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a 00 J amr § | 1 I Is Eo i > VOL. 88 NO. 7 TUESDAY, MAY 10, 1977 For Rec By TOM McINTYRE Editor, Mirror-Herald The City of Kings Mountain has been notified of application approval by the N. C. Department of Natural and Economic Resources for a $560,000 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 approval, ‘‘but I foresee no problem with getting that approval.” The $50,000 grant will be used to construct a fishing pier, patron parking area with 44 spaces, a boat and trailer parking area with 22 spaces and an adjacent overflow parking 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. Senior Play Set Tonight 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 $2 for adults. The play, set in the counseling oifice of & righ school, is under the direction of Gene Alexander. Wesley Narron as the high school guidance counselor and Sharon Pruiit as a young college student in her first year of counseling have the lead roles of the comedy. Narron, who abhors the young teacher at first sight and hates the litter of fingernail polish she leaves behind on his desk, learns to likeherand 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 11 students have roles in the production. Crime Unit At Church The city’s new crime prevention bureau is now located in the former Kings Mountain Baptist Church Scout Hut and the telephone number is 780-7444. Ptl. Houston Corn is the officer-in- charge and invites local citizens to contact him for speaking engagements and demonstrations on crime prevention. Home owners who wish to have their residences checked for security reasons and suggested changes and additions are also invited to contact Officer Corn who said he would be happy to assist home owners in making their homes more secure against burglary and break-in. 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 , crime trends and analysis, working with Chief Earl Lloyd on short range and long range planning for the department. Both new positions are funded with federal Law Enforcement Assistant Act grants obtained this year by the city. A budget of $14,000, with five percent furnished by the city for the first two years, has been allocated to the planner’s office. For the crime prevention bureau, a budget of $22,000 has been set up with 96 percent local monies. The van with printed materials, audio visual aids, locks and other crime prevention equipment for demon- iv stration purposes, is on order. THE TUESDAY EDITION MIRROR-HERRALD $50,000 Grant Okayed 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 application was submitted in October 1976 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 said. ‘‘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 construction 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, skiing and fishing. The swimming beach area will be open to the public on Sat., May 28. The lake facilities will be operational through Labor Day. ‘“The new grant and the programs it will implement are most meaningful to Kings Mountains and area citizens,” the Mayor said. ‘We are grateful to our elected representatives in the General Assembly for their support and to the state for its consideration.” The entire five stage im. provements program has already been designed by Gardner Gidley and Associates, outdoor recreation planners of Winston-Salem. KINGS MOUNTAIN JOHN H. MOSS LAKE ELayv. 787 BOAT LAUNCHING MARINA BOAT § TRAILER PARKING Z2 SPACES Se ns SERWCE Feng Zz A wkeLow” Zz eat FLOW PARKING Thee, =r a i oe a AEG — — NEW - Loup — ™ 4 — ————— — rn Se © TEN — ~ — 100 i. / BCALE Junior High Open ? House Set Tonight Kings Mountain Junior High School will hold open house Tuesday night from 7 until 8 p. m. and all parents of students who will be at- tending KMSH in the Fall are invited to attend. : 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 for distribution to the new Junior High students. Democrats Select New Officers New 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. Carpenter Jr. 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. Grier, secretary-treasurer. West KM Democrats also selected Willie J. Marable, first vice chairman; ; Joyce Lee, second vice chair- man; Tim Gladden, third vice chairman; and William Hager, secretary-treasurer. The East KM executive committee members selected last Thursday include Kathleen Wilson, Rev. M. L. Campbell, Hal 8S. Plonk, Bennett Masters and Jake Crocker. West KM committee members named were Roy Pearson, Elmer Ross, John White, D. C. Paysour and Tom Trott. oJe The West KM precinct is the second largest in Cleveland County with 28 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., Marion Carpenter, Willard Boyles, Janey Boyles, Tim Gladden, Rev. M. L. Campbell, Mrs. Norris Hunter, Kathleen Wilson, Willie Marable, Joel Marable, Willlam H. Hager, Ina Hager, Hal 8. Plonk, Bennett Masters, Betty Masters, Dorothy S. Hayes, Julienne Hambright, Myers T. Hambright Jr., Ms. Jake Crocker, Joyce Lee, Stephen Lee, Jerry Kings, Mrs. S. P. Campbell, Gail B. Campbell, Gail B. Grier, Victoria Bess, Katrina Burris and Ursual Perry. Alternates include Ms. Elizabeth G. Arthur, Marion Thomasson, George B. Thomasson and Wiliam R. Grissom. Delegates selected to the county convention from East KM include Roy Pearson, Elmer Ross, John White, D. C. Paysour, Tom Trott, Mrs. Mary Moss, Jim Crawford, Mrs. Addie Grier, Bill' Cashion, Mrs. Adelaide Allison, Mrs. Faye Paysour, Mrs. Katherine Jamison and Mrs. Helen Logan. Eaton Executives a] Sa FE — ere - Rhea wae zo ES Bie 5.5% i EXECUTIVE OOMMITTEE OF EATON OOR- PORATION — Seated (left to right): President Paul A. Miller and Chairman of the Board, E. M. de Windt. Standing (left to right): Executive Vice President, Law and Corporate Relations, Melvin C. Arnold; Executive | Vice President — Finance, J. Robert Killipack; and Executive Vice President — Corporate Development, Robert G. Brown. Portrait in background shows Josef Oriel Eaton, founder of the company. They will be here for dedication ceremonies of the new plant. . The Executive Committee of Eaton Corporation will be on hand for the dedication of the Mountain Plant of Eaton's Trans- mission Division on Monday, May 16, it is announced by Robert L. Richards, Group vice president — Truck Components. Eaton's Executive Committee is composed of the chairman of the Board, E. Mandell de Winat; president; Paul A. Miller; Melvin C. Amold, executive vice president — Law and Corporate Relations; J. Robert Killpack, executive vice president — Finance; and Robert G. Brown, executive vice president Corporate Development. Chairman de Winat will deliver the main ad- dress at the dedication. The dedication of Eaton's newest facility in the United States is prompting the Committee's first visit to the Kings Mountain com- munity. The officers will be joined by various other Eaton executives from World Headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio, the Transmission Division in Kalamasoo and from other Eaton facilities in the State of North Carolina. The official dedication is sched. uled to start at 10:30 a. m. It will be followed by a plant tour and a lun- cheon reception for invited guests and plant employes. The Kings Mountain Transmission Plant is the fourth such facility of Eaton's Transmission Division and the 13th plant for the company's Truck Components Group in the Coming Here Next Monday United States. Its dedication culminates a major capital in- vestment program that started in 1969, and channeled over $360 milion into new and expanded facilities for the manufacture of Eaton truck components products worldwide. Overseas, this in. vestment effort will similarly be crowned with the dedication of another transmission plant on June 14, 1977, at 8t. Nazaire, France. The latter is the first new plant Eaton has built on the European Continent. For more information, contact Eaton Corporation, Transmission Division, Kings Mountain Plant, Route 503, South, Kings Mountain, North Carolina 28088. Eaton’s Truck Components Group is the manufacturer of heavy-duty truck components including Eaton's Fuller Roadranger twin coun. tershaft and Eaton Snapper tran- smissions; single anchor pin brakes, anti-skid systems, trailer brakes axles. Eaton is a manufacturer of products serving the capital goods markets, and consumer and com- mercial markets throughout the world. Its products include truck components, materials handling systems, industrial power tran- smission systems, automobile components and controls, and home and commercial security products. Sales for the first three months of 1077 were $494 million. Net earnings were $24 million or $1.8 per share.