‘Volant 30 CASH AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED IN HORTICULTURAI CROPS CONTEST Cash awards totaling $175.00 will be presented this year to the winners of the Western North Carolina Horticultural Crops Contest, according to William A. V. Cecil, Chairman of the Hor ticultural Crrps Commission of the Asheville Agricultur al Development Council Participation in the con test is open to all 4-H C’ub and Future Farmers of Am erica member in the 18 western counties composing the Agricultural Council. Purpose is to encourage in terest among the youth of the area in growing horti cultural crops and to recog nize those with the most outstanding projects during 1965. The contest is being spon sored by the Horticultural Crops Commis'-ion in coop eration ”ith the N. C. Agri cultural Extension Service and Vocational Agriculture teachers. First prize is $65; second, $35; third, $25 and five honorable mention a wards of $lO each. These are being provided by Asheville Flo al Company; Gerber Products Company; Biltmore Estate and 3-D Farms of Fletcher. Eligible projects are vege table crops, fruits, small fruit? and ornamentals, In FIRE AT LOCAL SERVICE STATION / . ...iy s ~' ~ v ? /*&*: g| i • **®****° Fire broke out with an ex plosion early Tuesday morn ing at an Independent gas station in East Burnsville. The station, located next to LIT Smoky Drive-in, is op erated by Hubert Freeman. The explosion and fire oc curred, according to Free man, while a tank truck un loaded gas into the station tanks. Fumes from a vent pipe in the rear of the build ing became ignited when a compressor came on. A spark from the electric motor lg THE YANCEY RECORD Deditnled To Tbo Progress Os Yoicey Coiity Burnsville, N. C. cluding Christmas trees and shrubbery. There i£ no limit on the numbe - of entries per county. However, the first place winner of the previous year’s contest 1 s not eligible to win first place, for one year. Entries from each county must be nominated by the 4-H Club agent or vocation al agriculture teache”. Re port books are to be submit ted to the Asheville Agricul tural Development Council, City Building, Asheville by November 15. Judging of the contest will be based on six factors. These i include records, pro duction practices, marketing practices, p-oject efficiency, practicality of project and narrative report. WOMAN’S CIUB SPONSORING HAT SALE The Burnsville Woman’s Club is sponsoring a hat sale to be held in the Briggs Building above the postoffice on Friday, September 17 from 10:00 am/ until 7:00 p. m., and Saturday from 10:00 a. m. until 1:00 p. m. The hats to be sold are nited the gas fumes from the vent. The fire was stopped by (the tank truck driver who had an extinguisher on the truck. Damage was light. A crack was made all around the masonry building and bottles on the Inside were broken, however no windows were damaged from the explosion. The drive-in adjoining the station property, and only a few yards away, lost some light tubes from the explos ion Jar. Thursday, Septs 16,1965 E.Y. DEFEATS CANE RIVER IN % THIRD STRAIGHT' WIN By: Gary Blankenship Fullback Bob Anderson lead East Yancey to their • third straight win Friday night as East Yancey de feated Cane River 22-6. Left halfback Ronnie Robinson started the scoring for E. Y. when he caught a 22 yard pass, thrown by quarter back Mike Young, and went into the end zone for a touch down. Robinson then kicked the extra point for E. Y. to give them a 7-0 lead. Cane River scored minut es later when fullback Jerry Byrd ran across from the 8 to make the score 7-6, still in favor of E. Y. In the 2nd qua-ter Ander son scored his first by char ging across from the 8 yard line. He repeated in the 3rd by fighting his wav from the 10 to score, and then Robinson' kicked the extra point. The score was 20-6 in the 4th when East Yandey down ed Cane River behind the Cane River goal line for a touchback and the final two poipts. Unmentioned who were outstanding in setting up touchdowns and in de fensive Play were Ed Ben nett. Bill Thacker, Ronnie Webb, and Charles Hamby. new fall creations and there will be a hat to fit every ladles taste and to go with every ladies fall wardrobe, according to members of the Club. All hats will be sold at $3.98 plus tax. The Club held a spring hat sale this year and the hats were lovely and all the ladle- in town and vicinity were well pleased with their purchases, according to re ports. Members of the club will be in charge of the sale. DANIEL BOONE INJURED IN SHOP HERE c. Daniel Boone was serious ly injured in his iron work ing shop here la*t Wednes day about 2:30 p. m. when a piece of metal was pulled out of his hand by a buff wheel. The metal struck him on the right side of the face causing lacerations and broken bones from the fore head to the chin. Mr. Boone, well known throughout the country for his artistic iron work, was taken to Yancey Hospital and then moved to Memor ial Mission Hospital in Ashe ville on the same day of the accident. His condition is re ported to be improved at this time. Ernst A Brigitta Schwintzer Named Peace Carps Volunteers r ... . . ’ ’‘Ay, Ernst P. Schwintzer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter H. Schwintzer, Rt. 5, Burnsville, N. C., has been named a Peace Corps Volunteer, hav ing completed 10 weeks of training at San Jose State College, San Jose, Calif., and is now. on leave at home prior to a September 6 de parture for the Philippines. This group of Volunteers will both | expand Peace Corps teaching efforts in the Philippines, and replace Vol unteers who have completed their two years service. With their arrival, some 550 Peace Corps teache-s will be working in elementary, sec ondary and normal schools throughout the islands. As v co-teachers,” the Volun- , teers will work along side Philiplno teachers, refining teaching methods and math, science and English curricu lums. The co-teacher system Enables the Volunteer and his Philipino counterpart to make improvements by con tinually evaluating each other’s work. During training, the Vol unteers studied Philipino, the official dialect of the Philippine?. They also were trained in new math, induc tive science, and English teaching. They practiced their teaching' in schools sear the training site. Brigitta Schwintzer, dau ghter of M". and Mrs. Sch wintzer, has been named a Peace Corps Volunteer, hav ing completed eignt weeks of training at the University of Missouri, and is now on leave at home prior to a mid-September departure for Bolivia. The new Volunteers will pa'ticipate in a rural com munity development pro gram, supplementing Peace Corps community deve'op ment efforts in the South American country. The job of a community development worker evolves from the needs of his community. •He helps the people collec tively define their problems and work together toward a solution. The e are presently more than 275 Peace Corps Volun- NivMbtr Three m* w i ® <.<&&.-. <> :> 'Sv * * * tee s in Bolivia, working in. university education, public health, agriculture and ru ral commun'ty development. During training the Vol unteers learned Spanish and studied the principles and practices of community de-. velopment. They also stud ied the culture and history of Bolivia and reviewed United States history and world affairs. An additional month of training will be provided for the new Volun teers upon arrival in Bo livia. The departing Voluntee~s join the 10,000 other Peace Corps Volunteers now work ing in 46 nations of Asia, Africa and Latin America. Despite these numbers, many Volunteers are needed. Per sons interested in starting a two-year Peace Corps as signment this fall should complete and submit a Peace Corps application as soon as possible and take the Peace Cerps Placement Test, which is given throu ghout the country the sec ond Saturday of each mon th. All pertinent information can be obtained at post of fices or by writing the Peace ' Corps, Washington, D. C. 20525. CHANGES MADE IN E.Y. FOOTBALL SCHEDULE « There have been several changes in the East Yancey football schedule due to the H fact that Crossnore elected* not to play this year. The revised schedule la as follows: September 17, open; September 24, Marsh all, away; October 1, Harris High School at home; Octo ber 8, Bowman High School at home; October 15,. Hot Springs (Home Coming) at home; October 22, Cloudland Tenn., away; October 29. Cranberry, away; and Nov ember 5, no game.