The Waynesville Mountaineer
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance oj The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
WAYNESVILLE, N. O, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1940
$1.50 In Advance In Haywood And Jackson Coontiei
L rhiuksgiviiig 8
jte the Fji
f i o'clock h:
'.ar leading den
W The service to be
7.t thia early hour so that
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ay B8V time IO iravu.
u,f h. G. Hammett, lorm-
fimt Falls, S. u., we
nl pastor of the First
t church will deliver the ser-
ainisters who will take
I. the service inciuae: tne
r .. . . m i l ..
p. Warner, pasior oi we
L,o church, the Rev.
G. Huggin, Jr., pastor ol
st Methodist church, and the
Wind E, McBlarne, rector
U Episcopal church.
log choir consisting of mm-
boa the four churches, J.
ftnti. leader of the Meth-
f choir, will lead the singing
trader special Thanksgiving
collection of the morning
i equally divided among the
iirchei taking part in the
.Huelwood churches are also
:j the annual custom of
Thanksgiving services at 8
n the morning. : This year
wrice will be held hv the
wood Presbyterian church, of
tie Rev, S. B. M. Ghiselin is
lev. J. M. Woodard, pastor
i Huelwood Baptist church
$m the sermon. Music will
Wed by the choir of the
wood Presbyterian church.
No. 1 Glamour Girl
Here is "the glamour girt of the
1940-41 debutante season, Mary
Lee Abbott, 19, picked from a host
of debutantes by a committee of
expert at a contest sponsored by
the American Woman's Club in
J. C. Lynn Will
Show In Chicago
J. C. Lynn, county farm agent,
will leave Saturday for Chicago,
where he will attend the Interna
tional Livestock Show, which will
open Monday for a ten days period.
Mr. Lynn will make a study of
the beef cattle situation with the
idea of helping the farmers i nthis
section to Improve the livestock
industry in Haywood.
Mr. Lynn has been very active
during the time he has been in th
county in the work of raising the
standards of beef and dairy cattle
in Haywood. Since he has been in
the office 40 registered bulls and 205
purebred females have been
brought into the county.
i forces were busy this week
Hundreds of colored lighti
i principal streets of th
7ar the evergreen rODins-
m trees on the street will
fwed. In their stead, more
ui oe used.
a re.to have th Ho-Vf
'oohythe last of the week.
k decoratin their ti1i.
fcSlllMt HH J
-. several toy de
f"." were HaW . .-j
H he onen rKio j
Mrs. H. G. Hammett
' long. arriveI nv,.j
. ureat Falls, S. C,
!fCiPyLn the Baptist par-
mmett was called to be.
ig of the First Baptist
e about a month ago.
S2y the t both
? nomJn, at 8. will hri
r- message at the Thanks!
,o service at the Baptist
jounced sermon .nh,VM,
:iH be found in the
iv COInmwi i
tJ Mrs. Charles Lee, of
License Plates ,
Go On Sale Hei
State license plates for 1941
will go on sale here Saturday the
30th, according to J. Dale Stents,
who will again handle them at the
Chamber of Commerce office.
The first number of license will
be 676-501 and for pickup trucks
There will be no other office be
tween Waynesvalle and Murphy
handling license plates, and the
directors of the Chamber of Com
merce feel that the local office can
render a real service to the public
in selling the plates here.
I f You Are Down Hearted br Blue,
Pay Max Henry ,A Cripple j A Visit
If you are disgruntled and feel
that life holds libile to be grate
ful for this Thanksgivingvisit the
third grade room in the Hazel
wood school. You will go away
very humble in spirit and a deep
appreciation of your blessings and
a firm determination to make more
of your advantages.
For in the third grade you will
meet Max Henry, who is unable
to . walk, seated in a special chair,
yet he will be all eagerness to
learn what he can from books so
that life may be rich in spirit,
even though he be denied the en
joyment of active participation as
Your discouragement will ban
ish as you are greeted by his
cheerful smile and come under the
influence of his happy disposition.
When Max wag only 15 months
old and beginning to walk, a weak.
Hess in his legs, as he tried to go
up steps, became apparent. Soon
he was unable to stand up. His
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Henry, were advised by physicians
to take him to various specialists.
They soon learned that medical
science had nothing to offer his
weak nerves and muscles.
When he wag eight years old
he entered the first grade of the
Haxelwood school. Mrs. Eva Cole
was his teacher, and he learned
rapidly under her sympathetic
guidance. He advanced into the
second grade under Miss Marga
ret Burgin, who also gave him the
same attention and now he is in
the third grade with Mrs. Mary
CHEERFUL MAX HENRY
Photo by Joe Davis
Lou Moody as his teacher. Under
the latter he is also an interested
student. '. !
How does he (get to school?
That is a story hat will warm
your heart). The first year in
scnooi he was presented with a
wagon and an upholstered chair by
the Hazelwood Booster's Club. The
chair was made by the Unagusta
Manufacturing Company and was
upholstered with, tapestry from
the Koyle Pilkingtori Tapestry
Two large boys, Bobby Chap
(Continued n page 12) - r
New Board Of Directors Named
For The Chamber Of Commerce
Firms Will Close
Merchantile firms and service
stations will be closed Thursday in
observance of Thanksgiving, it was
announced by the merchants divi
sion of the Chamber of Commerce.
This is one of the two days in
the year that it has been the cus
tom to close the places of business,
Mr. and Mrs. Roy McCracken, of
Orlando, FIa announce the birth
of a son, Joseph Dean, on October
the 30th. Mr. McCracken is form
erly of Waynesville, the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Q. McCracken.
A. Baylor, Noted Church
meet, Now Living At Lake
f ' A. Bayl
fcrtal y r 01 the Holston
kT:8. f the Methodist
W.. Jnnal"a and token
Jent residence in their
,1 1 View" Mar the au-
' . after forty-seven
- pvcxuu wore, was
, "'"erence. anH will fmn,
out remains chairman
, wmmittee on Evi,Hsm
i to .
ik. " M ensrae-ed in mn
Jj. pr. Baylor's hobby
. painting and water-ol-
w fuD frutition in the
8 the pastorate. Dr. Bay
it about eight years, as
1. CreUry th boJ"d
Wtten8km' of th South
oaist church, with head-
i m Lnninili. l l -
. ".me, woen llv
in this branch of
work, he designed and supervised
the building of many churches.
Some of these were situated near
the campuses of state universities
California at Berkley; Oklaho
ma at Norman; Louisiana at Baton
Rouge; and Virginia at Charlottes
ville. Also designed and super
vised in building were the present
Methodist church of Waynesville;
the Christian Educator building,
and Mission Inn, at Lake Juna-
Returning to activ pastorate in
1924, Dr. Baylor has since served,
among others, Centenary church,
Chattanooga; Broad Street and
Central in Knoxville; and various
district appointments as presiding
elder. His last pastorate was in
Tarwell, Va. .
Dr. Baylor was one of the first
to build a home, complete with
boat house, at the lake, when the
Assembly was founded, and inci-
detally, swimming remains his fa
vorite pastime. '
Plea For New
NYA State Director Ad-
dressed Codnty" teachers rr.
Here In Meeting Saturday
"Until the educational system
of . this country undergoes some
drastic changes, we can continue
to expect the large number of per
sons on the rolls of Federal aid,"
said C. E. Mcintosh,' director of
co-operativei personal study of the
State Department of the National
Youth Administration here on Sat
urday in addressing the Haywood
In his talk, Mr. Mcintosh point
ed out the fact that the school
systems of the country have not
kept pace with economic changes
and that this accounts for the fact
that there are today so many un
employed in this country. ;
He gave some startling statis
tics on the subject, many of them
gained from the survey he made
last year of the' state, in which
eight areas, from all sections of
the state were included. The
Waynesville school district was
among those included.
Mr. Mcintosh stressed the fact
that the teacher must learn the
talents of the pupil and that in
this way the much needed guidance
program which is destined to rev
olutionize education will be start
He stated that there are today
in North Carolina, 7,000 boys be
tween 18 and 25 on the chain
gangs. He showed how many of
them had stopped school at the
age of 14, after which age they
are not required by law in North
Carolina to continue in schools, and
that not finding work, their idle
ness led them to crime.
He made a strong plea for the
needs of education to be put be
fore the legislature in its next ses
sion, in order that the youth of
the state be given a fair chance
for the future.
November Term '
Lester Bramlett Sentenced
From Three To Five Years
In State's Prison
Three-Year Control Plan
A new board of. sixteen directors
for the Chamber of Commerce, to
serve for 1941, wa elected on Tues
day of this week by the citizens of
the community in the annual elec
A meeting of the new board will
be. called,. At aa jtrlydate, proba
bly next weekr and from the new
board, will come the president and
committee chairmen for the coming
year. .; ,
J. W. Killian, president of the
organization, was the only candi
date on the ballot who had had
previous experience on the board.
President Killian said he was
planning to call a final meeting of
the 1940 board of directors the first
of the week in order to close out
the year's work. The new board
will probably be called in on this
The election on Tuesday, showed
the following were elected:
Representing industry: R. B.
Davenport, Billie Prevost and Wil
liam Chambers, Jr.
Representing merchants: Felix
Stovall, Bill Ray and Harold Mas-
Representing agriculture: ' J.' C.
Lynn and R. N. Barber, Jr.
. Representing business and pro
fessional men: James Queen, Ma
rion Bridges, Paul L. Davis and J,
Representing hotels and board
ing houses: C. A. George and Mrs,
Representing automobile service,
sales and repairs: Spattldon Under
wood and Dill J. Howell.
Of Jewelry Firm
Set For Two Days
Reliable Jewelers, managed by
D. Feldman, are announcing their
formal opening oa Friday and
Saturday of this week, with free
souvenirs for all aduhs visiting
the store on the opening days.
The store will be operated per
manently, according to Mr. Feld
man, and will do an extensive
credit business, as well as selling
for cash. .
The stock consists of A complete
line of jewelry, featuring nation
ally known watctes and silver
ware, together with a large stock
of diamonds and rings.
Club And Bank To
The Woman's Club in co-opera
tion with the First National Bank,
is staging a community Christmas
The club will confine its two
prizes of $2.50 each to the private
homes, while the bank will give
two prizes of equal amounts to the
winners among th group of. con
testants of places of business and
public buildings. ,
The club will give one prize for
the most attractive outdoor living
Christmas tree, and the other to
the residence having the most ar
tistic outside Christmas decora
The bajik will offer a first and
second prize of $2X0 each to the
best decorated business or public
The iudeinir will take place on
Monday night, December the 23rd,1
starting at 7:30 o'clock. All con
testants must notify the commit
tee of their entry in the contest, so
that all homes my be judged on
the date set
Persons desiring additional infor
mation on the contest are asked to
contact Mrs. Jack Messer, who is
chairman of the committee, or the
other members, Mrs. Ben Colkitt
and Mrs. N. F. Lancaster
The November term of Criminal
Court, which convened here on
Monday the 18th, with Judge Wil
son Warlick, of Hickory, presiding,
adjourned sine die Thursday afternoon.
The report of the grand Jury
was confined to regular routine
matters .with the exception of the
recommendation concerning the
removal of the drink stand in the
hall of (ha court house.
William Lester Bramlett, 24, of
Canton, convicted of the autorao
bile death of Mrs. A. H. Richard
son, of New York, on the Ashe
ville-Canton highway, was senten
ced to from three to five years in
Mr. and Mrs. Richardson and
several others were driving into
Asheville on the afternoon of July
the 20th, when the collision of the
two cars occurred. Mr. Bramlett
is said to have admitted on the
witness stand that he was on the
wrong side of the highway, but that
his brakes went back on him. Mrs
Richardson was instantly killed and
four others riding in the car injur
Leonard Hampton, charged with
breaking the glass window of
local jewelry firm and stealing
several watches, was sentenced to
four months in the county jail.
Dock Grasty and Sam Leopard
were also involved in the same case.
Leopard was sentenced from three
to five years in the state's prison
and Grasty was given eight months
Other cases disposed of during
the remainder of the term were
Ruth Owen, charged with driving
while drunk, was sentenced to work
four months in the court house
Howard Hemphill, charged with
violation, of the prohibition law
was fined $.300 and ordered to pay
we costs or tjbs action. . . . ;ti
Hilliard SanforS, charged whh
violation of the prohibition law,
was fined $150 and the costs.
S, L. Sheppard and Hub Bur
nett, charged with stealing a yoke
of oxen, were found not guilty by
Bobbie Mehaffey, charged with
grand larceny, was sentenced from
12 to 18 months, unless he chose
to join the army or the navy.
Will Flemmons, charged with
abandonment, was ordered to pay
his wife and children $22.60 a
James Conard, charged with lar
ceny, was fined $25 and the costs.
Thomas Jolly, charged with as
sault, the case having grown out
of a fight on election night in the
Iron Duff section Of the county,
with prosecutor, Bert Cagle, was
ordered to pay the Haywood Coun
ty Hospital $25 and the same
amount to Cagle.
Hub (Footsie) Warren, charged
with the violation of the prohibi
tion law, was fined $87 and the
costs of the action.
Walter Rhodarmer, charged with
reckless driving, was fined $50 and
the ' costs..
Roy Berry, charged with driving
while intoxicated, was fined $50
and the costs and had his drivers'
license revoked for one year.
4 Taking Treat
ment After Pup
Dies Of Rabies
As a precautionary measure, at
least four persons, and probably
others, will begin today taking
rabies treatment, after playing
with an English bull pup, which
died Friday and was pronounced
Tuesday as having died of rabies.
Those known to have played with
the dog shortly before he died, were
James Chambers, 7, Dewey Cham
bers, 14, and Frank Chambers, an
employee of Champion Papper and
Fibre Company, all sons of Mr. and
Mrs. C. C. Chambers, of Medford
Farm. Charles Hyatt, owner, and
also an employee of Champion Pa
per and Fibre Company, and a
brother-in-law of the Chambers
boys is the fourth to begin taking
While the dog did not actually
bite either of the four, their phy
sicians advised that the treatment
Jack Rogers 4-H
Club Boy Will
Jack Rogers, 4-H club boy of the
Crabtree township, has recently
been made manager of the Joe
Rose Aberdeen-Angus farms.
Mr. Rose is feeding a number of
fin purebred cattle on his farms,
and young Rogers will give particu
lar attention to this feature of the
work... ' '
Jack Rogers, a member of the
graduating class of the Crabtree
high"' school last spring,, is the, ion
of Mr. and Mrs, John R. Rogers.
He has made an outstanding re
cord with feeding baby beeves,
which have won him a number of
prizes both in this section and at
the S'.ate Fair.
Young Rogers has fed a total
of six outstanding calves, and it
was learned that his exceptional
record in this work lead to his
selection as manager for Mr. Rose.
Joe Rose Brings
40 Purebred Angus
Calves To County
Joe Rose, of Chicago and Way
nesville, who has large farming
interests in the county, recently
brought Into this section 40 pure
bred Angus calves. He purchased
them at the American Royal Live-
stock Show which is held annually
in Kansas City.
Mr. Rose has sold nine of the
animals to 4-H dub boys who will
feed them during the coming year.
The others will be placed on his
farms for fattening for showing
next year at Kansas City.
The 4-H club boys buying calves
from Mr. Rose include: Neal Gro-
gan and Bobby Ray, ef Beaverdam
township; E. C Powell and Olin
Tathum, of the Canton 4-H club;
J. P. Jolly, of Crabtree club.
Also Albert Poston and Jim Hen
derson, of the Cruso club,' and N.
C. James and Max James, of the
Fines Creek club.
Mr and Mrs. Tom Lee, Jr., of
Spartanburg, spent the week-end
in town with relatives.
Referendum Carries In Na
tion By 78, Asking For
3-Year Control Of Crop
Haywood County burley growers
voted a favorable majority of 88.5
per cent for three year quotas i
the referendum which was held
throughout the burley belt on Sat
urday. There were 629 growers voting
in Haywood on Saturday out of the
1516 eligible to cast their ballot
Last year only 600 voted in the
referendum, there being an in
crease of 129 voters in the recent
referendum over that of last year.
J. C. Lynn and the assistant
county farm agents hold meetings
in all the townships of the county
prior to the referendum arid ex
plained in detail the possible fluct
uations in the markets as affected
by the quotas.
While returns from' the refer
enda throughout the burley belt
are not as yet complete, the vote
from material available would in
dicate a favorable majority of 78
per cent for the three year quotas.
It was noted throughout the vot
ing area that there was a sprink
ling of vote for quotas for on
year. A majority of two-thirds of
the votes was required to make the
quotas operative. r
Officials had urged the farmers
to vote for quotas, explaining that
they were proposed because the
war had cut down tobacco exports.
They also pointed out that unre
stricted production and sales next
year might seriously affect the
Under the national marketing
allotments will be apportioned
among individual growers under a
formula pfJheT 1938, farm act,"
Sales In" excess of 'quoaawifl be
subject to a penalty of 10 cents
per pound on burley and five cents
on other types. Likewise growers
who planted within their allot
ments will beeligible for mavimum
government benefit payment and
for government loans on crop sur
pluses. State in the burley belt voti; r
on Saturday were: Alabama, Ar
kansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana,
Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri,
North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma,
South Carolina, Tennessee, Virgin
ia, and West Virginia.
Dr. Rufus B. Templeton Retires
A Her Serving Methodist 47 Years
Dr. Rufus B. Templeton, who re
cently retired from active ministry
in the Methodist church, has estab
lished, with Mrs. Templeton, his
year 'round residence at Lake Juna
Dr. Templeton's home, located on
a hill behind the Terrace Hotel and
commanding an unusually good
view of the lake and assembly
grounds, was built a few years ago
and he and Mrs. Templeton have
been well-known and popular mem
bers of the summer colony at Juna
luska for some time.
Dr. Templeton, a native of
Statesville, has served 47 years in
the ministry, nine of which were
in the Episcopal church. During
this time he served in Little Rock,
Ark., as dean of the Episcopal Ca
thedral and in Gainesville, Fla., as
chaplain of the Umivensity. ' It
was while he was in Florida that
he met and married Mrs. Temple,
In his long pastoral career Dr.
Templeton has rendered service
in the following states: North
Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Mis.
souri, Kansas, Arkansas, Virginia,
New York, and the District of
Columbia. He transferred to the
Western North Carolina confer-,
ence from Florida several year
ago, and was pastor of Asbury
Memorial church in Asheville when
he retired last October.
Burley Referendum Vote In Haywood
Bora to Mr. and Mrs. James A.
G. Davey, of Soeo Gap, a daughter
on November the 19th, at Biltmore
Ivy Hill ...
Pigeon, East Fork, Cecil ... . . 64
9 3 '
3. - 8
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3 ? t a
H b. fc. O
.. 63 62 0 0
.. 48 48 0 0
.. 94 67 8 18
,. 85 77 8 4
. 60 63 0 6
. 24 23 0 0
.. 89 64 3 27
,. 64 65 0 8
. 68 68 0 1
. 48 88 0 10
.629 615 9 68
Percent in favor 88.5.