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NYA Sewing .
/The local iiYA mowing room" hs^1
/ been active (or the past few weeks
/ in making and repairing garments
Vo (or distribution. During the days'
^-from November 11 throngh 24, the
following work was woaomp\ishcd: '
Made: d' pairs overals; 3? slips; I
23 dresses; 13 shirts; 39 pairs nut*
1ng underwear for boys and girls;
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Patched (or the Red Cross. two
ehlrts; 1 dress; 7 pairs pants; 3
sweaters; also for the Red Cross.
IS woolen dresses were made. Including
8 children and 4 women's,
to be sent to Poland.
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Clothing was given to 37 children
which included: 8 pairs overalls;
22 shirts; 22 pairs underwear; 28
slips; 14 dresses; 9 pairs panttesr;
1 coat and pair pants; 5 quilts.
iMiss Dale gave one hour each
week to teach NYA girls the Bible.
Rev. H. C. Sprinkle, Jr., gave a
talk ou Thanksgiving.
State And N
that some municipal building codes
foster costly raokete, the Justice
Department Is preparing a threefold
attack on code restrictions
'which officials believe are preventing
many a poor man from building
himself a cheap home.
Thurman W. Arnold, Assistant At!
torney General in charge of the
Anti-Trust Division, has openly of-1
fered the department's cooperation j
to an experimental builder willing
to challenge the codes in the courts, j
. Pittsburgh, Dec. 6.?Amerlla'e fi-.
nest .bridge players . concentrated |
here today tor the opening of the
18th annual National Contract mat
ches. . t
Judging toy advance registration,
XHtS WVfJK'lUUg (VUIUMUOIU ? W|TS
In ths world of bridge ? will be
' <be biggest *nd most nationally rep
resentattve event here held, offlcl-'
Boston, pec. 6.?"Straight froh
the hip" la MlN Anno B. Caeeron's
advice on how to dance 1940 style.
I;.. Assistant professor of physical
education and dance instructor at
Sargent College; Miss Cameron says
"latere are no more awkward
bumps and angles In the silhouettes
of i a couple dancing the modem
"Men no longor dance bent over
backwards and women dented fa
the middle; 1940 atyle dancing calls
toy straight posture and bodies rathfr
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Washington, Dec. $.?The Govern
moot's anti-trust suit charging 67
corporations, individuals ? and organzatlons
with conspiracy to tlx milk
prices, control the supply and suppress
competition- In the. Chicago area
may be acted--upon tpday by the
Dismissal of the Indictment was
ordered by the Northern Illinois
Fodfral District Court on the
ground that Congress had placed
control of the marketing of farm
products with the Secretary of Agriculture
and that the 1890 Sher'
man Anti-Trust Act no longor applied
to the defendants.
New Orleans, De<J. 6.?The Government
called A. L. Shuahan once
high In the councils of the Hnop P
Long political organisation, anf
four oo-defendante to trial today on
charges of using the malls to do
The indictment wae based on s
iota bond refunding operation ol
the Orleana Pariah Levee Board
which Shdahah. then headed, Is
-which a fee oT MM,000 alleged lj
iwae split among the defendant!
Is Paw, Texas, (Deo. 5.?Oamt>len
hit the; ground running today.
Meetlef By Pane's faro dealers,
oroopfefn. dicemen and oarisharpt
docked jetar to Jaares, Masted,'at
Tens Batngera oeodacted rarpTkH
raids. j.- **** * ?<*?' 4
Oldtimeft ssid It was the flip
time .gamblers were mot roamlnj
the streets since -the flret check erst
\ *e? geht opened Shop In ths dayi
y of the foe ahot pietel ?
Weegtngtnta, Dett l-A H?M
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Missionary To Speak At
t resbyterian Church
Rev. A. Hojrt MiUe, D. JD.. mission
ary to the Belgian Congo, will apeak
at the First Presbyterian Church
UiiM/lnw mnmtlnB n 11. ItA
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k Dr. Miller te a graduate of David
I son College, and of the Union Theo
logical Seminary. He la a brother
.o Dr. P. D. Miller, pastor of First
rTesbyterlan church In Raleigh,
and of Dr. Miller, noted surgeon In
Charlotte. He Is also a cousin of
Mrs. J. R.. Davis of this city.
ng hU year's furlough at Mission
Court !n Richmond, Vs. It Is Indeed
a privilege to > have him speak here
and we urge all who can to come
and hear him.
BLAMED IN DEATHS
Georgetown, 8. C.. (Dec. 5.?Frederick
Wenthworth Ford, Georgetown
tow boat line owner, and Ben
Ktnloch. 30. <negro engineer were
found dead yesterday aboard Ford's
boad. The Jeanette. in Waccamaw
river about nine miles north of
i Brief Form
(Ded 5.?A 45 foot
! .sailing yacht. The Lekola, with a
crew of seven that spoke only German,
was brought to Wrightsville to
day under escort of Coast Guard
patrol boat 222 of Morehead City.
R. L. Riggs, etnployee of the marine
service at Wrightsville, said
the captain of the patrol boat told
liiin he had acted under orders received
by radio from Charleston
last night in halting the Lekota in
Topsail Sound, near Topsail Beach.
The captain of the patrol boat,
whose name Riggs did not know, de
clined to give other information.
Manteo, Dec. 5.?Student aviators
from colleges and universities in
, North Carolina and Virginia will
' make their first cross country
flights to participate In the 86th
anniversary of the birth of aviation
at Kill Devil tflll. Dec. 17.
The students will land on a field
especially -prepared for them within
the shadow of the granite pylon
marking the spot where the Wright
brothers made their epochal flight
! in 1803.
The annlveilsary celebration. In
j fact, will be built around the etadents.
S Kanna polls, Dec. 5.?Charles Bob.
her of the Blackwell Park section
I itiraa In Dasisii P/vnntv Toll en Calft
I Iffao I?V?VWUUk/ IU fcWIMW
| bury today ponding the outcome of
I an inquest tills afternoon Into * the
I fatal shooting of William (Tommle)
Gregory early Sunday morning.
The elaylng occurred at a store
operated by JC. M. Moore two miles
north of here.
By WILL SOGERS
COME folks has always got their
J nerve along. Restaurant and
hotel people tell me that they meet
more nervy folks than anybody
slse, and I aont know whether they
mean that they are so much among
restaurant and hotel people, or
whether they mean to blame the
customers for all of It
One customer sat down in a
swell restaurant in PhiladslDhia.
and he ordered a double tenderloin
1 steak and a lot of other things they
didnt hare, and he got the nearest
they oould find to the things he
wanted. He complained about the
war the steak was done, and at the
and of the meal ha called for the
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KIN08 MOUNTAIN. N. C. T
| Veteran S
i / Two veteran Kings Mountain ma
i v Cinlalna O. nTarrcll anH CI IU
serving approximately 50 years in
timers" of tho rails have seen mi
span of half centuiy of railroadlni
great Southern Railway System, m
O'Farrell and Ormsnd have heen <
dot .h'r ? y* ?4?vmav i?e#?rvSe*rv?a,dev?
the seme trains and have stayed I
of their terminals,, and noW both i
town, Kings Mountain, The Best 1
CAPT. O'FARRELL'8 83 YEARS
? V * ' ? When
Cape. O'-Farrell climbed a.board
bla train last Thursday night
in Salisbury he began his last trip
of 63 years and six months of loyal
service as a railroad man. The veteran
conductor [began hie Hull road
experience as a mall clerk in May
l?8t>, (but in 188V when ine itepuoi.cans
turned the Democrats out be
jecame a flagman with the old Ma
con and Northern Railroad, which
is now a part of the Central oi
Georgia Railroad. In July 1894 he
accepted a position as flagman with
ilie -Southern at Central, S. C. In
December of the same year he nai
promoted to Freight Condnctor
Captain O'Farrell's first run on s
passenger train was as an extrs
conductor on the late Capt, Henrj
Moss' train from Charlotte to Wash
ington, D. C. He became a rcgulai
passenger conductor In 1910 and
since that time, a period of almosl
tC years he has been in charge o1
some of the best, fastest crack pas
singer trains on the main line, dou
ble track of the Southern Railway
System. At one time and anothei
Captain O'Farrell has been Conduc
tor, in complete charge - of tralm
37 and 38, The Crescent Limited
the finest train on the entire 8ou
thern System. At the time of hii
retirement Captain O'Farrell -wai
conductor on Southbound train No
36, which la known as New York
New Orleans Faet Mall, and north
bound train INo. 30, which wai
Known as xoe rjirnungnam rspecisi
The veteran conductor's run wai
from Salisbury to Atlanta and re
turn, and twenty trips were mad
When aaked by The Herald re
porter to relate eome of hla inter
eating experience* during hla hal
century of railroading Captatfi
O'Farreit with a smile on his face
said. "About all I have done sine
1886 la ride a train." But the Hei
aid man did uncover that the King
Mountain Conductor was the fin
one to run a passenger train inti
the new Union Station in Washing
ton. D. C.| dnd thdt the Washlngtoi
paper took pictures of the crow am
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HONE&TY 18 THE 8E8T
J. B. Mackey, 12-year-old schot
boy of grade 5-A of Central Schot
has found out by experience that 1
pays to be honest. J. B. found
five dollar bill that had been loi
by .Mr. Howard Jenkins on th
,.Laa1 eaeil Mr Tanlrlnn Hail 111
ntliuui J ai u. mil u vun>uw ...
loss announced In chapel and J. 1
turned the money in at the Prlnc
palls officii Mr. Jenk?|te rewards
the school lad with a dollar bill ft
hie honesty, and J. B. is very hapf
that he found the owner of tl
loot money and at the same tin
will have $1.00 of his own to i
do Christmas Shopping in the Be
Town In Hie State.
J. B. Uvea at 101 Baker street.
o. t. mays* nambd
Mr. O. T. Mayas was named ti
lister for Nomtier Four Townsh
. by the County Commissioners In
mooting held Monday In Shelby. ]
Hayes will attgnd a meeting of <
the Haters In Cleveland County f
Teg Hating wtll begin this T?
January 1st. Instead et April let
HUR8DAY, DEC. 7. 1839
in-line Southern Railway Conductor e.
I. Ormand, retired laat week after <
active aervice. These two "oldny
ehanoea take place during their
). They have been a part of thehleh
serves the South. Cf ptains
'St* Jt _SS?5^6X.. n
the same hotel in Atlante, one
nan will take it easy In their home
'own In The State.
?. CAPT. ORMAND'9 49 YEARS AS
' ? ?
It has been a long time since tbe
morning of September 12, 1891,
i' when Captain Ormand received a
| telegram instructing him to report
| to C. C. Kennedy, Yard Master, in
,' Charlotte for his first job as train'
'i man. When he contacted Mr. Ken
nedy the yardmaster looked at him
i and Jsughed and said, "Your train
] is on track 60." "I did not know
. CO from track 99, but I found it and
[ I have been running trains evei
i s'.nce," related the jolly King!
t Mountain Conductor. He started ou<
i as a flagman and was promoted t<
t Freight Conductor on December 19
. 1895. He made his first run as 1
i passenger conductor from Charlotti
t to Washington on December 23
r ana wo/i promoted to reguuc
. ptiMitr Nrtici In 1914. Ceptali
r Ormand started bis maln-lfno mi
[ vie* from Salisbury to Atlanta la
L 1918 and for 21 ysara has made i
r record that any railroader would b<
. proud of.
He, like his fellow-Kings Moun
r tain Condu ctor, has (been en trust e<
r from time to time with trains Nos
. 87 and 88, The Crescent Limited
i and at the time of his rettremen
t was In charge of trains number 3<
. and 35. two of the best trains oper
i ated by the Southern System.
, Captain Ormand said, "With rati
roadlng, you get a chance to ae<
. hoth sides of life, the passenger li
. one seat will be happy and Jolly
i maybe going to a party or a fool
^ ball game while lnr the next sea
, the passenger may <be going to i
? funeral." Continuing he said. **bu
B take It all in all 1 hate - enjoye
mighty near eTery minute of m:
? work, they were happy years to
t Captain Ormand b** had hi
nhare of famous* passengers durim
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I aughing Aro
Between the Clovt
DEFORE prohibition the bar in
>1 I think more quick humor or
>1 similar size on this hemisphere.
It I remember one night when i
>y condition wh elio|faf to the ri
announced that he waa off the ah
e v UWiy' hV"W' "'J110
hem you are with a ban on. Hon
>o The inebriated eoe raiaed I
"Drink by drink," he lmunur
Another time, a member wh
Jut given his order when a friem
atreke of buainesa downtown the
"BUI," he ehotfisd, "I'm in
aa two embark on a Jag together,
"fine," said Bffl. TTTspot j
. one day. waa aeting as boot to a
mt !> mm i
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Lions Club Meets
j iius Evening
The Kings Mountain Lions Club
will meet this evening at 7:00 In
thej^iyng rootn ot the Mountain
j \ tew House,. Lions Don Dlanton
and Fred Stallworth rw ill hava
charge of the program and all Lions
are invited to be present for the
meeting and supper.
| President Mike Milam asks each
I member not to forget to bring a toy
j to the meeting to help the Fire Dek.
J* JMrtHMHF-pF -oF"
making Santa Claus visit every
child in Kings Mountain.
ANCIENT BARREL HEAD
FOUND IN TAR RIVER
Greenville, N. C., Dec. 5.?Frank
E. Drooks said today that dredging
operations In the Tar river had uncovered
a barrel head at least 160
years old at the mouth of Hardee
Brooks said the barrel head showed
evidences of having been used
Erooks said the operations would
he comnleted soon and lame boat
: traffic would again bo seen on the i
Santa Given I
Sister of Local Mian
Dies In Kannapolis
Mi-b. \V. II. Moss, 44, died Sunday
at 1:00 p. m. at her home at 602
North Poplar street, in Kannapolis.
! Although she had been in declining
| health for some time. her death j
i was unexpected. Funeral services
were held Tuesday at 4:00 p. m. at
North Kannapolis Baptist church.
Rev. J. C. Yates officiated, assisted
. by Rev. J. L?. Bolen of Wesleyan 1
Methodist church. Burial was in
Ureealawn cemetery at China Grove
Among the surviving relatives is
Mr. J. L. Settlemyre, a brother, of
BETH 'WARE 4-H
CLUB BANQUET .
The Beth-Ware 4-H Club will hold
its annual banquet Wednesday even
ing. December 13th, at 7:3* o'clock
In the school's home economic
room. All members, parents, former
members, or friends are cordially in
vlted to attend.
la ae*a roast a iettltmiil of a serious
I loan completed, Bap add r?sod the
r v I V
m kaMt of tmllMag stna drink in
R; M '
-- -^^gtirih filar "go?
' All reservations must be made
" by December 8th with Miss Thelma
Coir-well, Route 2, Kings Mountain,
'* N. C.
TO BE PRE8ENTED
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t The annual operetta presented by
s the Central School will be staged
t Friday night at 7:30 In the Auditori
ium. The title selected (or this
y year's presentation is "The Magi's
r Gift,' which Is very fitting (or the
Christmas season of the year. The
s public is cordially Invited to attend
g and the admission will be 10c and
i Wc. ,
und the World
TN S. COBB
js and the Hiccough
IN S. COBB
the Lambs' Club was a famous place,
iginated there than any other spot of
> distinguished comedian in a groggy
UL Only a few days before, fee .bad
jJT forever. A fellow-ectoieentered.
urht you'd taken the pledge and new
did you get it?"
Us head, revealing a happy, dreamy
ed softly, "drink by drink."
0 was renowned for his capacity had
1 appeared. The friend had had a good .
hack and I want to celebrate, laty ^
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rou five to etart with." _
tfee honors.far repartee at the Lambs'
he old team of Ward and Yokes. Bap,
mmh nf dilmtv lemha. A newcomer
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More Toys _
The Kings Mountain Fire Depart- . .
ineut which makes the under privileged
boys and girls happy on
Christinas by distributing toys, ronuw
their plea for more toys. Fireman
Ted Uainbie, who is in charge
of the toy collection said, "We have
got a few toys but they have 5?S*S^Aat
appreciate any person having any
kind of .toys, regardless of condition
to call us. We'll be glad to come
for them, because the poor children
are looking to us, and we can't let
lliein down." .
The Firemen toy endeavor is onn
of the most worthwhile ventures tm
Kings Mountain, and every citison
-is asked to help make some' llttlo
hoy's or girl's heart happy by gluing
their toys to the Firemen.
HAIL STORM VISITS
Conofyer, Dec. 5.?A twenty minute
thunder and hail storm visited
Conover and vicinity Saturday aft
ertnoon, reminding local residents
01 a similar storm 13 years ago.
Kings Mountain citizens, _both old ?_
and young, were on hend by the
thousands Tuesday evening to give
Santa Claus the mose loyal and enthusiastic
receptlcu ever affored in.
The Best Town lu The State. The
big event was sponsored by theKings
Mountain Merchants AssocUt
tion for the inauguration of the
Christmas Season. Promptly at six
o'clock the fire siren blew announo
)ng arrival of the Jolly old man
from the North Pole and to start
the half mile parade on its journey
through the .business section. The
beautifully colored lights were turn
ed on at the signal of the fir?
whistle, and the town was georgeously
alive with the holiday spirit.
The streets in the business tedt'ou
were thronged with happy Jolly
people from every walk of ' life
who came to town for the big event.
Three big bands, one from 8ontfe
Carolina and two from North Carolina
added tbe necessary color and
music to make the opening one at
tbe most elaborate affairs In the entire
The parade was headed by tkm
Highway Patrolman's car whlcfc
was decorated for the occasion.
This was followed by the marshal!**
John Caveny, Wendell Phlfet, and
Bright Ratterree, mounted on homes.
Next was the GafTuey, 8. C..
Band which showed a good account
oi themselves with their marchinc
and playing. The official ear, ba
which rode Mayor J. B. Thomassoa*
President of the Merchants' Assoc la
tlon. J. B. Keeter, and Bxecutlvw
Secretary, Mrs. George Moss, was
next In Tine. The clowns came nezfc
and was followed toy a display from
Plonk Motor Co. The Boy Scouta,
and the Kings Mountain Fire Department
was the seventh and eighth
units in the parade. The Shelby
Band was next and the visitor*
from the Capitol of Cleveland Conta
tv were given a big hand by tho
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ty JameS Preston
^Opinions F.xpressed m This Column
Are Not. Necetaarily the Views of
If farmers and small businessmen
had been able to slip into *
rimottl otnaorl mooiln or 4n U.roahlnr?
SV%?S7SSW I? UV \| tMVW *M ?T HUM
ton, they would be plenty disturbed
now, Por they would have had a?
advance peek at tome interesting
things that are being planned tor
them, such as laws forcing theaa
to pay no less than fll a week t<s
any of their employees,
rrhe meeting was . the Nation aft
Conference on Labor Legislation*
called by Secretary Perkins of th?
D. 8. Labor DepdrtnUent and attend
, ed by official representative* of ift
Mif* Dosemora. Delegates were el- <hor-.ffta?e
Labor papartment off If
dials or letters of Ubor organised
Hons. The purpose was to plan fnture
State and Federal laws.
Among the first orders of Vaetneee
were committee reports tdrecatiag
State WageOlour laws pete
tamed after the Federal atatatg
and eaggeetlag closer State-Pedemft.
c a sps cation to the edforcement aft ;
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