fHE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great moky Mountains National Park
$1.75 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Cotuttiea
ryfHYEAR NO. 18 12 Pages
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1943 (One Day Nearer Victory)
SaywdDdl CdDifliiiity Foots
Williamson To Head Explosion
?ed Cross Chapter j"?'
Red Cross Head ... .
L of the Rid 1 ross lucou"'
the rxK-utlve committee, who
i ii- r,.vtiH Pncs as vice
busmen w . u"
br. s:nee ;n
r . i
iarU-s t. Quintan
1 Mn:ie;!V (l vice
V , u Ai
1! remain a mcmOer ox tne execu'
mmt'tie re-eieclea ivirs
ry and H. B.
kr Sloan as
kkin as treasurer.
The new chairman announced
r i, v.cifi w5fh
If C"'llHUoee uolllu mm, " 'vii
unci place to tie announced
A (urtis Kuss Named
yie Chairman For Local
Chapter Hy Executive
Williamson was nam-
,if the Haywood Ghap-
succeeds L. N.
lias oeeu acuiug uioii-
ignation of H. G.
months ago. Mrs.
has served in
iiiiiiMiiiiBaiiaiiiMtiifrriaftmlifiiifflfliiii il 1 '1ir 1 "
M. R. WILLIAMSON has boon
named chairman of the Haywood
Chapter of the Red Cross.
Mr. Williamson, was cnairman
the war fund campaign which
recently with this chapter
Vnc- their quota of more than
Other members ot the committee
vdis'hr officers named above m.
t if - c.'ianmeii:
Mr?. .Im- L'.'u r. home service;
T. L. (iivyn. publicity; J. C.
. , . , .......
U; Carlton K. Weatherby, life ducted Sunday afternoon
ivimran.l water satety; uen bioan, i o'clock at Long's Chapd
me ami jarm accident, preven- ; t , , , , . i
km: Mrs. . It. r . .Millar, nome
.e ami udunt .er services (two
.: : Mrs. L. M. Killian,
Memorial To Be
Held Sunday For
i"a; Mis. EeJ. s enuitt, jvi-l,.'?,
pea! ln-s;n(r and Alys. John
r ,,ilii' h.u . pellagra control.
war from Hay
iastor, the Rev.
McLean will on, duct the s -r-ssisied'hy
Rev. .Joe S. John-
Junaluska, for Pvt
9th casualty in tin
wood Count v. The
our Enter War
iVork After NYA
f"ia Haywood people recently
'"'! at ih,. VYA Production
"t" in A-lievillc have been
Parol in war industries nceord-
!." II. .Mauley, project man-
The choir will lender special
music and I lie congregation will
sinir "Am I a Soldii r of the Cross?"
l!ohby l.eath rwood, of I he high
school hand will sound Taps.
Pvt. Rathlione was inducted ;n
the service at Fort Jackson 1t t
September. He was a graduate of
the local high school and at the
time he enured the army had just
received his diploma from Brevard
From Fort Jackson he was trans
ferred to Fort .McClellan, and from
the latter to Camp Miles Standish,
Staunton, Mass. He was reported
missing in action on February 2,
and a few- week ago the War De
partment notified the family that
he had lost his life.
The last time the family heard
from him his address was "care
of the postmaster," New York
Surviving are the parents, Mr.
and Mrs. S. D. Rathbone, of Lake
t 1 1 1" : x He Tn.
urv Su van a Hriirp-iKt Junaiusna; nve sisters, iuis. deny
J 1 T-V It
retmncd here anH will he with,lner. -vlls- (1 rsanenger,
Fifteen Divorces Granted
Here In One Day Of Civil
Court, Number Cases
Eight property damage suits,
growing out of the explosion of
storage tanks uf the Standard Oil
Company here last July, were com
promised at the May term of Su-
j perior court which convened here
on Monday and adjourned sine die
Judge Clarence E. Hlackstock.
of Asheville, presided in place of
Judge H. Hoyle Sink. Greens
boro, who was scheduled to be
here for 'I:.1 May civil term.
The amounts involved in the set
tlements with the light plaintiffs
was : made public.
Ai records were broken on
M- alay by the number of divorces
!" -nted in one day, the number
.idling fifteen, with the total for
lie term of sixteen.
A compromise was 1 inched 111
he case of Mrs. Emma l.edford
against the Smoky Mountain
Stages for $2,000. Mis Ledl'oid
is alleged to have boarded a bus
111 (aiium and while waiting for
her change, the driver is said to
have started the vehicle and she
was thrown down, receiving sri i,,u
In the case of Ray N. Uavis
af..ii'i' Edwin Jack.-un, which in
volved damages to the plaini ill 's
car, which was said to have been
caused by a run-away team, judg
ment of S2IMI was rendered.
1 ; V lint
includes: Lawson And
1. Canton, trained in
w with Chamnion Fibre
"' : Ethel Hoeien. Mav
furr Reek and Martha Jane Roe-
Clyde, route 1, and
ia"lei in !;,, ;1 ,0 in tVio Naval
waft Factory in Philadelphia.
ir. Harry Sullivan Is
ack At Smith's Drug
Willard Moody, Mrs. Mary
raittl Prnir St firf X-Vl D VJ Yta. WO a
k several vears. Sometime ae-o liarns a11 of Lake Junaluska, and
as transferred and for t.hP nnst ! Mrs. Hilliard Higgins, of Hia-
N has been in the Spartanburg lwassEe Dam: two brothers, Dallas
pre of the firm 1 Rathbone, of Harrisburg, Pa., and
Mr?. Sullivan and vounp son williGobel Rathbone. U. S. Army, sta-
pve soon to ioin Dr Sullivan tioned in New Mexico.
Hazelwood voters re-elected their
board of aldermen out of eiirht
candidates on Tuesday.
Mayor Clyde Fisher was with
The results of the election gave
Mayor Fisher 211 votes; W. E.
Prevost 240, Grady Smith 1,"H, and
Carl Swanger 151.
Other aldermen candidates re
ceived: Lawrence Davis l.'iX; C.
I). Creasman 128; T. L. Blalock
90; Thos. Garrett 78 and Dewey
Mayor Fisher is assistant plant
manager of the Dayton Rubber
Co., R. L. Prevost is president of
tt i r r
ijrs i nagusia .Hanuiaciuring i m-W'il-
Panv' Grady Smith is a foreman
at Uuagusta and Carl bwanger is
of the standards department of
A. C. Lawrence Leather Company.
F E R G V S O N It C R N ETT
WHITE, S-'. ipiai tei 111a -tel. sec
ond class, V. S. Na. son of
Mr. and Mis. Charles Key White,
of W aynesvilh and Dai 1 imrtoii,
Wash., who was repoiUal missing
in action by the Navj Department
last wiek. Young hue ohin
teel ed in F.Veidt. Wa.-!i., wbde a
member of t he sopholiioie class at
Washington State Cim et sit y . His
father, -a native of lawood I'oiin
ty, rt-ided 111 Washington state bo
40 years, returning to a ni'sville
The towns of Waynesville
iiral Hazelwood will stage the1
most elaborate clean-up. paint
up week in years, the officials
of the two towns announced
yesterday, as the starting date
was set for the Mill of May,
and will continue through the
Special truck crews will be
used by the two towns during
the period to haul off the trash.
Mayor .1. II. Way. Jr.. of
Waynesville. and Mayor Clyde
Fisher, of Hazelwood, are
working with other town offi
cials and will have complete
details of the campaign in the
, next issure of The Mountaineer.
Towns Of County Expected
To Follow Suit At An
Early Date, Is Belief.
In accordance with a ruling
passed by the' recent legislature,
the Haywood county boa I'd of com
missioners prohibited the sale of
beer and wine over the weekend
in the county outside the eoiporate
limits of the towns. The action
was taken by the boa id
meet nig hen' on Monday.
The hours restricting'
of heel and wine are fi
o'clock Saturday night to
o'eloik .Monday morning.
Violators of the new ruling
be nunished and their lin iis
voked, it was announce
board of commissioners.
Trie legislature set I'm 1 It 111 tin
bill giving the county eoiiimi-sion
tis this power, thai tin- town of
ficials in the ;ounties would b
riven the same rights of restric
tion of sales. It ir thought
1 he tow ns of t he cmint y '
soon take act ion n ca 1 ,i 1 ng
Bond Sales In County
Is Nearing $700,000
1 1 :.'!()
, bv the
j ' SN ) '
11 1 , vi I
T. J. CATHEV
to serve a foui y
ty audit. 11 1 1 1 a-u
has held !'o: llu
a 1 t
1111 a -
a posit o
t tin e
Haywood More Than
Doubles April Quota Of
$290,300 In Purchase Of
War bond sales for Haywood
county stood at $C77,4f)6 yesterday
morning, according to figures com
piled by Charlie Ray, chairman at
sales in the county. This is against
the April duota of $290,800.
Small purchases during: the past
week has sent the total skyrocket
ing. The average sale has been
$2." and $100, according to the
First National Hank here. Farm
ers and industrial winkers have
belli buying in large numbers dur
ing the week.
In the spirited contest betwon
the Waynesville - lla.dwood area
and Canton, the score stood last
Canton Area 331,71 1 00
Power To Be Oil
Early Sunday A. M.
Cathey Given 1
Year Term As
The pow i from Lake ,1 1111
west, ncluding the REA lim
ho oil from four until d
Sunday nioi lung, aei"i ding
( 'aiobna .Power and Light
nam . The shut olf in t he
t i the
morning hoiu.J is not expected
inconvenience main- patrons. The
shut down is necessary in older to
make slight repaiis on the main
1 1 in .
Mayor Of Clyde
year as ,
of Api ll.
i, hlo i
1 1 I 111
by the boa id
d bl- I
to taking the oilier !
111 c liaige of pay i oils
the ( haiiipion I'api r and F
( ompaiiy at llai ' loi d. T-nn.
was w it h t he HanK of I 'anton
six yenis, ami I'm a nuiubei
yra i - w a a.-soriat rd with
Teiine-see and Noith Cam
Dolos Doan Coini To
M Anderson was elected mayor Vasliinr(oil To Work
vile iv ,s vines uvo o. t, .
Dr. Sisk, Delegate
From Haywood To
State Medical Meet
Dr.. C. N. Sisk, district lualtl
officer, will leave Sunday for Ral
eigh where he will attend the an
nual meeting of the North Caro
lina State Medical Society. He
will represent the Haywood Coun
ty Medical Society in the house
of Clyde bv 3 votes over
(Hill) Harris. The third candidate,
M. P. Ilaynes. received 6 votes.
The election was on a non-partisan
D. Manson Cagle, Jr., was elect
ed judge of the Clyde police court
w ith a vote of 138 to 76 for his op
ponent, Jeter P. Hawkins.
Clyde voters also elected three
aldermen. They are; Claude Jones,
who received 133 votes; Glenn D.
Drown, 129 votes, and Jack L. West,
113 votes. Their opponents were:
H. W. Knsley, 100 votes, Van C
Deaver, 104 votes, and J. Tom Lca
therwood, 105 votes.
Delos Dean leaves Sunday for
Washington, where he has accept
ed a position with The Pullman
Company. For the past few years
he hi'.s been traveling representa
tive of the Atlantic Heer and Ale
Company. HV was connected with
s vera! department stores here for
nianv vears. Mrs. Dean and son i
Charles, will remain in Hazelwood
for the present.
County Total $677,45CO0
The treasurv department an
nounced that ocudiuar'rs were
far behind in tabulating' the .sales,
and that all bonds sold through
May 8th would count on the April
ipiota. If sabs continue at the
same pace during the week, it is
expected that Haywood will go far
above the $7110,000 mark for the
period allotted to go against the
ii.iginal April ipiota.
The total for l he nation is -ev-i
ral billions above the thirteen
billion which the treasury asked
Grandson of Local
In n feature carried in Virginia
papers entitled ''Old Dominion Od
ditii's" is a story of Hurwood Hul
lock and a schoolmate. Young Mul
lock -is the son of Mr. F. II. Bul
lock, of Falmouth. Vn.
Mrs. Bullock is the former Miss
Sallie Kate- Jones, of Waynesville,
.laughter of Henderson Jones and
the late Mrs. Jones. Her son, who
is in the l S. Navy, has often
visited relatives here.
The story telling i the experi
ence of the two boys is appropri
' atrly illustrated in the feature
which carried the following:
"Two buddies, Robert Johnson
and Harwood Bullock, went
j through Falmouth high school to
gether. Both served delivery
Four Eating Places
Sgt. Jack Smith, of Camp Bland
ing, Fla., is home on furlough to
visit his wife and parents.
Miss Do, js (;,.Hhi ipff stv'nr S. P. Gav Returns
M'hinpton. D. c, where she .From State Dental Meet j
"Department. .Miss Grahl is Dr. S. P. Gav returned yester-
e daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lin- day from Raleigh, where he attend
J1 Orahl and was a mem her of ! pH Hip North Carolina State Dental !
floating class this yar Society which has been in session
'"m the !r'cal his-h school. , there "this week.
Ski tifk4A: fSrS '
1 Vj U j 4 ' 'Am.
f L: i s U' kJ
"Here's $50,000 For War Bonds .
An Ayvard for 100 Bond Buying
i II mi Linn. - . ,, f' '
- -vw,..As- - g ji ii 1 1 m .f'
I !U I-III q I1: Hn
routes for the Fredericksburg Free
Lance Star. Both joined the Navy
before the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Johnson became a first class petty
oflieer on the ITSSi CHlhonn a
Have New Sunday Hours j transport. Bui lock became a sea-
1 man first class on the William
Four Waynesville eating places i Waf I!llllowSi a transport,
are ann incing today that effective A y(i.u. W(,nt by wjthout the
Sunday, they will not open for boys S(1(,inf, each uthe). The (,a,
business until one o clock. j un i.,lmh,..l nH ,nl ; iw
The firms adopting the new Sun- minutos. After stayinir afloat for
hours, Johnson was sighted by a
United States vcssol. A life boat
day hours are: The American Fruit
Stand, The Tavern, The Tap Room
and The Taxi Stand.
was lowered and It husky hand
; pulled the weakened sailor out of
the cold water.
1 'How are you feeling, old man?'
asked Johnson's rescuer.
'Pretty good, Harwood,' John
replied as he threw his arms
rho returned at once to his post ! about his boyhood chum, Seaman
of duty. Harwood Bullock."
Mrs. Kermit Murray has return
ed from Camp Blanding where she
has been visiting her husband,
' Serjeant Kermit Murray. She was ;
accompanied home by Sgt. Murray, son
"You're Doing A Swell Job .
,.:U.R' PREVOST, chairman of the committee working in
2T Knt for the sale of war bonds, hands Miss Hazel Wyatt
.-wi's from the Treasurv Department, thanking the employees
' Hllc,, Shoe Corporation for their 100 per cent participation m
titf... . "l wal Donas. arren muis, e
bonds. Warren Mills,
- h I
such was the remark of Charles G. Miller, manager of the Dayton
Rubber Manufacturing Company here, last week as he gave i-narne
Ray, chairman of the bond sales committee, a check for $50,000 for
war'bonds. The picture was made in front of the Dayton plant, and
those shown are left to right: J. E. Massie, Charles G. Miller, Charlie
Rav, Aaron Prevost and H. B. Atkins. A Mountaineer Photo.
says Charlie Ray as he hands Leo Weill, president of Wellco
Shoe Corporation, a certificate from the Treasury Department thank
ing the management of the corporation for their part in buying bonds
and the plan in force in the plant enabling their employees to buy
bonds systematically. Heinz Rollman, plant superintendent, is shown
on the right lookintr on. A Mountaineer Photo.
-A Mountaineer Photo.