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The Kings Mountain herald. (Kings Mountain, N.C.) 18??-1974, August 03, 1972, Image 1

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"H @: SEE 9 0 Population Greater Kings M=""*ain 21.914 City Limits 8,465 sme Greater Mountain gure is derived from the ? janvary 1966, and includes the 14,890 populativm Number 6,124 fron Bamber County and , and the 5 Township, In Cleveland vweuntain Township iv Gaston ATR Kings Mountain's Reliable Newspaper Pages Today 83 No. 31 545th ORDINANCE REUNION — World War II Army veterans in the 545th Ordinance Division held a get to-gether Sunday at the American Legion building. Lunch was spread and members and their families enjoyed an afternoon of fellowship. Senator J. Ollie Harris and Mayor John Moss appeared on the program and Rev. Paschal Waugh said the invocation. Front row, from left to right; M. W. Whitt and Max Burham, both of North Carolina; Johnny Ramindino of New York: Melvin Bowen of South Carolina, George Oakley of North Carolina and Lcu Caruso of Pennsylvan- ia; second row, from left, Edwin Gardy of New Jersey, George Plummer of New York, Joe Grogan. Earl Gilley, Bonner Long, Grady Barber, Ned Harris, Charles Dwyer, Ollie Harris, Rev. Waugh, Mayor Moss, all of North Carolina; Back row, Frank Hamrick, co-chairman; Hubert Van Pelt of N. C.; William Hardin of S. C.; Frank Krumnaeker of New York: Arnold Vogt of Florida; Lamar Subdeth of S. C.. Sam Efird, Clinton Jolly, co-chairman; William Wilson of Ohio, Clay Fisher and Charles Evington, both of South Carolina, and Lindbergh Dixon, Post 155 Commander of Kings Mountain. (Herald Photo by Brother-In-Law 0f KM Women Is Electrocuted A 40-year-old retired USAF Master Sergeant, Verron John Smith, of Alexis, brother of Mrs. H. R. Tindall of Kings Mountain, was accidentally electrocuted in a freak home accident Friday Isaac Alexander) Women To Resume night. Mr. Smith is also half brother- in-law of Mrs. George T. Stewart and Mrs. George W. Sellers, both of Kings Mountain. Mrs. Smitn is the former = Betty Jo Bell of ings Mountain, daughter of Mr. d Mrs, M. L. Bell of. Mount Holly, former Kings Mountain residents. Mr. Smith had worked in the Electronics Department of Chan nel 36 TV in Charlotte since his | discharge from the service last October after a 20 year tour of duty. He and his family were re- modeling a farm near Stanley. He was a member of Alexis Bap- tist church and a Mason. Funeral rites were held Sunday afternoon at 3 pm. from Alexis Baptist church with masonic rites and interment in Goshen cemetery in North Belmont. ‘Mr. Smith was installing a fluorescent light over the Kitch: en sink at his home using an electric drill when he drilled into a live wire. The accident occurred about 7:45 p.m. He was rushed by life saving crew ambulance to a Charlotte hospital where he died about an hour later. Other survivors include two daughters, Marcia and Verna Smith; one son, John Smith, all of the home; his mother, Mrs. Grace McAlpine of Macon, Ga.; one brother, Myril Smith of Bel mont; and four other sisters, Mrs. Frances Sewell of Chester, S. C., Mrs. Janette Frazier, Miss Debbie Smith, both of Belmont, and Mrs. Jerry Martin of Ma- con, Ga. Steve Jolly Wins Grant Stephen A. Jolly, son of Mrs. Clyde Jolly and the late Mr. Jol- ly of Shelby, has been admitted to the Ph.D. program in the Graduate School of Business Ad- ministration, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In May, Jolly was awarded a grant as a reseach assitant which car- ries an annual stipend of $3500. Joly scored in the top one per- cent of all persons taking the Ad- mission Test for Graduate Study in Business in the past five years. The test is administered nation- wide to college seniors seeking admission to graduate programs in business. He is a graduate of R. S. Cen- tral high school in Rutherfordton and the University of North Car- olina at Chapel Hill. Mayor's Father Is Seriously Ill Manuel A. Moss, father lowing a stroke. Mr. Moss is a patient in the | Kinzs Mountain hospital. of Kings Mountain Mayor John H. Moss, remaing seriously ill fol- Attic Sales | Women of Central Methodist church will resume their attic sales next weekend. Headquarters for the promo- t#ion“is" in a new location, in the building + formerly occupied by Tony's Discount on Battleground Avenue! Clothing will be on display next Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and the sale will be continued each weekend. Mrs. Neisler's Sister Passes Funeral riteg for Mrs, Odessa Terry Andrews, of Raleigh, sis-| ter of Mrs. C, E. Neisler, Jr. of | Kings Mountain, were conducted | Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock | from Edenton Street Methodist | church in Raleigh. Mrs. Andrews, widow of C. L.| Andrews of Raleigh, died Satur- extended ill- | day following an | ness, She was a native of Rocking- ham, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. George Grafton Terry. She is survived, in addition to | her sister here, by one daughter, | Mrs. Austin Lemon of Alexan- dria, Va., one brother and four sisters. SBA Official To Discuss Loans Businessmen in the central business urban renewal area have been invited to a meeting at First Union National Bank Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock when a representative of the Small Busi- ness Administration will outline provisions of the SBA’s displaced business loan program. Gene White, director of the Kings Mountain Redevelopment commission, wrote: “I have recently learned of a special opportunity available to individuals in business whq will be displaced by Unban Renewal action. “The Small Business Adminis- tration has a Displaced Business Loan Program available with in- terest rates and ladvantages that you dan not obtain elsewhere. “A representative of the Small Business Administration will meet with us Tuesday, August 8, 1972 at 10:00 a.m. at the First Union National Bank in Kings Mountain. “I urge your attendance or a | responsible representative to get the facts.” SERMON TOPIC “Three R’s Of Christian Faith” Charge Of Murder Filed Against Teat " Eighty-Third Year Kings Mountain, N. C., Thursday, August 3, 1972 Bill Has Passed | Johnny Costner House, Awaits Action of Senate Killed In Wreck Aynor, $. C. Crash Fatal If the revenue sharing bill pass- ed recently by the house of Rep- resentatives is adopted by the Senate and signed by the Presi- dent, preliminary figures show that Kings Mountain wil! receive $57,011 under the proposed plan. Cleveland County governments weuld receive a total of $957,503, For Paul VFW Post 9811 Meeting Monday | Tax Discount Period ‘New August Only 1972 city ad valorem taxes | a.cordinge 12 Con aTesSITE : 3 ayab ] he tl | according 320 U y- Langressman Frank B. Glass Post 9811 will y are payable during the month | Nick Galifianakis ; Nondes [1] KM Youth of August at a discount of two Galil ianakis, a member of the hold gi De i the Post ree { es Flora : night at 7:30 pm. a 3 5 percent. So / -opriations C °F a : House Appropriations Committee, home on Grover road. Slate law has been changed, voted for revenue sharing when making the maximum discount | jt was approved 274-121 ny the two percent and payable dur- | rouse on June 22. ing the month of August. | Formally titled the State and Lqcal Fiscal Assistance Act of | 1972, the measure calls for North w | Carolina's state government to Tack White, Ir. Commander Jack Smith said a | free supper will be servtd, cour- | tesy of Silver Villa. ne A beach trip ended in tragedy | for a Kings Mountain youth Sat- | urday morning when Johnny | Costner, 18, of 1270 Midpines, | tn was killed in a two-car accident | five miles east of Ayner, S.C, on| Highway 501. School Opening Costner and a friend, sort Busy For Faculty Bowens, also of Kings Mcuntain, | were on their way to Myrtle | {receive aboug $36.3 million an-| Dana Scholar | Principals and teachers in the|ly about $76.8 million. A total of Beach, S. C., when |nually and Jarheel county and municipal go¥ernments collective- the pickup | Kings Mountain Schgol System | approximately $1131 million in| Jack White, Jr, son of City | truck which Costner was driving | Will have a busy four days Au-| federal revenues would flow in- Attorney Jack White and Mrs. | collided head-on with a car driv- | | White, is recipient of a Chas les | rfect, but|A. Dana Scholarship to Dovidson | over the college. White is a sophomore student. gust 21-24, preparing for the first| to North Carolina. full day of school on August 25. | not pe Mtttings, lectures and evalua-|it is an improvement { tion of instructional programs are | present state and local tax sit- | “This bill is en by Ernest Galloway of High Point. The scholarship, which carries | A 12-year-old passenger in the | on tap and orientation day for all | uations,” Galifianakis said. “It| > Galloway car, Dawn Dawkins, | district schools students will be |will equalize some tax inequities|an annual stipend varying in a-| was also killed. Bowens and | held on August 24. {and will kreathe new life into|mount from $100 to $2,000, is re- three passengers in the Galloway car weie injured and taken to Conway Hospital. { ually. The Mondoay, August 21 sche-imany of our hard-pressed local|newal ann . | A. Dana Scholarships | dule will consistmostly of staff| sgyernments. | Charles S meetings with the principals and | are awarded to approximately 15 | | teachers reviewing inventories | | members of each of the three up- | and meeting with co-teachers. | per classes at Davidson and Scho- | No general meetings are sche- | lars are selected on the basis of | ‘Superior Stone According to investigating offi- | cer J. W. Priest, both Costner and Miss Dawieing were killed in-| gyleq for Tuesday. Teachers will academic proficiency, character | stantly. | Learning Activity Packages | romotes owe |and good citizenship, evidence of | Both Bowens and Galloway |Spend the day preparing their; | leadership potential and effective | : . : sp: ™ sarnin Hivitv Daclkaoes were listed in fair condition later | Learning Activity Packages Melvin Berry Also Charged In Murder Case A 20-year-old Kings Moun. man. has been arrested by Ga ton Rural Police and charged wita murder in connection with the shooting death of Lauder MkcCul- lough, 50, of Bessemer City. Charged was Rocky Teat of 605 Gold Street. Also charged was Melvin Berry Jr., 20, of Bessemer City. Both were arrested at their homes, according to Captain Jim Auten of the Gaston Rural Police Department. McCullough was found lying on the site of the Landers ICha- pel-High Shoals Road about 8:30 a.m. Monday by a boy riding a bicycle. McCullough apparently died of. three .38 bullets fired into his back and possibly in the chest. Auten said robbery apparently was the motive for the killing. “Folks who knew him said usually carried between $500 and $700 in his billfold,” Auten said. Auten said McCullough was assaulted at his mobile home on East Texas Avenue and Bessemer City and carried to the road where he was found. Bethlehem Homecoming Set Bethlehem Baptist church will observe annual Homecoming Day at services Sunday. Rev. Russell Fitts, pastor, will deliver the message at the 11 o'clock worship hour. Picnic lunch will be spread at the noon -hour. “All friends, members of the congregation, former members and pastors are invited to share in the day’s activities and fellow- ship”, said the pastor. he | Jay W. Powel!, who has been participation in the activities of (LAP's), planning and develop-| General Superintendent of the|the college community, | ing centers of interest and re-|\Western Area of Martin Mari-| viewing operation and : ‘care of etta Aggregates (formerly su-| Re ister At School media equipment. Principals will perior Stone Company), and Sup-| g hold committee and department | erintendent of the Kings Moun. Near Your Home staff meetings and orient new | isin plant, has been promoted to| | stalf members. Borat ¥ Operations Manager of the Char- Superintendent Dona ones lotte Area. The promotion was era ee 4 will preside over a general stafi| announced by William G. Ross, Mountain School District are] | meeting from 10:30-11:30 a.m. |Vice President of Operations. [asked to register at the school | Wednesday in the Kings Moun-| Powell's area is newly organiz. | Nearest his home. 3 tain High School cafeteria. Dud- ed and includes plants at Pine-| Superintendent ‘Donald Jones | ley Flood and Gene <Causby of | yille (Arrowood), Monroe (Bak- said today that principals are on Raleigh will speak on “Human ers), Charlotte, (Charlotte, Mat- duty and urge all new students Relations” from 12 noon until|thews and Mallard Creek), and to sve them as soon as possible. 1:30 after ttachers have lunch |pavidson. | Jones said that any new stu- as guests of the Board of Educa-| A native of North Wilkesboro, | dent. not knowing what schoo! | tion. Powell joined the company jn] istrict he lives in should con- Superintendent Jones pointed 194. He and his wife, the former tact the school : administration out that the school system is be- | Evelyn Brewer, have two song, | THC or any principal. ginning to stress human rela-|one in Shelby working with Mar-| - in the day Saturday and Mrs. | Galloway was listed in critical | condition. Their daughter, Julie, | was treated for injuries and re- | leased from Conway Hospital. Any schoo! students who Soni] recently moved into the Kings | Bowens has since been released | and is recuperating at home. | Funeral services for Costner, a 1972 graduate of Kings Mountain High School were conducted Mon- day at 3 p.m. by the Rev. John | | Frazier at Midview Baptist | | Church, where he was a member. Burial was in Mountain Rest Cemetery. | Surviving are his parents, Mr. {and Mrs. Grady Costner; two | brothers, Scott and Charles Cost- ner of Kings Mountain; and one | sister, Mrs. Larry Bess of Grover. ® hs) 2 ! i . . ’ ire ommm | tions (patriotism and moral val- | tin Marietta, and one in the va: Jack White S | T be ues) from the first grade level rines in Okinawa. The Powel!| t | through the high sc#ool level. |family resides in Kings NW : [ eac er | : y gs Moun ‘Father Passes Funeral rites for Emmett | White, 77, of Laurinburg, father | of City Attorney Jack H. White of Kings Mountain, were conduct- ed Saturday afternoon from First | church | Baptist Church of King, inter- near Grever will observe Home-|{ ment following in the church Orientation Day on August 24 tain. will be a half-day for students as crientation is scheduled to be compleed by 11:45 p.m. School | staff mtetings will be htld from |1-3:30 p.m. as teachers complete | preparation for tht first full day of school. ‘Workshop | OnAugustl6 Long Branch Sets Homecoming he Kings Mountain Schools ; v : The wis Long (Branch Baptist System will hold its first substi-| tute teacher workshop August 16 HE. iu 5 ? 1 at the Schools Administration Break-In COME Day Sunday at special | cemetery. : | | Office. | services. | Mr. White, retired general man- | Rev. Sloan Murray, pastor, ager of Luter Packing Company | Superintendent Donald Jones Is Reported will fil! the pulpit at the 11|of Laurinburg, died Thursday. He | said that all persong interested | o'clock worship service which will | was a member of the Laurinburg lin doing substitute work must| The Cleveland County sheriff's | pe followed at 1 p.m. with dinner | Baptist church, native of Dobson, attend the workshop to be held department is investigating a on the grounds. » NSC from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. | Sunday night break-in at Battle- Rev. A. A. Ponder of Shelby! Besides his son here, he is sur: : | ground Service Station on Grover. win deliver the sermon at 2 p.m. | vived by his wife, Mrs. Hannah Jones said the schoo! board| Detective Paul Barbee reported ang special singing will be fea-| Hutchins White; five sons, Dr. City Revenue Sharing Part $ | tain, | Kings Mountain; | Mountain and Carl | Pruett, PRICE TEN CENTS 57,011 eet ete Rites Conducte Gladden ‘Drowning Victim Saved Girl, ‘Then Lost Life Funeral rites for Paul Wayne Gladden, 20, who drowned last Wednesday evening, were con- ducted Sunday afternocn at 3 p/m. from Second Baptist church with the Rev. Eugene Land and the Rev. Frank Shirley cfficiating. Interment was in Mountain Rest cemetery. Young Gladden drowned about 7 pm. last Wednesday off the beach of Southport near Wil- mington as he swam out into the ocean to help save @ girl from drowning. He was a member of Second Baptist church youth | group on a retreat at the North Carclina Baptist Assembly Camp Caswell. Rev. Eugene Land, leader of the retreat group from Kings Moun- said Gladden helped get the girl back to a rcpe and safe- ty before he suddenly disappear- ed in the water. He said the cur- rent was pretty bad with a heavy undertow. The Coast Guard recovered the body Friday. Gladden’s brother, Denver Ed- ward Gladden, drowned nearly 20 years ago to the day - July 28, 1952 - in Lake Wylie. Denver Gladden was 21 at the time of his death. Gladden wag a student at Gas- ton college and was employed at Lambeth Corporation. He was ac- tive in youth work in Second Baptist church, a 1970 graduate ol Kings Mountain high school. Surviving are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John W. Gladden of three brothers, J. W. Gladden, Jr. of Plymouth, Mich., Timothy Gladden of Kings Gladden of Flint, Michigan; and six sisters, Mrs. Sam McAbee of Grand Blane, ¥ | Michigan, Mrs. M. C. Falls, Jr. | of Glen Burnie, Md.,, Mrs. R. M. | Dixon of - Charlotte, Mrs. Gary Fisher of Raleigh, Mrs. Ed Dumas | of Fort Wayne, Indiana and Mus. | Morris Jernigan of Matthews. Active pallbearers were Darrell De Pruett, Keith Laughter, Ted Ford, Wilford Rog- ers. Dennis Champinn, Fowrin Falls, Jack and Bruce King, Dasi« ny and Kevin McAbee and Dans ny Bryant. alae Judge Griffith's Rites Conducted Funeral rites for Judge Steve C. Griffith, 73, of Newberry, S. C., husband of the former Bertie Lee Hambright, former resident of nis nis | Kings Mountain, were conducted {last year adopted the following | Monday morning that someone t;req, | Emmett White of Valdese, Wil- | ~ [ | Monday afternoon from Central | substitute teacher regulations: | had entered the station through 2 Rayjval gervices will begin on|liam White of Brevard, Linney | real door by removing a panel yranday ethno ith services| Whi . T Methodist church of Newberry, 1) That the teacher have at Tos ; Loh pe (Monday evening with services White of Hampton, Va, Glenn]: 4 rari | from the door. He said the per-|hiohtly at 7:30 p.m. Visiting| White of Laurinburg and Ed interment following in Rosemont [least a high school diploma but | | some college training is preferr- | | ed; | | 2) That the teacher attend a| | two-hour workshop conducted by | the school administration. cemetery. ; Judge Griffith had retired as _ | judge of the 8th Judicial Circuit. | He was brother-in-law of Mrs. | B. O. Weaver and Mrs. C. C. Whis- . | nant of Kings Mountain and un- son who entered would have had evangelist will be Rev. Wesley White to beeh small in order to get) ~,.ant of Asheville. viving through . the hole in the door. > : Reported stolen were six car- tons of Cigarettes and about $3. of Rockingham. Also sur- | are 14 grandchildren. Faculty Promotions Announced; | Jones said that several work: | | shops will be held throughout | | the year but August 16 is the on- | ly date scheduled thug far. | Insurance Honor Bill Cashion New Dean Of Men - Susstitute teacher pay is $15 To T D. Tindall | [per day and applications are be-| qyomag D. Tindall, Life of of : : AS : | |ing accepted at the school ad- | iaoorgia insurance representative Wright was appointed Supervis-| cause he has been in the com-| | ios i $ 3 | ae Y i ~ orvi zs } i 3 | ministration office. lin this area for 24 years, was on of School Food Services In|munity a long time, he knows By GARY STEWART students. He will also be in Bill Cashion was named Dean| charge of busing. Men and Martha Herndon| “We selected Mr. Cashion be- | Frank B. Glass Post 9811, Vet- erans of Foreign Wars, Auxiliary copped six awards and Post 9811 won two at the District 14 meet- ing of the VFW and Auxiliary Sunday in Moortsville. The Auxiliary, of which Mrs. Frank B. Glass is the outgoing president, was cited for its work with Western Carolina Center at Morganton, for its participation gram giving students the oppor- will be the sermon topic of Rev. N. C. Bush at Sunday morning worship hour at 11 c'clock at Grace United Metho- { dist church. { 31, 1971. The 25 members of the Auxili lary also won citationg VFW Auxiliary and Post Honored For Service To Carolina Center in the Voce of Democracy pro- tunity to think, write and speak | up for democracy; for community | were Commander Smith and Mrs. | Army, and rejoined the company | more service and for attaining 100 per- | Smith; Mrs. Ruff and her moth- as an insurance representative. cent membership by December | er, Mrs. Eloree of merit old Glass. | honored with a “Master Sales- persennel promotions announced | the people and has a background | { man” award by the Raleigh Di-|by Schools Superintendent Don- | of being a firm disciplinarian,” | | vision for “outstanding produc- ald Jones W ednesday. Jones said. “We felt like this was | | tion and performance in June.” Cashion, who has been a|the type af person we needed.” | Mr. Tindall was among three teacher in the city schools for Cashion, who had been a driv- | top salesmen from the Gastonia 12 years, was named to a new |er’s education instructor, is a ; : Fe rirz 3 ; re SOS st whic scame open when | graduate of Kings Mountai ig! |for its Western Carolina Center office, including one from Gas post which be come | pe a Mou in High | program and 1971-72 rating | tonia and one ffom Hickory, who | William Young resigned as as | School, Gardner-Webb Junior Col-| | sheets © | were honored by the company. sistant principal at Kings Moun: | lege and Newberry College, He| J. G. Gammon, vice president] tain High School. | hag done post-graduate work at | | The group was cited for volun- | : . | 3 Ll ll | teer service to the center at Mor-| and director of agencies and! Young resigned because of | Appalachian State and Lenoir | |H. W. Martin, division manager, | health reasons and will teach| Rhyne. He taught and coached] anton. : ] 2 Mrs. Robert Ruff, new president | presented the award. internal combustion engines, the | of the Auxiliary, acepted the a-| Mr. Tindall son of Mr. and post he held before assuming the | | wards. Comander Jack Smith ac-| Mrs. A. U. Tindall, and a Kings | assistant principal's dutie 5 , | cepted the VFW awards which Mountain resident since youth, Supt. Jone noted that the pos included citations for community | joined Life of Virginia alter ser-|of assistant principal will not be strvice and Voice of Decomracy. | vice during World ‘War II, then | filled. “We felt that the duties] ir. | was called back during the Ko-|and responsibilities of the person in the holding this position would be specific if it was called | Dean of Men,” Jones said. Mrs. Peterson; Mr. and He is a (Baptist,” a Mason, mar- Cozelle Vance is Dean of Women. | Mrs. Ben Case, Mr. and Mrs. Bob ried to the former Barbara Bar- Cashion’s primary responsibili- .| Hullender and Mr. and Mrs. Har- ker of Troutman and father of, ties will be related to the con- three children. | duct and discipline of the male] athletics in Taylorsville, N. C., for five years before joining the KMHS faculty in 1960. Since coming to KMHS, Cash: | ion has been assistant football] and track coach in addition to| teaching driver's education. Jones pointed out that he and the board of education believe | that Cashion “will do an excel-| lent job of bridging a gap that’s been a concern of many people.” Jones, of course, was referring Continued On Page Six | | Ben Case is outgoing commander. Attending the district meeting |rean War for two years / cle of Mrs. W. L. McMackin of Kings Mountain. Going to the funeral from Kings Mountain were Mrs. Weav- er, the Whisnant family, Mrs. Me- Mackin, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Mec: Mackin, Jr. and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Hughes. Judge Griffith was elected to the South Carolina House of Rep- resentatives in 1943 and served until his election as Judge of the Eighth Judicial Circuit on April 11, 1945, in which post he served until his retirement February 28, 1967. His alma mater, Georgetown University, cited Judge Griffith as a Juris Doctor with its Gold- en Jubilee Citation dated May 20, 1972. He was chairman of the Official Board, lay leader and charter member of Newberry Central Methodist church. Besides his wife and area kin- folk, surviving are two sons; four grandchildren; two sisters, ‘and one brother. PRIVILEGE LICENSES City privilege license sales this year have totaled $5574 against the $6300 budget esti. mate,

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