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The Waynesville Mquntaine
An optimal U one M
puU ic lUmp or a letter
and marks It "Rash'."
Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains NaPark
i ' - . . ivrtnW , IQ'tft S.TOO
. ... .vmtt the Ratcliffe
pelted for hero-
, in the lead Par8P.h'th.e"
: ..,. "Rat. Ratcliffe
down In the account.
55? h2ST.r hV wav
ilcmie vu - .
X of course.
Lre An Outcast
years and years, tne sku"..
I m nlace at the
r . .u. .nimt.1 family. For
toi me - -s
reasons, of course, iolks
L,!ly would preier noi jiij
kit in the ceum vi er -
, . . i i ii n irv 1 1. uiiui.. - - -
QUI 1U J
i,.i cauorni montns.
ver, we have been nouns
ars to be a trend toward the
. c . Mn,a kindlv at
iiopmeni i .
I T J Ik. nnloellt. Or WOOO.S
, as some peopie iiarc
:;h some iukw'
emsto be a feeling that per
.. i il. littu animal
I after an, me ...". -----Lis
an innocent victim, of an
I . 1 Unci tfl (TO
rst evidence of this new, more
i i n ennn
tly trend appeareu m
here, among the displays of
e bonnets, blue one-piece pa
ss with feet, and other assorted
. . r,t sliDDers.
(ties, were u
toe was the Image of the head
mil- hit.,, skunk.
i grinning uuc w J
the heel extended to form Its
65th YEAR NO. 103 14 PAGES Associated Press
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, Tlll'KSDAY
AFTERNOON, DEC. 28, 1930 53.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countiq
Policeman Dies In
Fla. Road Mishap
ea rrebs . - . .
Construction Underway On Balsam Manor Apartments
La Claus brought at least one
ll. iiirl a nalr.
: 6". i
She was deiigniea. ,
Lr a hard day with gun and
foy horse, she found ai "J
were they a weicuiu
. i Vnnta. hut that
Uwent perfectly with her Hop-
M Cassioy sun..
Then one night recentty , woman
.... .ii-. kHmUtait that not
II qui! aiiuw pv' --. .
y did she have 290 birds, but
pet skunk as well. :
r . , .Li. ..nrninff rieht
And oniy ns " - - .
L ur,.t.,,iilp wp saw an ai-
dive young girl walking down
lam Street. .
On the shoulder o ner iw
iittle cloth skunk.
ffayncsvllle will be represent
... . . . . n camp
next Monday s uaiot
inni Tninsor whose mother
Jis raised In this fair city,
Ttheduled to see action with Wash
I . . ...,. iko npnprals
pgion ana uee "
ike the field against wyouims.
.. rl 11! r ulDC MlRS
Mrs U. M, 1TOUU1KC1
udlle Jones of Waynesville before
I PL. n . rr li:Mrtnt QTIn Bill.
one, ivii. icuiuntE,, -lhn
U a 9n.vpapjld W & L SOphO-
Jiore, call Louisville, Ky., their
Bill, however, was born in Asne-
ille. . .
He starred at Manual Hign m
.ouisviiip hpfnrp matriculating at
.exington, Va., and is considered
me of the Generals best varsity
irospeets for the next two seasons.
former Waynesville policeman, lost
li nr. tM an hutn arcidpnt at
nis "e t" a"
Green Cove Springs, norma, rn
day. He was stationed at the Given.
Cove Springs Navy Base.
Police Chief Sharpe Guthrie ot
Green Cove Springs said the sei
viceman's auto left the high.i
anA orauhort illlll a tri'O.
The Waynesville man had sorwd
. ... ,ir..,J nr.,,. IT 1
in the Navy during wuim .u
and. following his honorable dis
charge, he joined the local pome
. . i :.. An,tst 1Q17
nnnnr nii'ii I. ill jiuku'M .u...
He resigned in Julyima u ie
enlist in the Navy.
Funeral services will be bold in
the First Methodist Church this
(Thursday) afternoon at two
o'clock. The Rev. J. E. Yountz. pas-
. . . i 1, t,r r
tnr. oniciatea ana w.is
the Rev. Broadus K. Wall, pastor
of the First Baptist ummi. in
terment was in t rawiom ivn ni...
Park with memht-rs ot the H.'.v
wood Post No. 47, American l.e-
eion in charge ot gravesioe i nes.
Pallbearers were wu n......
Boyd Medford, Charles Teague.
Harry Evans, Jr., Bruce Jawies.
and Oren Coin.
Surviving are the wife, Mrs.
Kathleen Blankership Kodgers; one
son, William Koclgers; uie inu' .
Mrs Gilbert Beeves; one s.s.v..
Mrs. Don Krueger of North Da
kota; and one brother, Edwin K.
Rodgers of Miami. .1 ,
The body arrived late yesterday UT:nnGrs An ..-i
.nrl Hl-remain at Crawford H- YYlIinei 1M
neral Home until the hour of the
JL-: tTtill '!?
i' , .
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The WaynrM-iUc lMm riiih'a
1!I50 Christmas fhrrr luml
c a m p a I R n hit iroxlmaUly
$1,100 rnmiKh to take apirxl
mately 1 10 needy children on
Club ofllelaN expressed their
deepest aratitude t the ruton
ary generosity of the people of
the Waynesville arej In their
response to the appeal.
The operation of the dime
board and the two 'three-hour
radio hroudeasts featured the
rampaiitn to provide a real
ChrUlmas lor 'children whose
prospects for one were pretty
... . i it' i. .. .......i.tl hit otn
Wl,,h,r permitting, the apartments .re to be lStatf Vmoy.
apartment, .id every effort would ne maue
Mrs. .1 M I.iiekadno anil daugh
ter, Paula, lell this week to visit
the tornier's parents-in-law. Mr.
and Mr. W. I., l.urkudoo. in El
li'iilinro, N. ('.
ions oi uit jiiub '
in Pllfh nf the tlllVC
J divisions were awarded $5 each as
AH Needy Cases
feared For By
Hay wood Public
1 . -. ,1-1-A Vi.f
! tach of the 58 cases as hsicu
Ithe Wpifaro ripnartmem were tak-
! i . . . .jttitf I n
fi py noon rnaay, accoi uu.s
f"is. nam yueen, buci
A n,,i tiuidiialii. and or-
IIU1IIUC1 Ul illU
ganizations took cases, and some
;nmnouted casn, wnicn "a"-"
by the staff of the Welfare office
iin Durchasinu rlnthinB and food for
lhe needy cases.
ueliveries were made Dy mei"
rs of the staff to the needy
! Mr and Mrs. Marry uouiniv o.
I John's Church, and Patrick's Cale
! ...i i i iw, inn nrizes in the
i icria imi" "
i Richland Garden Club's Christmas
! Decoration Contest.
! Mrs. Huius Siler. the president
, . 'of the elul), announce"
Haywood County school siuouus , ( f (he jid(,t,s todav
during tne iasi , ""V ' . h,
educated better than they had been
In nrevious years. . , hi,.,:,, nrize
Suoerintendent i , ..... ln th nlll.
uiuiuj ...i,,,.. St .lilms won ins'
Jack Messer said in an interview . . . Naivitv sccnc
last weekend that me ovt,u. ilMa Mrs. Bourne's display oi
structional program im u- ., jl;lM)as rP0 on the door oi
ty's schools was stronger general . Ha(.u,0()(1 h(,mc was judged
this year than it had been in the
past. u. ,, Patrick's Cafeterias canny an.
Major reason for this, he ,r hvviid nouSe, reindeer ami
dared, was that the coun not g nu in the
only had more teachers-but bit mm,r&dl divisio.
ter teaching. r Running dose behind the win-
j i. ,oi,,r rpasnn for tills. . " , .u hi.ililv favor-
AIKI l"c '""J"" ,- . in , ners and Winning ure
he explained, Was the increase in j nir
state teacner saiauc. ..;, displays by Mr. ana m. -
"The higher pay attracted the , im u Mr and Mrs. .in-
hlgher type people to fill vacan- Mf and Mrs. Ralph
cies. '.'" , i ricVnst the Waynesville Gift Shop,
"The the same time it cnt.-oui.ifc-, Mrs E yountz
ied the veterans already in in M(,,m,(list parsonage.
Li,c anrf increased efficiency by , ot t '- M R c Laoe
J""" u ..rthp wnr- . I lie jimt,v.i ,, ,,,,
relieving many oi muu. o. ; ,)r and Mrs. Gray, an oi
ry that accompames -"- junuluska
w in i.OIfCl
Haywooa siirsiDaDy.ui ji
Banks, Post Office
To Close, Stores
To Be Open Jan. 1
Banks and postoffices throuh
oul Haywood county will he
closed New Year's Day.
But Waynesville stores will
remain open as usual.
The members of the Merchants
Association before Christmas had
voted a December 25 and 26
holiday, and to remain open
Amonir the banks which will
be closed New Year's Day arc
the First National oi nijnrMun
and the First State of HaWlwood.
Rocky Branch Church
Watch Service Dec. 31
The Rocky Branch Baptist
Church will hold a watch service
Sunday starting at 7 p.m.
A special invitation Is extend
ed to singers.
tll9 - -
"T17cen; Won Prize For St. John's Church
Tl i ...... ..I..11I0
i nursaay, uec. to rariiy ti"j
"d cold Thursday. Not quite. so
ml,! r-; j
-'i r i iuay.
'Official Waynesville tempera
're as recorded by the staff of
"V State Test Farm,):
n.. ' M.. Ml PrMC.
Hiajh. - -
Dec. 21 .......... 44 10
" 22 41 17
" 23 57 15
" 24 .... ...... 56 45
" 25 53 15
" 26 ...;...:.... 58 33
" 27 53 24
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, 't ;lra
Somewhere in Haywood coun-
: I I : t I . 1... Ii. p It
ty a very special iime
preparing lo be Inlrodiuvd to the
It will be the lirst white baby
As in the oast when a baby i1-
1.... ., ii,., r.rwi ,,r ii ni'u vcar a
11, j, 11 1 M, in ... ...
shmviM- of uifts is bi-ing pivpand
by local merchants.
The rules of the IDM First Baby
Both mother and lather mils' be
white residents of Haywood coun
The actual day, hour and minuti
must be confirmed by the attend
The baby's birth certificate must
be submitted at the time' of entry
til will be returned to Hie paremsi.
The decision of t he judges will
lie final and will be announced
-. 1 In. vnlimitlcd to
J-.IJI I 1 1 inn 1
The Moiinl.iiiHir noi later man
10 a. m. Jaunary 1.
Business firms donating gifts In
clude Pet Dairy, lielk-llildsnn.
ci.,1,. Hunk of lla.elwood.
vlrestone Wavnesville I sundry.
I .i us. ( urns ihiik
timii.-il Home, danvil
KnniI v ('omt)any. and
llll I l" 1 ' '
i.in.-ilnska Siimilv Conipanv.
The donations bein- 1 iale b.
these firms arc listed in Hie dver
tisement on Hie first page ot he
second section of this !ssu'.
Mr and Mr JelT Beeves have
returned lo their homo in Kanna-
polis idler 4.vilt.t,lbC lOUtieis
mother. Mis. M. H Beeves.
Year's Income Will
Top '49 Receipts
Waynesville area folks didn't
buy s many stamps at Hip local
post utTire this Christmas season
as they did in the Christmas seaon
or 1 -;
But postal business ' generally. .
including stamp sales, has U-en
better this year than In 1949 a
Col J. Hardin Howell, Wavne-'
ville postmaster, forecast today tnat
11(50 liuslness would lie $20,000
above that for the previous year.
I Increased activity by .local firm,
lie described as the dominant tic
tor in this higher figure.
The !!) business ran over $64.
Heferring to stamp sales for the
period from December t thitush
December 27. Colonel Howell re-,
ported Dies amounted to S.lCtlJU
i During the same period last year,
I the post olTire did $6,538.03 In.
Approximately no per irrm .
the stamps are sold during the
In the last 27 days of this month,
the. local pot ouu U
three-cent stamps, he added.
Weekend Freny vuiei
Judging from the early experi
ences of a Haywood County orai
tee. it's pretty much the same old
"It's still the same old 'liepp,
Twoop, threep, forp," reports
llardv It. Stinnett of Clyde from
Camp Burkcr.Ala., " hurry up and
wait, stand In line, and fall out
with those thousand yard stares at
(i in the morning."
Then he adds:
"But all In all It's a pretty fair
Santa Claus I. numb! officers a
Deputy Sheriff Everett McMioy
T.I.. iiimth from acute alrohol-
Ism Saturday and Christmas Day
cast a grim taint over an otherwise
quiet peaceful Haywood County
On the highways, Haywood i rec
ord was free of blood.
No fatalities nor serious injuries
were reported in the scattered col-
' iivinns which occurred over the
. MllL' 1 Mllios v.v-.--.
1 TIT ViMIlt Hov Ht'tlT IUI i' ..... , j
,ml.ni M(c l Woltixn 3 whlp shpnf( rred
,ir!"""' , 4 . .-, .,110ns i Campbell s department had -en
With it they found 4.i0 gallons ,
i..f ,,,:,sli in fermentation 1 ., ' ...., n,i his deputies.
1 lie -11 1 in Mini -
however, had a busy weekend of tn-
, vestigalion. thougn iney mmir
1 ..urailvelv fewer arrests than the
No one was on he scene w h. n loc ce r.
th" """','s arnv',d- , atU cent Roy Keece. home from
Mr ...Recce said the .still was an U' fhet (nt tV
unusual one, will, a Hue .."" J' J ekend. bagged a 450
tlir !l. lb"' 1 1"' w",,,,1 , , I Christmas Day.
pass through as ,u a holler - "manufacturers'' craped t-
Tbe I-I-'--'' "ir"'''- ,a 7hV," " the ..fflrers arrived
avwo,l County now in (barge m ()la(. In Bea.verdam
,he ATI 's Winsloo-Salem district, -j sh(,rjff.H olicers six gallon
was lakiim sonietbim.' "I a lM,s1" f ..whiu. iqUor" and half a doien
man's holiday when he went " . .
11... raid ' -wavnesville I'oltcc arrests
He had arrived here Friday for, fm. misd,.ameaners. Chief
his Christina- vaeaiion vm" " " N(1l,llK reported:
learned thai llie -uu n.m
ti... tiiii ui.sn t iiocraiing. on. ,
the mash had been wanned up lb.
11 fi tJ
,,,--'gM: . ' ,u notrtoor display division in the Richland
. . .p. won first prize in the ou door dispi y Patrick's
John's Church's ixauvu, : rnniv jhe winners in me
Cafeteria and Mr. and Mrs. Harry
To Burn Car
Somebody tried -',k" ('brN-
mas hoi for Jame:- Pander oi Ean
ford Station. S. C.
Sheriff's orTircrs were snu i.u.--
ing today for the person wno
shoved Painters care ove. "
in the Hemphill section, broke all
the glass in it. then lighted fire'
under the front and rear.
Painter, visiting, relatives,
the Christinas weekend, discovered
the damage cm '" """ "
Deputy Snerm can ohk.
ported that the attempt to make a
really Hot rod out of Painters.
1939 Plvmouth was a iiuy.
The biaze died before the flames
did anything worse than sear the
However, the damage was heavy.
The officer said the damage was
done late Chr-' E"" in Boone'v
This glimpse of Army life was
contained In a letter the soldier
from Haywood wrote to The Mount
aineer jiist before Christmas.
Many of the boys didn't get home
Hut they did the next, best thing.
They decorated the mess hall in 1
Christmas colors, and put up a
Christmas tree in the company
Mack in the Army of World wai
one of the biggest events of the
day in camp was getting mall from
And this new Army"
Well, advises Haidy:
be sure to keep writing
I lw, si. tellers "
1 ;.. ii... ,'irvf 1
The Clyde yuin ,.,,,,,
group of draftees Ilaywood ( ountv fr
,en( into service since the outhieaK j sutiunei
of the conflict in Korea worked throutd the western area
He and 23 other young men weie ;il had particip-
inducled November 1 , , j() , ,h,, ,aids whirh
is letter, with just a lew ires , ,. ,( mosh,.,e plants
cut oill oeiausi- i
(See Same Old Page (.1
(See Simla ( l.ius Page fil
Soldier In Battle Zone
Remembers Needy At Home
.. 1.-.. ; K f tr.i .
.. . . r.. ....bin- nn Miu.11.9-"
fc,?m : ,he l)rJhibition
tu.il !Or VIHKn'i'u
w:inT;' w- f,,r farryin8 fkcyt!
he had " , antt une for a trat-
purpose . -
ti,. Molalion .
I the tw deaths. Dr J Fran
' cd sr,ai
1 ...rtions ot the cotintv.
in c,iii-t. 1
tc each rase.
victim had been
Dr Pate reimi't'"'
,1 th i' ome of
rate ire" " - ci -,See
Weekend Pase 61
lean soldier in Korea
has plenty of troubles of his own. r
But one soldier from Waynes
ville could foiict his own to re
member that some people hack
home had troubles, too. ;
As early as November 2(1. in
William C. McBride, son of Mr. 1
and Mrs. K. C. McBride of As
sembly Street, remembered that ;
hi, old Sunday S- hool rbr
would soon start their annua
campaisn to help needy folks t
'In a letter to Robert H.
son, Sr.. his former Sunday
School teacher, the youth said
he had sent his mother cash
donation for the drive.
Mr Gibson declined to men
tion the sire of the ift. but
described B as "very generous.
The young soldier, servins
with the 507th. Signal Service
v.nwu here in lore.
ju.it meiitioi.i d this f;.ct briefly
in passing. H's letter as a
friendlv. informal one. asking
about his former Sunday School
The school take"- care ot fami
lies listed by the Salvation Army,
In his Utter from the ar
tone Bill McBride said he found
that when he reached Soeul.
Sooth Korean capital, he found
that the Salvation Army alrejdv
had et up a headquarter there.
"They're Just about every
where, I guess," he aid.
Mr Gibson, w ho taught Bill on
Sundays from the time the youth
"first started readins until he
left for military service, said the
young soldier was away last
"im he sent in a don.t.on
just the .amc." he revealed.
Injured ... . 23
Killed . . . . 7
(This Information com
piled from Becords o
State Hldwa W
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