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r More Selectees
For April Call
The Kings Mountain Draft Board | ^
i* has received a call for three negro ! t
J selectees to be sent to Port. Bragg i.
on April 2nd and another call for (
10 white selectees to be sent direct
to Port Jackson on April 6th. The |
two groups will leave Here at 7:21) ,
A. M for their respective camps for |
a year's training.
Other registrants have already i .
lieon classified and will be ready for i
the second call for. April, which In- ^
eludes seven white and four . negro | .
The colored quota In leave Aprlt; j
2nd. are alt volunteers, follow:
156--V: Wesley Ross
402 rrV: IN) Iks Rush. '
631?V:'Hugh N. OamOle.
JThe while quota for the April Sth
64?John P. Gold.
2W?A. V. Stewart.
255 Junius Hartsoe.
263?Boyce E. Dixon.
271?David J. Delevle. "
286?iHorace E. Bowera.
283?Ben E. Anthony.
^ 302?Fred Lowrance.
309.?Samuel C. Moore.
311?Floyd Lee Turner. I
Post Office Grounds <
To Be Beautified
, Postmaster \V. E. BlaUcly has rec '
V ommended to Postal Officials In
Washington thr*. the low bid of 8319 1
be accepted for the beautlfication ot
the ground* of the local Post Office? ,
The bid Included the planting <ST '
shrubbery and trees and landscaping
the grounds around the Post Office '
Building. The project is to be completed
by April 16th and the firm ,
awarded the contract will tend to ,
\ the newly planted shrubs nna trees <
. for one year. , ;
The Mecklenburg Nurseries ot '
Charlotte was the low bidder of four
The large trees on the Post Office '
property will not be removed but the
smaller, scrubby ones are to be j
* , Postmaster Blukely. ens also been 1
authorized to have the grass reseed- p
ed, which will greatly add to the 1
appearance of the Post Office prop- 1
erty in Kings Mountain.
Legion District Meeting I
A meetipg of the 16th District of 1
the American Legion will be held t
next Wednesday, April 2nd, in 8hol- <
.by, according to an announcement *
from W. W. Souther, Diet. Com- 1
mander. The meeting wll begin at 4 1
P. M. In the Legion Hut in Shelby. 1
State Commander Dave Hall of Bel a
mont will be the speaker ror the at- 1
The same night at 7 p. m. a ban- r
quet with members of the Legion J
Auxiliary also present, will be held. 3
Hon. Clyde R. Hoey will' be the n
speaker at the Banquet. Following e
the banquet a dance will take place.
District Commander Souther will ]
preside during the meetings. A
large number of Letionnalres and
k their wives from the five counties in ,,
the 16th District are expected to be t
.Small Fire Last Thursday >
Firemen were called to the home
of Dick Bennett at 102 Myers street a
last Thursday about 7:30 P. M. .to u
-extinguish a small blaze on the i
roof. Anly a few shingles were dam- s
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Another One from tf
By IRVIN S
'j'HE English joke differs from the .
. tag my personal preference for th
to a deep fondness and profound admii
Not long ago I ran across Bus typleal
being particularly fine specimens. Ci
an Anglican clergyman played the pai
"Jobsooaayn the rector to the
Jewel of rare price, lent shot I often
k -of besting."
"Yue, snys Jobeon, "and mine ge
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JHIBP BURNS TO PROMOTE
Chief of Pol loo Jimmy Burnt beildoo
hit duties of keeping tht town
;lean from law vlolalort It going to
ild In a. clean up of the town literal
y. He hat aekod the co-operation of
Tht Herald and Manager Oavid
lath of the Dixit Theatre In the orent
to rid Kinga Mountain from
in cant, offering three caeh prizes
or .the children who will bring the
noet cane to the theatre. Chief
Jurne la going to eollelt the flnanilal
support of the Klwanle and
.lone Club In thla movement. Maniger
Caeh la going to have a show'
ind the price of admleeion will be
eh tin cane.
Complete details of the plan will .
>e announced In the next leeue ot .
^.1111 i|jl iMfrftWNi'rNBi'l
ire asked to be on the lookout for it
>ecause If the plan goto thru belidee
the free show, 91.a00 will be ,
J I ? v 1 I PT??J.
D. L. Saunders
Kings Mountain's'-political pot be<an
to simmer this week with the
announcement ot D." D. Sauudcr.s as
a candidate lor tuo Town Council
from Ward 3. Street talk hanV that
several candidates will be in tb?
field from other Wards in the near
future, with more than one name
being . mentioned Irora Ward 5. No
indication has been received from
my members of the present board
is tti whether they will be a candiiate
to succeed themselves or not.
The election will be held Tues'd&y,
May 6th, ,to elect five members ot i
ihe council and a member of the
School Board from Ward 1.
Mr. Saunders is owner of Sauud?r"s
Dry Cleaners and is a memuer
at the Lions Club, He was formerly
averseer ol the filling Silk Mill,
tnd has- been a resident of Kings
Mountain for the past 14 years. He
is a regular attendant ot the Metho11st
Chufrti. The announced candi- ,j
ilate is married and has oue child.
Mr. Saundere in discussing his
announcement with The Herald
mid: "I am running on the Democra I
tic platform, and 1 will appreciate 1
the vote and support of everyone In
my Ward, as I will try to serve to
the best of my ability." i
Mr. and Mrs. Head To
Operate Western Union
After April first the Western TTn.
on Telegraph Company will dlscon- J
Inue regular employee at the local J
>ffico as it has In many other pine- ,
's similar. Mr. and Mrs. John " L. |'
lead, manager of Mountaiu View ,
lotel, will handle the Western Unon
under the Agency arrangements, j
nd service will be given same as s
Mr. ft. W. Phillips, the preseut ,
nanager. will hace shortly after j
tprll first and will go to his and j ,
ilrs. Phillip's home for a few weeks' ,
tear Hickory, N. C., before going ;
diamond Ring Recovered ]
A llamond ring and a wedding
iand, alleged to hare been stolen
rom Mrs. Horace iHord week before *
iat was recovered last week by the 1
'olice Department, and returned to 11
Irs. Hord. The two'rings were ral- I
ed at |140 by ^Irs. Hord.
Mildred Hill, white waa arrested 1
nd charged with the theft. She is *
nder bond awaiting trial in Shelby,
according to Police the rings were 1
old by Miss Hill to the man from v
rhom they were revovered.
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d the World J(
S. COBB I b
ic Mother Country ?
American Joke, bat without deny- t
e home-grown sorts, I must admit s
wtkm for some imported varieties. tl
I British jokes that shade me as r
iriouslv enough, la both of them "
rt of the "feeder," as they say la h
town botcher, "a good wife is a B
say that a good info takes a lot
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KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. C. THl
Presbyterian Speaker 1
Rev*. C. Darby Fulton, D. D., who I
will preach at tho Flrat Preabyterlar 1
I Church Sunday, both morning and
Rev. C. Darby Fulton, D. D ;
a . e n - * - *?
ai first i'resbyterian
Rvv. C. Darby Fulton was born In-,
Kokv. Japan. Ills parents wer<> lio'h ]
missionaries, having served In Ju-j
pat) for about fifty years under the Kxecuflve.
Committee of Foreign
Missions of the Presbyterian. Chur 1
eli'In the United states.
He spent his early life in .fapaii ttittil
fourteen- years of age, at which *
time he returned to the United Sta- f
tes for schooling. He attended the s
following institutions and received I
degrees as specified: Pres'nteria: t
College, Clinton. S. C.. 1911, .A- H.. ii
University of South Carolina, 1914. t
A M. Columbia Theological Sentl- i
nary. 1915. B. D.. Princeton Theolo- t
gical Seminary, 1916, S. U., Pres- ! 1
byterian College, 1924, D. IX
In 1917 he returned to Japan and
served until 1925 when ho was call- '
k'U to serve as one of the Secretaries
of the Executive Comniittee. Belore
returning to take up his work
in this country he visited the other
fields In the Far East, spending several
months , in Korea and China.
In 1932 he became Executive Secretary.
and besides his visit ,o the ,
Orient in 1925, he spent several mon
ths in 1935 studying the worn in .
Brazil, and made another brief trip
to the Orient in 1937 for a first *
hand study of the difficulties just .
beginning In Korea.
Dr. Egbert W. Smith says' of him.- ,
",Dr. -Pulton's birth in Japan, bis ^
association from childhood with the j
Japanese people, his travels' in otner a
countries of the Far East, and ills
present position as Executive Secretary
of Foreign Missions of the
southern Presbyterian Church, .to- .
tether with his rare gifts of persontllty
and eloquence, combine to
make hint a strikingly effective
tpeaker on missionary themes." in
the fall of 1939 he visited our '
Dr. Fulton will preach at the First |
Presbyterian Church Sunday morn- ^
ng at 11:00 o'clock and Sunday ev- c
jnlng at 7:30. He is an eloquent r
speaker and is considered one ot the d
creinost authorities in America on c
Missions. It is a privilege to have u
?im visit the Presbyterian Church c
Hostesses For The ?
Hostesses selected (or 'The South- t
srnor", new Pullman Standard
>u!lt streamlined train, have been
innounced by the Southern Railway
n preparation ot the road's plans
o exhibit the traia in a number ot
owns between New Orleans and
7ew York, which began March 17.
Hostesses chosen by Miss Wanda
j. Myers, director ot hostess series
tor the railroad, ioclude Kathee
M. Elkln, (Decatur, Oa.; Annie (
j. Engbarth, Ocean City, Miss.;
iary C. Sandlin, Old Fcrrt, N. C.;
inlta M. Tipping, New Orleans;
ean R. Ware, Kings Mountain. N.
and Eleanor D. Warren, Blrmlngam.
In addition to being tall, one ot
uo a!\r*f uwoiuoums uux" mie position. \
ach hostess has qualify because
t her spontaneous and war rosmile '
nd effervescent personality.
"The Southerner which will oper- '
te as three trains is built of high
ensile steel, with stainless steel
heathing. It will be followed out of
tie Chicago shops of Pullman-Standrd
by three trains to operate beween
Washington, D. C.. and Memhis
as "The Tennessean.
'OLIOl INSTALL FINGER- |
?l(lNTINO DEPARTMENT <
Chief ef Polios Jimmy Burns an- J
lounoed that a fingerprinting depart
tent has been Installed at police
leadquartere, and all persons arrest- \
d are new fingerprinted and the
Tints are cleeslfled and filed. The '
isw. department is under the dlreeIon
ef Offleer Melvtn Hoover, who <
t In charge of the Identification department.
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JIMOAY, MARCH 27. 1M1
One of the lurgest crowd*, that
tier assembled at Oak drove churI'll
attended the funeral services
Sunday afternoon of Samuel Odell
[Sell who was killed Saturday afternoon,
when the ear which he was
Irlvlug was struck by a train at a
railroad crossing in King* Mountain.
The popular young man was born
l>ee?']iib? 1 31, 1922. making him IS
i ear a and three months of age. lie
tj.i, vg ri'.'ivgi ;[| jiiiM'Ji
rotqtiiuni.y tie is survived bv his
Dai-ills, ilir.i bioiln-i-. Horace, Kuti'iii,
and Ai: .'?hl. one sister, lletly
V.n, ""ati'd In-. . luaKinal grandiiiofle
.r. II.,T; \Vtighu and a host of othi
t'luae rt laiives Who are bereaved
liy bis tragic and un:iinciy death.
I'!" beautiful flural ofterlug was a
rung tribute to' hi.- splendid chart
<r and ai tested the love uud csi
itil !viiiirh hi vein li?.lit
Tin funeral H?vili.es were held at
. " > Sunday. ufti'iaoon-and were in
hurgc of the past or, Itev. \V. liUlli r.
IluWillie, who was assisted by
itev. t'. K. [lookout, pastor of the
.icloiy Baptist ChUrcu in (iastonia.
The tragic accident which claimd
the. life ot the textile employeearm
youth, occurred at the (told
street crossing about 3:30 P. M.
tings Mountaiu shoppers which
ht'onged the streets were' horrified
it the sight of the fast freight with
ho car' hooked on the front of the
:t)gine. The engineer stopped the
rain two blocks away, at the ovorn
ad bridge corner. ,
Yot :?g Bell wag a-emow >1 from
he smashed CHf. a lP3n Kotd, and
ak'eti to the Uastouia Hospital
vhere he died in about 30 minutes,
jeath was caused by a Severe head
njury over the right ear. No bones
vere broken. The young man never
Tlie car which had Jiist been pur based
thut morning, was cowpletey
The young man's father, Sam Bell,
tad just gotten out of the car a few
peonds before the fatal crash, to go
o Bridges and Hamrick Hai-dware
or some plow poluts, so that the
routh could resume his plowing
vhich he had started after dinner,
fouug Bell had been plowing and
lad broken a plow point pilot totue
The family of the young man, who
vas held in the highest regards by
11 who knew him, have the sympahy
of the entire community, t.i the
ragic and untimely death of their
on and brother,
?inds Old Coin
Mrs. J. A. Williams of the Sadie
Till village found a very old British
oin near her son's home in the Co
a Mill village last Friday. The coin
espite Its age, was In very good
ondltion, with the lettering and figres
very plain on it. The copper
oin was dated 1770. The coin has
een sent to a New York firm tor
It was thought that the coin
tight have been lost by a member
f the British forces which took
art in the Battle of Klnga Mourn
By WILL ROGERS
THE big day for a lot of men ia
when they can get up and tell
the boy scouts what a hard time
they had getting started. - The
poor kids must be scared to death
from all the hard talcs they hear
these well-fed guys telling them
about how the successful men all
itarted sweeping chimneys or sort
uik K*I unj(r.
Well, there wee one rieh fellow
that always used to tell every
meeting that he spoke to all about
his hard luck at the a tart.
"When ( landed in this here
town," he says, "I had only three
dollars to my name.1*
He get away with this tale for
twenty rears, sad ?o? day a fellow
of his own age happened to
"Yes," says this wise geexer to
the one that sat next to him,
"that's the truth, all right. Ana t
Fou know how he spent his three
bucks? For two of tham he got
drunk, and the third he used to
aire home for a thousand dollars."
Aaurtcu Mew* httna tea
'Lions Far me
MRS. CHAS. P. WARE
DIES LAST NIGHT
Mr*. Chas. P. Ware, 'Well-kuowt
\roiuaii of the Patterson Grove sec
1 .Ion, died at eight o'elork lust nigh
in the Clt.v .Hospital. tSaslonia
where she underwent au operation :
lew days-ago. Mrs. Ware titty
six year of age, and was before :nar
. iuk< . Miss l.ula Carroll.
Mrs, ,\Vare t? survived by lier has
Witt, of Kings Mountain, James
Carl, Ifowurd uml Robert Ware
j .iiii'e daughters. Mrs. G T. Thorn
' nun;. Mi.vcs Man Francis and i^u
' ei 1*0 Ware.. Also two brotlieis sur
! vh? . Ktuest J W Carroll, bolt
j> l',i-i?( iiiir c iiy. and bne 'sister
Mrs J. liutf. put.erson. of tin- Pilt'.c
son Grove section.
FuiiOfal sei v iei! will be conduc'e*
i i |vio.. : 00 p. in. ul Ki Bethel chill
ch. The pastor, assisted by Rev. a
Surgcaut. pastor of the First Unj
list church, Kings Mountain." ant
Iter. J. \V. Sulilo. of Shelby, wil
have charge of the services
Interment will be in life cnurci
Letter From Lonaori
The Kings Mountain Red Cross ic
very anxious for everyone to fealizt
the Importance of War Relief P)0
duotion and cooperate with them lr
this phase of lied Cross work.
The following is au excerpt frotT
a letter received by Mrs. tiarrj
Page from Mrs. Biltle Liugatd ol
London, England, who visited Mrs
Page here several years ago. Mrs
Lingard is engaged In active wat
work In Leeds. Her letter presents
u vivid picture of indomitable Brlt
ish courage, and the need of Red
Cross aid at this time.
"1 am now doing nursing u< the
Leeds Infirmary whicli hi very hard
work just now as we are so busy
but I must work hard for our cause
Wo are all so bright and confident
under Mr. Churchill's leadershii
and very grateful for the good ani
genevius.'help from your country,
which is Just wonderful.
'T had some very nerve racking e>
periences in London during the
biitx, but 1 cannot write about thein
Mow wonderful 'the people were and
so.brave;, but we can take it, and
"Wont U be grand when we can
all enjoy peace and freedom forever?
"Our It. A. E. are wonderful. Wo
have reason to feel so proud of
"We have bad a very severe winter
with lots of snow. It makes It
so difficult to get about. Did 1 tell
you about our Non-stop Knitting Bee
we had In London? There wore 17
of ns all lacliPH- whrt it Wo
went on for a whole year nignt and
day, you know. Ten of us during the
day and the others at night, all
taking In turn our share of night
work, making garments for all the
forces. We had Just completed 4,500
knitted garments when old Nazi
bombed our meeting place along
with a good stock of wool. It was
completely destroyed. However, we
are still trying to keep up the good
work. I lost three of my friends
England will face another "very
severe winter." Please lets begin
now to fill Kings Mountain's quota
for War Relief Production. Mrs. J.
E. Htrndon is head of this unit
Yarns and materials are supplied by
the Red Cross. Will you help? '
Fined For Hunting
On Park Area
The first case for hunting on the
Kings Mountain Federal Area was
tried in The United States Court at
Rock Hill, S. C.. on March 17. 1941.
The defendants were arrested on
the park in the fall and the case
has Just come up for trial.
A verdict was reached in favor of
the United States, and these men
were convicted and fined. Tbia is
the first such offense tried here agalnst
hunters on the Kings Mountain
Federal Area. Park officials in
charge feel this case will set a pre?dent.
Queens College President
To Address Kiwanians
Dr. Hunter B. Blakely. President
of Queens Collet of Charlotte wilt
address members of the Klwanti'
Club this evening at their meeting
In the Womans Club building at
6:30. Dr. Blakely is a newspaper col
umnlst. writer and an outstanding
speaker. Dr. Blakely Is a first cousin
of President of the Club W. E.
Watch Label On Vegr Paper MO
Owrt Let Veer Subscription
rive CENTS PER COPY
John A. Arey, North Carolina
Hairy KxtenMon Specialist, of Statu
College, Raleigh, will he the main
speaker lor the second annual Llous
Club farmer Night to be held next
' Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock in tlio
Womat.s Club lluilding. Mr. Arey,
'- is not only a dairy specialist, but
also an outstanding leader Iu agtb
J eiittuil' education, lie Is a fnuu ibaf.
rah talk Ihu farmer's languHge, atitl
the eott unit tee in charge of the pro?iAjfipuiiMMiiMybAl
Iiiiltil'lil I III
u. :?r, y tor xlie occuslon.
; County Agent John S \V 'kins ?4?f
I Hhelbv will introduce Mi Atev'
i> I Lions llolhitid lnxon atftl W C.
. | lavgtia, Program Chairmen. bavo
\ | been hu v for III. past . several
. i weeks ti cking arrangement- for ttio
r annual ofSgtjt, '
All Lion- are to brine.n farmerat
their, guest, and arrangements are (
' !' I'ttig tit;.do tor approximately 100
j 'ti be prestspt.
>! "Last year Hon. Kerr- Seott, Chairl
man of the State Department of Ag
ricuiture. was the speaker,'and farmer*
still remember his address ax
i one of the most helpful and pructi
i iii rm iii.nn- 1:1 rvings .Mountain
Several outstanding farmers anil
farm leaders from Cleveland" and
Gas toll Counties havo been iuvitei
an.guests of the Club.
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; Chorus For Easter Sunrise
* Service Called To Meet
( High School Glee Clubs, tlio
r choirs of all the churches, and oth- ' .
f ers who will Join In a community
choir to sing at. the annual c.oramun
ity Faster Sunrise Service are re;
quested to meet for a brief practice
on Sunday afternoon at :! o'clock in
the First Hap'.ist Church. Miss DoroI
thy Carson, who has been appointed
to direct the slgtng, wishes to havo
as large a choir as possible for the
service and. requests the aid. of- all
' singers in the community.
The annual service will be held
i' shortly after sunrise on Sunday
> morning, April 16. The Itev. H; C.
I Sprinkle. Sr.. of Mocksville. N. (\.
, I has been seloctesl as the preacher of
I the occasion.
' Miss Low ranee To Address
Senior Epworth League
Miss Mildred Lowrance, local 111ble
toucher, will .meet with fhe Senior
Bpworth League, Central Methodist
Church, next Sunday evening at
6:15 o'clock to discuss with tlio
group, "Our dlouto Town." This
group of young people are dlscuttaing
"with some, outside speaker each
Sunday evening what they, as Chris
tlans, can do to improve the community.
Last Sunday the Hon. J. R. Davta
met with the League and offered
good suggestions of projects for the
young people to undertake.
Karl Thomas of Llncolnion was
selected a winner in the American
Legion Oratorical Contest held hero
recently, according to Dist. Comma*
dcr W. W. Souther, who had charge
of the competition In his district of
fey James PreStom
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(Opinions Expressed in This Colunsa
Are Not Necessarily the Viewe of
The attitude of a noisy minority
that "dog bites business man" Is the
real fust of headline news has raia
directed the attention of many peo- k
pift Trom the really tremendous achlevements
of American industry
so far In building up the natlolial
Coupled with the vociferations of
disgruntled theorists In obscnrlng
the accomplishments of industry
lias been the necessity of keeping de
tailed figures and Information concealed
In many cgses. After all,
when you're creating defehaes to
make the nation safe, you don't go
out of your wgy to glre potential
enemies a complete set of charts on
those dofenses. - '
But even parts of the recerd of
manufacturing achievements so far
afford sufficiently startling evidence
J to give the average citizen a new ?
measure of confldenc and & new
measure of pride in the industrial
(Cont'd on Kdttorlal page)