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PROJECT HEAD START
Questions and Answers
What U Head Start?
A nationwide effort to assist children from de
prived families to enter kindergarten or first gr&iU
Who will run the programs?
Local communities organize and administer th'
project with financial assistance provided by the Of
fice of Economic Opportunity in Washington.
How many children will be involved?
Hundreds of thousands of children this summer
in more than 2,000 communities across the nation.
How long will the program run?
8 weeks this summer.
Will parents be involved?
Yes, an intensive effort will be made to involve
the parents in the activities with their children. H
is expected that parents of the children will also
work in the programs as teacher's aides, assist in pro
gram planning and many non-professional jobs.
What are some of the things the programs will
Programs will include diagnostic, remedial, and
developmental efforts, including health services, so
cial services, and pre-sehool learning experiences.
Some specific examples are :
Visual acuity tests, hearing tests, dental ex
aminations, innoculations, immunizations.
Referral of families to available welfare serv
ices and programs-
Setting up child development centers.
. . Sftttintr un child development centers.
'here children can participate in superviaeu
(both creative and physical activities;.
Where their parents can participate to gam
per understandings in rearing their chil
Why the emphasis on medical examination?
90 of the children in Project Head Start
have never had a imedical examination.
Project Head Start expects to find in every
group of 100 children:
Some active tuberculosis
4 partially blind children
15 children with some sort of eye difficulties
10 partially deaf children
As many as half without any record of immu-
munization against diphtheria or tetanus.
Will children be fed?
Yes. Head Start is to give children a chance to
get ready for school. A well-nourished child has the
best chance, so feeding is important.
The children in Project Head Start Centers will
be eligible for the USDA Special Milk Program un
der which you may serve milk one or more times dur
ing the day. Federal funds are provided through the
Department of Agriculture to reimburse participat
ing schools and Project Head' Start Child Develop
ment Centers for part of the cost of the milk. For
Project Head Start Centers it will probably be two
Project Head Start Centers are also eligible for
surplus foods useful in child-feeding programs.
How much money will the federal government
The federal contribution will be based on an ap
proved local budget estimate. In general, local com
munities will be expected to pay at least 10 of
the costs. Their share may be in terms of space pro
vided, volunteer services, maintenance costs and
other non-cash items. The federal contribution is ex
pected to average about $170 per child, but there
will be considerable variations among communities.
Are other agencies cooperating?
Yes. The Office of Education, the Department
of Labor, Agriculture, Interior and other agencies
are participating in the planning, organization and
funding of Project Head Start Programs. Personnel
from these agencies are on loan to OEO to help with
the work load.
What kinds of personnel are needed?
Trained and experienced personnel to lead the
tffMjpram for each group of children, volunteers to
assist in many ways, and paid parents or other neigh
borhood residents to perform many non-professional
Similarly, in each community many talents are
needed ranging from the professional doctor or den
tist who can help in the health program to the warm
and sympathetic woman who spends her time listen-
tag and talking to an individual fibjld. Sponsoring
organizations may want to establish a coordinator
of volunteers to help in the recruitment and assign
ment of talent.
How will personnel be trained?
Professionals will do the teaching. The Nation
al UniversHhr Extension Association has trained over
12,000 teachers for Head Start child development
This training program win oe conauciea m
mon of higher ieam-
1 umbra and Puerto
me in 49 states, the uwam oi ix
Who will he eligible fee the program?
Illfll I MlflftillWi I which
15 County Students
At M.H. College
Fifteen Madison Couaty rail
were union the 213 persons
received dames from Mats
H1H Collar Sunday.
Two of them wars among the
firs honor graduate of ths class.
Nancy Kandall, daughter of Pro.
feasor and Mrs .M. H. Kendall of
Mara Bin, received a Bachelor of
Music decree "com lands;" and
Ruth Delene Richardson, daughter
of Or. and Mrs. D. B. Richardson
of Mars Hill, received Bachelor
of Science degree in
ministration "cum lauds."
Two of ths other IS
married women with
children. Mrs. Zora Pom of Mara
Hill, whose husband teaches la the
math department, received a Bach
elor of Arts degree. She teaches
elementary school in Buncombe
County and has a son, Billy, en
rolled at Mars Hill High School.
Mrs. George Roberts of Mara
Hill received a BA degree in el
ementary education. She has a
son who just graduated from high
school and a daughter who re
ceived a BS degree at Mars Hill
The others receiving degrees in
cluded Vernon Ponder of Mars
Hill and Barbara Jean Wilde and
Sylvia Joyce Silver of Marshall,
HA degrees; Joyce Irene Ray, I,ar
ry Joe Phillips, William E. Jarvis,
J C. Moss and Olen Max Gibbs
of Mars Hill; Janice Carole l'lem
mons of Marshall; and Joseph
Newton Plemmons of Hot Springs,
June Elaine Adams of Marshall
received a commercial certificate
for completion of a one-year busi
In " Yl4i sVJli
Mrs. R. H.
in the major
Horton of New
To Mr. and Mrs. Gordon A.
Ball, Rt. -3, Weaverville, a daugh
ter, Debra Lynn, May 26. Mrs.
Ball is a former employee of
Maahburn and Huff.
To Mr. and Mrs. Roger Dale
Sams, of Marshall Rt 2, a daugh
ter. May 26, In Memorial Mission
Professor of Economies: "Give
ma an example of indirect taxa
Freshman: "The dog tax, sir."
Freshman: "The dog doesn't
have to pay it, sir."
Stokes, at Boons, won toe
rs is Ms Memorial Day Wisu
ha horns of Mr. and
Bobo, 80 Bellvus Road,
Winning second place
Pulsion was L. M.
Orleans, La., for
merly of AabsviUe.
Third-place honors were won by
Jin Story of Marshall, who de
feated Male Sturgeon of Asheville
after He WS played U draws.
Story won fee 12th game.
Twenty-two men started the
tourney at 0:80 a. m., and short
ly after lunch, the morning win-
nan wan placed in ths major di
vision and ths losers placed in
the minor division.
The tourney was the largest in
WNC history with players from
AsheviUs, Man Hill, Marshall,
Handenonville, Boone Greenville,
8. C, Anderson, S. C, Thomas
villa, N. C, Salisbury, and New
Orleans, La., participating.
Winners in the' minor division
were Ben Legg of Asheville, Wil
liam Neebitt of Greenville, A.
Johnson of Greenville and W. J.
llolloway of Asheville.
Other players from Madison
County who participated were
Judson Edwards and Carroll Radford.
MARSHALL HIGH SCHOOL'S honor students for 1965 are, top
row (L-R) Everett Mace, Nadine Wallin, and Jimmy Landers. Lower
row, Phyllis Niles, Shirley Wilson, Elsie Davis, Joyce Fisher, and Ce
On July 1, Dr. Noel H. McDev
itt of Asheville will complete one
year of internship at N. C. Me
morial Hospital in Chapel Hill.
Dr. McDevitt will go on duty with
the Army Medical Corps.
He is the son of Mrs. N. B.
McDevitt and the late Mr. Mc
Devitt of Asheville and is a
nephew of Mrs. Stephen Eure of
Singing At Hopewell
If you like good Gospel singing,
don't miss the regular 1st Satur
day night Gospel singing at the
Hopewell Baptist Church this Sat
urday, June 5, beginning at 7:30
All singers and the puhli
cordially invited to attend.
are expecting several good
ors, so don't miss it.
L. J. Brown is in charge.
The Rev. Jack Thomas, pastor
of the Marshall Baptist Church,
left Monday by plane for Dallas,
Texas, where he is attending the
Southern Baptist Convention this
week. He expects to return home
Of Infant Niece
Mrs. Frank Brown of Washing
ton, D. C, spent the weak-end in
her mother, Mrs. J.
. Allen, and their two chil
Whl hen Mrs. Brown attend
ed the christening service of her
infant niece, Dana Roe Allen, on
Sunday morning in the Walnut
Presbyterian Church and served
as the child's godmother.
wt hec- brother-
the local community has found to have a substantial
degree of poverty.
Is the program for the cities?
This program is for both rural and' urban areas.
Who will run the local program?
Coirtmunity action agencies, institutions of high
er education, school districts, schools, voluntary agen
cies, local government bodies and other private non
profit, non-political organizations majy sponsor a
What happens after this summer?
In the next fiscal year, many communities are
expected to apply both for follow-through programs
to further help children who participate in Head
Start and apply for community action grants to fund
9 to 12-month programs similar to Head Start.
Whet can you do to help?
Volunteers will be a vital part of most local
Head Start programs. Volunteers of many ages are
needed: retired old people, men or women who can
leave their jobs or homes for parts of the day, col
lege and secondary school students, even fifth and
sixth graders with whom young children love to be.
Some of the specific kinds of jobs which volun
teers can do are:
1. Pick up children at their homes and return
them again at the end of each session.
2. Take small groups of children on outings and
expeditions around the comimunity. ;
3. Supervise outdoor plapr activities.
4. Observe indoor creative play situations such
as blocks, dress-up, dolls, and table games.
5. Supervise arts and crafts activities appropri
ate to the age group.
6. Lead musical activities such as rhythms, sing
ing, playing home-made instruments, playing an in
strument for the children, creating spontaneous
songs, and listening to appropriate folk songs, spirit-
tals, lullabies, etc.
7. Tell or read stories to children.
8. Engage children in conversation about every
thing they do. to strengthen deficient conceptual and
verbal skills. W,
9. Use their professional medical, dental, ar
or accompany individual or small
groups of children to medical appointments.
11. Explain and help parents to use available
community medical resources.
FRI.-SAT., JUNE 4-5
SUN.-MON., JUNE 6-7
Shirley Saba res
"Ride The Wild
THUSDAY, JUNE 10
"Kiss Me, Stupid"
12. Show parents how they can buy and prepare
food which is economical, nutritionally valuable, and
13. Assist professionals with evaluation and re
search of individual Head Start programs.
14. Help round up clothing for the children.
15. Act as case aides to help social workers.
16. Help to recruit children lor the program and
to assure parents of its value.
17. Handle the mobilization,
THUDSAY, JUNE 3
Only ONE DRAWING. If no
winner is present, $5.00 will be
ddad each week twill winner la
Only ONE DRAWING. If win
ner is not nwat,
drawn will be published f
Look In regular theater
if yea have man
it at theater by
fallowing MONDAY to receive
Drawing Te Ceetteas IMS
According to Harry G. Silver,
county agent, rotation of crops to
land on which they have not been
grown for the past year is a good
practice. The easiest control of
hlack root rot in tobacco is crop
Bacterial canker, a destructive
disease in tomatoes, caused by
Corynebacterium Michiganense, a
bacterium, is sure to appear in
any field planted to tomatoes in
which the disease was present the
Early blight, caused by Alter
naria solani, a fungus, appears in
every tomato field to some ex
tent during the season. This dis
ease can be controlled by a care
ful spray program which must be
followed. Altemaria Solani lives
over the winter or decayed plant
tissue in or on the soil. Toma
toes should not be planted on land
tomatoes were grown in the year
before for the disease is sura to
be present and to give tronbla
Bond Sales In
$7,352 In April
North Carolinians' purchases of
Series K and H United States Sav
ings Bonds during April were up
substantially over the same month
of ii year ago.
C. L. Kudisill Jr., Madison Coun
ty Volunteer Chairman said today
that cash sales of E Bonds dur
the month totaled $4 "A million,
which is an increase of more than
17 percent over April of last year.
The combined sales of E and H
Bonds were up 12 percent for the
month, although Series H Bonds
showed a decline of 52 percent.
Cumulative sales of E and H
Bonds for the first four months
of this year were in excess of $18
in the state. This is slightly more
than .34 percent of the state's
$53,100,000 quote for the year.
Bond sales in Madison County
during April were $7,352, bringing
the total for the year to $39,183.
This represents 22.4 percent of
the county's annual quota of $175,
of all sizes
Among the many freezer is a 21 cubic foot freezer
that stores un to 735 nminili it ;.
. r mm vHFPcu wim
such conveniences as two roomy, removable storage
baskets; porcelain-on-steel liner; interior floodlight; .
spring-action counterbalanced lid safety signel
Trimwall construction with compact,
urethane foam insulation. Dimensions are
56" long, 36 1132" high, 30 2732" deep.
Liberal Trade-in on Old Freezer
Horn Electric & Fura. Co.
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