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- ntTKMRER 11. 1941
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Lnwood Man Has Narrow
L From Carbon Monoxide Fumes
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THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
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Haywood man -
,ith death recejr,
f. j,nk. a physician
? u.r nffirs. and it
.that he was not drunk.
J?S. leaky exhaust
iir.nrpH the next
for 48 hours the man in a
IL. MrtllTlUllIlCISl- MM.
SIC ' fr
Slens Creek community,
nctim of carbon monoxide.
, said: "The carnon
It is so easy to be careless
carelessness couia imtj
to my deata.
Bitrolman twice accused
; than an
,irh I retorted. 'Well,
j,nt it i an ehrhfc-year
L for I have not touched
Inta n over eigni year.
Ipician was summoned and
fed at my cnest,
Lk my temperature, a pulse
Li niainar the hood of the
eljed the carbon monoxide
rgested to the officer that
en a drink of whiskey.
w minutes later the patrol-
I is nonplussed when 1 re-
linnor. The officer apolo-
lien raising the windshield
told that I could drive On
fcrne thirty-odd miles from
Shows the Way
i : t
i?ht nothing of the condi
that day but the following:
This statue of Lenin came down
from its high perch to show the ad
trancing German forces the way U
Leningrad, says Berlin approved
caption that came with this photo
driving like he is drunk" alone the
The patrolmen dashed out of
fawn and cauirht the man. But.
after some investigation they con
clutfad the man certainlv was not
tnai aay uui, mc iuuuwwg , -
Las sick as the proverbial drunk because they could smell no
the gas evidently setuea ; 4 " vw..-.
itomach for I surely was a'not OI n ' im
If an outraeeous bowel dis-
tsting forty-eight hours".
local newspaper of that
Tied the following account
itory of how passing motor-
ite hiehway patrolmen and
tentative of the state toxi-
force teamed ud to save
of a man overcome by car
noxide was told here last
irday afternoon, while State
ly Patrolmen p. J. Thigpen
L. Kendricks were parked
; courthouse in Bay Mi
tourist drove up and ad-
tie officers that a "man is
They let him go. and he proceeded
toward the bay.
Meanwhile, the officers drove on
to Spanish Fort, and shortly after
their arrival there another motorist
informed them that a man was
driving dangerously up the Bay
Minette highway. Accompanied by
Nelson Grubbs, assistant state toxi
cologist, with headquarters here,
the patrolmen dashed back toward
tha Baldwin countv seat. On the
way, they met the same man which
they had investigated a short while
earlier. ... '
This time, when they were con.
vinivwt th man was not drunk
Grubbs suggested he might be vic
tim nf rarbon monoxide noisonimr,
Tnveotiiration disclosed. Grubbs said,
that the exhaust pipe on tne car
was cracked and that its windows
were shut tight,
The assistant toxicologist said
the: man identified as Llovd Har
rison, of Foley, Ala. had all the
symptoms of a carbon monoxide
victim. These are, he Kaid, a com
plete loss of memory, and an un
awareness as to what is happening,
Officers said thev took Harrison
to the Spanish Fort, where he was
Grubbs saw in Harrison's experi
pncp a wamine to the motoring
;ubiic, that they can be so over
come without knowing it. He also
nnintpH out that from one to three
deaths occurred in this area last
year from carbon monoxide poison
ing given off by charcoal burners
used by washwomen
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A Traditional Christmas
f Uer gift carries with it the charm and senti
ment of a graceful and beautiful cedar chest.
Complete Home Furnishers
History in Making
Almost throughout the world,
people are looking forward to a
merry Christmas. This day, so sig
nificant to us, has seen great events
occur in the history of the world.
Following is a list of important
events which occurred on Christ
800 Charlemagne, French king,
crowned at Rome, Emperor
of the West .
10i6 William the Conqueror
crowned at London.
1642 Sir Isaac Newton born. He
discovered the law of grav--.
1776 Washington crossed the Del
aware to attack Trenton.
1777 Vermont declared its inde
pendence from EnrianH,
1821 Clara Harlowe Barton born.
he founded the American
Red Cross in 1881.
1837 Gen. Zachary Taylor de
feated the Seminole Indians
1840 Peter Tschaikowsky born.
Famous Russian composer.
1868 Unconditional pardon and
amnesty proclaimed by the
President to all inhabitants
in Southern states.
Yo' mq Am He? AHs
A ward of the b,.eUenng Arms Or
phanage in New York City is doing
his bit for less fortunate British
and Free French children in Eng.
land by sewing Christmas presents.
Foster mothers chose simple pat
terns that little fingers can manage.
Every Child Likes
To Decorate Tree
Child development experts say
that children will enjoy Christmas
more if they help in getting tne
house ready for the coming of old
Saint Nick. One of the most im
portant duties, especially to a child,
is that of decorating the tree.
A little boy or girl will love the I
opportunity to cut out cardboard
stars, then dip them into a thick
mixture of water " and . laundry i
starch and finally, sprinkle them
with artificial snow. Small gourds,
seed pods and pine' cones can be
treated in a like manner, after
they've been painted with quick
drying enamel, or with aluminum
Much pleasure will be derived by
a child if he or she is allowed to
make strings of cranberries, pop
corn or small pieces of stale bread
to hang on a special Christmas
tree for the birds. Later children
'can string them about a shrub
1 or tree in the front yard, and
watch the birds enjoy Christmas,
Information Please! Where's my
Some men who are self made
' never let it be known. They have
, sense enough to be ashamed of
: Lnii (I Aimt
Mr. and Mrs. G E. Moore
Are Leaving For Their
New Home In Marion, Va.
ifr mnA Mm. Ci. fL Moore, whe
have been residing in the Ratclilf
Cove section for the past ten yean,
leavinc tndav for Marion. Va-
where they will make their home la
Mr. and Mrs. Moore came her
from Jackson county ten years ago.
The former has been with the
Watkins Product Company.
Mr Mnnnt nxmntlv Tinrchaaed
farm near Marion, and will engage
Meet the new men's champ cro
eheter. He's Edward F. Snead, ef
New York City, a Pullman conductor
on the Pennsylvania Railroad. HU
work, submitted in competition with
the nation's 400,000 best male i nee
dleworkers. won him the title
The Japs say they plan a vic
tory without a fight. Good plan
if they can make it work.
LEARN THE SAMBA
ITS A NEW DANCE
Latest importation from our good
neighbors' tropics a swirling
dance originated by African slaves
captured by the Conquistadoras.
Complete illustrated instructions la
the December 21st issue of
The American Weekly
On Sal At All Ntwutanda
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