Voulme 30 HH& 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 gram. Mrs. Davis To Present Organ Stvdents 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 page) THE YANCEY RECORD 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. • •'. -. Raven officials plans are un derway to build more ware house space in the near future. 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 Saturday. EXCUSE US, PLEASE 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 SIOO.OO. 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 goal. 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. President. COLLETAS RETURN FROM CALIF. TRIP 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 purposes. 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 excellence. Higgins Completes Medical Tech Training 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, Virginia. 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 ioners. 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 Service.