'm-i-TUTl 1$T A VTkTC17TlT T ITT TuiTOiTT fVTHn A TAT 711710
1 flJD V V A 1 JCiO V IJljJUJCi 1V1HJ U H 1 jtlDi JCjJCjJL
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
P-NINTHJEAR KO. 17 12 Pages
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 1943 (One Day Nearer Victory)
$1.75 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Haywood Cominity (Soes
One Killed Three Injured
tf.Year-Old Girl jm W;il
lUTTll J-ilCtlUlia Tf 111
Be Held On Tuesday
Above War Bond Qaoota
io Leaves Highway
Killed When Car
Leaves Soco Road
Three In Hospital Reported
As Resting Fairly Well
Yesterday Afternoon; Car
ISM : '
of an -
,;t Maness, 17, of Horse
ras been employed in
... killed instantly and
, injured, as a result
,1-iK- wreck which oc
V, mlay night around 11
Soco Gap highway
i i ! pi nter Branch road
tiie highway about 11
was the daughter
,,,.) the hit,- Mrs. Annes
e.-s. As the car in
ujf ruling leu. ine mgn
w.r.t over the five loot
: and rolling nearly 400
he tire marks on the
-nl was thrown from
mi her body was found
ance from the car, it
! by a reliable source,
was heard by nearby
he highway who came
,e of the party. Two
,w re called from Way
tile body of Miss
tabu to the Garrett
I h " 'i and the three in
.. i - were rushed to the
! fei treatment.
m ;ivi! were: Fred Glavich.
red cuts and bruises
. said to have been
v.-1 nf the car; Ruth Fress-
' suffered a shoulder
injuries to her arms.
. ! 'i d to tic more serious-
.: the other two; and
. . .I... .).. -'(-'- xva
.JOK HI. A I N K .IAMKS. IS, sea
man fust class, l'. S. Navy, and
only m in nf I. B. James, of the
Crabt ree section, who is reported
missing in action. He was a grad
uatc of the Crabtree high school
and at the time he volunteered
was only 17. The last communi
cation the family hud from him
was in November when lie cabled
hi-; sister I hi :-lma - greetings from
27 Local People
Twenty-sewn people in Hay
wood County received a total of
$1 .'.( 1 in monthly payments, ac
cording to a report made by the re
gional social security hoard.
There are 2! retired wage earners
in Haywood, the report shows,
while there are 10 wives of retired
wage earners and 88 widows, chil
dren and dependent parents of de
ceased wage earners.
The 17 counties of Western North
;: t Mie reported yester
. .. :!, to be resting more
i.:. !.l '. at the Haywood Coun
Ih r i d where they are pa
It was learned that there
- a n.i-sihility that young
o . 'LiL'ht be discharged the
! nf tin week.
Th' ,ar, ,i 1!41 Chevrolet sedan,
ipi. tely demolished, it was
m lii 'i ! i'"iii otticers of the sher-
itf's iit'11;, 1 merit whn investigated
the ;n(Mli!it X Ihicp annln tree
'he path of the car as it made
It;; rti-h i nun th hnnlr attar Ipnv-
ine the highway was sa d to have A aroima receive u,04 niunuuj
been unroot., 1 n,) loro-o hnlps for the 1.4fi2 persons, the report
were ul' m the trtniinH hv thp im- snowea.
pact of the vehicle. D. W Lambert is manager ot
Fred Ciavich is the son of Mr. the area office, which is in the Flat-
am .Mr- h , ( : avwh nf 1 olru Junta, ivnn Km flinc in AsneVlIIP.
uska Mi-C ProceliaF in tV oii(rn .
"f Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Pressley,
1 Vavricvillo TVio fotVioT. nf
Mi-- l.. ;.. l i u !-
... . ... l Vv J
"ii I i vision of the Champion
ami Fibre Company.
Tht body of the seventeen-year-K:il
was taken to Hartford,
urn.. Tuesday afternoon where
hna! riti - u ill kx, T.ni.t;
plan Wi i ltn luct inio-lnf rt Ytn H
the m'vi,.- tv,;- Tho
lamilv ,,, .., ,lfi orrivol
of a hroth,.,- i
urv:.ng Miss Maness are her
fathf'l n,l P(nr. -tl
' . itru iiiiiir!! . ui.
Zelpha Moorp Mnnpae nf Horse
ford Vm ... T' c- a
111 San Antonio. Tpxns. and
Races In Clyde and Hazel
wood Aldermen's Contest
Only Ones Attracting
Voters of Waynesville, Hazel
wood, and Clyde will elect town
officials next Tuesday in an elec
tion that promises a light vote to
be cast. The center of activity
seems to be m Civile, where there
is opposition for every office.
The incumbents of Waynesville
do not have any opposition and a
light and M-attering vote is fore
cast. In Hazelwood there is much inte
rest being shown in the race for
aldermen, with eight candidates
seeking places on th" S-itian board.
Clyde Fisher. Mayor of Hazelwood,
does not have any opposition.
No election will be held in Can
inn this year, since a recent law
was pass; d extending the terms of
ol'ice of town officials to four years
as of the last election. A similar
law was passed for Waynesville,
but t is effective with the election
on 'I icsday.
The Wayn. sville officials whose
name-; appear on the ballot, and
are wiiimit opposition, are: J. H.
Way, .1 1 , mayor; ahlirimn. I,. M.
Killian, '. 1.. Ilranilett and Hugh
The can ialates for members of
the board of aldermen in Hazel
wood are: K. I,. Prevost, Carl
Swaneor. (,rady Smith, incum
bents; Thorn, i- Carrctt, Crawford
Crea-mati. T. 1,. Itlalock. Lawrence
lav:s ami Dewey Cockran.
The ticket in Clyde is composed
of; For mayor: M. P. Hayn s, J.
M. Anderson and .. AY. (Mill) Har
ris. For aldermen: Claude Jones. II.
W. Knsley. Glenn 1). Hrown, Van
C. Denver, J. Tom L -atherwood and
Jack L. West.
For police judge; O. Manson
Cagle, Jr., and J ter P. Hawkins.
s W "W
Major David Stentz
Bombs Italian Ship
MISS ANNA DKK K 1 RK PAT
RICK, tiacber of the first grade
of the Central Flementaiy school,
whose death occurred on Wednes
day night, April the L'ls.t, in an
Ashevillo hospital where she whs
rushed for treatment.
Claimed By Death
3 Merchants Attend
Atlanta Shoe Show
Noted Speaker To
Give 3 Addresses
In County Sunday
Dr. Joseph Cohen, a world trav
eler, author and Bible teacher,
will deliver three messages in Hay
wood Sunday, and give an eye
witness account of Nazi athrocities.
Dr. Cohen speaks at ten at the
Oak Grove church, and at eleven
o'clock will occupy the pulpit of
the Clyde Baptist church. Rev.
T. H. Parris, pastor, said he ex
pected an over-flow cttendance to
Charlie Ray, C. J
Hutrh Massie attended a showing
of fall shoes in Atlanta this week, 'hear Dr. Cohen
Each merchant bought shoes for At eight o'clock Sunday night
their stores. All shoe manufac- ' he will speak at the Canton Cal
turers had their lines on display, vary church.
Class Of 1943 Receive Diplomas From
Waynesville Township High School
g' Maness, Jr., of Horse Shoe;
Graduates of the Waynesville j Ferguson in the high school con
Tnwnshin hieh school, numbering test and Harriet Atkinson in the
107, were given their diplomas on junior high.
Mnnrinv nitrht at thp closing pro- president of
Mrs. J. C. Brown,
the Auxiliary, made
mm- M-ttrs, Mrs,
Earl Gribble, of
avneiil!e. MiK Jm-ra nd
"iona Maness, of Horse Shoe,
nd M,s Anne Maness, of Hart
Two Osborne Cows
Set New Records
gram of commencement held at the the presentations,
high school auditorium. M. H. . Special recognition was given to
Bowles, district superintendent pre- th fourteen members of the senior
sented the diplomas. class who were not present to re-
C E Weatherby, principal of the; uve their diplomas. Thirteen of
high school, introduced the class ! the group are in the armed serv.ces
to the audience that packed the ! and one is taking special intensive
large auditorium. The Rev. M. R.'ork at college.
Williamson, pastor of the Waynes- In the group of boys who have
ville Presbyterian church, gave the lee teflS
Dy .viaiy c. . Frl Tn1,n RiiWnpr
nsey cows of the fa- j Wagenfeld the salutatory
a xne saiumwiv. T. .,. t: i j
v.... - . , , tvo rov mqt i iiiniru m .,fK n. rnm
i'ffi ; herd C0.mP,eted neW ! Thl GJCll!lnS nW Jackson A. J. G.rrtain and William
, o'.ius recently, accoramg i were presemeu i.u,.. ,
- h, Andean Guernsey Cattle j Bell Love Chapter of the AIW
M," ylTh CnWiare A nCi v winners were- Mary knarles Henry and Charles Ray
.f n Osborne. . Qumlan. The v .immmn i. Mary j
" ' ((1(1 I .IArinnnn vrvAnf H I I JTI rwf till If . L1IC HUH' J -r -
. .. 5ci n .CT-v.n - , ,,, David
i -mm, - ioitixpnshiD awara: um
l r unds of butter fat. This f eld and James , Bruce Jaynes, D.
!? f'lf :ianna'e J -;-i Ia. R. Citizenship awards.
,; lanna's ntji nffiil tm. iA.
-. a oord of 13 174 4 pounds 0f
r, , V ! 86.1 pounds of butterfat.
Davidson College taking
work since Christmas.
Two members of the class, Rex
K. Liuzenso.u "-; Hosaflook and Robert Clement, who
; The American . , abpent from school
-cond cow, Haywood Dingle, the boy and girl of thee gntnj graae , g.nce
wno naa inue . "Z j rnonitinr
this CrpHitoKlo T-oxnrH t.bfl
, r a neaitny can iut
Mr James A.
' ""P-'ii, Del
Gwyn, of Wil-
Twt with relatives here.
- t ,, A HTAvn m" iron cnoial ttfcmtifT
durine the year were won Dy kod- j ' ---
ert Russell and Elsie Jane Greenland introduced to the audience.
The certificates and medals were A group of songs by the high
ine c"w'"wr' . b w h. F. school chorus and a selection of
presented the stW0f the Ifive service songs by the Waynes
Millar, of the local post Tneivjle Xownghip high 9chool band
Lefhenannual art awards given by ; under the direction of Charles Isley,
the Aux"liary of the American (band master, were also featured on
Legion post were won by Fletcher the program.
Funeral -eivi.e- were held on
l-'i i.lav all. i li.inii at the Kn -t l!a-
list church for Mi-- Aim;
Kirkpatrick. .lauclit.i .f M
M i. W. T. Kii'knati iek. u h
in an Ashevillo hospital on
nesday iiiht at in : l.'i o'clock.
The Kev. II. G. llainiiieU.
tor of the church, olliiiated.
was asiii-te.l by the Kev. J.
Madison, pastor of th. First
odist church, and the Kev.
Williamson, pastor of th
terian church. Burial as
Green Hill cemetery.
Serving a- active palllnan
were: Claude Rogers. Johnny F
guson. .lack .Mess r. (iiaydell
gus.m, K'minett Haleiitine,
Messer, John Bovd, and .
Miss Kirkpatrick, who was
greatly beloved in the community,
had taught the first grade in the
Central Elementary school for the
past l.'i years. Her former pupils
reside throughout this area, and
hold her in the highest esteem.
The current first grade attended
the services in a body.
Miss Kirkpatrick had gone to
her work as usual on Wednesday
morning and had taught her classes
throughout the day. She did not
leave the school building until late
in the afternoon, being busy with
the arrangements for the closing
of school. Upon arriving home she
told her family she did not feel
well, and her condition shortly
after became critical and she was
rushed to the hospital, where she
passed away soon after arriving.
Miss Kirkpatrick was a gradu
ate of the Western Carolina Teach
ers College and had taken special
courses in education at Duke Uni
Surviving are her parents; one
sister, Miss Winnie Kirkpatrick;
a Drotncr, Lloyd ivirKparricK, anu
a niece, Nancy Kirkpatrick, all of
KombinK Trip Of Local
Aviator (liven In News
week; (Jot Direct Hit On
red lilt wit Ii
Sardinia in a
Maioi Stent, tl
lightning, a lighter
now chi l ies bombs in N.
against the enemy.
Tiic plane which M;
i:-ed ill the bombing
identical to the la-t .
Mrs. Stent and
son make their Ii
Stentz is the son
,1. Dale Stent., w
l.litors ot :NiW
print this nrti.
winch is as follows
nines as J.nig-rai.gi
Strategic All Fi ce
cm-id. Table vei -a il,
od- of attack. 1 be
the US, of l.lglltll
Stent, made a di- "7L ? ;. y-
bomb on a heavy j ' ; 4 V5?! ' '
at Maddalena in j W
iccent "mission" I v SSj '
tellltorv, a.eoiilllig 10 f sa".
account by Men ill J I V.
the ellllelit l-slle of X I P t I
, Lockheed i ,
lane, that1 W 3f
uth Africa .y ? 1V
laid was f s 1 X
I,.,,, i..th-old I lilt J
ome I,.,.. Major 1 1 V' 1
of Mr, and Mrs.J - If, IJ I
lio al.-o live nere. y ,f a
-., k giaufdii rf ;l'
pel mission to re- "" ""5a"
Ii' in it s cut iret y , ...
.1 1,111 1 1 . II' r i i . , i . i
i i ill
n il- m. t:i
. as bondo
1,,-t neck by
W-Week's c 'I
nt at th. front.
"(In the front you can see the
operation- . and -ome! lines the
effort of ( oiiiiighain's Tactical
Air Force, toil yon have to go back
to scattered 1 111 ed cities which
(Continued i i Pr,"c 12)
May Term Superior ;
Court Scheduled To
The May term of Superior court,
civil actions, will convene here on
Monday. May .'ird. Judge II. Hoyle
Sink, of Greensboro, is scheduled
The calendar is a light one and
court attaches stated that it was
doubtful if the court would hold
over three days.
Jury members drawn for the
first week include the following:
Claude 1. Worley, of Beaverdam;
Deny Norman, of Waynesville;
Charles Evans, of Pigeon; William
K. Thompson, of Clyde; Karl Mes
ser, of Ivy Hill; Frank tjumi, of
W. T. Kainer, of Jonathan
j Creek; J. A. Burch, of Beaver
idain; 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 McCracken.
of Fines Creek.
Bob Rogers, of Crabtree; A.
Howell, of Waynesville; Tonimic
Noland, of Crabtree; Glover Fer
guson, of Fines Creek; Vaughn
Fisher, of White Oak; Ken Bur
nett, of East Fork; Ned Moody, of
Cecil; Crow Hopkins, of ata
ooehee,and Albert Howell, of Ivy
When Run Over
By Big Truck
Ma vine Woody, t w o y. :.r old.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .lack
Woody, of the Mt. Sterling area
was instantly killed around 10
o'clock Monday morning when her
tutl ei acci;!' i'!y backed I, is tnjft
loaded with wood over her, accord
ing to I'r. J . I'l'aiiK raie, coiuiiy
with wood over hoi
Dr. J. Frank Pali
roller, win. inv. stigaled the death.
Mr. W Iv is reported to have
driven the truck into the yard of
Ins home near the lumber opera
tions of Dewey Pless. While he
was loading it with wood his small
daughter came out to play around.
When the truck was filled he is
said to have looked around, and not
seeing her, thought she had gone
into the house.
Ill the meantime the child had
managed to get under the truck and
as the father drove off, the wheels
of the truck ran over the neck and
Head oi tne cniiu. i ne coroner nein
that "the child came to
as a result of a fractured skull."
Mr. Woody is reported to have
driven some distance from the
house before either the father or
the mother, who was in the house,
knew of the tragedy.
Funeral services were held on
Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at
the Panther Creek Baptist Church
with the Rev. Forrest Ferguson
officiating. Burial was in the church
The funeral arrangements were
under direction of the MaRsie Fune
County Total Is
More Sales Coming
Dayton Rubber Manufac
turing Company Purchases
$50,000; Canton Area In
Total sales for war bonds in
Haywood for the month of April
stood 45 percent over the quota
last night, with sales totaling
$418,493. The quota for April is
$290,:i00. With the sales of today
and tomorrow to be added, some
thought there was a possibility of
doubling the quota b-'fore six
o'clock Friday afternoon.
The Canton area nosed ahead in
the friendly and spirited campaign,
in which they were challenged by
Waynesville to s e which end of
the county could sell the most.
The figures last night gave Can
ton $215,042.25, while Waynesville
had $20:1,450.75 less than $12,000
difference between the two con
testants. Dayton Rubber Manufacturing
Company took a $50,000 bock of
bonds this week, to boost the total,
while Pet Dairy Products Company
added another 1.000 to the pur
chases. Selling agents reported several
individuals had bought heavily dur
ing the past few days, with more
scheduled to be s"ld today and to
morrow. A brief ceremony was held Tues
day morning at Dayton liuDher
Company, when Charles G. Mill, r,
manager, turned the check for $50,
000 over to the bond sales staff,
Charlie Hay. H. B. Atkins, Aaron
Prrvo-t and J. K. Massie.
In cooperation with the drive,
the pupils of St. John's found y s
terday that they had invested $!),
0!u;.:i(i in stumps and bonds -enough
to buy IS jeeps at $'.'0()
The faculty has stressed the pur.
chase of stamps in the school and
each wick the students were almost
100 percent in their purchases.
The management oi the school
has received a letter from the sec-i
nctary of the treasury commending
the purchase plan of the stamps
which the school followed this term.
Miss Anna Med ford Has
ArtWork On Exhibition
Among the art exhibits being
shown at Greensboro College, is
the work of Miss Anna Medford,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. C.
Medford of Waynesville.
Art students are exhibiting their
best work done the four years at
Miss Medford has an eye for the
her death unusual in the usual and Is strong-
est when she works with black and
white. Her lithographs, "Ballet
Dancer," "Still Life," "Street
Scene," "At the Casino," and Ne
gro Singing," are very well done.
She is also exhibiting two ink
sketches of figures. A statue, call
ed "Adolescene," and several oils,
including "Woman Crocheting,"
Trolly Scene," and the portrait of
a young girl, complete the senior's
C. B. Hosaflook
Masons In West
C. B. Hosaflook was elected Ven
erable Master of Asheville Lodge
of Perfection of the Ancient and
Accepted Scottish of Free Masonry
in the Valley of Asheville at a re
cent election of officers held in
Asheville Masonic Lodge of per
fection. The lodge of perfection is the
largest masonic body in North
Carolina, extending from Shelby
to Murphy, East and West and
from Tennessee to South Carolina,
North and South. It has a mem
bership of more than six hundred
from the fourth to the thirty-second
Mr. Hosaflook attended the Grand
Lodge of North Carolina A. P. and
A. M. in Raleigh last Wednesday
and Thursday. At that time he
was appointed District Deputy
Grand Master of the 41st Masonic
District by the most Worshipful
Grand Master of Mason in North
C. B. HOSAFLOOK, prominent
Masonic circles, who has been
elected to head the Masons m
Western North Carolina.
i Ferguson B. White,
ISon of C. R. White,
I Ferguson Burnett White, 23,
'quartermaster second class U. S.
Navy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Roy White, of Waynesville and
Darrington, Wash., is reported
missing in action m tne perfor
mance of his duty, according to a
message received this week by his
Young White volunteered at
Everett, Wash., and was inducted
into the service at Seattle. He re
ceived his training at San Diego,
Calif. He was at Pearl Harbor
when the Japs made their attack
on the naval base there on Decemb
er 7, 1941, and had also seen ser
vice on Guadalcanal.
He is a native of Darrington,
Washington, and a graduate of the
Darrington high school. He was
attending Washington State Col
lege as a member of the sophomore
class when he enlisted.
The father is a native of Hay
wood county but had been living in
the state of Washington for the
past forty years. He returned here
to reside last summer. Mrs. White
is a native of Macon County.
Other members of the family
surviving are two brothers, Fran
cis White, of Everett, Wash., and
Verco, 20, of the U. S. Navy; and
one sister, Mrs. Wilson Howell, of
the Dellwood Road.
Last Rites Held For Mrs.
Georgia Meadows Sutton
Funeral services were held at 11
o'clock Tuesday morning at the
Shadv Grove Methodist Church for
Mrs. Georgia Meadows Sutton, 23,
who died at her home on Jonathan
Creek at 11:30 a. m. Sunday. She
had been ill for the past three
Pless Boyd officiated and burial
was in the Shady Grove church
Surviving are the husband, Pri
vate Elford Sutton, U. S. Army,
now stationed in Texas; her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Baxter Mea
dows, of Jonathan Creek; one sist
er, Mrs. Charles Gaddis, of Iron
Duff; four brothers, Elbert and
Millard Meadows, of Salem, N. J-,
Carol Meadows of Cove Creek, and
Virgil Meadows, of Luther section,
Funeral Services Held For
Funeral services were held at
the Iron Duff Baptist Church at
2 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon for
Sleraldine Chambers, four months
Id daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mar
vin Chambers, who died at the Hay
wood County Hospital on Monday
morning at 9 o'clock.
The Rev. Forrest Ferguson offi
ciated, burial was In the church
Surviving are the parents; one
sister, Indera Chambers, one broth,
er, Wayne Chambers, aD of the
Iron Duff section.