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Gastonta, Jan. 16.?Mien Bertha
Clark, 28, of Oeatonla, died yesterday
of Injuries suffered In a trainauto
crash the day before in which
three persons were killed Instantly.
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South port, Jan. 18.?Birds lead
Since Christmas the cold weather
has caused schools of fish to
wha deep beneath the surface ?cut
of sight of the lookouts on the
big parse netters. But the fishermen
finally found that they could come
In loaded by settlnf blind over a lo
, cation where birds congregated.
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-,1 Ashevllle, Jan. 16?Motor Tall*
eray and bus travellers journeying '
eh vacation -tours-throa?h the nentli
this winter' are * choosing high war
and railway routea by war of Asheville
In Increasing numbers this sea
son. This hidsouthern resort city
is. popular as a stopover point for
southbound travellers or southern
winter tours.
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Hickory, Jan. 16.?An agreement.
s was reached between v.. Max Watsen
of Forest City, highway commissioner
in this district, and the
members of the roads committee of
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?uo nicsury mmnoer 01 commerce.
I at ft conference yesterday afternoon
thereby highway No. 70 between
Hickory and Hanover . te to be
straightened end a made ft threelane
thoroughfare SO feet wide.
Charlotte. Jan. IS.?The Southern
- Bell Telephone company announced
yesterday - a $3,084,000 expansion
program in the Carolines for 1040.
-' About $2,600,000 will be spent tn
North Carolina and the remainder,
in South Carolina.
Plans for developing suburban'
sections, constructing several hum.
dred miles of lines throughout rural
areas, building new toll lines, and
EMpMtrnctlng many miles of present
toll Hnee. "
Albemarle, Jan. 18.?Three-yearold
Dopnle Dennis, was fatally burn
ed yesterday when her clothes be
came ignited from standing too
close to a heater In' the Dennis
i home.
Ashevllte, Jan. 16.?Coe Glade op
?ra star, who began her career aa
a singer, In the old Asheville city
auditorium, returns here Jan 31, aa
the first opera star to sing from
the stage of the new auditorium ded
tested here Jan. 6.
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Gas ton la, Jan. 16?.Bhrvin King,
Cherry vllle man, was indicted by
the Gaston county grand Jury here
Monday for the automobile deaths
of Clyde Self and Bill Mom. Cherryville
pedestrians, some weeks ago
King allegedly was driving a car
t which struck the two boys as they
walked on the outskirts of Cherryvllle.
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Jan. 16.?-Robert
M. Loftis, employe of a local bottling
company, was found shot to
death in the basement of his home
yesterday. Coroner W. N. Dalton
eald the ease was a suicide.
Laughing Aroi
With IRY
Infringing on 1
> A BRITISH sailor who during tl
** French was. having a heated
sailor who had acquired a working
The argument was warm at th<
Eliminating the dialects, the Com
somewhat as follows:
"To hell with Poincaire," sah
i "To hell with King George anc
the Frenchman.
"That's what I'd give for y
Britisher, and snapped his fingers u
"My friend,", replied the rem
qu*rrei. B.ut aa ior ine ooasieu pn
what I think of England on the h
torated over the side of the eh In I
"Hold onl" shouted the Enulis)
at the CrvMfe. You can even corse
Imperial Ifmpy. Bat hare a care h
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1 Brief Form
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?IN agonal Newft?
Washington, Jan. 16. The senate
ron firmed today the nomination of I
Attorney Oenerat Frank Murphy to J
I ltd mu utociaie justice or in* supreme
The uotlon was taken on a voice
The chamber then quickly approv
ed the nominations of Solicitor Rob
ert H. Jaokson to be attorney general
ahd Judge Prancta Blddle to be
solicitor general. ,
Murphy, 46 years old, will take
his seat on the high court aa President
Roosevelt's fifth appointment
to the nine-member body.
National Scouting
Honors W. K. Mauney
- W. K. Mauney was honored by be
log presented the Silver Beaver Award
for outstanding contribution
to boyhood and Scouting at the annual
meeting ahd banquet of the
Piedmont Council at the new headquarter*
building in Oast on ta. Only
two auch. awards are made each
year in the Piedmont Council which
covers eleven counties In Piedmont
North Carolina.
The Silver Beaver wee hung ?
round Mr. Mauney'a neck by hie
wife. Present also at the meeting
I tor the occasion were four of hla
boys who are Boy Scouts. Three of
these George, Miles and Ernest,
were given special recognition as
Eagle Scouts. The twins, Miles and
Ernest, gave an exhibition of their
skill at the piano by rendering a
auet. This was much enjoyed by the
Scouters present.
The dining hall of the new Scout
Ing headquarters building was filled
to its capacity ? approximately
400. Men Interested in Scouting
from over the eleven counties gathered
for the occasion.
The speaker of the occasion was
the Honorable Melrls Purvis, who is
famous as "G" man. He wasi with
the Federal Bureau of Investigation
for eight years and is now editor of
the Florence. S.. C., newspaper.
Renorta were heard concerning
Scouting in the area. W. K. Mauney
made a report aa chairman ot Organisation
and Extension. B. N.
Barnes. superintendent of our
schools, made the report as chairman
of programs and Aubrey Mauney
as chairman of Soouting In the
Lutheran Church. The report for
Cleveland County was made' by Ben
n or talnh Gardner of Shelby. Senator
Gardner was re-elected ns a
Vice-President of the Council from
Cleveland County.
Others present from Kings Moun
tain for the occasion included;
Joe Lee Woodward, H. C. Wilson,
Arthur Bennett, Mr. and Mrs. Carl
Davidson, Rev. L. B. Hamm, J. E.
Herndon., Jack Hullender, L. L. Dav
is, Hastel Wilson, Laney Dettmar,
liobtoy Dettmar, William Cashion,
Paul Oole. O. W. Myers, Wood Jack
son, Hunter Jackson, Charley Moss,
Mrs. W. K. Mauney, Jr.
Mr. Z. F. Cranford, 8upt. of the
Cora Mill, left Wednesday for a
ten dav trip around Fort Lauderdale
Fla., in an effort to recuperate Trom
a recent attack of flu.
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Private Property
le Great War had picked up a little '
international debate with a French
knowledge of the Engliah language.
? outset; it very soon became red-hot
sluding phases of the dialogue ran
1 the Englishman.
1 the whoTa Royal family," countered
our blasted nation," announced the '
nder the Gallic nose of his adversary,
shmaa, "with ypo I have no personal
Mentions of your nation?weu, here's
iigh seas." And with that he expecnto
the water."
tman. "too ro too far. Yon on hum
i the Army. Ton can mt damn tha ?w
y?. - ){t in our ocean I"
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Funeral Services For ||
irirs. Amanda Glenn
Kuneral services tor Mr*. Amanda .
Ware Glenn, age 82,were held Tuea 1
nay aiternoon at t'ord and Douglas I
funeral Howe, Qaatonta. Interment '
MH^mauu beanie the grav?^fc> bar _
daughter, Mra. Ruby Glenn Orlgg.
iu Hollywood cemetery'. t
I'ull-boarers were the following |
nephews of tbe deceased: 4. Wblte
Ware of Gaatonla. Luther, ^Calvin,
Leou and Kalpb Ware of King*
.Mountain, Edwin Ware of Charlotte ?
former pastor ot Boyce Memorial,
Kings Mountain, conducted the aer
Mrs. Glenn had -been living at
the home of her son-in-law. Will
Orlgg, In Gastonia, for the past two
rears. Her death occurred
night fa City Hospital.
Mrs. aienn was a native of the
Blbethel section of Cleveland cow 1
ty and a daughter of the late Al- ^
bert and Salty Dixon Ware.
Her passing' takes, away tho last ,
of the Immediate famtly, all of i
whom were prominent ; dttxons of 1
this vlolntty. '
Mr*. Glenn was the widow of Dr. |
James Allen plena ^wfio practice^ ' '
dentistry In Oastonla and Rock Hill
many years ago.
Surviving are three stepchildren,
Paul H. Olenn of Columbia, S. C., J.
R. Olenn and Mrs. E. R. McDonald .
of Charlotte. Mrs. Olenn Is also survived
by a large nunfber of nieces,
nephews and other relatives from
this section, many of whom attend* '
ed the last rites, Tuesday.
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Credit To Finland Wont [
Violate Neutrality " c
Washington, Jan. Id.?President 1
Roosevelt told congress today that c
an extension of credit to Finland 1
"at this time does not In any way j t
constitute or threaten anw so-called e
'Involvement' in European wars. D
In identical letters to Vlce-Presl- s
dent Garner and Speaker Bankhead. t
the chief executive also declared
that the matter of giving the little p
Baltic nations credit, and the s-j a
mount was Whollv within thn inria. a
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Mayor Pro-Tem H. Tom Fult*
A. L. Bulwinkle yesterday afterm
town-wide W. P. A. project had fa
President. The Government grant
$54,M&00 with the total ooet beli
inoludae additional sidewalks, tar
aewer and water lines.
The town-wide improvements
men, and will mean a great dea
fare of Kings Mountain. Mayor Fu
begin right away.
Congressman's Bulwinkle'a tel
reply to one sent him at 1:00 by
commenting on the speedy ser}rl<
gave ua prompt aorvlco, and wa a
Bound Over For J
Breaking Into School
Five white men were bound ovbt i
to Superior Court here yeeterday at 0
ternoon in Recorder's Court by
Judge Audle Powell for breaking
and entering Central School. Clarence
Clack, Johtmle Smith and Bill
Barrett were charged with breaking
into the building on the 24th of November
and Jamea West and Jack
Norria on January 2nd. It la under
stood that ail the accuaed men have
confessed. Articles taken from the
building on both occasions Included
clock, electric iron, knife, scissors,
and a quantity of food stnff.
The men had been rounded up j
through efforts of the local police,
department who had been working |
on the case for some time.
Five other jail cases were heard
In court yesterday afternoon, whlck
brought the total to ten the largest
number ever in Jail for one court.
Tko /vih Ar naafta was*/a fTVvtn Ueriin
am? w%mvi wwd " v<? v<. <? vui <qnmu
charged with three cases of shoplifting
and being drunk and disorderly,
James Hash and Connie Roberts
charged with fornication and
adultery, and Leon Huff charged
with non-rapport.
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It was thought the modern typewriter
would reduce the number of
Jobs tor stenographers. Actually the
nUndser has tacreased from 20,000
in ISM to 770,000 today.
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URSDAY, JAN. It, 1940
First Baby
Held This
Coach Jesi
Jess Mealy. Clemen
Coach Jam Neely. who has been
thletlc Director and Head Footall
Coach at Ctemson since 1931
rill be the main speaker this .evenng
at the Lions Club Supper to be
eld In the Woman's Club at 7.00
'clock. Coach Neely's teams have
uule an excellent showing and he
i considered one of the foremost
ooches in the South. Coach Neely
i an interesting speaker and will
tirill local football fans with his
xperiences on the gridiron as both
layer and coach. Besides the
peecli by Coach Neey, picture of
lie Cotton Bowl gabe will be shown.
aa a a >J al a l L t M
Me mo era or me uiud ana invuea
;ue?ts are looking forward to the
cession -with a great real of internet.
Howard Jackson will be In
barge of the program.
>n received from Coogreuman
ton a telegram stating that the
een approved and signed by the
. on the project amount* to
rig about #67,000.00. The project
and gravel streets, additional
will employ approximately 140
I to the attractiveness and welIton
stated that the work would
legram was received at 3:30 In
Mayer Fulton. Mr. Fulton In
:* said, "The Major certainly
pprsdate It very much/*
la observance ot Robert R. bee's
ilrthday, which la a State Holiday, j
'he First National Bank will not be)
pea for business FT May, Jan. 19.
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Will Rogers'
Humorous Story
THE professor that was viaiting
A with some of his friends, in
San Francisco, was kinds proud of
himself, so when the little girl
uktd 1dm what Had of work ha
did^ha mid, "Why, I'm a geolo"Thafs
funny," the aaya, "bacmm
I'd Ilka to know what a gaolorist
does for a Urine."
^Oh. I Juat carry a Uttla hamayt
around with ma and oaa It to
enek opan rock*."
"Now I know," aaya thsMd. "I'
got a unela that's ajreolorlst. Ha
|vv uwv wmy ior unving inn cmr 1
wfa?h )m kid a ban on. What did'
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Lutheran Church
Installs Officers
At the Congregational meeting of
the Lutheran Church laat Friday er
enlng Messrs s. A. Mauney, Paul
hlcOlnnls. Jacob M. Cooper ;/id W.
Arthur Beqnett, were elected for a
three-year term of office as memH*Pa
Af Iks nv.?w n ??
...v v? vuuitu cvuuvu. mesc
four men succeed Messrs D. C. Maun
ey, Paul Moeller, W. A. Kldenhour,
and P. ft Summers. The Pastor,
Rev.! L. Boyd Hamm, Installed the
newly elected members at the Morn
lug Service last Sunday.
Reports beard at the . congrega-1
tional meeting showed that a total
of 74 members were received into
the Church In 1939, 56 adults and 19,
infant baptisms. The financial reports
revealed that a total of $13,500.00
was raised, and that $3,400.00
of this was used for benevolent purposes.
The Church Council held its regular
meeting last Monday Evening
and selected officers and Committee
chairmen as follows: W. K. Mauney
Chairman of the Council; Carl P.
Mauney, secretary; J. E. Herndon,
Assistant Secretary; J. C. I-ackey,
Financial Secretary; L. Arnold Ki
ser. treasurer; and Mrs. W. A. Rideahour.
Organist. Committee heads
j were chosen. L. C. Dettmar. Evangfi
Ham; A. S. Riser, Parish Education
S A. Mauney, Church Property; Jacob
M. Cooper, Finance; Paul Me-Oinnis,.
Ushers; Mrs. J. E. Hemdon,
Altar Service and J. E. Aderholdt to
Assist in Administering the Holy
Mr. W.-K. Mauney was elected to
serve as the Lay Representative and
Mr. Aubrey Mauney as Alternate
Lay Representatice. All of the om
mittees with their memberships
haVe been named for the year.
Mrs. Fred Hope, 28,
Dies Here
Mrs. Fred Hope, 28, died Saturday
night here after a long illness.
Lefore marriage, she was Miss VInla
William* Qho u w?
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husband; three children, Joe, Ted,
and Betty Ann; five brothers, Houa
ton and Cecil WllllaniB of Klhge
Mountain, Paul of Hawaii, M. L.
of Charlotte and Jack Williams of
Charlotte; three sister, Mrs. Aileen
Murphy of Llnoolnton, Mrs. L. E.
Smith and Miss Mildred Williams
of Mount iHolly. Funeral services
were held Sunday afternoon at 3:00
o'clock at the home conducted by
Rev. E. C. Gore. Interment was In
Mountain Rest cemetery.
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Sister Of Local
Lady Dies
The funeral of MIh J. B. Ellis, 4 .
prominent woman of Grover, was
held at Grover Presbyterian church
at 2:00 o'clock Monday afternoon.
Mrs. Ellle died' at 7 o'clock Saturday
night after several months of
Before her marriage, she was Miss
Myrtle Falls, daughter of the late
Mr. and Mrs. William Falls of Gaston
la. She is survived by her husband;
a son, J. B. Ellis, Jr., a student
at Mars Hill college; three
sisters, Mrs. M. li. Ponk of Kings
Mountain. Mrs. .Florence Grief of
Gastonla and Miss Mllcfred Falls of
Columbia. S. C.; four brothers,
James Falls of Los Angeles, Calif..
Labin, Hope and Leslie Falls of
She had resided in Grover since
Hap marriflffo In 1010 QY\n woo
member of the Shioh Presbyterian
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Methodists Meet
In Boston
Boston, Jan. 16.?Methodists from
all pafts of Now England assembled
In Boat op today for the first days*
work In the Methodist Advance. a
movement designed to carry the
message of the unified church Into
. 74 . population centers throughout
the nation. Four bishops participated
In a dinner last night which
launched the advance, with Btshop
Paul B. Kern of NaahrHle m the
chief speaker.
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11 Be
Thirty Leading Babies WiU
Be Listed On 1'ae Honor
Roll Board Monday in the
Baby Derby Office' Window.
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The first count of Baby Derby
coupons in the ballot box will be
.n.'ade after the Baby Derby office
closes at 8:00 o'clock Saturday
right. January 20. An honor roll
listing the 30 highest babies In that
count will be carried In next week*
issue of The Herald, and will be dis
played Monday on a large Honor
Roll board In the window of the
r>aby Derby otTlce, at Hord Furniture
Parents, no doubt, realise the tat
I portance of having their baby land
[ p. high position on this first Honor
Roll, for this will give the public tta
I first indications as to which pat*
cuts are out to have their baMea .
win. The public likes to be with , the
winner, so naturally many new supporters
will flock to the babies who
hold the highest positions.
You have tin to s?tmvi?v b-aa n
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M., to ballot coupons for the first
count. Bo sure to round up all possl*
ble coupons for the first count. And
remember, a $10 special prise will
be awarded to the baby who has the
most coupons reported for htm or
If you have a child under seven
years of age, why not enter it In
the Baby Derby? Remember, babies
are babies just a short time, so
while the opportunity is presented
to have your baby's picture publish
od be sure to take ah vantage of It.
We feel certain that you will guarr
and cherish for years to come the
copy of The Herald carrying your
baby's picture.
The Baby Derby has taken the
public's fancy lu a ntanner far exceeding
any other competition ever,
known in this section. The bevy of
baby pictures in the window of the
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1'MWJ |UC*VJ WBIWJ, lULttltM HI nun
Furniture Company. Is attracting ,
much attention.
Now. If you have any idea of entering
your BABY. right now fa tha
time to do it.
Another Hat of the Baby Derby
entrants will be carried in next
week's Herald. Mr. Hord. Baby Derby
Photographer of Shelby, will bo
it Hord Furniture Co., Saturday
morning from nine until twelve o'clock
to make more babv pictures
or any one else wishing to hava
their picture made.
Parents, don't be Idlers or dreamers
but get your baby's entry in by
Saturday. Det us emphasize the fact
that entering your baby, having the
picture made and publishing it In
The Herald won't oost you 0 single
penny. Enter your baby at the Baby
Derby office, located at Hord Furniture
Co.- Give your baby the opportunity
of winning $200 and a beautiful
loving cup or one of the 29
ether cash prizes, it's up to YOU?
not us. We've made It Just as easy
as possible for your baby to com- ,
pete . In this popular Baby Derby.
If there la anything you do not
understand atoobt the Baby Derby,
find ont at the Baby Derby office.
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James PreStoh_
(Opinions Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
This Newspaper.)
Folks probably would rather start
off the New Year thinking about
r.omethlng more pleasant than tax
et>, but if they a ant to keep the sub
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pleasant, they had better think about
{The reason la that Washington is
prowlug around oofciiig (or more tax
eB. Even the most optlmisltio cannot '
see, on the bnsis of the new Foderel
budget, how the national govern
mont can avoid spending more than
it takes in unless it increases taxes.
The lawmakers are In a spot. This
is an election year. Constituents are
getting tired of seeing red figures
on Uncle Sam's books at the end
of each year. But the only way the
Congressmen can eliminate the figures
Is to out expenditures. borrow <
more money, raise taxes or try some
combination of these three devices.
And it also is considered politically
unwise to Increase taxes or red ass
gefternaaent fbaondoote In an slaw
(Cont'd en Mltorlal page)
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