The Waynesville Mountaineer
Published Twice-A-Weck In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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'Nothtr good thing 'boat a
radio: We don't haf to set an'
ondure that long-winded fel
ler if we don't like 'im.
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on the dun
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find one in
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find a cane
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64th YEAR N0 58 12
David Underwood, Waynesville
businessman, and Sheriff R. V.
Welch bought the 1,450-acre former
Price property on Browning Branch
...j.... tnr Ifivplnnmpnl into a dlldp
The Ana , Underwood, who released the
tries o' jd tney made the
,b purchase from M. A. Hort, wealthy
; Kort Lauderdale, Fla.. landowner.
who plans to leave lor laliiorina
for his health.
Hitor of The Ht' sala more lnan w
nd likes l", roads and trans wine, inmusn un
it, summer ai pasture, crop, ana umueiidou.
Mr. Underwooa aoaai mai me
,urry to leave purchase also included a oeauu-
. which is fnl Ki-room rancn-iype nome iui
Atkins Inished with prized antiques; a
king here he . guest house, and tenant nouses.
a walking The price ot the property was
Canton Man Shot
In Missouri; His
The following news dispatch was
received from the Associated Press
from Macon. Missouri One man
was shot and seriously wounded by
His companion was hunted in
the heavily wooded area west of
New Cambria, Md.
The wounded man. who gave his
name as Jack Bryant Williamson,
21. Canton. N. C, was brought to
a hospital here suffering from buck
Trooper N. R. Hagan. Jr., of the
patrol said no trace had been found
of the other man, whom he named
as Earl Smathers, 26, also of Can
ton. Magan said both men were waul
ed in Canton on charges of break
ing and entering.
Highway patrolmen began chas
ing the men when they failed to
stop at the junction of U. S. high
ways 36 and 63 near here. West of
(See Canton Man Page 6)
New Law Governs Funeral
Processions On Highways
56 Haywood 4-H
For White Lake
me late Kev. Ffitv-six HavwnH
ner pastor of Club - boys and girls
01 way-1 week's vacation today,
ears pastor of j With County Agent Wayne Cor
p in Canton ' penine and nthpr loarWc thov left
p. m. from in front of the
hi ivii, i niintv r'nnrt f t.,,. oi
County Court House
the State 4-H Club Camp at White
In addition to Mr. Corpening, the
local leaders and other officials ac-
companying the club members are:
Mrs. Corpening, Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Isley, Assistant County
Agent Joe Cline, Assistant Home
Demonstration Agent Elise DeLo
zier, Miss Mary Cornwall, county
home demonstration agent; Mrs.
Edna Burress, Miss Margaret
Green, Miss Edith Noland. and
(See 4-H Club Page 6
Nully Hurt In
the jaw and chin, with some 24
stitches being required, according
to the attending physician.
Henry is employed by Hill Cab
net Shop, and was helping make
nelivery of a hotel mail desk. He j
was sitting on top of the cabinet ,
when a sudden and strong gust of i
wind swept the cabinet out of the
truck. Henry was thrown on the
pavement, and the cabinet struck
'See Freak Accident Page 6)
Leaders Play To Learn
Forty-one grown people spent
two hours Friday night playing
games, in the Canton High School
But they had their fun seriously.
The games were part of the dem
onstrations held for the members
f the Havunnfl fmtntv Rprrpfltion
Commission and at the first regu
lar monthly county-wide meeting
held since the program was organ
ized late last month.
The things that the men and wo
men learned in the "game school"
conducted by. Cautoa High School
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Tins is the scene that gleets members ol the congregation as
they enter the l.ak(. Junaluska Methodist Assembly's new Memorial
Chapel. The chapel was opened formally the morning of July 3
with worship and Holy Communion services. Donations from
13,0(10 congregations in (he Southeastern Methodist Jurisdiction
financed the building of the church as a memorial to the Metho
dist men and women who served in the armed forces during World
War II The rose window above the altar is dedicated to Lieu
tenant Thomas MeKee and Private John Kathbone. Lake Juna
luska boys who were killed in action in World War II.
School Of Missions To
Begin Tuesday At Lake
Better Check Your
Might Check Soon
llnw are the liehts on your
Here's a tip worth knowing.
The Highway Patrolmen in
Haywood now have under eonsi.
deration setting up a light cheek
ing station on some of the main
highways in the near future.
The rherking would he similar
to that used before the checking
lanes were started,
Motorists eaugiil with defec
tive lights by patrolmen in these
checking lanes just have to "face
I When you meet a funeral pro
cession on the highway, you do not J
i have lo slop, according to Cpl. J
K. W. Jones, of the state highway
"Often slopping causes conges-
lion, and especially on a curve it
Iran cause wrecks," he continued, j
"Stopping is dangerous, and '
' passing on at a safe speed cer-
tainlv does not show disrespect to
the deceased." be continued.
If the patrolman leading the
I procession wants you lo stop for
!any reason, he will give you the
proper signal, the highway patrol
All motorists in a funeral pro
cession are supposed to burn head
lights for identification purposes.
Motorists coming up back of a
funeral procession can pass the
entire procession, or a portion, as j
long as safety rules are fully ob
served. Corporal Jones said "How.
ever." he continued, "I hat is not a
general practice, and is not usually
done after a motorist once finds
he is in a funeral procession."
The patrolman warned those in
processions to keep a safe distance
behind the vehicle in front of them, j
and be able lo make a complete
step in the distance, and at the
same time give ample warning to
the car immediately behind.
The average profession will
move down the highway about 25
to 3d miles an hour. This will en-
thr general moioring puin.i
fairlv good time, without
h delay, it was pointed out
Mr and Mrs. T. A. Sizemore and
three children left Saturday for
their h"'"c Salisbury after a
vis! to Mr. and Mrs E. M. Kother-mel.
Athletic Director Charley Pomdex
(er they will teach in their own
The instruction is part of the
county-wide recreation program ,
,hal will be carried out under the
Community Development Program.
In general, the demonstrations:
at the Canton High meeting were I
part of the process of training
community recreational leaders. ,
During the meeting, the program
suggested by the C, :
and United Press News WAYNESVILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 11,
A south-wide meeting will mark
the 1(149 School of Missions for the
Woman's Society of Christian Ser
vice of the Methodist Church, al
Lake Junaluska. July 12-2(1 The
meeting will bring together offic
ers and delegates of the ranking
Methodist woman's organization in
nine southern slates and will re
present a constituency of more
than 200.000 women.
A weekend conference, July 15
17 will feature the denomination's
Wesleyan Service Guild, which is
Ihe organization of employed wo
men. Lamhulh Hall, on the grounds
of Ihe Lake Junaluska Assembly
will be the seat of the morning and
afternoon sessions. Public inspira
tional meetings are programmed
for 8 p tn. daily in the Assembly
In addition to officers and de
partmental secretaries of t h e
Jurisdictional Wo -
man's Society of Christian Service,
there will he in attendance as
speakers and counselors represent
atives of the national organization,
the Woman's Division of Christian
Service, a division of the Method
ist Board of Missions.
Daily lakeside vespers will be
featured, under the direction of
Mrs. W. M Alexander, of Nash
Guild Night will bring lo the
auditorium platform Mrs Marjory
Pool, who w ill speak on "The Mad
The official sermon will he
preached Sunday. Julv 17. by the
Rev l)i W li Selsh, pastor of
Galloway Memorial Methodist
Church. Jackson. Mississippi.
Theme of the School of Missions
and the public addresses will be
"Toward One World in Christ."
Wiley Galloway, a former resi
dent of Waynesville, has returned
to his home in Gaffney, S. C. after
a visit here
First Female Judge
Miss Susie Sharp (above, Reidsville attorney, is North Caro
lina's first female superior court judge. Named to the position
recently by Gov. Scott, she will sit behind rhP hreh for thP Ant
time on Monday iPPhoto, ..... .
R L. Prevosl. and others, bought
the Waynesville Hotel lot at pub
lic auction here Friday, for $252.50
per front foot.
The lot faces 114 loet on Main
Street, and extends 265 feet deep.
The propcrU was sold b the
heirs of the Thoniaseiie Woolsey
II II Holt was lil'.:li bidder on
the building, which is slated to he
torn down alter October first
Mr Prevosl said ilus morning
that "the property "as bought for
development, and not as a specu
lative deal. The development will
be in keeping with the needs of
the community.'' he said, but would
not annouiirc details of any plans
The properlv adioins the Post
The building was erected ill litOd!
b the late C. K. I!a, w ho operated
the holel for several years before'
selling the proporl.v.
Other sales confirmed from l'ri
I day's auctions, included two resi- 1
dent ia I lots on Haywood Street
to W. W. Davis, and building prop
erty on Depot Street just below;
the court house to David l iider
wood. Rites For !
Pvt. J. A. Clark
Graveside riles for Pvt. James A !
Clark, killed in action in prance'
June (, 1044. will he held Wednos- !
(lay at 2:30 p m. in lion-A. Venture
Cemetery in Clyde.
Members of Canton Post No !
519(1. Veterans of Koreiun Wars.1
will conduct military riles Aux-
iiliary members will be flower
The body will be taken Tuesday
i at (5:30 p. m. to the home of the
I parents in Clyde and will remain
there until lime for Hie services
! A member of I lie Waynesville
j National Guard unit for nine years.
Private Clark trained at PI Jack
son, S. C-. Camp Hlanding. Fla.. and
FI. Meade, Md., prior to being
Surviving arc the parents. Mr.
and Mrs. James I C lark of Clyde:
the widow, the former Miss Mar
garet Evelyn Phillips of Waynes
ville; one sister, Miss Huth Clark of
Canton; one brother. Hardie Clark
of Clyde: three half-sisters. Mrs.
Thelma Crabh of Canton. Misses
Betty Jean and Dorothy Clark nf
Clvde: three half-brol bet s, J
Wilbum and Tonun of Clyde.
Crawford Funeral Home is
Dr. and Mrs. N, F. Lancaster c
tinue to itnpnue I nun painful
juries received June 301 h
automobile wreck near
ville. Both are still in
set a date when either w
to return home.
Senator Graham Visits Waynesville
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Senator Frank Graham paid
week-end. He was an overnight guest at Queen's Farm on Thurs
day night and again Saturda night He addressed two farm
meetings wesl of here Friday and Saturday, returning here late
Saturday afternoon to work on the address he made in Asheville
on Sunday. Show n here with a lew Wa ne.sv ille citizens who
greeted him on the court house steps, are left lo right: W. Hoy
Francis, J. H. Morgan. Senator Graham, Charles E Kay. W. Curtis
Huss. Joe Cline. and Hiehard Queen. seerelai lo Senator Graham.
i. Mountaineer photograph by Ingram's Studio. 1
Senator Frank Graham
Is Seeking Three Major
Ouietly, Waynesville Police
Chief Orvillc Noland and Lake
Junaluska Officer Max Cochran
left their seats by the Judge's
bench and walked into the visi
tors' section of the crowded court
Then they escorted a man up
stairs to the county jail.
"Find out what his name is,"
said Superior Court Judge Dan
K. Moore, "and I'll give him 30
The man had staggered as he
came into the court room to
answer a drunk driving charge.
The annual report of Ihe Cham
pion Paper and Fibre Company and
its subsidiary companies discloses
a net income of $9,097,21)2 for
Ihe ll-iiionlhs period ended March
The shorter preiod is the re
sult of changing the ending date
of the fiscal year from April 30
to March 31.
Out of these total earnings, ap
proximately $4,000,000 was alloca
ted for development and improve
ments. $2,150,000 was set aside
for possible losses in inventors
value-, and possible increase in cost
of properly replacements, and
$337. I was paid to owners of
Picferred Slock. Common Stork
owners te rived dividends al the
rale of S! per share.
Mi Jean Hyatt, daughter of Mr
and Mr Harry Hyatt, left last
week lor Haleiiih to assume her
duties of secretary to Dr. William
C Pressley of Peace Junior Col
lege Miss Hyatt was graduated
from Peace this spring.
Iowans Preparing For
Haywood 4-H Visitors
Haywood County's 4-H Club boys
and girls will leave next week for
their visit fo Washington County.
Bui for Ihe last month, their
hosts have been busy making plans
to entertain them and show them
what their county has.
Much of this preparation, the
Washington Evening Journal in the
host county reports, is studying the
Waynesville Mountaineer's 62-page
farm edition which was published
This paper, the Journal notes,
contains a "complete picture of
agriculture in Haywood County"
1 and copies have been sent to -n
clubs throughout Washington cn"V.
1949 $3.U0 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
W a nes die (o iMt uVci' the
Senator Frank Graham, on his
:l'u .-.i isit to this area since being
appointed lo Congress, told The
: Mountaineer. "II has been good
to be in Waynesville, and in West
ern North Carolina, and to see the
sign of progress on all sides, re-
! new old friendships, and make new
T am foilunale in having Hieh
ard Queen of Waynesville as my
seerelarv." he continued.
Senator Graham is especially in
leresled in a Ihree-poinl program
for the North Carolina delegation
in Congress lo help achieve. He
named Iheni, as ( 1 federal aid to
the states for schools; i2) the de
vclopmciil of ports at Wilmington
and Morehead City and the secur
ing of a di dock for the port at
Wilmington. and i3i, but not
lea l. Ihe completion of the Blue
"All Unci' will mean great things
lor Noil 1 1 Carolina, and the na
l ion, Si i i. i t i " o'ham said
In receiil weeks be has been lo
see I're.elrnl Truman relative to
an appropriation of $13,500,000 for
use in developing Ihe Parkway and
"I nless Ihe projects are com
pleted, we will never realize any
benefits from Ihe large sums al
ready spent on them," he com
mented. In discussing Ihe bill for federal
aid lo schools. Senator Graham
said. "The lull is on the ten-yard
line and (.in Im- pushed over by Ihe
nulled Ifori of all its supporters.
"Th" principles of the Thomas
iTalt bi-partisan bill for federal aid
! to the stales for schools arc bas
1 No ledei.il control but state
i .spnii-ihiliis for policies regarding
Irarhrr -. curriculum, administra
tion -.egregal ion. use of public
tuuil- lor -.ehool buses and school
t eXt books.
2 Ixpiiiahle distribution of fed
eral luiuls as a matter of honest
IS Allocation of funds on the
ba.-is of lun factors, the average in
come of the people and the num.
1 her ol children.
I See Senator Graham Page 6)
The Iowa 4-11 clubbers, who will
have l heir Tar Heel colleagues in
their homes for l heir one-week
visit, are finding out their counties
have a lol in common.
For one I rung, me naywooa
' youngsters will see that famed Iowa
j tall corn is the same kind as much
i of the corn that is grown back'
But most improtant. they and the
thousands of readers of the Jour
nal, are learning about Haywood
County's Community Development
The 40 Haywood 4-H boys and
sir!? will leave Waynesville 'at 7
iSpn lowans Pse 6)
State's testimony against three
men accused of beating (S4 -year-old
Wilbur Connor was being intro
duced when Judge Dan K. Moore
recessed the opening session of
Haywood Criminal Court at 12 30
p. m. for lunch.
George Connor, Herman Connor,
and Arthur Brooks an charged
with affray in the alleged healing
of the elderly man in Barbel,
orchard on January Hi. 1918
Earlier, Bobby Caldwell was sen
tenced to 12 months on the roads
after he pleaded guilty lo a charge
of handling a forged cheek
Otherwise, traffic violations hear
ings dominated the opening of the
scheduled two-week criminal term.
Wrade E. Dunlap was fined $5(1
and court costs after being found
guilty of a reckless driving charge.
He was acquitted of a drunk di iv
ing charge to which he had pleaded
nolo contendere mo dctonsei
Judge Moore passed the follow
ing sentences on these defendants
who had been charged with drunk
Ray T. Rymer (pleaded guilt y
Ernest Chambers (pleaded guilty',
John Lindsay (pleaded guilty',
Otis Frank Allison (pleaded guil
ty), $100 fine and costs each
Earlier, Otis Phillips had pleaded
innocent to a charge of transport
ing non-tax paid whiskey. His case
was scheduled for hearing this att
crnoon. In a civil action. Naomi Green
was awarded a divorce from Brack
J. Green on the grounds of two
After court convened at 10 a in..
Judge Moore told the grand jurv
members in a brief address thai hi
services were open to them should
they request them.
The list of prospective iinor--for
the term were drawn late last
month. They are:
First week Ferguson DiuiWeU,
Fines Creek; Miss Frances Ray,
Waynesville; Glenn Campbell Pv
Hill; R. L. Davis. Jonathan Creek;
Amos Moody. Jonathan Creek. (. M
ton Rich, Ivy Hill: Cnrhil W.
Wright, Pigeon; Francis Brad ha.v,
William T. McGaha. Calalo n h". :
Tom H. Harkins, Beaverdam. G W.
Young, Beaverdam; P. D T'lni.r.
Waynesville; J. G. Tate. Iron Duff:
Guy McCracken. Beaverdam. I. L.
Burnett, East Fork; Hugh Kuell,
Ned Crawford. Iron DulT. A W.
Devlin. Beaverdam; Morn- T.
Brooks, Beavcrday: James J Cl.irk.
Fines Creek: Mrs. David Hyatt.
Dewey V. Brendle and W L.
Nichols, all of Waynesville: and
Grady L. Owen. Heaven!. uu
Second week Gilbeil Kit' s.
Waynesville. Frank Pailou, lw
-Hill: Haywood Chapman Leav r-
dam; C. L. Hill. Jr., CrantM . s.ni
Crawford, Iron DulT. Burl 'I '-, m
and Boone Medford. both of W;-y-nesville;
Matt J. Davis. ( labile.
Jennings Reece, Easl Koik. ' -
Hunter and Sam Ledfoid. Whil.?
Oak; A. T. Ferguson, I i lies '!'-v.
Nathan Walker. Clyde. Lee lln'tll,
Jonathan Creek; John B Campb. 11,
John D Catbey. Pigeon Carl
Woody, Cecii; and Lie 1ranth.u,
Bov Iniured In
Fall Reported In
'By MRS. MILLARD I Vi.fX -)','
; Mountaineer Correspondent
, Sixteen-year-old Benton M:
j Creary. injured last Tue-day vi a
! fall from a tree near his H.-rr
Moitain home, was reported to
day in good condition at H i . o I
! County Hospital.
Benton, son of Mr. and M V.
J. McCreary. suffered a 'Td in
jury when he fell while hivin,; a1
swarm of bees.
Killed . 3
Injured . "... 22
(This Information com
piled from Records of
State Highway Patrol)