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CORD I HE NEi f m NO. 44 8 PAGES THfS WEEK Road Bonds MARSHALL, N. C. THURSDAY. 4 0 v.r om.m n,,., . " Approved In State Toes J Appeals Court " "' 1 1 1 1 ; 1 T : 1 -"-""r uw Auna I I yf Injured '- iim mm i : - 1 wmmrwrnr'-- r m fm mm a I "isssssi HDHIH .- SBBBBl BBBBBF "SSSSBBBSBB bbbbbbbbb l . jHiSMkiiH B Pat Davis, Hmrtok A SHC Chaimn te Others visit county How Madison Voted 1 i.o m ' jt iW .rfl ffidal Results Of The Elation In BOND ISSUE i Marshall Tl Laurel T2 Mars mi T8 Beech. Glen T4 Walnut T5 riot Spring T6 Ebbs Chtf'fll Spring Creek T8 TOTALS ,v F A 466 17 156 10 518 8 19S 10 284 14 bbbWs 124 6 70 7 1W1 o mm' urn- rrvi id COUR County Follow; T ISSUE F Occurs On1 By-Pass Friday Night; Teresa Sawyer Injured Mrs, Patricia Sawyer DavJi and Nancy Cook, 16, both of Mar shall were instantly killed late Friday night when the 1968 4 -door Chevrolet car, driven, by Mrs. Davis, went out of control and crashed into the embankment on the Marshall by-pass. The acci dent occurred about a mile north of Marshall near the intersection of Mashburn Hill. Kay ster of the drh?&, was the Memorial" Mission Hospital m Ashe vi lie, with a ais looated shoulder, broken arm, and Other injuries. Her condition is satisfactory,? State Highway Patrolman J. L. Proffitt said all tin gists thrown from the wreckage within 15 feet of each other. The car apparently ran off the right shoulder of the highway at high speed, hit the embankment and turned over three or four times. The impact caused the engine to be severed from the body, landing on the opposite side of the high way. The bodies of Mrs. Davis and Nancy Cook were located some 200 feet from the wrecked car. Teresa Sawyer w as lo cated when someone heard a moan and she was lying in a ditch be rman Last Thursday Speaks At Courthouse Here; Goes To Hot Springs Over 25-70 for the first time in history, a State Highway Commission man visited Madison FOOTBALL Chh Ms, mtflsHP I . THURSDAY NIGHT (Tonight) FUND DRIVE Ffflt GIRL SCOUTS Marshall Tl Laurel' T2 ffo Hill T3 Bitch Glen T4 Walnut T5 Hot Springs T6 Ebbs Chapel T7 Spring Creek T8 885 80 442 189 181 189 93 50 A'" 88 50 48 35 69 22 18 21 1509 301 The annua icout fund drive is now in progress sad the public if urged to contribute gen erously so that the Girl Scout programs in the county jftn be continued , sEBJ RedC : ro Drive Fears End j Reports Are Needed New Although the contribution. Anyo Red C 60V. DAN MOORE Thanks Local Editor For Active, County H &'. SZ&WlSt- t Mi. ( at m Gov. Dan Moore Tuesday night was exuoerant over unDrovai ot the $300 million road bond issue Cowty Overwhelmingly Approves Both Issues Margin More Than 3 To 1 : Only Two Counties Oppose Issues North Carolina voters, by a margin of more than 3-1, Tuesday authorized the state to borrow $300 million for road construction without increasing taxes and to Create an intermediate Court of Appeals. The overwhelming approval of the two special election issues was a personal victory for Gov. Dan Moore, who had campaigned long and hrd for them. I It was a defeat for the Ku Klux Klan, which had voiced the only MeggMaed opposition to the road bond issue. The Klan showed lit- ;4 Voters Approve Road Bonds, 1994 To 75; Voting Machines Used 'S3 HHi and State Highway e voting strength except in spot- Commission Chairman Joe Hunt had campaigned vigorously for the past four months. The Governor said the bond is sue will have particular signifi- Bj for Western North Caroli- an interview With The Cit- jjsen, the Governor said, "This pro- combined with Appalachia nds, should give out mountain J section the highways winch it has lid at last ODen Western (ted areas of its Eastern North Carolina stronglwM. MM tm of the seated 2,162 precincts reporting, the vote on IM IMlid issue was: fdr 2K91: against 79,944 Appeals proposal, With 2,146 on the Court of the vote was 81,326. All but tttjtf of North Carolina's 100 couaties Franklin and Greene supported the highway measure just squeex- Johnston and Although the voting was light as expected in Madison County as compered to a general election, the results of votes east were de clared "most satisfying" by Jim Story, county chairman for the Road Bond Issue; and by A. E. Leake, county director og the in termediate court issue. Mnal un official returns reveal that the road bond issue was ingly approved in the county, in favor and only 75 agatnwt ' In the appellate court issue, voters in the county approved the issue, ISO to an?i For the first time in history, voting macWnas Were used Si the eight voting precincts. From comments heard from sev ers! sections of the county, voters were quickly shown how to use the machines end Jte.ftMr -as can be learned most everyone "found to operate and B d The use of the machines also results! hv-g- juik tabnMfeOf votes. After the polls closed at 6:30 o'clock, all Drecinets bad re fer 227,709; against to beai ' ' ltJlo Hinrthnnu b I'll) a whirlwind tour of WNC coun ties in the interest of the $3,000, 000 road bond issue, .spoke to a representative audience in the courthouse here and then he and his party left immediately for Hot Springs where he spoke at the Al pine Restaurant. Accompanying Mr. Hunt on the tour were 13th Division Commis sioner J. G. Stikeleather, Jr., of Asheville; Frank Hutchinson, Di vision Engineer; James Council, Area Engineer, of Boone; Keith Huntley, of Raleigh, public rela tions; and S. R. Willabee, Secon dary Road official, of Raleigh. Jim Story, Chairman of the Governor's Committee for Better Roads in Madison County, presid- side the highway. The accident oc-, at both meetings, curred on a slight downgrade of1 Mr- UvTlt explained the Road a straight stretch of highway. Bo"d Issue and pressed interest According to witnesses the three :in the roads and the irirl hH .ttenU th H.llowp'en entire 8tate- He commended Mr. i oxji i (i . rt s ; Carnival at the Marshall school o"""- and then had gone to the Mar shall skating rink. They then went to Plemmons Restaurant on the by-pass and were thought to be going to the Madison Grill when the accident occurred. AMBULANCE CALLED An ambulance from Bowman Fu neral Home was called to the (Continued to Last Page) Marshall at North Buncombe SATURDAY NIGHT Mars Hill College at Mary ville tions as are workers. It reports caw be tabu weeic. (Continued to Last Page) Masons To Meet Saturday Night French Broad Masonic Lodge will have an emergent comxnuni- f An-1 tor's Degree. g the Mas- y"tiWwsKJ IB'ilWsiMsssssan i - (chairman of the Governors C (Continued to Last Page) a Commissioner Who had our interests at heart" i Con is lined To Last Page) BR SPE OUGHTON TO AKATMCDW aUB ON NOV. 13 Fund Raising Dinner To Be Held In School Cafeteria J. Melville Broughton, Jr., of Raleigh, chairman of the State Democratic Executive Committee, will be the main speaker at the second annual fund raising dinner of the Madison County Democrat ic Women's Club to be held Sat urday, November 18 in the Mar shall School cafeteria, beginning at 7:80 p. m. EX-MADISON COUPLE DIE Arlington, Va. A triple slay ing here Friday, which involved a former Madison County couple, has been described by police as dou ble murder and suicide.' Police reported that Joseph Ponder, 30, of Camp Springs, Md., hot his wife, Christine, 28, in the head, fired a bullet into the chest of Eugene W. Embrey, SO, of Catlett, Va, and shot himself in the head. The staying occurred shortly after the closing of the Morgan Mflhvork Co. plant, where Mrs. Ponder and Embrey ware employ ed. Both men were pronounced dead at the scene, and Mrs. Pon der was dead on arrival It Ar lington Hospital. The death weapon was a 32 cal ibre revolver loaded with hollow point long rifle slugs, police re- The son of the late Governor roughton, the party head is fa ported wing his father in political, av-j Mr. Ponder is survived by two : and church affaiits in Wake daughters, Jewel and Romona, and ounty and fine state. Ha wss ! a sen, Dean Ponder, of the home: Dr. Charles H. Powell (left), chairman of Madison Community Action Inc., and Dr. William E. Highsmith, chairman of the Opportuni ty Corporation of Asheville-Buncombe County, Monday signed an agreement cfijling for joint action by the two organizations in behalf of poverty-fighting programs in Madison County under the federal Economic Opportunity Actr . a , Madison - Bun c:'c Merge In Joint Officii EOA Programs Joint action by the Opportunity Corp. of Asheville-Buncombe Coun ty and 'Madison Community Ac tion Inc., was formally ratified by board members of the two groups at a meeting Monday in First Union National Bank hi Asheville. At the same time, approval was given for submission in behalf of Madison Community Action of an application to the U. 8. Office of Economic Opportunity for a nine- months, $37,217 urocram develoD- poverty - fighting programs in Madison County. The joint action for Madison County programs was made neces sary by the fact that the Office of Economic Opportunity ,dos not make giants to counties which, like Madison, have fewer the 60, 000 population unless they join with other counties. Both organi sations retain their separate cor porate identities. peals. 1 V Officers and members are urged 2 LJseiL , BL 'm mmWL. ' Hot Springe First To Rjeport B H JBjBtaMPVf road bond issue and the appellate court constitutional amendment Hffiffc, jigfrBi m ' the. courtnouse Marshall j Kb 2 JU B been one of the last counties in mm x V j mmkum I the state to Kot final ICPorts dis 'SgwZmt St .j patched to news media. MBBBSB11 fewWWMfp I Press announced that Clay Coun- lH turns from Madison were the rc- ijPBJPBl I duction in precincts from 23 to eight and the use of 15 voting ma- . iUM BBsW .mMm chaines for the first time I I All eight voting precincts axe B; :iaBBl now located in the io(h nWi aB. I schools of Madison County. Bll V I RBaPJ I Qnck rM9an ftr election of- BEsW M i ncials made Madison one of the Mm MM M first counties in the State to re- she Opportunity Corporation of Asheville-Buncombe County which preceded tils joint meeting, ap proval was given for an applica tion to the North Carolina Fund for a 893,922 grant for a neigh borhood development demonstra tion project in the Sandy Mush section of Buncombe County. To tal east of the project would be $13486 with a large part of the (local matching share coming from TOBACCO EXPERTS from the Marshall High School FFA Chap ter are the state's top hurley judges, in the wake of the 1965 State Fair. They Won the annual judging contest among 20 teams of both FFA and 4-H contestants, examining 20 hands of tobacco and posting their verdict against the known grades. In addition to state glory, they won $150 for slab chapter, which is supervised by Jack Cole. Readme- down am Quick response hy election of ficials made Madison one of the first counties in the State to re lease complete returns. In addi tion to telephones in six of the eight precincts, OB radio seta Were set up in the ether two pre cincts. Hot Springs (No. 8) mis 1 first to report at 6:38 p. m. Mi shall was tits last precinct to 1 port at 7:10 p. m. Jim Story, AP corresponds made his final and comnlete a i, Clayton W oCjiOOI WBjS 1 urn n - WmW ' BBBBBBBBBb At a mootfcig of the hoard of (Continued to Psge Eight)

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