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The Kings Mountain herald. (Kings Mountain, N.C.) 18??-1974, October 29, 1970, Image 1

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Population {) Greater Kings Mountain City Limits (1966 Census) 8,256 City Limits (Estimate 1968) 9,300 sad Greater Kings Mountain figure Is derived from the Specinl United States Bureau of the Census report © Janvary 1966, and Includes the 14,990 population © Number 4 Township, and the remaining 6,124 from Number $ Towaship, in Cleveland County and Crowde: 'nimin Township in Gaston County. 21,914 VOL. 85, No. 44 Established 1889 | | NEW ADDITION TO HOSPITAL }— Picture at top shows the im- | posing two-story addition to Kings Mountain Hospital. Picture | below shows the gleaming new surgical suite. Hospital trustees | will be hosts at open house Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 oclock. | | Hospital To Show New Wing Sunday Trustees Hosts At Open House; Tour Planned By MARTIN HARMON Kings Mountain Hospital trus- | tees will hold open house Sunday afternoon from 2 to 4 o'clock to give citizens a tour of the new CPO Poteat, 4, | Passes Following Heart Surgery | Chief Petty Officer John Alfred Poteat, 44, of 604 Temple Street, Kings Mountain, died Tuesday at be noap o ,.!|5 p.m. in Bethesda Naval Hospi- IWOSHOTY Wing iow Jisar comple 2 tal, Bethesda, Md., following open Ben. | new wing contains 35 ad-| hearst surgery it was learned here ditional, beds, bringing capacity | yesterday. to 109. | Cost of the addition — fourth} since the original 24-bed unit was opened in 1951 — is $1,034,000, exclusive of equipment. The wing also includes an am- ple basement which houses most modern mechanical equipment. In addition, the project includes a large new boiler room. a, The ground floor features an ., and Robert Poteat of Winston- | expansive lobby, new : surgical | salem. suite, recovery room, new phar- | ! 3 | macy, new laboratory and new | The body is being shipped to central supply area. The former Harris Funeral Home in Kings | $e recom has been convert: | Mountain where funeral arrange- q | Native of Kings Mountain, he ad been in service for 10 years and had just completed an 18- months tour of duty in Vietnam. | | He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Hazel Ivey Poteat; his par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence F. Po- teat of Kings Mountain; son, Ric- ky David Poteat; two brothers, | Donald Poteat of Harrisburg, | | to a new emergency out-pa-| ments will be announced later. “fient the | former clinical laboratory area is | | ; a § 2 X.R+ | i now the Number 2 X-Ray room. | 187 New Voters ! The second floor is all patient! area with 31 rooms, 27 of them In Nu ber 4 single, the other four’ double. There is a large centrally located | nurse's station with ample lobby! Number 4 Township's four re- | and there is a small comfortable gistrars added 187 new voters to the pollbooks during the registra- tion period which ended Saturday. waiting room. The new voters brought the to- The additional square footage approximates 26,000, bringing the J J tal number of registrations in the township to 5864. treatment room, while plant total to 52,000. The plant now represents an | investment of approximately, West Kings Mountain, with a $2,000,000. | total of 2512 registrants, added 95 | new voters. East Kings Mountain, largest at 1763, added 53. The new parking area can ac- commodate 36 more cars. There are two large elevators. | second ! First addition to the original| Bethware, with 36 new voters, | lant was in 1953 with 12 beds. | neared the thousand mark at 954. | Fourteen more were added in | Grover reported three new vot- | 4 1055, another 25 in 1960. ers and a total of 635. Jaycee Hallowe'en Carnival Set For Saturday Night; No Charge Kings Mountain Jaycees will be! ticipation in the games. Refresh- official hosts to all spooks and | ments will also be sold during goblins Saturday night when they the event. will sponsor a Hallowe'en Carni- ‘event. | /al at the Community Center. | Bill Grissom chairman of this Everyone is invited to attend! year’s carnival, revealed that pro- the event, which will feature a!ceeds from the project will be cake dance, games, tricks and | used to purchase a flag pole to | 8 for children. Judging will! be erected at Kings Mountain! held with a prize to go to! High School and also to aid in wre winner of the best costume. No ‘admission to the carnival will be charged while a charge of 10 cents will be made for par- : decorating a float to be entered | in the Christmas parade. The fun evening will get under- | way at 7 p.m. | iZities building, | Francis Gillespie of Toledo, Ohio, i children and six greai-grandchil- Asphalt Paving, City Bids Show May, the ity found. Tuesday night, inflation has hit | the asphalt paving business by $1.59 per ton and the commission | tablell action on paving the Dil- | ling Sire street entrance and new | 3 " p strec t Morin Re ” ce Drive One-Fifth | Complete; 57105 Reported To Date of the s was low bidder on the estimated 234 tons of os phalt at $9 per ton, while As phalt Paving bid $9.50 per ton. ds on paviniy projects last May were $7.50 and $7.75 per efforts to raise a record $35,100 United End first week's | In other actions, the commis Fund budget revealed only Siem: tl Ho | $7,103.50 turned in to drive Chair- for Authorized purchase ol man Don Jones through yesterday. | 1600 eet of eight-inch sewer pipe | pha 10-day drive is scheduled to rand 2000 feet of 12-inch sewer | continue through Saturday. | Pipe. ; : No reports ‘have been heard |. 2) Authorize purchase of apron the commercial division and puttic address sys‘em and lock- public employes, however, where jers for two of the for locker | ihe bulk of the contributions are jrocms at the neighborhood fac! raised. A noon kick-off last Wed. nesday noted $5,882 in cash and pledges ag: t the total budget. Becky Scism in Supt. Jones’ of- fice said yesterday receipts thus 3) Ordered public hearings three zoring petitions: a) re quest of W. K. Mauney, Jr., for rezoning el on ng a parcel ol land 01 far have ‘been received as follows: ast Gold street frem light in- industrial divi $4,120: cor- Ustry to heavy industry desig: | respondence ; schools (three! nation; b) request of James and | por rted) 1.50; profe nal, 3renda Coodi » POZO ’ " - Bre nda Cogdill fo rezomng of a, ; and advance gifts, $1,807. ot at the intersection of Cleve. | Sharing in the 1971 fund are land avenue and Church street | from residential to neighborhood business designation; ¢) request of ‘Arthur Bell for rezoning eight local agenci Helping Hand, Piedmont Council, es: Ministerial j Boy Scouts Amer- $7,972; > ; { ican Red Cross, Cleveland County, EES . oO rN alls | eo ~ (i - ‘ . Aires lots of the Harry Falls 1 $5,000; Girl Scouts Pioneer Coun- plat from residential to neigh- | cil, $3,7750; Kings Mountain High borhoo business designation. School Band, $2,550; Kings Moun- tain Rescue Squad, $4,584. Kings » M tai High School horus, Jackson Services |i, en, sono chorus, $1,600. North Carolina Commun- ity Services, budgeted at $3,074 of the total, include such varied Funeral services for Hasting | agencies as the Children’s Home Jackson of 112 N. Watterson | Society of North Carolina, Trave- | Street were conducted Tuesday at | ler’s Aid Association of America 2 p.m. from the St. Paul Holiness | and the N. C. Mental Health As-| Held Tuesday Church in Lawndale with the! sociation. Rev. Samuel Martin officiating.| Administrative costs are bud- Burial was in ‘the church ceme-|geted at $500 with $569.72 in a tery. Jackson died Saturday at thei home of his daughter, Mrs. Mable! J. Davis. Surviving are four Mrs. Davis of the contingency fund. The industrial division, of which Marvin Teer is chairman, has accepted 55 per cent of the quota. UF President J. C. Bridges has appealed to area residents to be generous in their contributions as workers seek to reach the rec- ord figure. daughters, | home, Mrs. | Mrs. Onelious Glenn and Mrs. Liz- zie McGill of Shelby; son, the Rev. Hoover Jackson of Shelby; ' two sisters, Mrs. Louise Wilson and Mrs. Flossie ,McKinney of Shelby; brother, Willie Jackson of Newport News, Va.; 20 grand- METER RECEIPTS Parking meter receipts for the week ending Tuesday totaled $165.26, including $11.15 from off-street meters and $154.11 lrom on-street meters and fines. dren. TREATMENT PLANT SHOWN — Mayor John Henry Moss de- scribes functions of the instrument panel at the new Buffalo Creek water treatment plant to a group 'of visitors at Sunday afternoon’s “progress” tour. An estimated thousand persons visit- ed ‘the new plant which is expected to be furnishing water to Kings Mountain, Reporting KM United Fun Is Slow TO CONFERENCE—Cindy Alex- ander, daughter of Postmaster and Mrs. Charles Alexander, represented the county at the Governor's Conference on Chil- dren Youth September 29th in Raleigh. Cindy Alexander Teo Speak Sunday On Russian Trip Ciudy Alexander, 11th grader at Kings Mountain High School who was one of the 250 Good News Singers whe made the trip to Russia during the summer, will tell of her trip and show slides made during the fwo-weeks stay behind the Iron Curtain at West- over Baptist Church Sunday, Nov- ember 1. dindy’s talk will include own and other experiences of the group during their singing tour which was conducted Van Ramsey of Shelby, minister of music at First Baptist Church there. Special music will also be on the program, which is scheduled for 7 p.m. ROTARY PROGRAM Dr. Craig Jones will tell of his journeys in Spain and North Africa via “air chair express” at the Thursday noon meeting of the Rotary club at Kings Moun- tain Country Club. > LE her Pages Today 2 Congressicnal, Senate Races Get Top Interest Kings Mountain and Cleveland County citizens go to the polls Tuesday along with their neigh- bors throughout North Carolina to ho oficiales from courthouse te Congress. Polls cpen at 6:30 a.m. and loze at 6:30 p.m. Prime interest in Cleveland [ centers on twe contests: 1) the 1968 re-play of the tenth district contest ici U. 8. representative James 1. Broyhill, the Republican incumbent and Basil L. Whitener, six-tesm ex - Congressman and Demceratic challenger, and 2) the contest between J. Ollie Harris, Kings Mountain Democrat and Jim Atkins, Gastonia Repub- lican to succeed retiring Senator Jack H. Whit ie senator. as st Other r. Kings and Cleveland voter termine arc aces Mountain will help de state House of for Representatives, where Represen- tative W. K. Mauney, of Kings Ss an odds-on favorite Republican A. Hobart Senator Mar- ia, is sim > chal- ther race with Kings Moun 1in interest attends the candi- dacy of Republican Bob Maner, Mountain insuranceman, who is a candidate for one of two ts on the county commission. are B. E. (Pop) Simmons, commission chairman, | and Phil Rucker, along with Sim- mons victor in the May Demo cratic primary. Incumbent Demo- crat Charlie Greene is retiring. { In the “sleep-easy” unopposed | list are these Democrats: veteran Sheriff Haywood Allen, Mrs. Ruth Dedmon, candidate for clerk of | Superior Court, M. D. (Bub) Walk- er, candidate to succeed Ollie Harris as coroner, John R. Friday, candidate to succeed retiring Su- perior Court Judge P. C. Frone- berger, and W. Hamp Childs, can- didate for solicitor of Superior Court. | sea he Democrats Improvement Group Meeting Slated The regular monthly meeting of the Kings Mountain Improvement Association will be held Sunday, November 1, at the Community Building on Cleveland Avenue. Meeting time is 5 p.m. Those interested in affiliated with the are asked to attend. becoming organization the city in about ten days. Water mains are now being sanitized. On completion, water ‘samples will be sent to the State Board of Health. Approval of the tests will enable to put the system into service. | | tors | classrooms and give a better in-: | 185 teachers are employed. PRICE TEN CENTS TOP OF THE TICKET — Former Representative Basil L. Whitener, Gastcnia’ Democrat, seeks to regain at Tuesday’s election, the tenth district congressional seat he lost in 1968 to Republican James T. Broyhill, of Lenoir. Barefoot In Park Opens On Friday S/S8qt. Foinoy Canipe Four Showings Tr coms Of Simon Comedy iro or second ior. Are Scheduled Ociober 19 for his second tour of He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. duty in Vietnam. Tickets are now on sale for the T. H. Canipe, 208 Virginia avenue, | Kings Mountain Little Theatre's Bessemer City, and ‘hushand of | Presentation of “Barefoot In The the former Diane Anderson, | Park”, which will be given at daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. L.| the Woman's Club in four per- Anderson, of Kings Mountain. | mances: | The Canipes have four children.! . November 6 and 7 are the first | show dates with the second dates —— scheduled November 13-14. Each - y . ‘j'curtain opening will be at 8 p.m. Education Week Events Underway Kings Mountain schools are joining schools throughout the na- tion this week in observance of | National Education Week with | special invitati issued by Sup- | cHntendent Donita ones for sar. DTG Program and | - This Weekend ents to visit classrooms school facilities. Mrs. Martha Bridges, chairman | of the local observance which is, This weekend, October 31 - Nov- ember 1, YAAP (Young Adults Ac- being sponsored by the public re- | lations committee of the North | tion Program) will sponsor a pro- Carolina Association of Educa-| gram on drug abuse with two in- said yesterday this year's | formative sessions to be led by observance has generated more | a gr up of young people from Au- interest in the area than in for- | gusta, Ga. who are ex-dope ad- mer years and that the schools | dicts. have enjoyed greater visitation. “ . The young people refer to their The week, October 25-31, pro- | Work as “Operation Salvation” claimed National Education Week | and each time they hold a meet in Kings Mountain by Mayor ing they give inspiring testimon- John Henry Moss, has its| les of how Christ brought them theme “Shape Schools For The from the very depths of drug ad- 70's” and is designed to draw the | diction to the infinite heights of public’s attention to the public | Christian love and faith. They will be at the Kings fountain Community Center Sat- urday evening at 7:30 pm. to | + : Faculties and students have | meet with all interested adults and tell them how they may in- been actively involved in the ob: | a ance and all of Kings Moun- | fluence their children to stay a- has been made aware of the | Way from drugs. They will also special week through school dis-| &1ve a wealth of other plays which have been placed in| lon and answer any downtown store windows. Many | that may arise. , shoppers have stopped to browse On Sunday afternoon at 2:30 and discuss the displays, Mrs. |P-m., the group will hold a ses- Bridges said. Sion at the Community Center Students are hosting the visita- | for young people only tion and aiding by conducting the dangers of drugs. visitors through school facilities | Pe plenty of time for or to classrooms of their choice. | 8nd answer period, Ray Holmes is stage manager for the Neil Simon play while Nancy Wiesener is prompter; Kathy Cox, sound and lighting; Mrs. Robert Cox, properties; and Mrs. Aubrey Mauney, house chair- man. as sight to modern teaching and | y classroom work among parents. : informa- questions to discuss There will a question a spokesman The eight schools within the | said. Kings Mountain system are at- Rt — tended by 4,179 students while Beauticians Provide Richard Green is NCAE presi- Hospital Equipment dont. | Kings Mountain Beauty Shops | have collaborated ae to provide a | gift to make milady’s stay in ule arade ‘| Kings Mountain hospital more . | Measant. | December 4 { The beauty shops had installed | a special lavatory and side cabi- merchants | Net for necessary suplies to make Kings Mountain will stage a Christmas parade on | SH&mpooing easier, Additionally, hich s metology students do Since the last parade, members A He o. er 3 SC N i of the Kings Mountain Mer ; 1etiule, Administrator chants association have been in- | Swan reports, ‘hool th the December 4th for the in several years. first time COS - sham: regular Grady REV. BUSH'S TOPIC The Rev. N. C. Bush will use as his sermon topic Sunday, November 1, at the 11 o'clock vesting Christmas season promo- tion cash in refurbishing outdoor Christmas lights and decorations. Mrs Ida Joy, association secre- tary, said six floats are definite : entries, with more anticipated. Worship hour at Grace Metho- Yes, Santa Claus will be on dist Church The Gospel of the hand, toos wl | Grace of God" SAPPY | i

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