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Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
63rd YEAR NO. 81 8 PAGES
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United Press and Associated Press News WAYNESVILLE. N. C. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12. 1948 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Forest Deer Becomes Pet Of Boys
kith all these
Jse enough to
to a box in a
chosen president of the library de
partment of the western district,
North Carolina Education Associa
tion at the district convention Fri
day in Asheville.
Miss Elizabeth Reed of Sylva was
elected president of the Home Eco
nomics department. Mrs. Rozelle
Nesbitt of Waynesville was chosen
secretary of the group.
, In its one-day session, the dis
trict convention discussed the 1949
legislative program of the NCEA,
which includes requests for:
Reduction of the teacher load to
30: minimum salarv of at least I
body and in $2,400 a vear for beginning teachers
host of it in j holdln2 "a" certificates with 12 in
crements of at least $100 per year;
minimum salary of at least $2,900
per year for teachers holding "G-2"
certificates with 11 increments of
at least $100 per year; proportion
ate increases in salaries of prin
cipals, supervisors, superintend
ents, members of the professional
staff of the state department of
public instruction, and teachers in
institutions of higher learning; ade
quate salary increases for other
school personnel: salary increases
to meet the rise in cost of living
for teachers holding certificates be
low class "A".
Retroactive payment, beginning
with the school year 1948-49 for
all salary increases recommended
in the program; payment of salaries
of school personnel on calendar
month basis; a sick leave period
of 10 days a year on a cumulative
basis in addition to present pro-;
vision for legal absence; continuing 1
present retirement contract and j
same procedure for dismissing
teachers at close of school year as i
now provided by law during school
year; adequate clerical aid for each
school; expanded health service and
health education for children; ade
quate education of exceptional chll-
laM tyt nla aluiaiinA I n finannlnd
tdllnes were OV4,lw .
no Carolina an deSut Program; and an ef
fective system and adequate finan
cial support for enforcement of the
as a charity
and a nurse,
tiding a silk
And this re
Jen from his
in the safe.
and the bal-
r oi coin-
out big hur-
Irild radio re-
I the loss of
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Gordon Rimmer, 13, and his brother, Noel, 9. if Roxboro have added a new pet (o their collec
tion of several cats and dogs. It's a young deer wiich Gordon fuund on the hanks of the Dan river
near the Virginia slate line while on a fishing trip A'ilh his father, Calvin Rimmer. four months ugo.
Now thoroughly domesticated, the deer plays with Mrs Rimmer ilofti, Noel 'center) and Gordon
(right i on the lawn of their home. i.P Photo).
Hunting Season Opens Friday
County Prepares State Fair Exhibits
Farmers To Put
Goods On Exhibit
At State Event
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Group To Hear
The Haywood county alumni as
sociation of the University of
North Carolina will gather at The
Towne House tonight for their an
nual banquet at 7 o'clock in con
nection with the observance of the
155th University Day.
Don C. Shoemaker, editor of the
Asheville Citizen, will deliver the
feature address tonight.
University Day marks the anni
versary of the laying of the corner
stone of Old East building in
Chapel Hill, oldest state university
building in America. The Univer
sity was chartered in 1789, the
cornerstone laid in 1793 and the
first student enrolled February 12.
Dr. Thomas Stringfield, Jr. re
ported thi smorning that plans are
being made to secure movies of
either the Texas or Georgia foot
ball games for tonight.
Dr. Thomas Stringfield, Sr..
president of the association, will
preside over the meeting.
The Haywood county agent's of
fice is getting together exhibits
of apples, burlcy tobacco, corn,
beef and dajiy cattle to take down
to the State Fair in Raleigh Fri
day afternoon. The fair, which will
have an added attraction with a
speech by President Truman, will
get underway Tuesday morning.
Wayne Corpening, county agent,
said this morning that Haywood
county will have the largest num
ber of exhibits at the fair in the
past 20 years.
Mr. Corpening also announced
that Haywood county has been ask
ed by the statf to put on a 4-H club
livestock production booth at the
State Fair. Past records in live
stock production in the county,
prompted the fair officials to re
quest this exhibit.
Due to the outstanding beef and
dairy herds and high quality of
burley tobacco, corn, and apples,
Haywood county has been able to
increase its number of exhibits at
the, State Fair. It is predicted that
several county exhibitors will bring
back blue ribbons this year.
Howard Clapp, director in charge
'of the state test farm, has been
j appointed chairman of the apple
I exhibits at the State Fair whirh I
' ntn fnr fivp riavs Tnpsrtav Orln-i Judge Frank Snialheis. of
bcr 1 9 waynesville an a iviianu. is auinoi rj Ql i jit l
The varous exhibits from Hay- of 8n article which will be pub- XlUm OlClteCi 1 OdQ Y
j ... .: . . i lichprl in lu'n nufuticil nil hi u-jit irne. 1
wotin roiiiiiv win ue annoutiee'i , "
Friday, Mr. Corpeuing related to- i'his winler. The 25-page article en
titled. I learn lo Live Again,
JUDGE FRANK SMATHERS has
just received an $800 check for
an article that will appear in the
December Argosy and the January
Readers Digest, lie is now working
on another article for publication.
In This Section
The mountainsides and wood
lands of this section of the stale
will;-begin toring and echo wilh
funjUre arly Friday mtjniijigvas the
hunters 'in'lfayVnnd riiuntylaunch
the 1948-49 hunting season.
The hunting season for deer,
squirrels, hear, Russian wild boar
and opossum will open Friday, Oc
tober 15. according to an announce
ment received today from the
North Carolina Wildlife Resources
Commission. Game is reported to
be more plentiful this year and lo
cal sportr.men are oiling their guns
in anhciiai'iii of a good season.
The official limiting dates and
bag limits are as follows;
Re;ii (leftmei I.'i to January 1,
day hag limit 1', se;i.on limit 2.
Deer Oelolxi' I.'i In January I,
day bag limit I. .-en. -on limit 2. This
is for male with vi ible antlers. The
season for while tail deer in Hun
ininlie Ha; -wood. Henderson and
TraiisylvHiin will open November
!Tt t'i lit ceiulit-r (1. No open season
will be ohsrived in the area north
i Continued on Page three)
Set Oct. 30
A public drawing for the second
big game hunt scheduled in the
Sherwood Game Management area
In Pisgah National Forest will be
held in Waynesville by the Cham
ber of Commerce at 2 o'clock on
Saturday. October 30.
Tlie Sherwood hunt will open on
November 22 and end December 4.
with no shooting allowed on inter
vening Sundays. A total of 400
hunters will be allowed either one
buck deer with visible antlers, or
one bear of either sex
The hunt will be divided into
four three-day periods, with 100
hunters tfoiug out during each
three-day hunt. Hunt areas will be
the East and West forks of the Pi
geon River and the Big East Fork
of the Pigeon River.
A total of 400 applications will
be accepted for the hunt, with an
additional 80 applications tenta
tively accepted to fill vacancies
which might occur in the regular
allotment list. Provided the num
ber of applications received ex
ceeds 400 by Saturday, October 23.
a public drawing will be hold here.
Persons wishing to participate in
the Sherwood hunt may obtain ap
plication forms and complete in
formation by writing to the N. C.
Wildlife Resources Commission.
Raleigh. Clyde P. Patton, is execu
tive director of the commission
and Carl G. Krueger is supervisor
of the Pisgah National Forest. Com
pleted application forms must be
accompanied by a fee of $7.50 to
pay for special huntinK licenses.
The license fee will be returned
to unsuccessful applicants.
Haywood Democrats Set
Big County - Wide Rally
At Court Mouse Friday
Haywood Democratic leaders in
setsion here Saturday afternoon
mapped plans tor a big county-
ic!e rally here at the court house
Friday night, and for carrying the
campaign into every precinct of
the county. W. G. Byers, cha'rman
oi the executive committee, presid
ed at the meeting, and presented
the details of the proposed cam
paign The county-wide rally here Fri
day night is expected to attract
hundreds of Democrats, as J. "M.
Brought on. Democratic nominee
lor li S Senate will be the prin
cipal speaker. Mr. Broughton will
he presented by former solicitor
John M. Queen, and Grover C
Davis, candidate for House of Rep
resentatives, will also appear on
the program. Mr. Byers will pre
side at the rally.
A schedule is being prepared bv
i the committee for holding a meel-Fiity-lum
Hn wood county farm-, ing of all workers in each orei inrt
have entered the Slate corn ! during the next few weeks to rarrv
out the program adopted here Sat
urday afternoon, Mr. Byers said.
"W'c feel that the one county
wide rally w'll be sufficient, and
then follow up with a meeting of
Total $48,000 in
Sept. For Town
Biillriliic permits Usii'd in
Wuyiir svlllr tint in.; V ptptnher
totalrd $18.1)00. .en.i.lihs tn the
records of lliifjlt lolly. Iiil(ins
Inspn tin hi i r.
Hie ipit showed Hint 53.ono
as business places, and H6.000
contest, according to an announce
ment tins morning In Wayne Cur-
I pening, county agent
Per Acre Club
stale in connection
nt it led '20() Bushel
is sponsored by the
For Readers Digest Public Drawings
1 nge in
F staff of the
3S - '
Truck Turns Over
Four Times; Man's
Throat Is Cut
T. C. Jones is in the Haywood
County hospital suffering from
deep cuts about the head, and chest
bruises, which he sustained when
the 1846 Dodge truck he was driv
ing turned over four times late
Saturday afternoon on Highway No.
276, between Bethel and Cruso.
Patrolman Bill Sawyer, investi
gated, and said the Jones truck hit
the back of a truck driven by Louis
Burress, and then turned over four
times down the highway, going 223
feet before stopping.
Jones had a man by the name of
Ewart with him. Ewart was shaken
but not hurt.
Patrolman Sawyer said no ar
rest were made, awaiting Jones
release from the hospital.
jwill be published in the December
r- t T" ; issue of Argosv and in the January
I- OUr LOCO! JrerSOnS issUe of Readers Digest.
Judge Smathers deals with his
efforts over 28 years to find relief
from arthritis, and the many treat-
Judge Fair Exhibits
Four members of the county
agent's office were judges of indi
vidual and community exhibits at
the annual Cherokee Fair which
closed Saturday night after draw
ing a record attendance.
The judges were Wayne Corpen
ing. Mary Margaret imitn, Miss
Elise DeLozier and Howard Clapp.
Mr. Corpening, county agent,
commented that the exh'bits this
year were almost 100 per cent bet
ter than last year.
The drawings for the fourteen
combined bear and boar hunts
scheduled for the Santeetlah Wild
life Management area in Graham
county will he made at I be court
house this afternoon at 1:30 o'clock.
I he combined hunts will start
Monday. October 18 and continuing
Mrs. J. R. Morgan
District W.M.U. .
Local Leader of
Church Work Has
Held Post Since 1928
For 7 Counties
Mrs. J. R. Morgan was re-elncted
district superintendent of the Bap
tist Wnmans Missionary Union of
(he Asheville District, at the an
nual meeting held last week in
Brcard This marks the 20th ron-'
seciitlve year that Mrs Morgan
has held the post.
The district is composed of seven
Baptist Associations, including
Bunroinb, Carolina, French Broad,
Haywood, Mitchell. Transylvania
The work rordinates all of the
women's work of the church in the
district, and carries out the state
wide program through the many
churches In the district.
The Western North Carolina
Conference organized the Womans
Missionary Union in 1893, and It
has been active continuously since
that date. The missionary union
was organized in Waynesville and
Asheville the same year.
imiil State Fair al Raleigh which
opens Tuesdaj, October 19.
Mr. Corpening said the first
farmer in North Carolina that pro
duces 200 bushels (it corn per acre
will receive a fust prize of $1,000
and another $1000 from the State
Out of the 54 fanners from Hay
wood county entered in the con
test, county agricultural officials
have checked 20 fanners and were
encouraged wilh the results. The
results will be announced
with the an-I all workers in each precinct," Mr.
Byers said. "We are elated at the
large number of people that are
registering, as this is Indicative of
a heavy vote in November," he con
tinued. Haywood cast about 11.000 votes
in the last presidential election,
and election officials have predict
ed a vote of 14,000 this year.
WELFARE STAFF ATTENDING
MEETING IN RALEIGH
Mrs. Sam L. Queen, superintend
ent of. Public Welfare, and her as
sistants, Mrs. Wanda Clark, case
worker, Miss Mary Jane Edwards,
child welfare worker, and Miss
Pearl Hayes, case worker, are In
Raleigh this week attending the an
nual state wide meeting for social
workers. The main emphasis of
this meeting will be on child wel
Traffic Heavy In
Area On Sunday
Traffic on Highway No. 19 was
extremely heavy Sunday afternoon,
according to Patrolman O. R. Rob
erts. Hundreds of motorists took
advantage of gong into the moun
tains to see the foliage, while the
air show at Andrews drew an extra
large attendance dur'ng the afternoon.
ments and institutions he has pat- i through December 3. Hunting will
ronized during the time. j be permitted for a two-day period.
Under the terms of the publica-! the announcement related,
tion of the article, the publishers The initial hunt of the season is
granted Judge Smathers permis-. scheduled for unit number one
sion to use part of the article in an- ;wiich includes Big Santeetlah. Lit
other story to be used atfer one lle Santeetlah and Rock Creek
year. j Drainage. The other hunts will al-
This is Judge Smathers" first at-iterllate between units number one
tempt at short story writing and the :and two TllL second unit is corn-
publishers accepted it immediately ! posed of Barkers Creek, Deep
upon submission. He is now work-
i Creek, and Slick Rock Drainages.
ing on a novel, with the scene laid
in this area.
Hornet's Nest Built
James And Holt Buy
Pure Oil Station
Walter James and Carleton Holt
have bought the Pure Oil station
from Herbert Burnette, Jr., and are
now operators. The station Is locat
ed on Main Street next to The
Both the new owners have had
considerable experience in service
No substitutions on original party
list can be made after application
Plans Being Made
For Tobacco Event
Here In November
Mrs. Bertha Kmsland. 7.i. widow
of the lale Ca ll F. in .land, died Sat
urday at 11! : a in .il I he home of
her son. W. ('. Kin i.iiiil, Jr., in At
Mrs K m .l.i ml was a native of
Haywood Count;, and a retired
school tearhei lieing taught for
many years in I In H.ru inid schools.
! She taught in tin- Weaverville
schools tlip ma (lie ,is len years
'j of her acl ive sei h e
She was edit' ,-ifed at l.iMlelou
Academy in n;tli Carolina and
; A'-heville Noimal Teachers' Col-
Funeral -er ice v. i held Mum
! day al 2 in al :n iiel Methodist
I Church, w ltd I tie l(. v t f 1 Drv-
man nl I ;ik'- .In n.i In ,ka officiating
Burial w,e. in the hiirrh ceme
I In addition In her sun in Atlanta.
I she is survived h two daughters,
j Miss Mar;, i; Km J.md of Atlanta
jand Mrs Ifi.berl Sv.mn of Albe-j
! marie; one si lei , " 1 1 . Jennie T
i Norton of Boone, lo brothers.
; Gerald and A 1 1 1 1 Thompson of
Greensboro, and two grundcliil-
Garrell Funeral llmnc was in
charge of arr.iugciiicnls.
Local Guard Unit
In Tank Operation
Approximately 50 members of
Anti-Tank company 120th Infantry
of North Carolina National Guard
unit received instructions in the
operation of M 4 A-l tanks Sunday
afternoon on the 43-acre garbage
t disposal track of Waynesville.
Kach member of the company
'drove the tank arou.i.'. 'he three
fourths mile course at least one
The M 4 A-l tanks weigh around
32 tons and consume about 2 gal
lons of 80 octane gas per mile on
ordinary terra hi. The tanks have
9 rylinder radial motors which de
velop 400 horsepower at 2100 k p m.
The Waynesville police escortrrf
the tanks moving to and from the
training arpa along Dell wood rosd.
Around 150 civilian spectators
witnessed the demonstration
Captain James M Davis, com
pany commander, w as in charge.
Wayne Corpening, chairman of
the econd annual Tobacco Harvest
Festival, has already started push
ing plans for the event to be staged
here November 24. 25, 26 and 27.
All indications are that the festi
val this year will attract more peo
ple than did last year's, which had
an estimated attendance of 10,000,
it was pointed out. Details of the
four-day event are be'ng mapped
out and will be announced later.
The Merchants Association voted
to stage the festival at a meeting
or after successful i two weeks ago and named Wayne
I Corpening as general chairman.
Are Held For
About 1.10 men, hers of the West
tin Carolina Teachers College
alumni met Saturday night for the
annual dinner of the home com
j ing Jonathan Woodv. president.
of the alumni association, presided
al the dinner.
I Resoliilnns were passed express
J ing interest of the alumni in Prof
I Madison, founder of the school, who
i is now in a hospital, one to Prof.
I Reynolds, now retired and living
, at Old Fort, and one to William
; Norton, a member of the original
i board of trustees.
Funeral services for Mrs Eliza- j
beth Miiier Francis tin. who died j Workman Has Narrow
1 1 maj aneiiioon ai tier norne nere
Mrs. Jim Underwood of
Waynesville brought into
Mountaineer office a freak piece
of "home" architecture. Hornets
had selected a branch containing
spvpral artnlps and had onmnletelv
surrounded the bunch with their i m(,rnlnB- "pc,flr,d hold the cam
pecu'.iar style of nest construction. ' Palgn 'p" until nonn Wednesday
It made an unusual appearance ! "an eff"rt . seU "ehveety.lO and
Community Concert Drive
Extended To Wednesday
Leaders of the Communty Con
cert drive in session here Monday
with several of the apples plainly
showing on the sides of the nest.
MRS. FREDERICK MARCH
Mrs. Frederick March, wife of
the movie actor, spent several days
last week at The Lodge. She was
accompanied to Waynesville by her
son, Tony March, who is a student
at Springdale School.
100 memberships needed to assure
the three musical concerts this fall
All last week the committee
worked on the projeirt. trying to
meet the quota of 500 member
ships by Saturday night. Since
the goalis short between 50 and
100 memberships, the leaders felt
that with two and a half days of
additional time, the needed mem
berships could be sold.
I Miss Amelia MacFayden, chair
man of the campaign, said that
there had been but few students
memberships sold. Several patrons
have bought students memberships
in an effort to help the campaign,
and will give the memberships to
different students in the commun
ity when the concerts are present
ed. The student memberships are
$3 each, and the adults' are $6
In the event the quota is not
reached, all persons purchosing
memberships will have their money
refunded, it was announced.
following a short lilness. were held
Sunday at 2:30 p.m. al the resi
dence The Rev. I.. G. Elliott, pastor of
the First Baplist Church of
Waynesville officiated and burial
was in Green Hill cemetery.
Pallbearers were Ray Shoaf. Gor
don Miller, Bouncer Smathers. Da
vis Moore. Roy Campbell, and
Mrs. Francis was a native of Hay
wood County and had resided here
all her life.
Surviving are the husband. Wil
lard Francis, Sr : one daughter by
a previous marriage. Mrs. Viola
Jackson of Indianapolis, Ind.; four
sisters. Mrs. 15. M. Brown of Spruce
Pine: Mrs. Kay Sweaney of Win
lock. Wash.; Mis A. Burton of
Draine. Ore.: and Mrs. Kate Board
man of Tacoina. Wash : one broth
er. Marion Yarborough of Olympia.
Wash.: one grandchild and one
Garrett Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.
Escape From Fall
A workman on the Belk-Hudson
building narrowly escaped serious
injuries Saturday morning when he
fell from a 15-foot scaffold with a
wheelbarrow load of brick. Other
than sUffering SOme bruises and
shock, he was found by physicians
lo be all right. He returned to
work on Monday.
SEE WORLD SERIES
O. R. Roberts and Hugh Laether
wood attended the first two games
of the World Series in Boston. They
flew back Saturday morning.
Killed . . . ; . 4
Injured .... 39
(This information com
piled from Record of
State Highway PatroD. s