(THE Waynesville mountaineer
Published In The County Seat Of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park jcu0
f -NINTH YEAR NO. 49 12 Pages WAYNESVILLE. N. C THURSDAY. DECEMBER 9. 1943 (On Day Nearer Victory) $1.75 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson UunUea
Robert Francis Heads !"on?r9ubJP
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lOCal AAA ComMltfee! Collections On 17th
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rpular member. Mr.
.ni-cppiis i.ienn A. DOVU
r . au,...-
fhe first and second alternates
i i w-Klrov and J. B. HiDDS.
J. iu. " . -
. nw v electee executive com-
. ii ., .. .1 .. . . mnrnr artn nam.
i the office force of H. M. Dulin
and Miss Willie Mae
Cope as treasurer. The office force
mains the same.
Much interest was shown in the
The following men were named
.:,.v nut tnii m .1 n I n tl
trt nam.d being chairman, the
-,nil vice chairman, the third,
.l rwl fifth orp rpcriimr tyipyti-
lm, first and second alternate,
A-l Beaverdam J. B. Hipps, W.
I Harris, Geo. Sutton, .K. 0. Cars
itll, Thurman Robinson.
A-2 Beaverdam J. L. Westmore-
ind, Seth C. Wood, G. H. Hipps,
J, B. Thompson, Carl Green.
1-3 Beaverdam E. J. Pinner,
ftomas Mann, J. Marion Pless,
I, A. Rhodarmer, T. S. Smathers.
B Cecil W. F. Hipps, Ned
Moody, W. A. Swanger, Henry
lldwi'll, John Phillips.
C-l Clyde E. G. Roberson, W. M.
Mdwell, Ray Holder. Glenn Ter
iell,R. L. Per
C-2 Clyde Ed Jaynes, W. G.
syers.J. c. trantnam, u. crown,
I S. Medf ord.
D-l Crabtree W. J. McCrary,
Iillard Best, Grady Messer, Silas
D-2 Crabtree T. M. MaEItov.
Doing His Bit
llf-lfrO i MMMIfaMj
I The Lions Club have set $500 as
their goal to be raised from their
; week's operation of a dime board
on Main Street. This method has
been used by the club for a number
of years to collect funds for their
Christmas cheer among needy
families and to carry on their work
among the blind.
G. C. Ferguson is serving a
chairman of the dime board com
mittee this year, and stated yes
terday that the board will be ope
rated for one entire week before
Plans now are to open early Fri
day morning, the 17th, and a sche
dule for members of the Lions
Club has been made for the ope
ration of the board.
The Lions Club does an out
standing work among the blind and
those needing glasses and eye
treatments. Since July of this
year they have paid for glasses for
1(3 children and have sponsored the
examination of tin- eyes of 17
LITTLE Bobby Gregory. S. wants to
be an aviator when he grow up
and right now he'i helping gunners
and bombers by saving waste fat at
a children's centei Id New York
City The fat 1 turned ovet to a
dealer and converted Into glycerine
Deeded for the manufacture of mu
Sgt. Jethro Reece
Wounded In Action
Serjeant Jethro Reece, son of
Red Cross Ships
Eight Cartons Of
I "Mmi ,i ji imam mwMDiiHMi 1
War Bond Committee,
Making Plans To Meet
All Quotas For County
Sam M. Robinson, of Canton,
formally took over chairmanship
of war bond sales for December
and January here Tuesday night,
when the members of the county
committee from the Waynesville
Haielwood area were hosts to the
other members from the remainder
of the county.
Mr. Robinson has served as vice
chairman of the war bond sales
with Charlie Ray for many months,
and has taken over for the next
two months at the request of Mr.
Mr. Robinson named James E.
Massie as vice chairman, and rec
ognized the appointment of E. C.
Wagenfeld as chairman of the coun
ty industrial group, succeeding
Aaron Prevost who n ported for
Naval duty Saturday.
The committee discussed ways
of meeting the December quota of
$102,498, and much discussion was
. i i t . :
AS AN IXAMPll Of how wartime . regaruing pians lor buk'K
lighting devices may be put to (the fourth war loan drive which
peacetime uses, Samuel G Hibben, stan January iotn
Heads Bond Sales
lighting expert, cooks bacon and
eggs on the lens of a headlight from
an Army bomber With some re
designing, he says, the lamps may
be used for heating of bathrooms in
the post-war era (International)
Eight cartons of surgical dress
ings were sent from the local Red
Cross Chapter during the week, to
national Red Cross headquarters,
it was 1. arned from Mrs. Ben Qol- I
511:-" the suricaI J. S. Davis Elected
The cartons contained a total
60,000 2 by 2 sponges; 18,000 4 by lit YSj1 01110 iOflCP
4 sponges; and 14,400 4 by 8 spon
The quotas represent those as
signed the chapter through th
month of October.
m.Lerials for dressings are ex-1
Joe S. Davis was elected Wor
shipful Master of the Waynesville
Masonic Lodge at the annual (lec
tion of o flic era., and annual Past-
We must buckle down and Work
harder during the next few weeks
in order to meet the December
quota," the new chairman said, as
he pointed out many would-be-buyers
would spend their money
for Christmas gifts. Merchants
and others were urged to encourage
investment in bonds of Christmas
Mr. Robinson appointed H. B.
Atkins and A. B. Robinson is chair
men of the comniitttes to solicit
the corporations during the war
Mr. Ray gave a report on the
third war loan drive here, as criven
out hv the trensnrv Hennrtment. i V ;30 0 clock
showing Haywood., hud , received
S. M. ROBINSON of Canton will
head the county committee for the
sale of War Bonds during December
and January. Mr. Robinson has
served for many months as vice
chairman of the committee. He is
mayor of Canton.
$51.61 On Opening
Day In Asheville
Haywood Has High Quality
Of Tobacco, and Is Bring
ing High Prices.
Burley averaged $51.61 on the
Asheville market Tuesday for the
opening sales, when almost 300,000
pounds were sold. Early sales on
the second day averaged above 150.
The highest price paid Tuesday was
H. R. Clapp, county agent here,
said with present high prices, Hay
wood growers should realize be
tween $400,000 and $600,000 for
their crop this year.
The quality of the tobacco from
Haywood was the topic of much
comment among warehousemen and
buyers on the Asheville market.
The crop here is only about half
worked, according to Mr. Clapp.
With favorable weather, the re
mainder of the crop should bd
ready for market within the next
few weeks. '
The average last year on the
Asheville market was $42.93 per
hundred, an increase of $8.68.
Albert Ferguson, R. G. Sanford, F. Mr. ana Mrs. J.J. Keece, of the -ecte(i to Brri the first 0f masU',s mei't'ng which was held credit for investing $1,124,600 in
MHrtTnrn vu i. Krnnanaw i ,('f'i s rr n ot r.nA rniiriTV nun ....... . .. i i. j .1 : il.
- ' ' i ' 1. an arv rwi iinti runt tima Thn n rinia evi'iiiiitr in ini? m ih r c uunua uuiijik urn: uiiyc.
E East Fork Ira H. Cogbum, I. i been wounded in combat duty in - Mnsnni Tnmni wM Tm,.i;, i Members of the committee at-
LHnwfll. W R Poston. Paul Hen-I Ita v. accordinir to a messHffe re-U 1 , ,.r , v . .- , ' i..n,i;nni iv,,. mwn w.,1.1 iu
1. . V. ! ... . . o . , "e ciuseo. minus win oe riuuneu (llhirs eifti'i to mnc wild Mr ." .
trson, W. C. Poston. ceived by his parents on Saturday, I hon t. pnnma ,. , Vonnon,i I.u!mrs tlltl"'.t( S( rve with Mr. Mu , w Charlie Rav. H. R.
1 - imvis vvcie: senior warden, k. a. . . , ... .
according to Mrs. Colkitt. , U Clapp, C. N. Allen, Billiard B.
; the 4th.
Sgt. Reece was reported wound-
Fl Fines Creek Glenn Mc-
Cracken, M. M. Kirkpatrick, R. A.i
nstice, L. V. hisBer, C. S. Green. ! ,) (n KWmhi.r n nnl n,. othor
F-2 Fines Creek Paul W. Fer-; information was supplied by the
(Won, Hugh L. Rogers, Lloyd , War Department. He v.lunteered
lesser, Grovcr Rathbone, G. W. j in October, 11)40. and was induct
ed at Fort Lewis, Wash.
At the time he entered the ser
vice Sgt. Reece was engaged in
lumbering operations in the state
After induction at Fort Lewis,
Last Rites To Be
Held Today For
Funeral services will be held this
afternoon at the Wesleyan Metho
dist Chflrch in Canton for Manson
Murray, 70, who died at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. Jeff Britton
in Canton, Tuesday morning at 10
o'clock following a four years ill
ness. The Rev. C. A. Ramsey, will
officiate and burial will be in the
Aron Plains cemetery.
Mr. Murray had been connected
for a number of years with the
Town of Canton.
Surviving are two daughters,
Mrs Rov Mattcson and Mra. Brit-
The 66-piece. band and the M U0irboh of Canton; one' brother,
Jim Murray, or tsuncomDe; nve
sisters, Mrs. Callie Rollins and Mrs.
Emma Gibson, of Brevard, Mrs.
Band And Chorus
To Give Concert
At School On 15th
The high school band and glee
club will give a joint concert at
the high school auditorium on Wed
nesday evening, December 16th at
voices in the girl's chorus will be
under the direction of Charles Isley.
Thp band will give 11 numbers,
with the audience participating in
two popular Christmas songs. The
program includes patriotic num
G Iron Duff J. Manson Morrow,
'irvis Chambers, James B. Brad-
H. R. Bryson, F. D. Brad-
H i Ivy Hill D. J. Bovd. C. A.
Campbell, Hardy Liner, B. D. Med-
lim. W I Ion no
Mr. and Mrs. Rung Zllly, I
Now In California
a s! Jum"r wvcien, . iv i on- Atkins. J. E. Massie. E. C. Waeen- !, rriuim!.u f,.r.. n,l li.rht
tri iiMii i r, W. A. Abel; set- feld, S. H. Lane, L. F. Martel, E. ' oner'n
f. Hosallook. The other J. Hyatt Henry Francis and W. j Stu;,(.nts Hre S(.llin(r ticUel9 for
ollii'ris it the lodge are appointive .. ; .' J ' 25 cents each, anel a prize of ten
Zennie Taylor, Mrs., Spurgeon Mc-
Coombs, and Miss Sophia Murray,
all of Asheville.
1 1 a V4i rtii n von
1 1... 1 1., ... ...
.. , N,n uy ...c- new woiV Thos(, f).()m Canlon w(,re. j v
Mr. and Mr-.. Harry Rung, for- shipful master. Reistcr, P. T. Campbell, S. M. Rob-
mer operators of Creen Tree Tea Nine of the fourteen living past inson, A. B. Robinson, I. H. Powell,
Room be e, have just arrived in masters, who have served the local Roy H. Patton, Wade C. Hill anil
Manhattan lleach, Calif., after lodge were present, which itjclud- V. N. Freel.
making a "plea ant trip via the ed: Dr. J. R. McCracken, W. L.
southern route," they advised Haul n. . A. Coble, L. M. Killian, Tvt TJav Stfltnov Now
It. r. 11 n ii . i r n
(dollars is bi ing offered the one
selling the largest, number.
Kusiness Circle Of
Baptists Will Meet
To Have Annual
Harvest Day Meet
Set. Reece was sent to San Diego,
c.ur u f r'omn 1 1 ends nere. . ) r.zeii. i,. i. iiosationk. i.. n. r- a' .
H-2 Ivy Hill Wvlma Campbell, i ,, .,. 7. v . i.. i, ' Shortiv after a-rivinir in CIi- Davis. V. J. Camnhell. and I) II oiailOnea in 1 CHP.
i p p k 11 tt ri a T iviveie, tx. i iwiii liil- ioi.i v. - - . i -
hi too 9 iwas sent to an embarkation port fonra, they looked un some Hay- Bak-nt ine. Letters were nad from Private Ray Stamey, son of Mr.
May, J. S. Setzer ! f ,v,;u k,. ..u n.ruoQe i wood men now stationed at armv former nastmasters. John W. Nor- !...wi r. o
1-1 Jonathan N. W. Carver. W. 1 ... i i i : t u.. ! rnmn in th frtitnrv Amnntr wnoi . (if Wiishimrtnn T) V. W i , i
. - ' wn tp n 1 nas ih ' sti vn m lur tin: i- v j ' " s si hi. n n n at n rnmn in nnnv
in,' u n tt ,V past year. i '-"" " .....i.. i.o.y, ... ...... ... vania. H, entered the service in
W. Howell, G. V. Howell. former manne-iv f R;,v' Snner . Cllisli. I. S. Navv. who is i .u: i r...j
Market here. "He was looking tine stationed in Los Angeles. at Port Bragg and then transfer-
and fit as a fiddle," they said in Tributes were paid to the de- red to Camp Aberdeen, Md., and
Utter. cea.d pas! masters, and special then to his present post.
Mr. aid Mr. Rung would like talks were made by Col. J. II., Before entering the service he
for anv : y o-i 1 men to 1 ek them Howell, who spoke on the late D. M. was employed by the Champion
"P ''he. vi or near Manhattan Killian and Dr. J. R. McCracken Paper and Fibre Company.
Beach. They live at 217 Third who talked of Captain Alden How- His wife, the former Mis VerdiA
telephone is ell, who now resides in Los Ange- Sutton, and their eight months old
les, Calif., with his daughter. son reside in Canton.
The Woman's Society of Chris
tian S rvice of the First Methodist
Church will hold their annual Har-
The Business Woman's Circle of vest Day dinner in the dining room
the First Baptist church will meet of the church on Tuesday evening,
with Mrs. J. C. Patrick on Loves: the 14th, at 7:00 o'clock. Each
Lane Monday night at seven o'clock, member of the society is asked to
Miss Lillian Burgin will be joint .bring a "covered dish."
I-' Jonathan Vinson Morrow. . . i i
Chambers, Marion Messer, JDrinffdaie bCIlOOl
wen d. Messer, R. M. Medf ord. In, . rn
J l P.geonJ.iF. Justice, W. W. flOlX 10 lliVe
Hyatt, R. V. CntiiPv .T A SUb- .T . . w
Vrr ' Cantata Here
J-2 Pigeon Geo. E. Stamey, ;
" m. aiease, i'rank Sorrells, A cantata, "ine ennst uniui, ,S(,(,(.t, .m, th,,j,
"i L. Long, Geo. H. Smathers. by Paul Bliss, will be presented at Re(iMi() ;;,-:08.
a-1 Waynesville Will Leather- thp First Methodist church here by
Wallace Ward, Albert Abel, j the choir of the Springdale school,
Gy Fullbright, Shuford Howell, i under the direction of Prof. Rob-K-2
Wayntsville R. C. Francis, eley Lawson, h:ad of the music de-
. - . ui.v. vj. i'iani.ii, jrni iiih.ii. .'j ... ............
wgn RatclifF, Jarvis Allison. ! The soprano soloist will be Miss
hn A. Plott, M. W. Buchanan, Dreyfus; and bass soloist, Laurie
Sparks, Henry Francis. Pfaelzer.
L White Oak Walter Wright, The cantata will start promptly
Jenkins, W. L. Messer, Sam at 7:30 following a brief devotional
W. H. Williams. period.
Merchants To Organize
Association On Friday
Approximately 50 Sched
kd To Meet At Maples
Fr Supper Meeting. ,
More tt. , , 'reeulations.
PW ""y me,;cnants anQ A committee composed of C J. j
jtes are scheduled to meet!ReeCPi E H Balentine. H. R. Hall i
. night at the Maples, for an and W. A. Bradley were recently j
Son f u omcers and re-organiza- named to act as a nominating com
Kerch Waynesville-Hazelwood mittee and also to arrange for the
"a,)ts Association. The supper meeting Friday evening. Plates
(We begins at seven o'clock. will be a dollar.
4ant . Proolems facing mer- Tentative plans of merchants of
11 m" h be discussed, and seve- the community are to remain open
4)8i" "s regarding policies and ! on Wednesday afternoons until
b,C.,urs wil1 be disposed of , Christmas, and to observe regular
l i " "reeung. weeK-aay nours inrouB"""1-
Mrs. Rufus SiL r will be in charge
of the program and Mrs. Nobla
Garrett, president, will preside.
The circle groups of the organiza-
Leaders Of Allied Nations Agree On 3-Way Front
mount matters to be discussed
would be getting some OPA official ,
here to explain the new rules and
mar ho d.. . ....
i111 one oi the para-1 nours to ( on wnsuuM
j tz& ft ft '4 :u u'tyit l f,'ti
fs 1 V, y "' '- wjr 4,, -' '-U' f
its?' "fd i x
Mrs. Lucy Jennings of New York,
is visiting hir mother, Mrs. Wash
ington, who is a guest at Sunset tion will draw names for the com
Cottage, Lake Junaluska. ing year's membership.
Edwin Haynes Heads
District Scout Work,
Other Leaders Named
A complete slate of Boy Scout
by Edwin Haynes of Canton as I CubbinK Charles Hawkins, Caa-
District Chairman, was recently
selected for the Haywood District
by the district committee. M. H.
Bowles of Waynesville, was named
Inter-Racial; Rev. G. B. Ham
mond, Canton, chairman.
The following were selected
District Vice Chairman. Selected I VT, . ommi"eemen-at-large
to serve as District Commissionel LL A" McLain, Bethel; Dr. E. P. Bil
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT PRIME MINISTER CHURCHILL
The principal , Ru.-sian Premier Stal n. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Prime Minister
Winston Churchill, met for a four-day conference at which they drew plans to concentrate the
total military might of Russia, the United Suites and Britain on a "relentless increasing" basis,
guaranteeing victi ry over Cermany. This i the first time that all three have met in conference
land Assistant District Commission
er, respectively, were Ben IE. Col
kitt, of Waynesville, and W. S.
'Edwards, of Canton.
The following operating commit
tees were named:
Finance: Joe Rose of Waynes
ville, chairman, and W. N. Freel,
Camping and Activities: Marvin
Alexander of Canton, chairman,
and Dan Watkins, Waynesville.
Health and Safety: Dr. C. N.
Sisk of Waynesville. chairman, and
tr. V. H. Duckett. Canton.
Advancement: Douglas Walker
of Canton, chairman, and Dr. S.
P. Gay, Waynesville.
Leadership Training; Ralph Pre
vost of Waynesville, chairman, and
Malcolm Lyon, Canton.
Organization and Extension:
Wallace White of Canton, chair
man, and Howard Clapp, Waynes-1
Iups, Turner A. Cathey, ReT.
George Culberth, Louis Gates, J. R.
Hendersarn, W. P. Lawrence, J.
Paul Murray, C. C. Poindexter and
W. L. Rickard, Canton; Glen
Brown and Ralph Crawford, Clyde;
Fred Noland and M. B. Reeves,
Crabtree; George Bischoff, Hazel
wood; Clyde Fisher, Rev. Clay
Madison, W. II. F. Millar and
Howard Ward, Waynesville.
In addition to the above named,
the District Committee also in
cludes institutional and troop rep
resentatives from each troop and
cub pack in the district.
The Haywood District, consist
ing of Haywood county, is one of
eight districts made up from the
fourteen Western North Carolina
counties in the Daniel Boone Coun
cil. The Daniel Boone Council, in
turn, is one of many such councils
encompassed by the national Boy
Your Christmas Shopping And Mailing Early This Year