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The Waynesville Mountaineer
Published Tuice-A-Weck In The County Scat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
A visitor just in said: "Two
weeks aco I called this town
-Rainsville.' Last week 'Hades.'
but TODAY it is 'PERFECT'."
64th YEAR NO. 64 12 PAGES Associated Press and United Press News WAYNESVILLE. N. C. MONDAY AFTERNOON. AUGUST 1. 1949 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
le nt of
hurrh's nr years
past or of
In. a cus-
pat I d be
different fit experi-
al in the
3 Cootr I
l5Ut of ihe
Two Haywood Patrolmen Given
Promotions; Both Transferred
Sgt. Jones Goes To
Shelby, While Cpl.
Roberts Is Sent
Two Haywood highway patrol
men have received promotions, and
transfers, effective this morning.
Cpl. E. W. Jones, of Clyde, was
promoted to Sergeant and trans
ferred to Shelby.
Patrolman O. R. Roberts was
promoted to Corporal, and trans
ferred to Lenoir.
Sgt Jones reported to Shelby
this morning, while Cpl. Roberts
hid already been assigned to lead
the out-of-state farm tour to In
diana and Ohio, and will go to Le
noir immediately upon his return
CpI. J. L. Carpenter, of Fayette
ville. has teen assigned to Hay
wood to fill the vacancy of Sgt.
Jones. He arrived this morning
to begin his work. No one has
been named to fill the place of
Sgf. Jones is a native of Moore
county, and joined the patrol in
1935. He came to Haywood in
1937. and has been here ever since
He is chairman of the board of
deacons of the First Baptisf church
in Canton, and active iu the Clyde
Cpl. Roberts joined the patrol
in July 1939, and two months later
assumed his duties in Haywood
He resigned once to assume the
duties as chief of police of Way
nesville, but after ft months, went
back to the patrol. He has been
active in civic and church affairs.
He is a member of the board of
deacons of the First Baptist church.
3rd vice president of the Lions
Club, and superintendent of the
adult department of his church.
He plans to move his family
Mrs. Roberts and four children
to Lenoir as soon as he can find a
The transfers are part of the
new program of the highway patrol
to move men who have been sta
tioned for a number of years in
any one place.
Quiet Week-End Here
For Police Department
Waynesville police arrested one
man on charges of driving while
drunk, and six for public drunken
ness over the week-end. Chief of
Police Orville Noland said.
Otherwise, the week-end was
very quiet he said.
Hold Up Former
1 In Milwaukee
At 8:30 the other night, while
she was on duty as cashier at the
theatre, two nice looking young
men held up the cashier and made
away with $125.
The two, between 19 and 23
years old, acted as though they
were about to'buy tickets when one,
wearing a blue checkered shirt,
pulled a revolver and demanded
money from Miss Allison.
She pushed a number of bills
at the youths, who fled. In a few
minutes three squads of officers
istarted a search, but no trace was
found of them.
Miss Allison said both were nice
looking, tall and dark.
Waynesville Area Folks
Give 40 Pints Of Blood
Residents ,pf the Waynesville
area last Thursday contributed a
otal 40 pints of blood to the Ashe
ville regional center as the Ameri
can Red Cross Bloodmobile paid
its second visit to the Haywood
In all, 55 volunteers approxi
mately 80 percent of whom were
from the rural areas appeared at
the blood donor room which had
been set up in the Waynesville
reshyteriau church basement.
Two Patrolmen Promoted And Moved
S(iT. E. W. JONES left today lor
his new post in Shelby. He came
to Haywood in 1937.
Ray Re-Elecled Chairman
EL C. Park Commission
The Waynesville Drive-In -Theatre,
at the intersection of the
Asheville and RatclifTe Cove Roads
will officially open Thursday night.
It was announced this morning by
Homer Wesl and Clayton Mehaffey,
owners and operators.
The 300-car capacity modern out
door theatre, will feature for its
opening picture, "One Sunday
Night" and will begin at eight
The modern equipment has been
installed, and a late model speak
er will he hung in each car, and
the patrons can regulate the vol
ume of the tone from the screen
In meet their personal desires.
The owners bought the latest
equipment available for both the
sound and project ion.
The parking sections of the lot
have been elevated by engineers in
order to give the best possible view
of the large screen.
In addition to the pictures, the
new enterprise will have a well
equipped concession stand, and
numerous boys to serve patrons
You don't have to get out of
.mir car to attend the movies."
Mr. Mehaffey. manager said. e
have it so arranged that you even
buy xoiir ticket while in your car.
Come dressed as you please, and
bring the children. All children
under 12 are admitted free." Mr
"Our policy is to furnish this
area with the finest entertainment
the market affords." the manager
continued . ....
This is the only drive-in-theatre
in Havwood. and as far as is known,
the only one in the state west of
Though both the number of vol
un eers and the total donations
I",,, exceeded the figures for he
Rloodmobile's first visit last May.
100 pints program officers! had
Vint nni: wr t ioi
sought from mis die- '
..a 3fi Dints
less than nan me
pints sought at that time
A was the case last FHdaj uie
As. ., fhc hulk of the
nira neo oo- -
assigned lo Lenoir, aller scry ing
as patrolman in Haywood .since
Hav "as re-elecleil
chairman of the
North Carolina I
Park Cnmmisison hire oda. as
the commission began its third year
Dr. Kell Uennoll. ol Biysnn
City, was ro-clcrlod ice-chairman,
and C. M. Douglas was re-elected
W K. Osborne, ol Sparta was
sworn in as a new member ot I he
commission by Hugh Leal herwood.
clerk of court. E. C Gin. ol
Newlanil. was also sworn in for
another term. The other members
were named for longer terms.
J. Carlyle Crouch, assistant sup
erintendent of the Blue Ridge
Parkway, was here with the com
mission, and visited the Wagon
Road Cap area this afternoon with
'Ranger Clifton Senile
The commission spent some tuni
this morning discussing t lie pro
grain of the Parkway, and I he cx
pendilure ol the proposed increas
During the lunch hour, I lie com
mission heard W. Curtis Russ ex
plain the Community Development
program, and some of the accom
plishments in Haywood. T L (;yn
was also a guest al the luncheon.
Buchanan Reunion Is
Set For August 14th
Plans are being completed for
the annual Buchanan reunion at
the Buchanan cemetery on Aliens
Creek on Sunday. August 14,
starting at 10 o'clock.
Rev. Bill Queen will be the
speaker again this year. The annual
picnic dinner will be featured.
The committee in charge is i
Scott Cunningham and Rufus In-,
man. with Charlie Buchanan as
2 Important Conferences
Convene At Lake Tuesday
Another South-wide gathering,
. ,. t .ho viistinnarv
Crence. July 26-August .. wiil
the Lake Junaluska as-
leaders for a Convocation, August
2-7. Every department of church
life will be discussed, including
for the improvement oi L,ase
l.maluska Assembly, tne cnurcn-
' i(le Methodist Advance Movement
.? l. TUn nnnvnatmn
- - - . 7
lilt v. v'. , -
which will be observed as Juna
luska Day Bishop Arthur J. Moore
nf Atlanta is programed for tH
Pa rt Of Waynes ville
228 To 40
A large portion ol Aliens Creek
will -iion be a part of Waynesville
j The vole of Saturday's elect inn was
j 22U tor ami 4(1 against becoming a
p. n I it Way nesv ille
'I lie only thing lell to be done
inwards completing Hie extension!
ol the i lls limits so as In include
1 atiniil 1 11011 resident ol the area.
ng some papers wiln the sec-:
ielary ol stale, and
deeds, according to .1
illoi uex lor tin' Tow n
of Wa lles-
"The engineer will soon have the
map ot the area completed, and
that, together with a certified copy
of Hie election returns from the
hoard ol elections, and recording
he ordinance on the pari of the
hoaul ol aldermen, will finish Hie
job.' Mr Morgan said. "All Just
a mailer of recording the pro
Ma.Mir .1 II Wax . Jr., said this
morning 1 1 i.i I work would slarl soon
on a xxaler line into the area, and
garbage trucks would stall just as
soon as the unite could he ar
The police and lire departments
would consider the area as part
ol the town, cxen while the final
legal papers are being prepared,
The people ol Aliens Crock will
mil have any town taxes to pax,
unlil after 19.111. il was said, sinui!
the current tax year is already
iMayor Way CM imaled that the
19.10 census "will give Wax nesx ille
a population of about li.OOtl to 7
1)00. The 1940 census gaxe 2 1100
During the past year the city limits
been extended so as lo in
parl of Easl Wax iiosmIIc
ol the Dcllwooil road. Sul
phur Springs load. I he (oiinlix
Club and Belle Meade an a. Nine-
ah . and now Miens Creek
The Waynesville hoard ol aldei -men
passed a proposed ordinance
sexcial nionlhs ago which would
extend I he citx limits mi as to In
clude Hie Aliens Creek ana The
people ol the serlion. aller -exeral
public meetings, named a com
mittee to investigate and make
recommendations The lesoll was
that petitions wore circulated call
ing lor an election The election
was sol up. wllh con nix board ol
elections in charge. Three' weeks
were given to register, and 200
voters registered. Willi 2H cast
ing votes oo Saturday. Il was
estimated that there w el e about
500 qualified void's iu the area
i pops concert
Orchestra will give a
of light music- al lb
Wax nesx ille
The" cot', oi l. under I he cluec
lioii of -lames Christian I'lol .'
founder of the Music Camp, will
start al Hl.l P m
The event is being sponsored bx
the Waynesville Chambei oi C mi
This is Ihe same on lies! , i 1'ial
drew large c rowcN ol music lo-. n s
to a similar concerl recnlij I
(See Concert fi
1 Junaluska Day address
! The opening day. Tuesday
feature the work of .he D.sMric,
aupennienunn i.,u ... ...
Advance for Christ and His Church
movement. Scheduled tor plat
form addresses are: Bishop Marvin
A. Franklin oi Jackson. Miss.,
whose topic is "Why the Advance."
Bishop Clare Pureell of Birming
ham will lead a discussion on
"Paving the Benevolent Dollar in
Full." and Bishop Paul B. Kern
will talk on "Continuing the Week
nf Dedication " The Rev Dr Oscai
ISn ImiHiriant MpHi 6
I off Tliic ITJnrn. mi Un
Way nesv ille i
hound lor tile
el .mil liltv-si II. i
tarni people lell
ally this morning,
agi iciilliu al centers
ol I lie Mid-West.
Ilie c aravan ol III laiiulx cars j
and three big aii -eondil ionc-d buses
roared axxax I rum Ihe tlaxwood
County Court House al about t!
0 clock, headed for Louisville, Kv .
and points north on the seventh
annual Out-ol-Counlx Farm Tour
For the next six days. Ibex II
sludy farming and livestock rais
ing met bods in Kentucky. Ohio,
and Indiana, with the principal
concentration on Indiana.
A I each of Hie major slopping
points, a cordial reception avvailed
them. Besides visiting experiment
stalions. processing plants, and
private farms, the llaxwoocl men
and women and I heir c hildren
were due fur a hospitable round of
banquets and other enlei lain.aenl
ollered by their hosts
Heading the motorcade was
County Agent Wax ne Corpeiiing,
accompanied by Assistant County
Agculs Herb Singlelai x and Wax lie
Franklin, Home Deiiiouslralnoi
genl Mary Coruwoll. and Miss
Mm-) Medlord, sccrotarx lu the
k Miss Lucille fulhey ut CljUc is
Hccv'xnpanyiltU the touring farm
people to uivo The Mountaineer
1 cadets full reports ol their ac
tivities along the wax
While the Havwood ciliciis are
going lo Ihe Mid-West principally
lo be educated, the evidence is
that Kiev will also educate then
bosls lo their home county's al
Iraclions and wax oi Ille generally.
Iletoie leaving. Mr. Corpoiiing
described the program tor this
ear's laini tour as t lie inosl iu
leiesling ever devised The added
.till actions include moll- IcaliiVes
pai 1 1 i i i Lu Iv inlei esl nig lo Ihe (arm
Meanw bile. I hose w ho had lo re
main al home speculated on what
possible ideas Haywood's anibas
sailois would bring back with tbcin
lor stimulating (ill I tier improve
ments Last ve.n s lour, which carried
Ihe group into Tennessee, resulted
the county s Community l)c
ipineni Program, which, week to
k is producing concrete bene-
lo I, ii in and home lite.
I Sec I arm Tour Page til
Thirlx-lbrce farmers of Irecleli
and ClUon counties will come I"
Hav wood Saturday to study Ihe
county's larms and farming metb-
Assisiant Counly Agent Turnei
( alhev will ineel Ihe visitors al
the intersection of Highways 19
and 23 at Lake Junaluska between
the Shell and Standard Service
St at ions.
Then he will escoi I lliciu lo Ihe
Mountain Test Farm, where Direc
tor Howard (Taup will conduct the
visiors on n inspection tour.
Aller a country -style lunch al
the Waynevilla Tourist Court, the
visitors will tour Ihe farm ol A
.1 Mc ( i acken. w ho w as aw aided
the honor ol Master Farmer last
Mr Cathey and Mr. Clapp
conducl them on this tour.
SLIGHT DAMAGE TO CARS
Two cars were damaged about
$00. wlfen they collided in Clyde
Sunday, according to Patrolman
No arres's were made
The Mountaineer Has A
Reporter On Farm Tour
Miss Lucile Cathey, an exper
ienced reporter, and special
writer for The Mountaineer, is
on the out-of-state farm tour, and
will write a full account of the
trip for this newspaper.
Miss Cathey is the only news-
Datr perOTi nn the. ifnr,
Funeral Hold Sun.
t:s. i:. I . Ml I III. lis died at
her buiiie In i e I I idav . She' was
O.i last Max 1 1, tail oil pai.e two.
Gets 2 New
I he I la x wood I 'mini y V onion ,
Moinis at a icceiil iiieeliiig named
luo new oieiiilieis to Ille County
l.ilii.ox Bo. ml tor I i cms ol luo
eat s rai ti.
W illi. on Meilloi d ;.l ay Iiesv ille
and Mis VI.iix I on Moodv ul
Waynesville, loiile 2, siic'ct eel
I Jem ge III ovv il. cb, in man ot I be
cou nix tin. ml ol I'ooiinis.sioni'l.s.
anil Mrs I'rox I eal h i wood ol
Way iu svilJe. i iiule 2, whose terms
exinied and did mil ;.eek napioinl
meiit The In uis ol Ilie lour oliber
ineiiilieis ol Ihe hoaul -si ill haw
se ei al v ears to i on Col .1 II How -ell
ul U ax nesv ilbv bo. ml chairman,
and I n-d Douil ul Canton, whose
leniiics eonliion unlil I9.'3: and
Clenn I ' .i 1 1 1 1 -1 ol Clyde and Mrs.
T. I. (.'win ol ax nesv ille. pievi
oll.sll appolnleil lol lei Ills I milling
to I 9.i I.
Fire Early Friday
I n ,
si I OV I
ml. lei miiie-d origin eh -l.nge.
, in the Alh-n.s Creek
I ( I, in I- llgel aid said
I I ,-igi-cl I ai b.-i unci con
line I he lil eillell reacll-
comtnunii i .
I be til.., ha
tlol III Ille
III Ille llo,
a in all, i
iioined building about a
i hav iiit-; lie-en si nt er-
lo I In I tells I I el k dill-
,i iimmii ii, ,l a iil.ii1 nil a
.1 shed l hat li.ul been ig
li, iI.iii.iml: ul Ihe hain
seisiaintil only oiiiieir
( he I). II 1 1 on l
lend I ai in w a
M. nili i ol
IVbo Is pelidll
I'll! I V s ,,d;e
,. old M
hi lied by .lu(U:e 1.
.Lu ksoni ille, I'd. i .
.; the summer al
v aliu- o i i,
OOII I hi
id.-i s, hi e .i nnal eil the
tiitiMmg at about $1.1.
s was partly covered
hi iosiii .in. e
He ..oil i d iii.e llooi was being
installed ami Hid he had planned
lo bold a daMie ilieie Ibis week
He- added be had intruded to i-iiii-vcrl
H in'M a hole m an apart
men' house ilvs tall allei using
(Sop Valuable Barn Pafre fit
is writing exclusively for The
Just before the group of 156
left here this morn ins, she was
told to "write in detail and
everything of interest." The full
coverage of tfc6 trip will be put
litoVrt in Th Mnnntgineer.
, ymnwiiiiiimiMMiiimiiiijin iwiii mm ,
lluywood county's current esti
! mated hudiiel is the largest in lu
,Uirv, and in excess of a million
The hudpel is $300,000 more than
la-1 year, but Ihe board of com
: inissioneis have held Ihe rale to
!M all per SI00 valuation, il was
leal in el this morning.
The hie elillcrcncc ill the cur
rent biiil'-i-l ionics ill Ihe four
charily luniK which now total
about ball the budget require
ment . tor 1 be v ear. Some $411 -000
has been appropriated to tbi
pool liiiiil Old Age Assistance Aid
to Dependent children, and the
cosl ol vvellare administration.
"The big difference." according
lo Ccoice A llrown. Jr.. chair
man ol the hoard, "conies from the
tact we- have to match state and
leilcral funds The two agencies
pay more I ban 7o per cent of the
lunils lor old age assistance, and
aid lo depeiidcnl children. The
counly has to put up $'.ll.3r)f! in
order lo gel 21 1 .177 for old age
assistance," he said.
"In Ilie case ot aid to dependent
children, the county puts up $20,
(jOO unit ihe ulhor agencies $95.--tci,"
Mr. llrown said. "For the
cost ol wcllare adininislration. Ihe
louiily puts up $23,!l0(i."
Al present, the monthly grants
iu Ihe chaiiav groups runs to $25 -
, CIO. according lo Charles. Melcalf,
unmix audilor, and the list coti-
liiiues lo glow.
it nl year was
1 ii ml lui the enr
iiici cased try about
was brought ahofit
I increase in cost?.
costs which have
I'lie counly olficiaU
1 liy the genera
j and t be court
i iscii sharply ,
I hat lines received
ne now iul into the
school hind and I ml in Ihe general
Hind although' tile counly bear?
all the expenses ol court.
Tin- I'sliinatcd valualiou ol laxa
ble pi opci ly ill the county show 5
a luo million dollar increase over
last veai. wilb Ihe ligurc- now set
al $20 .1(10,011(1.
' While the biulget calls for ait
expenditure ol $1,000.0112 Ibis com
ing xe, ii", the taxpayers ol Hav
wood ivill be called upon lor onlv
$1-12, 2. ill ol Ibis amount. The ret
will come hum stale and lederal
agencies, and special taxes, such
as beer, which recently acroun'frl
lor a check ol $2I.H(I0. Ml. Md
call poinieu oiu.
The biulget lor the welfare aci
niinist t al ion also includes an ex
penditure of $2.7:11 lor aid to Hi '
blind, the report reveals.
The' lull details, and conipart-nn
ol the budget, are shown on pae
live' ol Ibis issue.
Among Ilie em "in aging leature
ut the- current budget is that only
s.73 !)ali will be needed for debt
sen ice. which is a .substantial re
duel hiii over pasl ycais. The bond
ed inilcblediiess of Ihe county r:
now slightly mure than ball a mil
llotaiians Hear Florida
Pastor At Friday Meet
Hi John Hi ascombe. ol Orlando,
iiitjeel liolaiiaus here Friday to
know thyself." Then Ihe Florida
; pastor elaborated, as be emphasiz
ed the importance of being a real
j pel son
i "Find out what you are and
where you are' be urged.
1 Then be- sel tort tr I hi ec- rule- for
acquiring success in this by strp---
' inc "Control Thyself." llun "De
ny " Thy sell ." and "then by blend-
' nig all three, ion will know thy
scll. he continued
Injured .... 26
(This information com
olled from Eenrds of
SUte Eighvvr PitroD.