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THE FIRST N
of Kings-Mountain, in the State <
ness on December 31, 1946, publls
troller of the Currency, under Sec
Cash, balances with other banks,
and cash items in process of c
United States Government obligatl
direct and guaranteed ......
Obligations of States and politic
Other bonds, notes, and debentu
Corporate stocks (including $5,050.i
stock of Federal Reserve bank
Loans and discounts (including 1
Bank premises owned $35,000.00,
furniture and fixtures $10,750.C
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Demand deposits of Individuals,'
partnerships, and corporations
Time deposits of Individuals,
partnership, .and corporations ...
Deposits of United States Govemrai
(Including postal savings)
Deposits of States and political i
Other deposits (certified and cast
Common stock, total par $100,000
Undivided profits 1
Reserves (and retirement account
TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CJ
UabtUdNud for other jaspjs!
STATE OP NORTH CAROLINA.
COUNTY ^(XjEVlXAin^^^ ^ a
th*t th* mbovm fltetemrat *
AMD HIS NZVfS
AT ME BO VALLET
Mrs. Bill Rom and M1m Slaton
spent Sunday night with your reporter.
H. Y. It., and wife from the city
were dinner gudsts at Belk's Sunday
I was sorry to learn of the death
ol my friend, George Short. I talked
to him on the streets the fourth,
then death called him away the
next day. Oh, well. In the midst at
life we are dying.
Bilbo vows he will fight till hell
freezes over to retain his senate
seat I cant blame you Mr. Bilbo. I
don't like to see a man kicked u
Pun is something like insurance.
The older one gets the more it coets
and the harder M Is to get
When you are talking about me
dont forget some one might be gtv>
r i ^IYVET' ***** dobntry.
time |ust for a moment In 1BBS, 11
came over to the little town of I
Kings Mountain got Job In tho
I I Clotho mill, I got what 1 called for
; 75 cents U^wegi* eg.
6 looms. 73 hours, 6 days in tho
week. I got weak. Board was $U0
per wash and it made mo still
weaker but I got along vory well.
Folks weren't so dam smart as they
are today. I like this new age bottir
China, what a country it must
be alter ton years on tho war path
China la tods^r suffering acutely
from what Mr. Churchill called the
disease of war. To begin with, there
la physical deterioration. I have lived
to eee floods, famines, and refugees
in times past, but nothing Uke
Chins. They havent had enough So
eat, no never. They are anemic, that
is what the doctors call H, Full of
parasite, dysentery and
,,, Then there is economic deteriora,
tion. China loot Her major railroads
and the Ysngtas River valley which
Is far more Important to her transportation
than the Mississippi River
valley is to ua. Although this made
It lmpoelble to get food and sulphur
from the areas of plenty, China w: tl
never do any better than people
doomed to starvation and disease.
They fight and starve right on.
The other day I met and was
talking to a soldier boy from Manilla.
He told me the political machine
has been shattered and broken.
The University of the Phillippines
looked like the ruins of ancient
Rome. The General Hospital.ls
a battered monument, to the heroes
, who perished there. The High Com.
misloner's ofice, clubs, and hotels
mm once aristocratic and resplendent,
RESERVE DISTRICT NO. 5
E Condition ol
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>f North Carolina, at the close of buslhed
in response to Call made by Comptlon
5211, U. S. Revised Statutes.
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, including reserve balance,
ollection ... $U43,29351
al subdivisions 138,955.00
1 none overdrafts) 642,568,82
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: v' . .v. W(/4
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Iter's checks, etc.) 16,762.26
I.VU . , . | > f *W,WV.VW
for pwfewad stock) : 1*500.00
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THE KINGS MOUNTAIN HERAi
are now gut'.cd horror* in * neigh- l
borhood of tomb*. Nothing but de /el,
jtruction every way one look*. Said ^
he, the Jap* did it fifty year* from .'he
now the acme will be there to
j how the ruins of war. m
> Mrs. William Wright in her COlumn
admits I'm not a poet, anyway !
I like your column and you are not
u dumb bell and It* true I'm not a
poet. I haven't even been called by
chat name. 1 may yet become a
Only two of the Gospels out of
the four in the New, Testament tell pi
of the hlrth of Christ, and how He
was worshipped by the Shepherds
and the .Vise Men. The chapters
have the same number in both Matthew
The very first commandment di
recta us to make the Creator the object
of our supreme love and reve.
ones. 1 know He's right, and the
third forbids profanity. If there be a
God, He ought to be worshipped and
is by a few.
I never thought rd be a poet.
The Admiral m the burning deck.
Looked out above the dead
An^thia fairwhat he^ald:^1^1"^'"
Turn thia boat while its still in-1|
Hurry for goodness **V*
ifwi tiswlbei Inner fur ,Tv*u>,'*
That's all for now. N ,
The Alan meeting
ot the Home Building * Loan Aaeodatlonef
Kings Mountain, It. C,
will be held at the CKy Hall. Tuesday,
January 20th, 1947, at 6:90 p.
At this time ti^e annual report will
bd given, dhechaa far the ensuing
year will be elected, the Constitution
revised and any other business *
coming before themeet lag will be
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