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The Waynesville Mountaineer
Published Twice-A-VVeek In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
UNCLE ABE SEZ
Farm boy use to argify
'bout whooze time 't wuz to
ride the saddLvhosa; now hit's
'bout whooze time 'tis to drive
64th YEAR NO. 22 20 PAGES
Associated Press and United Press News
WAYNESVILLE, N. C '.. FRIDAY, MARCH 18. 1949
S:!.0i) In Advance In Haywood tnd Jackson Counties
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,had already tried
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J phone directory,
ns 11':' Pages of
fei-ribcrs for Can-
in the Waynes-
jUbrrt Abel, and
ititon is the AAA
fit lit last is Willis
lorie?. the name
Ithers. In Canton
and in Waynes-
Bt. Patrick s day.
lack memories of
when the late
trick always ob-
wearing a wide
fed his hat. He
March 17th, and
the occasion ah
'nod citizens, St
always be an oc-
fficial of the Na-
had two I'lott
wanted to sell.
want ad in The
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been started in
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st'nts an attemnt
the area from
pccdlings are be-
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At Appliance Show
Arranged For Show,
Which Opens Today
A large number of specialists
and officials from Washington, Ra
leigh, and TVA will participate in
ho nrnsram of the third annual
mme appliance show, which opens
icre at 10:30 this morning.
Gwvn B. Price, chairman of the
orth Carolina Rural Electrical
Authority, will be among the visit
ors on the program which is being
sponsored by the Haywood hlectric
Membership Corporation, the Kx-
tension Service, ano local appn-
Wayne Corperiing. county agent:
Miss Mary Margaret Smith, hone
demonstration agent, and It ('.
Sheffield, manager of HKA. have
jrraneed a program for the show
which will run from Friday morn-
ing until one o'clock Saturday.
There will he a number of dem
onstrations daily, several interest
ing movies, and recognition of the
officials throughout the show, the
On Friday night the 21
(See Appliance Show fas:
About half of construction work
needed to bring service to 090 new
members has been completed, offi
cials of the Haywood Lleclrir
Membership Corporation said
The corporation was granted a
$212,000 REA loan to construct. 112
miles of lines and provide two-way-radio
communication between the
main office and company trucks.
It was stated that bids for the com
munication system are in and will
be announced next week.
Board Ends Work
Friday marks the end of the
board -of commissioners sitting as
a board of equalization and review.
Every day since Monday, the board
has been in session to hear com
plaints, and correct errors on prop
Citizens from Beaverdam and
Clyde townships will be heard on
Friday. These are the last two
townships in the county to he
Only a small number of matters
were brought to the attention of
RUSSELL IN CRITICAL
The condition of Charles H. Rus
sell was termed as "critical'' by the
attending physician at noon Thurs
day. Mr. Russell was rushed to the
Haywood County Hospital earlier
this week, following a stroke.
Carrier Learns How To Handle Money
STANLEY WILLIAMSON has
Mountaineer since July 1948.
Mrs. M. R. Williamson. Stanley
In Fines Creek
About two inches of snow fell
in Hip Fines ( reck area Tuesday,
and up lo four inches on the
mountains in the Max Patch
area, it was reported yesterday.
Tin' Fines Creek school dis
missed earlier in the day, since
it appeared the fall would he
heavy by the usual time for re
Home Laundry and Clean
ill open for business here
! Monday. March 21, according to R.
F. Wolfe ami Harrold II. Ldthroup
new owners. The plan will utilize
the plant formerly the Moody
Laundry on Miller Street.
Both ol the owners of this new
linn have had 20 years experience
with A.hevillc laundries and dry
The owueis announced that
Paul 1 ! i ii ik-I i (- will lie in charge of
the dry ch-anii"; department of the
hii.ino.s. They are advertising a 10
per cent discount on all call busi
ness. 100 Farmers See
Over 100 people attended the
pa, lure seeding demonstration held
at li V. I. Harris farm in Beaver
dam Township lasl Monday after
noon, where Hie seeding of Ladino
clover and orchard grass was dem
onstrated. This was held by the
courtly agent's office and Sam
Dobson. Agronomy Specialist from
North Carolina Stale College.
Mr. Dobson urged that as many
farmers as possible seed Ladino
clover and orchard grass to im
prove their pastures. One good
acre of Ladino clover and orchard
grass pasture is equivalent in total
digestive nutrients to an acre of
corn producing !15 bushels.
Iron Duff Group
To Meet Monday
Citizens of Iron Duff will meet
at the Anlioch Baptist church Mon
day night at 7:30 for further dis
cussion and planning of their com
munity development program.
The Iron Duff community was
I he first to he organized in the
county, and all committees have
been named, and carrying out
A large crowd is expected on
Monday night at the meeting.
been a carrier of a route for The
He is 13, and the son of Rev. and
is in the 7th 'Continued on Page 3)
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These four attractive, and talented majorettes of the Wavnesville high school band, need no intro
duction to any Haywood audience. They have performed belore thousands, on the football field, and
in many, many parades. They always demand loud applause a-, they put on their high-stepping, baton
twirling'pcrformances. It iK such pictures as this thai photographers enjoy making at least that is
what Ingram's studio reported. From ,leli to riJit. lbe.e young ladies are: Carmen Green,. MozeJle
Liner, Kathryn Hyatt, Patsy Ezell Photo by Ingram's Studios
Church Page Is
The Church Page of The
Mountaineer, published every
Friday, is steadily growing. To
day, there are more churches
with announcements on the page
than ever before.
You will find news of general
interest about churches from all
sections of the county.
Pastors and church leaders
are invited to use the page for
their announcements and gen
Thomas W. Alexander was unani
mously endorsed by the directors
of the Chamber of Commerce as a
member of the State Board of Con
servation and Development.
Mr. Alexander, owner and oper
ator of Cataloochee Ranch, wou'd
be the only member of the board
representing the tourist business,
it was said.
A number of individuals are
writing Governor Scott in behalf
of Mr. Alexander's appointment
City Offices Are
Now Being Moved
The shattered plate glass and
shattered hopes at the new City
Hall office have beeh repaired.
Moving is expected to be com
pleted Friday, according to G. C.
Ferguson, town manager.
Plans were all set to move last
week-end. when the large plate
glass in front of the office was
broken by a limber being handled
by a carpenter
Miss Ferguson Winner
In Speaking Contest
Miss Cenie Ferguson represent
ed Haywood in the district speak
ing contest, sponsored by the North
Carolina Bankers Association. Miss
Ferguson won in the county con
test here Wednesday, and met con
testants from 15 Western North
Carolina counties on Thursday
Miss Ferguson, a member of the
Fines Creek 4-H Club, was award
ed a $15 prize. The winner of the
district contest will receive a $50
savings bond, given by the banks
Up The Band . . . Let's Go
Record Crowd Expected
M Scout Court Of Honor
Due In '44
Robert II. on. .Ii . dl pick
up Seoul ina on viond.v niithl.
where he lell off almo .1 Ii-. e '-ears
alio, when t ncl" Sam called him lo
don an Aran ui.ilorm.
It was in .-lay 1014 that young
Gibson, then lit. v.a,. reaih lo lake
his final test lor the rank ol F.aglc
Scout. He put on hi.. Amiy uni
form before he took the lest, and
now, after five vears, he i
back for his award n Hi1
I II ' IF) I li-
ly Court of Hoiioi
wood school M'pi '!
Young Cili "
ried trip home ,,
Seoul award a- In
hi. eo'-l 'led
..ii:ol .t II 'il '
to lose am te.
at Clein.oii Co
studying lo 1
1'acilic, and alt
l!)4h'. lie enrolli
ie I i oiii hi . ndies
II, v la ie lie i:
a 1 1 u ' I ui at en.
HI uionlh. in Ibe
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FIM.I) SIIWl FOR Will K
Hilly Russell wa lined ?10ll and
costs, and his diiei -- liren re
voked for one star on a hi'-and-run
charce of la.l Saimdav Itus
sell was driver ol a I rin k, police
said, which crashed into a .leep
driven by Mrs. H'ii:hi Williams
who was slightly n-i'ircd (."u-seli
also (laid the damages
of the county, in rnnpcritl'm "Hh
the state -.cution.
The general I lirnir of the con
tests is soil ( on - crva' ion.
Wade Francis, son nf
Mrs. C C. Franci;. of
Cove, won second place here Wed
nesday. He is a member of the
Waynesville 4-H Club, and was
given $10 for a prize. Miss Fergu
son is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Sam Ferguson, of Fines Creek.
Judges for Wednesday s contest
(See Miss Ferguson Page Hi
I A record crowd is expected to
!ailend the Pigeon Valley Boy
Scout Court of Honor at the Hazel
luood school Monday pight at 7:30.
j Besides a number of high
awards to be given, the charter
Mill he presented the Ilazeiwood
Roosters club for their troop No.
a, which was recently organized,
wilh John Schell, scoutmaster, and
a-.-isled by Joel Arrington and
Bob Garner, assistant scout
executive, is expected to formally
present the charter, which will be
accepted by Rudolph Carswcll.
ehairinan of the Scout committee
ol the club. The Hazelwood troop
has about 20 members.
I). W. Roudolph, of Canton, is
chairman of Scout advancement,
and has arranged for a large num
ber of awards to be given.
An unusual feature of the ad-
ancinienl program, will be the
Kaulc Award lo R. H. Gibson, -Jr..
(Sec Scouts Page K)
Scouts Row Boat,
Canoe For Camp
When the Boy Scouts of the
Daniel Boone council go lo their
camp on Pigeon River this sum
mer I hey will find a new canoe and
rov, boat on their lake, as a dona
lion from the Rotsry Club.
The club sponsored the recent
adult membership drive for funds
for this area's quota, and also for
funds for the boat and canoe.'
Johnny Johnson headed the
work for the club, and raised the
si. 200 quota, plus the cost of the
boats, for a total of over $l,b'00.
Power Will Again
Be Off At Lake
With weather permitting. the
power crews of Carolina Power &
Light Company will be back on the
job Sunday afternoon at the Lake
installing new poles and equip
ment. The work will necessitate power
being rut off from 1:30 to 5:30,
according to Harry Burleson, rep
resentative in this area. The power
will only be off in the Lake and
Rogers Cove areas, including the
highway at the Lake, he said.
A crew of 18 men have been as
signed t" the project.
125 Bankers And
Coming Here 23rd
Are Still Missing
No trace has been had of the
bushel nf onions, and four cases
of canned Koods taken from the
Mas'i;- scb, ml storeroom Satur
Two men were seen by Ed
Davis, who lives near the school,
leaving wilh Hie food in a car.
A school official remarked yes
terday, "A bushel of onions
outrht to last the average family
until the new crop of ramps
Of C. of C.
Mrs. Frank Kiiulli was named
secretary ol the Chamber of Com
merce by I he board of directors
here Tuesday night. She assumed
her duties Thursday, and succeeds
Stanley Henry, who recently re
signed in order to re-enter col
lege. Mrs. Knulli was formerly con
nected wilh the Lake Wales Cham
ber of Commerce, and has had con
siderable experience in the differ
ent phases of the work. She will
have charge of I lie office, and one
of her first duties will be assisting
in mapping the annual membership
Mrs. Knulli has been active in
civic affairs since coming here last
year. Mr. Knulli is general man
ager ol radio station WIICC.
James 1. Kilpatrick. president,
announced that two new directors,
Mrs. Ethel Haves Fisher, and Mrs.
j Hany Lee Liner, -Jr.. - had been
named to the hoard, as representa
tives of the Beta Sigma Phi.
The directors discussed various
phases of the work, and outlined
a tentative program, embracing
activities in tourist promotion, in
d'lstria! relations, and cooperat
ing with agriculture. A new budget,
together with a definite program
for the organization, are expected
to he completed at an early date.
The hoard went on record thank
ing Mr. Henry for his services, and
exleudiiig hesi wishes as he re
Pianist To Give
Concert Here At
Tonight at !l o'clock in Ihe
V'anes Hie i;;h School Auditor
ium Ihe lla'.wood County Coni
munily Concert Association will
present William Scbal zkamer, pian
ist, in conceit.
This concert, which is Ihe sec
ond program of the 1948-49 series,
is anticipated as one of the out
standing cnneeils nf Ihe season.
Mr. Sclialhaiaer. who since his
New York recital debut in which
he wa . desieiialed 'the most tal
ented of ihe younger pianists," is
inakim; bis lirsl national concert
tour. The handsome young New
Yorker is an o . friend of Ameri
can concert goers, however, having
for the pasl live years played on
Ihe program of Mia Slavenska and
Mr Sehalkamer has chosen the
following selections for his con
(Sre Pianist Page 81
Upper Crabtree Citizens
Elect Officers; Plan Area
The L'pper Crabtree organization
nvieliiw under the Community De
velopment Program was held on
Wednesday night at the Crabtree
Iron Duff school building.
The followjn community offic
ers were eb'tied: chairman. Frank
Meclford: vice-chaiman. Mrs. Paul
ine Rogers: secretary, Mrs. Hugh
Noland: treasurer. Albert Fergu
son: and reporter. Hershell Rog
ers. Survey Committee: Jim Best,
chairman. Buford Ferguson, Jack
Rogers, Mrs. Wayne McF.lroy, Mrs.
Jim Henderson, George Best, Mrs.
Hilda Best. Edwin Rogers, and Mrs.
Ways and means' committee:
Weldon Sutton, chairman, Ray
Best, J, B. James. Mrs. Frank Med
ford. and Mrs. M. B. Reeves, Jr.
Program Committee: Mrs. Mary
(See Crabtree Page 8)
And Bankers Of, Five
More than 125 bankers and pro
fessional agricultural workers of
five counties will meet here iieU
The meeting is being called by
the agricultural committee of the
North Carolina Bankers Associa
tion, The Federal Reserve Bank of
Richmond, and North Carolina
The Federal Reserve Bank will
be host to a luncheon at the Town?
House, and the business sessions
will be held in the court house,
beginning at ten o'clock.
The area' covered by this meet
ing comprises Haywood. Bun
combe, Henderson, Madison anr.
Jonathan Woody, president ot
the First National Bank will toe
side. The first speaker will be Da
vid S. Weaver, assistant director of
agriculture extension service. St.ite
College. He will use as his sub
ject, "The Man, the Machine and
Dr. P. H. DeHarl. agronomist, of
the agricultural extension station
of V.P.I., Blacksburg. Va.. will
speak on, "Our Basic Asset".
At 11:45 Dr. J. H. Hilton, dean
of Ibe school of agriculture, of
State College, and heard on several
occasions in Haywood, will u,e as
(See Bankers Page H)
The. Red Cross Fund Campa!ri
now underway in Haywood Coco .
is Hearing completion, according in
information received from Ihr
No definite statement has been
made as to the amount collected
but workers are expected lo com
plete the drive next week Tin
quota for the Haywood Chapl'.
has been set at $2,80b'.0() ami t he
Canton chapter has a quota of Sl,
200.00. Seventy-one and .fi per cent of
funds collected will remain at honi:
for local work.
Special emphasis this year v- I" -ing
placed on the Red Cro.s- '
lional Blood Program. This pin
gram inaugurated with the op m'i
(See Red Cross Page R
Chorus To Be
(Picture on Page 6
Tlie Davidson College Male ( ''o
rus, directed by Earl F. Ber?
be heard in a concert at th?
Waynesville High School Aud't-v-ium
Monday night at fi nri.--:
The chorus is composed of fif
selected voices and is bee(;-!,v7
recognized throughout the South j;
one of the outstanding college
The concert here is spon :-'-ed
by the high school band and rhmt;
and the Davidson visitors will b?
entertained during their ovei -niht
stay in the homes of the member,
of the sponsoring groups A ;ma!l
(See Davidson Page fit
Injured .... 3
(This Information com
piled from Records of
State Highway Patrol).