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THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
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Voice of the People
(Continued from page 8)
good water, and the people being
so friendly, but it's the grandest
place in the world to live in."
Miss Mary Mock "I like to live
here because it's 'God's Country.' "
Charlie Davis "The climate is
the best in the world and the wa
ter is the best in Western North
Carolina, and I like the people,
good business and it's just a good
place to live in."
Clayton Walker"! like the
scenery, climate, and I think we
have the grandest climate in the
Marcus Rose "I don't think
that one could find a more beautiful
spot anywhere in which to live;
also I think that the tourist and
manufacturing future of the com
munity is very bright."
Darling of the Finest
Mr. Gunn "I have lived in a
number of important cities through
the South and North for 18 years.
I recently selected Waynesville for
my home and business. I hope
for all time. I like the people
and I like the climate and I like
the business atmosphere and I think
that this is as good or better place
as I have ever visited or lived in."
Paul Davis "It's just the place
I know of to live in. I've traveled
all over North Carolina and South
Carolina and I don't know of any
community that compares with
ours in hospitality and business
V I I I i! ( '
This Week Dn Defense
OPM Associate Director Hillman
told hi press conference he was
drafting plans with the AFL and
CIO for a four-shift day, 160-hour
week for all defense industries
able to use extra labor. Mr. Hill'
man said the plun provided a shut
down of production only on Sun
days from 7 a. m. to 3 p. m, to
repair machines. He recommend
ed that defense industries pay a
bonus to workers who voluntarily
said, "Let's forget everything ex
cept the welfare of the country."
i r A
I Ann Schumacher, 6, smiles her appreciation as two ef her policemen
' friends present a doll to her at her New York home. The 2,000 cops of
Queens Borough are chipping in a dime each to boy her an artificial foot
to replace the one sheared off by hit-ran driver.
Roy Moseman "I like the open
friendliness of the people and I
like the climate and the scenery.''
G. L. Campbell "I like the good
people and I think that this is the
nicest and cleanest and most pro
gressive town I know of any
where and I like the wonderful
Charles Lance "There's just
something about it that makes you
want to stay here, everyone is so
friendly, and I think that it is
really building into a town to offer
limitless opportunities to every
D. Feldman "After covering
everything in the United States
for the last 20 years, outside, of
the Pacific Coast, I find that the
climate here is the best in the
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Ott Ledbetter "The climnt anA
hospitality are about the two best
reasons I know of and because
we have real Americans here."
Jack Nichols "It's about the
best community I've even been in.
I don't only like it here, I love it! !"
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We make it easy to oper
ate your car by 'our easy
J. C. Galusha, owner
Phone 106 Main St.
Frank M. Davis "I like this
community because of the climate
and the people and the opportu
nities the community offers them.
No honest man could hope to get
rich, but every one who works can
have the necessities of life."
John Davis "I like the people,
think this Community has the
brightest prospects of any com
munity I know of."
J. C. Patrick "I like the people
and I like the all year round cli
mate. I've lived here for 17 years,
but I like it more here than any
J. Lloyd Kirkpatrick "I like
the wonderful climate, mountain
scenery, and the best people in the
world are right here. I think this
is 'God's Country.'"
Mrs. W. T. Hannah " I think
our community is full of hospita
ble people,, wonderful climate, love-
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and our large stock
of garden fresh fruits
and vegetables makes
C. D. KETNER, Owner
Phone 130-M Asheville Road
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and this is a good
place to get your car
SEE US TODAY
PURE OIL STATION
CHARLES GARRISON, Owner
ly scenery and I have the love for
a small town and a cosmopolitan
town and Waynesville is both and
it is a community of diversified
Mrs. G. F. Boston "I like to
live here because of the SDlendid
atmosphere good people and the
Mrs; E. J. Hyatt "I like to live
here because it's the most wonder
ful community in the world."
Walter Francis -"I like to live
here because of the good people
were have in this section and the
good climate, and I think we have
the most pleasant people to work
with as anywhere else in Western
Oliver Shelton "I like to live
here because of the healthy cli
mate, good water, beautiful scen
ery and the biggest reason is that
I think it's a "poor man's coun
try, " , ; Y;;,;; .
Dr. Tom Stringfield, Sr"I like
to live here because I think it's
'Goal's Country' and the climate is
so healthy and the people are so
:". C. A. George "About 25 years
ago when I came to this country
from Greece, 1 had been in most
of the states of the Union, Then af
ter staying here a little while I
found that the best people were
in this community and I like the
climate and the scenery which re
minds me of my home town in
Greece and I decided to make my
home and spend the rest of my life
in Waynesville with my friends.
Homer Henry "I was born here
and all my relatives and friends
are here and I like the year round
Beatty Coalson "I like the cli
mate and the people and the
The War Department announced
that only three one-hundreths of
one per cent of the total time work
ed has been lost because. of labor
troubles on its $1,200,000,000 con
struction program. Administra
tor Straus, of the U. S. Housing
Authority reported "work has ot
been delayed by a single hour by
a single strike on any defense hous
ing built by USHA.
AID TO DEMOCRACIES
"Whatever action is needed" to
speed the production 5f heavy
bombers, said in a letter to War
Secretary Stimson that command
of the air by the democracies must
be achieved even if it means "a
great strain on our oroduction
efforts." The President, requesting
the Department of Agriculture to
establish an office of Agricultural
Defense Relations, wrote Secreta
ry Wickard that "the most vital
operating functions of agriculture
in the defense p roe-ram are. first.
the guarantee of an adequate sup
ply ol food for . . . this nation
and ... those nations whose de
fense is essential to the defense
of this country ; second, the pro
vision ol sufficient agriculture raw
materials for expanded defense
reserve for training as officers.
Speaking in Detroit, Mr. Glancy,
OPM Ordnance Director, said the
military plane program is on sched
ule with "our combat planes sur
passed by none;" the naval pro
gram is "generally.ahead otsched-1 mig8ioM and to see that no doctor
Selective Service Headquarters
announced that registrants who
cannot pass fourth grade reading
and writing tests will be declar
ed unfit for military duty.! Head
quarters also advised local boards
to defer medical students "who
give reasonable promise" of be
coming doctors, to encourage doc
tors and internes to apply for
Army Medical Reserve Corps com
ule,' and many army and navy
air fields and bases are "well
ahead of schedule." OPM reported
1,427 military planes manufactured
in April a new record.
Major General Wesson, Army
Chief of Ordnance, speaking in
Rochester, N. Y., reported U. S.
armament to be of latest type and
"thoroughly effective."- He said
we are "on the threshold of mass
CABINET OFFICERS SPEAK
Secretary of War Stimson
in a radio speech that American
freedom will not be saved "unless
we are ready to sacrifice, and if
need be, die. . . . It is within our
power to turn the tide of darkness
back" by using the 'Navy to "se
cure the seas for the delivery of
our munitions to Great Britain
. and . . . hold in check tha nn.
ward rush of the tide of Naziiam
until the other defense forces ot
all the democracies are completed."
Mr. Stimson said "nf .
V w niook c
year will pass before we can have
an army ana an air force adequate
to meet the air and ground forces
which could be brought against us
if the control of the seas passes
into Axis hands. . . . If
allow the present strategic moment
to pass until the power of the
British Navy is gone, pur Navy
would become merely a secondarv
power instead of the decisive and
Secretary of Agriculture WiVV
ard said at Charlotte, N. C, "I
see no course for the U. S. that
gives any real Promise of keeninir
us from becoming deeply involved
in tins worm conflict. . . . Any
course we take involves risks.'?
The U. S. has two cftoices hfi
said: either to support England
or to let Hitler take England and
"prepare for the richest conminst.
of all the U. S." He said "we
had better take risks on getting
aid to Ens-land than to risk hnmh.
ing raids and tanks attacks on our
"Miss Margaret Terrell "I like
the friendly people and the wonder
ful climate and the good water
and the beautiful scenery."
George A. Brown, Jr. "There
are many- reasons, in fact too num
erous to mention."
J. J. Ferguson "I like to live in
Waynesville, because it has good
climate, water and scenery, and
good people all of which makes it
the best place in the world to live."
C. b. Atkinson "Because it is
the best place on earth to live;"
Jack Messer "1 like to liv in
Wajmesville because it is a nice
town clean town good climate,
ana populated with god people.
What more could you ask of anv
Dr. C. N. Sisk "I like to Uve in
Waynesville because there is no
better climate in the world and
no better water sunnlv Reiner
reared in Western North Carolina
I prefer being in the mountains,
and there is no prettier place in
the U. S. A. than Havwood countv.
I like to live in Waynesville be
cause it is the size town I like and
it is made up of as fine a group of
people as you can find anywhere."
J. L. Reitiel "I like to live in
Waynesville because of its congen
ial people and the opportunity it
offers to render a service to agri
culture in this section. There re
many other reasons, 'but these are
the major ones."
J. E. Ferguson "There are so
many reasons why I like to live in
this community, that the paper
couldn't hold them. I'd say some
of the biggest are as follows: the
best water, best air, best climate,
and the best folks in the world."
Production Director John D. Big
gers, speaking in Philadelphia,
said defense contractors must ap
ply "every known technique, every
practical pressure for speeding
production." Defense Purchase
Director Donald M. Nelson, speak
ing in Washington, said "we have
got to begin to realize once for
all that we are in a real life-or-death
emergency not just a make
OPM Director Knudson, in a
letter to all machine tool builders
The Amazing NEW
Has a get-away and pick-up
that will make their eyes pop!
You can't tell a thing about this
new-type car until you se it and
try it It's defense-time engineering
marvel designed to beat the high
cost of defense-time- motoring. Sim
plified to the last detail. Trimmed
for action and what action. It's
pure quality the biggest dollar's
worth of motor car on the market
today. Saves up to $20 a month in
complete operating cost as com
pared to the average cost of the five
cars next highest in price -the very
first year l
Powered with the sensational new
30-35 miles iur ml t
2,000 miles between oil changesl
Lowest priced full-family-size 4
door sedan in the world.
Don't Fafl To See This Amazing
New Defense-Time Car
GREEN AUTO CO.
Phone 2220 ,
Ashv. Rd. CANTON, N. C.
necessary to his
called for service.
President Roosevelt asked Con
gress for a tax bill "which will
convince the country the national
defense program. . . . is not going
to make the rich richer and the
poor poorer." The President ask
ed for legislation "aimed at mak
ing the Federal revenue system
evasion-proof and so devised that
every individual and every corpor
ation will bear its fair share."
Treasury Secretary Morgenthau
reported defense savings stamps
and bonds are selling so fast the
Bureau of Engraving has to work
Saturday and Sunday to keep up
LL Giles Milton EllJ
Fort Brae? and t,., i
to Miss Mary Lou Reed, J
Of th 1 QAJ Ann
land in continental IT
Census reported l,0C0,5fl
farms. Crops were harvJ
The War Department announced
the Army's largest peace-time
maneuvers will begin May 24 in
California and continue throughout
the summer and fall in various
parts of the nation until regulars
and trainees are schooled in the
most advanced methods of modern
The Army opened its fifth recrea
tional camp. It announced that Ed
Wynn will appear in the first of
a nation-wide series of entertain
ments at army and navy posts
featuring the donated services of
screen, stage and radio stars.
The Interstate Commerce Com
mission granted railroads permis
sion to reduce rates to 1.25 cents
per mile for personnel of the armed
The Navy Department announced
4,900 college graduates would be Misery doesn't love company that
enustea in Uass V-7 of the naval stays for dinnen
CONSUMERS AND DEFENSE
Defense Purchaser Director Nel
son, speaking in Cincinnati, called
on consumers to aid in keeping
prices down by refraining from
"scare buying" and hoarding beT
cause of rumors of shortages. He
also advised consumers to be sus
picious of price increases, to find
out if price increases are really
necessary, and "exercise your nat
ural right to say 'no" once in ft
We are Communf
A LEX AN DEI
Iodized Free Running
Mortons Salt 2 boxes 150
Seed Beans lb. 150
COFFEE lb. 270
FLOUR 24-lbs. 770
Wesson Oil qt. size 390
Corn Flakes 8-oz. pkg. 50
N . B . C.
Ritz Crackers lb. 190
LIBBY'S ' s '.
Pineapple Juice 2 250
Medium Size With Exceptions '
Heinz Soups 2 for 250
FRUITS - VEGETABLES
Yellow Squash 2 lbs. 15d
Green Cabbage 4 lb. 100
Mustard qt. size 1
Tripe 24-oz. can 1
Kraft Cheese lb.pkg 2
C. and E.
Grape Juice qt. size 2
Clo-White Bleach qt. 1
Scot Towels 3 rolls 2
m THE BlUE BOX) Jk
Soap or Powder 6 for 2
urk's a vr.
2 Lb. Pkjr.
Potatoes lQ lbs. 170
Lemons doz. 201
Specials From Our
GRADE "A" MARKET
Sliced Bologna lb. 1
Dressed and Drawn
Club Steak lb. 2?
SWISS or AMERICA V
Sliced Cheese lb. 2
Picnic Hams lb. l
s, Super Marke
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