IflUSDAY, SEPTEMBER: 9, il943 (One Day Nearer Victory)
THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
TWO a1 "
Cjs Last Month
7 for August totaled
V :a r H:,vuoid county, it
-J 1 , .;' week, after all
was not met,
of the bond
it that many
,, War Loan
' . . . . , i. a .j
above is just
well To Edit
Jyr of The
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, former edi
Mountaineer, for Gadsden,
Times, an after
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ill be editor and
if the city desk,
under him. The
.! live afternoons
..iy morning, hav
in excess of 14,-
iwell have spent
r htre, since
kvival Services At
wch Being Held
rival services are beinjr held
ifk at the Hazelwood Metho-
evening at 8
(k. The Rev. J. S. Johnson
or assisted by the Rev. Grady
;m of the Crabtree charge is
iucting the services.
1 service honoring the men in
irmeil forces will be held on
rsday evening and a special
we is planned for the voune
le on Friday night. The Dub-
conlially invited to attend all
fwdy Family Reunion
Be Held Sunday At
eUt Mrs. It. H. Plott
'if annual reunion of the Reub
My family will be held at
i m. of M,s. R. H. Plott on
Si'ci Cap Road on Sunday the
"- All members of thp familv
- fril-nds are m-lTiirl kflv.. o
lc lunch and attend. No for
pri'grani has been arranged,
t'fre will bp several brief
made durinc tbe Haw
'! 'r Honds and Stamps.
DR. H. T. HUNTER, president
of Western Carolina Teachers Col
lege, is optimistic over the current
college year, which opened yester
day, with an enrollment of ap
proximately 250 students.
Starts 54th Year
Hunter Announces Enroll
ment of 250, With Faculty
Westein Carolina Tachcrs Col
lege, of Cullowhec, with faculty
and administrative members ap
proximating fifty, with assured en
rollment of 250, and with every
prosp et for a successful year,
opened yesterday. September 7, for
its 5-lth ear of service.
Just prior to that date, Presi
dent H. T. Hunter stated that prob
ability of last minute changes and
other irregularities caused by war
conditions were happily at a mini
mum, with only one or two teach
ers under consideration for later
He announced as welcome addi
tions to this year's faculty: Dr.
Grant McColley, professor of Eng
lish and department head; Clar
ence Chrisman, professor of mod
ern languages and department
head; Miss Charlotte Watson, art
instructor; Mr. Phillips, instructor
in agriculture; Mrs. Phillips, teach
er of science; Miss Cella Ashbrook,
secretary to the president; .Mrs.
Rena Forrest McDevitt, bookkeeper.
Dr. W. F. Quillian To
Fill First Methodist
Pulpit On Sunday, 12th
In the absence of the pastor,
It is estimated that a total of
76.501 persons in 21.801 vehicles
-'sited the Great Smoky Mountains
National Park during the month
of August, according to the rec
Tins represents a decrease of 47
pel cent over travel of last -.tiV.
Approximately hi per cent of the
visitois eie I i mil the states of
lTci:nessi and North Carolina.
I 1 he visitors came from 37 known
ditiei-ent states and the District of
Columbia. Foreign travel totaled
2t).i'i(;s) and local travel reached
Travil is estimated by comparing
actual travel counts made at cer
tain periods of the mouth with ac
tual counts made during the cor
responding periods of the previous
Lions To Strive
For 100 Meeting
Here On The 16th
The Waynesville Lions Club
have set Thursday. September 16.
as the date for their "100 pel
cent meeting." Kvery member will
be charge. 1 with the responsibility
of being present for that meeting,
as part uf the national obscrvaii'-.'
"!' H'iI pi i ee-n attendance Wi k
"f ! t.-ris. Til, attendance i m
dial c,. -.f Lloyd K n kpat I iek-
( Tin Lin u a- 1 eei-nt ly nam
ed cbaii man of publicity, and had
charge of i In- program Thursday
night, with W. Cm lis l!us. edit.e
"t I he Mountaineer, speaking on
the value of publicity, and some
community problems which civic
organizations must solve.
Bride's Name Mixed
By Force Of Habit
KNOXV1LLK, Tenn. A cus
tomer telephoned the operator of
a dry cleaning branch and asked
if she would remain open until
she could reach the place.
The operator, Miss Nora Paint
er, could. The customer arrived
and asked for Ann Perdue's clean
ing. Miss Painter couldn't find a
parcel under that name.
Suddenly the customer exclaim
ed: "Oh, I forgot. I got married
last week. My name's Ann Gas
The cleaning was found without
In California I At Camp Maxey
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Dog Guarding Auto
Included In Loot
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. John
"I parked my automobile down
town early tonight. I want to re
port the theft of a tire, wheel and
inner tube and a bulldog. I
....... ,lll,. .nlJ lilro In finI th
ivoc ii-jiui it'll, Willi trAn.iiciauvu, bulldog "
this story to a police desk ser- j pierce t.ft the dog with the car
geant: as a guard.
IJeeiis In Kound-IIn
W. F. Quillian, executive secretary " i u..i.
of the Joint Division of Education
and Cultivation of the Hoard of
Missions of the Methodist church
will fill the pulpit of the First
Methodist Church on Sunday morn
ing. Dr. Quillian is an interesting
speaker and prior to his presi nt
connection with the church served
as a college president.
Rev. Madison will preach in a
Methodist Church in High Point
in the interest of a campaign to
raise $150,000 for the High Point
College, Methodist school, of which
Ke is a graduate.
I KINGMAN ARMY AIR HASH,
i.Aiiz. - Aerial gunners, utilizing
i jeeps for cow ponies, developed a
new round-up technique when 50
caltle wandered on the gunnery
I The motorized cow ponies rode
nerd siiccesslully on all but one,
which held its ground.
A wrecker with a makeshift
hoisting harness whisked it to safe
ground and Kingman gunners went
back to work.
PVT JAMFS Hl'GH CUN
NINGHAM, f Mi. and Mrs.
Carl Cunningham, is now stationed
at Riverside, Calif., at t amp Hoan.
He entered the service on May 28,
1943, and was inducted at Cump
Croft- From the induction center
he was transferred to his present
Pvt. Cunningham is a graduate
of the local high school and before
entering the armed forces was em
ployed by Glenn Martin airplane
factory in Baltimore. His wife,
the former .Miss Ruth Medford, of
Hazelwood, is now visiting her
Heard On Friday
K n t iunisey. former ico pi v-i
di nt of Rotary I nlei nat innal. and
director of the org a Ma! 1011 for
many years, was the eue-t speaker
at the weekly Rotaiy meeting her
Mr. Gurnsey gave a typ.cal in
duc'.ion of a new member into Ro
tary, pointing out. in detail the
fuller meaning of tin motto: "lie
profits most who serves best."
Mr. Gurnsey is president of the
Gule Life Insurance Company of
Florida, and spends bis vacations
in this section. A large numb r of
visitors were present Friday, many
from the speaki r's home state of
Florida. Krnest L. Withers, for
mer district governor of Rotary,
pr sented the speaker.
Gold Pieces (Jain
ELLSWORTH, I'a. Paging
through a Hible she purchased m
a second hand store, Mrs. Thomas
Fvanko discovered a small envel
ope, yellow with age. In it wile
three $10 gold pa-cos. She was
worried. 1'ncle Sam had called in
all gold pieces a long lime ago.
Hut In r fears diminished when hoi
banker told her the coins obviously
PVT. OSCAR HOWELL, son of
I Mr. and Mrs. Clinton Howell, of
Waynesville, route 2, has recently
I returned to his post at Camp
I Maxey, after spending a 15-day
I furlough here with his parents.
Pvt. Howell was inducted at
: Camp Croft and from there was
sent to Fort Jackson, r roni JacK
I son he was transferred to Camp
Young, Calif., and then to his
present station. ltcforc entering
the service he was employed by the
local plant of the Dayton Rubber
Company. He is a graduate of the
Waynesville township high school.
Given A Picnic
The .annual picnic for Pel Dairy
Products Company eieol"ees and
I t h, ir families was held - - , eiilly at
the Piedmont Hotel. Mm ut lit'ty
I I-'olb'wmg the picnic, the group
I staged a dance at the hotel dance
li. H. Davenport, manager of
t he til m, w as master of cet e-
monies for the occasion.
j Cheap At Any Price
I KNOXVILLE, Tenn. Business
was slow. A salesman wanted to
I mi, .v. . In- lion ies from the market
place ill a hurry. He yelled loudly:
"llucklebi ri ii s 15 cents per box
t 111 ee boxes for 50 Cents!"
' A ha i gain bun lei stopped, asked :
"You -ay three boxes for 50
The woman, plucking down half
a dollar for the "bargain" said:
"Give me three-."
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Mr. and Mrs. Fred Taylor, of
Waynesville, route 2. announce the
birth of a daughter. Ruth Eileen, at
t heir home on September I .
Puy War lionds and S'anips.
SERGEANT, 16, BEFORE RETIREMENT
Kive Drivafe lessons at f hp home of Ihp stu-
lf,nl on (he following instruments Piano, Violin, Cor
One half hour, or more time if desired by student.
Fr terms call 135-J.
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Devens Strong Man
Finds Jeep -Mere Toy
FORT DEVFNS, Mass. Flat
tires mean nothing to Corp. Johnny
Palaima, 22, of Maynard, Mass.,
who everyone says is the strongest
man at this post.
When Pfc. Leslie Corsey's jeep
had a flat tire the other day,
Colporal Palaima held the jeep
off the ground while Corsey chang
ed the tire.
0ver 18 Years Of Age Unemployed Or From Non-Essential Work For
New Jersey Canning Factory
GoodW8ges and Living Conditions
Free Transportation Provided. Contact Company Representative At
U. S. EMPLOYMENT SERVICE
Waynesville, N. C, a( Once During Hours 8:30 A. M. and 4:30 P. M.
Those Emlpoyed At Highest Skill In Essential Work Need Not Apply.
WHILI ON THEIR WAY to Invade Sicily, Staff Sergeants Clifford R.
Wherley, 16, of Elmwood, 111, and Nokolaus Woll, 45, of Ridgewood,
N. Y discuss their North African experiences. Wherley, recently dis
charged from the air force because of his age, holds the Air Medal
and has participated In many air battles. . (International)
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