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ile was going hot and
fng the first quarter, and
ition s concentrating
Bobby Setzer, who was
he charging ball-carriers
Kfter one play ended, an
ineman, whose aeal over
better judgment, swung
,r jt the Waynesvllle co
hin. SeUer naturally took
i,ard the chap, but then
himself with an effort
riyble all the way back in
turned quickly and walk-
afterward, when he was
iv a sub, he found Coach
Weatherby waiting for
sch slapped him on the
hat was the greatest play
rr made in your life."
Rogers, East Waynesvllle
Principal knew he was
ior a good cause when he
impaign last year for the
hi the hospital bond issue
ily, he discovered just how
I cause was.
spending a week at Hay
junty Hospital following an
a. he declared:
glad I had the privilege of
ifor the hospital bond is-
lived nothing but pleasant
Client service from the
lent on down."
:gers declared that the
lig he didn't get was what
need or didn't want."
lans at the Waynesvllle
Innville game saw a sltua-
whleh few of them under
and probably will never see
Carleton Weatherby of the
Ineers explained what hap-
rsonville Tailback Bobby
was thrown for a bis loss
y Setzer and Alden Mc-
on third down.
made It fourth and about
i (or a first down,
pming got back In punt f or
and got a pretty nice boot,
csvllle ' Carried .... tW Z kick
the Hendersonvllle 45.
ver, the officials ruled
g-the-kicker on the Dlav.
Jnted an accusing finger in
eral direction of Waynes-
meant a 15-yard penalty
Waynesvllle, which meant
Ird gain for Hendersonvllle
chance to kick the thing
if Hendersonvllle took it.
ing thought it over, how-
he declined the penalty,
that was a urettv sillv
jto do until the officials
It the ball back to the Hen
Jville 45, where the Waynes-
ainner was stopped and pro-
w step off 15 yards against
put the ball on the Waynes-
efusine to take 15 yards in
ilty. Flemjng gained his team
1 main point was this:
!!r a team commits a ful
nughing the kicker, clipping,
She rule book says, the pen
iust go into effect regardless
tether the other team accepts
other words, the play was
Vhen Fleming declined the
!' but the penalty stuck, and
jsville was set back 15 yards
Jhe point where the play end-
ptherby, who has been coach-
F 22 years, said that was the
lime he had ever seen a situa
te that arise, t
also called it a nice piece of
Gulf: A pmc where the
ball nsuaUy lies orty and
the player well. .
Published Twice-A-Veek In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
65th YEAR NO. 85 12 PAGES Associated Press
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, OCT. 23, 1950 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countfct
Haywood Group Discusses Girl Scouting
in.! m f
v, 'o c
Plan Seven Rallies
In the Girl Scout Hut, representatives of Haywood County communities met with members of the. Haielwood
incil to discuss the expansion of the Council to include the entire -county. Leading the discussion was Mrs.
At a meeting held Friday
YVnunactfllla flirt Casiii Pntmnll
J: . . ... , e ....,i.!i i,.ft in riulit. bi-p Mi-s. Jonathan Woody, Mrs.
Mary jonnson ivicwair, regional airecior oi me iuontu un omm wSimiii.
Richard Barber, Mrs. McNair. Mrs. Howard Hyatt, president of the Hazclwood-Wiyncsvllle Council. Mrs. L. K. Barber, Mrs Marry
Bourne, an dMrs. Ben Sloan. Standingleft to right. Mrs. J. R. Secrest. Mrs. Clifton Miller, Harry Matthews. Mrs. He.boi t t o, y, Mrs.
J. B. Anderson, Mrs. Barton. Ray, and Mrs. Elmer Keener, all of Canton, Mrs. Ted Martin. Jr., Mrs. Tom Ray, the Rev. C . A. 1 lu.up of
Canton, Miss Kathleen Calhoun, Mrs. R. W. Scholl of Canton, and Mrs. C. R. MahufTey of Clyde. iSlaff Photo.
The First National Bank was
"robbed" Friday morning. ;
But the quick-working police got
the "loot" back ten minutes later
the whole $1.50,
It made up the entire contents
of the Crusade for Freedom dona
tion box that was snatched from
the bonk lobby by a local Negro.
But the sound of the coins clat
tering in the box as the man was
putting it under his coat attracted
the attention of a teller.
She promptly phoned the police
department, and Chief Orville No-
land accompanied by Policeman
Jerry Rogers apprehended the Ne
gro on Main Street a few yards
from the bank.
A search at first failed to find
the money or the box.
But then Chief Noland remem
bered seeing the man tuck some
thing in his shoe as he was being
placed in the police car.
The officers found the coins
simply by having the man remove
The Negro Is scheduled to ap
pear before Acting Police L-oun
Judge Felix Stovall this afternoon
for a hearing on a charge of lar
ndav. (VtohM vx '. Pnrtlv
Py and warmer, a few scattered
$ts Monday, Tuesday partly
y and not much change in
jflicial WaynesviUe tempera
las recorded by the staff of the
f Test Farm):
ife Max. Min Rainfall
19 66 56 .89
20 . 68 59 2.43
21 66 47 .11
22 .. 69 54 .04
Dean To Address
Hay wood Alumni
Dr. W. G. Van Note, director of
the N. C.'state College department
of engineering research, will ad
dress the State College graduates
of Haywood county next Monday
The Haywood alumni chapter
will hold its dinner meeting in
The "old erads" also will see a
motion picture recently made of
the State College.
Plans Being Completed
For Apple Festival Here
24 Gallons Of
Slate Highway Patrolmen arrest
ed two Haywood County men short
ly after midnight Friday after find
ing 24 gallons of "white lightning"
in the 1950 Buick sedan they were
Officers Joe Murrill of Waynes
viUe and Charles Lindsay of Sylva
Stopped the car in Jackson County
near the Haywood County line.
The two were charged with trans
porting and possessing non-tax-paid
liquor and were released after
Patrolman Murrill said they
waived preliminary hearing and
were bound over to Jackson Supe
rior Court. '
He added that the wife and two-year-old
doughtcr of one of the
men were riding in the car also.
John Parris of Sylva, newly -appointed
publicity director for the
Cherokee historical drama. "Unto
There Hills," will address the Way
nesviUe Lions Club Thursday night.
He accepted an Invitation tend
ered by telephone Friday night to
speak at the club's regular weekly
dinner meeting which will open at
7 P. M. at Patrick's Cafeteria.
For the ex-United Press and As
sociated Press foreign correspon
dent from Sylva it will be the sec
ond speaking engagement of the
week before a Waynesvllle civic
He will be featured speaker
Tuesday night at a dinner meeting
of the Waynesvllle Business and
Professional Women's Club.
This session will open at 6:30 P.
M. at the Skyland Tea Room.
tr4: 1 : : -P
, i ' 1 jut
CHARLIE WOMACK, Waynes
vllle High School football star
and honor graduate of 1950, last
Thursday was elected president
of the freshman class at West
ern Carolina Teachers' College.
He was president of the senior
crass at the local high school last
year. (Story Page 6.)
Dies At Home
Walter Coble, 61, native of Way
nesvllle, died at his home in Win
ter Garden, Florida on Friday, Oc
tober 13, after having been in ill
hpnlth for some time.
Funeral services were held In
thp Methodist church In winter
Garden last Monday and interment
was In an Orlando cemetery.
Mr, Coble was the son of the
late George and Minnie Bridges
Coble of Waynesvllle and spent
his early life here. He had resided
in Florida for the past forty years
and was engaged In citrus fruit
Survivors include the widow, the
former Miss Dora Good of Hen
dersonvllle; a daughter, Carolyn,
of Winter Park; four brothers, W.
A. Coble of Ashevllle; Charles Ray
Coble of Bennettsvllle, S. C;
George Scott. Coblf of Charlotte;
and John Coble of Waynesvllle;
and a sister. Mrs. Mary Sullivan
of Glendale, California.
Another colorful feature was
added last weekend to the Hay
wood County Apple Festival program.
The Festival Ball, sponsored by
the WaynesviUe Lions Club, will
be staged the night of November 3,
at the Waynesvllle Armory.
Work continued this week on
this event and other arrangements
for the county's observance of Na
tional Apple Week.
Saturday's events will make up
the busiest day of the Festival.
General Chairman Richard Bar
ber reported that a group of Cher
okee Indians in their colorful na
tive, costumes would compete in an
archery contest after warming up
by trying to shoot apples off folks'
The bow-and-arrow shooting will
be held in the parking lot of the
Haywood County Court House.
In another interesting case of
target-shooting, thp town fathers
of Clyde, WaynesviUe, Canton, and
(See Apple Page 6)
At Supply Base
Pack Trips Into
Park Filled With
Rotarians heard Tom Alexander
Friday tell of experiences of 10
day pack trips into the Park..
The semi-annual trips, led by Mr.
Alexander, are attracting national
attention, and are arranged for
June and September by the Ameri
can Forestry Assocation.
"We mix- a lot of fun with the
trip, and do not Jus( make It all
riding. We hold the riding to about
ten miles a day," he explained.
"Once I get the group over the
second day and second night I
breathe a sigh of relief. Usually
they are not seasoned riders, and
after the first day's ride, and llrsl
night in the open, they feel some
what worn. Alter thut they be
come familiar with the routine."
Very little wild life Is seen on
the trips, except at night, when
bears present a problem in their
search for food.
"Not long ago we had a bear
steal our surplus food from under
canvass, with three men sleeping
within five feet of the supply. We
have bears visit us about every
night looking for food."
Rattlesnakes are usually found
on the trips, and all riders Soon
learn to bring in any snake killed.
The cooks have found that proper
ly prepared rattlesnake steaks is a
During every trip, one or more
guests are taken on a snipe hunt
on one of the nights out. The snipe
Some of the state's best known
speakers will be featured in the
seven Democratic rallies in Hay
Democratic leaders here this
morning, headed by Charles B. Mc
Crary, chairman, completed the de
tails for the seven rallies, to begin
next Friday and continue to the
eve of the election on November
sixth.: ' . '
The headline spaakers will be
led by Senator Clyde R. Hoey, who
will appear twice on November 4th,
together with Representative Red
den, also Secretary of State Thad
Eure, Solicitor Thad Bryson, form
er Solicitor John M. Queen, Judge
Felix E. Alley and Judge Sam
Chairman McCrary said today
"this Is Just as impressive a list of
speakers as any county will have
have during the campaign. We are
well organized, ana are going out
after a big majority on the sev
enth," he commented.
The initial rally will he staged
at the Cruso School on Friday, Oct,
27. with John M. Queen and Judge
Felix Alley as speakers.
The second rally on November
1st, will feature Solicitor Thad
Hryson In a rally for Maggie, Jon
athan and Ivy Hill townships.
On Thursday, Nov. 2, Thad Eure
will address a rally at the Canton
High School, with Judge Sam
Cathey going to the Crahlree-
Iron-DulT school on the night of
Friday, Nov. 3rd.
All the night meetings will be
gin al 7:30,
The only day rally will be on
Saturday, Nov. 4, here at the owurt
house, when Senator Hoey and
Representative Redden make the
principal addresses. That night the
same group of speakers will go to
Bethel school fur the second rally
of the day.
The climax of the campaign will
be held at Fines Creek ouWnday.
the sixth, with all local candidates
'BIG TWO RELAX IN RIDE TO MEETING
0 THI MANY PHOTOS taken of President Truman and Gen. Douglat
MacArthur during their historic Wake Island meeting, thli one catchea
them In one of their more informal moments. The President Is laughing
and the General grinning at some Quip as they ride from the airstrip t
the building where the momentous conference was held. (International),
Two Haywood county soldiers
who have been In combat in Korea
sinrp this summer, met behind the
lines recently for the first time age-old woodsmen s prank,
since Christmas. , Mr Alexander explained
Thev are PFC Robert H. Gilli-! oddly enough, more women
To Visit Here
Otis N. Brown of Greensboro,
past national contender of the Vet
erans of Foreign Wars, will make
an official visit to the WaynesviUe
Post and Auxiliary, Wednesday
night, in the Interest of the mem
bership drive which Is being car
ried on In the two organizations.
Mr. Brown will make an address
If You Voted In Bethel
Or Court House -Register
on International Affairs at 8
huijla turn out to be a joke on the I o'clock in the Court Room In Way
hunter, who falls unaware of the j nesvllle.
land and Pvt. Thomas Gilllland,
Thomas had gone 70 miles to a
supply depot, and found his brother
The two boys had last met when
they were home from Fort Benning,
Ga., on Christmas furloughs.
an interest in the 10-
CHAKLES GIDSOV AT MOORE
Charles Gibson left Sunday to
enter Moore General Hospital for
Prior to the address the Post
and' Auxiliary will hold a dinner
at The Towne House In honor of
the visiting official.
Members and eligible members
of the two groups as well as their
wives and husbands, are invited
to attend these events.
Reservations for the dinner must
be made with Mrs. Charles Mc
Darls by Tuesday .morning.
Retaining Wall Being Built On Alley By Town
Haywood County's Democrats
drew up plans for their fall Gen
eral Election campaign Saturday af
ternoon, then formally opened their
Most of the candidates and coun
ty Party officials, but few others,
attended the meeting at the Hay
wood County Court House.
The campaign will be carried out
from I he office of State Senator
nominate William Medford of
Haywood Folks To
See New Bridge
A large ''delegation' of Haywood
county people left shortly before
noon today to attend I he dedication
of the new Smoky Mountain Park
Bridge connecting West - Ashcvillc
with the Ashevllle business section.
Many town and county officials
were in the group.
If you, have. been voting io. the
last elections at Bethel or at the
Haywood County Court House, you
liaw to register all over again.
This announcement was made to
day by Haywood Elections Board
Chairman Crom E. Cole.
Saturday, he warned, Is the last
day you can register in order to
qualify for voting In the November
7 General Electoon,
Everyone who lived in the o' l
Waynesvllle North Ward, Pigeon,
and Saunook must register again
before he can vote in the General
Those living in what was the
North Ward are now in either the
new t.ast waynesvllle. center
j WaynesviUe, or West Waynesvllle
The Pigeon precinct is now divid
1 ed inlo Pigeon and Center Pigon.
All those living in the Saunook
section also must register again,
since this has been set up as a new
The polling places where persons
in those areas can register are
East Waynesvllle East Waynfci
Center WaynesviUe Haywood
County- Court House;
West WaynesviUe Presaley's
(See Registration Page 8
Photos Of 163 Haywood
Folks In Mountaineer
' 1 - ' r. -i it 1
Locust logs are being used by Town street forces in building a retaining wall for widening the alley
just back of buildings on Main Street. On the extreme lower left of the picture can be seen the
cross sections of logs already in pltce. Thousands of yards of earth will be required to fill-in. The
town has had this as a major project for some time, filling in as dirt was available. Plans are to ulti
mately pave all of the alley. (Staff Photo).
One hundred and f3 Haywood
County folks miiM have fell as
though they were looking in the
mirror when they went through
last Thursday's is.ue of the;
Thai is the number of people
shown in the 2!) photographs The
Mountaineer published in that
j We couldn't find any. figures on
, the subject, but we brieve it i
i something of a record for a news
paper in this class in prtltrp rnv
epa;'e All hut a tew of those photos
were taken by the staff photog
! In the process, he used over four
i dozen flash bulbs, about 50 sheets
! of film, wore a pair of shoes about
j half way through, and got a stiff
Those pictures, in terms of Work,
took about 24 hours of activity,
'including the cameraman's efforts:
jand those of the folks who devel-t
ped and printed the pictures.
! Then there was the time spent
i in making the pictures into en-j
graved "cuts" for thp press.
Fact is. though, that the intens
ity of the flash of the photograph
er's bulbs was exceeded only by
the flash set off in the business
office by the size of the bill.
(This Information com
piled from Record of
State Highway Patrol)
Saturday Is The Last Day To Register For The Coming General Election