North Carolina Newspapers

    Volume 32
Members of the Junior Wom
an’s Club started their project
of planting shrubbery at the Sun
Valley Nursing Home on Wed
nesday, Nov. 8. $117.00 was
spent to purchase shrubbery
from the Wayside Nursery in
Asheville and Young Nursery in
Newdale. The project is still
not complete more shrubbery
will be added later.
The Club would like to express
their appreciation to the follow
ing people for their help: Rev.
and Mrs. Tom Weeks. Mrs.
There will be a meet ng of the
Yancey County Men-al Health
Association in the fellowship
hail of Hggins Memcr-al Meth
odist Church Tuesday nignt,
November 21st, at 7:30. Mrs. W.
P. Honeycutt, Chairman of the
Mental Health Association, stat
es that the ma n item of interest
on the program will be formula
tion of plans for the Day Care
Center for Retarded Children,
which it .s hoped will go into
operation very shortly, with
headquarters in the Burnsville
Catholic Church. This will be a
project of W.A.M.Y., but all or
ganizat ons, churches, as well
as individuals are being asked
to cooperate to make th's cen
ter the succers that it should be.
The Center will be under the
supervision of trained V'sta
workers, but a great many vol
unteers will be needed. Contri
bution of SIOO.OO is needed to
get it off the ground. In addition
to the SIOO, listed below you will
ind a leng list of items which
are needed immediately: Blocks,
(Hardwood); Chairs (small);
wood for tables, horses, steps,
dividers, form'ca: peg bard
and fiber board; hooks, coasters,
hinges for div'ders 'contact Mr
Yaffo): sneakers, paper plates,
cardboard boxes; crayons, balls,
construction paper: powdered
Burnsville, N.C.
Weeks is Cha rman of the Com
mittee, and spent a lot of time
Planning the project. Mr. Paige
- m *Ui* ...i II ——
shrubbery. Mr. Arthur Edge for
donating a box wcod. Mr. Joe
GL.espie for hauling sawdust.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Rhinehart for
lean ng us a trailer. Mr. William
Linbury, Wayside Nursery, As
heville, for drawing free of
charge a landscape sketch, show
ing what plants to use and where
to plant them. To the staff at
the Nursng Home for serving
paint; paint brushes 1”; tr'ey
cles; big dolls (to be made)
contact Mrs. Yaffe; aprons (to
be made); diapers; trucks (old);
insurance; m rricr approx.
2’ x 3’; scissors (blunt ends);
p’astic dishpans; doweling
large beads; material for sand
box (wood); magazines; paper
bags; full length mirror; scraps
of yarn; materials for large
easel; 2 telephones; locks and
keys; peunding bench; potty
chair; tolet paper; kleenex;
paper towels; ivory soap; ma
terial for shelf space; plastic
truck; outside play equ pment;
watering can; plants; boxes for
personal possession (14” x 14”);
materials for narrow bathroom
table (plastic mat); play peo
ple; scrapbooks to be made
(See Mrs. Yaffe 682-3585); p!t
cher for hot chocolate; mater
ials for walk'ng and balancing
boards (see Mr. Yaffe); gold
fish and tank: e’av. Mr.
or Mrs. Yaffe teL 682-3585 re
garding spec sic types of supplies
needed, sizes, coiors, etc. Also
if you wish to donate byway of
■ a ca h purchase call the same
After the Center is well e»*
tabl shed, money will be avail
able fr< m the State to keep it, However, there will al
ways be nerd f( r volunteer
workers as well as donations
Dedicated To Thu Progress Os Yaucoy County
us lunch the day we planted.
We would a’so like to thank
t'c’* sale, and buying the Hallo
ween candy, which made our
project possible.
The Club is going to be the
sponsoring organ'zation for the
Day Care Center for Retarded
children being established by
Tfcnsfiy, Novbtr 14, 1947
To date 12 trainable, edueable
chldren up to 12 years of age
have been lined up for opening
day. Trained personnel. is on
hand. AH we need to make this
much needed ch Id care center
a going concern is the coopera
tion of the people of Yancey
The main idea behind all th ! s
is to give these unfortunate
children the tra'ning they are
unable to receive in their own
homes, and to make of them re
sponsible c tizens who through
concentrated tanning may de
ve’op into wage earners, and
irofead of eventually landing
in an institution stav ; n the'r
own home a"d contribute to
the r own live’ihood.
What finer way con’d be found
to ce’ebnqfe the birth of our
Savior than to nlunge whole
heartedly into this very fne
c»’’«e. rememhering the words
of Jews "Tru’v I s’v to vnu. as
you did it to om> of t*>e ’en«t of
these r>v Wiirpn. voy did it to
me.” (Matthew 25:f0).
Blood Donations
fall Short
Blood donations to the Blood
m-bPe rn Tuesday fell far short
of the 100 unit goal set. 68 p-'nts
were donated, with 15 rejec
t'rns. making a total of 83 con
tributors and would-be contribu
tors. This seems to be the his
tory of the Blocdmobile v : sits to
Yancey County.
Perhaps we
need a little educating the
lines of blood giv'ng and the good
that comes from it: the
that mav be saved by patients
in hosp ta’s, manv of them not
able to pav die high cost of
blood transfusions. Also the fact
that giving a pnt of blood doss
no harm to the donor in fact,
in rn«e cases mey even be
71, retired Burnsville business
man, who died Thursday after
noon, were held at 10 a. hi. Sat
urday in Higgns Manorial Met
hodist Church.
The Rev. J. M. G. Warner and
Mrs. Arthelia Brooks off elated.
Burial was in the Holcombe
Pallbearers were Tom, Ed,
Ben and Ted Wilson, Harold and
Bruce Angl n, Alvin Blanken
ship and Billy Ray. Honorary
pallbearers were members of
Earl Horten Post No. 122, Am
erican Legion.
Mr. Ray was a veteran of
Worid War I, and was Reg ster
of Deeds for Yancey County
from 1926 to 1928. He served in
the Yanrey Countv Se’eetive
Service Board from 1956 through
Surv'v’ng are the widow, Mrs.
Mildred Hens’ey Pav; a son,
James A. Bav of Miami Fla.:
and a Wayne Ray of
Pensacola, N. C.
Ed Richard Wilson, 79, of Bur
nsville, Rt. 5, died early Sunday after a long illness.
Mr. Wilson was a retired em
ploye of the N. C. State Parks,
with 20 years of service on ML
M tchell.
He is survived by his wife,
Mrs. Julia Murphy W.lson, and
, feur sens, Robert and Walter
Wilson of Burnsville, Rt. 5, Ran
som Wilson of Marion, Rt. 1, and
Emmett Wlson of Forest City:
three daughters, Mrs. Robert
Shuford and Miss Joyce Wilson
of Burnsville, Rt. 5, and Mrs.
Luther Berryhill of Marion, Rt.
1; 13 grandch ldren and 3 great
grandchildren. Also 3 brothers,
Fred Wilson of Marion Rt. 4, and
Brvrn Wilson of Burnsville. Rt. 5.
Funeral serv'ces were held at
the Mt. Mitchell Baptist Church
Tuesday after-iron at 2:30 by
Rev. Chas. Willis and Rev. Jas
on Salyers and burial was in the
Cragg Cemetery.
Nunbtr Eluvua
Approximately 40 members of
the newly formed North Carolina
-Tennessee H ghway and Tour
ism Development Association
met at a dinner meet ng in
Spruce Pine last night. The meet
ing was held at Baker’s Restaur
ant, wth members present from
Avery, Mitchell, Madison, and
Yancey County, and Carter
County, Tennessee.
The Association was formed
pr marily to promote the con
struction of a highway from US
19 23 in Madison County to Eli
zabethan, Tennessee.
Attorney Philip Thomas, North
Carol'na co-chairman of the
group presided at night’s
Herman Robinson of ETzabeth
ton, Tenn., State Chairman of
the Governor’s Committee on
Employment of the Handicapped
for the state of Tennessee and
co-cha rman of the new associa
tion, was present with the Tenn
essee delegation.
John Hampton, Gov. Moore’s
representative on the Appalach
ian Regional Development pro
gram and Hilton Curry, renre
- Mating Gov Ellington of Tian.
■poke to the group concerning
possibiTties of the highway link.
A plan was adopted bv the
group, which will be brought out
In detal in the near future, to
give a greater we->ht and mo
meoJoin to its efforts in area
In addition to Attorney Tho
mas. Yancev Countv was repre
sented at the tneet'n* hv jne
Young. Paul O. W. Dev
ten, Harion Woioombe. James
Rav, Lowe Thomas, and Arney
Parade Plans
Plans for the Christmas Par
ade, to be held in Burnsville
Saturday afternoon, Dec. 2, are
proceeding according to schedule,
but mere floats are needed.
There is plenty of time to enter
your float, so see Mrs. Banks at
the office of the Chamber -of
Commerce. Let’s make this the
biggeot and best parade ever
seen in Burnsville.
The follow ng floats have been
entered in competition: Cane
River High School, C’earmont
Elementary School, East Yancey
H gh School, Junior Girl Scouts,
Cadette Scouts, Brownie Troop
86, Micaville Scouts. The non
competition flea’s w'll be the
Forest Service and the Santa
And, of course, there will be
the parade of Beauty Queens
17 of them who will be riding
in cars.
The South French Broad High
School Band and Spruce Pme
High Band, also riders from the
Mt. M'tcbell Bridie and Sadd’e
Club will he there to add color
to the occasion.
Judges for the pa-Me w’ll he
Larry Com. State Editor of t*e
>qhevPi e C>!»en-Tinv*s. ,*Hc
p*»i». News Fd'»or for T's Staten
Wl-OS. AshevWe and Mrs. Ted
Shea of Spruce Pine.

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