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Shown above a~e the front
offices now under construc
tion at Glen Raven Silk Mills
here. A new supply room is
also under construction at the
Chamber Os
Commerce To
Meet Tonight
The Yancey County Cham
ber of Commerce will meet
with the County Board of
Education on Thursday (to
night) at 7:30 p. m. in the
County Courthouse. The pur
pose of the meeting is to see
if the Chamber can be of any
assistance to the School
Board in their school pro
Mrs. Davis To
Present Organ
Mrs. Floyd Davis will pre
sent her organ pupils in or
gan vespers at the Higgins
Memorial Methodist Church
Sunday at 4:00 p. m. Mrs.
Davis has seven students.
The public is invited to at
tend the program
Miller Advaictd
To Petty Officer
Farrell Miller, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Floyd Miller of Rt.
4, Burnsville who is on active
duty in the United States
Navy was recently advanced
to Petty Officer 2nd Class.
Fa v rell is a graduate of Cane
River High School Oass of
1961. He is prc-sent’y attach
ed to the Naval Air Logistic.
Control Office Atlantic Unit,
Naval Air Station, Patuxent
River, Maryland.
Bar Assoc. Approves
Intermediate Court
Os Appeals
At a meeting of the Dis
trict Bar Association for the
twenty-fourth Judicial Dis
trict at Boone on October 2
the District Bar Association
unanimously approved and
proposed to the Constitution
of North Carolina to be voted
on in the special election of
(Continued to inside back
Dedicated To The Progress Os Yancey County
Burnsville, N. C.
rear of the building. The pur
pose of the new construction
is to make room in the mid
dle of the building for new
equipment. According to Glen
Mrs. Johnson To Begin
Crafts lessons
Craft lessons use of native
materials will begin Monday,
7:30 p. m Oct. 18 at the South
Toe School. Ma. Andrew
Johnson of Green Mountain
will teach the craft course,
sponsored by the PTA. The
making and sale of wreaths,
corsages and plaques' provide
a chance of raising income as
well as he ping the PTA help
the school, according to Alice
B. Hopson, home economics
extension agent.
Persons interested in learn
ing to make weaths and cor
sages will want to collect na
tive materials such as assort
ed pine cones in various types
and sizes; buckeyes, chest
nuts, hickory nuts, acorns,
hazelnuts, peach seeds, pe
cans, sweet gum balls, walnut
beechnuts and burs, chinqua
pins, sycamore balls and any
type of firm seed pods. These
materials should be baked at
200 degrees for lYi hours,
(holes may be punched be
fore baking, if desired.)
Adkins In Air
Transport Exercise
Army Sgt. Wide w \dklns,
son of Rev. and Mrs. E. G.
Adkins, Sr, 132 Lynch St.,
Rutljerfordton, N. C., partici
pated in an air transport ex
ercise conducted by the Bth.
Infantry Division in Germany,
ending Sept. 13.
Sgt. Adkins and other mem
bers of the Inf. were trained
in the proper procedures for
loading,and moving men and
equipment using U. 8. Air
Force al-craft.
The 25-year old soldier, a
team leader in Company C of
the Infantry’s Ist Battalion
near Baumholder, Germany,
entered the army in May
1963 ar.d completed basic
training at Fort Go don, Ga.
He attended Cane River
High School, Burnsville.
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Raven officials plans are un
derway to build more ware
house space in the near
Tools useful Include: awl,
electr’c drills, long-nosed pli
ers (to tighten florist wire),
wire cutters, pruning shears
and gloves
For plaque making, the
above materials plus wood
roses and ©the- lichens of all
sizes, colors and shapes. Also
pywood or masonite pieces
and circles lVi” wide. Or a
special base can be bought at
a florist shop, where brown
florist tape is also available.
Small items will be made at
the first meeting, while lar
ger p ojects can be done at a
longer meeting, possibly on a
The Yancey Record was in
error when they printed the
article on the Ch'istmas Par
ade a few weeks ago, saying
that the parade was sponsor
ed by the Chamber of Com
merce. The Parade is spon
sored by the merchants in
the county who participated
in the drawing held last year.
There we-e eighteen merch
ants who sponsored the par
ade last year. They put up
the money for the parade and
for the prizes which were giv
en away last year. Each spon
soring merchant donated
These me’chants will spon
sor • the Christmas parade
again this year and all orga
nizations etc. who are inter
ested in entering a float are
urged to contact Mrs. Grace
Banks at the Information
House in Burnsville.
The parade was a huge suc
cess last year. Many people
remarked that there were
mere people in Burnsville last
year than at one time. The
floats were beautiful last year .
and it is hop’d that the _ o
w’ll be even more floats en
tered this year.
Thursday, Oct. 7, 1965
Cast Yancey Starts Work
Toward Accreditation
East Yancey High School
has started wo~k toward Sou
thern Association Accredita
tion. All faculty members are
presently working in commit
tee groups on departmental
work which means evaluating
each school department in
terms of stengths, weakness
es, and recommendations.
East Yancey High School
will present their total report
to the visiting committee for
evaluation sometime next
year. Mr. Hugh Randall, Sup
erintendent of Hendersonville
City Schools is East Yancey’s
area coo-dinator.
The support and backing of
parents and community agen
cies is essential if East Yan
cey reaches this worthwhile
The central purpose of ev
aluation and accreditation in
volves a determination of the
level of quality of excellence
of the organization, process,
or service under examination.
It has been pointed out that
in the case of school evalua-
Legion Aux.
Hostesses To
Area Meeting
Members of the Amer. Leg
ion Aux. will be hostesses to a
meeting of the Fifth Area of
the auxiliary Tuesday, Oct.
12th to be held at the Com
munity Bldg, starting with a
coffee hour at 9 30. Mrs Nona
H Deyton, local president,
hopes that all members will
be n esent for the business
session as well as lunch which
will be at Cooper’s Cafeteria.
An interesting program is
promised with the prinlcpal
speaker being State Dept.
Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Coletta
and daughter, Celia, returned
home from San Francisco,
Calif. Monday. They flew to
San Francisco on September
28 and returned home Octo
ber 4. Miss Celia Coletta won
first door prize at the annual
fall fashion show in Asheville
in August. The prize was an
expense paid trip for a week
to San Francisco for two. The
plane t'ip was compliments
of Delta Air Lines. The annual
fashion show is sponsored by
the Asheville Merchants.
Mr. and Mrs. Coletta and
Celia stayed at the Sheritan
Palace Hotel in San Francis
co. While there they toured
San Francisco and surround
ing a"eas.
Celia graduated from Mer
cyhurst College In Erie, Pa. in
June and will leave for Wash
ington, D. C today where she
has accepted a position with
the Federal Service Depart
ment. She will work in the
Health, Education and Wel
fare Department.
Number Six
tion and accreditation sound
determination of quality or
excellence can be achieved
rnly in terms of criteria that
indicate that the schools’ op
erations and accomplishments
are in conformity with their
School evaluation and ac
c~cdltation have as associated
purposes the stimulation of
improvement and the devel
opment of an educational
prrgram which will meet the
educational needs of the area
served Membership in an as
sociation of schools with kin
dred goals is one means of
stimulating and assisting
schools in progress toward
higher deg-ees of quality *and
Higgins Completes
Medical Tech
Mr. Elbert Roger Higgins,
Jr., 19, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Elbert Higgins of Burnsville
RFD 4, graduated from Dell
School of Medical Technology
in Asheville on Thursday,
September 30 and is now "em
ployed with Community Mem
orial Hospital in South Hill,
Snnchagrin Named
Asst. Agr. Agent
Kenneth Sanchagrin has
been appointed Assistant Ag
ricultural Extension Agent,
according to an announce
ment by District Agent, M. E.
Hoiiowell and the Yancey
County Board of Commiss
E. L. Dillingham, County
Extension Chai man, s aid
that Mr. Sanchagrin would
work mainly on Community
Deve opment and that the
project is being sponsored
jointly by the WA.MY. or
ganization, the Yancey Coun
ty Commissioners in coopera
tion with the N. C. Extension

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