1Ui1b20 nulea of.
plus center, (.
LfiRS fYEAR7 , 20 Pages
lartment Will Have
rds Under ,
'ting has been called for
uf organizing the ais-
ddf health, of the, five
lof which Haywood Is a
I . at the Jarrett
Hatel on Friday evening,
tt TOO o'clock, according
Ta. Brown, Jr., who has
'Ad chairman by Dr. Carl
LUretary of the State
itueihin the district be-
fafcood Include, Jackson,
Jj Slain ana iryauw
By 4ich county naa us uwu
fetation which worked
tbn 'supervision of the dis-
r-ttfinew legislation passed
lAll General Assembly, a
ot the district health
;f. to (required, in a
t$ Uiere are five coun-
thcre is to De one
entire area, rath-
ea&icbunty having Its
atule designates the nam-
lesl one ex-offlcio mem-
esch of the participating
miff state health offi-
nitafaie with this ruling,
hafe named the fol-
VjWWV" ""f '
(tt-cJlcia jmembers in addi
tataaiiiii of Bryson City,
nd?nt' of Swain county
Walter Ash, of Sylva,
pan oi the county board of
issione of Jackson county;
P, Clsmenti mayor of Bre
find W.E. Baldwin, of Franks
airman of the Macon county
M five Will Meet Frlday to
i permanent chairnjan and to
the othiir four members of
krd whoiwill be required by
oe a pai. uiqia is one aenust,
altered if hiiinacist, and one
tog will U known as the pub
tabers, according to the law.
br will de ippointed for dif-
periods o tenure: one for
years, one ': for three years;
two yeari and one for one
Thereafter Jne member shall
feted each yiar for a term of
fears. ... I a!"
s district boafd of health will
its own chafrman. who shall
ave the right to vote exceDt
ft of a tie; a (majority of the
pra of the district board of
Shall constitute a nimriim
he district heJth officer shall
secretary of tie board.
district boar J of health will
health officer meptin? the
fications set forth hv Hip
System Council as provided
state requirements, who will
peel .the approval of the State
n omcer. The term of nfflop
be at the nleasul-P nf th
'board of health. Emergency
temporary aDDoIntm.nt m
Me when necessary with the
"t oi tne state health officer.
Staff Of the
onipiey. wpli 1 In,.,., i
las joined the I let n,.
tauiere as a melter of the
tishig departmenll and will
2"um w Pori kiews lor
ouipiey rpentr ft j 1.1.
et u,erving forlle years,
h? J . . lune spen.verseas.
"e past 12 .
P criminal Investillion-ai.
L, f army ln Italft .
anlplny was rononfinXiui-U.j
Pwife. who i:T,71351'ffi.
t sC- , nome wn Mrs.
, i, orawn avBnilA.
The Mountaineer k tn.
fx giving a special review
a;.fw,that made fthe
Klines ina945. All news
"ts have been covert h
on Page f3, section
n national tml i
nn.t n WKIUH-
,LT. JASPER MORGAN, U. S.
navy, son of Mr, and Mrs. J. R.
Morgan, has been promoted to
commander, according to informa
tion received here. He Is serving
with the experimental diving unit,
with headquarters In Washington,
D. C, his work being of a highly
scientific nature, At the time he
volunteered In the service, in Sep
tember, 1941, he was physicist at
Duke hospital. Most of the exper
iments undertaken by the depart
ment With which Commhader Mor
gan is serving have taken place on
the Atlantic coast area.
Tax Listing Is
All Taxes Are To Be
. Given In To Tax
Month of January
; The listing of taxes in Haywood
county began on January the first
and all property owners and tax
payers are required to return to
the. list-takers for taxation for the
year 1945 all real estate, personal
property and other property which
they owned on the first of the
All persons between the ages of
21 and 50 are required by law
to list their polls during the same
Any person who owns property
and fails to list or who is liable
for poll tax and fails to give it in
will be guilty of a misdemeanor,
according to the law, it was point
ed out by Earl Ferguson, county
There will be no revaluation of
property this year as the four-year
revaluation program, which is in
accordance with the state laws, was
made last year, it was learned
from George A. Brown, Jr., county
Township listers, with whom the
property owners are expected to
list their taxes in their own town
ships were named by the county
board of commissioners at a recent
meeting, and announced this week
by George A. Brown, Jr., chairman,
Ivy Hill, Dave Plott; Jonathan
Creek, Fred Allison; Cataloochee,
Ed White; Fines Creek, Cauley
Rogers; Crabtree, Wallace Hill;
Pigeon, Gay Burnett; Waynesville,
S. S. Black; East Fork, Rex Pless;
Iron Duff, Manson Medford; Cecil,
Perry Allen; Beaverdam, Vaughn
Byers; Clyde, C, R. Francis; White
Oak, Odie Fish.
Miss Louella Hall, student at
Western Carolina Teachers Col
lege, has returned to Cullowhce
after Spending the holidays with
her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Alden
Hiteh Compton, son of Mr. and
Mrs J Pink Compton, of Hazelwood,
has! returned to North Carolina
State College, Raleigh, after spend
ing the holidays with his parents.
Underwood And Carswell
Open Auto Parts Firm
aynesville Auto Parts opened
for) business here Tuesday morning,
with Frank Underwood and Rufus
Catswell as owners. The firm Is
wholesaler of standard brands of
auJomobile, truck parts, and access
sorties, and Is located at the depot
' JMr. Underwood has been in the
utomotive business as pai u uiu-
ager, for the past twenty years.
He will have charge' of outside
sales, and Mr. Carswell will be in
the store. Mr. Carswell recently
In The Grant? Seat Of
Bradleys To Open
New Grocery And
Super Market Soon
Have Built New Store
Building To House
A large grocery store and super
market, of the W, A. Bradley &
Company, Hazelwood, is scheduled
to stage their formal opening on
January 10th, although the store
will be open this week-end, it was
announced jointly yesterday by
W. A. Bradley, and his son, Richard
Bradley, who will be active mana
ger in charge.
The store moved this week into
a new and modern building, just
completed, which is 30 by 80 feet.
New fixtures have been added, and
the floor arrangement planned for
quick service throughout the store.
The store will also feature a grade
The present store bulldng, which
connects with the new store, is 32
by 100 feet, in addition to two
ware rooms for storage. Mr. Brad
ley said the stocks of dry goods,
hardware and paints would be en
larged in the present room.
The firm is on the highway, in
Hazelwood. Details of the opening
will be carried next week.
People To Meet
Here On Monday
The Haywood County Methodist
Youth Fellowship wiU -hold Its
regular monthly meeting at the 1st
Methodist church in Waynesville
Monday night at 7:30. The host
church will be in charge of the
devotional and refreshment parts
of the program. Miss Dorothy
Janes, president, will conduct the
business session. Mrs. Caroline
Plemmons, chairman of the com
mission on Recreation and Leisure,
will be in charge of- recreation.
C. C. Poindexter, adult counselor
for the county organization, will
conduct a round-table forum on the
Methodist Youth Fellowship pro
gram in Haywodd'TOunty7!f He1 has
made a survey of the county. Prob
lems will be listed and suggested
solutions discussed. The problem-fact-action
method will be used in
conducting the forum. V
All local units in the county are
urged to bring as large a represen
tation as possible. A banner will
be awarded to the local unit having
the largest attendance excluding
the best unit. Methodist churches
in the county that do not have ac
tive Youth Fellowship units are
especially urged to have represen
tatives at the meeting.
No More Trucks
Allowed On Lake
No more trucks will be allowed
over the roads in the Junaluska
Assembly Grounds after January
5th, according to a formal state
ment being published in this paper
today by Dr. F. S. Love, superin
tendent of the Assembly.
Dr. Love pointed out that the
roads and streets on the grounds
were constructed for light loads,
and that the heavly loaded wood
and cattle trucks were causing the
pavement to break, and already
heavy damage had been done.
Mercury Slides To
5 On Wednesday
The mercury took another big
tumble here Wednesday morning,
when it slid down to 5, according
to the official reading at the State
The official weather report for
the past week is:
Max. Min Pet.
Dec. 25 -...S3 30 .94
Dec. 26 53 37
Dec. 27 42 20
Dec. 28 43 33 .10
Dec. 29 55 37
Dec. 30 54 33
Dec. 31 46 30
Jan. 1 39 20
Jan. 2 k - 5
received his discharge from the
army, after serving for more than
five years. Prior to entering the
service he Worked for mercantile
firms here. '
Mr. Underwood was with Abel s
Garage 18 years, and remained
with the firm after it was sold to
Davis-Liner Motor Sales.
Many nationally known lines are
being featured by the firm, which
win aervlce fiarages. car dealers.
service stations and others who buy
automotive lines wholesale. .
Haywood County At The
WAYNESVILLE, N, C THURSDAY,
VICTORY PULPWOOD CAMPAIGN
WlM 'lf Stopfsoulf itunmtauuw lijlf !
!Pa!11 In recognition of the valuable contribution this slPy
jgjj newspaper ha$ made to the nation's war pro- jig focl!
j3pi? gram by its efforts to increase the production SpBIPv i
J(i ofpulpwood. A'-:K$i
l JI&Hl WAR fROOUCTIOM ioaw j&p y
PFC. WILLIAM R. FRAZIER,
JR., son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R.
Frazier, of Waynesville, who was
reported missing in action in
France on January 7, 1945, has
been officially declared killed In
action by the War Department, ac
cording to recent information re
ceived by his family. Pfc. Frazier
was attached to the Seventh army
and has been overseas since Octo
ber 12, 1944. He entered the serv
ice on May 23, 1943, and took his
basic training at Fort Knox, Ky.,
and was later sent to Camp Camp
bell, Camp Chaffee, and maneuvers
prior to being sent overseas. At the
time he entered the service he was
just graduated from the Waynes
ville Township high school. He Is
survived by his parents; three sist
ers, Misses Mary, Nina and Mar
garet Frazier, all of Waynesville;
two brothers, Marion Frazier,
Waynesville, and Staff Sergeant
Thomas E. Frazier, who is serving
with the army of occupation In
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Open Waynesville Auto Parts
FRANK UNDERWOOD has had RUFUS CARSWELL,- just dis
20 vears experience ln the automo- charged tJom the Army after five
five field, is one of the owners of
the new firm which opened here
Tuesday morning. - -
Eastern Entrance Of The
JANUARY 3, 1946
Donald Lee Cooper Born
As '46 Was 2
Busy Time For
City Police Force
"Saturday night was a bad
night here. The officers were
pretty busy for several hours,"
said Chief of Police Orville
"We arrested 11 drunks in
addition to an automobile ac
cident, which might have re
sulted as seriously for the five
occupants in the cars as it did
to the cars," the Chief pointed
"I just don't know what's
got into the people around
here," Mr. Noland concluded.
Firm Opens In
The Hazelwood Cleaners have
opened for business in the Esso
building on the highway in Hazel
wood, with Mrs, B. H. Holland and
Mrs. C. H. Rhinehart, as managers.
A completely new and modern
Hoffman lay-out of equipment has
been installed, and in operation.
Experienced cleaners are in charge
of all work, and th firm will fea
ture one-day service.
The owners wanted to open,
about a year ago, but were unable
to get the better equipment, so
they waited until new machines
were available. Every piece of
equipment is brand new,
years sertice, is the other owner
of the nev firm.
lace Mareyv t ,. .
Photos by Wal-
Great Smoky Mountains
Donald Lee Cooper, on of Sea
man First Class ana Mrs. uecu
Cooper of Lake Junaluska, is a
lucky baby at least he arrived in
this world at a lucky hour.
Master Cooper was, according to
information received at The
Waynesville Mountaineer office, by
noon yesterday, the first white baby
born in Haywood county in 1946.
Donald Lee arrived two minutes
after Father Time had turned the
first page of the Book of the New
Year. By coming so soon after
Father Time had rrfadc the change
from 1945 to 1946 he fell heir to
gifts from seven Waynesville firms
A complete outfit from Belk-
An electric bottle-warmer from
Garrett Furniture Store.
A blanket from Ray's Depart
Fifteen quarts of pasteurized
milk from Pet Dairy.
Two weeks' laundry service from
Six cans of Gerber's Baby Food
from The Food Store.
A year's subscription and 25
birth announcements from The
Donald weighs eight pounds and
three ounces, has black hair and
blue eyes. He is the third son
of his parents, and has two broth
ers who are four years and two
years of age.
His father has been in the serv
ice for 22 months and is now sta
tioned at Little Creek, Va., where
he was sent after he received his
boot training at Great Lakes Naval
Training Station, Great Lakes,. 111.
His mother was before her mar
riage the former Miss Annie Mae
Searcy, of Brevard.
Newspaper Essay Contest
Miss Betty Frances Tuttle,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy C.
Tuttle, of Waynesville, member of
the junior class, of the Waynesville
Township high school, was tne win
ner in the newspaper essay con
test sponsored by The Waynesville
Mountaineer and the Canton Enter
prise in Haywood county.
Miss Tuttle by winning first
place will be awarded the first
county prize of a $25 Victory Bond.
Her essay has already been sent
in to the headquarters of the North
Carolina Press Association, spon
sors of the state-wide contest, in
which she will compete with other
county winners. There are two
state prizes, first, a $100 Victory
bond; second, $50 Victory bond.
Miss Martha Raye Smathers,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. A.
Smathers, of Pisgah drivet Canton
member of the junior class of the
high school won second
place and will beware" the prize
$2.00 in Advance in Haywood and Jackson Counties
5 Hurl 2 Cars Torn Up
In Main Street Vreck
MAJOR JACK C. LYNN, former
Haywood county farm agent, who
entered the service in January,
1941, and is now serving with the
Food and Agriculture branch of
the military government in Ger
many, with headquarters in Berlin,
has been promoted to Lieutenant
Colonel, according to information
received by his wife who resides
Col. Lynn was district county
agent with headquarters in Ashe
ville at the tmie he was called into
active service, holding a commis
sion as second lieutenant in the
Reserve Corps at the time. He re
ported for duty at Fort McClellan,
and from there was sent to Fort
Benning and later Camp Hood,
Texas, prior to being sent overseas
six months ago.
Father Of Mrs.
P. H. Jenkins, 88, of Dallas,
Texas, father of Mrs. Joe Gill, of
Walnut Cove Farm, on the Jona
than Creek road, died on Monday,
December 24, of a heart attack at
his home in Dallas, according to in
formation received here from his
daughter by friends here. Mr. Jen
kins had suffered an attack during
the fall and had not been in good
health for several months.
Funeral services were conducted
in Dallas on Wednesday, December
26, with the Welland Funoral Home
in charge of the arrangements.
Mr. Jenkins, retired lumberman
and well known leader of Dallas
had often visited his daughter here
and had many friends in this sec
tion. He was active in the work
of the Presbyterian church in Dal
las and also a leader in the civic
and Masonic affairs of the city.
In addition to his widow he is
survived by two daughters, Mrs.
Gill, of Haywood county and Dal
las Texas; Mrs. Konald Vincent of
San Antonio, Texas, and two grand
sons, Haywood Vincent, of New
York CitI, and William Gill, of
$910 Raised On
The Dime Board
The Lions club realized
$910 from the operation of the
Dime Board this Christmas
season. This was $5.00 more
than the 1944 board brought
The club cared for a large ,
number of needy children, and
final tabulations will be made
tonight at the meeting of the
the two papers.
Miss Betty McClure, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. McClure, mem
ber of the junior class of the
Waynesville Township high school
won third place and will be given
$10.00 in Victory stamps.
Miss Dorothy Martel, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Martel,
member of the 11th grade at St,
John's school, won fourth place
and will be the winner of the $7.50
offered in Victory stamps.
Miss Anne Mormino, the young
est contestant, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Mormino, of Waynes
ville, member of the 9th grade of
St. John's school won fifth place
and will be given the prixe of
$5.00 in Victory stamps. .
The contest was open to all high
school students In the county and
alsb in the state where sponsored
in the counties by local newspaper,
for Vhe purpose of focusing t vin
W ' Vtwl: hit V
The Mountaineer ca
take your sales message
to customers "who want
to buy, ' "
Accident On Main .
Night Caused ;
Considerable Damage j ,
Five DPrsnna vnk fn4M,l .M J -.
v 4 -w mijuicu BUU r '( :. ':.(
taken to the Haywood County hos- ' . - i
pital for treatment following 7 L
imu-vu I'uuisiua oi iwo cars lq
front of the Le Faine hotel here
on Main street around 10:45 Sat
urday night, according to Chief of
Police Orville Noland. and O. K.
Roberts, state highway patrolman,
who investigated the case.
Amos Moody, one of the drivers
was in a 1941 Ford and Troy Mc
Cracken, the other was driving a
1935 Ford. Both cars were dam
aged almost beyond repairs ac
cording to the officers.
There were five occupants of
the two cars, three men nd two
girls. All five received bruises ani
lacerations, with the exception of ?1
Amos Moody, who suffered a J
DroKen jaw m addition to cuts!'1 S i
and other minor Injuries. Only one ft '?
of the party, a Miss Barton, re-J t
mained in the hospital, following ,
trPAtmAnf oluati than '
"1 ihlui, auq sua WW
able to leave the next day.
No legal action has been taken
according to the officers and it was
th.U .L -A. 1L - . . . ...
iiiuugui. iuai me case wouia De set-, s j
tied out of court. j
District And v
County Schools ,
Reopen Monday t K
The Waynesvlllo district and Un
Haywood county school reopened
on Monday of this week following ?
the Christmas holidays, with a fair-
M. H. Bowles, acting county super- 1 , ,i 1
lntendent of education. I
"We hope to continue now" "
straight through the schedule until '"A; ,
the closing of the school term, the j, ; t ;?
weather permitting." said Mr. -.if
Bowles yesterday in speaking ofj
me opening or me scnooia and the
days, missed on account of 'tho re
Mid-term examinations in the
district and county schools are
scheduled for Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday of next week, it was
announced by Mr. Bowles.
C. Of C. Thanks
The Community Christmas Carol
Sing, which was sponsored by the
Chamber of Commerce and held at
the First Methodist church the
&unaay net ore Uhristmas was a
most successful affair. The fol
lowing expressions of appreciation
was sent into The Mountaineer by
Miss S. A. Jones, secretary: ,
"The Chamber of Commerce as
sponsor of the Community Christ
mas Carol Sing, the Sunday before
Christmas, wishes to thank each
and every one participating in the
event. The cooperation is appre
ciated, of the leader, the directors,
tne soloists, the combined church
choirs, the Junior choirs, the or
ganist and the committees; and es
pecially the very thoughtful anoni
mous Santa Claus who "sent" the
children- and directors such truly
Christmas-spirited gifts. We also
thank the audience who braved the
snow and rain and Showed their ap
preciation for the efforts made to
bring the community the Carol
"We hope this event will con
tinue each year henceforth, and be
come a beautiful, enjoyable Christ-
Opens In Clyde
A new furniture store is open
for business at Clyde under the
name of Mehaffey-Cagle Co. The
business Is located in the D, M.
Cagle brick building on the square
Larry H. Cagle will be manager .
of the new firm. He has recently
been honorably discharged from
the navy Sea Bees. Mr. Cagle was
in service 40 months with 30
months in the Southwest Pacific.
The associates in the firm will be
Clayton R. Mehaff ey, who is owner
and operator of the Cash Store, at
Clyde. , The third partner, Boone
F. Cagle, who is connected with
the Champoin Paper and Fiber .
company for a number of years.
Mr. Cagle states everything to fur
nish a home will be handled, and
a popular line of refrigerators and
appliances will be carried. ' .
Miss Ann Edmonds, who 1st
student at the Southern Colic
Lakeland, Fla., wljfere she 1' " -ing
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