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<r to The.Kings Mountain Herald to'
participate. But you must come to
the newspaper office between now
and 9 o'clock Saturday night to have
the. coupons validated. You pay only
50 cents to, get all of the coupons'
stamped, then you may use the coupons
any time within the next 30
days at the business establishments i
whose ads appear on the special
And here's what you can get
With your stamped coupons:
Your automobile washed or' litbricUted
Suit or dress cleaned and pressed
One quart Sunrise milk front your '
Admission to Dixie Theatre FREE j
Negro Flimflammed Out
Will Gordon is short *21 but fs
the wiser after his experience here
Tuesday morning according to Chief
of Police Jimmy Burns. The way it
happened ts this, says Chief Bunts:
Gordon met up with two uegroes
just as they found a pocketbook
nupposedly containing $1300. They
agreed to let Gordon in on the find,
but they needed some small bills
to make the change, and divide the
money. When the whole thing was
over Gordon was minus his $21.00.
Gordon reported his loss to the
police department claiming that he i
had been robbed of $140, Gdrdon
claimed that the two negroes met
him near the old overhead bridge,
and Jumped on him robbing him of
his money, but later he changed his
story and admitted that he had been
a Victim of the "Old pocketbook
Two Fires Within
Firemen "were called out two times
within thirty minutes last Thursday
afternoon between 4:30 and 5: On
P. M. The first call came from tho
I,ee Rantseur residence on North
Piedmont Avenue, when an oil stove
became ignited. Only slight damoge
Shortly after tho fli-emen returned
from the Ramseur fire they wero
called to the Paulino .Mill to extinguish
;a small blaze in the picker
room of the mill.
Police Have Busy
Ktngs Mountain Policemen were
kept on the Jump during the past
week-end arresting drunks. A total
of 19 arrests were made, 18 being
> drunk and one driving under the influence
of liquor. Out of this number
17 were white and only two
were negroes, according to Chief of
Police Jimmy Burns.
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Itemember. the deadline for stomp
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for all advertised free offers will boat
it o'clock. Saturday night. Positively
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that time. If you do not take advantage
of tile coupons on the back
page you will bo the loser. Do not
miss this;- unique opporkti>*f?> to
-turn 50 cents into more than $6 00.
Funeral Services Today
For Mrs. Mollie Dilling
Falls At Bowling Green
Funeral services for Mrs. Mollie]
Hilling Fulls, age 7-i. wilj be lie d at I
the late residence at Uowling Green
this (Thursday) afternoon at three
o'clock and interment will be made
in the cenietry at Crowders Creek
Mrs. Falls' death occurred at 3:00
o'clock Wednesday afternoon at City
Hospital, Gastonia. where she underwent
an operation for appendicitis
last Friday night.
News of her death came as u great
shock to her friends aud relatives.
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late Qaptain Kreno Dllliing, one ot;
Kings Mountain's pioneer citizeus
and a sister of the late Charles Pilling.
former mayor. She was a halt'
sister of the laie Walter S. Pilling
and also of Mrs. Cora D. Hunter.
Surviving are her daughter, Airs
Robert Jackson of Bowling Green,
a step son. pr. Ralph Kails of Gastoniu.
and her half sister, Mrs. Cora
I). Hunter of Tampa Fla.
Lions Club Meets
The regular semi-monthly meeting
of the. Kings Mountain Lions Club
will be held n-sxt Tuesday evening
at 7:0.0 o'clock in the Woman's Club
building. Mest-.s Frank Stroupe, Jacob
Cooper and \y'lROn Crawford
will be in charge of the program and
all members are urged to be present
Revival Af Wesley an
Rev. and Mrs. H. Baker of Marlon,
Ind? will conduct a revival at
Wesleyan Methodist Church oegtnuing
next Tuesday and continuing
through March 30th. The service*
will begin each night at 7:15. Special
Music will be rendered each evening.
and the public Is cordially in
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d the World
one day n rather powerful colored
mpres* toe local braves with his
a' I comas from a tough town."
f his listeners.
canary bird all sine deep bass."
ay I ast?" was the rejoinder from
in his poekst for Us faithful brass
me ?Wfld Biir."
i, after I yets tru wid yuh, you all!
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KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. C. THURS
Dr. E. C. Rozzelle
Speaks To Kiwanians
,I)r. K. C, Rottelter Paetor of Cen(ml
.Methodist Church. of Uastoiila,
ku< st ?|K>uker at Kiwanis nice ting
Ihnrvday night spoke on tin- subject
"Why wc Art- and Where arr \\V [ ,
Tlii> s|K'ukfi- tlelved Into Hie pant
In- ifiiraMed a ealvacetle of aiudeut
lu roos before hlK* listener*' imaglna I i
j ** hoi wvdei'u. "Tht gift* of life
[ tint \i<* enjoy today which are great 1
r Vh>v' unjr ever kr-owu by man,
vci c ?oiitributL'd by a large degit'o
li> iiuullier igv." .
Ih. Ituttelle said, that wo were
standing on stones. -The first lio
calh d Hebrew ' Christian tradition.
' I' began with Abraham, who built
i he first church when he made the 1
ftrst aliar'for sacrifice to Uoi. The
I'lOlilii'ls. John th.? li'infivl rTh#?
l.'tofcn and Calvary, and the Disciples
art1 all included in this era.
The second. is the arts. This inl.ili'drs
the sculpture, tjie paintings. .
| and the philosophy which date back
j to tlrecce. The Lincoln Memorial,
i tile, most beautiful inemortal in amerlca
today. Is of Greek architecture.
The philosophy of Greece produced
such meu as Aristotle. Pluto
The third is the . ltenalssance,
known in history as an age 01 great i
happenings and of great men. Genu.o's
give the age a brilliance that
has lu-vt.T burpas^i'il or c\tr i
equalled. For 'VOOO years the world
had been dead but during this perl- <
oil, metr began doing things, it pro- '
ductal such ineu as Martiil Luther, >
Calvin, and John Knox. The speaker 1
said the gospel Is preached today |
because these men lived at this i
The fourth great gift tltat we enJiy
comes from Science. Kverythitm '
we use, even what .we eat. is a ' re- ?
suit of science. Dr. Kozz?)le stated, <
that true religion and true science j
had never clashed but had always j
The tilth stone is " Democracy.
This is the contribution that Auier
leu lias made. The speaker contrastid
the contemporaries. Louis Xl\
the most absolute and self-willed of j j
p.ll French Kings, and Thomas Jett'ersin
the tat'her of .Democracy.
Louis XIV said: "I am the power ,
and the law." at same time Jetter- <
son was writing iuto the Constitu- |
tion of United States his belief it)
providing an equal chance tor every
As long as we stand on the i?t in-!
ciples of Democracy, we. need not I 1
fear the dictators of Euripe.
The speaker became prophetic '
when lie sail, the next contribution
would come i: in the future. Tinfirst
would come from slciologN
when men learned to live better ds
man to man. The second, would be
world peace. Woodrow Wilson's
I dream of when nations will live together
in unity will surely come.
Let us pray and live that this prophecy
will be fulfilled, he said.
District Event In Oratory
To Be In County
The district. American Legion oratorical
contest will be held March
17th, 8 p. m? in the City Hall, ac- ,
cording W. W. Souther, Commander ,
of the 16th District N C. American ,
The district event will bring to- |
gether the contestants from five
counties ? Cleveland. Lincoln. Gas j
ton, Mecklenburg and Catawba ?
with the winner earning the right
to enter the state contest.
The local contests are a part of
the annual nation wide oratorical
event sponsored bv the American I
Legion. Th<- national winner is to
receive a scolarshlp award worth
Commander Souther will be in
charge of the program and he extends
a cordial invitation to the
public to this event. Mr. Souther is
especially anxious to have a large
representation of Legionnaires present.
Central P. T. A. JVfcets
The boys and girls Glee Clubs of
Park Grace School under the direction
of Mrs. Earle McGlll entertained
members of the Central School
Parent Teacher Association at
thefr regular meeting held Tuesday
evening in Ceneral School auditorium.
Mrs. Aubrey Clay accompanied
the singera on the piano. Mrs. J. C
Nlckols, Principal, made arrangement
tor the program which was
Mrs. K. W. Griffin, Chairman of
the Safety Committee, f|ecommended
to the association that a policeman
he stationed at the Nprth Piedmont
Avenue railroad crossing during
noon hour and at the close of
school for the protection of the children.
This recommendation was a'opted.
Miss Markhom's and Miss Pope's
rooms tied for the cash prize for
the most parents present. \
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DAY, MAR. IS, 1941
Vutiy's Newest Picture
Here Pri. arid Saiuruav
mf.m. li i t
TlM I'rfflil'r "bowing of limn Ao
O s uli'Vt i.li t uu\ "llai'k In The
.saddle.? will be at the Uixie Thoulit
Kliilav ami Sutuiday of this
vvi t-k. accord in# to David Cash.
Manager. Mr. Cash said. "We aro
very lortuuate ju bi ing the first
Ilea:re in Nurth or South Carolina
lo show this picture, featuring Arnericu's
number one cowboy, in his
last action, musical movie."'
On the same' program with the
premier shoving will be another
Michael .Shane detective story,
"S'ieepi rr. West" with L.oyd Nolan
?uiil Uynn- Uari. To complete the pro
-uuiii will be the. third chapter ol
t a plain Marvel."
.Mr. Cash invites theatre goers to
a.lend the Friday utatiness show
inns lo avoid the rush of the night
,iv> 10.munoes, and to "jo able to seliut.ifr
Library hours Changed
U? ginning Saturday March loth,
the Kings Mountain' Public Library
Aiii be open.until G:uo p. :n. each
evening ) accommodate persons
tvorfiiug iii the stores. Heretofore
lie Library has closed lit S : :??> which
made it impossible lor e?ore employees
to secure books. The new
tours will be each day irom 2: bo
u 0:Ob i'. M.
The.Library is still very popular
,vi(b approximately 5u books going
>ut outing the tour hour period each
lay, accotiling to Miss Utoria Colli..
Chitons of Kings-Mountain arol
:ni.e.t to nr..11 .hettiselvcs of the
i rvics of the Library.
Received iiy Red Cross
Mr. Ludd iiamrick, past cliairman
af the local chapter of the Hed
L'ioss litis been notified by hatiouui
l?iud<|uariers that an Honor Certifiatc
has hot u awarded the Kings
Mountain chapter tor distinguished
tchievement in the 24th Roll Call.
Messrs L. St. Peeler and P. D. Patirk
\Vcre eorchairineii of the annual
I rive which went over the top in
.it It a w.tv '.hat national ri inniiltliin.
Attend Kiwanis Meeting
Tin;* following Kiuuniuns went to
Hock-Hill Monday to hear Dr.-Mark
\. Smith. President of Kiwanis International:
Win. JO. Blakoly. I-odd
\V. Hamrick, John Mctjlll, Plato D.
Herndon. Herman O Fisher, Harold
U. Hunnicutt, L. Arnold Kiser, Babn
son N. Unrnes. Jantes E. Herndon
and Joe A Noisier.
Jr. Little Theatre To Meet
The Junior Little Theatre, under
the direction of Mr. J. L. Settlemyre.
Jr.. will meet next Wednesday
tight at 7 o'clock in the City Hall.
It is imperative that all . members be
present, as parts in the play, "The
\ntiC8 of Andrew", are to be given
By WILL ROGERS
THE Worst Joke I heard today
told me in London by a man.
1 dont' k nr?\MT V*lo v..4. *
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should Jud ;e by his bad English
that he v ..s an Englishman. It
rambled <1.ng as follows:
A cert, li gentleman, in the
reign of J n# Edward, celebrated
fo- entering the houses of unsuspecting
citizens and departing with
anything of a portable nature, was
caught. He was retired for a term
of years to meditate on what constitutes
private property. Of
course, while in Jail, which terra
lasted through the war, he learned,
second-handed, much of the prominence
of Lloyd George. When
time come to release nim, there
was on that day a big function
given for the King, he was asked
if V i going to see the King?
. K'ng i"
" V. Kin g George I Our King,
King < orge."
"Lord love a duck, you don't * :H
me the little WeMimn hns done
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I Itwor 1'aul K llondileks. ?r.: prem**n<
e'vtiv.rf at ?: 4!> I.' Sl.~in- the Central
Scii .il Auditorium S . |
i his announcement promisor a
rats trout for the many music to\-|
era. tn'buol patrons. and friends of I
Kings Mountain. Although the band
lias been a popular addition to all
civic program" and public entertainitu
uts. throughout tin year, only
once a year does it offer tie- privilege
of a formal concert of its own
at home. For the past several years
tilts hus come to bo an annual uveut.
anxiously awaited and looked
forward to by all "itifcens. ' This
ear is no Exception
With no admission charge, tlie,an
nun I conceit is- free to all The gv?eral
public is cordially" iuviitd to at.end
In addition to the people <4
Kings Mountain, several vspoi-hilly
In V'Sfattl irimet.. - ? ?
it t iivyi rxirmn ui i* ''AjHTiru i} lli'Iir
.he , program. Invitations have been
exit tided 10 tin- leading musUian-s.
and band masters throughout ' this
-cetion of the State.
The program for the evening offers
.balance and variety, a cultni
nation of th<v; band's progress for
the year. One out landing feature
will be the presentatibn of two of
the numbers to be played in the Nas
'iona! Contest 'in Richmond later in
This is an nccasioii the people of
Kings Mountain cannot well afford
to miss. A large and on/husia.ilIf* au
dionce is assured.
Thomas Edward Hartsoe
Aged 61 Years, Dies
Thomas Edward Hartsoe. need tii
years, died Thursday, March tl. following
a long illness with death
coming after a stroke of paralysis.
Funeral services for the deceased j
were held at St. Matthews .Lutheran
Church of wjiich he was a member
with the pastor. Rev. H. (!. Fisher.
in charge, assisted by Rev. I*. D
Patrick, pastor of the First Presbyterian
Church, and Rev. It. *\V. Phillips.
pastor of .the Wesleyati Methodist
Church interment was in Moun !
tain Rest cemetery.*
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Mr. Hartsoe is survived by ltis ;
widow. Mrs. Lillie Cashion ll'art
soe. and the following .children: Mrs
Pink Mayhue of Cherryvitle, Mrs,.
Wesley Mauney of Gastonia. Mr.
Qus Hartsoe of Lawndale. and Mrs.
voru . riyicr, .miss Grace Hartsoe. j
Thomas and Willford Hartsoe. of ;
Kings Mountain. Ho is also surviv- f
oil by throe sisters and one brother, |
Mrs. S. H. Walker of Bessemer City |
Miff. J. A Walker, Miss Myra Hart* [
soe and John Hartsoe, all of Kings
Mr. Hartsoe w as n life long rest-1
dent of King6 Mountain. He was a
devout Christian, loved and held in |
high esteem by all who knew hint.
Veterans To Be
The Otis D. Green Post No. 156,
of The American Legion In this city
will undertake Co register all Legion
tiaies and unaffiliated World War
veterans in this community and stir
rounding area. Members of the Legion
Auxiliary will assist in the registration
at the City Hall next Tuesday,
March 18, according to Laney
Dettntar. Post Commander,
''This is a summons for possible
important service to God and Country
whom we served as young men
in 1617-18." Commander De'ttmar
said, "i fecL certain that every Legionnaire,
and World War veterans j
generally will welcome this oppor- |
tunity of perhaps doing another bit
for their eountry. We do not expect
to be called for active military service.
Most of us are beyond that
age. But there are many homo defense
duties to be performed.."
Spiritual Mobilization Day
At Central Methodist
Spiritual Mobilization Day will be
observed at Central Methodist Church
next Sunday with a roll call of
the membership and special services
morning and evening. Local leaders
attending today's Spiritual Mobtlica
tion Weow meetings in Charlotte
will give echoes of the messages of
Bishop Edwin <HoU Hughes and Dr.
John R. Mott at the morning service,
which is to be the antiual rolt
call service. At the evening service
.lie Rev. E. M. Jones. Gaetonia D,is'-Jet
SuT"-rintendent. will prchch,
p.l tt u'.sarlerli* conference will folow
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Lowell Thorns Pictures To
lie Shown At' Kiwanis
"Hidden Kliemies", a sound pio
turn pioduced |;y Howell Thomas, fa
inous radio eommon'mor. world
traveler and-author. will in shown
at tin- meeting ot the Kiwanis. Club
ibis ? veiling at t>::!U in the Woinaux
Cluli Building. Tills' production is
otisiderod .one of tln? most unusual
sound pieturos ever filmed and alt
members are awaiting; the showing
wltli lots of interest.
Members of the Kiwanis flub al a
recent meeting approved llie construction',
of bicycle racks at Easl.
West, and Central Schools, at cost
am to exceed (,ii).i|0. Trection to bo
in charge of the Public Affairs, ami
Public ii\ Committees.
The Cluti members wcut oil record
iis favoring a revaluation of real
propet t> this year.
Tlte Club also recommended to thi>
City Council tiiat adequate steps bo
iiken for iiios'i|tiito control this sunt
liter, and pledged their support in
The Public Affairs Committee was
litstriietetl to contact the City Council
in reminds to a plan to have moat
inspected that is offered for sain
in Kings Mountain.
Annual Uidies Night or Anniversary
ight was set for April 17th and
he 'following were appointed to b?i
in charge of arrangements: C. G.
White. Paul Noisier. R N Barnes*
Fred J'lonk and .1 R. Keeter.
TRAVELOGS TO BE SHOWN
Illustrated travelogs of foreign
lands featuring, the Near Fast wilL
be shown next Monday through Sun
day at the Second Raptist Church.
Robert W. Faulk, will lecture on th?
different subjects each night, and
the public is cordially invited to attend
the lectures and showings
which will be both interesting and
by JamcS PreStoh
(Opinions t Aprcin This Culumn
Are Not Neces .ar ly the Views of
This Newspaoer i
Strange times make strange bedfellows
in Washington ? and all
because the new getlers-in-bed dont
understand whpt their new bedmates
are up to.
The story is that some of the Cap
Itol's theoretic planners were verV
disturbed whdn practical. experienced
businessmen weip allowed po
sittons of some influent; In the near
defense setup. The planners want
to run the show themselves, so they
are anxtoua to discredit the businessmen
in the hope that the latter
will be eased out of the program.
An original polot of attack waa
based on the charge tHgt defense
contracts haven't Geen spread around
the country, but have been
concentrated instead in present Industrial
areas. Critics making this
claim conveniently ignore the War
Department's own explanation that
tho . reason is the necessity for
speed ? that if you aro anxious to
get machine rims rapidly. It is usu(Cont'd
os i age two)