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FRIDAY. JANUARY 28.. 1949
Aggressive Young Men
The election of James Kilpatrick as presi
dent of the Chamber of Commerce did not
fume as any surprise to those who have been
associated with him for the past several
He has served as vice president of the or
ganization, and has taken an active part in
the civic affairs of the community. He is
the representative from here on the Western
Carolina Associated Communities, and an
officer in the Rotary Club. He has held many
places of responsibility since coming to Way
nesville. and we predict for the Chamber of
Comnierce another year of growth, and con
structive work for the community under the
leadership of Mr. Kilpatrick.
It is gratifying to also know that the of
fice of the organization will be under the sup
ervision of Stanley Henry, who launches out
orj "hi second year as secretary of the group.
Botn of the gentlemen are young, aggres
sive, yet have enough conservative traits to
keep the ship of the Chamber of Commerce
on an even keel. ' "
A Worthy Project
There is seldom a month which passes that
some drive for funds is not being made.
Citizens sometimes state that these various
money-raising campaigns are "Driving" them
crazy. Most of the drives merit our whole
hearted support and are greatly helping man
kind. We are aware of the heavy demands
being made on individuals which sometimes
seem too great to donate to all of them.
Your judgment must decide on how much
you can donate and to which drives vou be
lieve most worthy.
There is one project, not drive, which we
wish to mention this week and we believe
you'll WANT to give generously to see it
materialized. This project is the building j
of a new 4-H Camp at Wavnesville. The :
camp is to be located at the State Experiment
Station and is to serve every county in the
western district. Each county is to have its
own cabin which will be used by the 4-H
members each summer. When the cabin is
completed any organization or group from
the county who desires may use the cabin
lor meetings or camping.
Madison County's part in the project is
S800.00. If this money can be raised, the
cabin can be built and used this summer.
On the grounds will be a dining hall, recre
ation hall and swimming pooll In past years,
the camp has been located at Swannanoa,
but the property there has been purchased
bv the Government.
"The 4-Hers are enthusiastic over the oAiTtlTZ
pects of having their own cabin like other i location of Park-to-Park highway,
counties and certainly they deserve one 1 Fire Department moves into
Let s all join in and help in this worthy proj- qUarterS PP0Site PSt
ect. If you have any donations to give to Miss Helen Martin goes to Bal-
this. send them to Mrs. Margaret DuBruhl ,i,,10re Hospital to assume the
c .u ii -it- i it 1, , duties of dietician
Smith. Mr. Virgil Holloway or The News- Loan froin PWA for sanitarium
Record. Open up vour hearts and noclcet- here hits snae in Washing
By linimy Hatlo
ii i ii i snant r 7 earn--- i
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j "VTlTH HALF THE HILL SM. .
I EMPTY, TUERES AmAYS -OifrK7Cm .
"we slalom fiend who osl ( Sl&r'm vib
COMES POWN WWEKE W M
EVERYONEELSE IS 60N6 jJ
"IlJANX TO HUGH A WATSON, A oSJi fflSwffl
DOUGLAS HALL, Mc GlLL UNIV., mJO) CPLji iXlWf W
MONTREAL. CANADA V SI 7A g2e&
Looking Back Over The Years
15 YEARS AGO I plans for widening of highway ver of Wavnesville is awarded the
Bits Of Human Interest News Picked iD
Of The Mountaineer Staff-1
plans for widening of highway
from East Wavnesville city limits
to a point beyond the intersection
of the Ratcliffe Cove Road.
Abe Lyman and his famous or
chestra draw large crowd at Presi
dent's ball. Around 1.800 persons
Workmen start remodeling the
interior of the former Joe Mor
mino Fruit Stand to enlarge Eagle
Five and Ten Cent Store.
X" , I T7 .. C f .
books and lets give our 4-Hers something T. co'Zam;
nrniirl nf AnH i " hiwhuiusis
f.vuu Va. uu ItlllClilUCl, clllV
they'll be proud of. And
club or organization can use this cabin for
meetings and camping trips. Marshall News-Record.
10 YEARS AGO
E. L. McKee. highway commis
sioner of the tenth district assures ;
chard at Balsam
Miss Ila Green is bride of Fred
5 YEARS AGO
Stair Sergeant William D.
yer of Wavnesville is awarded the
Distinguished Flying Cross and
Air Medal with three Oak Leaf
Jimmy Swanger is winner of the
U. D. C. Declamation Contest at
the Wavnesville Junior High
; Women's shoes priced up to $3.00
are ration-free for a three-week
Miss Martha Gray Moore of
Bethel is bride of John E. Morgan
Lt. Edgar Duckett is transferred
to Oakland. Calif.
Lt. Hattie J Frazier, U. S. Army
Nursing Corps, arrives safely in
A visitor stepped into the hotel
lobby and asked the clerk how to
get to Waynesville. She told him
he was in Waynesville now. He
then explained that he had been
told to go to Waynesville and then
continue straight on to Sylva. He
was so dog-tired that it seemed a
shame he would have to go any
further in the fog and rain. Those
sitting around wondered if sick
ness m even death might have
caused tne man to drive for many
hours to reach his destination.
The Boss Is the one who comes
in early the only morning you
We hate hardly caught our
breath from the Fall weddings, and
now the Spring weddings are be
ginning to come into our lives like
the Spring flowers. Each season has
its own distinctive type of decora
tive art, so that weddings are never
duplicates. There is always a last
ing satisfaction to a bride to know
her wedding was individually her
own as to the decorations, etc.
Everything comes to him who
waits ... if he doesn't mind
yet to fwl
f,... .... c SfK
mere art J
tho cniv rH
man beings ari , '
that we Would
" this ytaf
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enough t (.tiaCftk'
bulieh t!uld(. u
hand . . . ,
winter j.-.s,,,,,, SJ
"inris lllllll,. ,
in all their ,1,,,,,;;.
M,'s- J- McCraa
every size and shapi
the advertising pi!(i
leg to stand on.
By EULA NIXON GREENWOOD
There's Money In Poultry
The poultry industry has grown by leaps
and bounds in North Carolina, yet thousands
of dollars in eggs and chickens are still ship
ped into the state, according to government
Interest in poultry here in Haywood is
again on the increase, and indications are
that several farmers will give the matter
serious study during the next few weeks.
The fact that there is always a constant
market for eggs and chickens, is in itself,
proof that under proper management, the
pGultryman can always find a profitable mar
ket for his products.
Poultry, like everything else, demands
cartful business management, and thorough
thought and study before it is undertaken.
Since this area lends itself to the profitable
raising of poultry, there is every reason to
believe that ere long this important, and
profitable field will be opened up here.
Monday Is The Deadline
Monday midnight will be the deadline for
1949 state license tags on motor vehicles. This
also applies to the Town of Waynesville tags.
Several years ago the General Assembly
gave 30 days grace for buying license tags,
but provided in the law, a rather stiff pen- . ... L
, , ,. , , F j Many towns and cities have re
alty for yiose Who did not have their tags j cently named a "Man of the Year".
Within thatj)eriod. J Who would you select as the "Per-
With five highway patrolmen on duty mV YW llaywood Co,,n-
Haywood, we expect that the motorists who ;
ventures out in his vehicle with a 1948 tag j Charles E. Ray: -I would name
will be far and few between after midnight r .1'0 Cor"t'ni)g. in his capacity
Mondav -um .seni ne nas Gone most
111 I'loiiHne i ue agricultural devel
opment if the County, and at the
same time serving as president of
C h a m b e r of Commerce, has
brought together more closely the
agricultural, industrial, mercantile
PRESIDENT ... He may deny
it. but A. C. Edwards of Hookerton,
in Greene County, is all set to be
come the new president of the
North Carolina Farm Bureau
Federation when this 75,000-mem-ber
agricultural organization holds
its annual meeting in Asheville
early next month. A veteran legis
lator and one of the leaders in the
Farm Bureau for many years, Ed
wards will succeed Cap Eagles of
Macclesfield, according to reliable
information reaching this column.
By JANE EADS
leadership, as expressed in
and governors are still in
thirties, while several of
Wre don't know which Governor started
the practice, but we are certainly glad to see and ,(n" eroups of th
that Governor and Mrs. Scott will continue' Iim ( . , ,
. .... , , . . Jim Kilpatrick: D. Reeves No
the traditional practice of entertaining mem-1 iand. state highway rommiinr
bers of the General Assembly at a series of for nis fioofl W0lk on the Newport
breakfasts ! n8nwa ' believe this highway
I'" benefit all of Haywood Coun-
we Know tnat t.overnor Scott s depart-1 '-v-ment
of the North Carolina government, the I
executive, is supposed to be separate from xhn
me icgisiduve, oui mai IS no reason lor it onstration Agent, and the Coimtv
new , lives
youthful ranks of their parties, i those elected to the House haven't
is being hailed bv Republicans andvii
rhe news letter included a re
port on campaign activities of some
2 III Mi VfltinO rsir-W"l'lt in Arrtoni'ia
ber of young senators, representa- ,ions whn ininwrt n,.m,,,ti. r.
tral Committees, and women's. la-
Democrats alike as the New Year
gets under way. The Democrats
point to an "unprecedented" num-
XaaMM TxmAmr, January 3S
to stand too far aloof.
It is highly essential that there be working
cooperation between the Governor and the
Legislature. There should also be mutual
understanding and mutual confidence.
We don't know of any better place to de
velop these than over the breakfast table.
Pour the coffee, Governor. The Shelby
Librarian. I think Charles Isley has
really done more for the commun
ity of Waynesville and Hazelwood
than anyone else, through his mu
sic department at this high school
Mrs. Sam Queen: "There are a
number of citizens who have done
outstanding work in the county in
various fields, but the person who,
perhaps, has contacted the great
est number of people in the county
is Wayne Corpening."
MlRiffj IT n F:WnPM I ISJ f:? lawmncb could
ure. But pride that Is only a de
fense against admitting your
shortcomings make it that much
surer that youTl fall a victim to
them; while if' you grew up, as
many of us do, believing that it's
wicked to thin well of yourself,
you may bring about your own
"fall" to appease your conscience.
Are "Instincts" in your mind or In your (tody?
Aanrm They "come Into" your
miadaf eeurae m ytn eetuVd set
recognize then or attempt to arU
iafy them. But according to Dr.
Lawrence S, Kubie, eminent New
York iteuropsyefeiatria. instincts
grow out of Ux bady's tendency to
restore its balance ("bemoee
ataeis") whan At etHsex hac ex
hausted or built up a Burplrjt sup
ply of eae of ft natural consti
tuents. Thus when toe aaek
energy ha been burnt p. the
need te replace K creates the tn
ttnet ef Imnter, which like any
instinct, the aulnd can distort r
uppveatv but nrrer deairoy. .. : k discouraed over temporsry fan-, after his tfeth.
' . W yrH HO, ls Faataii aVisliin ias.t ': ' ' ' j
Does prMe really "b before
ABswer: That depends en two
things: whether it is based on facts
nd whether yow do or do eot feel
Cuilty about iL Honest pride In
proved abilities or talents is ah air
te auccees since it makes you lees
Will yetrr Hfe arffeet the course
Answer: Usually not "genetic
ally," asserts Dr. Hrold F. Blum
of the Nettousl. Cancer Institute.
As aa individual, you . will not
greatly change the heritage of
your descendants unless you're
the bearer of a "mutant gene,"
end even feejnt may be genera
ttons befisrelhe Importance of the
"mutation" (ehange) becomes ap
perent. But. in "cultural erolu- I
tion," you may be of great hnpor
tanc. The ideas and influence of
a single personality like Freud's !
or Hitler's may advance or de
lay human progress for centuries
Lloyd Kirkpatrick: "Wayne Cor
pening for his work as county
agent in promoting the Tobacco
Festival and as president of the
Chamber of Commerce.
Mrs. Carl Mundy: "Wayne Cor
pening because of bis contact and
assistance to so many people."
Letters To The
tives and governors who were
among the successful Democratic
candidates in last November's elec
tions. Ralph E. Becker, chairman of
the Young Republican National
Federation, on the other h.ind.
says the Young Republican move-
...rm lias uennneiy emerged Jrom vibrant
tne jnov. i. election as a major fac- which
tor on me American political scene.
Responsible leaders from all over
the country, in and out of politics,
have besieged national headquar
ters, not with requests or sugges
tions, but with insistent demands
that youth assume a leading role
in bringing the party back to vic
tory in 1950 and 1952."
A recent issue of the "Spot
light," publication of the Young
uemocratic Clubs of America
and farm groups in turning
a heavy Democratic vote on
Mr Becker says that by the close
ol the recent campaign the Young
Republican National Federation
omprised some 2,400 "active and
Young Republican Clubs
were assimilated into 47
"In addition the powerful mo
mentum of this movement carried
through into the college and teen
age iields, he says. "Over 400
college Young Republican Clubs
serve the nation's 2.500.000 col
New Young Democratic senators
in the 81st Congress include Lyn
don B Johnson, 40. of Texas; Estes
THE JOHNSON FAMILY . . .
Everybody around Raleigh is ask
ing questions about "that job"
Charles Johnson, former State
Treasurer, has been expected to
take. Last summer and fall the talk
was that he was considering three
or four positions. The Bank of
Charlotte, it fs understood, held a
place open for him several months,
and then finally took the man who
handled his publicity in his bid for
governor. For weeks now. news
papermen have been awaiting the
announcement of "that job," but
so far nothing has materialized.
As for Cousin Robert Grady, the
feeling here is that his days with
the Utilities Commission are num
bered, definitely. Neither of these
members of the Johnson family
went to the Scott inauguration
ceremonies. They preferred to sit
at a little table in the Capital
Drug Store here at the corner of
Salisbury and Hillsboro streets
and listen, in silence, to it over
ily have been other
crats faced huge del
tober 1. Blythe'sli
naturally high, vim
m bed. Even cat
were looking in k
Then the mirad
and between Octow
cember 31 $608,00
bers and other high J
ricials, with an eye
ment, reached to
books. Joe Bylthe
His cousin, lea
Charlotte, is also i
His book. "Bold Cij
has been doing prel?
nation, though not ic
the best sellers, to
up by a bonk club.
tees a sale of 1O0.M
points out that five of the 14 new Kefauver. 45. of Tennessee; Hubert
Democratic senators are under 43 1 Humphrey. 37. of Minnesota; J.
years of age; at least 45 of 101
new representatives are under 45.
and nine out of 15 new governors
are under 48.
"These figures effectively dis
pose of the ancient Republican wail
that the Democratic party is grow
ing 'old' in office." the Duhlim-
tion continues. It adds that many
of the new senators ror,,.o.'
... 1 f" v .iruid- ,
Allen Frear. Jr.. 48. of Delaware
and Russell Long, 30, of Louisiana.
Among the new Democratic Con
gressmen under 40 are the follow
ing: Chester Chesney, 32, Illinois;
James Noland, 28, Indiana; Eu
gene McCarthy, 32. Minnesota
Richard Boiling. 32, Missouri;
(Continued on Pag 4)
, LATEST GIVE-AWAY PROGRAM'
LIKES UNCLE ABE
Editor The Mountaineer:
I rarely write letters of annroa.
nun, oui round, after reading a
recent copy of the "Mountainr"
wnicn was loaned to me by
menu, mat 1 was going to havr
10 wrue and tell you how very
much I enjoyed "Uncle Abe's
ter". How much better our lives
wouia De ior a little humor!
Of course, coming from Western
aroiinn, myself (Moraarton)
una myseii entranced by Uncle
Abe's ability to "type" so wplli-
the pure Anglo-Saxons in our Dari
01 me country to say nothing of
nis cnarming and original spelling!
Please, could we have another i
these letters soon?
(Miss) Martha Crouch
January 23, 1949 ;
2032 Jefferson St, . .
1 1) 1 TnF tW "r" T " 'I" Ts7Trm tt , '
BAND WAGON ... Joe Blythe,
Mecklenburg State Senator and
Treasurer of the National Demo
cratic Party died suddenly in Wash
ington Sunday. His man Truman,
is safely in office and all Demo
cratic debts are paid. It might eas-
engineer wilh theS
and Public Works Ci
ceived a letter fnc
late last fall asking
his position. Also re
ter of this tyue was
clerk of the UtililM
Flack cleared out of
new Governor mart!
decided to hang if
but now he finds It
along. This he will
this week. Will Rogetf
looked on as the Mj
to succeed him. ThJl
looks from here.
Incidentally, if you
or if you are merdf
farming, you 01
ing the "AgiicuM
which is issued evefll
the N. C. Dt-partof
1. A flogging
13. Like winter
21. To waylay
34. Coin (Chin.)1
S3. Bird 1
3d Music note
ated 39. Ireland
2. Sphere of
43. Buds; as
44- Poor grade
, naoacy ..
Sfluiisa la Next !"
5. New Eng-
. lnd state '
9- A lariat
18. Hard, black
29. To run at
32. Woody .
7. Pendent '