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(Final Unofficial Census 1950)
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N. C- Priday. July 6. 1951
Sunday night's five- church
union service will ibe held at
central Methodist church, with
titfv. W. L. Pressly, pastor of
Boyce (Memorial A. .. K. P.
church, delivering the sermon.
The service will (begin at 8
Benjamin P. Sessmons, of
near Crowders . Mountain com
munity, assumed duties Sun
day morning as policeman for
Kings Mountain police depart
ment according to announce
ment by Acting Chief S. R. Da
TO CONCLUDE study
Rtaal lesson In a weefc's Bi
ible study series at Macedonia
Baptist church, will he held
Friday evening at 7:30 at fh?
church. Prof. Stephen Morri
sett, of Gardner -WeWb college,
(has been conducting the study
on the first epistle of John.
A stated communication Of
Fairvlew Lodge No. 339, A. |V
? A A. M., will be held Monday
at 7:30 p. tn. *t the Masonic
hall. A 50-year pin will Be
(presented to Mason B. Meek
Or m and by DDGM George D.
Washburn, of Shelby.
. . B. S. Nelll, executive vice
president of , the First Nation*
al Bank, ffc recuperating from
an operation at Charlotte Me
morial hospital. His condition
is reported to be satisfactory
and he Is expected to. return ?
home . within the next few
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v TVO Id Riser for the past 10 years,
wi| killed instantly at 12:24
Sunday morning at his hom? on
Che Riser fawn on Cheriy
vIlle Kinuff-MounUin highway.
His wile, ifaaeUne Pressley, 32,
was lodged in Gaston county Ja#l
and has been bound over to Gas
ton. County Superior Court on a
charge of murder, following a
coroner's inquest. Death resulted
from shotgun wounds in the at
Officers investigating the case
said they were informed'that the
Pressleys had been drinking
homebrew. However, Mr. JCteer
?aid that the Pressleys had left
.?Ones Mountain from the Sadie
Mill about 10 o'clock Saturday
night and that they were not
drinking at that time.
Another couple, Mose RusseH
and Ms wtfK were visiting the
Presaleys at ? the tftne of the
shooting. They told police that
Preasley's wife became angry be
cause her husband was talking
to the Russell woman. Witnesses
said, officers reported, that the
PfMtiey woman fired a 16-guege
shotgun into her husband's sto
mach while he was asking her
not to shoot. Gaston Deputies
Walter Canon and Wylie Wil
It. <#. g.) Ben fl. Goforth, Jr.,
USNK, manager of the personal
loan department of the First Na
tional Bank, tins 'bpen ordered to
report for active dutfe jvqp-'.Jgif
navy at Gfenvlew,. nt, on Sep
tember 30..- , . %
Lt. Goforth will undergo a
five-month training course as an
Be served in World WaT H as
?n enlisted man, being d|lfcharg
?d as an aviation ordnanceman,
second-class and serving as a
.gunner on W* flying boats. He
wis corrrmjssioned an ensign in
the naval reserve on ?r?luation
from Western Carotin* KaChers
College In 1949 and was' recently
promoted to his present rank.
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Is Then Tabled
M. K. Fuller, city administra
tor, may not get a two-year con
tract alter all, as a result of a
special meeting of the city boat^
of commissioners Jufte 28 which
also resulted in resignation of
E. A. Harrill, city attorney.
The meeting had been called
to iTOn out the contract matter,
following the June 26 special
meeting, when the board had
voted 3 to 1 for Combmissioner
Baxter Wright's motion to con
tract Mr. Fuller's services for a
two-year period for duties under
terms of General Statute 163 359,
Investigation had proved that
this statute was a City manager
statute and would have given
Mr. Fuller many of the powers
and duties now held by the may
or. Mr. Harrill had advised the
mayor that this was illegal, In
?view of the city's cteuter and the
defeat of the city manager form
of government option Offered In
a city-wide vote in Auguit 1948.
Presumably-the meetiHg was
called to amend the Wright mo
tion, according to provisions
which the city attorney thought
iegajh* . ' ?
Meeting-time found . the wea
ther hot and tempers in the same
vein. In the course" of the meet
ing, sever*! citizens in attendan
ce stated they wtfnted no city
manager .system, and Garagjis
sioner lames ((Bed) Layton told
Mr. Harrill i lia tallied too much
and to "shut up."
Mr. Harrill posted the (follow
ing letter tp the City fathers Sat
urday: "After due consideration,
I herewith tender to you my res
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wiU not surpries you."
The Thursday night meeting
was principally conversation.
Mayor Garland Still used. the oc
casion to read the -board a long
stateinent of recommendations
concerning city operations and
t? Which he said he recommend
ed employing Mr. Fuller for two1
years, hut as a supervisor, not
a cky manager, With stated dele
: Ottly action, according to the
official minutes, was a 3-2 vote
In which the board voted to de
fer action on the Puller contract.
Commissioner Wright made the
motion, and Commissioner C. P.
Th- mayor's statement of re
"One: The proposed contract
suggested and passed on by the
Board at the l*?t meeting re
specting our hiring of (Mr. Fuller
and glvii* him powers that were
set out under the section as sug
gested, 163 346 of the General
Statutes of North Carolina, I
want to suggest that I have toeen
advised by Mr. Harrlll that un
der that section we would 4>e un
dertaking Mid setting out the
powers of ? City Manager as sft
forth und?r plan A of a mana
gerial form of government for
the city. This has heen voted
down by the P?oi>le and as 'Mr.
Harrlll has informed mrte that we
do. not have the taps! right to
confer the powers of a city man
ager on anyone, that we are op
erating under the old form And
that the best we can do in to con
tinue to operate under the old
fo*m as a Mayor and City Coun
"Two; That we can hire Mr.
Fuller as we have done'and'ws
can hire him for the duration cf
our term of otfice if we wish,
and which I recommend, hut fur
ther recommend that wP hire
him as a supervisor and that
2. (Continued On Page Eight)
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I larrill Resigns City Attorney
Post; F utter Contract Hit & Snag
Slavs Mountain business
firms war* paying city privi
lege licenses this week, accord
ing to provisions of th* ordin
ance passed recently by the
city board of commissioners.
The new ordinance made no
changes in provisions in vogue
[ for the past two yean. The full
ordinance i* published in to
day's' edition of the Herald,
on pages -8 and 7. Section 1.
The law provides that privi
lege licenses are due and pay
able during the month of July,
with penalties applicable
when payment Is not made
prior to JulyJI.
Foi Mrs. Cashion
Funeral services for Mrt. Fan
nie Kimbrell- Cashion, 74, who
died Monday at 11 p. m. at her
home at 111 Lackey street after
a three-day illnew, "wjere held
Wednesday afternoon at three
o'clock' from Central Methodist
Rev. J. H. Brendpll, pastor, of
ficiated. assisted by Rev. W. P.
Gerberdlng and Rev. W. F. Mon
roe. Burial was in Mountain Rest
cemetery. " V-.
Mrs. Cashkm wis tife widow of
the 4ate William L. Cashion.
She was amative of Mecklen
burg County, the daughter Of the
late Mr. and Mis. William Kim
brell, but had lived In Kings
Mountain over 50 years, She was
a member of Centwji Methodist
^Siwivors include^ three
Mountain, Mrs. Carl W. Moss. of
Columbus, Gi., and Mrs. James
Denney, of Cataula, Ga.; a lister,
Mrs. Henry Rich, of Columbia, S.
C., 19 grand-children and 11*
great- graattehlMren. ?
Negro Youth Hurt
When Hit By Truck
A 13-year-old Negro boy waa
painfully in Juried In an accident
here Saturday night around 9:45
o'clock when he evidently walk
ed or Ml under the rear wheels
of an Associated Transport trac
tor-traller, according to police.
Carnell L. Quirni, Who Uvas At
231 Cherokee street, suffered *
fracture of the left leg near the
hip and a dislocated right knee.
He was treated at Kings Moun
tain hospital and sent to Shelby
hospital where the bone was re
set. * > >:4- ~
Police Officers I , O. Thompson
and D. H. Street investigated the
aoofdent, -vylilch was termed as
unavoidable. No charge* have
been filed against the driver of
the truck, Henry W. Wyatt, of
Wyatt was stopped about a
mile south of Kings Mountain
on the Graver road toy Constable
W. L, Blackburn. He said that he
didn't know that he had hit the
youth, that he was clear, when
the passed him.
Harvey L. . Bumgardner, re
cent graduate N. C. State .
college, and national champ
ion in poultry Judging, will
addrefts members of the Kings
Mountain Lions club at the
regular meeting of the organ
Izatton Tuesday nlfM at 7 o'
clock at Masonic Lodge Dining
Hall. Announcement was made
by Oilie Harris, program chair
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The Kinfia Mountain Little
Theatre announced today plans
for presenting a historical drama
atoout the ?battle of King* Moun
tain. The play, which will tee
presented thto fall In an outdoor
theatre on the battleground it
self, vu mitten by Robert B,
OnbOrne, member of Ihe local
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Mr. OMborn? emphasized that
It Is a play and not * pageant,
but he expieosed the belief that
the presentation Will 'be very col
orful. In addition to the drama*
tie quality of the v*y ItseK,
there will be a full musical score
by Mm, Aubrey Sfauney and
mm Gmelyn Gtllesple for organ
and eltoru?. scenes of colonial;
dancing, colorful owtimm and)
*> ,r 'S
scene at 0?e tattle tt-|
PKlnga Mountain Choral
Society will provide the vocal
Production plans are net com
ptf% at the moment, but the
teukaUve actiedule calls for per
formances on Fridayand Satur
day nights beginning September
1st and continuing through the
anntvertary of the battle on Oc
tober 7th. Try-outs for ctttlat
wm be held aoon. Mr. Oebome
said, and aUwe there are 37
speaking parts in the drama, any
one deeiring a part should t*
?hie to find room in th# cart., He
added that ft* Little Theatre
will need the support of all per
IflMli In Kings Mountain who are
Interested In <#ramattca If the
?p V a wammm.
C. D. Blanton
One 05 Six
C. D. Blanton, Kings Moun
tain druggist, was named a
mem beraf the Cleveland county
board of hospital trustees for
Number 4 Township Monday.
Mr. Blanton was one. of six
new members of the board ap
pointed by the county boaid.oi
commissioners to three ? year
terms expiring June 30. 1954.
Mr. Blanton succeeds W. K.
Mauney, who completed hjs
three-year term on June 30- The
appointments are immediate,
and the new trustees will attend
their first regular meeting on
July 18. '
Other trustees named "by the|
commissioners were: (M. C. Whit
worth, Number 5 Township, fil
ling a vacancy from that town
ship; B. G. Beason. Number 2,
succeeding Chairman J. D. El
liott; Parr is L. Yelton, Number 6.
succeeding A.-V. Hamrkrk; D. D.
Lattimore,' Number 8, ncceeding
W. Horace Covin gtoii; and Dr.
A. A. Lackey, Number succeed
ing Herman Beam.
The 15- member board of trus
tees has tke responsibility - of
operating Cleveland County hos
pitals, which include the Shelby
hosgital and Kings Mountain
Under provisions of the sta
tutes setting up the Cleveland
County hospital governing board,
the board must include three
members from each township in
which hospitals are located, and
one member from each of the re
maining V townships. Under the
provision! no trustee can serve
hah I, |? 4 n mil ri
consecunv0 t6i?ns> ?
" Other membeijj f*om Number 4
trusted and VI^cKal^ian Hun'
Mr. Mauney, retiring member
tram Number 4, also served as
treasurer of the Kings Moun
tain unit building fund.
An additional $3,166.56 in
city tax bills was paid by the
close of business at City Hall
Saturday at noon. Total paid
was $17334,03, earning the
early-bird taj^ayers $357.68 in
Matter On City's
Consideration of the city bud
get for 1951-52 and possible nam
ing of a successor to E. A. Har
rilT, who has resigned as city at
torney, will he the principal
items on the agenda of the' board
of commissioners at their regu
lar meeting Monday n ight, Hay -
or Garland Still said Thursday.
The Mayor said that City Ad
ministrator M. K. Fuller has vir
tually completed work on budget
recommendations. He also said
that the board does not antici
pate any increase In the 51.80
tax rate, though he expects the
budget to be one of - the largest
In city history, since K will in
clude anticipated street revenue
under terms of the Powell Bill.
Speculation concerning filling
the city attorney position indi
cates that 5. R Davis may be
returned to that post. Some
members of the "board have con
tacted Mr. Dayis and have asked
him to aocept the position, since
receiving Mr. Harrlll's letter of
Mr. Still said he did not know
whether the board would wish
to re-open the matter of a con
tract with City Administrator
Fuller, tabled at a special meet
ing on June 28. However, he in
dicated the board might meet on
Thursday night (July 5) to dis.
cuss that particular matter and
Otherwise to agree on -the re
mainder of the agenda for Mon
day night's regular session.
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fudge Horrill Hears
Very Light Docket
mmmmm rnmrnmmm " ' %
'1 want no one to "be afraid to
come to this court. I am here to
administer justice," Recorders
Court rJudg? Ector A. HarrlU told
the Monday afternoon session of
the court, his first siftce taking
ovej the Job.
Judge Harrlli faced a -rather
defendants drew fines for
Joseph us Conley, Negro of Ma
rlon, was found not guilty on a
charge ?f driving without a dri
Arlmunes Eugene Goode, Ne
gro also of Marlon, was taxed
with court costs after he was
found gutlty of allowing an un
licensed driver to. . operate his
motor vehicle. * *
Dorothy Ledford, of Ruther
fordton, paid costs on an affray
Tentative County Tax
Rale Is Set At $ 1.04
Citizens In Kings Mountain) School District Hthre
Tentative Rate of $1.87? Budget
Estimate f 1,409,385
The county bouji'ot commis
sioner* tentatively approved a
$1,409,385 budget for 1951-52 on
Monday and tentatively set the
county-wide tax rate at $1.04, a
hike of 4x cents per $100 valua
tion. ; V
On th? basis of the tentatlye
figures, majority ot Kings
Mountain citizens will pay coun
ty taxes at the rate of $137 per
$100 valuation, including the
special Kings Mountain school
district taxes of three cent* for
debt service and 20 cents lor
The budget estimate was com
piled on total valuation of $58,
<&argest beneficiary of the
county tax payment? will be the
schools. Exactly half the county
wide rate of $1.04 will go for
school expenses, including 26
Ctgtft for current expenses, , 11
fcents for capital outlay, end IS
cents for debt service. The mo
ney is divided among the three
sdhool districts, Kings Mountain,
Shelby, and the county, on the
basis of school population. The
Kings Mountain district receives
11-pius percent of the total re
i out my dukot fiomo
For Plane Contests
Pfc. Thomas F Baiter, station
ed with the Air Feme In Tripoli,
North Africa, has been returned
to the United States to eater sev
eral model air pbm? contests
sponsored -by the air force.
He apent a few days With his
rhecontest at Westover A- F. B.,
Upon completlo* of several
contests he will be sent back to
Tripoli for completion of *3S
overseas tour of duty.
ceipts from the county-wide levi
es lor school purposes.)
A new appropriation sure to
create considerable interest
throughout the county is a f ive
oent levy to be used for revalua
tion of property. Five cents is ex
pected to return the county $27,
000 for this purpose ? only about
one-fourth the estimated amount
Another five-cent levy will go
to support the hospitals, and 15
cents is earmarked for the gen-'
Appropriations were approved
General iund $141,300; poor
fund 944,000; debt service $32,
001; old age assistance, $24,000;
aid to dependent children $16,
000; county hospital, $27,590;
county farm agent's office, $15,
500; weltere administration,
$24,491; county health depart
ments, $25,000; county aecount
ant, $5500; county fcutkMngs
fund, $8,250; revaluation, $27,
027; school* current ex
pense. $1^,226; county schools
capital </uttay $700,000; county
gdwols <<ebt servVe $113^49.
To Stock Lqfco
The North Carolina U:,dI1fe
Resources commission will stock
the city lake with 2,000 large
mouth bass finger lings, accord
ing to Information received
Thursday morning by City Com
missioner James CBed) Layton.
According to the letter, J. H.
Cornejl, chief of the tlsh division,
has instructed th? Table Sock
H*1 r^ Morganton
T hi Wldlife wraSSwTn
request of Mr. Lajfioh. r
Accountants List 18 Criticisms
Of City Hall Office Procedures
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Kings Mountain financial in
stitutions have just completed
paying a total of $26,221.73 in
semi-annual dividend to hold
ers of savings accounts and
Largest total was paid by
Home Building & Loan associa
tion. A. H. Patterson, secretary
treasurer, _r$*ported payment of
dividends $13,817.01. The total
included: optional savings divi
dends, $3,935.91; full-paid stock
dividends. $7,939.10; matured
stock dividends, $1,899.93; pre
paid stock dividends, $130.
Kings Mountain Bunding &
Loan association pfeld out $8,
315.72 in dividends, Secretary
Treasurer I. C. Lackey reported.
They ? included: on lull-paid
stock, $5,223.47; on optional sav
ings stock, $2,279.98; on matured
stock, $324; on withdrawn stock,
L. E. Abbott, cashier of the
First National Bank, reported di
vidend payments on 668 indivi
dual savings accounts totaled
Stevens Promotes |
George Lattimore, Jr., formerly
cost accountalnt for the J. P.
Stevens Company Stanley plant,
has beer, promoted to Head cost
account .in t for Stevens' Carter
group wfljen includes to plana;
?Mr. Lattimore, son of Mr. and
Mrs. George **? Lattimore, Sr..
Joined the Stevens company sev
en months ago. He and his wife,
the former Helen Turner, had
been residing at Gastonia. They
have moved to Gieefisboro and
are living at Frank Smith Apart
ments,, 1212 C Whildon Place.
? Mr. Lattimore is a navy veter
an of World War II and a grad
uate of Duke University.
Mrs. Leila Barber Houser has
been appointed registrar of vital
statistics for the City of Kings
Mountain, and Mrs. Craig Falls
has "been named the registrar for
Number 4 Township.
Thus two persons have been
appointed to fill positions held
Jointly by D. H. ( Doc) Houser,
late husband of the city appoin
tee. Mr. Houser had been the reg
istrar here Since 1913, his fam
ily Stated. N
Mrs. Houser wtm appointed
eity registrar >by Mayor Garland
Still. Mrs. Falls was named
Number 4 Township registrar by
Chairman Z. V. Cline, of the
board of county commissioners.
Roland Tate is the vital sta
tistics registrar in Grover.
It i? the duty of the registrars
to record births and deaths in
their area ai>d to place them on
permanent record with the
Cleveland County Register of
TO <BE INSTALLED? Rot. W. P.
Gerberding, D. D? will he in
stalled as pastor of St. Matthew's
Lutheran church In special ritee
at regular morning services Sun
day at 11 o'clock. Her. F. L. Con
rad. D. D.. president of the Evan
gelical Lutheran S^nod of North
Carolina, will deliver the sermon
and will conduct the installation
Gas For City
The Kings Mountain Kiwanis
club has urged the city board of
commissioners to consider the
possibility of natural gas service.
The Kiwanis club, second
Kings Mountain organization to
suggest that the city Investigate
these possibilities, addressed the
following letter to the mayor and
board of commissioners last Sat
"The Klwants Club otf Kings
Mountain recommends that you
give serious consideration to the
possibility of securing Natural
Gas for the City of Kings Moun
"The club feels that we are in
a most favorable position to se
cure this fuel since we are lo
cated so near the recently in
stalled gas pipe line."
Otis D. Green Post 155, Ameri
can Legion, had previously ad
dressed a letter to the city ad
ministration urging investiga
tion and consideration of city na
tural gas service possibilities.
To Aaction Sites
Two county school properties
in the Kings Mountain area will
'be sold at public auction on Aug
ust 6, according to legal notice of
salg Published in today's edition
of the Herald.
The county will offer at auc
tion the Dixon schoolhouse and
site, and the Vestibule Negio
schoolhouse and site.
The Dixon school building and
that Pnrfion of the site Bast of
the p?i^i?c road will be sold to
gether. The portion of the site
West of the road will be sold
separately. Then the property
will <be offered in a bloc. ' .
Under terms of the sale, all
bids will stand open for ten days
and may be raised by an in
creased bid of 10 percent. The
county boar^ of education re
serves the right to reject all bids.
The sale will be conducted at the
county courthouse in Shelby at
2 p. m., August 6.
The sale notice is signed by
J. H. Grtgg, secretary to the
Independence Day Is Celebrated
Quietly; Weatherman Noisemaker
Kings Mountain celebrated
ita l75th anniversary of Indepen
dence Day Wedne^ay quietly
with otrjy the noise of an occas
sional fije-or acker dispelling the
calm. . i;
The weather man, however,
tor* a hand eafly In the evening,
and put on 'a fireworks display
of his own, hi the form of a col
orful electrical storm, featuring
the noise of thunder, flashes of
lightening and i red-hued sky.
Shortly after the storm, the
fire department answered Ha
first alarm in recent weAs but
found no fire. The atorm had
blown down a 2300-volt line on
N. Watteison street.
During the day. Its was quieter
than a Sunday .In th? uptown
business section. Drug stores
were open on shorter schedule*
and service stations were opoft.
hut one operator remarked, "We
do most of our ' NulrtSlte before
anti-after holidays, not on the
holiday Itself Otherwise the
business section had a "strets
Acting Chief of Police S. R.
(Pop) Davidson reported no ui?
usual business In his depart
Several T.^srionn aires visited
Kings Mountain Battleground for
the address by Congressman 1.
,P. Richards, oi South Carolina's
Fifth district and the celebration
sponsored Jointly by Legion posts
of the surrounding area.
Other citizens not on vacation
trips, spent the day looking for
cool spots to beat the July heat.
Seven Cleveland County men
''will be Inducted into the army
via the srtecUv* service pro
cess next Thursday. No pre
induction Orders bate been re
! ceived by the county board
tor July. '
a^auV^ X" city's
ommended last w?k tha? !<??"
twtiSi insfitutpd 'or pro
employees."0 th? ?lty and its
The accountants, Howard W?i
?ker and Dave Robinson emphi'
nntM .they had discovered
JSLTJS1^ upon th* ^
integrity of any of the
but^nt ?F t0rmer employ
Included in their
;???, *8 general comments, de
iisrisizsr6 ,he c,,y'3 bu?
th ?'* 46 return later t?> audU
?le Ulrtk,n8' ln orc,er to '
iiie a complete report for the
fiscal y#ar 1950-51.
The general comments nf u
accountant* follow. ? 16
atC ir 01 emPloyed by the
0t^l7'tJ;eyfol lowing' am?ng
men/aP??ment ?' vendors' state
ments (as contrasted to invoi
emlloilT"""12"1 loa? '?
rtieJJi. C"h1"ir "indorsed
"12) No control over cash
peceDtn Eflt of un numbered
reoepta for cash received.
u__ i Laxity in control of paid
bond coupons. h?iu
?r?i15) Fai,ure to properly con
lti?aCCOUnt8 rece,va'Me tor util- ,
of efrori wflT?1 over?bundance
enfrv /ff the preparation and
'^We w.^Untn<f Jnformatlon.
point ? Tphasl2e at this
tL e ave discovered
nothing that reflects upon the
an* integrity of any
rc v?w'?rmer employee? of
evertR, f ^"'wnenti. how
ever, that "better controls be In
*? f '??cu0? XJs,
the City and Its employees."
Postoffice Back ;
Kings Mountain has a first
class postoffice again.
The Kings Mountain postof
fice wag restored to first-class
status, effective July 1, on the
basis of receipts for th* calen
dar year 1950, which totaled $40,
The change will have little ef
fect on service, with the excep
tion that the money order win
dow wil 4>e open two hours less
daily. Under the new schedule
It will op?n at 9 and close at 5,
instead of opening at 8 and clos
ing -vt 6 under second -class re
Change of status also meant
that box rent fees advanced
Slightly, as was noted by pa
trons paying rent-due notices
The change also means slight
Say raises for Postmaster W. E.
lakely and Assistant Postmas
ter George Hord, .
The postoffice was first-class
during the fiscal year 1944-45.
Miles iMaliney, of New York
city son of Mr. and Mrs W.
K. Mauney. will be guest fer ?
garrlst and Ml* Prances -
Summers, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Frank k. Summers, will
be guest soloist 'at the 11 o-'
clock service at St. Matthew's
Lutheran church on Sunday.