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63th YEAR NO. 59 12 PAGES Associated Press and United Press News
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 24, 1930 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countiej
..iiio man. after re-
7 4 A
V,hrmi Call, weiu aiuu..u
I rummaging through
Wers. Finally he found
tnted, put on his hat, and
are vou going?" his wife
Ed's. He just called and
L.rrow a cork screw.
brtcd his wue. apparem-
, rat one with liquor
fath, "Well, you just let
on over here ana gci
,,u don't have to go run-
lerrands for him."
n' face fell into an ex-
If supreme dejection, res-
hP said sadly, "renecis
tst weakness of the fem-
Ltratcs, clearly," he pro-
"why- women cannot De
xidents. control nations,
es, or generally become
powers In world affairs
Wright of Waynesvllle
a but he's "all right," he
recent letter to his moth-
Wricht of Waynesvllle
plained that, for security
he couldn't tell exactly
Korea he was, however.
e, Mrs. Wright is waiting
i a letter she sent to LIFE
whether the soldier she
combat picture published
pni issue actually was
ture was one of a series
Wished tracing the move
U. S. combat patrol loot
orth Korean troops.
tidier, shown carrying
fc automatic rifle, bore
ise resemblance to Mrs.
'right received the letter
Record Crowds Hear Methodist Leader i
ay to get more news is to
tory describing something
fbiggest," or "greatest, or
Iwait for folks to call you
iop your story.
rout we reported in last
r's sidelights as the "big
ortcd" caught this season
fer enjoys that distinction,
I the Ink was dry. on' trht
we were informed that
alhoun's early-season catch
that by about an inch
landed a brown trout
nowblrd Creek near Rob-
He used black fish bait,
asured 20 V4 inches from
tip of tail,
, that one is leading the
the trout fishing contest
ponsored by the Haywood
ver, we'll have to make that
nt with reservations.
of big fish will be caught
we might have to write a
Jut story for next Thursday's
Rogers's catch was a rain-
tut, measuring 10 V4 inches.
it in the gorge of Cataloo-
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Survey Shows Haywoo
Business 30 Per Cent O ver last Year
Teachers Named For
Coming School Term
DR. RALPH SOCKMAN, of New York, drew a record crowd
to the auditorium of Lake Junaluska, as he spoke twioe on world
affairs. He is shown here, with Mrs. Sockman, in the library of
Dr. and Mrs. Elmer T. Clark at the .Lake, where they were over
night guests. Standing behind Dr. Sockman is Admiral W. N.
Thomas, with Dr. Clark on the right. TV, Sockman has been
pastor. of the same church in New York lor the past 33 years.
Russia Putting Up Bluff,
3as! No Desire For War,
Sjfs0r Balph So ckman
Haywood County Schools Sup
erintendent Jack Messer today an
nounced the names of the teachers
elected to positions in the school
system for the next academic year.
He added that the opening of
the term has been set tentatively
for August 28.
During the. year, the students
will have holidays oil Labor Day.
Thanksgiving (two days), and a
Christmas recess, scheduled ten
tatively to start December 21.
The teachers elected for the new
Waynesvllle District Schools
Madison Harwell Bowles, Carle
ton E. Weatherby, Emil A. Gooch,
Jr., Mrs. Ethel Craig Sloan, Mrs.
Alta Louise Ponder Edwards, Mar
garet J. Terrell, Alice Fincher, Mrs.
Grace A. Stamcy, Mrs. Mary El
more Burgess, Carl R. Ratcllffe.
John Dudley Moore, Hazel Fran
ces Wright, Betty Lou Bass, Har
riett Ellen Phoenix, Margaret Irene
Chambers, Charles, Loo lsley, Jr.,
Robert Alexander Campbell,- Alma
Mae Jackson, William Marshall
Teague. Robert Seago, John H.
Nesbitt, Mrs. Lawrence Leather
wood, Mrs' Rozclle S. Nesbitt,
Kannie Howell, Margaret Perry.
Mrs. Inez Cloud Brooks, Nancy
fl's now can obtain house
fg and other loans directly
,he federal government.
jwood Veteran's Service Of-
fruce Brown today reported
jeteran's Administration re-
announced changes in its
governing the procedure from
ng such loans.
said the new rules permit
c veterans to obtain needed
directly from the govern
where they cannot do so
h their local commercial
changes, he declared, affect
f stern North Carolina com
pes with thp exppntinn of
ille and Morganton. In these
twns, he explained, local com
d institutions have been able
fdle veterans' loan matters,
fSee GI Loans Page 6)
Draft Board Asks
Changes By Mail
"Members of the Haywood County
Dijaft Board today urged that any
change of status of registrants be
sefctthem by mail and not given
to'atiy member of the board.
Telephone calls, and personal
messages might easily be misplac-
edrfltsinterpreted," W. A. Brad-! road ahead,
lefealrroari, said. "Since the j ease. God h
olie?wli?,-ftpt-open until August
nrstjfflent to give all in-'
fcna<ing and mail it to
IWf.. ltrauley pwi mai me limy
lnstraohrie'bdard has" to date
is to open, the office in the Court
house on August first. The records
of Haywood men will be brought
back here and will be in the office
on and after August first. At pres
ent all Haywood records are in the
"We . will be 'back in business
August first, and until tiicii we
know very little to pass on about
the work. We will give ample
notice when we get our instruc
tions," he continued.
Aliens Creek CDP
Will Meet Aug, 10
The next meeting of the Com
munity Development Program of
Aliens Creek will be held on Aug-
us 10 in the Aliens Creek School.
according to an announcement
made this morning.
Regular meetings have been
held each Thursday night and at
tention is called to this change.
The .-Rev, Dr. Ralph W, Sockman,
probably the foremost preacher in
America,' spoke Friday noon from
the platform of the Junaluska As'
sombly. under the auspices of a
south-wide . Methodist Laymen's
Conference. "The Road Ahead for
Christian Laymen," was Dr. Sock
Some people, the speaker said,
think that with two world wars in
one generation and the discovery
of new ways of destruction, means
"dead end" and that there is no
road ahead, hut that is not the
as a road ahead and
t is our task to iind it.
Dr. Sockman said he believed
the Iron Curtain of secrecy which
Russia maintains is largely part
pride and part fear. Pride because
they do not want people from other
countries to see the low level of
dailv living and fear for fear the
Russians will learn how comfor
table and well off people in the
United States are. He thought
Russia with her Iron Curtain is
putting up a Giant .bluff and has
no desire for war, "I have pro
found hope." he said, "that inter
national policing such as UN has
established in Korea, will stave off
war. My basic reason for this hope
is spiritual. The Bible says, Be
hold I have set before you a door,
open, and no man can shut it. When
it seems to have reached a dead
end, God opens door. God has a
road and it is our task to find it.
"To find that road, find it, we
must study our guidebook the
Bible to find the way to the goals
of life and a basic philosophy of
life that gives us our ideas of right.
"We must look for lights on the
road ahead to get our direction,
If the Gospel can give us the lant
(Sec Dr. Sockman Page 6)
! Louise Killian, Mrs. Ova
' . w j t.iL tl 1 1 a
guson, wary jvaincnne nanimuii
Mrs. Marietta W. Campbell, Daisy
Coralee Mo.eley,. Ann Elizabeth
McElrath, lvjary Adeline Boone
Patrick, Mrs. Hannah Allison, Lou
Belle Boyd." Mrs. Lois Clark Holly-fiold,-
Mrs. J. C. Patrick, Mrs. Lo-
-ijowvUoy-Cperr Mrs-- Xk-
othy Tflley Wyke, Lawrence B.
Leatherwood, Mrs. Annie P. Led
better, Ella Francis Bryson, Mrs.
Irene Grant, Lois Harrolcl, Eula
Patterson, Eunice Stacy, Mrs, Ina
Fannie Mae Hamrick, Daisy
Boyd, Mrs. Mary Lot' Moody, Mrs.
Samuel Knight, Mrs. Gussie M.
(See Schools Pace 6)
General William F. Dean, com
inander of the 24th lnfautry
Division, in Korea, is still re
ported missing. The general
was a target for throe shots from
a Red Sniper. He calmly re
marked: "It's rotten shooting.
They should have got me." The
general was helping his men
blast a Hod roadblock, then
went -off in-search for some of
his men in the mountains. Hope
is still being held for his safe
return. (International photo).
Neighbors Put On
Bam Roof For A
Korean War Boosts
For Draft Here
The war in Korea sent more than
50 Haywood County mon to the
local veterans' service officer last
week alone, and more than double
that number to inquire about en
listments. County Veterans' Service Officer
Bruce Brown of Clyde today re
ported the 50-plus reported to him
voluntarily to file their required
registrations for selective service
(See Draff-rage ei
Reuben Robertson Speaker
At Industrial Conference
of White Oak, learned his farm
of White Oak, learned his main
needed a new roof, and the elderly
farmers was scheduled to go to the
hospital for an operation, they
handed together and did the work
in one day.
The new metal roof was put on
the huge barn in one day by 17
neighbors. Each man gave his
time to the project. During the
noon hour Mrs. Parlon and daugh
ter served the men a chicken din
ner. It was learned that a "barn rais
ing" is slated to be staged in the
community within a short time, as
a means of helping another citizen
get a barn built.
"The spirit of being good neigh
bors has been helpeii by the Com
munity Development program," a
Of Record Volume
Haywood county's tourist busi
ness already Is 30 per cent greater
that It was through the same per
iod last year.
Carl Henry, president of the Hay.
wood County Tourist Association,
said this in reply to a newsman's
question just prior to the opening
of the meeting of the directors of
the Western North Carolina Tourist
Association here this morning.
Predominantly responsible for
this increase, he declared, Is the
Cherokee drama, "Unlo These
Mr. Henry labelled the current
season as "the bes Haywood coun
ty has ever had."
James B. Myers of Bryson City,
president of WNCTA. at the same
time reported that tourist busi
ness was enjoying the same In
crease In Swain county, and also
attributed the cause to the Chero
Col. D. Lee Hooper reported the
tourist business In Jackson coun
ty was "better but not much" com
pared to last season. He is presi
dent of the Jackson County Tour
Representatives of other western
counties in the group also had tho
same favorable reports, though
they said some tourist facility
operators reported business was
The Cherokee drama generally
was credited with the Increased
business in this western section.
However, even in one place
which Is "off the track of the
drama reported business was much
belter this season.
Mrs. J. B. Tweed of Hot Springs
owner at Tweed's Court nd Madi
son county dlrertorln the WNCTA
reportd she has not had a vacancy
since the first of June.
The so-called "off-season" months
also brought her a heavy volume
of tourist trade.
"Business was wonderful in
March and April," she declared.
"Most of this came from Mid
western people travelling home
ward from Florida vacations."
Mr. Henry, owner of Twinbrook
Resort on the Soco Gap Road, also
reported new trends in tourist
"People are staying for shorter
periods in the tourist courts, but
(Sec Tourist Business Page 6)
RED BOXCARS HIT BY U.S. RAIDERS
Hi, Attn ...,. .J
THE TARGET ot a U. S. Air Force mission over an enemy-held position
In South Korea, thest boxcar go up In smoke and Barnes after direct
hits by U. S. fliers. This picture wai made by a Jet reconnaissance plana
that accompanied the raider! over a rail aiding some flva miles south
of Suwon. The damage was caused by jet fighters equipped with rockets
and machine guns, (United State$ Air Force Photo from International)
Predicts Russia Will Attack America
tollman Points Out That
Total Preparedness In
U. S.is Mol radical
Miss Smathers Is New
Queen Of Folk Festival
Nay, July 24 Partly cloudy
farmer with scattered after-
"hundershnwrs Mnnrtav nd
a " j -
icial Waynesvllle temperature
corded by the staff of the
e Max. Min. Precp.
20 ' 85 60
21 ...82 63 .27
" -. 79 54
23 ................ 83 66
Reuben Robertson, president of
The Champion Paper and Fibre
Company, said last week the key
to industrial progress lies in con
geniality, consideration for the in
dividual, communciation of ideas,
with ', cooperation resulting from
He referred to these factors as
"our Four C formula," in his ad
dress before national industrial
executives at Asheville.
He was one of the featured
speakers later at the 1950 Southern
Industrial Relations Conference,
which is held every summer at the
Southern YMCA Assembly near
Black Mountain. .
Discussing the "formula he de
riarprf that "when these C's are
.28 rules of dally conduct and not
Miss Adrienne Smathers of Can
ton was crowned Queen of the 1950
Haywood County Folk Festival Sat
urday night as the colorful cere
monies climaxed '. " "'
t h e three - day !
event at the Can-1
Recreation Park, j
Miss Smathers, j
a s t r 1 k t n g bru
nette, was 't h e
from a field of 15
She won the
grand prize, but
every other con
testant in t h e
event, received an
award, donated by
of the Canton
Miss Dot Norris
of Waynesvllle tc
won the contest
of the queen was
the final feature
in the three-dayj
of colorful activ-c
ities that brought thousands of
merely slogans-, cooperation fol
lows as readily as a shadow follows
a moving object."
The Asheville meeting was held
on the eve of the opening of the
Referring to each point in his
statement, he said:
"Congeniality makes for team
"Consideration must be given
the rights and feelings of others.
"Cmmunication of ideas and dis
cussion of all matters of mutual
interest, and the elimination of
barriers like prejudice', hostility
and indifference will spur true co
"Cooperation is the resultant i people to the Park
rt nthp, thr T's.' " I The visitors saw some of the
Be Made On Local
The Wayncsville Post Office is
going to have its face and its
Col. J. Hardin Howell, Wayncs
ville postmaster, announced today
contracts were let recently to widen
the driveway ana me panting area
by about six feet each.
He added contracts are schedul
ed to be let later for repainting
both the interior and the exterior
of the building.
Col. Howell said the widening
of the driveway should prove con
venient particularly to the "high
way post-office," the postal truck
which operates on the roads.
He explained that the improve
ment would permit the big vehicle
to pull into the driveway close to
the working rooms of the post
Now the truck has to park on
(See Post Office Page 6)
In Beta Sigma
Phi Baby Event
Allen Davis was crowned king
and little Miss Rose Ann Green
was crowned queen last week-end
n the Beta Sigma Phi Baby Con
The event was held in connec
tion with the sorority s variety
show. "Trippln' Around," which
was staged Friday and Saturday
Allen is the son of Mr, and Mrs.
Lee Davis, and Rose Ann is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Horace
The winners and the members
of the court were elected by popu
lar vote cast during hte last two
Others elected were: princess
Nan Woodard, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Charlie Woodard; prince
Billy Porter, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Duchess Sandra Sue Sctzer,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl
Setzer; duke Donny Moore, son
(See Baby Contest Page 6)
Two Men Taken
For Trying To
Get On The Wagon
Two men were- picked up by
officers Friday for falling off the
wagon and trying to get on it at
the same time.
Polire Chief Orville Noland re
ported a Chevrolet convertible
carrying the mbn sailed into the
rear end of the town water wagon
as it was going slowly down the
highway near Wayncvilla Motor
Court toward Waynesville.
He said the two were under the
influence of intoxicants.
Richard Mull, a town employee,
suffered painful bruises to his hip
and knee when he was knocked off
the truck by the impact.
He was released from Haywood
County Hospital after first-aid
The body of the convertible, a
late model, was badly damaged,
but the water truck escaped any
thing more serious than a few
dents here and there.
Both defendants were released
on bond last week-end.
Cruso To Visit
L. Crabtrcc Tuesday
The residents of Cruso will visit
Lower Crabtree Tuesday for an
inter-community field day and farm
The lour will start ai 10 a. ni. at
C. T. Ferguson's store, with the
picnic lunch to be held at Crabtree
Iron Duff, School at about noon.
The recreation program will be
held in the afternoon.
Red Cross Bloodmobile
'Heinz W. Rollman. an interna
tional industrialist, and president
if the Wvllco Shoe Corporation
here, pointed out today that "peo
ple blaming the United States for
unpreparedness, because of the
Korean incident, should give more
thought, and study to the prob
lems." Mr. Rollman has traveled exten
sively over the world, and has a
keen insight as to international
situation. He predicted that soon
er or later America will be attack
ed bv Russia. As to the time, he
made no specltfic statement.
His statement, headed: "Com
plete Preparedness or Freedom?" ig
Now that the Third World War
has started in Its own modest way
far away from the shores of our
country, every day we hear people
"Why again are we not pre
pared?" "Why again send our young men
out to be slaughtered?"
"Why again sacrifice lives un
necessarily?" I do not think that these lives
are thrown away intentionally: I
do not think that we are unprepar
ed in order to make life harder
for the wives, mothers and chil
dren of our young men. I believe
that those who complain now mis
understand one of the most funda
mental things of our democratic
way of life. Vou cannot have con
stant and total mobilization all over
the world and at the same time
have total democracy all over the
Do you remember the amount of
what we call "quibbling" and
"fighting" that went on in Con
gress and between Congress and
Administration the last few years?
Do you remember who elected the
President of the United States?
Do you remember who elected the
Congress and the Senators? If you
(See Rollman Page 6)
nation's outstanding square dance
teams and music combinations com
pete for honors in the festival,
which was sponsored by the Vet
erans of Foreign Wars post of
Heading the arrangements was
C. C, Poindexter, Canton's recrea
The American Red Cross Blood
mobile today is paying its third
visit of the year to the Waynesville
Technicians and Red Cross work
ers who accompanied the vehicle
here had finished" the job of set
ting up the donor room in the base
ment of the Waynesvllle Presbyter
ian Church by 10 A. M. as the first
volunteers were registering with
the Gray Ladies of the Waynes
ville Red Cross chapter.
In Charge of recruiting the vol
unteers this time was the Waynes
ville Junior Chamber of Commerce.
A JayCee committee, headed by
Marcus Ward, was making the ar
rangements. A new touch to the campaign of
informing the people of the area
of the value of their blood dona
tions was added last week by Mrs.
Roger Walker, publicity chairman
for the Waynesville area blood pro
gram. She distributed descriptive leaf
lets through the cooperation of
Waynesville and Ilazelwood mer
chants, who passed them out to
their customers. ,
Heading the corps of Gray Ladies
at the donor room was Mrs.
Charles E. Ray. Jr., and Mrs. Felix
Stovall as co-chairmen.
The JayCecs were working last
week to register a record group of
So far, the Ilazelwood Booster's
Club's total of more than 150 is the
record for the local blood program.
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Injured .... 18
-(This Information com
piled from Records of
State Highway Patrol) .