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The Kings Mountain herald. (Kings Mountain, N.C.) 18??-1974, August 05, 1965, Image 1

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9 he nd ort .® cist 9-13. \ The voung people, in the college | Populati Greater Kings Mountain City Limits This figure for Greater Kings Mountain 's derived from the 1955 Kings Mountain city directory census. The city limits figure is from the United States census of 1960. VOL.76 Ne.31 Hunt Blood Chairman Blood For Life Day Monday Kings Mountain 1965-66 Quota Is 1001 Pints Moss has August 9, Mayor John Henry proclaimed Monday, "Blood for Life Day.” I'he Red Cross bloodmobile re- turns to Kings Mountain for its si visit of the new fiscal year h donors to be processed from 11 am. until 35 pm. at Kings Mountain Baptist church. “Kings Mountain citizens are urged to give their blood others may live” Chairman W. Skellie Pu liecty Chairman said. Mr. Haden continued, “In the past years T7.6 percent of the blood has come from the indus- tries of Kings Mountain. of the industries will be their blood to other year. For this reason you are particularly urged to give your | blood and bring a friend. We | need more blood from the heart | of Kings Mountain.’ Goal for the 196566 which began in July, which means that a 250 pint visit is set at each of four sched: uled visits during the year. Hunt and year, “All those who give blood can | receive free for themselves and their families in their hour of need”, Rev. Haden added. He continued, “The lives of many of our area citizens have been sav- ed by the blood given to the hos- pitals through the Red Cross program. Save a life. Give blood Monday.” City To Revive ®Zoning Group The city is expected to reacti vate its zoning cormission at its regular August meeting Tues- day at 6:30 Mayor John Henry Moss said he is recommending the re-acti- vation of the zoning group and that several members of the city commission have indicated they cneur. Under the zoning law, a five man commission is appointed to consider zoning problems and to recormend any changes in the law. The city commission acts as a zoning appeal board. The city adopted in some years has also hoard, Mayor Moss said he pected to provide the commis. sioners a pn report on sewage disposal system plans. Baptists Plan Youth Camp The annual Youth Camp of the First Baptist church in Kings Mountain wil! be held at Gard ncr-Webb College next week, Au- November the city served as For commission the also ex- from age nine upward, dormitory stay and eat their meals in the college cafeteria. The morn- ings are taken up with studies and singing. Each morning at cleven o'clock a visiting speaker meets with the group, On Tuesday, Dr. Wyan Wash- burn tells the young people “How To Keep Healthy.” On Wednes- day, it will be Jim Horne, federal probation officer, and “How To Keep Out of Trouble,” On Thursday morning, Mrs. Dor- othy Hamric Gardner - ‘College registrar, will tell “How To Get Ready for College.” Rev. James Stamey, on Friday, speaks on “How To Keep Spiritually Healthy.” The afternoons will he devoted to rest and recreation. Evenings will feature chapel periods, films, with a special prayer meeting on the campus for the entire church Wednesday evening at 7:30 p.m. This is the fourth year that First Baptist church has had a camp on the Gardner-Webb cam- pus. Rev. B, L. Raines is pastor of the church, and the camp direct: or is Allen Jolley, Minister of Music and Education. BUILDING PERMITS T. F. Bridges has purchased 9 building permits for con- S struction of three five - room houses, two estimated to cost $5,000, at 710 and 712 Bridges Drive, and one $7,000 at 508 Rhodes Avenue. that | , Blood Prozram | Bob Haden | Several | giving | centers this | is 1001 pints | zoning ordinance was | zoning | on 10,320 8,008 ww Estab! ished 1889 | | | | CHAIRMAN — W. Skellie Hunt, | ! III, has been appointed Kings Mountain area Red Cross chair- | mon of the blood program for | the coming Year. School Officials In August Push | School officials are in the cus: | tomary busy August rush com- | pieting details for an August 26 | {school opening. This year the pace is faster, largely due to opening of the new high school plant on Phifer Road. Architect Tom Cothran been conferring with contractors | since Friday, making a ute check-list of any omissions from the plans, and school offi: | clals, an advice of the general | contractor, anticipate beginning to move furniture into plant next Monday. Superintend- rent-Br No Barnes said ‘Wednes: day. A Meantime, the State Highway department has begun widening Phifer road (to Fulton Road) by six feet, and plan to begin pav- ing of driveways immediately, The city reports needed pumps and pine on hand to provide sewage service to the plant and are installing a natural gas line | to serve the new school. Meantime, there remain ral faculty vacancies, with ticular incidence in the tary schools, including a palship at Bethware, Supt. Barnes also reported de- clination of contracts after 19. Jettie I. Rowe, elementary teacher at Compact school, re- i signed to teach in Atlantic City, N. J. Lorena M. Greer, David- con elementary teacher, plans to attend graduate school. seve- par- eleren- princi election on July ‘McGinnis Clan ‘Te Hold Reunion Descendants of Nathan and Susan McGinnis will gather at ; Carlton clubhouse in Cherry- | ville Sunday, August 15, for | the annual reunion, | Picnic lunch will be spread | at 1 pun. following a short | business session, The church choir of Shady Grove Baptist church will en- tertain the group with singing. Floyd Mauney is president of the clan, R. T. (Pete) McGinnis is vice-president and Mrs : McGinnis is secretary - treasu- rer. A 56-year-old Kings Mountain Negro shot and killed a 26-year- old mother of two children here Sunday, and then killed himself, according to Police Chief Paul Sanders. James Ernest Hendricks, Jr, of Waco Road shot to death Mae Pauline Ross at her home on Carpenter street Sunday after noon around 3:00 p.m. with a 22- caliber pistol, took a shot at her father, but missed, and then shot himself, County Coroner Ollie Harris ruled the incident “murder-sui- cide” and said that no inquest would be necessary. Chief Sanders said that the case is closed as far as the police are concerned, No motive could be found by investigating officers who found | the Ross woman sprawled across | a living room carpet with three i bullet holes in her body, and | Hendricks nearby with a bullet hole in his chest. | The woman's father, Randolph | Ross, was the only other person in the house at the time of the shooting but was sleeping. Ross said the shots awakened him, iden, two teachers to sign | Hunt Succeeds Charles Mauney As Chairman ‘W. Skellie Hunt IIT has been named chairman of the Ameri- can Red Cross blood program for the Kings Mountain chapter Cleveland County Red chapter chairman C, E. has announced. Mr. Hunt succeeds Charles H. Mauney, who has served as zlood program chairxtan the past two years. Chairman Clayton also an- nounced the appointment of Kings Mountain area chairmen in the varicus divisions of the 1965 blood program, including Hugh Lancaster, industrial re- | cruitment; Rev. Bob Haden, publicity; Mrs. Jimmy Dickey, | canteen; Herman Greene, civic club recruitment; Mrs. Charles Blanton, volunteers: Mrs. Char- | lie Ballard, records; Howard Bryant, school recruitment; Rev. Charles Easley, church recruit- ment; Wilson Griffin, busines: recruitment; Mrs. Charles ney, replacement; Mrs. women's recruitment; Craig Jones, medical representa- tive; and Mrs. Gene Steffy, rec- | ognition. At the close of the Red Cross | has | year June 30th, 895 pints of blood | had been used by Kings Moun- tain citizens, the county chair- man pointed out. He noted that the bloodmobile comes to Kings Mountain for its first visit of the | new fiscal year on Monday. A native of Raleigh, Mr. | was educated at Virgi ia { pal school in Lynchburg, Camp- bell Junior high at Buies Creek {and North Carolina State Uni versity. For three years he was | employed with the Raleigh YMC- 1 A. the new ! { Mr. Hunt, his wife, Sally, and { two children moved to Kings | Mountain nine months ago when Mr. Hunt joined Superior Stone { Company as a salesman. They reside at 505 Monroe Avenue an are memoers of pal church, Mr. and a Rotarian. Trinity Episco- Hunt is a Jaycee Chairman Hunt stated, “It is! { hard to imagine that during the | | year past over 210 gallons of | Red Cross blood was used in | Kings Mountain. Our goal of { 1001 pints will enable us to re- | place all of the blood used and | meet the increased requirements | | for blood in our community. “Following the job done by Charles M: | his very capable chairmen will | be a difficult job, but with the | enthusiastic attitude displayed | by chainmen and the Kings Moun tain populous we should go well Jover our goal of 1001 pints of | blood To reach the goal, how- | ever, we must have the coopera- | tion of Kings Mountain industry our regular donors, plus the par- +k ie of new individuals who have never before given blood. | Also, those individuals who have | accepted Red Cross blood are asked to replace it at one of this [Fears four visits of the blood | bank.” Coroner Rules Murder - Suicide In Sunday Afternoon Shooting and he went to the living room to see what the trouble was and saw his daughter lying on the floor and then Hendricks took a shot at him. Ross apparently ran from the house to call the police and then heard another shot the one that killed Hendricks—-as he ran a- cross the back lawn. The woman was shot in head, left shoulder and left side. Harris said the cause of death was a wound in the left temple. ‘Hendricks, who shot himself in the chest, died when the bullet pierced the major blood vessel going rom his heart. Hendricks was dead when the police arrived and the woman died 45 minutes later after being rushed to the Kings Mountain hospital. The bullet meant for the wom- an's father lodged in the door. Chief Sanders said that five bul- | lets were fired and one was left | in the pistol. Hendricks had sev- en other bullets in his pocket. Chief Sanders reported that | the Continued On Page 5 Here; Cross | Clayton Mau- | Fob Ha- ;' Dr. Hunt | » name Kings Mountain’ s Reliable Newspaper Kings Mountain, N. C., Thursday, August 5, 1965 LIONS SPEAKER — Cleveland County Manager Joe Hendrick will be guest speaker at Tues- day night's Lions club meeting at 7 o'clock at the Woman's club. Hendrick is a former Kings Mountain city clerk and treasurer. Lion Bob Haden has arranged the program. ‘Apartment Start Two Weeks Away | heavy Davis, se Anchor Edwin turer of Corporation firm hoped to be of a 12-unit apartment house here within two wecks. The firm has contracted to Tetary-treas Development Wednesday his gin construction aid , said pur the lot 6 Dr. John C. { Met at 303 W. Gold S t The city board of last week amended the ci ng ordinance to permit con n of the three - story The Anchor firm rad struc n buildinz. i previously envisioned two 12-un | apart: 3, but zoning limita: | tions did not permit, d th Mr, Davis 1e apartment | house w present an invest ment te use of about $105,000 and {will tain one and two-bed- | roy WO | The kitchen will be furnished | with ref: ‘ator and range. The {apartments will ze air-condition- ed and centrally heated. Tax Discounts ‘Available Now City are rey and county tax collectors vinding all citizens that { ad valorem tax bills paid in Au- { gust qualify for the full two per- | cent discount. City Collector Joe McDaniel, {Jr., said 1965 tax notices will be in the mails by the weekend. {County Collector Robert ‘said county ber 4 [by the { for all county posted by Township will be mailed citizens will mid-month. | The law specifies a two { cent discount during August. discount: drops to one percent in | September and to one-half {percent in October. exceptional | and | ‘Moss To Name Committees Mayor John announced down:own | tee Henry Moss, appointment of a improvement commit- Wednesday, said he three 2ddidonal committees next weel “important’ He expects to appoint dustry committee, to industry and aid existing industry, and a job op- portunity committee. Another committee he will ap- point, to work both on the local and county level, is a human re- | lations committee. Chaplain Jordan To Fort Bragg Chaplain (Lt, Col.) gg R. Jordan, minister of ( ‘entral Meth. odist church, {by the War Department to Fort seek new | Bragg for 15 days of active duty training with the United States Army. Chaplain Jordan will tached to the office of the Post Chaplain. He will leave Kings Mountain on August 3rd and re- turn on the 18th. Guest minister for Sunday, Au- gust Sth, and Sunday, August | 15th, will be The Rev. R. M. Hauss of Shelby, a retired mem- ber of the Western Carolina Con- ference. Mr. Hauss is well-known {to the members of Central Meth- | Battle of Gidney | tax notices for Num- weekend and that notices | be | per- { The one | from one | paying | | who | would | mayoral He terme d the responsibilities | © | expansion of has been ordered | be at | Pages Today brs. tnt Seventy- Sixth Year PRICE TEN CENT Committee To Update Uptown Is Appointed By Mayor Moss West Overload, P-G Underload Still Problem Public request of the Mountain board of education for volunteers from West thus far met with no response. At the moment, 125 pupils have indicated preference to attend Park Grace, a number the board of education regards as sub-mar- ginal for proper operation of the Park Grace building. While per capita cost is a con sideration, Superintendent B. N. Barnes says a major volved is requirement incidence of grade instruction. The alternative is to close Park Grace and to assign the 125 pupils 0 other schools in the sys- tem. Meantime, tentiaily o West remains po- over-loaded, with 37 grades (15 J for the $ in various first) too many grade school, Only one first pated, and through six, the grade is antici- two grades, two at West. Mountaineer Day To Be Directors of the Kings tain Merchants Association and | representatives of all Kings | Mountain civic clubs will meet | Friday night at JT p.m. at City ii He Tran WIT HER Su Mayor John Henry Moss will also meet with the group and plans will be made for the an-| nual Mountaineer Day promo- tion to be held this October, As- sociation President Bill Brown said. Mr. Brown said that all inter- ested citizens are invited to at- | tend. The Mountaineer Day trade promotion is held during the week of October 7th to commem- orate the Revolutionary War Kings Mountain, Clearview Sells Building Bonds Grover's church is issuing $25,900 in bor to build an addition to provide more educational building The bonds are issued in de- nominations of $100, $250, $500 and $1000 for perio varying to 14's years. Wacho- via Bank & Trust agent, The church contemplates an addition of 70 x 20 feet of brick | construc tion. Formed in March 1959, church occupied its present build- the following October. It has l grown fram 12 to 94 members. Rudolph N. | Lemmons and Frank E. an in- | Pastor is Rev. Rice is treasurer, Matt Howell Church Financing Company, ville, is assisting the [selling its bonds. | Driver's Ed Class Starts On Monday Twenty students have en- rolled in a driver's education class which gets underway Monday morning at 7:30 at Kings Mountain high school, Supt. B. N. Barnes said this week. Supt. Barnes said that other interested students, under 18, who wish to enroll should ap- ply at his office. The first week will be devot- ed to classwork six hours per church in day through Friday, Mr. Barnes noted. Under-the-wheel instruction will follow. Privilege License ‘Sales At $4651.25 City privilege license purchases through Tuesday totaled $4851.25, City Clerk Joe McDaniel report: ed. A budgeted revenue jtem at |odist church. He has been active | $5600, it appeared majority of {in the civic life of Cleveland | Kings Mountain business firms {County and has served Methodist | and others doing business here churches in and around | for many years. | “Mr. Hauss is one of our out- standing preachers, and we are the woman's mother said Hen- | pleased to welcome him to Kings [ter July of five percent Mountain,” Mr. Jordan said, Shelby | purchased annual privilege li- censes in advance of Monday's penalty date, Penalty for late purchase af- per month applies. Kings school to | attend pupil-shy Park Grace has | Moun- | space. | Company is | of Waynes: | APPLICATION FOR CHARTER MEMBERSHIP CLEVELAND COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY Date 0000 vee, Please enroll me as a member of the Cleveland County Patron $100 Life (individual) ..$ 25 . Annual (NAME | ADDRESS CITY Make checks payable to: Cleveland County Mrs. Pansy Fetzer, factor in- | for a| canbination | Seeking Speaker Invited r October 7 A national governmental fig- ure is being invited to make an address here on October 7, an- niversary of the Battle of Kings Mountain, Mayor John Henry Moss said Wednesday. i He declined {lo idéntify the i personage but said he hopes to have an announcement in the {| near future. { Mayor Moss anticipates a parade here would honor the guest and that he would make an address at Kings Mountain National Military park. Gaston McGills To Meet Sunday Annual reunion of the McGills of Gaston, descendants of John Thomas McGill, will be held at Bethel Church Arbor on the St. Luke's church road five miles | north of Kings Mountain Sunday | afternoon at 5:39. Rev, Robert Haden, of Trinity Episcopal minister church of clan, and reports will be given by Miss Willie McGill, keeper of | vital statistics, and Mrs. Dorothy Wolfe Lynn, secretary-treasurer. Officers for the coming | will be elected. | Picnic dinner will be served | following the program. the | Police Crack Down On Speeders: Chief Paul Sanders said Wednesday morning that | the department's new speed watch has arrived, so fast | drivers had better slow down. The chief also stated that the law is “cracking down” on vio- | lators of the muffler laws. Police Chief “If you have loud or any type of improper muffler, you'd better replace it with a proper one,” the chief reminded mo- | | { | | torists. Box 1167, Kings Mountain will address the | year | Historical Society in the classification checked below: __Institutional ..... $25 Sustaining ....... $ 5 iced $1 vanes STATE PEE Historical Society Shelby, N. C. Historical Grou Members ~ Mrs. Mauney Membership Leader Here Documents seeking incorpora- tion as a non-profit corporation have been mailed to Secretary of State Thad Etre by officers of the Cleveland County Historical Society. J. R. Davis, of Kings Moun- tain, was chairman of the char- {ter committee. | Society President James P. Al- len of Shelby and Vice President David Beam of Lawndale and O. P. Hamrick of Boiling Springs are listed as initial incorpora- tors. Forms seeking tax exempt sta- tus for the society also have been filed with the Internal Rev- | enue Service, Horace Grigg, chairman of the | society's membership committee, reports that his group is prepar ling for an intensive membership campaign. Additional charter membership [cards have been printed and | Grigg plans to have members of | his committee and others solicit | memberships at civic club meet- ings and other gatherings | throughout the county. In Kings Mountain, Mrs. Au- {brey Mauney is membership | chairman. The society now has approxi mately 130 members. | Printed in connection with this {article is a charter membership application blank of the type be- ing used by Grigg and members of his committee. Persons inter- ested in joining the Cleveland County Historical Society may {do so merely by completing the | accompanying form and mailing it to Mrs. Pansy Fetzer, P. O. | Box 1167, Shelby. Mrs. Fetzer is | the society's treasurer, Membership blanks carry five | different membership categor- lies: patron, life, institutionel, (sustaining and annual, the latter | being the one stressed so far. | These categories are common to | most historical groups in this and other states. Continued On Page 6 ‘Trucker Jim White Escapes Injury In Virginia Wreck Fatal To Six A Kings Mountain truck driv- for Craftspun Yarns BVD | | Division Jimmy White of 304 | | Silver street —escaped serious in- {jury Sunday afternoon in a three-vehicle smash-up on rain. | soaked U.S. 301 near | Green, Va., which cost six lives. { Five of the victims, all groes from Concord, were re ported dead at the scene, and a | sixth died shortly after the res | cue squad arrived The surviving | | child, a 20-month old girl, | hospitalized in Mary Washing- ton hospital in Fredricksburg. | She was reported in satisfactory condition. The accident took place about one-quarter mile north of Bowl: was Pecan Shoppe. Clay Pope, man. ager of the shop, said he saw the laccident and called the rescue squad, He said the car carrying Bowling | Ne- | ing Green in front of Stuckey’s | the victims was northbound and was attempting to turn into Stuckey’'s when struck from the | rear by a U. S. Anmy pickup (truck, knocked across the high- |way into the path of White's south-bound tractor-trailer. Pope {said the tractor-trailer struck | the car in the right side, knock- ling it some 35 feet. White's truck | swerved to the left side of the {highway into a yard, uprooted shrubs and plowed into a house, knocking off a front porch. Investigating officers reported that the driver of the Army ve- hicle said his brakes locked. The victims were identified as John C. Clyburn, 43, of Concord; Mrs. Eva C, Jamison, 49, of Con- cord; Mrs. Annie Bell Barnes, 30, { Beverly Ann Barnes, nine; Don- na Lynn Barnes, age five; and [Fenty Eugene Barnes, age 10, all of Lexington Park, Md, i { | ness | cities and make recommenda- | tions concerning Kings Moun- | tain's specific problems. | W. S. Fulton, Jr., | don, Paul McGinnis, Lewis Del- | linger, Haywood E. Lynch, George 16 Of 20 Named: | Committee | Meets Thursday Mayor John Henry Moss has named 16 of 20 members to a mayoral committee on downtown improvements. The committee will convene for | the first time Thursday night at | 7:45 at City Hall courtroom, when | Charles Sellers and Jerry Turner, | of the planning committee, State | Department of Conservation and | Development will outline busi- district planning by other Mayor Moss said he would ! name a chairman of the commit- | tee Thursday and the other members when they have con- firmed acceptance. Named to the committee are Clyde Whetstine, Charles E. Dix- on, J. O. Plonk, Jr, Bill Brown, William Hern- B. Thomasson, B. S. Peeler, Jr, Carl F. Mauney, Charles Blanton, Elmore Alexander, Dan Finger, and Ben H. Bridges. “The work of this committee should be very important to the | future welfare of Kings Moun- tain,” Mayor Moss said. “There are particularly impor. tant areas in which the commit- (tee will be interested, among ‘them appearance and facilities |of business buildings, parking accommodations, and traffic flow. “1All of the appointees to date have assured me both of their willingness to serve and of much interest in the work of the com- mittee,” Mayor Moss concluded. Local News Bulletins FREE TAXI SERVICE Kings Mountain taxi cabs will furnish free transportation to and from the blood bank Monday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kings Mountain Baptist church, blood program chair- man W. Skellie Hunt said this week. Citizens desiring trans- portation should call any of the companies listed in the telephone directory. LEGION MEETING Scott Cloninger and Phillip Bunch, Kings Mountain repre- sentatives to annual Boys State, will report on the event at the Friday night meeting of Otis D. Green Post 155, Ameri- can Legion, at 8 o'clock. Boys State is co-sponsored by the American Legion and Institute of Government, and met this year at Wake Forest college, BAND ORGANIZED A new rock-n-roll band, “The Martians”, is being organized in Kings Mountain by Roger Stewart, Rick Hale, Ronnie Shorts and Bill Hale. Instru- ments are on order, a member of the group reported. HOYLE REUNION The Peter and Noah Hoyle Clans will gather for their 73rd annual reunion Saturday, August 14th, at Kadesh church near Belwood. A picnic lunch will be Spread. KIWANIS PICNIC Kings Mountain Kiwanians will gather for a picnic Thurs- day at 7 pm. at El Bethel Methodist church. Women of the church will serve the meal to Kiwanians and their fami. lies. SPEAKER Dr. Robert D. Fridley, minis- ter of High Street Methodist church of Franklin, Va. will fill the pulpit at Sunday serv- ices at 11 a.m. at First Presby- terian church, using the ser- mon topic, “The Dem ands of the Gospel.” Rev. Fridley has been a house-guest of Dr. and Mrs. Ausley since Wednesday,

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