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The Waynesville Mountaineer
Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains Nat'jnal Park
Live within 20 miles of
Waynesville their ideal
Crf between the
C, ,he nomination
Cddle of the ring
...hi m the
I, lne . -al
L,f the political
l.-irc iii o, the
Ling UP steaI?
Lie stretch much
T I nnlit.
Luld ever have
I t ihe hard-
fng exchanged be
I.ii Parted when
!it question arose,
of long standing,
e governor one
st the next. The
are saving that
west, and this is
governor to come
L fiami that Haw
nu is in neuirai
1, farther west! ?Ai Am iiytJ,
was a candidate
it the subject was
t told a group at
i 1 1,
fcrm with oscar
dulock in the way
korlli Carolina is
fei machine fllush
f bankrupt in vision
A-. hynrt 111 I nf
s going uacKwaru
ild the same audi-
jnices of govern-
v distributed in.
.fainst of the .state's
be solved. j
Ihnson opened his
keck among the
of his home folks
faking to a crowd
0iool, just 8 miles
nas born, he an
orm, and in addi
ne make one fact
nr. 1 am running
jiorth Carolina in
land on my own
not the candidate
faction or group.
lid will make, no
itter in the slight-
perty of action.
kwd that he stands
Lai increase in
in the pupil load
iloyment of more
le of the state's
Iplus to help less
to erect school
lallh program that
iverv child a lair
thy start in life."
fenduni on a bond
Sement of second
l of "an adequate
i" for agricultur-
e and dependent
them "into line
iving costs of the
lie exnansion in
ith such tax
Pry to correct in-
nphasis upon es
pies in rural com-
Idegrec of "home
"unties, for which
fvoeatc a constitu-
-ft the progressive
1 Carolina, Mary
Jed letter from
fral counsel of the
I f(,r President
I has registered a
f lte rulings for
Pons made by the
fard- Abt says
Hrt iho i .
flatre to provide
r-iiiaiion of can-
r-" oy a new
' L- S. re present-
. GCri rlA
i, . ""Kan-
? the staff of
63rd YEAR No. 27 SIXTEEN PAGES United Press
Four Survive Somersaulting Car
Ion I he line, mey ; g
itit when candi- Rjl v
jured when the car pictured above leaped the road near'i'ts discuss the latest information
Stockton, Calif., and executed three somersaults. The autolin'heiIr reTnV' , ,k
' ' Ur. Ivan h. Mills, director ol the
landed nose first after its triple turnover. Ploughing into a sa testing division, N. c i)e part
fruit orchard, it was stopped final 1 v bv a tree. Two patrol- ment of Agriculture; T. Lenoir
men (lower right) look over
Mineral Laboratory Will
Be Set Up Here In June
John Giles of Mich
igan Purchases Miller
John Giles of Michigan pur
chased the Floyd Miller Plumbing
Shop building on Commerce stre et
here this week, with plans to oc
cupy it around June 1 for use as a
Mr. Giles left yesterday for Mich
igan and could not bp contact oil j
for, a statement. Howver, it has :
been 'learned that he has,' Secure'ci y
mineral rights for some land in
Jackson county on which there are!
deposits of olivine.
He is a native of Georgia, and
has been residing in Michigan thej
past 30 years. It is Understood he
plans to make his home in Waynes
ville. Mr. Miller also is said to be inter
ested in acquiring another build
ing for his plumbing business be
Two Local Cases
Are Advanced To
Seven cases were heard Monday
afternoon in Mayor's Court here,
with two being advanced to Supe
Ted Hundley. charged with
breaking and entering into C. K.
Kay's Sons store during the week
end, was bound over for trial in
Superior Court. Evidence pre
sented by the principal witness,
Charles E. Ray, Jr., alleged that
the break-in occurred about 1:15'
a.m. Sunday. The defendant was re
leased on $500 bond.
On a warrant charging larceny,
John Noland was found guilty and
sentenced to 64 days. Noland de
nied the charge, brought against
him by Tom Stamey who stated
that he had between $18 and $20
stolen from him while asleep, and
appealed the case to Superior
Court. Bond was fixed at $200.
Five defendants charged wth
public drunkenness were sentenced
to 32 days, suspended on payment
of court costs.
BILLY GEORGE IMPROVED
Billy George, son of Mr. and
Mrs, C. A. George is much improv
ed after a serious illness. He is a
patient at the Haywood County
it's The Law
Chickens Must Be Kept
Off Neighbor's Property
Have your neighbor's chickens' The law itself (in chapter 3,
been paying some unwelcome vis-; article IV, section 3 of the Waynes
its to your newly planted garden? j ville codei. entitled, Certain fowls
If so, you can tell him that "It s not to run at large, says: "It shall
against the law". ' ' be unlawful for the owner of any
This probably won t be neces-1 chicken, duck, goose, guinea, tur
sary, for most of your neighbors ! key. or other fowls, to allow the
in Waynesville keep their chick
ens penned, where they are sup
Posed to be, and any that get loose
will be rounded up upon notice.
At any rate, the town ordnance is
written In aucb a way that it en
courages a friendly approach be
tween tbe neighbors to settle what
ever difficulty arises.
WK . ...... J Jl-Wi' H' S
ucath, four persons were
one ol the injured.
rt u . i
Are Chosen For State
Convention At Meet
Mrs. M. G. Slamey of the Way-!
ncsville township high school f ac-'
ulty was elec ted president of the i
Haywood county unit. North Caro
lina Kdueation Association, at the!
meeting Wednesday afternoon -in ;
Central elementary school.
Other officers chosen to serve
during the coming year are: Mrs.;
Frank Kirkpatriek of Fines Creek j
high, vice president; Mrs. Clem
Cogdill. Bethel school, secretary; '
and Carl Katcliff. Wayrresville
high, treasurer. j
Sixteen delegates from the Hay-:
wood unit were chosen to attend
the state NCKA convention April
15-17 n Asheville. Candidates fori
slate association officers were vot-'
ed on. also three amendments to
the state constitution. j
The delegates are Mrs. Stanley,:
Dudley Moore, I rence Leather
wood, .lack Messer, Mr. and Mrs.
Claud W. Rogers, Norval W. Rog-;
its VV Glenn Noland. Lura Mae
Green. W Stephen Ferguson, Miss
Margaret I. Green, Mrs. Clem
Cogdill, Mrs I.ela K. Messer. Paul
Grogan. Miss Martha K. Sandlin
and Miss Gladys L. Chadwell.
Miss Johnson Is
Office In Town
Miss Pearl Leslie Johnson has
re-opened her law office here, af
ter spending the past five years in
the Veterans' Administration as
.indicator in Washington.
Miss Johnson practiced law here
from 1941 to 1943, when she
entered government services. Prior
to coming here she practiced law
in Nashville for seven years.
Her office will be with the Caro
lina Insurance and Realty Com
pany on Main Street. She is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. N.
same to go on the premises of on.
other person, after 12 hours no
tice by the person aggrieved, or Ly
the Chief of Police."
If you are the aggrieved person,
have given proper notice to the
owner of the fowls, and still they
trespass on your flower or vege
'Continued on Page Eight)
and Associated Press News
Sessions To Be Held
At Bethel, Rock Hill
And Fines Creek
During Next Week
Farm planning meetings will be
held in three communities next
week, announces Wayne Corpen
ing. county agent.
The meetings are scheduled for
Bethel high school, Monday night;
Rock Hill school, Tuesday. and
Fines Creek. Wednesday. All will
start at 7:30 p.m. All farm families
in the three communities are urged
tc attend the meeting in their home
area, and hear agricultural special-
' Gwyn, livestock marketing special
ist; and leaders in dairying and
tohacco will speak.
A concert by the Waynesville
-Township high school band, direct
ed by Charles lsley, will open the
program, which will close with the
(showing of a movie. Free pri.es
i will be given, and agricultural
i pamphlets distributed.
Conferences were being held
Thursday afternoon as The Moun
taineer went to press, looking to a
settlement of a strike al the
.Waynesville Laundry which began
Attfcnrfrrfr'the' conrprVrTPeS ftf f u
J. W. Killian. owner of the Laun
dry, nd spokesmen for C I O.
State highway patrolmen aug
mented by city and county officers
were sent to the plant last week to
preserve order after a disturbance
broke out the ai lei noon of the 241 h
Since that time everything lias
been quiet, with pickets marching
in front of the plant while it u.is
Staff In Haywood
Herbert J. Singletary. an experi
enced farmer and animal industry
graduate o"f North Carolina Slate
College's school of agriculture, be
gan work this week as assistant
farm agent for Haywood county.
He will have charge ol TVA dem
onstration projects in the count;.
in other phases of the
Extension Service work.
I Mr. Singletarv attended State
College for two ears then ret uni
ted to his farm in IJobenson county,
j near Lumberton, where he special
i ized in beef cattle, swine and poul
ilry. Enlisting in the army in 1942.
i he was first assigned to the Veler-
linary Corps, later serving with the
Infantry in the European theater
j After discharge from service in the
spring of 1946. he farmed until
September, when he re-entered
college and rccived his U.S. do-
gree at the end of the mid-u inter
term last morjth.
He and his wife are making their
home on Hazel street in Waynes-
Lyle Jones Is Appointed
Sanitarian For Haywood
A. Lyle Jones, Jackson county
native and recent graduate of West-
ern Carolina Teachers college, has
been appointed sanitarian with the
District Health department for
Haywood county and Cherokee, re
ports Dr. Mary Michal. health of
ficer. He occupies the position former
ly held by O. B. Jones, who re
signed to take a teaching position.
The new sanitarian served three
years as a finance clerk in the
Gaston Speaks Tonight
To Haywood Dairymen
Dairymen of Haywood county
are urged to attend a meeting at
the courthouse tonight at 7:30
o'clock, when Murray Gaston, of
the Southeastern Artificial Breed
ing association, will speak. A movie
titled "Milking" will be shown,
which will be of interest to all milk
ers and dairymen.
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 1948
Red Marshall At
1 BfrW SUWM
CHEETED BY HUtiK CROWDS, Soviet First Marshal Kle
menti Vorosclnlov is shown as he arrived in Budapest for
the centennial celebration of the Hungarian revolution and
war for independence. Former president of the Allied Con
trol Commission in Huntiaiv.
nine lorein representatives at the ceremonies.
Canton To Vote Tuesday
On $150,000 Program
Chapter Chairman '
Urges Those Over
looked In Campaign
To Send In Funds
Although :in cainesl ell "i I has
been made to secure tile qiiuta of
the Iik al lied Ci'ck-, chapter in I lie
national I unci i h-imi; campaign we
i;ick nearly SI. ll'MI of reaching our
goal of S3.22."i.iMl laid I lev. Mal
colm I! Williamson, chapter chair
man, in eiiiiiiiienl i ng on the drive
which was selied u lei I to t iosr
In order lo rea h the STfi.niHI.
11(10 goal m.i 1 1 1 1 1 . 1 1 1 Hie i i mpaign
has been eieinle.l into I he month
ol April. II is not the plan ol I he
local chapter to extend the cam
paign, however as a number ol I lie
industries are still to repoit and
it is felt that the amounts lui ncd
in by these i nclii s i ies will swell
tile lolal uilhlii (lose proMinitv
the orjgm.il goal
While the campaign i
closed the lied Cross
1 .in peo-
v elcollie (dill riliut ion
pie who might have been i
ed in I he Ori e I he I
has many services that
i Continued on Page
i.'d ( i oss
mn -I he
War Medals To De Gi'Cn
... m i j' i
At Program I Onigllt
j Former servicemen who want to.
get World War II Victory and j
American Defense medals may do I
so tonight at the Waynesville arm-1
Oiy. when the distribution for thiSj
section will be carried out under j
j (he sponsorship ol the National j
Guard and American Legion j
j Presentation of the service dis-
rna,gt is required b.-ioie the
I medals can be given. A combat
Rim wni be shown, and the public
l is invited to atte nd.
MR WEILL GOES TO EUROPE;
Leo Weill left Wednesday for a
three weeks' business trip to Eu
rope. Mr. Weill will visit England.
Holland, France. Switzerland and
Austria. He will make the trip by
plane, leaving New York today.
Series Of Cross
Word Puzzles Are
Today marks the beginning , to public attention and persons in Cancer Society in this county un--r
r j tall communities offered the oppor-'der the leadership of Mrs. Virgil
tunitv of joining in ite support.
, zles to be published every , Mayor J. H. Way, Jr., has issued
i Friday on the editorial page, 'a local proclamation urging that al!
, . , citizens of Waynesville join in the
.The series was selected with , nationa, fignt against cancer , wnicn
' care by local "experts." ' is the cause of death to one out of
! This is just one of the many , eight Americans according to pub
, ' . . ..." lie health records. The disease
'features found exclusively n ! caused 2i deaths in Haywood coun
) this area in The Mountaineer. 1 ty during 1946, and 18 durirg the
Voroschilov was one of the
Some 1,250 Persons
Register For Special
Election Next Week
liegistiation for the special elec-,
t i Tvicjed; ltiedlst . week iq
Canton, with some 1.230 of the 2,
.'(10 voters listed on the books. t
Interest in the seven-part $150,
1100 bond election has been gain
ing momentum as the voting date
clr.-iws near. Active support is;
strongest behind the proposed $75,-1
1100 recreation program which has
been under consideration for sev
eral years, with plan drawn for a
swimming pool, tennis courts and
other facilities if the proposition
is favored by a majority of the
i -eel -.tercel voters at the polls.
Sal in (lav has been designated as
rlrilleiigo day, and Monday any
person so challenged will be given
..,!..., mav..r and jiUlermen
have estimated that the lax rate
will increase 24 cents per $100 val
uation (Miring the coming fiscal
ycai should the entire program
carry, of which 14 cents is repre
sented by the recreation program
In addition, I he operating budget
i.s lo he raised approximately $35.
Continued on Page Eight
Makes High Bid
At School Auction
IV II wood Methodist church made I
Ihe high hid of $5,425 on the Dell-!
wood school property being sold
by the Hayw ood county Board of '
Education, at the public auction'
held Tuesday at the courthouse.
This was the second auction held
on the property, J. M. Palmer hav
ing been the high bidder March
8, with $5,105. on the four and one
acres of land and school building.
The first high bid was filed with
the clerk of court, and a raised
bid received with the 10 day limit
which necessitate a second auction.
The current high bid likewise is
beng filed in the clerk's office, and
a raised bid will make a third auc
$2,000 Goal Set As
Cancer Month Plans Get
Under Way In Haywood
Amrica will observe April as
National Cancer Month, during.
which time the efforts of the Amer-1
ican Cancer Society will be brought
$3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Boosters Plan Week-
ig July 4th Program
New Finn At Tem
porary Location On
Highway 1!)-A, Owned
By O. II. Tedford
The Waynesville Feed and Seed of July Celebration committee foi
company will open this week-end the Boosters Club, of H.-ueluood
in their temporary location in a sponsors of the event. R I. Pie
new concrete block building on vost was again named chairman
Highway 10-A at the intersection of Since the Fourth comes on Sun
Allens Creek road The new firm day this year, the main events wilt
is owned and operated by O. H. be held on Mouday.
Tedford. ; Starting on the 29th, the com-
The firm was to have occupied m',U'e wi" have 8 wid1L valK' "f
the building on April 1 u Inch ndt's "Deration, and will again
burned last Sundav near the de- (Slac 8ln"n enlM.n ' "
, Itative plans are to have a jamboree
poi . I
. .. .. , .. ' Saturday night, a baseball game
Mr ledlord has been ,n the,in ,he alternoon. Urlion ri.1(lus
feed and seed business or many , servicts w ju bo neld Smid;lv , ,
years Since ISM:, he has been fea,urj ,ne , club. Tho ,.,.
connected with the Scvuntv teed mUw js ls0 work, ,, a ,,am,
company ., KnoxyiUo Uur.ng fm. Thu.s(J m ,
lhat time he has had charge o There will be no parade t his vear
Ihe seed department, and traveled du0 (hc tje.in of (mj ,,,.,,
this area serving dealers lie has ghow
been a Imjer ol seeds lor many "All indications are that the 19111
u'"s celebration will be by far superior
He also managed a company 0 anything vet staged," Mr. Pie-
owned store in Morula aim iacerVl)st slijd vesterdav. The
went lo Gainesville. Ga.. to help
establish what is now the "chicken
1 center of the world " Mr Tedford
spent some lime working with the
I farmers to produce chickens for
! (Continued on Page Eight)
80 AH Leaders
Annroximatelv 110 4-11 club lead-;
ers from seven western counties The b()dk,s of ,hre. Havw()(,ri
attended the recreation institute j servic(.men wno were ki,,cd jn flc.
Wednesday and Thursday nights' Uf)n arrivt,d in tm? Vniu,d s,H(es
here, held under the supervision f Saturday on the Army transport
I. i Harrell. stale 4-H director . John L McCarley The McCar
for the Extension Service. ! ley bore 2,619 bodies from Ihe
Miss Virginia Gregory of the in. s Military cemeteries al BIos
N. C. Recreation Commission. a-1 ville Draguignan and LaCombe
leigh, taught the adult leaders and France, sailing from Cherbourg to
older club members several games nc,w York.
suitable for 4-11 club groups after j Those from Haywood county.
pe.iKiug oneo.v on mniiimi in " -
larlies and games. The
institute was hvld Wednesday at
and last night at the
high school gymnasium Refresh
ments were served by Ihe Haywood
count 4-11 members
Section Of N. C.
On page one, section two of this
issue, is an article which reprints
a chapter from a geography book
now being taught in the fifth
grades in this state, which ridi-
culcs (his area
Turn to page one, section two,
and read what is being taught in
our public schools.
Duke Endowment Gives
$4,434 To Hospital Fund;
Haywood county hospital was
awarded S4.434 from the Duke en-!
dow merit, according to an an-!
nouncemenl following the meeting I
Tuesday of endowment trustees in
A total of $674,284 H2 was appro
priated to 109 hospitals and 40 or
phan homes in North and South
first nine months of 1947. ,
Workers representing civic clubs, J
industries, and schools are staging
a campaign to raise $2,000 for the I
Smith, appointed by the Woman's
Club which is sponsoring the drive.
Co-chairmen are Ernest Green of
Hazelwood and Mrs. Carl Weltc
Posters and coin collection boxes
, are being placed in business houses
lover the county by the club wo
men of Canton and Waynesville
1 'Continued on Page Eigrlt)
To Join Foxhound
Group In Presenting
Program; Prevost Is
The committee on the third an
nual Fourth of July celebration are
combining their program with that
of the North Carolina Foxhound
Bench Show for a dual all i ac t mn
here, starting June 2!1h, lor a
The two committees are u dik
ing together on a generel program
which is destined to atii.iei addi
tional thousands during toe week
At the initial meeting of Hie Fourth
tee working with Mr. Prevost is
composed of Dr, Fv. Stuart P.ober
son. in charge of the rides: C. N.
Alle n, in charge of music and
speaker; W. H. Prevost, program.
I Paul Davis and W. Curtis Huss.
Three War Dead
From Europe On
Way To Haywood
.anfl their next of kin. are: Sgt
William A. Medford. Jr., Mrs Lucy
F. Medford, Waynesville, Route 1:
Tech. Sgt. Corner H. Scott. Arthur
Scott. Canton. Route 1, Tech 5th
class Ernest R. Case. Mrs. Martha
Irene Case. Canton, Route 2.
Hazel wood PTA
To Stage Spring
The Hazelwood Parent Teachers
Association will stage a Spring
Festival at the school Saturday
night at seven o'clock, featur ing i
box supper, and an old-fashioned
Some 100 cakes will bo used in
the cake walk, according lo Piu;
Davis, president of the organiza
tion. All money made on the program
Saturday night will be used for
the general school betterment pro
gram. WAYNESVILLE LODGE
TO MEET TONIGHT
There will be a regular commu
nication of Waynesville Lodge No.
259, A. F. & A. M.. tonight at 8
p. m. in the lodge hall, it is an
nounced by Jimmy Reed, publicity
Injured - - 13
(This Information Com
piled From Records of
SUtt Highway Fatrol)