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By Mrs. Cannle Gordon
105 Carpenter Street
There will be a plate supper
Saturday night in the basement
. of Vestibule. A. M. E. Zlon church.
The supper will be sponsored by
Mrs. JaUhlta Gordon, and Mrs.
The Friendly Aid union will be
held at Lowell, N. C., April 3rd
and 4th at the Wright's Chapel
A. M. E. Zlon church.
Rev. J. L. Alford, pastor of St.
Paul and Galilee Methodist chur
ches, will conduct a series of ser
.ylces all next week at the Bynum
Chapel A. M. E. Zlon church, be
ginning Monday night, April 5,
observing Lent. The Rev. R. R.
White is pastor of the host chur
ch. Services will begin at 7:30 o'
clock each evening. All churches
^re asked .to participate.
Funeral services were held
Friday at 2 p. m. for Mrs. Mary
Ella Ellis at Pleasant Grove Bap
tlst church, Bowling Green, S. C.,
with the church pastor officiat
ing. Mrs. Ellis died Wednesday
after a long illnfcss. She was the
daughter of Mr. Bell Lindsay and
the late Mrs. Narclss Burrls
Lindsay. She is Survived by her
husband, one daughter, Mildred,
two years old, two sisters, Miss
Vibla Lindsay, of Kings Moun
tain and Miss Glpria Lindsay, of
Clover, S. C.; one brother, LaFan
Lindsay, also of Clover, S. C.; her
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Ar
thur Burrls nnd Mr. and Mrs.
John Llndshy; two aunts, "Mrs.
Lila Thompson and Mrs. Thelma
Monroe, of Kings Mountain. Buri
al was In the church cemetery.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary
LouLse Johnston was held Sun
day at 2 p. m. at Mt. Zlon Baptist
church with the Rev. R. L. Gar
vin, pastor, officiating. She Is sur
vived by her husband, Jethro
Johnston; her mother, Mrs. Dora
Wlngo; a grandmother, Mrs. Al
ma Francis; an aunt, Mrs. Ada
Roseboro, all of Kings Mountain.
Burial was In the Bynum Chapfel
Following Is a program pre
sented by the Beckwlth School of
Beckwlth School of Music
Leon David Taylor
Senior Piano Recital
Ebenezer Baptist Church
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j CONTESTANT ? Sandro W. Bla
j lock, above, U to compete in the
' Carolina* regional Omega Pel
j Phi talent contest at Wlnston
i Salem on Easter Sunday. A se
nior at Davidson high, Sandro
won the Gastonia district con
test recently. Miss Robinson, Da
vidson music teacher, is coach
of the young singer, who Is com
peting for college scholarships
| in the talent hunt.
Sunday March 28, 1954
1. Early Classic
a. Two Part Invention No.
8 In F major ? Bach.
b. Preludte & Fugue No. 21
In Bb (Well-Tempered Cla
vichord) ? Bach.
2. Late Classic
Sonata In f minor opus 2 No.
1 ? Beethoven.
c. Menuetto and Trio.
* d. Prestissimo.
a. Nocturne In Eb major ?
b. Fantaisie Impromptu ?
a. Lotus Land ? r Cyril
b. Golliwog ? Dtebussy.
Leon Taylor is the son of Mr.
and Mrs, Clyde Taylor of Kings
Mountain. He began his >piuno
study with Mrs. Baker of Lawn
dale and completed his second
year of study with Mrs. Jethro
Henry of Bessemer City.
In the fall of 1951, Leon enter
ted the Beckwlth School of Music
and enrolled In a piano class
taught by Mrs. Oliver. That
spring and the following one, he
earned a Superior Rating in the
National Piano Playing Auditions
as a National winner and was a
warded a scholarship for half of
his tuition. For the past two years
he has had private lessons with
Mrs. Oliver and musicianship
classes with Mrs. Beckwith. Hte is
a candidate for the High School
Diploma In Piano.
Leon is a member of Mount
Zlon Baptist church and -serves
as assistant pianist. He Is a se
nior at Davidson high school
where he is the accompanist for
the Glee club, a member of thte
Dramatic club, and captain of
the basketball team. This year
he won third prize at the Omega
Talent Hunt at Gastonla. He has
consistently made the honor roll
at Davidson high as well as at ,
Beckwlth. He plans to major In ]
music at Talladega college.
By Mrs. A. P. Adams. P. O. Vox |
166. Phone 1130-W
Troop 11, of Compact, is pro
gressing rapidly.. These Boy
Scouts of America are planning
a hike for Saturday before Eas
ter. They will hike to Kings
Mountain. Each hoy Is going to
contribute something to make
the hike a real good one. Every
hoy will carry food and simple
cooking utensils. The troop Is
striving to make itself one of the
best In the Piedmont Council.
Hubert Goode Is the scoutmaster.
Roy Qulnn and Charles Mitchem
The committee for our Cub
Scouts packs that was omitted
In our news last week Includes
S. M. Brown, Eligah Ross, R- W.
Stephens, L. W Chllders, M. L.
Campbell, Clarence Adams,
Lawyer Qulnn and Charles Wil
The committee for the scout
troop 11 will meet In pre-court
of honor at its regular monthly
meeting on the second Tuesday
night in April at Compact
school. Every member of the
committee is asked to be present.
Coach Cal T. Pass and Charles
Wilson are making plans for
fielding a baseball team this
year. Numerous candidates have
expressed their desire of having
a baseball team this year. The
girls are planning to have a soft
The Home Demonstration Club
met Thursday March 25, 1954, at
the home of Mrs. Delia Ross. The
theme for discussion was "How
to Make our Kitchens more con
venient." The meeting was well
attended. After all business was
completed everyone was refresh
ed with potato chips, cookies,
coca-colas, and party mints.
The annual benefit game of
Gaston and Cleveland county
seniors proved an interesting e
vent: Although Gaston county
won by the daring margin of
57-99. The Cleveland County
boys fought to the end, trying
eagerly to win. Each member of
the winning team was presented
with a gold basketball, and each
member of the losing team was
presented a silver ball. The
game was sponsored by the O
mega Psi Phi Fraternity. Com
pact boys receiving silver bas
ketballs were Roy Quinn, Harold
Roberts, Charles Mitchem, and
Miss Betty Leach, one of Com1
pacts Cobraettes, is recovering
nicely from a tonsilectomy at
Kings Mountain hospital Satur
day. She Is at home.
Phillip Crosby, son of Mr. and
Mrs. George Crosby, has return
ed to Camp Stewart, Ga. He
spent a 10-day furlough with
his parents and friends*
Mrs. . Lela Wellmon motored
to Winston -Salem last week to
hear Marion Anderson, world
"Tigers" To Play
In New League
V - *
Kings Mountain's "Tigers^"
Negro semi-professional base
ball team will compete in the
recently, organized Negro Na
tional Association, William Orr,
general business manager Said
The club, now in training for
its third year of play, will play
against teams from Spartan
burg, S. C-, Greensboro, Winston
oalem, Greenville, S. C-, Durtiam,
High Point, Danville, Va., and
Business Manager Orr was e
lected at a recent meeting along
with the following officers: Jam
es Adams, of Gastonia, playing
manager; and David Adams, al
so of Gastonia, secretary ? treas
The 'Tigers" have added sev
eral players from Gastonia and
the surrounding area to the ros
ter for 1964, Mr. Orr reported,
and expect to field a fast club
renowned contralto singer. She
also visited two of her sisters
one of whom is attending Win
ston-Salem Teachcrs' College.
Mrs. Blanch Webber, and the
other Mrs. Grace Hall, is a tea
cher at Skyland elementary
Condi* Light Serrtcs
Everyone is Invited to attend
a candlelight service at the Mt
Olive Baptist church on Sunday
April 4, at 7:30 p. m. Mrs. Alma
Mitchem is the director of this
Mount Olive Mews
The rally, held .Sunday March,
28, 1954, was a great success.
The amount raised was $578.53.
Charlie Coleman raised the
highest amount iwhich was
$136.72, and Mrs. Beatrice Patter- j
son was second with $126. The
church wishes to thank all who
contributed, especially the tea
chers, and the many white
Mrs. Beatrice Patterson, Cap
tain No. 1 wishes to acknowledge
the following contributions:
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Burris,
$18.10; William McDowell, $11.
45; Charlie Horn, $5; John Plonk,
Jr., $2; Mrs. Agnes Hemi*hlll,
$10; Mrs. Virginia Byers, $6;
Rev. and Mrs. M. L. Campbell,
$1; Mrs. McTidly Farrls 50 cents;
Mr.. Franklin, 50 cents; Fate
Curry, 50 cents; Mr. and Mrs.
Plato Perkins, $20. v
The Teachers of Compact
Mrs. Duella Johnson, $10; C. T.
Wilson, $10; C. T. Pass, $5; Mts.
W. N. Wilson, $5l
Also Captain No. 2, Mrs. Eva
Giles, $42; Captain No. 3, Mrs.
Coreen Adams, $93; Captain No.
4, Charlie Coleman, $136.72;
Captain No. 5, Mrs. Ruth Mitch
em, $94.36; Captain No. 6, Mr.
George Crosiby, $86.45.
Grand Total for Rally, $578.53.
Cottonseed should be treated
and delinted prior to planting.
Top-dressing pastures and hay
crops now will provide more a
bundant growth this summer.
SMARTER STYLE WEEK
MARCH 29 -APRIL 3, 1954
WHATEVER THE WEEK-THE DAY-THE MOMENT
Whatever the occasion
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lACMtV HOME JOURNAL)
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Mr. and Mrs. Howard Alien and
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Allen were
visitors of Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Thornburg last Sunday night.
Mrs. D. P. Wright, Mrs. Sidney
Hicks and Mrs. J. J. Thornburg
were Saturday evening visitors ol
Mrs. J. E. Thornburg.
The Young Ladles class held
their monthly meeting at Mrs.
Grady Seism's home. Ice cream
and cake were served.
Geraldine Hicks spent Sunday
with Shirley Seism.
Mrs. Roy Bridges and Nell visit
ed Mr and Mrs. D. . P. Wright '
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Hamrlck
visited her bioiher in Charlotte
A good crowd was present at
Prayer Meeting Wednesday,
March 17, to continue study of
The Book of John.
lames E. Amos
Begins New Duties
James E. Amos has accepted
the position of Operations Man
ager of the Charlotte Branch of
Horne-Wllson, Inc., wholesale
plumbing and heating suppliers.
He began his new duties on
Mr. Amos was formerly associ
ated with the Driscoll Distribut
ing Company, of Charlotte,' as
vice-president and comptroller.
He is a eon of (Mr. and (Mrs. M.
C. Amos, of Kings Mountain, fie
and his family make their home
Driving without an operator's
license resulted In the arrest and
conviction of 12,239 Tar Heel mo
torists in 1963.
To Meet Tuesday
Officials of Piedmont Council
Boy Scouts of America, have an
nounced that a meeting of Scout
leaders from the counties of Alex
ander, Burke, Caldwell, Cataw
ba, Cleveland, Gaston, IrWell,
Lincoln, McDowell, Polk, and
Rutherford will be held at the ed
ucational building of Central
Methodist church In Shelby on
Tuesday night, April 6. Meeting
of the Council Operating Commit
tee* will be held at six o'clock,
followed by a dinner meeting of
the Executive Board at 7:15. Re- 1
ports on the progress o t Scouting
in the eleven counties of the J
Council will be received, and
plans made lor the operating of
the Piedmont Boy Scout Camp at
Lake Lanier this summer. Effort
will be made to enlist the majori
ty of the 227 white Boy Scout
Troops of the area in spending at
least a week in camp this sum'
mte'r. The facilities of the camp
make it possible to accommodate
more than 2500 Scouts during the
ten weeks of the summer.
Charles K. Bryant, Sr., of Gas
tonia, President of the Council,
will preside at the meeting of the
Executive Board, and Roy M.
Lilies, Deputy Regional Scout Ex*
ecutlve of Atlanta, Georgia, will
be present to conduct a charter
review on the progress of Scout
ing during 1953.
The greatest of tne Egyptian
pyramids could 6e housed in
Grand Coulee Dam, Washington,
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