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Gastonia Gazette (Newspaper) - November 12, 1965, Gastonia, North Carolina OASTONIA GAZFTTI, Frl., Nov. 13, 1965 I VFW Goals Are Cited By Goodman Member? of Ihe Gaslonia Ro- tary Club stood for a moment of silent prayer Thursday, hon- oring America's war veterans on Veterans Day, The salute was led by Bill Goodman, luncheon speaker, who is commander of the mem- bers of Ite VFW in North Caro- lina, A Gastonia resident, Goodman was invited by George Trakas to speak to Hip Gastonia Ro- tary Club. President Bill Pat- rick presided. "We are quite proud of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. It's an organization that nobody can buy membership in. It has to be earned, by overseas service during wartime in one of the branches of pur armed Goodman said. He said the VFW has two com- mon goals: 11) To provide for disabled veterans and their widows and orphans. (2) To defend the national se- curity. "We Goodman de- clared, "that a Communist is our deadly enemy. The quicker that people in this country wake up to this fact, the better off this country is going to be." Goodman said that more than 22 million veterans are living in the Uniled States. With their families they make up 40 per cent of the population. "We salute our he said, "not only for tbeir con- tribution in time of war, but for the solid citizenship they are showing at all times." The Gastonia Gazette VOLUME 86, NO. 316 Establishes mo-Issued Ettnr Alternoon In The Weil And On Sonto Minting GAZETTE PUBLISHING CO. INC. Office nl-M W. Airline Art. M05J PHI UN t-im__________Gastonia, N.c. J. W. ATKINS pibllsnn JAMES H. ATKINS _ Prei. Gen. Mjr. OAKLAND ATKINS 1st. V.P t, News Dlr. BEN E. ATKINS JR.----------2nd V.P. W. R. UPTON______Sec. Bus. Mgr. BILL WILLIAMS______Associate Editor ROBERT HALLMAN _ MaMjInj Editor LYLE EDWARDS Cirj Editor RAY JIMISON_________Connrr Editor DWIGHT FRADY MARCIA MARTIN Deaths, j Funerals j MRS. DAISY E. WILLIAMS DALLAS Funeral servia were held Wednesday for Mrj> Daisy Eades Williams, U2 Robin son St., who died Monday in a li cal hospital at the age of 74. Officiating at (he 4 p.m. service at the Church o( God were th Hev. Alma Putman Dimsdale o Faith Mission Church and Majo K. 0. Johnson of the Salvatio Army. Interment was in Gasto Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Williams is survived b: her husband, Charles R. Wii liams; two daughters, Mrs Pauline Turner ot Dallas anc Mrs. Ella Frady of Gastonia; on sister, Mrs. Rebecca Campbell o Smyrc: and five grandchildren. Carother.s Funeral Home made the arrangements. M. ALEX CtfRRIE DALLAS M. Alex Currie Dallas R-2, died Thursday in a Lincolnton hospital. He was 64. He is survived by his wife Mrs. Dovie Currie; one brother Floyd Currie of Rockingham: anc two sisters, Mrs. Fred McMurry of Mt. Holly and Mrs. John Baca of Fayetteville. Funeral services are schedule! for Saturday at 2 p.m. in t h e chapel of Warlick Funeral Home incolnton. Burial will be in Arm strong Memorial Cemetery, Gas .onia. POSTAL REGULATIONS REQUIRE US TO COLLECT ALL MAIL SUBSCRIP TIONS IN ADVANCE. All carriers are in- dependent contractors and The Gazette Publishing Company is not responsible for advance payments made to them. Advance payments shoulci be made direct te oer of- fice. Second Class Postage Paid at Gas- North Carolina. Subscription ratti as follows: LAWRENCE C. YOUNT LINCOLNTON Lawrence Carlo Yount, Lincolnton R-2, diec Thursday in a Lincolnton hospita at the age of 86. Surviving are two sons, Alvin Yount of Pineville and L. C. i'ount Jr. of Lincolnton R-2; six daughters Mrs. Charles Curtis 'f Crouse R-l, Mrs. E. A. Hoyle 3f Fallston, Mrs. Hugh H u s s and Mrs. Thomas Wellborn of Lincolnton R-2, Mrs. Coley Sig- mon of Denver and Mrs. Van iherrill of Lincolnton R-3; two irothers, A. S. Yount of Lincoln- on R-2 and S. W. Yount ot Vale 13 grandchildren and 14 rcat-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday at p.m. at Daniels Lutheran Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The body will lie in state at the church 30 minutes prior to serv- ices. The body will remain at War- lick Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends to- night, 7 to 9 o'clock. BY MAIL Length t Time Months Months Year Month Dally Sunday Dally Only 9.10 1JO, Only 1.9S 3.90 7.M M 3% Sails Tat on mall subscriptions sent In or mailed by N.C. Residents anywhere. BY CARRIER Lenglh Tlma 1 Year 13.M 6.M Uo JO Dairy 1 Sunday Months 1 Monlht 1 Month 1 Weak Daily only 18.M 9.10 US 1.50 JS uaday Only 7.10 3.M .19 Special Representative For National Tertisers Jolius Matthews Special Agency NOW IN GASTONIA Hearing Service j 101 5. Marietta GASTONIA Telephone 864-8711 CALL OR WRITE FOR Murry FREE TEST Are YOU Boarding A R-A-T? Get Genuine ROUGH ON RATS MFC. SURE. READY TO USE. GUARANTEED. Edwin Becton's Mother Dies Edwin Lee Becton Jr., of Gas- tonia, has been called to Havelock on account of the death of his mother Thursday afternoon. The funeral is scheduled for Saturday afternoon. MEMORIES AND FISH BRING SPARKLE AGAIN TO is a scene at last night's once-a-year meeting of "The Last Man's Club." Standing left to right are Fred Rhync, Lclarul Alexander, and Ed Colfcy. Seated, from left, are Mrs. Paul Miller of Gaslonia, state president of (he local auxiliary of Veterans of World War One; Dr. A. A. Ilch, and Hoke Hanna, (Photo by Wayne Lawing.) Wit, Fellowship Of Doughboy Regained In Club By DEL LAZENBY The wit and fellowship of the 1918 doughboy prevailed again for two hours Thursday evening when "The Last Man's Club" held its annual Veterans Day assembly at Fred Stowe's Fish on New Hope Rd. "The Last Man's Club" was organized near the end of World War I to continue and promote he comradeship begun in the Tenches of France during the 'irst great international" holo- caust. But, the ranks of The Last ilan's Club dwindle with each )assing year. Three members who had laughed and sung wilh heir buddies at the 1964 Vet- erans Day get-together have passed on in the intervening 12 months. However, some 35 were pre- sent, led by the club's ramrod, Hoke Hanna Sr., to recite their World War One experience for eager ear s, and to consume great quantities of seafood and chicken. "It was a far-cry from the hard-tack we tried to chew for nourishment in 1918 a member said alter Thursday night's meeting. Before adjournment, those at- tending hopefully voted to meet on Veterans Day 1966 at the same place and time. The idea is that the annual sessions will continue until only one man is left of all the names originally on the roster. It was an evening for memories for the oldtimers, all of whom are now in their 70's. The group is a loosely-organiz- ed "club" of Gaston County men who rallied to the Flag dur- ing Germany's first bid for world dominance in the second decade of this century. Though there are presently only about 50 ex'-servicemcn on the roll, all veterans of World War I are eligible to affiliate with their World War One buddies for the annual session of reminiscences. The three veterans who died during the past year were Dr. Philip Malone of Cramerton Barber L. C. Watts of Bessemer City, and Clarence Cashion of East Gastonia. CORRECTION A marriage license listed in The Gazette earlier this week in- correctly identified Clarence Richard Handy of Belmont as Clarence Hardy. The Gazette re- grets this error and is glad to make the correction. WEEKEND SERVICES The Rev. Carl Teague of Tay- (orsville will conduct weekend services for the Hev. Joseph W. Thomas at the Foursquare Church auilding on Welch St., Pecan Grove. Services will be held Fri- day, Saturday and Sunday at 3.rn. and on Sunday at p.m. Special singing is planned. The public is invited. Advertisement Not too early to order All- Jersey Whipping Cream and Hen- ny Penny Egg Nog for Thanks- giving meals and treats call Hunter Dairies, 864-7367. kids cheer when mom breaks out the ice cold Cheerwine. It's the sassiest soft drink ever. Pick up a six pack. SUE OWENS BARBARA RISER BRENDA HARRILL Christmas Parade Dec. 7; Five Queens Announced The streets of downtown Gas- tpnia will be turned into a fan- tasy land at 4 p.m. on Dee. 1. Kids with red noses and rosy cheeks will line the streets to see beauty queens, marching bands, clowns, horses, skaters and myriad other units wind their way through the main thoroughfares. The occasion is the 1965 edi- tion of the annual merchants as- sociation Christmas parade. The parade will precede the arrival of Santa in town. Co-chairmen of the parade committees are Ralph Beam and Frank Matthews. Matthews says the 1965 edition "will be as big, or than last year's and will be in excess of a mile long. Units will include a float fea- turing Captain Windy, the Dur- ham Elfs, the Colvinettes, and the Jane's Dancing School girls from Charlotte, the Charlotte Jr. Police Orum and Bugle Corps, 15 additional floats from Gas- tonia merchants, seven march- ing bands and possibly others, a speciality entry by Howell's Kindergarten, and beauty queens by the score. Five queens announced this week are Sue Owens of Hol- broofc High School, Barbara Ris- er of Tryon High, Brenda Har- rill of Stanley High, Phyllis Ann Howell of Tryon High School and Peggy Jane Blanton of Tryon High School. Miss Owens is the Carrousel Princess from Holbrook High and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde E. Owens of 38 Lake- view Drive, McAdenviile. A senior at Holbrook High, she plans to enter Gaston College next year to seek a major in PHYLLIS HOWELL math or physical therapy. The five-foot-five-inch queen has brown hair and brown 'eyes and is active in many school affairs. A member of the Beta Club, she is also a senior class officer, a member of the Future Teachers of America Club, was named Miss Freshman, Miss Holbrook High School, and serv- ed as freshman and junior graduation marshal. Miss Riser was chosen by the student body of Tryon High to represent them as Miss Tryon High School. Tire 17-year-old of Mr. and Mrs. Clar- ence Riser she has served for the past three years as treasur- er of her class. Barbara also serves as presi- dent of the Future Homemakcrs of America and is treasurer of the Monogram Club, secretary of Ihe Beta Club and is on the Tryonota Staff. She participates in basketball and is captain of PEGGY BLANTON the girls' team. The senior class also elected her "most popular" and the "best sport." Brenda Harrill was chosen to represent Stanley High as Christ- mas Princess especially for the Gasloiiia Christmas Parade. The 17-year-old senior is treas- urer of her class, homecoming sponsor, a member of the Beta Club, Health Careers Club and the Science Club. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Karl H. Harrill. Miss Howell, a senior at Tryon High School, was elected Christ- mas Princess also for the Gas- tonia parade. She holds the superlative An active member of the sen- ior class, she is class reporter, yearbook chairman of the F. H. A., artist for the school paper and a bus driver. She was awarded !he senior superlative "prettiest" by her classmates. Phyllis is the 17-year-old daugh'.er of Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Howell Jr., ot Rings Mountain. Peggy Jane Bianton was chos- en Miss Tryonota by the senior class at Tryon High to repre- sent the Tryon yearbook in the Gaslonia Christmas parade, titles of "best "cut- and "friendliest." She also serves as a reporter for the school paper. Peggy is the 17-year-old (laugh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney H. Blanton of Kings Mountain R-3. Matthews says the Christmas lighls and decorations will be timed on several days before the Christmas parade. The new street decorations, which featur- ed lighted fiber glass belli, wreaths wilh red candles and red am! silver garlands, will be turned on for public viewing Thanksgiving night, Nov. 23. Matihews and Beam in the parade plans are Schneider, Mrs. A. H. Hahn, Mrs. Helen Ddlmger, Bnimicmcr, Cecil Johnson, James H. Atkins. Roger Me- Arver, Charles Fronebcrger, 0. G. Pcnegar, .1. W. Culberison and Paul Thomas. INTRODUCING the shoe with a memory remembers to retain its pleasure, comfort and shape after endless wearings. Classic Wingtip Brogue in cordovan color 37.50 Traditional Wingtip in black or Irish tan grain leather Perennial saddle oxford in tan grain with cordovan 32.50 Superior penny loafer in cordovan color 27.50 the men't floor ;