NnI The Herald
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VOL. 24 NO. 24
State And N
f.. Liacolnton, June 11. Sheriff Clyde
Hoblnson has completed an investiKatlon
of the death of L. A. Hugglnt.
66. High Shoals textile operative,
LaJBfla && iaaLia,
juries received several days before.
Sheriff Robinson said Hugglos
wns, apparently futally Injured wheu
a blast of compressed air was turn*
#*d ou him lu the High Shoals mill
lust Friday by jjewby Lewis, 31, also
r. textile operative.
JRalelgh. June 18,?The plight of
.the flue-cured tobcco growers facing
difficulties since the European war
halted the export of tobacco waa
the subject of a couference*here today
of some 300 North Carolina far
mere bankers, tobacco warehousemen
A chief matter of discussion was
the tobacco referendum July 30. At
that time the growers will vote on
whether to have AAA control for
the next three years, whether to
have AAA control for one year, or
whether to have no control at all.
Chester. S. C., June 18.?A valuable
Jersey milk cow owned by Roy
Crocker of the Lockhart section ot
Western Chester County came tc
her death in a peculiar manner,
State Officer B. Frank Wilkes and
. Sheriff William T. Peden stated Mon
day night. They said that some one
apparently had slashed the cow in
the nese with a knife and left the
animal to bleed to death. Thus far
no arrests have been made.
Spartanburg, S. C.. June 18.?The
annual encampment of South Carolina
Spanish War veterafis was urged
by Halsey B. Leevitt of Ashevtlle,
N. C.. last night to unite and
defend the nation oroift the totalitarian
Band To Drill
a e. trI _ _ I- _ 1 ail
ri UB IV1IIKB nOUDWD DBDIl Will
preeent a drill Friday evening: beginning:
at 7:00 P. M. In the Ball
Park. This will be the ftrst drill per
formed by the band since their sensatonal
trip and all Kings Mountain
citizens are Invited to witness the
exhibition which will be free of
Charge. The same maneuvers that
were executed In Florida that made
them champions will be performed.
The drill Is the band's way of saying,
"Thank you Kings Mountain for
what you have done for us."
Immediately following the drill at
the Ball Park everyone la Invited to
the moving picture showing of the
Florida trip which will be shown in
the High School Auditorium. No
charge will be made tor the drill
or movie showing.
Lutheran Vacation School
The Vacation Bible School at the
Lutheran Church reached an enrollmani
rvf 9AA IftA Milllfg kflrl (WAfltv
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tNcktn lad helpera. Th? School
eloeee thl* Friday with a picnic and
**Hot dog" roaat In the Chnrch yard.
The cloelng program will bo given
to Abo Church Sunday Bventng at d.
With IR VI
AN IRI8HMAN walked up Fifth
pod into a Preabytorian churt
After the prayer-meeting aernces v
him by the emu "We are about to <
IH hare to nk you to go now."
"What talk ham yon?" aaid 1
mile ia not the cathedral,"
Mfreral blocks above tea Thia la
The Irishman eat op with a ,
walla between the windewa were 1
"Aint that Saint Lake ever yond
"It fa," eak) the aeacten.
"And 'tie Saint Mark Joet bey
"And atm farther along St. T
"Young man," demanded the
bora Protectant T"
i Brief Form
New York, Juno It.?Harry Revel.
Hollywood song writer and hi* brother,
were indicted toy n Federal
grand Jury today charged with en'sflaft
.lhv liWiafli.iftw.f? <vi . mx**
imrm obtained fraudulently.
iwvtM ib nun ot me umouf toujc
writing team of Gordon and Revel,
who have wrttten many international
New London, Conn.. Juno 18.?
Sailors and firemen (ought several
hours today to bring under control
a pier fire at the navy submarine
An officer, who declined to permit
the use of bis name, said that although
the origin of the fire was
not determined, sabotage was uot
suspected. He estimated the damage
at about $8,000.
San Fraucisco, June 18.?The
Globe Wireless Marine Station7"here
said , the steamship Niagra of the Ca
tiadlan - Australian line wirelessed
alio was sinking in the Tasmun Sea,
between New Zealand and Australia
An explosion in No. 2 hold disabled
the engines, the distress message
said, and the ship was full of water
and going down by the bead.
Jacksonville, Ma., June 18.?An In
teruattonal Newspaper Boy Week
will be considered by delegates' id
the Internatloual Circulation Managers
Association's 42nd annual convention,
opening here today.
Under the plan, proposen by H.
W. Stodghill. of the Philadelphia
Bulletin, each newspaper subsrrlber
throughout the United States would
pay an extra cent that week for
his paper, the money to be given
to the American Red Cross for war
relief. He estimated that about 8500,
000 could be raised la this manner.
Oklahoma City, June IS.?Cupid
claimed his first victim among tfie
Keys quadruplets today.
It was brown-eyed iMona'i wedding
day. The young man was Robert
W. Fowler,, oil company accoun
tant. She met him two years ago..
Her sisters, Leota. Mary and Roberta,
cast aside any sad thoughts
over the break-up and said tbey
were <'rlght happy for Mona."
Washington. June 18.?Admiral
Harold R. Stark unexpectedly recora
mended to congress today a $4,000,
000,000 expansion of the navy to
give this country the greatest fleet
the world haB ever seen.
, New York, June 18.?The Canard
White Star liner Queen Elizabeth,
the world's largest passenger vessel
was reported unofficially today to
be preparing to sail on a wartime
Representatives of the British
ministry of shipping Insisted the
88.000 ton ship would stay for the
duration of the war, although two
barge loads at fuel oil were pumped
into her yesterday. The official
explanation was that the fuel was
needed to run the heating and light
ml the World
olic Switch ,
f S. COBB
Avenue one Wednesday nlsrht, drop
& and immediately want to sleep,
rere over the sexton came and shook
dose up," said that fractionary, "and
he Irishman. "The Cathedral sever
said the saxtsn. "The cathedral la
a Presbyterian church."
Jerk and looked about him. On the
van dec me paintings of the A pontics,
r?" he demanded.
end him, if Pha not mistook?**
Irishman, "siaee when did all thim
n VtalwMk bm.1
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. KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. C. THUF
0. M. Mull
Approximately 300 persons beard
an address by O. M. Mull at a meeting
of tbe Blue Ridge Safety coun
ell here last Frida) night The]
His'talk "was the principal feature
of the quarterly meeting of the safety
Mr. Mull discussed human safety j
and touched on the European war.
Man created machines. and man'
should be the. master of machines :
Mr. Mull said, referring to safety
of humans working with machinery
Muchines are dangerous if uncontrolled
but are mighty servants
where they are mastered by man.
the speaker pointed out. He urged
personal safety always.
Concerning the war, Mr. Mull expressed
himself in favor of American
defensive preparedness uud said
he saw no reason for the Unitei
htates to. become paufeky.
The meeting was preceded by a
Concert 01 30- minutes by the Kings
Mountain high school band. Guy
Fortune of Shelby, chairman of the j
council, presided. A motorcade front
Shelby consisted of about 60 cars
and approximately 200 persons.
The attendancee represented four
Heart Attack Kills
Mrs. O. P. Elliott. 30 year* old,
died In Union, S. C?. Friday after
suffering a heart attack. She had
gone to Union to visit relatives, and
apparently had been in good health.
Her stidden death was a shock to
her many friendis in and near Kings
Funeral services were held at 5
o'clock Saturday afternoon at the.
home of her mother, Mrs.. John J.
Jones, who lives near Kings Mountain
on the Gold Mine road. Burial
was in Mountain BwCenwtsry.
Survivors include her husband,
her mother and several sisters and
bvothers, Mrs. L. O. Welch, Mrs.
Gertie Arrowood, Mrs. Bertie Wallace,
Mrs. Vera Raymond, Mrs. Ca
therine Thompson, Mrs. Nina Frone
burg, of California, and William
Jones of Charlotte.
Reunion of Class of '36
A reunion of the class of '36 of
Kings Mountain High School wlllbs
held at the Womans Club Friday
evening June SI. Dinner will be sen
ved to clase members after which
they will entertain at a formal
dance. All members of classes from
'33 to '40 are Invited to the dance,
beginning at t:3t.
A? D.IU.J F<
Hd DdlldlU r<
Kings Mountain's baseball fans^
were treated to the best baseball 1
game witnessed in King# Mountain
In many a moon Tuesday, when the
local American Legion Juniors defeated
the Cherryvtlle Juniors to the
tune ot 4 to 0 la front of a large and
excited crowd of fane. "
Charles (Lefty) Ballard, Kings
Mountain's ace pitcher, shattered
hip own strikeout record by fanning
19 of the visiting lads. The Cherryvilte
boys secured only one hit oft
Ballard, who is considered the best
junior pitcher in the state. Ballard's
pitching performance was said by
many to be the best of his careerKings
Mountain collected 7 hits oft
Green the opposing pitcher. Every
member ot the local team displayed
excellent form both at the plate and
on the field.
The local baseball fans are still
showing their excitement over this
contest. Everywhere a crowd meets
you hear this ball game played over
and over again.
The local boys lost to the Shelby
Juniors last Thursday 9 to 4 In
front of a large crowd at the local
Ball Park. They Journeyed to Forest
City 8aturday where they dropped
another game 16 to g.
Kings Mountain will play Forest
City here today and then they will
meet Shelby there Saturday. Tuesday
they will play Cherryrllle again
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ISDAY, JUNE 20, 1*40
Is Enjoyable /
post office dedication
Tht dedication of tho King* Moun (
tain Poet Office which had boon ton- ?
jwum hi Mm in i
boon indefinitely postponed due to t
tht National Emtrgincy which nac- q
MiUtaa the preserves of all Con0
re earn en and High Postal Officials p
in Washington. Postmaster Blakely <]
regrets the delay but a more appro- *
prist# dedication can bo had by c
However, the new building wilt be e
occupied on June 30th as planned 1
and patrons will be served from the "
new office beginning Monday, July 1.
Boxes in the new Post Office are 1
now on sale, and citizens are asked 5
to please secure keys as soon as 1
possible to avoid delay In receiving a
mail in the new building. i
Car Hits Gas Pump '
A car driven by Mrs. Jacob M.
Faires of Charlotte crashed in a gas f
pump Monday morning at the Shell
service statiou at the corner of Cle- '
velnnd Avenue and King street.
^irs. Faires, along with several
more passengers in the car were
going toward Charlotte when she
swerved the car into the gas pump v
In order to avoid hitting a . small ?.
boy on a bicycle. When the car hit <
the gas pump it instantly became ig- i
nited.. Serious results were avoided ?
by the quick action of Kings Moun- v
Iain's crack Fire Department, who i
were called out to extinguish the <
blaze. No one received serious in- t
juries. Considerable damage was i
done to the front of the service sta- (
Hon aud one gasoline pump was de- i
mol'-sbed. ' <
PRESBYTERIAN BIBLE SCHOOL 1
The ftnal session ot the Pr.-sbyter I
iau Vacation Bible school will be
held Friday morning at the church <
Every child ot the Bible school is i
urged to be present at the church
at 4:15 to leave tor a picnic to be
held at Lake Moutonla. The tuem
bers ot the church and Sundav
school are Invited to go with the <
children on this picnic. Every one i
come and bring his otvn iuncn ana 1
car. . . ; '
KIWANIS CLUB TO MEET AT <
WOMANS CLUB TONIOHT (
The regular meeting ot the Kiwan
is Club will be held at the Woman's |
Club building this evening at 6:30.
The Program Committee has arranged
with Mr. Lee B. Weathers ot !
Shelby to show some pictures taken '
while on a trip to Mexico and other ;
points ot interest.
\ WIS Rogers'
I y WILL MOOEEB
TH* birds sotting uwad at the
club mi btinlai about what
rood husbands they won. That is
what they do at aubs, whan they
got to a certain stars in tho ereulna's
So the follow that nerror quarreled
with his wife had tola his
aar. and so had tho one that buys
her candy orrery birthday. Then
says Jones, "Why, I ain't so good
as some of you, but I reckon t
alnt so bad, either. Anyhow, I Bat
and held my wife's hands last night
for an hour.**
, Seaith was just far enough gone
so he couldn't let It go,
"Why, thnfe funny," he says.
"Ton know, I lire right next door
to yon, Jeaoe. ao au these guys
knew. And I saw yon and your
wife fighting oosaothfwr awful last
"I didn't say we wasn't fighting
a little." ?? ? ?* K3a w-T
tor am koor, tkouyh, ami
thmtt U>* troth. Innlp^it*
Ut hm wmtok my ?r<* ?f
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The annual l.adics Night of the
tings Mountain Lions flub hold i
["uesdav evening in the Woman'. ;
'tub building Mas on*- of the most 4
mjoyatie bau<|tu*ts ever held here. ,
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>er? of the Clpb and their invited i
meats were entertained royally. I
Lion President J. W. Milam ex I
iressed words of wek'ome to the lu i
I'es. and Mrs. Kred S'allworth re- %
ponded after boin? selected . by
Lion H. C. Sprinkle nobly preaid- 1
d as Toastmaster. He kept ijie en ?
Ire group Jolly with his witty re- j
narks and hilarity. ?
President Milam Introduced the t
nylted guests who were. Mayor and *
Irs. J. B. Thomasson, Dr. and Mrs. (
P. Baker of the School Board. Mr.
nd Mrs. Gilbert Hord of the Kiwan- tl
s Club, Mrs. ,D. C. Mauncy of the ?
lenlor Woman's Club. Mrs. C. C.
)ates of the Junior Woman's fcjub. |
dr. Snooks McDaniel of the Stag t]
'lub. and Miss Imuls Putnam.
sue win interview Kiris desiring 10
take the courses tn cooking, sewing
and housekeeping. Girls between
the ages of 18 and 24 are eligible
for the classes.
* A training center for colored girls
will be set up in Kings Mountain
shortly and proper training will be
given so that housewives may secure
competent servants. This project
is to be sponsored by the Kings
Mountain Uons Club, and expenses
for the supplies used will be paid by
the club. ,
The project for white girls will
consist of classes In sewing and
handicraft. All gtrls . who desire to
qualify tor NT A training ara urged
to consult Mrs. Chowning tomorrow
in the Public Library at the Town
Hall. ( i v na
Lion Haywood K Lynch presented
o Hon C. P. Ooforth a beautiful '
iorvlce award plaque, for the outlanding
work he has performed as
halrman of the Sight Conservation
ind Blind Committee,
Liuu Myron A. Kbjue presented
o 11. Tom Fultou the Liqua Cluo
. uiueushlp Trophy which is award?il
auuuaUy to a citizeu of Kings
fountain lor outstanding work in
ae commuuity. The winner Is chos n
by a committee, appointed by
he President of .the Lions Club,
omposed of a member from each of
be following organizations. Miniserial
Association, Senior ' Woman's
;iub, Junior Wouian'B Club, Kiwans
Club, Lions Cluti and Town Coun
:ll. Lion Fulton was praised by Lion
iUiyqe for bis work as street Com
uissioner and said:
"If you were a frequent visitor to
own during the construction of thy
[larking zone across from the Dixie
Theatre you would have seen him
driving a tractor helping to level
he ground in order that we blight
lave a good place to park. If you
were a frequent traveler on our city
itreets during our auowy winter youtvould
have seen him assisting the
itreet department in removing the
snow. If you are a patron of King's
Parage you no doubt during the
sarly spring saw him in his greasy
coveralls working on pneumatic
drills, dump trucks aud rock crushes
in order that Kiugs Mountain
could have its own rock quarry in
which stone could be secured for re
pair and construction of streets.
It makes me very happy to present
to you on behalf of the Kings
Mountain Lions Club this trophy for
your unselfish work over and above
your duty aa street commissioner of
Kings Moi^ntafn, and we jaincerely
hope that you will keep up the good 1
work you have started."
Lion Fulton in accepting the trophy
stated that he was deeply grate
tul for the honor.*
Lion Otto Williams, assisted by
Fred Stellworth and Tail Twister
Kenneth Crook and George Mauney
distributed favors to the ladies,
which Included a miniature box of
Hollingsworth candy compliments
of Kings Mountain Drug Co.. a pair
of Nylon Hose, a Coca Cola Flower
Book and various and sundry items
such as whistles, caps, liats. horns,
Toastmaster Sprinkle presented
the speaker of the evening Rev.
Rxcelle Rotelle, pastor of the First
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NYA Training Classes
Mrs. Frances B. Chewning NYA.
County Supervisor will be in Kings
Mountain tomonlow, J^riday afternoon.
in the Public Library where
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Wat oh Label On Your Paper AMI
Dent Let Your SubacHptlen
FIVE CENTS PER COPY
At- the regular weekly meeting ot
he Kivtauis Club Thuradav evuulna
it the Woman's Club the Vocational
^duration Committee of the Club
uude a lepott of their uctlviuea.
fj.'.j'' i MgiwiP^FiCTw?ty^wm" i ii 1111 m a
d Noisier as chairman. H. N. Barnmade
the report (or the comtttea
Jthb-rs gn^ the committee are Dr. J.
B. Anthony, N. F. McOill. F. It Sunk
ners. Rev. L. B Hcuiun.
In line alth their service to the
>o>8 and girls of the community
.vith the problem of choosing u life
rotation the cotiuQittee arrauged
01 addresses by outstanding lead-,
rrs in csrtaiu businesses and profusions.
On Friday, May 17th, J. H.
Irigg, Superintendent of Cleveland
,'ouuty-" Schools, delivered an inspiring
address to a large number of
lit-'h school boys and girls interestmi
iu teaching as a profession.
On May iiiiud George 11. Emery, C.
P. A. and auditor tor the Town of
Kings Mountain and a number of
lie local businesses, made an adiress
to the boys and (firls interest d
in accounting. stenography, book
Keeping atnl general office work an a
On "May 21?t Charles Hi >ant of
the Bryant Electrical Company of
Jasionia,' addressed a large number
>f high school boys iut /.vstcd la
eledtrical engineering as a prof ens'on.
The boys showed a great Interest
In the information presented by
Mr. Bryant and in his ideas about
what it takes to make good on any
type of Job whether it be electrical
uglneering or any other typo ot
Dr. Ln is". Glenn of the Cfty Hospitul
of Gastonia on May 17th do- .
livered an inspiring address to eight>-eight
high . school girls interested
in nursing as a profession. According
to Supt. Barnes, the information
given these girls was most valuable.
Dr. Glenn gave both sides ot the
picture to these girls and definite
information concerning the advantages
as well as the disadvantages of
nursing. Mention at the same time
was made of the splendid gift of Dr.
Glenn of two, beds to the Central
School First Aid Room.
An Interesting summary of a vocational
guidance questionalre was
presented. Ijhis questionalre indicated
that 86 of 239 boys and girls in
the high school had chosen a life
profession." 182 plan to attend college
or seek special training after
high school. 222 expressed an interest
in hearing speakers discuss
choosing ltfe's work.
Among the professions selected
as being interested in were 90 choos
ing secretarial or stenographic work
69 nursing, 64 teaching. 52 aviation,
48 music, 46 home economics, dietetics,
44 electrical engineering. 46
bookkeeping or accounting, 80 U. 8.
Mall Service. 29 construction aha
building work. 28 medicine. S3 merchant
and salesmanship, 22 textile,
14 agriculture and dairying, 16 car
pentry and woodwork, 17 clwnicii
engineering. 6 taw, 7 ministry or religious
work. 9 mechanics, 5 coaching,
A art. 9 beauticians and others
among 17 other professions.
HaiTy Page, publicity chairman,
reported that three Rlwanis roadsigns
had been put ap on the three
principal highways into the city.
The meeting tonight at ,<5:30 win
be at the Woman's Club building.
"J-ee B. Weathers, editor of the Cleveland
Star, will show moving pioluree
of his trip to Mexico.
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(Opinions Expressed m This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
Under cover of war and national
defense news, a few Sauators are
hlA<.vinir miuuiirM which two-thirds
of the members of both Senate and
House think are necessary to speed
Nobody accuses these few Senators
of attempting to hamper the
national defense program, but a: vast
majority of their colleagues are convinced
that the minority Is unwlttlngly
doing just that.
Two months ago. three-fourths of
the Honse members voted to pass
the Walter-Logan bill. That was befor
e the European war speeded up.
In May, Tfce objective of the bill la
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