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City Limits (1940 Cen*u?) S.574
|| Immediate Tiadiag Aim 15.000
(1945 Ration Board Figures)
VOL. 60 WO. 39
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Kings Mountain. N. C.. Friday. September 30. 1949
PRICE FIVE CENTS
BUILDING PERM ITS
Building permits were issued at
City Hall to Purol Company, on
Wednesday, for repairs to station
on West King street, $800, to
Hunter Neisler, on Sept. 20, for
addition of a room to residence on
North Piedmont avenue, $600.
Regular meeting of the Kings
Mountain Junior Chamber of Com
merce will be held Tuesday even
ing at T o'clock at the Woman's
Club. Details of the program were
not available Thursday morning.
Members of the Kings .Mountain
Kiwanis club were to conduct fl:
*al balloting for officers of the
?club for 1950 at the regular meet
ing at the Woman's Club Thurs
day night, at 6:30, Ffcatore'of the
program was to be a report from
Aubrey Mauttey am? Arnold Kin
caid on the recent Kiwanis con
Mrs. Aubrey Mauney left Tues
day for Grand Rapids, Mich. Mrs.
Mauney Is one of the nineteen del
egates from North Carolina attend
ing the Triennial Convention of
the Woman's Missionary Society
<Jf the United Lutheran Churches
The Roberts Reunion will be held
at Ant loch Baptist church, near
Grover, Sunday, Ootober 2. 'Dinner
wiH be served on the grounds, f. I
C. Roberts is president.
Regular Club night will be held
at the Kings Mountain Country
dub Saturday night at 8 o'clock.
IDlnner, dancing and bridge will
feature the evening's activities.
Reservations should he in the
ands of the Club management by
ALL DAY SERVICE
An all day service will be held
at Temple Baptist church Sunday
according to an announcement by
B. Hudson Bridges. Dinner will be
served on the grounds.
fudge Bennies Heard
Only 4 Cases Monday
Four cases were heard in regular
weekly tension of City Recorders
court held at City' Ha|l Monday aft
ernoon, Judge W. Faisi?n Karnes pre
One defendant was convicted on
a charge of public drunkenness.
Other oases Included: . '
Willie lee Cole, assault on a fe
male, nole proas with leave.
Odus Smith, beating board bill,
continued prayer for judgment en
payment of coife
Charles Hutch lr?s, speeding 45
miles per hour, costs ?
WOW Square Dance
Set Far Thursday '
The Woodmen of the World will
sponsor a square danoe at Arcadia
SKating Rink on Thursday, October
6tl>, according to an announcement
Music will be furnished by the
Hamrlck String Band and admission
will be 85 cents for dancers and 25
cents for spectators. ,
For Jobless Pay
office of the
Employment Security Commission
had a tatal of 1*366 compensable
vlahm duriag the month of Septem
ber. Mrs Mary B. Goforrh reported
this weak. - '
WMS MM Mdile woditttlbn
showing an upturn, Mrs. GoaPorth
predkfted . decline in tht? figure
Mrs. (Worth also reMOti place
ment of 36 persons on Jobs during
SeptenrtMjgiiKjfeflil jghrialj on 47
Job orders from employers.
There were 1*T naw and renewed
applications for employ mem during
the month. Number of visits to the
office during the morth totaled
Kid Grid Teams Begin
Play Saturday Night
JUNIOR C JUDDERS ? Shown abort art two oi the four grammar grade
football teams which open their Mason schedule at City Stadium Satur
day night At top Is shown the York Grace Wildcats, which plays the Cen
tred Bullets, and the bottom photo shows the West school Chevrolet Blue
Derlls who will tangle with |he East school Keeter Kats. Saturday night's
double header will be the official launching of Kings Mountain's gram
mar school football prpgras. Uniformly, the rival coaches are predicting
some fast action.
The Mountaineer Club promoted
grammar grade fcth leUc acpgxarn, is ,
scheduled to get urider\?y jn City
Stadium Saturday night att,j:00 p.
m. with a football doubleheode? be
tween the four grammar, School
teams of Kings Mountain.
In the Opener Park-Grace school
"Wildcats" are scheduled to face
the Central school "Bullets.'' In the
aflt^rpiece East school "Keeter TCats"
are to go against the West school
"Chevrolet Blue Devils."
Commissioner ?in Huffstetler an
nounced this week that games in
the program will be played with &
minute quarters, four minutes short
of the regulation high school time
arid T minutes Under the college
-quarter length. The "Junior" size
football will be used.
Don Parker, Kings Mountain high j
school coach, will be the chief offi
cial and%vill be in charge of offici- *
ating u the contests.
Teams will consist of not more
than 22 players each and will be;
drawn from the sixth and seventh '
grades at the schools and eighth 1
graders who have graduated from j
Uniforms (or the teams (shoulder
pads, pants, 'Jerseys, and helmets)
were -donated to the program by;
Neisler Mills, Victory Chevrolet !
Company, Keeter*# Department
(Cont'd on page five) I
Churches To Join
In World Communion
Majority of Kings Mountain
Churches will Join with others
throughout the world Sunday in
observing World Communion Sun
With churches throughout the
world participating, it Is estima
ted that communion services will
be held around the globe at every
hour during the day.
Kings Mountain pastors are urg- ,
lag full attendance at church ser
vices here on Sunday.
"We hope all cttisens of Kings
Mountain will avail themselves
of the opportunity for re-dedlca
tion to the principles of Christ on (
Sunday." one minister said.
PAYSOVR TO G ft EE It
Austell Paysour, manager of the
Imperial Theatre for the past four
years, has resigned effective Sat
urday to accept a position as pro
jectionist at a theatre in Greer, S.
C. Mr. Payspur will begin his new .
duties on Monday and expects to
move his family to Greer next
Gill Scoot Fund Drive To Begin
Satuday; McGill Is Chairman
Annual drive tor funds for the Pi
oneer Area Council oi Girls Scouts,
Inc., will get underway Saturday, 1
with John L. McGill heading the
Clnga Mountain campaign.
Letter* addressed to former eon- j
tributors to the fund were mailed '
*his week, with Mr. "McGill outlin- J
tag the objective* of the organiza
tion, progress made by the Kings
Mountain group, and other factual <
information about the Girl Scout or- j
Goal for the Pioneer Area, which
includes Cleveland, Gaston, and
Lincoln coonttss, is fl8,000.
In Mi tetter, lit. McGUl pointed i
out that the Kings Mountain execu
tive organization is currently ex- 1
pa riding the program in order to
reach negro girls through negro
j Ma? reported by Mr.-MeOUl was:
"At preswn we have twwlve troops
fully orgmb -ed; seven mote droops
will toe totally organised within this
month: and we are now doing pre
organizattoiml work at six addliton
al plaoes. Each troop has two adult
leaders, a troop committee of three
to five adults, and an Executive
Girl Scout Committee of three or five
men and women, headed by the
Minister in etoch church where
troops have been' .organized. We
?re proceeding carefully in order
to secure a firm foundation for fu
ture Girl Scouting. Our goal is to
reach 400 girls in our first two -years
of organization. Coupled with that
goal is a definite leader-training
plan which provides the best possi
ble leaders for our girls. A sheet
of Girl Scout facts is enclosed, plus
copy of our Area and Town budget.
We are anxious that you become
acquainted with this* organization
and that you will promote It, not
only with your financial support but
with your active interest this, your
organization, for your community's
girlaa from the ages of seven years
through seventeen years. We desire
to establish such an organ teat ion as
?hall both now and in the future
wield a great influence In the lht?
of our girls."
- Contributions should be mailed to
the ftnanoa chairman.
Local Area Fair
Share Of Roads
j The people, of Kings Mountain are
j not being over- looked in the high
! way commission's road-building
plans, Division Commissioner Jo
i seph Graham told members of the
i King- Mountain Lions club Tuesday
"So many people have told me,''
the commissioner continued, "that
Kings Mountain has been treated
as a red headed step-child, and I
assure you that this situation will
come to an end."
Commissioner Graham, speaking
at the regular meeting of the Lions
club, did not announce the roads
that will be improved during the
first year's rural road- building pro
gram. He had hoped, he said, to
have announced the program, but
a few final details awaited check- j
ing. He added that the first year's!
contemplated road improvements j
program in the ninth divisio./, I
which embraces Cleveland and ninej
other counties, should be made pub- ;
lie within the next 10 days or fort
Commissioner Graham praised
the Lions club as the "greatest of ,
civic clubs because it helps the
blind who have lost their most vi
tal faculty," and praised Cleveland!
County for its "great contribution to
leadership of the state and nation."
He paid tribute to former Governors
Aycock, Morrison and Gardner asl
great visionary leaders, then declar- '
ed that Kerr Scott is the greatest
visionary leader of them all.
Outling the basis on which rural
roads^are being priority for im
provement, he said they were chosen
according to their position as (1>1
school bus routes, (2) mail routes,'
(3) farm-to- market roads, and (4)
(Cont'd on page eight)
Get Top Grade J
Ten Kings Mountain markets were
listed as Grade A according to an
nouncement this week by the county
Qualifying for the top sanitary
rating .were: T. F. Ballard Store,
Barkley Brothers Grocery, Dixie
Home Store, W. M. Gantt Grocery,
Gautf it Sons, Huffstetler Grocery,
Payne Grocery, Peterson's Grocery.
Phenix Mill Store and Plonk. Broth
ers & Company.
Other ratings listed include:
Grade B ? A & P, B. i B. Food ?
Stores, Inc., B la lock's Grooery, Craw- j
ford's Market, Economy Cash Groc
ery, Ellison's Grocery, Margrace
Store, Mauney Cash Grocery,- Mc
Carter's Grocery, Redmond's Groc
ery, Roberts' Cash Store, S. k T. Gro
cery, Stoive Grocery.
Grade C ? J. E. Aderholdt A Soft,
Alexander Store, L. W. Barrett Store.
Davis and Son Grocery, Glass Groc
ery, Nolan's Grocery, Pauline Store,
Yarboro Cash Grocery.
High School Booth
To Enter State Fair
The Cleveland county fair prize
winning "Extra-Curricular Life at
King* Mountain High School" booth
has been invited to enter the state
fair at Raleigh October 18-22 ac
cording to Rowel 1 Lane, Central
Mr. Lane said he had received a
Jetter from J. E. Miller, chairman of
the state fair committee and mem
ber of the state department of pub
lie instruction, stating that a booth
was being reserved for the local ex
hibit at the Raleigh event.
Students of Kings Mountain high
school designed the exhibit.
Roaches Total Of 92
The Herald was informed this
week of seven additional Kings
Mountain students attending col
lege this year.
The new additions to the off- to
school list raise the total of Kings
Mountain students away at school
this fall to 82. .
Omitted from the list of Kings
Mountain students at Western Car
olina Teachers College in last
week?* edition was tomes Hul lender.
Other Six ?r? attending the We*
leyan Methodist college at Central,
S. C. *n?ey are: Johnny ffouser, Gene
Houser, Kenneth George, Betty Lou
Henderson, Kay Hul lender and t>ar
Annual Horse Show
Is Set For Wednesday
Annual Floral Fair
lo Be October 28th
The annual Woman's Club Flor
al Fair will be held on Friday, Oc
tober 28. it was announced this
week by Mrs E. W. Griffin, chair
man of the event.
Woman's Club members of the
several Fair committees are al
ready busily engaged in planning
the various events for floral ex
hibits. the apron sale and candy
sale, it was reported.
~We hope that the 1349 Fair
will be the best in the club's hist
oty," Mrs. Griffin said, "including
attendance, participation and com
petition in the various classes."
Further details on the event are
to be announced soon.
Kings Mountain Narrow Fabrics,
Inc., filed petition in bankruptcy on
September 24 in federal district
court in Charlotte, under Section 77
B of the federal bankruptcy act.
Creditors of the company were !
notified of the action in a letter of |
same date Irom James B. Riley,
president of the company, and no- j
tice of first meeting of creditors was
mailed Monday by R. Marion Ross,}
referee in bankruptcy.
First meeting of creditors is to be
held in the county recorder's court- 1
room at the Mecklenburg County
Courthouse on Friday, October 7, at j
1 o'clock in the afternoon, at which
time creditor are to attend, prove
their claims, elect a trustee and ex
amine ?he officers of the bankrupt
"Other officers are Sam Butler, j
Cherryvllle, vice-president, and Har- '
oid 'Hunnicutt, Kings Mountain, sec- 1
rotary -treasurer. Directors in addi
tion to the officers, include J. T. Co
mer. of Gastonia, and a Mr. Pharr,
In his letter to creditors, Mr. Riley
(Cont'd on page eight >
Kerr To Preach
At ARP Chnrch
Rev. Russell M. Kerr, of Winns
boro, S. C., will preach at a special (
series of services at Boyce Memorial !
ABP church, from October 9 to 16, it
was announced this week by Bev.
W. L. Press ly, pastor of the church.
Rev. Mr. Kerr la a native of Kings
Mountain and is the son of Rev. G.
L. Kerr, a former pastor of the Boyce
He was educated at (Davidson col
lege, Ersklne seminary, Due West,
S. C., and aft Princeton seminary.
The servtess will begin on Sunday
morning, October 9, and will contin- !
ue through Friday evening, October
16. Services wiH be held each even
ing ait 7:30.
Advance Entries ,
Field For Show
Sixth annual Kings Mountain
Horse Show is scheduled to begin
Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'cIock
in City Stadium with some 47 horses
entered up to Thursday (yesterday)
Jointly sponsored this year by the
Kings Mountain Lions club and the
King? Mountain Kiwanis club, the
show will be a 23 class event, with
performances in the afternoon and
Eleven classes are scheduled to be
reeled off during the afternoon per
! formance and 12 during the night
performance. The night events are
scheduled to get underway at 7:30
'Judge for the show will be Honor
ableO. T. Fowler, of Winston-Salem.
Jules Whitten, of Gastonia, will
serve as master of ceremonies,
Stewart Dellinger, of Stanley, as
'ringmaster, and Dr. Jacob Mauney,
of Kings Mountain, as official vet
Many horses familiar to local
show enthusiasts, horses who have
| performed here in past shows, are
entered this year and many "new
faces" are also on the list of entries.
Stepp Walking Horse Stables, of
Winston-Salem, is entering the
Kings Mountain show for th? first
time and is reportedly showing some
of the finest horses in this section.
Included among tne group of ex
hibitors who have been perenniil
ribbon-winners at former Kir..?*
(Cont'd on page eight)
Bids Are Sought
For Mail Messenger
Notice- appearing on the posr.o f
fice bulletin board is inviting bids
for the job of mail messenger.
Deadline for filing bids is Satur
day Oct 8.
Charles E. Blalock, mail messen
ger for the past several weeks, hii
resigned effective October 31. Und-fC
the contract system, ,the mail ith*
senger may resign and also bid i
gain for the contract. The messenger
must furnish his own vehicle.
According to the notice, persons
interested in the position are re
quired to file bids on special forms
obtainable from the postmaster, and
they are to t>e addressed "Proposal
tor Mail Messenger," with the name
of tfie bidder on the outside.
The bidder will be required to
furnish his own truck, enclosed for
protection of mall matter, and to
carry all mall to and from dlspat
According to Assistant Post mister
George Hord, the contract is let on
the basis of lowest bid. The sealed
proposals are forwarded to the Post
office 'Depart mem , in Washington,
"Maybe" Tag Placed On Gold Street
Paving By State Highway Officials
Though no definite commitments
were made, Commissioner 'Joseph |
?Gi'a.ham of the state highway com
mission did put a "maybe" tag on
possible state highway department
aid to the city in paving East Gold
street from Gaston street to the
Indications that the highway de
partment might he able to assist the
city in paving this street resulted
from the Conference Tuesday after
noon between members of the city
board of commissioners, Mr. Gra
ham, and Lewis B. Peck, ninth di
Under the proposed plan, the city
would bear responsibility for get
ting the road ready for black-top
ping, while the paving would be
done by the state highway depart- 1
ment, using a portion of the city's
road fund which comes in the form I
of a credit with the highway de i
part mem for city street work.
Nothing definite was settled,
pending further investigation by the
highway department. Some fT,000
is available from the state, but it
was pointed out that maintenance of
highways passing through Kings
Mountain will tike a good portion
of this fund.
Should the highway department
agree to help improve East Gold
street, Jr. will probably be next year
before the job can be done, Mr. Peck,
Gold street was one of several
streets shown the highway officials
which the city seeks to improve
with state aid. In a tour of the city,
the highway officials were driven
over Fairview ^treet, and Ca nsler
street, both on tne Korfh and South
sides. The city suggested that the
further opening and development of
Cansler street would provide excel
lent North -South by -passes for
through traffic, with the advantage
on the North side of eliminating
crossing the railroad on North Pied ?
mo rat avenue.
The by-pass advantage also took
I top priority in the Gold street dls
I c u sa ions Jt was pointed out by the
city that the rtreet is already
muchly-used In carrying York
. Road -city traffic, and that pavinff
of the street would result in elimi
nation of ? large amount at througfi
traffic now passing regularly throu
gh the orinctD*! business district.