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The Waynesville mountaineer. (Waynesville, Haywood Co., N.C.) 1925-1972, February 22, 1951, Image 1

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tamukd ra cr Comp 220-230 S M? 'deiignt Of The News Incy.. nn. L distinction r Record tek was dr on our ffbe attendance records 'Sunday School class Moihodist Church. rnouncement of the 'STiob t the Metho .,?! Uroy West u....on't missed 1 3ucW '"" --nw. county with a record UUirful observance? A Junior W.. Brown - His latncr is uieim r .. furniture iui n'1-4 . - At home, wrs. cy calling Glenn wunsra. most people wins. 'c Lor, since his first name l;s fathers Ilia MS 1113 Iv on the young attorney or. is that his tamer ai- Itpd his nuaaie uauic, w . ... Is Even Worse liamey is very fond of ap act. he can often be seen icm throughout the day Lrt house. Lr day while looking on missioner s meeting, Mr. Las enjoying his favorite It'll ail 01 a suuuen im the spittoon several feet threw the remainder of away, and had a look of h his face. Apparently he rotten spot, or maybe fc worse like the man asked: is worse than biting Into and seeing a worm?" half a worm," came the ply. -111. WAYNESYILLE MOUNTAINEE R HMshed Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park D- TODATS SMILE She: I think men. should wear something to show they are married. Women wear weddinr rings. He: Men wear something to show they're married. They wear last year's clothes. 66th YEAR NO. 16 16 PAGES Associated Press WAYNESYILLE, N . THURSDAY. AFTERNOON, FEB. 22, 1951 . $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counti Civic Leaders Make Plans For Annual Red Cross Roll Call 1 . , s t l f: al Unit OnNewHospit Final details for the annual roll call of the Red Cross were completed by this group meeting this week. The campaign will begin March first. Seated, left to right: Mrs. Ethel McDarrls, secretary; A. J. Fancher and L, K. Barber, co-chairmen, and Mrs, Fred Y. Campbell, chairman of business and residential areas. Standing: B. C Francis and Mrs. C. O. Newell, rural districts; W. 11. K. Millar, profes sional groups; Mrs. Lucy Jones, schools, and Leo Weill, advisor and chairman special contributions group. (Staff Photo). Comfort Liner went to the Lake la school the other night, (all set to enjoy the pro- st as he became comfort scat broke, and he had to her. tight perhaps he was us- feat made for "lighter and was about to forget lent, when in came a man not fall into the heavier V just as he sat down, the ihed. That proved to Mr. i it was the seats at fault. his appetite; I (he program, a count '"1 hrr.Lra.. uol. I wvnvii ocavg, 111 itic Jg Good Time Carl Setzer had lots of his hands today. He was man to report for work in Jiff's office, and was eoing fitinc duties more than an lad of schedule. began Wednesday after- pg a raid for whiskey Brendle Creek. Deputy Pgcther with Deputy Ever- Jroy found a still, and four f mash. The "chopping quired a lot of axe sling- FPuty SeUer. and his wrist ? nt haywire, gaining more i"uui in iu nours Mountain Supply Firm Bought By Ed Mottinger Ed Mottinger, president of Way nesville Tractor Company, Inc., an nounced today the firm is open for business in the recently completed Burgin Building at the Depot. Mr. Mottinger, and associates, recently bought the Mountain Sup ply Company from Rogers Brothers here. The formal opening of the new firm will be staged at an early date, Mr. Mottinger said. Mr Mottinger .is formerly of WhileviUftfnd . foejtoe. years .waaJ associated with the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company. Prior to that time, he served six years in the army. He will handle the complete line of Ford Tractors and Dearborn farm equipment. In addition to sales, he will have a service department for all makes of tractors, with Enos Boyd in charge. Mr. Mottinger plans to move his family here in the near future. TO HAVE OPERATION Mrs. S. H. Bushnell was sched uled to undergo an operation at Duke Hospital this morning. Mis. Beii Sloan, her daughter, and Sam H. Bushnell, Jr.; her son, are with her. Small Children Have row Escape With Fire KS. i. E. BURNETTE Juntaineer Reporter pwrence Mint pf Cecil. a in saving her two small irom their burning home rtay. but the hrmso onri things was burned to the Mrs. Mintz Wa nnlv a itance away, at the hm fsband's parents, when the me cmidren called her he burnlnif buUdlne. Mr. fs wy at work. she had carried out the Hne and two years old rrs nad made surh head. - , was unable to return f' the hnusphnM uniuli a - atvw. p with clothing and other raaio appeal brought donations Th i '' Present with Mr. Mint', vna Mrs. Joha Mint. Religious Census Will Be Conducted On Sunday 3 Haywood FFA Members Win In Speaking Contest Haywood County speakers swept three out of five places in the F. F. A. public speaking contest held at Cullowhce Wednesday afternoon. 6 ld6nCe8r was open to T.T. A". members in all counties from Hay wood west. Pete Noland of Crabtree, speak ing on "More Milk" placed second. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Noland of the Hyder Mountain sec tion. Waynesville's Wade Francis took fourth place, and "Wicky" Haynes of Clyde was fifth. First and third honors were won by speakers from Bryson City and Murphy, respectively. Commission Pushing On Gathering Data For Report Hay wood Scene Is Color Cover For New N.C. Booklet The "Rooftop of Eastern Ameri ca' is Haywood's Devil's Court House, affording to the caption on the rover of "North Carolina The Tar Heel State." The picture U In full color. The booklet was published by the State Department of Con servation and Development pri marily fur response to inquir ies from out-or-state school chil dren and for distribution through military ramps. It is hoped that the supply will be sufficient to till all requests for single copies. The community-wide religious census will get underway Sunday afternoon, with all denominations participating. The Aliens Creek community have completed the work in their area, and Hazelwood churches have divided that area into three parts, and will. begin at two o'clock on Sunday . The Waynesville churches will pool their workers, and a meeting will be held at the First Baptist 1h"uTcri? of alt canvassers at two o'clock, and after a briefing, and final Instructions, will make the survey of Waynesville. . The results of the canvass will be computed and all churches giv en the details. Another Oil-Drum Still Destroyed By Sheriff's Dept. Officers found another oil-drum still Wednesday, together with four barrels of mash. ; Deputies Carl Setzer and Everett McElroy found the galvanized out fit on Brendle Creek. Besides the mash, the officers found a quantity of tubs and buckets. Thfe mash was destroyed, and the drum stiu brought In. This is the second sucn outfit found and destroyed in the past four weeks. FAIP J'-y. February 22 Fair and - winay Thursday.-fri-l-udyandwer. navnmriiiA a hcnriiM I tempera- V 19. Max." Mln. Rainfall Hz Jfft .- An - DT 49 .10 One Boarding Place Reports Business Slow There is one "boarding" place in Waynesville that reports busi ness is "slow but even the Cham ber of Commerce is not going to get a case of dithers over the news. The operator of the place is Sheriff Fred Campbell he report ed this morning that he only had "two boarders" in jail. This is usually the case right after a crimlnat term of court, when the prisoners are sent to road camps or the state penilentary. , L. L. McDowell, of Canton, Joins Marines Lorin L. McDowell, 20, of Can ton, has been accepted for enlist mcnt in the U. S. Marine Corps. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. C. MrDowell of Route 2, Canton. He is now at the Marine Corps Re rrnit DeDot at Parris Island for eight weeks' basic training. Fleeing Drunk Man Finds Pathway Full Of Thorns There, is a 20-year-old Haywood man who would perhaps go stark crazy if he heard the song, "My Wild Irish Rose." ' It is n : that h has anything a- galnst the Irish, or pretty music, but the mere mention of a rose, causes him to start stinging all over.'. The episode started when the young fellow started raising a fuss at the Little Rock Station. The man was "fussy drunk,'' according to Sheriff Fred Campbell, who was called to take over the situation. As the officers arrived, the vnuno follow hroke out In a run was Sheriff Campbell. Up the hill thev went, and as they startea down the other side, the man went head first into a matted thicket of wild rose bushes. He could not move, and all Sheriff Campbell could see was the man's feet. The sheriff obligingly held flashlight and ordered the man to back out, and behave." The order did not have to be re- The man did as he was tnld. and was brought to jail. Officers picked 30 large thorns from the man's face, and did not those extracted from his chnniHprs and hands. a hear tran could not have new Red Cross Group Set To Start On Roll Call Drive Businessmen and women and other community leaders have been named to spearhead the 1951 Red Cross Fund Drive, it has been an nounced by the Rev. Malcolm Wil liamson, Haywood chapter chair man. The quota is $3,775. Heading the list as co-ehnirnien of the drive are: A. J. Fawner and L. K. Barber. Serving with them as chairmen of their respective groups are Mrs. Fred Campbell, Business and Residential . areas; Mrs. Lucy Jones, Schools; W. H F. Millar, Professional; Mrs. C. O. Newell, Rural; Leo Weill, Civic Organizations. These key men and women met the first of this week, and will shortly announce the names of N. C. Symphony To Give 2 Concerts In This County The North Carolina Little Sym phony will give two concerts in Haywood next week At Canton on Monday, 26th, and at Waynes ville on the 28th. The children's concert will he Kiven at one o'clock, and the main concert at eight, at the high school. The same program will be given both here and in Canton. Mrs. Freida Knopff (s in charge here, and C. C. Poindexter, in Can ton. The program will Include num bers from Mozart, Beethoven, Wald- leufel, Dubussy, Greig, Novacek, Guion and Ollenbaeh. Tickets will be available at the doors. The inter-city survey commis sion of Waynesville and Hazelwood are continuing their study of the mutual problems of the two towns this week. Considerable work is being car ried on in exploring all phases of Important data and authorallve in formation to lie presented to the two town hoards, and the public, it was learned, It was also learned Dial there is a feeling by the members of the 7-man commission Unit .substantial progress is being made, and a lot of constructive work is being made towards completing the formal report. The commission is compiling in formation from a number of agen cies, and sources, ami will incor porate all this in their formal re port, It was said. No definite dale for Hie next meeting has been set, pending the return of Chairman 1). Reeves No- land to town. It is almost certain a meeting will he held early in the week. Rev. J. E. Yountz is general their team captains and other (See Census Page 8) (Sec Red Cross Pace 8) Of Canton School Robbed Musical Instruments And Quantity Of Food Supplies Canton police and the Sheriff's office may not be stopping, but they'll certainly be looking and listening for a person or persons who will be tooting their horns. More precisely, the culprit might be using one of the musical instru ments stolen from the North Can ton School on Tuesday night. And If all that blowing makes him hun gry, he'll have a choice of the food that is missing from the school lunchroom. A. J. Hutchins, superintendent of Canton schools, stales that the thief left no marks to show how he entered the building. Besides taking food, and a probable several hundred dollars worth of instru ments belonging to members of the band, he also ransacked class (See Canton School Paec 8) Moody Hurt When Car Leaves Road Manuel Houston Moody suffered cuts about the head when his car left Highway 284 Wednesday night, and went down a 12-foot embank ment. Moody, the lone occupant in the car,' was given treatment at tut Haywood County Hospital. The car was badly damaged, ac cording to Patrolman B. L. Basden, who Is making an investigation of the accident. Details Being Tushed To Get Bids Adver tised March First; Con tract Let Early April This morning it looked like tho machinery was all set to start mov ing dirt for the $760,000 Haywood County Hospital addition by April 15th. The final plans are being given the onceover by the North Caro lina Medical Care Commission, and H. E. Hamilton, of the commission, told The Mountaineer from Rsleigh today that indications were that the project would be advertised for bids the first week in March. Tha 30-day period of advertising, would enable the contract to be let the first week in April, with a tipula lion that work must start within 10 days afer awarding of the con tract. A sum of $780,000 has been set up for the 5-story building, pro viding space for 49 beds. This will also include cost of equipment, which is estimated will be about $80,000. Estimates are that 8 months to a year will be required to build the structure, which will connect to the present building. Four con tracts will be given a general con tract, heating and ventilation, plumbing and electrical. The en tire units of operating rooms will be air conditioned. The county Is putting up $225, 000 of the total of the building and equipment. This was provided in a special bond election last Sep tember by a 13 to 1 vote of the citizens. Lee Davis, administrator of the hospital, and board of trustees, have received plans and specifica tions, and all agree that "It is a thing of beauty, and designed for efficiency, and to meet an urgent need." . .. .'. 42nd Annual Declamation Contest Set 27th The public is invited to the 42nd Annual Declamation contest, spon sored by the Dorcas Bell Love chapter of the D. A. R. on Tues day, February 27. U will take place at 9:45 a. m. in the auditorium of the Waynesville High School. Nine speakers are planning to enter the contest, which is open to all high school bovs. Last year's contest was won by Danny McClure, then in his second year of high school. Another form er winner Is Malcolm Williomson, recent winner of the declamation contest at the State Republican Convention. RE A Group Attend State Convention Several representatives of the Haywood Electric Membership Corporation are attending the two day stale association in Raleigh this week. The delegates from the Havwood group includes: R. C. Sheffield, manager; R. E. Scnlellc attornev: Carter Osborne. C. W. London and II. W. Davis, directors, Town Would Get Big Sum For Street Project G. C. Ferguson, town manager, is attending a special hearing be fore the General Assembly relative to a proposed bill to give the towns funds for general street work. The bill, based on the 1950 census, would give Waynesville between $25,000 and $30,000 for streets used as main highways. Mr. Ferguson said. The hearing is being sponsored by the North Carolina League of Municipalities. Waste Paper Pick-Up To Be Made Sunday Afternoon Bob Hall, chairman of the Junior Chamber of Commerce Waste Pap- 16 Haywood Reporters Of Mountaineer Study News Gathering i It? ; j M ''' i , !( 'Sf-.i '-.i0 t - i 1 I ',' -i.i.l nil ii iitw "f (' Ti1M mi it i mil i i f-T- - ....-.t . , T - ,M Sixteen of the reporters for The Mountaineer from Haywood communities here at the Towne House Wednesday for a luncheon and conference on news gathering, with the staff of this newspaper leading the discussions. Those attending included: kneeling in front, Miss Peggy Bradshaw, Crabtree; seated, left to right: Mrs. Eugene Woods, Crabtree; Mrs. Roy Medford, Iron Duff; Mrs. Maude Os borne, South Clyde; Mrs. George Boring, White Oak; Mrs. Martin Rogers, Stamey Cove; and Mrs. Weaver Sheffield, Center Pigeon. Standing left to right: Mrs. Sam Ferguson, Fines Creek; Mrs. Carl Jones .Katcliffe Cove; Mrs. Bill Hollingsworth, Francis Cove; Mrs. Lovd R. Jones Hominy; Mrs. Bill Hembree. Aliens Creek; Mrs. J. Edgar Burnette, Cecil; Mrs. George Worley, Beaverdam; Mrs. Charles Layman, Crusq, and Mrs, Horace Peek, West Pigeon, (Staff Photo). er Drive, today voiced an urgent reminder to residents of the areas covered in the drive to have their waste paper out this Sunday, Feb ruary 25, between I and 6 p. in. The drive will include the fol lowing areas: Dellwood Road to New Highway, Ashevillc Road to Cedar Top including Ralcliiie Cove, Pigeon Road to Waynesville City Limits, Balsam Road to Day ton Rubber Company, and the towns of Hazelwood and Waynes ville. While the Jay Cees are particu larly anxious to have old newspap ers, magazines and catalogs, they will also take clothes hangers, rags and string. Sale of the material thus collect ed will raise funds for the Jay Cee's varfous civic projects. As sisting Mr. Hall in this drive are E. Miller Ingram and Dwight Beaty. Highway Record For 1951 In Haywood (To Date) Killed 0 Injured .... 7 (This information conn piled from Record f State Bichway PatroL) -57 49 .10 young felhw broke out In a run I IsjMajpjMaMPaajl M for the woods. Right on his heels j the man better, one officer saia. . . ... . . ; . ', ... . , ; . . .... ,;" .. ' . Out Your Waste Paper For The Jaycee Paper Drive Sunday Afternoon -The Money Is For Civic Projects

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