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' TUB Tr AYNESVILLE MOtlSfTAiKEEi?
,Of Race For
A possible candidate for Gover
nor of North Carolina, Capus Way
nick, indicated recently that he
would retain his post as ambassa
ord to Columbia in preference o
the uncertainty of politics.
Mr Waynick, former editor of
the High Point Enterprise; . was
campaign manager of Governor
Scott in surprise victory over
Johnson. Scott had promised his
support to Waynick it he should
decide to run for the office; and hi.s
withdrawal from the potential list
left' a vacuum into which one can
didate, .William B. U instead has
Clyde FHA Meet
Officers were elected Tuesday at
the opening meeting of the Clyde
FHA At the same time plans .were
made to initiate new members on
September 21vand to hold regular
meetings thereafter the second
Wednesday of each month.
New officers are; Tilda Hardin,
president; Ann Carter, vice presi
dent; Mary Frances McCracken.
secretary; Geraldine Miller, treas
urer; Norma Sue Btirch, reporter;
Lois Smith, program chairman;
Lucy Jones, social chairman; and
Peggy Sanford, songleader. Mary
Frances McCracken was also nam
ed county treasurer.
Several members plan to. attend
the District rally at Valdese On Oc
The President's flag consists of
the President's seal in bronze on a
blue background with a large white
star in each corner.
Retaining Walls. Basements
At Strand Sun., Mon., Tues., and Wed.
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Kathryn Grayson, Howard Keel and Ava Gardner in the big show
of any year, "The Show Boat" stalls Sunday at the Strand for 4
big davs. . . " .
Jane Russell Is Fine
Painter As Well As Actress
By GENE HANDSAKER
AP Newsfcatures .
HOLLYWOOD One of the lesser-known
things about Jane Rus
sell is that she can paint. Pictures.
To Meet Today
The Advisory Council of
A dreamv-eved portrait by her, Haywood County unit of
titled "Geisha Girl' , recently went
on display in the lobby of a local
bank. ' . '
. "I copied it in pastels : from a
photo of a half-Chinese girl,"
Miss Russell . said when asked about
her hobby, '"I can do things from
photos but not vel'y wel1 from
. ."This last .statement blasted my
plans. I'd take my young son's
crayons along to the "Las Vegas
Story" set, hoping Miss Russell
would make a sketch of me be
The shapely star said she "took
art niainlV" in school. If She hadn't
got side-tracked into photographic
modeling and movie acting, she
might have become a clothing de
signer. Instead ' of concentrating on
problems in her arithmetic class,
she drew pictures. Mostly they
were girls' faces, Hands, legs, and
feet. "The same girl over and over,
Idealized." Jane said. "All the oth
er kids also drew their particular
North Carolina Education Associa
tion meets this afternoon to make
plans for the first gerreral meeting
of the group next week.
E. J. Evans is president of the
council and Ben Price vice presi
dent. Other officers are Miss Hat
sie Freeman, acting secretary and
Mrs. Ethel Sloan, treasurer.
The council is composed of the
County superintendent, Mrs. Lucy
Jones; the immediate past presi
dent, Stanley Livingston, and the
chairmen of all standing commit
tees of the county unit.
For Training Union
School program "
Names of local workers who will
assist in teaching at the two Bap
tist Training Union schools open
ing in Canton and Waynesville on
September 17 have just been an
nounced by Associational Worker
In overall charge of the courses
is James P. Morgan, State Training
Union director. He will also teach
the course on "Adult Training
Union Manual" at the Canton First
Baptist Church. :
The Rev. O. B. Reel of Gastonia
will direct the school at the Waynes
ville First Church, as well as the I
enlargement campaign there. He
will also teach th adult manual.
Both Mr. Morgan and Mr. Reel
will speak on Sunday evening at
theirrespective churches. -
Assisting Mr. Reel in Waynes
ville will be Mrs. Albert Messer.
teaching "Meeting the Needs of
Adults through Training Union";
Mrs. L. E. McGowen,- teaching
Baptist Young People's Union Ad
ministration"; Mrs. B. E. Wall,
i "Fields of Service in the Church
(for young people); Mrs. Clyde E.
Baucom, "Intermediate Leader-
'ship" . Mrs. Phillip Camp, "Inter-
j mediate Union"; Mrs. Roy Brad
jshaw, "Junior Leadership"; Mrs.
Elmer Green, "Junior Union"; and
Mrs. Sam High, "Story Hour Lead
th l ershlp." I
tvZ At the Canton church, the
IrBcners will ue me ncv. u. u.
Gross, Sam High, the Rev. Gay
Chambers, Miss Mildred Thomas, '
Mrs. Fred Fore, Mrs. E. F. Baker,
Miss Ella O'Dear and Miss Ethel
Sessions are scheduled for each
church Monday through Thursday
from 7:15 to 9 p. m. The nurseries
will open at both churches during
Prisoner Threatens High Leap
club, call themselves
tion to fan mail after Ladd, who re
quires the help of four secretaries.
So far Bob needs only one. But
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girls. I don't think my girls looks
anything like me."
She pencil-sketched a sample of
her idealized girl. The features
were square and strong.
She finds painting "more stimu
lating than relaxing".
"I work in a room off the kit
chen," she said. "There are about
50 old, dusty paintings that I've
never finished. I never have the
time. I'm not much of a finisher,
not much for detail. I have to do
it in one sitting or it never gets
She has another artistic talent,
too pottery. She fashioned the
everyday dinner dishes, of a
square, Chinese design and kiln
baked, that are used by Jane and
her husband, Bob Waterfield.
Glimpses of Glammerville: Vin
cent Price plays a smooth gambler
in "The Las Vegas Story". He lost
$15 trying to learn to shoot dice
like an old hand while on location
in that city . . . Johnny Weissmul
ler's contract will cost him $1,000
for every pound he ever again
weighs over 200. The most he's
been over that figure (since reduc
ing) was three or four ounces,
which the producer generously ig
nored . , .. Half of the "Little Big
Horn" prints list John Ireland's
name first, The other half put
Lloyd Bridges' name at the top.
That's how their agents' argument
over . who should get top billing
Linton Plmer Named
To State's Scholarship
Linton Palmer of Route 2,
Waynesville, left Tuesday to enter
North Carolina State College. He
was awarded a Sears Roebuck
Foundation scholarship to the
School of Agriculture,
Also named to a scholarship was
William C. Haynes of Route 3,
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Cpl. Burneite At Camp Pickett
Cpl. Denning Burnette of Route
1, Waynesville, is stationed at
Camp Pickett, Va., with the 43d In
fantry Division. The 43d is pre
paring to move to Eurooe this fall
to join the North Atlantic Pact
Inventor of Jet '
The first successful jet plane wai
perfected by the young British in
ventor Frank Whittle, and was first
flown in May, 1941. .
Don's Miss Final
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CHILDREN UNDER 12
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SUN.- MON. - TUES. & WED.
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FRIDAY, SEPT. 14
EDDIE CANTOR and GEORGE MURPHY
5 Cartoons Comedy
SATURDAY, SEPT. 15
THE BIG CAT
LON McCALLISTER and PEGGY ANN GARNER
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A Technicolor Treat
SUNDAY, SEPT. 1G
FULLER BRUSH GIRL"
MON. - TUES., SEPT. 17 & 18
'THE GREAT MISSOURI RAID
WENDELL COREY and McDONALD CAREY
Also Selected Short Subjects
Prisoner Daughn Arthur Cain clings to the bars of a cell (left)
atop the' county courthouse at WHson, and threatens to leap to
the ground 75 feet below. Officials on the roof plead with him not
to jump, Cain paced a narrow ledge near the cell for two hours
while some in the crowd below Cried "jump,, jump" and others
begged him not to leap. Finally a Catholic priest, Father Arthur
J. Racette, kneels on top of the courthouse and persuades Cain
(right) to come back to safety. The prisoner broke away from
guards and bolted to the roof during his trial on a charge of
forgery. (AP Wirephotos).
Big Stars Gave Bob Wagner
Help While He Was A Caddy
By GENE HANDSAKER
HOLLYWOOD Clark Gable told
him "If you do make the grade.
keep your feet on the ground.
Never go high-hat. Everyone's
Alan Ladd advised, "Be humble
and grateful for every opportunity
And so Bob Wagner is getting
ahead in the movies-following the
suggestions of stars he met while
working as caddy, dishwasher, and
Robert Wagner, as he's billed, is
21, 6 feet tall, brown-haired, blue
eyed, and devilishly good-looking.
His features are the collar-ad kind.
He was on the screen in "The Halls
of Montezuma" about a minute and
half as a young Marine who's
killed. His part in "The Frog
men" was So brief he described his
appearance and exit as "boom!
Vet from these short flashes of
Wagnerian charm he's getting an
average of 50 fan letters a dav.
Most are flatterlns oleas from
bobby-soxers for his photo. Bob
complies personally writing "Thank
you on small photos. On the bis
8-by-10's he writes. "Thank vou
for your interest. It's sincerely
twentieth Century-Fox, also
alert to fan ( reaction, is putting
Bob in bigger parts. He's all
through "Let's Make It Legal" as
Barbara Bates' husband and Clau
dette Colbert's , son-in-law. In
"With A Song In My Heart" he's
a soldier who sings a duet with
Susan Hayward. , . ,,
A year ago an agent spotted Bob
while he was singing alongside a
pianist while waiting for his dinner
In a Beverly Hills restaurant. The
agent arranged a successful screen
Bob says he has wanted since he
was 14 to be a movie actor because;
"I thought the people in the busi
ness were terrific."
His wealthy father, west-coast
representative for four steel com
panies, thought a boy should paruy
earn his possessions. Bob's jobs
paid half the Jrice of his bike,
motorcycle, and hot rod. They
also gave him a chance to ask stars
how to get into pictures.
He washed and polished Brian
Donlevy's, plane, among others, at
a nearby airport. When Bob nest-1
tated to take a $5 tip, Donlevy said:
"Take it, kid, and bus' a book on
dramatics." Bob did.
Bob patterns his personal atten-
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u. t sn- He said his successor
EtJSSi ComnUssioner would be
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SAT., SEPT. 15
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