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'-tBSDAT, OCTOBER 9,1941
THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
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' During Fire
'national Defense , Through
i Defease" as .its i theme, Fire
tk Week is oems
fmuehout the nation in the
7r,tober 6-12, and the
to department is trying to
.5- the significance of the
fresident of United States
Uowed the custom of his pre
fer, to office, and has issued
tarnation setting aside the
TM s time of observance
Chout the country. Governors
states have also issued pro
bations. L jeek is dedicated to the ira
U purpose of saving life and
Lw from destruction by fire.
L ft, week special efforts are
fc made to bring the public to
kliiation of the tremendous
(of fire and to get the co-oper-
nf verv man. wuhw uu
L fire prevention campaign, be-
statewide Dasis in nono
-'it- iL. X
;r.a in lyui, wim n .
enacted by the uenerai as
;y of that year and designed
cthlish minimum standards
i m i :i j
lining construction ux uuuu-
and to provide lor inspection oi
ling "barriers insteaa oi car-
of fire;" fire-hghting iacmties
been improved in all the larg-
Uns of the state, and there is
llv s North Carolina town witn
bulation of 500 which does not
a motor tire. trucic.
e risks in hospitals and pub-
fcildings. have" been greatly re-
enforcement of exit laws.
lol buildings have been lm
Li and most f them are of
Resisting construction. Fire
in schools nan e been requir.
aw. i ire hazards in nomas
japartments have been reduce
lief At Last
or Your Cough
eomulsion relieves promptly be
; It goes right to the seat of the
He to help loosen and expel
i laden Dhlecm. and aid nature
lothe and heal raw, tender, ln
jed bronchial mucous mem
Jes. Tell your druggist to sell you
ue oi ireomuision witn tne un
tandine vou must like th v it
K allays the cough or you are
ve your money back. -
ouifts, Chest Colds, Bronchitis
Fire Chief Issues List of Do's and
Don'ts To Eliminate Fire Hazards
by systematic inspection.
Loss of property because of fire
was nearly $400 less during the
past year than the previous year,
according to Lawrence L. Kerley,
chief of the local fire department
The fire department has two
trucks, one purchased by Hazel
wood, and operated by the Waynes
ville department under a special
agreement between the two com
munities, and all other fire fight
ing equipment considered neces
sary for a community of this size.
The town co-operates with prop
erty owners in hauling off trash,
garbage and other fire hazards on
a regular schedule of trucks. Close
inspection is made of all the pri
vate and public buildings in this
In accounting for the improve
ment along these lines Mr. Kerley
stated that people generally speak
ing are taking more precautions
about their property, and are more
careful than they have ever been
in keeping their premises clear of
From October 1, 1940 to October
1, 1941 the local city fire depart
ment received 45 calls, 34 of which
were from the town of Waynes
ville. Eleven of these, including
8 from Hazelwood, were from out
side the city limit.
The cost Of operating the trucks,
counting wear, upkeep of the
equipment.and gas amounted to
$1,756 during the past year. The
total cost for firemen amounted to
$308 for inside fires and $143 for
fires outside the city limits. This
does not include the salary paid the
fire chief. . "' -,'
KThe damage to property in the
city limits last year totaled $1,880,
accqrdingt0 Chief Kerley. . .
Personnel of the fire department
is as follows: Lawrence L.' Kerley,
chief, Robert Hugh Clark, assist
and chief ; firemen, Bradford Me
haffey, Walter Mehaffey, John
Boyd, James Boyd, John West, Paul
Yount, Paul Walker, Bill Cole,
Will Strange, Harold Massie, Clem
Fitzgerald, Hub Burnette, David
Underwood, John Ray, Ben Colkitt,
and Sam Cabe.
There is an average of 12 fire
men at each fire which under ordi
nary conditions is a sufficient
number. The local department is
high in praise of the co-operation
of the local telephone company
in cases of fire alarms.
Beat Rising CENTRAL
Vow that Cold Weather
s not very far ahead it Main Street
'ill pay you to bring us
our Fall clothes for a ' ' :" ' " '. " '
trough cleaning and re-
onditioning. For prompt Phniip ll
ervice call 113.
Co-operating with the Fire Pre
vention Committee of the Cham
ber of Commerce in promoting its
Fire Prevention Week campaign,
Chief Lawrence Kerley of the Fire
Department has issued two lists of
suggestions to prevent fires.
The first list, which follows, are
the things he sugggests:
Keep waste paper, packing ma
terial and rubbish cleaned up, and
remove from building at least daily.
Make frequent inspections from
a fire standpoint.
Instruct and drill employees on
what to do in case of fire.
Be careful about the use of
Put up "No Smoking" signs, es
pecially in hazardous sections.
Locate your nearest fire alarm
box and learn how to turn in an
v See that your electric wiring is
standard and be careful in the use
Of electrical devices.
Have all smoke pipes and chim
neys inspected and repaired by a
competent person before starting
fires for the winter.
Keep gasoline in safety cans and
in a safe place.
Keep water barrels and pails
filled and extinguishers charged.
Use only safe floor oils, and
Feel your personal responsibili
ty for possible loss of life and
property by fire and act accord
ingly. The second list, which follows, are
the things he suggests not to do:
Don't put ashes in other than
metal receptacles, and don't dump
them where, they will come in con
tact with combustible materials.
Don't hang electric light cords
, Don't use wooden lockers. :
Don't permit oily rags to lie
Don't let the fact that you are
insured make you careless.
Don't use an open light when
looking for escaping gas or in the
presence of inflammable liquids.
Don't Use swdust in spittoons
or to absorb oils.
Don't throw away lighted match
es, cigars or cigarettes.
Don't use insecticides or liquid
polishes in the vicinity of open
flame lights. Many such com
pounds contain coltatile inflam
Don't use kerosene, benzine or
naphtha in lighting fires, or to
quicken a slow fire it may result
Com jng to Asheville
EVERETT MARSHALL who
will sing the leading role in "Blos
som Time" at the Asheville Audi
torium on Saturday, October 18th.
The famous operetta will be given
one day only.
Fines Creek Honor
Roll For September
Elementary School ,
In order to make the honor roll
a student must make the equiva
lent of three B's and one C or
First grade: Janette Ledford,
Annie Robinson, David Sutton,
Lillian Ledford, Regina Ferguson,
Johnnie Smathers, Mary Dean
Rogers, Louise Robinson, Betty Mc
Elroy, Mary Moore, Audrey Price,
Evelyn Rogers. Miss Hilda Fish
First grade: Walter Evans, Roy
Haynes, Jack Ledford, Johnny
Russell, Juanita Troutman, Wilma
Price, Rosalyn Messer, Bobby Mes
ser. -Miss Bonnie Duckett, teacher.
Second grade: Floyd Cagle, Joe
Green, Junior Ledford, David No
land, Tommy Patton, J. ; David
Rathbone, Bobby Rogers, David
Rathbone, Joyce Clark, Mary Ruth
Conrad, Wilena Duckett. Eunice
Troutman, Christine Ledford. Mrs.
Effie Greene Francis, teacher.
Third grade: Arlene Duckett,
Julia Price, Jessie Greene, Var-
nell Clark, Helen Price, Eugene
IT.nwB. CmwfnrH Fisher. Bruee
Kirkpatrick, Tommy Parkins,
Dewey Fisher, Davie Presnell,
Will Be Given In
"Blossom Time," America's fav
orite operetta, based upon the im
mortal melodies of Frani Schubert,
and produced by the Messrs.
Shubert, comes to the Auditorium,
Asheville, one performance only
Saturday, Oct. 18, with Everett
Marshall singing the role of the
famous composer. It is 20 years
since "Blossom Time" had its first
performance on Broadway, and
during the intervening years, the
operetta has enjoyed a success un
paralleled in the annals of the
American stage. The charm and
simplicity of the love story, the
sheer verve of its music, the gay
humor and the bitter-sweet poig
nancy of a life devoted to a single
end, assured it of overwhelming
popular approval from the very be
So great was the demand to see
it in the early days that a second
Company was installed on Broad
way. Never before or since has
New York been treated to the
spectacle of the same musical pro
duction playing in theaters facing
each other on the same street, . V
The original presentation of
"Blossom Time" remained on
Broadway for almost two years,
while eight or nine road companies
were touring the key cities. Since
then, the operetta has returned to
New York at least seven times for
additional long runs, and repeat
performances have been offered in
every city where a theater was
available. Its audience seems as
inexhaustible as its appeal.
The curtain goes up on this per
formance at 8:30 p. m. sharp.
Mail orders for tickets now being
received. See ad elsewhere in this
Aliens Creek News
C, B. Moak, of Florida, is spend
ing a few weeks at the Moak farm.
Miss Fannie Wyatt, of Canton,
spent the week-end with her moth
er, Mrs. Howard Wyatt.
Marion Chambers, who has been
in Kyle for the past three months,
has returned home.
Mrs. D. L. Snyder, of Lenoir,
spent Sunday with her mother,
Mrs. Sallie McNabb.
Cove Creek News
Cove Creek farmers have thous
ands of bushels of apples for sale.
J. S. Harrell has about three thous
and of different varieties.
The fanners have their silos
filled and are beginning to buy
John Howell took six head of
cattle to the Asheville market on
Mr. Cutshaw has replaced Ralph
Long as bus driver in Cove Creek.
Ed Stepp, who has been in Cal
ifornia for sjx months, has re
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer McClure and
children, of Concord, have returned
home after spending a week with
Mr. and Mrs. Gather McClure.
Moore, Bob Rogers.
( r: v i . x t j
Margaret Ferguson, Victoria Da
vis, Velma Hannah, Thelma Hall,
! Hilda Ledford, Estalee JtfcElrath,
Jewel Messer, Masie : Kinsland,
I Edith Rogers, Marcene Walker,
Robert Fisher, Wayne Moore,
i Tenth grade: Henry Greene, Da
j vis Teague, Dortha Greene, Ma
rie Hill, Dorothy Rogers, Frances
Rogers. "" x
Eleventh grade: Charles Greene,
Ed McCracken. Varnell Swanger,
N. C. James, Jr., Ruth Price, Betty
Rogers, Virginia Early, Blye Rog
ers, Lillian Haynes, James Messer,
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wyatt, Mr.
and Mrs. R. L. Burchfield, Louie
Nickols, Roy Buchanan, Kate Mas
sie and Sally Conner spent Sunday
in Fletcher visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Coy Woods has returned home
after spending the summer in
Wilmer Jones, of Canton, spent
the week-end with Genelle Finney.
Mr. and Mrs. Sebren Bryson are
now staying with the latter's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. HarrelL
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Howell spent
Sunday with Mrs. Howell's small
brother, who recently underwent
an operation at Grace Hospital,
The pause j?
Eighty-eight per cent of the new
trucks produced are below two
Don't use irnHnlin or henzino tn ' Juanita Messer, Earl Ledford,
Don't make bonfires of rubbish
where the" wind can scatter it.
Burn it in a container.
Persons taking these simple pre
cautionary measures and putting
them into effect should have little
trouble with fires on their premises.
Throughout the United States,
1,890 English language daily news
papers, with an approximate cir
culation of 40,000,000 subscribers,
and 525 Sunday papers with cir
culations nearly as large, depend
almost exclusively on the motor
truck for bulk distribution to read
MlDiTOfflUM-OIlE UIGIIT-SAT. OCT. 18
THE MESSRS. SHUBERT PRESENT
The Fpremo$t Success of Musical Stage History
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flnt irowi In kck S&2S, Bateoce f Beeny $101. GALLERT 67c.
Mail Orders Won
Ordw tiekeU new te Mcare choice loeaUona. AU
mail srden filled in the eraer in which thej ste
reeeirad. EncloM cheek er money raer, parable
t Pabux Baaaord Theatres, lae AsheviUe, M. U
with aeU-addresaed and staaped envetope.
Mollie Parton, Miss Lucile Walker,
Fourth grade: Cenie Ferguson
Carl .rresnell, Thomas McCracken,
Candler Justice, Ted James, liar
old Hunter, Dean Green, D. B.
Arrington. Miss Frances James,
Fifth grade: Aline Haynes, Jack
Lowe, Medford Price, Carl Haw
kins, Joyce Bramlette, Stella Fish
er, Maggie Greene, Lorena Haynes,
Iva Lee Messer, Peggy Noland,
Stacie Sparks Bonnie Walker,
Frank Kirkpatrick, teacher
Sixth grade: Wayne Greene,
Milas Kirkpatrick, Tom Ferguson,
Wandalee Messer, Anna Belle
Caldwell, Mary West, Marcene
Rector. Britain McElroy, June
Brown, Wendel Davis, Pauline
Roe-ers. Beatrice Greene. Marie
Smith. Jarvis Teague, teacher.
Seventh grade: Jack Rector,
Elva Haynes, Martha Ledford,
Mary Jane McCreary. Doris Rath
bone, Ethel Taylor, Elva Tran
than, Mary Grey Walker. Miss
Pearl James, teacher.
Eighth grade: Anna Dee Kings
more, Kathryn Noland, Faye Par
ton, Nancy Walker, Edith Noland,
Edith Hall, Gertrude Messer, Mary
Jane Moore, Rorothy Rathbone,
Lois Rogers, Jack Clark, Junior
Having qualified as administra
tor of T. R. Bramlett, deceased, late
of Haywood County, North Caro
lina, this is to notify all persons
having claims against the estate
of the deceased to exhibit them to
the undersigned at Waynesville,
Haywood County, North Carolina,
on or before the 9th day of Oc
tober, 1942, or this notice will be
pleaded in bar of their recovery.
All persons indebted to said
estate will please make immediate
This the 9th day of October, 1941.
T. L. GREEN,
Administrator of T. R. Bramlett,
No. 1118 Oct. 9-l-23-30-Nov.
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