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Published Twice-AWeek In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
64th YEAR NO. 52 16 PAGES Associated Press and United Press News WAYNESVILLE, N. C. THURSDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 30, 1949 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
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For Varied Fourth
Bishop To Speak
llishop Costen J. Harrell, of
Chili iolte. will conduct early
morning services at Lake Juna
luska Assembly in the Memorial
Chapel to be opened to the pub
lic for the first time Sunday.
H(. also will preach at 11 a. in.
and 8 p.m. in the large Assembly,
auditorium. Bishop Harrell will
Administer Holy Communion at
the early service at 8:30 a. m.
Ho will be assisted by the Rev.
Dr. F. S. Love, Superintendent
of Hip Assembly; Dr. W. N.
Thomas. Chief Chaplain of the
United States Navy, and Dr. El
mer T. Clark, member of Juna
luska Board of Trustees.
The Champion Paper and Fibre
Company's Canton division earned
a net of nearly $10,000000 during
the 11 months to March 31.
The figures were contained in the
firm's annual report publicized re
cently. The company reported it spent
about $4,000,000 for improvements
and development. This would in
clude its extensive reforestation
The net income amounts to $8.70
per share of common stock after
In The divi(len(is were provided on pre
The report said the net income
for the March quarter totalled
Virgil Sizemore of Waynesville,
left by plane Tuesday for Darring
ton, Wash., after being notified of
the death of his brother in an acci
dent. The brother lost his life when
his car left the highway and plung
ed down a 200-foot embankment
'Ho the Sauk River. The body
had not been recovered at the time
Mr. Sizemore was informed of the
()f the layman's place in Metho
dism's quadrennial program, the
Advance for Christ and His Church.
Principal platform speakers at
trie conference will be Bishop Will
'an C. Martin, of Dallas, Texas,
chairman of the Advance program.
and Dr. E. Harold Mohn, of Chi
cago, who is executive secretary of
the Advance. The third platform
weaker will be Dr. James N. Hill
man, of Richmond, Virginia, out
standing Methodist layman and
J'rand Secretary of the Grand
"Kige of Masons of Virginia.
Milk Producers Hosts
To 150 At Dairy Banquet
She couldn't come personally, of
"wrse. but the cow was the guest
honor at the Waynesville Ar
mry Tuesday night.
Approximately 150 Haywood
hHnty milk Producers, retailers
,na "'stributors, civic and farm
,,aders- and agricultural specia-
Paid tribute to the county's
most ual..l., . . . . .
.-.u.uie animal at a uairy
anquet sponsored by the Haywood
"nty Milk Producers Association,
to h i purpose f the event was
of P promte the consumption
01 mk and milk products.
s J A. Arey, North Carolina
Haywood County people will
celebrate the Fourth of July over!
the long week-end starting tomor- j
row in a series of colorful services,
parades, sports carnivals and tradi-1
tional fireworks. I
Most won't have to go far from
their homes to celebrate. Picnics ;
are planned in many communities. '
Stores, banks, and post offices
will be closed all day Monday in I
observance of Independence Day.
The Hazelwood Boosters Club
program, which started last Tues
day, continues through the week
end with entertainment, union ser- 1
vices and the special events plan-:
ned for Independence Day.
A sports carnival and evening
patriotic program are planned for
Monday, with John J. Parker, of
Charlotte, senior judge of the
Fourth U. S. Circuit Court of Ap
peals as principal speaker.
Fireworks will end the obser
vance. Since Tuesday when the Hazel
wood Boosters Club started the
presentation of rides, thousands
of men, women, and children have
flocked to the Waynesville Town
ship High School grounds to ride
the ponies, ferris wheel, and take
part in the other amusements.
On Saturday night, the Duke of
Pnducah and his string band will
give two performances, starting at
7:15 and 9:15 o'clock.
At the Union Services starting
at 8 p. m. Sunday, the Rev. M. R.
Williamson, pastor of the Way
nesville Presbyterian church, will
preach the principal sermon The
services will be conducted jointly
by the Presbyterian, Methodist and
Baptist churches and the Church
A parade, athletic meet for
boys and girls, family contests, and
a baseball game will feature the
Independence Day celebration.
Picnics sponsored by individual
Community Development Program
Clubs will be held throughout the
Lower Crabtree citizens and
their guests will hold a picnic sup
per tomorrow night, starting at
6:30 o'clock, at the Riverside Com
The Cecil community's picnic
will be held at Beech Gap on the
Blue Ridge Parkway at 2 p. m.
The same day, residents of Iron
DufT will Rather at b p. m. on
Frank Davis' farm for a similar
Monday's parade through Way
nesville and Hazelwood will start
at 10 a. m. from the Haywood
County Court House.
Marching in the procession will
be the Waynesville Township
High School junior and senior
bands, the members of the Ameri
can Legion posts of Waynesville
and Hazelwood, and the Veterans
of Foreign Wars, Boy and Girl
Scouts, and National Guard sol
diers. The athletic events and other
contests will start at 11 a. m. at
the high school field, under the
direction of Coach C. E. Weatherby
and Assistant Coach Carl Ratcliffe.
The Hazelwood and Canton base
ball clubs of the Industrial League
will clash at 3 p. m. for the after
Boosters Club President M. H.
Bowles announced earlier that half
the net proceeds from the week
long program would go to the
Waynesville Township High School
Banks and stores will be
closed all day Monday in ob
servance of Independence Day.
It's a federal holiday also for
But the post office folks will
be working anyway.
Mail shipments will be coming
in as usual.
State College Extension dairy spec
ialist pointed out in his speech,
the average North Carolinian
drinks half the amount of milk his
fellow U. S. citizen consumes.
Association President James
Kirkpatrick, was master of cere
monies at the event, where a soft
drink fan might have been wel
come but would have felt somewhat
Some of the guests drank coffee,
but altogether not much more thai,
it would take to keep a kitten
(See Prodneers Pr '
For Aug. lsi
Haywood County farmers and
their families will leave here Aug
ust 1 for a week's tour that will
take them on a 1,465-mile inspect
ion tour of Mid-Western agricultur
County Agent Wayne Corpening
today announced the detailed it
inerary of the 1949 Out-of-State
Farm Tour which is sponsored by
the test farm organization.
So far, be said, nearly 125 famil
ies have already applied to make
the trip, most tf which will be
spent in examinins farms and farm
ing methods in Ohio and Indiana.
The county agent added that
many features of particular interest
to the women also have been
arranged for this year's tour.
It won't be all study, either, for
the travelers. Many recreational
events have been planned to vary
the study program.
On route, the party will make
slops overnight at Lexington, Ky.,
Fort Waj.ie, luuiau... Hunting
ton, W. Va.. staying two nights at
Purdue University, Lafayette. Ind.
On their trip, the touring famil
ies will visit the horse farms near
Lexington, Ky., inspect beef cat
tle and other live stock farms, go
through canneries, and attend dem
onstrations. At Purdue, the women will study
a frozen foods program, weaving
exhibits, and home appliance de
vices. The men. meanwhile, will be
learning about the better pastures
program and pay visits to the live
stock experimental, dairy re
search, and hog and electric farms.
For part of their entertainment,
they will hear a concert by a chorus
of 1,200 Indiana farm women.
During the trip also they will at
tend banquets, special suppers, and
other social events.
Along the way. also, they will
visit poultry processing and other
plants, poultry and dairy farms, and
The tour is scheduled to end
back in Waynesville the evening of
To Leave For
Camp July 11
Approximately 100 Haywood
County boys and girls will leave
here Julv 11 for a week's vacation
at the State 4-H Club Camp at
Assistant County Agent Joe
Cline advised club members to re
turn the cards sent to them if they
are planning to attend so that the
proper arrangements can be maoe.
Acompanying the club members
will be 12 local leaders, the assis
tant county agent added.
Thursday and Friday are Bench
Days for members of the Waynes
ville Jurlior Chamber of Commerce.
Jaycee President Lester Bur
gin. Jr., said they will build 10 new
benches and give a "new look" to
the 15 old ones that are used for
tired shoppers in town.
The members will meet at 7:30
p. m. both days in the basement
of Howard Jones' radio store to do
New Chapel To Open,
Independence Day Fete
Set At Lake
c- unri Mondav will be red
letter dates in the calendar of the
Lake Junaluska Assembly.
The former will witness the first
public service in the Junaluska
Memorial Chapel, now under con
struction, and Independence Day
will feature an old-fashioned cele
bration, including fireworks
judge John J. Parker of Char
lotte, senior jurist of the Fourth
U S Circuit Court of Appeals, will
be principal speaker on the Mon
day evening program at 8 o clock.
An early morning communion
service is set for half past eight
o'clock on Sunday. Ot this time
Bishop Costen J. Harrell of Char
lotte will administer the Holy
Communion. He will be assited
by Rev. Dr. F. S. Love, Superin
tendent of the Assembly; Admiral
W N Thomas, Chief Chaplain of
the United States Navy, and the
Me few Department Seeking
loncreasedl Funds For Parkway
Park Development Projects
Spillway Tunnel Lowers Fontana
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Heavy rain has brought the water level to wl thin 15 Inches of capacity in Fontfii.j Dam at Fon
tana Village, and so the tunnel under the dam has been opened to relieve the pressure, i' e water
is Rushing through the tunnel under pressure of 220 pounds per square inch with a niomeiiliu esti
mated at 100 miles per hour, or 2,060 cubic feet of water per second. This T V A project in Urn. m
county is the fourth highest and largest concrete dam in the world.
A two-week July criminal term
of Haywood Superior Court will
open in Waynesville July 11. with
Judge Dan K. Moore of Sylva, re
sident jurist for the 201 h Judicial
Judge Moore will be on duty in
this district for the next six
The superior court clerk's office
indicated today the docket would
be very light for a July term, which
generally is the busiest of the year.
The list of prospective jurors
was drawn up as follows:
First week Ferguson Ducket!.
Fines Creek; 'Miss Frances Ray.
Waynesville: Glenn Campbell. Ivy
Hill: R. L. Davis, Jonathan Creek;
Amos Moody, Jonathan Creek; Clif
ton Rich, Ivy Hill; Corbit W.
Wright, Pigeon; Francis Bradshaw.
William T. McGaha. Cataloochee;
Tom H. Harkins, Beaverdam; G. W.
Young. Beaverdam: P. D. Turner,
Waynesville; J. G. Tate, Iron DufT;
Guy McCracken, Beaverdam; K. L.
Burnett. East Fork; Hugh Russell.
Ned Crawford, Iron Duff; A. W.
Devlin. Beaverdam; Morris T.
Brook. Beaverdam: James J. Clark.
Fines Creek; Mrs. David Hyatt,
Dewey V. Brenclle and W. E.
Nichols, all of Waynesville; and
Grady L. Owen, Beaverdam.
Second week Gilbert Reeves,
Waynesville; Frank Parton, Ivy
(See Jury Page 2)
Rev. Dr. Elmer T. Clark, member
of the Junaluska Board of Trustees.
The Memorial Chapel honors the
men and women who were in the
armed forces of World War II and
whose names appeared on the ser
vice rolls of Methodist churches
in the Southeastern Jurisdiction of
The Methodist church. It was built
with funds raised by these chur
ches. While not complete, the in
terior is ready for use and is hand
some in its appointments. Its seat
ing capacity is 300; two rows of
hardwood pews flank a center aisle
of crab orchard stone. The beamed
ceiling is especially impressive as
are handwrought lantern-shaped
ceiling lights. Temporary windows
have been installed and will be sup
plemented later by memorial win
dows. The Rose Window, over the chan-(Se-
Chapel Page 2
Ready To Start Work
In Rural Area Of County
Members of the Waynesville
Junior Chamber of Commerce at
their meeting Monday night, de
cided to concentrate their recrea
tional development work on the
Jaycee spokesmen later empha
sized that the club's recreational
project would be restricted to this
The action was taken following
a discussion of the Jaycee's work
toward developing the town's rec
4-H Team To
The four members of the Hay
wood 4-H Club dairy cattle judg
ing team will leave tomorrow morn
ing for Morrocroft Farms near
Charlotte where they will compete
in a State 4-H and FFA Jersey
Catttle Judging Contest.
The boys are Wade Francis and
David Noland, both of Ratcliffe
Cove; Joe Caldwell of Iron Duff,
and Charlie Mainous of Bethel.
The contest is being sponsored
by the North Carolina Jersey Cat
The members of the team will
return home tomorrow night.
Golden Rule Basis For
New Type Salesmanship
A Pet Dairy Products Company
official said Tuesday night a new
type of salesmanship emerging in
American business is based simply
on the Golden Rule.
Maj. L. A. Ballew, company man
ager from Johnson City, Tenn.,
told 150 people at a Dairy Ban
quet in the Waynesville Armory
that the modern salesman ap
proaches his prospect with the
objective of bringing him benefits.
"He understands his prospect's
business problems, finds his needs,
then tries to show him that the
salesman's product will bring the
desired benefits." Major Ballew ex
plained. This type nf salesman now ap
A recreational program providing
for the participation of virtually
every member of every community
was dran up Monday night in the
Haywood County Court House at a
meeting of Hie County Recreation
The plans in the rough resulted
from three hours of discussion by
the 30 commission members. They
are civic leaders, ministers, city
recreation officials, and recreation
chairmen of the individual com
munities in I lie county Commun
ity Doevclopnionl Program.
In general, the recommendations
they made would provide recreation
in practically eve ry form for peo
ple of all ayes, and for inter-community
competition in these events.
During the meeting, the word
"recreation'' thus was used in its
broadest sense to include every
form of amusement and relaxation,
besides the active competitive
The members elected the Rev.
C. L. Allen, an Aliens Creek com
munity leader, as commission chair
man. They dec ided to meet at 8 p. m.
July 8 at Canton High School to
work out the details of the com
They urged all community rec
reation committeemen to attend
this and each of the other meet
ings, which will alternate between
Canton and Way nesville.
1. The county he divided into six
sections for participation in sum
2. Each community challenge
(See Recreation Page 2)
pearing is the latest in the line that
started with the door-to-door ped
dler, who was followed by the
drummer, and then so-called "high
pressure" salesman, he added.
Unlike his predecessors, how
ever, the new salesman uses no
tricks, does not depend on his per
sonality or his friends to make
his point, nor is he merely at
tempting to get an order for his
"The idea of benefits, to the
prospect, the salesman, and the
salesman's company, runs through
his whole approach.
"He sees how his product can
(See Golden Rule Page )
Rep. Redden Gets
Park Service On
Civic leaders here, and through
out the western part of the state
are elated over the recent action of
the Park Service and President
Truman's interest in theincreased
appropriation for the Parkway and
In a recent letter to Representa
tive Monroe M. Redden, it was
pointed out by Hillory A. Tolson
acting direetor, that a revision of
requested appropriations had been
made by the Park Service, and that
$13,500,000 would be sought in
the budget for completion of these
projects, much of it in Haywood
Charles E. Ray, chairman of the
N. C. Park Commission, said yes
terday, "The news from Washing
ton is the most encouraging wr-
have had In a long time. W is
definitely a step in the direction
of getting some action, and the
completion program of the Park
and the Parkway underway. Those
of us in Western North Carolina
and Eastern Tennessee have looked
forward to the day when the Fed
eral Government would get right in
behind the program and complete
the projects. The fact that the In
terior Department is now making
this aggressive move is encourag
ing to all of us."
Representative Redden, in a let
ter to Mr. Ray, was also elated over
Uie "very tMlnite nd satsianfi'O"
program that has been approved
by the Interior Department, and
will be submitted to the Congress
next spring for Its consideration "
Representative Redden has been
working on this project for many
months, and climaxed his activities
by bringing the House Public
Lands Committee here for a per
sonal inspection of the area, and
a public hearing on the matter.
The letter from Mr. Tolson to
Representative Redden on the proj
ects included in the program, is
We have requested the revision
of our preliminary estimates for
1951 to include a total of $13,500.
000 for the Blue Ridge Parkway
major construction. A copy of y our
letter and a copy of the resolution
passed by the Public Lands Com
mittee on the 31st of May. in con
nection with the proposed com
pletion of the Blue Ridge Parkway
and the further development nf
the Great Smoky Mountains Na
tional Park, have been transmitted
to Secretary Krug for his infor
mation and in support of the re
vised estimates for the Parkway -
We do not believe it will Up
necessary to ask for any inrrea-.p
in our preliminary estimates for
1951 for $15,000,000 each for Road
and Trails, and Physical Improve
ments, since our program for de
velopment in the Great Smoky
Mountains National Park include
the following items which are sub
stantially the same as those recom
mended by the joint coinni'H0"
representing North Carolina and
1950 Fiscal Year (under S3.3R9.
000 included for Physical Improve
ments in Interior Department Bill
as passed by the House of Repre
sentatives) 1. ffcintooga Ridge Comfort Sta
2. Heintooga Ridge Sewer and
Water System, $22,200
3. Balsam Mountain C a m p
ground Comfort Stations 2. S17.
000 (See Park Page 3)
Killed . . i : 3
Injured . . , 21
(This Information com
piled from Records of
SUU Highway Petrol).