THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
if $jow 0pei8 Labor 1949 Celebration A t Canton
Inn UUll - vijf
Hosts came out on top. defeating
Clyde's contestants 267 to 70.
During tlie morning, the visitors
,aw some of the Iron Duff com
munity's outstanding features,
many of them brought about un
.ler the Community Development
At H. R. Caldwell's, they saw a
modern Grade A dairy barn and a
line field of coin.
Then O. L. Yates showed them
his experimental plantings of corn.
Among the varieties he has set out
are NC 282. Dixie 17, US 13, NC
-,u, and NC 20. But for his land,
he told the guests, he is finding
Dixie 17 most suitable.
At Davis Chapel, where they saw
more improvements, they were wel
comed by Iron Duff Chairman J. K
Caldwell. Clyde Chairman William
Osborne responded for the visitors.
At Iron Duff Square. Thad Med
fold and David Hutfh Tate showed
their 4-11 baby beef cattle, and
llarley Caldwell and James Wil
liamson exhibited their 4-11 dairy
Going to Mr. and Mrs. Hay Ma
iler's, they inspected the Milncrs'
new home and the heating system.
At G. B. Hogan's. they saw an
other new Grade A dairy barn. Mr.
llogan was unable to show his vis
itors around personally, as he is
confined to bed with injuries.
The Antioch Baptist Church with
its improvements was the next ob
jective of the guests.
Proceeding to Devoe McElroy's
they saw a fine crop of tobacco
and saw his thoroughbred fox
hound, Dixie, and the ribbons and
trophies the dog has won in many
Jack Chambers showed the visit
ors the results he has accomplish
ed in improving the grounds and
lawn around his home.
At J. A. Chambers, they saw an
other fine tobacco crop.
Then they saw the effects of re
modelling Mr. and Mrs. Sebe Bry
son have brought about in their
R BEFORE! -
:ool worsted gabardine...
f " 1 Js., i
!th all-wool knitted wristlets?
tireen! Wine! Beige! Brown!
C have paId at ,easl 4995 for a coat
jUW we bring you our 1949-1950 all-wool
I COat at a new low price.
fOV Better Values'
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(Continued from Paje J) 1
Interest, principal, and advance
payments to I he federal go em
inent on pt loans totalled $101.
559 99 up in December HI. ami re
payments lor the current year also
are up to date
Mr. Sheffield added that plans
"also are helm; worked out to
build a h-'.nlqu.ii ler building ui or
near Way nesv ale to meet the pres
ent and iutuie need- ot the 10
upeiative. "Our engineer." he continued,
"is drafling plans tor needed As
tern improvement-. This work vill
he started jurt a- -non as the e
plans have been woikcd out and
funds made av.iil.ible to cany out
Power con-tmipt ion al ii had in
creased. In KMii member were
Using an average ot -lii'hllv under
41 kilowatt hour-- pel month. By
1948. this averaee had jiuiiJeil to
7.r per month
The atlenev's total assets stood
at $959. 7711. :i5 a i.l Dec. HI. the
Following Mi' I'lricc's speech,
the members elected the follow
ing directors: Ira Cogburn, Fast
Fork: Hoy 15. Medford, represent
ing Iron Dull', Jonathan Creek.
White Oak and Ivy Hill: Walker
Brown. Pigeon and Cecil: A. W.
Ferguson, Crahlree and Fines
Creek; W. P. Harris, Beavei dam:
Carter Osborne. Clyde, and Way
nesville; C. W. London and II. 11.
Davis, Buncombe County: J. N.
Fisher, Macon Baline Nicholson.
Jackson and Dan Heid, Transyl
vania. In addition to naming Mr. Os
borne to a new term as president,
the new directors elected A. W
Ferguson of Crablree as vice
president. They left the position of secretary-treasurer
open. They will lit!
it at their next hoard meeting
which will be held September 14.
The post was filled by Ira Cog
burn during the last term.
A parade by the Waynesville
Township High School band pre
ceeded (he opening of the annual
The business meeting was ioi
lovved bv a plate lunch. The en
tertainment phase of the program
featured singing by the KatclihV
Cove and Iron Duff quartets, and
dancingl under the direction oi
Dave Uovd and Charles Medford.
Door prizes were awarded to
the following in the audience:
)( II Hoss, IVII'S. neu -
Mrs' Charlie Medford. all of Way
nesville route 2; H. H. Hlalock.
Onto,, route 2; K. H. Cogburn,
Canum; obct Greets Ts"
1; Mrs. l.
I (Continued from Page 1
Messer, Clyde route 2
Mrs San. Ferguson. Clyde rout.
1 mi n. ii- ' -
. .m., ,nte 2: Jack lingers
......... I- Mrs. T. W.
l uui .
Clyde route 1.
t). D. Phillips, Cowarts; It. n
Ferguson. Clyde route 1; It C.
Francis. Wayne-ville route 1; Ken
and also inspected
tlie Hi yon ' Grade A dairy barn.
At Frank M. Davis' farm, they
saw the pasture improvement.
Davis' fine held ol uau v cows,
his ailil'.ciailv-bted calves.
Mr and Mis. Davis
......mi and ice water to the
Joe Ilaynes told the group of his
pasture improvements and his
Grade A dairy business, and then
the lour ended at Lawrence
Brown's, where Mr. Brown showed
the visitors through his remodel
ed home and told litem of his
Lunch was served at the Crab-tree-iron
Duff High School cafe
teria, and the recreational events
Group singing-Iron Duff won.
Quartet singing -Won by Clyde.
50 yard dash- Winners Iron Duff.
Backward race Iron DulT win
ners. Sack race Iron Duff winners.
30 yard hop- Iron Duff winners.
Relay 40 yards Iron Duff won
Marbles Clyde won.
30 yard dash . girls'- Iron Dull
ii vard honi cirlsi Iron Duff
Backward race (girls) rfon Duff
Girls' Relay Iron Duff won.
Horse Shoe pitching imeni
Nail driving (men) Clyde won
Softball Throw Clyde won.
Cracker eating imeni Iron Duff
Horse Shoe pitching (women
Iron Duff won.
cfihnii ihrnw (women) Iron
Vs.il driving (women) Iron Duff
Rine Ditching Clyde winners.
ThrosHinu needles Iron Duff
Peeling potatoes Iron Duff won.
i-.arkcr eating (women) Clyde
Tug o' War was won by Iron
Duff- Frank Davis, J. R. Caldwell.
Norman Arrlngton, Claude Craw
ford Rov Medford, Bill Justice,
Robert llaney, Carl Bryson, Ned
Crawford, Ernest Chambers.
Boys' and girls' softball games
The Haywood County Slum
Xichl, featuring performers from
virtually every one of tlie county
21 Community Development club
will be held tomorrow night at
Canton Hifch School stadium.
Tin- will be one of the 1he.!i
pot- ot the 43rd annual Labur Day
(Mebi.itiun and Fall Festival
which opened Saturday.
The amateur performances ate
-cht doled Jo start at 8 p.m.
Moie than 500 people saw the
Canton Cub Stouts' pet show and
the doll show which were held Sat
urd.iy at the stadium.
Winning honors in the pet show
which attracted contestants fiom
tin ouglioul the county, were: Nan
i v P.u menlcr. Sinilh and Tim Nich
ols Jimmy Sllcppai'd, Nile IMem
inons. Josephine Smat heis, Rich
ard l.iud-ay. Michael Mills, Ceoi;'.
Hughes. Janice Early. Pally Mor
gan. . I. mice Clark, H M Small.. . v
l.orna Cagle and ('.is Gates.
In tin- doll contest honors went
to Sheila Mason. Jean Scruggs.
1 iiul. i Shci. il (I. Martha Hudson
Baibara Mills and Woody West
moreland. Judges for the entries were Mi's
llenielta Muse and Mrs. llarley,
Williams of Canton. Mrs. Fred
Hester of Asl.eville. and Dr. A. Ii
liiegg ol llaxelwood.
The celebration will be climaxed i
on Labor Day. September !, in a '
full day of spoils events and other I
act i v it ies.
j Serving as general chairman is
I C. C. Poindexter. Canton's city
i ccreal ion director and athletic
director at Canton High School.
The members of the finance com-
imiltoe were: F. T. Peden. chair
jnian: Canton Mayor Floyd Woody,
j treasurer: W. J. Damtoft. H. A.
j Holder. A. B. Robinson, F. I. Nevv
; man. W. J. Stone, M. T. Brooks,
jll. T Michael. Howard Wells. Bar
I ton Hay , Glen Robinson. Mrs Noah
j SwolTord, Mrs. Don Randolph, ami
Mrs. Tom Goodman.
I The schedule of oilier events is
September 1 Negro baseball,
softball. running, etc.
September 3, 9 a.m. at Champi
on Y Billiards; two groups, 10
20 yeai's of age; 20 years and over.
Checkers and table tennis for hoys
and girls, three age groups: under
12 years of age; under Hi; Hi and
1 p. m. al Canton Memorial Rec
reation Park - -Badminton, marbles.
ring toss, running, shuff lehoard,
target throw, and other contests
for boys and girls same age
groups as above.
M IK) p. m., Baseball Champion
Y Juniors against a team to he
September 5 (Labor Day) 11
a m , swimming and diving carni-
for boys and girls at Canton
Memorial Pool. Swhnniing events,
diving from low and high beards.
Two age groups: under Hi yeai's: of
age: 10 and over.
II a m -Junior horseshoe tour
nament ibovs under lb years I.
1 p. m . Senior horseshoe tour
;l p. in.. Baseball Canton Pi
geons v. I lazelwood.
All boys and girls of Western
North Carolina are invited to en
ter various events.
tients a day."
This figure does not include
i vounu ualients 14 years old
; "There were days." he continued
"when there wasn't space for even
I one additional palielit "
I During 1948 also, the hospital
Healed some 1,400 patients under
' 14 years of age. but there are no
special facilities for children, i
iepl for newborn intanls
j A badly needed children's want
e. one of the tilings Ihe $22a.OiM
bond is.-ue will tiive the inslilu
Hon. he said.
Moie than 901) babies Wel'e Don.
in the ho-pital in 194a. also, he
pointed out in his statement ol the
i hoMptal's needs for more space
j lieli mug to the coming elec
tion, the .school official said tin
I "lntfiii'il trouble is not th.il pen
! ple-wiil go against it. hut that they
1 won't lake the time away I' rum then
1 business lo gel out and vote."
j From the business standpoint,
j .it o, he added, "we'd he funic Ii
to nun down the bond issue"
1 For every dollar We spend, we'll
cet $2 in stale and federal fund
! to spend on the hospit.il. he point
"It's an excellent business invest
I incut. We'll be foolish to turn il
down." be declared.
lie urged the Lions to woik to
gel out every vole I hey could in
support of the bond issue.
"II we gel enthusiaslic about il.
We can turn out enough votes to
cany it," he said.
Alter Mr. Bowles ended bis ad
dress, Maurice Brooks, president of
the Canton Lions Club said Hie
members ol his organization ami
others were working in Canton to
get people to the polls on election
Later, Lee Dav is, the hospital ad
ministrator, told a newsman in an
interview that improvements in the
piant wouiu encourage more doc
tors, particularly specialists. In
come here. The staff, he said, now
includes 17 doctors.
Supplementing Mr. Bowles' lig
ures on the work of the hospital
in 1948, he said 9(i() infants were
horn there during that year, and
1.00(1 operations were perlormed.
The hospital now has Vli beds.
Hi of them on the maternity lloor
But "the increase in population
of Haywood and Waynesville have
far exceeded I he growth of the
Approval of the bond issue would
mean a boost of only one-l'.l teenl h
of one percent in county taxes
Mr. Davis pointed out.
On the other hand, whether Hay
wood citizens approve the local is
sue or not I hey still w ill hav e to
pay on stale and federal funds
which will he pcnl on hospital ion
sliiiilioii and impiovenienl in nth
it : eel ions of ll.e slate.
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i Two Boys !
j (Continued irom rage 1)
Robinson and Smat bet s w ere
w eanug some ot the clothing when
I hey were arrested.
They were helping push a stalled
r.n wi!h ibi'ir borrowed WYMi Ford
seil. ii when they were arrested.
Otliecis s;iiil they had been try
ing lo pawn the new tires and
lubes just befoie the arrests.
uilicei . Ii.nl stal led searching
lor llictn when the operator of a
lilling -1:111011 about three miles
Hutu I'.oi k Hill became siispuious
.vhen he noted the old Alabama li
el" e tags on the car and the tact
ih.il the men pod him in nnkel
tor CO cent vv ol I h of gas.
The Haywood - Ik i ill depart
ment raid they had hoi lowed the
.. ii' from an Alabama gul The ve
in, le vv.e left in cue of the Hoik
U. Crabtrcc Officers
Hold Finance Session
By PFGGY BH DSI1 W
I The officers and members of
'the various committees ,. the L'n
: per Crabtree Conunuiutv l)evclo;i
' ment organization met Fridav ne.'ht
lor a business meeting lo di-cii s
Community Ch.uiman .lack Rog
i The next regular meet in:'
i be held at the home ol t ; i I'
shaw at 7 '.id p in Sep. I , ibei
Miss Bradshaw New
U. Crabtree llepmler
l p p c r Ci aht roe ( '....unii
Chairman Jack Hocei h c
ed Miss Peggy Biad-h.ivv a
porter for the Community D. v
Miss Bradshaw succeeds
shell Rogers, w ho let t I ppei (
tiee August 21 to woi k in D.
line part of the Soco Valley has
a name now .
I.a t Fiid.iv iiiglil. hie inessnien
and iciilenl' belweeii Hie edge ol
.M.ii'gie and llellwood decided lo
name their section Mount Valley.
However. Ihcv emphasized that
Hie. ha-, absolutely nothing lo do
wilh nauiiii" the valley between
Soi o Gap and Lake .lunaliiska as
The Mount Valley area includes
nine business place.
! ; ., '..
j te'vr-' " I
Week-Day Mass To
Be Held Thursdays
Week-day Mas-, will be held at
( HO a in ev ci v Thin dav nut it
flirt her notice at St John . Chin i h
The I'nsl will be held tin- 'l luu -day.
EASY TO BUILD ANYWHERI
FILL IN A DAY
This year make pltnty of tilagej" Fof
more dun 20 years, thousands of farm
cis have found dependable SISAL-
KKAFi Silos provide low cost-pr-ton ,
smuge for silage. Simple to build with'
snow fence or wire fence and genuine
SISAI. KRAFT. Use SISAtKRAFT also
for Huisi.uk Covers, Silo Covers, Silo
Doot Seals, Machinery Covers, etc.
COMI IN AND ASK fOR fill
SAMPIS, olto INSTRUCTION SHUT
ON HOW TO IUIID tllAlKRAH SIIOI
The Pacific Ocean has
OH.lilH.OOO simare mile-.
in area ol
At The Depot
Model Plane Cirrus
Sponsored by Canton Kxchange
Club and Buchanan's Slore. al Can
Ion High School Baseball Field.
Friday. September 2. two o'clcok.
Prizes for largest, smallest,
prettiest, fastest, up longest, stunts,
best landing, etc.
Three age groups: under 15 years
of age: under 20: 20 years and over
There will be contests for jets,
gliders, rubber band motors, etc.
All model plane owners through
out Western North Carolina arc
invited to enter. Register wilh C.
C. Poindexter. the general chairman.
Tuesday. August 30, Rides re
ceived for Negroes up to 6 p. m.
Thursday, September 1
Rides reserved for Negroes up
lo a p. m.
3 p. m ., Baseball Canton Ea
gles vs. team to be selected. Will
Hryson and J. Fretwell, managers.
.r p. m.. Runhing and other con
tests for boys and girls.
6 p. m . Baby show sponsored by
Canton Woman's Club, Mrs. Nora
Sharp, chairman of colored moth
ers. 6:30 p. m .Softball game Bap
list Hill vs. Gibson Town Toy
Tucker and R. Davis, managers.
8 p. m , Platform entertainment
program Beauty contest, singing,
dancing, stunts, etc., featuring
Walter Phelps and his Washboard
Trap of Asheville, Heavenly Echoes
Quartet of Asheville
son. Jr., pianist
Orba Love. Wade
Browning. Canton route 3; Mrs.
Margie Cathey, Canton route 3;
Mrs. W. K. Green, Clyde route 1.
Britt Franklin, Cove Creek; Mrs.
i lames Wavnesville route z
Glenn Cathey, Clyde
Continued from page one)
his livestock and lake on largei
farming activities lor the ncM year
His second year as a FFA mem
ber found Buddy wilh two daiiv
heifeis. one baby heel', live ai l i ul
corn, live acres of pasture, and two
acres ol allalla.
Last Seplember Ruddy showed
his six-monl hs-old lieilei' call al
the Western North Carolina Junior
Dairy Show in Asheville and won
a blue ribbon. The same monih
this call was shown as reserve
champion at the Haywood County
Junior Dairy Show in Waynesville
liolh events were for FFA boys and
4-11 club boys and girls.
Project record for the third year
discloses that Muddy had two baby
beeves, live acres of corn, and Dial
he was slill carrying bis two acres
Al opening of Ibis school year.
Buddy will report one dairy cow,
one dairy heifer, five acres of corn. ,
five acres of pasture, and I he two
Buddy, 17, is a senior at Clyde
school this fall and on graduation
he plans to enter State College lo
Buddy feels thai he voices the
sentiment of his fellow FFA chap
ter members when he says that his
real interest in farm projects was
instigated by the enthusiasm and
encouragement shown by his teach
er, Mr. Evans.
"When my calf was sick. I phon
ed Mr. Evans and he came running
to help,'' Buddy said. He considers
that genuine interest.
Mr. Evans, in lurn, says I hat
Buddy has been an outstanding
agriculture student and that he is
doing excellent work on the farnl.
Buddy yas popular among the
Clyde students as cheerleader of
their high school basketball team
Gibson, Geraldine and Gerald
Ritchie, twins, Eugene Thomas,
Nathaniel Lowery, Russell Cole
man and others.
Union religious service, Rev. C.
Sunday, September 4
M. Thompson, chairman.
3:30 p. m., ML Zion Baptist Choir
of Asheville, Junior and senior
choirs of Canton. Address by the
Rev. J. W. White, pastor of the ML
Zion Baptist Church of Asheville.
Labor Day, September 5 '
3:30 p. m., The SUvertone Quar
tet of Asheville.
We Welcome All Haywood County To Our 43rd Annual
Fall Festival and Labor Day Celebration.
August 27 Through September 5
A Full 10 Days of Entertainment . . . Fun, Sports,
Receration and Religious Worship
- PROGRAM -
( I. in uik SAicrts and Vacant
body nifted tg cooperate.
Window Decorations and Displays Fvery
Window in Town Should Look Us Best.
Street Decorations I American I.cp.ion)
Lee's ltiiles al Canton Memorial Park (Ke
sri veil lor Colored People Tuesday up to
II p.m. ami Thursday up to 8 p.m.)
Swiiiimiiu: at Canton IMcmRial
SAT I HDAV, SEPTEMBER 3
Checkers, Table Tennis, etc.
a in It. III. o d
I ( ll..!ll.i.lll
p.m. Badminton. Marbles, Ring Toss, Shuf
II. In.aiil. Ln i.i l Throw, Running-, etc.
i M.moi i.il i: n l aliiiii Park)
V Juniors (Can-
:i p in
li.i-.ih.ill Ch, million
II. Ii School Field)
; ::n p in
I l .ink'.
s..t I Ii ill ( Lampion Old Timers
,. lolls i Champion Park)
p. in .--II. i yw nod iiiinly
1 1 .oil,. ill stadium I
Rides Reserved for Colored People up to C p.m.
p.m. Stunt Nit: lit. Sponsored by Haywood
County Community Development Promam
p in ( mun ition Ball, Sponsored by Busi
ness and I'lnlcssioiul Women's Club tCan
to.i Ai mi. I v I
Sl'ND.W. SEPTEMBER 4
Adult Sunday School Class
WEDNESDAY, AI'GtlST SI
!l: I ", a. in. I ni.in
i ( Ii. million V )
., . While Kahv Show. Sponsored by
iiiaii's Club (Football Stadium)
p.m. First Baptist Sunday School Picnic
(High School Picnic Grounds)
, p.m S.iuare Dance and Sti in)! Band on
l,.st, (Football Stadium)
TIII'RSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
(Colored Folks Day)
tides Reserved for Colored People up to 8 p.m.
plr for Colored boys ami
p m -
I I O.ll
Sing ine Convention
::ill p iii. I niiiii ( olorcd
( I o.ilh.ill -l.lllll.lll .
S p m.- t i.io n While Religious Program
( I oolhall Stadium)
DAY, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
sills (High School
p.m. Colored Baseball Game
-Colored Softball Game liapusi
Gibson Town (High School Field)
Colored Baby Show (Football
p.m. Platform Program by Colored People
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
p.m. Model Plane Circus (High School
p,m. Square Dance and String Band Con
tests (Football Stadium)
.. .... P.ii.'.dc Everyone urged to join in
m.iKin:; this the biggest parade ever held in
Canton. tc:Ke sure to be on time as
parade will start moving promptly at 10 a.m.
II a in Platform Program (Continuous all
dav i with a wide variety of contests open to
all (football Stadium)
Swimming, Diving, Bathing Beauty Con
(,.sts, etc. (Memorial Recreation Park Pool)
Horseshoe Tournament for boys under 16
yeais of age (.Memorial Park)
1 p.m. Horseshoe Tournament for men and
buys 16 years of age and over (Memorial
3 p.m. Baseball Canton Pigeons vs. Hazel
wood (High School Field)
8 p.m. Square Dance and String: Band Finals
i Football Stadium)
NOTE: In event of rain all platform programs
will be held iii Canton High School Auditorium
CASH PRIZES FOR WINNERS IN ALL CONTESTS
Canton Labor Day Committee
C. C. Poindexter, General Chairman
Cut This Out and Keep For Reference
"SPlron Duff won both.