A c-i f .',.1 driver : -proacbe
J a r'.".roai; he
ped. locked and Intend.
All he heard was the car be
hind him crashing Lata L1j
his fas tank.
! j to Pryor. Oklahoma,
ll .M friend. Rich L.
J Tufacturer of Indian and
-Mrs-AUey n authentic
? Jacket, and remarked:
"!ul use in these jack-
Cm Western North Caro-
Cflmibythe name of A. A-
C Leather Company. ,
Srftake Mr Alley lonf
... ciih that she knew
lant, supp . -""-nuede
used in mak-
I l.n4 nf nut- I
, steeresuer . " .
"clothe! . ;..r
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AUey explains, i vm".
Published Twice-A-Week In Thkounty Scat J Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park V
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WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY. ArTEKNOUN, JUWt. iof o nu" ' '"J""" v..-.
65th YEAR NO. 48 20 PAGES Associated Press and United Press'News
Town Board Of Aldermen Sets Up New Ordinance, As
Officials Of Two States Turn Dirt For New Road In Park
, Usually Do ,
( "...orjild Waynesville girl.
Laying her mother to a wed
L- tv. bride change . ner
said the mother-
L 1vp vou ask? J
tt she went down the aisle
mm and came back p
lM With His Glasses
ft A. Brown, Jr., haa beet
(n fissses for 35 years, and
ythatUme he' haa broken
lirs-both of those wlthlr-
Cdfiv vears. ' ; '
h he got the glasses caught
Jweater, and on Sunday a pair
Unit of his hands as he
un nut them OHi '
(county manager wai wearing
r. nair' this week, but hav
(time trying to make them do
t , If,
5. J' Ml
i English Language
rvthine is not always a bed
(j ior radio announcers. Re
I they had a recorded pro
entitled: "Back To God. A
dlgious program, but the an?
n were perturbed as to how
iperiy announce the . wire-re
a" program.-'' "'
tr due deliberation, they
i i way, but then something
irrmff nH in a unlit SPCOnd
naiaitv the usual "due 1 Local Committee in Current Report, Says,
unable to bring you "Back I
xl" hy wire recording.
.totally they were . correct,
did have a queer tinge to the
The same 'election officials will
ierve tor tne secona primary :
served in the first, it was learned
irom Crom E. Cole, county chair-
nan here today.
Mr. Cole said that there would
lot be any registration for thu
jlectlon, which will be held Sat
4rday,.June 24th. Only those cligi
'lie to vote on May 27th will be
Mrmitted to vote on the 24th, in
he run-oft between Senator Frank
P. Graham and Willis Smith for
United Stales Senate.
The ballots for this election are
rather small, as compared . with
the large one of the primary. The
ballots to be used the 24th measure
only four by four Inches, and con
tain just the names of the two
The polls will open at 6:30 a.m
and close at 6:30 p.m.
Election officials predicted that
it would not take long to make the
official count of just the two can
Atop Balsam Ridge, near Heintooga, Mayor Kell y Bennett of Bryson City is shown turning a shov
el of dirt for the row 6-mile road from Black Cam p Gap to. Heintooga. On the left is Lewis P. Reag-.
an, mayor of Gatlinburg; George A. Brown, Jr., ch airman Haywood Board of Commissioners, Mayor
Benrtt, and Mayor J. H. Way, Jr., of Waynesvill e. Between Mayors Bennett and Way can be een
somte of the smoke arising from brush which ere ws of workmen were burning for clearing the right-of-way.
(This is a Staff Photo). , , ' i ' r.
r Times Have
IL Stringfield, former chief of
I here, made a trip to Heln
I the other day, and pointed
p he had over a period - of
jars hunted on every ridge and
in sight. :;--
je thought nothing of walking
w wugh the rough mount
lamping at night, and up at
to hit the trail again." he
jined. "The fellows who could
jl'we all dead now, and the
I ones cannolj make - the
W feels that perhaps there
Peat many snakes about the
"is these days, since there
rcity of hogs. He explained
m and deer will keep the
f Population cut down a hog
1et snakes, and a deer will
' snake nd cut U to
' hthe sharp hoofs. , By
iy. a snake. . ftli
r na nog, since the blood
fe not near enough to the
J (or tho nni.n. t . u
'Time Is Running Out
On New Hotel Project'
" Th. latest reDort ort the proposed new hotel projects shows that
approximately three-fourths of the necessary $100,000 local subscrip
tion has been pledged. . ' . .
The local committee has made a determined effort, but havfe not
as yet been able to contact all who are known to be Interested In thiei
project, it was explained by J. Wilford Ray,' chairman of the committee.
The time limit is running out for trie Reconstruction Finance Corpora
tion's $100,000 contribution, and as it was explained: "and now it is up
to this community.".
Thp committee pointed out that: "A new, modern year round
wi tho nno outstanding need of Waynesville and Haywood county.
The opportunity is here, and Vtbje responste of the local people will
determine whether we get it or not. Anyone interested, and who
has not been contacted, are urged to get in touch With any member
thic .nmmiitPft without delayLet's put this over."
The committee is, composed of Mr. Ray, William weaioro, nicn
ard Barber, Aaron Prevost, and James Kilpatrick. '
Police Record Hits New
High Mark Here In May
n Hew Park
By W. CURTIS RUSS
Members Of New Commission
jON UNDERWOOD TO
"VUIT IN LONDON
Bids Sought On
Four Rural Roads
In This County
Underwoort: wtin la a
senior In h uii..i
fte llnivanlt., ...Ill
r London, England where
uay for two months at
:"H 10 BWnd an ariHItlnnat
vlsitine other ptn hn the
,3tnt befnro .nn hm
0n is the linn nf Mn snil
Paidon Underwood of East
. I s.
. . i .. ..
I j. J June IS
fnnr navins oroiects. totaling
10.1 miles In this county, are sched
uled for letting on June 27th, the
State Highway Commission has an
All four projects in the county
oi-p nnrt of the rural bond road
Drocram. The projects are:
Center Piceon Koaa trom ,n. v.
110, 2.7 miles northeast of wa-
mw running south for 1.5 miles;
Tronduff Road from N. C zua, i.o
mile south of Crabtree running
northeast for 1.2 miles; '
Crabtree - Road from CraDtree
oast for 2.3 miles;
Hvrter ML Road from Ciyae run
. j n. tn K r
ning norvnwesi ana uuuu v
Waynesville police had their
busiest month In history during
May, according to a report this
morning made by Chief of Police
Orville Noland and G. C. Fergu
son, town manager.
Durine the month 110 arrests
were made, and a total of $2,
353.35 paid into police court
The costs amounted to $1,256.15,
which went into the general fund
of the town,, while the fines
amounted to $1,097.20 which was
turned over to the school board
The vast majority of the 110
arrested - were - charsed - with - be
ing drunk, and most of them paid
$12.60 costs, and in many instances
$10 fine. ; ',.
The largest fines were $100
against those charged with driv
ing drunk. '
Arrests made and the defend
ants not put in Jail pay a cost of
The Waynesville police depart
ment is Composed of seven men.
Officials and civic leaders of two
states, standing atop Balsam Ridge
in the Heintooga area of the Park
Tuesday morning formally began
the construction of a six-mile sec
tion of Park road. The link will
connect with the Blue Ridge Park
way,, and overlooks some of the
best views in Eastern America.
With huge road buildlna mach
ines silent in the background, the
group of some forty persons, parti-j
cipated in a simple, but impressive
reremony, led by cnanes -.js. nay,
chairman of the N. C. Park Com
As the program got underway,
huge clouds of blue smoke from
burning brush cleared from the
right-of-way mixed with the haze
and crisp thin air. , ;
Just about every person present
was recognized by Chairman Ray,
and representatives of the different
organizations, agencies and towns
made brief remarks fitting for the
The ceremonies began with the
Invocation by . Dr. C. N. Clark,
district superintendent of the
Methodist church. The program
ended, with silent prayer, for
those who have in the past worked
on this and other Park projects,
Mrs. D. Moore And Three
Children Leave For ; Japan
Mrs Douglas Moore, and her
I &, iatt Ahmir. nnnn lO-
' ami . - j inree cnuuicii, ici. . -
- J... ontmu4 :warm with flav for Tokyo, where Mr. Moore is
"Wtteren oft- u I . . . ...uu TTnitoH
Wer. !. -"""wi mur stationed m japan wiui
lcJ5rsdayin4rrlday.' states army.
iLJ.aynesvUle tempera- Mrs. Moore, and her mother, Mrs.
later"!?? by the 01 Theodore M, McCracken, are driv-
7 est Farm):- i "' tM their par to San Francisco.
I a'tm -
!j "ax. Mln. Rainfall They are due to report
" - - 81 ;
23rd, with the sailing ubwj
hra. tn rive Aavx later. '
VUtVC v . - , ... ... ,
son, George, who Is stationed near
Mrs. Moore and three children
will bo to Japan aboard an army
transnort. The v will carry their
car to Tokyo. ,'
The children are Douglas, Jr
12; Ted, 9, and Mary Mack. 6. Mrs.
Moore was before her marriage
Miss Mary ! Penland - McCracken,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Theo
dore McCracken, of Hazel street
Over The Top
Marcus Ward, chairman of the
Waynesville Junior Chamber of
Comerce Cancer Drive, announced
this, morning that Waynesvil-U and
Ilazclwood had exceeded the
$800.00 quota by almost $140.00.
They raised $939.76.
Others serving on the committee
with Mr. Ward were, Raymond
Caldwell, John Carver, and Blue
All merchants are requested to
remove all cancer advertising ma
terial from their windows, etc., as
the drive is officially over.
Mr. Ward Issued the following
"On behalf of the Waynesville
Junior Chamber of Commerce and
the American Cancer Society, we,
the members of the Cancer Drive
Committee, wish to express' our
grateful thanks to all of the peo
ple of Waynesville and Hazelwood
for their generous contributions
of money and time during the re
cent fund raising campaign. The
support that we received from the
business houses and other organi
zations In both towns was wonder
ful.""' ';' ;':;:r:;.
"We were especially gratified by
the splendid efforts that were made
by the management and employees
of Dayton Rubber Company, Una-
gusta Manufacturing Company, and
the A. C. Lawrence Leather Com
pany, bach of these companies
conducted a drive within their
plant. For this help, we are most
"The Waynesville Mountaineer
and Radio Station WHCQ did a
superb job of advertising the cam
paign. We wish to thank both or
ganizations for all the free public
ity and their wholehearted cooperation.
v I : '
v i LJ
CHARLES E. RAY
W. HUGH MASSIE ' '" -v .
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Up Of 5 Members
To Start Work
(Staff Photo) ,
The Board of Aldermen have
formally named these five, men as
the members of the newly estab
lished Zoning and Planning Com
mission for Waynesville. The mem
bers have 30 days in which to name
a chairman, and begin work. They
draw no compensation for services.
- A iip fv i
!; ; ;, I rLlA
CHARLES A'OODARD ? "
250 Farmers Told ME
Eggs Superior, Eleed To
fTell Uorld ibout Them1
Waynesville has- established and
named a Planning and Zoning.
Commission. The ordinance ha3,
been passed, and a board of . five
named to begin work Immediately.
The commission is composed of
Charles E. Ray, W. Hugh Massif.
David Underwood, Jr., Charlie
Woodard and Rufus Siler.
. The mayor and board of alder
men recently set up an ordinance
establishing the commission, and
the ordinance has now been adopt
ed and ratified. -
The commission - members will
serve without pay, and their duties
and powers are far-reaching. The
ordinance sets out that the com
mission shall elect a chairman
from among the membership and
organize within thirty days after
June 8th. ' " :
The ordinance sets out that the
general powers and duties of the1 .
commission shall be to make and
adopt a zoning plan for the control
of the height, area, bulk, location
and use of buildings and premises.
Under section five of the ordinr
ance. the plan of purpose in view
points out: :
"In the preparation of such plan;
the Planning and Zoning Commis.
sion shall make careful and com
prehensive surveys and studies of
present conditions and ' future
growth of the municipality. The
plan shall be made with the gen
eral purpose of guiding and ac
complishing coordinated,- - adjust
ed and harmonious development of
the' municipality and Its environs
which;) will, in accordance with
present and future needs, best
promote health, safety, morals; order,-
convenience,- pre-perlty,- and '
general welfare, as well as effici
ency and economy in the process
of development; including, among
other things, adequate provision
for traffic, the promotion of safe
ty from fire and other dangers,
adequate provision for light
and air, adequate provi
sion distribution of popula
tion, the promotion of good civic
design and arrangement, wise and
efficient expenditure of public
funds, and the adequate provision
of public utilities and other pub
lic requirements. " !
' The ordinance also repeals all
other laws regarding zoning and
planning. An ordinance setting dp
a commission about 15 years ago
is on the books, but the commis
sion was granted limited powers,
and did not function, '
G. C. Ferguson, town manager,
pointed out that the town is grow
ing fast, and that an over-all plan
(See Ordinance Page 8)
SEBE BRYSON IMPROVING
Sebe Bryson is improving at
Moore General Hospital where he
has been receiving treatment for
pneumonia. He is expected to re-
(See Dirt .Turned -Page' 8 turn home at the end of the week,
3 Win $150 For Guessing
Nearest Census Figures
Three of the 1.565 persons
guessing the census figures for
Waynesville, Haywood, and Hazel
wood, have checks of $50 each a
waitlng them at ' the sponsoring
banks The First - National, and
The First State Bank.-
Miss Mary Cornwell, home de'
monstration agent, gets one of the
$50 checks for making the best
guess on the county population.
Miss Cornwell guessed 37.597, and
the correct figure Is 36,672.
Of the 1,565 guesses submitted
In the contest, only ten guessed
below the 40,000 mark, It was' ex
plained by Joe S. Davis, and John
Smith, cashiers of the two sponsor
ing banks. , j, ' ' '
Lyman H. Keener, of route one,
won $50 for making the best guess
j as to what' the 1950 census would
show for Waynesville. Mr. Keener
guessed 5.293. when the official
figure showed 5,288. Two persons
tied for second place Lee Davis,
Waynesville, and Glenn A. Boyd,
Jonathan's Creek. Both put down
The third check for $50 goes to
Wllburn Ballance, of Hazelwood,
for guessing the nearest correct
census figure for Hazelwood. Mr
Ballance guessed 1,764, against the
official of 1,781. Twenty-six hours
after Mr. Ballance put in his guess,
K. P. Lowe used the identical fig
Much Interest was shown in the
contest, and the spokesmen for the
two institutions said they were will
pleased with the response, and the
checks are waiting the winners. No
prizes are offered for second place
winners, it was, announced.
To Attend State
The Waynesville Township High
School Military Band, with ap
proximately seventy members, and
the Canton High School Band with
approximately eighty members,
will leave about 7:30 o'clock Mon
day morning for Charlotte to at
tend the State Lions Club Convention.-
Both bands will enter the march
ing contest along with other bands
of this state. "
Charles L. Isley, Jr., director of
the Waynesville Band, and Edwin
Troutman. director of the Canton
Band will accompany the band
They will travel in two Trailway
buses, and will spend Monday night
in Charlotte, then return home on
Western North Carolina can1 be
come trie loading source oi naicn-
inj? eggs for the entire South, ac
cording to poultry specialists who
addressed a field day audience at
the Mountain Branch Experiment
Station Thursday. A
The specialists, representing the
Extension Service and Experiment
Station at State College- declared
that North Carolina's poultry in
dustry is on the way up. ; With
careful attention to egg quality
and breeding. North Carolina poul
trymcn can, extend their markets
as far south as Florida and as far
west as Texas. ;., .
C. F. Parrish, in charge of ex
tension poultry work, was most en
(Sec Poultry Page 8)
Linwood Grahl was called to
Chatsworth, Georgia this morning
on account of the critical ilhies3
of his sister, Mrs. Sam Plott.
More New Water Lines
To Go On Aliens Creek
Workmen are scheduled to be
gin work today on putting down
5,000 feet of 4-inch water mains in
the Aliens Creek section. In addi
tion to the lines, there will be a
number of fire hydrants, and num
erous taps, it was learned from
G. C. Ferguson, town manager.
Street forces have recently com
pleted the task of putting down 2,
500 feet of 4-inch lines on Balsam
Street from Brown Avenue, and 4
hydrants. This gives a larger line,
and a circulating system on Bal
In recent months 5.500 feet of
six inch mains have been installed
in the Aliens Creek area, Mr. Fer
guson said. ',;-' .' " '.
Mr. Ferguson did not say how
long he expected the forces to
take to complete the job on Al
iens Creek. ! ,
BARBERS LEAVE TO
ATTEND ROTARY METTING
Tonight At 8:30 :
The Jaycees have announced
that the Street Dances will begin
These dances, which were indeed
big successes last year, will be held
every Thursday night.
All proceeds will be used for
recreational facilities in Waynes
ville. The dances begin at 8:30 in the
parking lot next to the Court house.
Bug Kuykendall will do the call
ing. . 1
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Barber', Jr.
left today for Detroit, Mich., where
they will attend the annual conven
tion of Rotary International. Mr
Barber is president-elect of. the
Waynesville Rotary Club,
(To Date) '
Injured .... 10
(This . information com
piled from Records of
Stata Highway Patrol)
Mr MrO-RCken Will V1S11 Ii