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Published Twice-A Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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WAYNESVILLE, N. C MONDAY AFTERNOON, SE1T. U, 1950 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countiet
l Mmra.inp advertising
Wearing at newssiana
I ho todav bears the
ih of a GI advancing with
latic rifle. '
i ho soldier are the words
lews from Korea and what
linvmi read TIME."
Ildier in the photograph is
Wright of Waynesviue.
s been missing in action
is the one which ap-
n TIME'S sister publica-
fk this summer. In a photo
Blowing a U. S. combat pa-
hncing along a road at tne
Jhoto carried no name, but
mother, Mrs. augenia
identified the soldier as
Li. Blalock Survives
B-29 Plane Crash In China
These Participated In Dedication Of Camp Schaub
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LT. "BUD" BLALOCK, well
known local aviator, was one of
the three survivors when their
B-29 crashed into the China Sea
Saturday. He is in a hospital on
lacitv filled audience heard
sineina croups at the 'Court
last night for the regular
of the Haywod County
Ins oarticiDatina ' In last
program were: The Hull
if Morganton; Piney Grove
:. of Delrio. Tennessee;
Mountain Pals, of Jackson
; Davis Trio, of Gastonia;
Quartet, of Robbinsvllle
.Friendly Five. Webb Family
It, Country Church Quartet,
Wilde Trio, and Aliens
Junior Trio, all of Haywood
re in a small frame Pigeon
(home last night was extin
(i before it did more than
Chief Clem Fitzgerald said
'at from an oil lamp set a
on fire. The flames ate a
f rough the roof of the house,
at was the extent of the
rig Good Price
Istern North Carolina cattle-
r-principally from Haywood
iy sold 47 head of animals
total nf Mfl 0.15 at lact wppk s
Livestock Show and Sale at I
J- L. Reeves of Canton sold
' the animals for an average
the total. 41 were milled cat-
,brinBin0 an avmn SR72.50
.and six wpre homed which
ffw an average $538,33. "
An auto stolen in Hazelwood last
week was found abandoned yester
day in Roxboro.
The sheriff's office here said it
had received a radio report to that
effect yesterday from the person
county sheriff's department.
The auto, owned by Mrs. J.
Hyatt of Main Street, Hazelwood,
was "In running condition when it
was found at about noon Sunday,
the Haywood sheriff's department
quoted the report as saying.
The 1946 Chevrolet coach was
taken from Its garage some time
The car had been locked and the
icnition kev removed before it had
been put up for the night,, officers
One officer said the thief started
it without the ignition key, by
CHAPEL HILL EDITOR HERE
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Graves, the
former editor of The Chapel Hill
Weekly, were visitors here on Sat
urday. They are spending a few
days in the mountains visiting vari
ous points of scenic inieresi.
Lt.Tom "Bud" Blalock, one of
three survivors of a B-29 plane
crash Friday In the North China
Sea, was reported at two o'clock
this morning as being in "good
condition" in a hospital on Okinawa.
Lt. Blalock was one of the
twelve men aboard when the plane
crashed. Nine arc reported as
An Armv Air chaolain notified
the wife of the well known local
aviator at their home in Tampa
at two o'clock this morning.
Mrs. V rank Morrison, roomer
of "Bud" is en route home from
Tampa, and is expected to arrive
about 6:30 today. She has not
been told the news. She left Tam
pa yesterday, where she had gone
to be with her daughter-in-law and
two grandchildren, who have been
Efforts to get a call through to
the hospital at Okinawa had not
been completed at noon today.
Lt. Blalock re-eniisiea in me
Air Corps after serving in the last
war. and was stationed at McDill
Field. Tamoa. until being trans
ferred to the Korean theatre.
He was well known in sports
circles, being a former star pitcher
of the Hazelwood Industrial base
ball team, and a star athlete in
high school here. His wife is Hie
former Miss Helen Trout.
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This is part of the group atlendinglheTunclieon on Saturday, prior lo the dedication program ofthe 4-H Camo at the Mountain
Experiment Station. Seated, left to right; Miss Mary Cornwall, Haywood Home Demonstration agent; Brandon Hodges, state treasurer;
Miss Ruth Current, state Homo Demonstration agent; Commissioner of Agriculture I.. Y. Ballentine; Jonathan Woody, Wuynesville.
Standing left to right- Wavnc Corpening, county agent; Dr. I. (. Schaub. retiring director of State Extension work, and for whom the
camp lias been najiu'd; W. J. Damloft, secretary of Champion Paper and Fibre Company; Dr. M. L. Wilson, national director of extension
service' Dean J. H. Hilton, of State College, and Howard Clapp, director of Mountain Experiment Station. (Staff Photu).
Two long-term" Negroconvlcts
who broke out of the Haywood
County Prison Camp a week ago
today were still free.
Officers reported the search con
tinued but the fugitives had not
been recaptured by this morning.
An nutn stolen In Hazelwood
early Thursday morning during the
search for the prisoners, was found
nhandnnert in Roxboro yesterday.
But police said they could noi
definitely connect the prisoners
with the theft of the car.
The convicts, who escaped with
two others early Monday morning,
are Clarence Jeeter, sentenced
from Wake, and Aubrey Johnson,
of Hurdle Mill, Route 2, near Rox
boro, serving 30 years for second
The two other prisoners were
recaptured late Monday night a
short distance from the camp.
300 Attend I
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More than 300 attended the
corner stone Services of the Bethel
Baptist church Sunday afternoon,
which featured the placing of
church records and historical data
in a permanent box in the Corner
stone of the new $40,000 building.
Rev. C. F. Owen was the princi
pal speaker, and stressed the sig
nificance Ol a cornerstone ui a
rhnrcn and us rciauuiismu iu
strength of the building, just as
thn phnrrh is strencth to a com
R. E. Sentelle, chairman of the
building committee, acted as gener
al chairman, with T. H. Wells,
chairman of the board of deacons
presiding during the service.
Representatives of the various
units of the church placed the rolls
and documents in the cornerstone
1,500 Attend Dedication
Program Of Camp Schaub
The state has spent $3H7.64.1.R1
In road bond money in Haywood
County through July 31.
Thlg was reported last week
end to the Haywood board of
county commissioners by High
way Division Engineer W. M.
Owner Checks Battered Safe Ripped Open By Two Men
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Lions Club Broom
To Later Date
The Waynesville Lions Club's
broom sale for the benefit of the
blind has been postponed:
Chairman Joe Cline of the
club's boys and girls committee, to
day reported he had been inform
ed by the source of supply I Guil
ford Industries For The Blind)
that ihe brooms won t be available
The sale originally had been set
for September 12 and 13.
Mr. Cline emoted the organiza
tion as saying the vacation period
and a breakdown at the plant made
impossible for the brooms to be
supplied iri the uuantily desired at
He said a new dale for the sale
would be announced later.
The modern $65,000 4-H Club
Camo here was formally dedicated
to Dr. I, O, Schaub, retiring head
of the State Extension Service, In
impressive ceremonies Saturday
afternoon. Approximately 1,500
persons attended, with the Stale
and twenty western counties Well
represented, by officials, and civic
The program got underway at
tell o'clock, followed by a picnic
lunch on the ground with hundreds
of 4-H girls and boys from the dis
At one o'clock the program be
gan in the dining hall of the camp,
with an overflow crowd listening
over the public address system In
the downstair rooms. The large
audience faced a decorated fire
place, and on the mantel was a
(See Camp Schaub Page 8)
Aliens Creek CDF
The Aliens Creek Community
Development Program's regular
meeting will be. held at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday at the Aliens Creek
The Kev. C. A. Allen, commun
ity chairman, will be in charge.
' " . . f 4h- K.Hor.H rfnnr of th safe In his store at Lake Junaluska.
Walter D. Ketner is shown m off ,he quarter ,nch steel
Early J" combination and gained entrance to the insideVThey
ptate to th fe dr Kattered over the officer, are still Investigating, fol-
;b IrTclnT -fe W8S more than the cash stolen. .Staff Photo,.
Gun And Rod
Club To Meet .
The Waynesville Gun and Rod
Club will hold an Important meet
ing Wednesday at the Haywood
County Court House, President
Tom Campbell announced today.
The session will open at 7:30
p. in '
Members who cannot attend are
urged to send their license num
ber to the meeting.
All are urged to attend.
Waynesville police made 15 ar
rests as last week-end came and
One was taken for drunken driv
ing, one for forgery, two for tres
pass, and the rest for public drunkenness.
Haywood County'g, rural and
civic leaders- and private- citizens
will meet here September 18 to
study projects and activities under
way lor the benefit of the County's
Miss Jimmie Wells of Canton,
county chairman for the study, an
nounced the meeting today.
It will be held In the Haywood
County Court House.
This will he one of a number of
meetings being held throughout
the county as a preliminary to the
Mid-Century White House Loruer
ence on Children and Youth.
The North Carolina Conference
for Social Service, first designated
by Governor Cherry In 1948, nam
ed Miss Wells to bead the White
House Conference Progress Report
meeting in this county.
Governor Scott later renamed
the state group to coordinate North
Carolina's part in the nationwide
The White House Conference,
scheduled for Dee. 3 In Washing
ton, was called by President Truman.
It wiill be I he fifth such confer
ence held every ten years at the
request of American presidents.
The first was called in 1909 by
President Teddy Roosevelt.
It Is planned as the culmination
of the two years of work that have
gone into the development since
the call for the Mid-Century Con
ference was issued in !M!i.
County officials, heads of civic,
church, and professional organiza
tions, and the rural Community
Development Program and farm
ers' groups, along with private cit
izens have been invited to attend
Saunook Is Given
Precinct, Being Cut
Off From South ward;
County Now Has
The Haywood County Board of
Elections last Saturday established
four new precincts.
The action gave the county a
total of 28 such political subdivi
sions. The unwieldy Waynesville North
Ward underwent the major surf-,
The officials made three pre
cincts out of this single unit.
They made the other hew sec
tions by forming a separate pre
cinct of Saunook and splitting the,
Pigeon precinct Into two.
The new Saunook precinct was
part of the Aliens Creek section
which, in turn, had been made into
a precinct this winter.
The new precincts formed from
the old North Ward were desig
nated as East Waynesville, West
Waynesville, and Center Waynes
The two Pigeon precincts will be
known as Pineon and Center Pi
The new area split off from Al
iens Creek has been designated as
Saunook; .. !v
The division of the old North
Ward, the largest precinct in the
county, was forecast by members
of thu board following the state
primary elections last May.
The Primary underscored the
problem: elections workers labored
42 hours, counting and tabulating
ballots cast by the record turnout
Lines of voters moved in a solid
mass from the time the polls
opened at about 6:30 a.m. until
they closed 12 hours later.
The elections board designated
the following as polling places In
the new precincts:
West Waynesville Pressley's
Center Waynesville Haywood
County Court House;
East Waynesville East Waynes
ville School; '
Center Pigeon B 1 a y I o c k ' a
Saunook Saunook School.
The specific boundaries for each
of these precincts are described in
detail in the legal advertisements
which are running in the three is
sues of The Mountaineer, start with
Missing In Action
Field Day Program Is
Completed For Saturday
Havwood County's farmers.
homemakers, and farm leaders to
day continued preparations for
next Saturday's Third annual Hay
wood County Farm and Home Field
County Agent Wayne Corpening
and Home Demonstration Agent
Mary Cornwell explained today
that the day-long event, set for
Frank M. Davis s Iron Duff farm,
won't merely be a matter of
. Specialists will show how meth
ods are done, but the audience will
learn them by taking part in the
work itself, they said.
Mr. Corpening today announced
the membership of soecial com
mittees which will be in charge of
the various phases of the field day
The event will open at 9 A. M..
and lunch will be available on the
The special committees include: !
Home planning Mrs. u. iteeves
Noland, chairman; Mark Galloway,
Ed Justice, Mrs. Henry Francis,
Mrs. W. D. Ketner, and Mrs. Jim
Wiring and fitting demonstration
committee John H. Peck of the
Haywood Electric Membership
Corporation; G. Burrell Smith of
Ashevllle, Lester Stockton, : Mrs.
T. C. Davis, and Mrs. J. R. Cald-
(See Field Day Page 8)
The September issue of "Road
I ways," monthly magazine of the
(State Highway and Public Works
Commission, passes bouquets to
Haywoo'd County's Community De
A two-page spread, illustrated
by photos, gives facts and figures
telling of the results and the
methods ot operation.
"oadways" is distributed to all
State Highway Commission em
ployees. The feature is tied in with the
State Highway Commission's July
meeting, which was held in
PFC. El'ZELI. CAGLE. 20-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs, Fred
Cagle of Plott Creek, has been
reported as missing in action in
Combat in Korea since July 31.
He was serving as a medic, with
a 24th Infantry Division rifle
Injured .... 26
(This information com
piled from Records of
State Highway Patrol)