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THURSDAY, JULY 19. 1956
THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Fincher's Chapel Methodist Church
Made Free Of All Debts This Week
By MRS. MILLARD FERGUSON
Ceremonies marking the free
ing cf their church from debt
were held last Sunday by members
of Fincher's Chapel Methodist
Church on the Hyder Mountain
The pastor, the Rev. A. R. Davis,
presided and the message was
brought by Dr. Z. T. Johnson,
president of Asbury College, Wil
In 1943, under the pastorate of
the Rev. Grady Burgin, a building
fund was started with a Lord's
Acre project. In 1948, during the
pastorate of the Rev. Mrs. C. O.
Newell, a fund-raising campaign
was I^FfKjlPd for a new church.
On t W 24, 1949, the first ser
vice wJimeld in the new sanctuary
by Rev. Mrs. Newell, Rev. Mr.
Newell, and the late Dr. C. N.
Clark, district superintenuent. The
church was dedicated August 16,
1953. Later a belfrey and on oil
heating system were installed.
Last Monday, Mrs. W. J. Mc
Crary presented a note to the
First National Bank of Waynesville
for the final payment on the
Much of the money foy the
Fincher's Chapel church building
has been raised during,the past
seven years by women of the
church, who have met each
Thursday to make quilts and have
turned out more than 600 in the
Fincher's Chapel, which now
has a membership of 85, had its
origin in a log hut on Big Branch
near the present Marshall Kirk
patrick residence. The hut had no
chimney and since stoves were
not commonly in use then, fires
were built in the middle of the i
dirt floor and the smoke escaped
through a hole made in the roof ,
for that purpose.
Uncle Hosea Mooney, Ike Rhine
hart. and John McClure were a
mong the first members of the
church, but the date of its con
struction is not known.
Later, when a log sehoolhouse
was built at the site of the H. H.
Holt home, church members mov- I
FISCHER'S CHAPEL Mehodist Church on the
H.vder Mountain road in Crabtree Township was
freed of debt last Sunday at ceremonies marking
the occasion. The building was constructed in
1949 during the pastorate of the Rev. Mrs. C. O.
Newell. Chureh women contributed considerably
to the building of the church bv making BOO
quilts. (Mountaineer Photo).
ed their place of worship to the
school. Tiiiwas around 1871 and
the first minister Was the Rev.
Some \ ears later when a frame
building was erected on the same
site and the church membership
had grown to 25, the church was
admitted to the Western North
Carolina Methodist Conference
with Rev Kerr, a circuit rider, as
In 1898 Fierce Robinson and
Jake Evans gave land and a mod
ern (at that timei one room
frame church was built on the
R 1.. "Uncle Bob" Terrell con
tracted to furnish material and
build the church for $400. The logs
were cut on Mr. Terrell's farm
and Hauled bv community teams
to Fines Creek, where Mr, Ter
rell operated a saw and planing
mill in partnership with Tom Mc
Mr. Terrell completed the
church and when the members
were having a difficult time raising
the needed $400, Mr. Terrell gave
$125 of his labor.
A local Methodist preacher,
William P. Fincher, also gave
$100, providing the church would
be called Fincher's Chapel. The
church was dedicated under that
name and Rev. Fincher was a
faithful member until his death
several years later,
Cse Mountaineer Want Ads.
Winners in the ninth annual
VKW Folk Festival at Canton last
Square dance ? Champion Y,
elementary; Emma, junior, and
Vally Springs, senior smooth.
Beauty contest ? Sandra Wil
liams of Canton, "Miss Haywood
County"; Nita Gibson of Valley
Springs, Square Dance Queen,
and Carol Mease of Canton, Bath
ing Suit Queen.
A large contingent of square
dance teams, string bands and
other entertainers participated.
The annual event was sponsored
by the Edwards-Clark-Messer post, j
Veterans of Foreign Wars, at i
| canton. C, C. Poindexter served as i
master of ceremonies arid was
| assisted by Christy Bramlette.
Youth Crusade Is Planned
By Hazelwood Presbyterians
The Hazelwood Presbyterian |
Church is planning a Youth Cru
sade week of services beginning
July 22 and ending July 29 at 8
p.m. each evening. These services
are geared to teenagers.
Jim Smith, the speaker who has
been called for this series of ser
vices, is studying for the Presby
terian Ministry. He has been fea
tured as a speaker at many youth
camps and conferences. In
Charleston, W. Va., he has two
radio broadcasts, "The New Life
Hour." and "Tips for Christian
Teenagers." For the past three
months he has directed a televis
ion program for .he Charleston
Ministerial Association known as
"The Bible Comes To Life." lie
has worked in juvenile courts and
delinquent homes while in college.
The Young People of the llazel
wood Presbyterian Church are
sponsoring Jim Smith during this
The public is invited to attend 1
these services. Teen-age problems
at home, in the church and in the '
school, will be discussed from the
Christian point of view.
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There's No Hiding Place |
CHAHLOTTK <AP> ? Other '
motorists made a metal punching 1
bag out of the automobile owned 1
by Claude William Wiley, 56.
Wiley told police his car was
hit in the rear and one one side as
he allegedly made a U-turn on a
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busy street here.
He then parked the damaged
auto to wait for a wrecker It
came, though not the way he'd
ordered it. Another ear fan into
his parked vehicle and |left it a
JIM SMITH, ministerial student,
will speak during the Youth Cru
sade at the Hazel wood Presby
terian Church July 22-29,
White Oak CDP
Io Meet Saturday
The White Oak C I) P. will
iold its regular meeting Saturday
nighth, July 21. The Joe Davis
program. Joe Hall of California
family. Joe Hall of California
will be guest. He has asked that
my talented person come as he
wants to make recordings of
Mr. and Mrs. Don lMemmons
were honored with a household
shower Saturday night at the
Community House. Songs, games
and refreshments composed the
program. Assisting i n serving
were Mrs. Howe Lcdford, Mrs.
; Haul Ledford, Mrs Jack James
and Mrs. Charlie Derrick.
Are Held For
Military funeral services for A2c
Richard C. Wilson, 19, of Canton,
killed with 44 other persons in a
plane crash at Fort Dlx, N. J., Fri
day, were held this afternoon at
2 p. m. in High Street Baptist
church in Canton.
The Rev. O. L. Ledford, the
Rev/1. L. Roberts and the Rev.
James Downs officiated.
Burial was In Bon-A* Venture
Active pallbearers were Jerry I
Johnson. Bruce Rhinehardt, Jackie
Rhodes, Mitchell Early, Joe Ma
son. and Ronnie Plemmons.
Honorary pallbearers were
members of Canton Veterans of
Foreign Wars Post 5198 and these
friends: Herbert Rawls, Paul Rob
inson, David Anderson. Doug Alex
ander. George Hughes, Doug Price
and Jackie Plemmons
Flower bearers were members
of the Canton VFW auxiliary and
Wilson is survived by his par-:
ents, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Wilson: \
five sisters, Mrs. Jobn Page of 1
Brevard, Mrs. W. C. Holtzclaw of
Kingsport, Tenn., Mrs. John Hoff
man of Trenton, N. J.. Mrs. Jack
Warren of Canton and Miss Irene
Wilson of the home; and four
brothers, Clifford, Eugene and
Bill Wilson of Canton, and Air
Force Ale Charles Wilson, station
ed in Louisana.
REV. C. H. GREENE, who has
btrn Area Missionary for the
states of Washington and Ore
gon. will be the guest speaker
during the revival which will be
gin at the RatclifTe Cove Baptist
Church on July 29. The public
is invited to hear The Rev. Mr.
Greene. Services will begin each
evening at 7:30.
Harry F. Kerley
Spending Leave Her re
Harry F. Kerley, SK/3. who has
been in a Naval hospital in Rhode
Island since April 30. Ls spending
a leave with his mother, Mrs. Edna
Mrs. Kerley also has as guests
two other sons and their families;
Warrant Officer and Mrs. William
G. Kerley and two children, Judy
and Larry, of Kdgewood, Md.. and
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kerley and two
sons, Mike and Tony, of Hampton,
This is the first time in four
years the children have been to
gether with their mother. A daugh
ter and her children live w ith Mrs.
BUILDING MATERIALS - PAINTS - VARNISHES
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street from new swimming pool.
Johns Manville 210 lb. asphalt shingles
in spruce green and black $6.50 sq.
15 lb. asphalt felt.. .. $2.70 roll
5/16" plywood sheathing $100.00 per 1000 sq. ft.
3/8" plywood sheathing $118.00 per 1000 sq. ft.
3/8" sheetrock $47.00 per 1000 sq. ft.
4" drain tile ...,. .11 per ft.
8x8 flue liner .42 per ft.
8x12 flue liner ... . .64 per ft.
12 x 12 flue liner .80 per ft.
? 1/2" insulating sheathing $65.00 per 1000 sq. ft.
1/8" untempered masonite .07 per ft.
1/8" tempered masonite .09 per ft.
Mortar mix $1.00 per bag
Standard fire brick .......... .12 each
Johns Manville x 12"
colored wall plank $93.00 per 1000 sq. ft.
West Coast fir framing
2x8 22 ft. long and up $125.00 per 1000 bd. ft.
2x10 22 ft. long and up $125.00 per 1000 bd. ft.
2x12 22 ft. long and up $125.00 per 1000 bd. ft.
Sherwin Williams Super Kemtone Paint ... $4.25 per gal.
Sherwin Williams Outside White Paint $5.25 per gal.
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any of above items at a slight additional charge.
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