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"What a lovely fur coat
you have on, my dear. I
husband must have chanced
"Oh. no, 1 chanted hus
l'libhshcd Twlce-A-Week In The County Seat ol Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
. 1.1 know how
66th YEAR NO. 15 12 PAGES Associated Tress
WAYNESV1LLE. N. C. MONDAY AFTERNOON, FEB. 19, 1351 53.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson CountieV
I Late of bad weather and
. Jrf the Central Meth
,reh at Cb de proudly pre
ying attendance hon
oerfcct attendance for
Uhs, Bobby Rogers;
.,nih Mrs. Ralph Mil-
I...... m,.nths. Mrs, How-
,k. amJ fur two momns,
Dh and Mrs. Levi
Mrs. Morgan is teacher of
Mr. Rogers is presioem,
Rush is secretary.
ladies boarded the
Each had a round-trip
..3" -. . ,
hr at sometime, mey
...i, nihpr thev tnougnt
kt swapping Sly glances
to Ashevilie. as me uu
. ttnD in Ashevilie, tney
siviken. but realized they
Im be on their separate
d u was then too late to
minutes later, the two met
hi- n a doctor s oince
U sat. awaiting their ap
It still swapping sly
and wondering "Who is
ian I know her face.'
lone, the routine of the
office had separated the
lie weni on, me evem was
because of the diversion
ion to the doctor and staff
lhat afternoon as the bus
'of home, the two women
iard. Then the unexpected
il word was uttered. Com
iusband, in trying to help
determine her fellow-
iman brought on wratn,
said: "1 can't believe the
as you say neither spoke
o miie trip there and back.
two women going that far
talking I'm speechless."
nded the Imperfect day.
Lions Refinish Hospital Room - First Patient Is Member
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awjtgjjjjM)ltjiiiiiTi niimi ) ti in
When the Lions Committee went to check on th e redecorated room they sponsored at the Haywood
... t T ! t U . . t 1 ..r l. . Ct.AifV VnA nr rn.v.Knll nnllont 1m h
UUIllj nuayiltu, llicy xuuuil uuu tl inch uwu iucliiuvis-ouriiii ricu x. valllHu,'l in wv
room. The Lions spent over $300 on the room and a water cooler. The pleased looks on their faces
come from the fact that Sheriff Campbell had just told thorn he was well enough to go home. Stand
ing, left to right: jerry Rogers, Ben Phillips, Lee Davis, P. R. Kitchen, and Cpl. Pritchard Smith.
(See other picture Page 6) (Staff Photo).
First Baptists Vote To Start
New Auditorium Immediately
Optimism Prevails At
Of H. C. Farmers Co-Op
Name The Size
iieoplc will do almost any-
a little of what they call
IIkt dy one pranksterlold
in a very serious tone:1''-
Ir a lelcphone number here
t call they have a box for
Uspeclilit! friend Dieked
'tone, placed his call, and
mg his name said:
been told you have a box
f me? Is that true? What
box. he asked.
jprson on the other end of
readily realized it was an-
fank. and said:
(inly we have a box for
(t y?ur size this is a funic."
Increased To 3;
. .' ' ' ('
The first three paces of the sco
ond section of today's issue have
iriotwrw'- about " Aliens Creek
the first of a scries of pictorial
home and farm pages of each of
The original plan was to use two
pages, but at the last minute a
decision was made to use three
pages in order to give a wide
scope of coverage.
The second in the series will
appear next Monday.
s, And Post
te Will Be
fun's' birthday will be
by the banks and oost of.
f on Thursday.
than. the closing of the
ational and vt ci-to
nd post office, no other
t& has been announced for
N Mrs. Joe Rose
f ng Home Here
"1 Mrs. Joe Emerson Rose
begin construction of a
Jf the 16th green at the
-iud mis week.
recently lived here, and
rved to Bilt mnPa IT r root
Vlt V LJti
lv6 SOld thpir hnm lUr.
u . . i . """"S Mint,
ivson has been named elec
r ,r ueaveraam.
y intemcnt was made hv
rt f commissioners.
Hazelwood officials have arrang-
l tn hiuo a man on (lulv at tllC lil'C
station "around the clocK, u w
announced today by Mayor uyoe
Fisher. The nieht telephone num
ber is 1036, and in the daytime the
station can be reached over the
same phone in addition to lUB.
Mavor Fisher announced that
Rill Pipmmnns. former county
jailer, had been employed to be
on duty at night. Other town em
ployees will take care ol tne sta
tion during the day.
Plans have also been compicica
fnr a representative of the stale
insurance commission to make a
survey and study of the taciiiues,
for the purpose of establishing fire
insurance rates of the town, May
or Fisher said.
The Town of Hazelwood receivc.a
o mnriorn firp truck about six
weeks ago, and recently organized
a 36-man volunteer nre uti..,,
ment. naming George BischolT as
I0P appointment. h Kp.
n f ri
im 19-Partly cloudy
' "u luesaay witn
.n J ,,lesvule tempera-
.dedby the staff of the
, . 59
Election For I
37 More Men Pass Exams
For Military Services
lti'Diescnlatives of the 525 stock
holders' .of '.the Haywood County j
Farmers Co-operative heard optim
istic reports regarding business
for the nast year, and the outlook
for 1951, as they met here Satur
J. L; Westmoreland was re-elected
president, with Hugh Ratcllffe,
vice president; George hiamcy.
secretary, and Sam Ferguson, treas
urer. H. M. Dulin Is general man
The directors named for a 3-
vear term Saturday included Mr.
Westmoreland." Stanley and Fergu
son. Other directors carried over
from last year include: T. C.I
Davis, M. H. Ferguson, Boy S.
Haynes, R. F. Rogers. Watson How
ell, and Hugh Ratclit'fe.
During the session, Jonathan
Woody made a brief talk, and also
Wayne Corpening, county agent.
The organiaztion showed a sub
stantial increase in business in
1950 over previous years, and all
indications point to a successful
1951, Mr. Westmoreland said.
iii:.ri;ins began the annual adult
.mhi.i'shin Bov Scout drive here
iniiuv and have a ouota of $1,570,
plus an equal amount for the im
provement iund at tne camp, m-ai
Ben Colkitt, chairman of the
Boys' Work committee, is heading
the campaign, and all members of
the Rotary Club are staging the
The Canton area is also at work
on a similar program, with a quota
Tho additional $35,000 being
sought is for the permanent restor
ation of the lake, and oincr iacm
tim: ai the Daniel Boone Camp,
which is a 700-acre tract on Pigeon
River near Lake Logan.
The congregation of the First
Baptist church voted unanimously
Sundav mornine to "proceed im
mediately" with the construction
of a modern auditorium on the
vacant lot next to the Sunday
School building. The cost will be
in excess of $100,000.
The building committee, com
posed of W. 11. Burain, Zack L.
Massey and Henry Davis, said trmt
they planned to place orders for
steel and some other materials to
day' An advisory committee of
nine is working with the building
The blueprints for the .building
were completed about tvo yjH
ago." iinhn" f huPCTi v 'decided To
delay building at the time, while
more funds were raised.
The auditorium, as planned, will
scat more than 600 people, and the
building has a scries of classrooms
in the back.
The building is of brick and steel
construction, and does nut connect
with any existing building in the
Hup to the nature of the build
ing, the construction will not inter-
fpre with anv of the buildings or
services of the church, it was
The eeneral plans, and policy oi
building now were discussed by
the Board of Deacons, and an ae
Rev Broadus K. Wall is pastor
of the church, which has over 800
Latest tit ores from the North
Carolina State Department of
Motor Vehicles show that Hay
wood County has 9,207 rcRlsterrd1
aulos, trucks and trailers. This
tig u re not only tops the number
in the six counties to the west,
hut comes near brim as bine
as the next three combined.
Haywood stands in the upper
half of the slide's total resist ra
tion, HiToidinc U the Depart
ment of Motor Vehicles. Mcclt
IrnliurK leads with a registration
of 6ti.K23. wiUi (iuillord a cliwe
second with 64.89K. liwest liRiire
is reported by Clay 888.
On Election Board
Haywood Seaman Was In
Invasion Oi Wolmi lsiana
A l'oultiv School will be the
first event of a week-long program
"designed to 'Incrt'rtse Income from
hatching eggs, commercial eggs,
and broilers, which is sponsored by
the Poultry' Commission of the
Community Development Program.
The school will start at 9:30 a.m.
next Monday, February 2ti, at the
Speakers and I heir topics will
be Dr. D 1). Brown -Outlook for
Poultry; Dr. It. S. Dearslyne Our
Future in Poutry; W. (5. Andrews
Care and Management of Re
placement Stock; T. II. Morris
Handling of Eggs to Meet Hatch
ery Demands; and Dr. C, C. Gatz
Poultry Disease Services Avail
able to Haywood County Fanners.
Dr. Galz and C. F. Parrish will lead
a round-table discussion of poultry
Thirty-seven men have been
added In th list of thnuo suhlppt
to induction, according to today's
announcement by the Sclecttve
Service Board. Of the firouo which
went to Charlotte last week, the
lollowiiiK may be called Into ser
vice: Lindsey Kay Rogers, Bryce
ucau McAiuncn, nwrence It. car
ver, James William Rector, Ken
nel h Hay woriey, fcamuel Marcus
Seler. David Joah VTelch. Arvll
Carver, Jr., Roy Vinson Farmer,
Carlos Monroe Free, Edgar Green,
Holier! Samuel Bradley, Medford
Noland, William Fred Ledford,
William Billy Russell.
Also Garland Russell Saunders,
Timothy Marcclle Gibson, Billy
Haywood Best, John Edward Grif
fin, Charles Herman Holder, John
Henry Jolly, Jiin Frank Sanford,
Harold Kduard Jones, Carol Keith
Underwood, Lyndon Andrew Mc-
Crarkcn. Robert Francis Davis,
Medford Price, Charles Reeves Mc
Elralh, Timothy Mack Conley,
Homer Lee Duncan, Frank Gale
Davis, Ray Hannah, Carl Chester
Jones. James Herman Farmer,
Robert Wendell Davis. Edward
Homer Recce, and Donald Eugene
GLENN W, BROWN, well known
Waynesville attorney, and civic
leader of Clyde, has been named
member of the county board of
elections, succeeding Crom E.
Cole, who recently resigned.
Glenn W. Brown
Ndined Member of
Joint Session Held
This Morning By Twq
Boards Regarding Thq
Voters of Haywood county will
soon be given an opportunity to
sign a petition asKtng lor a oona
election for a county-wide school
building program. This proposal
came out of a joint meeting or
the board ot education appearing
before the board of commission
ers for more than an hour thia
The commissioners suggested
that the petition bearing the names
of 15 per cent of the number ot
people voting In the last general
election for governor be presented",
and they would then, according to
law, call the bond election.
The tentative figure needed fof
the proposed projects are estimate
cd at between 2Vi and 3 million
R. T. Messer, chairman of the
board of education, presented the
proposal of the state committee,
which calls for an estimated
penditurc of $2,080,000 for build
ings, plus about $350,000 for land
A. J. Hulchins, superintendent
of the Canton Sf hool District, said
(See schools rage o
By State Leader On
Three consecutive broadcasts
over WPFT, Raleigh, were recent
ly devoted to Haywood County by
l)i Frank Jeter, extension editor,
in his daily farm program.
Dr. Jeter was here for the an
nual banquet of the Haywood
I H'uioiisl ration farmers, and he
gathered much material 'for the
I lu ce broadcasts while here on that
Glenn W. Brown has been nam
ed a member of the Haywood
Board of Elections, succeeding
Crom E. Cole, who recently re
signed, due to bis )iei(ltli. Mr. Cole
The announcement of Hie ap.
polntment was made by Charles M.
Brill, chairman of the stale board
The other I wo members of the
Haywood board- Frank Ferguson,
Jr., and Charles Hawkins, have
been not Hied, and a meeting will
be held soon, at which time a chair
man and secretary will be named
Mr. Brown is an attorney here,
(See Brown Pase 6)
Board Hears Three
Groups, For Busy
The Board of Commissioners
went into their third session short
ly after noon today, for one of the
busiest days since they took office.
Earlier this morning they con
ferred at length with the county
welfare board, as to policy, and a
general program of the agency.
The entire welfare board J. R.
Boyd, Nathan Carver, and N. C.
West were present, as was Mrs.
Sam Queen, superintendent, and
Mrs. Bell, district supervisor.
As the welfare" group adjourned,
the board of education, together
with principals of all the high
schools, but one, appeared before
the Commisisoners relative to the
school building program.
The commissioners went into
session afterwards with a group on
the Spring Creek highway, which
is a state project, and slated to be
Fire Department (Jets
Electric Door Opener
Waynesville firemen can now
touch a hill Inn and I he large door
covering the entire front of their
department will slide swiftly to
Until this week, the operation
has been by hand, awailing the ar
rival of electrical -mechanism-' to
lift the doors.
Mrs. Ben Sloan is spending the
week in Durham with her mother,
Mrs. S. 11. Bushm-ll who is a pati
ent at Duke Hospital.
Two Brothers Assigned
To Same Unit In Pusar.
Two brothers who hav been
"following In each other's foot
steps" In the Army are PFC
Thomas B. Gilliland. Jr., and PFC
Robert Gilliland, the sons of Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas- B. Gilliland.
Chance has brought them together
three times since they enlisted
separately In 1949; and they have
now wound up In the same com
pany. Following basic training at Fort
Jackson, S. C, both boys were sta
tioned at Fort Benning, Georgia.
They spent Christmas furloughs
together at home in 1949. However,
I heir paths were not to cross again
for ten months and more than ten
thousand miles. In October, 1950,
Thomas, who had by this time ar
rived ill Korea, made a 70-mile
trip from his base lo a supply de
potonly Id una Koneri woiKing
Last month Thomas was hospital
ized in Pusan with frostbitten
hands. Very shortly Mrs. Gilliland
received a letter from Robert he
had been moved to Pusan. Neither
knew that his brother was so near
until their mother wrote them.
Latest coincidence, is 4t hat both
have now been assigned to the
Robert is a veteran of World
War II. with a record of service in
the China-Burma-India theater.
Thomas was a student at Waynes
ville High School before his en
Pastors and laymen of all
churches In Waynesville and Haz
elwood. are completing plans for
the community-wide religious cen
sus to be taken Sunday afternoon,
Rev. J. E. YounU, pastor of Hie
First Methodist church is general
chairman, and announced that in
formation of interest to each
church and denomination would
be given every church immediate
ly after the tabulation.
A number of workers from each
church are expected to participate
in the census. Plans are being
made to meet at the Baptist church
here at two o clock for a "brief
ing" prior to going out for the
census, Rev. Mr, Yountz said. A
similar "briefing" will be held in
Hazelwood, with the lime and place
to be announced.
600 Attend Demonstrations In Davis Home In Iron Duff
not.Qi nnnptas MacArthur de
scribes the fall of Wolmi Island as
the key which opened Korea to
amphibious invasion Radioman
John W. "Billy" spams u
eood Dlace to stay away from.
The son of Mr. and Mrs. jo.m
W. Sparks of Waynesville has just
th. West Coast after
spending a thirty-day leave wrth
his parents while his snip,
Collett, was in lor repans.- .
wh no ihpr destroyers the
Collett was ordered to anchor off
Wolmi, directly, off the menu.
Kh whieh the landing ot
ucatu v,. -' j A 1
September 14 was to be made. Ai-
though previous air Domums
presumably killed any Korea gun
ners who might be lying in wait
to make Inchon a second Tarawa,
the job of the Collett was to draw
fire from whatever gun emplace
See Sparks Page 6) "
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Father Of Mrs.
Charles E. Ray
Claimed By Death
Funeral services for John S.
Taylor, 81, the father of Mrs.
Charles E. Ray, were held Sunday,
afternoon at Snow Hill.
Mr. Taylor died at his home in
Greene County following a heart
attack on Friday night. Mr. and
Mrs. Ray left here immediately.
Surviving, besides Mrs. Ray, is
another daughter, Mrs. Minnie Rae
Davis ,of Durham; one son, James
W. Taylor, of Snow Hill; one sis
ter. Mrs. Nola Taylor, also of Snow
win and two erandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted
hv thA Rev. Mr. DeShields, and
burial was in the Snow Hill ceme
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I ' If If I' . J T ...f I 1 ;
I l ,i .With KM "I ll'Mfl""
Survey Group To
Report Early Date
The inter-city survey commis
sion of Waynesville and Hazelwood
had a long session Friday night.
Appearing before the commission
was J. R. Morgan, attorney for the
Town of Waynesville, and William
Medford, attorney for th? town of
Hazelwood. , Also Julian B. Stepp,
district manager for Carolina
Power and Light Company;
D. Reeves Noland, chairman, said
today that tne commisison has
gathered a lot of information, and
it looks like they will be ready to
make a report as to the factual
findings at an early date. He gave
no indication as to the time, other
than "an early date."
No further meetings have been
scheduled, due to the death of the
father-in-law of Charles E. Ray,
member of the commission. Mr.
Ray is still out of town.
More than 600 attended the demonstrations at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Davis last Friday.
Shown here is the living room of the home. Left to right, . Mrs., Davis, Mr. Davis, Miss Mary Corn
i well, Mrs. V. R. Davis and Mrs. T. C. Davis. A complete story on Page 3.
Killed .... 0
Injured .... 6
(This information com
piled from Records of
State. Hishwar PatraL)