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R. G. Plonk and J. G. Darra- .
co tt will serve as delegates
from First Presbyterian church
to the January 15 meeting of
Kings Mountain Presbytery, to
be at Armstrong Presbyterian
Joe N. Dixon, business mana
ger of Kings Mountain hospi
tal, attended a meeting in
Charlotte Wednesday of the
North Carolina Hospitals Asso
ciation. ? ?
MAUNEY IN HOSPITAL
Ernest Mauney, well-known
pianist and son of Mr. and Mrs.
W. K. Mauney, is a patient at
Charlotte Memorial hospital
for leukemia. He entered the
hospital last Friday
Mrs. Eugene Goforth has
joined Sterchi's as bookkeeper,
replacing Mrs. Eugene Timms
who is resigning. Mrs. Goforth
formerly held a similar posi
tion with the firm.
J. Kcnnon Blanton, manager
of Sterchi's, will leave for Chi
cago, 111., Saturday, where he
will attend the annual winter
WITH MAPPING FIRM
Bob Neill, prominent young
Kings Mountain man, joined
the Joyce Mapping Co.. on De
cember 3. Formerly with Mar
grace Mill, Mr. Nelll Is assist
ing his new firm with the map
ping" of the cities of Kings
Mountain and Shelby.
D. E. (Diokle) Tate has join
ed Keeter's Department Store
as salesman, h cording to an
nouncement by J. B. Keeter.
Mr. Tate, formerly a part-time
salesman with the firm, fills
The vacancy created by the res
ignation of Paul McGinnis.
W. W. Tolleson, chairman of
the 1951 Kiwanis Club Achieve
ment committee, will be in
charge of the program at
Thursday night's meeting of
the Kings Mountain Kiwanis
club, which convenes at 6:45 at
the Masonic Dining Hall.
The First National Bank is
remodeling and renovating the
offices formerly occupied by
Dr. P. E, Hendricks for use by
the bank's' personal loan do-,
partment. according ? to an- ,
nouncement by F. i?. Summers,
president. .Dick Caniiady is
manager of the personal loan
Kings Mountain Country
Club night will be obsrt-ved
Saturday night, buffet dinner
to he served at 7:30 with a spec
ial attraction to follow..
Members are asked to note
the change in time. This month
club night is the second Satur
day night due to the New
Year's Eve party.
Foi Mrs. Wells
Funeral rites for M/ ?. Mary
Sain Wells, 76, wi*e"of Clarence
W. Wells of the Bethware com
munity, were held Wednesday
afternoon at El Bethel Methodist
church, with the pastor, Rev. JR.
1*. Foirbis, assisted by Rev. W. L.
Interment was made in the
Prior to the rites the body lay
in state at the church igr afialf
Mrs. Wells died at Shelby hos
pital Tuesday at 1:15 p. m. She
had been in ill health Tor the
past year and . suffered a stroke
of paralysis Sunday night.
She was a meriifber of El beth
Mrs. Wells is survived by her
husband, Clarence W. wells;
three sons, Carl H. Wells of Char
leston, S. C? Guy Wells of Wash
ington, S. C., and Hubert R. Wells
of the home and Washington, D.
C.; and four daughters, Mrs. Lee
Devenney and Mrs. L. V. Hoyle of
Bethware community, Mrs. Clyde
Horuser of. Los Angles, Calif.,
and Mrs. Lottie Kale of Shelby.
Also surviving are three, , sla
ter*. Mrs. Bob Brooks, of Lawn
dale, Mrs. Lora Powell of Hick
ory, Mrs. Uaura Chllders of Vale,
' a brother, Ed Sain o t Vale; 15
grandchildren and seven .Treat
grandchildren. ? ? '
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Junior Woman 9s Club
Seeking Old Clothing
To Be Aided
By Civic Group
The Junior Woman's Club will
begin Monday a used clothing
collection for the benefit of the
The collection will continue
throueh Friday. Janunrv 18, and
all citizens are be! r quested
to contribute clot which they
no longer use.
Mrs. J. W. Webster, co-chair?
man of the collection, said all
sizes of clothes are wanted, from
infants' wear to adult clothing.
She pointed out that the clothes
need not be cleaned, that this
would be handled by the Junior
Citizens are asked to leave the
clothing contributions at the Red
Cross office, at City Hall, on any
morning next week. Citizens not
able to deliver the clothing to the
Red Cross office are asked to call
Mrs. A. B. Chandler at 735-J. Ar
rangements will be made by the
Junior Woman's Club to pick yp
"All the clothing will be distri
buted to Kings Mountain persons
Who need it and need it badly,"
Mrs. Webster pointed out. "We
are sure that attics and closets
are full of old clothing, no longer
used, either because it is some
what worn or outgrown. They
have a value to- needy persons
who have nothing to wear.
Other members of the Junior
Woman's Club committee hand
ling the project are Mrs. Grady
McCarter, Mrs. A. B. Chandler,
Mrs. W. R. Hudgpeth, Mrs. Paul
Ware, and Miss Diana Gamble.
Carl G. MeCraw. Kings Moun- 1
tain native, was elected president I
of the Union National Bank of :
Charlotte on Tuesday.
Mr. MeCraw has formerly held
the position of executive vjee- ,
president. I le succeeds in his new
position George S. Crouch, who
was' elevated to chairmanship of !
the board of directors.
Promoted to assistant vice-pres
idencies. from former positions \
as assistant cashiers, were W. J.
Smith, Jr., and C. C. Hope, Jr.. 1
two men who worked briefly at
the Firs.t National Bank here sev- '
eral years agd "on loan" from the j
All of Mr. McCraw's batfking
experience has been with' the
Union National, by which he was
employed in 1924 as a ruririer. He j
has advanced through virtually '
all the bank's departments to the
ARP Men's Group
Has Ladies Night
Some 125 persotis were present
Monday night for the first la
dies night of the Boyce Memori
al AftP Men of the Church or
The group heard an interest
ing, humor-filled address bv
Dodc Phillips-, director of btgh
school physical education for the
South Carolina Department of
Education, and ate a sumptuous
Mr. Phillips, a former Erskine
College student, coach and offi
cial, declared that "America is
too prone to take up the new,
Just because it Is new." He sug
gested a rededlcation to the old,
basic principles of Christianity.
W. S. Fulton, Jr., men's group
president, served as tdastmaster,
and Marriott Phlfer presented
Mr. Phillips. J. L. McGill wel
comed the ladles, and Mrs. John
Cheshire responded. Special mu
sk was rendered 'by Mrs. E. M.
Leopard and Howard Coble, of
the city school faculty. Rev. W.
?L. Pressly gave the invocation.
TO PREACH HERE ? Rev. Lewis
H. Lancaster, veteran mission
ary to China, will preach Sun
day at services at First Presby
terian and Dixon Presbyterian
To Speak Sunday
Rev. Lewis Holladay Lancas
ter, veteran Presbyterian mis
sionary to China, will conduct
services at Firs t Presbyterian
services at First Presbyterian
here on Sunday.
i, Now assistant to the executive
secretary of the Board of World
Missions, Mr. Lancaster has been
in and out of the Orient as mis
sionary and churchman since
He will preach at hoth morning
and evening services Sunday at
First Presbyterian church and
will conduct the regular 3:30 ser
vice at Dixon church on Sunday
Except lor brief service as' 'a
Presbyterian minister in church
es in Tennessee and Alabama. ,
during periods when the state de- ?
partment had ordered missionar
ies out of China, almost all of
Rev, Mr. Lancaster's ministry
has been spent in the Far East,
"It is a privilege to have a man
so versed in the conditions of t'.io..
Orient in our midst and the pub^'
lie is cordially invited to hear
him," Rev. P. D. Patrick, the pas
tori said in making the announce
llarvey Elliott Bynum,. 19, man
ager of the Diane Drive-In Thea
ter near Gaston la ,was fatally in- :
jured Slinday morning in an auto- \
mobile accident on the. Lincoln
Gastonia highway near the Lin
colnton city limits. He died Sijp- j
day morning in a Lincolnton hos
Bynum is survived by his pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe C. By- !
num, two brothers and three sis
The funeral was held Tuesday
morning at the South&ide Baptist
church, Rev. W. L. Harkey offi
Sets Evening Rites
Resurrection Lutheran ? church
will begin a regular schedule of
Sunday evening services on Sun
day, January 13, according to an
nouncement by the pastor, Rev.
Meetings for young people. In
eluding the Luther Leagues, will
be held at 6:30, with a church
vesper service to follow at 7:30.
On Sunday, a program will be gi
ven for children, ages six to 11,
with older children to begin
work on Luther's Ca?echlsm.
At the vesper service, the pas
tor will begin a study of the Book
of Revelation, with a question -
and-answer period to follow the
Tax Business Slow; No City Listing
Mondays, With Rattenee At Grover
City residents were reminded
this week that A o city tax listing
can be accomplished on Mon
days for the remainder of the
?mont-h, with Qninty List Taker
R. D. Rattenee scheduled to be
in Grover on those dates, Janu
ary 14, 21 and 28.
City List Taker Clarence E.
Carpenter maid yesterday that
the city books would not be open
on January 14, 21 and 28.
The' list takers estimated a
round 2S percent of the town
ship's citizens had listed during
the first seven listing days, with
16 days remainir^ Jtor Kings
Mountain area citizens to list
without penalty, time is fast
! Business at the City Hall list
ing place was very slow Wednes
day, bringing the comment that
merchants should be using
enough of their weekly half
holiday for listing purposes.
The list takers will be at City
hall every day (except Mondays)
frotn 8:90 a.m. to 5 p. m. ' "And
that Includes Saturday after
noons," the listers said.
City To Seek
Kings Mountain will file an
application with the Federal Po-'
wer Commission for an alloca
tion of natural gas.
This action was taken at a
special meeting of the city board
of commissioners held at-. City
Hall- Monday night after recom
mendation by A. S. Hall. engi.
ncer with Barnard & Burk Engi
neers, who have been retained
by the city to make a survey 10
determine the feasibility of in
stalling a natural gas distribu
tion system. The application
must be filed hv January 18.
The board voted -unanimously
to apply for the allocation, after
motion by ' Commissioner James
The board also agreed to S^nd
the city attorney and a board
member to .Washington for the
hearing January 28, at city ex
pense, after recommendation by
Mayor Garland E. Still presid
ed and all members of the board
were present at the meeting,)
which had been designated as a i
"public meeting." Others present
were Mr." Hall, Hal S. Plonk, City
Attorney J. R. Davis, City Clerk
Joe Hendrick, City Administrator
M. K. Fuller, and Ollie Harris.
Several other items of busine&s
were discussed before the gas
matter was brought up.
Tom Moore, representing Sla
ter Brothers, re-appeared before
the board in connection with his
request for Installation of an
eight-Inch water main to serve
a sprinkler system in the com
pany's building here. The board
had informed ,the company that
it could not install the main and
Mr. Moore told the group that he
was "frankly disappointed" in
the matter Just 'before leaving
After discussion of the matter
and on motion by Commissioner
Oil and Pearson, seconded by
Commissioner Lloyd E. Davis,
the board voted unanimously to
inform the firm that the city
would install the main provid
ing the company purchased the.
material and provides the right
. Mr. Filler presented a contract
from ihe.Purol Company furn
ishing the city with, a right-of
way for' a water main to the novv
bus station from Railroad ave
nue. The board authorized Maj ?
?or Still to sign the contract ?' pti
motion by Commissioner Wright.
Mr. Fuller informed the board
that E. T. Plott had requested the
rity.to install water mains in two
blocks of he Whltesides property
oft Linwood road aind' wanted an
agreement for refunds on the
cost of the pipe, which he was
to furnish, when the property is
On motion of Commissioner
Davis, the board voted. to install;
the mains and to refund Mr.
Plott an amount of the cost of I
the pipe for each house built onj
the property.' Mr. Layton abstain- 1
ed. At the conclusion of the
meeting, the matter again came
up, the motion "was withdrawn
and the board instructed Mr. Ful
ler and Attorney Davis to draw
up a "main line extension agree
ment" for use between the city
and any citizen. The agreement
would require a devefoper to
bear all costs of .the installation,
with the city to refund him a cer
tain amount when customers
were added to the line.
Upon recommendation by Mr.
Fuller, the board voted to extend
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For J. G. Moore
Funeral services for James
Gordon Moore, 57, who died sud
denly at his home on route one
Tuesday morning around 9:45 o'*
clock, will.be held at Oak Grove
Baptist church Thursday at 3
p. m. .
Rev. C. C. Crowe will officiate
anH burial will be in the church
cemetery. The body will lie In
state at the church from 2:30 p.
m until the hour of the service.
Mr. Moore suffered a heart at
tack after entering his automo
bile and turning on the ignition
swith. He had been in ill health
for the past year.
He was a veteran of World War
I, serving as a private In Co. C,
305th Machine Gun battalion, A.
E. F., in France. He was a mem
ber of Otis D. Green Post 155, the
American legion, of Kings
Surviving are his wife, the for
mer Miss Junle Proctor; two sons,
James G. Moore, Jr., and Wlllard
D. Moore, of Kings Mountain;
five brothers, Tom Moore, of
Shettry, and Plato, Samuel. John
and floyce Moore, all of Cherry -
vllle; and three listen, Mrs. M. C.
Meal and Mrs. Howard Green,
both of Sines Mountain, and
Mrs. Hugh Sellers, of Ch*rry>llle
Differences Between Firemen, Board
Were Ironed Out Wednesday Morning
Stockholders of First National
Bank held their annual" ,'meeting
Tuesday, re-elected directors and I
hiring reports oi officers on
The directors, in session follow
ing the annual" meeting, made on
ly one change in its officers set
up, naming L. E. Abbott vice-pres
ident and cashier. Mr. Abbott had
held the position of cashier.
Report of the officers to the
stockholders showed that 1951
was a prosperous, active year in
which it increased its assets by
approximately $68,000. and its re
serves by approximately $21,000.'
1 he hank's total assets at Decem
ber 31', 1951, were $4,148,215.17
President Frank R, Summers
reported that the bank, on De
cember 31, was servicing 5,055
active accounts, including 1022
savings accounts. 2.575 checking
accounts, and l,458?loan accounts.
The loan accounts had been
made, he said, in virtually all
categories, commercial, indus
trial. agricultural, residential and
Officers of the bank, in addi
tion to Mr. Summers and Mr. Ab
bott, are B. S. Neil), executive
\ ice-president, R. L- Mauney, vice
president and J. C. McKinney, as
Directors are Dr. L. P. Baker,
G. A. Bridges, W. K. Mauney, R.
L. Mauney, B. S. Neill, P. M, Nels
ter, F. R. Summers and M A
Iy. E. Marlowe, for the past 14
years owner of Center Service
announced .this week is dis.
posing of tin; sen ice station por
tion of that business, effective at
the close of business Saturday, '
.Mr. Marlowe is selling the ser
vice station department to Clyde
V\ hetstine. a veteran, employee.,
and to James Gibson Both Mr
W'hetstine and Mr. .Gibson 'will be
active in the new partnership.
terms of the sale agree
ment. Mr. Marlowe will retain
the other portions of his business
which include wholesale and re
tail distribution of tires and auto
motive accessories, and retail
sales of appliances and related
merchandise. Mr. Marlowe will
operate' the portion yf the bust
ness he is retaining under the
trade name "Marlowe's", wh'le
Mr VVhetstine and Mr. Git, on
Will operate their service siation
under its former, trade name
Mr. Marlowe said that Jack Ar
net te, present manager of the ser
vice station department, would
join "Marlowe's" as shipping and
service manager. Mrs. Walter Ij.
Harmon will serve as bookkeep
er. and that Marshall 'Gore will
replace Mr. Whetstine as sales
man. Mr. Marlowe is area distri
butor for Lee tires and other au
Mr. Whetstine has been associ
ated with the Marlowe ?firm for
the past 13 years, with the excep
Hon of service in World War II
with the Air Force, including 31
months in the Pacific Theatre He
s a member of First Presbyter
ian church and the Lions club.
Mr. Gibson, also an Air Force
Veteran of 30 months in tho Paci
fic Theatre is a Margrace Mill
overseer. He attended N. C. State
college and Is a -member of Gra?e
Methodist church. *
Marlowe's will occupy the
. i^ng Lat 222 w< Mountain
street, where the appliance divi
sion has been located.
The service station is located at
the corner of Battleground ani
Mountain. It features Gulf pro
Sgt. Dewey Lowe from the
Shelby Recruiting of/ice is In
Kings Mountain on Mondays
all day, and each Wednesday
afternoon. He Is stationed in
the Postoffice ! building. All
non -prior service men are re
quired to have birth certifi
cates only. Men who have had
previous military service are
required to have last dischar
ge papers. Sgt Lowe Is re
cruiter lor the Army and Air
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Wilson Will Receive
Silver Beaver Award
H. C. Wilson, active Kings
Mountain Scouter, will be among
throe ScoUtors of the Piedmont
Council to receive the Silver
Beaver Award at. annnuai meet
ing of the ll cotfnty council in
Gastonia Monday evening.
The Silver Boaycr Award, a
mong the highest awerap- given j
in the Scouting program, is
made to individuals for extraor
dinary service to the Scouting
program on district and council
Also to receive the 'award are
S. H. Helton, of StatesvilJe, and
W. A. Wlllinglvam, of Mt. Holly.
Mr. Wilson has been active in
Scouting since 1935, servir/^ lirst
as assistant scoutmaster, then
scoutmaster, of Troop 1 Kings
Mountain until 10-18. He is cur
rent chairman of the Kings
Mountain district and has been a
member of the Piedmont Council
executive board since 1911. Dur
ing World .War II. he was the
council's emergency service
chairman, and has been active
in the deve!6pment of Carl W,.
Davidson Memorial Scout Camp.
Met Monday Night
? The City Stadium planning
committee met at City Ilail Mon
day night and voted several
recommendations to be forward
ed to the city board.
The group also dro'v up some
dozen additional reou/.-.menda
tions for improvements at City
Stadium which were held for fur I
titer study and planning.
Committee members present i
were Hugh Ormand. Sam Coll it);- I
Fleete Mr-Curdy and C. T. Car
pender, Jr. Mr. Carpenter was
named temporary ?? h a i r m i. n.
Other members of the- commit tee !
are Hilton Kuth.nnd WW. Toile:
Rocomrrien.dalioiis ap p r o v e.tl
and forwarded to tlie < iiy b??ard
included closing* o|- (he poriioji ot ?
Carpenter street within the sta
dium property to coinside. with
fencing of the Cemetery property, I
grading of the east batik, grading
of the field to provide proper .
drainage, planting of Jul iianks '
to prevent washing iwtt and 'V- ?
arrangement of the field to get i
it. ready for th<j coming high,
school baseball season.
NEW SCOUT TROOP
A new boy ScOut Troop will
be sponsored by the Brother- j
hood of Resurrection Lutheran ?
church, it was announced this
week by Rev. Vance Daniel,
pastor of the church. I,. C'. Dett- i
mar has been named scout- '
master and the first meet big of
the new troop will be held at
the church Monday evening at 1
7 o'clock. Scout -age boys vvho
wish to Join the troop are in- i
vited to attend, Mr. Daniel said. 1
Wilson, Kings Mountain Scouter,
will receive the Silver Beaver a
ward (or service in the Scouting
program at the annual meeting
of the Piedmont Council in Gas
tonia Monday night.
To Open Friday I
McGinnis Department Store, <i
new Kings Mountain retail lirm.j
will open on Friday, according to]
announcement this week by Paul
McGinnis, well-known Kings
The new firm will lie located
in' the building on West 'Mouiir !
tain street owned by Mrs. J K. j
l.ipford and adjoining Baij<l
Kurniiore, Company and McGin
nis Furniture Company. Civtil:
December 31; .il had been oecupi
ed by Dixie Bargain Store, a
branch of Hooter's. Iiuv. .\Uiicn'
was. dused by the Keeter fjrin
1)1! tlial lliltt*.
Mr, M'-fJinnis sjid his new
lirin will. be-Individually .owned
by himself and that it will offer
general dep'arfiineiit store lines
hi popular-priced merchandise. [
Mrs jack Kennedy. ,i former I
employee of Dixie Bargain Store. \
wi!! Iff' u merrihe: of The .sales- ;
staff. Mr. McGinnis said.
Mr. McGinnis. veteran em
ployee of Keeter's. inc., is a 'rta
tivj? of Kings Mountain, a soil of
Mr and Mr*. W. liuihle MoGih
ilis.. H?* fil'sl joined tilt- K> eici
:i!:n on a part.-limo ha: is in p?;u
and had been associated wiiii it
regularly since l'.t.Vl, in recent,
years having held the position
of general .manager. He resigned
on January 1. He is a member of
Rpv urrection Lutheran church,
a Mason ami a Lion. Mrs. Mc
Ginnis, is the former Mi.ss Ethel
A formal opening of the firm,
will be held , in the near future,
Mr. McGinnis said. .
All City Schools Had Lunch Rooms
By 1942; 12th Grade Added In 1942
By 19-11. W. P. A. lunch rooms
had boon placed in all' white
schools and the vocational econo
mics department was established.
The corner lot adjoining the
high school was purchased for
additional playground space.
West school was accredited.
In 1342, the twelve-year pro
gram of the High Sfchool was in
stituted, although pupils wflo
could not return for the twelfth
year were granted an eleven-year
diplonr. 1. v' icy of awarding
eleven-year a., ' .veiye-year diplo
mas was continued until the state
officially adopted the twelve-year
program. During those years, pu
B. N. Barnes succeeded Claud
Grig? as superintendent of the
city schools on July 1, 1934, in
stead of 1933.
pils completing the twelfth grade
wore white gowns at commence*"
ment, while those completing the
eleventh year wore gray.
In that same yean 1943, upon
recommendation of the board of
education, the' special supplemen
tal levy on the Kings Mountain
school district was reduced four
In 1944, Central school play
ground was graded and beautifi
ed by the Central P, T. A., aided
by the city. _
In 1945-46, a pountywide bond
ejection was. offered to raise
money for the remodeling of the
present buildings an(l the erec
tion of new ones. The bond sale
was approved by the voters. Fold
ing seats were placed in the gym
nasium. Floodlights for the ath
letic field were presented to the
school by the Kiwanis Club.
In the following year, 19-17, ri
public address system was placed
in Central school. Neisler Mills
presented the school with a bus
th'at was painted In the schooi
colors, black and gold. This bus
Is: used by athletic teams, bands,
glee club, and other groups mak
ing educational trips.
The family of the late Jacob S
Mauney, presented to the city of
Kings Mountain a beautiful teach
ers home In connection with the
The Ciine property adjoining
West school was purchased to be
used1 as a playground.
In 19-18, a small brick house
and owned' by Mrs. Nell Thomp
son and adjoining the high schoo'.
sampus. w.?s purchased. The gar
age was removed in order 1p
make room for a new brick gar
age for the school bus. The vete
ran's class in brick laying was
established at Daviflfcon school
and this groijp erected the bus
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Differences between the mem
bers of the city's .volunteer fi-e
department and the Vlty board of
co.-rim.sslohcrs to .\ii appearan
ces were seUled Wednesday
. I be commissioners, at a speci
al meeting, passed unanimously
the re -instituted motion of Com
m.ssmtver Baxter Wright to let
tin fire chief operate the depart
ment to the best of his ability.
Commissioner c. I'. Barry second
ed with the remark that he be
J ed the whole trouble had
been due to "misunderstand
The action followed a discus
sion between the board members,
representatives of the volunteer
firemen, and L. D. Murphy, of
Raleigh. representing the South
eastern Fire Underwriters asso.
_ Others present included Chief
Grady King, Fireman Pat Ticnor,
Hremanoilie Harris, CommisI
si^ejLloyd Davis, city Attorney
? ;iru' City Administra
,?r , ?,Kl lKl|Jler. and Mayor Gar.
land Still,, who presided.
According to Chief King, one of
the bones of contention among
the volunteer firemen was in
s ructions of the city board to
have the two paid firemen on
duty answer grass fire and auto
fire alarrty>, Mr. King '.said the
iremen ielt that they should get
the easy Jobs as well as the
rTfh ?nes. a statehient support
ed toy Mr. Harris, and Mr. Tinno-.
Another, pointed out by Mr. Tie
hor, was the fact that several
a. arms had been answered with
,ho rhiof having been noti
<>?mmlssl.\oer Davis "said . ho
had heart! , , unplaints about
tliauhead firemen." (.'hie/ Km,'
replied that, this was due to two
m.Un faoiurs: D due to under
V. ' , n-'iuifementsv smaller
riles did n??i reqinre f ? 1 1 USP
?' ' (hp men o,, department;
1 ' t . i ? ??t oldi'-i' n:?'!i a mono ?he
\ ojunteers were \ ahiable for in.
?Mrucunj.. le-s- trained. newer
nieii. Mr.. Davis s,ii?| the expfa n -
<in<>n is J j < * 4 i ' Jurn -
Mr Harris had previously
"U| ,,K?! the question of
calling gen?>ra.| alarms Un firts
[Was a matter of principle rather
| "an < he m'xnev involved, adding
it was hi.-; opinion thai the mem
bers of the department were in
terested firs; in doing the job
since damage to clothes, Joss of
im< and related factors meant
that there oouid-be J 1 1 :)?? profit in
the business ?,( volunteer fire
Hri'ihn'i "Is" !'"imc(1 out
tn.it the department had been of
minor cost to the city.
Only question which had ap
peared a fa-tor in the disagree
ment left "as. was" concerned an
order; by the board to put a ra
*???ne 0t ,h'* fir'' '?cks, ra
Aer than on the chiefs auto
Mr. Murphy had remarked that
most one-radio cities instafl
hm ?h?" i <ars of ,hcir chiefs,
f ? . V %Vf>rr also desirable
. U * aS wel1- Without
hers /orrnal action, mem
bers of the hoard indicated thev
"7hC (ufur?' P""-chasc an
n ' nf ? to br ir-s'alled
in the chief's car.
Asked if the fire department
were no, doing a good job! Mr
Murphy said he had received no
S?Wn?? /rf>m 'nsu ranee firms,
nroMh ,n(iifa,rd lt had !>een bp
Polio Drive Benefit
Amateur Show Set
An amateur show for the ben
efit of the March of Dimes will
be held at the high school au
ditorium Friday evening, Jan
uary 18, it ?.-as announced this
2>an Huffstetle; and Joe Hed
d'en are co-chairmen of entries
for the event. Mr. Huffstetler
said that a number of acts have
alreay been obtained and that '
more are desired.
No admission will be charg
ed. but a free will offering will
Members of the Number 4
Township March of Dimes or
ganisation were busy this week
making solicitations and Jack
White, chairman, said the
work was "going welL" i