The Waynesville Mountaineer (Waynesville, … /
May 1, 1941, edition 1 /
Part of The Waynesville Mountaineer (Waynesville, N.C.) / About this page
page has errors
The date, title, or page description is wrong
This page has harmful content
This page contains sensitive or offensive material
THE WAYNESYILLE MOUNTAINEER
Tiis W6ec In Defense
Secretary of State, Hull, speak-1
ing in Washington, Mid "evidence
has been piling: op for several
years which makes it perfectly
plain that one group of powers
actually does have designs both
upon the new world and upon the
principles the possessions, and
the way of life that are oars."
Secretary Hull said "were the
control of the seas by the resist
ing: nations lost, the Atlantic
would no longer be an obstacle
rather, it would become a broad
highway for a conqoerer moving
Navy Secretary Knox, speaking:
in New York, said "what we aU
see is an America gradually be
coming encircled by hostile mili-
said the partols are not convoys.
AID TO DEMOCRACIES
The Navy released to Great
Britain, under the Lease-Lend pro
gram, 20 small, fast torpedo boats
and announced discussions are un
der way regarding- a program for
the construction of additional small
craft for Britain in Canadian ship
yards. President Roosevelt and Prime
Minister King of Canada Jointly
announced a program to co-ordinate
Canadian and American de
fense production. Each country
will provide the other with equip-
f ment it is best able to produce.
The President told his press con
ference the war could not be decided
A. 1 1.I..J 4
tate to say is aimed . . . at us
alone. . . Mr, Knox said if Ger
many should establish herself in
Africa where submarines, ships,
and bombers "could substantially
cut ns from all commerce from
South America," the Monroe Doc
trine would be "a scrap of paper."
Mr. Knox also said "we must
fight ultimately unless we find,
in the Balkans, or even the Eastern
1 Mediterranean. He expressed eon-
fidence that Britain could hold out
I with American aid and counseled
the public against moving from
high hopes to deep despair be
cause of day by day reports.
Secretary of Agriculture Wick-
ard said in a radio speech that
Knudsen Visits Shipyards
and put into effect, measures that the stake or rarmers in tnis wona
will enable Britain to d0 our fight- conflict is as great or greater than
ing." He said Germany would tna "t any ther Kroop. . . :. .... If
be defeated if U. S. war supplies the Nazis win, we might as well
reach England; "we shall be ki our export market for farm
Iwafpn" if thev do not. Secretary products goodbye. . . . , . I tmnx
of State Hull also said aid to
Britain "must reach it destination.
... Ways must be found to do this."
Asked to comment on the speech
es of Mr. Hull and Mr. Knox,
President Roosevelt told his press
conference they reflected his. opin
ion. The President also said that
the neutrality patrols, established
after the outbreak of war to ward
against aggressors' ships that
might come near the Western Hem.
isphere, are being extended as the
war comes closer. He said they
will be extended to the seven seas
if necessary to protect the West
ern Hemisphere. Mr. Roosevelt
it's time the farmers and the peo
ple of this country got excited
about this world situation. . . . .
Nowadays ostrich nations don't
last very long.''
Mr. Wickard said as far as
export crops are concerned, the
principal problem is still one of
surpluses, "but so far as pork,
dairy products, poultry, eggs, to
matoes, and some other foods are
concerned' this is not true. After
the war, he said, a large part of
the world Will be looking to the
U. S. for food "whether we can
give it to them may decide how
much weight the U. S. will have
William S. Knudsen, director of the Office of Production Management,
shields his face from the glare as he watches welders at work in the
Fore River Shipyards in Quiney, Mass. VV'ng a whirlwind tour of
the defense, slant, be urged all r-- n production.
at the peace councils."
Price and Civilian Supply Admin
istrator Henderson said that, since
steel prices have been frozen, it
would not be necessary for manu
facturers to increase the prices
of farm machinery.
The Army received delivery on the
first tank produced at the new
Chrysler plant at Detroit, a build
ing a quarter of a mile long con
structed in 70 working1 days.
The Charleston (Indiana) Ord
nance Works, world's largest pow
der plant able to supply the needs
of any army of more than one
million was opened one month
ENDS. MAY lO&i-,
J. C. GALUSHA, Owner
Main Street, Waynesville
Strictly 1st lin
Divis SUPER SAFETY
Davit SAFETY CRIP
KIII.K Dhvib Stand-
ard lube with Huper
Safety or Safety drip..
At Low A
5.50 x 10
a in ui'
45 Full-Size PI
For Most Cars
in of old
2 Full Yeart
Kiual or exceeds
ability at low cost.
Guar. 6 Mot.
- In Youb
. Container :
Fid era I,
State and lo
Olve your home the
of Weecote Supreme
house paint . . the en
during beauty of high
cat priced paint at low
With Ea. Qt.
mm Per Gal. in,
3 Gal. lots.
Juat figure the
cost. ( Oal. will do
the a vera go I rm.
house with t coats.
preme house paint
will give you 100 -satisfaction
. . or
your money back!
Try It today,
you're a u re to be
rami rm Per
jj.... ,,; - -
OutUanding Feature, Performance, Beauty I
Jt Heavy, three-coat OUa, C it IfilQk
Tram with safety
type with adjust-
ti pressure con-
V rolls of
4 A All gears scaled In
Ir oil for long, trou
r ltl-rM Mrvice.
1 lbs. toad capacity. 4 In
1 sheets. Ad Ideal sis
for family washings.
Beeoureom- ,. '
"Pleu stoek EASY
See our comnlete
line of quality tack! for
every need at lowest prices!
loo yd. 'fcapse-'
ll-tn. to ll ft
n i I .. 7 Y
See our com
plete new line
With 50 Ft
Garden HAND TOOLS
Choice of trowel,
weeder or fork.
X8l t ,
W :. -
To Make Them Now
Small fanners whose plans for
1941 operations are being handi
capped by lack of capital may still
apply for Farm Security Admin
istration loans, according: to J.
Yates Bailey, FSA supervisor for
i Mr. Bailey said today that appli
cations for loans from government
funds set up for the fiscal year
ending June 30 should be submit
: ted at the earliest opportunity. He
I pointed out that no loan can be
made unless there is time for the
farmer and himself to work out
the seasonal farm and home man
agement plan which must accom
pany each credit advance. . j
"Every spring we have to turn
away eligible farmers because
they apply to late for the neces
sary plan to be drawn up," Mr. j
Bailey said. "Farm Security
Administration has found that real
security for the government's in
vestment as well as all lasting ben
efits for the farmer, Comes from
business like and planned-out op
eration of a farm, not from the
cash advanced to meet temporary
FSA extends limited credit for
the purchase of tools, seeds, feed,
fertilizer, livestock, and other sup
plies and equipment needed for
successful operation of a family
type farm Loans are also made to
neighborhood groups of farmers
who can purchase and use heavy
machinery or purebred sires co
operatively. Farmers in Haywood county
should apply in person at the office
in the court house. Office hours
are 8:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. m. here.
ahead of schedule.
Commerce Secretary Jones,
speaking in New York, said the
progress of the nation's defense
effort to "better than good . . . but
. . . .,no matter how fast defense
production climbs, it will not be
fast enough to meet the need. . . .
William Batt, of the Defense Pro
duction office, also speaking in
New York, called on industry "to
do much more than it has . . . .
without looking to see whether the
other fellow is doing his . . . , .
The Treasury Department an
nounced unsolicited donations of
from 10 cents to $150 have come
from individuals throughout the
country from "scrubwomen in
Brooklyn, cowpunchers in Texas,
aging janitors, youngsters from
10 to 12 years .... anxious . .
to keep America safe. The Treas
ury program to sell defense sav
ing bonds begins May 1 when bonds
and defense stamps are placed on
sale in 16,000 post offices, banks.
and savings institutions throughout
Selective Service headquarters
amended its regulations to provide
that volunteers can apply only
through their local board and will
be classified in the same manner
as Selective registrants. Selective
Service headquarters also amended
regulations so that no registrant
will be inducted while an appeal is
pending or during the period when
an appeal may be made.
AIR RAID PROTECTION
The War Department requested
civilians wishing to . enroll as
volunteer observers in the air
warning service to apply to the
nearest branch of their State De
fense Council and not to air corps
stations. Between 600,000 and
600,000 volunteers are to be en
rolled before August.
Room Makes Only
"A" In County
A check up on the Hazelwood
school room, by the lunch room
committee, reveals that a total of
36,364 lunches were served during
the past school year. Of this nam
ber 11.981 were free and for under
nourished children. 2,615 lunches
were served to students in ex
change for commodities and 21,763
were paid lunches.
The Haxelwood students were
served a good wholesome lunch
at five cents ner Plate. A stand
ard menu such as Mrs. Eufua Siler
and Mrs. A. P. Ledbetter planned
for the school at this low price
was made possible through the
school garden, the use of govern
ment commodities and the large
number of lunches sold daily.
All profit made off of the lunch
room had to be turned back into
it in the form of free lunches,
equipment or cost of school gar
In addition to the free lunches
provided equipment for the kitch
en and dining room nas seen
bought at a cost of $175, and there
is enough money on nana to n
nance the school garden for this
Mrs. A. P. Ledbetter, lunch room
chairman, has worked faithfully on
this project for the past two years,
without compensation. Mrs. Led
better and her committee reports
the purchase of much needed equip
ment such as a pressure cooker,
200 soup bowls; a stock pan, cur
tains, curtain rods, paint and other
expensive articles too numerous
The Hazelwood school lunch room
has the distinction of being the
only grade "A" school lunch in the
Contrary to popular belief the
proceeds from . the Pet Products
were not used to help finance the
lunch room but were applied on the
building up of the school library.
Canton Men Receive
Certificates In Army
Of the one hundred officers and
enlisted men of the 30th division at
Fort Jackson receiving certificates Canton.
of proficiency recently
ing completed the basie'
vance courses in n
Flott and C. B. Davi,
READ THE ADS IT PAY8
In Defense of America
It takes men, machines and MONEY to b
strong National Defense, '
Beginning today, May lf everyone in AmericI
have the privilege of buying United States M
Bonds and Defense Savings Stamps.
This bank has been named as an authorizi
ing agent for the Defense Bonds--without compt
tion or profit.
' We welcome this opportunity to assist in A
ica's Defense Program. :
Feel free to consult with us about details.
First National Banl
Member Federal Depotit Insurance Corporation
($5,000 Maximum Insurance For Each Depositor)
D. M. Cagle Home Place
In Tracts From 7 to 18 Acres. Two Good Hous
THE LADIES, GOD BLESS "EM
Nobody would mind giving wo
men even more rights if they'd give
up a few privileges. William Fea
ON THE GROUND
Both Bottom and Hill Land Well Watered-1 2 M
Look Them Over Before The Sale. Any Of The Ca
Boys Will Go With
The Waynesville Mountaineer (Waynesville, N.C.)
groups preceding, succeeding, and alternate titles together.
May 1, 1941, edition 1
Click "Submit" to
request a review of this
page. NCDHC staff will check .
0 / 75
North Carolina Newspapers is powered by Open ONI. View system reports.
DigitalNC is a project of the North Carolina Digital Heritage
Center, the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural
Hill Libraries and our sponsors.
Background image: Grandfather Mountain,