FHE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
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Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
NO. 38 12 Pages WAYXESVH.I.F. v r THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 23. 1943 (One Day Nearer Victory) $1.75 In Advance In Haywood and jacKson
M War lmi(i (Mtai
farmers Are Urged To Use More Lime And Phosphate
h " nh A I III f I
(ew Farm Plan
Food. Feed and Pas-
Needed To Help In
Ut Effort. Officials Cite
Glenn A. Boyd,
. . ....i... AAA
Haywood ooumy nnn.
,ht. supplementary Pro"
k.,, i u-t been announceu
.See an' "
County Has Too Many
Divorces, Says Judge
Last Rites Held
For Diana Black
Last rites were conducted yes
terday afternoon at t o'clock at
the home of Mr. and Mis. .lake
F. Newell in Charlotte for Miss
Diana Black, 13, who dud M. .li
wood County Hospital, where -he
had been taken for treatment only
a few hours before death cattle.
The Kev. Redhead, pastor of the
Second Presbyterian church, of
Charlotte, otliciated. Burial wa
in the family plot in
cemetery. Charlotte. The body
was taken to Charlotte on Tuesday
Miss Black, who had many
friends in this section was a na
tive of Charlotte, and the daugh
ter of C. A
Lelia M. Mack, of Waynesville
and Charlotte. She came here .
with her parents several years ago
The county com
J that it wid increase the use 01 cay afternoon at 4:1
,, v -idiate in naywouu
,,, .emi-t l"0 per cviit m .
J( be cils"'' 1,11
,ta!v mat. nal .ur. coy a swvcu
m i ., i.ariT fni- the
Ur l, id'l'Iy "'I th limTe
be luo -.-ary lor mm u u,c
fctsphate winch ne receiveu unu
t hb till I li'W sou uuuuiiiB
Lancf. If the farmer had not
Ljal his full allowance he may
U application tor enougn aaui-
lal rejrulaf 11)43 material to
This full allowance. When the
Utional maierial has been ap-
iaj he may make application lor
fcplemetnary lime ana pnospnaie
hich will be cnargea agui"
L.UA payment if applied prior
i December 31, 1943.
Ur. Bovd urged all farmers to
Wet the AAA office to report
t practices on their farm, and to
out if they will be eligible
Bake application for supple-
Itttary lime and phosphate.
In commenting on this program,
liward Clapp, county agent,
based the importance of apply-
femore lime and phosphate on
fcttres. due to the acute short-
Ve of feeds. All food and feed
tips should be given special at
ption, he pointed out.
Ur. B..l related that 1,880
fs of phosphate and 6,480 tons
lime have been delivered to date
Mr the l : 1 4 : AAA program.
pe ami phosphate are badly
puled liv the soil in Haywood
flinty, in order to secure maxi
ma production of food and feed
taps which is very essential to the
"I tried more divorce cases this
wtek per capita population in this
county than I have in any other
county in my sixteen and one-half
years on the bench in North Caro
lina," said Judge J. Hoyle Sink
after the court had granted seven
te n divorces from Monday morn
ing through Wednesday noon.
"I have made it a habit to ask
the applicants how 1 mg '.hey h ve
been mat i o ,. h.-w 1 n g they have
known each ph r, and f there are
my ch i Idren. 1 ha e oIimtvi d t hat
a la ierceir. age. at least seventy
live per c tit of those asking for
iivoi ces We! o man led on short
acqua int ances. large per cent
have also been mariied away from
liom anil family, and frequently in
South Carolina," continued the
'limvood Jl"igo, wiio seemed to he much
alarmed over the present trend.
With the exception of the record
breaking term of superior court
held a few months ago that lasted
exactly two hours, the September
Civil term was the lightest term
SffiuSnlSgt. Joe H. Smith Is
Missing, Was Bomber
Gunner In England
Black, and the late rV(T ,u'l(l in tnu county. I he main
interest cornered around tne un
usual number of divorces.
Casis disposed of during the less
to reside. For the past few years I man three days session were:
she had been spending the sum- I The case of Colbie Frizzell, ver
niers at the Black home on Hall 'sus Cruso Electric Membership
Top and her winters in Safety Corporation, which grew out of an
Harbor, Fla., and with her sister i alleged injury received by the
in Charlotte. ; plaintiff when knocked down by a
Miss Black was a graduate of jwire he contended hung too low on
Mitchell College of Statesville, and the lines of the corporation, was
Queens College, Charlotte. She non-suited.
was a member of the Waynesville i The case of the Underwood Sup
Presbyterian church. ply Company against Oscar Lay
In addition to her father, she is1 man and wife and J. K. Dotson,
survived by two sisters, Mis. Jake co. (tractor, was also note-suited,-F.
Newell, of Charlotte, and Mrs. with the plaintiff taking la appeal.
W. C. Rourk, of Safety Harbor,! In the case of Fogel Riffrigera
Fla.; two brothers, Louie M. tion Company against Leo San
Rlack. of Wavnesville. and Allen snno, which concerned n note and
T. Black, of Franklin.
ounty Men Tried
M. Parris and his nephew,
')" Irwin Angel, both of Bun
ike county, who were charged
ilk removing and concealing non-
liquor, were tried vester-
'S afternoon b.fore U. S. Com
moner W. T. Shelton and bound
"rfor trial in the Federal court,
t J : . ...
Jle nu n wore arrested Monday
monn at the hiyb Krid cp this
01 tiif Haywood-Buncombe
Ny lino i,y two State Highway
FOlmen. two niPinhpra nf t4if
"on city police force anH two
P ifiti !.. Alcoholic Taxing
n. T1'y were lodged in the Hav-
" twenty-four o-allnna of 1i-
J'and the Ford car in which they
ndinjr were confiscated by
A' the trial yesterdav Parrish's
set at $7,500 and Angel's
- The latter has made bond
'8 Out. Imt P...;.l. .4:11
r l the Haywood jail. 1
Sale of Hunting
Up To Last Year
The sale of hunting licenses in
Haywood county has totaled $500
to date, according to G. C. Plott,
county game protector, in discuss
ing the prospects for the hunting
Last year the sales at the same
period had reached $880. The
drop is to be expected, it was point
ed out by Mr. Tlott. who explain
ed that there are now between
3,000 and 4,000 persons out of
the county in the armed forces and
at defense centers, many of whom
would in normal times be buying
He also brought out
thtit this year the government is
restricting the sale of shells to
such an extent that many hunters
will not be able to enjoy their
usual amount of sport.
In checking with Roy Parkman
at the Massie Hardware store, it
was learned that according to an
order from the government farm-
contract, the plaintiff failed to re
cover anything on the contract and
The case of T. Henry Caddy ver
sus (i rover C. Clark and wife was
At Meeting Friday
$23,450 Worth of Bonds
Sold; Wine, 'Possum Dog
and Other Prizes Given.
Waynesville Rotarians got every
thing from 'possum dogs, to nylon
hose and 40-year-old wine as prizes
at their war bond auction here
last Friday. Total sales hit $23,
450 in cash, with the bond being
written and delivered on the spot.
The auction was conducted by
Mr, Mann, of the Waynosvillo Art
Callery, and assisted by Mr. Stone
of tin' same firm. A committee
of the club purchased about -0
items of merchandise, and about -5
other items were donated.
The quart of old wine, made in
France, brought $2,500 in bonds.
A pair of Florsheim shoes brought
another $2,500, and an all-wool
robe brought $2,250. A piece of
tapestry brought $1,750, as did a
pair of table lamps. i
A Dobbs hat sold for $1,500 and j
two pairs of nylon hose brought 1
Chief Stringfield, a visitor at !
the club, became enthused during
the heat of the bidding, and donat
ed a 'possum dog to the campaign.
The dog brought $500.
Shirts brought $350 each, and
ties were sold for $100 Hat. Bed
room slippers sold for $300, and
billfolds were sold at $300.
Some Florida citrus growers,
guests at the club, offered boxes of
tree-ripened fruit, and added $1,
500 more in the sale of bonds for
each box. Several Waynesville
.citizens then oilerdd Haywood ap
ples to the Florida visitors and
these sold for $1,250 and $1,500
per basket. A double deck bed sold
for $1,500 and two smoking stands
brought $300 each.
W tf II
I i ri i n J i
lluzelwood Man Made Top
Honors As (Junner While
About The Same
$30,000 Needed Daily For
Haywood To Meet The
Quota Of $892,000 By
Haywood county has $213,801 to
invest in bonds during the next
seven days in order to meet the
Third War Loan quota of $892,
000. Through yesterday, Haywood
citizens had invested $i78.109 in
war bonds during the month of
The Canton and Waynesville
areas were running neck and neck
in the drive. Canton reported yes
terday to have sold $340,000. The
total for the Waynesville area was
Haywood will have to average
$30,000 per day from now until
October first to meet the goal.
"The large purchasers have al
irady bought. The remainder
must come from purchase of lots
id mini 11 bonds," Jonathan Woody,
at a time be would draw ,jstl.j,.( chairman of the campaign,
"We have never failed to reach
a given war bond quota, and with
everyone working harder during
dand the the next seven days, wo will meet
corps no j ut quota this time," Mr. Woody
Two Men Injured
As Car Plunges
Auctioneer Mann injected lots
1 with the costs of the j of humor in the sale, and kept hi.
'customers" in an uproar during
the entire program. Some of tin
bidders became slightly confused
and tried lime and time again to
raise their own bid fearing they
would lose out on some special
Three bookkeepers from The
First National Hank, Miss Cathe
rine Jones, Miss Edna Summer
row, and Miss Dorothy Richeson,
together with Miss Klsie McCrack
on of the Haywood Home Building
and Loan Association, were on
hand and wrote the bonds for the
buyers. All bonds were delivered
before the members left.
W. Curtis Russ, chairman of the
program committee, was in charge
of the program.
S(iT. JOSKPII U. SMITH. f
Haelwood, top gunner of heavy
bomber. Ilymg out oi Kngland
bases, was reported missing by
the war department.
Legion To Honor
Local Men Killed
Memorial services honoring tboe
who have made the Miprem.
lil'pe in World War No. II
be conducted by the Wayin
Post of (he American Legion,
, a . lea mod t his
r. III! d.
I i nun
S'alV Sergeant Joseph II. Smith
has Urn reported missing in ac
tion since September t'd b by the
war department. His parents, Mr.
mid Mrs. I.ee Smith, of Iho Iwood,
la c just i cccl , d t he IK Ws.
Sergeant Smith wis top gunner
Ml :i heavy bomber, with headiiiar
ei . iii Kngland.
S nee he was m the first grade,
he lias been interested in aviation.
pictures of planes ami has made
mo.lel planes of every design and
When the war clouds drew near
er America, he could
urgo to join the air
oilier, so on August 27, 1041, he said
For the next 15 months he was
stationed ut Keesler Field as mess
serjreant. His love for aviation
and desire to lly prompted him t'
volunteer for duty as aerial gun
ner in November, 1 94 2.
It was while at Ilarlengene,
Texas, that he received high hon
ors upon graduation, and broke all
lecords of the station for direct
liifs while in flight. He scored
H12 hits out of 1,100 on his second
mission in the air. The passing
;"i'inle was 400, and 500 hits was
After hanging up such a record,
lie liogiin advanced training which
carried him to Lain ey Field, ( oo
ind.i; Salt Lake City;' ISoise, Idaho,
week from Coin- and even u p to Walla Wal la. Wash.
,ee, C S. Nav, I'loin there ho went to Kngland.
serving as cm- landing there in August of this
yea i .
II is mot her had a letter from
him dated September 2nd anil an
The condition of Weaver Duck
et! and Jim Ferguson, who suffer
ed injuries while riding in a car
which went down fifty feet on an
embankment on highway 2110
around 12:30 p. ni. last Friday, is
Hiram Green, of Clyde, route 1,
the owner and operator of the car
and Mark Swanger, another occu-
the fact ll:,nt' suffered only slight bruises,
wtiile Mr. iiucKett anil .vir. t ergu
son were seriously injured and
rushed to the Haywood County
Hospital, where they have since
The accident occurred between
Lake .Tunaluska and Hot Springs,
about three miles east of the Nor
man James store.
It is reported by officers inves-
w ho is
if the local post.
mdor Lee stated that t lie
i . e- would be held at some ceii
1 i a I point , with t he dates and lion is
to be announced later. He is ask
ing the coo oration of the parents
a t ; :o i. s of t he men ill t He
plans to honor them.
As Commander Lee pointed out
the Legion committee wishes to
work out a fitting ceremony joint
ly with the families so that a final
tribute call be paid the men from
then own community.
Charlie Ray, county chairman,
also stressed the necessity of con
tinued harder work on the part
of every citizen.
Last Thursday when local com
mittees staged a war bond rally,
a total of $89,043.75 in bonds was
sold during the day and the eve
ning when a parade preceded a
program at the Park Theatre.
Hundreds of Haywood folks
crowded the streets and took part
in the parade and enjoyed the
various features of entertainment.
The parade, led by the Waynesville
high school band, stnrtnd" at :80
at the courthouse and followed a
line of march through the business
section to the Park Theatre. Var
ious patriotic and civic organisa
tions of the town marched. The
State Guard unit followed the band
and dozens of children in costumes
were last in the line of match.
Horn! booths were set up in front
of the theatre by the selling agen-
Quota Must Be
Haywood's Bond Shipped By Jan. 1
cies of the cotnniunitv and erirls
other dated September ith, which w.ue busy writing bonds until late
got here the same time the tele- jnto (ne njght. Two jeeps from
gram of his missing arrived. the air center in Ashevillc were
Sergeant Smith has a younger hand and a ride was given
In-other in the navy, now a tor- those who bought bonds.
lied.iiiKin on a submarine in the The bonds were sold between the
Uxiths by Jonathan Woody and
Hesnles Ins parents and brother Medford Leatherwood. During the
in the navy, another brother, Wil- time for the show to open at the
ham Otis Smith, lives on Canton, theatre folk songs and mountain
rout.' 2, ami two sisters, Mrs. musjc W(.,e rendered by several
(iein v.-i C ayheal and Miss Ruby well known groups of musicians.
I.ee Smith, both of Hazel wood. a string band in the foyer of the
His father is a policeman for i theatre keep things lively in that
Champion Paper and Fibre Com- area.
1 n V,..- ,-,rnt nnr'hflp
ers am. "'v tigating the accident that the car
1 0n 22 cahber cartridges, 40 centei , , . , , . ,
Two retries -i
Belle of r I u uprnsey cows,
' Garden Creek and Vashti
Wraen fYuob. j i- rt
Osborne. Canton rp.pntl
K R-d hv'' "Citable Advanc-
!' if . rPCOrds' Janel,e at
N 70 ,two and one-half pro-5-0
tZ,2 P',Unds of milk and
I the . Dutter lat. Vashti
J "f -:wo Produd 9122.0
butter f 474-2 Pounds
l.11 ami Vashti win 1 a
IV t Performance Register
' American r.Q.. .i
0 t0 tV, -Juciiiacj uaiwc
lit arc,i(r with the names of
uice r iur'v so that a perfor-
hher !edt'rs wishine to study
Pre cartridges and 25 snotgun
shells of any gauge listed during
hich was completely demolished,
was stopped by a tree, otherwise it
a i e i i
any ca.endar quarter by making -;;h' 'g
Z Mr. P,ott :lts to the occupants.
stated, that the fishing licenses
dropped only $65 in 1943 as com
pared to 1042. In 1942 they to
taled $3,105, and this year they
were $3,040. This year there were
2,221 licenses sold, with 162 non
resident. Last year the figures
stood at 2,530, which included 210 '
swoo aw.io , , The rec.aj.sjfication of men un(j, r
non-resident. i,..; ,,c,.m will he
Mr. Plott pointed out tnat game ...e .... . .....
No Men To Be
Until October 1
had not been so plentiful in the , the last made by the draft board
a thai if more serving the Waynesville area of
couiuy in jtoi., - - ,
supplies were available the season
would pass all previous records.
St. John's Total
Bond And Stamp Sales
Now Total $25,688
les at St.
'the bona aim mi ' , . r ()Ut Congress w
John's School during the Third War, ut (.ng
Loan Drive climbed to ''"4' '3 ; fatnera ami after that the board
yesterday. the I will again start on reclassifica-
The total bond sales thge tions for caIs that will be coming
school now amount to S2o,ba, , uons
the county, it was learned this
week from the clerk of the board,
until around October the first.
During the next two weeks the
personnel of the office will be busy
taking inventory in a nation-wide
program authorized by the govern
ment. In the meantime it was pointed
ill take definite
a- u.,.t oo ipn
p-anQ Dreedmg. I enougn iu " .
hnTwiiu Average Of $30,000 In, War Ponds A Day To Make Quota
Quota Is - -$892,000
$ 50,000 1
A. J. (larrison, U. S.
Navy, Here On Leave
s. lien ( ol
lit, chairman "i
the siiigical dressings coiniiiit I
!,f the 1'ed Cross Chapter, is mi:
ling t he women to aid ill t he inn U
ling of bandages and sponges it
ordei t hal the ipiotas from I h :
area may be reached.
The I'. S. A.mv has asked ih;it
the Red Cross complete all ipiot.-i- bridge, Mil.
for the months of September ami From Hainbiidge he was sent
October so that they may be ship- to Little Creek, Va., and from there
ped before January 1. hi Solomons Branch, Md. Prior to
The local group will have to entering the service he was em
complete 11,400 four by eight : p'" by the Waynesville Phar-
sponges and !,0lMI four by four : n,acy-
sponges. The materials arc on '
hand to make the entire quota. hpaldOtt UnderWOOd
Mrs. coikitt points out thai in ! Heads St. John's Seniors
- , i f a . i i
view ot tne nuiiiiicr oi nays im-
rooms in the Masonic Temple arc- Spaldon Underwood is president
open every woman in the ciniimuii-the senior class pf St. John's
ity should find some time when! High School for 1943-44.
she could aid in this work. j Both the senior and freshman
classes elected new officers last
I week. James Tutwiler heads the
"They Came To Hlow I'p Amer
ica" was shown at the theatre,
all the expense being taken care
of by J. K. Massie. owner. Prior
to the showing of the picture, Rev.
A. J. Garrison, Jr., seaman first M. ft. Williamson, chairman of the
class, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Ked Cross chapter, gave a inspira
(larrisiti, of .shevillc, who resid- tional talk.
cil in Waynesville at the time he j Guy Massie served as chairman
volunteered, is spending a ten-day 'with Mrs. I!Ien Sloan as co-chair-N
ave here. He entered the ser- ; man. Lt. Hen Sloan of the local
vice on March 11, 1943 and re-j State Guard unit, was chief mar-
ccived his boot training at Bain-Utuill for the nnrmln un,l numlinr.
d' the State Guard kent thintrs
rounded up during the evening.
( has. K. Ray, Jr., county chair
man, complimented the people of
the county for the manner in which
they had responded to the appeal of
Lt. Ben Coikitt, Jr., And j freshman class. Elizabeth Wasi
T C Millpr Air ; lik, Franklin, was elected secretary
Corps Instructors, Here
of the senior class; Nancy Kirk
Patrick, secretary of the freshman
Yesterday noon, the reporU
from bond issuing agents in
Haywood, gave the following:
Waynesville area $338,199
Canton area 340,000
County Total $678,199
Lt. Ben Coikitt, Jr., of the U. S.
- . . , IT.
ava j 1 r Lor hs aim n. vj. nnA , A1. .
Miller, U. S. Marine Air Corps, of , avp returnf,d from Richmond Va
....., where they visited their son, Eu-
the Naval Air Base at Pensa cola GjbR firem '
arc spending a few days here with ;
the former's partnts, Mr. and Mrs. ' " y'
! t. r.n.;,f .,.i it Miliar nrp! ' "' - 1 osepn .iCL.ee
L.i. tin rflo,.nnntrv "'- of Newton-spent the week-end
1 flight. Thev landed their plane at'1" Hazelwood with Mrs. McGee's
ithe Ashevi'lle-HendersoHville air- -parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe M.
Howell Warns All
payers In Town
D. A. Howell issued a stern
notice to delinquent taxpayers of
Waynesville yesterday, stating
that he was collecting delinquent
taxes on property in Waynesville
for 102:i to 1 !M0 taxes inclusive.
Mr. Howell points out that de
linquent payers should contact him
at the city hall and make arrange
ments for paying these past due
taxes, and save further costs in
The collector said that the law
requires prompt action. Mr. How
ell has charge of collecting all de
linquent taxes prior to iP-in for
the Town of Waynesville. John
Boyd remains col bet. r of current