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otty order a new study to guide
itother jlevetoipaMat dt Wf 9||9«
tern, and also recommended ac-
cuimila»n of financial reserves
agalhs^lhe time further major
system ^instruction *^16 requiz^
his 9Bnd birthday Monday.
Mr& B^ie Harmon Goode and
Mra Grace Hannon
were dbuier guests.
quired, “Why didn’t you bring
Mr. Falls with you?”
Attorney Lackey replied,
asked him. I don't know why he
Attorney Thomasson said his
clients regard a service station
as an undesirable neighbor, con
tended re-zoning would permit
tise of the property for “go-
carts, all-night carnivals and
circuses and other undesirable
activities for a residential neigh
borhood.” . .
Comm. Ellison inquired, You
didn’t ask Mr. Falls to sign it?”
Attorney Thomasson replied,
“No, I didn’t thirtk he was ask
In other actions Thursday
night the commission:
1) Let contracts for a two-
million gallon water tank, to C.
W. Gallant, of Charlotte, for
base structure at" $18,775, and
Chicago Bridge & Iron Company,
•Chicago, Ill., lor the tank at
■'$6930(1'total "Of $89,175. Both
were low bids.
2) Awarded' contract for a
truck to Southwell .Motor Com
pany on low bid of $5930.64. Vic
tory Chevrolet Company s bid
3) Received bids from five firms
on a hydraulic garbage packer
unit and 30 closed containers of
varyingsizes. The board inform
ed the bidders contract awards
wbuld be considered at the No
vember 8 meeting.
Approved petitions for paving
and installing curb-and-gutter on
Ruppe Street from East Gold to
Owens; and paving and curb-
and-gutter on Blanton Street,
from present paving to dekd end;
Funeral rites for .Mrs Margie
Lee Sessoms Gantt, 40, wife of
Thurman Gantt, were held Sun
day at 3 p m. from Bright Light
Baptist church of Bessemer City,
4r4©rment follmsehig in
tain Rest cemetery.
Mrs. Gantt, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Ben Sessoms of Kings
Mountain, died Friday morn
Other survivors include a
daughter, Mrs. Sheila Faye Bo
wen of Grover;! a son, Larry
Bean Gantt of the home; a sis
ter, Mrs Brenda Cogdill; and
two brothers, Johnny Sessoms
of aiffside and Ben Sessoms,
Jr. of Kings Mountain.
Rev. W. A. Ckahier officated
at the final rites.
“wrap up meeting” in efforts by
a group of East Kings Mountain
Mouii>. ^tizens ’who seek annexation to
the local school district.
Kings Mountain Police Chief
Paul Sanders and officers David
Com and Bob Hayes charged six
teen-agers with illegal possession
of pyrotechnics Halloween Night
after a disturbance at the Burger
Bam and on East King Street.
Charged with illegal possession
of pyrotechnics were: Ricky
Moore, 17, 311 Margrace Mill Vil
lage, Gary Wayme Ledbetter, 17,
304 York Road, Michael P. Neely,
18, Grover, Steven C. Ramsey,
18, 216 Maple Street, and Steve
Horton, 19, Grover and charged
irom piescm .with illegal possession' of pyro
and for paving some 375-feet of technics and violation of the pro-
East Gold Street to its intersec- | hibition laws was Danny Lewis,
tion wdth Sadie Loop. ' 17, of 912 Henry Street.
McGdoiiis Winter Weather Fashions For Young Folk
for your little Princess
KINGS MOUNTAIN HERALD, KINGS MOUNTAIN. N. C.
November 17—two weeks from
tonight — is the date for what
Lynn fertiis a
Mr. Lynn said a group of E.
Kings Mountain families — most
of them City of Kings Mountain
citizens but not of the Kings
Mountain school district — will
formally petition the Gaston
County board of elections for a
special election in which the peti
tioners would vote for or against
annexation to the Kings Moun
tain school district.
A sub committee headed by N.
F. McGill, Sr., has been at work
seeking expansion of the school
district boundaries and their re
port will be made before all in
terested citizens, Lynn continued.
“We invite anyone interested
to participate in the discussion
November 17,” said Lynn. Mr.
Lynn said Henry Whitesides,
(lastonia attorney and attorney
for the 16-family group of East
Kings Mountain citizens, will at
tend the meeting.
Chief Sanders stated Wednes
day that he was parked behind
the Burger 'Bam Monday night
in his private car and saw the
six boys shooting fireworks. He
said they left the Burger Bam
in a truck and turned left on
Sanders said he fell in behind
them and radioed officers Com
and Hayes and stopped the truck
on'East King near the First Pres
Teenager '66 ! Annexation
Nominees Aske^ j Petition IHed
Who will be Kings fountain’s
Teenagers of the Year?
The Kings Mountain Optimist
club is again inviting nomina
tions from the interested public
and letters should be submitted
by Wedh^day, November 16, to
Y. A. W. Chairman, Box 121.
A young man and a young
woman will receive trophies la
ter this month during the observ
ance of Optimists International
Youth Appreciation Week.
The Kings Mountain club will
note the observance in special
programs October 14-20, accord
ing to Optimist President T. Lew
“Purpose of tljis observance,”
said Hovis, "is to recognize and
applaud the overwhelming ma
jority of our teenagers who be
lieve in and practice decency,
North America support the pro
jects to “give youths a pat on
Letters of nomination should
state the teener’s qualifications
of leadership, service, and citi
zenship to the community. The
person signing the . nomination
letter should give his or her rea
sons for nominating the boy and
girl for the top honors.
McAlpine To Lead
The city commission will con
sider a petition at Tuesday
night’s meeting to incorporate
an additional 16-plus acres into
the city limits.
The tract is the York Road
property of Dixon tnyestmeut
Company recently purchased
from Archdale Mines, Inc.
The commission has also
scheduleda public hearing on the
Dixon firm’s request to re-zone
the tract from light industrial to
general business use.
Should the annexation petition,
be approved, the city limits will
be continuous along the East
side of the York Road to Inter
The board will also consider
Tuesday night contract awards
for a garbage packer and closed
The meeting will be held at
Over "2.500' Oflmrsr clubs in the fire station, since the
courtroom will be in use in con
ducting Tuesday’s general elec
Legion To Vote
Members of Otis D Green
Post 155 are expected to vote at
“Thursday night’s November meet
ing on wl\ether to construct a
major addition to its building on
East (Sold street.
Officers will recommend build-
Rev. R. O. McAlpine, general j ing a south wing to provide en-
evangelist of the Wesleyan Meth- trance hall ladies' lounge, and
odist church, will be speaker for trance hall, ladies lounge,’ and
evangelistic services November and Post auxiliary, Adjutant Joe
4-13 at First Wesleyan Methodist j McDaniel, Jr., said,
church on Waco Road. I The meeting is at 8 o’clock.
For Mrs. Rke
Funeral rites for Mrs. Elsie
Letha Rice, 59, wife of L^d
Rice, were held Tuesday at 11,
o’clock from the Chapel of Har
ris Funeral Home, interment fol-
lawing ia Oak Gzove~cemetery~at
^ Rev. Dixon Adams, pastor of
Grace Methodist church, offici
ated at the final rites.
Mrs. Rice died Sunday shortly
after noon in the Kings Moun
tain hospital following illness of
A native of Buncombe Coun
ty, she was daughter of the late
Mr. and Mrs. (^ton Johnson.
She had lived in Kings Moun
tain 11 years.
She was twice married. Her
first huifband, Ernest Morgan,
died in 1931.
In addition to her husband, of
604 Phenix street, Mrs. Rice is
survived by two sons, Edward
Morgan of Charlotte and Floyd
Morgan of Kings Mountain; a
stepson, Walter Rice of John
son City, Tennessee; a daughter,
Mrsy Harry Scruggs of Hialeah,
Fla.; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Ross
Whitson of Johnson City, Ten
nessee; two sisters, Mrs. Rosa
Chappell of 'Brevard and Mrs.
Annie Mae Bryson of High Point;
and five brothers, Parnell John
son of Brevard, Jesse Johnson of
Hendersonville, Frank Johnson
of Candler, Cassedy Johnson of
Tuxedo and Kelsey Johnson of
Aiken, S. C.; 18 grandchildren
and four great-grandchildren.
Beans have grown since pre
historic time as a food crop.
Ocean-going vessels tomvrt
the Columbia River to Vancoil
ver, Washington. |
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