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Kings Mountain National
Military Park continues its
season of evening programs this
weekend, July 30 and 31.
On Friday, July 30, Dr.
Joseph Tally, an amateur her-
patologist, will present the ever
popular program, “Don’t Tread
On Me.” This program centers
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OL’ BRER TOM is proud to have
served as a conservation officer in
my younger years, and one of the
more enjoyable aspects of the job
was helping others to understand
better and more deeply enjoy the
outdoors and its wild creatures.
One of the less enjoyable involve-
ments was apprehending violaters
of the laws protecting our wild
creatures, such as poachers who
spotlight game at night, hunt during
the closed season, or take more than
the law allows.
With so many more hunters and
fishermen per acre of land and
water today then we had “back
then” it is even more important that
scofflaws, and greedy cusses who
take more than the allowable limits,
But, as I quickly learned, one
around the myths and folklore
surrounding the snakes common
to this region. Dr. Tally will
remove all of the common fears
associated with these helpful rep-
tiles. One will have the chance to
observe the Tally collection of
various snakes. Those who are
interested should meet at the Na-
from... Tom Mann
conservation officer has to cover a
heap of territory and despite total
effort on his part, even working
around the clock, he needs help.
Your help. That's right, as a hunter
and/or fisherman you can help him
preserve your outdoors for coming
Many states have “violator alert”
programs where you phone in the
name, or license number, of a
violator. You do not get involved
because you are assigned a code
number, your name is not necessary,
just the tipoff. So, get involved, help
protect our wildlife!
REMEMBER: Wild creatures
have no words, so they can't talk.
You can speak for them. And, in so
doing you are helping preserve the
outdoors for those to follow. It's a
trust we all should share.
245 W. Main Ave., Gastonia, N.C.
1535 Burtonwood Dr.
137 S. Main St.
Mt. Holly, N.c
tional Park Visitor Center at
On Saturday, July 31, two
participants of the Battle of
Kings Mountain will reminisce
about their various experiences
encountered on October 7, 1780,
as they guide you on a
candlelight tour of the Bat-
tlefield Trail. The two par-
ticipants will offer both sides of
the battle, Patriot vs. Loyalist.
This program will enhance your
knowledge of the battle noted as
the “Turning Point in the
South.” All visitors are asked to
meet at the National Park
Visitor Center at 8 p.m.
Weather permitting, the Liv-
ing History program also con-
tinue on Saturday and Sunday
afternoons. A Revolutionary
War campsite will be set up near
the Visitor Center and tended by
park employees in Revolu-
tionary period dress. The camp
will feature cooking over an
open fire and also musket and ri-
fle demonstrations at 1, 2, 3, and
The 179-year-old Howser
House will be open for visitation
on Sunday afternoons from 1
until 4 p.m. A member of the
park interpretive staff will be sta-
tioned at the house to reveal the
history behind this locally
famous rock structure.
Other ongoing daily programs
include an 18-minute film—K-
ings Mountain-Turning Point in
Thursday, July 29. 1982-KINGS MOUNTAIN HERALD-Page 7A
Dr. Tally’s Snake Program Set At KMNMP
the South, an 8-minute audio-
visual museum exhibit program,
1.5 mile Battlefield Trail, 16 mile
system of hiking trails, 10 mile
system of horse trails. :
The public is encouraged and
invited to attend all programs.
There are no admission fees for
any of the programs.
For further information con-
tact Chris Revels at (803)
All boys ages 8 to 13 interested in
playing football for the Kings Moun-
Club may register
August 2 at 5 p.m. at City Stadium.
Practice will begin on August 3.
The Optimist Club will field three
teams. Boys ages 9-10-11 who weigh
no more than 100 pounds are eligible
to play for the pee wees. Boys ages 8-9
2 at 5 p.m.
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who weigh no more than 85 pounds
may play for the junior pee wees. Boys
ages 11-12-13 who weigh no more than
115 pounds may play for the junior
midgets. All teams will compete in the
Greater Gaston County Conference.
Be sure to be at City Stadium August
WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS!
1. DO NOT operate any electrical switches.
2. Extinguish all open flames. DO NOT use matches, cigarettes or other possible
sources of ignition.
3. Open doors and windows to ventilate the structure.
4. Evacuate the occupants of the structure to a safe distance if necessary.
5. Contact the gas department immediately thru the numbers listed below.
Kings Mountain Natural Gas Department 739-8139 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Kings Mountain Police Department 739-3636 24 hours
Kings Mountain Fire Department 739-2551 24 hours
Section 192-615(d) EMERGENCY PLANS D.O.T. Subpart L-operations 7/22/82
City of Kings Mountain Natural Gas Department, Jimmy Maney Superintendent
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Dixie Village and
2nd level Eastridge
shop Dixie Village 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastridge Mall 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
(both stores closed on Sundays)
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