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VOLUME FOURTEEN SUB. RATES $1.50 YEAR.
New Gymnasium Is Nearly
Complete; First Game Monday
i . .
The Burnsville Gymnas
ium is so nearly completed
today that the first game
is definitely scheduled to
be played there next Mon-j
day night. The Burnsville
Legion team and Girls All
Stars will play a double
header with Canton.
Flooring Laid
Volunteer workers not
only from Burnsville buU
from other sections of the
county worked Tuesday
and Wednesday nights to
get the floor laid. All that. 1
Men’s Club Meeting
The Men’s Club held® the
January meeting in the
clubroom of the new Home
Service Department o f
Roberts and Johnsons on
Monday evening. Thirty
eight members attended.
Dr. W. L. Bennett pre
sided at a brief business
session following supper. A 1
donation of SIOO was voted
for the polio fund drive.
The club adjourned to at
tend the basket ball game
in the Bald Creek gym. The|
Legion team won a double
header from Black
tain.
*
Damage Controlman 2c
Lawrence Milton Ray of
635 Fairview Road, Bilt-j
more is scheduled to return
to Norfolk, Va. on Febru- 1
ary . aboard the Destroyer
LkS. S. John W. Weeks.
Ray is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. R. R. Ray, grandson of
the late R. S. Wilson and
great grandson of Big Tom
Wilson of Pensacola.
Mrs. Edward C. Clarke
and son Christopher who!
have been visiting for sev
eral weeks with Mrs. Clarks
parents the Commodor j
Rathbones of Pensacola are
planning to return soon to
their homejn Miami, Fla.
Boy Scout News
Chairman Names
Committees
Edward P. Robbins of,
Pineola, chairman of the
Toe River District of the
Daniel Boone Council, Boy
Scouts of America, has re
cently announced the oper-j
a ting committees for the
district for 1950. These are
District chairman: Edw
ard P. Robbins, Pineola;
vice chairmen: Howard
Ford of. Penland; Grant
Webb, Pineola; L. G. Dey
ton, Burnsville;
District commissioner, S
K. Mortimer Jr., Newland;
Finance committee. Edw
ard Fortner, Spruce Pine,
chairman; J. K. Duncan
Bill McKinney, Spruce Pine
Culver Dale, Tipton Hill;
Dover—Fouts,—Burnsville;
Sam Odum, Plum Tree; S
K. Mortimer Jr., Newland;
T. K, Webb, Linville; Grant
Webb, E. P. Robbins, Pine
*ola;. D. A. Fink, Crossnorejl
E. H. Pot eat, Bakersville;
W. B. Robinson, Micaville;
Howard Ford, Penland;]
Paul Garland, Buladean;
Bill Brinkley, Elk Park;
Organization and exten
sion committee: James
Cornwall, Spruce Pine
chairman; Linton Green.
Spruce Pine; H. G. Bailey,
THE YANCEY RECORD
remains to be done before 1
the game is to *
floor finished and the back
stops and baskets put up. j
During the past two
weeks work has been rush
ed on the installation of
seats, the heating system,
lighting fixtures and the
outside steps and approa
ches.
The gym has a seating
capacity of 1400 and a re-j
cord crowd is expected to
be on hand for the opening!
1 game.
Legion Post Meets
Members of the Ameri
i can Legion Post and the
Auxiliary Unit met at the
Memorial Building on Tues
day evening.
At the business session
Legion members voted to
i endorse the purchase of U.
S. Saving Bonds by veter
-1 ans with funds received
from G. I. Insurance divi
dends.
A committee was named
( to study the matter of buil
ding a skeet range and to
, report at the next meeting.
At the Auxiliary meetng
Mrs. Lon Roberts was nam
ed chairman of the Poppy
Sales committee. A contri
|bution to the March of Dim
!es was voted and hostesses
-were named for the meet
ings during the year.
FARM NOTES
C. D. Wilson, Pearson
Riddle and E. L. Dillingham
attended the insect and dis
j ease control orchardists’
meeting which was held in
j Waynesviile Tuesday, dir
ected by extension special
ists.
A similar school will be
held here later, according
to plans made through the
county agent’s office.
Lee Griffeth, Burnsville;
Advancement committee:
F. R. Barber, Burnsville,
chairman; Blaine Miller
Spruce Pine; Grant Webb,
Pineola; L. G. Deyton, Bur
nsville;
Health and Safety: Dr. L.
jW. Woody Jr., Spruce Pine,
chairman;
Leadership training com
mittee: D. A. Fink, Cross
nore, Chairman; Friel .Van
ce, Plumtree; Howard Ford
Penland; *
Camping and activities
committee: G. W. Wood
ruff, Pineola, chairman; L.
G. Day, Spruce Pine.
Hugh Monteith, presi
dent of the Daniel Boone
Council, Boy Scouts o f
America, and mayor o f
Sylva, will Address The. Toe
River District Committee,
Troop Committeemen, and
, Scoutmasters of the dis
trict at its regular monthly
I meeting Tuesday night,
February 14, 7:00 p. m. at
the Spruce Pine Hotel.
;j A. W. Allen, scout execu
tive, and Bob Garner, field
scout executive, will also be
• present. The public is in
cited, but it is - requested
|that reservations for din
ner be made at the Spruce
, | Pine Hotel in advance.
“DEDICATED TO THE PROGRESS OF YANCEY COUNTY*
BURNSVILLE, N. C., THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1950
NEW EXAMINER
C. E. Ollis has been nam
ed driver’s license examin-j
er for Mitchell, Yancey and
Madison County, replacing
M. B. Lyerly who is attend-,
ing State Patrolman’s i
School. j
Mr. Ollis is in Burnsville
each Wednesday and Thur
sday.
I
Proffitt Accepts Position
Wayne Proffitt, son of
Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Proffitt, 1
'has accepted the position as
Vocational Agriculture tea
cher i n Franklin Highj
School, Franklin, N. C. He
resumed his duties January
15th. For the past six mon- 1
ths he has been teaching
in the Veterans Farm Tra
ining Program, i n Polk
DERRICK ANGEL DIES
AFTER SHORT ILLNESS
Rites Here Friday
Derrick V. Angel, son of
I Mr. and Mrs. Gaston Angel,'
'passed away in Mount |
, Pleasant, Pa. Tuesday of a
cerebral hemorrhage. He
was 40 years of age.
Surviving are the widow;
two sons and a* daughter;
* the parents; 3 brothers,
Pershing, Edgar and Car-'
roll of Burnsville, and one
sister, Mrs. Sherman Rob- 1
inson ofTOfgm -
Services were held in
Mount Pleasant on Wed-|
nesday and the body is ex
pected to arrive here on
Friday.
Services are planned at
the Holcombe Funeral
Home at 2:30 Friday after-j
noon with burial in the
Mclntosh Cemetery.
Pvt. Ben L. Riddle, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Riddle,|
is now stationed at Camp
Lee, Va. * 1
Strange Facts About Polio
tw «, pouo struck
CHI LOREN OF THE FRANK ANDRES
\s NOT ’b&JwEM /=AM/ty OF nmnnesota/ / 'Wfflm'’-
a!£v A mm CHILDREN, like
thousands stricken in 19149,
// WERE ALL HELPED TOWARD
rr '' illMl recovery by THE MARCH OF \gWWBB-'
WSk! D/MRS /, jPnPPPI
...aksd a 4-oAy- %
OLD CHILD IN /' LA\l ;W\ X
NMNNESOTA W- i'* \ I ' VSt- 'L-Jjgjl
WERE STRICKEN /NA
with the . / J - i ~
oisea s*~/ / J®—^
h-*- r-t /r\ y
'IT W
OP ITS RESEARCH CONTRIBUTED TO THE
rsvEtopiAENfr or a vaccine for Japanese
t ENCEPHALITIS, A DISEASE V4HICH WOULD
C HERWtSE HAVE THREATENED OUR A RMBO„
PoßcmS PURINE THE PACIFIC. CAMFAHSN //
Join the March of Dimes Jan. 16-31 .>
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ROAD MEETING WILL
BE HELD MONDAY
-f-
L. D. Thnyfe, 10th divis
ion highway
and Z. V. Stejjhrt, division
engineer, wilf meet with
the Yancey County road
committee, thf county com
missioners the county
board of education at 9:30
a. m. in the c< urthouse here
Monday, Jantfery 30.
I The commissioner stated
in a letter to the committee
members that a discussion
|of roads they hoped to let
! to contract for black top
ping in 1950 i|ould be held.
! This will be an open
meeting and fill interested
citizens are invited to at
tend.
ijffc ■.
Celebrates Birthday
Mrs. J. M. Edwards cele
brated her 79th birthday
Sunday. January 22 with a
buffet dinner given by her!
I children and grand children
at the home of her daugh
ter, Mrs. S. R. Hensley at
Cane River. |
Those present were Mrs
Edwards, Mr. and Mrs.
Hensley, Mr. and Mrs. Gar
rett Hughes,| Mr. and Mrs.
i Wess Edwaitls, Mr. and
-Mrs. Harmoh|Edwards, Mr.j
i and Mrs. llobart Banks.;
Ids, Misses Fay Ellen, Betty
Lou and Peggy Ann Edw-
I ards, Genevieve Hensley
i and Rebecca Banks, Char-j
les and Walter Edwards. I
Mrs. Edwards’ family
were all present except
four grand children, Miss
Hope Edwards of Morgan- 1
ton, Mrs. Era Ayers and
son Danny of Dallas, Tex-;
as and Jimmie Hughes of
Burnsville.
Join The March of Dimes
I ffyfit fnfiwitffo Paralyses i
m THE NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR
§l4 INFANTILE FARALYSIS
Attend Seed Producers
Meeting in Raliegh
Z. B. Byrd, Ned Evans,
Johnny Garland, and T. S.
Godwin, assistant ’ county
agent, attended the N. C.
Foundation Seed Produc
ers Association meeting at
Raleigh Wednesday and
Thursday. . .
Mr. Evans with 121.6
bushels of corn per acre
was high among the veter
an farm trainees, while
Johnny Garland with 128
bushels of corn per acre
was high 4-H boy in the
: County.
| Evans and Garland used
the yellow Hybrid U» S.
282. Byrd is Evans’ instruc
tor.
Horse and Mule Clinic
Horse and Mule Clinics
will be held in the county
about February Ist, accord
ing to report from the farm
j agent’s office. The definite
[schedule will be announced
later.
Forest Fire Damage
[ In Yancey County 2 fires
I occurred during the fall of
1949, 1 of these fires was
caused by railroad, and 1 of
miscellaneous nature. Dur
i mg the fall of 1948, 6 fires
occurred in* Yancey County
sos which were caused by
hunters, 1 by railroad. The
average damage per fire
to timber growth alone for
the fires occurring in 1949
was $33.50.
A
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TO BE AS OLD AS
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AUTHORITIES
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PARALYSIS HiWUHiil
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Farm Agent’s Annual Report
Lists Farming Activities
i
t
[ Major emphasis of the
1949 Extension Program,
’ according to the report of
. the county farm agents,
j was placed on the dairying
enterprise.
j Many new farmers went
j into the dairy business,
. both Grade A and Grade C.
3 The old producers also had
3 many problems, and all
» dairymen were confronted
j with the problems of sea
sonal production and sur-
I plus milk marketing.
The production of feed
j including alfalfa hay, ladi
no, orchard grass and fes
cue for pasture, and the
production of silage were
stressed.
3 Eight grade A dairies
i were added during the
- year, making a total of 30
l in the county. One grade
; C milk route was added in
1 the South Toe Section mak
ing a total of 87 grade C
producers.
The Artificial Breeding
3 program was expanded
f during the year.
3 Burley tobacco is still the
f chief money crop and cash
■ returns for this years har
! vest will- compare favorably
to last year’s returns.
Four de m onstrations
■ were conducted on growing
1 aromatic toba'cco in the
1 county for the ficst time.
1 The results were favorable
and some expansion in the
program is expected next
year.
4-H Club Program
There was improvement
and expansion of the 4-H
Club program, and an in
crease in memberships dur
ing the year. The clubs have
raised enough money to
build a cabin at the 4-H
Camp at Waynesviile and
have part of the assessment
LAST RITES HELD FOR
MRS. J. A. POLLARD
Mrs. J. A. Pollard passed
away Thursday night at the
home of her son, L. V. Pol
lard, following an extended
illness. She was 66 years of
age.
Survivors include three
sons, L. V., J. A. of Jackson,
Miss., and Louis of Mem
phis, Tenn.; two daughters.
Mrs. B. F. Wiley of Vaiden,
Miss., and Mrs. Gus Laiigh
run of Phoenix, Ariz. v
Mrs. Pollard and the , late
Mr. Pollard resided in Bur
nsville for several years 1
and she was active in chur
ch and community affairs
until ill health forced her
to give up these activities.
Funeral services were
held in the J. W. Norris
Fuheral Home in Memphis,
conducted by Dr. C. W.
Dick, pastor of the Park
way Presbyterian Church
Burial was in the Memphis
Memorial Park.
NORAHFAFF
NUMBER TWENTY-SEVEN
pjo^ : I
THE MARCH OF I
is*Warn
on the general fund.
Pasture Improvement
; Improvement of pastures
is to continue to receive at
; tention as an important
j factor in the economical
j production of live stock.
125 acres of alfalfa were
- seeded in the county this
I year and it is planned to
: assist 100 farmers with
! plans to seed ladino clover
! and orchard grass and fes
■ cue pastures.
Demonstration Farms
At the end of the year
1949 there were 19 unit de
monstration farms in the
•| county. These all have crop
I I rotation, strip - cropping,
? fertilization and record
j books. All except one has
5 forest management plans
? worked out.
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? Join The March of Dimes
i
; BURNSVILLE—
“So They Say”
j The weather: Perfect
May weather—temperature
I here up to 70 degrees. We
- know it can’t last, that a
1 i cold snap right now' would
jbe best—but this spring
time is wonderful!
About town: New arriv
als : The Harold Absher’s
son in North Wilkesboro
Saturday and Wallace and
Yvonne Edge’s son in Ashe
ville Monday . . . Add to the
“black eye department”:
young Garry Ray who tan
gled with a wheel barrow
and Wilma Allen who did
n’t duck soon enough in a
basket ball game . . . Note:
Those metal markers you’ll
see out in the county were
awarded to the “100 Bushel
an Acre Corn Club”. You’ll
be hearing more about
them later . . . Sorry we
had the name w T rong last
week. It’s Virginia Peter
son (Mrs. Claude) who took
Doris Boone* Anglin’s place
in drug store . . . Eloise
Briggs urges that all March
of Dimes workers get in
money and reports (to Fred
Proffitt, treasurer) as soon
as possible. She and Ernest
plan to leave Sunday or
Monday for some Florida
sunshine. Nelle and Will
plan to go with them for
visit... the Men’s Club had
meeting in th,e lovely club
room of the Home Service
Department at Roberts and
Johnsons Monday nfght. *
There’ll be a formal open
ing of the department as
soon as Howard Johnson
gets back from New Or
leans and the final arrange
i ments can be made ... Bas
ket Ball is definitely the
talk of the town. The B. H.
S. teams took double-head-
    

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