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The Waynesville Mountaineer
Live within 29 miles of
Waynesville their ideal
Published Twice-A-Week In The 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. TUESDAY, JULY 20, 1948
$3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
I No. 31
y as re-elect ed
She N. C. Parks,
L was reelected
tf Monday mbrn
L with Mr. Ray
E:. Bennett of Bry
irnian, and C. M.
of the board are
ylva. Francis lie-
IE C Guy of New-
;bee ol Andrews,
:r of Boone.
lie to leave tins
lk for a trip to
i inspect the Sky
men decided to
; list Thursday's
ger of the Sky
W a cordial in
We Growers to
ftea he spoke at
"rsc number of
I 'le county will
fble through Mr.
1.50 in 1 7
,, .. $2.65
21 00 to 24.00
26 00 to 28.00
23.00 to 26 25
2800 to 32.00
?6 7 to 27.50
25.00 to 28 50
lail Schedules Are
id; Belter Service
For This Section
Tentative mail schedules give
Waynesville three incoming and
three outgoing mails daily, it was
'announced by J. H. Howell, post-
I All mail, and parcel post is coin
i ing in by trucks since the discon
tinuance of the passenger trains
At present, the first mail from
the East arrives between 7:30 and
8 each morning. Another between
II and 12. and the last in the after
noon at 4:30.
The mails going west of here
close thirty minutes before the
The mails going east from here
leave at 11:30 a.m., 3 and 5:30 p.m.
"This schedule will give us fast
er service than formerly," Mr. How
ell said. "A letter mailed in Ashe
ville at night will reach here by
eight the next morning," he ex
plained. "The outgoing mails make
splendid connections," he conti
j While here Saturday, Rep. Mon
roe M. Redden said he had been
at work in trying to get two high
way post offices for this area from
Asheville to Murphy. "It might
take some time to get the project
j through, but I am right behind it
and will work on this matter until
a satisfactory solution is reached.
! A star route is now sufficient, and
l does not offer enough security for
the 200,000 people to be served. I
, think 2 highway post offices is
jthe minimum for this route," he
I Rep. Redden has been in touch
I with the post office department
i about the matter ever since the
Southern announced the passenger
trains would be discontinued.
Begins In Forty
Meetings were held last night
in Haywood county's forty Baptist
churches as the seven-day Baptist
revival got underway here.
A religious survey is being held
in relation with the revival. L. h.
Morgan, state Sunday School sec
retary, and his corps of 26 work
ers arrived in Waynesville Satur
day to help In the event.
A countywide meeting was held
Saturday afternoon in the First
Baptist church. Each of the coun
ties Baptist churches had delegates
present. Workers were assigned
and books, census cards, and other
material was distributed.
Miss Daphne Boone, association
al missionary, is directing the lo
cal work. She is assisted bv Mrs
Jake Schulhofer, associational
superintendent of training, and
James Chapman, superintendent.
The churches participating In the
Antioch, Barberville Beaver-
dam. Belmont, Beulah (not in
Assn.), Burnette Siding, Calvary.
Canton, First, W. Canton, N. Can
ton, Clyde, Crabtree. Dellwood.
Dutch Cove, Fairview, East Fork.
Fines Creek, Hazelwood, High
Street, James Chapel, Lake Juna
luska, Laurel Grove, Liberty,
Maple Grove, Oak Grove, Olivet,
Panther Creek, Peachtree, Pigeon,
Pleasant Balsam, Ratcliffe Cove,
Richland, Riverside, Rocky Branch,
Rocky Face, Rock Spring, Sunny
Point, Woodland and Waynesville,
Car Turns Over
Traffic was unusually heavy on
Highway 19 and 19-A over the
week-end, according to Patrolman
O. R. Roberto. No accidents were
reported in the area.
Patrolman W. D. Sawyer report
ed that a 1935 Plymouth, driven
by Ray Walter Cabe, 15, turned
over down a 10-foot embankment
near Bethel Sunday. Cabe was
charged with driving without a li
cense. He was not injured.
The Bcthol fsnnprv will oren
Thursday, according to M. C. Nix,
director of the plant.
New equipment has been in
stalled at the cannery to speed the
canning of certani fruits.
Assisting Mr. Nix in the opera
tion will be Betty Bradley, home
economics teacher, and Mrs. Joe
No food wilt be processed, stated
Director Nix, after 2 pjr.
HERE ARE THE OFFICERS of the Waynesville- anti-tank unit of the National Guard as
they boarded their two Pullman cars last week en route to Fort Bia lor a 15-day en
campment. Shown here, left to nht: (front row) Sijt. James R. Adams, Stft. James E.
Harris, 1st Lieut. Samuel Catswell, Capt. James M. Davis, 1st Lieut. Robert Winchester, Si;t.
Edgar Norma, Sgt. Paul M. Mull. Standing on steps at left, bottom. Sgt. George M. Milner,
2nd Lieut. Frank Byrd and Top Sgt. James E. Robinson. This is a Mountaineer photo by
I The Health Department report
ed Monday afternoon that no cases
jof polio had been reported in Hay
In this connection, Dr. Mary H
jMichal, district health officer, is
sured a statement. pointing nut
sueaestiojis for use in this area
Dr. Micli.'il's statement is as fol
lows: "Due tn our unusual situation
this summer in two respects, fust
as an area adjacent to a poliomy
litis epidemic area in the center
of the state, and the potential
epidemic area of Asheville; and
second as a tourist area receiving
a large population of transient and
long-term tourists, we feel it im
portant to stress several points:
i "1. The greatest care must be
(exercised in all foodhandling plac-
hygirnic measures as possible,
"(a Most careful handwashing
by all employees, particularly
after eoine to toilet. !
! "ib) Care to in every way keep (
Stood, and' the dishes and utensils,
I used in serving it, absolutely clean, j
"2. Very careful fly control with:
"(b) Proper use of five per
cent DDT. 1
"id Garbage is not being cared
for as it should be. All garbage
es. to carry out as uearly perfect
l Continued on Page Eight) ;
It was all in a day's work for
Deputy Sheriffs Max Cochran,
John Kerley and Roy Reece.
Friday they got a tip on the lo
cation of a still which was operat
ing illegally on Barn Branch near
the Dellwood section.
The officers investigated and
found a 50-gallon steam still, a
deluxe sheet-metal job. They also
discovered 150 gallons of mash
and nine half gallon jars of whis-
The whiskey was dropped by
three men whom the officers sur
prised by their visit. The men
fled, carrying what produce they
could with them.
Tho nffirprs ealloned in pursuit.
One of them said, "It was the hot
test weather and the rougnesi
,.,i,o vnn rnuld nick for a chase.
They got away, but we know the
identity of one ot mem anu nj
. w And one had a sack of
whiskey strapped to his back. It
was banging up ana aown
he ran. He must be black and
btue today "
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Record Crowds Hear 2
Principles In Capital
Nice Sum From
Perhaps you've rn.sccl 'cm
when you couldn't find a iiirMr,
but the parkins inrtris have
rontrilmtrd a brftv amount ti
the Waynesvillr citv fulfils in
the last six months.
City Manager ' leifiiison
announced today lh.it li;is
been collected Irom the meters
durinir the period of Jan. 1 to
That's a lot al pennies and
10 Take Civil
Ten applicants took a civil serv
ice examination here Saturday lor
places in the Waynesville post of
fice. Postmaster .1 H. Howell said
he had an opening lor a substitute
clerk, and for two substitute city
Herman Francis is secretary nl
service board and had charge l
Florida Man Buys
The Gordon Home
The Gordon home and farm jut
off the Balsam road was sold at
auction by Penny Brothers Mon
day morning. The 300-acre farm,
with the home, brought about $45 -000.
The home was bought by
Charles T. Walker, of Orlando.
Fla. The farm was bought by sev
eral individual parties.
Rep. Redden Says 'Farmers
Are Bulwark of Democracy'
"The farmer today is the greatest freer from foreign 'isms' and
bulwark for democracy of any : stronger for democracy than any
group of people on earth. He is a body." The Congressman said that
man who believes in freedom. He ! farming is "not only one of the
is a oioneer in spirit, and only
freedom of action opens wide the
door of pioneering."
Those were the words of Rep.
Monroe Redden at a joint meeting
of the County Farm Bureau and
the Woman's Auxiliary Saturday
morning in the county courthouse.
.Rep. Redden told. the meeting
that "you will find the farmer
Dcfcndiint and Plain-
lifT Tell Special
Jury About The
ll,u mind's fiisl capital ei iniinal
a r in iiboul 1 ears Hot under
way exactly at noon Monday, alier
(vo hum - wa. spent ill select m
i:t inints foi the ease of Lewis
Wnglil.. charged will) rape. Judge
II Nov le Sink is the presiding
judge, and this was the first rase
in the second week of July term of
Willi lour lawyers appearing for
the plaint ill and live for the de
lendanl. court observers believed
the case would hardly get to the
jury before Wednesday. unless
something unloieseen arises.
Kvery seal in the court room was
Tilled, and standing room was at a
liiemiuiii Judge Sink warned the
huge crowd on several occasions
I hat 'This is no vaudev ille, and y ou
must remain quiet."
Mrs (;rrt rude Sharp Pressley
look the stand right at noon. She
is a frail. 23-year-old woman,
u eighitig about 1 10 pounds.
She told the court that while
wailing lor a Canton city bus about
7 4."i on the night of Saturday,
March li that Lewis Wright drove
up and offered to take her home.
She said it was raining hard, and
she accepted the offer of the ride.
Instead of going straight to my
house, he turned and went through
Highland Park and on out a dirt
road He drove to the side of the
dirt road, and without warning,
shoved me down on the front seat,
ripped my underclothes and raped
'me. Afterwarcjs. he said 1 had bet
ter not tell and he then drove me
'Continued on Page Eightl
more honorable things a man can
do it is becoming profitable."
Describing himself as an "apple
tree shade farmer," Rep. Redden
told of his early days on the farm.
He gave a humorous account of the
farming he could do "lying under
the shade of that old apple tree in
the middle of the field." '
'Continued on Page Eight)
Hospital Petitions With
View of Calling
To Board Of Com
The Hoard of Counly Commis
sioners had a busy day Monday,
as they sat in session for the reg
ular third Monday meeting.
The board was formally given
a petition signed by hundreds of
Haywood voters, asking that the
board call a bond election for the
purpose of expanding the Haywood
Counly hospital, and take advan
tage of the 71 per cent offered to
be paid from a state-federal fund.
The board accepted the peti
tion, and told Joe S. DiivIh. chair
man of the group of civic lenders,
that they would study the petition,
and after consulting with their nl
lorney on the matter, determine
the procedure for calling the pro
j While the board of commission
j ei's did not go on record as a body,
' it is known that they have pri
ivately stated they favored taking
advantage of the state-federal
fund for the work.
The board filled three county
position, which was overlooked on
the first Monday In July. They
re-named Wayne Corpening as the
county agent, re-named Miss Mary
Margaret Smith as home demon
stration agent, and re-named R.
E. Caldwell as county Arc warden.
There had been Intimation that no
changes would be made several
i weeks ago, and the fact was pub
lished in this newspaper.
The board heard several groups
las they presented petitions on
highway matters. J. T. Knight, ia
charge of maintenance in this dis
trict meets with the board every
third Monday and goes over high
way matters with any group at
that time. It was said yesterday
that highway matters can only be
looked after on the third Monday,
as the first Mondays are filled with
other business matters, and (hen
loo. Mr. Knight Is here every
third Monday to go into the mat
ters in detail.
The Stale KxtciiKlon Service
names the assistants in the counly
agent's office as well as the Home
Deiooiistralion office, and these
are subject to the approval of the
Hoard of Commissioners
August Field Day
Committers are working over
time to get all plans formulated for
!lhe Farm and Home Field Day to
be .held at the Jack McCracken
.farm near the Bethel school on
(.luly 28th. All committees ap
pointed by the General Committee
are getting their demonstrations
t Demonstrations on renovating
old permanent pastures and seed
ing with Lariino clover and orch
'ard grass, and Ladino clover and
I Fescue, will be held; also demons
trations in the use of 2.4-D weed
I killer on Canadian thistles, poison
ivy. etc.. and the proper nozzles
jto use in applying this material
I There will be demonstrations on
'seeding alfalfa, building fences,
'staining barns, building permanent
and temporary silos, etc.
On the home side there will be
demonstrations on sanding and
waxing floors, proper arrangement
I of the kitchen, painting rooms, and
Cpl. Stillwell OK
In Germany, Tells
Mother On Phone
Mrs. W. C. Stillwell of Hazel
wood had a most enjoyable talk
with her son, Cpl. "Bob" Still
well on Friday evening. The ex
citing thing about this conversa
tion was that Cpl. Stillwell was
In Frankfort, Germany, and his
mother was in Haselwood. Mrs.
Stillwell said that every word
between the two was perfectly
Cpl. Stillwell has been in the
service for seven years, and has
been located In Germany for the
past three years. Immediately
following the end of war with
Germany, Cpl. Stillwell came
home for a three months rrst
period. Previous to this, he had
been located in Italy and Africa.
One of the first things "Cpl.
Bob" told his mother was to send
him The Mountaineer.
jWfami,i ii i iiiw , I .s-. I
MISS MAItY MARGARKT SMITH
was re-appointed home demons
tration agenl hero yesterday by
the board of commissioners. Miss
Smith had filled the oil let
Sepl ember IIKIS.
large Attendance Present
For School Of Missions
This Week ill Junaluska
Garbage On Street j
Must Be Held In
Metal Container j
(i. '. I'erciison, town man
UKcr, reminded folks today that 1
all persons niacins garbage
cans on the streets must Use !
closed metal containers for food,
j decayed waste, or other material j
; that would attract Hies. All oth
er material must be in substan
tial containers to avoid its scat-
trilng along the streets. This Is I
a city ordinance by direction of 1
the board of aldermen.
Robert Sutton Is
Under $5,000 Bond
Hobi'it I. Sutton, lonuer bar
ber shop operator here, is under
a $5,001) bond, charged with vio
lation of the Mann Act. and is
slated to appear in Federal court
in liryson City in Hie November
A hearing was given Sullon be
fore l S Commissioner W. H.
Noland here last week, alter Sut
ton had voluntarily called officers
that he was ready for a hearing
Sutton is represented by W. H
Francis and .hum M. Queen
The charge slates thai Sutton is
charged with causing a 13-year-old
girl to be transported from Way
nesville In Know i lie in April of
1947 for unmoral purposes.
Redden Does Not
"I do not want Ol'A hack, but
feel thai something must be done
to halt rising prices," Hep. Mon
i roe M Redden said here Saturday
jin discussing legislation facing
j Congress w hen it convenes on July ,
!26th. "Unless there is a halt, there
is grave danger of driving com
modities inlo the black market."
I "A halt must be put on prices.
because prices that are too high, or
'prices that are too low. can throw
iany country into our greatest de-
1 Rep. Redden is against the pend
ing Federal Housing plan, because
I he says if the government starts
I numerous building projects it will
I take all the skilled labor, and
building materials, and leave the
small man who wants to build or
j repair "out in the cold".
Rep. Redden said the Republi
cans term the special session of
Congress as a political move, and
fear the Democrats will make a
gain during the time..
He would not venture a guess as
to how long he expects the term
WAYNK COHPI'.NIXC;. vim h.n
served as counly aicnt since
June 1 93(i, except several year, lie
was in the arinv. was reappointed
'to the place by the board ol county
commissioners here yesterday.
3"be first In u series of vrmon,
tonight 'Tuesday. July by
Bishop Fred I' ( oi on of I be
Philadelphia area will oltiiiall..
open Ihi' annual c i I Hie
School oi Missioie. and ( lui'iaii
Service belli al Lake Jnn.ilii.ka
llishop Corson w i II pell
o'clock tonighl .-iiid ,i,:.iiu
on Wednesday I bin i I c ,
it II .".'I
ml I ii-
Hrgist rat ion lm I he s( in ...
gall I Ins mm in Mi' i n I , in. I mi h
when Mel hoib I v ..n.. n lim
Soul lie.isl ial liei i l In i c I'M i
of intensive lnl nl Hi
ary program bmli ,ii I
abroad. Hole! . anil I. "I ,
to capacity w it h v. n..e n
ill the Si bonl I h, I In n
is "Ity He. l.iglil M,.,i
l!isllo ('in nil i i lie ,
standing ctimchnn n ml
of the Mel llndlst t i;:
recipient ol many di 1 1 i
past nrat cs lor a inimlii i
iConliriueil on I 'age
Is Family Affair
To the cit ' police ami Im i
office the weekend Innkeil Ii'm
People weren't coming in
by themselves. Tin v wen in
ing their I a mi I it's i n with i 'i
Aninne the ?.2 prrsnrs li.n.ln
ever the weekend wire the In!
A father ami ii ,i n g h I ri
charged with being drunk.
A husband, wile mid -n"
charged wnh being diutik aiv
A mother and il,m:;h''
charged with fail in:; lo ai'mm
the health depart incut's vi ii'-u
The police failed to see i'
advantage of holding family u
unions at the jail tiiHK.e
Injured .... 23
(This information com
piled from Record of
State Highway Patrol.)