North Carolina Newspapers

    Volume 31
Local Boys In Memory
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Dale Osborne
Dale Osborne and Barry Corn
well represented the First Bap
tist Church, Burnsville, in the
State Junior Memory Work
Tournament in Fruitland, N. C.
on June 19.
This year was Barry’s third
consecutive year to enter the
tournament and Dale’s first year.
Two hundred eighty eight Jun-
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Little Miss Raylene Fox, three
year old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Raymond Fox of Rt. 3,
Burnsville, entertained in the
1968 Junior Queen event of the
Rhododendron Festival held in
Bakersville. June 21.
When introduced to the audi.
Burnsville, N.C.
Barry Com we’l
iors from throughout the state
participated in the tournament.
Mies Virginia York, Junior
Department Director at First
Baptist Church, accompanied
the boys to Fruitland.
Da’e is the sm of Mrs. Arnold
Higgins and Barry is the son of
Dr. and Mrs. Julian Cornwell of
dnee, the emcee stated that what
they were about to witness was
hard to believe - that he had
seen Raylene perform at re
herral and still couldn’t believe
it. Raylene tapped to “Lijuana
Lake’’, and received hearty ap
Dedicated To The Progress Os Yaicey County
Yates Bailey
New Lion
Yates Bailey of Bald Creek
was installed last Thursday
night as prerident of Burnsville
Lions C’ub. Lion Bailey, a for
mer school principal who for
several years has been associat
ed with Proffitt’s Store Com
pany, has been a Lions Interna
tional for years and is a past
president of the Bald Creek
Lions Club.
Claude Vess, CPA whose office
is in Burnsville, was installed
as secretary to the club. Doyce
McClure, who was named as
Man of the Year by the Lions
here, was installed for a second
term as club treasurer.
Amey Fox is the outgoing pre
sident and president elect Bailey
was replaced by Lion Vess as
Other officers installed were
Edgar Hunter, Jr., First Vice
President; Harry Hayter, Second
Vice President; Hubert Justice,
Third Vice President; Tail Twis
ter, Ray V. Miller; Lion Tamer,
Paul Wooten.
Directors installed for the
year were Paul Wooten, Amey
Fox, Lee Slagle and E. L
Lion E. L. Dillingham, a Past
President of the local club, gave
the installation ceremony.
WAMY Makes
Plans For
New Year
Plans for its next year of op
eration was adopted Thursday
night by the Board of Directors
of W.A.M.Y. Community Action,
Inc. in a meeting at Crossnore
High School in Avery County.
Included in the plans were the
hiring of more local men to
work as neighborhood organiz
ers in their own areas, and some
administrative changes that will
bring all W.A.M.Y. field staff
under direct supervision of
The plans now go to the office
of Economic Opportunity in
Washington for approval. W.A.
M.Y.’s present program this
year will end on September 30.
The new plans adopted Thursday
night are for the period starting
October I and running through
September 30, 1968.
The Board also adopted a pro
posal to the North Carolina Fund
five special projects. The pro
jects include community centers
at the Toe River School in
Avery County and at the old
Cove Creek School in Watauga
County. Also in the request to
the North Carolina Fund is
$37,645 for ccntinuaticn of the
Incentive Grants program which
provides grants to communities
for projects which the residents
of the community identify as
helping to solve their problems.
Lloyd Bulky
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When a Yancey County Boy
“makes good”, we all feel a
glow of pride and a feeling of
Arr.cng the many boys and
girls from Yancey County who
have made their- mark in the
world is Rev. Lloyd R. Bailey,
son of Glen Bailey of Bailey
Llcyd was one of four recipi
ents of the degree Doctor of
Philosophy at the 83rd Ordina
tion and Graduation Exercises
of the Hebrew Union College-
Jewish Institute of Religion
held June 3, at the Isaac M.
Wise Temple, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Dr. Bailey, who received the
degree in the area of Hebrew
and Cognate Studies, had been
the Dr. David Lefkowitz Inter
faith Fellow for the duration of
the five year degree program,
with a year of study under a
National Defense Foreign Lan
guage Fellowship, in the field of
Arabic, at the Hebrew Union
College Biblical and Archaeolo
gical School in Jerusalem, Is
rael. Prior to the present de
gree program, he had received
the degree B. A. from Duke
University, and B. D. from Duke
Divinity School.
For the coming academic
year, Dr. Bailey will be Visiting
Instructor of Old Testament at
U Union Theological Seminary,
New York City.
In a letter to Mrs. W. P. Hon
eycutt, expressing appreciation
to the WSCS of Boring Chapel
for a gift, Lloyd states, “We
will be heme for a few days in
July, following which we will
leave for my teaching aopoint
ment in New York City. We will
be at Union Theological Semi
nary, Broadway at 12th, New
York (right in the middle of
Manhattan). That’s quite a ways
from Bailey Branch (distance
and otherwise), I can tell you.
Despite the smog and violence,
it will be a great opportunity,
b n th culturally and profession
Hfilp Tbt Iliad—
Buy A Broom From
A Lion
With the announcement that
season tickets are on sale for
the 1967 summer season at the
Burnsville theatre, Parkway
Playhouse activity picks up
speed and heads for the July
18th arrival of students and
The Men’s Club of Burnsville
will again be in charge of tick
et sales. Tickets may be secur
ed from club members and will
also be available at the Cham
ber of Commerce, the Nu-Wray
Inn, and at Pollard’s Drug store.
The season ticket is actually a
bargain ticket and may be bou
ght at a 30% discount from the
regular admission price. It gives
the owner five admissions on
one ticket, to be used all in one
evening, if desired, or any num
ber of admissions at any one
performance. There is also a bar
gain ticket for young people of
high school age and under, at
half the adult price.
All seats for Playhouse pro
ductions are on a reserved
basis. Owners of the bargain
tickets present their tickets at
the box office window f ~r tb«'r
reserved seats, when they will
be punched for the correct num
ber of admissions.
Last year 265 season tickets
were sold. It is hoped to surpass
this number this year, with a
goal of 300 tickets set, in order
to make a successful year and
ccme out in the black. Pre-sea
son sales always help to reas
sure a theatre group, indicating
that the public is behind the
group and that the season is on
the way to success before it
Ralph Kerns, Managing Direc
tor of Parkway, has been occu
pied since his arrival on June
17th with pre-season planning
and other business activity. He
spoke briefly at Monday’s Men’s
Club meeting about the program
this summer and passed out
schedule cards which are also
available now.
Parkway’s first play will be
King, author of last year’s op
Many of the same characters
are in this successor to last
year’s hilarious farce. Kerns
will direct, and announces that
four of last year’rl cast will be
returning to play the same roles.
A special, invited audience will
see this comedy on July 27. It
will also play to the general
public on July 28, 29, 31 and
August 1.
Second play of the series is
ANGEL STREET, the myste-y
which became the successful
movie, GASLIGHT with Charles
Boyer and Ingrid Bergman.
Lauren K. Woods of Monmouth
College, N. J., returning for his
fifth year with Parkway, will
direct this thriller, to be given
Aug. 4. 5. 7, 8.
Then comes a delightful, hu
man comedy, EVERYBODY
LOVES OPAL, and you'll love
her too. Her friendliness, kind
ness and affection overcome
three strangers who try to be-
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