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VOL. 28 NO. 42
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Fort Sumner, N. M., Nov. 21.?
There's gold at the end of the rain
bow^-gold bricks. "
Secret Service agents today Impounded
38 stjver bricks and disclosed
a Western thriller Involving
burled treasure, ancient maps from|
*-*?***> K "~"vrrm ~f,--=rnT>t.TTyj'
and high pressure confidence work.
Taciturn, they withheld details'
tending possible arrests. llu| Emmett
B. .Hargett, Secret Service agent,
did disclose this much:
VA West Texas banker and others
already have been swindled of neatly
$300,000. Several gold bricks dug
up in Texas actually were :>rnnze.
Washington, Nov. 21.?Secretary
Hopkins of the Commerce Depart
ment has regained fourteen of the
twenty pounds he lost during u long
illness, and friends said today that
they expect to see him at hie desk
aoon. < "!.! fyt
Washington, Nov. fX.?'^reserve
the dignity of your Christmas greet
ings" tne Post Office Department
pleaded ^today. "ISc^d tfeeir first
Back of the slogan lay the fact
that the department gets 3 cents
for handling a first class letter out
of town, and 2 cents locally, where
as only 1 1-2 cents is the fee on a
third cliass, unsealed envelope.
San FYanc'iscff, (Nov. 21.?Sammy
Boy, probably the only dog ever ta
have his name in a telephone dlreo
tory, is dead of a heart attack. He
Sammy Boy was brought here
from Lios Angeles by his owners.
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Davidson, for
an wppearanco at a charity show
but became ill. '
Hollywood, Nov. 21.?A walk-out
of 25,000 AOTj sttrtHO*"-craftsmen,
scheduled foe this morn^ig, was
postponed at least temporarily pent!
^further donfet^tvetes between
producers and unionists.
fThe delay was announced last
night at conclusion of an emeigency
conference on the federation's demand
for 10 per cent wage boosts.
Chicago, Now. 21.?A park dietrlst
policeman, Harry Francois, 37
was shot and killed last night as
he approached three men who were
In the act of holding up a couple
In a parked automobile.
A single bullet fired without warn
fng by one of the holdup men pier
c?d Francois* left arm and side anil
struck his heart. His squad car Com
panlon, Frederick Blank, chased the
trio when they (led hut they separated
and escaped amid a fusillade
from the sergeants pistol.
Austin. Texas. Nov. 21.?With (at
young bucks running all over the
hunting areas, Texas game officials
forecast the biggest kill since IndlanN
bagged (he fwtlly oreatures
with bow and arrow.
The game department boosted Its
kill estimate 10,000 to a record 45,
000 this season. Thirty thousand
' were taken last year.
Riverside. Calif., Nov. 21.?Watei
from the Colorado River gUBhed in
tO 33,000,000,000 gallon Cajalcc
Reservoir today at the rate ot 276
IKK) gallons a minute, bringing the
metropolitan aqueduct to Los An
gelea a step nearer completion.
No Detail To!
ACCORDING to a friend of mln
Th eYan^Sa/ ?* Mrth> 1^" ti
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fNov. 21.?ffhe GoMerpment
continued today to produce
iDiumony hkkihi manure s.uK'ir nnaj
Max Backum Alias Baker of New
York, alleged members of a sliver
The men went on trial in U. S.
*fv-/<vriTV "ctog'H -Yrt-rr--s mfoiaJay*--?ritr' ?'
charges of transporting more than
$6,000 worth of stolen silverware In
to North Carolina from other states
The defendants were arrested in
Raleigh, Nov. 21.?Resources of
state commercial hanks reached
"another new high' in October and
Industrial bank resources gained 1
over last year, Hank Commissioner <
Gurney P. Hood reported today. J
Wadosboro, Nov. 21.?Flack Hatch '
or, 45, of Rockingham, was Instant
ly killed and his brother, Bills Hat
cher. Is In a serious condition In
the Anoon Sanatorum with broken
legs and other injuries following
a collision of their automobile with
one said to have belonged to W.
R. Cole of Rockingham and driven
by his son, Robert Cole.
Beaufort, Nov. . 21.?The U. a
Board of Inspection's inquiry into
the collision of the fishing boa;
Southland and the tug Eepeco Friday
night, with a death toll of tea.
will ,be resumed probably at Norfolk
or some other convenleut porl.
8urvlvors of the Southland's crew
testified before the board here yesterday,
as well as the owners ol
the boat, and officials of shipbuilding
company who built the craft.
The officers and crew ,of the tug
which continued Its trip after the
crash remain to be heard.
Statesville, Nov. 21.?The -North
Carolina Fair Tax Association
whose chief purpose has been Opposing
the sales tax, announced to- .
day that three new members had |
been added to its advisory board
and that the anti-aales tax fight (
would "ibe continued. 1
O&stoula, Nov. 21.?Plana for a
city wide Christmas "festival ' of
[ lights," designed to encourage extensive
Christmas lighting decoration
in Greater Gastonla homes,
were announced today by Bxecn*
tlve Secretary B. T. Dickson of the
Gastonla Chamber of Commerce.
Raleigh, Nov. 21.?<Ttee Federal
Government has exclusive Jurisdiction
over game in the Plsgah National
Pbrest and the Bute cannot
enforce its game laws in the area,
Federal Judge I. M. Meekins ruled
in a judgment filed here yesterday.
Rock Hill, S. C., Nov. 21.?D. Shel
ton Phelps, president, announced to
day 1.721 students were enrolled at
W.nthrop College this year.
Staterfvllle, Nov. 21.?Coroner N.
iD. Tomlln and hla Jury yesterday
Afternoon investigating the death of
Lonnle S. Duncan, 46. card room
foreman in a Vocal cotton mill, who
, died last (Tuesday as a result ot
injuries caused by being hit by an
I automobile driven by Walker l?yler
ly, Jr., of Hickory, found that the
accident was unavoidable and absolved
Lylery of all blame.
i Greenville, 8. C., Nov. 21.?Pupils
> of Parker District schools remained
, away from classes today due to ai
> precautionary (week's .shutdown aft
ter 1,000 students got down with
colds and influenza.
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> nko knows as many good stories
?e last night of the revival meeting.
His subject was eternal damnation.
maud, 1m urged the engng?ti? to
L "oo that last dread day there will
-1 al?Tiwt no teeth." !
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KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. C. THU
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o Preach At First. Baptist 1
T V JH
DR. ZENO WALL "
Pastor of the Hirst Baptist Church '*
>t ancluy, who will preach at a se ies
of services beginning at .the M
:irst Baptist Churcn here Sunday at
light, continuing through Dec. 3. (0
CHOIR LEADER J
HORACE EASOM \[
*ho wlU have charge of ?he uuslc ln
n a aerlee of eervlcee at the F}rst j,
Baptlet Church "here "next \v00*!' ' \(
Scries of Services At ai
First Baptist Next Week
A special week of Gospel preach 1 tl
Ing and song will be held ut the l<
First Baptist Church each night a
7:30 o'clock, beginning Sunday and
continuing through Dec. 3rd. tl
Dr. Zeno Wall of the First Bap I'
tlat Church, Shelby, an outstanding tl
leader among Southern Baptists tl
and a former president of the North
Carolina Baptist State Convention. J
will bring the message each night,
In charge of the music will ' be
Horace Easom, a favorite song lead
er and director of religious educa p
tton. The week promises a great d
blessing to nil who come. ^
A special invitation is extendei
to Christiana of other churches and
? hearty welcome awaits all who
* -1 - - - CALLING
ALL BROKEN TOYS *
Those chief aides to Santa Claus,
tha smoke eaters of the Kings
Mountain flra department, have requested
that persons having old or
broken toy# bring them to the
Town Halt so that they might be
repaired and given to under-prlvl.
leged children Christmas.
Each year for the past several
the firemen have been repairing
?nd delivering toys to the boys and
olrl* of King* Mountain who would
otherwise be overlooked b/ Santa
Claus. Thle year the Llonc Club la
co-operating with the Firemen to
make the event an even bigger eucceee
than in the yeara before.
Peraona having old or broken
plaything* are requested to either
bring them to the Town Hall or
relt 196 and the Firemen will aend
for tha toy*.
The Hat of deaervlng children
will be secured from the offoce of
the Red Croae.
Ted Gamble has been named by
the Fire Department ae General
Chairman of the tpy prjoeet and
Otis Fails at assistant.
AY K A O QROVK
Thsra will bar a big staging convention
at ths Oak Orovs Church
Sunday afternoon at 2 P. M. Every
ona <s forked to come out and en
Joy and take part In the a logins.
JULmm. Nov. Mt?Waring to
again Issued to banks, mere bants
and others who cash Unemployment
Compensation check* to be sure - of
the Identity of the payee, and to an*
?*- - - _ a ? . .
Irna* ui? cn?cK? ar? nox oraer row
tft? Pttotfd <m wcfc
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RSOAY, NOV. 23, 1939
ihanged To Di
Santa's arrival In Kings Mountain1,
r the IfTlcial opei^lug of the
Itplultiluu aa.a a/)n 1* nu kaun -1??' ?? * ??T 1
rcording to Charles Thomasson
ho has charite of the parade, n
[ore elaborate opening will take
ace to make up for the few days
tlay. Three bands are scheduled
) play and march !u the parade,
affney, Shelby and Kings Mourn
In Bands are making plans to atnd
the big opening.
The time has been set tor 6:00 P.
? and everyone, including the old
id young are Invited to be preseut
ir the gala event. Santa Claus will
s here in person to present _ the
>od little fbovs and girls with .t
resent. The Kings Mountain Merlants
Association Is sponsoring
ie opening, and merchants are coierating
to make this the biggest
rginning of the Christmas season
rer presented here. ?
Town electricians have already
sgun to install the beautiful color
I lights and to put other decorums
so that Kings Mountain win
Ally be "dressed up" for Hie blp
Teachers from Rutherford. Oaston
id Cleveland counties attended a
inference on Health and Physical
ducation here at the Central
[thiol yesterday afternoon. Apoxlmately
700 teachers from the
ree counties heard Mr. James E.
ogers. Director of the Nationa
hysical Education Service, the
ain speaker for the meeting. Mr.
ogera who IS one of the leaders of
tis work in the United States, was
itroduced bv ,Mr. Charles Spence*-.
iripctor of Health and Physical Ed
cation 'of "^forth Carolina. Sept. R
V Barnes presided at the meeting
id presented Mr. Spencer.
Mr Rogers told the large audien
3 that every child was e\lt!ed to
tree things, namely: 1. an Educaon.
2. a healthy body, and third,
constructive play program.
At the conclusion of the meeting
le visiting teachers were invited to
mpect the modern Physical Educaon
Building of the Kings Mountin
Cl..k TO i..?
iicm 9 vjiuu -aliauivsgivnig
upper This Evening
Members of the Men's Club will
njoy thel#- annual iT^hanksgivtns
Inner this evening at 6:30 In the
Voman's Club Building. A delict
us turkey dinner with all the trimtings
will be served by member*
f the Woman's Club.
There will be no special pro.
ram as the entertainment meeting
vas presented at the last meeting
nd tonight's affair will be a bus!
All members are reminded to b<
resent for the big annual dinner.
By WILL ROGERS
'TTIERE is a little difference in
A IKa nrnu fliA lrw>lr of ViirtO'ta
MIU n UJ VUV (|ll 10 IVWI% H V ? > I I I I ?
now. Maybe the girls now have
got .the right idea and their mas
were all wrong. I don't know.
But anyway, its different.
I hoard about a nice old lady
that cried over her daughter at the
wedding and everything, just like
ehe'd been cried over herself. Then
when the wedding supper was all
eat up and everything, the ma went
to daughter and says, "Now, hefore
you start on your trip, if I
was you I'd tske that wedding
dress and- lay dt away in a boa
wfth lamdw. I don* that with
the good* tfo made of, you kaow,
after my weddiag, and It'd bo nke
if you'd mto it for your daughter's
r?*"" foot!" eeye
daughter. til put It away all
right, Wt I want to save it for mr
own weddinge! When I get through
with it, daughter can hare it if
there's anything left Why, ana,
of tillage than you-all used to,
When red only need things eaee
we gins get a lot more good owl
d thea laid 'em aWay." . -
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Re-Elected State President ??
v?ho was re-elected President of the
North Carolina Lutheran Brother, j 8
hoed at the annual meeting in Gas- ^
tonia Tueaday. d
Lutherans Hear Gov.
Cooper In Gastonia
Lutherans of North Carolina: a
hoard Governor Prentice Cooper of| 1
Tennessee in the annual meeting of 1
the State llrotherhoad hi Gastonia*
Tuesday night. ..Governor Cooper's <
speech was the climax of the all- t
day meeting. at which Aubrey t
mauney, president, presided. Ap- J
proximately 40 Luthetans from 1
Kings Mountain attended the meet- I
ing which drnw over 600 laymen t
from all parts of the State.
Aubrey Mauney was re-elected j
President and W. K. Mauney was f
re-elected Treasurer. Reports and j
r.ddresecs Inclt-dert tho'e by W. K.
Maunev. ,Dr. E. C. Cooner. Ri-v. L. ,
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R. Ilamm, and Aubrey Mauuoy. (
Preceding the Governor's address '
at the banquet, the Mauney Twins, 1
Miles and Ernest, played the Hun- '
qarinn Rhapsody; Rep. A. b. Bill
winkle of Oastonia Introduced the '
speaker of the evening.
The Lions Club presents its secon
annual amateur slkaw at thHigh
School Auditorium tomorrow
It'rlH'n v VavoInhor Oor 7 9A n ?
| "K ' V??l W?l MT( t? v ?"/ |/. Ill
.The entire profits *. oin this show
are to be used in the Lions Sight
Conservation wprk, who are at pres
tut engaged in the examination and
titling of glasses for fifteen tf our
The Amateur Show laRt year was
one of the outstanding entertainments
presented in our town. and
tltis year promises to be "en better.
The $10 first prize and $5 sec
'end prize plus the desire of our
local people to have a part In this
ta In operation again now that debate
on neutrality has given way to
(decision and Senators and Repress*
latfves are back home again. Ths
WiSllgators of-our national legistslion
are anxiously trying to fla<f
(Cont'd on ba?it pafe)
wormy uiint-riaKini; na? urnuKii.
nut a record crowd of entries.
The talent scouts have been hard
at work for acme time are really
enthusiastic over the acts they
have been able to secure. Thev say
''This will be the most enjoyable
sbow Kings Mountain has had the
, opportunity of seeing and those
missing it will always regret It.'
'AH participants needing a pianist
lo help them in their act are request
ed to meet at -- the High School
Building tonight at 7:30 to practice
their act with the accompanist who
will be provided by the IJons Club.
The me tribe rt of the Lions Cluh
are- deeply appreciative of the fine
jpirit of cooperation that the people
of Kings Mountain have given
them in all their activities attempted
and are confdent that <agiln the
citisene of our town will hack tble
project to help in sight conservation
In this community.
Alt ftAraAfia tfAdrlnv Ifl I
I advance can focure tbera fn'tn nn?
I member of U>? LVooe Chih?
iMrfV^W.Whn'r Vi iT. j Mlw..
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FIVE CENT8 PER COPY
Members of the Kings Mountain
olunteitf Firo Department Were
tertallierl for rtie first time since
s OrgaitUutioti in May lst.'il by the
Ions C'kib lust .Tliursc'hy evening
the Mountain View House. After
.< delicious dinner was served ac
hich President j. \V. Milam preded
the meeting was turned over
> Lion fharles Thomasson who id
rogram chairman for the year. Mr.
Iloillli;M("| j j'.O" t- '. ll, 'Jin
?elr loyal Uui> to Kings Mounta'a
rogsctrty owners. Mi*: Thotnasson
nought out i?i,r futi' that the flcolen
serve practically without pay.
hich Is only for each fire
Itendert. This, said M|*. Thotnasson
t: just about enough to have their
lotlies cleaned nfter a fire. "You
renten are subject to call 24 hours day
"6.r> days In the year," said.
!r. Thoma-caon'. "and we are ex
reinely happy to have you as onr
Dion Tom Fulton who was a charrr
member of the department and
i now a member of the Towik
ouncil stated that the Kings Moun
tin (Department was the best equip*
ed for its size' in the southeast,
nd that the fire loss for Ktngea
fountain was the lowest cf any
:iwn in the state of the same size.
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uiuu ?111111111 noun auaea a few
ords of praise for the department
nil stated that he would like . to
ee the firemen receive more mony
for what they do for King*
Haywood E. Lynch, an invited
best, congratulated the club memiei-8
on the. fine word they wero
oing for Kings Mountain.
Chief Grady King thanked the
-lonft Club in behalf of each metnler
of the Fire' Department. Chief
Cing said. "It takes co-operation on
he part of the citizenship to have
first class fire department. and
is long as the people will lend a
telpitig hand (Kings .Mountain will'
iave a good department.'
Rev. H. C. Sprinkle, Jr., Pastor
oi Central Methodist Church was
volcomed as a new member, being
ransferred front the Black Mountain
Chrb. Red Sprinkle expressed
ri in self as being very' happy to be
n Kings Mountain and a member of
he Lions Club.
The following firemen enjoyed,
he hospitality cf the club. The
!lr;5t six named have been members,
tince the deportment was organized
n May 1931; Chief G. W. King;
\ssistant Chief, Otis Falls, Charles
billing. P. D. Fulton. J. P. Tignor,
^arl David?on and J). H. Alien, E.
FV. Bridges, I* M. Logan! T. W Gam
)le. P K. Falla, Ernest (Hayes, O. ?.
3rlgg. . W. McCarter, J. W. Milam.
F E. Finger. Earle McGill, J. T. Jolly
and C H. McDanlel.
Lions Don . Blanlon and Fred
Rtallworth were named as the program
committee for the next meeting
to be held December 7th.
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Class Broken In
The large plate glass In Keeter'a
men's window was broken Saturday
about noon when a car ran over ft
bottle In the stree, striking it just
at the right angle to send it crashing
into the window. It waa very
fortunate that no one was standing
lu line with the bottle.
The glass will be replaced as
scon as one can be secured. It was
understood that the window was Insuftd.
by JameS Preston
(opinions Expressed in Tnia column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
- This Newspaper.)
"Mending the political fences*" Is
n homely phrase right out of the far
ruer's vocabulary. Stnce representative
democracy, the American method
of doing. things. Is grassroota anct
<;crnfed In nature, It la only natural
that It should be" so.
It refeirs, of coarse, to the Congre?
nan's periodical return home to find
out what his constituents are thinking.
lie tries to get a good plctare,
at such times, as to what the home
folks think about the way he acted
In the past and the way should
act in the future.
iSh mistakes he made in the peat
tire "brealra" In his FENCE of votes.
Obviously, he wants to repair them.
At anv rate, this familiar nrnxiss