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The Waynesville mountaineer. (Waynesville, Haywood Co., N.C.) 1925-1972, February 27, 1950, Image 1

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STANDARD V:c, cu FT.Pn-a s Vint js LOUISVILLE KT o- -a islignts Of The eh today's e:::le ' The lovernment la said to bare four tax forms, for tax payers this year withhold ing form, short form, lone form, and chloroform. News Published Twice-A-Week In The County Scat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park Ida's "Fowl" . 65th YEAR NO. 17 12 PAGES Associated Press and United Press News WAYNESVILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, FEB. 27, 1950 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties M WAY ..." Ida MulUs base-fhat th nld is no '6 ' 010 . tr.der as Uin s she mixes in some of 5 jokes ith trades, Z profit is the fun she wr v . hPr customer torn set'" - , hnut 30 years afio that puUea one .nn a ecnerai k time, na nau over-suppiy oj ,ultry department. This worried a wi oi lunf Ida Knew uine fconvert ine iw" she did. , ., ,. pulled all the tail from me iv,u.-. - -L. urines so they would L5. Then she carefully F t ik. AnnnS Atln in te in mi" . vv i-'-'i -' t put a bountiful supply 7 Anw.n tnin bmers wouia she would casuany s. , fine chickens? These t.c" (She never saia net llaywood Election Board Completes New ;Preci tomer was taken back "by ,iied "hens" ana aner r t hp number of eggs it he became unduly ex- Aunt" Ida quoted the market price or roost- Utnmpr almost fell over frdlv nulled out the cash Jt every fowl In the coop. (found out what ne naa ,t only after "Aunt" Ida her fun. The customer Listers and chances are iHi. still has the casn L man was one of Aunt customers, and traaea until his death he en joke as much as she.) Eye Clinic en Here At .M.Wed.- ncsville Lions Club will nic at Hazelwood School ly for needy children and ;h defective eyesight. Woodard, chairman of blind committee, said hnouncement today that bal purpose of these clln provide glasses free of persons who need them it afford them. mc,. which will open at will be under the gen- rvision of Mrs. Ruby Bry- Haywood County Health Ft. , 76 children and adults peir eyes examined at lie here were fitted with ten cost the club an aver- f Pair. aaea to hold th Is next fdard explained, "because l"e SO manv fnllrs uihn in on the last one." Urllt 1. iimse tne eye ex WAGENFELD ILL C Wagenfeld U n ns. Fbum Hospital. Ash... naving been taken ill College Leader V '6 tWW.. M..'., N. C. James, Jr., 23-year-old former Fines Creek resident, is the new president of the Agricul tural Club of North Carolina State College. He was elected at a recent meeting. He and his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. N. C. James, now make their home in States Three Waynesville Precincts Numbered; Two Voting Places Made For Fines Creek The Haywood County Board of Elections last week officially estab lished two new precincts, desig nated their boundaries and chang ed nameds and the locations of vot ing places in another. The new precincts were estab lished in the Waynesville area and in Fines Creek. The new one here, designated as Waynesville Number 3 offlci any, "includes and consists of" the Balsam, Hyatt Creek, Saunook, Aliens Creek and Country Club areas. ;' : . ' , . The other new voting area was formed simply by dividing the old FJnes Creek precinct into two, with the new one designated as Fines Creek No. 2. A new registration was ordered br both Fines Creek precincts. The board also changed the of ficial voting place in Ivy Hill Township, from the old School house to the Maggis Schoot. Also changed was the name of the South Ward of Waynesville. - The new label is Waynesville No. 2, and a new registration will be (See Precincts Page 6) Studying Deer Eating Habits In Pisgah ! K V;M 4 V v District Director Harry Sample Names Chas. B. 1 Mrs. Byers Head Census Workers ,j vfr " kmhm ed -Gross 1 '.I lit 1 a: ,-&$k imp;. tm .....i-.-.-iV -aTJM 1 Wildlife Management Specialist Charles W. Coffin examines the condition of undergrowth in one of the doer browse study plots that he is supervising in the .Pisguh National Forest. These plots are fenced olT bo doer cannot foracc on them. Then after a time the timber and plant growth in them is compared to the areas where deer are allowed to feed. The study has provided valuable data on the effects of the eating habits of the doer on the growth of timber. (Photo by courtesy of The Transylvania Times). Secretary of State Thad Eure - TellsYoung Demos To Get Big Vote Report Gives i GouiiIyfslDctober Welfare Spending Haywood county's a v e ra 1 9 payments, in October for the support of , dependent children in 207 families averaged. $35.86, each. .:'.V' The figures are contained in a report . recently . released on public assistance in North Caro lina. r.v;-V ; v. t 4 The , report also shows this county assisted 912 aged per sons wtih an average Payment of $19.91 eath, during October, and gave an average general as sistance payment ot $9.50. The county also gave an aver age $27.66 for aid to the blind. Throughout the state, aid was given to 56,914 aged persons at an average ? $21.70 each during that month.' All counties also assisted de pendent children In a total of 12,868 families, with an average payment of $42.06 pCr family, The average general assistance payment for the state as a whole was $14.58. while the state aver age payment in aid tff the blind was $31.49. ' ; V" ....The levels of paymcmt for Old (See Welfare Page 6) (C Tourist Group Takes on f o Get Telephones More than 200 persons attended the Young Democratic Banquet held Saturday night in the Hazel wood School cafpteria where Thad Eure, Secretary "of Slated was the featured speaker. The meeting was called to order by the Haywood County YDC presi dent, Varnar Haynes of Clyde, and i the; Rev. Malcolm K Williamson o the Waynesville Presbyterian church, gave the invocation. John M. Queen, Sr., acted as toastrnaster. At the beginning of the meeting Mrs. Carolyn Hender son of Canton, Mrs. Jack "West and Mrs. Varnar Haynes of Clyde, and Mrs. Oral L. Yates of Waynesville made an intensive drive for mem berships.' . At the close of this drive the tostniaster recognized Mrs. Fred Y. Campbell, vice chairman of the Haywood County Democratic Ee- cutive Committee, who read a mes sage of encouragement from the Chairman, W. G. Byers; who was fn Washington. ' The' different candidates for var ious county ottlceg were then in troduced, and J. H. Sample of Asheville, who is plstrict Super visor of the 1950 Census. Monroe. M. Redden, U. S. Rep resentative from this district, in troduced Mr. Eure." In his speech, Mr. Eure stressed the importance of more young people .becoming active in, the Democratic party and in Govern mental affairs. He pointed out the fact that since 1840 the population of - North Carolina had doubled every forty years and that the ra tio of voting was the same in 1940 in 1840 or one out of every (Democrats Page 6) ent need fnr (Dinr.knnnn Whties and for close co "nong the Tourist Asso ;Jnee Historical Asso "4 Chambers of Com Jjw the discussion at last P meeting of the direc j Werten, North Caro f Association here. FAIR h Feb. 57 w.,..1 . bid m; tdtr and con- It Farm,."' s,aff of the n): Max. 55 57 .. 63 -58 M'n, Rainfall 8 .16 20 20' " 27 "' The Board of Directors immedi atelv went on record as resolving to bring (he telephone situation be fore Governor Kerr Scott nd the State Utilities Commission. The officials were told that one signed petition - from - Jackson CountJc was filed several montns afio. r ' They also were told that the tourist husiness in some "western counties was operating under severe handicap caused by the lini- - (See Tourists Page 6) Haywood Tourist Group Will Meet Wednesday Night . The Haywood County Tourist As sociation will discuss plans for promoting the 1950 season as, they eather Wednesday night at, the court house at 7:30. Carl Henrv. president of . the group, said that every person inter ested in the development of the tourist field in Haywood were ex tended an invitation to attendee meeting. fc The group elected officers ast month, and had about 40 persons present. , Spring, Spring, Beautiful Spring - Mercury Hits 16 ' 1 Mother Nature heralded the coming of spring by nipping Hay wood County today with one of its coldest mornings of the year. The Mountain Experiment Sta tion reported the mercury dip ped to a minimum 16 degrees this morning only one chilly de gree higher than the low of 15 of. January 8, which still stands as the coldest of the new year. The mercury showed that win ter was down but far from out in Haywood. Too Many Deer Bad For Timber", Study Shows (Editor's Note; The following story is printed through the court esy of The Transylvania Times of Brevard, which first published the data in Itsssuc of February 23.) E3ere&clil The 1950 campaign for funds for the American Red Cross will be launched in the Waynesville area with a kickoff meeting Wednesday morning. The area's goal Is $3,748. O. L. Yates of Iron Duff, the Waynesville area campaign chair man, said in the announcement to day that the meeting would open at 9:30 a.m. in the dining room of the Waynesville Presbyterian Church. ' . At this session, over which the Rev. M. R. Williamson, Waynes ville area Red Cross chapter chair man, will preside, all campaign workers will receive their final Instructions. The workers will conduct a door- to-door and buslness-by-buslness canvass in their efforts to reach the quota. - ' - ' The Waynesville area extends to Balsam, Clyde, and Bethel, but does not include the towns of Clyde or Bethel. (See Red Cross Pag 6) The growth of limber in. game preserves is hampered where the population of deer is excessive. Evidence of this was revealed recently in the deer browsing tracts set up in the Pisgah National For est..; ... These study plots, fenced in to keep deer out, are being main tained under the supervision of Wildlife Management Specialist Charles W. Coffin of the Pisgah District. After a definite period of time, the timber and small shrubs in these check plots showed a much better development than the vege (See Pisgah Deer Page 6) Special Edition Grows So Large It Is Delayed When we began work on our "50 Years of Progress" edition in January, we felt that the edition would be published in Febru- ary. . ,V:.V ' We have a larger paper to publish than was first anticipated. We have about twice as many pictures of the 1900 era to go in the edition, and this influx of material has made it physically im possible to get the edition completed in February. ' Some of the. edition is already printed the cover is in two Colors, and page after page of old pictures are already off the press. . The remainder will be off within a short time. To the scores and scores of people who have loaned us pic tures of scenes and events, of years ago, we want to say many, many thanks. The pictures will be returned shortly. Smith Files For N. C. Senate Seat ill '-'iA, ; t f f " f ',,.'.. i . " . .r-hs.'..J:''ii'-ivxV-..:.(; Willis Smith (left), Raleigh attorney, pays his filing fee of $125 to Raymond C. Maxwell, secretary of the North Carolina board of, elections, thereby officially becoming a candidate for the Democratic nomination for" the U. S. Senate seat how held by Dr. Frank P. Graham. Smith filed in Maxwell's office in Raleigh. Mr. Smith is well known in Haywood, having friends and relatives here. Mrs. Smith is the former Miss Dollie Lee, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Lee. (AP- Photo). ,j Honored ,. r, s Funeral Services For Grover Clark Set For Tuesday. " Grover Clark, ' 66, prominent Waynesville rbsldent and retired farmer, died In the Haywood Coun ty Hospital Sunday afternoon fol lowing a lengthy illness. ' , . Connected with the. real estate business in Haywood county for many years, Clark was active in civic and political affairs. He was a native of this county and the son of the late Dallas and Rachel Fer guson Clark. He formerly owned the property on which the State Mountain Experiment .Station Is now located. i v Mrs. Clark, the former Miss Bon nie Morrow, died In 1949. Funeral services will be held in (See Clark Page 6) MISS JEAN ANN BRADLEY will serve as president of the Brenau College Student Govern ment Association for 1950-51, it was announced recently. Miss Bradley, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Bradley, is member of the junior class at Brenau. She has figured promin ently in extra-curricular activi ties, having served 2 years on the Orientation Committee, Welfare Committee, and on the business staff of the annual. Besides these honors, she was Freshman chair man, president of the Cushman Club, college dramatic organiza tion, treasurer of the junior class, and of Zcta Phi Eta. president of Phi Mu sorority, secretary of Student Government, Executive , Council .member, 'nd May Da? Attendant. . U- Stqte JayCee Head To Speak Here Tonight Micou Brown of Raleigh, presi dent of the North, Carolina Junior Chamber of Commerce, will ad dress the Waynesville Jaycees and their guests tonight. j The state president will be the featured speaker at a Ladies Night dinner meeting which will open at 7:30 p.m. at The Maples here. Lester Burgin, Jr., Waynesville Jaycee president, will be master ceremonies. ATTEND PRESS MEETING Among those attending the West ern North Carolina Press meeting Saturday night in Asheville, in cluded Mr. and Mrs. W. Curtis Russ, M. T. Bridges, and Marguer ite Russ. :: 44- -'' Plans were cbmpleted for" the members of the organization to visit - Washington in - March,- and through arrangements made by Representative Monroe M. Redden, visit President Truman. L. B. Simmonds, 52, To Be Buried Here On Wednesday Lacy Burton Simmonds, 52, died of a heart attack this morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs Walter R. Franklin, Jr., in Waynes ville. ... Originally from Richmond, Vir ginia, Mr. Simmonds had been liv ing here for the past ten years and had been employed as accountant and book keeper for the Pet Dairy Products Company. Funeral services will be held at the First Methodist Church, of which he was a member Wednes day afternoon, The Rev. J. E. Yountz, pastor, will officiate and Interment will be in Crawford Memorial Park. The hour had not been set. ' Pallbearers will be Charlie Woodard, Henry Tuttle, Henry Hale, Ernest Green, Johnny Ed wards, and Leo Martel. (See Simmonds Page 6) About 40 Assistants To Be Named In Near Future To Make ' Count In Haywood It has been announced by Harry Sample, District Supervisor for the 17th Decennial Census, that Mrs. J. Ray Byers of Canton and Charles B. McCrary of Fines Creek have been selected as crew leaders for Haywood county and they will have the supervision of the 40 enumera tors who will be selected for Hay wood County. Applications for em ployment as enumerators will be accepted by Mrs. Byers ajid Mr. McCrary or can be sent directly to the District Supervisor, Harry Sample, U. S. Census Bureau. City Hall, Asheville. Application forms may be obtained from the local office of the Employment Security Commission In Waynesville and Canton, or from Mrs. Byers and Mr. McCrary. v Applicants for enumerator Jobs must be citizens of the U. S., have, a high school education or furnish' evidence of comparable experience, be in good physical health and of excellent character, and between the ages of 21 and 65 although preference will be given to those 25 to 45 years. They must have sufficient financial resources to sustain themselves for a period of approixmately four weeks from the date of appointment until, their first salary check. Applicants with vet. eran's preference who meet these requirements will be given priority over non veteran applicants, Applicants for enumerator jobs in rural areas must have an auto mobile available in good operating condition. The method ot payment rwlH; provide for the cost of opexat?. ing cars on oniciai ousiness tor the Census, It is estimated by the government that persons em ployed as enumerators will earn about $8 to $9 per day. The enu merator's pay schedule is based on payment of piece prices, so much per name, per farm, or per build ing or dwelling unit enumerated in the Census. Most of the enume rators will be employed for a per iod of from two to four weeks, and the actual enumeration will begin April 1. ' . 1 Body Of David Noland To Arrive Wednesday 1 The body of David Noland, na- ' tlve of Haywood County, who died last Monday in Long View, Wash ington,' is expected to arrive in Waynesville Wednesday. It will re main at Crawford Funeral Home here until the hour of the funeral service, which has not been an- ' nounced. - Mr. Noland was the son of Mrs. Margaret Noland and the late W. T. Noland of Lake Junaluska. He had made his home in the State of ' Washington for the past 24 years. Plans Being Polished For Scott Visit Here Work continued last weekend on the final details of next Saturday's first Haywood County Community Development Program a w a r d s meeting. Governor Kerr Scott, State High way Commission Chairman Everett Jordan, and District Highway Com missioner Dale Thrash will appear on - the - program attending the presentation of the cash awards to the communities judged the first, second and third place winners of Seiner Finishing Modern Produce Processing Plant Charles D. Ketrier plans to com plete his concrete and steel pack ing and warehouse this week. The new unit,' with 12,700 square feet of floor space, is near his business, Farmers Exchange, on the Ashe ville road. The building will enable Mr. Ketner to expand the handling of fresh produce, and the 20 by 30 foot refrigerated room of the plant will provide for packing every day of the week, he said. . Mr. Ketner started handling green produce for southern mar kets 13 years ago, and has estab lished 'a market in some of the largest cities in the south. With the new plant, he expects to handle a larger quantity of produce than ever, making shipments every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The new warehouse has all mod ern facilities for washing, process ing and packing the produce direct for the market. The loading plat forms are level with truck beds, and the building is built in the shape of a "U" to afford quicker (See Ketner Page 6) the 1949 community improvement competition, ' The meeting is scheduled to open at 10:30 a.m. at the Haywood ' County Court House here, but Governor Scott and his party will be conducted on a tour of several communities before then. A delegation ol county represent atives will accompany the governor on the tour, whose itinerary has been so arranged as to present a cross-section of the county's activ See Governor Page 6) 1 Highway Record For : 1950 In Haywood (To Date) Killed.;.. 2 Injured . . . . 9 (This information com . piled from Records of State Highway Patrol). ,

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