> be in
-Greater Kings Mountain 21,914
City Limits 8,256
Th« Gruitar Xlagi Mountain flguro It dorivod from tbo
■pocial Unittd Stotos Buroau of the Centue report e
Jonuory 1966. ond Includes the 14,990 population o
Number 4 Township, and the remaining 6,124 Iron
Number 5 Township, In Cleveland County and Crowder'
Mountain Township In Goston County.
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VOL. 80 No. 2
Kings Mountain's Beiioble Newspaper
Kings Mountain, N. C., Thursday, January 11, 1968
PRICE TEN CENTS
^ of the
r or ex-
Water Pipe Loan Extension Endorsed
WILLIAM WEBSTER HARDIN
The city has issued building
permits for two resideiues to J.
Wilson Crawford, one for an
eight-room brick veneer homo,
estimated tt) owt $13,000, at 3(K)
Fulton street, and another for
a six-room brick veneer home,
estimated to cost $12,000, at 302
TAG SALES 462
A total of 462 <*ity auto tags
had been .sold late Wednesday
afternoon. The tags sell for $1
and the Kings Mountain Lions
club is .sales agent. The tags
are on sale at City Hall court
Rev. Charles Easley will begin
a series of sermons on the
■jUieme "Love-Roman Style", at
■Ninday worship services at St.
Bflatthew’s Lutheran church.
Mlis Sunday topic w'ill b<*, "It
j Begins With Hate."
Rev. D. B. Alderman will use
the sermon topic. “CloHied In
Garments Of Indifference” at
the 11 o’clock morning worship
.service .Sunday at Central
Methodist church. At the 7 m.
service he will us<‘ the topic,
"Rocking On The Natural
Dr. Paul Ausley will use
the sermon topic, "linkept Pro
mises" from Psalms 116 at Sun
day morning worship services
at 11 a.m. at\ First Presbyter
Women of P'irst Presbyt<*rian
church will hold their regular
meeting on Monday night at
7:30 p.m. at the church.
Plant Site Tract
I Civil Defense
McIntyre Succeeds to Recommend
W. W. Haidin
Dies At 9S;
Funeral rites for William Web
ster Hardin, 95, will be held
Thursday at 3:30 p.m. from An
tioch Baptist church of Grover,
interment following In the An
Mr. Hardin died Tuesday morn
ing at 11:50 in the Kings Moun
tain hospital ifollowing illness of
A native of Cherokee County,
S. C., he was son of the late Mr.
and Mrs. Monroe Hardin. A re
tired farmer, ho was a member
Asked by Owners:
Owners of the approximately
seven-acre tract optioned to S<.*n-
ator .Marshall Rauch and others
for a plant site have petitioned
the zoning board tor change of
designation from residential to
light industrial and the city com
mission for annexation of the
tract to the city limits.
The zoning board endorsed the
re-zoning petition and the board
of commissioners voted Tuo.sday
night to hold a public hearing on
the request at the special meet
ing of January 23.
The commission also set a pub
lic hearing on the anne.\alion
petition for the regular meeting
of February 13.
Owners of the properly are W.
W. Parrish and the M. L. Thorn
J. Thornburg, ad
L. E. (J<jsh) Hinnant. executive
(jffktT of Firs! Union National
Bank here, announced Wednes
day the bank has contracted to
acquire adjacent property ap
proximating 12,000 square feet.
The properly, owmed by Mrs.
Virginia M. Herndon, fronts 50
feel on S. Battleground avenue
and is approximately 240 feel
deep ilronting on the back the
Hoke PJIectric parking lot.
On Battleground are business i
buildings, occupied by Manor In
surance and Realty Agency and >
Blackmer & Company. Bridges
Radio & TV Service has vacated
the other building and moved to ^
|| 141.3 N. Piedmont avenue to the
^1! building adjacent to Modern j
Boh Maner said Iiis firm and;
Blackmer & Comi)any iiave ac
quired the lot at 307 York Road
and will construct a new building
for their office's. Dorus Bennett is
Mr. Hinnant said demolition of
the buildings is scheduled for
"Principal reason for acquisi
tion ol the adjacent property is
to alleviate the considerable traf
fic congestion wdiich .seems to bo
'Steadily worsening.'* Mr. Hinnant
“Plans for utilization of the
proportj’ are still incomplete,"
he continued, "but construction
of an additional drive-in ffUiHt>
is under consideration. It is also
The Cleveland County Health pos.siblc that there may be an
Maxey At Citizens
Maxey To loin
On lanuary 15
L<*e A. M( Iniyrt*. Jr., assistant
cashier of First • Citiz»*ns Hank &
Tiust Company, has assumwl du
ties as ma;iag(‘r of the Kings
REAPPOINTED — Carl F. Wil
son has been reappointed to o
five-year term as a director of
Kings Mountain Public Housing
of the Antioch Baptist church.
His w’ife, the former Alsie Me-, burg Estate, J
Swain, died in 1962. ‘ ministrator. i
He is survived, by his daughter, I _ . '
Miss Vera Hardin, of the home at i commission unanimously ,
Grover; three sons, Byrd Hardin voted reappointment of Carl P.,
of Grover. Elmer Hardin and i Wilson to a five-year term as a ]
Webster Hardin, both of Kings • ^*^^*'*^®** Kings Mountain Pub-
Mountain; three sisters, Mrs. Housing Authority. Inc. Mr.
George Becknel! of Pacolet, S. C..!was appointed for acnin^if mpTsles
Mrs. Ada Shirley of Gaffney. S.iy‘^ar when the authority was ; f^Tough
C. and Mrs. Jesse Cantrell „f 1 ganized hist January. | through vaccination
Chesnec. S.'C. Also surviving are In recommending reappoint-1 P.xpencmce i-ii‘^ws tnat the most
11 grandchildren, among them ment of Mr. Wilson. Mayor John j vulnerable link in the
Miss Lynda Hardin of the Herald 1 Henry Moss commented. "Mr. Wil- i measles is the young school child, obtaining
.staff, and nine great-grandchil- | son has given loyal .service, as I All children one through eight
dren. j have the other mc'mbers, during j F^'^rs oi age will be given the
■ Department is heading a drive to
' gel all the children in Clev eland
j The Rev. Wayne Tuttle, pastorlthe year since the housing au-
I of Antioch Baptist church, will' thority was organized. These folk
officiate at the final rites.
addition to the present bank
building. Definitely, mucli of the
urea will be devoted to parking."
Mr. Hinnant said the bank has
discus.sed witii Dan M. Finger, of
the Hoke company, possibility of
an ingress • egress
agreement for use of the Hoke
firm's parking lot to provide cir
cular traffic from both Cherokee
street and Battleground.
15 More Months
Reporting to the city commis-
' sion Tui'sday night. .Mayor John
• Henry Mo.ss said slate civil de-
i fense officials will recommend
j the city loan of water pipe by
! the army corps of engineers be
extended for 15 months from the
] present expiration date of .March
The defen.se ageney had writ
ten in early December that the
pipe loan would not he renewed.
Mayor Moss. Col. W. K. Dick
son, the city engineer, and Sena
tor Jack White made the exten-
•sion plea last Thursday to Direc
tor William M. HcxJges and other
.Mountain Oflicc of the statewide officials,
hanking firm, suciivding Vice Mayor Moss said the CD offi-
Piesideni Richard E. Ma.\«*y who were “most cooperative and
has h(-<*n tiansferred to an execu- partkul^rly impressed b> the
live position in the Asheville of hand.some 20 to 1 support citizens
th e ol im* hankii, . system Save the Buffalo Creek water pro
Previously tiu* manager of the He said he was instructed to
Wilkinson Houlev aril Office ol file a formal request, with sup-
First-Citizens Hank in C'hailotte, porting data, within 10 days.
McIntyre lias both installment ‘ The report will be filed on time,’*
l«)an and l omnieiciai banking ex- Mayor Moss told the commission,
peneme. IIo joincsl the hank in The CD agency will endorse the
lOtu tollovving several years as reque.st and forw’ard it to the re-
an examiner with th<‘State Bank- gional chief of army engineers at
ing C<»mmission. Thorrasville. Ga.
In his new rapa<‘ity McIntyre "The CD people were confident
will i.e in clvarge of all commer- thi'ir n'commendation would bo
cnl b.-inking op-Tations as well honored," the Mayor added,
as branch administration and — •
A graduate of St. Andrews
; Preshvt(M‘ian college in Laurin-
• burg, he i'^ a native of Laurel
Hill in Scotland County. A ba-
1 eheloi. 26. McIntyre has been ac-
I live in num<'rou> civic endeavors
iinduding the Western Toastmas
Davis Suffers Fall
On Ice Tuesday
Thursday At 2
Funeral rites for Charles R-
Hullender, 74, will be held Thurs
day at 2 p.m. from VVestover Bap
tist church, interment following
in Mountain Rest cemetery.
Mr. Hullender died Tuesday
morning at 6:10 in Cleveland
Memorial hospital at Shelby after
illness of several months.
A native of South Carolina, he
was son of the late Mr. and Mrs.
William R. Hullender.
son. Bill Hullender of
Mountain; his step-son, J. B.
Howell of Lawndale; two daiigh
iters, Mrs. Ruby Biddix of Mount |
Holly and Mrs. Ruth Willis of I
Fallston; a brother, James Hul-I
J R. Davis, Kings Mountaini lender of Kings Mountain! and'
lawyer, is a patient in Gastontwo sisters, Mrs. Sylvia Perry of
Memorial hospital where he is; Kings Mountain and Mrs. Mary
t 'ing treatf'd for shoulder in-1 Bolt of Bessemer City. Also sur-
iries he sustained in a fall oniviving are 12 grandchildren and
,e ice Tuesda' night. 1 three great-grandchildren.
' 1 Rev. Archie Chapman and Rev.
Mrs. Davis said her husband! w. H. Redmond will Officiate at
.slipped and fell at the front doorjthe final rites,
of their residence. He suffered ai
broken arm and dislocaterl shoul-1
der, she said.
Mrs. Davis said Mr. Davis was
lesting comfortably Wednesday.
His attendinig physicians are Dr.
George Plonk and Dr. John C.
are non-salaried and have put in
many hours because they arc in
terested in their community."
In an informal discu.ssion fol
lowing the meeting. Mayor John
Henry Moss informed the com
mission he had learned that
Richard E. Maxey, chairman of
the city recreation committee, is
being transferred to the Asheville
branch of First Citizens Bank &
Trast Company effective January
15 and he suggested, in view of
the pending neighborhood facili
ties project that a successoi
should bo named and appointed
quickly. The commissioners con
Mayor Moss said Wednesday
the board will name and appoint
He is survived by his wife.! a .successor to Chairman Maxey!
Mrs. Eva Bolt Hullender; his within a few days.
The clinics will be held in the
following schools. *
East school January 16, 9' FifGfltGlI S6t
West school- January 16, 1:30’Gaill©
a.m. * Bethlehem Volunteer Fire De-
North school - January 9 partment will sponsor a basket-
a.m. ^all game on Saturday night at
Davidson school January IS. T:30 at Bethware school gym-
10:30 a.m. nasium with proweds to bo used
Compact school January 22, to purchase fire-fighting equip
9 a.m. ment.
Park Grace school - January' Players will be from members'
22. 10:30 a.m. f’f 1^’^ Bethlehem Fire Depart-
Grover school January 22, ment and the Waco Fire Depart-
10:30 a.m. : ment.
Bethware school January 22,; Admission is 75 cents for adults
1:30 p.m. atui .50 cents for children.
Next visit of the Red Cross
bloodmobile will be in Grover
January 25th with donors to be
processed from 11 a.m. until 5
p.m. at Grover Rescue Squad
IN NEW POST—Lee McIntyre,
top, has assumed management
duties at First-Citizens Bank
& Trust Company's Kings Moun-
toin branch succeeding Vice
President Richard (Dick) Max
ey, below, who has been trans
ferred to an executive p>osition
in the Asheville branch bank
of the state banking system.
To Rejoin Gazette
Harold Pearson, former Kings
Mountain Herald sports editor,
subsequently on the Gastonia
Gazette sport > .staff, and now a
sports reporter of the Richmond tran.
Timos-Dispatch is returning to'
A three-man appraisal team
has been appointed by Clerk of
tors cluh. which he served in an Superior Court Paul Wilson to
official capacity. serve in seven condemnation ac-
He has oecupii'd an apartment tions whereby the city seeks
at M.auney Memorial Library. right-of-way fur laying sewei
FH'octive Monday. Maxey will mains,
become a \*ice President of the' The three are Lee 5 arbro, Wray
Asheville operation of First- A. W'illiams, and Bob Maner.
Citizens w ith emphasis on admin- They are to report their fin
istrative and multiple-loan func- ings of values to the Clerk will
tions plus <lulUs in bank opera- ten days. Findings are subject to
tions, Piesident U'wis R. Hold appeal to the Court,
ing announi-efi. I The actions were lodged against
Maxev ioined First-Citizens in Terrie M. MeSwain. .Minnie E.
19.57 in tho hank’s Fayetteville Lovelace. Mr. and Mrs. Matthew
Offici*. In 1962 he was transfer E. Camp. Mr. and Mrs. Frealo
red to the Hickory Office as a Mayes, Mr. and Mrs. H. D. VoH-'
loan officer and supervisor in bracht. Mr. and Mrs. Carl M. Lo-
operations an i personnel admin- "Jin. and Arthur Phifer,
istration. In November, 196.5, he Mayor John Henry Mos.s and
was ntimed to head the Kings City Attorney Jack White, in an-
Mountain Office which optmed other effort to acquire treatment
two months later and elected a plant site tracts without condom-
Vice President in January, 1966. nation action, expect to confer
A native of Freeport. Illinois. HiLs weekend with the owners,
he attendi'd the University of II- Hie C. C. Whisnant Hen's and
linois and later attended and George Peeler. The Peeler ap-
graduated from Iwt'noir-Hhync col- pointmont is for Saturday morn-
lege in Illckorv. He is a 1966 ^ng. but date of the conferen^
graduate of the Banking SchooT vvith the W^hisnanl Heirs was still
of the South. Louisiana State tentative Wedno.^day morning.
Uni\ersity. He is an Army vet
Bethware precinct Republi
cans will meet on Friday night
at 7 p.m. at Bethware school.
Precinct Chairman Bill Babb
Flu Cost Rauch
State Senator Marshall Rauch,
soon to become an industrial
citizen of Kings Mountain, es
caped the wilds of New York
via a basketball scholarship to
Duke, where he enrolled in the
fall of 1940.
With state business in Ral
eigh and Chai)el Hill over the
weekend, the ^nator was look
ing forward to combining busi
ness and ideasure by .seeing the
Duke-Carolina game at Chapel
Hill Saturday afternoon. And
he had the tickets.
He was to meet Mayor John
Henry Moss in Raleigh, too.
Thursday night the Mayor
received a call from the Sena
tor, the Senator calling from his
Felled by flu, ex-Duke eager
Rauch stiil saw the game, but
only via the television talk box.
He was back at work Monday.
Carolina won the 85-82 thrill
Shn Carlton, Former DSA Winner,
To Speak At laycee Award Dinner
I Editor Bill Williams said Mr.
Pearson expects to report ahou'
, February 1.
His specific assignment, whi'-
ther sports or general news re
porting, has not been definitely
; decided. Mi. Williams said.
I Mr. Pearson is the son of Mr.
' and Mrs. Oland Pear.son, of Kings
SPEAKER — Everette (Shu)
Carlton, the 1956 DSA winner
in Kings Mountain and foot
ball coach for Gastonio Ashley
high school, will be the princi
pal speaker at Tuesday night's
DSA and Bosses Night banquet
of the Junior Chomber ol Com-
I Everette (Shu) Carlton, foot-1
baM coach for Gastonia’s Ashley j
high school, will be the principal i
I speaker at the Jaycees* 14th an-;
j nual Distinguished Service Award
j andi Bosses Night Banquet Tues
I Coach Carlton, the 1956 rcci-
I piont of the D.S.A. in Kings
I Mountain, attended Duke Univer-
j sity and Lenoir Rhyne college.
I graduating from Lenoir Rhyne j
j with an AH degree. As a member i
j of the Marine Corps, he served i
in both World War II and the;
I Korean War, earning the Bronze!
Star as a tank platoon leader. i
Carlton has led Ashley High to!
four State Football Champion-;
ships since 1957 and served as,
Shrine Bowl Coach in 1964. He is'
also a former president of the;
North Carolina 4A Coaches As-;
sociation. He is a former KMHS
Presentation of the Jayci'cs'
Award to the Ooutstanding Young
Man of 1967 will follow the din
ner and address by Carlton. The
award winner will be entered in
the North Carolina .State Contest.
All state winners iwil! be entered
(Continued On Page Six)
Noted for his civic endeavors,
Maxey has c(.mpiled an enviable KeSUmeS 116110018015
record of achievement in various Cleveland County t horal Socie-
(.. mmunilies hi which he has liv- ty lias resumed rehearsals on
<‘d. Duiing his Kings Mountain Tuesday nights from 7:30 to 9:30
residence lie ha.s been a member p.m. at First Baptist church,
■ the Rotary cluh. president of Shelby,
the Kings Mountain Country cluh. Rev. Bob Carter of Glen Alpine
chaiiman of the Kings Mountain is directing the choral group. Mrs.
Hecroaiion Commission, a hoard Carter is amimpanist.
member of both the Cbamher of, Numerous Kings Mountain citi-
Commerce and the Merchants As- zens are rrembers of the Choral
on Pngc 6( Society.
GOP Conveiged Here Wednesday; Stickley "Linthead",
Bioyhill Coniident He'll Return For Fourth Term
DIXONS HONORED — The Cleveland County Rescue Squad re
cently presented Captain Delbert Dixon and Mrs. Dixon (obove)
an engraved plaque for "distinguished service." Dixon has been
active in the squad since its beginning and has been captain the
past two .years, re-elected Monday to a second term. Mrs. Dixon
has also been active in the women's auxiliary. Other officers for
1968-69 are Bud Ware and Tommy King, first lieutenants; Bob
Hope and Dean Champion, second lieutenants; Jerry White and
Pete Peterson, sei-geants; ond Richard Kee, secretary-treasurer.
(Photo by Tommy Ki:ig)
By MARTIN HARMON
"I'm a linthead."
Thus textile executive Juhn L.
Stickley, of Charlotte. R<*publi-
can candidate for governor, de
One of the largest of the inde
pendent textile producers, his
firm lias two divisions, tine foi
law wool and synthetic libeis,
file other tlu' yarn division. Main
office is Charlotte,*>ut oflices are
also maintained in Now YoiK and
Why does he si'ek the governor
"I want to mak<* North Caro
lina tolls in the community ol
.«tates. ’ he replies, "rm not at
1 tacking people. I seek to con>tant
ly improve our system of govern
"I thought the principal issue.-
in the campaign would be edu
cation and roads." he relates. "Bu'
I find the chief worry of North
Carolinians is the .subject of law-
lessni'ss and crime. ’
If governor, Mr. Stickley says^
he would retain fiscal expt'rts to,
determine whether North Caro
llna is getting maximum mileage’
oul of ('xpenditures. would seek
(Continiuid On Puyo Hix) i
IT'S OFFICIAL — Lieutenant-
Governor Robert W. Scott made
it official at a Wednesday press
conference: he is o candidate
for the Democratic nomination
for governor. Other announced
Democratic candidates are J.
Melville Broughton, Jr., also the
son of a former governor ond
United States Senator, and Dr.
R. A. Hawkins, Negro dentist.
By MARTIN HARMON
Representative James T. Broy-
hill, Lenoir Republican, feels con
fident he will be elected to a
fourth consecutive term in the
now tenth district.
Asked about his committee as
signments and minority party
lanking on them. Rep. Broyhill
said, "I'm third on small business
i but will advance to second next
session." One of the men ahead
of him IS retiring.
While he declines to classify
Inmsolf in the hawk-dove poles
on the War in Vietnam. Rep,
Broyhill declared. “I have sup
ported the President and 1 will
continue to as long as I feel pro
gress is being made."
He feels the President will get
this year the iiuxime tax sur
charge he failed to gel last year.
He thinks the issues in the ses-
, sion beginning January 1969 will
be much the same as today, in-
: eluding taxes. Viet Nam (if the
fighting is still continuing). Con-
j grossional ethics, and crime, law-
j lessness and rioting.
Though he will not be a dele
gate (his father will be ex of
ficio) to the Republican National
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