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THE MONDAY EDITION
VOL. 87 NO. 48
NORTH CAROLIN A 23086
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1976
Good morning, subscriber.
This is the first edition of your new
twice-weekly Mirror-Herald. This
week the second edition will arrive
on Wednesday morning due to the
holiday closing schedule at the post
office for Thanksgiving.
Beginning next week The Mirror-
Herald will be in the mails and on
the street at the regular Tuesday
and Thursday dates.
Publishing two editions each
week, when the business and
editorial offices are 25-miles from
the printing facilities, poses a few
problems. For this reason new
deadlines for advertisers and
editorial matter contributors have
Good Morning, Subscriber...
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advertising the deadline is 3:80 p. m.
Friday. For the Thursday edition the
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nesday. For ads, 8:30 p. m. Tuesday.
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The advertising department has
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To Be Given Here
Tomorrow the Cleveland County
Health Department public health
nurses, with the assistance of Dr.
Joe Lee of Kings Mountain, will be at
the community center to give free
Swine Flu vaccinations.
Kings Mountians may receive
their shots between 9 a. m. and 1 p.
m. in the health department offices
on the lower level of the community
Two types of vaccination are
#cheduled Tuesday. First, for
persons in good health and between
the ages of 18 and 659, there is the
Swine Flu vaccination.
The second type is a combination
of Swine Flu and A Victoria Flu.
These inoculations are for persons
who suffer chronic health problems
or who are 80-years of age and older.
Health department officials state
inoculation against influenza is very
important because everyone is
subject to contracting the disease.
Health officials state that the strains
of flu alter from one season to the
next and immunity to the type of
virus a person has developed during
the year may not be effective at
fighting off the altered strain the
The health department gives the flu
vaccinations five days each week,
from 8:30 a. m. until 4:45 p. m., at
the department, 315 Grover St.,
Kings Mountain district pupils will
get a long weekend for Thanksgiving
Classes will suspend on Wed-
nesday, resuming on Monday
Program Is Slated
A community Thanksgiving
Celebration will be held Wed., Nov.
24, at 7:30 p. m. at Resurrection
This annual union Thanksgiving
service is sponsored by the Kings.
Mountain Ministerial Association.
The Rev. Eugene Land, pastor of
Second Baptist Church, will bring
the message, ‘‘The Magnificent
Liturgists for this service will be
the Rev. Marvin Greenway, the Rev.
A. Glenn Boland, the Rev. George
Sherrill, the Rev. Frank Shirley, and
Wiliam McDaniel, recently elected
moderator of Kings Mountain
Miss Terri Plonk will serve as
acolyte and Miss Kim Gladden as
crucifer. The Resurrection Church
choir, under the direction of Donald
Deal, will sing ‘Psalm 108" and
‘‘Rejoice Ye Pure in Heart."
Trumpeters, Rodney Deaton, Mark
Sanders, and Robert Swofford, will
accompany the choir and organ for
the singing of the processional
hymn. Mrs. Aubrey S. Mauney will
be the organist.
Following this Thanksgiving
Celebration the Lutheran Church
Women of Resurrection Church
invite all worshippers to Fellowship
Hall for refreshments and
Dr. Charles Edwards, chairman of
the committee that planned this
service, invites ‘‘all citizens of Kings
Mountain to come together to offer
praise and thanksgiving to Almighty
God for His continued blessings to us
as individuals, as a community, and
as a nation.”
Four Kings Mountain churches
plan Thanksgiving Day breakfasts
and one, St. Matthew's Lutheran
Church, will hold the traditional
“The Matins Service of Thanks-
giving’’ at 10 a. m. on Thursday.
Men of the churches will prepare
and serve the early breakfast at
Central United Methodist Church at
6 a. m., at First Presbyterian
Church at 7a. m., at Kings Mountain
Baptist Church at 7 a. m. and at
Boyce Memorial ARP Church at
7:30 a. m.
Rev. Robert L. Allen will deliver
the sermon at Thursday morning's
service at St. Matthew's Church.
Devotional-meditations will fea-
ture the services which Rev. Gary
Bryant will lead at First
Presbyterian Church, Rev. Robert
E. Boggan, Jr. at Central United
Methodist, Rev. J. C. Goare at Kings
Mountain Baptist Church and Dr.
Charles Edwards at Boyce
Memorial ARP Church following
Set At Bethany
Grover plans a community-wide
Thanksgiving service Wednesday
evening at 7:30 p. m. at Bethany
Dr. Olin Whitener, the new minis-
ter of Shiloh Presbyterian Church in
Grover and Dixon Presbyterian
Church in Kings Mountain, will
deliver the sermon.
All churches in the Grover area
will gather for the service,
suspending traditional midweek
A nursery will be provided for the
Dr. Whitener is a recent graduate
of Columbia Theological Seminary
in Decatur, Ga.
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student subscription rate is $6.24 in
or out of the state.
Wanted: Motorists who may have
picked up a hitch-hiker on Sun., Oct.
8, after 9 p. m., traveling between
Kings Mountain and Shelby, call Sgt.
Richard Reynolds, detective with
the Kings Mountain Police
- Department, 789-3636.
Kings Mountain Police Depart-
ment, continuing investigation into
the October 8 murder of Rosemary
Knauer, Cleveland County fair
worker, hope that area citizens can
provide them with ‘more leads’ in
Sgt. Reynolds reminds that the
Fair closed early on that Sunday
night, at 6:80 p. m., and speculates
that the killer may have been on foot
and was given transportation, either
from the Shelby area to Kings
Mountain Inn or from Kings
Mountain to Shelby that evening.
‘“‘We request anyone who picked
up a thumbing passenger or
passengers anywhere in this area to
call the police department with this
information,” said Reynolds.
MAYBE AGAIN IN 1977?? — Larry Wood and Lee
Mcintyre, campaign chairman and president of the
Kings Mountain United Fund, pose with the Jefferson
Standard Award for Outstanding United Service won by
Over $56,600 Pledged
UF Surpasses Goal
“We Kling 5 Ui tod Fund
for 1877 has pledges totaling
$56,808.78 and the local drive is well
on its way toward earning the Jef-
ferson Standard Award for the sec-
ond consecutive year.
The 1977 goal was set at $38,000
and to date has exceeded that goal
by $17,605.78. That final total, ac-
cording to Larry Wood, campaign
chairman, might go even higher.
Pete Auerbach, director of
planning for North Carolina United
Way, Inc., told volunteers at the
KM Firemen Asking For Help
In Toys For Tots Campaign
Kings Mountain Firefighters are
again asking for help in their annual
Toys For Tots campaign. .
Fireman Frank Burns said the
calls for toys pickups have not been
as many as last year at this point.
However, the firemen do have about
16 bicycles on hand for repairing and
The former offices of Durham Life
Insurance on 8. Cherokee St. are
SANTA'S HELPERS — Frank Burns (left) and Bud
Ware are working on repairs and painting of bicycles
donated to this year's Fire Department Toys For Tots
being used for workshop and display
space this year, according to Fire
Chief Gene Tignor. ‘Youngsters
who qualify for the toys for tots
distribution may go by the offices
and windowshop now,’’ Tignor said.
Any citizens who have new or
repairable toys they are willing to
donate for the needy youngsters are
asked to call the fire department at
awaras benguet here last Thursday
‘you have done a magnificent job
and have every reason to be proud of
what you have accomplished.’
Auerbach sald last year Kings
Mountain earned the Jefferson
Standard Award For Outstanding
United Achievement for several
reasons, including exceeding the set
goal by so great an amount and
totals raised compared to
‘‘“This year you have stiff competi-
tion from Salisbury,” Auerbach
said. ‘But at this point it doesn’t
appear you have much competition
from neighboring communities and
Last year Kings Mountain also
earned an award for topping all
competition in its classification.
The community will not actually
know who has won the large trophy
for the 1977 campaign until late
February of 1877. The winner will be
announced in Greensboro.
At last Thursday's banquet at KM
Junior High Larry Wood called on
campaign division chairmen to
award plagues and certificates to
workers for outstanding work.
Awards were presented to Ron
Photo By Tom Mcintyre
project. Firefighters are donating their time to repair
toys contributed by citizens which will be distributed to
youngsters in needy families at Christmas.
the city last yenr for conducting such a successful
campaign. KM is again a contender for the coveted
Osborne, chalrmaa of the industrial
division. This division had a goal of
$24,000, but as of 6 p. m. Thursday
pledges totaled $41,645.82 with still
other industries not heard from.
Osborne presented awards to the
industrial giving leaders, which
included Armtex, Mauney Hoslery,
Duplex International, Dicey Mills
and Spectrum Textured Fibers. The
latter was the leader for the second
consecutive year. Certificates went
to Charles F'. Mauney, Carl DeVane
and Betty Allen, who represented
Mauney Hosiery, Duplex and
Awards were also presented to Pat
Cheshire, chairman of the com-
mercial division, June Lee, chair-
person of the professional division,
and Grace Wolfe for the city em-
ployes division. Cheshire presented
certificates of appreciation to Mrs.
Harry Page for Neisler Brothers and
to Mrs. Polly Phifer.
DeVane presented plaques to both
Wood and 1977 UF Campaign
President Lee A. McIntyre.
Campaign results reported
Thursday are as follows:
Advance Gifts — Larry Wood,
chairman: Goal $2,000 — received
$1,826; Commercial — Pat
Cheshire: Goal $5,600 received
$5,768.17; Correspondence — Becky
Scism: Goal $1,000 — received $480;
Industrial — Ron Osborne: Goal
$24,000 — received $41,646.82;
Ministerial — Frank Shirley: Goal
$750 — received $420; Professional
June Lee; Goal $1,500—received
$1,616; Schools — Richard Green:
Goal $3,000 — received $2,28.50; Post
Office Fred Weaver: Goal $250 —
received $1582; City Employes —
Grace Wolfe: Goal $600 — received
$1,860.05 and Hospital — John
Cheshire: Goal $500 — received
The agencies benefiting from the
Kings Mountain United Fund
campaign include the Ministerial
Association Helping Hand, Pled-
mont Council Boy Scouts, Pioneer
Council Girl Scouts, American Red
Cross, Kings Mountain High Band,
Kings Mountain Rescue Squad,
Kings Mountain High Chorus,
Salvation Army, Cleveland County
Association For Retarded Children,
Cleveland County Community
Organization For Drug Abuse
Prevention (CODAP), and N. C.
Officers and directors elected for
the 1978 United Fund campaign are
Larry Wood -— president; Ron
Osborne and Pat Cheshire -—
campaign chairmen; and Becky
Scism — secretary-treasurer.
Directors . — Scott Cloninger, Jerry
Ledford, Joe Robillard and Grace