HI I I J -
Messors favorite story is
as it concerns the confirm-
hn believed in stick-
,e letter of the rule regard-
m goes that the farmer
mi planting times, - and
us plant my taters on Good
.n when it falls on Sun-
ull Moons In May
. . n i
k Rocers. of fines ree,
tention to the fact that there
iwo full moons in May on
r,d and thirty first,
ding to Mr. Rogers this is
I time he ever remembers
nth having two full moons.
hat affect it will have on
ither, is just matter of
h . . : ....
only-.' interpreiauon u
editor could put on the un-
Ictdent. was "It looks like
joing to be a mighty favor
nth for these couples that
court In moonlight."
Van with the biggest smile
low probably is a Florida
on a vacation in and a-
JTitusville, FU last week,
itovall, being a citrus cus-
limsetf talked with a lot of
mostly citrus growers. ...
icneral," he reported on his
home last weekend, "they
ley ve never maae more
then they did last season."
major reason for all this
he quoted them as saying'
belopment of the food con.
I Industry. That, of course,
those little frozen cans of
Bruit Juice you buy at the
jrocery. : -
l Brings Blr3,
calendar and the weather
time for baseball,
Basketball refuses to leave
tW.p. m. Tuesday, the teach.
the Crabtree-Iron Duff
and Fines Creek School will
the Fines Creek gym.
:ontest will be for the bene-
le 4-H Club and Home Eco-
Sands Of iwo Jima" set a
lime box office record for
ssie s Park Theater here.
Jhe third straight .-light,
room-only crowd last
i the story of the Marines'
Battle unfold on the1
brought the total attend
new record high of 3,683
That represents lust about
F in Waynesvllle and
that, the greatest attrac-
Mf. Massie'S Inns thpnfpr
her had been "The Trail
wnesnme Pine," which
10 an audienr tntallino
Ji Its two days of showing
st was "Battle flrnnnd "
P of the 101st Airborne
heroic fight at Bastogne
wdrew 3,300 fans in the
an it was held last month.
. 'wo Jima" story foropor
did even betlpr frnm ih
PSdeliglits Pape 8)
April 8Fair anA
" ! fhursday and Thurs
; "iday fair and warmer
Z Waynesville tempera-
wrded by the staff of
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63th YEAR No. 28 20 PAGES
Soon To Be
Only a few details remain to be
done toward finishing the dog
pound by the Town of Waynesvllle.
The. pound useit is aoout ready
for dog boarders, and G. C. Fer
guson, city manager,: is getting a
huge dog net ready for the dog
catcher, The board of aldermen
are expected to name a man to this
position within a few days.
The board authorized' the con
struction of the dog pound several
weeks ago as a means of clearing
the streets of stray dogs. -
Of District To
i Tenth ' division highway engin
eers jjd.ll .telUFestejco JJoxthjCarcK
Una residents how much road bond
money has been spent on road im
provement, where improvement
has been made and how much more
is planned at a division-wide mass
meeting next Tuesday at 10 a. m.
in Buncombe County Courthouse,
L. Dale Thrash, division commis
The meeting has been designed
as a complete report to the public
of how highway officials have
handled the division's share of the
$2,000,000 road bond issue of last
Zeb V. Stewart, division engi
neer; J. T. Knight, Asheville dis
trict engineer; W. B. Ferguson,
Burnsville district engineer, and
E. L. Curtis, Bryson City district
engineer, will report on every
phase of road bond building and
improvements within this area.
Thrash said the entire road pro
gram is further advanced than had
been anticipated by highway offi
cials. Thrash also announced that no
more roads will be added to the
10th division maintenance system
until after July 1, beginning of the
State fiscal year.
Total expenditures for the divis
ion runs into several million dol
lars it was pointed out. Road bond
money became available first in
October last year and again the first
JENNINGS McCRARY, Crabtree
farmer, has announced" he is' a
candidate for a post on the Hay
wood County Board of Education.
He will seek the Democratic
nomination in the May Primary.
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Census Is Now
- A - Week In The County Seat
Representatives of every section
of Haywood County that docs not
have telephone service described
their needs Tuesday morning at a
State Utilities Commission hearing
at the Court House.
Approximately 30 '. persons, in
eluding community leaders, mer
chants, and tourist business repre
sentatives listened closely to the
testimoi.y presented to the Com
Ed McMahan, of Brevard, a
member of the state agency, after
ward told the audience that every?
thing would be done to expedite
extension of telephone service to
those areas which need it.
The other Commission repre
sentatives at the session were D.
D. Davis of Jackson County, who
represents the agency in this area;
Charles Hill, a Commission in
spector, and V. W. ; Chase. Com
Aiding in the conducting of the
meeting was County Agent Wayne
In general,) the story related by
thajruxal-spolfccsmen. was -to the
effect that the service was badly
needed and that, in most cases, the
Southern Bell Telephone Company
had assured them their commur.
ities would get phones as soon as
facilities permitted. The firm,
which serves this area, could not
(See Telephone Paee 8)
Local 4-H Leader
School To Be.
Held Here Apr. 15
..... . . - .
The local leaders of Haywood
County's 4-H clubs will meet at the
Haywood County Court House here
at 10 a.m. April 15.
Assistant County Agent Joe
Cline in charge of boys' 4-H work
made the announcement today, re
maining the local leaders of the
postponement. The meeting origin
ally was set for this week.
Mr. Cline and Assistant Home
Demonstration Agent Jean Child-
ers will conduct the session.
Board To Meet
All community chairmen and
the county-wide board of direc
tors for Haywood's Community
Development Program will meet
at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Court
Assistant County Agent Turner
Cathey, supervisor of the Program,
said in his announcement today
that the local and county leaders
will draw plans for the overall 1950
work during the session.
The Rev. Mrs. C O, Newell of
Crabtree-Iron Duff is county Com
munity Development chairman.
Walter Kaufman Flies
To Europe On Sunday
Walter Kaufman, of Wellco Shoe
Corporation, leaves Friday for New
York, and will fly from there on
Sunday to Europe. He plans to
spend about three weeks on the
continent, visiting England, France
and Belgium on business for his
MR ROLLMAN AT HOME
Heinz Rollman returned , to his
home Wednesday from the Hay
umnrf rmintv Hosoital where . he
has been a patient.
of Haywood County At The
and United Press News WAYNES VILLE, N. C. THURSDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 6,
To Be Inaugurated
DR. PAUL A. REID will be in
augurated as the fourth presi
dent of Western Carolina
Teachers College on Saturday
morning at the College in Cul
Many From Here
To Attend WCTC
A number of Haywood citizens
are expected to attend the inaug
uration of Dr. Paul A. Reid, as the
fourth president of Western Caro
lina Teachers College on Saturday
The two-day event begins Fri
day afternoon at four o'clock, with
a May Day program on the wood
land stage. A concert at 8 o'clock
Friday night at Hoey auditorium
will climax the Friday activities,
with registration of guests for the
inauguration to begin Saturday
morning at nine - U,
The inauguration ceremonies
"wilt b6 TiCTd at eleven o'clock, fol
lowed by a luncheon for the guests
at Moore Dining Hall at one.
A band concert Is set for 2;30,
followed by a reception for the
president in Moore Parlors at four
The Inaugural ball will get un
derwav at nine in Breese gym.
Dr. Reid took office last lau,
succeeding the late Dr.
Hall Named As '
Hazelwood voters from now on
will cast their ballots at their new
This was designated last Monday
by the Haywood County Board of
Elections as the new ofliclal "vot
ing or polling place in the Hazel-
wood Voting Precinct."
Before the board took this ac
tion, Hazelwood citizens had been
doing their voting at the Hazel
The announcement of the action
was contained in a notice signed
by Elections Chairman Jerry Rogers.
Census Job Finished In
Some Parts Of County
Census workers, like mail car
riers, worked on regardless of the
weather, and indications were that
some areas would be completely
counted by noon Friday, accord
ing to Charles B. McCrary, super
visor of this immediate area.
One section in Hazelwood was
completed today, and the entire
town is expected to be covered by
this week-end, Mr. McCrary said.
It is expected that it will take
about ten days more to cover
Waynesville, and some of the rural
The work was progressing satis
fiactorily in the Canton area under
the supervision of Mrs. Ray Byers.
Thirty-nine enumerators are at
work in Haywood.
The enumerators in the Waynes
ville.area, and their territory, are:
Mrs. Isabella Redmond, Mt.
Mrs. Wayne McElroy, Crabtree.
Jack Ferguson, Fines Creek.
Eastern Entrance Of The Great
New Traffic Signal
To Be Placed In j
Within a few days motorists
will find a new traffic light In
front of 1 he Hospital on Highway
The iK-w signal light is here and
ready fer installation by the town
Several months ago the' town
Installed a blinker light near the
Hospital, but too many motorists
fail to heed the warning, so a stop-
and-go Mgnal light will be in
stalled.. "There is a lot of traffic, and
the curve and hill makes for dan
gerous driving in the area," Q. C.
Ferguson, town manager, said.
Band, Choral Groups To
Give Benefit Concert I
For Travel Expenses !
Turns Over; Driver
A nine-ton dumper used In high
way construction ran off the road
near Bethel School Tuesday after
noon, laid down on its side in a
ditch, and pinned down its driver
by one leg.
But all the operator, Harrison
Valentine of Maggie, had to show
for his experience was a minor
Passersby freed him a few min
utes after the accident.
State Highway Patrol Corporal
John L. Carpenter, who investigat
ed, quoted the driver as saying
the vehicle left the road when
the brakes locked after they be
Valentine was released from the
Haywood County Hospital - after
Crushed Stone Placed
On 2 Town Streets
Daisy avenue has been widened
and is getting a new surface of
crushed stone by the street de
partment of the town. A street in
Aliens Creek has also recently
gotten a hew mrface of crushed
Mrs. Jack Chambers, Iron Duff.
Wilburn Campbell, part of Ivy
r Miss Fannie Campbell, also part
of Ivy Hill.
TMrs., Grady JV. Howell,; portion
of Jonathan Creek.
Mrs. M. C. Green, in Waynes
Mrs. Virginia Cribble, Hazel
wood. George McCracken, Hazelwood.
Mrs. Jane Love Tallfer.ro,
Mrs. W. A. Hyatt, Waynesville.
Mrs. R. L. Coin, Waynesville.
Mrs. France, Jones, Lake Juna
Robert C. Hall, Rural area near
Joe Turner, Jr., also rural area
Haywood Plott, in rural area
near city limits.
i Hugh Constance, Waynesville to
(See Census Page 8)
Don't Count Until
Smoky Mountains National
State Medical Care o(Ttc)alsZ)iave
formally approved plans for tttj- ex
pansion to the Haywood county
Hospital, which will provide 51 ad
ditional beds, it was learned today
from Lee Davis, administrator of
The plans are now in the hjmds
of federal officials for their ap
proval, and then the plans wBl be
submitted to contractors for Alds.
The expansion Is expected to
cost $600,000, Including equipment.
The building program was ap
proved by Haywood voters: last
fall when they voted $225,Qp0 In
bonds for the project. j
Mr. Davis said that it now lAoked
as if actual construction wouRl get
underway about July. This date de
pends upon the amount of limp the
federal officers take in approving
the plans, it was aaid.
The high school music depart
ment will put on a "triple" con
tort - here Thursday, April , 13th,
to raise funds tor transportation
to the state contests' in Greens-
J borp Jatet this mantju,
Two high sphool bands, and
the mixed chorus will give a con
cert in an effort to raise $400
needed to pay bus costs to Greensboro,'-
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V Charles Isley, director, said thut
the football band and concert band,
of about 50 pieces each, would par
ticipate in the program, in addition
to the chorus pf 100 voices.
The concert band won a superior
rating in Class 6 in the district
meeting, which is the highest
group of high school bands In the
state. : -
The chorus also won a superior
rating in the class A group in the
Members of the band and chorus
(See Band Pace 8)
Tourist Group To
Publish Listings :
Of This Section
The Haywood Tourist Associa
tion here Wednesday night aban
doned the Idea of establishing and
maintaining a separate information
booth, other than the Chamber of
Action came after a report of in
vestigating the possibility of setting
up such a booth by a committee
headed by George Kimball.
Carl Henry, president of the as
sociation, pointed out the associa
tion felt the booth would be in
part a duplication of work' already
being done by the Chamber of
Commerce, and the added cost
would not be justified at this time.
The Association authorized their
vice-president, Paul Hyatt, to work
out details for immediate publica
tion of a folder giving complete
listings of every available tourist
(See Tourist Page 8)
LOOO-Foot Water- "
Sewer Line Laid
A thousand . feet of sewer and
water mains have been completed
in East Waynesville by the water
department of the town. The work
included the installation of a fire
hydrant. H- ' ' i
The mains were laid on the
street leading off to the leftj in
front of the Hospital.
HUGH MASSIE IMPROVING
Hugh Massie, who was; taken ill
Tuesday morning while at his place
of business, was showing improve
ment this morning. -
1950 ' $3.00 In Advance In
Ten thousand baby trout will be
raiwd in Henry Campbell's pond
n DelKvood to stock Haywood
County's fishing streams for next
Tom Campbell, Jr., president of
the Haywood County Wildlife Club,
said today he will go to Marion on
Monday to get the trout from the
State Hatchery, there,
The plans for the breeding of
fish for restocking the public
streams Were approved last Mon
day by members of the Wildlife
The announcement', came a few
hours after State Trout Biologist
Bryant of the State Wildlife, Re
sources Commission. hsdlvlen his
official j(jlpt'o,va toriVSwd''ai a
desirable place for raising' the Ash.
Members of "the club started
(See Trout Paw 8)
Dies In Atlanta
W. B. Matthews, Sr. of Waynes
ville and Atlanta, Georgia died
this morning in an Atlanta hospital.
Funeral services will be held in
the First Baptist Church here Sat
urday afternoon at 3 o'clock. The
Rev. h. G. Elliott, pastor will offici
ate and interment will be in Craw
lord Memorial Park.
The body will be brought to
Surviving are the widow and
two sons, David and Carl Matthews
of Atlanta. . --.
Kids Worried As Winter
Returns On Circus Day
Snow is distrubing enough coming
on any April 6, which is about
three weeks beyond the deadline
Mother Nature is supposed to set
for such doings, particularly in
this "sunny South."
But today is no ordinary April
6. Hence, the neat white blanket
which was still coming down in
small sections about noon today,
brought special problems and anxi
eties, particularly to small boys
ARTHUR J. GREENE, 30-year-old
World War II Marine veter
an, will seek the Democratic
nomination for constable of
Clyde Township . in the May
Primary, This will be his first
race for public office.
At soon today, it looked
as if the Easter bonny might
have to wear nowshoei (or
his visit Sunday.
Haywood and Jackson Counties
Sunrise Services, ' I
Other Special J
Programs Are Set ;
Colorful sunrise services and
other special programs will be held
by churches of every denomination
throughout Haywood County on
Sunday morning in observance et
the 1950 Easter. V :
Largest of the Easter morning
gatherings is again scheduled to
take place at the Cross at the Lake
Junaluska Methodist Assembly.
There th Haywood County Metha
dist Youth Fellowship will sponsot
the traditional Sunrise Service. 'w
Ministers from churches through
out the county will take part in tho
service, which will open at 6 a.m.
Fifteen minutes earlier, Sunritie
Services will be held at the Clyde
Baptist Church, with the Rev., D.
D. Gross, the pastor in charge. L
Unless the weather is inclem
ent, the special rites will be held
In the church's upper cemetery.
The Hazelwood baptist Church,
with the pastor, the Rev. M. L.
Lewis conducting, : will open Its
Easter Sunrise Service at 6:45 a.m.
Soco Mountain will be the scene
of. the .Free .Methodist , Chapel's
Easter Sunrise Service ' at ft a.m.
Those planning to attend will
guther at the Boundary Street
Chapel at 5:30 o'clock for the trip
Church workers were busy this
week preparing special programs
for each of these dawn services.
The students of St. John's School
in Wayneaville, meanwhile, start
ed their week-long Easter vacation
after classes ended yesterday.
The pupils of the county's' pub
tic schools, however, will have ho
extra time off beyond their cus
Classes will end Friday after
noon, as usual, and resume Monday
For today is Circus Day in Way
All through the morning, anxi
ous young voices asked the Mount
aineer by telephone and by person
al visit: , ,
, "Will the circus be called off on
account of the snow?
"Will the weather be too bad for
the animals to come out?"'
A quick check with the Dale
Circus people, however, permitted
the Mountaineer staff to give these
The show will go on, at the field
next to Waynesville Htgh School.
Snow, sleet, hail, or rain to the
contrary, the afternoon perform
ance will start at 3 o'clock, and th6
evening performance at 8 o'clock.
(See Winter Pae 8) .
. (To Date)
(This Information com
plied from Records of
Stat Highway Fatrol).