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LnAY,PECEiBER lU mi
THE WAYNES V1LLE MOUNTAINEER
uTWpah In T)pipnQo
r ;trator Stettimus naa
UnJTl . that the
K of the Government of
In115 -7,. i o fast as POS-
! announced two
& warships are un
Hf'irs in U. ports.
F,' Petroleum Coordinator
I ,.t.r have been
r 'th7navy', ship
FT- mntinuinir to
"TlSf, Mr. Knox said,
ll ' i r Oil nnslii
t, has ordered 0,00
Puin dollar, has been
ifor expanding shipbmld
F... n., November.
iaU, 33 combat shjps
ed, keels were laid for
..a new ships in-
p the 35,uuu-w" u"6-
,joined the tieei.
u.ritime Commission .an-
li Its nr ao 1 of "one ship a
kill be attained this month
I., .ions are under way to
L the program to two ships
hv next summer. iuu
.scheduled for launch
December, 39 in January and
February, the commission
Present objective is approx-
inn ships, the commis-
wmstruction director said,
the end is not yet.
from Kl to Rl
large merchant vessels to air craft
carriers, rne Dili would Dnnsr the
total outlay for defense since the
fall of France to $67,990,000,000.
Sub-Contracting and Small Busi-
The House created a special sev
en-man committee of representa
tives to determine if: (1) the po
tentialities of small business to
handle defense have fully devel
oped; (2) adequate attention has
been given the needs of small bus
iness engaged in non-defense work;
3 small Dusmess is oeing iairiy
treated in allocation of materials.
L ivfense Appropriations
House passed and ; sent to
Lnat? a bill appropriating
1,000 to expand the army
iiately to 2,000,000 men;
iii the recently-mobilized
ininp armv: expand manuf act
facilities for critical weapons
hble, total previousiy-scnea-
Iroduction, and yastty increase
ipply of these weapons; m-
the number of air ports cap-
hf accommodating . military
1; increase the army air force
Recovers Sight After 5 Years
Materials and Priorities
The OPM asked retailers and
the general nuhlie to make a arterial
effort to economize in the use of
gift boxes, tissue and wrapping
paper and similar materials during
the DhriatmaB season. OPM issued
an order curtailing production of
household mecnanicai reingerators
durin? Januarv and February from
30 to 53 per cent, depending on the
size oi tne compay. ur"M also
suspended for 30 days its order re-
st.riet.ino' the use of lead and tin
foil in packing cigarettes, chewing
gum, ana similar items, ana ex
tended blanket priorities to insti
tutes for the blind.
Christmas Customs St. Francis Started
Based on Tradition Use or I ule triD
Bernard M. Kellmurry, Yale graduate u !
sight after being blind for nearly five years. He is shown ttingin h s
room at New Hiven with his Seeing Eye dog. Shep. which b" been his
guide and companion for more than three years. He 11 keep her.
Manv nf the Christmas customs
familiar to Americans today had
their origin far back in. history.
How several of our favorite cus
toms were started many years
ago is explained in the article
below, ' ;
Christ ma Cards :
Credit for the creation of the
original Christmas card is given.
by some, to Sir Henry L-oie, wno,
It was St. Francis of Assisi who
. . . -11 M
gave the CriD tne umgiuie iorm
in which we know it today. In
FIRST PRINTING Of '.
Christinas carols bad a wide ap
peal from the very beginning. They
pleased both the devOut and the
roisterers, and it was inevitable
that they should find their way In
to print. The earliest printed coJ-
lection is probably Wynkyii
served by New York Dutch settlers Worde's "Chrietmas CaroHes New
and later combined with Christmas. J ly Enprinted" (1520). Only
, single leaf is extant It contain
Christmas Gift two complete carols-jon a hunt-
The custom of exchanging gifts' ing song, and the other a boart
and enjoying merry times during head carol. ' . ' ' .
the winter holidays SDrinirs irom
by some, to Sir Henry uoie, wno, the winter holidays springs jrum(- , . ,t . ,.
in 1846, suggested the idea to J. heathen antiquity. During gay eele- j 223 he visited ,. jiome and , told
C. Horsley of London. One thou-, brations the Romans gave gifts. pope ponorius ill hw , .plans of
sand cards, printed by mnograpny . This custom was conunuea ounng mating B scenic representauon i
and cojored by hand, were publish- the approach of Christianity, but the place of the Nativity. The
ed. It was in 1860 that the cards: the heathen significance waa drop- pope gave his sanction and- on
first became a major problem for ped and the gifts became known as Christmas eve,. St Francis eoa-
delivery. Christmas presents. On New rear s Btmcted. a "'b and grouped roury
-' ' i we IIKMV? ui -r- i -
(etrennes) are aisiriouiea. jenj?
land, Germany, Italy and the U.
S. A, exchange their gifts at
July 1, 1919 to June 30, 1929. The
bill provides for enforcement of the
act through the courts by fines of
not more than $5,000 and impris
onment for ot more than two years.
The Department of Agricuture
issued a statement that farmers
are bringing to a close their best
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tion is that we're so much friend
lier with the Latin Americans than
we used to be. Dutch Guiana isn't
the first niece, we've occupied, to
are bringing to a close their best tne jjjgo Grande's southward, but
year since 1929, with production, lr earjier occupations, with ma
arA imviinH at hiirh levels. I ,t .
.7 . j ' rines generally, ww t muijr "u
The department said its index oi , protective. Instead, they usually
id fa Claut and St. Nteie
Patron saint of children, mer
chants and mariners in Russia,
lireeoe and NaDles. Santa Claus
can trace his origin to his spirit,
St Nickolas, in whose honor least
days have been held for centuries.
A San Claus day was formerly ob-
The House passed and sent to
the Senate a bill establishing a
price control administration under
the'direction of a nrice administra
tor and a five-'man board of review
authorised to modify or set aside
any price order of the administra
tor. The bill would empower the
price' administrator to impose price
ceilings on all commodities and on
rents in defense areas. It would
place a floor tinder fishery com
modity prices so that price ceil
ings could not be below the 1941
average or the average cost of
production.! It would also provide
no ceiling shall be established for
agricultural products below (1)
110 per cent of parity; (2) the price
nrevailimr on October 1: (3V or
the average price during the period
farm prices stands at 135 per cent
of the August, 1903-Juiy, av
erage or 3 points above a year
ago. The Department of Labor an
nounced its index oi wnoiesaie
prices reached an 11-year peak and
stood at 92.3 of the 1926 level
Price Administrator Henderson
asked 27 rubber footwear manu
facturers to hold prices where they
are; began an investigation of 12
and 20 per cent increases in
prices of rubber used for retread
For many centuries, good wishes
have been expressed around
wassail ("Health to You") bowl.
dent Wallace, Secretary Hull and It was in medieval times that was-
Pan-American Co-ordinator Ktocke- sailing Decame a nii8ims
feller clearly can be depended onture. uunng ne time oi nniry
to keep up Good Neighborliness VII, a steward, entering the room
While they're at it We've had ad- with the wassail bowl, would cry
ministrations, though, that weren't three times, "Wassail". The mon
so tactful, and what the future has asteries called their punch bowl
in atnre a a matter of speculation. "pocuium carimus
gin and, t Joseph, tbe asn and on,
and the. ahepherda. 1 fle. used. Kve
animals in a real' stable, . .. .
. The euRtom spread i row- Italy
to Spain, v Portugal, Praaee, the
Netherlands.: and Germany, ..and
from these eouatriee it? has spread
the to all. corners. ,of .th aarth..r .
Museum. throughout, .tne worw
posBeaa iveryv ancient criba,i The
Metropolitan .Maaeum ol Art; Hew
York, - has a group whieh . dates
from before 1478.'
. The custom of placing cribs' out
of doors as Christmas' -deeoruitions
in the: yard has become' popular the
were tn enforce collection of money
or to squelch anti-Yankee tenden
cies. They were resented like sixty
and resulted in bad relationships.
Now it appears that our mis
sion's to spend money in our neigh
bors' countries rather than to col
lect some from 'em, forcibly. '
, Co-Operation Now
Accordingly, when we move into
Guiana, we find Brasil outright
helping us, the rest of the Latins
are acquiescent and even the Dutch
, . . : i
ing auto tires; reached agreements , .ioH nf .
with' manufacturers to , stebhie , ,mQ..f Hm it.ler'. aunts'
prices of western pine door, and ; dirty work.
door and winaow irames; set . jn the end is
oanhoir ana uirreo i
roofing products;- and won agree
Ill fllWI Vi to V w r - - I 1- I, . fl , ' ... I H
Is The Store To Get Gifts For Men
If It Came From Here It Will Please
la problem to guess on.
ments of manufacturers to bold
prices of six nationally-advertised
brands of innerspring mattresses
to $39.50. ' ,
As we horn in on Latin Ameri:
an resources' aeveiopmem. ii uut ...
capital shows an inclination simply t
to exploit 'em for our own exciu- t)
sive benefit, giving them none of
the irravv the''re pretty sure ' to
.... .1 4...-. am V Q VI Vfka
hoi polloi did; in the days when we rta
wpre' 'doing ' our own developing,
here' m tne men compurnnveiy un
rivilfzed United States.
But rriavbe we'll be slicker than
that this time.' K
President Roosevelt, Vice Presi- 4
Nvv "?w ?w. Jt J CI I
Give Her Nylons
A Gift Every Woman
If Yflll Pr.f.. IV. U.ii
em Packed 3 Pairs In
A Christmas Box
Nylon Hose j
Thread 1.69 J
Gifts This !
NOTICE OF SUMMONS BY PUB-
!,-: - LIGATION .
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA,'
rniTMTV OF HAYWOOD
j IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
.. VS, . ,
HFORHF. fl. POTTS. .
The defendant, George C. Potts
will take notice that an action en
titled as above has been commenc
ed in the Sunerior Court of . Hay
wood County, North Carolina, for
the purpose pi 'obtaining a juag
ment for an alsolute divorce from
an'M defendant bv the plaintiff on
Ithe grounds of two years separa
tion: that the said deienaam win
further take notice that he is re
quired to appear at' the office of
the' Clerk ol tne superior voun oi
' Haywood County,' at ' the court
house in Waynesville, North Caro
lina, on the 6th day oi January
1942, or with 30 days thereafter
anH flMVpr 111 demur to the com
plaint of the plaintiff and complaint
filed, in said action, or tne ptainiiir
will apply to the Court for the re
lief demanded, in said Complaint.
This the 1st 'day - of December,
1941. - '
i' hi .r.A.inriivniiuji,
: ,. , ; Clerk of Superior. Court
, o.. lI40-PeC.. 4-1118-25.
.. . NOTICE OF SALE
.STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA,
BOUNTY OP HAYWOUU. -
IN THE SUPEKIOK COUttT
RF.FnRE THE CLERK.
PF APT. ARNOLD TOWNSEND:
and VIRGINIA ARNOLD WIL
SON, and HusDanq, hakki
vs. . .
t.f.ma H ARNOLD, et als
Pursuant to an order in the
above entitled cause, the under
signed Commissioner Of the Court
will offer for Bale at public outcry
in the fcicrhest bidder for cash at
the court house door in the town
of Waynesville, on Monday, De-
romW 29th. 1941. at eleven
aVWIt A M all the unsold por
tion of a tract ol land oi ra-isiw
aveo Vnnwn as the J. D. Arnold
na shown bv map and
nraoo thprpoT maae ov i. n
r . ; , t
Homor recorded in Map COOK o
tnHoi "A" in the office of the Regis
ter Of Deeds of Haywood County,
nnrtinna nf said lands lying lnsiae
the rnrnorate limits of the town of
Waynesville and portions thereof
lying outside the corporate urmia,
and including in saia saie -ioie
m 13 to 1R inclusive, and lots
Nos. 25 to 38 inclusive, of the sub
division of said property as snown
by plat thereof made by J. R.
Reaean August, 1324, ana recora-
Man Rook a. inaex a
A Store With Hundreds Of Practical Gifts For Women
In Genuine Leather
125 lo 350
Leather Coats and
ill " ''
In Gaberdine WoorJ-ilk j
and Potter Mom CJutn
' All Colors 'h
if &i 1
Pairs '. . .
Give Him One Of Our Miniature Dobbs Hats In A Gift
ed in Map Book moex a "JTItC Illlll VllV Vfa vra iiitiHiv - -
EKrtS K Box With A Gift Certificate Then He Can Select His Hat g
u,.fciohMiJir..p.dnr.rd.r.f. A flnr rhricimod
erence is hereoy maae ior iuu w niivi vinutmuj
description 01 saia lanas m u uBic-i t . - .. .
in fully set out nnRR HATH ntlfl 3b.)tJ FT
This 28th day of November, 1941. C 0 ymmmmm Vi
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