jr, DECEMBER 17, 1941
Jven by the Fu-
Club of the
jf school, was
acember 15. Miss
president of the
yas as follows:
pit," Sally Kate
3ilda Faye Mas
j; solo, "White
ms," Anne Cald
y to the World,"
jd Jo Ann Mo
thers, Hilda Faye
Mrs. Frank Med-
THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
He Wants Tombstone Changed
now what won
u get when you
your child wakes
i tormented with
i of a cold, here's
to use Vtcks
gs relief almost
poonful of Vlcks
. bowl of boiling
Izer. Then ... let
ireathe in the
lub Steam. Med
ated upper bron-
t tw VapoRub
it . 4tn'
r ? &t
Ilamu Kendall of Ltnoir, served nine years in prison at the
turn of the century for a murder lie did not commit. And now he
wants the inscription changed on the tombstone of the slain man.
Lawrence Nelson It reads: "Murdered and robbed hy Damp Ken
dall and John Vickers. Sept. 25, 1906." Kendall, standing beside
the tombstone, was cleared of any connection with the case after
serving nearly a decade of his 30-year sentence. He was given a
full pardon. Recently he requested Gov. Gregg Cherry to have
the "slanderous" inscription removed. Cherry referred him to lo
cal authorities. AIJ Photoi.
Recognition of guests. Mrs. Glen
Noland, home economics teacher
and sponsor of the Future Home
Makers Club; poem, Roxie Ann
Crawford; the Christmas Story in
flannelograph by Mrs. Jeannette
Chase; Christmas songs, guests; and
a Christmas poem, Eleanor Kins
land. Mrs. Chase was piano accom
panist. A group of Future Farmers
under the direction of B. F. Nes
biti. agriculture teacher, served the
The Christmas motif was carried
out in the decorations.
viland Patterns In Stock
I Springtime Gainsborough
en Flowers Windsor Arlington
; Johann Haviland Bavarian China
Desert Rose Franciscan China
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Our pharmacists are highly skilled and ex
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Final Rites For
L. B. Compton
Funeral services for the Rev
Lucius B Compton, 73, a native
of Haywood county who died Mon
day afternoon in Asheville, were
conducted Wednesday afternoon
at Haywood Street Methodist
Church near the spot where he
began his work 43 years ago.
Rev. Mr. Compton was president
and founder of Kliada Orphanage,
Inc. .and founder of Faith Cottage.
Officiating were the Rev. W. K.
Paul of Minneapolis. Minn., past
president of the International
Union of Gospel Missions, and I he
Rev. Peter MacFarlane of St.
He had been in declining health
for several months ;nri failed
rapidly followinu a major operation
performed last Tuesday
Mr Compton was born in Hay
wood county and resided here until
he was 15 years "hi As a young
man, he suffered from two infirmi
ties, a crippled knee and stutter
ing speech When he was about
20 years old. he was converted in a
Cincinnati rescue mission and the
speech impediment disappeared. In
later vcirs. he became widely
sought after as a speaker.
A widely-known minister, Mr.
Compton was president of the In
ternal ional Union of Gosprl Mis
sions at the time of his death. The
organization was srheduled to hold
a meeting in Asheville this spring.
Survivors include the widow,
I he former Miss Edith Van Dusen
of Painted Post, N. Y ; a daughter.
Miss Klizaheth Compton; and two
brothers, James Compton of Green
ville. S C. and Tom Compton of
Gold Star Lapel
Buttons Are Now
Gold Star lapel buttons are now
available without charge to wid
ows and parents of those members
of the armed forces who lost their
lives in World War If, according
to James II. Howell. Jr., Haywood
county service officer.
Under the terms of Public Law
30fi. 8l)th Congress, children, broth
ers and sisters are eligible to pur
chase one of these buttons.
"Only one Gold Star lapel but
ton can be furnished any one in
dividual, so they should be care
fully safeguarded," Mr. Howell
cautioned. The wearer's Initials are
engraved on the back of each but
ton before issuance.
"Those desiring to apply for one
of these Gold Star buttons will be
furnished application blanks and
any assistance necessary in com
pleting them." Mr. Howell said For
further information call or write
J. H. Howell. Jr., Haywood county
service officer. Waynesville.
Number One Million!
The one millionth rural telephone to be added by the Bell
System since World War II was placed in service Thursday on the
farm of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Pace in Alamance County. Mr.
Pace is shown at center receiving the instrument from Ray F.
Hewitt. Southern Hell installer, as Mrs. Pace smiles approval. The
first call was made to President Truman by Senator-Elect J. M.
Births at the Haywood County
Hospital this past week:
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Justice,
Route 1, Clyde, a girl on the 10th.
Mr. and Mrs. John Frady, Route
I, Cl.vde, a boy on the 11th.
Mr. and Mrs Norman Burgess,
Caiiloii, Route 1. a boy on the 11th.
Mr. and Mrs Walter Galloway,
Wajuesville, a boy on the 12th.
Mr. and Mrs. Klbert Carpenter,
Route 1. Canton, a girl on the 12th.
Mr. and Mrs. J M. Carver, Route
1, Waynesville, a girl on the 12th
Mr. and Mrs J M. Henson, Can
ton, a boy on the 13th.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert McCall,
Waj nesville, a girl on the 13th.
Mr and Mrs. J. H. Caldwell,
Route 2, Waynesville, a irl on the
13th. " . '.
Mr. and Mr. Clyde rMehaffey,'
Hazelwood, a girl on the 13th. ;.
Mr. and Mrs- Floyd Brown, Route
3, Canton, a boy on .the 14th.
Mi and Mrs. Olla Burchfield,
Waynesville, a boy on the 14th. ;
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kahr, Hazel
wood, a boy on the 15th.
Mr and Mrs. Bryson Cagle,
Route 1, Waynesville, a girl on the
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bramlett,
Cove. Creek, a boy on the 15th.
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Sutton, Can
ton, a boy on the 15th.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cook, Canton,
a boy on the 16th.
"Bird's Christmas Carol" was
presented in chape to the faculty
and entire student body of the
Crabtree-lron Duff High School
yesterday morning by the fifth
grade under the direction of Mrs.
Lloyd C. Brvson.
The readers were George Kirk
patrick. Tommy Kirkpatrick. Car
olyn Bryson. Louise Best, and Ad
die Best. Martha Caldwell played
the part of Carol; Shelby Jean
Tate. Mrs. Bird; Roy Jenkins, Mr.
Bird; Hugh Bird, Way Kinsland;
Donald Bird. Ernest Hoglen; Paul
Bird, Spencer McCracken; Uncle
Jack'. Autrey Best; Mrs. Ruggles,
Bobby Jean Parks.
The Ruccales children: Sarah
Maud, Jean Crawford; Peter. Boyd
Fisher; Clement, Roger McElroy;
Susan, Doris Messer; Kitty, Bar
bara Smith; Peoria. Barbara Ann
Crawford; Cornelius. Jimmie L.
Best; Ellen, Gladys Frady; Larry
Grover Lee Bradshaw.
A play, "The First Christmas"
was also presented with Elaine
Walker playing the part of Mary;
Peggy S. Greene and Annetta Fer
guson, the angels; Louis Franklin,
Hugh Presnell. Billy Jo Lowe, Tom
my Rathbone. Gene Parks, and Al
vin Chambers, the shepherds; Hen
ry E. Massie, Charles Hannah and
Boyd Brown, the kings.
BALDWIN CITY, Kan. U.P.)
Rev. Charles W. Bailey, retired
miinster who soon will be 101 years
old, officiated at the baptism of his
infant great-grandson, John T.
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FOR ALL THE
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10 A.M. to Noon
2P.M. to 4P.M.
10 A.M. to Noon
2P.M. to 4P.M. 1
(See Tuesday's Ad in this Newspaper for his schedule next week)
VISIT OUR BIG -
Wagons - Dolls - Guns -Tricycles
- Balls - Trucks
AWAIT YOU AT
Home of Better Values"
Almost All Workmen On
The Job At Our Store
Have Gone For The Holi
days All carpenters, brick masons and others,
who are enlarging our store, leave at
noon today for the holidays. There are
jn.st four sprinkler system men on the
job, so you can now shop in less noise
than in the past few weeks.
P.S. Our new heating system is also