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Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance oj The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
W AYNESVILLE, N. THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 1941
$1.50 In Advance in Haywood and Jackson Coontiea
Snds Gets Approval
rJlB Reissued, With Maturity
Stepped I P
I"41,!, week to re-
I 20-year exten-
.ny interest per-
Lfc are .now toetn
'jjwiU be reissued Boon,
i8ls got approval
mMaA "Firnt Tdv of El Salva
dor" in a popularity and beauty
'contest, Ethel uanessa wiu repre
sent her country on a good-will tour
f t.oi. rfentral American repub
lics. She is a member of one of
El Salvador's richest families.
Project Moving Fast
Rough Grading Completed Three Miles Down
The Mountain Of 12-Mile Road
tfiZ can be
i,5e market at lower rate
t!fi the $268,000 are
iTwhich is five, five
!Twd six per cent
been made since
i last year to get the
tftt bonded I indeb
.Tnow $488,000 01
i.,ewer bonds, bearing
.Last interest The re
C28.00O in bonds were
disced. ' . .
'jy Farm Family In The
U Asked To Cooperate
I S endorsement and active
'm of Governor J. M.
mi "food and Jfeea ior
T?. h :M ! Vino
;.mrl North Carolina.
U (arm families will be
L ..i mliA Via v nro-
IH1 w.u hmw - t 1 Cj ,
dost 75 per cent of their rvrf I n
'ail ted requirementsvfor 1 JI lJJVUUIt---'
i ... . ' i j"' . . ' ' j i
s nil receive nanusumcij
Id certificates signed by the
k inndred thousand enroll-
on! ire now being printed,
tartly each North Carolina
will receive one of
irds, together with a letter
Amtion, from their county
ud tome agents. There is
v compulsory or binding
lajniog the cards. It merely
(lament of the intention of
,i family to aid in the Na
A county there is being
V a Agricultural Workers
jaa assist fanners in their
I produce the necessary food
4 All agricultural work-
pduding white and Negro
lathe Extension Service of
Men. home demonstration
K national teachers, AAA
W and representatives of
i Security Administration,
:twrvatio. Service, Farm
1 Administration, Grange,
brew, Forest Service and
to Planning Committees
f together to present a
s frepam in 1941.
'arollment card which each
H will be asked to sign
follows; "In vie ot tne
National T)pfpna now
N country, I realize that
ii Mould produce an abun-
" konie grown food and
iboine consnmntinn m.h
JJ the farmers of North
TO has a part in mak
tj'neer, healthier peo-
. . as pussiDie : i )
SMequate food to feed all
J"" the farm. This
rPfden of at least 1-10 acre
Cp and poultry pro
r Beat annnin .-j
--p. iooqs lor an ade-
Services To Be
Held In Community
T)a1v THflRtjiF uarvwo urA Kpln
held in all the churches of the com
munity this week, with the pastors
of each congregation in charge.
This morning at 10 o clock Holy
Communion services will be held
in Grace Episcopal Chuch. To
morrow on Good Friday, beirinnine
at 12 o'clock and lasting until 3
o'clock services will be held at
the church and again on Sunday
morning the Rev. Raymond E. Mc-
Blain, rector, will now a uoiy
Communion service at 8 a. m.
The Young People's Union of
the Methodist Churches of the
county will conduct their annual
Hunrise service at the cross over
looking Lake Junaluska at 7 o'clock.
The Rev. E. C. Price and the Rev.
C. D. Brown will be the speakers.
In case of inclement weather the
service will be held in Long s
Hn RunHnv mnrninir at 11 o'clock
special Easter services will be held
in all the churches.
At t.Vie First Baptist Church a
onnHlolivht Communion and Bap
tismal services will be held in the
At the First Methodist Church
th rhnW will nresent a program
of 'Easter music, which will take
the place of the regular evening
service.; 7 .
n TWv TinviR attended a den
tal meeting in Atlanta during the
'week. . '
Blind 3Ian Plans Business Expansion
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Candidates File In 3
of County's 4 Towns
For Coming Election
No Formal Announcements Have Been Made
In Hazelwood To Date For Election May 6
A rlofprminntion. Runvan Col-
omi ling wiku imkiiiiiK iuv .uMiMh- - r - "
lins, totally blind, will soon expand nis grocery Duamess in
Mrs. Collins, shown with him m irom oi weir presenv ia
tially blind, but her Vision is improving.
Hazelwood Man Makes Success Of
Business, In Spite Of Blindness
By Mrs. J. E. Shields
(. -wub ior an aae-
w every person on the
trow the necessary feed
t - pvuury on me
means prains. ha v.
ana other sod
,.ted Justice Of . -p
ferd has recently
-mcwine Townsh. m.
r--"1' w resiae.
ED AT HOME .
. w be lomA Ko
High School Band
Plana nra heinsr worked out by
which the Waynesville Township
High School band will be able to
go to Greensboro, where they will
compete in the state-wide contests
to be held there on April 17th and
18th. '.: '
The band recently won a "Super
ior" rating in the district contest
held in Asheville, which entitles
the group to compete in the stale
Tf 4-v,o ffrnnn wins in the Greens-
boro contest the students will be
eligible to enter the regional con
test of the southern states which
will be held in Richmond, Va., later
in the spring. , ,
The band will travel by bus
and cars, with a half dozen of the
mothers of the band students go
ing along to help L. T. Kew, jr.,
j;ra.tni. uritVi the resbonsibility ofi
taking charge of the sixty-three
students who are going.
To Attend Meeting
rm.7 annual meeting
of the Woman's Auxiliary of Ashe
ville Presbytery wiu DL UCI" "
the Canton Presbyterian Church on
Thursday and Friday, April 17 and
181- t tj Reeson. of Johnson
m nMttiHpnt-of the Syno
jinni -r a nnniHCUiBi w -
main speaker on Thursday after
noon. . m,
x i.v. .;r PHsion on Thurs
day, there will be an ddbj
; . ;.s nnarv. Mrs. uari
Sawyer of Asheville, wdl also speak
at this session to the Business
WS reports of Group Nu
6 will be given at 9:15 on Friday
Miss Nellie Mehaffy Is
Assigned Position With
t it:- MAoffpv. who has
Miss jNeinc .
. itS- nrith the OffiCe 01
neia a posiu"" ' . .
the county welfare department, left
Wednesday for wa8.
where she wfll be located m the fa-
tore. She is unaer
vice and was recently ajw- -work
in the Munitions building of
the War Department
East Waynesville PTA
To Hold Closing Meet
The Parent Teacher AswcUtio"
of the East Waynesville i school inU
hold the last meetingot theschool
year on Monday mgt.
ilth. Mrs. Zeb Curtis, prtsident
will preside. All members are
urged to attend. . ,
The mucrh trading on Highway
293 from Soco Gap towards Chero
kee has been completed for about
tv.oa mWom dnwn the mountain, a
representative of Ralph: B. Mills
Co., contractor, saw yeirujr.
Work on the 12-mile project is
ahead of schedule, and present
plans are to have the road com
pleted by early fall
Th roughest nart of the moun
tain has been completed, with over
70 men on the job.
A rock crusher at the foot of
the mountain is being operated full
time preparing stone for surfac
ing. About 35 men are employed
at this point. 7 .
tu ...j iinuri fhp Cherokee side
. X I1C wU " " ' ' " " .
of the mountain will resemble in
manv ways the highway on this
side, contractors said. The moun
tain road is about lour mnes, wiu.
eight through a comparable level
valley. All of the highway is
through the CheroKee inaian
To Meet Monday
Uiiniatju-'n conference of all
the state west
of here, will gather m Waynes
ville for an all-day meeting aaon
day, April 14. , . .
The morning service
at ten o'clock, with the general
theme, "The Preacher and Modern
Problems" being discussed by Rev.
Fred Forester, of Cullowhee, Rev.
Frank Leatherwood, of Waynes
ville and Rev. C F. Rogers, of
Franklin. . ..... ..-v.
At 12 :30 the irsi iwpu "'
of Waynesville will serve lunch,
with a program afterwards. -
The afternoon session will lea
ture the theme; "The Layman Ad
..: . v,o Preacher."
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Those scheduled to appw
that program are W. Curtis 1 Russ,
... T1,. Preacher and PUD-
R. R. Sentelle will talk
on "The Preacher As The Layman
Sees Him. . . . .
Rev. H. M. Hocutt is president
of the conference, and Rev. W. 1.
Cook is secretory. .
Rev H G. Hammett, of the irst
Baptist Church will be host pastor,
and in charge of local entertainment.
Although laboring under the
handicap of total blindness for the
past three years, Bunyan Collins
of Hazelwood, has operated the
small business that the State aided
him in securing. He has expanded
this business from a "peanut Btand"
to a grocery store, purchased a
modest little home on half an acre,
and plans within the next few
weeks to erect a 20 by 30 foot rock
hnildine on the same lot with his
house and handle a larger line of
Mr. Collins, a son 01 Mr. anq
Mrs. Roebrt Collins, has always
lived here. He attended the Allen s
Creek school. It was while in
school there that one of his eyes
was injured and he lost its vision.
Disease attacked the other eye and
file entered the State school for
Jh Blid-aWghv "3
While in school at Kaieign ne
bumped his1 eye with which he
rnnld still see a bit, against the
drinking fountain and entirely lost
While there he met Miss Dorothy
Dailey of Hayesville, a student
there, whom he married two years
In speakinir of their school work
at Raleiffh, Mr. Collins said that
he considers his vocational train
ing the most valuable thing he
learned while in school. He said
that all students are taught braille,
a system of writing or printing
for the blind, and typing and the
hnv were taueht hand work such
as making mattresses, bottoming
chairs and shop work. His instruc
tors found that he excelled in sales
manship and advised him to enter
that line of work upon leaving
As a hobby he studied piano ami
he also plays a guitar.
Mrs. .Collins whose vision is im
proving was instructed as the blind
i anil anid she considers braille
the most marvelous thing she ever
heard of. She said the gins in
school were taught fancy work
such as crocheting, knitting, sew
ing and the making of hats. She
said she can do anything anyone
-on .nll nlan to keen her own
house when they move into it about
May 1st. Her nusnana say .
makes beautiful tufted bed spreads
(Continued on page 8)
Of Rotary Club
Ernest' Withers 'la
Secretary And Harry
Aaron Prevost was elected presi
dent of the Rotary Club, here and
will assume office on July first.
Ernest Withers was named
secretary and Harry Millar as
The club on Friday named as a
hoard of directors: Claud N. Allen,
W. H. F. Millar. J. C. Lynn. Aaron
Prevost, Dr. Thomas Stringfield and
.1 C. Brown, president this term
will become vice president for next
At the meeting Friday, Fred
"Scotty" Ferguson, a world war
.... il. Intarnnflnnnl
O'rders were received last week situation, pointing out that unity
. . - , m 1 1 uAHA-n Mr
according to G, C. Plott, county or a nation was "
game and fish protector, to start factor in meeting todays conun
transferring all legal size trout uous crisis
from the Morrison Hatchery at
Balsam, on Friday to streams in
Riincombe. Henderson. Transylvan-
ia ' Havwood. and all counties west
The wort of transplanting the
Kn.flOn fish is to be completed at
the end of this week. The dis-
-J aU Am (a Kalnff man A 1
inuuuun ui n.c ..... " Th pnndition of Clyde tt. Kay
by Willis King, fish technician, o wh0 underWnt a major operation
the State Department who Is be ng weV the Mission Hospital
assisted in the work by the dis- Aihevni. was reported last
trict protector 7 v- ' nlirht to be improving. Mr. Ray
The fish Demg piaiKQ -, r,- ... foUowmfi the opera
50,000 Trout Are
Beinir Planted In
ClvdA H. Rav Is
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quired to "be six mclies if .krook
trout and eight inches if rainbow
trout The fish are being hauled
in 1,000 lots for distribution in
the streams in the areas named.
Mr. Plott pointed out that the
floods of last year had completely
depleted many of the streams in
the Western counties and that there
is a great demand for fish from
the Morrison Hatchery.
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tion, but on Tuesday of this week
showed a decided change.
JOINS MOUNTAINEER FORCE
L. W. Davis, of Bowling Green,
Ky., has joined the force of The
Mountaineer as linotype operator.
Mr. Davis is an experienced man of
many years on the type-setting
machines. Mrs. Davis accompanied
him hero where they will reside.
President Of Rubber Company
Pleased With Construction worn
Candidates for office in three of
Havwood's four towns had mada
formal announcements this week
as to their candidacy in the general
municipal elections to be held on
Tuesday, May 6th.
No formal announcements have ,
been made in Hazelwood, and no
indication has been made as to
whether the present board and
mayor will seek re-election or not.
All other towns have had candi
dates to file.
In Wavnesville this week. Roy
Tamnbell. well known insurance
man made formal announcement
that he was a candidate for a place
on the board of aldermen, rrevious
announcements have come from the
present board T. L. Bramlet, Hugh
Massie, and L. M. Killian. Mayor
H. Way is also seeking re-elec
Down in Canton, Mayor J. Paul
Murrav. elected 4 vears atro. will
be opposed by J. T. Bailey, former
The present board or aldermen
in Canton have said they would
not seek re-election. They are: C.
Guy Hipps, C. L. Westmoreland
and Carroll J. McCracken.
Carl M. Blalock, police court
judge, is seeking re-election.
T. A. Clark, incumbent solicitor
n nniip rnurt. is askinff for re
election, and will be opposed by
Roscoe Parris. Both are lawyers.
Candidates for aldermen in Can
ton are: Clyde R. Hoey, Jr., A. B.
(Ab) Robinson and Roy H. Patton.
An tha town officials of Clyde
n asVlmr for re-election, and so ..
far, no other formal announce
ments have been made.
Walter G. Smathers is mayor,
Jud tha aldermen are Charles A.
Mooney, Gerald Fish and Thomas
Judge Larry Cagle, oi Ihe Clyde
police court, is also asking for re
canHidates in Hazel-
wood have kept their plans to them
selves, and no formal announce
ments have been madeneither has
there been much talk of the ap
proaching town election.
The present omciais oi nazei
W. H. Prevost. mayor,
with the board of aldermen com
pos,! of Sam Knight, Grady Smith
and John Blalock.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rung
Have Returned From
Several Months Absence
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rung have
returned after spending several
months out of town. They left
Waynesville in November and visit
ed relatives in Pennsylvania. From
there they went to Arizona, and
from there to California, where
they spent the remainder of the
winter with their daughter. En
rolite they came the southern way
and made stops in Tallahassee, and
Clearwater,- Fla. They have as
sumed management of the Green
Tree Tea Room, which they left
in charge of Mrs. Ruth Graves,
who will remain with them as hos
"I am well pleased with the way
the construction of our plant is
starting off," were the remarks of
a t Freedlander. president and
general manager of Dayton Rubber
Manufacturing Company, on his
two-day visit here last week-end.
Architect Neuffer is expected to
return sometime this week. He
was here with Mr. Freedlander,
Work has been progressing sat
isfactorily, a representative of
Merchant Construction , Company,
general contractors said yesterday.
About 25 workmen are on the
job and the excavating for the main
building has been completed, and
some of the foundation poured. At
present, with weather permitting,
the workmen are pouring column
A crew of railroad workmen have
about another day's work on the
spur sidetrack on the property.
They Work While We Sleep
PTA to Eelect ana .
Install Officers Monday
The Central Elementary PTA
will hold its last meeting of the
year on Monday evening, at which
time officers to serve during the
coming ea will he elected andta
stalled. All patrons and ttenda
of the school are urged to attend.
RAT IS IN RALEIGH
Charles E. Ry w m Rlergh on
business for the Department of
Conservation and Development, of
which he is a member of the beard.
Editor's Not This is the sec
ond in a series of articles about
local people who "work while we
sleep," by Hilda Way Gwyn. This
week two men who serve food and
drinks all night tell of their jobs
and of the public they serve. Anoth
er article will appear next week.
Gay Manus, formerly of Staun
ton, Tenn., and Wallace Anders, of
Waynesville, night after night,
keep the lights bright at "Charlie's
Place," and serve food and drinks
from sunset to early morn.
Charlie Woodard, ownes the busi
ness. "I really like to work at night
better than in the day time. Peo
ple are in a holiday, happy-go-lucky
mood after dark and they are easy
to please," says Gay Manue.
The boys have one night off each
week, but they must never take
that on a Saturday or a Sunday
night, for the week-end, ia always
the peak of business.
"Most of -the people are really
hungry, but of course on the other
hand there are a lot or ioiks wno
just stop to have something to do
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Body Shipped Here From
Canal Zone Where Fatal
Funeral services for private
Ha well Arringtoh, 20, who was ac
cidentally killed by a locomotive
in the Panama Canal Zone where
he was located on March 13, will be
held in the Hazelwood Baptist
church on Thursday afternoon at
3 o'clock. The Rev. J. M. Woodard,
pastor of the church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in Green Hill
Young Arringtoh, the eldest son
of Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Arrington
of Hazelwood, joined the army last
July and arrived in the Canal Zone
The familv was notified by Army
officials soon after the accident
that private Arrington was acci
dentally hit by a locomotive and
died in line of duty. The body ar
rived in New York on Monday and
reached Hazelwood at 11 o'clock
on Wednesday. He was a member
of the Hazelwood Presbyterian
The deceased is survived by his
parents, three sisters, Mrs. William
Robinson, of Newport News, Va.,
Patsy Arrington and Wilda Ar
rington; and three brothers, Gor
don, Lloyd and Billy Arrington.
i Photo hy Patsy Gwyn
. t "rtiorlio'a Plane" Readincr from left to right
V . I. 9n J. miUIlllfUL W-tllC ill . -
wh ridtor TnTght, and (standing), Gay Manus and Wallace Anders who work all night d.spens-
(Contiaaed on page ) "B iwu " '
Dr. Hutchins Will Show
Pictures On Holy Land
At A. M. E. Church
Dr. W r. Hntchins. superinten
dent of the Waynesville District of
the Methodist Church, will give an
illustrated lecture on his travels
in the Holy Land on Friday even
ing in the Jones Temple, African
Methodist Church in colored town.
The Rev. J. J. Robinson is pastor
of the church. The public and
those of other denominations are
invited to attend.
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