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HE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
-rTTr-M YEAR NO. 28 Twelve Pares
WAYNESVILLE, N, C, THURSDAY, JULY 9, 1942
$1.75 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
TdDons Laalblber atltoeiredl Dud MsyoBd&dl; Rnnr
7 Baptist Churches In County Start Revivals Sunday
ade To Keacn
000 People ;
rom Other Eecuons
ta(e Will Do Preaching.
levival servii" SniiH:
Wood Baptist cuu.. -,,
fruiting pastor occupying
r f P.-h church for a
rrLZ The series of Ber-
Qr th Bantist
Mission Board, even to the
L, financing the meetings.
,:-.,nw.tridi revival is oems
in an en on iu cv" v"
1- 4. W a .r
Imated 13,UU0 people . "j
id, who are
Baptist denomination, but who
not members oi any v..u....,
Ming to leaders oi me xiy
U Baptist Association.
'The latest records snow mat
kiwi, to is greater than the
In in church membership, which
Lai every effort must ie muo
wiV more DeoDle." said Rev.
Ink teatherwood, moderator of
I Haywood Baptist Association.
II castors will remain with
churches during tno series
mwt ne. Later in tne summer,
L win ro to some church in
fctier part of the state to hold
L milnr meeting.
Set. - Mr. Leatherwood pointed
I . 1 J
; that only one onering wouiu
taken m each church during the
Mat and that would be sent
trt to the State Board, which
torn would pay all expenses oi
i Meeting, regardless of the
tant raised by the one offering,
a number of churches have been
Bding s series of cottage pray'
meetinrs tils week in prepara
k fot the revival. Reports from
tectums of, the frjntr hr
17 sarticipatinr cnurcnes
k locate, ' show that much in
fat is being shown in the cam
jThi list of churches holding the
pal, together with the regu-
pastor and visiting pastor, is
Men's Creek, Rev. Bill Sorrells
tor, snd Rev. A. P. Sprinkle
Bethel, Rev. A. E. Peeke, pas
f. with Rev. F. G. Womack, of
iheville, as evangelist.
First Baptist of Canton, Dr. H
i Masteller, pastor, with Rev,
luie Gaines, of Lexington, as
.Canton East Baptist, Rev. W.
sprinkle, pastor, with Rev. M.
Harris, of Valdese. as evan-
Canton North Baptist, Rev. Ho-
Rogers, pastor, with Rev. 0.
McGinnis, as evangelist.
Clyde, Rev. T. H. Parris, pastor,
ith Rev. J. A. Brock, of Ruther-irdton,-
as evangelist, and Mr.
fell,: of Gastonia, as singer.
r P'eture on page 8). ,
Mlwood, Rev. Robert Gaddis.
Mtor, with Rev. J. Pipes, of Ashe
B'e, as evanceliat
Fines Creek, Rev. Jarvis Teague,
ptor, with Ro u r ci ;
Hickory, as evangelist.
nwelwood.- Rev. Frnnlr T.i.ntn.
PH pastor, with Rev. B. S.
01 byiva, as evangelist.
Klky Branch, Rev. N. L. Steph-
an of Almond, as evangelist.
fg Hill, Rev. Thos Erwin,
sor, -with Rev. B. N. Rogers, of
ISunny Point, Rev. Doyle Miller,
, nev h snrinkle.
REV. J. C. CANIPE, of Boone,
one of the 17 visiting Baptist
preachers to hold a revival in Hay
wood during the coming week. Rev,
Mr. Canipe will preach daily at
the First Baptist church here.
Judge Phillips To
Preside Over Court
Here Next Week
The July term of Superior court
will convene here on Monday with
Jut!ge F. Donald Phillips, of Rock
ingham, presiding. Both criminal
and civil cases are included on the
Serving on the jury for the first
week will be the following: Char
lie Ensley, Clyde; Joe Cogburn,
Beaverdam, Claude J. Reece Way-
nesvflle; Ed G. Brooks. Clyde; P.
M. Kuvkendall, t-ast rork; I. J.
Chambers, Iron Duff; H. Grady
Honeycutt, Ivy Hill; E. J. Pinner,
Virgil L. Robinson, Beaverdam;
T. H. Worsham, Waynesville; Char
lie J. Smathers, Pigeon; B. D.
Burress, East Fork; Hardy R.
Caldwell, Iron Duff; Welch Mes-
ser, Crabtree; Norvel West, Liyde;
Ben Smith, Waynesville; n. r.
Ledbetter, Cecil; R. W. lioweii,
Walter Wright, White Oak; Jonn
R HitiPB. Waynesville; Cleve No-
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Owners of Passenger
Cars To Start Getting
Ration Cards Today
The series of cottage prayer
meetings which have been staged
ail this week by the congregation
of the First Baptist church, will
be concluded Friday night with a
general prayer service at the
church at 8 o'clock, Rev H. G.
Hammett, pastor, said yesterday.
The pastor has secured the ser
vices of Rev. J. C. Canipe, of Boone,
to preach daily, during the revival,
which ftart Sunday, -xev. Joe.
Canipe wili' preach his first ser
mon Sunday evening.
Rev, Mr. Canipe is a prominent
pastor and preacher, and has a
strong church at Boone. Among
his duties there is to preach to the
student body of the Appalachian
State Teachers College of that city.
He has' served on a number of lm
portant boards of the Baptiits of
the state, and has traveled exten
sively over Europe, Asia, anj Pal
Assets Of First
Reach High Mark
The total assets of the First
National Bank reached $1,
536,762.01 at the close of the
year ending on June 30th, it
was learned yesterday from
This is the highest mark
ever reached in the history of
the institution, showing an
increase of $304,328.17 over
any other period, indicative of
the steady and continued
growth of the bank.
$2,500 Fire Hits Storage Plant At
Barber's Orchard Early Tuesday
'larsno a a , t
Fif V evangelist.
Baptist, Waynesville. Rev.
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"ration Day To Be
r At Mncher's Chapel
f Sunday, July nth
ft ?, t.de?ration day will be
W chLmChr's ChaPl- Metho
K&n the Hytier Mountain
tly llt" the county on Saturday,
-!1!08 attending ; the annual
bic ?r work a"d basket
l!U"ch- . Everyone in the
I 18 mvited to attend.
lenJale Holiness Church
Nrch . at Gleiale Holiness
ei;.aLCoye Creek. - v ;nitial
"iiti :, , n.eJ on Tuesday even
i o CI rwlr w.. . ... .
''"shl i,I , D" mis'C wiu De
rtty Gospel Light
to itt c m cordially in-
Complete Totals On
A total of 728 youths from 18
to 20 were registered last week in
Haywood county under the fifth
registration of the selective draft
service, it was learned from the
two boards serving the area.
It had been estimated that
around 200 would register in the
Waynesville area, but the total
was 355, with 373 in Canton.
While some of the boys who reg
istered in the Waynesville area
will have to be transferred to other
boards, Miss Debrayda Fisher,
clerk of the board, stated that
there would be as many returned
here that would make up any
material differenpe in the registration.
The registration by townships
was as follows in the Waynesville
board area: Waynesville 232; Ivy
Hill, 23; Iron Duff, 6; Crabtree,
24; Fines Creek, 22; White Uak,
10; Jonathan Creek, 30, and Big
In the Canton area registra
tion was as follows: Clyde, 23;
Bethel, 60, and Canton, 280.
The condition of Kenneth Palmer,
20, son of Mrs. Ada Palmer and
the late James Palmer, who was
hurt in , an accident early Satur
day morning in Baltimore, was re
ported critical, late last night, it
was learned from a message sent
here to friends. , . ,
Young Palmer, who was employ
ed by the shipyards in Baltimore,
was riding a motorcycle which
collided with a truck at the time
nf the accident. He received se
rious injuries to one arm and leg
and has been m a critical condition
Younir Palmer graduated from
the local high school in the class
of 1940 after which he attended
Brevard College. He has been liv
ing in the North for nearly two
years He was first employed by
shipyards at Brooklyn and was
transferred from there to Balti
The first of the week he had vol
iintrH in the U. S. army.
Mrs. Palmer, who was notified
early Saturday morning, left at
once for Baltimore. She has been
joined by her son, Fred Palmer,
U. S. navy, stationed at Norfolk
and her brother.
Wallace Morrow, who is now re-
Col- Lee, Patient
In Veterans Hospital
Reported Critically M
The condition of Col. William
Ira Lee, of Gatlinburg, was re
nnrfpH t be critical, it was learn
ed last night from members of
Mrs. Lee's family here.
Col. Lee, who is in the U. S.
Veterans hospital, at Hines, 111.,
near Chicago, underwent a serious
operation during the past few
weeks from which he rallied tem
porarily. Mrs. Lee, the former
Miss Mildred Crawford, of Way
nesville, has been at the hospital
with her husband since he entered
A fire of undetermined origin,
completely destroyed the riot of
the large relngtratea storage
nlant at Barber's Orchard early
Tuesday morning, causing damage
of between $2,600 and 3,uuu, ac
cording to R. N. Barber, Jr., man
It is believed that the blase start
ed from the electrical wiring in the
attic of the storage plant.
The building, is of stone and
concrete, with Concrete floors and
ceiling, and other than the roof,
no damage wu done to tne struc
ture. Except for a few apple
crates, the building was empty
The Waynesville fire department
answered the call, and pumped
water from the dam at the orchard,
and saved nearby buildings.
Had the plant been filled with
apples, the loss would have been
The roof was built of heavy
balsam timbers, cut many years
ago. The roofing was of 22-guage
iron, which R. N. Barber, br
bought right after the other war.
The owners do not believe that
the refrigeration coils in the attic
of the building were damaged to
anv (treat extent.
Plans are underway to replace
the roof immediately.
Thursday, Friday and Sat
urday Set Aside For Reg
islerinK For Gasoline.
.Registration for gasoline ra
inniiijr -for passenger cars will
betrin this morning and continue
through Saturday, it was learned
yesterday from the local rationing
Due to lack of supplies all
owiu rs and operators of trucks,
buses, ambulances and taxis can
not register at the same time, as
was previously announced by the
board. They will register on Mon
day, Tuesday and Wednesday of
next week at places announced by
All passenger car owners are
urged to register this week as reg
ist rat ion for such motor vehicles
will be closed until July 27th, ac
cording to Miss Winnie Kirkpat
All passenger car owners will
be given an all purpose base "A"
card regardless of what use they
may make of their car, and if they
are eligible they will be given
supplementary application to fill
out with the rationing board.
Places of registration for owners
of passenger cars and motorcycles
have been designated at the follow,
ing school buildings: Maggie, Rock
Hill. Fines Creek, Crabtree, Cruso
Cecil, Clyde, Spring Hill, Bethel;
in Beaverdam township, at Perm
eylvania Avenue, Patton, Beaver
dam. Morning Star and North Can
ton schools; Haywood county court
house, and the office of ration
board for the Canton area.
Mrs. N. F. Lancaster and son,
Bobbv. who have been spending
sometime in Augusta, where Cap-
siding in Newport News, Va., spent 'tain Lancaster is stationed at
the week-end here with his parents, Camp Gordon, are guests of Miss
Mr. and Mrs. Jarvis Morrow. I Winnie jurKpaincK.
Crowd Of 800 Hear Gov. Broughton
In Fourth Of July Address At Lake
Governor Broughton, delivered a ought to do is to see to it that
patriotic address in the auditorium where our troops are quartered we
at Lake Junaluska Saturday. His stamp out the dens of vice that
subject was "Patriotic Dedication." , tend to demoralize and destroy our
He was heard by a crowd of ap- soldiers.
proximately 800 persons. "WTe have a moral responsibili-
After calling attention to the ty for keeping the areas m
important part North Carolina North Carol.na where troops are
: K . . f - i -ec-i -A .,.raraA from anvthiniT ' that
had played m national h-; .J -
the fact that today tnis state is
host state to approximately 300,
000 American soldier in training,
the Governor said, "We ought to
measure up in traditional fashion
to every obligation of citizenship
and civilian and military respon
sibility. Among the things we there.
would destroy the physical health
or morale of any soldier in Amer
"We are all on the same road
and going in the same direction,
and it is the road that leads to
Berlin and we are going to get
Thirteen applications for tires
tubes and recaps received favora
ble action by the local rationing
board during the past week. The
number included the following:
The town of Waynesville, for
street construction, 2 motor grader
tires; Grace Lumber Mills, of Lake
Junaluska, for logging operation
2 truck tires and 1 truck tube;
Underwood Lumber and Supply, for
hauling AAA lime, 1 truck tire.
Carr Lumber Company, of Lake
Junaluska, for lumbering opera.
tions. 1 truck tube and 2 truck
tires: Clarence Caldwell, of Way
nesville, for logging and lumber
hauling. 1 truck tire; George W
Justice, of WajTiesville, farm
hauling to market, 1 truck recap.
H. H. Price, of Cove Creek, log
and lumber hauling, 2 truck recaps;
C. S. Green, of Route 1, Clyde, log
and lumber hauling, 2 truck re
caps; James M. Moody, of route
2, Waynesville, hauling logs,
Dr. J. R. McCracken, of Waynes
ville, physician, 2 passenger recaps
and 1 passenger time; WFA, by J
P. Dicus, WPA supervisor, Waynes
ville, 1 passenger recap; Mrs.' V.
L. Palmer, Waynesville, hauling
milk, poultry and farm products
to market, passenger recap; J. B,
Hannah, of Waynesville, route 2
hauling acid wood and logs,
Davis Chapel Revival
And Vacation School
Opening Date Postponed
The vacation Bible school and
revival to be held at the Davis
Chapel has been postponed until
Sunday the 19th, it has been an
nounced by the pastor, Rev. W. H.
AEF Europe Boss
Named By Board
The war lepartment announced
that the newly establishd Euro
pean theatre of operations for
United States forces will be headed
by Maj. Gen. Dwight D. Eisen
hower. The new commanding gen
eral will have headquarters in Lon
don. He was formerly assistant
chief of staff in charge of the Oper.
For "Hog Eye"
Plans are being completed for the
second annual "Hog Eye" shooting
match which will be staged at Cat
aloochee Ranch on Wednesday,
July 16t'ti, The event is exported
to attract a large crowd of shoot
ers and guests from Western North
Carolina, as well as summer vis
itors in this area.
The match is scheduled to start
promptly at 10 o'clock, it was
learned from Tom Alexander, own
er of the ranch, who is staging the
match. Shooters and visitors can
either bring their own picnic lunch
es or can purchase sandwiches and
soft drinks at the ranch.
it io rnnrtrtud iVint nhnnturo Urhn
Frank Underwood at Abel's Gar-' , f ont. ,u -ntBt or. nyun.
age, . and Hallet Ward, at Ward's , tici dajl for the event and that
Service Station, have recently been hardware tore8 have iaid in a
Lions Club Will
Stage Drive For
Campaign Ends Friday In
Nation-Wide Drive For
With more than 51 tons of rub
ber already gathered in Haywood,
every effort will be made today
and tomorrow to add at least 25
more tons, as the nation-wide cam
paign comes to a close.
The Wayneville Lions Club
have set aside Friday as a day for
gathering all rubber in Waynes
ville, Huzelwood and Lake Juna
luska that individauls do not want
to carry to service stations.
The members of the Lions Club
will make a complete canvass of
the community, and the proceeds
from the rubber, will be used in
their work with the blind. Last
year the club provided glasses for
58 people, and they are trying to
pass that mark this year.
Persons having any article with
rubber in it can do double duty
Friday by calling Paul Davis at 77,
or by putting the articles on the
curb where the club members can
gather it up. The nation needs
the rubber, and the Lions Club
needs the money for their work
with the blind.
Any person wanting to sell their
rubber, will be paid one cent a
pound at any service station. From
there, the rubber is taken to the
bulk plant which serves tne sta
tion, and later shipped to a smelt
er for reclaiming. Any article
with any amount of rubber, can be
A survey of the bulk plants of ths
oil companies serving Haywood,
showed that as of last night,
102,217 pounds had been turned
The Texas Company here showed
the greatest gain over last week,
by getting in over 17 tons.
The-ompaaies1 reported a fol
Standard Oil 31,800
The Texas Company 35,513
Pure Oil Co , 6,912
Gulf Refining Co. ........19,977
Sinclair (estimated) 7,015
Shell (estimated) 2,000
appointed' as tire inspectors for
this area served by the local ra
tioning board it was announced
Clayton Walker, who was ap
pointed inspector immediately fol
lowing, the organization of the
board, has leen so rushed with
work, and with a steady increase it
has been necessary to name assistants.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gill
Will Arrive On Monday
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gill and son,
Billy Gill, are expected to arrive
on Monday from Greenwich, Conn.
They will occupy the Smathers
apartment the first part of the sea
son. Upon completion of their garage
apartment which they are building
on their farm, "Walnut Cove," on
the Jonathan Creek road, they
plan to move to the country, where
they will spend part of each year.
large supply of powder and caps.
The old time gunsmiths in the
county are said to be busy repair-
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Judge and Mrs. Smathers
To Arrive This Morning
Judge and Mrs. Frank Smathers
will arrive today from Miami to
occupy their summer home here
for the remainder of the season.
They will be accompanied by
their daughter, Mrs. Phillip Myers,
her hushand being in the service.
Rev. R. E. MacBlain Will
Conduct Revival Services
At Micadale Church
Beginning on Monday night,
July 13th, and continuing each
night for two weeks, there will be
a community revival held at St.
Mary s Episcopal church, Mica
dale, in the Allen's Creek section.
Rev. R. E. MacBlain, of Way
nesville, will conduct the service
which will start at 7:30 each even
ing. There will be a special song
service each night. The public
is cordially invited to attend.
Total .. .. .....102,217
Individuals donated 2,085 pounds
which was turned in to the Stand
ard plant here. Other stations re
ported small amounts had been donated.
Mr. and Mrs. Heinze Are
Returning To New York
Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph E. Heinze,
who have resided here for the past
four years are returning to New
York. They have recently pur
chased a new house in Smithtown,
Long Island, where they plan to
reside in the future.
: Mr. Heinze leaves today, but
Mrs, Heinze will remain here a
week longer. They have been en
thusiastic boosters of: this section
during their residence here.
Pet Wants More
Grade "A" Milk
"We have an unlimited market
for grade "A" milk," R. B. Daven
port, manager of Pet Dairy Pro
ducts Company said last night, as
he sought additional producers;
"Sales have; steadily increased,
and we can use an unlimited
amount of this type milk,'' Mr.
The manager of the local Pet
plant also pointed out that milk
prices were never higher, and that
right now offered a splendid op
portunity to enter the dairy field.
Those interested in producing
grade "A" milk should contact
Americans Must Make Many Sacrifices
Before War Is Won, Judge Alley Says
"We are living today in the ship band down Main street, fol-
midst of storm and revolution. A
memorable epoch in history is
transpiring in our view. The very
air is dark with the elements of
strife and change," said Judge
Felix E. Alley in the opening re
marks of : his address here on
Saturday afternoon in the cele
bration of the fourth.
The celebration was sponsored
by the Chamber of Commerce and
several hundred citizens assem
bled in the court room of the court
house for the program over which
W. R. Francis, local attorney
The initial feature of the pro
gram was the parade of the town-
lowed by a : half hour concert in
front of the court hour-ev
After assembling in the court
room Rev. S. R Crockett, chaplain
of the American Legion, gave the
invocation. M. H. Bowles, of the
state guard lead in the salute to
The assembly stood at attention
while the band led by Fred Martin,
played the national anthem. The
closing prayer was given by Rev.
H. G. Hammett, pastor of the First
Baptist church, and president of
the Haywood chapter of the Red
Cross. Seated on the platform in
addition to those already named as
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Down For Annual
Senator William H. Smathers,
of Atlantic City, arrived last week
from Washington, D. C, to spend
ten days or more with his parents,
Dr. and Mrs. B. F. Smathers.
Senator Smathers is spending
most of his time trout fishing, one
of his favorite sports. He is an
Mrs. M, G. Stamey Has
Returned To Her Home
And Is Much Improved
Mrs. M. G. Stamey has returned
from Greensboro, where she was
taken ill while attending a re
union at the Woman's College i of
the University of North Carolina.
Mrs. Stamey underwent an opera
tion at the Wesley Long Hospital
and was confined there for several
Mrs. John Champney Taylor,
the former Miss Carolyn Rose, of
Chicago and Waynesville, whose
marriage took place this spring,
has arrived to spend a short while
here with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Rose.