STANDARD Kj i c,, Comp 220-230 S First S IfHJtSVIIXK KY D ights The Florida The Waynesville Mountaineer" - UNCLE ABE SEZ Not all silent folkes air deep thinkers; but no deep-thinker j is a rattletrap. Published Twite-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park - I 61th YEAH NO. 19 8 PAGES Associated Press and United Press News WAYNESVILLE. N. C, TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 1949 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties Season St. Petersburg. ,...., R G. Ue. that West co'" lore visitors. General Trend. , (.a,.rled enc-our- ola. Kridii""- other places, mi in f story, report was: ,..,laliollS. ..(.(ciiiiiih" . I Ms1 he ,rs more c areful From Orlando: hut longer nine, ttucli I""'"-.'; t said: r A in Icancy louuu ... Lnt houses. sburs summary fcappy: appliance jewelry iraae rUnK tliese ousi ,unda. February Strain Article life Wilier, editor i a circulalion ol ed a port ion oi inn dogs in the nit hoiiiifl strain nil in this sec- Foomr Projieds &t Late Vtesmk Dorothy Grant Writes A New Book -"John England -American Christopher" Writes Book irts relates the peciTir informa- loiinri strain. The are of a reddish jially came from hev were used of boars and fidoniitablr tour- cold trail, thP for liis work. lan I'lott came IngiiiK his hounds d in the moun- 'olina. He rear- dogs for bear lesccndanls con- Sportsmen, ad aud courage of ad the strain (tern part of the It be expected, for a particular jla.v, as a result, fnl have identi fy tc Has Four Feet now four feet office than it J to excavations f et levels shown away for the n office. Jet was paved. it of the town ifi'oiisiderably, in it. "e, but Main F5's been as it MRS. DOROTHY F R E M O N T GRANT has just published an other book, the story of a hunt ing firsl bishop of Charleston. 161 Attend Baptists Meeting A record crowd at'eiid-d the Baptist Training Union at the High Street Baptist church in Canton Sunday afternoon for a leader's council meeting. According to rec ords taken by Miss Daphne Boone, Baptist worker, 161 were present, with 146 attending the various con ferences. Twenty-two churches had repre sentatives present, and 12 pastors were in attendance, the report showed. There are only 23 Baptist churches in the county with train ing unions, Miss Boone said. Mrs. Sam Knight, director of Hie county, presided and the general theme of the meeting was "Faith fulness". Among those leading confer ences included: Mrs. Ned Moody. Mrs. Emmett Green. Dr. II. I.. Smith, Sam Saunders, Mrs. Albeit Messer, Miss Boone, Mrs. P. H. Gentry, Mrs. Earl Reece, and Mrs. Dave Cabe. P. H. Gentry was chorister and Miss Grace Erwin, pianist. MILWAUKEE - A Catholic bishop. John England known best as "father of the Catholic press in the United Stales" was one of the outstanding pioneer heroes of Church and state in the period just prior to the Civil War. The story of this fighting first bishop of Chaileslon is recorded in a newly published biography by Dorothy Fremont Grant entitled. "John England . . . American Christo pher".. Mrs. Grant is a Waynes ville resident. She is the wife of Douglas Grant. Written as the book is. by a convert Catholic whose owli con version occurred in an atmosphere of bigotry, similar to that in which Bishop England-himself worked, it presents a sympathetic approach to the circumstances under which the pioneer prelate labored. Under standing the significance of Bishop England's episcopate, which singu larly pioneered in gaining rightful respect for the Catholic Church in America. Mrs. Grant has painted a powerful portrait of a man whose history has been recorded mostly through his reforms and countless (Sep Dorothy Grant Page 8) Ferguson Feels Utilities Bill Will Not Pass G C. Ferguson, town manager, feels that the Legislature will not pass the proposed utilities bill. He represented Waynesville at a hear ing Friday, which was attended by representatives of sixty. towns of North Carolina, who own their electric utility system. The proposed bill would place towns owning their systems under I he jurisdiction of the State Utili ties commission, which in turn would set rales for power and services. There was bitter protest to Hie bill. The proposed measure started in Wilson, where some dis satisfaction arose from customers outside of the town. It Is Moving Day For Town And Chamber Of Commerce 'jri--i ' n 1 i :: - IJ i I III - ' ' V ' ) Our photographer caught this picture of Stanley Henry, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce and G. C. Ferguson, town manager, as they moved into their new offices yesterday. Henry moved almost everything earlier last week, but here he is shown carrying in a typewriter. Ferguson has an armful of tax books. The new offices were built in I he Town Hall building, on Main Street. This is a Mountaineer photograph by Ingram's Studio. mpidtiorni New Sewer Six Hurt Wrecks 0 m SEBE BRYSON IMPROVING Sebe Bryson, who has been a patient at Moore General Hospital for the past two weeks, was re ported to be improving yesterday. ier Boy Finds Route Affords usiness Training ""other car- aneer. is finrl. "ier boy is a "oney and also M's. Kenneth route fifty pt,r weeks. Irs old, and the s S. Shelton, "e is in the ivnt-sville high. r'Jl.e. Kenneth 51 ' Boy Scout "'wived three 'or carpentry, ; repairs. ! of 'he Barber- j. hp w"uld iike ou,e. he said: le 11 not only 7e"ce, but I 1 maRe." m Hair and tiot le 'ernperature staff of the Max. 53 61 67 53 Min. 12 20 32 46 Pfi4 kv-.i ' jit sj: KENNETft SHLTO?l is snown leaving The Mountaineer office with his papers. He has increas ed the number of customers by fifty per cent. Photo by Ingram's Studio. Two Community Wide Meetings Are On Schedule Two community-wide meetings on the development program have been arranged, according to Wayne Corpening. county agent. On Friday night Aliens Creek citizens will meet at the school at 7:30 to discuss organizing a general program, and then on Wadncsday the IGlh, the citizens of Crabtree will meet to formulate their plans for a development program. Iron Duff held their meeting las,t week and organized. Several other communities arc discussing the matter and are ex pected to have meetings at an early dale. Committees Named For Two Fox Hunter Groups Appointment of a membership committee featured a meeting of the Haywood-Jackson Fox Hunters Association Saturday in the Court house here. The committee includes: Jack West of Clyde, Devoe McElfoy of Iron Duff. Joe Davis of Jackson County. Tom Davis of Waynesville and Merritt Parton of Jonathan Creek. Annual election of officers was postponed until Tuesday. March 23, at 7:30 p. m. J. W. Killian, presi dent, presided. Equalization Bbafd Will Meet Here Next Week The board of commissioners will sit as a board of equalization and review all next week, it was an nounced yesterday by George A. Brown, Jr., chairman. The board will be in session to hear any taxpayer in respect to the valuation of property in the county, and to correct any errors, This Is the only time the commis sioners have the authority to change the valuation of real estate. On the 14th the board will hear those from Ivy Hill, Jonathan Creek . White Oak and Calaloochee townships. Tuesday, March 15th. Fines Creek, Crabtree and Iron Duff townships. Wednesday, March 16, Pigeon. East Fork, and Cecil Townships. Thursday, March 17, Waynesville township. Friday. March 18, Beaverdam and Clyde townships. To Open Bids on Grading Memorial Plot Friday Bids for building the walls and grading the Memorial Plot in Green Hill Cemetery will be opened at noon Friday, at the Town Hall. Clayton C. Walker, representing the service organizations, who are co-sponsors of the project, said work would be pushed as rapidly as possible in order to get shrub bery planted within the next few weeks. Champion Paper and Fibre Company are giving the shrubbery for the plot. 400 Attend Services At Clyde's New K . Church Six persons were injured two seriously when their car left the Soco Gap Highway, turned over several times and landed in .lona than Creek after tumbling down a 20-foot embankment, abou one o'clock Sunday morning. The investigating officers marvel that all six occupants were not in stantly killed in the wreck which demolished the car. All passengers were from Bryson City. The car was traveling west at the time of I lie wreck. Two occupants of the ear remain in the Haywood Hospital, one in Mission in Asiieville, and three have been dismissed. Harrold Cope. 19. remained un conscious at noon Monday, al though attendants at the Hospital said his condition was "gradually improving". Aaron Hohinson, 20. was feeling in in li improved Mon day noon, all hough suffering from being shaken up and bruises. Miss Frances Johnston, 20. wa,, removed to t In- Mission hospital in Asiieville on Sunday. following firsl aid I real merit at Hie hospil.il here. Joseph Ellis I'Me.s. 21). owner and driver of I he 1041 Chrysler, was dismissed from the hospital Sun day. Estes is under $500 bond, (See Siy Hurt PaRf 8) Boosters Club Meets Thursday Nifjht At 7 The Hazel wood Boosters Club will meet al I he Presby terian church for I heir regular monthly dinner meeting Thursday night at seven o'clock The Boy Scout troop, sponsored byjhe club, uill he honored. M. II. Bowles is president of the club, and D E. Tichenor is secretary. eon Car oca ioad City Limits Bill Meets House OK House Bill No. 491 1 which calls for the extension of the city limits of Waynesville, and a reduction in the salaries of town officials ef fective in May, 1951, has been passed by the House and is now in the Senate. The measure will go to the Sen ate Committee on cities, towns and counties, of which Senator W. B. Hodges, of Hendersonville, is chairman. The measure was introduced in the General Assembly by Hep Grover C. Davis on February 24th. The city limits of Waynesville would lie extended by the bill out the Dellwood road, Sulphur Springs area, and the section about the Country Club, and Farmer development. Line Almost Ready; Other Work Pushed! At least four different crews of workmen are pusliina as many pro jects at Lake .linuiluska to comple tion, it was learned from Dr. Frank S. I.ove. superintendent this week. The crew installing (lie $50,000 sewer system is e -peeled to com plete ils woi'k wi'liin 20 (o 30 days. Dr. i.ove said. This will give the Lake a modern ;z."d sewer sys tem throughout. The system emp ties into (he main Waynesvillc Hazelwood line just below the dam. Anot htr crew is pushing the work on Hie west gale, on High way No. 10. near Hie Junaluska School. The entrance- will be of all rock construction, including the ticket seller's itii.iilers, (lie gate posts, and curved wall. The entire project will lie well lighted. Dr. Love said thai liiis season he would use both eel ranees, both the east and west gales Present pi ins are to have the $75,000 ni"mori.il chapel ready by the lime die Lake season formally opens on June 51 b Workmen are installing window frames this week, and I lie roof is expected to be put on next week. The healing plant is also ready for installation. The interior walls of the all-rock building will In' of tinted sand, to give an artistic allott. Workmen are planting hundreds of nat i e shrubs about the Lake grounds. Many places along the shore line are being planted in rhododendron and laurel. The area between the olfiee and audi torium is being landscaped. Dr. Love said thai a quantity of new equipment was being placed in (See Lake Project Pane 8) Income Tax Man At Court House Until 15th Fred I U'alston. deputy tax collector, will he :it (he court house from today until (he 15th. lo assist eilieiis vvi(h income lax matters. Mr. W'alslon is I mm the State Revenue Department. Funeral Set Today fc' , t. . 3 ndf?X- V'3 W SENATOR J. M. BROUGIITON died early Sunday in a Nov,. I Hospital, near Washington, of u heart attack. His untimely death cut short a Senate career befcuu only nine weeks ago. Senate Career Of Senator Broughton Cut Short Sunday By Sudden End Official Washington and Not Hi Carolinians from all walks of lif" mourned the untimely ileal h of Senator J. Melville Broughton. ('''. w ho died early Sunday of a lie.o i. attack at Naval hospital, Betliesdi. Md. Senator Broughton was admit led to the hospital about seven a in Sunday morning after a resile ; night in his apartment in Wanlm .n park. He had suffered from i cough, having recently had a i - (Sec Sen. Broughton Par Ki Canton's New City Jail, Court ISoom Now In Use 3 Dairy Meets Set For Week Changes Made In Drive For Blind Couple Word yesterday from The Times in Bryson City, was that the drive to raise money to get a Seeing Eye dog for a blind couple at Whittier had been halted for the present. It seems that further correspondence with the seeing Eye organization in New Jersey had brought about a slight change in plans for the campaign. Dairymen v ill unci at Hie court bouse Tuesday nigh! at 7:?,0 for another in a .lies f meetings lo discuss developing I he dairying program in Haywood. The meeting is being called by the Dairying Commission, with Frank M. Davis, chairman, as part ol the Com munity Development program I adopted here recenl ly The dairy eoiiini ission has set ; as ils goal fitly additional Grade A dairies in Hay wood during 1949. A similar meet lug w ill be held at the Crabtrce-lron Duir school Wednesday night, and at the Fines Creek school Thursday night. Dairymen, feed men. health offi cials, distributors, financial advis ors, together with Wayne Corpen ing, county agent, and F. R. Farn ham. of State College, who will at tend all the meetings Red Cross Workers Here Pushing Campaign More than 400 persons attended (he special services Sunday morn ing which marked the opening of the new Clyde Methodist church building. Dr. C. N. Clark, superintendent of Waynesville District Methodist church, was guest minister. Using the topic. "The Eternal Church," he pointed out that the church which has met human needs down through the ages will continue as the world s greatest force for good. Special music was presented by Dan Cook, of Canton, soloist, and the church choir, directed by Miss Janice Smathers. Rev. D. D. Gross, pastor of the Clyde Baptist church, led the morn ing prayer. His congregation at tended the service in- a group. Rev. W. T. Medlin, Jr., pastor, intro duced Dr. Clark. The new building, valued at ap proximately $50,000, is completed with the exception of landscaping grounds and minor interior fin ishing. Gerald Fish is treasurer for the building fund and has handled all moneys involved in construction of the new church. L 3ce-V P" :fh i el -ti r Canton's newly remodeled will enable the town lo pio belter hospitably for a ,:r number of law-breakers. ' Spectators, as well a- ih liH. ants, wdio sit in on session, ol iv town's police court will find mi proved aceommodal ion , ,1 Canton has a new nnnin i Mayor J. Paul Murray said lerday that the program lor com plete renovation of (he cily hall is nearing completion. The new courtroom v,as rradv for occupancy yesterday and w used for the first lime when .Ier:,' Ralph Mease presided m i the regular 9 a.m. police court hear ings. Mr. Murray estimated mat I he new courtroom on second Hotr of the cily hall will seal I'no pri - . while the old room look i if of (See Canton Jail Pace Hi Time Of Radio Program:; On Community Develop ment Program Changed The special farm radio proi ... on the community drvrlopn . plan has been changed to 7 'i every night on WHCC. afo..i to Wayne Corpening. count' ' The programs are beard r,;. night, Monday through rr"Lv This photograph by Ingram's Studio was made as the group of Red Cross membership solicitors met at Tony's Grill for the start of the annual drive. On the extreme right is Rev. M. R. Williamson, chapter chairman, to his right is Mrs. Ethel Fisher, chapter secretary, and next to her is Noble W. Gar rett, roll call chairman. Reports on the campaign indicate that plans are to bring the drive to a suc cessful close at an parly date. The Waynesville quota is $2,806 ind the Canton quota is $4,192. Highway Record For 1949 (To Date) In Haywood Killed 0 Injured .... 9 (This information com-, piled from Records of State Highway Patrol).