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Marshall, Mars Hill, And
Hot Springs Elections Tues.
No Contest At Hot Si
Marshall, Mars
Full Slates
Tuesday, May 7 is, EaecMon Da
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shall and Mars Hill. But in Hot
Spring. lrtiBHia,! to
tn rtwtnlwAsJ mua a
on the Board
Those fUI ierv'town officials
of the town f sr a-t
Jo R. Hrtdewon, incumbent, for
W Qhsflas- Schaffer, in-
Y- W. roster, incumbent;
W D. Anderson, all for
' who hma amJ
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of Aldennan for the
psst term, did not file for relec-uon.
In Marshall, former Mayor
Clarence Nix Sad Ed Nilea, drug-
gist, nave filed for mayor and
fire candldateV sie seeking the
three seats on the board of alder
They, are Oelmar Payne. J. &
i and Caney Ramsey Jr., in-
and Harold Worley and
AldeaWian Delmar Pavne has
mayor since the res-
To Aftireaa GOP .
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I Charles Raper Jonas
11th Congressional District
Meeting In Asheville
Saturday At 7 P.M.
More than 1.000 Republicans
from the 11th Congressional Dis
trict are expected to be in Ashe-
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Mrs. J. Henry
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unariotte, vice 6
Democratic Executive
of North Carolina,
ty women at a m
French Broad Dam
en's Club Friday night,
in the Mars Hill C
Mrs. Richard L. H
dent of the French Br
presided. Tha. speaker was
aucea oy Mrs. W. utls u
gram vice president. In ad
to the speaker, other
eluded Mrs. Pearl
Mrs. Evelyn Hicks
regional coordinators
ocratic woman's Clubs, ei
Brook Mehaffey of Chariot
member of the board of di
of the Mecklenburg County
Members of the Transylvania
Yancey County clubs were
Mrs. Cromartie told the g
that "when you build a' aftH
for the Democratic Party ji
iaon County, you are ga
hot only 1" Madison
across the state. ra$
of a state and nations
ie Party. What WfTf
Carolina affects our p
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Hot Springs Citi
Request Election On
Whiskey, Beer, Wine
LBH for tha Mjiraliali pQa4Ti-rFia ri
i " "'w ; Mwm.uwasi a m. m Vlltri V c v. H
Bor 1963-64 were installed recently at
Pictured above ( tr) are Mrs. Obray Ram-
aaaaaamCA nrpttiHont Mm T. Q.'v : j-x .
LJfamsey, first vice president; and Mrs.
uui oixicer. utner oiiicers not pre
cture were Mrs. W n WArrl
are a parti'
County Al
1 are enrolled in
i Grain andor tho
tation Diversion Pro
Uninded toiday that
closing date spring
mltted on the desig-
Rnlelcb fka Mat' Vehicle
iVpartmsnt's summary of trsffk,
deaths throogh 10 a. m.. Monday
April 29, 198:
Killed to date 350
Killed to date last year 860
Many political forecasters pre
dict that he will be elected North
Carolina's first Republican Gover
nor In 65 year if he becomes a
candidate. ..-: w .-
Ttia dinner will be preceded by
la reception and press conference.
(Continued to Last rage)
Those eontributincr we
cipal Robert L. Edwarids, Coach J
C. Wallin, Harlon Ingle, Mrs. Al
be Howell, Jack Cole, Mrs. fcai
Fisher, Bnloe Boone, Mrs. Toy
Ramsey, Mrsf Maco Wallin, Mrs.
Celola Ramsey, and Mrs. George
B. Bhupe of Marshall acnooi; rare
(Continued to iast rage;
Meeting Here Last Saturday
. ' Mm.
J. C. Brown Cites Threats
To o-p5 Directors
Are Named
Warnfiags of efforts by private
utilities to "get" electric coopera-
Wafifpfceaid by some 2,000
largest crowd in three
at the 23rd annual meeting
French Broad Electric Mem-
iip Corp., here Saturday.
J. C. Brown, of Raleigh, execu
tive manager of the Tarheel Elec
tric Membership Association,
swke at efforts "to tax yon out
of existence," and said if that
happens, "those who live farthest
down the road wont get much
service, .If any."
Brown said I elec cO-0-tives
have helped create a Nfc
lion-dollar madta for electrical
appliances, by supplying power to
people who couldnt get it or af
ford it before, and that last year
in North Carolina alone they help
ed establish 7000 new wage earn
ers, paying their own taxes, with
new industries.
He promised that the co-ops will
maintain their fight in the state
legislature to hold out against pri
vate utilities which question their
Mr. Brown was introduced by
Mr. D. M. Robinson, manager of
the local co-op.
All directors were re-elected.
They are: '
M. J. Ball, president; E. C.
(Continued To Page Eight)
The MadisonN
urday tfi
team. 15-9. on
County League
Madison Nine Wins
Opener; Beats
Laurel, 15-9
ine baseball team
right last Sat-
efeating the Laurel
the Laurel dia-
same. ; -
Kundnv'n ranif ached nled to be
played on the Island in Marshall,
araa nnahnnmA harasp of rain and
will be re-scheduled for a. later
Other games in the league play
ed Saturday are: Flat Creek, 5;
Oakley, 3; Beacon Mills, 11; Beech,
0; Brock's of Hendersonville, 12,
Old Fort, 4; Brevard, 14, Black
Mountain, 4.
Madison Nine will travel to
Hendersonville Saturday to match
wits against Brock's of Hender
sonville team. Hw gam will
start at 8:00 p. m., and will be
played on Berkley Field. On Sun
day, Hendersonville will come to
Marshall to play the Madison
Nine on the Island at 8 p. m.
Half the people who preach pre
paredness don't have a cent laid
up for a rainy day.
Dr. Margery J. Lord, Madison
County Health Director, has an
nounced that Rabies Clinics have
' r-
OF 1964
The issues on which whut
farmers will vote May 21 are real
ly very clear-cut and the 1964 pro
gram ig similar in most ways to
programs which have been in ef
fect for wheat crops in other
years, Emory Robinson, chairman,
Agricultural Stabilisation and
Conservation county committee,
said today. As in past votes on
wheat quotas, the May 21 refer
endum will determine the program
tor only one year 1964,
"And, regardless of how the
1964 wheat vote turns out," the
chairman declared, "present law
and the wheat suoolv situation
virtually assure that another rsaV
erendum will be held in the spring
of 1964 for the 19 crop.'
Fbtftfhe 1964 wheat crop. Mr.
Robinson ilained, the favorable
outcome if the May 21 referen
dum (approval by at least two
thasds of the wheat farmers vot-
i v i .
Petition Is Signed By Six
Names Of Hot Spring
of Hot Springs 1
requested the Legislative Delega
uon to prepare and introduce an
enabling act at the 1963 Session
of the North Carolina Rnanl As
sembly which will provide for the
calling of an election to determ
ine whether or not the "off prem
ise" legal sale of Beer and Wine
and the establishment and onera-
tion of Alcoholic Beverage Con- yt
trol Stores will be legal in the '
(Town of Hot Springs, North Car- I
She petition is signed by at
least 16 prominent citizens of Hot
. i r r iilafmi
Any one who has been reading
the flood of literature which has
come out recently on the dangers
of insecticides, herbicides, fungici
des and other agricultural
cals, knows that it is imp
angers ,
Damping off is causing consid
erable damage to tobacco plants
in Madison -County. This disease
rots the stem of the tobacco plant
off even with the top of the
ground. The best way to prevent
tfiia is to drench the bed with
pound of .76 Fermate in ?0 gal
lons of water. This ip the treat
ment for aWx9'
li tnis aisAeo "" -working
and the plants are pret
f.w cmnd size this could be increas
ed from pound in 50 gallons o
water to I pound m 50 gallons oi
water. A Sprinkling can is good
to apply (be Fennate mixte.
The souare dance last Friday
night for tfti "-'Ckricet Benefit was
irraat success. The net profit
for the Benefit was $140,61.
Miss Grace Connor donated a
cake for Which 26c tickets were
sold by Miss Venie Davis and em
ployees of Roberts Pharmacy.
The cake brought $128.76, which
was added to the Cancer Fund.
Contributions are still coming
in, and the drive is stttl on. If
you have not made your contribu
tion, please do so.
Plans To Move T Monroe
In Union County Last
Of May
J. Boyd Baucom, for the past
three years Soil Conservationist
for Madison County, this week
began his duties with the Farm
er's Home Administration. Mr
Baucom will be hi training with
W. K. Anderson in Madison Coun
ty and transfer to his official
headquarters in Monroe, Union
County, N. O, on June 8. Baucom
came to Madison County in June
of 1960 aa Soil Conservationist,
and has had nineteen years with
this service in the U. S. Dept of
Agriculture. Mr. Baucom is
graduate of Appalachian
Teachers College with a degree in
Mathematics & Science, and also
a graduate of N. C. State College
with a degree in Agronomy (field
While in Madison County, Mr.
Baucom has been active in civic
affairs, having been a m
the Lions Club and Chamber of
Commerce. He is at present chair
man of Madison County Agricul
tural Workers Council.
The Baucoms are members of
Marshall Baptist Church, where
he is at present on the board of
deacons and teacher of the Young
Men's Bible Class.
The Baucoms will move to tnett
home in Union County tae last of
f conds it takes one nozzle to mi a
(Continued To Last Page)
Clvde Mcciure
Pest Office At Walnut
State quate
According to Harry G. Silver,
county agent, corn yields in Mad
ison County are about 63 bushels
oar acre. Yields of 100 bushels
and over per acre are made by the
better farmers. What makes the
The basic factors affecting com
yields are: Soil, season (temper-
ature and moisture;, auaptea Hy
brids, adaptation of fertiliser to
soil and for desired yield, ade-
stand. and weed control
Farmers who expect, and get 100
bushels or more per acre do a
good job with the things they can
control. ,,
A farmer can only use the sefl
be has and accept the tempera
ture h e a-ets. In Madison County
normal rainfall is enough for I foot
100 bushels per acre yield.
iTvhrid corn, which will give
good yields of high quality corn
is sold by all the major farm sup
nlv dealers. It is false economy
to fill your planter hopper out of
She corn crib.
An adequate stand, 12,000
14.000 nlanta per acre, can be
hv ear fanner willing to pre
a good seedbed, control soil insects
(Contta- to Last Pag
Completes ThirtyMFive Yeafi
Service; Twenty-nine
As Postmaster
Clyde H. McClure of Walnut
retired Tuesday after thirty-five
years of service in the Walnut
1 post office. He has been postmas
ter for the past twenty-nine years
and prior to that served as act
ing postmaster.
According to Bureau of Ar
chives records in Washington, D.
C, the Walnut post office is the
only office in the United States,
known as a "family post office.'
It was established in 1907 wit1
Mr. McClure's grandfather, Jac
M. Ramsey, serving as the ni
postmaster. Following Mr. Ram
sey were R. Vance Ramsey, uncle
of Mr. McClure; and then Mr. Mc
Clure's father, S. W. McClure,
both of whom served as postmas
Prior to establishment of the
fvalnut office, mail was carried.
bv James G. McDevitt
or by hers
Barnard post
two miles away.
pieces of ma
paid by Mr.
ther. A rural
nut office wa
t o I two after ti
had from Warn
ipare Big Laurel
sots I Creek ana
v I n

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