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The Waynesville Mountaineer
49,500 People
Live within 20 miles of
Waynesville their Ideal
shopping center.
Published Twice-a-Week In The County Seat Of Haj Wood County At The Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
8 Pages
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in Serious
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follow inn injuries
and fact' sustained
wreck a limit 10:30
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imnlv hospital.
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. a partial new ot tno uu wno auenaea me anuai cataloochee reunion at Palmer s Chapel.
wn tilled "iih after a formal program of group singing and an address by Monroe
inili, . This is one of the largest attended reunions in the state. (Photo by Ingram,
n Injured In
Of 2 Autos Sat.
Decision On OPA
Control On Milk,
Meat Due Tonight
Sometime tonight, the de
control board is scheduled to
release their decisions on
whether price controls will be
restored on meats, dairy prod
ucts, trains, cotton, jsteed and
soy beans.
OPA is all set to say what
the ceilinrs will be on these
items if controls are re-established.
Should the decontrol board
decide that controls must be
restored on meats, dairy prod
ucts and the other items on
the list, they must also decide
on whether subsidies shall be
paid again, and at what rate.
Three From Haywood
Join Regular Army
Two Clyde and one Canton youth
recently enlisted in the Regular
Army, all being assigned to the
Air Force, according to an an
nouncement from the Army Rc
Hie "illy pas-' cruiting station in Asheville.
"in-i ums alter Berlin V. Breedlove, son of Mrs.
fmcd lace lac-' Ethel Breedlove of Clyde, and Hoy
N lilt- knee .-mH J. Henderson son of Rnv Honder-
j son, of Route 1, Clyde, enlisted on
-". Iirniher of j August 2 and July 27, respectively.
lK and bruises! Jnnn c- Gibson, son of Mrs Elyina
l"Md. ist , Gibson, 31 Winfield St., Canton,
"''ii rmany and ! pnlisted on July 29. Neither had
J' and the ! Previous service.
The directors of the Chamber of
Commerce will meet tonight at
eight, at the offices of Millar and
Medford. Matters of importance
i will Ut- INI 'llSSffl
.t!11 k j: i
L. E. Sims, presi-
.iiinut (he dent said
Miss S. A. Jones, is
Baptists Holding 61st
Annual Association
Meeting Today, Wednesday
Beginning at 10:00 o'clock this
morning the 61st annual Haywood
Baptist association meeting will be
held in the Barbersville church.
The first of a series of five pro
grams will feature reports on work
in church missions.
The afternoon meeting today also
will be held at the Barbersville
Baptist church, and tonight the
Program will be given in the Clyde
Baptist church. Wednesday morn
ing and afternoon sessions will be
in the Dutch Cove Baptist church.
George Ingle will lead the wor
ship that opens the first meeting,
and after preliminary business the
mission reports will be given by
I- A. Rhihehart, Bolden Hartgrove,
Mrs. W. T. Crawford and Rev
A. E. Peake. The annual sermon
will be delivered by Rev. R. A.
(Projrram On Page Three)
Head - On
Clyde Tax
Rate Stays
$1.85 For
Fiscal Year
Board Members
Tighten Budget
As Expenses Rise
And Income Decreases
Properly taxes in the Town
I Clvde will remain at the rale
i $1.85 per $100 assessed valuation
I during the current fiscal year, it
was decided at a recent meeting of
Mayor Bill Harris and the board ot
However, with there being no
income from road paving taxes this
year, the board is adjusting its
budget as closely as possible to
meet the expenses. One of the
reasons they were able to keep
the unpaved roads in the township
in repair, explains one of the alder
men, was their finding a sum of
money that had accumulated with
the State treasury from gasoline
taxes and getting work done by
the "Highway Commission under
these funds.
Expenses for operating the
Town's water supply and trash pick
ups are expected to grow, and the
Town Board may find it necessary
to place a fee on hauling trash at
a later date.
The aldermen point out that the
roads in the township have been
placed in good condition this sum
mer due to excellent cooperation
from the Highway Commission, all
ararngements having been made
with the district engineer, J. C.
Walker of Asheville.
A. HUGGINS, state secretary
mm M
of the Baptist association.
Furlough Pay Measure
Author Visits Here
Congressman Dwight
Rogers of Florida
Is Spending Third
Summer in Haywood
Dwight I.. Rogers, whose address
is Ft Lauderdale, Fla , and the
House of Representatives, Wash
ington, 1) C, is a summer visitor
to Waynesville who is enjoy ing his
vacation after successfully con
cluding the campaign in Congi ess
to get passage of the Armed Forces
Leave Act, the bill that pays for
mer servicemen for their unused
furlough time.
In an exclusive interview with
The Mountaincqr, Congressman
Rogers told how the bill, which he
drew up and introduced in the
House last September, was pushed
into enactment. He also made sev
eral comments about Waynesville,
where he is fully enjoying his stay
and has many friendships.
With his wile and youngest son.
Doyle, the Florida Representative
is staying at the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. Sam Queen, which is
proof enough thai he likes square
dancing. They plan to remain in
Waynesville through August before
returning to their home in Florida,
and meanwhile the Congressman:
is playing golf and taking part in j
other local activities.
During the Catalooche reunion,
Congressman Rogers met Monroe
Redden, who will be with him in
Washington next January repre
senting this district. His colleague-to-be
made a favorable impression
on the Floridian, who commented
that Mr. Redden would make a
capable representative
During the past year Congress
man Rogers has been almost com
pletely occupied pushing the Fur
lough bill through the national
legislature. "I first introduced the
bill H. R 4051 September 13, 1945,"
he related He was its onlv sponsor.
that being the rules of the House,
and the bill was referred to the
Military Affairs committee.
The BommitteeNiid not favor tt&'
measure then, and refused to take
action on it. After it had been
pigeon-holed for 30 days. Con
gressman Rogers used the diffi
cult device of petition to prv it
out on the floor. "I worked until
! April getting the required 218 sig-
of . natures from other Representatives
of I on a petition to discharge com-
immee, nut wiicn the Military Al
. fairs committee saw that I would
have enoiiph n:imcs Ihci- rctwu-liwl
js ou( favoraDv
"The rules committee then
(Continued on Page Eight)
Young Jones Boy Hit
By Auto Monday Was
Not Seriously Hurt
Jimmy Jones, four-year old son
of Port Jones, who was injuried
Monday afternoon in a Main Street
accident, was released from the
hospital after treatment for minor
He was attempting to cross Main
Street about in front of Smith's
Drug store, darted from between
two automobiles and into the front
of one traveling down the street.
The driver was unable to slop in
time to keep from hitting the little
boy, who was taken home and later
to the hospital to determine if he
had been seriously injuried.
Investigating officers called il
an "unavoidable accident," on the
part of the driver, a visitor from
Cincinnatti who did all that he
could to get the boy to first aid
Hound Show
Draws Large Number
Of Participants Here
Drawing numerous entries from
North Carolina and neighboring
states, the first Fox Hdund Bench
Show ever held in Haywood was
termed a distinct success.
The show which began at 2 p. m
Saturday afternoon on the Tow n
ship high school athletic field, was
staged in a large, roped-off ring
with judging of hounds in 10 dif
ferent classifications. Under a
beaming sun. the ow ners would
bring their dogs into the ring, par-'
ade them around the edge of the j
circle while the judge, Ross AIex-
ander, of Statesville, gave them a j
preliminary looking over. :
The 10 best of those entering I
each class were then placed by j the next issue of The Mountaineer,
their owners on the platforms in a I and a picture of the Best dog in
line across the center of the ring, the show and the Best dog in Hay
Then came the final judging as wood county will be published,
, Wrote Vet Pay Bill
Congressman Dwight Rogers, of
Florida, author of the bill to pay
servicemen for their unused fur
lough lime, is now spending his
vacation in Waynesville after
watching President Truman sign
the measure into law.
i Photo by Ingram, Skyland Sludioi
Final Rites For
W. L. McCracken
This Afternoon
Former Teacher In
County Schools For
Forty Years Dies
Following Operation
Washington Lafayette McCraek
etjHiiywood county school teacher
diei at 12:0(J. a? hi.' Monday, at the
Biltmore Hospital. Riltniore where
he had been a patient since last
Tuesday, having been rushed to the
hospital for an emergency major
operation. He rallied from the
operation bill
steadily worse
his condition grew i lin as accompanist, sang in the aft
after Thursday N'i nooii The Haywood county quar
Last rites will be conducted this
afternoon at 3:00 o'clock at the
First Methodist Church with liev.
Paul T'ownsend. pastor oflieiating
Hurial will be in Green Hill cemel-
; cry.
i Nephews will serve a: active pall-
j The members of toe :,;ens Adult
j Class, of the Sunday School of the
! First Methodist Church of which
j Mr. McCracken had been a mem
I her will serve as honorary pall
bearers. Mr. McCracken, native of llay-
i wood county, who has a wide family
I connection, was the son of J M.
and Elizabeth Penland McCracken
He had taught for forty years in
the schools ot Haywood county, and
had seen the school systems
i of this section grow from the one
room school house to the present
consolidated system. He was re
tired from active duty as a teac her
two years ago.
Mr. McCracken was also engaged
in farming in the county. He was
a member of the First Methodist
Church here and had been active in
the church affairs for many years.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs.
Hattie Kirkpalriek McCracken. one
son. Harry McCracken. recently
discharged from the armed forces,
i (Continued On Page Eighli
Mr. Alexander examined them for
different points, switching the dogs
back and forth on the platforms as
he changed their rating After the I
final decision. President J. W. Kil
lian of the Haywood County Fox
Hunters association, sponsor of the
show, announced to the audience
the winners.
Charles M. Johnson, state as
sociation president, who was sched
uled to be present, telegraphed Mr.
Killian Saturday morning that he
was unable to attend.
Trophies for the winners and ro
settes will be mailed to their own
ers. The trophies will be engravd
prior to the mailing.
All winners will be announced in
Hundreds At
Picnic Here
Gala Affair Held
At East Waynesville
School Here
Hundreds attended the annual
Farmers Federation picnic at the
East Waynesville School Saturday,
with some estimating the attend-
I anee as high as 1 ROD
James C, K McClure, president,
and James McClure Clarke, field
secretary, conducted the indoor
festivities At the lunch hour Max
M. Roberts, educational director,
directed games and contests out
doors. Harry W. Love, head of the tobac
co division, told the farmers that
tobacco this year is not too good,
but that grading schools will be
held this fall to assist farmers in
preparing their crops so that they
may get the best prices possible.
Wayne Corpening, county agent.
urged an increase in the alfalfa of
Haywood county. Other brief talks
were made by Ernest Walker, field
supervisor; Jule Noland, Waynes
ville warehouse manager; Claude B.
Hosaflock. Haywood county freezer
locker manager; and Claude Sta
nley. Canton manager. The invo
cation was given by the Rev. C.
O. Newell, pastor of Clyde Metho
dist church.
The Rev Duinont Clarke, direct
or of the religious department, told
of progress in his work with the
Lords Acre movement; Charles
Tillinghast, head of a new bulb de
partment, declared money can be
made on bulbs in Haywood county,
and Frank Rogers, principal of the
school, welcomed the guests.
Mr. and Mrs. R. S, Palmer, of
Cataloochee, won the prize for be
ing the longest-married couple
present: 50 years. Mr. and Mrs.
Grayson Wilson, Waynesville, had
the biggest fanrfly present. R. F.
Davis, a member of the Haywood
federation committee, won the
bald-headed contest.
The Francis Cove choir, led by
Wiley Franklin, with Hetty Frank-
let. composed of Frank Reed, Cor
bert Reed. Raymond Blanton. and
Dorothy Williams, with Cleo Owon
by accompanist, sang.
The Blue Ridge Hillbillies sang.
The group is composed of "Snow
ball," Carl and J. P. Sauceman,
Bennie Simms, Willie Carver, and
Slim Wall, Sam Queen, leader of
the Soco Gap dance team, danced.
A trio composed of Maxine Clarke,
Dorothy Mclntire, and Betty Brook
shire, of Canton, sang.
Johnny Rhymer, Gait her Robin
son, and Slim Moody and his
Mountain Playboys, including El
mer Lowe, sang. Mrs. Johnny Rhy
mer sang as soloist. The Drake Sis
ters of Hendersonville sang, with
Bunny Drake as soloist. More music
was by the Burke county Ramblers,
including James Duckworth, Irwin
Duckworth, John Segal, Garland
Segal, and John Gallion.
Alex Houston, Hendersonville,
did his ventriloquist act, and Yates
Bailey, Canton did animal imita
tions. Mrs. A. J. Derbyshire, of Long
Island, the former Miss Ruth;
Ainsley, of Waynesville and Mrs.'
Lyle Ormsbee, of Chicago, the
former Miss Mary Ella Ainsley, al-'
so of Waynesville are the guests of,
their aunt, Mrs. DeLacy this week. I
Clifford E. Brown Is
Named As Secretary For
Congressman M. Redden
Clifford E. Brown, of Clyde, has
been named as one of three secre
taries of Monroe Redden, Demo
cratic nominee for congress, The
Mountaineer learned yesterday
from Mr. Redden.
"I will have three secretaries,
Mr. Redden said. "Two will be in
the Washington, office, and the
third will remain in the district.
Mr. Brown will be in the Washing
ton office," Mr. Redden continued.
The other two secretaries have not
been named.
Mr. Redden and Mr. Brown were
in Washington last week looking
over the housing situation.
Mr. Brown was campaign man
ager in Haywood for Mr Redden
in the May primary, and is chair
man of the Haywood Democratic
Executive Committee. ,
Harold Stassen Is
Heard At Lake; Big
Crowd Hear Hays
Heads Champion
Just been elected president of The
Champion Paper and Fibre com
pany, succeeding Logan G. Thom
son, who died suddenly .
Of Champion
Succeeds Logan
(5. Thomson As
President of Champion
Paper and Fibre Co.
Reuben B. Robertson, executive
vice president of the Champion
Paper and Fibre company of Can
ton, has been elected to the pres
idency of I he company succeeding
Logan G. Thomson, who died re
cently in California, it has been
Dwight .) TIioiiimiii succeeds his
father on the board of directors of
the company, and Reuben B. Rob-
orison, Jr., who lias been serving
as a vice president ot I lie company
I at llamillon, succeeds his lather as
i executive vice president, according
to the announcement .
A native ot Ohio, Mr. Robertson
was born in Cincinnati, June 11,
187!t, the son ol Charles D. and
Cynthia B. Roherlsnn. He was
educated in Hie public schools of
Cincinnati, graduating from Wal
nut Hills high school there in 1890.
Four years later he was graduated
from Yale university with an A.B.
degree, and began the study of law
at the Cincinnati Law school. In
1903 he was admitted to the Ohio
bar and practiced law with his
father in the linn of Robertson
and Buckwalter until 1907.
He joined Hie Champion Fibre
company in 1907 and was assigned
to the Sunburst operation here in
Haywood county, lie held various
other jobs with the company until
1912, when be was made general
manager ol the Canton plant. He
became pn-Mih lit of (lie company
and held that position until 1935,
when il merged Willi Champion
Paper and Fibre company and he
was appointed executive vice presi-
(Continued on page 8i
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Congressman Hays
Cites Need to Observe
Christianity In
Harold E. Stassen, former gov
ernor of Minnesota and a possible
Republican nominee to the presi
dency, began an address at 3:00
o'clock Monday afternoon on the
Lake Junaluska Assembly platform,
as The Mountaineer was going to
Mr. Stassen has scheduled a
short number of talks in this
area in his capacity as President
of the International Council of
Religious Fiducation, an interde
nominational organization. His
talk will be in keeping with the
regular program of the religious
assembly, and Mr. Stassen so far
has avoided comments on political
or other controversial subjects.
Another speaker of national im
portance was heard Sunday, when
Congressman Brooks Hays of Ar
kansas, addressed a large audience
in the Junaluska auditorium.
He cited the need for observing
Christian principles in settling
governmental problems. Religion
has a place in these issues, he
stated, that can not be overlooked
if the traditional belief in freedom
and man's capacity for self govern
ment shall be upheld. He also dis
cussed the need for all people to
subordinate any selfish aims for
the good of the greatest number
'We must assume responsibility
in world affairs for decisions that
deal with people. It is ours to find
the answer and accept the respon
sibility ... We cannot retreat from
imi lucuis ana our unnslian con
victions." The congressman was introduced
by Dr. F. S. Love, superintendent.
On the platform with him were
Bishops Paul Martin of Little Rock,
Ark.; Paul B. Kern of Nashville,
and Coston J. Harrell of Birming
ham; and CnrKETcssman Dwight
Itogers of Florida.
Saturday night the Junaluska
musical progiam under Waller
Herbert was concluded by the con
cert of Alice Dogwood Tomlinson,
contralto. Beginning with the fa
miliar Largo of Handel and end
ing with a group of Negro Spirit
uals, Miss Tomlinson's program
traversed the realm of song from
the classics to modern. Herman
Allison at the piano showed him
self to be a capable accompanist
as well as brilliant, pianist.
Eggs and Poultry
Eggs remained steady at the
Farmers Exchange with prices
running 45c a dozen. In Asheville
the market also is steady, with
supplies light. A large brings 43
45, a medium 39c-40c: II large,
39c-40c: grade C 32c: current re
ceipts averaging 3tic per dozen. As
reported from the Asheville live
poultry market, market dull with
supplies heavy with prices running
as follows: hens, heavy 22 -24i ,
light 20c; broilers and fryers 30c.
The Farmers Exchange quote';
S2 25 to $2.75 for all kinds of cook
ing apples and there is still a
strong demand for them.
At Hendersonville receipts were
moderate, bu. golden delicious
$250-$2 75; Red delicious, S3. 80
the ceiling; Wolf-rivers and Hoov
ers, $2.75-$3.00. The Atlanta mar
ket is dull with bushel baskets.
N. C. and Va. Delicious. S4-S4 5o
Ga. and N. C. various varieties.
The demand is still strong for
snap beans and squash at the Farm
ers Exchange, best nualitv han.
getting $1.50 and No. 1 squash
$2.00. Cucumbers $2 00 bushel.
At Hendersonville. receipts mod
erate: bushel black valentine ten
der greens, and poles. $2.50-to
ceiling; limas, $4-$4.50; pepper re
ceipt's moderate, bush, bull nose
type, $2.50.
Atlanta: Snap beans market is
stronger and truck receipts mod
erate. Bushel Ga. green round tvpe,
$2.50-$3; Poles $3.50-$3 .75, Cab
bage, market dull, Ga.. N. C. and
Va., 50 lb. sacks, domestic round
type, $1.50; poor quality, $1-$1.25.
Onions, market steady, Texas and
Oklahoma, 50 lb. sacks, yellow tvpe
$1.75-$2; white type, $2.25-$2.50. v
(Continued on Page Eight)

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