Volume 31 Wilderness Park Under filUtilill One of the double grills at the picnic and camp area of Moun tain Wilderness Park near Pen saccla School. Although much work will still be done to the area, the sight is available for picnics now. Mountain Wilderness Park has been planned and is now under construction by Ray V. Miller Clnb Begins Project At Nnrsing Home On Monday morning several members of the Carolina Hem lock Junior Woman's Club began a project they planned over two months ago, and, H is hoped, one that will continue for sometime. The project is the beautification of the grounds at Sun Valley Nursing Home. As the photograph above shows, the girls worked hard planting 90 purple and white petunias on each side of the re cently completed walkway at the main entrance. THE YANCEY RECORD Burnsville, N.C. of Pensacola. When the park is completed, facilities will be available for a large number of campers, with evnp space across the river from the park. And only a few yards from the camp area is a 2600-foot landing strip for “fly-in” conventions and camping. The Club p’ans to plant shrub bery perhaps a piece at a time, considering the limited funds of the Club in the fall. This project will continue throu gh the coming year. Anyone who has shrubbery to donate that is suitable for use in landscaping at the nursery 'N home might contact one of the members of the committee. They are Mrs. Tom Weeks, Chairman, Mrs. Jerry Holcombe, Mrs. Frank Parker, Mrs. Garland Wampler and Mrs. Woody Finley Dedicated To The Progress Os Yancey County White Oak Celebrates Fourth The White Oak Creek Com munity Club’s first Fourth of July celebration was a great success. The road was lined with an appreciative audience as the parade, organized by the Boys' and Girls’ Club, went by. It was led by the flag bearer, followed by. drum majorettes, and flanked by two “police”. The fife and drum corps intro duced the Court of the Tomato Kingdom. Also represented were Uncle Sam and the Statue of Liberty. There were decorated bicycles and clowns too. The members of the parade were re sidents and visitors of White Oak Creek Road, and helpful adults to drive the tractor and floats. After the parade was over 75 people met at the home of Mary Jane Ballew fir a covered dish lunch. William G. Burleson of New lancl played the banjo; Gerald Maples of Newiai.d played the harmonica and guitar and WTtfir er Bentley of Newland and Mor low Geouge of Travelers Rest, S. C„ played guitars, providing mbsic for listening and singing. It was such a pleasure to all who attended, that plans are al ready being made to make this an annual community celebra tion. It is hoped the musicians will also be able to come again. Produeers Get Option On Imarket Site The Board of Directors of the newly formed Yancey Producers Association nas taken an option to purchase the Elwood Smith property for the new market site. This property is located at the intersection of old 19E and one block west of Johnson and Company. All potential and present toma to growers will be contacted by the Board of Directors regarding the property, purchase of equip ment, and building costs. (The fi nancing will be done through stock and leans that are avail able to cooperatives. Directors of the cooperative are John Powers, Ernest Hylemon, Yates Deyton, Mack Wilson, - Tim Byrd, and John Ramsey. E. L. Dillingham, County Ex tension Chairman, said that it would net be possible to get the building erected and the market in operation to take care of the years tomatoes but that definite agreements have been made with the firm that will be the sales agency after the market is in operation to buy the toma toes through Marshall at the Mato Packing Company. Frr further information, gjease contact the Cunty Extension Office or one of the Directors. Tktrsdty , Jily 6, 1967 Registration Os Students At Playhouse To Be Greater This Year Painting Classes Scheduled Second Season The second summer of “Paint ing in the Mountains”—classes in representational drawing and painting—will be held this year from July 10 through August 18 in Burnsville, under the direc tion of John Bryans and Everett Kivette. Mr. Bryans, who mainta ; ns a studio in Arlington, Virginia, has been an instruct r in private classes in Arlington and in Washington, D. C.. for the pa~t fifteen years and is a member of the faculty of the McLean. Virginia, Arts Center. Mr. Ki vettq divides his time between -Cliff. New York, ant! Burnsville. Both ar tists have shown their work in one man and group shows in several states, and their paint ings hang in collections through out the eastern U. S. “Painting <n the Mountains” was established by the instruc tors last summer with a view to continuing the tradition of sum mer art classes in Burnsville, wbe-e they both studied for several jyears with the late Frank Stanley Herring, who conducted classes there for more than a decade. Registration laot summer and this includes stud ents from many different states. A summer art ga’lery, around the corner from the Nu-Wray Inn, will be open during the six weeks that classes are in ses sion, displaying the work of the instructors, of other profession al artists, and from time to time of students in the classes. Additional information may be obtained by writing to “Paint ing in the M'njntsi"*! ” P. 0. Box 182, Burnsville, N. C. Inspectors For Fisheries Songht Officials of the Deoartment of Conservation and Development and the State Personnel Depart ment have begun a recruitment campaign for vacancies in the Division of Commercial and Sports Fisheries. These young men will fill positions as Fish eries Inspectors on the North Carolina coast. Written inquiries from men interested in the positions should be received by the North Caro lina State Personnel Department, Pest Office Box 328, Raleigh, North Carolina, no later than July 5. These jobs involve inspec tion of commercial fishing oper ations and enforcement of laws and regulations concerning sea food. Issuing commercial fish ing licenses, patrolling fishing Nunbur Forty-Five Ralph Kerns, managing direc tor of Parkway Playhouse, re ports that there will be at least twenty-five students in the com pany of the summer theatre this year. This is more than last ~ year and is an enc suraljing sign. With the recent approval of a grant by the state legislature, Parkway hopes to begin an up ward trend in various aspects cf its operation enrollment, facilities, and quality of pro duction. Students will be from eight rtates and the District of Colum bia. North Carolina has the greatest representation, with a third of the company being tr-rm this state, two cf these being Burnsville residents Ameia Penland and Bunny Bennett. Another local girl, Jeanne Ray, will be in charge of ushers this year. Other states represented are; New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. There are students or staff -members from the following col leges and universities: UNC Greerisbcro College, Mar*- Hill College and Gardner-Webb Col lege, all in North Carolina; Monmouth and Douglass Colleg es in New Jersey; Pennsylvan ia Stare University- East Ten nessee State UnwerWyt’ - ~ ge Washington University; Str atfrrd College in Virginia; the University of Miami; and Gus tavus Adolphus College in Min nesota. C'eanup of apartments and dormitory continued this week, with the company due to arrive on the 18th. Season ticket sa'es also continue. They are avail ab’e at Pollard’s Drug Store, the Chamber of Commerce Building, or fr m anv member cf the Men’s* Club. Cattail resi dents may contact Mrs. Grace Grassmuck. The first p’ay on July 28th. Weekly productions follow through Aumist 29th, p'aving Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, Tuesdays. Five p'avs will be presented during this 2*st sea son of Burnsville’s Parkway Playhouse. waters, and inspecting fishing boats are other aspects of this occupation. Before being accepted, the ap plicants must pass a written ex amination, physical tests, back ground investigations, and per sonal interviews. Candidates must be between 21 and 40; be 5 feet 6 inches to 6 feet 6 indi es tall; and weigh between 140 and 235. Other qualifications in clude being a resident of North Carolina for a year, a United States citizen, and a high school graduate. Persons who are accepted will attend a short school conducted by the University of North (Jar c >na. The beginning salary for the inspector jobs is $5484 per year.