rHE WAYNESVILLE. MOUNTAINEER
Sf GOOD ra
t D n n
juiiuuri r ui i
General Belief Is That 1943
Season Will Be Equal To
That Of Last Summer.
During the past week a survey
fas maele- ly ine rauuuunircci o-
,rd:n)r tin opinion 01 me ptopie
to the prospects for the 1943
( miner tounsi season. 11 imu
en brought to the attention of
'he Mi'Ui-ainoe -r uiai uejjje,e iuc
-ir certain conditions pointed 10 a
etter sea-oii than might be ex
rtltil under the circumstances.
The mountain section of Western
'orh i f. .1 iini has not been the
enter ,. war activity as ine case
C many f the areas or the state
iiid other nearby sections, so in
iew of tin- it offers a relaxation
o war defense worKers ana an
iens who reside in these areas.
It has also been pointed out that
ue to the accessibility 01 mis area
a l.nev number of armv camDS
Eat there would naturally be an
iHux el the ameers arm ineir lami-:-s
durintr the mid-summer heat.
A number of persons returning
om Florida and some of the Flo-
Jiarss who spend their summers
tp have venovte-el that whilp t.hp
urist business may not have been
:p to par. doe to the many camps,
:e state- has had thousands of
I'isitcrs tin-, nasi '"Inter "Sftithinc
lamps ami nringing the lotal up to
Due to the location an'd the num-
Irnus army camps in the state. Flo-
tidians are said to be wantincr a
plief from nightly blackouts and
fie steady sound of planes over
ead, which have been a part of
Iheir dailv lie for the nasi, vmr
I A check-nn was also mHp with
lome of the nlaees caterino' to thp
lummer visitors and in a number
if cases it was revealed that in
luiries requesting information
'bout accommodations wp 5n
The following- interviews mnAo
h this paper would indicate that
J; majority of the citizens are op
imistic over the comine Reason.
-Mrs. Harry Rung Green Tree
lea Room -"I think we are going
0 nave a pood season. I believe
;nat people are tired of the con
usion and blackouts and that they
come to the mountains for rest,
ace and quiet."
Mr. and Ms. J. M. Long Owners
managers Waynesville Country
Jub "We believe we are going
? have a preat season. At the
ntry Club we have had more
"quines and more confirmations
1 reservations than we have ever
laJ Previously at this time."
wt-n' Way' Jr- Mayor of Way-vHe-"I
have lived here all my
'ie and I have never known us
L t0 have some kind of a
"Z,i?nd 1 think WP will have
People this year."
DftVp C'..tNT' Sisk District Health
.V am of the option that
L! ve a fairly Bood season,
eoni y pinion on the fact that
IZT money and the desire to
K out of the low country. Trans
Portation will be the only problem."
InL, Uuhers Real Estate and
X,n .tr'"1 th!nk from a11 indi-
"hons that we are going to have
toiZ Sea!oni From numerous
tain, T,ng t0 come t0 moun
her big trouble will be
We l u are going t0 Put them.
K Vhvlng many inw w-
ZZenUng of homes for
C ft?nd Loan-Myre-a
lot nf 4 ,we are oinS to have
t. ?? of People hern t.T..'.
fcop rg!fted area I el that
Fid wanlV 01 the confusion
Httle nn :t f et ,ont and have a
c quiet and rplavof:
tor n 3S-0ym" and ope
ar KmJ;K Boniie "I think
are L fP6Cts Lfor a 1 season
years Tfavorable as in the past
comin'o Veally think people are
rat'oned ' ,cransPrtation is not
look , ';, "" at Present it does not
l, " H WOUlrt hp t
BW'Sy n?yd MaDag
iii waynesville f'l thinV
nave a rnthin J .p.
and Mri r t
Sn"kv vt. C-. Pearson
Vr ous Station "Thene
ontmoed on pare 8)
In The County Seat of
Pf c. James Arrington
Is Prisoner Of Japs
Prisoner Of War
JAMES Rl'SSKLL ARRING
TON, son of Mrs. Lucy Arrington,
who is being held by the Japs as
a prisoner, according to. the war
Draw Jury For
May Superior Court
The county board of commis
sioners drew the jury for the May
term of Superior civil court at
the regular first Monday meeting
held here this week.
The court is scheduled to con
vene here on Monday, May 3rd,
with Judge H. Hoyle Sink, of
Greensboro, presiding. "Judge Sink
suffered an accident sometime ago,
but as yet no substitute has been
announced to take his place.
Drawn to serve on the jury for
the first week were the following:
Claude I. Worley, of Beaverdam;
Derry Norman, of Waynesville;
Charles Evans, of Pigeon; William
K. Thompson, of Clyde; Earl Mes
ser, of Ivy Hill; Frank Queen, of
W. T. Rainer, of Jonathan
Creek; J. A. Burch, of Beaverdam;
Waeber A. Green, of Clyde; Fred
Saunders, of Waynesville; Casty
H. Henson, of Pigeon; W. M.
Green, of Iron Duff; Worley E.
Free, of Clyde; L. M. Black, of
Waynesville; Raymond McCrack
en, of Fines Creek.
Bob Rogers, of Crabtree; A.
Howell, of Waynesville; Tommie
Noland, of Crabtree; Grover Fer
guson, of Fines Creek ; Vaughn
Fisher, of White Oak; Ken Bur
nett, of East Fork ; Ned Moody, of
Cecil ; Crow Hopkins, of Cata
loochee, anel Albert Howell, of Ivy
Drawn for the second week
were: Herman Trantham, of Fines
Creek; Glenn W. Terrell, of Clyde;
Claude Browning, of Waynesville;
David Duckett, of Waynesville;
Jesse Green, of Clyde; W. M. How
ell, of Jonathan Creek; Willis
Smith, of Ivy Hill.
J. B. James, of Crabtree; Har
Iey Crawford, of Iro Duff; F. T.
Peden, of Beaverdam; A. Gailor
Baldwin, of White Oak; Boone
Rogers, of Crabtree; Vinson W,
Shipman, of Pigeon ; Oder F. Bur
nett, of East Fork; W. H. Noland,
of Waynesville; James Henderson,
of Beaverdam, and W. P. Harris,
also of Beaverdam.
Sgt. Tom Campbell, State
Guard To Conduct Course
In Chemical Warefare
A two-hour instruction course on
chemical warfare will be held at
the Central elementary school on
Friday night at 8 o'clock, with
Sergeant Tom Campbell, State
Guard, as instructor.
All firemen, auxiliary firemen
and auxiliary policemen are expect
ed to take the course, it was learn
ed from the town officials.
Haywood County At The
WAYNESVILLE, N. C,. THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1943 (One
This End Of County As
I l nn a. .--
Private First Class James Rus
sell Arrington, son of Mrs. Lucy
Arrington and the late Samuel B.
Arrington, of the Balsam Road, is
being helei as a prisoner of war by
the Japanese, it was announced
this week by the war department.
Young Arlington has been in the
service since 1941 and was in the
Phillipines when Pearl Harbor was
attacked. He was only 15 when
he enlisted, but his six feet height
made it easy for him to pass as a
much older hoy.
He has three brothers in the U.
S. Navy, Robert Lee Arrington,
Chief Petty Oflicer, with a record
of 12 years and William J. Ar
rington, Chief Petty Officer, who
has been in the service for the past
16 years. Another brother, Ted
Douval Arlington, is a gunner's
mate, third class U. S. Navy.
Woody Named Area
Manager For War
Jonthan Wooely begins a tour
today of the 15 counties in this
area in his official capacity as
manager for the second war
loan campaign, which begins
Mr. Woody will speak in all
15 counties during the next two
weeks. He speaks today at one
before the' Civitan Club at
He vill be at his office in
the Fii.t National Bank, of
which he is president, only on
Saturdays for the duration of
Called Out Three
Times Since Friday
The city fire department was
called out three times from Fri
day afternoon through Sunday
The first fire was at 1:50 o'clock
Friday at the Cash Grocery Stor
with no damage, as it was found
to be only a trash pile on the out
siele' ef the building.
The first alarm on Sunday which
came at 8:50 in the morning, took
the firemen to the home of John
Casey, colored, on Boundary street.
The four-room house was complete
ly enveloped in flames when the
firemen arrived and it was soon
burned to the ground. Nothing
was reported to have been saved.
The fire was thought to have
caught from a stove flue.
The third alarm was sounded
around 2 o'clock on Sunday after
neon and the fire was found to be
only a pile of leaves burning on
Highway Engineer Sees
Good Tourist Season
R. Getty Browning, locating en
gineer of the state highway de
partment was in Waynesville on
Mr. Browning was of the opin
ion that this area would have a
"good tourist season." He based
his belief on the number of letters
he has been receiving from all
sections of the county.
In view of world affairs the pas
tors of the community feel that
the citizens would appreciate the
opportunity for a more extensive
Easter observance program than in
previous years and a committee to
have charge of the services has
Community-wide plans for pre
Easter meetings during the week
before Easter have been completed
by the pastors of the First Metho
dist, First Baptist and Waynes
ville Presbyterian churches, it has
been announced by Rev. H. G. Ham-
Eastern Entrance of The
W. H. K. MILLAR will take
over as president of the Rotary
Club on July first, succeeding H.
Millar Is New
W. H. F. Millar was elected n resi
dent of the Wayne'sville Rotary
Club by the newly elected board
of directors here last Friday. He
will suceeeel Rev. H. G. llammett
on July first. Mr. llammett will
serve' as vice president for the'
M. R. Williamson was re-elected
secretary, anel Hugh Massie is
treasurer of the club, succeeding
The president-elect. president
anel secretary will attend a district
conference in Greenville on the 13.
The board of directors for next
year are: W. H. F. Millar, Hugh
Massie, Guy Massie, M. D. Wat
kins, Howard Clapp, Horace G.
llammett, M. R. Williamson and
Joe' E. Reise.
To Be Held Tuesday
The annual speaking contest for
the girls ef the Waynesville town
ship high school, which is sponsor
ed by the Woman's Club will be
held on Tuesday, the 13th, at 9:30
in the high schoeil auditorium.
Mrs. C. V. Kirkpatrick, vice
president ef the Woman's Club,
will preside over the program. A
number of girls are competing for
the handsome gedd medal offered
by the club to the winner.
The public is invited to attend.
Garrett Adds Big
To Furniture Store
Garrett Furniture Store is an
nouncing this week the installation
of a complete paint department,
featuring Sherwm Williams pro
A section of the store has been
set aside for the paint department,
with special display cases and
counters being stalled.
A representative of the factory
was here this week helping to get
the stock open and displayed for
i muHli',y '
- Wide Easter Planned
mett, who is serving as chairman.
Meetings are scheduled to be
held daily in the auditorium at the
high school for the students, which
will also be open to anyone in the
surrounding area who wishes to
Daily meetings will be held at
12:30 with the places of worship
alternating between the three
churches, the places and dates to
be announced later.
Each of the sponsoring churches
are planning to hold night services
each evening at 8 o'clock, to which
Great Smoky Mountains
Day Nearer Victory)
Haywood Goes Over
March Bond Quota
Haywood citizens again proved
their patriotism by investing more
than the monthy quota in war
bemels, it was learned yesterday
when the final figures for March
were tabulateel by Charles E. Ray,
county chairman ef war Imnd sale's.
Huywood's quota for March was
$75,3(1, anel a total of $7!U2.r()
was invested in bonds. This was in
E bonds only, anel is based on the
issuance cash value anel net I lie
The quota for April is three
times that of any other month, anel
The selling agencies ef the coun
ty are creeliteel with issuing war
bemels in the fedlowing amounts
First National Bank
I Waynesville $28,143.75
.Haywood B. anel L.
I Association 5,531.25
Post Office, Waynesville 3,731.25
Hayweioel County Bank,
Canton ". 34,500.00
Hayweioel County Bank,
Post Office. Canton 5,212.50
Cantein Building anel Loan 303.75
'Carolina Power anel Light
! Company 1("8.75
Lake Junaluska Peist
I Office 131.25
Land 0' Sky Ships
768,000 Cans Of
Beans To Camps
The Land O' The Sky Mutual
Association has just completed a
shipment ef 708,000 cans of beans
to the various army posts located
in states from North Carolina to
Texas, it was learned here this
week from J. E. Barr, general
The quotas for 1943 to be furn
ished the government by the Lane!
O' The Sky Mutual Association are
65,320 dozen cans, according to Mr.
The farmers in this area are be
ing given their last opportunity
to sign up for bean acreage this
week by the management of the
Association. This is due to the
fact that the growers in other sec
tions are begging to sign up acre
age and with the scarcity of seed
they are to be given an opportunity
after this week.
C. Of C. Making
For the Season
Directors of the Chamber of
-Commerce held their initial meet
ing Monelay night, and discussed
a tentative program for the year.
R. B. Davenport, president, said
no definite plans had been com
pleted, but the organization was
working on several matters that
are of importance to the commun
ity. Plans for opening the office later
in the spring was one of the many
business matters discussed at
length by the directors.
not only their members, but the
public in general will be welcomed.
The noon meetings will be con
tinued from Monday through
Thursday. On Friday the citizens
of the community will be given an
opportunity to attend the three
hour Good Friday service at Grace
Episcopal Church which will be
conducted by the Rev. R. B. Gut
man, priest in charge. This will
be the only day service on Friday.
On Easter Sunday each of the
local churches plan a special ser
vice with Easter music.
$1.75 In Advance In
CHARLES E. r;AY, chairman
of (lie campaign to sell $290,300
in win bonds in llaywoiiel ehirine;
April. Mi. Kay gut an organiza
tion fiine t inning this we'ek, anil last
night fedt that since Haywood had
always nut her liemel quota that
she1 would not Tail this month, wbe'n
the' ni'e'd was so urgent.
10 Herefords To
Be Sold At State
Sale From Here
Ten outstaneling Hayweel Herc
forels have been consigned t the
Hen-ford sale to be he-Id in Wilson
em Ihi' l(ith. The sale is sponsored
by the North Carolina Hereford
Bree-eh rs Association.
Incluelcel in the group from Hay
wooel are feiur bulls sons of Laurie
Domino, the famous bull brought
here- several years ago by Claude
Francis, C. N. Allen, Frank Davis
anel the' First National Bank.
The four bulls are among the
best ever raised in the state, and
will be on display at the Claude
Francis farm all day Saturday.
All the animals will be shipped
Monday, under the direction of
Claude Francis. All consignors,
together with the county agents
will attend the sale. Plans can be
arranged for prospective buyers to
make the trip, they announced.
Consignors are: C- N. Allen, 2
heifers, 1 bull; Roy Haynes, 2 heif
ers; Jack T. Rogers, 1 bull; Jarvis
L. Palmer, 1 bull; Claude Francis,
1 heifer anel 1 bull; and Frank M.
Davis, 1 bull. The last four named
bulls are the sons of Laurie Domino.
Last Quarter Post
More Than $10,000
"It's due to the increase in the
sale of airmail stamps. We sell
as many in a day as we once did
in a month. Then, of course, peo
ple are writing more letters than
they ever have due to the absence of
so many in the armed forces," said
Colonel J. Harden Howell, post
master, in speaking of the total
receipts of the past quarter.
The receipts of the Waynesville
post office for the quarter ending
on March 31, reached $10,490.86.
This is the largest amount ever
recorded for this period of the
year and is the second largest
total at any time.
The quarter of October, Novem
ber and December of 1942 was the
largest on record with a total of
$.11,493.91. This quarter included
Christmas, which always has a
large total, is was pointed out by
Haywood and Jackson Counties
Quota Will Be
Met In April
Haywood Has Never Failed
To Reach Monthly Bond
Quota, Leaders Point Out.
The second war loan drive got
underway in full force in Haywood
this week, as representatives of tha
Canton area challenged this end
of the county that they would sell
$145,150 in war bonds first. Hay
wood's quota for April is $290,300,
which is almost three times any
Charles Ray, county chairman,
together with Jonuthun Woody,
area manager feir 15 counties for
the- campaign, were optimistic
yeste relay, that Haywood would
roach the- queita provided! hard work
was put forth, anel every availa
ble dollar converte-el into bonds.
Hayweioel has met her ejuota every
month so far and the committees
mte-iiel to make the April figure.
Speakers will appear be-fore var
ious groups, beginning tetelay, and
present the plans for the campaign.
I ( ommittees fer each are-a have
be-e'ii assigned definite work in con
nection with the drive, and all
melicatifis are that the- intensive
campaign will be ready to roll in
Ilavwoe)el on Monelay, the day set
! for the ope ning by the treasury
The two banks of the- county have
hael huge thermometers built, anel
will show by means of the "red
mercury column" the- elaily standing
ef the county quota in adelition to
the- progress eif the two areas.
The newspapers of the county
have pledged their support to the
CalnpHii,-!!, ind the tliuUeg will use
special pictures irr presenting the
neeel for more money by the gov
ernment. Leaders of the campaign wemld
not make a definite statement as
to why the quotas of the nation had
jumpeel so much. It was suggest
ed that it was to finance a second
front drive. One speaker at the
organization meeting pointed out
that the- first war leian drive was
stage-el last fall, and within thirty
elays afte-r the campaign, American
treieips were marching on African
"One' thing we are sure of, is
that the government needs more
money to wage a successful war,'
Mr. Ray said. "We are only being
asked to lend our money, while
thousands of our men in service
are giving their lives."
Sam Robinson and Norman W.
Freel of Canton, will address the
Lions Club here tonight, while A.
J. Hutchins, also of Canton, will
address the Boosters Club at Hazel
wood. Jonathan Woody will speak at
the Canton Civitan Club at one
today, and Charles E. Ray will ad
dress the Canton Junior Woman's
Club at the Y tonight at eight.
Other speakers scheduled for the
next week include Joe E. Rose.
Others will be assigned this week
end to appear before the Lions
(Continued on page 8)
Over Grill and
Mr. and Mrs. R. T.. HendrirV
are now operators and managers of
R. L.'s Grill and Service Station,
at Hazelwood, formerly known as
The new managers have mnde a
number of improvements, and will
feature many things in the reno
vated set-up. Considerable paint
ing and addition of equipment is
being added. The menu will fea
ture short orders and sandwiches.
Experienced onerators will be in
charge of the service station, the
new managers announced.
Mr. Hendricks in office, manager
of the Dayton Rubber Manufactur
ing company, and will remain with
Miss Betsy Lane Quinlan
Returns From Overseas
Service With Red Cross
Miss Betsy Lane Quinlan, recre
ational worker of the Military Wel
fare group of the American Red
Lross, nas arrived in America after
one year's service in a hosoital in
Miss Ouinlan landed In RnatAn
and from there went to Washing.
ton. wherp shp rpnnrtp1 tA tha Na
tional Red Cross Headquartera. She
is expected here lor a Tisit with
her mother in the next few days.