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Published Twice-A Week In The County Scat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Tark
N0. 7G 16 PAGES Associated Press
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, SEIT. 21, 193(1
$3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countid
tian wno aeiesis seeing
jvs smoke approached one
day and remarked: "Lit
don't you know you'll
i president if you smoke?"
He fellow thought for a
and then with a boyish
lis faee replied: "That's all
I'm a Republican any-
Credit Controls Have
Mot Hurt Business Here
Dinner Is Served At Annual Field Day Event
To Preach At
'lace To Go
l her morning, a Waynes-
) sneaked in just a short
lore dawn. His wife was
for him. "So," she snorted.
the best place after all."
iiit so sure about that,' was
er. "But right now It is
plaee I know of that Is
iaster J. II. Howell has
responding with a former
le, N. A. Perry up in Car-
Ky., about the fact that
frtry is now on the wane.
ago, it seems, verse writers
full rhyming bloom, and
titucky poet wrote:
fky, oh Kentucky
your classic shades
lit the fairy figures
dark-eyed Southern maids,
he mocking bird Is singing
blossoms newly born
he rorn is full of kernels
f colonels full of corn."
Sikh a North Carolina poet
fairest of the throng,
Id also here remember .
modest little song "
land of lofty mountains
g rivulets artd rills v .
stilt full of forests ;W
forests full of stills '
.Major underscored thC"rnetf-
! dark-eyed maidens and for
ls. He made marginal com
jthat he couldn't believe these
londrous poetical subjects
loomed to pass out also.
I dear suh! Have no fear, Loc-
Aerse is here to stay! So long
jintain muse is produced the
of dark-eyed, sun-tanned
rn maids and the warm in-
slow of homemade stills will
be eulogized to the fullest.
s i v ;
The members oi Waynesville's
First Methodist Church will hear
a familiar voice preaching Sunday
Guest minister at the regular
11 o'clock worship services at the
local church will he the Rev. J.
Clay Madison, its former pastor.
Mr. Madison now is paslor of the
First Methodist Church of Con
cord. Before that, ho served as pas
tor of the First Methodist Church
The Rev, .1. K. younU, paslor of
the Waynesville church, .said a cor
dial invitation is extended to the
So far, tin effect of the federal
i credit controls has been negligible.
A spot check of furniture, hard
I ware, end appliance dealers In the
I Waynesville area this morning
! showed business today was about
j the same as it was a week ago.
The war-born federal controls
in installment buying took effect
The checks, milder in form than
those of World War II generally,
put a 15 per cent "floor" on down
payments for certain types of home
appliances and an 18-month limit
on the time for paying the balance.
For autos and trucks, the down
payment must be one-third, and the
limit 21 months.
Furniture and appliance dealers
contacted here said they had seen
no effect so far on fheir sales from
the installation of the government
One said the only effect he ob'
served was a mild last-minute rush
last Saturday on his heavy home
A furniture dealer, reporting "no
effect yet on his business, point
cd out that actually the federal
controls generally were more len
ient than those which his own firm
had had in its usual policy.
His company required a ten per
cent down payment and allowed
just 12 months to pay. The federal
restriction ups the down payment
to 15 per cent, but allows 1 8
months to pay.
One Main Street dealer In house
hold appliances and auto accessor
ics (batteries, tires, and smaller
items) forecast a reaction later on
But he said the wholesalers' and
manufacturers' boost in prices
would do much more to reduce his
sales than the current federal re
striction on credit would
He said the price increase of ten
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Citizens from all parts of Haywood attended the annual Field Day last Saturday ,aml relaxed during
tile lunch hour from a varied and educational program staged on the Frank !U. IJavis farm in Iron
Duff township. Here are just a few of the several hundred finishing lunch, which was served by the
women of .the .community, Wallace Ward, of Lake Junaluska, is shown in the center, wearing cap;
James Kirkpalrick, with hand under chin, from Crhtree Is shown on the Icll. The entire il'iy was
rated by county agent Wayne Corpcning as "very successful". (Staff I'holoi,
entire rnnurcuntiun and to Mr
Madison's other friends to attend' to 15 Per f ent on his entire line
the service. , ($ce Credit Control Page 8)
Moody Rulane-:Moyq Into
Modern New Building Here
Not So Good
story is being told that a
pnt conscript faced an army
socialist, who asked him to
Iiat chart?" asked the draftee.
doctor said: "Just sit down
6 chair and I'll show it to
lat chair?" inquired the draf-
short order the draftee was
' 'cd because of bad- eyesight,
it starting home, the draftee
d to attend a movie. When
hts came on he was horrified
cover the specialist in the
jcuse me," said the boy fn as
a voice as possible, "does mis
I" to Birmingham?
tival To Be Held
f atcliffe Cove
revival will open Sunday night
Ratcliffe Cove Baptist
fh. with the Rev. A,. M. Wyatt,
of the Oak Grove Baptist
h in charge.
fc services wil be held each
N: i . -----
fryone Is cordially invited to
The five-day annual meeling of
the Western North Carolina Metho
dist Conference opened yesterday
Representatives of 1.100 churches
heard Dr. Hoy L. Smith of Chicago,
111., Methodist Church publishing
agenl, make the featured address
of the opening session.
Bishop Coston .1. Ilarrcll, of
Charlotte, head of the church s
western area, conducted Holy Com
munion service for the more than
The ministerial appointments for
1950-51 will be announced this
Moody Rulane, Inc., have moved
into their new home on North
Main Street. The building, 32 feet
wide, and 60 feet long, is built of
brick, steel and cinder blocks.
The first floor, with an all-glass
front on Main Street, will be used
for display of appliances and an of
fice. The full-sized basement will
be used for general shop work and
storage. The bulk plant will remain
on Commerce Street,
The building was erected by E.
C. Moody, president of the firm,
and built especially for the needs
of the company.
Other officers include W. L.
Moody, vice president; Harry Whis
enhunt, secretary-treasurer. Three
others work for the firm W. M.
Cooper. T. L. Hooper and Miss
Betty Morgan, bookkeeper.
The firm, established in Novem
ber 1946, has a franchise for all
the territory in this state west of
Buncombe county. Right at present
service is rendered to Bryson City
and Highlands, and all intermedi
ate territory. Plans are to serve the
remainder of the territory in the
To Plan For
Members of the Merchants As
sociation will meet Tuesday night,
at Patrick's' Cafeteria, to formul
ate definite plans for the annual
Tobacco Harvest Festival, and a
Christmas Trade Promotion.
C. J. Recce, president, said that
this is an "all-business session" us
several committees now at work on
plans will make reports on the
pending events for later this fall.
Tickets tor the dinner are on sale
at the Chamber of Commerce for
Mr. Recce, and directors of the
organization, arc urging that a
large representation of every firm
n the area be present to partial
pale irnthe formutatlon of the fall
promotion plans. ,
Band To Play
At Lenoir Game
Waynesville High School's band
will go to Lenoir to perform at the
Wayncsville-Lcnoir football game
there Friday night.
Band Director Charles Isley said
Tuesday night he had accepted the
Lenoir band's invitation to play at
The decision to accept was made
The band will perform before the
opening kickoff and between the
halves of the contest.
Pigeon Valley Fair Will
Get Underway Next Week
Day Set For Oct. 12
Club Women To
Meet On Tuesday
A Leaders Training School of
clothing leaders of each Home
Demonstration cum m '" j Mrs GraW5 GiiPS of Cove Creek
county w. dc ..". , wt ynsU,rdav for Newport News
DcmoiiMiauw" """ "
September 26th at 10:00 A. M. for
the purpose of learning the method
of constructing Ihe United Nations
flag. ' " .
Club members are asked to bring
their own lunches.
One County Polio
East Pigeon To
Fast Pigeon Community' residents
met at Bethel High School audit -oriuni
Tuesday evening, Sept. 19,
for their monthly meeting, with
Chairman. Van Wells, in charge.
There was a large group pres
ent and the meeting opened with
group quoting of the 23rd Psalm
with prayer by Mrs, Dennis Single
ton, -y- '
Plans ww fifhrie (n"rcgurd "to
the fair that will be held at Bethel
School. ' :.
Plans were also made to meet
with Beaverdam residents in the
activities Saturday evening at Can
ton for Hie field program.
The Haywood County Selective
Service Hoard vill tie represented
next Wednesday at a legional meet
ing of draft board officials
The meeting will open at 10:110
A. M. in Room 410 of the Bun
combe County Court House,
The session will be for clerks,
hoard members and government
appeal agents of Ihe local Selective
Service hoards in 17 Western North
Participating in uie meeting al-
i so will be i epi esentativcs of State
l Selective. Service headquarters al
I Mrs. Roy Campbell, clerk of the
Va., where she will visit ncr son,
Glenn Giles, and her son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Beck
er. She will also visit a son, Charl
es Giles, in Waterville, Maine, be
fore returning home.
eather ft fffr
Surveying County Schools
kursday. SentpmW 21Part1v
with little change In tem
ure today and Friday,
fITictal Waynesville ' tempera
as recorded by the staff of the
I- 18 Rn
!9 . ........ 79
20 ... 81
Since early September, a wo
man has been keeping a sharp eye
on what Haywood County's school
She's been taking notes, asking
the children questions, studying
When she finishes her survey,
she'll be pretty thoroughly familiar
with the average child's diet and,
consequently, the average Haywood
She's Miss Nina L. Corbctt. and
her job is that of district nutrition
ist covering Western North Caro
lina for the State Health Depart
ment. Miss Corbett came to the county
on the Invitation of the superin
tendent of county schools and the
county health officer.
The Invitation was first extend
ed three years ago.
But it wasn't until this fall that
Miss Corbett could accept it.
Though she's working in the
schools at the moment, Miss Cor
belt's primary objective is to dis-
One case of polio was reported
from Haywood County last week
end among the 17 for that period i local board, will attend the session,
throughout the state. I Mrs Campbell said the local
The State Board of Health nam-; board s ollice win be closed an
ed the county in announcing the' day Wednesday on account of the
figures for last weekend. meeling. ,
Modern Facilities Save
Lives Oi Mothers -Babies
Ac 2:15 A. M, Monday, a baby
was born in Haywood County Hos
pital. But It was born before it's nor
mal time, and it weighed only two
pounds and ten ounces.
Instantly, machinery started
The second annual Pigeon Valley
Fair will be held September 29
and :10 al Bethel School.
Co-sponsoring the event, which
was inaugurated successfully last
year, will be Ihe Community De
velopment Program organizations
of Fast Pigeon, Center Pigeon,
West Pigeon, Stanley Cove, Cruso,
The members of the Fair public
relations and finance committee at
a meeting at Bethel School last
night elected M. C. Nix as Fair di
Mr. Nix Is vocational agriculture
leachy' l the jscltoqL.
-The event wHI open with a beau
ty contest and talent show the night
of September 29 in the Bethel audi
torium. Tile proceeds will help finance
- The highlights of the program
will be the crowning of "Miss
Pigeon Valley Fair," selected by
judges from among beauty contest
ants representing each of the spon
The next day, judges will pick
Ihe winners of the livestock and
Last yeur, mole than l.flOO ex
hibits were entered in the Fair.
Committees from each of the
.sponsoring communities were ap
pointed to help work on the ar-
Slamey Cove Cragg Allen, Mrs.
Martin Rogers. McKinley Pressley.
Waller Roberts. D. D. Recce, Ray
Pless. R T. Green, H. J. Rogers,
Mrs. I) I). Hois, Jennings Rogers.
Don Stevens, Mrs. Ruth Pressley,
and Mrs H. .1 Rogers:
Fast Pigeon - Van Wells, Lon
Kvans. C. S. Rawlins, II. Slierrill,
Charlie Hcnsoii, Harrison Ilenson,
Marvin Long. Marvin Hargrove.
Wayne Sorrell. Bill Metcalf, George
Iilalot,k, Carl liurnelte, Charlie
Ilenson, Mablc Kuykendall, Mrs.
Jim Metcalf.. Mrs. Griffin, Mrs,
Mary Blalock, Mrs. Alma Cathcy,
Mrs. Annie Welch, Beatrice Ilen
son, Lillian Justice, Mrs. Frank
Sorrell, and Mrs. Raymond Duck
Cruso . F. Burnetii', Mrs.
Charles Layman. Jack Fullhrighl.
Tom Cogburn, David Sharp, Fred
Pless, Ira Cogburn, Mrs. T. R.
Green. T. R. Green. George Cog
burn, Mrs. Zcb Cody, Mrs. L. W.
Clark, and Mrs. Clyde Gorrell;
West Pigeon Henry Games, J.
K. Pratt, Mrs. M. C. Nix, Mrs. Ned
Carver, Jack McCrackcn. Jack
Sloan, R O. Kelly, Earl Moore.
24 Haywood Clubs
To Siajje Annual
All-Day Event Here
Haywood County's Home Dem
onstration Clubs will celebrate
Achievement Day on October '.2.
The date was set by a vo of the
County Council members at then
fall meeting Tuesday in the Home
Demonstration kitchen here
The representatives of the 24
dubs in the county derided to hold
exhibits in the morning, and judge
them and open them for inspec
tion by club members and fnloicst
cd friends In the afternoon.
The program will close at 7
p. m. with a dinner meeting for
the club members and their husbands.
Awards for work done bv the :
members during the previous year j
will be presented,
These include reading certifi
cates, the award to the club main
taining the best average attend
ance Ihe club which has enrolled
the largest number of active mem
bers, and the club having compiled
the best record of achievements.
Mr.v Paul Hyatt of the McKim
nion Club of Canton, who presid
ed over the session, named the fol
lowing committees to work on the
arrangements for the Achievement
General Arrangements Mrs,
Paul Robinson, Chairman, Beaver
dam; Mrs. Welch Singleton, Bethel;
Mrs. W. D Ketncr, Dcllwond; Mrs.
J. R. Caldwell, Iron Duff; Mrs.
Stanley Livingston, Clyde.
Exhibits -Mrs. L. J, Cannon,
Chairman. McKiminon; Mrs. Carl
Green, Fines Creek: Mrs. Steve
Plemnions, Saunook; Mrs. C. L.
White, Magglet ' Jdr. W.- S. - Me
Elrnth, West Canton.
Decorations -Mrs, Will Ratcliffe.
Chairman, Ratcliffe Cove; Mrs.
Curtis Rogers, South Clyde; Mrs.
W. C. Moody, McKlinmon; Mrs,
Love Medlord, Morning Star; Mrs.
F. R. Kennedy. Jonathan Creek.
Hospitality Mrs. Jimmie Wil
liams. Chairman. .Waynesville
Homemakers; Mrs. E. Denton
Browning, Aliens Creek; Mrs. David
Riley. Rogers Cove; Mrs. Thomas
F.rwin, Cecil; Mrs. Glenn Palmer,
Invitations -Mrs Henry Francis,
Chairman, Francis Cove; Mrs
Hardy Liner. Lakeside; Mrs. A. J.
McCrackcn. Junaluska; Mrs. Ernest
Jones, Beaverdam; Mrs. J. L. Sin
Clyde Mayor Back
r j i
MSGT. VANAR W. IIAVNI'.S
has resigned as mayor of Clyde
since being called back into ac
tive duty in the Air Force. MSgt.
llaynes has been assigned us a
crew chief on a B-29 aircraft
at Randolph Air Force Base,
Texas, and will train combat
crews destined for the Far East.
MSgt. llaynes has also resigned
his commission as warrant officer
in the Canton National Guard.
Chairman, Waynesville Homemak
ers; Mrs. F. O. Drynian, Rogers
Cove: Mrs C. O Newell, Upper
Crablree; Mrs. Levi Morgan. Clyde;
Mrs. W. C. Murray, Center Pigeon.
It was also announced that State
College will feature Honor Day
for club members during 1951
Company To Open
Here On Saturday
The Waynesville Motor Company
will formally open their doors on
Saturday, it was announced today
by Henry Davis, owner and manag
er of iie new Main Street firm.
The firm is agent for Mercury
cars, and have remodeled the build
ing next to the Dunham House in
to a modern showroom and garage.
Mr. Davis said that a feature of
the opening on Saturday would be
the distribution of $150 in Cash
with $75 being first prize.
The firm will cater to sales of
Mercury, as well as used cars, a
general repair department, includ
ing a paint and body shop, and a
full line of parts.
The showroom will accommodate
two cars, and the parts department
Ratcliffe, ; js f all steel bin construction.
made to take care of special desig
Mr. Davis said lhal his plans
were to have six cars on display
for the opening on Saturday.
Mr Davis had been In the auto
mobile business here for five ynrs,
and In business in Waynesville for
This feature of l-ann and Home , 3,, years. He has served as vice
Week, discontinued for the . past j president and treasurer ot the
(See Achievement Day Page 8) ) Lions Club.
the eating habits of the peo-1 moving to save the life of the baby
pie as a whole.
"We study the habits of the
school children," she explained, "to
get an idea of what the typical
When her resulst are tabulated
and analyzed, she'll be able to de
termine just where the average
family diet falls short, what its
strong points are, and what It
needs to bring it up to a healthful
standard from the nutritional
standpoint, if it needs anything.
When this Is done, she'll start
an educational program to teach
the children the value of specific
This will be done through actual
She is working through the
teachers, plans to work also
through the community organiza
(See Nutrition Page 8)
and to help Us mother.
It was placed in a special incu
bator supplied constantly with oxy
gen by special apparatus.
Baby and mother were rushed by
ambulance under State Highway
Patrol escort to Asheville-Bilt-more
There, specially trained nurses
and pediatricians took charge of
The next morning the report said
the mother and baby were "in good
The machinery that went into
action when the early birth was re-, high death rate among infants born
ported was North Carolina's state- prematurely," as a county health
tors have called on it for aid
When n haliv is hm-n nrvm:if nrr
ly, the County Health Department Morris Bumgarner. Claude John-
nmvMee th nntt nm.h..tn soi.. Mrs. Guy Wells, Mr. and Mr?.
shortly after il receives the report.
The baby then is rushed to the
hospital at Ashcville for special
Centers, such as the one at the
Ashcville - Biltmore Hospital are
located at strategic points through
out the state to render this service.
Every county has at least one of
these special incubators, which pro
tect the newborn infant under the
same conditions that would be pro
vided for it at a hospital, until it
can reach the center.
At the hospital, the infant is car
ed for until it is safe to return it
to its home.
The purpose of this state-spon
sored program is to "cut down the
At House Here
Waynesville firemen found a lot
of smoke but little fire when they
answered a call Wednesday to a
Fire Chief Clem Fitzgerald re
ported that the blaze, caused by
grease dripping onto a hot electric
stove, was under control when the
The slight damage to the walls
and ceiling was caused by the
smoke, be said
60,000 Pieces Of
I By Organization
' The directors of the Chamber of
Commerce discussed the project of
S ucttiiiK additional highway signs
1 erected., and made tentative plans
j for the 1951 program of the organi
. Mrs. Gordon Schenck. secretary.
' si'id that more than 60,0011 pieces
Sdl literature about this area had
been given or mailed out by the of
fice this year. The demand con
tinues heavy, she said.
(Sec Pigeon Valley Page 8)
At Early Date
First Baptist Members To
Vote On Pastor Sunday
wide program for the care of in
fants born prematurely.
The law providing this special
attention to save the lives if such
babies was enacted by the General
Assembly on March 22, 1949.
Since then, Haywood Countydoc-
department nurse put it.
So far, since the program was
launched a little more than a year
ago, it has been credited with sav
ing the lives of 67 per cent of those
infants who otherwise would have
The congregation of the First:
j Baptist church here will have a:
j special conference Sunday morn- !
l ing, at the eleven o'clock service,
i for the purose of extending a call
for a pastor. !
! A report mid recommendation of!
j the pulpit committee and the board
of deacons wil be made to the con-
grcgation. and t hp name of a pros- j
nlo fn mail Thrktmas nack.iBPs for oective pastor w'lll be. voted, upon. :
overseas shipment between Oc-f The church discussed a general :
tober 15 and November 15, : church program on Wednesday j
Parcels destined for Japan, night, and one of expanding the j
Korea, and the Pacific islands : facilities of the Sunday School by
should be mailed as soon as pos-1 converting the present parsonage
It's a little early to start think
ing about Christmas shopping.
But not too early if you have
Waynesville Postmaster J. Har
din Howell today advised local peo
The postmaster also advised that
the packages should weigh no more
than 50 pounds.
Christmas cards destined for
overseas points should be mailed
no later than November 15.
into classrooms and acquiring
parsonage elsewhere. '
The church has been without a
pastor since Rev. L. G. Elliott left
on August 13th, after resigning in
July to assume pastorate of thej,
Injured. ... 26
(This lnlormaUon com
piled from Records of
State Highway Patrol)