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Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
8 PAGES Associated Press and United Press News WAYNES VILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 5,' 1930
NO. 45 .
Large Crowds at Lake
Junaluskaf or Opening
$3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Three Services Held
At Lake Sunday For
Formal Opening Of
. nl1oni nrnfpKKnra
ite University of Chicago
d recently at Waynevilla
C court, Mrs. James Murray
"a idea they were here to en
tx scenery. Imagine her sur-
(,hfn she learned they had
ail the way down just to get
a fishing. '
Lifow days, a lot of luck,
)Mt back happy and prals
' . fishinff naradise.
Jjjjfea oo o r
W Waynesville's' sport fans
kup the question about Jack
v Georgia Tech football
km Waynesville, a few" weeks
The man said ne was certain
is made All-America not
norable mention. However,
A by the Mountaineer sports
produced confirmation inai
ns awarded honorable men
hr the All-America oBard
ul named to the team Itself.
I latest check for information
side with Furman Bisner, tre
mi N. C, boy who's now' sports
Lof the Atlanta Constitution.
sported in his replying let
L the Mountaineer that Phil-
nt not an All-America, and
Wii Tech with a touch of
U-doesn't claim he is. In-
t early in his senior year
W Phillips out of what many
Is experts call a certain chance
Wiethe All-America first string
I Dbnorable mention by the
America Board, which doesn't
lie anymore, Is Just as good
' '.iking any of Jthe All-America
iielected each winter' by a
jencieii, -.i 'X': .
iidentally, j jou want to now
Mng about Max Ranter, the
asflull cp lust auk Mr.
. He and Max practically
I up together in Denton.
p Ann Parton, five-year-old
:iter of Mr.- and Mrs. Elbert
k died in an Asheville hos
parly this morning following
it illness. . r
al services will be held in
Hemphill Baptist Church
iesday at 2 p.m. with the Rev.
pinger officiating. Burial will
wore include the parents,
lter, Clara Sue; four broth-
wuuam Robert, James Al
ployd, and Hugh Parton; the
r! grandparents, Mr. and
, Phillips of Waynesvllle,
? J; n dthe paternal grand
er, and Mrs. Roy Parton,
f Waynesville, Route 2 .
Iements are under the di
of Garrett Funeral Home.
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r- wvTOs tor Mrs. Loulza
w Brown Campbell, 79, who
ST, y at the -home of a
Jfu..Clyde were held in
Methodist Church this
JUJOn.;'-'' . ..;
f'-W. T. Medlin pastor,
Vn 7- D- D' Groce. Pastor
w r ""kusi vnurcn, onir
.Wial wa, in Pleasant
J0" addition to the
i include a . brother, the
It .own of H18h Point,
""dren and three
Large audiences, and much in
tercst featured the formal opening
of the 1950 session of Lake Juna
luska Assembly on Sunday.
The Rev. J. G. Huggin, of Char
lotte, and former Waynesville pas
tor, was the opening platform
speaker for the annual Haywood
County Day. Mrs. Fred Martin
was in charge of the music.
the usual picnic dinner was
spread in the back of the audi
torium as rain fell during the
In the afternoon the Commun
ity Development Program was held,
with more than ,1,000 attending.
Hershel Hipps, county vice presi
dent, was in charge, and Rev. H
G. Hammett, assistant secretary
of the South Carolina Baptist
State Convention, was the speaker.
The Blaylock Sisters and the
Francis Cove "Chord Busters"
gave several selections prior to
Rev. Mr. Hammett said, "the
peace of the world must begin in
hearts and homes of the world
we need vision, together with good
old-fashioned grit and dctermina
The speaker, in congratulating
Haywood as being one of the best
counties in the nation, said, "while
Haywood is making progressive
strides in mechanical Improve
ments, I am happy to learn that
plans are underway to abolish the
sale of beer and wine In the coun
ty' : :' X ' 's.; .
In discussing the community, de
velopment program further, he
biaj as Vour faitftf and man s obli-j
gatlon h, 'to conrtinually improve.i
The Rev. Gay Chambers gave the
invocation, and the Rev. Clyde Col
lins read the scripture, and Rev.
C. LV Allen presented the speaker.
At the morning service Dr. C
N. Clark, district superintendent,
presided. ' ' " ' '
Dr. Frank S. Love, superinten
dent of the Assembly, said that
movies would be shown on Wed
nesday, Thursday and Saturday
nights of this week, with the 102
piece Elizabeth City band giving
concerts on Tuesday and Friday
: The bath house will open on
Wednesday with the hours of 10:00
until 5:30. There will be four
life, guards on duty, all having
their Senior Life Saving badge.
Richard Crowder will be in charge
of all the recreation, which will
include swimming, canoeing, row
ing, tennis, badminton, etc,
2 Band Concerts
Scheduled at Lake;
Tues. And Fri.
The 102-plece EHnbeth City
band holding a week's encamp
ment at Lake Jonaluska, will
give two concerts this week at
the Assembly auditorium.
The first concert will be given
Tuesday evening at eight o'clock,
and the second on Friday even
ing at the same hour. No ad
Scott Galloway is director in
charge, and about 18 adults are
at the Lake with the band mem
bers. The Elisabeth City band Is
recognised as among the best in
The band is traveling In two
of their own buses, and will
spend a week practicing and re
laxing at Junaluska.
Bright Loaf Queen Crowned
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Lions To Observe
June Dairy Month
The Waynesville Lions Club will
celebrate June Dairy Month at
their regular dinner meeting
D. Reeves Noland of Ratcllffe
Cove, former district highway com
missioner and prominent beef cat
tle raiser and dairyman, will be
the featured, speaker.
The session will open at 7 p. m.,
with Club President Dick Bradley
Boosters Club To
Meet On Thursday
Set For Wed.
St. John's High School Wednes
day night will present diplomas
to five graduating seniors.
The 1950 Commencement pro
gram will open at 8 p.m. at the
school auditorium. . 1
The Catholic school's 1950 gradu
ates are Dolph Marie Klenast, pres
ident of the senior class; Carmlch
ael (Bette) Hannah, Virginia Ker
nan of Highlands, and H. S. Ward,
Jr., class secretary and treasurer,
and Frank Frost Lane, both of
Lake tfunaluska. " 5f J
,Th .diplomagj will ,beprsented '
0 "trRigirt ilev," MgnslgnorJuis
J Bour of , S. Lawrence Church,
Asheville. ' Monslgnor Bour also
will deliver the benediction.
Giving the invocation will be
the Rev. Cajeton Foley of St. An
thony's Church, Asheville.
The Rev. Paul Byron of the
Sacred Heart Cathedral of Raleigh
will be the i feature Commence
Attending the traditional exer
cises, in addition to the friends
and members of the families of the
graduates will be the entire facul
ty of Catholic High School of Ashe
ville, including the Rev. Jerome
Duckett, the principal of the school;
the Rev. Nicholas Roling, the Rev.
LaSalle Lenk, and the Rev. Roder
ick Faneul; and the Rev. Andrew
Graves of Hot Springs, the Rev.
William J. Kuder of West Ashe
ville, the Rev. Howard V. Lane of
Hendersonville, the Rev. John Hy-
land of Swannanoa, the Rev.
Charles O'Connor of Brevard, the
Rev. Lawrence Hill of Asheville,
the Rev. Dunston Carroll of Ashe
ville, the Rev. Richard Barrett,
chaplain of St. Joseph's Hospital,
Asheville; and the Rev. Nicholas
Liston, chaplain of St. Genevieve's
The visiting ministers will be
entertained at a dinner at the rec.
tory by the Rev. Francis Talt, ad
ministrator of St. John's, and the
Rev. Clarence Hill, assistant pas
tor of St. John's Church, before
(See St. John'tv Page
Lu Long Ogburn of Smithfield is crowned Bright Leaf Queen by
Gov. Kerr Scott in ceremony at Raleigh. She was chosen from a
field of 24 girls from North Carolina cities who competed in the
Bright Leaf beauty contest. The honor came to her on her 18th
birthday. (AP Photo). ; V C .
2C0 Alleiuling Heeihuj
armer today and to-
.Scial u,. i
r. "aynesvle tempera-
C edbythe staff of the
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The Hazelwood Boosters Club
will meet Thursday night at sev
en o'clock for the regular month
ly meeting. The dinner meeting
will be held at the Hazelwood Pres
Here Could Call
Second Primary .
Four Haywood candidates have
until midnight tonight to formally
file for a second primary, accord
ing to official tabulations and
Crom E. Cole, chairman of the
board of elections, t
One candidate for the board of
commissioners, and three for the
board of education could file. At
noon today none had filed, Mr.
' Willis Smith, senatorial candi
date, announced in Raleigh that he
would have a statement to make
Tuesday relative to calling a sec
n i 4
Cole Cogburn, of Canton,
named second vlce-commandcr of
the State VFW at the annual con
vention in Hendersonville over the
A lan.'o Canton delegation, to
gether with Waynesville, attended
the three-day meeting, which fea
tured a parade ion Saturday, in
which the Waynesville high school
The Waynesville delegation was
led by Albert Marshall, command
er of the local post, and Roy Camp'
bell, delegate. The auxiliary was
Miss Mary Jane Rogers was the
beauty queen entry from the Way'
Mr, Cogburn has been active in
the work of the Veterans of For
eign Wars organization for a num
ber of years. '
$60,000 Fire Sweeps
Business of H.S. Ward
To Open At Fines
Creek About July 1
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A new $5,000 cannery at Fines
Creek School will open on or about
July 1, giving Haywood County's
rural people a total of four such
Mrs.' Ruf usi1 Siler, supervis
or of the county's school lunch
room progrm, made tha announce,
ment today. At the same time she
reported that the three canneries
already in operation filled a total
of 42,726 cans with fruits, vegeta
bles and meats during the year
which ended ltst Thursday. ',
The three were at Bethel. Crab-
tree, and Waynesville. These also
More than 200 college students
from campuses in nine Southeast
ern states are attending the Metho
dist Student Leadership Training
Conference which opened at Lake
Junaluska this morning and will
in reierence to n e improve-
Black Giyes Up
Tax Work; Now A
Full-Time J. P.
For the first time in 15 years,
J. S. Black is working in a new
office in the court house.
He is now in the sheriff's office
devoting full time as justice of
the peace. During the past 15 years
he has been tax assessor, and had
an office on the front looking out
on Main Street.
' Miss Evelyn Siler, who has been
in the tax office for a number of
years, is in the assessor's office.
Mack Fish is in the tax office
during the vacation of, Mrs. J. P.
The Southeastern conference Is
one of five being held Jn the na
tion this summer to train students
and adults for leadership in Wesley
Foundations at state and private
schools and in units of the Metho
dist Student Movement at church
related Institutions, j
Held annually the conferences
are sponsored hy the, Department
of College and , University Relig
ious Life of the General Board of
Education of The Methodist Church
with headquarters in Nashville,
Tenn., in cooperation with State
Methodist Student Movements1 in
At lecture sessions and in small
"fellowship" groups delegates
study and discuss the conference
theme, "Dynamic " Living of ' the
Christian Faith.'" - In workshops
they study practical application of
Christian principles to college life
through their respective campus
Platform speaker for the South
eastern conference is Dr. Samuel
E. Stumpf, of the Vancerbilt Uni
versity School of Religion in Nash
vlllc. Tenri. Other adult leaders
include: Dr. Harvey Brwon, of the
Methodist Board of Education in
Nashville, Tcnn.,i who is educa
tional director for the conference
and the Rev. Joe Bown Love, di
rector of the Wesley Foundation
in Nashville, Tenn., who Is con
ference dean. .
(See 200 Attending Page 8)
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JAMES KIRKPATRICK, presi
dent" of the Haywood Milk Pro
ducers Association, is in charge
of the Dairy Month program in
Haywood. A number of special
events, including a parade on
the 17th and a banquet on the
27th will be held during the
Bankers To Milk
Cows On Court
House Lawn Sat.
The public will get to see four
Haywood bankers assume the roles
of milk maids on the court house
lawn here Saturday at eleven.
As a promotional , feature of
ments being made in the county's
facilities, Mrs, Slier added that
equipment is now being installed
at both Fines Creek and Bethel
to permit the canning of food in
Heretofore, the available equip
ment permitted the canning of
food only In metal containers.
Mrs. Slier also announced that
J. C. Fenuel of the Atlanta office
Of the U. S. Department of Agri
culture's production division would
conduct a two-day workshop for
canery workers this month.
The course will be held June 20
and 27 at Fines Creek School;
During the course of the last 12
months the busy Haywood canner
ies also processed a carload (about
500 bushels) of pears the U. S.
government donated for the coun
ty's school lunchrooms.
Of the total output of the can
neries, 4.051 cans of one-gallon
capacity each were given to the
school lunch rooms also.
Busiest of all three was the Crab
tree cannery which filled 15,031
jars of food. Bethel put out 14,991,
and Waynesville, 12,703.
Of the grand total, 95 per cent
consisted of fruits and vcgeeables.
The remaining five per cent was
made up of meat processed at
Crabtree during the winter.
The canneries in the respective
communities are under the super
vision of the agriculture teachers
(See Cannery Page 8)
flounced that four Haywood bank
ers C.N. Allen, Jonathan Woody,
Edwin Fincher and June Resiter
will each attempt to milk a cow on
the court house lawn.
four different types of cows, will
be brought in for the occasion, and
each banker given .his choice
Jersey, Guernsey, Holstein, and
Under strict timing by out-of-county
judges, the winner will be
given a dairy award.
It is understood that four pro
fessional milkers will be on hand
to finish the Job In case either of
the four give out before complet
ing their task.
Blaze Of Unknown
Origin Destroys Large
Part Of Business
Firm At Lake ,
A disastrous blaze of unMr.
mined origin caused an estimated .
$80,000 damage at the If. S. Ward
service station and general stora
about three o'clock Monday morn
The blaze was coming throiiah
the roof when discovered, and fire
men , fought the blaze for tbrea
hours, saving some nearby build-'
lngs, including the gasoline pumps
and tanks. The storage tanks had
from 1,000 to 1,500 gallons of gas
oline, according to Mr. Ward.
workmen started at noon tod a 7
on plans for completely rebuilding.-
The loss included a heavy stock
of feed, farm machinery and mr-
cnandlse, in addition to the build
ings. Some insurance was carried.
Mr. Ward said that by Tuesday
morning he will be in the feed and
Service station business, as he Is
utilizing several nearby buildings,
and another warehouse across the
road from where the blaze started.
"I have feed rolling, and will
be able to serve my customers by
Tuesday morning," he said. ,
Mr. Ward expressed appreciation
for the manner in which the .Way
nesville firemen fought the blare,
and saved nearby buildings, and
the gasoline pumps.
"They did everything possible.
The blaze was just discovered too
late to do much good," he com
mented. "The firemen did an ex
cellent job against the heavy odds."
Mr. Ward built the Initial unit
12 years' ago, and about 10 years
ago added the feed store; and only
last year, built another Jmlldlng", , .
. iiio Dirce wnicn ui ine ssy coura ;
be seen for a long ways, and at
tracted hundreds of spectators.
Water was pumped from a man
hole In front bf the Big Chief Ser
vice Station. '
Annual Farm Tour Plans Completed, Leave Here In August
Haywood County's farm families
will see the world's largest city and
some of America's richest agricul
tural land during their 1950 Out
of -State Farm Tour in August.
County Agent Wayne Corpening,
who' returned last week from a
route-mapping tour along the itin
erary, said today the annual junket
Replica Of Liberty : Bell
Gets Lots Of Attention
Huge crowds saw the replica of
the Liberty Bell on display here
and In Canton on Friday afternoon
and night, The bell arrived here
shortly before two o'clock, and was
escorted down the street by the
High School band.
The bell remained here until a
bout 6:30 and then, went to Canton
to participate in a long parade, and
another good program, all under
the direction of Jf E, Jf $wle. gener
al chairman of b .;Wr ues in
wood. , .,( j.
At the court ouse Jiere, Mr.
Massie presented Admiral W. . N.
Thomas who made the principal
address. Afterwards. Mr. Massie a
warded engraved placques to those
who had done outstanding work in
the campaigns of selling war bonds
and later savings ' bonds. The
plaques were made Of aluminum
salvaged from German planes shot
down in battle.
Those receiving the, awards were:
W. Roy Francis, C. N. Allen, Mrs.
Bonner Ray, Miss Mary Margaret
Smith, Howard Clapp, W. Curtis
(See Liberty Bell Page 8)
this year would start August 14
and run through August-20. -
"""The 1950 tour will take the Hay
Wood farmers, farm wives, and
children through Virginia, Wash
ington, Delaware, Maryland, Penn
sylvania, New Jersey, and New
York City, then will swing back
Last year, travelling by family
auto and chartered bus, nearly 200
of Haywood's farming citizens
toured Kentucky, Illinois, Ohio,
and Indiana. I ''
This year they wm visit some of
America's greatest livestock and
crop farms and processing plants.
And for entertainment, they'll
see ''The Common Glory," Vir
ginia's colorful historical pageant
at Williamsburg, Va.; the New York
Yankees play the Washington Sen
ators at Washington; and will take
part in a radio program at New
York's Radio City.
Chamber Of Commerce To
Start Membership Drive
The annual Chamber of Com
merce membership drive will get
underway here Tuesday, with the
goal set at $7,500, it was announced
by Dave Felmet, general chair
man....'. All chairmen are to meet at the
Chamber of Commerce office at
nine Tuesday, and start from there
on the campaign.
' Mr. Felmet has named 15 chair
men for different districts to stage
the drive. They include: Carl Hen
ry, Dr. Frank S. Love, H. S. Ward.
Jack Liner, Wayne Corpening, C.
J. Reece, W. Curtis Russ, Henry
James L. Kilpatrick, G. C. Fer
guson, A, P. Ledbetter, John J.
Cuddeback, George Kimball, Rich
ard Barber, Jr., Charles Ray and
They'll have dinner, banquet
style at the first-class hotels where
they will spend each night, and
they'll travel exclusively on air
And the whole trip meals, lodg
ing, entertainment, transportation,
and sight-seeing will cost each
of them only $65.
The exclusive use of buses this
(See Farm Tour Page 8)
Flag Day Program
Set For The 14th
Colorful, Impressive ceremonies
are being planned by a Waynesville
Elks Lodge committee for the ob
servance of Flag Day here June 14
Committee Chairman Joe Casa
bella said today the Veterans of
Foreign Wars and the American
Legion posts of Waynesville, to
gether with their women's auxili
aries; the Waynesville chapter of
the Daughters of the American
Revolution, the Waynesvllle Heavy
Tank Company of the National
Guard, the local Boy and Girl
Scout troops, and the Waynesvllle
Township High School band all are
cooperating in the traditional
A parade down Main Street to
the Haywood County Court House
will precede the traditional Elks
Lodge Flag Day rituals.
All of the cooperating organiza
tions will march in" the parade,
which will start from the assembly
point in front of the old Masonic
Temple on Church Street at 7:30
Serving as marshals for the pa
rade are Charles Furtado and Fred
Sheehan of the Waynesville Elks.
The ritual, which will be held in
the Court House, will feature a
running commentary on the history
(See Flag Day Page 8)
Mrs. Begni Found
Dead In Garage
On Fie Top Mt. .
The body of Mrs. Edith Lec
Begni, 50-year-old widow of a
Texas oilman," was sent from
Waynesville Saturday afternoon to
Paris, Texas, for burial by the Fry
Gibbs Funeral Home there.
Mrs. Begni was found dead in
the garage of her well-furnished
summer cabin on Fie Top Moun
tain at about 3 p.m. Friday by Mrs.
Tom Alexander of nearby Cataloo
Dr. J. Frank Pate. Haywood
County coroner, reported an in
quesV jury he summoned found
that Mrs. Begni had died accident
ally by carbon monoxide poison
ing. She apparently bad been work-
inff nn hpr par in thn uarapo when
she was overcome, ,
When she was found on the
concrete floor, she was dressed in
.work clothes .with gloves, tools and
a flashlight nearby.
The hood of her car was up, and
on the front seat officers found
the body of Mrs. Begni's dog, a
black cocker spaniel, which also
had been killed by the fumes that
had filled the garage whose doors
were found closed.
Mrs. Begni, a native of Paris,
Texas, Whose late husband wis an
executive of the Crazy Water Crys
tals firm, had spent her , summer
vacations regularly here. ,
me irageay was uiscoverea ac
cidentally, Investigators said.
A friend in Asheville phoned
Mrs, Begni's cabin Friday and, be
(See Mrs. Begni Page 8
Results Of Motorcade Is
Felt Here Over Week-End
' Six tourist operators in this area,
together with service (Station ope
rators called the Chamber of Com
merce this morning to report "good
business" from South Carolina
areas where the motorcade visited
Several tourist places said the
travel from the area was heavy,
and much interest is being shown
by South Carolinians in this sec
tion. , "
Mrs. Gordon Schenck, secretary,
reported heavy requests, for litera
ture from the area, and chambers
of commerce -nearby the section
"An ample supply Is being sent
everywhere it is being requested,
and each mail is bringing in let
ters as a direct result of the motor
cade," she said.
About 40 people from here went
on the 300-mile two-day motorcade,
distributing thousands of pieces of
literature, and parading before
some 50,000 people in eight major
stops in upper South Carolina,
Injured .... 18
(This Information com
plied from Records of
State Highway Patrol) .