City Limits 7.193 '
(Final Unofficial Census 1950)
Immediate Trading Area 15,000
(1945 Ration Board Figures)
VOL. 62 NO. 6
Kings Mountain. N. C.. Friday. February 9-1951
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Rail Strike Hampers
Business Arid Mail
? /? , ? ;
Mrs. John Gamble will serve
as feller and Mrs. Paul McGin
nis as hostess at the story hour
to be held Friday afternoon '
from 4 to 5 o'clock at Jacob S.
Mauney Memorial library. All
children through the fourth
grade are urged to attend.
A total of $286.56 in revenue
was collected from the city's
parking meters Wednesday..
The "take" represented two
weeks collection as the meters
?were frozen on January 31st,
and could not be unlocked for
the regular weekly collection.
GREENSBORO Peggy Ar
thur of Kings Mountain has
?been elected to membership in
the Medical Technologists or
ganization of Woman's College.
A junior, Miss Arthur Is" the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Arthur of 200 West King street
She was among 15 new mem
bers elected to the campus club.
A public meeting of Alcoho
lics Anonymous will be held at
4 o'clock Sunday afternoon at
the Fellowship Hall of First
Presbyterian church. A promi
nent physician and churchman
from Eastern South Carolina 1s
scheduled to speak at the
meeting. The public is especi
ally invited to attend.
The Boyce Memorial ARP
?men's organization held its reg
ular dinner meeting Wednes
day night and heard an ad Jress
of church financing by C. G.
Sellers, of Charlotte, veteran
treasurer of First ARP church.
Mr. Sellers, a native of King9
Mountain, related the neces
sary steps in preparing a chur
ch budget and method? of rais
ing funds to meet it. He said
his church had found the unifi
ed budget method of financing
to be the best.
TO BE EXAMINED
Marriott D. Fhifer, Kings
Mountain business man and
air force reservist, received or
ders this week to report for
physical examination prepara
tory to return to active duty.
Mr. Phifer holds a master ser
geant's rating in the air force
reserve. He served for 42 mon
ths during World War n, inclu
ding 17 months in the Pacific
Theatre. He is to report for
physical examination at Max
well Field, Montgomery, Ala.,
on February 19.
Funeral services for John Wil
liam Absher of Gastonia, who
died in a Homestead, Fla., hos
pital Friday, were held Sunday at
3 p. m. at Concord Methodist
church in Bessemer City.
The rites were conducted by
the pastor, Rev. Ray Swink, as
sisted by Rev. George Riddle, pas
tor oT the First Presbyterian chin
ch of Cherryville, and Rev. N. D.
Newton. Burial was In the church
cemetery. fV:-t \ \ I
Mr. Absher was a member of
Concord Methodist churok^
A daughter, Mrs. Bertie Spen
cer of King* Mountain. jjjgMMif
in addition to his wife, Mrs. Ida
Neal Absher of Gastonia: five
daughters, Mrs. Pearl Ledford of
Gastonia, Mrs. Essie Baker of
Homestead, Fla., Mrs. Margaret
Short of Cherryville, Mis. Ava
Ford of Cherryville, and Mrs. I-o
rene S^czpanskl of Detroit, Mid).,
ones K. E. Absher of Bessemer
City; five brothers, Marlon of
Cherryville, Gus of Bessemer City,
Julius of Bessemer City, Charlie,
of Bessemer Cfcy, and
TTiiB _ ILLi j JUiLilnffF
Lions .Broom Solo
To Some Points
The nation-wide "sickness"
strike continued to hamper ship
ments of railway freight and
Though there were many back,
to-work movements, there were
tied up key points and shipment
of goods and dispatch of re
stricted mail depended on desti
The postoffice on Thursday af
ternoon was accepting all classes
of mall for points In the Eastern
part of the nation. It was not ac
cepting second, third or fourth
class -mail for points west of the
Mississippi, nor for Illinois, Ohio,
Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota or
Freight shipments were em
bargoed to many points, accord
ing to W. M. Moorhead, of the lo
cal Railway office. For Instance,
It was possible Thursday to ship
freight or express to Washington,
D. C., tout not to any point be
tween Spencer and Monroe, Va.
Spencer and Asheville were.still
the nasi: seriously affected ter
minal points in North Carolina.
Rehearsals for "Jaycee Minstrels
of 1951" have been stepped up
this week lor the new-model
show scheduled (or a two-night
tun on- -February 16 and 17.
Word from the Jaycees is that
this year's show will toe even bet
ter than last year's, which played
to big crowds at two showings.
Stars of the show, as In all
minstrels, will be the seven end
men, who Include four hold -overs
from last year's show and three
new performers. The veterans
Will toe Dr. D. F. Hord, as "Rev.
Useless," Ben Ballard, as "Light
nin,", Yates Harbison, as "Ras
tus," and Falson Barnes, as
"Sassyfras." Others are Wilson
Griffin, as "Fireball," Bill Beam,
as "Eight-Ball," and Luco Falls,
as "Eclipse." 1. Ben Goforth, Jr.,
will also toe a repeater as "Mr.
Also featured will be several
specialty numbers, and a 60-voice
mixed chorus in blackface will
furnish the choral background of
old and new-songs in the minstrel
D. D. Saunders is general chair
man of the show, Joe' Hedden Is
musical director and Miss Eme
lyn Gillespie Is the pianist.
Admission will toe 40 cents and
Rev. Vance Daniel, pastor of
the Lutheran Mission <n Kings
Mountain, will address mem
I ' toers of the Lions club at their
regular -meeting on Tuesday
nlgtot at 7 o'clock at the Maso
nic dinin-g hall.
More than 200 Boy Scouts* Cub
Scouts, their parents and Scout
ers were present ior the annual
Kings Mountain . district Boy
Scout . banquet at the Masonic
Dining hall Tuesday night.
Feature of the program was an
address by Rev. A. W. Lippard,
chaplain at the State hospital at
Morganton, who spoke on the
subject "Why I Believe in Scout
"I believe in Scouting," the
minister said, "because I believe
In the youth of today."
He decried the habit of be
moaning the juvenile problem
from a negative viewpoint.
"The youth of today are not
hopeless at all, and the actions
of a few should not be emphasiz
ed by adults," he declared.
He pointed out that youth can
be molded, by adult leadership,
either for good or for evil, and he
praised the Boy Scout movement
for teaching the finest traits of
character, leadership, and clean
Relating incidents of preaching
in prisons, Mr. Lippard said he
had never failed to ask himself,
"Who failed that boy?" He em
phasized the philosophy of "It's
better to build boys than to mend
, Aubrey Mauney presented Rev.
The annual banquet was One
of the major features of the Kings
Mountain district's observance of
Boy Scout week. Oh Sunday ev
ening, the annual Boy Scout
church service will be held at
7:30 at First Baptist church, with
Rev. W. L. Pressly preaching the
The annual finance campaign
for the district Scout organization
began Wednesday morning, und
er the chairmanship of Dr. P. G.
Padgett. Goal of fr.
$2,000. ? ?
Jaycees Met Tuesday
At Central Cafeteria
Regular meeting of the Junior
Chamber of Commerce was held
at Central school cafetrla Tues
Faison Barnes, president, pre
sided and welcomed State High
way Patrolman W. D. Sawyer in
the club as a new (member.
The organization, which had
been holding regular dinner
meetings at the Woman's club
on the first and third Tuesdays
of each month, since the club was
organized in 1946, voted to move
to the Masonic dining hall for fu
ture meetings on a temporary ba
On motion of Grady Howard
the club voted for appointment o t
a committee to look toward the
building of ? clubhouse for the
Reports by M. E. Stanton and
Bill Beam on the coming minstrel
show were heard after which the
group rehearsed the minstrel.
Wives of members were among
the guests present at the dinner.
Otis D. Green Post 155, Amer
ican Legion, -will hold a supper
at Legion Hall Saturday night
at 6:30. All members are being
urged to attend.
Kay McCarter Fully Recuperated
After Dangerous Heart Operation
The King* Mountain Herald's
edition of a year ago carried the
headline "Report from Boston:
Kay Is Doing Pine." Today, Kay
McCarter Is not only doing fine,
but finer. : - ?
A year ago, the King* Mountain
school girl was recuperating
from a tedious heart operation,
which was to save her We. Funds
for the expenses of the operation
weer provided by general Kings
Mountain citizens, Who contribu
ted in a one-week period mSse
than $1,100 to assure the child of
a chance to live.
Today none would know the
chiw bad Ven on the brink of
death, for she looks the picture of
health. She has gained 13 pounds
and now weighs a healthy 60,
and no longer does she appear
listless an inactive. Where her
mother once bad to read her les
sons for her, she now takes cere
of the studying alone, and is ta
ins the Both-Ware fifth grade In
Kay has ja nice souvenir from
the operation at Boston. It tea big
scar, half-way round her body,
where the indsleri was made en
route to correcting the ailing
heart. Kay calta It her "ho Later
strap." For Kay, like roost of the
youngsters of the dsy, Is s red
I *ot cowboy fanv Her eyes light up
MM. She u DOW WU and active.
to believe Che change* in atti
tude, energy, and healthful ap
pearance of their daughter durlnj?
the past year. They win be ever
thankful. they say. for the help of
r? KiiikI Ju,n,,S,
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City To Observe
World Prayer Day
Kings Mountain's annual ob
servance of the World Day of
Prayer will be 'held Friday
morning at 10 o'clock at First
The Kings Mountain service
has been arranged by women's
groups of Kings Mountain
churches. Mrs. W. L. Pressly is
program chairman and will
conduct a program on the
theme "Perfect Love Casts Out
The service Is community
wide and all ritizens are be
ing urged to attend.
The Kings Mountain branch of
the North Carolina Education as
sociation called attention this
week to the current legislative
program of the United Forces for
The 13-point program is being
urged upon the 1951 General As
sembly, now m session, and the
several groups making up the
United Forces for Education are
seeking public support of the pro
The program includes:
(1) Appropriations lor employ
ment of truant officers to en
force the law requiring children
to attend school until they are 16.
(2) Continuance of appropria
tions for the current health pro
gram and for its expansion.
,, (3) Continuance of and expan
ti^O^the^program for handicap
(4) Appropriations for neces
sary school buses.
(5) Reduction of the teachei
load to 30 pupils per classroom.
(6) Provision of adequate
school buildings financed by the
state, where present law does not
permit local financing.
(7) Provision for adequate vo
cational education programs.
(8) Expansion of facilities for
audio-visual education, including
movies, film strips, recorders, ra
(9) Sick leave of 10-days per
year for teachers, on an accumu
(10) Extension of the employ
ment term for teachers and prin
cipals for more than nine mon
(11) A $2,400-$3,600 salary
range for "A" c'ertllicate teachers,
and a $2,900- $-1,000 range for
"G" certificate teachers, with
proportionate pay for principals,
supervisors, college teachers, and
(12) Increase retirement sys
tem benefits (as proposed by
trustees of the system) to a min
imum of 540 monthly for 20 years
of service and a minimum of $50
monthly for 30 years of service.
(13) Funds for adequate cler*
leal and bookkeeping assistance
to the schools.
The United Forces for Educa
tion Includes the North Carolina
Congress of Parents and Teach
ers, the Federation of Woman's
Clubs, the Farm Bureau Federa
tion, the School Board , associa
tion, the State Grange, at.tJ the
North Carolina Education asso
Beth -Ware PT-A met Tuesday
evolving at the school, Mrs. Haig
Goforth, president, presided ov
er the meeting.
Mrs. F. C. Ware gave the devo
tional followed by a prayer by
A talk on "Pacts About North
Carolina" was given by Mrs.
Leonard Gamble. Mr. RudiseH
showed a film, "Meet North Car
olina", which was enjoyed by all.
Mr. Amos Best's 9th grade and
Mrs. Bryan Hord's 4th grade tied
for attendance prize.
Sandwiches, pickles, cup cakes
and coffee was served by the hos
tesses, Mrs. P. C. Ware, Mrs. Ed
win Moore and Mrs. J. L. Thorn
m TAOS SOLD
City auto tag sales for 1981
neared the 1,000 -mark this
weeki ?A total of 973 had been
sold through Wednesday and
brought a reminder from city
officials that failure to display
the tag on vehicles could bring
a citation to court.
GREAT LAKES, HI. ? Grady
A. Rhea. Jr., Seaman recruit,
?on ? it Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Rhea,
or routs 2, Kings Mountain, N.
C., Is undergoing recruit train
Contributions ol Number Four
Township citizens to the annual
March of Dimes campaign Jump
ed handsomely during the past
week, leavihg ,the total only
$721.65 short of the $6,000 quota.
Total contributions, as reported
by Chairman Sam Stallings Wed
nesday afternoon, were $5, 279.35,
against the previously reported
total of about $3,000.
Mr. Stallings said almost all
reports have been received from
soliciting committees, but that a
few are yet to be turned in.
"We still have hopes of reach
ing the quota, though it may re
quire some additional gifts," Mr.
He added that the Kings Moun
tain committee is particularly
anxious to meet its quota, since
Shelby and other parts of the
county have already over sub
scribed their gofals.
Total collected In the county
had reached $27,279.35 Wednes
day. - ... V
"I want to thank the many
committee members who have
worked diligently to make the
annual March of Dimes campaign
a success, and to thank each do
nor who has helped to swell the
total," Mr. Stallings said.
Persons who have not made a
contribution to the March of Dim
es and who wish to make one
should call Chairman Stallings or
Treasurer J. C. McKinney.
John D. Jones'
Funeral - services were held
Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock
at Union Methodist church, near
Rutherfordton, for Mrs. Amanda
Jane Jones, 82, who died here
Tuesday at 4 p. m. after an ill
ness of five weeks.
Rev. Ellis P. Green officiated
and burial was in the church
Mrs. Jones died at the home of
her son, John D. Jones, route two.
She was the Widow of the late
L. C. Jones and had lived at route
two, Rutherfordton. She was a
member of Union Methodist
Survivors, in addition to Mr.
Jones, are five daughters, Mrs. N.
W. Miller, of Rutherfordton, Mrs.
S. E. Miller, of Leeervllle, S. C.,
Mrs. J. C. McBee, of Greensboro,
Mrs. Frank Smith, of Bostic, and
Mrs. L. J. Crowe, of Spartanburg,
S. C., 25 grandchildren, and 15
- ? . . : ? S
Red Cross Leaders
At Charlotte Meeting
Mrs. Paul Mauney, Mrs. Ben H.
Goforth and Mrs. J. S. Evans, Jr.,
represented the Kings Mountain
Red Cross at a meeting in Char
lotte Tuesday of the Charlotte
Regional Coordinating commit
ted, Red Cross blood program.
Principal discussions concern
ed organization for forthcoming
blood collections In the several
cities of the region, with atten
tion given to more efficient me
thods of collection. The Bloodmo
bile returns to Kings Mountain
on March 14. Quota for the next
three visits here is 375 pints of
blood, which breaks down into
quota* of 125 pints for each visit.
Local officials say it requires 200
volunteers to obtain 125 pints of
It was announced at the meet
ing that citizens of the Charlotte ,
region are responding well to the
evil lor blood, with a new record
having been set in January, when
6,100 pints were collected.
Baxter If. Hayes, Jr., seaman
apprentice, USN, son of Mr. and
Mrs. B. M. Hayes of 108 Watter
son street, Kings Mountain, N. C .
-recently completed recruit train
ing at the Naval Training Center,
San Diego, Calif., and Is now a
vailable for assignment to a Fleet
unit or to one of the Navy's
schools for specialized training.
During this period of trsining,
he underwent intensive dttll In
Mich subjects as signaling, navi
gatlon, basic ordnance and sea
manship. He also -warn indoctrina
te wayb of the
T. W. Grayson
T. W. Grayson, well ? known
Kings Mountain Jeweler, will
.serve as president of the Kings
Mountain Merchants association
for the coming year.
'Mr. Grayson was elected to the
presidency in a mail ballot con
ducted by the association last
week. He will succeed as presi
dent J. Wilson Crawford. I
For other offices, the merchants
elected Glee Edwin .Bridges as
vice-president, and Paul McGin
nis, Menzell Phifer and W. S. Ful- j
ton, Jr., directors to serve a two
Holdover directors are Wilson
Crawford, ex officio, C. D. Blan
ton, Draoe M. Peeler, Amos Dean,
C. E. Warlick, and Charlie Spear- 1
The new officers will be Install
ed at the annual employer-em
ployee banquet of the association
to be held Monday night.
Results of the balloting were
announced by W. Faison Barnes, i
association secretary. I
Final Rites Held
For C. A. Baity
Funeral services for Charlie
Anderson Baity, 71, who died
Sunday around 4 a. m. at his
home on route two, were held
Monday at 4 o'clock at the home.
Burial was in Bethlehem Bap- 1
tist church cemetery. He had
been ill for one month.
Mr. Baity was a native of Yad
kin County hut had lived in
Kings Mountain for the pasrt 50
years. He was the son of the late
James and Emily Lewis Baity. He
was formerly employed by Mar
grace mlllr - -!??*??
Survivors Include his wife, the
former Laura Gilbert, a son, A. P.
Baity, and five daughters, Miss
Maude Baity, Miss Lois Baity,
Mrs. Stella Flowers, Mrs. Clar
ence Flowers and Mrs. L. W. Wri
ght, all of Kings Mountain; three
brothers, Alex Baity, of Lynch
burg, Va., Isaac Baity, of Gaffney,
S. C. and Harrison Baity, of Kings
Mountain; a sister, Mrs. Dave
Gladden, of Gastonia; 11 grand
children and two great-grand
For I. H. Burrage
Funeral rhes for J. H. Burrage,
72, former Kings Mountain citi
zen, were held Tuesday at Wil
liamsburg, Va., with interment at
Mr. Burrage died suddenly Sun- j
day afternoon at 12:05 at Ms!
home in Williamsburg following
a heart attack. Though he has
suffered from a heart ailment
some years ago, he had recently
been in apparent good health.
Surviving are three sons and;
two daughters, L. Lawrence Bur
rage, of Williamsburg, Gene Bur
rage, of Florida H. L. Burrage, of
Richmond* Va., Mrs. J. D. Hord, of
Kings Mountain, and Miss Ruby
Burrage of Williamsburg. Also
surviving are ~ ? "
_ ..run attack. Though he has;
suffered from a heart ailment
some years ago, he had recently;
been in apparent good health.
Surviving are three sons an
two daughters, L. Lawrence But
rage, of Williamsburg, Gene Bur
rage, of Florida H. L. Burrage, o
Richmond* Va., Mrs. J. D. Hord, oi
?Cings Mountain, and Miss Rub>
Jurrage of Williamsburg. Also
surviving are eight grandchild
202 Men Examined
For Army Thursday
Two hundred two Cleveland
county men went to Charlotte
Thursday for pre-lnduction phy
sical exams to determine their
: fitness for service in- the army.
Included was a large number of
Kings Mountain area men.
On February 19th, the board
I will send a group of 55 for final
Mrs. Clara Newman, selective
service board clerk, said that 235
had been ordered up for the
?Thursday pre-induction exams,
but that several reported change
'in status after the orders were
j filed. She urged all registrants to
report any changes In status,
! such as marriage, or other facts,
as quickly as the change occurs.
City Board Approves
TO PREACH HERE? Dr. B. Frank
Halt of Wilmington, will conduct
a special series of Mtmou at
First Presbyterian church hure be
ginning February 18.
Hall To Conduct
Rev. B. Frank Hall, D. D., pas
tor of Pearsall Presbyterian chur
ch, of Wilmington, will preach at
a series of services at First Pres
byterian church here beginning
Announcement that Dr. Hall
would conduct the annual Feb
ruary week of special services
wag made by the pastor, Rev. P.
Dr. Hall is a native of Wilming
ton. He was graduated with high
honors from Davidson college and
attended Union Theological sem
inary, where he was awarded a
Hoge Fellowship, highest honor
obtainable at the seminary. Be
fore returning to Wilmington, Dr.
Hall was pastor of Central Pres
byterian church, St. Louis, Mo.
In 1948, he went to Europe as
; Presbyterian representative on
the General Council of the World
Alliance of Reformed Churches.
The services will begin on Sun
| day morning, February 18, contin
uing through February 23. Two
services will be held daily, at 10
a. m., when Dr. Hall will teach
the book of James, and at 7:30 in
"We feel most fortunate in ob
taining Dr. Hall for our annual
February series," Mr. Patrick
said, "and we cordially invite the
community to Join our . mem
bers in hearing him."
Wee Folk Shop
A new Kings Mountain busi
ness firm wiil open Friday mcrn
The Wee Folk Shop, located in
the building formerly occupied by
Woodward A Son, will feature
nationally advertised children's
wear for all ages from infants to
The new firm is owned and
will be operated by Mrs. John
Cheshire and Mrs. David Cash.
New fixtures have been In
stalled by the firm and present
an attractive display. Majority of
the new stock of merchandise has
arrived, although some items
have been deiayed by the rail
situation, the announcement
"We are very happy to an
nounce the opening of the Wee
Folk Shop and to offer a complete
line of children's wear to the
people Of King Mountain," the
new merchants' stated.
Regular meeting of Otis D.
Green Post 155, American Le
gion, win be held Friday night
at 7:30 at Legion Hall, accord
ing to announcement by James
Alexander To Speak At Annnal
Merchants Banquet On Monday
H. Y. Alexander, of Charlotte,
will deliver the principal address
of the evening at the annual ban.
1?et of the Kings Mountain Mer
chants association Monday even
The banquet win be held at
the Masonic dining hall in the
New Morrison birikHng, begin*
nlnfc at 7:30.
Announcement of the plans for
the annual affair were announc
ed this week by E. C. McClaln,
Chairman of the committee on ar
TVcketjs will bs 93.00 per per
son and reservations can be made
toy telephaatof the Merchant*
Association office or contacting
members of the ticket committee.
This group includes C. E. WarTick,
Harold Coggins, E. E. Marlowe,
W. G .Grantham and J. C Bridges.
The annual banquet, an em
ployer ? employee affair, custo
marily attracts some 300 persons.
Mr. Alexander te credit mana
ger of Belk's in Charlotte. He Is a
well-known after-dinner speaker
and has been active in Little
Theatre work in Charlotte. He de
livered the address at the annual
banquet of the Merchants Asso
ciation several years a?o.
New urAcers of the association
will be installed at the meeting.
Foi New Lane
Of Highway 74
Progress toward contract-let
ting for the construction of an
additional dual lane on Highway
74 to Gastonia was further
ed Thursday morning.
The city board of commission
ers, in special session, passed a
resolution agreeing to defray
one-third the cost of right-of-way
for the portion of the road which
will be built within the city li
According to the survey and
resolution, the city and state will
pay for right-of-way of 133 feet
at the city limits, the -right-of
way tapering to 100 feet at a dis
tance of 406 feet to the west. This
point ts near the house formerly
occupied iby Walters Flowers and
now owned by Troup Mickler, of
Eustis, Fla. It is anticipated that
the house will have to be torn
away or moved back.
The city's portion of the right
of-way will require no cash out
lay. It will be charged to the mo
nies accruing to it from the state
Under present plan, the propo
sed dual lane will converge with
the present road-bed near the
The city also discussed with
Highway Engineer Lewis Peck
the possibility of widening the
present road to a width of 34
feet from the proposed intersec
tion to the point where E. King
street widens to 34 feet. Mr. Peck
explained that the federal gov
ernment, which Is sharing cost on
the construction, would not ap
prove these plans unless a 100
foot right-of-way were provided.
He said, however, that he felt the
state department would approve,
the widening, provided the city
agreed to pay the cost, again out
of its highway credits, and agree
to restrict parking along the
Though no action was taken,
it was indicated by the board
that It would seek to have E.
King street widened to 34 feet
Eleven Cases Tried
In Recorder's Court
Eleven cases were completed
in recorder's court Monday ac
cording to a study of court rec
ords on file at City Hall.
Nine defendants were convict
ed on charges of public drunken
Ray Tomlin, charged with as
sault on a female, was taxed
with the costs of court and pray
er for Judgment against him was
continued for two years.
Albert King, Bessemer City Ne
gro, was fined $25 and costs aft
er conviction on a charge of dri
ving without an operator's licen
Graded By County
The Cleveland County health
department has released ratings
.of markets and cafes in the coun
ty, not Including those inside the
Shelby city limits. Kings Moun
tain placed 17 markets in the
"Grade A" category In which 28
i firms were listed and f6ur of nine
cafes' in the same select roster.
The following Kings Mountain
and Kinga Mountain area mark
ets were listed as "Grade A":
A & P; J. E. Aderholt and Sons
L Grocery; BAB Pood Store; T. F.
Ballard Grocery; Barkley Broth
ers Grocery; L. W. Barrett Grocery
Crawford Grocery; Dixie Home
Store; W. M. Gantt -Grocery;
Gault b Sons Grocery; Huffstet
ler's Grocery, Route No. 1; Mar
grace Mill Store; Payne's Groc*
* (Cont'd on page eight)
Friday Is Last Day
To List Taxes Here
Friday will be the last day
the Number Four Township tax
books will bo at City Hall ac
cording to Bright D. Ratterre.
Some citizens have been list
ing late here this week, he
said. Penalty for late listing
was effective on Monday. Aft
er Friday citisens will have to
go to Shelby to list
Mr. Rattenne estimated that
some 350-400 township eit irons
have so far failed to list prop
erty for taxes.
He also estimated in incren??
in the total valuation, with
mom building having taken
Coo and an increase in nun
of automobiles and teievls