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Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance oj The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
NO. 22 Twelve Pages
$1.50 In Advance in Haywood and Jackson Counties
WAYN ESVILLE, N. C THURSDAY, 1AY 29, 1941
L instructed To Ar
Record Breaking Attendance Hade Doctors From 10th
At Farmers-Business Men Meeting District Attended
(ifl Offenders As Con-
L. on Sunday morning,
Cut the new parking
Q passed by thecity
fdjgo into effect. When
F 7l:. immunity drives
. . nTi that day it
(U for him to know the
itia ordinance, as all
. i,.tmrted to make no
L to anyone breaking the
iimedme traffic conditions
itreet have been a prob-
lthat something naa 10 do
nassed the neces-
Unow it'a up to the peo-
thi community to Keep
n. has been criticism
condition, and justly
M ire seriously trying to
the congestion on the
tali vour help we can do
L fail tn co-operate with
ken cannot be remedied.
Ithii observance not only
tonriests who visit this
Mj, but also for the con-
J. H. Way, yesterday
01 me new jioiiuii
Francis Wins Over
Way In Unofficial
Chas. Ct Francis, county
register of deeds and Mayor
J. H. Way, Jr., while not offi
cially competing, ran each
other a close race in the field
of graduation this year, with
the former coming out one
Mr. Francis has four chil
dren, graduating this year as
follows: Barbara Francis
from the junior high school,
Hugh Francis from the high
school, Elizabeth Francis from
the Woman's -College of the
University of North Carolina,
Arthur Francis from the Crou
zer Baptist Seminary, of Ches
In Mayor Way's family,
Marguerite Way graduated
from the junior high school,
Joseph Howell Way, III, grad-
uated from the Mars Hill Col
lege, Hilda Way will receive
her diploma next week from
r IV J
PC on Main street between
Jwt Hotel and Hotel
Ml will be limited to 30
ji between the hours of 6
iCf.n. This means that
t i business firms located
i ttreet cannot park in
)f their stores or shops, r
ai that a woman who in
birt i permanent wave at
7 palor or make an
jikopptog tour cannot park
aitneV ;, ,,.. ,J-y. '
local ?aoit of which . thn
jjrftht people or guilty of
(wing lor "just a mm-
nm into a store for a
pachase will be out after
ptday night, unless the
par wishes to pay a fine.
pt is to interfere or in-
ith passenger or public
pes or other vehicles.
Wise cannot be unload-
M street between the
d Hotel Waynesville
tie hours of 9 a. m and
V A back allev is heinir
f' mis purpose.
PiBBOhtician narldntr his
prara w proclaim his cam
:uorm w over TVin ad.
'm has used Main street.
'I the world nhnut rii
unned on page 6)
"Fannin is lust a form of IMCe UlUi JlCre
manuiacturins, saia v. m, iin-
dess. chief urogram exposition
unit of agricultural relations of
TVA, in a discussion of the rela
tion of farming and manufactur
ing, here last Friday before the
argest lamer-businessmen . he '8pn meeti of
mg ever held in Haywood. The nutrirt Medical So-
W. M. LANDESS
To Be Held Today
For Lee Ferguson
Was Prominent Farmer
and Political Leader in
County For Years.
'"Buier homes that are
nithe golf course at
Qub, which have been
p winter months are
mg opened as the
or the season, and
like the location
serve as a "summer
rtV. . ' ' . "
- nvais are Mr. and
Stevens and two chil
Ld Hekn, of Miami,
P wnpying their home,
M'. and Mrs. Harry
fighter, Anna, also
Miami; Mr. and
lUrpenger, of Miami;
and sons, Willowby
iw 3oined later y
J ""we remainder of the
IJ."; C. B. Moak, of
their home on the
d 8everal weeks
J ghter, Mrs. Mc-
i,A Calii, arrived
l&Sf-.rM be joined
o-s motner of Mrs.
j -i-Muig sometime
Pred Pge, of Fort
lifti w near the Hort
t? Cek road.
M-0. Hort, who
".' Creek ;
W fotllre to spend
iiL StiefeV of
"T7 tLT a Boon and
5rnv C0Twge near
Allen And Noland
Buy Cattle At Sale
In TazweD, Tenn.
A number of fine cattle are beine
brought into Haywood county this
week by F. M- Noland and UN.
Allen. Thev were bouarht on Mon
day at a consignment sale at the
Claiborne Countv Livestock Im
provement Association of Tazwell,
Tennessee. t!.7 t-:-: s. .t-
F. !M. Noland Douirht Tommy
Domino, ; S7th, fron Milky Way
Farms, of Pulaski, Tenn. ine
animal is a twelve months old bull,
weighing 800 pounds, the son of
Milky Way Tommy Domino.
Mr. Allen purchased the follow-
inflr- Ladv Domino. R6th, a ten
months old heifer; daughter oi
Domino H 237, advanced Domino
breeding; bred on the Lawrence
Russell Farm at Cumberland uap.
Another ten months old heifer,
fjH Domino R Bth. half sister to
Lady Domino R 6th, bred on Law
rence Russell Farm; Joy Letston,
7th, a two and a half year old cow,
daughter of Letston Lad 113th,
from the Tennessee Hereford
Farms, at Lebanon, Tenn.
Also Addie Domino, age two
years, sired by Junior Prince Dom
ino 93rd; bred by Allen Burkett
and Sons, of New cern, ienn.,
rtnftnt Tjiho liSrd. aee three
years, sired by Domino 44th, bred
by W. S. Ramer, of LryersDurg,
t . Tuiin Tinmino. aee three
years, sired by Letston Lad 130th;
bred by W- S. Hamer, oi uyers
Mr. Allen 'and Mr. Noland were
accompanied to Tazwell by Billy
Noland and J. C. .Lynn, couniy
Post Office And
Bank Will Close
On Memorial Day
The Waynesville post office and
the First National Bank will ob
serve National Memorial way to
morrow, May 30th. .
Regular Sunday hours ,wui o
observed in the post office, with
the exception that there will be
mail going out in the afternoon
as on any week day.
Speakers Included Many
Prominent Men In the
Between fifty and sixty doctors
Steel Erection At
Rubber Plant Will
Soon Be Completed
Rotary and Lions Clubs were hosts
Funeral services will be con
ducted this afternoon' at 3 o'clock
at the Hiram Rogers Baptist
church in Fines Creek for Lee
Ferguson, 78, prominent Haywood
criuntv farmer who died at his
home in the Jonathan Creek section
at 11 -or o'clock Tuesday morn
ing, after an illness of several
weeks. The Rev. R. F, McCracken
and the Rev. J. D. Pyatt will of
ficiate. Burial will . be in tne
Rprvinir as active pallbearers
will be: W. B. Green, Bill Murray,
Glenn C. Palmer, D. Reeves No
land, Doc Noland, Robert T. Boyd,
D. J. Boyd, and W. P. Boyd.
Honorary pallbearers will be: T.
UVliUAA " J u, ' I '
field, Wade Hih," Corden Russell,
Carroll McCracken, A. J. MC
rrnrlten. Jim Bradshaw. Robt W.
HawpII. Walker Brown. Sam R.
Queen, John M. Queen, C. B. At
kinson, Arthur Osborne, ASDury
Howell, J. R. Boyd, John F. Cabe,
Chas. McCracken, Edwin Finches
W. L. Hardin.
Also Robt. V. Welch, T. L.
Bramlett, L. H. Bramlett, Henry
Brown, Charlie Noland, Norman
James, Charlie M. Moody, R. G.
Rathbone, Jarvis Allison, Geo. A.
Brown, Jr., Jonathan Woody, Chas.
Liner, Weaver McCracken, Tom
Medford, Hack Caldweiir Jim
Davis, Chrest George, Thad How
ell, and Arthur Morrow.
Mr. Ferguson was active m
politics, an ardent Democrat, tte
i uvaril venrs as a mem-
BdVCU AW ctv. T
ber of the Haywood county board
He was a native of Haywood
County, and was born on way i,
1863, the son of jaexson ami inc
line Rogers Ferguson.
oivinfi' are his . widow, Mrs.
(Continued on page 6) -
7 " . . - ciety. wnicn was neiu ner in un
to the demonstration farmers. v.,a .ftnoon.
with an -l with th nirht session a dinner
at the banquet, Mr. Landess oy , Gofdo
theuse of colored pictures, many - g Greenwood, of Ashe-
made m Haywood, pointed out the V -mMed, The
importance of farmers ana man- H,,ffrin. Jr.. nastor of
ufacturers workmg U, Fit Methodist church, gave
the common good that comes from ,.inn Mav. j. H w-v.
such co-operation. Uten a welcome to the visiting
rru itiioa ahAwn rw Mr i Jan. I
dess included farm and inaus- Mnle 6f Mari on. re8n0nded.
trial scenes m tnis county, ana Th ' induded the fol
be also . snowed some accomp.isn- . . - , ..p.tience in Ob
menu in otner sections oi me - , R nw of
sUte and nation. . Hendersonville. with discussion to
Fred Sloan. "?. ; open by Dr. W. A. Sams, of Mar
was warm in his praise of the P .j,. ,a and XMatment
.Snf Z W hi had o' Cardiac Emergencies.- by Dr.
it was thebest of its kind he had of Asheville. with
ever attended. ,.' L nned hv A. B. Crad-
Soecial guests at the meeting, l: 7 '
- . . k 1 IHH'K . Ill AHHCVUld
included E. R. Daniew, or IVA, v , . Worrle, , Rural
agricultural relations, w. . voi- - . D w B
lins, assistant iarmmanBgeineni nnrnville with discussion
. o KlAon rturnpt DU" w t
BUIrUr, R7"""'m;"-" opened by Dr. Chas. A. Hensley,
'wSa aT'(eK orAsheville; "Case report of an
of the Land O The Sky Co-epera- j' tmv hv Dr. J.
tives. R. T. Boyd, and Dock No- "-- -i -"v; . 7 wHh
land, county commissioners, Chres - - ; A
George, " of , Waynesviue, ana r Recent Ad.
George Martin, manager 01 ;iw vt,Hn with
Hotel Gordon, and Mr. BaUew, v-"v - ""r T w
nf a tlnnta.
Thotift attending included;
rrmr. Reaverdam C. C
Evans, W. L. Clark, John H. Allen.
Tvw Hill Lvde Parton. D. J
Boyd, Hub Caldwell J. E. Fergu
on. Thomas Alexander.
Jonathan Creek Jarvis U
Palmer. - Glenn A. Boyd. W. T
WaynesviUe C, T. Francis, w.
Killed In Service
riispiission onened by Dr. L. W.
Silas, of Asheville
Rneclal truest sneakers at the
meeting included prominent men
in medical circles m ine souvn,
.i.n niiAm nun Dr. F. Webb
Griffith, of Asheville, president of
the SUte Medical society; ut.
Paul Ringer, president of the
cn,tk.m MeHical Association ana
nr O. L , Miller, oi Charlotte,
A. Medford, Jr., Hugh Ratcliff.ortheopedw authority. Theywere
C. R. Liner. lniroauoea " '
nAms w flreen. T. H. Kog- Ashevuie
ers, A, J. McvracKen, rs, o v. 1 ine tenui aisinci hiciuub
iLiOng. ' ; ' i Deri ui vue piuj.cDi"i --
White - Oak W, L. Juesser, tjeg f rom -McDowell uaerwee
. -. ... H , mm I - . - 1m-
Walter Wrignt, is. .Messer, The papers 01 memoen w ..-
V. Jenkins. ited to 15 minutes ana discussion.
Iron Duff T, C. Pavis, jarvis tnree minutes each.
Chambers, Horace Bryson, u. p.
Hoglen. .. Jit J IT-UaJ
Pisreon Judson rinner, v. a. tl H VWI1III1 I J IllLCU
vntn.' ri-i Awards. Wallace
Lrabtree w. j. vhhijju"1' - . T 1 1
Palmer. ' . 1ppt FriflaV INlffni
Wines Creek Sam Ferguson, L. ,mv. .
Z. Messer, Chas. B. Mctrary.
ELLIS L. ARRINGTON, son of
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Arrington. who
was killed in the Panama Canal
Zone on March 13th. Young Ar
rington was in the army, and was
20 years old.
L. L. Bliss Dies
Few Weeks Illness
Native of Ohio, Came Here
With Family From Chicago
Six Years Ago
Service Unit To
cost Fork Ira Con-burn. K. L.
(Continued on page 6)
Each Other At sea
n. ...;iont'a address on Tues-
day night left no doubt in the
minds of the people of this country
and of other nations now me
ed SUtes stends in the present
crisis. -.- ' v
He lead the nation as far as he
could without declaring war, and
he prepared to implement his
proclamation of all-out national
emergency by invoking new ex
He outlined the scope of aid-to-Britain
program and supported it
with threats of armed ta?9
deliver the goods across the At
lantic. He sUted that the prompt
deliever of needed supplies to
BriUin "is imperative and that
can be done, it must be done; and
it will be done."
His' pledge went far beyond con-
Rev. and Mrs. Newell
Go To Home Coming Day
Rev, And Mrs. C. O. Newell will
attend a Home Coming Day in
Montgomery county on Sunday.
The Rev. Jarvis Underwood will
fill the pulpit of Elizabeth Chapel,
Methodist church, for the Rev Mr.
Newell. Dr. W. L. Hutchms will
preach at the Maple Grove church
on Sunday in place of Mr. Newell.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Harville, of
Washington, D. C, are the guesU
of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Jolly. Mrs.
Harville is the former Miss Mar
garet Moody, sister of Mrs. Jolly,
j Aa,,chnr of the late Congress-
man and Mrs, James w. jaway.
Toys which the administration
-j j nhanlescent method
of protecting shipping, and placed
no restriction on n
nava alction that might be requir
ed to make good on it.
He said that Axis powers plan
ned to overthrow Europe, conquer
Great BriUin, dispose of South
American nations as the Balkans
were liqudated and then to "stran-Ile-
Canada and the United SUtes.
"Our National policy today,
therefore." he said, "is tnls:"
"First we shall actively resist
wherever necessary, and with aU
our resources, every attempt by
Hitler to extend his Nazi domina
tion to the Western Hemisphere,
or to threaten it. We shaU active
ly resist his every attempt to gam
control of the seas.
The Haywood county group of
the sUte-wide-wide United Ser
vice organization for Service Men
will he organized here, Friday night
at tne vnamwiw uuininci
fice at 7:30, according to Charles
Ray, who is temporary chairman
Mr. Rav was named by Govern
nr Brouirhton as cnairman lor
Havwood. but Mr. Ray accepted
WnTmight of the British Navy permanent organization set-up will
and its air force was sunk at ii:ui oe muc. ,
- ir...j nnom with her Went A croun from Haywood, in
some 1,300 men, a great German eluding Mr. Ray, J. C. Brown, J.
Admiral, Guenther Leutjens, and Dale Stents and Mr. McElrath, of
-v ..nttrfK f Herman's Canton, attended a sUte-wide
known caoiUl strength. meeting in Greensboro- last week
.JrrtZt Z ordinating all groups, such a. the
T , . American Leeion. Salvation Army,
surrounaea Dy -.u-uT, ""K a n general
w.a. and so badlV CriDWed StlS I ""
eraU T not maneuver, and ,'we are plan in catering to the men in
couw noi m , . .prvice. whether in trannng camps
fiehtina to me inav . 1 '.. - . . m.. .1.. m
i:" iZ iroi,r . or on tne neia. ine f
uvc viic a . j lto urriiw and
Three davs oeiore un: uramoiv. - -t
i,d Innv BriUin's mightiest bat- save duplication of kmdredser-
.. ,v. iiiiAt. inHia rniis. vices, it was pointed out oy tu n.
uesnip, vne ,'- r.. Win-t,.Rlem. state
KM Uoai n no tt 1 f iiPLweeii iccwiiu
and Greenland. Around 1,300 men chairman.
This was England's greatest Af nnla ff
n.i d;.aatr of the war. her I Ifl 1111(113 v1
worst blow at sea since the battle- wjivj Annft:nf
.ki. pi not was torpedoed in 1 1 tltl HWUiiMM"""
a daring BUDmarie ram l"c I I InnnKimAnt HaQftQ
Smm Flow naval base on Octo-1 UCUai llllHl i"""
ber 14, 193, wnen xnw.r w . ... alewood
town officials held their first meet-
inir on Tuesday evening, with May
rivde Fisher, presiding.
The following ' appoinimenuj
... .Mamnan T? T, Pre-
3o.nnd from the point of view . ; Akarra nf stiwtjf Carl
n-w-- - vvdv " v ft , -
of strict naval and military neces- gg 0f the water department;
mitv we shall ve every possible . ndv Smith, finances and
assisUnce to BriUin and to au wno mayor pr0 tern.
are resisting Biuernm m mu"
alant with force of arm. . -jiner Bacfc From
He said that iceiana ana ur..- m TT
land were stepping stones to Mova 1 inanuitc vv iicic
Scotia, Newfoundland and our own Underwent iTeaimeni
:-j 4-.1 vnrth the F.at and the
1IJU UB Lt 1 .... . . .
u:j nr.. TWarV Miller. WHO Has ween
ifiiU- ff CO 1 " . ... TT
tv.t. Hill of tomorrow." patient m tne wsDyienan n-
he said, "may be several thousand piUl in Charlotte for the past
ne saw, may i weks. has been removed to
""T-Tr w. will not the Haywood County HospiUl
Jl C UV 1 '
r fBd Mr. M ller suffered serious in
to come, . . , . t w in . mQtot
ent crisis with the wisdom and cycle accident eight months ago.
couraee which have distinguisnea ana na rcys
courage , . . o,.r.lr.Tt infA that
our country in au tne crisis in me nere
Funeral service! were held at
2 o'clock on Sunday afternoon at
the Massie Funeral Home for
t sti t niisa. 7. msnairer of the
Palmer Heuae,, who- died here at
his home on Friday morning at
10 o'clock. ' The Re. James G.
Hua-irin. Jr..' pastor of the Metho
dist church, officiated. Burial wsi
in Greenhill cemetery.
Rprvintr as active nallbearers
were; Dr. R. H. Stretcher, Oliver H.
Shelton, J, E. BarT, Donald Dun
ham, Henry Gaddy, and Ernest
Hnnnrarv nallbearers were: L.
J. Martel, D. D. Perry, Vint Thom
as, Richard Rogers, Dan Watkins,
R. V. Erk, J. R. Morgan, J. C.
Brown. Ed Simmes. and Aud
Turner. ' .'' .:
Mr. buss was a native of Ohio,
but come with Mrs. Bliss to Way
nesville from Chicago six years ago.
for the first four years of residence
here Mr. and Mrs. Bliss ran the
J. W. Ferguson house, and have
been in management of the Palmer
House for the past two years. Mr,
Bliss and his family have made
manv friends during tne years
they have lived here.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs.
Ruth Bliss; three daughters, Mrs.
H. E. Hayes and Mrs. W. E.
Adolph, of Chicago, and Mrs. D. J.
Casey, of New York, and one sis
ter, Mrs. Charles O. Einslen, of
Masons Are Building Sido
Walls Of Buff Glaxii Tfle
Work Moving Satisfactorily
Indications are that the steel
work at the Dayton Rubber Man
ufacturing Company will be com
pleted the early part of next week,,
according to officials of Merchant
Construction Company, general
Masons are already laying the
glazed buff tile of which the side
walls of the plant will be made.
The contractor said that the
steel constructed built-up roof
would be built while the walls are
The Sewer and water lines should
be to the property by the last of
this week. Workmen were tun
neling under the main tracks of
the Southern Tuesday with the
Huge transformers and other
material are on the srround for the .
erection of the huge electrical sub
The contractors who have the
jobs of insUlling the plumbing,
heating and electrical woric nave
crews on hand carrying on the
"roughing in" stages of their
Officials of the Dayton Rubber
Company, Including A. L. Freed
lander, president, were here this
past week-end and expressed
themselves as well pleased with
the progress of the construction.
The first of the week, engineers
of the Dayton firm were here con
sulting contractors about a res-
ervnir as nart of the fire protect
ing system and the spripkler sya-
For the present, the contractor
is working one shift. ," When we
begin to pour other floors, we will
probably add anothet shift,' they
said. The floo tar. the part which
will be used by the Wellco Shoe
Corporation) has already been
Film Of State To
Be Shown Today
A free showing of the 40-min-ute
sound picture of North Car
olina,' made under the supervi
sion, of the department of Conser
vation and Development, will be
shown here this afternoon at four
o'clock at the- Park Theatre. ;
AH civic organizations of the
community have been urged to
have their members attend. Much
of the film is devoted to scenes in
this area, some having been made
in Haywood county.
Arrangements for the showing
were made by Charles Ray, form
er member of the sUte board.
New Bakery To
Open On Friday
The Waynesville Bakery will
open Friday at 10:30 with a com
plete line of high quality goods,
according to R. B. Pearce, manager
of the Canton Bakery and who will
oversee the Waynesville unite.
The firm, which is owned by E.
H. McFarlan, .of Henderso'nville,
operates two other bakeries besides
the one opening here.
The owners and managers have
been in the business for many
The business will operate in
the newly renovated store in front
of the Masonic Temple on Church
street. Specials are being offered
for Friday and Saturday. .
Go Out Each Week
The local draft board is send
ing out around 200 questionnaire
a week now. The government
rules are that a man should have
his papers filled out and returned
to the local draft office from which
they have been mailed to him
within five days.
According to the local draft,
board they are having trouble
in locating some of the men, who
have been careless about notify
ing them of a change of 'address.
The fact that a large number of
Haywood county men have found
employment in other sections dur
ing the last few months has added
to the difficulty in locating them.
In the case a man does not
hear from the draft board shortly
after he has turned his papers
back to them, he may assume that
he is in class one, until otherwise
If a draftee has any trouble in
filling out his questionnaire, he
may appeal to any member of the
registrant's advisory board, of
which J. R. Morgan is chairman.
Other members of the advisory
board who are all giving their
services without charge are: Way
nesville township, William Med
ford, M. G. Stemey, James Queen,
Grover Davis, F. E. Alley, Jr., W.
T. Crawford, F. D. Ferguson, Jr.,
Ben H. Kirkpatrick, Hayes Alley,
F. D. Ferguson, J. A. Lowe, Paul
Members in Waynesville, route
2, include: Nathan Carver, Medford
Leatherwood, Roy Plott, O. C.
James, and Manson Medford.
Members from Clyde, route 1,
are Glenn James, F. A. Justice,
Chas, B. McCrary, Chas. B. Mc
Cracken, and Fred Safford.
Others who are assisting the
draftees are, R. Ct Francis, Way
nesville, route 1; John Howell,
Cove Creek; Whitener (Provost,
Hazelwood and Buford Woodard,
Ex-Gov. Hoey Won Over
Reynolds In Fight For
Former - Governor - Clyde Hoey
won over Richard J. Reynolds in
the contest for Naitonal Com
mitteman when the SUte Demo
cratic executive committee met
m Raleigh last Friday. The post
was vacated by the death of Rep
resentative Folger, who was killed
in an automobile accident.
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