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Cope Sews 253 Costume Pieces For 'Camelot'

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The following briefs are from the Thursday, April 8, 1971, edition of The Transylvania Times.

The Cradle of Forestry will open April 17, and remain open through Oct. 31, 1971. The Cradle is opening early this year in honor of North Carolina Heritage Week which is April 18-24. Mrs. Pat Bishop, Brevard Senior High School teacher, prompted Forest Service officials to have the Cradle open to be available to school groups for one of their activities during this week.

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Brevard firemen honored two of their members on their retirement after 30 years of service with a big banquet held in Berry’s Lambeau Room. They are F.L. “Buck” McCall and Roy H. McCall. Fritz Merell was master of ceremonies. Mayor Raymond F. Bennett made the presentation of plaques.

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Notice: A meeting of Brevard fathers will be held sometime around April 22 to begin action to combat the illegal use of drugs and narcotics in Brevard. Full details will be in next week’s Transylvania Times.

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Alderman Robert L. Johnson resigned Monday night from the Town Board of Aldermen because of ill health. His resignation was accepted with deep regrets by the Mayor and the Aldermen. Charles L. Russell is the new alderman.

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During the month of March, there were 73 real estate transactions recorded in the Register of Deeds office.

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The 1971 Heart Princesses Patricia Barclay, Upper County Princess and Jane Summey, Lower County pageant winner were crowned at the Heart O’Rama, held in the Brevard American Legion building on March 19.

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A Presbyterian minister, formerly of Brevard, has been selected “Man of the Year” by the Morganton Rotary Club. The Rev. John D. Smith was chosen for his contribution to race relations and for leadership in combatting the problems of alcoholism while serving as pastor of Morganton’s First Presbyterian Church for the last 16 years. Rev. Smith served five years as pastor of the Brevard-Davidson River Presbyterian Church before going to Morganton.

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Mrs. Claire Cope has designed and sewn 253 costume pieces for the Brevard College production of the musical “Camelot” to be presented in Dunham Auditorium on April 15-17. She began looking for material for the costumes before Christmas in remnant shops and outlets. Since then she estimates she has put in 580 hours of work on the “Camelot” garments. The 135 basic costumes follow medieval styles. The college drama department has not previously owned a wardrobe. This year Mrs. Copes’ costumes will be stored after the production as the beginning of the drama wardrobe.

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The Friends of the Library will hold their regular spring meeting on April 22. Guest speaker for the occasion will be Branley Owen, who has won fame for his record-breaking walk on the 1,000-mile Appalachian Trail. Mr. Owen’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Owen, live in Brevard, but the younger Owen now resides in Knoxville, Tenn., where he is a student at the University of Tennessee. Hiking enthusiasts will want to hear about Owen’s experiences on the long walk.

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The band Atlantic - Richfield’s hard rock sound took first place in the Brevard Jaycees Battle of the Bands contest held last Friday night. The group, which is composed of Nicky Monteith, Herbert Emory, Robert Palmer and David Stewart, will share the $75 prize money. In May they will travel to Durham to play for prizes of $750 cash, engagement contracts and assorted pieces of sound equipment.

 
 

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