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I crt L. Gray of The Fuyetievll'c ()i !
.server and Ldeut. \V. II. llyrd of th?;
79th Field Artillery, Fort Brugtt.
| wore hurt Saturday, lilght when
j their car turned over. They were
ret urn lug front a football game at
| Chapel Hill.
Gray. suffering from lacerations
and a pulled ligament in his hue'.
IpYy was brought to a hospital here. Bvr1'
was released after treatment at tr
S? Fort Bragg Hospital.
Greenville, S O., Oct, 29.?The So
?3kS; dal Science (Federation of Soutrt
: . Carolina College Students will meet
a: Furman " University Nov. 7.
Raymond (Dennis of Wofford Col
.vr logo Is president.
Goat on In. Oct. 2!t.- -Coroner ('. C.
:'wl Wallace said today that ail Inquest
i ; . -will be- held at the courthouse here
>\V- Thursday at 5 p in. into the death
' ?'. of* A. Wilson Thompson, 51, Uesspmer
.City street and water depart*
' metil , official who whs struck and
killed by an automobile Saturday
" , The automobile was driven by
Paul Bridges. 18. a resident of the
VV'j. Myrtle Miils community in Gastonla
Charleston, S. C.,. Oct. 20.?Representative
J. W D. Zerbst of CharVj-lX
lest'on County, Speaker Tempore of
1 the House, predicted the General As
sembly would "not pass any mew tax
rfSs -es next year.
Commenting on a decision of the
QMS'" State Supreme Court declaring tinffl
constitutional an act 'which diverged
State highway funds for general
I Raleigh. Oct. 29.?A State-Federal
marketing report said todav that
tobacco prices on the new bright
and middle belts of North Carolina
were a little lower than those ot
the preceding week.
Price drops of from $1 to $2 a
pound, were noted on cutters, smoking
leaf and fair to fine grades ot
leaf on the bright belt, while coinand
low loaf and most- luc
grades showed decreases of Croui
H 5 f>0 cuts to $1 Nondescript grade
MR prices wove pihetically unchanged
?&. lunnberton, .Oot. 29.?J)epult#
. Sheriff F. L. Crump, IIS. for the" past
sixteen years a police officer in Rob
eson County, died suddenly of a
heart attack about 1 o'clock thts
A local taxi driver found 'Mr.
Crump slumped over In his car, removed
him to the cab, but Mr.
TO 'Crump died before they arrived at
7,'% a hospital. ,
an] Mr. Crump, a large, robust man
|&< had complained early Sunday evening
of feeling ill, but later went about
hla work and Beemed to be
.in good health.
' | 'HE PARTY was ro full swing i
IA gentleman who plainly had air
reached this one. It would seem a
^ -done at least two things for him,
f appetite and the other being to I
"What I can swallow I can dij
he announced dn a loud thick voict
. guesta. His roving m fell upon a i
He stretched forth his hand and
anybody here fly* dollars," ha said,
of wine without taking it down fro
la thoaa pro-Prohibition days b
purely as a supporting proposition t
The wager was posted and the nee
"Now then.he said to the los
host, "111 give you a chance to gel
that big bowl or salad dressing yor
Again the money was put up a
Wiping his mouth on his sleeve h?
"Come on, let's try again," he
you a really attractive offer. Let's
Ladles and gentlemen, I've got jus
that says I can eat those lace curts
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of oil ali'itattc rwoM gate. the New
York World'* Fair has passed Into
history, wcuiiig a crown of superln
lives which marked it the king of
. A lotal of Slrt.Wi>2 cash customers
jammed it* 1-216 acres as the curtain
catile. down yesterday sending
the two-year mark to -i5.0U8.ttk5 paid
I admissions us compared with the
I previous high of 38.62C.54C attracted
by tl?e Chicago Century of Progross'
Exposition in 193SP34. Yesterday's
crowd wits tho fair's largest.
Top ay squads "of wreckers attacked
lite Jamboree's gleam lug mender.
I iu the first step .toward transforming
what one,; was (losing dump Into
a great municipal park. Part of it
is expected to he ready for New
Yorkers next Summer.
Philadelphia. Oct. 29.?A new maihoil
of destroying cancer ceila by
I exploding them' \yilli particles of
| atoms was described today lu dis!
cussions at the opening meeting of
i the National Academy of SeieUces.
TIumc rosipirch workers of Col <
] umbia University, New York"3"- de|
scribed in the academy's olTicial
i journal how they had achieved up
to a 50 percent death of cancer grow
ing by lirst injecting lithium and bo
ron, two harmless chemicals, in
and uround the cells add then botn
barding tliein with neutrons. Atomic
particles which have no elic.ri.e
London, Oct. 29.?Ix>ss of the Etnt""ss
of Britain, 42,248 ton pride of
v >? Canadian merchant fleet, with
a probable death list of 45 persons
was acknowledged today by the
British Admiralty and War Office.
. Of the 042 persons on board, most
:y military families ginU a "small
number of military personnel, 598
already have been lander by warships
in British ports, a joint commuuicjce
Town Council Meets
Members ol tlie' Town Council
met Monday night at the City Hall
with all members present except e.
U .Yeislet. Jr., who waij otit of town
On motion of .' L. \V. llinirlek,
which was seconded by Tom Fulton
the purchase of tlie property at' the
end of Mountain street lot the
School Stadium was approved.
Tile, matter of employing a city
manager was discussed but- no olii
<rial action wAs ' taken'. Letters vi
Cnnnu'iniiitilutinii frin W 1?
. V? v?..#MVM??.,vr?i ?v?? *? . 1 .
city manager ot' ' Norton. Va.. who
lias applied for the positioa were
An application from jH. L. Itur
dette, former city manager for eight
years of Monroe. N. C., was read.
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Small Fire Saturday
Firemen were called to lite .Mous
tain View House about 2 P. M. 8nt
urday to extinguish a small blaz?
in the kitchen of the hotel. The fire
started from a defective stove ac
' cording to Fire Chief Grady King
' Very litttle damage was done.
nd the World
N S. COBB
chen there entered, staggeringly, a
eady been at some party before he
lso that these prior festivities had
one bc in^ to pat an edge on his
oaka him boastful of his carrying
rest, and I can swallow anything!"
i, swaying in among the assembled
magnum of champagne Just opened,
possessed himself of ft "111 bet
"that I can drink this whole bottle
B my lips."
ubbly waters were common. Besides,
he thing appealed to several present.
roomer promptly won it. er.
who as it chanced, was also the
I even. Ill bet you ten I can drink
nd again the gifted one made good,
i looked about him for more worlds
said. "This time I'm going to make
see now?whatll it be? I've got it!
t one hundred dollars in my pocket
tins in the bay-window yonder."
i Vutorts, lac.)
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KINGS MOUNTAIN. N. C.
Men In Kings
I Th Mi raid Iuih compiled and pub
ilfches lit*tow the first installment of
;i!?f drait numbers and the order In
which the numbers wire drawn with
respect to tlie local board. The local
Drattlolird in made' up of number
4 and 5 townships of Cleveland
County and a total of 1 .HS:: men are
teKislered with this board. This list
j shows the registrant where tie will
I Ut.lU.I 1.1 til.. J.? f. -- - 11
niiiim in i nr miuii rail.
The Herald will publish later
iiirtrc of the list, or jvill print the
lis! of men actually drafted Front
| the "is! below a large majority wilt
j be exempted because of dependents
[ or physical condition,
j Only those from class 1 will . be
subject to service call about Nov. 15.
' The county's quota has not been
given, hut is expected to hp- small
'because the county will be' credited
with the men who have -already vol
an leered for service.
Within a we'k. jite two draft
hoards' will s<*nd out ..questionnaires
a day to the men in order
drawn. They will have five days In
which to fill oat and return these
questlopaires. After they are in and
the Nov. 15th quota is learned, the
draft hoard will'select* the quota,
placing those with...dependents and
for other reasons in deferred classification..'
The names of the men fiually selected
for each draft quota will be
- published just as soon as available.
' 1 158?Walter Thomas McSwnlti
I *--192?Garland Miller Roberts
12?105?Samuel Wood row llowell
1.4?188?George Albert Morris
.( 5?120?Benjamin Donald Harry
I fi?816?Lawrence Gentry
I 7?161?Baxter Wray Owens
I 8?14?Willie Albert Childcts
, i 9?57?Karl Neil Detter . ,
, I 10?153?Hubert Kenntb McGinnls
11?19?Burgln William Proctor
13?172?Oueal Oren Bartow
15?187?Earl Jasper Black
16 1854?William Carl Miller ,
' j 17?167?Charles Elmer Logan
18?1369?Tom' T-.ee Hamrlek
19 -102?Aslca Holland
. 20 -147?Clarence Weaver
21 --130tV?Charlie Andrell Borders.
.2- 1353-- Art her Daniel Won ell
23?089?Willi- Eugene Pruitt
24 ? 1293?.lanv ^ Darenee Plumley
25?1234?11. A Joller
26?21?Carl T. Mullinax
2S--C70? Manailins Odonis
29?112- -Thomas Grayson Black
1 30?185?Fred Wendell Plonk
' 31?1362?David Moody Bridges
32?108?Robert Hold Burton,
33?101 - AtM Att-iaaa
34?386?Lawrence Dixon Styers
35?109?Samuel Humes Houston
| ui?1?4?Oscar Clev Short
I 38?116?Wilbur Wanton. Wright
' .-9?174?Willie Rogers Roberts
i 40?1801?Tracy Mack Aners Stew
i 41-131?George Robert Ellis
s 42-?125?Golunibus lloyle -ileum
43?138? Jay Hugh Phillips
. 44?142?Ben- M. Goirt
46?1843?Clarencfe Edward Blantoi
47?135? Ralph G. Grier
48?183?Earl Lenten Realty
49?148?Sidney Emmltt Heaveher
50?1373?Frank Hunter Crowder
52?139?Ernest Clyde Clark
53?146?Hi. .it*.? Jonah
54?6?-CI: ' e Buddy Raymond
55?122?-Lnoui Benjamin Bain
G$?83?Charlie Frederick Carpeniei
57?1368?Stanlay Ray MulllnnX
58?280?Elmer Franklyu Smith
61?145?George Andrew NVaitei'son
<52?9?Charlie Voting Sims
63?766?Odell Gibson Allen
64?121?James Harlen Anthony
65 -t625?William Henry Morgan
66?181?John Packard Gold
67?1305?Jacob Mtutney Cooper.
68 -660?Thoma8 Magnus Orolta
69?702?Paul Grier CrawTord
70?86?Thomas Lloyd Cash
72?136?James Felix Richards
74?228?Henry Hoyt Ragland
75?612?Charles Sainuel Johnson
76?231?James Theo Logan
77?1412?John Marshal Blvens
78?203?Frank Eldon Hippy
79?196?Clyde Lewis Chambers
80?1803?Thomas Jeffserson Ellison
81?21-Fred Ixive Thornburg
83?768?Harvey Leo fltroup
84?747?Matthews Evans Camp
85?159?Glavis Mclvln Wacaster
86?79?Ray Anderson Klrby
87?681?Duroy Bud Wado
88?782?Alvln Jack Wells
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THURSDAY. OCT. 31, 1*40
TUESDAY IS ELECTION DAY
j Next Tuesday. Nov. 5th. Kings
polls to cast their ballots tor their
tavoritc candidates. And if the registration
of new voters can be ta?en
as a gauge of the interest there's
great enthusiasm here politically.
According to Registrar Arthur
C'ouse. of East Kings Mountain 360
new names were added to tne books
risking a total of 1,328 eligible voters
in that precinct. The Herald
was unable to contact the Registrar
from West Kings Mountain . Precinct
I tor figures.
Congressman A. L. Bulwinkle was
in town Tuesday shaking hands and
speaking to the folks. He seemed to
| be very well pleased with the out|
look foi a big democratic victory.
j At High School Band Day lit-Id
on. Davidson campus October in.
Kipg- Mountain defeated 11 bat ids
Horn North and South Carolina in
marching competition to win the
! honor of parading at ill" Davidson
: Iioini i otning game-. Jj. . idson versus
Centre, 6ctober 31.
Avenging Oomen to a bond. 12
bands took over Saturday afternoon
> ; at Utfdiaidson field, parading ap'
1 proximately six minutes each before
the judges and spectators. The
hands, were judged by tlie l)ai idson
liand for straightness of lines,
i 'xcelb-iM ot formations and qual-'
f it> of playing. The Kings Mountain
I Band, tttiuer the direction of Paul
I Ilendtix. was judged superior ill
' each of these fields.
I One of the striking features of
j tin* Kings Mouiiiaiii perfoimance
; was a parade down the field in Wal ?'
I time. Bob Garvey. Davidson's heatt
dium major, said that ''Ben Bridges,
Kings Mountain's drum major, is
the best baton twirle.r that 1 have
.re-en this- year."
Bands repre.A'nU'd were Kings
Mountain, Gaslonia. Shelby, Kan nap
i ^is, CtnooXmon. Hickory. Stater.-"
. lille. Mills Homo of Thomnsyilh .
t bcrryvile and Concord of North
( ..rolinji, and BUtcksbUr' and jjlti:
caster . of South Carolina.?-Tlio Da
Lions Meeting Postponed
l'lio regular meeting of tho Kings
Mountain Lions Club which is siii.'ii
; tiled for r.ex; Tuesday, No"., fitly
has hern postponed on account of
National Klection Day, according to
j an announcement . from President
J Tom Fulton. Mr. Fulton contacted a
i number of the members, who expressed
themselves as being in faj
vor of postponing the meeting until
< a later date.
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Bj WILL ROGERS
A LOT of ailments are Just im**
aginary, they aay. Now, there
was a Scotchman, according to a
| fellow in Chicago, that stuttered
like everything right up to tha
time he graduated from college.
There was a big rumpus in the
family about what kind of work
the young man should go into, and
the folks couldn't decide, because
almost any job they could think
of had some talking in it, and they
was afraid the favorite son would
be embarrassed on account of the
So kia dad got him a Job in his
own brokerage house. He was put
in charge of a telephone line between
the Chicago office and the
broker's office in New York, and
had to talk on this long distance
line about twenty times a day. *
The vary first night that guy
come home cured.
"They didn't tell me what the
tolla was. Dad," says the bright
son. "but 1 knowed tkey was too
high to be stuttering over dimes.
I found out I could say nlckles and'
cents without any trouble at all,
and so I Just had 'em bid a nickle
or a cent at a time. Now I'm so
5ood I guess 111 be able to bid
imes and dollars tomorrow."
"Nay, nay," says the sire, "you
needn't mind. Well make you vice
A swims H?w? futuM, Im
Red Cross Lends [
Helping ihiiKf* 1 1
ll.' '.-if"" r r . ' ' '
r / * i.'. *
The local Itcd I'riiss chapter i?iiclvwl
instructions this w< ek- to
stand Ijy for National liofehse wort- I
-isrlh as a laisnn lietwren homes an.I
American soldiers and sailo>? ami
a so for First Aid ittslriK lid 's, neon
tor which is much greater at tills
time ihati normally, according to
Mrs. Kuth (jaiuble, Kxec.utive' Secretary.
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The work of the local lc? I Pror*
Chapter will ho to keep up the morale
of- tin service titan through fro
nuetit contacts with tiis family had.'
home- "KviVj e.'tort will hi tna.le
hy military authorities to liofei tho
i. those tlicn w Inr have dependents,
itnt no matter how opreftii tile, selection
ot a lilrgr -Anti) and Nav.v,
it is certain to hriug many families I
, iiciul and eionomic dis''ess. Men
oC-servce age, whctlter married or
ingle. are usually contributing t.ri
the income and domestic life of the
household, lien- Is whole tile lt'id
I ( ross enters tin' putail'
| Not every tninily. by any means.
; will require material belli. Rather
j there. w ill be a mowing .need tor lit!
t'yinnutlnil , unit ease woi>t service,
j w*. quote 111)111 a letter u> the local
! tied -Cross. "Kvorj mail who leaves
J your 'community for this . serious
business 01' iiiiliiany training: -should
' go with the "fit assurance that bis
I family may turn to the Red. Cross
! in any emergency." '
I That there will bo a great demand
j for First'-Aid training tins mining
1 year and that the need to tench it
| to every person' who .can and will
| lake it Is shown by experience in
, European countries at the present
I lime. "Tliere is an urgent demand
for a much or.eii.r output ig_ iliu
! ensuing yi ar. NVwly organizell Nit*
tional Defense groups' will, rfHUiv'J
i lied Cress Kivst Aid training. The
j CCC and similar governmental agen
I eiea are requesting Instruction
, (1 reatly expanding activities in iti
j dnstry inevitably will be aecompanj
ied by an increase i:t 'lie nuiiiiiei of
i eeeidi'tits". says a letter from na
j tional headquarter1? of Red Cross.
Anticipating this need. Red Cross
fir?! aid is being ,laught to s nd\ is
; in the Kngs' Mountain High .School
i Kverulivc Meeting Of
I P. T. A. Held
Tin* KvpchMvi' !< ? of tho
: CentrM ih'hco) P-'sreni-T ai tier \>-o
i rial ion met at the home of M>?.
I1 Haywood K. I.yn<f!i Tuesday night
mul rormiilat. d plans for the eoming
year, Plans were made for a musi*
; C8' ton to bt pi von ^iilurdav. Nov.
| 2P.nl m the home of Mrs. Charles
Committees wore appointed to
- carry out the different phases of
the work during the school year. ArI
ruugements wore made for a veVy
interesting program for the first
meeting of the year to he held Nov.
12th. at 7*30 in Central School An-:
ditoriiun. Everj mother and father
is invited to he present for the initial
meeting and learn how parents
and teachers can work for the mutual
benefit of the child.
Those present for the meeting
were: Mrs. Haywood E. Lynch.
President; Mrs. 1. B. Ooforth, VicePresident;
Mrs 1. P. Baker, Mrs P
,p. Herndon, Mrs. (Bonn White. Miss
Louise Mortis, Secretary and Mr. D.
M. Bridges and Mr. B. S. Peeler.
Three Belmont Boys
Arrested For Stealing
Three Belmont young men tatne
acourting to The Best Town In The
State last Sunday night. Their car
ran ottt of gasoline, they saw a park
cd car on the upper end of town
and decided to repllnish their tank
without bothering a service station
Chief Jimmy Burns got busy on
the case and applied some of tho
technique he learned at the Police
School last week, and the n'Oxt day
had the alleged gas-stealers arrested
In Belmont. The boys who are
under bond pending trial here are:
Dallls Lee. .Carl, J)aggarhart and
The next time the boys come acourtlng
in Kings Mountain thoy
wilt have their tanks full of gas.
Bank To Be Closed
The First National Bank vlll bo
closed all day next Tuesday, November
5th, which Is national election
day, a national legal holiday.
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IW's fin I fi< pi opolrf y . Ml tlto end
hi I2.i*. Mount Sli'.'t.'t is now iu
tile -M.llt* >' ill! t"H\ M ill. Tl|? I.Ill I
M>M?iisaaM?aiii>an nu a i'i?i?i? ^>a>
In, which in. .his tli.il lllo inurh
ti<"iji-i| -i lni(?: vadium will -ii'Hi iu
I'll' a h-:i Ili.y^Vriii- |OU|l (oil of-thn
|>i m|k i t y was ' approved nv . i lm
?t< hotil ll?..ii !. tin- Tii.mi I'd nu ll ami
Tin- Committee in charm*' of" thn
Stadium project. V
Tin' land which is'ideally lota i.*d
is also a natural Mil it! It t < i- tin*
athletic field. Tlii- property is jitsr
otic block from I ho now Post OfTic*
lluitdinp. ami -will face on thrc'J
Mit'octs. (insioti. Carpenter and (lohl
The properly is ap|iro\iiuateh 4.10
fret square. which Is''hIiuhI I acres.
Thv sta/liu?n site was soyuroil for
S-.L'Miu sicr'inltni! to- the record at
.'to City Hull t'runt lite following:
T P. McCill. Mrs Ulu Jack*
son, $1175 12 I, Campbell. Si'O'.i.Vi;
ami Mr. ami Mrs. J 12. Adorliolllt,
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Tft. now athletic field when coin
pleted. will have concrete stands,
I dressing room, showers, and will h't
I up-to-date ill ev< rv respect. Fieh'.i
will lie laid nut- for fpotW.i 11. baseball
and tiaeu. '
Thomas 1). Hose. (ivil engineer
of Shelby. ?iiu had charge of tlio
Shelby Stadium and tin* Southern
States Fair iu Charlotte has been
employed ami has already started to
! work surveying and laying out the
! property. He is to.draw plans ami
1 specifications to h<- submit.ed '<?
contractors for bids. Flans are go *.
' ing right ahead and it will ant ' tul'
' long before actual work on the
School Stadium begins. Fropertty
J near the stadium site, adjoining '
Mountain Ids; (Vmctciy may tar
| used for a parking urea,
j The-Committee .in riiai'ge fi-st
I considered the properly near tlio
1 Duke I'owvr Sub Station, but lu'.s
site was rejected liecauke i! was
I too small, and the title to some ?.f
| sin in .'I'fH 1 not exactly clear.
It was also necessary to buy three
houses which ran the cost of , fh<j
prop1 rty up to wlun- it wouhl havo
been twice as expensive, as the silo'
The old school ball ground^ tit
the cot tier of .Cleveland Avenue ami
Kin S fee; w?s sold at auction dor
ing Septembi r for .approximately
.tS.oiKi; Tiii> fued vyil? go to pan >"
del lay tin co t of ?ipn site amf" " ?the
ionstrttc:ion ol the Stadium.
.Mi mix. rs of tin cominit'ei- weo
have labored faithl'uily to ac?a.;n- "
b.lish what has been .lime are; Paul
iic.sl r from the School Ho-1 tel. C. .'
K. Mauney - from the Town ('unit. it.
a.ud Charlie Thoiiiitssoii, from tlio
town gt large. '
! Ro/cllc To (live Bible
! Lectures At Central
The Rev. K. O Rnzxelle. I'a: *c r
of Main Street Methodist Cliuroh,
Qastonia. will deliver a series of
Bible lectures at Ceiitj-al Methodist
Church November 11-15. These lectures,
sponsored by the Daughters
of Wesley Bible Class, will be open
to the public, and members of otber
churches are cordially Invited. Tho
lectures will he given ouch evening
' at 7:;10 o'clock
by JameS Presto*
'.Opinions Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Viewa of
. l,ike a woman, Congress reserve:#
(he light to change it> mind.
When the fire scut session began
in January, Congress wits economy
(bent In the first three weeks of
the session, it cut, appropriations
$128,000,000, below amounts requested
by the President.
By mid-October, however, 'nation-,
al defense" had impelled It to von
for the expenditure of $27,580,0011,000.
Some indication of the size of
this amount may be had from the
fact that during the last war lb*
biggest expenditure in any one yOar
The peak World War expenditure
amounted to $176.40 for every man
wofnan and child In the United States.
This year's figures ate $210.28
If all this money were to bo spent
on ''national defense." s substantial
portion of tho people probably
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