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VOL. 2d NO. 42
i Ashct lllc, Oct. i ' -bhcrlffM Ikp- ..
o.'les said today Colemau Searcy, 27 <
Vail been charge with murder In con. i
nection with ilie tatal shoo'ing Sat- <
in<l;(y iiH-Itt of.*l'vor_ Taylor, ^
utd that Carter Taylor, 81, brother | <
of the (lead 110111." had been charged j <
with attaching Mrs. Attyor Taylor
with a stick. Deputies Gr'4;g and j ?
lias welt said the trouble started 1
when Searcy and Carter weal- to 1
Auypr Taylor's taotne to get Cartel
Durham, Oct. 15. The fourth an- '
mint conference of the Presbyterian 1
synod's committee* on religious ed
j oration will he held here Oct. 2ft-2n. '
Wlnstou-Salem. Oct. 15-The annua)
convention of the North Carolina
Truck Owner* Association wiTl
ho held here Fidduy ami Saturday.
Elizabeth city. Oct. l.C-TIm IT. s. j
Coast Guard's new $2,t'On,iiOQ ' air . t
istation here will he formally detlt ; >
edited Thursday, by Herbert K. Gaston,'
an assistant se.crclory in the
l.indssiv C. Warren, recently appointed
lT. S. Comptroller - General,
will deliver the principal address. ,
Air plane maneuvers also will he i
on the program. A number of ' high ^
ranking Navy and Coast Guard offietals
arc expected to attend. !
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Fort Bragg. Oct. 15.?Firo of unknown
cause destroyed the Civilian (
Conservation Corps motor vehicle ]
\ garage here, causing loss of 21 vo- j
Daiiington. S". C.. Oct. 15.?The
funeral was held today for Miss Eu- t
' genta O'Neil, 15. who was kltlpd yes ,
terdny In an automobllo accident |
near her home at Society Hill. (
Slur, Oct; 15.?-Funeral services 1
were held today Tor William p. El- i
lis, VVPA district supervisor, who '
drowned at Wrightsvile Beach Sat-!'
urday while fishing with two com 1
Durham, Oct. 15.?A Varsity Club
,v. ?to which letter athletes.. under-j.'
" ' graduates or alumnae' are .eligible (
for membership ? has been formed J
it Duke University.
Each first Tuesday " i
L). W. Lambert, ifianager of .the I
(iasionia Social Security Office an- :
nounccd yesterday that a rojiroscn '
tutive of his office will tie in Kings ;
Mountain at the Post Office each
first Tuesday In the month from :i I
to 1 P. M. The Representative will i
assist in filing claims and aiding |
tiotli' employer and employee. ;
~ Relatives of deceased workers are ]
especially urged to meet the repre- i
sentativo to determine benefits they
nre entitled to. "It is surprising i
how many people are entitled to <
benefits who do not know it" snld i
Mr. Lambert. <
Old age payments are also hand
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i*u mru inis department. t
- Laughing Aroun
The Words of a
By IRVIN S
A FRIEND of mine went over whcr
He secured his majority and wa
battalion of negro stevedores at Brest
men was n black giant from A lab:
happy, and the hardest worker amon
who labored there handling supplies 1
The big darky's notions of milit
tricate thing as military rank were s
existent To him a sergeant was the
aa high a note as he could sound on tl
All the same, his never-failing g
take on any task, no matter how dis
a favorite, and his white officer wai
spite of daily breaches of etiquette o
One day the battalion cpmmandei
form some job or other. He grinned
"All right, Sa'gent, I'll aho' tend
"Look here!" snapped the officer
you learned yet'how to address me?
I'm a major and must be spoken to as
"Law's sake! Is dat so?" said th
a friendly smile. "Well, anyways, ;
young f9llr, an' I hopes they meks yc
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I aim Angeles, Oct. 15.?Tin* moist |
-olorftil of ull Catholic rituals >
hmss iii tlio liytHiiiiii# i ito - ? was t
tienraiei louay hi i oiiimoinuiat Um i
if i In- liVllh a nn Iversary of .'Jl'l
hureh hierarchi's . establishmVui *11!
High point- of the mass- Aran con elobratlon
two or more priests
ifferlng Mci'lf(ci> simultaneously at
tut- altar ? rare in the Homait title
Con-celebrants were Mcgr. Clenent
Salman of lite Syrlo-Melehlie
llymilitlne rite and the llev. Johu
II. Hyder of the Slav-Byzantine rife
ttaeh celebrated the mass in his
twit liturgical language. ? 9 id Slav .
mil- any Syrian.
Washington, Oct. IZ.~ The Su-j
limine Court may announce today |
iiiolUier it will revlcvw litiguion in j
iviitc-ii a ' ruling is sough' .on tile j
jovt . 1 ill 1 lie i'cderal Government
0 ngtilate proiits on national de
1 jiso contracts.
This controversy was- among tii'.V
'waiting action ut the first business 1
,ession of the new 1P40-41 term thai
icgan last Monday.
Tiie. luitiduul defense case specif
ally involved .lustled. Department
diarges that the Hotlilehem Shipbuilding
Corp. niiide "unconsciou'aible
profits" on 8t> ships constructed
for the Government during tlie
A'orld War. >
Approximately $i:t,:*.65.nft0 was at
ssue in the litigation, the Govern-j
nenf said. The .corporation won Ir, i
uiypnaui, ra., uci. n>.?'rue rtrsi
nan drafted .from tlie "Flats" seeIon
of tills eastern Pennsylvania
porough is going to get a 'bonus*
olleeted by a taproom operator.
Joseph Kranlek. tlie proprietor,
soltclls the three entiies in change
ytatoh customers get with packages
if cigarettes from a veulinc niathine.
,He said the contributions iow
totaling about $5 ?will he turnid
over to the section's firs' eo:iscrlptce.
Applications For Draft
lerk Must Be In By
Application tor tiie posit 1 it .0/
;.rult clerk, lor the,local <t:;ti hourrf
i.t;t.l 00. postmark it not later than
toon hatuivia.v Octobdr l:?th. tccotd
ng to an announc mem no <11:1 un a.
v r ot the local board. Only wrilttu
ipplicutiotis will be coin idcreU,
ivbiclt should be addressed to tlr*
secretary of Local llrail Board.
Requirements follow: .\Jyi-A'be
tigli school graduate, Willi at least
ihrec years full time clerical ex-,
perifitcc within the past ten years4 j
Must be ablo to handle records at l |
papers involving classi...a; 1.1.. .. t
mist be' typist.
Ladies or men are eligible to apply
for the position. Applicants are
isked to state age of ail male chlliren
above. 16 years old. Men of
irnft age are not eligible and ladies
tvlth sons or husbands of draft nge
ire not eligible.
d the World
? the war broke out as a captain
s assigned to the command of a
on the French Coast. Among hi*
ima, densely ignorant, infinitely
ig all the hundreds of stevedores
or the A. E. F.
ary courtesy and of such an ino
vague as practically to be nonembodiment
of supreme power?
he army scale.
ood humor and hia willingness to
agreeable or laborous, made him
disinclined to discipline him in
n his part.
r gave him a direct order to peraiyiably
U'lt right away."
with assumed severity. "Haven't
" I want you to understand that
e darky, showing all his teeth in
vou suttinly is one mighty nice
>u a sa'gent soon."
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KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. C.
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P. T. A. PRESIDENT '
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Mrs. Haywood E. Lynch, newlj
elected President of the Central j
Srhool Parent-Teacher Association. |
Mrs. H. E. Lynch New
l^. T. A. President
Mrs. 1 j'i.ywuoii K l.ytuli -has in-en
elected in't'sidi nt tit tin: t_Viur.il
School Parent - Tf-ai lii'r Ass-ici:'iInn
succeeding Air. Clunks T.tioiiiussott.
who served last year. Mrs, Lvnch
was elected- by Jlu- uomiiia1 inti enniinttti'e
coitipost'il of Mcyiatnes ('. ii.
White. William Howard. 1'. H. Patrick.
1*. D. liftiidott. and Mi. Charles'
Oilier officers elected were' Mrs.
1. 11. Ooforth, Vice-President: Secretary.
Miss Louise Morris; Treasurer
% n v'.itt
13. n. i>i 111. i
P. T. A. official are very anxtoua
to have pood representation of
;n6thers and fathers at the meetings
throughout the year. Announce
inent as to the date of the Mrst
meeting will be made later.
,\, total of ". tfifi in it let wdoii the
litres o? -1 an ".t? marched to the
two registration places he re >e-K>tday
as America sti r: d trriili- rttt
man-power to build up tiatior.al'.defense.
'I'll is is ..to 11 a ill her' ilmt had
registered at X;4d last night; it1 glstratioti
eto.-ed at 0:u0 P. M. A
The Kings Mountain Schools
were closed so the Central School
i,i.tiding could be us"l and to re- j
lievo the teachers so tliut they j
ould assist la the draft. Officials |
were high in their praise for the I
teachers lor the assistance limy
The big rush according to S. A. j
(- niioii tliurtul I'fir It iniiu I
W* VHOV, ?? ? ? V
Mountain was between 7 A. M. and
10:00 A- M. and from 2:00 P. M. to
4 P. M. Tito registration lor Kast
Kings .Mountain at 8:40 last uigin
was 040 and tor West "Kings Mouu
tain was <45. making tltu total ot j
l.aaii. A to. ot 4a out of town un it '
registered. -; '.,te tro:u distant stales
front No., to .v to Florida.
' S>eV'.ral amusing Of unusual motitems
ooeurivu uutiug tin- uey. one
: tut It when tokeil u'ttu was fits t tie
pioyer, replied Koosevelt. Witeii
tiviosiioned lurlhur, it v as brought
out that lie was oil WiV . One while
man insistt-r that liis cnntpicMOU be
uesignated at light brown" which
was one of tile classifications Tor
colored registrants. Several had to(
register whoso 21st birthday was
yesterday, one was a boy who was
totally bjlnd. Another man when
asked who his nearest relative was
replied, his brother-in-law. Ho was
then asked if his fathe.r was not llv
ing. He said: "Yes, but my brotherin-law
lives In the next block, aud
my father lives out of town."
One colored map when asked what
month he was born in. said he did
not know the mbpth. but ho was
born on February 22nd. .
Members of the Draft Board.
Frank Summers, Hayne Blackmer
and Arthur Hay were well pleased
with the systematic way the registration
was conducted KverytihinR
was bandied In an orderly manner,
and the fine patriotic spirit of the
assistants was appredatlM.
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rHURSDAY, OCT. 17, 1940
MOUNTAINEERS MEET CHERRY-'
VILLE IN SHELBY TOMORROW % i
NIGHT I ,
At the request of Kings Mountain
'rn Yir.r.i , i* iV. r,l ITJ an'
Kings Mountain High School, made t |
arrangements with Cherryville officials
to have the football game,
which was scheduled to be playecf <
in Cherryville, tomorrow afternoon,
to be changed to Shelby tomorrow
night. Both the Kings Mountain and
Cherryville Bands will perform, and l
an overflowing crowd is expected for
what is considered to be the best
game of the conference for the en- lire
Kings Mountain receives half of 1 i
the gate receipts after the, expenses
have been deducted. The price of ad
mission will be 50c.
The' Mountaineers, are undefeated,
and it is hoped by fans that as many
Kipgs Mountain citizens as possibly
can, be present for the gama. and
root for another win. .
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Red Cross Officials Meet
Mis. Mary Sprinkle of High Poiii.
North Carolina Kiuli Uupresi illative
ot tin: Ameriea'ii Hod Cross mot with!
the1 local'group in charge of tin* anin.
a I Roll Call ?>... y l\|<tcll, j
wiH be conducted next i-.iiith. Mi>. |
Sprinkle discussed ways and means
of organizing committees for . Ibq t
anitUjV.slrive. Plans vvOre also dis-}'
' ussi d for a union service to bo j
ill Id Sunday night. Nov. 10th, which
i< the night before -the canvass betins.
Those attending the meeting,
which was held iu the- Red Cross
office in the City Hull were: Mrs- i
dames Ruth Gamble, Executive-''Sec j
rotary of the local Chapter, C. E. i
Neisler, Pride Ratterree. and Messrs .
It. S. Peeler. H. N. llaird ami Haywood
ATTEND MUNICIPAL MEET
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Mr. IV. I). Rnttcrrco, Acting- Citv !
Clerl; pud Treasurer, attended- a
ting of the . North Caroiirtn Muti
i;>al I oniric i'l t'h::riot?e M'Uidnj
V.iyor .1. H. Thomasson attended the
LOCAL BOY JOINS
Mr. Bill Davis, son of Mr. ni.rt,
.Mrs. J. R. Davis signed up for four
ycftrs service in the Air Corps at' '
Port Worth. Texas. Mr. Davis left
'fi'otn Charlotte Tuesday to take over
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.By WILL ROGERS
course, tho more people you
get around you to make you
f el comfortable, the more trouble
you're likely to have. Some guys
have got so. muoh dough that they
have to have the.ir hat brushed
every hour by a regular hat-brush- ,
or. if they didn't have the hathrusher
they woulh't have any v. ay
of being sure that they wore real
rich and kinda superior.
Well, one fellow advertised for
U va'.et. and a bile. huskv nnv canm
and answered the ad.
"I want a man that knows his
onions." says the advertiser. "I I
gotta have a man that ain't afraid
of a clothes brush, and a man that
is well-behaved. Behavior counts
"Well," says the job-hunter, "I
don't think you can get a better
one than me. I'm a regular behavorist.
Why, I got a record of J
my good behavior. I got eight
months and three days off for good
behavior last time, and before that
I would of got three months off l
. if I hadn't got roused one day and (
throwed a shovel at otic of the
American New* Feature*. In*. I
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ru$i)iw'Kl< i \\ . K. Uuik'.iy will[i> ;>?!
ill-- Kia.iiiis I'luli in m jcui us
I'losidoiu. - m .nlil-o I.. \\. .Mam
lick. -jiiit dit't'Ciuo MCiti
it I lilt IjA (IIC lUOIlltjfS htsS I
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i'ut initio Woman* Club building.
All ki hi KistM, Noiiiiiiaiioii v'oiiiinil
! ?' rlijiiiuun,, r,cpori?;j the iioiiiiiiaions
ol' lib rojnmit ? <;. wliuli wi'ru
rb'tti't! by till' < Tub. Oillt'l liMlllboiS
;>f the cuilililllHt; wi ll', I'. <i Wlllio,
N K McClll I 1.1. Cuforili .mil Arilmr
Harry I'ujit- was iTecl'il ViceIVosidoiit
and - tin- - follow In J? wviu
i-b^-ifij f>liinotors: II. S niackmcr.
I I! Color'b, i* ii. I It-rudon. VV. It
I'iii^. .Ii. Maiiiiiy. M A. Wai'O
uinl It L .xl aunoy.
'I'.ln- rn-wly ob i ii olTifitr>. and (It
'triors will :ip|?i|ln a sor ri laiy:
roasui'iM* for thy* iiow .year.
Tin- dffii't'i'S a mi! illnniors will lib
ii?siallt'i'th?( lif t of .laati'H'y.
i'on:'nn-'er lli:ik< Iv served as
Viet -IM't'.-ddeu! (Jurtil;; tin1 past Vo.ar
H>- has mail, lit- Jvmri" in Kings
Motniiuiii |"or lilt- past 12 years and
lias beeif Po-Minister 'fur tin' last
I'tiur avul one-half ji-ajs. The newly
elected pros-Idem has taken yah ac
live part in btvh the civic ami religion
111'<- of Kinus Mountain allien
ills 'residence hero. ,
Following the eh ction or officers
I. AV, llainrjok ami ft 1, Mnunoy
tvliti. wert" dnl'-gati's to the State,
fon von lion it). AVinsthn-Salem. made (
reports of their trip. ' >
For the weekly meeting this evet:
Ing tit the Club House IV \V. Taimliert.
manager of tlio Gastoaia Sorial
Security office will speak oil
the duties of his oft ice. t'ost master
Itlakelv is chairnian of the program
Mayor .1. 11. Thomassun, 1 tl.'l'a'terson.
Karle Tliomassoii. \\". K
r.lakcly ami Haywood K! Lynch rej>"
resented ings Mountain at 'tie (led
ieation of tin; nev> f 22*i.<n?ii Morris
Ilritlge over .'In Savannah Hiver.
near Ifartwoll. CJa..' last Friday. The
itch-gation left here Thursday after
noon and at tended a mo'e.'iiiu o' i
tseininoh' Trait Obi i\l? in '.lie I'oin-i
Set' Hot''! in G"< ejivllle. S I'.. Hl ':
evonii'-'. T'i" navy joined the so ;
r mo'<"'e:u'i.' ia tit ' no tile , i:>l eon
'him tl ii'r tr' v ' t' i Tit.' Ki'iv
Vtumt.M'! ! i're'iimcd home ;
Til.' purpose (if 'the J.lC'llMg and
'lie moloi i-nl' V. .I uv p"ieno*c
ri?_ over Highway 2S which i* known
as the S"i:iinoic Trail, t'iti:-.- is of
Kings Mountain recently contribute '
ed $117 "iii to advertise tills route
which asses" through here.
Mrs. Nell 11. Fultou, 11. Tom Fulton
and I-.. C. Met'lain. n.i; c- tmrti:a.ed
lire interests in the I). F. Hor'd
Furniture Co. flrotn Messrs .1. O.
and C. S. Plonk. I). F Ilord maintains
his interest in the business,
which was organized in 11)20 The
new owners will eontiaue in tjho
same locution and will-carry out the
policies which are already '.veil established
in KI'.-gs Motiutum and
adjoining territory; This firm is
known far and wide for honest, values
and fair dealing.
Mr. McClain. who is well known
as "ited' ha= hud 11 years expeiiciicc
in the lurni'uro bn.dii.-.ss. lie
las many friends in this section,
who will lie e.lad to learfi of his association
with the Kings Mountain)
Ii6th Mr. Mrf.'lain and the, other
members of the establishment extend
a cordial invitation to every*
ane to visit their place of business.
Mr. Mct'lttlji. who hits made his
home lie re for the rast four years,
said: "l am happy to be ft part of
the fiord Furniture Co. and I have
always been fond of Kings Mountain
so I want my friends to visit me
tshen they need anything !n the
FLORAL FAIR TO BE
A The Annual Floral Fair sponsored
by the Womans Club will be held at
the Club House tomorrow (Friday)
with the noon and evening .meals
terved as usual.
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Oon't Let Your Subscription
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Attractive Pt tie's To Be Given.
Ill** l-'t< mii h'iiii npuiiHOi'fit' aitiiu..li.
It; Hit Woman-. I'luli will i>\j
lioM toiiioriOw i KiiiluyV at t!i<- Fluff
iin'.i ... . .. i
l.ntrut -.In u,'i| |i(- iiiauc by In.ui)
oVltu-L tit ij-tli-i to bo roaily fur
j lilt a ill ll
i*' ii;i\<> been (loin
' I'.v iiiit- tin tils 'and business men
HH follows: - ' \
Mums . ?
Best collet" ion. six varieties. 3
t/oiiuiK ca< h Basket groceries
Best vase s I.loom- and va'riety lied
JSpi'nd .N'eislei . Mills.
Best -iiiL'le bloom Teapot? giv
!i by Phil'er Hardware.
p.esp colli ctioji fhij's'ainhmtiujm
-Shampoo ami K inner Wave V?
rn's P\tut\ Shoppo.
)! s) arranged", llui<v or button in
pbik Kim:- Mono loin Drug
Company-: . '
M"St an meed dais.'.' or tuition in
yellow \y im|| anil grease Job ??
Cull' Center Servfcp. Best
arranged in shades of llow <
l.:in\|> Ku.elo 5. 10 vs'niil 3Sc Store*. ?
I'esi arranged In shades of pink
Half Soles Poster's Shoe Shop.
Best eollortlon pais* mums?: C.or
washed McCoy's Service Station.
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Dahlias . >
Best collection St. blooms Haslet
crocei ies - . W. J. Crawl'oid and
S> ''?i(i best .colk'Ctjoj^^ it blooms
$].nn Kings Mountain Building
and Bonn Association.
BosP collection Pompon dahlias?
Silk llose Pbetiix Milt Store.
Second Ih-st collect (tin Pompon
dahlias-- Shampoo anil t-'inror Wave*-.
-Bttth's Beauty Sboppc.
Best Vast- blooms ah* color
M.oo?illume Building and Loan As
rMM-uiiu vjinf* o nu?ums iiiiT
color ? Auto I'illow Western Anto
(test single Rose J)ress-or Suit
. Ijr-ntu-d I.o-.aii's Dry ("loan-ox.
M Ixed Bowl
r.'st how T mixed flowerj >1.A0 Kltnei'
Host- howl-'one color or white ?- ,-t
line Vit tOvy Din Do. ' <1
11 -I .llrlll.n ittly o'le .jaiii- It flowV
faille')- i-i: S--1 r I\'t I V.V
ment S'oie, ,
I'.est new . or pnm-ual flower ~w
Dr. -i- or Mitt <-?i S.itnt-!e t *1
. 11: y '< :i? .1 v j* : < "o?'
lie.,( mini.i-:m e 1 1.1:1 ir half so*? ;'
| M'-D,ii;nis shoe Shop. oj
1 . Window; decoration - l-rido
j Se? Myers llopt. Store.lVst
Thanksgiving or Ohris-'ipaa
[ leenratjutt" Smoker Kiiifrs Monti
lain Dm nit lire Store.
Itest Utility Apron nii-d'el "roe?
erics --A and V Store
Second le-?ii Apron - lit !hv T-'lo-ir
Host Child's Garment - lloveragQ
Set ? Griffin Drug Do. 5
Dost Miseellnneons article ? 1 cat
Tick Ant i-l-Yeozp ? MeGill's Ms?o
Stat ion . '. > j
r.ost Apron tiv Tilsit school girl ?
(Dojit'il on next tinsel
I (Opinions Expressed-to This Column
Are Wot Necessarily ine Views 01
1 to* l1,VOUdUCI.I V
'it iuiug to unlsrcrip' men,
\vc'\ i- got to coiim Tipt industry and
That theme song still i,s being
song, in suing Washington quarters,
it lias a nice, vote-gutting ring. This
being. cleft ion year, it will bo sung
over and over with varying ctnphar
As this correspondent has reported,
atnajority of legislators now
appears convinced that such a vols
iMiting catch line lacks logic.
Though these don't talk much about
It, they vote against the plans. of i
the theme song singers.
| Their fear, however. Is that the
minority Mil continue to sing until
majority of the public joins n. So"
lite majority Is scanning .the arguments
and statements of the voeifevous
For example. Senator .losli l?ee of
j Oklahoma is the leading proponent
(Con?'d on back page)