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Osstonla, Jan. 18.?Miss Bertha
f . Clark, 28, of Oestonia,- died yesterday
of Injuries suffered in a trainanto
crash the day before in vhlch
three persons were killed instantly.
ffouthport, Jan. 18.?Birds lead
the Menhaden fishermen here.
wwv^dses^krMnni* JUU' UIMP dUih"
dr has caused schools at fish to
swim deep bwiMh the lunace ?
eut of sight of the lookouts oa the
big purse netters. But the ftshenaen
finally found that they oould come
le loaded by eettinf blind over a to
cation where bird* congregated.
\t Ashevllle,
Jan. Id?Motor railCray
and bus travellers journeying '
en vacation'tours-through the south
tMs winter" are 'choosing highway
and railway routes by way of Ashevillfr
In increasing numbers this sea
eon. This hldsouthera resort > city
is popular as a stopover point for
southbound travellers or southern
winter tours.
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iHtckory, Jan. 1?.?An agreement
was reached between IT. Max Wateon
of Forest City, highway commissioner
in thie district, and the
members of the' roade committee of
the Hickory chamber of commerce.
I at a conference yesterday afternoon
whereby highway No. 70 between
Hickory and Hanover is to be'
straightened and a made a threelane
thoroughfare 3h feet wide.
Charlotte,- Jan. 16.?The Southern
- Bell Telephone company announced
yesterday a *3,??4.wo expansion i
program In the Carollnas for 1940. '
About 92,500,000 will be spent- In
North' Carolina and the remainder
, " in South Carolina. {
Plans for developing suburban
sections, constructing eever&l hundred
miles of lines throughout rural
areas, building new toll lines, and
reconstructing many milee of present
toll lines.
Albemarle, Jan. 16.?Three-yearold
Dopnte Dennis, was fatally burn
ed yesterday when her clothes be
came Ignited from standing too
close to a heater in the Pennls
| home.
Aehevllle, Jan. 16.?Coe Glade op
H-' era star, who began her career as
n singer, In the old Asheville city
rauuiiunuui, reivrnt nere jail si, as
the first opera star to sing from
the stage of the new auditorium ded
tested here Jan. 6.
Gastonla, Jan. 16?.Brvln King,
Cherryvllle man, was Indicted by
the Oaston county grand Jury here
Monday for the automobile deaths
of Clyde Self and Bill Moss, Cherryriiie
pedestrians, some weeks ago
Kiai allegedly was driving a car
| which struck the two hoys as they
walked on the outskirts of Cherry|
Winston-Salem, Jan. 16.?Robert
M. LofHs, employe of a local bottling
company, was found shot to
death 1n the basement of his home
yesterday. Coroner W. N. Daltoa
aid the ease wad a suicide.
< w? as aw?ee? ? os?e??eei as ' as ss i
Laughing Arou
. With IRVl
Infringing on F
A BRITISH Bailor who during th
French was having a heated
sailor who had acquired a working
r The argument was warm at the
K . Eliminating the dialects, the eoncl
somewhat as follows:
"To hell with Polneaire," said
To holl with King George and
the Frenchman.
That's what I'd give for yo
Britisher, nnd snapped his Angers ur
"My friend," replied the Frencl
quarrel. But as for the boasted pre
what I think of England on the hi
toratad over the aide of the shin in
"Hold on!" shouted the English!
at the Crown. Ybu can even curse
Imperial Navy. But have a care ho
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ational News
i Brief Form
?National New*?
Washington, Jan. If. The senate
confirmed today the nomination of
Attorney General Frank Murphy to
be no associate Justice or the supreme
The action was taken on a voice
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ed the nominations of Solicitof Rob
ert H. Jackson to be attorney gen*
eral and Judge Francis Biddle to be
solicitor general.
Murphy, 46 years old, will take
bis seat on the high court as President
Roosevelt's fifth appointment
to tbe nine-member body.
National Scouting r
Honors W. K. Mauney \
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W. K. Mauney was honored by be
l log. presented the 'silver Beaver Award
for outstandlnv esntrihnUnn
to boyhood and Scooting at the annual
mooting and banquet of the
Piedmont Council at the new headquarters
building In Oaatonla. Only
two auch. awards are made each
year In the Piedmont Council which
covers eleven counties in Piedmont
North Carolina.
The Silver Beaver was hung around
Mr. Mauney's neck by his
wile. Present also at the meeting
(or the occasion were four ot his
boys who are Boy Scouts. Three of
these George, Miles and Eft-nest,
were given special recognition as
Eagle Scouts. The twins, Miles and
Ernest, gave an exhibition of their
skill at the piano by rendering a
duet. 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 Melvts Puwta, who la
famous as "O" man. He wan with
the Federal Bureau of Investigation
tor eight year* and is now editor of
the Florence. S.. C., newspaper.
Reports were hesrd concerning
8couttng in the ares. W. K. Mauney
made a report as chairman of Organisation
and Extension. B. N.
Barnes. superintendent of our i
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ocnooiB, mu? me report a* cnairman
of programs and Aubrey Mauney
aa chairman of Sooutlng In the
Lutheran Church. The report for
Cleveland County was made by Sen
n or talnh Gardner of Shelby. Sen.
a tor Gardner was re-elected' as a
Vice-President of tbe Council from
Cleveland County.
Others present from Kings Moun
tain for the oocaslon Included:
Joe Lee Woodward, H. C. Wilson,
Arthur Bennett, Mr. and Mrs. Carl
Davidson, Rev. L. B. Hamm, J. E.
Herndon., Jack Hulleoder, L. L. Dav
4s, HaSfcel Wilson. Laney Dettmar,
Lobby Dettmar, William Cashlon.
Paul Oole. O. W. Myers. Wood Jack
son. Hunter Jackson. Charley Moss,
Mrs. W. K Mauney, Jr.
Mr. Z. F. Cranford, Supt. of the
Cora Mill, left Wednesday for a
dav trip around Fort Lauderdale
Fla., in an effort to recuperate from
a recent attack of flu.
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Private Property
e Great War had picked op a little
international debate with a French
knowledge of the English language.
outset; it eery soon became red-hot
lading phases of the dialogue ran
the Englishman.
the whole Royal family," countered
or Wasted nation," announced the
ider the Gallic noee of hie adversary,
imaa, "with 790 I have no personal
tentiona of your nation?well, hare's
ah seas." And with that he expeeiio
the water."
man. "Yoo ro too far. Yon can hiss
the Army. Yon can even damn the
w yu> \?lt in our ocean I"
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Funeral Services For
Mrs. Amanda Glenn
Funeral eervicee for Mra. Amanda
Ware Uleun, age 82,were held Tuea
bay aiternoon at Ford and Oougiaa
Funeral Home, Oaatonla. Interment
waa made the grave <n her
Cuughter, Mra. Ku|j> tileuu Orlgg,
lu Hollywood cemetery;
Pall-boarera were the following
nephewa of the deceaaed: J. Whit*
Ware of Oaatonla, JLuther, Calvin.
Leon and Raloh .?# vi??
Mountain, Edwin Ware ot Charlotte
Kev. W. II. Boyoe of Charlotte.
Kings Mountain, conducted the ear
Mrs. Olenn had -been living at
the home of her son-in-law, Will
Ortgg, In Oaetonia, for the past two
;ears. Her death occurred Sunday
night In City Hospital.
Mrs. Olenn was a native ot the
Elbethel section of Cleveland county
and a daughter of the late Albert
and Sally Dixon Ware.
Her pesetas'takes- away the last
of the immediate family, all of
whom were prominent ; dttsona of
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Mrs. Glenn was the widow of Dr.
James Alton plena ^wjbo practice*}
dentistry in Oastonla and Rock HIU
many years ago.
Surviving are three stepchildren,
Paul H. Glenn of Columbia, S. C., J.
R. Glenn and Mrs. B. R. McDonald
of Charlotte. Mrs. Glenn is also survived
by a large number of nlecee,
nephews and other relatives from
thia section, many of whom attend*
ed the last rites, Tuesday. '
Credit To Finland Wont
Violate Neutrality
Washington, Jan. 16.?President
Roosevelt told congress today that
an extension of credit to Finland
"at this time dpea not In any way j
constitute or threaten anw so-called
'Involvement* In European wars.
In Identical letters to Vice-President
Garner and Speaker Bankhead.
the chief executive also declared
that the matter of giving the little
Baltic nation# credit, and the a- j
mount was wholly- within the jurisdiction
of congress.
TOWrf-^lfcE WPA
Mayor Pro-Tom H. Tom Fu
A. L. Bulwinklo yesterday aftar
The otner case* were. Tom Martin
charged with three casea of shoplifting
and being drunk and dtsorderljr,
James Hash and Connie Rob- ,
erts charged with fornication and
adultery, and. Leon Huff charged
With non-eupport.
It was thought the modern typewriter
would reduce the number of
|obs for stenographers. Actually the
ntfmfrer has in areas nil from SO,000
in ISM tb "171,000 today.
town-wide W. P. A. project had
President. The Government gra
154,965.00 with the total ooat t?
inoludea additional sidewalks, t
sewer and water lines.
The town-wide improvement
men, and will mean a great d<
fare of Kings Mountain. Mayor I
begin right away.
Congressmen's Bulwlnkle'a I
reply to one sent him at 1:00 b
commenting on the speedy ser^
gave us prompt service, and we
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Bound Over For
Breaking into School
jftve white men were bound over
to Superior Court here yesterday at
ternoon in Recorder's Court by
Judge Audie Powell tor breaking
and entering Central School. Clarence
Clack, Jobmiie Smith and Bill
Barrett were charged with breaking
into the building on the 24th ot November
and Jamea West and Jack
Norrls on January 2nd. It is understood
that all the accused men have j
confessed. Articles taken from the
building on both occasions Included
clock, electric iron, knife, scissors,
and a quantity of food stuff.
The men had been rounded up
through efforts of the local police j
department who had been working j
on the case for some time.
Five other Jail cases were heard j
in court yesterday afternoon, which j
brought the total to ten the largest
nutriber ever in Jail for one court.
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THUBSOAY, JAN. 18, 1840
First Baby
Held This
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K^oacn jess
Speak Her
lata Ncatjr. Ciemson t
Coach Jeaa Neely, who has been '
athletic Director and Head Foot- I
ball Coach at Clemaon since 1931 '
will be the main speaker this even- ?
Ing at the Lions Club 8upper to be 1
held in the Woman's Club at 7.00
o'clock. Coach Neely's teams have <
made an excellent showing and he <
IB conHiuereu uue 01 iuo lureouni <coaches
in the South. Coach Neely
la an Interesting speaker and -will
thrill local football fans with his
experiences on the gridiron as both
player and coach. Besides the
speech by Coach Neey, picture of
the Cotton Bowl gabe will be shown.
Members of the Club, and invited
guests are looking forward to the
accasion with a great real of inters
est. Howard Jackson will be in
charge of the program.
Iton received from Congressman
noon a telegram stating that the h
bean approved and signed by the
nt on tho project amounts to ^
ting about 087,000.00. Tho project
ar and gravel atreete, additional
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s will employ approximately 140
lal to the attraotiveneea and. wel- 1
"ulton stated that the work would 0
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:elegram waa received at 3:30 In c
y Mayor Fulton. Mr. Fulton in
rice said. "The Major certainly s
appreciate It very much.**
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In observance of Robert E. Lee's
birthday, which is a State Holiday, }
The First National Bank will not be
open for businees Ft May, Jan. 19. a
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Will Rogers9 *
Humorous Story b
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"TTIE professor that was visiting c
A with some of his friends, in r.
San Francisco, was kinda proud of '
himself, so when the little girl y
Jin?ilMa iw , ft
ashed Mm what kind of work he
"Why, I'm a geolo"Thafe
fanny," the mys, "be- ?i
am* I'd like to know what a goo- <,
logivt <Iom for a liring."
Ok, I Jut carry a Uttlo hammar
around with me and uee it to 1,1
crack open rock*." {
"Nowlknow," rayh the Idd. "I * 74
got a ancle that's a geologist. He tt
got that way for drlVing nia ear , t?
when he had a ban on. what did i?
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?utheran Church
nstalls Officers
At the Congregational meeting ot
he Lutheran Church laat Friday er
ning Messrs S. A. Mauney. Paul
icOinnls, Jacob M. Cooper fid W.
irthur Bennett, were elected Cor a
hree-year term of office a9 memens
of the Church Council. These
our men succeed Messrs D. C. Maun
y, Paul Moeller, W. A. Kldenhour,
nd F. R. Summers. The Pastor,
lev. L. Boyd Hamm, installed the
iewly elected members at the Vnm
us Service 1m t Sunday.
Reports heard - at the congregatonal
meeting showed that a total
>t 74 members were received into
he Church in 1939, 65 adults and 19
ntant baptisms. The financial re>orts
revealed that a total of $13,>00.00
was raised, and that $3,400.00
?f this was used for benevolent purk>ses.
The Church Council held its regilar
meeting last Monday Evening
ind selected officers and Committee
ihatrmen as follows: W. K. Mauney
Chairman of the Council; Carl F.
Mauney, secretary; J. E. Heradon,
\s sis taut Secretary; J. C. I-ackey,
financial Secretary; L. Arnold Riser,
Treasurer; and Mrs. W. A. Rllenhour.
Organist. Committee heads
vere chosen. L. C. Dettmar. Evangd
ism; A. S. Riser, Parish Education
? A. Mauney. Church Property; Ja:ob
M. Cooper, Finance; Paul Mclinnia.
Ushers; Mrs. J. E. Herndon.
tltar Service and J. E. Aderboldt to
tssiat in ' Administering the Holy
Mr. W. K. Mauney was elected to
erve as the Lay Representative and
>Ir. Aubrey Mauney as Alternate
.Ay Representatice. All of the om
nlttees with their memberships
ave been named for the year.
Urs. Fred Hope, 28,
>ies Here
Mrs. Fred Hope. 28, died Saturay
night here after a long illness,
sefore marriage, she was Misa Vila
Williams. She is survived by her
usband; three children, Joe, Ted,
nd Betty Ann; five brothers, Hous
on and Cecil Williams of Kings
fountain, Paul of Hawaii, M. L.
f Charlotte and Jack Williams of
:harlotte; three sister, Mrs. Aileen
Jurphy of IJncolnton, Mrs L. B.
irnith and Miss Mildred Williams
i Mount iHolly. Funeral services
'ere held Sunday afternoon at 3:00
'clock at the home conducted by
tev. E. C. Gore. Interment was in
fountain Rest cemetery.
Ulster Of Local
^ady Dies
The funeral of Mis J. B. Ellis, 46,
roimneni woman oi Grover, was
ield at Grover Presbyterian church
t 2:00 o'clock Monday afternoon.
Mrs. Kllio died; at 7 o'clock Saturay
night after several months of
Before her marriage, she was Mise
fyrtle Palls, daughter of the late
fr. and Mrs. William Falls of GasJtiia.
She is survived by her husand;
a son, J. B. Bills. Jr., a stuent
at Mars Hill college: three
Inters, Mrs. M. L. Ponic of Kings >
(ountaln, Mrs. Florence Grief of
astonia and MIbs Mildred Falls of
olurobla, S. C.; four brothers,
imss Falls of Los Angeles, Calif..
abin, Hope and Leslie Falls of
She had resided In Grover since
er marriage in 1919. She was a
lember of the 8hioh Presbyterian j
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Boston. Jan. 16.?Methodists from '
II paftn of New England assembled 1
i Boston today for the first days* '
ork in the Methodist Advance. a 1
lovement designed to carry the '
essage of the unified church Into 1
I population centers throughout '
?e nation. Four bishops parttclpa- <
d In a dinner last night which unched
the advance, with Bishop <
aul B. Kern of Naahvllle as the l
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Thirty Leading Babies Will
Be Listed On' Tne Honor
Roll Board Monday in the
Baby Derby Office Window.
coupons In the ballot box will ba
made after the Baby Derby- office
closes at 8:00 o'clock- Saturday
night. January 20. An honor n>U
listing the 30 highest babtea In that
count will be carried in next week4*
Issue of The Herald, and will be dla
played Monday on a targe Hooor
Roll board In the window of the
T aby Derby office.. at Hord Furniture
Parents, no doubt, realise the lor
portance of having their baby land
p. high position on this first Honor
Roll, for this will give the public Its
first indications ae to which par*
cuts are Out to have their baMaa
win. The public Hkes to be with tha
winner, so naturally thany new supporters
will flock to the babies who
hold the highest positions.
You have up to Saturday, 8:00 P.
M., to ballot coupons for the first
count. Ce sure to round up all possible
coupons for the first count. And
remember, a $10 special prise will
he awarded to the baby who has tha
most coupons reported for him or
If you have a child under seven
years of age, why not enter It In
the Baby Derby? Remember, babies
arc babies just a short time, so
while the opportunity' is presented
to have your baby's picture publish .
ed 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 iu a manner far exceeding
any other competition ever
known in this section. The bevy of
baby pictures in the-window of the
Haby (Derby Office, located at Horl
Furniture Company. Is attracting
much attention.
Now. if you have any idea of entering
your BABY, right now is the
time to do it.
Another list of the Haby Derby
entrants will be carried In next
week's Herald. Mr. Hord. Baby Derby
Photographer of Shelby, will be
nt Hord Furniture Co.. Saturday
morning from nine until twelve o'clock
to make more babv pictures
or any one else wishing to have
their plctu& made.
Parents, don't be idlers or dreamers
but get your baby's entry in by
Saturday. Bet us emphasise the fact
that entering your baby, having the
picture made and publishing It in
The HppaH wftn'f r?/>of n *
T ? .. W? % - ?'>ww I uu U olll^in
penny. Enter your baby at the Baby
Derby office, located at Honl Furniture
Co. Give your baby the opportunity
of winning $200 and a beautiful
loving cup or one of the 29
ether cash prises. It's up to YOU?
not us. We've made It Just as easy
as possible for your baby to compete
in this popular Baby Derby.
If there Is anything you do not
understand abobt the Baby Derby,
find out at the Baby Derby office.
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(Opinions Expressed sn This Columis
Are Not Necessarily tho Views of
This Newspaper.)
TTVkllfa *
- wi?o |>i vwHi/ijr nuuiU I rt IIICF HULIT
off ibe New Year thinking about
r.omethlng more pleasant than tax
ib, but if they want to keep the sut>
Ject from becoming even more unpleasant,
they had better think about
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The reason is that Washington la
prowlng around ooking for more tax
es. Even the roost optlmlsltic cannot
see, on the basis of the new Federal
budget, how the national govern
nent 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
Retting tired of seeing red figures
011 Upclo Sam's books at the and
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,
hnd it also Is considered politically
inwtse to Increase taxes or red no*
pcftermnont ha undents In an slow
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