North Carolina Newspapers

    ‘Volant 30
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
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
Eligible projects are vege
table crops, fruits, small
fruit? and ornamentals, In
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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
Members of the club will
be in charge of the sale.
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
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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
The e are presently more
than 275 Peace Corps Volun-
NivMbtr Three
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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
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.
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.

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