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The Waynesville Mountaineer
Real Storage Of
Slippy Book Store Opens
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J C. GALUSHA is announcing
the format opening of The Bonk
Store tonight with a "house wann
ing" from 7:30 to 10 o'clock, with
no sales being made. Refreshments
and gifts will be given tho;.e at
tending. Book Store To
Stage Open House
Public Invited To
Inspect New and
Spacious Store; Gifts
To Be Given
The Book Store will stage their
formal opening Friday night with
open house from 7:30 to 10:00, it
is being announced today by J. C.
No sales will be fhMe tonight,
as the public is being invited to
"browse" around and inspect the
new and larger quarters of the
store, and the many new lines of
merchandise recently installed.
The announcement today re
garding the opening tells of re
freshments, and gifts that will be
given those attending tonight.
Music will also be featured during
the formal opening.
The store 'recently moved their
stock from The Mountaineer build
ing to the building formerly oc
cupied by Roy Parkman's hard
ware, opposite the F'irst National
New fixtures were secured for
the store, and every department
has been given adequate display
Mr. Galusria returned yesterday
from a buying trip, and brought
with him many new items that
were put on the market in the past
week or so.
Initial steps toward setting up
the budget for Haywood county
for 1946-47 were planned at the
last meeting of the county board
of commissioners, according to
George A. Brown, Jr., county man
ager. No definite budget will be ap
proved until the last of the month
or sometime around the first of
July when all requested appropria
tions are in and the various funds
reviewed by the commissioners, it
was announced by Mr. Brown.
The commissioners will meet
next Monday in regular session.
June 14 is National Flag Day.
country and reverence to the ideals
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Published Twice-a-Week In The County Seat Of Haywood County
Well Known Summer
Theater Unit To Open
Here July 16th
; Maiine Gocffrey, well known
stage director and designer, will
i open V,i ncville's first Summer
; theater hero in July. Miss S. A.
.tones, secretary of the Clnmber
of Commerce announced yesterday.
The casts will be composed ot pro
fessional players from Tampa, Kid.,
New York and Chicago.
The conipanv will he known as
the Waynesville Summer Players,
and the opening date is Tuesday,
July 16. The plays will be pre
sented in the Waynesville high
school auditorium through the co
operation of M. H. Bowles, super
intendent of the Waynesville His
triet schools. Special scenery and
lighting effects will be installed in
the auditorium for the series of
Geoffrey is the director of the
Tampa Little Theater, one of the
South s outstanding theater groups.
Released from service last No
vember, he served with the Army
Air Corps and in addition to his
regular duties he was director of
the Third Air Force Theater Guild,
a dramatic organization presenting
entertainment for military person
nel. He was formerly with "The
Vagabond King" and the Manhat
tan Opera Stars company and spent
a number of seasons in dramatic
and musical comedy Mock before
Geoffrey plans a series of out
standing plays here with a selected
cast of well known players. The
complete reportoire and cast will
be announced in the near future.
The players will be sponsored
t Continued on page 3)
Sam Allen, 48,
In Train Wreck
Sam Allen, 48, native of Hay
wood, is in a. critical condition
in a hospital in Waycross, Ga.,
where he was recently taken, fol
lowing serious back and leg in
juries sustained in a train wreck
near Ocala, Fla.
Mr. Allen has been a conductor
on the Atlantic Coast Line for al
most 25 years. Mr. Allen's back
was broken, and his legs paralyzed
as a result of the injuries.
His home was Lakeland, Fla.
Yesterday Mr. Allen's mother,
Mrs. J. H. Allen, and brother,
C. N. Allen, left for Waycross, the
latter just returned a week ago
from his brother's bedside.
Applications for New
Taxis Turned Down
Several applications for the
opening of new taxi businesses in
Waynesville have been turned
down by town officials due to their
feeling that a sufficient number of
public carriers were already in
operation to meet the needs of the
Nine taxi and one local bus com
pany now operate 33 vehicles in
Waynesville, it was pointed out.
There has been an increase of II
since the end of the war. Inler
cilv buses also have a very heavy
'schedule through here as well.
Display yours with pride In ur
which it represents.
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WAYNESVILLE. N. C, FRIDAY, JUNE 14,
Neighbors Assist Fire Victims
When the fire at the home of Lee Winchester in lIa?elwood was seen
to be out of control, neighbors and volunteer firemen formed a line to
salvage as much as possible of the itenih ot value inside. In the picture
above volunteer, are taking jars of tood fiom the basement with the
flaming house as a background I'hoto by Ingram, Sky land Studio.
Fire Destroys Home
0! Lee Winchester
"It's just like Christmas."
said Col. .1. Harden Howell,
Waynesville postmaster yester
day, in speaking of the num
ber of parcel post packages
which are coming to local
people through the post office.
"People have plenty of
money and they arc determin
ed to have what they waul and
if they can't get it one place
they are going to try another
until they finally get It," con
tinued the postmaster.
"Never in the history of the
Waynesville post ollice have
so many parcel post packages
come through at this season."
further explained Col. Howell.
Joint funeral services will be
conducted at the Crawford Funeral
Home at 2:30 Sunday afternoon for
Mrs. Mattie Caldwell Queen, 53,
who died at 1 p. m. Wednesday at
her home on East Street and her
daughter. Mrs. Lucile K. Smith, 32,
who died Tuesday at her home in
Sophia, West Virginia, after an
illness of two years.
George Queen, husband of Mrs.
Queen and father of Mrs. Smith,
had been called to Sophia on ac
count of the critical illness of his
daughter and upon arriving was
summoned back home on account
of the sudden illness of his wife.
He was en route back to Waynes
ville when both his wife and daugh
ter passed away.
Rev. Jarvis Underwood will of
ficiate at the double rites at the
funeral home. Rurial will be in
Green Hill cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers for Mrs.
Queen will be Bryan Medford, R.
V. Welch, Wade Noland, Hugh
Leatherwood, Earl Ferguson and
George A. Brown, Jr.
Pallbearers for Mrs. Smith will
be: Jack Messer, Charles Metcalfe,
Waller Crawford, Sam Kelley and
Grover ('. Davis.
Mrs. Queen is survived by her
husband: two sons, Rufus Queen
of Asheville ,and Montgomery
Queen of Waynesville; one daugh
ter, Mrs. Wilsie Harrcll of Oak
Hill, West, Va.; seven brothers,
Cleveland, Houston, Lawson, As
bury and George Caldwell, all of
(Continued on Page Two)
Two Civic Clubs
L. L. Ray. executive vice presi
dent of the North Carolina Dairy
Products Association, of Raleigh,
addressed the Lions Club last
night, and will be speaker at Ro
tary today at one o'clock.
Mr. Ray was presented last
night by R. B. Davenport, district
manager of Pet Dairy Products
Company, and will also present him
The official of the milk asso
ciation is here in connection with
the observance of June as dairy
- Every Tuesday
At The Eastern Entrance Of
$0,500 Loss In
Ma.elwood As House
And Garage Burn
Fire of undetei mined origin
spread from a garage-shed to the
house of Lee Winchester, just off
Robinson street in Hazelwood, and
made a total loss of buildings early
Wednesday morning. Only part of
a rear ell and a few boards along
the sides remained standing, de
spite its early discovery and the
efforts of the Waynesville Fire I)c-
ipaitment and numerous neighbors
who volunteered to fight the
Six members of the family were
in the house when the fire in the
garage was noticed shortly after
midnight by Mr. Winchester's
daughter, Heulah, who immediately
warned the others. All persons
left in the house and word of the
blaze spread through the neighbor
hood. The Fire Department was
called by 12:30 and arrived as the
flames took a fiist stand on the
Hose was stretched from the
nearest hydrant, about 1,000 feet
away, and the firemen turned
water on the house in an effort to
subdue the blaze. The tin roof of
the house turned the blaze down
ward and the heat from the burn
ing garage, however, kept the
flames burning. Low pressure in
the hose also was a factor in al
lowing the flames to spread.
Property loss was estimated by
the owner nt approximately $5,000
for the lO room house and $1,500
for the garage. Clothing and furni
ture from the downstairs floor
were saved by the family, but all
(Continued on Page Six)
Tom Lee Adds A
For Scenic Trips
Tom Lee, owner of Twin-City bus
I lines, recenlty bought a 14-passen-
ger bus to be used in making spe
cial trips to scenic points of
interest in this area.
Mr. Lee bought the bus in Flor
ida, and announced this week that
he is ready to begin scheduels any
The terminus of the bus line has
been moved to the rock building
below the LeFaine Hotel on Main
To Red Cross Con
Rev. M. R. Williamson, chairman
of the local Red Cross Chapter, is
scheduled to leave Sunday for the
International Convention of the or
ganization in Philadelphia. Mr.
Williamson is the delegate from
Present plans are for President
Truman to address the convention.
Mr. Williamson will return to
Waynesville on the 22nd.
Theatre Sign Gets
Coat Of Red Paint
The large sign in front of the
Park theater received a new coat
of paint this week. A bright red
was used, and the sign can be seen
from one end of the street to the
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Mio Ruling Will Not
IProtooibiii: Campers Inlere
Tom Blalock Estate
In Sale Here
A total of $90,025 was paid for
the Blalock. Sims and Liner prop
erties sold at auction Monday and
Tuesday by the Penny Brothers.
The land, buldings and farm
equipment of the Tom Blalock es
tate brought $58,575 Tuesday
morning Fight persons bought
tracts from the 238 acres of prop
erty, for which $50,425 was paid
The remaining $8,100 was received
for farm equipment.
Twenty-three lots in Woolsey
Heights trom property owned by
I F. Sims were sold to various
individuals Monday afternoon for
total receipts of $6,450. Monday
morning the Hardy Liner farm
and equipment on Dellwood Road
sold for $25,000.
May Go Monday
The petitions now being circu
lated through Waynesville, Canton,
Hazelwood and Clyde to secure
backing for the Civil Air Patrol's
efforts to get a modem airport in
Haywood county will be taken up
this week-end and submitted to
the Board of Commissioners when
It meets Monday, it was stated by
a member of the Patrol.
Sixteen petitions are being tken
through the different townships to
secure harking for the proposal
It is felt by members of the Air
Patrol that Haywood county has
many commercial as well as en
tertainment and educational possi
bilities in getting an airfield con
structed at this time.
Both Herbert Braren and Dan
Watkins, who have organized the
drive to create Interest in a county
airport and are in charge of the
petitions, were out of town on
business Thursday, but were ex
pected to return In time to sub
mit the proposal to the Commis
sioners At the present time the Federal
government will pay half of the
costs of an airport's construction
here, having an appropriation al
ready approved for this purpose
Should the county and local boards
bark the proposal, their joint ap
propriation would be matched by
Returning veteran.-;, especially
those who flew while in the service,
are very enthusiastic about the
64 Day Sentence Is
Given in Mayor's Court
One person arrested this week
for public drunkenness was sen
tenced Wednesday in Mayor's
court to serve 64 days on the road.
Of the six persons who were
tried Monday for the same offense,
five were released upon payment
of $12.50 court costs and fine,
and one man was given a suspend
To Speak At
REV. FLETCHER NELSON,
pastor of the First Methodist
church, Morganton, will be the
Assembly speaker June 17 and 18
at 8 p. m.
$3.00 In Advan :e In Haywood and Jackson Counties
New USES Head
MISS DeHliYD FISHF.R will
become manager ol the Waynes
ville l'. S Fmplo.vnieiit Service
oflice on June It!
Miss Fisher Now
Miss Di Hrayda Fisher has been
appointed manager of the V. S.
Fmployenienl Service ollice in
Waynesville, effective June Hi. She
has been acting manager of the
office since May 17, following the
resignation of Mrs. I.dith Alley,
who accepted a position with a
clothing store chain.
Miss Fisher has liren connected
with the Employment Service since
December 20, 1012, when she be
gan work as an interviewer in the
Waynesville ollice. During the war
she assisted in placing workers
from this area into necessary In
dustrial production, and shortly
afterwards was sent to Canton to
open a full-lime iliiiercnt point of
fice for thai pail ol the county,
remaining from Nov. I, l!M5, until
Prior to her v. oik with the U. S.
K. S. she served as chief clerk for
the Waynesville di.ifl hoard, help
ing to get that ollice in operation
Nov. 1, 1040, when it was first
organized. She had, before that
time, taught school in the Waynes
ville district lor a number of years.
Miss Fisher attended school at
Duke rniversjly .-liter which she
studied law in the Asheville Uni
versity Law :.( hotil and passed the
state bar examination in 1937.
The letter of appointment as
manager of the loi a I ollice was re
ceived this week from H. Mayne
Albright, state director of the U. S.
E. S., Raleigh.
Students Miss Meal
But Send Pay Anyway
Honest v i . no lo t virtue.
Last Fiiday the Mountaineer
published an item about the
difficulties two local eating
places had in piepa. ing a spec
c la 1 dinner for 151 students
from an Alabama college when
the students found themselves
miles away from Waynesville
at meal-lime with bus trouble.
To make the story complete,
this week the local business
places found themselves in re
ceipt of a check lor $151. Now
everyone is happy, that which
was ordered r; paid for, and
this incident I . a foot-note to
show that all i , not wrong with
DR. G. RAY JORDAN of Emory
University, noted minister, author
and educator, will speak Sunday
morning at the Lake Junaluska
Live within 30 mile ef
Wayneavill tiulr Ideal
In N. C.
Summer Camps in
Area Still Expect
In vtew of the recent ruling of
the North Carolina State Board of
Health, all camps in this section
expect to have their full quota of
campers, who made reservations
in many cases last fall, it was
learned from a number of the
After the outbreak of the polio
epidemic in Florida and Texas, and
the subsequent action taken by the
North Carolina State Board of
Health, the Southern Camp Di
rectors Association sent a com
mittee to Raleigh, with Frank Bell,
chairman of the health committee
of the Southern Camp Association,
as spokesman to work out the
problem with the state board and
ask that a new ruling might be
Two hours after the ruling was
released in Raleigh Wednesday,
points in Florida were calling
camps in this section. Miss Ethel
McCoy, director and owner of
Camp Junaluska for Girls, report
ed that she received a long distance
call around 9 o'clock Wednesday
night asking about the situation
and conditions of the requirements
for entrance. Yesterday morning
the calls continued from other
states, she reported.
All children who expect to at
tend camps in North Carolina from
Florida or any other area where
there are reported cases of polio
are required to first undergo a
two-week quarantine period before
they will be accepted at camp.
The regulation further provides
that those undergoing the quaran
tine must do so "in an area segre
gated from hotels, tourist camps,
summer schools, or other people
gathering places before being al
lowed freedom of such establish
ments." In cases such as the Laughing
Owl camp here, where it is said
that all campers will be from the
state of Florida, the children at
tending the camp may come on
without the quarantine period in
some restricted area, but may und
ergo a period of quarantine at tho
camp, and will not be allowed to
leave the premises of the camp.
(Continued on page 3)
Baptist Men To
Meet Monday To
Between 40 and 50 men of the
First Baptist church are scheduled
to meet for a supper meeting Mon
day night at 7:30 to discuss the
proposed expansion program of the
Rev. L. G. Elliott, pastor, said
yesterday that a brief program of
entertainment would precede the
J. R. Morgan, chairman of the
deacon board, will preside, and a
general discussion will be present
ed of the expansion program of
the church to date.
And Minister Will
Speak On Sunday
Launching the third week of the
Lake Junaluska season, Dr. G. Ray
Jordan of Emory University, At
lanta, Ga., will preach from the
Assembly pulpit at 11 o'clock Sun
day morning, June 16th.
Minister of the Western North
Carolina Conference, Dr. Jordan
filled the pulpit of the First Meth
odist church in Charlotte before
going to Emory University where
he has held the chair of homi
lectics in the Candler School of
Theology since September, 1945.
Prominent as a minister and
author, D(r. Jordan had served
churches in the Western North
Carolina Conference for 20 years
(Continued on Page 3)
BACK FROM CONVENTION
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Clapp re
turned Saturday from the Interna
tional Rotary convention in Atlan
tic City. Mr. Clapp was the dele
gate from the Waynesville club,
and on July first will assume the
duties as president.