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The Waynesville Mountaineer
Published Twice-A.Week In Tina County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
United Press and Associated Press New!
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 1948
$3.0(1 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
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M A. MUGGINS, executive secre
tary of the N- c Baptist Conven
iKin will address the Baptist men
C ' Uu'llanl. I of Haywood tonight at eight in
Absucialioiial . Clyde.
One hundred and ten physicians
from Western North Carolina
gathered in the Piedmont Hotel
Wednesday to hold the annual
spring meeting of the Tenth Dis
trict Medical Society.
The convention, according to
President V. H. Duckett of Can
ton, was very successful. The doc
tors hope to meet here again next
year lor a similar event.
An address of welcome was ex
tended to the medical men by
Mayor J H. Way of Waynesville.
Dr. B O Edwards responded to
the mayor's welcome. Following
this hve papers were read and dis
cussed on technical aspects of the
At a dinner held last night in
the Piedmont Hotel. Dr. James
Hendrix of the Duke University
Medical School spoke on "New
Sympatholytic Drugs and Their
District committee reports were
made at the dinner.
Many of the doctors' wives at
tended the convention and report
edly enjoyed their visit to waynesville.
J. H. HILTON, right, will be the
featured speaker at the dairy
banquet to be held Monday night
in the Armory by the Chamber of
Commerce and the Milk Producers'
Association. Mr. Hilton is dean of
sericulture at State College. Jona
than Woody, president of the First
National Bank, will also speak to
the milk producers.
if the state.
lie, local lawyer,
I a member of
ice Reserve by
it he declined to
eek. He delayed
fig to Mr. Scn
ie Albright, can
', had requesled
ipolnted lo draft
ed."" said Mr.
intention of re-
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le my place."
'ved as appeal
a dr.ifl hoard
ill serve in t ho
the new draft
Gallery To Open
16th Season Soon
James Mann, Owner,
Predicts This Will
Be An Outstanding
James Mann, owner of the Way
nesville Art Gallery is announcing
today that tie will open for the
16th consecutive season in Waynes
ville with inspection nights on
Wednesday and Thursday, June 23
and 24. The first sale will be held
Friday t&gM, June 25:- " '
Mr. Mann said he had about 50
per cent more stock than in for
mer years, and in addition to us
ual lines, has added ivories and a
large stock of figurines in Dres
den and Meissen.
II. A. Finckc will again he asso
ciated with the firm as auctioneer,
and Leon Sisson and Miss Edith
Parrot are again back for the sea
son. Mr. Mann predicted this season
would be comparable to 1945,
which was one of the best this area
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lit J J 1,WC $
At Fast Clip
The number of "C" and "D"
drivers who didn't have licenses
was thinning out this week, as iho
line of aoDlicants moved swiftly
through the inspection examination
in the courthouse basement.
Examiner W. W. Moore said that
he would only be in Waynesville
live more times to test drivers
whose names begin with "C" or
"D". Moore is at his stand in the
basement three times a week
Monday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.mi Thurs
day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9
a.m. to p.mj- w "
By noon on Thursday , Examiner
Moore had issued 18 licenses to
Haywood residents. He said that
he had failed only three people
Thursday morning in their tests.
"We're keeping pretty busy," said
the examiner, "cleaning up the last
of the C and D drivers."
Assisting Moore are Patrolmen
Lonnie Bishop and JefT May.
Also expiring on the July 1 dale
are chauffeur licenses for 194 and
1948. These must be renewed be
fore that time, said Moore.
Dairymen And Business
Leaders To Stage Annual
Dairy Banquet Monday
the people in i
iotecled !v the i
Sty Law. aironl- !
fet'd hy Henry
P county !iaria '
oree ,S 7.165
47 hfl .1 mi. :..
'. About three
ere covered hv
curity Law. An
tons were work
I of people in
fvered by the
iy Law is much
increase of 36
in the number
'e now covered
'n North Caro
ov the total
Rotary Iron Lung
Sent To Morganton
The iron lutic which the Ro
tary Club presented to the
Waynesville Hospital several
years ago has been sent to Mor
ganton temporarily to help In
that city's flght against infan
Beekman Huger d David Hy
att, co-chairmen of the county
chapter of the National Polio
Foundation, went to the ortho
pedic hospital In Asheville this
week to study combative meth
ods used on the disease there.
Mr. Hyatt said that although
there is an early Summer epi
demic in some parts of the state
no steps of precaution will be
taken in this area yet. The near
est case of polio has been re
ported in Buncombe county, ac
cording to the Foundation chairman.
Ron . e
!unds 3 .on
I 25 to 273ic
22 to 24c
f 28 to 33c
-25 to 23.80
7s le staff nf
With Home Agent
Miss Elise DeLozier. of Bun
combe county has assumed the
duties of assistant home agent for
Haywood county. She will fill the j
vacancy caused by the resignation
of Mrs. Sam Cartner, the former
Miss Margaret Corwin.
Miss DeLozier is well qualified
for the position, having this spring
graduated from Woman's College
of the University of North Caro
lina in Greensboro, where she ma
jored in home economics. She is
also a graduate of Sand Hill high
school and Asheville-Biltmore Jun
ior College. While attending Wom
an's College she was a member of
the Home Economics Club and the
Y. She has also been active in
Girl Scout work.
Miss DeLozier will assist Miss
Mary Margaret Smith, county
F.H Club work and
in Home Demonstration Club work.
She is residing in Waynesville at
the home of Rev. and Mrs. L. G.
Pfc. Messer's Body
To Arrive Today
For Burial Here
The body of Private First Class
CTavton Messer, son of Rufus Mes
ser and the late Mrs. Hester Mes
ser of Mt. Sterling, who was killed
in southern France on Septem
ber 15, 1944, will arrive here this
Final rites will be conducted
Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at
Phillips cemetery near WaterviUe
with Rev. J. P. Davis officiating.
The body will remain at Garrett
Funeral home until the hour of
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Woody Reappointed To
State Pension Board
Jonathan Woody has been re
appointed by Governor Cherry as
a member of the board of trustees
of the Teacher and State Employee
Retirement System and of local
government Employees Retire
Also re-appointed was Millara
F Jones of Rocky Mount. Their
terms are for four years and will
expire April 5, 1952.
Killed On Saipan,
To Be Buried Sat.
The body of Technician Fifth
Grade Claude W. Underwood, koii
of Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Underwood
of Route 1, Waynesville, who was
killed in the invasion of Saipan on
July 11. 1944, will arrive here this
Funeral services will be held to
morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at
Elizabeth Chapel Methodist church
in Ratcliffe Cove with Rev. J. E.
n Hnuspr nastor. officiating. In
terment will be in the Memorial
Plot at Green Hill cemetery. Mili
tary rites at the graveside will be
in charge of the North Carolina
Muiinn.il Guard. 120th Anti-tank
Company under the direction of
Lt. Frank byrd.
Pnllhearprs selected from the
Veterans of Foreign Wars will be
Dewey Ford, Rufus Ratclitfe, carl
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Di .1 H. Hilton. lean of the
school of agriculture at State Col
lege will speak to the annual Hay
wood dairy banquet in the Armory
Jonathan Woody, president of
the First National Bank of Way
nesville. will also speak before the
banquet, which is being sponsored
hv l he Havwood County Milk Pro
ducers Association and the Way
nesville Chamber of Commerce 1
Mr. Woody, will spiH on.hsub-i
jject, "Looking Forward In me
Joe Palmer, president of Hie
1 1 1 ay wood Cooperative Breeding
(Association, will introduce the
: featured speaker.
Dairy farmers and civic leaders
from all over Haywood county are
,expecled to attend the event. The
! program arranged by the banquet
i committee was designed to be ed
I ucational as well as entertaining.
I Master of ceremonies for the
! program will be James Kirkpat
1 rick, president of the Milk Pro-
! ducers Association. During din
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The third week of Assembly ac
tivities at Lake Junaluska will
come to a close tonight when Dr.
J. J. Rivts, pastor of the Court
Street Methodist Church. Lynch-
burg. Va., speaks for the second j
consecutive night in the outdoor
Dr. Rives, who has held a num
ber of leading appointments in the
Virginia Conference, has been ac
cepted as a preacher of great abil
ity and distinction not only in his
own conference but throughout the
Methodist Church as a whole. He
was a delegate to' the recent Gen
eral Conference in Boston. Massa
chusetts. A Week of Preaching Ministry
will get underway Sunday morn
ing when Dr. G. Ray Jordan, pro
fessor of homiletics at Emory Uni
versity will speak for the first
time. He will speak again Sunday
Dr. Jordan U one of the 'out
standing ministers in Methodism.
He has received degrees from Em
ory, Yale, and Duke Universities
and for over 25 years held ap
pointments in the Western North
Carolina Conference. He is the
author of at least ten books among
which are "Faith that Propels."
"We Face Calvary And Life."
"Adventures in Radiant Living,"
and "Look At the Stars."
The Rev. Clay Madison, pastor
of the First Methodist Church in
Hickory, will speak Monday night
on his recent .visit in China.
Othar prominent Methodists who
will speak at the Assembly next
week are Dr. Roy Short, editor of
The Upper Room and Dr. W. A.
Stanbury, superintendent of the
Dr. W. A. Smart, Emory Univers
ity. Georgia was the featured
speaker at the Lake Sunday. June
13 through Tuesday. June 15. He
spoke four times. Taking the Lord's
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Election Officials Are
Named For Second Primary
To Be Held On June 26th
m tliiwawaiw"Tf sSr
Pass Through Here
Enroute To Meet
A number of members of the
North Carolina Press Association
passed through, here Thursday en
route to Fontana where the an
nual summer meeting of the asso
ciation got underway last night.
About 150 are expected to at
tend and the session will end bal
urday at noon, following the an
nual election of officers.
This mornlng'g sessions will be
devoted to general discussions of
Al Hesch, of Siler City, is pres
ident; Miss Beatrice Cobb, of Mor
ganton, is secretary, and Miss Ad
die Mae Cooke, of Murphy, is in
charge of arrangements.
Rites Will Be
Held Today For
Military rites will be conducted
for Pfc. Richard Clem Jenkins at
Crawford Memorial Park this aft
ernoon at 3:30 with members of
( Veterans of Foreign Wars and the
I Waynesville Post, American Le
! gion, in charge. Rev. R. L. Young,
chaplain of the post, and Rev. u.
G. Elliott, pastor of the First Bap
tist church, will be the officiating
Pallbearers will be Jack Smith,
William Shook, Douglas Worsham,
J. T. Russell, Carol Grahl and Les
ter Burgin, Jr.
Pfe Jenkins was killed Au
gust 2, 1942, while serving as ra
dio operator on a B-24 bomber in
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j Forty-One Feared
Dead In Air Crash
Forty-one persons were believed
.killed in a mountain air crash ear
Iv vesterdav afternoon,
' ' The Plane, a United Airlines
HC-Y was on a routine flight from
San Diego. Calif , to New York
City when il plummeted and hit
;in electric transformer, lt burst
! into flames seconds afterward.
The crash occurred in the Sleepy
j Mountains of Pennsylvania he-
tween the towns of Carmel and Mt
Carrier Boy System
The Mountaineer is inaugurating I
a carrier system in this area for
getting the papers to subscribers
on Monday afternoons and Thurs
day afternoons. 1 ,
The area has been mapped, and
routes are now being created by
J. D. Hyatt, who is in charge of
this phase of the circulation de
partment. Mr. Hyatt was with The
Mountaineer before the war. and
1 since his return from the Army
has been with the paper except
what time he has been in college.
The boys that will be carriers
are being given special training,
and taught to keep their account
books, and given the fundamentals
necessary for young business men.
As an inducement to start their
j Singletary Is Given
! State College Degree
Herbert J. Singletary, agent in
the local farm office, received his
degree in Animal Industry from
State College in Raleigh on Mon-
S day night.
Bodies Of 2 Haywood Men Returned
DR. JAMES E. FENDER is opening
his offices in the Masonic Tem
ple Saturday, for I he general prac
tice in medicine and sucgerv .
Dr. J. E. Fender,
A Physician, To
Open Office Here
l)r .lames E Fender announced
ycslerday that be will open his
offices Saturday in the Masonic
Temple for the general practice of
medicine and surgery.
Dr. Fender is a native of Bam
berg, S. C, and after graduating
from Furnian University, attended
the Medical College of South Car
olina in Ch.irli slon He served
his thlerncship al the St. Louis
City Hospital and from there en
tered the Navy in 1946 as a doc
tor. He remuiuud in Uie -Navy i
til March of 1 his yeitr.
Dr. Fender announced his office
hours would he from II) lo 12 and
2 to 5 daily except Friday when
only I he morning hours will be
Dr. and Mrs Fender expect to
move mlo an aparlnicnl in the
Cleveuill in the near future.
60 State College
Students Here On
The Haywood Building and Loan
Association, hearing of the earner
boy plan, has offered to help each
boy start an account win. u.c -ciation.
Among the inducements
will be the Association win vy
the entrance fee, as well as offer
other inducements for saving regu
It will take about ten more days
to complete the carrier system in
all sections of me area.
number of boys have applied for
routes, and these are being assign
ed by Mr. Hyatt as rapidly as pos-
S'bln' order to meet the schedules
for the boys to get their papers
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Sixty agoiwini students from
Stale College al Raleigh swung
through Waynesville this week on
their tour of agricullure in West
ern North Carolina.
The shidcnls were juniors and
j seniors at the college who are re-
quired to observe farming meth
ods in eastern and western parts
; of the slate as a part of their
The lour of the Havwood county
section took them on a visit to the
! State Test Farm and to A. J. Mc
; Craeken s farm, which is a lem
1 oust r-'il ion project Head of the
Itour was Dr. H L. I.ovvorn of the
j agronomy deparlmenl al State
From Waynesville the louring
i party w cut to Morganlon.
Farm Program Leaders
: Plan August Field Day
The Count officers ol the Deni
onstralon Farm program will meet
in the county agent's office al 1:30
o'clock this afternoon lo discuss
the farm and home field day which
will be held in the earlv part of
All Democratic Judges
Will Serve For The
This slage was being .''I till,
week fm Haywood coiinlv sec
ond primary on June 2H as niler
est mounted in I he elect ion tun
otls for several state officer
Jerry Rogers, chairman of the
county hoard of election. )- lay
ing plans to regulate I he second
primary. The Board ha:, appointed
titi Haywood citizens lo ow-r-.ee Ihe
I want lo urge ever.' one w ho
voted ill the first uiim.ii v lo be in
the polls for this election. It is a
voter's privilege and dnl lo select
his leaders said .Mr Rogeis
Although Ihe vote nexl Sattiiday
will be somewhat lighter Ih.oi the
fust primary ballot, interest in the
guberiKit orial battle between Keir
Scot I and Charles M Johnson is
high enough to promise i fairlv
The precinct officers and regis
trars have been named by ( hair
man Rogers They are as follows:
lieaverdani No. 1, W. W. I'lesi.
registrar, .lack Woody and E F.
Ilaynes, officers; Beaverdam No 2.
Jack Chapman, .lake Smathcr and
Carl Clark; Beaverdam No. :i, Mrs
Howard Smalher, C E. Cole and
II. M Hyers; Beaverdam No. A.
Hill Franklin. Wilina Stevens and
Cole Cogburn; Beaverdam No. 4.
Fied Windfield, C. C I'leniiuons
and Elliott Mease: Beavei dum No
K. S. C. Wood, G. W. Smalhtr and
Preston Phillips. l
Pitfcon Walker llmwn rcfislrar
.1 M. Cat hey and Dillard Calwell.
officers; East Fork, Rex Ploss. W.
A Pless and Charlie Fish, Cecil,
J. M. Francis. S. L. Sanderson and
Ken Brown; CaV, JS. VVqsi,
Venarr HayndiVnii"C. H. Frii'-i.
Iron Dufr,,Q.la,.Yates.1r(v'C. Davis
and Ralph Dotson; Crsbtree. Prert
Nolan, llliuh Besl and Kl Hill
Fines Creek. Charlie Met 'r.irv, Hoy
Rogers and Paul Ferguson. While
Oak. Mrs. Kslella 'league. A (I.
Baldwin and Hae Ledlnnl
Ivy Hill. Karl Ferguson, daily
Moody and Tom Medlord. Cata
loochee, L. C. Caldwell. Levi l.
Calwell aud Cole Sutinn. Big
Creek, Mack Caldwell. .I (' Mop
kins and Reld Sutton. Lake Juna
luska, Mrs. Lizzie Reeve., Hugh
(Bud) Lealherwood and Sam Halli
bone; Hazelwood. W A Wlii'iier.
John Til I U- and Cecil M.uiney; S
Ward, Mrs. Bon Alkin (in. Jofi
Welch and Mrs. W. II. I halt: N.
Ward. Sam Kelly, llarrv Clay and
J. W Pat I on.
Mrs W T Crawford addressee)
the Woman's Missionary Society of
the First Baptist chin i ll in Hen
ilersonville on Monday of this
week. Mrs. Crawford I old of at
tending the Baptist World Alliance
in Sweden last summer.
While in Hendersonville she was
'interviewed by some native., of
Sweden who had not been to their
country in many years She showed
them pictures of the country as it
I is today, and gave an account of
conditions there today.
T5 CLAUDE UNDERWOOD will
be buried Saturday anemuun.
CLEM JENKINS will be
buried this afternoon at Craw-
Pictures Being Made Of
Babies For Publication
Canton Club Hears
About N. C. Highways
D. Reeves Noland. highway com
missioner of the tenth district, "as
the speaker at the Canton Civitan
Club Thursday afternoon. He
discussed the general set-up f the
highway system of North Carolina
and some of the projects which are
now underway in Haywood.
Funeral services will be held at ford Memorial Park. He was
Elisahetlr Chapel, Ratcliff Cove. killed in North Africa.
If vou Dass by Ingram's studio
toriav and hear creat Quantities of
baby talk, don't worry they're not
converting the place into a nursery.
The Studio is expected to be run
ninff over with gurgling infants
today and tomorrow. An offer has
been made to all mothers wno
will bring their children into the
Studio from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free
pictur.es will be taken of all chil
There is no obligation and no
appointment has to be made.
After Ingram's gets through
snapping the babies' portraits, the
pictures will be grouped and print
ing plates made. The pictures will
ithen be published in this news
All children under four years of j
lage arc eligible to "watch Ihe bir
j die" free of charge. ,
j There is nothing to buy and In
' gram's promises worthwhile pic- j
Itures of the youngsters. There j
! will be more than one shot made of
leach child so that the parent may
I select the picture they want print- ,
ed in The Mountaineer. Studio as- '
sistants will take down the need- ,
ed information on each child. t
A newspaper picture of your j
child will be something to put
among his souvenirs. If you want
to preserve Junior's babyish grin
before he sprouts up. drop into
Ingrain's Studio today, tomor
row or any day next week, between
4 and 10 o'clock.
Injured .... 22
(This information com
piled from Records of
State Highway Patrol.)