J20-230 S First S
The Waynesville Mountaineer -3
wish I Bad money enough
buy aa elephant"
"Why do yon want an ele
Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At Th e Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
"I don't; I want the money."
bird YEAR NO. 80 18 PACES
United Press and Associated Press News WAYNESVILLE, N. C. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1948 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
thai the visi-
hoinf as t,u'y
stores to load
gniitul "f ('ar" I
Chinese Official Makes Study Here
,,,,, va , ij I id y W UUU
More than one-third of Havwood j
county is taken up in Federal rec-1
reation areas, according to a re
port compiled by the North Caro
lina Park office in Waynesville. ;
The rerjort stated that 35 H rmr !
i oil in a . . . ' ' !
ban '- "r- " i cent of Haywood county is under;
the Federal program There are
only four other counties in West
ern North Carolina which have a
larger percentage of land given to
government activities- Swain, SOS
per cent; Macon, 44 2 per cent;
Clay, 40.6 per cent; Graham, 38.2
per cent. ,i
The average for the 22 counties
in Western North Carolina is 179
per cent or about half of thej
Haywood county total. j
Haywood county totals 347.420 J
acres, the N. S. Park Watement j
says. Of this total, 60.4G1 acres!
are devoted to the Great Smoky
Mountains National Park and 63,
291 to the Pisgah National Forest.
This makes a total area of 123,751
acres controlled by Federal projects.
efk thf.v'd bel
li, p.ihim. con-
(,K N'i she
L fStN t" one.
villi a head
Led lo impress
liiind 'nine fm-
on,.. Then he
Lrd nlxut this
liar, w ho knows
of folks here-
the oilier day
rtod that many
ins In town on
fckel or dune for
in liquor ads,
hk hooks. He
Jn describing a
ioj 'v:uling one
bes. and nuuuTi.
1 raw sweet po-
a triple play.
rer La ten
who gets her
er had her lit-
other week end
red her to death
. As the slory
he wanted to
hinfis if any of
ivc been trying
ip Joneses ever
So many of her
yinn "My dad-
rr to that one.'
'My daddy says
.gut the Joneses
;th high prices
ist their big car
cook and all
and now, the
a hot doa stand
Jom-s has to
tend Mi . Junes
I turn to think
for she has to
r'T1 the place
flor the slot ma-
Dr. Reeves Buys
Heifer At Sale
The grand champion Hereford
cow. owned by Roy S. Haynes of
Clyde, was purchased at a Here
ford sale in Asheville yesterday
afternoon by Dr. J. 1.. Reeves of
Canton for $800. Wayne Corpen-
ing, county agent, reported.
Another Hereford cow consigned
for sale by Drexel Brown of Hen
derson county was bought by Tip
ton and Dixon of Campbello. S. C,
D. H. Williams of Waynesville
purchased a Hereford heifer con
signed by Grady Farthing for a sum
of $325. A heifer owned by M. O.
Galloway sold for $280. Goodwill
Farms of Gastonia purchased a cow
from Dr. J. L. Reeves for $510.
... Nc 1; v ik-K y -i
Will Open Saturday
Broughlon Will Address
Democrats Here Oct. 15
ii uiaiiiiitirart $ itnWjtriM., i4i7is&i!ua.a
(Photo by Ingram's Studio)
Pictured above are members of the Haywood county Willare olTiee grouped around Dr. Fan Ting
CIu j. i Diiiinissioiier of the social and political affairs of the National Planning hoard of the Chinese
.Nationalist government. Haywood is one of the six counties in the state that he is studying the wel
fare set-up. Seated left to right: Mrs. Sam Queen, superintendent nt welfare. Dr. Fan Ting-Chiu. Miss
Victoria, Bell, Field representative. Second row. left to right: Miss Pearl Hayes, case worker. Miss
Pauline Williams, special worker for blind, Mrs. Kale Lowe, secretary, Miss Dot Calhoun, typi.il.
Mrs. Clara Rippeloe, case worker. Mrs. Wanda Clark, ease worker, and Miss Mary Jane Kduards, child
welfare worker. Miss lli'iia Calhcy, case worker, was not present when the picture was taken
Robbers Relate Story
Of Post Office Theft
Po?t she d te
'Ps to nick nn
fliile the ball Is
F". Mr. Officer.
latch a parking
I the last streak
red and then
J ticket on an
-'ile he's In the
reel hm-in -
Drawings For 14
Hunts Will Be
Held Here Tues. j
Drawings will he made here ;
Tuesday at 1:30 for the fourteen !
combined bear and hoar hunts in j
the Santeetlah Wildlife Manage- j
ment area. The drawings for the H j
hunts will be made at the court
The hunts are tor two-day peri- I
ods. starting October 18 19. and 1
ending December 2-3. j
The area is divided into two
units, with unit No. one being thej
Big Sar.teellah, little S-mteetlali
and Rock Creek drainage.
The number two unit is Barker
Creek, Deep Creek, and Slick Hock
With Fall Foliage
Color has come to the moun
tains, and this week-end promises
to Rive lovers of nature a thrill
throughout the area.
Motorists over Soco Cap into
Cherokee said yesterday that the
foliage was a mass of color, while
others from the l'lssah and Was
on Koad Gap section said that
section was equally as pretty.
The Blue Ridee Parkway is
open at Wagon Road Gap for five
miles, and affords an overlook
view of the Pink Beds and the
whole nt I'lsgah Forest.
Hundreds of motorists are ex
perted to take advantage of the
rolorrd foli.ise this week-end
Ever since the Clyde post office
robbery last January, local crime-
solvers have been guessing why the
I Mrs. R. V. Simpson
Here On Thursday
main street to crack it in the open.
The mystery has been solved!
Mrs. H. W. Simpson. 54. died
suddenly at her home on Itianner
yeggs ran the risk of rolling the Av(,mu, B ,,.., Tull.s()av mrni
safe out the front door and across ... ., .... tti,..
iiifiii u lit ai I uiim . i.ii.
had apparently been in good health,
and was uoinn about her house-
Straight from the nwuths of two hod duties up to the time she was
persons, who postal inspectors say ' stricken
have admitted to participating in , , .,, , ,,
,, , ,, runeral services wi he lie d
the robbery, comes the answer:
"Because the post office rlidii t Siiturrl.iy morning at II o'clock lit
have a hack door.'' They believed the Girntl Funeral I Ionic with I lie
that sidewalks are safer places to .' Ftev. Malcolm It Williamson, pas
"pcel" lock boxes than posl offices ; lor ol the First Presbyterian
with no windows and only one i chinch, officiating,
door. j Mrs. Simpson, and her husband.
Kennein i.rown oi Asnevnic. ),, -.,, i( , , . j , j
..ir: !..... .... I.. ..i i I '
Mi.ll mine msM-riin ill i r I 1 1 kc iiii
I Ha'.vwvul iiMinly Democrats for
I undated limit plan-, lor the county
I wide i ,:t,' .laled to be held Friday
: ii i Kill at 7 30 o'c lock ill the court-
bouse with .1 M. Iti oiightoii. Dem
ocratic nnmini'e for senator, as
guest speaki r.
Final preparations lor the party
I gathering were made last Werines-
Ropublicans of Haywood county j , lay night when the Young Demo
will hold a rally at Canton high j cratic Chili met and heard a speech
school in Canton Monday evening, by W. G liver, chairman of the
at 7:30 o'clock. George M Pritch-1 Democratic executive committee.
ard, the party's candidate for gov
ernor, and W. W. (Tonyi Candler
candidate for Congress from the
12th district, will he guest speak
ers. This meeting will mark the
launching of the campaign in Hay
wood county and is one of the en
gagements of Mr. Pritchard's state
wide speaking tour. Mr. Pritchnrd,
well known lawyer of Marshall and
Asheville, is an ex-Congressman,
was elected from the 12th dis
trict in 1928.
Mr. Candler is also a lawyer,
with offices in Asheville and is en
gaged in farming in his home
community of Candler.
As an entertainment feature ol
the Monday night program. Joe
Pressley, Haywood county candi
date for the house of representa
tives, and his Carolina Mountain
Boys, will be on hand with their
string band. All Republicans of
the county are urged to attend the
man of Tampa, moved here ill June
1!M7. I hey spent
here each year miic
I licir summers
I!l2.r). anil de-
ftion 52c to 55c
'' 00 to 19.25
22 (0 to 24.00
20.00 to 22.75
l -0 to 31.00
24 -00 to 24.50
-50 to 25 nn
L27 00 32.00
L; na cooler.
e staff of
Approximately 50 Orade-A milk
producers in Haywood county as
sembled last Tuesday night at the
courthouse and discussed the pres
ent milk situation and future milk
business for the county.
Those taking part in the discus
sion were: R. u. I.ytle ot rvorin
Carolina Milk Producers Federa
tion; Jack Whitaker. Dairy Depart
ment of State Agriculture; Mr.
Buchanan, Pet Dairy Product com
pany, and Johnnie Edward, man
ager of local Pet Dairy company.
James Kirkpatrick. president of
the county association, presided
over the lengthy meeting.
Local Draft Clerk
Mrs. Vergie Robertson, clerk of
Haywood county draft board, at
tended a regional conference in
Asheville Wednesday afternoon.
The meeting was called to instruct
the clerks in new draft forms adop
Church Gets New
, ,nd .. trustees, and other of
: fr irtK of the Clyde Methodist
: ( lou i b, elected to serve during the
iir.i' iluiTili year beginning this
week, have been announced by the
retiiing pastor, Hev. .1. K. Sampley.
The neve pa. lor, liev W. T. Med
lin il Itobhiiisvillc, is expected to
anive in Clyde Hie latter part of
this week and will preach his first
sermon on Sunday at II a.m.
Stewards are It. C. Cannon.
Hoone Cagle. Frank Chambers,
Harry Cat hey, .lames Corzine. Ed
win Finchcr. Gerald Fish. Mrs.
Gerald ITsh. Mrs. E. W. Free, .1. C. ess if Middlesboro. Ky., according
Haynes Carl Hcnline, Charley i to Brown.
Moonev. Mrs. John Rhinehart. Gra- I The inspector stated that Maness
dy Rogers. John Stamey, Homer and his wife now are in jail ai
Henrv. Levi Morgan, and Edward j Nashville. Tenn.
G,.ceM Mrs. Philpott is said to be the
iContinued on Page Two) '"fe of James Floyd Philpott. who
postal inspectors suspect as bead
pftiuvs FROM HOSPITAL ot lne auegea men ring, inc ar
Western North Carolina, said yes
terday that this was the answer In
got when questioning defendants
in the case.
And it does sound logiral If you
were going to do a little robbing,
wouldn't you rather crack the satf
out of doors where you'd have all
directions to run''
A room as small as the (Tvde
post office, with it;, one door, nughl
be loo snug if the cops came in
The skylight is too high even for
robbers to leap through.
Evidently all the-;- thing; wire
taken into consideration hv the
robbers as they nncteied up nerve
to walk under the blight MreH
lights, pushing a sale hetoie tlieni
Mrs Bonnie Philpott of Middle. -born.
Ky.. who is in Haywood
County Jail under $20,000 bond,
has admitted being in on (he Clyde
louoeiy, iiispecioi niiiwn siriicii. f
Anolher defendant in (he casi
who has pleaded guilty to taking ftfJoVeS To CailtOIl
o i in me iiiedi iHisi.il ouiidi y i
Mrs. Philpott's brother, Joe Man
The Hazelwood Baptist congre
gation voted Sunday lo start im
mediately on a $1,200 interior
decoration program and furnish
ing of the educational building
Mr. Hycr told the Young Demo
crats to take it upon themselves to
see that every Democrat in each
precinct was registered before Oc
tober 23 when the registration
books close He stressed the im
portance ol getting every eligible
voter lo the polls to vote on No
The Democrats will sponsor two
rallies in Haywood county before
the election day The first rally will
he here on Oct. 15 and the other
party rally is set for Canton. The
date and place has not yet been
The Young Democratic Club will
hold another rally on Friday. Oc
tober 29. A member was present
from every precinct in the county
at the meeting Wednesday night.
Cole Cogburn of Canton, '.(resident
of the elul), presided over the meet
ing. Biil Holt was appointed assist
ant treasurer In fill in for Wingate
Hannah who is in school.
Group Set Banquet
i week, according
emeu 10 iii.ikc inr, inch miini' upon j j(,wjs p;J.st(,r
Mr t'.nop'.on''. lelucniinl in the' ' , , ,
., , ,M7 The program includes painting
ilhe ceiling of both floors, varnish
l)i, ng lie,, icsid.nre in Tain- j inR lho W()()dwork ann- tllm s,d
Ml I .,,e p no whs an art n e
being bought for the youth choir
! Mr Lewis said.
pa Mr- simp on whs an an ive ; anrl finish 1 he second floor and put
ineiubci ol tie Ch'tdren', Home, down asphalt tile floor on the first
hoard of dindoi . and a member j A number of chairs are
of the Vrl.n, Hoard. I .Me wa a
ii-i 1 1 ve ol Ii P boiond.
Beside. Ik I ho l'-'n,l. she i, sill-', Mm(Ii (lf ,,,p )abor f()r ,,)p pm
ivcd l,v one daughter, Ann of i jei t p' being given by men and
l'; .adci,,,. r.ilil, who is flying ' friends of the church,
here, and doe to ;oii'e II,,. alter. .
noon (tlher oil v i coi , include I n-n
si li-ls ol tin linioiid, and a hlolhrr
ill New York
Garrett Funeral Home is in
The Haywood alumni association
of the University ol North Carolina
will hold their annual banquet
Tuesday niglil at 7 o'clock in the
Don Shoemaker, editor of the
Asheville Cilien. will he principal
Work is scheduled to begin this speaker at the dinner meeting.
Officers ol the Waynesville alum
ni association ar": Dr. Thomas
Si i inelield. pre ident. Fred Fergu
son ol ( anion, viie president; Jim
Gwyn, siecrlary. and Roger Walk
er, trea -ii, it.
I,oi,,i , 1 1 1 1 oiii officers are trying
to serine loHi'ir, of the Carolina-T'-xa-.
game lo he shown on the pro
to Rev. M 1.
The registration books open
Saturday for the November 2 elec
tion, it was announced yesterday
by Jerry Rogers, chairman of the
county board of elections. Mr. Rog
ers also announced the complete
list of registrars, and judges for
each of the 21 precincts in the
An office staff Is on duty at the
court house filling applications for
absentee ballots, and everything is
in readiness for a heavy vote in
Haywood on Tuesday, November
Mr. Rogers announced the fol
lowing people had been named
election officials for the general
South Ward of Waynesville -Mrs.
C. B. Atkinson, Registrar; Mrs. W.
A. Hyatt, D., Grady Farmer, R.,
North Ward of Waynesville
Mrs. Ruth Kelley, Registrar; Harry
Clay, D Ida Mullis, R.. Judges.
Ivy Hill J. E. Ferguson, Regis
trar; H. G. Moody, D., Ernest
Moody, R., Judges.
Cecil J. M. Francis, Registrar;
S. L. Sanderson. D., J. A. Miller, R..
Pigeon Walker Brown, Regisr
trar; J. M. Cathey, D., W. H. Har
grove, R Judges.
Iron DufT O. L. Yates, Regis
trar; T. C. Davis, D., Walter Wright,
Clyde N. C. West, Registrar;
Vanar Haynes, D., Jarvis Campbell.
Big Creek J. M. Caldwell. Reg
istrar; J. C. Hopkins, D., J. H.
White, It.' JudgW- -
Hazelwood W. A. Whitner, Reg
istrar; John Tittle. D., Paul Davis,
H . Judges.
Jonathan Creek Dick Moody.
Registrar; J. J. Boyd, D., Vinson
Morrow, R., Judges.
Cataloochce L. C. Caldwell.
Registrar; Levi B. Caldwell, D ,
Cole Sutton, R., Judges.
White Oak Estella Teague. Reg
istrar; A. G. Baldwin, D., Jack P.
(Continued on Page Six)
Bear Hunters Hold
Meeting On Hunts
Lecture Series On
For Four Days
'1 he .lull i
The mechanical inspection lane
ill open in Canton Friday iiiorn-
Are On Sports Page
For complete information on
the Wtynesndlle - Canton ontest
tonicbt In Townshrp Stadium
starttn at S o'clock, read- the
porta pace of The Mountaineer
m the first pare of section three.
Oliver Tonal, sport editor .Ives
vital statistics on the Y .mes-ville-Canto
aeries dalirur 1 . ck to
1921 and e4her interesting side
lifhta aa tonitht's com ience
battle between the two rcb
rlvala. t . ... vt, . . i
Mrs. R. C. Tuttle returned to her
home Monday from Atlanta, Ga.,
where she underwent a major ope
ration at 1he Georgia Baptist Hos
The Cleveland Indians knotted
the World Series at one all today
by virtue of their 4-1 victory over
the Boston Braves in Boston.
The two clubs move to Cleve
land tomorrow for the next three
games of the series.
The Indians, after dropping a
1-0 decision yesterday, fought back
behind a one run deficit to sew up
the contest in the fourth inning.
Manarrr Lou Boudrean lined a
doable to center. Joe Gordon rifled
a single to left scoring Boudreaa
and Larry Doby singled to right to
drive In Gordon. Bob Lemon was
the winning pitcher, while Warren
Spahn suffered the loss.
The line scores:
r h e
Cleveland 009 210 0014 8 1
Boston 100 W0 000 I 8 3
ing. after inspecting over 500 cars
in Waynesviile during its three day
slay here The lane will remain in
Canton until noon Tuesday.
After the four days in Canton.
rest of Mrs. Philpott and a number! lane No 1 will move to Sylva. Oc-
of other persons about two weeks loher 13-15.
ago was believed to be the first step llc. inspcction period will
(Continued on page six) ;o))cn in Wavnesville around (be
More than 50 members of H
Waynesville Rod and Gun Chili out 'lines ii
at the coin! house Wednesday 11.1:11; Waynesv
and discussed plans for lending lion with til
bear hunts, as the season opens Ce
ll, her 15th.
Discussions were made as to ent
ry of applications for hunts in this
area, and matter of general inler-
1 est lo hear hunters. Dr. N. M Mod-
ford is president. In his absence
Wednesday night, Tom Campbell.
a chamber of Com
poicor a series of lec-
Sold For $19,200
RETURNING FROM NEW YORK
The J. Earl Ferguson dairy
ifarm. located in Jonathan Creek
Nov ember. It w as an.iTumhin nn Homnhill rrerk w as
nounced. Lih for S1Q200 at an auction sale
Mrs. C. J. Reece is in New Y-i'k 1 All owners oi vehicles of year j conducted Wednesday morning by
buying merchandise for Massit s models 1938. 193!). 1943 and 1945 West and Gossctt Land Auction
Department Store. She is expected I must have the inspection of these j company.
back today. She was accompanied models completed by October 31, The Soco Lookout, property on
on the trip by Mrs. Charles Plem- or face penalties for violating thejSoco Gap road was also sold dur-
- Motor Vehicle law of 1947.
Survey Ordered For Road
Route Clear Lake Junaluslta
A survey has been ordered by, about 3 miles, and will not take
the State Highway Commission for Jong to complete, he said,
a route between Waynesville and Just where the road will enter
the junction of No. 284 and No. 19 1 Waynesville is not known, pend
near the Lake Junaluska School, ing the completion of the survey,
it was announced this week by D. I The road will definitely begin at
Reeves Noland, district highway the present junction, and in cross
ing the land auction sale. A large
crowd attended the sale Wednesday.
Over Meeting Of
Jonathan Woody of Waynesville.
president of the Western Carolina
Teachers College Alumni Associa
tion, will preside over the alumni
banquet l Cullowhee, Saturday
night at 6:15 o'clock in the college
An outstanding feature for the
annual Homecoming Day observ
ance will be a night football game
between Western Carolina Cata
mounts and the East Tennessee
Hie public schools ot W lem-npis vxmege iram, 11
nest week in connec-T"1 Played in the new Memorial
Stadium erected on Hunter Field
starting at 8 o'clock.
Following the game a dance, to
the tune of a fifteen piece orches
tra, will be held In Breese Gym
nasium. Open house will be ob
served at Madison dormitory at 2
o'clock Saturday, at Robertson Hall
at 2:30, and at Moore dormitory at
3 o'clock. At 4 o'clock the Alpha
Phi Sigma Honor society will serve
as host for an informal tea honor
ing all guests.
All alumni and former students
are asked to contact Miss Helen
Hartshorn, newly-appointed alum
ni secretary, at the alumni office in
order that the files of addresses
may be kept up-to-date. The alum
ni planning to attend the banquet
are requested to notify Miss
Hartshorn by card as soon as possible.
Prevent ion Week,
eill conduct an in
spection (our of I he buildings in
Waynesville to eradicate the causes
Kill Cobb and Bob Korte are
co-chairmen of the program being
sponsored locally by the Jaycees.
Paul Davis and Jim Kilpatrick will
be in charge of the lectures in the
various schools in Waynesville.
; BETTY BARBER AT HOME
j Miss Hetty Barber, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs R. N. Barber, Jr.,
has returned to her home from
Mission Hospital. Asheville, where
she has been undergoing treat
ment for a broken leg.
Mr. Noland said the order read
that engineers begin the survey as
soon as possible. The distance is
ing the Southern Railway tracks
here in Waynesville there will
either be an underpass or over
pass, Mr. Noland said.
County Apple Growers
Set Meeting Monday
Night At Courthouse
A meeting of all apple growers
in Haywood county will be held
Monday night at 8 o'clock at the
courthouse, Wayne Corpening.
county agent, announced this morn
ing. Mr. Corpening said that plans for
National Apple Week from Octo
ber 30 through November 6 will be
discussed. All apple growers are
urged to attend the important
Voice Of The People
Answers $64 Question
Who's t o i n r to win the
Waynesville - Canton football
game tonight? That S64 ques-
i tion, which is currently raging ta
this section of the state, ts pre-
dieted by eleven local people In
: the Voice of the People column
I on the editorial page of The
The column was omitted pur
posely in Tuesday's edition to
cheek its popnlarlty. The reper
cussions from the public were so
strong that it will not be omitted
in the future. One ardent reader
said he stayed up in the wee
hours of the night reading The
Mountaineer and was disappoint
ed when he discovered that the
Voice of the People column
Killed . . ; i . 4
Injured . ... 38
(This Information com
piled from Record of
State Highway Patrol). -