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Immediate Trading Are* 16,000
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AT SECOND WESLEY AN
Bev. W. C. Lovin, of Gastonij,
will preach at Second Wealeyau
church at a special service to be
held Friday evening at 7 o'clock.
Visitors will be welcomed. ,
YOUTHS TO MEET
Jack Buth, president of Youth
Fellowship of District 2, Kings
Mountain Presbytery, announced
this week annual meeting of the
district to be held at First Presbyterian
church in Kings Mountain on
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ouuuay aiieruuon, uci. i ?. .1 p. in.
.Principal speaker for the meeting
will be Mr. Longeneoker of Dav- |
idson college un<l of the missionary
work in Africa accordingto Mr
The first meeting of the 1948
Hotel Charles, Shelby, a* 7 p. m.
Friday nipht. Dinner reservations,
at $1.25 per plate, should be in the
hands of Secretary J. W. Osborne
not later than noon Friday. Speaker
for the meeting is Wirt W.
Barnitz, widely known journalist.
COURT OF HONOR
The regular October Court of
Honor for Kings Mountain Boy
Scouts will be held Thursday night
at 8:16 at City Hall, Attendance
by both Scouts and Scouters is urged.
Dr. Cecil K. Brown, dean of faculty
and professor of economics at
Davidson college, will address members
of fhe""Kings Mountain Kiwanis
club at their meeting at the
Woman's Clnb Thursday night at
[. The twenty-seventh Carol inas
convention of Kiwanis Interna
tional will be held at Greensboro
on October 13, 14, 18. Several
representatives of tbe Kings Mountain
club are expected to attend.
MERCER TO ALASKA
First Lieutenant .Tames Mercer,
who has been stationed at Fort
Ord., Calif., has been transferred
to an army station in Alaska, it
was learned here this week. Mrs.
Mercer, the former Miss Elizabeth
-Plonk", is expected arrive here within
a few 'days.
ROBERTS HEADS CLAN
,T. Ross Roberts, of Kings Mountain,
was elected president of the
Roberts clan and the initial reunion
of the family held at Anti- ,
och Baptist church last Sunday.
The late ,T. L. Roberts, who died
in 1027 at the age of 79, founder
of the family, was eulogised in after-dinner
speeches, and the 116
persons present voted to make the
reunion an annual affair. J. R.
_Kot>erts is the eldest son of the
late Mr. Roberts.
Bill McDaniel, of Grover, has
been named president of Cleveland
county's Future Farmers of America,
it was announced Wednesday.
Troy Bridges of Bethware was eleeted
The city board of aldermen, in
regular meeting at the City Hall
Tuesday night handled only routine
business, according to H. l>.
"Burdette, city manager, bearing
monthly reports and granting a
beer license to Ross Gregory. Present
at the meeting were Mayor
J. H. Thomson, Ladd W. Hamrlek,
and M. A. Ware.
W. E. Blakely and I. G. Patterson
represented Boyce Memorial ASP
church on Tuesday at the semi-annual
meeting of First ABP presbytery
held at Winston-Salem.
i-;. ???;? v. PATRICK
- Rev. P. D. Patrick, pastor of
First Presbyterian church, ^ was
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Members of Boyce Memorial AKP
church, in congregational meeting following
regular church services last
Sunday morning, unanimously voted
to call Kov. W. L. Pressley, pastor
of Greenwood, 8. C., ABP church, to
fill the pstoarate here.
Kev. Mr. Pressley has accepted the
L-all and is to preach his first sermou.
here on November 24.
At the same meeting, the congregation,
on motion of J. L. McGill, unanimously
accepted the resignation of
Dr. K_ N. Bnird hh na.Htnr Tim rosier. I
nation was accepted with regret and
with eommendtaion for 'his nolile
mid inspired leadership during his
Dr. Baird's resignation, tendered
several months ago, had been accepted
by the church session, but had not
beeu acted upon by thecongregation.
Within the next few weeks. Dr. and
Mr*. Baird will move from the ARP
n ^anlf^^o^m t aTn'"it reet''
which they have purchased from Mrs.
J. M. Oarrison, and whieh is now
occupied by te family of W. H. Howard.
The Howards are moving into
the residence on E. King street for
merly occupied by Mr. and Mrs. A.
Dr. Baird has been in ill health
since May 1945 when he suffered a
Rev. Mr. Pressley, a native of 8tatesville,
where his father, Dr. W. L.
Pressley, was an ARP minister for
GO years, is married and is the father
of one child. He was educated at
Erskine college, Due West, 8. C., at
Erskine Theological seminary, and
later studied at Princeton university.
Princeton, N. J.
He has served for 14 years as pastor
of the Oreenwood church, his only
Prior to entering the ministry, Mr.
Pressley was a teacher at Bethany
8. C., school.
Members of the church who served
on the pulpit committee were W. E.
Blakcly, M. A. Ware and Mrs. N. F.
For the past several weeks. Dr. W.
W. Boyce. of Dne West, 8. C., has
been supply pastor of the local chur
Red Cross Names
John L. McGill, prominent business
man ami civic leailer, has been named
chairman of the Kings Mountain chap
tcr, American Red Cross, it was announced
Wednesday, by Mrs. J. N.
Gamble, executive secretary.
Other officers who will serve during
the year 1946-47 are: Mrs. C. E.
N'eisler, vice-chairman, Mrs. .G. W.
King, secretary, Mrs. P. G. ?Ratterree,
Directorship vacancies will be filled
at a later date, Mrs. Gamble said.
Mr. McGill, who has been active
in civic and religious affairs for the
post several years, is a member of
the Kincra Mountain Klwanis rlnb.
and is The "present president of the
Kings Mountain Merchants association.
He succeeds as chairman Rev. P. I)
Patrick, pastor of First Presbyterian
The Kings Mountain Red Cross chap
ter is one of the oldest civic service
organisations here. It expanded its
field of operations greatly during the
recent war and now maintains offiees
in the city hall.
"I wish to congratulate the organization
on its new chairman," retiring
Chairman Patrick said Wednesday.
"I am sure that the*organisation
will go forward under Mr. MeOill's
eadership. and that its scope of service'
to the community will be* broadened."
Three New Members
WITH sen T. Laughter, manager of
the Kings Mountain Merchant* As
ociaatfcm, asMtsoosd *y? week ths
addition of three firms as members
or tfe* ATMnluUM
T%? Mtrm rims art Butdiy Brothart
Onetqr, Steps Mountain Baaoty
Bhopfa <nd Vatra'a BaaotT
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to ttooo BOW mw1iw at thair rim
baroMf Hat printed IB tite full pact
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KINGS MOUNTAIN, N. 0.
Was Your Last Week's
Paper Late? Here's Why
If your last VMk'i edition of the
Herald came late, here's why.
Angle, the linotype, had been acting
rather difficult all day, and It
wa* about 3 a. m. Thursday before
her day's work vaa finished. By
3:30 the forms were on the press
and things were going fairly smoothly
when there was a sudden crash,
and investigation revealed that
Betsy, the newspaper press, had
suffered a broken arm.
It only required about five minutes
to decide that no Kings Mountain
welders would want to be called
out of bed at 1 a. m., so it was
about 8 o'clock before Betay's arm
was mended and the papers rolling
This meant that the majority of
city subscribers received their Heralds
on Thursday afternoon, and
that the rural subscribers, who have
no afternoon delivery, received
thelr's on Friday morning.
The Herald management Is hopeful
that subscribers will receive this
and future editions on schedule.
D. C. McCurdy, proprietor of D. C.
McCurdy Cleaners, announced this
week the sale of that establishment
to F. R. McCurdy of Charlotte.
The sale was effective Monday, October
7, and the firm la now being
operated as McCurdy Cleaners and
D. C. McCurdy purchased the business
last March from O. O. Walker
who had been operating it as Walker
Dry Cleaning for several years.
The new owner is no relation to the
former owner, and they had never
met until arranging the change of
The new owner is a native of Char
lotte, L married and has two children.
He expects to bring his family here in
the near future.
He is a veteran of World War 11
and served 18 months in the field
artillery. He has had several years
experience in the dry cleaning business.
D. C. TTcCurdy said ho planned to
move to Orceusboro in the near future.
"I am happy to be able to enter'
business in Kings Mountain," Mr.
(F. K.) McCurdy said this week. "We
plan to give quality work and quick
service, and to insure better service
will inaugurate both rural and city
pick-up nnd delivery service."
In commending the new owner to
the people of Kings Mountain, D. C.
McCurdy said, "It is with regret
that I lenvc Kings Mountain, and
I wish to thank the citizens of this
community for their kindness, hospitalltv
and snnnnrt T hm-o i.?on
in business here. 1 am sure that the
new owner will give good service to
the cleaning^ trade."
Fire Destroys House
Near Park-Grace School
Kings Mountain Fire Department,
answering a call at 11 o'clock last
Sunday morning, was unable to save
the home of Dick Crumpton, near
Park-Grace school, but, through a bit
of Ingenuity, saved the home of Harry
Boheler, who lost a house almost a
year ago to date by fire, according
to Chief Orady King.
The completely destroyed home was
located about one mile south of city
limits and no water main serves the
Use of the city Btreet sprinkler
tank by the ftbemen prevented Bo*
heler's home, located next door to the
Crumpton home and on the wind-side,
from catching fire and only damage
waa blistered paint.
Answering another call Sunday, at
S p. m. firemen extinguished a burning
couch in a home on Church street
There was no other damage reported
to the house.
At 5 p.m. Saturday, firemen answered
a call to the baek lot uptown
to extinguish a burning automobile.
Mrs. M. E. Jones
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Funeral eervicea were held Wednee
day afternoon at 8 p. m. in the Methodlet
chores, Granite Fella, for Mri
Myta SHsabeth Hayee Joa%63, ?0<v
ther of Mm. J. O. Winkler, wife P*
the pent* of Centra* Method!*! chareh.
here, wfc* dlod Monday afterhoon
in a Hickory hot^ttal.^ (jfiiuA
en port ceneye at.lanoir and 4ra? a
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THURSDAY, OUT. 10, 1946
For Grid Clash
Stepping out of the conference again
this week after defeating Bessotuer
City last Friday night in an outaide
affair 13 to 7, Clyde Cauipe's
Central high Mountaineer* meet Belmont
here in city stadium Friday
night at 7:30 o'clock in the second
home game of the season for the locals.
Coming through last week's game
in good shape, Coach Canipe announced
yesterday that his charges were
all set to go against the heafty Belmont
elcveu, with the exception of
Bleachers for the visitors' side
of the city stadium, with a capacity
of more than 500, are In process of
erection this week and will be ready
ior rnaij nigni's game. TM Bleachers
are being built by the King*
Mountain Lion* club.
tailback Hum Mite hem who ia no
longer in school, turning in hia books
the first of the week. Mitcbom scoragainst
Bessemer last week on a 7yard
gallop around his right end.
Bruiser Bill Caahion, plunging
Mountaineer fullback who intercepted
J. Dixon'a pass on his own 30-yard
line midway of the fourth quarter in
the Bessemer City game and raced
67 yards to the 10-yard line, later
scoring the winning touchdown, is in
good shape after his 'Iron Man* ball
toting atint last week, when he carried
the ball 22 times from scrimmage,
most of the time with a couple of
extra defensive linesmen hanging on
for a free ride, and is all set to play
again Friday night.
Bob Neill, big Mountaineer left
tackle, who played a whale of a game
last week along with the rest of the
forward wall, was a standout in yesterday's
line wtrf, breakiog through
many times. Bill Harmon, sturdy left
guard for the Canipe-men, also showed
up well in the practice session as
did his mate at the other guard slot,
"Kouudie" George is first string
tackle opposite Neill and the center
slot is held down by rough and ready
Bud Medlin. Starting flankers, both
,cf whom made nice pass gains last
week, are Bill Dett'mar and Jim
Black, with Dwight Ware at wing,
Bob Ledbetter at blocking, and Jake
Hurry at tail, along with Cashion,
rounding out the backfield.
Aid Is Urged
"It's not what is gone but what is
left that counts when an employer
considers a handicapped veteran for
permanent employment," Mrs Mary
B. Goforth, manager of the local USES
office said today In outlining the
objectives of National Employ the
Physically Handicapped Week October
Mr. Truman has issued a proclamation
setting aside this week for observance
by the nation. In his proclamation
the President cited the excellent
record of handicapped persons
during the war while the able-bodied
were on the fighting fronts.
Pointing out that many veterans
and war workers acquired some form
of handicap as a result of the war,
USES Manager Mrs. Goforth said it
is tho obligation of everyone to help
handicapped persona to obtain employment
for which they are qualified.
"Few handicapped persons," she
said, "will accept work which they
are not qualified to perform. Some
are qualified for certain types of
work but are not aware of their abilitles.
It is the job of the USES to
advise and counsel such workers, and
when the skill or ability is found, to
refer the worker to an employer who
la in need of the particular skill or
"Workers are waiting for referral
to the right jobs," Mrs. Goforth
said, "and many employers to far
have been moat cooperative in hiring
these workers but more jobs for the
handleapped are needed to aid applicants
at USES offieea."
Imperial Will Show
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The management of the Imperial
Theatr* la aa?4atfteiaf this week' a
change in J^Hey whereby it will fee
tote week)? - Shewing ef aeren fall
tori ooe-aay ran only, with anothei
Mrs. J. K. Will
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A. Ray Oodahall, of Oaffnay, B. C., a
| Lions district gorareor. M Oo^hsll
I Mountain club at their regular meet-'m
ing at the high school c feter j
Thursday night at 7 o'clock. I y\
Scranton Lace *
Buys Cora Mill ?
Textiles, Inc., of Oastonia, announ
ced Tuesday sale of its Cora plant!
here to 8cranton Lace company of
Scranton. Pa. ! j?
It was stated that the Scranton
company, the nation's largest lace
manufacturers, was purchasing the ^
plant to secure carded yarn for lace
The Cora plant which produces .Id- ~
and 40-count carded yarn, had already
been supplying considerable
quantities of yarn to the Scranton ?'
firm. I ^
It was~Ttated that Superintendent
Z. F. Crnnfonl will remain with the
organization in thai capacity. |
The Cora mill ha? IS,808 spinning
spindles, in addition to other allied vi
equipment. It produced from 10,000
| to 50,000 pounds of carded yam week
| lv nnd employees number 350. Ma-' ^
I jority of them are home owners, hnv-j
' ing purchased their homes from Tex- j m
tiles. Inc., when it sold its company- j
owned houses. I
The plant was built in the early !
1900's by the late l>r. O. O. Falls di
and Capt. Frcuo Dilling. In 1926, the M
mill came into the possession of A. j di
O. Myers, and in 1931 became a part
of Textiles, Inc. j v
I Sale of the plant wns nuthorized ,jj
j at a meeting of tlie board of direc-iy
] tors of Textiles, Inc., Tuesday morn- p
ing. Consideration was not announced.! j,
Mr. Oranford said Wednesday that
the president of the Scranton com
I pany was expected here soon to dis- /
cuss operational details. \
Two Are Sentenced J
For Drunken Driving
Robert E. Perkins was sent to jail P
for thirty days after failing to pay 81
a fine of (10 and costs for driving d
without a drivers license in action
taken at city recorders eourt held at
city ball here last Monday. ^
Perkins was found not guilty on a 8
larceny of an automobile charge. "
Robert Reid and Raymond Revels
were also sent to jail for thirty days
for failure to pay costa on public 1
drunk charges. f
Harold Lane, for driving drunk and' p
without a license, was sentenced, six
months, suspended on payment of $60
and costs, and Dedriek J. Miller, for *
possession of whiskey and publlo
drunk, was sentenced sixty days, bus
pended on payment of $10 and costs. *
Frank Workman, for driving drunk f
and no driven license, was given a
Six months sentenoe, suspended en
Mtmaai a# AAA .-4 aassi. awi ia 1
fipjrutVUk VI fW ?UU VV>V? ?U U fcV J
make satisfactory the damage to a ?
ear beloaglng to Ralph Hawkins.
Charlie McTerry waa found not gulty
of driving without a license.
Columbus Barnes was fined $10 and
i eoate for no drlvere license and Garry
Btddi* paid $10 and coats for panlie
drnhkenneoa. John Mitch am, Harvey
Gladden, Tammy Ma sea gee - e$d ,
Luclle Tamer paid coste for pubtio
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> Floral Fair
Mrs. J. K. Willis has been named
oneral chairman of the annual Woan's
Club Floral Fair to be held at
le clubhouse on October 25, it was
miounced this week bv Mrs. E. Alienk,
president of the organization.
As ha= lii-oii the custom in the past
inner will be served both at noon
ml in the evening.
It was also announced that the
lub has taken for its project the buy
ig of 11 new gas range for the kitten,
ami it is hoped that p-ofita
um me tair will be sufficient to
armnt this purchase
The following committees havo
pen appointed for the event:
Solicitation ami assignment of prl??
? Mrs. Haywood Lynch, Mrs.
Solicitation an<l serving of ieo
ream: Mrs. W. M. Qantt, Mrs. J. S.
C. D. Blanton,
Irs. M. 11. Iiiser.
Ka?t King ? Mrs. J. 8. Norman,
Irs. O. C. O'Farrell.
West King and Railroad avenue:?
[rs. J. H. Arthur.
Gaston ? Mrs. M. A. Ware, Mrs.
J. H. Howard.
Piedmont avenue:?Mrs. W. K.
iauney. Miss Sarah Haaiscur, Mrs.*
. E. Lipford.
Parker street?Mrs. Jay Patterson.
Ridge street?Mrs. Haywood Lynch.
(All kitchen supplies are to be sent
i the clubhouse Thursday afternoon,
ctober 24, it was announced.)
Apron committee ? Mrs. C. R.
eisler, Mrs. M. L. Plonk, Mrs. Paul
Solicitation of canned fruit?Mrs. t> ,
. Jacksou, Mrs. Carl Davidson, Mrs. i
Solicitation of cakes, pies, coocies
nd rolls ? Mesdames Jessie Kiser,
, E. Anthony, P. D. Herndon, B. 8.
eill, H. T. Pulton, Hayne Blackiner.
Chicken salad committee ? Meaimes
J R. Davis, H. N. Moss, I. B.
homasson. ami O. C. O'Farrell.
Chrysanthemums ? Mtb. J. B. Dais
and Mrs. E. W. Griftin.
Dahlias ? Mrs. J. E. Herndon.
Roses ? Mrs Garland Still and Mm
'. T. Weir.
Mixed Bowls?Mrs. Geoige Lattlore,
Mrs. M. A. Ware.
Miniatures ? Mrs. N. P. MeOill,
rs. D. C. Mauney.
Mrs. Aubrey Mauney will serve as
uiu)4 ruum enannum at noon, witO
rs. Don Blanton in charge of the
ming room in the evening.
The kitchen committi- includes: Mrs
r. J. Fulkerson, Mrs. 1. G. Patterson,
'rs. R. O. Plonii. Miss Margaret Ken
rick, Mrs J. B. Thomasson, Mrs. D. .
. Littlojohn. Mrs J. C. Lackey, Mrs.
A. Mauney, anil Mrs. W. H. Stensr.
ias New Pastor
Rev. Q. W. Fink will assume the
astorate of Orace Methodist church,
ccording to appointments read Monay
at the close of the Western Not
i Carolina conference in Asheville.
Rev. Mr. Fink will succeed Rev.
[. E. Jones, who has held the pastor
te the past year. Mr. Jones was aligned
to Piney Mountain in the
Rev. J. G. Winkler, pastor of Ceo
ral Methodist church for the past
ive years, will return for his sixth ?.
ear, and Rev. C. W. Avett was re*
iirncd to Ey Btethel church.
Mr. Fink comes to Kings Mountala
i a pMtor without a church buildlg,
the editing having been deetroy ...
d by tire IdgF-ye'dr. PLani are under Viffil
ray tor Building a new ehureh and *'
snaiderable portion of the needed
ioak^Locsl Ar?& . ;
About the aply Stage Mountain ' ai
otttsene who didn't get wet Tneeday /3S|
toyed ttotde all day n* atgfck. t, .
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