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The Waynesville Mountaineei
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65th YEAR NO. 61 12 PAGES Associated Press and United Press News WAYNESYILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 31, 1950 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
of the evening services
Junaluska last week, the
was longer than usual. As
lomary nour mr aajourn-
ki passed, some in the huge
began to snow signs oi
r restless. "
le nine, . .,..
he energetic pastor of Or
tla.. who was presiding,
brief last announcement,
the hymn number, ask
everyone join "with feel
singing the closing hymn.
.1 i . i .
k audience louna uro nyiuu,
rumble of muffled laughs
bver the audience.
litle of the song was, "The
V Light Is Breaking" :
Champion's New President and
Highway Patrolman Joe
has come to the conclusion
nkers are affected by the
stages of the moon.
Weekends with dark nights,"
with tongue In check, ''we
ve more than a handful of
people walking too close
when the moon is iuii, we
make about 80 per cent
rests." . ' .
k Got One
ears, people have been say
thing Waynesvllle needs Is
lation center for 1U youth.
Waynesville has one now.
fnall one, perhaps, but it's a
Fred Calhoun and her
rr, Kamieen, naa a 101 oi
(eft over in the old VFW
: when they opened Kath
ance studio early this sum-
also had inherited some
ling tables and other recrea-
items from the veterans'
hey decided to utilize the
it takes to Join the Waynes-
tout h Center is a small week-
Inbcrship fee. That takes care
expenses of running the
..... ... .... ..
boys and girls can dance on
dance floor to. the music of
lekelodeon play ping-pong,
ner games in th4 eirtra rooms,
n they get tired they can re-
a snack bar for refresh-
It of Fame
re's nothing like a good fish
it seems, to revive old, al-
story of Coach Carlton
lerby's balloon technique for
results in angling brought a
(rom one of his former stu-
clipping of the story which
d in a Bloomington, Indiana,
apcr, was pasted to a post-
tearing a message from Mrs.
Haynes Smith, former Wav-
Se girl now living in the Mid-
an t heard anything about
nce she graduated about 15
ago," he said. .
W. T. Crawford nf Wivtm.
fas. a. new title in which she
a substantial amount of
s been a great-srandmother
July 1, and is one of the few
n in Havwond Cnuntv uhn
pirn that distinction.
and Mrs. Ross Foltz of
on, Texas, are the Barents of
reat-grandson, who has been
Foltz. Mrs. Crawford's
daughter, Is the former Miss
i Crawford, daughter of Mr.
Mrs. Hilary Crawford, Sr., of
foltz, a Navy veteran of
P War II. crrsriliata nf Thp
M at Charleston, S. C, and of
fuivciauy.ot Wisconsin, is a
p. Crawford has five other
Tho T. ?i I
nday, July 31 Partly cloudy
m with scattered afternoon
"showers, today and Tues-
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Reuben B. Robertson, Jr., left, has been named president of
The Champion Paper and Fibre Company, succeeding his father,
Reuben B. Robertson, Sr., right, who was named chairman of the
board of directors last week.
Promotions Given Father
And Son By Directors Of
Champion Paper & Fibre
WTHS Bani To
Band practice will start Tues
day for some 150 of "Wayncsville
High School's musicians.
This wag announced today by
Band Director Charles Isley.
The concert band will resume
practice at 7:30 p. m. Tuesday after
Mr. Isley expressed hope that if
enough members attended August
practice, several out-door concerts
can be given as an added attrac
tion to Waynesville's summer visitors.
He is inviting all alumni of the
band, and visiting musicians from
other schools, to play in his group.
Practice for the military band
will be resumed Thursday at 9
a. m., while the Junior band will
practice the same day at 2 p. m.
To Be Host
To Iron Duff
Residents of Iron Duff will be
guests of the Center Pigeon resi
dents for an inter-community farm
tour and field day tomorrow.
The tour will begin at 10:00 a. m.
from Bethel School and will in
clude visits to the homes of George
Stamey, Hascue Kinsland, Louis
Chambers, Way Abel, and Florence
A picnic will be held at the
school at 12:30 p. m. and a re
creational program will follow.
Navy Seaman Oris A. Sizemore,
son of Mr. and Mrs. D, S. Sizemore
of Clyde route 2 recently visited
Athens, Greece, on a cruise aboard
the aircraft Carrier Iyte.
Hay wood Budget Set At $1,157, 165
Rbej vB. Robertson, ' who- has
oecn presiacni oi mc v.namjnm
Paper and Fibre Company since
1946, has been named chairman of
His son, Reuben B. Robertson,
Jr., now serving his fourth year as
executive vice president of the
company, has been advanced to
president, succeeding his father.
Announcement of the father
son promotions was made Wednes
day by the company's board of di
rectors at Champion's general
offices in Hamilton, Ohio.
The new board chairman was
born in Cincinnati, Ohio, and edu
cated in the public Schools of that
He later graduated from Yale
University and received a law de
gree from the University of Cincin
nati. Following his admission to the
bar he practiced law with the firm
of Robertson and Buchwalter in
Cincinnati until he joined Cham
pion in 1907.
He started with the Champion
organization at Sunburst and spent
most of his time until 1935 with
what is now the Canton Division
In 1935, the Champion Fibre
Company of Canton and the Cham
pion Coated Paper Company of
Hamilton, Ohio, were marged under
the name of the Champion Paper
and Fibre Company.
Mr. Robertson, who had served
as president of the North Carolina
company, became the executive
vice president of the new concern.
In 1946 he became president of
the entire organization.
Under his guidance the company
has continued its progressive pro
gram of integrationplant develop
ment and leadership in the field of
The new president of Champion
Is one of America's youngest out
standing business executives. .
He is now serving his fourth
year as executive vice president of
. (See Champion Page 6)
For Aug. 6th
The Salvation Army's 13th an
nual Singing Convention will be
held next Sunday at the Army's
Mountain Mission community cen-,
tor on Max Patch Mountain, I
MaJ. Cecil Brown of Waynesvllle, 1
Commander of the Salvation Army's
Mountain Mission, announced the .
details today, '
She said hundreds of people
from a wide area are expected to
make the trip with picnic baskets
to attend the day-long event.
Last year's Convention attracted
2,000 people. ' . '
Major Brown announced that
Miss Thelma Cotton of Asheville,
a former assistant in the Mount
ain Mission work, and the Rev. L.
G. Elliott, pastor of Waynesville's
First Baptist Church, will be the
Dr. Kelly Bennett, mayor of
Bryson City will serve as master
Miss Colton will speak during
the morning, and Mr. Elliott will
address the audience In the after
noon. Ray Parker, popular Canton sing
er, has been appointed chairman
of music and slnglpg for the con
Among the leading entertainers
will be the Cherokee Indian Quar
tet headed by the Chcrokees' vice
chief, McKinlcy Ross; the Shelton
Family, Friendly Five, Melody
Five, Rock Springs Indian Class,
(See Salvation Army-Page 6)
Missing In Action
V X If X M
CAPT. Z. V. SIZEMORE, 29.
of Clyde, has been reported
missing in action over Korea.
Many Noted Speakers On
Lake Junaluska Program
New faces and new programs will
grace the Junaluska scene, the
week beginning July 31, at which
time Bishop 'Arthur J. Moore, of
Atlanta, Georgia, will preach from
the Junaluska pulpit at 11 a. m. and
Bishop Hazen G. Werner, of Colum
bus, Ohio, will preach at 8 p. m.
Bishop Moore's sermon will mark
the close of a South-wide Mission
Bishop Werner, with other na
tionally known leaders, will be a
featured speaker during the south
wide Pastors' and District Super
intendents' Conference, July 31
August 5. Other platform speakers
for the conference are Dr. Henry
HJtt Crwje, pastor of Central
Methodist Church in Detroit, and
Dr. E. McNeill Poteat, minister of
Pullen Memorial Baptist Church in
Raleigh, North Carolina.
Also beginning July 31, and con
tinuing through August 11. a Lead
ership School for the Southeastern
Jurisdiction of The Methodist
Church is scheduled. The Leader
ship School will cooperate with the
Assembly management and the
Pastors' Conference in the evening
platform through August 5th. In
structors for the Leadership
School Include: Dr. A. R. Mead,
University of Florida. Gainesville;
Mrs. W. B. Ferguson, Nashville,
Tennessee, Dr. Frank M. McKib
(See Junaluska Page 6)
14 Boys Start
At Elks Camp
Fourteen Haywood county young
sters yesterday started their two
weeks' vacation at the b'cautiful
3,000-acre North Carolina Elks
Camp for Boys.
Twelve of them are getting their
vacation as a gift from the Way
nesvllle Elks Lodge and are the
first to be sponsored In the project
launched this year by the local or
ganization. The two other boys are sons of
members of the lodge.
After meeting at the old Masonic
Building, headquarters of the Elks
Lodge, they piled their baggage
into Felix Stovall's truck, then
climbed into the private- cars of
Bob Allison and Dr. Alton Bot
toms, Canton dentist, and headed
The North Carolina camp, inci
dentally, is in South Carolina
just over the state line between
Hendersonville and Greenville.
They'll get close to nature dur
ing their stay away from home, but
they'll keep close touch with what's
going on all over the world, too,
for the camp has a television set
in its dining room.
The arrangements for sending
the Haywood county boys to camp
were handled by a Waynesville
Elks committee headed by Chair
man Herb Singletary.
The boys were selected from
(See 14 Boys Page 6)
Captain Zemrla V. Sl.omnre, 29,
of Clyde has been reported miss
ing in action over Korea, the War
Department advised the family in
He was serving as a bombardier
on a B-26.
A native of Clyde, Captain Size
more is the son of Mr. and Mrs. O.
S. Sizemore. His wife Is the former
Miss Dorothy Cagle of Clyde.
He was graduated from the Clyde
High School and has been serving
in the U. S. Air Force since 1941.
He was with the Bth Air Force dur
ing World War II and made 35
missions In the European Theatre.
Captain Sizemore has received
wings from Bombardier, Navigator
M'fnt1tHr-Hwml-aml-w!w i mrm-
ber of the 84th Bombardier .Squad
ron stationed at Langley Field at
the time he was sent to Korea. He
left the States on July 5.
New Rate Will 1
Be 10 Cents
Under Last Year
Haywood county during the next
fiscal year will operate on $1,157,-
The '195-51 annual budget, an
nounced today by George A. Brown,
Jr., chairman of the board of coun
ty commissioners, tops last year's
by nearly $157,000.
Last year's budget was $300,000
higher than the one for the year
Mr. Brown explained that the
increase was permitted by the In
creased evaluation of property in
the county and by the substantial
surplus left at the end of the last
Last week he announced the
county's tax rate would be $1.40
per $100 valuation a cut of 10
cents per hundred dollars below
the tax for the previous year.
Meanwhile, County Auditor
Charles Metcalfe today announced
that 80.68 per cent of the 1949
taxes hud been collected as of June
30. 1950. ,
Budget requirements . for the
different funds of the county for
(he coming year have been set as
General ... ....$ 82,906.98
County Auditor 6,818.20
County Farm Agent 16,465.00
County Home Agent 4,350.00
County Health Dept. 35.100.60
Total Special $ 62,733.20
Debt Service 74,045.00
Capital Outlay 8,270.06
Current , 120,265.62
Debt Service 49,575.75
Canton City Schools .. 34,800.00
Penalty ...X v 921.24
Olrri'Agir Assistant '""3ut),,0000
Aid to Dep. Children 120,000.00
Library Given Drawings By Artist
v3 lUrfrTi'i'SttJflli i J I
MISS MARGARET JOHNSTON, Haywood Librarian, center,
is shown looking at one Of the original drawings by Corydon Bell,
left, artist, who illustrated the famous books, "Mountain Boy"
and "Pawnee" written by Mrs, Bell, right. The Bells were here
Thursday in connection with the children's reading club spon
sored by the Library, This picture was made in the children's
reading room of the Llbr&ry. (Staff photo).
Artist Donated Sketch To
Haywood County Library
.nnual Federation Picnic
111 Be Held On Saturday
Goes To Europe
Miss Elizabeth Glavich sailed
Friday from Montreal, Canada on a
six-weeks tour which will include
England, Scotland and several
countries on the oCnlhient..
Miss Glavich. who has a position
as medical technician with Dr.
Evans in St, Petersburg, Florida,
was here for a ten-day visit to her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Glavich, before leaving for Montreal.
Wins Golf Match
Mrs. Carolyn Kilpatrick defeat
ed Mrs. Winifred Stoker 6 and 4
in the final match of the women's
July golf tournament at the Way
nesville Country Club last. Friday,
In the consolation match Mrs.
Evelyn Hyatt defeated Mrs. Gladys
Brown 4 up.
In the special weekly event, Mrs.
Ann Woody won low net score on
the odd holes in Class A and Mrs.
Sunice Roberson was in Class B.
Among Noted Lake Speakers
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The annual Haywood County
Farmers Federation picnic will
furnish string music, comic stunts,
farm information, and a general
good time at East Waynesville
School auditorium next Saturday,
August 5th, starting at 10 a. m.
Mrs. Henry Francis is chairman of
the Picnic Committee.
James G. K. McClure, president
of the Federation, announces that
the best collection of talent ever
assembled by the Federation is
scheduled to appear on the pro
gram. Performers will include:
Howard Nash, "the one-man band,"
who plays 17 different instruments
at once, Smiling Red Raper; Steve
Led ford, ace fiddler from Little
Rock Creek; Patsy Megger, agile
Canton acrobat; Mrs. Bascom La
mar Lunsford, Jr., well-known bal
lad singer; Rae Smith, accordion
soloist; and many other entertain
ers. Local musicians, quartets and
choirs are especially invited to
(See Federation Pare 6)
Resident f Thkely Commun
ity will be hosfs to the residents
of Saunook on Thursday, August 3,
for an inter-community farm tour
and field day. 5
The group will assemble at the
home of James Smith at 10:00 a.
m. und following the tour, a picnic
will be held at the Beaverdam
A recreational program will take
place in the afternoon.
The Rev. Carl Campbell of Bir
mingham, Alabama, former faculty
member of the Haywood Institute
of Clyde, filled the, pulpit at the
Dellwood Baptist church yesterday
morning. He was en route to his
home from Cleveland, Ohio where
he attended The World Alliance,
and was accompanied by his wife,
the former Miss Lyda Washington,
also a former teacher of the Hay
Mr. Campbell has served a num
ber of churches during the twenty
five yoar.s since he left Dellwood
and is now pastor of a large church
Around 20 ofiiis former students
heard his sermon Sunday morning.
Around one hundred - children
and adults enjoyed tolks by Thelma
and Corydon Bell, author and il
lustrator of children's books at a
Special powwow for the Cherokee
Indian Reading Club, held Thurs
day morning in the dining room of
the . Firsts Methodist, Church.
The guests were 'introducer f
Miss Margaret Johnston, Haywood
County .librarian and sponsor of
the vacation reading club.
Mrs. Bell told the group how she
came to write "Mountain Boy," the
story about a boy who loved nature -and
birds better than he did his
books. She also showed them the
original Pawnee, an Indian doll
created by her daughter some years
ago, and the inspiration of her de
lightful book, "Pawnee."
Mr. Bell, who is the illustrator of
the books, fascinated the children
by doing chalk drawings of Pawnee
and Mountain Boy and explaining
how illustrations are made for
At the conclusion of the program
Mr. and Mrs. Bell presented one of
I the original drawings from "Mount
ain Boy" to Miss Johnston, to be
used in the Children's Room at tha
After leaving the church they
visited The Book Store and auto
graphed copies of their books for
Special recognition was civen to
a group of members of the Clyde
Reading Club attending the powwow.
BISHOP, ARTHOTJMOORI BISHOP HAZEN O. WERNER
The South-wide Missionary Conference, which began at Lake
Junaluska today, will bring outstanding speakers to the platform
during the six-day session, among them these tv.'a bishops shcvn
Lawrence Leatherwood, presi
dent of the Waynesville Lions Club
has bee. i named deputy governor
for the Lions' District 31-A.
His appointment was announced
at Thursday night's regular meet
ing of the local club by iRchard
Bradley, whom Mr. Leatherwood
t succeeded this summer as Waynes
ville Club president.
Hugh Montelth of Sylva, the
district governor, made the ap
District 31-A Includes the Lion
clubs in the extreme western sec
tion of the state.
Mr. Leatherwood, 39-year-old
principal of the Hazelwood Ele
mentary School, last year served as
zone chairman for the Transylvania-Haywood-Jackson
includes five clubs.
Since he was inducted into the
10-year-old Waynesville Club sev
en years ago, he has served as its
treasurer for three years and a di
rector for two.
' In the entire period of his mem
bership, he has never missed a
In his announcement of the ap
pointment, Mr. Bradley quoted the
district governor as saying that the
(See Leatherwood -Page 6)
August In Fla.
The Rev. Malcolm R Williamson.
paMor of the First Presbyterian
j Church, will leave Thursday to
'spend the month of August in
j Hollywood, Florida where he will
i supply the pulpit of the First
, Presbyterian church there. He Will
be accompanied by his son, George
During Mr. Williamson's absenc
1 lie pulpit of the Presbvterian
Church here will be filled by the
Hev. Asa J. Ferry. D. D.. promin
ent minister of the Prebbytenan,
Church U. S. A . w ho is now mak
ing his home in Asheville." :
Lawrence Leatherwood, the
Waynesville Lions ' Club's new
president, has another job. He
was named deputy district gov
ernor for the area containing
Lions Ciubs in the far western
section of the state.
' (To Date)
(This Information com
piled from Records of
Stte Highway Tatrol)