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thw morning, everything
. i AfanA at t Hn hnnu
J . .... Cfisum An th
Nest Road. Suddenly the
(s vls broken by a crash
mded like a miniature B-29
the house. Glass flew every-
Lnd there was a piercing
Then all was quiet once a
ried investigation revealed
large and pretty pheasant
mn head-first through a
l.if Ei ass winaow bdoui
f inches. The glass had cut
t. and he lay dead amid the
Shattered window pane.
pheasant, when dressed,
nnund and a half.
Cm Gibbs, caretaker on the
,-, was asked If he would
nheasant. and he replied:
Lt the cost of that bird, we
f.tK.M omjI nil
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hew elass for the window
r - - -- w
ibhs believes that a hawk
ksing the pheasant, and the
icht refuse In the shadows
tiouse. Another guess is that
feasant saw his reflection in
iss window, and thinking it
bird sousht to wage a
Gibbs family had pheasant;
trawn a glass bill for $29.40.
Lions Club has been getting
M mail from Iowa lately 23
ds and a letter, to be exact.
resident Lawrence Leather
reported Thursday night the
were sent by Washington
' 4-H Club boys and girls ex-
12 gratitude for the sight
trio and Dlcnlc the Lions
rem on one day during their
stay in Haywood County,
letter, exoressina apprecia
ir the hosoitalitv. was written
Jss Ruth Foster, Washington
home demonstration agent.
Waynesville Country Club
recorded its first hole-ln-one
icond season after, it opened
ioe-hole layout.- , v . ' . .
man who fired thaf Mttorlel
ice was W, R. Francis. Way'
scene was the fifth hole,
then was 205 yards from the
N the date was Jan. 22, 1928.
can see the historic ball
now in Mr. Francis's Main
office. " '
jests for posterity In the nice
case Its impressed manufact
had made for lt after Mr.
lis reported the event.
Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Mother: "Shame on joa.
I never told lies when I was
a Uttle lirt."
Dauchter: "When did yoa
65th YEAR NO. 71 8 PAGES Associated Press
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, SEPT. 4, 1950 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Almost Missed North Carolina
4 Long-Term Men Escaped
Erom Prison Early Monday
Miss Carolyn Edwards, "Miss North Carolina of 1950" almost missed being a North Carolina miss.
She was born just below the Virginia line in Leaksville. Here she poses prettily at the state line near
her home. She wears one of the dresses she will take to Atlantic Cliy this month when she represents
her state in the Miss America contest. Miss Edwards is 18, weighs 123 pounds, is 5 feet six, has brown
hair and hazel eyes. (AP Photo).
Many State Officials To
Attend Dedication Of 4-H
Club Gamp Here Saturday
large motor launch mounted
h auto trailer moved slowly
eh the silently-falling rain
Main Street Thursday night,
tching it go by, a local man
oks like a long wet spell."
Walter T. Nau, of Hickory,
district Sovernor of Rotarv.
he speaker at the Waynesville
on Friday. This was the offi
kisit of Dr. Nau, who Is a pro
r at Lenoir-Rhyne College,
i pointed out the progress of
7 on a world-wide basis, and
accomplishments of the orga
ion over the years, with over
1 c'ubs, in 83 countries with a
iberbiiip in excess of 330,000.
stressed the importance of
world program for creat'g a
ldI'. and understanding basis
i Thursday night he met with
chairmen of the various
F'ttees of the Cluh and went
the proposed program for the
ng year. ,
'chard Barber 1 nresldpnt and
I in charge of the meeting and
p assembly on Thursday night
""day, September 4 - Partly
and Urartn HI J... -l
"y with , few scattered sho-
n the ..
Official WayneavUle temp.'
s recorded by the ataff of.
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The western district 4-H Club
camp, completed this summer, will
be dedicated formally Saturday af
ternoon to Dr. I. O. Schaub, veter
an director of the North Carolina
Agricultural Extension Service.
The ceremonies will designate
the camp officially as "Camp
Schaub" In honor of the man., who
ito retire October 1 af tec, nearly
a half century of service with the
state farm agency.
State Agriculture Commissioner
L. Y. Ballentine will head the of
ficial delegation coming here for
Among them will be Dr. M. L.
Wilson, director of the U. S. Ex
tension Service of the U. S. De
partment of Agriculture.
Dr. J. H. Hilton, dean of the N.
C. State College School ot Agri
culture and director of the North
Carolina Agricultural Experiment
Stations will make the dedication
address, and Dr. Schaub will de
liver the response.
State 4-H Club Leader L. R.
Harrill of the State Extension
Service will tell the "story of Camp
Schaub," following the invocation
by Dr. Frank S. Love, superintend
ent of the Lake Junaluska Metho
District Farm Agent K. w.
Schoffner will introduce me
guests, and the tributes to Dr
Schaub will be given by Dr. Wil
son, Commissioner Ballentine,
Miss Ruth Current, state nome
rfemonctrntinn aeent for the Ex
Following the dedication by Dr.
Hilton, the acceptance tor me -
rinhhers of the 20 western coun
ties which the camp is serving will
be made by Bob Wilson of the
woioima Huh. Elizabeth Guice of
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the Henderson club, ana
ppnland of the Clay club.
Dr. Love's benediction will close
thp formal ceremonies.
Recreation, a picnic, the singing
of the Waynesville Township High
School chorus and the playing of
the Waynesville Township High
School band will also feature the
day's program, which will open at
During the first two hours, 4-H
Clubbers from the western coun
ties will swim at the new pool,
play softball, and other games.
Then the visitors will take time
out for a picnic lunch, at noon.
At 12:45 p.m., the high school
and directed by Charles Isley,
vill play, and at 1 p.m. the dedi
cation ceremonies will begin with
Or Frank H. Jeter, director of the
State College Extension Service s
judications division, presiding.
Though the official birth of the
'amp will come on Saturday, it has
een in use through this summer
vhen it received its first delega
te of western North Carolina
oungsters, and even earlier
It's large, clean dining hall has
jen the scene of dinners and pro
yams staged by local community
u-ganizations frequently during
he past year. ' , .
The new swimming pool, com
pleted in time for the visit of the
a Iowa 4-H Clubbers and their
eaders the week of August 7, din
(See 4-H Camp Pasre 8)
Labor Day In Haywood county
dot off. to a favorable start earl
this morning with the generous'
support of Mother Nature.
Haywood's citiiens were greet
ed by sunny skies and coot weath
er as they rolled out of bed
or pulled the covers up a little
closer after tossing the alarm
clock out the window.
The favorable weather, how
ever, was expected to send
thousands to Canton for the cli
max of ihe annual Fall Festival
and Labor Day Celebration,
Arriving early, for the open
ing of the colorful parade, were
the boys and girls of the Way
nesville Township High School
band and their director, Charles
To Hold Corner
riuns are being completed for
the formal Corner Stono servl(is
of the Bethel Baptist church on
Sunday afternoon at three o'clock.
The building committee, headed
by R. E, Sentelle, ehalrman. will
be in charge of the program, which
wiH feature the Rev. C. F. Owen,
A fire-proof box containing his
torical data of the church will be
placed in the corner stone during
the .services. Complete details will
be published Thursday. '"v
Set For Sunday
The annual reunion of the Reub
en Moody Family will be held Sun
day, September 10, at the home
of Mrs. Martha Plott on the Soco
This will be fin all-day event
and all members of the family and
friends are invited to attend and
bring a picnic lunch.
County Boy Back
Campaign in Idaho
Bill Davis Is home after spend
ing a six-week tour of Idaho on a
campaign with Congressman Comp
ton I. White, of that state. Rep.
White was seeking a seat in the
Senate, and suffered defeat in the
Davis has been working in the
House folding room upon appoint
ment of Rep. While for the past
few years. At night he attends the
American University in Washing
ton. Bill is a graduate of Waynesville
high, and said his plans after Jan
uary first are indefinite, explaining,
"such is political appointments; you
take the wins with the losses, and
it is pretty good, if you have more
wins than losses."
Bill is the son of Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Blaine Parham, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Kimbcrly W. Par
ham, has entered the freshman
class at Gardner-Webb College.
Bar Cut By A
Into Prison Camp
Four long-term convicts escaped
from the Haywood County Prison
Camp at 2:30 A. M. today after
sawing through the common bar
that locked their cells and holding
an unarmed guard at bay.
Capt. W. F. Swift, the camp sup
erintendent, said late this morning
they were still at large at that
He reported that the bar ap
parently had been cut some time
esterday by a smuggled saw but
held in place to escape the detec
tion of the guards until the time
for the break arrived.
He added that the break started
when one of the men approached
the guard and asked for some sod.i.
When the guard turned away, the
prisoner then grabbed a piece of
the bar which had been cut, and
held the guard at bay as the three
other prisoners fled from their
The convict then followed the
others in scalling the seven-loot
fence to freedom.
Captain Swift said that another
guard, who was armed, heard his
companion yell but the convicts
were over the fence before he had
time to turn and fire.
He added that the prisoner who
threatened the guard was believed
to be Leroy Campbell, 30, sen
tenced from Chatham and nerving
a total of approximately 20 years
on ut least two counts of robbery
with firearms and "about six other
sentences" on other convictions.
Campbell, whom Swift definitely
identified as oue of the four es
caped convicts, started serving his
sentence in November 1943,
' The officer said Campbell and 'at
least two of the other convicts
were veterans of previous breaks or
attempted breaks, either from the
Haywood camp or another camp.
Campbell, he added, escaped
from the Davie county camp in
1944. He was transferred to the
local prison camp in April 1949.
He gave these details about the
Aubrey Johnson, 24, sentenced
from Pitt county to 30 years Im
prisonment for second degree mur
der, escaped from the Haywood
camp in August 1949 and was re
captured in Florida last June. John
Son had been transferred here a
few months before his first escape.
Clarence Jeter, 29. sent here in
June 1947 from Wake on house
breaking, entering, larceny con
victions, escaped In June 1948, aid
ing his Hight by taking a car ow n
ed by Leon Killian of Waynesville
In the process.
He was recaptured three days
James Williams, 18. of Kinslon,
serving sentences including 'liree
ranging from 7 to 10 years for
breaking, entering, and larceny,
among other counts, was first sen
tenced in Lenoir county, later in
He was transferred here in Jan
Irrigation Makes Abundant Crops At Bethel
This picture shows the overhead Irrigation system being used on truck crops on the Sentelle Farm
in the Bethel section. The results have been bumper crops of beans, turnip greens and other truck
crops. The project Is owned and operated by C. I). Ketner and C. II. Sentelle. A gasoline motor-pump
pumps the water from Pigeon River through the large aluminum pipes and revolving sprayer. The
light rainfall has necessitated the constant use of the system this summer. The system has proven to
he a K"1 investment.
Season At Junaluska Was
Success From Every Angle
J. Woody, A. Prevosl, A. J. Hutchins
Head Crusade For Freedom In Haywood
General Dwight D. Eisenhower's
radio broadcast from Denver today
launched the nation-wide Crusade
The campaign, to give every man,
woman and child the opportunity to
participate personally In the fight
against Communslm, will start in
Haywood and other counties
throughout the nation Tuesday with
the first enrollments.
Campaign workers will go
through the commuhity with Cru
sade scrolls, seeking the signatures
and contributions of the people.
The drive will continue for six
Gen. Lucius D. Clay Is the Cru
sade's national chairman.
Reuben B. Robertson, of The
Champion Paper and Fibre Com
pany, Canton, is serving as chair
man for the Carolinas, and James
G. K. McClure is heading the Cru
sade in the 20 Western North
Locally, Jonathan Woody of Way
nesville, is Haywood county chair
man, and Aaron Prevost of Hazel
wood and A. J. Hutchins of Can
ton are co-chairmen.
Officials explain that every, sig
nature on every scroll throughout
hi k V;
Construction is being pushed on
Haywood's second drive-in theatre,
in an effort to open October first,
it w;is announced today by Clay
ton Mehaffey and Homer West,
owners, The two own the Waynesville-Drive-In.
and the second is
being built a mile and a half on
the Bel ho! road out of Canton,
and will he known as the Canton
The new theatre will be of 300
tar capacity, about the same as
Waynesville, and modern new
equipment has already been pur
chased for Immediate Installation.
The screen will be against the
highway, and will be some larger
than Hit screen here, the owners
"We are not sparing any cost in
making the theatre the very best
possible." the owners pointed out.
Plant; are to operate both thea
tres the year round, with weather
The Waynesville theatre was
opened a year ago last month.
The current season at Lake Juna
luska was termed as the most suc
cessful In the 38 years the Assem
bly has been- open, according to
Dr. Frank S. Love, superintendent.
"The season was filghly Vdccc'ffs
ful from every standpoint, Dr. Love
The 1 950 program began late in
June with a conference of 2,000
and the grounds were constantly
filled from then unlil last week.
The speakers for tills year's pro
gram were men and women of na
tional and international reputation,
and the conferences were well at
tended by many people who were
here for the first time.
"In one specific conference, we
found that more than 1,000 people
attended Lake Junaluska for the
first time. We have every reason
to believe they were thoroughly
sold on the place, and will be re
The visitors at the Lake this
season were also impressed with
the work that has been done under
the $1)00,000 expansion program.
Thus far. a sewer line, and a new
bridge across the dam have been
completed. Other projects are be
ing planned for the Assembly.
"While our attendance records
did not exceed the year just fol
lowing the war, we have no com
plaints to make for this season's at
tendance we estimate a minimum
of 15.000 were at the Lake, and
many stayed longer than prior
years," Dr. Love continued.
"The 3!ith season was just about
everything we could hope for we
are delighted that it can be marked
down as highly successful."
the nation will be permanently en
shrined with the Freedom Bell in
Berlin as a symbol of American
dedication to the' cause of world
The contributions, they continue,
win finance rtaoio ree fcurope s
present and proposed broadcasting
schedule to "pierce the Iron Cur
tain with Freedom's truths."
In outlining the objectives of the
drive, General Clay declared:
"The south of the world is sick
and the peoples, of .the worldare
looking to the United States for
leadership and hope.
"They are looking to us for lead
ership in a great moral crusade
a crusade for freedom, friendship,
and faith throughout the earth.
"If we are to prove equal to this
desperate need, each U. S. citizen
must feel a personal responsibility.
"What an inspiration of hope and
encouragement it would be to op
pressed peoples everywhere if mil
lions of Americans would volun
tarily join in a great moral crusade,
would accept the challenge of per
sonal leadership, and pledge them
selves to vork steadfastly and firm
ly until the tide of the cold war is
turned and world peace with indi
vidual freedom again becomes pos
sible." The Freedom Bell will be placed
in Berlin by the American people
as a symbol of the free world's
resistance to communist aggression.
Final Rites For
Mrs. Davis To
Be Held Today
Funeral services for Mrs. Lora
.lane Noland Davis, 82, of the Iron
Duff community, who died Satur
day in a Waynesville hospital after
a long illness, will be held this af
lernoon at 3 p.m. in Davis Chape
The Rev. and Mrs. C. O. Newell
will officiate and burial will be in
the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Joe S.. Frank
Rey. Broadus Wall
To Preach Sunday
Rev. Hroadus K. Wall, of Ches
ter. S. C. will fill the pulpit of
the First Baptist Church on Sun
day. Rev. Mr. Wall is coming upon
invitation of the pulpit .committee.
He was pastor of the First Baptist
church in Hendersonville until he
volunteered as a chaolain in the
Navy during the last war After the
war he became pastor of the First
Baptist church in Chester, where
he has led the church in an ex
pansion program, in both member
ship and enlargement of the physi
Mrs. Alyin Ward
At Home Here
Mrs. Alvin Ward, wife of a
prominent Waynesville attorney,
died at her home here Sunday
morning following an extended
Mrs. Ward, the former Miss Bil
lie Owenby, was born in Canton
on November 25. 1904, the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Owenby.
She spent her early life in Canton
and attended the Canton public
schools and Western Carolina
Teachers College in Cullowhee.
She was married on August 14,
1931 and has since resided in
Waynesville. She was a member of
the First Methodist Church here.
Funeral services have been set
tentatively for Tuesday afternoon
at 4 o'clock in the First Methodist
The Rev. J. E. Yountz. pa-stor of
the church, and the Rev. Malcolm
Williamson, pastor of the First
Presbyterian Church will officiate
and interment will be in Green
Pallbearers will be Claude Reece,
.1. W. Ray, L. N. Davis, Jonathan
Woody. Ben Sloan, and Hugh
The body will be taken to the
home this afternoon.
Surviving in addition to the
husband, are the parents, now of
Miami, and three sifters. Mrs.
Nick Medford of Waynesville, Mrs.
Horace Cogburn of Jacksonville,
Kla.. and Mrs. Talmadge Lucas of
Arrangements are under th di
rection of Garrett Funeral Home.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Robeson
of Newport News, Va.. are here
for a visit to' their son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Weaver
M., T. Frank. Dan and Jim Davis
and Kinsey Palmer.
The body will lie in state at the
church for 30 minutes preceding
Familiarly known as "Aunt
I ' hi.... t-t : . ,i.
mis, wavis was me wiuuw i . y ,
of Z. C. Davis and a member ofjPraiSeCl L-OUHty
Davis Chapel Methodist Church
where she taught Sunday School
for 30 years.
Surviving are three sons, Dr. J.
C. Davis of Quincey, Fla., Dr. H.
E. Davis of Andrews and Dr. J.
W. S. Davis of San Juan, Puerto
Rico; one brother, James Noland
of Portland, Oregon.
Also three sisters, Mrs. Will
Palmer of Waynesville, RFD
(See Mrs. Davis Paee 8)
Record For 1
I 1950 I
Dr. Paul Garher, North Carolina
State College Extension horticul
ture specialist, praised Haywood
County's expanding livestock in
dustry Thursday night.
He was the featured speaker at
the Waynesville Lions Club's reg-
IJular weekly meeting nt Patrick's
Injured . .. . 26
(This Information com
plied from Records of
State Highway Patrol)