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MARSHALL, K C THURSDAY, MAY 20, IMS
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Jurors From New
The May term of superior court
for tile trim! of criminal case Will
" begin here Monday morning with
Judg W. K. McLean, of Ashe
vilto. presiding. Robert 9. Swain
is the solicitor.
About 76 cases are on the dock
et scheduled to be tried during
the criminal term the first week.
It was further Stated that the.
second week of court is listed for
civil oases but it might be net?
essary to make it a mixed term
both civil and criminal.
The first list of jurors were
drawn from the new jury box in
the presence of the new jury com
mission shortly before noon Mon
day. Members of the newly-appointed
jury commission are Ray
mond Stines, chairman; Troy Ram'
sey and Arvil Gosnell.
The aotual drawing of names
wa done by Johnny Ray, five-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. John Ded
rick Ray, of the Revere section
in the presence of the jury com
mission, attorneys, clerk of court,
Herbert Hawkins, clerk of su
perior court, in whose office the
drawing took place, stated that
the new metal jury box contain
ed two compartments, each com
partment having three keys and
locks. This requires all three
members of the jury commission
to be present when the box is
opened. The box if 84" long, 12"
deep and 12" in width.
It was further explained that
the old jury box was purged and
a completely new list ox names
entered into the box which were
taken from the tax ledger and
voter registration books. It was
announced that the names of
wives of ail eligible taxpayers
were included in the box who had
not previously been included in
the jury box.
A list of jurors for the two
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Next Week Designated As
Soil Stewardship Week
"Challenges Of Growth"
Theme; Gov. Moore
The following proclamation was
this week issued by Governor Dan
Soil Stewardship Week 1965 will
call attention to the general
theme "Challenges of Growth."
During the week May 23-30, North
Carolinians will be privileged to
join with millions of other Ameri
cans to consider the significance
of our natural resources in the
orderly progress and growth of
our State and nation.
We see evidence every day of
the productivity of our soil, wa
ter, forests and wildlife resour
ces. And yet, our supplies of
these God-given resources are lim
ited, and He expects us to care
for them as responsible stewards.
It is a responsibility that demands
vision, planning and coordinated
efforts on the part of all citizens.
North. Carolina has a relative
abundance of these resources and
the leadership and know-how to
develop, conserve and use them
wisely. Each among us most share
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Distilling Bill Dies
The Senate Monday night killed
a bill to legalise the manufacture;
of liquor in North Carolina.
Death for the measure cam af
ter a brief debate on a motion of
Sen. Fred M. Mills Jr., of Anson
County that the bill "do lie on the
table." .The motion carried am,
tike.biil- was dead.
During the debate, Sens. Julian
Allsbrook of Halifax, Jennings
Marshall Beta Club
The Walnut school Junior Beta
Club held installation ceremonies
in the Walnut itorium Thurs
day afternoon, --May 6. The mem
bers of the Marshall Beta Club
installed til Junior officers and
charter members of the club.
Officers of the Junior Beta Club
are James Haynie, president; Win
ifred Ramsey, vice president;
Emma Ramsey, secretary; Ricky
Officers of the Marshall High
Beta Club are Phyllis Niles, pres
ident; Louise llcijevitt, vice pres
ident; Barbara Anthony, secreta
ry and Alice Briggs, treasurer.
During the installation of the
charter members, Mr. WyaAt,
Jimmie Landers,- Phyllis Nilee,
Mr. He-Hams, and Mrs. Burnette,
Chapter sponsor, participated .
At the conclusion of the instal
lation of officers, James Haynie,
president, delivered the conclud
Members of the Walnut Chap
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French Broad Lodge
To Host Sevierville,
Term., Lodge Sat.
On SeiurdatiMAy 22 French;
Broad Masonic Lodge will be host
to Sevierville, TtaaVf Lodge.
The Seviervflle Lodge will con
fer the Masters degree on a can-,
dfidate of their choice.
A buffet supper will be served
by Marshall Chapter of the East
ern Star in the Lodge Hall at 6
p. m. The Lodge will open for
business at 7:30 o'clock
All the brothers are urged to
attend the supper and meeting.
TO BE OBSERVED
BY 4-H CLUBS
As part of the 4-H club pro
gram, 4-H Church Sunday is be
ing observed by the 4-H clubs in
the county on Sunday, May 23.
Each club, with the assistance of
their leaders and in agreement
with their pastors, worked out the
program for their Bervice.
Why do the 4-H'ers observe 4-H
Church Sunday ? The spiritual de
velopment of the individual is es
sential to a full, well-rounded life
of service to the community and
to the Nation. During these crit
ical times it is more important
than ever before to recognize that
in this development the church
plays a large part Therefore, it
seems most appropriate that 4-H
members set aside one Sunday dur
ing the year as 4-H Sunday.
1. To show 4-H members how
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King of Scotland County and N.
Hector McGeschy Jr., of Cumber
land spoke against the bill. It
was defended by its sponsor, Sen.
Ruff in Bailey of Wake and Sen.
Roy Rows of Pender.
Sen. McGeachy told the Senate,
"In my opinion, it is not the' will
of the people" that the manufac
ture of liquor be legalised.
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Bill Is Killed
Raleigh A Republican effort
to reorganize the Madison Coun
ty Board of Education along mm
partisan lines was stifled in the
House Education Contmittee Wed
By an apparent unanimous vote,
the all - Democratic committee
voted to kill a bill sponsored by
Madison Rep. Mrs. F. Crafton
Ramsey, a Republican.
The bill would have ousted the
present board, of which Zeno Pon-
der of Marshall is chairman. In
its place, a new five-member
board of three Democrats and two
Republicans would have been in
stalled June 1 to serve until the
1966 general elections when mem
bers would have been elected on
a nonpartisan oasis.
The present Madison school
board of five members is solidly
WNC Lion Plan
Western North Carolina Lions
Clubs will hold the annual Dis
trict 31-A Governor's Night Pro
gram Saturday, at 7:30 p. m., in'
the Clyde High School cafeteria
The Clyde club will be host for
the meeting honoring A. Roland
Leatherwood of Clyde whose term
of office expires June 30.
Main speaker will be F. R
Shull of Canton, international
counsellor and a past District
Officers and members of 39
clubs with 1,600 members in 12
western mountain counties are
being invited to participate.
Representatives from the Mar
shall and Hot Springs Lions clubs
are expected to attend.
Louisville, Ky. Elmer P. Car
ter of Marshall, is listed among
the 135 students scheduled to
graduate from Southern Baptist
Thelogical Seminary here at com
mencement exercises May 28.
He will receive the M.R.E. (mas
ter of religious education) degree
from the Seminary's School of
Carter graduated from Carson
Newman College, Jefferson City,
Tenn., with the B.A. degree in
1960. He received the bachelor
of theology degree from Southern
Seminary in 1967. . .. : m
Students who graduate from
the 106-year-old Baptist institu
tion enter church-related voca
tions as pastors, ministers of ed
ucation, ministers of music, mis
sionaries or denominational work-
era. Mors than 14,000 students
have studied at the school since
its establishment as the first
seminary of tile Southern Baptist
Convention in 1869.
This year's total enrolment in
cluded 976 students from 36 states
and 10 foreign nations.
Notice in church at Newby,
Yorks, England: The preachers
for next Sunday will be found
hanging in the porch."
MARSHALL U S.
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Friday, Hay. 2.1, 7:30 p. m.,
FHA Mother-Daughter Banquet
at Marshall Baptist Church.
Monday, May Z4, 8KXJ p. m., Se
nior Play, Auditorium.
Thursday, May 27, 7:30 p. m
Piano Recital at Marshall Baptist
Church. (Mrs. Maud Long's stu
dents). Sunday, May 30, 8:00 p. m.,
Baccalaureate Sermon, Gymnasium
8:00 p. nr.
Wednesday, June 2, 8:00 p. m
Walnut 8th Grade Graduation,
Thursday, June 3, 8:00 p. m.,
Graduation Exercises, Gymnasi-
The senior play, "The Perfect
Idiot," is a farce in three acts
and from all advanced notice,
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FOR NEW SCHOOL
AT MARS HILL
Officers Installed Monday
A committee to push plans for
the construction of a new Mars
Hill elementary school building
was appointed at Mars Hill High
School PTA meeting Monday
night in the school auditorium.
The committee appointments in
cluded: Dr Qfecteu PoweU, Fred
WckersonTprhlpaT at Mars Hffl;
Bruce Phillips, principal at Ebbs
Chapel elementary - school; and
Hughey Ray, principal at Beech
Glen elementary school.
PTA officers said the proposed
new elementary school structure
would replace the old building.
Mrs. Joseph B. Huff was in
stalled as president; Mrs. Glen
Phillips, vice president; Mrs. Wil
liam Powell, secretary; Mrs. Wil
liam C. Silver, treasurer; and Joe
L. Morgan, reporter.
Installation ceremonies were
conducted by Mrs. Robert R. Chap
man, retiring PTA president.
John Hough, head of education
department of Mars Hill College,
discussed the responsibility of
parents and teachers to school and
its administration, the promotion
of quality education, and obliga
tions to support candidates and
issues beneficial to education.
Set For Marshall
All persons interested in form
ing a team from Madison County
for the Buncombe County League
are asked to please meet at the
Madison Grill on the Marshall-
Walnut Highway at 7::30 :o'clock
At MH College
A new scholarship program
with a dual purpose has been in
itiated at Mars Hill College.
Students in an Investment Man
agement class taught by Dr. Ro-
man S. uorssa nave owiw
an investment management schol
arship fund. They are currently
seeking contributions to the fund.
Once sufficient funds are realised,
the class members will invest the
money in securities and utilize
any profits to give one or mora
The program is expected to give
the students valuable practical
experience in investment manage
ment and, at the same time, aid
The class has been organised aa
a hoard of directors with Senior
Dave Livengood as president.
Other officers are Charles Press
ley, vice president; Dick Mathe-
son, secretary; and Jim Hunter of
Mars Hill, treasurer.
To Meet At
Well At EOA Meeting
Supt. R. L. Edwards Gives
Progress Report; 1966
The tenth annual meeting of
the Marshall High School Alumni
Association was held Saturday
evening in the school cafeteria.
Mrs. Bernard Reece, president,
presided; and the invocation was
given by Joe H. Eada.
Five students from Mars Hill
College entertained the group with'
variety of musical selections!
both vocal and instrumental. The
entertainment was under the di
rection of Bill Rotan, Minister of
Music at the Marshall Baptist
Church. The other four students
were Malcolm Privette, Perry
White, KScke Cothran, and Charles
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FEES IN AREA
Plans to charge a feefor pic
nicking in federal recreation areas
in Western North Carolina are be
ing re-examined, Congressman
Roy A. Taylor said in Washington
Edward C. Crafts, director of
the Bureau of Outdoor Recreation,
has assured Taylor that the entire
national recreation fee system
is being restudied. He promised
the Congressman that considera
tion will be given to a more
reasonable approach of the policy
on picnic fees.
A recent announcement by agen
cies under Crafts' direction of in
tentions to charge fifty cents per
adult for picnicking brought an
angry reaction from Rep. Taylor.
He sent protests to the agencies
involved. He charged that fees
for picnicking was contrary to the
leciKlntive intent of Congress.
Taylor discussed the matter pi
sonally with Interior Secretiry
Udall. He enlisted the support of
Rep. Wayne Aspinall, Chairman of
the House Interior Committee,
who introduced the bill.
He has also gained the support
of North Carolina's Senators and
Under a portion of the law
written by Rep. Taylor, no en-
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TO HOLD OPEN
Will Tour Plant In Canton;
Will Start At
8:30 a. m.
Residents of -Western North
Carolina communities will have an
Opportunity to see one of the
world's largest paperboard ma
chines in operation Thursday,
May 27, at the Carolina Division
of Champion Papere Jfigev a
The huge Fourdrinier f oodboard
machine, which began production
earlier this month, will be mak
ing paperboard milk carton stock
during the special open house
which will run from 830 a. m. to
10:30 a m.. and 2:80 p. m. to 5:80
All persons over 11 are invited
to attend the event and those be
tween 11 and 14 must be accom
panied by an adult. No
are permitted on the tour.
On Tuesday and -Wednesday
(Miy 25 and 26), active aad re-
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Ward Explains Programs;
Thomas Is Temporary
An estimated 160 persons from
practically every section of Mad
ison County attended the Econom
ic Opportunity Aot meeting at
the courthouse here last Thurs
Representing the EOA from the
State office were Robert H. Ward,
assistant coordinator of BOA' in
Raleigh and Eddie Brown, technic
al assistant of EOA hi Raleigh.
Mr. Ward explained to the large
crowd the purpose of the Econom
ic Opportunity Program and) told
what the citizens Of fin" county
must do to become eligible 'for
He said it was up to the citi
zens of the county to establish a
program and be further stated
that the benefits, if approved, are
unlimited. "It's up to your imag
ination," he said, in pointing out
what types of the program the
people would agree to secure.
In speaking of the Community
Action Programs (Title 2-A, Mt.
Ward said a private non-profit
corporation would first be char
tered and the application seat to
the Attorney General whereby it
will become legal.
He further emphasised that the
Community Action Committee
must be non-political free from
any political influences.
In explaining what constitutes
a Community Action Committee,
Mr. Ward pointed out the neces
sity for all agencies, associations,
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Rabies Control Program In
County Is Successful
NEEDED IN CROP
Representatives of county ASCS
offices will soon be visiting farms
to measure acreage of allotted
crops, according to Ralph W.
Ramsey, office manager for the
county ASCS. These reporters
will also measure acreage di
verted from production under the
feed grain and wheat stabilization
Ramsey said that these report
era will be well trained and qual
ified to make accurate acreage
determinations. Tobacco acreage
will be determined by ground
measurements, whereas, generally
the other acreage determinations
will be made by the use of aerial
photographs. These systems have
proven to be very accurate and
the most practical means of meas
These acreage determinations
are very important to each farm
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Mars Hill Wildcats Win
County Baseball Title
Mar. Hill To Play In State
Playoffs Saturday; Will
Meat North Cora
Charles Tolley twirled three-
hit ball, and Garland Hunter
clouted a bases-loaded triple Mon
day as Mars Hill Wildcats defeat
ed Laurel, 4-1, and clinched the
Madison County High School base
The victory left Mars HiH with
a 5-1 Madison record and a 10-2
mark overall. The two teams to
Will Organize In Order To
Get Program Started
The Rev. Jack Thomas, tempo
rary chairman of this county's
Economic Opportunity Act Pro
gram, has notified representatives
from various agencies, organiza
tions, groups, officials, etc., that
an organizational meeting will be
held next Tuesday night at the
courthouse at 7:30 o'clock. Pur
pose is to elect officers and set
in motion definite plans to par
ticipate in the vast EOA Pro
Below is published the letter
announcing the meeting:
Marshall, N. C.
May 17, 1966
Madison County Friends:
Enclosed is the list of organi
sations contacted' prior to the
EOA meeting held on Thursday,
May 13, together with those or
ganizations which were listed on
the night of the meeting (Some
78 organizations were listed).
You will recognize immediately
that this is a mailing list, a work
ing draft it is NOT an "offi
cial" roster of individuals making
up the organization. I am taking
the liberty of sending this letter
to the Madison County Chapter
of American Red Cross and the
four major industries in the coun
ty (Hammarlund, Mills, Mato ana
Pacific Mills), and this win serve
the invitation to those agen
cies to send official representa
tion to our next meeting.
The next meeting will be held
on TUESDAY, max zo, at me
courthouse in Marshall. We shall
begin promptly at 7:80 p. m.
It is imperative that we have
a good turnout of people actually
selected by their organizations for
representation in the EOA orgaa
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Statistics Are Released By
Harold Gosnell, Rabies
Eh-. Margery J. Lord, Madison
County Health Director, reports
that the rabies control program
is being widely used by the people
of Madison County. This program
is implemented February 16,
1965, with the employment of
Harold Gosnell as rabies control
Mr. GosnelTs activities have
included the following: to date he
has picked up and disposed of 142
dogs. These have been stray or
unwanted animals, and they have
been put to sleep in a humane
manner and the bodies buried ac
cording to sanitary standards.
Some cats have also been taken
re of in this manner. He has)
impounded 31 dogs and found
new owners for 4 of them, and
vaccinated 71 dogs. He has in
vestigated 2 bitings and sent &
dogs' heads to the State Labor
atory of Hygiene for examination
for rabies. He has also investi
gated 138 complaints relating to
the dog problem. Mr. Gosnell baa
contacted 150 trappers in the area
with the result of 180. foxes hav
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defeat the Wildcats were Can
River (6-0) and Marshall (7-1).
The Wildcats, however, also de
feated Cane River and Marshall
in the two-game set to.