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, JULY 17, X941
THE WAYNES VILLE MOUNTAINEER
tl".-. on. World.
. M.I J '
, Roosevelt and lig-
'fJU to seek prompt
to retain se-
' air . v Military
conference, told re-
"m hft Western
at piuww ,
frt nytime in the near
Naval Affairs Corn
approved a measure au
openditure of $585,000,
pnd shipbuilding and re
iitiM and ordnance plants.
while later the navy
I u additional $300,000,
t Postmaster ,
L service axe fell on the
post office with tne re
the Post Office depart-
t barged: Postmaster Paul
and five others, and Bus
jderwent into effect yester-
In The Park
koodrow Wilson, after an
Lced visit in Asheville, left
(or a tour of the Great
fountains National Park.
little about the purpose
isit other than that she
lo visit the Smokies.
Old Boy Drowns
iy Mount Yard
Irrential downpour of rain
was the direct cause of
Sh in Rocky Mount as a
hr-old boy, Percy Carter
ii drowned in his flooded
Ma few feet-from the back
Jy was aeen by Mrs. Jones
t back window of their
It was floating in wate a
irom the back porch.
ies In N. C. .
from sales of legalized
i North Carolina during
J year ended June 3D total-
IW5.66, an increase of
17 above the previous
Jar, Chairman Cutler Moore
State Board of Alcoholic
Loses Her Baby
llrs. Grace Coulter, 26, weeps bit
terly in a Chicago court, as she bids
her daughter, Esther, 6, goodbye.
The court ordered the child remain
in custody of Clyde O. McAllister,
of Webster Grove, 111. Mrs. Coulter's
brother, who legally adopted the
child in 1934 when the Coulter fam
ily was in financial difficulties.
mid Negro Girl
nder Bus Seat
fe-week-old Negro infant
wrapped up in paper
le under a rear seat of a
arrived at 'thn rMnrUtta
ste Monday night.
' Itation attendant found
M containing the infant
novating and cleaning up
.The child was taken to
Ktors exDressoH fpr -for
Friends here will be interested
in learning that E. K. Herman has
returned home from Mt. Alto Vet
erans Hospital in Washington.
Ben Atkins, who is now located
in Sumter, S. C, spent the week
end in town as the guest of his
mother, Mrs. James Atkins.
Bobbie Sloan, who is stationed
at . Fort Jackson, spent the past
week here with his family.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Campbell had
as their guest during the week
Ernest Collins, of Mt. Airy.
Joe Jack Atkins had as his guest
over the week-end Macon Hipps
and Buck Davis, of Charlotte-
Mrs. J. L. Stringfellow and son,
Thornton, of Culpepper, Va., ar
rived yesterday to visit Mr. and
Mrs. J. H. Way, Jr. Mrs. String
fellow is the former Miss Janie
Love Sexton, of Waynesville.
Corporal Thad Chafin, of Fort
Jackson, spent the week-end in
town with his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Williams
and small daughter,' Mildred
Aleen,- left - Wednesday - f or " their
home in Noblesville, Ind., after
spending two weeks with Mrs. Wil
liams' parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.
Miss Betty Blalock and Miss
Frankie Williams are visiting
friends and relatives in Charlotte.
Miss Lois Harrold had as her
guests during the week Mr. and
Mrs. R. G. Lee and two young
daughters, of Asheville.
Joe Shipley, of Fort Jackson,
spent the week-end in town with
Mrs. Chasi Badgett, Jr., of Knox
ville, arrived during the week for
a visit to her mother, Mrs, W. T.
Denton, and returned to her home
on Sunday. She was joined over
the week-end by Mr. Badgett.
Paul Blackwell is visiting his
brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and
Mrs. Harry Frehn, at their home
in Bristol, Tenn.
Mrs. R. W. Cobbs and son, R. W.
Cobbs, Jr., of Blackstone, Va., are
visiting friends and relatives here
and at Lake Junaluska.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Smith Kline
and son, Robert Kline, were the
guests during the week of Mr. and
Mrs. T. G. Massie. Mrs. Kline,
who is the former Miss Lelia Mock,
is the sister of Mrs. Massie.
Mrs. W. R. Evans, of West Pitts
son, Pa., arrived yesterday to
visit her daughter, Mrs. L. M.
Mrs. James C. Rose had as her
guest the passt week, Mrs. T. A.
Rhiems, of Ramseur. Mr. Rhiema
and daughter, Mrs. William Fuller,
spent Sunday here and were ac
companied home by Mrs. Rhiems.
Mr. and Mrs. Sara Francis, of
Taylorsville, were the guests dur
ing the week of relatives and
Mrs. Aaron Moseley and daugh
ter, Virginia Sue Moseley, of Aiken,
have arrived to spend the remainder
of July and August with Mr. and
Mrs. Bui Eller at their home in
Grandma is a Champ
Ifn. Sally Twyford, 41, all renta
winner at the Women's InUiu
Uonal Bowling Congren tn Loa A
rtiea, may not look it bet back bom
m Aurora, m, thy call ker grand
ma. SI roUad MO with hat
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Fred Waynick, of Burlington, has ArOUllQ 1 1 D AlieUQ
Approximaely 175 visitors and
local people attended the open
house held Tuesday night at the
community center i nthe Chamber
of Commerce offices officially
launching the summer season.
Receiving with Mrs. R. O. Cov
ington, in charge of social activi
ties for the Chamber of Commerce
this year were, Wm. Prevost, presi
dent, R. B. Davenport, chairman
returned home, after visiting his
uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Tony
Mrs. Susan Crawford and her
family, of Dayton, Ohio, have ar
rived to spend the remainder of
the summer at their home in Grim
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Francis and
Miss Selma Brown were the guests
of relatives in Morganton over the
Mrs. J. F. Abel and Mrs. Robert'
Osborne have as their guests Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Harde and daugh
ter, Miss Mary Vance, and son,
Edward, of FJyria, Ohio, and Mr.
and Mrs. Winf red Baker, of Or
lando, Fla., and Mrs. Allen McLean,
Dr. and Mrs, Lewis McKee, of
Durham, were the guests over the
week-end of the latter's aunts, Mrs.
Rufus Siler and Mrs. Hugh Massie.
The Rev. J. M. Wpodard made a
business trip to Knoxville on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rouss, of
Asheville, are staying at the guest
house of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Whit
ner. Mr. Rouss is in charge of the
meat department of the Cash Gro
cery Store in Hazelwood.
Mrs,. Evelyn Fitzhugh-Shapter
and her sister, Mrs. Daisy Fitx
hugh Shapter, of Washington, D.
C. came Friday to spend the sum
mer at Mra Shapter's cottage in
Mr. and Mrs. Barney Eck and
Open House On
Despite the inclement weather
on Friday afternoon a number of
interested citizens attended the
open house held at the Waynesville
Public Library in celebration of
the fiftieth anniversary of the es
tablishment of the institution.
Those calling inspected the var
ious recent improvements made
in the building, equipment and
furnishings, which include a new
librarian's (desk, which has been
needed for years ; hew homespun
curtains in red, white and blue;
the renovation of the old store
room in the basement into a light
and comfortable reading room; and
a number of other renovations on
Among the members of the
board of directors receiving were:
Mrs. J. Howell Way, Mrs. J. Har
den Howell, Miss Marion Boggs,
and Mrs. R. N." Barber, and from
the board of operation, Mr. and
Mrs. William Medford, Mrs. Ben
Colkitt, and Mrs. T, Lenoir Gwyn
For many years the library
movement was agitated in the com.
Nazi War Nurse
Trained for duty with the Colonial
forces of the German war nacnine,
this nurse wears the new uniform
provided for Nasi women. Health
and jroutn are uw mos imponHi
- attributes for these lobs.
James Hyatt and Mrs. Rufus
Carawell, of Hazelwood, won first
place in the square dance contest
lJ 7?JZ!lnr will go to Recreation Park
of entertainment, E, L, Withers, for the visitors
organized in 1891 for perfecting
the institution, which was opened
to the public on July 11th, 1891.
For many years the librarians
gave their services free of any
In 1912 the present building was
purchased from the First National
Bank. The library has been a
cultural center of the community
not only for the citizens, but also
Miss Mary Stentz, representing her
father, J. Dale Stentz, Mrs. Ben
Also Mrs. J. C. Brown, Mrs. C.
F, Kirkpatrick, Mrs. Charles Fra
zier, Mrs. R. B. Davenport, Miss
Mary Mock, Miss Stephanie Moore,
Mrs. Din Watkins, Mrs. Nell Mc
Grudg :, Mrs. Whitener Prevost,
and. Mis. Jonathan Woody.
In charge of the register were,
Mrs. Richard Barber,. Jr., Mrs.
Grady Boyd, Mrs, James Queen,
and Mis. Wm. Prevost. Serving
punch were, Miss Jane Stents, Miss
Hilda Way, Miss Lucile Simmons,
Miss Katherine Blalock, Miss Mary
Ellen Boone, Miss Emily Siler, and
Miss Haseltine Swift.
At nine and ten o'clock there
were drawings for prizes, with the
following coming out as the lucky
winners: George Martin, Miss Mary
Ellen Kee, Miss Simms, of Beau
mont, Texas, Mrs. Cassidy, of Ashe
ville. Mrs. Cox, Jean Storms, Mary
Anne Massie, Miss Jane Stentz,
James Thomas, end Mrs. James
Leonard Woodard and John Ow-
Elmer Dudley, of Indian Head, ' eng left Sunday for a visit with
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jyiaryiana, came ounuay iur a v". friends in Newport wews, va
with Miss Virginia Whitner.
Mrs. Page Higgins and son,
Page, Jr., of Aaheville, are spend
ing this week with her sister and
brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Earl
George Benny Davis, of Clemson,
S. C, spent the week-end in Hazel
wood with Miss Doris Ensley.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Long had
as guests to dinner on Wednesday
evening Miss Quay Mauney, her
father, J. E. Mauney, Verner Truitt
and Betty Truitt. Miss Mauney
returned on Thursday to her work
in Sykesville, Md.
Mr. and Mrs. Seymour Clark
are occupying their new home in
Hazelwood which was recently
completed. They have rented the
house which they vacated to Mr.
and Mrs. Leo Buckner.
We Are Now In Our Spacious
Main Street Opposite Park Theatre
Mrs. James Atkins, Jr., is the
present librarian. She Is assisted
by Mrs. W, M. Eller, who
is in charge of the mending proj
ect of the library, which is respon
sible for keeping the books in
For the occasion the various
rooms were decorated in flowers.
Punch was served from a table
in the basement reading room
room from a table centered with
a bowl of yellow roses, flanked by
gold candles, and gilded leaves.
Alternating in serving were Miss
Mary Ashworth Barber, Mrs. Ben
Colkitt and Mrs. William Med
Mrs. James A. Stirns and two
daughters, of Lexington, are the
guests of Mrs. James Wright.
Mrs. H. T. Anderson, of Phila
delphia, Penn., came last week to
spend the summer with her par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. jonn
J. M Fisher and family and Mr.
and Mrs. Arthur Hicks and chil
dren spent Sunday as guests of
friends at Andrews,
In Asheville this week to compete
for the silver cup.
Mr, and Mrs. Dan Carman, of
Philadelphia, Penn,, came Thurs
day for a visit with Mr. and Mrs.
William Chambers, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Jordan and
son Darwin Jordan, were guests
of Mr. arid Mrs. Owens in Ashe
ville over the week-end.
Mrs. J. M. Woodard has return
ed home after spendig a week
with her daughter, Mrs, Harley De
Hart, in Asheville.
Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Griffin and
son, Carl Griffin, Miss Ada Blanton
and Harry Lindley, of Fort Ben
ning, Ga., were guests of Mr. and
Mrs, Richard Parker, of Spartan
burg, S. C. on Sunday.
Decoration Day At
Set For August 10 ,
'Plans are underway for the an
nual decoration day at the Buch
anan cemetery on Allen's Creek,
according to Fred Buchanan, who
is in charge of arrangements. The
event will take place August 10th.
Rev. Will Massey will preach
at eleven o'clock, and at noon, a
picnic dinner will be served.
Approximately 250 attend the
Mr. Buchanan is asking that
those who have relatives buried in
the Buchanan cemetery to either
come or send someone to help clear
the property before the date of tho
Woman Dies Three
Days After Wedding
Three days after her marriage
in an Asheville hospital, Mrs. Mar
garet Durand Mills, the former
Miss Margaret Durand, 37, who was
secretary to Colonel Louis Howe,
of the President's White House
staff in Washington, died at St.
Joseph's hospital Monday. Her
death followed an illness of nearly
Miss Durand and A. C. Milla
were married at the hospital Friday
by Father J. A. Gallagher, hospital
chaplain. Mrs. Mills went to Ashe
ville in September, 1938, and ex
pected to return to her home in
Long Island, or to Washington,
this fall. Her condition took a
turn for the worse about two weeks
Donovan Is Named
Canton Legion Head
H. Donovan, instructor in voca
tional education in the Canton high
school and past adjutant of the
Varner-Rhinehart Legion, was
elected commander of the Canton
post at a special meeting held Tues
day night in Town Hall.
Judge and Mrs. William Grim
ball, of Charleston, have arrived
and are occupying their summer
home in Grimball Park.
Week End Specials!
Four Layer Lemon Cake
Four delicious . yellow, butter . layers . filled., with a tasty
lemon filling and iced with the best lemon icing you ever tasted.
Caramel Bvtter layer
Coconut Layer Devil Food
A taorted Coff ee Cafces
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