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THE WAYNESVILLE, MOUNTAINEER
THURSDAY, MARCH 26 , J
(Continued from page 1)
1937 and in 1939. It was during
his term in 1939 that he held bo
many important committee ap
pointments, among them was the
appropriation committee, which is
considered one of the hardest of all
places to fill.
Grover C. Davis, attorney, who
has been practicing his profession
in Waynesville for the past 29
years, is a native of the Iron Duff
section of the county.
Mr. Davis has been prominent
ly identified with the political af
fairs of Haywood for many years.
He served as solicitor of the 20th
district, from 1923 to 1930, was
county attorney for six years,
from 1918 to 1922, and again from
1939 to 1940. He was also a
member of the county board of
elections for a four-year period.
Mr. Davis is the sort of the
late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph S. Da
vis. His father served in the
State Senate, representing this
section fifty years ago. Mr. Da
vis is widely connected in Haywood
county. He is a member of the
First Methodist church of Way
nesville. Mr. and Mrs. Davis, the latter
before her marriage was Miss Jes
sie McCrary, daughter of Mrs.
W. F. McCrary, and the late Mr.
McCrary, of this county, have two
sons. Lt. Grover M. Davis, den
tist, who has been practicing in
Hazelwood, is now assistant sur
geon in the Medical Corps of the
U. S. Navy. He volunteered some
time ago. Joe Davis is a student
at the University of North Caro
lina, and will enter the School of
Medicine at the University in June.
Solicitor John M. Queen has
started campaigning, and plans to
work hard getting votes as he
docs in the court room. "ThereH
be no let up in my campaign this
year. I'm going to cover the ter
ritory thoroughly," said the hard
talking solicitor yesterday.
He is prominent politically, and
enjoyed an excellent law practice
before taking over the duties of
solicitorship of the 20th district
He farms and raises cattle as a
Last Saturday at six was the
deadline for candidates for state
offices to file with the state board
As stated above, Judge Alley is
Without opposition. Judge Alley
has served on the bench since his
appointment by Governor Ehnng
bans in 1936. He was nominated
and elected by an overwhelming
majority in the election of 1938
Madonna to China's Millions
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Madame Chiang Kai-shek comforts a shy newcomer to a war orphanage
in Chungking, China's war capital. Childless herself, Madame Chiang
is "mother" to the thousands of homeless waifs being provided for
under her care with the aid of funds from the United China Relief.
Granted In Full By
Board This Week
'(Continued from Dage 1)-
for public roads, three out of four
light truck tires applied for; K.
M. Palmer, transporter of mail
and school children, 2 passenger
tires; Town of Waynesville, re
pair maintenance light department,
1 light truck tire, and 1 light
Edd Woody, hauler of raw forest
products, 1 truck tube; Fred In-
man, practicing minister, 1 pass
tire and 1 pass tube, (obsolete) ;
man, practicing minister, l paBs
Carl Rogers, hauler of raw forest
products, a truck tire recaps.
The following applications were
not granted due to the fact that
they were considered unqualified:
Mrs. Ceme Ferguson, 1 pass tube;
Tom Grasty, a pass tire; Emer
son McCracken, 1 pass tire and
1 pass tube. The application of
Joe Carver for 1 light truck tire
was not granted as the quota was
Night Air Raid
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order that each group might teach
those affected to evacuate build
ings quickly and in order.
Mr. Clark reported that splen
did results were given from plants
and schools on Tuesday following
the trial. On the streets, how
ever, the people apparently paia
slight attention to the warning
1917, except for two years of Re
Our Washington correspondent,
in a dispatch yesterday said:
"Senator Bailey is already setting
up a statewide organization, and
Dersonal friends and party lead-
ers who visit Washington are talk
I insr over campaign plans with him.
Congressman Zebulon Weaver J He is determined to organize and
bag no opposition in the Democratic ' fight, rather than risk a political
Winners In County
- (Continued on back page)
Frankie Mease, of Spring Hill win
ner, who spoke on "Possibilities of
Christian Growth;" in the adult
Bible readers- contest, with John
Shipman, of Canton, leader, Mrs,
George Henson, of Spring Hill and
Mrs. E. H. Balentine, of Waynes
ville, were the winners.
In the intermediate Bible sword
drill, with Rev. Gay Chambers in
charge, winners were Ruby Blazier
and Gerlene Allen Chambers, of
Spring Hill; in the junior group
with Mrs. Gay Chambers leader,
Betty Matthews, Margaret Gray,
Katherine Rhinehart, and Olene
Griffin, of Spring Hill, won in the
demonstration memory drill.
primary, and in the laii wiu oe
opposed by Gola P. Ferguson, Re
publican of Cullowhee. Congress
man Weaver has been in office since
Pearl Harbor by Mr. Fountain,
who has his own inimitable way
of covering ground, seeing people
I and shaking hands."
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137 WAYNESVILLE, N. C.
Fisher Rites Held
r unerai services were held on
last Wednesday afternoon at 3
o'clock at the Fines Creek Baptist
church for Mrs. Josephine Fisher,
79, who died at the home of her
son at 6 o'clock a. m on Tuesday
17th. Rev. Jarvis Teague, Rev.
Yoder Davis, and Rev. Kennedy
Messer officiated. Burial was in
the cemetery nearby.
Serving as pallbearers were
grandsons as follows: Raymond
Greene, Boice Greene, Carl Green,
Floyd Fisher, Robert Fisher, and
Mrs. Fisher had been a life long
resident of Haywood county and
was beloved by her family and a
large circle of friends.
Surviving are 'five sons: Bob,
Lawrence, Cleve, Thurman and
Von Fisher; three daughters, Mrs.
Kobert Green, Mrs. Taylor Rogers,
and Mrs. Frazier Price; one sister,
Mrs. Laura Messer; 49 grand
children and 18 great grandchildren.
Following Men In
This column is devoted to news of
men serving their country. Such
news is solicited from parents and
friends of these men. When writing,
be sure to sign your name.
"Remember Pearl Harbor"
Question: Does lespedeza make
better growth where lime and phos
phate have been applied on the
Answer: Not only is the les
pedeza benefited, but the crops
following it are benefited. With
better sods and more organic mat
ter, the yields of corn and small
grain can be increased. Lepedeza
furnishes about one-half of the
tame hay produced in North Carolina.
Question: When is the deadline
for filing applications for conser
vation and parity payments under
the 1941 AAA program?
Answer: E. Y. Floyd, AAA ex
ecutive assistant, says these ap
plications must be filed by March
31. Payments will not be made
if applications are filed later than
that date. The signing must take
place at the AAA office in the
county in which the farm is located.
However, checks will be mailed di
rectly to farmers this year in
stead of the grower having to
come to the county AAA office
when the check arrives.
Men Made During Week
The following classifications and
reclassifications of men under the
selective draft service have been
announced by the local draft board
for the Waynesville area wnicn
were made this week:
For their first classification Wil
lie Taylor was put in Class 1-A;
Buford Bolding Ferguson in Class
1-B; William Coffin Willett, (vol
unteer), Class 1-C; Ned Dillard
Howell, (volunteer), Class 1-C;
Aaron Russell Class 2-A.
Reclassifications were Grady
TheodoTfe Frisby to Class 1-.A;
James Frank Berry, volunteer, to
Class 1-C from 1-A; Thomas Earl
Blalock, to Class 1-C from 1-A;
Roy John Trantham, Class 3-A con
tinued. Grady Allen Down, to Class 3-A
from 1-A; Johnnie Poston, contin
ued in Class 3A ; Robert Carl Car
penter, to Class 3-A from 1-A;
Carroll Mack Brown, to 1-A from
1-H; Estus Rathbone, Class 4-F
continued; Glenn Moody Steven
son, to Class 4-F from 1-H.
Lt. Wayne Corpening
Home For Week-end
Lt. Wayne Corpening, of the 39th
Infantry APO No. 9, stationed at
Fort Brag, spent the week-end
here and in Mills River, where
he visited his family. Lt. Corp
ening was former Haywood county
farm agent and held a commission
in the reserve Corps.
Private Sam C. Welch
Now At Camp Wolters
Private Sam C. Welch, who vol
unteered for the service several
weeks ago and was inducted at Fort
Leavenworth, Kans., is now sta
tioned at Camp Wolters, Texas.
Prior to his entering the service
Private Welch was with the exam
ing division of the Federal Home
Loan Bank, with Headquarters in
Topeka, Kans. His territory ex
tending from Southern Dakota to
Prvt. Paul II. Reeves
Visits Family at Home
Pvt. Paul H. Reeves, of Fort
Jackson, spent the week-end witfy
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. R.
Reeves, at their home on Cove
Creek. Pvt. Reeves was inducted
into the service at Fort Bragg,
where he was stationed for three
months prior to his transfer to
Bill Ray Stationed
Now At Camp Stewart
Bill Ray has been transferred
from Fort Bragg and is now at
Camp Stewart, Ga., in the anti-air
craft coast artillery.
Lt. James Harden Howell
Stationed at Fort Jackson
Lt. James Harden Howell, Jr.,
who has been stationed for the
past three months at Fort Benning,
Ga., has recently been transferred
to Fort Jackson. Lt. Howell spent
a few days here with his parents,
Major and Mrs. J. H. Howell, dur
ing the past week.
Two Haywood Men
Enlist In U. S. Navy
John Stokes Ray, of Waynes
ville and Fred Lawson Bumgar-
ner, of Canton, route 2, have re
cently been accepted for service
in the U. S. Navy according to an
announcement released by the re
cruiting station in Asheville.
Corporal Medford Scruggs has
returned to Camp Gordon after
spending several days here with
relatives and friends.
P. F. C. Robert Cope, Jr., son
of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cope, of
Hazelwood, who has been stationed
for the past 18 months at Fort
Jackson with Co. H, 120th Infan
try, has been transferred to the
30th Reconnaissance Troops at
Ralph Chambers Now
Serving In Air Corps
Ralph Chambers, 22-year-old son
of Mr. William Chambers, Jr., of
Hazelwood, has recently been trans
ferred from Keesler Field, Miss.,
to the 67th Bomb Squadron, at
Barksdale Field, La. He. will
spend sometime there, and then will
be sent to Las Vegas, Nevada, for
further training in a gunner's
school. He will then return to his
squadron at Barksdale Field, for
He will be remembered as having
attended Waynesville high school,
afterwards going to Carlisle Mili
tary School, Bamberg, S. C, for
two years. For the past several
years, he has been employed at
Mt. Holly, N. J.
Ralph volunteered the day
after war was declared, and says
he likes army life so well that he
wishes he had enlisted long before
that time. He describes his first
four hours spent in the air on a
bomber with "Oh, boy, what a
The Dowager Queen Mary, mother
of King George VI, is shown holding
her latest grandchild, the infant son
of the Duke and Duchess of Glouces
ter, when the baby was christened at
a private chapel in the country. The
youngster was named William Hen
ry Andrew Frederick.
Glenn Scruggs Leave Fort
Bragg for West Coast
Private Glenn Scruggs, who
has been stationed at Fort Bragg
for nearly two years, has recently
been transferred for duty to the
Pacific coast. Pvt. Scruggs is the
son of Lee Scruggs, of Waynes
ville, and the late Mrs. Scruggs.
Private David Boyd, Jr.s spend
ing a 10-day furlough at his home
on Jonathan Creek.
Private Woodrow Arrineton. of
the U. S. Air Corps, spent the past
ten days here with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs, Will Arrington. Pvt. Ar-r
rintrton is stationed at the flvinsr
field at Tampa, Fla.
Charlie Curtis has returned to
Fort Jackson after spending a few
days with his family and friends.
During the last war more than
200,000 meals were served aboard
the Leviathan on a single voyage.
Wonder where the little cubby
hole is that Secretary Stimson
stored Lindbergh in.
"We wonder how DeoDle described
a litter of puppies before someone
coined the words 'cute' and 'cunning'.
Duke Blue Devils
Lose Wade, As He
Enlists In Army
Wallace Wade, director of ath
letics and head football coach at
Duke University, has been com
missioned a major in the U. S.
army and has to report at Fort
Bragg on March 28, Duke officials
Simultaneous with the announce
ment of Wade's commission Duke
officials announced that Edmund
(Eddie) Cameron had been made
acting director of athletics and
acting head coach of football.
Cameron had been the football
backfield coach under Wade and
coach of varsity basketball.
Wade was a captain of cavalry
in the World War and it was in
dicated would probably be assign
ed duties in the field artillery.
Coach Wade accepted his post at
Duke in January, 1931, shortly
after his great University of Ala
bama football team had defeated
Washington State, 28-0 in the Rose
Bowl at Pasadena, California.
His record as football mentor
places him among, the foremost
minds in America. Over , eleven
seasons, his Duke teams won 85
games, lost only 19, and tied 3.
They captured the Southern con
ference championship six times. :
Wade's lifetime coaching rec
ord beginning with his tenure at
Fitzgerald-Clarke in 1919 is 177
' victories, 36 defeats and 8 ties,
j Wade produced two Rose Bowls
teams at Duke the 1938 eleven,
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of last week here with Mrs. Mit
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Corporal John Hill, of Fort
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Corporal Charles Curtis, of Fort
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