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VOLUME LXXIII.? NO. SI
BOONE, WATAUGA COUNTY, NOKTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, JUNE *?, 1M1
Miss Allgood Named *
Head Home Ec. Dept.
Miss Mary Brown Allgood has
keen named head of the home ec
onomics department at Appalachian
Mate Teachers College, according
to Dr. W. H. Plemmoni, president
The new home economics de
partment bead, who assumes her
duties on September 1, comes to
Appalachian from Pennsylvania
State University where she is pro
lessor of consumer services in the
college of home economics.
Miss Allgood has been a mem
ber of the Pennsylvsnia State fac
ulty since 1942.
She took a leave of absence dur
ing 1996-57 to lecture at the Uni
versity of Helsinki, Finland, as a
She conducted commercial TV
programs in Pittsburgh, Cleveland
In the summer of 1949 Miss All
good taught household equipment
at Teachers College, Columbia Un
iversity. She taught demonstration
techniques at Simmons College in
(he summer of 1949.
Miss Allgood's past positions slso
include home economics teacher,
Clifton Forge, Va., 1930-32; home
service director, Virginia distribu
tor for General Electric, 1932-39;
home service director, electric
company, Findley, Ohio, 1939-40;
home service director, Virginia
Electric and Power Co., 1940-41.
She was educated at Petersburg
(Va.) high school, 1922-20; Madi
son College, Harrisonburg, Va., B.
8. in Home Economics, 1920-30;
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa,
M.S. in Equipment, 1941-42.
Miss Allgood authored "Demon
stration Techniques," Prentice-Hall,
Inc., 1947. A second edition was
published in 1999.
She is the recipient of the Uni
versity Medal given by the Univer
sity of Helsinki in 1957.
Mss Allgood is a member of
Pennsylvania and American Home
Economics Association, Kappa Del
la Pi, and Delta Kappa Gamma,
Educational Fraternities and Bus
iness and Professional Womans
BERLIN AND CASTRO
President Kennedy informed
er Khrushchev raised his voice
congressional leaders that Premi
when he told him in Vienna that
West Berlin is a bone that must
come out of the Soviet throat.
The President also reported
Khrushchev indicated he regards
the Cubsn Prime Minister Castro
as unstable ? and not a Communist.
Now Open for the
Friday and Saturday
June 23 and 24
Sunday ? Monday ? Tues.
June 25 - 26 ? 27
, Wednesday - Thursday
June 28 ? 29
MISS MARY BROWN ALLGOOD
The American Legion Auxiliary
Watauga Post Unit No. 130 met at
the Legion Hut Friday evening
June 16th at 7:30.
The meeting was opened by the
president, Mr*. Troy Norris and
was conducted in regular form
prayer was led by Mrs. J. W. Nor
ris. Minutes of the last two-meet
iags were read and approved?
The Poppy Chairman, Mrs.
Lionel Ward, reported that the
contributions received (or the pop
pies were $199.89. A covered dish
luncheon was served at the home
of Mrs* Cleve Gross for the team
of poppy workers.
Mrs. Lionel Ward, 17th District
President, Mrs. J. W. Norris and
Mrs. Edgar Hardin, delegates, at
tended the department convention
in Charlotte June 9-11. Mrs. Nor
ris and Mr*. Hardin gave a report
on the meeting.
An interesting program on "Ag
ing With Dignity" was given by
Mrs. Troy Norris. Cards were sent
to sick and bereaved members.
Officers for 1961-62 will be In
stalled at the next meeting July
The meeting adjourned with the
staging of the hymn of the month
"Juat A> i Am," and with the re
peating of the Lord's Prayer by
"Horn in the West" begins its
tent season July 1 with new script,
new music, and big cast. Don't fail
to see the great outdoor drama this
Lenoir ? A 30-year-old man and
his small son drowned Saturday
n a tragedy which struck their
fishing party at a mountain stream
19 miles west of here.
Coroner Claude Goble identified
[he dead as Hoover Jenkins and
his son. Grant, ?.
Goble said the two, along with
three other persons, were sitting
on a large rock which sloped
down into the water of the stream
located a mile above Brown Moun
tain Beach. The Jenkins' minnow
bucket slid down the rock into the
water and the child, in grabbing
for it, lost his footing and also
slid into the water..
Goble said Jenkins went in aft
er the child and succeeded in get
ting him on his back, but could
not reach the bank. The two went
down together, although friends
oo the bank atttempted to reach
them with fishing poles to lead
The bodies were recovered
shortly afterwards and artificial
respiration was given for half an
hour. They then were taken to a
hospital here, but were pronounc
Dies In Lenoir
Lenoir, June 16 ? Funeral ser
vices were held Thursday at
10 a. m. tor Alfred Donald Isaacs,
70-year-old resident of 221 Plaza
Circle who died Tuesday at his
home. He had been in declining
health for five years.
Rev. Bernard Tuttle and Rev.
Lawrence Miller officiated at the
rites at Crestview Baptist Church.
Burial was in Blue Ridge Memor
A retired coal miner, he was
born May 17, 1801 in Watauga
County and was a son of the late
Alfred Donald and Addie Mast
Surviving are his wife, the for
mer Nora Banner; two daughters,
Mrs. S. B. Stevens of Memphis,
Tenn., and Mrs. A. L. Aldridge of
Fort Worth, Texas; three sona,
Harry Isaacs of Ragland, W. Va.,
and BUI Isaacs and Fred Camp
bell, both of Lenoir; one brother,
Charlie Isaacs of Newton, W. Va.;
three sisters, Mrs. Mary Miller of
San Diego, Calif., Mrs. Bessie
Brown of Charlotte and Mrs. Mat
tie Hodges of Boone; eleven grand
children, and seven great-grand
TO REPRESENT WESTERN DISTRICT.? These 4-H Club members,
from Cove Creek, were winners in district demonstrations last week at
Asheville They are, left to right, Janie Shipley, Bobby Shipley, and
Agnes Gray Shipley.? Staff photo.
Watauga Had 22 4-Hrs
At Asheville Meeting
Watauga county had 22 4-H Club
memben, parents and leaden at
tending the District Demonstration
Day in Asheville on Wednesday,
June 14, and watched three of
the members win in district com
The club members entered dem
onstrations, dress revue, public
speaking and talent contests.
Agnes Gray Shipley entered the
dress revue and was district win
ner. Janie Shipley entered the
girls electric demonstration and
was district winner, and Bobby
Shipley entered the forestry dem
onstration, and was district win
Mollie Baton, Eddie Baton and
Tommy Baton were blue ribbon
winners in the talent program.
Others entering demonstrations
and winning ribbons were: Diana
Danner and Patricia Hollars, veg
etable fruit use team demonstra
tion, red ribbons; Garry Miller,
Joe Winebarger, boys electric dem
onstration, red ribbon; Jerry Ma
theson, tractor operation, white
CARD OF THANKS
The family of the late Jaceb
Smith Snyder, Sr. wish to express
our thanks and appreciation for
the beautiful floral offering and
to those bringing food. We have a
heartfelt gratitude for the many
acts of neighborliness and kind
ness rendered during our sorrow.
For every token and kind remem
brance we shall always be very
grateful. ? The Children of Jacob
Smith Snyder,- Sr.
Notice To Our Customers
CLOSED FOR VACATION
JULY 3 thru JULY 8
In order thai our employees may have a much deserved
vacation, and at a lime that will be the least inconvenient to
our dry cleaning customers, we WILL BE CLOSED THE
WEEK OF JULY 4th. We will be happy to take care of any
anticipated dry cleaning needs between now and July 3rd.
Trailway Cleaners, Inc.
Boone, North Carolina *
We Will Be Open
Week Of July 4th As Usual
Trailway Laundry, Inc.
Phone AM 4-8415 ? Boone, North Carolina
ribbon; Agnes Gray Shipley, pub
lic speaking contest, blue ribbon.
Others who entered the talent
program but who did not place
were Diana Danner, Kay Trivette,
Tommy Vannoy, Carolyn Town
send, Patricia Hollars, Lookwood
Shull, Becky Wilson, Jerry Wal
Agnes Gray, Bobby, and Janie
will represent the Western Dis
trict in State competition at State
4-H Club Week July 24-29.
June is Dairy Month. Farmers
and urban dwellers join together
this month to place emphasis on
the economic and health value use
of dairy products have in America.
Are you using your (tart of dairy
IRC Announces Two Appointments I
Philadelphia ? Two appoint
niDti hare been announced by
the Plastic Product! Division of
International Resistance Co., here,
according to John Kane, Division
M George Stollsteimer has been
named Manufacturing Superinten
dent, and Thomas J. Sullivan has
been appointed Production Con
Mr. Stollsteimer has been as
lociatcd with IRC'i Philadelphia
DivUion (or (our yean, whll* Mr.
Sullivan wu moit recently Pro
duction Control Supervisor for J.
Bishop Co., Maple Shade, N. J.
U. S. official expect* rise in In
Senate approves hiring more tax
RECOVERY AND INFLATION
Top White Houae adviser* aa; y
there if riaing cweam In tlte Ken
nedy Adminiatration over the
threat that twilnaea recovery will
revive InfUltoa SXt'
At thia time, there la ae thought
of raeorting to direct price or wage,
control! barring "a wartime aitua
tion," aaid Chairman Walter W.
Heller of the President'* Council
of Economic Adviaere. But added
that it would be neceeeary to exer
riae aelf-reatrtint to a degree.
Fincke-Sobel Art Gallery
takes pleasure in inviting you
to attend the re-opening of their
Unique Auction Sales
?4 U _ i ? t V ? - '' . ' . ? " ?
on Friday, June 23rd, 1961
at 7 :30 p. m.
. and thereafter auction sales
at 10:30 a. m. and 7 :30 p. m. daily
Fincke-Sobel Art Gallery
( Auction That It Different ) [?'
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