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Rites Held Sat., For
i Stern J. Thomas;
Dies In Georgia
Stern J. Thomas, 47, of Oteen,
native of Madison County, died
Wednesday night, February 20,
1963, near Jesup, Oa., when his
truck ran off the highway and
struck a tourist cabin.
Georgia State Highway Patrol
authorities said Mr. Thomas ap
parently died of a heart attack.
He was a driver of the Banana
Distributing Co. of Baltimore, Md.
and was on his way to Flordia for
Surviving arc the widow, Mrs.
Ruby Thomas of the home; two
sons, Stern Jr., and Robert Thom
as, both of Asheville; one daugh
ter, Mrs. Ted Sullivan of Atlanta,
Ja.; the stepmother, Mrs. Amer
ica Thomas of Alexander, and two
brothers, Law ton of Brevard and
Robson Thomas of Hot Springs.
Services were held at 2:30 p.m.
Saturday February 23, 1963 at
Walnut Methodist Church.
The Rev. Alfred Taylor offici
ated and burial was in the church
Pallbearers were L. R. Rector,
Lewis Rector, Donald Stines, Wil
liam Thomas, Hampton Guthrie,
Raymond Stines, R. H. McClure,
and Jack Guthrie.
' Bowman Funeral Home was
This is to advise my Farmer Friends of
Madison County, that I have just
Fresh Shipment Of The Good
V. C. Fertilizer
and will appreciate your business in any
Fertilizer you are going to need this
I also want to tell you that I am celebra
ting my 50th Anniversary in the sales of
V. C. Fertilizer, since 1913 to 1963.
Grover C. Myers
HOT SPRINGS, N. C.
The New Parsonage of Bethel Baptist Church
(French Broad Association), RFD 2, Mars Hill, N.
C., and a part of the congregation that was present
for the Dedication Services held recently. The build
ing, debt free, is valued at $12,500.00, but due to the
splendid cooperation of the membership in furnish
ing materials and free labor it was constructed for a
far less figure. The Rev. T. S. Henderson is pastor
of this progressive church.
Mats Hill News
MRS. J. W. HUFF, Correspondent
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Duff and ba
by son, of Raleigh, visited her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Wells
here last Friday to Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob West of
Kinston were recent week-end vis
itors here to their parents, Mr.
and (Mrs. Dan Carter and Mr. and
Mrs. W. G. Shepard.
Mrs. Avon Ray arid Mrs. Ennis
Briggs have a new grandduagh
ter, Pamela Ann., born to Mr. and
Mrs. Chas. Ray, Feb. 17, in States
ville. There is still much sickness in
Miss Irene Willis is able to be
back at her duties at the Medical
Center after being sick at home
lor several days. ment.
Mr. J. G. Briggs is beginning to Signs are posted of the coming
get out again after being confin- visit of the Red Cross Bloodmo-
ed at home for over two weeks.
Mr. Buie Grigg, who was a hos
pital patient for two weeks, is
Mr. Bill Bennett has been quite
ill at home for the past week but
hopes to be out and back at work
in a few days.
Mr. Wesley Hunter, who has
been a hospital patient in Mission
Hospital for the past two weeks,
does not show much improve-
bile, which is to be in the Baptist
Church here Monday, March 4,
frtjm 12:00 noon to 5:30 p. m.
Blood donors are needed.
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ON N. C. HIGHWAYS
Raleigh The Motor Vehtclei
Department's summary of traffi
deaths through 10 a.m., Monday
Killed to date 153
Killed to date last year 134
R C. K1RBY, Correspondent
Jimmy Collins and family were j
home for several days this week,
visiting Jimmie's mother, Mrs.
Mrs. l'etfgy Dotterer is in New
York State, visiting friends and
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Izlar of
Chattanooga, Tenn., have returned
home after several days in Hot
Springs with their mothers, Mrs.
G. Burgin and Mrs. Mildred Izlar.
Mrs. Maude Long and Mrs. Bob
Davis, also Mayor Henderson and
R. C. Kirby were called to Atlan
ta last week in the interest of our
Housing project. Twenty houses
will be built for retired people and
those of low income.
Messrs Cline, Adams and Mann
of FHA, Atlanta were visitors to
our town this week. They were in
specting sites for the proposed
Ronnie Gentry, who has been
ihospitilized at St. Joseph, Ashe
ville, for two weeks, is greatly im
proved, and will be home soon.
Little Dena Anderson, daughter
toff Mr. and Mrs. Harold Anderson
of Alpine Court is recovering from
a severe case of flu.
The Worlds Day of prayer will
be observed Friday March 1st. at
7:30 p. m. at the Methodist Church.
The Presbyterian congregation
will join with the Methodist folks
in this service.
Rev. Harry Sellers, our Metho
dist preacher, together with Mrs.
Sellers and little son Russell have
gone to Stark, Florida to visit
Paul McFall is up and around
once more after undergoing sur
gery twice in the last few months.
Paul has a host of friends around
here that hope his health will be
greatly improved, after this
Effective Sunday March 3rd at
the Methodist Church, Sunday
school will be at 10 a. m. and
preaching services will be at 11
Mrs. J. A. Roberts sustained a
most painful injury Saturday fal
ling in her kitchen, breaking her
left arm in two places.
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