Rochet Jawing On 9
Interferes With Aid ,
“Breaker, nine, house on fire 908 Eastwood
“...Car wreck comer of First and Llnwood
“...Rescue unit needed at Moss Lake, possible
“...Vehicle being broken Into T04T parking
These are four examples of traffic that may be
legally reported on Channel Nine, which has bean
set aside as the national emergency channel.
Oiannel nine was first designated for aid to
mobile units In distress by the Federal Com
munications Commission (FOC) but during Ihe
past five years more and more CBere have been
modulating on channel nine In forming com
munity watch programs.
'Ihrough a volunteer organisation such as COPE
it has been proven a very effective method for
protecting property. The theory Is simple; you
watch your neighbor's property while he Is away
and he watches your's when you sua away.
Helping protect our neighbor's property, lives
and lending assistance to stranded motorists la
the only purpose of the Kings Mountidn COPE
More examples of traffic that csui legally be
transmitted on emergency channel nine are
traffic accidents, fires, crimes In progress, need
tor ambulance and medlcsd aid, need for wrecker
or towing service.
CBers may also use channel nine to obt^ such
things as directions or to find an open service
station. However, mobiles can and will get help
faster In these matters on suiy of the other
Examples of traffic that should not be reported
on emergency channel nine are kids running over
private property, shooting fireworks and prank
calls. CSers who know an emergency has been
reported should not use channel nine to gather
Information on the emergency. Channel nine Is
not to be used by CBers for radio checks or for any
‘ Every emergency, no matter how slight. Is
Important. CBers must bear In mind a question of
how serious Is the information he Is to report. Is It
serious enough to tie up the national emergency
I We have covered a small portion of the vast uses
of channel nine and we urge all CBers to study
and understand Section 96 of the FOC rules and
regulations, especially the portion on the use of
^ For more Info on the use of the emergency
channel we Invite CBers to bresdc toiu* or 18 tor a
COPE member. We will be happy to assist In any
way we can.
The next regular monthly meeting of Kings
S puntaln CORj^ls scheduled for 7 p. m. Tues.,
iy Mtat ttie c^mimlty center.^
Ditnny Wilson (Unit 35)
Ruddy Smith (Unit 41)
was the leading cause of
28 accidents occurring
on Cleveland County
roads during the period
July 6-11 In which 16
pe<q>le were Injured.
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FIVE SCOUTMASTERS - Pic-
hired are five Kings Mountians who
have (and are serving) served as
scoutmasters for Boy Scout Troop
01, sponsored by St. Matthew’s
Earn Special Badges
On Fitieth Year
At Monday night's Court of Scoutmasters frocks and
Honor for Boy Scout Troop 91 King also presented skill
at St. Matthew’s Lutheran awards, merit badges and
Church, the scoutmasters and rank advancements to troop
troop members were members during Monday’s
presented special patches and Court of Honor.
neckerchiefs. Receiving skill awards were
Issued by the Piedmont Boy Trim Griffin, Ekmnie Griffin,
Scout Council, the patches Mike Chambers, Boyd
signify 50 years of continuous Thompson, Ralph Bumgard-
activity under a single sponsor ner and Wade Harrington,
by Troop 91. Merit badges went to
The presentation was made Chambers, Harrington,
by Otis Falls, who served the Thompson, Bumgardner, the
troop as scoutmaster from Griffins and Mike Cornwell
1956 to 1970. Falls is credited and Dan Ayscue.
with serving the longest Cornwell received a life
tenure of all the scoutmasters rank advancement while
who have served troop 91. Thompson, Chambers and
Also present were Aubrey Tim Griffin were advanced to
Mauney, the troop’s first Tenderfoot,
scoutmaster, who served from The Court of Honor is held
1923 to 1930; Wallace Stawls, monthly. Presently there are
1971-74; O’Brien Brooks, 1974- 23 active members in Boy
76; and Tommy F. King, the Scout Troop 91.
“Trcop 91 is one of the few
troops in North Carolina with
half a century of continuous
scouting activities,” Brooks
said. “St. Matthew's Lutheran
Church has been the only
sponsor of the troop since it
was chartered 50 years ago.”
Next Sunday during the
worship service Brooks will
present St. Matthew's pastor.
Rev. Robert Allen, with the
charter to begin the 51st year
of the troop.
Brooks added that troop 91
is the only Boy Scout
organization in the history of
Kings Mountain to operate
successfully and continuously
for 50 years.
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