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1foL28 No. 31
FULTON HORSE WINS
H. lom Fulton s horse "Allen's
Playnoy" won the amateur walking
class at the Hendersonville
horse show last Friday. Mayor
Fulton was riding the first place
B. N. Barnes, superintendent of
schools and president of the Western
Conference, attended a statet
wide meeting of athletic associaR
tion officials held at Chapel Hill
Regular meeting of Otis D.
Green Post 155, American Legion,
will be held at City Hall Tuesday
night at 8 o'clock. Discussion of
plans for bilding a Legion Hall
will feature the program, it was
Regular meeting of the Kings
Mountain Junior Chamber of
Commerce will be held Tuesday
night at 7 o'clock at the Woman's
Club. President Jacob Cooper said
no formal program has been arranged,
since a large amoynt of
business is on the agenda.
Flags on display today in the
business section are being flown
in observance of the 40th anniversary
of the founding of the army
air force. A special window display
commemorating the observv.
ance has been aranged by the local
American Legion post at Bridges
afj-nTT.T. AT ARP
fir. T. H. McDill, pastor of First
ARP church, Gastonia, will deliver
the Sunday morning sermon at
Boyce Memorial ARP church, it
was announced this week. The
pastor. Rev. W. L. Pressly, is recuperating
from a recent opera
"W. H. Thornton, of Newton, has
accepted a position with Griffin
Drug company here. He is a registered
pharmacist and is married
with several children and is ' at
LABOB DAT HOUDAT
Kings Mountain merchants wil
observe their annual Labor Day
i holiday, it Was announced thhe
, week by the Merchants Association.
Labor Day tails on September
1 this year. Observance of the
day as a holiday is in accordance
with the by-laws of the association.
HULLENDER BE UNION
The annual Hullender reunion
-will be held Sunday August S at
Antloch church. It was announc.
ed this week. All members of the
family are urged to attend.
NEW SHELBY COACH
It has been learned '-"re from
an authoritative source .ant Casey
Morris, 'well-known Shelby
football and baseball man, hat
accepted a position as football
-coach at the h|gh school there.
Thuradav was the deadline foi
' f purchasing City of Kings Mountain
privilege licenses. According
to law, penalty of five percent applies
on August 1.
Poll On Wednesday
Ballets to determine wbotbw
Kings Mountain merchants will
* - ' " - oonttnue to otissrrs the Wednesday
afternoon half-holidays aftol
September 1 will be dletsibutod
this week, according to Wed Memil,
tei ietfirr of the Tirins Moan*
kxin Merchants iihmIcH >n?
, Pinal arrangsewits for cooducting
the pell were made at <
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SECRET ART OF WAR AND MBS. HO'
ture of Kenneth Royal, prominent Go
Royal was recently confirmed by the
been prominently mentioned as a IS
Fall Into Culvi
Charles Dan Dillard, 21, who lives
on the Kings Mountain-Bessemer
City highway, died in. Gaston Memorial
hospital around 3 a. m.
Thursday morning of Injuries received
when he supposedly fell into a
10-foot deep culvert near the city
limits on the Grover highway, Tues
day night around 9:30 p. m., according
to local police.
Young Dillard was not admitted
to the hospital until around 11 o'clock
Wednesday night, it was learn
Two young boys, one identified as
R. A. Harmon, of Bessemer City, and
a boy named Armstrong, brought
Dillard to the local police station after
the accident supposedly took
place and accompanied him to his
I home near 'milk dairy Oil,' on the
Bessemer Citv hicrhwav Polli* I
N. M. Farr drove the boys to Dillard's
home and said he told the
boys'jnother it would he wUe to yet
ddent yesterday, according to Chief
> Farr, but up until noon no time had
been set for a possible coroner's inquest
into the death.
Hospital officials stated Dillard
> died of hemorrage of the brain
i caused by a lick. He had a bruise
on each side of his face and one oni
i his forehead, according to Frank
Sisk, Kings Mountain mortician,
who, had the body Thursday morn-?
ing at his Bessemer City establishment.
1 Funeral arrangements were inr
complete yesterday morning,
i He is survived by his mother, Mrs
lade Allison Dillard, one halfbroth-1
ef, Frank Dillard, of Spartanburg,
! S. C., two half-sisters, Mrs. Leroy
Ingram, of Forest City and Mrs. Al
ma Roberts of Kings Mountain.
In Shelby Court !
' Twenty five cases were tried In
City Recorders court Monday afternoon
before Judge O. C. O'Farrell.
1 Joe Ruthin posted a 1750 bond to
appear before a Jury in Cleveland
' Recorder court on charges of transf
porting non-tax paid liquor andj
1 reckless driving after C. C. Horn,
Shelby ' attorney, requested Jury
trial. Rushin's car was ordered held
for disposition by the county recorder.
Dennis Wytle Costner requested
> a Jury trial on a drunk driving
charge/ - . , s
Otto Isckson. tnr nuhlln rfmnl/.
^nness and affray, was fined $5 I
Lee Carry, Jr., for assault on a female,
was fined $10 and costs.
Charles A. Worth an, of Dugglesville,
Georgia, for carrying a concealed
weapon, was fined 990 and
costs and the pistol ordered confiscated
R. S. Fraley? of Sylvia, I. C. John
son, of Brevard, Earl L. Beatty, ware
' each sentenced to thirty days In Jail
after failing to pay fines for pubi
The fettewing paid fines for speed
lng: Sufus Lee Bite. $5 and costs;
Boyce Brandon, of Gastonls, $10 and
oosts; lames Edwin Scott, of Tuckaseegee^A^r^glO
Kings Mountain, N. C-. Frida
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MBMBBBHB- >--i-.3? ?
PAL?Shown above Is a recent pic- made
Idsboro attorney, and Mrs. Royal. Mr. shiPr
Senate as Secretary of War. He has |Tlour
48 gubernatorial candidate. prior
I m # ' chari
1 Dies After f
m up e King:
ert Tuesday n
, . ! and
Advertising Property * **
For Unpaid Taxes Set fe
Advertisement of sale of proper- wa8
ty for unpaid 1948 taxes Is sched- was ,
uled to begin next week. er c0
While payments have been ex- an(j ,
cepttonally good, on both city and ^ ^
county taxes, there are still some plain
delinquents who .owe 1946 tax 1
hills to the two units of local goveminent.
It woe pointed out by city and
county officials that payment WT _
now would save the taxpayer fur- nil
Former Citizen s
Died Saturday 3
- 1 " Fei
Fuyral services for Charles Flan- a de
| ther Of Pa?onj^were held (jfw
Sundayafterpoon at the First Pres- 0(nat
byteriari'church In Charlotte. Rev. q
| Roy E. Bell, pastor of Mouzon Meth- was
odist church, and Rev. Fred R. Mc- pastc
| Alllster, pastor of Philadelphia inVoc
Presbyterian church, officiated, and cher,
[ interment followed in Elmwood cem Mr i
f Mr. Hunter, a man active in religious
affairs and a student of re
ligious history, succumbed in a
Charlotte hospital Saturday after- ~fty
noon. He had been seriously ill for blaz*
three days, but had been in declin- J
ing health for the past three years. "re**
He was born July 28,1872, in Hun- co"le
tersville, the son of the late Henry pAlexander
and Mary Mayhew Hun- men
ter. He received his preparatory education
at Davis Military school at ^ "
LaGrange, N. C., and was graduated mun:
from Davidson college * with the Sp<
class of 1897. Recently he attended *
the 50th anniversary reunion of this J?
class. -v ~ P
For a number of Shears he taught
at Horner Military Institute in Char
lotte. He retired several years ago fT.
to his home on Selwyn avenue to
devote his time to his hobby?reli- : .
He was a" member of the First
While living in Kings Mountain 0S|
shortly after the turn of the century | |]
Mr. Hunter was associated with the _
Herald. ^ U?j
Surviving, in addition to Mrs. "J
Parsons, is his wife, Mrs. Georgia
Houser Hunter,' two daughters, Th
Misses Mary and Ruth Hunter, of jiy r,
Charlotte, two sons, Roy L. Hunter, Long
and Charles H. Hunter, of Charlotte, with
one brother, Harvey B. Hunter, of frien
Charlotte, four grandchildren and othei
three great-grandchildren. Th.
FBI Holds Two Men the!
Arrested By Mckens EST
Two men, arrested by Officer Ik bade
C. Pickens here early Tuesday morn reds,
ing; were turned over to the FBI at rain
Shelby on Federal charges of steal* war.
ing and transporting an auto across Sit
state lines. know
R. Maurice Procke, 23, of Wasfl- was
Ington, D. CL and Rodger B. Ray, IB stanc
of Atlanta, were held tar,Ted- cann
teral authorities after the local offl? Motto
cer discovered the ignition switch furni
.on the IBS) Ford thsy were in was Mini
I wired straight and after Pennsyl- the <
vanla license plates Were discover- Jam!
4 tn the car and West Virginia pla- Wsl
tse on & V ;?? (Moti
A passenger of the pftr, Leslie of tl
KsawataA' ^ J >wks
BrsgBion nooper, ww reicUM . uy mein
y. August 1.1947
!W York Firm
Cleveland C unty jur> returned
diet in favor of the Van Gelder
company, of New York, ait
Haywood 2* lynch and D. C.
ley, trading as Betty Yv?rn Mill,
45 minutes deliberation in
land Superior Court i?t Shelby
? jury granted the plaintiff
nent for $2fi,129.71 ? exact ait
the plaintiff had asked Insuit
was for $32,161, the Van
?r company charging that Betirn
Mill had shipped defective
in violation of contract. Due to
use in the Southern Cotton
association contract. which
lufpsi that nnmnla
.?>VM V1IUI. vwiupiujlll lliuol L'L'
within three months after
nent, plaintiff reduced the a-!
it of judgment sought?cover-!
ire shipment ? immediately
to the jury's receiving the
fendants, through their attorD.
Z. Newton and Horace Kenof
Shelby, and J. R. Davis of
s Mountain, entered notice of
al to the State Supreme Court,
al bond was set by Judge Fe.
Alley, of Waynesvllle, at $200,
defendants were granted until
imber'l to f.-epare their case.
e trial began on Monday. Deattorney
had introduced evie
tending to show that the yarn
shipped in May 1946, that it
not examined by the Van Geldmpany
until February 1947,
that similar yarn has been usy
the plaintiff without comit.
mbers of the City of Kings
italn's volunteer fire departwere
tendered an appreciation
;r by the Men's Bible Class of
Presbyterian church Tuesday
iture of the program, following
liclous dinner prepared and
d by Ihe ladle* the church,
a hUmSrtftia ?pbdr^?s by Rev. J.
inkier, pastor of Centarl Meth
W. Myers, Bible ^lasspresident
master of ceremonies, and the
?r, Rev. P. D. Patrick, gave the
tatlon. E. A. Harrlll, class teapresented
Mr. Winkler, and
'atrick paid tribute to the firefor
"doing more than their du>n
t Presbyterian edifice was badimaged
by fire on January 12.
firemen fought the stubborn
! for several hours before bring It
under control. During the
lghting, two firemen were over
i by smoke.
D. Herndon praised the firefoi
their fine record over the
i, which has resulted in lowerre
insurance rates for the comity.
saklng on "Human Nature,"
Vinkier weaved a series of witorles
intoan address in which
ofnted out that "cooperation Is
>nly way to get along In life,"
ig that all must show some
relation of the "other fellow."
. Winkler confined his remarks
:periences of himself as a mlnreminding
his audience that
Isters are human beings, Just
itieth Reunion I
' Ormand Famil
e fiftieth annual Ormand famrnnion
was held on Saturday at
: Creek near Kings Mountain,
a huge crowd of relatives and
ds from North Carolina and
e reunion was featured by a
tiful dinner and a review of
amlly history by Mrs. Ida Orit
Wphher rMm rio.irtn W?h.
of Blacksburg, S. C., who dls?d
the family Bible, dating
to the early seventeen hundand
a canteen used by BenjaOrmand
in the Revolutionary
e of the reunion, which is also
rn as the Old Furnace Picnic,
at the old furnace which, stltl
Is and which was used to make
on balls for the Battle of Kngs
itain. thirlng that war the
ice belonged to the Ormand
ng company. Original owner of
>rmand mining land was Henri
Ormand who had obtained
and as a grant from King
KHK of England In 1791 Much
I property still belongs to
the site on which the furnace
* >j P- Ormand,
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FIGURE IN BANK CHANGES?L. G
First National Bank has been prom
bank's personal loan department ft
three years, has resigned to accept
tional Bank of Lincolnton.
L. Gilbert .Hord, head teller of th<
First National Bank, has been prom
ted to the position of manager of t
newly set-up personal loan depart
ment, it was announced this wee!
by Frank R. Summers, president.
In setting up the new department
Mr. Summers said that this phast
of the local bank's business hac
grown to such an extent that a sep
arate department is now vlrtuallj
"This phase of the bank's opera
tions has grown, without direct ef
fort on the bank's part, other thar
newspaper advertising," Mr. Summers
said, "uptil it now totals some
$75,000 in approximately 600 ac
counts. Principal growth has come
since opening of the remolded
banking house in 19415.
"Our purpose in promotng Mr
Hord to management of this depart
ment, is notonly to facilitate handling
of the.work, but to furthei
speed the growth of this departmnt
We regard personal .loans as an. in
creasingly important banking ser
vice to the public, and, with furthei
growth, we anticipate eventually
setting up this department in a sep
arate office outside the bankini
J At the present time, Mr. Hord wll
'conduct the business of the person
al loan department from the Num
ber 4 cage of the bank.
A veteran of World War II, ir
which he served as a navy chiel
petty officer, Mr. Hord has beer
with the First National Bank for 1'
years, coming to Kings Mountair
from Lawndale. His wife Is the for
mer Miss Louise Patterson.
BTU Group Meeting
To Be Held Sunday
Monthly group meeting of Bap
tlst Training Unons of the King!
Mountain area, including BTU'S o
Bethlehem, Oak Grove, Grover ant
all Kings Mountain Baptist church
es, will be held Sunday afternooi
at Temple Baptist church at 2:30.
The Temple BTU will be In char
ge of the program. A large represei
tation from all churches is anticl
ly At Old Furnace
home coming day was observed it
the Long Creek Presbyterian churcl
This church was founded by Berija
min Ormand and other intereste<
persons of that community in 178C
The sermon for the day was deliv
ered by Rev. Benjamin F. Ormand
of Chadbourne, gkeatgrandson o
Benjamin Ormand. The music wa:
in charge of Mrs. Sam Anderson, o
Leaksvllle, and Mrs. Harry Neelj
of Charlotte, the former Misses Lil
llan and Flora Davis, daughters o
the late Chaa. and Flora Ormanc
Davis, also direct descendant!
(great-granddaughters) of Benja
This reunion tfas a two-fold re
union for the family of the late Mr
and Mrs. B. Frank Ormand, all oi
their eight children with some o
their husbands, wives and chlldrei
were there. The children of this fan
ily are namely: T. B. Ormand, o
Richmond, Va* 1. F. Ormand of Gai
ton la, Rev. B. F. Ormand at Chad
bourne, J. 2. Ormand of Spray, lira
Ralph W. Jones of Spartanburg* fl
C, Mrs. E. it Wht'e, J.%, of Bpartan
burg, Mrs. W. B. Thomson or King
Mountain snd Mrs.Al Bernhardt o
Mjwihera of the B. Mack Orman<
family of Kings Mountain wds als
peasant at the reunkag.
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llbert Hord. left bead teller ol the
oted to the position of manager of the
(. B. WInstead, cashier for the past
a similar position with the First Naigns
m * ?
i M. B. Winstead, for the past three
i years cashier of the First National
i Bank, resigned that postlon last
| week, and this morning assumed
c the duties of cashier of the First National
Bank of Lincolnton.
; In assuming the Lincolnton posi:
tion, Mr. Winstead returns to the
bank which he served for 24 years
before coming here. Mr. Winstead
' was assistant cashier at the time
he came to Kings Mountain.
The First National Bank of Llni
colnton shows total resources in ex.
cess of $8,000,000.
' While serving as cashier at the
t bank here, Mr. Winstead continued
; to reside in Lincolnton, due to inability
to find housing accommodations.
He was a member of the
Kings Mountain Kiwanls club, and
' for many yearn served on the school
' board of the Lincolnto.i city schools
c his term expiring last spring, and
- IT an active Presbyterian.
t Bank here made no announcement
i concerning replacement of Mr.
. Winstead. As reported elsewhere in
> today's issue of the Herald, L. G.
Hord, head teller, is being promotI
ed to manager of the personal loan
. department W. J. Smith, of Char.
lotte, manager of the Union National's
Plaza branch, is temporarily
) on loan to the bank here, until telI
ler replacements are trained, it was
' Also temporarily with the bank
i? ivirs. rTea wright, Jr., a very pop;
ular teller during the war years.
"It is with considerable regret
that we lose Mr. Winstead," said
F. R. Summers, president of the
bank. "He served us as a very capable
and efficient cashier. However,
he is accepting a position with a lar
. ger bank which affords him a greats
er opportunity, and the officers and
f directors of the First National
1 Bank of Kings Mountain consider It
. a high commendation of Mr. WinI
stead that he was selected as cashier
for the bank which he served pre
viously for 24 years. While we re
gret to see him leave, he, nevertheless,
goes to his new position with
our congratulations and best wishes."
Arrangements for the temporary
assistance of Mr. Smith at the bank
here were made through Carl G.
k McCraw, Union National vlce-presi'
dent and former Kings Mountain
' On Camp Road
s Some 200 tons of gravel were pourf
ed on the road leading into Davidf
son Memorial camp this week, and
- the road is now in good shape, it
f was announced this week.
, i ne gr?vei, girt or Superior Stone
. Company, was hauled, gratis, by.
Clyde and Jim Kerns.
Improvement ofthe road will now
make the eamp more accessible,
. both to persons working on the pro
1 Ject ana visitors who wish to visit
J the site.
t "The Boy Scout committee coni
slders the gift of Superior Ston*
Company and the Kerns Brotheea
l quite lavish,** William J>lonk,ch*tri.
man of the Kings Mountain district
said In making the announcement
i It fills an Important need for fee
f camp, and further gives encouragement
to the project which, the comI
rattse feels, wto be a great aid. to
> both Boowttag and (he communl