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in a signed state-
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or the nomination
this district. The
their stamp of ap-
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a great deal.
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lo any candidate,
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than 30,000 vot-
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The Waynesville Mountaineer
Ton Of Canned Goods
Shipped From Here To
Hungry Nations Abroad
J A R V I S L. PALMER, well
known Haywood county farmer,
who died at his home here on Mon
day, following an extended illness.
J. L. Palmer,
Funeral services were conducted
Tuesday afternoon at the First
Methodist church, at 3 o'clock for
Jarvis L. Palmer, 64, of Waynes
ville, who died at his home Mon
day morning at 5:30 o'clock after a
lengthy illness. Rev. Paul Town
send, pastor of the church and
Rev. T. A. Groce officiated. Burial
was in Green Hill cemetery.
Serving as pallbeares were the
following nephews: J. H. Woody,
Raymond and Kendrick Caldwell,
James Palmer, Jr., Vaughn Palmer,
Candler Childers, Herschel Cald
well and Lloyd Ford.
In charge of the flowers were
the following nieces: Mrs. Virgil
Davis, Mrs. Mary Price, Mrs.
Charles Caldwell, Mrs. Carter
Camp, Mrs. Cleve Sisk, Mrs. C. M.
McCracken, Mrs. Pink Compton,
Miss Jeane Childers, and Miss
(Continued on Page Two)
J. D. Rogers
Is Injured In
J. D. Rogers, 32, of Hartford,
Tenn., who suffered injuries on
Monday, May 6, in a logging acci
dent in the Cold Springs section,
died at the Haywood County hos
pital on last Saturday.
Mr. Rogers was employed by the
Grace Lumber company and at the
time of the accident was skidding
logs when a five-eighths of an inch
steel cable came loose from the
power motor and struck him in the
stomach, resulting in serious in
ternal injuries. His condition was
critical from the beginning.
Funeral services were conducted
at Hartford on Sunday afternoon at
4 o'clock and burial was in the
Grassy Fork cemetery.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs.
Ruby Wilda Rogers; one son,
Grover Rogers; his mother, Mrs.
Martha Rogers Boley; his step
father, Robert J. Boley; five half
brothers, Earl, Ralph, Lonnie, Carl
and Vinson Boley, all of Hartford;
and two half sisters, Misses Alene
and Edna Boley of Hartford.
Local Group Attend
Eight representatives from the
local Chamber of Commerce at
tended the dinner meeting given
by the Asheville Chamber of Com
merce and the Asheville Merchants
Association last night in Asheville.
Twenty-three counties sent repre
sentatives to the meeting, at which
time matters pertaining to this sec
tion of the state were discussed.
Those from here attending were:
Ed Sims, president of the Cham
ber of Commerce; Miss S. A. Jones,
secretary; Howard Clapp, Paul
Davis, Charles E. Ray, Jr., C. N.
Allen, Aaron Prevost and Jonathan
Carrol F. Bless
Discharged From Navy
Carrol F. Bless, Electrician's
Mate, second class, U. S. Navy, of
Waynesville, has been discharged
from the service. He was among
a large group from North Carolina
receiving their discharge at the
Naval Personnel Center. Charles
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Published In The County Seat
NO. 41 22 Pages
Great Part in Getting
Food For Relief
In War Torn Nations
Jne canned Food Campaign for
overseas relief sponsored by the
Haywood County Ministerial Asso'
ciation has been completed, accord
ing to Rev. Malcolm R. Williamson,
mere have been shipped 1990
pounds of canned food which had
been contributed by the people of
this area through the local church
es. In addition to this a larger
amount has been shipped from the
Cash contributions arc still com
ing in and in view of this the com
mittee has not made public the
total amount, but it is several hun
dred dollars, according to Mr. Wil
liamson, which will be sent to the
headquarters of the UNRRA, New
While the campaign by the
churches locally has been complet
ed, the National campaign is still
under way and people everywhere
are being asked to contribute can
ned foot and cash.
Mr. Williamson stated yesterday
that he had received two wires
from Henry A. Wallace, the Na
tional chairman, urging the cam
paign to be continued to the end
that everyone in the county be
given an opportunity to contribute.
As a result of the appeal, Mr.
Williamson is calling upon all the
schools in the county as well as
all civic organizations to put on a
campaign at once for canned food
and money. Such organizations are
asked to consider this public an
nouncement as a personal appeal
for this cause with the hope that
a speedy response will be made.
Grocery stores can be of great
assistance in this campaign, it was
pointed out by the chairman, who
Is asking that s large box marked
"Food Relief," be conspiciously
placed and also a glass fruit jar
labeled "Cash contributions for
This appeal is being made to
every person in the county who
has not already taken part in the
campaign, it was pointed out by
The Mountaineer Will
Go To Press On Monday;
Winchell Column Added
The first issue of the Twice-a-Week Mountaineer
will go to press Monday and be put on sale at the
newsstands late Monday afternoon, and be dis
tributed by mail Tuesday morning.
The publishers have secured another special fea
ture, which will begin in Tuesday's issue the well
known columnist and radio commentator, WALTER
Other features are being considered.
Of Haywood County At The
Sees Bright Future For W. N. C.
FORMER GOVERNOR .1. M. HROUGHTON addressing I he annual
Chamber of Commerce banquet here. In his address he pointed out
lime and lime again his optimism over the future of this area.. In the
background, left to right, William Medlord, treasurer of Hie Chamber
of Coinerce, Mrs. R. N. Barber, Jr., and Glenn C. Palmer. A Moun
taineer photograph by Wallace Marley).
First National To Hold
Formal Opening Of New
Banking House Today
A sheep shearing school for
sheep breeders in Haywood coun
ty will be conducted on Tuesday,
May 21, at 9 a. m., at Fred Mann's
farm in the Beaverdam section of
the county, according to an an
nouncement by Wayne Corpening,
county farm agent.
The school will be' directed by
H. M. Stamey, aninut husbandry
extension specialist -from State
College and K. A. Warner, of Sun
beam Corporation, formerly of the
Chicago Flexible Shaft Company,
who will assist I he former.
All the sheep growers in the
county are urged lo attend I lie
school by the county farm agents.
Eastern Entrance Of The Grat Smoky Mountains National
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, MAY 16, 1946
To Public Today
The First National Hank has
moved "back home" to their en
larged and modernized banking
house, which has heen undergoing
a series of modernistic changes
The bank was closed all day
yesterday as the move was made,
and have "set up house-keeping"
at the former site, but in entirely
Workmen have been pushing day
and night for Hie past few days
putting on finishing (ouches, anil
were ready ahead of time for (he
banking .staff to move on Wednes
day. The enlire hanking house has
been designed for the convenience
of the public, such as the installa
tion of eight windows lo serve the
customers, five of thein for de
posits, one to pay notes, one for
service to the lock deposit boxes,
and another for exchange.,
Three vaults have heen m .lalled,
one for lock deposit boxes, and
cash, another for books and records
and the third in (he basenienl for
hulk storage, both lor the bank
and the public.
Each cashier has individual
cages, and also individual hoses in
the vault lo keep all their records
'I'll eofficers and personnel ol the
hank are elsuhere in this edition
extending an invitation to Hie pub
lic lo attend the opening loday
from nine to one, the regluar hank
CHANGE IN SCHEDULE
$1,196,284 For '45
Land Sold At
281 Ac res On
More than $100,000 was invested
farm and residential property
here Monday and Tuesday at three
auction sales, conducted by Penny
The L'll'l acre Palmer Farm, on
Jonathan Creek, owned by N W.
Garretl, brought $RH..'i(IO on Mon
day morning, when a crowd esti
mated at 2,000 turned out. Bidding
was good, and a large number of
people entered bids.
Those buying tracts of the farm
included Glenn A. Boyd. J 11.
Woody. Bryan 1). Medford. David
I'uilerwood, Hoy Ross, 1.1. II Fergu
son, Elmer price, Woodrow W
Chambers, Paul II. Ferguson. Med
lord Underwood. Stanbury Frank
lin and Vinson A. Morrow.
Tuesday morning, the 3M-rrc
farm and home on the J. V. Robin
son farm near Helhel. was sold to
H P McCracken for $12,500.
Fifteen lots wore sold Tuesday
afternoon at Cedartop on the Way
nes ille-Canlon highway. The IS
lots brought $.t.S0O, bid Hie re
mainder of the sale was called olT
due lo heavy rain
J. C. Penny, general manager of
Penny Brothers, said yesterday that
three other sales would be held
here in Hie near future. These
will include I he Tom lllalock Es
tate. Hardy Liner properties, and
Ed Sim's lots in Woosley Heights.
Nurses Put On
Eight Hour Duty
At a regular meeting of the board
of managers ol (he Haywood Coun
ty Hospital and a number of the
doctors, it was decided to put all
nurses on an eight hour period of
duty, if sufficient number can be
secured to properly and adequately
stall the institution.
II was also decided that if the
needed number could he employed
Dial the salaries would match those
paid by the Asheville hospitals, it
was learned from Mrs. Irene Rog
This change in duly hours and
salary scale will start, if inaugurat
ed on .June I lie first, it was point
ed out by the superintendent.
AT OKALLR'S MKKTING
M. I). Watkins returned yester
day alter atlending the North Car
olina Dealer's meeting in Pine
hiirsl. Mr. Watkins owns Watkins
( hevrolet company.
$2.00 in Advance in Haywood and Jackson Counties
OR. J. R. McCRACKEN was
named Grand Master of the Royal
and Select Masons in North Caro
lina at a meeting in Salisbury on
Monday. Dr. McCracken has long
been active in Masonic aflairs. Also
attending Hie meeting from here
were C. B. Ilosallook and C. R.
Kckoff. Mr. Ilosallook was named
a Knight Commander of the Court
of Honor, an honorary degree.
Grand Council Royal and Select
Masters met Monday afternoon in
the Masonic Temple. A feature
of the afternoon meeting was an
assembly of the I In ice-illustrious
masters council, during which de
grees were conferred by Dr. Mc
Cracken. W. T. Robinson
As Farm Agent
W. T. Robinson assumed his
duties on Friday as assistant county
agent in the office of Hie Haywood
county farm agent.
Mr. Robinson is a native of
Catawba county. He is a graduate
of North Carolina Stale College
in the class of 1043, and is a vet
eran of World War II, having
served three years in the army.
He was attached to the fifth
amphibious corps and served with
the rank of first lieutenant.
He will be joined by Mrs. Rob
inson at a later dale. She is now
making her home in Hockory.
Bill Sawyer Is
On Police Force
Bill Sawyer joined the Waynes
ville police force here Saturday,
making the fifth member of the
depart incut .
Policeman. Sawyer was a member
of the air (nips for four years,
flying out of England into the
European t healer. He Is a native
Power Will Bo Off
4 Hours Sunday
The Carolina Power and Light
company has announced that elec
tricity will be off in Waynesville,
Haclwood, Lake Junaluska and
R. E. A. on Sunday, May 19th, from
1:30 until fi.fO p. m.
The interruption of service is
being made lo do maintenance
work on the line.'; that could not
he done safely without discontinu
Made By City
Twelve cases were tried in
mayor's court here during the past
week, ten involving charges of pub
lie drunkenness, and two lor as
sault. Those charged with drunkenness
were released on payment of costs.
One assault case was given a sus
pended sentence and the second
was let off with the payment of
Dale: Mux. Min.
May 8 53 41
9 n'4 32
10 75 37
11 72 54
12 73 48
13 71 39
14 71 57
Live within 20 mllei of
Waynesville their ideal
Current Crop Brought
$123,280 Over 1944
Haywood county tobacco growers
were paid $1,186,284.33 for their
crop during 1945, according to
H. M. Dulin, secretary of the
county AAA organization, as com
pared with $1,079,003.60, showing
an increase of $123,280.73 over the
previous year, due to a number
There was only a slight differ
ence in the acreage allotments for
the two years, with 1755.2 acres
In 1944 as compared to 1756.3 dur
ing 1945, It was pointed out by
the secretary. However there was
a much larger amount, of tobacco
planted In 1945 as compared to
1944. For actual planting in 1944
totaled 1380.9, while last year it
totaled 1560.3 acreB.
Other increases in production
were also noted in the excess plant
ings on allotment farms, which
totaled 27.2 In 1944 as against 160
There was an increase in the
number of producers during the
past year with 85 new growers
in 1944 while in 1945 there were
Yet to offset these additional
reasons for a larger production the
average price paid per pound in
1944 was $.5033 as compared to
$.4287 during 1945, it was ex
plained by Mr. Dulin.
The number of growers was
greatly increased during 1945 over
1944, for in the former they totaled
I, 248 while last year there were
1560 tobacco producers in Hay
The total production of pounds
during 1944 was 2,143,079 while in
1945 there were 2,790,700 pounds
produced on Haywood farms.
The penalties paid in 1944 by
new producers exceeded those of
last year, with $4,776.90 paid dur
ing the former and $9,327.90 in
1945, with total penalties-paid jn
1043 reaching $35;i43.30 as com
pared to $9,580.71 kl 1944.
There was an average yield gain
in the two year period with 1552
pounds produced per acre in 1944
45 compared to 1788 during last
year. The gross Income per aero
showed a decrease with $766.70 per
acre in 1945 and $871.38 the pre
Resigns As Pastor
REV. EVERETTE MURRAY, pas
tor of the Hazelwood Baptist
church for the past 16 months has
resigned. He and family have gone
to Rocky Mount for the present,
but their future plans have not
been announced. Rev. Mr. Murray
was here this week enroute to the
Southern Baptist Convention 111
Another Full Coverage of
On page 4, second section,
you will find full reports
of sporting events in
You'll find a fishing story,
baseball, sof tball, elemen
tary track meet, an ar
ticle on fishing in the
"good old days" and sev
eral others in addition ta
a sporting cartoon.
Keep up with sporU
through the Mountaineer.
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ton, S. C.