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HE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Published In The County Seat Of ITvn rmmtv a Th F.rn Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
$1.75 In Advance In Haywood ana jacsson
fjUYEAR NO. 47 16 Pages
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, lit 14 (One Day Nearer Victory)
o Meet On Saturday
Lh Club Members and
lme Demonstration uuds
t Achievement Dav
,? gnnu' . - -
Um of the Haywood county
n...finn Farmers, the coun-
iome D monstration clubs and
4-H clul) win oe "cia L c
house hi re on faaturaay morn-
beginning at 11 ociock, ac-
ing to me tuuui 6w.vo.
,ij marks the first year of the
nation annual meeting of the
t groups, which are so closely
i in their work. A large num-
i, expected to attend and tne
king is optn w me puuw.
ittee has secured Cap-
Luther M. Roberts of the Army
wm Public Relations de-
Lent from Asheville to address
meeting. Presiding over the
ja spssion will be A. J. Mc-
ken, president of the Haywood
tity Demonstration farmers or
ation and Mrs. Mark Fergu-
mrsident of the Haywood
ity council of the Home Demon-
he meeting will open with as
bly singing led by Miss Jewel
ham, assistant county home
it, followed by the invocation
Rev. Malcolm R. Williamson,
lor of the Presbyterian church,
he collect of the Home Demon
:ion group will be followed by
4-H club pledge by 4-H club
. J. McCracken will extend the
ress of welcome and recognize
I pests present. Mr. McLraek
Iwill also introduce the speaker,
Aievements for the various
ops will be presented by the
owing: Home Demonstration
is, by Mrs. Troy Leatherwood;
clubs by Edith Noland: and
honstration Farmers by Oder
wards and certificates will be
fented as follows: to tbfuout-
fiding 4-H club in the county,
A. J. McCracken; 4-H boys, H.
Klapp, 4-H girls by Miss Mary
he award of prizes to the home
onstration groups will also be
V by Miss Smith.
meeting will close with a
(feature of interest will be the
ual exhibition of home crafts
foods by the clubs and indi-
luals of the county home demon
Istion groups. These exhibits
required t j be in place by the
"ing hour of the meeting, and
!;' be inspect, d by the public fol-
For 1945 Program
Elections were held last
the 1945 AAA committees in t.Vm
county who will administer the pro
gram in the county and their res
pective communities with the fol
County committee; chairman, R.
C. Francis; vice chairman, Glenn
Westmoreland; first alternate, C.
K. Liner; second alternate, Glenn
A. Boyd; secretary. H. M. rnlin-
treasurer, Willie Mae Cope.
Delegates attending the county
convention over which Robert
Russell presided, with Mark Fer
guson serving as secretary and
David Underwood as teller were:
J. B. Hipps, T. A. Rhodarmer and
R. Russell, of Beaverdam; W. F.
Hipps, Cecil; E. G. Roberson and
Ed Jaynes, of Clyde.
Crabtree, W. J. McCreary and
J. N. McElroy; East Fork, Ira H.
Cogburn; Fines Creek, Mark Fer
guson and Paul W. Ferguson; Iron
Duff, J. M. Morrow; Ivy Hill, D.
J. Boyd and Wyman Campbell;
Jonathan, Glenn A. Boyd and Vin
son Morrow; Pigeon, J. F. Justice
and George E. Stamey.
Waynesville, C. R. Liner, H. L.
Ratcliff, and David Underwood, Jr.;
White Oak, Jesse Jenkins.
Community AAA committees se
lected to serve for the coming year
are: Beaverdam 1, chairman, W. P.
Harris; vice chairman, J. B. Hipps;
(Continued on Page Eight)
Haywood War Bond Purchases Help Buy Ship
jajor and Mrs. Lynn
pke Urief Visit Here
aj'ir and Mrs. Jack Lynn were
.vnesville visitors .this week
jor Lynn, who was former Hay
"d county farm agent and at the
ie he entered the service district
is stationed at CamD Hood.
J- ' he is attached to head
Frters, yth Regt. IPTC.
Draft Board Seeks
The local draft board is trying-
to locate the whereabouts of the
following men to whom letters have
been sent and returned unclaimed
John Henry Smith, Ralph Arnold
Hogue, John Pinkney McElroy,
Dock Dennis Russell, Carl Long
Shelton, Henry Albert Cope, John
Riley Mathis, Zeb Vance Brackett.
Garfield Zachary Shiaf, Charlie
Gibson, Sid Gibson, Arlo Caldwell,
Paul Painter, James Allen Banks
William Glenn Hoxit, William Wil
liams, Jonah Noland, Willis Shel
ton, Fred Bruce Ilembree, Derry
Medford, Frank Massey, Roy Hom
er Gaddis, Derry Rhinehart, Guy
Orrn Phillips, George Graham
Riley James Jones, Ambers Phil
lips, Commodore Hershell Curtis,
Frank Hilliard Parton, Harry
Woodard Hille, Charles Francis
Edwards, Glen Moody Campbell,
Raymond Weaver McClure, Samuel
Joseph Hall, Carl Nelson Valen
tine, James Stanley Miller, Ernest
Lindsay and Sherman Harris.
Any person knowing the address
es of a person on the list are asked
to contact the draft board office.
tesville Band Gets
pgh State Recognition
iThe WaVTIPQvilla Vin.V, ..Vnnl
Fi has been invited to play at
""nnc tiowl football game at
Amerif nn T r.n cuj: :
I ufiuii lj wu i Li ill in
arltte on Saturday afternoon
Wen the AH.Rt
fWfs from North and South
JTweMv KnnMc t ik.
ps have been invited to play,
f '"'"S to Chas. Isley, local band
,, ; ln the group are many
f and larger towns of the two
a"y distinguished guests from
nd South Carolina are ex
1 attend' '"eluding the two
'ernors and other state officials.
a Parade will be conducted at
and a luncheon for the digni
"es H follow at the armory
atonum after the parade. The
Illit Tv. Preseni piacques and
Jetw coa.ches and Payers of
fij i , " ceremony 10 De
Ithi, 6 , e nal1 the local hand
tZ!ther 19 bands win present
Anumber of parents are expect-
44V - , -7 '
1 x. X
Work To Start Today
On Modern Store On
Main Street For Sims
Is sponsored antix
MUDUiltJ VtlUt UAVTC
01 the n&nnfa rf
j . r
The money Haywood citizens invested in war bonds during the Fifth War Loan Drive went to
helo buv more ships that are playing such an inijMntant part in muting the Japs from many islands,
and in getting food to the European battle front. This picture was made at the launching of the ship
in Charleston recently, and the plaque shown r.eie wai- placid 111 tne nhip. bnown in this oniciaj U. 0.
Navv photograph, from left to right: Mrs. Richard Watson, W. 15. Hodgi's (recently elected state senator
of this district), Miss Jennie Brown, all of Hendt i ; onville, J. E. Massie, Waynesville, J. B. Burden,
Ahoskie, T. R. Breeden, Hendersonville, Mrs. A. L. 1 hompson, ol Greensboro, and I .laud N. Allen, Hazel
wood. (Photo courtesy The Tribune, Hendeisonv He.)
4 War Bond Rallies Scheduled
In Hay wood; Bond Premier
At Park Theatre Tonight
Declared Killed In
Action By Gov't.
Second Lt. Grey C. Winchester,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence W.
Winchester of Waynesville, R.F.D.
No. 1, who was reported missing in
action on November 3, 1943, has
been officially declared killed in
action by the War Department this
week in a letter to his parents.
Lt. Winchester was a navigator
aboard a B-17 (Flying Fortress)
on a bombing mission to Wilhelms
haven, Germany, at the time he was
reported missing. The flight was
attacked by enemy aircraft and
disappeared into a cloud over the
North Sea, according to informa
tion from the War Department.
T.t. Winchester left here with the
National Guard in September, 1940
and was stationed at Fort Jackson
for some time. In 1942 he was
transferred to the Air Corps and
received his training at three dif
ferent training fields in Texas, re
( Continued on Page Eight)
Sales in the Sixth War Loan
RCHOrted Killed jlriv. climbi past week for
I T )
LT. (iKKl C. Vv ilNL-iit-il i.K,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence W.
Winchester, who was reported
missing lost, November, has been
officially declared killed in action
by the War Department.
i county total of $205,8411.75, ac
Vording to figures released by W
Roy Francis, county chairman.
The Waynesville area reported
sales of $134,84X75 through the
urea chairman. C N. Allen, and
the Canton area had Kales totaling
Ail.UOO, jiaccording to Morris
Brooks, chairman of that section
! of the ocunty.
Today the Park Theatre will ad
mit anyone to the highly rated pic
aire I he Peril of Death upon
presentation of a bond purchased
today. Just show the bond at the
ioor is all that will be required
'or admission. Besides the feature
picture, the showing of pictures of
75 local men in service will be on
the program, along with news of
the day. Hundreds of bonds are
expected to be sold today in order
that patrons will be enabled to see
Konr r.'il!ie are ucViolnlnH fnr
the next ten days, and a consider
able increase in sales from all
sections of the county is expected
(Continued on 1 age tight)
Cecil Brown Is
Now Major With
Local Head of Work Given
Promotion For Outstanding
Adi. Cecil Brown has hint been
promoted by the Salvation Army to
the rank of Major.
Major Brown has been in the
work of the Salvation Army for
the past 20 years, and about half
that time has been in Haywood.
She has been Adjutant for the past
The promotion came ln recogni
tion of her outstanding work In
Haywo;d, which is known as the
home mission field, since it is all
Maior Brown is assisted in her
work by Captain Thelma Colton.
The work of the Salvation Army
in Haywood has received Interna
tional recognition, and the story
has been published fn many foreign
7 Haywood Beer
Many Cases Tried In Crtln
inal Term of Court Beforft
Judge Nettles of AAhevC;
The November term of criminal
court which convened her on )fofl-
day of last week adjourned en 'ri
day afternoon after disposing i
one of the heaviest docket In.
ral terms. Judg Zeb V. Nettl i
shevllle, was thJ(sJnf f
ments in Haywood had tbeif Ho
enscs revoked; two were padlocked,
and the other five ordered to dis-
pose of their stock before today.
Decisions handed down were as
Jimmy Boyd, operator of the
Tavern, which place was charged
as a public nuisance and also with
(Continued on page 5)
Owner Of Recapping Plant
To Erect Modern Retail
Store and Plant
Work is scheduled to begin to
day on a modern building for Ed)
Sims, on Main Street, on the lot
he recently bought between Martin
Elecric Company and Howell's
Esso Station, A permit was re
ceived Tuesday from the WPB to
Mr. Sims said he will use the
basement of the" thirty by eighty
foot building for his modern tire
recapping plant, while the street
floor wilj be used for retail sales
of home appliances and auto sup
plies, featuring Goodyear products.
Plans are underway to erect a
super service station adjoining the
building at a later date. The 89
foot lot was purchased by Mr.
Sims about four months ago, and
the dwelling on the property waa
torn down during the past ten
The lot will be excuvatcd about
six feet, and Jerry Liner, contrac
tor, said he plans to have the pro
ject completed within sixty days.
The building will have a modern
blue plastic front, featuring one of
the six-foot Goodyear clocks, Mr,
Sims said. The building will be
one story high.
Mr. Sims said be would continue
to operate the service station at
the corner of Main and Pigeon
strets until he builds the new' one.
He will move his tire recapping
plant aa soon as the building )
I ow Jrnsoner
"v Stair Sefgcant Uqyd Stevenson,
son of )ir. and Mrs. Harlcj Stev
enBon, of Clyde, who waa reported
missing in action Beveaal weks ago,
is now reported by the War De
partment to be a prisoner of war,
according to information received
by his parents.
Sgt. Stevenson Is reported to be
a prisoner of the German government
$10,000 Suit Started
Against City and Tom
Lee's Twin - City Bus
Taxi Owners Of Waynes
ville Seek Damages From
Town and New Bus Firm.
Court action asking for $10,000
damages has been filed by the taxi
operators of Waynesville against
Tom Leo, owner of the Twin City
Bus Service and the town of Way
nesville. A hearing has been set for two
o'clock on December 9th before
Judge Felix E. Alley here.
The taxi operators, represented
hici!CCOmpany Mr- Isey and his
lit , ns Charlotte. The ornun
KTatSfday morain nd
he will aled from the
Hosp,tal at , Greenville, S.
War Bond Quotas For Eight Townships
R. p. McCracken
Mrs. G. C Palmer
And BIG CREEK
Mrs. Mark Hannah
Mrs. A- L. Bramlettl
Mrs. W. T. Rainer
( INKS CRKEK
F. M. Noland
Mrs. Carl g. Green
D. J. Boyd
Mrs. Jim Plott
T. C. Davis
Mrs. Hardy Caldwell
C- N. Allen
Mrs. Henry Franda
When You Buy Bonds, Be Sure To Designate Your Township
by Paul Young, set out ln their
complaint that the buses operated
by Mr. Lee pick up passengers any
point on the streets, and the taxi
owners are asking that the court
restrain such a practice, and that
regular stops be established.
The complaint also sets out that
"no other taxis in addition to
those already licensed can be grant
ed a license by the town of Way
nesville or state the plaintiffs are
and will be injured and damaged
in the suip of $ 10,000."
J. Hayes Alley is attorney for
the taxi operators, while W.. Roy
Francis represents -Mr. Lee, and J.
R. Morgan is attorney for the
Town of Wayneavillfe.
"Mr. Lee waa granted a franchise
to operate his bus line upon peti
tions signed by managers of the
industrial plants of the commun
ity, and other business men," Mr.
Francis said yesterday, in discuss
ing the ease. "The service has
enabled many people to work in the
defense plants, that otherwise
could not have economically gotten
to their jobs. The OfTke of De
fense Transportation saw the need
of the bus line in the community,
and readily granted Mr. Lee suffi
cient gasoline on which to operate.
The bus line is a distinct advan
tage to the citizens of this com
munity, and certainly renders a
The action was filed with the
clerk of court here Monday.
PvtWm. F.Swift, Jr. . j
Home On Furlough
Private William p. Swift, Jrn soa
of Captain and Mrs. W. P. Swif
is spending a several days furlough
with his parents. Pvt. Swift ent
ered the service on July 10 of this
year and was inducted at Newport
Wft. 8 are ePcted to at-