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D?nt Let Ymit ?n?QripM>n Cxpiral
VOL. M No. 3
State And I
Shelby, N. C. Jap. 23e iwfo:'n?i
lion concerning a robbery at tb
State Line Filling station neu
Shelby came to light today.
Tbo station, operated on the Oaf
ney road by J. D. McSwaln, wa
robbed on Sunday night of clgare
tes, wine and between |1U and $11
in money, it was reported tods;
Stovawaffig-Jcww- iotettWtour Vtrisi
Sheriffs officbis reported tha
the robbery apparently occurre
1 while a boy who worked and slei
' at the tilling station was away frot
the place, having gone to Oaffne
for a short while.
Oaflney. s. C... .Rehearing of i
anion complaint against Hamrlc
f cotton mills was transferred her
; today from Spartanburg after a
' opening session highlighted by
1 witness' charge that the mills er
gaged a preacher to "preach agatni
, the CIO."
The peering was transferred her
en motion' of'Cduniet 'for the'1 mill
? the Ahna, the Limestone end th
Ham rick. The' rehearing way ordei
; ed by the national labor relation
j board on petition of the tea til
workers union of America,- CIO a$N1
- ate, which charged some of th
wttnseses at the first hearing pei
P . jured themselves. '
Hickory, Jan. 23.?Miss Julia Ra
fro, of Mooresboro and Mlas Mar
Trances Hord of , Kings Mountaii
teachers hi the Chertyvtlle sbhdoli
are In the Richard Baker HosplU
here with injuries received who
their automobile overturned on ?
steep kill of Highway M near Broo
ford 8unday afternoon.
Physicians said tbe condition e
neither was critical.
Hickory, JaJn. 28.?-Funeral sen
vice for Mr*. J. D. Elliott, 81. on
of Hickory's best known resident!
-was held at her homo on Flfteeat
street this morning at 10:30.
Although she ,had been in tl
health tor several years, Mrs. K
Mott's death from ? heart shae
came anexpeetsdly Monday.
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Wilmington. Jan. 23.?Mrs. Oiae
E Morrison and her daughter, ze
da Dolores, 13. ordered held by
coroner"* Jury In connection ' wit.
the fatal shooting of the former1
husband, William H. Morrison.; h
of Toronto. Out., were released 1st
yesterday under $6,000 bond each.
Blowing Rock, Jan. 23...Plat>
have been perfected and , arranged
'made to start work in the earl
spring on the construction of a. clu
"The movement was launched las
season, by summer residents. A cot
-tract has been made with the owe
era .of the golf course to assure pe
maneat availability of the com
-to club members.
High Point.: J?n.' .23.-hAn oponln
day attendance, record was sot a
the Southern furtrftors and rug ma
ket here yesterday with a regjatn
tJon?ot.4?Tr Thla compared wit^ tO
tor the first day of the exhibition
last January."** Inhibitors predicted
a gain over (thi- Mled; volume of th
I Laughing Ajx*
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.> i II ??NM?MP?M
The Truth By
'V ETTERS of recommend*ticm an
' um ready to write them ho
.receive and read them.
f Moreover, most of us are wil
posing each communications. Sue
Richard Carlo, the actor.
Once upon a time he wae call
of a domestic from whom he was
seeded in saying it and yet adhei
The Carte family engaged a >
a young woman of Seaamanvian bi
and broad in proportion. She props
regard. She couldn't even wash a <
with the greatest ease. So, Mrs. <
The discharged one went to A
erenee to bo presented when she <
. is one of the kindest-hearted men
ae to his facts. He oonsidered th? i
a note which the young woman acc
"f?etoSTrt may concern?
? W to certify that the b?a
? ? cc**j^t firf. She ia the lat
.? ' V/ ' Er^v'* '
^'.X' ' $>* '
National News .
n Brief Form
?NiUiiiui) NCWB? fl
i- (Jrwi River; W"T.. Jan. 23.?Carl:
e Muller, 36. drove hi* car across frost
r en Connetquot Klver. Long Island '
five times to save five miles each'
f- way in going to and from home aud
a an inn.
t? The sixth time at 2 A. M. yesteri
day. with two passengers in tho
V. I ? J
r. | uiatuiut, me ice (its way. t?? Mr l
irpntfcWT W^velS^ "Sr^iTa Ju~
d feet offshore." Muller, s subway enit
glnee; his wife and s neighbor ec>t
caped, but the car was left Ice?
Greenville, fl. C.. Jan. 23...1? year Mr
old Durt L. Padgett died last night wu
J to i hospital bare of gunshot 0f
wounds. He was Shot In the kitchen pci
0 of his home Tuesday night.
n CorOber George W.'.McCoy \ said _*
Steven Kondos, 17. told him he was m
handling a .22 rifle and It acciden- "*
*' tally discharged; the buhlet bitting ww
Padgett th the dbdomen. 1*1
e Chungking, China., Jan 23.?A col ,
f.' Usion between two Chinese snipe In r
a the swollen Yangtze River today fc
e claimed , more than 200 lives, all Chi j J 0
11- tiese. A downstream craft tarrying> 'a11
a 300 passengers Including 30 high! 1
r. school girls foundered after stViklng y
an upbound ship below Shungking.
n Washington, 'Jan. 23.?Maj. Gen.
T Omar Bundy, who fought the Sioux
i, Indians In South Dakota in 1890- *
i. 91 and later' saw action In the Span *
il '.sb-Amertcan and World wars, died
n.|. yesterday at the age of 78. 'or
a He commanded, the First. Brigade -olj
k of the American Expeditionary For. ho1
| ce in 1917. winning * 'decorations I
f from both the French American gov an<
~ Greenville, 8. C.. inn. 33.?a head ^ 1
, on automobile collision on the Asheh
ville-GreenvtUe Highway yesterday * '
killed WllUam F. White of Kew Gar
1?' dens, ?L. L, and Aahevlle. and re- '
I. salted m the serious tnjnry of five
Ml*. White 34, had frafcturea at '
both .legs and left arm. Hospital at- p *
? it end ants said her aoodltlou was Tnr
J critical. PD<
b Rehobotb Beach, Del., Jan. 23.? shJ
s , Its been so cold In this east coast ;c
I, town the last few days that many
e geese were caught fast In Ice on
Stiver Lake, game protectors have w
s New York, JaJn. 33.?Orders went
T to 6,000 coal handlers to resume
b' deliveries today following ^ strike
it compromise settlement providing
i. for s 76 cent a day Increase. 1
t Jersey City. N. J.. Jan. 23.?Pas the
e se tigers on the American President ot
liner President ,Adasns returned daJ
from a world tour yesterday to tell ,nei
g of being halfgd by a wanting shot of
,t across the ship's bow by a British Co)
r patrol 'tost at tifbrattar. ^
i- Captain Gregory; ChBeu said the y?x
1 shot waa a hjankj apd the result <
of a confualoft of signals. His 'nip Mr
had been stopped several rimes pre
S 'vlouely for Allied blockade exam3- gra
nations. * *h
??? 1 - In
i - r , .. | de?
ind the World
, . Cos
ii ?. ? ii Bmi
>1S. COBB : tdhUer
s like letters of introduction?all of of <
wever skeptical we may be when we Hob
' ( I U r*l
ling to do a little lying when comh,
however, was not the case with A
ed upon to say something in behalf nooi
parting with no regrets and he sue- nilR1
ed strictly te the truth throughout.
eneral houseworker in the person of '
irth who was more than six feet tall The
d to be incompetent in every possible pre*
lish properly?but she could break it
Jarle gave her notice. MEI
ir. Carle, asking for a letter of ref- -Ul
ipplied for her next Job. Now, Dick
m the world, but he is very careful
problem awhile en^ then be set down <T
opted with perfect satisfaction. This evci
rer, Hilda Olson, has worked for us
gest servant girt who ever worked " 1
_ . v Richard Carle." men
r. rams, taak
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KING3 MOUNTAIN. N. C. THUR
TO SPEAK HERfT . jyj
. Tom Glasgow of Charlotte who (
I address thf Man's Bible Class nej
the. First ' Presbyterian Church
day Evening. ^
[en's Supper 01 <
riday Evening ?
dr. Tom Glasgow, who to. to be slk
speaker st the supper of the fro
n's Bible Class of the Presbyter- tre
. Church, is a speaker la . j&ach .. J
nand because' of hts unusual ablt of
. The Bible Class is to be eon* tb<
itulated on having such an out- P(<
ndlng guest speaker. es'
Mr. Glasgow is. from Charlotte in?
1 is a prominent member of the C01
era Park Presbyterian church, <
ling an active part la its. affairs. tul
has recently served as Modern
of Mecklenburg Presbytery, the %e'
irth layman In twenty years to
id this position. ^
!e was born la Lexington. Vs., sot
J graduated from Washington and
0 Law School. He is now presiit
of Glasgow-Stewart and Co. ' ~
\.t the meeting of the General As
nbly last Mav at Montreat, Mr. 1
tsgow was among the leading lay
n, who challenged the Southern **
'" byterian Church to launch the ho
angelistlc Crusade which Is now ,el
ihlhc In omentum in the .Church* w
Mr. Hbbertv WBH*.-Cbs* ?
1 gram committee. urges .; each
mber-of the, Men's Bible class
1 also every man oif the Church
let nothing interfere with his at- M
"inner at thie meeting ? Fellow- f.-|
n Hall of the Church at seven
lock. Friday evening. ' j
. . tal
hf l n r
?s weeiy days z
Play By Rides" ?
'ormer Clem son .Head Football Tta
neb Jess |<feel/ told members ot *hl
. Kings Mountain football team *?
the Lions Club sapper last Thins PW
r evening to play by the rules and 1
rer to take an unfair advantage
the opponents. "This," said
tch Noely, "has paid off with the 1
t&son team and it trill work for wa
ir team.' *'
?oach Neely was Introduced by
. Charles ThOsnasson. Hodard J.
kson wha .had ctaprgo of the jpro- ^
m presented Supt B, N, Barges, m?r
o explained the system now sled the
Kings Mountain Schools to
elope a football team. , Supt.
nes stated that. the boys from
sixth grade up w<era betog t,auand
trained how to1 play the *
ie. Supt.,Barnes presented Head 3
ich Farthing and his assistants
irt and Moffett Coach Farthing
sen ted letters to' the members of
1939 football team.
resident J. W. * Milam prestded u
log tbe supper and Introduced K
following aa three new members _
the Lions Club: Carl Mauney. fc
ert Miller and Carl Ramsey. hi
Lpproxtmately 126 members and ' hi
ted guests enjoyed the talk by i '
eta Neely, and the showing of [ S1
Wake Forest, and Navy football1 SJ
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OINQ CONVENTION AT
TTER80N GROVE 4 .
singing convention will be held ' ?
Patterson Grove, Sunday afteer-f 05
?, January 28tb. Stamp Baxter's J
none 01 itnnmee ana otber ""
itandlng quaVtettes -will sine. JT
public la cordially Invited to be M
lent for tbe singing. i
N'B CLUB MEETS ?
he Men's Club will meet tbla ^
ilng In tbe Woman's Club Build ^
at C:S0. Following tbe supper a dim
ness session will be held and am
member are asked to be present wli
Public. Affairs and Mtsoellane '
Controlttees .will have recomdatIons
to make to the clsb "
tbers for aottoo.
8DAY, JAN. 25. 1940
iss Hord Injured ]
lIbs Mary France* Hord of this
e. a teacher In the Cherry villiools
was Injured in an uuiomoI
accident on Highway 96 hear;
okford Sunday atternooii.
'he following aceouut of the a
:nt la from the Hickory Record:
Has Julia Renfro of Moornsboro
iks Mountain, teachera In the
orrwllU aAltAAta < * A -
WMWIV) f*?IO iU 1*UG
hard Baker hospital here today
h lnjuriee received wbeo< their !
-mobile overturned on a steep .
i of Highway 9tt near tirookfonk,
aday afternoon. %
itiyslctana said the condition olli
ither was critical. MUs Renfro L
la fractured pelvis and a posstblctfa
cture of the spine and M'ss Hord I
fracture of the pelvis, lacerations I
the scalp and. general bruises. t[j
)ther passecgers la the car, Mrs. r
A. Stroup. and. children,, Kenneth j
>Iv?b And t*cy Jane, ten. and a
ce, Mlstf Lucy Lee Hotvell. sixu,
all; of Cherryvllle, wers only
Chtly hart. They were dismissed
m the Richkrd Baker followid*
atment tor bfutsesand scratches,
diss Renfro, driver and ownet
the car, said she was forced off i
> road as she dodged a car occu
d by three Negroes. The Negrowuo
did not stop were occupy;
the center of the highway ao
ndlng to Miss Renfro.
Officers said the Renfro car ovei
Tied several times. Miss Hord
s pinned under the overturned
Mcle, It was stated,
diss Renfro and her companions
re enroutg to Lenoir to visit her
at. The Negroes were traveling
irvices At A. R. P.
ilev. E. Gettys of Matthews. N. C.
II preach to members of the A. R.
Church at. the eleven o'clock
ur Sunday morning. Following the
-vices s congregational meeting
11 be held for the purpose of moditing
a call for the services of
V.' R. N. Raird of Iva. 8. C .-There
11 be no evening service.
lay Establish County
ix Office Here
>lan? for Cleveland County to cattish
a branch tax collection
Ice in Kings Mountain for Numr
4 township la being formed, acrding
to Charles IMUtng, City
hrk. Thfe' plans call for a collector
?n the Shelby office to be in
ngs Mountain at the City Hall
:h Thursday throughout the year
la plan will save taxpayers from
a end ot the County having to
all the way to Shelby to make
plan If approved by the Town
ttndl will go into effect February
u' iiivS l-l*'
rears ago when the tag collecting ,
a handled by the she'rHTs office,
representative oama. J to . .Kings
detain regularly. to ,coU*ct Wantage*.
and now that. the system
about to be revived, collections
m Number Four Township
I i i thi
Sir WILL ROGERS
rOU hear all kinds of talon about
things that are supposed to
ppoa or the movie lot Most of
ma anvor happen, of course. Bat *
iy*tw nod atmosphere, just Ilka
i Ford iokao used to bo. i
rhey toll about a shooting scene
st some directo* was rehearsing. ,
f was a great gay to bavs #verytag
realistic, the way ha thought
r/t /fior^i nDWgJA.
ngs really are. But he hardly ,
tr got anything right, becauM he '
nt know, somehow, what thing* c
slly look like. a
Well, the actor that was to do n
? shooting polled his pistol and o
>d, and the other fellow toppled a
ir as hie face.
Terrible!" yells the director,
ont that man know nothing l;
?ut how a guy falls when hwa *
)tt I nerrer seen anything so
mh. Get up and do that over
sin, the way fellows really do it
en they're shot." pi
'He cant get op," says the
V..W \ '1.
First Honor I
zrv asETR " * 11
f IBRot- '. S
Photo by Hon* Studio. Shelby. N. C
who will lead THE
Next honor roll?
Of 1940 Falls
Kings Mountain was wrapped li
a blanket of snow for the secon<
time in 1940. which is only 25 dayi
old, Tuesday. The snow began fal]
iug about 8:30 A. M. and continue
all day until the ground was com
pletely covered with about 6 inche
ot the white carpet. Tom Fulton
Street Commissioner, and member
of the street department began eai
ly scraping the streets to keep then
open for traffic.
School was dismissed at the nooi
hour and a holiday was declared b
Sum. B. N. Barnes for Wednesdaj
Wednesday the aim came out am
shown brightly which start ad th
snow to melt. . and It Is predicts
that most of the snow will be gon
by the latter part of the week.
Merchants did a "land-office" bu
Iness on snow shoes, rubbers, boot
and goloshes. One merchant reoorl
p<1 late Tuesday evening that th
only sals his store made that da:
were "cold weather" apparel.
Putnam Selected As
W. G. Putnam, son of Mr. an<
Mrs. Lawrence Putnam of the Pat
terson Orove community, has beei
selected as the typical, red-blood*
American Recruit, and will have hit
picture published in the Chsrloth
Newt. Mr. Putnam enlisted n tb<
Charlotte oflce where 8argeant J. A
Dqnnagan, another Kings Maun tali
cRlsen, is in charge. Sargeant Dun
nagan, was very proud that a yount
man from his home community wai
selected for this honor.
NYA Sewing Room News
"Thrpugh fitoemtoer 4 to 16, the V*
sal' NTA' Sewing Room has made
the following articles; 21 shirts; 3
tresses; 6 stipe; 22 pairs outing un<
lerwear for boys and girls; 1
blouse; 1 boy's coat; 2 quilts; 39
Christmas stockings for Junior Woman's
ClUb; 38 dolls dressed for
Two children's dresses patched;'
! girls learned to crochet; 3 girls
earned to knit; 4 girls learned to
:ut by. pattern; 3 girls learned to
rork button holes.
Two hours each week Mlse Dale
tave the girls a Bible course.
Mrs. Joe Mauney Is Supervisor of
he *ewlnR room.
L.um'n'Abner, the popular radio
air. now have that Conductor's cap
hev have been wanting, thanks to
!aptaln B. M. Ormand, who recentf
sent them one of his. Captain
Irmand retired last month from
ctive service as a railroader of atiost
SO years. The King* Mountatn
onductor, who enjoys the Lum*n'.bner
programs, heard their truest
for a cap and sent them one.
[o haa already received a letter
bating the cap arrived for which
ley thank Mm very much.
Raleigh/ Jan. M.?The state detriment
of agriculture reported toav
that sob-freezing weather fn
orth Caroltna during the last few
*ys had done little damage to the
. v'. ">' ' - i' ' v * '* 3
Rud The Herald
Buy At Horn* '
, FIVE CENTS PER COPY
! The Complete Honor. Roll ? List of
| Baby Derby Entrant* anj the
Co-operating Merchant* Will Be
Found in the Baby Derby Page.
Quite a race developed Saturday
among the candidates iu The Herweek's
Honor Roll. and' 'although
Phyllis Ware, of King* Mountain,
soared to the top position. many
1 other babies gave her a .nighty
I close race. Several babies were tied
I for one poaltion. And Just the mtlea
I allowed on a five-year Herald subscription
would have changed the
I whole face of ttte Honor Roll board.
1 Folks, this race la starting off as a
'[ neck and neck affair. No one baby
I has any advantages over the re1
mainder at. this time.
Another count, of Uaby coupons
I and Herald subscriptions will bs
made Saturday night for next
week's'Honor Roll. Parents, make,
your reports by \ p. m. Saturday.
I Be aue to read thoroughly the
I Baby Berby story in each issue of
The Herald as it contains information
which la valuable. If you fail
to read it, you might overlook some
I details which would hinder your
baby's chance of winning and be
I sure to come by the Baby Derby
I office for the list of subscriber*
whose time has expired.
The Honor Roll and its woiklng*
seem to have confused several per*a
pie,' despite full explanations la
II last week's Herald. Some people inB
sist that only the 30 Honor Roll baI
bles will he kept in the race. That
il I is not so; every one reporting eli
ther coupons or subscriptions each,
s week will be kept in the race. Sever
u al babies missed this week's Honor
s Roll by only a few coupons. The
> next Honor Roll standings will ) be
a based upon what la reported this
week. The credits (miles) which
n went to determine the leaders In
y the first Honor Roll will not be
r. counted toward the second Honor
d Roll, In other words, each Monday,
a morning the entrants start on ?tM
1 footing la the race for positions on
e the next Honor Roll.
No mn+fne ?
?..??> nucic yuu uvfl, toers
s are hundred of subscribers to this
newspaper living within a few mil*
t* ts of your home. We will be glad
e to furnish you Information regard*
y ing the dates on which subscrtp*
There are 30 cash prizes to bs
awarded at the conclusion pi the
Haby Derby on March 9. As state*
in the announcement there will bs
a 10 percent commission paid to
j those who do not win a prise whers
. u $15 "club" of subscriptions has
2 been reported. This feature, in it*
I self, offers a fine money-making op*
k If your baby had a high rating
? on the first Honor Roll try bard to
L better that standing this week. if
( It ffcr down the list, Jnst re*
member that a little work will cor*
( talely show, results. If It wasn't on
, the Honor Roll, take a tp from us.
you can- make It top the list next
areek. It la ne to you!
: It la, supposed that during the
first iflbpha- the. bulk of your work
In organising people to sere con*
, pons for you haa been done. That ?
, leaves your time comparatively free
>? ??, a. mno suoscnption work.
(Cont'd on back page)
(Opinion* Expressed tn Thl? Column
Aro Not Noooooorlly the Views of
The new budget, presented to
Congress a short time ago. Is thtt
eleventh straight edition of the kOd
oral government's version of "Gone
with the Wind."
It tells the same gloomy story as
its ten predecessors of millions and
billions oC dollars blotwtng away
down tho gae. And 4* has the samo
old vidians: a skyrocketing national
debt, a huge deficit, and the prospect
of heavier taxes hung like an
anchor around the neck of Mr. Average
The annual budget is a big book
snd it's a dell book, but It's all writ
ten about YOUR money. On that ac
cdunt, It's worthwhile spending
some time digging around among
the millions and billion to get at
I least some Idea of what all the
1 shooting's shout.
In the first place, this is as good
a time as any to clear up a misconception
that's sometimes held hg
(Coat d on Bdttortal p*0).
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