STANDARD PTG CO
Comp 220-230 S First Si
morning when the Draft
lel the roll of 24 young
t 23 answercu.
L bus pulled out the 24th
not shown up. Just as the
Lt of sight, a car rolled
young man jumped out.
lie 24th man. He explained
to W. A. Brad-
man. of the board,
an Bradley said "Time's
t irl 5 K".
lurried off. caught up with
5the other side of Clyde,
loung man got aboard,
fadley then gave a sigh of
knd said: "Twenty-four
keoty-four accounted for."
iLose But Half
J Known professional man
tesville has learned a trick
sures him of always get
I fountain pen back when
jrps the top Just loans the
fany people are In the habit
$mg pens and pencils in
ckets, that often they for
I put your pen In their
f After losing a good pen, I
f this plan of loaning just
Jni-e then I
Published Twice-A-Veek In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Teacher: "A fool ran ask
more questions than a wise
man ran aniwrr.
' Pupil: -Wrll-I n wonder
j I didn't pass the test"
65th YEAR NO. 93 24 PAG tS Associated Press
.WAYN ESYILLE, N, C, MONDAY AFTERNOON,- NOV. 20, 1950 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countiet
haven't lost a
I Waynesville Veterans
I Wars made sure the Hay
funty boys would go off for
(on unhampered by empty
is last Friday morning. Be
le young men boarded their
t,the Court House, they were
iighnuts and hot coffee by
dies of the VFW Auxiliary,
iey boarded the bus carrying
Jel of choice Haywood county
Igiven them by the VFW post
rder, Albert Marshall.
Leaves Test Farm New Director f QETfleS LOW
in RE A
The two-week November ci imi
nal term of Haywood Superior
Court opened here this morning
with Judge J. W. Pless of Marion
on the bench.
Up to noon, the first group of a
docket of some 125 cases were dis
posed of without jury trial.
The Grand Jury meanwhile was
considering bills of indictment
against other defendants.
The jurors for the first week:
Willis Kirkpatrick, Beaverdam;
Mrs. Howard Bryson, Waynesville;
Wayne E. Rogers, Waynesville;
Frank Wells, Pigeon; Willie Hog
len, Beaverdam; R. O. Chambers,
Pigeon; R. I.. Prevost. Waynesville;
of ! Hobcrt Green, Iron Duff;
(See Court Pane 2)
WW?-'"1 immwi-i Miiiiun mmmm . i - .n---Vj- "
i; , v
V Radio Job
Robinson of Waynesville
fected last weekend as first
t vice-president i'or the
Carolina Junior Chambet. of
ierce. ' -v. -
will fill the unexpired portion
4 term of Oscar Tlnney of
I Mountain, who resigned af
fc was called for military
1 Robinson was nominated for
estern North Carolina post
pl Snow of , the Asheville
t Chamber during the second
rly meeting of the state
f of directors at Charlotte last
first district includes Junior
ibers of Commerce in the
from Waynesville east to For-
arlie Woodard, president of
Waynesville Junior Chamber,
Mr. Robinson represented the
I organization at the meeting.
I- Robinson, who became a
e in Shelby in 1941. helped
jiize the local Junior Chamber
Peers of the Federal Reserve
m rolled up their Bleeves to
J inflation over the week-end.
feordlng to a request from the
ral Reserve board, all mem
hanks were asked to put a ban
niflationary loans, such as real
construction, excessive in
tones an1 specuiative proposi.
f- Legitimate business needs
I still receive due consideration,
.request pointed out.
fe banker explained the re-
i m this manner: "It Is just
an to keep prices from going
u'gner on every-day commodl
Is a neighborly protection.
f e First National Bank here is
1 only bank west of Asheville a
ber of the Federal Reserve
Court To Be
The girls for the court of the
Queen of the Haywood County To
bacco Harvest Festival will be se
lected Friday night at the Waynes
This will be the equivalent to the
semi-finals of the contest for pick-
ing the 1950 queen.
From the members of the court,
the Festival queen will be chosen
and crowned the following night.
The selection of the court will'
feature the Friday night program,
.which will follow the afternoon
Festival parade. .,'.'
ROunBtng 'out "tfte evening 'pro
gram will be the singing of quar
tets and other choral groups rat
ed among the finest in Western
These will include Otis Thomp
son's Gospeleers of Buncombe
county and Canton, and the Friend
ly Five of Haywood County.
The program will open at 7 P.m.
Howard Cinpp, ler. is leaving the State Test Farm to assume posi
tion as county agent of Cleveland county, and M. R. WhU-nhunt,
right, has been named director in charge of the farm here.
(Photos by Ingram's Stuiiioi.
Whisenhunt New Director
At Test Farm; Clapp Leaves
M. R. Whisenhunt has been mim
ed assistant director in charge of
the State Test Farm here, succeed
ing Howard Clapp, who will be
come county agent of Cleveland
county on December first.
Mr. Clapp, rounding out five
years as head of the farm here,
plans to move his family sometime
Jhls week to Shelby. Mr. Clapp was
"with the Extension service 11 years
prior to going fvith the State Test
To Be Held
tuber 15th from Ashe county,
where he was assistant county
agent. He graduated from State
College last June. He is the son
of the late W. M. Whisenhunt who
was foreman of the farm here
three years, and the farm at Swan
nanoa for 35 years. "I have lived
on a Test Farm all my life, except
for the three years in service, and
while attending State College," he
said. He is a native of Buncombe
Mr. Clapp, also a native of Bun
combe, and the son of the late S.
C. Clapp. also connected with the
Swannanoa farm, is a graduate of
Th Tnharrn Show, leading f ea-1 Slate College, and served nve
tore of the Fourth annual Tobacco j years as county agent of Jackson,
Harvest Festival, will be held at ; then two years in Swain. In Febru
the Haywood County Court House ary 1942 he came to Haywood as
on Friday. j county agent. Four years later he
Producers will have entries com-, assumed the post at the 388-acre
pcting in three divisions, with cash sinflp comjnlt here in 1942 he
prizes ready to go to those flnlsn'has been active in civic affairs, in
ing in the top five places. addition to the promotion of agri-
Judging the event will be J. W. Lulture He has served as president
Van Arsdall, Lexington, y., lo" j of the Rotary Club, director of the
bacco grader; and Roy Bennett and . chamber of Commerce, deacon in
S. N. HawKs, looacco i,.f.d. . Presbyterian church, and
the N. C. State College .Tgricuuure
The annual Union Thanksgiving
Service will be held this year in
the First Methodist church at 9
a. m., Thursday.
The, Rev.'Bioadus F.. Wall, pastor
of Uip Kir)) RnotlKI rhurrh. will
Tobacco Show To
Be Staged At
ing the Heights."
Assisting in the service will be
pastors of the participating church
es, me kcv. j. tv Yotimz. pasior
of the Methodist church, the Rev.
Malcolm Williamson of the Pres
byterian church, and the Rev. Kd
gar Goold of the Episcopal church.
Special music will be presented
by the combined choirs.
A Thanksgiving offering will be
taken for the orphanages of the
Bidding on the Haywood Electric
MemhjH-ship . Corporations new;
headquarters' building and ware-;
house was deferred indefinitely
But a i.iiitiaet was awarded for
the installation of two-way radios
in the cooperal i c's system.
The low bid on the radio job was
one for $8,140.30 submitted by Gen
eral Klcvtrie of Charlotte.
The Coop's hoard of directors
awarded the contract alter two and
a half hours of discussion.
Two other bids for the j! had
been submitted., one by Motorola,
lne , of Haleigh. mid 'the other by
Rmlio Corporation of America,
Camden. N. .1.
The radios will be .installed in
the HK.A headquarters here, in
the transmitter lowers on Cham
bers Mountain IU Haywood County
and on Mount Toxoway in Transyl
vania and in the corporation's six
service Irui ks.
This will nive direct coniuiunien
tioli between the repair mid Held
crews and the headquarters.
HKA Manager It C. Shell n-ld said
today the installation Is expected
to be completed in (ill or till days,
The organization rejected uth
oul opening the hme bid submit
ted on the headquarters construc
This had been filed by W. I).
Dlllard Company of Sylva.
Mr. Shell ield explained the co
operative's action by saying that'
the failure of'lliorc than one linn
t file ;- eKininatehT"s-
sibilily of competitive bidding
The project will come up for bid
ding again when the time is "more
favorable." Mr. Sheffield said.
The proposed building, a one
slorv brick structure combining
1 warehouse and headquarters otlice
! space, will be creeled near the
! Waynesville Drive-In Theater. ,
i The project (ii'sl was announced
' al tile annual Haywood KKA mcm
i bership meeting held here in Aug
The Fourth Annual Haywood
County Tobacco Harvest Festival
will open at the Waynesville Ar
mory tomorrow night.
The kickoff event will be the
Barmvurming Dance, sponsored1
jointly by the Waynesville Junior j
Chamlter of Commerce and the!
Waynesville chapter of the National
Fifty-three firms In the county
have registered as sponsors for as
many girls in the Wheelbarrow
Promenade that will be held dur
County Agent Wayne Corpcntiig
auniuinrvd today that three more
featured speakers had been added!
to the program, and a second pa-
j U. S. Senator Clyde It. Hoey and
j Assistant State Budget Director D.
; S. Coltrane will speak on the Frl
! day program following the main
I Festival parade.
j Former County Agent Jack Lynn,
now assistant director of the Ameri
can Farm Bureau Federation, will
i address the Festival audience at
j the court House on Saturday after
; The speech will follow a parade
j which will start at 1:30 p. m. at
1 the First Baptist church.
The first parade will be the
annual Festival procession, which
will be held at 2 p. m. Friday. This
will feature the community and
commercial floats, and the playing
of four bands.
The exhibits for the Festival
opened in store windows this morn
ing. WednesdaY program will tea
line the evening address of Mrs.
Dorothy Vreueuburgh of JJtrnung
tSefr Festival Pae t)
Alabama Civic Leader To Speak Hero
Mrs. Dorothy Vredenburgh of BiriumRham, Aia
one of the Youth's
outstanding civic leaders, will address a Haywood County Tobacco
Harvest Festival audience here Wednesday night. The program
will open ;q 7 p.m. at rhe Armory with u band concert, Mrs. Vred
enburgh's address will follow the concert.
I the Presbyterian church,
tive in Masonic work.
Next Edition Of The
Following a practice of many years, The Mountain
eer will publish the Thursday edition on Wednesday
afternoon, since the 23rd is Thanksgiving.
All copy for the next edition must he in the office
by 10:30 on Wednesday morning. The papers will t;o on
sale at newsstands, and be delivered by carrier on Wed
nesday. Subscribers getting theirs by mail will get their
copies on Friday.
Haywood's First Draftees Since January 1949 Left On Friday
Monday, November 20 Cloudy,
ady and mild witn showers Mon
t and Monday night, turning
der. Tuesday mostly cloudy and
der. . .
Official Waynesville tempera-
re as recorded by the staff of the
ie lesi Farm): -
cate Max. Mln. Pre:p
vember 16 62 45
member 17 60 33
vember 18 61 : 14 -
vember 19 . 60 33
TN. irZLi t i i'M ; I - -
: ' r , !
To Be Represented
(iiils representing 24 communi
ties will take part in the "March
Of Tinies" feature that will be one
of Hie liiKhlights Wednesday night
in l In- Haywood County Tobacco
The uii'ls, all candidates for the
title of queen of the Festival, will
illustrate various features.
The following communities will
be represented In the Festival:
Center Pigeon, Hominy, East
Pigeon, Iron Duff. Fines Creek,
I'pper t'rabtree, Cecil, North Clyde,
Hatriiffe Cove, Aliens Creek. Fran
cis Cove, Cruso, Lower Crabtree,
Saiinnnk, White Oak, Lake Juna
luska. Panther Creek, Stamey Cove,
Thlckety. West Pigeon, Morning
Star, Heaverdam, South Clyde,
Jonathan and Cove Creek.
The featured address by Mrs.
Dorothy Vredenburgh of Birming
ham, Ala., will precede the "March
Of Times" program.
All Wednesday night's events at
the Armory will he free of charge.
This program is being sponsored
by the Waynesville Merchants'
Mrs. Dorothy Vredenburgh of
Birmingham, Ala., one of the
South' most 'prominent civic h'.id
A colorful parade containing upiers. will be featured speaker at the
to fit) gaily decorated floats will ' Waynesville Armory Wednesday
feature the Haywood County Har
vest Festival program for Friday
State and national officials arc
scheduled to ride in the procession,
which will slarl al 2 P. M.
County Agent Way ne Corpenltig
said invitations bad been extended
to Ciov, Kerr Scott. L S. Senator
Clyde li Hoey. l S. Hep Monroe
M. Itedden. and state Treasurer
Hrandon Hudges, among others, to
His office was awaiting confirma
Twenly-five floats are expected
to he entered by I he rural commun
ities, and the others by merchants,
industry, businessmen, local Insti
tutions, and civic organizations.
Four bands also will march the
Waynesville High School junior and
senior, Mars Hill Junior College,
and the Canton High School units.
Making the arrangements are the
parade committee of Chairman
Jerry Rogers. Johnny Edwards, W.
M. Cobb, Felix Stovall, Ilufus Sum
(See Parade Paje 2)
Mrs. Vredenburgh will address a
Haywood County Tobacco Harvest
I She will be Introduced by Mis.i
Huth Current, state home demon
stration agent of the State College
1 Kxtension Service,
i Following the address, the Festi
val queens of tile county's organ
ized communities will present "The
i March Of Times," a feature illus
i trating the activities of the Com
j munity Development Program,
I The entire evening's program I'
I being offered free of admi5s,imi
Chamber Of Commerce
Directors To Meet
The board of directors of the
Chamber of Commerce will w't
tonight for the regular monthly
James L. Kilpatrick Is president,
and the meeting will begin at 7,30.
MRS. JOLLY AT HOME
50 Newspaper Folk Will
Visit Haywood On Friday
. .. n.j 4U- .r.u ttio 94 vnuns men uhrt lpft Fridav for active military duty. The
fkl nlrturv was made JUSI aner me uwu uau - -- " ----- .
w' re Srved hot coffee and buns by the V.F.W. Auxiliary, and Albert Marshall, commander of the V.F.W. here gave the men a has
JDleVto eat enroute. The auxiliary members shown with the group are Mrs. Sebe Bryson, Mrs. Bobby Stevenson, Mrs. Lather
. Rnwrs Mrs Ethel McDarris. Mrs. Roy Campbell is secretary of the board, and also member of the Auxiliary. The men were n
god spirits and full of fun, as can be seen as one holds a coffee cup over the head of Mrs. Bobbie Stevenson (Staff Photo).
Mrs Hugh Jolly, who has been About filty newspaper men and , ' i ' "'" ' , ' i .' ' i -
receiving treatment in the Hay- women arc coming to Haywood rri- 1 " ".. ' ,1,7
wood County Hospital for several ! day. in connection with the Tobac- Canton "Y a and iJtter l
davs, returned to her home on Sat-1 co Harvest Festival parade', and a ' ,n" P11 Cuc,t, "f
urdav I guided tour through Champion Champion at luncheon. A bnH
' program has been arranged for tlv
1 luncheon period, with olTicials of
Champion in charge of the pro
grain At 1:30 the gnmp will comP to
Waynesville and participle in the
parade and attend the meeting at
the court house "'immediately after
wards. Accompany ing tiw new -; people
will be several photographers.
State Group To Launch
New School Survey Nov. 27
A stale committee will launch a
new survey of Haywood county
schools on November 27
County Schools Superintendent
lack Messer said today he was in
formed of this by a letter from J.
S. Kirk, associate in the State Di
vision of Schonlhouse Planning and
The new survey resulted from a
protest filed formally with the
State Department of Public In
struction over the recommendations
of thp original survev.
The protest, made by a group. of pany, Waynesville. is Lnairman 01
Havwood county citizens, was the Industries Open House Com-:
against the allocation of the $345.-! mittee. Working with Mr. Bourne
000 in school bond money for new are: Kim Barber. Kalph Prevost.
buildings at Waynesville High Walter Kaufman, and the Hazel-!
School and Bethel Elementary; wood Boosters Club. The schedule
School, has been worked out by this com-;
Mr. Messer also announced that ; mittee as follows: i
the state committee would hold a Leave Haywood County Court
public hearing at 8 p. m. November house 9:13 a. nr.; Arrive Wellco,
27 at the Havwood County Court ' Shoe JMant No. I a du a,
House, ; ... i ' ' Sw Tour-Page 2)
Tour Of Local
Industry To Be
One of the hiuhliehN of the '4th
Annual Tobacco Harvest Festival
will he a tour of industries which
will be held, on Wednesday. Novem
ber 22. Mr. H A Bourne, Factory ,
Manager ot Dayton Rubber Com-
Record For j'
Injured .... 23
(This Information com
piled (ram Records of
SUU Highway Patrol)