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;ed After 49 Years
! few days Oliver Shel-
postal employee, hopes
brother, Leonard, whom
seen for 49 years.
jton. together with Mr.
f Ved Carver left this
j, for Ferndale, Washing-
Ln together for the last
.mi ind we figured It was
r,isH,",.Mr. Shelton Mid.
Shelton was an expert
taller when he went to
.ton state. Now he. owns a
,iry and farm.
Published Twice-A-Week In The Cyounty Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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65th YEAR NO. 49 12 PAGES Associated Press and United Press News WAYNES VILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 19, 1930 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties -
Some Charming Haywood Belles Demonstrate Goodness Of Dairy Products
In The Shade
humber of Commerce, and
;mi Olllce are uuus
newest attack is a beaming
i rrppn metal awning, of
Jernistic design, which adds
h, the appearance of the
1 md comfort of the office
aside. . .
Lid never do to reveal the
but this took place right
Sjs week. A neighbor invited
I child next door over for
jic supper. The little ne,
fover the invitation, which
Ltc in the afternoon, accept
C thanks and the added ex-
be right over, just as soon
iish my supper.
i What He Said
! in Johnston County, The
ield Herald reports that a
lit for a county office ap
ti i highway patrolman be-
t primary and asked point-
Are you going to vote iot
... '. ' i .X
loot know," replied the
an, "I'll have to vote the
(sergeant told me to."
candidate's eyes grew large
questioned further In a
1 voice, "How did, the ser
ell you to vote?":
patrolman looked around
see if anyone was listening
n leaned toward the candi
es and said quietly: ' '
loll me to vote for any one
rjl services for Mrs. Eliza
Mi! Plott, 50, who died
lay at her home In Chats
Ga., were held Sunday af
i in the First Presbyterian
i here. The Rev. Malcolm
"son, pastor, officiated.
pallbearers were Robert
Fred Plott, Robert Coin, Sr.,
Sr., A. C. Jones, and
wry pallbearers were Dr.
Stringfield,- Jim Stringfleld,
organ, George Wary, Sam
Wi Roy Francis," J, H. How
W. f. Swift, Grover'Da-
Henry Davis. :
nnent will be in Green
etery upon the arrival of
Uwence A. Plott, from An
tt, a native of Haywood
as the daughter of the
A. and Laura Clark Grahl.
,efl nere until 1933 and was
W years employed by the
. Morgan and Ward She
Member of the Waynesville
fian Church. .
J are the husband, Sam
2 T dau8hter, Miss Betty
Chatsworth; four sons,
pK Jr.. of the U. S.
h,?T' Lawrence A. Plott
-Turkey; Joseph M. Plott
"ateo, Calif., and Thomas
g0la lniana; and
J,ers- d Grahl of
Jpjjnta are under the dl
Garrett Funeral Home.
I'll' t.lv M'j i'
This was the lead float in the bairy Parade here Saturday, in which 83 dairies, and 96 vehicle's participated, with the High School band
leading. The event was in recognition of Haywood's Million Dollar Dairy business, and some 6,000 people witnessed the parade down
Main Street. Shown here, left to right, are: standing, Maxine Med ford; seatel, Patsy McCracken, Edith Haney, Doris Rollins, Peggy
Peek, Arley Jo Jones, Miss Jean1 Childers, Ernestine Osborne, Dorothy Muse, Maxine Cochran, Doris Musei Ann CatheyJ and Frances
Davis. (Staff Photo). ;
Week Program Outlined
For Annual Observance
f Fourih Of July Jere
Is Being Shown In
'i. :f ;.;.; :. ' ?.
Renewed interest has been vrei
ported in the proposed modern ho
tel project for Waynesville, it was
stated today. V
.''Substantial progress has been
made by the local committee," J.
Wilford Ray, chairman said.
- Plans ate being made to con
clude the campaign by June 30th,
a spokesman, said. Local citizens
are being asked to loan $100,000
pn the. project, ,
Men To Meet
At Hazelwood :
The Men of .the Church of the
Hazelwood Presbyterian Church
will hold their monthly supper
meeting in the church dining room
Thursday at 7 p. m.
W. B. Winchester, program chair
man for the evening has announced
the guest speaker of the evening
to be the Rev. J. C. Lime, pastor
of the Canton Presbyterian Church.
Rufus Summerrow, president of
the group will preside.
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Smith are
here from perkinston Junior Col
lege in Perkinston, Mississippi to
spend the summer and hove open
ed their home on Haywood Street.
Plans are being made for rec
ord crowds at the annual county
wide Fourth of July celebration,
sponsored by the Hazelwood Boost
ers Club. The week-long celebra
tion will formally get underway
on Sunday. .evening. July,, second.,
with the annual Union 'church
services in the High School Sta
dium.'.' ; ';'."''
Whitener H. Prevost, general
chairman, announced this morning
that numerous committees cover
ing all phases of the observance
had just about completed their
task of coordinating one of the
best programs ever assembled.
In addition to the usual events,
there will be $780, or more in
merchandise prizes given during
the week. This is a new feature
of the celebration.
The Community Development or
ganizations of the county are co
operating and will stage athletic
events, as well as a musical pro
gram of interest.
Mr. Prevost ' said" that early on
Monday, July 3rd, 1 the Williams
Amusement Company rides would
be assembled on the High School
playground, and would be in oper
ation that afternoon and for the re
mainder of the week.
Starting at 9:30 on Tuesday, July
4th, a long, and colorful parade,
featuring the high school Band,
a beneficiary of the proceeds of
the celebration, Boy Scout, Girl
Scouts, the National Guard, a
group of youngsters with pets, and
others, will participate in a parade,
which will terminate at the high
A series of Field Day athletic
See Fourth of July Page 4)
Graves Of Many Haiy wood
Confederate Soldiers Found
In Heart Of Chicago
June 19 ParMv
- m ntiuued warm Tues-
by th staff of
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JOHN SMITH, Hazelwood bank
er,i has a hobby of research for
historical data of the War Be
tween the States. He has just
found some interesting local ma
terial. - .
".Diligent research for four years
finally paid off for John Smith,
Mr. Smith's literary hobby is
history, and for some years he has
been interested in Wsj, family his
tory, and trying to get accurate de
tails about his grandfather, who
i died while a Confederate prisoner,
Mr. Smith knew his grandfather
J died while in Douglas Prison, but
there the details stopped.
Several weeks ago Mr. Smith,
while visiting' in Chicago, renewed
his search, and there found what
he had been looking for all these
On the side of the impressive
monument in the heart of Oak
Wood Cemetery, between 67 and
71st streets, East, was a bronze
placque bearing the names of the
6,000 Confederate prisoners who
were buried In the cemetery. In
the list was the name of his grand
A casual check of the list showed
numerous Haywood .and Jackson
county names, and the records at
(See Graves Page 6)
NED J. TUCKER, personnel di
rector of Dayton Rubber Com
pany, was ' elected chairman of
the W.N.C. Safety Council, suc
ceeding Tom Mason, of Ashe
vllle. R. L. Hendricks, also of
The Dayton Rubber Company,
is secretary of the district organization.
. Mr. Tucker joined Dayton Rub
ber in October, 1943. .. v ;
President Of Dayton Rubber Company Says "Textile Future" Never Brighter
Business; EIou Gearinn flo E-IggI G:gvj2!v
A. L. FREEDLANDER. president
of The Dayton Rubber Company.
Of 6,000 Witness
Long Dairy Parade
Perhaps the longest parade ever
to roll down Main Street did so
Saturday .when 96 vehicles, rep
resenting 83 Haywood dairies, stag
ed a parade, led by the High School
band.- '- 'ri'';'
It is estimated that some 6,000
persons saw trfe parade, which
featured all phases of dairying in
Haywood."';"". ' -y. -
Dairying is now recognized as a
million dollar industry in Hay
wood, y ;.' . ''.V;t'; :.. '
AU morning hundreds of people
visited i the First , Nationals Bank
and saw the "dairy queen," a prize
cow. There scores of gallons of Ice
cream was consumed by those visit
ing the bank. The dairies gave the
After the parade, dozens of
young girls passed up and down the
streets passing out coupons good
for five cents on the purchase of
milk at any retail establishment.
To Raise $4000
For Their Hospital
The Haywood Baptist Association
adopted a resolution on Sunday
afternoon, which set up a goat of
$4,000 for this Association's part
of the $700,000 campaign for ex
panding the Baptist Hospital at
Winston-Salem. . '
The 43 churches of tho assdcla
tion are being asked to ma f 3 the
initial offering prior to July 16th,
and another in September.
The $700,000 Is being sought for
expanding the facilities of the hos
pital, after the convention turned
down the offer of the same amount
from the federal, government.'
End Successful ;
Vacation School 4
V ON COMMITTEE ' ,
J. R. Morgan has" beeft named
on a special 21-member committee
by the N. C. Baptist Convention
to work out recommended policy
resolution to present to the group
in November. The , policy - is to
cover such .actions as. attitude to
wards available federal funds for
schools and hospitals.;
Little Interest Being
Shown In Second Primary
With the second primary less
than a week away, interest in the;
campaign, as far as Haywood is
concerned, , seems to be at a Jow
Very little 1 comment . is '-heard
about the approaching ...election,
and little or no display of. enthtts
ism can be seen in evidence about
One political observer had this
explanation: "Here in Haywood,
we got all enthused and worked
so hard in the May 27th election,
that it is hard to muster up any
new enthusiasm this time." ' -
The second primary will be held
Saturday, June 24th, with only two
candidates on the ticket here in
Haywood Senator Frank P. Gra
ham, and Willis Smith, both seek
ing the Democratic nomination for
U. S. Senate. ; ,
Dr. E. W. Gudger's Research Reveals That
EHayivood's Elevation Is
ligtest E EasferFE'S:
' Haywood qOunty has an average
elevation of 4,787 feet, according
to facts just compiled by Dr. E. W.
Gudger, former citizen here,' and
for many years with the American
Museum v of Natural History of
New York City.
Dr. Gudger's painstaking work
that of a scientist found that the
highest elevation in the county is
6,621 feet, and the lowest 1,396
feet. After computing all the fig
ures, and concludes that Haywood
has the highest average elevation
of any county east of the Mississip
pi river. , ' 1
His paper, in full, is as follows:
THE BACKGROUND PICTURE '
The Appalachian Mountains or
Highlands ' He just west of the
Piedmont in the Eastern : United
States, and extend from northeast
in New Hampshire southwest - to
northern Georgia. They are high
(See Altitude Pg. 1, Sec. 2.
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Commencement exercises were
held Friday , night for the Dell
wood Baptist; Church Daily Vaca
tion School,' which had an enroll
ment of 66, with an average attend
ance of 60 for the 10-day session
Open house was held in connec
tion with the commencement exer
cises. ; ; :' ' ;
Mrs. Lee Evans .was general
superlntendeht, with Mrs. Ben
Fixate, in charge of the senior
Intermediates, and Mrs. . Vernon
Wells the junior intermediates.
Mrs. Frances McGaha, the be
ginners, with Miss Jo Ann Russell,
assistant, Mrs. Edith Grant, Mrs
Clay Grant, Mrs. Hugh Allison
Mrs. Andy Owen, and secretary,
Miss Sarah Sheehan.
' The young men's class gave
wiener roast on Friday evening just
before the commencement. The
young ladies' class furnished the
marshmallows and the young moth
ers' class furnished refreshments
six times during the school.
; Deral Matney operated the bus
for the students during the 10-day ioom bumper8
ChOOl. v.. ''.'.'..:. .
Asserting that the future of tlie
textile industry in the southeastern
part of the United States was
"never brighter and" certain to ex
pand tremendously in the next dec
ade because of the combination
of enthusiastic workers, alert com
munities, vast resources and in
creased demand," A. L. Freedland
er. President of the Dayton Rub
ber Company, today announced an
expanded sales and service plan
designed to aid in the improvement
of textile operations.
Mr. Freedlander said that J. O.
Cole had been appointed Vice
President and Regional (Manager
for Dayton Rubber to head up the
new program and to also direct
southeastern area sales and servic
ing of industrial automotive roller,
railway, and latex foam products
made by Dayton. A graduate tex
tile engineer from Georgia Tech,
born in Hiram, Georgia, Mr. Cole
has been with the Dayton Company
since 1938. Since 1942 he has serv
ed as Manager of the company's
Mr. Cole will make his headquar
ters at the company's plant in
Waynesville, and the sales offices
at Greenville, South Carolina.
ur modetn plant at Waynes
ville,' Mr. Freedlander said, has
amplified its technical staff so as
to provide for the even greater
improvement in the quality of pro
ducts through research required by
textile mills in the southeastern
area. Our specialty is the produc
tion of rubber and synthetic rub
ber products essential for today's
fast looms, for spinning frames in
the production of many grades and
sizes of yarn and for carding ma
chines, drawing frames, roving
frames and other equipment.
"The growth of plants in the
southeastern area for an ever wid
ening output of products means
that each problem is a special one
requiring its own blend -ot rubber
to give tt ine cnaractensucs de
sired,; Dozens of ingredients are
often needed.' Blending these to
gether in the proper proportion to
produce a product of technical ex
cellence requires widest expert,
ence, knowledge of many differ
ent chemicals, rubbers and bond
ing agents and constantly new,
Mr. Cole who grew up in the
textile industry as an engineer and
is generally regarded as one of
the top experts In this field, will
travel throughout the southeastern
and other areas and direct opera'
itons of a large sales force. Day
ton Rubber Company's products in
the textile field, include the fol
lowing: Roll covering, woolen and
worsted cots, cot grinders, long
draft aprons, rub aprons, conden
ser tape, slasher rolls, cone base
pads, winder tires and friction
discs, products for weave rooms,
loop pickers, drop box pickers,)
de luxe lug straps, sweet sticks,
hold up straps, reversible picker
bumpers, spindle rods, frogs and
J. O. COLE, vice-president and 4
regional manager of firm. . ?
Named For :
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Music Event :
Tthe county agent's office today
announced the names of the com-"
munity song leaders for the Com-w
munity Development Music Festl-
val scheduled for the Waynesville.
High School Stadium. - - r
The event wil open at 7:30 P. M
5 Charles Isley , director of the
high school band, will lead a coun
ty-wide - choral concert of up toj
700 .voices in one of the outstahdr
ing features of the festival. ,
. The following have been named
song leaders for their respective
communities: . . , " . . .
Paui TFrankltrt; Fjancis" CoVe: ;
Mrs.- Claudia' Lcatherwoody-Jone-than
Creek; Pearly Phillips, Rat
cliffe Cove; Hack Clark, Thickety;
Yoder Clark. Hominy;
Noel Fisher, Morning Star; Mrs,
Edgar Burnette, Cecil; Mrs. Will
Kuykendall, East Pigeon; Jeter
Martin, Center Pigeon; the Rev.
Clyde Colins, West Pigeon; Robert
Fisher, White Oak;
Bill West, Beaverdam; R, C.
Evans, South Clyde; Mrs. Jack
Rogers, Stamey Cove; Mrs. H. p.
Franklin, Cove Creek; Mrs. Hurst
Burgln, Lake Junaluska; Mrs. C,
O. Newell, Upper Crabtree, LSwer
Crabtree, and Iron Duff; ?
Crawford Sanford, North Cbde;
Lester Stockton, Cruso; Mrs. Mark .
Ferguson, Fines Creek; . JuniU
Hill, Saunook; Mrs. Blanche Frank
lin, Allen's Creek; and the Rev.
Paul Taylor, Dellwood.
Waynesvnie'g "crime wave'? over
the week-end amounted to barely
a ripple. , ;
The town's policemen found only
eight citizens that needed arrest
ing, between Friday night and Sun
day night six less than the num
ber arrested the preceding week
end. . : v.V ..
One of the arrestees was jailed
on a drunk driving charge. All
the others were taken in for pub
lic drunkenness. :'
Hay wood Farmers
Ask For 2 Sets .
Of Burley Buyers
Members of the Haywood Farm
Bureau here Saturday passed a
resolution asking that all tobacco
companies furnish two sets of
buyers at-the Asheville Tobacco
O. L. Yates, president,' was in
charge of the meeting and George
Farthing, state representative of
the Bureau, discussed the need
for two sets of buyers ? on the
Asheville market. After, his talkf
the resolution. was presented and
White Qak Presbyterian
Church Building Donated
As A Community Center
DRE. W. GUDGER
The White Oak Presbyterian
church is scheduled to be convert
ed into a Community center on
Thursday of this week.
The church building is being
deeded by the Presbyterians to the
White Oak Community Develop
ment Association, and will remain
in their name as long as it is used
as a community center. .
George C Boring, general chair
man, said this morning .that be
tween $800 and $1,000 would be
spent on renovating the building
including a new roof. -
Some fifteen men are to start
work Thursday, and the women of
the community are to serve dinner
on the grounds for the men.
The steeple will be taken off the
church, and the bell returned to
Mr. Boring said that there was
approximately $800 .in cash in the
treasury, .The group made $401 on
a box supper; $200 as third prize
in the , Community . Development
contest, and $200 from other
sources, such as dues, and incident
al benefits. ..
The community averages 55 per
sons per. meeting, and leaders be
lieve; attendance will be greatly in
creased when the new community
center U completed.
Specialists To Give,
John Harris, N. C. State College
Extension landscape specialist, wul
give a series of demonstrations
this week in Haywood County. '
His schedule is as follows: - .
' Friday, 1:30 p.m. Home of Mr.
and Mrs., Ed Mehaffey,' Hensoo
Cove (Pigeon Township); 4 p.m.
Home of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Leath
erwood, Jonathan Creek.. 1
County Agent Wayne Corpening
said in his announcement today
that everyone is invited to attend.
Commerce Board To
Meet At 7:30 Tonight
The Board of Directors of the
Chamber of Commerce will meet
tonight at 7:30 f or r the regular
monthly meeting, it was announced
by Mrs. Gordon Schenck, secre
tary. 1 .
A number of summer program
projects will come before the at
tention of the board.
Injured .... 18
Killed . . . . 3
(This Information com
piled ;from Records of .
State Highway Patrol)