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fHE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER ht 31
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park SSZZSSS
jlGHfiT YEAR NO. 43 12 Pages
WAYNESVILLE, N. O, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1942
$1.75 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Lwoodhas gathered more than
,Ion pounds ol scrap since uc
t according to Howard
L county chairman, last night,
$ listed tne tonnage n: vne
ols of the county, ana amounts
w nthur trrOllTlS.
ietotiii for the schools amount
to 587,174. . ' ."
;Bt frppk. Crabtree and the
taction at the Armory here to
d 85.640 pounds, while the in-
trial group had sold or gath-
635.645 pounds, making a
i! of 1,108,659. ' '
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t Waynesville ..
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a. C'inton ..
Iverdam .. ..
rh Canton .. ..
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Yes Sir, Haywood Is All Ready To Gather Scrap Wednesday
Jie Mountaineer '
Japers In Drive
F"e Mountaineer joined with
F newspapers of the state in
I "wring this scrap campaign
October 1st tn 91 of
p newspapers decided upon
f rampaign at the annual sum-
F meeting in Asheville in July.
Itethat timo r,,. !
t ........ iiumciuug meci.iiiga
'been held, and the $3,300 in
" prizes contributed by parti-
11 addition to the cash awards,
newspapers each agreed to
7 at their own expense, one
'Page advertisement, and three
f Pa?es, besides news stories
'Pictures. . ; .
Mountaineer is glad to have
w &ctive part in the campaign.
lZ in the rural area of
aw, and have scrap, get in
h the principal of your
He will see that it is
71 Pfmptly, if you cannot
" " ' the official scrap depot
J in Waynesville or
"H and have scrap you
"H called 17 on Wednes-
truck will come by.
' send it to any school you
i tVake H to P'essley Broth
" Waynesville Coal Company
'rL- for your scrP- G. C
T. Lchairman f Waynes
d Clyde Fisher is chair
!iTV S" Clyde, get fa
,,h F- B. Alexander, chair-
teh'n Canton, get fa
"h Harry Winner, Canton
09 to be hauled must be
W main highway or
Sil""ns' sure your
il Vw0 offiel, "P de
dealer not later than
,t,2ern00,U That is
this is a;; Ll
) TIME. I'VE EVER REALLY TTTi I P M f lillllllllMiflll 111
( BELIEVEO IN AvcsrrsL
yl SCRAP DRIVE:
TOO, DADDY i , ( 'VMy THAN ANY COUNTy l
I ,N NATION IJf'
Are You Too Busy To Read This?
So, you're busy?
Don't doubt it a bit. You live on a farm. Your hired
man quit. You can't hire laDor in corapeuuun n.u.
plants. The corn hasn't been cut. You're way behind on
the 'fall work.
. 1-1 coaitoroii nrnund the farm some
inere s a ioi vi juua. - :
down in that swale hole and some in the farm yard, and
there's an old harrow in the fence row
But you're just too busy 10 pick n uV.
like 'to -help-: .." .''.''':
. . a
Or maybe you live in town- You're worKinfir six nays
week-perhaps seven. You don't have a minute to your-
" r . . . ,i .!. 4V. A rrirncra and basement
self. No chance to nuni mrouS.. u. sr r: -
and the attic and the back yard to see what you can pick
in the way or scrap wcuu.
O if that's the way you want it, Mr. Farmer and
Mr. City Man.
But, wait a minute?
.. went flwav a while back and
Remember wa '"""-- -,, maU irex b
.s-N- Yrt CUr1
Sure, you remember that kid.
Well, some of these days he'll be coming back . . .
That boy who now is facing death, if he comes back,
is going to know and if he doesn't come back, you're
going to know that maybe just one more heavy tank or
just one more howitzer or one more machine gun might
have won the battle and let him come through sound and
You don't want him to discover that scrap iron if he
comes back, do you?
And you don't want to see it yourself, if he doesn't
come back, do you?
Let's collect it today and eet it ready for the pickup
trucks which will send it on the way to reinforce that kid
who's going to need all of the reinforcements he can get.
Now. Wednesday is a declared holiday in Haywood.
That means you can get out and get those pieces of scrap
together and eet them into this phase of the war effort.
Get the pieces spotted now and get them out Wednesday.
You can sleep better, knowing you have done your part
for that boy away out yonder who is under fire.
Much Interest Ds Being
Shown In All Sections
Of County About Drive
Reports from all sections of the county last night showed
that Haywood was ready to observe Sunday hours Wednes
day and make an all-day campaign in gathering every pound
of available scrap for Uncle Sam's war machines.
Howard Clapp, general county chairman, was in contact
with rural leaders and chairmen of the four Haywood towns,
and all reported much enthusiasm prevailing, and 'all set"
to get out after scrap Wednesday.
From down at Canton, came word from Harry Winner,
chairman, that Canton expected to gather 500,000 pounds
Wednesday, and that 16 trucks had already been volunteered.
The bunks of the county will .
also close as all other business ob-! penty 0f scrap. Under the saw
serve Sunday hours. All offices dust piles, and old scrap lumber
in the court house will bo closed ex-1 geraper9 ar6 finding cable, broken
cept the sheriff's office and the clerk Bhafts, chains, rails and discarded
ol court both proniimea oy law engine purts. It all helps.
The Uotnry Club is sponsoring
the drive in Wayni'svillo and Ha
zolwootl, while scores of farmers
have volunteered their trucks for
hauling scrap from rural sections
to the schools or other official
"We ure still shooting at our
goal of three and a half million
pounds," Mr. Clapp said last night,
as he announced that ; 1,108,
509 pounds had been col
lected since October pest through
yesterday. Da.ila the collect
tions will be found in this news
paper, . '.-
Floods of several years ago
ruined many an nutomobilo, and
email engine. These pieces of
machinery were left in the river
bed, and forgotten. School chil
dren have added hundreds of
pounds to Bcrnp piles by digging
out these metal things during the
past few weeks.
This is especially true up around
Cru so, where several old cars were
duj? out of the sand of the river.
back in the mountains are finding
lots of scrap around their places
A meeting was held here last Many of tnem carried oia Deas,
night to perfect 'ast minute de- "tovcB Rnd cots to the camP" when
tails for gathering in the scrap they were first bu.lt Later they
Wednesday. Headquarters will be Put in better furnishings and dis
ot !, iior.n, unm. nn!iin(T curded the old metal furniture.
and Loan office, phone 17. A large
number of volunteer and town
trucks will haul the scrap from all
parts of the community to the re
spective schools. :
A special crew of men, Working
under the supervision of II. F.
Donovan, vocational instructor at
Canton high school, will traverse
the Canton area Wednesday with
special torches with Which they
will cut up heavy materials so that
it can be loaded onto trucks.
The Canton Phalanx club, oper
ating under the leadership of Bob
pledged itself to help the Salvage
movement Wednesday 100 per
cent. It ha s already distributed
"pep" scrap circulars throughout
the area to remind citizens that
"open house" collection will be ob
The second salvage shipmen In
as many days left the yards of
the Canton division of the Cham
pion Paper and Fibre Company
Saturday. It weighed more than
Scrap seekers are finding aban
doned sawmill sites are yielding
Now it is finding it way to the
The growing scrap pile at the
high school contains everything
but a liquor still maybe they
have one of those by now.
The hoys went out and dug up
tanks, took down stoves, disman
tled motors, and have done all
typos of chores where they was
a reward of metal for scrap.
One scrap hunter remembered
seeing a highway contractor leave
a cable weighing 500 pounds on
a creek bank near his farm. When
(Continued on back page)
The Mountaineer will be
published again on Thursday
of this week, and distributed
on Friday. The edition will
contain regular features and
Citizens of Waynesville, Hazelwood, Canton, Clyde and Haywood
Whereas, it has now become apparent that unless millions of
tons f scrap metal are added at once to the nation's scrap pile, the
manufacturers of arms and ammunition in the United States in the
immediate future may be seriously impaired through the slowing
down of the output of the nation's steel mills, and
Whereas, the newspapers of America have united in leading a
campaign for scrap in which the newspapers of this state, including
The Waynesville Mountaineer, which is taking; the lead in Haywood
County, have joined enthusiastically; and
Whereas, this campaign which began October 1, and will close
on Wednesday, October 21, has received the support of thousands of
citizens and groups throughout Waynesville and Haywood County,
Whereas this county has done a splendid Job so far, there la
much more to be done ere the day closes on Wednesday, 21st.
We, the undersigned do declare a holiday for Waynesville, Clyde,
Canton and Hazelwood communities and Haywood County on Wednes
day, 21st, at which time schools and places of business are to be closed
in order that every citizen of the area may devote the entire day to
collection of scrap.
Witness our aignatures,
J. H. WAY, JR.
Mayor of Waynesville
J. T. BAILEY
Mayor of Canton
Mayor of Hazelwood
Mayor of Clyde
GEO. A. BROWN, JR.
Chairman of the Haywood County Board of Commissioners
Signed at Waynesville, October 19, 1942.
iuffoGeorge-'irs Up To YOU To Get In YOUR Scrap-Do It Today!
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