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... !.. thplr fnothall anv
ian thev do in ine nnjiics-
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ev don i piay a"y .- .
ard-stick. for such sanita
te in the statistics where
r . , i . . ! : ,
ked "Yards 'osi peiuuutrs.
Lville was penalized only
ySi Canton only ou.
thanksgiving Uay Dame oi
us the best record.
t didn't lose a yard on
LcviH lost only 20. Only
itted outside of be-
des was the assessment tor
ing with a pass receiver,
first game of 1949, the of
,,.,nnpri off 16.5 yards
IWaynesville and 15 against
debit on the Canton record
ingle penalty for Illegal use
The Waynesville Moun
Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
The Ure44ooldiK maa sat
facta the JwUe. "So jou wwt
a divorce fnxea your wife," said
"Aren't yew relations pleas
ant?" "Mine are," came the aa
wer, "but hers are terrible."
65th YEAR NO. 82 16 PAGES Associated Press
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, OCT. 12, 1930 $?..00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countia
Union Leaders Sign Scroll
Jan hunting for a house to
l-t woman who knew of a
I, then," said the man, "lets
lady had parked her car be-
ihn Pnrni Station near the
tineer, but decided he pre-
J to drive his own.
td her briskly up the street.
got as far as the American
island, but still he ignored
irs parked by the sidewalk,
i had reached the A and P,
' country mock from uie
Station, when her curiosity
overcame her reticence.
the way," she asked, "Just
is your car parked"
man looked at her with a
Irked? Car?" he mused.
i not parked. Besides, I don t
?r a moment of silence, the
turned, and together they
Id back down the street to the
Station, far away.
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The Clyde Li(ns Club this week
launched its campaign to get the
town a fire truck
The members of the organization
'started distributing explanatory
literature to taN-uavers ami citi
zens throughout the entire town
The campaign aims to raise at
least J6.720 to buv the equipment.
but spokesmen said about $7,000
may he necessary, if prices r!e.
The funds will be turned over to
the town government to buy the
If the ramnaimt fails, official
said, the money ttuit was collected
will be returned to the downs.
Community President Gets Badge
- m ns r r v V 1 " I
, . , , -.j.,.:..-a;.1!s...i:,A1h.j.'iI 111' f
Presidents of four Labor Unions here are shown taking part the openlna cam
wood names to the Freedom Scrolls. Seated lelt to r.gn are. a m . - ' " , " " . v k
Dayton Rubber CIO); Hilliard Page, president of Royle & Pilkmnlon Local MS ( IO. and t raj k
Troutman president Unagusta 335 (AFL; standing. Aaron Prevost, tndustnal cha.rman of dilvc,
ginning Fdom BeU badge on Julius Davis, president A. C. Lawrence Fur and Leather Workers,
345 Undo (Staff Photo).
Rural Telephone Projects
In laywood Slowed Mown
Hardin Howell Dicked up
inging phone in his postmast-
ttfice the other dav. v ...
was long distance. Te caller
id to get in touch with the
Wvho held a certain box.
i didn't know what his name
ihut hp knew thp hn niimher.
.... ...v -
Jtowell told the caller to hang
ttii he checked his books,
he was passing by the boxes,
iticed a man onenine a box
a key, and get his mail out.
c postmaster took one look at
kmc number then immediately
td the man to the telephone.
lere hp i now." thp colonel
the caller at the other end of
iter, he said:
I couldn't happen again in a
Jon years. The man lives out
ie country and was going to
e just stopped by to see about
wail when that call came in for
Un't Dog Feed
faynesville's denisinn last Soring
p dogs has brought a double
ping in short (five and a nan;
T " V. WOO UOVl -
fimination of strays (the aim of
lore than $500 in cash in dog
?nce he took over the job May
Own Vina Cztr-kar Mnntanmprv
.... . O UM,1CV.."".
f n has collected taxes on 437
9ie tax is $1 a year on each
tr. in i , . i u-
T' ' per neaa on lemaics.
fiates approximately one-third
lis collections were for licenses
jAnd I've still got a good way to
nee the antl.strsv ordinance
itl,titi;toH nnrA than 00
ieless, unclaimed mongrels have
ti disposed of Thincs' have Sot-
so quiet along the dog-catching
ir. wueen had time me oiner
to do some pig-catching.
iw,aiJlUlCU 111 oj - puuiiu
wer, which had escaped from a
f k down town, 'after a two-hour
fe through a corn field
An uoward revision of wages
and salaries for all their employe
was announced Wednesday, ucto
hor 11th hv the Canton Division
Itif the Champion Paper and Fibre
Company. ' r
Effective Monday?' October' 9th,
the base rates of all active hourly
employees were increased Dy six
ceits an hour. Employees working
nn nippp rates and salary rates al
so received an equitable adjust
ment effective on the same date,
I company officials said.
At the same time five cents an
u it- hpinff converted from the
UUW 'J o ,
pnmnanv's Cooperative tai nin
Plan into the fixed base races in
This is the second upward revi
sion of Champion's base wage
structure during the year 1950.
Last January a Cooperative Earn
ings Plan was installed in lieu of
a former Production Bonus Plan
at the Canton Division whicn re
sulted in a gradual but constant
increase in the earnings 01 vrwu-
In June a mm-wiae increase
wages amounting to four cents an
hour was put into effect, and at
that time Champions policy wun;
respect to holidays was nnerauzea.
In making their announcement, m
the current increase in wages,
Champion officials commented that
the favorable wages enjoyed at the
Champion plant were maae pos
sible largely through the splendid
cooperative efforts of all their em
ployees toward increaheu yiuuuv.-
tion and efficient operation.
The prospects for many addition-
al rural telephones in Haywood
this vpar is rather slim, according
to J. Lovell Smith, district mana
ger of Southern Bell Telephone
Company, in discussing the mauer
With a Fines Creek committee
Mr. Smith, and two associates.
Scribner and Posey, were here and
held a two-hour conference with
the Fines Creek committee headed
by Charles B. McCrary, chairman
of the Community Development
Mr Smith said plans were to
make a survey of the Fines Creek
area in January to determine now
many telephones were wanted in
the area. Two years ago a tlml.ar
survey was made and 120 appli
cations completed, according to
Wayne Corpening, county agent,
who is helping push the project.
The committee told Mr, Smith
that it was thought that lines
Creek was to be "included in the
Iron Duff-Crabtree project wnen
it was set up three years ago.
It had been previously announced
by the telephone officials that plans
were to begin work on the Jona
than f-repk and Saunook areas
during September of 195U. Mr.
smith rxDlained Wednesday night
that thus far a few phones along
the new highway towards new
found out of Canton, and in the
Mauney Cove section near here
were all that the company had
scheduled for Haywood during the
remainder of 1950.
People Clothe 15
A n annpn! for clothing for needy
school children this month brought
enough to fit each of 15 youngsters
with an outfit, and one to spare.
Mrs. Charles McDarris, execu
tive secretary of the Waynesville
Am.,rinim hpi Ooss chapter, re-
j-vealed this today in extending the
chapter's thanks for the generous
She said the Waynesville Pres
byterian church's response to the
need was particularly generous.
The donations, she added, came
from people throughout the entire
area around Waynesville township
and as far oft as the Lake Juns
Members of the hand committee
were at work this morning staging
n rirlv.. 10 raise 84.20(1 tw the Keil-
eral expansion program of lh local
hand. Gifts received thus far total
$B()0. according to W. A. Bradley,
Most of the gifts lo dale have
been contributions made at two
football games,, and funds collect
ed by the Lions Club in the opera
tion of the Dime Board on Satur
fhip of the major items in the
expansion program is the purchase
of 30 additional uniforms in order
that a ao-nlere band can particl-
nute in all activities in the com
A uniform will cost about $60.
Mr- nrarilrv said that the com
miitnn mnlf) not nossiblv see every
linn, or individual, and in order to
expedite, time, and get the orders
off for the uniforms, would appre
ciate contributions mailed to any
member of the committee, or
Charles Isley, director.
Other members of the committee
in.iinii W Huah Massle. W. S.
Prevost Ti L. Bramlett, M. II.
Bowles, C. E. Weatherby. C N.
Allen, George Brown and J'ick
Mrs. C. O. Newell is gelling a Freedom Bell hndgp from Jonathan
Woody, county chairman, as Mrs, Newell sinns the Freedom Scroll
for the opening of the campaign In Haywood to get 10,000 names.
. (Staff Photo).
Haywood Citizens Showing
Much Interest In Signing
Freedom Scrolls this Week
52 Draftees '
Fifty-two young' men left for
Charlotte by bus this morning to
take their examinations for in
duction Into military servtec.
1 hey will return tonight. Those
who pass will be called for induc
tion some time later.
So far. reported 'Mn. Roy Cimo
bell, Haywood Selective Service
Board clerk, no orders have been
received for the induction of the
men who passed their exami
nations last month.
The draft board will meet at 10
a. m. Tuesday to reclassify those
who were sent to Charlotte this
They made tip the second grotip
of Haywood men to be called by
the draft since the Korean war
The quota for October actually,
Was Ri. Rut spvpral nf lhn
classified as 1-A for this current
can were married men and schec .
uled to be reclassified.
Superstitious folk will dread
Friday It is the 13th. On the
brighter side, It Is the last Fri
day the 13lh In 1950.
Those who fear walking under
ladders, and the sight of black
cats crossing . their paths can
veld U thai by staying tit bed
all day Friday pne person hear
Inir the above suusrestlon, quick
ly announced that while not the
least bit afraid of Friday the 13th,
the idea of staying In bed all day
did have certain appeal.
For most folk It will be just
another Friday, regardless of
J. Creek, Cove
Creek To Meet
The Community Development
Program organizations': of Jona
than Creek and Cove Creek will
hold a joint "Crusade For Free
dom" meeting at 7:30 p.m. Monday
in the Rock Hill School.
Hear Local Pastor
On Freedom Drive
The Itev. Malcolm H. William-1
son addressed the Civitan Club of
Canton today at noon on the sun
ject: "The Crusade For Freedom.'
Tonight he will speak to the
Booslers Club at Haxclwood on the
same subject, later in the evening
appearing before the IlatelifTe Cove
Community Development where he
will explain the campaign now
under way In our county, state and
nation to enlist all of our people
in the fight against Communslm
hero and abroad, .
The Western North Carolina As
sociated Communities officials will
hold their meeting at Canton on
The postponement from an earli
er date was announced today by
WNCAC Secretary C. M. Douglas
He said the group would meet
for luneh at the Canton Hotel at
1 p m.
And Now It's Prexy Gordon Gray
School Masters Club
Th Srhnnl Masters Club will
meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Pat-
President Claude Rogers win De
To Start Saturday
Registration books in all Hay-
timnrl PAH ntv nrecincts will open
Saturday for the November General
Crom E. Cole, Haywood elec
tions board chairman, reminded
, voters of this today.
Canton Church's New
Building To Open Sunday
Miursriav Dxlnhnf 19 ITair and
per Thursday. Friday fair and
1 much change in temperature.
Official Waynesville tempera-
as recorded by the staff of
4 -. idllll,
Pafe Max Min. fteco.
tohpr o en At 14
Nr io. 75 41
Sober 11 74 43 -
Th new $135,000 education
building of -Canton's First Baptist
Church will" open formally Sunday.
The announcement was made to
day by the pastor, the Rev. H. L.
The opening of the modern,
three-story Stone and brick build
ing will herald the successful con
clusion of a campaign that was
1 launched 2Vi years ago.
I of the enormous building fund
than 900 members
of the congregation gave more than
...in moan nnen house
SUI1UU W" -r (
for the members and other friends
of the church.
tVin huilHinS Willi
(J II ifiuiiuaj,
tnr hpaw business. I
On that night, the Haywood Bap
tist Association's Training Unions
will gather at 7:15 o'clock for a
Me Smith said everyone will
havp the ODDortunity to inspect the
building with its more than 50
classrooms and seven assembly
hails, hetween 2 P.m. and 5 p.m.
At 5 p.m., a one-hour vesper and
song service, under the leadership
nf rhn r Director Jonn c woou
will he held.
Thh arranecmcnts for the new
structure, which is being complet
ed, were. handled by the building
ittpn of Chairman J. Paul
Mnrrav.G. M. Trosel, Rowe C. Dot-
son, G. C. Pegram, A. J. nutenins
Fmmett Patton. and M. C bprinKie
Fdwini Havnes. as Sunday School
superintendent, heads the staff of
lift prinratinnal worKers Ol me
E. H. Balentine
Of Dixie Store
v s W&St
I J'A II
' : -. ' . i. '.' - ' Ljl" f'"' y.l
K. H. Balentine rose from assis
tant, mannccr to manaBnr of th
Dixie Home Stores here this week.
The move was to fill the vacancy
created by the resignation of Clyde
Houston, who will report for induc
tion into the Army tomorrow at
Fort McPherson, Ga.
Mr. Balentine joined the Dixie
system branch store here a year
ago after selling his naicnunc s
Men's Store on Main Street.
Two Haywood pastors key noted
the initial campaign for the Cru
sade for Freedom drive in Hay
wood, by setting forth the dangers
of Communism in the world today.
Workers are out to get 10,000 sig
natures in Haywood lo the Free
Mrs, C. O. Newell, president of
the Community Development pro
gram, told community chairmen,
Communists are a brutal people
who thrive on ignorance and half-
truths, are against God and church.
Communists are vicious, and envy
Americans. While these peoplfrfire
being taught, and actually Deneve
these horrible untruths, too many
neoiile here in America fail to ap
predate freedom and liberty; just
taking them for granted. '
Mrs. Newell was followed by
Hev. M. II, Williamson, pastor of
Hie Pi esbvterian church, who term
ed Communism as a plague that
struck at the mind of the individu
al. "There is no place on the Com
munistic program for God. The
Communist only thinks in terms
of the Slate, and that is their sole
purpose in lite.
Rev. Mr Williamson said he was
gliul of I he opportunity to have 'a
pail in helping get the truth to
inn nconles behind the Iron Cur-
bv siunln'g the Freedom Scroll
and contributing to the campaign.
.innnt'han Woody, general chair-
man. oresided. and gave a general
background, of the program, point
ing mil that it was devised ana
miinsorpd hv Americans anxious to
get the trullis to the people of
the Communistic controlled coun
tries about America. "The enslav
ed people of the Communistic
cmint tics do not know the truth
:ihniit America: (hey only believe
virions lies and this program is de
signed lo help give them the true
f;id;i ,'iboul America."
A. .1. Ilntchins. co-chairman in
chwRo of the drive in Beaverdam,
promised 'lo get 5,000 signatures
in that area.
Aaron Prevost said that in the
industrial plants, the president of
the Unions in each plant had been
named as co-sponsor, and to get
signatures; He cited the dangers of
Communism creeping into organi
zations, and warned against the
1 (See Crusade Page 8
Ellis To Edl
Here Dec. 6
Fire Chief Fitzgerald
Urges All-Out Precaution
To Prevent Fires Here
In a busy meeting Tuesday
night, the Waynesville Elks Lodge
voted to sponsor the Blood Bank
On December fi elerted tlirnu nmu
officers, and Initiated two new
With Trpasnrne tno racahul?
presiding for Exalted Ruler Alvin
Ward (on vacation), the members
selected the date thev would so.in-
sor the visit of the Bloodmobile in
the waynesville area.
The date chosen falls on a Wed
nesday. Noble Garrett. Jr., of Wavnes
ville and Carl Bischoif of Hazel
wood were welcomed into the
Lodge as its newest members.
The elections, held to fill vacan
cies created by resignations, sent
Bob Korte Into the post of esteem
pH I.endiilir Knicrht (sprnnd in ran It
to Exalted Ruler, of head, of the
Lodge); Hallet Ward into the job
of Lecturing Knight, and Kim Bar
ber named as Loyal Knight.
Mr Knrtp had been servintf as
loyal knight, Mr. Barber as chap
lain. He succeeded Tony Davis, who
resigned because of the pressure
of increased business.
Mr. Ward was named to succeed
Dr. Hugh Daniel, who had turned
in his resignation for the same rea
son. The presiding officer, following
the discussion of the Blood Bank
plans, named this committee to
handle the arrangements:
Dr. N. F. Lancaster of Waynes
ville, chairman; Dr. J. L. Reeves of
Canton, assistant chairman: Nofcie
Garrett. Jr., Dr. A. P. Cline of
rai.tnn llr Alton Bottoms. Can
ton; George Bischoff. Hazelwood;
Zeb Curtis, Waynesville; Joe Palm
er, Crabtree; Fred Sheehan, Way
nesville; Kenneth Stahl, Waynes
ville; and Bob Allison, Waynesville
Elsewhere during the busines
session, Mr. Casabella announced
stain Grand Lodce recommenda
tion that each local lodge sponsor
! a midget basketball team next sea
To Hold Revival
A series of revival services will
start at the Dellwood Baptist
Church, Sunday night, October 15..
The Rev. C. D. Sawyer, pastor of
North Canton Baptist Church, w ll
bring the message each evening at
The Rev, George Mehaffey ia
pastor of the Dwllwood Church.
Gordon Gray (above) added another chapter to a very full life by
becoming president of the Greater University of North Carolina
in inauguration ceremony at Chapel Hill. Back in. the days of
World War II the wealthy publisher of the Winston-Salem Jour
nal and rentinelbegan his military career as a private in the army.
He ended up as Secretary of the Army, a post he resigned to be
come president of the university. In the background is University
Chancellor Robert B. House. 'AP Photo), ' ,
The following statement, in Con
ner! ion with Fire Prevention Week,
was released by W'aynesville Fire
Chief Clem Fitzgerald: j
"As Fire Chief of the Waynes
ville Fire Department, I want to
thank the Community as a whole
for the cooperation in the past year
for making fire losses so small. As
this is National Fire Prevention
week again, we would appreciate
your help in inspecting your homes,
your stores, your manufacturin:;
plants, looking for defects in wir
ine secina that all rubbish is out
of the basements, and attics and
that your furnaces and stove pipes
are clean, and all defects that will
cause fire, were done away with.
Most families .have stacks of old
maenzines. Diles of discarded cloth
ing, even pieces of furniture stuck
away irt the basement and attics.
! All it takes is a spark from the fur
nace, a defect in the wiring or a;
j careless drop of cigarette, to start
a fire. Once it is slaneo, it is an-;
fkult to bring under control. By !
cleaning up your home this week, .j
you may save it from burning next ;
Fire authorities say that 90 of
all home fires, can be prevented.
They are t.'.u ed by ordinary
hmiKphold hazards that.can he cor-
I reeled with a little care. Careless-:
i ness in little things cause most of
the trouble. National Board en
gineers maintain. The leading
(cause of fire in the home is still
j matches and smoking nearly one
Uhird of all fires are started be
' cause someone left a cigarette ly
1 fno on a fahlp or smoked in bed or
did any number of careless things
(See Fire Chief Fage t)
Injured . ... 27
(Tbit information com
piled from Records
State Highway Patrol)