■ ' .■-• r.^-(».'■ -.'7, '. ■■•<'iJs..i A -•»r. Population Greater Kings Mountain 10,320 City Limits 8,008 ThU Ugon fai Creotat King* Mountain t* derived itom the 18SS King* Mountain dty directory eensu*. The city Umlti ftguie Is froB the Uoltod States census of 1960. Kinqs Mountnin'e Relicrbli^ Newspaper Pages - 0 d a y VOL 77 No. 14 tstabiisSed 1889 Kings Mountain, N. C., Ihursday, April 7, 1966 Seventy-Seventh Year PRICE TEN CENTS Treasurer Post Proves Popular •-i - ii CAR IN WHICH MORROW DIED — Firemen, res ue workers ond patrolmen are pictured above as they tried to extinguish the flames and rescue a 50-year-old man, Carl Morrow, trapped in his late-model Ccrvair Sunday ni^ht when his car wrwkcd end burst into flames. The men stand ing over the wreckage bock of the car is city policeman Earl Stroupe. The investigating patrol man, Ray Woods^ at the far left beside firemen. (Photo for the Herald by Lem R. Lynch). Two Kings Mountain Citizens Killed In Weekend Accidents In lace; liifnf BsaSItne'Hears .| I With the filing deadline for county political offices only ' eight days distant, the most dc- j sired county position, if num- I her of candidates count, is that jof county trea.mrei, .sought by ! [cur Democratic candidalcc. i '>-t in lino is the s’lerilt's of- ifice, sought by three Democrats. 1 Least popular, again from the numerical standpoint, arc the offices of judge of recorder’s court, .sclicitor of that court, eoro- j nec, and 43rd district repre-ienta- I live ter the state House of Kepre- j sentatives. Lone candidates seek the judge, solicitor and coroner 3t3, while three candidates the three-seat Tiaditional Easter Sunrise iService Sunday The Kings Mountain Mm.-tcr- ial Association w.ll conduct the traditional Easter Senrise Serv ice Sunday ^rrorning at 6 a.m. in Memorial Park of Mountain Rest cemetery. Rev. L. Thomas Richie, pastor of Boyce Memorial Associate Re formed-Presbyterian church, will lam Mrs. Metcalf, C. E. Monow Fatally bjoed ^ Two Kings Mourttain citizens died in Palm Sunday auto wrecks and a third remains hospitalized for injuries in a Gaffney, S. C. hospital. Carl Edward Morrow, 50, o|_ route 1, employee of Massachu-- setts Mohair Plush Company, was burned to death Sunday at 7:15 p.m. when his car left N.C. 161, tumbled down a 20-fo'Ot em bankment near Paul’s Fish Camp and burst into flames. Mrs. Bessie Lee Metcalf, 37, wife of Johnny Miller Metcalf, 406 S. Cherokee street, died Sun day at 11:15 p.m. of injuries sus tained early Sunday morning in an auto wreck on U. S. 29, the Blacksburg-Grover road one mile south of Grover. Mr. Metcalf’s condition is re ported satisfactory at Cherokee County hospital. Investigating patrolman Ray Woods and Frank Holman said that Morrow was traveling alone. His late model Corvair was head ed east on N. C. 161 and left the road on a straight stretch of road about two miles south of the city limits. Metcalf’s auto reportedly went out of control at 12:30 p.m. Sat- ixrday on the Grover-Blacksburg road in South Carolina and over turned. Mrs. Metcalf died Sun day at 11 a.m. in Spartanlmrg General hospital. Highway patrolmen. Kings Mountain policemen and firemen worked some 15 minutes in an attempt to extinguish the fire in Morrow’s auto and free the body from the weekage. Investigating Highway Patrol man Ray Woods and Frank Hol man quoted a witness, Charles Bridges, as saying that the Mor row auto suddenly swerved off the highway and plunged down the embankment. Bridges said that when he stopped his car and ran to the scene the entire area was aflame. Constable C. A. (Gus) Huff- stetler arrived on the scene sec onds later and both ‘he and Bridges made a vain attempt to pull Morrow from the overturn ed car. By the time firemen were called and arrived on the scene, the entire car had been ravaged by fire and the metal body was red hot, investigators reported. An unidentiried Negro man walking along the road near the accident scene was rushed to Kings Mountain hospital after being hit by the pipe pole of the Grover fire truck. 'The man had three stitiches sewed in one leg but was released. Morrow is a native of Duck- town, Tennessee, eon of the late Mr. and Mrs. Fate Morrow. He was a veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Minnie Wells Morrow; a son, Carl Morrow, Jr. of Kings Moun tain; three sisters, Mrs. S. W. Continued On Page 8 Ex-State Gridder George Allen's Rites SUPERVISOR — Leoxi Adams, Jr.. Kings Mountain n^ive and son of Compact School Princi pal L. L. Adams and Mrs. Adams, has been named music supervisor , in the Arkansas Public Schools. Adams Named To School Post Leon Lovejoy Adai.r.s, Jr., 30, Kings MSuntain native and Little Rock, Arkansas Negro, was nam ed Tuesday as supervisor of mu sic in the pjjblic schools, a new position in the state Education Department. •' Curtis Swaim, as.sistant commissioner for instructional services, said Adams had an ex ceptional background and c.xper- ience in tcacliing music. Adams was teaching music at Horace iMann higgh school in the Little Rock school system when he was selected from a )iu.T.i.:er of applicants for the Education Department opening. The school has won top honors in music fes tivals at both Philander Smith College at Little Rock and Ar kansas AM and N College in re cent years. Son of Mr. and Mrs. L. 1. Ad ams, Sr., Adams was graduated from C.)mpact high school whore his father is the principal, and from Tennessee State University with a degree in music. He went on to the University of Illinois where he earned his master’s de gree in music. He also has at tended Indiana State University to further his teaching career and has al.rost 60 hours toward a doctorate in music, Swaim said. Adams has e.xpcrience in both voice and instrument teaching. While at Tennessee and Illinois he was a member of the concert and marching bands and also sang in the choir at . Tennessee State. He has extensive training in teaching 'elementary music appreciation. Swaim said he expected Adams for the, remainder of the school year to coordinatqjthe programs of music teachers in The schools. Adams, by invitiatton, also will go into schools to help with the de- I CbtihHM^ On Page S Funeral rites for George Wil liam Allen, Jr., 43. of Long Is land, N. Y., will be held ’Thur.s- day morning at 11 o’clock at First Presbyterian church. Mr. Allen was a salesman for Fox & Wells, of New York, tex tile sales agents wlio represent ed Dover Mills, of Slielby. A native of Cleveland county, he was the son of George W. Al len, Sr., former Kings Mountain police officer and merchant, and the late Ocic Moore Allen. He was a first cousin of Cleveland County Sheriff Haywood Allen. Mr. Allen died at 2 p.m. Mon day afternoon in a New York hospital. He had been ill for sev eral months, sioca. undergoing an operation for removal of a brain tumor. He was a graduate of Kings Mountain high school, and of North Carolina State college, where he starred in football. He played first under Coach Doc Newton, then served with tlie army in Worl(H(War II, and re turned to State, this time play ing under Coach Beattie Feath ers. Surviving, along with h i s father, riow a Pahn Harbor, Fla., merchant, arc his wife, Mrs. Bet sy Stowe Allen, also a former po. see3 to represent 43r!-l district. To date, there has been no Re oubiieaii activity at the county level. Two more eandirleler, both women, entered the treasurer.*' race during the past week. 'Iliej' arc Mr-.. Doris Dent Osbogie. veteran Shelby Star proofrjcader, and wife of James L. (Jim) Os borne, bailiff of recorder',? and superior ccart, and Mrs. Druseil- la Morgan, wife of Fred A. Mor- ,gan, engineering manager o^ Magnolia Finishing plant at Blacksburg, S. C. . Broadus A. Hamrick paid hir filing fee for sheriff. Challenger A t. bro.se 3. Cline and Sheriff Haywood Allen had already paid making the three-man prlmai-y ijace official. ^ Previously annoikiced „ randr- 4d3tcs fpr tvea6ur^.,JM»>-WilMaiin ' C. Willis and Mrs. Har’let Rob erts Evans. Mrs. Osborne is a South Caro lina native who has lived in Cleveland County since 1931. Em ployed for 20 years by Cleveland MRS. HARRIET R. EVANS TRAFFIC DIRECTIONS Mountain Rest Cemetery Supt. Ken Jenkins said that mo.oi'ists are asked to en er the cemetery Sunday by way of the Suber Gate on East Gold street. All other gates will be oi>en only to walking traf'ic. Boy Scouts will distribute pro- g-ams. In event of rain the service will be held at Central Auditorium. I deliver the Easter Sermon, :in<l I'members n' the Kings Mountain I! high school choral •'society will sing. “Wlien 'Die World Began To iWake.” Mrs. J. N. McClure williM.s. William Aioxander Ware, j direct tlie chorus and Mis.s Libby I He v ir a grar! ale of E .kinr* i Alexander will bo at the piano, j ccllege and for many vear.s wa.s Other ministers of the com-' a TTirUier in Ware and S.ons. munity will participate on the ;'vliolesale disfri'.n’.lorR in tie* city program. He w.os an elder of Boyce Me- Rev. C. R. Goo<ison, president moi'ia) ARP chun-li a member of of the Ministerial Associali.m, , Fairview Lodge 339 AF & AM * - at 14 Funeral foy Mo-ffatt Ale.xander Ware, Sr.. 74, prominent Kings riountain bu’.;ine3sman, wr.s held Saturday at 11 ajT. f.’'om Boyc Memorial Associate Rc.formcd Pre,-,hy,eiian chiirch cf winch he was a member. Mr. Ware succumbed Thursid.ay i ■Tt 4:.''i2 p.m. m the King.*; Moug- | tain hc.spital after a longdiy ,11 A native of d'oeiand he WHS son of the late r’our. y M'". and Mills at Lawndale she joined the Sheli jy Star in 1952. The Osbornes have two chil drejl., James i.. Osborne, Los An gelcs, 'Calif., an engineer with Hughes Aircraft, and Mrs. Rol> ert Ft. Lee, of Columbia, S. C. As Patty Osl'.orne, Mrs. Lee was Miss North Carolina and repre sented the state at the Atlantic City, N. J., national beauty pag eant. —Mrsr-Morgan is a Rowan eooft* ty native, is a onotime employee of the Employment Security com- irrission. She is now employed in the Gardner-Webb college alumni office. School Sets Service For Benefactress •vvill lead the c.all to vorshin, and Rev. R. L. Garvin, pastor of ^ Mount Zion Baptist church, will read tlio scripture. The morning prayers will Ik* offered by Re..; John Harris, uaslor of first Wes- j 'cyan Mcthodi.si church, and Rev. Roy Lockiidgp, pastor of El Bethel Methodist church. In event of rain the service will. e held in the auditorium of Cen- i tral Junior high school. | We invite the entire commun- i ty to worship with us in this most meaningful service”, said Mr. Goodson. /L Finley Funeral DOBS D. OSBORNE Alumni and friends of iho Episcopalian Patterson School in j Caldwell county have been in- I vited to attend open house on i May 8, which will be featured I by a memorial service for Mrs. j Katherine F’alls Frazier, former ! Kings Mountain citizen. I Mrs. Frazier was a patron of Kings Mountain citizen, a son, | the school, who betiueatlicd it Steven Allen, and a daughter, l $4000 and a quantity of scouri- Continued On PctfJib S ' ties. Agriculture Coiumissioner Graham To Speak At Lions Farmer Fete JaimCs Allen Graham, North Cardlina Commissioner of Agri culture, will make the principal address at Tuesday night's Farm er’s Night banquet of the King.j Mountain Lions club. Dinner will be ser\cd at 7 o’clock at the Woman’s club. A cattleman, farmer and bu.si- nessman, Mr. Graham was ap pointed Commissioner of Agrioul- ture July 29, 1964 by Governor Terry Sanford to complete the tenm. of the late L. Y. Ballentine. He was elected to a four-year term November 3, 1964. By le'gis- lation he is chairman of the State iBo-ard of Agriculture, the State Board of Gasoline and Oil in spection and the board of direct ors of the' North Carolina Hall of F-amc; member of the North Carolina Milk Commissian, the Crop Seed Improvement Board and the Atomic Energy Adrisory Committee. He holds a degree in agriful- tural education from N. C. Srate college and taught vocational agriculture at one time in Iredell County. Farmers of the community will be guests of' the Oons club. William Plonk is cUcdrmau'of SPEAKER—James A. OredMBm, ,pf Bdelgh, Noxtli CcBoliBa Commissioner of Agrtcoltvie, will speak to Kings Mountain Lions at their annuol FoormOr's Night bonquet Tuesday. the Lions Farmer’s Night com mittee which also Inchides Carl F. Mauncy. Spelifeg Champ William Herndon, Jr., san o: .Mr. and Mrs. William Herndon, Sr., retained his title Wedncsilay as the champion elcwontary stu dent speller in the Kings Moun tain district system. He will represent Kings Moun tain schools again in the Char lotte Observer’s annual spelling -ce. Runner-up and winner of the Frank Summers spelling medal for 1965 is Meredith McGill, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John C. McGill. She is a“05tx1ii-grade"sttm dent at West school and spelled correctly 6-1 of 100 words. Herndon, eighth grader at Cen tral school, spelled correctly 80 of 100 words. As last year, he .vas not eligible for the Su.rmer.< medal because he was a previous winner. It is given to the same person only once. ' ( Wednesday’s test was written, with Robert M. Kennedy, princi pal of East school, pronouncing tlic 100 words. Faculty peinbers from each school participating made up the panel of judges. Representatives of other elc mentary schools in the contest vverc Karla Smith, sixlli gradei at Park Grace; Paula Moss, sixth grader at North; Irelon Easley fifth grader at Ea.st; Jame.s White., eighth, gfqtiei:,,.d.t,., ,P*>yi<> son; Liii’da Ross, eighth giadci at Com.pact; Norma .Moiri.son. sixth grader at Grover; and Ed Robbs, sixth grader at Beth ware. Kings Mountain s-chools have had two Charlotte disti'ict win ners in past years wlio went to the national contest at Washing ten, D. C. 'rhey were Bohhy Eat ly and Jan W’illiams. Good levels To Be Tapped Kings Mountain Optlmi.st club in cooperation with tlie Kings Mountain Police Department will soon start a program to recog nize the local teen-age drivers for their good driving habits. Certificates w'ill be awarder! by patrolmen to the drivers display ing good safe driving hal .its and courtesy. The Driver of the Week, Driv or of the Month, and Driver of the Year shall be selected by our patrolmen and a .secret commit tee and shall receive spciial cer tificates and a trophy shall be a tvarded to the Driver of the Year. Thomas B. Yarbrough, initiator of the program stated that “The Careful Teen-age Drivers should be acknowledj;^ with a token bf the community’s appreciation not only for their safe driving habits but alio for their respect for law.” TT'uheral rites for Carson Den nis Finley, 72, Kings Mountaiji sign painter, will be held at Har ris Chapel FTiday morning at 11 o’clock. Mr. F^inley, who lived on Lake Montonia Road, died at 10 o’clock Wednesday morning at Kings Mountain ospital. Ho had suffer ed from a heart condition. Owner of Frinley Sign Com pany, he was a veteran of World Wai' I. He was a natjve of Knox ville,. Tenn. A niece and nephew', of St. Louis, Mo., and a niece, '.of Allan- •, Iowa, survive. Rev. Howard Jordan, pastor of Central Methodist church, will conduct thefinal rites. Burial Mountain Rest come-' and a Sliriner. He wa.'i a foimer city eommis- .-ioner. His pa'^'or. R<'v. l*hotnns R'eliie, officiated at the f'lial riles.'a.*-si.ted / y a foi-rer pa.-sfor, Di'. W. L. Prossly of M loresv ilh*. Interment was in .Mountain Rest eomeleiy. In lieu of flowers the family requested that memorials be de signated to Boyce Memorial ARP church building fund. Survivimg Mr. Ware are his wife, Mrs. Johnsie Pettus Ware; a daughter, Mrs. R. T. LeGrand, Jr. of Shelby; a son, Moffatt A. Ware, Jr. of Charlotte; five sis ters, Mrs.'W. S. Fulton, Sr., Mrs. Campbell Phfler, Mrs. John L. McQill arrd^ Miss Ava Ware, all or Kings Mountain, and Mrs. ' aw'reace Stroupe of Charlotte; one brother, Freno Ware, of Goldsboro; and eight grandchil dren. - RITES HELD — Punmrol rites for Molfatt Alexander - Ware, Sr« 74, were held Saturday morning. Mr. Wore died Thurs day. will be tery. in Easter Monday Holiday For Some Easter Monday will I e a li'ilidiy for school students. Kings Mountain merchant.*!, and employees of the city’s finan cial institutions. Tlie two banking houses, the two savings and loan associa tions, City Hall and most busi ness firms will be closed. Kings Mountain post—office W'ill be open. SL Mark's Easter Story when the sabbath was jxtst, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him. And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun. And they said among them selves, Who shall roll us away the stone from the fifior of the sepulchre? , And 'when they looked, they saw that the stone was rolled a- way; for it was very great. And entering into the sepul chre, they saw a "young mah sit ting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they were a frighted. And he saiih unto them. Be not afrighted: Ye seek Jesus of Nasareth, tvhirh teas crucified: he is risen: he is not here: behold the place where they laid him. But go your way, tell his disci ples and Peter that he goeth be fore you into Galilee: there shall ye see him, as he said unto you. And they 'went out quickly, l^and-fled fromJKe sepulchre: for Continued.On Page 8 Youth Activities Committee To Launch Program April 16 ities I able students to enter the Arm ory for all future social activities which are planned for every Sat- its A 13-mo.Tber youtli activ committee expects to launcli ‘''satu!darnt'w'socdM I urday night, except for the nights s Mountain n oung people ; that the Armory is April 16Ui. iN*'<tional Guard for Kin.f will be inaugurated required for activities. On the Kings Mountain Recrctalion Activities Oammission has an nounced. BenefiUod by a $500 city appro priation, the group will offer membership in the organizatio.!; for a modest foe and expects to jffer "properly supervised youlli activity for the total community”. Members of Ihecommittoe are Mrs. Aubrey Mauney, chain ran, .Mayor John Henry Moss, ex offi cio, Rev. Charles Easley, Rev. Howard Jordan, and Rev. R. L. McGaha, of the Ministerial asso ciation, Mrs. Delbert Dixon, a- long with Mrs. Mauney represent-^ ing the United Council of Chiirch- womon, Mrs. John Cheshire and Mrs. Ray Holmes, representing the Woman’s CltHc, W. J. Kceter and Richard Maxey, of the Recre ation commission, and Miss Mar lene Hartsoo, Charles Padgett, and David Wil-son, student repre sentatives. "We have discussed forming a 12 member sliudent council w'hich we intend to attend management details for future activities,” Mrs. Mauney commented, “to include eight students of Kings Mountain high school and four from Com pact high school.” All youth from freshmen through senior high school age will be admitted free who hold a KMRAC mei.Tiibership card and a copy of the rules of conduct. The cards will be issued at 7:30 p m. April 16th at the National Guard Armory at cost of 25 cents. 'Dif momberalxip card will cn tlieso w'cekends the events will probably b^ hcld''"6ft'’~ Friday nights. Activities W'ill be open to all ! Saturday, April 30th, from 8 un ninth, tenth, eleventh, and 12th i til 11 pjm. graders living in the Kings Moun->l Heart Attack Fatal To Biandon, Central Methodist Pastor At ^ k SUCCUM&S — Rev. J. Max Brandon, Jr., pastor of Grace Methodist church, died sudden ly Friday of a heart attack. Funeral rites were held Sun- dayt Funeral riles for Rev. J. Max Brandon, Jr., pastor of Grace Metliodist church, were held Sun day at 3 p.iT. Mr. Brandon, in apparent good health, succumbed to a heart at tack Friday morning at 9:30 at the Gr^ce Methodist parsonage.' He was 52. Rev. Cecil Heckard, Gastonia District Superintendent of the Methodist Church, officiated at I the final rites in Grace Methodist ! church. Interment was'in East- view cemetery at Newton. I A member of the Gaston^ DIs- trict of the Western q. Meth- ' odist -Conference, Mr. ih’andon I came to Kings MoiksastY' I Friendship church et I He had.also served Hiddenite, Jonesvi Greens'eoro and Lex A native of Sail the son of the Rev Max Brandon, Sr. < He was educated high school, Ruthe and Duke Universi He was a member Continued ^ • I tain school area and those who may liave already graduated but are 20 years old or younger. The April 16th dance will be from 8 until 11 p.m. The second event will ce held on Friday, April 22, featuring interest groups, liobbics and dancing. The third social activity will be on u: L'