Now Over 3,400
(An A.B.C. Paper)
20 miles oi
-., snuicdiiAY. OCTOBER 18, 1945
$2.00 in Advance in Haywood and Jackson Count ie
UgfYEAR NO. 42 16 Pages
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That All Make
Uts By Monday,
i,llnn,tion ni mane every
I, conclude t heir work of
tontriDii'ioiis iu i nc fuiLi-u
l3d drive Uiis week-end. in
i to reach the goal of $11,-
tt'iyiiosvillr area is taKing
Hr qui'tJ Ji'd Canton Uic
ylhm; nnheaies a whirl-
hit, anil a v.iicessiui one,
Ltdbftter. county chairman
krday. He is directing
ics of the campaign in
of the counly, aim Mor
ris chairman of the Can-
need is so great, that we
icry reason to feel that
mil contribute gener
ics worthwhile cause."
ounl lias hecn divided into
tions. with an active com-
Lwd for each section, and
towns a special committee
m named to serve each
Ixecutivc committee rccent-
fcrtobor 22nd as the dead-
the campaign, and all
i air urged to complete
ork by that date.
lands of pieces of Hi era-
plaining the need and the
lac by the United War Fund
en distributed throughout
lot) by the various chair-
Rev. Paul H. Tovnsend
Is Methodist Pastor;
Many Changes Are Hade
Sought In War Fund Drive
Claimed By Death
I 2 I
H. B. ATKINS, business and
civic leader wlio died at his Immr
from a heart allaek Wednesday
morning, October 10. Funeral
services were conducted from the
residence on Main Street on
(Story On Pago Eight)
Ser Is Here
in Blue Serges
Fr is lrr despite the
imumnal sun of yester
pternoon. Proof that th
f "rrivod is the fact that
WUcfmen have rinnnorf
wintry blasts of ih.
N were the deciding
"Wrrn the spasnnc
ft to Chief Rnh.w.
t'1" the nip hts were
100 fhillv I- i ,.
p wtsmjr uniforms.
P ,ls "o rt time for the
f from the thJnne,. sum.
-"'"rms In Ih. .
w of winterf ,t
f an hanH.
lit ( "" BC-
f ta nty police depart-
e Lockers Trt
ped At Once
tir..0' 288 more frozen
thro J madc w,thin
lDl.nr . .l. -woraing to
p I...... .
Ietp 1 al '"ers t eac-
Rions a, o . .
Jdditm, . "",I"e in fast
i ve , r 'al lock. it was
J, and indications
k "wed within the
" Unn ("enCd 0,1 C-
somo' cvery locker
I B u 1,1 acco
Program To Get
In preparinc for an nuts! anrlinc
umcsionc program in Haywood
county next year. R. C. Francis
I chairman, Haywood Couiitv AAA
Committee announced vpsfpi-riuv
thaf all persons interested in bid-
Iding on furnishing liming mate
rials under the 1946 Agricultural
Conservation Procram should con-
I tact the Haywood County AAA Of
fice prior to November I. 1345.
Mr. Francis pointed out that bids
I will be accepted on a delivered-to-farm
basis, and for the first tlmp. I
delivercd-to-farm and spread - nn .
I field basis.
Meetings have hppn m-IipHmIpH
throughout the State to familiarijp
prospective suppliers with the 1946
Mming Materials Program
Mr. .Francis urces all tipr-sons
interested in placing bids for de
livering lime under the 1946 pro
gram to attend a meetine In hp
held in the Buncombe County AAA
omce on rrlday, October If), id 10
Dr. Walter B. West
Ketaijied As District
Hrv. Paul Townscnd, who is now
serving as a chaplain in the army,
but will soon receive hii discharge
was appointed by the Western
North Carolina Methodist Confer
ence in session last week, to the
local First Methodist rhuroh i
succeed Rev. J. Clay Madison, who
nas served I lie church for the past
Kev. Townsond. son of a former
superintendent of the WayncsvUle
Methodist District, was pastor of
the Belmont Methodist church at
the time he volunteered in the
service more than three years ago.
Prior to that
church in Boone for four years.
Rev. Townsend is tint ov.ij
to arrive lierc before the early
part of December, and during the
interim Dr. F. S. Love
tentlent of thp Tai
- ' i UllUlUDAa
Methodist Assembly and Rev. Wal-
iii o. rvesi. sunprintonrinnt nt i,
' 1 -.,..u...t j i mt'
Waynesville District are expected
1111 l"e Puipit, at the church
umuig me bunday morning serv
Mr. Madison, who served the
church for the period allowed by
cessna pastorate here. During his
four years there were 281 new
memners added to the church and
. (Continued on Page Eight)
Navy Releases Two Haywood Men
(mimu uii,.MiJ..-.:r-..y y,,, I
1ar Memorial r- ...... I
' 1 rnerii ""iiiuuee
furtC ? 'u"g last night to
war prPosals for
k, "'emorial in this
Start Plans For
Victory War Loan
J. E. Massie and W. Hoy
Francis attended a district
War Bond meeting in Ashe
ville yesterday, to work out
a quota for the Victory Loan
drive which opens October
29th. . The campaign will con
tinue through December 8tb.
Mr. Massic is permanent war
finance chairman, and Mr.
Francis successfully led the
sixth and seventh campaigns
in the county.
Haywood has met her quota
in all of the seven drives to
To Re-enlist From
This Area County
Staff Sgt . Floyd L. Math is,
of Hailwood, who received
his discharge from the army
n August 27. has rc-enlisted.
He is the first man from the
Waynesville area of the coun
ty who i;si served in World
War II to re-enlist.
Sgt. MathJs served as radio
operator, mechanic, and gun
ner of the AAF and was on
duty in Normandy, France and
the Rhhieland. He entered the
service on August 29, 1942.
He is entitled to wear the
Bamet campaign medal, with
four bronae stars, the air
medal with five oak leaf clust
ers, and distinguished unit
badge with two oak leaf clusters.
LT. AARON PREVOST will re
sume his work as assistant treas
urer of Unagusta Manufacturing
company about the first of the
Lt. Aaron Prevost
To Get Discharge
Late Next Month
Lt. J. Aaron Prevost lias rrci-iv.
cd his termination leave from the
Navy and will cet his fmin;il Wis.
charge on November 27th, after
being in service for two years.
He plans to resume his post as
assistant treasurer of Unagusta
Manufacturing Corporation, of
which he is part owner.
I I r . ...
i-'cvusi was stationed in
Washington, New York, and for
the uast venr in Allunin m.
iamiiy win return hre -wTtlirhltfl
noni Atlanta about November
At the time lie entered spi-vi
he was chairman of the hoard nf
trustees of the Havwond f'nuni
Truck and Car
Collide at Street
A truck beloiiKiiiB to Al
man Construction company of West
a car belnno riu in
Hilliard Moody collided at the in-
rsecuon of Main and Balsam
streets around 11 n'rlnek w,i.
,day morning, with an estimated
damage of $100 to both vehicles
H was learned from a member of
the police department investigating
The truck was anM 4 ,... i
...... ' v nave ueen
driven by Neil Wsfsnn
t... . . . " "'c
u.v ivir. Moody's daughter.
The right side nf fhn u
a 1941 Oldsmohil
front wheels of the Goodman vehi-
a i mi, one and a half ton
"""sc uck were damaged
Ui. W1L.L.IAM MEDFORD is
back home, and will open his law
offices again and resume practice
of law. He has been in the Navy
for over three years.
Lt. Wm. Medford
Out Of Navy, To
Open Law Office-
Lt. William Medford is nut nf
the Navy after serving over three
years. He has returned here and
will resume his law practice, which
he started In 1933.
Lt. Medford was in the armed
guard service, and manned a mm
crew aboard ships . He has one
Dame star and three area cam
paign ribbons. His work carried
him around the world, two trips
into the Mcditeranean, where his
ship carried supplies for some
time 'between North Africa and
For the past year he has been
stationed at Camp Shclton, near
Just before cnierlnc sr-rvicp r.i
Medford withdrew as u panri riutp
for the State Senate from thin
(Continued On Page Eight)
Shown In Plane Lost In
Park, Ihl Far From Here
Six Persons Perished
In Plane Which
Crashed on Side
Mountain Last Friday
The wreckage of a Iaroe armv
transport plane, a P.4S )hiM,
crashed on the rugged heights of
Mount Sequoyah on the North r.-.
olina-Tennessee line in the Great
Smoky Mountains National Park
was discovered Monday by search
Since Fridav d1 anPK had hcon
going over this section when it
was thought that the plane had
crashed in this area. The missing 1
nan. nan Been tiie object of a
wiae search since it failed to reach
The searching parties had not re
ported definite identification of the
dead late yesterday afternoon, but
Lambert Field, St. Louis, author
ized the publication of the list as-
assumed to be aboard on October R
when the scheduled non-stop St.
Louis-to-Charlotte flight was be
gun. In the list were: Lt. William Rob
ert Barton, pilot, Youngstown,
Uiuo; btaff SKt. Ravmond H Km-l
sel, crew chief, Minneapolis, Minn.;
oogi. iioiiis K. Broderick, Wal
tliam, Mass.; Cpl. W. R. Hanes,
Cleveland, Ohio; Lt. S. M. Lerner,
iireensboro; and Seaman Third
Llass, Lena Eliznheth Ailrorf
WAVE, of Charlotte, and niece'of
mi-s. u. a. cole, of Asheville.
ine wreckase disd senvprpH at
1 1:45 Tuesday in a dense growth of
spruce on the east side of the
Appalachian Trail, a hiking trail
through the park, by a search
plane from Scott Field, 111.
Continued On Page EighV
Died On Luzon
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LT. D. L. PASCHALL died on the
Island of Luzon on Sent. 24th Hr
was former assistant county agent
60 Members Will
Play In Parade
One of Three Bands
In State Invited
To Attend Event
The Wavnesv111 nioh ci i
... " "B" OUIlUUi
band will participate in th. rv.
- f l uc
ana plav for Priaont t
wnen he visits stt
. ...v. vi. r u-
day, November second.
The local band is one of the
chree bands in th n.t . v.. :
BM.vt w uc la.
Vlted to DarticinatA in .
which wUl be attended by thous
ands of people .
rhe invitation to take part on
President Truman Da V " U7QQ 1
pted by M. H. Bowles, county
uperintendent of Prinearin ur
aid yesterday that 60
ne band, under ih. .
. uu CLliUU OI
oger Harwell. banH ioh- ...m
,o down early on the mnrn, ,
he second. Mrs. Dewey Hyatt
'ill also go as chaperone.
As far as is knnwn is .i
" "I MIC UlUCI
jands that will tak nr .u.
otatesville and Shelby bands.
x. e lnp wiu be made in one of
he large Twin-City buses.
Tentative plans ar fnr tv,a
-o make a "practice performance"
Jbout November first, with a pa
ade down Main Street. Detail,
II this Will h ,
- .. -v. uimuunicu iaier.
On Friday night the hanH ,m
.ive a marehincr
na Plav durino tho v,i
ir. ... "a" OI me
vV aynesville - Henriprn.,.,iii
The Wavnevili ini
- u..u was or-
janized six years
well is the third director, the othe,"
u nave gone into service.
Fines Creek Man Helped
Liberate 511 Prisoners
Lt. D. L. Paschall,
County Agent Dies Main St. Store
Had Been In
New Guinea Since
Died On Sept. 24th
ce Moves Next Door
1 I' S. Kn,..,.. .
! moved thi
this week into
(UU,,Ul8 on Main
it . gea faci iio. 4
her7obIlnS; war Work-
Emli for ePloy
J ordr thPwngs with
Civic organizations and other
agencies are being requested to
give full cooperation in makinc
the local office of the U. S. Em
ployment service the best possible
job center for the i-ommunitv.
Through continued cooperation
and support Mrs. Edith P. Alley,
local manager, calls attention to
the steady growth of the service
in Haywood county since it was
bpPnn in 1Q33 During Hip nasi
three years workers for War jobs
have been recruited, and now that
the war is over everv effort is be
ing made to place all service men,
as well as others.
Football Scenes Published
The Mountaineer is (oday publishing four exclusive
action pictures of the Waynesville-Canton football gan,e
aos z:: mtl- Thc pitturcs arc "
ne oi thc second section.
The pictures were made by Mountaineer photographer.
Heads Grace Lbr.
"That is the best niece of naner
I ever held in mv hand." salH Set
Blllie McEIroy, late of the Rangers,
now Private Citizen of Fines PrPPk
as he looked down at his discharge
paper, but you know I have been
freezing ever since I got back from
the Pacific, for it was hot out there
in more ways than one," he added
with a smile.
No wonder it seems rnol hi thp
Sergeant for he is back from 33
months in the Pacific, with a total
of four years and two months ser
vice in the army.
"Well, the Rangers out in the
Pacific did a lot of the kind of
work the air corps and the air
borne divisions did in Fnrnnp hut
01 COlirse thPV hart Ramun
Europe too. there were 1 finn mH
only 196 are alive tnrtav uWh
shows what kind of a job we have,"
I guess we had one nf tho
toughest assignments in the war.
It is our business to go behind the
enemy lines, and find
their supplies, ammunition
bridges are and to break through
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Here's A Ranger
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L..-.5.-vi. o. . fe-.r.tl'..... .mi,,,,,,
News was received here Saturday
me aeam ot i.t nmioht t
Paschall. 28. foi
si&ianc county agent. Lt. Faichall
u,lu " me jsiana ot L,eyte, on
sept. i. The messaup AA nnf
state tiie cause of his death, but it
is presumed Iip rtipH a
Plans To Move To
New And Larrer
Quarters About Jan. 1
Roy Parkman has starori ,,i.
an remodelina and nnVItin u
Main Street building he bought
some months ago, and just vacated
oy the U, S. Employment Service
Plans are to put a
the store, and he
w fiuna tu
renovate the entire basement
Hardware Company, said yester
day that it would be ahnnt th
of the year before he could get his
"uumng reaay and move his stock.
SGT. BILLY McELROV a n,pm.
ber of the famous Ranfpns win,
liberated 511 Amerii '311 nri;nnnrc
Buy Lumber Plant And Shop Of Hyatt & Company
Lt. Paschall came here on No
vember 1, 1941, as assistant agent,
mm was nere seven months before
He rppphrnH hie fn,HHM n
c sivfd iriW- Openina, Closino
Washington in June. 1943. He later HoUrS Hftltrt V1-.11 o ,
went to Camp Belvoir Va a WU1 VOUunOUSe
went overseas nn .Tammnr 1 iuj
"... j a , xa-XTt
irom Camp Claiborne, La. He be
came a first lieutenant while serv
ing on New Guinpa
He was stationed
irom me time he landed overseas
unm aDout thp ininnio f c
"ci wnen ne was transferred to
eyie. ne was in a hospital on
New Guinea at the time of his last
iciier, ana ne referred to "resting
f, uui gave no ouier reason for
uemg in me Hospital.
He was a member of the First
oapiist church herp anrt
' lwivh ail
active part in rhnrph um.i, 1
- "i " w. aitu
civlc anairs while in this eommu.
L't. Faselial pamn lio t
Paris, Tenn. He was a graduate
vi xennesseee Jun nr Pnllocra
(!, Il: .
uiuversuv ot pnu ui.
momer still resides at Puryear,
JERE DAVID LINER has just
been named manager-in-eharee nf
Grace Lumber Mills, in the lower
end of the county. Mr. Liner has
just reecived his discharee frnm
the army after serving 33 months
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MERCURV DROPS TO 26
The mercury dropped down to
26 for the official low reading of
the season, according to the U. S
thermometer at the State Test
Farm. The reading was 27 on the
Change This Week
The openincr and rinsino h,,
Of all Offices in the rnnrthni.o
changed starting Monday of thi.
week, according to an announce
ment by Georee A.
county manager. ' ''
The offices will open at 8:30 and
close at 4:30 until further
is made. This applies to all of
fices, with the exception of the
all hours of the night and day.
Miss Bettv Rmrllov A.,ut
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Bradley, stu
dent at the University of Tennes
see. SPent thp nact li.di, j ...l
.... . nvuvuu W 1 L II
her parents here. She and her
brother, Richard Bradley, had as
then: guests Lt and lw t ti
I'll J- tfuc 11.
Davis, of Winchester, Tenn. Lt
Davis and Mr. Bradley, discharged
flglht officer, served in the same
outfit In the AAF.
FTEE WEDNESDAY MORNING
The local fire department was
called out Wednesday morning to
the Dr. Strintfiplrtis nfR.
. "....lo yjix lUdlu
atreet. The fire was nniv . oii
blaze and ho damage was reported.
. li. jiwck, ok., is president h t ttmitij td .. -n 1.
and general manager of the firm tivl' charge ofopetTnn ln 8C" C u' DAVENPORT, the third
which this week bought the lumber firm ni Pf ?.e new member the firm, will be in
Plant and planin mm nV HvatJ enIar?e tneir Plant S ot the Hazelwood Lumber
& Company. The new firm ITT. . Iu-ure- 111 ad Company, which is also owned by
be Builders Supply Co.. stock. lncreasmg tbeir retail two Mr. Liners and Mr. Daven-
- I Port He is a wood specialist.
F. B. I. Conference Raro
Was Termed "Best Yet"
Around 17 j law enforcement of
ficers, county and town officials
attended the semi-annual confer
ence of the FBI which was held at
the WaVnpSVillp mnnn, 1 .
Thursday in an all-day session. In
the group were fifteen special FBI
agents, who stated tha mat ..
by far the laraest and t ha h-.c 41
had ever attended.
In the ahspnpo rt
Scheldt, special agent in charge of
the meetine from r-haw ...--
w wuM.ubK;. WilU
was detained at hnm. .
of illness, his assistant, Mr. Weber,
Chief O. R. Roberts ot the
Waynesville City Police Depart
ment, introduced Mayor J. H. Way,
who in turn welcomed the group.
Idus J. Lynn, special FBI agent,
of Asheville, responded.
Others sneakinE nntcMa h.
special agents included John M.
Queen, solicitor nf thi im
who spoke on law enforcement
and Lt W. B. Lent
The program of the all-day meet,
Ing consisted of various demonstra-
uons on me proper and improper
testimony, showing of slides of
wanted men, discussions of care of
fire arms and discussions of twst
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