DR. JERRY PATTERSON
REV. RICHARD ERVIN PLYLER
MARY ETHEL DIXON
MELVIN FULTON WHITE
CADET PHILIP STANLEY BUNCH
TERESA JOLLEY SUGG
RITA ELALA CAVENY
10 Awarded College Degrees
BEN HUDSON BRIDGES. Ill
MARK DONALD CAMPBELL
JUDITH ELAINE GUALTNEY
A Ia'|»o nun'.’jGr of King
Aluuni'iiii area y;i. denis are rt
elVi:’.;.; d«\';ires fiom colleges ijnr
(A ta. numVer, a Klrgs Mcun
ain Uii'tisi miiiisici*, Hev. Ricli
•r . l iylrr, paster c' Pattsiso'
Irave liapt «t cl;u-; Ii, receive
lis MnsJe of Divinity dcgre
'loni .'loiKlieasiern Hr pt:st Semin
11. a; Vv'alre po.is ; Dr. Jerr
^ait son, SO I < f M* . a rd Mn
lugor.c Patterson eanivd hii
Master of t, .'i(nee de;^rce in ora
ntTcry fi<.m tlie University o
If*;.a; an<l yesterday Cadet Phil
ip S. Hunch was gradaatid fror.
tin.' U. S. Mil taiy Aacademy a
Wer.t Point and commissioned t
Ufotid Lieuunant in the Fiel
Military. Cadet ‘Punch was alsr
mnriic'd after Hie exei'^ises t''
Mi;s D’anno Louise Sliihrke ir
the post Chapel at 2 p.m.
1 rnsa Jollf'y dTjghte'
of .Mr. ind Mrs. T. H. Jcllev, re
’.o'vo(\ her Bachelor of Music de-
grf'o ^'undriv from 1'he University
oJ \ort]i Carolan at Greensboro
At r.N’P G slio has majored ir
voi'-. icmIoi Caai-Ks Lynam and
'V i‘; a mcmbftr of the Pho> and
T/'inio; Pho.ale in wli ch shr
■JolfM'd. Slie was a member o^r the
Musi.' Kdircators ard the Ameri*
an (''lOTal Directors, Mu Ph‘
T’-'sdou music sorority, Pi Kapp?
!a Ivmftr sc.-iety. She war
M'.:« M'Ounta'n ef
.M Ivin Kulton Wh'te, son of
’I:. .»r I Mis. Rrbeil L. White,
ree nved his Bn(‘helor of Science
degree Saturday from North Car-
'lina Contra: University at Dur
lam. A 19tiG giaduato of Com
lact higli »chooh he will be em
doj .d this summer at Mask m
nd Sells in New York City.
Benjamin Ilmlson Bridges III
on of Mrj. Ben II. Bridges and
.10 late City Commissionei
iridges was graduated from Ca
awba college at Salisbury Sun
lay. A general business major
le has i) en a member of th<
yivertising club and the foolbal
earn. He .s a 1965 graduate c
dings Mountain high school ant
s married to the former Brooke
-leynolds of Salivary.
Juditih Bilaine Gaultney, daugh
er of Mr. and Mrs. James E
Jaultnej. received her bachelor
iegree fj*om Dfeififer college or
May 17th. An English major, sh(
/Ians to go to graduate schoo!
ind work t<>wai*ds a M. A. degree
Mark Donald Campbell, son o'
he R;v. anj Mrs. M, L. Camp
leil, was graduated from A&T
^tate Univers ty Sunday. A dean’s
ist student during his entire col
lege career, he received a B. S
n English (duration while gradu
ating magna (v m laude. An ac
tlve person in stiKient affairs
wh'le at A&T, Campbell was a
memb(T of the campus nt^'ws-
paper staff- a merrher o-f the
cultural affairs committee of the
Student ITnion and vi(?e-presldcnt
of the We3le>’ Foundatior. After
a year away from the academic
woild, lie plans to continue his
•Jucation by pursuing a degree in
Rita Elala Caven ,, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Luther O. Caveny,
.vas gradual, d Sunday from
Meredith college a* Rale h with
i Bachelor of Arts degree. A ic*
igion major at Meredith, Miss
taveny was student N-F.A i.**®®^*
Rnt, TMT3 caitiKmist. Merc ith
lUhristian As.sociatlop foiunis
hairman, and a merr her of the
x)llege iLhorus and tlie Thilare-
Mary Ethel Dixon dC' gliter c!
Mr. and Mis. L(*e Dixon was
jraduated Sunday from the
vlrsity of North Carolina at
Charlotte with B. S. in nursing.
\t UNCe, she was a memb. r
af the Student Nurses’ Assocla-
C. State Student Nurses’ As
ton and via menTlieiship in the
ioc ation District 111. t he is also
rn active member of the Nation-
il Student Nurses’ A.ssociation,
Inc. Miss Dixon was chairman of
■he Pin Committee for the Di'
vision of Nursing at UN'C*C.
rhree years ago this comm ttce
was organized to design the uni-
'orm and cap pin to lie worn
by graduate nurses of the uni’
varsity. Senior nursing majors
received their graduate pins at
the first pinn ng ceremony held
on the UNC^'C campus S-aturday.
Miss Dixon explained the signifi
cance «f the newlydesign.d pins
as part of grad ation exer
:ises. Miss Dixon s a' member
of First Baptist churc^;.^^
Cadet Philip Stanley Bunch,
<'Cow(i>njed On Page Sia:^
Greoter Kings Mountain 21,914
City Limits (1966 Census) 8.256
' City Limits (Estimate 1968) 9.300
...4 Cr,ctt9r lungs MountoiD u derlvtd li«n
spnevrj Uutfd States Burcou of th« Csnsus rsport •
Tonvdry IMG. and Includss tbs 14,990 pspulotiob •
Numbsr 4 fowiuhip, and tbs temeiniag 6.124 Ifoa
Ifximbsr S Township, la Cl^eload Couatr cod Ctowdsr*
^*^*»*‘**r»w TntwnchiD (B OestOB Ccuaty
Kings Mountain's Reliable Newspaper
VOL 82 No. 23
Kings Mountain, N. C., Thursday, June 4, 1970
PRICE TEN CENTS
Two CondeiBiation Hearii^s Sought
Sam Morrison, 21,
55 Honor Students
In Class Of 1970
[o wo'i’ solve the ':i‘!ir;a-
p today. Wo mu:^! speak
INDUCTED IN NATIONAL HONOR SOOCIETY — Ten rising senior students
were recently inducted into membership in the Kings Mountain high school chap
ter of tha National Honor Society. From left to right above: Carolyn Howard,
Kathy Wilson. Lynn Finger, Pam Cronan. Geeper Howard. Linda Wells, Jack
White., Jr., Judy Childers, Charles Reed and Becky Plonk. (Photo by Isaac Alex
$48,200 Fund Raising Drive
To Equip Center Will Begin
TO GRADUATE—William (Bill)
Herndon, Jr., will receive his
diploma from Asheville School
for Boys Friday and Saturday in
the school’s 70th commence
To Win Diploma
Wili am Mauney (BilH Hern-
dan, Jr., sUn of William M. Hern
don of Kings Mountain and the
(Cotitimu’d On Page SUJ
Ki..ko;f breakfast for a $4S,-
200 fund-raisi ig campa gn to
equip the neighboi liood fadl'.ties
building will be at iho building
riiOhda.N morning at 7 o .lock.
The funds are required to pro-
V do equipni. nt for the ..a> rare
center, detuher seats fo: the
auditori'. m'g.\ mnaslian, kitchen
equipment for preparing and
serving food- and lockers and
benches foi dressing rooms.
AH nding tho brcaklast will iic
the 2.'S m(‘mber community cent r
program committee and other in
terested cit zens.
Arch Kern, dircM’tor of the city
rccrenlion diparlment, will serve
as secretary to the committee,
and Jonas Bridges an l Martin
Haimoii will b(* in charge of
The $U>(),(KK) n(?ig!il>orhood f-a*
cil ty buikling, ^when c(|ui*''ped
will b<' ahk* to ac^commiKlatc up
to .5M():) jK’rsons for mcelim/.s,
over 1200 foi dining, and 2d(K) for
basketball and otlier e\ents.
A day care co iit*r (or children
will he operatefi.
On Page SixJ
Jills v\n.s tlie criailei’';e i irercd
ii.V CaarU.s iChu ki l'j.'isie.\. Jr..
a s<*iii«ir tih'i e liij.e wlnia'r oI
cili/.ens’iq*. awai I nrda's tins
season, to tin- g-adnites ol
111 (Mass <;1 lOVO at c-'nv.mnio-
inent (-xercises Wed:iesd;u ni'dit
in Jolin Gan-.lrk-! Memor al Sta
*‘C) r pa;cnfs lived llirougli the
Depie.ssinn and Worlrl War II,”
said tin- speiki'*-. I'eihaps thy,
iwere slio; ked ' into silence. In |
11)70 wo are faced with Vi. tnam
and other p!obl(*ms that silence
won’t solve. We must speak out.”
Other seniors apiiearing on the
program weie Douglas Rosehoro.
wli(» sa d the invoeaiion; Pamela
L(‘o who -aNe the welcome; Ken* i
neth Bridges who intro !ufed
the .sp(»aker; Miclimd Blanton
(Continual On Page Sin)
TO INSTALL OFFICERS — Le-
toy S. Lakey, national execu
tive committeeman of the Amer
ican Legion Depax tment of North
Carolina, will install new offic
ers of American Legion Post
155 Auxiliary Thursday night at
(Sc.(^ /»Sfo/a/ on Page
Mann Resigns As Police Reserve
Chief. Praises Volunteer Effort
WINS SCHOLARSHIP — Ronald
Davis Haskins, graduating .«^n-
ior, is recipient of the Kings
Mountain Rotary club’s scholor-
ship to the best foreign langu
age scholar ot Kings Mountain
Ronald David Haskln.s, son of
Mrs. Hattie Stewart Haskins and
the late Howar.l Haskins, is re-
clpcnt of tho Kings Mountain
(Continued on Page Six/
RECREATION DIRECTOR —
Richard J. (Arch) Kern is the
director of city reccreation. The
Betired Morine lieutenant-colon
el is a Cincinnati. Ohio, native.
He assumed his duties lost Fri
I R.v. Hohort Mann, who since
last August when it was oi’gi..i
izc'.l, has sci\cd as cliicf i-l’ the
s rcst'i'Vo police* (h*pavlnv.*nl
has rosigi.oi ciiCidivt* May .'M.
IT v. .Mr, M.inn has headed lie
12-inan group w hit h lias Seen sci
v ng voluntarily since th.it time
A major icison f«ir Irs csig
nation Rev. Mr. Mann said, i‘
the l.a:'t tlial I-'irsI llcplisi
rch, Ills pasloialt', has lar.n
cht'd a pri.son camai ])r“ ;i'.to
wliicli is provin^j vc.y ru .* fu!
“I (incsti.)nt d,” lu* e.'.j)!.*in. d.
‘'whether it was lu’st Itu’ I lie pas
tor to be an auxili.aty police
He \vrol(‘ Mayor John Honrs
Moss and (‘liic'f of I^diiJ* 'Ion’
It is with i\ gret lh;il 1 ‘live (o
yon mv re.signation as the ("liof
I of the Reseiv'o Police Deparlment
of Kings Mountain. I hava- enjoy
ed havin : tlio privilege of s(* 'ing
■this group organized and fnne
I tinning hi our lonumnihv. aod
; feel liiat tliey me(*l a real need.
'The group a.s pre.scmlly eomtiosvd
‘ (Continued On Page Six)
Double B. Ranch,
i City Attorney Jack White
' fhuisduy will ask Clerk of
Jouit Paul Wilson to set hear-
I mgs on the condemnation actions
j against H^.o.d Cline and against
Bulo.-l Lime and \V, K. Maun-
Ji. partiKis in Double L>
rtai.. ii. lor Moriday, June 15.
1.10 coi.demnat on actions were
filed si\t’;al months ago in the
Cii> s eifort to act|uiie mxc*ed
acieage tor tlie 'aUifalo Creek
ArtioiiS are also pending a*
ainsi Culehian Gciorih Am-
j orose Clinc*. and John D. Cline.
I Onr condcmi..ition arrio'i was
' sched in .Supe.ior Court aga nsl
jHufo.d Cline for a poition of
! ilu dam site.
II '1.10 current action against
Cline is for 13S.b5 a/rcs of the
Cline home plaec. '1 iie acreage
does not include his home.
. i .le action against the Double
11 3 Kan.h .s for 1-17,57 arris.
Under condemnation proced*
are, the Clerk of Superior Court
conducts a hearing, then appoints
a ihreenicmber appraisal com*
mission to establish and rrport
value of the property. The com*
mission report^; within ten days,
i^il'her party has the r ght to ap*
ix,'al tin* (ommission award to
In the initial action against
Bufoid Cline an appraisal com-
' missio.uj- established value of
I he dam s te p’opert; at $31,500.
I Pho final award was $23,500 plus
\ inii'ixst from the date of con*
' City Attorney Wltiie- and his
i assistant Verne Shivc, of Gas*
I i told the city commission
I h('y had been unsuccessful in
i ontinu ng attempts to negotiate
I i settlcmen for he wo racs.
I May Be Held
j A “learning camp ’’ first of its
I kind in (he slate, will he hold at
i Cent, el Junior liigh s.hool Jnm*
j 12 July 21th if there is sufficient
, n-terest hy students.
I First program of its kind in
* Kings Mountain ani.l what may Uc
a ‘'-model oiv* for North Caro*
lina,” Princii-al Fre(i Withers ex
plains tli.il youngsteis who are
rising scvi'nlh graders or who
'.verr seventh and eighth grade
s(ud(*nls til's school year are eli-
'•J'hle to attend.
! There will ho no cost 1o the*
'slMd(*nl an<l tho program is fi-
jianccii via fccloral funds and
.'^uonsorivl hy the North Carolina
I State nenarliTK'nt (►f Rduention.
i (Continued On Page Su’>
Dies In Cambodia
For Grover Man
Killed In Action
I’ull militai'j riles for Spec. 4
; .4ainmie U. Morrison, 21, of Shel*
1 oy H')ud, Grover, who was kdl*
j i‘d ill action May 21 n Cam-
I oodia, \\eio conducltM Thursday
] it 3 p.m. fioai First Baptist
; Clui di in Grov(*i- by the Rev.
; U. A. McManus Burial was in
I Cl< velaiKl Memorial Park,
i Al’i-r graduation fiom Kings
t Mountain High School in 196S.
I 'lorrison was empl'iyed by Mag*
i .aolia FinUhing Co.
Hf* ente’-el service in April
I September 1969.
lie is survived hv his parents
.VIr. and Mrs. Euhort Ross Mir
rison; thno brothers. Russell and
, Nathan Morrison of Grover and
Marvin Morrison of Shelby; and
one sister, Miss Norma Morrison
of tlie home
To Open Friday
The city recreation depart
ment's two swimming pools
will open Friday.
'Ho-ers of operation will be
in a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, and 1
to 6 p.m. Sundays. Swimming
fees will be 25 cents for chil
dren, 35 cents for adults.
Announcement was made by
Ar: h Kern, director of city rec
Tho coiK*ession stand at the
Deal street pool opened Tues
day night under management
o; Mrs. Louise Alexander. Mrs.
Vorlce Roh(*rts will manage the
(Continued On Page SLr)
KILLED IN ACTION ~ SP/4
Sammic Marrison, 21, of Grover,
was killed in action May 24th.
in Cambodia, Funeral rites were
held Thursday from Grover's
First Baptist church.
Mike Blanton son of Fr:>nk
Blanton and the jate Mrs. Blan
ton, is recipient of a American
woi’th $2 000.
The high schoo] graduating
senior will attend North Carolina
State Un.versity at Raleigh
; where he will stu ly engineering.
The scholarship winner was
I announced during an Awards
: Day program \'*cently at Kings
; Mountain high school,
i American Lc ion Post 155 an-
; nually j esents a scholarship to
an outstanding son or daughter
of a Legionnaire.
Plurality Oi Census-Guessers Say
Kings Mountain Is In 90M)-Range
By MARTIN HARMON
If a plurality of the 107 per
sons who entered the Herald’s
1970 census^:uos8ing contest arc
correct, Kings Mountain’s 1970
of.ioinl census will be in the 9000
A total of 47 posted guesses
between 9000 9900.
iHighest guess was 32,656, the
The Herald contest closed over
Meantime, Harry Cai'pontcr.
of Hickory,, district director of
the census, said he expected to
havf some prel minary totals ib
the very near future.
However the preliminary re
sult is not necessarily the final
result. Indeed, it was not ir. 1950
and 1960. Indrcated Herald con
test winners via the preliminary
result did not prove to be the
winners when the off cial cen*
sus total was reported.
People want to have themsel
ves counted. Director Carpenter,
who supervdsc-d nearly 500 per-
(Continued on Page SixJ