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City Limits 7.199
(Final Unofficial Census 1950)
Immediate Trading Area 15.000
(1945 Ration Board Figures)
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VOL.61 NO. 38
Sixty -First Year
Kings Mountain, N. C., Friday. September 22. 1950
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PRICE FIVE CENTS
Members of the Kings Moun
tain Lions Club will hear an
address by Rev. T. L. Cashwell,
Jr., pastor of First Baptist chur
ch, at the regular meeting of
the organization at the Wo
man's Club on Tuesday night
at 7 o'clock.
MBS. GANTT BETTER
Mrs. W. M. Gantt, who be
came ill while attending serv
ices at Central Methodist chur
ch on Sunday, was reported
much better Thursday. Her ill
ness has not been definitely
A total of $153.08 in revenue
was collected from the city's
parking meters for the week
which ended at noon Wednes
day according to a report by
City Clerk S. A. Crouse.
MRS. DILLING BETTER
Mrs. W. S. Dllling, who und
erwent a major operation at
Jast Thursday, Septen>fi*?Fl4th7 ~
waj reported Improving steadi
ly this week. -
Building permits were issued
at City Hall during the past
week to C. L. Fulton, for remod
eling residence on West Moun
tain street which was damaged
by fire, $3,000; to Arnold W..
Kincaid, for addition to resi
dence on Church street, $1,000;
and to Crosland Construction
Co., 25- room hospital, $276,000.
ROME, Ga. ? Gene Roberts
has entered Darlington School
in Rome, Ga., where he is a
member of me senior claas. "
Darlington is a non -military
atory school founded in
Dr. C. R. Wilc?x is presi
dent of the school, and Dr. E.
L. Wright i* headmaster.
Mrs. William Lawrence Mau
ney is seriously ill at Memorial
hospital, Charlotte, following
birth of a son, Thursday, Sep
tember 14th. Members of her
family said she had showed
slight improvement on Wed
nesday, but that her condition
was still regarded as very se
Mrs. D. C. Mauney, a patient
at Mercy hospital in Charlotte,
for the past several weeks, was
reported to be showing im
provement this week. Mrs.
Mauney suffered a series of
paralytic strokes, following an
initial attack at Orescent
Beach, S. C.
City police reported Thursday
they had detained a 12-year
old youth this week on charges
of robbing Bridges Airport of a- . |
bout eight dollars in cash ear
ly lh July. The youth will be
tried in juvenile court, before
clerk of Court E. A. Houser.
AT C0HCOHD COLLEGE ?
ATHENS, W. Va.? ? George Lu
blanezki, of Kings Mountain,
has returned to Concord Col
lege, Athens, W. Va., to com
plete his senior year. Lublan
ezki is president of the Student
Government assoclatlbn, sec
retary of Sigma Tau Gamma,
social fraternity, and manager
of the Student Union snack bar.
Mrs. Claude taambright, well
.known Kings Mountain citizen
who has been seriously 111 tor
the past several weeks, was re
ported much improved Thurs
day. Members of her family
said attending physicians at
Memorial Hospital, Charlotte,
told them she would be out -of -
dinger, barring unexpected
complications within the next
few days. She has been able to
be out of bed for brief periods
during recent days.
Herald Cash Box
Robbed On Tuesday
A person or persons unknown
entered the HeraM Publishing
House Tuesday night, rifling the
cash box at $12 and taking ano
ther small amount from the soft
drink money box.
Folic* are Investigating the
case, but had reported no ar
rests Thursday afternoon.
The thief or thievas entered the
: office through the window to the
ladies' rest room. Majority of the
i \ money taken was la silver. A fsw
> bills were also taken, but the
? ii pennies were ignored Nothing
else of value was misc*.
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Employment Security Branch
Is Given Independent Status
By Local Office
The KingB Mountain office of
the state Employment Security
commission, since its establish
ment In July 1944 a branch of the
Shelby office, has been given in
Mrs. Mary B. Goforth, manager j
of the Kings Mountain office, an
nounced the change this week,
following receipt of notification
from Col. Harry R. Kendall, state
chairman of the commission. The
change In status is effective as j
of September 1.
"The change in status will not
mean any change' in function," j
Mrs. Goforth said. "However, it j
can be taken as an indication
that the work of the commission
is firmly established as a perma
nent, rather than temporary, ser
vice for Kings Mountain . and the j
Kings Ml?'"'**" "
At the time the office was open
ed in Kings Mountain, it was a
one-employee branch of the Shel
by office and was at. that time
known as tl\e War Manpower |
commission. It was established
primarily for the purpose of keep
ing area plants with sufficient
personnel during the critical war
man power shortage. The office
was located at City Hall, with
Mrs. Goforth formerly with the
Gastonla branch, as manager, in
erviewer and stenographer.
Since that time, the local bran
ch has continued to expand its
services. It moved to its present
quarters on Cherokee street in
June 1945 and today has four
full-tUne employees attending to
I the several functions of the em
ployment commission, including
Job placement, servicing of work
order* ?uid talcing of claims for
The Kings Mountain office, as
It has In the past, will serve all of
Number 4 township and the ad
jacent portion of No. 5 Township.
In addition to Mrs. Goforth,
other members of the office staff
are Mrs. Littlie Bouldin, super
vising interviewer in the claims
branch, Mrs. Wanda Arledge, in
terviewer, and Mrs. Violet L. Dix
Two Special Services
Sunday At ARP
Two special services will be
held Sunday at Boyce Memorial
ARP church, the Sabbath school
observing annual rally day, the
regular 11 o'clock services to be
devoted to a history of the chur
Junior and primary depart
ments will give the program at
the Sabbath school rally, at
which Sabbath school officials
are anticipating an attendance of
Mrs. M. A. Ware will give the
"History of Boyce Memorial As
sociate Reformed Presbyterian
Church" at the 11 o'clock services,
one of several services planned
in a "Know Your Church" series,
according to announcement by
Rec. W. L. Preasly, pastor.
fff ? , ? ' ? - - ? ? ' ' ' _ - ' ? -
A feature o! the homecoming ?
football celebration on Septem- I
ber 29 will be announcement of
the winner of the "King Gradi
ron Mountaineer" contest to
pick the most outstanding foot
ball player who has performed
at Kings Mountain high since
the game was first played in
Official ballot for the voting
is printed on page five, first
section, of this edition of the
Herald. The contest closes at
The contest is being conduc
ted by school officials and ev
eryone is urged to turn In a
ballot, a spokesman said this
The sports column, "Sports
shots," on page five first
section, is devoted this week to
rosters of many of the teams
that have played football at.
Faix School Day j
Set For Friday ;
Friday will be School Day for
Kings Mountain school children
at the Cleveland County Fair,
which completes Its annual show
ing over the weekend.
City schools will suspend op- j
era t ions at noon Friday for a j
half-holiday to enable students
to get an early start to the Fair- i
grounds, according to announce- ;
mem by Supt. B. N. Barnes.
Cleveland and surrounding coun
ties have already visited the fair
since Its opening on Tuesday, ac
cording to reports from fair offi
Particular attention is being
devoted this year to the special
exhibit, prepared by the county
Agriculture Workers' council en
titled "Whip the Boll Weevil." It
is getting particular attention
due to the ravages wrought to
cotton of this area by the insect.
Dr. J. S. Dorton, general man
ager of the fair, added a word on
the cotton situation Thursday,
urging farmers to get away from
cotton as a main crop, and fur
ther urging them to adopt a com
bination live-at-home and dairy
ing program, v- ;
The weather man has smiled on
the fair this year, with ideal au
tumn temperatures providing
warmth In the day and a pleas
ant nip at night.
On Friday afternoon, the third
of three programs of harness rac<
ing will 'be offered the spectators,
while the annual AAA-sanction
ed 6ig car auto races are sched
uled fo* Saturday afternoon.
George Hamid's grandstand va
riety program has been shoyvn
each afternoon and evening.
On the midway, James E. Stra
[ tea shows are presenting the uls
lual in entertainment, featuring
26 rides and 23 shows.
To City Parks
Appointment of 10 members to
the City Parks' and Recreation
commission, according to ordi.
nance enacted last week .by the
city board of commissioners, was
announced ttiis wee!:.
The board re-appointed all
members of the former advisory
The Ordinance provides lor
five-year terms of membership,
staggered so that two members'
terms expire annually. Thus,
terms of appointment just made
vary. They include:
One year, Arnold W. Kincaid
and Mrs. George Houser; two
years, Mrs. Aubrey Mauney and
Mrs. Paul Mauney; three years,
Dr. P. G. Padgett and Rev. P. D.
Patrick; four years, Mrs. Jay Pat
terson and Mrs. Harry Page; five
year%?-HuBtap Moiwlor W. K.
Mrs. Paul Mauney told the Her
ald Thursday that the commis
sion would irteet, probably next
week, to organize. Specifically,
the group will elect a chairman
and treasurer, along with other
Under the ordinance passed
last week, the commission is em
powered to receive and disburse
funds for recreational purposes.
Principal purpose of the forma
tion of the commission Is to be
gin a long-range program to ob
tain public recreational faciliti
es. Terms of the ordinance re
quire an annual report from the
commission tj). the. city boards
commissioners, as well as other
reports which the city board
Find Ring Owner
ROCK HILL. ? Police Chief N.
M. Farr of KingB Mountain, N. C.,
examined the gold ring turned
in at headquarters.
The ring was engraved with
the seal *>f Winthrop college. On
one side of the seal was "Class
of 35," and on tto? other, "BS."
The initials "E. L." were inscrib
Chief Farr wrote a letter to
Winthrop college. There therec
ords were checked for a 1935 gra
duate receiving a bachelor of
science degree and whose initials
were "E. L." Two alumnae fit
To Winthrop's inquiry, the for
mer Miss Edith LaRoche replied
that the ring did not belong to
her. Now Mrs. Henry Bennett
Barker of Allendale, she still had
the class ring he received while
a student at Winthrop college.
The news from Winthrop and
Chief Farr of Kings (Mountain
brought unexpected Joy to Mrs.
William E. Mickle of Rock HJil,
the former Miss Elizabeth Lus*
sardi of Spartanburg.
The college ring she lost lour
years ago while picnicking at
Kings Mountain park was being
ItTk Ciu*eas Bn ?
Last week, particularly during
the weekend, was a banner week ;
in Kings Mountain for furniture
and appliance dealers, a* citizens
of the area ruahed to buy bed
room suites, atoves, refrigerators,
and other ao-oalhed "hard goods"
prior to the September 18th ef
fective date of new federal regu
lations on credit.
At toast two furniture dealers
reported record * freaking one
dajr sales figure for Saturday,
and another reported, It appear
ed many folks thought no credit
would be available after Satur
Actually, the credit restrictions
on such goods tare, in some in
stance*, no more stringent than
some Arms were requiring al
Oen dealer reported ? sale In
A customer, h# said, remarked
that she wanted to buy a bed
room suite "bsfore those restric
tions so on." In the course of the
transaction, she diose a bedroom
suite selling for $235. When the
Mler asked (be routine question
about how much down-payment
ahe wished to make, she replied,
"Will WO be all right?"
According m the new restric
tions, the reou iVed down -payment
wotrkl hsive -been only $23, or 10
pssesm of the total S?le.
Dealers feel (hat the credit re
strictions will h*"* * sffect *ri
" i * Kt i' . ??? Afe? %
sales here than the heavy buy
ing prior to the effective date.
- Principal requirements of the
new regulations which became
effective Monday are:
Down payment* of at least one
third, and maximum maturities
of 21 months for automobiles.
Down payments of at least IS
percent, and maximum maturi
ties of 18 months for appliances;
refriegatora, food freezers, radio
or television sets, phonographs,
cooking stoves, ranges, dishwash
ers, lroners, washing machines,
clothes, driers, sewing machines,
suction cleaners, air conditioners
Down payments of at least 10
percent and 18 months maxi
mum maturity for furniture and
Down payments of at least 10
percent, and 30 months maxi
mum maturity for home repairs,
alterations ? r Improvements.
The new regulation does not
contain down payment require
ments for article* costing less
than $100 although, unlike die
former regulation, maturities are
limited. .">'?? ? ?
Installment loans for the pur
chase at afty listed article carry
the same limitations tits* apply
to the Instalment sale of the ar
ticle; other installment loans are
limited to a maximum maturity
of 18 months.
No Parking Order
Affects 3 Streets
Official notice of an ordinance
adopted by the city board of com
missioners at a meeting on Sep
tember 13 restricting parking on
three city streets is published Ih
this week's edition of the Herald.
Anyone violating this ordinan
ce will be guilty of a misdemean
or; the ordinance reads. Fine for
violation was set at five dollars
($5.00) or thirty (30) days In Jail.
The "no parking" sign was
hung on three streets:
On the west side of Phenix
street to the end of Loom -Tex
On the east side of Battle
ground avenue from Falls street
to Gold street.
On the west ftfe of Ralkoad
avenue from Chestnut street to
the intersection of Railroad and
Ed Early Undergoes
Army Physical Exam
OpI. fid Early, army leservist,
underwent a physical examina
tion aft Fort Bragg Monday, prep
aratory to His being called to ac
Opl. Early served 34 months in
an army ordnance unit during
World War R, (Deluding 27 mon
ths 1n the European Theartre. <V
Early saidll* espeewd to toe ord
ered to duty within 30 days.
! Pur 1W-** **
. i\. rtouser, clerk of co
I learned this week.
The recommendation by the
clerk of court is regarded as tan
tamount to appointment, though
| the appointment is actually made i
by the president, via the state
i and national directors of selective
i Notice of appointments of the j
, two new members is expects
I within, the *
aHPUintments of the
i two new members is expected
I within, the next few days, it was
Other members of the board are
Dr. J, L. Raymer and B. R. Dellin
I ger, both of Shelby. T. W. Gray
ison, Kings Mountain member of
the board, has announced that he
was resigning the boaTd position,
but he has continued to serve,
pending appointment of replace- j
The board, which has included !
three members, is thus In process
of expansion to five members.
Mr. Houser, a World War II vet
eran, is 35 years of age. He served j
two years during the recent war,
.iaclucUnygO mmrtto with the ar
my amphibious forces in the Pa
cific Theatre. He is?employed by
sler Mills in the standards de- j
ment Mr. Woods oDpr?? ?
World premiere of the new Ot
to Hehn motion picture scrteen,
Trans-Color, was held at the Car
olina Theatfe jn Charlotte Mon
The screen, for which patent
rights are held toy Trans-Color
Serpen- Cfir.-Tiw., at Klnfes Moun
tain, was manufactured by Wil
liams Screen Company, Akron,
Ohio, while the frame lor the
screen was built here at Kings
Mountain Machine. Works, Inc.
The new screen differs from
Nu-Screen, a previous screen in
vented by Mr. Hehn, in that it 1s
convex, whereas Nu-Screen Is
The inventor claims that the
newly developed Trans-Color
screen gives the true third di
mension, bringing out real figur
es and depths, eliminates glare
and hot spots, improves sounds
and eliminates eyestrain.
These contentions were borne
out in the review reporting the
firet general showing to the pub
lic at the Carolina Theatre in
Trans-Color Screen Co., Inc., is
a recently - formed corporation
of Kings Mountain people, inclu
ding Mr: Hehn as president, J. G.
Darracott, vice-president, F. R.
McCurdy, secretary, and W. R.
Mr. Darracott said reaction a
mong theatre owners to the pre
miere showing was very good.
The company, he said, is making
arrangements for manufacture of
tjie new type screens and anticl- '
pates a heavy flow of orders.
Rally Day Sunday
Rally Day will be observed by
the Sunday School at First Pres
byterian church Sunday.
A special program entitled
"People! People! People!" will be
presented at the regular Sunday
school hour. Persons who are to
take part in the program are: Mr.
and Mrs. Ted Ramsey, Mrs. David
Weill, Dave Rhea, Mrs. E. T. Plott,
Mrs. Phil-Hp Padgett, Mias Dolor
es Davidson, Harry Page, Nlckie
Smith, Vickie Smith, and Miss
The service has been designed
to acquaint the people with the
needs of those around us and no
urge that persons who are "un
church fellowship a spokesman
The special seivice is to begin
at 9:45 and the public is cordial
" ?: C . ?. t
Charles L Howe
Pic. Charles E. Rowe, <jf Kings
Mountain, was reported slightly
wounded tei action in Korea on
August 31, according to telegram
from the adjutant general re
ceived by Clarence G. Myers last
Mr. Myers is an uncle of the
wounded soldier. He had previ
ously been informed (hat the lo
cal soldier was seriously wound
ed. He mad* his home with his
uncle before entering the army.
Pfc. Rowe has been in the ar
my for two years, having been
stationed at Tokyo seven months
before going to wee.
Six Textile Plants Report Wage
Raises Effective September 11th
63 County Men
Orders were oui this week for
03 Cleveland County men to en
ter the army next Wednesday.
It is the first group ordered up
for Induction from the county
since re-activation of selective
service following outbreak of the
Mrs. Clara Newman, clerk to
the selective service board, said
the men will be transported to
Charlotte for induction, and they
will then be sent to training
It was not definite that all of
the 63 mailed orders would be
inducted, Mrs. Newman said,
since a few of the group have
not been definitely accepted for
physical reasons. Further exam
ination is scheduled for this
group, said to number probably j
Mrs. Newman said the Cleve- !
land board had not yet received
its pre-induction quota for Octo
Last group of men examined
for army duty from Cleveland
county underwent physical ex
aminations at Charlotte on Sep
Members of' two Kings Moun
tain civic clubs have been doing
extxra dUtythte week as con
cessionaires* at the Cleveland
Both the Kings Mountain Lions
club and Kings Mountain Junior
Chamber of Commerce are oper
ating concession stands at the
fair, and majojrity of the mem
bers are getting plenty of exper
ience in the flood -serving busi
For some it Is a first -time ex
perience, hut experience has been
no bar to working.
One Kings Mountain mill su
perintendent, on duty at the
Lions chub booth Wednesday, re
ported that he drew the onion
cutting assignment. "Cut so ma
ny onions I'll smell like 'em for
two months," he remarked.
Officials of both elubg reported
patronage good during the first
days of the lair, and they're look
ing for increased business during
the weekend rush.
Both clubs are specializing in
"home -cooked" delicacies in the
sweet line, with wives of club
members furnishing home-made
cakes and pies, in addition to the
standard fare of hamburgers, so
da pop, and other Items custo
marily purchased by fair-goers to
satisfy whetted appetites.
MRS. HEHN HOME
Mrs. Otto Hehn, a patient at
Charlotte Memorial hospital for
the past several months, re
turned to her home Thursday.
AT DIXON CHURCH ? Rev. Geor
ge Riddle, of Cherryvllle, will de
liver a series of services at Dixon
Presbyterian church next week.
Riddle To Deliver
Services At Dixon
Rev. George Riddle, former ar
my chaplain and pastor of the
Presbyterian church of Cherry
ville, will deliver a series of ser
vices at Dixon Presbyterian chur
ch next week.
The services are t? begin on
Sunday evening with Rev. Park
Moore, pastor of Shiloh Presbyter
ian church, to deliver the sermon.
ReV. Mr. Riddle will deliver the
sermon on Monday, continuing
through the week.
Pastor of the Cherryvllle chur- j
ch for 12 years, Mr. Riddle serv- ,
ed in the army chaplains corps
during World War II and ob
tained the rank of lieutenant
colonel. Under his leadership the
Cherryville church has built a
The public Is cordially invited
to attend the services, a spokes
Final Rites Held
For Mrs. Peterson
Funeral services were held
Sunday at 2 p. m. at Hopewell
Baptist church, Blacksburg, S. C.,
for Mrs. Lindy Peterson, 81, wi
dow of the late Robert Lee Peter
son, who died at her home in
Blacksburg Friday night at 7:30
o'clock after an illness of six
Rev. Clarence Hampton and
Rev. Dargin Martin officiated and,
burial was in the Hopewell chur
She was the daughter of the
Jate Colonel and Nancy Parker
Martin and was a member of
Nazareth Baptist church, of
Survivors include six daugh
ters, Miss Christine Peterson, Mrs.
Georgia Sprouse, Mrs. Lizzie Par
ris, Mrs. Martha Porter and Mrs.
Bthel Smith, all of Blacksburg, S.
C., and Mrs. W. E. BlackWell, of
Kings Mountain; one son, John
Peterson, of Blacksburg; one bro
ther, Colonel Martin, of Cherry
ville; 21 grandchildren; and 22
Mountaineer Club Membership j
Drive Underway; Letters Mailed
Letters were mailed last week
to some 250 Kings Mountain
sportsmen urging them to Join
the Mountaineer Club.
? The letter, mailed by \V. S.
(Bill) Fulton, Jr., membership
committee chairman, read:
"You are cordially Invited to
Join forces NOW with the only
organization In town chartered
by the state as a non-profit cor
poration devoted to the )ob of ac
Dcr?ld NeilL sscrstaxf- treas
urer of The Mountaineer Club.
Inc.. has called for help as the
result of two eavelopes con
taining five dollars dues for
membership in the club. The
envelopes contained no names.
If yea have paid your dues
and de set receive a member*
ship end, let w know." Mr.
Meill urged in an announce
ment of tbe matter.
tively supporting Kings Moun
tain <ue? amateur athletics.
"The Mountaineer Club, Inc.,
has, among other things accom
"Inaugurated the Grammar
Grade Athletic Program, design
ed to provide sport and recreation
to students of the three city
Grammar Schools and Pane
Grace school and to provide a
tj urce of train* 1 materials for
the high school football team.
Head Football Coach Shu Carl
ton has praised the program, ma
ny citizens who have kinfolk
playing In the grammar games
have seen football games for the ?
tint time and are becoming ar
dent football fans.
"Provided insurance coverage !
for some 33 high school football
players for the past two seasons.
This program has drawn praise
from many parents of players
and has Increased the number of
candidates out for Ihe team.
"Provided for a week's training?
trip for the 1949 team to Brevard.
"Provided $400 for purchase of
uniforms for the team, which
this season Is undoubtedly the
best uniformed and equipped
team ever produced at Kings
Mountain high school.
"Purchased an up-to-date pub.
lie address system for use at high
school and grammar football
games and permanently Installed
speakers at the stadium.
"Won't you please join The
Mountaineer Club today-. . . "
Chairman Pulton pointed out
that the club's charter states that
.membership is open to anyone in
the Kings Mountain area who is
Interested in amateur athletics.
"I wish to take thJs opportuni
ty to invite and to urge all
sportsmen to Join the club at
their earliest convenience toe?
cause I know the ywill want a
p?-t in the program established
fcy thi? sports- booster organiza
tion. We want to make Kings
Mountain ? real sports-conscious
city," be said.
Total Of Seven
Six Kings Mountain textile
plants reported wage increases
Thus a total of seven textile
firms here have upped wages.
All of the six plants reporting
Increases said they were effec
tive on September 11th. Th? sev
enth plant. Burlington Mills, pre
viously announced it would up
raised approximately eight cents
per hour, effective September 18.
The firms reporting wage in
creases were. Mauney, Bonnie,
Sadie, Park Yarn, Kings Moun
tain Manufacturing Company,
and Mauney Hosiery Company.
G. F. Lattimore, Of Park Yarn,
Mills, said his firm had upped
wages approximately eight cents
per hour, effective September 11,
which establishes a general hour
ly rate of 90 cents per hour.
? ? J/fe-ac, Maun&w as trt Qnz~z
creases at the Mauney, Z^innie
and Sadie mills approximated
eight cents per hour, or about 10
percent, also effective September
W. K. Mauney, Jr., did not list
figures on the wage raises at
Mauney Hosiery Company, which
arranges its pay scales on a piece
work basis. These wage increas
es were also effective September
Also declining to list figures,
Aubrey Mauney, of the Kings
Mountain Manufacturing Com
pany said his company had made
a raise effective September 11th,
land was instituting another, ef
fective next week. .
As yet no announcements had
come from Nelsler Mills, which
operates the Pauline and Mar
grace plants here, but wage mat
ters were under consideration,
one official said.
G. C. Kelly, superintendent of
Craftspun Yarns, said wage In
creases were "under considera
tion," but that no word had yet
been received from company
headquarters at Scranton, Pa. The
situation was similar at Loom
Tex Corporation. P. A. Hudson,
superintendent, said wage in
creases are pending, ,and that
word was being awaited from the
home office in New York.
Members of the Kings Moun
tain Junior Chamber of Commer
ce heard an interesting address
at their meeting Tuesday night
by ' Dr. L. T. Anderson, Kings
Dr. Anderson discussed "Juve
nile Delinquency," confining his
address principally to one factor
which, he said, contributed great
ly to troubles with Juveniles.
A great many parents, he opin
ed, find themselves unable to
answer intelligently the. univer
sal question of children, "Where
did I come from?"
He suggested that, while de
sirable, doctors don't have the
time to answer the question for
all children, and that the church
es and schools have shied away
from the topic. He suggested that
parents learn from their doctors
and tell children the truth, ex
plaining scientifically the phy
sical mysteries of child-bearing.
Using diagrams on a black
board, Dr. Anderson explained
instructively the biological intri
cacies of conception. -
In closing, he said, "I prefer
that children learn scientifically
about child-birth, rather than
from the gutter, and I believe
that it would do much Sis
courage juvenile delinquency."
Dr. Anderson was presented by
Fleete McCurdy, who arranged
Towles At Sterchi's
John H. Lewis, formerly of Sal
isbury, has assumed the duties
of credit manager at Sterchi's
here, succeeding Joseph Howie#,
who has been transferred to the
Sterchi store at Columbia, Tenn.
Mr. Lewie assumed his dutiea
on Monday of this week.
He has been associated with the
Sterchi organization for the past
five years, both at the Salisbury
and Charlotte stores. Prior to that
time, he served in the army dur
ing World War II for six years,
including three years in Europe.
He and Mrs. Lewis have moved
into the apartment on East King
sreet formerly occupied by the
Towles family. Mr. Towles had
served as Sterchi's credit mana
ger here for the past year.