re a. > efi group. Sh Ta ert TIT wt I PA ey i He Es as le ov PEP rr wv ae ue AE Sr re rl aR i > wr wah wd PJ ait adn It's that time again. Herald football contest. prize. around the country. Football is just around the corner, and so is the ever-popular ane contest, which is found inside today’s paper. will run for the next 10 weeks, and will give area sports fans the chance to show their skills at picking the winners and winning the $75 Each week's contest will feature the area high school games as well as some of the major college and pro games from Football Contest Begins To enter, one must simply look over the list of games and enter on the entry form the name of the team he thinks will win. All entries should be addressed to Herald Football Con- test, P.O. Box 752, Kings Mountain, N.C. 28086, and must be in our hands by 5 p.m. Friday. Only one entry per person will be accepted. Please do not predict final scores. As in the past. one game will be designated as the “tie- breaker” game, and in that game, contestants should predict the total number of points to be scored by both teams. If the tie-breaker cannot decide a clear winner, the $75 prize will be divided if there is no more than a two-way tie. If more than two tie, a drawing will decide the winner. In all cases, the decision of the judges will be final. £ rei a wr adie 4 ¥ ~ 2 H- OQ S53 ogo Q 3 wn nO - =< UR Bar 0 +» 0'3 ~ 20 Hen NO © BY Oct. = © oP < 0 AT RIGTT VOLUME 95, NUMBER 36 Help! Citizens Ask Broyhill To Help Save The Older America By GARY STEWART Editor Over 50 area senior citizens appeared at the Kings Mountain Governmental Services Facilities Center Monday to urge Con- gressman James Broyhill to help over-ride President Reagan’s re- cent veto of the appropriations bill. : The citizens are afraid Reagan’s veto will eliminate Ti- tle V funds which provide employees for the successful Kings Mountain Aging Pro- gram. : 3 Teresa Melton, coordinator for the KM Aging Program, served as spokeswoman for the stores and groce: the coordinator of the transpor- tation program, Mrs. Melton said. All three employees are part-time. If those employees are lost, Mrs. Melton said, it would leave the Center with one full-time (Mrs. Melton) and four part-time employees. The part-time employees include two drivers, a bookkeeper and a janitor. The ci- ty could lose 9 employees who are hired through the Title V program and Cleveland County faces a loss of 16 employees. But, the main concern of Mrs. Melton and the senior citizens who attended the meeting, is that the loss of funds would af- fect about 100 of the 239 senior citizens involved in the program. Mrs. Melton estimated that 50 citizens a week would have to give up the daily programs at the Senior Center and another 50 would lose transportation to doc- tor’s offices, drug stores and grocery stores. Fi Photo by Gary Stewart The program would also lose ~~ non<ity employees driving city- TAKING AIM - Peggy Davison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. Davison and a senior at Kings Mountain High School. is ready to gun down some unfriendly creatures that will be invading John Gamble Stadium on Friday nights this fall. Peggy's the Mountaineer for the KMHS football team. She's gunning for Bulldogs, Warriors, Raiders, Wildcats, and Lions...especially Lions. Peggy and the Moun- taineers will take aim on the Burns Bulldogs as the football season gets underway Friday at 8 p.m. at Gamble Stadium. ks % JIM BROYHILL surance problems with owned vehicles. Mrs. Melton said the KM pro- gram serves senior citizens of the Kings Mountain School District. In addition to the daily meals and transportation programs, the center sponsors classes, health fairs and other activities. “In the in-house services, volunteers could be safely used,” Mrs. Melton said. “But because of the insurance problems and personal safety, we would not be able to use volunteer drivers.” She said with the high cost of gasoline, it would be difficult to arrange to have volunteer drivers use their own personal vehicles for transport. The center sponsors a meals on wheels program, which car- ries a hot meal each weekday to citizens who are not able to go to the center. But Mrs. Melton said those persons must be medically disabled to qualify, and the 50 persons who lose the daily meals program would not qualify. ns Act tot THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 2, 1982 Mrs. Melton said nationally, 54,000 older Americans stand to lose their jobs if Title V funds are eliminated. “Most of them are low-income people that, if they lose their jobs, would "qualify for food stamps and . welfare,” she said. But, Broyhill, who was mak- ing a tour of several towns in the 10th Congressional District, said Reagan’s veto does not necessarily mean that those -funds would be eliminated. “This bill is far bigger than just Title V,” Broyhill said. “There were a number of objec- tions the President had to various parts of it, but he had to ‘a look at t. | in regar he total amount th there.” Broyhill said he is undecided on whether or not he’ll vote to over-ride the veto. “My estimation is that if it is upheld, Congress would go back to the drawing board and give the bills that are more favorable to what he asked for, or either freeze the funds to the amount spent during the past year,” he said. Broyhill said the Older Americans Act has been ”in- ‘valuable to programs and in- valuable assistance in keeping senior citizens active in the com- munity.’ Broyhill said The Older Americans Act represents about $200 million of the $14 billion package. “There are many other programs in this bill that were objected to by the White House,” he said. (Turn to Page 2-A) at’s in Body Found In Park A Charlotte Boy Scout troop hiking around the trail at Kings Mountain National Military Park last Saturday morning found a man hanging from a tree. The man was identified as Daniel John Manhal, 21, of Charleston, S.C. His death was ruled suicide by York County Coroner Cotton Howell, who said the man left a note in his car. - Park officials said they did not notice Manhal’s car in the park- ing lot when they closed Friday night, but saw it when they opened Saturday morning. Manhal’s body was found about six-tenths of a mile up the trail, near the two monuments. Manhal was a nuclear engineer assigned to the USS Stonewall Jackson at the Charleston Naval Base. Further investigation has been turned over to the U.S. Navy. TALKS FOR AGING - Rev. Noah Caldwell addresses a question to Congressman James Broyhill Monday on behalf of area senior citizens, who are hoping he will vote to over- Bloodmobile Thursday At Grover The Cleveland County Red Cross Bloodmobile will visit Grover’s First Baptist Church Thursday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The visit is sponsored by the Grover community and industries. The goal is 50 pints. ‘agriculture fairs 25° KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA ‘ride President Reagan's recent veto of the ap- propriations bill. Broyhill was at Kings Moun- tain City Hall on his annual tour of cities in the 10th Congressional District. Conner Found Guilty, Gets Three More Years A McDowell County jury found Donald C. Conner Sr. of Kings Mountain guilty Wednes- day of a charge of soliciting the murder of Gaston County Sheriff C.L. Waldrep. Conner was sentenced to three years in prison. He is cur- rently serving an 18-t0-20 year sentence for attempting, to bomb Waldrep’s house in April of 1979. Ernest Lyall of Sparta testified that Conner offered him $10,000 and a Ford truck in March to kill Waldrep. He said the offer was increased to $20,000 in May. Another prisoner, James Self, testified that Conner also talked to him about killing Waldrep. He said he turned down the offer and notified Waldrep. Conner claimed he was fram- ed and six inmates and Conner’s wife, Betty, testified in his behalf. Conner said he did not have $20,000 and Mrs. Conner said her husband had never own- ed a 1967 Ford truck. She said the family has suffered financial ly since her husband’s imprison- ment and that she works for a minimum wage at a Shelby restaurant and her home is mor- tgaged to pay lawyer’s fees. “It’s not true. It’s just not true,” Conner said after the ver- dict. Conner claimed he was also , framed on the bombing attempt on Waldrep’s home. He said he knew who was responsible but he didn’t cooperate with law en- forcement officers because of fear. “It involved dangerous people. I refused to put my family in the position of getting killed if I talk- ed about it,” he said. Bethware Fair Slated For September 14-18 The annual Bethware Fair will be held September 14-18 on the grounds of Bethware Elementary School. For the first time this year, the fair will run for five days, begin- ning on Tuesday and continuing through Saturday night. Bethware is one of the few in North Carolina which does not charge an admission price. . The fair, sponsored by the Bethware Progressive Club, will feature Childress rides, exhibits, concessions, games and contests for children, and special draw- ings. The gates will open at 4 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, 1 p.m. on Thursday, 3 p.m. Friday and 1 p.m. Saturday. It will close at midnight Saturday. ; Entries for general exhibits EN EN A Er Sr mt must be received on Mon., Sept. 13 from 5 p.m. through 8 p.m., and Tues., Sept. 14, from 10 a.m. through 8 p.m. Judging will be held on Wed., Sept. 15 and en- tries will be released Sat., Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. Mrs. Betty White will be direc- tor of the women’s department and will be assisted by Mrs. Vi- vian Lovelace. Mrs. Hilda Kiser is director of the school exhibits, John Grant is director of the farm and machinery department and Cameron Ware is director of the agriculture department. The Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Department will be in charge of parking. Parking fee will be 50 cents per car. Queen of the Fair will be Jerri Patterson and LeeAnn Masters is Little Miss Bethware Fair Queen. TA LP A a h is dui

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