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Sl^"" Kluga MooaUln 6,547
f|[ Local New.
*HTKB IN STATBS
ifslft k-v- Mtjw Myron Bhyne, ion of Mrs.
t3taud? Bhyne and husband of Mrs.
Barak Harnfc right Bhyne, arrived
fcgUlfowport Ne*we, Va., Tuesday
} hV>t, returning from a long tour
? ', > 1 mt duty in Africa. Major Bhyne la
&S Y expected in Kings Mountain ChrisW&-'
' A Moxaac uump
lA-Pom. J. W. (Mike) Milaaa,
' xm*, was released from active I
1* the navy at Charleeton, 8.
C, last week, and it now visiting
r^V^d;-U* parent# in Clinton, 8. 0. Ho ia
.;*e?peieted in Kings Mountain next
Kf; * :.
i\'l SAKLT MPBOVTNO
|sls ><$' The condition of C. I* (Jim)
King* Mountain business I
' *?aa who ia recuperating from a
heart attack in Cherokee
j-V ' Ooaaty hoapital at Oaf f ney, 8. C.,
/f.waa described as improved SaturMr.
Barljr, however, is still un1
d?r an 6xygen tent for a portion of
da y, it vu reported*
Director* of the Kings Monntain rff
??h association did not
f>5^?V*wPT " having been poetpon
due to the nearness' of ChristThe
directors win meet the
third Thursday in January, it was
t-v a j^Mcronced.
Bk?r. ' 1i. MTT.T.WTt DIBOHABOBD
Rfc;* Calvin Coolldge Miller, Steward,
gjHSfia, 22, route 1, Rings Mountain, I
Bfc: Tscslved an honorable discharge
IT the navy December <19. He
IT; nerved in the navy for|27 months.
E Sis last duty was al>oart?the TJB8
Efearrison, a dushrefref. Miller was
IPV.JP school at A and T college when
HKoltf entered the navy and plane to
B^v ' Renter eehool there.
, UOKI Oil IB
Kf; ^Jjf^bers ft the Lions elnb
K; jfcAtr^oneetvatlon committee die-tHMted
Chrihtmas baskets to blind
ggfcjJ fiMM iwing in the community I ]
^' wv < rtnad ether needy persons Sunday af-teraoon,
in line with the '_ehb'e
VAMtnal Christmas eastern. I
gflk; Ihx listing in Kings Mountain (
aflfc.', -wCl begin January and all per- ,
|S.< - sons - srre urged to list their taxes |
-as early as possible, Clfy Manager
7H. Ie-Bwrdette said this week. De- j
-tails of the listing had not been com- (
- plated -Thursday, and Mr; BuraMSy'?dstte
eeUld not be reached Sunday I
* for fuller plans concerning annual 1
'M ' tax listing.
'. Otis W. Greene, Barber 3c, West
street, Kings Mountain, has I
^fey,-M(tea' honorably discharged from the
fallowing 24 months Berries',
v accordtng to a dispateh from the
SroFHbvV. ?- * Kary Separation Center,
Vvi^^^0hartesteh, 8. C. Greene eerred a
t' pi"4f 1
L ^B m
In Friday Fire
Dorsonteen Wotaic, four-year-old
rid daughter of George Wom<c, negro
winter who live* off the CherryriUe
oad near Ebeneier negro church, whs
leverely burned about 7:80 Frl&y
Doming when the heme burned to the
(round after an oil stove exploded.
Woenie himself was burned about
:he face aad hands, when he went in;o
the burning house to reeeus the
The ehild is receiving treatment in
ke H.k?lknr k??r.U.al - nil ISO
an appeal to dtlieas of the city far
gifts for Oeoige Womfto and Ma
hilly, following tta homing of
their homo Friday monitor Mr.
Brtdgea aatd that any gift of food,
uood clothing, or moody would ho
agwaulatad and ahould bo loft at
Bridges and Hamrlek Hardware. The
ABB Man's today tohoel claas
mode t donatlan for fko Woarie
family of BUI an fir.
JUT TuncCy" ^rTonSRBSTiET mr
ly satisfactory." ? .
The fire from the explbding oil
store ynt geiehly sod the hoeee
was ahnoet immediately enveloped la
Tt waa reported that only Waarie
sad hia wife were awake, and that
the 10 children ? ranging in ag^
from eight month* to IS years ware
The nre totally aettroyed the imm
and all Ita eontenta ? fnralaMnge,
elothee nl ftti
dakob at unir
Dean Hndaon and hie oreheat re
nationally known daaea band, win
play for a daaea at tfco Shelby Armory
Tbnraday night. The danee la
a benefit affair, epoeeored by the
llihy Tnler Chamber ad deimaar
KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. ~o" I
Four More Service
Men Arrive Home
Foot port Kings Mountain men
hay* antnd from foreign toll In
time for OMlaUnaa at home.
Axrirlng this weA end were BnCtna
Ooforth, ton of Mr. and Mm.
B. D. Ooforth, S*t. Hugh Fall*,
? 1M M mu, aula 0071*
( nooks) McPenlel. mil of whom
?'1kyo received discharges mnd who
- mzo nhmlBf from the Buropean
Thsmtor of OpormUoBs, mad Li Don
OUto, moo of Mis. B. B. Olive, re'
[tuning from tka Pacific Theater.
IA. Ottre Is on terminal leave.
Stag Club Set
Offieimlt of the Kings Monntmin
Stag elnb reported plans complete Sat
urday for the renewal of the elnb's
mpnnml Christmas reunion, which jrill
feature a formal banquet Wednesday
evening, followed by a public dance
to ,be held at the Woman 'e club.
Members and former members of
the slab, with their wires mad guests.
will eonreae at a baaquet at the
Moaataia View Hotel at 7:80 with aa
tieipated attendance of 48 persons.
' The dance, featuring music by the
Teen-town Gats, 10-pieee dance orchestra
from Oastonla, is scheduled
to begin at 9:80 and continue until
? p. hl . \
The da nee will be semi-formal.
Script la I1B tax included. ?',
A chfb official yesterday iasaed a
list of members mad former Members
of the ergaaimOea, which ft* > said
had bees compiled from wumiff: aad
without the beaeflt of ebsb roeorfti
which could aot be losgtod. f
"An effort . to eoajdet each mem
k7^aM,*""a*a uqNM vto
Km b*ra^oT?rlook?d ikooll Mki kla
Mlf, know*, mm w* ptm wudflNl
ktrt *n W*bM **4 fMMt ;M>*
ION DAT, DEOHMBBB 34, IMS
Shows Good Year
Member* of the King* Mountain Kl
iranis club paused to look over thei
pa*t year's work at their meeting a
the Woman'* Club Thursday night
hs Harry Page presented the repor'
of the club achievement committee
which recorded an active year'* civi
The report was signed by the com
I '??ii - - ?1.1 -a- -i - ? '
mivico wnica inciQaw, in aaaillOD v
"M>. Page, EL A. JtarrlTl, Chairman
'and Aubrey Mauney.
The report follow*:
"The Aetivitle* of the Club forthi
year 1948 indicate marked pro grew t<
'ward attainment of the objecta fo
which Kiwania ataada.
' "Putting firat thing* firat, th
dub in a body attended a Bible eon
$eren?e at the Preabyterlan churel
to hear Dr. 7. C. Morgan. On Marel
'29th it attended a Revival Service a
the A. R. P. church, after hearing ai
'addraaa on Practical Chrlatiaaity b;
Hon. 7red Helm* of Charlotte. 1
"Go to Church Campaign" waa Ina*
gurated oa May 20th with a Bibl
HH?ia given by the Plonk 8choo
'of Creative Arte in the local higl
cheat auditorium. The public reopen
ded splendidly and, we doubt tf any
thing finer could have been eoueetv
ed and better preeeated to eneourag
the public geaerall to enpport th
Chare hoc. Tiaally, the Club had th
mlnlMeiu of the town and BUrroual
tag territory ea guoate when Dr. 1
a, MeniiuA or uorraojr, h. v., a*
Hrmd a uttirty lUna oa 0od'
OoOiMIH to Vu
'To mm* on tb* yiWn u? twi
tMtmil tV? ciot> It
tbo loot twain month* wtD take to
took flat, bat it ?u fortoaat* n
kttrtaf am who won t*od?ra la tk*1
Htpiiflil floUa of thought. Robs
mm wttfe ItlOmlliitil roroUtten.
"J* tot? ilah rilatiaai, tfca CM
Almost All T
With King* Mountain tcxti
! plants, garages and city offices elo
I en ror cnristmas holidays, Kini
I Mountain merchants readied thei
! selves over the week end for the 1
nal Christmas Eve buying rush ar
I tried to unpack more goods for las
, minute shoppers.
J ' Meantime, Saturday's sun was r
j placed by grey clouds on Sunm
(which bad older citizens predictir
| more snow to go with the white co<
jering still on sidewalks, porches ar
roofs. The weather man official!
joined them to brighten prospects f<
| a white Chrlstmaa.
I lA. few more servicemen beat tl
deadline and arrived home ft
Christmas holidays with their fafti
lies, some of them carrying loni
awaited dischargee, and others mere'
Msrrhswta of Kings Mountaii
win be open tonight for the bono
fit of Christmas shoppers until t
p. m. A number reported arrival o1
Christmas merchandise to re-flll thi
shelves which were emptied gator
on fnrlongh, but all in all it appea
ed that Kings Mountain's first pos
war Christmas wonld be highly sati
factory, in spite of lack of whit
shirts, nylon hose, other desired gi
' items and sn over-abundance <
On Sunday, many Kings Mountai
j a ? a- *
I i'cjouub aucuufu cnurcnes xo aei
! the Christmas story retold and 1
j ^ear special Christmas music.
The re-organized Kings Mountai
I Stag elub, batehelor's organizatio
.whose membership is mostly ex-se:
Ivioemen, will present a dance at th
Woman's Clvb Wednesday night, ru
.ceded by a private banquet. Thi
j will highlight the Christmas soeii
ensor which will include a numbi
of private parties and dinners.
Majority of Kings Mountain eit
rcna will enjoy at least two dayi
.freedom from work. City employee
with the exception of the fire an
(Cont'd on back page)
f Years frojn now, folks
1 fopdly about Christmas
I of speech something like '
\ "Do you remember Chri
big snow, and John was ;
was tne nrst peace-time
1940, and even then ever
"We'd been through rat
and labor shortages, an<
sons and our neighbor's sc
fighting, heading for it.
"We'd had a time, that
gifts for everybody, for
money than goods, and I
telling people they were
"Sugar was a very shoi
Christmas dinner with at
than the sweets.
"But it was a nice Ch
gifts didnt really matter
and it had jus^snowed a
before. The Jrfds had a bi
the Christmas tdueh, and
back into Christmas."
Wonderful it would be
I* -1 111 11-1- HT
I uc uuutuiueu "kh hub: i
, I peacetime Ohristmases. 1
? At this Christmas seas(
r the world faces a tremen
t> The answer: Only if w
Prince of Peace, whose b
^ I ^y *
i ii imBSMHI
1 O Pages
FIVE CUNTS PER OOPi
\i Ends Today;
0 Get Holiday
' | Next Herald Edition
p I To Appear January 3
n- Xn this Issue of the Ueriid, the
?j. majority of the business firms of
id Kings Mountain are saying Merry
Christmas and Happy New Tear to
their friends and patrons
The Herald staff made an effort
ir to contact all business firms In the
ig city regarding Christmas greetings,
r. | realises that it missed a few. The
id Herald regrets these omissions, but
Ij it was physically impossible to
ir contact all firms and meet the
1 Monday morning deadline.
ie . This will be the final 1945 issue..
>r i of the Herald. The next issue will
i- appear January 3, 1946, when the
j. Herald again resumes Its regular
ty Thursday morning publication.
" The Herald Joins with Kings
i Mountain firms In wishing for sach
and all a Joyous- Christmas season.
: School's 1946
- Schedules Set
^ Kings Mountain high school will
pl?y >t8 tint conference basketball
ft game of the forthcoming season on
January 11, at Butherfordton, and
will play Its first conference home
n game on January 15 when Lincolnir
ton invades the Mountaineer gym, according
to schedule by Principal J.
n Definite information on tthe team's
in 1946 prospects Is yet unavailable. a?
r. the 1945 Western Conference chaml#
pionship aggregation was riddled by
C < ?
i Only Robert Neill. of last year'a
,1 1 starters, is on the squad this yeax.
?r However. Conch Don Parker Has a
v.timber of replacements who are ert.
i pecteil to come through in fine fasa<
Hunevoutt also announced an
*' eight-game. conference baaebaB
^ schedule, indicating that the loea)
(Cont'd on back page)
should be able to reminisce
1945, with the general trend
istmas 19451 We'd just had a
just borne from the army. It
Christmas we'd had since
pbody knew we'd be in it.
ioning, and war profiteering,
1 the strain of knowing our
>n8 were in combat. Or if not
Christmas '45, trying to get
there seemed to be more
know the clerks got tired of
sorry but they had no white
rt ration, and we prepared a
scent on the turkey rather
rintmna n#fAi> oil #a?
m. m# r Wl my ?VA VUV
We were together again,
. couple of times the week
g time. It somehow added
. helped put the <tmerry"
>, if this conversation Could
t was the first of the eternal
[he world has quit fighting." '*
>n, 1945, Kings Mountain and &
dons challenge. Shall peace
e follow the principles of the irth
we oelebrate. ^