-TAMAJU rre cn
Cump 220-Q ft fV
A woman ncrer knows
what kind of a dress she
dors not tike until she bujs
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ik poller i
lnr r . thev ran ex-
hra,M . u7 'm . silly
luur inyuu . .
rear ' f, i,0in
w afternoon .v"
.nswered. and wo
, prions voice inquired:
will happen If I beat my
Jjipen men -'
P ' .. aloni. and I've
otion to call her out 1. the
d thrash her," the deter
Sce on the other end of
said. , . .
r not do that-you U be
;hW advised. "Get her out
.. mak a friend Of
l it over-settle it-better
I: than f IM. TaiK 11 UVCl
Ihborly way. and I believe
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av, what Is your name:
he las' question i ...
v.i-mi slowly out the
W as he said: "At least
)sk almost anyone what
r about C. L. Allen, of Al
clt, and they'll tell you he
ler of the Community De-
fct program in his area, an
preacher, a larmer,
ndi hard working civic
111 this is very true, and
Lhle But there Is another
which he has that few peo
i about. He is a pilot.
Y prove the point, he has
tal license that Is a ncen
t the tvpe craft he uses.
es not go for the modern
! planes he prefers to use
Ford, with special mud-
feid tires high-powered
tther dav he was showing
farm iudees about his
sty, and when he wanted
the too of a hill, he threw
tar-old Ford in low and
lough the pasture he went.
ing lady seemed to enjoy
no. but veiled bloody mur-
the descent and no, one
tually blame her, because
like the pose of thi ford
ping the ground, so stoc
trade. .' .''
Hen enjoys his car. and
tit exchange it for a later
'cause he now goes where
B regardless. ";'
tver gets around to naming
an appropriate name
'The Mountain Goat"
Fits, the young lady from
would agree when she
J her fright.
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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WAY N ESVILLE, N. G THURSDAY AFTERNOON, FEB. 1,1931 $3.00 In Advance in Haywpod and Jackson CounU
Hospital Officials Approve Plans For Addition
1 4 S
4 . X
Second Phase Of
Planning Set For Feb. 10
Trustees of the Haywood county Hospital are shown here as they formally approved the thick set of
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$760,000 furnished. Shown left to right: Lee Davis, hospital administrator; W. A. Bradley, W. J.
Stone, and Spaldon Underwood, chairman of the board. The plans are now in Raloigh for final
check-over by the N. (...Medical Care Commission. (Staff Photo).
Officials To Discuss
Program With Leaders
Plans for extending the road
building program in Haywood will
be discussed with Highway officials
here on Saturday, February 10th,
in the court house. The announce
ment was made yesterday by L.
l)Hie Thrasn. commissioner of the
10th HiKhway District.
Mr. Thrash sent notice to town
ship committeemen and other in
terested citizens and asked that
each community be represented and
participate in formulating plans
for extending the program.
The meeting is scheduled to be
gin at 9:30. and Commissioner
Thrash said a report on the pro
gress of the road program here In
Haywood to date would be explain
ed by engineers, as well as himself.
The formal notice said that
"large delegations just to try to
make an Impression will not oe
Hefore the rural road program
began, a similar meeting was held,
and renresentatives from each
community was heard as to sug
Officers Of Haywood Demonstration Farmers
IVaynesville Officials Give
EUazelvood People Notice
Gulling Off City VJaler
nptete was the account in
s issue of this newspaper of
Sherwood's auto accident
uranceman Edwin Paynes
'Must clipped and pasted
details in the article an
everythine I needed for
Jrance claim," Mr. Haynes
- ucucve in vne
11 efther PfPhet
',7, " rnaay to see. if
f fellow will see his shad-
fci v!!s,,so goes the story.
V & six more weeks of
the riau j . j
he does not see his
"6 IS SUDDOsei. ir. a .
that Spring is around
IM Friday you.U hm the
Th Fehruarv term of criminal
court will convene here Monday
morning, faced with a heavy
docket. Judge J. A. Rousseau will
Among the first things on sched
ule for the court on Monday morn
inn will be the selection of 18
jurors to serve on the Grand Jury.
The first nine accepted will serve
for one year, and the second nine
for six months until the July
term under the recent law as
passed by the General Assembly,
and introduced by Representative
Oral L Yates
Judge Rousseau, while holding
th January term of civil court,
told court officials that he hoped
to "clear the crowded criminal
docket" and did not want to try
any civil cases at this term.
According to the records, there
are 43 cases of persons charged
with driving while drunk. It is
understood that Solicitor Thad
Bryson, Jr.. plans to call these
cases for trial.
There are no major cases on
the docket, according to J. B. Sil-
er, clerk of court. "Just the usuai
run-of-the-mill" type, it was explained.
Officers were working ion,
hours overtime serving papers,
and preparing for the term.
Indications today were mai uie
(See Court Page 8)
'It Inn ka Jibs drv' water1 :Milotsl
for patrons on Hazelwood lines, un
less settlement is made on a $4,200
past due bill with the Town of Way
esville by February 20th. ',;
This is the sum and substance of
a statement by Town of Waynes
ville officials in a paid advertise
ment in today's issue. The state
ment is addressed to officials and
citizens of the Town of Hazelwood.
The statement summarized the ac
tion of the Waynesville board. In
giving formal notice of discontin
uance of water to Hazelwood un
less settlement is made of the past
Hup hill hv February 20th.
The statement also explains the
differences held between the two
towns over the new rates as insti
tutcd on September 1, 1949 by the
tnwn of Wavnesvllle. as per re
commendations following a survey
of costs, and similar charges be
tween other towns in the state.
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older 5now nurries.
.SS Mh tafl Of the
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GROUP VISITS RALEIGH IN
INTEREST OF LIBRARY
Mrs. T. L. Gwsui. member of the
State Lihrarv board. Miss Margaret
Johnston, county librarian, and
Mr. Gwyn attended a session of the
state appropriations committee in
Raleigh yesterday in the interest
of the request by the State Library
Commission for additional funds
to be used in state aid to county
llili ai res. . i ,
The' library commission is seek
in. an nrlHitlonal $264,000 to sup
plement the $660,000 ;;uocaiea m
the proposed budget., j,,
Mr. and Mr?. Gwy'rf and Miss
Johnston will return today.
HYE SHEPPE IN NEW YORK
hvp Shenne Is soendlna ten days
in New York City where he is pur
chasing merchandise for Sheppe"s
Department Store, .
Representative Oral L. Yates to
day introduced a bill in the House
of the General Assembly, entitled.
"An act for the protection and ad
vancement of the sheep raising,
poultry andlivestock industry in
North Carolina, and creating the
office of county dog warden in
furtherance of the provisions of
Representative Yates, while
here recently, said he would intro
duce the bill soon, as it was appar
ent that some law was needed for
proteciton of the farmer, as well as
getting more dogs listed on the
The text of the bill, as intro
duced today is as follows:
WHEREAS, the livestock, poul
try and sheep raising industry in
North Carolina is seriously handi
capped by the depredations of
stray or ownerless dogs ranging
the country side, and many of our
citizens engaged in the sheep rais
ing poultry and livestock industry,
suffer considerable financial loss
and irreparable injury by reason
of such depredations, and are with
out adequate remedy at law to re
cover their loss or prevent its rep
etition: NOW, THEREFORE, in or
der to lessen such loss and control
such ranging dogs.
The General Assembly of North
Carolina do enact:
Section 1. The Board of Coun
ty Commissioners in each county
In the State where the livestock,
sheep, raising or poultry industry
is established is hereby authorized,
in its discretion, to appoint a
County Dog Warden, and to de
termine the amount of his salary
and travel allowance, both of which
(See Dog Bill Page 8)
Canton Man Is
Missing In Korea
Corooral Arnold L. Morgan, 35,
son of Mrs. Annie Morgan Harbin,
and the late Rufus Morgan of Can
ton, has been reported missing In
action in Korea, according to a
message received by ins moiner.
The message stattd he was miss
ing on January 3, and this inform
ation was confirmed by lotter from
Maj. Gen. Edward F. Wetsell.
Cpl. Morgan Is a veteran of
World War 11, and served with
(See Canton Man Page 8)
N .Ml. ' 'k
Shown here are three of the newly elected oirieeis of the Haywood Demonstration farmers; left to
right: Van C, Wells, secretary; William Osborne, president, and Thurman Davis, vice president. Rob
ert Boone, treasurer, was not present when the picture was made. (Stall Photo).
County Hearing Quota In
Raising $19,408 For Polio
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300 Attend County-
Wide Baptist Meet
Sponsored by the Haywood Bap
tist Association, a county-wide
mass meeting was held at the
West Canton Baptist church Mon
day night, with Dr. J. C. Canipe,
secretary of Evangelism in the
Baptist State Convention, as
Approximately 300 ministers and
laymen representing the forty
eiaht churches in the county, at
tended the meeting, which was
held in preparation for the simul
taneous revival services planned
for the churches of the county
Small Fire Damage To
Roof At Spic And Span
Burning grease In an air vent,
set the roof of Spic and Soan afire
shortly after noon Wednesday.
Quick action on the part ot the
Waynesville firemen kept the dam
age to a minimum, it was explained
by Gay W. Manus, operator of the
The roof was soon patched, and
business continued as usual.
Firemen used the booster tank
on the truck, and also water from
the street flushing tanker.
'Aunt' Ida Receives $2 For
A Long Forgotten Account
Engineers Figuring On
Cost Of 6 School Units
"Aunt" Ida Mullis has a keen
.mi-n onrl bp Ann. iort-is b
IK. lllf-J OUU - - .
thing, but somehow, the 80-year-old
antlaue merchant let a transaction
of 1945 slip her mind.
It was not until she was nannea
a letter yesterday that she recalled
crediting a customer with ?2 back
in 1945. ' .
The letter, from a woman m
Florida, addressed to the postmast
er, explained that she owed the
"owner of the antlaue shop" $2,
but. she could not even remember
the name of operator or shop, ine
letter said the shop was just below
the bus station, and described the
owner. - y , .
Postal officials readily idenunea
"Aunt" Ida and gave her the letter,
with the $2.
"Aunt" lAa u haoDier over re-
roivina thm ti than she is when
d.sncinf a buck and wiri$ dance be
fore a crowd of admirers. Not that
the money meant too much, but the
reason that the person owing the
account had not forgotten.
The writer of the letter expiain
j tn fho nnst master that in the
event the owner had died, and had
-,-- mi-fives, that he shouia
give the $2 to some worthy organi
zation. "Aunt1' Ida beamed as she read,
and re-read the letter, and twisted
the crisp bills.
"Whoever it was that sent tne
u n onnii heart, to jv a
v,ina like that," the cheerful
Hunt" Trta flld.
"This $2 has made me happy; it
must have made the lady wno sem
i- i,orri an A now I'm going to
make some others happy with It
I'm going to give it to the Polio
drive I might be 80 years old, but
(See "Aaat Ida" Vu
When the last feDOft if tlie,"
current polio fund is checked,
Is believed the county goal of
$19,400 will be "In sight," is was
learned from Johnny Johnson area
chairman this morning.
With what we have in hand, and
with what we have been told "un
officially'' some plants and organ
izations have on hand, we will be
within $1,000 of the goal, Mr.
The members of the Secretaries
Club on Wednesday faced the bad
weather, and collected $569 in the
campaign for Polio. "We found
many porch lights awaiting us, and
the people were generous in the
response," Miss Mary Medford,
In commenting on the work of
the secretaries, Mr. Johnson paid
high tribute for their manner in
going after the money, and work
ing so hard In the bad weather.
Reports 'from Edwin Haynes, of
Canton, indicated that donations
in the Canton area were about on
a par with those In this end of the
county. Several major committees
are yet to make a report, Mr.
Mr, Johnson pointed out that
White Oak was the only Commu
nity development unit making a
complete report to date. "We have
heard indirectly form others, and
have estimated their gifts from all
of them in arriving at the total of
near I he coal," he explained. "We
arc still counting on these contri
butions in order to reach our
Miss Medford said she wanted
to pay tribute to the mcmbeis of
the club, as well as others who join
ed in the work Wednesday night.
These included Mrs. Rufus Siler,
Mrs, Stub Franklin, Mrs. 11. C.
Robinson, Mrs. E. K. Chambers,
Mrs. Merritt Brown, Mrs. Roger
(See Polio Page 8)
Much Interest In
Farm And Home
Much interest is bcinir shown in
the announcement that The
Mountaineer will soon begin pub
lishing a series of pictorial pages
of each of the 26 communities in
Scores of photographs have al
ready been made, and a wealth
of material is being gathered for
the special pages.
A number of farm and home
specialists have been shown the
draft of the plan, and all have
been highly pleased with the
manner in which the story Of
each community wil be present
ed in pictures and a factual
The first of the series wil begin
In the very near future.
Tax Listing Time
In Two Townships
William Osborne, of Clyde, was
named president of the Haywood
County Demonstration farmer:)' at
I he annual banquet here Monday
night. He succeeds R. C. Francis.
About 100 attended the meeting,
which featured serious considera
tion of farm problems, humorous
talks, a bountiful meal, and rec
ognition of groups assisting the
farmers with their program.
Other officers were Thurman
Davis, vice president; Van C. Well:;,
secretary, and Robert Boone, treas
urer. Mr. Francis war, in charge,' and
the Rev. Paul Thrower, president
of the Haywood Ministerial Asso
ciation, gave the invocation. The
women of the liatrlitfe Cove Meth
odist church served the meal in
the dining room of East Waynes
Mr. Francis gave the address of
welcome, and then cited some of
the accomplishments of the past.
He pointed Out that five new test
demonstration areas were put in
during 1950, which now shows the
Jonathan Creek 34 farms.
Morning Star 29 farms.
Dell wood 37 farms.
(Sec Farmcrs Page 31
Tax listing for Waynesville and
Beavcrdam townships has been ex
tended until February 15th, it Was
announced todav bv C. C. Francis,
j chairman of the board.
i The officials were taxed beyond
1 capacity during the latter days of
January, as hundreds rushed in
i to list their taxes.
I The other townships have c"in
Ipleled I heir work, Mr. Francis
said, and added, 'we feel I hat 15
days will he ample for of
1 Beavcrdam and Waynesville to
complete their listings."
Six major Haywood projects are
included in the State School Sur
vey report, and engineers expect
to have an estimated cost within
two weeks. The board of Education
have given no Idea as to what they
think the six projects will cost.
The engineers are to provide an
estimated cost on construction, al
so on equipment. The cost of any
proposed nw sites will have to be
made by the board, it was explain
ed. The estimates of cost are being
figured on the following six pro
jects. Item (1) A new building at
Bethel to be an elementary build
ing covering grades one through
eight, consisting of 30 class rooms
of which 10 will be primary rooms,
a full gymnasium and locker rooms,
lunch room to seat 500, a library,
teacher's rest rooms, offices, and a
Ttpm .2. An addition to the
Crabtree School Building consisting
of a gymnasium, a home economics
department, a science room, a
music room, two standard class
rooms and the conversion of the
existing gymnasium into an auditorium.
Ttem .a. The Wavnesvllle High
Sehool to follow essentially the
same 6 Rooms Science plan as
prepared for the Waynesville vo
cational Building by adding a gym-.
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nasium ana amnuaiu -."..
Item 4) The Dellwond School
building for elementary purpose to
contain 16 class rooms of which 8
are to be primary, an elementary
gymnasium, an auditorium, lunch
room, teacher's rest rooms, li
brary, offices, and clinic.
Item (5) The Waynesville Ele
mentary Building to contain 32
class rooms, of which 16 will be
primary, an auditorium, an ele
mentary gymnasium, lunch room,
library, clinic, offices and teach
er's rest rooms.
Item (6) A High School Physic
al Building at Clyde.
4-H Club Achievement Day
Program Set For Saturday
Mrs. lones Takes
Over Office As
Messer Dons Blue
Today marks the last offieal day
for Jack Messer as county superin
tendent of education He U turn
ing the keys to the office over to
Mrs. I.ucy Jones, he takes up his
Navy' uniform, which he took off
almost ,r years aio today.
Mr. Messer ha , received orders,
as a member of the Naval Reserve,
to report .to the West Coast for act
ive duty, lie will leave the 8th. He
holds the rank of Lieutenant, and
was in the Air 'Operations; division
during World War It,
Haywood's 1,500 members of
4-H Clubs will observe their an
nual achievement day in a dual
program here Saturday.
The first Dart of the program
will get underway at 11 o'clock, in
the court room, with Wade i rancis,
president of the county 4-H council,
The featured speaker of T-ne
morning session will be L. R. Har
rill, state 4-H Club Leader, and re
cently named man of the year for
the state. Mr. Harrill will be intro
duced by Oscar Phillips, district
The program will begin with the
invocation by the Rev. George Cul
brcth, of Hominy Plains Methodist
church, followed by the members
ffivim. the 4-H Club pledge.
j Richard Hipps wiU be in charge
of special mu oe. and the address of
welcome will be given by Jimmv:
McKlroy, The Crabtree-Iroii Duff;
club will give a special musical;
number, and Regina Ferguson, of
Fines Creek, will present the ,
Following Mr. HarriU's address.'
the Bethel club wil give a musical
number, and then will come the
awarding for medals for achieve
ments. This will be done by Grovcr
C. Dobbins, and Miss Jean Cluld
ers. assistant farm and home a
The group will adjourn for
lunch, following the saying of the
The second part of the program
will get underway at 1:30 at the
Waynesville Armory, and will be
a recreational program.
Record For ,
Injured.. l A
Killed .... 0
(This information com
piled from Records
State Highway fatroL)