S r ° ne by... we
want to say thank you . . . and fox
the year to come best wishes to all!
Winners In Christmas
The “Shop At Home And Save”
Chr stmas promotion sponsored by
the Yancey County Merchant’s
Association came to a; climak
Wednesday. December 23 when
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Tax Listing Will
1 In County
Yancey County tax listers will
begin January 1 listing taxes and
taking the annual farm census.
The primary purpose for census
is to provide annual county statis
tics on agriculture for each year
in order to meet the needs of coun
ty and state agricultural agencies
and others interested in the agri
cultural situation in the county.
Georg- Hyatt, Jr.. Director of
the Agi cultural Extension Ser
vice, said, ‘‘Agriculture, being the
greatest business in North Caro
lina, needs reliable information
E. L. Dillingham, Yancey Ooun-'
ty Extension Chairman, said that I
h ; s office used the information!
from the census to plan programs
based on the needs of thejgeople
as-shown in the information gath
ered. Dillingham also staid that he
would like to thank both the list
ers and the farmers for their co
operat on. He suggested that far
mers come prepared to give the
necessary information to the listers
in order to get as accurate figures
Adsitional names are added to
the Gallon Club roster ol the Yan
cey County Red Cross Chapter.
New members who have given
one gallon of blood are:
John R. Dale, Jesse P. Pox,
Durard A. Robinson, and Mrs.
Robert L. Rhinehart.
Carmon C. Ogle has given two
gallons and two pints of blood,
and his name is moved up to the
Two Gallon list.
The BLOODMOBILE wiU be in
Burnsville February 4, 1965.
SUBSCRIBE L .
The Yancey ilecoed
Subscription $8.50 Per Year
$1030.00 in cash was giveaway
on the Town Square.
Lucky winners were Roger
Penland, first prize of $500.00;
.»< i erL 11 *,./™"
$200.00; S. A. Huskins, third pvtze
of $150.00; Jerlene Shepherd, four
th pr ze of SIOO.OO. The fifth prize
winner of $50.09 has ticket number
NO 47820 and has not reported to
the Merchant’s Asscciaton office.
The person who haas this number
must contact the office by 12:00
noon on January 6 or forfeit the
1 The person who has this num
ber is urged to report to the of
fae by that date.
Mrs* Hopson Ap
pointed Home ,
j Mis. Alice B. Hopson has been
t appointed Home Extension Agent
in Yancey County, according to an
announcement by the North Caro
lina Extension' Service and the
Yancey County Board of Coiniss
ioners. Mrs. Hopson, who has
been serving as ISSociate agent,
succeeds Mrs. Ruby Oorpening
1 who resigned to accept a similar
’ position in Clay County.
1 E. L. Dillingham, County Exten
sion Chairman, said that plans
to replace Mrs. Hopson are incom
plete at this time.
GREETINGS TO ALL
"Dedicated To THe Proirr&M Os Yancey County"
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William Arville McKinney, 61, of
Spruce Pine Rt. 1, died unexpect
edly in a Spruce Pine hospftai.
He was owner of a general mer
chandise store near Spruce Pine.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs.
Vera McKinney; three daughters,
Mrs. Charles Bradford of Newdale,
Mrs. Walter Hoyle of Spruce Pine
Rt. 2, andi Mrs. Ray Honeycutt off
Asheville; two sons, John Dallas
and Arville McKinney of Newdale;
the mother. Mrs. Mary Garland "of
Bakersvllle; a half-brother, Prank
Garland of Bakersville; and . 11
Services were held Monday at 2
p. m. in Newdale Presbytrian
Church, of which he was a mem
The Rev. Bert Styles and the
Rev. J. R. Sipes officiated and
burial was in the - church ceme
’T r RIDDLE infant
Debbie Riddle, infant Child of
Mr. and Mrs. Prank Riddle of
Celo, died at her heme Saturday
after a long illness.
Services were held Monday at 2
p. m. in the South Estatoe Bap
The Rev. Ralph Mumpower and
the Rev. Bill Williams officiated
and burial was in the church
Suntovfng in addition to the
parents are two s sters. Pattie and
Resa; and three brothers, Dennis,
Sammy and David, all of the
home; and the maternal grand
paients, Mr. and Mrs. John Webb
« ZEB V. BENNEIT
Zeb V. Bennett, 92, a native of
Burnsville, d ed Wednesday in the
home of a son in Charlotte.
He was a member of Burnsville
; Baptist Church.
Surviving are three sons, W. J.
of Knoxville, Tenn.; and Ward
and O. 8., both of Charlotte, two
daughters, Mrs. Osie Bennett of
Charlotte, and Mrs. Harry Wat
kins of Knoxville, Tenn.; two half
brothers, T. J. Robinson of Talla
' hassee, Fla., and Lewis Robinon
Services will beTleld at 2 p. m.
■jSaturday in the Statesville Avenue
> Baptist Church in Charlotte. Harry
■ and Bryant Funeral Home of
Charlotte is in charge of arrange
BURNSVILLE, N. C„ THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 19#~
RAYi EDWARDS j
|tt. 3, died J route to an Ashe- j
ville hospital morning, af
ter a heart d|tack.
He was a farmer and lifelong
resident of Yancey County.
Surviving arfli, the widow, Dorothy
Wilson Edvards; a daughter.
Caroline, Irsne Edwards off the
home; the iurtents, Mr. and Mrs.
Gus Edwar&of Burnsville Rt. 3 ;
a sister, IVttF Robert Miller of
HendersonvA* and two brothers,
Nealy off ‘wrn&ville Rt. 3, and
Gay Edwardjt of Cleveland, Ohio.
Services Wje held M 2 p. m.
Thursday in |he Elk Shoal Union
Church. : n-
The Rev. Tho*ros W. Weeks and
the Rev. Nirim Philips officiated
and burial: wis w the family
• cemetery. $
Pallbearers f Wintz and
> Mack MclnfciSMr Otto Otis, Ed
ward, rr.d C^Urwrff-tt.
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W. Harmor Peterson, 62, of the
Cane River immunity, died in a
Winston-Salen hospital Sunday
after a short illness. j
He was theaan of the late J. C.
and Cora Ray Peterson, and a re
tired farmer. Bo was a member 1
of the Yances County Board of
Education fror 1958 through 1952. j
Surviving ar the widow, Mrs. 1
Hattie Byrd •Merson; two sons,
Robert F. of hnnsville Rt. 4, and
David Petersc of North Wilkes-’
boro; a sister Mrs. Euphratus
McCurry of Brnsville; a brother,
Nealey Petem of Weaverville;
and six granchldren.
Services wer held at 2 p. m.
Tuesday in tlußald Creek Baptist;
The Rev. Tlsnas W. Weeks and
the Rev. Woodrd Finley officiated
and burial wain the family ceme
Pallbearers vere Charles Tom
berlin, Edgar Hensley, Eugene
Arnold, Hiram Young, Jack Buck
ner, and Rosco -Fox.
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Part In Rose
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OFF TO CALIFORNIA AND
HAWAII—Miss Judith Lackey Bry-j
, ant, North Carolina’s Rhododen
dron Queer, and her mther Mrs.;
Helena Bryant left Douglas At- !
port in Charlotte, Tuesday for Los'
Angeles. Upon arriving there, she'
was met by officials of the Tour-1
nament of Roses Parade and I
lushed off to a luncheon, then a
busy round of sight seeing before i
she takes part in the Rose Parade |
on New Year Day. They will be]
guests cf the Rose Bowl Football'
later that day and visit
Disneyland 'bistre taking off by
United Airlines Jet for Honolulu, 1
Hawaii on Sunday morning, Janu
ary 3rd. Judy will-side-the Bakers '
& Cofectioners Float.
According to Mr. Daniel B.
1 Wong, Chairman cf the Aloha Com
| mittee and a member of the Hono
lulu Lions Club, they have ar
, ranged for the traditional Har
wa'ian we'itome upon arrival'.
Judy will spend about two weeks
on the Island where she will open
her round of appearances by
speaking to the greater Honolulu
Price Per Copy Five Cate
License Bureau Will
Remain Open On
The Automobile License Bureau
located in the Information House!
on the Town Square will remain;
open on Monday night, January 4!
through February 15 from 6 to B
p. m. for the convenience of those
people working during the day
who cannot get into the office dur
ing regular off ce hours.
Th s is the only License Bureau
XV-’ae in the state that Is staying
open during these hours. Officials
of the state office want to ob
serve the results of this experi
ment and see if it would be worth
... NOTICE .
E H Owe-6 free wH far
closed on January 8.
Lions Club at noon January sth. j
She wiX vis t other Lions dubs
before returning to North Caro
lina January 17th.
The BakersviUe Lions Club, who
sponsors the Rhododendron Festi
val has worked closely with the
j Rose officials in Pasadena, Calif
j ora a, the Lions dub in Honolulu
j and the Travel Bureau in Raleigh
in setting up the trip, the most
extensive ever made by a Rhodod
Miss Bryant will use as her
I topic in her talks “What North
Carolina Has to Offer”—Starting
|on the coast, she will take her
! audience from the sea to the
j mountains on a tour described so
j well, they w U almost feel they
I were here. She will cover all ma
! Icr tourist attractions in the state
aas weK as the different lines of
I industry. Judy has studied dancing
with the June Taylor Dancers in
I New York, she can do about every
dance we have on the Mainland.
She vows to learn the “Hula’’ be
fore she returns. WhiJe in Cali
forn a, Judy and her mother have
been invited to be the house guests
of Mr. and Mis. C. Earl Russell,
well known west coast photogra-1
phers who will cover her stay there
in they will be guests
of Capt. and Mrs. Jerry Henry.
while to keep offices open at night
in the future.
According to Mrs. Grace Banka,
manager of the office, license tags
will go on sale January 4. The of
fice will be closed on Saturday.
January 2. Bhe urges aU persons
who come for their license tags ££
to have the renewal card filled
out as th s will sava a great am
ount of tune. She also urges that
people get their tags early end
eUm'nate the last minute rush.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Cooper Hamil
ton and son, Cooper Jr., of Jack
sonville, N. C. visited her parents,
(Mr. and Mrs. Welze Riddle, Jr.,
here during the holidays.
Mrs. John Watson, Charles Wat
son and Miss Louise Watson of
Asheville visited Mr. and Mrs.
Welzle Riddle, Jr. Christmas Day.
Miss Alice Hensley and Lloyd
Hensley of Washington, D. C. vis
ited their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Vance Hensley, at Bolens Creek
during the holidays. Lloyd Hen
sley bad as his guest Miss Sandy
Murdock of Johnson C‘ty, Tenn.
who also works in Washington,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hensley
and son of Portsmouth, Va. visited
their parents, Mr. and Mm. Hec
shel Holcombe and Mr. and Mrs.
Vance Hensley, here during ths
Mr. and Mrs. Parson Hensley
and son of Asheville visited their
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Robin
son and Mr. and Mrs. Vance Hen
sley, here during the holidays. ,
Miss Linda Laughrun of Warren
Wilson College visited relatives
here during the holidays.
Misses Teresa and Fra |:s Col
etta of Sacred Heart College, Bel-
I mont, N. C., David Coletta of
ASTC, Boone, and Miss Celia Col
etta cf. Meroyhurst College, Fa.,
vsited their parents, Mr. and
Mrs.. P. C. Coletta, during the
E. J. Roland underwent surgery
in Memorial Mission Hospital
i Wednesday. He is reported to be
' getting along fine.
Mr. and Mrs. James Muse and
daughter of Greensboro, spent
Christmas holidays with MTs.
Muse’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Pet rone of
New Jersey visited relatives and
friends here during the holidays.
Mrs. Fetrone is the ftuner Mss
Those taking tax courses tn
Asheville were Mrs. Norris Day
ton, BUI Atkins. Mrs. BUI Atkins,
Margaret Laughrun god Betty
Young. They ask that those people
desiring help with their tax re
turns to come to their offices
early and avoid the last minute
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