Greater Kings Mountain 21.914
City Limits 8465
‘Jt-iT Kingii Mounialo figui* I* derived ttom iti»
ipHCirJ Uaiitf'd Stotee Bureou ol the Cbnaus report o
Jno.'ary t9b6, und iociudei the 14,990 populotioo o
Niimhftr 4 ‘Vownthlp. and the remamliig 6.124 tr4>K
Nutcl..er 5 Township, rieef>tar«/« ''minty and Crowder
Townehlp Is GottOD County,
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Kings Mountain's Reliable Newsr>ai}ei
VOL. 86 No. 24
Kirqs Mountain, N. C., Thursday, June 17, 1971
'’OICF TPN CENTS
Walcr ( (ir.mil'.rps uf Bes i-mor
City an,I KiiiRs M ii'- liii cllv
j; vcrnmciils, fli^cusyin^ po.Ksibil-
:‘y pT Bcs^f nii'r C i'v'< [uin 'ins-ini'
u.'ilpr I'rpm Kinps Mcut-lain Mm
liny ni’IU, n,l.|:;urnp:l vvitluiut ac-
tinn to study area draiiia.i^o mans.
T!i(> tiwo ccmmiltpp.s are to
mpp't asaiii soon.
M lyor .T.din llpnry M.is.s said,
aftyr pprusal oi tlip draina;;e
ni'ip, lip fpl't thp dit.'prpnpo ot
(.pillion <11 uliPi-p to midpr tho
water will be rp-iilved easily.
Kinets .Mountain bad sug;;estcd
placing flip mplor at the Bi'S-
senior pity limits. Bes.spmpr City
wants the m('tp.r placed slightly
pad of Lewis Road,
.Miyor .Mess said Be.s.spinpr City
indicated immediate need for
B'd.imO pall,His of \i-iter per clay,
with inereasce to .'500,1)1)0 by a-
bout .January 1.
Kings Mnimtain lias R 000.000
gall ;ns daily treatmenit caiiacity,'
is udrig about 3,0(M1,000. I
.Membei-s of the Bc'ssemer City
eoiiimiltee are Mayor George
Newton, Commi.sionc'rs Don Car
penter, Neil B^ni'.s, .nnd Jackson
O. l-'arker. Tli^Kings .Mountaili
committee incllkles Mayor .Mo.s.s,
CLlmmisslnners B'lJ' Cline, W. Sci-
more BicUii.x, and Jonas Bridges.
Mrs. Gwendolyn Smilli Cani};-
bell was one ot "."lO p'l'.uUiates to
receive tlic- B. .S. degree' from
North Carolina \ & T State Gni-
\ersily in sprin ■ 'c-ommencement
e.xei .'ise.s. .Mrs. Cami bidl re.-eiv-
c'd lier dt'gree in the field of ac
counting with cum laude honors.
Slie is a gi-aduate of Camn Higli
sdiool, Shelby, and is rnanied to
I.t. .Marsh H. Campbell of Kin.gs
^Mountain, .son of Rev. and Mrs.
M. L. Ctimpbell.
SPEAKER — Rev. Thomas Nee
ly, missionary to South Amv-
ica for 10 years, will lead the
Bible study for adults during
Bible School June 21-25 at Boyce
Memorial ARP church. Classes
will be pio-/ided ior all ages
Item 7 until 9 p.m. each eve
Boy S.ouls here will clean
and mow the railroad area from
Wdlls 'll overihoTKl
bridge tit King Street Salurdtiy.
! T!ie tlean-up effort was organ-
i/ed liy nanny l irid'tes, son of
j'Mr. and .Mi'S- C.trl Bridgi's of
jut. 1, King.s ■Mountain. Danny is
I a candidate for K.rgle Scout amt
Mhis'cnnstilites bis Kagle pr(i,ject.
will pai'ticiiiate. Tile work 'will
be in at S a. m. The city will tu'u-
1 vide dump trucks for carryin,g
iaway the deliris. Tlie work is
I I'.eing done in coniunction witii
the national efforts of the Boy
Scout Project .s'OAH (Save Our
Arm In Melee ’
Salvatore Batvliiere and hi.- i
wife ef Bui klyn, N. Y., we.-o < ii ;
route Fort i’llk. La., to \isil I'leii ,
.son who is eompleting a l..iiii j
mg (.-ourse. '
I'ue.sday night tliey were jia-
tienls in Kiie.'s .M-untain lies H-
tal being treated for knde
wounds, suffered wlieii auotlur
pa-.-icn.ger on tl.(> Gr yir'i el imi:
wi'iM berserk an t be .’.an -I’ sldng
..''.tier i.Ms.sen ;ei's widi a i.nile.
lii<> iiereerk nrin '.ci.’ ■ .'.ik
.Morgan, an .Ml.inta, Ga.. .''.e 'l i.
When Driver Eidre I I’lOe ner
br.'.u.girl the bus to a h.'dl „i IB:
tile bus U.'IS about Sd fee: .''rcm
the Clevelaii.l C -unly line.
Other injured ji.i --engers:
Patricia Gaine.s, IS GKc.icdle.
S. C., dis,'barged VVediie:;day
mornmg fi .m King.s Moun’.im
Evangeli:: llaini'y, Ecllon, .3.
who s'uifcrc.l a lir: ken arm an,:
a patieiil tit Gas-toii .VIi inorial
Regina C.il.'man, We.stberry, N
Y’., at Kings Mountain ho.;t>ital,
Dale Boyle, Phil idelipliia, Pa.,
treated at K.ngs Mouiilaia liois-
idlal, n t admitted.
Ik.iie'ier .pid two pa.-cspnger.s
sulidued .Mijr;an and held him
until Gad.HI Rural p lice rivet.
Miu.gaii is ill .'lastcm j.iil
eliarge.l with four e. uat.s o.' le
li.nious a rauli. lie is under
The bus na.l uninjurel pa.ssen-
.gers reiiiriKSl Ij Gast.inia where
Gasl.uiia Rural police iiilorciew-
c-.l eai Ii to d< lerriiine wiial irud
liappeiied. .Viter the interviews,
the bus res'.uned its i^u'‘
journdy', minus the wouiiji'd aiar
sr.nie others wlio deeklcd lo fore
go the j'rurney.
Morgan used two ueaixins on
Boi.liiere. the knife and his
teeth. BoCcIiiere liad a eliest
wound tchere .Morgan bit him.
Master Sergeant Hazel Brown Is
Retired After 23 Years In AF
after completing 23
monlli and 2t) days
Sergeant Brown attended tlie
Daviitson and iC.-mpa: I elemen
tary schools and grailiiated Irem!
Coniiuict high school in lltl I. Up- |
on ' r.r iaation, he attended .\. &j
T. Stale University in Greens
During his period of servici'
wit'll the United States Air Force,
he was on Inventory Manage
ment Supervis-or and served with
vai'iou!( units in <Ierm,an,v, .Vus-
Iria, Japan, Korea, Thailand.
Guam and stateside.
I 'His awards in'cludc; IGoad con
duct niedyl with broir^e clasp and
four loops, WorJ 1 War II Vic
tory 'Medal, Arni.v of Oeoupa-
Ihin medal iGermany), United
Nations Service medal with one
bronze star, AF iLongevity Serv-
L-e Award rililKin wit It tliree
oak leaf clusters, Air Force Gool
Condtrcl medal witli two Oak
Leaf -C'luslers, Air 'Force Com-
meiidat'iim '.Medal and Air l•''(ll'ee
(Master Sergeant Hazel .1. ; Outstanding Unit Award melal.
Brown, son of i.Mrs. Iiva Viiginia i Sergeant 'Brown Is married
Uouser and llla'/el I. Brown of | to the former Virginia Perkins
Kings Mountain, retired Irom Hie and at 'present resides with bis
United Slates Air Force i.May 31,' wife on Houle 1.
Ei'.lding w.is bri.-d\ .Monday at
the re-au-'li.ining of tile .Mailin
Phifer pi' -iierty. Tiie liigli bid of
Wray- Plonk, i). C. and Claude
Be.im was 310.5.000.
11 was $2,5,015 ever Hie previ-
oin-- liigb of $7'J.l)a5.
OHiei's bidding on the 131.G
ti'cre trad were CoU'nian GeforUi
.mil the .McGinnis Brothers
The bidding sl'in.ls open until
.5 p.m. June 21.
RETIRES — M/Sgt. Hazel J.
Brown retired from the USAF
May 31 ofter completing 23
A 2.5yeai--old Rt, 1, Grover
man. Dale Li'wis Allen, was kill
ed in a sin.'de-e.ir wie.k near
Clover, S. C., on .s. 101 one
mile souHi of the .--lalo 11,le.
According to Coroner A. Y.
Losslie, Hi-o wreck is still u ider
iiiM'sligaliiin. Lesslie said Hie ear
Allen was operaliiig rei id'f the
road in'o a small .grove of pme
trees air,I overturin'd. Allen died
of severe liead ir.juiies, accord
ing lo Dcsslie.
'file hi.gliway jiatrolmr.n win
investigated Hi(> wre.k was n:i-
av.iilable earlier for cemiiK'iit Inti
rescue workers from llio King.s
Mountain re.iene su'.ad, who re-
sixmded to Hie call, said Hie car
.■\ p isseiiger in Hie 'car with
Allen, iG:ii'y Thomas Black, also
of HI. 1, Grover, was uninjured
in the wreck.
.Vico;:','.' the 578 undergraduates '
:il 111,' ^oarii.'ite ColLseum reeeiv-'
ing di'g.rei'S from the University \
•jf N-rili Carolina at Charlotte;
wa.s re'.ired U. S. Army Sergeant j
Major Ira B. Bumgarner, Tlie re- '
tire.i sildier, who resides with j
lii-v wife and three ihiMren .at 800 .
Hill- ide Diive, received a BA in |
e.-gl-ant Majiyr Bumgarner, i
wlio will teacii in Gaston Couiify-|
this fall, .-.erved in conibat engi- '
ncer iiattalioiis in Ear,ope and ;
Km a. Indicative of Ikiingarner’s '
.service was that last served in
Korea. It was durin.g the USS
Puenlo .si.y .sliip crisis and the
assault (.11 Hie Korean Presiden
tial E.NcaiHve mansion by North
Koiean agents, popularly kii.nvn
as the "Blue Hou.se Iiicidenit”
that a comliat engineer coiistrue-
tioii ba.se eamp was built along
the Korean DMZ and named
"Camp Ira" in his honor. Sorgoanl
Maj.vr ol Hie 13lh Engineer Batta
lion, he had been instrumental
in several "first" in awanls and
('vents being obtained by enlist
1I(> had selected and assisited
in training tlie first KepuMie of
Korea Army sergeants to attend
Hie 7Hi Infantry Uivisioii Non-
com'iiii.ssioiied Officer’s .-tcademy '
and (hen they graduale.l as Hie
top lioiior sludeiit.s. Daring Ills
t( iiiii'e a high miinber of grad-
ii.iti's recei'.i'd similar awards
aii'l honors from lln* Academy
and from oHier military scIkkiIs
tiir.iughonl Korea. His battalion
consist,'ntly led in reenU.slmeivts
and re.eived more S il.Hcr of the
.Montti awards Hian any otlier
hattal'ion .'-izi' unit. lUiingiriier
was sele.'l('d as Mie first enlisted
111,111 to ad,dr(‘,ss graduating elass-
cs at the NCO .Vcadcimy and also
the Division's Clidnical, Biologi-
ed, and Iv.uiioliogieal .■),'liool. Ilis
effrits were cited in his award
of Hio .3("cond Oal L('af Cluster
to tlie Army Commendation Mixl
P'i.'f t:) entering UNC-C, where
lie 1110,le (he Chancellor's List
.several limes, Bnmganter at't('iid-
ed the Hniveisily- of Ma'iyland,
.-'■oiilliea.'I Mis-ouri .Sl'iite Teaeh-
ei'.s Cidlc'.'.e, North Carolina ."ttale
Uiiiver.sily, and Worth’s Bii.-’iness
Colic ■(■ of Fayeltev ill('. He has
enlc'i'cd the UNC-C Graduate
.■scini.d an t lias h('guii vvork on
Ids ma-lei's de.gi'i’i' this m-oiitli.
Two Kings .Mountain teen-agers,
Jody .\!in Wooten, Dixie l.’iiler
Park, and Helen Case Cmper,
Sims .street, were in City jail
Wednesday afternoon in lieu of
Tli(' two are eliarged witli theSl.
of tvvo diamond rings from Wil
lie’s Jewelry late Wednesday
LI. Bob Hayes, who made the
arrests said the young women
a. v.nil.ied the thtfi.s. me rings,
weie recovered, one in the boot- |
tee of Hie Ceopt'r vvoman'jj baby’s
b. -'Ottee, Hie oilier in a drink cup
in Hie warehouse across the
.street from Kings .Mountain Farm '
Lt. Hayes .=aid he was on rcu- 1
tine pitrol when ihe' iioli'ced Wil
lie Williams, owner of Hie store,
out l.oii't in an argument with
the tvvo w-omeii. He asked the
trouble and Hie arrests ensued.
NEW OFFICERS OF STUDENT PARTICU AriC!< CTZ
Participation were elected recently in
left to right. Irelou Easley, sccr<*ta*v;
and Bill L.oftin. right, outgoing pre \icn
“tii-g ct King:
'r, rrCcjd^nt. Chri.^;
bj ' .azc Alexander)
New officer", cf
Mouurain h '-h
Issued By City
City building permits were is- ,
sued' to; j
Beil T. Goforth, Crescent Circle, '
$8,1)01) residence addition, Hobart
Fred Finger, 908 Shenwxid
Lane, $1898 general remodeling of
Earl Hannon, Shelby Road, I
jilacement of two trailers, $3,00C
MAKES DEAN'S LIST
MLss Kathy Lynn Rii< a. dui,,li
fer ol Nlr. and Mrs. B 'liliie ',V.
Rhea, and ri-iiig .soph, a.'Ci'
Wotern Carolina I'lii'.cisity.
was I’lai'ed on Hk' Dean's Li.-t
lo: the spring (|uarter.
Miss Rhea, currently plod.fing
Zeta Iota eh'.ipter ot Zeta 'lau
Alpha sorority at the univers
ity is an early eiiildhoe.i eUu-
Tiu* Davison Playgrmmi will
be open fr.jm 10 a.m. initii I
p.m. for ga.Tie playin;;, Tau;:ht
by the youth on government
pr.a'sram. Parentis are ur^^e.l to
bring llieir children for tills
Eight Kings Mountain Students Win
Degrees In Recent Graduations
Additional graduates are re
ceiving degrees Irem colleges and
Sar.ah Edith Hambright, daugh-'
ter of Mr. ;tnd .Mrs. Myers Ham-
bright. received Hie degree of
Bacliolor of Arts in Cliemistry
with leaelior certifiealioii- from
the University of North Carolina
at Greensooro. During her course
of study at UNC-G she wa.s fresh- .
mail orientation assistant for
three \ears. pre.sident of Inter-
fai'tli Council two years, and pres
ident of Hie Wesley Foundation
on campus. She plans t,) teach
elieniistry beginning in the fall.
Jane Young Birmingham Mor-
Ian, d'auglvter of .Mr. and Mr.s.
V an Birmingham, received lier
Master of .Masic degree from East
Carolina University at Greenville.
Susan Carolyn Harper, daugh
ter of -Mr. and .Vfrs. Toini Harper,
received her Bachelor of Design
from the Co/lege of .Vrchiteelure
and Fine Arts at the University
of Florida June 12tli on Florida
William D. Bridges, .son ,of Mrs.
B('n 11. Bridges and the late Mr.
Bridges, was graduatcxl with Bach
elor of .VrI.s degree in business
administration from the Univers
ity of North Carolina at Char
! Mrs. Riclvard .Greene, wife of
North sichool principal Richard
Grcf'iie, earned her .Master of
Vi'ts degree in edueation from
Western Cai-olina University.
Jean Adc'le Goforth, daughter of
Mr. and Mr.s. William Garrison
Goforth, receive',1 li(>r Ea'-lielor of
•Science degree in so.'i.il welfare
eoncciitralion from Western Car
Mrs. Conn! S. Marlowe of 505
West Gold street carnc'd her
Bachelor of .Science degree in ed
ucation from Western Carolina
Mrs. -Margaret .-Vniietc' Sandc'rs
Willis, daughter of Mr. and .Mr,-.
Boyd F. SamU'r.s. nveived her
Bachelor of Science' degree in ed
Deborah Neil Smith, daughlc'rof
l\Ir. and Mr.s. D. Hugh Smith, re
ceived her B.C'helor (of .S( ic-iice
dc'grec' in middle grade educa
tion from Western Carolina Uni
versity at Cullowliee.
Miss Jane .Morris, daughter ef
.Mr. and Mrs. F. O. Morris has
gradnatc.l tr, ni lIio I'niversitv ,if
North Carolina at Clnpel Hill
with an VB degree in elementary
Susan Harper, illcmied I’urrUie
University, Lafayette, liriiana.
and the University of Florida in
Gainc'.svilU', where :ll' was gr;i 1-
iiatc'd on June 11 with a Bache
lor of De.sign do.grec' from Hie
College ef .Vr.hilectLUe on,I Fine
She was a member of Hie Gar
goyle Honor Society and Hk' stu
dent ehaiilcrs of .V.I.l). and .N'.S.-
I.D. She is a daughter of .Mi.
and -Mrs Ur, mas W llamoi d
.5(13 West Gold St.. King.s .VFiun-
tain, N. C.
ere: d i I a-
M- IJ V. -a;: ; -7 iv I
Mao_;a.v. i. T.i-* iiv.H
v1 a > lui,. I) * r :i:5 .?f. .si
iluii 1"! Mrs. .M .
ilit* b- lul \ u-J a >u:j
plcnifiU Itj.'* lv:i ^
icaJivs Ii/T lilt* V'iain-i year a..:
rai.*;i‘vi \ln' juai •. h.-a >-i.-
iror »s. ;i l-.al fun.is iv.iv^ci
Ur: liii* vonirii-. y* n- an
iiuTt'aso u: a.>pr'i\ana:vl\ •.
o'vi'r i;u fUiii'iJl vi-.;..
'liio ii'D.rd Ira::-;.'-:-.1 j..-
i. ai X-....a !,;<• rr- >
.aid f(.:'ni..i’y ai.-.'fi a nuai-
bn- vnaij :.;ui ;,>ri l...m lju
iriU'Ji.li’r.; . • J . > la.
ni;jl(‘d ] »i lilt- b*. J » .j d-.j
.aiPs aial ay :!j«'
mii-'n: ..y a] .V. t -n j^v.
Suja ..fU idi n: Jv. - - ■*’
lii i.i.jtt ,i >'.:n;mLT s.a -1 I'nr »j!-
mir. s aa* .*• .‘.‘’i. juni
lii.di .SAaotd lAK and Iica.i >.ai.
da ighler of Mr.
and Mrs. Van 5irI:•’.ing^a^l, was
vaicd;:tciion cf her 33S mem*
gicdutaiing class cf Ath-
nrcc.N h^gh schorl. Graduation
••v.crcUc.> were held June 4th
G A-s2;le/ Junicr high stadium.
M s Euraingham. octive in the
Ilo-.ci £cc.:tY and Tiench club«
fjnished with an average of
Prschai 1^1 aush
• ■ I .M
vvill he mov-
■''■1. Ic.i. ing
.'•■di'i ■ hu-reh
:i:ol McHi sri-t
-1, ' i ..’v' tiv*'
V (> aal \Van;^"h,
■ t 'lUiro a- Bill-
d Ml U'xodisl
.1 .;.*a iuate
a:, iina eon-
, iimt ni of the
Is a re£:lstcri*d
a sou. jiLst
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I Moih lilNt.
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1 -' .vrtdv as
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SUSAN CAROLYN KTkllPER
SARAH EDITH HAMBRIGHT
RICHARD W. BAKER
JANE BIRMINGHAM MORLAN
AN.N SANDERS WILLIS