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,''rd Twict'-A-Wk In The County Seat of Haywood County At ..The' Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
lM i l'AGllS Associated Press
WAYNESVILLE, .K L, THURSDAY AFTERNOON,- APRIL 5, 1951
53.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
1,1 l Rlf s
filled t ",e "
Work Being Pushed On Max Patch Road
"5 .miles, as they look-
bruits of their labors
. : thn several
,. jnciulaiire ..ai -.....here
The Waynes yii
. ' LJ
,-7 t r,-v.
'.,. .in " said one of
' ,Ki twinkling Yf an eye,
t in half: and the
eiiis made a sordid
., r, about the
lumen quuM.v -
; jndsUrU'Ci mixing ""
s. md in 110 time nad an"
",vsf tasty punch,
iinds of some of the wo
idl trving to learn what
, tho first mixture. Thus
Ihive not gotn a satisfac-
uate Labor Supply
intijm tan "
ident "hs cck. It seems
lngrm. in addition to his
Ihie duties, is interested
real estate on me smc.
i client who wants to dis-
5-acre farm, because he
It enough help. Although
has 18 children, he is sun
1 difficult to get enough
jrry on Hie duties of the
t ten of the children, are
Uncle Sam has several
service, and some oth-
Mne to other jobs. The
now looking for a smaller
he can get enough help
ihis proves that even a
ily sometimes does not
of the labor situation.
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The rough grading of the Mux Patch road in Fines Creek Is about half completed for the 4-milc sec
tion from the Fines Creek Bridge to Bellmont church. The road, when finished, will be 16-foot
highway. This is not a rural road project, and state highway crews arc doing the work. This picture
was made near the Furman Noland farm. The road is being widened, and many curves Ukcn out.
The steam shovel is at work opposite the barn in the distance. '(Staff Photo). .
ikior to I lie office of Heinz
president of VVellco Shoe
en. is this sign:
rsl people in I he world go
irnugh Ihis door. The best
x umld no on I Hie hack
in for the walk and talk
! sentence is ill keeping
slogan ii the nationally
hintic.id sliin-s which the
j leather runs out of
I to say. you know she's
ful Mrs. iiogcr R. Bisson
3 that "How wonder
can't believe it" were
it all she could think of
husband, Lt. Bisson, tele-
rom Pusan, Korea. The
fun lasted ton minutes.
Bisson reports that her
voice eame through
Nd he probably thought
funded pretty nice, too.
IsSOn whn li;ichi.s Ihn
ade in Waynesvillc Jun-
Stliool, has her trailer
,v"-' Pigeon. She is the
iss Essie M,. Hall.
f"n. who is attached to
coiiipany of the 187th
s been m Korea since
fHc is now located at
or beino relievprt frnm
duty near Wonju. ..
Merger Bill Scheduled
To Be Rcaified Friday
' '-''. - . : '...'
Band Leaves For State;
Contest Monday Morning
Services To Start
30 Minutes Later
The c lunch hells will ring
thirty minutes later for evening
services, with the arrival of
Most services will now bceln
at eight instead of 7:30, Other
evening services held prior to
the usual worship period will he
moved up accordingly.
Hugh Jolley, Building Inspector,
has announced that building per
mits have been issued to the fol
lowing persons: F. K. Burress. ad
dition; Swan Hendrix, dwelling;
Spaldin Underwood. tw0 dwellings;
Ted Walker, addition; Rogers Elec
tric Co., alterations; and Charlie
wood's Burley Crop
Grown From 'Wagon
4'. To Million Pounds
ls tobacco crop now is
111 million dollars, as
' and a quarter million
lw golden burlev reaeh
f ls of th(. count'rv Rut
fv lon o-about thirty
agon was all that was
farry the county's crop
lly fr this is Tfm V.,,!
r'f-old farmer and tobac-.
, e ,v'' credit for the
to Willia,n Mnrrnu, f
'athan Cu-ek and MHc
h,elf was tlle 'fi.st to ol.
Sparc JUJt il
ago. when William
fn7' bu'loyjusta lit-
in tu ,u 11 at Greene
I" Then the next year I
""C. Mr v.k" u
had that same patch planted in
burley ever since "and it makes
just as good tobacco as it ever did,"
Another man whose tobacco
memories go back thirty years is
James Kirkpatrick, of the County
Auditor's office. No longer raising
burley himself, he remembers
helping his father, W. C. Kirkpat
rick, with a barn of flue-cured to
bacco in 1919. He recalls that at
the market price of 3 cents a
pound, his father decided that the
crop was not worth the labor of
puttin git into hogsheads to be
(See Burley Page 6)
April. 5 - Fair and
luiay and Friday.
63 46 .71
The no-iiicinber concert band of
Waynesvillc high will leave here at
:;(! Monday morning to deiind
their stale title at the annual con
ies! in Greensboro. l,asl year the
hand won top honors with two
other hands in the highest ruled
group iii the slate.
The baud has been putting in
oii( hours of practice for the-,:p-
pioaching conlcst, and are working
hard to keep the high honors.
On Thursday 40 members of the
Waynesvillc chorus will leave for
the musical festival, also in Greens
boro, and will participate in the
slate-wide choral concert. This is
a non-competitive event. The
chorus won a rating of excellent
in the district contest held recent-
I ly in Asheville. Because of this
recognition, they will participate in
Hie stale event, wnere two icauing
national choral leaders will train
the combined groups for the public
concert on Thursday. The chorus
will return here Friday-
The concert band only seen and
heard here in concerts under the
direction of Charles Isley, director,
and Robert Campbell, assistant di
rector, will play a difficult number
in the contest Cesar i ranch Sym
phony in D Minor. From a list of
three other numbers previously
furnished, the judges will select
(lie second number for the band
to play. ,
The state concert band contest
is composed of six groups. Any
hand can enter the group they wish.
The higher the group, the more
difficult the music. Group 'hrce
is easier than group four, and the
fourth group is not as difficult as
group five, while group six is the
top. and hardest of all.
The Waynesville band students
unanimously wanted to remain in
group six, where they have per
formed before. There are only
three bands in the state entered in
this group Waynesville, Lenoir
and Greensboro. The same three
lied last year for the top honors.
Listed in group five arc bands
from Charlotte, and Winstos-Salem-The
music for this group is not as
difficult as that for group six. Ashe
ville and Hendersonville chose to
enter group four, which is two
grades below the unit in which
(See Band Page 6)
(Special to The Mountaineer)
RALEIGH Legislation author
izing the merger of Waynesville
and Hazclwood is expected to be
come a law by noon Friday.
The House passed the measure
on Tuesday, and the bill went back
to the Senate -tor concurrence of
the amendments" which were add
ed in the House. The' .'amendments
had to do with changing, the salary
of the hoard of aldermen to $480
per year, and the salary of majtor
to $960 both figures arc the pre
cut prevailing salary for each of
fice. The signatures of speaker of the
House and presiding officer of the
senate are expected to be affixed
to the measure by noon Friday,
which would make the bill a law.
Under provisions of the bill, the
citizens of either or both towns can
petition for an election if fifteen
per cent of the qualified voters
sign such a petition. The bill pro
vides fifteen days in which to file
such a petition. The election would
he called within five days.
Under the present schedule, the
bill if ratified on Friday, will give
until April 2lst for the filing of a
petiiton on the proposal.
The bill was introduced in both
houses; of the General Assembly
following a report of a 7-man sur
vey commission which made a
study of both towns.
The bill aJso sets up a live-man
board of aldermen with three com
ing from what is now Waynesvillc,
and two from the area south of
the persent Waynesvillc-lla.elwood
line. The mayor can come from the
The Chamber of Commerce and
Rotary Club have both gone on
record as unanimously favoring the
bill, and the merger of the twq
New Division Of Wellco Shoe Plant Opened
Extension Program For
Junalusha Is Arranged
The Lake Junaluska Assembly; son will be the appearance on July
will open on June 3 and continue 15 "of the nationally Hiwvn Evan
through September 3. according t(. gclist Billy Graham. The honorable
the official 1951 program just pub- Frank Graham will speak on Peace
lishcd Day. June 25; and Dr. Norman Vin-
1...' i i... h rioi9natPl the cent Peale will be 1 discussion
annual Haywood County Day. and' leader at the Laymen's Conference
About 55 members attended
Monday's meeting of the Haywood
County Milk Producers' Aswicia,
tion. According to James Kirkpat
rick, president, a number of rout
ine business matters were disposed
of, and the group discussed the
dairy situation with special refer
ence to Haywood County problems.
The two presidim; oft leers of the
General Assembly were due to
name a Cotilereuee Committee
shortly after noon today to review,
and make a report on the Haywood
Board of Kducution bill.
ine committee will dee'de
whether to approve Kep. Oral ' L.
Yates' bill of adding two members
to the three-member board, or
whether to retain the present 3
man board. Senator William Mod
ford would not agree to Hie addi
tion of the two men, and the senate
committee on Education concurred
with Senator Medford. The House
committee on education agreed
with Rep. Yates, and approved the
The Mountaineer in Hn inter
view with Rep Yules shortly be
fore noon today, learned that the
hill was hack in the House this
morning, and as soon as it Is
brought up, he planned lo ask that
a conference committee be named
During the Interview over long
distance, Hep Yates received a call
from the floor of the House that he
was needed. He said he expected
"that is the bill coming up now,"
as the Interview ended
Rep. Yates had named Cauley
Rogers, of Fines Creek and .larvis
R Caldwell, of Iron Duff, in addl
lion lo Hie three who were elected
Senator Medford said he did not
have anything against the two men
iiHh'cd by Rep Yates, but that te
ff.U the mailer shoHd lie voied on
by the people He was willing In
introduce a bill to increase the
membership of the board to five at
the next 'election- Rep Yales would
not agree to this proposal.
On -Tuesday four Haywood men
appeared before the Senate com
mittee on education in behalf of
the measure, and urged the com
mit lee to approve the original plan
of Rep Yates The committee ap
proved I he Senator Medford am
mcndnieiits, which would elimin
ate the two men named hy Hen
Yates Those appearing before Hie
Senate committee were Jerry Lin
er, Frank M Davis. Joe Browning,
and Mr. Caldwell. t
Rep Yates said he understood (In
House would name three members
and the Senate Iwo members on the
the Conference Committee
Rep. Yates said this morning
that a conference committee could
make a report at any lime which
they saw fit, "The report can come
Friday. Saturday, or any day next
week. There is no set time for such
a eommilteti to make a report," he
STATK-WIDK IXX; BILL
passi:i by mi; iiou.sk
The hill of Hep Yates to estab
lish a dog warden in every county
in the stale, at the discretion Ml
the board of commissioners, was
passed by the House, and has none
to the Senate. The hill is a measure
designed lo protect farmers in Ihe
'raising of sheep
The hill is expei led lo be refer
red to the Senate finance commit
lee for action.
31 Men To Leave
For Duty On 11th
The Selective Service Board has
announced that 31 men will leave
for Charlotte on Wednesday. April
II, for prc-inducliou examinations.
Men who pas these tests will be
subject to call for the Army.
llein, Rollmun, president of Wellco Shoe Corpuniution, cuts the velvet rope, to formally open the
new doparlmcnl of Wellco Shoe Corporation, where 21KI additional cniployoes.will be given jobs .The
new division went into production Tuesday morning, uiinules alter the formal opening, Shown in
the background arc some of the civic leaders attending the opening, while some 50 new employees
stand in Hie background. (Staff l'hotoi,
1.7 Miles Rural
Here Last Month
The State Highway Commission
completed 1,7 miles of road work
in Haywood County during March.
(lading and .surfacing with traf
fic bound maridnm wire finished
on the Sulton Town Road for 0.4
mile and on Nods Brand Road for
Stabilizing Mild strengthening
were completed on the Babbit Skin
Road for 0.1 mile and Sutton Town
Road for 0.3 mile.
More than HO' miles of road work
were finished in the Tenth High
way Division during March.
All REA Power
To Be Off Sunday
From 2 Until 5
All lines of the RKA in Haywood
County will be off Ihis Sunday af
ternoon, April 8, between 2 and f
p. m This cut-off is necessary, ac
cording lo the RKA office, in or
der Hint Hie supplier, Carolina
Wellco Shoe Has Formal
Opening Of EIcw Division
Rural Road Fund
Still Over Million
The monthly report of W. M.
Corkill, division rniiineer, shows
that rural road piourmn funds
silent In Haywood County up to
I'eliruary '!X amounted to $74K,
277.0K. As $l.8R!l.ltntl was originally-
allocated the county from
the Bond issue, (here remains a
balance of $1.1 10.7:22.! I lor fur
ther road development.
Power On Some
Streets Will Be
Off Here Sunday
The Town ul Waynesville has an
noiiliced thai ileelrie power will lie
.sliul oil ihis Sunday afternoon.
April It. I i n :. lo li p. in in Ihe
following local ions Killian Street,
Power & Light Company, may Smathers Sluel, Balsam Street,
make sonic adjust incuts in their purl' uf Me.idow SI reel, and Daisy
lilies. ' Avenue
Hundreds Pledge To Give
Blood In County Saturday
the Rev. W. Jackson Huneycutt will
be in charge. The season will close
on September 3 with the Labor
Day Methodist Carnival.
Some of the leading platform
speakers of the Methodist Church
are scheduled to appear. There
will also be musical programs, and
conferences on varied phases of
Bishop Paul B. Kern will speak
on August 12. Junaluska Sunday,
opening a preaching week by Dr.
J. Pitt Watson of Scotland.
Coronation of the Queen of Jun
aluska will take place on August
13; and a radio and film workshop
August 27 to 29 will finish the ser-
6ne of the highlights of the sea-Hes of conferences,
Tourist Promotion Was
Discussed By Group Wed.
A number of decisions on the
promotion, of the tourist industry
were reached at Wednesday's meet
ing of the Haywood County Tourist
Association. Plans were made for
the formation of tourist informa
tion training classes for as many
residents of the area as may be
able to attend. Purpose of these
sessions will be to give not only
tourist operators, but other busi
nessmen and "the man on the
street" the information necessary
to answer questions from strang
ers coming to the section.
The association voted to take
space in a special Western Caro
lina Vacation edition of the Char
lotte News and Observer which
will appear in May At the same
time members were urged to get
their listings in for a regional va
cation map now being prepared hy
the" Western North Carolina Tour
A membership drive is slated lo
begin this week. Goal is the en
rollment of every person interest
ed financially or otherwise in the
The group also heard a progress
report of the committee studying
the erection of signs at highway
intersections and other key points.the various communities which will
Willi I he enthusiastic conpera
I hoi (if every one of Ihe 2li mem
her communities. Hie lied -Cross
Blond Recruitment. Day sponsored
h die Community Development
l'io:;iain hills fair lo lop all pre
vion, records for blood collected in
this area. Two mobile units will he
in iiii rallon on Saturday, April 7.
starling at 8:40, n in One unit will
he at the Courthouse in Waynes
ville and the other at the Bethel
Kroin the number of advance
pledges already made' by 'prospec
tive donors, it is hoped that be
tween four and five hundred pints
of blood will be given at (lie twu
centers . .
Both centers will he tomploh l.
stalled by Red Cross and medical
personnel Besides the regular
Bloodiuohile teams coming from
the Regional Center in Asheville,
there will be Red Cross Grey Lad
ies and medical men at both plac
es The Canton Grey Ladies will
work al the Bethel collection cent
er. Dr. -I L. Reeves of Canton is
in charge of medical officers. In
Waynesville, the (hey Ladies of
the Haywood Chapter will serve;
with Dr. Stuart Roherson of Hazel
wood responsible for the medical
The schedule calls for the ap
pearance of members of the partic
ipating communities at the two col
lection centers at the following
Following is the schedule for
doii.il .'I I lie I v. n i - til s
I i m- ( olll tluillsr
Jt III lr, 'I nil I l an' is l.'i
II ll In 'I oil Hali'MMe Cove,
fl I'll h, 'I hi lien , I I eel'.
II loin I II Oil ' ..i'U"i'ik
1 1 llll I n HI I'll I'H'.il I: I, ' i ell
IU '0 in iii to 1 1 -,ii I mil
In in i-i l mi l hi'i'i ' i . 1 1 1 1 i t'.
I I Oh In I 1 ,.'i L'.vv'i ( lalil i it
I I 2n In I I In I' ini' i' 1 k
1 I III In III O'l Wind' Oak
12 'HI In l :.ih r.ui'hei Clccli
12 '.in In :i to I, .die .fuuahiska
12 Id to t no Iic'IwoikI
I nil In I ,'n I ! im i I nei-
l W In I in Kali iilti' ( live
1 In ii. " on Ml, ii . r k
U.IjU.Iij .Z.Z'l : ,;ai'Mjn.
2 'jn in '' in li,i,.iiii. n i.'ici-k.
2 in In ;; nn Imn hull
:i.no in ;: :'.n i )i -j ( i abiici-.
3.2U in :t t'i Lower ( jahlien
.'(.-lillii -I, 'ill Fine, Creek.
4.1)11 In I :in While aV
4 2d In 4 t'l I'aulhi r t.'n-i-k
4.1(1 (o : nil l .il.e .liinalnska
.'run in .i I'n liellwimd
Tiiur r.rll ' l Si lutid
H In In !' nn West I'lgei.m.
!l 0(1 In !l 2(1 K.isl Pigeon
ri.2'1 In !l l Ceiurr Pigeon.
II 40 lo !!M"l Cecil.
Kl:UU lo 111:2(1 - South Clyde.
10:20 to 10:40- North Civile.
10:40 to 11:00 Beaverdam.
11:00 to II 20 -Hominy.
11:20 to 11.40 -Thickciy.
11:40 to 12:00 Morning Star.
12:00 to 12. 20 Stamey Cove.
(See Blood Page 6
The new division of 1 1 1- v 1 1
Shoe Corporation was lot mall
opened at II HO Tuesday iiinminr.
as Heinr, Holhman, piestdr-nt, -ot
the velvet rope,,, and Ihe sMtrn
thrown in the department-sot (lie
long assembly line Into iimlm-i
The new unit will be knuui; I',
the California division, and will
employ about 200 additional 'in
ployees A now type shoe Hill be
manufactured,'- and formally pre
sented to the public on May Mb.
and iiit on sale Ihe follow ne; div
throughout Ilic ( t in tit i y.
Following Ihe lid minute nuj-rr .
sle cercuiony here Tiled,'" ua r"
jug. al plant two civic b-a b-i .. a,
well as ollieials ul Wellco. '.iil-n
III. With about .Ml of the Muiie ;"0
lieu employees uu,ing nn. awad
log the final wind i" si.irl
log'' The T0 women had pi rvKnr,
ly been given two weeks tianiing
ul culling, sew mi;, and ,js-.rmtiliii
the new type ul shoes which wiM
b,. produced at the lale ul o.lKid
pairs a day when loll priiilm I mn i:
lilt within a -liuil tune ,
Olfi.cials ..said thai olders indi
cite the shoes will he Hi MirV de
mand thill prodncl mn will have In
K oiitined mi I'liee I, Section 2i
788 Brooms And
176 Door Mats
Sold By Lions
7H!I new bioouis will be ;,w("ft'in
clean as a result of the Luor- clnh
Biooi'n Sale which ended this weot:
170 new lubber door mats, .it .,
sold by the Liois, will aid Hie goo-l
As a result of the sale the l.-nn;
espcel to cteat- $540.20 lor lh"it
work with the blind
Joe Cline. in making a repnil of
the project expressed ap'pi cCial i-n
lo all the members "I the clu.i lor
I heir, work in the drive' and iii'
the members of the Town Fire 1
part incut for their eo-opei at mn in
permitting the one ol 'be l ire I)e
partmeul as headquarters lor th"
Injured ... . 3
(This information com
piled from. Records
Stale Highway Patrol.)