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Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrant oj The Great Smoky Mountain National Park
U-gARNO. 38 32 Pages WAYNESVILLE, N. G, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1941 .,--,.LM I Advance fa Haywood hk reason
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nle Crop Set At
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1 number of commer
i have expanded - J
trees in the seven commer-
5S crop is expected to
An bushels accord-
Unit- of those who have
toe apples have been a
I bushel. .
freest orchard is BarDer
1 1 with over 10,000 trees.
K oii Rob McCrack-
VrZJZ Hiram McCrack-
en .!""- . .
Ira Cogburn orcnuruu u
i AAA tvOOa
Can winesaps lead the list
lies grown, win unmes
Delicious secunu, oui
third, and Roman Beauty
The Ben Davis is found in
jn in Haywood.
A Rrnlrpn Tn
it Day Of Court
lire William H. Bobbitt
Qding Over September
im Of Civil Court.
len divorces were .granted
bn Monday, the first day oi
pteraber civil term of bupe-
;ourt which convened wren
Willi. H. Bobbitt. of Char-
tresiding. It was said by
Hsrhca to be the largest
it of divorces ever granted
ifav her '
U divorce case were dis-
Mondav, because e parties
It appear inrouat, to- pros-
kction, whiles it wu learned j
number would be tried later
week. There were 31 on
Icket, but some of these are
be up for trial at future
trees granted were as fol-
Eleanor Aycoth from Stew
ilson Avcothi Lucinda Mor-
1m Frank Morris; Viola Hicks
I David Hicks; J. R. Palmer
rene Palmer; Lida Smathers
Aldie W. Smathers; Emma
Groom from; James . L.
Id Alice Burnett from Frank
tt; Willam Francis Toohey
Bonnie Gay Toohey; A. J-
Pd from Acmes Hazel Hol-
James Sham from Alma
; Iona WaldroD Shone from
row Shope. , .
May was taken up with evi
in the case of Mrs. Lelia
Son flpninef tlio MmiYlAin
prandry and Abbott Knight
" case continued on Wed-
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To Major General
General Harley B. Ferguson, re
tired U. S. Army, has been noti
fied that by a special act of Con
gress he has been made a Major
General, effective since his retire
ment two yeaVs ago.
This unusual recognition was
given General Ferguson lor his
outstanding work as head oj the
Mississinni River Commission.
General Fereuson. who served
with distinction in the Engineer
ing Corps of the army, was also
in charge of the raising of the
Maine, which had been sunk in the
Harbor of Havana, Cuba, during
the Spanish-American war.
C. B. ATKINSON
Ferclisnn ma a ' iiinr the
lny for $20,000 damages for
auffered in an ' accident
December. It was brought
the evidence that Mrs. Fer
&s struck by a truck owned
defendants while alighting
a hllR t fltn hnma hoi1
Its on the AoViovillo mult last
rr. She siiffprpfi serious
h to her hip, a leg, her back
ru, ii was stated in tne
She was confined to a hos-
rii was oraer in me case
p Brown versus Mrs. J. K.
i.wnich involved a dispute of
oi a norse put up as se-
Ul a chattel mnrti
" as thought yesterday at
that mii ii -
INfiw Tn ITo
f Parking lot owned by the
wag completed last week
P first cars parked on Sat-
r Y has 40 forty foot f ront-
extends 125 feet r It was
M by the county commis
r m 1928, with an idea of
additional office room fori
7 oJRcialg sometime in the
meantime the commission
that the lot could be turn
0 parking space that would
Irtreet th conge8tion on
f kigh waU that has been
nnd the lot which has
iTT to level of the court
rQnd8. has been construct
L 1 when the buUdinga are
PProximately 60 car.
C B. Atkinson,
Claimed By Death
Last rites wewjheld at 3 o'clock
Friday afternoon at the residence
on Boyd Avenue for C. B. Atkinson,
73, who died at his home at 4 o'clock
Thurday morning, following a brief
illness. The Bev. J. G. Iluggin, Jr.,
pastor of th Methodist, church and
the Rev. H. G. Hamr,vtt, pastor
af the First Baptist wfmrcb. ofii
ciateLi Burial ut ? Sreei.ill
cemetary. ' ' i
v. Serving as pallbearers were:
Noble Ferguson Hayes Alley, W. T,
Crawford, Frank Jones, M. G.
Robert V. Welch.
The honorary pallbearers in
cluded: Hugh Leatherwood, Wade
McDaniel, J. M. Long, W . U war
din, Frank D. Ferguson, Jr., Walter
Helmick, Dr. Tom Stringfield, T, L.
Gwyn, Dr. Sam Stringfield, E. L.
Withers, Judge reiix r Aiiey,
G. C. Davis, Robt. Hugh Clark,
Roy Moseman, Dr. W. L. Kirk
patrick. Dr. G. M. Davis.
tony Davis, J. H. Way, T. L.
Bramlett, R. L. Prevost, L. H.
Bramlett, Fred Vaughn, Asbury
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From Clyde Have
The. following college students
from Clyde have left for the var
ious institutions they are awena-
ing. Among those going to Mars
Hill College were Miss Joyce Par-
ris, Miss Lucille Catney, uene
Porter Haynes, Miss Audrey Fran
cis and Edwin Green.
Attending Western Carolina
Teachers College are Miss Essie
Mae Hall. Miss Sophia Haynes
and Miss Hilda Brown.
Students at the University of
North Carolina this year are Dot
son Palmer and Frank Cathey.
Bruce Brown has gope to Wake
Forest College and Miss Rose Ma
rie Haynes will be a student at
Meredith College. :
Freshmen at Coker College in
clude Miss Gwendolyn Haynes and
Miss Freda Hall. Miss Ruth Dot
son will be a senior at Sarson
Newman College, and Miss Juanita
Rush is a student at Eastern Car
Too-torn Colleere. Vnn
Havnes is enrolled at Brevard
Be Conducted In
Announcement has been made
of an eye clinic to be held in the
Hazelwood school for students of
Hazelwood. Allen's Creek and
Saunook elementary grade students
The clinic which will be coa
ducted between now and the first
of October, is sponsored by the
Lions Club and the unagusta r urn
iture Makers Association.
Arranirements are being made
with the State Blind Commission
Examinations will be made at the
Hazelwood school free of any
charge, sponsoring groups defray
lnc the costs.
The expense of outfitting the
children with defective vision with
glasses will be earned oy xne
ITnaousta Furniture Makers Asso
ciation for the students in all three
Chas. E. Ray Is
Named On W.N.C
riias E. Rav has been named
by Don S. Elias, president of the
Asheville Chamber of Commerce, as
a member of the Western North
Carolina committee to promote the
development of the Great Smoky
MounUins National Park.
Other members of the commit
tee are: Harry Buchanan, of Hen
dersonville, Percy B. Ferebee, of
AnJnnvi A 1 Hntrhins. of nan-
ton, Chas. J.' Lynch, of Tryort, Dan
K. Moore, of Sylva, Ralph Kamsey,
nf Rrovnrrl. P.eortre M. Stenhens.
of Asheville, and Edwin B. Whit-
aker, of Bryson City.
DR. O. T. ALEXANDER
To Be Buried In
Funeral Services Held For
Well Known Druggist At
Home Here Yesterday.
Funeral services were conducted
here at the residence on North
Main street Wednesday morning at
II o'clock for Dr. O. T. Alexander,
well known druggist and Mason,
who died in an Asheville hospital
early Tuesday morning. The Rev.
J. G. Huggin, Jr., pastor of the
First Methodist church, officiated.
Tito 1w1v VA tAken to Charlotte
Wednesday afternoon and burial
James R. Boyd, Jr.
Injured In Auto
James R. BoVd. Jr.. who is suf
fering from injuries received in an
automobile accident around
o'clock Monday morning, is re
ported to be resting more com
fortably at the Haywood County
Rillie Gordon is said to have
been the driver in the car in which
Mr Bovd was ridinar. when the
vehicle struck an electric light
nole near Birchwood Hall with
such force that it knocked down
Mr, Boyd was thought at nrst
to be badly injured, but upon ex-
aminatinn. he was found to have
received very painful though not
serious cuts, about the head and
ri.AHDF T. FRANCIS is serv
ing his second term as president
of the Livestock and Home Arts
Show. He is a progressive live
stock raiser, a director of the W.
N. C. Guernsey Organization, and
part owner of Laurie Domino, out
standing Guernsey bull here in
Bethel PTA Will
At Meet Tonight
"Are we well fed?" is the topic
- -.A of the Bethel Parent
Ui diuu; - .
Teacher Association meeting which
wiU be held tonight in the school
auditorium at 8 o'clock at Betnei
n- r. V. Sisk. district health
officer, will discuss "Nutrition as a
National Problem." miss
Reeves will talk on "Nutrition in
v n o " Mrs Jnlp Noland Will
discuss. "Nutrition m School.
at u. ljtthpv will leaa nic
ill L O. -v J
devotional period and Mrs. Elmer
Goodson wiU conduct jww-
aii omhora'and natrons of the
association are urged to be present.
Nteete n Men In
Fourth Call From
TVip fourth erouD of men in the
selective draft will leave here on
the 3rd of October. It will be the
18th call from the government.
The following is the list made
up by the drait noaro ior xnis
area, which is subject to change,
according to the office. '
In the group as it now stands
there is only one volunteer, Thomas
Benjamin Woodard. The other list
of 19 men include in addition to
one volunteer, Verlin Wiley Shel-
ton, George wmaro crowning,
John Thomas Fowler, Ronald Wini
fred Adkins, James Kicnard wueen.
J. C, Noland, Albert Kenneth
Bramlett, Nola Green, Floyd
SUmey, Chesley Lizier Brawner,
Jr., James Paul Phillips, Fred
Walker Rathbone, Willard Odor
Rector, Jonnie LewU Ruff, Leo
Long, Crl Asbury Setzen, and
Beedee DeForest Coalson.
The draft board hopes that there
will be other volunteers, and an
nouncement has been made that
they will be accepted for this call
as late as September 20th.
Angus Steers To
Be Shown At The
A ear of heavy purebred Aber
deen-Angus steers will be shown
here at the Livestock show, and
about September 25th, will be taken
to the Baltimore show.
This will be the first time tnat
o1vas or steers fattened in North
.Carolyina have been shown at the
Baltimore show, it was learned.
The animals belong to Joe Em
erson Rose, at Balsam.
From Ft. Jackson
Eight hundred soldiers, all vol
unteers in the 30th division last
September were released this week
after serving a year in the army.
The 800 men were the first of the
9. intt volunteers to be turned loose
between now and October 6th, when
maneuvers begin. The men are
from North and South Carolina,
Georgia and Tennessee.
A check up with the local draft
board revealed that they had not
been notified as yet of the release
of any men from this area in the
Ben Colkitt, Jr., has returned to
Davidson College to eontinue his
work there after spending the sum
mer here with his parents.
J A-.. TU Watt. I a ' , w. a
in tirawooH t-m-wijv,--".r A AiAitta .'noiti nn
ville Lodge A. F, and A. M. will
have charge of the rites, at the
grave assisted by the Rev. J. G.
Huggin, Jr. , .
Serving as pallbearers will be
the following, all -members of the
Waynesville Masonic Lodge; Dr.
J. R. -McCracken, L: M. Killian, W.
L. Hardin," C. B. Hosaflook, E. H.
Balentine, and F. G. Rippetoe.
A large delegation from the Way
nesville Lodge and a number of
friends left this morning for Char
lotte to attend the funeral.
-Dr.. Alexander was taken ill at
his home here on Friday, his con
dition becoming critical, he was
rushed to an Asheville hospital Sun
He had been a registered phar
macist for 35 years. Prior to his
coming here he held a position with
Reece and Alexander, drug firm oi
Charlotte. . ' '
Dr. Alexander came to Waynes
vOle in 1916 and had resided here
eomtannously sihee that time. . He
was first a prescription clerk and
later was owner of the Corner Drug
Store. For the past two years he
had been manager of the T. C.
Smith Vsras Com Dan v. at' the corn
er of Main and Miller Streets, which
was operated under the name of
He was born in Charlotte on
August 6th, 1886, the son of John
Thomas and Sallie Lucky Smith
AXotanAer H wiia nrotninentlv
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Bethel To Have
Annual homecoming day will be
observed next Sunday, September
the 21st ,at Bethel Methodist
church, near Woodrow. This will
be the first such day to be held
in the newly remodeled church.
Friends and members will gather
for a day of spiritual blessing and
friendly fellowship. Basket din
ners will be served on the grounds
following the morning service.
The speakers for the day will be
the Rev. J. W. Blitch, pastor, for
the 11 o'clock hour and the Rev.
E. C. Price, pastor of Clyde Metho
dist church, for the afternoon.
Special music will be provided.
Everyone is invited to come and
enjoy the day.
With Red Cross
Miss Retsv Lane Ouinlan will
leave the first of next week for
Charleston, S. C, were she has ac
cepted a position with the Ameri
can Red Cross as" full time recre
ational worker in Stark General
Hospital (U. S. Military).
Miss Ouinlan. both hv training
and experience is well qualified for
the work. She was educated at
Peace Junior College and is a grad
uate of the Leland Powers Dra
matic School of Boston. She
taught dramatics and speech for
two years in Mt. Vernon Seminary
of Washington, D. C.
Miss Quinlan has also had ex
tensive work in directing dramatics
in the local schools, at Lake Juna
luska, and throughout the state
on various occasions.
For the past six years she has
operated Prospect Hill, the home
of her mother, Mrs. Chas. E.
Quinlan, as a guest house, and has
gained quite a reputation as host
ess. : . t '-
Farmers May Start
Signing 1941 AAA
Payments On 22nd
Beginning on Monday, the 22nd,
farmers in the county may start
signing up for their 1941 AAA pay
ments, it was learned yesterday
from the county agent's office.
This will include the group that
has earned 100 per cent of their
allowance and have all their lime
and phosphate spread.
All Teachers Of
County To Meet
The first county-wide teachers
meeting will be held here Satur
day morning at the Central Ele
mentary school, beginning at ten
o'clock, according to Jack Messer,
Business matters and organiza
tion will be followed by a demon
stration by Dr. C. D. Killian, of
Western Carolina Teachers College,
of the use of film, and equipment
for snowing pictures.
Mrs. Hilda Haliburton, of Clyde,
is president of the organization.
Mr. Messer announced the meet
ing would last until noon.
J.'C. LYNN and his associates
have worked untiringly in the
promotion of the Livestock and
Home Arts Show.
Girl's Quick Action
From Fatal Injury
Miss Kathryne Hill, grand
daughter of Mrs. Chas, Thomas,
who is a patient in the Mission
Hospital, Asheville, is reported
to be resting more comfortably.
Miss Hill suffered three broken
ribs and other injuries when she
was thrown from her horse while
riding with a group of girls on
the Howell Mill road last Thursday
The horse ridden by the girl just
ahead of her became unruly and
the girl was thrown to the ground
in front of Miss Hill. Realizing
that unless she turned her mount
into the bank her horse would
step on the girl lying in the road.
Miss Hill made a quick turn, but in
protecting the girl she was thrown
Those in the party were of the
opinion that in all probability but
for Miss Hill's quick action, the
girl would have been fatally in
Miss Hill is a student of Agnes
Scott College, and had planned to
leave next week to resume her
225 Head Of Choice Animals
To Be Exhibited; Woman's
Division Far Above Ex
pectations. At least 10.000 neonle are expect
ed to visit the second annual Live
stock and Home Arts show which is
free and opens here Friday morning
for two days, at the high scnooi
Officials yesterday were optimis
tic over the prospects for an over
flow of exhibits, and a "full house"
"Indications from every section
of the county, and nearby counties
point to record-breaking crowds
at the show," Claude Francis, pres
ident, said. Visitors from several
states are expected..
The show is designed and staged
as an educational program, ana
there will be no carnival or shows of
any nature. Neither will there be
any admission fees or entrance
fees.;. . .
The three sponsors of the two
day event were elated over the
nrnanprts for n successful show.
The sponsors are the Chamber of
Commerce, the Frst National Ban
and Haywood county.
A check-up yesterday showed
that at least 225 choice animals
would be on display, besides 60
horses and mules on Saturday.
Outstanding animals in Here
fords, Aberdeen-Angus, dairy di
vision, will be on exhibit the two
A large number of baby beef
calves will be shown, while at least
20 head of hogs, 15 head of sheep,
and 25 pens of poultry, 10 of tur
keys will be included in the live
The woman's division bf the show
in home arts are expected to fill
the FFA Hut at the high school
stadium to over-flowing. . .
-A large tenfc-75"by 125 feet was
erected Tuesday, and 600 seats
provided for; spectators. The an
imals will be on display under
shelter in the new bus shed at the
Everything is in readiness at the
stadium for the show, and cattle .
will hpu-in to move in this afternoon.
in readiness ior me opening to
morrow. The judging of the beef cattle
will begin at ten o'clock Friday
morning, and continue until noon.
Judging of baby beef and
dairy cattle will begin at one
o'clock, and continue throughout .
Beginning at 7:30 there will be
a concert by the high school band'
followed by the annual parade of
(Continued oa page 8)
Articles In This Issue Should Be
Of Special Interest To Everyone
Dr. H. T. Hunter, district gov
ernor of Rotary, was the speaker
here Friday before the local club, at
which time he pointed out the ad
vantages of a Rotary club to the
individuals, and the responsibilities
of the individual to the club and
Dr. Hunter is president of West
ern Carolina Teachers College, and
wove into discussion of Rotary,
the responsibilities of adult to
Fifteen visiting Rotarians were
present from about six states.
This isue of The Mountaineer,
containing 32 pages, is dedicated to
the second annual Livestock and
Home Arts Show, which opens
The staff of The Mountaineer ap-
nrer.iate the close co-ooeration
given by the county agents, and the
home demonstration agent, togeth
er with the several specialists of
State College and the Extension
We have tried to prepare, and
present an edition that has a con
tent that will be interesting and in
formative. We believe that the
average article in this edition will
prove valuable to yon.
To tlie advertisers who auDDorted
the edition, we also express sin
cere appreciation for trie packing.
Annual 4-H Club
Baby Beef Sale
Is Set For 26th
The annual 4-H club baby beef
will be held at jthe Western North
Carolina Fair in Hendersonville on
Friday, September 26, J. C. Lynn
Plans are now underway in
Haywood, which has the largest
number of baby beef calves in
the state, to take about 15 head
over for the sale.
Eighteen business men of Bun
combe have signed to be on hand
to bid on the calves. A number of
business men of Haywood are ex
pected to attend the annual sale
and buy some of the choice animals..-
More details of the sale will be
given in three WWNC radio pro
grams. On one of the programs,
Haywood's county agents will par
ticipate. The programs will be
held on the 18th from 7:45 to 8;
and on the 23rd from 7:05 to 7:15
and the 24th from 8:15 to 8:30.
All time in the evening.
Now Has G. B. Woodward
G. B. Woodward has taken a po
sition with the Waynesville Phar
macy as druggist. Mr, Woodward
is the second registered druggist
of the store, and is assisting Jeff
Mr. Woodward is from Democrat.
Joint Meeting of Tponnn
io inursaay the Zbtti
The joint meeting of the Amer
ican Legion Post and the Wom
en's Auxiliary which was sched
uled for this evening -has been
postponed for another week. The
meeting will take place on Thurs
day evening the 25th.
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