Volume 31 ART WORKS ON DISPLAY AT SUMMER GALLERY A special display of art works by students attending “Painting in the Mountains” will be on view at the “Summer Ellery". located around the corner from the Nu-Wray Inn in Burnsville, the weekend of July 25th thro ugh the 30th.. For this exhibition the “Sum mer Gallery” will be open Sun day, July 30th, from noon until 5:00 p. m. The public is cordi ally invited to view the paint ings during these hours espec ially. The gallery will be open Friday and Saturday of this week during its usual hours 2 to 4:00 p. m. Works to be seen will include landscapes of local scenes, still life and portraits of Burnsville models painted in watercolor, oil, casein and pastel. A number of local students have enrolled this season in the painting classes. They include Miss Betty Bennett, Miss Mary Hess, Miss Rosemary Kampf and Miss Mitzi Presnell. Their work will be displayed along with pictures by other students. All the works shown will be paintings done by students while attending “Painting in * the Mountains”. Currently enrolled in “Paint ing in the Mountains” classes, in addition to those previously listed, are Mrs. Sally Aimer of Charleston, S. C, Mrs. R. D. Barton, Jr., and Mrs. Frank B. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MAKES PLANS FOR CRAFTS FESTIVAL For the Yancey County Cham ber of Commerce, the Arts and Crafts Festival is one of the biggest public events to be spon sored by the organization. This year the festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, August 11 and 12. Although the Festival has been held here for several years, last year was the first to be spon sored by the Chamber of Com merce-All the former years have been very successful, how ever, last year it was estimated that over 3,000 people attended. Chamber of Commerce offi cials estimate that at least 35 mountain crafts artists will be participating in the Festival this year. And usually the products made, displayed and sold range from hooked rugs to wrought ircn.\ Mrs. Mary Ann Wampler is cha’rman of the Hostess Com mittee. Ray V. Miller will be in char ge of entertainment, with Char les Wesson as master of cere monies. It has been planned that some kind of special enter tainment will be furnished every half hour during the Festival. A street dance is scheduled for Friday night, with a good band and good square dance callers. Last year’s chicken barbecus was f-o successful that plans this year call for the chickens tc be placed over the charcoal early cii'High to begin serving by THE YANCEY RECORD Burnsville, N.C. Carpenter, both of Augusta, Ga.; Mrs. Floyd Davis of Ft. Lauder dale, Fla. and Burnsville; Miss Camilla Danforth of Augusta, Ga.; Mrs. H. J. Faunce of Day tona Beach, Fla.; Mrs. E. L. Harkey of Raleigh, N. C.; Mrs. J. H. Deald of McLean, Va.; Miss Ellen Maurice of Eagle Springs, N. C.; Mrs. E. J. Seb ring of Summerville, S. C.; and Mrs. E. T. Ridgeway of Colum bia, S. C., and Little Switzer land, N. C. Two of these currently dis playing works, Miss Bennett and Miss Presnell, are attending classes on scholarships offered by* “Painting in the Mountains”. , These scholarships will be offer ed each year to young men and women of the Burnsville area who are of high school age and who show particular aptitude in art. Prospective students in terested in applying for the scholarships offered in the 1968 session are invited to contact the directors, Mr. Bryans or Mr. Kivette at P. O. Box 182, Burns ville, or at the Nu-Wray Inn for an interview to be held before August 4, 1961. Although the classes of “Paint ing in the Mountains" have been filled to capacity since the op ening date this year, a few places will be available for stu dents wanting to enroll for the weeks starting July 31 and August 7th. 11:00 a. m. Saturday morning. Mr: and Mrs. Jack Edge are in charge of the barbecue, and it is expected that 1500 people will be served barbecue chicken be fore the dav is over. The Festival will begin at 11:00 a. m. Friday morning and continue through Saturday, Aug ust 12. Chest X-Rays Announced By Health Dept. Chest X-rays for some local people in certain fields has been announced. The T. B. Central Section of North Carolina, the State Board of Health, and the local Health Department are making these X-ray examina tions possible. According to the announcement fourteen by seventeen inch film will be made on persons who have had contact with the dis ease, and persons referred by private physicians for X-rays. Also the examination will be given school teachers, beauti cians, food handlers, dairy work ers, bus drivers and janitors at schools. The nv bile unit will be locat ed at the health Department Center in Burnsville July 28 and 3’ August 1 2. 3. 4. 3 and 7. Dedicated To Tie Protest Os Yencey Cennty OBITUARIES MRS. J. W. RAY, Sr. Mrs J.. Willard Ray, Sr. 80, of Burnsville, died in her home Tuesday morning following a period of declining health. She was a lifelong resident of Yancey County and a daughter/ of the late Charlie and Elizabeth Young McClurd. Surviving beside the husband are two daughters, Mrs. Ruth Sholes and Mrs. G. Leslie Hen sley, and two sons, Roy and James Ray, and a sister, Mrs. Alice Ray, all of Burnsville; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. -~ 1 ; Services will be held at 10 a. m. today, Thursday in Higgins Memorial Methodist Church. The Rev. J. M. G. Warner and the Rev. A. Z. Jamerson will officiate. Burial will be in Hol combe Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Norman and Jimmy Ray, James Warren Sholes, Edwin Quinn, Billy Ray Riddle and Latt Fox.' - DEWEY ROBINSON Dewey G. Robinson, 59, of the Phipps Creek section, died un expectedly Saturday in a local physician’s office after an ap parent hegrt attack. He was a Madison County na tive and had been living in Yancey County 25 years. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Dorothy Wilson Robinson; a step-daughter, Miss Carolyn Edwards of the home; four sis ters, Mrs. Vemie Riddle of Asheville, Mrs. Pansy Norton of Bristol, Tenn., Mrs. Mamie Banks of Burnsville and Mrs. Vein Bradley of Newport News, Va.; five brothers, Guy, Burgin, Raleigh and Leonard, all of Asheville, and Fred Robinson of Mars Hill. Services were held at 2:30 p. m. Monday in Paint Gap Bap tist Church near Mars Hill. Tha Rev. J. R. Surrett and the Rev. Lyman Rich officiated. Burial was in the church ceme tery. | CLAUDE ED DALE • C'aude E. Dale, 45, died in a, Buncombe County hospital Mon day night, July 17, after a long illness. He was a painter and floor finisher and a veteran of World War 11. He was the son of Mrs. Missouri B. Dale of Green Mountain and the late Wesley v Dale. Survivors in addition to the mother include the widow, Mrs. George Harding Dale; a daugh ter, Donna Kaye, and a son, Doyle Dale, both of the home; four sisters, Mrs. Claude Bar rier of Drexel, Mrs. George Murphy and Mrs. L. J. Wilson of Marion; Mrs. Vaughn Davis of Spruce Pine; five brothers, Jay and Joe of Green Mountain, Phillip of Pounding Mill, Va., Wade of Hickory and Lloyd C. Dale of Frederick. Md. Services were held at 2:30 p. m. Thursday in Pleasant Gap Baptist Church of which he was a member. The Rev. C. J. Duvall and the Rev. Lida Ray officiated. Bur ial was in t red Young Cemetery. Thursday, July 27, 1967 Bank Directors Meet Here Approximately 35 members of the Board of Directors of the Northwestern Bank met in Bur nsville yesterday. The meeting was held in the Community Building, and the directors and bank officials had lunch at the Nu-Wray Inn following the meeting. Officers representing the bank, whose home office is in North Wilkesboro, N. C., were D. Vernon Deal, Senior Vice President and Secretary; Edwin Duncan, Jr., Senior Vice Presi dent; Edward P. Bell, Vice Pre sident and Auditor; Garland Johnson, Vice President; and Mrs. Sue L. Alfriend, Vice Pre sident and Advertising Manager for the bank. The members of the Board of Directors were from the North WmneTßT-rraaafc— mmmm at worth western and Piedmont North Carolina, where the bank has more than sixty bank offices and branches. On June 30, 1967 the bank had total resources of over $351 million, with more than $307 million in deposits. B. R. Penland of Burnsville is a member of the Board of Directors. Guests at the luncheon other than the Board of Directors of the local bank were Mayor James A. Anglin, Robert K. Helmle, ex-mayor, and Rev. Woodward Finley. Rev. Finley who is president of the Yancey County Chamber of Commerce, welcomed the Directors and talked on the economy of Yancey County. In his talk Rev. Finley emphasis ed the work of Director B. R. Penland with the bank here and with the economy of the county as a whole. FLOYD FRANKLIN Floyd Franklin, 59, of Rt. 4, died unexpectedly Saturday at his home of an apparent heart attack. He was a lifelong resident of Yancey County and a farmer. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Belle Edwards Franklin; two daughters. Miss Fay Franklin and Mrs. Virginia Lee McCurry of Burnsville Rt. 4; three sons, Ralph and Ezra Hoyett of Bur nsville and J. C. Franklin of Morgan ton; two sisters, Mrs. Cora Cutshall of Marshall and Mrs. Arphene Harris of Pacolet Mills, S. C.; five brothers, Nor man, Lee and Ray of Asheville, Willard of Atlanta and Junior Franklin of Pacolet Mills; nine grandchildren. Services were held at 2 p. m. Monday in Higgins Free Will Baptist Church. The Rev. Nyram Phillips of ficiated. Burial was in Higgins Cemetery. "POOLS PARADISE" OPENS PLAYHOUSE SEASON HERE FRIDAY EVENING Number Forty Seven ; This Friday, July 28, Parkway Playhouse swings into its 21st season—and "swings” is really the word. Once again laughter will fill the Playhouse as POOLS PARADISE initiates this sea son’s fine schedule of shows. Those who remember last sea son’s opener, SEE HOW THEY RUN, will be delighted to know that POOLS PARADISE, b y Philip King, is the successor to that hilarious play. Many faces will be familiar as seme of last year’s most delightful charac ters return for more shenani gans. The Rev. Mr. Lionel Toop returns with his wife, Penelope. Her uncle, the Bishop of Lax, will once again visit the Vicar age. The Toop family maid, the delightful and zany Ida, is also cn hand. A trip to the Parkway Playhouse for any of the four exciting performances, July 28, 29, 31, and August l, will also introduce a brand-new charac- Brings, Ida’s bov- Willie and Ida get mixed up in a football betting pool and the hilarity mounts as the two believe they have won 200,000 British pounds. Os course things r.ever run smoothly at the Vic arage and comp’ications set in in the guise of Miss Skillon, that laughable, lovable pillar of Rev. Toop’s parish. Add the Rev. Mr. Humphrey, the visit ing minister, and watch the laughter reach as high as Mount Mitchell itself, laughter guaran teed to make the sides ache. Returning to recreate the rol es they played last year are John Allee from George Wash ington University as Rev. Mr. Tocp; Jo Carson from Ehst Tennessee State University as Ida, the maid; and Lauren K. Woods, Assistant Professor of Speech and Drama at Monmouth College, New Jersey, as the Bis hop of Lax. Bill Cwikowski, a 1 so from Monmouth College, will be Ida’s boyfriend, Willie Briggs. They say variety is the spice of life and a variety of new faces at the Vicarage this year add that spice. AmeUa Penland of Burnsville, a drama major at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, begins her sec ond year at Parkway as Pene lope; Hugh Dial, also of UNC-G, portrays the Rev. M. Humphrey; and Evelyn Winston, head of theatre at Stratford College in Danville, Va., appears as Miss Skilloa. The situations the sev en characters get into only lead to more shenanigans and excite ment, in the Parkway Play house’s opening show, POOLS PARADISE. The dates are July SB, 29, 31, and August 1, at 8:00 p. m. Season tickets may be purch ased from the Chamber of Com merce. Pollard’s Drug Store, the Nn-Wray Inn, the Playhouse] or any member of the * Men’s Club.