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Begins At 91
I i .t ihp natrons of the
Latre Saturday, the movie
r;;L affair. For "Aunt"
Lbone of the Fines Creek
however, n was
timB in her 91 years
seeing a motion picture.
t,e show sne exiuesacu
and was so excited that
0r, J. E. Massie, gave ner
ass Only yast week "Aunt"
)W a train for the second
her Me. ; v
Lvie she saw featured
Mack Brown; us uue was
ather watched proudly as
!ionth old baby smuea,
and extended her hands,
nued to bounce the small
ever, determined to create
sire within the baby to do
Finally, when the appeal
oo ereat to resist, he hand
le ball and stood back to
Lt in in her mouth.
V Hear Mrs.
fs On Schools
LvnesviUe Lions Club had
guest speaker last Thurs-
ung, Mrs. Lucy T. Jones,
merintendent of schools.
Ids gave out sheets of paper
nroDOsed allotment of the
liat will be voted upon in
fal school bond election.
bf the different schools in
ille Township was listed
ot a complete new build-
fines spoke highly of some
ihool buildings and on the
lid stated that some others
fit to be called, school
where the children of
Intimity were thrown to
ll such delapidated facili-
business session Joe S.
I a letter that was to be
ill the clubs and organiza-
the county inviting them
Is meeting at the Court-
October 9th to discuss
il bond issue. Mr. Davis
at the hoard of education,
& of commissioners, and
rials to discuss all phases
alter. ' , ,
Irsons were injured in
accidents in Haywood on
une reported in serious
and a pickuo truck col-
Jut 4:30 Sunday afternoon
jo c road, with a passen-
V car getting facial cuts.
ras from Tennessee, ac-
Mday morning a car said
pen driven by Browder
14, colored man of Svlva.
ie 10-foot bank at the in-
"f Haywood and Daisey
Albert Worley, 34, col
f Sylva, is in the Sylva
i a "serious condition,"
Nice said, ran off the
backed down the em
when the brakes failed.
ere said bv Chief Or-
fd to have been drunk.
f mpants of the car were
"m the front to the back
Worley's spjne and neck
Fed. He Hue nankinI tn
N Hospital and this
ransferred to the Sylva
was damaged some, Chief
"d' and Policeman Guv
Instigated the accident,
Vn is being held in jail
"e outcome of Worley's
?ge To Auto
ffiesville Fire Denart-
c'led to Richland St.
" U a. m. to extinguish
r Dciongmg to Boone
' '0 the car t cinn nn
rei y a short circuit,' he
66th YEAR NO. 79 8 PAGES
Ibliwice.A.Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Row did George break his
"Well, do you ee those steps
"Well, Georre didn't."
Methodists Make But Few
Changes In This District
' ( Y
REV. W. JACKSON HUNEYCUTT
REV. J. E. YOUNTZ
"There should bo more interest
in beef cattle in Haywood," Dr. A.
P. Cline told Rotarians her Friday,
sa he discussed the importance of
beef cattle income to Havwood's
Dr. Clinc told of the recent sale
and show in Hendersonville. in
which Haywood cattle took top hon
ors. His bull sold for $4,000, the
highest price paid for an animal at
the sale. He also explained the hon
ors received by M. O, Galloway on
his cattle at the show and sale.
Dr. J. L. Reeves, another eattre
an, was present and took part on
Prior to the talk on cattle, Mrs.
Alma McCracken, president of the
Business and Professional Woman's
Club, explained the purpose of the
club, their aims and objects. Her
talk was part of the 24th national
anniversary of the organization.
The Rotarians .,; will entertain
their wives at Mt. Valley Inn on
Wednesday evening, at seven
o'clock. This will take the place of
the usual Friday meeting.
WAYNESVILLE, N. C., MONDAY AFTERNOON, OCT. 1, 1951 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Cleaner Than Clean
Few. changes were made in pas
toral apopintments for the larger
churches of Haywood county as the
Western North Carolina Methodists
i concluded their annual oonferenre
1 1 in Greensboro Sunday afternoon,
f I The Rev, W. Jackson Huneycutt
I ! was retained as district superinten-
lenoent and the Rev. J. E Yountz
returns as pastor of the First
church at Waynesville.
The Rev. C. W. Kirbv. for four
years pastor of Central church at
Canton, went to Gastonia as dis
trict superintendent and will be
succeeded by the Rev. W. H. Groee
from the Main Street church,
In the county churches the Rev.
J. C. Golden succeeds the Rev.
George B. Culbreth, who goes to
Bryson City; Dr, C. N. Clark, re
tired supply, succeeds the Rev. V.
N. Allen at Haywood church; and
the Rev. W. L. Broom, retired sup
ply, succeeds the Rev. W. H. Pless
at the Pigeon Valley church.
The Rev. C O. Newell, pastor of
the Crabtree charge, was retired,
and Mrs. Newell will continue as
The Rev. H. R. McSwain, pastor
of the Bryson City church was nam
ed conference secretary, and the
Rev. D. H. Dennis was sent from
Cherokee to Trinity charge in the
Statesville district. Mr. Dennis
will be replaced by the Rev. P. F.
Snyder of Pine Grove church,
Additional appointments in the
Andrews E. L. Kirk.
Bethel Clyde L. Collins.
Bryson City G. B. Culbreth.
Canton, First L. E. Mabry,
Clyde W. T. Medlin, Jr.
Cullowhee J. A. Allen.
Dellwood Paul R Taylor.
Fines Creek O. E. Evans.
Franklin C. E. Murray.
Franklin Circuit J. D. Pyalt
Hayrsville To be supplied.
Ilazelwond M. B. Lee (ASt.
Highlands R. E. Early,
Junaluska Long's Chapel P. II.
MaconR. L. Poindexter (S),
Morning Star A. L. Maxwclt, Jr.
Murphy R. D. Byrum.
MUrphy Circuit A. R. Davis.
Robbinsville J. T. Frazier, Jr.
(See Methodist Pbrc 5)
Eight defendants in two days
were hailed before Justice of Peace
Johnny Ferguson by Walter L.
Heath, supervisor of Game War
Sevpn of lhi defendants were
charged with hunting without a lic
ense, and one for hunting on Sun
day. They bought their license,
paid court costs, and received a
suspended $25 fine for a year.
I x I ,s J I .v i 1
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if V '
Dr. Calvin C. Gat., head of the Poultry Diaunoxtir Luboiatiii v ni-e-
- , .
pares to look through the microscope which Is part, of . '.he labora
trtrv' ttnnlnrtufnw A-'mtntiiaw n jicnudi,..., k Ji.nnn,ii ..,., ...lit,,
ly only with the aid of a-microscope. (Staff Photo). .
Instruments -must be clinically
clean at the Poultry Diagnostic
LuhoMlmj. Mrs. Robert C. Hall,
technician, is closing the door to
I lie autoclave, which kills every
possible 'gorm'r through steam
under pi essu're. The sterilizer can
also be used for any materiul
which Dr. Gatz feels nhould be
put into it before being thrown
into the liash. Slart photo), "
Waynesville Gels $16,712
io Use On Street Program
Officers had a far different time
this week-end than last. The sher-
riff reported very few put in jail,
with only two accidents reported
in . the county.
Police arrested six for being
drunk, and other officers had fewer
arrests than last week-end when
37 defendants were lodged in jail.
.Jnober 1-Monday fair
I rr Tuesday partly
wrdoH K ie tempera
l '7 bV the staff of the
Ma s . .
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On 19-23 Open
The $90,000 bridge across
Southern Railwav tracks at
Haywood-Buncombe line has been
opened, permitting traffic to use
the new section of Highway 19-23
from the foot of the Canton hill to
the Buncombe line.
New Crossing Built
At Foot Miller Street
Street and railroad workmen
have built a new crossing at the
foot of Miller street, near Smathcrs
Bridge and Commerce street. The
crossing was closed for several
days while work was in progress.
Pleased by the reaction to (he
first Play-O-Gram which last week
covered the Waynosvillc-Lonoir
football'" 'game, ' the Mountaineer' received. An
seni us nmsi, jiarvev Tulterrow bv types ol a
to Anderson, S. C, Friday night
to provide tiie fans who stayed at
home another action-packed cap
sule. Mr. Tutterrow commented that
it was a difficult game to sketch
due to the long runs and many at
tempted passes. But he caught it,
and the Mountaineer is proud to
present the second of the series.
Session Here Today
The county commissioners were
holding their regular Monday ses
sion today, and reported, only mat
ters of routine had come up for
r 1 '
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Waynesville has received $1(1,
712 of Powell Bill ' funds with
which t" improve (lie streets ot
the town, 'according' to word to
day from Manager, 'G, C. Ferguson.
An announcement from Canton in
dicates that $ 1 4,i0() has been se
The State Highway and Public
Works Commission released a 1
word picture today of the benefits i
various N, ('. towns and cities .have!
analysis of mileage j
.streets in the i
municipalities sharing in Powell
Bill funds was released by Chair-!
man Henry W. Jordan.
II shows those 3H'i municipal)-1
ties had, as of last July 1, a total1
of 7,322 miles of streets by actual j
measurement.. Of this total, thej
stale has the responsibility for 2,-
109 miles or 2!) per cent of all;
the streets because they are)
stale highways or county road ex-j
tensions. ' ' !
In addition, the Highway Com-j
mission has just paid out to the
3Rfi towns and cities in cash -an
amount averaging $871 41 per,
mile of local streets to aid the imi-j
nicipaiities during Hie year begin-!
ning Oclohcr 1 or whenever Iheyj.
(See Waynesville I'aue 3)
To Help The
A meeting was held at the local
employment office yesterday - to
make plans for the observance of
National "Kmploy the Physically
Handicapped" Week which is
scheduled for Oct, 7th through
The meeting, which was In
charge of local chairman anil co-
chairman At Whitehead and Jack
T Miiitus, was attended by rep
resentatives from the local em
ployment office, civic organiza
tion, veteran grouns, business and
industy. Robert Hall of the Jay
cecs was appointed publicity chair
man. Plan for four radio talks of
live minutes each were made, as
we, 1 as a 15 discussion program
dealing with the physically handi
capped worker. Speakers include
Mrs. Kdilh P. Alley. Rev. William
son, and Robert Hall.
A window display will be shown
(luring the week at a nlaee not yet
announced. Many local firms have
expressed interest in the program,
and the committee hopes that un
employed physically handicapped
workers will contact the local em
ployment office and take advantage
of the chances that may occur as
The Stale of North Carolina pays
the bill for a first-class stilt, al
ways kept, in operating condition,
right in the center of Waynesve.
The still is maintained by Sjite
employees, arid is for the benefit
of any resident who wants to make
use of it. . '.
One reason, however, that the
still operates day after day without
even a raised eyelash from the
Sheriff's department is that Us
only product is water.
Distilled water is essential for
making laboratory sugars and agar;
and this stilt is part of the equip
ment at the Poultry Diagnostic
Laboratory on Miller Street. Noth
ing is lucking to make this a fully
equipped setup, ready to do any
tvpe of regular diagnostic work.
The laboratory opened in Jan
uary to serve the rapidly growing
poultry industry in Western Caro
lina. In charge is Dr. Calvin C.
Gatz, a graduate of the Kansas
State Veterinary College and vet
eran of six years in the Veterinary
Corps and the Army Medical Ser
vice Corps during World War II.
His assistant is Mrs. Robert C. Hall,
a graduate of the University of
North Carolina who later served as
technician in the cancer laboratory
at Duke University.
"The climate here Is particularly
favorable to the development of a
poultry Industry," says Dr. Gatz.
"The combination of the humidity,
the rainfall, and above all the cool
weather is splendid for chicken
raising, Kggs laid in hot climates
have what we call low hatchability.
Right here we are In the summer
hatching egg belt."
To meet the needs of the grow
ing Industry, the State established
the center to serve the entire west
ern part of the state. Before its
establishment, poUltrymen Wishing
diagnosis of ailments had to send
their chickens to Raleigh. Now
anyone-from the housewife who
keeps u w chicken for family
use to the man who numbers his
flock In the thousands can get this
free service in a minimum of time.
Setting up the laboratory has re
sulted in further increasing the in
dustry in this section. Dr. Gati
puts it: "People around here can
afford to raise more poultry be
cause they are close to a labora
(See Poultry Page 3)
Asks Meet Of
The Waynesville Lions Club, ac
cording to an announcement made
today by its president, W. Boyd
Owen, will sponsor a meeting of
more than 100 Haywood County
organizations on Tuesday, October
The purpose of the meeting,
which will be held at the court
house at 7:30. p. m., is, said Mr.
Owen, to discuss the current school
bond election which is set for No
vember 17th. Efforts will be made
to acquaint representatives of the
many county organizations with the
need and with the proposed remedy.-
Civic and county leaders are ex
pected to attend. In fact, said Mr.
Owen, the Lions Club is hoping
that everyone will come. The
school bond program is one that
concerns everyone, he pointed out.
Community Pilot Farmers will
meet Thursday night to continue
the planning begun at last Thurs
day's session. The meeting will be
held at 7:30 p.m. at the Court
A farm planning specialist from
Stale College, Moe Williams, will
be present to discuss the Farm and
Home Planning sheets on which
work was started at the last meet
ing. . . ; '-.-.-.
Listed This Week :
, Registrations are being received
for animals being entered in the
livestock show set fnr the Wanc8
ville Armory October 12-13. All
superintendents have been asked
to turn in this" week the number of
animals they expect to have in
Co-chairmen M. O. Galloway anil
Frank , M., Davis have designated
the following as superintendents
of the various classifications: D. II.
Witliams, Hereford;" Frank Metf
ford. ,Aberd ien:Ani; Dayid, '
Boyd. Shorthorn; tuy Arrington.
Dual Purpose Breed; JVayne Sla
mey, Baby Beef Showbill iam Os
borne, Guernsey; Joe Palmer. Hol
steln; D. Reeves Noland, Ayreshlre;
R. L. Vork. Jersevr anrf Jumps
Klrkpatrlck, Junior Dairy Show.
ine waynesville Chamber of
Commerce and the Community De
velopment Program are sponsoring
the event, which is expected to
draw approximately tw0 hundred
head of cattle.
Of Draft Board
Miss F.dna McCracken today as
sumed the duties of clerk of the
Select ive Service Board, replacing
Mrs. Roy Campbell, whose resigna
tion was tendered for October 1.
During World War II Miss Mc
Cracken served for three years as
assistant clerk and another year
and a half as clerk of the board.
Mrs. Jane Love Taliaferro re
mains as assistant clerk.
William I. Millar
loins Law Firm
W. H. F. Millar and William Med.
ford, engaged in the practice of law
under the firm name of Millar nnd
Medford, have reported that the
former's son, William I. Millar, has
recently joined the firm which will
hereafter be known as Millar, Mod
ford & Miliar.
The vounger Mr. Millar, who was
horn in Waynesville and graduated
from Waynesville Township High
School, holds the Degrees of Bache
lor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
from Duke University. He was
sworn in as an attorney before.
Judge J. C. Rudisill at the Sep
tember term of the Superior Court.
The new firm will continue the
general practice of law and will
specialize in the practice of cor
poration, probate, trust, title, state
and federal taxation and labor law,
Little Miss Jackie Ensley is nearly eclipsed by the display of pumpkins, squan and gourds ai ihe
Pigeon Valley Fair. Jackie is the daughter of AD1 C. W. Ensley and Mrs. Ensley of Waynesville.
By AGNES FITHUGH SHAPTKR
It was "Heigh-ho, : come to Ihe
fair" from Thursday night: through
Saturday afternoon as an estim
ated 4500 persons converged at
! Bethel to attend the third an
! nua! Pigeon Valley Fair. M. C. Nix.
seiving his third term as director.
was especially enthusiastic about
the exhibits this year. "Wo have
more entries and better entries
each successive year."
Thursday evening's "warm-up"
consisted of a beauty contest, tal
ent show and cake walk, directed
by Turner Calhey and C, C, Poin
dexter. Exhibits were judged and
livestock shown Friday morning.
Friday afternoon was devoted to a
pet show and a football game; and
movies rounded out the day. The
fair closed with a horse show Sat
urday afternoon, with exhibits re
maining on display until 5 o'clock,
On every hand was evidence of
weeks even months of painstak
ing preparation. Friendly competi
tion among the six valley commun-
; ities Cecil, Cruso. Stanley Cove
land Kast, Center and West Pigeon
-served only to emphasize the
neighborly cooperation of the hun
dreds of persons who worked to
gether to make the fair a success.
The visitor who arrived at the
school erntindu n Friduv af(o,.nn,n
j could only wjsh he was a crab, with
eyes mat could turn in all direc
tions. Over on the ball field the
Demons and the Greenies were
warming up. Through the door of
the home arts building poured a
constant stream of women, eager
ly comparing notes 0n what they
had just seen. In front of the agri
culture, building the FFA boys
served hungry guests. (And this in
spile of thu fact that their moth
ers had served noon dinner to
nearly a hundred people.) Behind
the building the black glossy coats
of Angus bull calves shone in the
brilliant sun, and more than one
exhibitor was given a healthy
brushing to the coat of his ani
mal, A speckled pup trotted after
his proud mistress, trailing his red
ribbon comfortably in the dust.
Ducks quacked for attention, and ;
a monkey fussed for his share of,
the limelight. Within the building)
stalks of corn towered over bronz-i
ed tobacco. Pumpkins, green or
golden, contrasted with scarlet ap
ples, emerald green peppers,
strawberry popcorn, pearly and
Within the home arts building
the color and the variety of attrac
tions was the same. Four commun
ity' displays occupied most of one
wall. Cruso's miniature Mt. Pisgah
(See Pigeon Fair Pge 3)
Guernsey Cow At State
Test Farm Sets Record
A registered Guernsey cow,
Mountain Du Maxim's Chene, own
ed by Mountain Experiment Sta
tion, Waynesville, produced 8.707
pounds of milk and 465 pounds of
butterfat. This, Is according to the
official Herd Improvement Registry
record released by The American
Guernsey Cattle Club. "Chene" was
a senior 4 year-old and was milked"
730 times during her record.
This record was supervised by
the North Carolina State College.
Killed .... 2
Injured. ... 47
(This . information com
piled from Records of
State Hihway Patrol.)