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Z Saturday night during
m thc TobaT Fes
seel there is a; bumper
Wood. . ,-C - V.'.
fellows we at; a
t mintage, since aU the
I court room wert out,
L spotlights on the candi
C queen. The - constant
f..j rails gave evidence
'notions of some of the
jltments 01 me raaacuiiuc
UK audience. - - -
U of November 12 can go
1 . L -rt i l.
ents. AU' ine way
ball eamK to the
j heautv aueens. and
Un who had worked so
lard on their exhibits at
ff waited out many anx
aents as the judges looked
exhibits. The. candidates
tobacco queen "also had
aentsasthe judge made
,1 decision. All in all, it
& of tense moments. -
ig true to form, the weath
ne topic .of conversation
week-end, with .Wayne
I being kidded on every
it had a comeback for
ton who mentioned snow
stival in the same breath.
lint lauehed off the com-
k told one jokester: "We'd
festival on Julv fourth
re not afraid of an dec
irm and cloud burst"
Hath Alarms Too
m confusion complete at
kcr Shop the other day.
is were running hither
seeking the 'source ''. of
Sounds that were vibrating
iong the flowers and glass-
Sidfliehts Page 6)
66th YEAR NQ. 93 14
dWA-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
the human brain is a
wonderful thlnr: it starts
functioning at birth and nev
er Mops until you stand up
to jnake a talk in public. .
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WAYNESVILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, NOV. 19, 1951. $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counsel
Umpkin, , veteran tcle-
pn. Is retiring November
(f 39 jcars service with
pany. , .. .':
; As Phone
oyee On 30th
Pkin, Waynesville tele
K will retire from,, active
1111 me Southern" BpII
Company on Nnvpmhor
Pkin will retire under
System age retirement
lH a career of 39 years.
j leieprtone. service in
I Umukin hue r,iij tk.
antral office repairman,
(""in and manager in
11 Waynesville. He and
reside on Welch Street,
Be Toi.,i . .
-v.iH,,unc ana xeie
Mny Friday nteht at the
( - .miui 111 rtSIlC
r n8 Mr. Lampkln, at
J ovj vice emmem
"anipRin . .wn a
fing outfit and ' a
18 sht gun. , . . ..,
'"cr. Tuesday, sun-
r Wavnoi.sii. - . - -
ripj "j me tempera
Monday. Nov. 19,
Ditls On 27ih
The much discussed Pigeon Gap
link on Highway No. 276 will come
up for bids on November 27th, the
State Highway Commission has an
nounced. The commission has called for
bids on the 1.53-mile section for
the 27th, and will meet on the 30th
to officially review the bids.
, Highway officials have pointed
out several times that the state
planned to build the short stretch
of road through the apple orchards,
but state road forces were busy on
other projects, and that is the rea
son a private contractor had been
. The new road will eliminate the
sharp curves now existing in the
road through the gap of the moun
tain, the engineers have explained.
Is 4-H Club
: Billie Best of Upper Crabtree,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Best, has
been declared the State 4-H win
ner on Corn Production for 1951.
Billie produced 163.19 bushels
of corn per acre this year.
By being thc state winner, he is
receiving a free trip to the Na
tional 4-H Club Congress which
will be held in Chicago at the time
of the International Livestock Ex
position. Billy will leave Asheville
at 5:05 p.m. on Friday, November
23, and will return at 11:00 a.m. on
Saturday, December 1. He will
travel with the other state winners
in North Carolina attending the 4-
H Congress. This trip is being
made possible through the cooper
ation of the Plant Food Institute.
. This is Billie's third year in 4-H
Club work, arid each time he has
had corn 4 or his project; so he is
'kilning by doiiiB" 3- -.
He planted U.S. 282 hybrid seed
corn," following the recommenda
tfohs ft theNorth Carolina Experi
ment Station to make this high
production. : -
Fire Damage Slight
A fire which started in a clothes
tumbler at the Home Laundry on
Miller St. Friday afternoon was
brought under control in a few
minutes and with little damage,
according to the Waynesville fire
The only damage incurred was
to a stove pipe.
Tobacco Judges And Winners
Superior Court Opens
Thn Mnuomhor fprm nf Klliwrior
Court was convened at the Hay
wood County courthouse today with
168 cases on the docket. Judge J.
C. Rudisill of Newton is presiding
with Solicitor Thad Bryson as pros
Fifty-seven of the cases arc new;
the remainder were continued from
the July term of Superior Court.
Stores To Stay
Open All Day,
Following a custom of many
yaara, the merchants will remain
open Wednesday afternoon, and
will be closed all day Thursday.
The Merchants Association said
' the atbres would stay open Wed
nesday afternoon for last-minute
Thanksc Iviiif shoppers.
Other holiday store hours will
be announced soon. .
Cole Cogburn of Canton, State
V.F.W. commander, will preside
at a reorganizatlonal meeting of
the Haywood Memorial Post of
the V.F.W. at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
in the courtroom at the court
Posing with Haywood County's best hurley tobacco are judges Roy Bennett of North Carolina
State College (left) and John Van Arsdall of Harrodsburg, Kentucky (right , Mrs. Roy Meador. of
Ratcliffe Cove, wife of the winner of the individual tobacco exhibit award, and Grady Davis of Iron
Duff, second place winner. (Mountaineer Photo), ' ,
"This is the best tobacco Hay
wood County ever has shown!"
Those were the sentiments voic
ed Friday by both of the judges at
the Waynesville Armory tobacco
exhibit John Van Arsdall of Har
rodsburg, Kentucky, and Roy Ben
nett, North Carolina State College
.The tobtft'co'expwrts praised the
progress made by the county in
tobacco growing and tobacco fes
tival arrangements in the last sev
eral .years. They also lauded the
efforts of Haywood's, agricultural
agents in constantly improving the
county's position In the tobacco
Winner of the individual tobac
co exhibit was Roy Meador of Rat
cliffe Cove. Other first-place win
Flyings Robert Brown of Iron
Lugs Fred Mann of Hominy.
Leaf Grady Davl's of Iron Duff.
Other awards went to:
Individual exhibit Grady Davis,
second; R. C. Francis of Ratcliffe
Cove, third; W. J. Campbell and
Greene of North Clyde, fourth, and
(See Burley Page 6)
County Entertainers Show
Both Talent And Enthusiasm
Officers Of WNC
f l it 1 L,al'Rl' "amounts' of both talent
HayWOOd Men Arej""d enthusiasm -were revealed Frl-
UdJ llJEll u. nil" t)W IH'IS JJlt'WIU-
eri on the" tobacco festivals talent
show at .the 'court house." Acts of
varied, kinds were offered by en
tertainers representing county
communities niul 4-H. clubs,.
Acts staged Friday night includ
ed:; :". -".v.,.
Aliens Crook group singing, Bill
lli'inlucc, leader; Heaver Sisters of
Kasl ' Pii'.eofi, Mmr;s; ..Mattlc ...Sue
Mcdford,; Cnibti'ee-Iroiv Duff 4-H
club, piano solo; Deeator Justice
ft,e'f Ka,;Wf!i t)n, filrf'HmC ban.o"picift
Drexel Brown, of Hendersonville,
has succeeded M. O. Galloway, of
Waynesville, as president of the
Western North Carolina Hereford
Association. Officers ware recent
ly named as, plans were, made for
the April spring sale. ,
Dr. A. P. dline of ' Cain W was
, . " - : -. 1 1" 'v : i
named a -vire-prrMueni
group, and Mrs, K. D. Chandler, of
Asheville, was reelected secretary
treasurer. Dr. J. L. Reeves of Can
ton and Roy S- Haynes, of Clyde,
were also named as directors of the
or; rnney Molaiul of Crabtree,
Hading: Stanley Swiayngim of West
Pigeon, "Cold Feet" solo: Francis
Cove, group singing; Helen Hill,
Adalino Best,, and Lorraine San
(See Talent Show Page 6)
Mountaineer Will Be
Published On Wednesday
The Mountaineer will be published a day early this
week' going to press shortly after noon Wednesday, instead
All copy for the edition must be in the office not later
than nine o'clock Wednesday morning.
Carrier boys will deliver their papers Wednesday afternoon.
Of 1951 Festival
Haywood county's first two-day
Tobacco and Home Demonstration
Exhibition was brought to a suc
cessful close Saturday night with
the selection of Miss Mouriene
Carver of Maggie as 1951 Tobacco
Queen. . . '-"..i,"
An overflow crowd of more than
1.200 jammed the courtroom at
the county court house for both the
Friday and Saturday night pro
grams." ':'" ' .:", ;
Miss Carver was crowned queen
by Miss Mary Lou Ferauson of
Francis Cove, 1931 queen, and was
presented a lovine cud hv Paul
uavis, of the; Waynesville Mer
chants Association. Miss Carver is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.
D. Carver of Waynesville Route 2.
Earlier In the program Saturday
night. Upper Crabtree was named
as winner of the community to
bacco contest sponsored by the
First National Bank, and Iron Duff
was awarded first place and $100
In the county "green pastures"
contest, sponsored by the Lions
Upper Crabtree won $25 and the
community tobacco contest with a
planting of 99.13 of its allotment.
Other communities and their plant
ing percentages were:
Crabtree, 96.34; Iron Dull, 96.04;
Fines Creek, 95.84; South Clyde,
88.50; Ratcliffo Cove, 88.04; Hom
iny, 80.89; Beaverdam, 82.98;
Thiekely, 81.90; Morning Star,
80.87, and East Pigeon, 74.47, .
Iron Duff placed first in "green
pastures" competition by having
the largest percentage of its farm
ers plant one acre of Ladlno clover
and orchard grass or fescue and
one acre of while clover and blue
grass pasture per animal unit r
1V4 acre of Ladlno clover and or
chard 'trraiij' m-" iefccqe! pasture perl'
annnai unit: -j - - -
The main speaker on the Satur
day night program, Wayne Free
mart, editor of the Greenville IS.C.I
Piedmont, spoke on "The Greatest
Challenge of Our Time."
Mr. Freeman pointed out to his
"Too often, and for,too long, In
our country policy nag been made
at the top levels and passed down
ward from the government to the
people. If we are to remain a free
and self-governing people, policy
must more often originate at the
'grassroots' and be passed upward,
by a sort of percolating process.
from the people to the top levels
"Government must, more often
than It has in the recent past, com
prehencl and follow the wishes of
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Her Highness Queen Mouriene I
Hundreds Of Children Get Sample Of Santa's Candy
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Flashing a royal smile Is lOal Tobacco fclueen Mouriene Larver
ot Maggie Community.'-' She Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs M.
D. Carver. (Mountaineer Photo.)
Churches Plan Unified
A series of union religious ser
vices throughout Haywood will
mark the Thanksgiving season, as
business in general suspends for
the one-day holiday. The largest
single event of the holiday will be
the annual Waynesville -Canton
football game at the Waynesville
stadium Thursday afternoon, at
The annual Union Services of
Waynesville churches will be held
at the First Baptist church at nine
o'clock Thursday morning, with
Rev. M.;R. Williamson, pastor of
the Presbyterian church, speaker.
The combined choirs of the town,
under the direction of Charles Is
ley will provide special music for
Rev. Broadus E. Wall, pastor of
the First Baptist 'church will pre
side, and Kev. J. E .Vounlz, pastor
of the Methodist church will read
Prayer ' services will be held
Wednesday evening as usual.'
Union services at Ilazelwood will
be held nt 7:30 on Wednesday even
ing at the Church of God, with Rev.
M. B. Lee, pastor of the Ilazelwood
Methodist church, the speaker.
Rev. Mr. - Bishop, pastor of the
host church, will be in charge of
the services, with Rev. M. L. Lewis,
pastor of the Baptist church, read
ing the scriptures and leading in
The general 'theme of the ser
vice will be "Genuine -'inanKsgiv-Ing,"
At Jubilee ,
Despite cold' weather 'the usua '
large crowd turned out to help
celebrate the current Trade Jubi
lee Saturday afternoon at the foot
ball field. The seats began to lilt
up at. one o'clock, although the pro
gram did not start until 2:30.
Gills were distributed as follows
to the following: a kitchen stool
to Mrs. Leon Henry; a floor -lamp-to
Mrs. Fuller Crawford; -timbin-ation
radio-phonograph to Mm.
George Brown, Jr.; and the most
timely gift of all, a frozen turkey,
to Mrs. Hllliiird Moody.
Another program will lake place
next Saturday at the same lime. U
will also be held in thc -stadium.
More than 300 children met Santa upon his arrival at Hazelwjod Friday afternoon, and another large group at the court house
later in the day. On Saturday the gay tellow was sdoui town custnouung canoy. ne jjronimeu.io ue oac soon, wun auuinci oujjr m
candy. About-200 pounds was given away on this trip, he explained,
The annual Union Thanksgiving
Service for Canton churches will
be held at the First Baptist church
Wednesday evening at 7:30. The
Rev. L. E .Mabry, pastor of the
First Methodist Church will bring
the message and music will be
furnished by the combined choirs
of the participating churches. Mrs. i
M. A. Harvey is the organist.
Other ministers having part in
(Sec Thanksgiving Page fi)
Mr., and Mrs. Leo . Leslie an
nounce the birth, of. a .oivRibt il,--in
Victoria Hospital, Asheville,
Saturday, November 17, 1 ' '
Injured .... 50
Killed .... 5
(This information cum
piled from 1 Records of
State Hihway Patrol.)