Volume 31 '■< 1 1 _._ ~ V;- -.. .*• ;>s; .s£. ''- 'jiiii £$ r "S- %' f f'■ ~ f U^"' -sKf 1 ■§ •IHtt H . fS«NBBS?raaMBB|a^^ - npYljm^Py > p : »'- :^' K> |^H p n » ||gji •.' x- >S3&a^HKq •Man of the Year Doyce McClure holds the certificate awarded hm as Man of the Year by Burnsville Lions last LIONS NAME MAN-QE-YEAR AT ANNUAL MEETING The Bumsv ; lle Linns Club ce’e brated its 18th Anniversary wth a Ladies Night program that featured the award ; ng of the Man-of-the-Vear award to L ; ~n R. L. McClure. The guest speak er was Rev. Woodward F ; niey, pastor of the First Presbvterian Church and President of the Yancey County Chamber of Com merce. Mr. McClure has lived here with his family for the past four years. He is employed as exam iner with the Department of Motor Vehicles. He was named Man of the Year by the Lions because of his work with church and civic affairs. He has done much to ward safety education in driv ing by holding meetings and lectures with different groups. He was a leader in starting the Little Baseball League in the county, and gives much of his time to Cub Scouting. He is an officer in the Methodist Church here and is a former Sunday School teacher. E.Y. Junior-Senior Play Scheduled May 5 East Yancey High School will present its Junior-Senior play on May 5. This year the stud ents are doing a drama entitled “The Crucible” by Arthur Mill er. The play deals with the Sal em Witch Trials which took place in Massachusetts in the late 1600’s. Due to the unusual nature of the play there are twenty mem bers in the cast. They are: Claudette Wilson, Betty Parris, John Wheeler, Rev. Sumael Parris, Irene Coletta, T'tuba; Ramcna Penland, Abigail Will iams: Pat Wilson, Susanna Wall cott: Sandra McMahan, Mrs. Ann THE YANCEY RECORD Dedicated To The Progress Os Ynncey County Burnsville, N.C. Thursday night. Among his oth er church and civic activities, Lon McClure is treasurer of the Burnsville club. The local L’ons Club was or ganized April 5, 1949 with Dr. Gus Lauehrdn as the first pre sident and Yates R. Bennett as the frst secretary. The C'ub was soonsored by the Asheville Lions Club. Since its organization the Club has assisted in raising ova: $48,000 for approximately 100 ac tivities and projects including co-operation with other groups in raising money to purchase sites for industry, work with the blind, building hospital, Health Center, school activities, and scouts. The major activity has been assisting the blind in get ting glasses, operations, bit proved housing, and Christmas baskets. One of the major pro jects was building Ralph Peter son a concession stand on the square in Burnsville. The major money raising pro jects have been selling fruit cakes, white canes, radios, ball games, broom sales, commun ty calendars, and concession stands. Putnam; Larry Brewer, Thomas Putnam; Sharon Young, Mercy Lewis; Virgin a Bodford, Mary Warren; John Penland, John Proctor; Ida Jane Maney, Re becca Nurse; Gary Presnell, Giles Corey; Dean Hicks, Rev. John Hale; Linda Wilson, Eli zabeth Proctor; Mike Silver, Francis Nurse; Kenneth Nelson, Ezekiel Cheever; Keith Harris, John W'llard; Denn : s Howell, Judge Hathorne; Jerry Cleven ger, Deputy Governor Danforth; and Dena Brooks, Sarah Good. The student director is Ram ona Bowditch.- - Stage Manager and Technical Director is David Griffith. Thursday March 30, 1967 Revival Services To Begin At First Baptist biSfe *■• -• v TB < ’%pr" W Mta—- • 1H&. : *<*&’y-- Dr. E. L. Spivey Sunday evening, April 2nd at 7:30, a series of revival services will begin at First Baptist Chur ch, and will extend through Sun . ffi.ffffiahJ&iUfti *afe% services will be held. In addi tion to the Sunday morning and evening services, a short ser vice will be held each morning from 7:00 to 7:25, followed by a “snack’ breakfast, prepared and served by the WMU and the Bap tist Men’s organization. In order for the intermediates and young people of the church to become better acquainted with the evangelist, a fellowship hour will follow the Sunday ev en?ng (April 2nd( service. Mus : c be furnished by the church choir, with the excep tion of one evening, when the youth choir will sing. The evangel’st will be Dr. E. L. Spivey of Raie’gh, the recent ly retired secretary of Missions ~ for the Baptist Convention of N. C. S : nce his ret'rement Dr. Spivey has been engaged in in tern pastoral work and revival efforts. Annaal Dedicated To Mrs. Hensley The annual staff presented Mrs. Pauline Hensley with the first copy of the 1967 Confed erate in a special assembly held here on March 27. Edgar Ang lin, a staff representative, made the presentation and expreemd the gratitude that the class feels toward her. “For your patience, understanding, and genuine con cern,” he stated, “we dedicate this, the 1967 Confederate to you.’’ Mrs. Henlsey graciously responded and was given a standing ovation by the student body. Mr. Tom Weeks, pastor at Bald Creek Methodist Church, was the guest speaker. Mr. Don Wilson, sponsor, an nounced that the annuals would go on sale during the afternoon on March 27. SCIENCE FAIR APRIL 7 AT CANE RIVER The Cane River Science Fair will be open to the public April 4 until noon April 7 in the school gymnasium. This is the second year of the fair. Judging of the projects will be held at 12:00 Tuesday, April 4. Much planning and work has gone into the displays. The following is a list of the class projects. Each theme is concerned with the scientific viewpoint. Home Economics, Teachers: Mrs. P.j Hensley, Miss B. Hen sley. Based on home and school pro jects during the entire year. It will show the work of the stud ents. Business Department: Teach ers: Mrs. E. Boone, Mrs. L. Kates, Mr. J. Neill. Title: New York Cty Business Capital of the Year. Show the students education as intergrated with scientific careers as we “walk through our business world.” Science, Chenrstry, Physics. Teachers: Mrs. D. Allen. p/3]ec!<r representing each phase of science. Chemistry: Displays dealing w : th chenrcals, medicines, allco holism and narcotics. Physics: Demonstrations of the law of Physics. Physiology: Teacher: Mrs. C. Cdx. Individual projects based on the Student’s study of the human body. _ Biology:' Teacher: Mr. W. An gel. Group projects such as a E.Y. Splits Games With Cranberry t East Yanecy Panthers travel ed to Spruce Pine Tuesday night where both teams met both teams of Cranberry High for a conference championship play off. The Panther girls rolled up a 17-pont lead at the end of the final game of the season for a score of 47-30. Jones scored 20 points for the high of the game, with her sis ter, coming in second with 12 points. L. Grindstaff scored 11, while J. Grindstaff scored 1, Hollifield 1, Bartlett 2. In the game between the Cranberry and East Yancey boys, the Cranberry team ran rough-shod over the local boys to take home a 82-37 victory. Gibbs, who scored 11 points, was the only regular first strin ger to play for the Panthers. Warren and Laws both drop peh in 8 points, w'th Wright 8, C’evenger 4, and Fox. Mike Hoover, East Yancey’s high scoring forward, is sched uled to play In the Blue White game at Asheville-Biltmcre Col lege Friday night. Number Thirty One prehistoric scene, an aquarium, and a terrarium. Mathematics: Teachers: Mr. R. Kates, Mr. L. Phillips. Title: Zooming ofC to modern Mathe matics. It will be included with posters, projects, etc. Trades and Industry: Teacher: Mr. J. Buckner. Evolution of the tree showing the manufacturing processes from the log to the finished product. Evolution of the house built by cave men to the modern house built by the shop classes. Sports: Teachers: Mr B Lewis, Mr. J. Neill, a display of all school sports. English III: Teacher: Mrs. N. Deyton. Scientific Timetable English Language 1816-1967. Journalism and Dramatics: Teacher: Mrs. N. Deyton. Dis play of all school papers, sizes of type used in printing, etc. Dramatics: Chances in wom en’s fashionns from colonial times to the present based on the work of the students this year. Two Aetemebile Accidents Last Weekend Two automobile wrecks in the county over the week end in which four persons were treated for minor injuries were report ed by the Highway Patrol here. One wreck in which two vehi cles were i nvolved occurred about 4:00 p. m. Saturday west of Burnsville on Hyiemon Curve, according to Patrolman C. W. Warren, who investigated the accident. A vehicle headed west, re ported to be driven by Emory C. Elkins, went out r,«l control and struck an oncoming auto mobile in the other lane, the patrolman said. The other car was driven by Pauline S. Buck ner. Mrs. Buckner and J. C. Ingle, 14, were treated for injuries and released. Elkins and a passen ger in his car, Bernara Riddle, were hospitalized for lacera tions, Patrolman Warren said. There were five passengers in the Elk ; ns vehicle. He was char ged with reckless driving, ac cording to Warren. The other accident, with only one vehicle involved, occurred west of Burnsville around 11:00 p. m. Saturday night. Patrolman R. V. Davis, who investigated the accident, said that a car dr'ven by J. Harley Hughes, 20, first left the road and struck a utility pole near the Prices Creek Road and re turned to the highway. The car traveled approximat ely a mile, le'f the road again and turned over on its top. Theer were four boys in the veVc'e. but none were injured. Patrolman Dav«s said Hughes was charred with driving under the influence.