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f HE W A YNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
JjgHlHTEAR NO. 24 Twelve Pages
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 1942
$1.75 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
ar Bond Sales Hit
15,000 In NineDays
Lk.,iS Are That HW-
s Quota ui 4i,ouw
orjune Will Be Reached.
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iin 6 . . . i. i
L has gotten (lown 10 wo
j, the June t"i"
bonds. ... ., '. .
UuKh last night, tne rirsi
,nal Bank ana we
cost office nau sum ......
nXi in tne nrnc .-.
oorts from Canton haa not
that Haywoou win mkiu
a eet by the federal treaury.
,Mthan Woody, president of
Fim National Bank, reported
sale of $13,537.50 for the nine
i 'in Jnue, and the post office
, had sold $1,143.25. ;''
krlie Ray, chairman ior me
mod County War bavings
r was gratified at the response
month, toiiowing tne purunutse
Ure than $60,000 last month.
Ray issued tne ioiiowmg
ent appeal to all committee
kere of the county yesterday:
111 pledges obtained by corn
tee workers for War Saving
Ids and stamps should return
books to their respective
Eie chairman in turn are ra
id to turn their reports,
plete for their committee, into
u I am instructed to forward
t reports into the state chair-
h in the immediate future.
(Your county chairman thanks
pi and every worker for your
The co-operation received has
k remarkably fine. ,
Hiywood county has made a
u itart, having surpassed her
ft for May. We. mustMo like-
for June and each month
rcfter. , As reported injf The
untaineer last week, our quota
June is $41,800. Our soldiers
sailors are doing their part,
must do ours."
.Theo. Smith Is
:Meral services were held yes
ly afternoon in Maryville,
5h for Amos Theodore Smith,
. of Mr. and Mrs. .T. V.
'til, of the Francis Cove sec-
who, was accidentaly killed
Sir. Smith was employed bv the
Company which conducted a
national, center: in Marwille.
had been residing in the West
'he past three years.
Wiving are Vur Tiarenra v
'hers ail of whom are iA the
Pei and two sisters.
Law On Main Street
To Start Monday
Starting Monday, motorists will
have to make plans to use private
parking lots, or unrestricted park
ing zones, if they plan to remain
On Main street longer than 30
minutes, between nine and six
Violation of the 30-minute limit
will bring a summons hailing the
motorist into police court.
All trucks are also being warned
to use the back alley for loading
All Trained Nurses
In County Urged To
All the nurses in Haywood coun
ty are urged to attend the con
ference to be held in the Welch
Memorial building of the First
Baptist church here on Friday
night by Mrs. W. H. F. Millar,
ehairman of the home nursing in
the Haywood Red Cross chapter,
Mrs. Ruth Frantz, Red Cross
nursing consultant from the Na
tional headquarters in Washing
ton will be the speaker. The
meeting will not be open to the
public and only the executive com
mittee of the local Red Cross
chapter has been invited . to join
the nurses. ..:
The conference is of vital im
portance to all trained Sureties,
according to Mrs, Millar, whowis
urging that the all . attend aud
hear the message of Mrs. Frantz
will bring to them from the na
Ml. G. Stamiv Pat font
r'-M. G. Stampv wVm linger.
8 Serious nnprotln.. ot ihn
Ney-Long Hospital in Greens
P on Sunday, is reported to be
Mr: -Sun, i..j
wnati's Collet-P nf Mio TTni-
tfl0 North Carolina to at-
outn anniversary cere-
n'W and wna tob ill cl. ...:n
. v , yitu in, Olie Will
r awe to come home for some
yV as k,arnel from her
Here On June 18
The Catholic Evidence Guild of
Rosary College, River Forest, 111.,
will conduct a revival in Waynes
ville from Thursday, June 18,
through Saturday, June 20.
Catholic Evidence work is just
another name for street preaching.
About eight years ago the Rosary
College for Girls, organized a
class for Catholic Evidence training.-
For the past seven summers a
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oni SligH Stroke ; :
F. Cabe, who was Ktrirkon
on' vie.iast week, is
,1v'ea maklng progress toward
er5. n was learned yesterday.
WWK he has hpen oKl
Z . PMch at ha home on
Kt WT.r'-f': She Verted a
hr W ti- a ln Th Mountai
Yi thm 110 time, the box was
1 . !f.S feaIi2ed om the sale
HE ti .JRNITURE IN
Revival Starts Sunday
At Barberville Church
Rev. Eugene Moore, pastor-elect
of the Barberville Baptist church,
will begin a revival on Sunday, the
14th. The services will open at
8 o'clock with a half hour of sing
ing, and at 8:00 o'clock the preach
ing will begin.
Coming For Meeting Friday
I i i I
K v. ht hi urn ' mm '
R. W. SHOFFNER, farm spe
cialist of Raleigh, wil lhead the
30 farm specialists on a tour of farm sp,cialists her
four Haywood farms Friday.
DR. I. 0. SCHAUB, dean Of the
agricultural school, State College,
and head of extension work in
North Carolina, will be among the
145 Fur Animals Eat A
Horse Every 3 Weeks
Tonight At Meet
T. M. Green, commander of the
18th district, is expected to be
present for the annual installa
tion of officers at the American Le
gion meeting of Haywood post,
No. 47, tonight Mr. Green will
install the following officers;
' Rltfert i H. Gibson, commander;
J. C. Patrick, first vice command
er; Charles B. McCrary, second
vice commander; Leo J. Martel,
third vice commander; Frank E.
Worthington, adjutant; Rev, S. R.
Crockett, chaplain; and John E.
Jones, sergeant at arms.
All Legionnaires are urged to
be present at the meeting which
will open at 8 o'clock tonight.
Betty Bradley Will
Attend "Tar Heel
Miss Betty Bradley, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Bradley, has
been selected to represent the local
American Legion Auxiliary at the
"Tar Heel Girls' State," to be held
next week at the Woman's College
of the University of North Caroli
na, it was learned from Mrs. J. C.
Brown, chairman of education in
the group. .
Miss Bradley, who is a member of
the junior class of the local high
school, will leave the last of the
week for Greensboro. ,
The purpose of the week is to
train youth in leadership and in
form them of the workings of the
envprnment. A president, senate,
Ml, and Mrs. Robt. Millar and house members will be elected
at the beginning ana win junction
governing body during tne
To Reside in Baltimore
Mr, and Mrs. Robert Millar have
gone to Baltimore to make their
home where the latter has re
cently accepted a position. Mr.
and Mrs. Millar have been re
siding here with the former's par
ents since Mr. and Mrs. W. H. F.
ents since Mr. and Hrs. W. H. F.
Millars following the former's
graduation from State College
Mrs. Claude Haynes Is
Mrs. Claudej A. Haynes, who un
derwent an operation during the
week at the Norburn Hospital in
Asheville, is reported to be improv
Training Union Service
Held At First Baptist
Church On Sunday Night
A Training Union recognition
service was held on Sunday night
at the First Baptist church here
with Roy Black well, union direc
tor, in charge of the program.
Each department presented
playlets and pageants illustrating
some phase of work their group
centered around the general theme:
"Echoes of the Training Union."
Around one hundred were given
awards for work done in the
Member Of Gun Crew Who Fired
1st U. S. Shot In War Known Here
On May 28th, The Mountaineer
published a two column picture of
a gun crew on the destroyer Ward
Burrows, with the explanation that
the crew had fired the first shot
from an American gun in this war.
The crew went into action imme
diately after Jap planes started
bombing Pearl Harbor on Decem
Little did The Mountaineer
realize that one of the men in that
picture had a wide circle of friends
and relatives in Haywood.
A letter this week from his moth
er, Mrs. F. H. Bullock, of Fal
mouth, Va., revealed that the man
in the center was her son, Har
wood, who has been in Honolulu
for two years. He is 24, and the
grandson of W. Henderson Jones,
and the late Mrs. Jones.
Gunner Bullock has visited fre
quently in this county.
His mother heard from him two
weeks ago, and he was getting
Ned Moody Has Thriving
Fur Farm On Soco Gap
Road; Has Four Kinds of
One horse, ground up fine
bones and all,
A sure enough horse, and this
is no joke.
It is just the usual order from
Ned Moody, as he prepares to feed
his 145 fur bearing animals for
the next three weeks. The husky
little rascals are .now ' eating .a
third of a horse a wek, and thrive
Mr. Moody is operating the only
fur farm in Haywood. He has it
established at Moody Farm, on the
Soco Gap road, and right now he
is busy getting pelts ready for
the June auction sale in New
Mink makes up the larger part
of his animals. There are now 108
on the farm. Each in a separate
cage, about two feet square and
six feet long. Mink, as you prob
ably know, have very little love for
each other, and have to be kept
separate. Otherwise they would
get into each other's fur, and that
would mean a loss to the owner.
Mink grow fast, and when their
eyes open at five or six weeks, they
are half grown. At six months
they have reached their maturity,
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Lake Point To
A Good Season
With cottage Owners arriving
daily and a conference of 150
students now in session prospects
begin to indicate that the season
at the Methodist Assembly at Lake
Junaluska will compare favorably
with Other years.
The official opening of this pop
ular religious center will be on
June 21, designated as Haywood
County Day, when Josephus Dan
iels, former ambassador to Mexi
co and former secretary of the U.
S. Navy, will be the main speaker
at the auditorium.
On the opening day Dr. W. A.
Lanibeth, pastor of Central Meth
odist church, of Asheville, and
superintendent of the Assembly,
will preside. There will be a spe
eial musical program for the day
urranged by the music director.
Mrs. Katherine Atkins, assist
ant superintendent and assistant
treasurer, stated yesterday that
she had received a message from
Mr, Daniels saying he and Mrs.
Daniels would arrive around the
middle of June to occupy their
summer home at the lake.
Rev. W. L. Hutchins, superin
tendent of the Waynesville district
of the Western North Carolina
conference, will deliver the ser
mon at the evening service.
The citizens of Haywood county
are cordially invited by the assem
the morning and evening service
on Haywood County Day, which is
always the official opening of the
Chairman Of TVA
DAVID E. L1LIENTHAL, chair
nmn of TVA, will made a public
address at the court house here
Friday, evening at 8:30.
Draftees In 13th
Order Call To
Leave Here 22nd
The tentative list of men who
will leave here on June the 22nd, in
the 27th call from the government
under the selective draft system
and the 13th call from this area,
has been announced by the local
The men are scheduled to report
for induction at Fort Jackson, and
are to leave here by chartered bus
at 8 o'clock on Monday 22nd.
Following the arrangements for
departure in the office of the draft
board, a brief service will be held.
Two of the organizations of the
community will present the men
with gifts and they will be the
guests of Christ George at the
VVWNC Cafe for coffee and cook
There will be two volunteers in
the group as follows: William Don-
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Will Hold First
The Clyde stockyards will re
sume their regular auction sales
today at two o'clock, with Medford
Leatherwood, as auctioneer.
All types of livestock will be of
fered for sale.
The stockyards are owned and
operated by L. H. Bramlett, D. J.
Noland, Medford Leatherwood,
Jack Messer and Jonathan Woody.
H. C. Lindsley Reported
Improving From Illness
H. C. Lindsley, who suffered a
stroke three weeks ago, is report
ed to be much improved. While
still confined to his room he is
able to be up part of each day.
Building and Loan
To Sell War
Bonds and Stamps
: The North Carolina Building and
Loan League has announced that
L. N. Davis, secretary of the Hay
wood Home Building and Loan
Association, has been named chair
man for Haywood county to rep
resent the building and loan asso
ciations in this county.
Mr. Davis will assist in co-or
dinating the efforts of these insti
tutions with other agencies in
the sale of war bonds and stamps.
Many of the building and loan
associations of the. state have been
approved by the , Treasury De
partment as issuing agents, and
they are actively participating in
the sale and distribution of war
bonds and stamps, it was learned
from Mr. Davis.
Work Being Pushed
On Larger Quarters
For Union Clothing
Carpenters and painters are
pushing to completion, the new and
modern store which will be occu
pied soon by the Union Clothing
E. S. Slack, owner, said a larger
stock of merchandise would be
carried in the new store, which is
the former Harold Department
Robert Hall Now With
Cash Grocery, Hazelwood
Robert Hall, well known butch
er, is now manager of the market
at Cash Grocery in Hazelwood.
Mr. Hall was formerly connected
with West Brothers in Clyde, and
for several years: with the Food
Store in Waynesvile.
Haywood County Singing
Convention Meets 14th
The Haywood County Singing
convention will meet on Sunday,
June the 14th, at the Haywood
county court house. All singing
groups in the county are invited
to take part on the program, ac
cording to Ray Parker, who is m
charge of the arrangements.
Mrs. R. B. Davenport and young
l 11 (ri t iT .lano aro viitiflC7 rplfl-
tives and friends in-Chicago.
Over 11 Pounds Of
An average of 11 and one-half
pounds plus a fraction of a pound
of sugar for canning purposes
was granted citizens in the Way
nesville area during the two-day
canning sugar registration held
last week, according to Miss Winnie
Kirkpatrick, clerk of the ration
A total of 197,000 pounds was
allotted in the area, which was
based on the number of cans of
fruit and berries put up last year.
This total represents 3,341 units
or families, which in turn rep
resents around 17,000 individual
signers for war rationing cards.
This average of 11 and ope-half
pounds and a fraction over would
allow for individual consumption
dozens of jars of fruits and ber
ries, a nice number of glasses of
jelly, or a parcel of one's pet
The Waynesville area of the ra
tioning board includes the follow
ing communities: Waynesville,
Saunook, Allen's Creek, Hazelwood,
Maggie, Dellwood, Lake Junaluska,
Rock Hill, Fines Creek, Crabtree,
Mt. Sterling, Cataloochee and the
Pigeon street colored section.
While the exact figures of the
Canton area were not available, it
was learned that they ran the
Waynesville area a close second,:
indicative that the sweet tooth of
the Haywood county citizens will
not suffer even in face of sugar
Miss Louise Rotha
At Duke University
Miss Louise Rotha, who spent
the greater part of the winter and
spring here with her parents, is
now connected with the biological
chemistry department of Duke
Miss Rotha is a graduate of the
Woman's College of the University
of North Carolina. She received
her master's degree from the Uni
versity of Chicago and was work
ing on her doctor's degree at the
University of New York when she
had to give up her work on account
of her health.
She has had several years ex
perience in teaching in the high
schools of the state.
Specialists Will Be
Here For Address
Chairman Of TVA To
Make Public Address At
Court House At 8:30
A large audience of Western
North Carolinians, together with
farm specialists from seven
states, will hear David E. Lilien
thal, chairman of TVA in an ad
dress at the court house here Fri
day night at 8:30.
The meeting will especially ap
peal to farmers and indications
last night were that large groups
from every section of the county
The appearance of Mr. Lilien
thal here is being sponsored joint
ly by the Rotary and Lions cluba
of the city, prior to the address
at the court house, the two clubs
will be hosts to the visiting spc-
Tht high school band will
give a conrtrt from 8 to 8:30
in 'the court room prior to Mr.
cialists and other invited guests at
the Green Tree Tea Room in East
Waynesville for dinner, Included
arriong the visitors will be Col. J.
W. Harrelson, head of State Col
lege and Dr. I. O. Schaub, dean
of the agricultural school of State
College and R. W. Shoffner, farm
economist of Raleigh.
The county agents and agricul
tural leaders of this immediate
area have been invited to attend
the dinner and meeting.
Friday morning the group of 30
farm specialists, together with Mr.
Lilienthal, will make a tour of four
Hay wood farms. I he morning
visit will include a study of ac
complishments on the unit test
farm of A. J. McCracken on the
The group will return here for
lunch, and then go over into the
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Faculty For 1942-43
The teachers of the Clyde school
have been elected for the coming
school term of 1942-43, it was
learned here yesterday from Jack
Messer, county superintendent of
education. : Placements will be
announced at a later date.
The faculty of the school will
nclude C. C. Hanson, Mrs. Faya
Baiiwell Ghapman, Edward Eu
gene Francis, R. Cole Cannon,
Margaret White Barker, Hazel
Baldwin, W. L. Fitzgerald, Sara
Ann Long, Elizabeth McCracken.
Hattie Siler Freeman, Mrs. Mary
B. Brooks, Georgia Ingle Smath-
ers, Mrs. Bonnie F. Shooks, Mrs.
Ellen H. Haynes, Pauline Sentella
Goodson, Betty Jean Best, Mary
Jane Coward, Ruth Dotson, and
Welfare Board Hold
Joint Meeting Monday
A joint meeting of the county
board of commissioners and the
county welfare board was held
here on Monday. The budget for
the welfare board and general
administrative plans were dis
cussed for the Coming year.
Pet Will Deliver Milk In Day Time,
In Compliance With Government Orders
Beginning Monday, Pet Dairy
Products Company will make all
milk deliveries in daytime instead
of early morning hours. This ac
tion was brought about by order
of the federal government.
The plan is designed to save
return trips to collect, and make
special deliveries of orders, R. B.
Davenport, manager of the local
All trucks will carry a full line
of the Pet Products, and house
wives can add to their orders by
placing notes in the bottles.
Mr. Davenport said that where
all members of the family are
working, and would not be at home
at the time of milk delivery, that
arrangements can be made to care
for their needs by discussing the
matter with him.
Customers are urged to watch for
the time of delivery the first of
the week, as all future deliveries
will be made at the same time each
Rev. Arthur Francis, son of Mr.
and Mrs. C. C. Francis, received
his diploma last week from the
Crozer Seminary, Baptist training
center, of Chester, Penn.
Rev. Francis, who completed tho
required four years work at the
seminary in January, has been
pastor of the W'interville Baptist
church of Winterville, X. C, since
He is a graduate of the local
high school and of Wake Forest
Mrs. Francis, mother of Rev.
Francis, was among those who at
tended the graduating exercises
held at the seminary last week.
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