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Kings Mountain's RELIABLE Newspaper
VOL. 64 NO. 19
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Kings Mountain, N. C., Thursday, May 13, 1954
PRICE FIVE CENTS
COURT OF HONOR
Regular Boy Scout Court of
Honor lor Piedmont district
tboy scouts will be held. Thurs
day. tonight, at 7:45, at City
Hall courtroom. A district
meeting will precede the reg
ular court at 6 o'clock and
supper will be served at 7 p. m.
J. Ollie Harris, ot Kings
Mountain, was elected secre
tary - treasurer of the North
Carolina Funeral Directors and
Embalmers examining board
at Ashevllle on May 5.
Rev. P. D. Patrick attended
the 'Presbyterian Assembly's
meeting on Stewardship at Ho
. tel Selwyn . in Charlotte on
Tuesday. Delegates from Syn
ods and Presbyteiys of Flori
da, South Carolina, North Car
olina, Georgia, Virginia, and
West Virginia attended the
meeting. y 1
' JAYCEE CONVENTION
Paul Walker, BUI Jonas, K.
& (Red) Morrison, and Jack
? White are among Kings Moun
tain Jaycees expecting to at
tend the annual state conven
tion of the North Carolina Ju
nior Chamber of Commerce at
this \vaakend_ . ,
Rev. Clarence Hampton, of
Gatfney, s. C, will conduct a
revival at Oakvlew Baptist
church on York Highway be
ginning Sunday night and con
tinuing through May 23, with
services each evening at 7:30.
Announcement was made by
Rev. C. E. Oxford, the pastor.
? LIBRARY FUND
Contributions to the Jacob
S. Mauney Memorial Library
book fund totaled $1,413.85
Wednesday at noon, according
to report of Mrs. Helen R. Blan
ton. Solicitors who have not
completed their assignments
are bei..g urged to make final
reports by next weak.
, ami opkbatioh
A. H. Patterson, secretary -
treasurer of Home Building 4
Loan association, is recupera
ing at Memorial hospital,
Charlotte, from an operation
he underwent on Monday. Mr.
Patterson Entered the hospital '
last week. His family reported
his condition as satisfactory
Mr. and Mrs. Parrls Aldridge
have moved to Hudson, where'
Mr. Aldrtdge has accepted a
position with a Hudson textile
firm, managed by George Peel
er, former superintendent of
Burlington Mills Phenix plant
h?ce. Mr. Aldridjje had held a
position with the Kings Moun
tain BurMIl plant for the past
J E1WAN18 PHOORAM
Repress Natives of the school
hospital awards will ad
d*** members of the Kings
Mountain Ki-vanls club of the ,
forthcoming June 12 bond is
sue election at the Thursday
night meeting at 6:45 Accord
ing ? to announcement in the
Regular meeting of the
Kings Mountain Optimist club
will be held Thursday night at
7 o'clock ai the Woman's club
according ia announcement by
ffeal iGrlssom. president. The
ch$> meets each 2nd and 4th
Mrs. Mildred Allison Moss, 78,
widow of Capt. Henry Nicholas
Moss and prominent resident of
Kings Mountain, died at her
home at 303 Sooth Battleground
avenue early Wednesday morn
Mrs. Moss suffered a sudden
heart attack at 4:30 a. m. Wed
nesday and died at 6:45 o'clock.
She had been in good health prior
to the attack.
Funeral services will be held
Thursday at 5 o'clock from First
Presbyterian church. The pastor,
Rev. Paul D. Patrick, will offici
ate and burial will be ih Moun
tain Rest cemetery.
Mrs. Moss was thte daughter of
the late Catherine Dixon and
Hugh Parks Alltson. She was
born March 2, 1876, In Cleveland
County and had been a resident
of Kings Mountain for over 70
Sh? was married on October 29,
1893, to the late Mr. Moss, who
died on August 17, 1938.
Her father, Hugh Parks Alli
son, was a former editor of the
Kings Mountain Herald. At an
early age Mrs. Moss worked In
the print shop, setting body type
by hand, in the customary method
of the era.
-Mrs. Moss was an active church
and civic worker. She was a life
long membbr of First Presbyteri
an church and served as chair
man of the Afternoon Circle. She
was a charter member ok the
Kings Mountain Woman's club
and was an organizer of the first
Book clvib lh Kings Mouritaki; the
Thursday Afternoon Book club.
She served as president of thte
club for several terms and held
the presidency upon her death- *
She is survived by two sons,
Nicholas A. Moss of Staten Is
land, N. Y., and George W. Moss
of Kings Mountain, and four
daughters, Mrs. R. W. Northcutt,
Mrs. Paul M. Nteisler, Sr., and
Mrs. E. A. Smith, all of Kings
Mountain, and Mrs. Frank L.
Hoyle, Jr., of Hendersonville.
A sister, Mrs. B. M. Ormand of
Kings Mountain, 11 grandchildren
and four great * grandchildren
The Herald has received sever
al requests .from citizens tor re
publication of the boundary lines
of the Btethware precinct, which
was carved out of the West Kings
Mountain precinct In March 1950.
The boundaries of the Beth
ware preclrr-t follows;
"BEGINNING with United
States Highway No. 74 ?t the
Bridge over Buffalo Creek; then
ce north up Buffalo Crtsek to
Muddy Fork; thence up Muddy
Fork to Big Persimmon Creek;
thence East to the Oats Plaoe;
thence East with Kings Moun
tain and Waco Road to Ebenezer
School; thence South to Putnam's
Store; thence South to R. F.
Elam's Rock House ; thence
Southeast to O. A. Rhea Farm;
thence Southeast to Rufus Pin
ter's; thence Southwest to Old
Kings Mountain and Grover high
Way; thence with this highway
Southwest to Long Branch; then- !
ce West with Long Branch to
Season's Creek, and with Bea
son's Ctfeek to Buffalo Creek; and
thence up Buffalo Creek to High
way 74,. the Beginning." "
Formal notice of the forthcom
ing county-wide bond issue elec
tion for school construction, hos
pital construction, and health cen
ter construction was advertised
for the first time Tuesday by the
county board of commissioners.
Total of the three separate Is
sues is $2,750,000, including $2,
500,000 for school building, $220,
000 for additions to both Shelby
and Kings Mountain hospital's,
and $30,000 for the construction
of a county health center. Both
thte hospital and health center
proposals are to supplement fe
deral and state funds available
on a share basis.
The voting will be conducted
on June 12, between 6:30 a. m.
and 6:30 p. m., at all the county's
28 voting precincts. Registration
for the bond election will begin
Saturday and .will continue
through May 29, with June 5 as
Voters may mark their baHots
for .or against any one or all of
the three Issues.
Kings Mountain school district
expects to receive slightly over
$300,000 from the proceeds of the
school bond issue, If It is approv
In addition to the three bond
proposals, a fourth question will
be on the ballots, determining
whether the special tax for hos
pital operations is Increased from
five to eight dsnts .per $100 valu
ation. The present maximum is
five cents, but only three and
three-quarter certs was levied for
Kings Mountain area precincts
and the election officials ai%:
East Kings Mountain ? Mrs.
Nell Cranford, registrar. Craig
Falls and L. H. Pearson, Judges.
West Kings Mountain ? Mrs.
J. H. Arthur, registrar L B. Go
forth, Jr., and W. A. Williams,
Grover ? J. B. Ellis, registrar,
Ethel Martin, and B. A. Lail, Jud
Bethware ? H. A. Goforth, re
gistrar, Wayne L. Ware, Jr., and
J. S. Ware, Judgtes.
Waco ? George M. Murray, re
gister, Raven Craft and Frank
T. P. Crowder's
Final rites for Thomas P. Crow
?r, 62, will be conducted Thurs
day at 3 o'clock from Grace Me
Rev. C. L, Grant, the pastor,
and Rev, B. W. Lefler, a formter
pastor, will officiate and burial
will be in Mountain Rest ceme
tery. The body will lie-in-state at
the church for one-half hour prior
to the service.
Mr.. Crowder, a resident of 509
Cleveland avenue, died suddenly
Tuesday at 1:30 p. m. at Kings
Mountain hospital. He had been
Ul since Thursday.
He was a native of Cleveland
bounty, son bf the late Mr. and
Mrs. Thomas Crowder. His wife
was the former Etta Sanders.
Mr. Crowder was a veteran of
World V.*- * ?rving as a private
first class with Co. B, UTth En
gineers In France. He saw action
in several major battles of the
He was a member of Graoe
Mr. Crowder is survived by his
> Legionnaires of Post 155 will
servb as active pallbearers.
L. E. Abbott, vifjejp resident
nd cashier of First National
Jank. attended a portion of the
annual convention of t)he Nor
1 th Carolina Bankers associa
tion at Pinehurst this week.
The city board of commission
er*, on recommendation of tlK
park* and recreation commission,
ls inviting bids for the building
of two swimming pools and two
houses, the bid opening to
take place next Wednesday. May
lj(: 2 o'clock, , J:
Bids win be received until the
^^W^nrevea, pat** ,i rocrea- 1
tlon engineer, TPS Pea htrta
street, N. E: ?? 1
Mr. Gr?v?s i*?_*U. J
day conferring wl,v -
Under prevloi ,? action by .
board of commissioners in con
tracting the aervlt*# of the engi
neer, the bids for both construc
tion jobs must not exceed $120,000
all of the money from the recraa
tion bond fsatse authorized m Jan
Remainder of ' the^So^X)
off Watteraon 0to?k7^T.
Pdtng to the bkr notice,
M; Bl the Herald today.
FINALS SPEAKER ? State Sen- i
ator Robert Morgan, of Shelby,
will deliver the principal address
to 21 Bethware seniors Monday
night, at the school's annual
To Start Sunday
Commencement exercises for
21 Bethware seniors will begin
Sunday evening with the baccal.
aureate service and end on Mon
day evening with the graduating
exercises. Both events will be
held at S o'clock in the Bethware
hig|h school auditorium.
On Sunday evening, Rev. J. J.
Thornburg, pastor of Patterson
Grove Baptist church, will deli
ver the baccalaureate sermon.
The Invocation will be given by
Rev. G. W- Walker, pastor of Da
id's Chapel and Alieh's Memori
al Baptist churches, and the au
dience will sing the hymn "God
of Our Fathers."
Rev. Boyce Huffstetler, pastor
of El Bethel Methodist churcft
will read the scripture and offer
prayer, and the audience will
Join in with the hymn "He Lead
eth Me." After the sermon the
audience will join in singing
the hymn "Blest Be The Tie That
Binds." Benediction will i>e giv
en "by Rev. Mr. Walker.
On Mond?? ^evening, State
Senator Robert Morgan, of Shel
by, will make the principal ad>
dress. Members of the graduat
ing class will take part in the
Invocation will be given by
Rachel Wehunt , and the Girls
Glee Club will present the song
"America The Beautiful."
Salutatory addresses will be
given by Juanita Lovelace and
Mildred Peterson who tied for
Jacob Dixon, president of _ the
senior class, will . present Mr.
Morgan, and after the address
the Girls Glee Club will render
the selection "The Lord Is SMy
Shepherd." "Miss Peggy Hartman
will deliver the valedictorian ad.
Presentation of awards and
diplomas will be made by Prin*
clpal John Rudlslll, Marshalls
are Bobby Anthony, Bobby Web
ster, Lois Gamble and Frances
Davis. Mascots are Lynda Seism
and Charles Wright.
Students receiving diplomas
Jearvelle Anthony, Carolyn
Bell, Hazel Bolin, Lloyd Chap
man, Joan Cranford, Jo Ann Dix
on, Jacob Dixon, Hildred Ford,
Evanell Graham, Peggy Hart'
man, Ricfhard Jarvis, Shirley Led
better, Juanita Lovelace, '.Mild
red Peterson, Louis PhiKbecfc, Ed
na Ross, Maynard Ross, Ollle
Joe Ross, Johnny Shook, John
Seism, Rachel Wehunt.
A citizens meeting to discuss
the proposed county-wide school
bond issute election ha* been
scheduled for Tuesday night at 8
o'clock at Central auditorium, It
was announced yesterday after
All citizens are invited and urg
ed to attend the session, Arnold
W. Kincaid, chairman of the
Kings Mountain board of school
trustees said, and' specific Invita
tions are being addressed to
neads of civic organizations, P
TA officials of the respective
chools, and other service groups.
Mr. Kincaid said a factual re
port of school building needs will
be presented and that questions
on the, financing proposals. t*x<
Inff plal]^ and other features Will
Plans for supporting the Usue
were discussed By school officials
and representatives of press and
radio at K meeting In Shelby Wed
nesday morning, at whlrh Jack
Dover HI and Edwin Ford wtere
named co-chairmen of a steering
committee to aecure a favorable
St. Matthew's Lutheran congre
gation expects to enter its new
bullcjing soon. The tentative date
is May 23rd. ?
All of the furnishings have
been received and the exquisite
hand-carved chancel furniture is
being installed. The altar is a trip
tych, the central panel being a
figure of Christ, the Good Shep
herd, in color; the side panels
may be folded over the central
one. The pulpit is high, entirely
covered with minute carving. The
lectern is an eagle. The baptismal
font is of limestone with cherubs
carved on the circumference.
The organ, of classic style, Is at
the back of the church with a
carved casing. The final tuning
will be done as soon as the pews
are installed. The pews are of
plain design, but the choir pews
have a finial on top of the end.
The choir will be on the main
floor level in front of the congre
gation, with pews running length
The interior of the nave Is en
tirely of limestone with majestic
pillars and arches. The window^
are of German glass containing
20 figures of Saints; ten Old Tes
tament Saints on the north side,
six New-Testament and four post
Biblical Saints on the south side.
The main entrancfe Is consider
ed one of the most beautiful In
North Carolina. It Is of massive
j stone, with Symbols of the four
evangelists carved over the doors.
Above these there is mosaic tile
depicting nine of the church sea
sons. The heavy oak doors are
adorned with wrought iron hin
ges. On either side are large lan
terns. A large flag-stone pave
ment furnishes the base.
The basement is to be utilized
for Sunday School purposes, with
commodious choir rooms for both
men and" women. North of the
basement, on the same level, is a
large court for a garden, with
twp doors leading tp it. On the
south side there is a terrace lead
ing directly from the front side
walk to the parish house. This is
flanked by a wrought-iron fence.
The public is invited to the
opening service, which will be an
nounced definitely in next week's
The First National Bank may
put into service this weekend its
new ctyange-mpking and check
cashing window, designed for
use after regular frank closing
Builder Kelly Dixon was in
stalling the window, purchased
from IMosler Safe Company,
The metal frame fits into one
of the exterior windows and is
being Installed on tile Mountain
street side. The bank also ex
pects to Install an awning over
the new window, wWch is out.
fitted with thick buiiet- proof
glass and has an Intricately de
signed box arrangement In
which the teller never comes in
actual contact with the custo
mer. A "talk -box" works both
ways for conversation with the
teller, and * small button, when
pushed, will summon a teller If
the window happens to be un
President Frank R. Summers
said the cost of the installation,
including window, awning, in
terior platform, and wiring, will
"It Is another effort of the bank
to Improve its service. While the
window will not be used during
regular banking hours it will
ensfele the bank to give change
making service to merchants
and payroll check-cashing ser
vice to individuals after the hank
closes at 1 p. nv," Mr. Summers
The bank president had an
nounced the anticipated service
at the January meeting of share
Ncra and Gerberding
?. Kings Mountain High
school's annual commencement
exercises will be held Monday
night. May 31, at 8 o'clock in
the high school auditorium with
approximately 59 students gra
, Dr. Walter H. Nau. profes
sor of languages at Lenoir
Rhyne^coJlege, wffl^Miver the
comrn?na?tneiif exercises. ****
The baccalauraata sermon
will be delivered by Dr. Wil
liam P. Gerberding, pastor of
St Matthew's Lutheran church,
Sunday night. May 30, at 8
o'clock la the high school audi
Petitions Opposing Davidson
Project List 407 Signatures
? ? . . ^
TO SPEAK HEBE ? Rev. E. A.
Dlllard, founder of Hebron Col
ony. will speak at Central Me
thodist church Sunday at 7:30 p.
m. The public is invited.
To Speak Here
Rev. E. A. Dlllard, founder and
president of the Hebron Colony,
Inc., of Shull's Mills, will speak
at Central Methodist church Sun
day evening, May 16, at 7:30 p. m.
The. congregatipn of the First
Baptist church will Join in the
seWicte, and all interested people
are extended a cordial Invitation
to attend, Rev. Phil Shore said
in making the announcement.
"The Hebron Colony is 'A
Christian Home for Alcoholics in
the Heart of the Daniel Boone
Country!' It's work is done on thfe
basis that the only sure cure for
alcoholism Is regeheration. The
method of treatment, therefore,
is not .medical but spiritual," Rev.
Mr. Shore said. *
"It has been the policy of thte
Colony, ever since Mr. Dillard
founded it, to receive any man
who needs to come, provided he
will agree to cooperate with those
In chargte. There is an ever-grow
ing number of men who attest to
the efficacy of this uniquely spiri
tual approach to a very prevalent
problem," he added.
Final Rites Held
For Mrs. Wright
Funteral services for Mrs. John
G. Wright, 78, who died at her
home at 113 Cleveland avenue
Saturday morning at 2:35 o'clock
i after an illness of six years, were
| conducted from First Baptist
I church Sunday at 4 p. m.
Rev. Gordon Weekley, Rev. P.
L. Shore Jr., and Rev. P. D. Pat
rick officiated and burial was in
Mountain Rest cemetery.
Mrs. Wright was the former
Lucy Humphries, daughter of the
late Mr. and Mrs. Lawson M
Humphries and was a native of
Lavonla, Ga. Her husband died
November 13, 1942. -
She was a member of First
Surviving are thrfee sons, Fred
J.,B.T., and G. L. Wright three
daughters, Miss Pashia Wright,
Mrs. William Osborne and Mrs.
Robert Osborne, and a sister,
Mrs. J. A. Wright, all of Kings
Mountain. Nine grandchildren
and five great - grandchildren al
Serving as' active pallbears
were W. F. McGlll, C. E. Blalock,
W. D. Bennett, J. W. Webster,
Hazel Bumgrfrdner, and W. G.
With Legal Work
On New Reservoir
A spokesman for the citizens
property for the Davidson
Creek dam project said Wednes
| day the petition probably would
^?MSent?(Lto the """Mission,
ers this weekend.
Meantime, the spokesman
'tearing the ?f UlP petition
Dearing the signatures' of 107
persons, and the city attorney
waPrTed Hh? le*aI Passes 71
ward condemnation of the nron
??y continuing on no,?,l V,Z
J. R. Davis, the city attornev
said special proceedings for the
condemnation of the proper"?
were filed last Friday with the
holh k ^UrA' in accordance with
both North Carolina and City of
Kings Mountain statute. Mr. Da
for fninc? 7" 'H*y waltl"g Period
ed ?!!???/? answer Is requir
ed, but that he anticipates no
answer. The proceedings include
??&?<? f?rma 1 aPP?lntmem
oy the Cleveland County cWk
ornu?aU,rt. ?f ,he three-man ap
praisal team, B. D. Ratterree re
presenting the city, Clyde Nolan
representing the owners of the
property to be condemned, and I.
Sr- the choice of Mr.
Ratterree and Mr. Nolan.
r?Mf" ^av,s also said he had not
received a description of the
property to be utilized by the
city on the Davidson Creek pro
ject and that this was delaying
acquirement of the property Jf
w'u*. ?Wens- *nd of Ed
Evans, whioh is also included in
the area to be utilized by the city
epvo^r.6 pr0p?sed new w?ter res
The spokesman for the cltl
^?nns ?,r?up circulating the pet|.
Won said one of the copies instill
titf^?i?R? !,ht siR"ers of the pe
tition listed below are City Com- I
mlssloners Harold j. Phillit)g
and T. J. Ellison, as well as a
Gant" ^rornissloner W. M. j
The petition asks repeal of the ?
condemnation resolution, oV a
vote of citizens on the project
under state statute providing for
Pe?m"?r ?n A"?no*f25
percent of the registered voters.
lowf meS thC 407 s,gners fo1'
theT 8,?ner? of the peti
%? x ? Ja"8' L" Ro
Flmor^n \ ,Fa118' Ruth ?***?.
Elmer Res*, Mrs. J. w. Foster J
W Foster, E. M. firidees I ' p'
Chastaln. Mrs. L. F Chastaln
Cecil Smith, R. H. Haynel C?c
Bridges, FY r0S8i c. Dixon.'
W i H? LHoyd ticDaniel,
i pe\Edvvin D1*on. Ruby
R MnJ?Lad?f McDa?'??. Jamw
R- McAbee, Mrs. Harold Palls
Sr^M.hK'' HaroId R Falls,'
t>r., Mable Ross, Ponnle England
Wriohf Mefrnn,?land, George
right, Mrs. George Wright Ray
Forrt' v i Barnett> Maggie
h Gladden, Lila Glad
iZ"&rVney R?bert?. Robert C."
otroupe, Cora B. Jon^a w \xr
dj frd6'^! Henry Cl^
Marti JaC^ B Martln
m?. Elmor HarWn^H e" Sr
Welt. tV S* Scru8B8. Jack
Continued On Page five
City Boaid Tentatively Approves
Plans For Addition To Filter Plant
The city board of commission
ers has tentatively approved
plans for doubling the capacity of
the Deal street filter plant and
has authorized the Mayor to seek
approval of the plana from this
State Board of Health.
Blueprints of the proposed ad
dition, as drawn py W. K. Dl. k
son, Charlotte engine*, are on
file at City Hall. Mr. Dickson es
timated the construction would
cost In exceet of $100,000. ;
It was th? qr^Jor action of last
Thursday's fftgular monthly cM$r
misatoner's meeting, at'^nrfed by
The board did not discuss any
matter concerning the Davidson
Creek dam project, and the only
refenaee to It waa a correction
of the minutes of the April 14
meeting on the original resolution
to proceed with the Davidson
Creek project. The minutes de
tailed only the motion and second
of Commissioners W. S. Fulton
and J. H. Patterson. Commission
er Harold J. Phillips asked that
the minutes be corrected to re
cord him as abstaining and the
correction was ordered.
t In other action* the board:
1) Approved a petition for pav
ing a portion of Carpenter ttreet
from King street to the City Sta
dium fence. >
t) Approved a petition to pave
Floyd street from Oriental ave
nue to the city limits.
* 3) Accepted street deeds from
the Kings Mountain Country Club
and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer McGill
^or extension of Edgemont Drive
to the Mc6ill property linto.
i 4) Deferred for further check
action on a complaint from Mrs.
Com&iwd On Poo* Eigh
COMMANDER ? James Bennett,
above, was elected commander
of American Legion Post 15$ at
the annual post election last Fri
James Bennett was clected
commander of Otis D. Green Post
155, the American Legion at the
regular meeting of the organiza
tion at the Lfcgion Hall last Fri
Other officers elected were:
C. O. Whetstlne, first vice
commander and membership of
Sam D. Collins, second vice,
commander and chairman of the
house and rules committee.
Fred Haithcox, finance officer.
C. T. Carpenter, Jr., adjutant.
Ross Alexander, sergeant-at
John W. Gladden, chaplain. '
Hubert Aderholdt, historian".
J. T. McGinnls, Wilbur G.
Smith, and Floyd Dover, mem* ?
bers of the executive committee.
New officers will be installed
Mr. Collins presided at the
meeting In the absence of Com- ?
mander C. E. Warllck and 31
membters were present.
The post collected $70 for the
Butchie Morrison Operation Fund
and elected delegates to the de
partment convention in Asheville
May 20-23. , .
Mauney Sues .
Saunders & Son
D. C. Mauney filed suit In Cle
veland Superior Court on May 5
against David L. Saunders and
D. D. Saunders for alleged (brea
ch of contract, for which Mr.
Mauney sMfeks Judgment In the
amount of $21. 601. 10.
Mr. Mauney is represented toy
E. A Jfarrtll, of Kings Mountain,
and toy D. Z. Newton, of Shelby.
The complaint alleges "that
the defendants violated a writ
ten agreement dated December
11, 1952, concerning purchase of
the Kings Mountain Laundry
property, which the defendants
subsequently operated for sev
eral months as Sunshine Laun
dry. The original agreement
stipulated a purchase price ot
$35,000, and provided for signing
of papers for the Atle of the pro
perty within 90 days.
Mr, Mauney alleges that the
defendants never executed the
contract, that the defendants left
the keys to the plant with a Ne
gro yardman while he was out
of-town, and bases his claim on
expenditures by himself, plus
the sale price, less the amount
receh"?d from sale of the proper
ty to Carl Finger for $13,000.
David L. Saunders, one of the
defendants, said he has retained
John Mahoney and Horace Ken.
nedy, Shelby attorneys, aqd that
an answer denying the allega- ?
tlons will be filed with the clerk
of court soon. 0 ?
U. S. Senator '
United States Senator CIfd?
K. :.o?T, of Shelby, former gov
ernor and ntena UfliMw,
wn found dead at hi* office
dMh In tho Senate Office
?eliding In Waehlngten at
Sttt Wednenday afternoon.
The voloiun eenater, first
elected to thh poeition In 1M4.
alter ?erring am tewraot from
1U7-41. was serving hta tee
end tern, te which he wa> e
lected without oppMftien in
?e Is the iiBind United Sta
tes B*nater te die in office in