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Grucnahoro, April 16.-Young rnuntclana
I'roin all pacta of the ntate
began arriving here today for the
f 22n?l annual high school tonale.
content at the Woman s C 'liege,
/ which starts tomorrow night.
The four-day went will brlnf together
the one rvtlnn from the
ten district contests. Theae four to
other. The dlatrict cod teat a were
held In the last few weeks.
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Gastonla. April 15.--One white ;
youth la under arreat at Cherryvll-j
l< and two oilier* are being nought 1
<>d?> In connection with the fatal J
shooting of Robert Meiker, "1 year j
old nogro, nenr here yesterday aft-1
Grahaui Bellinger, 20, of Cherry
ville, Is lu jail there, ami hia bro
ther. Hey wood Bellinger, 26. and
Robert Sellars of CleVolaud county
are being hunted.
Cannon Rites Held At
Poplar Tent In Concord
Concord, April 11.?From Poplar
Tent Prosbyteriau Church, which
she served for many yearn as communicant,
Sunday School teacher,
and auxiliary leader, funeral servl.
ceB were* held Friday afternoon at
3:00 o'clock for Mrs. W. F. Cannon,
who died suddenly Wednesday
night while, visiting her daughter,
Mrs. Halbert Webb at Kings Mountain
Rev. M. R. Gibson, former pastor
at Poplar Tent, conducted the last
rites, assisted by Rev. P. JD. Patrick
of Kings Mountain, and Kev. W. PRobertson
of Concord. Burial followed
In the family plot of the ehut
Active pallbearers were C. R. Andrews,
E. L. Morrison, Jr.. W. F.
Morrison, Jr., J. W. Morris and
James B Cannon.
The honorary escort was com*
f posed of elders aud deacons of Poplar
Flowers were cared for by mem
bers of the Mattle Cannon Circle
wbtch was named for Mra. Cannon
and other friends of the familyMrs.
Cannon, who was born January
10, 1864. was a daughter of John
HaifrSsou and Isabella. Morrfcon,
and a descendant of the pioneers,
John and 4ames Morrison. She was
educated in local schools and at
Salem Academy and was a life-long
member of Poplar Tent Church, ser
vlng as a Sunday School teacher
and president of the Woman's Auxiliary.
She was married to William
Kranklln Cannon December 25, 1881
and they celebrated their golden
wedding anniversary In 1931. Since
Mr. Cannon's deSth she had made
her borne with her children.
Surviving are six* children, Mrs.
George B. Means, Jay L. Cannon
and Epsey M. Cannon, of Concord,
Mrs. Halbert Webb of Kings Mountain,
Mrs. Maurice Wilson of Bartow,
Fla., and John Cannon of Baaley,
S. C.. and three brothers, W. F.
Moijrlson, J. P. jMorrlson and - El
L. Morrison. #
Imported from the
nro vrv r? 1
I tu A wcajr KJI VlllIIMU^i X UIICU 19
cation in the world. Punch sonn
in awhile you strike a dull number
year, and take into consideration the
'of equal merit for a very great numb
is untouehtfhle, I think, on this eartl
The wit of the London street ii
certainly not in our own largest ei1
loafer excels In profanity, perhaps,
humorous observation he is not to be
the native Londoner. kWo
are expected to imagine a '
official drunkard is revealed m the
has had a hard night. Ha leans ags
throbbing temples to the cool iron
smile of gratification on his chobb,
"Good morning, Walker," says I
"Mornin'," says Walker, openis
"Walker," continues the curate,
pleaaed ? although, I must confess, i
among those present at vesper servi
"Ow," says Walker, "so that's w
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1 Brief Form *
?National Newa? . J'
Washington, April 15.?Secretary H
Hull declared today (but the new b(
Russian - Japanese neutrality pact H
"could be overeatImatcd" and that d|
the policy of the Auteilra'u (Sovocu- p,
incut remained unchanged.
Omliiluit. N. Y.. Apt II 15.? Two 1
Ionic-terra convicts who shot thetr !
which coat four Uvea were cap tar- *
ed a Tew houra later today la tho j w
wood* ucros* the Jiudaon Rivar.
The two convict a were captured j
on the alope of Good Mountain In !
Palisades Interalate Park In Itock-1 /
Washington. April 16.^-Daughlers 1 jti
of the American Revolution. 4,000 |y(
strong were on hand today for their I p.
Golden Jubilee Congress with na-} |1(
tional defeuse, aid to Britain and ^
t election of national officers receiving
most attention from the dele g(j
gates. ; n
New York, April ID.?More than
700 of the City's brighter than average
students spurned their Easter
Monday holiday today and mar- ^
ched to their City College Prepara- m
| tory School to "sit. in and work" as gt
a protest against Mayor La Guardi- j.q
as proposal to close the school. ^
The students, ranging from 13 to 8t
j 17 years, attend Townsend Harris u,
Hall where they are required to as
complete the normal high school tj,
course in three years and maintain tr
a high standard of scholarship. - ar
Hopewell . Vs., April 16.?One 10
man was killed and another injured u
in an exploslotT at the Solvay Process
Co. plant here today.
iHarry Thomas Stanley, 46, of Pe- C<
tersburg. a worker In the nitrate Bi
factory, was killed and Christopher th
Mayes, of Petersburg, was taken to se
a hospital. ae
Tokyo, April 15.?Effective uhxt tt
Friday, Japan will have four meat- er
less days a month.
iThis rostrictlbn follows closely f
on the Government's strict rationing
of rice. For some weeks it has
been virtually Impossible to buy gc
pork iu Tokyo, although there has fi
been no evidence of a scarcity of u
Scout Board Meets
In Shelby n<
The Executive Tlonrrt ftf tlm Pl?il.
? .| ?n
mont Council of the Boy Scouts of | -pi
America met in Shelby Tuesday ev-1 Df
ening, April 15, at 7:30 o'clock. 1 ^
The Piedmont Council is compos- ra
ed of eleven counties. In our Coun J
cil there are 3,086 Scouts; 176
Troops; 270 Cubs and 12 Cub Packs. Fl
The attends: < e at this meetdnip
was fine. The meeting was a mark- wi
ed success. The following commit m
tceH made reports: Organization ul
and Bxtenslon, Boy Fact survey, th
Inter-Racial Activities, Camping, FI- m
nance and Training.
The following attended from p<
Kings Mountain: B. N. Barnes, Au- to
brey Mauney, B. 8. Neill, O. W. te
Myers and Rev. IT. O. Fisher.
id the World
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t Mother Country b!
S. COBB s<
perhaps the finest humorous publi- lc
etimes may seem rather sad. Once "
of it, but. consider its work for a I e'
fact that it haa been printing work P
?r of yean and the record it covers h
i not to bo duplicated anywhere? _
ty?of New York. The New York 1:
bat there his supremacy ends. For
i mentioned in the same breath with
Tillage green in the morning. The
foreground. It is evident that ho tc
dnst the village pump, pressing his 01
work. Ambling up to him with a n
f cheeks, com- the curate of the 0]
the curate briskly. ^
if one eye wanly but not shifting
"I want to tell you that I was most U
a bit surprised as well ? to see you a
Ices last evening." S
here I was, was I ?" I,
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KINQ8 MOUNTAIN. N. C. THU
IIWANI6 LADIES'" mGH.T ~
Elaborate plana and preoaratlona
ave been made for the First AnIversary
Ladlee' Night of the Klanis
Club, which will be held thia
*ening in the 'Woman's Club build
ig, at 8:00 o'clock. C. G. White la
hairman of the Program. Edmuni
. Hardin of Washington, N. C.? haa
ten secured as the epeaker. Mr.
arding ia an outstanding afterInner
speaker, having talked to
tore than 180 civic clubs last year.
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.ocal Boy Soon
n Air corps
4iuk1i O. Williams. sou of Mv. andx
ra.' XV. A. William*, of King* Mouu
in, X. C.. is expected to.bo gradua
*1 from the Air Corps Basic Flyg
School at Runt or Field. MontJincry,
Ala.,, about May 31. 1941^
rlor to liis arrival at the school,
! had been attending the Air
orps Primary Training School at !
ickson, Miss.,. where bo obtained |
I hours In the air and made his
rat military solo flight on January
>, 1941. Williams was appointed a.
ying cadet on January 2.
Officials of the Basic, Flying
ihool stated that he reporter*
(ere on on March 19, 1941. as a
ember of class 41:P which will
-aduate to the Air Corps Advanced
lying. School at *. Maxwell - Field,
la., about May 31, for the final
age in the cadet's training. Wllirns
has indicated his desire to be
isigned to pursuit squadrons upon
le completion of his flying cadet
ahiing at Marwell Field. Lleutenit
L.. H. McCurdy, Air Corps, has
;en assigned as his flight lnstrucr
and has supervised his flight
ainlng through thirty hours of ba
c training flying.
JL.t. Colonel Aubrey Hornsby, Air
srps, commanding officer of tliw
isic Flying School, also stated
at In addition to the flying couri,
the cadets must complete cours
iu airplane and engine operants,
radio code, radio cohtmuuicaous,
military law, ^nl^itary ltygv
le. and meterology.
ions Have Safety Meeting
Members of the Kings Mountain
ihool Boy Safety Patrol and D. M
ridges*. Principal of Central
:hool, were guests or the Lions
ub at' their "meeting Tuesday evling
in .the Womans Club Building
terestlng talks were made by of:ials
of the Carolina Motor Club,
id an entertaining picture was
own on safety. Mr. Charles P.
bOmasson Introduced the visiting
ficialji. Jimmy Burns, Chali^nan
the Safety Committee, made ar
ngecnents for the program.
'Mr. Sherwood Brockwell, Mat*
re Marshall, of Raleigh, was premted
to Club Members by Hayood
El Lynch. Marshall Brockwell
ade a short talk prl?r to the regar
program. Several members of
e Kings Mountain Fire peparteat
were present for the meeting.
Lion J. W. Milam made the re>rt
of the Nomination Committee,
r new officers that are to be elocd
dentifieg Escaped Convict
J aim oe Albert Lay, escaped eouict,
who has been at "ffoerty for
te past ten years, is no.w back in
ilsou as t..o results of being aristed
by local police, and finger;
riuted. All arrested men are uow
sing fingerprinted by Officer Mel>11
Hoover, and ttaeii' prims are
;nt to the FBI Office in Washing-in,
I). C., for ludentlficatlou. The
jport came back that Lay was au
leaped convict from Texas Siate
enlteuttary in Huntsville. Accordig
to the report Lay .had served
years and 4 mouths ol a live-year
jntence for breaking and entering,
hen he escaped. '
Officers from the TeXtf? TeflTV^
iry arrlVBd in Kings Mountain Sun
ay and accompanied Lay back to
te Institution. Lay had made his
ome here most ot the time siuce
las Interesting Collection
pJr. J. W. Skinner, of Gaffney,
ho lived here until 1917 brought
> the ,Herald Office yesterday aftrnoon
an Interesting collection of
ewspaper clippings end pictures ot
Id residents of Kings Mountain,
lost of the mills and officials of
teal plants were Included..
Mr. Skinner started the collecon
in 1910, when he was employed
t the Cora and Billing Mills. Mr.
klnner said that he liked to live
i Kings Mountain and may return
> live here permanently.
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RSDAY, APRIL 17, 1941.
Member* of tlie Town .Council I
met- Wednesday afternoon aid accepted
the report of the "Water In- f
verftigatiou Committee" upon mo- r
tlon of Couucltman C K. Nelaler, Jr. t
aud second of Councilman W. K. I
Maunev. Mr.. Neisler moved that
the report be recorded In the mlnu- t
llshed In The Herald, and that tho 2
committee be commended tor their t
diligent report. 1
freed for sue prop< rty at the cor- n
ser or King Street and RaUroad a
Avenue which was bid in at public I.
'auction ,Moutlay l?y Ulee A. Bridget- c
it ii(l l>av)tl llatuiick jor * J.050.0(1
/was ordered .delivered. upon motion 11
of Tom Fulton an second of W K. *!
E. Neislel- made 'a motion that ^
a fence be erected at the rear of
Frank Roberts* property dividing it j
from Town Property. .
All members ot the Council were f
present for the meeting, with May 8
or' J. B. Tlioinasson presiding.
The report follows: ' r
We, the undersigned "Water In- (
vesttgation Commltteo" appointed g
to investigate water records to determine
if possible whether any t
water is being used illeglmately. , u
We met Tuesday in conference .
with CUy Manager H. "L Burdette, l
Manager of Filtering Plant, E. P. . r
Stowe, Mayor Pro-Tcm H. Tom Ful- o
ton. 'Water Superintendent L. C. \
Parsons, and Fire Chief Grady King, n
According to city records on the
water plant, for the month of Mar- c
eh 11*41 we found that: 1
Water filtered going to li
City Mains ? gala 6,370,000 t
Gals, sold to metered c
customers ...... 4.300,000 t
Gals,, to unmetered ' - t.
customers* (cat.) 750,000
Gals, used flushing
lines (est) 200,000
Gals, used at City
Hall test.) 15,000 t
Normal loss 15 Pet. 955,500 q
Total Gallons 6,120,500. ,ii
COURT OF HONOR TONIGHT Z
The Boy 8oout Court of Honor
will, be held this evening in the w
City Hall at 7:30. Or. H. C. Sprinkle J
Jr., will preside in the absence of
Rev. P. D. Patrick. A number of ?
Scouts are expected to appear be- ?
fore the court for merit badge awards.
Wthnlugton, April 15?Thlrty six ,*
candidates, including one woman. .
will seek election to the five city
council seats in the primary April
25. MrB. Thomas J. Oause, county
welfare coard member, is the wo- 11
man candidate. o
By WILL ROGERS
flTBlM get themselves married
u (or ell ktada of reasons, I
reckon. It'e mighty hard to figure
out why seme of them merry the
kind or men they're seen running f,
around with, and that's a feet A
Well, the mothers of two society
girls got together at tee, and were
trying their best to get some good
gossip out of one enothcr. Mrs.
Smooth's daughter had got married
onlv a few weeks before, and
s<> she lelt right skillful when she
talked to Mrs. Smart, because Mrs.
Smart's daughter wasn't quite I
married yet. ' t
"How is dear Julia getting *
along?" Mrs. Smart asked. She
was hoping to get some first class
scandal, of course.
"Oh, my dear, she's Just too happy
for words I" Mrs. Smooth said. '
"why, do yon know, she has fot 1
her two new chauffeurs and a pair *
of wolf hounds for Thanksgiving
* season, and she has seats in a bos
at the opera every other Thursday '
night! She has been promised a h
foreign ear for Christmas, and t
she's having a fine new home built
out of old heirlooms that she's
been collecting in Philadelphia." ,
"How lovely, uy dear!" says t
Mrs. Smart. *1 suppose she's fust
the happiest woman In the wend.1*
"Well, of course, she's hot hap- '
py about everything, bat hlmost 1
everything. She Just can't stand i
her husband, you know. Oh, my
,dear, I moan the Just loathes hi ml (
But a girl can't expect everything
when she marries, you know, and
I think my Julia haa done mai*
veloualv Cow** 1
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>orf Made i
.a lance -- Gallons i A
Tills 240,oOO Gallons Is uecoutitwd \v
or by the ovcrlai>|iuiK of lU- meter In
eliding* which -ire read only ' In ti
irins of 1.000 gallon;', and for us?
>y the Kilt' Depot Uncut.
11 cam*- to the ulledttnn of tlit "
'ommUtee that 225 customers wers r
!" meter* a ere stopped titakiuK a ';
otal ot liC'.' customers out of the '
.'J00 nerved by the Town without
neters, Meter* ate being installed "
is quickly a* possible for this iiutn!?r
which is about 1-5 of the water
After investigation we found Unit
eptity water ay stems have u loss ^
xt-eeding tlie 15 percent estimated a<
or Kings Mountain- "
We compared' analysis' of City u
rater and Privately owned water
ystems, made by the State l.abora t|J
ory of Hygiene, .of the N. l\ Heal- 4
h Department. Raleigh, N C-. and w
ouud them different in every repoet.
We further found that accurate .
ecords are being kept both at the
Mty Hall and Filtering Plant in re- T
;ards to the Water Department.
We ascertained' front tlic. Town to
hat every mill In Kings Mountain M
islng city water had a meter. ' K
Besides the mouth of March, di
941, your cominiftee investigated ?'
ecords, for previous mouths. over lit
ne year past, and found that they "1
rere equally as good as lor the
nonth detailed above.
It is the sincere opinion of the (
Oinmlltee, based on records furh- m
shed, data secured, and question- 10
rig City officials and omployees, **'
hat no individual or industry is uc
ibtaiuing water without remunera- Kt
ion to the Town oT Kings Moun ' 1
H. E. Lynch, ' ul
L. O. Welch.
No information was furnished
Town Board hy citizens as . reuesied,
for use of the committee ,l
1 their investigation.
-eft Yesterday ?
7or Camp ' ?
Eleven men. seven white and four X
olored, departed yesterdu.v morn- frig
for a yoar's training, according in
0 the local Draft Board. at
Mrs. Eugene Muthls, Clerk of the
Deal Board, made arrangements for
he morning meal and the departure
f the men. al
The white Selectees who left dt- 30
Oct for Fort Jackson at 7:20 yester l*
ay morning after being served It
reakfaat were: ac
1 V?lloylo Franklin Queeu.
V?*64 Julius Walker Rogers. ^
V?1578?Clarence Marcus Burton 8I
314 Clyde Coleman Baity.
310 Floyd Lee Turner. ^
346 I/eroy McGlnnla. la
373 William Lloyd Buller. w
The colored, draftees who left K
ar Fort Bragg yesterday at 10:00
l> M. were:
4:14 JXirse .Cornwell.
484 Dlllard McCoy.
?542 Margin Wilson.
Jost Office Clerks And
Carriers To Meet Here <c
The Western N. < . Postal Clerks
nil Carriers (luarterly mooting will ^
e held here nojjt Saturdn> aud Sun (
ay. A banquet is to be served in '
lie NVoinaus Club building and prom (.f
nent officials of the Pout Office Dc
artment from Washington will be
iresent. ReV. H. U. Kishor of St. w
ilatthews Lutheran Church will P
nake the address of W%'cora* and u
ostmaster W. K. Rlakely will In di
roduce the muin HptrfWl*.
Following the banquet nnu meetng
members will be entertained at
i dance on the second floor of tho
Wiley Blanton has been la charge
if a rain geui cuts ahd planned the tl
irogram. . ^
Suoday morning the visitors will U|
>e escorted to the Kings Mountain R]
battleground for an inspection of (s
he lilstorlcal site which was the (j
'turning point of the American Rev
Arrangeni'Mits are being made to
Hke care of approximately 12b
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Seven r?.i'.id ld-r.lt hnv c thrown \
ii'ir lials into KInns .Nl>un Iain's \
jlilii.nl ring,' sinct, the lust issue of 'V
lie IJcriild, 'bringing the total to \"
;n f??r the six oil ices to be filloil.
s the list now stands each of the
aids, with the exception of nuni
fv 2. hits two candidates in the
eld. - '
Three ou| oi five members ,i(
ie present Council have tiled for
N'ledttoii, the two inemb-i- who
> I P item
u TiiunMiton and i ounciliuuv
. K. -Noisier, Jr. The three turtle
is seeking re-election t\r>- luidd
atiiricli, Toiti Kill ton unrt W. K
The ' candidates who have filed
ijeo last Week aie:
Ward Number 1. W K Mautiev,
roiiiiueiii Textile Executive a-'id
. live in both civic ei?:i ictlgiotls
ie of Kings Mountain.. who is now
ineiiilier of. tho hoard.
A. A I.oekridae. formerlv In tW
ercuntih business here, and now
u wood dealer. Mi. Lockrtfgfl,
ho is Uii.kii.uned "Unci'', says that
u will appreciate anything the vo
rs of his Ward will do for bun
A. 11. .'Patterson, Secretary, and
leusurer or the .Home Hutl&inif
rd Loan. has filed fur le-electiou
i the School Hoard from Ward 1.
,r. Patterson is a metubei of the
Iwtniis (Huh and Central Matlio1st
t'liureh. Hw ilus taken considable
Interest in School affairs and
is ably served for -the. past severyea
Ward 2: At the present titan
aptutn O. -0"Farrell, retired
ain-llne Southern Hallway Conduc
ir Is only candidate in tin* field,
sprain O'Parrell Is out of town
id could not be contacted for a
ate.ment. He Is a member of tn<j
reabyterlan "Church and Is active,
the Masonic Order.
Ward 3: Ladd Humrlek incumbent
id I). L. Saunders (Previously routed
\Vard 4 Charles S. Wllltams, 'im
le Machinery dealer, who made a
ose race for the Mayor several
ars ago. has tllod.
The oilier candidate at" the prosit
time Is "Ows""Styers.
Ward 5: H. Torn1 Pulton, ttie ?innbent.
will be on the ballot atiu.
Mr. Pulton says that he Is
inning on his past record, and
ill appreciate the vote of. his
lends. Mr. Pulton is President of
? Lions Club and- a member of
jiii rul Methodist. hCurcb.
Joe Thomson, official of tha
eisler Mill, Is the new candidate
otii this ward. Mr. Thomson is a
ember of the Presbyterian Church
Id Kiwanis Club. As far as could
learned this is Mr. Thomson's
rst venture into politics. .
Voting will take place May 6th
id the dead line for filing is Apru
. Several more candidates have
mentioned on the streets, nut
remains to be seen whether they
dually file or not. Only two morn
tturdayg remain to register, and
Igtble voters who are not register
I are urged to contact their relectlve
Considerable Interest Is beitiyj
town in the coming contest and a
rge vote is predicted by those
bo have followed elections la
Ings Mountain for many years.
by James Prestom_
Opinions Expressed in This Column
Are Not Necessarily the Views of
Mail reaching U. S. Senators and
ongressmen in Washington ludi(tes
thai many people are slow to
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Perhaps naturally. constituents
ho write In from the Atlantic and
aclfic Coasts and somo Uulf Stats
are pretty well aware; of the
ingers Involved In being an "arenal
for domoora<j>\* But many
ilaud states'reflect belief that tha
ib can be done In an offhand mansr.
What general policy the United '
tates adopts is, in tbe minds of
tost legislators, bo longer a quesori.
That, they say, has been de
ded In the British Aid bill and otb
r legislation. Tbe only issue, as a
rent majority of tho sotons see it
i how the nation carries out its
Some legislators and military ex-'
erts see a "shooting war" rnly a
;w months away. CVihers think tho
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