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VOL. M NO. 29
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Asheboro. July 2;'..?Plans to obtain
approval of ('AA officials. the <
ur?i'y and a WPA appropriation for i
ili*' proposed Askeboro airport have I
been instigated by representative*
of local civic organisations. <
l<eelle E. Parkinson. State toilette I
aviation authority pointed out that
a? rn tlHMjii|tMilH'?.)jHWUJlBJ'1
army that WPA labor and aiiny machinery
may be used on the project |
tiolddboro, July 22.?IH. C. O. Ab
eruothy. 5h, Raleigh physician who
was seriously injured In an automobile
accident on the Kinwton high- ,
way five tulles east of Golds'?oro at ,
7>:JO Friday afternoon, died in fbo |
<?olddboro hospital al T ho Sunday ,
Angler, July 23.?Vernon Stephens t
of near Angler was killed Sunday
morning when his automobile overturned
on the Benson-Garner highway.
H's father. Charlie Stephens, and
an uncle, Willie Stephens, were In- j
jured> the father seriously. I
OherryvUle. July 22.?Kufus Hear- '
ernor. 67 an employee of the Dover '
Mill here. Is In a critical condition 1
at Crowell Hospital at Dlncolnton. as
the result of gunshot wounds he re- 1
reived about 4 o'clock yesterday af- I
Tonsil Clinic j
To Be Held Here
. Dr. Z. P. Mitchell. County Health j
Doctor, announced that a three-day ,
tonsil and adnoid clinic for children ,
will be held in Kings Mountain fa ,
the High School Building beginning .
August 6th. Dr. Mitchell was here
Tuesday conferring with Supt. B. N |
Barnes and making plans tor the ,
clinic. Dr. J. S. Norman. Elye, EJar (
Nose and Throat specialist, will per
form the operations and Dr. Mitch- ]
. ell will give the anaesthetics. Nurses
from the Health Department will
;assist with ttfe clinic. I
A clinic was held recently by the
HealUi Department In Shelby and
>64 tonsils were removed. (
The clinic is (or those whose par- (
-ents are not able to pay to have the (
operation performed. A nominal
charge ef $7.60 will be made to part
ly defray, the cost of the operation.
Examinations of all school children
was made during the past school
year and a large number was fonnd
that needed their touslls acd ad- i
Barents of children who need thiia
operation and are not able to make l
arrangements with their doctor are ]
advised to .communicate with the <
Health Department as quickly as ;
possible. It will be necessary before t
a child Is eligible for the clinic op- 1
era ton. te secure a statement from i
tbetr family physician to the effect
thad they are not able to pay.
Dr. Mitchell and the Connty Health
Department Is to be congratulated
for the fine work they are doing
In behalf of the school children of <
> Cleveland Connty, and citizens of
Kings Mountain deeply appreciate
the co-operation and service of Dr.
J. S. Norman who wttl hare charge
of the operations.
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The Voice of
By OtVIN !
AN EASTERN College professor,
Park, attempted' to study st cl
came down the garbage heaps bad
pvovemlsr. An irritable she-bear, wit
tUM curiosity. She hauled off and sta
preparing to claw him when Mrs. I
with an umbrella, and by opening a
?bm the lady-Dear ttimt im oepanec
to the startled tneeetiymtor.
Oa the following day two of
eerred as park guides were diacnssii
"I claim that was a powerful bi
her hands to save that fool hoabanc
*1 don't see no thin* so bnva ah
would do that"
"like hell they wealdt Spoee*n i
- was flxin' to daw her to death?whi
, "Me? I'd glee three load rtngfa
i Brief Form
Burlington. Vt., July 23.?Two no
JW'ik. Involved In an unauf reaaful
scupe from Fort Kthnn Min<e'a de
icutlon center and the KiitoMegueiit
wounding of two puroueri will t><
i-ouri uinmaitxi soon, fort Hutborille*
with assault with a dangerous ?n
Hon with the intent to kill and Prl
tat? K. 8wetscd with escaping <~on
, _ >
LaKayetto. La.. July 23.- Accused
t)t slapping the fat*' of a fellow lb*
mot-rat, State Representative .lame;
[Kmicugeaux. a candidate To- Con
green, was ordered into court todaj
i>ti charges of fighting and disturb
Ing the peace. Polled Officer Mai
rolm Kisher reported.
Chicago. July 23.?The Oovertt
tnent began collecting In time frott
M. L. Annenberg today.
Uncle Sam already hug The firs!
installment of $800,000 on an $8,00?
900 settlement the Philadelphia pul
Usher and former turf news mag
pate agreed to pay as his civil in
come tax debt.
Hut Atienoerg also has to paj
three years In time, ehe penitent larj
tenm imposed Tor criminal violatior
if the income tax laws.
The attnudl Hullender Reunion
.sill be held at the old Hulleiidei
place on the Shelby-Dallas road Au
just 11th. All the relatives anc
friends are invited to be present foi
ihe occasion and meet old friendt
ind make new ones. Everyone It
isked to bring well tilled baskets.
All who lmve relatives and frlendt
Suried at the Hullender grave yarc
ire requested to meet and clean ii
?tl July 27th.
A. B. Morrow Is chairman of ar
raugementB tor this annual affair.
Evidently some prankster though
he Kings Mountain Firemen need
3d a little airing out Tuesday night
to get relief from the hot weafher
A false alarm was turned in and th<
firemen ru&hed to Lackey Street
and looked and looked but no flr>
could be found.
hT HOT SPRINQ8
After spending a few days it
Kings Mountain last week. Buc)
Dllllng, of Atlanta, Ga., left for i
month's stay at Hot Springs, Ark
r. minus ? > m.wu|nuicu oy un
sister, Mrs. Botth Gillespie of A1
tentown. Pa,, who baa also been 01
a visit in Kings Mountain.
YOUTH COUNCIL PLANNING
YOUTH CRUSADE WEEK
Members of the Youth Council o
Central Methodist Church, whe an
planning a Youth Crusade Week fo
August 18-26, will meet at the hens
of Mrs. W. M. Gantt, their adul
counsellor, on Friday evening, Jul
26, at 7:30 o'clock. x
id the World
r s. COBB
on his first visit to Yellowstone
ose range the gristly bears that
: of the Fountain Hotel for their
th n cub in tow, resented his ad enoped
hhn down fifteen feet and was
, rOrCIIBOT I2B0 IjlllHilMf VPt VUMu
ad closing it repeatedly, so MghtI
without doing say serious injury
the cowboys who. In the season,
ig the affair. 8aid the first one:
rave woman, takin' her ewn Ufa in
I of htris"
rat it," said his friend. "Anybody
tome beer had your wife down and
it would you dot"
KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. C. THU
UNION SERVICES' AT BAPTIST
^ CHURCH 8UNOAV
The seoond in the eerie* of Annual
Union Service* will be SUnday
' evening in the First Baotiet Church
' with Rev. P. O. Patrick, of the Firot
Presbyterian Church, bringing the
meaaage. The union service last
' Sunday in Boyce Memorial A. R. P.
' Church wa* well attended considering
the extremely hot weather. Dr.
H- C. Sprinkle. Jr., pastor of Central
Methodist Church dallua/xl .?h?
r Last Rites Vor "~
Kuticrul b?imv?-o mi' J. T. David*
bo 11, prominent cilUcli 01 Kings
.di.iuuani, Merc Item at the l'roali)
u-rtan euurcli tasi Friday at- ?!:du p
in., a lib uit* Uev. 1'. D. Patrick ,tu
CllUlge, aSSISlCIl b> net. Co? i iluu
Mr: Davidson passed away nutelly
a't his home last NVedtiesuuy niglii
at ii:oo o'clock alter,a long period
. ol declining Health. Ills ueaUl.
t wioiifeii expected, came us a shock
LU me lumiii unu iiicnus.
Mr. Davidson was liorn August 1-.
' lkoo. the son of the late Cayt. and
' Mis. Hubert Davidson of the lletha
n> section of Vork County, South
" Carolina. 11c had-, lived in Kings
.Mountain the jrast thirty years.
He joined the 1'iesby ttjriau chut1
jch hi early life and hud been an old
1 er lor more than tortj years. Hs
was devoted to his family and
church, and his quiet, consecrated
Christian life >vas a benediction to
j all* who kuew him.
! He is'survived by his widow, the
1 | former Miss Martha JBolin. and the
' j following children: Mrs. A. T Handv
all of the Oak drove section; Vester
1 or Chicago; . Mrs. J. B. Harmon of
r Oreeaville, S. C.; Carl and Hubert
of Kings Mountain. One son by a
' | former murrlage. J. Frank Davidson
j ol Ninety Six. S. C.? one sister, Mrs
; Uclle Falls of Bethany. S. C and
' utile grandchildren also Bdrvlve.
' , Interment was in the Bethany
I cemetery. The beautiful floral offerw
j ing showed the esteem in which ho
I was held by all who knew him.
25 Year Cer
' Twenty members of Fairview
Lodge No. 339 were presented with
PR tooro i>oeHfW'ofou Ku P T
vv.wnvwwio u; ?4. Li. TTVaiU'
era, State Deputy Graud Master of
Shelby, at the dinner meeting in the
Womang Club Bu^ldiug Tuesday evi
enlng. Mr. D. M. Baker was honored
i by being presented with a fifty-year
:. Byron Keeter gave the invocation
k after which Dr. O. P. Lewis welcom
- ed the ladies, who were present for
t the delightful occasion. Mrs. Moffett
Ware appropriately made the re*
Toastmaster P. D Horn doe presented
the Invited guests who included
Editor and Mrs. Haywood E.
t Lynch, Gloria Comwell, Maude
a plonk, and Leslie McOinnis. former
r member of Falrvlew Lodge but now
& of Richmond, Va., who told of his
t love and affection for Kings Mounv
Miss Oloria Cornwell. who woe in
" troduced by Toastmaster Herndon
as the baby daughter of the oldest
member of Pairview Lodge, rendered
a beautiful aolo of "God Bless
America.' Miss Cornwell was accompanied
by Mi>s Maude Plonk at
the piano. Following the solo Mlsa
Cornwell the entire group Joined in
singing the -B&rae song.
Mrs. Moffett Ware read "The
Jtuers', a satire on men who join
ev?ryt6lhg that comes along.
Deputy Grand Master Weathers in
his presentation said, 'You men rep
resent the finest citirenshlp in any
country, you are men who have been
faithful, and it is indeed a pleasure
and distinct honor to present you
with these certificate's and I sincere
ly hope that you will continue to
serve and later 1 can come back and
present you with your 50 year cer
tiffccate like the one Mr. Baker will
Those receiving 36 year certlfl ates
were: Dr. J. E. Anthony, A. B.
Cobb, C. T. Cornwell. Z F Cranford,
J. R. Davis. M. L. Hanmon, T. A Harmon,
Arthur Hay, J. E. Herndon, F
D. Herndon, Dr. Baxter R. Hunter
O. T. King O. E. Modena. O. C O"
Farrell. B M. Ormand, J. M. Patter
son, Bam R Suber, B R. Wllleford
W. F. Logan, Dr. L. P. Baker.
The meeting was dismissed fol
lowing the singing of ''Bless Be The
Tie That Binds.'
RSDAY, JULY 29, 1940.
To Select Celeb
A count* wide contest has been
launched to choose queens to rtf|S
over the Cleveland C'ouuty OntcnIML
Miss' Shelby" and ''MtfK Slugs
Mouutain" will tie chosen. They will
oe co-starred in thu centennial pageant.
will have attention focused
upon 11 mi 11 in the fete parades and
uiuit i-vtiji!', win ue oniciui. no?tesscs
to dignitaries and will otherwise
be itcvorded platen of honor
during the celebration of the 100th
anniversary of the founding of the
The two young ladies chosen as
queens will be crowned on Monday
night, August 26, as the pageant unfolds
for the first time. The governor
or some other notable figure
will perform the coronation. The |
queens will he attended by a court.
Nominations for Miss Shelby and
' * t
Miss Kings Mountain started Monday.
To nominate a young lady, any
person may clip the nomination
coupon which appears in" This issue
of the Herald and mail it to the
Clevefttnd County Centennial, Inc..
CITY AUTO TAGS NOW j
The new city automobile tag* are
now on sale at the City Hall ? and
every owner of a motor vehicle is
asked to please secure same as
quickly as possible. The old tags expired
June 30th but the sale of the
new ones had to be delayed because
they had not arrived. The licenses
sell for $1.00.
The new tags are the same in design
as has been used for the past
several years. The only change is
the date and color. The new tags
have white lettering 'on green and
red background and are very attractive.
jVfcGill Reunion Aug. 1st.
The Annual McGill Reunion will
meet the first Thursday in AugustAugust
1, 1940, at Bethany Church.
A program of tnterest will begin at
11:00 o'clook. The Rev. R. N. Baird,
,D. D.. of the Boyce Memorial A. R.
P Church, Kings Mountain, N. C..
will speak on this occasion. Dr.
Baird is one of the most outstanding
speakers in the A. R. P. Synod. The
gathering will also be favored with
a vocal solo by Mr. James' Mallady.'
Choir Director of the First A. R. P.
Church in Oastonia, N. C.
Ali relatives and friends are cordially
Invited to come and honor the
name of Capt. William MqOlU. Your
presence is needed to make the occasion
J. U McGill. President.
King* Mountain, N. C.
By WILL ROGERS
COMETIMBS Id da can think of
better Ilea than grownup*. And
the kids, Just like the parents,
think that people will believe them.
The kids have all kinds of reason*
for lying, though, while their big
brother* and sister* usually do it
just te brag.
This Johnnie was feeling ldnda
achy in the middle already when
hi* mother found out that a whole
lemon pie wee missing. She says,
**Johnnie, what happened to that
big lemon pis I oooked and sat here
by the window to coo) ?"
"Wall. IF-" mm JAKUHIA
never hv Uka of the big dog
that I in staring at that pie get*
ting ready to come fight through
1 the window and eat It upl And oo's
to ear* the window glass and the
curtains and all, I J oat ett ft my*
i self, and 1ft give ma^an awful feel*
1 Being Held
slit-ID} School. Au> .. ifwuK woman
It. tt-aik olil to JO. lut'luaivv,
will in I'lUUil? lor quet-v aliu uia.i
Nouiiuaiiiiiiii iiiuirf )>?' (tout market!
out lutVi lli.in Mouda.. Jul)- 2'if at
t> P. M in onltT- to cum. K?i li iffrt
who is r.oitisuatud will autum.itimiii.
terest In his club. Division District
nnd International, coupled with his
keen ability, regarded as one of the
strongest and best founded Kiwani
ana ever to be a member of the Car
Present at the meeting were a
number of Gaatonia Kiwanians In
eluding President Minor Adams and
Sec.-Treas. of the Club, Hon. Bis
The meeting this evening at 6:3(
will be a picnic at the Bethleheir
School to be furnished by the wo
men of the Bethlehem Baptist
WHEW, AIN'T IT HOT
The mercury shot up to 99|2 in
Kings Mountain and , hung there
bubbling while a terrific heat wave
swept the eastern half of the Unit
? a >4.. 1 ooal raaUaMfa K a Hi
C? OIMIW. bVVMl I e?>wvil%B
weltered during the past severs
days, but they have the connotation
that the Beat Town In The State li
not the hottest town In North Car
olina. Wilson, N. C? reported a tern
perature cf 104 and Ooldsboro (the
former home of the Editor) 102
while several towns passed the hun
The advice offered by one cltiser
was to stay busy and forget about
In Rocky Mount, N. C., the then
mometer reached 106 yesterday,
Relifcf from the heat wave ?am<
last night, as the clouds darkenec
and rain came forth in torrente. Thi
air was-refreshed and citizens oi
the streets last night were heard t4
remark that they would be able U
sleep in comfort at least one night
? '< - " . ' -* . v ' J.- '
receive l.uia.1 'ttilw.' After all uoiuiiiutixiia
are in, the nominees will be
called together (or a meeting at
which aii official of the pugcan.l will
cxplai'u the methods of getting
votes. The. Shelby girl unci the
Ktints Mountain young lady recdvinn
the most votes will be queens.
Votes toward becoming queen will
be obtained by clipping vol'-' coupons
from the. .Daily Star and the
Kings Mountain Herald; every ticket
for the pageant sold by rtte girls
will'also entitle them to rotes in a
system to be explained later.
Ilallot boxes will be placed, at the
Herald Office and Kings Mountain
Drug Co. Tuesday. July 30. through
Saturday. August 17, In order thai
the public may cast ballots for
(Cont'd oti back pasei
(By Aubrey Mauney
'<De a stepping stone to better
things and not a stumbling block in
the way of progress" urged Italph C.
Barker. International Trustee of Kiwanis.
of Durham, N. C.. in an elo
(luunt address to the tregular meeting
of tlie local club Thursday evening.
Mr. Itarker recited how for five
yours ho was. just an average Ki
wanian going to meetings and that
about all' when suddenly he was
"pWbed in- a responsible position in
the local group and since during the
past seven years he has grown up
in Kiwanis. He paid tribute to the
organization .as being the greatest
value in his life in building friendships
and in inuking him a better
"We must stress this year,' he
said. *<the traditions which -have
made America gveat ? our liberty
and the American way of life." He
urged that sur lives be planned towards
making life full and round to
get the great things out of living.
That we get up out of the low things
In life above the material things
and the worries they bring.
President Ladd Hamrick In presenting
Trustee Barker stated that
Mr. Barker was because of his
knowledge and experience and in
Wat oh La bat On Yawr Papar Aa*
Dant Lat Your Subacriptian
PIVE CENTS PER COPY .
The Town Council in their meetin
u Monday night approved the Mu- ,
tiicipul Studiuin project x Veil has
t>ocn ruining momentum tor. the past
several months. slnee It was first
tiniiouiucd Charles F. I'liitnusson.
Menibci s of the Kings Mountain
veliool Hoard. Supt B. N. Karnes,
i I'rincipal J). M. Bridges unit Mr. .
ThoniHsson mrt With the Town
Hi"" 1 > 11'M *'i * ?!mi n"" 1 " r
by School Heard Members and Mr.
Thormissoh a rttMlullvn- wait mails
t>> C. 13- Noisier. Jr. and seconded b>
\V. K. Mautiey that the lands at
the corner of Cleveland Avenue and
Kitij; Street be sold and .the pro
reeds so to the School Hoard to fr- ,
/nance, the construction of the proposed
stadium Mayor Thomasson
was Instructed to appoint a committee
of three, one frotn. the Town
Council one from the School Board,
one fib nil Ktn?s Miuntain at large,
to make plans and preparation to
carry out the details of the project.
Mayor Thomassor. appointed \V. tC.
Muuney, from- tOr Town CounciW P'.
I M Neisler from the School Board,
and Charles ThoinnssOn from tha
Town at largo. Ttio
plan is to dispose of tho old
property, which is not suitably located
atiil tjinrhaMe nninert.v near !h?
Duke Power Substatieu which i?
ideally situated l'or un athletic field.
A natural bowl is already at the site
of the proposed stadium, t'one re to
seats will be constructed, and an
athletic field will be laid out that
will be near the school.
With the present arrangements,
children have to walk a long .
uistuuee and cross two dangerous
highways to get to the ball park.
Those interested in the proposition
feel reasonably- sure thai the old
property can be sold tor enough in
finance lt?e entire cost of the stadium
including the laud. The old prop
erty could be cut tip into residential
lots, and sold to prospective homeowners.
Tbe title to the property,
even though it is under School supervision,
is. in the Town of Kings
Kiugs Mountain needs an athletio
field, conveniently located, in rfcspect
to the school and this projy/t
has met with the popular approval
of everyone, who has studied the
merits of the location . and the
means of financing: ? ?
Following the Stadium conference
the council voted to assess property
owners 5c per square foot for street
paving when the street to lie constructed
is over 18 feet wide, which
Is considered a standard street.
This coat to the property, owners is
to include cttrtbing The property
owner is to pay only for the extra
feet, the town to pay for the first
18 The land owners are to have
three years to pay the assessment.
The motion was made, by W. K.
Mauney and seconded by D. W.
SERIES OF MEETINGS AX ?
EL BETHEL CHURCH
A Revival Mating will start at
El Bethel Church Monday night,
July 29th. Service* will be held each
night at 8 o'clock. H. M. Roblnaou of
Bessemer City will do the prettch.
,DS " _____
(Opinions Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
If the ghosts of |K)i|ticos front
earlier dais could come back to
Washington for a brief visit this
summer, they'd hardly recognize the ,
old place. Even leaving out of account
the dozeus of impressive new
bu-ilditntrs that house the itntnVnse
hordes of government employees,
tho capital picture is far from rec
. ognteahle these days It isn't like
. any ether summer that Washington
inns can rometnber since World
, War times.
There are a lot of unusual features
here at the present time, but
1 theie are two which overshadow alt
1 others In Importance.
1. Congress Is still in session The
legislators are never particularly
happy about remalntng In Washingtin
during the hot summer months,
> and especally in an election year
1 it's an odd sight to find them here.
? But events abroad are the grimmest
? Within living man's memory, and
> It's indicative of the patrlotio
> spirit of all Americans to find the
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