THE TUESDAY EDITION
VOL. 88 NO. 41
TUESDAY. MAY M, 187T
To Be Hired
Eollowlng leveral Interview
meeting* the city’* per*onnel
committee wa* to recommend to the
board of comml**toner* that Ed
ward Dwyer and Walter OUl* be
hired a* the euperlntendent oi public
work* and the foreman of etreet*,
'water and newer conatructlon.
Dwyer, 48, of Riviera Beach, Fla.
ha* been employed a* director of
utUltle* at Rivera Beach *lnce 1073.
0111*, 41, 1* a native of Avery
Oounty and for the paat three year*
h** been the euperlntendent of
newer department In Canton, Ohio.
Since the death of Hal Hick*, who
nerved a* the etreet*, water and
newer conntructlon foreman, there
ha* been no one appointed to head
thl* relatively new department.
Both Mayor John H. Mo** and
Bhiglneer A1 Moretc have taken
turn* handling the public woilc*
Mayor Moan nald of the etreet*,
water and newer conntructlon
department "With the growing
requent* for nervlce* by cltlsena and
the requirement* from the En
vironmental Protection Agency and
state regulation* for water and
newer conntructlon, It wa* necessary
to add thl* department to the city's
public work* program.”
Hume* Houston, chairman of the
personnel committee, nald the
committee advertised tor a public
works director In the municipal
trade magazine* and the ap
plication response wa* large. The
committee Interviewed seven ap
plicant* before deciding on Dwyer
and 0111* a* their recommendation
to the full board. Commissioner*
James Childers and Norman King
also serve on the personnel com
Since The Mirror-Herald went to
press before the recommendation*
ccune before the commlsslonera
Monday night, the full story of the
vote will be carried In the Thursday
Ladies Ni^ Banquet Set
Dr. Stanley F. Hardin, Shelby
chiropractor, will present a
program of entertainment and
music to highlight the annual ladle*
night banquet Tuesday night of
King* Mountadn Lions Club at 7 p. m.
at King* Mountain Inn.
lion W. K. Mauney, Jr. 1*
^Irjman of the arrangement*
New officer* of die King* Moun
tain lion* Club will assume duties
Tuesday. They are; Rev. Oeorge
Sherrill, president; Ronald Dale
Dodbey, first vice president; Edwin
Moore, second vice president; W. K.
Mauney, Jr., dilrd vice president;
BUI O. Bates, secretary; Johnny
Reavls, treasurer; Howard Brysmt,
tall twister; Jack Hauser, Uon
tamer; smd director for 1078
replacing Orady ChUders, Hal
Plotik'; and directors for 1070, Don
Olstsa. C; 'r. Barry and Clarence
Steak and aU the trimmings wlU
Commencement exercises for 340
King* Mountain Senior High School
^senior* will begin on May 80th with
the baccalaureate sermon and
culminate on May 81 with gradua
The baccalaureate service wUl be
bald In B. N. Barnes Auditorium.
Oraduatlon exercise* will be held In
John Gamble Memorial Stadium.
Both program* are at 8 p. m.
Minister* partlelpatlng In the
Simday night program are all
father* of graduating senior*. Rev.
J. C. Ooare, pastor of Kings
Mointaln Baptist Church, will give
the Invocation; Rev. Timothy Ooode
wUl read the scripture; Rev. RusseU
Hinton wUl Introduce the speaker,
and Rev. T. F. Shlriey will pray the
Principal speaker wlU be Rev. C.
Oeorge SherrUl, pastor of Grace
Unttsd Methodist Church.
The aeotor CMr ot KMlHi wlU
sing “I’ll Walk With God’’ and
"Psu-Ung Blessing” at commence
ment exercise* at which diplomas
will be presented by Principal
Forrest Wheeler, Supt. Donald
Jones and John David Reed, chief
Also participating on the program
will be Robin Spears, Invocation;
Kevin AUlson who wlU present Class
President Mike Bumgarner for the
welcome; and welcoming remarks
by Wesley Narron, SPO president.
Treasurer John Maurice Gamble
wUl present the class gift and ac
ceptance wttl be made by P. A.
Francis, chairman of KM Bosurd of
After singing of "Alma Mater,”
Cynthla Short will pronounce the
All students psu^clpatlng are
class officers and seniors.
The Kings Mountain High Ninth
Grade Band will play the traditional
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Photo By Tom McIntyre
CHRISTOPHER 0(»^ OONDUOTS - On Ihm., May 38 the ananal Spring
Band Concert wUl be held at 8 p. m. In Barnes Auditorium. Featured selecttons
will be played by the Central School seventh grade band, the Junior High seventh
and eighth grade bands and by the Kings Mountain Senior High Blaser Band.
Conducting will be Donald Deal and Christopher Cole. The public Is cordially
invited to attend and the admission Is free. This Is the last public concert before
the end of the 1978-7T school year.
Braid To Perform
At Gastonia Fete
The Swinging Mountaineers Band
from the Kings Mountain Senior
Citizens Program will represent the
city Wed., May 36 at the District 8
Senior Citizens Picnic In Gastonia's
Kenneth George, coordinator of
the KM aging program, said 80-86
senior citizens, band members, will
attend the festlvltle*.
TTie picnic Is scheduled fi-om 10 a.
m. until 4 p. m. Horseshoes, bingo,
checkers, skittles, singing, square
dancing and other games and
contests for prizes are planned.
cynthla Byars of the OsMtonla
Recreation Department, event
sponsor, said the activities will also
Include a costume and talent con
Rev. George said the local senior
citizens band was Invited to attend
and play for the guests after they
were heard performing tor the
district meeting held recently at
King* Mountain Inn.
A Coffee Break at the National
Guard Armory this Memorial Day
weekend will be held from Friday,
May 37th, at 4 p. m. until Monday at
6 p. m.
Members will be accepting
donations to pay for the CPR film for
Kings Mountain cltlaana
Qeveland Tech Vote
Scheduled For June 7
A total of 39.536 (arsons are:
eligible to vote In the June 7 bond
referendum In Cleveland Oounty.
The $5 million bond referendum Is
designed for construction at Cleve
land County Technical Institute. If
approved, the bond money will be
used for new classrooms, Ubrsu'y
facilities, shop>8, offices and labs.
Gay Champion, executive
secretary of the Cleveland County
Board of Elections said that persons
expecting to be absent from the
county on June 7 who wish to vote by
absentee ballot have untU 6 p. m.
June 1 to make application.
The May 9 registration, according
to the elections board figures. In
dicate that over 5,000 persons In the
Kings Mountain area are eligible to
vote In the June 7 special referen
East Klt^gs Mountain precinct has
l, 802 persons registered. West KM
has a total of 2,933. Grover voters
total 681 and at Bethware 906 per
sons are eligible to vote.
Grover and Bethware voters will
go to the polls at the community
center and National Guard Armory,
The polls will be open frran 6:30 a.
m. until 7:30 p. m.
Wm Aid Bickley
A benefit golf tournament Is to be
held at the Kings Mountain Country
Club on Sat., June 11.
All profits from this tournament
will be donated to the Brian Bickley
Fund at the First Union National
Bank of Kings Mountain.
The tournament will be open to the
public and everyone Is encouraged
to attend. The format of the tour
nament will be the Cblloway flighted
system In which everyone has an
equal chance to be a winner.
Numerous prizes will be awarded
such as merchandise, golf balls, and
equipment Prizes will be awarded
toe low score, high score, low total
putts, high total putts, longest drive
on number 2, shortest drive on
number 1, closest to the hole cn all
par 8’8 and many others.
In order to enter, each person
must contribute $30 or more. Thl*
donation Includes green fee and
refreshments (sandwiches and
Send entry fee along with com
pleted entry form. Entries must be
received before Wed., June 8.
Submission of entry fee
automatically qualifies you for the
All participants are to report to
Kings Mountain Country Club at 9 a.
m. Sat., June U and check in at the
scorer’s tent for a shotgun start
beginning at 0:80 a. m.
TENNIS OHABfPS - Msabsn EM ntag»
Mmutain High »■■!* teMU aa« OomS BS Ooy pose
with ehamphwahlp trophies won la last week’s Westera
N. O. High SehoolB Aetivtttes Assodatlaa tenraameat at
Shelby. Left to rig^t are Scott Saaualtt aad Kevla
nfcrnhcsil KM’s dooblee entry whieh finished second
ant of M teams, third from left Is Ooaeh Ooy with the
Fhote By Oory Stewsrt
team chansploBBhlp trophy and tar right I* Tim Riddle,
who wca the M-ooniereace aad asaodatfon single*
ohampIcBshhts aad was named player of the year In
both the aasooMtIoa aad the Southwestern Oonferenoe.
Stories and more plotnres on the toomameat are on
pages six through eight.
Playing partner preference (If you have one)
Please enclose check or money order In the amount of 830 or more made
out to Brian Bickley Benefit Tournament and mall to Box 1063, Kings
Mtn., N. C. 38086.
All entries must be received by Wed., June 8.
It’s Reunion Time.
Classes of 1084 through 1060 are
planning a big class reunion at Beth
ware School May 38th at 6 p. m.
Invitatlans have been mailed to
360 Bethwsire alumni.
The event will begin with a 6 p. m.
picnic on the Bethware School
grounds and all class members are
asked to bring well-packed picnic
baskets and tea, said members of
the arrangements committee.
Former principals and teachers
ar* also Invited to attend.
DR. SARA SIN AL
Dr. Sinai k
Dr. Sara H. Sinai, formerly of
Kings Mountain, has been promoted
to assistant professor of pediatrics
and family medicine at the Bowman
Gray School of Medicine of Wake
Her promotion was one of 21 an
nounced by Dr. Richard Jsuieway,
dean of the medical school. The
promotions are effective July 1.
Dr. Sinai Is the daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. Paul Hendricks, 808 West
Mountain St.. Kings Mountain
She was appointed to the Bowman
Gray faculty In 1076 and has been
active In the school's teaching and
patient care programs.
A graduate of Wake Forest
University, she received the M. D.
degree from the University of North
Carolina School of Medicine. She
completed residency training at
North Carolina Baptist Hospital
where she was presented the House
Officer Teaching Award by Bowman
Gray students In 1974.
She Is married to Paul Allen Sinai