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Ttie City of King! Mountain hu
been notified of application approval
by the N. C. Department at Natural
and Economic Reiources for a
<00,000 grant for Improvements at
John H. Moss Lake.
Mayor John Moss made the an
nouncement at Monday night’s city
commissioners meeting. He said the
N. C. Bureau of Outdoor Recreation
must give final an^troval, "but I
foresee no problen^ with getting that
'The <00,000 grant wlU be used to
construct a fishing pier, patron
parking area with 44 spaces, a boat
and trailer parking area with 33
spaces and an adjacent overflow
paritlng area at Moss Lake.
Mayor Moss said he was notified
by letter from Howard Lee,
secretary of the natural and
economic resources department of
the grant approval.
The curtain goes up tonight at 7:80
p. m. In B. N. Barnes Auditorium on
"Lock, Stock and Lipstick," a
hilarious three-act comedy to be
presented by members of the
KMSHS Senior Class.
Admission Is <1 for students and <3
,, for adults. The play», set In the
counseling oiXice of a school, Is
under the direction of Oene
Wesley Nalrron as the hlg^ school
guidance counselor and Sharon
Pniltt as a young college student In
her flrat year of counseling have the
lead roles of the comedy. Nairon,
who abhors the young teacher at
first sight and hates the litter of
tbigemall polish she leaves behind
on hla desk, learns to Ukeherand her
method of counseling problem
students. By end of the second act,
the play becomes almost a love story
' as romance blossom among students
who visit the guidance counselors.
It Is the annual senior class play
and U students have roles In the
The city's new crime prevention
bureau la now located In the former
Kings Mountain Baptist Church
Scout Hut and the telephone number
, la 789-7444.
Ptl. Houston Corn la the offlcer-ln-
charge and Invites local cltlsens to
contact him for speaking
engagements and demonstrations on
crime prevention. Home owners who
wish to have their resldeneoa
checked for security reasons and
suggested changes and addltkms are
also Invited to contact Officer Com
who said he would be happy to aaalBt
home owners In making their homea
more secure against burglary and
A second staff change In the Kings
Mountain Police Department
assigns Ptl. David Bridges as
planner for the police department
He Is responsible for all planning,
evaluation of projects, surveys,
statistical data required by local,
state and federal governments on
f crime trends and analysis, working
with Chief Earl Lloyd on short range
and long range planning for ths
Both new positions are funded
with federal Law Enforcement
Assistant Act grants obtained this
year by the dty. A budget of <14,000,
with five percent furnished by ths
city for the first two years, has bean
allocated to the planner's office. For
the crime prevention bureau, a
budget of <33,000 has been set up
with 90 percent local monies. The
van with printed materials, audio
visual aids, locks and other crime
prevention equipment for demon
stration purposes. Is on order.
The application was made by the
Kings Mountain Lake Authority and
the city board and was supported by
the area senators and represen
tatives In Raleigh. The mayor said
the ai^Ucatlon was submitted In
October 1970 and has taken until now
to receive action by the state.
“This construction Is the second of
a five phase Improvement plan at
the lake," Mayor Moss aidd. "We
have about three more years to go
before we can have all of outdoor
recreational facilities planned
become a reality."
Future programs will Include the
construrtlon of a marina, a services
building and a camping site with 88
spaces. Also a bath house and a
paddle boat dock.
Existing now Is a boat launching
area, ramps, parking facilities, a
swimming beach and an ad
ministration building. The lake Is
now open for boating, siding and
fishing. The swimming beach area
will be open to the public on Sat.,
May 38. The lake faclUUee will be
operational through Labor Day.
"The new grant and the programs
It will Implement are moat
meaningful to Kings Mountains and
area ciUMns," the Mayor said.
“Wo are grateful to our elected
representatives In the General
Assembly for their support and to
the state tor Its consideration.”
The entire five stage Im
provements program has already
been designed by Gardner Oldley
and Associates, outdoor recreation
planners of Winston-Salem.
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Junior High Open
House Set Tonight
Democrats Select New Officers
Kings Mountain Junior High
School will hold open house Tuesday
night from 7 until 9 p. m. and all
parents of students who will be at
tending KMSH In the FaU are Invited
A short program on orientation
will be given and an entertainment
program will be presented by The
Singing Teachers and Staff of Kings
Mountain District Schools under the
direction of Mrs. Darrell Austin.
Parents will be given an op
portunity to tour the school and visit
with the faculty in the work areas.
said a spokesman, who added that
purpose of the orientation night
tonight Is to help make the transition
to the next grade level as smooth as
possible for the students.
Present seventh graders at
Central School have participated
recently In special assembly
programs on orientation conducted
by counselors, assistant principal
and student body representatives to
prepare them for Junior High.
Student handbooks are being
prepared tor distribution to the new
Junior High students.
Now Democratic precinct officers and convention
delegates were selected at meetings held In the East
and West Kings Mountain precincts last Thursday.
In the East KM precinct meeting held at the com
munity center Charles Moss was re-elected precinct
chairman. In the West KM meeting, held at the armory,
Willard Boyles was elected chairman, replacing C. T.
Other officers elected In East KM Include Hugh
Early, first vice chairman; C. A. Allison, second vice
chairman; Luther Bennett, third vice chairman; and
Bryant K. Orler, secretary-treasurer.
West KM Democrats also selected WlUleJ.Marable,
first vice chairman; ; Joyce Lee, second vice chair
man; Tim Gladden, third vice chairman; and William
The East KM executive committee members selected
last Thursday Include Kathleen WUaon, Rev. M. L.
OampbeU, Hal 8. Plonk, Bennett Masters and Jake
Crocker. West KM committee members named were
Roy Pearson, Elmer Ross, John White, D. C. Payaour
and Tom Trott.
The West KM precinct Is the second Urgest In
Cleveland County with 38 votes. Twenty-eight persons
were named as delegates to the county Democrat
convention scheduled at noon June 18 at the old cour
thouse In Shelby.
Those delegates Include C. T. Carpenter Jr., Marlon
Carpenter, Willard Boyles, Janey Boyles, Tim Gladden,
Rev. M. L. Campbell, Mrs. Norris Hunter, Kathleen
Wilson, WUUe Marable, Joel Marable, William H.
Hager, Ina Hager, Hal S. Plonk, Bennett Masters, Betty
Masters, Dorothy 8. Hayes, Julienne Hambrlght,
Myers T. Hambrlght Jr., Ms. Jake Crocker, Joyce Lee,
Stephen Lee, Jerry Kings, Mrs. 8. P. Campbell, GaU B.
CampbeU, GaU B. Grier, Victoria Bess, Katrina Bunia
and Ursual Perry. Alternates include Ms. Ellsabetti O.
Arthur, Marion Thomasaon, George B. TTiomasaon and
William R. Grissom.
Delegates selected to the county convention from
East KM Include Roy Pearson, Elmer Ross, John
White, D. C. Payaour, Tom Trott, Mrs. Mary Moss, Jim
Crawford, Mrs. Addle Grier, BUI Cashlon, Mrs.
AdeUlde Allison, Mrs. Faye Payaour, Mrs. Katherine
Jamison and Mrs. Helen Logan.
Eaton Executives Cominff Here Next Monday
PORATION - Seated (left to rigM): Prealdeat Paid A. Executive Vice Preeideat - Corporate Developa
MlUer and Ckalrmaa of the Board, E. M. de Wladt. Robert O. Brown. Portrait la baokgioaad shows J
Standing (left to right): Exeontlve Vloe President, law Oriel Eataa, founder of the company. They will be I
and Corporate Rriatioas, Melvin O Arnold; Exeontlve for dedication ceremonies of the new plant.
. The Executive Committee of
Baton Ooiporation wlU be on hand
for the dedication of the Kings
Moixitaln Plant of Eaton’s Trans
mission Dlvtolon on Monday, May
IS, It Is announced by Robert L.
Richards, Group vice president —
Baton’s Executive Committee Is
composed of the chairman of the
Board, B. MandeU do Wlndt;
psoaldsiit; Paul A. MlUor; MelvinC.
Arnold, oxsoutive vice praaldont —
Law and Corporate Relations; J.
Robori KUlpack, exscuttve vice
president - Finance; and Robert O.
Brown, executive vlee president
Oorporate Dovelopmant Chairman
as Wlndt wUl deliver ths main ad-
fooaa at the dedication.
The dedication of Eaton’s newest
foclUty la the United States Is
prompting the Oommtttes’s first
visit to the Kings Mountain com
munity. The offiosrs wiU be Jotned
by various other Baton executives
from World Headquarters In
Oeveland, Ohio, the Transmission
Division In Kalamaaoo and from
oOior Baton faculties In the State of
Ths official dedication Is schod-
ulsd to start at 10:80 a. m.ItwUlbo
followed by a plant tour and a hm-
ehson recaption for Invited guests
and plant employes.
ThsKlnpi Mountain Transmission
Plant Is the fourth such foclUly of
Eaton’s Transmission Division and
the 18th plant for ths oompany’s
Truck Components Oroiqi In the
United States. Its dedication
culminates a major capital In-
vastment program that Rarted la
1980, and channeled over <880
Eaton truck components products
worldwide. Overseas, this In
vestment effort WlU stmllarly be
crowned with the dedleatton of
another transmission plant on Juno
14,1977, at 8t Nasalre, Fnaeo. The
latter Is the first now plant Baton
For more I
North Carolina MOOi.
Eaton’s Track Components Group
Is ths manufoeturor of heavy-duty
truck components Including Baton’s
Fuller Roadranger twin ooun-
tarshaft and Baton Snapper tran
smissions; ahiBs anchor pin brakes.
Baton la a manufacturer of
morelal markota throughout tho
world. Ita products Include truck
components, materials handling
T <1.8 per share.