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The Waynesville Mountaineer
Nu. 46 14 Pages
4-H Club Members Get Guesnseys For Junior Dairy
Shown here are the five 4-H Club members who won calves contributed to the Junior Dairy Foundation by civic clubs and busings firms
here last week, following the Third Annual Guernsey Promotional Sale. From left to right, David Underwood gave a call to C. V. Hhodarnier,
member of the Morning Star -H Club; W. Roy Francis, president of the Rotary Club, and the calf the club gave to Pete Noland, of the Crab
tree Club; William Medford represented Robert Sutton, who gave a calf to Weaver Hipps, of the Beaverdam Club; Jonathan Woody, president
of The First National Bank, and the calf given to Nancy Leopard, of the Waynesville Club; Paul Davis, representing the l ions Club, and the
calf given to H. R. Caldwell, of the Crabtree Club. The members drew for the calves. This photograph for The Mountaineer was made at
the State Test Farm by Ingram, The Skyland Studio.
3-Year-Old
Child Hit By
Car Suffers
Broken Leg
Stella Jayncs
Struck By Car
On Jonathans Creek
Highway Sunday
Afternoon
Esley Jenkins, 20, of Cosby, Tenn.,
is being held in the Haywood, coun
ty jan prnaing me condition oi
Stella Jaynes, three-year-old dau
ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Louie Jaynes,
of the Jonathan Creek section of
the county, who is alleged to have
been struck by a car driven by
Jenkins late Sunday afternoon.
The accident occurred on the
Jonathan Creek road, a short dis
tance from the sawmill on the Dell
wood road, and was investigated by
John Kerley, deputy of the sher
iff's department.
The child is alleged to have run
behind a parked car and darted in
front of the 1942 Chevrolet coach
driven by Jenkins, and knocked
down.
The child was taken to the Hay
wood County Hospital where it
was found she had suffered a brok
en leg. Her condition was report
ed as favorable, according to re
ports late yesterday afternoon.
The car was said to have been
owned by Otha McGaha, of Cosby,
Tenn., and the owner and his wife
were riding in the vehicle at the
time of the accident, according to
the investigating officer.
McGaha was arrested and made
bonds for $2,500, while Jenkins,
who was operating the car with
out a license was lodged in jail
awaiting trial before the magis
trate's court.
Boosters Club To
Meet Thursday Night
The Boosters Clnh will mcpt
Thursday night for their regular
monthly meeting at the Hazelwood
Presbyterian church.
Rev. S. R. Crockett is president
of the organization.
The committee in charge of the
Fourth of July program will make
their report at the meeting.
Harry Lee Liner, Sr., left Sat
urday on a business trip to Florida.
Underway At
,Iean Church Here
stands shall be cut down on all
sides except that facing Main Street
s" that the addition shall consti
tute the first floor of the building,
with full access to sunlight. Ex
cavation and concrete work are
expected to be completed this sum
mer, and the church hopes to find
material and labor available so
"iat the project can be completed
oy the year's end.
Floor space will be 60 by 38
feet, eqUai to the auditorium The
ning room is planned to accomo
date from 100 to 150 persons, and
"e new classrooms will take care
of n additionaJ 100 students.
Standard PRINTING l
9'n.2H0 S Fnt S
LOUISVILLE iO
UISV1LLE k
Now Published Twice-A-Week
Published Twice-a-Wcek In The County Seat Of Haywood County
Many Methodists Hear
Bishop Purcell Speak
At Hayvood County Day
Christian Unity
Is Keynote Of
Sunday Service
At Junasluka
Pointing out today's need for
unity among Christians. Bishop
Clare" "Pii rcolf bf'Ch a rlof le ,' 'prea ch -
ed before an audience estimated
between 7 and 900 people from
the Lake Junaluska Assembly pul
pit at the annual observance of
Haywood County Day, Sunday
morning.
Dr. W. K. Greene, president of
WofTord College, Spartanburg, de
livered the principal address dur
ing the afternoon. Dr. Walter West
of Waynesville, presided during the
morning service and R. L. Cole
man of Canton, in the afternoon.
All Methodist churches in the
county were represented in the
attendance, and visitors enjoyed a
picnic on the grounds'at noon.
Commenting on the fact that in
the Christian calendar the date
commemorated "Pentecost Sun
day,'" which, coming fifty days
after the Resurrection, celebrated
the birthday of the Christian
Church, Bishop Purcell called for
a repetition of Pentecost in the
life of the modern church. The
church in this modern age he said.
must achieve unity or perish.
Using as a texr passage from
Acts 2:1-8. the speaker related the
Bible story of how the Apostles
were "all with one accord in one
place," and how "they were all
filled with the Holy Ghost."
"A common danger," he said,
"had drawn them together and they
were then held together by a deep
sense of kinship. A common ex
perience made them love one
another; they had all seen the risen
Lord; a common testimony made
them one family; their witness was
the resurrection.
"The church of this modern
day." he continued, "must have
something of this sense of unity
which always follows great dan
gers, great experiences and great
joys.
"In this atomic age the church
of Jesus Christ must realize its
essential unity or perish. How can
we Christians demand a UNITED
NATIONS when we have never
achieved a UNITED CHURCHES?
We must set about realizing the
principles of Jesus as the vertable
law of life without which life can
not continue in this world.
"Pentecost today for Christians
not only means a new spirit of
unity but it means a new spirit of
power. The promise of Jesus to
His disciples, 'Ye shall receive
power' was fulfilled on the day
of Pentecost and the record shows
that they received power to per
form many mighty acts. Pentecost
for today should mean that mil
lions of people who are now only
nominal Christians enjoy the pow
er of ivictory over temptation and
sin.
'Pentecost for today means a
new spirit of courage among Chris
tians. The disciples spoke the word
of God with boldness. The trans
formation which took place In tne
(Continued on page 4)
WAYNESVILLE,
Local Hitch-Hikers
Here's A Tip-
The art of hitch-hiking was
boosted to a new high in Way
nesville last week.
. A, w'eU-dcessed .yaung man
standing out on the highway
leading- east calmly faced on
coming traffic to select the
most promising prospects.
When one that nirt with his
approval approached hp rais
ed his ric lit had in the usual
gesture; then his left hand
to spread in sisht a sign bear
ing the word "Asheville." lip
soon was riding nut of town.
Although we can't claim to
be original, the moral points
out is that "It Pays to Adver
tise." Parkway Tours To
Begin Operations
Saturday, June 15
Parkway Tour.i. owned by Hub
Ruff, will begin operating June
15th, carrying passengers to all
scenic points of interest in this
entire section.
Mr. Ruff recently bought a roll
top 9-pas.sengcr Packard bus to
make the trips, and said yesterday
he plans to add two more to the
fleet at an early date.
Reservations are now being made
through the Chamber of Com
merce office, and plans are to make
daily trips throughout the section.
Mr. Ruff has operated a taxi ser
vice here with a fleet of cars since
1939 For four years he served
on the police force, resigning in
order to dpvote full time lo the
operation of the Patkway Tours
He plans to do all the driving of
the tour bus. and will explain all
points of interest en route. Mr
Ruff has a perfect traffic record, as
he has never been in an accident.
Brooklyn pitcher says women
make good catchers. Yes. espec
ially when hubby tries to slip
home.
32 From Haywood Attend
District Demonstration
Thirty-two Haywood county
home demonstration members with
the home agents. Miss Mary Mar
garet Smith and Miss Helen Smith,
attended the annual meeting of the
First District of the North Caro
lina Federation of Home Demon
stration Clubs which was held on
last Friday at the Methodist church
in Sylva, with Mrs. Henry Francis,
member of the Francis Cove club
of Haywood county, president, pre
siding. Included in the district are the
clubs from Jackson, Swain, Macon,
Cherokee, Clay, Graham and Hay
wood counties.
At the business session at which
- Every Tuesday
At The Eastern Entrance Of
N. C, TUESDAY, JUNE
Foundation
.22 Bullet
Hits Henry
Leopard
Near Heart
Everett Moody Out
On $1,500 Bond, '
Following Sunday's
Shooting
Henry Leopard is alleged to have
been shot near the heart by Everett
Moody with a .22 rifle around 7:00
o'clock NundnyeVchihg as the for
mer is said lo have entered the
lattcr's home in the Hanging Dog
section of the county. Leopard's
condition was reported to be satis
factory, according to a report from
the Haywood County Hospital at
the time The Mountaineer went to
press.
Moody and Leopard were re
ported lo have had an argument
about Ihe latter jumping on Thur
niaii Moody, Everett's father, and
the son is alleged to have told
Leopard to keep his hands off his
father.
Leopard is reported to have fol
lowed Moody lo his home, and
Moody told him not to enter the
house. Leopard is said to have
defied Moody and dared him to
shoot him assie made his way into
the home, aittr which Moody fired
at him.
leopard was rushed to the Hay
wood County Hospital where he
is now a patient.
After Leopard was removed to
the hospital, Moody came into town
and of his own accord gave him
self up at the sherrif's office, stat
ing the facts and conditions of the
shooting. He made bond for $1,500
and the preliminary trial before the
magistrate's court is pending the
condition of Leopard.
Belk-Iludson Buyers
On New York Market
H. Harrison and Mrs. Mary Hall,
of Belk-Hudson Company, left Sat
urday to join another group of
buyers of the Belk Stores in New
York for a week's buying trip of
fall merchandise.
They plan to return this week
end An electric razor has its good
points, but did you ever try to slice
off a corn with one of the things?
time reports of progress of Home
Demonstration and 4-H clubs of
each county were made, was held
with Miss Anna C. Rowe. Western
District agent, presenting Miss
Ruth Current, state home demon
stration agent.
Miss Current spoke on the work
done and the work yet to be done
by the women of the district. She
stressed the responsibility and ob
jectives of the organization.
Lunch was served after the
morning session with special music
by the Rev. Mark Osborne, Jr., of
Cullowhee, followed by an after
noon session which was devoted
to special committee work.
and Friday
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Increased
Milk Prices
Started On
Saturday
Producers Will
Get 40 Cents Per
Hundred More
For Their Milk
New milk prices went into effect
here Saturday morning, as OPA
granted a nation-wide price hike
on dairy prices.
Sweet milk prices advanced one
cent a quart, half-pint bottles in
creased a quarter of a cent.
Quarts of cream are now four
cents higher, and pint bottles in
creased two cents. The half-pint
si.es went up one cent.
Buttermilk advanced two cents
per quart, and an eighth of a cent
on the half-pint bottles. Choco
late milk went up a half cent a
quart and an eighth of a cent on
half-pint bottles.
The new increases means that
producers will get 40 cents more
per hundred, according to R. B.
Davenport, district manager of Pet
Dairy Products Company here.
This is about a ten per cent in
crease, as the former price paid
producers was $4.05 per hundred,
and thp new price Is $4.45.
Mr Davenport said this Increase
would mean several hundred dol
lars additional each week for pro
ducers. . M. Long
Sells Building
In Hendersonville
The sale of Commercial building,
Hendersonville's largest office
structure, which houses the West
side branch of the State Trust
company, the telephone exchange
and other offices for approximately
$100,000 was made last week by
J. M. Long to Lt. Charles Braz
nell. The transfer of ihe property
was made from J. M. Long and wife
to Lt. Braznell, who is now serv
ing in the Ordnance department
of the U. S. Army, and son of Carl
W. Braznell, of Hendersonville,
plans to reside in Hendersonville
following his discharge from the
armed forces.
Mr. Long, former prominent
business man of Haywood county,
original owner and operator of the
Waynesville Country club, who left
here two years ago to make his
home in Hendersonville, bought
the four-story building in Octo
ber, 1945, for a sum reported at
$93,000 from O. B. Crowcll and
W. B. Hodges.
The building is located at the
corner of Main street and Fourth
avenue, Hendersonville.
Hardy Liner Farm
Sold For $25,000
The Hardy Liner farm and equip
ment on Dellwood road sold for
$25,000 Monday morning at an auc
tion sale conducted by Penny
Brothers.
Lots in Woolsey Heights were
being auctioned as The Mountain
eer went to press. L. E. Sims is
owner of the property being sold.
Overall Sale
Nylons and butter have their followers . . . but in Waynesville it takes
such as the one above, which began gathering by 7:00 a. m. Friday morning in front of Belk-Hudson 's.
Some 750 people came to the store after its opening at 8:30, but since only 300 pair of overalls were on
hand, Cecil Jennings, store manager,
this working-man's wear before long
Ingram, Skyland Studio.
$3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Vellco Shoe Company Is
Ready To Expand Plant
When Housing Improves
To Have Opening
L. E. SIMS, owner and manager
of Sims Tire and Mat I cry Com
pany, will hold their Imal opening
of the recently completed plant
and service station mi Wednesday.
Skyland Studio phiilo.
Sims Tiro And
Battery Company
Completes Plant
Will Stage Formal
Opening Wednesday,
With Many Items Of
Scarce Merchandise
Sims Tire and Battery Company
are staging their formal opening
Wednesday, and celebrating by of
fering many items nf scarce mer
chandise in their household de
partment. The firm is owned an operated
by L. E. Sims
Work has Ju l been completed
on the service station of the firm,
which is rated as Hie most modern
in the area l e.itined in the sta
tion, is a tiled lobby, with over
stuffed furniture, radio, electric
water cooler, ;md leading tables.
The powder iimum and comfort
rooms are also el spotless lile.
and have every modern conven
ience. In the basement of (lie firm
is the modern I lie recapping plant,
which is one nf the largest ill the
state Recently new equipment was
installed throughout in Hie plant,
and increased production by a
large percentage.
Mr. Sims opened his business
heie at the i in ner of Mam and
Pigeon street., in 1940. He ex
panded his hu in iind in No
vember, 19(4, began building the
present plant and service station
He moved into the new place in
July of last year, although the
service station was partially com
pleted. The staiiiui i. fully equipped,
and has cvci modern piece of
equipment, inclinlini; a .- team plant
for cleaning i h i . i and motors of
cars and Inn Ks. Mr. Willis has a
special t tamed iew to look after
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Draws Large Crowd Friday
had to say "so sorry" to most of them. He expects another supply of
which will help fill the need of those
49,500 People
Live within 20 mile of
Waynesville their ideal
shopping center.
1 1 Acres Purchased
For New Plant Site;
Need Housing For
Technicians In Plant
"We would enlarge our plants
and add on many additional em
ployees if the local housing situa
tion would permit us to bring in
the technicians we would need."
I Leo Weill, president of the Wellco
I Shoe Corporation told The Moun
taineer this week, following an ad
dress Friday before the Rotary
Club, in which he pointed out the
steady growth of his firm in Way
nesville. "Due to the lack of adequate?
housing, we cannot bring in the
technicians we would need if we
would expand at this time. In fact,
we are having difficulties getting
living quarters for many key men
already here," Mr. Weill explained.
The firm recently purchased the
former Erkraft building on Georgia
Avenue, in Hazelwood, and have
bought 1 1 acres across the highway
rom the Dayton Rubber Manufac
turing plant in Hazelwood, as a
site for their proposed new plant.
In his address before the Rotary
Club last Friday, Mr. Weill said
that 90 per cent of the 296 em
ployees are women.
The firm began operations here
in March, 1911 with 16 people, and
a payroll of $300 weekly. In Sep
tember of the same year the plai;t
was employing 120 people and mak
ing 1,500 pairs of shoes a day, with
a weekly payroll of $1,800.
"Today there are 296 people em
ployed, making an average of 5,
500 pairs of shoes daily, and a
weekly payroll of $11,000," Mr.
Weill said.
"I am sure that with our future
plans, in a few short years from
now, our present figures of pro
duction will be doubled to the bene
fit of this entire section," Mr. Weill
concluded.
Mr. Weill traced the history of
shoe manufacturing, and pointed
out the increased national produc
tion of shoes, showing that in 1902
the average person bought 2 93
pairs per year, and in 1940 this
figure had increased to 3.06 pairs
per year. The present rate of pro
duction will exceed tlie 1940 level,
speaker said, and every indication
is that 500 million pairs of shoes
and slippers will be made in this
country in 1946.
Wellco Shoes are made on hot
electrical units, and are finished
within one hour after they are
started in the cutting room. Dur
ing the war the firm produced
about two million pairs of hospital
slippers, in addition to a large
volume of leggings.
Revival At Richland
Baptist Church Began
On Sunday, the 9th
A revival began on Susday. June
the 9th, at the Richland Baptist
church with Rev. Robert Harris, of
West Asheville, in charge of the
service. The meetings are held
each night at 8 o'clock and visitors
are welcome.
an overall sale to bring out a crowd
disappointed Friday. Photo by
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