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Watauga Democrat. (Boone, Watauga County, N.C.) 1888-current, September 26, 1957, Image 1

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BOONE, WATAUGA COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER M, VOLUME LXX.— NO. 13 SIGNS OF THE TIMES . . Typical Football Crowd in Appalachian College Stadium. Mountaineers Suffer Defeat; First Conference Tilt Shapes Appalachian State Teachers College Mountaineers went down in defeat before East Tennessee State Teachers College Saturday night at Johnson City, Tenn., with a score of 20-7. In doing so, they lost the services of a freshman quarterback who was expected to lead them in their football wars this season. Jack Justice, who quarterbacked his team to victory over Presbyterian in the locals opener, suffered a broken wrist in the second quarter, and x-rays over the week end confirmed the report that he would be mising from the Mountaineers' lineup the balance of the season. Appalachian was not able to make a score until the third quarter, when they made a 65-yard touchdown drive. Quarterback Ansel Glendenning carried the ball over on a 37-yard run, and Claude Midkiff kicked the ball through the props to make the extra point. Coach Star Wood's Buccaneers made the first score on the last play of the first quarter after re coverinf a fumble on the Mountaineer 18-yard line. Joe Dixon hit Ronald Brooks with a 17-yard aerial for a touchdown on the third play from scrimmage. Larry Ledford converted. Appalachian took the ensuing kickoff and traveled down to East Tenneessee's 15-yard line before the Buccaneer forward wall took over on downs. Just two plays later, Bob Lindsey went 61 yards for East Tennessee's second score, with Don Lobertini converting. The Bucs led 144 at halftime. The final touchdown was made the Tennessee boys when they traveled 43 yards to the end zone. Jim Krause carried the ball over with a three-yard plunge. Coach Bob Broome's boys made some good defensive displays, one time when the Bucs were knocking on the touchdown door just a few feet of (coring position. The Apps held them there throkgh three try* and took the ball when the Bucs failed to go aver. Statistics of the game were: Appalachian ETSC t First Downs It 180 ... No. Yds Rushing 371 11 Yds. Lost Ruahing ... 11 4 Passes Attempted 10 1 ... Passes Completed 3 12 ..." Net Yds. Passing 33 t.... Passes Intercepted by .... . 0 8 No. Punts 4 33 Punting Average ....„ 30 i ... Fumbles 4 3 Fumbles Lost 2 88 Yds. Penalized 00 Western Carolina Here Saturday Coach Broome will be host to Coach Dan Robinson of Western Carolina College at College Field Saturday night when the Mountain eers try out their first North State Conference foes of the season. The Mountaineers will be trying to fcrget their defeat last week by East Tennessee as they seek to tromp the Catamounts, who have failed to win either of their first two games. For the first time this year the Mountaineers will be facing a more evenly matched team, as far as weight goes. According to the starting lineup released by the two coaches, almost every position will be closely matched in weight by their opponents. The Catamounts will be l£d by quarterback John Mugford, 193junior transfer from the University of Notre Dame. He is said to be an excellent ball handler, a good passer, and a top runner. (Continued on page two) Parkway School Teachers Provide College Scholarship Facilities The faculty of Parkway School it establishing a scholarship fund for the purpose of helping outstanding Parkway students through Appalachian State Teachers College. Each year two or more students will be choaen from the eighth grades to compete in high school for the scholarship award. During the students senior year in high school the Parkway faculty, in conjunction with teachers of Appalachian High School, will choose one former Parkway student as the recipient of the scholarship. Students will be selected on the basis of need and initiative, as well as scholarship, character, and citizenship. Competing students are expected to finish their high school training in the upper 20% of their graduating daises. The scholarship fund arrangement is a long range program. Faculty members contribute annually an amount sufficient to aee one student through one year of college. The fund la being established this year and will be added to each year for four years. The first student to receive the benefit of this program will finiah the eighth grade at Parkway School this year. Hence when the child has completed four years of high school, and has met the standard required, he will enter college, to be followed in turn by one stu dent each year. The scholarship program is designed to provide only the immediate necessities for the student. Students, through their continuing initiative, are expected to carry their share of the responsibilities much as they did during their high school years. The scholarship program does more than furnish children an opportunity to go to college. Many excellent students do not finish high school, because they cannot visualize the outcome of their efforts. It is believed that by offering the possibility of college training after high school, our most capable students will be encouraged to finish high school. Lions WU1 Aid Cane. Campaign The Boone Lions Club is cooperating, ss uaual, in the annual White Cane Drive of the N. C. Association for the Blind, September 22 to October S. The club hai pledged three tl.OO memberships in the aaaoclation for cach of its 54 member* for a total of 1103.00. The statewide goal it MO.000. P The association Is a non-profit organisation, created by the Liora Clubs of North Carloina. The White Cane Drive is the one annual fund-raising drive of the sssociation. All funds derived from tbia drive are spent either directly or indirectly for the blind people oI the state. There is no paid statf. The association Oils the gap between service* rendered by the Lioas and the State Commission for the Blind, making a total program aacqvalled in the Unietd States. Jk,.. A3TC PRESIDENT WILLIAM H PLEMMONS. a craekerjack gardener, is quite happy about the ate of hi* "U| boy" tomatoes. He shows one to Mr*. Plemmon*. who aeema pleased The president gets his exercise from hoeing the garden, hewed from the sow tlisrn-exposed hillside belo* his new home lit leurae4 to garden while growing up on bis latter'* Su ocomlx county Uru^—iJokn Corey pteto). Plans have been completed for the eighth annual Homecoming at Appalachian High School on Friday, September 27, according to an announcement from the Student Council. Festivities will get under way at 2:30 p. m., when the high school band will appear in the Homecoming parade. Floats sponsored by homerooms and club* will follow the band and cheerleaders in the parade. The Appalachian cheerleaders will hold a pep rally and bonfire on the football practice field at 8 18 p. m. At 7:60 p. m. the Appalachian Blue Devils will be host to the Elkin football team in the Homecoming game. The band will preaent special features during half-time ceremonies. The Homecoming Queen, who will be elected by the ftudent body thia week, will be crowned immediately after the baad'i performance. After the football game on Friday night, the Student Council will sponsor an informal dance for itudents, faculty, and alumni in the high school gymnasium. Ticket! will be on sale at the door for the dance, which will be held from 10:00 to 12:00 p. m. Alumni of Appalachian High School are invited to attend all the Homecoming eventi. S. O. Stanberry Rites Tuesday Sylvanus Oscar Stanberry. 80, resident of Boone for more than twenty-five years, died Sunday at his home, 800 East Howard Street. A native of Ashe County, he was born July 26, 1877, son of William H. and Callie Graybeal Stanberry. He joined South Fork Baptist Church in early manhood. Surviving are his wife. Mr*. Mollie Edith Norris Stanberry; a daughter. Hiss Helen Stanberry of Charlotte: one brother, 1. yf. Stanberry of Washington State; six sisters, Mrs. Dora Talliner of Bristol, Tenn.; Mrs. Rosetta Ray of Abingdon, Va., Mrs. Clementin* Bledsoe of Todd, Mrs. E. G. Robinctte of Kingsport. Tenn., Mrs*Victoria Parker of Hickory, Mrs. Glenn Calloway of Tree Top. Funeral services were conducted at 11 o'clock Tuesday at the First Baptist Church, by the pastor, Rev. L. H. Hollingsworth, and Rev. R. C. Eggers. Burial was In the community cemetery. Claire Booth Luce Visit October 10th Claire Luce, who will appear in ' B^onc on October 10 in the firat number of Appalachian College'! public program aerie* (or 1997-58, might merit the title of America'a moat interesting woman. Famous at an actress, monologist, Congress woman and diplomat. Miss Luce baa an Imposing catalog of achievements to her credit besides. Her innovations in dressing and ! living have won for her many superlatives besides those for which she is best known. In the vanguard of the do-it-yourself addicts. Mis* Luce designed her own costumes back In the day* when she wss a Premier Danaeuae of the | Ziegfield Follies and "Gay 1)1 vori cee." While she was starring as Cleopatra, Beatrice, and Viola during her appearance for a season at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at 8tratford on-Avon, she astonished play goer* with her brilliant costumes. For centuries Cleopatra bad appeared throughout the play in the same costume, but Miss Luce Instated upon and designed twelve striking chance*. Miss Luce's influence upon fashions haa been far-reaching. She bm buen m tka list of tke "Ten But Dretacd Women," but *he prefer! to whip up something (or her■elf rather than traat her (ashloiu in, clothe* to the deftigner*. She usually find* that what ahe doe* la being copied. It waa Claire Luce who (tarted the vogue (or Uw *nood a (ew year* ago when *he adorned heraelf with a colorful little Greek flthnet on • Milling cruise through the Aegean 8*a when *he wa* akipper, chief cook, and bottle waaher on her own craft. <£••; Alway* gay in her coatumea. Mi** Luce prefer* red, green, and yellow for what »he calla paychological reaaona. She inaiat* that I red itanda for vitality, yellow for I harmony, and green for tranquility : (and money). Mlaa Luce wa* the very firat peraon ever to wear colored fingernail poliah In America. After acquiring a deep tan on a vacation In southern France, die **ked Madame Uille of Pari* to make her up a very deep red pol i*h and thua * tarted a world wide vogue She la an artl*t w oil*, too. Two of her painting* aru in museums. An admirer of Joair at Art whoa* motto (God will* it!) la Waa Loee's (GmUmm* m w two) Those Elected To Administer Farm Programs On Tuesday, October 8, you and your neighbors will be electing the ASC firmer-committee men who In 19s8 will be responsible for the local administration of such national farm programs aa the Soil Bank Program, the Agricultural Conservation Program, Price Supports, Acreage Allotments, Marketing Quotas, Storage Facility Loans, and others. It la these men who will see to It that such national programs are properly adapted to conditlona In Watauga county and ta your farm, and it la the background and experience of these same men that will be mingled with that of the 138 thouaand ASC farmer-committee men in the United States in the formulation of any new program that developmenta in the coming year may require. This doublebarrelled function of your farm committee system has kept it vigorous through the years and has been largely responsible for the truly democratic development and operation of your national farm programs. You participate by helping to elect your committeemen, by keeping them informed of the problem! facing you and your community, by giving them your full support and cooperation in their job of program formulation and administration. The Community Election Boards have already named the tUte of nomineei. No additional names have been added by the petition of ten eligible voters in any of the ten communities. The county convention at which elected delegates will elect county committeemen will be held on October 23. You will be eligible to vote for your community committeemen, alternates, and delegates if you have an interest as owner, operator, tenant or share-cropper, on • farm that it participating or is 'eligible to participate in any program administered during the current calendar year through your County ASC Committee office. There are some mighty important decisions to be made in 1908! Many of them will affect you! Someone has to make them. Will your voice be heard? Traffic Deaths Fewer Raleigh — The Motor Vehicles Department's summary of traffic deaths through 10 a. m. September 23: Killed this year: 747. Killed to date last year: 774. GRANT CASH OPERATE LOAN OFFICE—Tom Grant, manager, and Harold Caah, a»aiatant manager, operate the new Boone branch of the Home Finance Company, which opened Monday, September 16, In the remodeled building formerly occupied by the Friendly Market on Weat King Street. The Home Finance Group, with headquarteri and home office in Charlotte, haa more than 70 branch officea located throughout the aouthern atatea. Hereford Sale Brings Out History Of Event B.ck in IMS when beef prlcei wtrt low and purebred Hereford breeden were few and far between, Harry M Hamilton. Jr., r>Unty •*ent- conceived £ '£*. " H"*'ord Association for Watauga county. A meeting frorl^hi WM ",led from thia meeting came the Wafouga Hereford Association The objects of the WaUuga Hereford Association arc to Drowtys the "*WW of the Hereford breeder* 0f Watauga SSL?0 'ncreaae the number of Hereford breeden within the county; to advert i»e WaUuga county in Hereford stronghold; and to aeek to Improve the general t and extend the favorable Hereford!! * W"UU" f lr»t Sale la 1943 L- K. Tuck wilier, present county •gent, entered the picture about this time and helped organize the 1M3 pJ're^red Hereford sale in , T. Brown was elected president and Howard Walker, secrvtary. Consignors in the first sale included: Brown, W. H. Walker, D. L. Bingham. Dr. H. B Perry, Finley p. Hodges. John Gutter, Barnard Dougherty. Gor J°° Fr» "• M Hamilton. iiV ? . *• P*yne- '• H. CoungAfr NOrrU Br0ther' »'ong with many others have kept 4eeon(^t'0n r0"in* "0n« ,or consecutive years. «# mL**" ""UU| meetin« '•> March of this year. B. W. Stalling,, owner of Diamond S Ranch. Boone, wu elected president of the associaJZ T 0 Shlpl<y v|ce president, and Council Henson, »ecre l!ry treasurer. Directors are ^15* * Hodges, Howard Walku u yf, Bo"ck> D,ve Min'o" H M. Hamilton. Jr., and Mr. and Mrs H. Grady rarthing. Fifteenth Sale Oeuber It Watauga Hereford Associa\n«h ^ ",octat'on in North Carolina in continuous 1 "•«•. On October 12 the 19th conjecutjve show and sale will be •eld * Mountain Burley Ware house No. 2 In Boone Twenty-five selected heifers and twenty selected bulls will be sold at auction and a 1967 heifer calf will be •warded to the winner of the drawing. Sale catalogs may be by writing L E. Tuckwilier, County Agent, Boone. N. C 1 J*""! " "D®,t ""'"y Here fords have been produced in Wah°' '"PPedthe *' '** two years in feeder c»lf grading. ***** for 2' ^'^ <»* »"«h elevation. lop qu*Ui> bu,,» Consignor* to (he nle on CMSSL^u'SSlDI,mond 8 R*nch. Uoone, H. Grady Farthing, Boooe H'IUK>n- v"*»: Chsrles M Hodfes. Boone; M M Hodge*. Santa Cruz. Calif.—A big break e*. with terrific force, slummed into Walter Hick*. Santa Clwa bua driver, with »uch force that tt fractured Hicks left leg. The wave carried Ilicka high upon the aand at geaciUi Bench 6tata Park. ^SBTT is! V ila«; Dave Minton, Valle Cruets; Shipley Farm, Vila*; and Howard Walker, Sugar Grove. Open House Set By Shadow line The management and personnel of Shadowline, Inc., extend to the people of Watauga county an invitation to visit their new plant on Blowing Rock Road Friday, September 27, between the hours of 1 and 4:46. Mr. Hal Johnson, plant manager Is anxious for the people of this area to visit the new plant, and see the products being manufactured. Final Registration Figures Released According to final figures from the office of Herman R. Eggers, college registrar, 1,930 students have enrolled at Appalachian State Teachers College for the fall term of 1867. The number includes the Saturday classes division. This is the largest enrollment in the history of the institution. The freshman class, with an enrollment of 570 for the fall term, has increased by fifty over last year's freshman class enrollment, which was the previous record. One hundred snd twenty-one transfer students have enrolled for the fall term, this being the largest group of transfer students ever to come to Appalachian at the beginning of the first quarter. Approximately 40% of the total enrollment is either new to the campus or has been away for a year or longer; one hundred students are returning after absence. H. F. Ingle Rites In Lenoir Lenoir.—Funeral services for Herbert F. Ingle. M, of West Point, Ky. were held lut Wednesday, September 18, at the Greer Funeral Home chapel in Lenoir. The Rev. Henry J. Meier, pastor of the Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church, officiated. Burial waa in the Belleview Cemetery. Mr Ingle, a brother of John Ingle of Lenoir, died September 19, at his home after a long illness. Born April », 1M3. at Blowing Rock, Mr. Ingle was a son of ihn Rev and Mrs John Ingle. Mrs. Maud* Ingle, his wife, survives. Other survivors are a son, Herbert F. Ingle, Jr.. of Peabody College, Nashville. Tern.; four daughters, Mrs. John W. Paggitt of Park Ridge, lit.. Mrs. <3 R. Kelley of Winston-Ralem, Mrs. Fred H. Barker Jr.. oi Kingtport, Tenn., and Mrs. Joan Tliomas of I ' Tenn.; and three other James W. Ingle of Arthur Ingle of «ie of

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