City Limits (1940 Census) 6.574
Immediate Trading Area 15,000
(1945 Ration Board Figures)
VOX-59 .NO. 22
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BIBLE SCHOOL TO START
In compliance with action tak,
^ V Kv* ?V?V* A ecAftihsiXe
I VII vrv? u?v .Tll|lU9lCt ia i
Xtd at a recent meeting, all the down
town churches w*i(l begin their
Daily Vacation Bible Schools on
Monday morning, June 7. Ministers
from the churches request the
cooperation of the parents in having
their children present at the
church of their choice.
TO JAYCEE CONVENTION
A delegation of six Kings Mountan
Jaycees are attending the annual
national convention of the
United States Junior Chamber of
Commerce which convened at
Philadelphia, Pa., Thursday. Attending
from Knigs Mountain are
W. K. Mauney, Jr.. Jacob Cooper,
Drace M. Peeler. W. S. Fulton, Jr?
David D. Saunders, and Ned McOili.
WINSTON-SALEM ? Among
students of Salem who were placed
on the Dehn's List for maintaining
a record of "B" or better
during the past semester was
Emelyn Gillespie, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. W. B. Gillespie, of Kings
Mountain. Miss Gillespie was a
member of the junior class.
Paul MoGinnis, Jr., Kings Mourn
tain Eagle Scout, will leave next%
week for Tryon where he will
v spend the summer as counsellor
at Piedmont Scout camp. Young
McGinnis is one of the youngest
Scouts to be chosen for a Scout
counsellor. He Will be 14 years of
age in July. He-Is a member of
:v Troop 2, and the son of Mr. and
j?v Mrs. Paul McGinn is.
METER RECEIPTS U*
Receipts from uptown parking
meters totaled $175.09 for the
week ehdlng Wednesday at noon,
according to announcement from
city officials. Receipts were the
largest of any previous week and
represented an increase of some
S13 over the previous week.
TO KIWANIS CONVENTION
Among Kings Mountain citizens
who left this week for Los Angeles,
Calif., to attend the annual
convetnion of Kiwanis Interna al
were Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey
Mauney, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Nelsier.
Sr.. Mr. and Mrs. John L. Mc
Oil 1, and Harold Hunnicutt. The
group will be away for two weeks.
Anita MoGinnis, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Paul McOlnnis, was
awarded the DAK Good Citizenship
medal at West school, according
to an announcement by
Mrs. C. Q. Rhyne, principal.
Pvt. Davis' Rites
Set Por Sunday
Final Internment of Pvt Moffttt
D. Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rassle
L. Davis of the Craftspuh Miss community,
will take place. Sunday afternoon,
whh military funeral sert
vices at Second Baptist church at 3
Pvt. Davis, born June 4, 1925, entered
the army on October 18. 19431
and was killed In. action in Southern
France on October 25, 1944.
Conducting the military rites will
be Rev. B. F. Austin, pastor of the
Second Baptist church, assisted by
Rev. C< C. Parker, of Marion, and
C F. Tedder, pastor of the Church ol
God. Members of Otis D. Green
"<st 155, American Legion, will
serCv as palbearers.
Burial will be in Memorial Park
; of Mountain Rest cemetery.
r Surviving in addition to his par
ents'are two sisters. Mrs. Marie Wri
ght and Miss Betty Davis.
V*or By Bridges
Jr., son of B. Hud
jt'S, of Kings Mountain
\ ?_ ' .ided the Whltener Medal a
graduation exercises at Catawba co
lege, at Salisbury, this we^V.
The medal lis awarded annualti
> by Dr. Edgar Whltener of Higl
t Point, president of the college'
Board of trustees, to the man ant
the woman in the graduating claa
who combine in themselves in thi
highest degree the qualities of ch*
acter, leadership and scholarship.
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VALEDICTORIAN ? Prank A. Sum- fi
mers, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. R.
' Summers, pf Kings Mountain, is the p
valedictorian of the graduating r?
class at Blue Ridge School for Boys
at Hendersonville. Graduating ex- C
ercises wil be held Friday morning. I;
4 Hendersonville. ? Among those t?
who will retfefve diplomas at the S<
graduation exercises of the Blue
Ridge School ior Boys on Friday O
morning June 4, is Frank A. Sum- w
mers, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Sum- . ti
mers. of Kings Mountain. Frank, t>
who has made an outstanding rec- m
ord at the school, is senior class'tr
president and first honor graduate.
He will deliver the valedictory ad- , ci
dress at the graduation exercises. ']?
The year-end activities began on w
Wednesday evening with a baccafaureate
service at the First Presby- ti
terian church of Hendersonville, the
visiting speaker being Rev. Dwlght i. i
AT. Chalmers, of Greenv}lle, South t?
Carolina; The program on Thursday i
included the- cl<res-dfty
t< a in the reception rooms for stu- *l
dents and their parents, the alumnistudent
banquet, and the final dan- ! J1'
<*-at ihe Skyland Hotel ballroom. ,y,
I Dr. Walter T. McFall, of Asheville, tl
! president-elect of the North Carolina er
! Dental Association, will deliver the
address to members of the gradua- ca
ting class at the fipal exercises C<
scheduled for 10 o'clock Friday is
morning at the Carolina Theater m
Joshua Poole IV, of Greenville, Sou- gi
th,Carolina, will deliver the salutatory
address. Medals and hoonrs will re
be awarded those making outstand- th
ing records during thd" year. sh
Union Services i?:
Begin On Sunday .
Anr\ual summer union services In I _
Kings Mountain churches will be-^ J
gin Sunday evening, with Rev. W. L.
Pressly, president of the Kings Moun
tain Ministerial association and pas
tor of Boyce Memorial ARP church, st
delivering the sermon at the First j
Baptist chu*:h. 'ce
Hour of services will be 8 p. m. ^
Remainder of the schedule for .
June follows: I
June 13 at Lutheran church, ser- G
mon by Rev. P. D. Patrick. |G
June 20 at Presbyterian church, si
sermort by Rev. 3. G. Winkler. , q
June 27 at ARP church, sermon by J*
Rev, W. H. Slender. *
. Participating churches include j L.
. First Presbyterian, First Baptist, |M
jBoyce Memorial ARP, St. Matthew's tl
Lutheran and Central Methodist. '
1 PRIMARY WINNERS?Shown above at
"j toft, who was ronominatod for 11th d
s States House of Representatives. and I
e ton. of Raleigh, right who was nomii
r Hap. Bulwinkle defeated Clarence ?. 1
Broughton defeated Senator W. B. Urns
Kings Mountain. N. C.<
47 Safety Awards
Ire Won By Eight
Eight Kings Mountain industrial
rms are among the 200 in North
arolina who have quallified for
te Department of Labor's Certify
ate of Safety Achievement at
1A OnH nf Anril Kf ! '
vr? .MM>i uj improve
tents in their plant accident rates j
The qualifying concerns reduced j
teir accident, frequency rates by'
9 percent or more during 1947 com- j
ared with the previous year, or!
taintained rates at least 75 percent !
elow the state average.
Inciuded in life Kings Mountain
roup were three large plants and
ve small plants.
Reducing their accident rates 40
ercent or more below their 1946 ;
it cs Were: . - I
Kings Mountain Manufacturing!'
ompany, Mau- vy " Hosiery Mills,
ic? <np accidents), and Phenix i
iant of Burlington Mills Corpora-;
on. " I
Small plants (having 30 or less
mployees) which qualified for the
Kings Mountain Narow Fabrics, ?
v., veima-i ran M1US,.Kings Moun ^
lin Beverage Company. Ware &
ans, and Herald Publishing House, i
The honor was in the form of a I
ertificate of Safety Achievement, 1 I
hich was presented to officials of .
?e concerns by Thomas Tyson, safe I j
' inspector representing the Depart '
lent of Labor in the Charlotte dis- 1
The safety achievement certificate K
tes the plants for an outstanding u
>cord in the field of accident pre- a
?ntion during 1947 and for efforts e
hich "resulted in a substantial re
uction of accidents dhd the promo- g
on of safer working conditions, f
lereby contributing to the preven- g
on of human suffering and cur- r
tiling econmie waste." p
The safely award heaurthe-stgna- ;
ires of Comissioner Forrest H. Shu- h
ird, of the State Department of Last,
and of Lewis B. Scheilenbach, p
nited States Secretary of Labor, i
he award was presented jointly in
te names of both the State.and fedal
Labor Departments. S?
Mr. Tyson explained that qualifiuion
of industrial plants for the ' d
?riificate of Safety Achievement
part of the State Labor Depart- C
lent's Man Power Conservation Pro
am in North Carolina industry. ] nf
"Plants whose accident rates are j
dueed to a point low enough for j V
em to qualify for the Certificate
iow that they mean business in S
omoting the practice of safety on
e Job, and the Labor Department t<
kes pride in recognizing their alievements,"
Mr. Tyson said. n
even Graduate "
'rom College 5
Seven Kings Mountain college ?!
udents have received college di- c
lomas in the past week or will retive
them within the next few 1
Among the graduates are Wilson I
rifin, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. "
rifln, who is receiving the degree _
! B. S. in pharmacy at the Univer- j]
ty of North Carolina, Miss Jeanne j
riffin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. !
riffin, who is receiving an A. B. j
egree at Syracuse university, Syr- | ^
?use, N. Y., next week, and Arnold !p
ee Jackson, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. 8
r. Jackson, who is graduating with s
te degree of B. S. in textiles at N. C. c
CCont'd on page eight) p
Rep- A. L. Bulwlnkle, of CkRtOBiO.
litrict representative to tbo United
ormer Owtrnor J. Melville Broughlated
for vbe United States Smote,
tidings, of Porest City, and Ms
lead, of Durham.
. > ; >
2 ^ f' : Friday.
June 4. 1948
N PRIMARY RUN-OFF?Charles M. Jol
will meet in a run-off election June 26
nocratlc nominee for Governor. Johnsi
nor in last Saturday's primary. pollin<
ilficial and not-quite-complete returns
Eltflofl MaNiIjU' Ml
MHWVW HtVIIHUJ f ilt'
Commencement exercises for 57 j?
lings Mountain high school grad- J'
ates were held at the high school ?
uditorium on Sunday and Monday
The presentation of diplomas to
raduates and awarding of medals 8
eatured the Monday night pro- <
;ram, wh.ch included a comence I
nent address by Dr. Hoyt BJackweli, *
(resident of Mars HiU college. 1
, A^V?-Kincaid, school board htemier,
presented medals'as. follows:
Plonk Sc'nolatship medal to Iris ,
Fulton Reading medal to Martha
Davis Declamation medal to liar- i
Id England. 7
Kiwanis Citizenship medal to Ala
WOW American history medal to 8
harles Blanton. S
American Legion Auxiliary essay 0
tedal to Hunter Warlick.
Baker Reading Medal to Cornelia
/are, Central school. ' e
Neisler Declamation medal to Eu- ^
ene Stone, East school.
East school P-TA Reading medal ?
> Joel Smith. ?
East school P-TA Declamation S
tedal to Eugene Stone.
Gofonth Declamation medal to j
/illiam Bumgardner, West school. ; ta
Receiving diplomas from Princip- ar
al J. E. Huneycv ,.t (?ee picture sec- co
on X. page 7> were: Margaret Ann,tte
?kn? in Ann Dlo.1 nnlr RokVu Phar. I
vi uiut) mm uia-iwi\| uuv/uj V^uui
fs Bridges, Daniel Eugene Britt, Wil
am Zura Cashion, Helen Alberta bi
hildors, Joyce Marie Cline, Helen y
oyce Clonlnger, Betty Jane Cobb, ^
-(Cont'd on page eight) g
lesions Post I
John Rudisell, Kings Mountain
igh school coach, has accepted the
rincipalship of Beth-Ware school, ?
ucceeding F. L. Byrd, who has reigned,
according to information re- I
eived this week by B. N. Barnes, su
lerintendent of city schools.
Mr. Barnes said that the city 1
ichool board is already busy inves- | ^
igating prospects for the heddj,.
coaching position at the school arid Q
idded that he hoped to make an antouncement
cohcernlng jhe filling t)
>f the* vacancy in the near future. y
Mr. Rudisell came to Kings Mounain
last year shortly before school p
?pened. He attended Davidson cbl- h
ege and was graduated from Le-_ )(
toir-Rhyne and came here following
a coaching tenure at Tarbdro,
following the resignation of Coach 0
ffiyde Canlpe last August. ^
Mr. Barries said that Don Parker, h
assstant coach, had been re elected
and is expeoted to continue in that ^
;apactty. . \ . : ii
Tentative Budget p
Will Be Adopted ;
Adoptlbn of the tentative budget s
tor 1948-49 and setting of the tenta- n
tiVe tax rate wil feature the regular
meeting of the city board of com t
nrtissloners to be held'at City Hall j
Tuesday night at 7:30, according to- t
an announcement by city officials, c
Also on the agenda will be several
recommended changes in the city's v
?r* - - ' -
' Accord Mc
?: ?: e
mson, left, and W. Karr Scott, right !T
to determine North Carolina's De- I 0
jn led the six-man race for govergr
157,515 votes, according to un- j(
. Mr. Scott tan second with 149,634
tent Exercises :
edals Awarded ?
I t n
uniors Here Friday, t?
Saturday at 8 P. M. 6
Kings Mountain Juniors are . ^
scheduled to play at home Friday .
ind Saturday nights at 8 p. m. in 8she
last pair oi practice gaines beore
state eliminations get underway
.in Area 4 on Monday. 1 ?V(
Friday night Coach Howard E- o!
len's charges lace the Lincolnton fo
uniors here after a battle Thurs- gi
lay night in Lincolnton. w
Saturday night the local are
iosts' to Cherryville, victor 16 to
in Cherryville Tuesday night. tit
First home elimination game is . ^
cheduled with Forest City in City rt.
itadium Tuesday or Wednesday bo
ifternoon at 3:30 p. m. pcj
Kings Mountain luniors are to_
cheduled to play Mecklenburg
ounty Junior* in City Stadium co
'hursday night, June 10. at 8 p. m. ra
chool Will Begin N
Summer school at Kings \lounin
high school will begin June 15 | . ,
>d continue through July 23, ac- j
rding' to an announcement yes- Wl
rday by school officials. |ov
Already definitely scheduled for E?
e summer term are courses in O.
ology, mathematics, English, and jsu
, S. History, it was announced, with j
iss Helen Logan and Principal J.!
Huneycutt in charge of instruc- |"e
an. ' " ar
It was also announced that a hand i w,
immer school will begin next*ca
eek, but full details were lacking bj
ie to the fact that Band Director
>e Hodden was out.-of-town. to
SOO At Kiwanis Ba
b Di. Wheeler Dii
. . ' '
Tit- annual Kiwanis club ladles (n<
ight banquet, held at the Woman's
iitb May 27, featured a discussion D
f Women ? to the delight of the ir
ten and-enjoyment of the more "?
tan 200 perscnt for the annua) eent.
" . - . . iti
Authority on the subject was Dr. s<
aul Wheeler, of Rock Hill, S. C., ' st
ead of the Winthrc,/ College Eng- R
sh department, who used as his J ti
object "Women?Pro and Con." E
Dr. Wheeler kept the audience in r<
onstant laughter as he discoursed j ci
ar 45 minutes on his subject, which i H
e described as his favorite one. |S
He said women are famous forjc
1) their unpredictability and (2) S
heir indispensabiiity. , Ie
He described women as generally ,
wvi iiiaiiiriiiaut'litiiA, IdlKdllVP, O
iecesary, ami 'the only people able j
o reverse evolution.',' "Women," he P
aid, "are the only people who can i H
nake monkeys out Of men."
% declared "women are a kick \
o our sinking. a boost to our re-lo
oiciAg." For example, "The G-Men ' Ji
tave a motto when investigating a e
aSe which is 'Find the Woman.'" g
Commenting on the business of t
vomeri wearing slacks, he Joked, b
When a woman buys slacks, she c
1 Q Pages
I 0 Today
PRICE FIVE CENTS^
Sehind In County;
Ellison Is Winnei
Kihfjs .Mountain '
_ , ... <vivw iui suii'.r
j.sers and some Winners in the
late Democratic primary last Satrday.
It voted strongly H P. Taylor
>r lieutenant - governor, Thad Euro
>r secret a ry of sratg. A. L, Bulwln-'
le for 11th district congressman,
nd Forrest Shu ford for-commiftsionr
of labor, all successful Candida's
in the state-wide balloting.
Kings Mountain also gave a heay
majority to Charles M. Johnson,
'ho led W. Kerr Scott in the sixtan
race for governor, the two hoxs
here returning GOG votes for Jn'-n in
and 2S7 for Scott. Adding he
rover box, N'o. 4 township gave
ahnsort 712, Scott 303.
Mr. Scott, former commissioner of
griculture, has already indicated
e will call for a second race, which
ill be held June 2G, and both he
nd Mr. Johnson are already busy
ying to corral the votes accorded
ther candidates. In this repect they
on't need to-spend. much time in
te Kings Mountain' area. No. . 4
nvnship gave Albright only 57 vo>s.
Oscar Barker IB. Olla Ray Boyd
and W. F. Stanley 17.
Kings Mouritain voted for several,
sers. Senator W. B. Umstead. deated
by J. Metvllle Brougbton for
le U. S. Senate in the state, was
ven a majority here, 520 to 3S4.
ftarles \V. Miller, who lost tr> ii?n.
' L. Bridges for state auditor, won '
?re by one vote, 395 to 391, while ings
Mountain gave J. B. Vo.lger,
Charlotte, unsuccessful candidate
r state treasurer 397 votes, atinst
330 for Brandon Hodges, the
inner, and Z. W. Frazzeile, who
>t 78 votes'.
In the county ra'ces. Kings Mo-jnin
gave majorities to W. K. Maun'.
Jr.. county commissioner candiite,
and Glee A. Bridges-, house of
present at ive candidate. While
th these candidates were defeat,
Sir. Bridges polled 581 votes here
419 for B. T. Falls. Jr. Mr. Maun
was accorded 665 votes in his
mmissioner race, A. C. Brarckett
n second with 544, Dr. S. S. Roysr
third with 536, and Henry Mc(Gont'd
on page eight)
[yers Car Damaged
i Wreck Last Week
The 1947 Pontiac of O. W. Myers
is badly damaged May 27, when it
er-turned near Mocksvillc.
None at the passengers, including
trie Myers, driver of the car, Mrs.
\V. Myers or Mrs. B. W. Gillespie,
A/vnrHino ?a nf
w vpvi l >'? IHC OVVI"
nt, the ear went out of control
id over turned when he struck a
ass of dirt piled in the road. Work
as being done on the road and
ution signs had not been placed
t the highway department.
The group was enroute to Wins-.
Closing on a more serious note,
r. Wheeler said that the outstandig
feeling men have for women is
Dr. Philip G. Padgett chairman of
Ve* committee on arrangements, ,
;rved as toastmaster and was pre?nted
by President John L. McGill.
ev. Paul Patrick gave the invocaon,
and group singing was led by
. C. McClain. Mrs. W. H. Slender
tsponde'd to the address' of wel[)lTlf?
hv tlu? tnfl?fma?tor 1 c*
[uneycutt presented Dr. Wheeler,
pecial guests at the banquet Inluded
Dan Karris, president of the
helby Kiwanis -.club, and presidnts
of loeal civic organizations.
Each lady present received a box
f candy* from the gift committee,
Dinner mn?ic was furnished by
auline Mauney, pianist, and Joe
The delicious dinner, served by
Irs. I. B. Ooforth, included celery,
lives, and mixed pickles, tomato
uice cocktail, southern friend chick
n, glazed carrots, creamed asparagus,
potato boots, lettuce salad with
housand island dressing, hot rolls
mtter, iced tea and ice cream with