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Arouml -D persons attended the
(iame at the Armory Kriday night
which was sponsored by the Tally
Ho (Tub. a dramatics organization
of (he Wauicsville tlitfh School.
Tile ildiice wa- given in an effort
to raise Hunts for a wire recorder
for tile cltih Music was by Freddy
Martin and his orchestra
Balloon's and red and green paper
streamer-, decorated the ball room
and a banner bearing the
word.-. "A Meiry Christmas To
All". .i placed around the stage.
Ai raniiciiients for the dance were
made ! int-iubei'? of he club with
the ai-taii. e nf Miss Alma Jack
son fa-ult advisor
Chapei uii- were Mr and Mrs
M H P.iuhrs. Mi 5 Roy Reece. Mr
and -. leton eatheib. Mrs
V A Hector. Mr and Mrs Charles
l:le Mr ami Mr? Fiar.K Broun.
Mr aini Mr- M B Brown and Mrs
W t: drier
STATl" ( OI l.FGf STl DFNTS
ARE HI Kl I OR VACATION
Willi Hi e ilo-e of school for the
Chri-iiii.i- .n.iiion ttie following
Etud ni li uiii W.itli Carolina State
College 11. Raleieh hate arrived
at then IejeCtlc hollies Rolf
Kauinian D.111 Watkins Jack Nul
and Hill Kuheson Ra Winsen
huni. Joe Terrell David Mi Crack
en, Jak Alie.v. and Don Swangym
The week before Christmas finds us with a beautiful
4i"ay of Gifts for last-minute shoppers . . .
REGULAR 69c and 79c
2 for 1.25
REGULAR 1.98 and 2.98
LADIES' SCARFS 1.00
fabric, suede, kid and pigskin all colors,
black and white sizee 6 to 8
1.49 to 7.95
2.98 to 3.95
Wool, Rayon and Silk
1.00 to 2.50
All Wool 17.95
James i Elwood, who iti a stu
dent at the University f North
Carolina and a member of the Del
ta Kappa Epsilun fraternity, has
been chosen to represent ihe Uni
versity chapter of the fraternity
at its national convent ion to !c
held in Detroit December 27 to 31
Mr. Elwood, who arrived from
Chapel Hill Thursday to spend
Christmas with his parents. Mr
and Mrs. J I.. Elwood, will leave
for Detroit by plane on next Mon
MARS Hil l. STUDENTS
ARE AT HOME
Students from Mars HU1 College
arrived over the week end to spend
i he Christmas vacation. In the
group were Miss Barbara Hate.
Miss Betty June McCracken. Miss
Bett joe Brown, Miss Mane
Strange. Charles Burgin, R. C
Coffee. Joe Compton, and H.iy
Mrs. Woodson Jones left Sunday
for High Point, where she vwll
visit her brother-in-law and sister.
Mr and Mrs. Joe Doggelt She
will go from nigh Point to Green
Cove Springs, Florida and spend
Christmas with her daughter. Mrs
Bod Medford. and Mr Medford.
Men's Lined or Unlined
A proRiani of special Christinas
inli ne, including Christmas .arols,
was presented by the mixed chorus
from the Waynesville High School
at the December meeting of" the
Woman's Club, held Friday after
noon at the Presbyterian Church.
The chorus, composed of ihty
voices under the direction of
liarles Isley, was introduced toy
Miss Hay BaUard.
Mrs. H Phelps Brooks, head of
the Ail Department of the high
school also took part on the pro
gram and gave an illustrated lec
ture on Christmas favors and dec
orations. Mis. Douglas Giant discussed
londitions in China and urged the
club to Bupport aid to China.
Mrs Frank Kuisey, president,
(.resided during the -business ses
ion and expressed pride in the club
tor having contributed toward
(.hiring the name of Mrs E. L. Mc
Kee on the Woman's Club Honor
I'lauue in Raleigh.
Mi- Frank Ferguson, chairman
ul Christmas Seals, reported that
I lie sale of seals is underway.
Announcement was made that
the annual Christmas tree parly
sponsoied by the club would be
lielil next week at the court house,
it ith Dr. Mart Michal in charge.
Tliree o'tlock was set as I lie time
to hold club meetings during the
Following the program, refresh
ments were served by the hostesses:
Mrs. Cleveland Kirkpatrlck. Mrs.
W A Francis. Mrs. John N. Shool
brinl. Mrs Rudolph Kaufman, and
Mrs. William Cobb.
Decorations for the meeting
were in charge of Mrs. Virgil
Smith and were in the Christmas
motif. The windows were banked
with poinsettas and tables were ar
ranged with Christmas candles.
We wish to thank the Haywood
Huilder'b Supply for subscriptions
to the following magazines Hy
geia. Flying, Nature, School Arts,
Faim Journal i5 years), and Par
ent's Magazine '2 years).
Are you among those who know
and use our magazines? Many of
our borrowers are regular readers
and look forward to the many mag
azines received each week and
month. Last month 109 were taken
out ol our Waynesville headquar
ters. There are a!l types and you
can take your choice from the fol
lowing list: American Magazine,
American Girl, Atlantic Monthly,
Better Health. Better Homes and
Gardens, Book-of-the-Month News,
Boy's Life, Child Life, Cosmopoli
tan, Current Biography, D.A.R.
Magazine, F.nka Voice, Farm Jour
nal. Flying, Good Housekeeping,
Harper's Magazine, Health Bulletin,
Horn Book, Ladies Home Journal,
Life, Log, McCall's National Geo
graphic, National Humane Ueview,
Nature Magazine, Organic Garden
ing, Parent s Magazine, j'opuiar
Government, Popular Home, Popu
lar Mechanics, Popular Science,
Reader's Digest, Redbook, Rotarian,
Saturday Kvenipg Post, School
Arls. Southern Packet, Slate, State
School Facts, Time, We The People,
Wee Wisdom, World In Books.
THE BOOK STORE
SPECIAL LOTS OF
Boohs - Pens
You till have time to enter a name for the painting In onr window
by Dr. Cobb. A beautiful Bible will be given to the permn sub
mitting the winning name. Contest closes Thursday, December
23. Winner to be announced Friday.
The Book Store
THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Polio Patients Back To School
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Nine-yea-old Herman Dallard, a victim of North Carolina's
recent polio epidemic, recites his lessons to Miss Lura Heath at a
March of Dimes treatment center established in an old army camp
near Monroe. N. C. All children among the 300 patients at the
center are given regular schooling by visiting public school teach
ers. Herman, a resident of Kernersville. was one of 2,475 persons
struck by the dread disease in North Carolina during 1948. (AP
Betty McCracken Sings
In Mars Hill Glee Club
Betty June McCracken, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Carey McCracken,
Waynesville, Houte 2, is in the sec
ond soprano section of the Mars
Hill College glee club for 1948-49.
Besides singing in local concerts,
the club, which is composed of 85
voices, appeared in a number of
radio programs, sang before 'the
State Baptist Convention at Char
lotte, and participated with other
Western North Carolina groups in
presenting "The Messiah" at Ashe
ville, December 12.
Mrs. Elizabeth Souther, director,
has announced that this spring the
club will present two local concerts
(April 12, February 1(, will make
a nriet tour, ami will present sev
eral radio programs.
Wallace lirown, Hugh Caldwell,
and Pink Francis, who are attend
ing Wake Forest College, are here
to spend the Christinas holidays at
Miss narbara Francis, who is a
student at Meicdilh College in Ka
leigh. armed Saturday to spend
the holidays, with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Francis.
Miss Jean Hyatt, who is attend
ing Peace Junior College in Ha
leigh, has aimed to spend the
Chri'tina-. vacation with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hyatt.
Miss Fiances Williams, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Williams,
who is a student at Meredith Col
lege, is here for the Christmas va
Mrs. L. H. Eramlett, Mr. and
Mrs. Hoy Heece. Catherine fleece
and Mrs. J. M. Kellett will spend
Christmas in Daylona IJeacu.
Mr. and Mrs. Troy Leatherwood,
Route 2, Waynesville, returned
home Sunday after a visit to their
daughter, Mrs. H. li. Phillips, and
family in Cottageville, S. C.
Free Methodist Chapel
Sets Christmas Event
Tuesday Night At 7:30
A Christmas program will be
presented at the Free Methodist
Chapel on Depot street Tuesday
night, December 21, at 7.30 o'clock.
Between 30 and 40 boys and
girls, including Beginners, Prim
ary, Junior and Young People's de
partments of the Sunday school,
will partiepate in telling the old
story ol Divine Love, in poem.
prose and song.
Candlelight carols will be one of
the special features of the Christ
mas program, along with special
instrumental and vocal numbers.
Rev. Charlotte Bishop and Rev.
Ruth Gruber are pastors of the
WCTC STUDENTS AT
HOME FOR HOLIDAYS
Students from Western Carolina
Teachers College at Cullowhee ar
rived on Saturday to spend their
Christmas vacation at home. In the
group were Hugh Constance, Jack
Arlington, Harry Jaynes, Jack. Al
lison, Itronson Matney, Hill Swift.
Ted Martin, and Miss Jane Mc
Cracken. Mrs. Robert Goldsworthy, of Oak
Park, III., arrived Saturday to
spend several days with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Burgin.
Mrs. Lois B. Hendry and young
son left Sunday for a visit to rela
lives in Washington, D. C, and Nor
folk. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Tingen and
small (laughters. Ann and Mary, of
Fiupiay Springs, are here to spend
Hie holiday season with Mrs. Tin
gen's parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. M.
Dr. and Mrs. J. D. Wilbanks, of
Tampa, arrived Sunday for a visit
to the former's nephew, Rill Cobb,
and Mrs. Cobb.
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald West, of
Marietta, Georgia, are visiting rela
tives in Waynesville this week.
Mr. and Mrs. William Clark and
Billy, Gene, and Jackie Howell, of
Jacksonville, Florida, are expected
Thursday to spend Christmas with
Mrs. Clark's sisters, Mrs. Robert
lircese and Miss Mary Ray.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Hill and small
daughter, Mary Elizabeth, of Mor
ristown, Tennesse, arrived Satur
day for a visit to Mrs. Hill's par
ents, Dr. and Mrs. Tom Stringfleld.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Edwin Roth
rock and young son, "Brick", of
ReidsviUe, have arrived to spend
Christmas with Mrs. Rothrocks
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Siler.
Mrs. Sara G. Quisenberry and
daughter, Miss Orra Quisenberry,
of Bayside, Long Island, who for
merly resided in Waynesville, are
here to spend the winter at the
home of Mrs. Mabel Brown Abel
Mr. and Mrs. James Cherry of
Waynesville are- spending the
Christmas holidays in Detroit visit
ing relatives and friends.
Harry Lee Liner, Sr., left Friday
for Sarasota, Florida to Join Mrs.
Liner, who is spending the winter
Mr. ahd Mrs. Frank Underwood
and sons, Carol and Kenneth, left
Sunday for a vacation in Key West
They wtre accompanied as lat as
Orlando by Aaron Hyatt
Billy Prevost Wins
Apple Essay Contest
Billy Prevost, student at Hazel
wood school, was awarded first
prize of $15 in the apple essay con
test, sponsored in connection with
Apple Week here last month.
Second place in the contest was
won by Tom Garret, sludeni at
Saunook school, who was awarded
a prize of $10. Daryle Caglc. stu
dent at Waynesville Junior high
school, won $7.50 as third prize.
The essay contest was sponsored
Jointly by the Chamber of Com
merce and the Smoky Mountain
Apple Growers Association. The
awards were presented during a
program Friday afternoon over
WHCC. Dave Felmet presented the
awards on behalf of the sponsors.
MUCH LABOR FOR LITTLE
WICHITA, Kan. ( U.P.i Thieves
huffed and puffed to pick up, load
and haul away a thousand pounds
of scrap iron. Police said the loot
was worth only $23.
UNC STUDENTS ARRIVE
FOR CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS
Among the students at the Uni
versity of North Carolina who are
spending the Christmas holidays at
their homes in this community are:
Tom Ray, Robert Breese, II. C.
Turner, Bill and Wingate itannan,
Cyril Minette, Jimmy Flwood, and
Miss Jean Crouser has arrived
from the University of North Caro
lina to Spend the holidays with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Crous
Miss Claire Howell, who is a
member of the senior class at
Western Carolina Teachers College,
arrived Friday to spend the Christ
mas holidays with her parents.
Mrs. M. II . Reeves has returned
home after a visit with her sister,
Mrs. D. S. Vandiver, in Anderson.
Miss Mary Margaret Smith is
leaving today for China Grove,
where she will spend the Christmas
holidays with her mother.
Miss Elise DcLozier, assistant
home demonstration agent, is leav
ing today to spend the Christmas
season at her home in Ashcvilic
Famous and Traditional
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Canton Club On
Frank M. Byers. a nu n,i
the board of trustees ut n,.,
wiod County hospital, sp,,;.,. , .
fore the Canton Ciut.,,, t.l4
Thursday, and gave a n-pmi
the hospital costs ol opir.,n,,M ,
patients cared for and situ.,.. n
Operatng costs fur iht. UhHllil
of November amounted n, j
202.74, with cash ivuipis i,","
ed at $11,031.21.
Patients listed fur the month
were 2(i7, with 1,227 iot.,i
cut days. There wer 71! hull,,
and six deaths recorded
There were 9113 full p:n- p:l llt
days; 29 part pay patient
and 215 free patient -p,,,,
average cost per day p,., paium
was given at $!(9.i.
Accounts receivable at the r l,,. ,.
of November were $:t.:!nu. ami ac
counts parable $4,022.33 Salai i...
for the month amounted tu $7.
580.41, and in the maud jun
report at the November Unn m
court, an increase in pay . iv
We Will Be
SKUVING A I)K IJCIOl'S CHRISTMAS DUB?
Will Close Monday. December 21th
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