East Yancey Wins First
Round In Toe River
The East Yancey girls,
and the East Yancey boys posted
first-round wins in the Toe River
Conference basketball tournament
Mrs. Sam J.
Mrs. Sam J. Huskins, Revenue
Collector, N. C. Department of
Revenue for the district of Madi
son and Yancey Counties has an
nounced her itinerary for income
period, to April 15. 1965 to assist
til filing returns.
Mrs. Huskins will be in j the
Statu' Revenue Office in Burns
ville February 22. 26; March 1,
t, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29J, April
2,5, 12, 14, 15; Mars Hill, War
rick’s Soda Shop March 2, IG, 30;
April 6; Marshall Courthouse, Re
gister of Office February
26; March 4, 18, 25; April l, 8.
Mrs. Huskins states taxpayers
should be sui'e to use the name
on their returns exactly as
shown on their withholding state
ments, N. C. 2, and be sure to
attach the yellow copy (copy 2)
of N. C. 2 to the return in order
to get proper credit for tha
amount withheld from wages. NQ
JOINT REx'URNS J£A? BE}
FH<En BY HUSBAND AND WIFE
for fforth Carolina purposes. A
married man whose gross income,
both taxable and non taxable,
is less than $2,000.00 and whose
wife qualifies to claim his
due, r - •*.* ’
Mrs. Huskins states N. C. In
tangible Tax . returns shoulvl be
filed by April 15th, Money on de
posit other than iq Jforth Carolina
Banks, including Certificates of.
Deposit, <tc. or Postal Savings sq |
and out of North Carolina are to
be reported and tax paid thereon. I
ward Angel‘ To
Be Production At
By: .Jerry Ayers
The East Yancey Dramatics De
partment "announced this week the
selection of Thomas Wolfe’s 1
“Dock H°meward Angel” as the
production for this year’s Junior- j
senior play. Wolfe’s thrue-act dra-j
mg has its setting here iq West*
ern North Carolina and is well
known by many local people.
Tryout for pai cs was held
February 14th through 18th, with
keen competition among the jun
iors and seniors. Mrs. Elizabeth
WestaU, director, announced the
casting as follows: Student Dir
ector, Patsy Parsley, Ben Gant,
Eddie Buckmaster; Marie (Fatty)
Pert. Louise Simmons; Helen
Gant, Amelia Fenland; \Vill Fent
lgnd, Benson Tyner; EJugeqe Gaqt,
Johnny Geouge; Jake Clatt, John
Fortner; Mrs. Clatt, Gwen Young;
Florry Mangle, Linda King; Mrs.
Snowden Sylvia Schwintzer; Mr.
Farrel, Gary Ray; Mrs. Brown,
Shelly Turtjyfill; Laura James,
Lynn English; W. O. Gant, Ilick
Bacon; Doc Maguire, Gary Blan
kenship; Tarkinton. Gordon Banks;
and Luke Gant, J, D. Silvers,
The play will be presented two
times. The first on Friday night,
April 16th, and the second on
Saturday night, April 17th, with
curtain time set at 8:00 p. iq.
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the Yancey hecord
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Subscription $2.50 Per Year
, | Wednesday night at the East Yan
-1 cey gym.
• The gilds beat Tipton Hill, 43-12.
t while the boys made it a clean
sweep by dumping Crossnore, 75-57.
Tre tournament continues at
East Yancey with two more gam
es tonight. In the 7 p. m. opener
1 Crossnore and Bakersville giri s
clash, while in the 8:30 nightcap
the top-seeded Bakersville boys
. square off against the winner of
■ Wednesday night’s game at Spruce
Pine between Newland and Cane
River. ■» .
I The tournament is being played
at two sites this year to expedite
, The talented East Yancey girls
had no trouble in dominating the
action over hapless Tipton Hill.
The winners led at halftime, 25-5.
In the boys’ contest, three of
East Yancey’s starters hit in
double figures to eliminate Cross
-1 nore. Gordon Banks was high
with 19, while John D. Silvers
with 17, and Ronnie Robinson with
12 also paced th; : winners.
Domile Green took scoring hon-!
ors with a 26-point performance for
the losers. Bill Bolton also . got
lS for Crossnore.
The East Yancey boys led at in
the direction of Mrs. Kennuth Lau- 1
ghrun, presented an interesting
and timely program of American- >
ism at the .regular meeting of
the American Legion and Auxili
ary here Tuesday night.
Thu program consisted of a
parady on "Dear Ivan" in which'
| a Girl Scout in America writes a
i make believei letter to a girl in
Russia and calls it ‘ Dear Susan.”
Anita Anglin was the narratof-
Linda Deyton accompanied $
ch°rus of girls in song. They were
Mary and Martha Hess, Denise
Piercy, Dian Angel, Cathy Silvers.
Cordelia Miller and Jeanne Ray.
Lee Ray Robert
son Speaks To
Lee Ray Robertson, sales mana
1g r of Summers Hardware Com
pany, ..Johnson City, Tenn., was
guest speaker at the Men’s Club
dinner meeting Monday night. He
show d color slides taken on a re
cent trip to Italy.
Mr. Robertson was host on the
planned Italian tour sponsored by
his compay and Norge, manufact
ures of electrical appliances. D: fil
ers of t'-o companies and their
wives w.t guests.
Slides taken In Rome, Vatican
City, Naples, the Isle of Capri
and Pompeii, ancient Roman
city covered by the volcanic erup
tion of Mt. Vesuvius around the
middle of the first century,
Picture subjects included the
art of early masters of painting
and sculpture, as well as anci
ent structures and rugged Italian
coast with its towns, villages, and
terraced agricultural lndustry.i
The commentary by Mr. Robert
son as he showed the slides gave
indication of his great knowledge
of the arts of ancient Italy
j well as its history of ‘ the time.
And injected into his comments
was a rare enthusiasm, making
the show more enjoyable.
Mr. Robertson, who has been
affiliated with Summers Hard
ware Co. sine;/ his naval service in
| World War n, is the son of Mi's.
W. Z. Robertson and the late
Cabe State Eas
ter Seal Child
Chapel Hill—Charles T. Enman,
president of the North Carolina
Society for Crippled Children and
Adults, has chosen Rhonda Jean
Cabe of Sylva as the State: Easter
Seal Child for the I9t>s Easter
Seal Campaign. Rhonda Jean was
born February 13, 1956 with a
She is at the present time a
patknt at the Asheville Orthoped
ic Hospital. -
Since birth. Rhonda JeanJ has
been sponsored and greatly aid
ed by thn Easter Seal Society.
She is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Grover H. Cabe,' Sylva,
North Carolina. The 1965 Easter
Seal Campaign begins on March
Ist and contiues through April
18th, Easter Sunday.
The purpose of thn Easter Seal
Society is to provide rehabilitat
ive servlc:s to crippled children
and adults. The North Carolina
Society last year compileted the:
€l*int »■ «*U i n ai
Camp Easter-n-the-Pmes at Sou
thern Pines, a camp for erippled
children. The second stage in this
building program, a lodge hous
ing new dining and recreational
facilities, Is scheduled for—com
pletion In time for the 1965 Eas
tern-Seal Camping season which
b gins next June. On January 15,
1963, Jobs for the Handicapped
Training Center, a project of the
-North Carolina was established at-
Asheville, North Carolina. To date,
more than 60 severly handicapped
persons have been trained and
placed through this project,
Other Easteg Seal services In
the state Include speech therapy
programs, homo bound teaching J
programs, occupational and phy- |
sical therapy clinios, the purchase I
of wheel chairs, braces and other!
orthoprdic appliances;; for both*
children and adults,
The campaign U traditionally
conducted through the distribut
ion of Easter Seals throughout the
World Day Os
Friday night, March 5 fit 7:30
p. m. Worl(l Day of Prayer will
be held in the First Presbyterian
Church in Burnsville. ' A
World Day of Prayer is sponsor
ed by tho United Church Women
of the World Council of Churches.
This same service will b:i held in
128 countries around the world.
This observance provides an ex
traordinary opportunity for fellow
ship at a deep level and thn ex
perience of Christian unity in
prayer with other Christians.
The service is open to all with
out denominational, racial, nation
al or cultural distinction. Th* ser
vice is held each year in a dif
fer ent church in Burnsville and
the p'ople- of the county are ur
ged to attend.
RALEIGH —The Motor Vehicles
Deartment’s summary of traffic
deaths through 10 A. M. Monday,
PLI JED TO DATS is<
Wiled To Date Last Year m
BURNSVILLE, N. C., THLRS DAY, FEBRUARY 86, 1966
L. E. HALL
Lawrence E Hall, 58, of Burns
ville Rt. 1, d ie d Saturday in his
He was a native of Yancey Coun
ty, a retir.d farmer and livestock
dealer and was an employee of
Dixie Tobacco Warerouse in
Surviving ar.i the widow, Mrs.
A vie Ayers Hall; the ' parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Yancey Hall of
Burnsville Rt. l; two daughters,
Mrs. Charles Edwards and Mrs.
Leonard Ayers, both of Burns
ville; a broth hr, Willard Hall of
Burnsville Rt. 1; and two grand
Services were held at 2:30 p. m.
Monday in Riverside Baptist
Thei Rev. C: C. Fisher and the
RCv. Frank Phillips officiated
and burial Was in the family
cemetery. Pallbearers were Fred
Ayers, Roy Duncan, Rotha Bai-
I ley, Naff Whitson, Hubert Styks,
. Carl Mclnjtosr, Ralph Ray and
' Max Fox.
Garrett W. Hughes, 76, of Bald
Creek, died Sunday afternoon in
his home following a long illnrss.
He was a retired merchant.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs.
Flora Edwards. Hughes; a daugh
ter, Mrs. Willard Ay.rs of Bald
Creek; five sisters, Mrs, Ruith
Ray, Mr. A. T. Sneed, Mrs. Car
mon Edwards and Mrs. Maude L.
Hugres all of Erwin, T.unn., and
Mrs. Ward C. ‘•-Ball of Baxter,
Kansas; two brothers, Sherman of
Jonesboro, Tenn., and Richmond
Hughes of Ft.-Worth, T.xas; four
grandchildren arl two great-grand
Services were held Tuesday at
2:39 p. m. in Bald Cr.ek Methp
rtlst Church, of which he was a
' The Rev. Thoma--* Weeks, the
Rev. E. J. Hall and the R av !
Byrd Metcalf officiated and bur-*
ial was in Gibbs Cemetery.
Pallbearers werci Thor Anglin,
Jack Mclntosh, James Proffitt,
Yat s Bailey, Ralph and Charles
Edwards, Hobait Banks and
BACK S. HENSLEY
Back S. Hensky, 79, of Jones
boro, Tenn., died in a Jonesboro
hospital Wednesday morning after
a short illness, - v
He was a ative of Yancey
County and was a retired N. C.
State Highway employe. He had
lived in Jonesboro for the past
Surviving are thei widow, Mrs.
Althea Cooper Hensley; four dau
ghters, Mrs, Dora Petigrew of
Temple, Texas, Mrs. Gladys
Paynr, Mrs, Gwendolyn Zukas
and Mrs. Mafra Oliver, all of
Jonesboro; .one son, Harrison Hen
sley of Baltimore, Mcf.; three
sisters, Mrs. Mary Jane Hensky
and Mrs. Arphene Edwards, both
of Burnsville and Mrs. Winnie
Lewis of Baltimore, Md,; and 16
Serviprs will he held at 10 a. m.
Friday in the chapel of Holcombe
Brothers Funeral Home. |
The Rev. Alvin Randolph will
officiate and burial will be in
Maple, Lawn Cemetery, Jonesboro,
Charles Young, 75, of Titusville,
N. J. died in a Trenton, N, J.
Hospital at 7‘oo a. nv Wednesday,
February 23, after a short illness.
He was th:i son of the late Rich- j
mond and Mollle Armstrong Young
one of the pioneer families of Yan- ’
cey County. He had lived in New
Jersey for approximately 40 years.
He married Martha West of St.
Louis, Mo. who di:d six
years ago. He was well known in I
Burnsville and vicinity having'
.spent the past four summers in
thci county, he spent last summer
with his sister, Mrs. W. A. Pres- 1
nell, of Newd&le, returniftg to New 1
I Jersey, where h:i lived with his
I son, in October, I
Funeral services will be held,
at Brlerky Funeral Home in Nor
th Arlington, N. J, on Saturday
, at 2 p. m.
Surviving u* «* m, Sharia*
Hat Sale Friday
Members of the Burnsville
Woman’s Club are all ready for
their ‘‘Hat Party Sale” which
will be h.ld at the Nu-Wray Inn
tomorrow, Friday, February 26
from 10:00 a. m. to 9:00 p. m.
This will give the working ladies
tme to get by the Inn and buy
their spring hats.
The ladi: s are using the Easter
motif ! n a!Ptheir decorations. The
ccntei!piec:i is a very clever minia
ture hat tree adorned with doz
ens of the latest chapeau fashions
There will be an infinite vari
ety of hats from small to large,
no two hats alike, for only SB.OB.
These am the latest spring fash
i ores 'and there is a hat for every
lady to wear in tha Easter
t Young of Titusville, N. J.; two
grandchildren; two brothers, A. A.
Young of Tampa, Fla. and Guy
Young of Micavilie; four sisters,
Mrs. O. P. Blankenship of John
son City, Tenn., Miss Zo* Young
of Durham, and Mrs. W. A. Pres
, nell and Mrs. W. C. Murphy of
Burnsville; and several nieces
MISS KATE YOUNG
Miss Kate Young died in Brou
ghton Hospital, Morganton .Tues
day, February 23.
She was th;r daughter of the
late Melvin and Mona Young.
Funeral services and burial will
bu held in Morganton.
She is survived by two aiaces
and one neptoriw.
I".-. CARL BYRD
Carl Byrd, 64,, a 0f East Burns
ville, dkd Wednesday in an East
•■vrocray aiuujsAi«.i *uer vt tong
He was a native of Yancey
County and a veteran of World
Surviving are a son, Harold
Byrd of Burnsville; four sisters,
Mrs Martin Bennett of California, I
Mrs. Jerry Bennett of Burnsville I
Rt. 4, Mrs. Nora Tallent of Bur
lington and Mrs. Juanita Florence
of-Graham; and two grandchild-J
-’Services werci held at 2p. m
Saturday in the Byrd’s Chapel
Baptist Church. %,
The Rev. Niram Phillips offi
ciated and burial was in Byrd
Mrs. D. I. Burhoe
Representative of N. C
School Os The Arts
CHAJUiOOTE, NORTH CARO
LINA—More than 80 Regional
Representatives are now being ap- 1
pointed by the North Carolina
School of the Aits to spread
knowledge of the school through
out the state. The school will op.n
at Winston-Salem in September te
give professional trailing to ex- j
ceptonaily tainted students ia'
music, drama, and dance.
Mrs Paul Muilenburg of this
city, who is a member of the
school’s Board of Trustee*. is
chairman of the Regional Repre
sentatives. She announced today
the names who have accept d ap
Mrs. Donald I. Burhoe will be i
the Regional Representative la
Reresentatives, who will serve
as volunteers, have received back
ground material about the- school,
and they have been asked te
pass along information to teach
ers, parents, clubs, and other
organizations In th:Jr communi
An organizational luncheon will
be held in Wlneton-Ralssn on Sat
urday, February m, to SUMf*
some of the epeißte wage ta
wttefc the Re#Aria! Rcp^aeata
Price Per Copy Rye Ceata
Robinson s Dairy Exclu
sive Distributor For Pet
Milk In [Mitchell-Yancev
Mr. R. O. Jenkins, President of
Pet Milk Company—Dairy Divi
sion announced today that Robin
sen’s Dairy of Route 2, Burnsville,
N. C., had been appointed the ex-
Wilson To Head
Mr. H. L. Wilson, President of
the H. L. Wilson A Son Oil Com
pany, has been el.e ted Avery,
Mitchell’ A Yancey County Chair
-1 man of the North Carolina Petrol
eum Committed. - '
According it) Mr. Wilson, “The
North Carolina Petroleum Com
mtte., is a statewide organzation
comprised of volunteer county
committees of oil men and wom
en. One of the principal object
ives will bring to residents of
Avery, Mitchell A Yancey Coun
ties facts and figures which are
as much their concern as my own.
In addition, I would like for
Avery, Mitchell A Yancey Coun
tians to call on me to supply fre:
films, speakers, demonstrations
and materials that are interesting
as well as informative.”
Otl>er officers of the local or
Mr. Taylor Puckett Chair
man: Mr. D. O. Blevins,—Films
A Speakers; Mrs. K, L. Wilson,—
Women’s--- Program; and*” Mr.
A. F. Arnold,—Special Events.
F. C. Castellaw, Jr. of Gulf Oil
Corporation, Lenior, N. C., is area
1 vnu*w.v*m. _n x m _jj.iu.ugvy
area, including Avery, Mitchell &
Hall Named To
I Honor Roll At
James Lawrence Hall, form r
student at Cane River High School,
has ben named to the first se
mester honor roll at Brevard Col
lege. Hall has attained a 2.0 or
above; academic average to quali
fy him to this, honor.
Hall is the son Os Mr. and Mrs.
E. J. Hall of Route 3, Burnsville.
tives can help the school in flml-1
ing potential professional talent
among boys and girls of elemen
tary, high school, and college
Mrs. Julia Mueller, professor
at Duke University, is working
on the academic curriculum for.
, the school. Bhe will be on:i of
J the principle speakers at the
luncheon and will explain the
acad.mic program which will be
fully accredited according to re
quirements set up by the No Ah
Carolina Board of Education.
Dr. Vittorio Giannini, presi
dent of the echool, will give the*
reresentatives a general, over-all
concept of how the school wiU
operate and what It hopes to ac
Dr. James Semans of Durham,
chairman of the Board of Trustees,
and Mrs. Semans will be host and
host, as for the luncheon.
Mrs. Muilenburg will preside at
the meeting, in announcing tne
representative*, ahrt amid, “More
appointment# will be made lat
er. The Regional Repr:sentativee
will be our strongest actual link
witfc people end eommunittes ac
f#es the state; thus torr eaa
•#**• tteeaheel in a unique and
elusive distributor for Pet fresh
milk and oth r dairy products in
Mitchell and Yancey Counties.
Today, in a letter to their .cus
tomers, Mr. Byrlo Robinson of
Robinson’s Dairy. stated “for
over 35 years Robinsons Dairy
has been processing and distri
buting milk in Mitchell and Yan
cey Counties. During these; many
years our fresh milk supply has
been supplied by local Grade-A
dairy farms, which has been pro
cessed and distributed to you.
In order to keep abreast of the
very latest methods in dairy tech
nology and modern packaging a
decision has be n reached which
will assure you, my customers, of
the finest quality dairy products
available, in ..the future Robinson’s
Dairy will bci the exclusive dis
tributor of Pet fresh dairy foods
in Yancey and Mitchell Counties.
No doubt, most of you are fami
liar with the quality standards
of Pet Dary, since they wure
one of the firct companies to dis
tribute ice creaf in this area.
Rob nson’s Dairy has contribut
ed to to the economy of Yancey
County and Mitchell County for
these many years through the
local purchases of suppliis, pay
roll, and taxes. The dairy farms
supplying Grade-A milk to us
have also been a major factor in
th:< economy of this area through
their . purchases of farm supplies,
labor, and taxes. These same
Grade-A d;firy farms will contin
ue to produce Grade-A milk for
and look forward to continuing to
serve you with these Pet high
quality fresh dairy foods.”
Mars Hill College
MARS HILL—A week-long sym
posium on "The South:rn Revolu
tion” will be held at Mars Hill
College Mar. 1-5, featuring vet r
an news analyst Howard K Smith
and six distinguished scholars.
Emphasis will be on the amazing
20th century developm: nts i n
various phasis of life in the South.
Such topics as human resources
and economic factors in the Ap
palachian area, racial changrs in
the South, Southern art and liter
ature, and recent developments in
r.iligion in the South will be dealt
with in seminars and lectures.
Smith, ABC network newsman
noted as ah authority on Nazi, Ger
many, will open the symposium at
Bp. m. Monday (Mar. 1) in Moore
Auditorium with an addrrss en
titled "The Changing Challenges
Following in the week’s schedule
of events will be Dr. Lamar Dodd
of the University of Georgia, per
haps the Soutr’s most outstand
ing artist; Dr. Selz C. Mayo of
Raleigh, a specialist on rural
sociology; p. F. Ayer of Berea,
Ky„ executive secretary of the
Council of th* Southern Moun
tains and aii authority on Appala
chia and its peopk;; Dr. James
Cheek, president of Shaw Univer
sity in Raieigh; Dr. Arlin Turner
of Duke University, an authority
on Southern lit:rature; and Dr.
Earl Brewer of Emory University
in Atlanta, who has studied and
written extensively concerning re
cent trend* In religion in th*
! Th* symposium is an att mpt
■by th* Baptist college, r.rently
[up-graded from- Junior to senior
I status, to enrich and supplement
its academic program. Addresses
at • p. m. Monday' through Fri
day by Smith, Dr. Mayo, Profess
or Ajr*r, Dr. Turner and Dr.
Br*w*r, respectively, will be op.
> *o te the public.