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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. 67 14 PAGES Associated Press
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 21, 1950
lid county has 11 Girl
oons right now.
ily two of them have lead-
officials here face the job
the nine other troops
bv September'. 1,
lone interested In this work
to get in touch with Mrs.
flrvin M. Wclr, Haywood
health officer, today re
parents that their children
lhow immunization certlfl-
kforc they can be admitted
il this term.
jutted the state law requiring
flrtren to be immunized
diphtheria, smallpox and
ht much before thev reach
k of one year.
irinripal or teacher, he add
il)ermitted to enroll a child
fits not have a certlhcate
if. he or she has been im
ict against these diseases.
health officer explained that
lertificates may be obtained
from the county health Of-
from the family physician.
recommended that the lm
At ion be done by the family
an, though in some cases
alth department can handle
Jib should be done, he cau-
lo protect the child and the
Irn with whom he would come
Lady Of The Lake
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MISS LAKE JUNALUSKA of 1950 Is the newly crowned queen,
Miss Frances Cobb, of Largo, Fla. Miss Cobb was crowned queen
Saturday in a colorful coronation In the auditorium at Lake Juna
luska. More than 4,000 people attended the impressive program.
The queen was recently elected in the annual popularity election.
She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Cobb, of Largo, Fla.
She will be a senior at Wesleyan College, In Macon, Ga.. this fall.
lv (Staff Photol.
(See Story on Page 4)
Large Crowd Expected
iter M. Whisenhunt, 58, farm
fan of the Mountain Expert-
Station here, died suddenly
f home here Sunday after-
native of the Riceville sec-
he had been connected with
Experiment station 35 years.
as at Swannanoa 29 years be
The eleventh annual meeting of j
the Haywood Electric Membership
Corporation will be held Saturday
at the Waynesville Armory.
Co-od manager R. C. Sheffield
of Weyncsville said In his an
nouncement today that the ses
sion would open at 10 a. m.
A record turn-out is expected.
Princapal business on the pro
gram will be the submission of
the financial progress reports and
the election of 11 directors for the
next 12 months.
Rounding out the session will be
an entertainment program, the
chntulnff nf films on th use of
electricity on the farm and in the
For State Head
A county-wide meeting of rural
leaders and school principals Tues
day night will be one of a series
of final preliminaries to the open
ing of the new school term August
County Schools Superintendent
Jack Messer, calling the meeting
for 7:30 p.m. at East Waynesville
School, urged all Parent-Teacher
Association officers, chairmen of
Community Development Program
organizations, and local school
committeemen to attend the ses
sion for conferences with the
On Thursday, he also announced.
11 the county teachers will meet
at the Hazelwood School for dis
cussion of matters pertinent to the
new school year and the opening
of the new term.
This one will run from 10 a.m.
to approximately 3 p.m.
The teachers will take time out
about noon to have lunch in the
At the same time, the Haywood
education chief said school buses
would be Issued drivers outside of
the Waynesville district this Fri
day, The Waynesville district driv
ers will get fheir vehicles on Sat
Meanwhile, Mrs. Rufus Siler,
supervisor of the school lunch
room program, announced that the
Waynesville Township High
School lunchroom would open for
the new term on August 29. All
others, she added, would open Sep
Mr. Messer also said today sev
eral extra teachers have been add
ed to the county staff to help com
pensate for the anticipated Increas
ed attendance, some 6,300 students
are expected to start the new term
In the district schools about 300
above last year' starting lineup.
The same principals who served
last year will be back again for
duty, he added.
Referring to the atate ge re
quirements fdr school. cbtldrBO, be
again reminded parents that chil
dren may start grade school this
year only If their sixth birthday
falls on or before October 1
The principals went to work
In School MQonl.e
1! JJf JLtXOvfAlkJ
m if A t s
$3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countiea
Wins Flower Show Sweepstakes
MISS PASTY EZELL Is "boning"
for the coming football season
by studying at a school for drum
majorettes in West Virginia.
Waynesville Elks Lodge 1769,
headed by Exalted Ruler Alvln
Ward, Is sponsoring her special
coursewhich started a week ago
for two weeks. (Staff Photo).
2 Highway Patrol
Officers To Soon
Cpl. Pritchurd Smith, of the
State Highway patrol, will come
here September first succeeding
Cpl. John. Carpenter who will take
up duties in charge of the patrol
In Hendersonvllle. " s
The announcement Was' made by
Sgt. T. A. Sandlin, of Hryson City.
"The two men are exchanging
posts," Sgt. Sandlin said, "al
though, Cpl. Smith is actually liv
ing in Asheville, his work is in
August 14 to prepare school bus Hendersontllle."
routes, book assignments, and oth-1 rjpl. Carpenter ca me here a lit
er details, I tic more than a year ago. Col.
moving to Waynesville when I home, and the presentation of
fat ion was established here in
He was a member of the
f Baptist church.
Ineral services will be con-
d tomorrow at 11 a. m. in
f Hie Presbyterian church with
pastor, the Rev. W. M. Hyde,
five pallbearers will be Ken-
OBarr, Neal Duvall, Robert
Howard Bryson. Eugene
h, and Dewey Henson.
n0rW pallbearers will be Dr.
ler Shaw, Dr. Boyd Owen, Dr.
toivard, Dr. J. M. Buchner,
Thomas. Prof S. C. ClaDO.
f l,. Clapp and H. R. Clapp.
rviving are the widow, Mrs
) Koberts Whisenhunt; two
Ray Whisenhunt, assistant
agent of Ash eountv. and
Pl.d Whisenhunt of the home;
daughters, Mrs. Phil Queen,
Katherine Duval and the
;es Dorothy and Alice Whlsen-
an of Waynesville. and Mrs.
Pice Carroll of Lynchburg, Va.;
I orotners, Dudley Whisenhunt
PWannanna onH William Whls.
I"nt of Colorado- a sister Mrs.
. .. . F -
i. Koberts of Swannanoa and
Mr. Sheffield also said arrange
ments are being made with local
merchants to hold an electrical ap
pliance show In conjunction with
This would serve to familiarize
the Co-op members with the latest
models of equipment now avail
able. Plans also will be discussed, Mr.
Sheffield added, to bring electric
service to as many rural people in
the remote areas as possible.
Recently, the organization laun
ched a new $670,000 construction
program aimed to carry electric
service to 1,250 farms and non
agricultural institutions, like
schools, churches, and small industries.
Provision also has been made ior
re-Dhasing the system's main trunk
lines, boost substation capacity, in-
ciaii coptinnalizine switches ana
other new equipment, and build a
new headquarters near waynes
(See REA Page 8)
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Officers and executive commit
tee members of all Young Demo
cratic Clubs in the 12th District,
held a dinner meeting on Friday
night at the Lodge in Waynes
ville. Cole Cogburn, of Canton, Dis
trict chairman, presided.
The purpose of this meeting was
to formulate plans for the' State
YDC Convention which will be
held in Asheville, September 14,
15 and 16th with the 12th District
Tom Garrison, Jr., prominent
young Asheville attorney, is chair
man of this affair, which promises
to be one of the outstanding events
of the season.
Upon a motion made by Senator
Wm. Medford of the Haywood Club,
and seconded by Bob Sloan of Ma
con Club, the 12th District repre
sentatives unanimously endorsed
Rnhert It. Williams. Jr., of Ashe
ville for State President.
Williams has been active in the
YDC for a number of years and
has served as district chairman as
well as western organizer.
Represented at the meeting were
officials and delegates of YDC or
ganizations from Henderson, Cher
okee, Graham, Clay, Macon, Jack
son, ' Swain, Transylvania, Bun
combe and Haywood counties.
Painters and carpenters are put
ting the finishing touches on their
repair work, painting, and general
Smith is in, his early thirties, mar
ried and has one daughter. He has
een with the patrol for a number
of years, and has been stationed in
several of the mountain counties.
Missing In Action
In Korean War
On July 27, Buddy Wright, writ
ing In his fox-hole on the South
Korean front, wrote a letter to his
mother In Waynesville saying he
missed sweets most of all.
That was the last letter Mrs.
Eugene Wright received from her
Last Friday, she received a tele
gram from the Army Department,
saying he has been missing in ac
lion since July 29, two days after
he wrote the letter.
The 18-year-old soldier, whose
legal name is Charles B Wilson,'
was in action with the 24th divi
sion, which has been bearing the
brunt of the fighting against the
North Korean Communists.
During the action, a Life photog
rapher took pictures of a combat
patrol moving up a Korean road.
One of the soldiers was either
Buddy or someone who could have
been his twin brother.
Mrs. Wright wrote a letter to the
magazine asking for identification.
She has not yet received a reply,
but she Is convinced the soldier in
the picture was Buddy.
Hundreds Of Beautiful
Flowers Color Clyde Show
Mrs. Devoe Medford last Thurs
day won the top honor in ine viyue
sho was presented a beautiful
loving cup after she was judged
the winner of the snows sweep
stakes. ' ...
Mrs. C. E. Brown, Jr., ana mrs.
Curtis Rogers tied for honorable
mention. - .
The Parent-Teachers Associa
tion was judged the winner of the
club division. The Clyde Future
Homemakers of America placed
second, and the Clyde Home Dem
onstration Club finished third in
that division, v
The P-TA was awarded a plaque
for its beautiful entry.
urn. Medford. in gaining the
grand' prize, placed first in two'
divisions, and second In three oth
The Show, exhibiting hundreds
of beautiful arrangements and in
dividual specimens, attracted large
throngs to the Clyde School Gym
nasium. The successful evept was spon
sored by the Clyde Woman's Club.
Serving as Judges were Mr. and
Mrs. W. Sherrod McCall, Mrs
Harry Lutz, and" Miss Nancy Kll
lian. The results: V
Sweepstakes won by Mrs. De
voe Medford; Mrs. C. E. Brown,
Jr., and Mrs. Curtis Rogers, hon
Club Entry won by Parent-
Teachers Association; 2 Clyde
(See Clyde Pate 8)
Beta Sigma Phi's
Beta Sigma Phi's final danre nf
the summer season will be held
Saturday night at the Piedmont
with Eva Boatwright and her
The dancing will be done from
9 P. M. to 1 A. M.
The profits from these summer
dances will help, pay for the lunches
the sorority provides for many of
Haywood County's underprivileged
school children during the year
Miss Edna Summerrow, Beta
Sigma's president, is general dance
A caravan of more than 175
autos carried approximately 1,200
Masons and members of their
families to the Cherokee Drama
The trip to the Pageant featur
ed the opening program of the an
nual Suhimer Assembly of the
Grand Council, Royal and Select
Masters of North Carolina here.
The visitors and their hosts of
the Waynesville Masonic bodies
left the Waynesville Armory be
hind their police escort of Town
Policeman Jerry Rogers and State
Highway Patrolman Joe Murnll
early In the evening for the trip
Local observers described It as
the largest motorcade ever as
sembled In Haywood county.
Today, another trip to another
scenic spot Is planned for the
Masons and their guests.
At 2:00 p. m. a scenic motor
trip will be formed in front of the
Armory and proceed to the Ma
sonic Marker at Black Camp Gap.
This monument to Cryptic Mason
ry was conceived and erected by
Most Illustrious Companion T,
Troy Wyche, Past Grand Master of
the Grand Council of North Caro
lina. It was dedicated In 1938 by
Most Worshipful Thomas J. Hark-
ens, Past Grand Master of Masons
In North Carolina. The public Is
Most Illustrious Companion Os
car T. Hawkc, Grand Master of the
Grand Council of Royal and Select
Masters of Ohio will make the ad
dress after the picnic dinner.
On Monday evening at 8:00 p.m
in the First Presbyterian Church of
Waynesville, a Masonic address will
be delivered by the Reverend and
Eminent Sir Knight Marvin W
Chapman, pastor of the First Bap
tlst Church of Franklin. '
The public is cordially Invited
to this service. Charles L. Islcy
will be In charge of the music.
They'll leave In another motor
cade from the Armory at 1:30 p.
m. Tuesday tit a pHrfttc flf TfleTlhk
Beds in the Plsgah Forest.
All Masona and members of the
Order of the Eastern Star arc In
vited on this excursion.
Arrangements workers urged all
planning to attend to be at the
Armory with full picnic baskets by
12:30 p. m.
Anyone wishing to have baskets
called for at their home Is ad
vised to phone Mrs. Joe Liner at
In the event of rain, the picnic
will be held at 1:30 p. m. at the
For information in regard to bas
kets, please call the basket com
mittee of Mr. William Chambers,
Jr., D. F. Whitman, R. M. Flo, and
C. H. Metcalfe.
There will be no need to include
(See Masons Pate 8
WALTER TALIAFERRO won th sweepstakes prize at the second
annual Flower Show sponsored by the Richland Garden Club here
last week. He Is a rising senior at St. John's, and the son of Mrs.
Janie I-ove Mitchell Taliaferro, (Staff Photo).
Opens At Lake Junaluska
J. M. LONG AT HOME
J. M. Long, who has been re
ceiving treatment at Norburn Hos
pital, Asheville, for Injuries receiv
ed In a fall two weeks ago, Is now
convalescing at his home on the
Country Club Drive.
The 65th annual meeting of the
Haywood Baptist Association will
meet Tuesday and Wednesday with
the Spring Hill, Sunny Point, and
Mount Zion Churches.
The announcement of the pro
gram was made today by the Rev.
M. L. Lewis, Association moderator
who is pastor of the Hazelwood
Other officers are M. C. Wyatt,
vice-moderator; Mrs. Award Cad
dis, clerk; and Neal Webb, treasurer.
Mother Of Mrs. W.
Curtis Russ Taken
By Death Saturday
Mi's. Foster Bennett. 80, mother
pLMrs. Wv CitilW RtiMvtVWwM
ville, died early Saturday morning
at her home In Hendersonvllle, fol
lowing a heart attack suffered i
few hours earlier. She had not been
Mrs. Bennett, a native of Greene
ville, Tennessee, was a daughter of
the late Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Carter-
She was the oldest member of the
First Baptist Church In Hender-
sonville in point of years of con
tinuous membership. Her husband
is a well-known lumber and build
ing supply dealer.
Funeral services were conduct
ed Sunday afternoon in the First
Baptist Church at Hendersonvllle
with the Rev. D. H. Daniel, pastor
and the Rev. B. E. Wall of Ches.
ler, S. C, and the Rev. Broadus
Jones of Raleigh, former pastors.
officiating. Interment was In Oak
Pallbearers were Noah Holh
well, J. M. Stewart, Allard Gar
ren, C. T. Jervis, W. B. Sinclair,
and J. J. Jenkins.
Surviving, in addition to the
husband, are a son, Roy C. Ben
nelt, Sr., of Hendersonvllle; three
daughters. Miss Myrtle Bennett
and Mrs. Hoy Tillolson of Hendcr
sonviile, and Mrs. Russ; six grand
children; and one great-grandchild
Haywood's Touring Farm
Families Return Home
The Chamber of Commerce is
staying open late through most of
the week to take care of the in
creased volume of summer visit
ors travelling In this section.
Mrs. Gordon Schenck, Chamber
secretary, reminded tourist facility
operators today that the office re
mains open until 9 p.m. every Tues
day, Wednesday, Thursday and Fri-, terry. No serious injury or sick-
By M ,T. BRIDGES
4 Staff Correspondent
The 186 participants that loft
last Monday on the 1800-mile Farm
Tour, returned to Waynesville late
Sunday night after having seen
some of the wonders of the eastern
seaboard in their week-long jour
ney. The trip was not hampered by
any serious trouble, the only hm-
derance to the four large buses and
seven private cars, came Friday
when one of the buses burned out
a clutch across the bay from Nor
folk and had to be pushed to the
celery, onions, and other vegetables i matter
Farm Leaders To
Seek Extra Buyers
For Burley Mart
A group of farm leaders from
Western North Carolina burley
growing counties left today to try
to obtain a second set of buyers for
the Asheville tobacco market next
Haywood Farm Bureau President
Oral Yates of Iron Duff said before
he left that he and the other mem
bers of the party would confer in
Washington and New York on the
Two bishope preachad from the
Junaluska Assembly pulpit Sun
They were Bishop Paul B Kern,
of Nashville, Tennessee, and Bishop
Clare Purcell, of Birmingham, Ala
The Sunday acrvlces launched
Matter MthwM eMif-rpif at
this church center. A Conference
on Evangelism, featuring methods,
lectures, and evangelistic preach-ing.
The ensuing week will also in
clude a meeting of the College of
Bishops of the Southeastern Juris
diction of The Methodist Church.
Bishop Roy H. Short, of Jack-
sbnvUle, Florida, is president of
the Southeastern Episcopal Col
lege. During their sitting the lush
ops will appbint delegates to the
prfroacMlng Methodist Unimeti-
Ical Conference which will meet in
Oxford, England in Srptembor.
This Is a decennial gathering of
Methodists from all parts of the .
Dr. John W. Shackf ord, of New
port News, Virginia, delivered the
closing address, Friday night of a
Conference on Christian fcduca
tlon which opened here on the nih
of August. Speaking on ' Chris
tian Education for Whom and For
What," Dr. Shackforcl expressed
the opinion that Protestant! ha-l
depended too much on pulpit
preaching and not cnoimh on
Christian education through var
ious channels of creating p'lblte
opinion, including the home, ele
mentary schools and i-tiU'.tions
of higher education. .
The Rev. Mr. Dawson Bryan, ot
the national Board of Evangelism
at Nashville, will speak daily at
9:30 a. m. during the Coufaranc
Other speakers arc: Bi hop Pur
cell, programmed for 11 a in. and
8 p. m Monday; the Rev. 1). Clov.s
Chapell of Nashville; Dr. Leonard
Cochran, Columbia, Ga., and Dr.
Jesse N. Bader ot New York.
day; and until midnight or 12:30
a.m. every Saturday.
She asked tourist court operators
to contact the Chamber of Com
merce whenever they are unable to
accommodate visitors. -
Escorts will be provided to take
out-of-town guests returning from
the drama to the places where they
are to stay.
ness was reported
Some of the largest and best
farms of this country were visited
by the group: These farms con
sisted of some of the finest beef
and dairy cattle this writer has
had the privilege of seeing.
The group visited large vege
table tracts in the muck section
of New Jersey, and saw acres of
growning on land that had recently
been reclaimed and put into culti
vation in the marshy section.
Also one of the largest dairies
in the northern section was visited
by the group. At Plainesboro, N. J.,
the Walker-Gordon Company was
visited, where the party saw the
Rotolactor in operation. This mod
ern machine looks like a merry-go-round
and the cows are placed on
a revolving disc. When they have
completed their cycle they have
been milked. This particular dairy
milks 1650 cows three times a day
and getting an average of 26,000
quarts per day. :
The Haywood group moved onto
the Del-Mar-Va peninsula, where
they Saw some of the largest poul
try flocks In this country. On one
section of range for the broilers
there were 125,000 birds. The
group saw the process of raising
He said the Western North Caro
lina men would discuss the situa
tion with U. S- Rep. Monroe Red
den of Hendersonville and J. E.
Thigpen, head of the U. S. De
partment of Agriculture's tobacco
Then they would go to New York
for a meeting with J. H. Blount, an
executive of the Liggett and Myers
Tobacco Company on Wednesday.
In the near future, he added, a
delegation would get together with
American Tobacco Company ef
ficials at Durham for the same
Mr. Yates, Democratic candidate i
for state representative from Hay-'
wood, pointed out that the R." J. j
Reynolds Company of Winston-1
Salem was the only major tobacco
firm which had two sets of buyers
at last season's burley market.
Among those making the trip
CALLED TO OHIO
S. A. Furtrcl and J. W. Robin
were called to Toledo tin; morr.ms
on account of the death of tneir
sister. Mrs. Rosa Gilbert. She
died suddenly at her home lata
these chickens from the egg to th with Mr. Yates today were George
(Re Farm Tour Page 8) (bee uurley rage
Injured . . . 21
Killed ..... 5
(This Information, com
piled from , Records of
'State Highway Patrol)
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