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The Kings Mountain herald. (Kings Mountain, N.C.) 18??-1974, March 28, 1968, Image 1

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1g in 87 nd ce. 50 er \ry ‘ch ay ers th he Id- in 12, tu- .50 (—— Populati [ Kings Mountain City Limits January 1966, and includes the 14,99 Number 4 Township, Mountain Township im Gaston County. The Greuter Rings Mountain figure is derived from the special United States Burcau of the Census report © N and the remaining 6,124 {ron umber 5 Township, in Cleveland County and Crowder’ 21914 8,256 0 population o L OA Kings Mountain's Beliable New VOL. 80 No. 13 gi GEORGE H. HOUSER JOHN L. McGILL | | | { J. C. BRIDGES Four Are Elected Bank Directors ' Local News Bulletins EASTER DANCE American Legion Post 1355 will sponser an Easter weekend dance on Saturday, April 13th, from 9 until 12 p.m. at the American Legion building. Mus- ic will be provided by Dick juse and the Knights of Music of Shelby. POLICE SCHOOL A 120-hour course, “Introduc- tion to Police Science”, is unser- way at City Hall for city police- men and area law enforcement officers, Pclice Chief Tom Mec- Devitt said. TO ALASKA pvt. Richard K. Moore, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cleve Moore, has reported for duty in An- chorage, Alaska. His address: RA 12811335 56th MP Com- pany, APO Seattle, Washing- ton, 98749. TASER LUTHERAN TOPIC Rev. Charles Easley will use {he sermon topic, “The Face of Rejection”, on the general theme, “His Image On Their Faces”, at Sunday morning worship services at St. Matt hew's Lutheran church. TRUSTEES NAMED The city board of commis: sioners Tuesday authorized the mavor to appoint three trustees for city funds invested in sav- ines and loan stock certificates as required by a new ruling by "federal Home Loan Bank the Board. Two city commissioners and the mayor will make up the committee, CARD OF THANKS wish to express o.r to the we heart {olf appreciation friends Jin hospital for their many kind: and expressions of sym- 2 vy at the death of our beloved over directors are Fred Withers Whetstine, H. Lowe, Tom Tate, Dr. N. 3:28 H. Reed and Joe C. Hedden. nesses hushand and father. The TALENT EVENT SET The annual Kiwanis Schools dent Show will beheld on Jursday. evening, April 25th, in Central and plans underway by for the event are local Kiwanians, many | Charles Neisler, “nd neighbors and to the Dr. r and staff of Kings Moun- Peeler. Joe Smith was elected to unexpired term Family of Homer Williams B. school auditorium, | ‘McGill, Bridges Are Elected Three Kings Mountain business- men and a dentist have been | elected members of the Kings Mcuntain Board of Directors of | First Union National Bank. | | Houser, Baker, nc. New members of the Board are: | John L. McGill, a partner in the | Kings Mcuntain Drug company; [J C. Bridges, secretary and | treasurer of | company; George H. Houser, sec- | retary and treasurer of Sadie Cot- | ton Mills company; and Dr. Thom- as F. Baker, dentist. In making the announcement, {L. E. Hinnant, executive officer | in charge of the Kings Mountain office, stated, “Each of these men | has been involved in the business | and civic life of the community and are dedicated to overall grow- | th of our community. We are ex- | tremely fortunate to have men | such as these joining our Board | in Kings Mountain.” Other mem- | bers of the local board are P. M. | Neislef, chairman, J. Ollie Harris, | J. E. Herndon, Jr., L. E. Hinnant, | Charles: A. Neisler, and John O. | Plonk, Jr. First Union National is the na- | tion’s 73rd largest bank with 101 | branches in North Carolina. TAXI FRANCHISE The city board of commis- Tuesday authorized transfer of taxi franchise from * Wilbur Hamrick to Ganes Lu- ther Anderson. ‘Banker L. E. Hinnant Elected President 0f KM | cer of First Union club for the coming year. | Other officers are Charles A. | Neisler, vice-president; Bob H | Lowe, secretary; and Tom Tate, Lowe and | treasurer. Both Mr. | Mr. Tate were re-elected, directors L. E. Hinnant Sam Robinson, fill the one-year of Richard (Dick) Maxey. Hold Searr Morrison, Clyde GOSPEL SING “The Chapel Trio” of Gaff- | ney, S. C, and the Rayfield Trio | will be featured in an old- | fashioned gospel sing Sunday | night at 7 p.m. at Chestnut | Ridge Baptist church. RR aS AS Ys pe Eugene Timms | {urniture dealer, was installed as Bridges Hardware | L. E. Hinnant, executive offi- National | Bank, has been elected president lof the Kings Mountain Country are and Drace Kings Mountain, N. C., Thursday, March 2 Established 1889 More Candidates File ~ White, Mauney, Rauch, Jones, Ralph Tucker Home Free Cleveland County Democrats will mark ballots May 4 contain- | ing two local contests with eight or more candidates — the race tor county commissioner with | eight candidates and the contest for county school board member- ship with 12 candidates. To Head C of C New Officers Are Installed Monday Night Gene Timms, Kings Mountain There were these political de- velopments following Fri day's filing deadline for county offices: 1) Jack H. White of Kings Mountain and Marshall A. Rauch | cr Gastonia, both Democratic in- cumbents in the North Carolina president of Kings Mountain Chamber of Commerce at the an- nual banquet Monday night at the American Legion Hall. State Senate, will return to Ra- Mr. Timms succeeds W. S. Ful leigh for the 1969-70 General As- ton, Jr. sembly session. The two had neither Democratic nor Republi- Other new cfficers are W. I. can oppcsition when the filing deadline for elective office passed {at noon Friday. Rep. W. K. i : i Kings Mountain PRESIDENT — Gene Timms has Jones of Forest City are unoppos- Been installed as president of | \0 candidates for Seats No. 1 and ‘Kings Mountain Chamber “of “3 .,, District 43 of the N. C. House Keeter, first vice-president. and Joseph R. Smith, second vice- president. New directors are Bob Powell, Bob Lewe, Joe McDanici and H. D. McDaniel. Held - over directors are J. C. Bridges, Tom Tate, Charles Mguitey, and L. E. Hinnant. The out-geing president will serve in an ex-officio capaci- ty on the board. Out-going direc- tors are B. S. Peeler, Ji., John Che- shire, and Hubert McGinnis. 2) Mauney, JIr., of and Robert rary race resulted for state rep- resentation from the 43rd N. C. House District ¢gmposed of Cleve- - Jack Palmer, president of Shel- Five Acres by Chamber of Cemmerce, install- bent Rep. Robert Z. (Bob) Falls ed the officers following an en-| The city commission Tuesday of Shelby and Shelby Alderman tertainment program by Hope annexed approximately five acres Lester Roark, both of whom as McReed, humorist and satirist of of property into the city limits Demccratic candidates filed for 3i Commerce for the coming year. . pn. resentatives. Only one pri- City Annexes and, Rutherford and Polk coun- ties. The race is between i!CUM- Chapel Hill. Grady Howard wel- and approved an engineering Seat No. 2. Under the numbered comed guests and President Ful-|study to determine the cost of seat plan effective for the first ton presided. Banquet favors replacing the main outfall sewer time this year, candidates were were compliments of Griffin!line from Cansler street to Phif-' required to file for a particular Drug Company. ler road, in deteriorating condi-|seat. The district has three seats. tion due to age. Two Republicans filed for the Cherryville road property an- House — A. Hobart Greene (Seat nexed--is.-owned by-J. F. Cun- No. 2)-.and Theodore Hunt of ningham, Walter Myers, Richard Rutherford County, a candidate { ‘Mr. Timms is owner and gen- Barnette, Harold George and! for Seat No. 3. | eral manager of Timms Furniture Eugene Roberts. p as | Company. In other actions, the board au- 3) Eight Democrats and one | thorized the advertisement of Republican seek four seats on the bids for installation of curb and CCUnty board of commissioners. gutter on First street, the first Three Democratic commissioners time in 10-12 years the city has &r¢ to be elected in November. obtained bids on street work as Republican Paul Vogel is assured required by state statutes. of nomination. Democrats seeking The bids will be received April the nomination are incumbents Hugh Dover, Spurgeon Hewitt, and 9th at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall © ys rE m courtroom. Coleman Goforth and Fritz More- Cost of the project is expected | Over 100 Chamber of Commerce their wives and guests Six Students Get Top Marks Mrs. of of matinzs Six piano students Martin Harmon won (Continued On Page Six) | superior and excellent in the dis. 10 exceed $7500, which means trict piano contest sponsored by formal sealed bi is must be re- a the North Carolina Music Teach. ceived as specified by law. On It C h I . Locnrans street projects under $7,500, eith- er formal bids or informal bids may be received. The program | One of the group, Frances Mec- entails the installation of 3,800 | Gill, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. feet of curb and gutter on First {John C. McGill, a senior student, street from Linwood road to | won a rating of superior and will deadend. The work will also in- | play in the state piano contest at! clude 37 driveways and 10 catch the University of North Carolina, basins. Greensboro, Apri] 6th. Miss Mc- City officials pledged to receive, |er's Association at Lenoir Rhyne | college in Hickory Saturday. Rites Conducted Military funeral] rites for First Lt. Roy Benjamin Cochran, 27, were held Tuesday at 11 a.m. from Clearview Baptist church. Funeral rites will also be held | Gill will play before judge Roy | bids on all future street projects, on Friday from Riebe-Saunders [Hamlin Johnson of the Univer- after a recent public disclosure | Chapel in San Antonio, Texas. | sity of Maryland. ( that no bids had been received Interment will be in Sunset Me- | Ratings of superior also went since 1957-38. | morial Park there. is a . ~ avd nla or | KH) . ; |to Cynthia Alexander, daughter The board also advertised for| ou. Grover serviceman was |of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Alex-| a public hearing Friday morn |y.naq in action March 16 in Viet: | ander; and Irelou Easley, daugh- ing at 10 in City Hall courtroon |," Ho was a member of the | ter of Rev. and Mrs. Charles Eas- by the Zoning Board of Adjust | {;q” Army Company B, 4th Bat: |ley. Ratgins of excellent plus ment on request by Temple Bap | ta1i0n, 3rd Infantry, Americo Di- | went to Meredith McGill, daugh-| tist church for variance in foot [ter of Dr. and Mrs. John C. Mc: age of building code to allow a | Gill, and ratings of excellent to new addition to the church. Jane Anthony, daughter of Mr.| The board also approved and Mrs. James Anthony, and installation of 1,050 feet of two- Other survivors include his | Martha Weiss, daughter of Mr. inch plastic water pipe on Lin wife, Sandra Burrier Cochran; a | and Mrs. Dan Weiss. wood road. The pipe is to be pur daughter, Donnis Donette; four Judges for the event were chased by proberty owners and brothers, Max Cochran of Gro- | Stuart Pratt of Meredith college| deeded to the city. ver, Paul Cochran of Roanoke, {and R. M. Renfro of Westerr Va., Lester Cochran of Charlotte [Carolina University. 38 Citizens a aa i Hubert Pruette of Cherryville, On Model Cities Committee Mayor John Henry Moss as ap- pointed a Model Cities committee of 38 Kings Mountain citizens. vision. He was the son of Mr. and the Mrs. A. D. Cochran of Grover. | Mrs. Ernest Etters of Grover and Burgess | Mrs. James of Harts 1 ville, Ga. Country Club The city night .approved the appointments of the large committee which will convene with the mayor and Led ford Austin the city’s consultant in the model cities program ap- plication for an initial meeting ’ { Thursday at 8:30 p.m. in City courtroom. 3 The group, representing 10% fields of private and public en- deavor, will assist in nrenaring Kinee Mountain's model rity ap- plication. The committee coneicts of nine sub-committees with the follow: { ing members: | Education: James E. Harr", i Jr., George H. Mauney, Supt. Don | reas Jones and Rev. M. L. | PRESIDENT -- L. E. Hinnant | Health: Dr. Josonh Lee, Grady CHAIRMAN — Robert O. (Bob) Southw=ll, automobile dealer, will serve as Kings Mountain chairman of J. Melville Brough- ton's campaign for governor of North Carolina. has been elected president of Howard, George W. Mauney, and Kings Mountain Country club Miss Frances for the coming year. ! (Continued on Page 6) i er spaper bt st va 8, 1968 As - SENATOR JACK WHITE HOYT BAILEY (rrr rr Seventy-Eignth Year CHARLES E. JACKSON Pages Today ———————— nn mio a ll lll tt ttt PRICE TEN CENTS RAUCH ROBERT W. STONE Contests For Major PostsAre Assured In May Last Friday's county and town ship cffice filing deadline produc- ed three Democratic seekers for the county board of education, bringing to 14 the number of can didates for five party nomina- tions. The added board of education candidates are Robert W. Stone. Charles E. Jackson and Hoyt | Bailey, all Democrats. Previously announced were the current members of the board of education, including JI. D. Buford Cline and Robert Cabaniss and Fred Simmons, Devon Bing ham, Mrs. Cecil Barrier, Mrs. Cline Borders, Frank Sherrill, and Rob- ert Michael, all Democrats. Ellis. As expected, the contest for > five seats on the county hoard of education attracted the mosi attention, as far as the number of candidates are concerned. Fourteen candidates — 12 Dem ocrats and two Republicans — are seeking the five scats on the board. Republicans Joe Hartsell and John L. Setzer are assured of no ination, since each, party will ncminate five candidates. Setzer and Marvin McCurry were unsu cessful Republican candidates for the post in 1966. Two incumbents crats, Charles Forne) Austell did not file fc Hoyt Q. Bailey, native of Cleve land County, is vice-president in charge of yarn sales for the Do ver ‘Textile Group in Shelby. Shelby's Citizen of 1967, h Freshman Coach Of Deacons th board of Memorial chairman ol tees Cleveland hos- 3 He is a icon in Shelby’s Fi rch, a direc of B Ss ol i"a and of the Salvation He is a member of the board of advisors of Gardner-Webb college. A oraduate of N. C. State Uni- he is married and the of two daughters. The family resides at 27 East Ran dolph road in Shelby. : In announcing his candidacy for the Cleveland County board of {ucation, Mr. Bailey said: “The people of the Kings Mountain school district are to he commended for their progres- sive stand on education. As a member of the Cleveland County S 1b you could be as sured of 1 woperation with the Kings Mountain school hoard in all matters concerning the well heiitg of all of students.” “Our school are big be operated janner, with efficiency 's needs ex- world 1ce to business 1ssistar oper oul acaden standards of nda Count 1 of ye h To Address Basketball Ranauet Neil Johnston, freshman bas- ketball coach of the Wake Fo! st College Deacons, will make the principal address at Thursday night's annual basketball banquet of the Kings Mountain Kiwanis club. Dinner will be served at 6:45 p.m. at the Woman's club. Mem- bers of the KMHS Mountaineer basketball team, along with coaches, will be guests of the civie club. Charles Neisler, program chair- man, will present Mr. Johnston. Johnston, a veteran of 10 years in the National Basketball Asso- ciation as a star player and coach, made his college coaching debut this season as freshmen of the Deacons. He joined [the staff on July 22, 1966 Johnston, 37, was a pitcher in the Philadelphia Phillies farm system for following (Continued On Page Siw) two years i SPEAKER weil freshman basketball coach from Wake Forest college, will ad- joansion, dress the annual basketball banquet of the Kiwanis club Thursday night. SAA 0 I z Primary” - constantly seeking knowledge.” “Should 1 be elected, I would also encourage a fine athletic program and physical education department as vital to a well rounded academic program.” “I have two children in our county school system which will serve to remind me at all times that I have an obligation to help make our system function on a sound and progressive basis for their sake as well as for all of our youth.” “1 have always enjoyed work- ing directly with our young peo- ple, both as a coach in organized sports and in boys club work. Now, I seek to serve them ag a member of the Cleveland County Board, should the voters Continued On Page Six) 22-Acre Camp Site Opening June 1 Opening of Kampground of America, a 22-acre site off York road near 1-85, is tentatively set June 1, Robert (Bob) Neill, president of King Kampers, Inc. said Tuesday. The city board of commission- School for | ers Tuesday night adjusted the al- lowed usages in a light-industrial zoning classification include tenters, campers and travel trail- ers at the request of the develop- ers The camping facility will in- clude 100 camping sites and a $25,000 office and public facilities building. President Neill said the York road-I-85 location was chos- 'n because of the heavy flow of visitors to Kings Mountain Na- 10 tional Military Park each year. The Kings ampgreund North Carolina. President told the board that more than 100 of the franchised camp- | grounds are in operation, princi- | pally in the western states, al hough the trend is moving KAO in Neill Mountain will be first east “High quality people camp in these facilities,” Mr. Neill point d out. “All KOA's are similar {and feature laundry fac shower rest rooms, staple gro | ceries, sundries, telephone and | some have swimming pools.’ | “I's a family campground, strictly for overnight vacation- ers,” said Neill. “It's a good way living,” commented Neill, who j ‘aid he and his family to k a | recent camping trip to Canada. » the facility is being leased from J. Wilson Crawford, who appeared with Mi. Neill at the board meeting. Land for Se LE

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