i| ^POPPlUtTXOW .
a XMoryorated Kln<> Mountain 0,M7
P'-A jfeswdlata Trading Am 18,000
(Elguxaa haasd on registrations of
}tpl Wiur Wrio* and Rationing
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KXWANIAN8 WON'T MEET
The regular^ .weekly meeting of
the King* Mountain Kiwanis club
will not be held Thursday night,
due to the Thanksgiving holiday, it
waa announced by club officials
J. E. Huneycutt, high school
principal, reported] Wednesday that
. average daily attendance for the.,
i paet week showed considerable 1m
. provement over the previous two
weeks when a large number of
echool children were absent due to
sickness. A mild influenza epidemic
. was underway in the city, but indications
are that the posh has pn>s
->*a, tnougn b urge number of per ons
are still afflicted with colds.
The ration board will be open
on Tuesday and Thursday for regular
hours next week as the Kings
Mountain board ends its duties a*
aow set up. Effective December 1,
the board will be consolidated with
the Shelby board. However, Mrs.
Madge P. Warliek, price clerk, will
continue in that capacity in Kings
Mountain, with an office in tne
City Hall which will be open two
day* weekly. The tire panel and
price panel will also continue to
-aerve, it was announced.
VTW TO MBBT
Members of Johnny W. Blackwell
Tost No. 2268 will held a special
meeting at 7:30 Tuesday night at
City Hall, it was i announced this
week by Commander) Charles E.
"Warliek. Full attends*nee is urged.
\ LIONS PROORAM
W. Amos Abrams. member of the
|.;t, , , faculty of Appalachian State Tea"
v ' -ehera college, at Boons will speak
OB "Lionism" at the aamtl.
monthly meeting of the Kinge
Mountain Lions clnb at the Women's
elnb Tuesday night at 6:80.
Mr. Abrame it pait district governor
of Lions District 31-A. Llone
are being urged to attend 100 per
. OOOPER TQI PRHAOH
Rev. E. C. CoopeT, Jr., recently
ordained into the Lutheran ministry,
will deliver the sermon at 8t.
Matthew's Lutheran church Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock, it was announeed
this week by the pastor,
Bev. W. H. Stender.
, HARRILL IK STATES
Set. Thornton Harrill, son of Mr.
aad Mrs. E. A. Harrill, arrived In
"New York Monday, returning from
the Enropean Theater of Onerationa.
He is expected home within
A few days.
W. K. Mauney, J. E. Herndon.
i Aubrey Mauney, Jacob Cooper and
Bev. W. H. Stender attended the
abate convention of the North Carolina
Lutheran Brotherhood held in
P- , HAYES PROMOTED
Captain O. T. Hayes, Jr.. son of
Mr. and Mrs. O. T. Mayes of Kings
Mountain has recently been promoted
to that rank, according to information
received here. Captain
Hayes, an air forces pilot, is now
stationed at Boca Raton. Fla.
8crt. George Hull, son of Mrs.
'Hull. Sr., of Kings Mountain, has
received an honorable discharge
(rent tfl amy, following his return
r - r T *
The home of Opal Walker, at
Vj Phenlx Mill Ho. 2, was half demolished
by fire Friday afternoon at 2
; .o'clock before the blase could be
brought under control by city firemen.
Loss was not estimated.' The
' ' ' . department also answered an alarm
. $ Sunday afternoon, extinguishing a
B I I
BAPTIST PULPIT ? Bev. J.
Lather Little, D. D., of Charlotte, for
many years pastor of First Baptist
church there, la filling the pulpit of
the First Baptist church here until
the recovery of the pastor, Bev. L. O.
Plnnlx, who Is recuperating from Injuries
sustained In an automobile accident.
Dr. Little preached at the
church here Sunday morning.
13 Are Tried
In City Court
Thirteen cases were disposed of in
city recorder's court Monday, according
to records at the City Hall.
J. R. Davis served as judge at the
session, taking the place of Judge O.
C. OTarrell, who has been confined
to his home due to illness.
Bruce H. Mann, charged with operating
a motorcycle while under the
influence of liquor, was found guilty
of drunken driving and handed a sixmonth
sentence, suspended on payment
of $50 and costs. He was later
turned over to military authorities.
A similar judgment was given Oarl
Childert, found guilty of drunken
driving and driving without a license.
Leroy Gordon and George Turner
were assessed with the costs after
jbeing found guilty of shooting dice
for money, but another gambling
charge against Junior Bhanlc was not
p rowed. .
Fined $10 and coats for speeding
were George N. Mentsylor, Bobby
E. Wbisnsnt, Jaraee Perry Allison
and Herbert W. Poppa.
R. J. Anderson, found guilty of
drunkenness an<| illegally transporting
intoxicants, was fined $10 anu
Johnnie Hayes and Carlton Smith
were assessed with the costs after being
found guilty of drunkenness.
Fred Metcalf, charged with running
through a red light, forfeited bond of
WAR DADS MEETINO
Kings Mountain chapter of American
War Dads will hold a meeting
at 7 o'clock Saturday night at the
City Hall, it was announced this
rweek. (Attendance is urged.
Top Local Thank
Housewives prepared turkeys, or
large chickens, cranberry sauce and
the trimmings Wednesday in preparation
for large Thanksgiving dinners
in accordance with neacetlme ThanV*.
Meantime the Thanksgiving holiday
week end began here with a union
service at Fifst Presbyterian
church Wednesday night, when a
throng which filled the church heard
Dr. J. McDowell Richards, seminary
president of Decatur. Ga.j deliver the
The recreation menu for the weekend
is about the same as in former
years for King* Mountain eitizena,
who will have well-traveled servicemen
at Thanksgiving tables in great
er number than in the past foul
The menu include* plenty of tup
key, football and a Thanksgiving
Night dance at the Woman's club
in addition to the customary Thank*
giving church services.
Member* of Boyee Memorial ABF
church will again hold aa early mors
ing service at 8 a. m. to be followed
by the annual Thanksgiving break
For football faae ?'little traveling
will be required, with Charlotte the
first stop on* Thanksgiving after
noon, when the Demon Deacons ol
Wake Forest will aeft the South
Carolina Osmeeoeks.^ Av large nungbet
of Kings Keuatabs 'cltiseaa have bead
displaying tWkefcr fqt this, game, and
Wake Forest is their favorite, doe to
Baptist leanings and the fact that
PrM? B*tt?nr*?, King# Mo*nt*ln lad,
U on* Watt?rl
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KIN OA MOUNTAIN, N. 0., THUS
Buy $306 In^fi
T-B Bonds ^
Kings Mouutain business firm:
have contributed a totui o"
through purchase of tuberculosis
bonds, it was announced this week
by officials ofl. the County Tuberculosis
association, sponsors of the annual
sale of Christinas seals which
began here Monday.
Meantime, Christmas seals hare
been mailed to many Kings Moun
tain citizens, according to Mm Hunter
Neisler, co-chairman of the campaign,
with the request that cbei-K
or cash he returned for the seals.
Incomplete rep%rts for the solicitation
of Shelby business houses
showed total purchases of $330.
The county's quota is $4,200.
Proceeds from the annual sale ar;
used to fight tuberculosis, to discover
new methods of preventing the
disease, to -wipe out conditions which
tend to spread the disease, ahd to
treat 'indigent persons &mictc-l with
the dread "t. b."
Seventy-five percent of the proceeds
in Cleveland county, for work
here, with the remainder going to
state and national organizations
which devote their activities principally
to research and education.
The sale will continue through
Mrs. Neisler stated her apprecla- g^
tion to business firms for what she _ j
termed a "generous response to a
worthy cause," and urged all persons _
who have received the seals to return
money for them as soon as possible. L
Assisting Mrs. Neisler in conduct- *
ing the solicitation of business firms n
were Mesdamet Hayne Blackmer, Arnold
Kiser, J. M. Bhea, Carl Mauney,
Margaret 8now, Jim Smith, Char
let Dilling, James McGUl, Dan Flng'
er, Myron Rhyne, Don Blanton and
Misses Eoline Keeter and Peggy Be.
Service Discharge J
List Still Growing 6a
? ... ~ : .. s<
oervice aiscnarge* in tungs mob*tain
continued to grow in number th
this week, with a large number of gJ
men returning home.
(Included among the men arriving
' home were Sgt. James E. Anthony,
Jr., a veteran of service in France
andj Germany, and son of Dr. and m
Mrs. J. E. Anthony, 8gt. Cecil Crook
i returning from Egypt, Cpl. Frank
Ballard, and Frank Gladden, all who ,,
served in the army, and I. B. fio- ^
forth, Jr., veteran of service in Chi'
na with a navy hospital unit, Lt. as
(j.g.) Joe C. Hedden, husband of j
Mrs. Frances Crouse Hedden, Luther
R. Mitcham, who served aboard a de- M
stroyer in the Pacific, James E. Har tQ
ris, who saw sea duty* in both tho t
Atlantic and Pacific, and P.obert H.
Burton, husband of Mrs. JVirl Bur- .
ton, who also served in the Pacific. pj
And Church ?
Larger Parcels May Be n:
Sent Army Men Overseas i,
Parents, relative* and friends of w
amy personnel overseas may now <x
end larger (parcels to these men,
according to an announcement made
this week by George Hord, assist- /
ant postmaster. 1 V
Mr. Hord aald that the local
poeeofflce has been notified that 1
1 parcels weighing] op to 11 pounds ?
and not exceeding 48 Inches In length
or 78 Inches In . length and
girth combined may be sent to army
personnel with APO addressee.
Ike weight limit was formerly i'
five pounds and 19m rfser limit 36 F
There are no restrictions on mall- "
lng of paresis to navy personnel "
| renewal of the Duke-North Carolina R
aeries. Duke fans are confident that
> the Bine Devil* will win again, while *'
, Carolina supporters are speaking in j
I auiet tone* of a possible upset. They
, think this may be Carl Snavely'# Z,
year to get revenge for the famone
, 1936 walloping Carolina'* rose-sniffi
lng team absorbed from Duke. f
Most business houses, open all day _
> Wednesday, will be closed Thanks_UV
tV. ?-l? -J ??-- 1
[- glTiHg) WI?U VUT7 VACOptlOD Ui VQ*J
. drag rtoree which will obeerve Son* ?.
; day Mfcra, tod majority of the ?r lee
,. etatlone. The First National
" book, '^et of fire, ration board, draft ?
board, elty offieee and other boardd J
will take the holiday*
Sehoole eloeed Wedaeeday afters
BDAY, NOV. 22, 1948 '
v) Be In Oper
v x^Bfe- Axtigfc
Agriculture Commissioner W. Kerr lor
cott la shown here trying out thU wc
ate's first mechanical cotton picker tl
Vfter completing the trial near ha
id Springs, Scott expressed the opln tl
Report Shows Be
Reports of Kings Mountain bond ]?
ming agents through Tuesday of
is week showed 'that $182,625 In Id
ictory bonds have been purchased
iring the Victory loan campaign
bich began on October 29, with $26,- wi
10 of this figure in "E" bonds. CI
J.Vfe. DavU, "bond drive chairman, he
id the jlrive waa progressing better ar
Jin tome had anticipated, but added se
at increased baying will be neces- M
ry it Kings Mountain is to do its
are in the Victory Loan campaign. ti<
He also offered the suggestion that ed
>nds bought between now and De- ch
snber 8 rould make ideal Christ- gr
as gifts and eould also count on the
>ud quota. > of
He gave particular attention to dc
E" bond#f"urging individuals to e(]
iv as many as possible ? not only jn
i help the reaching of the quota but M
i a good investment and savings
" 'Ef bonds pay 2.9 percent, inter- 8tl
t," Mr. Davis pointed out, "if held th
i maturity, and that is a good _re- <-r
Report oft bond sales by individual te
suinjf agencest (follows-,
Irst National Bank >162,200.00 ne
ome B.J and. |L. Assn. ; 12,225.00 jn
ostj office 1,925.00 al
argrace Mill 5,700.00 th
inline Mill 575.00 m
"This is the final bond campaign,* gc
id with victory won, none shonld M
ill down] on. buying hie share of
>nds. Th4 money is needed for ma- di
r purposes,", Mr. Davis stated, m
with the principal ione being return
ig our men to the, TTtaited States for p
scharge. Mustering out pay alone
ill require an estimated $2,300,000,>0.'*
n Accident 2
Two Kings Mountain girls were innred
in a wTeck at the corner of
ranklin and Trentoh streets in Gas>hia
at 2:45 Sunday morning when
le Chevrolet coach In which they
ere riding struck a telephone post, ^
William Lester Watterson, jr., of 01
ling# Mountain, driver of the wreck- .
i automobile, said the lights of an
pproaehing ear blinded him with
le result that hs lost control of the R
ehiele as he was going east oa _
ranklin, officers said. ^
Marie Wright received a sprained .
nkle and Lilllaa Strickland is suf- '
ftrincr frnm m. frtAttirsi) nulvii hnns. I
onnie She Cobb and France* Cappa, _
l?o of King* Mountain and occuanti
of the' eat, Whre uninjured, of- F
eera aaid. . , In
ttolen Auto Recovered
Lt Camp Droit Friday ?J
1*e 1017 Chevrolet automobile own M
I by Mr*. Grady Montgomery 1 of
frovbf and reported atolen Monday n
Call For C<
i that the mechanical cotton plckei
ittld "put King Cotton back on th<
irone In Dixie." The picker car
rveet aa much cotton In an hour ai
le average hand in a week.
iwanis Heard School
[en At Meet T.ofit Week
As a feature of National Educatioi
sek, the member* of the Kiwani
ub, at their meeting last Thursday
ard Superintendent B. N. Barnes
id Principal J. E. Huneycutt de
ribe condition* in schools in King
onntain and in Cleveland county.
"The purpose of National Educa
>n week," Mr. Huneycutt explain
[ "is to give the school faculty
ance to put the educational pro
am before the public."
Mr. Huneycutt spoke of a numbe
things that the Kiwanis Club ha'
me for the school, and he express
I his appreciation for their interes
the educational program at King
Mr. Huneycutt told the Kiwanian
at Kings Mountain high ?hool t
i accredited school and comes up t
e high standard required by the ac
editing agency in the library, th
srk of the students, and the cafe
Superintendent Barnes, spoke o
seded repairs to the school build
gs. He pledged to the Kiwanian
id other citizens of Kings Mountal
ie fullest measure of devotion i
alrtner I Vi p TTinora Mnnntlin achnnl
>od school for the children of King
ountain to attend.
J. C. Bridges, who has recently bee
scharged, was welcomed as a nei
ember of the Kiwanis Club.
aul Mauney Chairman
if Sunday School Croup
Paul Manner was unanimously ele
id superintendent of the newly 01
inized Sunday school in the Mai
ace' and Park Yarn communities a
e second meeting of this group las
At the same meeting the member
?ted to change the Sunday schot
m" to 2 o'clock, which becomes th
igular hour beginning next Sunday.
This Sundav school, which was 01
tnized on Sunday afternoon. Noi
1, meets in the Margraee club hous
he 8unday School Council has bee
irmed. and holds its first meetin
i Tueadavl night of this week.
The officers of the Council are s
>llows: Chairman, Paul Manney; S?
itary Treasurer, of the Sunda
;hool, 8am Weir; Com? 'Me* chal
on, Cllffird Klrkns, Mrs. Clarenc
ally, lAruold Jackson, Clarence Joll
fro. Arthur Ramrtck; Sunday schot
schers. Henry McKelvie. Miss Ai
ie Eaurie Summitt. Mrs. E. T. Plot
nd Mrs. Sam Weir.
riday at Camp Croft, 8. C., accord
iff to Chief of Police W. C. Tin
Mr. Timmon* said1 the car was It
tted parked at Gate 4, Camp Crof
nd that a Soldier, whose name wi
?t immediately avatlabte had y
itted the theft.
He has been turned over to arm
athorltiee at Camtf Croft for disc
llaary aation. ... ....
FIVE CENTS PEE COPY
i Few Months
Kiiijis Mountain will have a country
club within the next few months,
with clubhouse an.l nine hole golf
course, if present plans of the Kings
Mountain Country Club Association,
Inc., are carried out per schedule.
Directors of the organization met
at the City Hall last Thursday night
and authorized the building commit
tee, of which Aubrey Mauney Is
chairman, to go forward with plans
j for remodeling tin' large home on the
jit. ,S. Plonk estate property into a
clubhouse, and plans were set for the
seeding of grass on the golf eourse.
The Plonk property is under lease
with option to buy to th- Country
Club association and the association
owns approximately 17 acre? adjoining
Roofing fot the elubhouse is already
bought and on the ground*, (nut
present plans s-all for remodeling of
r the interior to make a large banquet
) room, with a kitchen and locker
1 room to bo .built as an addition to
1 the present structure. Contracts have
already been let for putting on a
- new roof and for painting.
Greens, tees, and fairways for the
I golf course have already been laid
' out by an expert Landscaper and the
planting of the grass will complete
the job on the course.
It is the plan of the directors to
- make arrangements for regular serving
of meals at the club.
Memberships in the club' are a
vailable through purchase of one
share of stock in the corporation, at
$100 per ahare. Glee A. Bridges is
" chairman of the membership commit1
tee and stock may be purchased from
' him or from W. I* Plonk, secretary.
^ "Naturally, uae of the clob fadli
ties will be limited to member#," said
' Jo? A. Neialer, president. "According
to present plan it will be only a few
months until Kings Mountain will
'* have & country club which will com*
pare favorably with that of any city
of comparable size and better than
most. We feel that the club will be
T a distinct asset to Kings Mountain.
* "Memberships in the club will be
limited, and citizens who anticipate
* using thq club facilities should se*
cure their stock immediately."
H. Tom Fulton is chairman of the
s grounds committee.
* Directors of the organization meet
0 monthly, and further announcements
' are expected to be forthcoming fole
lowing the December meeting.
: Name Weathers
? Bynum L. Weathers, of Shelby,
judge of Cleveland county recorders
n a. ? - - ' 1 ' * * *
court, [was elected president or tne
* Cleveland County Bar association at
a dinner meeting of the group at the
Woman's club here Tuesday night.
I Host at the dinner was Ketor A.
Harrill. Kings Mountain lawyer and
retiring presideET of'the association.
Other officer, "sme'l were: Henry
B. Edwards, Shelby, vice president;
f secretary treasurer. L. T. Hamrick >
' Jr., Shelby Tre-Jiected); and cSBnael
or, Horace Kennedy, Shelby,
t Xaj formal program was heTTT.
t Guests at the dinner included 15.
A- Houser, clerk <X eouurt, Miss Do?
vie Logan; assistant to ifr. Houser.
>1 John Cannon, Shelby Daily 8tar, Mrs.
* Rush Hamrick. Jr.. Cleveland Times,
and Martin Harmon, Kings Mountain
r. A delicious turkey dinner was fPr
g Elephants To Appear
L* In Christmas Parade
y The elephants are coming!
r. J. O. Darracott. rvs!r-?n of the
e Merchants association committee in
r charge of the Christmas opening eele>1
brat ion to be held on December 11,
? said yesterday that two eirens eleit
phants would be on hnnd for the parade
and that Banta Clans, who ts
- scheduled to arrive by airplane for
l_ the event, will ride one of them In
( the parade.
Arrangements are also being made
( to obtain a band for the parade, and
t children who own bicycles are being
is urged to_ get their decorations ready
'* for the priie contest. . H
Other announcements concerning
the event are to be made aa farther
plana are completed. '