STANDARD FTG i, Comp-220-230 s First St LOUISVILLE ST "Aren't you ashamed." the Judge, asked th nan, "to hare your wife support you by tak ing in washing?" "Yes, I am, your honor," he replies. "But what can I do? She's too ignorant to do any thing else." Tee Waynesville Mountaineer Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park carrier and in nigh tie smiles- h" a re- was the J Hies. a"u repon- 64th YEAR NO. 72 14 PAGES Associated Press and United Press News WAYNESVILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 29, 1949 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties Ing. k only I year. . he scur- Lake Junaluska Assembly Ends One 01 Best Seasons In Many Years; Big Crowds Itartled a kn grow- by nis ilk at the Lt u is a wiinom "In fact !one. the out. xplaining .discovery. ready " to show Hd brcaK the slam a pretty towing ' ee tarin. at It has ish axe. the other ler of the fhat all M points in Joked like luntains. inversation jthen blow itic across Breedlove Injured In Auto Wreck pns I boys and Simmer in Isses start -1 still sum Waynesville Bine of the in reply to itelligence. jless high ly painting Irish brush how colors hi Septem Siat's about fl to turn, tree beats I with the e couldn't inspecting :e Parkway tare to take it botanical figures, if pes in these native, in- either the fcen, or will spot it in pves. ne argues in the hills witnessed by a leaf seen attack- pe Smoky Ik this sum nmers. The irn brown. like fall Just an iti- Burlin Vaughn Breedlove. 21-year-old Air Force soldier from Thompson's Cove, suffered a frac tured skull Saturday night his car crashed into the rear of a parked tractor loaded with baled hay about three quarters of a mile east of Waynesville on Highway 19-2?. State Highway Patrolman Jeff Mays reported the tractor was at tached to a truck-trailer combina tion that had brought the hay to be unloaded Into Wiley Noland's barn. He said the impact knocked the tractor 17 feet. Breedlove, reported in serious condition after the accident, re gained consciousness shortly alter he arrived at Haywood County Hospital. He also suffered body bruises and lacerations of the scalp, head, and wrist. He was transferred by ambulance last night to the Greenville, S. C, Air Force Base. Patrolman Mays said the driver of the truck, George Woody, 29, of Newport, Tenn., ts under $500 bond for his appearance in justice of the peace court at Waynesville Thursday to answer a charge of parking on the highway. The officer estimated the dam age to the tractor at about $200. Breedlove's car, a 1938 Buick con vertible, sustained approximately $300 to $400 damages, he said. He said it was not raining at the time of the accident, but that the highway was slick. Breedlove was driving west alone when the accident occurred at 9:30 p.m. Sunday marked the official close of the Lake Junaluska Assembly 1949 season a season which offi cials acclaim as probably the best in the history of this church cen ter, and which has launched plans ' hat when consummated will not oniy insure us stability and per manence but will result in expan sion of its program and activities and the erection of a new $400,000 hotel unit, and other physical im provements, including roads, bridge when and auditorium additions and ren ovations. Recreation Head fef p. 1 Hundreds Marvel At Beauty Of Flower Show Dencreasedi Enrollment Packs County Schools Richard Queen Spends Weekend At Home ftrge pnee tterly con- Nk Metho- ld at 7:30 Lower Fines today by i pastor of M members Lrtant con Richard Queen, executive secre tary to U. S. Sen. Frank P. Graham, came down from Washington last weekend to attend the wedding of his sister-in-law, whle his boss was filling speech-making engagements in the eastern part of the state. Queen also took advantage of his visit to devote attention to the business affairs of his Queen's Tourist Farm on the Soco Road. He indicated Senator Graham was gaining incerased favor in Washington, that his stands on many, issues received strong sup port in Congress. Queen's sister-in-law. Miss jo Pryor. was married to Ed Allman of Jackson County Saturday. Both are 1949 graduates of Western Car olina Teachers College. Miss Pry or has been serving as hostess this summer at the Tourist Farm. The senator's secretary returned to Washington Sunday. Today he was scheduled to help Bascombe Lunsford of Asheville and his square dancers get clear ance for their trip to Italy. The Western North Carolina dancers will tour Europe to enter tain American occupation troops. Wright of Rd Washing. of Mr. and weir home Bishop Paul B. Kern, of Nash ville, Tenn., was the Sunday morn ing preacher. At 8 p.m. Bishop Costen J. Har- rell, of Charlotte, conducted a wor ship service which will be followed by a sacred concert, given by Dr. Cyrus Daniel, of Nashville, who has had charge of the music this sea son, assisted by the Junaluska En semble. Gate ticket sales this season in dicate a total attendance of ap proximately 13.000 persons who have been here for stated periods during the summer. Dr. F. S. Love, superintendent, expressed himself as greatly pleas ed with the season as a whole and enouraged over the future pros pets. The speaking platform this season, Dr. Love said, is probably the most brilliant in the history of the Assembly; the attendance dur ing the major part of the season has been at capacity and already work is under way to build a great program for the 1950 season. "There will definitely go into next year's program," he continued, "a larger number of entertainment features, especially in the field of music and recitals by concert art ists. "We are already receiving com mitments from outstanding leaders in Europe and America for our 1950 platform. ' "In cooperation with education al leaders of The Methodist Church,) plans are being worked out for a great Youth Conference of an in spirational type; also a Southeast ern jurisdiction-wide conference of Church School Superintendents and teachers of adult Bible classes. "The Expansion program which was launched during our present season there was projected a de velopment for the Assembly which is to be under the leadership of Luther Wells, a successful business man of Richmond, Va., and the im mediate supervision of Bishop Ar thur J. Moore of Atlanta and Ed win L. Jones of Charlotte, co-chairmen of the development program. "The College of Bishops of the Southeastern Jurisdiction, will lead the movement in their several Epis copal Areas on a conference, dis trict and local church basis. The financial objective of the Junalus ka Expansion program is $600,000. This amount is to be used to pro vide additional hotel facilities, cot tages, grounds and street improve ments and the completion of the Memorial Chapel which has been erected by the churches of the Southeastern Jurisdiction as mem orial to service men and women of World War II. C. L. ALLEN of Aliens Creek, is chairman of the Haywood County recreation committee of the Com munity Development program. Mr. Allen and his committee have inaugurated an interesting program throughout the county, which is proving popular. (Photo by Ingram's Studio). Guardsmen Return From Summer Encampment Haywood Couitty's weary Na tional Guardsmen returned home last night after two weeks of in tensive summer training at the annual encampment at Fort Jack son, S. C Canton's 30th Signal Company soldiers were wet as well as weary, for they had ridden through the heavy rains in open trucks all the way from the central South Caro lina reservation. The Waynesville Heavy Tank Company's 64 enlisted men and five officers, led by Capt. James M. Davis, rode back to town in somewhat more comfortable fashion. Officers' reports indicate that the Waynesville men are among the tops In marksmanship in the 1 30th Division of the North Caro lina and Tennessee National Guard. On the tiring line the men, tak ing turns at the 76 mm guns on the four tanks, blasted every one of the 12 targets at a range of 1,200 yards. Master Sergeant Krederwick W. Chandler of Waynesville, also had honors to show for his summer ses sion. He was awarded a certificate commending him for his record durng the encampment. It was signed by Maj. Gen. John Hall Manning of Raleigh, commander of the North Carolina National Guard. The Haywood men heard ad dresses by Governors Scott of North Carolina and Browning of Tennessee during the encamp ment. But the brightest spot, of course, came on the final day. That was payday. The Waynes ville soldiers alone drew pay tot aling $4,402.96 for their two week's work. Mrs. Wilford Ray and Mrs. James R. Boyd, Jr., won the cash sweep stakes prizes in the Fower Show sponsored by the Richland Garden Club at the Welch Memorial Build ing of the First Baptist church last Friday afternoon. Mrs. Ray had top honors for her various arrange ments and Mrs. Boyd for her out standing specimens. The show, the first to be held bj the garden club, was a success in every detail, according to Mrs James L. Elwood, president of thr club and general chairman for the event. More than 200 entries were shown by 49 exhibitors and hun dreds of citizens and visitors at tended the event. The displays included a collec tion of books on flowers and gard ening shown by Miss Margaret Johnston. Haywood County librar ian. Tables used for the show were furnished through the .ourtesy of Garrett Furniture Company, Mas- sie Furniture Company and Boyd Furniture Company. Serving as judges were Mrs. Floyd Hipps, Mrs. W. T. Duckworth, Mrs. W. S. Harrison, and Mrs. Clyde Hawkins, all members of the Ashe ville Garden Couniii. Winners of the various classifi cations follow: Section A-l, ar rangement for wall table, blue rib bon, Mrs. Jonathan Woody; red rib bon, Mrs. James Elwood; yellow ribbon, Mrs. J. H. Way, Jr. Arrangement for coffee table. blue ribbons, Mrs. G. M. Kimball and Mrs. W. A. Prevost: red rib bon, Mrs. J. W. Ray; yellow rib bon, Mary White and Mrs. W. L. Kirkpatrick. Arrangement for informal lunch eon, red ribbon. Mrs. F. G. Rlp petoe; yellow ribbon, Mrs. John Lily; arrangement for informal din- REA Annual Meeting Was Big Event On Saturday Burley Field Day To Be Held Here On Wednesday The annua) Burley Tobacco Field Day will be held Wednesday at the Mountain Test Farm, Director Howard Clapp announced today. Extension workers and tobacco farmers from throughout Western North Carolina are expected. The Tobacco Field Day program will open at 10:30 a.m. Among the outstanding features, he said, will be discussions on the curing of burley tobacco. Roy Bennett, burley specialist of State College, will be present, and Hugh Harris, assistant com missioner of agriculture. Is ex pected to attend. Emphasis will be placed on cur ing, tying, and priming. Dr. Luther Shaw, of the Test Farm, will lead In the demonstra tions, and make a report of the burley program. A report Is to be given of the results of the burley program up to the present. At the same time, Mr. Clapp an nounced the Corn Field Day has been scheduled for September 21 ner table, red ribbon, Walter Taliaferro.- ? , , ' .. ' ' Setlon B large arrangement not over 36 inches, blue ribbons, Mrs. E. J. Hyatt, Mrs. James Elwood, and Mrs. J. W. Hay; red ribbon, Mrs. John M. Queen; yellow ribbon, Mrs. Roy Parkman. Section C-l-A, line arrangement, using one type of flower; blue rib bon, Mrs. M. G. Stamey; red ribbon, (See Flower Show Page 2) Nearly Two Inches Of Rain Hits Haywood I rARMER I Warmer Pt for a f ew PWng. Fair I1" tempera- tempera- staff of the Rainfall .05 35-Gallon Still Captured Tuesday Haywood sheriff's officers cap tured a 35-gallon wood-burning still last Tuesday afternoon in the Iron Duff section. The sheriff's department said no arrests had been made but would be. Poultry Group To Meet Thursday Members of the Haywood Coun ty Poultry Commission, commun ity poultry committees, and repre sentatives of commercial hatcheries will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Haywood County Court House. Commission Chairman Van Wells announced today. A discussion of the production of hatching eggs will feature the session. Family Reunion Is Set For Sunday The annual reunion of the Miller Sharp, and Joyce Families will be held at the Ridgeway Baptist Church on the Canton-Ashevllle highway. Sunday. September 4. All members of the families and friends are invited to attend and bring a basket lunch. Special music will be presented in the afternoon. 3 Canton People Injured In Traffic Mishap Three Haywood County people were among five injured Saturday when two cars collided in the mid dle lane of the three-lane highway 19-23 near Ihe Pisgah intersection in Buncombe County. State Highway Patrolman M. P. Pope said the injured were Charles R. Henson, Reba Lambert, 19, and Jack Crawford of Canton, Route 2, who were riding in a station wagon; and Miss Ellen Stephenson and J. A. Tate, both of Greensboro, who were riding in a coupe. Crawford was admitted to Ash ton Park Hospital in Asheville for treatment. His two companions al so were treated there. The GreensDoro couple were taken to Mission Hospital. Jamie Byrnet. 16, of Canton, who was riding in the station wagon, escaped, injury. , HayWoodCf6un)y was, drenched by .nearly two inches of rain be twecn Saturday night and yester day afternoon. But so far no material damage has been reported. Hominy Creek overflowed its banks and sent a field under water near the Buncombe County line. A section of the secondary road near Woodrow used as a detour since the highway bridge tere was washed out in the June floods was made impassable by more than three feet of water yesterday after noon. But there were no other reports of widespread flooding or dam age to vital bridge structures. The Haywood Electric Member ship Corporation earned a net $9, 599.80 during the year ending Dec. 31, 1948. Corporation Manager R. C. Shef field gave this figure in his fin ancial report to approximately 1, 000 members of the rural electri fication agency at their tenth an nual meeting Saturday at th Way nesville Armory. Represented besides Haywood were Buncombe. Jackson, Tran sylvania, and Macon counties In Western North Carolina, and Ra bun County, Ga.. all in the area covered by the Haywood REA. At the same time they heard State REA Chairman Gwyn Price promise: We're not going to let up 'till every taim tamiiy in me siaie nas electricity." He also told the rural families there are at least four great es sentials farm people need: good roads, better schools, rural elec trification, and communications in rural telephone lines. Price, the principal speaker, was introduced by Corporation Attor ney It. E. Sentelle of Waynesville as one of the exceptions to Gov ernor Kerr Scott's pre-election promise to "open tile windows ol the state capitol and let In some fresh air." Corporation President Carter Osborne of Clyde, later re-elected to a new term by the new directors, reviewed the work of the previous year. The reduction of REA rates, ef- he termed the Clyde FFA Boy Receives Carolina Farmer Award Officers Capture Two In Jonathan Creek Thefts Fast work by the Haywood Coun-, suspect, last seen In Rock Hill hen ty Sheriffs department and the Uhe other two inen were wptured Rock Hill, S. C.; police landed two Deputy Sheriff Max Cochran re . ' j vT ., iaii turned Robinson and bniatners 10 Waynesville Friday night. The two are charged with breaking, enter ine and larceny, the sheriff's de- leas than 14 hours after a rural Jonathan Creek store was robbed Wednesday night. The Sheriff's, department said Earl Smathers, about 30, and Billy Robinson, 21, both of Canton, ad mitted breaking into Ralph Boyd's store between 11 p.m. and midnight and taking a quantity of merchan dise. The value of the goods was estimated at $200. Officers are searching for a third The sheriff's department said the store was looted of three new auto tires, two new auto tubes, an on determined quantity of cigarettes two cases of beer, a radio, and all of Mr. Boyd's clothing he had Just brought there from the cleaners. (See Two Boys Page 8) By LUCILLE CATHEY Mountaineer Correspondent Carl (Buddy Mann, son of Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Mann of Clyde, was the only Haywood county boy to receive the Carolina Farmer award at a recent state convention of Fu ture Farmers of America in Ral eigh. The honor is the highest degree bestowed bv the state FFA orga nization and signifies outstanding achievement in supervised farm projects and other school work. A member of the FFA for three years. Buddy served as secretary of the Clyde chapter last year. The organization is comprised of agri culture students in high schools throughout North Carolina and is part of a national federation. The first projects carried by this budding young farmer included one baby beef, one-half acre of corn, and five acres of potatoes. Under the supervision and guid ance of Robert C. Evans, vocational agriculture teacher at Clyde high school, Buddy was able to increase (See Clyde FFA Page 8) Given FFA Award Vr.' ' if Redden To Speak At Soco Boosters Session Thursday U. S. Rep. Monroe Redden of North Carolina will be featured speaker Thursday night at a din ner meeting and dance of the Soco Gap Road Boosters Club. Fred Campbell, the club presi dent, announced this week-end the session would be held at Moody's Tourist Farm on the Soco Gap Road, starting at 7:30 p.m. A square dance will be held fol lowing the Tar Heel congressman's speech. Reservations for the dinner may be made with Mrs. J. R. Plott, Jr., club secretary. fectlve this, month year. " f In his rcporl, Mr. Sheffield said the agency's gross Income for the year ending Dec. 31, was $95, 558.94. Total expenses for the period were $85,95!.14, leaving the net of more than $9,000. He also told the audience that during the year ending Dec. 31: The membership of the cooper ative climbed to 2,782 an increase of 520. The cooperative was operating 622 miles of distribution lines at the end of the year, an increase of 220 miles built and energized. Since the system was started, federal REA loans to the Hay wood agency have totaled $1,371,- 000. Of this the organization still has $328,914.53 available in Wash (See REA Meeting Page 8) Jack Messer Predicts 5 Increase Through out County; High School Crowded Beyond Capacity The opening of Haywood County schools moved with clock-work pre cision this morning. At noon, Jack Messer, county superintendent of education, predicted a five per cent increase in enrollment over the county. This would mean be tween 250 and 300 net increase over last year's 6,000 for the coun ty, Mr. Messer said. The Canton district has about 3,000 adidtional. Perhaps the busiest place in the county this morning was the Waynesville Township High School. Approximately 1,200 students re ported for classes, with 310 of them first year junior high, making an all-time high enrollment for that grade. M. H. Bowles, district superin tendent, asid at noon, that "Our biggest need Is more room, more room, and even more room." The 1,200 students are being housed in a building erected to accommodate 900. "We have a complete faculty, and about 300 more students than we ought to have with present facili ties," Mr. Bowles added. There will be 14 buses operat ing from the high school this year. This is one additional to last year's fleet. Both Mr. Messer and Mr. Bowles announced that the lunchrooms in all schools would open Thursday, September first. Full class sched ules will begin on Tuesday throughout the county. All schools In the county will observe Monday, September 5. as a holiday, the two school officials announced. The Canton schools will open- on September 6, as has been the custom for many years. The Waynesville polic depart ment started their regular patrol ling of the school zones this morn ing. Chief Orvllle Noland said that he plans to put men on duty at all five schools in town high school, Central Elementary, East Waynesville, Aliens Creek and St. John's. "Any motorist passing any school in excess of the speed limits will be hailed into court," the chief of police said. Police Have Light Week - End Here This week-end was one of the lightest in the history of the Waynesville Police Department Only one was arrested, and one citation issued. One was arrested for being drunk, and the citation issued for running over a red light. ACA Has $2,000 . Extra For County Farmers The Agricultural Conservation Association office here advised Haywood County farmers today that it now has $2,000 extra fed era! money for conservation mate rials. Farmer:- who have not received such aid during the 1949 program year are advised to file their re quests soon as possible .since this money is available for a limited time only. Office spokesmen reported that more Haywood farmers have been participating in the ACA program (successor to the old AAA) since September 1948 than during the same period the previous year. Since last September, the agen cy has spent $84,342 67 for conserv. ation materials bsued to 1,686 farmers. During the same period the pre vious year. 1.482 farmers partici pated. CARL MANN is the only Hay wood FFA boy to get the Caro lina Farmer 'Award this year. Bowles Urges Lions To Support Hospital Bonds Canton Man Still Under Treatment For Injuries Harry Cabe of Canton remained in Memorial Hospital at Asheville today under treatment for serious injuries suffered Thursday after noon in a head-on traffic collision a mile west of Canton. The 35-year-old businessman suf fered a fractured hip and less seri ous injuries when his truck and an auto driven by James Gunther, 23, also of Canton, were involved in the accident. Gunther was released from Hay wood County Hospital shortly after the accident after being treated for cuts and bruises. Apple Growers To Meet Today The Smoky Mountain Apple Growers Association will meet at 8 p.m. today (Monday) in the Hay wood County Court House. Bob Boone of Francis Cove, president of the Association, will be in charge of the meeting. Lions To Meet At Church The Waynesville Lions Club will hold its regular dinner meeting this week in the dining room of the First Methodist Church at 7: P. M. On August 18, a head-on auto collision sent Waynesville School District Supt. and Mrs. M. H. Bowles to Haywood County Hos pital. Last Thursday night one week later Mr. Bowles urged the mem bers of the Waynesville Lions Club to throw their full support behind the proposed $225,000 hospital bond issue when lt comes up for popular vote October 1. "You cannot fully appreciate," he said, "the full extent of what the doctors and nurses of Haywood County Hospital are doing until you've been in the situation I was in at this time last week.'' Praising the cheerful efficiency of these experts, he told the dinne meeting at the Waynevilla that un der tho current crowded conditions they cannot do the kind of job they would like to do. "The hospital was built in 1927 to accommodate 47 patients, Mr. Bowles pointed out. "In 1948, the hospital had an average of more than 50 adult pa (See Hospital Page 8) Highway Record For 1949 (To DatoX In Haywood Killed 4 Injured .... 37 (This Information com piled from Records of Stat Highway Patrol).