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THE S-RECORD m VOL. 64 NO. 36 8 PAGES THIS WEEK MARSHALL, N. C. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1965 10c COPT 12.60 ATwIi Madison Adjoining A Tear OvUkto imn NEW i I; Rural Housing Loans Total $1059200 In Madison County No '-;Sj) Reported FHA Rural Loan. This County From In IB low-income rural families in Madison County used $101,200 jd Farmers Hone Administration credit during the fiscal year of 1966 for improved housing: facili ties, County Supervisor, W. E. Hill announced today. Loan or ranged from minor repairs to loans etructtng modest but adequate . a. j w . i i t I : VY rura! nomes. rpnas can aiso do,,, munities wiU share in used to improve or construct es- fajL uhJtfX,., POWELL FUNDS TO HELP THREE COUNTY TOWNS The biggest Powell Bill split-up of ffas tax monev for North Caro- individual houeingiB-gfiryi. d to , small amounts forfULs; lUitLt in iaki h hrin . IT nTT" " w for ni iio,, 1800,000 to Western North Caroline this year. sential farm buildings. "The rural housing program ha brought untold benefits to local communities as well as to the pad pie involved," Mr. Hill sskl. " Im provements made by betie'weip, on their homes heve increased the tax base, making it easier for lo cal communities to finance im provements in wads, schools and otter eewurmulty facilities." Smee the program was expand ed fjtemjisjn, over 6,200 rur al tsjpKlIiad have borrowed men than $47.4 million to improve their housing. Lean have been made in an 100 counties hi North Car olina in the amount of f&6 Mil lion during the 1966 fiscal year. Payments of principal and in terest equal 111 percent Of the total amount dee since the pro grain began. Many of the loans are repaid ahead of schedule. There have been no losses on Farmers Home Administration rural booting loans since tbs pro gram started in North Carolina. Loans by Fanners Home Ad ministration are mads to appli cants who are unable to obtain credit from private lenders at reasonable rates and terms. Lotjflj ars tailored to individual need and are accompanied by assistance in farm and financial manage ment The Madison County office of The Farmers Home Administra tion is located on the second floor of the Citizens Bank Building and is open Monday through Friday from 8 a .m., to 6 p. m. LWflivmupart or a total of $8,776,008, which is $460,- 000 mars ban 1964V The largest single allocation in the mountain area goes to Ashe ville. It WiU receive $297,680.66. In Madison County, the follow ing attoeatione have been announ ced: Marshall, $4,806.66; Mans Hill, $5,437.79; Hot Springs, $5,200.11. ft TVA FLOOD PLAN MOVES CLOSER TO REALIZATION Madison Is Ona Of Five Counties Involved In Development An $80 million TVA flood con trol program and overall econom ic development for the Upper French Broad region moved closer to realization Wednesday. Representatives of three of the five counties involved OK'd the naming of a five-member steering committee to work out the details of setting up a local development district which would be eligible to receive Appalachian Regional De velopment Act grants for the initial planning phase. Later, the development district may be trans formed into an Upper French Broad Authority with full statu tory authority to carrying out the huge project. Attending ths meeting st Ashe- vilis Airport and approving the (Continued to Last Page) Program To Start Here Will Aid County Residents Over 50 FB BAPTIST MEN PLAN FOR 1966; MET SUNDAY Madison 9 Loses 15-4 Verdict To Fairview Sunday The officers for the The Fairview baseball team of the Buncombe League scored 10 j runs in the first inning of an ex French hibition game Sunday at McCor- ASC To Be Election Ballots Counted Wed. The incumbent County ASC Committee will publicly tabulate ths ballots cast by farmers in this yesr's ASC community committee election ail Wednesday, September 16, at the ASCS office in Mar shall, starting at 8 a m. In mak ing this announcement, Ralph Ramsey, ASCS office manager said farmers interested in observ ing the tabulation could do so. He explained that in this year's mail election of community committee- sn which ends on Septemoer u, farmers will decide who then ASC community representatives are 'to be for the coming 12-monthe peri od. The three farmers receiving the three highest number of votes at the community level will be the newly elected community chair man, vice chairman and regular (Continued to Last Page) Madison - Buncombe EOA Joint Action Is Approved Each County Will Maintain Identity But Will Work Together The. board of directors of the Opportunity Corporation of Ashe-ville-Buncombe County Tuesday approved a memorandum of agree ment with Madison Community Action, Inc.( for joint action by the two organizations in develop ing programs under the Economic Opportunity Act. The board's action was made subject to approval by the U. S. Office of Economic Opportunity and the North Carolina Fund. Rep resentatives of Madison Communi ty Action approved the agreement A August 25. Joint action was requested by Madison Community Action in Ju- 4 ly after the organization was in formed by the Office of Economic Opportunity that counties with less than 60,000 population will not receive OEO poverty-fighting grants unless they join with one or more other counties. The agreement provides that each organization will keep its corporate identity, but that a joint board of directors and executive committee will be appointed. Mad ison County EOA projects will be developed by Madison Community Action for submission to the joint board. The Opportunity Corporation of Asheville-Buncombe County will submit such program proposals to OEO and will be the responsible agnecy in receiving sucn grams, and in administration. The agreement approved Tues day calls for Madison Community Action representation on the joint board on a straight population ra tio of 18 per cent. This item is still to be approved by the Madi son County group, Revival Speaker i2 mm Sfll LaTsT Am W mmmmm mmmm Broad Baptist Associations! Broth erhood mot Sunday afternoon at Mars H1U Baptist Church to plan their strategy for the coming year. President Theodore Robin son and vice president A. Z. Whitt of Boll Creek led the group in planning four association - wide meetings for Baptist men in 1966. Tte group hopes to see several churches orraniie new Brother hood chapters and rejuvenate in active ones. Brotherhood is the Baptist lay men's uijljldjjalflm with the pur pose of harnessing the manpower in every Baptist church go that it might be an effective witness for Christ. The main areas of em abasts are world missions, Chris tian witnessing, psrasaal steward ship, and missionary education for bays (Royal Ambassadors). Associations! Brotherhood offi cers for the earning year are presi dent, Theodore Robinson, of Piney Mountain: vies president. A. Z. Whitt of Bull Creek; secretary, D wight Childers of Pine Moun tain; World Mission Leader, E. C. Crowe of Madison Seminary; Per sonal Stewardship Leader, Andrew Grindetaff of Calvary; Christian Witness Leadeis Wade line of MarlShaW aacnewsWK, . . jiheesSdor Leader, Lee Sludfpof Piney Moun tain. Any church in the French Broad Association wishing to organize a Brotherhood or Royal Ambassador chapter may contact one of these officers and help willl be given. mick Field and went on to hu miliate the Madison 9 team, league champions, before more than 160 fans, 16-4. The local team was jittery dur ing the first inning and this coupled with the wildness of Doug Ponder, storting hurler, started the Madison 9 on the road to de feat. This was the final baseball game of the season for both clubs. FOOTBALL FRIDAY NIGHT Marshall at Spruce Pise Mars Hill (Open) Hot Springs (Open) () Headquarters To Be In L B. Ramsey Building LIONS' WHITE CANE DRIVE TO START SUNDAY The annual White Cane Drive conducted by Lions Clubs will start this Sunday and continue through September 30, it was an nounced here today hp Jim Story, president of the fwrshall Lions Club. The Hoi Springs JU'dna Club will also be participating in the all important drive with pro ceeds being used to help prevent blindness. Tbs public is urged to assist members of the Lions Crab in this worthwhile camasigti. ASC County Convention Is Set For SeptenuH To Be Held At;3U wsssnspsja sssssss. In ASC Office ajn-; important v Rev. Ted Williams REVIVAL WILL START SUNDAY AT BAPTIST CH. A series of revival services will begin Sunday evening at the Mar shall Baptist Church and will con tinue through the morning service on September 19, it was announced this week by the Rev. Jack L. Thomas, pastor. Guest speaker for the services will be the Rev. Ted Williams, sec retary of the department of sta tistics and survey, Baptist State Convention of Norh Carolina. native Mr. Williams, a Oharlestown, W. Va., has been in North Carolina since 1951. He is a graduate of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary at Louis ville, Ky and has served as pas tor at LiMington Baptist Church and the First Baptist Church of Mt. Olive. He also served five (Continued To Last Page) BUS SERVICE TO MARS HILL WILL CONTINUE Bus service for students in the Asheville and Weaverville areas to attend Mars Hill College will be provided again this year, col lege officials announced Monday. A 37-passenger bus given to the college three years ago by the First Baptist Church of Asheville will operate daily between Ashe ville and the campus. Registrar Robert Chapman who handles reservations for the bus, said applications for admissions to the 1966-66 session are still be ing accepted from qualified com of j muters, although dormitories are filled and no more resident stu dents are being accepted. Any student interested in riding the bus should contact Chapman. The Madison County Agricultur al Stabilization and Conservation (ASC) committee for next year will be elected by farmer-chosen delegates at a county convention Friday, September 17 at 9:30 a. m., in the ASCS office at Mar shall, according to Emory Robin son, chairman, ASC county commit tee. The convention will be open to the public; however.only farmer-delegates to the convention may participate in the election process. Election will be by secret ballot and plurality vote. ASC county and community committeemen are in charge of the local administration of such farm- m action program. s the Agricul tural Conservation Program, the weed grain prorgam, tile volunta ry -wheat program, acreage allot ments and marketing quotas, and the National Wool Program. A qualified candidate for serv ice on the ASC county committee, the chairman explained, is one who is a resident eligible to vote in one of the community elections in the county, and who meets other eligibility requirements. Eligibili ty to vote or hold office as a com mitteeman is not restricted by eason of race, color, creed, or na tional origin. Other details as to qualifications of candidates are available in the ASCS county office. Any questions on eligibility to hold office as an ASC county com- (Continued on Last Page) Education, On-Job Training Planned; U. S. Dept. Of Labor Responsible Announcement was made this week of a year-long program to be conducted in Madison County designed to improve ths existing educational facilities available to older psrsaas. One tons; rang ob jective te to improve the chances of employment open to men and woman over fifty years of age. Local headquarters are being es tablished is the newly remodeled Listen Ramsey office building on Main Street, and ths project will he under the (spend guidance of Buncombe County Committee on Aging, which has received a grant from the U. 8. Departessnt of La bor for tbs "experimental snd demonstration" project. Under ths terms of Ins Labor Department contract, ths project staff will concentrate on residents of rural anas within the county who are past fifty years of age and who are unemployed or under employed. Under-employed per sons are those who are not work ing full time, and also includes those who, with additional educa tion and training can qualify for better jobs than they now hold. Educational activities nlenned HV?BJpjP1nPJHH'J as 1 mm,wmmmi-mi pWHIO: ' range all the way from basic read ing and writing on through skill and trade training, ,and include allowances for On-the-job to be conducted by employers. Special counselling services will be available to qualifying county residents which will use existing social and professional groups with resources to provide assistance to such persons. Dr. H. W. Stevens, chief of Bun combe County's Health Depart ment and president . of the spon soring committee,, announced that staff members are now being se lected, with emphasis on the em ployment of local residents, and that a detailed statement would (Continued to Last Page) Cranberry lifts Tornadoes, 12-7; Cardinals Beats Blue Devils, 19-0; Wildcats Lose To East Yancey. 32 i Marshall - Cranberry In an Appalachian Conference game at Cranberry Friday night, the Cranberry Wildcats edged out tiie Marshall Tornadoes by a 12 7 score. Larry Huges scored for Cran berry in the second quarter and the second touchdown was made on a pass from Johnny Tate to to Last Page) eddv Julian (Continued ' f Hot Springs - Clyde The Clyde Cardinals bounced into the victory column Thursday night as B. J. Thompson scored IS points in a 19-0 victory over Hot Spring at Clyde. Thompson, a 176-pound senior fullback, scored on a 10-yard run to the first period, on a one-yard burst in the second, and on a 20 yard gallop Just before halftime. (Continued To Lot Page) Mars Hill - East Yancey Right halfback Ronnie Robinson put on a one-man show, scoring 26 points as East Yancey High shut out Mars Hill, 32-0, st Mars Hill Friday night Ths visiting team, gaining 344 yards of its 386 total on the ground, scored in every period with Robinson tallying four touchdowns and placekicking two extra points. to fr V V ACTIVITIES OF I OUR RED CROSS for im.v a vi wvsss .y. V In August, lour Macaaon iun ty servicemen and one veteran re ceived Red Cross service accord tag to a report from the Madison County Branch of the Asheville Area Red Cross Chanter. . The servicemen were given service in reporting s n d communications, while a report to the Veteran's Administration was made for the veteran. Hospitalized resident of Madison County used 63 unite of blood dur ing the month, it was also report ed. Twenty Madison Countians donated blood at ths Blood Canter in Asheville, while 48 donors gave blood at the Red Cross Btoodmo- bils visit to Hammarlund Corpora tion in Mars Hill on August 16. A MAN AND HIS WORK 9MtaMsadsaJ !IteLi,S jbiS' SMMKt Itti HftP''e'MM''SRpiasnnvHnnniBnsaKasiBHBssssi 33H mm fl iS B I m m BnnV pjnj Famed humanitarian-physician Or. Albert Schv graphed last December as he stood in front of his i Gabon. He spent a great portion of his life tl doctor, who died Saturday night, was buried n soil near the jungle hospital. iflMnflH 1 - . . Africa

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