y\ \ Kinc; MOUMTwn mirror VOL. 88 NO. 86 OCTOBER 26, 1977 15< HGRMD Candidate Forum Set Wednesday At Center Voting citizens can quiz the candidates here Wednesday night. The Cleveland County Voters Registration Association will sponsor a forum meeting beginning at 7:80 p. m. In the Mountaineer Room at the Kings Mountain Community Center. Candidates In the Nov. 8 KM School Board and the ninoff election In district six commissioner rMe have been Invited to attend, address the gathering suid answer questtons on election Issues. William Hager will serve as moderator for the forum. "The association Is working on behalf of the community to create more public awareness of the election process and of the Issues Involved In local elections,” Hager said. "We felt this type of forum would be beneficial to the public and to the candidates so their poslticms on the Issues at stake might be clearly understood.” Invitations have been Issued to Fred Wright Jr. and James J. Dickey, candidates for district six city commissioner seat, and to Bill McDaniel, Dr. Joseph Roberts, Fain Hambrlght, Kyle Smith and Charles F. Mauney, candidates for the Kings Mountain School Board. There are two seats available for the school board In the Nov. 8 elections; one Inside the dty limits and one outside. Candidates Roberts, McDaniel and Hambrlght seek the outside seat while Smith and Mauney seek the Inside seat. Beside the city board runoff and the school board election, voters will also cast ballots on two state-wide bond referendums and five proposed State Constitutional amendments on Nov. 8. Hager said the "public Is urged to attend the Wednesday evening meeting. It should be very wor thwhile Information to help you decide how you will vote on Nov. 8.” Appearance Commission nanning RR Beautification Kings Mountain Appearance Oommlsslon Thursday set Nov. 17 fbr a target data to receive final plans for conatructlmi of a mam moth beautification project on both sides of the railroad from Gold to KCAjnta'.n to the overhead '•ridge In downtown Kings Mountain. Members will meet at 10 a. m. In Council Chambers to set qp a "flow chart” or timetable for cdnstructlon. Hw plan would create a "city beautiful" spot with shrubs, numerous Olnkgo trees and flower beds. Approximately five pariclng qwces on cither aide of the railroad would be eliminated by the con struction and members expressed a desire to confer with downtown merchants before actual con struction Is begun. District 3 Meet Tonight The district three local govern ment meeting Is set for 7:80 tonight In the Mountaineer Room at the KM Oomnminlty Center. Commissioner Corbet Nicholson and Mayor John Moss wUl co-host and Invite all residents of the community, especially district three, to attend. rssiOuPt The extended weather forecast through Thursday Indicates mild temperatures today and Wednesday with possible scattered showers. CTeaiing and cooler temperatures are predicted for Thursday. Highs for today and Wednesday are lower 70s and lows In upper 40s. High Thursday In the aOs and lows In the 80s. Rear Admirai Austin To Speak To Kiwanians Rear Aibnlral Ed Austin at Char lotte wUl msdce the address at Thursday night’s meeting at Kings Mountain Klwanls Club at 0:46 p. m. at the Woman's Club. KIwanlan Lynn Cheshire Is program chairman. Rear Admiral Austin will compare the U. a. Naval Fleet and that of the Soviet Navy In a program which •hould be of Interest to all members end any Interested oltlaena. He will be accompanied to Klnp Mountain by Commander Fleming, U, 8. Navy, and Rick Smallwood of Shelby, Navy recruiter In this area. Mayor John Moss told the 10 members present that as soon as woric on the new public works building Is completed that city crews would be able to assist In the downtown project. Open house at the wr.v yjib'Jc w'-kx facility Is tenta tively set for die weekend of Nov. 18- ao. Mrs. John Cheshire, who presided at the meeting, appointed Mrs. Jim Herndon, Jr. and Mrs. Oeorge Houser to head a committee on Christmas decorating to work with a committee frnn the Merchants- Chamber of Commerce and the city. Mrs. Cheshire asked the group to check Into the possibility of more decorations and lights In the business district. The Ughtsare to be turned on following the Christmas parade. Members unanimously adopted a resolution encouraging Kings Mountain area citizens to adhere to trash pickup schedules In six wards and on mollon by Laura Houser voted to distribute a circular to all residents detailing the collection route and days for collection. City Engineer A1 Moretz said some citizens are depositing trash on the streets and that Items to be collected by city trucks should be left on the owner’s property. "Neighbors can’t walk on the sidewalks If trash Is piled there," declared Moretz, who said that some citizens not observing the collection schedule are leaving trash on the sidewalks for several days before It Is picked up. Mayor Moss suggested that Mrs. Cheshire appoint a committee to review city codes and that members of the Appeswance Commission bring resolutions before the full board of city commissioners at the regular monthly meetings. Members attending the meeting Included two new members, Mrs. Dennis Conner and Odus Cole. Others attending. In addition to the chairman, were Mrs. Charles Alexander, secretary; Mrs. James Herndon, Jr., Mrs. George Houser, Mrs. Humes Houston, and John Watilck. 36 Tie-Breaker Continues To Earn Footbali Money Only five persons turned in perfect cards In last week’s Mirror-Herald football contest. Atle-breaklng guess of 84 points In the N. C. State-Clemson game (won by Clemson 7-3) earned Johnny Cobb of Kings Mountain the $60 first prize. Second place went to Rlcheu'd Gillespie, who guessed 86 on the tie breaker. Others turning In perfect entries Included Mike Spears, G. C. Boone I and Greg Dixon. The game missed by the most contestants was the Hampden Sydney-Davldson contest, won by Hsunpden Sydney M-20. Another contest Is Inside today’s Mirror-Herald and it lists 10 of the top area high school and college games on tap for this weekend. Read over the rules and try your luck at picking the winners. You could be the next $60 winner. LURKING IN BUSHES I — Meet the Tim- berwolf, a man turned Into a raging, bloodthirsty wolf, during the Jaycee Haunted House activities Photo by Tom McIntyre going cm nightly through Oct. 81. Be Careful when you pass through the wolf's lair, especially If you’re a young lady. You know how wolves are. Photo By Gary Stewart , STEPPING HIGH — Even a loa ng bUlgamM at, !;« erjovzbl'. wT .a fans can be entertained by a good band and pretty majorettes. In this photo. Penny Blddlx, a Junior at Kings Moimtaln High, v ms caught doing her act during halftime of the KMHS-South Point game Friday night at Gamble Stadium. The Moiaitalneers, and the band and majorettee, will perform before the home fans tor the last time this season Friday when KM hosts Bast Gaston In Its annual homecoming game. Morehead Committee Nominates John Reed John Reed of Kings Mountain la one of four Cleveland Oountlana nominated for John Motley Morehead Awards by the county Morehead selection committee. The son of Dr. and Mrs. Nathan H. Reed, John will compete In January at the district level with nominees from 10 counties. The awards are worth $11,000 to finance tour year undergraduate educations at UNC- Ciiapel Hill. The other nominees, from Shelby, are Anne Elisabeth Clontnger, Miles M. Lackey and Chris Mitchell. Reed ranks first In his senior class of MO at Kings Mountain Senior High. He Is a member of the Student Participation Organisation, Beta Chib and the basketball and tennis teams. He Is vice president of the National Honor Society, vice president of Mu Alpha Theta and was chief marshal and participated In the Heart Fund drive. Reed was also a National Merit semlflnallst. He won the Woodman of the Worid and Daughter of American Revolution history awards and was voted "Most Likely To Succeed” while attending the Western Chrollna School for The Gifted. Z&P Recommends Lot Rezoning Request The Kings Mountain Zoning and Planning Board met for about five minutes last Thursday night sind voted to recommend approval on the single agenda Item. The request came from Otha and Betty Campbell, 902 Second St., to rezone that property from R8 to NB. The matter will come up for public hearing at the Mon., Nov. 18 city board meeting. The Oampbells want to open a small Independent grocery store In their home, which Is located on four lots adjacent to Shockley’s Store. The Campbell property Is 167.3 feet frontage and 103 feet deep, running from Second to First St. Mrs. Campbell said she and her husband also have plans to open a washerette on the back dde of the property at a later data. ZAP Board members Fred Plonk, Don Blanton, Paul Owens and L. L. Adams voted for favorable recommendation to the city board and Wilson Griffin (by proxy vote) voted against approval of the request. Plonk made the motion tor the vote by saying, "Schockley’s Store Is certainly zoned commercially, so allowing adjacent property to be zoned the same Isn’t spot zoning.” Thursday night's meeting was to handle the same Item of buslneu on the September agenda. Blanton and Adams said they did not receive their notifications of the meeting until two days after the meeting date, so the board Is considering scheduling the monthly meetings earlier In the week and earlier In the day, perhaps around noon.