b The zn Tight pages No. Waynesville Mountaineer Pubhshed Twice-A-Week la The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park 49,500 People Liv within 20 miles of Waynesville their ideal shopping center i..l... T.. Ion diwj . tail'. tipction m "' Ling the '" fcjst Waynesville urday. September Lrd of elections The elf el urn was 3, but it was al technicality in , tap to ri"BiM'- . nil Ihe election. . L the election will : August 7, at me school. Regis I bf from 9 a m. ho Mistered lor Muled In he held to re-register. It lalificd voters iiv lor) proposed to lie town of Way- permitted to reg- the election. Last 131 who regis- ly 3 election. fcoard named Guy rar. with Robert tFraiier. Jr., the lion. idvertised to proposed annexa- is before, being fast street, to the kross Highway No. lost in a direct line the Waynesville ny on Niemann: 111 notice is being board in today's rnear X-Ray Haywood Kornegay, health division of tuber- pas the speaker at King here Friday, (plained the chest ich will begin on explained the tth department in ad of tuberculosis the chest x-rays the state. will be brought fting the work in unit, and some Haywood are ex- sdvantage of the P on and after he mailed each -ray and if anv N that needs at- Frtment will pro fit for use by the Physician. s presented to Boyd Owen, mem- n committee of ho helped bring wi. Market Election ... 45C - - 20-23c 15c 10c - 32-36c S2.BS rs 15.(10 t la nn --24.00 to 25.50 - 20.00 to 22.00 28C to 33c 2-W to 26.00 23 00 to 26.80 The Weather By the United Press -CleJr t r in tern. E1 tempera- Mln, 50 55 55 Rainfall ion On Extending Limits Beyond East nesvifle Set Sept. 4 festival Queen BLONDE VONNY ANN VERNO, 18, Empire, Mich., lias been 'chosen ruler of the 1948 National lM. Cherry Festival to be held at Tra- verse City, Mich., July 8 and 9. Chosen from 24 candidates repre senting northern Michigan com munities, Miss Verno will fly to Washington prior to the festival to deliver a cherry pie to Presi dent Truman. (International) furors Named For July Court Term; Stars On 12th The jury Msts for the two week . session of the criminal court to begin July 12th has been announc ed by Bryan Medford, register of deeds. Judge Wilson Warlick will be the judge for the court term. The jurors for the first week of court are as follows: James A. Wright, Brandway Massie, Floyd Miller, R. L. Parks, Wayne W. McElroy, C. V. Sorrells, M. H. Caldwell, Harold MofTitt, John Cuddeback, Mrs. W. F. Swift, Paul Robinson, W. W. Hyatt, Jess Ford, Mrs. George Erwln, W. M. Morris, Ernest Trantham, Hudger Cagle, C. B. McCrary, E. L. Gunn, Lane Arringtort, Lowery Cagle, Jack Frady, Robert McElroy and J, Sam Jackson. Jurors for the second week of court are . Ratcliff Medford, Claude V. Thompson, J. C. Pat rick, J. T. Conrad, Hugh Rogers, C. E. Weatherby, J. A. Prcvost, Conley Mehaffey, Gerald Fish, W. A. Ifelder. John A. Vance. T. C. Davis, W. W. Hill, L. S. Chambers, Clayton R. Mehaffey, W. B. Hen- son, Lewis Kuykendall and Arthur Lewis. Rev. Clyde Collins Takes Over At Bethel The Rev. Clyde L. Collins, a recent graduate of the Divinity School at Duke University, has be come pastor of the Bethel Meth odist church. I If .... , LaTa 1 i 1 Eat Right, Live Right, And You Can Go Places, Says Professional Hiker It's all a matter of eating the right vegetables to Gertrude Woojley Roth. Mrs. Roth is a walking exam ple of the ancient adage, you're just as young as you feel. This slender little woman in spectactes is over 60 she won't say how far over but she says she feels like twenty. The way Mrs. Roth gallops about the countryside, you would say she was right. She's the lady who wrote "Thirst for Adventure" and she certainly has one. She nas climbed mountains and hiked through the opeA country in ev ery part of America. This week she's in Waynesville. "I can hike 30 miles a day easy," says Mrs. Roth. "Yes, sir, United Press and Associated Press News Business Slow With Stale Car Inspectors The North Carolina Stale car in spection lane has been set up here this week-but Superintendent C. P Sawyer says that motorists have been shying awav from the in spection like the measles. Waynesville car owners did fairly well in the first round of the inspection Mr. Sawyer says that about a third of the cars in Haywood county were checked in that period, which is average for the eight counties that his inspec tion crew works. But things are slowing down this quarter. "People are going to wait until October, the next time we'll be at Waynesville, and there's going to be one big rush," said Mr. Sawyer. "I want to urge all motorists to have their cars inspected this week while we have plenty of time. There will be no waiting and no expense to the check-up. But they had better come on be fore it is too late." The lane here will be in opera tion until July 13. On Friday of last -week an av erage day for this area 77 cars were checked through the lane. Of this number, 32 cars were ap proved by the Inspectors and 45 were rejected for mechanical de fects. Most of the rejects have been because of faulty headlights, ac cording to the figures kept by the inspection crew. Thirty cars were turned back Friday because of headlight trouble. The local i (Continued on Page Eight) Over 100 People Will Tour South From This County Over 100 farmers from Hay wood county will be in the caravan which will make an agricultural tour of the South in early August. Wayne Corpening, the county agent, announced that the tour would begin at Waynesville Au gust 3 and extend to August 6. The sixth annual tour from Haywood county, this caravan will include many wives in the roll call. The group will be feted at three banquets on the southward swing. It will visit two farm experiment stations and will observe farm methods on cattle, dairy, tobacco, and horticulture. The tour will roll through Chat tannoea. Tenn.. Sheffield, Ala., and Tullahoma, Tenn. in its 870 j mile juant. It will visit the Wil- ! son and Wheeler dams in Tennes see and Lookout Mountain. Mr. Corpening said that the tour will be broken up into three one day sections. A close schedule of events has been worked out by the county agent. I can outwalk plenty of people one third my age. They say to me, 'when are you going to get tired,' but when they're sitting by the road exhausted I'm still going." Mrs. Roth was a member of the famed Bernard MacFadden walk ing contingent which traveled 618 miles in 30 days. They started at Philadelphia, went to New York and on up through the mountains. Mrs. Roth was the only Southern er in the crew and one of the few to make a perfect record on the trip. "Those young people said 'when are you going to give up and go back to Alabama'," relates Mrs. Roth. "But I wag in perfect shape 'Continued on Page Eight) AN INDEPENDENCE DAY TRIBUTE r I i v v Jtr i - m COMMEMORATING INDEPENDENCE PAY July 4 Sgt. Doris Bedal of San Jose, Cal, and SSgt. Robert McNeil of Washington, D. C, place a floral tribute upon America's first "grave of the unknown soldier." Erected by Children of the American Revolution, the tablet is in the Old Meeting House cemetery , Alexandria, Va. H begins: "Here lies a soldier of the Revolution whose identity is known but to God." (fnteritational) Large Crowds Attend Programs On Fourth Dr. Paul I loon Deliv ered Address on Democracy Here Monday A large crowd heard Dr. Paul Hoon, pastor of the First Metho dist church of Philadelphia, as he delivered the annual Independence Day address at the high school stadium here Monday morning. Dr. Moon's address as the last part of the formal program for the third annual event, with the State Fox Hound Bench Show, scheduled to begin promptly at 2 o'clock. Kerytliing was in readiness for a record-breaking show, as The Mountaineer went to press at noon Monday. Dr Hoiin used as Ins subject. "An American Ideology," and told his audience that "when Ihe Dec laration of Independence was signed it launched mlci the world something new in Ihe history of men in the providence ol God -Democracy. "But demociracy is more than a document, or a celebration com memorating it. II is an idea in men's minds and an altitude in their hearts Above all, American (Continued on a'aw r.inhti Second Travel Talk To Be Given Tomorrow The second of a series of travel talks, sponsored by the Haywood County Library for the Travel Reading Club, will be presented at the library tomorrow morning at 10:30 o'clock. Rolf Kaufman, who has spent considerable time in Belgium and France, will talk on those coun tries. The program is planned especial ly for reading club members from the l'ourth grade up. The weekly story h.-'ur conducted by Mis. Raymond C. Lane for younger members of the club will be held Friday miming at 10:30. Community Cannery Will Begin Operations On 7th A community cannery will go into action in the building behind the Waynesville high school Wed nesday afternoon. The cannery will be a non-profit venture operated by the county and state canning officials. Its op erating scope depends on the de gree of interest invested in it by the community. The opening Wednesday will consist of a class in "The Use of and Care of Cannery Equipment." Furman C Pennuel food preserva WAYNESVILLE, N. C, TUESDAY, JULY 6, 1948 SJ Rev. J. M. Woodward Heard At Union Ser vices Here Sunday Night An audience ol between 30(1 and 4(H) attended Ihe third annual union seniles at Hie high school stadium Sunday night, when Rev. J. M Woodward of lla.elw ood. brought Hie message, with Charles Islcy directing the glee club for special musical numbers. This feature of the annual Fourth of July celebration i growing and more interest is be ing shown each year. Rev. Mr. Woodward told his au dience that "the only major prob ling the people lo realize and rec ognize Christ . '' "Jesus is the solution lo every problem known to the world to day,' he continued. "When the world turns lo Christ every prob lem known to Ihe world today an lem will be solved We need the application of the golden rule in every home and every nation, and then Hie L'nited Nations could pack up and go home Touching on the domestic side of affairs, the speaker did not blame young people, but said. ' 'Every parent needs to renew fel lowship with Christ and set a liv ing example for their children. The loudest preaching is that which is done by living right and setting the right pattern for oth ers," he continued. R. L. Prevost, general chairman, was in charge and Rev M. L. Lew is and Rev. NT. fi Williamson par ticipated in the program j On Friday and Saturday large i crowds visited the school grounds each evening and rode the six , rides which are in operation there, j On F riday night a double header I softball game drew a large turn i out. while the baseball games on Saturday and Sunday afternoons drew other large groups. J The crowd has been large, but orderly, and no disturbance what soever. tion specialist for the U. S Depart ment of Agrciulture. will lead the class. On Thursday another brief course will be held, this time on "Canning." Anyone interested in using the cannery equipment is urged to attend. The Waynesville cannery will be one of three plants opened in Hay wood. The others are at Crabtre, and at Bethel. The products to be canned will depend upon the wants of the community. New 'Continued on Page Eight" - Dr. Homer Rodeheaver Leading Musical Group At Junaluska This Week Traffic Is Unusually Heavy Over Week - End Traffic through this section was extremely heavy over Ihe week end All highways were heavily tarvcled. but Highway No If caught the brunt of the burden, with motorists traveling into and from the Park. Highway No. 276 saw an extra heavy load, with vis itors from the Pisgah National For est areas. As far as could be learned, as of noon Monday no accidents had oc curred on Haywood highways. One small accident took place Sunday afternoon, it was reported, but no one was injured and the propel ly damage was minor. ; City police reported a quiet week end, with only a few being arrest ed for being drunk. Two were be- 1 ing held for driving while drunk. i The large crowds at the High ! School grounds for the Fourth of July program, and the rides were orderly, nnd police snid "everyone is too busy having a good whole some time to get into trouble over here." The Huzclwood Hoo.itcrs Club, sponsors Qjr; the even', do not permit any side shows, or gambling places to operate. Only rides, and one eating concession .and a pop corn stand. Committeemen Named For Farm And Field Day The general committee to organ ize a Farm and Home Field Day in Haywood county on July 2D has been named by Wayne Corpening, county agent. The committee is planning var ious demonstrations which will show farmers in this area how to develop their farms correctly. The general steering committee will consist of J. L. Westmoreland of Iieaverdam, George Stanley of Pigeon, Hugh Katcliffe of Waynes ville, T. W. Cathcy of Pigeon, Mrs. W D. Ketner of Jonathan Creek, Mrs. Hiram McCracken of Waynesville, Mrs. Paul Hyatt Canton, Mrs. Paul Robinson Canton and Mrs. Otis Cole of of of Clyde. The Farm and Home Field Day will be held on the Jack McCrack en farm in Pigeon township. Spe- ' (Continued on Page Eight! J Haywood Sportsmen Hold Regular Meeting A regular meeting of the Hay wood County Hunting and Fishing Association will be held at the Champion YMCA in Canton this evening at 7:30. Charles Smith, president, will lead the meeting. Matters of interest to all mem bers will be discussed. E, F And G Motorists Need To Get New License Before Last -Minute Rush Examiner W. W. Moore, the man who issues driver's licenses in the basement of the court house, felt like hanging a sign up on his wall Saturday "better never than late." Last week was the end of June and the beginning of a new month. All the people whose names begin with "C or "D" should have been checked through the examination and given their new license. But were they? "During the three days I was in Waynesville, all I did was check out C and D drivers," says Mr. Moore. "Not but two drivers in the E-F-G group came in and I was really busy." Moore and his associates spent ? heeic day Thursday trying to $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties Musician At Lake DK. HOMER RODEHEAVER is ap pearing on the programs daily at Lake Junaluska (his week, as he conducts a special Sacred Music Conference He opens his confer ence Tuesday, and will continue daily through next Sunday. Jersey Herd At Test Farm Ranks High During Tests The registered Jersey herd owned by the Mountain Experi ment Slut ion, Waynesville, has re cently bevn clasHilied tor ty un der Ihe program of the American Jersey Cattle Club, whose head quarters are here. Dr. Milton P. Jarnagin, department of animal husbandry, University of Georgia, an ollicial classification inspector for the cattle club, made the clas sification of Ihe Experiment Sta tion herd Under the Jersey herd classifi cation program animals are com pared loi type against the breed's score card which allots 100 points for a perfect animal. Animals are given individual ratings of excel lent, very good, good plus, good, fair or poor in accordance with the number of points which they receive o" the score card basis. The 13 animal.-, classified in the Mountain Experiment Station herd include 3 very good. 8 good plus and 2 good for an average of 82.1(8 per cent This score exceeds the average r.iling of 82,85 per cent !ir all animals classified in the Jersey breed and these breed ers are to he congratulated on the type ol cattle in their herd. Camp Draws 7 From Waynesville Seven Waynesville young peopie j are among Ihe students at the Transylvania music school camp being mer. Th. held at Brevard this sum- students are Jeff Reece, Osborne. Mary Crouser, Michal. Jinimie Galloway. Robert Massie and Vivian Watkins. The school opened on June 24 with a staff of fi() teachers and rec reation staff members. The Way nesville pupils are among 155 oth er people taking the courses. pass through the last of the C and D moiorists The procrastinating drivers crowded the basement ex amination room to overflowing. "I hope that the E, F and G drivers don i vyai' iike this," says Moore. "It's easier for everyone concerned if they will come down early." Examiner Moore says that he checked out more drivers last month than he did in the previous five months. His office which visits Sylva and Canton in this area w hen it isn't located at Way nesville has been handling be tween 30 and 75 drivers a day. The office will be open here on Mondays and Thursdays between 9 a. m. and 5 p. m., and Saturdays Vt'vpn 9 a m t"d 1pm. 1 1 Noted Musician Di recting Choirs and Others Through out the Week Homer Hodeheaver. noted evan gelist, singer, trombone placer, lecturer, composer and lending apostle of putting hiu.ic into the minds of all people hie. nmved ht Lake Junaluska to direct the third annual Sacred Music ('..nteiencp this weo Rodeheaver was for 2lt r,)is Song leader for the late Hilly Sun day and with him campaigned for souls in practicajly every lug.' city in the United Stale, It is estimated that he has led mme than 70,000.000 people in song and has directed as many as 50.0(H) fit one time At this conference he will sing many favorites, tell stories mid lead the congregation in r.imili.w songs With him will he his fa mous trombone. During the con ference, classes will be conducted in sightreadlne and Ihi form deportment, interpretation or .gospel songs, anthems and ora torios, and the use of Ihe ll.iui ! mond organ in churches. These j classes will be conducted by the members ot Hodeheavcr's sl;ill The evenings of the week will be given over to great song services, inspirational services and meet ings for young people. Rodeheaver, whose voice has thrilled millions, had a humble he ginning on a farm in southern Ohio. He worked his wiy through school and college and "being nat urally musical, always played some instrument, from the bass drum, before he was big enaugh to can v it, to the cornel which he played in the Ohio Wesleyan University ba nil. One day a fellow sludent, find ing himself broke, offered lo his trombone to "Rodv" for sell $7. That was the same trombone Ilia accompanied him to the battle fronts of Europe during the World War and has thrilled thousands of listeners in meetings and over the air. Having a magnetic personality, (Continued on Page Eight) Building And Loan Adopts Insurance Plan On Deposits The Haywood Building and Loan has announced deposit insurance on all accounts up lo S.'i.OOO. This is similar insurance to what all banks carry on eustnmet ';; depos its. The 29-. ear-old organization an nounced that the added feature of Ihe association is in keeping with progressive steps being followed by leading building and loan as sociations throughout the nation R L Prevost has served as president since the association was organized Claude Allen vice president, and L. ,N Davis U secretary-treasurer. Rotarians From Several States Here Friday Among the visiting Rotnrinn, at tending the club here Friday in cluded Charles T. Graham. Lenoir: A. Tingle, Asheville: J. M. Alber gotti. Orangeburg, S. C. Miller Alexander, Lake Charles. La.: Charles Grcnncll, Daytona Beach, Fla.: A. F. Swapp, Titiisville. Fla.: P. D. Cochran and Paul Vance, of Tampa. Highway Record For 1948 (To Date) In Haywood Injured .... 24 Killed 2 (This information com piled from Records of State Highway Patrol.) n fiiVi' h'-.i H$'