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Dr. P. G. Padgett will be pres<
(ed a trophy as golf champion
Kings Mountain.Country club
night at a banquet at the club,
defeated Carl Moss for top horn
In the championship flight of I
first club tournament.
aironlna n * 7 QA n * CI
is ? * v? c* j cvcitiiig cxi at x 1
Presbyterian church the film "1
yond Our Own" will be shov
The picture, filmed through 1
united effort of Protestant chur<
es at a cost of $85,000, has just b<
released. The public is invited
Thanksgiving Day Service w
be held at St. Matthew's Luther
church, Thursday morning, N<
ember 27, at 10 a. m. We cordi
ly invite our friends to worsl
with us on this day. This day a
its worship offers a real oppori
nity to express to God our gra
tude "for his abundant" blesslr
during the year.
Ladd W. Hamrick, former Kir
Mountain citizen, was elect
president of the Cleveland coui
executives club last Friday nig
W. K. Mauney, of Kings Mount!
was elected vice-president, and
A. Bridges was elected a dlrec
for three years. Holdover direct
in the club; which brings pror
nent speakers to the county. 1
Mauney, J. JL. McGill and C.
Annual Thanksgiving breakf;
S. WfeX m.1 ? ?vS
Thursday at 8:30, follow,*}
Thanksgiving services conduct
. at the church by the pastor, R<
W. L. Pressly, at 8 o'clock. Man
Goforth Is chairman of the .bres
fast commltete, wlh a large nui
ber of assistants.
TWO FIRES. SAME PLACE
City firemen answered an alai
Tuesday night about 9 o'clock s
extinguished a blaze at the re
dence on North Piedmont aveni
across from the Southern Railro
depot. The fire was:caused by
defective flue, and caused sm
damage. Without repairing t
flue, the tenants of the house bu
another fire on Wednesday. T
result was another call to the f
department to extinguish a bla
No general alarm was given.
Building permits issued at CI
Hall by S. A. Crouse, city clei
during the past week Include: h
vember 18, Marie Whitesides, n<
four room dwelling on Deal ?tre
$2,500; Nov. IS. Robert C. CI*
new four room dwelling on S|i
' and Ridge streets, $2,500; Nov.
H. S. Scruggs, new six room dwe
lng on 2nd st., Cora mill, $2,0<
and H. D, Ward, new six roc
brick dwelling on Mountain stre
$8,000; and Nov. 13, J. F, Allis
Estate, cement block garage
108 S. Piedmont avenue, $500.
u laycees May Bo
Junlc Chamber of Commc
members discussed plans for go
f. ble purchase of a portable resp
r tor for use In this area for emerge
Lfc cases where artificial resplratioi
f needed at the Tuesday night mi
rf. Ing of the club held at the Worn
club. The project was turned ove
the club directors. v
A representative of the Mill)
? compahy, developers of the resp
tor for the armed services during
... . past war, was present to explain
tails of operation and uaafev.y.
5? 1 Ouesta of the club included Di
ffcrerontin ^ ningi^nre cj
UMdffito*one for emergency a
I of drowning, cttCtriMl shock,
other cams needing arftlclal re
M ><^?Th?'anIt Is designed for use ?
MM rescue squad for quick access J
O^ (Cont'd on page SFlrot Secttor
, In Annual Mee
Some 50 odd stockholders of
Kings Mountain Country Club,
held an enthusiastic dinner mei
!n' at the clubhouse Tuesday nigi
of lected directors for the forthcoi
t?- year, heard reports of the off
"e and committee chairmen, and
ors nated more than 51,500 to the
the to materially defray an open
The election of directors was r
by voice vote after Byron Ke
rst nominating committee chain
had read his report. All were el<
"n- unanimously. The dozen inel
he five carryover directors, F. W. PI
H. R. Neisler, Dr. P. G Padgett,,
sen Milam and Carl F Mauney, and
to en new directors, O W. Myers,
M. Neisler, Otto (Toby) Willi
Jacob Cooper, George W. Mar
Hugh Ormand and Paul McGir
'ill Members retiring as directors
an J. A. Neisler, president for the
>v* several years, L. Gilbert Hord, l
al* FiNKerson, H. Tom Fulton, L. Ar
*iP Kiser, and Aubrey Mauney.
n(* W. J. Fulkerson, chairman ol
greens committee, reported plai
'tl- improvements to the course and
'gs ways, and Hunter Neisler gave
report of the house committee w
showed a deficit of $320 since
opening of the club,
iff s %
gd Secretary Carl F. Mauney gavi
,ty report for the year, which show
h> total operating deficit of slig
more than $2,000, which include
q' cently completed installation c
tor' heating system.
are After discussion by Arnold K
ni- M. A. Ware, Marshal Heavene
dr. W. Myers, P. D Herndon and D
E. L. 'Ramseur the group voted to
cept voluntary contributions l
| the membership to wipe out th<
icit and enable the Incoming b
is't of directors to launch the cui
or- year wltb a "clean slate." (Situ i
mt ^ members not present will ^be ^
act ident Neisler.
President Neisler alco repc
e that new stock certificates, nee
?. tated by a recent charter chi
r'n have been received and may be
tained from the secretary by t
m" ing In present stock certificates
was suggested the certificates t
er be mailed to Secretary Carl
Mauney or taken to him in perse
ri , his office at Mauney Mills, Inc
"J President Neisler expressed
opinion that the club would b
ble to operate "in the black'.' in
aa future and urged expanded us
? the club by the membership. S?
al suggestions were offered to
, * fher promote use of the club.
I"1 Officers of the club are ete
, e from the directorate by the direc
ze. . '
Rev. Wm. H. Stender, pastoi
St Matthew's Lutheran chui
lty together with W. K. Mauney, I
pIj Mauney, Aubrey Mauney i
[0* Geprge H. Mauney, attended ?
?w Ann.ual State Convention of
Lutheran Brotherhood of N.
rk' which was held in St John's
theran church at Salisbury, Tv
.4 day. Dr. Amos Travor of Philar
,i]' phla, editor of the National Lu
M. eran Brotherhood Magazine >
' the featured speaker at the b
et quet held that evening. About
on' pastors and delegates attended
ot the convention.
Children Are Ii
y Contests In Chii
Plans for the annual Merch
?rce Association Christmas opening
si" tlval were moving forward this v
Ira- according to Ned McGill, secre
ncy of the association, t;>
\ is The festival this year will inc
set- a big paiade celebrating the an:
ans visit of Santa Claus, which is sc
r to uled for- December ft, and whlcl
; r expected to attract the largest.ci
ikln in the hfatory of the event.
Ira- Meaptlme, children are belnj
the vited to enter any one of three
da- rada contests for prizes. A bk
contest Is being -arranged for cl
r. J. ran 18 and under, a wagon cm
1a?s- #A? AklM? "fO?A
AM Mr. Ruth. The first, second and
tnd prto* winners Uk.Aach dlvlilon
?pi- receive $10, $5 And $8 resspectli
rlth made to secure several float? ton
and PAMde, and announced that tlwr
I) Scouts, Soy Scout# and at least
Kings Mountain. N. C.. F
[ed To Part
Tian' I ufl JgpB
' v1' LARGE THRONG ATTENDS LT
. i . (Pet*) Lynn, King* Mountain i
?? were held Sunday afternoon at
the for.a disinterred serviceman ret
the church and the burial senri
2 his ??????? ?
:htly Kino* Mmiwtaiw If
"a For Annual Thanli
r w Food Gifts Sought
<*cm Fof Vet's Family
; def ' . :
oard The Child Welfare chcdnmcm of
rrent the American Legion Auxiliary
from has placed a basket at B. & B. food .
wel* store fdr ?*sfcijifa Legion AxaOMwishing
to make g * donation of
>rtor! 1044 lor ^ Thanfcsgtang Basket
, which is to be sent to a veterans'
family. This (Omlly is deprived of
, ? the earning capacity of the veter'urn
an* "** we m?ke preparation for
j| this Thanksgiving "Season may we
. . remember in a material way othp'
ere less fortunate, so that they too |
' can enjoy Thanksgiving," a
spokesman for the Auxiliary said. |
et?e Lutheran Annual
? of Meeting Sunday
of the St. Matthew's Lueted
theran church will hold a congregates
tlonal meeting Sunday morning at
11 o'clock to adopt the church budget
for 1948, and to make plans for
the every-member visitation which
ui is to De maae on sunaay artemoon. |
The Pastor will preach a special
ln(j' sermon on - "Stewardship," after
the whlch the .visitors selected by the
the Stewardship Committee will be com
C missioned by the pastor.
^u" The visitors will meet at the chur e?"
ch at 2:00 p. m. and be assigned
their cards and visits. They will relth"
port back to the church upon the
completion of their assignments.
700 All the members of the church are
I for urged to be present for this-annualmeeting.
1 11 ; 11
nrlted To Enter
i i d i
ants school bands will appear In the pates
rade. One float, for Santa Claus to ,
veek ride on Is being built by the Merrtary
chants Association. J. L. Settlemyre,
Kings Mountain artist, has designed
lude the float.
bed' Llne-of-march of the parade v.'i
be as follows: form on Gold street,
. proceed to Plonk's Store, north on
Railroad avenue to the overhead
kaM* C.-v . . U D?*?l . a
. jnOi, i^uUUl Oil IwaCTTcjgrUUIIU H) LiOiU
I m street, thence to Gaston street, north
vole 40 Mountain street. West to Battllrtlrt
ground, ?iorth to King, east to Pled.
j mont and thence to the City Hall
. pet wher* th? P*rade will end.
Hil. 1- L. McGlll Is general chairman
(vlg. of the event, with G. A. Bridges and
nt?r Hilton Ruth aa committee members!
)*ge Joe ^ Woodward, O. Wi Myers, and
0Uld E. C. MeClaln are members of the
4 t0 association finance oommlttee.?
hird The festival will mark the offlwill
clal opening of the Christmas searely,
son in King* Mountain. The city will
elng erect Christmas llghu mi that date
r the and merchants are expert^ to be
-Girl showing full Hnes of special Christ
i tain 1
riday. November 21. 1947
8Bl JAE ,1$f: f?M
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UN RITES?Shown above Is the I
vat 'hero who fell In action in Get
Macedonia Baptist church. The ill
imed from an overseas cemetery. ,
ces at Mountain Rest cemetery.
; Getting Ready
With the price of turkey (dress
and drawn) at 59 cents per pour
and poultryless Thursday elimin
ted except for eggs, Kings Mounta
is busying itself for observance
the annual holiday.
Special church services Jn majo
ty "of churches ? some beginnl
with large dinners, and football j
so on the menu.
Grocers were expected to do a ru
business the firit of next week,
housewives strengthened their lar
ers with turkey, cranberries and t
other traditional Thanksgiving tri
City schools will suspend ne
Wednesday afternoon with a Thui
day and Friday holiday in sto
while the majority nf Kings VTmi
tain retail firms will close as us
al next Wednesday at noon, givii
retail personnel a one and one-ha
day respite. The Wednesday, afta
noon half-haliday, incidentally, w
be the last of the year until aft
Christmas is past. '
For football, many Kings Mou
tain citizens will trek to near!
Charlotte for the annual renewal
the Wake Forest South Carolii
game. Some tickets are still ava
?ble, but are reported to be goii
fast after South Carolina's fine she
ing against Duke.
For a.double-decker football san
wich, fans are also planning to <
tend in large numbers the Harve
Bowl affair scheduled for Thanh
giving night in ?helby, where Sh<
by's fine, high school team w
clash with the Concord Spiders, to
flight team in the South Piedmo
Harvest Band tickets are on sa
here at Woodward's Kings Mou
tain Drug, Pastime Billiards, ai
Bridges 4 Hamrick
Enteral By Robbers
Robbers entered Bridges & Har
rick hardware store here durii
Tuesday nlght~and made way wi
loot Including pistols, ammunitio
and a small amount of cash, N.
Farr, chief of police reported We
Entry was gained into the bull
ing from the roaf by cutting throuf
a ventilator according to polk
trlth the time of the entry set i
probably early In the night.
Chief ,Farr reported police we
tracking down a couple of lead
with no arrest made to date.
The culprits left the building 1
the rear door, police stated, leav|i
a plank Inside to block the door ai
make it appear to be locked et re
ular inspection shortly before ml
WO late development* were repoi
ed In the case by noOn Thursday.
Paul H. McGlnnla, and Cat
Herman Ifaaney were i awards
Eagle Scout rank at a recent Bo!
a . ut Court of Honor held here.
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lag-draped bier of Pfc. Felmer L. od
many, tor whom final funeral ritns ; de
es for Pfc. Lynn were the flret here \ ty
It huge crowd attended the rltea at i te;
Herald photo by Bundy. co
College Cage Game er
Tickets Go On Sale P"a
Ticket* went on sale Thursday de
1 night for the Catawba-Lenoir- '
ed Rhyne basketball game, which will
,dt j be played on December 1 at the j[)a.
a' high school gymnasium.
in j They are availably, from any I Pe
0f; member of the Kings Mountain | 6
| Lions club, sponsoring organlia- or'
rj. tion. at S1.00 for adults and. SO
nR cents for students and children. 1
?i. Bitty Ruth, chalrnjJU* of th* is
|J[^ | committee on arrangements, said oa
t]; yesterday plans are going forward ; up
I for the game and he added that 1 pi,
| persons who expect to see the I is
as | game should purchase tickets eard.
j ly, as a large crowd is expected to 1 So
he witness the contest between the j Kl
m j two fast North State conference jdi
college teams ! fP(
'V Mrs. Bridges'
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(|] Final rites for^Mrs. Lillie Mae JVhite th<
Bridges, 53, wife of B. Hudson Brid- j ne
i ges, who died at her home on Ful- |
j ton street Wednesday afternoon at
n- I 2:30 following a long Illness, will be de
ay held Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock at clt
of Patterson Groye Baptist church. I !
,a f coi
Rev. L. C. Plnnlx, pastor of the foi
' First Baptist church, of which Mrs.! im
J* Bridges had been a member since pa
i childhod, will officiate, assisted by j
Rev. W. F. Munroe, and Rev. T. W. 1
d- ^ogleman. Interment will be in Pat- I ?
it- terson Grove Cemetary.
>#t j Mrs. Bridges hid been in ill heal- W
:s; th for the past three years. She wa* Jf
tl- I a native of Cleveland county, and
III had lived most of her life In Kings (
P" I Mountain. '
nt i da
Surviving in addition to her hus- 1 He
le j band, at a son, B. H. Bridges, jr., her Mi
n- I parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. K White, j Dr
id 1 six brothers, Ernest N White, Green- j wl
vllle, S. C., Wllburn K. White, Dallas, da
1 Texas, Paul K. White, Columbia, S. j tei
C. and W Albert White, John L. and tei
James E. White, all of Kings Moun- |
tain. Also surviving are three sisters, 1
Mrs. Fred L. Babbington. Natahala. Ru
n. and Mrs. A. C. Jenkins and Miss VI- of
ola White, both of Kings Mountain. C01
th I toi
n, JAYCEE DIRECTORS 15?1
Directors of the Kings Mountain <
a* Junior Chamber of Commerce will ba
. hold their regular monthly meet- Mt
' ing at the Country Club Tuesday an
flight at 7 o'clock. It will be a sup- j
per meeting. ize
E Mountaineer Gzidde
2 Against Lincolnton ]
g- Central football Mountaineers Jli
d- meet the strong Lincolnton high th<
Wolves .here Monday night in the ,
't- finale of the schedule for the locals,
the game moved up from Tuesday at
the request of the visitors. Kickoff
I Is set for 7:30 p, m. v- -
.1 Seven seniors will be playing
A ?1? ? *? - ?- i
nob1 Huff -1 ?,3J
. i"!*'1 "^?i Medlln and Boo ?-bUt1
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FIVE CENTS PER COPY
frged To loin
I'lK Kings Mountain Junior Chamr
of Commerce, endorsing the
unty-wide campaign being conicted
by agricultural agencies to
terminate rats, expanded the ef
ii mis hi'ck to include the City of
The organization is urging city
sidents, business and industrial
ms to join in the war on rats,
licit have increased locally in
eat numbers in the past year.
Supplies of a special rat poison
II be available to city residents
id firms as well as farmers, and
ders for the special type rat-killer,
aich is being supplied at cost (a
liar's worth is sufficient to cover
e average - sized farm) may be
aced at Ward's Feed and Seed
are on Cherokee street. However,
ders must-fee received by Wedensy,
November 26. The poison will
distributed on December 3, and
1 persons, firms and others are beg
urged to put out the poison on
e following two days. ?
Farmers, who have not yet placed
eir orders for the poison, are urgto
place their orders prior to the
adline at Ward's, with their counagent,
or with the agriculture
icher at the county school most
The Jaycees, President Jacob Coop
said, will make a canvas of bus?ss
and industrial firms, urging
rticipation in the campaign, will
cept orders for the poison, and will
liver it on arrival.
Individual citizens who desire to
rtlcipate in the campaign, and
to are unable to place their orders
rsonally, should contact a memr
of the Javcees. who will taifo
? ' ?
der and see that it is delivered.
The special rat-killer being prered
by the agricultural agencies
a combination of red quill; rolled
ts and ground fish. It will be made
i In small balls and should be
aced in the rat-invested areas. It
not harmful to domestic animals.
"We have been anxious to do
mething about the rat situation in
ngs Mountain for sometime," Pres
?nt Cooper said, "and the Jaycees
?1 that making a city-wide effort
the same time rural residents are
ttling the rats, will be more proctlve
"Rats are breeders of typhus fevas
well as robbers of grain and
ter foodstuffs. From the number
large-size rats in the city areas,
; cooperation of every person'is
eded to combat the problem."
The s&me deadline for placing orrs
for the poison applies to both
y and county residents.
Some 1,600 farmers of Cleveland
unty have already placed orders
r the poison and indicated their
tenuon 01 cooperating In the camign.
inal Bites. Held
or Mrs. Lewis
Funeral services were held Suny
at 3 p. m. In Keeter Funeral
ime in Rutherfordton for Mrs.
try Taylor Lewis, 76., mother of
. O. P. Lewis, of Kings Mountain,
10 died at her home early Satury
morning after a long illness. In
ment was in Rutherfordton cemey
Rev. Erhie Jackson, pastor of the
therfordton First Baptist church,
which she was a charter member
nducted the services.
\ life-long resident of Rutherford
l, she would have been married
years this month.
5ther survivors' include her husnd,
Joseph P. Lewis, one daughter
s. Geofge^ Ferguson, of Gastonia, ,
d two grandchildren. *
A V... ? u? -A wrt .
i iiumuer ui ivings Mountain citns
attended the services.
xs In Finale
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n Hudglns, and Ernie Jenkins, in
loaches John RudlsllI and Don
rker ,will be gunning their chars
for an upset win over the Wols
with the extra weekend practice
King. Mountain has won one and
it nine this season In Coach RudlPi
first year. Last year the team
if all lfttermeri except Medlin.