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Thfar^<l8y,'July 28; 196*6
Invitational SlowPitcli Sofi
ball tournament will b<‘ hold
Xiigust 8-20 at Brice Momoi iai'
Park sponsored by Grov(‘r Res
cue Squad. There will ..c a con
cession stand and all prc)ceod.s
will go to the Rescue .Squad
Rev and Mrs. W. P. Shytie
moved on Monday to lllldobraii
where he has aeceptcxl a call to
be pastor of Mount Hebron Bap
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Ben T. Goforth
Hours 8*5; Sat. 8-12
Ph. 739-4736 • York Road
•Mrs. Alfrc'd Queen of Gastonia
given a shoiver- at tlie hotnV
of Mrs. .Steve Ifeavher recently.
Co hi-stes-ses were Mrs. Hal-olcf
Qut‘(-n, .Mis I CO Hcavner' and
•Mi'.s. Ronald Queen.
Mr. and Mrs, Billyh G. Allen
ipeni the woekeiui with Mr and
Ml . C. K Allen In Marijn', Va.
l-’rom there they toured Kno.x-
ville, Ttnn. and the North Caro
.Mrs Ray Tesseneor arid Mrs.
.Moiiroe Crawford visitt*d Ray
Te.sscneer cm Tuesday at Brougli
Dickie Eaker left Monday foi
Illinois to visit Danny Yoe, sen
of Ml. and Mrs. William Yoe.
The Yoe.r are former Sholbians.
Dickie will visit Three weeks
•Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Beam
and Craig are vacationing at
Ocean Drive Beach. _ .
Mrs. Jakie D, Hambright, Mrs.
Willia.T Hambright Anne Ham-
bright, Delibie Francis and Bill
Neill left Thursday for music
‘onfe^eiffr'eTJr SoU^ern ‘Presby
“erian church at Montreat. They
will be away one week.
Preston Goforth who suffered
a light heart attack Friday niight
•vas dismissed from the King?
Mountain hospital on Wednes
Mrs. J. D. Ellis and Mrs. Char
lie Queen and members of the
Junior 1 and 2 Silhday School
?lass of First Baptist church on
joyed a swim arid picnic outing
at Joe’s Lake Tuesday afternoon
Gtover Community 4-H clut
nembers attending Camp Swan
lanoa this week are Teresa Shy-
de, Carol Ha'Tl.right, Gerald
He'rndpn, Polly Mathis, Becki
Scruggs, Phyllis Morgan, Ree
Smith, and Gene Turner as coun
Mr. and Mrs. Louie T. Allen
Geanine and Ricky, of Earl, and
Mrs Mary Lou Collins spent the
w'eek at Myrtle Beach, S. C.
Rickie and Jeaniile are spend
ing several days with Mrs. Cbl
Mr. and Mrs M. C. Pruitt. Jr..
SharOn arid Jennifer, and Mrs
Murray C. Pruitt, .Sr. attended
the annual Falls family reimior
at Mount View Baptist church at
Piedmont Springs on Sunday.
Rev and Mrs. Frank Duncar
and family of California are vis
Ring Rev. and Mrs. R. N. Lem
Mrs Vivian Gilliam and chil
dren, MarviR, Johnny, Kathy
Steve, June and grandson, Gary
are home frorp week’s visit in
KINGS MOUNTAIN HEftAtO; KING^ MOUNTAIN; N. C.
AT FORT JACKSON. S. C; — Army Pvt. Reginold &. Guffey. 2L
son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred R. Guffey. 107 East Georgia Ave.. Bes
semer City, completed a light vehicle driver course eft Fort
Jackson. S. C.. July 22. During the course, he was trained in the
dpert^on and maintenance of military vehicles up to and in
cluding the two and one-half ton truck. Instrucfioii was also
given in the operation of the internal combustion engine and
cnassis assembly. (U. S. ARMP PHOTO).
Sanford, Fla. with Mrs. Gilliam’s
daughter and family. Mi's. Vir
ginia Gilliland and family.
Mr. and Mrs Bob Beam and
Craig .lad at their home a birth- ^ with sales and profits at an
day dinner honorinig Mrs Cecil all-tin]e high Winn-Efixie Stores,
Griffin of Gastonia on he?* d.oth . inc. that its voWip is
birthday July 10th. j cUrremiyrurinin(g in .excess of $1
Antioch Baptist fchurch Inter- billion a, year, nvafkifig the first
mediates left Thursday -f av | time-ih.tlt^ SojitH's ^terailing l^is'
Training Union Week at Ridge j toiy that any Southern firm hits
rest Baptist Assembly. Among I attained this figure.
Reach New High
With sales and profits
the ones going were Janet Pruitt,
Rebecca Bolin, Sandra Roberts.!
Rita Love, and Sheila Cook. Miss |
Vera Hardin accompanied the
Diane Ledford and husband
spent the weekend at Myrtle
To Angus Group
Lee Yarbi'o, Jr. and F. L. Yar-
dro of Kings Mountain, have
been elected to membership in
the American Angus Association
It St. Joseph, Missouri, an
nounces Glen Bratcher, secre
There were 477 (memberships
ssued to breeders of registered
\berdeen-Angu9 in the United
States during the past month.
The company operates 696 food
stores in the 'Southeastern states
including a number in the local
Reporting on the fiscal year
ended June 2.5> President Bfert
Thomas said sales • totaled $982,-
458,710 compared wth $915,338,
7.56 the previoos fiscal year, an
increase of $67,119,954 or 7.^
Increases have been (maintairi
ed in sales for 32 consecutive
years, in earnings for 24 years
and in dividends for 23 yeaiS
For the fiscal year ended June
25, un.audited consolidated net
earnings w’cre in excess of $24
million (aproximately $1.97 per
share) compared with $22,791,012
($1.80 per share) for the previ-
o-us year, an estimated increase
of 9.31 percent. Beginning with
the July payment the 23i'd an-
j , Incotne opportunities from
; fall cucumbers may provide
i some relief for the North Car.i j
I lina fai'mer whose major crops'
isuffered from unfav'orable
I sprihg weatiief:
i Strong demand by contracting i
I v-ompariies is expected to swell'
! Tar Heel acreage of fall cucum
I bers to sixe'able proportions.
' ; Plantings are being made or
; planned by many new giowers
I who are in need of a supplement
al source of Income, as v .'J as
I by veteran producers,
j Many farmers are looking for
i so.me means of replacing the in-
j come they feel was lost due to
I the affects of - spring wmaither
observes George Hughes, exten
sion h.irticultteral specialist at
.North Carolina State) University.
"Fall cucumbers aje receiving
major attenftojj,”-* ' .
Accoixling to Hughes, pickling
cucumbers have become one ot
the state’s leading vegetable
crops and Constitute a major
source of family income on many
farms On other farms, however,
“the full potential of the crop is
The average cucumber yield
in North Carolina is about 100
bushels per acre. "This yield can
be produced by accident rathei
than planning,’’ the specialist
said. “With a good job of man
agem'ent and harvesting a grow
er should produce 2(X) to .300
biuShels per acre.” Some North
Cdrolini p'rod|)ucers ‘ harvest 60t
to »)0 bushels pCy acre.
Prices fPr -faH cPciknbew iip
pear favorable. Contract prices
(have been quoted up to $8 pei
btishel for number ones, Hu^hK
Looking at the . costs of pro
duction, he estimates the cost ai
iS60.per acre,for seed, fertilizer
insect control and tractor cx
costs have been limiting factors'
, for- •^pi’Hmbers. Thirty-five to 45 j
per cent of the gross usually
goes for labor. When family la-
. bor can be utilized the costs of
liarvcsting can be saved. -•
Lo:king at the possi'oilitiics of
labor for harvesting, Hughes:
says that efforts can o more
successful if harvesting aids arc
ii,sed. These aids are s.'ipl.,- con
structed trailer-type harvesters
which allow persons to ride. '
North Carolina State horticul
tural specialists make several
sugge.stions ToT fall cucumber
Cucumbers sliould be planted
from July 15 to August 1. Hai-
vest can usually begin about 40
days after seeding^
Varieties which arc resistant
to anthidcnose aitd downcy mil
dew should be seeded. Tlic Pixie
variety is recommended. It is not
totally imn'.'.ne to disease even
though it has resistance.
Nematodff control must be
pyaciecd. Row Jreat.rents
recommended 12 to 14 days prior
to seedil’ ;, or Nernagon can bo,
used at seeding-time
Weekly sprayings are usually
needed “for control of cucumber
beetles and -pickle worms. These
pests are likolv to cause trouble
during laifc summer and early
Irrigation equ'pmen: should be I
used..,\\^hert_pp(esible durin.g dry i
weather. "Cucumbers respond to
Aiater faster tlian any other
Cucumhej'.s shoulu tn- picked
alean two to three ti.res each!
week. The more' fruits picked. |
the mope tlic vinos will produce, i
Additional information on lall^
nickUng cucum' er, pro’dvi’ctton isi;
given iri Hortltnltute Irtfopfna-:
tiort Leaflet No 14a. Copies may |
be PbtJdned from county Exten-;
non offices. |
WEEKLY GlldSSW6R6 fUiZLE
4 Yes ,(Sp.)
5 Bargain event
9 Notary public
12 Royal Italian
n Right (ab.)
23 Solid (comb,
26 Fixed routine
liarvestRig methods and laboi
nual dividend increase becomes
effective (12c PPr month).
“iLocatcd as it is in one of the
fastest population-growth areas
in the United States, the com
■pany fully expects to continuf
its record of expansion in siz<
and earnings,” Mr Thomas add
i 3 Depicted- dog,
i 7 It is an Asiatic
; breed of
' 13 Antenna
, 14 Fruits
19 Symbol for
,23 Symbol foi
31 Above 29 Chain part
. 32 Evergreen tree
: 33 Rocky , ■
■ 34 Fork prong
j 35 Pilcher
j 37 Writing fluids
I 38 Hawaiian bird
( 39 Compass point
j 40 Giant king of
[ 42 Fate
I 48 Exist
i’ 50 V/inglike part
I 52 Frighten
i 53 Priority
j 54 Eye membrane
' 56 Trying
I 58 Breed of dog
f 59 Clamors
i At this place
3 Measure of
30 Creek goi ot
war, . •
43 Domestic slave
45 Symbol ^or
51 Pewter coin ol
53 Footlike part
57 The gods
Some old customs still prevail
ri Turkey, one of which is to pin
i blue bead on a :ab.v’s blanket
to ward off the “evil eye.”
Volume of mail in the U.S.
tow exceeds the volume of 68
argest countries in the United
A stimulant expectorant is
made froT: the rootstock of the
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