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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
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, NOV, 13, 1930 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countia
65th YEAR NO. 91 8 PAGES Associated Press
Ming couple from Cleve
fcio,. got glimpse of a
moment In Waynesville
!h. . '.
re were having breakfast
, street from the Court
Mrs. Edna Shepard of
id, writes, "we noticed a
sup of boys In front of the
Armistice Day Service Held On Saturday
t waitress told us the boys
itting ready to enter ser-
I and Mrs. Shepard got out
ftiera and recorded the Hay
V.untv draftees in a picture
Minutes before they left for
e to take their preinduc
!ing typographical error in
untaineer Thursday gave
ppetoe a chuckle-in fact,
laueh. Under an Armis-
Jure the fact was mentioned
iniislice was 42 years ago
Jse that was ten years too
theless. Mr. and Mrs. Rio
fell recall that it was only
aen exactly 28 minutes
the : Armistice was signed
itiEhter was born.
,rmistiee Day 32 years ago
lomentous day in my life.
tal ways." F. G. explained
litinued, "I have reasons for
ering how long back easier
lost people, due to the ar-
Y l , 1 1J it
W - 1 A ' 1 I i ,1 I .
Plans For New Hospital W
Ready For N.C. H
This picture was made as the Uev. Hrondus E. Wall was delivering the annua. ArnuMur w-y
sage in front of the court house on Saturday. Several of the Gold Star parents can be seen on the
court house ponh. while Hoy Seouts. and nurses stand at attention on the left. The Veterans organ
izations were just hack ot the nurses. (Stall Photo,
!t plunged nose first over an
ment and into a creek near
School after sideswiping an
damage amounted to about
ut there were no casualties.
Highway Patrolman Joe
reported a 1948 Chevrolet
by Boyce C. Darnel, Green
a. C, route 3, was attempt
pass a 1941 Plymouth opcrat
Jimmy Edray Ford' of Can
pat point, Mr. Ford's car
i to make a turn, and the
pi auto sideswlped the left
If it. then struck' a concrete
tent, and plunged over an cm
fent into the creek. '
4 accident occured on High
7fi about half a mile south
9i autos were approaching
iesville at the time.
folman Murrill said the bulk
damage was sustained by the
IFord was driving alone, and
arntll was accompanied by
fries (Buddy) Evans, 34, of
fy S. C. died Sunday night of
Is received in an automobile
fent near Spartanburg, S. C,
f was a native of the Hyder
f tain Section of Haywood
tv and had been employed in
cy a number of years,
feral services will be held in
ler's Chapel Methodist Church
fay at 2 p. m.
riving are the mother, Mrs.
Robinson Evans of Hyder
Wain; two sisters, Miss Eliza
i Evans of the home and Mrs.
frow Sanders of Spartanburg;
'pphews and one niece.
An Armistice Day audience here
Saturday heard Kev. Broadus K.
Wall call for preparedness, and a
rodedieation of efforts and talents
Thfi State llighwav Coiiimisslnn I to the promotion of world peace.
last month completed 7.9 miles of "While I am opposed to war, 1
road Improvements in Haywood j believe we must be adequately pre-
()Ullty parcn acainsi me torces mai wouia
The Commission announced this uesiroy us. no saia.
in a report made public today. He struck at the dangers of
The work was done under the , Communism and urged his audi
accelerated road construction pro- ence to "hold high the torch of
worship, and build a nation about
gram. ! .... ' , .
At the same time, another an- i i v.u.
nouncemenl said the staU- had I "1 he time has come or us to
S57I11K.H on Haywood ! turn to Cod, and His ways, he con-
j ii.r...,nh Kintim- , eluded
This report came from William
Corkill, division engineer at Ashe
villeiV' 1 J v
The announcement on the work
done last month listed these pro
L. Dale Thrash, Tenth Division
Commissioner, has announced me j
following projects finished: j
ID Grading and bituminous sur-
face treatment of the Crabtreo i
Road from NC 209 to the intersec-1
tion of Rogers Cove Road for 2.3 j
miles and of the Beaverdam School
Road from Thickety Road at Can
ton city limits to Beaverdam Road
at Beaverdam School, 1.8 miles.
(2 Grading and surfacing with
traffic bound macadam the follow
ing roads: Chestnut Mountain, 1
mile; Green Hill Circle Drive. 0.55;
Ball Creek Church, 0.1; Underwood
Development, 0.5; Muckle Cove.
0.35; Zach Massey, 0.2; Camp
Branch. 0.6; Doland Road, 0.15.
i3i Stabilizing and sircngincn-
ing of the Camp Branch Road, 0.35
In a special quarterly progress
report issued recently. Dr. Henry
W. Jordan, Highway Commission
Chairman, announced the paving of
4 fi58 5 miles of secondary road
during the last 20 months. This
sets a new all-time roadbuilding
record for the State of North Caro
Over $54,000,000 of the $95,000,-
000 in bond money aliocaieo 10
road projects has been spent since
the start of the szou.iiuu.uuu pro
gram last year.
The short service at the court
house was held just after the par
ade, led by the high school band,
wiU) Gold 8U piwenU, American
Legion, the auxiliary, Veterans of
Foreign Wars, and Auxiliary, to-!
get her with Boy and Girl Scouts
On Saturday night, T. L. (Tull
Jamison of Canton, delivering one
of his numerous addresses, was
featured speaker at the annual
Armistice Day dinner at the Hazel
' wood School.
I Approximately 75 persons, in
i eluding Gold Star parents of the
(See Armistice raee ai
Sgt. Wright in Japan
Robert H. Wright has arriv-
I Kyushu. .Tannn arrordinc to
page received bv his parents,
Ind Mrs. H. L, .Wright.
F. Wrieht. J a mumiwr nf the
f Air Corps and is a veteran
flirld W,r tt 111 ontororl the
African Campaign early in
1 and was later sent to England
lxt.en.sive training before the
Meet To Plan
1951 Polio Drive
A new high record w'as set in
October for the issuance of build
ing permits, according to Hugh
Jolley, building inspector for Way
nesville. Since the zoning ordinance re
quires that permits be had before
construction or repairs of any kind
are made, accounted for some In
crease, Mr. Jolley explained.
"The citizens now realize the
necessity of eetting a oermit before
starting any kind of construction
or repairs within the city limits,"
Permits were issued as follow:
T, Henry Gaddyr irarage; W. ' M.
Cobb. Firestone addition; C. r..
Hay's Sons, addition; Ninevah Bap
tist church, church building; D. u.
Kellv. dwelling; J a s. D. Irady,
dwelling; Town of Waynesville, al
terations and repairs; Davis-Liner
Motor Sales, accessory building;
Home Laundry, addition, Sybil
Robinson, dwelling; J. E. Wright.
dwelling; Mrs. Maude Jones, dwell-1
lug; Free Methodists, church build
ing; A. A. Dills, accessory building.
O T. V. Barker, dwelling; Bill
Nichols, addition; Joseph Mormino,
roofing; L. H. Bramlett, addition;
Miss Lois Harrold, repairs and re
roofing; Miss Bessie Boyd, addition;
H. C. Nave, addition; R. E. Haynes,
By Barbara Best
l'nnr rrahtrjT residents at
recent meeting made plans for;
their part in the Tobacco Harvest I
Festival and in the cominj basket-;
Representatives of Canton and
Waynesville will hold an organiza
tional meeting Wednesday for the
1951 March of Dimes campaign.
David Hyatt, 1950 Waynesville
area polio drive chairman, said to
day the session would be held at a
"Dutch treat" luncheon at the
Towne House at 1 P. M.
Beekman Huger, chairman of the
Canton area drive last January, is
scheduled to attend, with others
who worked in the Haywood Coun
M. O. Galloway
Of Hereford Group
M O Gallowav of Waynesville
will serve another year as president
of the Western North Carolina
Hereford Breeders Association.
He was re-elected to the post
Thursday night during the Associa
tion's annual meeting in Ashcvillc.
Roy S. Haynes of Clyde was elec
ted as one of tho rew directors.
Serving current director icrms
arc Dr. A. P. Cline of Canton, Dr.
J. L. Reeves of Canton, and Dr. N.
By Mrs. Betty Seay
r vciiiuti can cm"
I'ly warmer today and Tues-
Official Wavnesville tempera
as reenrripri hv tha utaff of
State Test Farm):
Max. Min. Rainfall
-.-.w 68 44
. 64 37 .15
.44 26 .02
54 18 ..-
, r ur..,nacm n
. i,..ii Lncaier oi '
i nev eiecieu -in i
and discussed plans for obtaining '
basketball uniforms for the guib QCUl ilUaUil
team. 1 m r t T
In regard to the Festival, mey, l O UOnief UCMICU
selected a community quefn anoi . 1VT: U
worked on plans for the float which ( XueSOOy ISigm
ho rntered in the Festival par-,
ade. Waynesville Lodge No. 259, Anc-
In other community imPluvt" , i,.nt Free and Accepted Masons,
. .. ..MJnm.QV tllO work ... . n . TaB. in
ment projects uu"ji - i win meet ai o r. m. "
of erecting mail boxes and road confer the fellowcraft degree on a
. .. 1 UnA u'ith-lnPl - . . i j . . .
signs has oeen laum-inu class of two canaiaaies.
paving of the road. Brother R. M. Fie, senior ward-
The next regular mvtuiis en. will be in cnarge ana win coh-
fnr thp rieeree.
pmthor s E. Connatser, past
district deputy grand master, will
delive the Morals Advantages oi
. Brother R. C. Ellis will deliver
the Stairway Lecture, and Brother
p. W. McElroy will give the charge.
AH visiting Masons are cordially
invited to attend.
The residents of Fines Creek at
a recent meeting elected Miss
Regina Ferguson as the commun
ity's queen for the 1950 Haywood
County Tobacco Harvest Festival.
Thcv also selected these commit
tees to work in connection with the
Construction Tom Brummitt,
chairman; Farady Greene, Jim Car
penter, Charles Ducked; Thomas
Hood, Carl Greene, Steve Varastko,
Lawrence Rusell, Floyd Fisher,
Dewitt Rogers. Mark Ferguson,
Reeves Ferguson, and Fletcher
Decorating Mrs. Tom Brummitt.
chairman; Lorena Duckett, Fannie
Noland, Jeff Wells, Lucy Fergu
son, Bonnie Verastko, Betty Seay,
Mavilla Ferguson, Mavilla Greene,
Mrs. Lawrence Russell, Mary Jane
McCrary, Mrs. Thomas Hood, Edna
Noland, Clara James, and June
At Early Date
Plans for the new $ti((U00 wing
of the Haywood County Hospital
will be submitted to the N. C, r ;
Medical Commission within the i
next few days I
Lee Davis, administrator for (Ik ' I
hospital,' quoted Hospital Architect !
Lindsay Cudger of Ashcvtlle to1 v
this effect last weekend j ?
If nil proceeds without a hitch,!
he continued, construction on the
new 50-bed wing would start about
Mr. Gudger was In the final
stages of writing the specifications
After the stale commission aits,
the plans will be submitted, In or
i iter, to: the hoard of. county com
missioners, the state government,
and, finally, the federal govern
ment. After approval Is obtained from
I lie federal government, advertis
ing for the bids will start.
Mr. Davis quoted the architect
;is saying he thought the bids
would be ready for lei ling "about
the first of the year."
The long-hoped for expansion
became possible in October 1940
when Haywood County's voters ap
proved the proposal for a $225,
000 bond Issue to help finance the
construction of .the wing.
That will be the part the county
will pay on the $fi00,000 bill.
The rest will be paid by the fed
eral and state governments.
Under the statute providing for
t lie new construction, the county,
federal, and state governments pay
roughly about one third of the tot-
Actually, the $G00.000 doesn't re
present the cost rf construction a
lone. About $75,000 of it, Mr. Davis
explained, will buy the equipment
which will go Into It
The construction of (lie new wing
will boost to 122 beds the capacity
of the Haywood County Hospital
as a whole.
I Beyond that increased capacity,
however, it also will permit the
hospital to offer a wider variety of
medical services than the present
institution is capable of doing.
Mr. Davis said the plans, for one
thing, provide the entire basement
of the new wing for the surgical
The plans, furthermore, provide
space in the department for "deep
therapy" work for example, the
treatment nf cancer by X-ray.
"A room will be wired to handle
the special equipment for such
work,'' he added, "but of course
the actual equipping of this room
will not he done under the current
This equipment will be installed
when more funds-beyond the
$600,000 provided for the Immedi
ate work become available.
There also will be a special sec
tion reserved for the treatment of
In all, the new basement depart
ment will contain three operating
rooms (the old hospital now has
Leaders In Annual Achievement Day Program Here
' IT' !
These folks were largely responsible for the annual Achievement Day program staged here last
Thursday Seated left to right: Mrs. Jimmie Williams, council secretary; Miss Mary Cornwell, home
Demonstration agent: Mrs. Paul Hyatt, council president; Kev. Broadus E. Wall, speaker; standing,
Mrs Carl RatelllTe, program chairman. Miss Nel I Kcnnctt. district home agent, and Miss Jean Chll
ders assistant Home Demonstration Agent; The picture was made at the banquet at the Hazel-
wood school. (Stall Photo).
The Hazelwood Boosters Club
elected their officers for 1951 last
Thursday night at their regular
monthly dinner meeting at the
Sain Lane was named president
to succeed Rudolph Carswell, who
automatically became vice-president
in the election.
Mr. Lane was secretary.
The Boosters also named Thur
man Smith secretary, and re-elect
ed G. ('. Summerrow treasurer, j
Also elected were three direc
tors: George Blschoff, Claude Al
len, and John B. Smith.
Ralph Summerrow and Mr.
Smith were named to the Fourth
of July Committee, which handles
the arrangements for the Boosters
sponsored local Independence Day
The members also decided to in
stall their officers and hold their
Ladies Night and Christmas Party
at their next meeting, which will
come on December 14.
Aside from this business, the
members were entertained by tin
stones of Dr. Matthews, Canton
Beef Auction To
The Waynesville Hons Club will
auction off some prime beef Thurs-
It's from a calf owned bv Aileeiri
Williams, daughter of Dw'ght Wil
liams, a member of the club and
manager of Graceland Farms.
The gil l's animal was shown in
the recent annual WNC Beef Show
for 4-II and FFA members at Ashe
vllle. At the sale that followed the
show the club's community im
provement committee bought the
1. (120-pound animal for 33' a cents
The beef will be auctioned in
individual packages ranging in
weight from two to four pounds
The Lions and their friends will
participate in the bidding.
The and ion will feature the reg
ular weekly dinner meeting of the
club at 7 P. M. at Patrick's Cafeteria.
Here Is A
Group To Meet
C. PIGEON TO MEET
The Center Pigeon Community
Development Program will meet at
Long s Church at 7:30 P. M. Thurs-
This means that three patients day.
will be able to undergo major opcr- ! Frank M. Davis of Iron Dull, re
ations simultaneously. j cenlly elected to the board of conn
The surgical floor also will con-' ty commissioners, will be the prin
(Sec Hospital Page 8) I cipal speaker.
Colored Lights Will Be
Turned On Tuesday, 21st
Colorful lights on Main Street will shine the 21st.
Workmen of the light department of the Town have started
their annual job of stringing hundreds of colored lights for the
holiday season. The work is scheduled to be completed and the
lights burning for the opening of the Tobacco Harvest Festival
November 2 1st.
Walter Mehaffcy, superintendent, said about three or four
days would be required to string the several thousands of bulbs.
held in the near future.
Grady E. Hannah, Navy recruit
seaman, is taking the service s in
doctrination course at the San
Diego, California, Naval Training
Contractors Pushing Grading On
Soco-Heintooga Road Projects In Park
Huge machines have been stead-!of schedules on the projects. grading, and about 40 1 per cent of, The me,nbers of the Haywood
lly eating their way into the sides) The Gatlinburg Construction their entire contract. Th s firm J-: County Board of Elect ions Mas
of the mountains in the Park this "company have the contract for 5.3 -so has a contract for 2.1 miles on t Thursday certified the rcu Its of
. .. . V..MJI . .. : , m..,. the R He Ridge Parkway, and .1 the General Llectton voting tn me
1 1 1 1 . I TlVt UII1C3 VL IVOW .v,. ' ; .rtQt
road from Soco Gap to Heintooga : Gap to Heintooga, and have finish-
1 n, 1- -1 f KHA .mil nuflr . . . . . 1 ? J . . U rw,A
Congressman Monroe M. Redden
and some ot the state's top high
way officials are scheduled to at
tend Monday's meeting of the State
Park Commission's committee on
the National Park' and Parkway.
Mrs. Doyle Alley of Waynes
ville. the Commission secretary,
said today the session is scheduled
! Those scheduled to attend, in ad
dition to Mr. Redden, are R. Getty
i Browning, chief locating engineer
for the Stale Highway and Public j
Works Commission: and L. Dale
(Thrash, Tenth District highway;
Charles E. Hay of Waynesville.
Parks Commission chairman, will :
Heading the committee is Fran
cis J. Heazet of Asheville, as chair
man. Other members are Dr. Kelly
Bennett of Bryson City and Percy
Ferebee of Andrews
1 The luncheon ;Vill be held at
12:30 P; M at the Battery Park
Hotel, and the afternoon session at
Mr. Hi'Lel's office in tile Jackson
Awards, compliments, .and oud '
food were passed in profusion at
the annual banquet of the Home
Demonstration Clubs of Haywood
on Thursday night.
More than 200 attended the gala
affair at the Hazelwood school cafe
teria, with Mrs. Paul Hyatt, presi
dent of the council, presiding, and
Rev, Broadus E. Wall, pastor of the
First Baptist church, the principal
During tha session of distribut
ing awards, Miss Margaret John
j ston. librarian, announced that
i Haywood had led the State in the
number of books read this year by
Home Demonstration Club women.
Miss Mary Cornwell then announc
ed the -county had tied for first
place in the publicity about the
Rev, Mr. Wall talked briefly on
Citizenship". He termed a good
citizen, as one who had a princi
ple in his life; one who puts the
interest of people and community
above selfish Interests.
"A good citizen is one who liva
at peace with his neighbor, and the
world," he continued. "To be a
good citizen, one should be pro
gressive and aggressive, and pos
sess a spirit of cooperation."
The speaker then reminded his
audience that while it was a little
late this time, he urged that "all
citizens exercise the right to voto
and vote for the individual who has
the greatest character."
Rev. Mr. Wall then urged that
"individuals always take a definite
stand -on the right side of moral
questions of life this is an obliga
tion of adults in guarding and pro
tecting the young people from pit
falls. We should strive to put into
practice the things that will make
this world a better place in which
Rev. Mr. Wall was presented by
Mrs. Carl Ratcliffe. following a
solo bv Charles Isley, accompanied
hv Betty Franklin. The invocation
was given by Mrs. C. O. Nwell.
and the roll call of clubs was macia
by Mrs. Jimmie Williams, county
via Black Camp Gap are well over
half way their contracts.
J. A. Todd, project engineer for
the U. S. Bureau of Public Roads,
ed all the clearing and rough grad
ing on their project.
Nello Teer Construction Com
miles on a sour road, rountv.
When the two projects are com-' They reported no major changes
pleted, motorists will be able to in the count,
drive from Soco Gap, at highway The certified official returns
hnH as "virtually the
the U. S. Bureau of Public ! Roads n o Durnam ive the con- n tehe that manvjsame" as the unofficial tabulation
said that ideal weathertogetherj of buiiding 3.4 mlles -from! ,e .n" ' - , tne entire.Park, carried in The Mountaineer last
uith hoaw Pntitnmpnt. had enabled c,w na in Rlark Camn Gao. and-L d c y
1 L- - . , area i nursaa.
the two contractors to push ahead (have finished 70 per cent of the;
Injured .... 29
(Tbia Information com
piled from Record of
SUt Highway Patspl)