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Kings Mountain's Reliable Newspaper
VOL. 76 No. 26
Kings Mountain, N, C., Thursday, July I, 1965
PRICE TEN CENT^
Community Readies For Independence Day
ChU£C fisher wins wings — Cadet Chorles Gory Fisher U
pictured above with his porents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Fisher,
Jl., as he received his \/:\ngs in pinning ceremonies ot the Novel
Air Station in Corpus Chiisti, Texas. Upon receiving his com-
ai an ensign in the U. S. Navy, Fisher hos been assign
ed tc oir duty aboard on aircrait carrier bosed in Norfolk, Va.
He is currently spending a 20-day leave in Kings Mountain with
Rov. Charles W. Easley will
I use lh€? sermon topic, “Keepess
’ of the Springs”, at Sunday
morning services at St. Mat
thews Lutheran church, the
third Sunday after Trinity.
I Dividends on savings accounts
' paid by Kings Mountain’s two
' savings and loan associations es
tablished another new record, as
I aggregate payments reflecting
semi-annual payments totaled
The aggregate pa)anent for
Kings Mountain Savings & Loan
was $83,455.76 (optional savings
totaling $46,773.27 and full-paid
shares totaling $36,682.49) re
flecting semi-annual payments
; on June 30 at the rate of 4.25
. percent, secretary-treasurer Ben
; H. Bridges reported,
I Home Savings & Loan paid a
j record number of dividends to-
The Holy Communion will be
celebrated at the 10 a.m. Sun
day service at Trinity Episcopal
church, 303 Phifer road. “\ou
Are His Personal Concern’* is
the title of the sermon to be
delivered by the Rev. Robert ! taling $131.996.,54 reflecting semi
annual payments on June 30 at
the rate of 4.25 percent, secre
tary-treasurcr Thomas A. Tate
Both firms topped payments
reflecting semi annual payments
at December 31, 1964 and those
made June 30, 1964.
3n New Budget
Work is progress;!!; on th
1935-64 cltv budget which w!l
.ipnroxi ra'e SI 000.000. Mayo
John Henry Mo?.s iaid Wednes
He te-mrd the Tgurcs "quit,
However, he noted that budge
receipts are exceeding levenu
estimates for the current yea
by a healthy figure and that h
anticipates continued growth ii
utilities sales and other revenu*
iiem.s during the coming year.
The city’s general budget gros
I revenue will, of ^'ourse, top $1
1200,000, when reeeip s fr .m Ih''
i n.atural ga.s distri Jtion systen*
j or'* included he added.
Initial estimates indicate Ex
penditures for capital outlay,
) such <is water and sewer lines,
i curbing and guttering, street-
I paving, and equipment for city
services at more than $200,000.
The Mayor said he hoped th
city will he able to include in it
capita] outlay budget a nev
pumper for the fire depart'xent.
“Fire-fighting equipment has a
direct bearing on insurance I
rates." he not^.
He also said he hopes the city j
commission, when it adopts the i
'forthcoming budgEt, will be able |
to include a sufficient contingen- 1
cy to take care of possible emer- [
gencies which might arise dor- :
ing the year. !
In the city office, the books j
were being closted Wednesday on 1
fiscal year 1964-65. j
Dixon Presbyterian church will i Of^wISfilf IllVAn
observe annual Homecoming Day WWCUUvKtf A/lAUlIf
at Sunday services. ! Ml J M
Rev. James S. Mann, pastor, | aU0XcI11CICA AA0
will deliver the morning mes
sage at 9:30 a.m. and special
music will be rendered by the
church choir, under direction of
Miss Libby Alexander.
.Sunday night’s union service
will ho held at Trinity Episco
pal church, 303 Phifer road.
The scimon, at 8 p.m. will be
dtdA'tred by Rev. Robert L.
Hadcn. Jr. The offering will
help support tlie program of
Bible teaching in the schools.
i Mission Piogiam
TB ASSOaATION OFnCIALS AT DINNER MEETING — Fred Kelley, left. Rev. Tom Haggai, and
Mr, and Mrs. Richard Buse were on the program at Tue.'‘.day night's annual dinner meeting of
the Gaston - Cleveland Tuberculosis Association at the Woman's club here. Mr. Buse. of Shelby,
W08 re-elected president of the association. Mr. Kelly is assistant director of the North Carolina
TB Association. Rev. Mr. Hoggoi made the ofter-dinner address. (Photo by Bill Jackson).
Group Met Here
Named To Board
Three Kings Mountain men
were elected to the board of Gas-
The Sunday School hour will | ton-Cleveland Tuberculosis Asso-
begin at 10:30. Picnic dinner will
be spread at 1 p.m., and mem
bers, former members and friends
are invited to attend.
A song service will get under
way at 2 p.m., L. H. Stewart, Sun
day St’hool superintendent an-
ciation at the annual dinner
meeting Tuesday night at Kings
Mountain Woman’s club.
Postmaster Charles L. Alexan
der. insuranceman John Warlick
and Jacob Dixon, manager of the
Ho.mo Savings & Loan branch
nounced. Singers from other | bank in Bessemer City, are the
churches in the area are invited i newly-named members
to participate in the afternoon '
! Mrs. Ruth Putnam, missionary
j to Indonesia, wdll show slides
Mrs. Vernon P. Crosby, who
underwent surgery Juno 8 at
Charlolle Presbyterian hospit- i
al. is conval.-scing at tho home |
of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
C. (Henn White, 813 Katherine
Former Mayor Glee A.
Bridies entered Kings Moun
tain ho.spital MiMiday for min
or surgery. Ho was discharged
Mr. and Mrs. Halbert Webb
have moved back to Kings
.Mountain from Lowell where
Mr. Webb is associated with
Bell Chemicals, manufacturers
of d.vestuffs. The Webbs are re
siding at 402 West Mountain
street, their former home.
services at 7:30 at Bethlehem
■ Baptist church^
Mrs. Griffin and her husband,
Clarence Griffin, are on furlough
following four years service in
the mission fields.
A native of ChErryville. Mrs.
Griffin and her husband are
staying in Gastonia with her sis
ter, Mrs. J. B. Towery.
program, Mr. Stewart said.
The present church building
was dedicated June 26. 1949 dur
ing the pastorate of Rev. P. D.
Patrick, also pastor of First
Presbyterian church. Prior to the
building of new sanctuary, mem
bers worshipped in the former
Dixon school house adjacent to
tlie church on Dixon road.
Officers Robert Gretm and
Charles Wallacv have been dU- | riegard to rat'e, religious creed or
missed from tho city police !
force after failing to report for | Carolina’s
duty June 21- : school districts have had as-
Mayor John Henry Moss said ' signment plans approved by the
applications for positions on the j Office of Education. Health Edu-
force are invited. ' cation and Welfare Departimenl,
'Shelby among them.
Application forms are obtain- ;
able at police department office. ||jf ||
The Mayor indicated applicants 1^10110]!
with high school diplomas or
with experience as officers are
Events On Tap
Kings Mountain readied foi
the an.iual Indepcnclemc Daj
hoihlay for many a week.
For some the week’s holiday i?
already underway, while other;
anlieijiale trekking to vacafor
spas or making jlher tours be
'innin ' Saturday.
Merchants, financial firms, an(‘
the City Hall office will . e clos
d Monday, since Independencf
Day is on Sumlay this year.
Lake .Montonia Club will hold
t.s annual family outing Satur
day afternoon and evening, anc’ j
an Independence Day dance will |
be held at the Country Club Sat |
iiday night. |
The Negro population has
schcxiuled what .Mrs. Verloe Rob
i •. manager, terms an "all-day
» outing" at Davidson Park. A |
J ba.seball .game and picnic us ache- '
I duled, with Mayor Jihn Henr>'•
• Moss to make an address at 5 i
Kings .Mountain Drug Com- \
pany announced its Monday j
I scliedule would be abbreviated to ,
I eight hours, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
j Employees of Sadie Cotton
'Mills, MassachusEtts Mohair
Plush Company, and Minette
Mills, of Grover, are already en-
I joying a week’s vacation.
! To tK‘gin week holidays this
I wEekend are employees of Bar-
' win Knitting Mills, Mauney Hos-
I iery Company. Phenix Plant of
Burlington Mills, Lambeth Rope
1 Corporation, Craftspun Yarns,
i Inc., and Mauney Mills.
! Bonnie Mills on Wednesday
I remained undEcided about a holi-
1 day schedule, and Park Yarn
"Wo keep hoping to hear, but | Mills will operate as usual. Car-
r'e haven't heard a thing yet." olina Throwing Company will
# t. XT also operate on regular schedule.
That was the report of B. N.
Barnes. superintendent of
schools, Wednesday on the Kings
-Mountain district school plan de
signed (o mcM't requirements of
the 1964 Uxieial civil rights act
to assign school pupils without
GRADUATE ^ Brenda Gcdl
Hamrick, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Dovid Hamrick of Kings
Mountain, has received her B.
A. in sociology from Guilford
college^ The commencement ex
ercises were held June L
News Is Nil
Out 01 City Today
Rev. and Mrs. George Mooiie
and family are moving today to
Spencer where Mr. Moore has
acc*epted the pastorate of Cal
vary Lutheran church.
Mr. Moore has written "Speak
ing Out", w'hich has appeared
regularly on the Herald editorial
page the past several months.
His last article appears today.
Rev. Moore has sErved as pas
tor of Rt'surrection Lutheran
church since 1959. Prior to that
time, the Moores wore mission
ary builders and evangelistic
I missionaries to Liberia, Africa.
1 The Moores will reside at 411
Fifth street in Spencer.
N. Eric Bell, of Asheville,
past lieutenant governor of
Bloomington, III., and a mem
ber of the Asheville club,
spoke on “A Research Into tho
EconomU's of Successful Living"
at Thursday’s Kiwanis club at
6:4.5 p.m. at the Woman’s club.
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Biddix
will go to Asheville Wednesday
to attend a four-day convention
of Pilot Life Insurance com
pany at Grove Park Inn.
AT CHURCH CAMP
Rev. J. S. Mann, pa.stor*, and
Eade Humphries and Stove
Sipes represented Dixon Pres
byterian church at Pioneer
Youth Camp last week at
Kings Mountain Presbytery
Camp near Saluda. Glenda Go
forth returned Saturday after
a week at Senior High camp
from thb looal c^urefu
Mayoi To Lead
Mayor John Henry Moss will
make thb principal address at an
Independence Day celebration
Monday, July 5. at Davidson
The all-day activities will in
clude baseball gamEs and a pic
nic climaxed by the 5 p.m. pro
gram at which the mayor will
Raymond Mitchell will open
the afternoon holiday program
by playing “Taps", and Mrs. Ni
na Mitchell will sing. “ThE Star
Spangled Banner." Rev. J. H.
McDowell will offer prayer and
Miss Ann Cole will recite Lin
coln’s Gettysburg Addi'Ess. Carl
Bennett will sing a solo and Rev.
Sandro Blalock will pi-csent the
Mrs. Verlefe Roberts, supervis
or of the park, will pi’cside.
Games and contests will be
featured after the program.
On Mission Tour
Mr. and Mrs, Herman Mau
ney and their children, of Al
buquerque, N. M., arrived here
Wednesday for a weEk’s visit
■wdth their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Carl F. Mauney.
Richard S. Buse of Shelby, an
official of Pittsburgh Plate Glass
Co., was re-elected president, and
all other officers, re - elected,
were W. L. Balthis of Gastonia,
president - elect; Miss Eunice
Westbrook of Shelby, vice-presi
dent; Mrs. Griffin P. Smith of
Shelby, vice-president; Mrs. D.
R. LaFar of Gastonia, secretary;
and Miss Fay Dellinger, of Shel
Other now hoard members are
Dr. S. E. Moser, Dr. R. E. Caro-
thers, Mrs. J. Y. Pharr, Jr., all
of Gastonia, and Mrs. Charles
Byers of Shelby. John C. Sma-
thErs of Kings Mountain, Park
Yarn Mill official, is a member-
Named co-chainmen df the 1965-
66 seal campaign were Paul Ford,
president of tliE Bank of Bel
mont, and Griffin P. Smith, Jr.,
manager of the Credit Bureau of
Fred Kelley, assistant dii'Ector
of the North Carolina 'Tubercu
losis Association, was a special
guest. Others recognized were
Dr. and Mrs. Joe Griffin of Gas
tonia, Mr. and Mre. Floyd Farris
and Mrs. R. M. Haus, all of
Shelby. Mrs. Haus is executive
secretary of the Cleveland Coun
ty Chapter, American Red Cross.
Rev. Tom Haggai of High
Point, popular after - dinner
speaker, humorist, and minister-
at-large, gave the principal ad
■Son of a minister and Syria
imimigrant, Mr. Haggai traveled
over 361,(XK> miles in 1963 to
make speeches in Christian liv
ing. Since that time 120 business
men and professional people
formed a foundation to enable
the former Emei-ywood Metho-
Aubrey Maimey, official of
Kings Mountain Manufacturing
company and active Lutheran
churchman, and Rev. Edgar M.
Cooi)er. son of Mrs. E. C. Coop
er of Kings Mountain and pastor
of New HanovEr Lutheran
church. Pottstown, Pa., have
joined a party of 10 to visit Lu
theran missions in Liberia and
Tanganika and the Lutheran
broadcasting station in Ethiopia.
Rev. Cooper, pastor of the old
est Lutheran church in America,
was hei'e on Satuixlay to assist
at the wedding of his niece,
Carole Plonk and William Feni-
'While on thb tour they will
travel in Casablanca, Egypt, Le
banon, Israel and Greece.
The tour party left via air
from Kennedy Airport, N E w
York, Sunday. Their itinerary
calls for their arrival in Casa
blanca Monday, in Marrakech
Tuesday, in Casablanca Wednos-
da.v. in Dakar-Monrovia Thurs
day, in Leopoldville, Congo July
7tli, Dar Es S-alaam July 9th;
Moshi July 12; Nairobi July 15;
Addis Ababa July 16; Cairo July
17; Beirut Julv 19; Baalbek July church of High Point to
20; Jericho>Jerusalem July 21; sp^ak in all parts of the country
Hebron and Bethlehem July 23; ' and abroad;
Samaria July 24; Galilee July | He recently spoke to USAF
25; Tel Aviv July 26; Athens Ju-1 paratroopers in Korea. He tra-
Tootsieland, f h e amiisEment
park south of Kings 5Iountain
on Highway 216, will operate on
Saturday and Sunday this week
end and on Sundays thereafter.
The amusement center fea
tures a narrow guage railway.
Old West Town, an Indian play,
pony rides, and oftier children’s
Free picnic tables aite availa
Dr. Craig lones
Dr. Craig Jones has announced
that E. Kent Carney, M.D., arriv
ed in Shelby on July 1 to be as
sociated with him in the practice
of general and thoracic surgery
formation for planning a sewage | ,,p,, 3, Lake I at the Cleveland County Surgical
Mayor John Heniy Moss ask
ed parents to caution their chil-
dix?n on the proper rules of the
road on riding bicycles.
He said ^veral incidents of
near accidents have been report-
The Ma>Y>r also reported traf-
tk* signs recently ordered by the
city have been received and are
Miss lyiariam Moller, niece of
Dr. and Mrs. P. G. Padgett, of
Kings Mountain, was graduated
June 14 at the 106th Commence
ment ceremonies of Lake Erie
College. Paine.svillc. Ohio. She
The city’s civil engineers con- awarded a Bachelor of Arts
tinued surveys Wednesday de- i (jogree. Mr. and Mrs. Jons Moll-
signed to provide necessary in- ! deceased.
disposal system for the western i
portion of the cii>. English with a minor in Second-
The engineers, W. K. Dickson
Company, are seeking quanti
tative analysis of the affluent
entering the Mauney Imhoff-
type plant on Beeson's Creek.
These figures. I’Elatixl to normal
stream flow, will pi'ovide the de
gree of contamination of the
Heavy recent rains have de
layed the work, Mayor John
Henry Moss said, but anticipated
the Mauney plant tests will be
campleted Friday. Tests must bE
made under normal conditions,
The engineers will subsEquent-
ly make similar tests at the two
other Imhoff-type tanks on Kings
Creek and Pilot Creek.
The city is racing to meet its
contract deadline with the State
Sream Sanitation committeE, the
contract requiring final plans
for sew^age plant improvements
not later than April 1, 1966.
To Install Smith
ary Education. She servtxl on the
Student Senate as a sophomore,
the Judicial l)oard as a junior
and as dorm h<xid as a senior.
She si>ent eleven weeks of the
Winter Term of h e r junior
year studying at the University
o-’f' Copenhagen, CopEnliagen.
Denmark and serve<} as Center
Ih-ad. niie Winter Term Abroad
for Junioi's is a distinctive fea
ture of the four-year Liberal arts
curriculum at Lake Fh’ie College.
Miss Moller expects to begin
training for the Peace Corps at
B. N. Barnes'
Funeral rites for Ben E. Pitt
man. 76. uncle of B. N. Barnes
of kings Mountain, were held at
Lumberton's First Baptist church
Mr. Pittman, seriously ill the
past >ear, died Thursday aftEr-
Surviving are his wife, a son,
and a sister.
Clinics at 210 Grover St., Shelby
and 709 W. King St., Kings Moun
Coming to Shelby from I>exing-
ton, Kentucky, Dr. Carney is eli
gible for American Board of Sur
gery examinations in both gen
eral and thoracic surgery.
A native of Nashville, Tenn.,
Dr. Carm'y graduated from Van
derbilt University Medical School
and ser\ed his surgical intern
ship and residency at the Uni
versity of Virginia Hospital al
Charlottesville, Va., for two years
he was a resident in cardiac sur
gery at the National Institutes of
UrirvErsity Health in Bethesda, Md., where
I he also was in heart surgery re
I Dr. Carney has just concluded
Ihis third year as chief resident
I at the University of Kentucky
Medical Center at Lexington. His
second year at University Medi
cal Center was spent as chiaf
re.sident at St. Bartholomew’s
Hospital in London, England un
der the University of Kentucky
The doctor, his wife. Karen,
and three children will reside at
804 East Marion St., Shelby.
Ray Sisk Piomoted To Assistaiit
Supeiintednent, S. C. State Parks
Jack Garland of Gastonia, gov- j
ernor nominee of District 767 of |
Rotary International, will install '
new officers of the Kings Moun
tain Rotarv club Thursday at j .
12:15 at the Country Club. Ray Sisk, veteran superintend-
Devore R. Smith will be install-jEnt of Kings Mountain State
ed as pre.sident for 1965-66. E. I Park in nearby South Carolina.
Wilson Griffin will be installed | has been promoted to assistant
as vice-president, and Charles H. superintendent of South Carolina
Mauney will be installed as sec- , State Parks. . . t i
retarV'treasuror. The promotion is effective July
New directors will include Neil, 15.
ly 27; Corinth-Rome July 28-31. 1 veletl 63() ihilcs Tuesday to spEak ; O. Johnson. Dr. John C. McGill, j Mr. Sisk s:ud his new duties
They will fly froun Rome back to j at various parts of North Caro- Ricardo O. Bach and kev. Charles ■ will require him to live in Co-
New York* 1 Continued On Page € ' Easloyi lumbia and that he completed ar-
rangEmenls to purchase a resi
dence over the recent weekend.
Superintendent Sisk completes
his twelfth year at Kin-gs Moun
tain park Thursday.
Formerly with the North Car
olina State Parks commission,
Mr. Sisk is a native of Danbury,
in Stokes county. Mrs. Sisk is
the former 'BElty Follin, of Wal
Annual family outing at •X.ake
Montonia club, for members and
guests, will be held Saturday,
beginning at 1:30 p.m. with a
Horseshoe pitching and tennis
tournaments are also on the af
ternoon entertainment agenda.
Barbecue supper will be served
beginning at 6:30.
President Carl F. Mauney said
reservations for 415 persons have
The city has issued during the
past week three building permits
to the following:
Kelly Dixon, for construction
of a residence on Cleveland ave
nue, estiimated cost $12,090.
Luke Hoyle, residence at 707
Meadowbrook road, estimated
J. I. Cable, addition of two
rooms at 23 Bennett Drive resi
dence, estimated cost $1,5(X).
Jody Ham, eight - year • old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Ham, underwent a tonsilecto-
my operation Tuesday at Kings
J. Lee Roberts, confined to
his home with a back ailment
several weeks, was improving
Wednesday, his wffe reported.
Mr. Roberts is Kings Mountain
ANTHONY AT HOME
Dr. J. E. Anthony, recuper
ating fi'om pneumonia, has
bE<Mi discharged from Kings
MounUin hospital and is con
valescing nicely at hie