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United Press and Associated Press News WAYNESVILLE, N. C, FRIDAY. Jl'LY 9, 1918
$3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
NEW 600-MPH FIGHTER FOR U. S.
481 i I
ton lasl MI
td in man
ng out lobac-
bid plant, are
lird. Many of
not plant any
Lms to have
In than mosl
Soon aft i' r
ul storm re
te the pi'"15
it the two-leaf
v. tJT&" 1
At July Term
Wymbetr Summer Vositors Klere
Record Crowds Here For
This Period, Survey 01
Area Just Made Reveals
ARMY HEAD OUTLINES DRAFT PLANS
DEVELOPED AFTER A YEAR of secret research, new models of the Shooting
Stars, the F-80C, are shown at Muroc, C'ul., Air Force Base. Powerful
new turbo-jet engines will boost their speed from 5a0 to 600 miles an
hour. The planes are equipped with six .50 cul. machine-guns and can
carry two 1.000-pound bombs in wing-tip shackles. (nfcrnotionall
Slate's Outstanding Fox
Hounds Shown At Show
Meet Chokey, The
I Hardest Working
lhe third an-
,uh those of .
to Ernest Dl- P"" n,.V.,
E .. . , "( hnKPV DOKev. miss iiun,
of the!,Ka " J c
iin the Cruso section, has one of
the most industrious hens in Hay
Threw year old- Chokey has al
ready raised one gang of chickens,
recovered from a broken leg, and
still lays eggs consistently.
She's also patriotic.
Chokey celebrated the Fourth of
.luly by laying her 500th egg.
Miss Trull says that she is very
fond of the talented Chokey. She
1 has taught the hen many tricks.
were not as
r nights, they
kmee on oth-
laid. It was
Ig on Sunday,
made in at-
August 8 at
lng that goe
jtd by an an-
large of ar-
teting. A pir.
or the after-
teceded by a
Png a bulletin
king the dis-
Pnion is held
P5.M tn lonn
f4.0O t 2
i20.00 to 22 no
tr?8c to 33c
r3 UU 'o 26.00
23 00 to 26.80
17 More Teachers
Needed In County
To Meet The Quota
"Wanted 17 school teachers."
That sign is not hanging on the
outside of the county superintend
ent of education office, but it
would be if Jack Messer thought it
would bring results in helping
him find three music teachers, one
commercial teacher, one phy.ic.il
education director and twelve ele
"We were short more than 17 al
this time last year, and (jot our
quota before school slatted." the
.optimistic superintendent mi id.
! "so I am hoping that before too
long 1 11 find the 17 I now need In
finish the roster for the coining
, The shortages are in the schools
jof Waynesville, Bethel, Crabt ree
lron Duff, Fines Creek and Clyde.
Colored Man Out
On $2,500 Bond
In Death Case
Robert Dudley, 41-vear-old col
ored man. was bound over to the
superior court under $2,500 bond by
Magistrate W. H. Noland. Dudley
has been held in jail here in con
nection with the fatal stabbing
of F.d Allen, 45.
Jennie Dodge, Negro woman,
was released earlier under a SnOO
While a sunbaked crowd of
sportsmen and holiday spectators
looked on. Judge Herb Richards
chewed thoughtfully on his cigar
Monday afternoon and compared
the merits of two hounds Gay
Boy, owned by Bill Welch of High
Point, and N. C. Dixie, owned by
Devoe McElroy of Iron Duff. The
judge was trying to decide which
he would name as the Best Hound
in the 1948 North Carolina Fox
Hunters Bench Show.
While the hot crowd waited
tensely in the high school stadium,
Judge Kichards made up his mind.
He patted Gay Boy on the head
declaring the trim Walker hound
as the lop entry among 150 hounds
entered in Bench Show and giv
ing the lligh Point dog a lion's
share of the day's honors.
The hound took best dog and
best hound honors .and the best
Derby male ribbon
! The (lash of photographer's flash
bulbs and the press of a congnitu
'lating crowd were not new to Gay
Boy, A vote! an of Bench Shows,
the hound already had an impres
sive collection of trophies to which
'was added the big silver cup
awarded to him Monday. "He's won
ifour out of the la.-t four derby cias-,-rs
I've entered linn in." said smil
ing Bill Web h. owner ul the hound
Gay Boy look derby honors in the
recent Sedgelield and Durham
Allhough lhe High Point entry
I edged out the leading Haywood
County hound. Mr Mi Klroy's fam
I 1C011I inueil on Page Five
For Encampment 1
( )er 70 men from I he area
around Waynesville will leave in
the morning with the Anti-Tank
Company. 120th Infantry of the
National Guard, for a fifteen-day
t raining period at Fort Bragg.
The company, commanded by
( apt. James M Davis, will travel
bv train to the military camp. Four
j other officers will accompany the
I The local National Guard outfit
will take one tank, an M4-A1. on
the training trip The tank will be
I transported by railroad flat car.
I At Fort Bragg the company will
i engage in basic 'training, including
j the firing of all standard Army
I weapons, night problems, and field
Judge II lloyle Sink of Greens
boro will open the two-week ses
sion of criminal courl Monday
morning in the county courthouse
A b-ay docket is expected
The jury lots for the session
have been announced by Bryan
dford. register of deeds i
The jurors for the first week of
court are as follows: James A.
Wright, Brandway Massie, Floyd
Miller. K I. Parks. Wayne W.
McKlroy. C V Soi rolls. M H ,
Caldwell. Harold MolTitt. John
Curideback, Mrs V. F. Swift. Paul
Itobinson. W. W. Hyatt. Jess Ford.
Mrs George Eruin, W. M. Morris.
Ernest Trantham, Gudger Cagle,
C 1). McCrary, E. L. Gunn. Lane
Arlington, l.owery Cagle. Jack
Frady. Robert McElroy and J Sam
Jurors for the second week of
court are RatclifT Medford. Claude
V. Thompson, J. C. Patrick. J. T.
Conrad. Hugh Rogers, C." E.
Weatberby. J. A. Prevost, Conley
Mehaffey. Gerald Fish, W. A. Hel
der. John A. Vance, T. C Davis,
W. W. Hill, L. S. Chambers. Clay
ton R. Mehaffey, W. B. Henson,
! Lewis Kuykendall and Arthur
Sill ! I'll
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B- vast", to
Two Canton men wefe being
held in the Haywood County jail
,! ,w.n Thnrvriav after thev were
: i j . .. u V. iwtl tn aa uhlnh
nz-eiirrpri Tuesday night less than I
two hours apart.
The men were llarland Brook
shire. 27. and Jack Franklin. Xt .
They were being In ld wilhoul bund j
on charges of assault with a deadly j
weapon with intent lo kill. i
Meanwhile, two women vie-
tims of one of the shootings ,
were in the Haywood County bos-i
'pilal, where the hospital stall de
scribed their condition as "fair";
at noon j
The women were Mrs Franklin.)
33. and Mrs. J. C Wbitaker. j
Thev were shot at !i:30 Tuesday ,
i night while returning Iron) a tenl
imreling along High street in Can
'ton. Officers say thai Franklin shot
the two after his wife refused to
aiTonmanv him home
Mrs. Franklin suffered injuries
from a bullet in her shoulder Ml
(Continued on Pago Five)
No Changes Seen
In Personnel For
The board of county commission
ers held a brief session hen- Tues
day, in view of the fact that Mon-a-j,.'
ihn n.triilar meeting date was
The appointments of county per
sonnel usually made at the first
I meeting in July was deferred un
til Monday, July 19. George A
Brown. Jr.. chairman of the board,
The appointments include the
county agent, fire warden. ana
home demonstration agent
"As far as I know, there win
not be any changes," Mr. Brown
The board discussed the tax rate
for next year, but final decision
on the rate was withheld pending
the complete report of the auditor.
Indications were that the rate of
$1.50 would not be changed.
The body of StalT Sgl . Ralph W
Moody, who was killed April 24.
1 )44. at Anio Beach. Italy, is en
....ni.'. I., lhe foiled States tor final
Sgt. Moody was the son of Mr.'
and Mrs. S. .1 Mood of Moody:
In addition to the parents, be is
survived by one brother. Ned
Moody; three scteis, Mrs. C. E ,
Alexander. Mrs. A. M Sale, and'
Mrs. C. A. Sel.cr, all of Waynes-
viile. . ''
Final arrangements will be an
nounced upon amval ol Hie body
al the Charlolle depot
Dead Near Canton
I, C Edward . 711. of Tampa.
retired ( it I u Ciowi r ;ind pa kei
I was loiind dead Wednesday in
j bed at his .uininer cottage in the
Cruso section near ('anion
I )r. .1. F I'ale. coroner, (.aid
i death resulted from natural call e ;
Mr. I'd" aril w.i . incidenl of
I he Pa' i o P." kin1! ( 'oiopany ol
Dado City, t la. lie was engaged
in cattle rain in', a . a bobby, lie
was living ben- with the George
j Survivors include the widow in
Florida; two sons. W I' and I.. C
Edwards Jr . ol Dade ilv, three
. daughters. Mrs. M E I'riee, Mis
Lucille Clark and Miss Josephine
Edwards, all of Tampa, three sis
ters, eight grandchildren and four
great -grande luldi en
bv The Mountaineer this week
mote visitors here now than at any
wars at this same period. The sur
r visitor spends several days here
is. i.uikinu daily trips out and back
The tourist courts are doing a j
land office business. and often
turning away four to live times as
many as they can accommodate.
and the rural boarding houses are!
enjoy ing good business.
Many of Hie private homes in
town have been tilled on several
n.iniK esiiorinllv on the week-
lend of the Fourth, but as a rule,
there are rooms available in the
private homes, as well asthe board
The hotels have been comfort
ably filled, with one or two Tilled
capacity, while others still have
The places serving niculs have
had a rush since Friday before the
Fourth, with breakiast business
usually running until about noon,
and the night meal lasting as long
as the places will stay open.
Service stations reported an un
usually large number of out-of-state
cars, with Florida and South
Carolina taking the lead from the
south, and Ohio and Kentucky
from the mid-west.
Highway No. 27H over Pisgah
is seeing the heaviest travel in its
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SECRETARY OF THE ARMY Kenneth Royall tells members ot the press, In
Washington, the general plan for training and utilization of the men who
w ill be allotted to the Army through the Selective Service Act. Seated at
table in front of lhe newsmen (1. to r.) are MaJ. Gen. H. L. Bull and
Gen. J. Lawton Collins, Deputy Chief of Staff. (International)
Rodeheaver To Give Daily
Musical Program ill Lake,
Today, Saturday, Sunday
Town Aldermen j 7 Sent To Rads
Studying Tax Rate BY Police ourt
For Next Year For Beina Drk
Rep. M. Redden
To Address Farm
Rep Monroe Redden. Congress
man from the I2lh District, will
speak before a jonil inciting of
the Haywood County Farm Bu
reau and Women s Auxiliary to
mMPrnw iiiiirnint! ill 1 1 o'clock.
Secretary Be iinelt ol the State
Bureau will also address the meet
ing, which will be attended by a
large group ol farmers Irom this
Charles McCrary. president oi
the Haywood County Farm Bureau,
is making arrangements for the af
fair in cooperation with Mrs ) L
Yates, president ol the Women's
Ttie , town. . bw. of -.- alderman
spent several hours here Wednes
day discussing the 184H-40 budget
with the auditors No definite de
cisions were reached, as each Hem
in the budget was taken up fi
discussion. All Indications are
that 'lie lax rale will reinnin al
The board met again yeslerdav
for their regular monthly meeting,
and liulher discussed the tax plans
for I lie coining year.
V iynes die's lax rate is now
lower lhan any town in this area,
bring 50 cents lower than some,
and we believe when we gel
lliioie'li studying our auditor's re
port for la t vi ar I lint I he pre .-
it rale of $1 40 will he used
again next year." Mayor J. II. Way
With 13 Tar Heels
j Clifford E Brown, of Clyde, one
' ol North Carolina's 40 delegates
' In the Democratic national con
vention, said he will vote to nomi
' nate President Truman as the par-
tv s presidential nominee when the
convention opens in Philadelphia
The poll of North Carolina's 40
! delegates was made by The Ra
i leiiih News and Observer and 13
of the 40 said they favor Mr. Tru
man, while 14 others were unde
cided The Undecided list was
headed by Governor Cherry. The
poll was made before Eisenhower
made his public statement that he
could not accept a nomination for
Former Governor and Senator
Cameron Morrison said he would
never vote for Truman and two
others of the delegates expressed
Allen J. Bell, of Hayesville. the
other delegate from the 12th dis
trict, is also among those favoring
Seven habitual drunks were
sent t the roads for 32 and 64
jriays by Mayor .1. II. Way. -Ir.,
iloiliw: I lie Friday term of po
lice court. Included in the
group bring sent to the roads
was line for vagrancy.
On Wednesday. Mayor Way
dished out lines of $100 and
cost to two drivers charged with
reek less drivini!, while eight de-
who fared him on
of bring drunk drew
SI!. (it) each and the
Community Sing Will
Be Featured Sunday
The Sacred Music t.Uiufeicnv''
Ipoes into 1U .closing sessions Tin .
weeHnflsH-. some o oie o .. .
Interesting programs of Hie we-eV.
scheduled. Music, piiiiclualeii v mi
stories of the experiences ol I i
Homer Rodeheaver. the director ol
the conference, takes the promin
ent role in the program
A musical festival, one of the
highlights of the confeieiu e v ill
i... ...... ....to. .a s;..ii ii rrbiv mi'lit ;i is
No court was held Monday
due to tin- holiday.
on 1 1 ii' I H in i . underway on lhe
.linn i'.ii.u'i' on the corner of
wood and Miller streets. The
nrv. biiilihni: will be the home of
Daw l-inei Motor Sales Company.
Hie I i ii 1 1 agency
Woikineii are digging the foun
dation loi Hie building which will
be fiO by 120 leel
Seh dull - call for completion of
the in ! i lr 1 1 1 1 in five months.
'I I,,. ii, ,n i-, owned by Henry
Daws and II I.. Liner. Sr.
Colored Man Here
i. i i i i i
Baptists To Beqin Sunday
eatheri Sch00l Drive 0n JUlY U
Jfr, iiin, .....
le staff f
The Baptist Sunday School. Re
vival in this county will fiel un
derway on July 17 with the find
meeting of the event held at 3
o'clock in the First Baptist
Each church will get its worker,
books and rpnsns rards for the
j countywide religious survey at this J
meeting. Miss Daphne Boone, as- j
sociational Missionary who is
leading the revival, urges each j
church to have a delegation to the
July 17 inspirational meeting.
Over 40 churches are partici
pating in this campaign. Meetings
...in i, hold each evening in the
churches for study and consulta
tion, led by the 27 state Baptist
workers who will arrive in Way
nesville for the event.
Churches participating in the
drive will be Antioch. Barberville.
Beaverdam. Belmont. Bethel. Beu
lan Bitrnctte Siding, Calvary.
West Canton. North Canton, First
Canton Clc Crabtree. Dellwood,
. ri Vn-V FairvieW.
Dutcn Lims -- -
Fines Creek, Hazelwood. High M.,
James Chapel. Lake Junaluska,
Laurel Grove. Liberty Maple
-Continued on Page Five!
in his left aim
s are being held in
esult of a shooting
noon Thursday in
Albert Love, of New
jITorcd from 5 shots
Officers said Oc-
tavia "Ted Love, well known
Wawicwllr janitor, is alleged to
have tiled Hie 12-gange shotgun at
tin. '1 ennessce man. The two Ne
groes an not related.
The investigating officers. Jerry
'CoiiHnued on Page Five!
p.m. in the auditorium
songs, and Negro spirituals ..
as more formal music ne I
numbers from Handel's Mi
and Mendelsohn's "Elijah
included in the program.
taking part in Ibis program
dition to Dr. Hodelieaver ai '
Itodebeaver 'I limine.. i
.limes Dale Summer-, .md
, Moon. All are membei ol the !n-
sir Conference staff. The .lun.d'!--ka
tiuarlet directed bv I )i . i u .
' Daniel will also sing in I be Ir-.ip l.
On Sunday allernoon a gi'Mi
! coilimunity sing will be la id al :
o'clock, with 2..ri00 expected i'i n
tend. Promising lo lie one 4 tlm
mosl interesting scivio . ol lhe
i Cont inued on Pace I n1
Opening Of Two
The opening of the Fine., Creek
and Crahtree-Iron DufT choo' .
scheduled to open August 2. In
been indefinitely postponed, d
announced yesterday by It k
Messer, county superintend, id oi
The county board of edn' a' 1 -m.
in session Tuesday with In Mary
Michal of the health drp.o toioi-t.
decided not to open a. -'Induled
as a precautionary mca-uie ..e.ainl
"While there are no i .. cd
cases in the county, it is tell lha'
it would be better nol to I .it the
schools under presenl in urn
stances," Mr. Messer said
E D I T O R I A L
Beware Of Rumors
Throughout the week there have been numerous' and
persistent rumors floating here about polio. Of course it is
only natural that "rumor milk" work overtime turninK out
false reports, when the public is aware of the sttuat.on that
exists in many parts of the state.
This newspaper takes the position that any statement
regarding polio in Haywood is without foundstion unless the
statement comes from the Health Department. This news
paper is in constant touch with the health department and
will keep the public informed as to any statement forthcom
ing from them.
Unless the information comes direct from the Health
Department, we suggest that it be branded as "just another
Haywood Farmers Find New
. .ii t t- r r
Weed Killer is tuecuve
An effective demonstration of
weed killing was given by County
Agent Wayne Corpening on the
John Queen farm Friday afternoon.
A laree number of observing
farmers were on hand to see the
application of the new chemical, 2
4D. to the Queen cane field. The
spectators saw the county agent
spray the hillside field with several
type of nozzles. The chemical was
spread by use of pressure hoses.
According to Mr. Corpening. this
type of weed killer is the most eco
nomical available. Only one-half
pint of 2-4D is mixed with five gal
lons oi 'water. This amount is suf
, (ieieni foi an acre of crop and costs
approximately $1 .
The Queen field, prior to spray
! ing had a thick growth of weeds.
morning glory vines, and other veg
etation which was choking the
young cane crop. The five gallon
container of spray covered the
field easily .
When a Mountaineer reporter
visited the field early this week,
the cane was growing clear of any
weeds. The weeds, were lying
' wilted and dead, ready for remov-
Continued on Page Five'
Injured .... 24
(This information com
piled from Record of
State Highway Patrol.)