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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
65th YEAR NO. 63 12 PAGES Associated Press and United Press News WAYNESYILLE, N. C MONDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 7, 1930 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
heavily, he was easing
of the vessel when
bughing gaily, tossed his
the deep end.
raso of horror and an-
Eire off his shirt and his
dove into- the Metnocust
dive succeeded only In
some silt on the bot-
t wasn't until ten dives
of tortured lungs later
tally managed to rescue
he sat there, panting
the dock, he looked at
to see wnai ume " was.
forgotten to take It off
Lent swimming for his
New Town Budget .
Set At Over $256,000
fceapolis, Minn., woman
in behalf of her hus
uther day, admitted on
nlnation that he beat her
fcnally but said outside of
fes a perfect husband. And
fcs to mind the story of
traveling men who were
a hotel lobby one night.
suffering of nostalgia
on bragging on his wife,
ung many of her fine qual
you mean to tell me that
doesn't have a single
ked the other salesman
'getting fed up on so much
ion. "Well," replied the
:she has even the slightest
!e of a fault It is that she
loudly when she s
nan, discussing the Korean
got the bull by the tall
have to look It straight In
t Bids On
Famous Speakers At Lake
DR. TOYOHIKO K A G A W A ,'
evangelist, social reformer, poet
and author, was a member of a
group of Japanese who carne to
America to try to bring peace
before World War II. He was ar
rested three times by Japanese
for his statements.
Tax Rate To
$1.40 Per $100
Watermelon Kings Summer Time
MARTIN MELoLLER. anti
Nazi Protestant theologian whose
opposition to state totalitarian
ism landed him in a German
concentration camp ftr five
years, is on the Lake program
Speakers On Lake Program
flay wood Electric Member
rporauon win open a new
ds at 7 p. m. August U on
fcf making improvements on
ree bids opened last'Thrus
e rejected, Manager R,
A said in his announcement
pork will be on six miles of
conversion or rephasing of
is of lines in all the coun-
rved by the rural electric
live; switching and voltage
on stations at Clvde and
and the Installation of
plizing switches on the en-
bids opened last Thursday
ten submitted by the Roy
s Construction Company of
ton, Ga., for 1134,353.90;
y H. Smith Construction
ny, Greensboro, N. C. $131.-
and the E. C. Bridges Con-
n Company, Health Springs,
pling the engineering work
projects will be B. O. Van-
ngineers, Inc., of Charlotte
Iron Duff Home
A fire shortly after dawn today
destroyed the two-glory home .of
Frank M Davi."lron Puff dairyman
and civic leader.
, Fire, Chief Clem Fitzgerald said
the frame dwelling was blazing
freely when he and other firemen
arrived shortly after 5:30 a. m. But
1 hey . managed to save some near
Furnishings In the first floor
rooms were saved, but everything
else in the house was lost.
Chief Fitzgerald said the blaze
started in the chimney of the
house and flames ignited the up
per story while Mr. Davis and his
family were having breakfast.
They all managed to escape the
dwelling without Injury.
Mr. Davis' home place has been
the scene of many picnics and other
community gatherings. Members
the Haywood-Jackson Counly
Fox Hunters Association, which Mr
Davis heads as Its president, met
there regularly for weekly hunts.
Chief Fitzgerald said the lack
of a large supply of water hindered
the firemen's efforts.
ad Of ATU In
Reece of Wavnesville. hs the
Jiief of the V. S. Alcohol Tax
Waynesville officer, who
td the ATU's Ashevtlle office
pe last seven vears. herame
ird man In eight months to
Pmed to the Winston-Salem
P served with the federal law
pment agency for 19 years,
day. August 7 -Fair and not
change in temperature Mon-
inicial Waynesville tempera
s recorded by the staff of
pie Test Farm).
fe Max. Min. Precp
P 3 - 80 . 63
fst ; 78 4S
1st 5 . ;. oa .
1 88 "45
To Speak Here
Dr. Mason Crum. author of "The
Story of Lake Junaluska," and Miss
Sara Jenkins, author of "The Lost
Lamp," will speak on their" experi
ence as writers, in the assembly
room at the First Preshyterian,
Thursday afternoon, at 3:30 o'clock.
The program Is being sponsorea
by the Haywood County Library
with the assistants of the Waynes
ville Woman's Club.
A social hour will follow the
talks and a silver offering will be
taken for the benefit of tne uo
The public is invited.
Perhaps the most impressive ar
ray of speakers at the Lake Juna
luska Assembly will be at Lake
Junaluska for the week August
6-12, the time of the General Con
On the programs internationally
known leaders will discuss "An
Adequate Faith lor our pay"
Speakers ' Include Methodist
Bishops Arthur J. Moore and Ivan
Lee Holt, of Atlanta and St. Louis,
respectively; publisher for a de
nomination of eight million mem
bers, Dr. Roy L. Smith, of Chicago
and Nashville, Tennessee; the
great Lutheran leader, Martin H
Niomoeller, whose opposition to the
Nazi regime in his native Germany
led to his imprisonment in a con
centration camp; Mrs. Niemoeller,
who' carried on his work during his
Toyohiko Kagawa, Japanese
Chritian leader, poet, social re
former and evangelist, noted for
his work in the slum areas of Ja
pan's large cities.
Dr. Gordon Rupp, a great intel
lectual of Great Britain who Is
serving as exchange professor of
theology at Emory University, Ga.;
and President Hollis Edens of Duke
Opening the series, Bishop
Moore was heard Sunday, observed
as annual Junaluska Day.
Bishop Holt Sunday also, on the
subject, "Are We Afraid?"
The Rev. Dr. David H. Reed,
noted Scotch clergyman, and chap-
Jain of Edinborough University, is
programmed ' for addresses 7:30 p.
m. August 8 and August 10, and
8:30 p. m. August 11, and 11 a. m.
Dr. Rupp is to speak at 11 a. m.
and 7:30 p. m. August Hi Bishop
Moore will deliver his second ad
dress this evening; Dr. Smith will
be heard at 10 a. m. August 8 and
9; Bishop Holt, another address at
10 a. m. Monday, the 7th and 11
a. m. Tuesday, the 8th, when he
will speak on "The Methodist
Church and The Churches in
Dr. Niemoeller will be heard
Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Mrs. Niemoeller is scheduled to
(See Lake Junaluska Page 6)
The Town of Waynesville will
operate this next fiscal year on a
budget of $256,115 approximately
$18,000 more than last year.
The tax rate . will remain the
same, at l.u per $iuu valuation,
identical with the county's rate for
The budget was announced Fri
day by Town Manager Grayden
He said the increase in the bud
get was permitted largely by the
Increase in anticipated revenues
from lights and water.
These, In turn, will be greater
because of the increase in value of
property in the town over last year.
The current valuation Is esti
mated at $4,000,000 half a million
greater than the 1949-90 figure.
Most of the budget Increase was
assigned to the general fund, which
includes the administration, police
and fire departments, and capital
outlay in watcrllnes, streets and
lighting. This capital outlay In
cludes improvements In these fa
cilities and services. "
Collections on the 1950 tax levy
is estimated at $47,600, while the
levy for 1950-51 is set at $56,000.
Of the budget requirements,
$31,720 Is labelled for service on
The revenue estimated for the
fiscal year ending June 30, 1951,
other than the tax levy, is $202,015.
Of the total budget requirements,
$92,570 Is listed for ' the general
fund, $34,500 for streets, $70,890
for lights, and $26,435 for water.
23 Haywood Farmers
Receive Good Profits
J In Hatching Egg Field
These little girls spent part of their tune at the Federation picnic
paying tribute to the watermelon. They were photographed Just
as they took another deep plunge. (Staff Photo).
1,500 Attend Annual
Federation Picnic Here
Reservoir To Get
New Outside Wall
The Town board of Aldermen
plan: to let a contract Tuesday
morning for the exterior resurfac
lng of the 250,000 gallon reser
voir The estimated cost will be
about $4,000, according to G. C
Ferguson, town manager.
The 2-Inch surface will be forced
on under pressure, and tled-in with
steel mesh, it was explained. The
treatment will hold for a number
This is the smaller reservoir of
the two operated by the town. The
other, holds about a million gallons.
Mr. Ferguson said that the sys
tem is not supplying more tnan
a million gallons of water daily to
Waynesville, Hazelwood and Lake
Hold Public Meet
The newly created zoning com
mission of Waynesville will hold
a public meeting on the night of
August 29th at the town hall, It was
announced today by Rufus Siler,
chairman of the commission.
George Franklin, attorney for
the N. C, Municipal League, and
a specialist .in zoning, will be here
for the meeting, and present maps
and pweiflcationsTrtattve-1o' thi
Other members of the commls
slon are Charles E. Hay, W. Hugh
Massie, Charlie Woodard and
David Underwood, Jr.
Reunion Is Set
The 20th annual Cataloochee
Reunion will be staged on Sun
dav at Palmers Chapel, with an
all-day program, featuring Admiral
W. N. Thomas as speaker at eleven
o'clock. The annual picnic dinner
will be served at noon.
Last year nearjy 1,000 attended
Mack Caldwell, of Mt. Sterling,
Chief Standing Deer To
Visit Reading Club
Crews Finishing Work
On Aliens Creek $20,000
Members of the Town water de
partment are scheduled io Degui
work on another 3.000-foot section
Of 4-inch pipe in the Aliens Creek
area The new shipment oi pipe
has Just arrived, and will be put
into use Just as last as workmen
can complete the installation,; it
was learned from G. C. Ferguson,
The installation of this unit will
make about 13,000 feet that has
hepn nut In Aliens Creek area in
the oast year. The records show
that about 3,000 feet of six-inch;
6,000 feet of four-inch; and 4,000
fpt nf two-Inch ore than 2Va
miles in all, plus a number of fire
hydrants. ,, :
The cost of installing the water
system has been in excess of $20,'
000, Mr. Ferguson said.
The work will be pushed as fast
as practical, due to the fact that
so many wells in the area are go
ing dry. The project was delayed
several weeks due to scarcity of
"We got the shipment just in
time to avoid the higher price,"
Mr. Ferguson pointed out.
The installation of the water
lines by town forces hive saved
from 25 to 33 per cent of the costs
Mr. Ferguson said.
Chief Carl Standing Deer of
Cherokee will be the special
guest at the last powwow of the
Cherokee Indian Reading Club, to
be held Friday morning.
Chief Standing Deer will dem
onstrate the use of the bow and
arrow and blow gun.
He will also present reading cer
tificates to members of the club
who have completed, the reading
requirements neseccary to become
Club members will meet at the
Library shortly before 10 a. m. for
the powwow which will be at 10
Miss Margaret Johnston, county
librarian, and sponsor of the read
ing club, has announced that all
reading lists and book reports must
be In the library by Thursday after
noon so that a final check may be
made before the powwow.
An attendance estimated at 1,500
attended the annual Farmers Fed
eration picnic held at the Fast
Waynesville school on Saturday.
The group enjoyed a full day's pro
gram, with speeches, picnic, water
melon, and lemonade.
Mrs. Henry Francis was in charge
of the lunch committee, and menv
bers of the East Waynesville PTA
served lunch to hundreds of people.
The Federation furnished a truck
load of cold watermelons, and three
barrels of lemonade,
The Wesleyan quartette, led by
C. L Fish, 6f Canton, won first
prize in the quartette singing, with
the Echota quartette of Whlttler
getting aecond place.
Numeroui entertainers appeared
on the program throughout the day,
and Included Shirley and Clovine
Bidder, of Canton, route two;
Boone Price, Fred Hannah, Wllford
Messer and Hugh Price; Raymond
Setzer of Maggie; George and Jean
Mushyhead of Whlttler; Hazel and
Ethel Mcthls of Balsam; and Mack
Hill, Jr., of Canton.
Palsy Msser of Canton did aero
batic stunts during both the morn
ing and afternoon programs, while
Smiling Red Raper sang a number
of request songs, while the Federa
tion band provided music through
out the day.
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Liner took
top honors for having been married
the longest 47 years, while the
youngest married couple prize
(See Farmers Fed. Page 6)
Traffic through the Mountain
Experiment Station here is gain
ing almost daily, it was learned
from Howard Clapp, director in
Visitors to the farm are showing.
a large increase over previous
years, and Interest in the many
projects on the farm are bringing
a lot of people from a wide area.
Twenty-three Haywood poultry-
men are realizing anout a mous
and dollars a week from the sale
of certified hatching eg'js through
the Haywood County Farmers Co
operative. Each week a truck load
of 1,250 dozen to 2,000 dozen are
shipped to hatcheries.
H. M. Dulin, manager of the
Cooperative, said that the price
paid for hatching eggs averages
about twice the price of regular
market eggs. "We have consis
tently been selling $4,000" per
month In hatching eggs, and all
Indications are that the averaga
poultryman will net $3 per hen."
The hatching egg program was
inaugurated here In March 1949,
and while many changes have been
made, Mr. Dulin said,- It now looks
like the correct methods have been
found. . One major change was
raising pullets according to a speci
fied formula right here In the coun
ty. The day-old chicks are brought
In. and fed scientifically for six
weeks. Then after vaccination,
and a careful check, the 6-week
chicks are sold the producers for
The feeding and care Is contin
ued, and it has been found that the
pullets can start producing hatcn
lng eggs by January first. After
a ten-month laying period, the hens
are sold on an advantageous mar
A truck from the Cooperative
picks up the eggs at the farm of
eneh nroducer weekly. A check
for last week's eggs is left, which
means a weekly cash income to the
Mr Dulin said that a goal
3.000-dozen per week was In the
making, and many oi me pro
ducers are nlannlna to trebble
present flocks for next year. He
estimates that 35 to 40 producers
will be engaged in the work next
year. The largest single producer
at present is Jack Rogers, with
flnrlc of 1.200 birds.
The hatchery has given favorable
reports on eggs produced in Hay-
wood, with a hatchability rating
as hlEh as 91 per cent.
The Cooperative has employed
Norton Justice, a specialist, to test
flocks, and render all assistance to
poultrymen that is needed.
"We deliberately started
small, In order to prove that there
was cood money to be made
hatchina eeas." Mr. Dulin said
"Now that we have established
safe, sound and profitable pro
gram, we plan to seek our goal of
3,000 dozen matching eggs per
week. The market Is unlimited,
and everything is favorable for
The Christy strain of New Hamp
shire Reds are used exclusively by
Wounded In Action
Pfo. JACK W.' SISK. 25th Infan
try Division veteran, was report
ed last week as "slightly"
wounded in action in the Korea
war. He is the son of Mrs. Bell
People From All Sections Of County At Picnic
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Mr. and Mrs. Lee Bramlett had
as their guests for the week-end,
Mrs. Bill Rea and daughter. Miss
Anne Rea, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Stokes
and children. Sue Ann and Terry
Stokes, and Mr. and Mrs. Olin W.
Stewart, David Rea and Sintha Lee
Stewart, all of Charlotte. Mrs.
Rea is a daughter of Mr. Bramlett
and Mr. Stokes and Mrs. Stewart
" A motoWSd k0f Dearly 200 Hsy.
wood county civic leaders and
farm people roared off to the Bun
combe county line at 11 a. ni. today
to greet 46 Washington county,
Iowa, 4-H' Club youngsters and
their four adult leaders with a
warm reception. '
The Haywood county folks, with
a State Highway Patrol escort,
were to accompany the visitors the
rest of the way to Waynesville
where another warm welcome
They were scheduled to arrive
at the Court House at 1 p. m., but
were delayed two hours, because of
mechanical trouble with the bus.
There, they were to be greeted
officially by Jonathan Woody on
behalf of the county's civic leaders.
Waiting at the Court House also
Were the Waynesville Township
High School band and the Hay
wood county 4-H clubbers and their
parents at whose homes the visi
tors will be guests during the week.
During the reception they will
receive refreshments served by
the Waynesville Business and
Professional Women's Club.
After the ceremonies, they will
be escorted to the host communis
This is the latest event in an ex
change policy which was inaugu
rated last year.
Last summer, a large group of
Haywood County 4-H members
(See Iowa Page 6)
Colorful Hog Rifle Shoot
To Be Held Wednesday
This is Just five of the 1,500 people who attended the annual Farmers Federation Picnic on Satur
day at East Waynesville school. From left to right: Richard Queen, secretary to Senator Graham;
Fred Campbell, Democratic nominee for sheriff; Oral L. Yates, Democratic nominee for Representa
tive;. Kermit Hunter, author of "Unto These Hills"; Dave J. Boyd, Jonathan Creek farmer, and C,
C. Poindexter, director of recreation of Cantotv The latter ones had already found the bountiful pic
nic table when this picture was made. The others got there soon afterwards. (Staff Photo).
One of Western North Carolina's
most colorful events the annual
Hog Rifle Shoot at Cataloochee
Ranch will be held Wednesday.
Ranch Owner Tom Alexander
said he already has received in
quiries about (he 1950 event from
as far off as Ohio.
Marksmen from nine to 90 from
South Carolina, Tennessee, and
Georgia, as well as North Caro
lina, are expected to trade shots
with their muzzle-loaders for the
quarters of Mr. Alexander's beef
that will be offered as the prizes.
The entrants will compete in
groups acording to age up to 20
ye'ars, 20 to 40, 40 to 60, and over
The winners in the two younger !
groups each will get a forequarter.
The champions in the two older
groups will get a hindquarter
There will be prizes also, Mr.
Alexander added, for the runners
up and the marksmen finishing
third in each division.
The prizes for second place will
be in the younger division (up to
20 years of age), a wool shtrt do
nated by Massie's Department
Store; 20-40 years old, pair of
hunting pants, donated by Park
man's Hardware Store; 40-60,' hunt
ing coat, donated by The Toggery;
60 and over, plaid wool jacket, do
(See Hog Rifle Page 6)
Injured ... 21
(Thla Information com
piled from Records of
State Highway Patrol)
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