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Member* of the ' Johnny W.
BMekwell Poet 2268, VFW, will
BMt Tuesday night at 7:46 at the
City Hall. Commander Charlie Warj
'' lick is urging a full attendance.
Principal business of the meeting
will be election of officer* for the
coming year, he etated.
Member* of the King* Mountain
Kiwanis clnb will eee a sound film
"Assignment Tomorrow," at their
regular meeting at the Woman's
Club Thursday night at 6:30. The
film ia being presented under the
direction of B. N. Barnes and is
distributed by the National Educatlon
KIW AVIANS NAMED
J. E. Huneyeutt and Harry Page,
members of the Kings Mountain
Kiwanis dab, hare been appointed
to membership on Kiwanis district
(committees by District Governor
Jasper B. Hicks of Henderson. Mr.
\ Huneyeutt was named to the vocational
guidance con^nlttee, while.
Mr. Page will eerve on the classl,
Aeation and membership committee.
The appointments were made
knewm la n letter to Glee A. Brld-'
gee, president of the local club.
- Offieer* and directors of the
Kings Mountain Junior Chamber of
Ownmems war* guaata of the Shelby
organisation at its maaHag at
Petal Charles Monday night. The
. F. T. A. ttmro
Members of Osatral school Parent-Teaeher
association are inviting
enbm of other P. T. A. organ]^
cations of Kings Mountain to attend
Its meeting to be held at
Central andHorinm Mbndty night
at 7:30. The NEA film "Assignment
Tomorrow" will be ihown at
POCK MEN HOME
Kings Moontain service men who
were separated from the armed
forces during the past week included
James Everhart, army, Lt. Fred
Finger, army, now on terminal
leave, Oale McDaniei, navy, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Grier McDaniei, and j
"i Bobby Hord, army.
; '9' Balnbridge, Md. ? William F.
Stroup, AOM3C, has been honorably
. - discharged from Naval Service at
the Separation Center, Balnbridge,
-,js Btroop, Who was last stationed on
iSC: 'Us tJSS (VPB 23, has been in milisiliilus
wife lives in Kings Mountain,
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- TWO MEN OOMZNO BOMB
V- Pearl Harbor, T. H.?Opl. Clsrenes
K. Defriece, of 404 W. King et.,
' and Pfe. B. O. Hotn, Kings MonoA.tain.
N. C.. are anonr 2030 Armr
v?t?ru? returning to the 8tate? av->
heard the U88 KENTON, en attack
-itrmneport of the "Magic Carpet"
fleet. Thie ahip left Yokohama, Ja
Y '*V2ja?, January IS, and it scheduled to
-SiirriVe in Seattle abont Jannary 28.
%-$!* US8 KENTON in an attack
,v; transport of the type which support?4;a4.
the eeisare of stepping (tone be'
' * *? Japanese home itlaaads,
''' '?' nimlnUiain'
and to ehore baaed
'a ' . '
y Scout Week
Kings Mountain Boy Scouts will
join with others throughout the
world during the coming week in the
annual observance of Boy Scout
week, February 8-14.
Thia year's observance in Kings
Mountain will be featured by the annual
Boy Scout church service, to be
held at First Baptist church Sunday
night, and the annual Boy Scout
banquet set for the Woman's club on
Tuesday night at 7 o'clock.
Bev. W. H. Btender, pastor of St.
Matthew's Lutheran church, will deliver
the Scout sermon, and Henrv
McKelvie, of Kings Mountain, recently
elected president of the Pied-'
mont Council, will make the principal
address at Tuesday's banquet,
which will also be a joint meeting of
the Kiwsnis and Lions clubs, sponsors
ol\ the banquet. - v
A total of 220 tickets for the banquet
have already been reserved. Persons
wishing to attend the meeting
ean purchase tickets for 75 cents,
from officials of the Lions elub, in
eharge of arrangements for the affair.
Also present at the banquet will be
B. M. Sehiele, Piedmont Oouncil Executive.
All Scout troops will attend the
church service la a body, it was announced.
Purpose of Boy Scout week is to
emphasise the value of the Boy Scout
program la training boys in the qualities
of good citizenship.
Jiauay Dickey, son of Mrs. Bessie
Dickey of Kings Mountain, has
ro-satarod Ostawba college following
hie recent diaehaiga from the
marine; Kings Mountain .
a# e? the Bit
Ontawba football team.
C. - T. Bennett, well-known Kings
Mountain contractor, announced this
s - il - Tt. as. v*_l.t- %
nccr* JivrUlAViVU UI DCUDCll OnCK IQll
Tile company which he hopes to have
in operation here within two months.
Mr. Bennett, owner of the new enterprise,
said the plant, when instilled,
will have a maximum capacity of
40,000 bricks per day, and would employ
approximately 30 men. The
plant will be located about one mile
west of the city off the Shelby highway.
Work is already underway on the
site, he stated, and added that the
$50,000 plant, purchased from 8teven
son Brick company, New Bam, would
be moved here soon.
He described the plant as the newest
in brick manufacture.
In addition to both face and common
briek, the firm will also manufacture
*"We expect to be making briek
within 00 days," Mr. Bennett said,
"but much, of course, depends on the
Installation of the new plant will
mark the presence in Kings Mountain
of a brick manufacturing concern for
the first time since the cessation of
-ODsmtion of Oarnenter Brickvanl.
which *u located on the property
now occupied by Fred J Wright and
Sow, concrete block fmanufactnrere.
Herald Has Short-Term
Monopoly In Big Oity
The Herald hae proved an important
paper in.at leaat one distant
point right now, according to information
received here this week.
In Cleveland, Ohio, where newspaper
wyloyiia are oat on strike, no
papers are being issued. Except for
radio, Cleveland eitiaeas last week
had ao news spout the tragic "Cleveland
firs in which nanny lost their
Hiss lUbeeea Bradford, who lives
la Cleveland, wrote relative# here
that aha looked forward oven more
to the arrival of the Herald. ' It is
the ssly newspaper eh# Is receiving
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Thirty case* were dispse$ja3^'*i?
Recorder's Court here Monday/'yi^h
two defendants getting tours of duty
on the roads when they failed to pay
fines for drunkenness, another getting
12 months on two counts of assault
with a deadly weapon, ahd
three receiving suspended sentences
for drunken driving.
Bill Moses Laahley went to the
roads for two months on two count*
of drunkenness, and Roy O. Kelley
got one month on the same charge.
Hiawatha Parker drew the 12-month
term for assault with a deadly weapon
and Oeorge E. Ware, Sam Jams*
Crawley, Jr., Elita H. Yelton paid
fines of $50 and costs in lieu of 1
moDin MnuncN lor driving aruno.
LicenM of Wore and Crowley were
revoked and Yelton woe fined $10
ond costly for driving without one.
Parker was assigned to work under
the board of county commissioners.
The following judgment* were
handed down for drunkenness: Edword
Kennedy, $5 ond eosts; John J.
Ouinn, John Wesley Brown, Linord
Sorrott, Joe Howell, D. P. Foils,
Claude Morrison, Henry C. Curry,
Thomas Dfuon ond (On^y Redmond,
eosts; Oerold Bhytle, $5 ond costs;
Corey Biddlx, $10 ond eosts; John
Hullender, $5 ond eosts. Clyde Svons
ond Albert Wright, who faced drunkenness
ehorges. forfeited bonds.
Edward Olst, found guilty of lores
ny, was flood $15 and eosts in llsu
of a three-month sentence, Luther
Klbler paid a fine of $10 and costs
for assault, ond Basil Hoppa and
Glenn E. Hamrlek were fined $10 and
eosts for speeding.
lA. B. Barrett woe fined $20 and
costs for speeding ond driving without
a license, and Jewel Matthews
was fined $10 and eosts for driving
without a license. John Gist, found
guilty of tampering With a witness,
was given a three-month suspended
term, and paid a fine of $10 aad
Bverette H. Pearson, charged with
drunkenness and resisting arrest, requanted
a jwtj tiia^. and Tihw*
Kesnedy was found not guilty ee' %
charge of assault on a female.
ture To Be New
Bed Cross Committee
Named; Meets Tonight
J. E. Herndon, chairman of the
Rod Crow food campaign in Kings
Mountain which gets underway in
March, yesterday announced that
John I*. McOHll would serve as cochairman,
gave his campaign commits*,
and called a meeting of the
group at the City Hall at 7:30 tonight.
The organisation announced Includes:
B. 8. Nelll, treasurer, Ladd
Ham rich, advance and Industrial
gifts, George Hooaer, industrial employees,
O, W. Myers, business district;
Mrs. Frank R. Summers, residential,
J. B. Hunsycutt, schools,
Glee A. Bridges, outlying schools,
Karl Sawyer, public employees, O.
F. Barry, (hover, solicitations,
Martin Harmon, publicity, and James
Gibson, colored solicitations.
Also scheduled is a dinner meeting
of ttitfioup on March A which...
will officially launch the drive here.
Goal of the Kings Mountain
drive will be $4,060, less than half
the 1946 quota of $10,000.
Allen's Flower Shop
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Misses Grace and B?lma A^len of
Kings Mountain are announcing this
week the opening on Monday of Allen
'a Flower Shop on East King
The new firm, using the slogan
"Anything In Flowers," will be able
to furnish cut flowers, pot plants,
corsages and will eater to floral
needs for funerals and weddings, i
The firm will be open uaily frem A
a. m. to p. m and on Sundays, from
2 to 6 p. m.
The proprietors are the daughters
of Mr. and Mrs. Will Allan, of Kings
Mountain. Miss Selma Allen was for'
merly associated with Colonial Flower
Shop, Charlotte, and Miss Oraee
Allan waa formerly employed at
Bridges add Ham rick.
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In Local Drive
W. L. Plonk, chairman of Kings
Mountain's Victory Clothing Collection
announced this week that a total
of 8,002 garments hau "been given
by eltlaens of tba community and area,
and that the garments had already
been shipped to this state's
receiving station for sorting and ship
moat to needy peoples of other nations.
The total included the garments
given through the Lutheran church.
King* Mountain thus exceeded ita
quota of 7,500 garments.
In announcing the successful completion
of the campaign, Mr. Plonk
also listed winners of the school letter-writing
contests, and issued a
statement thanking those who helped
make the drive successful.
The following school class rooms
won prizes for letters written for
enclosure with the garments. BethWans
school, 4th grade, Euzalia Bridges,
teacher; Oth grade, Elizabeth
Keel, teacher; West School, 4th grade
Mrs. W. J. McGill, teachet; 5th grade
Mrs. C. Q. Bhyne, teacher; East
school, 4th grade, Miss Annie Roberta
teacher; 7th grade, Mrs. Joe H. Thorn
son, tdacher; Central Grammar, 7th
grade, Mrs. MeCormick, teacher; Davidson
school, 7th grade, Lillian Bowell,
teacher, 10th. grade, Mary Davidson,
teacher. Central high school
did not participate in this phase of
Gash prizes for the letters were given
by Bridgee and Hamriek, the
Klwaaia elub, the Go-to-Chuieh committee,
Lions elub, Plonk Brothers
and W. L. Plonk.
"It is a pleasure to announce that
aw quota has been exceeded," Mr.
Plonk said, "and this would have
r bg^wosaible without the help of
"I Should like to express my appreciation
to the schools, civic clubs
for their support, to Noisier Mills,
Inc., for their gifts of pecking contaisiaea
an/1 kln/linn Sana 4n in jnn
m muu k/?UU<U0 Mipv( fcU IUUUO"
trial and business firms for tbeir sup
port through advertising, and to
Myers', ICeeter's and Belk's Department
Stores and Walker and Saunders
Dry Cleaners, for their gifts of
clothing and other worthwhile garments.
I also wish to thank the Kings
Mountain Herald for its effective
publicity, to each person who contributed
clothing, and to the personnel
I of Plonk Brothers who packed the
clothing for shipment.
"The vast majority of the garments
given were in good repair and
should mean much to the people who
will receive them."
For Father Of Milam
Funeral services for J. Will Milam,
Sr., 72, father of J. W. (Mike) Milam
of Kings Mountain, were held
at his home in Clinton, 8. C., Saturday
afternoon, with interment following
in Roeemont cemetery there.
Mr. Milam died of a heart attack
early Friday morning. While he had
been in declining health, his death
He was a native of Laurens county,
where he had spent his entire
life. He was the son of the late T. F.
and Sophronia Dillard Milam and
was a member of the Clintoii First
Survivors, in addition to his son
here, are his wife and two daughters,
Miss Kate Milam and Mrs. Heilen
Ballard, both of Clinton, three
brothers and four sisters.
-Attending the funeral from Kings
Mountain were Mrs. F. E. Finger,
Vfra fla a Finaav Pa *1 an/) n.
March Of Dimes Drive
To Continue Next Week
sJLktation ?of business firms for
the March of Dims* campaign will
begi neat week, it was announced
this waskS by B. N. Barnes, King*
fountain chairman of the drive.
'He reported that the drive through
tho schools would end Friday and
> thai initial reports were satisfactory.
The business firm solicitation will
be handled by a joint eomaittee
from the Klwamls and lions clubs.
Harold Ooggios, discharged last
;ments For Coi
o a *mrt\ a ?vw to t. a ov?iv?
VAili/u/AAU TT . Mb AUfWi tNiwu;
attorney, is one of two candidates al
ready announced for Judge of county
recorder's court He seeks the Democratic
nomination in the Kay primary.
For FSA Meet
The farm ownership borrowers and
their wives of the Farm Security administration
of Cleveland eonnty, will
hold their meeting, Saturday at 10
a. m. in the cafeteria room of the
Shelby high school.
Edward D. Kendrick, FSA Supervisor,
says an interesting and instructive
program is planned.
Tom Cornwell is to give for his
subject: "The Future Outlook 1 of
Cotton." Joe Craver, soil conservationist,
will discuss one of the FSA
farmers, Charlie MeSwaU, who has
made mueh improvement through the
insftruetion of FSA and aoil conservation,
aad Ben Jenkins, county agent
is to discuss livestock. Wayfe Ii.
Ware will give time to helpful aids
for home orchards.
A short discussion will be led by
Mac Setser, Associate FSA Supervisor
on the progress the farmers have
made during the year by illustrated
Lunch will be served in the cafeteria,
furnished by the families themselves
with the aid of Mrs. Lena W. I
McGill, associate home management
Prtsentation of deeds will be made
to three borrowers who have paid in
full their farm loans withiu four or
five years from the time they obtained
the loan. Prizes are to be
given for outstanding work.
To Field Team
Members of Otis D. Greene Post
155, American Legion, Tuesday night
voted to enter a team in this summer's
Legion Junior baseball playoffs.
The group also voted to set aside
$1,000 from currentfunds for the purpose
of building an American Legion
hut, and plans were made for the
organization of a post drum and
bugle corps and rifle squad.
John Gladden, vice commander, pre
sided over the meeting held at City
Mrs. Webb's Sister i
Is Laid To Rest
Funeral rites for Mrs. Emma Oan- j
non Means, 55, sister of Mrs. Halbert
Webb of Kings Mountain, were held
at First Presbyterian church, Coneord,
last Friday afternoon, interment
following in Oakwood cemetery
Mrs. Means, who lived in Concord
many years, died last Thursday afternoon
from gun wounds of the stomach
which Coroner N. J. Mitchell
said were self-inflicted. She had
been in ill health for several months
At Church Ot Cod
There will be a singing at the
Church of Ood Feb. 0. The Colored
Union Prayer band, and the Cherokee
Fallo quartette, and many other* will
be present. .. colored woman whl
is 111 years old give her ezperlpubUe
FIVE CENTS PBS COPY
Sal Ward May
Announcement on 8aturday by Sber
ff J. B. Cliue that he would not be
> candidate in the spring's political
rars set off the fuse in what promies
to be another interesting Cleveand
County Democratic primary, as
opposition has already developed not
only for the sheriff's post, ,but also
'or judge of county recorder's court. ,
Alreadv announced candidates for
iheriff are H. A. Logan, Jr., and D.
L. Willis, Sr., both of Shelby, and
wo Shelby meif have also tossed
heir hats into the ring for judge of
ounty recorder's court. They are W.
a. Angel Shelby attorney, and presintly
chairman-of the Cleveland coun
:y elections board, and Jamts S.
L'liue, of Fallston, who also practices
aw in Shelby.
Present judge of recorder's court
a A. A. Powell, who has not yet officially
announced bis intentions as
o the spring wars. Political observers
report, however, that he will
lot be a candidate.
Most interesting develoment of the
reek perhaps, from the standpoint of
Kings Mountain residents, is the rnnor
that Patrolman Hal B. . Ward
rill also offer for sheriff.
Patrolman Ward, stationed here for
he past four years, refused either to
onfirm or deny the rumor and is
eported to be giving serious consideration
to the possibility of making
Mr. Ward, a veteran of World War
I, is 32 years of age, and is a reipected
and popular officer.
Alu> expected to seek the sheriff's
>ost is another Shelbian, Clyde Bridfee.
Mr. Logan is the eon of the late
Iheriff Hugh A. Logan. After graduating
from high school he became a
arw enforcement officer, serving on
tW police forcss si Cohcord ' and
Shelby. In 1942 he volunteered in the
wrvice of his country, joining the
lavy as a seaman and being promo;ed
to chief boatswain's mate. Three
.ears of his services was in the Pa.in.
Ho >. n ?i
,u.? v. jutv n ao lujuidl uu vuaui aii'i
eceived a medical discharge in July
>f last year, returning to Shelby anil
itarting a concrete block factory.
Mr. Willis, a brother of J. K. Willis
of Kings Mountain, is a native or
dumber 10 township, but has lived
in 8helby since 1010. For 20 years he
ipernted a barber shop in Shelby, la;er
serving as Shelby chief of police
snd constable of Number 6 township.
Mr. Cline. who has never held pubic
office, is a graduate of "TTake
Forest College. He was admitted to
:he bar in 1912, and he Is a former
president of the Cleveland County
In announcing his candidacy for
recorder, Mr. Angel stated that he
was dissolving law partnership with
C. C. Horn, and that he is resigning
his elections board post.
Mr. Angel was born in Yancey
county and received his elementary
snd high school training at the Yan:ey
Collegiate institute at Burnsville,
N. C. He is a graduate of Wake Forest
college and an active member of
the Cleveland county bar. Having
come to Cleveland county 18 years
?go and built his home in Shelby,
tie has been active in the civic, business
and religious life of the county.
He is a director of the Cleveland
Building and Loan association, Secre
harw a# tV?n QVio)V?t? \f ill on.l
Supply Company, a Kiwanian, Mason
Baptist deacon and teacher of the
Large Newton Bible Class at th*
first Baptist church.
Cagers Will Invade ?
Shelby on Tuesday
Kings Mountain high school eager*
rest Friday night with an open
data, bat then take an Important
trip Tuesday night, when they
Invade Shelby for the second twin
engagement of the eeaaon with the
The glils will seek to avenge the
defeat handed them by the Shelby
glxle last Friday, while the boys
will try to extend their victory
Mac over Shelby end map back
from the defeat by Marion.
The first game la to got underway
In Shelby at 7 o'clock.
""John Temple Graves, III, Southern
Newspaper commentator and
syndicated oolmsnist, will address
members of the Cleveland county
Executives ehity at a dinner meeting
at Hotel Charles, tfhelby Fri