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Ready For Season
jot some on
In lold some
ins in the
fe jumped iu
an icy stare.
it's paint. 1
Idu act. You
ly the only
Ids, and that
This giant time
clock and score
board is the latest
ed to the Waynes
ville Town ship
High School foot
ball field for the
c o n v e n ii iu e of
operated, it tells
the time left in
each quarter, the
score of the mo
ment, yards to go
for a fust down or
ters, and t h e
downs. It was
bought and erect
ed on the east
end of the field
last July. You can
clocks at North
College, the Uni
versity of Illinois,
and other colleges
t h r o u g hout the
country. I Staff
(Full details of the first home game of the season, with Tryoii
tomorrow night, may he found on pages 2 and 3 of the second
To Be Made Monday At
Annual WNC Conference
Big Conference Of 1.500
From 9 States Invited
To Meet In Community
ftft intn a rn
Mo you want
lio war going
. "The dura
Joe Howell Will
Store On Friday
Announcement is made today of
the formal opening of Howell's
Hardware Store on Main Street
The firm will occupy the build
ing formerly used hy baiennnes
Joe Howell, owner, has moved
v.!- einnk nf merchandise from Ha?-
elwood, into the store here, and is
opening with a large stock nf na
tionally known brands oi mcuon"-
Mr. Howell is well known in me
retail business here, and opened
his hardware store in Ha.elwood
several years ago.
The directors of the Chamber of
Commerce made plans for conclud
ing iivir membership drive for the
current year, and approved tenta
tive plans for helping house a con
ference which will bring 1,500 here
Dr. Frank I.ove presented a plan
for getting housing for 1.500 at a
4-day conference next August. He
was assured by the directors that
arrangements could be made to
lake care of the group from nine
Sunt hern Stales.
The directors also approved a
plan of entertainment for young
people on Hallowe'en night. Some
more details have to be completed
before the full program is announced.
26 Pints Of
To Red Cross
Waynesville area residents last
Tuesday contributed 26 pints of
blood to the American Red Cross
Blood Program, as the Bloodniobile
made its third trip to the area
since last spring.
The blood donor room was set
up in the Ha.elwood Presbyterian
Church, of which the Rev Paul
Patterson Thrower is nastor
Volunteers started reporting
shortly after the room opened at
11 A. M. The last donor left shorl-
lv before 5 P. M.
The donations were taken to the
Asheville Regional Center. From
tli.-ip Ihev will eventually be dis
tributed with other donations to
fill requests of hospitals in 17
North Carolina and four South
Mrs. Charles Ray, Jr.. and Mrs.
Felix Stovall were in charge of the
handling of the volunteers and
took care of other administrative
W. T. Crawford
Ui MomW. nf the Haywood Coun-
ty Bar Association and a targe
executive in- group of solemn spectators p. .
lie would have tribute in the court room oi m
fc business for Court House to the memory ol the
le would hurry late Walter T. Crawlord, wayn.s-
Irliest possible I ville attorney who died a year hk.
The session ol me cmi .u..
silent reflec- term was suspended while the -V-
fcan declared, sociation, headed by Presioetu v ..-
you. dear." liam Medford ol waynenvim-. v.,..
going to be ducted the memorial services,
moment I'm A resolution drawn up by an As-
kid nrotpstert. sociation committee ot drover
y the trip a Davis, A. T. Ward, and M.
Stamey. paid respect to the lit''
15 fnr U, mil tnnmnrv nf file attorney for 'ti
ro wi mr. f II- biiu 111. ,7 -
fe explained, work as a member of the bar tor j
me clothes." more than 19 years. ,
p way to New The resolution, declaring j
hubby ex- Crawford's death a gnat to,.-
f'. you can get the profession and the county, wa -Jnt
right here entered by Superior Court Clerk
H t.oathprwnori as part of the
pr," the little court's permanent record. This ac-
8 just what I tion had been requested in tne mu
ont have to ument Itself.
Frail." Read at the service, with mo
resolution was the eulogy f ,,!r
pin Haynes of late President Woodrnw Wilson
from a week's which Mr. Crawford had written
Kenneth Pan- in Februarv 1924 in Honolulu.
Pa. u.;i hari Iippii mihlishrd in
iho niri UavivnnH Journal.
rracken. daueh- Amnxg thp Drominent attorneys
McCracken of and iurists who Daid tribute In the
r entered the attorney was retired Superior
"man s College Court Judge Felix Alley of Wayne.--
Day At N. C.
About 125 Western North Caro-
I linn farmers attendeed the corn
I field day at the State Test farm
I here Wednesday. The group made
ia tour of two Haywood farms after
'the visit lo the Test Farm, which
was conducted by Howard Clapp,
director in charge.
The group heard Dr. Moore and
Dr. Collins, of State College, and
saw future breeding nursery plots,
as well as official varieties under
tests. A field harvester cutting in
silags corn, and a temporary silo
built of wire and haevy paper were
of interest to the farmers from six
A tour was made to the farm of
! Howard Reece, in Cecil, whwe
I (nni grown in rotation with leg
umes for increased yields was ex
' plained From there, the corn crop
nf Wavne Sorrells, in Pigeon town
ship was visited. This plot is ex
peeled to yield more than 100 bush
els per acre.
' Farmers attending were from
' Jackson. Translvania, Madison,
Buncombe. Swain and Haywood.
This was the fourth, and last of
i a scries of field days to be held
Sthis vear at the State Test farnr
! Others were tobacco, dairy and
Are Being Planned
Plans are-underway to (dve the
children of this area more fun than
a barrel of monkeys on Hallowe'en
The dirertors of the Chamber oi
Commerce approved a plan for the
youngsters that night, and details
,iu hp itiiipn later Not onlv will
win i h"1" , . , e
they be given the privilege of
marking up store windows, but
there will be other attractions aaa-
ed to the deal.
All the details cannot be made
nnhtip v pi since some money for
staging the event must be raised.
But the money is almost in nana,
and just as soon as it is, then
the lid to the secret will be off.
In the meantime, youngsters of
thie r-nmmunitv can look forward
to a big time on the night of Oc
Haywood Methodist pastors and
laymen joined others yesterday
in Winston-Salem for the annual
Western North Carolina Methodist
Conference. The sessions are be
ing held at the Centenary church,
and will continue through Mond i
The usual interest centers around
appointments, which will be an
nounced Monday morning. There
lias been a lot of speculation re
garding the appointment of some
pastors. No official announcement.
however, will be made until Mon
Dr. C. N. Clark, district superin
tendent of the Waynesville district,
has been here two years. The dis
trict includes all territory wesl
of Buncombe County.
N. W. Garrett is the official del
egate from the First Metliodisl
Church here attending the confer
ence. Rev. Russell I-. Young, pastor
of the First Methodist Church, has
been here two years.
Rev. Paul Duckwall, pastor of
Long's Chapel, at I,ake Junaluska,
I has been pastor there for two years.
Mrs. M. B. Lee. pastor of the
Haelwood Methodist Church, has
been assigned there three years.
Rev. J. E. B. Houser, of the
Dellwood circuit, has been here
Rev C. O. Newell, of the Crab
tree charge, has been here four
The Rev. L. K. Mabry has com
pleted three years at the First
Methodist Church in Canton, while
the Rev. C. W. Kirby has just
finished his second year at the Can
ton Central Church.
The Rev. George B Culbreath
has finished his third year as pas
tor of the Rockwood charge, while
the Rev. Asmond Maxwell has had
only one year on the Morning Star
At Bethel the Rev. Clyde L. Col
lins has served a little more than
a year, having been assigned io
that work during the summer of
1948. The Rev. V. N. Allen is com
pleting three years as pastor of
the Pigeon Valley cnarge.
Thp Rev W. T. Medlin has boon
pastor of the new Methodist Church
at Clyde only one year.
I " II
Haywood County Sheriff R. V.
Welch was reported this morn
ing in "very serious'' condition
at Haywood County Hospital af
ter suffering a stroke shortly af
Sheriff Welch In
Haywood County Sheriff R. V.
Welch suffered a stroke at approxi
mately 1 A. M. today.
His physician described t h e
sheriff's condition this morning as
The veteran officer is under
treatment at Haywood County
The doctor said Sheriff Welch
was stricken after he went to bed
in his apartment in the courthouse,
Hearings continued iu Haywood
Superior Court today on the eases
docketed tor the September term
as Ihp first week ot the two-week
session neared its end.
Thi- court made heavy inroads in
the docket of H6 cases this week,
but much more work remains to
be done before adjournment.
Superior Court Clerk C. H.
Lealherwood estimated that ad
tmirnmrnt probably would not
come until after next Wednesday.
Judge Dan K. Moore was hear
ing testimony in the case of Price
vs. Hanks late this morning-
The case was called yesterday
In c.iiu beard this week, Judge
the suit of the
Norlh Carolina Board of Barbers
I'.x.iminers again:;t James Holder,
Jr., of llar-olwood aftr the plaintiff
failed to appear.
He granted voluntary motions of
nonsuit in the cases of Roxie No
land McCracken and others vs F.
M. (Furinani No'.aud, and Roxie
Noland McCracken and others vs
William Glenn Noland.
Fui man M. Noland, executor of
the estate of J. W. Noland, was
I authorized by the court to "pro
ceed with Hie administration of the
estate ot J. W. Noland. The judg
ment was entered in the case con
cerning J. W. Noland's will.
In the case of General Electric
Supply Corp. vs. Wade Sutton,
trading and doing business as
Highlands Electric Co., and High
lands Electric Co. , Inc., a judg
ment was ordered for the recov
lery.nt' $1,321.2:1 in debt from the
1 drfi V ant
jM'dge Moore ordered a juroi
withdrawn, then ordered a mis
trial in the suit of William Shakel
(Sec Court Page 6)
Hunter Henry left Monday for
Chapel Hill where he will begin his
senior year as a law student at the
University of North Carolina. Since
the beginning of the current Clyde
High School term, he has Deen sud
stitute mathematics teacher for
New Dentist To
Dr. C. M. Hinkley has purchased
the dental practice of Dr. W. K.
Chapman, it was announced this
Dr. Hinkley. formerly of Ashe
ville, is a University of Louisville
He plans to occupy his offices on
or about Oct. 10.
White Oak Is Winner Of
County Field Day Events
Paul Hyatt of Waynesville, own
er of the Piedmont Hotel, was
elected vice - chairman of the
Western North Carolina Tourist
Haywood County director, was
named during the day-long meet
ing of the Association's board at
I he office of the North Carolina
Park Commission here.
Six of the 12 counties in the
Association of tourist facility oper
ators were represented at the meet
ing over which Board Chairman
James P. Myers of Swain presided.
The officials heard George Ste
vens of Asheville and Ross Cald
well of Cherokee, vice-president of
the Western North Carolina As
sociated Communities, request
their cooperations in making the
final arrangements in connection
with Hie production of "The Cher
Thp historical pageant, based on
the colorful life of the Cherokees
in this section, will be presented
July 1 at n new amphitheater now
under construction near Cherokee
The Association members were
aslrprl to aid in bousing the peo
ple who will come in connection
(See Tourists rage oi
Fair anrt a
r M'n. Rainfall
Col and Mrs. John B. Martin
am, son. Pl Martin, of Phtladel
nhia are here for a visit to Colonel
'Martin's mother. Mrs. EPJWartm-
White Oak holds the first title of
the Haywood County Community
Development Field Day.
The White Oak residents out
numbered the representatives from
the five other communities in last
Saturday's event at the Canton
High School athletic field to win
the event with a score of 60 points.
The winners added 50 of their
points when the judges found
White Oak had a larger delega
tion at the event than any of the
A total 116 men, women and
children came down from White
Oak to see their teammates ana
to win the attendance score.
Ranger Predicts Color
Season To Hit Peak On
Oct. 10; Foliage Turning
Foliage in the higher altitudes
is turning fast, according to Kaner
C. W. Serine of the Waynesville
district of the Blue Ridge Park-
"There is nice color around
Beech Gap, and near the tops of
other high peaks," Ranger Senne
said. "Most of the color is found
from 3,000 to 5,000 feet in altitude,
The peak of the color season is
expected to be about October 10.
and he estimated the color season
this year would be seven to cignt
WCeks in duration. The season
Ltoallv darted two weeks ago
" S gives five to ,ix remaining
"Se foUage showing color thus
far include:, red maples, e
U poplar, service berries, dog
wood, and mountain ash.
Thp ten other points were award
ed yesterday afternoon when the
White Oak women s norse. suur
pitchers won their event.
Iron Duff placed second, omy
five points behind the winners.
East Pigeon finished third with
40 points, and Thickety was fourth
Saunook and Upper Crabtree, the
two other communities in the com
petition, failed to score by only
a narrow margin.
The scores in all events except
the women's horse shoe pitching
were compiled Monday night by
the county recreation commission
(See White Oak Page 6)
Of WTHS FHA
Braxton Crocker is president of
I ho Future Ilomemakers ol Amer
ica chapter of Waynesville Town
ship High School for the new
The new president was elected
at the club's second weekly meet
ing last Tuesday, with other offi
cers for the new year.
Carolyn Saer was named vice
president, Mnuriene Carver, secre
lary; Mary Evelyn Plemmons, treas
urer; Belly Farmer, song leader;
Josephine McClure, historian; Haz
el Farmer, parliamentarian; and
Huth Nichols reporter.
The veteran members appointed
an initiation committee to arrange
for the induction of new members
which will lie held next week.
Mrs. Nesbitt suggested that the
FHA members sell refreshments
at the Agriculture Fair which will
he held September 28-29 at the
The idea was greeted with en
thusi:.jm by the members.
Initial groundwork was laid Tues
day night for the Third Annual
Tobacco Harvest Festival here,
starting Thanksgiving week, and
climaxing on the Saturday night af
The Merchants Association In
session Tuesday night went on rec
ord unanimously approving the
plan for the third consecutive year,
and discussed plans for making this
the largest such event ever staged
Wavne CoiDenintf was again
named general chairman, and will
be assisted by the same general
committee which served last year
W. M. Bill" Cobb. Charles Ray.
George A. Brown, Jr., Paul Martin,
G. C. Ferguson. Dave Felmet and
Jonathan Woody. The treasurer,
Joe Davis, was re-elected.
The program, which might ex
tend for four to six days, will be
designed to honor the 1.600 hurley
tobacco growers in Haywood. The
hurley crop this year is estimated
to bring $800,000, which is slight
ly under last year, due to weather
conditions earlier in the season.
While the details of the program
have not been completed, it is
planned to have a parade, featur
ing floats and a number of bands
on Friday after Thanksgiving. At
least two dances, and tne crowning
of the tobacco . harvest queen on
Last year, in spite of bad weath
er, the Armory was packed for
every event, and on the last night,
huge throngs were turned away be
cause of lack of space.
Roy Parkroan was named chair-
tniin rtf tha finnnrp nmmitip f)i-
j thb merchants, wlu jreed to
, , i,M 1 !
unnerwme wwrost or me evrni.
The general committee is slated
to meet in the near future and com
plete many of the details of the
Mr. Corpening said that with (he
interest shown last year, that
more than 15,000 persons would
probably again witness the parade.
Food Handlers School To
Begin Here Next Tuesday
Billy Davis In
Billy Davis. 21-year-old son of
Mr. and Mrs. B. Frank Davis of
Waynesville, underwent an opera
tion for removal of a kidney last
Tuesday at Gallagher Hospital in
Washington, D. C.
His condition Tuesday night was
described as "fair."
The natient. who is employed in
thr. II S House of Representatives,
entered the hospital five weeks ago.
His mother was with him tollow
ng his operation.
Bob Lcming Is Editor
Of Crabtree School Paper
Bob Leming has been named
editor-in-chief of "Crabtree Hi
Life," the Crabtree-Iron Duff High
Other members of the staff are
Joan Medford and Farrell Sanford,
associate editors; Betty Leming,
business manager; Farrell Sanford,
Cartoonist; Dorothea Lee Noland,
exchange editor; Billie Welch,
sports editor; and Novella Wood,
Champion Fibre Given
Special Recognition For
Best Annual Report Again
Moves Here; With
Gnrnnrnl .Inhn T. rarnonler
started work this morning as Hay-
wooa uounty s newest state nigti
The veteran of nine years on the
Patrol succeeds Edwin Jones, who
was promoted to sergeant this sum
mer and transferred to Cleveland
Though he's new tn this rnuntv
Corporal Carpenter is no stranger
io wesicrn rvonn uaroima.
His first assignment after he was
commissioned in the patrol in 1940
was i n neighboring Buncombe
After a year there, he was trans
ferred to Fayetteville, where he
served until he was transferred to
his new post here.
Asked how he liked Haywood, he
"So far, fine."
A native of Catawba County, the
corporal is a graduate of Newton
High School and a 32nd degree
Mason. He is a member of Fayette
ville's Phoenix Lodge No 8 and ex
pects to continue as an active
The corporal and his wife, the
former Hazel Ponton of Fayette
ville, are making their home in
The officer has set up hi; head
quarters at the court house here.
Mr. and Mrs. John Tittle have
returned from a visit to their son,
Gerald Tittle, in Jacksonville, Fla.
and other relatives.
The second of a series of Food
Handlers schools will begin here
Tuedav morning at 9:30. it was
announced by the District Health
The three-day sessions will be
held twice daily in the small court
room in the court house, ine aner
noon sessions will be identical to
the 9:30 sessions, it was announced.
The same school was conducted
in Canton this week, with a large
There are no charges, and all
persons working in places hand
ling food, whether retail, or where
food is served, are required io at
tend, the department announced.
TV., cnhr.nl nrnpram will consist
of lectures, demonstrations and
Certificates are given tnosp at
tending, and firms having 100 per
cent of personnel present are also
The school is open to the public,
and everyone interested in learn
ing the modern ways of handling
foods are invited to attend.
In the final ratings of an in
dependent board of judges for the
Financial World Annual Survey,
The Champion Paper and Fibre
Company was judged as having the
best annual report for the second
consecutive year of the pulp and
paper industry. The bronze "Oscar
of Industry" trophy will be pre
sented to Dwight J. Thomson, vice
president, in charge of Industrial
and Public Relations of The Cham
pion Paper and Fibre Company, at
the Annual Awards Banquet in the
Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Stat-
ler in New York on October 31
More than 4 500 corporation an
nual reports were submitted in this
national survey, the ninth in the
series and these were judged in
onp hundred industrial classifica
tions for "Best of Industry" awards.
In the "pulp and paper industry"
category. Kimberly-Clark Corp.
(Neenah. Wis.) was runner-up for
top honors, while International
Paper Co. (New York City) took
(See Champion Page 6
Killed .... 6
Injured ... 38
(This Information com
piled from Be cords of
State Highway Patrol).