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The Waynesville mountaineer. (Waynesville, Haywood Co., N.C.) 1925-1972, February 23, 1950, Image 1

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m dslignts OfTho News iivcType tt kind of a dog is iTking gentleman f 2g his pooch along the pinscher," he re- .. .1.. rrL.. .itsled. "he isnt 'i Z that bites people." Leather thought I silent moi"i icily . . , ... adime. He's the pinches Dobcrmans. !1 Do It Time,;;-"'::;; Inow" one of the candl l ' j in rnnsoirator- lispereu - - L t friend, "there's one it would sure beat me in tthat?" the friend whis- Jck, bis ears nayim'a "v" ion. : ' ,, ' !ettn enough votes, the replied. Something laH brown dog trot- lively out of a drug store day, waited for the traf tn chanae. looked both land down the street, then briskly across. On tne Je, he stopped, cocked his me side, then I J me omer, U md looked with a wor- n back across the street. Je turned around, waited izht to become favorable in back to the drug stoie insde. fate later he backed out a- king gently at the '-'oat of laughing girl. to of them then went to r, waited for the light to hen crossed the street to- and stepped Into a car ly the curb. ; imed, But Out ; Charles Isley was being id at the Davidson Col Id concert Tuesday night, throated horn of a Diesel e blasted forth. second, It sounded as if were comlrig fronxaijjnj in the band) an-j r the Waynesville band A puzzled look came on of many in the audience, ! were more bewildered James Christian A. Pfohl. sf the Davidson band, who jting for Mr. Isley to come Patrolmen jissedFor Near Here rth Carolina Motor Ve- panment yesterday an. I we aismissal of two f nway Patrolmen for rac h Balsam highway. r"ea press ' report P Department as saylne P were Charles D. Llnd- lwi, and W. T. Jen If Franklin. pas injured last Thurs lint : . . IT" "Miy wnen nis car rsMway near the U. S and turned over in i-oument reoorf M th. p admitted they were f bad been with the patrol "inns two. The TTTTT .' WAY T"TV nn a mil Published Twice-AAVeek In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park - i TODAY'S SMILE , Peak years of mental ac tivity must be between 4 and 17. At 4. be knows all the question at 17. all iU answers. 65th YEAR NO, Is'lSPAGES Associated Press and United Press News WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, FEBfc 23, 1950 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Coun til Mr. And Mrs. Knight Receive Polio Campaign Award Harold Fisher, assistant manager of Fontana Village, presents Mrs. Sam Knight of Hazclwood the ccr- tincaie symDouc oi, me nrst prize in the contest to raise funds for Haywood County's 1950 March of Dimes campaign. It means Mrs. Knight and her husband (to her right), will spend a week's expense- paid vacation at the Village as the winning couple. The award was presented during a broadcast in the studios of Station WHCC. Left to right are David Hyatt, Waynesville area chapter chairman for the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis; Mrs. Ben Phillips of Station WHCC; Mr. Fisher, Felix Stovall, director of the 1950 Waynesville area polio campaign; Mrs. Knight, Hugh Terrell (behind Mrs. Knight),' director of the Bethel area polio campaign; Mr. Knight; Edwin Haynes, director of the polio ; campaign in the Canton area; Roy McKinnish, Clyde area campaign director; and Blue Robinson, Station WHCC announcer. (Mountaineer photo by Ingram's Studio). Contract' Given For New Bridge At Lake; And Work On $75,000 MoM At Lake To Start , Soon New Bridge Over Dam To Be Completed By May 15th; Will Be Modern In Design A contract was awarded here Wednesday for the re-building of the 555-foot bridge across the Lake Junaluska dam to the Asheville Paving Company. Dr. F. S. Love, suerlntendent, said that construction is slated to begin within 20 days, and the con tract calls for completion by May 15th. The new bridge will be modern in every detail, and the contracts calls for painting all the steel now in use which will be utilized in the new structure. A heavier bridge flooring, spec ial . treated will be used in the bridge.. About $15,000 will be spent on this project. For Clerk of Court REA To Improve . : . . .'.'.' '?".. Main Trunk Lines C. of C. Will Stage Annual April 21st The annual Chamber of Com merce banquet will be held on Friday, April 21, the board of di rectors decided here Tuesday night. Carl Goerch, editor of The State, is slated to be the principal speak er. :' ' '. . Full details of the program have not been completed, but Charles Ray, chairman, said today that varied forms of entertainment, to gether with some down-to-earth matters which would make the evening of importance to every citizen. The directors approved plans for being co-sponsors to. a motorcade into upper South Carolina as a means of promoting expanded tourist business. ' . Several plans of promotion were approved by the board, with de tails to be worked out in plenty of time to get work underway in lime to reach prospective visitors in late spring. , An expansion project costing about $217,000 on REA trunk lines in the county is scheduled to get underway at an early date, it was learned from R. C. Sheffield, manager of the. Hay wood Electric Membership Corporation. , ' ; Heavier lings will be strung1 along the main trunks,' mak ing most of the- circuits 3-phase, Mr. Sheffield said. About 100 miles of lines are included in. the project. The work is being done in order Haywood School Children Sure Of Warm Winter The nation-wide coal strike has forced schools throughout the country to close. But Haywood County's boys' 'and girls are certain of a warm winter when they go to class. County Schools Superintendent Jack Messer'a office this morn ing reported the Haywood schools are pretty well fixed, for coal for the rest of the winter. ' As usual, the county bought a large supply of the fuel last summer to take care of the cold weather. And this supply was supplemented several weeks ago by the receipt of two more freight carloads, which were dis tributed to all the district schools. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Coward and Robert Coward of Hill Street were guests of friends in Gastonia this week. Jilizer Plant IMihuj ill loc C. J. ReeceToTake Part On District Program of Merchants no TTw : i : lr i- icnuuer F8 IS makino ,t... y.itas ie8rned today ' Pson, general " ua nave had to FAIR Pay Ka ear. I colder Th uy n"rsday, noon. -' ""ner in 11 Wavn.-..,.. ' fcfnM.r.'covuie temnor. make certain mechanical adjust ments, with each day seeing a grad ual increase in. production. The capacity of the plant is 150 to 160 tons per day. ' All the fertilizer is being packed under the brand name of the firm "Blue Bidge Brand". Dealers in a wide area will handle the prod ucts, of the firm. Mr. Thompson said that right now about 18 men were employed, and tentative plans are for ship ping to begin about March 10th. The fertilizer made now is in the curing stage, and will be bagged and shipped early next month, Two From Here Attend State REA Meeting R.C. Sheffield and Jack Parton are attending the REA quarterly meeting in Raleigh this week. Mr. Sheffield is manager of the Hay wood Electric Membership Cor poration. , Mr.' Parton will take a special course in meter testing while at the conference. C J. . Reece, president of the Merchants Association here, is scheduled to participate in the dis trict program In Asheville Monday, when officials of all similar groups best to enter to take care of heavier lotfds, and to give a more even flow of cur rent. . Included in the projects, will be the addition of a number of safety switches, and other modern equip ment, all designed for better ser vice to customers, Mr. Sheffield pointed out. Plans are to begin the expansion, or modernization program this spring. The organization now operates in six counties, serves about 3,700 customers from 750 miles of lines. Plans already approved will dd about 600 more customers to . the lines, and about 175 more miles of lines. Lines are services In Haywood, Buncombe, Macon, Franklin, Jack son and Into Raburn county, Ga. Water Lines To Be Put 1 In Soon On Aliens Creek Town forces plan to push to early completion, the laying of 2,500 ad ditional feet of 6-inch cast Iron water mains in Aliens Creek com munity. Just as soon as the 6-inch lines 'are completed,, plans are to begin construction of 2,500 feet of 4-inch lines in the same commun ity. ' :,''.;' "r O. C Ferguson, town manager satd that ;sbdut four Hre hydrants would be Installed on the 'lines, and the 4-inch line would be laid on the streets to the right of the present highway. : The town recently put. in about 3,000 feet of 6-inch lines In the area.. Sometime this spring, plans are to, put in a 4-inch line on Balsam street, with several fire hydrants. Is 1 ' I t ! its 1 , (Photo by Ingram's Studio) J. B. SILER this morning offici ally entered the race for Clerk of Court. J. B. Siler Is A Candidate For Clerk Of Court Sam Bradley Is Not Candidate In Sheriff's Race Sam Bradley, who has often been mentioned as a possible candidate for sheriff, said today: "While I appreciate the Interest my friends have shown, and the encouragement given me, I find that it is not practical for me to enter the" race for sheriff at this time." ' Mr. Bradley has been connected with The Champion Paper and Fibre Company for 27 years, and decided today he did hot think it the campaign this meet to discuss mutual problems, spring. USDA Sending 335 Bushels Of Apples For Schools Here Haywood County's school boys and girls can be looking for apple pie or apple dumplings or baked apples or just plain apples, any way, when they go to their cafe teria for lunch any day now. Mrs. Rufus Siler, supervisor of the county's school lunch program, said today a shipment of 335 bush els of apples iwas expected soon from the U. S. Department of Agriculture. They will be distributed t0 the school's 23 lunch rooms and the County Home. Canton city schools as well as t h e county district schools will get their share of them. The USDA is sending the apples free of charge under Us nation wide school lunch program. J, B.. SUer formally announced this morning he Is a candidate for the office of Clerk of Court. Mr. Slier Is seeking his first public office in making -his an nouncement. He is well known in Haywood, and has been associated with the business, civic and church life of the county all his life. After graduating , from high school, lie entered-Waker Forest College. After that he was manager the grocery department of C. Ray's Sons, and then went to work for the American Tobacco Com pany for nine years, and later with the Aluminum Company of Amen ca for 3 years. Early in 1942 he enlisted in the Army, and spent several years un der fire in Europe. After receiV' (See Slier -Page 8) 20 Units Of Modern Motel To Be Ready For Use At Lake This Summer Ground is slated to be broken soon on the 20-unlt modern motel on the Lake Junaluska Assembly grounds, near the West Gate, It was learned from Dr. F. S. Love this morning, . Architects are pusning to com- petlon the blue prints for the proj ect, which Is expected to cost about $75,000. Dr. Love said the contract should be let In a few weeks, and plans are to have the 20-unlts completed for use this season. The units will be small three and four room apartments, with kitchenette. The plans will be drawn tor so sucn units, with Only 20 to be built for this season. With the v completion of the Motel, we will have just about any type of accommodations one could wish for at: the Lake," Dr. Love said. "We will have the hotels, boarding houses, cottages, and the Motel apartmnets. That should meet the requirements of a large number of people." The Motel will be built between the West Gate and the Cafeteria on the opposite side of the street Very soon, work is also scheduled to begin in grading and filling-in the area on the left of the road lust inside the crounds at the West Gate entrance. The upper part of the Lake will W dredged and the dirt used for filling in the area, Dr. Love said Little Symphony To Play Here On March 7 For Chairman r ! il Day Of Prayer To Be Observed Tomorrow Presbyterians, Baptists, . Episco palians, and Methodists of the community will meet tomorrow af ternoon at 3:30 O'clock at the First Presbyterian Church to observe the World Day of Prayer. 'Mrs. C. N. Clark will lead the service on the theme, "Faith of Our Time". Taking part on the program will be Mrs. W. T. Craw- Mrs. Robert Murphey of Spring field, Oregon, who is visiting friends and relatives in Clyde, will be the guest of Mrs. Thad A. Cathey this week end. The North Carolina Little Sym phony, conducted by Dr. Benja min Swalin, will come to Waynes ville for concerts on March 7, ac cording to an announcement by Mrs, Frieda Knopf, local chairman of the Symphony Committee, A children's program will be played in the afternoon at 1:15 o'clock In the Waynesville High School Auditorium and will be broadcast over Station WHCC. The adult concert will be pre sented in the evening at the same place. The time has not as yet been announced. The concerts here are made pos sible by the Symphony Society membership drive held last 'all. A membership card in the Sym phony Society will serve as admis sion to the evening concert, as well (Photo by Infrsm's Studio) , DAVID F. UNDERWOOD. JR.. today made formal announce ment he was a candidate for chairman of the Board of Com- ' missioners. He announced an 8 point platform, . " David Underwood Is Candidate For Board Chairman Making public an 8-point plat form,, David F. Underwood, Jr., this morning formally announced he was a candidate 'tor chairman of the Board of Commissioners. jectlves for a county government, and his propoMls.'whlch are pub lished on page six of the second section of todas issue. The list includes: publication of a list of all county expenditures, no secret meetings, lower taxes, rural fire protection, further development of economic resources of the county. Mr. Underwood is seeking his' first public office. He is a graduate of Waynesville high, where he starred as an athlete. In 1937 he entered the lumber ; (See Underwood Pace 8) ford, Mrs. Harry Sullivan, Mrs. M. G. Stamey, Mrs. Frank S. Love, as to all other Society-sponsored Mrs. Frederick Way, and Mrs. R. R, concerts throughout the. state this Campbell. Miss Bette Hannah will serve as organist. W. ROY FRANCIS ALSO SERVED AS PRESIDENT OF ROTARY CLUB HERE In listing the presidents of the Waynesville Rotary Club the name W. Roy Francis was missed through error. Mr. Francis served as presi dent of the Club several years ago. Young Democrats To Meet Here On Saturday Young Democrats and candidates for political offices i are expected here Saturday from throughout the western district for the annual ral ly of the Haywood County Young Democratic Club. ' ' Thad Eure, North Carolina Sec retary of State, and U. S. Rep. Monroe Redden will appear on the program which will open with a dinner at 7:30 p.m. at the Hazel wood School. i Eure, a popular speaker who has become a figure familiar to Hay wood County audiences, advised in a letter to Young Democratic headquarters this week he , ex pected to arrive in Waynesville between 5 and 5:30 p.m. Arrangements for the session are being made by Jerry Rogers. Win gate Hannah ,and Mrs. Fred Camp bell, while the details of the din ner are being handled under, the supervision of the social commit tee chairman, Mrs. Jack West, with Mrs. C. E. Brown, Jr., and Mrs. Vanar Hnynes, all of Clyde. A delegation will meet him at the office of the Superior Court Clerk in the Haywood County Court House when he arrives. Eure will be introduced for his address by Congressman Redden. John Queen, Sr., of Waynesville, will be toastmaster, and County YDC President Vanar Haynes of THAD EURE REP. MONROE M. REDDEN Clyde will be in charge. The dinner also will launch the Haywood organization's annual membership drive. Following the meeting, Eure is scheduled to spend the night at Queen's Tourist Farm on Soco Gap Road. Latest, reports Indicated other state officials In addition to Eure may attend the session, but these could not be confirmed. Tickets for the rally and dinner are on sale at: Claudette Beauty Shop, Town and Country Shop, Gunn's Corner, and American Fruit Stand in Waynesville; f Mark Ferguson's Store in Fines Creek community; Campbell's Store in Ivy Hill; Cagle's Furniture Store in Clyde; C. N. Allen Company in Hazelwood, in the Iron Duff Com munity, and at Canton by Mrs. Wade Ray and Carolyn Henderson. Tickets also will be sold at the door. . ;, .'. " The public is invited to attend reason. Children's tickets for the even ing concert may be purchased at the door for 60 cents. Non-members will also find single-admission tickets on sale the night of the concert. P. Dave Turner Is A Candidate For Register Of Doeds P. D. Turner, of Ratcllffe Cove." today formally announced himself as a candidate for Register of Deeds. He is the third man to an nounce for this office. Mr. Turner Is a farmer, and has taken a leading role as committee man on tobacco allotment work and the present farm production pro gram.'.'' "':, ' He is an active member of the Elizabeth Chapel, in his commun ity,' and a 'former 'Sunday School teacher. Mr. Turner is a native of Hay wood, and this is the first time he has sought office. He is a graduate of Waynesville high. Plans Being Made For Record -Breaking Ramp Convention This Spring It will be quite a few weeks be fore the latter part of April rolls around, but the wheels are already turning to prepare for what will probably be history's greatest Ramp Convention. C. C. Medford of Canton, the Convention secretary, in an inter view this week said this unique an nual gathering at Black Camp Gap off the Blue Ridge Parkway had grown so much In recent years that the work on the arrangements had to be started earlier. Last year which wasn't even an election year more than 6,000 men, women and children rode the tortuous mountain road to the Gap to eat ramps and listen to moun tain ballads on the Boyd field before the Masonic Monument. Barring foul weather, this year's 20th annual gathering of ramp lovers everywhere is expected to be even greater since it will be held at the time when the pre primary campaign is at its height This year, the visitors will find the field improved and more space for their cars. Shortly after last April's event ciosea, naywooa county Masons and Ramp Convention officials went to work enlarging and grad ing the parking space and planting shrubbery around tb field. -(See Ramps Page 8) Highway , Record For 1950 In Haywood (To Date) Killed..-.. 2 Injured ..V. 9 (This Information com piled from Records of Stat Highway Patrol). s

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