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The Kings Mountain herald. (Kings Mountain, N.C.) 18??-1974, November 11, 1965, Image 1

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VALUE ar PS VALUE sana. a Whe laden cere Population Greater Kings Mountain City Limits This tigure for Greater Kings Mountain \s derived from the 1955 Kings Mountain city directory census, The city limits tigure is froin the United States census of 1960. 10,320 8,008 be Kings Mountain's Reliable Newspaper Pages Today VoL. 76 No. 45 45 Established 1889 Burned Janitor Ia Poor Condition George Starr RESIGNS — Rev. L, Rames, pastor of First Baptist church, has resigned to accept the pas- tciate of James Island Baptist church in Charleston, S. C. Baptist Pastor Raines Resigns Rev. B. L. Raines, pastor of First Baptist church since Junc 19539, will become pastor oi James Island Baptist church oi Charleston, S. C. on Decembe: | bth. Mr. Raines announced his re <ignation to members of the 515 me.xrber church here at Sunday | services. The Raines’ came to King: Mountain June 1, 1959 anc cround was broken the following Sunday for the building of the new church on West King street : was ocgupied ir he building ily, 1960 ‘with educational spact | or 660 and a church chapel at commodating 450. The church has grown from 444 members in 1959 to 515, employed a full-time music education director in 1961 has completely graded choirs for all ages; and a Kindergarten with a staff of three and an en- rolirent of 41, operated simul taneously with the school year During the past year First Bap tist church operated under ¢ budget of $58,252 and met all it: financial obligations. A graduate of Long Creek Baptist Academy of Westmins ter, S. C., Mr. Raines holds an A.B. from Furman Universit a and was a of the first | ~hurch of Cherryville, is class in 1954 at Scuth | ‘Deaker. Mr. Carter is a nativ He | Alabame | "ated at the Stephens Count castern Baptist Seminary. did graduate work at Polytechnic Institute, versity and attended leans Seminary. Before called to the ministry | Duke Uni New Or he served for five years on the | "oming to North Carolina. 'n school’ faculty of Long reck Baptist Academy and that period. He has served pas torates in Laurens, Waccamaw Association in South Carclina 1953.59 pastor of Rocky Hock Baptist church in Chowan Association in Edenton, at one time the larges’ vo pastor's conferences, on sev- eral Baptist State Convention | committees and has been active in the Kings Mountain Minister- ial Association, Mrs. Raines is a native of An- | derson, S. C, 4 N. Barnes early last Thursday | { flames, ran out the back of the | Joe Woodward, | «endance officer, who | | ! | » Kentucky Colonel by Governo corved as dean of boys during | 3ert Combs and in 1963 he war Saluda and | of the Year”. He is married anc was | ural Baptist church in the state. | has served as president of | terson Grove and the goal has | and holds an A.B. | janitor, remains condition after sutfering seveie fluid, fire flashed out sadly Bumed In Flash Fire George Starr, Central school in very poor ourns in a fiash fire at the of- ce of schools Superintendent B. PROMOTED — Richard K. Mc- Mackin, Kings Mountain na- tive, has been promoted to as- sistant secretary of Wachovia Bank & Trust Company of Winston ‘Sglem. ATLA. Starr, in the office for routine cleaning duties, noticed that a Zrate nre started earlier by Merle Scism (ppeared to be going out. He ound some duplicator fluid, vnich he thought to be kerosene i the neighboring office. When ae doused the embers with the igniting Dick McMackin Wins Promotion Richard K. -McMackin, Kings Viountain native, has been elect. od assistant secretary of Wa. ‘hovia Bank and Trust Company of Winston-Salem Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. L, Mec- Mackin, Mr. McMackin is super- 7isor of accounting and servicing n the mortgage loan department. Starr's clothes, Starr, seeking to put out the Lanting, where he was met by schools at tore’ off Starr's burning clothes. Wood- ward put his own coat arounc Sar an rushed him to the| with Wachovia since : * i 960, he was a senior accountant When Miss Alice Averitt C ng depart: ‘eaching consultant, arrived : nh the general accounting dep nent and a supervising examin- r in the audit department before oining the mortgage loan de- »artment earlier this year. He is a graduate of Lenoir thyne college and a memler of the Winston-Salem Chamber of ‘ommerce and the official board f Ardmore Methodist church, He and his wife, the former Anne Dilling of Kings Mountain, sside with their family in Wins: few minutes later, she found the oor and of Barnes’ office burn- .ng and teat out the fire with ¢ ypewriter cover. Starr suffered severe burns a »out the eyes, mouth, legs, arm nd stomach, Dr. Frank Sincox, one of jtarr’s attending physicians Wednesday said Starr is in poo ~ondition, adding “as is typics for a patient so severely burn 1 Fire damage to the superinter on-Salem. ~ent’s office was minor in com with scaled” paiht. anc smoke damage in addition to th burned floor and desk. Wocdward was given first aid “~eatment at the hospital fo hand burns, Patterson Grove Revival Started Revival services are in pre ‘ress at Patterson Grove Bar ist church, Rev. Richard Plyle nastor, has announced. Rev, Charles Carter, pastor o’ ‘he 1350 member First Baptis Promotions and advancements vere anfiounced by John*E. Wat- ngton, Jr., president, following ae quarterly meeting of the .ank’s board of directors. Allen 's Improving The condition of George W, Al- an, Jr., formerly of Kings Tountain, was reported “much mproved” Wednesday by his fa- her-in-law, L. P. Stowe. Mr. Allen underwent an oper- tion for removal of a brain tu- 1or and remains hospitalized at ‘hospital in New “ork. Mr. Stowe says he is able o be out of bed some and can se the telephone He is under ‘'oing treatment and will be hos- iitalized for somtime. Mrs. Stowe, in Huntsville, Long ‘sland, since her son-in-law's yperation, is expected to return ome Monday. Mrs. Allen is the ‘ormer Betsy Stowe. Firemen Plan Benefit Saturday Bethlehem Volunteer Fire De- partment will sponsor a barbecue chicken supper for benefit of the club building fund, Saturday from 5 until 7:30 p.m. att the depart- ment headquarters in the Bethle- hem community. Tickets are now on sale at $1.50. Members of the Auxiliary to Toccoa. Georgia and was edr | nigh school, Mercer Universit nd Southern Baptist Theolog® “al Seminary He held pastorate: ‘n Georgia and Kentucky befor In 1963 he was commissiones | Whitesburg's, Kentucky, “Mar the father of two children. The services are nightly at ” Mr, Carter will bring thr messages nightly through Satur- ay. Sunday is Harvest Day at Pat | been set at $2,100. The congregation hopes to go lover the $25,000 mark for their building fund and the public is | invited to the services, the pas- tor continued, TO MEETING degree from Winthrop college. The Raines are parents of four High School Principal Harry children, Margaret, Karen, Hen- | { | Jaynes and Central Principal R. G. Franklin were in Asheville November 3 and 4 to attend the annual meeting of state school ry and Broadus, Addresses of Those principals. the Department will also sell homemade cakes, pies, and other baked goods and those furnish- ing the goodies are asked to bring them to the department building prior to 5 p.m. Overseas Wanted For several weeks the Ro- tary Club has been seeking the names and addresses of men from the Kings Mountain area who are serving overseas as- signments in the armed forces or in the peace corps. “To date, they have 24 names of those serving in this capac- ity. In the wake of adverse criticisms and demonstrations, the of the Club want these people who are serving in the cause of world freedom to know that thy are supporting them in their efforts,” club spokesmen pmmented. Those who know of others who are serving in this capaci ty, should give their names and addresses within the next week to D. R Smith, 701 Marion Street, 739-2212; Robert H, Go- forth, 305 West Gold Street, Ch 2967; The Rev. Charles W. Easley, 200 North Piedmont Highway De Mayor John Henry Moss told the board of commissioners Tuesday night he had asked the Traffic Engineering department of the State Highway commission to re-survey traffic on U. S, 74 through Kings Mountain with aim to speed traffic flow, Mayor Moss said the traffic engineering department had rec- ommended changing length of traffic signal lights from 40 sec- onds to 60 seconds, which had brought complaints from some citizens who feel the change proved detrimental to traffic flow. The Mayor said he had also asked the state officials to con- sider marking of left turn lanes on King street. Avenue, 7395113; The Rev. The state officials have agreed Howard R. Jordan, P. O, Box [to conduct the survey, he added. 47, 139-2471, Meantime, he reported that the partment To Re-Survey US 74 Trafticc Aim Better Flow division engineer, W. W. Wyke has forwarded to the traffic en- gineering department the city's recent request for installation of a traffic signal light at the in- tersection of Country Club road and W. King street. (Country Club road now connects directly with Phifer road.) Meantime, Tuesday night, on receipt of a petition by 53 citi- zens for installation of a traffic signal light at the corner of Ori- ental avenue and East King, the commission’ voted to réfer this request to the state traffic engi- neering department, Meantime, the Mayor reported a study, with commission ap- proval, is underway to determine means of improving traffic safe- ty at all the five in- -city school plants. Kings Mountain, N. C., Thursday, November 11, 1965 Seventy-Sixth Year PRICE TEN Instruments Valued At $450 Are Stolen ‘Two, Central Elementary stu- dents are without their band in- struments and are in hock $450 if the brand new cornet and E- Jat ‘alto saxophone are not found, City Schools Band Instruc- tor Joe Hedden said yesterday. The instruments, rented by Steve Laney and Buddy Horn, were stolen from a closet in Miss Odessa Black's classroom sofne- time Tuesday evening. The cul- prits apparently opened a win- dow on the ground floor to gain entrance. to the second floor room. Ransacking the closet, they threw coats, and other items from it, apparently smoked two filter-tip cigarettes by lighting one match - before leaving, Mr, Hedden said. They did not take one brand new saxophone which was also in: the: room. ‘Buddy Horn's King Cornét is a Cleveland model with Serial No. 170245. Steve Laney’s E-Flat Alto Sax is also‘a Cleveland model with Serial No. 171079. They are both gold-lacquered’ and new. Thé horn is valued at $150 and the saxophone is valued at $300. Bands instruments are not in- sured by the schools. Mr. Hedden said persons with any information about the whereabouts of the instruments are asked to contact him or Cen- tral Principal R, G. Franklin. Craftspun Y Yams Asks Re-zoning "The city vored Tuesday hs to conduct.a on | OF lic hearing on Novémber 23 on a request by Craft$pua Yarns, Inc, to rezone from residential to in- dustrial use gnation two lots on Linwood; d. The lots, Nos. 106 A and 106 B, front 75.feet on Linwood road, average 201 feet in depth, and are adjacent to Craftspun prop- erty. ¢ The zoning board has recom- mended that the Craftspun re- quest be approved. In other actions at the regular November meeting; the board: 1) Voted to lease for a year the City street vacant property of George W. Mauney for equip- ment storage at $25 per month (The Mauney property is across the street from the city garage.) 2) Voted to invite bids on No: vember 23 for a motor grader and car for the police department Bids on the motor grader are in- vited with consideration for trade-in, while the police car purchase is to be outright. 3) Voted to accept a deed from W. K. Mauney, Jr, for Ruppe Street, a 50-foot street from East Gold to Owens street. KMHS Chorus To Sing Operett: The Kings Mountain hig! school Mixed Chorus will pre sent the operetta, “Cherrie o Cherokee Road”, next Thursday evening, November 18th, in Cen tral Auditorium. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. A cast of 10 will portray ir song and dance the story of ¢ young girl trying to find he way home. Teresa Jolly has the title role of Cherrie and Jerr: Ledford has the lead male rok of Alan O'Day, young owner of Feudal Rock Ranch. Supporting roles are played by Gaither Bum gardner, Freda Conner, Libby Alexander, Reg Alexander, Bec- ky Dixon, Ronnie Burton, Paul Farris and Harry Fortenberry. Tickets are on sale at $1 for adults and 50 cents for students. Leaf-Gathering Machine In Use The city put its new leaf: gathering machine into opera- tion this week. Mayor John Henry Moss said the city sanitation depart: ment will use the suction-type machine to gather leaves on Tuesdays, Fridays and Satur- days. He asked that citizens pile their leaves in the curb area. Superintendent of Public Works Grady Yelton said Wed: nesday's rain proved no bar to leaf: collection. - STUDENTS LEARN BRICK. LAYING — No less than 2% students Kings Mountain ‘high school, Brick-laying is a new course in vocational education being offered this year at both ‘Kings Mountain and Compact high schools. The picture shows class members getting. instruction in the course taught by James Poston. Other “elude. ture and héme economics. Combination school and in the distributive education and industrial cooperative training Stadium Architects Given Go-Ahead = Board Approves Cost-Paring, Inviting Bids Architect - engineers for the projected John Gamble Stadium att Kings Mountain high school | were authorized Tuesday to com- | plete revision of plans designed | to pare construction costs and to | invite bids as quickly as possible. Carl F, Mauney and Charles | Neisler, co-chairmen of the stadi- um fund - raising committee, met | with members of the board of | education, school officials and | representatives of the architec- | tural firm, F. Grier Morrison & | Associates, of Charlotte, at lunch | Tuesday. | The Morrison representative | outlined a plan whereby the ac- | queduct designed to contain the stream flowing through the pro- | posed stadium site would be re- | designed—with what he thought | would result in a 50 per cent sav- [ing on this particular installa. | tion. Meantime, the board of educa- tion also authorized invitation to bid in several categories, includ- ing grading and drainage, stadi- um seating, and electrical and plumbing. When bids were invited last spring, only one or “turnkey” bid | was asked. Result was that the vocational education courses in- iin 3 ores val oy approxi- n-the. : mate ,000, some ,000 over hg training is provided | the $80,000 contributions sought for constructing a 4,000-seat stae dium Meantime, are learning brick masonry at contributions and have topped $83,000, | reported ICT Aids Student, Employer; = % 16T Students Learned Trades, Eamed $20,000 Aim of : vocational education, .n Kings Mountain high schoo: and elsewhere, is to provide training in skills to above aver- age boys and girls who do not plan to go to college. This is the statement of Fred Withers, in an address a. the ings Mountain Lions club Tues day night. Mr. Withers is coordinator of Kings Mountain high school’s in iustrial cooperative training yrogram, now in jts second year. Under the ICT program, a co perative venture between |i FoR RECN 3 ichool, student and business | pprSIDENT — Sandra Wright, firm, the school provides “bo0K | high school senior, has been nstruction”, via general and| president of the KMHS textbooks, while the stu- chapter of Vocational Industrial lent gets on-the-job training Club of America, The program and pay) from a part-time em- | jg in its second year here. oloyer, self an em- 1 consider myself VICA Program In Second Year | ‘loyee of my students’ employ- With the election of new offi- rs’ as well as of the schools,” cers, the Vocational Industrial | Mr. Withers noted. He noted that, nationally, on Club of America (VICA) is now in its second year at Kings 'y 649 first grade enrollees are sxpected to finish college. Mr. Withers reported fivst- rear results as quite good, with 1lmost all of last year's class wt out-of-school as gainfully | Mountain high school. smployed in the course for which | hey trained. He also added that | ‘he 25 enrollees earned $20,000 Cooperative Training (L.C.T.) | ult ducation Promote Adult Education | The club officers for Industrial chanics, practical nursing, Caravan Calls Here The “Operation Buddy" Vet. erans of World War I Auto Car- | avan, en route Manteo to Mur- | phy, called at the Kings Moun- jan Herald office Tuesday morn- Questionnaries T'o Be Distribut I ding the caravan were | a Swindell, of Elizabeth | Cit tate commander, and Ray- The three county school dis- | mond’ W- Jeffreys, pi Raleigh, tricts are distributing via school | chief.of-staff and ast state com- children to their parents 25,000 | | mander. pas juestionnaires designed to sur- They were greeted by Mayor vey demand for adult education | john Henry Moss, Board of Edu- in Cleveland County. | cation Chairman George H. Shelby’s chapter of American | Mauney and Editor Martin Har- Association of University Wom- | mon. an are promoting the survey in| Accompanying the leaders were order to aid the Cleveland In- |a group of members from Gas- dustrial Education Center, Mrs. | tonia Barracks 621. Lester Roark said Wednesday. | Commander Swindell said She noted that courses will be | principal purpose of the World offered in Kings Mountain where | War I veterans organization is enrollment is sufficient and fa- { legislative — particularly in re- | cilities. (Currently underway |grads to veterans pensions and | pere is a class in commercial | veterans’ hospital services. | floral arrangements.) | The Manteo-to-Murphy cara- Mrs. Roark noted that adult | van was designed as a member- education courses are offered in |ship promotion and has the en- { both academics and trades. | dorsement of Governor Dan K. General education courses be- | Moore. ing offered range from food dol-| Gastonians accompanying the lar management, to conversa- | caravan were Commander E. I. | tional Spanish, and elementary |Coffey, Adjutant Hoke J. Han- | reading, writing and arithmetic. |na, Quartermaster Leland Alex- | Other courses are immediately |ander, Dr. A. A. Heh, member. | available in speed reading, pho- | ship chairman, and J_S. Hager tography, art, landscaping ang in preparation of income tax re- State Adjutant Jeffries noted turns, the organization membership | Trade courses are divided into | card has on its reverse side, “We | long-term (one year), such as|support U. S. policy in Viet | architectural drafting, auto me- |Nam"”-—also emblazoned on the and | caravan car chauffeured by Mrs. { welding, and short term, such as | Jefferies. of slide rule, brick-laying, | ‘n pay. He said there are 28 enrollees this year, noting, “We need more lacements.” Mr. Withers declared ICT can nclude virtually any skill. He said ICT, along with distri- Sutive education (25 students surrently) brick masonty, agri- sulture and home economics rep- resent the present offering of vocational education in the Kings Mountain schools. Lions Launch Fruit Cake Sale The Kings Mountain Lions ~lub launched its annual fruit ~ake sale for benefit of the blind Wednesday. The club js again offering the nopular Claxton three - pound cake for $3. Both light and dark cakes are available. Proceeds from the sale are used by the Lions to aid the blind and also those with sight deficiencies. Gene Timms and Howard Bry- ant are co-chairmen of the an- nual cake sale, Other members of the commit- tee are Edwin Moore, George Di aco, and Wairen Burgess, | Wayne Odell, ing”, window exhibits, in radio pro- |Evans’ grams via Station WKMT, and | special music under direction of in school assembly programs. In addition, open house for friends. dinator for Health Careers Hos: pital District II, will be featured speaker at Thursday (tonight's) are: Sandra Wright, president; |use Phillip Russ, vice . president; { small engines, power sewing and second vice-presi- | waitress service. dent; Larry Bumgardner, secre A so-called learning lab, for tary; Ann Putnam, treasurer; high school dropouts who wish and Ken Wilson, editor (report- | to complete work for high sch hol er). | diplomas, will open this week, The club officers for the brick: | Classes will be offered morning laying department are: Mike | | afternoons and evenings. : Winders, president; Phillip | Request is made that the ques- Wright, vice - president; Bill |tionnaires be completed and re- Weaver, second vice-president; | turned quickly. Mrs, Roark said Johnny Parker and Harold Far- lit is anticipated that registration Continued On Page 8 Continued On Page 8 Many Events At Schools Emphasize Annual American Education Week Numerous events this week in jBethware school P-TA meeting the schools of the Kings Moun. at 7:30 in Bethware auditorium. tain district are calling attention |She will show an eight-minute to the nation-wide observance of | film to highlight her remarks. American Education Week. Grady Howard, Kings Mountain The theme, “Invest In Learn- | hospital administrator, will pre- is being featured in store | sent Miss Dinguess and E. J. sixth grade will render Mrs. W. K. Crook. Rev, are holding | Plyler, P-TA president, invites parents and all members and parents of Bethware students to attend, West school P-TA is sponsor- ing a big barbecue from 11 a.m. ; Continued On Page 8 Richard schools Miss Lorayne Dinguess, co-or- Stores To Close On Two Holidays Kings Mountain retailers will close Thursday, Nov. 25th, Thanksgiving Day, and Satur- day, December 25th, Christmas Day, the merchant board of di- rectors voted Tuesday at the regular monthly meeting of the association. Announcement will be forth- coming on store closing sched- ules prior to Christmas as well as announcement of whether stores will take a New Year’s Day holiday. Faille To Speak At Oak View Rev, Bobby Faille, missionary to British West Indies, will be guest speaker at both the morn- ing and evening services Sunday at Oak View Baptist church. Mr, Faille will fill the pulpit at the 11 a.m. worship hour and at the 7 p.m. evening service, Rev. Curtis Bundy, pastor, said. “We invite the interested community to hear this man of God,” Mr. Bundy continueds ~

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