PAGE TWO (First Section)
THE WAYNES VTLLE MOUNTAINEER
Conttnned Frenn Page One)
two million dollars on it for that
particular purpose. President Tru
man knew what fighting on from
island to island would meen, and
that it would save American lives
to use the bomb, so made ! -decision.
"One thing we must remember
to the credit of our nation . . . de
spite the infamv of Japan at Pearl
Harbor. The President said we
will not drop the bomb without
giving notice. Japan received no
tice, but said we were bluffing and
refused to surrender, so the bomb
"Since the surrender the people
of America h:ve done more to re
lieve want, suffering in the world
than all others. I do not think
we have done more thru our part
because we have received so boun
tifully from God.
"We have a great nation. Yes.
And we have some trouble, some
who would take away liberly, un
dermine our government . . .
There are labor dictators who
would tear down our t,jveinmeiit
without thought. John L. Lewis
would freeze the nation if by doing
so he could get more power . . .
Labor is a great force in our coun
try, and I stand behind him in their
desire to get fair wages and better
working conditions. But some of
their leaders desire power so much
they endanger our basic freedoms
... It is time for the American
people to assert themselves, and!
t'onciess must express their will.
"If we settle our labor difficulty;
we will go on to our greatest period 1
Senator Hoey then decried those J
writers and speakers who forecast
a national depression: something
thev evpect as a natural event fol
lowing a war. "Why now?" he
a-ked. "A depression comes from
lack of work or money. What arc
"F.arnins power of the people
of the I'nited Slates is 170 billion
doli.irs . . . 130 billion for spend
ing." Large vxoiirccs exist in
bank savings and in government
bonds. In addition there is a res
ervoir of funds for pensions, re
tirement, and unemployment. All
this, coupled with the need of goods
in our country and the "almost un
touched" i. a.-k ts of the world
opened through 27 reciprocal
trade treaties I do not contribute to
"In 1932 only 50 per cent of the
American people had money for
necessities. Now there are 9fl per
cent, and most of these buy many
luxuries. Today more people have
jobs, higher pay. and more money
than at any other period in his
tory. The farmers are in better
condition todav than ever before.
There are thoe who believe we
will have war with Russia. "I do
not subscribe to that sentiment."
Will Head Demonstration Farmers
(Continued From Page One)
ing the year. H. R. Caldwell of
. the Crabtree school club, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Hardy Caldwell,
I earned a certificate for completing
six projects in as many years, and
' ie gold award for being the out
standing 4-H boy this year.
Morning Star and Bethel Home
i Demonstration clubs were jointly
given the award for having shown
I the most all-round improvement
I during the past year. The Fines
! Creek club reoeived the attend
ance gavel, and Mrs. Paul Robin-
son, president of the H. D. county
council, received on behalf of the
Haywood clubs the state gavel for
having had the largest attendance.
; at the state federation meeting.
Pins to recoenize the county 4-H
I winners in individual uroiects went
! to Mildred Ferguson, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs Sam erguson. Fines
Creek, in raising swine: Weaver
Hipps, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hershel
j Hipps, Beaverdam, in sheep; Stella
jl-jsher, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
, R M. Fisher, Crabtree. in poultry;
I Ted E. Francis, son of Mr. and
I Mrs. Claude Francis, Waynesville,
in beef production: Edward Wayne
j McELroy, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Wayne McElroy. Crabtree. in to
: bacco; Zene Wells, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Van Wells, Bethel, in dairy
I ing; Betty Jo Gorrell, Bethel club,
in food conservation and as a mem
ber of the dairv foods demonstra
Certificates for haying completed
more than two years of projects !
were awarded as follows: Six years. 1
H. R. Caldwell; five years. Woody i
Best. Hilda Crawford, and Peggy
Noland: four years. Jack C. Chason, '
Betty Jo Correl!, Nancy Postom,1
Maida Heatherly, and Joan Haynes: :
three years. Hug.'. K. Terrell, Zene -
Elected to head the Haywood County Demonstration Farmers for the
coining year lire the officers pictured above. They are, from left to
right, T. W. Cat hey. vice president; Hugh L. Katcliff. treasurer; George
E. Stamey, secretary; and J. L. Westmoreland, president. This is a
Mountaineer photo, by Ingram, Skyland Studio.
continued Senator Hoey. He then;
spoke of the milestones the world I
was making in the path to world!
peace; the San Francisco meeting :
of 50 nations who after weeks of !
discussion agreed to the United:
Nations charter, the preamble 1
which states "We shall not go to
war. (but I will arbitrate."
This be called "a great achieve
ment." and added that every con
ference held since that time. when
finished "we were on higher ground
than when we started." Our rela-:
tiotis with Russia must be based on !
the propositions that "you have
your government, we will decide
our government." America will not
seek to dominate the world or al
low Russia to dominate it. Amer
ica is a strong nation, and as such
can afford to be patient, and firm.
We must lead the world, he said,
f not only in material things, but in
spiritual ways as well. "Today is
the highest hour in human history
... We see before us the soft
glow of evening, with a world at
peace and good will on earth."
Wells, Ted E. Francis, Neil Stamey,
Peggy Gibbs, Evelyn Joyce Smat it
ers, and Mary Grey Walker.
! J. L. Westmoreland, president of
. the Demonstration Farmers, in his
address of welcome, remarked that
i this was "a day when the rural
I people of the county come together
and discuss progress made during
the year." He recognized the visit
ing agricultural leaders who were
present: including John W. Good
man, assistant director of exten
sion; Frank Jeter, extension editor:
LJoyd Langdon, of the Carolina
Power and Light company; W. B
Collins, farm management super
visor; Wayne Franklin and Paul
Gibson, assistant county agents in 1
Buncombe and Transylvania, and
S. W. Mindehall, agent of Macon i
George Stamey gave the report ,
of Demonstration Farmers' accom
plishments during the past vear- 1
the tours in the county for farmers
and ministers, and the August trip
to the coast and back: the county
Livestock and Home Arts show;
the tobacco demonstration projects
in Hyder Mountain and Crabtree
(with plans for (another in Fines
Creek); and of 'approvements in
cattle and extended planting of
hybrid corn and alfalfa.
Appreciation was expressed to
the various mamifflptnrorc
clubs, ministers, isewspaper's, and
with the farm
ers, by-Frank M Davis. Mr. Stamey
then recognized veterans taking ag
ricultural training, and of the im
portance to Haywood county of
these men who, having seen much
of the world, choose to return
j home and devote their lives to
j Following the reports of 4-H
: club and Home Demonstration
j achievements, the W.T.I1.S. double
quartet rendered several numbers.
I The school band, directed by
j Charles Isley, had given a very
fine concert preceding the program.
R. W. Shoffncr, district farm
j agent, and Mrs. Pauline Hotchkiss,
. II. D. district agent at large, made
' the individual award presentations,
and congratulated the recipients
and other club members for their
At the conclusion of the pro
gram an election was held to select
officers for the Demonstration
Farmers, and J. L. Westmoreland
was re-elected president: T. W.
Cathey, vice president; Hugh L.
Ratcliff, treasurer; and George E.
Walter J. Damtoft, assistant sec
retary of the Champion Paper and
Fibre company, introduced the
principal speaker. "A number of
years ago as a governor applied
the statement to the people of
North Carolina that they were pro
gressive, without beins rari-.-i-
conservative without being static.
W. G. B. Messer
I Dies Suddenly
Wjlliajn G. B. Messer, 7C. promi
nent farmer of Lenoir. R.F.D. No.
5, Yadkin Valley, native of llay
I wood county, died suddenly while
he was busy about his farm chores
at 6:00 o'clock last Wednesday.
Funeral services were conducted
Saturday afternoon at '2 o'clock at
the Piney Grove Baptist Church of
which Mr. Messer was a member
and a Sunday school teacher. Burial
in church cemetery. The Greer
funeral, home of Lenoir was in
charge of arrangements.
Mr. Messer was the son of the
late E. M. and Malinda Conrad
Messer of the Cataloochee section
of the county. lie resided here un
til 1931 when his farm was taken
over by the government for the
Great Smoky Mountains National
Park, after which he bought pro
perly near Lenoir, where he has
since made his homt Ho was wide
ly connected in this county.
Surviving are his wHow Mrs.
fjachel Messer; seven daughters.
Mrs. C. L. Morrow, of Newport,
Term.. Mrs. T. L. Sh-n-pe. of Knox
ville, Mrs. Vernon Palmer, of Hick
ory, jurs. Mark Hannah. : Wayncs
ville. and Mrs. H. ('. Palmer. Mrs.
Iris Storey and Mrs. Luther Miller,
all of Lenoir, it. I' D. No. r; one
son. Willie Messer. of Lenoir.
ill D. No. 5: one brolhei
Messer. of Leoina, Tciin.;
seven grandchildren and
j American Legion
Will Have Program
On Social Security
"The Social Security Act and the
Veteran" will be the subject at the
regular meeting of the local Amer
ican Legion post, which will start
at 7:30 o'clock Friday night at the
A representative of the Social
Security office in Asheville will
conduct the program, which will
include a movie on the same sub
ject, it is announced by William
Medford, adjutant. All veterans
are urged to attend the meeting.
j Haywood M. Y. F.
j Wednesday Night
' Large Attendance
At Program In
By Youth Groups
Approximately 300 members of
Methodist Youth Fellowship groups
in Haywood county attended the
meeting Wednesday night at the
Hazelwood school cafeteria.
C. C. Poindexter of Canton, adult
counselor, was presented a beau
tiful Bible in appreciation of his
unselfish servicer to the young
people. The presentation was made
by Donald Rhea, president of the
Miss Betty Reno of the First
Methodist church, Canton, and
Donald Rhea presided during the
program. Rev. Paul Townsend,
Waynesville pastor, rendered the
A religious movie. "The Power
of God" was shown to all present,
and the program included group
singing of several Christmas songs,
with John West as pianist.
An enjoyable banquet was serv
ed, having been prepared by the
Women's Society of Christian Serv
ice of the Waynesville church. Mrs.
John Queen and Mrs. Jimmy Boyd
were in charge of preparations, and
were assisted by ladies from the
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LOCAL TEACHER BETTER
i Miss Erma Patterson, member of
I the Central Elementary faculty.
I was reported much improved yes
terday, following a serious illness
i of pneumonia, at her home on
; Cherry street.
' Miss Patterson became ill on
That governor has himself embod-
National Beta Club
Nancy Jones was elected tem
porary secretary-treasurer at a pre
liminary organization meeting of
the National Beta club at Waynes
ville Township High school on Nov.
22. Permanent officers for this year
will be chosen at an early date.
National Beta is a service-leadership
organization for high school
seniors, with active members in 16
states. Several other Haywood
county high schools have formed
chapters this year.
Miss Margaret Terrell, teacher
of English, has been appointed
faculty sponsor for the Waynesville
club. The following students are
eligible for membership; Jean Ann
Bradley, Jackie Sue Messer, Nina
McClure, Elsie Jane Green, Frances
Leatherwood, Dorothy Gaddis,
Theresa Alley, Aaron Hyatt, Jessie
Dotson, Louise Davis, Jackie Gem
in, H. C. Turner, Bobby York, Bill
Richeson, Barbara Hale, Flora Hy
att, Dolores HoUyfield, Margaret
James, Robert Russell, Frank Mor
rison, Dan Watkins Jack NnlanH
and Kolt Kaulfman
Private George Snyder, son o1
Mr. and Mrs. Homer Snyder of
Hazelwood. who has been in the
service since January 14 oi t,js
year. He was inducted at Fort
Bragg and took his training a:
Camp Lee, Va. He was sent over
seas to Germany where he served
for four months and is now si,,,
lioned at a post in Belgium.
Guy Hipps Rites
At Canton Church
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Funeral services will be he( ;i
3 o'clock this afternoon fTuesday)
for Carroll Guy Hipps. 53. (.'anion
business man and former alderman
at the First Presbyterian church,
Canton. The Rev. C. K. Mahrey
will officiate, assisled by the Rev.
Ralph Taylor, pastor of ihe Central
Methodist church, and interment
will be in Bon-A-Venl ure cemelerv
I Mr Ttimis die1 nl hi i.- 1,,,..,.. i .i.
Sunday afternoon following an ill
ness of approximately six years.
He is survived by the widow,
Mrs. Bonnie Sherrill Hipps, of Can
ton; one son, Guy Hipps, Jr., sopho
more at the University of Tennes
see; a sister Mrs. Bruce O. Nanney,
of Canton, and, his father. W. H.
Hipps, also of Canton.
Members of the Pigeon River
Masonic lodge No. 38(i. will be in
cliarge ol graveside services.
The body will remain at the
Hipps home from noon Monday
until time for the burial.
Mr. Hipps had been engaged m
business in Canton for 30 years.
He was forced to retire because of
illness in 1944. He became a mem
ber of the Masonic Lodge March
17, 1933, serving as master from
1936 to 1933. He was also named
high priest of Canton chapter No.
87. R.A.M. in 1938.
Mr. Hipps was a 32nrl d
Mason and had been n member of i
Asheville Consistory, A.A.S.R., the! in charge
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warm and cozy loo
We've dandy rohes galore
In our festive Holiday store.
Fitted, quilted hug-me-tights
Are some really lovely sights jf
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One she'd love to call her own. m v
Buy a robe - now don't delay
Choose "Her" gift - . Shop
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Priced $10.95 to $22.50
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