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WhUevlile, gt(l. 3.?.Two NVhlio-l
vllle nton, tloyle Hester, 38. and Ull
HooiiO, 31. Injured lust night wlicii,
their ear collided with a bridge abutiuent
east of Hallsboro. I
Charlotte, Sept. 3.?Ernest. Brown,
negro, 423 E: Eighth Street Alley.!
was shot and killed yesterday after- j
noon about 5:30 o'clock by another1
negro, Joe Roddy of 420 K. Eighth
Street Alley, accord'ng to City Police.
It was said the shooting was the
reRult of an argument between the
two at Roddy's home, brown was
shot three times?near the heart, in
a shoulder, and in a thigh. Roddy
went to Police HeadijHHiters and
Raleigh. Sept 3.?Growers or the
Eastern Bright Leaf Belt "carried
thousands of pounds of tobacco ,to
the fourteen North Carolina mar-,
keta today with the expectation ot
receiviug prices equal or little better
than the 19 to' 20 cent average
on the opening of the Border Belt.
Chester. S. C., Sept. 3.?An airplane
crash killed W. W| Watson of
Cnliimhlii: rflttrini? nresid#?nt nf the
South Carolina Aero Club, yesterday
and seriously Injured his ten year
pld namesake.' ?.
Fayetterille. Sept. 3.-?It seemed
like World War days In Fayettevllle
over the week-end as thousands
of newly-arrived khaki-clad sol
diers at Fort Bragg swarmed into
the city to celebrate their first pay
day at the army post.
The pay roll wbb estimated at
from $300,000 to $400,000.
Police said there were a number
of arrests for drunkeness and for
minor disorders but termed the
conduct of the soldiers generally as j
good. Thirttyt four military police
from the post assisted local officers.
Legion Appoints Rifle
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Members of Otis D. Green Post ot
the American Legion at their meeting
Tuesday night in the City Hall,
adopted a resolution to abolish negroes
from playing on teams that
meet other teams In the South. A
copy of the resolution is to be mail
ed to other posts in the State. It
was the census of opinion that negroes
should play on their own
teams, wnicn wouia come unuer envision
B of Legion Base Ball.
Members voted to loan their new
flags which were a gift to the Post,,
to other patriotic organizations, for
stage use only. It was brought oit
that the beautiful flags might get
soiled If they were loaned for parade
A committee was appointed to investigate
the possibilities oi organizing
a rifle team for Kings Moun
tain composed of both members of
the Legion and citizens at large.
"The committee was also instructed
to locate a suitable range for the
target practice. Glee Bridges was
named chairman of this committee,
Jim Herndon and Dr. O. P. Lewis
will serve on the committee with
Laney Detmar, Post Commander,
presided during the meeting.
, By IRVIN
/L GENTLEMAN in a Southern toi
leas, was persistent in his applic
about repaying them. He had indv
forty dollars and gave his note then
At the end of each goday peri*
"that the note be renewed: and as
bank always reotvtd it On*
day ha appeared and aaid
"I'd like to renew tkat paper o
"Certainly," replied the casEier;
The cashier made the proper
then he said:
"8ay, the directors were talking:
day. They decided they wouldn't cha
"That's very considerate of th
(tad to hear it I certainly am unck
i "Yes," continued the cashier, "w
' wrre going to charge you storage
i Brief Form
i.ci'sburg, Vu., Sept. 3.?The crash
of u ftmusylvanlu t'entfal Airliner
UK 25 persons to instant death,
brought plans today for a public
hcuriug b' the Civil Aeronautics
Hoard riltl u possible Senate probe.
Literally cut in two by the'terrific
Impact, the mangled bodies of
the 21 passengers und four crew
members were scuttered over u 25aere
area when the giant plane rocketed
to the foot of the lllue Rldgcl
Mountaihs during n cloudburst Sun
Charleston. H. C Sent. It?iTIie
PWA offices announced today tliat
domestic consumers in Greenwood
would be using Huzza ids Koost po
wer in about throe months.
The city of Greenwood now ha?
its own distribution system which
obtains current from the Duke Pow1
er Co.' The city contracted tor Buzzards
llonst power, which is owned
by Greenwood County.
Westport. Conn., Sept. 3.- Lillian
Wald. founder of the famous Henry j
Street sotileineni in New York City'
author, uud "close nd of Presl-1
I deut unii Mrs. Franklin i). Roosevelt.
died last night. She was 73 '
Miss Wald, who devoted her life
to social reform, had been ill for
some time. _ '* ^
Mexico City. Sept. 3.?Mexico was
confronted by one of the strangest
situations in her political history to
day as two rival Congresses disputed
the right to represent the people
and prepared to announce election
of their own candidates tor
In the turbulent national election
last July the Government contends
the Administration candidate. Goner
al Manuel Avlla Camacho, defeated
.his Independent opponent, General
Juan AndreU Almazan.
Supporter of Almazan. now vacationing
in the United States. conten
he wag "overwhelmingly" elected
and insist lie will take office *is
the next Chief Executive on Dec. 1.
.Denver, Sept. 3.?Frcslddm William
Green of the American Kederu
lion of Labor urged today that President
Roosevelt tell Congress what
"tho man-power needB of the nation's
military forces' are and recom
mend a definite program to fulfftl
these needs, before further actlbn
is. taken toward conscription.
Chief Says Buy
Car Tags Now
Chief of Police Jimmy Burns, issued
a warning to all car and truck
owners who have not secured their
nbw license plates to do so immedl
ately. Chief Burns and his assistants
have been busy all week stopping
cars without new plates. Plates
are still being sold for $1.00 but
shortly Officer Burns says warrants
will be Issued for those who have
not secured their tags, and cost
will be added.
So, car drivers are herdby warned.
Get tags now, or it will be: <'o0od
Morning. Mayor Thomasson."
nd the World
N S. COBB
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ra, well known as brilliant but careation
for loans and extremely tardy
iced a local bank to let him have
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3 I -H*
J he invariably appeared and asked
there was nothing else to do, the
to the cashier:
f mine you have there."
"Ill fix it up for you."
preparations for the renewal; and
about this paper of yours the other
rye you interest on it any longer."
em, was the reply. "I'm mighty
sr obligations to tnem."
e're not going tp charge you interest,
KING8 MOUNTAIN, N. C. THUI
'It in U |??lt III lilt' fOQlU-l'.i liclld
III t'ilH'UtlOO lu (lo BOURtli.Ug UtiOlil
. o,Uig pnnilu lot jobH ana u ]ii?ic .1,
1.if, buiii Kuljib Ha10,111-, au i-iiuca
i.i.nui wailoi and Freatdeiu o( ilu
i/..Kington, ?. c., Kiwuuls Club, In
all .1 .miss tu till' local K-wuuitt lust
l.nu.-uu.\ evcuiug. Tli'c .program was
!! ennrge ot' the Vocational Cuidan11
Committee of which P. M. Xei?
i.r ;s chairman.. The speaker was
i>n eiited by City School guperlut<
intent 15. N. ISames. Mi'. Lurbare
is doing an outstanding work in vocational
couiuclling in Florence and
through the Kiwauis Clubs.
'Our schools." lie said, "arc giving
inore and mote courses prepay
ing young people tor jobs. In connection
with this there should be a
vocational councellor. Jie should
know the community In which he
serves." The Federal Government
has bureau lor this kind of service,
he pointed out. This is called Diver
sifted Occupations and lilting up
nun tu.b uepanutvui lue govern mill
w,n p.?j Ciie-iililU toe aaiai,.
a, ojie Oi ute local icachers salary
wulch must be us tuucu us (lain* in
tu.s service. me student tuKtug
work iu litis department uocs' par'
work In sciiool aiiu pail at won, on
a job oi some kind. To qualify a
Class of 20 to 40 \ouug people must
be secured and this teacher expert
works with 'them. ,
In connection, with this work
students are tested to determine,
their fitness tor an occupation^
lests are made of their interesp
and capacity. Job analysis are undertaken
to determine what jobs aiyopeu
and offer the best opportunity1
I lor the student to prepare lor.
,>lr. Barbare pointed out that most
young people enJLet^'ig an occupation
will have to work with tueir
hands although they would like to
enter one of the professions which
are probably already overcrowded.
"Manual labor," he aald, "needs to
be glorified so that the young people
may be satisfied in the work
| which they must enter. They will
find the pay already higher for the
beginner. The failure of the srhools
in doing work od vocational guidance
and in training is responsible
tor the work which now must be
done as a kind of relief through the
COC. the NYA. and to some extent
thiougk the WJ A."
The Kiwauls Meeting this evening
at 6:30 at the Woman's Club
will be a Fellowship Meeting followed
by Committee Meetings. Each
member of the club is a member of
committee to render soino service
and each chairman is calling his
group to meet with him followiug
School Board Holds *
The Kings Mountain School board
has held two meetings within the
last week, one was last Friday and
the other meeting Aas held yesterday
afternoon. (Dr. L. P. Baker,
Chairman, presided during the meet
Inge wUa every member present.
At the Friday meeting Miss Ketta
| Byar of Maysville, Ky.. was elected
1 a member of the faculty as head of
| the Dramatic Department.
The Board also accepted the reSfg
nation of Henry Wellman of Marion,
N. C., who was to teach math|
matlcs. Mr. Wellman who is a reserve
officer Resigned because he
was called to active duty In the IT.
S. Army. Mrs. William Craig is sub
stltutlng until another teacher can
The meeting yesterday afternoon
dealt with routine matters pertaining
to the opening of School. Supt.
Barnes reported on enrollment figures
at each of the schools. Organization
for the new school term war
TB CLINIC HERE NEXT WEEK
(Dr. 55. P. Mitchell. County Health
Dictor, announces that a T. B. Clinic
will be held here next Wednesday
and Thursday in the City Hall.
All persons who have reason to suspect
that they might have tuberculous,
and are not able to pay for an
examination are asked to b? examined
at this time.
Dr. W. H. Roper of State Sanitor
iuiVi, will be in charge of the examl
(nations. He will be assisted by Dr.
Mitchell and nurses from the Health
A similar clinic will l>e held Hi
Shelby Monday and Tuesday and
Friday and Saturday.
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Above is thnse Kings Mountain
or J. B. Thomasson and Dr. J. E.
ones get away. The picture was
er a recent fishing trip In the Gut
J. W. Milam Now.
At I'lonk's - .
j Mr. J. W. Milam, who lias been
maiifcoor ot ,Ue Home Store* here
tor tut past eight years, has accept
ed a position j with Plonk Brothers
?i.u Couipi.nyJrMr. MMani begau i>t?
new duties Monday and he extends
' tol'dial Invitation to his friends to
visit him in his new location.
Mi, M:lum, "Mike" to his friends,
is one of Kings Mountain's most
popular uutf enieiprising young bus
mess men. ue ik a native or Clinton,
8. C.,- ami is a graduate of P. C. Mr
Milam is a past President cf the
iMr. William Plonk in maklug the
announcement of Mr. Milam's eon'
nection with the store said, "We are
happy to have Mr. Milam with out
firm, and a friendly welcode awaits
his friends here."
' Plonk Brothers and Co., is the
oldest store in Kings Mountain It
was founded by the late W. L. Plonk
KIWANIS MEET THIS EVENING
The regular weekly meeting and
supper ot the Klwauis (.Tub will be
lield this eveuing in the Woman's
< lub House at 6:30. President Ladd
liamrlek announced that the outdoor
suppers for the year are over.
Following the supper a fellowship
meeting will be held aud all members
are Invited to be present.
Grand Lecturer To Visit
W. D. 'Wilder. Assistant Grand
Lecturer, of Weaverville, N. C-, will
visit all next week Falrvlew Lodge
No. 339 A. F. and A. M All Masons
are invited to attend the lectures
for Instruction in the work.
By WILL BOGBB3
A GUT celled up a lawyer and
aid ha was fighting with his
wife all tha thus and ne guessed
he would got a divorce. He made
an appointment for two o'clock and
when he marched in ha found that
the lawyer was pretty busy because
all the other folks wanted divorces,
too. 80 the lawyer was not very
sympathetic, bat got right down to
business, with pad sad a pencil.
way. R waa her rslatfine, mind
jrs^ ths* waa as stnhaad, sad they
staitsd sssstsg la sa as the day
ef the iiidlii Wt aiaT get rid
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Fishermen, Harold Hunnioutt. MayAVhony.
who did not let the big
taken in Palm Harbor, Florida, aft'
Kings Mountain contributed.in u
big way to the dedication of Ureal
Smoky Mouutati National " Park.
Monday, wlu-re President Uoosevelt
was the main speaker. The 74 piece
i crack Kings Mountain Hand and a
| large representation of citizens
| \> .;rc on hand for the dedication
i wl/ic.h drew hi^h government ofljjcials
from the National Capitol.
i North1 Carolina and Tennessee.
The four buses with the band and
' citizen's left King? Mountain Monday
morning at 7:4u and arrived in
, Now Found Gap about l:3u. The
party stopped tor a pcnic lunch at
i the Indian Keservatiop near, the
park. For the return trip the group
i left at 6:3d and arrived back In
Kings Mountain at 1:20 A. M. The
| party stopped In Asheville for supj
per. Highway Corporal W. L. Hat:
< her of Shelby and Chief of Police
I Jimmy Burns escorted the four
! buses on the entire trip in Hiwhj
way patrol car.
The baud played before the President's
address and immediately fol
ldwing the speech the band hud the
honor position on the program, play
ing ''The Star Spangle Banner." The
i Kings Mountain Baud was the oflTiJ
eial band representing the State of
1 North Carollnu. while the Knoxvllle
Bund represented the State of Tennessee.
Chaperones for the Band wore
Mesdatuea Paul Heudritus, Manly
Morehead and Mr. I. B. Uoforth.
The honor of honors?to play for
the President of the tJnited States
of America, the greatest country in
the world ? was that of the Kings
Mountain School Band, nnder the
able direction of Paul E. Hendricks.
Monday at New Found Gap
Arrangements for the four char,
'tercd buses were made by Mrs.
Earle Thomassoa of. the Terminal
Station. Everyone who made the
trip reported a delightful time, with
lots of fun thrown In for good
Those making the trip by special
bus were: Mesdames Fleming' Ramseur,
Troy Carpenter, B. M. Ormand
Gene' Mpford. Charles Thoinasson.
J. B. Thomasson, Karle Tltomasson,
O. W. Myers. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ful
ton. Mr. and Mrs. Glee Bridges and
daughter. Emogene and Misses Mar
garet Rntterroe, Oeno.va Hudspeth,
Jeanne Griffin, and Messrs Everett
Medlin. Tom Hartsoe, R P. Gold, J.
C. -Keller. J. M. Patterson. James
Anthony. Jim Page and P. D. Fulton.
Several made the trip by private
car, among who were Mr. and Mrs
Byron Keeter. Mr. and Mrs. E. C.
McClain. aud ,Mr. ann Mrs. Bryan
The Great Smoky Mountains National
Park, set aside for the enjoyment
of Americans, was' dedicated
Monday afternoon amid rumblings
of war and groat sacrifice to
President Roosevelt, deliver*?*
the principal address, said solemnly
that the American people must a
ehleve national unity and prepare
In a thousand ways to defend their
land and their liberties.
H* nooded agreement when Gov
A iL.l t?__
prnnr noev nn iarfu nim wc ? ii?iv
war. Wp believe In pence and love
it. We love peace ao well that we
are willing to fight to preserve If,
If need be. We believe the best ?e(Cont'd
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Thf total rtiroHiiiriu for all the /
ei'tiuoM fhls year is co'tti>ptv?l J
with l.tilti for Ust rear.
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oi tlii- iiur.jsu win* in tlto
I 11 i.uIt school \\ .x\i lift more. pupi'.s,
j l?tit ?In low?-r grades were off so
1lu net iiii reaae \vns\ only is.
Mi.*;- Mitchell. William*. who tauglil
inii' of flic tuii grades ui Central"
School last yeas has boon transfcn't'il
to \Vi>si School. \\ hen1 a tilh
griulc will be added - Snpt. Barnes
?> plained thai West Sihool tempor
1 ilrily' lost tlioir sixth grade two
years ago .li?-eause the average at*
tendahei- did not meet state require
mi nts for the sixth grade teacher,
j The're were enough pupils for a tdx
th'crude, lite the average attendance
j of tlte sehnol was lint 'enough for 11
! trsiehet Sttpt. Fame*. was very itap
| py . thut tin- attendance lias 'increased
enoiiuh a! West School to re'
place the teacher and grade. Mr.
' Unities Said. "No one wished to
! move the teacher, hut It eatne as a
| matter i>f necessity."
i School opined Tuesday morning
I with appropriate chnpbl exercises in
each of the schools. Children remained
until noon yesterday. and
fni; schedule will begtn today.
24 Roys And Girls
Going To College
Kings Mountain boys and girls
will be well represented ' in the
t'eshmcn classes about to begin in
various colleges. A total of 24 students
out of the graduating class
of CO plan to enter some institution
cf higher edueution. Wake Forest
will receive most .of the Kings _
Mouutuin students, with five boys
entering the freshman class.- Tbo
Herald is indebted to Supt. B. N.
Barnea for the complete list which
,1. ('. Bridges. Jones Fortune. I.add
llatnriek Jr.. I). F. Hord Jr.; Hal
Olive;Burton Bennett, Julia Horn
don. Pride Kntterree, Appalachian
Stutes Teachers College; Jaines Ren
nelt. (Mara Plonk, Jaciiuclitm Ruwles.
Lcuoir-Rhyne; Colleen eanipbail
Marv Kvelyn (Joforlh. Flora MaoDonald;
Roline Heeler, \ era Sargeunt,
Mars Hillc; Holier! Allran,
Clarence Plonk Jr.. University ot,
North Carolina.; Robert O Hord.
O. C. Riser, Jr.. Texiile Institute,
Spartanburg. S. (V, Agnes Abernathy.
('rowel! Hospntal, Ulncoluton.
N. C.: Frames Jlettmar. Brevard
College; Mario Dunne, Business
School, Washington, N..C.; Arthur
Eugene Oantt, W. C; T. C., Cullowhee,
N. C ; William O. Ruddeck,
RATTLE SNAKE SKIN '
iThe skin of the rattle snake killed
last week on the York Road, near
the city limits iH now on display in
The Herald Office, and anyone desiring
to see it may do #0. Th?
shake- was skinned by Mr. Harold
Hunnlcutt, who will add this to his
collection. The skin measures approximately
117 inches and has lit
(.Opinion* Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the View* ol
As Ame.rlea's Industries are fuce.d
with the necessity ot producing for
national defense, a new plan pi attack
is being shaped up against
theui In Washington. -
It is reminiscent of the effort
made a year ago to cooviuco the
people thai manufacturers wanted
war because of the prlfits in it.
That effort died In its youth since it
was easy for the Average American
to understand that manufacturer*
don't want to get Into a business
which will disapper tomorrow. That
Is war business - . Y
Hut now, with the nation rearming.
manufacturers are being called
upon to produce for national defense
despite their preference for peace
tul pursuits. Yet despite their willI
ingness to cooperate they are being
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