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THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Conn Breaks Hand In
Tilt With Father-ln-Law
Now that Billy Conn has broken
his hand on his father-in-law's
lead in a fight that started out as
a "kiss-and-make-up," and the late
June or early July fight with Joe
Louis, which veteran fight men
figured would have drawn at least
three-quarters of a million dollars,
will have to be cancelled.
Of course, Promoter Mike Jacobs
says Billy'll get a return shot at
Bomber in September, but no one
knows whether it'll be as "hot" an
attraction then or whether condi
tions will be such as to permit these
two soldier boys to hold a big out
door fight. Meantime, the June or
July title chance will go to some
one else, probably Robert Pastor
in New York, Cleveland or Chicago.
Billy had just gone to his Pitts
burgh home for the christening of
his month-old son, David Phil
lip, when his father-in-law, former
National League outfielder Jimmy
Smith, summoned Conn through a
friend to the Smith home to
straighten out their differences.
The invitation to talk it over
came by phone to Billy at his
home from Art Rooney, Pitts-
Behind the Men
Behind the Guns
More than 1,000 Southern
Bell employes nowproudly
, wear the uniform of Amer-
ica's armed forces.
Behind them, ably do-
Log their put, 26,300 inten-
lively trained fellow tele
i phone workers, efficiently
' serve their country at home.
No in uniform but en-
gaged in a task no less vital
to the national war effort
;- constantly maintaining
the efficiency of the far
i flung communication lines
j of a country faced with its
I greatest emergency.
Nor have these loyal
workers at home neglected
the duty of ev ery American.
They have already bought
$415,000 of war bonds,
i maturity value, and are
I subscribing over $117,000
i every month for additional
i bonds concrete evidence
i that these thousands of
; men and women are in
I every way "behind the mem
! behind the guns." .;Jz35i3
W. L. LAMPKIN, Manager
Souther n Bell Telephore
flflD TELEGRAPH COmPRil!)
Ratcliff Cove News
Mrs. Mark Galloway and son,
James, and Mrs. J. S. Davis spent
last week visiting Lee Davis and
family at Richmond, Va. They al
so visited Harry and Moody Da
vis at Leaksville.
A special Mother's Day program
was held Sunday at Ratcliff Cove
Baptist church. Rev. Howard Hall
Verlon Dills, of Fontana, visit
ed friends here this week-end.
Mrs. Laura Caldwell, of Buffalo,
S. C, spent Sunday with her
father, G. H. Palmer.
burgh pro football and fight pro
moter, and friend of both.
"I went to Smith's house as Art
asked," Billy related. "Then
Smith said, "You and I have got
some things to talk over. Let's go
in the kitchen."
"When we got there, he started
to holler at me. I told him to
talk quietly, that I could hear.
Then he said 'Aren't you scared of
me?' I told him I wasn't scared of
anybody, particularly him. Then
it started. I hit him on the head,
and that's when I broke my hand.
It only lasted a few minutes be
fore friends separated us. In the
confusion, my shirt was ripped off
and I wound uo with just my tie
around my neck."
During the scrap Billy received:
(1) a metacarpal fracture of the
lpft. hand. 12) a deen cash in his
right forearm when his right fist
went through a window, (3) a sore
scalp from having his hair nearly
Joe Louis hasn't much hair to
yank, but it might not be such a
bad idea to put Smith up against
him. . . .
NOTICE OF SALE
Under and by virtue of the
power of sale contained in a cer
tain deed of trust, executed by
William P. Dodds and wife, Jennie
C. Dodds, to William Medford, trus
tee for the First National Bank of
Waynesville, North Carolina, dated
the 18th day of March, 1941, re
corded in Deeds of Trust Book No.
48, page 7, Offices of the Register
of Deeds for Haywood County,
North Carolina, the undersigned
will offer for sale at public auc
tion to the highest bidder for cash
the following described real proper
ty, on the 18th day of May, 1942,
at 12 o'clock Noon at the Court
house Door in Waynesville, Hay
wood County, North Carolina:
BEGINNING at a stake on the
Southeast Margin of Welch Street
100.4 feet Southeasterly from the
Southwest intersection of Haywood
and Welch Streets, and runs thence
S. 24 01' E. 113.2 feet to-a stake;
thence S. 65 59' W. 60 feet to a
stake; thence with the line between
lots 6 and 7 N. 24 01' W. 113.2 to
said Welch Street: thence with
the Southeast margin of Welch
Street N. 65 69' E. 60 feet to the
BEGINNING, being lots 6 and 6
in Block "A" of the C. A. George
property in Waynesville, and being
the same lots conveyed Dy u. A.
George to R. G. Rathbone by deed
dated June 8th, 1926, and recorded
in Deed Book 74, page 8, to which
reference is hereby made,
Being also the same property
conveyed by Moses Osborne and
wife, Lizzie Osborne to William
P. Dodds and wife, Jennie C,
Dodds, recorded in Deed Book ,
page . Office of the Register of
Deeds of Haywood County, North
This the 18th day of April, 1942.
No. 1177 -April 23-30-May 7-14
HELLO SPORT FANS! Recently our President asked
the nation's newspaper reporters to name the war that we
are now in . . . hundreds" of names have been sent in .
such as the "War of Survival" . . . but none of these seemed
quite to fit.
In this week's Colliers magazine we think is the
President's answer . . . the poem was written by Carl
Byoir ... and the idea was born out of the riight that
Joe Louis, along with Wendell Willkie, spoke at the
Madison Square Garden for a Navy Relief Society show
on March 10, 1942 ...
Registration books for Primary or General Elec
tion will be open at several voting places in the various
precincts in Haywood County on May 2,-1942; May
9, 1942; and May 16, 1942. Challenge Day will be the
following Saturday, May 23, 1942, and Primary Elec
tion will be held May 30, 1942.
Hours on above dates when the Registration
Books will be open are from 9 o'clock a. m. until
GUDGER BRYSON, Chmn.,
Haywood County Board of Elections
And said that this really was a
And made it come true,
That white men and black men
were all free.
That here it didn't make any
About a man's race or creed or
where all men were free.
Maybe those words were stamped
On your great grandfather's heart,
And maybe they were burned into
And maybe he came to love
And to cherish its freedoms
More than some people who just
And so, maybe, you just felt what
And so you named the war.
This is God's War.
This is not the first time
That someone like Hitler
Thought he was bigger than God,
Or that someone like Hirohito
Thought he was God.
The whole history of mankind
Has been a history of struggle
Against men like this.
And that's why we can be sure
That we are on God's side,
Because in the long run the people
Who are on God's side
Have always won
The rights of free men
were not won all at once.
God has been fighting these wars
As long as there have been men
to set free.
Through all the dark centuries
A lot of people believed
Joe, you have named the war.
I don't think you knew
That you were naming the war,
But you named it.
You named it when you said,
We are going to win
Because we are on God's side."
You were right, Joe,
And you lyive named the war.
This is God's War.
Maybe you read in the newspapers
Thut the President asked the re
To name the war.
Our President is a very great man,
But he does not know very much
about whom to ask
To name wars.
Reporters, Joe, are men who think
with their heads.
No one could name this war out of
It had to be named out of the heart
and out of the soul,
And out of some instinct that
Thousands and thousands of years ;
Back through all the struggle of
To establish the rights
That we are fighting to keep now
But you were right, Joe.
You named the war.
This is God's War. v
Maybe you are the first human
being in five thousand years
Who was not too conceited in
naming a war.
For in all the wars that men have
fought in the past.
Men on both sides said, "God is on
I think you are the only man in
Who ever said, "We are on God's
Of course I know, Joe,
That you were not thinking about
naming a war.
You just put into words something
- that you felt
Way down inside of you.
So Jmaybe it was your great
Who named the war.
I imagine he was born a free man,
And then someone brought him to
And made a slave out of him.
And maybe through the long nights
Of being free again
Because he knew the bitterness
And the agony of slavery.
He knew the value of freedom
And wanted it again.
And maybe he was there, Joe,
When Abraham Lincoln wrote the
LOCAL BOY TOPS IN SPORTS
We were very pleased the other day when we received
a letter from Earle Brinkley, sports editor of Brevard Col
lege, telling us of one of our local boys who is making quite
a name for himself in the field of sports.
He is Billy Medford, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy B.
Medford, Route 2, Waynesville. Billy has made a name
for himself as an end on the football team and was also
an outstanding basketball player.
At the present he is captain of the track team and has
been the high scorer for the Brevard team in all their meets
He is reported to be one of the best all-round track
men in junior college competition. He is outstanding
in the high hurdles, low hurdles, broad jump, high jump,
220-yard dash and the 100-yard dash, and in the State
Junior College-track meet which is to be held May 16
at High Point, he is expected to set up new records in
the high hurdles and the low hurdles.
We're rooting for you, Bill! Thanks, Mr. Brinkley . . .
This column would be glad to hear from any one who knows
about any other local boy or girl who is making good in
sports. . . ... - "
For The Tourists
Asheville and Western North
Carolina will have their first taste
of night baseball this year when
the Tourists return home Friday
night, May 15, to open a week's
stand at McCormick Field.
Beginning with Friday night's
game with Norfolk, all games, ex
cept on Sundays, will be played at
night until further notice, and the
starting time will be 8 p. m.
Bill Delancey expects to bring
an improved Asheville team back
to McCormick Field Friday. The
additions of First Baseman Jack
Angle and Outfielder Dick Sisler
are expected to strengthen the club
considerably. Angle, who was a
star performer here on Asheville's
last championship club in 1939,
has been secured on option from
Columbus, Ohio, of the American
Association, and Sisler, who play
ed good ball for the Tourists last
season, is coming on option from
Houston of the Texas League.
Dependents To Be
Sufficient men must be provided
for the armed forces, and there is
also need for persons to maintain
war production and other essential
activities. Induction of men into
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I uie supply ui puyicaiiy-iu men
available for military service under
current policies, it was pointed out
this week by the local draft board.
It is reported that there are
shortages already of trained, qual
ified, or skilled persons for essen
tial war activities. To fill the needs
of the armed forces and essential
activities, the government is forced
to look in a large part to those who
have been deferred for dependency.
As a result the local board points
out that there will be a number of
changes in the deferment status
of many registrants.
Before men deferred for depen
dency are inducted, there, will first
be selected all men who can be made
available for military service under
current policies and standards.
Many registrants deferred for de
pendency under liberal peacetime
policies will no longer be deferred
under current dependency policies,
according to the local draft board.
When all available under the cur
rent policies have been called and
the requirements of the armed
forces or essential activities still
have not been met, the government
must secure additional men by re
examining present policies, main
ly those affecting dependency de
ferments, so the local draft board
The national headquarters will
Increase War Food
36 To 160 Per Cent
Farm Security Administration
borrowers in North Carolina are
increasing their food production
this year far in excess of depart
ment state-wide goals, said Glenn
Boyd, chairman of the Haywood
county war board, pointing to
figures just released from state
headquarters indicating increases
in essential farm commodities
ranging from 36 to 160 per cent.
The figures were tabulated from
individual, 1942 farm plans, of
families using FSA credit and
planning services, and indicate in
creases for this year over and
(a J In Class 3-A shall be placed
any registrant upon whose earn
ings one or more persons depend
for support in a reasonable manner
and who is not engaged in an ac
tivity either essential to the war
production program or essential to
the support of war effort.
(b) In Class 3-B shall be placed
any registrant upon whose earn
ings one or more persons depend
for support in a reasonable manner
and who is engaged in an activi
ty either essential to the war pro
duction program or essential to
the support of the war effort.
In considering the classification
of registrants in Class 3-A or Class
3-B, it will not be necessary to de
termine whether the registrant is
a "necessary man" but only to de
termine whether he is engaged in a
non-essential activity f in which
case he shall be classified in Class
That freedom for mankind was not! keep in touch with the local board
But they were wrong, Joe.
Men have come out of the darkness,
Men who believed in God,
And after a while, because they
believed in God,
They knew they could win back
But always, Joe, it was a struggle.
Winning it and losing it, and
winning it back again.
Everyone knows that here in
We had to fight to be free;
And we had to fight to stay free;
And we are fighting now to stay
What too many of us forgot, Joe,
Was just what you have reminded
That freedom is part of God's plan
So, if we want to be free men now,
Let us all pray for faith
And wisdom and strength
To fight through to glorious victory
On God's side.
In God's War.
and advise them as men are needed.
Local boards and appeal agencies
are considered the best judges of
local conditions and situations,
such as, what constitutes reasona
bly adequate support in the com
munity, and whether or not the
registrant is providing support in
a reasonable manner.
As a result a reclassification of
Class 3-A and 3-B will be made, to
prepare for the possibility that
need for manpower : may require
the induction of many regristrants
with dependents, the selective ser
vice regulations have been amended
to divide Class 3-A into two class
ifications, Class 3-A and Class 3-B
NOTICE OF SALE
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT.
HAYWOOD COUNTY AND
TOWN OF CANTON
J. H. VAUGHN.
Under and by virtue of a judg
ment in the above entitled cause
in the Superior Court of Haywood
County, North Carolina, on April
20th, 1942, the undersigned Com
missioner will on June 8, 1942, at
12 o'clock Noon at the Courthouse
door in the Town of Waynesville,
Haywood County, North Carolina,
sell at public auction to the high
est bidder for cash, subject to the
confirmation of the court, the one
half undivided interest of the
following described real property,
belonging to J, H. Vaughn, which
said property is located in the Town
of Canton, Haywood County, North
Carolina, and more particularly
described as follows:
BEGINNING on a stake, the
Southeast corner of the Standard
Oil Company lot, and runs with said
line N. 72' 45' W. 81.5 feet to a
stake in the North Margin of Birch
Street, then with said margin of
said street, S. 80 30' E. 55 feet
to a stake, then N. 11 30' E. 106
feet to the BEGINNING, being a
part of the property conveyed to
Ray Byers and wife, Ethel Byers,
from Fred Newman and wife, by
deed dated Feb. 4, 1927, recorded
in Book 74, page 316, in the Office
of the Register of Deeds for Hay
wood County, North Carolina.
Being the same property con
veyed by Ray Byers and wife,
Ethel Byers, to J. H. Vaughn and
wife, Hilda Vaughn, by deed dat
ed the 5th day of April, 1927, rer
corded in Deed Book 71, page 462,
recorded in the Office of the Regis
ter of Deeds for Haywood County,
This the 25th day of April, 1942.
No. 1182 May 14-21-28-June 1
Clyde Woman's Club Hj
Program On "Health
Defense- Three JoJ01
The Clyde Woman's ciuK V
their May meetine with v J
FisV with Mrs. GSVi
sociate hostess recently
The program was in "cw
Mrs. Guy Medford, and t&.
was "Health for Defense TH
those taking part were V
ris and Mrs. Pat Cole Ps!
The club voted to
with Mrs. J. M. CavanaiVt?"
effort for the Red Cross ttkt
Three new members wen.
to the club, Mrs, LewL
Mrs. Simon Downs ami
freshmen " '
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iliea in l77 V " y lnesafad
The farm dans shnm . .'
cent increase in garden acreal
a. 160 per cent increase in
to peanuts for oil and seed ,
uuel ur more items in behwJ
There ,s a 43.8 1 per cent 3
in milk.- amnnnt ni.
of 4,268,400 gallonVfor 1
North Carolina families famvl
under the FSA
73.7 per cent increase in
amounting to an increase of 1
4P.fi 7nn Hn ti.. M 4
revised state-wide goal is .
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NOTICE OF SALE
NORTH CAROLINA, I
IN THE SUPERIOR COUP.
nnimuuu CUUJNTY AND
TOWN OF HAZELW00D.
vs. " .
HELOISE G. JONES AND Hl'd
oajnu, w. u. JUNES, JR
Under and by virtue of m
ment in the above entitled
the Superior Court of HayijJ
ouniy, onn uarolina, on Apr!
20th, 1942, the undersigned CoJ
missioner will on May 25, l?3
at 12 o'clock Noon at the Coonf
house door in the Town of Wal
nesville, Haywood Conntv. nJi
caroima, sen at public auction tf
tne nignest bidder for cash nil
ject to the confirmation of the coir
the following discribed real prop
erty, belonging to Heloise G. Jone
and Husband, W. D. Jones, Jr
which said property is located i
the Town of Hazelwood, Haywoof
particularly described as follofil
BEGINNING at a stake ontkl
South side oi Gnmball Drive, com
er of lots 7, 8 and 12, and m
thence with the line between lot!
7 and 8, S. 2 W. 283 feet to til
North margin of Georgia Avennef
thence with the North margin d
said Avenue S. 2 E. 100 feet to
stake; thence N. 2 E. 290 Ui
to said Gnmball Drive; thence til
the South margin of said drill
100 feet to the BEGINNING. bJ
ing lot Nq. 8 in Block XVIII f
Grimball Park, as per survey anl
plat of John N. Shoolbred, mil
December, 1922, and recorded i
Map Book No. B. Index G, QfM
of Register of Deeds for Haywool
Being the same property cof
veyed by H. L. Liner and wn
Henrietta Liner, and W. L La"1
km and wife, Mary E. Laropkj
to Mrs. Heloise Grady Jones, b
deed dated the 18th day of Jai
uary, 1926, recorded in Deed M
70, page 355, Office of the Kef
ter of Deeds for Haywood Coun:
This the 25th day of April, m
No. 1183 April 30-May 7-lj
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Revival Services Being
Held Nightly At Maggie .
Rev. Jarvis Underwood, pastor
of the Maggie Baptist church, is
conducting a two-week revival at
the church assisted by the Rev.
L. N. Stevens.
Services are held each night at
8:30 and the public is cordially in
vited to attend.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to extend our thanks
for the kindness and sympathy, also
for the beautiful flowers, shown to
us during our recent sorrow.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Messer
The easiest way to increase the
number of law violators is to in
crease the number of laws.
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the ravages of time and weather . . . Our paints are designed to lengthen the life
and beauty of your home. '
MASSIE MAR ED WARE
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