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Gaatonla. Nov l%r?John ||. Jones1
53. textile operative employed hi i
the Firestone Mill here, died hi h J
local hoHpltal this morning at three
o'clock the victim of robbers believed
to. have- stolen $700 to $1000
in cash from him after sluggt )g htfn
on the head.
Jones was found about 10 o'clock
Saturday night on a lonely .oad nor
thwest of town by John Armstroug
upd Turn Miller, negro residents of
that section who were attracted by
- his groans. In addition to the skull
fracture one" of his fingers had been
mashed or bitten off.
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specifications for improving Richmond
County's Jail have been made
and bids will be opened on Nov 29,
it has been announced by County
Welfare Supt., O. G. Reynolds.
The interior of the JnfT >vill be'
remodeled to meet recommendations
made by the last two grand Jurys.
Columbia,, S. O.. Nov. 19.? An Associated
Press compilation of state
returns in the general election show
?d today that President RooBevelt
received 97.129 votes and Weudell
Wilkle 4.478. The total vote was the
smallest since 1928.
Greenville. S. C\. Nov. 19.?The
'president's address before the 61st
annual convention ' of the State
Christian Church was presented to
day by Charles J). Gordon. Next on
the- program wero reports of officers
Chester, S. C.. Nov. 19.?A search
ts being made for Oscar McManus.
3r., 19 old son of Mr and Mrs. Oscar
McManus, Sr., of 118 Branch street
Chester, who suddenly disappeared
, from the home Sunday afternoon about
1:80 shortly after he and his
mother had returned from church
services aud he was supposed to
have been seated at the home await
ing the call for dinner.
Andrews. Nov. 19.?Sheriff A. II
Slagle kept deputies posted today at
the Nantahala River darn project at
ter a round of fist fights which a
labor union spokesman asserted appeared
aimed at driving northern
James C. Turner, business agent
of the Operating Engineers Union
(AFI.il said workers in this ' vicinity
- instigated the fighting in an-effort
to dlscourge skilled workmen
from the North and thus give em- j
ployment to more natives.
A 270 foot dam Is being built by
the Nantahala Power and bight Co..
subsidiary of the Aluminum Co.. of
America, which has plants at Uadin
N. C.. and Alcoa, Tenn| The power
dam is designed to serve these
plants. It was started, several months
ago and schedule for completion
in 1942. Tlie Aluminum Co. lias ua
tlonal defense contracts.
Court Of Honor
The Boy Scout Court of Honor
meets thft evening at 7:30 in the
Court Room at the City Hall Attendance
at this meeting is especially
Important on account of the
iplan of National Emergency Mototlt
zatton and Roll CaU.
I jumhinor Arntit
r With IRVUs
[ The Still Small1
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fO ME, there is, along with the h
note of pathos, which is as it si
on added power when it acutely la c<
has an English setting bat the type ft
An elderly unmarried lad/ is the ci
reared and all her life, until financial
in comfortable circumstances. Now,
for a means of livelihood.
Luckily, she owned a few hens
she decided that it was incumbent up
forth in the highways and byways ai
But she did not altogether aucce
With a basket on her arm she
bv.atreet in her native town saying, <
Eggs tuppence. Eggs tuppence
mot I hope no one sees met Eggs t?
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] ><n vi r. Nov. 19.?Five year old
Hubert Cook had been "such a good
bo)""' he Wan permitted to 150 . play
ill the park with his little . sister
A few minute* later Valera at
moat blinded by tears. stumbled
home and exclaimed to her mother.
Mrs. Marjorie llouruey:
'Bobby's caught Ms head in the
slide. Ijis face la all blue,".
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I .iw.n?wv?o *vuuu uvuu/ n.ruugicu
I to (loath' on a playground slide, hits
neck wedged 111 a fork formed by a
London, Nov. 19.?A committee
; charged with Investigating air raid
shelter conditions, headed by Lord
Horder, urged today the immediate
removal of the aged.'Infirm, bedrid
den and children from I?ndart.
These groups add to the difficulty
of- supervision and increase the
risk to health, be said.
The committee reported it has
considered introduction of masks to
prevent infection from coughing and
Washington* Nov. .19.?The reconstruction
Finance Corp.' ,ass fed i'ffense
contractors today that they
could borrow money needed to finance
Government contracts at Interest
rates' ranging from I 1-2 to 4
This assurance of low-cost financing
for new armament and .military
. mutet'itil plants was seen as encour
aging manufacturers to cooperate
with the Government's announced
plan to deceit #allze the defense industry
by the location of additional
Jackson. Mich., Nov. 19.?Benjamin
Bailey. 35, agrees tile ground
is a good place to hunt rabbits.
When he climbed a tree to get a
better shot at a rabbit the recoil of
the gun knocked him from Ills perch.
and he was taken to a hospitul,
bis left foot fractured. He's not sure
that he hit the rabbit.
London, Nov. 19.?Air Marshal
air Philip Joubert declared today
the problem of night air raids on
lx>ndou was "very far from being
solved, although the Government Is
"doing its damndest to find an
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Washington, Nov. 19/?An election
year Congress which faced a brief
do-little ' session last January is
winding up nearly 11 months of unexpected
activity with a peacetime
spending record of $25,572,819,337
and with. a vast defense program
approved and in operation.
Pittsburgh, N. If., Nov. 19.?Hunt
era hereabout are requested to
shout before they shoot so that if.
they come across an escape tame
deer named Simon Legree it will
hav a chance to walk up and shakA
Prank Baldwin, Simon'.-, turner,
made the request. JHe said the deer
had been trained so that, upon hear
ing its name shouted, It would advance
and extend Its right forefoot
in friendly greeting.
. Washington. Nov. 19.?Amid cautious
rival claims on bow the vote
would go. Congress met today for a
showdown decision on whether to
adjourn lor the remainder of the
year and go home.
id the World
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Voice of Pride
umor of this yam, an underlying
tould be. Comedy inevitably takes
mtrasted with tragedy. The story
; depicts is common hi oar country,
mitral figure of ft. She waa gently
misfortune came to her, had been
though, she waa much put to it
and in the newly risen emergency
on her to swallow her pride and go
ad peddle eggs.
?ed in swallowing it, as the sequel
walked along the sidewalk of a
jver and over again in an agonised
. I hope to Heaven no one heirq
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KINGS MOUNTAIN. N. C.
CITY MANAGER ON. JOB
Mr. H, L. Burdette. the newly appointed
City Manager arrived In
Kings Mountain Monday morning
tc assume his new duties. He has
Mr. Burdette comes to Kings
I' Mountain highly repommended. The
new official stated that he had always
like Kings Mountain and that
| he is happy to make his home here.
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,Mr. ||. L. Durdotte. Kings Mountain's
now city manager.' addressed
Lions Club members at their meeting
Tuesday evening in the Woman s
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?d In detail she duties of a city manugei.
The new official said", "The
City Manager form of J| Asrwmeiu
places tiie responsibility upon one
man who is directly under t.he City
' Mr. Burdette staled that he was
deeply impressed with the friendliness
of Kings Mountain- and he ask-ed
for the co-operation of the er.tira
citizenship for a more efficient city
Several members of the Club expressed
themselves as being favorably
impressed with the man selected.
by the Council us City Manager.
Ida Gamble Wise, well known col
ored woman of Kinus Mountain,
sang a solo which was. thoroughly, en
Joyed by cliib members.
Lions Howard Jackson an J J. \V.
Milam had charge of the program,
j Mr-. Jackson presented Mr. Burdette
t Club Treasurer, Otto Williams, re
| ported that the Club cleared $72.00
I rji the (iastonia Base Bull game.
$120.50 on the bootli at the Cleveland
County Fair, and $22.00 on the
Donkey ball game here.
Program chairman Haywood E.,
Lyncli. announced the program .com
inlttees for the next two meetings.
George Houser was welcomed as
a new member, who was transferred
from the Shelby Club. ,
Girls' NYA Project
Begins i\ext Week
A full time Girls' NY A homeina*
king project will begin here next
"week according to Mrs. Frances
Cireuning, NYA Director of Shelby.
A total of thirty girls- will be enroll
ed with t5 girls working two weeks
each month. The classes will bo
held daily iu .me High School with
Mrs. Joe MaUi.?.y as Supervisor.
Clothes will be made for the localchapter
of the ited Cross, bottoms
will be.made for chairs, and classer
I will be held for arts and crafts-.
The project is sponsored by the
1 Womans Club and besides the ex
cedent training the girls receive,
the clothing made helps to relieve
suffering among the -needy families
of Kings Mountain.
I Former Kings Mtn. Man
' Dies In Texas
George Ralph Ware, formerly of
Kings Mountain, died in City hospital,
El Paso, Texas last Wednesday
night at 10:15 o'clock, after a serious
operation. At the time of his
death he was working at Fort Bliss
near El Paso. Funeral services and
burial were held there Friday. Mr.
ware is survivea oy a orotner, c<a
win Iy. Ware of Newell, and. two
sisters, Miss L?one Ware of Kings
Mountain and Mrs. Angle VW Rudlsill
or El P:i?0.
Police Dept. Has New Car
Members 'of tbe Kings Mountain
Police Department are sporting a
i brand new 1941 Ford Car. Drunks
now will be given a ride to the city
lock-up In the -latest model car,
which was delivered Tuesday morning.
Chief Jimmy Burns said the old
car had about 45.000 miles on it and
the new car was badly needed.
Hartness To Address
Men's BiMe Class
Mr. T. P. Hartness. prominent
business man and churchman of
Spartanburg, S. C? will speak to the
Men's Bible Cl"ss of the First Pres
byterlan Churoh Sunday morning at i
The members of the class are urged
to be present and a cordial invitation
Is extended to all who wish
to- hear this speaker. ,
LUTHTRAN CHURCH NOTICE
There will be no prekctaing at 11
A. M. but an important congregational
meeting. Plans will also be
made for the every member canvas
All members are urged to be present.
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THURSDAY. NOV. 21, 1?41
The popular illustrated Iwlute by
John Kverhigton. "In tin? (iardens of j
I Old England." will bo presented In
Central Methodist Church tonight at
K:t?U o'clock. The pictures, personal
ly photographed by the author, will
be nit en in the form of a summer*
time tour of rural England. A jouru
ey Is made through the country of
Shakespeare ami Tennyson, tho
garden lovers' paradise. A pilgrimage
will be made to Sulgruve Manor
and its lovely gardens, the a ticca* j
tral home of Ueorge Washington.
mr. Kvertngton. wno was born iu
Lincoln. England. and now conducts
a lecture tour from Orlando. Kla.,
will introduce liis hearers to the
beauties of a land with which he.is
familiar. The public is invited to at
tend this lecture, and a freo-will offering
will be taken. Lovers of beau
ty will be pleased with this opportunity
to learn more of the England
of which Rudyard Kipling wrote:
"Old Sngland is a garden that is
full of stately views,
Of borders, beds and shrubberies
and lawns and avenues.
With statues on the terraces and
peacocks strutting by:
But the glory of the Gardne lies in
more than meets the eye."
; Brotherhood Meeting
' Th<- X. c. Lutheran Brothe'rhood
meeting was held at St. John's Lutheran.
Church iu iSa^isbury Tues'
! " Aubrey Muuuey was elected State
| Treasurer and \V. K. Mauney, a
. mouther of tht Executive committee
i Attl rev Mauney bus served as
I Presii.- nt. and W. K. Mauney, as
j Treasurer of the Brotherhood for
i the past two years.
Tb'e' theme: "Preparation for
Christian Service." was. discussed
during the day. The evening banijuet
was attended by more than 600
me" at which occasion an address
was made by Dr. Ross Stover of |
Those, attending the meeting
from Klltgte Mountain induced:
Messrs Aubre.v Mauney, W. K.
Mauney, S. A. Mauney, Paul McOin- j
liis, Arthur W. Bennett, D: 0. Maun
I ev. J. K. Heimdon. R. L Mauney and
Mrs R. L Mauney.
! STOVE FIRE MONDAY
Firemen were called to the home
j of John Mitchem Monday about
! noon to extinguish a blazing oil
i stove. Very little damages were done
By WILL ROGERS
THE greatest Job la the world ii
A keeping people eway from
buay men. There's a lot of girte
end women that feel Just about ae
important an they, realty, because
they can tall anybody that calls
that the boas is In conference.
II VIII m UWbVI PVUIVMIIIVO ??W W
busy that he's got to Have somebody
to shoo people off. Ho just
no t atop 1b the middle of an operation,
when maybe he's cot some
patient all eat open ana a draft
blowing Into his gixxard, to go and
see what makes the Snooiers baby
stick out its tongue so much. So
the office girls often get instructions
to keep everybody away if
There was a real faithful rirl
working for a doctor that had a
great reputation for getting things
out of people's throats and windpipes
and lungs. One day a lady
called op real excited and said her
baby had swallowed a dial off a
radio set, and would the doctor
come right away and get It out
' The girl said, "Walt a minute,"
nd went back to reading her novel
a little while. Then she said,
"Well, the. doctor Is going to be
awful busy today, but maybe he
can come aroun and get the dial
out of the boy tomorrow." *
"Oh, It must be done today 1"
says the mother.
" Well, I'm afraid the doctor can't
come, but if you feel that you can't
get along without the dial tonight,
why you can come up to our house
and listen to that concert. We got
an awful good set. And the doctor
will surely come around tomorrow,
and tnat will be in time
for you to hear the opera stuff
Arnricu Mm Futani ln?
I e r aid
ONLY 2 TO~ BE DRAFTED NCxJv
The quota for the Kings Mountain
Draft Board has - been received,
which calls for only two men to be
selected tor the first call. The . two
two mm to be selected are not
known at this time, according to
frank Summers. Chairman of the
The Kings Mountain quota to be
, selected by June 30th has been set
: at 85.
| Carolina Game
A large party t'roin Kings Mountain
attended tUu Inike-Curolluii,
game at Chapel' Hill last Saturday
I'lie party mucin tin* (lip via n cliar
Hired' bus leaving t'liarlottn around
l it? h r it'i-lnf-if s?ta i ua-/lu *
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On the,return trip' the purty had
dinner at Alliemrstle where special
aiiaitgemcuis for their out-ruin
intent had been made at Hotel AI bemarie.
.Members of the party included Mr
.'lid Mrs. Paul Muutny. Mr. ami Mrs
dolivrt Miller. Mr. and Mrs. Jacob
Cooper, Mr, and Mrs. Hilly M a unity,
Mr. and Mrs Howard Jackson. Mr.
and AJrs. Donald Plant on, Mr. and
Mrs. iinvito UlackniVr,*Mrs. AN". L.
itainseur, Miss Mary Mitchell. Miss
Sara Kate Ormaud, Dr. O. P. Lewis,
Miss Dorothy Patterson, Mr. and
Airs. Holland Dixon. Miss Nina Jack
>on. Mrs. Booth (iillesple. Mrs.
George Laitimorc. Mr. Otto Wil
liatiis, Mr.- Pt'ed Finger. MisS. Eva
Mae Suber, Mr. add Mrs. George
Mouse!', Mr. Jack Kortuuo and
George Ware. all of Kings Mountain;
Mr. and Mrs. thick Aluuney of
l.incolnton. Miss Mary Jo Rhyne of
Mt. Holly, Miss Jatiette Walker, of
Gastonia, Mr.. Martin I.. Harmon of |
A-Htemarle and Mtss I Milan Horn of
Bids For School
Bids for tile piping and grading
of the property recently purchased
tor the School Stadium were opened
Monday morning in the City j
Hall. Seven bids were entered and
tlm t.'ity Council retained tlt?- two
lowest biils fort further consideration.
City officials ai'e studying ways,
and means of having tlu> stmliiui. i
constructed. ami an announcement
will bo made shortly as to when the
actual constriiction will lie#;In.
Addresses Forest City
Mr. Charles - F. Thomasson was
guest speaker Tuesday night In
Forest City at the Lions Club meet- ,
ing. Mr. Thomasson was accompau- ]
led 011 the trip by Mr. Don Blatiton
who is a former citizen of Forest
Cliy. . Mr.
Thomasson's speech was rhor
oughly enjoyed by the Forest City
members. Mr. Thomasson discussed
"The Value of a Club to tho ludivlduai
and the Value of the Individual
to a Club."
FETE SISTER TO SING
The Fete Siaters of Forest City
will sing next Thursday evening at
7 o'clock in Weslevan Methodist
Church. Mr. George Hoim will accompany
them on the piano.
The public is cordially invited to
hear the talented singers when they
appear here next week.
March Of Time Party
A Mover March of Time Party will
be Riven for the Young People of
Central Methodist Church Saturday
night, at 7:SO P. M. in the n\nox of
of the church. .Dorothy Harmon will
be In charge of the recreation. All
the young people of the church are
invited. ' " .
A Thanksgiving service will bo
held by the Young People of Central
Methodist Church In the church
auditorium on Thanksgiving Day at
ir.OO A- >1, Bon Goforth. Jr . Chairman
of the Worship Committee, will
be in charge of the program, and
the public is invited.
MERCHANTS DIRECTORS TO
Director of the Kings Mountain
Merchants Association will moot
this evening in the City Hall at 8
o'clock. President Glee Bridges Invites
any member to T>e present at
the meeting. Plans will bo made for
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Still A Week
Avraj ? a tfi a f ir fir f m ~ f t~t -i?n
' The Thanksgiving duv that baa
been proclaimed by President Rooso
i vi?H tor Thursday of Ibis *?rK, Nov
' ?1. w ill slip by practically unnoticed
m Kings Mouillaln. since the pcupln
in iliis section uro waiting to o!>n'rvr
ihi' traditional date and tle?
date i bill bus broil proclaimed
Thanksgiving day for North Carol!- *
na by Governor lloey, Nov. 28.
All local ai;?l State but-ines* firms
aiul offices will be ' closed next
Thursday. Glee Hlidges, President
Ol' ilie Merchant!! Association stated
| tha'i stores will observe' Thanksgiving
Nov 28th by (losing. Post-muster
I \V. K. Ulakely informed The licral't
J'tliar It K. rx Carriers will have a
i lioliday today, but abc Post Offir.'a
and c"iiy Delivery carriers will tuko
next .Ttiursday off. It. K. I). Carriers
will work next Thursday.
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; In Shelby
] Shelby. Nov. is.?|)r. Prederlck IL
| Koch. head j)i tlic Carolina I'layma1
k?rs, will ho in Shelby on the avoir*
1 inn of I lee eiii her It, to Rive his eeio
. brutcd reading of . Dickens 'Christ*
i inns Carol. Dr. Koch is to lire son t
| 'he program. -which has been receiv I
eil with acclaim wherever anil when
| ever he has given it in the past, inthe
junior high sji'ool auditorium
here, beginning -.at 8 o'clock in t!\o,
| Members , of the Shelby branch of
I the A. A. I'. W. aiid if seven book
' anil literary clubs of Shi-lbv ?- tha .
Contemporary. Headers. Reviewers,
, Renaissance. lshpeniip:;. Chicora,
and Twentieth Century clubs ?h?vo
made arrangements to bring JLh'.
Koch to Shcltiy for this pre-Christ*
mas program. Mrs. Cecil Clilliutt,
president of tiie A. A. 11. \V. is in
| charge of .the advance sale of tick*
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' Kiwanis To Entertain
Tito Kings Mountain KiwuuU
Club will In host to the teachers of
Kings Mountain at their meetingthis
evening in the Woniints' Club
Huilding sit 15:110. Members will liuoi
an'' opportunity of see ing and meet
ltig the entire school faculty at tho
meeting which, i? scheduled to last
about i.in- lui!!'.' and a litilf.
Tho speaker for the evening will
he Mr. U. I., i'alton of Morguuton,
who is oon.-idered one of tie- out*
sluaumg spe.ii.era in tiiis section of
the State. .
..A fine turkey diniit>r with.all tkn
u huntings will be safrved.
FARM HORSE DIES
The frit nds of Uriplit Hntterreo
will regret to-learn that one o;' bis
fine fartn horses died Wednesday
morning. The six year old ntare appeared
to bo all right Tuesday niorn
tug but was taken sick late that afternoon
ajid died the next morning. ,
Mr. Ratterreo called a veterinarian.
who treated the animal, but
the fine farm horse who was our of
a pair died.
(Opinions Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
This Newspaper.! .? nhcoiMArc
tirss utntifloi'lncr nnur
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that the elections are over, what
will become of a quiet trend that
had been taking place among the
Washington planners for many moti
ths before the election. What waa
in progress looked to informed dope
sters like ?i flank attack on freedom
of speech and the press, and it rals
ed this question: What are we arming
to defend If certain men among
us should succeed in wiping out 01
seflously restricting the basic liberties
of which Americans are so
For example: The National Labor
Relations Act (Wagner Act) Is supposed
to control ftae labor policies
ot businesses engaged In interstate
commerce. So far. the Labor Board
has not gone after the smaller news
papers. But In a recent ruling, 11 ...
took a long step toward control nol
only of the suburband and rural
press, but also of thousands (A
The Board decided that it had
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