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Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of H&ywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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63th YEAR NO. 35 12 PAGES Associated Press and United Press News . WAYNESVILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 1, 1950 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
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L of a side-road onto the
harelv missing an
j.nv. - . .
ng truck ana weiu iih
iin-s saueallng. bare
ih. npxt curve, passea
! near the top of hill.
ped It up on
Homo Agent And Newest Club Leador WeUco Shoe Corporation
Pushing 'Waynesville' In
Their National Advertising
Home Demonstration Clubs oft
Haywood County are joining wo-1
men from all over the United
States in observing National Home
Demonstration Week, May 1 to 6.
Among the special events plan
ned for the week are radio pro
grams to be presented Monday
through Friday over Radio Station
Window exhibits have been pre
pared in the business districts of
Hazel wood, ' Waynesville, Clyde,
The radio schedule with the
sponsoring clubs is as follows:
Monday, 11:30 a.m., Haywood
County Council; Tuesday. 11:30 a.
m., McKlmmon Club; Wednesday
11:30 a.m., Bethel Club; Thursday,
11:30 a.m., Allen's Creek Club;
Friday. 11:30 a.m, Crabtree Hyder
Mountain Club; and Friday, 7:15
p.m.. Saunook Club.
Window exhibits were arranged
by various groups as follows: at L
and B Hardware. Hazelwood, by
Saunook Club; at Slacks in Way?
nesville by the Waynesville Home-
makers; at the Toggery in Waynes
ville by the Francis Cove and Iron
Duff Clubs; at Belk'g in Waynes
ville by the Maggie and Dellwood
clubs: at Brown's in Clyde by the
Clyde Club; at Fincher's in Clyde
by the Clyde and South Clyde
clubs: at Buchanan's m Canton by
the West Canton club; at Smather's
market in Canton' by the Morning
Star club; and at' Sluder's in Can
ton by the Beaverdam Club.
mile from the spot
I Erst introduced himself
Sunday traffic, me spceu
ii whipped into a driveway
hit home, leaped out, ana
in sleos to the porcn
he settled lumseit com-
lo a big rocking cnair,
m. feet on the rail.
ence. and went to sleep.
L is officially here. , Yester-
ibout 2 p. m. at uarver s
tation on the Soco Gap
big black bear was drink-
of orange pop. Scat
M hiirf were about ten
ktvsoft drink bottles,
silver fox was resting m
ldw of his cage nearby,
surveying the 25 men
and children who were
jouiidhog woke up, saw the
ties at once, climbed out
!,' and stood on. the wire
his cage, on his hind legs,
paws limp, looking very
knowing It. . v.v r
i . .... . 1 .T-u - .
gum. tasted It, then tossed dinner. Thursday nlh Then the
and started eating a daffo- guestg proceeded to entertain their
. . '..'' , . hosts.
pacocK strutted siowiy Th v.itin- T ion8 nrnrftired
f cage, his shining green talented young violinist named
m majestically Demna Bobby Hall Brevard College
! i ; f . , boy; and State Representative
mi jusuay on nw siae, nnlnh vuhr hn hH them roll-
in the sun. His back was , t. 4i,t.iaio a thD npwennnor
io the crowd, i Li .t h
Voung Hall not only made nis
violin talk. He also made it squeal
like a pig, bark like a dog, cluck
like a mother hen, and cheep nice
a chick. That came in by way of il
lustrating his short story about a
visit to a farm
Hall Smith, secretary of the Bre
Dmi. vard Club introduced Doin enas oi
r ..CJ , naynesvuie, .. .m uW Mr view sUD-
asurer of the Western ?"KrZL; ih hi.
- m ured speaker at :tfl, nment o the Bre
vard club is pari of an exchange
1 1 mf iwt fVlP
win open at 7 d. m; P n nZX
tWckt5wTitC1Ub Waynesville. Sylva. and others in
L 'CK.Bradley 1" charge. ,hls M
- win discuss the devel- T," lttmMna i mectinst as
Brovard Club ,
And Vice Versa
. f The Waynesville Lions Club en-
i S X N '
- s. .
i.v' i ;
Miss Mary Cornwell, left, Haywood County's home demonstration
agent, has the Job of aiding with the work and promoting the organ
ization of the home demonstration clubs. At right is Mrs. W. C.
Murray of Center Pigeon, president pf the 24th club which was
organized for the county prograih only recently. These pictures and
others of the presidents of the individual clubs, shown on page
1 of the second section, are being published in connection with the
observance of Home Demonstration Club Week,'
paign of WeUco She Corporation riCOuS tbCuOOlmCn
is bringing m hunareds ot letters
to the factory here from people in
all parts of the country.
WeUco has an advertisement in
the May issue of The Ladles Home
Journal, and during the year their I
advertising messages also appear
in Saturday Evening Post, and Par
ents Magazine. The firm also ad
vertises extensively in trade Jour-
I nals. It is estimated the readership
of the publications totals 25 to 30
Helm Rollman. president, while
I discussing the campaign pointed
out that every advertisement car-!
ries at the bottom the firm name
and Waynesville, North Carolina.
'We have received hundreds oi
letters from the public telling us
that they never knew that this pro
duct was being made in Waynes
ville. N. C. They often say that tney
drove through Waynesville on a
tour through the Smokies and saw
the plant, etc, etc.
Work On Pigeon Gap
Road Summer Proj ect
At Precinct Meets
nhtrftft-Iron Duff Bovs Win Willis Smith To
Crabtree-lron Duff teams won.
first place In dairy judging and
third In livestock judging, and a
Bethel team won first in the live
Nantaliala Federauon juture rarm- r.., IT--'
ers of America contest at the Moun- V lSlI iiere
tain Test Farm Saturday.
The Crabtree dairy and the Beth-1 Miss Marjorle Beat, director oi
el livestock judging teams thus the North Carolina Library Com-
Miss Beal Makes
1 team won first in the live- , ff; l
judging, competition of the LuSl vJIUClUl
Willis Smith will address Hay
wood voters at the court house
here on Saturday at eleven o'clock,
it was announced today by Sheriff
R. V. Welch, and Arthur Osborne,
who are handling details for Mr.
This will be the first formal ad
dress of either of the three sena-
a,a inf th Hutrit rnmnot. mission. sDent the week end here torlal candidates in Haywood since
itlon which will be held at Hender- and visited Haywood County lid- the campaign got unaerway. , new year were elected at a recent
CLAUDE ROGERS, principal of
Central Elementary School of
Waynesville, is the new presi
dent of the Haywood County
Schoolmasters Club, He was
elected with other officers dur
ing a recent dinner meeting.
Claude Rogers, .principal at
Central Elementary School, is the
new president of the Haywood
County Schoolmaster s Club,
He and other officers for the
rary and members of the library I Smith and family were here sev
eral weeks ago, but he did not the cafeteria of the1 East Waynes
sonvllle next Saturday.
Pothu wnn hp hnnnpr for scor
Ind ft.A mnct nnltita In tha turn rnn. This is Miss Beal's last official make a public appearance
tests combined-a grand tally of visit to Waynesville since she Is Sheriff Welch and Mr Osborne
1 784 87 . leaving nortn uarouna on iune said xne speecn wouiu ue
vnrtiovn vvx rhnntprn in this to reside in Harve, Montana. I cast over WHCC.
She came to thU .utate as .dlrwul t
JueCrabtre dairy judging tm L93BnUi!?.feliU1lnMu! Number NameS
of Daa Davis, M. L. Beasley, and t , iikVio .Jh TV t tr .
Joe Caldwell rolled up a total of Margaret iin. -librarian ..and put On Voting
.uu .. m- has often visited in the county. She
-i n hiMf n aa rt an nnvn j i - i -
XZZyrZa Ubw in developing coun-
individual honors in the individual
dairy judging competition, com- mj T nrex RrifriA
piling a total 340.30 points of his IN 6 W Dnuye
Runnerup was young Caldwell, Rpady May 10th
who scored 304.40. Ewcll Ander
son of Hayesville was a close third
Ladies' Night dinner meeting In
Mr. Rogers ' succeeds Carl Rat
cllffe of .Waynesville Township
Paul Groganf Cruso was elect
vlce-pfwictent ntf Charlea Ros
of , Waynesville High, secretary'
treasurer, ' .'' . I.v. .'
Admiral W. N. Thomas of Lake
Junaluska was the featured speak
Attendance at the precinct meet,
Inm hrnlirhll IlflVWOOfl WBS UIV
usually good. Mrs. Fred f . Camp
bell, chairnin'n of the Haywood
Democratic Executive committee
reported this morning.
Meetings were held at the voting
Dlnrps of all 24 DiTcincts in the
county, and precinct officers elect
ed. including a 'chairman, and vice
chairman, together with delegates
to the county convention which will
convene at the court house here at
two o'clock Saturday.
Reports of the chairmen of all
precincts had hot been received
by noon today, however, here is a
Hazelwood C. N. Allen, chair
man; Mrs. William Chambers, vice
Waynesville. One David Under
wood, chairman, Mrs. R. V. Welch
Waynesville, Two Ben slotn,
chairman, Mrs. Hilda Way Gwyn
Waynesville. Three Vaughn
Ivy 11111 Sam Queen, Jr chair
Jonathan Creek Nathan Carver,
Lake Junaluska-r-Guy Fulbrlght,
Pigeon R. E. Seni.elle, chair
man. '. ':..';. -..
Clyde Jack West, chairman,
Mrs. C. E. Brown, Jr., vice, chairman.
. Cruso Bryan Ileathcrly, chair-
, A number of new names were
added to the poll books in almost
every precinct on Saturday, it was
learned from Crom E. Cole, chair
man of the board of elections this
M. Williamson, Ir.
Is Contest Winner
Malcolm Williamson, Jr., won the
Present indications are that work
on Highway No, 276 through Pigeon-
Gap will get underway this
summer, L. Dale Thrash, highway
commissioner of the tenth district
told The Mountaineer.
Engineers have made a survey
through .the Gap, and the apple,
orchards on this side, and Com
missioner Thrash believes now that
plans are being worked to the
point where work can get under
way this summer.
The stretch of road is rather
short, and it is not expected to
take long to complete.
At present the road through the
Gap is a narrow, winding road,
which is often called "the bottle
necK tor tratiic on no. zvh trora
Brevard arid Bethel In'.o Waynes
Engineers were here about two
weeks ago , and with a group of
civic leaders here went over the
plans on the ground. The civic
leaders were happy over the gen
eral plans, and said all indications
were that the road would b an,
"ideal" route through the Gap.
Headed By Pastor :
The Rev. Malcolm Williamson o
Waynesville, as president, heads
the newly organized Haywood
County Society for the Prevention
of Cruelty to Animals, which waa
formed as a chapter of the national
organization, April 27th, by a group
of thirty interested citizens who
met in the showroom of the Davis
Liner Motor Company with Clyde
Ray of Waynesville, serving as
chairman pro-torn. "
Other officers are John Howard,-
BeaVerd a.C"?to.- Vlceitf asident -
chalnnan; Mrs: Smiley Carver, vice
Beaverdam four M T. McKi.i
nlsh, chairman; Mrs. Wade Ray,
There will not be a designated
keynoter at the county convention,
Mrs. Campbell said. Delegates to
the state convention will be named,
and matters of business as arising
from the floor will be handled.
. .. VVJ UtTCl"
the tnnricf K..d- a-
f Md the other counties
jrtlCHTER IN EUROPE
guests were Maurice Brooks, presl
.font nf the Canton club; Mark Os
borne, president of the Brevard
Club; Grover Haynes, presiaeni oi
th rlvde club: Claude Campbell,
president of the Sylva Club; Mr.
"Some voters of South Ward in I extemporaneous speech contest
Wnvnpsvlllp. and Fines Creek do holH nf T.cnolr Uhvnp Tnlloce In
Present scneauies maicaw me ni)t vet understand that a new rB- Hlckorv last Fr dav
with 304.20. new 855-ioot pnage across tne oam istratlon ls required at both these He represented the Waynesville
in iho lhpdnrv lnHpinff Rpthpl'. at Lake Junaluska will be compiei- nlarp hornusp nf hp pstahlishmpnl I Hich School in this division of a
boys not only took the team title ea by way win, n was leamca v- 0f new precincts, Mr. Cole said, number of contests which were op
with a grand total of 1,010.57, but aay irom ur. r ran o. uuv. "Even If you have voted at these en to all Wgh schools in the area
caotured the chamDlonshlD and ine onuge wiu ue wuu precincts for years, it is necessary west of ciiariotte
runncruri oositlon in the Indlvldu- every detail, and is costing -about t register aaaln. since both ore- Malcolm was awarded a gold
al competition. $15,000. . , cincts have been divided," he said, medal and a scholarship certificate
RnhhvMoPwnn flrt nlnPP wih e Sieei-aspnan huuliuio v"m South Ward hsre. I now Ward In the amount Of S30.UU.
' -r , i 1.-J ki.Mi " . , ill
two, and the Aliens Creek precinct Danny Mcuiure, winner or una
is Ward three FIops Creek is year's D.A.R declamation contest,
known as ward one and two. entered the declamation event at
The reclstratlon hook will hp Lenoir Rhyne
open again this Saturday and next. Last week young wuuamson was
ludaed me nest speaxer m xioy
wood county in the Knights of
I Pythias contest
w l" lail week for ; rr , Mr parker. both of
- to Europe. He . " i.7hV and Louis Gates.
. i " - n. j
coprotarv nf the Canton Lions,
Wavnpsv lie LlOnS rresiuein
Dick Bradley wielded the gavel at
he has not EM- i the session. . . .
m o, . , r.,rin tha brief business ses
ln Northern .'-" n,ip official
ninn iui i . rw . aaxm w .
OlVllf . w
Mnnntalneer's reoort mai
w..,noeiiie Tnwnshio High School
en- In Corlnthia. A,,st '
L" 'i ms mother and sis-
Kit, 7, 11 ms wuTes
lthe first time. Mr. anH
nnprato ru. r -j
i M iSZ pn..rHnn nf North Carolina
.r. Z i.rum erguson of irL""! r; rhBrlntte opening
- "Mime Mr BnA V1
Jff !m 7 s mr- ana Mrs.lt .
5 R H'wood. Mr. U
t p ' "It'll take aDOUl w ki
.Buson a brother. " ? there." the
i - .r,i er Atvtm. there,
u,3 ------ ...... ,pn.
..I tham there." :
. a. Tc1p. a
Band Director vuu" -
K nf the Lions nere, m
-loon annreciation on be-
L.i himceif and his boys and
girls of the band tor me
the people of this community have
He declarea inw.uiF
it possible for them to go to the
jtBi. festival and Contest
I I oia-c ATi uo'v - - -
& 1 - r. ne one of the three hH3n
tot mur Ph - cI school bands in North carou..-
--JUrt V &til -a I
DR. FUNKE EXTENDS
Dr. I. B. Funke has extended an
luwsc F j t. J UJu
348.50 poinU. while his teammate, repmce me iwnu
NpoI Stainpv finlhpt HPPnnrt nnlv Wmcn was useu iui maiijr
93-hundredths of a point behind cluo --.
Tpfl Mrfliim nt ClvAa urna thlrl
best livestock judger with 336.50 Milk Producers To
Rounding out the winning Beth- Meet On FrJrlav
el livestock Judging team was ' "
Thomas Rhodarmer. rh. momWi nf the Havwood
lne craotree team which finished countv Milk Producers Assocla
third in the bid for livestock Judg- tion will hold a business meeting
Ing honrs was made up of Paul at a p.m. Friday in the Haywood
bmart, i naa Meaiora and Joe county Court House.
Ferguson. President James Kirkpatrick of
Triad, incidentally, missed tying rrahtree will be in charge.
tor third place in the individual
competition by less than half a
point. He complied a total 336.05 MASONS TO HOLD
points. STATED COMMUNICATION
lWftrnhv team of Elmer Tavlor. I
n r.pntrv anrf narland Kerjhart On Friday at 8 p.m.. Waynesville
nlapert second with 028.50 Dolnta In Lodge No. 259, Ancient Free and
livestock judging. - Accepted Masons, will hold their
Clyde's' dairy Judging team of Stated communication over me
Mann. Richard Hannah and Ted First National Bank.
McClure placed fourth with a total I A very Interesting program has
807-77 points. : rLLi been.. arranged by Program Com-
Bethel's Charles Malnous, Zene mlttee Brother unnora w. enne,
dT and Monday
Partly cloudy and
rdprf l iempera" Dr. I. B, Funke has extenaea an
it. . u "y the staff nfi i- i i:ja anA nthel
I est Farm, luvuauon w net iik -
I mi- tn nmi tn herljome for a view of
ix' Min. Rainfall. k jnm,Mj trees from her win-
la IS . t- mu
flow or irom ner dblh
whiph are In Drofusion in Dr.
Funke'a neighborhood, are now at
the height of their beauty.
(See FFA Boys Page 6)
A meeting of the Soco Road
Boosters Club, originally scheduled
for Thursday night, has been post
It will be held at a date which
will be announced later, officials
said this morning.
National Park Service Ranger here,
will be in charge of the program.
All visiting Masons are invited to
Sent To Philippines
Private First Class Benny B.
Bowen, son of Mrs. W. B. Helmlck,
of Route 3, Canton, recently was
assigned to duty with the 6206th
Air Police Squadron at historic
Clark Air Force Base, largest
American military installation in
the Far East, upon his arrival tn
A graduate of Mansfield High
School, Georgia,' Pf c. Boweh joined
the Army in October 1945. On July
22. 1949, he reentered the Air
Force and after attending the
Military Police School in Augusta
Georgia, departed for his present
Mrs. M. M, Noland left Satur
day by Plane for Alexandria, Vir
ginia where she will spend a week
as the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph
Looks Like A Fishing Week-End, As
Pisgah Streams To Offer
Excellent Trout Fishing
ATTEND DISTRICT V. D. C
My guess is that streams in
Pisgah National Forest will be op
ened to fishermen this week-end,"
so mused Charles W.t Coffin, wild-
Members of the Haywood Chap- Jf specialist of the Forest here
!e UnitedhDaaSnZfhehanS TSat, only recently stoct
SJ&WdiifeTS! with 0.000'rainbow Were
North Carolina Division, U. D. C. c osed because of the hazards of
held Friday in Asheville were Mrs. fue- e j . . e
W. A. Hyatt. Miss Nancy Hyatt, The rains of Saturday and Sun-
Mrs. F. G. Rippetoe. Mrs. J.VH. day pretty well , "wet down" the
Howell, Sr., Mrs. George Plott, and forest, and if more rain falls, there
Mrs, Sam Queen, president of the Is possibility that the streams
Waynesville chapter. will be opened.
Mr. Coffin said that fishing tn
Pisgah should be the best in many
seasons. "The mild winter, the
absence of flash floods, and the
re-stocking program all point to
good fishing in Pisgah streams.
The Pisgah streams were origi
nally scheduled to open on May
6-7, but state officials urged , that
they be opened April 1 5th along
with state streams. The dry forests
and danger of fires, has this far
prevented the opening of the nat
ional forest streams.
Legion To Name
Members of the Waynesville
American Legion Post will elect
their 1950 officers and discuss plans
for the Memorial Day observance
when they hold their regular
monthly business meeting here
Ernest Edwards, retiring com
mander of the organization, will
call the session to order at 7;30
d. m.. In the Legion Hall on the
second - floor - of the-old Citizens
Bank Building on Main Street.
"Wp urce all members to at
tend," Edwards said, "since this ls
going to be a very important meei.
Man Hurt When
Car Turns Over
Ray Cope narrowly escaped ser
ious injuries about ten o'clock
Sunday night, when his model A
Ford turned over at the corner
of the Main Street of Hazelwood
and the Balsam highway,.
Cope was given first aid at the
Haywood County Hospital. '
The car suffered considerable
Highway patrolmen and police
of Waynesville and Hazelwood in
vestigated the wreck.
Roy Campbell attended a dis
trict meeting of V. F. W, Posts held
in Hendersonville Sunday after
To Give Comedy
"Damsels in Distress," a three
act farce, will be presented by the
senior class of the Crabtree-lron
Duff High School Friday evening,
at 8:00 o'clock in the school audit
An unusual situation develops
when Jimmy Love, a glamor boy
whose clothes have been stolen,
climbs a fire escape and enters,
quite by accident, the apartment of
two of his girl friends.
One of the friends, Pamela Royle,
is a former fiancee of Jimmy Love,
and she trips every imaginable
scheme to get him out of the apart
ment before her current boy friend
comes for dinner. Every attempt
fails, and many hilarious scenes
ensue as , Jimmy tries time after
time to make a getaway!
The play promises to be one of
the best comedies ever to be pre
sented at the school. It can be en
joyed by the entire family.
Seniors taking part in the play
are: Dot Noland as Pamela Royle;
Eleanor Kinsland as Geraldine
Ware; Betty Jo Ferguson as Mrs;
Meeks; Hilda Best as Mrs. Guppy,
the girls', landlady;. Novella - Wood
as Natasha Fedcrovna, a Russian
girl; 'Billy Welch as Jimmy Love;
Don Crawford as Shelby Parsons;
Joan Medford as Aunt Eustacia
Carstairs; Pam's aunt; J. C. Hattey
as Braymer Bahcock, Gerry's un
cle; Bobby Stevenson as Ethelbert
Mecks; Jim Davis and Keller
Wells as Mike and Bill, delivery-
and Miss Pearl Lesley Johnson of
Lake Junaluska, secretary-treasurer.
Mrs. Douglas Grant. Waynesville,
was appointed director of publicity;
Charter memberships were re
ceived from: Mr. and Mrs. E, J.
Lllius, Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Lyda,
Miss Estelle Haydcn. C. W. Senne,
Dr. ahd Mrs. A. R. Riegg, Miss
Laura Reardon, Mrs. Margaret L.
Marshall, Clyde Ray, Mrs. M. W.
Bethel, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Boone,
Bill Edwards. Mrs. Norman Elliott,
Mrs. R. W. Palmer, Mr. and Mrs.
Elwood Eble, and Mr. and Mrs. R
W. Scholl. .
The purpose of the Haywood
County S. P. C. A. is to promote the
welfare of all animals in Haywood ;
county as well as the public safety
as it relates to animals. These ob
jectives will be pursued in co
operation with all pertinent town
and county authorities.
A general meeting of the orga
nization will be held May 8, 1950,
7;30 p. m., at the Davis-Liner Motor
Company to which the public is
cordially and urgently invited.
Officers Fail To
Find Still, But 1
Get 16 Jars Liquor
Three officers went back to
Hemphill Sunday afternoon in
search for another .stilL They
came back with the "fruits" of a
still, but no still.
The officers found 16 half-gallon
jars of liquor near the site where
they found a still and some liquor
several weeks ago. But this time
While disappointed at not locat
ing the still, the officers were
1 1 i It II A i -nr-l urA
got their profit." . . .
Those making the raid were
Deputies John Kerley, Horace
Mehaffey and A- T. U- Agent Roy
Summer Home At
Lake Is Entered ,
Officers are. following up on
fingerprints made at the home of
Mrs. E. Walker, at Lake Juna
luska, which was entered Thurs
day night, and three valuable arti
cles removed. ' ,
Missing are a table model radio,
a new record-player and a new
portable typewritter, with a special
keyboard. A lock on a trunk was
broken to get to the typewriter,
Deputy Max Cochran said. Noth
ing else was reported missing.
Injured .... 12
. (This Information com
piled from Records of
State Highway Patroh