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VOL. 20. NO. 37
State And N
. ?National? I
WJyde Park, Aug. 2fr.?An executive
order, which White House officials
said today would have the et?|
feet of allowing British masters and ;
crows to sail ships operating, under i
jurisdiction of the Federal Marl-;
time Commission, has toeeu issued
to> President Roosevelt.
Jersey City, N. J., Aug 26.? Frank
Christie Davis, 57, was In Hudson j
county jail touiglu after his arrest*
toy Federal Bureau of Investigation <
agents at Manasquatn climaxed a 5 |
year investtyation of an alleged 320 '
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Washington, Aug. 26.-i A apeetut !
Icelandic govei'rfuent turtle deleeu-i 1
tion announced here tonight tt
would open Jnegokiatlc|ns tinnWMttately
with the flatted State Govern
ment "concerning various ques- j
tionh of finance, trade and shipping
winch are of vital iihpbrtance to
Cleveland. Aug. 26.?Some plants
already have been forced to suspond
operations oil civilian goods
because of priorities recently applied
to all forms of steel, the mug
urine "Steel" reported today.
Washington, Aug. 26.--All American
Ited Cross' construction pro-!
gram Involving $1,250,000 now is uu
der way to provide Red CrosB head
quarters dulldlngs for Itft services
at Fort Bragg, Camp Davis, Fort
Jackson and Camp Croft,, and 58
other camps and posts of the United
States army. . j
West Hartford. Conn., Aug. 26.?'
Mary Ellen Olin. so small that she
would have fitted In either one
when she was lorn 14 weeks prema-1
turtsly received two rare pocket
books for her fifth birthday recently
atid retolved notice that two
more were en route to her from
Washington, Aug. 26.?A sharp In
crease duriug the first half of 1941 j
in arrestB of women for misuse of,
alcoholic beverages was reported to!
day by the Federal Bureau of Lnvea
Washington. Aug. 26.?The Army
crossed its fingers today on how.
the colonel's lady and Judy O'-'
Orndy would take to garrison life
in ihe nation's string of newly ac-'
quired Atlantic bases.
I he Army, frankly, is not too |
much worried about the reactions
of the colonel or Sergeant O'Orady'
One of the engineers responsible j
for the development of the bases
acquired from Britain voiced the
opinion that they would find the
ne whosts excellently set up from
the military viewpoint ? sanitary,
well-camouflaged, aud reasonably
Wuldwlck, N. J.. Aug. 26.?Soven j
members of one family, returning'
from a Sunday outiug. were killed
and at least sixteen other persons
wore injured last night in a collie
tun of a Central Greyhound bus and
Washington, Aug. 26.?Tanks of
100,000 tilling stations in the Bast!
will be filled this Saturday and Sun-'
day to make sure that Labor Dayj
motorists need not be stranded because
of the gasoline shortage.
Washington. Aug. 26.?Workers j
are leaving WPA jobs voluntarily at!
the rate 100.000 a month, officials
disclosed today, but still to be solv-.
ed Is the problem of what lo do,
with 1.000,000 who have been on the
waiting list since Spring.
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I'Auminu uic to liucin hi * >> ^
* scarcity of water on their ian
A party of autoists was passin
bound for the Pacific Coast. One
. ment for bis radiator, stopped a fai
I several barrels of water on his wi
i / VAW?T'S""N
i j^THW ^
After negotiating with the fa
"My friend, tell me, how far c
"On, only "bout ten miles," thi
"Land sake!" exclaimed the st
"What's the ueeT" drawled th
, as 'tis the other."
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ational News ?
1 Brief Form c
c. , held
?ol&l ? nppi
Cherryvllle, Aug. 26. Kobert L. Deft
Chandler. 19. an ebrollee in the hen
CCC camp here was found about for
It o'clock Sunduy morning on the ^tui
Ktabord Air Hue .railway trucks, sun
two miles west of iowu. Ilis body mei
us oudly mutilated and iudentifi- rtncation
was only made by a social ytni
curd and a check up at the i pnv
local OCC camp. uieV
Conway, S. C.. Aug. 26.?Ten thou- and
sand persons are expected to attend maj
Conway's fourth consecutive farm- Hon
els' day. Thursday, Sept. 4. and by ,
1942. after five years as a locnl
institution, farmers' day may - be- aJjj(
come a national holiday approved
by the United States .Departmeui of
Agriculture. , rec,
. Jucksonvllle. N. C.. Aug.?William
' Dawlltig, 35, of Fairmont, ind., was
fatally injured when an automobile! *
driven by Luther Cottle of Jackson-1
ville crashed into his parked truck ,)fM
five miles west of here Suuday at i j118
1:30 a. m.
Miss Fati'lciu tSininton^ of ?Jack- p'"
son ville suffered possible internal
injuries and was taken to a Klitston ,u"'
hospital. Private William Dikon. Ur c
S. Marine corps, escaped Injury.
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Greenville. S. C.. Aug. 26.?Regl- ' 1
onal meetings will be held this ' lo'
week in an effort to complete organ np
I/, at ton of "three district authorities v
lor the $2,500,000 state-wide rural 11
housing program in South Carolina.!
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svnuuiiiicemem inai llie U. S. ,
Housing authority had set aside ar<*
the sum for a South Carolina pri-1
Ject .was made Here -by Governor ?r
Burnet R. Mavbank. The funds are lo '
to be allocated on a baais of >50.000 n
for each county. M
Rdlelgh, "Aug 26.?The mangled jJJ?U
body of a woman identified by Cor- ' .
oner Ray M. Bunks as Mrs. Itntit 8i,or
Smith wick of Raleigh ,was ' found
on U. S. Highway 70. one and onehalf
miles north of Gurner early Ne:
The coroner said she was believed
to have been dead when placed on
the highway, and might have been ; Mi
thrown from u speeding automobile ! ]
as her body "was discovered 60 feet "no
from the point where it first struck Sclit
the pavement. 1 Hari
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Rock Hill. S C.. Aug. 26.?Par-;
ents who think giving one son to
Uncle Sam's armed force*' Is heart- ! m
breaking may take a lesson from a r ar
Rock Hill barber who aoon will have ! <>w
(our sons in the U. S. Navy. - | '' 1
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Blackwelder of! ss
Rock Hill. Route 2, now have three ' X|'^
sons. Burton 28. Otto 26. and Buster J'?u '
22. in tlie navy, all sailors on the '?'
cruiser Boise, now stationed ar, 5?a5
Fearl .Harbor, Hawaii. j .a.'
The fourthe Blackwelder, Horace ' B
17, has completed all routine exam-1 "1
inations and will leave in a. few day." King
for active service In the navy. I 'u*re
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Winston-Salem. Aug. 24.?Search- j oll ,
era early today recovered the body | ofTlcl
of James William Strader. former j men<
resident of Charlotte and Atlata
tor 16 years sales representative of I
the Gulf Refining Co.,. who was 1 Fill
drowned August 21. while fishing in Hel
tho Waecamaw river- lb miles out
of Conway. S. C.
ED CAMPBELL BETTER Ca,r
The friends of Mr. Ed Campben.; 1
will hp clrtfl tn lpnrn that hp ! ? hpf.1
ter after suffering: a sudden attack L"
In Myers' Department Store last *?n'
Saturday. Mr. Campbell was !n bed (
for a few days but Is now able to be ylcei
out. , '
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nd the World weti
N S. COBB M
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s Were Equal st
* S. COBS Clev
irestern section of JCansa* about the
id has been commonly practiced for . of (
g through this section of the country an<*
of the drivers, in need of replenish- Klni
mer along tne roaa, wno was naunng deiu
. . ? Can
4? 1 *? Moo
rmer for the much-needed water, the
lo you halrc to haul this water?" now
e farmer drily answered. pain
ranger. "Why don't you dig a well ?" D)et(
e farmer. "It's "bout as fur one way ?o|o
aa fas tare*, lac. 2 the
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KINGS MOUNTAIN. N. C. 1
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rchants Ass'n. Approve
e Of Defense Stamps
Members of the Kings Mountain
chants Association in a meeting
Monday night in the City Hall
roved and endorsed the sale: of
stjse Stumps in retail stores
j.jM. S. Neill, County Chairman
the sale or .Defense Bonds and
nips explained the sate of
lips to the merchants. Tint movy
it was unanimously approved by
members. Merchants secure
nips at the local post office and
< them for resale to their custos
for thdi1 convenience. An al*
t will be. furnished for the stamps
when enough are saved they
be exchanged for a Defense
ilerchuhts expressed themselves
h being extremely happy to be
e to cooperate In the movement
raise funds for national defense,
scon as advertising material is
eived' and distributed by B S.
11 the Stamps will be on sale In
chants' stores throughout Kings
ity Manager H. L. Curdette apred
before the meeting and diasod
with members street lighttor
the Christmas Holidays,
sident E. C. McClaln was author
I to appoint a committee ti ar
50 with the City Manager the
t for the holiday season, as has
1 the custom for the past severe
'resident MdClain was also._ auIzed
to appoint a committee to
e arrangements for a Full FesI
of bargains. This Festival Is
ned 'to be the biggest vajneag
event in the history of Kings
ntaln.. Co-operating merchants
to join in the town wide event
promote Kings 'Mountain as a
ping center and to invite trade
he Beat Town iu the State from
r. McClaln stated Tuesday after
1 that he was. giving careful
ight as to the membership of
two committees and that he
Id be ready to announce them '
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|ss Jean Robinson of Lowell, N.
lias been securetl as special piteacher
for the Kings Mountain j
iols according to Supt. B. N.i
)es. Miss Robinson, who holds j
schclor of Music Degree from
m College. comes highly recom i
ded. After * graduating from Sal;
College, she attended the Juil- J
I Graduate School of Music, j
York City and took Instruction i
?ipe organ at Meredith College.'!
Robinson has had three years
rience teaching piano in the
ic schools of North Carolina. I
the past two years she has been |
of the School of Music at the j
a School for the Blind in Ral-'
L. . . '
'ss Robinson is well known In '
;s Mountain and her friends
a.re delighted that her services
been secured for the next
ol year. She will teach pjauo;
i tuition basis and the school
lals anticipate a large enroll
t in this department.
ieral For Mrs. Carroll
moral services for Mrs. \V. If.
oil, who died at her home near
Chdrryville Road Tuesday morn
at nine o'clock were held yester j
afternoon.at 3:00 P. M. from
ey's Chattel. Rev. S. \V. Johupastor
of . Grace Methodrist
rcli. was In charge of the ser- 1
9. Interment followed in Hul-!
t'U r*ui',<nll hail I., j!ii..IIm. '
?. VM1 I VII UM*? UCCII ? U 11%. Villi
health for several months and :
been critically ill for several)
ks. She was 73 years old and a
re of Cleveland County,
rs. Carroll was a woman who
loved and respected by all who
v her. She reared a large family |
an children who survive her
>e Is also' survived by two broth
John and Tom Poster. both of ]
eland ~ County. The surviving I
Iren of seven daughters and
e sons are: Mrs. Dewey Grigg
Glastopla; Mrs. Withe Payne
Mrs. DeWitt Cobb. both of.
E|> Mountain and Masses Veri.
Minnie, l^eona ana Vergle, of
?8 Mountain, and sons: J. T.
-oil and Stacejr .Carroll of Kings
ntaln. and W. I. Carroll of High
it. She Is also survived by a
iber of grandchildren
/ HALL BEING PAINTED
he exterior or the City Hall ie
' undergoing the first coat or
t einoe the building wae corned
several years ago. Ths same
r, praam, la being applied and
outside of the building Is taking
i new appearance.
rHURSOAV, AUG. 2*. 1*41
STICK TO T
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PARK-GRACE SCHOOL ~j
Park-Grace School, which is located
on the outskirts of Kings Mountain,
will open for the new- term i t
next Wednesday, Sept. 3rd, dccord-j I
1 ing to Mrs. Eloise Nickels, Princl- 1
- a I. Mrs. Nickels stated that every- I
; thing was in readiness for the open- <
| ing, next week, and that she was ! i
looking forward to a very satisfac- I
! tory year. j !
REGISTRANTS ASKED TO
CONSULT LOCAL DRAFT BOARD '
Any matter pertaining to the clas ! (
"ification of a Selective Service reg 1
istrant must be taken up directly ,
Willi ihe local board with which heis
registered. General J. Van B. ,
Metts, State Director of Selective j
Service, advised registrants, their x
dependents and employers.
Communications on this subject
addressed to State or National Se'-'
lective Service Headquarters are al-1 1
v.ays referred to the proper !Ocal
hoard, he said, because only local ?
boards can act upon the cases of
individual registrants until they.I ,
issue been classified. and appeal i
,froin a classification must ue made ' >
through the local board of the registrant.
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Mrs. Carol Harmon . 'c
Clark Dies j T
Mrs. Carojd Harmon Clark. ?14. j 'J
died Tuesday morniug at the home j
of a son, \V. A_. Clark in Kings Moun 1
tain, following an illness of a few b
She is survived by the following ' s
four sons: J. -D. Clark of Bessemer' ;
City. VV. A. Clark and J. f?. Clark of1 ;;
Kings Mountalu. and P. A. Clark of i t
Paw Creek. j
Funeral services were held Wed- j t
nesday morning at 11 o'clock at -the j (
First Wealeyan Methodist Church f
in Kings Mountain, with the pastor
Rev. K. L. Phillips, officintlug. He y
was assisted by ltev. C. A Ramsey i
of Bessemer City.. Interment was In . H
Mountain Rest cemetery. jc
Humorous Story j.J
Br WILL SOGERS
rpHE Worst Joke I heard todar ' ]
* was told to ma by another En jIfshman,
bat it's a food Burglar I
Story. A Burglar was robbing a
house aa quietly as possible, but
his shoes were not padded and they 1
were making a noise. He had Just I '
reached the door of the bedroom | J
l when ha beard a woman's voles, I F
| If yaw deat tabs off your shoes'
I when yea oome late this house ,
there la going to be trouble I Here r.
, it's been raining for three bourn
i and you dare tramp over my ear|
pet with your muddy feott Go <>
1 I I?Si?S? and 'em off!" He (I
i went dowiutaln without a word, a
hot hy dldnt tako Ms shoes off. (
H? went Into the night again and p
the Pal who wae waiting ontalda J
for him aaw a tear glisten In his "
eye as he replied, "I can't rob this *
I house. If s too mnch like home." '
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UcC.il Is Of Gaston i d
Reunion Held Aug. 2U '!
The "MuUills of Gaston" Uc-Id t|
hoir annual reunion at the arbor of '
Jethel August 20. The president. ;H
Mrs. Eai-le."Carpenter. opened the ! ?
pogrom with a few words of wel-j ?
:6me to the members of the clau I v
ind visitors. Sh'e then Introduced I ,
[)r. R. N. Balrd. pastor of Boyrs |
Memorial A. R. P. Church who led | <]
n a short devotional service. I t
Following this a business meet-! p
ng was called by the president. Tlte i
nitiuteg of .the last mueting were s
ead by the secretary. Miss Mar>*( c
itoyco McGill and adopted by the j .,
Ian Reports were called for from ' p
lit* cnuinnen 01 me Lure ana Me-( v
norlal Committee and from tlm ] ?
S'oininatiou Committer. The follow- v
ng officers were elected for next j u
President: Mrs. John . McGill. n
Vice-President: Mrs. Lawrence a
-o'/ell. , - . , j e
Secreary and Treasuior.- Miss Vlr-J 1
tin in Plonk. . ' j 11
A nominating committee was also ^ "
lected for the coming year: Mrs.' *
suae MeGlll. Jr.. tMiss Pearl Hleks. i f
Jr. N. P. MeOill.
Mrs. A. P. Whltesldes, chairman
if the historical coinniiltee. rVpor* ' -y
(I that the history bonks of the Mc-1
Sill Clan were ready for sale. The |
Ian extended a rising . vote of t>,
hanks to Mrs. Whltesides aud Mrs. I 0
nines late Holltnan for their splen-j Sl
id effort and cooperation in getting g
ho material together and typing if. j ^
'he business meeting was then g
rought to a close. _ ' n
A short and appropriate memorial;'
ervice was conducted for Mrs. W. S
i. Ware by Mrs. A. P. Whltesldes. J e:
lite closed her remarks with a beau ! t?
iful poem. S
The speaker for the occasion was ' C
hen Introduced by Mtss Willie Mc-I
ill. Wo worn fnrhmnto l?? havlno ' ^
or our speaker Rev. Carl Herman, j ''
i member of the elan and pastor of (
lion Reformed Church, Ashland. Pa , *
le delivered an interesting and in-; ,l
pirationnl talk on "The Importance! ?
if tlie Family In Modern' TAfe." j 0
An offering was taken and the i ^
'an adjourned for dinner.- A Tempt j
ng and delicious picnic dinner wtts
pread under, the arbor. Dr. R. N.'._
laird was called upon to return i
hanks. The afternoon was spent tn i
oyous fellowship. According to the
egiptel'. 115 relatives and fijends
ttended this year.
Robert L. Carpenter
Funeral services for R-.:>ert b. u
"arponter, who died Tuesday were j
mid yesterday afternoon at i on p.
H. In St. Matthews l>utherar. Chur-; a
h with,the pastor of the Shelby f,p | M
heran Church in charge. TTr. f'ar-i ?
iCnter, who was 56 years old, had ] r,
icen in declining health for some '
Interment followed In Mountain it
test cemetery. C(
Mr. Carpenter was a loyal and
allhful member of St. Matthews a
hurch. | tl
Surviving relatives are: his wld-ti
w. Mrs. liattie Carpenter, three
aughtera. Mrs. Tracy McGinnls, ' r<
Irs. Lloyd Kite. and Miss Hazel1 c
'arpenter, and one son. Hugh Car- w
enter, all of Kings Mountain. He e
> also survived by his mother, Mrs t c
lary Carpenter, two sisters Mrs. f<
'om Mc.bantrl and Miss Ml/.nle C*r li
enter, all qf Oastonia. and brother a
l. W Carpenter of Danville, Va, j
Watch Label On Your Pap?r J
Oent L?t Your SubacripUat.
FIVE CENTS PER COPY
The Kings Mountau City Schools
will open for Ihe 1491-11*42 school
tession ? 9:30 A. M. (Daylight Sar
,ng Timet, next Wednesday. 8epennber
3rd. according to Supt. B. N
Children to be entitled to enrollnent
In the .first grade must be six
reurs of age on or before October 1
i ml. inns ten roll during the first
nontfi of school. They must prosent
to their teacher, upon entrance
i certificate showing they bavo
men vaccinated for Diphtheria..
All children planning to attend
he llittgh School, .who wore not en
oiled in anj' of the Kings Mountain
schools last year arc requested to
time to the office of the high
iclfool principal at Central School
donday morning. Sept. 1st. and reg
ster for the wtirk thev desire to
any. Pupils who graduated from*.'
ho s( vt'ii'h pnulp"' at Wtiti Oont.Hii
iiui Park tlrace Schools do riot need
o come. a* Ui?n have already la-en
egistered rrotti lite rolls turned la
>y the principals; litTt all who havo
ihivciI id Kings Mountain and exiccl
to eater the high ttchuol. are
-X ported to register oil Monday
"Central sjchdpl will have no aaetnhly
in "'.he auditorium on openpg
day as has been the custom.
iu. will he given over to riiroi'.mrru
it' pupil* and cetflnit them yfoperly
ilue.ecf in their classrooms. Tne first
ssembly will be at 10:110 on Frllay
mtirning in the ('mitral Auditor
inn. at which time parents are inited
to attend. This. assembly will
ake the place of the usual assemly
tin the first day. This change is
ciitg made with tite hope that the
chool can get off to a better start
nd that pupils can be taken eare of
[tore adequately than is possible
rlien a general assembly Is attenip
ed for the first day of school.
The high school will have aa anitional
Commercial teacher. giving
wo full time teachers in that doart
meat. which will make possible
ddiltonal business education. The
chool plans to offer additional
purses such as Business Kngltsn
nd advanced business tralutng pre
inratory to going into avtual office
mrk. it is thougTit 'hat a great
uauy pupils who have graduated
rill desire* to return to take this
dvanced business education.
Supt. Barnes stated that the elenentary
' school lost one teacher
nd the high school gained a* teuctar,
which .gives Kings Mountain
he same number of teachers n? .
ust year. The colored srtiool l<i?i
no lonelier. Teachers' sire allotted
('('(inline to llie a vera rc attendant
< of i lie school, four now leacn*
rs ant included In the hieii school
lenity, will) no now teachers beinfj
ported in the elementary schools,
'wo new colored, teachers will ln>
I .Davidson School this veur.
The four now teachers are: Mis'sr?
Kathleen Elliott of Shelby, ("arlyn
Newhy of-Newton, Jean Robin
on of Lowell and Mr. OeorKe Ij.
awyer of Boone. J. E. Hunneycutt
the now I'llncipal of the High
oliool who replaces D M ItrtdKes,
The toarher> lint us released by
up!.. Barnes is complete with Bit*
xeeptlon that.'one Ooneral Reboot
acher V,|| be transferred to East
chool. The list -follows:
Miss Daisy Lovelace, first. Moorsboro.
N. ('.: Miss Kutherine Peel?
lrst. Gibson. N. C. Miss Marie Line
enrer. JEout'tll. Liucoliiiton. N.
tlsH Itosallo B. Polk Sixth. Rocking
inn. N. Miss Sara Allison. Seend.
Mrs. Mary N. Williams, Seonil;
Miss Willie MoGJIl. Third, ,
Irs. Hulh P. Orinand. Fourth. Mrs.
lorolliv I'. Etherldgo. Fiftli, Mrs,
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Opinion* Expressed In This Cotmn
Are Not Necessarily the Views
of This Newspaper.)
The influeuce of Dr. John Maynrd
Keynes. the British, economist
rho visited Washlngtou rectnly, l?
nen by Washington observers in
eports that Administrative official
re considering a new plan to give
man money but not let him spend
.?that is, not for some years to
Tilt! proposal under discussion la
tax plan that is not a tax plau. for
le money that Is collected noW In
txea would be repnld later on.
Briefly, the Idea Is to keep money
acelved as the result of wage inteases
Cl out for^ng pi ic^es nQ>'ard,
causing Inflation. The taxpay
r would be glvtht a credit tup to a
ertain maximum) Ip baby or do?nse
bonds, saving slumps, or spec
il postal savings certificate- ctjulv
lent to the increase in' taxes re-'
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