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Christmas Holidays Are
Announced For Marshall
Most Places Of Business To
Be Open Here Next
Christmas holiday schedule for
Marshall reveals that most busi
,.ss fiiviva will he closed on
Christmas Day only "'"I w" n'"
open on Monday.
1'ost Office officials stated that
the post office would lie closed
Saturday hut would reopen on
The hanks will he closed b;tll
Saturday and Monday.
The Welfare Department and
the Health Department will he
closed Friday through Monday as
will the offices in the court house,
it was announced.
Driver injured In
Wreck Of School
Bus Here Monday
A county school bus, unoccupied
except for a student driver,
plunged 200 feet down an em
bankment near Marshall Monday.
The driver received a fractured
Roger Slagle, 18, son of Mr.
and Mrs. George Slagle of Mar
shall RFD 2, and a senior at
Marshall High School, had just
started his round to pick up pas
sengers at 7 a. in., when the bus
swerved to the left side of tne
Marshall bypass and rolled over
Slagle was taken to Memorial
Mission Hospital in Asheville for
Watch your future plans the
bigger the summer vacation the
harder the fall.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Of primary
importance to every citizen in
Madison County, as well as the
rest of the state, is the proposed
reapportionment. Madison Coun
ty citizens will note that instead
of the county having its own rep
resentative, three counties will be
combined (Madison, Yancey and
Haywood) with two represent
tivcs By DOUG REED
Citizen-Times Staff Writer
16 PAGES THIS WEEK
lielow is a list of winners in
last Saturday's Merchants Asso
rial ion drawing held here :
Zora Huffman, Marshall lit. 2.
h Trade Certificates.
.1. Walter Ill-own. Marshall Kl
r, f Trade Certificates.
I ; race Knglish, Mar ball,
Tilson Hunter, Marshall lit. 2,
Mary Henderson, Walnut, f
Mrs Hazel Wilds, Marshall.
Klectric C-offett Pot,
John Ii. Metoalf, Marshall lit
h, 5 Trade Certificates.
Elmer Gunter, Marshall lit. I.
20 gallons Gas.
Jack Payne, Marshall RiL
6 Trade Certificates.
Hoye Coates, Marshall, 5 Trade
Willard Cassada, Marshall Kt.
Ethel Wallin, Marshall 5 Trade
Freddie Shelton, Marshall Kt. It,
Of Officers For 1966
French Broad Masonic Lodge
No. 212 will have an open instal
lation of officers for the 190"
year, on Monday, Dec. 27.
The installation ceremony will
commence promptly at 7:110 p. m.
Supper will be served at 0:00
n. in., ty uie nieinoeis oi mi j
Chapter, Oitler of the Eastern
SUM', honoring the Masons and
the North Carolina House of Rep
resentatives will bring startling
changes to Western North Caroli
na's traditional role in the Gener
The accompanying map shows
just how drastic the proposed re
At the same time, the inevita
bility of the change left little
room for negotiation. The loss of
representation for the west sim
ply follows its loss of poputauon.
MARSHALL, N. C, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1965
Large Crowd Views Event
Tuesday Despite Cold,
The first presentation of the
Christmas pageant depicting the
birth of Christ was view by sev
eral hundred pel-sons Tuesday
le-pite damp, frigid weather. As
arly as .; :tn o'i lock cars were
ined from one end of Main Street
In the other awaiting 'be color
fill and impressive pageant which
has gained national prominence.
Visitors from many out-of-state
areas attended and were Compli
mentary of t h e presentation.
Among those registering were
from Greensboro, many places in
Tennessee, Florida, and other
The presentation will continue
nightly at 7:.".0 through Thurs
day. In addition to the visitors,
Bruit' Roberts, nationally-known
photographer who "who put Mar-
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MAN IS HELD ON
U. S. Deputy Marshals Thurs
day evening arrested a Weaver-
ville man at a cafe he operates
in Madison County and charged
him with two counts of issuing
narcotics without a prescription.
Jimmy Fee Buckner, HO, of
Marshbank road, was arrested
about. 15 p. m. by Deputy Marshals
Andrew F. Gardner and Thomas
J. Greene at. Little Buck's Cafe.
The eating place is located at the
Forks of Ivy about 10 miles north
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less, within the next five years
the outmigration from the moun
tains is reversed, the voice of the
hill counties will be further di
minished. On the map, the lines of de
marcation for the Mountain, Pied
mont and Eastern sections of the
state are more or lass arbitrerilyy
drawn. The geographic divisions
of the state have never necessari
ly han followed in politics. And
it is evident from the map,
New Plant To Open At
Mars Hill January 3
Merchants' Final Drawing
To Be Held Here Friday
Members of the Prize Committee for the Christ
mas Shopping; Promotion, sponsored by the Marshall
Merchants Association, this week announced the list
of prizes which will lie tfiven away here this Friday,
December 2 I .
The last of four drawings will be held at I! :.'i0
o'clock at the courthouse.
Below is the list of prizes to be given away r ri-
day afternoon :
Eight drawings for five Trade Certificates
Quarter Inch Drill Coal, Feed & Lbr. Co.
Teflon Casserole with Stand Nat'l 5c & 10c
Electric Blanket Belk-Broome Co.
Electric Clock Wild's Radio & TV Service
2-Year Subscription The News-Record
r, SILVER DOLLARS Merchants Association
ih-montKs-old PON IT plus i&STLTVER DOLLARS
By HARRY G. SILVER
County Extension Chairman
A number of farmers through
out the Western North Carolina
area have inexperienced a fear
that Western North Carolina
would over-do the tomato busi
ness. Information from the U. S.
Department of Agriculture shows
that the plantings of tomatoes for
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the new House districts, geogra
phy did not necessarily play a
This is especially true in tne
northwestern counties, where
Stokes and Ashe counties are
placed in the same district. Ashe
is a true mountain area, while
Stokes is much leaa so, and in
most other considerations would
e held a part of the Piedmont.
The stark fact, of course, is
(that 28 western counties will have
ess than half the number of
JL'.MI A Veur III
New Year's Edition
Will Be Published
On Next Thursday
The annual New Year's Edition
of The News-Record will be pub
lished next week and will bear
various New Year Greetings from
merchants and individuals.
All advertisers wishing space
for Greetings should contact this
newspaper by Tuesday morning.
News reporters and advertisers
me also asked to send in copy as
soon as possible so that the pa
per can he mailed at the regular
votes in the House assigned to
26 Piedmont counties.
Actually, the Piedmont area
shown here is probably too small.
Wake County has increasing ties
to the industrial heartland of the
State. The huge military instal
lations in Cumberland make tnart
county much more similar to its
neighbors to the west than to
the rest of Eastern North Carolina.
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A Year Outside Those Counties
Madison & Adjoining Counties
To Interview Workers On
December 28; In Skating
Through the local office of the
Kmpliivincnt Security Commission
of North Carolina, Ira liosenstock
has announced the opening of a
new needle trades and sewing
plant, at Mars Hill.
The firm will be known as Ro
enstocl Company and will be
located in the Mars Hill Skating
Kink Building, owned by Adam
The plant will begin operations
on January .'!, l'Jfiti with an initial
staffing of 2,r-3!3 employees and
will probably expand to 100-150,
it was announced.
' Officials of the firm and state
employment service will be re
cruiting and hiring workers at
the building on Tuesday, Decem
ber 28 from 9:00 a. m. to 4:00
Persons interested in working,
especially experienced power sew
ing machine operators, should ap
ply on this date, officials said.
The annual Marshall Lions
Club drawing will be held at the
courthouse here at ,'1 p. m., Fri
day. Proceeds from the event will
be used by the Lions to furnish
baskets of food for the blind in
The feature prize to be given
away is a 900 pound choice 4-11
Other prizes include an electric
fry pan, a camera and a .22-cal-iiber
Officials stated that you do not
have to be present to win.
9 MEN INDUCTED
INTO ARMY IN
According to Mrs. Damans R.
Propst, Clerk, Local Board No.
59, nine county men were induct
ed into the U. S. Army during
the month of December. They are
Cletus Rex Brooks, Hot Springs
Jerry Griffin, Marshall Rt. 5.
Calvin Edward Brown, Marshall
Earl Luther Davis, Marshall
Jackie Chandler, Marshall Rt .
Joseph Stanley Ray, Mara Hill
Wade Hubert Ballard, Mars
Hilll Rt 3.
Jerry Ball, Man Hill Rt. 1.
Paul William Sawyer, Hot
Springs Rt. - 'ItflWW
It ia easily predictable that un
in the alignment of counties into
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