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The Kings Mountain herald. (Kings Mountain, N.C.) 18??-1974, March 25, 1965, Image 1

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evs es | | 3 oR 1 1 5 i i CE a i ‘lass is discovering the structure | ¥ mathematics, its laws, its se- y- through the modern approach. Population Greater Kings Mountain City Limits 10,320 8,008 This figure for Greater Kings Mountain is derived fram the 1955 Kings Mountain city directory census. The city limits figure is from the United States census of 1960. VOL.76 No. 12 "Established 1889 Kings Mountain's Reliable Newspaper C.. Thursday, March 25, 1963 Pages Today >, Seventy-Sixth Year PRICE TEN CENTS Kings Mountain, N. Central Methodists To Build $200,000 Sanctuary Patterson. (Photo by Bill Jackson). 30 Teachers Are Enrolled In Math Class Thirty Kings Mountain teach- ers are students one-day-a-weeik taking special classes in modern mathematics. Dr. Ray iraham, assistant professor of mathematics at Ap- | palachian State Teacher's col- lege, is the teacher. The pupils | meet Mondays at 3:30 p.m. at East school for a class period of two hours, 49 minutes. | 8 The special in-service training course will be completed May 10. What is the teacher reaction to the modern approach to mathe- matics? One elementary teacher says, “The more engrossed we become in the subject, ihe more we rea- lize this procedure has much to offer in the training of toys and girls to think rather than simply to memorize.” Dr. Graham notes that the | quence and it order. He empha- sizes that once they see the pat- tern, or logical sequence, they will be able to fit their new un- | derstanding into the overall pic- | ture of mathematics without be- coming confused over their past learning. The language in this approach is very precise, Dr. Graham says, and is more complete than the PRESIDENT — George W. Mau- ney has been elected president of Kings Mountain Country Club for the coming year. ‘Mauney Heads Country Club Janguage of traditional mathe- | George W. Mauney, Kings! matics. | Mountain cotton broker, has Dr. Graham expects to use | been elected president of Kings | Mountain Country Club for the | coming year. | Other officers, also elected by new directors Wednesday, were films recommended by the Na- tional School Mathematics Study Group to enrich the local pro- gram. No. 11 he has instructed in the modern approach to mathematics. Students express themselves as highly impressed with the | teacher and enthusiasm about | one-year term. the course, | Stockholders, at the The Kings Mountain class rep- | dinner meeting Tuesday night, resents only one of the efforts |elected five new directors, in- to prepare teachers for better | cluding Hugh Ormand, Charles teaching through in-service train- | Blanton, George W. Mauney, and ing, Miss Alice C. Averett, schools | Hubert McGinnis, all elected to teaching consultant, points out. | threa.year terms, and George B. Many of the local teachers will study this summer | Gene Timms, | George B. Thomasson, secretary; | and Hubert McGinnis, treasurer. The new officers will serve a annual throughout the state, Miss Aver- | were George H. Houser, chair- ett notes, and she adds that lo- | man, Jack Arnette and Dr. fy cal in-service groups will con. | George Plonk. inue so that the teachers ‘will | Club President Henry Neisler feel “comfortable” when faced | presided. Reports were given with the teaching of mathemat- | from chairman of the house, | pool, social, membership, and greens committees, in addition Continued On Page 6 Enrolled in the math class are Continued On Page 6 TEACHER'S GO BACK TO SCHOOL Thirty Kings Mountain area teachers are enrolled in o new mathematics curse at East school. Pictured above with their instructor are from left, Miss | Alice C. Averitt, Mrs. J. B. Simpson, and Principal Howard Bryant. At back desk is Mrs. J. H. { oO last Wednesday after suffering a S ee i | heart aitack at her home on 9 { Walker street. List Of Donors vice . president; | | Thomasson elected to a oneyear | in colleges | term. Members of the committee | been active in +, me; Present Building "Will Be Razed In Early Fall A new sanctuary for Central | Methodist church is expected to be built at cost of $200,000 by I spring of ’66, members of the | church building committee an- | nounced this week. The present building on E. | Mountain street across from the city postoffice will be razed and | construction of the 400-seat sanc- i tuary is expected to get under- way this fall. Members of the building com- i » report $71,000 on hand in nds and expect to give the go-ahead signal of the building pro- to be slarted in early fall, lude the removing of the sanctuary and adminis- tr 1 wing. i off the tank and erecting the building lon street level are included in | the project. Choir rooms, offices, classrooms, a ladies’ parlor, new pews and an organ are to be in- luded. In Phase II of the build: ing program, the present parson- re will be moved to another lo- n. A new parsonage will be ‘ected on a site remote from church and there will be ad- diticnal land, a 150 feet by 400 | feet area, for | g cars. Eugene J. Ti s is chairman f the building committee which includes: Ben F. Beam, C. A. { Butterworth, J. R. Davis, John B, | Dilling, Wilson Griffin, Grady | sting | Patte i Peeler, Jr., John O. Plonk, M. C. | Poston and John C. Smathers. | John O. Plonk is chairman of | the memorial fund committee { which includes Mrs. H. Carl | Mayes and John D. Warlick: Mrs. Jolly's Rites Conducted Jell Mrs. Cora 84, widow of James Cicero Funeral for 1 @® J ‘ ly, was held Friday at 4 pm. | | ta Um @® a Ba eo from First Wesleyan Methodist | interment church, WY 1 Tountain Rest cemetery. Jolly died at 8:45 p.m. A native of Lincoln County, A Cif | she was a daughter of the late | Mr. and Mrs. Lemuel Parker. NONYrcus L Surviving are two sons, Clyde {Jolly of Rutherfordton and a S Claude oJlly of Concord; three daughters, Mrs. Clyde Blackwell and Mrs. Ellis King, both of Kings Mountain, and Mrs. Charles English of Danville, Va.; one brother, George Parker of Maiden; three sisters, Miss Lizzie Parker and Mrs. Florence Beard, | both of Maiden, and Mrs. Mary { Mackey of Pampa, Texas, 25 grandchildren and 26 great- grandchildren. Rev. John Harris officiated at the final rites. Actual cash - in - hand and | pledges to the John Gamble Sta- dium totaled $66,907.48 this week, up $1,844.20 following S.O.S. by | the fund-raising committee for the balance needed to complete the $80,000 campaign and to per- mit immediate letting of the con- tract. The committee, at a dinner meeting Friday night, mapped a | solicitation clean-up campaign | headed by Bill Bates, co-chair- | men of the committee soliciting | | individuals. Mr. Bates was ou | of-town Wednesday attending the | national coaches’ clinic in Atlan- } Continued On Page 6 35 Former Football Coach Honored For Service To Youth, Community John H. Gamble, Jr., | high school football coach re- & ceived an alumni citation last | weekend during Garner - Webb college’s Convocation which at- | tracted crowds to the Boiling | Spring campus. KIWANIS TALENT SHOW Tickets go on sale this week for the eighth annual Kiwanis Talent Show to be staged April 1 at $ p.m. in Kings Mountain high school auditorium. Tickets will be 75 cents for adults and cents for students. former | Cited for teaching and youth i leadership through athletics, Mr. {Gamble received a certificate { which read: “In recognition of outstanding achievement and | service in the field of youth lead- | ership through teaching athletics |} { which reflect honor upon this | | college. , ." i Educated at Gardner . Webb and Appalachian State Teacher's college Mr. Gamble has long community af: | fairs, He was recreational direct- lor for the City of Kings Moun- tain during the summer of 1956, | was business manager for the Kings Mountain Legion Baseball team in 1957, and for three years | was a seasonal park ranger at | service during Gardner - Webb | Kings Mountain National Mili- | ccllege’s Convocation program Continued On Page 6 | last weekend. y CITED — John H. Gamble, former high school teacher and coach, received a citation for K. Howard, Carl M. Logan, A. H. |Jack White, son, J. H. Patterson, B. S. |S in Raleigh Wednesday in | - further efforts by the state’s pow- | Railroad Area following in | . AX, THO C KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH JAROILINA ARCHITECT'S DRAWING OF PROPOSED CENTRA Mayor To Capital For Power Bill Discussions Mayor Glee A. Bridges William White, Kings Mountain | lawyer and | and brother of Senator will represent the er-distributing cities to prevent {legislation inimical to their in- | terests. { The mayor said that the Cleve- land Senator had informed him that the rural electrification Sen- {ate Bill 95 is being aired before | a joint session of the Senate and | House. William White will repre- | sent the city and the mayor says | he understands three attorneys ! will represent the League of Mu- | nicipalities. Last week Private Utilities and ! Rural Electric Cooperatives turn- {ed deaf ears to pleas that the | cities’ present rights be protect. | The result was introduction lin the General Assembly of the | Utilities-REA compromise, which ! would nc longer empower power- | selling cities to acquire lines of |others in areas annexed to the {city limits. The identical bills { were introduced by Senator Fred {Mills of Anson (Senate Bill 95) land by Representative Earl {Vaughn of Rockingham (House | Bill 255). { The action brought | blasts from Mayor Bridges, from | Shelby's City Manager Phin Hor- | ton, and from the recently-form- led North Carolina Municipally | | Owned Electric Ssystems. May 19 Date For New System May 19 will mark a milestone jin telephone progress for Kings Mountain and Gastonia. Toll- free service between the cities will go into effect on that date. Kings Mountain subscribers joan call any telephone in Gas- tonia without paying a long dis- tance charge. And subscribers in Gastonia can call any telephone in Kings Mountain without pay- ing a long distance charge. “The need for the new service directly reflects the over-all growth of these communities,” said F. Bryan Houck, Southern Bell manager. Mr. Houck said that inaugura- tion of the new and improved service will mean that subscrib- ers in each of the communities which voted for this plan will be able to dial a far larger number of people without paying long distance charges. With the introduction of the new service, Kings Mountain monthly rates will be adjusted to the level charged throughout the state for exchanges having simi- lar number of telephones includ- ed in their local flat-rate calling area. TEEN-AGE DANCE A dance for teenagers who are children of Country Club members is scheduled Friday, April 2, from 8:30 until 11:30 p.m. Music will be provided by the Chancelors and admis- sion is $1.50 per person. Reser- vations should be made by ' April L strong | URCH ° To Be Discussed By Moss, Strench | John Henry Moss, candidate | for mayor in the May 11 city | election, said Wednesday he ex- | pects to meet within the next | few days with D. D. Strench, gen- | eral manager of the Southern Di- vision of Southern Railway, at | Charlotte, to discuss plans for safety and beautification of the | railroad area of the city. | Mr. Moss said safety and | | beautification are part of a long- irange program of improvement {which he is promoting in his | campaign for mayor. | The one-time city commission- er and president of the Western Carolinas Baseball League, talk- {ed informally with D. W. Bros- | nan, president of Southern Rail- | way Company, at Gardner-Webb | college Monday night. President Brosnan made the feature ad- dress at a dinner meeting of bus- iness and industrial leaders. Mr. Moss said Brosnan referred him to the Charlotte office. Mr. Moss had contacted Bros- nan at his Washington, D. C. of Moss says he also intends to discuss the “railway situation” with officials of the State High- way Department and with Con- | gressman Basil Whitener on “possible availability of federal funds for this program.” The Gold street railroad cross- ing claimed the lives of four vie- tims in a car-train crash January. There are seven grade crossings in the city. program of improvement for our town,” Mr. Moss added. Glass Named To VFW Post Kansas City. Mo. — John A. “Buck” Jenkins, Birmingham, Alabama, Commander-in-Chief of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, has announced the appointment of Harold Glass, Kings Mountain, North Carolina, as National Aide-de-Camp, V. F. W. In making the announcement, Commander - in - Chief Jenkins said: “Because Mr. Glass has a record of achievement in the V. F. W. of which to be proud, I am happy to appoint him to serve on my staff. His continuing aware- ness of problems facing our na- tion’s veterans, their widows and orphans merits this appointment and IT know I will be able to rely {on his judgment and recommen- dations. I am also confident he will continue to represent his community, state and nation in the highest traditions of the Vet- erans of Foreign Wars of the United States.” Glass is a past commander of Kings Mountain Post 9811, fice and set up the appointment. last | “I have a definite and concrete | SPEAKER — William P. Saun- ders will be guest speaker at Thursday's Kiwanis club meet- ing at 6:45 p.m. at the Wo- man’s club. C&D Director ‘To Speak Here | William P. (Bill) Saunders of | Southern Pines, acting director of the North Carolina Depart- | ment of Conservation and De- { velopment on appointment of | Governor Dan Moore, will ad- dress Kings Mountain Kiwanians | at their Thursday night meeting. | The civic club convenes at L METHODIST CHURCH Rumor Mil Still Grinding But No New Candidates File Orr Won't Run; Two Posts ‘Not Contested Last week's spate of candidates produced prolific rumors but no new candidates. Conversational interest chiefly concerns the mayor's post, as of Wednesday a three-way race be- tween Mayor Glee A. Bridges, Ex- Mayor Kelly Dixon and Ex-City Commissioner John Henry Moss who is seeking the mayor's post for the first time. William (Bill) Orr, reported a possible candidate for mayor, said Monday he definitely won’t be a candidate. There has yet been no formal activity from the Negro community, and Mr. Orr said he had heard of no names in the rumor-mill from his com- munity. Negroes have offered for the Ward 5 commission seat a- gainst J. E. (Zip) Rhea in the i past four city elections, but Mr. Orr, a past president of the Negro League of Voters, said he knew of none. “I won't be a candidate for | either the mayoral or city com- j mission post,” he said. Mr. Orr said he'd had about 100 calls concerning his projected candi- dacy. Filing deadline is Apri: 26. | 6:45 p.m. at the Woman's club. Mr. Saunders, onetime Kings { Mountain citizen, is father of Mrs. Robert O. Southwell Mr. Saunders served as direct- or for several years during the ; administration of Governor Lu- | ther H. Hodges. Mayor And Quartet On Television Show Mayor Glee A. Bridges, City Commissioner Norman King, Al- len Jolley, J. C. Bridges and Jon- | as Bridges appeared on the Ar- | thur Smith Show Friday morning on WBTV, Charlotte. The mayor introduced mem- bers of the quartet who sang the hymn, “I've Been Listening”, with Jonas Bridges accompany- ing on the guitar. Mr. Jolley is music director at First Baptist church, J. C. Bridges is a hard- |wareman and son of Mayor | Bridges, and Jonas Bridges is president of the Merchants Asso- ciation and manager of Radio Station WKMT. METER RECEIPTS Parking meter receipts for the week ending Wednesday at noon totaled $219.90, including $140.90 from on-street meters, $60 from fines and $19 from off-street meters, Assistant City Clerk Grace C. Wolfe reported Ward 1 Commissioner Ray Cline is already opposed by { former - Mayor Garland E. Still, and Ward 2 Commissioner Eu- igene Goforth is opposed by | Thomas B. Eubanks and W. Sei- { more Biddix. Ward 3 Commission. er T. J. Ellison is opposed by {James L. Guyton and Ward 4 | Commissioner Norman King is opposed by Dewey A. Styers. For | the board of education seat, Mrs. Lena W. McGill is opposed by | Robert (Bob) Smith. Comm. J. E. (Zip) Rhea is the | lone candidate to date in Ward 5 and other unopposed candidate |is Holmes Harry, school trustee | in the outside-city district. Registration books will open at eight precincts April 10 for the May 11 city and board of educa- tion elections. Hearing April 6th For Four Youths Preliminary hearing for four high school seniors charged with breaking and entering and lare ceny has been re-scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, in Cleveland Recorder's Court. Recorder's Court Judge Joe Mull was out-of-town Tuesday attending a safety meeting in Asheville. The four defendants are James Falls, Mike Ballard, Spencer Moore and Danny Dilling.

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