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HE WAYNE3VILLE MOUNTAINEER
Pablished In The County Seat Of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
NO. 7 12 Pages
WAYNESVILLE, N. O, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1944 (One Day Nearer Victory) $1.75 In Advance In Haywood and Jacks CatUi
ounty Receives "A"
jpressive Program Marks
esentation of Agricultur
Award To Haywood
Un.- it ia
...i t.i assure you ""- "
il pleasure for the Army to
bipate m mis otc,.., -
e to you. Tne iarm
,ave playt-a mis paai. J"
Nations successiui iignt i"
oe tlu greatest amount 01
m our history," said Major
r Mrk'innon. of the Quarter-
,'iirl,.i Center, U. S. Army,
llurnbia, Saturday noon when
nresi-ntfil me nSin.unui.
V ... -
.. a nae. m a cc-
at the courthouse.
tfure presenting to you thi
xah'rh is symbolic 01 you
ii "if ' -
:o take this opportunity, as i
tentative of your Army it
you personally for supply
with food, the secret weapu
is war. Food is just as im
.. i i ni
nt and essential as duikjls
. . iL. l-n..n-.4- winn
b-iinnit. 11 ine uihimi iiiom
Rten fighting," continued
flap was accepted on behalf
farm families of the count
J. MrCracken, who told of
ne record made by the men
rvice from Haywood and th
number of volunteers,
the fiatr was raised on th
by Captain Frank Byrd
croun f men from the loca
Guard unit, the Waynesville
school band under direction
is. Isley, bandmaster, played
presentation of a framed
of the citation of the- ward
hade bv G. T.. Scott, chairman
state USDA War Board who
Il of us here know that farm
es of I it v wood county did an
ndine iob last vear in their
nod production program. This
iclearlv demonstrated in the
Ictirn figures received by th"
USDA war Board in Raleigh.
i clearly demonstrated in the
amounts of food and fiber
iw go out of this county bis
was pointed out during the
pony that Haywood county
one of five counties in th
and one of 36 in the United
s to receive such an award
or to the ceremony the band
hed down Main Street and
the program in the court
with playing, "God Bless
I'ca. TH,, invocation was
by the l: v J. C. Madison.
ins Club Hear
k program at the meeting of
-ions uub last Thursday was
""ed by the Civic Improve-
Lommittee, of which John
is chairman. The Eruest
ker of fhe evening was Miss
"et Johnston, librarian of
fiaywon,) Countv Librarv. who
on library service.
s Johnston outlined the man
which the county service
a be carrird to the rural sec
ard also told of service to
"rnmunity of Waynesville. She
Fed the importance of reading
'e rrpsent, and the need for
' Parkman, president, pre-
c E. Weatherby. chairman
e Tirngrarn enmmittee intro--I,ss
Johnston and told of
wcment fir county-wide ser
m Haywood county,
nouncfment was made of the
10 'ne club tonight of Majf."
; frn, public relation and
.leiral officer for the WeatV
Army Air Force in
p1IIe- wh will address the
t, - - VIC 11
i n' '"'i' sectors lor'the
; "epartment of Revenue Vll
the courthouse here on Wed
: 23. They are coming
iZ. "urPse of assisMn
ye Tn ing " "43 state
I and Intangihle tax returns.
h to ta,k of simple things,
F JCU knnw .
M "mw rumors nave
Local Draft Board
Men During Week
One hundred and eighteen men
were reclassified by the local draft
board during the past week, with
only ten placed in class 1-A which
included: Nichola Price, Orville C.
James, Frank J. Wyatt, Iolet James
Jenkins, Queen DeKent, Frank
James Trull, Benjamin Karlisle
James, Robert Edward Lee Clem
ent, Lyman Brownlowe Rogers, Jr.
and Charles Franklin Derrick.
Placed in class l-A(H) was
Roger Manson Medford.
Placed in class 1-A-C was Fred
Placed in class 2-A were: Lloyd
Cline Jordan, Luther Lee, Jr., Ben
namin Johnston Sloan, Walter
Fisher Sprinkles and Robert Vance
Placed in class 2-B were: Wil
liam Lee Allen, Dan Cebran Ar--ington,
Jr., Clyde Lee Fisher, Kyle
Campbell, Paul Monroe Browning,
Willis Rector, David Andrew Boyd,
William Grady Davis, Nathan Hill
Pless Presnell, Albert William Ar
lington, Lewis Julian Parker, Matt
Richardson Ketner, John B. Kates,
William Hooper Greene, Jerry Mor
Mack Pace, Sam Wiley Killian,
Roy Albert Oxner, James Thomas
Forga, Clarence Sylvester Beck,
Claud Norman, Noble Noel Arrinr
ton, George Cicero Hooper, Stel
hen Sanford Plemmons, Sam Mc
Nabb, Lawrence Kilby, Carl Ed
ward Arrington, Lewis Nathaniel
Green, -Mont Taylor Parham, Jack
Holder, Frank Lyle Saunders, T.
V. Warren, James Truman Grasty,
Ralph Sylvester Carver.
Sylvester Carver, Thad Lincoln
Sutton, Cecil Teaster, Andy Wood
row Rector, DeWitt Clinton Rogers,
Davis Moore, William Robert Bur
ton, Albert W. Harris, Marshall W.
Hannah, Erman F. Inman, Joe C
Howell, Jack Felmet, Joseph Jack
son Atkins, Ben G. Plemmons, Fred
Herbert Calhoun, William Fred
Willard L. Moody, William D.
Pitts, Jack B. Medford, Jack
Douglas Moore, David N. Cabe,
William H. Boone, Ulus G. Bur
nette, Paul H. Coffey, Gaines F.
"WcCracken, Guy H. Hannah, Hom
er C. Justice, Jr., Clyde V. Cal
houn, William M. Plott, John W.
Marcus and Herman R. Owens.
Placed in class 2-B(H) were:
Vance Davis and Delos Edward
Placed in class 1-C were: Wil
liam Fred Swann and Frederick
Placed in class 2-C were: J. C.
McElroy and Homer Ray Kirk
patrick. Placed in class 3-C were: Thomas
Robert Killian, Clarence Caldwell,
Fred Gentry, Troy Lee Wilson,
Thomas A. Edison Messer, Homer
Hector West, Troy William Sutton,
James Grover Bryson and Vinson
Placed in class 3-C(H) were:
Fletcher Samuel Ledford and Ho
bart Farrady Hoglen.
Placed in class 4-F were: Ray
mond Rathbone, King Evans, Sam
uel Jackson Wheeler, Norman W.
Silvers, Nolan J. Reagan, Marcus
E. Davis, Gilbert R. Inman, Nor
man Mitchell, Nobel G. McDonald,
James G. Sheehar., Thadus Messer,
Taylor Rose, Claude H. Caldwell,
Oliver Hicks, Jack R. Shuler, David
A. James and Hiram L. Green.
Placed in class 4-F(H) was Rob
ert S. Swanger.
Urgent Appeal Is
Made For Clothing
For Greek People
An nnneal is being made th's
week bv Chres George, local chair
man for the Greek War Relief As
sociation for a;d in collecting used
garments for Greece.
The association is ask;ng for
20.000.000 erarments of every sfre
and type, especially warm durable
clothing, underwear and blankets.
It is reported that almost the en
tire popi'lation is in rags and
Mr. Ceorge is askirg that any
one who has garments they wou'd
-(tntribute to this worthy caure to
pithpr leave them with him at the
W. W. N. C, Cafe or ronta-t Mrs.
C. Brown, welfare chairman of i
the Woman's Club.
Red Cross Names
War Fund Drive
Plans have been completed and
all committees named for the War
Fund Campaign of the American
Red Cross which will be opened by
the local Haywood Chapter on Feb.
29, according to Rev. J. Clay Madi
son, chairman of the drive. The
quota for the Waynesville area has
been set at $6,100. The national
quota has bsen announced at $200,.
000,000 against $130,000,000 for
L. N. Davis has been named
chairman of the special gifts com
mittee, whose work will be com
pleted before the drive starts on
Feb. 29. There will be a special
instruction and organization meet
ing held Thursday afternoon at 5
o'clock in the Red Cross office in
the court house. The solicitation
will begin immediately afterward.
Serving with Mr. Davis will b:
T. G. Massie, C. V. Bell, Mrs. Wil
liam Medford, E. J. Hyatt, Mrs
Felix Stovall, E. L. Withers, Mrs.
Johnnie Ferguson, Mrs. Whitener
Prevost, W. A. Bradley, Joe E.
Rose and M. D. Watkins.
The committee serving the busi
ness districts include: G. C. Fer
guson, chairman, C. J. Reece, R.
M. Parkman, J. W. Boyd, Francis
Massie, C. H. Leatherwood, Char
lie Woodard, David Underwood
Mrs. B;n Sloan, Mrs. Bonner Ray,
Mrs. C. C White.
Alvin Ward has been named as
chairman of the group soliciting
funds from the professional men
in the community. Serving wilh
Mr. Ward will be: Rev. II . G. Ham
mett, Dr. S. P. Gay, Mrs. Evelyn
Osborne, Miss Frances Robeson
Claude Rogers. Mrs. Annie P. Led
better and C. E. Weatherby.
Mrs. Charles Mili'er has been
named chairman and Mrs. Jun
Smathera. co-chairman of the resi
dential committee, with the follow
ing Workers: Mrs. S. P. Gay, Mrs
William Hannah, Mrs. Chas. E
Ray, Jr., Mrs. Ruth Beatty, Mrs.
Guy Massie, Mrs. Rudolnh HolHu
Mrs. Jimmie Boyd, Mrs. Thad
Howell, Mrs. Hugh Jolly.
Mrs. Grover Davis, Mrs. F. H
Marley, Mrs. R. H. Breese, Mrs.
Grady Boyd, Mrs H B. Atkins, Mrs
Carl Hill, Miss Louise Stringfield
Miss Helen Ray, Mrs. N. M. Med
ford, Miss Alice Quinlan, Mrs
Geneveive Barr Merry, Miss Fan
nie Mae Galloway, Mrs. T. L
Bramlett, Mrs. George McKinlev
Mrs. Richard Rogers, Mrs. J. E
Massie, Mrs. Wayne Corpening
Mrs. Harold Finger, Mrs. Tro'
Wyche, Mrs. Dan Watkins, Mrs
C. L. Carwile, Mrs. Aaron Prevos'
Mrs. Paul Martin, Mrs.. E. C
Wagenfeld, Mrs. David Stentz, Mrs
Howard Clapp and Mrs. George
June Smathers will serve a
chairman to solicit funds amnnr
the industrial groups and workin"
with him will be the following
Whitener Prevost, Ben Colkitt, M
O. Galloway, E. C. Wagenfeld, R
L. Hendrix. Ned Tucker, Henry
Rollman, Charlie Underwood, Har
ry Lee Liner and Johnny Edwards
J. H. Woody, chairman and J. E
Massie will serve on the listing and
Rev. M R. Williamson will head
the public meetings and parad
committee with Chas Isley assist
ing. Mrs. Jimmy Boyd and Mrs. S
H. Bushnell will serve as co-ehair
men of the booths committee.
Mrs. W. H. F. Millar will serve
as chairman of the headquarters
and also window display commit
tees. Serving on the first commit
tee with Mrs. Millar will be: Mrs
Jonathan Woody, Mrs. Douglas
Edwards, Mrs. Harry Whisenhun1
Mrs. Nora Swift Atkins, Mrs. C
V. Bell and Mrs. Frank Kinsey. Jr
On the window display commit
tee with Mrs. Millar as chairman
and Mrs. Jonathan Woody as co
chariman will be: Hugh Massie
Miss Lois Harrold, Miss Hester
Ann Withers, Miss Marjoria Mc
Manus, M--S. Phelphs Brooks, Mrs.
Ralph Prevost and Mrs. Donald
Soliciting funds among the col
nred people of the community wil'
be: Marion Howell, chairman, Elsie
Osborne, Edi'h Casey, Inez Bryant
and Oliver McCorkle.
J. C. Brown will serve as chair
man of the rural committee and
serving with him will be: J. Yates
Bailey, Miss Mary Margaret Sm-'th,
Wayne Franklin, and M- H. Bow
les. The township committees will
be announced next week, accord
ing to Rev. J. C. Madison.
Mrs. T. L"noir Gwyn has been
named as publicity chairman wi'h!
the following committee: Ben Col
kitt, Mrs. Joe Liner; in charge of
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I LL i
PVT. ARTHUR J. R. MOORE,
who was reported misniiig lust
week by the War Department, has
rejoined his company in Italy.
Found To Be Alive
Private Arthur J. R. Moore, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Jess Moore, of
Hazel wood, who was reported miss
ing last week, has been heard from
ind has joined bis company in
Private Moore had been reported
missing since January fl by the
war department, but a letter dated
January the 25th, arrived on Sat
urday to hi.s parents, telling them
that he understood that he had been
reported missing. He also stated
that he had been in combat duty,
but was now once again with his
company, hut could not give them
he full details.
Pvt. Mooru entered "the service
m November 2, 1942, and was in
lucted at Fort Jackson, from which
e was transferred to Camp Wel
ters, Tex., for his basic training
le was Later stationed at Green
n'lle, Pa., and Brownswick, N. J.
before being sent to New York arid
Farmers, 4-H Clubs
Hold Annual Meeting
February Term Of
The February term of criminal
nurt which convened last Monday
he 7th, adjourned on Friday th
'4'h, with Judge F. E. Alley, pre
iding. Cases tried after Wednesday af
rnoon and judgments handed
Jown were as follows:
Vaughn Cannon, charged wi'h
llegal possession of slot machines
vas fined $400 and the costs.
Herschel Green, for driving
Irunk, was fined $50 and the costs
Dock Messer, charged with house
breaking, larceny and receiving
was fined $100 and the costs.
John Rogers, charged with house
breaking, and larceny, was fined
50 and the costs.
Verlin Turner, charged with
bandonment was ordered to pay
his family $30 a month and the
Chauncey Jones, charged with
assault with a deadly weapon was
irdered to pay the hospital and
physician's bill of the prosecutor
and the costs.
Reubin Guy, charged for receiv
:ng stolen property, was fined $50
and the costs.
Hoyle Singleton, charged with
receiving stolen property, was fined
$50 and the costs.
Frederick Glavish, charged with
nvoluntary manslaughter, was dis
charge cn the payments of costs
and given a suspended sentence.
Arlo Caldwell, charged with non
support, was ordered to pay his
family $25 a month.
Fred Smith, charged with driv
ing dmnk, was fined $50 and th?
Troy Cutshaw, charged with ab
andonment, was ordered to pay his
family $15 a week, and the costs.
Sgt M. L, Green
Staff Sergeant Milas Lee Green,
23, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Green,
of the Fines Creek section, is re
ported misRing in action accoding
to a telegram received by his par
ents this week.
The message which was signed
by the Adjutant General read as
"The Secretary of War desires
me to express his deep regret that
your son, Staff Sergeant Milas L.
Green, has been missing in action
Twenty Nine, January over Ger
many. If further details or infor
mation are received, you will bo
Sgt. Green has completed over
twenty missions over Germany. He
entered the service on August 13,
1942 and was inducted at Camp
Croft. From Croft he was trans
ferred to Miami Beach for his basic
training. Other posts where he
received his training as an avii
tion mechanic included: Amarilln,
Tex., San Diego, Calif., Fort Worth,
Tex., Tuscon, Ariz., Casper, Wyo.,
llerrington, Kan., and was sent
overseas from New York.
Sgt. Green has been in England
since Sept. 7, 1943 and has been on
combat duty most of the time. In
a letter to his family he told them
that he had recently been awarded
(he Air Medal for distinguished
Sgt. Green was a graduate of the
Fines Creek high sc"-! and, of
Mars Hill college. Hfwas an "ac
ive member of the Fines Creek
He has one brother, Seaman First
Class Reeves Green, who is serv
ing in the U. S. Navy. Another
brother, Glenn Elmer Green, who
-erved five months in the Anti
Aircraft division and was inducted
iL ('amp Croft, and was honorably
liseharged at Camp Wolters, Tex.,
in August 14.
Sgt. Green also has a nephew,
lames Green, seaman first class
who is serv;- - with the U. S. Navy,
now stationer ' Brooklyn.
To Be Buried Today
In Salisbury, Md.
Roscoe R. Weaver, 61, son of
the late Mr. and Mrs James C.
Weaver, of Franklin, Weaverville
and Waynesville, died Monday
night at 8:45 at his home in Salis
bury, Md., according to a message
eceived here by relatives. Funeral
services will be conducted at the
Presbyterian church in Salisbury
and burial will be in a cemetery
Mr. Weaver was a native of
Weaverville, but. snent his boyhood
and early 1'fe in Franklin. He had
been residing in Salisbury, Md.,
for tfie past twenty years. His
mother came to Waynesville to
make her home after the death of
Mr. Weaver is survived by his
widow, the former Miss Ethel Lan
caster, of Hendcrsonville; two
daughters, Nancy and Margaret
Weaver, all of Salisbury; three Ris
ters, Mrs. James M. Long, Mrs
J. H. Allison and Miss Juan ta
Weaver, the latter two of Greens
boro; three brothers, Chas. W.
Weaver and Ernest G. Weaver,
both of Detroit, Mich., and Lowery
Weaver, of Waynesville.
Mrs. James M. Long, and Mrs.
W. L. Hardin, Jr., the latter a sister-in-law
of Mr. Weaver, lef'
Wednesday morning for Salisbury,
where they will attend the funeral.
Health Orter Clinic
To Be Feld On 23rd
In Health Office
The regular health center mon
thly clinic will be held at- the dis
trict health department offices here
on Wednesday, Feb. 23, according
to Dr. Mary Michal, assistant heal
The hours are from 2 to 4 o'clock.
Exrectant mothers, infants and
children of pre-school ae may
visit the clinic for exanimnations
The Haywood County Hospital
is participating in the government
program to provide Hospital Ma
ternity Service to the wives of men
in service. The program provides
Delivery Room fees and ten days
hospital care for mothers and
The program has greatly in
creased the obstetrical service and
with the limited space on the ma
ternity floor at the Haywnood Hos
pital makei it npcesary to limit
the stay in the institution to the
Work Of Demonstration
Farmers and 4-II Clubs
Dean W. Colvard, manager of
the State Test Farm at Swan
nanoa, made the principal address
at the annual Demonstration Farm
ers and 4-H Club Achievement day
program held in the courthouse on
Saturday morning. Mr. Colvard
expressed his pleasure at be ng
present and paid high tribute to
the Haywood county farmers and
their accomplishments. A. J. Mc
Craekon, presiding, welcomed those
present, and Rev. Miles A. McLlean
gave the invocation.
A. J. MeCrncken, who has serv
ed the Haywood County Demon
stration Farmers since their or
ganization was re-elected to serve
the group for the coming year.
Others chosen to serve with Mr.
McCracken, for another year were:
J. L. Westmoreland, vice president;
Oder F. Burnettc, secretary ; and
C. L. Liner, treasurer.
Mr. Burnettc in his report stated
the achievements of the 430 Hay
wood Demonstration Farmers
which included the following:
From December 1, 1942, to No
vember 30, 1943, the Demonstra
tion Farmers of the county receiv
ed and used 861,300 pounds or 430
tons of TVA triple-superphosphate.
The phosphate was used in the fol
lowing manner: 617,340 pounds or
71.7 per cent used on 3,386.4 acres
of paxtureland ; 145,295 pounds or
per cent, used on 1,151.5 acres
of meadowland; 43,010 pounds or
4.9 per cent used on 412.2 acres of
winter legumes; 24,1R5 pounds or
2 8 pjr tt utd on 80,S aerw of
Minion i legumes; 34,500 pounds or,
4.0 per cent used on 189.6 acres
of home gardens for 199 families
with 1,189 people.
Demonstration Farmers received
86,000 pounds of ammonium ni
trate in 1943 from the TVA which
aided in increased production f
food crop 7 i .: '. ugh
I he AAA 3, i, JO roh.s ot lime and
310 000 pounds of AAA phosphute;
3,246 pounds of crimson clover need,
2.443 pounds of vetch seed, and 3 -(Kil
pounds of Austrian winter
Most of the farmers took ma
terials made available through the
AAA program rather than recehe
checks for earning their unit goals.
Th farmers grew 165.6 acres of
t co, which yielded approxi
i y 210,000 pounds which was
valuid at around $105,000, based
on the 1914 market price.
Ten purebred bulls and nine
purebred females were placed with
the farmers throughout the county.
They planted 32,(100 trees on 36
acres for erosion control purposes.
Fifty black walnuts supplied by
the TVA were planted for pasture
improvement. They also aided in
the program for reaching the coun
ty production goals.
The Lake .lunaluska club was
awarded the plaque for making the
outstanding achievements of the
year, which included the snons'T
ing and completing of a Lord's acre
project in addition to their indi
vidual pro'ects, with all members
The club held regular meet:ngs;
program planned and gave at each
meeting; 15 members bought bonds
and stamps; were active in salvage
campaign; all members comple'ed
projects and turned in record
books; helped with Red Cros
drive; and had a 94.8 per cent at
tendance at all meetings.
Wayne Franklin, assistant coun
ty farm agent, presented the pi iq "e
and the awards to the boys of hu
4-H Clubs as fo'lows: poultry,
Bobby S'tamey; 4-H gnrdpn, Sam
my Havnes; swine, Billy Mainous;
corn, H. R. Caldwell; baby beef,
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$738,621.50 Is Total
Drive In County
Canton Area Leads Way
nesville Over $100,000;
Schools Play Major Part
The sale of bonds for Haywood
county in the Fourth War , Loan
Drive totaled $738,621.60, accord
ing to Sam H. Robinson, of Can
ton, who has served as chairman
of the campaign. The quota for
the the county was $700,000, which
was divided equally between the
Canton and Waynesville area.
Canton was in the lead last
night with a sale of $421,351.25,
against a total sale in the Waynes
ville area of $3 1 7,270.25. Those in
charge of the drive here announc
ed that while the drive closed on
the 15th bonds would be sold to
the end of the month and by then
it was expected that the Waynes
ville quota would bo reached. Both
areas, however, are behind in their
quota of "V," bonds.
Sale of bonds in the Waynesville
area up through yesterday were as
follows: "K" bonds, $183,152.26;
"G" bonds, $12,500; " F" bonds,
$10,618; other bonds, $111,000.
With a total of $38,621.50 above
the quota set Mr. Robinson express
ed appreciation of the fine support
given by the people in the county
to the Fourth War Loan Drive.
A total of $42,009.25 of bonds
and stamps were sold through the
school districts of the county in
the Fourth War Loan Drive from
January 1 through February 15, it
was learned yesterday from M. H.
Bowles, county superintendent.
The sales according to schools
were as follows: Wavnesville dis
trict, students, $5,877; teachers,
$2,932, making a total of $8,809.
Bethel district, students, $1,735..
-50; ' -e.ter, $3&1. Others. $,606.
50, making a total of $10,732.90.
Crabtree district, students, $3,
405 10; teachers, $401 50; others,
$6,001.50, making a total of $9,
808.10. Clyde district, students, $914.00;
teachers $504.35; others. $2,662.50,
making a total of $4,080.85.
Fines Creek district, students,
$1,584.65; teachers, $3,993.75; oth
ers. $3,000.00, making a total of
At Rotary Meeting
Miss Margaret Johnston, librar
ian of the Haywood County Li
brary, made the principal talk at
the meeting of the Rotary Club at
noon on Friday.
Miss Johnston spoke of library
service as a county unit and told
the members of how much the men
in the armed services nre depend
ing upon reading during their
leisure time. She spoke of library
service as being one of the maior
features of post war planning for
any community or area.
W. Curtis Russ was in charge of
the program and introduced Mrs.
T. Lenoir Gwyn, member of the
county library board, who in turn
presented Miss Johnston.
J'lans were diccussed during the
meeting of Ladies' Night which will
be staged tonight in the dining
room of te Firt Methodist church.
A number of guests were irtro-
duced at the meeting inclu 'ing:
Leroy Davis, of Sumter, former
member, R. L. Prevost and Ja''k
Peete. secretary of the Asheville
Pvt. Wenry Fov Here
On Short Furlough
Private Henry Foy. son of Mrs.
Henry Foy. is spending several
days furlough here with his moth
er and his aunt. Miss Jessie Her
ren. Pvt. Fov is stationed at Fort
Ord, Calif. He volunteered in the
service in Feb., 1943, and was in
ducted at Camp Croft.
From Croft he was sent to Fort
Bragg and then to Camp Cook.
Calif. From the latter he was sent
to Chaffey College. Ontario, Calif.,
and later to Stanford University.
At the1 time he volunteered he was
a student at Mars Hill Cul'ege.
Befbel Boy Wins
In State Contest
It has been announced from Rnl.
eigh that J. L. West, a member nf
the Bethel Future Farmers of
America chanter, hns won fifth
place in the state-wide Victory-Pi?
Litter contest W 1043. sponsored
by the PInnt Food Institute of
Virginia and North Carolina. Inc.
The award for this honor was
a ten dollar cash prixe.
Ycung West was presented the
check in a chapel exercise at Beth-l.
The contest was judged on the
basis of gain in weight from birth
to fiftv-six days of age. This fu
ture farmer is a member of the
junior class at Refhel and he son
"f Mr. and Mrs. Walter West of
Two other members of the Hethel
Future Farmer slo enterod this
state contest with their pigs. They
were Tillmon Green and Jack