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Vol. 55 no. 32
MARSHALL, N. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 9, 1956
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Interesting Programs Set
For Each Session;
A Food Sanitation School, spon
sored by the Madison County
Health Department in cooperation
-with the North Carolina Board of
Health, will be held in the audi
' torium of Marshall High School
1 on Wednesday and 'Thursday, Au
b' sii&t 16-16. Both sessions will he
gtfri at 2:80 o'clock and will ad
journ at 4:00 o'clock. Dr. Mar
gery J. Lord, County Health Of
ficer, will preside at Wednesday's
session and Willard Hunter, coun
ty sanitarian, will preside at
Thursday afternoon's session.
The Rev. Dawyer h. Gross, pas
tor of the Marshall Baptist
Church, will give the invocation
on Wednesday and W. W. Peek,
county"1 superintendent, will wel
come the group. Dr. Lord will
then explain the reasons for the
Food Sanitation School.
Miss Mildred Barry, Nutrition
ist, N. C. State Board of Health,
iwi'll discuss "Personal Hygiene"
and a question and answer ses
sion Will follow. Following a
break in the program, Miss Grace
' -"Daiiiels, Health Educator, N. C.
Board of Health, will discuss the
film, "An Outbreak of Staphloc
coccus Intoxication" which will be
shown after the discussion.
On Thursday afternoon, Wil
liam Broadwayt District .Sanitari
an, N. C. Board of Health, will
discuss "Food Handling Practices';
and questions and' nfewe'rt--will
lrios'fllianM, Senior Sni:
" tariah, Buncombe County, will dia
casBTMReeofhinettded Utensils and
Cleaning 'Methods." . Following' an
intermission. Miss Grace Daniels
will discuss the film, "Hashsling
will then be shown to the group.
The two-day school will then
come to a close after three mem
bers from the audience will be
asked to summarize "What I
Learned In This School."
Refreshments will be served fol
lowing the meeting each- day.
Door prizes will be presented
and a special prize will be given
for the best suggestion. Certifi
' rates will also be awarded to each
nerson attending both sessions.
' The public is cordially invited to
S attend the school, Dr. Margery
The man who is responsible,
more than any other man, for the
location of the Blue Ridge Park
way in North Carolina rather than
in Tennessee , R. Getty Brown-
( ing retired last week from ac
tive service with the State High
After 85 years of continuous
service, he winds up a distinguish
1 ed career in highway engineer-
' ing. Since he has handled the
engineering and right of way ac
quisition for the 260nile section
of the parkway in North Carolina
for the last 22 years, it is expect
ed that he will be later employed
by the Highway Commission at
.a consultant on completion of the
.parkway, and other highway loca
tions. -rX.' -wwww' sin i in. ! i
Oa Every, Monday
a Th Marine Recruiter from the
. Asheville ofiico wiU visit Madi
i soB County every Monday.
He will be in the Post Office in
; Hot Spring in the mornings, and
',at tin Coort House. ;tev.M.anhaU
during the' aftowooMUJif
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Tx ,'ni2vin To PreachAt
i ValnutlVednesday v
- The Rv F. N. Blevins, pastor
of the West End Baptist Church,
' NV-port, Tenn wiiypreach at
f . ' -pr.ltui l?T!t?rt riurch Wed-
t V ' Tf y r;. v.t, Avr -l'l. He will
vj '. tt . Etxrial !iert . w'tli lira.
- "j ' i will bp'i t 8:C3 oVcKk.
Two County Men
Enlist In Navy In
Month Of July
James Harold Annis and Curtis
Lee Laiwson of Hot Springs were
enlisted in the U. S. Navy on 6
July, and are now at the U. S.
Naval Training Center, Great
Lakes, 111., where they will re
ceive nine , weeks of recruit train
ing. 4-H MEMBERS
ATTEND A lt
Vera Waldroup, Route 2, Mars
Hill, and Wayne Clark, Route 1,
Marshall, were selected as 4-H
Club members from Madison
County to attend a meeting in
Raleigh July 29 through August
2, sponsored by the American In
stitute of Cooperation.
The meeting was a major Na
tional farm meeting. Delegates
were present from every state and
some other countries. The 4-H
members attended five youths pro
grams which included interesting
tours consisting of tours of
North Carolina State College cam
pus, Duke - University campus,
poultry dressing plants, and other
interesting places in the Raleighr
barhani area!. , - ' .
wee' .about 3,000,- eonjnsting' "of
izvu e-n viwu. memoers.
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Miss Mary Elsie Thomas,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Amos
Thomas of Walnut, is attending
a conference sponsored by the
American Baptist Convention at
Green Lake, Wisconsin. On the
return trip Miss Thomas will visit
Detroit and Canada. Miss Thom
as is a graduate of Walnut High
School and attended a business
college in Asheville, and is now
employed in Washington, D. C.
County Board Of Education
Endorses Pearsall School Plan
The Madison County Board of
Education met here Monday morn
ing and discussed prospects con
cerning the opening of county
vhnnla An Aiivuftt SO.
The board also passed a resdnh
tion endorsing the Pearsall Plan
relating to school integration.
The Resolution is as follows:
The Madison County Board of
Education, taking cognisance of
the fact that trained educators
and legislators have devoted full
time efforts for many months to
promulgating plans to meet the
problem posed by the ' Supreme
Court ruling in regard to segre
gation in the public schools, and
being in basic agreement . with
principles. expounded in the Pear
sall Plan, as endorsed by Gover
nor Hodges end implemented ky
the recent special session of "the
Legislature, . hereby unaaimoasly
endorses an affirmative 'response
to' the ' proposed constitutional
amendments to be voted on Sat
urday,': September 8, 1956. V It
farther urges that the school pa-;
trons of this administrative om
Irrespective Of race, give wfcofc
hearted rapport to all efforts, to
gain; approval of the constitution
al amendments referred to above.
The Board is of the considered
opinion ' that all Other plans -offered
are not workable,' either be
cause. ' of : extremist provisions,
tr-neral weakness, or possible un
cenistutionality. It is of the sin-c-o
opinion tha the proposed
i -en ' -rents may not be a perfect
Freeman Will Leave For
Chicago By Plane
Gov. Averell Harriman of New
York Thursday appointed Sam
J. Burrow of Asheboro and Fred
E. Freeman of Marshall as his
campaign' managers for North
Freeman is chairman of the
Madison County Board of Elec
tions and Burrow was chairman
of a Young Democratic rally at
which Harriman spoke in Ashe
boro last month. Both Freeman
and Burrow are North Carolina
delegates to the national Demo
Burrow said the objective was
to line up first and second choice
support for Harriman at the con
vention and he would "begin im
mediately" contacting North Car
The majority of the North Car
olina delegation favors Adlai
Stevenson, but one member, Terry
Sanford of Fayetteville, said if
Stevenson didn't show "some
strength" on early ballots, he
would shift to Harriman.'
Mr. Freeman,, will Jeave Mar
shall, Saturday to, board a plane
at the AahevilleHmdersonvfile
tne vemocrane uonvenwn. c,
Before leaving for, the; Conven
tion," Mr. . Freeman and Mr. Bur
row had the following to say
about Mr. HarYiman :
"We are for Averell Harriman
because we believe his background
in foreign affairs makes him the
best-fitted man in America to lead
the free world in its conflict with
Russia and because we believe
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Pastor: "Do you say prayers
Little Boy: "No sir,
need to; my mother's
To Give Program
At Lions Monday
The Marshall Lions Club will
meet at the Rock Cafe next Mon
day night at 7:30 o'clock. The
program for the meeting will be
from , Marshall Radio Station
WMMH. H. W. Thorns, owner,
and Jimmy Childress, supervisoa,
will speak to the club and Bob
Hoyle, trick violinist from the
Brevard Radio Station WPNF,
will be present and play several
All members are urged to at
tend. 11 To Graduate
At Mar. Hill
".j'T'fy'. . ' "
Klevent students are expected ji
be graduated tonight (Thursday)
at the close of the Mars Hill Col
lege summer school session,... .
William Edmond McPeters, sen
ef Mr. and Mrs, A. B. McPeters,
of. Mars Hill, is among those who
expect to receive ; Associate ia
Arts diplomas., , V '
. Principal speaker for the oc
casion is Dr. Hoyt BlackweU,
president ef the college. 5 "'
solution, but that they offer the
ONLY feasible plan of preserv
ing our pvMie school which has
been formulated at the present
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MEN KILLED IN
Two Madison County men were
killed when the car they occupied
left Highway 107 and overturned
near Del Rio, Tenn., Saturday at.
ternoon, August 4, 1966.
Both were dead on arrival at
a Newport, Tenn., hospital.
They were Ralph Shelton, 28, of
Marshall RFfD 4, and Charles
Cook, 24, of the Little Laurel sec
tion of the county.
Funeral services for Shelton
were held at the Bakers Creek
Church of God at 2:30 p. m., on
Monday. Burial was in the Lisen
Surviving are the parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Coatney Shelton of Mar
shall RFD 4; four sisters, Mrs.
Edison Hensley and Mrs. Ray
Worley of Marshall RFD 4, and
Mrs. Homer Shelton and Mrs.
Richard Talton of Prospect, Va.;
and 4 brother, Rev. Tom, Max
and Louis-, all of Marshall RFD 4.
Shelton was enmployed in the
lumber and logging business.
iFuneral services for Cook were
held Tuesday at 2 p. m., in the
Chapel Hill Church. The Rev. N.
H. Griffin officiated and burial
was in the church cemetery.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs.
Euretha Cook; two daughters,
Linda Sue and Brenda Ann, both
of the home; the parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. K. Cook of Marshall RFD
3; two brothers, Clyde and Leon
ard; and four half-brothers, Jim,
Lester, Chester and Fred, all of
Madison County; and three half
sisters, Mrs. Joe Landers of De
troit Mich., and Mrs. Nettie Gen.
try and Mrs. Evelyn Bradshaw of
Madison; County. ty .
Coach Howard Barnwell this
week announced that he urges all
prospective football candidates at
Marshall High School to meet him
at the school building on Tuesday
afternoon, August 14, at two
Practice will begin on Wednes
day, August 15, and with two ses
sions being held daily until the
opening of school.
All candidates are urged to
have a complete physical exam
ination prior to August 14. Boyf
interested in becoming foottiall
managers are also asked to re
port on August 14.
Coach Barnwell stated -that a
complete schedule of games will be
announced in the near future.
Seven County Men
It was announced here this week
that the following boys left Tues
day for Charlotte where they were
inducted into the service. They
are Rubin Jones, Marvin Flasher,
Paul Burrell, Landon Carmel Car-1
ver, C. L. Norton, William Her
schel Bradley and Crater Jeffer
Ramsey Stocks 5,767
Trout Iii Madison '
la accordance with previously
approved plans, the Wildlife Re
sources Commission ha complet
ed stocking of 5,767 trout' averag
ing S inches j n length in ttie wa
ters i of Big V Laurel, . Puncheon
Fork, Big; Creek,, Spring .Creek,
Meadow Fork and Roaring fork
Creek, These fish were produced
at the State Fish Hatchery locat
ed 'near Marion. District. Game
and Fish Protector ; Kaymond
Ramsey directed tte ielease of
the fish ' and solicited assistance
from members of the. local Wild
life Ou ; and ether . Interested
sportsmen,' : ijifj0M t
The - Wildlife x Resources t Com
mission points Out tvst the coop
erative effort of all C"e interest
ed in. the V'-'m'u f r-i ga e
resources v ! ' ' ' '
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rJodgo Parser To Mlress School
an At Gars CHill tat Tuesday
FIRST AID TO
Mitchell Kirkland, First Aid
and Wateraid Instructor of the
American Red Cross, will meet
with representatives of the U. S.
Forestry, Highway Patrol and In
dustrial personnel at community
building in Hot Springs on Fri
day night, August 10. The meet
ing will start at eight o'clock.
Mr. Kirkland will also meet
With Jfimmie Johnson, Marshall
life guard, for any desired assist
ance that he might need.
Certificates for beginners, ju
niors and senior life-savers will
be presented this summer, it was
Represents N. C. 4-H
Clubs At Ala. Meet
Nancy Stackhouse, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Stackhouse,
Route 3, Marshall, was selected to
represent North Carolina 4-H
Club members of U.T.D. families
at the third annual meeting of the
Tennessee Valley Association of
test demonstration farm families.
The meeting was held at Muscle
Shoals, Alabama July 20-27- Nan
cy was selected from .approximate
ly,! 50 4-H Club members who at-
una fie. vjuuBve r , t,i.is , uon , tr
ance from Alabama, Georgia,' llis-i
sigsippi, North Carolina, ' Tennes
see, and Virginia. -At this con
ference delegates' from 'these
states servdton a panel to dis
cuss the. Fontana meeting.
Nancy gave the following ac
count of the trip:
We left Asheville Wednesday,
July 25, but found our trip cut
short at Cherokee. Our bug broke
down there and we had to wait
for another one. We ate lunch in
ing To Food Handling," which
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Intensive Polio Uacciiiation
Cutsijpto Start Tuesday
Commencement of the Madison
Seminary Baptist Church singing
sciKMl will to held Friday night
at 7:80 Vclock,
Hector Bobbins, of Gastonia, has
been directing the,, ten-day school I
which has been HnsQ. attended.
! The publieai condiaHy myited
to attend the commencemenl exer
cises Friday nightr
Burnette-iS Moore Is
Killed In'Accldeit j
Rites Held Tuesday
r Burnette Moore, i eoV. of Hot
Springs died Saturday, Aogusi 4
1956, from Injuries received when
he feU from m logging track near
Hot Springs' earlier ' in the 'day.
; Funeral services- -were hel4
Tuesday at - lOtSO a. , in the
Hot Springs Baptist Church. The
Rev. Calvin Metcalf Officiated and
burial was in the Fainriew Cem-etert.-'.
-: Surviving - are three krolhersi
Albert ot Black lIoutain,T,Lr-is
6f Atlanta, Ga "and" f of ' t
Sprlrgs;-'- sAd'-.three ' t'
Jam rp!-yf '. '
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Principals To Meet
Here On August 16
To Discuss Problems
Superintendent W. W. Peek an
nounced here today that all prin
cipals of Madison County are ask
ed to meet with him at his office
on Thursday, August 16 at ten
The purpose of the meeting will
be to discuss the administrative
problems of the various schools.
Mr. Peek also announced that
all principals would be available
to advise parents on any prob
lems concerning the schools after
Governor Hodges announced on
Tuesday the resignation of Chief
Justice Maurice Victor Barnhill
of the Supreme Court of North
Carolina, effective 1 :00 p. m.,
Tuesday, August 21, 1956. The
Governor, who said the resigna
tion was submitted for reasons of
ill health, accepted the resignation
with deep regret.
The Governor also announced
that Associate Chief Justice John
Wallace Winborne of Marion was
being elevated to the Office of
Chief Justice. To fill the vacancy
on the Supreme Court, the Gover-
'OS-ines .has i amoaaa, , jUeeeiate JwsK
Rodman Attorr r c ral of
North ( " ' ne
and Mr. an 't
aew;rduv,j at .'.the i,
Eastern Star To
Meet Monday Night
The Marshall Eastern Star
Chapter- srtll hold a regular meet
ing on Monday night, August 13,
at 8 o'clock in the Masonic Tem
ple. All members of the Order are
On July 15, a meeting was held
in Greensboro, N. C, with repre
sentatives fromr iie State Board
of HeaKh, ie. National Poliomye
litis Foundation, the Governor's
Poliompelitis 'Vaccine Advisory
CcjUOdttee and the Special Polio
Committee of the State Medkal
Society. This special committee
agreed that ;an intensive cam
paign ahould be undertaken Hn
Torth Carolina Ao set more ef our
children and pregnant women pro
tected from polio. ,r u
, The . Madison' County Medical
Society aas approved this iptens
ive vaccination, plan as recom
mended by tM State Medical So
ciety and asked the Madison Coun
ty . Health' Department to set up
dinics whk trU ka staffed - by
the phyeieian and kealtk -department
personnel, fs'v ; ', . ,
! The schluU fbr-tite 1st "ahef
' MarsHin pwnmunity Building
-August H, 4W-:00 t6 11:00
a. a.-;' -: .-vv- ;
; Marshall School Lfflch -Itoom-
August 17 - 9:00 to 11:00 s, nv
Hot Springs. Clinic. Boam,
Aognst 20 9:06 to 11:00 a'n
, Spring Creek School August
U W 1 :00 W a :00 p. at V -, .'
Walnut School .-a-'' Ao'gnst'. gi
'9:00 to 11:C0 a. t:yV4
WI.'S.' r xk'. Scl:ooi.i,ATUrt
!:'" to f:" ' n.-
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Ways To Improve Quality
Of Schools To Be
Mars Hill, Aug. 6 Judge
John J. Parker of Charlotte, chief
judge of the Fourth Circuit Court
of Appeals, will address state
school superintendents opening
their annual conference here Tues
day, Aug. 14.
Judge Parker will deliver the
key address at 8 p. m., Wednes
day. It will follow sessions earli
er Wednesday at which top edu
cational and legal minds will in
terpret actions of the special ses
sions of the Legislature on school
Dr. Charles F. Carroll, state
superintendent of public instruc
tion Atty. Gen. W. B. Rodman
and Claude Love and Robert Giles,
assistant attorneys general, will
be among the speakers.
Dr. Carroll will also deliver the
principal address at the closing
general session at 9:30 a. m., Fri
day, Aug .18, on "State Action
For Public Education."
In Wednesday's opening gener
al session, copies of bills enacted
by the General Assembly last
month to deal with the segrega
tion problem will be distributed.
Rodman and Giles will form a
panel to review action of the spe
cial Legislative session at 10:15
Beginning at 2 p. m., the su
perintendents will divide into re
gional group sessions to discuss
responsibilities of school superin
tendents under the special legis
lation. '. These will be followed at 3:30
p. nrby a eestuin-aaswer period
for aU groups en tbeproposed $6n-'
stitutional amendments? Partfci
rxting wH) be Dr. Carroll, Rod
, Ciles"an4 Love... ,' '.-
isuruday,' auperintendenU wilt -tura
1 to "othef educall6nai4''Jrobr
lems in a symposium -of "Meeting; t
North Carolina's Need Through.
Education -4. f I , k
Carroll -will preside and partici
pants will include-Nile F. ftunt, (
J. Edgar Kirk assistant director
of the Dept. of Conservation and
Development,' A. B. Combs, Dr.. A.
S. Hurlburt and Dr. Harris Ptfrks,
director of the State Board of
A general session Thursday af
ternoon will take up ways to im
prove quality of the public schools.
Vegetables must be better grad
ed and more carefully handled, if
Tar . Heel vegetable growers , are
W compete on today's market,
according to George S. Ahehier,
State College consumer marketing
Abehier says. "We cant start
to market with trash and expect
it to be graded?up .to an edible
product There is.'.a good poten
tial for . commercial production' of
high quality vegetables.- But we
can't Stop at the end of the tow."
; He claims that proper grading,
packing, and fcaadliag are Just'
aa essential for success Jn ijse"
vegetable business as production; 4
Ababier concludes with
warning' Don try to feel .everyr "4
thing but the vine." :
Jieloy Hamlin .;Ja ,
Likes ciiWii v.5r'
Shelby, Hamlin,, ef V
Laurel section, is we'! v
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