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- Indianapolis, Nov. 14.?Baby Bunt
tag contrary to the old cradle song 1
tagged along when daddy went rab- i
Mt hnuiiUg!*- (
Someone phoned Sheriff A1 Preeti ?
' ey to report a hunter had his four i
year old son with him dressed in a i
*Wte suit. 'Duplies warned the
man other hunters might shoot the
child by mlstskc. He took the boy i
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bor Department intervened today ?j '
toy union rcqueat ? in an eleven' 1
day old strike by 5.000 long-shore- J I
men that has tied up coastal ship
ping in and ont of Set, York harbor
Washington, Nov. 14.?The wagehour
_ administration tackled today !
the Job of fixing. V1- a ?'n8l? order[ 1
mimhnurn pay for 650,000 workers
In 13,500 establishments of the ap- '
Pottsvllle. Pa., Nov. 14.?A mild
mannered, 32 year old junk yard
worker sat quietly in a Jail cell to-'
day awaiting hearing on charges of,
aayingl his two small children in a
fit of despondency.
-. Slashed with a razor and beaten
with fl hammer phOHron
ycpterday. Their mother, who ran
screaming from their modest homo
in-nearby Port Carbon Friday night,'
lay in a critical condition from m
Washington. Nov. 14.?Although
Congress likes to wind up Us work
early in a Presidential election year
a dozen time consuming issues wil
confront the legislators in January.1
Heading the lie will be a record ^
defense program and a probable
dhowdown on the Administration's
reciprocal trade agreements.
_ Washington, Nov. 14.?Edward J.
Noble, Undersecretary of Commerce:
advocated today a campaign to atlm I
utete tourist travel to Latin America
as a means of creating some new
**ofk for ghlv^ dttvdrbed (from Eitrope.
White Plains, N. T? Nor. 14.?A
Tear ago a- farmer found a shivering
tittle animal he thought was a rabbit
and presented It to Mrs. P. O.
Pratt Rye, N. T. Today the "rabbit"
Wore a Mm ribbon won at the
eighth annual Westchester Cat
Show. It had grown Into n price-win
nint female ma ax cat.
Chicago, Nov. 14.?Despite the
double blow dealt the 1939 Thanks*
giving turkey ? two feast dates in
one. year ? the nation may pay a
slightly lower price for the delicacy
than it did a year ago, market conditions
Harrlsbnrg, Pa., " Nov. 14.?navld
L. Lawrence, chairman of the Democratic
Party in Pennsylvania, was
summoned to trial to day on a
charge of blackmail stemming
from the daya when a split in the
party ranks precipitated a Orauu
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In Favor of t
M TyTEAR Durham, North Carolina,
time Southerner. His body-ser
war and the two of them scarcely 1
for more than a week at a time. V
W Civil War the B??ro, had ceae~alc
After freedom came, the aaaoeiatioa
In the latter year* of Ma Ufl
spiritualism. One uy as Jaha, the I
,3m man approached him end said:
"Jofca, I've jrat a proposition
getting old and feeble. I am mk a
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Concord, Nov. 14.?Mrs. Julius
fisher, prominent Concord voman.
a as inatantb' killed about 7 o'clock
his morning in- an automobile acctienl
near Koanokc Vu., according
o a message reaching here this
Cnffney. 8. C . Nov. 14.?Two wo
men are being held in county Jail
;?erc for questioning in connection
A-itli'an Investigation into the death
rear old painter of this city, who
tied at the hospital here lo?t week
under circumstances that led to a
North Wilkeaboro. Nov. 14.-Offt
ers sought today to solve the mvs f
rlouH slaying of Sanford Maurice
lliirchetfe. 63. who was shot and
killed In his home Saturday night
as he was undressing to retire.
Burcbette was shot through a win
dow. The shotgun load went through
the .window screen,. glass and
curtains. Burcbette sold household
article In rural communities.
Spartanburg. S. C.. Nov. 13.? An
automobile collision on the Spartan
burg-linion highway, eight miles
south of here, resulted in death to
three persons and serious injury to
three others yesterday."
Ualeigh. Nov. 14.?Officials of the
North Carolina Society of Sons of
lie American Revolution wondered
today if Noah Brock. 103 year old nn
tlvc of Davie county who now lives
iri Darlington. Ind.. is not probably
the only living grandson of?a veteran
of the Revolutionary war.
Brock applied by letter last week
for membership in khe North Carolina
society. He said he was born
in 1836 and served during the Confederate
war as a lieutenant In com
pany B, 10th regiment of "Virginia
calvary'. He said his grandfather,
Nathaniel Brock of Davis fought In
the revolution and died January 28,
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Chrtrlotte, Nov. 13.?iThree men
were held' here tiday on charges of
blowing safes in the Gary bottliug
company and Canada Dry bottling
company plants here. Only a small
amount of cash was taken in the rob
Mule Runs Away
, For the first time in many years
a mule ran away on the streets of
Kings Mountain Wednesday morning.
The mule was standing hitched
to a two-horse wagon while the other
one .was being shod at the black
smith shop at the rear of the Town
Hall, when all of a sudden the animal
(became frightened, and started
running towards Piedmont avenue,,,
between the old Presbyterian Church
and the Town Hall, then down|
Piedmont to Mountain street where
Pat Tlgnor turned the raun-away In
to the curb. The mule belongod to
John Orr of near Bessemer City and
waa driven by a colored man.
Considerable excltedent was ere
ated but no damage was done Glitter
to the mule or the wagon.
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S. COBB .
there formerly lived a typical oldrant
had been hia alave before the
tad been separated in all their lives
|Then the young master went to the
*c, too, H kfa perooaal attendant.
."SS^r ln^,ud b
Mffro, ?M chopptof mod tbo wkltk
to make to you. Both of ue are
maty and you moot bo aosnowhoTO
ad neither of us will lire vary much
in* you do, TO do the same thin*
Jofch. Til do Jost what you sea."
Up Dare," ho added, "fen's jost
W *f you data come back is tswk
MO he she* dat you come in do
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Kings Mountain Has Wall
The prom-am of Adult Kducation j
is well planned to meet the need*
and interests cf the Individual as is
shown by- the work, which is being
done tn Cleveland county.
At tho last census 193d, there
were 1324 illiterates who could not
read nor write. Today 675 of that number
have been tuught the fundamentals
of primary' education. Of
this number in Kings Mountain. '375
have been given the opportunity of
sharing knowledge ? hence tcday
Kings Mountain is - practically 98
A number of Instances could be
cfunl' sliL'Ting tlie ^niurtccT" liTterestT
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iu i uv ?uuu(i sua me uiu ui ,ini?
wcrk. througfi these schools they
pre able to live a fuller aud more
broadened life. The following human
interest stories will reveal
iheir gratitude and appreciation:
A lady, age 68, who did not^ know,
her name in print la now able to
write a very creditable letter and
read the reply. She said ito her tea*
eher, "no amount of money, could
buy this slip in Education given me
Another is that of a young man
who wanted to learn to read hla
Bible. After three months as a student
of the Adult School re la able
to i-cad his Bible and has an unusual
conception of what he has read
and is able to explain It.
The different phases of Adult Edu
ration are: Literary, General Adult
Education, Parent Education, Leisure
Time Activities aud Home Mak
iug ? in these different phases 624
students are enrolled.
Cleveland county has at this time
it white and 2 colored teachers.
The teachers realize that they
must seize every opportunity to discuss
social and ecouomic questions
with their students and correlate
these questions' with the experiences
of the group..
The adult education teachers in
Kings Mountain ccopeiate one hundred
percent with the public school
school teachers in the Job of educating.
Eatfr week one of the adult1
tetfchers acta as a visiting teacher,
going into Dm homes where the
school attendance has beep, poor the
week before. This visiting teacher
endeavors to arouse Interest in
school attendance and to clarify any
misunderstanding the home may
have concerning the school. Since
the program has 'been iu operation,
the public school- toarhersjjftve no
ticed a greater interest in the
sclrools and the perv-^ .u of attendance
has been raised. The publis
schools are very much benefitted (by
the program, and it Is felt that a
splendid1 Job is being done through;
these adult teachers.
J. E. McLaughen I
Passes At Age
Funeral services for J. E. McLauKhcn,
age 73, were held at Central
Methodist Church on Sunday afternoon
at 2:30. and interment made
In Mountain Rest cemetery. Rev. H.
C. Spripkle, Jr., the pastor, was in
charge of the services, assisted by
Rev. P. ,D. Patrick, pastor of the
First Presbyterian Church.
Mrs. Charles Williams sang "Going
Home" and a male quartet com
posed of Smyre Williams, Carradine
Moss, Hal Olive and I. B. Qoforth,1
sang ''In The Sweet Bye and Bye".1
Active pall bearers were E. A '
Smith, Paul Nelsler, Hayne Blackmer,
Joe Nelsler, Hunter Neisler
and Dr. W. L. Ramseur.
Honorary pall bearers were a num
ber of former friends and associates;
of the deceased.
rrlio mnnv hean-tifiil floral dealma
bore silent testimony of the sympathy
and love for the bereaved faml
Mr. Me f^ughen passed away soon
after returning home from a football
game Friday afternoon. News
of Ms passing was a great shock
to relatives and friends.
He was a native of Dallas, N. C?
and member of a well-known family
of Oast on County. .
For the pest forty years he has
lived in Kings Mountain. Soon after
moving here he Joined Centre! Mhyt
odist Church of which he wee' , js
member st the time of hie death.
He was s traveling salesman and
was aotlve until the time of his
Surviving are his widow, who was
before marriage Miss Rose Indwell
of Greensboro; two daughters, Mrs.
J. D. Smith of Kings Mountain, sad
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THURSDAY, NOV. 1S, 1939
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Lions Club 1
BAPTIST TO BUILD
The congregation of the rival Bap t
tisi Church voted last Sunday morn1 j
:ng to erect a new parsonage on the s
King lot on Gaeton street. The new]
lo; is at the rear of the present site t
of the parsonage. A modern home Is s
to be built Including heat. It Is un- t
dcrstocd that the construction will ^
begin very soon. The house is to be f_
of brick veneer construction. j
The house and lot at the corner 8
of King and Gaston streets, former-' 1
i ly the parsonage has been sold to1
! Mr. Byron Keeter. 1
1 OYSTER SUPPER 8ATUROAY t
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Circle No. 2 ot Central Methodist t
1 Church will serve an oyster supper t
. Saturday evening, Nov. 18th in the C
! basement of the Church. The delicl- s
i ou? supper will be only Zee nrct tnej i
public is invited. The meal, will he |
Served from 5:30 to 8:30. \
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By WILL ROGERS
IT'S funny how people want to
* know all about a guy that
they're going to give a dime to.
Just aa aoon as somebody asks you
for enough to boy a meal, you
want to know whether ho soar
misspent a Many and whother he's
"deserving. Why, eure, he's deserving,
if he's hungry.
Well, there arms a tramp some to
a honoo and Aokod If ha could
hovol eff fls first WW fall, since
It wasn't vary heavy. The lady
-I got to aokyoa this," oho oays.
-Do?m Uqoor at all?"Now,
Mjra tho tramp, -1 got
to know oomatKlaf Mtrt I eaa
jroa. Am I to undontaM .
that thtojo a iathattoa. or jo* ,
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'Members of Kings Mouutaiu's Vol
'uteer Fire Department win be
;uertts of the Local Lions Club at
heir regular meeting at the Moun-,
aln View House thus evening at
Chairman of the Program Mommlt
ee, C. F. Thomasson. anniunced
hat 20 firemen are expected to atrntl
the dinner tomorrow evening,
rhla la the, first time that any organization
has feted the Volunteer
Bremen of Kings Mountain for the
tervlce which they reuder. practical
y without cost, to the town.
In a statement to the Herald. Mr.
("homasson said: "Not since the|
sea of the Fire Department began
he work of making Kings Mountain
i safe place in which to liv? have
hey ever been publicly thanked for
he things they do. We. of the Lions
Hub wish to take this cportunity to I
diow them that we do appreciate
Firemen of Kings Mountain are
ilways ready at a moment's notice,
o drop whatever they are doing
>.nd' .answer any call. For their ser.
rices they receive a small amount
or each fire call they answer. The
present system was organized in
nay, 1931. with Grady King as Fire
Since 1931 two trucks have been
idded to the equipment. ThN brings
Kings Mountain's force of equipnent
to a standard adequate for the
protection of the town. Mr. . King
itlll serves as chief of the fire department.
Calls are answered Immediately,
with the voliftvteer firemen
working as smoothly as professional
firemen to extinguish fires.
Drills in fire fighting technique are
Sold to assure greater efficiency on
the part of the men.
gCOUT COURT OF HONOR
The regular meeting of the Scout
Court of Honor will be held in the
Court room of the City Hall at 7:10
this evening. Scout troops are urged
to attend In a body, as this is an
Mb Oofortb, Jr., and Oeo
?*?! ? Aa411 aaaaJwa fhnll
usiumurc, ?if.. pin
Bo?le Bil|M at thl? Court of Hon
or,, with their mother* recetvini
rtfw Tlnlature Steele H*d?4?
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Members of the Kings M ;'iintala
Merchauts' Association vo: U at
heir meetiug Monday night ?u the
I'owu Hall to have their 'Christmas
ipeniug Friday night, Dccemoer 1st.
L'ommiltce* Were* nnnhintMt ?<?
. - ?- -- ? ? ?f ?.vw- ?*? Mit?nv
irrangemeuts for a most elaborate
xcusiou inaugurating the beginning
>t the 'Christmas season.Santo- . / ' '
L'laus ha? been extended a cordial
Invitation to be present, gifts will be
on hand for alt the children and the
rd on. More definite information as
to the opeuing will "l?? published as
soon us the plans areknown. . *
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Members voted their approval to
Inviting the Shelby Hand to Kings
Mountain opening and in turn the
local hand wQuld go to the Shelby
Kings .Mountain wilt observe "old
Thanksgiving as the holiday and atfc
members agreed to close their wtor- ' ,
ei November 30th It was also dec id
t-d to close Monday, December 35th,
A committee was appointed to 'con.
tact the civic clubs of Kings Mountain
for cash prizes to be awarded
the winners of the best decorated
homes and stores.
Another committee wast appointed
to solicit . funds for additional Christmas
street light decorations- to makb
Kings. Mountain one of the most
.beautifully decorated towns for the
Members voted to have, Mrs." Geo.
Moss. Secretary, commissioned a
Notary Public so that members may
have her notorize papers without
President J. it. Keeter presided
during the meeting which was largo
Jy attended, and every member pres
cut was enthusiastic about the outlook
for holiday business. Several
members were heard to remark that
it was one of the best meetings they
had ever attended.
Rev. H. C. Sprinkle
Preaches At Armistice
Rev. If. C. Sprinkle, Jr., recently
appointed pastor of Central Methodist
Church, tcld a capacity congro
guuuu ni me nr* rresDyrenan
Chtinch Sunday night, that ' Them
v;ill never he a war that will en*
wars." The occasion for the sermon
was the annual Armistice sermon,
which is a feature in the churches
of King?, Mountain.
Itev. Ccy* Hunter, member of thn
Otis p. Greene Pcstof the American
Lesion, ?n the opening prayer,
after which Rev. A, G. Sargeant,
pastor if the First Baptist Ohurch,
read a list, of names of Cleveland
county men who died in the World
War. and alfst of thoste who served
in the war and have died slncn
then. Rev. P. D. Patrick, pastor of
First Presbyterian, presided at thn
service; with special musdc fnrntahctl
, by the Church Choir.
Kigheen I.egionairres, occupying
special seats and1 the Legion Auxiliary
seated opposite the Legionheard
Rev. Sprinkle point out four
items which make for maintenance
I of Peace, namely Liberty, (education
[ for Peace. Respect for Law, and
j Loyalty to Christ.
by James Preston
(Opinions Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily th? Views of
For hard and realistic descriptions
of what something really
means. Us usually a good idea to (O
to the dictionary or encyolopedht.
The deflnltiona qonlafwed therein
may not be very poetic, bat they
give a real picture of the hard facta
Here's the definition of war cos.
tatned in the encyclopedia:
"The act of war consists In the
destruction of men'a bodies and the
work of their hands.'
Mere and more, as reports from
all over the world come pontine into
Washington^ exports are betas
made to realise the destructive effect
of war. either directly or tndl
rortiv (a the "work of men's heads*
?to the Industry and enterprise
i that In time of peace are devoted to
making the material life of people
happier and more comfortable.
The Mrst dbee ration . naturally
l made by economists on this subject
(Cont'd on back pace)
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