Volume 32 B*sf „- ', * <V> i- 1 ■Lit > » * ' V ( 'I ' . -mm *■ j> if ,ml mvm V -•- 1* . ,/'; H f§& T** X. I z i mIA I UK IBL laJ m fl 1 : 7mwr r Rev. Jesse Hushes receives check for fret place award for Green Mountain in Community Development Contest from Roy Ray. president of Yancey United Green /mountain Takes First Plate In Community Development Contest Dr. George Hyatt, Jr., Direc tor of the N. C. Extension Ser vice, was guest speaker at the annual Farmers’ Night and Ci/mmun ty Awards Program Monday night at the Community Building. The program for awards is sponsored by Burns ville Men’s C.ub. Dr. Hyatt spoke on the Yan-, cey County and State-W.de Tar get 2 Program. He explained that this is a program planned by lpeal advisory committees and that the 1971 goal in Yancey County was $6,508,550 or 38 per cent increase above the 1965 figure. He pointed out that cf this increased income will ccme from hcrt cultural crops, such as, tomatoes, pole beans, pepper, Christmas trees, native shrubbery, and strawberries. Dr. Hyatt was introduced by M. E. Hollowell, Western Dis trict Extenson Agent. Green Mountain won first place in the over all Commun ity Cntest judging. Newdale *%****s§ ! to y >** , T y . | < Jk, : ' "..M ! ■ W ' IPRI ■ if M- Tj*' yi* . r>«re* Jr. p*-','cV p.' speaker ,ii Former’s N'-’M p , '-t n!- n Tir-w * r»s<fim for Pm. in-, r- *o tower *'* N h ”ar«r ( r.i t - agr-;u’tvjre THE YANCEY RECORD o Burnsville, N.C. Fund. Farm Agent E. L. Dillngham points to certificate award held by Maurice McGough which also Wll be given Mr. Hughes. Mr. won f rst place n the non-farm group, and Arbuckle won 3rd place. White Oak won 4th place. Double Island won sth place, and Rocky Springs won 6th p'ace. Micaville community entered the contest but was not judged. Newdale won first place in the yoyth contest, and Green Moun tain won 2nd place in the youth group. The United Fund awarded $336 00 of the prize monev to the winners. Roy Ray, presdert of United Fund, presented the checks, and he urged the gr~up to see that the United Fund goal was reached. Other prize money was pre sented by Morris McGough who anouhCed the distr ct judging in the Western North Carolina Community Development contest to be held in November. Green Mountain will represent Yancey County in the district judging in the farm group while New dale will represent the county in the non-farm and youth group. Dedicoted To The Progress Os Yancey County McGough, member of the Ashe ville Agricultural Couuncil, in troduced Dr. Hyatt, principal speaker. Northwestern Bank presented a check to Green Mountain few SIOO.OO and French Broad Elec tric Company presented a check for SIOO.OO to Newdale. Mr. Charles Wesson presented Yancey Chamber of Commerce awards to two outstand ng coun ty tomato growers. John Ramsey of the Ce'o section was awarded first place and Hugh Pate of Bald Creek second place. Be sides a cash award to the two cutstanding tomato growers, framed certificates hand-made by Bev. Woodward Fnley, past president of the Chamber of Commerce, were awarded. The local Farm Extension Of fice presented a box of apples to Dr. Hyatt. Mr. Hollowed, Mr. MeGough, and former mayor, Robert K. Helmle. Chrisawn Named To Committee Formation of a “Committee of 10,000” for W. Scott Harvey for Congress is underway in the 16 Western North Carolina coun ties of the llth District. The drive . aimed at securing the Republican nomination to the Congressional seat for Harvey is headed by Mrs. Elsie Z. Pyatt of Marion. Clell Laney of Marion is vice chairman of the 16-county drive for a “Committee of 10,000” for Harvey. Co-chairmen include Clyde Tomblin of Rutherford ton, Dean Chrisawn of Burns ville, Mrs. Jack Claris of Hen dersonville who will head the campaign in Henderson and Transylvania counties: Jeff Brooks with Graham. Cherokee and Cay counties; H C ShefiH in Haywood and Jackson and lewis Hodcll of Tr- n heading 'he drive n F *<k *«»toto Thursday, October 26, 1967 Yantey Boy Seletfed To Go To D.C. PI ffi n m m ' , . m By: Shirley Anne McAllister I. . D. (W.A.M.Y.) Long distance Washington calling? But why would Wash ington be calling the N. Y. C. Office? A N. Y. C. representa tive is i «eeded to attend a con ference in Washington. But who would be the lucky boy or girl who would represent the four county area? Supervisors and others recom mended that the representative be John David Cooper, a Yancey County Boy! Monday, Oct. 23, was the big day! David b arded a plane and left fer Washington where he’ll be meeting w'th 600-700 ether N. Y. C. enrollees. This is a big experience for David for two reasons His his first trip on a plane and Ms first trip to Washington. David said, “This is a real honor for me." His parents are hanpy he was selected to attend this conference David has been with the N. Y. C. program for about four months. He is presently working wHh the Forest Service. He is also attending Adult Basic Edu cation Classes at C’earmnnt. Yes, th : s is quite an honor for David. People in Yancey County should he nroud of this young representative. Tomato Growers Will /Beet Monday Tomato growers of Yancey County will hold a meeting Mon day at the County Courthouse at 7:30 p. m. The meetng is being called to complete a survey of tomato growers in the county for 1968. An effort is being made to have farmers here to agree to grow from 75 to 100 acres of tomatoes next year. And a complete sur vey is necessary so that further steps may be taken to provide • market here next season. All farmers who have signed to grow tomatoes next year and those who are interested in grow n? and have not sieved are urge*! to attend the meeting Number Eight PTA Sponsors Festival The Burnsville Elementary School and PTA wll sponsor the annual Harvest Festival pro gram to be held in the school gymnasium ,cn Monday night, October 30 at 7:00 p. m. Tickets are now on sale by the students cf the school. The admission price :s 75 cents for high school students and adults and 25 cents for elementary grade students. No charge for pre school age children. The program theme will be "A Tr p Around the World" with various classes and erouos doing s'mes and dances from the various countres. Following the program refresh ments wll be sold And there will he a number of cake “walks. Drawings f-r door prizes wll offer a >5 00 co'-h nrize to one adult and one student. Rite Awarded Plaque For Conservation Farmer \i 1 & x * mM, h-thgjiAk^wmmßKß Carlie Rice of Burnsville has been named the Outstand.ng Conservation Faimer for ttie western area cf Soil Conservation Districts. The award, a plaque, was given Mr. Rice at a dinner meeting Thursday n ght at Nor th Buncombe High School. Os farmers judged in the 14- ccunty area. Mr. Rice was judg ed to be the best in conservation act vities on his farm. These ac tivities included farm plan and practices, farm income and general knowledge of sod c>n rorvation. Inc’uded also in the judging was the appearance of the farm, as well as community porticipat cn and use of avail ab’e services to farmers. Others attending the meeting firm Burnivil’e besdes Mr. and Mrs. Rice were Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sutton. Mr. and Mrs. Arney Fog, Mr and Mrs. E. L. D’Minqham Mr Sutton is Jtoil ConsqrvaFon Specialist for Yancey County.