I i Q- TODAY'S SMILE hts ie T: Way: Mountaineer Bic families are fine, 111 always avow it; But try and find fa.adUrds Who will allow it! -f . Published Twicc-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park - $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countie 64th YEAR NO. 1(10 12 l'A(TsSocialed Press and United Press News WAYNES VILLE, N. C MONDAY AFTERNOON, DEC. the trumans start on vacation , Highway Commissioner L. Dale Thrash Names Son" t, ? s 1 o someone pi quarterly. 4 that, per missing pub- found, and Phillips was on a house m and found lesson book the walls in ,as published gcellent con i is slightly to Mr. Phil A that a rat book to the s f- er has a full or Horsford's ack page car ;ley Organs, back page is fling washing 'sterns, class sons. back com d it was pub lican Baptist 'l meeting, Joe old his fellow jjlly that he I prepare his jucation. into a brief ring speech in jss of carrying jtions while a I speak. lis well-chosen jtle advice, one mered to his w ; it 5 , 1 I JLJik Iltfl,v.tY., The Word Should Be In Capitals Cherokee Feast Was Jusl What Name Implies -Only Thing Missing Was Space REPORTS ON NUCLEAR PROGRESS AS PRESIDENT TRUMAN and his family take oft" from Washington National Airport, daughter Margaret turns the tables on the photographers and gets a snapshot of the lensmen. The Chief Executive will spend a three weeks vacation at Key West, Florida. (International Soundphoto) idn't have any- Jnns education, ob of educating Duplicate To 'Angel' Made Famous By Tom Wolfe In Green Hill Cemetery Here "I don't I . te from scnooi the five-year-her mother and k te a letter to ijiow." thoughtfully fch." (piled I I it- IHHo Iience me ""- f ha get a watch. . today that we 4hers something that they have 1 they like it or A Good The angel made taic.u. m Thomas Wolfe's f'nsl novel 'Look Homeward, Angel"- is lost. For a time il appeared that lh angel might he in r.reen Hill rc.no- v ...i nfiw il appears that leiy nei -. ;r o -cioi.!-" lo the one which Tom wrote about. The real angel has been found in Oakdale ceme tery at llendersnnville Although badlv in need of a scrubbing, and with one hand missing il is nlli.i wise jusl as the aulhor described il in his first novel and a short story, "An Angel On The Porch . -i.t ,t i ll'.ii-i.iil Over the years cigm , angels have been pointed out as the one" which so impressed Il i author as a child thai he used Us ,U.scri.Hm in his licl.onal sto . s. Positive idenlilical.on has ,ec made by Miss M.vra I nam ".. Reference Depart men! P ' . ..... ;,,r,rv :1fler Pack Memorial ui - ..arcn. imsw. I More Humor And Understanding Is Need Of World. Says Local Pastor iinesville woman er husband was lould not, follow hight. She wait he had taken a she slipped in. I beside him. She iss, and tasted of of months ol extensiive rest- "The wnld needs nunc humor. ,ind mete m inpathetic uiiderstand nig for each oilier." Dev. M It. il I i.inisiin lolil Hiilai iaus here l''rid.i , as he discussed 1 1 i "I'alli v. as To lV;ice." He paid tribute to the L niled Nations fur their program, deter mination, and accomplishments for inaugurating a world-wide pro gram anions r fj nations destined lo bring about a better understanding- "There are some who criticize the United Nations, but we must give the organization credit for starting out right and trying." the she has been able to "' .,.,, M. Vl,liamson brought in and possioiv ;,,t;u-v was working on a pro- inn once ow in" " ... i ...j ...i,i,.h ci,,,.d on the porch ol anu vviiii-ii Mystery Origin Of Cherokees Is Still Being Sought Dr. Arthur Kelly, nationally prominent anthropologist, head of the I'niversitv of Georgia arehae ulogv department, said yesterday thai further exploration and closer cooperation between investigators should help solve the mystery of the origin of the UieroKecs. Me made the observation in his address to members of the North Carolina Archaeological Society, nationally-prominent scientists. In dians, and private citizens at the second annual Cherokee Indian 1 toast at the school in Cherokee Vil- l lage. I In discussing the mystery of the I Cherokees. he pointed out that ithev are racially different from J other Southeastern U. S. tribes. ! This difference is notable, he I said, in the shape of the head. M..ti I'lwiiikees were long headed, while most of the members of the other Southeastern tribes were round headed. Summing up previous research Into the Cherokee origins, Dr. Kel- j :k,i ilium as essentially a m mi.i. i.indac Tliis particular pale lace has been to nn.ov a white lolks' least ii(T am! on l..r the last H2 years -club dinners, football banquets, inauguration dinners, and plain "weenie" roasts. Hut eslei day's Cherokee Indian feast made the most sumptions of i .ri.viniK reoasts look 'ike something they used lo throw through the bars to the pick pock et doing a stretch m a 1-th - en-t,n-v dunecon In brief, the hosts didn't spare 1 the carving knife or the i..dle in J their efforts to make the 400 guests I feel welcome. They gave il in quant iiv and va riety. Nowhere else exceol pos sibly al a Haywood coiui'V "m munitv picnic, or the smoi'.-.asl'oril of Chicago's Palmer House, h've I had my plate loaded wi.li six ,iilTerenl kinds of meat, more tll.'U .. ... i. .1.1.,,, ..h.iiii a dozen oiiieiein u-ki' a dozen fruits, and seven kinds ot bread Although 1 can match any liv ing man, woman, child, or animal in a duel with a knife and a fork. 1 did have lo pass up some of il doing down the calelei'ia-st le line, I decided to skip the ramps, since 1 bad to go to work the o. M day, anil passed up the pumkin and ,.l,..n kinds of fruit Put 1 had .seconds on roast oe.u . I 1M with a g'.ow ' siSsK V SS!N S4 vf 5 A SsSssSf v . 5 i n w ; .vi; 'tto - '.v',v.'.i,.4i.riV4 ... B3i ' shi -, ,v-r in. niii t 41. itnmix trnonrv Pnmmtsslon. David E. Lilien- thai tells press conference in Washington what Is being done to speed up the atomic program. He said that Sen. Edwin C. Johnson (D-Col.) knew what he was talking about when he spoke of the possible develop ment of an A-bomb 1,000 times more powerful than the original. At right ii Dr. Henry Smyth, author of famous "Smyth report," (International) iroat she mutter- Ony: "How in the ak that stuff?" terrible it is now, you thought I was time." hden iHead Society er C. ' Crittenden lected president of Ina Archaeological Semi-annual busi t in Cherokee Sat ds H. M. Doer- the Wolfe shop ai over a period of some 25 y ears. ..m.... l" marks the grave ol Mrs. Margaret Bates Johnson, wife o the late Dr. H. K. Johnson one le president of WJ. chaseu in)"1 fmilv when Tom was it made ot v u..,a n'slone lily ""l" h.nH the other hand is !,:...:..., " rind il is polsi ' ball ol one Phlh.s- '""search for the angel, which . ' ,1,.. assumption that began wo.. - , ,. ,horo was only one. brarian over miles ol Carolina un,s - briars and wee .s WOl'KS .ix seal's ol irrara mai no ill one rai-ed m d "dell- .iiii .il ac vniiemg a oeuei u. ....- standing among the peoples of the ,.,ni :ioi :dso I'mnliasiziiig the inipoi lance of s inpathetic feeling I tor oilier iK'oples. "Right now we hav e about 11)0 I). I.s in Haywood I count v These ieople need our svmp.ilhclic underslanding, as well others all over the world." 'e need a spirit of cooperation among all peoples of the world. and this will grow as we cultivate !the ii tid Tslandinc.and sympathetic Iceling for them." he continued, i Most of us are too serious." lie ; i,,,, ,; ,lU. as he lold a series of sI,.j,.v t.. illustrate his point. "It i iiT'orlanl that we cultivate a M ,ive 'ot humor, use it. and laugh 1 ;,!IU .i'h our seriousness." IV aesciiueu nit... 1,1 s .. .," . mountain people vhose culture re mirt did my' best on 'all thr n fv,.,ir nHanla lion lowover. to 0r o leave me noses " ' : . .... the uplands, surrounaen oy mm speaking different languages and having different cultural back grounds. "To Ibe South and West,' he continued, "were the various tribes belonging to the great Muv kine family. -On the North were AigoiiKi.uis and Iroquoian relatives, and lo the Carolina seacoast was the enclave of the tribes that spoke the Sioux tongue "The presence of these detached Sioux-speaking tribes in the South east is itself almost as great a that of the Cherokee." Analysis of Cherokee myths and customs, he pointed out. have led anthropologists generally lo derive the Cherokee from the upper Mis sissippi or Ohio region northwest of their present territory. In spite of what he termed con siderable cultural influence from I heir nearest neighbors, the Sioux speaking Catawhas and various groups of Creeks to the south and southwest, the core of Cherokee (See Mystery IaR" 6) of il to leave the of satisfaction. When I bad finished, a lady silting next to me gazed at mv plate with what I took lo be m expression of profound rospo. I -Why don't you lick it?" ;h' murmered. The only drawback lo complete enjoyment of this dinner lav in the white folks own sense ol i.isu Most of the guests sampled each ..r ii... ii...... the menu but a wi .oe in iiii ' i number of plates still showed nun h of the meal when the bear dance wound up the program. However, it was our own fault, uv invt haven't been brought up right or something. The average paleface eats his dinner with his fork in one hand a salt shaker in the other, and black pepper, ketchup. Worebesler.h.re sauce, and oilier spices within ( asy reach He uses a lot of sail and has high blood pressure. The Cherokee uses no salt and has no high blood pressure. liesides making him fore or less (See Cherokee Feast Page 6) Presbyterians Turn On New Memorial Lights superintendent of fldian Reservation, welcoming address ely 40 members of nded. ative, findings were ie business session loon .and the meet- the Indian Feast '' &, who is secretary torical Commission. I visited here witn Grmer Miss Janet heir -children. North . t.,:,rch into Tom's tnrouK" " . ,,, . ,imers. conversations w Hh old Wolfe family, marl) e sh ployes. cemetery sextons, d I ants of families on '' . . ,.. are stanomi.. with lamily oi i," ." distant places. Facts bronchi m "-' Miss Champion's chVrt ibat Tom's lather at on. .i a four or Iim Ciiasi." angel i-espundeiice in Twin Falls, Much Higher Than Niagara, Hoi Too Far From Here Keeds Publicity People Giving Generously In Drive For Toys Santa Clans will have a lot of extra work to do In Waynesville in a couple of weeks, and be can give the credit lo the Wayne.wille people and their rural neighbors. Shortly after Francis Massie of the I. ions Club made the announce ment about old toys, people start ed dropping by regularly with om but still usable toys their children ; bad sacrificed so that other rhild iren would find their stockings i well-filled Christmas morning. Many left their contributions at Massie Department Store because ; of an error in the Mountaineer j news item, I I Manv others, however, stopped by Massie Furniture Store, which 'is the corrert headquarters in the I toy-gathering campaign. The toys left at the ucpai unci Store' however, were forwarded to the Furniture Store. The Club will repair and repaint the toys and give them to under privileged children for Christmas. t hi hi -Ii indicate lime pur- - made .npervlM'd i" LI Lttl a i r wiilnture in scnooi oi .-i 1...,!.. who w . instead ol M,e in by trie ow.-- - - f ,.M ditional "hob's, to IP ; w lids, all II'.' 7m,. T",u.s and have artfully chisc 'd O ,id, th0 same s ,ip, of . th(, the same nnes I " .. same arrange, i J " - , ,,, ments. i " , (-(.metcrj breen Hill Ume'cn ville. Medliord To Report Special News Of bchoois Mildred i COOLER cember 5 Fair and ,nd Tuesday, aynesville tempera Jed by the staff of 'i Farm): Max. Mln. Rainfall i 58 29 a 48 33 61 16 i 53 25 I . 1, r r in I . " some special - - Mn,a,mer activities lor ' ,',. from She will -or..""ntv. and plans all schools in i" ; ,)lllt slu. are to beS a ' . denls in the near tutu, e Miss Mcaio u - ... from Cial, sL Tl u sday's paper. A Si"1 corsial .uestion was asked. Is EifsTTW I 1 l!p mm epprH KAl.bh oi Whitewater spill down the Blue Ridge mountains. By ALDERMAN DUNCAN (AP Ncwsfcaturcs) WALHAU.A, S. C. Twin wa terfalls, each higher than Magara. spill down Blue Ridge Moumain fastnesses along the North Caro linaSouth Carolina border but surprisingly few people ever view their beauty. Not many more peo ple know they even exist. The falls, described by a U. S. Forest Service official as "the most spectacular in the Appalachians," are secluded in a remote section not accessible to the average trav eler. ThA falls are on the White water river, which flows from North Carolina's Nantahala Na tional Forest into South Caro lina's Keowee river. The upper falls are about one mile nortn or the state line. The lower falls, three miles down the White Vater's steep rapids, are well in side this state and are included in the Gen. Pickens division of the Sumter National Forest. , Both falls are more than 100 feet higher than Niagara. Their exact height is not known dui Forest Service contour maps show the lower falls to be approximately 280 feet high and the upper falls possibly may be higher. Niagara Falls' top height is 167 feet. The lower falls may be reach ed by a one-quarter mile bike i ai Mr ft' all 1 s ' A rl LOWER FALLS of the White water. Taller than Niagara. from a small lodce at the end of an abandoned road, or trail, lead ins from a paved highway about 10 miles away. The upper falls are reached by a mountain road from Cashiers in Jackson Coun ty. Besides being hard to reach, the (See Twin Falls Pae 6) Sentelle Rites Are Set For Tuesday At 2:30 i W C. iDlcki Sentelle, 50. died Sunday at the home of his mother. Mrs. H. M. Sentelle, in Clyde, af ter a long illness. Funeral services will be held in j Clyde Baptist Church Tuesday at 2 30 p.m. w ith the Rev. D. D. Gross, pastor, officiating. Inter ment will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Clyde. i Pallbearers will be Edwin Finch er. Orville Haynos. Roy Cashion. Glenn Brown, Luther Snyder, v. i H. Byers, Devoe Medford, and Roy i Havnes. Members of the Truth i Seekers Class of the Clyde Baptist Church will be in charge ot flow ers. Mr. Sentelle was connected with the Lake Worth Herald in Lake Worth. Florida, for twenty-five years prior to his illness. He was an rtivo mmbpr of the Lake Worth First Baptist Church and was chairman of the board of trus tees at the time of his death. Be fore going to Florida, he was em ployed by the Champion Paper and Fibre Company in Canton. The body will remain at Wells Funeral Home in Canton one hour before the funeral when it will be taken to the church to lie in state. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. (See Sentelle Paje 6) The Waynesville Presbyterian r-i, ...... i. ik.i(I on Sunday for the Hist lime the new lighting fixtures which have just been installed in the Church Auditorium. The fixtures consist of ten pend-ant-type Cathedral bronze lanterns which are suspended by chains I from the ceiling of the church. 1 i-iv.i oi I hose an' on either side of the center aisle and in a straight line with the door arches on either side of the pulpit platform. In addition to the ten lanterns there is a concealed rolospot over ih.. n.iinii nbil form which lights the pulpit independent of the oth er lighls. Over each ol the main doorways leading to the Church vestibule on the Main and Walnut Street coiners there is a beauti ful bracket type lantern also of ! bronze. The fixtures have been installed by the Laymen's Club of the I Church as a memorial to the late mi...- i.n. s; c.ieen who was for a 1. 1..-., i.m ... number of years nn active member .f thii f hurt h and upon her death in Philadelphia a year ago made the local Presbyterian Church a beneficiary in her will. "The fixtures are beautiful and our entire congregation should re joice because of the continued blessings of our God." said the pastor. Hev. Malcolm It. William son, in commenting upon the new lights on Sunday. lie further staled that a bronze I memorial plaque is being ordered which will be placed ill the vesti bule ol Hie church. The entire in stallation including the price of the fixtures represents an expendi ture of approximately $1200. Commissioner Of District, Thrash, Wants Group To Map Out Program Thirty-nine Haywood men were named today as members of 13 township committees to help map plans for the rural road program in this county. L. Dale Thrash, high way commissioner or the 10th dis trict, has notified eacn oi me ow men of their appointment, and at the same time outlined a plan for studying rural road needs in each ot Haywood's 13 townships. Mr. Trash said that he appreci ated the cooperation he was get ting from the people. "They seem to realize the tremendous JoD to De done and understand that we can not get to everybody s road first. Mr. Thrash, togetner wun nign way engineers, came here several weeks ago and discussed the gen eral rural road program, and point ed out his plans for putting crush ed stone on all main roads where it was needed. About 200 attended the meeting. In naming the committees to serve in Haywooa, wir. inrnsu, m selecting the men, wrote each: "I would like for you to represent the "Go Forward" road program in your township. As you know, this program is for all the people. 1 suggest that you hold public meet ings, and let the people discuss road's of your township, recom mend road locations changes, point out danger spots, and muddy places on school bus routes. Other mat ters that are necessary for the improvement of our road system should also be discussed." Mr. Thrash also pointed out to each member that any road main tenance matters should be referred to Raymoift'cf Menaffey; coifntf rjbad foreman. Another suggestion of Mr. Thrash, was that the people on each rural road give the road a definite name, and put up the name on posts at each end of the road. He also suggested that plans be made to paint all mail boxes and place the owner's name and box number on each one. Mr. Thrash pointed out that his plans were to have all township committeemen, together with the I county commissioners and others interested in rural roads, to meet with highway engineers and the (See Roads Pare 6) 18 Arrested By Local Policemen Last Weekend Waynesville policemen arrested 18 people last week-end for traffic violations or drunkenness. The police department called the count "a little high" for an average week-end. ""All thsMlefendants. out on bond. are scheduled for a hearing before Mayor J.H. Way in police court at 4 P.M. today. Exactly half of the 18 are charged with public drunkenness, and the others either with drunk driving, passing a school bus, reck less driving, or Having an impropei muffler. Ratcliffe Cove Youngsters To Hold Box Supper The young folks of Ratcliffe Cove will try tomorrow night to raise some money to help outfit their ....mmiiniiv hnskelliall teams with uniforms. The youngsters will give a box supper' at the East Waynesville School at 7:30 P. M. David L'ndcrwood. president of the East Wavucsville P.-T.A.. will auction off the boxes. The bidding won't be the only thing on the program, however. There will be cake walks, too, and as an added attraction, every body will vote to decide who is the ugliest man in the audience. NOTICE TO BASKETBALL COACHES Kindly send in basketball sched ules to the Mountaineer Sports Editor. Highway Record For 1949 (To Date) In Haywood Killed 7 Injured ... 38 (This Information com piled from Be cords ot SUte Highway Patrol).