*n*ii>n>ii»inii»iniitii»imnininmniii«ntiitiifc.n,i» J i M VOLUME FOURTEEN SUB. RATES $1.50 YEAR. Plans For New /Theatre on Square Announced Latest in Design and Equiipment Iliff Clevenger, manager of the Yancey Theatre, an nounced Tuesday that Gay Amusements Company, Inc. is planning to build a new and modern theatre on the Briggs property, located in the northeast corner of the Square. The front entrance will face the Square and the main auditorium will be lo cated on a 50x150 lot ex tending north, adjoining the property of Mrs. J. Bis Ray and C. M. Bailey, and other property of Mr. Briggs. W. H. Parrott was here Monday and purchased the building site and made ar rangements for construc tion of the building. Construction will start as soon as the architect’s plans and specifications are . completed. Several sites were con- ] sidered for the new theatre i and it was decided that by building on the Square, ] parking facilities would be ; much better than on other 1 Henderson and Edwards to Guide Mars Hill Lions Mars Hill.—Don J. Hen- ( derson from Loudon, Tenn. * and Bob Edwards from ( Mars Hill will be at the wheel as the Mars Hill Lions face a tough nine game schedule in football this fall. Coach Henderson, new J head of the Physical Edu- i cation Department at the . College, is a graduate of ; Tennessee Tech and George ] Peabody College for Tea chers. He was instructor in 1 Y. M. C. A. and Marine Corps before receiving his ' master’s degree and doing additional graduate work in Nashville. Coach Bob Edwards has ! been back field coach in football for the Lions dur ing the past three seasons, and his record in basketball and track speaks well in proving his qualifications as a co-worker with Hen dferson. He has been in charge of the intramural program during the regu lar season and in summer school. loaches Henderson and Edwards will be using the split-T formation this sea son. They expect fourteen returning lettermen on September 4 along with thirty - six new - comers. There will be two work outs daily for the ten day period before the college officially opens. The first game will be on September 30th. BALL GAME The Burnsville Eagles will play the Morganton Dodgers here at 2:30 Sun day afternoon. mmmm ~■■■■ ■—.... ■ y* Farmers of North Caro lina receive an income of more than 25 million dol lars each year from forest products. . .., The Yanqey record locations where traffic and parking are more congested While here Monday to close the transactions and make arrangements for the building Mr. Parrott said that he was always glad to do anything that would benefit the town and com munity, and that he was happy that he had had op portunity recently to coop erate with citizens of the county in bringing new in dustries to Burnsville. He also stated that the rapid growth of the town merited, additional enter tainment and recreational | facilities and that he wish ed to continue to give the people of this section the finest i n entertainment. In keeping with the pro gress of the town he that it was entitled to a new modern theatre of which the movie patrons and town would be proud, -naqj, ;uasa.id aqx tre will be operated on a part time basis after the new theatre is opened. A special announcement regarding the new theatre appears on page three of this edition. Receives Degree Eidwin Wilson of PeriSE-' cola received his degree in General Engineering at N. ' C. State College this week. Music and Dance Concert ' Will Be Given The Music and Dance Re cital, under the direction of W. C. Deveny and Miss Virginia Moomaw with Mrs. Deveny as accompan ist, will be presented at the Playhouse Friday and Sat urday evenings this week. One hundred voices make up the chorus and a mofet entertaining program has been rehearsed for several weeks. The recital was pre sented in Spruce Pine Wed nesday evening. mm y %< iii ,'< wHHHH .*JBn». . „ * ; 5. .■-.; art ■■ - HBfk •',,* aiiMllE^j. w'tiJro.-i- •’• --. :• y%. Vv«;« * - ~.' y View of some of the building, and a section of the grounds at Seecelo, home of the Burnsville Painting Classes. The classes are enjoying a very successful season with students from a number of states. “DEDICATED TO THE PROftESS OP YANCEY COUNTY” BURNSVILLE, N. C„ IKJRSDAY, JULY 27, 1950 WOUNDED IN KOREA Pfc. John Hilemon, son of Mrs. Annie Hilemon of l Cane River, has been re l ported wounded in the fig > hting in Korea. J NOTICE I » Dr. E. R. Ohle> will be l away for three weeks, July ■ 30th through August 17th. s The Health Center at Celo ■ will be closed. Group Will Attend Camp at South Toe Junior and intermediate age boys and girls will at tend camp, at the South Toe River Camp next week. The boys group will go on Monday, July 31 and re turn on Wednesday. The girls group will go on Wed nesday, August 2 and re turn Friday. Deaver Lawton of Ridge crest, missionary to China, will attend the camp. Rev. Trammel will be camp pas tor, Mrs. Trammel will be camp mother and Rev. : Jamerson will be business i manager. < “ —flf— Martins Chapel Church and Parsonage Will Be Dedicated Church, Newdale will dedi cate the new church build ing and parsonage in spec- ; ial services o n Sunday, July 30. Dedication services will begin with the laying of the cornerstone at 10:40 a. m. Dedication ceremony will be at 11:00 o’clock with Dr. R. Dwight Ware, superin tendent of the Asheville District, preaching the de dication sermon. A picnic lqnch will be served at noon and at 1:45 the congregation will as semble at the parsonage for the dedication o f that building. Dr. Ware will be assisted in the services by the Rev. Mr. and Its. Amey Fox Buy Thflaneev Record Mr. an#trs. Arney Fox .who havaJteently returned to Burrisl|e to make their home, laH|vfcek purchased the YSK Publishing Compan;®||n the owners. This inajtfe the newspa per, Tl»||ancey Record, as well aphe commercial printing t. The bifaffißs was former ly owneJ|||a partnership composed,® Dover R. Fouts, B. EpPenland, C. M. Bailey a® - Frances M. It was Bablished, and publication pf the paper started ifSAugust, 1936. Mrs. Haidck served as editor unft'ihe transaction was comp|tpd last week. Mr. andHfe. Fox are na tives ol* "Mftcey County. They rebidfe here until 6 years ago fcen they mov ed to AshewiVe They had more recently made their home in Gnj&rfytte where both were einpbyed. The busings ?*nd news paper will lit continued as usual, under tie direction of Mr. Fora! E. C. Cover, pastor of the amjgj^tor; The church building whi ch is valued at $23,000 was started in 1948 and com pleted in 19$). The parson age was started in 1947 and finished in 1948. It is valu ed at $9,000 and there is no debt on either building. The members wish to thank all who helped to make the building program a success by their donations Everyone is invited to at tend the services. P Y.C. I. REUNION - The second annual reun ion of students and teach ers of the former Yancey Collegiate Institute will be held at Burnsville Schoo on Saturday, August 19. LAST RITES HELD FOR MIAIAM E. HUSKINS Funeral services for Miriam Elizabeth Huskins who passed away Thursday night at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam J. Huskins, following a long illness were held Sunday in the Baptist Church. The Rev. Charles B. Trammel officiated, assist ed by the Rev. F. R. Barber. Burial was in the Holcombe Cemetery. Surviving in addition to the parents are a sister, Peggy Jean, and two bro ther's, Captain Sam J. Hus kins of the U! S. Air Force and William B. Huskins of Burnsville. BASE BALL TEAM honors -Frank coots The Yancey County Baseball Club honored Mr. and Mrs. Frank Coots with a buffet supper at the home of Mr and Mrs. H. D. Jus tice Wedntsday evening. The dining room table was centered with Terry Hall’s 10 pound cake bearing the inscription, “Good Luck Coots”. A gift was presented to Mr. Coots by Manager Jus tice in behalf of the team and management for his leadership as captain ofthe that he has revived in base ball in Yancey County. Business Manager, Jake Buckner presented the cap tain with a baseball auto graphed by all members of the club. Practically all members of the club and their families were present Mr. and Mrs. Coots are i leaving for Burlington the i last of this week where i they will reside. Mr. Coots ■ who is a reserve officer ex pects to be called back into ' service by the middle of August. They will be great ly missed here not only in ■ baseball circles but by ‘ many - friends throughout r the county. JACKS CREEK NEWS Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Hunter visited relatives at Big Creek lost Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Homer Griffith of Detroit, Mich, were visiting Mr. and Mrs* Lester Bailey last week. Loyd Hensley spent a 10 day leave with his mother, Mrs. Eula Hensley. He has returned to the Navy. Darrell Honeycutt has returned to the Navy af ter spending two months at home. Roy Laughrun is home from the Army after spen ding the past 30 months in Japan. Craig Woody is recover ing from a broken foot which.he received while at work last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Rudisill Ware and children of Kan napolis, N. C. spent part of last week visiting Mr. and Mrs. Craig Woody here. Mrs. Bill Taylor and children have gone to Ari zona where they will join Mr. Taylor who is employed there. Mrs. Phil Hensley and children are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Bailey this week. i xd BURNSVILLE— “So They Say” We must mention the weather as It Rains. Every day, almost every hour. So if you think we’ve been bragging too greatly you can now picture us as wet, cold and bedraggled. About town: The D. D. Baggett’s 'tiny daughter, Deborah Lynn, arrived Sunday. Doris is in St. Jos eph’s and the baby in Bilt more Hospital where sht was “holding her own to day” . . . Blake Wilson un derwent operation in Mar ion Hospital and Gudger Fox in Norburn. Both seem 1 to be getting along nicely. The Robertsons are still improving and Russell York out of hospital . . J The Hollemans to Norfolk] next week where they’ll' gather their children to help them celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniver sary on August 9 . . . Wed dings: Hugh Tomberlin and Evelyn _ Dillingham last Sunday, and home agent] Rosalena Hale to Wesley Carrington on July 24. 1 Glad to learn that she plans to continue her work here. She’ll be away July 31-Aug ust 5 attending Farm and Home Week in Raleigh . . ,| Announcement about new, ,apund§ im 1, flirter seating, lighting, etc. 700 seating capacity. Best thing is that practically all mat-j erial for building is on hand as company „had plan-j ned to build in Tennessee i and changed plans. There should be little delay once construction begins . . . The new district highway build ing is “going up”. Framing now in place and looking good ... Good progress, too, on the furniture store buil ding . . . And the court hou se is going to be “all dress ed up” with a new coat of paint, in fact the work has already started . . . Emma Lou (Banks) Andes 'Mrs. John Arries, 2652 Detroit Road, Westlake, Ohio) who has had serious operation and is now recuperating says thanks to all those who’ve sent cards and let ters! ... Note: C. W. Phil lips will lecture tonight in school library instead of H. R. Taylor who’ll speak next Thursday in the lecture series that is proving- most popular . . * Troy Cooper has moved to nice, new home near Duplan plant. .. thoughts as men from this section join in the renewed <?> Z*Si% I -•- '' ■*""*■'*■ *\ ‘ • -- - - ' NUMBER FORTY-THREE SERVICES PLANNED FOR CHAS.R. RIDDLE Drowned in Hawaii on July 2 The body of Charles R. Riddle, G. M. S., U. S. Coast Guard, who was drowned in Honolulu on July 2 will arrive in Burnsville Sun day morning. Funeral services will be held in the Pensacola Free Will Baptist Church at 3 o’clock Sunday afternoon with the Rev. Edd Woody and the Rev. E. P. Blevins ! officiating. Burial will be in the family cemetery. The Earl Horton Post of the American Legion will Ibe in charge of graveside rites. Riddle was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Pearson Riddle of Pensacola. He attended I Burnsville High School, served two years in the Navy and had been in the Coqst Guard for two years. He was 22 years of age. Surviving in addition to ( the parents are three bro thers, Pearson Jr. of Adak, Alaska, E. R. and Vance of Pensacola; two sisters, Mrs. Fred Hyatt and Mrs. Ned | Wilson both of Pensacola. , fight for our way of life. .. It is flerv p-nnd to hama again? They’ve been living plant . . . The report of j first Yancey County casu alty in Korea (Pfc. John jHilemon of Cane River who iwas injured) is sobering reminder that war reaches to every section. Even into these peaceful hills of ours so far removed from those other hills half way round the world. The battle fields are near in our hearts and He’ll teach at BHS this fall . . . The Edwin Powells have moved to Mt. Holly from Spencer. Edwin is now assistant superintend- I ent of the River Bend and Edwin Wilson received his degree at State College.* in Charlotte and we’ve missed them very greatly here. Last week they bou ght The Record and will be busy getting out the news for you each week. Our co operation and best wishes are with them as they’ve begun this most interesting work for the very best peo ple we know about any where ! Mr. and Mrs. Molt Byrd and family of Oklahoma are visiting relatives here.