THE W AYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEE
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrant oj The Great Smoky Mountain, National Park
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w. oa-a ' auieen rages W AYNESVILLE, N. G, FRIDAY, DECEMBEli ZO, - .
Be Held On
Q Event For Under-
'ileeed Children wui ixj
Q Community Center
Lmanity Christmas toree
Cbby will be held ; 4
Christmas anemoon m
m 0n Mam
til for me unuwji'""-"
of the community, who ( .
the honored gueeui i u,
n. Povmond McBlaln, '
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,f Grace Episcopal cnureu,
(re the story of the birth
Chr'jt. Mrs. ueorge a.
ill be to charge of the
of the afternoon.
j. Colvin Brown, chairman
it welfare, assisted by Mrs.
irkpatrick, will be in cnarge
tree and the: grenerai ar-
Jatts. '.. .'; '
hundred stockings, which
n) with candies, fruits
L have been made by the
i the home economics de
stof the high school under
penisiou of Miss Meredith
ler, head of the department
ifternoon at 8:30 toy
it beine held at the Park
C under the auspices of the
IbKiflgh the courtesy oi J.
Lie, owner as a benefit for
Outstanding Hereford Ball In North Carolina
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Lttance to the theater for
Ufa of a nonular Jan-
h picture, will be either by
toy or an old one in gooa
jn-Hpijw ipiumiMii in in iff
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For Holidays, To
Open January 6th
The students of the WaynesiHe
district and the county schools
will march out of their classrooms
.oday for their annual Christmas
holidays, according to Jack Mes-
ser, county superintendent of ed
Th lession will not be resumed
until Monday, January the 6th.
The past week has been a busy
one in a 4 the schools, with Christ
mas programs, and testa crowding
Officials Of Rubber
And Shoe Plants Are
All Set For Action
December meeting of the
m Schoolmasters club,
wu held t the Bethel
tlx teachers went on tec-
jfivorhif the Itlati tro
if the North Carolina Educa-
Meiser, county supemtend-
f the evening, discussing in
measures, the association
brought before' the coming
of tV stL Iwtnlithir.
P. WhitiiRMoa '' nytni.lndl fit
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pel school, was in charge of
members enjoyed a turkey
prepared and served by the
! Teachers AssoiAtinn
next meeting of the group
! keM at the Crabtree school
"Laurie Domino" rated at present as the outstanding Hereford bull in North Carolina, brought to
. .. . .1 TTi- vt i n..i. r v ah.... - if IT.......;- n.i lTif.nl Flavin nurchased
xiaywooa coumy Dy ine rirsi jawmai nuiin, v. lien, t. i'iuu, ?--
from C. A. Smith, Hill Crest Farms, Chester, West V. "Little Domino" will be 8 years old on-December
the 24th. The animal, with the Angus bull, rec ntly purchased by Geo.' A.' Brown and Joe Roue, wtU
be exhibited on Saturday on the court house grounds from 9 until 4 o'clock. .
. . . 1 ' , The outsi'.aiidinar Anarus bull, re
1 mm . m m I centlv nurchased by Joe Rase ard
Paymeilt Itlade III rUll I Or MOien I George A Brown, Jr., and the
. ... i H.r..fni,l hn.'l houvnt bv the First
Goods Which owner Had Not itiissed sv.ion! Rank .nd . group of
T j men including C. T. Francis, Frajrit
The true Christmas SDint often M. Duvis. ajid C. N. Allen, will De
bri.-gs out the best side of a per-
and no doubt that what
Jr To Sing Over
Bronson- Matney, Jr., talented
young son of Mr. and Mra. Bronson
Malney, and grandson of Mr. and
Mrs. W. L. Matney. wiU sing over
WWNC Sunday afternoon the 22nd,
sometime between 4:30 and 5:30.
Youn Matnev has sunar before a
number of well known artists, who
have predicted a brilliant future for
he youthful singer.
He is scheduled to give a 30
minute program on Sunday after
noon, which will include a number
of difficult selections.
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To Print Annual
The annual Christmas edi
tion of The Mountaineer will be
published on Monday afternoon
for delivery T early Tuesday
'..iming. , . t '.'., .'v't,
VAJU copy tor tmslssue, bo'tM
news and advertising, should
be in this office not later than
ten o'clock Monday morning.
This year's annual Christ
mas edition will contain many
features that have not been
used here before. Making up
a large part of the paper will
be Scores of letters to Santa,
which have been mailed him
through his mail box in this
son. and no doubt that is
prompted a mun to enclose five
dollars wi n the following letter
this week, to a well known Waynes-
viile citizen: '
"Si'vwal years ago, some boys
and I. took some property that be
longed to you. Although I did not
take V1- all myself, I am paying for
U all. J, iv' changed my ways and
i'' wuii."'to make h all right with
The person receiving' the letter
does not have the slightest idea,
when or what was taken from him.
He is also at as much of a loss to
even guess who has had the change
pi heart and sent in the money for
payment in full.
Anyway, both parties, are per
fectly satisfied, and each know that
in this fast moving, world, there
are still some honest people left.
Directors Of Chamber Of Commerce
Will Elect President On January 10th
Lynn Talks To
J-H Club Members
tool -H club .met on Wed
' with J r. T.mii
put, making the main talk.
m outlined his trip to he
Utional Livestock show in
- s pan, oa me pro
'Outtded! KJn, Da....
Pe llt'im, 4.1. m
t. , . ' lne song, Bi-
f 'F. Wilma Oue. of "O.
- - . "inn vueen OI U,
Tn of Bethlehem," and
' a Manger," by Pau
Heetinir wan Ann.nJ m4.v
Tntv Mr- Lynn met with
gjw who are planning to
i eamg projeeta.
p George, locar'usiness
f "a native of Greece, has
'PPointed as chairman of war
' for Greece in this ee
, tte eonnty.
I0 asks that anyone in
f donaUng to this worthy
iJ"6 their contribnation
at the W.W.N. C. Cafe
L F ishbnrne Military In
U 'Lva arsn, who is
arrived to spend the
-ere with his parents,
j 7 . S. Marsh.
Farm Agents Busy
Working On 1940
The county farm agents are urg
inir that all farmers who have re
ceived letters relative to applica
tions for 1940 AAA payments come
to the office and sign up.
Notices have been sent to date
to Ithe farmers in the following
townships: Iron Duff, Ivy Hill,
Crabtree, White Oak, and Fines
Creek. ; . '
Notices have also been sent out
to the farmers who have earned
their full quotas. There are still
around 200 of this group, who
have not 'signed their applications,
it was learned yesterday at the
county agents' office.
Tt nrna nointed out that no pay-
monj will be made until both the
i ami t.hA tenants have
Checks are expected in me
r Hnvs for those wno Slgneu
up for their payments when tne
notices were first mailed out from
the county agents' office,
Bank To Have
Hapv has declared De-
i.. nau o. a wl holiday m
the state, and because oi
First National Bank will have a
double holiday Christmas and the
on exhibition on tne court nouse
giounds from 9 to 4 o'clock Satur
day. The Hereford animal is said
to be the mo'. outstanding bull of
its breed in North Carolina at the
present time . '., j
The Angua bull has won, as an
individaul, the following prises:
5th at the Illinois SUte Fair; 4th
at ithe Ohio St ere Fai; 2nd at the
Michigin State Fair 3rd at the
Eastern States Expansion; 4th at
the American Royal Show; and
9th a. the International Livestock
show, in Chicaao, where the bull
was purchased by the presen pres
As a get-of-sire, the Angus bull
won 3rd place in the Illinois Stale
Fair; 1st in the Ohio Slate Fair;
Is. in the Michigan State Fair;
2nd in the Eastern Stale Expan
sion; 4th in the Royal American
show; 3rd in the In'ernation Live
As one of a gi-oup of three bulls,
the animal won: 3rd at the Illinois
S.ate Fair; 1st at the Ohio State
Fair; 1- at the Michigan Stale
Fair; 1st at the Eastern States
Expansion; 6th at the Royal Amer
ican show; and 4.h at the Interna
tional Livestock show.
, Mr. Rose and Mr. Brown also
bought 25 registered cows from
Kenneth McGregor, of Canada, one
of the judges at the Internation
The Hereford bull, "Laurie Dom
ino," bought by the bank and a
Robert Hugh Clark
The county board of commission
ers named Robert Hugh Clark
county electric inspector in the
regular Monday meeting held this
Mr. C'ark is to apDoint an as
sistant inspector from Beaverdam
townshin.- The aouointment is to
be approved by the county board of
Outside of the selection of the
county electrician, tha . meet in ar
was taken up with routine matters.
n v. r.nLK ITT. for many years
ij tiai ...Uk Raw fiAnnf wnrlr in
Haywood and the uanie coone beea with the company 20 years.
Spend Two Days Going Ores
Site And Technical DetaflaJ
Starting: After HoUdays
PROJECT WILL BE A
Personnel Men of Two Firms
Will Be Here February To
Take Applications For Jobs
After spending two days going
over the site of their new plant,
officials, engineer and architect of
iho Iayto. ilubuor Manufacturing
Company ret.irnid home, well
Dleased with the progress In
which plan :ava bhaped up for
nc.UaJ construction to begin by
first i thf year.
While he-f, tnd officials consult
ed with local contractors regard
ing the construccioi of the moj
ern nlant. wheh will be iust south
of Haselwood, on 20 acres of the
upper end of the Welch farm.
The engineers toirether with the
architect, George Neuffer, who ha
Condition Of William; .
The condition of William Shool
bred, who underwent an operation
recently in the Union Memorial
Hospital in Baltimore, is reported
to be unchanged.
Bill Milner, who is a student at
the University of South Carolina,
will arrive on Saturday to spt
the Christmas holidays with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Milner.
The new directors of the Cham
ber of Commerce had a joint sup
per meeting with the 1940 direc
tors, and discussed matters of im
portance to the organisation and
the community for the coming
Plans were made for the new
board :o meet again on January
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president and all other officers. 1 ffOup of citizens, was purchased
At that time W. L. Hardin, Jr., " -om wa. omue, pi oneir, nov
if izens Of VVavnesville Asked To
Observe Another "Night Of Light"
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Children Interviewed For
ral Article In This Paper
X jae year, Th.
?, Z ' inc Christmas
Hte It 1he children, this
5i m.F Week e
cliy8 "P1 interview
im. Vried frora three
iMicn were asked
the same question, and every one
tiflrrent answer, with a
i. r,r inwiHnnlitT mixed in.
YouH be interested in the re
sult of this interview, so turn to
he editorial page and nnder the
column, "Here -d There" y
will find this unusual report as
written by Mrs. T. L. Gwyn.
treasurer, will make the annual
report for 1940, together with the
Secrelary s report from J. Dale
Rarh member of the retiring
hoard nledired their undivided sup
port to the new board, which is
composed of members who have
never served before, with tne ex
ception of J. W. Kiliian, retiring
Charles Ray, Jr., presented sev
eral civic and highway mabters
for general discussion by boin
boards.' v -
The new directors present were:
William Ray. James Queen, Bill
Prevost, J. C Lynn, R. N. Barber,
Jty, Marion X. Bridges, Harold
Massie, William Chambers,' Paul
Davis, Spauldon Underwood, Dill
Howell, C. A. George, and eiut
Those of the old board attend
ing were: J. W. X illian, J. Dale
Stentz, secretary, L. N. Davis, Paul
Hyatt, Chas. E. Ray, Jr., Hugh
Massie, M. D. Watkins, M. H.
Bowies, W. L. Hardin, Jr., R. L.
Prevost, N. W. GarreU, and W. A.
Stores Open Until
9 In Evenings
The stores of the community
v nio-ht staving open
evenings untU nine o'clock, which
rule will apply nntil Christmas,
with the usual dosing hour ob
served on Saturday night.
Va., and will be kept on the farm
nf C. T. Frarcis.
The Hereford bull was sired by
Woodford Domino. 3rd Herd sire
at Hill Crest Farms. There are 4
Internal ional erand champion
winners in the pedigree of this bull
on dams' side.
Mr. Smith, the former owner,
one of he leading breeders in the
country, won Reserve Champion
Female at the International show in
1940 with H. C. Lady Domino 26th.
Mr. Smith's 3 year old bull won
3rd place (Lorena Mixed Domino)
al; the. International Livestock
show. Lat year Mr. Smith won
the grand champion female at the
Some of the prizes won by
"Laurie Domino" include: 1st at
Ohio State Fair; 1st at Indiana
Sta'te Fair; 4th at Texas Livestock
show: 4th at Oenver show
Two calves from this Hereford
bull were shown at the Internation
al show in Chicago this year.
J.: II. Kennedy Accepts
Appointment In Iteserve
John H. Kennedy, son of Mr. and
uh EVanV R. Kennedy, of Jon a
than Creek, has recently accepted
and appointment as second lieu
tenant in the gantry Reserve.
Young Kennedy graduated last
spring from Staite College in Ral
eigh, where he made an ontsanding
Richard N. Queen has returned
from a bnsiness trip ta Raleigh.
Al tay TV WWU auu w
Council, was this week named com
missioner of the district.
Boy Scout Group
R. K. rnlkitt. at ihU city, was
named commissioner of the Dan-
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iei ouone cvuiicii ui ddj ocuvu , , .
Monday night, succeeding Wythe-..
ju. feyton, oi Asnevme.
Fred M. Waters, of Henderson
yille, was re-elected president of
the group. .
Others re-elected were E. D.
Mitchell, of Asheville, and B. C.
Burgess, of Spruce tTine, vice pre
idents: H. C. Jarvisj- treasurer;
Morris Lipinsky, assistant treas
urer; R. Lee Ellis and Harry' W.
Lovek niMlvni of .tha national
council: and ithe following members
of the board whose term will expire
January, i4.i: ir a. Jones, xsa
than Patla, of Henderaonville; Mr.
Mitchell. Walter J. Damtoft. Mr.
Waters, Mernard Elias and David
T. Vance; of Plum Tree.
It was decided to hold the annual
Scouterg Convention in Asheville
on January 13
This Is Second
Edition Of The
Week; 28 Pages
This is the second edition of The
Mountaineer this week, making a
total of 28 pages all together.
There are in this issue, a lew 01
the hundreds of Santa Claus letters
which have been received by this
newspaper during the past lew
What letters have not already
been published, will appear in the
annual Christmas edition which
will be ofT the press Monday after
noon. If your child mailed a let
ter to Santa in the mailbox ltt this
office, and it has not been printed
to date you can rest assured tnat
it will be in Monday's issue.
Jack Richeson, Who is attending
Davidson College, came Wednes
day to sDend the Christmas holi-
ilavi with his narents. Mr. and
Mrs. L. M. Richeson.
; A second time comes the re
quest that there be a nation
wide observance of a "Night
of Light" to answer the
"Blackout" that still exists in
Mayor J. H. Way, Jr., of
Waynesville, . and Ma yo r
Whitener Prevost, of Hazel
wood, are asking the citizens
: Of Waynesville, Hazelwood and
Lake Junaluska, and the sur-,
rounding communities to keep
ilights and shades up in every
room in the home and busi
ness places from dusk to mid
night on Christmas Eve.
This year with the extension
of electric lines into the rural
sections, Haywood County
should be a blaze of light on
December the 24th.
The movement was started
last year by Bernard Mac
Fadden, publisher of Liberty,
and other magazines of the
MacFadden chain "As Amer
ica's answer to the 'black-out'
threatening the world a black
out of freedom as well as
went over some technical details
which will be incorporated in tha
plans of the building. -
When they left, they said they
would be back right after the hol
idays, at which time they would
have everything in readiness for
releasing to contractors, the speci
fications and plans for the plant,
which A. L. Freedlander, presi
dent and general manager of the
company told The Mountaineer
be a modem building
throughout, containing between
30,000 and 35,000 square feet of
The owners ef the shoe business,
which will oBerate in connection
with the rubber plant, were highly
pleased, with their two:day ty .
here, ' aad were enthusiastie over
the nrosnects nf trettinir work un
derway at such an early date. No
decision wag reached by the rubber
Tilnit officials while here aa to
whether they would add to their
plant sufficient space to house the
shoe company's plant, or whether
a nearby building would be leased.
Mr. Freedlander renewed his
statement, that where ever possi
ble. Havwood labor anr) materials
would be used in both the construc
tion and operation of the plant.
ine president oi the nrm also an
nounced that their personnel man
ager, k. M. weimer, would come
here about February first and be-
Kin malar kt a survey and taking
applications for jobs in the plant.
Men employed On the construction
project, will be hired direct by the
contractor holding the job.
ileinz Kollman, manager of the
shoe company, also stated that he
plans to' return about February
first to Set up a personnel office
to receive applications for jobs In
the shoe factory.
With favorable weather, the ar
chitect said the plant should be
constructed within 90 days, and as
the machinery is already bought,
and some even crated and ready
to be shipped, it would be only a
matter of a short time after com
pletion of the building until actual
plant operations could be begun.
The officials assured civic lead
ers who have been working w'th
them, that no time would be lost
in getting the plant pushed to com
pletion. "Up until now, has been
the talking stage,? Mr. Freedlan
der said, "from now on it is ac
tion, and plenty of it."
Mr. Freedlander also pointed out
that this was to be a "Haywood
development" and that all mate
rials and labor that could be se
cured here would be used in, pref
erence to any others.
Five Families Who Need Aid For
Cheerful Christmas Still On List
Dr. Dudley W. Smith and his
wife, Dr. Gladys Osborne, left Sun
day for a fortnight's visit to Flor
Mailing you, today twenty
five dollart. My Mother! con
tribution toward a more cheer
ful Christmas for family nurn
ber one, or other nderpriw
ledged of your tectum.
S. C. Satterthwaite, Jr.,
Atlanta. , ,
The above telegram was receiv
a voofordnv and another number
. t,w-iut nff the 40 needy cases.
The 40 cases, hand picked by the
county welfare workers, wnere
there would be little, if any funds
fmm the. bare necessities
of life for either the children or
the grown-ups. ,.
with the generosity
of the people of this community
than nnur remains, with four more
days until Christmas, only five num
bers out of the 40 nrst pnniea. .
It is the hope of the Mountain
eer that ere the last edition before
Christmas, coming out Tuesday
morning that there will not be a
name left to face Christmas un
forgotten by kind friends.
The paper will place Mr. saner
tWoito'. ovnerons check in the
hands of some interested group to
check with the welfare department,
and find out the conditions in the
home for which the money will De
n! tha iwieda not only for
the extras of Christmas, but for
some of the necessities.
The five numbers remaining nn
Tannery To Have
Monday At Six
The annual Christmas tree pro
gram of the A. C. Lawrence Leath
er Company staged each year for
their omnlnvees nnrl -familta
be held on Monday evening, begin
ning at o ciock with carols, aa
has been the custom over a neriod
After thirty minutes of carols,
Rev, J. M. Woodard, pastor of the
Haselwood Baptist church will give
the invocation, ;
Plans have been made for Santa
to make his customary arrival, and
under, the decorated 40-foot tree,
eivA to each emnlnve anil tnr aaih
member of his family, a bag filled
(Continued on page B) witn c&T nuts and fmita.