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District Highway Engineer
LA. . twitefri i I
C. E. WEATHERBY (right coach of (he Waynesville Mountaineers
is shown accepting the Blue Ridge Conference football champion
ship trophy from Richard Faysoux, president of the conference.
This is the second consecutive year that Waynesv ille has won the
covcled trophy. Mr. Faysoux is co,-u h of the Christ School Greenies.
The award was made during the half of the Paper Howl game In
Canton on Wednesday afternoon. iA Mountaineer photograph by
Mountaineers End Good
Season; Monroe Is Happy
When the final horn ended tin
Paper Bowl game yesterday, three
Monroe players grabbed I hen
coach, Jim Gudger. and carried
him across the field to tjic dressing
room. There they amputated his
interesting red necktie just below
the joint. Before the evening
ended, they also amputated the
neckties of two of his assistants.
All this business was by way of i
celebrating the end of a 12-gamc
undefeated football season for the
At the banquet, Gudgcr. who's
just finished his second season at
Monroe, explained that, the tie-
slicing was a custom that the boys
had started by way ot celebrating
It was the first tune it had
caught up with him. He escaped
it before, he said, by the simple
expedient of wearing a sport shirt.
Even in defeat the Mountaineers
were impressive. Richard Mown,
sports editor of the Monroe In
quirer, expressed admiration for
the versatility of the waynesM...
harks "Anv one of them." he
marvelled, "can play any position
in the backfield.
a. uifi;o thmifh Monroe held
a 7-0 lead and the Waynesville ;
attack had been stalling, one Men-!
roe fan looked as though his fav-,
orites were about three touchdowns
behind. He shook his head.
"Every time Waynesville gets the
ball, they look like they're going
to score. I'd just as soon the
game ended right now.
A Bunch Of Roses
At the banquet that night Codg
er, the Candler boy who made good
in three sports and now is nla ng
for pay in two of them, paid the
Mountaineers the highest compli
ment any team can receive.
"i . . . ,oi audience of
300 fans, players, and official ,
Waynesville is the finest, clean
est club we've met all season.
The statistics back him up and
, ine. ,hi. PflDer Bow game
also show this Paper o
was the cleanest played in Ha
wood county all season.
Between them, Waynes" He and
alties all for being offside.
Published Twke.A-Week In The County
(I'ii lure of same on page 6)
Wayncsville's M o u n ( a 1 n e e rs
made two fatal mistakes.
Monroe's heavy Pythons turned
them into touchdowns.
That covers the scoring angle of
Monroe s 13-0 victory over the pre
viously undefeated Mountaineers
in the second annual Paper Bowl
game al Canton yesterday after
It doesn't tell the whole story.
In a nutshell, the Mountaineers'
defense was nearly perfect. Their
offense was not.
Monroe cashed in on the breaks,
and Waynesville couldn't.
The Pythons had to gel along
without their 19(i-pound All-Slate
fullback. Hunter Hadlcy.
Hut Ihev moved they didn't need
him. lladley passed up the Paper
Bowl to play in Saturday's Shrine
Bowl game at Charlotte. The maj
or colleges send scouts to the
Shrine Howl game. Only a few at
tended the Paper Bowl game.
It was the first time in 12 games
this season Hadley was missing
from the Monroe lineup.
But the Pythons met the test
beautifully and played inspired de
tensive and offensive ball.
Donald 'W'hiteyi Lemonds, a
brilliant 180-pounder. who had
been kept in the shadows by Had
ley 's playing all season, stepped in
to the spotlight yesterday to spark
(See Mountaineers Page 6)
Net yds rush
Fwds completed '
Net yds fwds
Fwds inter, by
Yds ret. inter.
Av. yds. punts
Yds. kicks ret
Opp. fumbles rec.
Yds. lost penalties
Score by periody
Monroe 0 '
Wavnesville 0 0
Organization Of CROP
Program Is Completed
I The organization of the Christ
ian Rural Overseas Program
i ,CROP for Haywood County was
completed last Monday night and
the Eoal set for 1.800 bushels of
1 shelled corn, at a meeting of com
munity leaders and clergymen at
! .1... rx'Au Srhiol.
The Rev. Paul H. Duckwall,
county CROP chairman and past
or of the Long's Chapel Methodist
Church of Lake Junaluska, presid-
Seat of Haywood County At
and United Press News
uirvey T IBaarnKDOinrDlb
By noon today, all criminal and
civil cases on the November docket
of Haywood Superior Court had
been disposed of or continued.
Judge Dan K. Moore of Sylva,
said he would return to court at
2 p. m. to be available for hearing
new matters that litigants might
wish to present.
All indications pointed to early
adjournment of the two-week mix
ed term, which opened November
Clyde Getting New
Sidewalk; And 2
Town forces of the Town of
Clyde are building a sidewalk on
the south side of the highway from
Main Street to a point past the
new post office.
Mayor Vanar Haynes said the
new walk would be an added pro
tection to school children, as it
would mean only one street cross
ing for them to make when eom
inj! in from that side.
Mayor Haynes said that plans
are to also install several blinker
type traffic lights on Highway No.
19 and 23. There will not be any
stop lights, but the caution blink
ers. Truck, Car In
The Waynesville Police Depart
ment reported both drivers escap
ed injury and the vehicles suain
ed a total $115 damage in a col
lision in front of Waynesville
Township High School yesterday
The investigating officer said the
truck driven by a high school stu
dent was making a left turn into
a driveway entering the school
grounds when the car attempted
to pass it.
He estimated the damage to the
truck at approximately $40 and to
the car, approximately $75.
$100 Calf Tuesday
Clyde Ray was visited by a $100
boll of lightening during the elec
trical storm Tuesday. The light
ning struck a fine calf which was
tied under a pine tree in the Ray
At the same time, the tree was
split in half and the roots torn
from the ground. Also the tele
phone, lights, and electrical fix
tures were damaged in the Ray
Mr. Ray had been offered $100
for the calf but he is still thank
ful nobody was hurt. Only a few
minutes before the bolt struck
several of his employees had been
near the tree.
More Pictures Of
Today The Mountaineer Is
publishing additional pictures of
events of the Third Annual To
bacco Harvest Festival. On page
one and 8 of the second section
will be found several pictures of
floats. Pictures of the first prize
floats were published Monday.
On page one of the third sec
tion of today's paper, will be
found a large six column picture
of the 21 contestants in the
' ed over the meeting which attract
ed representatives from Canton,
Center Pigeon. Clyde, Dellwood,
Francis Cove, Hominy, Hazel
wood, Lake Junaluska, Lower
Crabtree. Thickety, Waynesville,
and West Pigeon.
Referring to the goal set as
Haywood's contribution to the
needy people of the war-ravaged
countries of Europe and Asia, Mr.
(See Prog-ram Page 8)
The Eastern Entrance Of The
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, DEC.
Highway Will Be Completed By Next Winter
To Get Award
TOM ALEXANDER, owner of
Calalooehee Ranch, will receive
one of the seven Tree Farm Cer
tificates to lie Riven in Western
North Carolina. He will gel the
certilienle on Wednesday, a( the
Crowd I farm, near K:ika, when
the Ashevillo Agricultural De
velopment Council stages a pro
gram, which stalls at 2:30. Rep.
Monroe M. Redden and James
P. Pone, director of TVA will he
the speakers. The awards will be
made by William S. Kdmunds.
executive director of the North
Carolina Forestry Association.
Five awards go to iiuncombo
county, one e u li to Haywood and
Dwight Williams of Waynesville
may be North Carolina's new ciu n
Unless somebody comes in with
a better yield at the last minute,
Williams will be crowned officially
as the man who can get more corn
out of a piece of land than any
body else in the slate.
The North Carolina State Col
lege Agricultural Kxtension Ser
vice this week announced thai Wil
liams gained a yield of 141.34
bushels per acre.
His crop won the Haywood coun
ty title n few weeks ago, and un
less a higher yield is returned, his
will be declared the highest in the
state for the year.
Dr. E. R. Collins, Stale College
Extension agronomist, announced
Williams raised his big crop on
rich bottomland, fertilizing with
200 pounds of 7-7-7 and two tons
of stable manure to the acre at
He seeded Dixie 17 hybrid in
42-inch rows on May 10, spacing
12 inches to the drili.
He used 100 pounds of ANL per
acre each of the two times he side
The contest was still open this
The North Carolina Foundation
Seed Producers award a prize of
a $100 U. S. Savings Bond to the
growers producing the best yields
in the mountain, costal, and Pied
mont sections of the slate.
The producer who turns in the
highest yield of the three regional
winners will get a second $100
Will Umstead Be In
The Race For Senate?
What are the chances of Wil
liam B. Cmstead getting into the
race for senate next spring?
The most logical answer to the
question will be found in our
Raleigh correspondent's column
on the editorial pag today.
Mr. Umstead served the unex
pired term of the late Josiah W.
Bailey, and was then defeated by
the late J- M. Broughton.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
For C. of C.
A big election got underway
here this morning, but the cam
paigning. and 'lectioneering was at
a low ebb.
The nine directors of the Cham
ber of Commerce, elected by the
membership are now being voted
on. The polls close Friday, Decem
ber Dth at four o'clock.
The remaining 15 directors on
the board ar nnied by various
organizations and municipalities.
The board of 24 members will of
ficially take office on Tuesday, De
cember 20th, and from their group
elect officers for the coming year.
.lames L. Kllpatrick, president
for 1049, today urged every mem
ber to get a ballot and vote. There
are six groups of names on the bal
lot, each representing a particu
lar group in the community. The
nominees are as follows:
One to be elected to represent
agriculture and livestock: Richard
Barber. Joe Cline. Joe Palmer, M.
(). Calloway, Boiling Hall and Ed
One to be elected representing
aulomobile. service, sales and repairs-Tom
Campbell, Jr., Henry
Davis, Ben Phillips, Albert Mar
shall. John D. Medford, Spaldon
Underwood, M. D. Watkins, Wal
Two representing industry from
this group: John J. Cuddeback,
George Blsclioff, Harry Bourne,
Mark Galloway, Johnny Edwards,
Oue to be voted from the. group
representing business and profes
sional people: Herbert Braren, Dr.
Frank S. Love, Dr. Phil Medford,
John Smith, William Medford, and
Two to be voted for the group
representing hotel, boarding
houses and restaurants: Mrs. R. V.
Welch, Claude Medford, Joe Pat
terson, Paul Hyatt, Sam Queen,
Jr., Bud Chase, George Jones,
George M. Kimball, and Mrs.
Two from the group represent
ing merchants: Ralph Summerrow,
.1. C. Jennings, W. M. "Bill" Cobb,
Charles E. Ray. Harold Massie,
Dave Fclmet, Johnny Johnson, Da
vid Underwood, and Harry Sulli
van. The ballots can be deposited in
the ballot box at the Chamber of
Commerce office, or mailed to the
organization. The deadline is four
o'clock. December 9th.
Dancers To Be
In Queen City
Sam Queen and his Soco Gap
dance team and string band will
give a performance at the Char
lotte Armory Saturday night. It
is a benefit appearance, and a
large crowd is expected. The
Charlotte papers have been carry
ing lots of pictures and stories
about the local dancers.
Several weeks ago Mr. Queen
and his entertainers gave a per
formance in Columbia.
His only comment about the
South Carolina trip was: "Had an
Armory packed full. Packed clear
to the rafters. Building about
twice the size of the Waynesville
Armory a pretty good turnout,
and everybody had a big time."
Weatherman Spilled His
Sample Kit Here Tuesday
The weatherman dropped his
sample kit In Haywood Tues
day, and every kind of weather,
both good and bad, spilled out.
The big" bottle of sunshine was
the first to break, but pretty
soon the lid flew off a can of
clouds. Just as everything be
came overcast, the wind bag"
burst, and the breezes stirred up
While the clouds and winds
were holding sway, keen light
ning began flashing, and heavy
roars of thunder rounded out a
typical summer-like storm.
Before the echoes of the thun
der died away over the Balsam
range, the ground was covered
with hall resembling hundreds
1, 1949 $3.00 In Advance In
New Route About 2 Miles
Shorter; Fewer Curves
What is the route of the proposed new highway from
the Buncombe county line to Lake Junaluska?
That question which has been discussed off and on for
the past few years, was partially answered here this week.
State Highway officials have announced with the posting
of a map of the proposed route, that the survey has been
finished, and the exact location of the 150-foot right-of-way
from the Buncombe line to the new Dellwood road. The
route through the city limits of Canton has not been made,
or at least is not shown on the map.
The new route swings south of the Southern Railway
tracks, just about 100 feet west of the Buncombe county line,
and does not again cross the tracks until the overpass at
the new cut-off at Lake Junaluska.
Engineer Says That
Division Engineer Z. V. Slew
art of the State Highway Depart
ment office at Asheville said yes
terday that officials hoped to let
contracts on the Canton-Buncombe
County line link of the new Lake
Junaluska highway soon enough so
that the hard surface road could be
opened to traffic by next fall, be
fore winter sets in.
He added he did not know ex
actly when the contracts would be
let but that work was proceeding
on the plans now.
Mr. Stewart explained that his
office was conferring with South
ern Railway officials to try to work
out a dual proposition permitting
the highway to cross the Southern
Railway tracks near the Buncombe
He added, however, that no dif
ficulty was expected over this and
described it as one of the "de
tails" which must be worked out.
He said the new highway would
be the same width as the new one
that extends eastward from Cand
ler to the Haywood County line
33-fool pavement flanked by eight
The engineer forecast that some
time during the summer motorists
would have to use a detour over
the recently-paved road from Can
ton through Newfound Gap (at the
Buncombe County line) because of
the construction work on the new
He said this wouldn't be so bad
in the summer lime, but that the
officials wauled the new link ready
for travel so that motorists would
not have to use this detour dur
ing the winter weather.
Burley Prices Are
The average price for burley on
the Asheville market is slightly
over $43. The Wednesday average
was $43 15. which was 29 cents
below that of Tuesday.
About one fourth of the tobacco
sold on the Asheville market is
going to the Federal government
under the price support program.
of bushels of moth balls. These
quickly melted, as the mercury
had not had time to slide down
from the middle eighties.
Later in the day things began
to get back to normal as the
weatherman gathered in his rem
nants. The elusive mercury stay
ed in the "summer range" and a
few clouds remained on the
loose. These played hide and
seek with the moon that night,
until they too vanished, and left
the moon to shine brightly for
the remaining few of the 24
The sample kit has a new lock,
and the weather since Tuesday
has been under control.
I TODAY'S SMILE
! Junior Let's play show.
; I'll be Uncle Tom.
Mary All right. Ill be lit-
Haywood and Jackson Counties
The new highway, roughly paral
leling the Southern Railway tracks,
will cut an estimated two miles off
the old route and eliminate nearly
a dozen sharp curves.
The blue print of the job, drawn
by Highway Engineer W. H. Rogers,
Jr., was completed last Saturday
and a copy placed on the bulletin
board on the first floor of the Hay
wood County Court House shortly
The proposed highway sections
will run from the Buncombe county
line to Canton's eastern city limits,
and from the West Canton Depot
to the Lake Junaluska intersection.
Officials could not say, however,
exactly when the actual construc
tion will start.
The announcement ended nearly
five years of discussion and specu
lation over the proposed new route.
The 150-foot-wide right-of-way
roughly follows the contours of
the Southern Railway, running
south of the tracks and generally
parallel to thorn over most of the
route, often within 200 feet of the
The right-of-way leaves the pres
ent highway about 100 feet west
of the Buncombe county line, cross
es the railroad tracks and Hominy
Creek and follows a line south of
The road will run west through
the property of R. I. Smathcrs, Hub
Jones, Mrs. E. O. Skaggs, Hoyt
Holland. Forest Mann, Johnson
heirs, L. J. Westmoreland, Mack
Reeves, R. B. Smathers and H. C.
The new highway comes back
into the present road about 1.500
feet west of the overpass, just east
of Canton. The -present route is
followed until the sharp curve at
the foot of the Canton hill. The
new road runs straight, and does
not follow the curve. The present
survey stops at the foot of the
Canton hill, which is the eastern
edge of the city limits.
Picking up again at the West
Canton depot, it continues running
south of the Southern Railway
tracks into Clyde, ranging from
100 to 1.800 feet from the tracks
along this route.
The right-of-way after leaving
Canton going west runs through
the property of the following:
Mrs. C. T. Wells. E. B Watson.
Grover Moore, James Cathey. O V.
Crisp. Eliza BcGee, Dallas Webb.
Charles Crisp, E. E. Stockton,
Charles Summey, Raymond Wells,
T. H. Harkins, D. H. Harkins. Ray
mond Wells, the Patton estate, the
estate of Mrs. M. R. Ilipps, Sam
Hipps heirs, Chester Hipps, Mel
esa Haynes, Mrs. Frady Rogers.
Smith heirs. DeVoe Pressley, Oscar
Smathers, Clarence Hill, Ray Mc
Cracken, Dave Mann and J. H.
The new route enters Clyde
about 150 feet south of the rail
road, and follows the tracks to the
west side of the town, then bears
about 1,200 feet south of the rail
road. Continuing west, it runs through
(See Canton Road Page S)
Injured ... 38
(This Information com
plied from Records ot
State HlKhwar Patrol).