Bloodmobile Coming Here The Cleveland Coun- ty Bloodmobile will visit Kings Mountain Thursday, November 15, and blood donors are sorely needed to fill goals for this month. The visit is being sponsored by Kings Mountain High School and thus far only 35 donors have registered. The goal is 150 pints. Hours of the visit are 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at B.N. : Barnes Auditorium. : Attend Kiwanis Travel Progr: i | See Page 7-A Joo S. va vw) NC TVR, gxv tA VOL. 97 NUMBER 48 THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1984 KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA JESSE HELMS JIM MARTIN RONALD REAGAN Republicans Win Major Battles In State, Nation OLLIE HARRIS JOYCE CASHION GENE LEGRAND Cashion County’ s First Woman Commissioner Joyce Falls Cashion, 52, of Kings Mountain, became the first woman to be elected to the Board of Cleveland County Commissioners Tuesday as she won election, along with Democrats Gene LeGrand, also of Kings Mounain, and Jack Spangler of Shelby. Unofficial election returns . showed Spangler leading the ticket with 16,267 votes follow- ed by Mrs. Cashion with 15,089 Grover Town Board Monday night authorized Town At- torney, Andy Neisler, to proceed with condemnation procedures to obtain much-needed right-of- way for a sewer system. ; “I move we take whatever procedures we need to get things going,” said Commissioner Land For Sewer Line hd LeGrand with 14,089, Charlie Harry of Grover led the Republican ballot with 10,859 followed by Ruth Wilson with 10,483 and Davis with 9,639. Always predominantly Democratic Cleveland County went Republican, along with Gaston County and a major part of the country Tuesday, giving a landslide victory to Ronald Wilson Reagan, the 40th Presi- dent of the United States, over Ronald Queen in making the motion. It was quickly seconded by Commissioner Bill Camp and Jim Howell and Donald Rich also voted in favor of the mo- tion. Grady Ross was absent due to illness. Turn To Page 5-A Harris To Speak oh At Vet Day Program State Senator J. Ollie Harris of Kings Mountain will make the Veteran’s Day address at Sunday afternoon community-wide Veterans Day at Veteran’s Park of Mountain Rest Cemetery at 2 p.m. : The service is sponsored by the city of Kings Mountain and veterans organizations, including the American Legion Post 155 and Auxiliary and Frank B. Glass Post 9811 VFW. Mayor John Henry Moss will lay the memorial wreath after the address by Mr. Harris. Senator Harris was re-clected Tuesday to another term in the North Carolina Senate. “We invite the community to come out in large numbers to honor all our'veterans on Sun- day”, said Post 155 Commander Frank Hamrick, a member of the committee on arrangements for the service. Democrat Walter Mondale, and Reagan’s strong showing pulled many other Republican can- didates across the nation. Republican Senator Jesse Helms won election to his third term in the U.S. Senate with 55 percent of the vote over N.C. Governor Jim Hunt and three- term U.S. Congressman Jim Martin of Charlotte, in his long- shot for Governor, will become ‘the second Republican governor tionas race with John Carrington, . Republican. Reagan’s coattails reached! from Murphy to Manteo in North Carolina and straight ticket voting by Democrats and Republicans assured newfaces from area courthouses to the ex- ecutive mansion and state house in Raleigh and in the nation’s capital where Republicans pick- ed up 14 House seats, two Seante seats, and at least two governorships, including North Carolina. President Reagan became the first President in U.S. history to win a back-to- back landslide and television newscasters were predicting asearly as 8:45 p.m. and based on “exit surveys” as voters left the polls, Tuesday’s election would be a stinging defeat for the Democrats. In neighboring Gaston Coun- ty veteran N.C. House in- cumbents Sam Beam, D.R. Mauney, both of Cherryville, and Joe Roberts of Gastonia lost to. Republicans and on the Gaston County Board of Com- PHOTO BY LIB STEWART “HARVEY” OPENS FRIDAY The Little Theatre will open “Harvey” Friday night at 8 p.m. in Park Grace Auditorium. Jim Champion, left, and Heather Eradehew are two of the delightful “characters” in the comedy. | Lieutenant Governor in a House incumbents Edith Luiz, - missioners all four Republicans won their races with Democratic challengers. Gloria Musard, veteran Gaston County Register of Deeds, lost in her reelection bid to Alice Blackwell Browne. Gaston County Commissioners, like Cleveland County Commis- sioners, elected a woman to the ‘board in the person of Mary Lou Craig, Republican. Kings Mountain Senator J. Ollie Hastis, who was unoppos. Jack Hunt and Charles (Bebe) Owens, were re-elected. “Voters at the East Kings Mountain, West Kings Moun- tain, Grover and Bethware precincts, like voters all over the county and state, were greeted by chilly weather and long lines at the polls but the overnight low temperature of 41 degrees didn’t keep them away from the polls early and all day, asa record number of voters turned out at Kings Mountain’s polling places and all over the county. Local registrars were swamped with voters all day and at one time the lines almost reached the 7-11 Store across Phifer Road from the National Guard Armory. Voters. were waiting in line at the Community Center at 6 a.m. Precinct official Mrs. Bob Maner said that Ea were combined with other figures across the state and na- tion to form CBS predictions. Mrs. Maner called CBS as soon as the polls closed with totals in the Presidential, senatorial, and gubernatorial races. At Grover, where the automatic voting machines were not in use, precinct worker Jackie Rountree said the voting Ring Mountain y process had run smoothly. Most of the voters, she said, seemed to know who to vote for and had little questions. Workers stood by to assist voters in placing their paper ballots in the various boxes and numerous voting booths were in use in the Grover Rescue Squad where voters turn- ed out in a steady stream all day. Joyce Falls Cashion said one of the big Shelby boxes en- “and : tion officials. She said that lines were long at all precincts in Cleveland County. Republican incumbent Rep. -Jim Broyhill, 57, of Lenoir, was declared an early winner in the 10th District. Congressman Broyhill won a 13th term against Democrat Ted Pooney, 55, a Granite Falls dairy farmer. Causby $100 Winner Jacque Causby of 107 Center Street, Kings Mountain, correctly predicted 14 of 17 winners to take the $100 prize in last week’s Herald football contest. Miss Causby edged out three other contestants by coming closer to the tie-breaking score of 27 points in the Florida-Auburn game, won by the Gators 24-3. Miss Causby, Cindy Benton of 206 North Sts and Penn State’s win over Boston College. Benton missed the West Virginia-Virginia game, the Syracuse victory over Pitt and Presbyterian’s win over Gardner-Webb. Howell missed Maryland’s vic- Street, Kings Mountain, Samuel Howell of P.O. Box 265, Kings Mountain, and Sandra Gregory of Route 3, Bessemer City, all picked 14 winners. On the tie-breaker, Causby picked 37 points, Benton 38, Howell 51 and Gregory 68. Only 17 of the 20 games listed in last week’s advertisements were counted because three of the games were placed on the page in error and were not played last week. Causby’s only misses were York’s win over Clover, Virginia’s upset victory over West Virginia tory over UNC, Florida’s win over Auburn and Penn State’s win over Boston College. Gregory missed R-S Central’s win over Kings Mountain, Cherryville’s victory ‘over Fred T. Foard and Syracuse’s win over Pitt. Other winners last week were East Burke over Ashbrook, Bandys over Bessemer City, Shelby over East Gaston, Huss over South Caldwell, Georgia Tech over Duke, Clemson over Wake Forest, South A&M. Carolina over N.C. State and SMU over Texas The last contest of the season is inside Ts Herald. Pick the most winners and get us your entry by 4 p.m. Friday and you’ll get the final $100 check. Only one entry per person will be accepted. LT To Present Harvey The curtain will go up Friday night at 8 p.m. on “Harvey”, a three-act comedy by Mary Chase, by the cast of the Kings Mountain Little Theatre. Joe Ann (Boots) McDaniel is directing the hilarious show which will be presented again on Saturday night at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 3 p.m. in Park Grace Auditorium. “Harvey” will also be presented Nov. 16 and Nov. 17 at 8 p.m. each evening. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for students and senior citizens. The show is funded by a grant from the N.C. Arts Society. Jim Champion, who also played the lead role in 1977 when KMLT presented “Harvey”, will again play Elwood P. Dowd, the eccentric professor who has a make- believe friend named “Harvey”, a six foot white rabbit that only he can see. Myrtle Mae Sim- mons, Elwood’s niece who despises the “Pooka”, is again played by Cathy Moretz who was in the 1977 cast, and lead female role. Dr. Bob Baker, who portrays Judge Omar Gaffney, was also a member of the original cast and appears again in the same role. Dr. Baker’s wife, Mary Louise Baker, is a newcomer to the cast and portrays Veta Louise Sim- mons, mother of Myrtle Mae, who moves to the Dowd home to introduce her daughter to society. Mrs. Aubrey Mauney portrays Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet, Heather Bradshaw is Ruth Kel- ly, the nurse, John Grant is Dwayne Wilson, Chip Caldwell is Lyman Sanderson, M.D., Steve Marlowe is William R. Chumley, M.D. and. Esther Muench is Betty Chambley. David Grant portrays E.J. Lofgren. Setting for the play is the library of the Dowd mansion and reception room of Chumley’s Rest Home, a sanitarium. = Since Elwood’s mother has died, his sister Veta Mae Simmons, and her daughter, Myrtle Mae, return home to live with Elwood. At an afternoon tea in which Myrtle Mae is introduced to society, Elwood brings his “Harvey” with him and literally breaks up the party. The fun continues when Vita tries to committ “Harvey” to the sanitarium. 0 (Pred modT Ave. Fugs IT Ne gore ay At KMHS

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