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THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Mountaineers To Play
Clyde And Sylva Teams
The Waynesville Mountaineers
will meet the Clyde teams on Fri
day night on the latter's court for
the return engagement of several
weeks ago, when the Waynesville
boys were defeated 23 to 18, and
the Waynesville girls won 41 to
Two close games are in prospect
for Friday night, with the girls
stalling play at 7:30.
On next Tuesday night, the two
strong Sylva teams will play the
Mountaineers in double-header
on the high school court. The
W aynesville teams won both games
the first time both teams met ear
lier in the season. The game will
start at 7:30.
Bethel Tops Sylva
Sylva high school dropped both
games of a double-header Thursday
night to Bethel high. The girls
score was 34-13 and the boys' 32-13.
Dayton Wins Over
Paced by Ardrey, who caged 24
points, the Dayton Rubber com
pany quint defeated Moore General
Hospital on the soldiers' court last
Wednesday night, 63 to 45, in a
W.N.C. league game.
Ed Sagurton and Rice led the
losers with nine points each.
To. Dayton (63) Moore (45)
F McDonald (16) Butler 161
F Brown 1 1 5 Leahy (2i
C Ardrey i24) Folsom (81
G Rogers 2 Sagurton 9i
G Sumner (2) Skidmore 161
Subs: Dayton, Harrington, Green,
Boone 4. Moore, Hentz 3. Lozi 2
Rice 9. Wolfer.
Bethel, Medlord, Cogburn, Bum
Po. Sylva (13) Bethel (32)
F. Wilson 5) Wells U2i
F. Cagle Ford (6)
C. Ryan (4) Terrell ilOi
G. Farmer (2) Stamey '2)
G. Nicholson (2) Sorrells
Subs: Sylva. Cunningham. Bethel.
Sayman. Presslcy, Owens 2, Long,
The Ashevillc Waste Paper Bom
bers continued their victory stride
in the W.N.C. league second halt'
but were pressed all the way before
downing Dayton Rubber company
here Thursday night. 49 to 3G.
Sure-Shot Sam Patton caged 13
points to lead the Bombers and
Audrey made nine for Dayton.
The visitors held a 2G-17 lead
at the half.
Po. Dayton 3fi) A.W.P. (49)
F. McDonald (6) Dowtin U2
F. Brown (8) Hawes (12)
C. Audrey '9' S. Patton 13
G. Rogers (4) R. Patton (6)
G. Boone (4) Garland (5)
Subs: Dayton. Rector 3. Sumner
2. A.W.P Fogle 1.
Sgt. Billy L. Greene
Discharged At Ft. Bragg
Sergeant Billy L. Green, son of
Mr. and Mrs Will Greene, of Lake
Junaluska. was recently discharged
from the army at Fort Bragg. He
j entered the service as a volunteer
o nNovember 30, 1942, and has re
turned to the Slates after 17
months service in the European
SgJ. Greene was attached to both
the fct and 9th armies during the
I time he was in combat and after
the war lie served with the 7th
' At the time he entered the serv
ice he was a .student in the Waynes
ville Town ship high school. He is
entitled to wear the ETO ribbon.
I with three battle stars, the Ameri
can Defense ribbon. Victory rib
bon and Good Conduct ribbon.
; Sgt. Greene has one brother in
the service, James Greene, who
. has also received his discharge,
i alter serving in the European
FLOUNDERS VERY HARE
NEW YORK, (Science Service)
There are only three authenti
cally known cases of Winter floun
ders with eyes on the left side of
their heads instead of on the right,
states Dr. E. W. Gudger. of the
American Museum of Natural His
tory here, in the issue of Science.
Of these, only one is now repre
sented by an actually existing spe
cimen, which is in the American
Flounders and their ichthyoiogi
cal relatives are odd fish. In early
youth they settle to the bottom
and lie down on one side ail the
rest of their lives, except for very
brief spurts of swimming. Their
"underneath'' eyes migrate around
so that both right and left eyes
- STORY OF A G.I. AND BRASS
j NAGOYA. Japan A clerk who
j went into headquarters to make a
report told Brigadier General Ev
erett E. Brown, commander of the
25th Division: "Sir, one of the
buttons of your field jacket is un
buttoned." He saluted and left.
"I want that man promoted,"
But the general was a few hours
too late. Private First Class James
L. Bailey, of West Newton, Mass
had been promoted the same day
l tor all-around efficiency.
come to be on the same side of the
' Some species apparently flop on
cither side more or less indiffer
ently. so that "right-eyed" and
"left-eyed" specimens appear in
more or less equal numbers. How
ever, in the Winter flounder, known
seic.vifieaily as pscudoplcuronect
es amcricanus. the tendency to lie
on the left side and have eves on
the right is practically universal
Only the three exceptions noted by
Dr. Gudger have ever been seen
Waynesville Wins Two
Cage Games From Canton
Waynesville Mountaineer cage
teams won two games here Friday
night from the fast Canton Black
Bears, with the Waynesville boys
taking their game by a 33 to 29
score, while The Mountaineer las
ses had a wider margin over Can
ton with a 29 to 14 score.
Pos. Canton (14) Waynesville (29
F Watts (5) Bryson (6)
F Griffin (5) .... Blankenship (10)
F Taylor (4) Hampton (13)
G Robinson Ensley
G Woodruff Scates
G Tatham Mehaffey
Subs: Waynesville, Wyatt, Crous
er, Ruis, Phillips. Canton, Anders,
Haynie, Webb, Reno.
Pos. Waynesville (33) Canton (29)
F Powers (3) G. Miller (11)
C Robinson (4) Styles (11
G Shook 26) Vance (5)
G Messer Ivester (2i
Subs: Waynesville, Minnett,
Laid well. Canton, Smalhers.
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The farm and homestead meet-
ings in the county which are being
sponsored by the Farm and Home
county agents started on Monday
of this week and will continue
through the first week in March.
j The first meeting of the schedule
! was on Monday held at the Morn
I ing Star school, with a fair at
tendance. The second meeting was
conducted at the Beaverdam school
on Tuesday with a large number
present it was learned from the
Yesterday afternoon the meeting
for the Jonathan Creek community
was held at the Rock Hill school, i
Today a meeting will be held at
the Dell wood school for the resi
dents of that community.
Irograms dealing with various
home and farm problems are be
ing discussed at the meetings by
E. M. Stallings, and Mrs. Ruth D.
Carpenter, county farm agents, and
Miss Mary Margaret Smith, and
Miss Helen Smith, county home
The meetings will be open for
all men and women in the county
regardless of whether or not they
are members of a farm organiza
tion or a county home club. Any
person who is interested in build
ing or in landscaping their grounds
is invited to attend the meeting
which is held in their community
and nearest their home.
The meetings being held are a
combination of the regular Febru
ary schedule of the Home Demon-
Horse And Mule
There was an increase of inter
est shown in the third annual horse
and mule clinic held last week by
the Haywood county farm agents,
as compared to last year's clinic,
as evidenced in number of animals
entered for examinations and treatments.
i There were 144 animals brought
to the 16 clinics held last week
as compared to 78 entered in the
similar events of 194"). Of the
144 brought in 138 were given
treatments lor Bots, roundworms
and dental work, it was learned
from the agents.
There were 16 clinics held with
an average of nine animals to
The. clinic conducted at the N.C.
James store on Fines Creek led in
number of animals entered with
26, while the clinic held at the
P. T. Noland farm on Crabtree
came second with 19 animals and
the county home farm making
third plaoe with 15 animals en
tered. The clinics started on Monday
and lasted through Saturday morn
ing. The greater number of the
farm work stock of the county
have been treated as a result of
the clinics, according to the farm
The Joe Catheys
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cathey were
hosts of a contract party on Fri
day evening at the home of the
latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clay
ton Walker. The affair was given
in compliment to Miss Martha Way
and Kimball Barber, whose mar
riage will take place on February
23rd. The bride-elect and bridegroom-elect
shared honors with Lt.
and Mrs. Robert Mason, of Fort
Benning, Ga., who are visiting the
Several progressions of contract
were enjoyed, with prizes awarded
Those in addition to the honor
guests present were: Mr. and Mrs.
Robert F. Anton, Mr. and Mrs. Sam
H. Bushnell, Jr., Miss Lorena Mc
Crary, and Robert Plott.
stration clubs and the various farm
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Harry Jaynes Making Good
Athletic Record At WCTC
Harry Jaynes, a (graduate of
Waynesville high school who is
now attending Western Carolina
Teachers college at Cullowhee. is
making good in intercollegiate ath
letics. He is a member of the
college varsity basketball sauad.
Jaynes is a good defensive player
and has an effective hook-shot. He
has participated in nine of the
college's eleven games thus far this
season. This count does not include
three conference games played this
Jaynes was a first rate tackle on
W.C.T.C.'s football team this year
and in many instances was the
main block in the Catamount's for
ward wall. He played four years
football in high school and was a
member of Coach Weatherby's un
defeated and untied team that won
' nine games in 1942. He was also
for three years a varsity basketball
! player for the Waynesville high.
Harry, a sophomore at W.C.T.C.,
distinguished himself in athletics
for the college last year, regardless
of the fact that they had no coach.
Through Saturday, February 2.
the Catamounts boasted a record
of eight victories and three losses,
beating such teams as Guilford,
Lenoir-Rhyne and Carson Newman
colleges and splitting two-game
series with Dayton Rubber com
pany and Moore General hospital
of the W.N.C. cage league.
Jaynes will possibly see action
Saturday night when W.C.TC.
meets the Appalachian State,
Teacehrs on the Cullowhee court at
8:15 p. m. Appalachian won a
previous game from the Cats this
year by a score of 43-38.
To Meet Tuesday
The Central Parent Teachers As
sociation will meet Tuesday night
at the school auditorium for their
regular monthly meeting.
M. R. Williamson, chairman of
the program committee, will have
charge of the program.
A number of business matters
will be brought up and reports of
several committees will be heard.
A half holiday will be given to
the grade having the largest num
ber of parents.
Sgt. J. E. Massie
Home From Pacific
On 90-Day Furlough
Sgt. Joseph E. Massie, son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Massie, has ar
rived home from the Philippines
where he has been stationed for
the past year, serving with the
1 1 S Sipnnl Corns. He docked at
Seattle, Wash., on January i", and
arrived home last week.
Sgt. Massie is on a 90-day fur
lough, having re-enlisted in the
regluar army for one year. He
will return to Fort Bragg on April
28 for his next assignment.
He entered the service in Janu
ary, 1944, and took his basic train
ing at Camp Edison, N .J. From
there he was sent to Fort Mon
mouth, N. J., where he was given
special Signal Corps training and
was later transferred to New York
City for his final work before be
ing assigned to overseas duty on
After serving on Leyte he was
sent to Manila and later to Luzon.
Johnny Crockett left Tuesday
for a week's visit to Mr. and Mrs.
J. C. Rush in Marshville.
Mrs. J. Harden Howell will have
the paper at the February meeting
of the Dorcas Bell Love Chapter
D.A.R. which will be held on Fri
day afternoon with Mrs. Jimmie
Boyd as hostess. Mrs. Hugh Jollv
will review the national magazine.
All members are urged to be pres
ent. Mrs. W. F. Swift, regent, will
Charles Sheehan to Gladys Kzell.
both of Waynesville.
Troy H. Willis to Nina Jean
Stiles, both of Haywood county.
Paul Pressley to Betty Kate
Harkins, both of Canton.
Avery Henlin, of Marion, to j
Georgia Hefber of Altapasa.
Coy Hamilton Wood
Discharged From Navy
Coy Hamilton Wood, SSM 3c,
of Waynesville, Route 1, who
served 33 months in the navy was
discharged last week at the Naval
Separation Center, Charleston. His
last permanent duty station was
on the USS Yorktown.
He was on combat duty in the
following areas: Wake Island,
Philippine Islands, Hakin Raud,
Eastern New Guinea, Gilbert
Islands operations, Marshall
Islands operations, Asiatic-Pacific
raids, Marianas operations, Caro
line Islands, Leyte operations,
Luzon operations, I wo Jima opera
tions, occupation forces in Japan.
lie is entitled to wear the Amer
ican theater. Asiatic-Pacific, Philip
pine Liberation. World War II
Victory medal, and the Good Con
Yields in North Carolina's 80.
000 acres of sweet potatoes aver
aged between 97 and 115 bushels
per acre in 1945 but quality was '
described as "poor" by Extension
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House is on one of Haywood's best farms down
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