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Light Vote Is
In Election H<
) Local News
MM. lAIMH DISS
Sri. Harold Barber, wife of Hhrold
Barber of Klags Mountain,
died on Wednesday morn lag La Memorial
Hospital in Charlotte of aa
nndetermiaed Illness, funeral arrangements
are lacomplte awaiting
the arrival ef Mrs. Barber's far
Jtki Mall, Oovelaaf mil; Mr
tIc? officer, will bt it Ik* city
-fell boro n To?day atnligi ui
-An veterans ore IitIM to avail
thow?It? of tbia terries whoa otm
they wish, tbo Maoaacoaoat
ots tod. ,
Regular monthly meeting of
Otis D. Green Post IBS, the American
Legion, schedoled for Toea day,
Nov. 5, will not be held due
to conflict with Election Day, bnt
will be held one nigbt next week.
Members will be notified by card
of the date of the meeting.
BANK HOLIDAY TUESDAY
The First National Bank will be
closed all day on Tuesday, Nov. 5,
it was announced yesterday by officials
of the bank. The bank is
closing in line with policy of the
federal reserve bank in Charlotte,
and other banks in the surrounding
area. Bank patrons are being requested
to note the holiday and
make their arrangements accordingly.
* The board of director* of the
Kings Mountain Merchant* association,
will meet Monday night aat 8
^o'clock at the Kings Mountain
Drag Company. The meeting was
postponed from last week to avoid
-conflict with the Cherry vUle-Klng*
Mountain football game. Several
important items of bus?p*s? are
listed, and a full attendance is being
urged. W. P. Laughter, secretary,
announced this week two new
association members. They are W.
H. Redmond Grocery and Di L.
P. Bnker. Association membership
now totals 64
YOUTH CENTER COUNCIL
Announcement was made this week
-of the membership of the Youth
Center advisory council, chosen by
members of the Youth Center.
They are: Mrs. Craig Falls, Mrs.
Hunter Neislcr, Mrs. Paul Mauney,
Mrs. Aubrey Mauney, Mrs. E. A.
Shenk, M. A. Ware, Bill Davis,
Carl Mauney, H. L.t Ruth, Rev.
J. G. Winkler and W." J. Pulkerson.
A meeting of the group is to be
held at 5 o'clock Monday after- '
noon at the Woman's Club to lay
plans Tor the year's activities.
JUNIOR RED CROSS
Members of the .Tun'"- Red
Cross enmmittpo and teacher snnn.
sora are to meet Mondrv afternoon
at < o'eloclT'at the reading
room of the city lihrnry, IT waa announced
thia week hv Mis* Quasie
Huffatetler. Purpose of the meeting
fa to plan for the enrollment
drive and the year'? aetivitiea. A
fall attendance is'nryed.
Hiwanis Club To Be
"Hosts To Scooters
SdofetoaaAera, aaalatant eoout eaters,
and aooutara 9T Klnga
Mountain wffl be guests of the
:i Kia* MmaxUln Klwanls club
Tthuradajr sight at the regular maat:'
tttW&ecJmb when *. M. gcfclele
' Piedmont Ononofl SxecuUre, will
Seoot ^Ttai ha'^iiwhlp1*
Kings Mountain citizens will join
those ox the nation on Tuesday in <
taking part in the biennial elections j
for state, county and federal officials <
but wtth political observers here pre ,
dieting a light vote. ,
With an off-year (lection minus a
presidential battle, and in spits of i
the recent flare-up in county polities, ;
moot observers concede the Bepubli- (
can party Tittle chance of capturing
control of county offices.
Teglstration books closed last Bat- ,
urday, with the forthcoming Saturday
to be challenge day.
Polls will open on Tuesday morn- ,
ini at d:M a. as. and will dsw ?t
Chevrolet tMpujr for eitltooa of (
Wool Kings Mountain predict, and ,
at the City Hall for eitiseaa of East ,
Slags Momataia prsciact.
Ia addition to the varloma ballbta
for ca ad Ha too, rotor* will bo giro* ]
the oppartaalty to faror or rojoet ,
Amendment No. 1 makes the State
Constitution equally applicable to
moa a ad women aa to jury service,
suffrage, and la other respects. A
meadmODt No. 2 provides aa ezpoaao
account for members of the legist*
tore of $10 per day for not more
than 60 daya in any one session.
The proposed changes to give equal ,
status to women include the substitution
of the word "person" for ,
"men" in Sootions 1, 7, 11, 13, and
26 of Artie}# '1 and the addition to
section 10 as follower
"No person shall be excluded from
jury service on account of sex."
' iJe second amendment would ln?
sert after the sectibn dealing with
the regular pay of the legislature a j
new sentence as Follows:
"Provided Tu^^f. that for 'we
duration of both regular and special
sessions the menders shall receive tn
addition to the jsalaries herein provi- 1
ded for, the sum of ten dollars per
day for each day not to exceed sixty
(Ta'ysTn shy ""one" session ^n commutation
for expenses incurred for travel
to "and from their homes to the seat
of government, subsistence, and other
Among the candidates. C. Y. Nanney
of Union Mills, is opposing Incumbent
A. !>. Bulwinkle for his congressional
post, and Revublican can
didates for county commissioner include
John I#. 'Wright, who lives belu,<Wv.
OL.IU- J ?!-*. ? ? a
i iTTwcu ijuciu/ ainq x aimiOD, and VJ. A.
Brittain of Cesar. They oppose In
cumbents Qlee A. Bridges', King*
Mountain, Max Washburn and D. D.
Lattimore. , <
For the county board of education
the GOP is offering E. X. Hoylo,
Fallston, J. 8. Ware, former Kings
Mountain postmaster, 8. C. Duncan
a?.d J. B. Crow. Democratic incumbents
include R. L. Plonk. Kings
Mountain, B. Austell, A. L. Calton,
W. H. Duty, and C. D. Forney, sr.
In No." 4 township Ervin Ellison, 1
Republican, is opposing W. L. Black
burn, Democrat,, for township constable.
In Plane Event
Tommy Baker, ton of Dr. and Mrs. 1
L. P. Baker, captured >110 in prizes J
in model airplane exhibition at Rich
mond, Va., on Sunday, according to
the Richmond-Ttimes Dispatch.
T heDispatch account read: "
Tommy Baker won the grand prize of
>100 and the Class C prize o* $10 after
he thrilled the crowd with a sleek
12-ounce monoplane of . his own design .
that cat the oxygen at 99 12 miles ,
Per hour "
The Kings Mountain lpd is a mem
her of the senior class at Fisbburn* 1
Military school, Waynesboro, Va. For
the past two years he has won top 1
honors at the Southeastern Model
Airplane championships, an snnnai 1
show held in Greensboro. '
Murray's Is Dealer
For Marlon Candles
Murray's East Kings Mountain 1
Grocery and Specialty Store, operated
off* Cleveland avenue, by Meek Murray,
haa been appointed 'Kings Moan
tain dealer fqr the Marlon Chocolate '
line .end the Cardinal Assorted Choc- 1
clate? line, according to An aanonn- '
cemeiif received here this week from
the Beeerve Trading Corporation of
New Yorfc, National Distributors.
HTM UOUWTAOt. M. 0. THt
I. .1 'l?l I II I' '
Throngs flocked to the Women'*
Club's annual Floral Fair last Friday
partook of a good turkey dinner,, excellent
pastries, and other delicacies
snd made the annual event most successful
since pre-war days.
After the day's activity was over,
the Woman's Club showed a net pre
(it of more than $300 and officials
>f ("Re fair effcressed themselves as
highly gratified with the results.
411 wish to state my deep appreciation,
both personally sad on behalf of
the Woman's Club, for the fine cw
sperntion extended tts la presenting
the fair this year," said IT'S. J. 1
WilTis. (tssnl -a ?v. ??.
worked diligently to ukt the trnt
wetMhl, a ad wo owe stack to book
000 flrai for tkolr cM?eratloa' ud
lupport ood to oil person* who attoadod
Voir officials said It was bapoaok
bio to determine tb? aaatbor who
ttonded tko event
Best Jar vegetables (soap mixture)?Mrs.
Boat canned frt|t (cherries) ?
Mrs. E. W. Griffin.
Best jar cucumber pickles ? Mrs.
Best Jar peach pickles ? Mrs. O0.
Best miscellaneous item (peaches)
?Mrs. Carl Davidson.
JAMB AND PS ESERVES
Pink watermelon conserve ? Mrs
M. A. Ware.
8econd best preserves ?Mrs. Glee
Best ponnd cake, first?Mrs. J. G
Plonk; second?Mrs. Clyde Kearns.
Best angel fool, first?Mrs. Bryan
Hord; second?Mrs. Hilton Rath.
Best cocoanut cake, first?Mrs. T
F. Throneburg; second?Mrs. W. H.
Best devil food cake ? Mrs. Jim
Best chocolate cake ? Mrs. J.
? ?? . ..^w.mupvmi, nr|v?*rf. AH
brey Mauney; second .? Mr*. Frank
Cox; third?Mra. Hal Ward.
Lemon pie?Mra. J. E. Herndon.
Beat cocoannt pie?Mrs. J. K.
Best chocolate pie ? Mra. J. B.
Beat frnit pie ?Mra. W. 8. Dilling
Beat miaceTlaneoua pie, first?Mra
Arnold Kiaer; second ? Mrs. John
Best pecan ? Mra. Allen HernIon.
Mrs. H. C. Mayes, first; Mrs. Rhs
Beat 2 kinds?Mrs. Bryan Hord.
Mints?Mrs. Clyde Kearns,
Fudge?Mrs. Bus Oates.
Seam Foam?Mrs. Bus Oates.
Miscellaneous candies ? Mrs.
Best vaae 6 blooms, first ? Mrs.
:;has. Cash; second ? Mrs. Chas.
Best collection pompoms and hutions,
first?Mrs. Chas. Cash; second
?Mrs. I. B. Ooforth.
Best Azalea mums, firdt? Mra.
G. A. Shenk.
(ConCd on page eight)
Here Today; It
Approximately 100 delegates and
visitors from Lutheran churches
churches throughout tbil area are ex
[jected to attend the Southern Conference
of the Lutheran Synod of
North Carolina to convene at St.
Matthew's Lutheran church Thursday
morning at 10 o'clock.
The conference will open with the
Service and the'Holy Communion, followed
by a sermon by Rev. J. L. Nor
ris, of Kannapolls, vice-president or
Following this service a short business
session will be held, and ladies
of the host church will serve luncheon
ts the group at 12:30.
The afternoon session, convening at
1:30 will feature a general discusiton
of the subject "The Lapsed
Member." Brovrn McAllister; of Coscord.
will discuss "Why the Lapsed
Member," Rev. Albert H. Keck, Jr.,
?f Lincolnton, will speak on "How
to Reclaim the Lapsed member," and
Rev. D. F. Swioegood, of KahtiapoHa
will speak en "How to Maintain the
Renewed in Faith."
A business session ?. will conclude
Adorey "Mauney tk?
rSMOAT, OCT. 31, 1946
To Charges G
Face Mt. Holly
Coming through Monday night's
scrap with the CherryvUle lronmea
with only minor sches and bruises,
Central's Mountaineer* are ail *Oi to
A 1_ A A . L .. *
I 9? ? ?** wvvau iwiuftll CUI16SI
this wNk, meetisg the lit. Holly
I Hawks hero la City Btadium Friday
I might mt 7:30 o'clock.
Ckerry ville te 0 is a doom, kard I
ployed pot before the lmrgoet |
crowd ever to witmooo o footboO go wo
im the city. Cooch Diok Thompeoa '
Ho who edged oat tke Belmoot Abbey
RamMere 7 to V la maothor> Meaday
mifcH affair that woe roagh all the
! M^S3S?'T;i/dV1toaipiT "ol 'tirUni"'
toiaoers, doalth with hie squad's offaasive
attack daring Tuesday 'o work
oat only long enoagh to insara better
coordination, working mainly on
defensive work designed to produce
better tackling by the defensive for*
ward wall and to stop the fleet of
flashy lit. Roily backs, headed by
John Lewis Arndt, high stepping bro
ken field runner. Arndt reeled off a
classy 20-yard rrh against the Ramblers
to score bis team's only toadh*
down on the Hawks home field Monday
With Bill Gault fully recovered
from the effects of being knocked
out on his feet in Monday night's
straggle here, coach Canipe wouldn't
commit himself as to his choice for
starter in the triple-theat tailback
J. H. Huns out t, high school principal
and athletics business managsr,
announcsd yesterday that a
special reserved section for students
win be roped off for the remaining
football gamee and requested
dtisane to comply with the Instructions
so that the school cheering
section may be all together to
give the cheer leaders more attention.
In their efforts to spur the
players on to victory with their enthusiastic
rooting. He stated that
fana enjoy a game more when the
AVaaw4f?w 4m -oaj AV.A e__ - ?
VM??. |vvu miu vujb* no ieix
that the cheer leader student
team could perform better when
seated as a unit.
slot against the Hawks. Hob Early
ha* been sharing tailback duties
with Oault for most of the season going
into the Cherryville game just
before the half ended and playing
the remainder of the game. Early
I was the only Mountaineer substitution
of the game, the rugged starters
playing the full 48 minutes of the |
regulation conference game.
Headed by a pair of stellar tackles I
in Bob Neill and Ken George. the
Mountaineer forward wall at kickorff
time Friday night will likely
consist of Bud Medlin at center. Roy |
| Boheler and Bill Harmon at the
guard slots, and Hill Dettraar and
Jim Black on the flanks.
With Early or Gault starting at 1
tail, probaWe bacCfleld stnrters are
Bob Ledbetter at the quarterback, or
blocking, position. Bill Cushion at !
(Cont^d on page eight)
irea To Gather
To Attract Crowd
The members of Central PTA are
anticipating a large attendance at
the Hallowe'en Carnival to be held
Thursday night, Oct. 31, at Central
Preparations for a fun evening
of entertainment have been made
and all for a very small price of
As was announced last Wtek, admission
to the carnival will ho five
cents for children of the flrtt three
grades sad tan oente for students
above the third grade. The tickets
for the dance, which will for the
eighth grade on up, will bo ten cents
each. Punch will he served free.
' WA1B V HOMB
T-Rgt. William W. Ware, son of
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Ware, is at
home on a 33-day terminal leave
after which he will receive his
honorable discharge from the army.
8gt. Wars has served 12 months
with ths Mth Infantry dtvistsh
In lMy.' He sdiltl for evdrssfci
fcrtober tl, l?4d, after receiviag
trhlaiag at Gamp Blandlng
Ffcu and arrived la KtvTotk Sa
Mrs. Oates New
Mrs. O. C. OitM la this weak as
taming the duties of eodsty editor
of the Hersld, succeeding Mrs.
Homes Houston, who hss served in
thst position for the-ptst IS months.
Mrs. Ostss will be In the office
on Tuesdays end Wednesdays r?"
psrsons having society nsws are
requested to convey this lnformaHsa
ts MB. Ostss as quickly as
peaslhle sash week. Mews i seeking
the desk lata mast frequently be |
WMk ssgl stUng ts lass Ms.
new seotsty editor ts its rsodass
rnillallM? JiMi'lsa? Si
The sssperaUoa of Hwall rswV
*-iu'. uif jdtis.thfwtwisnyrjw^v^
L. L. Benson hat been elected-president
of the Kings Mountain Kiwanis
club for the year 1047, according to
results of annusl balloting announced
at the club meeting last week.
Mr. Benson, currently vice-president
of the club, will succeed Glee A.
Bridges as president.
John L. McGill was named vice*
president, and new directors elected
for 1947 include E. A. Harrill, Dr.
O. P. Lewis. I. O. Patterson, Harold
Coggins, J. A. Kiser, Rev. P. D. Patrick
and Oeorge Peeler.
The new officers will be installed
at the January 2, 1947, meeting of
the club, which will be a ladies'
At Low Rate
Street improvement bonds in the
amount of $20,000, authorised by
the Kings Mountain city council on
September 23 were soUf Tuesday by
the Local Government commission at
an average interest rate of 1.737 per
cent. These bonds, which have an average
maturity of eight and one-half
veara. were bought by R. S. pickoon
and company of Raleigh and Charlotte.
The bonds were issued under authority
of n legislative enactment
width pcmi'ts the governing hodv of
.s munlcipalit > to issue in new bpnds
in proportion to tTte amount of indebtedness
This average interest rate is considered
unusually advantageous hy
the Kings Mountain officials who
declared the city is fortunate in
being able to borrow money at th's
low rate of interest.
Of Kiwanis Club
The members of the Kings Mountain
Kiwnnis club were hosts to the
teachers of the city schools and of
the l'ark-Grace sehool Thursday, October
24, in an enjoyable celebration
of the annual teacher* night.
After the openiug by President
Glee Bridges, Supt. B. N. Barnes pre
seuted Miss Bessie Mimoutou, honor
guest of the evening, who responded
graciously. After this he presented
the principals of the four schools,
who in turn introduced the members
of their respective staffs. The guests
were welcomed by the president-elect,
L. L. Benson. Besponhe was
made by Mrs. W. T. Weir of Central
school. As a favor, a pair of beauti
tul nylon hose was given to each
8upt. Barnes, representing the program
committee of which JoFit """"L.
McGill is chairman, introduced the
speaker of the evening, C. W. Phillip's,
director of public relations at
the Woman's college, and president
of the North Carotins Teachers' association
for the current year. By
his repertare of jokes sod his keen
tense of humor, he kept his audience
amused while hs presented pertinent
facts concerning serious conditions an
istlag in the educational field. lis.
Phillips skewed <> responsibility of
educating youth to be the joint task
of parents and teachers lirthg In a
comnsukity to which both definitely
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* " Today
FIVE CENTS FEB COPY
To Be Made
Plans To File
A HrMae?. chairman of the
oount\ I.JT. . ot couituUsioner*, Mid
>> till cs luy Ue tiU'i no statement to
make regarding the notice filed' by
IV county ritigcna on \luaday directing
the county boer<l of eoaualaeieBera,
coaaty auditor and county ntfur*
with la SO days.
Mr. Bridges, however, indicated
that a auteiaeat would be fortkibaa
ia the aear future, aad he iarpll'?d
that he, at leaat, 'did not intend
to honor the notice.
T)ia aalina J-U - e. _ ? ? -
I> -? ?? ?? ?fll*OIVU VO 3IVT1IX
B. Cline (or aarviag stated that, tf tkl
ty ia fall witbia SO day*, tha ptalatiffa
would bring actio* to raflrr#
in the Superior Court from Oo?la ioaera
Bridge*, D. B. Uttlaor* and
Max Waakburn. and Cdualy Auditor
Charles O. DHIlng, and County Attorney
Henry B. Edwards.
Mr. Dilling also said on Wednesday
be was not yet rea'dy to comment ou
The notice was signed by Bynua E.
Weathers, president of the Cleveland
County Bar AsIbcTation. and L. T.
(Tamrick, bar association secretdfy
for and on behalf of the following
plaintiffs: M. A. Hastings, Jake Q.
Anthony, Boy Lee Connor, J. A. Lee,
T. A. Bridges, A. B. Suttle, B. O.
Bumgnrner. John Hudson, Flay Smith
Oordon E. T^edford, Henry L. Fogic,
J. Elbert Seism, O. O. Jones, B. H.
Bridges. C. H. Beinbardt, J. L. Walk
er, T. <T. forehead. Willie B. Hornaday
and Ecf MoCurry.
The plaintlTfs contend that funds
in the sum of $17,010.40 paid Coanty
Attorney TTenrv B. Edwards were
''unreasonable and ' excessive" and
" unlswftlT and illegal" and that $H,488.03
was spent bv the county during
the year ending June 30, 1948,
in excess of tbe budget allowance,
also "unlawful, illegal, and in Tlofetion
of Chapter 153 of the Oeneral a
Statutes of North Carolina."
vnargtng that the alleged unlawful
expenditures was due ~**to the n*lawful
carelessness and negligence of
the defendants named in this notice,"
the complaint alleges the following
(Cont'd on page eight) - ij
Amos & Son ' |
Opens Friday I
Amos ami Son. Kings Mountain' :'N
'newest dry goods store, will official!
ly open Friilay morning at 0 o'clock
in its remodeled home at 413 North 'Ja
I'ieiirnont avenue. v?
Owners and operators of the firm
will he James Edward Amos and his
lother. M. * . Amos.
According to the owners, the firm
will offer a complete line of dry
goo.Is and notions, featuring ladies' 4$
I ready to wear, household goods guch
as curtains bedspreads, etc.. and
men's accessories. -"-a
Special favors will he given tba
first 2.1 persons attending the opening
A number of hard to get items hav* ",?S
1 een obtained especially for the open*
Personnel of the firm, In addition yA
to the owners, will include Mrs. Paul
I Pole and Mrs. M. C. Amos. JamM
Edward Amos is now a senior at th# *
t'niversitv of North CnrnlTtin. and a?
tive management of the firm will b?
under M P.- Amos until the end of VJl
the,school year it was stated.
Woman's Club To Meet ;J
Saturday at 3 PCM. ffl
AapecUl meeting of the Woman's
club will be held Saturday after- j]
noon at the clubhouse at S o'clock,
it wae announced yesterday by Mr*.
E. A- Bhenk, president. ' /
Mr*. Shenk said that all members
of the club and all who had any
part in the presentation of the
club'e recent floral fair are particularly
urged to attend. Jfl
sports are to be siren on the
fair, and plans for making the Woman's
Olub a "real community JjH
ju tiding'' will be dleoueeed, lira.
Shank said. Also on the agenda win
be plane for re-decorating the ohlV :
She announced that Mrs. O. S. v&vH
WeUer has nude the club a gift of , ^
the new stars far thekHohen. , \M
sf this ttL gift." Ms
aid. "and It will enable the dA !>j|
*0 use MS floral fa*