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ABbeviUe, JaJn. 30.?Two persona J
were Willed Iru* sledding accident !
here, last night* and a Methodist
minuter was found frozen to death
At Fletcher'' yesterday morning.
The vtctlna of the sledding accident
were Mr*. Mary Roach Mai-j
lonee, 30, laboratory technician, and j
Allen Lather. Jr., IS, both of Ashe-!
A hey were riding ran Into an automobile
on a steep street.
The Rot. John W. Miller of Spartanburg,
8. C., was found deed a
half mile from a sanitarium where
lie was a patient near Fletcher. Cor
oner J. F. Brooks said the man had
left the Institution in his irtght cto
thea and that he had died of e>posure..
Sanford, Jan. 30.?The first week
of Lee County Superior Court which
' was to hare convened here today J
for a two weeks tertn for the' trial
?f the civil docket baa'been cahceled
owing to die illness of Judge
W. H. S. Burgwyn which, detains
blm at his home In Woodland.
. Gastonia. Jan. 30.?Fire of undetermined
origin swept a part of Oaa
ton la's Negro section last night, de
dtroylng the city's largest Negro
church. Friendship Baptist, and
two nearby negro houses and damaging
a Negro store.
The1 entire City Fire Department
fought the blase In weather below
ten degree* tor three hours from 2
to 5 o'clock this morning.
Columbia, 8. C.. Jan. 30.?A $10.760
Mre early yesterday swept thru
three Main Street stores ? the Iodine
Fruit 8tore, the Dixie Radio
-Co., and Watson's China Store. The
blaze originated, probably from a
-defective switch or firing.
Frnnktynton, Jan. 46.?A large
part of the Franklin ton public
school, built in 1924 at 'a cott of
$300,000, was destroyed by fire yesterday.
School authorities abnounoed
reopening of the school, schedul
ed for Wednesday would be poetpon
ed indefinitely. The school had 1
been closed for several i'diays on account
of the weather. Officers did
-not estimate the &0mage but said
tt would be "considerable." The
damage was done to the inside - of
Pine hurst, Jan. 80.?The annual
Mid-Southern bridge tournament,
-completed here In the early- bourn
of yesterday morning was won by
W. K. Holdembss and D. N. Farnell
ol Greensboro with an average of
.6*9. ^ '*
Raleigh, Jan. 30.?Governor Moey
la back at the executive . Mansion.
The Governor, who wa?F-to Duke
terdsy. The trip from Durham, was
made in hie automobile.
The Governor said he did not
know when he wool* be able -to return
to his office ttat th*t 6 stenographer
would dome dally td the Man
slon to take his dictation,
Wilson, Jan. 80.?Seven Allan lie
Coast line freight cars were derail
ed here early today, causing consld
erable damage. Sr one was injured
The derailment was caused bya fsu
lty brake rigging.
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The Test of'
A LOUISVILLJB saloon-keeper ye
General Assembly at a time a
pending. He accepted a thousand
* The dtal was hardly closed whe
him two thousand. The temptatio
shook Us tvead.
"No gentleman as Is a gentls
on the same proposition I"
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1 Brief Form
! ?National New*? j
New York. Jan. 30.?Donald Lamont
DrGWu, 4fJ president of Unit-1
ed Aircraft Corp.. since Its founds- j
Hon In 1934, died In a hospital today
after a long illness. Brown, who llv?d
at Hartford. Conn., formerly was
president of Pratt and Whitney AirCraft
Corp. 1' 1 ^
If^T^Ferin transportation depart tot
or the centralisation of *11
transportation activities In the Com
merce Deportment has boon rocom
mended In Administrative quarters.
The pans hare boon bfonght to
the aktentlon of President Roosevelt.
It was learned today, but no
decisions have been made, and the
President's advisers on Government
reorganisation expect no early action.
except possible on sofhe initial
. JfubbardavtUe, W. Vs.. Jan. 30.
Hurricane Crook was froson over
and all except three of eighteen con
verts "backslid*' at the last minute
but the Ror. Roy Bellamy. Methodist
minister. conducted a baptls-'
mal service Just the same.
He cut a hole in the aeven-lnch
ice baptised thft trio, theft hurried j
back with them and the congrega-1
tlon to the warm church, where
their meeting continued.
New York, Jan. 30.?The Rer.
Charles E. Cou'ghltn has boen mark
ed for Investigation "In due course'
by the Department of Justice follow
Ing the tiling of .formal complaints
against the Michigan priest t>y the
Jewish Peoples Committee.
Middlefield. Conn.. Jan. 30.?Alden
G. Schlosser, 35. salesman, shot
his two young daughters today and,,
after setting his Lake Besec* Summer
home afire, ended his own Ufo
The charred remains of the trio
were found in the levelled structure
Mrs. Jeanette Schlosses. 35, bound
and gagged and carried sotno 100
feet from the cottage by nor busband,
was the sole survivor of the
tragedy. ^Neighbors freed ber.
New York, Jau. 50.?The motherin-law
association rose up today, declared
it didn't like the hyphenated
i word and said that, with the help
of >Dtcttonary Man Wilfre Funk,
something would be done about it.
Funk himself said he would be
glad to help the association in Its
search for a word to replace "moth
er-ln-law and said he would put U
into the dictionary "If a realy new
and usable synonym can be found."
Chicago, Jan. 30.?Anthony Tubackl's
plan to. frighten bis wife baekWhen
firemen were called to re
vivo him after be bad become Unconscious
from carbon monoxide
fumes from bis car, be explained
.fata plight. * '
The firemen reported that TnbacM.
it. Insisted be hadn't tried
to bill himself.
-you aee," ne uid. "we bed quae
reltft. w' T irttt into tbe-garage and
turned oa the tdotor; I ftgtfred sbeM
-be est-te a few sinutaa, she came
out all right but I sums I turned
on tbe motor too aooo.M
THE LOVING CUP ?
To be a wafted a* additional
first prize In The Herald and
Merchant* "Baby Derby" la
now on display at Herd Furniture
ind the World
[N Si COBB
4 S. COBB
art ago was elected to the Kentucky
'hen there was important legislation
I dollars for his rote on a certain
a the opposition came round, offering
n was strong, bat the new member
man," ha said, "wiH sell oat twicet
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KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. C. THU
Men's Meeting At
Lutheran Church This
The Brotherhood of the Lutheran
Churc is .sponsoring a supper meet- t
tug of the men of the Church 'tpls
Kridny evening, Keb. 2nd., K 7:00.
The purpose of the Bupper Is to outline
plans for personal work fo: I
Christ and to stimulate more later i
est In Church work and attendance c
for all I^enten and Holy Week Ser- t
vices. Lenten Services will begin i
next Wednesday evening at 7:15. <
Every man' of the Church Is cord!- 1
ally Invited to attend this supper i
and .mk.e^mrt -b\. A
Tor" personal work that will be of- l
ferwl. W. Arthur Bennett is presl- t
dent of the Brotherhood and will 1
preside at the meeting. The supper |
will be served by the women of the |
Church. ? i
Boiling Springs Alumni < J
The February 1 meeting of the ,
Boiling Springs Almnnl Association ,
scheduled for the " College dining (
ball has been postponed - Indefinitely ,
oje to the continued bad weather.
Announcement of the decision- to <
postpone the meeting was made to .
day by Alumni president, Ray B.
The postponed meeting was oall- ,
ed to lay plana for the J. D. Huggins
Memorial library building
which la to be erected In conjunc- '
tlon with the college's $36,000 build <
ing program. The masting will
held at a later data, probably dnr- (
ing the last weak of February. The 1
definite date will be announced
when plana are completed.
J. E. Herndoct Co. Moves !
M2ain Office To GastonU >
The J. E. Herndon Co.. dealers In 4
Yarns and Cotton Waste have moved
their main office to 224 West 1
Main Ave., Gastonia, N. C. , The j
warehouse and branch office On
Cherokee Street will be maintained
here according to J. B. Herndon.
The removal of the main office to
Gastoala.is a step forward in the
growth of the firm. Mr. Herndon
was wen pieaseq won me onuook ;
for business in the future, and stated
the change to Oastonia would
give his business a more central lo- i
oatlon, in the heart of the textile
Mr. Hernilon will coinute each
day from Kings Mountain.
Schedules of Rentals For
Woman's Club building:
At a recent meeting of the Woman's
Club the following schedules
for renting the building were adopted:
1. Script dance floor privileges
(upstairs and rest rooms only)
X. Banquet privilege (commercial
9. Banquet privilege (non-commerclal)
4. Parties. Evening, equipment
famished except linen, dancing per
mitted with chapenme) $9-150.
6. Parties, hflbertxdon, equipment
furnished- except linen, 94-50.
?. Assembly privilege only. Not
over two hours, no heat, 91-00.
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Kings Mountain Ministers
'The monthly meeting of the.Kings.
Mountain Ministerial Association
win be held oo Tuesday, February 9
in the Ladles' Psrlor of Central
Methodist Church. Plans for the annual
union Boy Scont Week evening
service will be completed st this
meeting, and all ministers In the
community are urged to attend.
Tax Listing To Continue
Until February 7th
Town officials have extended the
tax listing period for one week.
They announced that the penalty
for delinquent listing will not go Into
effect until Thursday morning.
The liaitn iv nevl A<l wrsa aoh Ailnloft
ftuo iiniiu? irviivu nao DVUOUU IVU
to end today, February 1st, but officials
decided to grant the extension
because of the bad weather, It
was announced. There will be no
TIME TO HAVE DOGS
All owners of doge are reouested
to have them vaccinated before
April 1st, which is the deadline, sifter
which time a penalty will be
added, flogs can be vaccinated at .
the rear of Griffin Drug Co., and E.
w. Griffin says to bring them early
so as to comply with the state
law, which require* all dogs to be
vaccinated for rabies.
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R8DAY, JAN. 1, 1940
The Mon> Club at their meetliiR, It
ast week voted to sponsor u town-1 c
wide beaubification project, which a
tails tor the planting of Crepe Myr- tl
le. Morganton is known tor Its Mo- g
osse, Aaheville for It'* Rhodendron. h
Charleston for It* AmIIi, and Kings C
Mountain will be famous tar and tl
rtde for it'a beautiful Crepe Myrtle 3
1 BWlU' ""t'tWTS
nembera are carried out. The shrub
>ery to be planted wilt be Just the
>eglnnlng. and It la hoped that' the *
>roperty owners will cooperate and *
>lant the flowering shrub on thetr 1
property. It Is the ambition of the c
Commlttee In charge of the project 1
:o hare at leapt six buahea of the y
ovely flowering shrubbery planted *
1 round every home id Kings Moun- *
aln. The Herald wilt gladly print
be name and address of very prop- b
irty owner cooperating, on the Hdn- *
>r Roll for the Beautlflcatton ' of C
Cinga Mountain. c
Crepe Myrtle was selected by the b
Committee because It is extremely t<
Position In Hi
LION'S CLUB MEETS p
fTUe Lions Clnb will hare regular
nesting this, evening In the Mountain
View House at 7 P. M. * Lions b
ylns will be preaented to several p
lew members and all Lions are ask t<
M to be present. n
New Librarian At <
Public Library i
Miss Virginia Harrelson is being '
instructed by Mr*. Ida Davta Little- D
fiolkai. former Librarian. Miaa Harrelson
is from tbe National Youth
Administration under the direction
of Mrs. Frances B. Chewning. Coun
ty Supervisor. Shelby. Miss Geneva
Bhepperd, another' NY A member
will alternate with Miss Harrelson
In keeping the Library. Each young
lady will have charge of the Library
for two weeks each month.
Mrs. Chewning was happy to cooperate
with Kings Mountain Library
officials in furnishing two Librarians.
and patrons of the Kings
Mountain Public Library are very
gtaMful to Mrs. Chewning and the
Nhttonal Youth Administration.
Thp Library hours wilt remain the
same, that is each afternoon from
1:46 to * 6:45 -and on Saturdays,
mornings from 10 A. M. to 12:00. be
sides the. afternoon hour*. All dtl.
sens are Invited to use the Library 1
as often ss they like. 1
f - lr WILL ROOXU I
fJHEHB ?m MM folks Mt in
Oklahoma that get tbsm a big
ell wall, aad they Mat now what
to 4k with all ttoolr dough, so they
hirad< a mart fellow to leek up
their ancestors. - < "Spend
all the expense dough you
IOmv says the oil men to the college
prof that he hired. And go to
the old country end look through
all the" cemeteries aad everything.
Then when you get a book full of
tuff, 111 pay you extra for getting >
it printed, and 111 send copiee to
all the editore in the country." ?
So the professor went away for 3
a year, and when he came back,
the oil guy eaya:
"Well, here's the rest of your
wages, and you torn in your expense
account for the last month t
aad well look after K. And now
how much do you want about the i
"Oh, hll take about a hundred
thousand." . *
"That's a lot of dough, ain't HI f
1 never thought it'd cost that much i
to get this staff published." ' <
" TWeuldat This la to keep it 1
from being published. And when I t
show yen the stuff Pre dug up on t
year ancestors, you'll think a be.
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FIVE CENT8 PER COPY
l>r. Phillip G. Padgett. who for
lit; past two and one-half years baa
teen Assistant District Health OCirer
for Macon and Swain counties
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ik.' . t '
g Project if
ardy, and does well in any soil. It/
un be planted In full or half sun.Q 1
nd It blooms from mid-summer un |l
II trost, wneu most flowers are i
one. It ntay be planted in masses,
edges, or as single specimen,
rcpe M.vrtle Is called the ''Giory of
lie South" and It is truly the most
ruSfvfa11 n ~^T
More details as to the planting
nd when and where shrubs can be
ecured will be announced later.
*ho Committee from the Men's
Hub to have charge of this project
hat will increase in beauty from
car to year are Aubrey- Mauney.
.mold Ktser and Haywood EL
.ynch, ? ;
Another committee was appointed
y President L. W. Ham rick to conIder
the possibilities Of the Men's
Hub. Joining a national club. Thl*
osnmlttee wilt report Its findings
ack to the club members at a lasr
teport Your Coupons and Subscriptions
by Saturday for the Next
Baby Derby Honor Roil Count.
Despite challenges from other ba- ,
les In the ^Derby, Phyllis Ware of
Lings Mountain, managed to bold
up position on this week's Honor
loll. Other babies gave her a close
The complete Honor Roll listed in
he Baby Derby page shows a gener1
shake-up. The sad truth that parnts
must know sooner or later is
hat one canhot come in the Babv
Derby office Saturday, explaining
rhy It was impossible to devote,
nuch tlirl to the Derby that week
ind -fhen by tome manner of magic
ixpect to see baby's name at the toi ,
if the list. IT CAN'T BE DONE'
For those who appreciate a genline
opportunity when it is present '
. _? tU 1 ? .til* ? * A
"u ?u mem, inert; w viuu pitruiy ui
oom and time in The Herald and J
Merchants Baby Derby for new a (
rlea. And tjte opportunity is here
'or those who have already entered
heir baby. In fact, very few "miles' ,
separate the Header* if mm ihofce
further down the list. Hie npporturtty
Is here ? right now ? for
[hose who are actively trying are
lew In proportion to the genuine
plan under which the $200 and lov
ng cup. and the 29 other cash Prix's
are to be awarded March J> to the
parents of the babies without one
cent of cost to thesn.
There will be no losers in this
Eaby Derby. Every active candidate
In the race who stays1 to the end
wins either One of the prises on a
10 per cent commission if a $16
"club" of Hbraid shbecription* has
bean reported| This makoa -a ' participant
aura of a prise,' for all - are
bound to win it Uiey make any effort
"whatsoever, Impress, upon your
friends to ASK FOR BABY COUPONS
from the cooperating Baby
Derby merchants. See the complete
list of merchants in the Baby Derby
page. Also tell your friends that new
or renewal Herald subscriptions
While we are making the last call
for parents to enter their baby in
the Derby, we .are at the same time
going to start eliminating babies
who have neither coupons or subscriptions
reported 'or them each
week from now on. It is necessary
[hat you report either coupons or
subscriptions if you want YOUR
>aby kept in the rate. Activity on
rour part wtM assure running ofth*
jaby's picture in The Herald.
Can you. use cash? Let's realize
hat opportunity is here todnv. Let's
to in and win. Are you "electioneer
ng? What are you doing now, hon- '
^stly? Have you any ambition? Ar<
rou willing to enter your baby and
to through this Baby Derby with
he mute evidence that you cah't
'carry on?" Are you ao well fixed
hat you can't uat money?
In tho Herald's large subscription
1st in thle territory there are many
vho have neglected to renew their
lubscriptions. These are the per
ions should be contacted by candllates.
Btop In the Derby Office tolay
and learn how you can get to
fbose people whose subscriptions
ite due W elapse. There are apleny
of "miles" in renewals and new
lubscrtptkms that will carry yonr
taby on a tons Journey toward win(Cont'd
an Editorial pax*)
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?u mi- r racim vuerOKee IndMUl
legcrvation. in planning to open ofices
In Kings Mountain tor the gen
ral practice of medlclne/yDr. PadFMElE""
ional Building, and be plans to be:in
practice about February 15th.
,Dr. Padgett has been making hie
lome In Bryson City for the past
wo and one-half years, but la a naive
of Forest City, where he la s
ucmber of a prominent family.
Dr. Padgett received his B. B.
)egree from Wake Forest In 1M1
nd his B. 8. In Medicine from the
ame Institution .two years later,
nd his. M. D. from Tulape Unlverity
in 1935. X>r. Padgett served as
lesldent Physician of Atlantic City
Seneral Hospital during 1936. and
vas licensed to practice In North
'arqlina during the same year. The
oltowing year, the Doctor finished
i Post Graduate Course In Public
ten 1th at Public Health School la
During five months of 1937, Dr.
'adgett served as Acting Heath Oficer
of Robeson County, following
vtaich he accepted the position he
low holds and is resigning to come
o Kings Mountain to make his
tome. ' . ' . .
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(L>r. Padgett is married. He la a
oung physician with a pleasing per
lonallty, and excellent training, and
The Hei-ald wishes for Dr. and Mrs
'adgett many happy years in Kings
.fountain, The Best Town In TUa
itate. ' ' - ' . Trains
Twenty-one certificates of credits
anted in the Standard Training
ivhvui vuuuucieu ai v wurai mwbolint
Cliurch by Kev. Wj- A, Kale, of
CannapoliB, _ will be awarded Runlay
morning by the pfletor, Rev. H.
7. Sprinkle, Jr.,
Despite wintry weather, the average
attendance for the six evenings
as about thirty, and the following
persons met .requitetnents for credit
on the course. Christian Edtlcalion
in the Church:
J. R. Davis, Miss Winifred Pulton,
Mrs. C. A. Goforth. Mrs. E. W. Grit
fin. lflas Virgle Harmon, Mr*. C. L>Jolly,
G. L. McDanlel. Miss LiUle
Miller. B. C. Moss. Hal Olive, Miss
Dorothy Patterson. B. S. Peeler,
Mlsa Eethel Roberts, Mr. and Mrs.
JJames D. Smith, Rev. and Mrs. H.
C. Sprinkle, Jr., C. O. Tate, Mr. and
Mrs. Hunter Ware, and H. Smyre
Attend Meeting Of
?-'.i - a. director
Paul. Hendricks. t>. P.
Hord, Jr., Ladd Hamrick. Jr., Miles
and Blrneat Mauney went to
bury last Friday, where the*
ed the meeting of the Western Half
All-State Bend, at ' Boy den High
School. They expect to attend a aim
liar meeting this week If the weather
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tOpinlona Expreaaed in This Column
Are Not Neceaaarlly the Vlewa of
The new Federal budget, which
stacks an eleventh consecutive deficit
upon the ten preceding, has a
number of Jokers hidden in the pile
It is this fact, which should be
interesting if not startling: Out of
16 government departments Mid independent
civil agencies, the President
cut expenditures for 13 and ask
ed increases tor three.
The three Increases were the Department
of Labor, the Post Office
Department and the Maritime Com
mission. The latter la a new agency.
Just getting well underway at the
task of building up the American
merchant marine. The Post Office
Increase was reauested simply bocause
better business Is expected
next year, and when business improves
the Post Office Depnrtmeent
carries more mail and plies up a
Secretary Perking may be In poof
tending with both the A. P. and I*
and CIO but apparently ahe stand*
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