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Kings ijftountain's Reliable Newspapei
Kings Me^ntain, N. C., Thursday, February 10, 1972
PRICE TEN CENTS
Mayor Says Coun
ould Operate Landfills
Skipper Bowles To Campaign Here Saturday
Morehead S«^eks To Retain
^eat Oil Commission Board
Hov. Michael C. D. Mc-Daniel,
a member ^ the LenMr Rhyne
college faculty, will deliver the
sermon at Sunday mornlif^ wor
ship services at St. Matthews
Next Wednesday, St. Mat
thew’s and Resurrection Luther
an chureh will hold joint Ash
Wednesday services at St. Mat-
tliew’s. Rev. A. Glenn Rowland,
pastor of Resurrection Lutheran
church, will deliver the 7:30 p.
Mr MjDanlel is a native of Mrt;.
Pleasant, N. C. He received his
B. A. degree from the University
of Ncrlih Carolina and ‘his Bache
lor of Divinity degree at the Ham-
ma School of Theology, Witten
berg University, Sprin-flied, Oh'ia
He was ordained in 1954 and has
since serv'ed as pastor of Faith
Lutheran Churt-h, Faith, N, C.;
Luthoran Church e^ The Ascen
sion, Savannah, Georgia; and
Edgeorook Lutheran Church, Chi
cago, Illinois. He has beeri Asso-
_riate Director of ^!^ngelism of
Boar^l of Social^issions of
^PRie United Lutheran Church in
America and was Execi*'*'iv3
Chairman of the Dedica*^^'en Yopr
Committee at the Lutheran
On Page Six
files—Frit! Morehead, above,
has filed for another term as
county commissioner. He brings
the total of candidates to six.
iBennett Masters and Annelle
Rcoinson will head Kings Moun
tain’s Heart Fund Drive during
the month of February.
‘^Heart Days for Business
Week” will be February 14
through February 18. All busi
nesses will be contacted for dona
Heart Sunday will be Febru
ary 27 with door to door can
vasses. Mrs. Mary Wade Smith
Number To Six
'Fritz Morehead Jr., 37, filed
.or another term on the
Cleveland County Board of Com
missioners. The Swainsville com
munity .esident brings the total
numocr <if candidates to six.
Morehead, who was elected -to
the beard in 1S68, is an employee
■■! the Lithium Corporation of
, Licrica plant in Bessemer ^ity.
ether candidates uac- filed
earlier inolude J. D. (Do^k) Tur-
nc •, Robert Huboard, Josh Hin-
nant, W. D. Dodd and Coleman
Gnrcrih. The uix are seeking three
In announcing his candidacy,
Morehead issued Uie fcllowing
‘‘If re-elected to another term
on the Cleveland County Board
ctf Commissioners, I will continue,
to try to serve a very special
group of approximately 75,000
people. This is every resident in
acvcland County, regardless of
their wealth, section they live in
or their political position.
“I will continue to work by the
majoiiity of the taxipayers wishes
and to continue to answer all
questions even though it takes
1 c Meusr Kim
M S rldaf lote
Clcveliind c-unty supporters
cf Hargrove (skipper) Bowles
will be the Hrst in ti::' stale to
open a county cam. a:. ,a hoad-
quarters !' r ib^* Df'.no.ratio g.'J-
The county liead-ninrlnrs ’n
downtown Shelby will be open-
. , oihcial public cere-
picnies Saturday, l*eb. 12, and
Aics’ local sunporlors are
gearing to make the event one
cf the biggest days in the c.arn-
Plans for Saturday include a
fest.ve reception f;r li<Avles to
which all Clevelanders are invit
ed, and a major news cbnfercnce
Bowles will arrive in the coun
Mayor Ji-lin Henry Mo.ss said
VA-i:u>diy that Kings Moun-
t'lin’p land lll Is one cf the beet
in this area ‘‘and we plan to
keep it that way. ”
The (ity wa* .served wiMi a ci
tation fr'-n th«‘ ClovTlnnd rauntv
;\ir Pollution C.)nt.r tl Authority
la-i wcc’k for illegally burning
Mayer said that the ira h
(augiil on fi'c and war rot s<'t
aiire by the city.
‘Wl- h.'ui had a Pav days of
rauiy wu'ather and we were' liav-
ing cqulynum’ r. paired,” said the
Miyoi. ‘The wade get aliead rf
u- and a.s a re ult it did catch cn
Mayor M-'S^ Friday went on
rc r d as saying that garbage
pre !<’.ns shmlj bo c.introlled by
the coun'y. At a meeting cf may-
r IS, rrpre-;oniat.!ves and county
and state heaPii officials, Mayor
MciS made the motion that the
ccunty commissioners study such
‘ I had long beam winting coun
ty landfills to be operaU.-d by the
county and on county funds,”
said ^layor Moss. "I feel Uiat
they should give city citizens
TALKS GARBAGE — Mayor
Juua Moss says ga*aage and
v/o-t-3 pxoble.ns should be ban-
U.C.I by cojiitUr •'>^s last Fri
day suggested thoT .*ie county
cvmmi:>::iAUuexs study the possi
bility of such a move in the
CAMPAIGNS HEliE — North Carolina gubernatorial candidate
Hargrove (Skipper) Bowles will oatepaign in Kings Mountain
and Cleveland County this week. Bowles will be honored at a
supper Friday at 6:30 at the Boyal VUla Motor Inn.
Ledford and Jackie pign in Cleveland county.
i^ucdi.iuito Horace *«,v.
a few days to get a ruling from Crawley of Shelby will be two
the attorney general’s office. coordinators of Hargrove (Skip-
“In my opinion, there are many p^j.) Bowles’ gubernatorial cam-
necd projects in Cleveland Coun
ty. There are also many that are
not needed. I will continue to
WLj’k for the ones that are need
ed as well as rid us of the once
that are not needed.
•‘Our education system is one
of the arciis we need to improve,
T m Been, president of Thom
as J. Deen Associates, will be
Friday in advance of the guest speaker for the annual
ening and get in some cam- i\ings Mountain Jaycccs^ D3A
ignin" in the Kings Mountain banquet Tuesday niglU at 7 p. m.
arom “ Hie Royal Villa Motor Inn.
‘He has chosen the Cleveland of the banquet will - . i *
county hoacl.iuarlors opi-nms as p,.(.scn,a,i«n oi' the Youm; serv'ce for equal taxes
the ccca.sion f >r the 'innounce- nt the Year Boss of the T^id.’
ment of an importanl pl.it form Educa'tor of the *titi He is not mak-
plank, lie’ll hold a gche luled 'eat and Youn„ Educator oi me becau.se Kings
nc^ws conference for the slate tear aw . Mountain was served with a cita-
press, radio and tolevision ix:rt V. Leftiwich, president tion.
‘The city acknowledged that
fts landfill was not in the best
adqi arlers n winners are invited,
from 10 a. m. until 3 p. m.
tgreet Clevelanders during a
■'/ iwn cf his four children— World War II, he Von two
daughter Holly, who is the wife bronze stars for bravery' in ac-
of John Geil, and daughter. two hi.aT-tc
Martha Pcwles, fre-hman at letter of
tlej University of North Caro- presidential cUaTions, one N-avai
/ina at Chapel Hill unit ciaation and several
Kings Mountain supporters puig^ medals and letters
- - , :i belt V. LeftAvich.
9:40 a. m. Saturday in the cam- Jaycces. said that all Jay-
pai n office in Shelby. cccs, their bosses and former
He'l! remain at headqi arlers d j^ winners are invited.
“ Dec.n is a retired lieutenant
- colonel in the Marine Corjis,
be accompanied ^vliere lie won numerous awards.
•/ iw,i cf his four children - . . w
GUEST MINISTER — Hev. Mich
ael McDaniel, above, member
of the faculty of Lenoir Rhyne
College, will deliver the ncr-
mon at St. Matthew's Lutheran
Church Sunday morning.
will serve as chairman of Heart This is not only for tiie srhoL.us-
tic level of the schools from
grammar through high school
and Cleveland Tech, but for the
physically and mentally retarded
children oif our county. It Ls also
necCi'sary to educa'e scmie of the
residents on littering cf garbage
on the roadside's as well as turn
ing dogs loove to pvey on others
whether it bo children, cattle, or
personal property. It is the re-
sponsiibility of the county tJ pro-
\ide a place for the dogs as well
as a suitable pla.vo to dUpo e of
garbage and waste 'of all kinds.
In order to do these things, we
will have to re-arrango the mon
ey and funds we now have.
“I see ho need fer a property
Continued On Page Six
The Heart Fund goal
Cleveland county is $25,000.
Members cf the Kings Moun
tain Country Club will sponsor a
Heart Fund bridge benefit on
February 16 at the club house.
Mrs. Virginia Hinnant and Mrs.
Pat Plonk are acting as co-
chairmen and said they would
like reservations by February
15. Reservations may be made
through Mrs. Plonk or the club.
Rick Stceves, director erf the
Cleveland County Health De-
, partment, will be guest speaker
at the monthly meeting of the
Kiwanis Club Thursday night.
—x'«— -• paigij Jiit.‘Ucn>
N\ill host a dinner and rweption mcndalioiis.
Ledford, indusiiial relations q<.>wles on Friday night. |g considered an authority
dirc-ctor of the Dover ’lextile th(* opening and .artillery, fire .support coaidin-
Group. and 'Mrs. Crawley, a ^v^nipaign swing in the area are y p-.:j ^Var and lead-
liomemaker and in .>iher. were ap- |>oing worked out by B<: wles’
pointed 'vy the Deircvratic can
didate and by I'ai Spangler of
Siiexoy, one of E "a ios’ stale cam-
Other coordinators and key
leaders in the local campaign aie
to be announced in tlic near lu-
Geann.j for the la.e. d wles
supi>.>ricrs nave opi'P-.-d a cjun-
ty headquarters on \Ve. i Wanon
(T’.-iti Span.-rler of Shelby; T* m
ra:iip. Horace Ledford, Mrs.
I'N'1 Flowers and [Mr.-;. Donald
''r.iwley, his Cleveland county
. a.iv .ugn coordinalor.s; and L.
i:. I Josh' Hinnant, his Kings
Mountain co rdinator.
The Cleveland county head-
(lu n ters is located at 114 West “ ^jicro he was
Warren St. in Shtdiby beside m-.-il inr
II lel diaries. Docked out in red,
of shape,” said Moss. ‘Tiie fire
was just one of those things that
happen. I'he city did not burn
“Our landfill has been said by
_ ^ state officials to be one cf the,
two purple Hearts, a Navy be?t in this area,” continuety
‘ "*■ commTnaarion, “TTiree Mess. ‘‘And Fm sure if it were ii]
speeded today it would be in gc
Moss said there are mar
dumping areas out.side the cit)
limits lif Kings Mountain.
“Waste is a growing 'pr(7bl<im
wlieicver people live,” said Moss.
• \Vc have no p- wer o: prevision
cf eollccting waste outside the
city limits. By approaching this
pioblom as a county wide opera
tion this ."’hould eliminate the
street in Shelby beside the Ho- wliile and blue, the headounr
Grover Man Charged With DWl And Larceny
. , .-1 , 1-; _ ___ ........
Charles Thor-.^s Lowe Jr., 22,
of Grover, wag arrested Thursday
following a 10:31 p.m, accident
on Battleground Avenue.
Kings Mountain police have
charged Lowe with driving while
intoxicated and larceny of an
According to police reports,
Lowe was in a local Mustang
service station earlier when Al
vin Danny Rinch of Llncolnton
entered Fu: -station. Lowe report
edly wcl otuside, got into Rinch’s
19::S riymi-utlvand drove off.
A* the time of the accident,
Lc-.vc reportedly was traveling
norlii on .Battleground, ran off
the road and 'dipped a utility
pclc. He proceeded some 336 feet
1962 Chevy operated by Calvin
S<h€nnan Chastain, 40, of 105
Falls Street, collided with a 1970
Chevy driven by Ronqld Lee Line-
bergor, 23, of Lin'colnton. iBotih
drivers tolcT 'Beam they had the
green Mght but e witness told
Beam Chastain had the green
^am listed damages as $50 to
Chastain's ear and $450 to Line-
A wreck at 1:35 p.m. Friday re
sulted in $1,275 damages to two
According to a rciport filed by
officer Richard Reynolds, a 1970
Ford driven by Fred Eli iFinger,
54, of 90S Sherwood Lane, was
traveling west on Mountain
pUiC. iiC 4V..... 0
and liil an cak tree in the yard Street when it was struck hy
« toco Hriann Ku Anr
of First Citizen’s Bank.
Investigating officer John Bclk
esFmated that the car was a
total less and he estimated dam
ages to the ciy utility pole a $108.
Lowe was treated for injuries
at Kings Mountain HoTifa*-
Police were caled to the scene
of several other accidents during
the past week.
Last Wednesday at 4:30 p.m
1963 Plymouth driven by Annie
Miller Green, 40, of Dallas. Mrs.
Green reportedly stopped at the
intersection of Mountain and
Cansler. but didn’t see Finger’s
car coming and pulled onto
the accident unavoidable.
Damage to the milk truck was
listed at $600.
Officer L. D. Beattfo was called
to the scene of three wrecks Sun
day and another Tuesday.
At. 5:30 p.m. Sunday, he inves
tigated a two-car accident on
South Battleground near the First
Union Bank building. His report
staled that a 1967 Chevy, driven
by Dwigh Roseboro, 24, of 217
North Cansler was " stopping in
front of the bank when it was
struck by a 1961 Chevy driven by
Walter Earl Mcl^inney, 23, of
'Beattie esimated damages as
$325 to Roseboro s'car, $100 to
McKiney’s and $105 to a U. S.
mail box and a Trash can owned
by the city.
At 6:15 Sunday. Beattie investi
gated a two-ear mishap at the
lel Charles. Manned lr->in 10 a.
m. to 4 p. m. daily, the ar-
ters will be formally opeiuni with
dcliighted that Horace
Ledi.rd and Mrs. Crawley iiave
volunteered to help in luc c.im-
paign,” Bcwles said. "Wtih ixjs-
sess an abiding interest in ,:ood
government and records of fine
acluevoment in servinj; ihcir
A homemakers who says she
“makes time” for politics, Mis.
Crawley is the wife ot D m \V.
Crawley, manalger of the Pilot
Life lnsura:>ce Co. agency in
She gained her first jxditical
experience as a student at Strat
ford Junior College in Danville.
V— ’ " '-'--1 h
_ - - Carolina at Chapel Hill.
■and $300 to Bodsole’s 1908 Pon- Moving to Cleveland county
tiac. after lier marriage, she c<mtinu-
At 6:40 p.m., iBoattio was called lior interest in' Democratic
government and has worked ex-
!e»’s already is open for business
from 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. daily.
Mr.-i. K. C. .^jarrow is serving as
CANDIDATE — Jim Johnson, a-
beve, has filed c.s a candidate
for the U. S. Senate.
when it went out of control and when his car was struck by i<,ia jumui v-jnege in uanviiit-
overturned near the intersection Hughes’ auto. He listed damages Va.. and the University of Noril
of West Ridge and Tracy streets, as $850 to Hughes’ 1971 Chevy Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Phifer told officer King he could .*-'1 -
not see the ice and ruled
to Co&pertown Street where cars
operated by Sam Tinsley Wilson, tonsivelv in former successful
37, of 107 Coopertown. and Floyd campaigns.
Lee Mills, 20. cf 214 Catlierine nlarly inlore.sted in .^erv
ing the ni'eds of handicapped ‘liil
ership and motivation. In 1059.
lie suvxessfully eve:y
evrrn*sp:>ndence ejurso efiered by
the V. S. Marine Corps, and some
He holds several civil offices
A native of Erooksville, Fla.,
he gr-.idualed from Hernando
Jligli School a:K. 5iCv_:oii L’niver.-;-
oral a'.vards, including Who’
and Raihall .'ilar and wen sov-
Wli'j in Unicersities
a:ui Cclloge.s and one of ten out
standing .-eaiers. .
He is m.arrievi to the f’rmer
Petty Jo Langston rf Dcland. Fla.
i^!ie is a gra.fualc ol ?leisen Uni-
ver. ly and is piv..enily a tfac-lior 'smicstcr
at Billiivi-sville Elementary School P[,u„e(l
The Deen.*? have sFx children,
Gloria, Theresa, JiTf. Fariiara,
Denna and Hceky. TiTe Dcotis live
at 5401 Doncaster Drive in Char
The Waco and Washington PTA
groups will spon.sor a s]>aghetti
supper Saturday frnm 5 ■ 8 p.m.
at the Washington School cafe
MURKREE.SBO>RO, N. C. — Na
than S. Sanders, a O'howan Col
lege student cf Kmgs Mountain,
was ill' l!e:i to a reception in the
homo o: Pre-;idcnt and Mrs.
Kruie E. Whitake.- for the 164
students ret^ king recognition for
af'a i( mic aci'levement during ihe
are grcui)ecl a cording to Presi-
(’ r*'-' Fill, Dean’s List and Hon-
. L .
T lie H )nor*s List includes stu-
den s who make an average of B
on all work attempted with no
grade Irwer than C. Sanders is
one ol 121 -str. h students among
the 1.533 onrcHcd at Chowan Col-
Sanders is the son cf Mr. and
Mrs. James Sanders of Kings
^Iciintain. He is a graduate of
Kings Mountain High School. Al
Che .van College he is enrolled in
the fine arts curriculum.
The Kings Mountain
Beattie reported that Wilson’s
19C3 ^-hevy was stoi>pe(i hcvidc^
west cn Coiipertown. He said
Mills’ 1964 Ford was headed east
and stiTUck Wilson’s car in the
left rear fender.
Beattie estimated damages as
$150 to Wilson's car and $15 to
Beattie Tuesday was called to
the intersection of West- K.ng
and Cansler Street. ‘
According to his rei)orl, a 1967
Chcvr_let driven by Linda K ss
Farriii, 22. of Route 2. was going
east cn King and started t > make
died. sh(* had bc'en chairman
the li)*al .March of Dimes and
XVrc'ral poliey organization, and
i.s a so' stitute teacher for .sp<'-
cial ed cation classes at Hunt
er .S'!io >1 clinic. Mrs. Crawh’y
also has served as a volunteer in
the county lieart and cancer fund
Siie’.s a momiber of Central
IvToihod’st church and Atheneuni
Hex'k c'-ih, and has served as
(hairmon ef the Hospital Auxil
iarv's antmal charity ball.
PROMOTED — Mrs. Judy Dell
inger Seism, above, has been
promoted to as^^istant personnel
dii:ctcr at Craftspun.
Flatc^ will cost $1.25 for adults Frederuk Hambright chapter of
and 75 cents for thildron. the D.-VR met Wednesday morn-
Platcs will include spaghetti, ing with the Benjamin Cleveland
salad, bread and drink. cliaj ter in Shelby.
lohn Gamble, lincolntca Dsetor.
Mrs. ludy Seism Enjejs North Garolina House Race
Wins Promotion John H. Gamble Jr., Lincoln- keep the people in this district
Mr*; Iiidv Dellinger Seism has ton deelor. Wednesday filed as a informed of them sim'e I feel
i.'.n 1)1 moted to l-sistaiit ix*r- Democratic candidate for one of the public us entitlixl to know
, cUiortor at Craftspun tlic fattr soats r-f flu- Lincoln- wliorc its roprcsontatiye stands,
t mn-.nv Gaston district in the .North Car- "My only interest in serving
< isni lias been emploved olina IIou.m- of Kopresentatives. in Kaleigh is to C'ntribute what
.Vi. tsnun .since April 13, in offerine as a candidate for I can to gm-d state goyermnent
<he was employed at the the .May « primary. Dr. Gamble and .sety the cUix.-ns of o.jr dis-
*;liimnn-' clerk ami was promot- commented: triet. I feel we will have letter
n \mi 29 lyas to personnel ‘‘If nominated and elected. I government when it is made up
ed 'Ml Apiii V p(K)ple of this of more rerresentalives of var-
c.eiiu ..... 4t... 1—* ouoifv ioiis hackgraunds and interests.
Reynolds listed damages as :7-„ ^
$925 to Finger’s car and $350 to intersection of South Battleground
the Green car ' and Wes Gold involving cars op-
, asr w«..u-„av ai - A 7:10 a.m.‘wreck Friday was crated by Michael ^wey Hughes,
offker Ernest «eam investigat^ Fixing soie:'5L“^? 803“ Un^w'^^ Road" '
GrTN.Tiei ^nd west GoTd John R. Ph«er, 39, of Route 2 Aa-ording to Beattie, ^solo
Street * was driving a 3966 Chevrolet had stopped to make a left turn
According to Beam’s feport. a truck, owned by Billmore Dairy.
oast cn King ana siarum i» mam: .y.lNni^h she reading
McClain, 56, of 416 Bilvcacrc cir . _ , intm-oet* u i ^ i ot.viv <he is a 1965 gradu- opinions of individuals and
ele, pulled out of Can-lcr .S:rer-t I,"’'BT.hI rin's M, un ^n hi lt groups about matters hefore the
11.0 01,; oiia $25 -to Mo. .1. .nd “« “"th. • ^ ^ ’ L";, .he l...oh ami .llMylTO
Rorn and roared in Cleveland -Ixaus M')uni.un.
county, I.odford joined Dover
Continiu)d On Page Six
sa'i'sennel office of Cr?ft-
Cuntinu-^d On Page Six
them, I shall formulate opinions
and shall make every effort to
‘Mtoally responsible govern
ment is al the loLtil level. We
must all strive to maintain and
safeguard our government, not
allowing it to liewme so large
and so distant that it fails to re
spond to home rule and the in
dividual citizen’s needs.”