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THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
,tDAV AUGUST 20, 1942 (ONE DAY NEARER VICTORY)
'j)0 Attended the
Sic At Bethel
I mt; 41.. Wor"
lii.lnine io "
, ,oi Theme of AH-
r ,-.m Last Satur-
; .rs of Haywood county and
7 lilies set a new recoru wt
rJSfS' bond. and stamp, at
farmers Federation v.
Picnics.' nnle 'attend
'on River valley, last Sat
i and $5,265.40 worth of
and bonds were sold at
th run by two of the Fed-
training' school members of
live local bond committee.
oicnic record was
Jt raised by McDowell county
Arthur Osborne, chairman of
Federation commutcc "
welcomed the organ-
. 1 1 nnlinnl anI
Oil to Beinei ntmmi, im
J B. Tabor, First Methodist
-ch, of Canton, opened tne
cr.fr with prayer,.
i.Wnrmprs ranged from nine-
lMld James Evans of Coleman
I dancer, to Jim t-uiuiawsr, o
bar-old meoKee, wuu wuw
U and sing only in tne in
t knuaire. At noon the PTA
t lunches and basket dinners
e spread under tne snaae irees.
arly in the morning J. u. ft..
Iiife president or the Farmers
kration, asked everyone to keep
minds on winning tne war
tie theV enjoyed the day oi re-
r i i i m ,
lation. liememuer me larmero
m in increaseu pruuutuuu mm
drive for financial aid," he
4, and other speaker stressed
tse two points.
to principal speaker was Dr.
W. Daniel, retired English pro-
bor of Clemson college and
lely-known humorist, who em-
iied the importance or the
tner in war time. "We can
( without tanks, we can fight
hout airplanes, we can even
lit without bombs,'' he said, "but
can not win this war without
Id. You can best serve your
tntry by being the best farmer
can possibly be. '
It's going to take money to win
war, ' he continued. "We must
A. C. REYNOLDS, Jr., new field
secretary of the Farmers Fedei
ation, was formerly principal of
the West Buncombe school and a
member of the State Legislature.
He will assist in all Federation
programs, such as livestock, poul
try and wood products.
not let our boys down. And what
are we fighting for? We are fight
ing to hold that farm of yours, for
education, for these little children
of yours, for the jobs that some
men are leaving to go out on
strikes, for our churches, our re
ligion." Dr. Daniel said this was the
sevtnth Farmers Federation picnic
at which he has sunken. ml his
second time to speak at a Haywood Ra-V '-Riddle,
S. certified hatchery must come
from hens laying over 250 eggs
per year, and already 635,000 chicks
have been distributed this year in
the western end of the state. Be
cause poultry raising now aids
the country's war effort and lays
the foundation of a permanent in
dustry in Western North Carolina
as well, Haywood county farmers
are urged to enlist laying flocks
of 100 hens or more.
Rev. Dumont Clarke, religious
director of the Federation, spoke
on the Lord's Acre work, praising
the success of Ratcliff Cove Bap
tist church. Jule Noland, mana
ger of the Waynesville. warehouse,
and Ernst Walker, manager of the
Canton warehouse, supplied the
pienicers w ith 400 water mi Ions
at dinner time.
A. C. Reynolds, Jr., chairman of
the Federation's stamp drive, prinT
cipal of its training school, and
field secretary, explained the prac
tical side of buying war stamps
and bonds. In the afternoon he
introduced -the training school
boys, outlining the school's aim to
train these young graduates of
Western North Carolina high
schools in business m-thods, prin
ciples of co-operatives, and com
Max Roberts, educational direc
tor of the Federation, was in gen
eral charge of the program.
Will Kirkpatrick, of White Oak.
brought his children, Fay, Jay, Ella
May and Billy, who formed with
Anna D. Kingsmore, of Fines Creek
a band led by Billy Kirkpatrick,
9-year-old fiddler, the Rock Ram
blers from Waynesville, were R. L.,
J. L., Burdelle Eldridge and Frank
Smiling Red Rapor,
Due Back From
Officers and non-commissioned
officers of the local unit of the
State Guard will return Saturday
from Gastonia, where they have
been since last Sunday,
The men have' been receiving
special training in modern warfare,
and are part of a group of 160
men taking the week's course.
Captain W. A. Bfradley was
named commander of the 8th Ba
talion, in charge of the entire
group, in the absence of Major
J. H. Howell. Lieutenant M. H.
Bowies and Sergeant Paul Davis,
member of the' batalion command
ers' staff, also made the trip.
Those going from here were:
Captain W. A. Bradley, First
Lieutenant Frank Byrd, Stcond
Lieutenant Ralph Prevost, First
Sergeant, Ben J. Sloan, and Ser
geants Stanley F; Brading, Thom
as Campbell, Robert H. Gibson,
Guy Mes8er, James B. Nealt Roy
Ruff, and illard Moody.
Corporals: Marion T. Bridges,
Fred I, Campbell, and Joe C. How
Privates, Willie B. Sherrill and
J, E. Reister, cashier at the Hay
wood County Bank, Canton, ex
plained the value of war bonds,
both to the government and the in
vester. He delivered bonds per
sonally in the Federation booth.
Howard Clapp, farm agent, told
how Haywood had led North Car
olina in the scrap iron drive earlier
this year, and correctly foretold
the county's co-operation in the
Federation's stamp drive.
Mr. McClure explained the Fed
eration's quality poultry program,
expanded during war time because
chicken is our fastest growing
meat, and eggs are the army's
most condensed source of vitamins.
Cockerels in the Federation's U.
of Murphy, brought Joe Pressley,
Edgar Pressley, and Glenn "Stamie,
of Canton, to play with him. and
the Federation string band, Gaith
er Robinson, Gay Sluder, and John
ny Rhymer, trick fiddler,, entertain
ed. Ray Buchanan, a Waynesville
boy, sang "Blue Eyes," putting
on a crying act in the saddest
verses, and Mrs. Rohnny Rhymer,
of Leicester, sang "Keep 'Em
In the afternoon, religious mus
ic was sung by the Francis Cove
choir, with Wylie Franklin as
leader, a trio of Edith Wells and
Frances and Hilda Blay lock from
Canton, a Waynesville quartet with
I. T. and Richard Muse, Roy Buch
anan, Mrs. "Earl Francis, and Mrs.
Henry Francis at the piano, a quar-
go farther than you
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ganization is working day and
6ht to equip and train Esso
Dealer, to render this remarkable
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he Emo Dealer in your neighbor,
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ANDARD OIL CQfJPlNY HF KFW JERSEY
care saves wear
Canton Tax Rate Is
$1.70; No Changes Made
The board of aldermen of Can
ton have set the tax rate for
1942 at $1.70, the same rate as
The budget calls for a total of
$131,680.2!) for the coming fiscal
First Lady Discusses Lord's Acre Plan
Social Security Man
At Post Office Today
A representative of the Ashe-
ville office of the social security
board will be in room 213 at the
post office today at 10 o'clock.
All persons desiring informa
tion about any phase of social se
curity work are urged to contact
this representative today.
Will Be Improved
Money has been contributed for
the construction of a road and steps
to the Buchanan cemetery on Al
len's Creek, according to Fred
.Buchanan, who is now in charge of
the burial ground.
Photo shows Mrs, Eleanor Roosevelt learning about the Lord'
Acre movement; The Rev. Dumont Clarke, head of the religious de
partment of the Farmers Federation, is explaining at left, while
James G. K, McClure, president of the Federation, is looking on at
the right. The Lord's Acre movement, developed under the auspices
Of the Farmers Federation, is growing throughout the rural church
of the world, and every year dozens of interested persons from foreign
countries have come to Asheville to study it. Photo was made in the
Asheville office of the Farmers Federation when Mrs, Roosevelt visited
the Farmers Federation recently.
Parkway Will Be A
WASHINGTON, Aug. 12. With,
new work on the Blue Ridge Park
way suspended for the duration of
the war and administrative expens
es pared to the bone, National Purk
service and Public Roads adminis
tration engineers are drafting long
range plans for resumption of work
on the scenic highway after the
The highway, riding the crest of
the Blue Ridge and connecting two
of the East's most popular parks
the Shenandoah in Virginia and
the Great Smoky in North Carolina
and Tennessee is one of the ad
ministration's "on the shelf" pro
jects for postwar employment.
Cut To $200,000
In comparison with annual ap
propriations reaching as much as
$4,500,000 to carry on the work in
normal years, the National Park
service was allowed less than $200,-
Ratcliff Cove News
Miss Nan Liner entertained a
group of her friends on Wednesday
night at her home with a party.
Those attending were:
Margaret Underwood, Marxell
Webb, Gay Howell, Betty Ann
Matney, Betty Joe Brown, Lucille
Davis, Pauline Palmer, Sara Un
derwood, Florence Cagle, Dorothy
Fisher, Lois Miller, Francis Turn
er, Lillian Turner, Margaret Fra
sier, Joe Turner, Jr., John Fratier,
Jr., Ernest Davis, Tom Miller, H.
C. Turner, Bill Liner, Pender Rob
inson, Kat Robinson,
Miss Lucille Davis entertained a
group of her friends with a party
on Saturday night. Those at
tending were; Everett Cutshaw,
Kdnneth Cutshaw, Roy Davis.
Walter James, Kermit Robinson,
James Bradshaw, Lawrence Davis,
Mark Palmer, Ed -Haney, -Mr., and
Mrs. Howell Underwood, Mr. and
Mrs. Elmer Cavassos, Audrey
Yarborough, Ruth Ball, Florence
Smith, Myrtle Medford, Sara Un
derwood. Pauline Palmer, Florence
Cagle, Edna Tucker, Sara Tucker,
Mazelle Liner, Verna Lemming,
Dorothy Fisher, Orville Messer.
Graduation exercises were held
Sunday night at Elizabeth Chapel
for members of the vacation Bible
school. Mrs. Mark Galloway, Mrs.
Woody Jones, Miss Florence Cagle,
and Rev. L, C. Stevens was in
charge of the program.
000 for the current fiscal year to
maintain the undertaking and plan
for the future, :
Park service officials explained
today that from that sum must
come essential maintenance expens
es as well as planning costs.
Prospects for ultimate comple
tion, they explained, were depend
ent on many uncertain factors, in
cluding the length of the war, avail
ability of labor when work was
resumed, costs, and finally, con
A breakdown recently submitted
to Congress showed that of the 484
miles in the route, 332 were com
pleted or under contract and 152
remained to be started.
Mileage of grading and bitumi
nous surfacing completed totaled
171; additional grading completed,
Private Jesse Moore, of New
York, spent a few days here with
his family last week,
Miss Margaret Underwood spent
the week-end with friends in Ha-zelwood.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Cavassos, of
Ratcliffe Cove road, have as their
guests this Week Misses Sara and
Edna Tucker, of Knoxville.
Don't try to cross the bridge be
fore you get to it. It may not
be there after all.
Every American citizen is guar
anteed the right to express his
thoughts that is if he has any.
126; and additional grading under
tet of Frank Reed, president of the
Blue Ridge Singing Convention,
Helen and Allene Cunningham, of
Arden, Lucy Medford and Mrs. Roy
T. Houts, of Andrews, at the piano,
and the : Blaylock quartet with
Eula Bumgarner, Frances, Louise,
and Bonnie Blaylock, and Christine
Deaver at the. piano.
Prizes went to Mr. and Mrs. Jim
Teague, of Jonathan's Creek, for
their 40- year marriage, the longest
at the picnic, and to Mr, and Mrs.
Grover '.'Franci.s--.-who were the
most recently married couple pres
ent after 10 months. Harden
Price,, of ANhile Oak won first
prize for his truekload of 74, and
Henry Francis, Waynesville, route
1, got second with (15. R. F. Dav
idson, Waynesville, route 2, was
honored as the baldest man in
Winners of the children's relay
races, held at noon, were Jack
Henry, J. R. Caldwell, Donald
Grooms, Mark Twain Rogers, John
Medford, Van Revis, Nancy Leop
ard, Verlie Black, Margie Cogdill,
Bonnie Gleen Ferguson, Bill
Hoyle, Gordon Ranch, Ray White,
Jay Browning, Ray Coke, Mary
Frances Ferguson, Billy Sue Fran
cis, Joan Singleton, , Len4 Mae
Burnette, James Malcom Messer,
Dean Rogers, Buster Stamie, Cecil
McCurry, Stuart Sentelle, Hubert
Cogburn, and Clyde Lcdford.
The tug of war was won by
George Stamie, Burt Cagle, Gra
ham Beasley, E. L. Myers, Van
Wells, and Jim Singleton.
NOTICE SKKVING SUMMONS
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA,
COUNTY OF HAYWOOD.
IN SUPERIOR COURT.
J. T. GIBSON.
The defendant, J. T. Gibson, will
take notice that an action enti
tled as above has been commenced
in the Superior Court of Haywood
County, North Carolina, by the
plaintiff to secure judgment against
the defendant for an absolute di
vorce on the grounds of two years
separation: ; That the defendant
will further take notice that he is
required to appear at the Office of
the Clerk of the Superior Court
of Haywood County, North Caro
lina, at the courthouse in Waynes
ville, N. C, on or before thirty
days after the 17th day of Septem
ber, 1942, and answer or demur to
the complaint filed in said action,
or the plaintiff will apply to the
court for the relief demanded in
This 18th day of August, 1942.
Assistant Clerk Superior Court
of Haywood County, North Caro
lina. .- '',': I
No. 1222 Aug. 20-27-Sept. 8-10 g
Thanks A Million
It is with deep appreciation, thkt we recognize the response to our invita
tion to attend our annual picnic and especially the attitude of everyone in the
purchase of War IJonds and tamps.
This organization is indeed proud of the record set Saturday, and as Hay
wood farmers are called upon to do other things to help win this war, we know
they will respond.
JVLK NOLAN I, Manager Waynesville Warehouse.
And Speaking Of War Bonds
WE OFFER THIS SUGGESTION , !
Buy Here and Put What
We Save You Into Bonds
Fall Seeding Time Is Almost Her e
Be assured of greater profits by using the best of seeds and fertilizers,
be pleased with results from ArmourVBig Crop Tested Fertilizer.
Buy Your Supplies Now for Fall
Legumes and Pastures
We Have In Stock
At The Depot
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