THE MONDAY EDITION
VOL. 87 NO. 4B
NORTH CAROLINA tSOM
MONDAY, NOVEMBER », 1»7«
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Swine Flu Shots
To Be Given Here
Tomorrow the Cleveland County
Health Department public health
nurses, with the assistance of Dr.
JoeLeeof Kings Mountain, will be at
the community center to give free
Swine Flu vaccinations.
Kings Mountlans may receive
their shots between 9 a. m. and 1 p.
m. In the health department offices
on the lower level of the community
Two types of vaccination are
.scheduled Tuesday. First, for
persons In goo4l haalth and between
the ages of 18 and 59, there Is the
Swine Flu vaccination.
The aecond type la a combination
of Swine Flu and A Victoria BTu.
These Inoculations are for persons
who suffer chronic headth problems
or who are 60.years of age and older.
Health department officials state
Inoculation against Influensa la very
important because everyone la
subject to contracting the disease.
Health officials state that the strains
of flu alter from one season to the
next and Immunity to the type of
virus a person has developed during
the year may not be effective at
fighting off the altered strain the
The health department gives the flu
vaccinations five days each week,
from 8:80 a. m. until 4:45 p. m., at
the department, 815 Orover St.,
Kings Mountain district pupils will
get a long weekend for Thankaglvlng
Classes will suspend on Wed
neaday, resuming on Monday
Program Is Slated
A community Thanksgiving
Celebration will be held Wed., Nov.
34, at 7:80 p. m. at Resurrection
This annual union Thanksgiving
aervlce la sponsored by the Kings
Mountain Ministerial Association.
The Rev. Eugene Land, pastor of
Second Bi^itlst Church, will bring
the message, “The Magnificent
liturglsta tor this service will be
the Rev. Marvin Oreenway, the Rev.
A. Olenn Boland, the Rev. Gtoorge
Sherrill, the Rev. Frank Shirley, and
Wimam McDaniel, recently elected
moderator of Kings Mountain
Mias Terri Plonk will serve as
acolyte and Mias Kim Oladden as
crucifer. The Resurrection Church
Choir, under the direction of Donald
Deal, wlU sing “Psalm 108’’ and
"Rejoice Ye Pure In Heart.’’
’Trumpeters, Rodney Deaton, Mark
Sanders, and Robert Swoftord, will
accompany the choir and organ for
the singing of the processional
hymn. Mrs. Aubrey S. Mauney will
be the organist.
Following this Thanksgiving
Celebration the Lutheran Church
Women of Resurrection Church
Imrlte all worshippers to Fellowship
Hall for refreshments and
Dr. Charles Edwards, chairman of
the committee that planned this
servlcs. Invites "allcltisens of Kings
Mountain to come together to offer
praise and thanksgiving to Almighty
Gkxl tor His oontliued blessings to us
as individuals, as a commimlty, and
as a nation.’’
Four Kings Mountain churches
plan Thanksgiving Day breakfasts
and one, St. Matthew’s Lutheran
Church, will hold the traditional
“The Matins Service of Thanks
giving’’ at 10 a. m. on Thursday.
Men of the churches will prepare
and serve the early breakfaM at
Central United Methodist Church at
6 a. m., at First Presbyterian
Church at 7 a. m., at Kings Mountain
Bi^tlst Church at T a. m. and at
Boyce Memorial ARP Church at
7:80 a. m.
Rev. Robert L. Allen will deliver
the sermon at Thursday morning’s
aervlce at St. Matthew’s Church.
Devotional-meditations will fea
ture the services which Rev. Oary
Bryant will lead at Flrat
Presbyterian Church, Rev. Robert
B. Boggan, Jr. at Central United
Methodist, Rev. J. C. Gk>are at Kings
Mowtaln Baptist Church and Dr.
Charles Edwards at Boycs
Memorial ARP Church following
Set At Bethany
Gta'over plans a communlty-wlds
Thanksgiving service Wednesday
evening at 7:80 p. m. at Bethany
Dr. OUn Whltener, the new minis
ter of Shiloh Presbyterian Church In
Orover and Dixon Presbyterian
Church In Kings Mountain, will
deliver the sermon.
All churches In the Orover area
will gather for the service,
suspending traditional midweek
A nursery will be provided for the
Dr. Whltener Is a recent graduate
of Columbia Theological Seminary
In Decatur, Oa.
Wanted: Motorists who may have
picked up a hitch-hiker on Sun., Oct.
8, after 9 p. m., traveling between
Kings Mountain and Shelby, call Sgt.
Richard Reynolds, detective with
the Kings Mountain Police
Kings Mountain Police Depart
ment, continuing Investigation Into
the October 8 murder of Rosemary
Knauer, Cleveland County fair
worker, hope that area cltisens can
provide them with “more leads” In
Sgt. Reynolds reminds that the
Fair closed early on that Simday
night, at 6:80 p. m., and speculates
that the killer may have been on foot
and was given transportation, either
from the Shelby area to Kings
Mountain Inn or from Kings
Mountain to Shelby that evening.
"We request anyone who picked
up a thumbing passenger or
passengers anywhere In this area to
call the police department with thla
Information," said Reynolds.
MAYBE AGAIN IN 197777 - Larry Wood and Lee
McIntyre, campaign chairman and president of the
Kings Mountain United Fund, pose with the Jefferson
Standard Award for Outstanding United Service won by
Fhofo By Ton Melafyn
the ctty last year for conducting such a aaoooaafnl
campaign. KM Is again a contender for the coveted
Over $56^600 Pledged
Kbit j Moun!ali#L'» VjJ Fund
for ' 1977 has pledges totaling
$56,606.78 and the local drive Is well
on its way toward earning the Jef
ferson Standard Award for the sec
ond consecutive year.
The 1977 goal was set at $39,000
and to date has exceeded that goal
by $17,505.78. That final total, m-
cording to Larry Wood, campaign
chairman, might go even higher.
Pete Auerbach, director of
planning for North Carolina United
Way, Inc., told volunteers at the
KM Firmien Asking For Help
ki Toys For Tots Campaign
Kings Mountain Firefighters sire
again asking for help In their annual
Taya For Tots campaign.
Fireman Frank Bums said the
calls tor toys pickups have not been
as many as last year at this point.
However, the firemen do have about
15 bicycles on hand tor repairing and
The former offices ot Durham Life
Ineuranoe on 8. Charokee 8t. are
being used for workshop and display
space this year, according to Fire
Chief Gene Tlgnor. “Youngsters
who qualify for the toys for tots
distribution may go by the offices
and wlndowshop now," TTgnor said.
Any citizens who have new or
repairable toys they are willing to
donate tor the needy youngsters are
asked to csdl the fire depaulmmt at
awa^os btbiquet here last Thursday
"you have done a magnificent job
and have every reason to be proud of
what you have accomplished.”
Auerbach said last year Kings
Mountain earned the Jefferson
Standard Award For Outstanding
United Achievement tor several
reasons. Including exceeding the set
goal by so great an amount and
totals raised compared to
“TTils year you have stiff competi
tion from Salisbury,” Auerbach
said. “But at thla point It doesn’t
appear you have much competition
from neighboring communities and
Last year Kings Mountain also
earned an award for topping all
competition In Its classification.
The community will not actually
know who has won the large troidiy
for the 1977 campaign until late
February of 1977. The winner will be
announced In Greensboro.
At last Thursday's banquet at KM
Junior High Larry Wood called on
campaign division chairmen to
award plaques and certificates to
workers for outstanding work.
Awards were presented to Ron
SANTA’S HELPERS - Fnmk Boras (left) and Bod
Ware are working on repairs and painting of bicycles
donated to this year’s Fire Department Toys For Tots
Photo By Tom MeBilyre
project. Firefighters are donating their time to repair
toys contributed by cltisens which will be distributed to
youngsters In needy himlliea at Christmas.
Osborne, chairman of the liidustrial
dlvialon. This division had a goal of
$34,000, but as of 5 p. m. Thursday
pledges totaled $41,646.83 with still
other Industries not beard from.
OSbome presented awards to the
IndustrlsJ giving leaders, which
Included Armtex, Mauney Hosiery,
Duplex International, Dicey Mills
and Spectnim Textured Fibers. The
latter was the leader for the second
consecutive year. Oertlflcates went
to Charles F. Mauney, Oarl DeVane
and Betty Allen, who represented
Mauney Hosiery, Duplex and
Awards were also presented to Pat
Cheshire, chairman of the com
mercial division, June Lee, chair
person of the professional division,
and Grace Wolfe tor the city em
ployes division. Cheshire presented
certificates of appreciation to Mrs.
Harry Page for Nelsler Brothers and
to Mrs. Polly Phifer.
DeVane presented plaques to both
Wood and 1977 UF Campaign
President Lee A. McIntyre.
Campaign results reported
Thursday are as follows:
Advance Gifts — Larry Wood,
chairman: (3oal $3,000 — received
$1,825; Commercial — Pat
Cheshire: Goal $5,600 received
$6,768.17; Correspondence — Becky
Seism: <3oal$1,000 — received$480;
Industrial — Ron Osborne: Goal
$34,000 — received $41,046.83;
Ministerial — Frank Shirley: Goal
$750 — received $430; Professional
June Lee; Goal $1,600—rscalved
$1,510; Schools — Richard Green:
Goal $8,000 — received $3,38.60; Poat
Office Fred Weaver: Goal $360 —
received $163; City Employes —
Grace Wolfe: Goal $500 — received
$1,869.06 and Hospital - John
Cheshire: Goal $600 — received
The agenclee benefiting from the
Kings Mountain United Fund
campaign Include the Ministerial
Association Helping Hand, Pied
mont Council Boy Scouts, Pioneer
Council Girl Scouts, American Red
Cross, Kings Mountain High Band,
Kings Mountain Rescue Squad,
Kings Mountain High Chorus.
Salvation Army, Cleveland County
Association For Retarded Chlldrwi,
Cleveland County Community
Organisation For Drug Abuse
Prevention (CODAP), and N. C.
Officers and directors elected for
the 1978 United Fund campaign are
Larry Wood - president; Ron
Osfiorne and Pat Cheshire —
campaign chairmen; and Becky
Seism — secretary-treasurer.
Directors . — Scott Clonlnger, Jeiry
Ledford, Joe Roblllard and Grace