North Carolina Newspapers

    Volume 31
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Shown above are members of Mrs. Hunter’s Special
Education Class with Senior Girl Scouts & Mrs. Hunter.
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Senior Girl Stouts Promote Popjnzt Dram (IT ft S
An unusual type of drama
is being promoted at Burns
ville Elementary School by
members of Senior Girl
Scout Troop 66. Ths form
of dramaEcTVs known as
“The Project”, and
the Scours are called “The
puppet Girls” by the pupils
of the Special Education
Class, taught by Mrs. Ken
nc.h Hunter. This project was
begun in the fall of 1966 and
will continue through the
Spring if 1967.
The plan of procedure is
such that the Senior Scouts
rotite in teams of four girls
each. During the last hour
of school each Monday they
visit the Special Education
Class. The Scouts have at
their disposal (to be used by
the pupils) a various assort
ment of puppets, ranging
from types like Little Red
R ling Hcod to the Pied Piper
of Hamelin, which they have
made and accumulated thro
ughout the year: The Scouts
dramatze each week a sim
ple story or prem in order to
demonstrate to the class the
teohnirue of s‘aging a puppet
*<how. Ttioni the class rebeats
the procedure, wi‘h the aid
and instruction of the Scouts.
Po se, diction, expression and
criminality are emphasized.
Quite a number of themes
have been used, including
comedy, anecdotes and fables.
Through this training In
puppet dramatics the pupils
of the Bpecal Education
Class gain sufficient confi
dence in themselves to ap
pear before the public.
Misis Annie Hassell is s he
leader of Oir 1 Scout TroOp
66, and Mrs. P. C. Coletta is
puopeteer director. The
Burnsville, N.C.
Scou f s engaged in this pup
pet project are students from
East Yancey High School.
Dr. Cornwell
Moving Back
To Burnsville
The Record received infor
mation this week that Dr.
Julian Cornwell and family
will be moving back to Burns
ville with n a few days.
Dr. Cornwell, a veterinar
ian who practiced. here for
several years moved to Hun
ting* on, W. Va., with his
fanvly last fall. He has been
associated with an animal
hosmtal there since leaving
According to infirmation
received. Dr. Cornwell w'll
return here wi‘h his fam'ly
Friday or Saturday of this
week. ,
He ulans to resume his vet
er r nary practice here, accord
ing to information received.
State Board Os [lections
Name New County Board
The State Board if Elec
tions last week appointed two
Democratic members to a new
Ciunty Elect ons Board here.
The twq appointed were
Charles Gillespie, Jr. of Bur
nsvilie, and Amie Pate of Rt.
4, Burnsville.
Gillespie is a pract'c
ing pharmacist and co-owner
of a drag store here. Pa e,
who lives in the Egypt sec
tion of the county, has been
Dedicated To The Progress Os Yancey County
Forests Timber
Sales increase
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tional Forests in North Caro-
Tna sold more • than five
million board feet of timber
during the second quarter of
F'scal Year 1967, Supervisor
Peter J. Hanlon announced
here today. The National
Forests received over 56
thousand dollars for the
standing timber.
Use Toecane Ranger Dis
trict contributed 3,459 thous
and board feet with a stump
age value of $20,752.00 to ths
timber sold and cut by the
National Forests in North
Carolina, Helton Carmichael
the local District Ranger
in the lumber business for
several years. Both men are
well kniwn in the coun'.y.
The third member, who will
be a Republican, has not been
The naming of a new elec
tions board became necesscry
folliwing the ous*er of the
eld board because of ballot
ing violatiins charged in the
November general election.
Thursday, January 26, 1967
Jerry Garland
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Short Course
Application for attending
Short Course in Modem
Farming .sponsored by N. C.
Bankers Association and N.
c. State University has been ’
accepted for Mr. j er r y Gar
land. Age 24, School Record:
Hisrh School graduate; Other
schooling Mars Hll Col
lege 2y 2 years. Pull time far
mer. Major farm enterprises
is dairying. Three years in
FFA in High School and 4-H.
Jerry wants to attend this
Short Course to improve his
ability to manage the dairy.
He is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Howard Garland of
Brush Creek Community
~ Jerry is mnnrfr'~nj; —«r—~*~; —~
father. ,„„ g
et XT. Dillingham, County
Extension Chairman, said
that the scholarship *of
sico.oo was provided by the
local branch of the North
western Bank. Amey Fox was
key banker along with the
E tension Chairman
in the selection oc jymwute
Jerry left Sunday for the
school to begin classes Janu
ary 23 and wil 1 go through
February 3. The course will be
conducted at N. C. Stats
Something New In Burnsville
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. It is not unusual for Frank
Deyton, owner and operator
of Ll’l Smoky Drive-In, to
"curb hop" for customers who
come by in cars. But serving
customers who drop in by
helicopter is someth'ng else
again. Anyway, that is what
Frank had to do Wednesday,
as evidenced by the above
Number Twenty-Two
The rapid development of
tra\ei as a leaumg Norvh
Carolina industry is reflected
in 1966 attendance records at
Ihe spate’s parks, national
forests and other travj at
tract ons, according to Direc
tor Bill F, Hensley o fthe
Travel and Promotion Divis
ion, State Department of
Conservation and Develop
Hensley estimated that
more than 32 million Out-of
state travelers visited in
North Carolina last year, an
increase of about two million
over the 1966 figure. He also
estimated that income from
the travel industry, includ
ing the amount spent by
North Carolinans traveling
with n the state, exceeded
S6OO million during 1966. Th's
would represent an -increase
of more than SSO nrllion over
the 1965 travel industry in
come. 0
For the first time in its
■-wumw tsss > arar
million mark in 1966. There
were 6.466,000 vis ts to the
park last year, representing
an increase of about 8 percent
over the 1965 attendance.
The mountain at tract‘on
maintained its stand’ng as
the nation’s most popular na
. tfo—trf tnrh.
M'we than ef~ht million
persons vis ted the Rlue Rid
ge Parkw*y during the vear
re-orts ( thd National Park
gerwjreA Tips compares with
7 997.354 *' persons used
the parkway in 1965.
The three men, one in the
helicopter and two outside
with Frank, art • Earl S.
Ketron, P. R. Elam, and Paul
Herron, Jr. of Kingsport,
Tenn. The three men were on
Bald Mtn. in connection with
Bald Mtn, Development Corp.
work there, when they re
membered they had forgotten
to pack a lunch.

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