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FHE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
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Published In The County Seat Of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
NO. 44 12 Pages
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1944 (One Day Nearer Victory)
$1.75 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Coontk
Pfe (Up 4,8
ivic Leaders To Discuss Post War Plans
y f oiliiuauun
Erie Clubs, and Chamber
Wsors of Meeting.
2oo civic ana" business
Lr will "11 ' I lUIllgllli in Hie
,;ffoo( school dining room lor
jjrt community-wide public
ssior, of post war planning for
b supper meeting will begin at
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El OCIH'K, wiin vvUicinau y.
rts, of Charlotte, recognized
authority on post war plan
ar th main speaker of the
n; sponsors of the meeting
he Rotary, Lions and Boosters
an, I t'ne ilirectors of the
Irber of Commerce.
R". Killian, president of the
Club, will be master of cere
s. Rev. J. Clay Madison will
the invocation, and Rev. M.
iliamson will lead the singing.
speaker will be presented by
;es E. Ray, Jr., president of
Rotary Club, and a director of
arolina Motor Club, of which
Rolier:? is president.
Prcvost, representing the
ers Club, will announce ten-
post war plans for this corn
s' to adopt as a goal.
feature of the meeting will be
by tnt high school orchestra
ly Charles Isley, and several
tions by the Lions quartette.
meeting will be confined to
membership of the sponsoring
tattations, together with a few
led piests. The P.T.A. of the
will serve the meal.
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County Given Quota
Of $714,000 For 6th
War Loan Campaign
IV,. Tenney Will
end State Recreation
W. Tenney, director of rec
ti of the Community Coun
ts to attend thr fall meeting
i;. North Carolina Recreational
puttee, which is scheduled to
d m Charlotte on Mondav and
y of next week.
fe program will be devoted to
atinnal proMems. Among the
kf? at the two-dav meetinc
Govi nun- Broughton, Dr.
! Erwn;, superintendent of
ft instruciion; Dr. Ellen Wins-
nea f the state welfare de-
PiMt; and Bruce Rt.horM era nr
"les Briirhill. nf fl,c D,
Division of the Federal Se-
p Agency, is also to speak to
COLEMAN W. ROBERTS, of
Charlotte, will address civic and
business leaders at a supper meet
ing tonight on important post
war plans for this community.
t-nded State Public
h Meet In Raleigh
Uary Michal, assistant heal
pW of the District Henlrfc rrn.
P-ent of which Haywood coun-
Mrs. J. Rufus McCrack-
apervisor of nurses in the dis-
"fs. Johnnv Pliddphnclr IdW
V technician, and Mrs. How-
ffyson, Havwnnri Dnnnfn m,R
altn nurse. sn lo , i. :
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f wrolma Puhlin n.olti, a
Of Extra Sugar
The local rationing office has
just finished a "sweet job" in
that the issuance of special
canning sugar certificates has
The special certificates ex
pired October 31st, and during
the time the order was in ef
fect, 7,910 applications were
granted for a total of 226,697
pounds of sugar.
Haywood housewives signed
statements asking for the near
ly quarter million pounds of
extra canning sugar to supple
ment the sugar coupons in the
Taylor F. Sutton
Wounded On Oct. 21
Taylor F. Sutton, technician fifth
grade, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jake
Sutton of Waynesville, was ser
iously wounded in Germany on Oc
tober 21, according to information
received from the War Department
by his parents this week.
Young Sutton entered the service
in May, 1942 and was inducted at
Camp Croft. From Croft he was
sent to Fort Knox, Ky., and from
there to Indian Town Gap, Pa.
Later he was sent to California
where he trained on desert maneu
vers, and from there to Camp Pick
ens, Va., and overseas.
He has been out of the States
since September, 1943 and was sta
tioned first in England. He was
with the invasion forces in France
and was latei in Germany.
To Sell Bakery
h. Atkins Gives
ome To Junaluskal
R. B. PEARCE announced yes
terday that he had formed a part
nership and purchased the Quality
Bakery in Ashoville. He will sell
his bakery here, and take charge
of the Asheville firm on January
R. B. Pearce, owner of Pearce's
Bakery here, yesterday formed a
partnership with K. G. Patterson
of Asheville, and purchased the
Quality Bakery in Asheville. The
new owners will take charge Janu
Mr. Pearce said he will sell the
bakery here, as well as his home,
since he will devote his entire at
tention to the Asheville business.
He and Mrs. Pearce recently bought
a home in Asheville.
The Quality Bakery is the lar
gest retail bakery in the south,
occupying four floors.
The business was purchased from
P. K. Wilde, who has owned and
operated the business for 22 years.
Thirty people are employed by the
Mr. Pearce will have as his asso
ciate, K. G. Patterson of Asheville,
until recently southeastern techni
cal research man in the bakery
division for Swift and Company.
Mr. and Mrs. Pearce came here
from Canton in June, 1942 and
opened their bakery. The firm has
moved into larger quarters on two
occasions and is considered as one
of the most modern in the state.
The bakery has maintained a 100
per cent sanitary rating since it
Mr. Pearce has been an active
Lion, and both he and Mrs. Pearce
are members of the First Baptist
VV. Roy Francis Named
County Chairman To Di
rect Drive Starling On
The Haywood War Finance Com
mittee named W. Roy Francis as
county chairman for the sixth war
loan drive and C. N. Alien of Haz
elwood, and Morris Brooks of Can
ton, as co-chairmen, as initial
plans were completed for selling
$714,000 in war bonds in the coun
ty between November 20th and De
As has been the custom in the
five previous drives, the Canton
area assumed half the county quota
and this end of the county the other
J. E. Massie, permenanl chair
man, announced at the meeting
here Monday night that $401,000 of
the quota was to be in E bonds.
All bonds purchased during No
vember and December count on the
county quota, it was pointed out.
"Haywood has never failed to
make a war loan quota, and we
must maintain our perfect record
during the sixth," Mr. Massie told
General plans were discussed for
currying jiu. campaign into tha
rural areas, since the industrial
plants are on the 10 per cent pay
roll deduction plan already.
Workers will be set up in every
district of the county and each
township will be given a quota to
raise this time. The records will
be kipt and published as to the
standing of each township.
Those attending the meeting
Monday niirht and working out de
tails included from this end of the
county, Mr. Massie, Mr. Francis,
Mr. Allen, Mrs. Bonner Ray, Miss
Mary Margaret Smith, R. L. Pre
vost, Ralph Prevost, J. H. Woody,
Heinz Rollman, Charlie Ray, How-
aid Clapp and W. Curtis Russ.
Also W. P. Whitcsides of Bethel.
Those from the Canton area
were: Norman Freel, Wade Hill,
Sam Robinson, I. H. Powell, Mor
ris Brooks, A. B. Robinson, Harley
E. Wright, Fred Campbell and Mrs.
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PRESIDENT FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT was re-elects
by a huge majority Tuesday when more than fifty million voters
Mr. Roosevelt has well over 400
still filtering in from all over the
Radio Shop Opens
Over Park Theatre
Announcement is being made
this week of the opening of the
Lindsay Radio Service over the
Park Theatre. The firm will be
operated by Hugh W. Lindsay
and Howard T. Jones, both ex
perienced radio men. The firm also
has a place in Canton.
last theii ballot in the election,
electoral votes, with lute returns
Will Stay On Job
On Armistice Day
Saturday, Armistice Day, 1944.
in this community promises to be
a quiet uneventful day. The oc
casion will not bo observed as a
holiday, but business is scheduled
to "carry on as usual."
In keeping with the fighting
front where there will be no let
up the civilian world here will stay
in the job, it was learned from a
survey of the business firms and
offices of the court house made
Mrs. Andy Wyatt is spending
several days in Wilmington with
her husband, who holds a position
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rotha ar
rived during the first of the week
for a visit here with Mrs. John N.
New A-13 Gas
Coupons Good For
4 Gallons Each
The new A-13 gasoline coupons
are valid this morning for four
gallons each, the rationing board
announced yesterday. The coupons
are good until December 21st.
All A coupons have been good
for three gallons each until today
The board pointed out however,
that motorists were not getting
more gasoline on their total A cou
pons, but just fewer coupons.
. Through yesterday 980 new A
books had been issued by the local
rationing office. Application can
be made by mail or in person to the
office, and coupons will be mailed.
Total Vote More
Than 10,600 Here In
All Five Ammendments Pass
In State; Election Here Was
Haywood county voters gave
President Roosevelt a total of 7,
776 votes against 2,917 cast for Mr.
Dewey in the election on Tuesday,
making a vote of two and one half
to one and a majority of 4,859 in
favor of the winning candidate,
according to an unofficial canvass
made by The Mountaineer of the
vote from each of the 22 precincts
in the county.
The vote was one of the largest
ever polled in the county and was
around 4,000 more than the ma
jority of the political leaders of the
county had predicted. The most
optimistic had stated that a 10,000
vote would be possible, but none
prophesied over that figure,
Haywood's record breaking vote
is in keeping with the national 50
million vote that gave President
Roosevelt more than 400 electoral
votes with returns incomplete.
Haywood kept pace with the
state majority, with all state Demo
cratic candidates leading with big
majorities over their Republican
An analysis of the votes cast in
Haywood county would indicate
that there were more Republicans
who voted r President Roosevelt
for a f out . term than for Mr.
Dewey fot a first term, despite
numerous predictions to the- con
trary. The vote in the state also
reflected the trend in the national
poll, with the President's over
All five constitutional amend
ments were given a large vote,
going over with a big majority,
t'rtkjcie Interest In the outcJ
than Had been anticipated by -leaders
prior to the election.
Mis. H. C. Ferguson left Tues
day for Washington, D. C, where
ihe will visit her daughter, Miss
Blanche Ferguson, and her grand
daughter, Miss Doris Grahl.
Unofficial Returns For Haywood County
f Jop James Atkins, One
founders of Junaluska
fmbIy and Outstanding
ooat Minister, Hon.
LfVa,RhodM Atkins, widow
James Atkins, of the
J. rurch ha donated to
CmS8ka Assembly, snm
!mb ly of the Methodigt
F.,.W?Tceme,lt of the gift is
r t 1, executive
Cal rthe .Sonthetern Jur
Ca rci1 and 8ret7 of
tee, Assemly' board of
Fi), ' a 8Paons colon-
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;tftT. iore ia death-
recent meeting and plans were
made for the transfer of the prop
erty to the assembly.
"More than any other one man,"
said Dr. Quillian in announcing the
donation, "Bishop Atkins had the
vision for the assembly, and he
largely selected the location. It is
fitting that his home overlooking
the lake, should now be set apart
not only as a memorial but as a
place of service to the assembly.
Friends of Junaluska everywhere
will join in expressing thanks and
appreciation to Mrs. Atkins for this
The late Bishop Atkins died in
1923 while presiding over a ses
sion of the Little Rock Conference.
He is buried in Greenhill here. He
was an outstanding preacher in
the Southsrn Methodist Episcopal
Church for over a half century. He
served for a number of years in
the foreign field, having been sta
tioned in China at one- time.
Sixteen boys became eighteen
years of age during the month of
October in the Waynesville area of
the county and are now subject to
call under the selective service
In the group were. Jam s Robert
Hamilton, Lake Junaluska; Wayne
Jesse Moore, Clyde, R.F.D. No. 1;
Charles Burr Way, Waynesville;
Joseph Charles Cunningham, Way
nesville. R.F.D. No. 1; Theodore
Vance Davis, Hazelwood; William
Lee Howell, Waynesville, R.F.D,
No. 2; Noah Putnam, Waynesville,
R.F.D. No. 1.
Norman Ben Price, Clyde, R.F.D.
No. 1; William Patton Burgin,
Waynesville, R.F.D. No. 2; Russell
Spaldon Underwood, Waynesville;
Lynuel Robert Phillips, Haislwood;
William Troy Smith, Waynesville,
R F.D. No. 1 ; Burnette Green,
Clyde, R.F.D. No. 1; Clyde Thomas
Roberts, Waynesville. R.F.D. No. 2;
Thomas Eugene Moody, Hazelwood;
Ernest Paul Warren, Waynesville.
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Beaverdam No. 1 395
3eaverdam No. 2 345
Beaverdam No. 3 385
Beaverdam No. 4 379
Beaverdam No. 5 279
Beaverdam No. 6 491
Big Creek 19
East Fork 142
Fines Creek 312
Iron Duff 175
Ivy Hill , 312
Jonathan Creek 215
Lake Junaluska 206
N. Waynesville 1208
S. Waynesville 1237
White Oak 48
For This Week
The following program has been
announced for the coming week by
h. W. Tenney, recreational director,
with all events taking place at the
The Wellco Shoe employes both
men and women will practice bas
kitball each day from 12 to 12:80.
On Monday and Wednesday even
ing, the Dayton men will practice
basketball. On Tuesday and Thurs
day evenings the Dayton Girls
practice basketball at 7 o'clock.
The students from St. John's
will practice basketball as follows:
the boys on Monday, Wednesday
and Friday morning at 11:15 and
on Monday and Friday at 2:45;
Tuesday and Thursday at 11:16.
The girls will practice on Tuesday
and Thursday at 2:45 and on Sat
urday morning at 10:00 o'clock.
The Girl Scouts will meet at
4 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. The
Senior Scouts will meet at 7 o'clock
on Wednesday evening for their
meeting and games.
Thursday evening at 7 o'clock the
Dayton Rubber Girls Club will meet
for basketball practice. On Friday
night the Teen-Age group will meet
for dancing and games at 8 o'clock.
On Thursday evening the Cut
Sole Department dance team of the
A. C. Lawrence Leather Company
will meet for practice. ,
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Pvt. Robert Rogers
Wounded In France
Private Robert D. Rogers has
been slightly wounded in action in
France on October 23, according to
a message received from the War
Department by his wife, Mrs. Roxie
M. Rogers, of Lake Junaluska.
The telegram sent to Mrs. Rog
ers read as follows: "Regret to in
form you your husband, Pvt. Rob
ert D. Rogers, was slightly wound
ed in action 23, October, in France.
You will be aavised as reports of
condition are reported."
Pvt. Rogers entered the service
on January 18, 1944, and was in
ducted at Camp Croft. From
Croft he was sent to Camp Wheel
er, and then to Fort George Meade,
Md., and later to an embarkation
port and overseas.
At the time he entered the ser
vice he was employed at the New
port News Shipbuilding and Pry
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