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Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Oi The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
EIGHT PAGES United Press and Associated Press News
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, TUESDAY, JULY 13, 1948
$3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Last PassDuSir Tram aomis TiThiiioir
The Waynesville Mountaineer
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Judge Sink Hits Grand Jury System
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Better Drive Within The Law, Or You'll Meet One of These Patrolmen
HARRY S. TRUMAN
.i rt.,r..xl i unit i At ii
I , k lt, iafl inV UUllUUauv
r . . hlnrk his nomination m-,-.. . .
K Ur. Justice William O. Douglas
SUl"1"" . ; nriHiii Oils
le . .T,dW Dos ion to ca,-
IWb " 'V " . .. " cM in Philadelphia.
ratic posi. uiiM-i"..-.
Has Clear Signal
'eni Is Question
County Gets Over
Two Inch Rain
Haywood county was given a
ground-soaking 2.41 Inches of
rainfall over the weekend, ac
cording to the measurement at
the state test farm here.
The heavy rainfall followed an
exceedingly dry spell and was
welcomed by farmers In this
(; himself out
il picture to-
b head their
Ire still strati- 1
for the first ;
M tunouncea ........ . ..
jIm had given PirrMi Irrtari HWf
is an "abso-I
Drivers In i
Superior Court Facing
Heavy Docket; Sev
eral Capital Cases
ltefore thi' opening day of crim
inal court adjourned for lunch
here Monday, Judge II. Hoyle Sink
had lashed at the outmoded grand
jury system of North Carolina, and
'handed dou n to two defendants,
charged with driving drunk, fines
of $250 and costs in one instance,
, and in the other added 30 days on
the roads to the $250 fine.
I The docket of court is one of
the heaviest in recent years, with
the grand jury being handed near
ly 100 nils by Solicitor Thad D.
Bryson. Jr The bills included sev
eral murder cases, a rape case, an
; attempted rape case, and perhaps
a slander case. Solicitor Bryson
PHTl'HKD I1KIIK with 1 ake .lunaluska in Ihe liackitrouinl. are the live highway pHtrolinen who constimtls are on the watch on Haywood
hnilnvas' Kacli patrolman has a car equipped with tw,.-wa radio. :ind arc in constant touch will) all parts of tin county SiandinB left lo
right in front of their cars arc: Cpl i: U .lolled l anton. 1) It Uoberls, Viinesville; .1 W. May, llaolwood ; Limine liishop. Jr.. Lake Junn
luska, and V. 1). "Hill" Sawyer, of Canton This i a Mountaineer ph loKi apli by Ingram jf Stuilui.
Haywood's Efficient Patrolmen
For Third Party
The mass chest x-ra survey of
Haywood county residents will be
gin Thursday morning when three
"Until the grand jury returns
true bills in the capital cases, I
cannot schedule any of them for
trial," Solicitor Bryson said during
trie lunch recess Monday. "We
iiavv n j gill IllUISUoy luuiimift "'-"
armnt all types of rasa ineluled," Unnblle units begin operations in
he remarked. different sections of the county
Claude Calhoun was given a fine Tn(, nrs( unit ill be located al
of $250, tdus 30 days and the court wiorirw near Hickman's store
rnd in I lie rase in which he was 1 'n, ...,...,i,l unll he Inralpd at the
iii0 a,P beina ! 'liargrri with driving while drunk navtim Kubber company and the
A. least wo P"10' ! John Ear, Trash, of Florida, was ; Wpllrn shl. Corporation The last
crculated here for sign 1. 1 ea of or(tred , to nHs , b(. stalion.'d at
qualified voters asking that t h m Nor,h raroljna highways ,.,,,, ( l.,.(.k at r. .i,m s store
CT. ,u J 'I ,'- Both defendants had their drivers ; T,,M, u,,s wi, open their
me siaie udiiui iu. ... " ,:..... ,.u.H f'nl V. W .Innes . .,
lit i I I r r i ' 'lnl "' v ! " HtWl S HI
election in novemnr . highwav patrolman.
One petition is being circulated '" 1
i . ii,.... i . """I
ny a woman, aim me " "
man. Just how many names liivi
II a m
and w ill x-ra
testified in ;a t.m,.rs until S p. m
In his charge to the grand jury.
... ... , .lllle'e MI1K S.IIM Hie Ui"M" J ' " .'
ueen gouen on uie emunin !
American Can- known
ITicress in at- The state board of elections ri
flf Ik fUUlla ' : UnniU lnrl ttraDlr tflM
I ebhiuil ill ivmriBii 101
re for funds representatives of the Third Party
hj to get the signatures ot iu,uou
headed by qualified voters on the petitions.
"jncavine : Before the state board win i on
Mrs. GPOTPP I c-irlnp a nn,n nn
-r- , Jiuri a I Id IIITJ rit f v. i v . - - -
le Campaign qualified voter, the name must be
.arliinc lr ' I ! . J . L ..f 111.,
rr , '" 1 ii'iiineu oy me cnajiiociu m
Jy's work has county hoard of elections.
So North Car-j The Third Party was given until
fcceedinR this August 3rd to get the certified
f---, ..... '"i- names 10 me siaie Doarn. i ni"
lision officials tjme the state ballots have to go lo
r' mcirts ot press in order to have them ready
rorkers ban. t i,iu..n- in K,.r,.r.. ihn
fes of North I November election.
ft yossiDinty , j, r. Morgan, local attorney, is a
Ideavor to re- hoard
Ina's ran, -or 1
1.50 to 1 75
in. uaiisi kuiiuaj si-iiuui
15c 1 vival in Haywood county will be-
t--jsni odiuiuay Willi a nicciiiig m
32-36c the First Baptist church here at
11 1! , 1
20 mi J p. m.
125 00 1 llM EaCh Church wiM mect itS W' k"
i22 00 t t 25 ' Pf from the state associational and
hi tm , I. 25 i get its books and survey equip-
Kvsten; flat.'ri hack s( far it was
(Continued on Page Klght)
Men At N. Guard
Fifty-seven men and 3 officers
of the Anti-Tank unit of the Na
tional Guard, left here Saturday
morning by Pullman for a 15-day
encampment at Fort Bragg. The
unit was under command of Capt.
James M. Davis.
On Sunday morning. Lt. Frank
Byrd and five men left with the
company's vehicles and equipment
for Fort Bragg
While in camp, the men will be
given special training on the use
f 11 hasir weapons, and will
spend one night in the field.
The two 36-ton tanks owneu
the company, had to be left be
hind, due to motor trouble. The
companv plans to borrow tanks
from other units at Fort Bragg
for practice purposes.
The 66 men are due back here
' The surv is free lo every per
son I a years ot age and older. The
' x-ray is free and only takes a min
ute or two lo eomplele Kach per-
! sun x-rayed will teceive a report
The State Tuberculosis Control
Division in Raleigh is furnishing
Ihe x-ray units and technicians.
Miss Frances Korncgay. health ed
ucator, is representing the division
here Dr. M It Michal, district
health officer, is in charge of lo
The survey will include three
other counties Jackson, Macon
and Swain. It will extend until
'vim A I
ff V.--V '.Til t
A Bible conference opened at
Luke Junaluska MoAriay when
Methodists lrom all over the.
southeast gathered for one week
nf Intensive sludv of the Bible in
its relationship to literature and
to the devotional life of the indi
vidual This is Ihe first time that
such a conference has been held
here II will last through Sunday,
The daily program at the con-
Only Two Trains On
Murphy Branch Will
Stop As of July 15th,
The two uassenaer trams no
running on the Murphy brunch will
be discontinued s of July Kith, it
was announced this week by A W.
Sinclair, superintendent of the
Ashcville division of the Southern
Itailway system. The North Caro
lina Utilities Commission has
granted the discontinuance of the
two trains. The train from Ashe-
ville will make the last run on
Wednesday, and the last run lrom
Murphy will be at 0:23 Thursday
Thi will be the first time in
about 50 years, that this area will
have been without passengei tram
service, except during an emer
gency, such as coal strikes, or
Mr. Sinclair told The Mountain
eer that the P06t office would inaki
arrangements about the mail
J. G. Terrell, manager of the
Railway Express and the Depot
here, said express for Waynesville
would be put in a special car, as at
present, and sent out on the early
morning freight, getting here about
an iiour earlier than the passenger
train schedule. The express ship
ments from the north, and eastern
seaboard would ba a day l'e m
getting here, since the pasenger
train now waits for the New York
train to arrive In Asheville
As far as could be learned, there
will be no personnel changes at the
Waynesville Depot, since w e at e
understaffed now," Mr. Ten ell
The Southern Railway petitioned
ferenre will consist of a lecture I '"e jm. i. mate uiunies i omim
bv Dr W A Shelton. formerly of ; ' las' August for permission to
Kmon I diversity on "The Bible discontinue the operation of Ihe
in Ihe Dev.it al l.de of the In-j1" oailv ,rains Thr Soiilhern sel
a... i .i in .. ,,, A.w.iiw.r iw. 'out in their pel It ion, and lie.n.ug
ture will hi' given each morning
by Dr l-.dwin Minis mi "The Bible
in Lilei aline at I I o'clock.
Dr. Minis was for a number of
years a professor nl F.nglish liter
ature ii Trinity College, now Duke
I nnersily. and lias retired as the
head nl the depai t ineiit of F.nglish
literature in Vandervill Univer
The evening programs will con
sist ol penally conducted rlevo
Continued on Page Kigliti
Rep. Redden Will
Speak On July 17
A -dory in The Mountaineer la.-t
F'ridny erred when It reported
that Rep. Monroe Redden, con-
,, . i ,,.n u,u sernums hv gressman lrom me 1111 n h m i.
HERE IS A CLOSK-CP picture ol the live patrolmen. 1 hey are all " - . 1,1 " " ? J Luld sneak before a join. ineH-
,.u.r havi hiisiiirss with ciiu. ocihans vou ll luadily recofi ni.c thrni ii.iiihmI to Hit
fi-iini thiw nlwitiiii';i oil: Kneeling, left to right. J W. May. Ilaelwood
W. 1) "Bill" Sawyer Standing. Cpl V. W Jones. Canton; O H Hob
,s . i,.i. ik i lw units .ri. VL'a -ni,t-i 1 ! :iinl I.iinnie Itishoo Lake Juna Ulska This is ;
Ull l lllldl, .IU,. i w. , , ,
will be located at Hickman's store Mountaineer photograph by Ingram s Slu.lio
near Woodrow. at Dayton minoer
piM .ipacy at the re- '. '"K "f 'be Haywood County F irm
cent luiiMlielmnal conference in.ureau and Women s Auxiliary
Colunihi.i S C. and Dr John W. naiuiaay inoining
No Polio Reported In
Haywood; Health Unit
(Continued on rage r.iBin ,
summer Home is Offers Recommendations
Hraiis i.mli p.isl .ir of First Moth
odisl ehiii.li. Orlando. Fla Dr
( nut limed on Page Light '
and Wcllco Shoe Corp., and at N.
C. James store mar Fines Creek.
On Saturday. July 17. the units
u.ill stun at Cruso school and at
'Crabtree-Iron Duff .school.
W1" I rn Tuesday. July 20, the units
will be at Bethel school, at Una-
(Continued on Page Eight i
Rep. Redden will talk 1 Hi - Sat
urday morning, July 17. al II a in
Secretary Bennett of the State
Bureau will also address the meet
ing. A large group of farmers
from this county is expected to
Charles McCrary of the Hav
wood County Farm Bureau, r,
making arrangements for the af-
J - f I Vn.n- . . ....
mil . mis. v. i-d. iiics i'it-
work numbering I sen(jng the Wornen-s Auxiliary
HaZl'lwood The xh Mnimllliwpr arnl.li7es for
scheduled to be complet- ,ne error
?i iii . -' - Morgan, state
Of Police Quits
John Evans, chief of police of
u.,.iuYinH has resigned, after
fewelry Is Taken M. F. West, 66,
Man Passes Away
(Ml within ;i ui'.k or ten days, ac-
At noon Monday ,,0 cases of ." '"TLh : Trucks Damaged $123
1 n' Ulllll idMHK vns .'ioJ
several months ago when a master n Highway Crash
map ol tin town was made, and '
all the h.ls numbered I Property damage of about
The town .s supplying house I a reported by Patrolman f) K
.. ., .1 '- n Roberts, when 1940 F'ord tro.k
nunincTs ami uiiithk mivim ,n n .
school superintendent, who is di-1 serving jn that capacity for about
recting the drive, will arrive in sjx ycars
Waynesville Saturday with bis" M"avor Clyde Fisher said appli
eorps of workers.
Car Turns Over
father On Balsam Road
cations were now being screened
with the view of selecting a suc
cessor to Chief Evans, and it was
expected that someone would be
named at an early date.
i,;f Fvann served as chief for
. r , , fnUr years, then went to iue
A car from Gaston.a overturned tou remainpd for two before
on Highway 19-A just east of Bal- , (0 Haze,Wood where he
sam Sunday during a hard down- rev urn . g
Pour. The four occupants of the ( bas Deen aoou
car escaped injuries, according to j l,me-
Patrolman J. W. May. investigat- i .
ing officer. V 0111311 la nucu
lio iii Havwood had been report
ed to the Health Department, ac
cording to Dr Mary Michal. dis
trict health officer here.
Dr Michal said that camps who
have short terms, have been ad
J vised not to accept any
Sam Hhinehart is being held in
ioii h,.r,. chareed with breaking
fhe summer home of Claude
H. Peace on amp f,)p Mansw F. campers at this time ' ' ' a w" by Lois L. Robert... The accident
wearing out s,o.-n aM(1 West. (i.i. of Canton, who died in In a formal statement prepared one u, e - - fc -
near Dell wood.
, j phinhart an Asheville hospital f naay auer- tor tms newspaper, in. .iuiid. -t-s . .
John Kerley arrested Hhinehart. , I city mail deliver. Mayor Fisher
and when he was lodged in J in rantnn s.mdav aft
"The project wi
was wearing one of the stolen
shirts and a pair of shoes, officers
said. A quantity of jewelry, to
gether with ladies reaa.y-io-wi- ' cemetery
were among the items recovered nr,imment ri
list ehnrrh in Canton Sunday aft- i "Because there is so much gen
ernoon with thr Rev. Horace L. eral concern over ihe cases of po
Smith and the Rev-
making the following statement
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Mr v ill .1 ill ii, -ii i iv.l iavi- ;i,iiiii ill iiiaivtf Lilt: caql. aiiuavjun
by officers. They said it was vai- rotired agent of the South- clearer, and to point out what
ued between $350 and $ou. . K . System, had been Hl'hearinB this epidemic has on our
A companion, named by rtnine- hut hj? condj1ion , an(J wh , measures
v. Horace i. eral concern over ne cases oi po- ,
C W Kirby j liomyelitis that have appeared this QoUnty HiahWOy
ent was in Vear in North Carolina, e are
LJeatns mouni ns
driven bv Thad Howell era l""d
into the rear of a 1946 Dodge rinv-
No iniuries were reported bv
hart, is still at large.
t'a . a rlnnt iiIbm Ihn viaM cirlp
Ts I PT1. ... - ww, v,l lilt "P." . u.ww
p . t ., " ! the car when the front wheels left
iii i no .... ...
The driver was trying to raise : nrivintT Drunk
OI i vi " '
ILii-f.., and r" town the embankment
I en nSmrll , k,f ,v , J v ll..
u c mc car rouiu iirii.w.
M I Patrolman May said it was just
63 ,, : an accident, and no charges were
-I . . .
Edna Pearl Eleazer, of Spartan
burg paid a fine of $139 and court
costs in Canton Monday morning
on charge of driving while drunk.
n. , Tn nf the highway
Sheriff Has Unclaimed
Bicycle On His Hands
Th eheriff's office hag an tin- i
claimed bicycle on hand which the
owner can get by proper identifi
cation. The bike is red, and a
The bicycle was found in the
weeds just back of the courthouse
and turned over to the sheriff to
hold for the owner.
for three years but his condit ion ' area and what measures we may
1 did not become serious until about j Continued on Page Eight .
three weeks ago. I
. He was born at Crabtree Sep-
lember 28, 1882 and was educated Boosters Club Will
i in the schools of Clyde and Hay-
Arneach Toinetta. 54-year-old
Cherokee Indian, died last Tues
day, as the result of injuries re
ceived on the night of May 24.
just west of the "Patton school on
Highway No. 19-23.
Mr. Toinetta is. the third person
to lose his life on Haywood high-
in the schools of Clyde and Hay-; , v-- . ,
wood county He was employed Meet Thursday Night
,i . ,1 nn V i tr hi i
VOIlllllUt-U Ull l "is,- tiift".' i ,rt.ft
The Hazelwood Boosters hud ways in i.
ZIZ I will meet Thursday evening at 7 He was driving a truck at the
WOMEN TO MEET o'clock for the regular monthly time it crashed into the back of a
AT SHADY GROVE Th meeting will be a ' work bus. The four occupants of
The Women's Society of Chris- supper meeting at the Hazelwood his truck were also injured but
tian Service at Shady Grove church Presbyterian church. have recovered. It was felt for a
will melt Thursday at 2:30 p.m.1 Ernest Green is pres.dent and while that he would overcome hi
with Mrs. John Hovell. J R. C?rsvell n secret (.ry- irjene
Injured .... 23
(This information com
piled from Record of
SUte Highway PatroU
52 2 maae. The car was
on Htgnvvy i--".