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Jfl.FIKsl IMK i ages WAYNESVILLE, N. C, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1945
os Club Hearing
. Of $1000 For
iislmas Gheer Fund
$2.00 in Advance in Haywood and Jackson Counties
It's Christmas Time In Old Haywood
t I., flaillwan
Bc Taken Care
Out Of Dime
espouse 1" the Lions Club
hii has been line, accoro-
jc members who are on ine
ujiur what tno weatner,
U funds (or their uinstmas
Way afternoon the otnciaLS
ib wen.' optimistic regaro
wdunS of the goal oi
ftev had set for this year.
Ijoird will be in operation all
Way and it there is anyone
tommunlty who lias not
donation to the worthy
I urged to do so by the
toney is to oc usea lor
t toys and food for fami-
His area. More man 25
have already been out-
14 .the money.
balance that is left over
kChristmas plans have been
execution, will be turned
it sight conservation com
It their work.
Prospers for a White Christ
mas seemed in store for this
area late yesterday afternoon
when The Mountaineer went to
press, despite the conflicting
signs of weather, with a rise
The skies were dull all day,
with dark clouds threatening
rain, but the snow still ic
malned unmelted, which is
prophetic of more snow ac
cording to local weather
The temperature which had
reached two above freezing,
the first of the week, was
steadily rising, which was be
ing hailed by those who have
diminishing supplies of coal
on hand, with comfort and
led For Work
ftomas Alexander, founder
icetional advisor of Spring
tool, in the Pigeon section
wunty which attracts stu-
tom all over the United
las been called by the War
put to aid in the develop-
mc He-education program
is being sponsored in Ger-
Uexander left Springdale
to week and flew to Ger-
ft assume his new duties.
f ial field of work will be in
ionization of the Teacher-
It schools of Germanv.
no definite announcement
f' of the duration of work
ught when Dr. Alexander
work would be continued
. two years bv the War
r"'- Dr. Alexander ic o
of the faculty of Npw C.n-
pimbia University, and
H time prior to the war
Alexander whs iranti -
N absence from Columbia
to aid in the work as-
by the War Depart
r Fifst Class Howard D.
f navncKvillA 4 i
Pag to information re
"OH Pearl H.rkn. tt. i-
W 2,000 high-point army
P whom the Magic Carpet
m back to the Ktatoa
L. UsS Hanover,
hoover is nn t .t..
Mm i mure uian
Intt. -"fi cruisers
sports in the navy's
Chorus Give Three
Programs This Week
The chorus from Central EIc
mcntary school, which is directed
by Miss Stephanie Moore gav
three programs during the past
week. On Thursday afternoon they
sang for the Woman's club at their
uii anursday evening tiiey ap
peared before the Lions club and
on Friday at noon they sang for
The following program was pre-
sented at each of the three meet
"As Joseph Was A-Walking.'
"Come, Hasten, Ye Shepherds,'
"Away in a Manger,'' "There's
Song in the Air," solo, by Elizabeth
Elliott; "O Little Town of Iiethle
hem," "Silent Night." "The First
Noel," and "I Heard the Bells
Judy Roberts was reader on the
Members of the chorus included
Mary Crouscr, Nancy Francis
Ruth Corwin, Virginia Wilson
Patsy Ezell. Clara Sue Shuler
Elizabeth Elliott, Ann Coman Craw
ford, and Ruth Henshaw.
Bobby Colkitt U.S. Navy,
To Arrive Tomorrow
Bobby Colkitt, Aviation Machin
ist Mate, third class, U. S. Navy
son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Colkitt
is scheduled to arrive from the
West Coast tomorrow to spend the
Christmas holidays with his family
He is now stationed at Port
Huenern, Calif., at an air base. He
entered the service in March, 1942
as a volunteer, while a student at
the Waynesville Township high
Miss Henrietta Love has arrived
from Raleigh to spend the Christ
mas holidays here with her mother
Mrs. Hugh A. Love.
:iness Will Take 2
?s Off For Christmas
We, Wi ntii-r .: 1 1 .
Iiiikiv,, , J w" suspend
K Ugh,out for
ill , , """"ft -a.ne
day ..ke Tuesday and
i , ,uu industrial
ventVt ers W1U have
350 attended the an
nias party of TW
y night A
' a, glveni car
bv Z my Franks. ac-
hich V . ure vnrut-
r "ly. tu cotu
ioiidav , PlMtiwm be
kry a"d Tuesdav.
5ryPrftlon held two
silver dollars for each year they
had -been with the firm. Many
have completed their fourth year
with the company.
Leo Weill, president, said the
plants would be closed Monday and
Tuesday, resuming operations on
Unagusta Manufacturing com
pany closed Saturday noon until
Wednesday morning, following a
custom of many years, the plant
gave each employee a gift as they
left work Saturday.
Royle & Pilkington company
gave their employees a two-day
holiday, and a gift. The plant will
start back on normal operations on
England Walton company will be
Several stores gave parties for
their employees during the week.
The Pet Dairy Products company
gave their annual party to about
80 people Saturday night, and the
annual employees party of The
Mountaineer was held last night at
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Wallace Marley, commercial pnoiogiapher, siai'ieu out Vveutiesday
with his camera tatting pictures oi lypieai uuiumw stenes in
Waynesville for The Mountaineer, in picture no. i, ne caugm n-
. . i i mi. C- .vinCwtlrl A 1 loll C i ( t i 11 IT 11. .1 r hn 1 T.O 111 thn hflMl'l
montns oiu i nomas ou6" -...v..., v. ..v
of his grandparents, Dr. jrua Mrs. i nomas airingneiu. lie is me son
of Mr. and Mrs. John Allen and seems as happy as can be. In picture
'o '' is a partial view of postal workers lacea wnn ine tasK ot sorting
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bag after bag of mall and packages. Eugene nouscr ana naiining
Burrcss are shown working on ine nuge siacK. i iciuiu iio. o, in im;
Antral Elementary chorus, as tney sang at ine woman s ciud j nurs-
day afternoon. That night they appeared Detorc ine wons ciud, ana
rnuay wen; 4. o.. ..iry iiiogiuni. lx.-n 10 ngnt: hM.uui-in
Elliott, Kuth Henshaw, Nancy Francis, Ann Coman Crawford, Patsy
bzell, Kutn uorwin, iviai-y crouser and Judy Hoberts. Miss Stephanie
Moore is their music teacher. In picture No. 4 is a scene on display
at me waynesville Liorary. inis was arranged by Miss Johnston
librarian. In picture No. 5, two girls are shown contributing to the
Hons Uime Hoard on Main street. Much interest is being shown in
the board, as the Lions push towards a $1,000 goal. Picture No. 6 is
Miss eta i lemming, assistant Salvation Army worker, as she stood
by the Christmas kettle, in which funds are given for the work among
me necoy. mis year ine oaivation Army plans to take care of 550
Salvation Army To Take Care Of
550Needy People In Haywood County
"Last year we sold 60,000 one
and one:half cent stamps, and this
car I expect our sales to go over
90.000," said Col. J. H. Howell.
Waynesville postmaster, regarding
he increase in the sending ot
Christmas cards and packages from
i hp local Dost office. a
"I base my anticipation on the
fact that through Wednesday oi
last week our sales had reached
the total CO.000 of last year.
This, of course, does not include
the hundreds of cards on which
are placed three cent stamps.
"Tuesday and Wednesday, the
18th and 19th, were our biggest
out-going mails. Each day it took
three full truck loads to handle
it," pointed out Col. Howell.
"This year marks the biggest
Christmas sipce I have been post
master during my 12 year period,"
lie explained. ,
Behind Quota On
E Victory Bonds
Members of the war finance
committee here are concerned
over the progress of the sale
of E type Victory bonds. Yes
terday, the record showed Hay
wood was about $100,000 be
hind the quota on E bonds.
A suggestion was made that
persons getting cash for Christ
mas presents put it into bonds,
and enjoy the , present now,
and even more later, when the
value has increased a fourth.
Major and Mrs. John-D. Jones
have arrived . from Chicago and
will spend the Christmas holidays
here with the latter's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. James L. SLringGeld.
Miss Helen Smith, assistant coun
ty home demonstration agent, has
gone to Forest City, where she will
spend 4 few days with her family.
Trees Will Be Given
Christmas cheer will be provided
for 550 persons from the money
placed hi the Salvatiorukettles on
Main Street and the answers to the
appeals made by Major Cecil
Brown, head of the Mountain Di
vision and her workers through
The Army plans to have seven
Christmas trees during the two
week's period starting last Sun
day and ending Sunday week. At
each tree Christmas programs are
being presented by the workers
with appropriate devotional pro-
J grams included.
Trees will be staged at Maple
Springs, Little Creek, Miller's Gap,
Bonnie Hill, Sheltoa Laurel, Big
Bend and Cold Springs.
At the Cold Springs Lumber
camp Jack Joyce, teacher of the
school there tnd students will have
charge of the program, He Will
be assisted by Harry Lee Liner.
Many of the persons reached by
the Salvation Army will not be
given Christmas cheer by any other
croup as they live in isolated sec
tions of the county.
The nurses of the Haywood
County hospital held their annual
Christmas party and tree on Fri
day evening in the Nurses Home
with around fifty persons attend
ing. The affair was held in the spa
cious living room at the home
which was colorful with the lights
from the towering tree placed in
one corner. Santa Claus was pres
ent and delivered the gifts from
The affair is held each year by
the nurses to which their families
are Invited including their hus
bands and children.
Following the presentation of the
gifts refreshmenst were served.
Community Sing Today
To Draw Large Croud
At Methodist Church
It'll Be Chicken
"The prisoners In the Hay
wood county Jail will havn
chicken and dumplings and pie
tor Weir Christmas dinner,
and 1 want you to know that a
chicken dinner when you arc
In jail Is a real treat," said
Deputy Wade McDanlela when
asked how the inmatea of the
third floor of the courthouse
will lake Christmas.
In addition to the special
chicken dinner on Christmas
Day, euch prisoner will receive
a large bag of fruits, nuts and
candies from Sheriff R. V.
Welch, It was learned from
"Right now we have onlv
eight prisoners and we dont
expect to have a very blr
crowd, even over the Christ
mas week-end. People Just
don't get themselves In Jail
as much as they used to do,"
"I don't know whether thev
are smarter than they used to
be and know how to get by or
that they are better. But I do
know this, they don't drink In
public like they once did, and
when they do they seem to
know better how to carry their
tiquor," ne said.. : .,,
Hogers And Revis
Davis B. Rogers and Marcel
Revis have opened a modern re?
taurant and service station Ir
Hazelwood, on the highway, jus'
opposite Bradley's Store.
The former Belle Meade placf
nas been completely renovated
nodern equipment added, ant
made up-to-date in everv wav.
The restaurant will be unde'
the personal supervision of Mr
Uogers, an experienced cook. Th
dace will cater to parties, as we!
is regular serving of meals.. Curt
icrviee will also be featured.
Mr. Revis has charge of the serv
For the present, the firm will re
main open about 18 hours a day
Until 7:00 p. m.
With a busy dav anticlDated or
Monday which will close at 7:00
o clock in the evening, all busincs?
firms of the town Dlan to tak e
two-day holiday. Chrlstmaa Dv
and Wednesday following.
The Merchants Association de
cided to take two days at a meet
ing held this month, as it waf
deemed a good plan to have one
day to rest after Christmas Day
The extra hour on Christmas Evf
will give belated shoppers addi
tional time to buy the last minute
forgotten articles that are often
evident on a list.
Miss Mary Margaret Smith,
county home demonstration agent,
has . gone to China Grove, where
she will spend the Christmas holi
days with bcr family. :
Park Theatre Is
It was ten years aeo this week
that the Park Theatre ODened to
the public, giving to this area a
modern theatre in every detail.
J. E. Massie. owner. Is nhsnrvlnv
tne tenth anniversary of thp Park
with a special series of high type
pictures during the wek, with a
new picture each day during
Several major changes are now
being made to the theatre, and the
project will be pushed to comple
tion just as soon as materials be
Program of Christmas
Carols Will Start
At Six O'Clock,
Many Taking Part
Interest continues to grow in the
annual community aina which will
be held at the First Methodist
church tonight at &.00 o'clock. Tho
event which la soonaored hv th
Chamber of Commerce is the first
assembly sinking at Christmas since
.ne war started, and an invitation
is extended to all the DeoDle of
.he community to join tho hun
dreds who will attend, to observe
his first Christmas of peace.
The sing will combine the Christ-
nas evejit with the evening services
f the various churches takinn Dart
The original plan was to hold the
i8 at the Park Theatre and th
eparatc churches have their even-
ng service lmmediatelv following
out was later changed to a combi-
Rev, Malcolm R Wti
astor of the Presbyterian church
vill preside. There will be no ad
mission fee or collection taken dur-
ag the service.
Mrs. Henry MacFavden will Hi.
ect a choir made up of voices from
he praticlpating churches. Mrs.
.V. L. Matney, organist of the First
lethodist Church, will serve as
ine school dec clubs unrW eh
irection of Miss Steohinlp Mnn
;llt tl.n I .
ah me old favorite Chrlstma
iroiS, that lend lnsDlratinn tn tho
Jhrismtas spirit will be sung by
e hundreds assembled fnr tha
The gallery of the church vtn h
Iven over to the colored nnnmi.
lion of the community who are
jimaiiy invited to attend the ser
ice and Join in the community
ide Christmas event.
Leo Weill is serving
hairman of the event and is ncr-
onally ureinn all eitiems tn at.
-end, it was learned from Miss S.
Jones, secretary of Uw Chflm-
r of Commerce, who has worked
ntirtngly on the program to make
t a succom.
The annual Community Christ-
nas tree sponsored by the Woman's
Jlub and assisted by various group
nd Individuals was held vester-
lay afternoon at the courthouse
nd was well attended.
Mrs. J. C. Brown, chairman from
he Woman's Club, and Mrs.
rV. Killian, president, were in
iuu-ge of the arrangements and
Rev. Everett Murray. Daitor of
he Hazelwood BaDtist church, lead
he devotional proeram and Christ-
nas carols were sung by choirs.
A large number of children in
he community received tovs and
,iits of candies and nuts which
verc banded from the tree.
Making donations to the sift and
andy fund were: The Town of
.Vaynesvilie, Lions Club, Rotary
-lub, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Francis,
Ir. and Mrs. R J. Barber and
This annual event is always an-
iclpated by the children of the
ommumty and has been the main
Jhrlstmas activity of the club for
Rev. and Mrs. Walter WKt anil
daughter, Miss Catherine West, will
leave Monday lor Albemarle,
where they will spend Christmas
witn men- son-in-law and daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Klutts. Mrs.
Kluttz is the former Miss Betty
Officials To Take
Off Three Days
The offices of the Havwood coun
ty courthouse will close Saturday
afternoon and remain closed un
til Thursday moraine, it waa
learned from George A. Brown, Jr,
This three-day holiday does not
apply to the office of the sheriff a
department which is on 24 hour
duty, and docs not recosnize an
Phil Medford. who is a shirfMit
at the Emonr School of Dentistry
Atlanta, has arrived to spend the
Christmas holidays with his par
ents, Dr. and Mrs. N. IL Medford,