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MRS. PHOEBE C. CHRISTOPHER
Mrs. Phoecsc Ciontz Christopher,
71, native of Haywood county and
wife of Jim F. Christopher, died
at her home in the Cruso section of
Haywood count iriaay morning
following a long illness.
Fu.icial services were conducted
Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock at
the Gwyn cemetery. The Rev. Oder
Surviving are the husband, lu
daughters, Mrs. T. V. Tiu,: and
Mrs. Robert Haney, both ot ("anion,
R. F. D. No. 2; one brother, IMalo
Clontz of Canton, three grandchil
dren and two gi eai-granucmiiii . a
fJarrett funeral home waa in
chcige of arrangements.
Brooks, of Canton, and Miss Emma
Sue Sales, ot the home; six sons.
Early Sales, of Biltmore, Richard
Sales, ot Canton, and Jack, Joe,
Rav. and Bobby' Sales, of the home;
Six brothers, Brant, Horace, and
Luther Sales, oi Georgia. Lloyd
and Elmer Sales, of Brasstown,
Term., and Homer Sales, of Can
lon. Route 3. and two sisters, Mrs.
Jessie Anderson and Mrs. Sereni
Green, ot Brasstown.
Arrangements are under the di
rection ot Ci aw lord Fjneral Home.
MRS. ELLEN WHITE 11S1ILK
Mrs. Ellen W'iute r'l.-lur. oil.
wite of R. Bond Ki..her. died -it her
home in the White Oak .-iction ot
Haywood county Thursday night
following a short illness.
Funeral services were conducted
Monday afternoon at - 'M n clock
at the Liberty Baptist church r.ear
Cove Creek with the lUv fort-t
Ferguson and the Rev. 1). B. Rus
sell officiating. Burial was in the
Yarb rough ccmcter.
Surviving in addition to the hus
band aie three brotinis. Hum
phrey. James and Ed White, all of
the Iron Duff section
Rallbearers wen' Hunh White.
Jtrr Mt Klroy. Ro Whu. t ,.anu
llngltn. Leonaid MeKirn Hiilnil
Lee Hoglen. and WiUi.ii Mi i.!i
Garrett iunrral Iminc v.u 111
charge of arrangemcn' -
J. E. SAM S
,1 V. Sales. i-Y ilii '.l at hi . !;.;.
near t riMi, Miula nmht MUu
nig a heart attack.
I'unerai mi'iCc will be l,t Id
this alternoon at 2 o cluck ai the
Bunulte Coe Baptist church with
Rev. Oder Burnett and Kr. I
Wheeler officiating. Interment will
be in the church cenu.ter.
Pallbearers will be Cailn- Sale-.
Fhiiin Ilenson. Bnl lltiwn. Dil
lard Ilenson, Spurgeon Wiimni-,
and Roy Cope. Granddaugtitei - will
will serve as flower bearers.
Survivors include the widow,
five daughters. Mrs. Oscar Ku kt.ii
dall and Mrs Joe Williams, of Can
ton. Route 2 Mrs Garnet Jamison
of Canton. Route 1. Mrs. Glenn
MRS. SADIE M. LONG
Mrs Sadie Murray Long, 80,
died Moiui.iv morning al the home
el a son I red Long, in the Bethel
Scctu'ii. lollowing a lingering ill-
Funeral services will be conduct
ed Wednesday afternoon at the
Bethel Methodist Church with the
Kev Thomas Erwin and Rev. Oder
Burnett oiiuiating. Interment will
be 111 the church cemetery.
The boclv will remain at Wells
Kuneiai home in Canton until
three oi io, k this afternoon when
it will bi taken to the home of
Mis Lim g was the widow of the
i.ec .imi.i! 1 1 .. 1 1 li Lung and a life
;,m 1 c 1,:, 111 01 Havwood County.
Sh,' wa- .1 member of the Bethel
Suivuois include five grand
ch.hlicM. Mis. Mark R. Morgan.
Mrs Webb Snialheis and Edwin
I ., li, ot , lav wood County;
Chailc- Bunt--, of Atlanta, and
c 01 p l i..i,k Lou.;, of the Army
air Coii'- in Chandler. Ariz.; five
ieal grandchildren, and one sis-t.-r.
Mi - Mar Mann, of Canton,
CHOICE BRIEFS OF
From The Wires f Associated Pre and United Press
CHERRY WARNS PARTY
Governor Cherry has told the
State Democratic executive com
mittee that "If measures are adop
ted in Congress that our people do
not like, there will he abundant
time to frame our issues and make
our plans before the November
The Governor followed this ob
vious reference to President Tru
man's civil rights program with
"A high degree of patriotism and
a reservoir of common sense are
needed during the current days. I
am one of those who confidently
believe that the Democratic party
through the years has proven to be
the best vehicle of good govern
ment that has served our state and
The Governor was the only one
al the committee sessiou to make a
reference to the civil rights pro
gram. One committee member,
however, asked that the Governor's
statement be Included in a resolu
tion praising Cherry's administra
tion. He was quickly ruled out of
order by Chairman Wilkins V. Hur
ton of Pittsboro.
MOM SNIFFIY. STUFFY DISTRESS OF
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a plea-ant HHind m the State Election-
Hoard oil ice at Kaleigh last
Thuisia. wlun lour candidates
laid their lilm j. lees on the board.
Making it olTicial. after publicly
announcing their intentions to run
pirvioiish were It Mayne Al
bright, who wants a four-year lease
on the governor's mantion; Sen
ator W li I instead, candidate for
reelection liep I!. L. Doughton,
nintn district congressman; and
I'. C Burkl, older of Charlotte, Re
publican congressional candidate
in the HIM) district.
Only two or the 11 Tar Heel
representatives have stated that
they will not seek office again, J.
Bayard Clark of the seventh and
John Eolger of the fifth districts.
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Instantly relief from head cold dis
tress start to come when you put a
little Vlcks Va-tro-nol In each nostril.
And If used in lime, Va-tro-nol also
helps prevent many colds from devel
oping. Follow directions in package.
DEMOCRATIC I ONVENTION
SET FOR MAY 20TH
At a short session attended by
54 of the 149 members (with 64
represented by proxy) th North
Carolina Democratic executive
committee Friday set May 20 as
the date of the State convention.
Nothing controversial was taken up
when two members suddenly de
cided to await the convention be
fore bringing up resolutions con
demning the "civil rights" stand cf
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I CAN'T STEAL
Sure, we like sunlight bat k'u
downright bad medicine for many
bottled beverage. Geo right
through plain, ordinary bottles,
nd steals the delicate flavor be
fore the bottle is even opened.
That's why Orange-Crush
comes in an amber, flavor-guarding
bottle -the bottle that defies
the sun. Seals-out harmful light
rays seals-in the fresh fruit flavor.
Try Orange-Crush today taste
the extra freshness of true orange
Crush Bottling Co.
II. L. STEWART, Salesman
Eyes of North Carolinians Sat
urday turned to the fertile agricul
tural section at Greenville to see
Dr. John Decatur Messick, a na
tive son, formally become president
of East Carolina Teachers College.
Dr. Messick assumed the presi
dency of the college last Septem
ber 1, but his delayed inauguration
did not minimize the spirit of the
faculty, students and alumni who
turned out here to honor him.
J. Robert (Bob) Young of Dunn,
52, attorney, farmer, businessman
and war veteran, has announced
his candidacy for the Democratic
nomination for Congress from the
A merger of Mission and Bilt
more hospitals vflth the Asheville
Hospital Association has been ef
fected. Mrs. William M. Smathers.
president of the Mission Hospital
Board of Managers, and J. Fuller
Brown, president of the Asheville
Hospital association. -
The new corporation will be
known as the Memorial Mission
Hospital of Western North Caro-
ina. Its purposes, as stated in the
plan to merger, are:
To take over all aaaats of the
Asheville Hospital Association and
Asheville Mission Hospital, includ
ing Btitmore Hospital).
To develop and maintain aD-
proved hospitalization with ade
quate diagnostic and clinical facili
ties, for the. service of all the oeo-
ple of western North Carolina, or
wnaiever race or creed.
To promote adeauate trainine for
residents, internes and nurses.
The merger will loin in one or
ganization two of the city's major
hospitals and the Asheville Hospi
tal Association, which was orean-
ized in 1945 to promote a Western
North Carolina memorial hospital.
ROANOKE LABOR VOTE
A collective bargaining election
is scheduled Friday by employees
of Mill number one of. the Roanoke
Mills company in Roanoke Rapids.
Textile workers will vote on
whether they want the CIO Tex
tile Workers Union of America to
oe their collective bargaining
A similar election has been ask
ed by workers of the huge R. J.
Reynolds Tobacco company in
Winston-Salem. Organized as the
Reynolds Employees association,
the workers claim that the CIO
Tobacco Workers union no longer
represents the majority of work
ers at the plant.
The comoany announced earlier
that it will not renew its contract
with the CIO when it expires
BEER DECISION AWAITED
Robeson county residents must
wait until April 5 to learn officially
whether the sale of beer and wine
will continue to be legal. Official
announcement of a referendum
held February 1 will not be made
until an injunction hearing is held.
It was officially noted, however,
that the drys won the referendum.
WEBB'S NOTICE APPROVED
PrMnt Truman has approved
the retirement of Edwin Yates
Webb as Federal district judge of
the Western district of North Car
olina. Judge Webb, 75, was on the
bench for more than 28 years and
had asked to be retired as of March
1. He is from 6helby.
THRONG HEARS SCOTT
North Carolina's growing sur
plus should be used "to render
service to the state, of taxes should
be reduced," W. Kerr Scott told an
audience of 200 Granville county
farmers, businessmen, and their
wives at Scott-For-Governor din
ner at the Legion club.
WAR HORO DIESIN WRECK
Pfc. Paul W. Harless, 23, of
Rocky Gap, Va., a military police
man with the 82nd Airborne divi
sion, lost his life when his car
crashed into a bridge abutment
near Fort Bragg. Harless won a
Bronze Star and Purple Heart with
the paratroopers in Europe.
CIO REQUEST DENIED
The R. J. Reynolds Tobacco
company has refused a request
from the CIO Tobacco Workers
union to begin negotiations for a
new contract. However, the com
pany has agreed to discuss the pres
ent contract expiring April 30.
Joe Alexander of Wilmington,
was driving through Dismal swamp
on Route 17 when things got hot.
First, the brake bands on the left
rear wheel of his car caught fire.
Second, the fire ignited the gas
tank. Third, the automobile went
up in flames. Fourth, the swamp
caught fire. Craddock firemen got
10 ,ne sne in M
Mu,e tha 400k
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THE HAYWOOD COMPANY,
Diaie iiicenseu. ouiiaing, numbing, HeaUn r I
CHURCH BUYS PROPERTY
Five hundred forty-three acres.
one mil POUtl)-' of. 'Black Mountain,
have been purchased by the Dis
ciples of Christ from Spanish
Castle Estates, Inc.,, of Black
Mountain, for a SI million south
eastern area summer assembly
grounds, it was announced today
by L. T. New of Asheville, chair
man of a committee appointed by
the state board in 1946. to investi
gat the feasibility of the project.
A nonprofit corporation, the ten
tative name of which is the South
eastern Christian Assembly, Inc.,
is now being formed to take title
to the land, sponsor the project.
and eventually to operate the as
FARM BUREAU WANTS
Leaders of the North Carolina
Farm Bureau have aooroved Dlans
to raise $35,000 to supplement sal
aries of faculty members of the
btate College plant pathology de
partment. They explain that pay
limitations imposed py the salary
schedule of the university system
make the supplement necessary.
They say the, college Isn't able to
bid successfully aaainst private
corporations for leading research
SCHOONER CAPTAIN SAFE
The master of a fishing schooner
which sank off the North Carolina
coast Friday afternoon has been
reported in fair condition In a Nor
folk, hospital. Captain B. V. Smith
was flown to Norfolk in a Coast
Guard helicoDter. He is sufferine
from shock and exposure but suf
fered no broken bones. He and
three crew members were washed
ashore When thav had tn ahnnrinn
the sinking ship before the Coast
uuara reached them.- ,
BOND ELECTION NEARS
Registration will continue
through next week for a munici
pal electioa here March 23, when
citizens will vote on a proposed
bond issue, authorizing $280,000
for municipal improvements.
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larch 19 & 20
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