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The Kings Mountain herald. (Kings Mountain, N.C.) 18??-1974, November 04, 1965, Image 1

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Vid ALUN PS ~— ¢ oe VALUE << APS PS Wied nc Population Greater Kings Mountain Limits s figure for Greater Kings Mountain 's derived from Be 1955 Xing Mountain city directory Umits figure from the United States census of 1960. 10,320 8,008 census. The city = Kings Mountain's Reliable Newspaper VOL. 76 No. 44 Established 1889 Kings | Mountain, N. C. Thursday, November 4, 1965 16 Pages Today bv Year PRICE TEN CENT! New Branch Bank Will Open Here Within 60 Days Voters OK Road Light Voting In Referendum On Tuesday Less than 500 No, 4 Township ers at the polls Tuesday fol- ed a county and state-wide trend in overwhelmingly approv ing a $300 million road bond is sue and a constitutional amend- ment to create an appeals court system. Total vote cast at the area's four voting precintcs was 416. The light trickle of votes cast in the referendum was seen all over the state, although the is sues were approved by 3-1 mar- gin. It required onty about 10-15 minutes to tally the results at the four Kings Mountain boxes where bicgest turnout of voters was at the West Kings Mountain box where 144 voters approved the road bonds, 36 voted against. At the West box. Ler Ware war an early bird voter and Mrs. W G. Grantham voted last. J. D. Jones, of the Bethware registrar, was first to vote at the Bethware precinct and W. F. Stone was last, Via a new registration here in 1964, majority of Kings Moun tain area voters were registered. However, only three new voters were registered during the weeks the books were opened prior tc election day. In Tuesday's citizens decided: 1) that the state shall issue $300 million in road construction nds and retain per llon gasoline tax to amortizé hem, and 2) the state constitution shall be amended to provide for estab: lishment of an appeals court sys- tem. Under the - division formula Kings Mountain will be allocated $314.000 for expenditure on in city streets in the state highway system. Meantime, Cleveland County will be allocated $1 092, 700 for improving and pavin~ rural roads. Additionally, Kings Mountain and the county will be beneficiaries -or indirectly from the more than $8 million allocat ed the 12th division for primary highway construction. Neighboring Grover will be al- Jocated $21,000, Waco $10,000 anc Bessemer City, $157, S00. voting, Tar Heel Mrs. Harmon ‘Back From Music Clinic Mrs. Martin Harmon attended ihe Seventh State Convention of the North Carolina Music Teach- ers Association held at the school of Music of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro Monday, The features of Monday's ses: sion were the general business meeting and a clinic for piano teachers conducted by Robert Dumm, dean of the Boston Con- Boston, Mass. Local News Bulletins ttt BARBECUE West school P-TA will serve barbecue on November 13th from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and 5 until 8 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Tickets are $1.25 for adults, 75 cents for children, Homemade desserts will also be available. CRITICALLY ILL George W. Allen, Jr. for- merly of Kings Mountain and son-indJaw of Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Stowe, remains critically ill in Presbyterian hospital, New York, following removal of a brain tumor. Mrs, Stowe has gone to New York to be with the Allen family. LEGION DANCE Legionnaires, their wives and guests will dine and dance Sat- urday from 9 until 12/ p.m, at the American Legion Building, é ork road. The kitchen will be open from 5 p.m, Musiq will be 1 SPEAKER — Rev. Boyce Huff. stetler will be speaker for evangelistic services beginning Sunday at Grace Methodist church, Huffstetler To Lead Series Revival services will be held ning Sunday morning, November The guest preacher for the week will be Rev, Boyce Huff. stetler, pastor of East Marion Methodist church. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Huff. stetler of Kings Mountain. Services will begin each eve- ning at 7 o'clock. Special music will be featured. The pastor of Grace church is the Rev. J. Max Brandon, Jr, Society Taps Diane Roberts Diane Roberts, Kings Mountain senior at Appalachian State Teacher's college, has been tap- ped for membership in the Ver- nician Society for 1965-66. The major projects of the So- ciety are sponsoring a program quarterly at Grandfather Home {in Banner Elk, a Homecoming | float or project, and giving a | May Day tea for the court and their guests, provided by Tiny Jackson & Orchestra. {abilities and aptitudes. | the programs being used in the at Grace Methodist church begin | Kings Mountain city schools will Week's Events Begin Sunday; Open House Set The week November 7-13 will ie observed throughcut the na- tion as American Educatioi Week. Kins Mountain schools have scheduled numerous events and are holding open house in observ ance of the national salute to thc Arerican education system. Richard Culyer, chairman of the local public relations com mittee of the NCEA, said the week-long program will be fea tured around the national theme “Invest In Learning”. He said the schools will be open to the public and special programs are scheduled. To implement the theme, Mr. Culyer said a series of radio talks has been scheduled over Radio Station WKMT. These talks, from five to 10 minutes long, deal with methods being used in local schools to assure each child an opportunity to de- velop according to his own needs, Many of be discussed, The various schools have also prepared window displays to in- dicate some area of emphasis in the local schools, The special programs will in- clude the following: West school P-TA barbecue on Saturday, Nov. 13th. East school open house. Assem"ly programs at North school by Grades 1-3 on Tuesday and 4-6 on Nov, 11th. Central Elementary school as- sembly program and visitation Continued On Page 8 AMERICAN EDUCATION WEEK OBSERVANCE SET — Special activities are planned in Kings Mountain schools next week during the national observance of American Education Week begin. ning Sunday. Events are slated each day. In the photograph above, Schools Supt. B, N. Barnes, left, Mayor John H. Moss and Richard Culyer, ch airman of the schocls public relations committee, { Campbell held Bonds, Amendment] | | | look over a proclamation which the mayor has signed designating the week November 7-13 as American Education Week which will the theme, “Investment In Learning.” Education Week Observance To Begin In Area Schools APPOINTED — Ronald Camp- | bell, A & T student, has been appointed a member of the Greensboro interracial council. He is son of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Campbell of Kings Moun- tain. Campbell Named By IR Council Marsh Ronald Campbell, Kings Mountain sophomore at A&T col- lege in Greensboro and son of Mr. and Mrs. M. i. Campbell, has been appointed a member of the Greens:ors interracial coun- | cil for the coming year. Purpose of the group is to pro mote good will throughout the | greater Greensboro area which includes the five colleges, the several churches, schools and community organizations. A political science numerous Continued On Page 8 { won: | major, | high | Miss. Roberts is daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene R. Roberts. No. 4 Township Tuesday Voting Results | | Road Bonds Appeals Court | conn Pay Aquinst For Agena | West Kings Mountain | 144 56. | 141 | | Bethware _ SE ay a Fas | | | Grover B07 1s | East Kings Mountain | 113 | 27 | 113 | 24 | TOTALS | wa | iw | ae | 100 | | Silica Plant Begins Operation On Grover Road high potash feldspar, of fc cf the Hen Hatches Eggs Of Light Blue Kinzs Mountain Silica, Inc., an issociate of Kings Mountain | ‘a Company, has begun oper- | ition of a 400-ton-per-day flota- ion plant adjacent to the M:s lant of Kings Mountain Mic o., Inc. on Grover road. The plant was built to recove silica sant | ind mica from the waste pro- lucts of the Moss plant, result | ar years of intensive marke nd process studies by the com th Carolina Minerals Rr search Laboratory at Ashevill onducted the research on ram oneficiation vroblems levelopment of the flotation pro laboratory also as: | n the design of the plant, The feldspar will be olor television tubes, gl ther ceramic products. The silica sand product will be of several grades and qualitie suitable for the foundry. | lass, container glass a snd build. | ing construction jes Kinzs Mountain Silica, 1 { so operates a plant to i products used by the brick 1{ tile industries. { Goins Named | To Who's Who William Anthony ( joins, Kings Mountain senior at Appalathian | | State Teacher's college in Boone, | has been named to Who's Whe Among Students In American | Universities and Colleges, ac- | cording to announcement by the | | publication which has headquar- { | ter 's in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Goins is the son Mrs. W. E. Goins of 602 Phenix | street. At Appalachian he has/| served as president of the Fel- | lowship of Christian Athletes, a | member of the Men's “A” club | and on the football and track! of Mr. and Thirty-one ASTC the Who, leaders at listing in of Wags campus were chosen for current edition | Vuletide Greetinas | To Go To Viet Nam, Sending Christmas greetings | to those serving their country | in Vietnam and other overseas installations was endorsed by the Rotary Club of Kings Mountain at their last meeting. The club wants to send each person from the Kings Moun tain area a Christmas greeting. These greetings will te an “ex- pression of gratitude and deep appreciation for their sacrifice and struggle for a free world.” In order to do this, they need the names and addresses of those who are serving in an | overseas assignment. | If someone in your family, or a neighbor, is serving over- seas, please contact one of the following: Devere R. Smith, 701 Maner Road, 739-2212; Rob- ert H. Goforth, 305 West Gold | Street, 739-2067; The Rev. Charles W, Easley, 200 North Piedmont Avenue, 739-5113; The Rev. 0. Howard R. Box 47, 739-2471. Jordan, P. Blle Easter eggs in November, | anyone? Tom Jackson, route 1, farmer has some, They're of small sembling a guinea egg, pale blue color, Mr. Jackson found them in his hen nests when he gathered eggs | this week. “Regular hen eggs” Grover, variety, re. | and of , he says. | First NEW BANK OFFICERS - Pictured above are officers of First. Citizens Bank & Trust Company which is establishing its 48th | brunch bank here within 60 days, opening in the Morrison Build- ing. From left to right, Frank B. Holding, vice-president; Robert P. Holding, Jr,. chairman of th e board; and Lewis P. Holding, president. The bank was founded by their late father, Robert P. Holding, Sr. 8“ Banking Business Was Family Affair ‘Held Monday SPEAKER — Rev. W. Emory Trainham, Jr. of Lenoir, will make the address at Friday's World Community Day service at First Presbyterian church, Community Day Rites Friday Rev. senior Baptist church since make the address at conmunity-wide World Commun- ity Day services at 3:45 p.m. at Presbyterian church. Trainham will use the top- Continued On Page Emery Trainham, Jr. minister of Lenoir's First 1961, will Mr. KM Soldier In Viet Nam Heads Christmas Cheer Pfe. Madison M. Hunter, Kings Mountain serviceman stationed! lin Viet Nam four months, has {written a letter to the Herald asking for help in making Christmas merrier for homeless children in Viet Nam. Further information may be | obtained by contacting the sol CHORUS HERE Lincoln high school chorus of Bessemer City will render a concert at Good Hope Presby- terian church on Cansler street Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. The program is sponsored by the youth organization of the church. Mrs. M. W. Wilson will direct the concert. |sistance to a committee | goal is to help a group of home- | dier’ s wife, Anne Hunter, at 739- | | 5053, Pfc. Hunter's letter reads: To Whom It May Concern: I have been asked to give as- whose less children have a bright Merry Christmas. If you arc familiar in Friday's | Sons Manage Bank Founded By Late Father sons of the late First-Citizens Bank and Trust Company of North Carolina, Robert P. Holding, Sr., direct a banking which began in April, 1929 with paid-in capital of $10,000. One of the business success stories of North Carolina is the steady rise of First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company, initially char. tered as the Bank of Smithfield. Robert P. Holding, Jr,, is chair- man of the 19-member board, Lewis R. Holding is president iand Frank B. Holding is vice- | president. In the first eight years under |the new administration the re- | sources of the bank increased by ! {more than $200,000,000. The | bank's expansion program con- | tinued, and added to the list of | communities served were a num- | ber in the Piedmont and western sections of the state, offering in- { dustrial balance to the agricul- tural base upon which First- Citizens has built and had pros- | pered. The founder of three The growth and tof the bank under the direction | i of the elder Mr. Holding, Sr., who died in 1957, was phenomenal. In | development area served the bank made its | Continue d On Page 8 Fund For Needy [any way with the economy in Southeast Asia, you will consider | with open hearts. I ask for your contribution to help these chil- dren in their early teens and younger in hope that they may enjoy and experience the sures that people of other of poe world enjoy. Used clothing, toys « | you may parts or anything think a child will like will be highly appreciated by | the soldiers in Viet Nam. We | | will pay for | This effort is for the various or- phanages in Hue, Viet Nam, Sincerely yours, Madison M, Hunter | porarily Company institution | plea- | shipping charges. | meen | First-Citizens Gets Approval ‘From FDIC First - Citizens Bank & Trust Company, headquartered in Smithfield, will become a bank- ing citizen of Kings Mountain { within 69 days, George H. Broad- | rick, vice-president of the Char- | lotte branch bank, said Wednes- day, Mr. Broadrick said approval of the operation here, the state's 48th branch bank of First-Citi- | zens, was confirmed Saturday by | the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation hoard of directors, | Washington, D. C. The bank will be located tem- in the D. M. Morrison Building, 131 W. Mountain St, Mr Broadrick said. “We are looking at several building sites now”, he added, “and anticipate our opening here | within 60 days depending on work requirerents on the build- ing.” Mr. Broadrick added that an announcement is forthcoming on the new branch bank’s per- | sonnel. Lewis R. Holding, president of First-Citizens, has stated that a | Kings Mountain branch would be a completely separate unit with its own officers and a full-serv- lice bank with 78 banking serv- ices. First-Citizens Bank and Trust is North Carolina's fourth largest banking institu- tion. The bank now serves 47 communities, including three mil- itary reservations, through a to- tal of 96 separate offices, First- Citizens serves both major North Carolina seaports, Morehead City and Wilmington There are approximately 1330 employees throughout the banking system, 235 of them officers. First-Citizens has assets of | $417 million. Largest of the #7 branches are at Raleigh and Charlotte, Its statement of con- dition as of October 13 showed | deposits of $405, 037,315.83; loans and discounts of $238,965,496.68; and total resourcest of $455,779, 899.90. Hope Rites Funeral rites for Winfred Hope, 43, were held Monday at 4 p.m. from Piedmont Baptist church, interment following in Mountain Rest cemetery, | Mr. Hope died at 2:30 am. Sunday at Kings Mountain hospi- tal following a heart attack. He was a native of Cleveland County, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Hope He was a member of Piedmont Baptist church, the Cleveland County Rescue Squad, and was a veteran of World War II. He was a graduate of North Carolina Vocational Textile | School. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Mrs, Mar- tha Foster Hope; a son, Dennis Hope, of Kings Mountain a | daughter, Miss Dottie Hope, of Kings Mountain; four sisters, Mrs. Ray Kimbrell, Mrs. Joe | Her figon, Mrs. Everett Grigg, all of Kings Mountain, and Miss | Zelda SE Hope, all of Charlotte; {six brothers, Bobby Hope, Don Hope, Jerry Hope, Jack Hope, | Steve Hope, Buster Hope, all of | Kings Mountain, and one grand- | child | Rev. C. C. Parker and Rev. | James Williams officiated at the final rites. Kiwanis Club Taps Bridges Glee E. Bridges, hardwareman, has been elected president of the Kings Mountain Kiwanis club for | the coming year. | He will succeed W, S. Fulton, { Jr, | A run-off election to name a second vice-president will be | held at Thursday night's regular | Kiwanis club meeting at 6: 15 at the Woman's club. There is a ! three-way race for this post be- | tween Bill H. Brown, R. G. Frank- |lin and Joe A. Neisler, Jr. Other new officers include Dan Finger, first vice-president; and | Donald W. Blanton, Harold Cog- gins, W. G. Grantham, Paul Ham, Hoyle D, McDaniel, Harry E. Page and Dr. Frank Sincox. { METHODIST TOPIC | tev, Howard R. Jordan's ser- mon topic Sunday morning at | Central Methodist church will be “When Faith Wavers.” us- ing the text from Mark 9:24

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