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

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, 1965 si Population . gs Pages Greater Kings Mountain 10,320 7 - A City Limits 8,008 [UW FRA BD 5 b of Toda Y he" 163) "Kings Siouniain city direciory census. The cy > or Ga a limits Hgure from the United States census of 1960. Kings Mountain's Reliable Newspaper Establisved 1889 Kings Mountain, N. C., Thursday, November 18, 1965 Seventy-Sixth Year PRICE TEN CENT First Union Acquires Herndon Lot | | | { Phillips Resi Service Station hep Property To Be Industrial Groep JOWNEOWN Uplift Group Fagin Chairmanship J i meres To Consider Incorporation ides: | nesday as chairman of the may- charge of Kings Mountain's First or's industrial development com- | Union National Bank, announc- mittee. . ed Wednesday acquisition of a Mr, Phillips, who recently ac- vo 5 : = y 88 C . -— | portion of the J. E. Herndon | cepted the chairmanship of th tt * | property on South Battleground MPS , Cleveland Community Actic ommi ee Cit 0s | avenue for construction of the mit e, a c wide un. Will M t : a new izanking house the bank an- | cpensored by the Cleveland As | i ep iz + {nounced several weeks ago it of Governmental Of : | would build. s, said, “I fcel 1 cannot d | Th property purchased by the Thursday i “o |. Hh” 3 i | jus e to both. Moss} | bank now is occupied by Ted Mayor John Henry Moss, | TS tv's. downt | | Gamble’s Shell Service and will | anncunciny Mr, Phillip’s sig le city's down ow 1 develop | abut the building occupied by ue i nation, said, 1 thank Mr. Phil sen wi conve he al | Blackmer & Company, B. F, Ma- . | lps for his servi as an effec 3 ha at T:30| 7 {ner Insurance Agency, and NGS ive Ad ene Fgetic eng o hursday night. Bridges Radio & T-V Service the industrial development com Asti : | ; feet ia lis i= = ory mtd Two principal items are on the | | The property fronts 100 Zee hts dec mn to resign. agenda, Chairman John O. Plonk, i Sl Salle ound. and is | his cisior sign. a 134 eet deep. For oF course” th Jr, has announced. p R VALLE 3D @: sponsor a dance for mem- PRESENTED NEW CAR — Charles E. Dixon, left, and W, G. Grantham, officials of Victory Chev- rolet in Kings Mountain, present Thomas J. McGraw, vice-president of Gardner-Webb College with the keys to a new Impala Chevrolet. The firm gave the college the car for use of the vice- president. In the background are, left to right, Dr. Eugene Poston, president of Gardner-Webb Col- lege; Charles Mauney, chairman of the success ful campaign by the college in the Kings Moun. tain area and Alexander Elmore, assistant vice. president of the First Union National Bank of Kings Mountain. r Local Now Floral Arranging Bulletins Class Completed 128 Complete |Leai-Goiherer | KM Training | Duy (Center Course “vacuum cleaner” is being put to near daily use “by popular | demand”, Mayor John Henry Twenty-eight Kings Mountain | Moss said Wednesday. ‘ 4 .irea citizens — 25 women and | The leaf-gathering machine Kings Mountain Woman's |; 0 hon — have completed a| makes comparatively short a [ 10-hour course in floral arrang- | A meeting of the board of di- {Ing conducted by he Kings | rectors will convene at 7 pm, | Mountain Training Center, work of the former chore of dumping large leaf-filled ham- Mrs. John A. Cheshire, presi- | Mrs. J. R. Thompson, of | dent, said. ! Grangeburg, S. C., conducted the | LEGION DANCE American Legion Post 155 ers and guests Saturday night from 9 until 12 p.m, at the Post Hall. Buddy Estes will provide music for dancing. The Kitchen will be open from 5 p.m. WOMAN'S CLUB ! pers or pitchforking great piles of leaves. Mayor Moss said the leaf- gathering crew will be at work RR | final examinations on Monday! daily except Mondays until all RECUPERATING night, closing session of the| the leaf debris is collected, I school, and students exhibited | Horie sar ase Baxter Payseur, who under- went surgery Friday at Kings Mountain hospital, is recuper- ating satisfactorily at his home. Mr. Payseur was dis- charged from the hospital Fri- | | themselves. they had made | d Board To Meet A coffee hour was also held | i Tuesday Night lin the courtroom of City Hall | where classes have een held on | day. | Monday and Thursday evenings. | The city board of commission- Practical work with flowers |©rs will meet in special session EMERGENT COMMUNICATION has been emphasized in the |Tuesday night at 6:30 at city An emergent communication | course, including the six princi- [hall courtroom to conduct a of Fairview Lodge 339, AF & | ples in the art of designing; co. | hearing on a re-zoning petition AM, will be held at the Lodge |lo:; and arrangements for the | and to receive bids for two pieces Building at 6 o'clock Saturday. | church and home. | of equipment the city expects to Supper will be served at 7 p.m. purchase. Pe P Completing the course were: | The re-zoning hearing con- AUCTION SALE + Mrs. Edna Childers, Mrs, Ethel {cerns a petition by Craftspun | Childers, Mrs. Mae N. | Miss Naomi Edens, Mrs. Houser, | Yarns, Inc, for re-zoning to in- Grover Rescue Squad. will J, P. dustrial use designation of two conduct an auction sale and {I1ayhue, Mrs. Clyde Fite, Mrs. | lots on Linwood road, fronting 75 ) , 8 sll hauloge 3 { Opal Camp, Mrs. Doris Roper, [feet and averaging 201 feet in ay og g at ( pm. agg Agnes Sanders, Ronnie depth, and lying adjacent to | Franks, Mrs. Elmer Hardin, Mus. | present Craftspun property. | Ruby Cox, Mrs. Goldie McDaniel,| Robert Lowe, of Craftspun, said Mrs. Etta Bennett, Mrs. Mary | Wednesday, his firm has no im- | Margaret Bryant, Mrs. Mary Al- | mediate plans for improving the len, Mrs. Georgia Gore, Mrs. | property but has purchased it for Shirley P. McMurray, Mrs. Ellen | possible future development. ester, Mrs. Ethel Clayton, C.| The re-zoning request has the E. Stroupe, Clemmie Lankford, | endorsement of the zoning board. { Mrs. Inez Hawkins, and Mrs. C.| The city will receive bids on a | M. Lankford: Two Shelbians at-| car for the police department and | tending two sessions were Mrs. | for a motor grader, {E. A, Dunlap and Mrs. Saul Jor-| Mayor John Henry Moss said genson. Wednesday no further business is currently listed on Tuesday's 4 the squad building at Gro- ar. CARNEY WILL SPEAK Dr. Kent Carney will speak on “Impressions of Socialized Medicine In Britain” at Thurs. day's Rotary club meeting at 12:15 at the Country Club. Dr. Craig Jones is program chair: man. = Bank Remodeling KIWANIS CLUB » - | agenda. Its Buildin Harry Jaynes, principal of —————— Kings Mountain high school, HOSPITALIZED will speak on “Progress And Problems Of A New Consoli- | | Wesley Kiser is a patient in | dated High School” at Thurs- | | Veterans hospital at Columbia, S. C, where he is undergoing First Citizens Bank & Trust Company expects the building it has leased on West Mountain for a Kings Mountain branch to | be ready for occupancy within five tp six weeks, Harold Sum- ner, vice-president in charge of the Gastonia branch said this week. day's Kiwanis club meeting at 6:45 at the Woman's club, improving, his wife reports. Patterson Grove Baptist Church Within 5153 Of Sanctuary Goal First Citizens purchased a city building permit for alterations | A Harvest Day offering of $2,-| The Patterson Grove Sunday of the building, leased from Dr.|21748 Sunday brought the Pat-|School, the minister added, is D. M. Morrison, and estimated at $5,000. Kelly Dixon is in charge of the alteration work. terson Grove Baptist church building fund only $153 shy its goal of $25,000 for a new sanc- tuary, The congregation Special services were held at|breaking ground for the new the 11 o'clock service. Goal for{sanctuary in the spring, Mr. Ply- the day's special fund-raising |ler said. now engaged in a program of advance to enlist 52 new Sunday School members, When final approval to esta- i:lish the branch here was re- treatment for dermatitis. He is | anticipates | | Mayor continued, “that the work | of the community action commit- | tee holds great potential for the | welfare of Cleveland county and | I know Mr. Phillips will make a | hard working and successful | chairman.” ‘Hambright Rites Held Wednesday Funeral rites for Mrs. Mamie | Kytle Hambright, 74, widow of | Harvey L. Hambright, were held | Wednesday at 4 p.m. from Mace |donia Baptist church, interment { following in Mountain Rest | cemetery. Mrs. succumbed sunday night at 10:50 in the |in the Kings Mountain hospital { following illness of several ! months. She was a native of Georgia {daughter of the late Mr. and { Mrs. Warren Kytle. She was a member of Macedonia Baptist | church, | | | Surviving are her son, Fred | Herndon, of Kings Mountain; ] x > | her brother, Calvin Kytle of | Gainesville, Ga., and two sisters, | Mrs. Frank Anglin of Gaines- {ville and Mrs. Lam Davis of | New Holland, Ga. A grandchild i also survives. | Rev. Wayne Ashe officiated at | the final rites, Scout-0-Rama Opens Saturday | i The annual Cleveland District | Scout-O-Rama for Boy Scouts will | be held Saturday and Sunday with the public invited on both | days from 2 until 5 p.m, | Dr. H. S. Plaster, president of | ‘Bums Fatal i the Piedmont Council, Boy Scouts {of America, will officially open the program at 2 p.m. Saturday | at Shelby Park. | All Scouts in uniform will be | admitted free and units will sell | tickets at 25 cents. There will be | exhibits on display by the vari- | ous Scout units in the county. | Co-chairmen of the Scout-O- Rama are W, Donald Crawford of Kings Mountain and Roland Whitmire of Shelby. Mr. Crawford noted that the Scout-O-Rama is a new and dif- | ferent Boy Scout event. It is a show composed of different Scouting skills demonstrated by many Cub Scout Packs, Boy | Scout Troops and Explorer Posts. | Purpose of the Scout-O-Rama, Mr. Crawford said, is to provide Boy Scouts with an exciting ad- | venturesome experience, to stim- ulate unit activity and to inter- pret correctly the program of Scouting to all who attend. Retailers Buy ‘Yule Decoration Kings Mountain Merchants As- sociation board of directors, "| meeting Friday morning in the Association office, voted to pur- chase more Christmas lights to- taling $391. | The addition will mean pole | coverings for five posts on down: | town streets, including an eight- | foot-tall star which lights ‘up {with a 15 foot garland of 10 | balls which twinkle from each | post. The lights will be installed by the city electrical crew and will be turned on the evening of Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25th. | SUNDAY — The Right Rev. M. George Henry, of Ashe- ville, Episcopal Bishop, will fill the pulpit at Sunday services at Trinity Episcopal church on Phifer road. dishop Henry flere Sunday The Right Rev. M. Bishop of the Western worth Carolina Conference of ae Episcopal Church, will make als annual visit and confirma- won address at Trinity Episcopal nurch, Phifér road, Sunday. George Bishop Henry will fill the pul- pit at the 11 o'clock worship service and will be honored by the congregation at a luncheon .ollowing the service. Luncheon will be served in the church fel- «.owship hall. Rev. Robert R. Haden, Priest- .n-Charge, said that Bishop Hen- .y will come from Asheville and ~ill conduct Confirmation dur- .ng his annual visitation. Schedule of services at Trini y have ‘een earlier during the ,ummer months, but the regular “all schedule has been resumed. sunday School for adults and nildren begins at 10 a.m. with he worship hour following at -1, Mr. Haden said, I'o Janitor Funeral for George Starr, 46, ‘entral school janitor, was held sunday at 3 p.m. from Wesley chapel church, interment follow- ng in the church cemetery. Mr, Starr died at 7:23 p.m. Thursday of burns received in a flash fire November 4th in the office of Schools Supt. B, N. Barnes. Attempting to start a fire in a grate, Starr inadvertent: ly used duplicating fluid he mis- took for kerosene. Fire flashed out, igniting his clothes. Joe Lee Woodward, schools at- tendance officer, tore off the Ne- gro man’s burning clothes, put his own coat around him and rushed him to the hospital. Starr had suffered severe burns about the eyes, mouth, legs, arms and stomach. Woodward was treated | for hand burns. A native of Gaston County, Starr was a longtime resident of Kings Mountain, son of the late William and Mrs. Susan Hunter Starr. He was a veteran of World War II, Surviving are two brothers, Wesley Starr of Crouse and Ladd Starr of Cherryville; and a sis- | ter, Mrs. Henrietta of Washington, D. C. Akins George Allen Home After Operation George W, Allen, Jr. formerly of Kings Mountain, who under- went an operation recently for removal of a brain tumor, was able to leave the hospital Sat- urday, his mother-in-law, Mrs, L. P. Stowe, said yesterday. Mrs. Stowe returned Officials of Southern Railway Company, including division su- perintendent J, D. Brosnan and sthers, are scheduled to confer | with the committee on possibili- | ties of beautification of the rail- | way company’s right . of - way { which bisects the community. The committee will also con- | sider forming a non-profit cor- | poration for furthering the com- mittee's efforts in general reno- | vation of the downtown business | area. Under terms of the proposed articles of incorporation, the non- profit corporation would be 1) empowered to promote and {encourage rehabilitation of | blighted areas in the business | district, 2) to collaborate with all pub- lic and civic agencies mutually interested in the same project, 3) to develope a program de- signed to aid the flow of traffic, 4) to acquire and dispose of real and personal property, 5) to borrow and raise monies | necessary for the corporate pur- poses, 6) to accept contributions, and | 7) at such time as the corpora- | tion might be dissolved, to con- vey any remaining assets to a tax exempt charitable, religious, educational or scientific organi- zation, The committee is expected to determine at Thursday night's meeting size of the directorate, | terms of offices, and other perti- nent matters. ‘Miss White Dies At 87 Funeral rites for Miss Georgia White, 87. were held Tuesday at 3 p.m. from Patterson Grove Baptist church of which she was a member. Rev. Richard Plyler officiated at the final rites and interment was in the church cemetery. Miss White died at 4:30 a.m. Sunday in the Kings Mountain hospital following a two-week illness. She was a native of Cleveland County, daughter of the late Mr. | and Mrs. Crawford White. { She is survived by a number | of nieces and nephews, IN NEW POST — W. D. (Red) Morrison has purchased Lin- wood Crown Service Station from Gene Early. He was form- erly associated with Victory Chevrolet Company for 17 years, Morrison Has New Duties Here W. D. (Red) Morrison, service manager of Victory Chevrolet Company the past 17 years, has purchased Linwood Crown Serv- ice Station from Gene Early and is operating the business at the corner of Linwood Road and Cleveland Avenue. Mr, Morrison assumed his new duties this week, A native of Kings Mountain, Mr. Morrison joined Victory | Chevrolet parts department fol- lowing a tour of duty with the Army in World War II. He is a Legionnaire, a past commander of American Legion Post 155. Mrs. Morrison is the former Christine Gallant, The Morrisons and their four children reside in the Oak Grove community, Firms To Close On Thanksgiving Kings Mountain merchants will close Thursday, November 25th, Thanksgiving Day, Local retailers suspended half- day closing on Wednesday some- time ago. In addition to depart- ment stores, food stores will re- | main open all day next Wednes- | day to accommodate housewives busy filling their larders for the holiday. Drug stores will operate on abbreviated schedule to give cus- tomers prescription service. Kings Mountain Drug Company will be open for prescription service from 2 until 5 p.m., and for emergency prescriptions pa- trons of Griffin Drug Company and Medical Pharmacy may tele- | phone the owners at their resi-| 'dences. Hearing For Margaret McClain A Kings Mountain Negro wo- man was charged at noon Satur- day with the slaying of her hus- band, who died of excessive ‘On Charge Of Murder November 29 | curred. | Mrs. McClain said that she had | returned home from Gastonia a- | round 3:15 a.m. Saturday and she | blood loss from a knife wound and her husband got into an arg- earlier that day in the emergen- cy room of the Kings Mountain | Hospital. rant signed by Police | Jackie Barrett is Mrs. Margaret McClain, 30, She is being held in | jail awaiting a November 29 pre- liminary hearing in Kings Moun- tain Recorder's Court. | 411 Morris Street. Coroner J. ol- | : | lie Harris said he died at 3:40 jail under orders of the coroner | shock and loss of! at 5:15 a.m. because of the lack | Harris said that McClain [Of details from the wife about band $3,000. stabbed once in the| the alleged accident. | am. from blood. had been | right leg. | According coroner's report the couple had | been arguing. Mrs, McClain said home | that her husband tried to cut her, | Charged with murder in a war- | sh 1 J Officer | help within five minutes after ‘ument. The stabbing followed and Mrs. McClain said she called alleges she made the call for the stabbing. | Mr. McClain was alive when he arrived at the hospital. There | was evidence that Mrs. McClain the local life saving crew, She! Architects are now developing plans for the new bank building which officials initially said will be two stories. Mr, Lennon said he anticipat- ed the architects will be ready to present preliminary plans to the Kings Mountain ‘toard of directors in the near future. The service station property will be razed. Cost estimates of the project await the architects’ report. Mr. Lennon did not comment on First Union National's plan for future utilization of their banking house at the corner of South Battleground and West Mountain which the bank will vacate, Rites Planned Three Kings Mountain church- es plan Thanksgiving Day break- fasts and six area churches have scheduled Thanksgiving Day services. Traditional breakfasts will be served at Kings Mountain Bap- tist church, Central Methodist church and Boyce Memorial ARP church. Morning services will include Thanksgiving Day Mass at 11 a. m. at Christ the King Catholic church; a combined service of worship by Trinity Episcopal church and St, Andrew's Episco- pal church at 10 a.m. at the Bes- semer City church; a 10 a.m. wor- ship service at St. Matthew's Lu- theran church; a 9 a.m. worship service at Kings Mountain Bap- tist church; a 7:30 a.m. worship | service at Boyce Memorial ARP church and an 8:30 a,m. worship service at Central Methodist church. Virtually all other churches plan special services at mid- | week prayer services next week |or at church services this Sun- | day. { BREAKFASTS | Methodist Men of Central Meth- lodist church will serve the an- nual Thanksgiving breakfast at |7T a.m. next Thursday. An early breakfast will be served to those | people who must be at work by | 7 a.m., President Gail McDaniel | said. { A special Thanksgiving offer- ing will be received at the 8:30 a.m, worship service for the Chil. {dren's Home, Winston Salem, | Continued On Page 8 | ———— ‘To UF Appeal The Kings Mountain United | Fund Drive is receiving good re- | sponse from reports being made by No. 4 Township Volunteer workers in the 1966 campaign to raise $20,656. Co-Chairman Elmore Alexander said that reports are to be turn- ed in at a meeting of workers and drive leaders on Monday. | The eight participating organi- {zations and their budgeted re- quests are: | Kings Mountain Rescue Squad, | | {had tried to stop the bleeding | $3,720. Dead is J. Hue McLean, 32, of | With a cold towel, Mrs. McClain was placed in Funeral services were held at St. Paul's Methodist Church in Kings Mountain. Survivors in- | [clude his wife; three sisters, Miss | American Red Cross, $5,000, | Boy Scouts, $4,936.96. Girl Scouts, $1,500. Kings Mountain high school Jacob S. Mauney Memorial Li- brary, $1,000. to the police and |4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at | Compact high school band, $1,- | 000. Kings Mountain Choral Group, $500. high school Monday after being in New York | but she hit him, he fell and cut | Pearline McClain ahd Mrs. Inez One gift via the United Fund | Burris of Kings Mountain, and | sufficies for many, Mr. Alexan- for several days with the Allens. | himself in the leg. 5 y 3 Mrs, Allen is the former Betsy| Officer Barrett said that the | Mrs. Carrie Bell Dixon of Dillon, | der pointed out, and he invited South Carolina; two brothers, | citizens not contacted by a UF Stowe, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. | knife which apparently did the | on g 3 Stowe. | damage was found outside the | James McClain of Kings Moun- | volunteer to mail their donation Mr. Allen's address is: 30 Suy- | home in the yard. Barrett said|!ain and Joah McClain of Balti-|to Mrs, Helen R. Blanton, UF ceived from the Federal Deposit surance Corporation, George Qi of Charlotte, another ice-president, said his bank re- garded the opening location as temporary and expects to ac- service was $2,100. “We invite all who do not have| Prsent ag visitors were Mayor Rev. Richard Plyler, minister [a church home in the commun. {John H. Moss and City Electrical of the church, announced to mem: |ity to attend our services”, Mr. Supt. Hunter Allen, along with bers of the congregation that 12 | Plyler continued. |a representative of the company new members had been received | Harvest Day is an annual pro- |offering the Christmas decora- since October 1 and noted an in- [gram held during the Thanks. | tions for sale Y . i : : i toed Ste | , Maryland; three neices and | treasurer, ¢/o First Union Nation- uire proprty and construct a |crease in Sunday School attend. | giving season. President Bill H. Brown pre. (dam Drive, Huntington Station, |the stabbed man did not leave| more Seti be Us Bull ding “as quickly as possible”. ' ance, | sided. |Long Island, New York, \the house after the cutting oc:|tWo nephews. | of Banks bi i Lo . 4

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