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The Waynesville mountaineer. (Waynesville, Haywood Co., N.C.) 1925-1972, August 06, 1953, Image 1

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The Waynesville Mountaineer s3 Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park g q 68th YEAR NO. 64 18 PAGES ~ "^Associated Press ^WAYNESVILLE, N. C~ THURSDAY AFTERNOON, AUGU8T (T1953 |3.00 ln~Advance In Haywood and Jackson Count!*" ke Voters Tannery r On Jobs 01 Local 345, inter na j una i-catber Workers Ulti'i :.ui Voted tiiis 0 Mfiki the A. C. Caw i..xr company in naa u; iur:iier oeiermmed to 1 tiieu jobs pending the >1 strike votes being UJt ineousij ai me company s Asm sod, Ay., ana wew i. a union spokesman ex it nope i I'di lurmer nego ,n ?afees wouid render a uctessary. uons h<ne been under : ine middle ol July on eases requested oy tbe e twee locais nad agreed ct strike votes logemer areiwoud, Asnlanu and pianta ana to De govern ! majority decision, e ol Hie bauot Here was tor ol striking and 3 lit union ineuioeis were lit lor t/ie Tnere jmaied JU non-union ein i tne ioeai plant, president is juiius Davis iiary-ireasurer is Carol | d 0. Plott |ly Injured tcident ), Plott,'well-known farm ggie. was fatally injured morning . about 1(1 hen his tractor went off i Gamp Gap Koad and er several times down a intainside. . Frank Pate, Haywood oroner, said the traetor y rolled over Plott after [he road, crushing his causing internal inpuries. te said Plott had been ut two hours when his found. >as a native and lifelong of Haywood County, the ! late Robert H. and Mar ly Plott, ded n the Dellwood scc a member of the Dell iptist Church, and had ive in Community De t programs. 1 services will be held at i Friday at 4 p.m. The irge Mehaffey, pastor of ?ood Baptist Church, will and will be assisted by 1 Carl Campbell of Bir , Ala. and the Rev. Mr. urial will be in the Plott pallbearers will be ngph es Robert Plott, Haywood rbert Moore Plott, Frank . Jr.. Tom Campbell, Jr., is Towles. Nieces will be of flowers. iv was taken to the home moon and will remain hi the hour of the ser ng are the widow, Mrs. Plott; two sons, Walter Swannanoa and Charles ?he U. S. Navy; four James. Roy, and Her t of Waynesville, Route >mer H. Plott of Waynes one sister, Miss Minnie of Waynesvlle, Route 2. ements are under the di f Garrett Funeral Home. WID O. PLOTT J l> ? Variable cloudiness, khnwrrs (,r thunderstorms ?utle ?-n warm or humid. P" and cooler. lWaynesvlUe temperature Id hy the state Test Farm. I Max. Mtn. Rainfall I H9 62 .02 I R8 63 .13 I u 67 .OS WINNERS of the 15th annual Beef Shoot at Cataloochee Raneh are shown here behind one of the rest loss which they used for steadying their long-barreled rifles. Left to right: B&faon fHand ler; Waynesville: Mrs. Jim Coman, Asheville, Val Forgett of Tea neck, N. W. A. "Bill" Bradley, Wavnesvllle, and l?on Par rish, Davtnna Beaeli. Fla. Each of (he mrn rerrived a quarter of a steer, Mrs. Cnman a cigarette lighter. (Photo for The Mountaineer by Gun Martin. Stale News Bureau.) Washington Nan Purchases WHCC; Group Plan Putting Up A Station In Canton ' I i A charter has been granted to Western North Carolina Broad ' casters. Inc., with offices in Can ton, for the operation of a 1,000 watt radio station there. Incorporators of the new com ; pany include Sam M. Robinson, i : well - known Canton Attorney, j Beverly M. Middleton of Hender sonville, and Frances Roberson. of Canton, who will head the broad casters group. Mr. Middleton is president of Radio Station WHKP I in Hendersonville, Director of Radio Station WUSN in Charles ton, S. C., and is widely known in the broadcast field. He started his career in radio in 1933 in Char lottesville, Va., and for several years was an official of the Colum bia Broadcasting System. Mr. Robinson pointed out that the directors of the new com-1 pany will include well-known peo ple of Canton and Haywood Coun ty. The company is planning to be gin operations late this year, and will broadcast with 1,000 watts from a site now being cleared by the Washington engineers of the corporation. Programs will be under the direction of Mr. Kermit Edney, vice president of the Henderson ville station. Mrs. P. H. Gentry Gives Resignation As Town Clerk Mrs. P. H. Gentry, clerk of the Town of Waynesville since Au gust, 1951, will tender her resig nation to thr Board of Aldrrmrn this afternoon, effective August 31. Mrs. Gentry plans to join the staff of the Owen-Smith clinic as secretary and receptionist. The Rev. and Mrs. Paul Town send left Wednesday for them home in Albemarle after a few days visit to Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Massie. Ken Fryc, Washington, D. C-, haa j completed negotiations for the I purchase of radio station WHCC in Waynesvillc. Arrangements were made Wednesday afternoon accord ing to Jimmy Childress, local sta tion manager and co-owner, al though the sale is dependent upon approval by the Federal Coramus-, ications Commission. That approval is expected sometime in the latter part of August. Mr. Frye is expected here in the near future with his family to as sume management pf the station. He will be the sole owner. Mr. Childress, who came here in March. 1950, plans to buy a station elsewhere but will remain here for a short while. Childress and Holt McPherson, of High Point, own the station. WHCC will be 6 years old the last of this month. It has an out put power of 250 watts. Cataloochee Beef Shoot Termed Best In 15 Years County To Get $16,000 Share Of Intangible Tax Haywood County will receive , over $16,000 from the State's intangible tax for the past iisral year. Auditor James Klrkpatriek announoed today. This is in ad dition to money which will go direct to the four towns within the county. The money will be distributed, Mr. Klrkpatriek said, in the same ratio as the property tax returns and will be divided among var ious agencies of the county. The State intangible tax In cludes taxes on such Items as cash on deposit in banks, cash In hand and stock holdings. The past year's tax reached an all time high of $4,750,629, of which 80 per cent is to be divided among counties and towns. Haywood's share comes to $16, 161.58. By P. G. H1PPETOE I have (Blended every one of the 15 annual Hog Rifle shooting mat ches at Calalooehee Ranch, and it looks like the 1953 event will have to go down as perhaps the most colorful; stimulant of the most in terest. and attracting the largest crowds. The event has changed but little in the 15 years?except in scope of interest and attraction. Many of the same people attend every year, and a lot of "us veterans" of the eVent look forward to the re union of the followers of the Muz zle Loading Rifle Shooting Match, now modernized and called the Beef Shoot. Every minute of the event Wed nesday was as exciting as the last 30 seconds of a football game, or whether you would land a fighting 6-pound trout. Everything went smoothly, and even the prize steer pulled the unusual, by getting the jump on the butcher, and just lay ing down and giving up. Maybe it got excited with all the shooting, or maybe it was just time for the prize animal to die. Anyway it j got a few minutes jump on the formal butchering, when the four quarters go to the winners of the (See Beef Shoot?Page 6) Inductees Leave Monday Morning About a dozen men. Haywood County's August quota, will leave for induction into the Army at 9:30 Monday morning, the Selec tive Service Board has announced. , No men will be called to report for I pre-induction examinations during the month. The Board has a call for 17 to' i report for induction in Septem ber. and 20 for pre-induction. 2 Towns Pass Resolution As To Cleaning Sewer Line The towns of Waynesville and Hazelwood will cooperate "to pre vent as far as possible any over flow" of the town sewer line run ning along the shores of Lake Junaluska. according to resolu tions just passed by the boards of aldermen of the two towns. They plan to clean and main tain the line open so far as prac tical, with expert service if re-' quired. They will also appoint in spectors to determine whether down spouts are connected wtth sewer lines and whether surface water is running into the lines. Both Waynesville and Hazelwood adopted similar resolutions, but the Waynesville statement Included the town's intention to lay a new line along Shelton Branch and another in the Aliens Creek area The text of the Waynesville resolution follows: Complaint having been made that the sewer line from the Towns of Waynesville and Ifazelwood run nine through Lake Junaluska has overflowed, and complaint having been made by the Stnte Health of ficials and the officials of Lake Junaluska. and the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the Town (See Sewer Line?Page fit Dayton Employees Top Bloodmobile Visit Quota i A drive to "meet (he quarterly quota for the Red Cross Blood mobile visit* to the Waynesville area went over the ton Tuesday i as the unti collected 152 pints of blood, beating the quota by 125 pints by almost 21 per cent. David Underwood, Blond Pro- I gram chairman, was high in his praise of Dayton Rubber Company personnel, who contributed about 85 per cent of the total, and of the county's physicians who aided in staffing the operation. The Bloodmobile unit was at the Hazelwood Presbyterian Church from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. During that time 181 prospective donors re ported! with almost 50 coming in during the first hour. For many of the donors the do nation was their first, but a num 1 ber of 'reguJars' returned to give tbnr eighth, ninth. tenth or even eleventh pints. Som? of these re reived their "Gallon Club" pins .from Mrs. Felix Stovall. Grey Ladies chairman. They were Ru dolph Carswell, John Edwards, Mrs. David Hyatt, David Hyatt, Cornelius Wvatt. Mrs. Virginia Honcycutt and Guy F. Henry. Doctors staffing the unit dur ing the day were R. Stuart Rober son, J E, Fender, W. Boyd Owen, N. F. Lancaster, Doris B. Ham mett and Thomas Stringfleld. The next Bloodmobile visit is scheduled for November 6. An other donation at that time is ex pected from Haywood County's top donor. George V. Smith, who will then have credit for 10 donations and a total of two gallons. (More pictures on page 1 of. third section.) DAYTON RUBBER COMPANY EMPLOYEES LINE UP to live blood at the Red Crow Bloodmobile visit Tuesday at the Hazel wood Preesbyterian Church. Grey I-adit* compile the blood don or register and rive the men their bottles. Standing, left to right, I . ?' ?re George Roger*, T. M. Gibson, Reed Robinson, C. E. Lafoun taine, A. L. F.naley, Col. R. C. Lane and Carl Bailey. Seated are Grey Ladies Mrs. Charles Ray, Mrs. B. E. CoUUU and Mrs. Wil / Ham Med ford with donor T. C. Holt, ?? Hazelwood Baptists To Build On New Site ?' ? -? fy v*' 4,i% >'? *' V*\] District Farm Leaders To Meet Here Aug. 10 State Farm Bureau headquart ers announced here this week that the organization leaders from twelve western counties will hold their annual district membership meeting on August 10 at the Hay wood County Courthouse in Way nesville at 10:00 a.m. County leaders from Cherokee, Clay. Graham, Macon, Swain, Jack son. Haywood, Transylvania, Hen derson, Buncombe, Madison and Yancey are expected to be on hand for the session to discuss plans for conducting the 1953 state wide Farm Bureau membership drive and formulate a program of policy development for this year. Outstanding speakers scheduled to appear on the program are Farm Bureau executive vice-presi dent It. Flake Shaw and director of organization, Will H. Rogers, both of Greensboro, and Oral L. Yates of Waynesville,, Western District Farm Bureau representa tive, and David S. Weaver of Raleigh, Director of North Caro lina Extension Service. Represen tatives from all agricultural agen cies in the area have also been in vited to attend the meeting Farm Bureau officials said every effort will be made this year in policy development to obtain the expressions of all members on such important issues as farm in come, stability and mprovement, general price levels, the Federal budget, production and marketing adjustments, the role of govern ment, conservation and improve ment of farm resources, the free choice system, capital needs of agriculture two way trade or aid labor management relations and many others. Chamber of Commerce Meets Tuesday Night The Directors of the Chamber of Commerce of Waynesvllle will hold their regular monthly meeting at the Town Hall Tuesday, August 11, at 7:30 p.m. according to notices sent out by L. C. Marley, acting secretary. Dr. Boyd Owen, president, has asked that all members make a special efTort to attend this meet ing. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Martel return ed Tuesday from Lynn, Mass. Mrs. Martel has been in Lynn more than three weeks having bee called there at the death of her mother, Mrs. Mary J. Grant on July 9. Mr, Martel went last week to attend funeral services for his mother, Mrs. Edward Martel, who died July 30. BERLIN GllNTER is brine held in thr Haywood county jail, charged with murder of Boh Ford, and thr shooting of Miss Prarl Sutton, in thr Mt. Sterling section, tillntcr has confessed to the shooting, saying he was drinking at the time. This pic lure was made in jail. (Mounlainerer Photo). I I School Meet jEpected To Draw Crowd A good-sized attendance of In terested persons is expected Fri day afternoon at the meeting call ed to discuss disposition of the Central Elementary school prop erty. The meeting is to be held in the commissioners' room of the Court House, beginning at 3 o'clock, and is open to the public. Agencies officially participating in the discussion include the Way nesvlllc aldermen, fhe trustees of the Haywood County Library, the board of education and the newly created board of trustees for the property under consideration. An act of the 1953 legislature ! empowered the trustees to deed the properly to the Town of Way nesviile for public use as soon as Its use as a school was terminated. The board of education, however, recently passed a resolution that (See School Meeting?Page 6) Smith Property On Main Street Purchased For New Plant The congregation of the He?el wood Baptist church have voted to buy the John Smith property on Main Street and erect a modern sanctuary. Tentative plana are to start construction about the first of the year. Frank Underwood, member of the board of trustees, said the Smith property faces 250 feet on Main Street and also on Virginia Avenue. Plans are to move the present two-story house to tho back of the lot, and use it aa ? parsonage, and build the combin ation sanctuary and Sunday School plant at the front of the lot. The church is seeking the advice of the architect service of the Southern Baptist Sunday School board, and one member of the en gineering staff here on inspection of the property termed it ideal for the new church site. Included in the plans will be ample parking space, it was point ed out. The chureh, with a mem bership of about 400, voted to spend $18,000 for the property. The present church property con sisting of three buildings will be sold as soon, as the new buildings are completed. The plant consists of the wooden church building, the recently modernized parsonage, and a brick building completed sev eral years ago as a Sunday School building. The pastor of the church is Rev. John Kizer, who assumed his duties In March of this year. The chair man of the deacon board is John Blaylock, while Jerry Rogers is chairman of the building commit tee, and Fred Moody is chairman of the finance committee. The board of trustees is compos ed of Frank Underwood, John Blay lock. and Pink Compton. Firemen To Have Rigid Training Waynesville firemen will under go another two hour drill Mon day afternoon, under the direction of James Bailey, it was announced by Felix Stovall, chief. Plans are also under way for a complete check of all business places as to fire hazards. Chief Stovall announced. The fire drills are held every other Monday, and will continue for about six months. Miss Miriam Phillips and Mrs. Roy Phillips. Jr.. are visiting Lt. Col. and Mrs. M. W. Brinson at their home in Washington, D. C. Congressman George Shuford of AsheyiUe will be the featured George Shuford To Speak At Cataloochee Reunion I I ' ~~ speaker at the 23rd annual Cata looehee Reunion to be held Sunday at Palmer's Chapel. Congressman Shuford, wha has worked closely with officials of the National Park Service, will discuss the proposed plan for developing the eastern end of the Smoky Mountains Nataional Park, which includes Cataloochee Robert Hannah of Fairfax, Vir ginia is presdent of the Cataloo chee group and will preside during the business discussions. The program will begin at 10:30 a m. and will continue throughout the day with a picnic lunch at noon. Between eight hundred and one thousand former residents of the Cataloochee area with their fami lies and friends are expected to be present for the occasion. Highway Record For In Haywood (To Date) 1953 Killed ? ? ? ^ 3 Injured.... 32 (This InfornuUsa com piled from Records ot State Hlfhway Patrol.) i mmmmmmmmmmmmmmrn i 1

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