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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
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65th YEAR NO. 72 14 PAGES Associated Press
WAYNES VILLE, N. C, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, SEPT. 7, 1930 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
first Baptist cnurcn, ui
Modern 4-H Club Camp Will Be Dedicated On Saturday
Draft Board CallingTO
t,as the : ioiiuwin uuiu
bis church bulletin:
. rhurch member would
m death If he would only
jpiritual pulse and ima out
ly dead ne
morning, person after
'.counted incidents which
during Monday night
t them to believe that one
Lr escaped convicts were
mi. . ,.
Lral cases, the famuy cat
In,, unusual noise wnicn
W light sleepers.
tin murine from the house
Lprf one cltiren to feel she
iotsteps; one husband was
the basement at a:ju to
the cat had a mouse;
lent the night.
of The Season
03 p. m. Wednesday,
visitor with a low cut sun
Jished to the door of Belt
and breathlessly inquired
ft.ti, it nspn r
just three minutes ago,
Bobby Mills, the door-
tieavens, 1 ve just got to
Sweater look at these goose
she said with a shiver,
lield out an arm covered
scratched his head, .looked
bare arms ana snouiaers,
I guess this is an emer-
fhurry up stairs and one of
ks will get you a sweater.
few minutes the smiling
lady was back all outfitted
ig sweater. As she went out
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Crocked By Two
Men Early Tod cay
This is a general view o Camp Srhaub, adjoining the State Test
Farm. The dining room and kitchen are in the large building In
the center, with the cabins hidden by trees on the hill Just behind
the main building. The modern swimming pool is the center of
attraction, while the large .level area to the right of the pool is
the playground, or ball Hold. This picture was made during the
recent visit of a group of Iowa 4-H Club members.
l Other pictures will be found on page six)
Lure sign that the summer
t over: the photo services
sent the newspapers a
of a beauty contest winner
By a week.
Mat is the version W. J.
has of Haywood, upon his
this week for a visit of a few
om his home in Belmont.
Francis left Haywood some
Irs ago, and while he gets
very few years, he noticed
Jiig improvements this time
per, he said.
former Haywood countian
iw of a ready-to-wear store,
connected with cotton mills
per business Interests in that
fg industrial center.
ough he has to use crutches
le of arthritis, he goes places
long sleek car, with the
pur under the wheel.
vL. W. BALLEVTINE
State Agriculture Commissioner
El Camp Set
the time you get this letter,
with you." the man had
letter was found on one of
onvicts recaptured Monday
following the break earlier
the Haywood County Prison
pon guards said the man had
In it to his girl friend during
port period of freedom
the girl will never know that
was made or broken.
the officers, deciding kindly
re the unman thp rilsnnnnint.
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I man t mail the letter.
fus Massie has prchased the
Oil Station next to the
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'wineer from V. L. Reno, who
operated it for sometime.
massie has been connected
service station and bus opera-
a Haywood for a number of
Jus Massie Buys
e Oil Station
Pfc. Euzell Cagle, 20-year-old
It M Y7 1 A'., .lln
son of Mr. ana mrs. rit-u wbi--of
Plott Creek, has been reported
missing in action in South Korea
since July 31.
Hs mother received this inform
ation this week in a telegram sent
by Army Adjutant General E. W.
Tho vonth was serving as a
"medic" with a rifle company oi
the 24th Infantry Division at the
Mrs Cagle said a letter she re
ceived July 25 was the last word
she has had from her son.
He enlisted August 19, 1948
while he was in the ninth grade at
Waynesville Township High School,
but resumed his schooling then.
He was sent to Japan in Novem
ber 1948 after going through basic
training at Fort Jackson, S. C.
Young Cagle became the third
Haywood County serviceman to be
reported missing in action since the
Korean war started.
CDP To Meet
i By MRS. WAY MESSER
The residents of Lower Crab
tree will gather at the Crablree
Iron Duff High School auditorium
at 8 p.m. September 12 for their
monthly Community Development
The regular sessions are set tor
the second Tuesday of every month.
ffysday. Sept. 7 ' 'Continued
f"y cloudy and cool, rain Thurs
l and Fridav strnnn wirM nH
I rain Thursday and Thurs-
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Final details were being polish
ed this week for the dedication of
the Western North Carolina 4-H
Club Camp Saturday at the Moun
tain Test Farm.
The nation's top Extension Serv
ice official and the state's major
agricultural and Extension leaders
will appear here in the ceremonies
which wiUWdicate the camp form
ally to Dr. I. O, Schaub, director
of the N. C. State College Agricul
tural Extension Service.
The ceremonies will designate
the camp officially as "Camp
Schaub" in honor of the man who
is to retire October 1 after 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 of 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 R. W.
SchofTncr will introduce t h e
guests, and the tributes to Dr.
Schaub will be given by Dr. Wil
son, Commissioner uaiienune,
Miss Ruth Current, state home
demonstration agent for the Ex
Following the dedication by Dr.
Hilton, the acceptance for the 4-H
Clubbers of the 20 western coun
ties which the camp is serving will
be made by Bob Wilson of the
Watauga club, Elizabeth Guice of
the Henderson club, and Jean
Penland of the Clay club.
Dr. Love's benediction will close
the formal ceremonies.
Recreation, a picnic, the singing
of the Waynesville Township High
School chorus and the playing pf
the Waynesville Township Jligh
(See 4-H Club Page 6)
Two cracksmen had to work long
and hard to break into the big
vafe of Ketner's store near Lake
Hut the return on their sweat
and bli.Mors totalled only $77.
Deputy Sheriff Max Cochran re
ported that of the take, $30 was in
stiver, $30 in $1 bills belonging to
Walter 1). Kelner, owner of the
firmand $17 was taken from a
woman's poeketbook which had
been placed in the safe.
He said the pocketbook had been
left in the store accidentally by a
customer, Mrs. John L. Sears of
Rockingham, and had been put In
the safe until it could be returned
to her by mail.
The safe crackers left the purse.
The looting of the cash register
added only a few more nickels to
their take, the officers said.
They also took some cigarettes
and other merchandise on their way
He said the tnvesttgation'showed
the two men broke into the store
some time during the night by pry
ing open the front door facing
Highway 1!) with a crowbar.
Then they used a hatchet, an
Iron wedge, and some punches they
found in the store to break open
the door of the. safe.
He said the tracks of wet shoes
on the floor indicated that two men
had taken part in the robbery.
The Sm and Waynesville Police
Department are aiding in the Investigation.
Group Will Go To
For Physical Exam
Haywood County's first draftees
of the Korean crisis will go to
Charlotte September 18 for pre
The local draft board will send
70 men In this first group, ranging
from 22 to 24 years of age.
Draft officials said the men. al
ready selected, will come from
every section of the county,
"The selections are made accord
ing to age," Mrs. Sarah Campbell,
draft board clerk explained.
"For this first quota, the men
picked were born in 1926, 1927, or
The county's draftees wil leave
from the Court House at 7 A. M.
Those who pass their physical
examinations in Charlotte will be
sent to an Army post for further
No examinations are Riven the-
draftees here, other than a check
of questionaires, Mrs. Campbell
Two Convicts Still Hi Large,
2 Others Back On Rock Pile
DR. M. L. XVILSON, director of
the U. SAgriculture Extension
Director, N. C. State College Agrl- Service, will be a featured speak-
culture Extension ervlce, er jP dedication
Bethel Baptists Will Hold
Corner Stone Service At
New Church Sunday At 3
Ballots for servicemen on active
duty are now available for absen
This was announced today by
Crom E. Cole, chairman of the
Haywood County Board of Elec
tions. He said that absentee ballots for
civilians, however, would not be
available sooner than 30 days prior
to the Nov. 7 General Election.
Mr. Cole said special registra
tion for this absentee balloting by
servicemen may be accomplished
by a member of the serviceman's
immediate family through person
al contact with the elections chair
man or by letter.
He explained that in the letter.
the relative should list the service
man's military address, service
serial number, his home precinct
and home township.
The ballots bay be obtained now
from Mr. Cole by direct relatives
through personal contact or by
An impressive corner stone
service is planned for Sunday af
ternoon at three o'clock at the
new $40,000 Bethel Baptist church,
on Highway No. 27(i.
T. H. Wells, chairman of the
board of deacons will preside, and
following a song and doxology,
Major Burfess will lead the uroup
in prayer for the opening of the
Rev. Thomas Erwin will read
the scripture, followed by the mes
sage of the program, by Rev. C.
F. Owen. The Rev. Paul Shepherd
will lead in prayer, just prior to j
the unveiling of the corner stone
by two of the youngest members of
D. D. York, member of. the hoard
of deacons, will present a fire
proof box for the mementoes to
be placed in the corner stone of
the new building, now three
fourths complete. Acceptance of
the box and contents will he made
by R. E. Sentelle, chairman of the
building committee. Mr. Sentelle
will give a short history of the
church, which was organized in
1845. The present building adjoin
ing the Bethel School grounds was
built in 1902.
Plans call for placing rolls of
(See Bethel Pase 6)
Last Night In
The Way ncsvllU- Police Depart
ment today reported a ear owned
by Mrs. E. J. Hyatt was stolen
some time after midnight last
The officers reported that the
auto, a 1940 Chevrolet coach, was
locked and in the garage of Mrs.
Hyatt's home on Main Street In
Hazelwood when it was stolen.
They said the loss was discover
ed at about 7 A. M.
Haywood County's 4-H Club
leaders discussed final arrange
ments for Saturday's dedication of
Camp Schaub here when they met
last Tuesday night.
In other business, they approved
and adopted a suggestion by Hay
wood Farm Bureau President Oral
Yales, that 4-H members be per
mitted to raise money for projects
by recruiting memberships for the
The 4-H'ers would receive a com
mission of 25 cents for each mem
ber they enroll In the Bureau.
I The leaders discussed plans for
Insuring a large turnout for the
dedication of the camp.
All parents are invited and urg
ed to attend the program, which
will start at 10 A. M.
Annual Farm And Home
Field Day Set for Sept. 19th
The Third annual Haywood
County Farm and Home Field Day
will be held September 19 at the
farm of Frank M. Davis in Iron
Duff. ' .
The program will open at 9 A. M.
The details were discussed at a
meeting Tuesday night of Com
munity Development chairman,
vocational agriculture teachers,
and home economics teachers.
Appointed to a general planning
committee to work on the program
were R. C. Francis of Ratcliffe
riiairman: Robert Boone of
- - ' 11
k. L,aiucu vi i
Center Pigeon, and Mrs. Jack
Chapman of Beaverdam.
Farming demonstrations will in
clude the filling of a silo by a mod
ern field chopper, making grass sil
age, using alfalfa; renovating a two
acre pasture; and building the lat
est type range shelters for pullets.
The home demonstrations will
show floor finishing and wall
finishing technique, planning of
lighting, installation of, wiring,
proper wiring to use for certain
types of electric appliances, build
ing storage facilities, building
r"nCE.. m r b Newell of I hen cabinets, and painting.
Crabtree, 'Mrs. Lou Singleton of1 The program will begin at 9 A. M,
Initial 1950 CDP Survey
Set To Opeh llext Monday
The first survey to determine the
winner of the 1950 community im
provementOntest under the Hay
wood County Community Develop
ment Program will open September
Specialists from the North Caro
lina State College Agriculture Ex
tension Service will tour the organ
ized communities accompanied on
each tour by the respective com
The survey will continue through
The specialists will return here
in December to make their final
survey prior to submitting their
Ratcliffe Cove won the 1949 con
test, the first held under the year
old Community Development Program.-,
Iron Duff finished second, and
White Oak placed third.
The prizes were awarded b y
Governor Scott in January at a
meeting which attracted more than
Assistant County Agent Turner
Cathey announced the schedule
for the surveying specialists as fol
lows, with the place where the
community chairman will meet
them named last:
Monday, September 11th 12:30
2:00 Ratcliffe Cove, at Drive-In
Theatre; 2:00-3:30 Aliens Creek
Community Sign; 3:30-5:00 Sau
nook, Community Sign;
Tuesday, September 12th 9:00
-10:30 Jonathan Creek -Cove
Creek, Rock Hill School; 10:30
12:00 White Oak. Liberty Church;
12:30-2:00 Fines Creek, River
Bridge; 2:00-3:30 Panther Creek,
River Bridge; 3:30-5:00 Lower
Crabtree, Millard Ferguson's Farm;
Wednesday, September 13th
South Clyde at Ratcliffe Cove, S.
(See Program Pane-6)
Rev. Jarvis Brock to
Be Ordained Sun.
The Rev. Jarvis Brock, pastor of
the Harberville Baptist Church will
he ordained in a service which will
be held at the Hazelwood Baptist
Church, Sunday afternoon at 3
State, federal, county, and town
officers continued their search to
day for two convicts of the four
who broke out of the Haywood Prls.
on Camp early Monday morning.
Aubrey Johnson, serving 30
years for second degree murder,
and Clarence Jeter, serving sen
tences for breaking, entering and
larceny convictions in Wake Coun
ty, are still fce
Prison Camp officials reported
they were last seen iu the Aliens
Creek section Tuesday afternoon.
Both were wearing the striped
uniforms of Grade C prisoners,
Capt. W. F. Swift, prison camp
So far. the intermittent rains
have aided the prisoners in elud
ing capture, as the scent was made
vague for the pursuing bloodhounds.
Two of the men were back in
camp after enjoying less than 24
hours of freedom.
James Williams was recaptured
at about midnight in the woods
off Balsam Drive shortly after he
attempted to "thumb' a ride
through Waynesville from Clar
ence Hawkins -a former Haywood
Prison Camp guard.
Hawkins, spoiling the familiar
convict stripes i the glare of his
headlights, immediately notified
camp officers who, with the aid of
Waynesville Police Chief Orville
Noland. tracked Williams down
Leroy Campbell was recaptured
two hours earlier alter be had been
tracked down in a woodshed not
moie than half a mile from the
Aubrey Johnson and Clarence
Jeter, both wearing stripes, stole
a truck belonging to Ernest Schul
er and fled right down a dead
Schuler, who saw them take the
truck, was phoning the Waynes
ville Police Department even be
fore they had roared away from his
Policeman Hub Ruff and prison
guards, answering the call, over
took them as they reached the gate
(See Convicts Paee 6)
Rudolph Carswell, president of
the Hazelwood Boosters Club was
elected recruitment chairman for
the Waynesville area American Red
Cross blood program last week.
He was named by the members
of the local Red Cross chapters
executive board at a meeting in
Red Cross headquarters in the
The board :lsp. fleeted Wayne
Corpening as general chairman for
the local blood program.
In other business, the members
discussed problems regarding the
The Rev. M. R. Williamson, chap
ter chairman, presided over the
W. D. Dibrell of Atlanta, general
Red Cross field representative,
participated in the meeting.
Animals In WNC
Haywood County cattlemen last
Monday entered 49 animals in the
annual Western North Carolina
Hereford Show and Sale opening
Thursday at the Western North
Carolina Fair Grounds at Hender
sonville. The show will open at 1 p.m. to
day, and the ale will start at the
same hour Friday.
The Haywood owners who have
entered cattle are Dr. .1. L. Reeves
of Canton, owner of Walnut Knoll
Farm, 20 head; L. J. Gavin of Can
ton, owner of the Sunburst Here
ford Ranch, 13 head; and Roy
Haynes and Son, of Clyde, and Dr.
A. P. Cline of Canton, eight head
Canton Labor Day Event
Attracted 20,000 People
Group To Hold
The members of the Haywood
County Ministerial Association will
hold a picnic meeting at 12 30 p.m.
The ministers and their wives
will gather at the Salvation Army
Mountain Mission at Maple
They will assemble for the trip
(See MinistersPage 6)
' Canton's annual Labor Day
Celebration and Fall Festival came
to a successful climax last Mon-
.Company was awarded the prize
for the best float. j
Amone other winners. Canton
day, starting with a parade wit- j Cub Troops 1 and 2 won first place j
nessed by the greatest throng ever ; among tno 1!liy Scwllt ,,htries. and
to turn out in Haywood County for i Hudson's Ueparlmt-nt Store placed
second in the best-Moat division, i
such an event,
Festival officials estimated that
up to 20,000 people, encouraged
! by the bright, warm weather, lined
I the industrial town's streets to
' watch the colorful processions of
! gaily - decorated floats and the
marching bands, playing stirring
After it ended, the Canton Vet
erans of Foreign Wars post was
judged as having the best entry,
and was awarded the grand prize.
The CivRan Club was honored
for having the best-decorated auto
The 14 square dance teams per-!
formed in their contest at the Can-!
ton High School grounds that night j
before an audience of more than
The Great Smoky Mountain team i
of Bryson City was judged the best !
dancing combination, while the i
Valley Springs String Band of '
Buncombe County was declared!
winner of the string band contest.
C. C. Poindexter, Festival gen-j
eral chairman, presented the tro-.
mobile, and the L. J. Ward Piano I phies to the winners.
Injured .... 26
(This Information com
plied from Records of
State Highway Patrol)