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, all men refrain-
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I era of 100 years
Stco Harvest Festi
jade it mandatory
use tobacco in one
during the festival
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than the chair
tpening. growing better to
, everything he can
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wood burley, but
does he use in
lieve his two assist-
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Are Blue
aan dampened the
a football fan here
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out begging peo
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I in nearby towns.
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its if they would
lent. After looking
the offer was de-
fair dawn of Sat-
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Chapter of the
ation for Infantile
told a county-wide
Wednesday, Novem
fowne House here,
reat luncheon will
Irect the work in
ig the annual cam-
soon be launched,
Deluding the chair-
of Waynesville, is
kairman, and Beek--chairman.
s chairman of the
4 and Mrs. Clifford
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noon Monday)
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The Waynesville Mountaineer
63rd YEAR No. 93
County Has Best Tobacco Crop In
Haywood County Tobacco Ready For Market
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Shown above grading tobacco on the Mason Medford farm in lion jj TRf Jf f j
Duff township for the market which opens November 29 are id &f - swSl J i f
Frady ,left; Lee Williams, center; and Mr. Medford. Some of the VCHHl 1 f'
above tobacco will be entered in the Tobacco show Friday after- , ' - sT v
noon. ' fefvt'
Two Haywood
Killed In Auto Mishaps
Death rode Haywood highways Sunday, and claimed the lives of
rtpour of rain r"rt-fwo nS Afferent accident. The
seven for highway fatilities in the
last year's total at this same time
Funeral services will be held
Tuesday afternoon at two o'clock
for Wilford Carver, 31, who was in
stantly killed when the lightweight
truck he was driving struck a 5
foot bank on the Crabtree-Pnnther
Creek road. He suffered a broken
neck, and was alone in the vehicle
at the time of the accident, investi
gating officers said.
Services will be held at the Fines
Creek Baptist Church, with Rev.
Vinson Plemmons officiating. In
terment will be in the church ceme
tery. Pallbearers will be Sam Jones,
Sam Brown, Luther Surretl, Homer
Justice, Wayne Ferguson and Rob
ert Brown.
(See Wilford Carver Page 2)
AAA Elections
Will Be Held In
County Dec. 2-3
Community committee elections
will be held in Haywood county on
December 2 and 3, it was announc
ed today by George Stamey, chair
man of the county Agricultural
Conservation Committee.
At these elections, committee
men to administer the Agricultural
Conservation program and related
programs during 1949 will be
Since both the program and
price supports are of vital concern
to farmers in this county, it is to
the best interest of each farmer
to participate in this election, Mr.
Stamey explained.
Mr. Stamey reported that any
person is eligible to vote in the
(See AAA Election Page 7
Symphony Society Drive
For Members Is Underway
James L. Kilpatrick will serve as
chairman of the committee for the
1949 campaign for membership in
the North Carolina Symphony So
ciety. Serving with Mr. Kilpatrick
as co-chairmen will be Mrs. Jona
than Woody and Miss Betsy Lane
The drive will begin on Monday,
kovember 29 and the goal of the
local chapter will be to raise suf
ficient funds to provide one eve
ning and one afternoon children's
concert by the North Carolina Lit
tle Orchestra during its spring
Membership Drive
The Society requires that a por
tion of the actual cost of appear
ing in each community .come
Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County
United Press
County Men
two deaths brought the total to
county this year
just one under
i -
Frank E. Haj nes, 78. retired
farmer, and former police Judge
and mayor of Clyde, we, instantly
killed about 5:40 Sunday afternoon
as he attempted to cross Highway
No 19-23 at the Main Street inter
section in Clyde.
Mr. Hdjues was fatally injured
when slnn'k by an automobile
which Patrolman E. W. Jones said
was driven by Glenn Hampton Ury
son, 'l.i. of Clyde.
Funeral services for Mr. Haynes
will be held Tuesday at the Clyde
Baptist Church at 2:30. with liev.
f) D. Gross, pastor, officiating,
and assisted by Rev. W. T. Medlin,
Jr., pastor of the Clyde Melhodist
Church, and Rev. R. '. McCracken,
of Crabtree.
Interment will be in the Pleasant
Hill Cemetery. Nephews of the de
ceased will serve as pallbearers and
nieces will be flower girls.
Cpl. Jones said Monday noon that
Bryson, a clerk, was out under a
$5,000 bond, and would be given a
hearing at 5 p. m. the '24th before
Magistrate Ralph Mease, of Canton.
Being held in jail in default of a
(See Frank E. Haynes Page 2)
News Deadline Moved
Up To Wednesday Noon
The news deadline for Friday's
edition of The Mountaineer will
be Wednesday at 1Z o'clock since
the paper will be printed one
day earlier than usual. The news
paper wil be placed in the mall
Wednesday afternoon.
The deadline is being moved
up in order to give the employes
of The Mountaineer a Thanks
giving holiday on Thursday,
through memberships within that
particular community. Member
bership can be secured for as little
as $2.00 but a number of active
memberships at $5.00 are needed
if the quota is reached. Donor
and patron memberships at $25
and $100 are also needed.
The Little Symphony of the
North Carolina Symphony Orches
tra is a group of 23 musicians
selected from the full orchestra
and is conducted by Dr. Benjamin.
Swalin. It is especially adapted to
smaller communities where facili
ties are inadequate to accommodate
the larger group. It contains the
four important choirs of a full sym
prony and its repertoire is wide
(See Symphony Orchestra Page 2)
and Associated Press New
Heavy Docket
Marks Opening
Of Court Here
"One of the biggest terms of
Superior Court that Haywood
County has ever had," according to
Thud D. Bryson. district solicitor,
convened at the court house thla
morning with Judge H. Hoyle Sink
of GreenslKiro, presiding.
A total of 175 cases appear on
the rrowded court docket, Soliritor
Bryson reported.
Judge Sink announced Ibis morn
ing that no court will be held
Thursday and Snttirriav of this
week. The criminal term of superi
or court is expected lo continue
here for two weeks.
Judge Sink marie a brief charge
to the grand Jury before the croup
retired from the court to decide
on Irue bills and a general survey
of Haywood county needs.
The following compose the grand
jury: David Underwood, foreman;
G. C. Clark. Cash Caldwell, C. A
George, Joe A. Parks, Dick Moody.
J. M. Palmer, Taylor Wilson, Joe
N. Tate, Merriett L. Messer, Eld
ridge Caldwell, Hufus Marcus,
Boone F. Gagle, George H. Jones,
Aleny Mehaffey, L. II. Baldwin,
Hugh Ferguson, and Way N.
J. R. Morgan Attending
Election Board Meeting
J. R. Morgan is attending a meet
ing of the State Board of Elections
in Raleigh today, where an official
canvass of the vote of November
2 will be made. Mr. Morgan said
that a letter from the secretary of
the board last week indicated that
there were no controversial mat
ters to come before the board.
m Schedules Will Be
Materially Changed Here
Beginning Sunday Nov. 28
Effective next Sunday, the mail
schedules for Waynesville will be
materially changed, it was an
nounced yesterday by Postmaster
J. H. Howell.
The new highway post office will
make its initial run Saturday for
public inspection, and carrying
only mail for the "first trip" post
marks. The bus will be here for
15 minutes Saturday morning, ar
riving at 7:06 and departing at 7:21.
The first regular run of mail will
be handled on Monday, the 29th,
as the bus will not operate on Sun
days. Since the bus will not oper
ate on Sundays, Waynesville will
receive only one mail on Sunday
from Asheville, that at 5 o'clock
In the afternoon. There will also
be one outgoing mail on Sundays,
at 8:30 a. m.
Two Daily Trips
The highway post office will ar
rive here daily at 7:02 a. m. from
At The Eastern Entrance Of The
Says County
Crop Is Best
He Has Seen
"The Haywood county tobacco
crop this fall is one of the best
that 1 have seen in Western North
Carolina," commented J. W. Van
Arsdell. hurley tobacco specialist
from KeutucKv, ait cr completing
nine tob:icco demonstrations in this
Mr. Van Arsdall. a hurley grow
er himself, slated thai the impres
sive crops are due mainly to the
best curing season this section has
enjoyed in the past decade.
"As We have demonstrated in
meetings this' past week, particu
lar pains should be taken in grad
ing and keeping tobacco in the
right order and condition before
delivering it to the market." the
tobacco specialist remarked. Mr.
Van Arsdall is said to be one of
I he fastest graders ever lo put on
a demonstration here.
Mr. Van Arsdall stated that when
tobacco is taken to market in too
high order. It will be marked as
wet and will have no protection
under the floor price. "If possible,
(See Good Tobacco Page 2)
Union Service Set
Thursday Morning
At Baptist Church
The annual crimmunity-wide
Thanksgiving service will he held
at the First Baptist Church. Thurs
day 'rnorning at 9 o'clock. Rev.
M. R. Williamson, pastor of the
Presbyterian Church, will deliver
Hie sermon, and other ministers of
th town will have a part in the
Special music will be given by
the combined choirs of the
churches, under Hie direction of
Charles Isley, wilh Mrs Douglass
Moore nt the organ
An offering will be taken for the
orphanages of the participating
churches. F.arh church will have
their own envelopes which will be
passed out to the people as they
enler the church Ushers from the
various churches will distribute the
envelopes, take the offering, and
separate according to churches in-
(See Union Services Page 2)
Business Places Close
Hero Thursday; Schools
Have Two-Day Holiday
Business places in Waynesville
and vacinity will close Thursday,
November 25, for Thanksgiv'-ne.
The stores here will remain open
all day Wednesday, Dave Felmet,
president of the Merchants Asso
ciation announced.
The city and county schools
will observe a two-day holiday
Thursday and Friday. The crim
inal term of Haywood county
superior court will not be in ses
sion Thursday. All county and
city hall offices will be closed on
Thanksgiving Day.
Asheville enroute to Blue Ridge,
Ga. The bus will arrive back here
enroute to Asheville at 5:21 p. m.
The star route will leave here at
9 a. m. daily and Sunday enroute
to Asheville, and arrive at 5 p. m.
daily and Sunday enroute to Bry
son City.
A temporary schedule, daily ex
cept Sunday, is for a bus to pick
up mail from the New York train
each morning in Asheville about 9
and arrive here between 11 and
noon. The same bus will leave
here at one enroute to Asheville.
Postmaster Howell said that all
mails will close 30 minutes before
the mail leaves the office. Which
means that the mail leaving here
at one o'clock, actually has the bags
closed at 12:30.
The general public is invited to
be on hand to inspect the bus on
its initial trip here next Saturday
Great Smoky Mountains Nat
Lake Junaluska Assembly
Haps Six Major Projects
Costing About $225,000
Six major projects which will
cost about $225,000 were approved
for Lake Junaluska by the General
Board in session in Atlanta last
These projects are the first of a
huge expansion program which
was approved in principal by the
board. The board accepted the
master plan as presented by the
building and grounds committee
through their engineer, taking it
as the ideal to build to, through
out the years to come.
Sewer System
Scheduled to he let shortly, is a
contract for construction of a $50..
000 sewer system for the Lake,
with specifications that the project
be completed by June 1949. Dr.
Frank S. Love, superintendent,
said bids are now being accepted
for the work.
The general board set up money
to immediately improve the roads
throughout the Assembly grounds,
and to renovate the bridge acros
(he dam. A general beaut ificat ion
program is also in the plans for
immediate consideration.
$50,000 For Cabins
The upper part of the Lake will
be dredged, and about $50,000 in
vested In cabins on the Lake
grounds. Tentative plans are to
erect the cabins near the new west
gale, Dr. Love will be
later determined by the building
and grounds committee.
The general board also designal-
iSrr Lake Junaluska Page 7)
One Injured In
Four-Car Wreck
Sunday Morning
One person was taken to the lios
pit al and another was slightly in
jured in a four-car accident on
Main street around 4 o'clock Sun
day morning, Chief Orville Noland
reported this morning.
Carl Turner of Canton, employ
ed by the Asheville Citizen, driv
ing a 1947 Jeep, was taken to Hay
wood county hospital with minor
injuries. Billy Ramsey another oc
! cupant of the Jeep, was slightly
' injured in the mishap,
j The jeep, along wilh two other
cars were allegedly struck by a
1946 Cadillac, driven by Noble
Garrett. Jr.. who was arrested for
reckless driving.
The other car involved in the
accident was a Model A pick-up.
which was parked on the street.
Joe H. Webber reported to the
police that his Crosley had been
damaged in the wreck.
Colored Lights To
Shine Wednesday
Electrical crews of the city light
department were pushing yester
day to get some 4,000 colored lights
strung on the streets and in front
of the Armory by Wednesday night.
The lights will be turned on for
the Tobacco Harvest Festival, and
will also burn during the Christ
mas season.
The lights are being put on Main
Street. Church Street, at the Depot
and in front of the Armory.
John Hipps Is Top Buyer
In Fat Stock Show, Sale
The top buyer at the 13th annual
Western North Carolina Fat Stock
Show and Sale in Asheville last
week was John Hipps. Haywood
county commissioner, wbn pur
chased 18 head for $6,381 30. He j
was buvinz in the name of Hipps
and Bob Ramsey of Marshall.
An average of 35.6 cents a pound
was paid for 65 head of cattle with
a total weight of 64,200 pounds.
The price paid for the animals was
$22,906.20 to 4-H Club members
and Future Fanners of America.
The top price paid for a Hay
wood county calf was by the A.
and P. Food Stores of Asheville,
who paid 37Vi cents per pound for
a calf owned by Charles Stamey,
mrmh i of the Bethel 4-H Club.
ional Park
$3.00 In Advance In
Recent Years
Citizenship Pilgrim
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh
Massie, who has been selected
"Citizenship I'ilgrim" from the lo
cal school in the state-wide contest
sponsored by the State Society of
the Daughters of the American
Mary Ann Massie
Is Selected .
DAR Pilgrim
Mis Mary Anne Massie, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs Hugh Massie,
has been selected by the faculty
and student bodv of the Waynes
ville Township High School to rep
resent the school and the Dorcas
Hell l.ove Chapter, Daughters of
the American Revolution in the
annual Pilgrimage contest, spon
sored by the DAR in high schools
throughout the United Stales.
The selection of a Pilgrim is
based on leadership, scholarship,
rharnclcr, and contribution to com
munity service.
As local winner Miss Massie will
(Sec Mary Ann Massie Page 1)
Passenger Plane
Makes Forced
Landing In Field
A beautiful two-passenger plane
made a forced landing here short
ly after noon Sunday in a field on
Plotl Creek doing about $700 dam
age in the landing. No one was
The plane was from New Jersey
and enroute lo Knoxville. Running
low on gas. the pilot, who was
alone, turned back from Sylva. not
seeing th port there, passed over
Waynesville and got as far as Can
ton, then returned here to land in
the Plotl creek field, which he had
spotted on his flight over. Just as
he started lo land, some cattle
loomed up in the paslure, and he
had to take an auxiliary pasture,
and in an effort to get to the field,
struck a power line.
The plane landed after breaking
the propellor and damaging the
wiim tips.
Local plane owners went to the
scene lo help the visiting aviator.
' The First National Bank purchas
ed a calf from Dan Davis. Iron
Duff 4-H Club member, for 35
cents a pound Underwood Lum
ber and Supply company bought a
calf from
C E Ray
Ted Francis for 35V&.
and Sons purchased an
animal from Woody Best. FFA
member at Crabtree, for 34 cents
a pound.
C. E Ray and Sons bought a
calf from Joe Marshall for 33V4
cents per pound. Waynesville
Lions Club purchased a calf for 35
cents per pound from James Mor
row, of Clyde 4-H Club. Farmers
Federation bought an animal from
David H. Tate, member of Crab
tree 4-H Club, for an average of
(See John Hipps Pag 7)
Female Shopper - a
who cm ehmrt a nm thronch
a department store aide IS
Indies wide without Crashing
arainst the stacked glaaeware oa
each aide, and the drive heme
end knock the dears eff a twelve
foot carafe.
Haywood and Jackson Counties
Square Dance
At Armory
Opens Event
The second annual Haywood
County Tobacco Harvest Festival
which opeus here Wednesday
night, November 24. with a barn
warming at the Armory, is expect
ed to attract one of the largest
crowds of any event held in Hay
wood county in the past decade,
according to Wayne Corpening,
county agent and general chair
The program for the four - d:y
festivities is loaded with a full
slate of entertaining features
which will include one of the most
elaborate parades ever staged here,
on Friday afternoon, at 2 o'clock.
Elaborate Parade
Six bands from towns in West
ern North Carolina will highlight
the parade. Those bands scheduled
to participate are the Waynesville
high school junior and senior
bands, Mars Hill College band. Can
ton high school band. Appalachian
high school and Hendersonville
school band. Thirty floats, includ
ing 16 commercial floats. wilUtake
part in the gala parade. Charles
Isley was in charge of arranging
for the bands, while A. P. Ledb?t
ter Is chairman of the commercial
float committee.
The parade will be followed by
an address by Lt Governor I,. Y.
Ballentine, who will speak at the
courthouse, Friday afternoon at
2:30 o'clock. Mr. Ballentine is the
newly elected commissioner of
agriculture for the stale Oneof
the features of the Friday's pro
gram will be a handicraft fair
sponsored by the county hone
demonstration women at the court
house starting at 10:30 o'clock.
All events of the seoenri annual
(See Tobacco Festival Fage 7t
Handicraft Fair
Highlights Event
On Fri. Morning
The Handicraft Fair, a new i"-:a-lure
of the second annual Tobacco
Festival. Mill be held on Friday
morning In the Waynesville court
room, Mrs. Clyde McNabh, Mrs Guy
Hill, Mrs. Jeff Dalrymple, accom
panied by Miss Louise Mathews,
assistant home agent, will give a
demonstration on crafts The
Cherokee county group will also
bring their exhibit for display that
attracted so much comment at the
State Fair. The articles made by
Cherokee County Crafters and on
exhibit will be for sale.
Judges for the crafts exhibit will
be Miss Anne Benson Priest, home
(See Handicraft Show Page 7)
Father Of
Mrs. McCracken
Dies Sunday
J. R. Kee, father of Mrs. J. R.
McCracken, was fatally injured in
an automobile accident near Cor
nelius. N. C. Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Kee was taken to Memorial
Hospital in Charlotte following the
accident but he did not regain con
sciousness. He made his home in
Cornelius with a daughter, Mrs.
Bessie Beam.
Mrs. McCracken left early Mon
day morning to attend the funeral
services, plans for which were in
complete at that time.
Record For
i (To Date)
In Haywood
Killed . . . ; . 7
Injured.... 40,
(This information com
piled from Records of
State Highway patrol).

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