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Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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63rd YEAR No. 20 EIGHT PAGES United Press
Inventor And Daughter Check Scroll
JOHN KIRKPATRICK, Haywood scholar and inventor of the
historic scroll, explains to his daughter, Helen, the object
of the scroll. He first made
uted copies which brought such a demand they put him in
22 Pre - School Clinics
V" H "
Today In Ha
Young Children to Be
Conducted By Health
Twenty-two pre - school clinics
will be conducted in Haywood
county, starting today and lasting
thrmiffh the latter part of May.
sponsored by the District Health
Department and Board of Educa
tion. Parents are urged to bring an
babies, and especially children who
will enter school next fall for the
first time, to the clinic in their
home area. First grade students
are required by state law to present
certificates at the start of the
school year that they have been
innoculated against diphtheria,
smallpox and whooping cough.
Dr. Mary Michal explains thai
the law is written to hold parents
responsible for seeing that their
children, between the ages of 12
months and five years, shall be im
munized against diphtheria and
whooping cough; and prior to en
tering any school must be immun
ized against smallpox.
The schedule of clinics is as fol
lows: March 9 Saunook. 9:30 a.m.;
March 23 North Canton, 9.30 a.m..
Patlon, 1:30 p.m.; March 31 Fines
Creek. 9:30 a.m., Crabtree. 1 p.m.
April 6 Cecil. 9:30 a.m.. Bethel,
1 p.m.; April 8, Cruso, 9:30 a m.;
April 13 Morning Star. 9:30 a.m.
Beaverdam, 1 p.m.; April 15 Rey
nolds, 9:30 a.m.: April 20 Maggie
9 a.m.; Rock Hill, 11 a.m.. Lake
Junaluska. 1:30 n.m.: April 27
Clyde, 9:30 a.m.
May 4 Pennsylvania Avenue,
0:30 a.m.. SDriniz Hill. 1 p.m.; May
5 Central Elementary, 1:30 p m.;
May 11 East Waynesville. 1:30
p.m.; May 12 Hazel wood, 1:30 p.
m.; May 18 Aliens Creek, 9 a.m.;
Pigeon, 1:30 p.m.
, Fashion Section Friday
Friday's issue of The Mountaineer will carry a spe
cial spring fashion review, showing the latest in wearing
apparel for women, children and men.
Actual photographs of "what the well dressed per
son" will wear this spring will be shown. This is the
first fashion edition since the war.
Accompanying the pictures are special articles writi
ten by fashion authorities on the many different angles
of "what's new".
the scroll for her, then distrib
Lions Hear TVA
Boy Scout Drive To
Be Completed This
Soil conservation practices were
described in an illustrated lecture
by Steve Cassell. of the TVA agri
cultural relations department, at
the Waynesville Lions Club pro
gram Thursday night.
Mr. Cassell was introduced by
Hugh Ratcliffe. demonstration
farmer of Ralclifle Cove. The lec
ture dealt with preventative meas
ures against soil erosion, the value
of cover crops, returning lime and
phosphate to land; and brought
out the fact that better cattle and
crops are grown on land which
has received proper care.
A partial report on the Boy
Scout drive was given by Lawrence
Leatherwood. chairman. More than
$500 of the $1,400 goal has bden
turned in to the fund, he stated,
and some other collections have
not been reported. He expected to
announce completion of the drive
at the meeting this week.
Guests at the meeting, in addi
tion to Mr. Cassell and Mr. Rat
clifTe were Raymond Stovall and
Ed Wilson of Sylva, O. P. Crews of
Greentown. Ind., and Mr. Ewing
NO DRIVER EXAMS
HERE MARCH 15TH
W. W. Moore, drivers license ex
amincr for Haywood and Jackson
counties, announces that he will at
tend a meeting of examiners in
Asheville Monday, March 15, and
therefore will not be in Waynesville
on that date.
and Associated Press News
r T lEMpeira
Approves New Route;
Service Starts April 1
The mailing address of a num
ber of residents of Haywood coun
ty will be changed to Clyde, Route
2, next month.
The postoffice department has
approved a second rural route out
of Clyde beginning April 1, Kep.
Monroe M. Redden announced in
Washington last week.
ADDioximate v 30 miles in
length, the new RFD service will
reach approximately 150 families
on the southern find eastern perim
eter of Clyde township; in the
Medford Cove, Jones Cove, Stamey
Cove. Havnes Hill and Thickety
sections. It will relieve parts of
Clyde Route 1, and routes from
Waynesville and Canton.
In a letter to Grover C. Haynes,
Clyde postmaster, Rep. Redden in
dicated a temporary carrier will be
named to serve on the new route
until a civil service examination
can be held and a permanent car
rier appointed. The job will pay
$2,029 per year, plus $549 in mile
age. Davidson College
Glee Club To Sing
The Davidson College glee club
will give a concert starting at 10
o'clock Wednesday morning at the
.Wyiesville Township "high" schoo
auditorium, to which the public is
invited, announces Charles Isley.
The all-male singing group from
Davidson is directed by Earl Burg.
Recognized as one of the best col
lege glee clubs in the nation, it is
stopping in Waynesville while re
turning from a concert tour of the
South. Mr. Isley states that this
will be one of the year's musical
highlights here, and advises non
students to arrive at the school
early in order to simplify seating
Palmer Makes High Bid
On Dellwood Property
J. M. Palmer of Plott Creek
made the highest bid of $5,105 on
the Dellwood school property
which was auctioned Monday morn
ing by Jack Messer. county super
intendent of education.
The property consists of four
and one-half acres of land and the
school building, which was closed
in a consolidation movement last
year. Mr. Palmer's bid will be re
corded with the clerk of court for
10 days, during which time a raised
bid may be taken that would result
in a second auction s'e.
This Is Henry's Creator
i fiiiiiii,' &
CARL ANDERSON takes pencil 'in hand" to record the word
less antics of his brain-child, henry, for the favorite car
toon strip carried in The Mountaineer and hundreds of other
newspares. Read the artist's story on Page 3.
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, TUESDAY, MARCH 9, 1948
R. F.. SENTELLE, Waynesville at
torney, has formally announced
he is a candidate for the Democra
tic nomination for Representative.
He has served in five sessions ol
the General Assembly from other
counties. He is a native of Hay-
wnnM Photo bv Ingram's Studio
R. E. Sentelle Is
IJ K Sentello has announced
that he is a candidate for the
'nomination as Representative from
i Haywood county. The Waynesville
'lawyer is the third man to an
nounce lor me post.
Mr. Sentelle. a native of Hay
wood, started leaching in 1'ni
county after graduation from col
lege and for three terms taught
one teachers school. Then he went
to Wake county and served as prin
cipal for four years, leaving there
for a year a
CUV 'schools. He
later went to Lumber-ton where hi
served for 12 years as city super
intendent. He was county super
intendent of Edgeconjb county six
years and of Brunswick for six
years. He left school work in 1935.
stood the bar examination, and
moved to Waynesville to practice
All during his 32 years in school
work, he maintained a farm in
Eastern and Western Carolina.
He served in the legislature from
Wake County in 1905, and for two
terms and two special sessions in
1935 and 1937 from Brunswick
"If nominated and elected. I
shall do all within my power to
promote schools and better rural
roads," he said.
Fines Creek Home
Meets Bookmobile Quota
The Fines Creek Home Demons
tration club announces that it has
met its quota for the Bookmobile
fund. A box supper was held
March 2. sponsored by the club and
Fines Creek school, as
program for the drive.
amisiry Tills mw
Will Review !
Tax Listings j
Schedule of Township
Is Announced By
Haywood county taxpayers will
have the opportunity to request a
change in the valuation of their
property during the period March
15-19. when the county Board of
Commissioners will sit as a board
of equalization and review for this
purpose. Corrections of errors in
the listing of property ownership
may also be made at that time.
George A. Brown, Jr., chairman
jf the board, announces the follow
ing schedule on which complaints
rum the various townships
March 15 Ivy Hill, Jonathan
Jreek, While Oak, Cataloochee.
March 16 Fines Creek, Crab
tree, Iron Duff.
March 17 Pigeon, East Fork,
a n il
Red Cross Urive
Chairmen To Meet
Chairmen of all committees for
ihe Red Cross drive will meet at
i he Red Cross office with Leo
Weill, drive Chairman, this after
noon at 5 o'clock, when reports will
ue inaue on me results oi me cam
Hai feH tee'wGt adacr-be
made at this 'time for an early com
pletion ot the campaign.
Volunfeer workers have been so
liciting funds for the 1948 drive for
the past week and Mr. Weill reports
that progress has been especially
satisfactory in the business and res
idential districts. He expects all
work on the drive to be completed
by the end of this week when a
financial total will be given.
Larry L. Williams Passes
State Written Bar Exam
Larry L. Williams of Waynes
ville. who was graduated from
Wake Forest college law school in
January, was among the 46 applic
ants who passed the three-day
'written examination for a North
Carolina license to practice law.
conducted last week in Raleigh
by Ihe slate board of law examin
ers. An outstanding student at Wake
Forest. Williams was president of
the student bar association and
selected for inclusion in the 1947-
'48 edition of "Who's Who in Amer
: (can Universities and Colleges." Hi
is a member of Omicron Delta
Kappa, Pi Kappa Delta and Phi
l Delia Phi fraternities. and an
1 armv veteran. His parents arc Mr
iand Mrs. Frank R. Williams of
T Sgt. Byrnes
Sgt. William A. Byrnes, Jr.. of
the Army Air Forces, died sudden
ly at Eglin Field, Pensacola, Fla.,
early Saturday morning as a re
sult of injuries received while play
ing softball the preceding Wednes
day. Funeral services and interment
will be in Waynesville under the
direction of Garrett funeral home.
Arrangements were incomplete yes
Survivors include the widow, the
former Miss Martha Mae Wyche, of
Rippetoe In St. Louis
F. G. Rippetoe, president of the
Haywood Wildlife Association, is
in St. Louis attending the national
convention of the association,
which will be Held three days,
TWO GUARDSMEN PROMOTED
Two promotions were announced
last week in the Antitank Com
pany, N.C.N.O., by Capt. James M.
Davis, commanding officer, effec
tive March 1. William G. Arring
ton was . named, sergeant, and
James R. Adams, corporal.
$3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
S. E. CONNATSF.R, district man
ager of Jcircrson Standard Lilt
Insurance Company, has consist -
ontly made an outstanding record
with sales, lie .joined the firm 12
Job At Insurance
S. K. Connatser, district manager
fur Jelferson Standard Life Insur
ance company, is completing his
1 21 h year with the firm, and has
made an outstanding record in bus
For many of the 12 years, Mr.
Connatser has consistently been
among the top 100 agents of the
company in the amount of business
written and produced lie has led
throughout a long period, the area
, wos, of slleby. Kor his leadership
he has received numerous prizes,
including some nice trips.
He became district manager of
the area from Buncombe west last
May when the district office was
opened in Waynesville.
Today, the company and Mr.
Connatser are publishing the finan
cial statement of the company.
Boy Scout Court
Of Honor Set For
Monday At Bethel ;
Boy Scouts of Pigeon River dis-j
trict, Daniel Boone council, will at-J
tend the March court of honor on
Monday night, starling at 7:30 p. m. 1
at the Methodist church in Bethel.
Hugh K Terrell of Bethel, dis-
trict chairman of advancement, will;
preside over the court of honor, as-'
sisled by Boh Garner, field scout'
The Pigeon River district com
mittee will hold its monthly busi
ness meeting immediately follow
ing the court of honor. W. P.
Whitesides of Bethel, district chair
man, will preside.
Haywood Folk At
N. C. Hereford
Sale And Show
A large group from Haywood
attended the North Carolina Here
ford show and sale in Statesville on
Saturday. M. O. Galloway, state
president, was in charge of the
Among those attending included
Mr. and Mrs. Galloway. Dwight Wil
liams, Hugh Ratcliffe, C. T. Francis,
N. C. James, George Stamey. T. L.
Gwyn. Mr. and Mrs -i'.y Haynes,
Mr. and Mrs. K. C. Evans, Dr. and
Mrs. J. L. Reeves and Dr. and Mrs.
A. P. Cline.
Wayne Corpening and Joe Cline
of the county agent's office also at
tended. Sanitarian O. B. Jones
Takes Teaching Position
O. B. Jones, sanitarian with the
District Health Department for
Haywood county and Cherokee, re
signed effective March 7 to accept
a position of vocational agriculture
teacher at Linville Falls, it is an
nounced by Dr. Mary Michal, dis
trict health officer.
Mr. Jones has been serving as
sanitarian since September 1947.
Cash to date .
Balance to go
0. P. Crews
Bid On Plant
Experienced Food Pro
cessor to Operate Can
nery After Being Idle
O P. Crews of Greentown. Ind .
successful bidder on federal notes
against the Haywood Mutual Can
ning Association plant at Hazelwood
was here last week to make ar
rangements to secure possession of
He announced before leaving on
Friday morning that he would re
turn within a few weeks to con
tract vegetable acreage in this area
for seasonal operation, putting the
plant back into use after having
been idle since December 1945.
Mr. Crews has had considerable
experience in food processing, hav
ing been for 12 years connected
with a large concern in Pennsyl
vania. After a change in owner
ship there, he went to Indiana and
leased a plant at Greentown, which
he has been operating since.
According to plans discussed w ith
J. 10. Harr, former administrator of
Tennessee Valley Associated Coop
eratives, the new owner expects to
dispose of his interests in Indiana
and bring his family here in order
to concentrate on the local plant.
Mr. Barr. whose TVAC was the
government financing agency for a
number of canneries and other bus
inesses in this area, served as the
agent between the stockholders
and the federal Treasury Depart
ment in carrying out liquidation
procedures. The stockholders at a
meeting here in October, passed a
resolution authorizing TVAC to
make whatsoever disposition of (he
plant it deemed best. Bids were
received on federal notes against
the plant, and the highest of two
bids forwarded to Washington
that of Mr. Crews was accepted.
The cannery was in opera! inn be
tween the years 1934-'45, emploj ing
approximately 100 persons during
a three-month season.
F. W. Woody
President Of St.
F. William Bill'' Woody. Can
ton, was elected president of the
St. John's Laymen's Association at
a meeting held Sunday noon.
March 7. in St. John's auditorium.
James E. Ingle. Canton, was elect
ed vice president: Miss Gertrude
Flanagan, Cherokee, secretary; and
Miss Mary Alice Davis. Hazelwood.
treasurer. The new officers will
serve for a term of one year. After
the election the parish society was
addressed by the State President
of the Laymen's Association. Col.
W. F. Kernan Highlands.
Dog Owners Urged To
Plan Rabies Innoculation
C. B. Thomas, sanitarian for this
health district, urges all owners of
dogs to prepare for the innocula
tion period against rabies. State
regulations, he announces, stale
that vaccinations shall be provided
all dogs annually, beginning April
1 and completed within 90 days
Provision is also made for the
killing of stray dogs, dogs not
wearing official metal tags and the
confinement of suspected dogs.
(This Information Com
piled From Records of
State Highway Patrol)