THE SUN'S Advertising Columns Bring Results THE SUN'S Job Printing Department Solicits Your Work ,. - - - - - - - . - -. --, - - -- , , ,.. - I A T --.,. .. .. . ., ' ' - ! ! -II . I. .. ! - I-. VOL. 23 NO. 9 RUTHERFORDTON, N. C, THURSDAY MORNING, APRIL 22, 1920 $2.00 A YEAR - - THE SUN HAS THE LARGEST CIRCULATION OF ANY WEEKLY IN THE TENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT - PRESBYTERY HELD HERE LAST WEEK Large Sum For Benevolences And Miscellaneous Causes Missionary Speaks Vis its Westminster School. (By Robert Howard.) The Presbytery of Kings Mountain met in its thirty-sixth semi-annual session at the Presbyterian church here Tuesday, April 13, at 8 p. m The opening sermon was preached by Rev. W. S. Wilson, D. D., of Lin colnton. the ietiring moderator, from 2 Samuel 14:14. After the ser mon, presbytery was called to order and constituted with prayer, the roll was called and the ministers and representatives present were enrolled. Rev. P. B. Rankin, of Mount Holly was elected moderator, and Rev. R. J. Roach, of Gastonia, was elected temporary clerk. Presbytery met according to adjournment Wednesday morning at nine o'clock and devotional exercises were conducted by Rev. J. J. Harrill Rev. J. L. Beattie, who has beer; stated supply for the Brittain group of churches for several years, was dismissed to Abbington Presbytery having accepted work in Virginia. The committee on Sunday school extension recommended that the session of each church send a delegate between the ages of fifteen anc twenty-five, to North Carolina Synod's Conference- for young people. to be held at Flora McDonald College, ed Springs, June 1-8. Rev. K. L. Whittington, supply for the Forest City group of churches and member of Mecklenburg Pres . bytery, was introduced to the. Pres- bytery and invited "to sit as a corresponding member. - Commissioners to the Genera. Assembly .which " meets in Charlotte May 20, were elected asfollows-Principals, Rev. F. B. Rankin, oi Mount Holly and elder R. P. Roberts, of Shiloh church. Alternates : Rev. F. A. Drennan, of Mount Holly, and elder J. B. Johnston, of Lincoln-ton. Rev. F. A. Drennan was re-elected stated clerk and treasurer of the Prescbytery for a term of three years, and his salary increased to $150 per year. An invitation was extended to the Presbytery from Westminster Presbyterian school to visit the school and take supper Wednesday afternoon, and the invitation was unanimously accepted. The Rutherfordton church was granted to change the terms of the call for pastor's salary from $800 tc $1400 per year, releasing the Home Mission committee and thereby be coming self-supporting. The thirty-seventh semi-annual session of the Presbytery will be helc with the Saluda Presbyterian church beginning Tuesday, September 14th at 8 p. m. Rev. A. W. Crawford, of Greensboro, superintendent of Synodical Home Missions, presented an interesting report. Thirty-one churches contributed to this cause, thirteer. churches contributing the full apportionment, and five of these more than the apportionment. Rev. H. C. Whitener, missionary to Yamaguchi, Japan, for sever years, delivered a most interesting address to the Presbytery on Japan Wednesday night. He spoke of the various idols of Japan, several oi which were exhibited to the congregation. He emphasized the fact of the wonderful power of God in the conversion of souls, and in the triumphant death of some of the foK lowers of Christ in Japan. Rev. S. L. Cathey, of Loray, Concord Presbytery, was introduced to the Presbytery and invited to sit as a corresponding member. Rev. G. A. Gillespie conducted the opening devotional exercises Thursday morning at 9 o'clock. Fifteen of the enrollment of the seventeen ministers of the Presbytery were prsent as follows: Revs. Joseph Bartlett, J. T. Denny, t F. A. Drennan, G. A. Gillespie, J. C.Grier, W. A. Hamilton, J. J. Harrill, F. J. Hay, J. H. Henderlite, W. A. Murray, F. B. Rankin, W.'J. Roach, H. C. Whitener, W. S. Wilson, and T. E. P. Woods. There are forty churches in Kings Mountain Presbytery, twenty-five of which were represnted as follows: Brittain, G. W. Long; Belmont, C. L. Lineberger; Bethany, S. M. Beam; Bessemer City, L. C. Arrowood ; Cherryville, O. L. Carroll; Covenant, P. P. Murphy; Duncan's Creek, J. O. Gettys; Dallas, L. D. Gubble; Forest City, J. H. Gettys; Gastonia, First, A. W. Patrick; High Shoal, E. H. Clark; Ironton, L. A. Dellinger; Kings Mountain, Robert Barber; Long Creek, W. V. Ramseur; Lin-colnton, J. B. Johnston; Lowell, Dr. Frank Robison; L.oray, C. A. Spencer; Machpelah, J. M. Spvouse; New Hope,. J. M. Kendrick; Olney, W. L. Hutchinson; Rutherfordton, J. F. Flack; Shelby, R. L. Ryburm Shiloh, R. P. Roberts; Union, C. E. Huff-stetler; Union Mills, W. F. Flack. Rev. W. J. Roach, of Gastonia, Presbyterial manager of the Presbyterian progressive program, reported that $20,000 for benovelences had been pledged by eleven churches and that the apportionment of $34,-000, for the Presbytery composing forty churches would doubtless be 3ecured by a safe margin. The neat sum of $92,000 was expended by the Presbytery for the church year ending March 31st, including pastors salaries, benevolent and miscellaneous causes, giving an average of $31.25 per capita for esident membership. The Presbytery of Kings Mountain adjourned Thursday to meet at j STew Hope Presbyterian church, Tuesday, May 25, as an adjourned neeting, where two candidates will e licensed to the Gospel ministery. Hospital Notes Misses Zona and Sue Stroupe, of Alexis, N. C, and Miss Sue Dobson, af Marion, have entered training iere.- Miss Clara Wattenbarger, of Er- vin, lenn., is here for treatment. Little Dorthy Bostic, of Forest ity, was operated upon here Satur- lay for appendicitis and is improving rapidly. - - Mr. W. F. -Bradley, of Rutherford- "on. nas returned home. ' a - - Little Louise Crow, of Cliffside, is acre for treatment. Mr. J. W. Hammet, of Tocane, is mproving after a slight operation. Master Odel Jones, of Ellenboro, s improving after an operation. Master Glenn McKinney, of Cliff- iide, is doing fine after an operation. Mr. John Cannon, of Forest City, is loing nicely after art operation. Mrs. R. M. Chatham, of Erwin, ienn., is undergoing a course of I'eatment. Mr. W. F. Morris, of Gilkey, was admitted as a patient here. Miss Clara Cabainei's, of Chesnee, C, is here or treatment. Mrs. W. F. Leonard of Shelby, is aere lor treatment. WATCH THE "HUMP" Subscriptions And Renewals Continue To Come In. The "Hump" continues to grow. During the past week 16 names were added to The Sun's rauidlv growing ist. The following are the names: Rutherfordton J. P. Jones $ .50 L. L. Allen 1.00 Miscellaneous E. P. Camp, Gilkey $1.00 Mrs. Lou Henderson, Landrum, S. C. J. Guy Carter, Jonesboro, Tenn. J. R. Wood, Cherokee, S. C, Route 3 3axter G. Freeman, Bostic Sam Mashburn, Union Mills M. W. Parton, Lincolnton, Ga. 2.00 2.00 1.00 1.00 1.50 1.50 Walter McDowell, Carnegie, Penn. 1.00 Ellis Dixon, Nebo, R-l 1.00 T. D. Wells, Wayside, Ga. Rev. F. B. Rankin, Mt. Holly L. P. Bradley, Spartanburg, S. C. 1.00 1.00 .50 Geo. R. Waldrop, Winnett, Montana ' 2.00 Johnie Carnegie, Rockingham. 1.00 Wins Game Rutherfordton defeated Spindale in an exciting game of baseball on the latter's diamond, Saturday afternoon. Batteries: Spindale, Thomas and Snyder; Rutherfordton, Spratt, Hovis, Hampton and Dalton. The Rutherfordton High School defeated Westminster on the Spin-dale diamond Monday afternoon, 13 to 9. R. H. E. Rutherfordton 13 15 5 Westminster 9 10 16 Batteries: Rutherfordton, Keeter and Dalton. Westminster: Hentz, and Murphy. MR. JOHN BURGESS DEAD Confederate Veteran Passes-Honorary Pall Bearers Mr. John H. Burgess died Monday morning and was buried in the local cemetery Tuesday afternoon. He was sick recently for some time, but recovered. He took sick again and was very ill for more than a week. It seems that he died of old age and a complication of diseases. He was a native of Burke county but has lived in this county for the last forty years. He has been as sistant register of deeds for about 15 years. He served four years in the civil war, volunteering when he was about 14 years of age. He was 73 years old. He has hundreds of friends in this and adjoining counties who will be grieved to learn of his death. He was liked and ad mired by all. He was a faithful member of the Presbyterian church. The funeral services were conducted by Revs. J. C. Grier, T. C. Jordan and S. L. Matheny at the local Presbyterian church where he held his membership. The honorary pall bearers were: Capt. J. Y. McEntire, Messrs. J. M. and R. L. Taylor, K. J. and J. C. Carpenter and Peg Leg Graham, all veterans of the Civil War. The act tive pall bearers being: Messrs. C. L. Miller, J. M. Hodge, J. H. Williams, James Arnette and John P. Bean. .' He leaves a widow and two children: Mrs. John Dalton of Mill Springs and Mr. Frank Burgess, of Columbus, register of deeds of Polk county. Our heart felt sympathy goes out to the bereaved family in their hour of sadness. The grave was covered with beau tiful flowers. The court house force contributing a very beautiful floral offering as a tribute to him of their love and esteem.? . , . . . CLUB MEETS Snnbea'm Program Many Improvements Personals (Special to The Sun.) FOREST CITY, April 19. - The Frog Level Home Demonstration club met at the school house last Wednesday and reoi'ganized, this being Miss Logan's first time to meet with us. From the way in which she handled the subject of interior decoration shows that she is the right person for this important work. Don't forget the next meeting April 28th, two o'clock p. m. All are cordially invited to attend. The Adaville Sunbeams will give a program next Sunday, April 25th, at 2 o'clock, after which there will be preaching by the pastor, Rev. W. T. Brown, of Caroleen. The public is cordially invited to attend. Mr. D. C. Melton has added much to the appearance of his residence by adding a new porch and recovering his house. Mr. D. M. Carver has material on the ground to build his new residence Mr. Monroe McDonald is having water installed in his residence and barn this week. Hr. T. L. McBrayer had a gasoline tank installed at his store last week. Mr. Gordon Moore is all smiles, its a new Reo car. GOLDEN INSTITUTE Commencement Week May 1-8 - Program Golden Industrial Institute commencement begins May 1st and closes May 8th. Saturday May 1st is the annual May day picnic. Wednesday evening, May 5th, annual address by a speaker of note. Thursday, May 6th, class day. Thursday evening, annual reception. Friday, May 7th, commencement exercises. Saturday, close of school. Seven girls and one boy will graduate from the seventh grade. The public . is cordially invited to attend. The school has had a very successful year with Miss Ora Hull, president and Miss Bertha B. Moore, secretary treasurer. Memorial Services There will be memorial services at Trinity Baptist church, Saturday, May 8th. Devotional services, 10 o'clock by Rev. A. C. Erwin. Following this, flowers will be spread on the graves. At 11 a. m. Rev. W. T. Tate will preach. 12 to 1 p. m. dinner. Speaking in the afternoon. Public is cordially invited. COURT CALENDAR Judsre Loner To Hold Court Here Next Week The Rutherford County Superior Court will convene here Monday with Judge Benjamin F. Long, of Statesville presiding. The first three days will be taken up with criminal cases. Following is the calendar of civil cases: Thursday, April 29th Reid vs. Railway Co.: Ellis vs El lis; Jiradley vs. Bradley; Johnson vs. Jonson; Lewis vs. Lewis; Hardin vs. Hardin; Edwards, et al vs. Line berger; Patrick vs. Express Co. Friday, April 30th Harrill vs. Harrill; Hamrick vs, Hamriek; Bank vs. Harrill; Scoggins vs. Town. Saturday, May 1st Gibbs vs. Williams; Garage vs. Carroll; Morrow vs. Mills; Harmon vs. Crows; Martin vs. McAlister; Hill vs. Arwood; Martin vs. Martin; Tweed vs. Tweed; Holland vs. Holland; Padgett vs. Webb; Taylor vs. Blanton; Smith vs. Smith; Logan vs. Logan; Skipper vs. Skipper; Magness vs. Magness; Lewis vs. Lewis; Flynn vs. Flynn. Motions McBrayer vs. Harmon; Couch vs. Edgei-ton; Patrick vs. Gullege; Patrick vs. Gullege; Parker vs. Gullege; Shitle vs. Lovelace; Noblett vs. Connor; Mosley vs. Blanton; Norville vs. Norville; Ledbetter vs. Briggs; Patrick vs. Hensley; Parton vs. Walker; Jenkins vs. Jenkins; Mill vs. Jenkins; Doggett vs. Jenkins; Hill vs. Mills; Ledbetter vs. Robbins. ALEXANDER NEWS New Band Ball Team Depot Other Improvements -y. i-U: (Special to The Sun.) V FOREST CITY," April 19. For- City and Alexander have com- fd their; base ball forces and join ethTidihexf ord i0.unty league, as the Forest City team. Supt. S. "AT Summey is manager of the team. Alexander is to have a team of their own. The ground is now being put in readiness for the players and a grand stand is being built for the convenience of the spectators. The boys here will soon be ready to meet any team not in the league. Our town will soon have a band. The instruments are being selected now. Mr. G. C. Hamrick will be the leader. All trains on the Southern will soon make a stop here. This will be a great convenience as a great many people have to hire a car to go to Forest City and then ride back by here or vice versa. In the near future Uncle Sam will recognize us by establishing a post office here. All Alexandrians are glad to see Mr. J. F. Alexander back at home. Mr. C. C. Hicks was a visitor to Rutherfordton this week. We are glad to welcome two new families to our town, viz: Mr. J. S. Crawley, of Caroleen and Mrs. S Putnam of Greenville, S. C. H. ELLENBORO SCHOOL Interesting Commencement At Ellenboro Soon The following is the program of Ellenboro school closing April 23. riday, 8 p. M. Debate. Resolved; That the United States Should Have Universal Training. Affirmative: Morris Hamrick and William Bland. h Negative: Paul Green and Miss Lora Long. Monday, April 26th, 8 p. m. Play, "Sale at Hickory Hollow." Operetta, Cinderella In Flower-land. - Play: Old School at Hickory Hollow. Tuesday, April 27th, 10 a. m. Recitation and declamation contest. Tuesday, April 27th, 8 p. m. Play, "Claim Allowed." Public cordially invited to these exercises. Box Supper At Edwards School House There will be a box supper at the Edwards school house Saturday night, April 24th. Girls bring a box. Boys bring plenty of money. Proceeds of the box supper go for the benefit of Oak Springs church. Public cordially invited to attend. The church will soon be complete. Hope everyone will help. MT. VERNON SCHOOL Yard Terraced Puzzle Les son Personals (Special to The Sun.) RUTHERFORDTON R-4, April 19 Probably the best parent-teacher meetings that has been held was last Tuesday when we had our field-day exercises. The parents enjoyed the games and contests as much asm the children. The most interesting part of the program was the potato and relay races. Marks Long won in the potato contest. After the games Prof. Hill made a splendid speech on health. His talk connected with our general work for April and was most helpful Number of our friends and parents visited our school last week. We were glad to have them. Several men terraced the school vara last Wednesday. We thank them for im proving our grounds in this way. Miss Eva Logan met the club mem bers last Friday. We appreciate the interest she is taking in our school and club. After studying Europe, the sev enth grade geography class "played like" the map of Europe was a puzzle. The pupils asked each other these questions.. See how many answers you can find on page 220 of Dodge's Comparative Geography: Find a city that is like a man when he wears a suit too large for him. A river that is the outside of a water-melon. A city that is a favorite piece of chicken and one that is a color, lhree cities with girls names. A city that women wear to keep them warm. A city that is the name of a boy. The name of a pony The outside of a nut. What we use for bottle stoppers. The name of a city in Alabama. A river that is an insect. A country we like to eat at Thanksgiving. What we cook withal A kind of tree. A kind of sausage. The national song of France. A favorite toilet water. A character in Evaneeliw.-- A Biblical city; ami - A -;---3f what John saw - on the Isle zof 3 Pa.t- mos. " Miss Washburn is reading Billy and the Major to us. It is a sequel to Miss Minerva and William Green-hill and we enjoy hearing it read. SCHOOL CLOSING Closing Exercises April 25-28 Interesting Progam New Hope Graded School for colored children of this place will hold its closing exercises April 25-28 with the following program : Sunday, April 25th, annual sermon, by Rev. Samuel W. Hamilton, B. D., of Lincolnton. Monday, April 26th, Lilliputian programme, Mx's. L. B. Anderson and Mrs. J. Fisher in charge. Recitations, drills, dialogues, songs. Address. Tuesday night, April 27th, varied programme of songs, dialogues and drills by third, fourth, fifth and seventh grades, Miss Anderson in charge. Address. Wednesday, April 28th, sixth grade graduating exercises, presentation of certificates, etc. School motto: By this, we conquer. Class motto: Climb, though the rocks be rugged. Class colors: White and blue. New Hope has had a very successful year with the following teachers : Dr. R. Farley Fisher, principal; assistants, Mrs. Mabel J. Fisher, Mrs. Lillie Bell Anderson and Miss Mary Anderson. The public is cordially invited to attend these exercises. GREEN HILL NEWS Birthday Dinner Ball Game Personals (Special to The Sun.) GREEN HILL, April 19. The farmers are behind with their work on account of so much rain. Mrs. M. J. Sorrels and son visited her nephew, Mr. Ed Lewis Sunday. A large crowd of relatives and friends with well filled baskets gathered at the home of Mrs. J. S. Hampton Sunday and celebrated her 60th birthday. Rev. J. A. McKaughan, of Rutherfordton, attended the birthday dinner and preached at Mt. Creek Sunday afternoon. - The Green Hill base ball team will play Union Mills Wednesday afternoon. SCHOOL DEDICATION Money Raised For Children's Home Personals (Special to The Sun.) HENRIETTA, April 19. The dedication of the school building which was postponed from February 22d, will take place next Saturday afternoon at the school house. There will be a flag raising, speeches, and many other pleasing features during the exercises. The Junior Order will have charge of the program. A great time is anticipated. Miss Lassie Humphries, a student in Boiling Springs high school spent the wek end . with her aunt, Mrs. J. F. Whisnant. A bungalow is being erected on the lot adjoining Mr. J. D. Mooney's which will be occupied by Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Sherard. A six o'clock dinner was given at the Welfare house last Friday complimentary to the teachers in the school here. Mrs. Sherard, of Ninety-Six, S. C, visited her son, Mr. J. Frank Sher ard Saturday and Sunday. Mr. B. P. Hyder will leave this week to take a job with the Draper Company. At the Methodist Sunday school last Sunday morning $213 was raised for the Children's Home at Winston-Salem. Mr. P. E. Rollins is director in the campaign to raise funds for the home and Gerald Mahaffee and Miss Christine Erwin, captains of the committee. Prior to taking the collection in the Sunday school Sunday morning little Beatrice Whisnant of Shelby sang, "Open the Door for the Children." Beatrice is only four years old and as her sweet childish voice rang out clearly and distinctly in the words of the song, 'Open theroXvtha-hi, Gather them into the fold, " " " ' " Some are so weak and so helpless,"- Some are so hungry, and cold." It was-a ..wonderfully touching ap- peal, to the hearts and pocketbooks the hearers." The church , here has raised its full quota for the home. CAROLEEN NEWS Students At Home Person als Locals (Special to The Sun.) CAROLEEN, April 20. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Smart from Mooresboro, were visitors here Sunday. Mi'. Ed Hughes from Wilmington, is here on a few days visit. Mr. Lewis Wells, from' Bostic, spent the wek end with relatives here. Rev. D. J. Hunt, from Cliffside was a pleasant visitor here Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Will Hughes, from Whitmore, S. C, spent the week end lere. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Smith, from Gaff- ney, S. C, are spending this week with relatives here. Misses Clyde Hawkins, Alta Mae Sparks, and Emily Sue Hollifield from Boiling Springs High School, spent Sunday in Caroleen. Messrs. Dave Branch, Will Rober- sonand Misses Myrtle Murray, and Emily Sue Hollifield were pleasant visitors in Gaffney, S. C, Sunday. ELLENBORO ROUTE NEWS Misses Walkers Entertain -Personals Misses Vera and Margaret Walker gave a party April 15th. A large crowd was present and all seemed to enjoy the evening. Robbins and Padgett schools played baseball last Saturday afternoon, the score being 18 to 7 in favor of Robbins. Mr. D. Walker has purchased a new Ford. Little Rachel Wells is very ill at this writing. Hope she will soon recover. Miss Aileen Walker spent the week end with home folks. Messrs. Leo Glover and Guy Wilson visited at Mr. W. E. Walker's home Sunday. Our farmers are getting behind on account of so much rain. We are glad to see The Sun advocating better roads and schools. We need both. The Henrietta Mills Stores have a nice lot of new dresses, shoes, millinery goods, clothing, etc., that they will offer at reduced' prices this week.
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