In Brief Form1
60 Toronto, Auk IS.?ai leant 46 per
In- MuQk met tleuth lu Canada tu week- '
rill t?d accident*. I
dy Of that number, eleven were kill- 1
ro- i-<j in highway accidents three died 1
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VOL. it NO. 24 s '
1 JUUC nuu 1
iaimbertdn Aug. IS.?Horn*
K fr'aiin Security Administration t
I iKiitliori froui eight couutiea a
gather here ou Aug 27-28 (or stu
in the Tenant Purchase boau P
grain. The local office will pi
lioat to the two day program
yv LBiiuu-ouieni, Aug. 13.?The C
olinas (District Convention ot Klw
Is International will be held h?
Oot. 6-8, It was announced today.
LiUmberton, Aug. 13.?An engin<
lor the MdCrary Electrical Co.,
Ttlnnta. Ga? is expected to arrl
in L?umberton this week to set
offices and begin mapping the <1
trict to be served by the $428.(
HfciA project for this section.
.. Approval of the loan of $428,t
power project for Itobeson, 8c
lund, Hoke, and part ot Cumberla
counties was granted last week a
actual work of setting up the lit:
is expected to start by Sept. 1.
As approved the Hues will cot
around 450 miles in the four coi
ties, and will serve around 1,1
families. The loan makes the pi
cut one of the largest REA progn
In the South.
ForeBt City, Aug. 13.?Plans i
being made to accommodate a lai
attendance a(t the August meetl
of the Rutherford County Club,
be held .at-Union Mills, Aug. 30th
St Stephen, S. C., Aug. 13.?M
Mary Williamson. 20, of Floret
-was killed anl George Walters a
K. C. Mathews, both of Chariestc
were Injured yesterday in an au
mobile aitydunt at the Berkel
> - county entrance to the 8antee rh
Miss Willtamsou was one of
party returning to Florence . fr
Charleston. Walters and Mathe
had been on a flshlag trip.
Who will btf "Miss Kings Mo
a ? U ? ?.?~AJ J _ .
laiu w uc viuwucu uui mg i
Cleveland County Celebration. 1
following la a llat of the contestai
ana their votes:
Ottle White, 26,329; bot Ho
16,086; - Elizabeth Nelll, 12,204; Ec
Hoffman, 3,600; Phyllis Patters
3.400; Patsy White. 2.601 He!
Stewart 2,414; Jackie R&wles 1,2:
Rachel Smith. 1,212; Mary B. <
forth 1,200; Hazel Falls 1,206; I
chel McClaln, 1,200; Sara Mae Ft
Lions To Meet
The Kings Mountain Lions C
will meet next Tuesday evening
7:00 la the Woman's Club butldl
This meeting will be the first r<
lar meeting since the club chant
its meeting place and a large att
anue Is expected.
Program Chairman. .Haywood
Lynch, announced that a compl
reDOrt of the International Cob*
tlon held la Cuba will be made
Mesa re Mike Milam, Tom Pult
Jimmy Burns and George Maun
Moving Pictures of the trip will
eo be shown.
T2ACK in the old sinful wet di
*-' in alcoholic stimulant, wer
corner in Newark, clinging to e
'Am spectator passed thei
carried on in somewhat.fussy s
Said Souse Number Ons:
"Do you bow Bill Talbot?'
Said Souse Number Two a
"No; whuaxia name?"
Said Souse Number One:
Then again ia the story of tl
He accosted another man J
Say! had ma your latch key, f
"What for?" answered the
"I wanna get hi ray house.'
"Why, ray ltey won't lit tha
"No ? AD dyat then," said
ay in railway 'crossing accidents and
one was klled lu a plane craaata.
'nr Hull. Mass., Aug. IS.?A man who
an : mistook a submerged beer keg for
re his wife was wishing today that the
Nantasket Beach lifeguards had not
bothered to ''roll. out the barrel."
Because when they <111, In respon
lve se to his criea that his wife- was
uy drowning, she arrived safely from
U^. another part of the beach Just in
)00 time to leurn that he had thought
the keg was she.
)(W Spectators, retvsated dtsftreetiy
ot. while she shrilly told him aa thing
ud or twoud
ie8 l^os Angeles, Aug. 13.?;Dr. Dins
. more Alter, head of Griffith Obserrer
' vatory. reported today that an un
in. usually large number of spots have
iOO uppeared on tho aun. considering
,0j_ that the sun-spot cycle reached its
Mn maximum three years ago.
The spots number about 57. the
largest of which Is 30,000 miles in
ire disuueter, he said, adding it is possi
ge ble they may lause another magnet
ing lc storm on the earth, hampering
to telegraph and telephone facilities. J
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r'hlcntrn A..? t > i- ???'?* c
, v?.v?6?, nug. in,?nuacyu UI'lIOD |
(8* Miller. 16 year old McCarr, Ky., (
youth spent biB last 16 cents to sea '
' his first movie but he says he isn't 1
sorry he did it. 8
iev He appealed to police last night
/er tor a place to sleep, explaining that ,
"1 hated to spend my laat money, j
a but I sure have wanted to see ' a
om movie tor a long, long time." j
W(< He told Serg. Uomlnlck Rice that ,
he had hitch-hiked to Chicago from ,
; McCarr to find his aunt.
Santa Barbara, Calif., Aug. 13.? ^
The worst forest'-flre in a decade .
in this area roared down the seau?"
ward slope of the Santa Ynes range
1 toward Santa Barbara today after
"ie wiping out 34 summer cabins and i
11,8 engulfing 2.000 acres in flames.
Its cause was not determined. i
ina The sun over Santa Barbara was (
on, | blotted out by the smoke and ashes 1
Ie? fell thickly upon streets here. In
U; sweeping over San Marcos Pass.
So- site of an exclusive Summer colony
Ha- the flames inflicted damage expect
ills ed to exceed $120,000. Washington,
Aug. 13.?The State
Department Is facing the strange
likelihood of having more ot Its Eu
ropean ambassadors In the United
. . States than at their posts,
at With several diplomats already I
ng. here and others on their way home,
jgu only four American a.....
spd remain in the harried capitals a
en- cross the Atlntic.
E. Los Angeles, Aug. 13.?A. W. Som
e'e mers spends most of his spare hours J
en- In his back yard flower garden ?
by taming butterflies. ?
on. He olaps bis handa holds out bis i
ey. aims snaps bis fingers, and presto, 1
al- butterflies will alight on his cap, .
' his shirt or fingers.
ound the Work!
AON S. COBB i
lioin Newark ? 1
VON S. COBB 1
?y?, two gentlefhen, both far overtaken - k
e seen under a lamp-post on a street k
ach other for support.
n he overheard the following dialogue .
fter a moment of reflection j j
e e e
He aouae who lost his latch ker.
in front of Us home and said to him: '
rill jra?" '
it lock," answered the accosted one,
the soose, "Ml more." |
Uses HiiSuil leak ,
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KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. C. THUM
G. H. MrDaiiiel
roday . ;
Funeral service* fur Galther II. Mc t
anlel.'wta died Tuesday n'ght at t
iU::iU in Charlotte Sanitarium, will ti
10 held this afternoon at 2:30 in the p
Irat Baptist Church with Dr. Zeno 1
iVull of Shelby officiating, assisted a
ry Itev. H. C Sprinkle. Jr., pastor t
>' Central Methodist church, in the C
ibsence of Rev. A. G. Sargeant. In- i!
trment will follow In Bethlehem v
remoter) near Kings Mountain. o
Mr. McDnuiel was S3 years old
ind had been in declining health for t
iver the past year, and had been t
irltically 111 for several weeks. t
Mr. McDaulel was a native citl* ''
ten of Cleveland couuty having
>ecu born in the Bethlehem couimun 1
tv. whore hia father atill rvalflp, 1
'or muuy years he was in the mer j tantile
business and enjoyed a wide 11
.rude. Ill inter years lie was repre
tentative for the American Alum.1mm
Co. Mr. McDaniel was a man of
oily nature and .be liked to meet his o
riends on the street and talk with 3
hem. " \
s . . 1 t
He was a niasotr, and Pastmastei s
"uirvlew Lodge, a member of the j
<u4ghts of Pythias, and a member )(
if the First Baptist Church.
He is survived by his widow, tho j
'ornier Ada Brown, four daughters, ^
Mrs. E. E. Marlowe of Wilmington, j,
Mrs. Christophus Hope, of Oastonia
Mrs. Florine Jackson and Mrs. Jack u
Vrnette of Kings Mountain, three ?
ions, Atwood, Deatie and Bobby, all (
if Kings Mountain, and his -father .
Boyle McDaniel of the Bethlehem (
ommuntty and several brothers and s
Pallbearers will We: Bill Tendall 8
if Charlotte, James Ware of Mt.
tfolly, Mr. Walker of Bessemer City *
lim Davenport of Mt. Holly. Bryan
[lord. Joe Lee Woodward. J. R. Rob 0
;rts, J, R. Keeter of Kings Moun- 1
(Viauney Twins Not To . I *
Appear on Bowes Program j J
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According to a communication
from W. K. Mauney, who 1b in New
fork City, the Mauuey Twins, Miles
uid Ernest, will not appear tonight
jn Major Bowes Radio program ao
)riginally planned. The talented mu .
licians had already had their audi- '
don, and it was thought they would
play during the "Amateur Hour,"
this evening, but (or some unkuown
reason the twins will not perforin.
Mrs. Mauney and the bo.vs have
jeen in New York (or several weeks
where they, have been taking extensive
courses in music. Mr. Muuu
sy Joined them last week.
Kings Mountain (ollowers of tbe
''Twins" will be disappointed, because
they had looked forward to
-taring the accomplished musicians
)ver a natlon-ovide hook-up.
Union Services At
HI. . . .
The final union service of the season
will be Sunday night at f the
First Presbyterian Church with Rev
K. O. Sargeant, Pastor of'the First
Baptist Churdh bringing the mesrage.
The Uuiou service last Sunday
was in St. Matthews Lutheran Chur
:h with Dr. H. N. Baird, ot Boyce
Memorial A. R. P< Church as the '
preacher. Rev. Sargeant, as Prest-1
Jent of the Ministerial Association,
sxpreesed "goodby" to Rev. L. K
lamin who has resigned to accept
pastorate of the Lutheran Church in
storm Drives Beach
The Best Town In the State looked
mighty good to residents on
heir return home Sunday from,
heir Beach Homes, front which they
10d before the coastal storm. Mr.
ind Mrs. Paul Nelsler and Mr. and
Mrs. Hayne Blackmer left their
lumrher beach homes Sunday morning
after storm warnings had been
ssued. Madame* Nelsler and Black
raer left King* Mountain Tuesday
' r the bench. j
nr. ana Mr*. Hunter Newer aiso
vacated their beach home over the
weekend and retreated to Lake
Waccamaw, and returned Tuetlay.
Mf. and Mrs. Aubrey Mauncy had
planned a trip to Myrtle Beach last
week, but on account of the storm
postponed it until this week-end. -
>DAV. AUGUST 15. 1MO
IAi a OA nu ' ' -j; ' .* 'A
mfcfc rnnrx rnvrtfiTT
ro BE SOLO AUO. 24TM
TM iehMl tall park property, lottiriUMIMMfeMMi
nue, and King street will ta sold
it public auction on Saturday. Auiwot
24th, according to Charloo
'homiiion, mombtr of the com itoc
to aoll the land, to raibo fund*
o erect. a municipal otadium near
ho Duke Power Co. Mbitathn. The
iroperty ha* been aubdivided into
00 attractive building Iota,, which
rill bo offered to the public at aucion.
The Kinga Mountain School
land will play and every citizen \L
nvited to be present for *^-e oale
rhether he ia interested in buying
Mr. Thomaaeon alao announced
hat the property near the aub eta
Ion had already been ' secured, and
he much needed municipal stadium
1 assured, a ?
designs As Pastor
Last. Surtday morning ui the 11:00
iclock service, the pastor ot the
Macedonia Baptist Churah. ftev. J.
Frederick, placed his resignation
lefore the c-hurch to take effect
lunday morning. Sept. 29, at the
1:00 o'clock hour at which time
le will preach his last sermon.
Mr. Frederick came to Kings
rlountain and took charge o( the I
rork nearly six years ago. Under
lis pastorate the church has almost!
loubled , its membership and sever,1
Improvements have been made in
ind about the church, A nice heatrig
system has been Installed and
itso a baptistry. Several inside
iiangt-s have been made that is o(
treat service to the church. A nice
lx-room parsonage has been built
nd the liurch Is not burdened with
lebts. During Mr. Frederick's pasorate
the Sunday School has reach
id its highest mark in t.he history
if the church. The church has been
loted for its smooth and efficient
Mr. Frederick read his resignalon
Sunday morning before his
its congregation and asked that
he church please accept it A vote
vas taken and over his request a
arge majority voted that he remain
cith the church.
Mr. Frederick states that hs is
lnahle at the present to state his
uture field of service.
Keeter's expensive "price-tags'
vere stolen about 1:00 A. M. Wed
lesday by a robber or robbers whe
ntered the store by breaking the
;lass in the front door. The ''priceags"
which were dollar bills were
naide shoes in the window. The
ntruder collected 13 dollars out of
he $16 which was in the window.
Mr. Byron Keeter who was not!
ied by the police of the breajt-ln a
pout 1:30 A. M. came down to the
itore for an Investigation and found
he $13.00 missing. Ocicers question
id two suspects Wednesday, but the
;uilty party has not been apprehenled.
Insurance was carried on the
;lass breakage, but not on the rob>ery
By WILL ROGERS
NJEW YORKERS tn mjfhtyc
proud of the Hudson, but lots of
westerners that go there tM dieappointed
with H. I heard about
a guy from Arkansas that was riaitiny
friend of his In .Mew York,
and was took for a ride aloof the
"Ain't It fraud T" siys the Hew
"Wh>. yea, Ifs all r^'?"
"Yea dent eeem to eere for It
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ktada rieUy te we. Slew end
.,P* Well, ft eint one
Mt more sickly than year old Mis lerippl.
If yen went to know whet
I think, I think ift the Mississippi
"T? Pl,90***"* Wall,
msvbs aba's a trifle ailln*, bft yea
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W* II ?HP??
io De nere
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To Legion Post
handsome set ot Flags were
presented 10 the Otis I). Cireen Post W
of the American Legion at their re- j
cent meeting in the Town ilafl. The ^
appropriate gift. from, an auuuyIU0U8
giver, was presented by Dr. Of ?
I*. Lewis. *,
(The two flags, an American a#id (||
a Legion, with the complete equip- ( j
mout. including stands, cases, and
carrying belt Cor parades, was the ^
gift of an unknown friend of the
tregion. The flags were 4 1-2 by j
5 1-2 feet in size. The local post iliJ
not have a set of flags before. The
flags will be on display during
meetings add on special occasions. ^
Dave Half. State Commander of j
Belmont, was present for the meeting
and installed the' officers for
the coining year. Laney JJettmar is st
commander of the Post. at
State Adjutant, .was also present CI
for the meeting and made a very sc
inspiring pep talk. fo
Went King Street occupied by Caroline
Whltesides, colored. Tl\e contents
of the small house was com- ('
pletely destroyed, but firemen saved
part of the house and kept the fire
from spreading to a nearby house
which was only a few feet away. "
The house was owned by Fred or
Wright, and was Insured. Fire Chief w
Crady King estimated the damage
at $500, No one was home when KI1
[ the fire started, and it gained con- n<
! siderable headway before the alarrl at
was turned in. Caroline Whitesldes
and her two children occupied the m
The cause of the fire is unknown. V
but officers are checking oiv the 1"
theory that it was from incendiary al
origin. Wad ell Chambers is '.n the h"
local tail as a susoeot. Chief of Po- a'
lice Jimmy Bum* stated that a bank i?
which contained a sum of money
which was (n- a trunk in the house ni
was missing after the fire, and rol> R1
fosry was thought to be the motive ?
of the crime.
Mrs. J. E. Herndon Is bf
Chairman Of Centennial
Mrs J. E. Herndon. has been nam- ot'
ed chairman of the Museum Commit da
lee of the Clevclaud County Center, w
nial according to an announcement lu
from Larry Knowles, production pi
Chairman. Mesdames Joe Neisler,. re
Hilly Mauuey and Ladd Ham rick are at:
o.ther members of the committee to in
collect old time relics, and any- Ti
thing of historical value. The artl- 50
cles will be displayed iu nrerchunts er
windows of Kings Mountain during s?
the mammoth celebration Any per- M
son having articles are asked to con wl
tact any member of the committee w
or eall The HeraUl Office. All old of
time reftcs will do returned to their M
owners, and the names of the own- th
ers will be placed side of the articles
in the windows.
The big celebration is just week
after next, so there Is no time to
lose Kings Mountain citizens are
| asked to please ramble thru attics dr
and find the old article that will
add greatly to the interest of the ?
Albemarle Position ^
M. L. Harmon.. Jr., who was a
member of the graduating class of
the University of Neath. Carolina. 1-1
liuti annnifwl tha nnoltlnn nf It^vamt. ^
? *?*? HWVU> V? iiiU |/UU?V1WU Vk MAVVU
tlve Secretary of the Albemarle **
Chamber of Commerce nail Merchants
Association. Mt\ Harmon
was notified of bis acceptance last 8:
week, and he left Kings Mountain fo
Sunday to begin his new duties In fo
the Stanley Capitol Monday morning.
Mr. Harmon is one of Kings
Mountain's finest young men, and
his many friends, here are happy to th
learn of his opportunity. The new w
secretary was Editor of the Daily th
Tar Heel, during his senior year.
Mr. Harmon was selected for the Jo
? position over a field of fourteen ap- ch
piicants. and it is a distinct honor Pi
to be chosen for the responsible po- ev
House Badly Damaged By
Fire Saturday Night
Firemen were called out Saturday
night about 10:30 to (he house on
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Wat oh Label On Yaat Papac An?
Oon^Ut Your tuboertptiaw
V E spiral
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lYE CENTS PER COPY
Store* i'o Be Open Until
2:00 K M.
The lirst tilinvMiii; of the Celilpnal
i'aradf tu conuretloll wltli th?
K Clfvt-li^d County Celebration,
ill be here* ou Tuesday, August 27,
11:00 A M. 'file second showing
the same |>arade will bo in J^hol'
that afternoon at 5:00 P. M.
Officials of the Kings Mountain
erchants Association decided lor
0 business houses to remain open
lat day ami) 2:00 P. M. Instead of
osing at noon as lias been the cutv
in during the summer months,
erchauts thought in fairness to
le large crowd that would be In
inga Mountain, the stores - should
npiitt Ahntt tun honro PAs. * ??
? vn v 'iV'Uif I w i 4 lit* *UU'
mience of tlir visitors. Everyone is
irdially Invited to coine to Kings
ountain. see the big parade, ami
ive a big time..
The centennial program will bo
urted on Sunday, August 25, with
1 outdoor religious service lu tlio
leveland County Fairgrounds. Tlis
rvice will be lield at 8:00 o'clock
flowing a :J0 minute concert ot
icred liatid music. Dr. R, C. Camptil.
noted Raptist minister of Tex?
t. will preach.
Monday will be Homecoming Day.
triug which foimor resioeuts of
e county will re-visit the sconoa
bygone days. A feature of thtf
ty's program will be a ceremony at
Elicit Mayor Harry s. W'oodstn
rus over the mythical keys ot bos
tality to the mayors and other rep
sentatives "of surrounding citius
id towns. A field day will be hold'
the afternoou. "On Wings ot
tue,'' historical pageant which has
to persons in the cast and 200 oth
s in a special choir, will be pr?tilted
for the first time at 8:15
ouday evening. The fairgrounds
111 be used for the showing, which
ill be featured by the coronation
! cMiss Shelby" and "Miss Kings
loumain.1 Fireworks will climax
"Cleveland - Rutherford Lincoln
aunty Day" will be Tuesday. Hon- ..
guests will be residents of Ruth
ford and Lincoln. Ou the nroaram
e the first showing of the centenal
parade at Ktugs Mountain at It
tAock and the second showing of
le parade at Shelby at 5 o'clock,
t 8:15 the pageant will bapresentl
agaiu, followel by fintworUs.
Wednesday Wilt toe Governors'
ay. Governors^pf^North Carolina,
suth Carolina, Tennessee and Ala
una are expected to be honored, ang
with J. M. Broughton, I>ema?
atlc nominee for governor of Nori
Carolina. Feature happening of
10 day will be the unveiling of a
irtrait of Jaraes l,ove, who pars
te land for the city of 8helby. At
15. the pageant will be presented
>r the third and final time, agahi
llowed by firework#.
liwanis Meet Tonight
The regular weekly meeting of
e Kings Mountain Klwanls CI Ob
ill be held this evening at 6:30 io
le Womans Club building.
Kiwanians and invited guests enyed
the bountiful supply of frietf
ticken. country ham. etc, at Shiloh
resbyterlan Church last Thursday
'ening in Grover.
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Opinions Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
For the sake of national defense,
'ashington finally is considering
te of the knottiest problems ??
here the money is coming from to
illd the thousands of airplanes and
ins and tanks and ships which are
>eded to make the nation invulner>le
In the first place, the government .
ust borrow the money to bur
ost of the equipment because for
sars it has lived above its bead.
t other words, even without Qatlon
defense it has been spending
iore than it took in. And on nation
I defense it has'nt even been keen*
is up with the Joneees.
So inaddttion to the Just-enacted
ational defense taxes, new taexa
re being talked of. They may net
istertaUse before November, btft
(Cont'd en be ok pascot j