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r.reeueboro, Feb. 27.?Delegates
from Lions club In region one, zone
two, district 31-B met here today.
Roy Bolln of Fayettevllle, district
governor, was the principal speaker.
Halelgh. Feb. 27.?North Carolina
through the medium ot its state
Ssi'.'k Jf. rrwrar'A?" W"V.
other important agencies. Is preparing
to take an advanced step in the
field of nutrition.
The hutnan being ? noth the rabbit
or the gunlea pig ? will receive
The general committee on nutrltio
timet at the call of fir. Carl V.
Reynold*, state health officer, in
the new state laboratory of hygiene
building, and discussed plana fpr the
improvement of the nutritional statitm
of the people of North Carolina.
A* a first step. It was determined to
launch a statewide fact-finding pro
gram, to be carried on through the
various agencies represented. after
which further steps will be taken.
High Point, Febr 27,?More than
300 women are expected to attend
the annual convention of the North
Carolina sociey. Daughters of the
American Revolution tomorrow thru
*- - - - Monroe.
liOOO hogs have been vaccinated
during the past* month' to combat
?p epidemic of cholera In Union
county, reports T. M. Mavfield, assistant
Considerable damage has already
been caused in Monroe township,
the disease being spread along the
Concord highway and In North Monroe
Feb. 27.?Its been a
hatd winter for the wild cattle that
roam the outer banks. Earl Simpson
of Ocean City. Md.. a seaman a*
board of the U. S. coast guard lightship,
Orchard, said he saw a herd
of cattle eating newspapers that
had been washed ashore along the
Rocky Mount , Feb. 27.?Raymon
J. .Kelly of Detroit, Mich., national
'commander, will be the principal
speaker at the annual North Carolina
American legion post officers'
convention here March 9-11,
Between 1.500 and 2,000 delegates
are expected to attend.
Mrs. C. W. Harris of JJishopvlll,
S C., national vice president, will
speak at the auxiliary meeting to
he held in conjunction with the con
Raleigh. Feb. 27.?About 17 feet
of the Wright memorial bridge, only
highway connecting link between
Roanoke Island and the state, was
torn out early today by a drifting
barge during a storm.
Chief Highway Engineer W. Vance
Batse said that three 17 toot
spasta had been damaged by the
barge which had been moored near
by doing work for the Virginia Blev
. trio and Power Co.
Rcrwland.' Feb. 27.?A train-auto
" crash on Main street here yeeterday
killed three young women and- Injured
two others. V "
' 1 'HERE once was a clerk of the h
a unique way of keeping a dia
bottom lines of the page of the r<
account of the principal -doings in t
a summary of his own personal reai
seology was unusual bat always it r
A- friend of mine was stopping a
on a fishing trip. He fell Into the
pages of the register, more from th
language of the entries than becaus
On succeeding pages of the be
of the year previous, he found th
Tuesday: "While fishing throng
fell in the Sac? River op to his n
Thuredmy: "Henry Whippet is
B<FViA?^^HsmT%^linSr **1 bT
i*turt?r: -At mine o'eWk this i
Mmtf J. Whippet, Esq., went td hi
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n Brief Form
Oklahoma Clly, Feb. 27.?Okianuina's
reef-headed, pugnacious govt
ernor, Leon C. Phillips. pledged hiiu
j self today to use martial law "'if iiw
tsBary -to halt flooding of the Grand
liver dam'reservoir until the state
Is reimbursed by ' federal agencies
| for highways and bridges which
i would be Inundated.
River Dam Authority iioard tbat he
positively will not let them finish
the dam until we get the money.
Washington. Feb. 27. ? The
House apprc/prlaliions committee
granted an additional $60,000,000 for
form benefits payments today in
j approving a $90,069,139 deficiency
i At the same tfrne, however, the
5 connnl*'oe <rft .presidential estfroa'
*<"s for lite measure by $4.o20,704,
bringing the total congressional cut
oft President Koosevelt's requests
; to $27-4.000.000 for this legislative
session. The bill contained funds to
nieqt urfe\pec.tPd. cuCroitf* Teqiiti'e<
meats of vavious government agenj
Washington. Feb. 27.?Martin T.
Manton. former senior federal clr!
cult 90urt judge at New York, failed
I today to obtain a supreme court review
of his conviction on a charge
Of conspiracy to sell judicial favors.
At the same time.' the tribunal agreed
to review a decision which
held that a labor union which engages
in a sit-down strike was not
liable for damages under the 1890
Sherman anti-trukt act.
Washington. Fob. 27. ? Secretary
I Wallace was surprised to find . that
participation in 'the federal cotton
program, thift year reach 94 percent.
In testimony made public todac
r hy the house appropriations jommtt
'tee Wallace said the department
j'had estimated compliance at 84 per
cent. '"We missed that rather badly'
New York. Feb. 27.?delivery of
uncensored mall to Europe solethrough
air channels appears likely
as a result of an announcement of
Pan-American Airways that its clipper
planes will omit" the Bermuda
stop on flights to Portugal, starting
The.company made no mention of
British seizure and censorship of
mail at Bermuda, nor of publication
last week of a news story that Unit^
ed States mall was seized there JaJr
IS; "at bayonet point.' M
Men's Club Meets ~f
This Evening /f
Tjhe Business Men's Club / will
meet .this evening In the Vomaws
Club Building at 6:30. Follmjving thbs
supper routine business wU be discussed.
All members are f reminded
to be present. >
TO CLEAN OFF CEMETERY
Those who have frlAnda and relatives
burled at El Bethel cemetery
are requested to meat at El Bethel
rlttl foh Pptilair tMAenllto ??*
i -uiiu>vn * ????j mviu^m iui uic pur
pose of cleaning off the cemetery.
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nd the World
n s. COBB
> Reason for It
r S. COBB
dtel in a small Maine town who had
ry. Each evening, he wrote on the
agister for the current date a brief
Ka MTBlBHnlitr timtallw Mtlinlhi) wn*U
>? ?> ? mmmmmm ?? - J WW/ VVW|?VM ?*IVM
:tions to them. Sometimes his phravat
t the hotel, aving gone up to Maine
habit of gli Being through the back
e enjoyment he got from the quaint
e ho was inl erestd la bygone neigh?k
for a week of the early spring
iese progressive records of . a local
h the ice yesterday, Henry Whippet
eck. He wis drawed out aad took
s la bed with a powerful bad cold.
rapidly continuing to gat no better.
>kout|WiU jflypn ?" mortih "
Morning eur| esteemed fettew-citisea,
s ssaker entirety upcnllod for." -1
, fame. leal j
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KINQ8 MOUNTAIN, N. C. TH
, Rev. John L. Fairly, D. D.. of Richmend.
Va., who will preach at tha
First Presbyterian Church Sunday.
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Rev. John L. Fairly To
To Preach At First Presbyterian
Rev. John U Fairly, n. I)., the Exjrrutlve
Secretary of the Committee
I cf Religious Education and Publicaj
Ccn. and Editor-ln-Chlef of all pub
Itcationa of the Presbyterian -Church
| U. S.. will preach at the First Preaj
byterian Church Sunday morning at
j 11:00 o'clock.
I In addition to the splendid work
(or his Denomination Dr. fairly if
u valued member of the interdenonf
inatiouul committee that selects thf
lessons studied by' the majority oi
the Protestunts in the United States
and in other countries also.
It IS a i are privilege to nave this
great man in our tniast. and it is
noped a large congregation will be
present Sunday morning to hear his
The First National Bank i3 reteiving
"Fighting Funds For Finland."
A box is in thd lobby of the
' ?nk and any person desiring to con
! ribute to this fund are Invited ti
i!o ta by Cashier B. S. Neill. The
nntic::al committee in charge of rais
ing iht* funds hope to collect $10,C-OO.OOO
in Just a few days so that
Finland may buy war supplies to
tarry on heir defense against Russia.
This fund is separate from the one
that ir being raised for relief purpose^
Tfie Banks in North Carolina are
cooperating in collcctihg the money.
The Pearl FultOu Memorial Reading
Medal, presented annually by
the family of the former Central
School teacher, was won last Thurs
day evening by Miss Vivien Prince,
member of the Junior Class of Cen
tral High School. v f ^
The Hord Declamation Medal, another
annual presentation, was won
by Eugene Math la, another Junior.
The topics of the two students were
"Europe Guides," given by Mise
Prince, and "The Supreme- Menace,"
by Mathis. .
Miss Prince and Mathis will represent
the school in the Western
Conference Forensic meet in March.
Miss Prince will also represent the
school in the County Reading Contest.
and. Mathis in the Moey Declamation
Contest. The Hoey Contest
will be held in Shelby on March 15,
and the Reading Contest on Mar. 29.
"DOUBLE OR NOTHINGCLIPPERS
The mighty roar of Kings Mountain's
Mountain Lions faded into a
distant whine last night as the fast
stepping Dixie Clippers from Spartanburg
demoralized and subdued
them in the final half of last night's
"double or nothing' tilt. 34 to 31.
Kitchen led the victors scoring
with sixteen. (Voforth. in the game
only a short while, took honors for
the locals with 8. Holt took honors
along with Kitchin. on his magnificent
TT U-l ?. 1 n-S. iL - * - - -
numpiinm pumuru u?ionii ciosp
ly with 7 points.
The Liona next home engagement
will ze against Shelby, next Thursday
Exhibit Next Week
The public la cordially Invited to
attend Adult l&ducatton "Open
Houae" next Wednesday. March 6.
at the Pauline Club House frctai S
to P. M. Exhibitions of the differ*
ent phases of the work will be displayed,
and Miss Clans Data, Teacher.
la very anxious for the olttsenship
to aee for them selves the
work that la toeing accomplished.
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UR&OAV, FEB. 29, 1940
'Battle Of Mi
As Derby Fit
^ Mrs. M. L. Brown Dies
! At Age Of 85 * .
Mrs. M I,. Brown. 85 died at her
home in the Patterson (trove section
near Kings Mountain at 7 o'clock
Mrs. Brown, who had 'been an invalid
tor right years, was the form1
c? MUft i(eiM>cca Ueiiingcr or Moun
She is survived by her husband,
la daughter. Mrs. O. II. Me Dan (el ol
' Kings Mountain; seven grandchild'
ren and eight great-grandchildren;
three sisters. Miss Sallle Delllnger,
! cf Mount 7,ion, Mrs Dou Mauney ol
, ('rouse niitl Mrs. iloxanna Anthony
i of Shelby.
Funeral services were held * Sun<
day at !Ir:to o'clock at the Mount
Zlon church, conducted l?y Hev. C
C. Parker', and interment was in the
P. T. First Aid
I Room Shaping Up
Humorous Story j
By WILL ROGERS
COME people have more troubles
^ than others. And still, the
guys with the longest faces ain't
always the ones with the most
A fellow was going along home
one night, and nik face was purple.
- He fainted in front of a grocery
store, and they threw water on him
till he woko up.
I ? <i"1l
" 'Sail right," be ?7> "1 Just
fainted because my collar is so
tight. It nearly chokes no all the
time, yea knew."
"But why don't yo? get a big
^wslh I get a lot sf trouble. My
any tight collar."
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ft The'Parent - Teacher First Aid
room at Central School is beginning
to take definite shape, .with many
of the needed pieces of equipment
already in place and some of it In
l-use. - ^
- When your Herald reporter hit
t-he School House' on his regular
Wednesday morning rounds, the
room was In use, with a grammar
gradrf girl lying on the bed-, end another
attending her. The young lady
was quite comfortahle on the bed
until a parent came for her.
The first patient '.vas Margaret
Williams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs
Chas. Williams, pupil of Mrs. T. A
Pollock's fifth giuue. The young pa
; tlcnt was removed from the, room
; to a Gastonia hospital where, she
1 will be operated on this morning
j for the removal of her appendix.
Charley F. Thomusson, president
of ^tbe Central T. A. reported
that most of the equipment had al
ready been secured, with the witb
the exception of some sheets. The
items already collected are: Two
beds, two blankets, 2 mattresses,
some sheets some towels and wasn
cloths, and a table. Articles tiot yet
acquired are, for the -most pan.
pledged and assured.
Mr. Thomasson told the Herald
that money for medical supp'ies will
be raised by a program on the 12th
of March. Details of the program
\ ...til U? ? * -* - * - J-*
ytiM uc auiiuuiiceu at ix iaier aaie.
i former Kings Mtn.
Boy Visitor Here
Frank N. Stockton, Vice-Presiden
of the Rainbow Division in Washing
ton, D. C? was a visitor in his old
home town durng the week-end and
, was a dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs
> L. V. OaSney. Sunday, also visiting
i at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. L.
Gaffney, of Worthvllle, N. C., whilt
in this section.
Mr. Stockton is general auditor
for the Certified Public Accountant!
of Washington, D. C. It is evident
that he is one of the Kings Moun
tain boys, who has gone out and
'j Candidates Neea To Hurl Themselves
into hidy In. Hot Kace To Cap
dure Credits, une Five-Year Subscription
This Week Worth 800
Miles ? One 10-Year Gives 2,0o0
Miles ? Extensions Are Very Val
uable. Too. " |
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j <1 HV.VUV ^ liniUV ??VlTp3 IUIO llli* j
' ^T^Atry ??> in?*gaw^t?f ay iiw- tn His
Ware, takes the lead in this
week's Honor Holl. This last race
i for Honor Roll positions was closer
, by fat than ally of the pievlous
counts. While th-j Honor Uoll has
shown a weekly shakeup. the totals
> up to this time show the leaders i
. well bunched in total uiile credits.
What a race this is. folks?not
, one of the leaders on . the carious |
. Honor Hulls ha.c .1 lead over the.
Held that Is worth "bragging" a,!
bout ? the leaders are closely bunched.
and it is highly probable' that
by the. time the next Honor ltell
is shown theVe will be several elian
ges. The very work that is accom j
plished during this "week may be
just wlidt it takes for one of them i
to "cinch" the first prize of Silut)
s and loving cup. honor and glory.
\ The sixth Honor Holl 1ft listed In
j She Baby Derby page. The positions
't Occupied refer only to one week
ind are not based upon . the complete
standing to date, llabies tin v/
ing a higlt standing on the other
Honor Rolls and a lower one on this
nuiiur nun, -iiaiuraiiy. occupy a
higher position for the race as , a
| w'hole than. their position in this
Honor Roll designates.
Gather close to the, rail, readers, ]
I auu witness an tutciung ilnisli to
uus Da by .Derby ? the home stretch
uus oeeti reached, and just one
wee it from tsaturuay. one oi the par'
euis ot cue- ot tue. bubies in tins
. iact is going to be (he proud owner |
ot auu the beuui.uil loving ;
i cup, -Oil's. J. K. Jewell, Mount Airy,
-v C., whose baby wou the first
prize and cup there wrote, "Mr.
Harvey tell the mother who wins
^ the Daby JDerby thai she can pre
pare for the most thrilling moment
( that will ever happen in any one's j
life time, and 1 hope her baby will'i
t act as cute as mine." Joe l.ob West
woreland. Canton, N. C? first prize
| winner and his mother visited lluDerby
ofTice at ' Marion. Joe Dob
saw the' loving cup in the window
and started raving about "we had
, his cup." Mrs. Westmoreland had
I to take him back to her cur and
stlQW him llis cud before site could
L get things amicably adjusted. Parents,
now it is up to you entirely
whether you will experience, this
feeling ? whether your darling
will be the proud possessor of this
trophy which will last him or her
for a life time. ?
t This Derby is going to be a fuiH
. and excitaig uaitie ot mites' and
I remewber' tuiks, you can nclp your
! favorite wiu by asking for coupous
from the cooperating merchants
r and by subscribing to The Herald
or e.vtending your subscription to
^ The Hoi-ald ? you can give hiin or
her a real boost by giving a 6-year
or 10-year Herald subscription.
Candidates: Make every minute
I Pftlint Hnrirtcr ihnop nfivt fnut rfavu
Remember every minute counts dur
ing these next lew days. Rmember,
' that $300 and loving cup belongs to
your baby, today, Just as much as
it does to any baby entered in the
race ? remember, too, that there
is a difference, in value, of $125 and
a loving cup between first and second
On the. Honor Roll will be found
the uames of the babies and their
relative standing for last week ?
TUB ONE THING that this an
nouncetuent does not show is THE
CL.OSBNBSS OK THE RACE. All;
other Honor Roll will be published
.next Monday. Coupons and Herald
subscriptions are worth double value
this week what they will be
worth next week. There are two
special -prizes offered for. this week.
A 10-year subscription for thg most
Herald subscription money. 1$10 in
cash for the most ' buby coupons.
One baby can win loth of the prizes
One candidate working in our
Haby Derby said ,la?t week that all
me ground naq oeen gone over ann
every prospect had been seen and
It was impossible to do anything
more with subscriptions. But she
was mistaken. One of our former
campaigns was won by getting subscriptions
In the closing fen- days
at a time when all the workers hut
two trere saying therS could be
nothing more Aon*. These two took
first and aeoond prises and did it
on the home stretch. The same situation
always estate and eststs
right now in our Baby Perby.
"extensions" Count Big(Cont'd
on Bdltorlal page)
Read Th? Herald |
Buy At Home '
FIVE CENT8 PER COPY
New Post Office
About Half ,
Your liefuld lltpbrter. feeling ra- * ,
; tin r ambitious. and extremely eaer*
' sjilv> aechled' ,t little while auo that
j .!<! needed Kirmi'tliliiK to use up i
i rotne- o: tint: stoied-up energy, and
I t'tune ' to . <he loneluslon that a loutc
I hike was necessary. After a tileo
j"i''.iio-by-twulvb -\t retch. and a three
to the I'osi Off lee construction tilte.
Reaching his destination., he wan
Informr-d by one of the colored .work ,
1 ers tl\at Mr. Gallimore was "up otr
top." and that If he wanted to see
j the boss, he'd have to elainlrer up
the adder Having some of that e*
noiinous amount of energy remain*
big. lie proceeded to do just that.
After a very brief rest at. lilt* top
,?f .I... - * -- ? * *
.in- kmiiki. in' i-spicii air. liaill*
more wiui'was instructing oite of
the workrts in Hie art of setting In
:,:k "fti-oft morning. Mr. Galll-,more.
I'm mumble niuiiible of ttao
mumble mumble. , ant) My Editor
wanted a Huh- squib of news about
j tlip. Post Office." This was an accomplishment
of some merit, consitf
i ering the terrific strain of climbing
the ladder which he had just under-,
rone. He then launched Into tile reg
ular sterotvped interview, and emee
tted a much wiser, and little less
(He got back to the office sometime
later, and In deciphering the
notes which he had scribbled on a .
scratch pad. learned that the Job
is now approximately one-half completed.
The stone work, the really tough
part tif the job. three of the little
marks told him. was complete. Soma
more squinting and frowning finally
convinced him that Ills notes said
that the roof would be on ' by (ho
first of tile week, anil thai the bi*tck
work might be completed by the
time the readers of this Journal get
through figuring what they'll bVy*
from which advertiser. '
The weather, according 10 Mr.
Gallimore. has delayed the work to
| some extent. The ssylight- wab going
up as the reporter made his vls?
it. The job. according to the notebook.
which is according To Mr.
(Jalliniore, should he finished by the
middle -of June. Work remaining itt
the plastering, scenery, grading and
I ,\Vav down ai the corner of. the
page were these words! Tetter than
Belmont." Using his Holmes-like tnI
genuity at detecting the faintest ,
clues.- he concluded that Mr, Galli|
more hud said that Kings Mountains
Post Office would' be much nicer
than the recently completed Bel
mont Post Office.
Then lie leaued back in the Editors
chair (The EM. was out to lun
ich) and resumed his yawning.
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Community Clubs Study
The Bonnie Mill Clubs have had
the privilege of helpful and inter*
esting studies in "Home Hygiene
and Care of the Sick," taught by
Mrs. Pride Ratterree. The village
has both a morning and afternoon
club under the leadership of Mr*.
Edna Houser. The afternoon cjui?
was organised the firm of the year
and the afternoon clug more recent"u
(Opinions Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
hike Uanquo's ghost. sins of the
past have come hack, to haunt \
number of Washingtonians. The
jthost spends most of liis time hang>
ing around headquarters of the new
bureaus and hoards and commissiona
which regulate everything f rom
what a farmer plants to wages paid
The haunted agencies are mostly
new ones. Thev were set ud to ad*
minister new laws a couple of 'times
and reached a peculiar conclusion:!
That they had the power to dl nearly
anything that the law did not
specifically forbid them to do.
Take the Labor Board as an ex- ,
ample. It had the authority under
the law to 'direct employers to rehire
men whom they might have fired
because of union sctivittes. the
law didh't say anything about forcing
employers to htre men who hs&
never worked for them.
Yet the Board baa tried to dojasl
that. It Instructed one company It*
(Cont'd oa Editorial pace) A