VOX* 67. XO. 38
. BjBa?i<Hon> |
Bevv C. F. Tedder. pastor of the I
' Church of Ood in Kings Mountain, 1
was appointed to continue his pas j
torate here at the anaual Church
of Ood assembly held at Binning- I
ham, Ala., recently. Kev. Tedder re !
colved his schooling at banford
high school and at the Church of
Ood Bible college, In Sevlervllle,,
PREIMDU OTION OAIX
Three registrants of the local
selective service board underwent
' physical examinations at Fort
Bragg Monday, according to announcement
from the board. They
were William Hovle Putnam, who
served as leader of the group. Hal
Bheld Haynes and Gordon K. Lltz.
VTW TO MEET
Johnnie William Bluckwcll Post
2208. VFW will meet Tuesday,
September 24, at 7:45 p.m. at the
x KI WAN I AN 8 VIBTI
Kiwanians motored to Lincolnton |
Tuesday night for a Joint supper
meeting with the Lincolnton club
at the North State Hotel there.
TO ATTEND REVIVAL
Members of the Kings Mountain
Klwanls club are asked by B. L.
Mauney, chairman of Support
Tour Churches committee, to be
In front of the Baptist chareh at
7:15 Thursday evening for the purpose
of Bitting in a body for the
evening worship service there at 1
7:80. There will be no regular dinner
meeting of the club Thursday
evening as the weekly meeting was
held jointly with the Lincolnton
club in Lincolnton on Tuesday
Kell C. Boney, former eity policeman
and more recently a deputy
sheriff assigned to No. 4 town
ship, has resigned that position, it
was learned this week.
H. L. Burdette, city manager,
was re-elected a director of the
, North Carolina League of Municipalities
at its annual convention
held in Ashevllle last weekend. Mr.
Burdette represents the 11th district
on the board, which includes
the counties of McDowell. Burke,
Catawba, Lincoln, Gaston, Cleveland
. W. F. Laughter, manager of the
Kings Mountain Merchants associa- j
tion, thanked business firms of the
city this week fi)t their cooperation
in the T-B hurvey. "Almostall
business firms are displaying
the 100 percent cooperation signs,
and their cooperation la deeply
appreciated," he said.
Lull Over, Court
.Arte men were sentenced for driTtug
drunk and two for gambling as
A* total number of cases tried in
recorders court lail Monday
j - ""jumped to 21 at compared to last
week's even dozen, with other eases
till on the docket to be tried this
Earl Johnson, William Faust, and
Robert Cook were each charged with
driving drunk and each received a
ninety day sentence suspended on
payment of $50 and costs, and loss of
P. B. Hollifield and Oeear Pattter on
war# given thirty days, suspended
on payments of costs for gambling.
With Recorder O. C. O "Parrel on 1
(Cont'd on page four)
Legion&ires Asked To
Help With Fair Project
W. J. Pulkerson, commander of
Otis D. arena Poo* 150, the Amerl j
earn Legion, aidrssut aa appeal pe- ,
terday to an Leglonaires to snppert i
the Legion oeOoor oafs project a* J
the Cleveland county fair ?> Put i
by offering their aervtees.
John awns Bsnwiii g chair- /
man of the oommittee In eharpe of
A ta helpta? at the booth ooe Adjw \
tAot OtTb?rt Mi at VM Wltiiil <
\ OHtefe ? ^ K salsa* 4|ta pAgt mIM
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Tuesday School !
Day At Annual
Ready for distribution to every
school child in Kings Mountain are
free tickets to the Cleveland County
Fair at Shelby, which returns next
week for Its 23rd annua. snowing aft- i
er a four-year lapse during tbe war. |
For the five-day event, Sept. 24
through 28, passes for every chlla
were sent to local superintendents
from l)r. J. 8. Dorton, who Is secre
tary-treasurer of the Cleveland Coun
ty Fair Association, and also director
of both the State Fair at Raleigh
and the Southern States Fair at Char
Opening dav, Tuesday, Is School
Day with all school children holding
tickets being admitted free to the
more than 50-acre Fair grounds noted
as one of the leading agricultural ]
and educational County Fairs in tho |
On the midway this year will be
the famed World of Mirth shows, j
Its 21 shows and 22 mnjor rides sehe- |
doled to arrive In Shelby via its
own -15 double length steel flat .rail- j
way cars Sunday. All grandstand attractions
are being presented by
Ooo'gg|A Uafild wqrti'?, ,
Gates open at 8 a. m. each day, exhibit
buildings at 10 a. m. and the
grandstand at 12:80. Horse races under
sponsorship and sanction of the
tl. S. Trotting Assn. begin at two
o'clock every afternoon Tuesday
through Friday with the half-mile j
race track on Saturday reserved for
automobile races sanctioned by the 1
American Automobile Association, and j
directed by Sam Nunls Speedways.
For Wednesday only the grandstand
attraction srlll be Jack Kochman's
Calvacake of Thrills, printing
a legion of daredevils.
Weeks of preparation for this section's
big annual Fall entertainment
festival virtually are complete and
stage set for the anticipated 200,0001
people who will participate in the j
dally morning, afternoon or.d evening!
rograms either as spectators os as
competitors for the some $10,000 In
Teachers To Be
Teachers of the city school system !
will be guests of honor at a ''dinner '
meeting " of Kings Mountain Junior
Chamber of Commerce to be held at
central school oafeterla Friday at 6
p. m. according to an announcement.
by Menzcll Phlfer, chairman of the '
committee in charge.
Program for the dinner will In j
cludo the launching of a snTety cam- j
paign by the safety committee, with
Captain Henkle, of thh Charlotte Police
Department scheduled to make
the address according to Hal Ward,
The dinner is being held earlier j
than usunl to allow those wishing to!
go to the high school football game
in Lincolnton plenty of time to make |
game-time, which is 7:30 it was an-1
Schools Have C
Since First One
By 8. A. Mauney
In contrasting the Bchools of our
town today with the school of the
year that the writer first saw the
light of day would be somewhat like
it would be could Qeorge Washington
look down npon onr Capitol city of to
day and behold thechange.
Seems rathe? singular that education
in onr community ahonld data
with the writer's coming upon the
scene of action.
The school of 1874, which as I understand
, waa the first one,, and was
taught in the little two-room building
on the eorner of King atreet and Pled
monte avenhe where The Dir. J. G.
Hord building sow etamds.
In the year 1876 la this aame build*
Ing, Gapt. W. T. B. Bell opened a
?chool with an enrollment of 17 pu*
pita, and from thle bin eehool grew
to that by another year a two atory
Frame building waa' erected yhere the
Central school building now stands.
The aehool aocn became a large
military eehool with boya from Maine
to TlorlpU emreWng. <*
.. Witt- pot tell ygu how long it hga
been Mhee I flret went to eehool
For yon may thing I am getting a
hit old, bet about the year 1880 I
went to eehool en thta very epot to
Iftee Bebeeea Beyee who wee very
Hue, and later I went to the other
teheol building on the ?- iferd corner
where Mtse 8udle Garrett tanght, and
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KWOa MOUNTAIN, * O. THUMD
Folaom Finds - ^
Footwear Fits ; i
Big Jim Folaom, Democratic nom- \)
lnaa for governor of Alabama, fl- Jl>
nally baa aoma aooka which fit ?
and they vara mad a hara at Ma on- r
ay Hosiery company.
Life magazine in oae of Its June I
Issues, devoted several pages to j
Folaom'a campaign for the Alaba- |<?
ma governorship and among the in- 1
formation Included was the state- v
ment that Folaom wore a also 15>/s e
shoe and could not find socks which r
W. K. (Billy) Mauney, Jr., general
manager of the hosiery com- 5
pany, was Intrigued by the story, ?
and after getting a little more In- l'
formation from some of his Alaba- v
ma relatives, arranged to make some n
size 17 socks ? which measure 17
Inches long. * '
The socke were sent, and Mr. 111
Mauney received this week a letter u
from Mr. Folsom stating his great u
appreciation for "socks thst fit." "
He said he Intended to visit Kings "
Mountain at first opportunity and
see the machine# on which these '"
socks were made. c
That'll suit the company'# ma- I
chine operator*, who still don't helleve
there's a foot In the world 1? ]'
Inches long. "
fetf'tlcya Bh) "X
Two Qastonia veterans, Pete and "
H. C. Berkley, announced here this
week purchase of B and W. Grocery n'
from O. O. Walker aud Clyde Bhea. s<
The firm will operate under the
name of Barkley Brothers, and formal d'
opening will be around the first of , <1
October. _ 8
The Barkley Brothers have long
been associated with the grocery bus*
iness, Barkley Food Storo in Qastonia 1
owned by H. C. Barkley, now in it's 1
25th year of business. # j
The purchase price was not annoua' I
ced, the sale ta1i?ug plhTc Baturday i *
Pete Barkley assumed duties as
manager of the firm Monday morning ul
and announced that he will continue #|
to remain open, with the formal open p
ing planned for October S, at which gj
time te stated he hoped to have a t<
iargo supply of groceries to offer the Ul
Manager Barkley served four years
in the U. 8. Navy and brother H. C. v
served three years. I A
"We are happy to have secured a *1
place in which to aerve the buying T
public in King* Mountain and we A
invite all former patrons of B and a
W to continue with us and we also , si
invite everyone to come by and see , c'
us/' Mr. Berkley stated. "I want to J'
stress that our policy wili be a fair
distribution to everyone." he added.
Barkley Brothers store is located in |
the building with Bob's Cola on East '
King street near the stop light at
the corner of Cleveland avenue.
LIONS ICE AH BARNES ai
Members of the Kings Mountain tl
Lions club heard an address by A
B. N. Barnes, superintendent of 'i
.schools, at the regular meeting at e
the high school cafeteria laBt u
Thursday night. Mr. Barnes spoke 1
concerning last Saturday's bond ?
lome Long Way I
Back In '74 I
First Bale Of Cotton 1
Reported At Local Gin *
Kings Mountain Cotton Oil com- a
nanr rmortad to tha TToraM thla _
week thq first baJo of ootton to bo , t]
ginned la tho Kings Mountain area. e
Tbo ownor of tho 488 pound bala : t|
vu Hubert Herndon, of now Oro L
or, and tho bale vu ginned on ' <
Beptombor 12. n
With tho flnt bolo nndor tholr
botto, tho company U anticipating r
? buoy ginning oouon. *
Revival Closes With B
Sunday Evening Service d
Bevlval oervlooa will continue boro h
at Flnt Baptist church today, tomor* p
row, and Saturday with aorrlooo at
9:80 a. m. aad TttO p. m each day a
with tho mooting scheduled to eloea 1
Sunday crontngt soivtsa San day g
morning aorvloa win M hold at 11 1
a.v rj <i
Kit. Baymoad A, Thompson, pastor ,a
of Btata Baptist ehbrefc, West Oohun
Via, B. C? la conducting the maetlngn |
Md largo crowd* Vans boon reported 1
1* attendance^/at tha Berries at Car fi
of th*Kiwe*ls dub hare I
made plaas to attend tho sarviQet't*? S
f "*w I
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AY, MPT. 10, 1946
Klng?NifcKj^^V *vitieens who missd
the boa^iK^g^f>r?t opportunity
o obtajp free V/illierculosis X Ray,
rill again have the chance this week
nd, as one of the big mobile unite
eturns to Kings Mountain today, totorrow
The X-Ray unit will be parked in
ts former location on Battleground
yeuuc, and health authorities are
rglng all persona age 15 through 60
t-ho have not yet taken the teat to
et their examinations.
in what should be a boost toward
he goal of 100 percent X-Rays of
< rsons in *liia ai/?? urniin. it k.ua Knnn
uiiounred that two units will be ict
I> ut the fair grounds (luring tile
iniual Cleveland County fair begin
ing next week.
To.lav and tomorrow the X-Ray uit
here will be open from 11 a. m. to
p. in. :.nd will be open on Saturday
. "M 11 !. III. to 7 p. Ill
The oxainlnati-.n n qun < only aout
one minute ? long enough for
e cxau-froe to have It's name writnn
on a card and step up to the Xno
ut la 1 report of his examination is
tailed four or five flays later.
Over 4,000 citizens have already
ceivcd X-Raye in the Kings Mouniln
area, or mere than 60 percent of I
te estimated number of citizens in ,
le 15-60 age group. The mobile n- ,
Its were at Central and Davidson '
-hools last Friday.
The mass survey la the aecond con
acted in tLe world. It ia under the
irection of the U. 8. Public Health
"Women of World War tamiliel
lust unite to help win the peace,"
tid Mrs. Dickie Tate, president of
out 156, ,Unit of the American Lelon
Auxiliary, today, urging support
w the Auxiliary's work for perma
iuv j'uav. c i
"We have again won a terrible
/orld War and tbe women of the
.uxiliary are determined that we
lall not have to fight another," Mrs
ate said. "We are working with tbe
.mericau Legion to help establish
nd maintain policies which will asire
a lasting peace. If another war
Duica there will be no winners, only
eath and desolation on both sides.
f Women whose sons, husbands, falers
and brothers have fought in elicr
of the two World Wars must
ike the leadership in women's work
ir peace. They understand what war
icans to the families as home as
ell as to the men at the front
id can help arouse the women of
tie world to work for peace. In the
merican Legion Auqiliary they will
ind activities in which they can ebrt
their Influence for good will and
nderstanding among nations, for tha
uccess of the United Nations Charter
nd for the maintenance of armed
orces to protect the peace. Active in
irest and endeavor of women is essntial
if we are not to lose this
eace as we didf the last one."
The American Legion Auxiliary Is
ow enrolling Its membership for
>r 1946, with special invitations go
ig out to women of World Warr II
amilles. Ail women of the families
re no wellglble to Auxiliary memership
as soon as the service memers
of'the family Join The Amerlin
Legion, Mrs. Tate explained. Woten
who themselves have served In
ae armed forces are eligible. Mothrs,
wives, sisters and daughters of
nose who have died In the aervice
re eligible to Gold Star membership.
'Please enroll today," Mrs. Tate
Jeorge Howell Bites
George Melton Howell, age 78, farter
of the Bethlehem eommnnity,
led at 8:15 a. m. Tuesday at the
tentorial hospital la Gaston la where
s was edmltted Saturday, HI , with
Funeral services were held Wedeeday
at I p. a. at the Bethlehem
taptlet ehorch, ooadueted by the
aster, Her. T. W. Fotfemaa sued, the
i?*. W. O. Camp of Mooreiborow a
oinner paster ef the chureh. Burial
rae in the Bethlehem eesMtery.
Mr. Howell is survived by hii wife.
Ire. Ellen Morrow HoweBt eaa sea,
T. Paul Howell of Boejs m S. .0.;
re daughters, Ma Ethel Hambright
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LUTHERAN I.TIAOTO ? Rev. Dr.
Erwin 8. 8pe?, ??ocUte Mcrctary of
the Parish and Church School Board
of the United Lutheran Church in
America, of Philadelphia, Pa., will
lead discussions on Friday evening, at
' 7:30 p. m. at a regional conference on
Pariah Education to be held at St.
Matthew's Lutheran church here. The
theme la "In Faith and Life" and
the emphasis is on youth and leadership.
Dr. Spees will be assisted by
Rev. Lawrence Reese, also a member
of the board.
iU^IIIS I III i if ?"
A total of 3.680 votes were cast Hat
unlay in the bond election for improvements
of schools of the King*
Mountain, Shelby, and rural systems,
and, by virtue of a 1032-vote majority,
County Commissioners had autnir
ity to issue up to $1,600,000 in bonus
for those improvements, with Kings
Mountain schools scheduled to get not
less than $166,000, on a per-capita
school population basis.
Of the total of 3,680 votes cast, 2.356
were in favor of the question and
1,324 against, according to an orricinl
canvass of the election returns by the
county commissioners in session Monday.
Fifteen of the 26 precincts re
lurned majorities in favor, with Iloily
Springs, Youngs, Hharon, Patterson
Springs, Earl, Queens, Double Springs
Lattimore, Polkville, Delight, ami
Mulls turning a decisive 'againsts',
as shown in the official results tabulated
The election automatically puts the
financing of school buildings in the
future on a county-wide basis rather
than by individual school districts as
in the past.
In the two Kings Mountain precincts,
the votes were: East, 104 for
and 26 against; and West: 141 for
Ati n ? ? *
auu -iv n^aiuob. Uiuvcr UU(1 YYai'O
were decidedly for the measure, piling
up majorities of 112 to 6 and 79
Holly Springs registered a vote of
100 to 0 against the measure.
The official vote follows:
PRECINCTS YES NO
Holly Springs 0 100
Youngs 13' 32
Boiling Springs 143 11
' Sharon 1 77
; I'atterspn Springs 20 81
Earl 19 72
! East Kings Mountain 104 20
| West Kings Mountain 141 4d
1 Grover 112 6
I Waco 79 9
| Shelby No. 1 283 87
i Shelby No. 2 254 91
I Shelby No. 3 144 41
8helby No. 4 272 95
I South Shelby 88 28
Queens 24 30
Double Springs 24 32
Lattimore 47 60
Mooresboro 44 21
Polkvllle 82 119
Delight 20 55
Lawn dale 154 67
Fallston 122 89
Double Shoals 24 10
Mall* 19 #8
(' tar 181 81
TOTAlfl 2,358 1,8*4
Cash Low, Spir
Tommy Anetln and hla wits will be
In C ha pal BUI with tbolr re-boUi
trailer Monday to rdgleter for the
fall torn at the UnlvereUy, according
to B. 9. Pooler of ElBier Lumber eom
The young veteran, unfortunate riotlm
of ao accident two weeks ago
that al*fpt. robbed, hhaef hla eellego
earner, was an amUoo yeeterday
aa ho watehod mUliim at the lambe*
company buay at work on hie ooV
lego homo. That la. %a was all nUoo
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i n Pa?e4 II
*" Today 1
nvs CENTS PES, COPT
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On Piedmont j
Sold To Parton
H. R. Patron, Kings Mountain mortician
Had owner of several apartment
bouses, has purchased the residence
and adjoining property of the late J.
'O. Hord from the Hord estate, it was
learned this week from Luther Anthony,
of QasfnMk, who handled tha
sale for the Hord heirs.
Mr. Parton, in turn, has given a 30day
option on the property to W. K.
j Mnuney and the City of Kings Mountain
with the privise that the property
be used for civic purposes.
1 This information was given by Mr.
Mauney Wednesday afternoon who
8aid that a group of citizens had in
j mind use of the resirence for a city
library, a teachcrage, or both, and
the remainder of the property for a
The property Includes the lot occupied
by the residence at 100 8. Piedmont
nvenue, and the lot on Kingtt
iron nh'Tp Mr. and Mrs. Jamei RoliirtH
M?. Maun "y ?e'd it has his under
tnnd'nir thn? no .Itv funds woi'l J he
clniBO of the property would have to
<-ome from <^>i>triliutions of citizens.
' Mr. Anthony did not nhnounee the 3
consideration involved in the sale to
Jones Is Succeeding
White st DuCourt Mills
J. X. Jones, formerly superintendent
of Phenlx Mill No. 2 here will ,<'sj|
; succeed C. O. White as superintend- ''-jl
ent of DuCourt Mills. Inc.
Mr. Jones, who has been connected
I with Edna Mill of RetdsvlUe, assum
fed his new duties Wednesday morning.
and on Saturday Mr. White will
sever his connections with the mill
here. . ' ^
I On October 7. Mr. While will as- 1
seme the duties of superintendent of
Alma Mill, at Oaffney, S. C? one of :;|?
several plants of Hamriek Mills, Inc.
Ormand Heads 1
D il < J
j ? .
The Lutheran Brotherhood in regular
meeting at St. Matthew's Luther'an
church Monday night elected officers
for the forthcoming year, chooslng
Hugh Ormand as president. ,
Other officers were elected as follows:'
Aubrey Mauney, vice-president,
Willie Orice. secretnry, and J. C.
The ladies of the Rachel Mitchem
, Missionary Society served a delicl|
System Is Complete
Those two long overdue transformers
have finally been received,
i and are now installed ready for the
i first night football game on the sea!
ton on September 27, It waa anI
nounced Wednesday by H. L. Bnrdette,
Installation of the two transformers
thus completes the llghtlns of
the Oity Stadium.
The lighting system was purchased
by the Kings Mountain Klwanls
club and Is considered one of the
best In this area.
In making the announcement, Mr.
Burdette noted with regret that the
community win not get the fun benefit
of the Klwanls donation until
the stadltgn la completed.
At the present time, representatives
of oleic organisations are serving
as a committee to map ways i,
and means for oomplstlon of the
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its High, Couple;
si Hill On Time
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i locked, jaek-kalflag the trailer sad
i almost oaapliUIr destroying it All
VW - VfeMil Mis' received a Ik . ,>a
km fUMfe* jemaigad fer "the > JS
that was !a good shape was the^bUl ^ Jy!
and whkel* and thejr wet* broagkt >