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Tonip 220-230 S First I
;-si2e school bus, with
room for 73 students, start
L the highway to Balsam,
ing from Waynesvllle High
ki Monday afternoon.
klesser. Haywood county's
indent of schools, says u s
trtient supplied by the
Tone of the county's older,
k.i (eel long, h noias in
Mdren than the older
ttce on the public address
a,v night's came would
In very familiar to Waynes-
thall fans if It had been
mirrt bv a football uniform.
fcnged to Ervin Shook, star
u co-captain of tne mouw-
l.,m nf 1947. 1
Jade the team at Shelby's
.Webb Junior College after
fauatrd from Waynesvllle,
season was named to an
Lrn North Carolina Junior
jail, as a junior, he moved
Hormitory at Furman, and
In playing regularly in the
Hurricane backtield ever
as the squad's punting
last Friday nights game,
ace was a neat 39 yards per
ihich is much better than
for college football.
then the Hurricanes played
Jffords in the mud.
was your average in that
he was asked.
fch," he grinned.
nti hasn't been vcrv im-
. in the modern years,
it's turned out boys who
fried among the top pro play
iten Shctley, formerly of the
n Dodgers and now coach-
Jbeatcn, untied Florence of
Carolina's Triple-A League;
d Tom Wham, currently of
we're coming, declared
like to see some of the Way-
fc's Mountaineers move down
Jcnvllle after graduation to
lost the Hurricane's whisper-
Published Twice-A-Weck In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
TOD AYS SMILE
"Pardon me, Mr. Vere de
Vere, bat, has roar son ever
earned anything by the
sweat of his brow?"
"We Vere de Veres ne?er
65th YEAR NO. 90 16 PAGES Associated Press
WAY N ES V I LLE, N. C, TIll'KSDAY AFTERNOON, NOV. 9, 1930 53.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countiet
Electronic Engraver Installed In The Mountaineer
Vood Democrats had a little
ove in their headquarters
ly night, and soon after the
started coming In. a large
itor was put into use, and
brewed by the gallon,
how much was consumed is
lown, but anyway It took sev-
lunds of good brand coffee to
s En Route
M. T Bridges, co-publisher of this newspaper, is shown here making printing plates on the compli
cated photoengravor, just installed in The Mountaineer. Pictures are put on the cylinder just above
Bridges' hand, and a beam of light causes electronic impulses to burn a plastic plate on the similar
cylinder on the left. He is holding a finished plaice, ready for the press. This is one of the few such
machines in non-daily plants in the nation. (Stall Photo.
The Mountaineer Installs
Modern Engraving Facilities
Plant Here Among
, First In Non-Daily
Field To Add
Bring Santa Here
lions each week.
The installation of a Kairchild
(See picture Pair 4. section 2)
Usually the Waynesvllle Lions
Clubbers start playing Santa Claus
to the sehool children of the
'Waynesvllle area about two weeks
before Christ mas.
But Saturday afternoon, when
ttiat deep freeze turned the lute In
dian summer into a King Winter
massacre, one of the nicn said:
"Bet some of those kids would
like some long jolms for Christmas
So bright and early Monday af
(See I-lons Page HI
ert W Rnvri 72 riierf Mon-
P a heart attack in Grecn
fTexas. He and his wife were
Jute t0 their home in Dallas,
i after a visit to relatives here,
ptive of Haywood County,
jwas the son of the late D. L.
telle Howell Boyd. He was an
ney and had resided in Dal-
r the past 48 years.
viving in addition to the wid-
fe two sisters, Mrs. O. H. Shel
fid Mrs. Jere Davis, both of
1 feral services and Interment
r;iin Dallas yesterday.
tjh way Mishap
; Highway Patrolman Rob
! I Constance of Waynesvillc
treated at St. Joseph's
f'al in Asheville for injuries
lied in a highway collision
near Lake Lure.
Oilman Constance was re-
tlg with hit wifn and their
i-var-old rtiilrl to Wilmington
he is stationed when his car
Jed with a truck on a curve.
v had been in Waynesvllle
1 jvisu over the weekend.
Tli'Mountatneer Is nowm of
the few non-daily newspapers
in the nation with modern engrav
ing facilities. This new addition
i 7. , . .... ...
The Waynesvllle High Sehool ' proviue nmn uU reaoe.s ,m
band's expansion fund-raising drive ! advertiser, w. h fas er and more
was just S535 short of the original jcompU e JJ ,
$4T2 So American Leg- ' - hav been publishing more pic
ion? vTtat nigh, to donate en--- ih.n 'Xav
for manv years, but weie always
ough for three uniforms $SS each) j handicapifd by getting plates from
cut down me margin trom me uu engravers in ume 101- uie iwu
figure wnicn naa siooa ai ine ne
einning of the week by $165.
The drive opened last month w , E, ,ronic pnotoCn(,ravinB Machine
raise money for buying enough j enablos The Mountaineer to
equipment and uniforms to enlarge j .!.., our own plates for printing
the band to 91) memoers. I pictures within a matter ol min-i . n
That meant getting enough : ,ltPS a(ter the pictures are made. I LeQIOn V OICS 0
pay the bill for outfitting 20 more; ,.jn;1 arrangemenls for the nia-.
musicians. were made by the publishers! UnilOmiS lO
Band Campaign Chairman W. A.jon a reCet trip to Chicago. The ..Tttp tj j tn
Bradley of Hazelwood, who an-jmatter had been under consideia-i VV 1 lib DOnU UriV
nounced the record for the cam- ,.;,. . ror manv months. Heretofore.
paign to date, said the campaign , m()st nf tnt. plates of pictures used Tlle Waynesvllle American Leg-
.... 1.1.. ..U .1.. nnvf .unfiV .. .. .. t ... ..n,, tfti . ! . ... ; , .. , . u . I
ion I'osi win nonaie unee new uni
forms to the Waynesvllle Tovnshlp
High Sehool band.
The members of the post and Its
vfiti'H the ilnn;it icin at
set. with 28 tubes, and a dozen or so ! .hpjr meeting last night.
small "boxes " resembling conden- jt W-U )(. the Legion's conlribu
sers. ! (ion to the high school band's 1rive
The picture is wrapped around j t() rajs(, $4 200 to finance the ex
pansion to uu mi'moers
(Tabulation of Votes on Tacr 6)
Haywood countv's voters sent
lVmoerats back to office as ex.
peeted in a quiet, orderlv Ceneral
Kloetion last Tuesday.
The voting closed a campaign
that veteran observers called one
of the cleanest on the eounlvs rec
ords. The candidates on both sides car
ried their campaigns on a high
level, omitting personalities in then
bids fur voter support.
The unofficial count showed 7.-
644 . Democrats and Depublieans
voted in the sheriff's race, the usual
yard-stick for the size of an elec
That was not a record for a non
presidential election, but uas well
Th.i total was 42 4 per cent of
the estimated 18 000 registered
I voters of the county. '
This percentage was iiist slight
ly below the average recorded l ir
a primary election, winch is con
sidered (be "real" election in Di n-ocrutie-dominaled
The Hepublicans made- a llhl of
it. as usual.
But the best they cmld do was
(he 1.911(1 voles thev could muster
for J. A. Singleton In the race lor
the county's seat In the Slate
House of Uepresentatives.
At that. Oral Yates of Iron Duff,
(he Democrat ie choice, garnered
5,446 for a near 3-1 majority.
Kied Campbell, who deteated
Claude V. Thompson, and .1 IV
Siler, unopposed for clerk ol su
perior court, led the Democratic
ticket, along with Mr, .Yates.
The elerk-noinluate polled (I 154
of the Democratic ballots, and Mr.
cffil ffeSwee,; Mr' be I Superinfendenf'At
Democrats came in fines Creek
1'reeinet No. 2 (outside of Cata
Haywood Democrats Rejoice Over Election Returns
,.L li - - - - - -
This is a typical group of Haywood Democrats at headquarters here Tuesday niRht receiving returns
from the 28 precincts of the county. They show their happiness over Hie news that had Just been it
eeived Standing, left to light, Lee Davis. Oral L. Yates, representative, and John M. Queen, extieme
light. Seated left to right; .1. B. Siler, clerk of court, William Medtord, stale senator, Jarvis AllUon,
Charles t Francis, Frank M. Davis, conimlssioners, and Sam Queen. iStalT Photoi.
loochee, which east all seven of its
votes straight down the Democratic
There, the Democrats registered j
a shutout in every race except the
one lor justice of (he Stale Su-j
preme Court. j
Henubllcan Cuv Weaver averted i
Table In This
Today's Issue of Hie Mountain
eer canles full coverage of Tues
day' General Klectlon.
A table showing how each of the
28 precincts voted, and pictures
of Hie w inning candidates, ure on
Dr. Love Named
Dr. I S, Love, who resigned
as supei Intendeilt of (he Lake Jun
aluska Assembly (his fall, was ap
pointed superintendent of the
Methodist Church's Klizabeth City
district last weekend.
The ministerial appointments
Elderly Couple Walk 14
Miles To Cast Ballot
The orchid of the week goes to Mr. und Mrs. John Ferguson, of
(he lower end of the county.
On Tuesday, these two citizens, Hearing 70 years of age, walked
fourteen miles ( 14 to cast their vote,
The large portion of the distance was up hill, and only 3tk) yards
on a paved road
After the elderly couple had east their vote, Charles B. MeCrary.
chairman of the Haywood executive committee, carried them in his
ear as far as he eoiiid drive. Then they walked the remainder of the
distance to their home in the Hurricane section.
Mr. MeCrary said this was In contrast to one voter, who called
from a point near, (he post offke, -and wanted Jt taxi to Ulut her,
threi blocks 16 the polls. . -
First In State
, i. (11(l;iur thf ih'W cnurcn year wrre
H V II. Wfl.il II1K Min i in- t'" '.' . , .
lone vote against Democrat .loll "ouncc.l Saturday nigh during the
lohnsou's V I closing session of the 12th annual
' Quiet ' reigned at the polling ; North Carolina Conference at
(See Llection Page H Kinslon.
Armistice Day Program
Completed By Legion
probably would close next week, j jn jhis newspaper have come from
He said (he prospects were inai , yins(on-SaIe
the drive would reach its objective,
or come very close to it.
Th machine on ton resembles a
small sized lathe, while underneath
it looks like a giani (elovision-radio
one cylinder, and a small beam of
light piicks up the image, trans-
. I i ...aI Hnirlln
fers M to a reo inn wra
A series of tobacco grading tlern-1 ,iin 4iriiin nf an inch 240
onstrations will be held in I,a"! timPS a second. This hot needle
wood County next week. ' touches a special plastic, and rep-
County Agent Wayne Corpening: j f)f dots wnich
sain louay sim-uon
Members of the
Amei iean Legion post and its aux
iliary rompleted their plans las',
night for the l!.r0 Armistice. Day
program on Sal unlay
Waynesvllle will close the program,
This event will he held at the
Hazelwood Sehool cafeteria.
The day's program will open with
a parade, starting ai iw.ow . m. ui
The first precinct to report its
complete return In North Caro
lina during the Orneial Flection
Tuesday was Cataloocliec, as
The prerlnct'M seven registered
voters all cast their ballots for
the straight Democratic ticket.
They also voted 7-0 In favor of
each of the five proposed amend
ments to the state constitution.
unni;ilions In the Wavnesvill area
are cooperating in (he local observ
ance. T L. ''full i I'amison of ('anion.
Uniforms cost approximately $55 1 will be the featured speaker aMhe
acn annual Armisiii'e wa '"."
Other veterans' and patriotic or- the First Baptist Church on Main
From there, the precession will
march down Main Street to the
Haywood County Court House,
where the Hev. Broadus Wall, pasl
(See Armistice Page 8)
Waynesville Rotarians Contribute To Student Fund
Haywood County's joint three
town committee last night contin
ued working on plans for the 19,i(J
At a meeting of the representa
tives from Clyde. Waynesville, and
Canton the members voted to in
stall an X-Ray machine in the
County Health Department, using
funds from this year's sales of TB
; senls to pay for the maintenanr0
Mrs Alma McCrackcn. Wavnes.
1 ville area TB campaign chairman,
! explained that the mnchinp wuld
1 he borrowed from the State 4ieal h
Master Sgl.nure,, M"f he'nS.enance cos. w. Id be
'""'''"' ;,f ( in the purchase of arccs.-rv equn-
ed in action dun.. the light ...g ... : minfi fj,ms ,,,,.,,,
Korea iccenllv i fluid, and other materials.
His wile is iving a Is anilton. ,, , ...
ins i"'k j s McCrackcn provided over
S- 1 ., ,, . , . , i the sssion.
Sergeant Metcall had served as j AMm) thow who lpa(P(, j
oisiiuiiiii i.m Mil- . ,.i..-..u. ,,,,, ,.,.., .r ,,, Vemhlc
i field representative of the Stale
Tuberculosis Association, and Mrs.
' H. C. Lane of Lake Junaluski, Ti;
seal sales chairman for the Way-
units of Canton. Waynesville. and
Clyde, from the winter ol 1947
until last March when he was
transferred to Fort Kenning. Ga.
Fines Creek in A. M. Monday, i
makes the picture in reverse. This
thin sheet of plastic is then giuea
kaen msirfn eXrf-
Mark Ferguson s; White UaK . i .i (hc hriRnt o( typc, and is ready
M. Monday, Sam Ledford's; Iron
Duff 3 P M. Monday. Grover j ",r 1
Hogan's; Jonathan Creck-10 A. M ' About 15 minutes a re required
Tursdav D J Bovd: Waynesville- to make a picture plate three col
J PW TuCsdav! Hugh Ratcliffe; umns in width. Of course i takes
rrahlree-3 P M Tuesdav, Albert longer than thai to prepare for the
Fmuson; Beavcrdam-0:. A. M. ' actual making of the plate
" uuu;i nwvtinutj 0 wiwuuj i
I and rather windy today. Cold
Jhursday evening and Friday.
Official Waynesvllle tempera-
as recorded by the staff of
State Test Farm):
Max. Min. Prec.
ember 6 ...66 24
'mber 7 69 23
nber TO 2fl
Body Of Missing Farmer
Found In Lake Junaiuska
(See Picture Page 1. section 2)
Cagle, Dcllwood farmer, who had
been missing since uciooei .
recovered from Lake Junaiuska
about noon Tuesday.
Deputy Sheriff Max Cochran said
that Claude Shelfon, a grandson of
the missing man, and Sheltons
brother-in-law, Frank rucKer, ois
covered the body a short distance
from the new concrete bridge
across Richland Creek, where it
flows into Lake Junaiuska. The
body was in an upright position,
about two feet under water, ac
cording to the two men, who had
been searching for Mr. Cagle for
more than a week.
The4 men were in a motor boat,
and the body was about six feet
from the shore, farthest from the
highway. It was discovered right
at a favored fishing spot, worn
clear on the bank by fishermen.
The elderly farmer had last been
seen about midnight ten days be
fore, hiking along V. S. 19 toward
When he failed to return home
by the next morning, his wife
phoned the police and, aided by
neighbors, Mr. Cagle's daughter
and son-in-law, started searching
the hills near hia home.
The following Wednesday morn
ing, Mr. Cagle'a hat was found
washed up on the fthore of the lake
near a boat house on the Assem
(See Zeh Cl Page 8)
Rogers At Orthopoedic Hospital
Max Rogers is a patient at the
Orthopoedic Hospital in Asheville.
i His condition was described as
I "about the same'' at noon today.
The campaign will open Novem
The 19.10 goal for the Wayne
j ville area is $1.0MI.
Last year's campaign raised mora
Waynesville Soldier Fools
Red Sniper With Old Trick
A news dispatch from the Korea that the Red was certain he h.ul
The Wavnesville Rotary Club', one of the first in the state, to become 1 00. er cent in subscribing to
the Paul Harris Foundation, which provides for an exchange of students between America and coun
tries of the world The picture above shows Rev. M. B. Williamson, center standing, handing Dr.
Walter T Nau. district governor, a check, which represents $10 for each of the 51 members of the
Club Mr' Williamson was chairman in the local club. Charles Tennent. of Asheville. past vice-president
of Rotary International, looks on from the right. Seated are Louis S. Jacobson, Dayton, Ohio
speaker at the meeting here Monday; Richard Barber, president of the local club. Mrs. Jacobson, and
Mrs. Barber. Staff Photoi,. (See other Picture on Paice 1, section 8)
'war front this week told how a
Waynesville soldier fooled a Red ;
'sniper with' a trick 'which' Is about'
; as old as war itself.
I'KC Virgil Farly of Waynes
j ville h.ul opened the hatch of his
tank open to enov the breeze as he
j and his buddies rumbled along
! with the 241 h Division.
Suddenly, the tank ran into a
Communist road block covered by a
hail of small arms and rroMur fire.'
Farly reached up hastily to close
the hatch. t
Hut as soon as he stuck his head
out. a Red sent a rifle bullet
s through his helmet
Early dropped out of sight. and;
I started working on the problem of
1 how to close that hatch and stay
I alive at the same time,
i He put his helmet on the end ,of ;
a rifle, and picked it up through;
, the hatch.
, The Red rifleman promptly shot
his helmet off.
i PFC Early, correctly assuming'
gotten him that time. qui'Mv
reached up again and closed the
Injured .... 29
(Thli Information com
piled from Record of
SUU Highway Patrol)