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Vol. 83 No. 17
Homths Oni Teamsteis In
New President Says Teaaasters
Sanford Brings Primary Bid
To Cleveland; PreJicts Win
Early is continuing the Great
er Kings Mountain Crusade for
Christ with services nightly at
the Commimity Center.
Early Crusade
Is Continuing
The Greater Kings LMountain
Crusade for Christ, whilch con-
timies thtx>ugh next Wednesday
night at the Community Center,
ti|^ hag been attracting between 150-
200 people each night, Recreation
Center Director Roy Pearson esti-
mated this week.
In addition, Rev. Tcm Tirly,
crusade leader, is leading sc;vices
at several area churches and has
spoken at student assembly at
■the high school.
Mr. Early, a native of Kings
Mountain, is son of Mrs. Georgia
Early of 6606 Jackson street and
the late Grayson Early. He is now
pastor of Calvary Cathedral in
Holland, Michigan and is the
founder and director of Tom Early
Evangelistic Assoiciation holding
evangelistic crusades from Flori
da to Icwa. During the year 1970
there w’ere approximately 4,000
decisions for Christ recorded by
the team ministry.
Curt Harrington is directing the
song service and Mrs. Early, the
former Phyllis Matheson, helps
her husbajid and Mr. Harrington
present special musJe.
Services are at 7:30 pjm. night
Youth Revival
This Weekend
' \ 'Mike Shook, Gardner-Webb col*
^^lege student, will be evangelist
lor Youth Revival this weekend
at Temple (Baptist church.
Services will be held at 7:30
p. m. Friday and SatJurday eve-
dings and 11 a. m. on Sunday
iLeland Curr, also a Gardner-
Webb student, will lead the song
‘We invite the community and
particularly all young people to
join in the special service^,” said
Youth Director Larry Wood.
Miss Cindy Alexander will he
organist and Miss Bolb Raynor
will be pianist for the services.
Terry Sanford, candidate for
the Democratic nomination for
president of the United States,
brought his North Carolina pri
mary campaign to Cleveland
County W^nesday evening.
Some 400 Clevelanders gather
ed at the Shellby Community
Center to shake hands with the
former Tar Heel governor, now
president of Duke University,
wish him well, munch barbecue,
Jjllect “Sanford for President"
buttons, and hear Sanford say,
••For the first time In 100 years
I think a North Carolinian can
be elected president.”
The statement drew heavy ap
plause, as he added, "and I
think I am U."
(He said he had visited Ore
gon, Oklahoma, Idamo, Texas,
New Jersey, South Carolina, and
Aia:ama, and Virginia In out-ol
state forays since announcing
iiio candidacy several weeks ago.
The former Governor paid
high tribute to the leadership
Cleveland County has provided
the state in putting North Car
olina in the forefront of states.
With ten days remaining be
fore the May 6 North Carolina
primary, Sanford said, "Time ’s
short, but I think its going to he
all right," Sanford is appearing
in as many as six counties per
day in his Tar Heel primary
He told his audience-welMac-
ed with so-called "new voters fn
ihe 18-20 age group — he did
not discuss the issues at the
short informal sessions, but
counted on communications me
dia-press, radio, and lelevision-
to impart his th-inkink on Issues
via press conferences.
At the Shelby press confer
ence, he replied to questions:
1) “Vietnam and how we get
out is an Issii e and will contin
ue to be. We must work to end
the war.”
2) "I think a Democrat can
3) "Issues change, but a con
tinuing issue will be the econo
4) "The Democratic situation
is quite fluid and I do not know
whether I will enter any other
CHAIRMAN — Carl F. Mouney
has been re-elected chairman of
the Kings Mountain Redevelop
ment Commission.
Call Maiuiey
Is Be-Elected
Carl F. Mauney, chairman of
the Kings Mountain Redevelop
ment Commission since itg begin
ning over five years ago, was
elected for another term Tues
Directors at the annual meeting
also elected John O. Plonk, presi
dent of Foust Textiles, as yice-
chaimian to succeed Postmaster
Charles Alexander, who had re
Other onembers of the commis-
sitwi are Leroy Blanton, William
Herndon and Paul McGinnis, di
Mr. Mauney is an executive of
Mauney Hosieiy Mills.
Produces $2500
For Heart Unit
me iviiiigd iviuuiiiaiii iviw<Aii'U»
Club will Goon presenting the
Kings Mountain Hospital with a
check which will cover Kpproxi-
matejy cnc-half the cost for an
Inlcnrive Coronary Care Unit.
Marvin Teers .‘^aid the ntwanls
Clu'b’s annuil tabmt shew last
Thursday netted $400 in tickets
and $2,000 in adve-rtiaing.
The cest Ci iTie unit is estimate I
at $6,000.
'Mr. Tcer .said Oie KiA'anis Club
now has $2,500 in proceeds from
the talent shc.v but has more
advertising money to come.
“We expect to have betA'cen
$2,500 and $3,000." he said. “We’ll
either t ) or cCme real close to
our cri^i^inal goal of $3,000.”
The ho. pital received its origi
nal giit cf $500 from the Kings
M untiin Junior VV( .nan’.s club in
March. The club also intends to
donate ail proceeds frem ts 1972
cemmunity 'birthday calendar
•Grady Ilcwaid, hospital admin
istrator, .said rono.ation of one
rocm, enlarging the ar(*a and
electrical work is in.luded in the
plan.s for the heart unit.
Howard said the fund^ from
the Junior Weman’s club and the
Kiwanis club will be u.scd to esta
blish and e<iuip a two bed Inten
sive Care Unit. Ho said the unit
will bo sufficient for the commun
ity need but that plans call for
enlarging the umit to four berh'
OB the need ig indicated.
Hayward said the unit will er n-
tain a heart monitor at eaeh bed.
SPEAKER — Mrs. Charles R«
Barbee, president of the North
Corolina Department of the
American Legion Auxiliary, will
make the principol address at
Sunday's District 23 meeting at
the American Le^tcxr building.
Law Adopted
State President
23rd District
Speaker Here
Mrs. Charles R. Baroee of
VVinsion-Saiem, president of the
Aortii Carolina Department of
the American Legion auxiliary,
will make the principal address
at Ct.nday’.i District 23 meeting
of tne American Legion Auxil
ary here at the American Legion
The Auxiliary Post 155 will be
h.stess to a buffet luncheon at
1 p. m. and the annual meeting
at 2 p. m. in the post dining
Mrs. Dorothy Ray, the state
vice-president, Mrs. Margaret
Greene, Division 5 president, of
Stanley, and Mrs. Robert Me
Rorie, district prcJdent of Ruth*
X .rdton, will al-so appear on tne
Miss Cynthia Alexander daugh
ter of Postmaster and Mrs. Char
les Alexander, will present an en
tertainment program of patriotic
selections. Mrs. Hubert Aderholdt
will lead the group in the flag
pledge, Mri. Orangrel Jolly will
lead the “preamble” and Mrs.
Paul Mauney will give the wel-
f.ome. Otis D. Green P.,st 155
Neil McCarter, senior student
at Erskine Seminary and son of
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar McCarter of
Kings Mo>unta'in, was visiting
minister at Boyie Memorial ARP
church Sunday morning. He will
be graduated May 21st and will
be ordaaned as an ARP minister
here at services June 4th.
Library Svts
Forgiveii^s Week
Jacob S. Mauney .Memorial Li
brary has designated the week
of (May il-6 as "forgiveness week”
which means that no charge wili
'be made for overdue 'books re
turned on those days.
iMrs. Helen Neal, librarian, an
nounces that two boxes will be
placed on the library porches,
side and front, in which books
may be placed. Names of persons
not returning overdue 'books will
be posted In the Horary and these
persons won't have the privilege
of checking out 'books until fines
are paid and books returned.
Costner Has Second Eye Suigeiy,
But Doctors Say Eye To Be Saved
Grady Costner, Kings Mountain
carpet installer who suffered eye
injury in an e'ccident two weeks
ago, underwent his second oper
ation Tuesday.
According, to his wlTe, Dr. Han*
nah of Shelby cleaned the eye
and reported that Costner is do
ing fine. ^
‘Be’s able to tell Rghl now,”
said Mrs. Castner, “and Dr. Han
nah said he thinks he will regain
the .sight of his eye.”
Costner lost sight of tKe eye
'When a carpet tack y/ent through
it while ho was romping carpet
from a home owned by Henry
I Noisier of Kings Mountain. The
tack went all the way through
the eye, causing cataracts to
Mrs. Costner saT5 ^esday's op
eration was successful in that it
removed all the renSmhing catair-
Costner, who ik a patient at
Cleveland Memorial Hospital, ex
pects to come home either Friday
or Saturday. However, he will
faice a third operation in the near
'*'He's wanting; to come holnf>e
awfully bad," said Mrs. Costner,
‘^e told me he was planning to
be in church Saturday night.”
Legion To Vote
Foi: Officers
Bob Davies, Lindberg Dixon and
Ben Hord have been ndminated
for Commander of Otis D. Green
Post 155 American Legion for the
coming year.
Balloting for officers will be
held Monday from 9 a.m. until 7
p.m. at the American Legion
Four positions are uncontested:
thxjse of Adjutant-Finance Officer
Joe McDaniel; Chaplain Franklin
Ware; Service Officer Gene Stetfy;
and Historian Stonewall Jackson.
Legionnaires will choose five
executive committeemen from 10
nominees: C. E. Whitey Bowen,
C. E. Pete Bridges, Jake Bridges,
Hobart Dy*e, Clinton Jolly, Dick
McGinnis, Jay Powell, Gene Tig-
nor, Carl Wiesener and Robert
Outgoing Commander Bruce Mc
Daniel and Clifford fProg) Pear
son are vicing for vice-com
mander and Gene Gibson and
Carl Wilson are in the running
for second vice commander;
Charles Hampton and Gene Wright
are vieing for sergcant-at-aitns
and George Bowen and Johnny
Cain seek the post of assistant
The cuy cc-mmissif.n aic^irted
street impro.ements ordinance •Commander Bruce McDaniel will
Mc-nday night, the ordinance in- bring greetings from the post
whertby, the nurse in oliarg*' can cerporati-ng irecdmmendai!!5^ns of and Mayor John Moss will bring
the street assessments policy com- greetings fro-m the city. Mrs.
mittoe headed by Commissioner Isabel Moser of Post 87 Shelby
Ray W. Ci'ine. will make a response to t.he wel-
Principal changes effecting pro- come,
perty owner^ include: Bob Cashion will be pianist for
1) Half the cost of street im- the program,
provements will be assessed to Reports from unit presidents
abutting 'property owners, one- will featicre the afternoon ses-
quarter cn each side of the street, sion.
with the city paying half the Mi's. Barbee joined the Clyde
cost plus all the cost of interscc- Bolling Unit ” Auxiliary in Win-
tions. (Ed. Note"; the city will slon-Salem 19 years ago and has
have intersection cost only on f:een a working member ever
paving, as curbing-guttering-side- since, serving on local, dkririct,
walks will abutt private proper- and state levels. She was 1967
ty,) _ Woman of the Year of Winston-
2) Petitions filed but on which Salem BP&W and in 1969 was
bids were not taken prior to Jan- named among 10 outstanding
uary 1 be ro-submitted, but w^omen of that city in their ob-
the pcoitions of priority will be servance of National Business
retaihed. Women’s Week. Nine years she
3) Pet'iticns filed and on whidh served on the Third Army Advi-
bids were taken prior to January sory Committee, participating in
1 will not have to be re-submit- three Inter-National Geopolitics
Seminars conducted by the U. S.
In major degree, the policy army. She is an insurance secre-
ccmmiltee’s recommendations im- tary at Bowan Gray School of
plement the new law’ on assess- iMedicine and her husband is af-
monts as enacted by the 1971 filiated with Norman Stockton,
General Assembly. They are parents of one son
City Attorney Jack Wiite out- and have a granddaughter,
lined these major provisions in
the new state statute:^
1) Advance paymenrof assess
ments on estimates“aTe permissi
ble, with provision that adjust
ment, upward, or downward, be
made after actual costs are learn
2) Installrncnt payments to a
imaximum ot ten years are per
missible by loity commission reso-
can- lution, the balances ’bearing in
terest at the rate of eight per-
h^r cent per year.
3) Should a property on wiifoh
assessment balances are owed be
remotedy follow the patient's
heart beat electronically and
note any change in the patient’s
condition as it occurs.
The unit will be manned by
nurses who have had special
training in this type of care. The
room will be so arranged that
the nurse will have visual con
trol of the patients at all times
and at the same time bo able o
observe the heart monitor at her
Antioch Sets
Youth Revival
A Youth-led revival will bo con
ducted this weekend at Antioch
Baptist church near Grover.
Services will be lieTd on Satur
day night at 7:30, at 11 a.m. on
Sunday and at 7:30 p.m. on Sun
The intere.stcd community is
invited to parti’ciipate.
Miss Sutton's
Rites Conducted
'Miss Kittie Lou Sutton, for
many years teacher of mathe
matics at Kings Mountain high
school 'before her reiiromnt
Sunday in Oliver Springs,
Death was attributed to
Miss Sutton had made
home with her sister, Mrs. A. C.
Duller Jr.
She was a member of the scld, the balances are immediate-
Methodist cbcrch o f Oliver
Springs and the family has des
ignated memorial gifts to the
church building fund.
Funeral riles were held Wed
nesday in Oliver Springs.
ly due and payable on .sale.
4) To meet tbe test of legality,
petitions must now bear signa
tures representing half cf the
property abutting, "as formerly,
Continued On Page t
Cleveland County Democrats
will hold their bi-annual precinct
meetings and counfy c'onvention
in May, organizing for an active
campaign in uie fall.
Precinct meetings are slated
for S p.m. Tuesday, May 9, at
each of the county’s 28 polling
places. Thai’s a change from pri
or years, when meetings were
held on Saturday afternoons, ac
cording to .neumbent Democratic
Chairman Cameron S. Ware.
Ths county Democratic conven
tion will be hold at 2 p.m. Satur
day’, May 27. in the Cleveland
County courthouse, VV'are said,
with State Sen. Marshall Rauch
of Gaotonh Ji.s keynote speaker.
All active registered Dernwral.s
au* eligible to attend and vote
Mrs. Frank Goforth
Very Much Alive
The Herald Tnadvertently and
regrettably referred to "the late
Mrs. Frank Goforth” in a recent
Mrs. Goforth Is very much a-
'The error appeared in the
April 13th edition in the news
account refafTRg tfie projected
shopping center on Highway 74
for Mrs. Go'torth sold a
tract of land.
Four-County Taylor-for-Govemor
Clambake At Shelby Monday Night
•Lt. Gov. Pat Taylor, entering ment by Joe Franklin and his
the home stretch of his cam- hand "The Hilanders”; and a
paign for governor, will be the special performance by “The
principal speaker at a four ooun- Wagon Wheelers," noted square
ty district rally to be held in his dance team.
(behalf at the Shelby city park at Lt. Gov. Taylor will be on
6 p. m. Monday, May 1. hand, along with his wife, Eliza-
Cleveland county supporters of both, to meet his supporters. He
Pat Taylor will host the event is scheduled to address the crowd
which will be comprised of Tay- later in the evening,
lor supporters from Cleveland, Local supportnrs of Taylor are
Rutherford, Lincoln and Gaston describing thb event as “the
counties. biggest political rally of the year cinct officers for the biennium.
The rally, which is beintg call- in this area.” The officers are a precinct chair
ed a “Country Jamboree for The public is invited to attend man; first vice chairman, who
Pat Taylor" will feature a free the event and meet to discuss the imust bo a member of a minority
.'barbecue supper beginning at 6 issues of the campaign for gov- group if 20 per cent or more of
p. m., followed by live entertain- ernor with Pat Taylott Continued On Page Eight
IN NEW POSTS — Charles E.
Hamilton. IIL of Lincolnton, top,
succeeds Xee McIntyre, below,
05 executive officer of First-Citi
zens Bonk S Trust Cotnpony.
Mr. McIntyre joins the monoge-
ment-troinh^ program of Sadie
Cotton Mills Inc. on May L
First Citizens
Names Hamilton
Charles E. (Hamilton, III, as
sistant vice president of First-
Citizen Bank & Ti’ust company
in Lincolnton. has been promot
ed to executive officer of the
bank's Kings Mountain office.
As executive officer of the
Kings Mountain office, he will
have full management responsi
bility for the operation of the
'He succeeds Lee McIntyre
who resigned fr, m the bank to
enter family business in Kings
Mr. McIntyre joins Sadie Cotton
Mills, Inc. May 1st and will enter
it’s management - training pro
He iMVame manager of Fir.‘?t-
Citizens here four and onc-half
years ago, moving from the Char
lotto bank. A graduate of St. .An
drews Presbyterian college in
Laurinburg, he is a native of Lau
rel Hill, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lee
McIntyre, Sr. In Kings Mountain
he is immediate president
of the ChamiXT of Commerce and
is active in the Rotary club and
St. Matthew’s Lutheran church.
He Is married to the former Beth
Houser, Kings Mounain elemen
tary teacher, ajid they reside on
Sherwood Lane.
A Gastonia native, Hamilton
began his carec'r with Fiivt-lCiti-
zens in 1966. He has held posi
tions in numerous phases of
■ anking during his six years with
First-Citizens including install
ment loan (Tffi.'er, - perations of
ficer, branch manager and com
mercial loan officer. In IJncN)ln-
ton lie was a commercial loan
In Gastonia, where he had bc’cn
Continued On Page Eight
*‘We have the business,
we need Ls people."
Ervin Rijgendorf, who will be
prc‘aident of tlic corporation now
being formed by the Teamster's
Union Central State.s Southe-ost
and S;>u:liwest Penoion Fund to
eperate and manage the former
pn-pe.-ries of Neisoo, Inc., made
the state memt.
The f .'ur-plant complex ’5 now
whrily owned ty the Teamster
Pension Fund.
The sixlecm-plu.s year menage
of Ernest and (jeo**ge Horvath, op
erating first a.s Ma.s.-5achusotts Mo
hair Iriush Company, then as
Neiscc, Inc., is over.
Tile Hervaths are ccmpletely
Tht» Teamster Pension Fund is
cc.Tipic'tely in.
The Pension Fund, with more
than $2 million already invested
in the operation under the Hor-
vath.s. bid SoO.OOO for the assets
and tlie federal court in New York
confirmed the sale, after adjudg
ing Neiscv> an involuntary bank
rupt last m-oriiJi.
The four-plant complex includes
Margrac*e and Pauline Mills,
wcav ing eperations, in Kings
Mountain: Mayo Mill, Mayo, S.
C., and Michael Mill, Boiling
Springs, spinning eperations.
Production is being resumed ait
Mayo, idle for three years. Mr.
Ru-gendorf said production can be
resumed at Boiling Springs, if
employc?es can be obtained.
The new firm expects to prot
duce velvet at the Pauline plant,
which Mr. Rugenclorf said is now
in hc'avy demand.
A new gas-fired Iwiler has been
inslal'lcNj ait the Margrace at a
cost cf $75,000, paid for in cash,
Mr. Hugendorf n 'ted, and solving
net only the plant’s steaun pr>
during problems but the plant^
pollution problem.
".Absolu'tely no pollutants are
being ennitted from the Margrace
plant," Jaimes J. Dickey, to be
vice-president and general man
agor of the new company, cobfi
mented. at
Tlie exmpany now employs
persons. rk.
‘'We could use another' in
people right now," Mr. DickJt
(Continued on Page Eight)
Mrs. Ormand's
Rites Conducted
Funeral services for Mrs. Eva
Matthews Ormand, 69, of Besse
mer City, retired Gaston County
Y ' )i teacher, were conducted
. uiulay at 2:30 p. m. from First
Presbyterian church of Besse
mer City, intermerrt following in
Long Creek Church cemetery.
Mrs. Ormand died at 4 p. m.
Friday in the Kings Mountain
She was daughter of the late
Dr. William Matthews and Ada
Wilhelm Matthews and widow
of Robert S. Ormand.
She W’as a memiber of the Bes
semer City Garden club and had
sein ed as a past president of the
j^iossemer City Woman’s club and
as district president of the Wom
an’s club.
She is survived by two sons
William L. Ormand of Princeton,
N. J. and Dwight H. Ormand of
Summerfield, N. J.; one sister,
•Mrs. Gone Froneberger of Besse-
mity City; two brothers, D. Z.
Matthews and Leon Matthews,
both of Bessemer Dty; and four
r I
at the precinct meetings May 9.
A quorum of be present
before business can be conduct
ed. If 10 are not present, the pre
cinct meeting must be re«‘he-
duled for the following Tuesday,
May 16, at 8 p.m.
The incumbent precinct chair
man is expected to preside at the
precinct' meetings, according to
the party plan of organization.
First order of business in the pre
cinct w’ill bo the election of pro-
Foimerly "Financial Overseer",
Ervin Rugendorf New President
Ervin Rugendorf, wbo will be
pr4.*sident of the new corporation
operating the former Neisoo, Inc.,
textile plants, is not now to the
Accountant • educated at City
College of New York, Class of
1949, Mr. Rugendorf’s specialty is
as a financial consultant. was
retained hy the lT*amster’s Union
Pension Fund .seme 30 months
ago as a “financial orvorsc^er ”,
when Neisoo. Inc., when the firm
wag adjudged a voluntary bank
rupt under Chapter XI of the fed
eral bankruptcy Jaws.
He resides on NevTYork's Long
Island, said he’d spent as much
time here a.s tiiere since being
retained by the'Fension Fund.
His background in textUea
dates frem this assdeiation.
“I don’t know too much about
textiles," ho said wdth a faugh,
adding, "but Crn learning*.*’’.*
The Rugendorf’s have two chil
dren, a son in school majoring 4n
anthroiiology and sociology at the
State Univ'ersity of New York, and
a daughter in high school

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