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T. E. PICKARD, JR. . . . Chamber of Commerce Speaker
Motor Club Official
Is Chamber Speaker
The regular monthly member
ship meeitng of the Boone Cham
ber of Commerce will be held at
the Daniel Boone Hotel Tuesday,
July 11, at twelve noon, with T.
E. Pickard, Jr., executive vice pres
ident and general manager of Car
olina Motor dub, Charlotte, speak
in. It was announced by Herman
Mr. Wilcox (aid, In making the
announcement, "The speaker Is so
outstanding that we know others
who are not members of the Cham
ber would like to hear him. If
you would call the Chamber office
and make reservstions, we will be
happy for you to attend."
Mr. Pickard has been associated
with the Carolina Motor Club since
IMS, except for a three year leave
of absence in 1*37, 1938, and 1M9.
He Is also president of the Citizens
Safety Association of Charlotte and
Mecklenburg, Inc., and vice presi
dent of the Travel Council of North
He ia chairman of the Travel
Survey committee, Travel Council
at North Carolina; chairman North
Carolina Highway Uaer* Confer
Wm. B. Swift
William Butler Swift, 74, passed
away luddenly at 1J:30 a. m.
Thursday at hli home in Telford,
Mr. Swift wai a former reiident
of Watauga and Avery counties.
Survivors include the widow,
Mrs. Ada Warren Swift, three
daughter*, Mrs. Francis MrDaniel
of Waterfleld, West Virginia, Miss
Emogene Greene of Drexel, and
Mrs. Kate Sweety of Hickory;
four sons, Willis Swift of Kings
port, Tenn., and Jim, Ray, and
Clay Swift, all of Telford; two
sisters, Mr*. Kate Reese and Mrs.
Millie Wilson, both of Reese, and
a brother, Clarence Swift of Sugar
Funeral services were held at
2:30 p. m , Saturday, at Mt. Glietd
Baptist Church at Beech Creek
with Rev. John Miller and Rev.
Clyde Cornett officiating. The
burial was in the church cemetery.
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ence; and chairman o f the Area
Relation! committee, Charlotte
Chamber of Commerce.
He ia a member of: the Charlotte
Executivea Club, Charlotte Society
of Association Executives, Carolina
Society of Association Executives,
Board of Advisors ? Blue Rtdje
Parkway Association, All laelusive
Travel Committee of the American
Automobile Aaaociation, National
Touring Bureau? Americas Auto
mobile Aaaociation, Solicitation
Commission? City of Charlotte,
Governor's Advisory Comrnlttee on
Acquisition of the USS Battleship
North Carolina as a War Memorial,
Board of Directors ? Carolines Car
rousel, and Board of Directors ?
Southeastern Conference of AAA
Mr. Wilcox said a report on the
progress of "Horn in the West" will
also be given.
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Sauford Sets 1
Spceial consideration will be
liven to the haeltk, happiness t nd
welfare of Kortfc Carolina's aider
population during the Special
Week oa Agin*. My
Our State Is proud of Ha :tmm
Mum MMM ettiaene fl? rem ?f
age and older, and It It with .'rest
pleasure that we honor them dur
ing this, their ipeeial week of re
cognition. * "1
Eaeh year brings a siseable In
crease In the number and propor
tion of this segment of our impu
tation. Many factors enter into .his
With this Increase ? and I nust
say welcome increase? in our old
er population segment, come the
great responsibility and moral ob
ligation to hud the niirii of thif
group. Our attention must turn
not only to their physical and eco
nomie needs, but also to their
various other needs.
In cooperating frith the Gover
nor's Coordinating Committee oe
Aging, North Carolinians should
work toward a better understand
ing of the problems of o?r aging
We must Join forces at local, state
snd national levels to moot the
challenge of this age group and to
work thoughtfully toward the most
It is my pleaaure, therefore, to
designats the week of July 10-23.
1M1, as l period for particular
emphasis on and attention to the
Interests, problems, and desires ef
our older citiseas.
I urge all my follow citizens to
observe this week In every appro
priate way. I hope that Individuals
and organisations will show sin
cere concern in expanding the op
portunities for the aging to parti
cipate in community affairs and
to become better acquainted with
the exlstng facilities which are
available to them.
Let each of us express our per
sonal appreciation for the many
contributions of our older citizens
to our way of living and to the
important resources of North
DEMOCRAT AOS PAY
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other ?leetrleal device when such
put im4 is clearly marked 'Spent
late lalnwmt' at or attr inter
section* with printer) State or
Fadaral Hiibvaya between which
the device is used."
Acting Superintendent Stricklin
re porta that all District Rangers
htVf recently received extensive
training in ail phase* of radar use
and are well qualified to use the
Visitors me warned that the
maximum apeed limit on Die Parfc
><?*> is 48 miles per hour, curves
tod grades having been denned
for reduced speed. Rangers patrol
the Parkway intensively to cut
iqmn on the increasing accident
rate. It i* believed that tha u? of
radar will result In slower and
safer speeds on tha Parkway
(Continued from page one)
number : e ported.
This is the first pool in three
year* at tha Boone Livestock Mar
ket and other pools will be sche
duled if farmers want to sell in
pools. Lambs will be graded by
Mr. H. D. Queasenborry, Livestock
Marketing Specialiat, N. C. Dept.
of Agriculture, and aold to one of
the packing companies. Checks
will be. mailed within a few days.
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Health and Beauty I
With lummcr on us, you will ,
hear a lot about cutting !ujuid<
and ult in your <lin U you want
to lose wright
The reduction of ult in your
diet, except under a doctor*! care,
is foolish and dangerous ? very
muck so during the summer. He
strict ion o f liquids ia of no uae
whatever. If you cut down on li
quid* ia ? few days you will lose
pounds rapidly. However, your
weight will go right back up a*
som as your thirst causes you to
return to your normal intake of
Water ia essential to life. You
ca|i go without food for weeks, but
you die of thirst .within a few jlays.
Our bodies are seventy per cent
If you do not drink enough li
quid, your body will extract and
retain the water you must hava
from the "solid" food* you eat.
This will interfere with elimina
tion and other important body
Remember cutting down on li
quid! causes a certain loss of wa
ter?not fat. In fact many doeton
ad viae an increased amount at li
quids during ? reducing diet.
Senator JaviU (R.-N. V.) has
offered a resolution to put the
Senate on record a* backing a firm
policy for continued support of
He said it would help erase
"any ambiguity in United States
policy" that may have been aised
by the suggestion of Senate Demo
cratic Leader Mansfield (Mont.)
and an international protected
"free city" of both East and West
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Watauga County, N. C. ? Estimated Bridget For T4je Year Which WiU End June 30, 1962
Valuation and Rate
ESTIMATED REVENUE j
Total Estimated Tax Levy
Less 5% for Insolvents
Net Tax Revenue ?
State Intangibles Tax
Cost on Tax Sales
Schedule B Licenses
State Aid ? Veterans Service Officer
State Aid ? Welfare Administration ....
Fines and Forfeitures
State and Federal Grants ? O.A.A.
State and Federal Grants ? A.D.C.
State and Federal Grants ? A.P.T.D. ...
State and Federal Grants ? Equilization ...
State and Federal Grants? -Hospitalization
State Aid to Library
Estimated Expense in Excess of Revenue
Total Estimated Revenue
ESTIMATED EXPENSES t
Tax Releases and Tax Collector's Commission ..
General Fund Expenses _
Health and Welfare Expenses
State Literary Note Retirements .,1.......
State Literary Note Interest -
School Expenses -
Old Age Assistance
Aid to Dependent Children
Aid to Permanently and Totally Disabled
Total Estimated Expenses
The above is a copy of the proposed budget for the financial operations of Watauga County for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1961, and ending June 30, 1962.
The tax rate has been increased .05c on $100.00 valuation over laat year. This ,05c to be placed In a fund to be used for payment for the 1962 revaluation of real
Persons <lesiring further information concerning this budget may obtain same by contacting the office of County Accountant, Courthouse in Boone.
J* D, WBXEBARGER, County Accountant
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