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State And N
?State News- i
Vhapel Hill. Juh. 21.?The 1400 ,
raised In tile recest Thoin,as \Yolf? |
Memorial Fund drive will be used
as it nucleus to provide a piize (or
Abe best writing, in the ('anilian Mag
azirie eaeli year, it has just been an*
outiced by the University Publications
The amount of the prizes lias not
been set. but the judges "will probably
include the editor and Prof.
Columbia, s. Jas." 21.- -Although
about 80'i army families have
been located litre, rents have not
been raised, and for that reason
Major Kills Moore, Fojrt Jackson j
billeting officer, says he Is thankful j
for Mouthers hospitullty.- '
Wilmington. Jan. L'1.? Captain Ito
get- Williams, vice-president of tHe
Tyi'wport News Shiplmildiug and Dry
dork Co., annouscod acquisition ' of
' the site for. a shipyard here which
a ill build 24 ships in 24 months.
The North Carolina Shipbuilding
Co.. a subsidiary O.JT tile Newport
News . concern, has been inc.orporat d
to develop the. new yards.
Chapel .Hill. Jan. 21. ?The North
Carolina. Association ol Afternoon
iDailles will function this your under
the same leadership as last. Officers
were re-elected ab the annual meeting
held in eonnctlon with the Nor
fh Carolina press'Institute las' week
end. They are: Osipus M. Wayuick.
the High Point .Enterprise, president:
John II. Barry, the Durham
Sun. vice president; and Talbot Pat
trick, the Goldboro News-Argus; sec
retary and treasurer.
Chapel Hill, Jan. 21.?A group of
70 South American educators and |
professional and business men and
women, here to attend a six-week
Winter scliool planned for the.m
by the recently organized InterAmerican
.Institute, began an orientation
program of studies today.
bia. Peru, Chile and Ecuador. arr!v~
?d yejBiefday. A second group of' 40
from South American rations on the
East Coast, will arrive tomorrow
morning. The group was ;formnlJy
welcomed by city officials at Durl(tiii),
and a welcoming ceremony
was held at the. Univcrsty of North
Carolina here. W
Winston-Salem, Jan. "I.?Homer
L. Chailanx, national Americanism
director of the American Legion,
will speak, today before the post
officers of the North Carolina Department
ol the Legion. Touiglitfs
speaker will be Milo J. Wainer national
, The department's executive committee
passed a resolution yesterday
asking for Slate advertising
funds with which to advertise North
Carolina at the national convention
In Milwaukee. Another resolution
asked that the home guard pro
gram be pushed in this state.
I5> IRVIN S
?"\UR COUNTRY v.r. en joying one o
I forget now, vV. .n?r it was the f
war-scare. Hut anyhow, it was the onlive
years ago. A con; , r os sin an repres
a crisis impended?in fact, that a
crisis was the immcnence, as he sn\
brown brother fromocross the Pacific
be might have strong opposition in h
However, upon his arrival home
voters seemed strangely apathetic a
vasion by the Mikado's armed force
, Representative undertook to arouse
- the situation.
The first prospective convert he e
who listened as the statesman expo
shook his head, in seeming dissent.
"But look here, John," protestei
comes it may be necessary to call e
to arms. You even may be called. W
set foot on the soil of this country ?*
* "I reckon I wouldn't do that," si
understand, most every Japanese is t
"What have their fatalistic incli
as a patriot?" asked the Congress mi
"Well," said the honest Kansan
cienve niuuii iivuiiouhktuv *im*iw
you're doing1 'em a personal favor ev
(American Newt 1
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i Brief Form!
San DIcko. Calif.. Jan. -I -Amid]
expiessoins of . optimism uii hoth
sides. fjo negotiators and the Hyatt
Aeronautical Co.. resume tin labill'
police lunftrt'iux' today, -.with
hi' union's si rikf deadline si ill set
Ottawa, Jan. 21.-?Canadians who
oppose the $500,(RIO.000 deep wai<*r
way and power plan for the St. I.aw
renee Hlver tire lioplnit the Cnito.l
States will kill the project or postIione
Thpt "?:l V f hut PpiibWIuiiI'u llnlian.
veil's aid to Hritain message vastly
heartened Canada In her war effort
dti.il that they have little chance of '
mllpiug Canadians against a project:
strongly advocated by the I'res
Ideal, things being as they are Just v
Washington. Jan. 21.-?I't esident I
ltoosevelt's third term begityt with |
.spores of men in top-ranking executive.
judicial and legislative positions
who were not on the Wash- .
melon scene or who .had other- fed ?
oral Jobs when the "s-cotnl New (
Deal'-' was born in Itt:i7. j
Since tliat cold and rainy second -v
inauguration there have been nine changes
in the Cabinet and five re- -
|HiUf IIU'IIIH 111 lilt* aU)JI fill*-' \ WU1 l?? I jj
and tlu> '"defense flriu" of Kuudsen j
imd Iiniinan has taken the day to |
<LdV news spotlight from the legal, |
firm of '(Corcoran and Cohen.
Pittsburgh, JJan. 21.?fchnphaidz- (
big the defease " emergencp CIO ^
President Philip Murray quickly
halted a strike that threatened to
stop production "at Carnegie - llli- I
nois Stall Corp. lrvin < works and ! '
told steel workers who were back on 1
their jobs today that "grievances 1
must he settled by orderly process- 1
"It would be disastrous to lend
comfort to- U situation that Vnight
create idleness ait this time.' he
Chicago. Jan. 21.?The coopers- j
tion of both labor and Industry is
essential for" (he "War Department to
achieve Pa two-folu mission ? to
prepare the nation lor all contingen
lies and see that the maximum help
reaches Knaland. ? says Assistant
Secretary of War Robert P. Patter- i
f.TADIUM PROJECT PASSES
STATE OFFICE .
The Kings Mountain School Sta- J*
dium WPA project which was recently
filed with the Charlotte office
has been passed by the State office
in Raleigh, and now the papers are
in Washington" for final approval, ac
cording to City Manager H. L. Burdette.
The ne.essary papers were , ^
signed and turned over to <WPA of- I
ficials this week. It is expected that
final approval will be securatd with
In two weeks. n
The School Stadium Is to be con- a
structed on the property already pur r
chased at the foot of Mountain r
Street. . v t
d the World J
s. COBB 1
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f its regular Japanese war-search,
iftcenth or the sixteenth Japa- .
e of the series we had here
onting a Kansas district, fell iii.it
couple cZ crises impended. One 0
v it, of hostilities with the little 1
:: the other was the prospect that e
is impending race for re-election.
, he was pained to note that the
s regards the prospect of an in- s
ss. By a personal campaign the s
his people to the seriousness of
ncountered was an elderly farmer,
unded his views and then slowly f
1 the Congressman, "if this war
very able-bodied man in America
Wouldn't you fight the Japs if they
lid the fanner. "From what I kin t
what they call a fatalist." I
nations got to do with your duty
i, "it looks to me like I couldn't ?
n' with a lot of fellows that think c
ery time you kill one cf 'em." t
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KINGS MOUNTAIN. N. C.
ROBERT LEE HUMBER
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kuthor of Declaration of World Fedration,
who will address an interlub
Kiwanis meeting at the Hotel
Charles in Shelby this evening. The j
ocal Kiwanians are to attend along '
vith other groups including also 1
he Shelby Lions and Rota(ians.
[.ocal Bov Honored
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jam< s <i. uai'i tree. sou or Mr.
nnl Mrs. ii. i) Uatroi'i'w, who is a
iicuilier of the Junior Class of the
'hitcrsity of Norlli Carolina at
'Impel Hill," has born rlt-rtwl treastrer
of Ilu? Young Democrat Club,
dr. Hatipvrt'o previouslp served as
1'Ciniioi'ary Chairman of the club j
uul assisted in its organization. I
I'll" Herald congratulate Young
Itattcrreo on the honor (hat has
>ten bestowed uitoti liitn
County Young People's
Young people "of Central Metho-'
list Church will attend the meeting
if the Cleveland County Young Pen
lie's Union at Palm Tree Church to
light at 7:150 P. M. Cars will leave
he church, at 0:45 P. M.
On The W
Schools Open Today
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The tlu epidemic:, which lie hi
<ings Mountain in its clutches last
vrt-K, appear-. o be on tilt* way out,
is very few ,iu cases have been ro '
lorted. in the last two days. The
aak of tlui epidemic. which.. bus
wept tlte country, from west to 1
ast. was reached It ore last week. 1
'.'hieh necessitated me closing of j
he schools, it is thought thai the <
vorst has been passed although j
here probably will continue to be
nfluenza tor several weeks. Cases
ire expected to grow fewer and few
r for 'he next several daps, espec
ally if; the weather continues favorhie.
iDoctods are still treating a large
lumber of cases, but most of them
ire only slightly ill. It was pointed
>ut. however, that caution is still
lecessary to prevent the epidemic
torn flaring up again.
The Kings Mountain Schools
rhleh were closed as a preventive
neasure last Thursday, will resume
duties todfty, according to / Supt*r
1. N.' Barnes. Several of the Countp
chools which were closed last" week
iml' reopened Monday report good
iluth Entertains Lions
Mr, \V. M. Ruth,"" ot S'llNbury,.
ather of Hilton b. Ruth. Manager
if Belk's, entertained menihe's of
lie Kings Mountain l.ions Cluti at
heir meeting Tuesday evening in
lie Woman's Club building, with iris
vitty remarks, Jokes, songs, and
loenis. Hr. Ituth has quite a reputa
ion as an after-dinner speaker and
mtertainer. His program was tliormghly
enjoyed as he kept the mem
icn: laughing from beginning to
ind. ^ .
Vice-President. Mpron Rhyne. pre
ided during the meeting in the aiv
lence of President Tom Fulton.
J. 1). Moss of the Cherryvllle Road
mrchased some Irish potatoes from
he Margrace Store, and when he
legan to peel them he found they
on talned four "grass-nuts" which
ire good to eat. Mr. Moss brought
>ne of the nuts to the HeraM office,
laying that he had eaten the other
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THURSDAY. JANUARY 23. 1941
W. A. Ridenhc
Miss (lassie Li'Utn. up'od 7t?. pus*
vd away at her home on Piedmont
Avenue last, Thursday even.ng at i
u'eloeU. .Her death tame al't-i a iotiK
pilled of ill health ami siiffonht!
eaus'ed hy injuries sustained ill a
L'lt'tip. Tlio circulation of the llbrar)
i- very good. and Mi as. (Slori i Corn
well.' Librarian, extends a ' cordia
ill vit it ion to everyone to come in
and fleet a book.
Over :1.000 volumes are now in tin
Library available <o citizens ol
King* Mountain and community.
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By WILL ROGERS
' | 'HERE was a big lawsuit over
a Scotchman's estate not very
long ago, and they had a terrible
time finding something for the lawyers
to disagree about, so that the
lawyers could fight in court and
make their clients think they were
earning their fees. Both sines admitted
that the man was dead and
that his will said so and so about
who was to get the dough. So they
found out they could get up a fight
pvor whether this Scotchman died
suddenly or not. One side claimed
that the poor fellow died right su iden,
so that ho didn't have time to
make a change in his will that he
intended to make. They were trying
to prove it.
They put a fellow on the witness
stand that had been the Scotchman's
"You say he died sudden?"
"What makes you think so?"
"Well, I know it Nobody saw
him die, and it was a week before
the body was found, but there was
evidence that Sandy went out
"Well, for one thing, there was a
Utter he had got that day that he's
supposed to have died, and the
stamp on it happened to be uncancelled.
The uncancelled stamp was
still on the envelope,'on Sandy's
desk. We all know that if Sandy
had had even ten minutes of warning
he would of wrote a letter to
somebody to make use of that
Ajasrtcsa N#w? VtehtrM, In*
fall, months ago.
Miss B<att>. a native ol" tie .Belli
any section of York .County, S. C..
came to Kings Mountain with her
mother a Ml sister about fitly, years
ago and for inany- years waft proin....
.illy identified with the business
lite of tile town. She was for many
years associate',1- hi business witr
ijc- firiij NY. I'. l-'ulton and Co.
Mi s Bcatty was :i faithful member
ol I'.oyce Memorial A. It. I'.
hut, h. ti loyal supporter and regular
attendant at all services as
long as her health permitted. Her
! ssliig lake* t way one of Kings
Moumayt's nui-t . highly respected
and best known citizens.
Funeral services were held pt flic
residence Saturday morning wi,tn
Hev.. it. N.. Ha i I'd. I'.astor of .Hover
Memorial A it. l\ t'hurcli. in churgi
Interment was made in -Mountain
Fall iuarers wete William Meel
'Faulkner Marshall Davis and Hob
ert N' wton. Davis, nephews of ttlic
ii ceased of Bethany. S ('., B. W
Nral. Wendell Fhifer- arid .7ame<
BdWiird A'ttlioiiy. Jr., Of Kings Mont:
tain. N. C.
Miss T"atty is survived by liet
sister. Mrs. NY. F. Fulton with whom
she lias made rev home tor many
New Hooks At Library
i Approximately i><?0 'now hook'
have-boon added to the shelves o',
he Kinits Mountain Public Library
\i..si df tile books are fiction wilt
a iYw non-fiction included in tin
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fc'tiiu i;il seivlcon iur" \\ ,\ HicViil
| hour. :iki 71, prominent ii Hi>il nii't
chant ul Kill In- Mountain ami Ch.ili
; mail of tin I o.inl of Ktiication ol
t'h vohi'nl County. iv' n licit! at Si
I Mat;In v\ 4 l.u'fii lair ( lun c h W' (life*
(lay afternoon, at 4 on o'clock ami in
u-mii-iii ma do in Muiiujatu Item
ocinolery. K( v. Herman ti. Kistliw
tiaslor III t lll'CulKI"! (V:i . ill
j charge of the last rites. and wai
i assisted by L)r. J. presi
dent of the Lutheran Synod ?l Nuiil,
Carolina and Ue.v.'C. K. I terrific
pastor of St. Andrews Lutheran
Church. Charleston." S. l\. toi'incr pat
] .or at St. Matthews Lutheran Cltur
el). Kings Mountain.
Active i all-b?-ar< rs were rb<>- Vol
lowing: nephews: U. K Uidenhour
Jr.. and Clarence. Uidenhour. of Con
cord. I). 11. Mauney. Jr.. of Lincoln
ton: l'aul N< isler. Hunter S'cislei
j and Joe Neirfler. of Kiiigs Mountain
, Mi" KideiiiiOU! V death tieeurret
(at the Sholhy Hospital Tuesday aft
| term>011 about five o'clock and wa.
! the result of injuries n-yi ived in ar
j.! automobile accident between (w<
and throw o'clock, lie \virs on hi:
way to Shelby, on business eottnec
1 ed with tile county schools. whet
1 j bis car ran into the abutment of ti
' j 1 tidge ovtn ilulYulo Creek. He wa'
: 1 ctirrit d. to the hospital by passim
1 : motorists anc.l it was reported tha
lit- was conscious for sometime aft
I w' the accident. . "His tragic doatl
J was a shock to liis relatives am
I iilany friends.
A native of t'oncot'd. X. 0.. Mr
| Itldenliour came to Kings Mountati
.'in young manhood and later engag
<d in mercantile business here, re
tiring a few years ago. He was pron
inetttly identified with the civic, ed
i ucational and religious interest o
his town and community. He lias it
years past, been a member of tin
oral hoard of education- and at tIt'
time of his death was Chairman o
tithe County loard, giving htxlshl;
of his time to these interests. Hi
was of a friendlv. jovial di-<posiiioi
and unusually tliougiiti'ul' and kint
is u, neighbor.
Mr Rldenhour was. a faithful men
her of }?t. Matthews l.utlierau t'ltu
oh. ami untiring in bis efforts to
ward the promotion (if liny iitigl
o'us movements in the community
j , He wa's a delegate to Synod-. t leael
' or of thi NVo-nteii's Kiltl'- -Class am
7" a member of the church chair.
^ Surviving arc his widow, the fov
s titer Mi.-'s l.uura MAun.ey, of King!
.Mountain, a daughter. Mrs. .lame!
K. McGill. a mi'iliher of the l'nrk
1 (Jrace s? boo! taeuity; two brothers
i Rev. V. c. Uiih'Phour of Hickory, it
K. Ritlenhotfr of Concord; a sister
, Mrs. Irene Hlume of Coneord.
Native of Kings Mountain
Passes In Gastonia
Fred M.' N'oleii. .">o, native n
Kings* Mountain, died at liis honu
in Gaston ia Friday afternoon aftei
suffering a heart attack. Fun era
tiles were lield Saturday aftertioot
at 3 o'clock at Carothers funera
chapel, with the Key. C. K. Itozzell
pastor of Main Street Methodls
Church. Gastouia. in charge. Mr
Nolen prior 'o his death had opera
ted Gastonia's principal news statu
for ntany years. Mr. Soldi was ;
son of the late ("apt. C. M Soiei
and Mary Jenkins Nolen.
Captain Nolen was for, ntany peart
depot agent in Kings Mountain am
his family have ntany friend* anion:
the older residents.
ile is survived bv his widow, Ju
die Stokes Nolen. it daughter. M"!*-<
Mabel Nolen .of Gayipnin: and tin
following lirotIters,anil sister.-: C. \i
and .( It. Nolrn of Kinston.. \V. II
Nolen of Greensboro. 1, J. Nolet
of Charlotte, Mrs .1 II. Williams o
Plrintnghanu .Ma.. Mrs N \V. I,tint'
kin and Mrs W. M Grier of Char
lotte. and Mrs Myrtle Glass of Gas
Kiwanis Club To Meet
In Shelby This Evening
Members of tile Kiwanis Cltth ar.
asked to congregate at the Post Of
flee Comer litis evening at 6:30 t<
go to Shelby to attend an inter-clul
meeting with the Shetby Club In iht
Hotel Charles at 7:00 o'clock. Thi
Kiwanis Clubs of Forest City ant
Rutliorfordton and the Rhelb!
Lions Clubs will Join In the meeting
hi. Gov. Horace F.asorh, of Snei
by. will be in charge of the pre
gram. The speaker of the evenlni
will he Robert JiOO. Humber. ant hoi
' who has lived Jn Europe for th'
past 20 years.
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Watch Libel On Your Paper An#
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FIVE CENTS PER COPY
'Killed With Gun
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j Mclviii Carl .Thuiiiimuii. agc<l 11
. ; V. nr. .lit I ,"5a:niday ai'l?*ra *uU at 1 '
' .. i7> Hit ril'y Hosptialv (i-isumi.i.
alter iwiim !H'.t iiU'iilaU> shot about
I ..o u i lin k white out limit h a witli
ome youth'tnl ri>Ui|iatriohs ni'Ai the
'home i?( his ii.nouts in tin* northern
[j.stT'ioii of Kinifs Mountain.
| 'liu lad was liailli.UK with u piny',1111111
mat- tin- Inline when In- HOiij'i
, manner tile U-tauee sholmm in
"i the hands. of tin.- entn linn ion. c\|>lodj
? it hi-1 llti; Un ho> nil) |o-ef- at
i lose inline The disehikrite ill' til':
,11.1.11 s1ruek tile youth iii the right
, hill. Tin wound hied inofiiHeiy.
A iloetor was called anil the lad
was rushed o the t'ily Hiisuilul t>;>
.' .< inhulanee. A hlood transfusion was
>;v ii iii a vain aUeinJii , to save ill j
lif-i-V tifn I!!.Kill In tl??? i ehiiefniiiii'i
. >v;ia iitriiished hy tin' hoy's father
pj 'The dm* eased I.kI was a member
of Mi -. 'I A Pollock's sixth grudo
( ' a" Ci u rai School. Hi \vl(?' ii likeable
.; little. fellow ami liuil uvaits yntni
, I ti ii iid.- anil playmates.
, Funeral services wore In-Ill Mini,
i. -lay al tiniijoti at Oak View Baptist
s-, f'hnrrh. Willi till; |KiVlur< Uvv. K. O.
i ....v. in charge 1 Ini-ia 1 took place iti ' /*
ijlih* chinch ci-nii'lt'iy.
, ! Voting Thotiti (tin is survived hy
4 j his parents i ,Mr. and Mrs. John
Thompson, three" brothers., Veriiuj:
1 I I.illv and. Kcid. thvoe t-isier.i,. lie,|\olinc.
Joyce titnl Orgle.'
t The family were inn lined liy tho
1 S'.lei rihle paged p and have the deeps
j o'si sympathy of their lrleiwls.
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! Bible Movies To Be
Shown At Lutheran And
, Presbyterian Churches .
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, J The cdtieluding film ?l the' son id
. j itiiivie "The Holv Land from A lira ?
j ham to Allenby' Will he shown Funf;
da> evening tit-the l.iitheran Clntry ,
ch Parish Building -v.at ti.Sn and ;tt '
c, the Fellowship liall of the I'lvslip
ii . H rian church at "tllo.
1 The people of the community art?
I invi.'.d tiy theiie c'roups to she this
d , jil.etitic. The Iiist two re.i.li *. w'cra
r pii .-etiti ,! dttttpg November , Mini
' j .nose w.lto saw the plenties at thai
i lime have in o looking' Tin ward ."to
. the series now scheduled
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I If |I1CI11)CS SIMMV llie. I l
| tii . ii.- a.ill .if l. ru.-.ill.'lll l)\ .Vi lli
!. I ihiil- . Oli-jilt ill l In - S.i 111.il Italls. III.)
n 1 I -Sj.l.V I f Si I . |. ' j hi I ill > ill.I" fill!.-')
; ill till- lilt- III' JfMIii III .-I il.il>: and III
.! Willi; III. In. I'... |i'-i.i I I i-nO|> I Ii s i' I t
I lntu V. l.iclC .H hili- v.i'lil, MllllIII ul
. ! Ti-iu)>:;i'inn. s>?-.? ul' ilulih--. Fishing.
iierou s cast ft '. li'-iii ami th?i
Ccii.-. oi Calvary.
Following thisc Hi on'i'S' surround
iitg lliu lite of Christ follow scenes .
Of til. dcsl Filet ion of Jim usaleiit^
. Christians ninny rod, I'aul's Journeys,.
- ruins of- am-ii-til churches. Kits_
tor services -in tnc- Mast, tin; Moliatn
f ? ;
-dans, mills of lite Crusaders. I'tes
eat Jerusalem and the present ;
t It is said that of Christianity haV
I a message for the modern world
thai it is surely in these -pictures
' where such an impelling forte in
found such as in-the pictures shown
of tro (linden of Octhsainene.
Is addition to these .pictures at
tin- Lutheran Church shewing- wi.il
be presented technicolor pictures of
ire Summer School at the Bind
< Uitlgv Assemlily near Black MounI
)| James PreStom
' (Opinions Fxpress>'d in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
Now iliut the President has called
upon the nation and Congress to go
all-out for defense, the status of tho
program and things which slow it
draw special Washington attention.
The new C)F'M (Office of Prcluc,
tion Management) whose creation
was' delayed for months after it*
need became appnrents. may solve
( some of the problems. Time will tell
Put many signs. Including the latest
Gallup poll, showing a growing
j public belief that government is prl
marlly responsible for delay with
, labor and labor unions running second,
I The job of " producing defense
i- goods falls upon manufacturers,
g Thoy have been coming to Washing
, ton in droves since Defense Commis
9 Blotter Knudsen in a December IS
(Cont'd on back race)