freater Kings Mountain ^1.914
City Limits 8,465
GxKitar ifcinga Mouatcdo tltrur« U dertTe^ worn tJi»
■peurj UBltrd Stota* Bureau ol (taa Cejuua retfort o
foavoiy 1964. i.ad includat •bm 14,990 popuiouoa o
'Mumbai 4 Tawnalilp, oad ti*a ramcuniag 6>i24 (too
hwfii:«ai i Townihlp. la Cleaalaad County and Ciowdar
To^nnhlp Id Goaton Cowty.
Kings Mountoin's Reliable Newspapei
Plus 8-Page Tabloid Supplement
VOL 83 No. 7
Kings Mountain, N. C., Thursday, Februcry 17, 1972
PRICE TEN CENTS
Dick Ware Board Candidate As FilingDeadlineNears
i a” I SCPCandidate la r\-
Are Asked ram H. Mciimnis
JAYCEE AWARD WINNERS — Tommy King, lozt. Kings Mountocin's "Young Man of 1971",
Brenda Hoyle, "Educator of the Year", and Ch*Gf cf Police Tom McDevitt, "Boss of the Year'
honored by the Kings Mountain Jaycess Tuesday night. The distiuguishod service award to King
was based on his leadership in junior police acti vities here and in the county.
(Herald Photo by Jim Belt)
Tommy King DSA Winner;
Miss Hoyle Yeung Educator
WINS PROMOTION — Ken Cock
of Kings Mountain has been
promoted to Warehouse and
Traffic Supervisor of Fiber In
Fiber Indu-stiries. Inc. hais an
nounced the promotion o-I Ken
neth E. Cook of Kings Mountain
to Warehouse and Traffic Sui>Gr-
visor effective Februar> 16. Txjok
has boon with -FII since Febru-
k’y, 1960, when he was hired as
Tominy Kin" 3<i-year-o’d Kings
Mounluin policeman, is Kings
iMcuntain’s “Yoimg Man of 1971.'’
The coveted distinguished ser-
vne award was made by Kings
Mci.ntain Jayteos at annual Bos
ses Night Tuesday evening at
11 :yal Villa.
Chief of Police Tom
MoDevitt was honored
as "Boss of the Y 'ar" and Miss
Brenda Iluyle, hit.ch ^'hool .-nat’i
teacher and CleveluiKl C'ounty's
"Young Career Woman of 1970"
was tapped "Young Educator of
the Year." The boss-of year a-
'ward was voted by the .I '.ycees.
the tcachcf honor selected by the
high school teaching staff, and
the DSA award by a 'ccrot com
mittee of ant^a citi7on.s over 3o
following nominations by the pu
blic. All le.-eived handsome en
graved plafjues finDm the ciNic
A icings Mountain native, King
grew up in a "tmlifoman family."
ilis father Ellis King, is a vet
eran of 16 years on the city for e
and his brother, Jim King, is a
Blacksburg, S. C. patrolman. Al
so a patrolman, Tommy King
joined the city foi.e as meter of-
firer in 196.!, is one of 25 7'ar
-Heel oificers certified .s a "ex
plosive dispos.al officer” follow
ing special training with the l.Sth
'Engineers Detachment < 1 Fort
Bragg, ile has compIettHl num
erous poliro schools, is also a
For Ill Woman
Mrs. Brenda Shor-klev Wednes
day was In critical c'.'ndiiion at
I M i.n ^iial He/, '.al
v.iio.e s'ic hc.s be( n a patient
An:c Dr x '“n'..er 26.
Mcartirn'*, the Kings Mi.irga?n
PDlice D^pai .r.rit Ins la.in 'iici
a “helping l.an.i^ fi iul campaign
She was admitfol to .-'urgery
and compli. aliens .'ollowed, re
suiting in fOdi' addiii-nal oper«»-
lions. After having pneumonia
in one lung, she was found to
liave j neumonia in the other
liie young woman, about 24. is
the moVhtT o! f.vo ihildi'cn, aces
three and five. Bhe K 'ho \v..'e of
Danny ShorkDy, an employee of
Oates SliO'H Pe- io?. *liie family
lives cn Ecnfield Read.
A polbo department spokes
"Her husband hits not been
ai.le to work full time due to
slaying with her in the ho-'pilal.
“Any finan.:ial help will be gieat-
ly ap reciated by this fa/mily as
iheir iruuirance cannoTt possibly
cover all of the expenses incurred
by this series of eperations.
“Der.a.ion.s ^ made to
’Moun»ain_ Police De-
^pcl-ator .in the Production Di‘-
partment. He was promoted to
Foreman in the Production Serv
ices Section in N.>ve;mber, lOGS.
He has also senmd as Foreman
in the Filament Processing See-
,ion and his most rnc.mt ass;,,itn- /
ment was as Warehcusc l-c.-e. expj^.s .a „raduaU ,
He and his wife, Rebecca, ajid
their three children live at 717
Mi'adowbrook Road in
student at Gaston college
In Park Post
in A. gust,
the Junior police pr/gram whiclt
iioiw numlx'rs over Hid boys here
Kilims county. With fed
eral approval of NY!1T’'M, nation
al youth mini bike proji i t. King
expects to form soom a 12-rMan
junior 'police niolorcyc’e -drill
team here and in the county us
ing 21 brand new Hon 11 m dor
cycles -which he has v.'blnined for
•Ho says tlie local program is
the only non-YMCA organixation
of Hs kind anywhere and talk'^
Donalti Crawford, Kings Moun
tain native, has joined Kings
Mounl-ain National Park as ad-
Crawford joins the park after
22 years with the U. S. P.>lal
Service in Kings Moun'tain and
Denver, N. C.
His new position includes prep
aration of requif'itions, purchase
ordor.s, imprcs-cd fund voiwhe.s.
time keeper and other fiscal and
Park Superintendent Pen M -o.
maw, in annoucing Tawfjrd's determine whether or not
app:.'::Vment, said there are more CowDoiis, S. C., national
GRADUATE—Mrs. Lee Tongret,
the former Paulette Patterson of
Kings Mountain, has received
her degree from C^ornia
State in Fullerton. CalifT
Mrs. Lee Tongret, da.ghtcr of
Mr. an.i MKc Eloyd Patterson,
graduated January 2Sth fr.:m
Califn’nla Slate ’in Fullerton,
Cal,, with a l)aeaelor’s degree in
IK/. h. N-N' and a minor in biu'i-
iMrs. Tongret first attended col
lege at the University of N'. C- at
Chapel Hill for two years and
llicn transfenx^d to Cal State
to C''m| -:etc lier last two years. ^
.She wa.s li.sted on the dean s
!;■ t all so.iie.su’r and was an ac
tive meiiibcr in I’si Chi, an hon-
u. i;y foi psyTudogy stu
Her Inii hand. Lee Tongret. wh'
is a marine also was a student at
Cal ^latc until he was ordorc-l
to Okinawa in Scplom.-.cr. IDil.
Mrs. Tongret is the lorincr
Kings Mountain Optimist elub
is invitin; Kings Mountain young
men up to age 16 to participate
in the club’s annual oratorical
■contest to be held March 16 at
the Optimist clubhci.se on Car
Gene Austin, contest chairman,
said interested young men should
■contact him at 739-2559 or 739-
Contestants will be asked to
deliver a five minute speech on
the topic’ "Our Challengeln-
volvement. “The first place win
ner vvill receive a trophy, a $25
savings bond and represent the
club in district competition in
Lincolnton. Second and third
place winner will also receive a
trophy and the second place win- cemetery
will earn a $10 gift certificate.
JUDGE JOE MULL
27th Judicial District Judge
By MARTIN HARMON
Richaid E. <Dick( Ware, Kings
M' vn*. lin .‘-('r/-
i<x‘ .-'ati )n ewn-
€.•, bi.aiVie the
.‘cn h tandi-
!: ‘ .(>j three
D; .n';crat:c no-
.n.natl n.-^ to
tile c.-un‘y c un-
i.h' :c a win n
he pa'J h’.s Id-
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!u .»• In. r.m-
pon ' Be
M r..head, J,.,
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1( igciv. f'. mcr ('
K .. :nan U . ir h. L. E.
i» J. mnut, m 1 W. il. IX Id.
To drte — and the filing d( :i I-
line i-: r.cr.n Menday — tiie only
race be: den s.ate • wide cne.£
Ovflindc;-.; will need t; se.ilo
is one 1 u c mmissioner.
Cleveland County GC? Chair
man Duane Roeinson cf Shedby
sail Wednesday the GO..-' well
fa id a elate before the filing
deadline. Judge Joe Mull an J
Judge John ^iahcney annDunced
this week they wHl seek re-ele:*-
ti; n to second terms as 27th Ju-
dioiol D;s':Bt Judges.
0-iecs to be‘ filled are ccunty
register cf deeds, where Kal:>h
luoker is seeking ro-electicn and
three members cf -a fi.e-membei
board of education. .A.s cf Wednes
day, the boar^i of educatden jobs
Were SoitiS begging.
Irt a brk f statement to the Her-
all, Candidate Ware declared his
reason for run-nhig. as "high tax
es plus re-evaluation costs us all
money." He added, "1 am net
backed by any group, large or
-'•mall. I seek the support of every
Dcm .era; In Cleveland County’."
M.. Ware. 43, is a Clc/eland
; )unty native, .«on of Mrs. Ben
T. Ware, owner tf Linwood Crown
•^rr,:.e, and a former employe.-
1.0. E. Ford Cempany in Shelby.
He is a navy veteran of
W .lid War II and the Korean
V\.:r. He aUends First Bapti.-d
,‘ra;- n. Mr.'. Wa*e is tlie former
i! ...a Ca’.dwUl. They have a
... Lai.v Ware.
Paicd 1 eath
km OS Fiofect
.. 1 has eptioned
i; l.s i.rcperly on
F. Mauney' said
'I 'lc K
rnv . Ce;/.;..
y Jth LMlt..
V.. .He ay.
1.10 ]■ .m: ty ii occupied by
M. urdy C]eai'c:-3 and McGinnis
D; . a. .nent Sl-n-e .-Vnnex. It
50 l(-*.t on Battleground
and is B'.S feci deep, or 5400
It is the tcnili cf 44 parcels ac
quired for the Central Business
L- t.h’t r.d; .cl ymen't project,
ihe transaction will be closed
(n eampieti n cf title work.
FurGiase price, which is the ap-
priise-d value, vvill be announc
ed cn Cv-mplction of'the tiransac-
. Joe Lancy. director of the re-
clevclcpmcnt ccmimission, said the
buil,lings be razed and ihe
vacant property said for rodevel-
cp.Tient for commercial use- ac*
c*ording to the redevelopment
plan, W’hen offered for sale, the
c:mmisbicn will invite sealed
bidi at not less than
‘The ci.'.Timissicn is quite hap
py to acquiTC this additional par-
IN NEW POST — Edwin L-
Ware of Kings Mountain has
joined the staff of the Isother-
mall Planning and Develop
ment Commission in Region C.
Edwin L. Ware
On IPDC Staff
Edwin L. Ware of Kings Moun-
minimal fain joined the Isothermal plan
ning and development commission
Ware. a graduate of Western
Carolina University, joined the
fommLssion in Novem'^cr. His
chief responsibilities will be in
manpower planning and pro
gramming and in establishing a
public information system. Ware
joined the commissi n staff un
der provisions of the E.mergency
A Vietnam veteran. Ware is
Wriglit Falls, were held Saiur- married to the former Lynda
Funeral rites for
Nipper Falls, 71,
Funeral services for Mrs. Eva
-Louise Murray Gosey, 65, wife
cf Ernest Gosey, were held Sun
day afternoon at 3 p. m. from
St. Matthew’s Lutheran church
of u'hich she was a member.
•K.ev. Glenn Bowland, pastor of
ResuiTCCtion Lutheran church,
conducted the final rites, and in
terment was in Mountain flcsl
day^ afternoon at 4 o’clock from
Central United Methodist churvh
of which she was a member.
Rev. Paschal Waugh, assisted
by Rev. Herbert Garmon of
Charlotte, officiated at the final
rites, and interment was in
Mountain Rest cemetery'.
Active pallbearers were Hunter
Allen. Jake Dixon, Dave Saund
ers, Hilliard Black, Roy Spake
ani Kelly Dixon.
5Irs. Falls died Thursday at
7:30 p. m. in the Kings Mountain
hospital alter a long illness. She
X native of Gaston c<Htnty,
daughter of tlie late Mr. and
officiated iMrs. C. W. Nipper
MOON ROCK DISPLAY
A "Mean Rcbk’' lun ;r sa.nplo
frcin the flight cf Apollo 12 is
cn display* at Sihicle Museum
cl Natural History in Gastonia
Tuesdays through Sundays. 2
pvn. until 5 p.m. throughout
the 'month cf Fobniary. The ex-
IBibil is free to the interested
T o Campaign
Mrs. Pat Taylor, wife of the
'candidate for governor, will cut
the ribbon officially' opening the
Taylor campaign headquarters in
Shelby Monday afternoon at 2
Supporters of Taylor have
planned the coffee and opening
from 2 until 5 . m. and invite
area folks to attend.
Mrs. Taylor will bo in Cleve
land county most of the day
(CotUinucd On Fttf/r Fiv-t')
Pidiiips Appeals laughter Fence
Dcd-kn; Hearing Is Wednesday
'Mrs. Gosey died suddenly Sat
urday morning at 2:30 a. m. in
the Kings Mountain hospital of a
She w'as a native of Rutherford
cot. nly, daughter of the late Mr.
and Mrs. Charles B. Murray.
In addition to her husband she
is survived by one son, Harry B.
-Gosey, ob Charlotte, and one
daughter, Mrs. Charles Dixon.
Also surviving are seven grand
Sunday morning worship ser
vice will be held at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday at Dixon Presby’terian
chunh with Kc .-. R'bert Wilson
to deliver the sermon.
City to Honor
A group of IBmry Street • El-
Irnwood Drive re. idrnts were
told by Mayor Jclui Henry Moss
they will get (uib-and-gutter and
paving when tlu‘ city begins this
w..rk in the spring.
Funeral rites for Ernest N.
White, 76, of Rock Hill, S. C.,
were lield Wednesday afternoon
at 1 '' •lo;k ftom Kings Moun
tain Baptist church of which he ^vas
%\as a member.
Rev. James Wilder
at the final rites, and interment Besides her husband she is sur
was in M main Rest cemetery, vived by one daughter, Mr>
.Mr. White died -Monday night jack Livingston of Winston-Sa!
Watterson of Kings Mountain.
He is s n of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
lin L. Ware Jr.
"Lt nt — The Time Re-
dc:lioai‘. .i” will be the sermon
f'pic cf Dr. Paul Ausley at the,'
Sunday morning worship hour
at 11 o’ lo:‘k at First Presby
nt 7:45 in York General hospital
after several months illness,
A native of Cleveland county, Her of Fort La.derdale, Fla.;
em; one brother, P. W. Nipper of
Lowell; one sister, Mrs. Roy Car-
he was the s.n of the late .Mr.
and Mr^. W. K. White of Kings
M Htntain. He was married to
the f-ermor Madge Rhodes, who
died in 1963.
Surviving are one son. James
William White of Rock Hill;
two daughters, Mrs. J o Ball of
Baltimore, Md. and Mrs. Ray
and two grandchildren.
To Sing Sunday
Choir of Kings
Crapps Of Colum!>ia, S. C.; three Meuntain high school w\l pre-
hralliers, Bill White <'f Dallas, sent special music for services
Texas and John and Jim White,
l oth cf Kings Mountain; and
three .'^'isters. Mbs \H<)la White,
Mrs. Andrew Jenkin.':. bAh of
Kings .TLrunlain, and Mrs. Fred
■Bai oington of Southport; six
gnuidchildren and thix*e great-
Sunday night at 6 p.m. at David
At 7 p.m. Rev. and Mrs. Robert
Barti'll will show slide.s taken of
their trip to the Holy Land. The
Eartells. of Arlington, \’a., are
vi.‘^:tlng Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Mc-
Danny Da is
f ir the g.'cup
Smith Fiedicts Record Building;
Fiilton and filliscn New Directors
The housing picture f r 1972 "Late in 1971 the savings and
look." *ood for the Kings .Moun- Joan business pas.sed the S200
tain ^oir.muniiv, pariieularly if billion mark in ■assets," he said,
area familie./ cnintinue saving "Il took 132 years for the busi-
nionov at nearly the same rate ness ta reach the $100 billion
as in'l'.n. J-'^-eph U. .^'mith, o.xe- mark in 1963. It took only eight
The U. S.
commit toe is
holding a meeting
in Washington to
than 230 naiti'mal park servire will Ih> enlarged to 850 acres,
areas that Crawford will event- Ben Moomaw, Kings Mountain
ually be aide to transfer tr>. National Park .superintendent,
Crawlc-rd said "I am lo:^king will he the expert witness in the
Jorwacd ta the challenge of this hearing.
lob and wMl enjoy working in A bill ta enlarge tlie park was
"onn f>£ Uic nalipn’s hk^toric introduced by Senator Earnest
llollings of South Carolina.
The zoning beard of adjustment
w 11 eondu.'t a hearing next
Wednesday aftern ion at 6:30 on
an .:.;)eal from a decision ol
Building Ins^c/tor Woadrew
Laugh'iT (*oncorr-m<g a fence c;n-
sli. .1‘lcl hy Kieuls Young at
Cii' c.'f'-vn .Apartments, carnet
of V.'e-I King street and Country
The a peal i-; l.xlged by HarJil
J. rmiilps, 965 S'h-arr M Drive and
ncigltbor to the apartment cv.oi
Mr. Phillips objects to the fence,
approved by the building inspect-
Jaccb Cooper Ls f^iairman of
the zoning board of adjustment
and other in-rity members, who
will consider the appeal arc Van
Birmingham, D. E. Tate, Robert
O. Southwell and J. E. Rhea.
Out-i^lo-city members sit on
matt(‘;s concerning pn)p(»rtioa
outside the city but
within the mllcqx'rimeter.
The aPiX-al will be heard in
ccuncil diamoers at City Hall.
th.at I'he city had n )t honored Mountain havings and L'an As- $100
pebtians wl'.ii h had been in ‘Two sociatlon. said at the association’s
(.r liiroi' ve.irs . 'innim! meetinii.
vice president. Kings years to aix-umulate the second
$100 billion, a remarkable
achievement for any system of
recent 'innual mooting. financial institutions.
‘Mr SiniUi predicted continued Smith said that on the basis
favora'bi'- ."aving." fl('^\s and an of present prosiiects, mortgage
ample supplv viMnoriga :e money rates would remain at approxi-
tfor the yeaV ahead in the in- mately their present levels dur-
stitution^ .uiiuial report. ing the early months of 1972, and
Smith ".'id that 1971 was the that interest paid on havings ac-
greatest V-'ar in the history <'f counts would also remain the
traffic signs .*5U'.'h as ‘‘Slow—Ohil- the savin - and l(»an business same,
dren Playing", and a s'op .‘^Ign and that tiie w.despread gr<nvth He reported that as of Decern-
at the corner of Henry ani Elloin- of the was reflected in btu’ 31. 1971. savings depcsits at
wood. He said another fire hy- the saving" and loan t.^iness Kings Mountain Savings
May r Moss nclc.l that one was
filed on Niveniber 19. 1970, the
c her on May 11, Uh;9.
Olherwise, tlic Mayor Indicated
the gre Ip would cet immediate
.ittir.n on other re(|uests — for
drain will be insluikd.
fCo/diHutci On Pa(;c FivcJ
RE ENUSTS — Chief Petty Offi
cer Howard G. Blanton, veteran
of 16 years duty in the U.S.
Navy, has reenlisted for a three
year period and is ossigned to
the NROTC program at Duke
University in Durham.
Ciiief Potty Officer Heward G.
Blar.tcn of Kings Mountain, ca-
rtx'r -dficer. re-er.listed for .m ad
ditional three year in the
U. S. Navy in special ocroiramios
recently at Duke U:'dvorsi:>’whore
he is a.'£.jciale,l with the NROTC
Blanto n, sen of M:-. and Mrs.
J. Wiloy Hlanl- :i cf Kings Moun
tain, has c ani loted 1C years in
the Navy. Ho Is married to the
former Lois Gamble, daughter of
Mrs. Lc'onard Gamble and the
late Mr. Gamedo. and they are
parents of two children. Lori, age
10':; and Tim. age nine. They re
side at 301 Wilkin.'^ Drive in Dur
ham. They are active in the
Cai tain H. M. Coeowitch con
ducted the inducliuii ceremony.