tamukd ra cr
Comp 220-230 S M?
tek was dr on our
ffbe attendance records
'Sunday School class
rnouncement of the
'STiob t the Metho
.,?! Uroy West
u....on't missed 1
3ucW '"" --nw.
county with a record
W.. Brown -
His latncr is uieim
r .. furniture
iui n'1-4 . -
At home, wrs.
most people wins. 'c
Lor, since his first name
Ilia MS 1113 Iv
on the young attorney
or. is that his tamer ai-
Itpd his nuaaie uauic,
w . ...
Is Even Worse
liamey is very fond of ap
act. he can often be seen
icm throughout the day
Lr day while looking on
missioner s meeting, Mr.
Las enjoying his favorite
It'll ail 01 a suuuen im
the spittoon several feet
threw the remainder of
away, and had a look of
h his face. Apparently he
rotten spot, or maybe
fc worse like the man
is worse than biting Into
and seeing a worm?"
half a worm," came the
HMshed Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
She: I think men. should
wear something to show they
are married. Women wear
He: Men wear something to
show they're married. They
wear last year's clothes.
66th YEAR NO. 16 16 PAGES Associated Press
WAYNESYILLE, N . THURSDAY. AFTERNOON, FEB. 22, 1951 . $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counti
Civic Leaders Make Plans For Annual Red Cross Roll Call
. , s t
Final details for the annual roll call of the Red Cross were completed by this group meeting this week. The campaign will begin March
first. Seated, left to right: Mrs. Ethel McDarrls, secretary; A. J. Fancher and L, K. Barber, co-chairmen, and Mrs, Fred Y. Campbell,
chairman of business and residential areas. Standing: B. C Francis and Mrs. C. O. Newell, rural districts; W. 11. K. Millar, profes
sional groups; Mrs. Lucy Jones, schools, and Leo Weill, advisor and chairman special contributions group. (Staff Photo).
Liner went to the Lake
la school the other night,
(all set to enjoy the pro-
st as he became comfort
scat broke, and he had to
tight perhaps he was us-
feat made for "lighter
and was about to forget
lent, when in came a man
not fall into the heavier
V just as he sat down, the
ihed. That proved to Mr.
i it was the seats at fault.
I (he program, a count
'"1 hrr.Lra.. uol. I
wvnvii ocavg, 111 itic
Jg Good Time
Carl Setzer had lots of
his hands today. He was
man to report for work in
Jiff's office, and was eoing
fitinc duties more than an
lad of schedule.
began Wednesday after-
pg a raid for whiskey
Brendle Creek. Deputy
Pgcther with Deputy Ever-
Jroy found a still, and four
f mash. The "chopping
quired a lot of axe sling-
FPuty SeUer. and his wrist
? nt haywire, gaining more
i"uui in iu nours
Firm Bought By
Ed Mottinger, president of Way
nesville Tractor Company, Inc., an
nounced today the firm is open for
business in the recently completed
Burgin Building at the Depot.
Mr. Mottinger, and associates,
recently bought the Mountain Sup
ply Company from Rogers Brothers
here. The formal opening of the
new firm will be staged at an early
date, Mr. Mottinger said.
Mr Mottinger .is formerly of
WhileviUftfnd . foejtoe. years .waaJ
associated with the Firestone Tire
and Rubber Company. Prior to that
time, he served six years in the
He will handle the complete line
of Ford Tractors and Dearborn
In addition to sales, he will have
a service department for all makes
of tractors, with Enos Boyd in
Mr. Mottinger plans to move his
family here in the near future.
TO HAVE OPERATION
Mrs. S. H. Bushnell was sched
uled to undergo an operation at
Duke Hospital this morning. Mis.
Beii Sloan, her daughter, and Sam
H. Bushnell, Jr.; her son, are with
Small Children Have
row Escape With Fire
KS. i. E. BURNETTE
pwrence Mint pf Cecil.
a in saving her two small
irom their burning home
rtay. but the hrmso onri
things was burned to the
Mrs. Mintz Wa nnlv a
itance away, at the hm
fsband's parents, when the
me cmidren called her
he burnlnif buUdlne. Mr.
fs wy at work.
she had carried out the
Hne and two years old
rrs nad made surh head.
was unable to return
f' the hnusphnM uniuli
a - atvw.
p with clothing and other
raaio appeal brought
donations Th i
'' Present with Mr. Mint',
vna Mrs. Joha Mint.
Religious Census Will
Be Conducted On Sunday
3 Haywood FFA
Members Win In
Haywood County speakers swept
three out of five places in the F.
F. A. public speaking contest held
at Cullowhce Wednesday afternoon.
6 ld6nCe8r was open to T.T. A".
members in all counties from Hay
Pete Noland of Crabtree, speak
ing on "More Milk" placed second.
He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Noland of the Hyder Mountain sec
tion. Waynesville's Wade Francis
took fourth place, and "Wicky"
Haynes of Clyde was fifth.
First and third honors were won
by speakers from Bryson City and
Commission Pushing On
Gathering Data For Report
Hay wood Scene Is
Color Cover For
New N.C. Booklet
The "Rooftop of Eastern Ameri
ca' is Haywood's Devil's Court
House, affording to the caption
on the rover of "North Carolina
The Tar Heel State." The
picture U In full color.
The booklet was published by
the State Department of Con
servation and Development pri
marily fur response to inquir
ies from out-or-state school chil
dren and for distribution through
military ramps. It is hoped that
the supply will be sufficient to
till all requests for single copies.
The community-wide religious
census will get underway Sunday
afternoon, with all denominations
The Aliens Creek community
have completed the work in their
area, and Hazelwood churches have
divided that area into three
parts, and will. begin at two o'clock
on Sunday .
The Waynesville churches will
pool their workers, and a meeting
will be held at the First Baptist
1h"uTcri? of alt canvassers at two
o'clock, and after a briefing, and
final Instructions, will make the
survey of Waynesville. .
The results of the canvass will
be computed and all churches giv
en the details.
By Sheriff's Dept.
Officers found another oil-drum
still Wednesday, together with four
barrels of mash.
; Deputies Carl Setzer and Everett
McElroy found the galvanized out
fit on Brendle Creek. Besides the
mash, the officers found a quantity
of tubs and buckets. Thfe mash was
destroyed, and the drum stiu
brought In. This is the second sucn
outfit found and destroyed in the
past four weeks.
J'-y. February 22 Fair and
- winay Thursday.-fri-l-udyandwer.
hcnriiM I tempera-
Max." Mln. Rainfall
Hz Jfft .- An
- DT 49 .10
There is one "boarding" place
in Waynesville that reports busi
ness is "slow but even the Cham
ber of Commerce is not going to
get a case of dithers over the news.
The operator of the place is
Sheriff Fred Campbell he report
ed this morning that he only had
"two boarders" in jail.
This is usually the case right
after a crimlnat term of court,
when the prisoners are sent to road
camps or the state penilentary. ,
L. L. McDowell, of
Canton, Joins Marines
Lorin L. McDowell, 20, of Can
ton, has been accepted for enlist
mcnt in the U. S. Marine Corps. He
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. L. C.
MrDowell of Route 2, Canton. He
is now at the Marine Corps Re
rrnit DeDot at Parris Island for
eight weeks' basic training.
Fleeing Drunk Man Finds
Pathway Full Of Thorns
There, is a 20-year-old Haywood
man who would perhaps go stark
crazy if he heard the song, "My
Wild Irish Rose."
' It is n : that h has anything a-
galnst the Irish, or pretty music,
but the mere mention of a rose,
causes him to start stinging all
The episode started when the
young fellow started raising a fuss
at the Little Rock Station. The man
was "fussy drunk,'' according to
Sheriff Fred Campbell, who was
called to take over the situation.
As the officers arrived, the
vnuno follow hroke out In a run
was Sheriff Campbell. Up the hill
thev went, and as they startea
down the other side, the man went
head first into a matted thicket of
wild rose bushes. He could not
move, and all Sheriff Campbell
could see was the man's feet.
The sheriff obligingly held
flashlight and ordered the man to
back out, and behave."
The order did not have to be re-
The man did as he was
tnld. and was brought to jail.
Officers picked 30 large thorns
from the man's face, and did not
those extracted from his
chnniHprs and hands.
a hear tran could not have new
Red Cross Group
Set To Start On
Roll Call Drive
Businessmen and women and
other community leaders have been
named to spearhead the 1951 Red
Cross Fund Drive, it has been an
nounced by the Rev. Malcolm Wil
liamson, Haywood chapter chair
man. The quota is $3,775.
Heading the list as co-ehnirnien
of the drive are: A. J. Fawner and
L. K. Barber. Serving with them
as chairmen of their respective
groups are Mrs. Fred Campbell,
Business and Residential . areas;
Mrs. Lucy Jones, Schools; W. H
F. Millar, Professional; Mrs. C. O.
Newell, Rural; Leo Weill, Civic
These key men and women met
the first of this week, and will
shortly announce the names of
N. C. Symphony To
Give 2 Concerts
In This County
The North Carolina Little Sym
phony will give two concerts in
Haywood next week At Canton
on Monday, 26th, and at Waynes
ville on the 28th.
The children's concert will he
Kiven at one o'clock, and the main
concert at eight, at the high school.
The same program will be given
both here and in Canton.
Mrs. Freida Knopff (s in charge
here, and C. C. Poindexter, in Can
The program will Include num
bers from Mozart, Beethoven, Wald-
leufel, Dubussy, Greig, Novacek,
Guion and Ollenbaeh.
Tickets will be available at the
The inter-city survey commis
sion of Waynesville and Hazelwood
are continuing their study of the
mutual problems of the two towns
Considerable work is being car
ried on in exploring all phases of
Important data and authorallve in
formation to lie presented to the
two town hoards, and the public,
it was learned,
It was also learned Dial there is
a feeling by the members of the
7-man commission Unit .substantial
progress is being made, and a lot
of constructive work is being made
towards completing the formal report.
The commission is compiling in
formation from a number of agen
cies, and sources, ami will incor
porate all this in their formal re
port, It was said.
No definite dale for Hie next
meeting has been set, pending the
return of Chairman 1). Reeves No-
land to town. It is almost certain
a meeting will he held early in the
Rev. J. E. Yountz is general their team captains and other
(See Census Page 8) (Sec Red Cross Pace 8)
Canton School Robbed
Musical Instruments And
Quantity Of Food Supplies
Canton police and the Sheriff's
office may not be stopping, but
they'll certainly be looking and
listening for a person or persons
who will be tooting their horns.
More precisely, the culprit might
be using one of the musical instru
ments stolen from the North Can
ton School on Tuesday night. And
If all that blowing makes him hun
gry, he'll have a choice of the food
that is missing from the school
A. J. Hutchins, superintendent
of Canton schools, stales that the
thief left no marks to show how
he entered the building. Besides
taking food, and a probable several
hundred dollars worth of instru
ments belonging to members of
the band, he also ransacked class
(See Canton School Paec 8)
Moody Hurt When
Car Leaves Road
Manuel Houston Moody suffered
cuts about the head when his car
left Highway 284 Wednesday night,
and went down a 12-foot embank
ment. Moody, the lone occupant in the
car,' was given treatment at tut
Haywood County Hospital.
The car was badly damaged, ac
cording to Patrolman B. L. Basden,
who Is making an investigation of
Details Being Tushed
To Get Bids Adver
tised March First; Con
tract Let Early April
This morning it looked like tho
machinery was all set to start mov
ing dirt for the $760,000 Haywood
County Hospital addition by April
The final plans are being given
the onceover by the North Caro
lina Medical Care Commission, and
H. E. Hamilton, of the commission,
told The Mountaineer from Rsleigh
today that indications were that
the project would be advertised for
bids the first week in March. Tha
30-day period of advertising, would
enable the contract to be let the
first week in April, with a tipula
lion that work must start within
10 days afer awarding of the con
tract. A sum of $780,000 has been set
up for the 5-story building, pro
viding space for 49 beds. This will
also include cost of equipment,
which is estimated will be about
Estimates are that 8 months to
a year will be required to build the
structure, which will connect to
the present building. Four con
tracts will be given a general con
tract, heating and ventilation,
plumbing and electrical. The en
tire units of operating rooms will
be air conditioned.
The county Is putting up $225,
000 of the total of the building and
equipment. This was provided in
a special bond election last Sep
tember by a 13 to 1 vote of the
Lee Davis, administrator of the
hospital, and board of trustees,
have received plans and specifica
tions, and all agree that "It is a
thing of beauty, and designed for
efficiency, and to meet an urgent
need." . .. .'.
Contest Set 27th
The public is invited to the 42nd
Annual Declamation contest, spon
sored by the Dorcas Bell Love
chapter of the D. A. R. on Tues
day, February 27. U will take place
at 9:45 a. m. in the auditorium of
the Waynesville High School. Nine
speakers are planning to enter the
contest, which is open to all high
Last year's contest was won by
Danny McClure, then in his second
year of high school. Another form
er winner Is Malcolm Williomson,
recent winner of the declamation
contest at the State Republican
RE A Group Attend
Several representatives of the
Haywood Electric Membership
Corporation are attending the two
day stale association in Raleigh
this week. The delegates from the
Havwood group includes: R. C.
Sheffield, manager; R. E. Scnlellc
attornev: Carter Osborne. C. W.
London and II. W. Davis, directors,
Town Would Get
Big Sum For
G. C. Ferguson, town manager,
is attending a special hearing be
fore the General Assembly relative
to a proposed bill to give the towns
funds for general street work. The
bill, based on the 1950 census,
would give Waynesville between
$25,000 and $30,000 for streets used
as main highways. Mr. Ferguson
The hearing is being sponsored
by the North Carolina League of
Waste Paper Pick-Up To
Be Made Sunday Afternoon
Bob Hall, chairman of the Junior
Chamber of Commerce Waste Pap-
16 Haywood Reporters Of Mountaineer Study News Gathering
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Sixteen of the reporters for The Mountaineer from Haywood communities here at the Towne House Wednesday for a luncheon and
conference on news gathering, with the staff of this newspaper leading the discussions. Those attending included: kneeling in front,
Miss Peggy Bradshaw, Crabtree; seated, left to right: Mrs. Eugene Woods, Crabtree; Mrs. Roy Medford, Iron Duff; Mrs. Maude Os
borne, South Clyde; Mrs. George Boring, White Oak; Mrs. Martin Rogers, Stamey Cove; and Mrs. Weaver Sheffield, Center Pigeon.
Standing left to right: Mrs. Sam Ferguson, Fines Creek; Mrs. Carl Jones .Katcliffe Cove; Mrs. Bill Hollingsworth, Francis Cove; Mrs.
Lovd R. Jones Hominy; Mrs. Bill Hembree. Aliens Creek; Mrs. J. Edgar Burnette, Cecil; Mrs. George Worley, Beaverdam; Mrs.
Charles Layman, Crusq, and Mrs, Horace Peek, West Pigeon, (Staff Photo).
er Drive, today voiced an urgent
reminder to residents of the areas
covered in the drive to have their
waste paper out this Sunday, Feb
ruary 25, between I and 6 p. in.
The drive will include the fol
lowing areas: Dellwood Road to
New Highway, Ashevillc Road to
Cedar Top including Ralcliiie
Cove, Pigeon Road to Waynesville
City Limits, Balsam Road to Day
ton Rubber Company, and the
towns of Hazelwood and Waynes
ville. While the Jay Cees are particu
larly anxious to have old newspap
ers, magazines and catalogs, they
will also take clothes hangers, rags
Sale of the material thus collect
ed will raise funds for the Jay
Cee's varfous civic projects. As
sisting Mr. Hall in this drive are E.
Miller Ingram and Dwight Beaty.
Injured .... 7
(This information conn
piled from Record f
State Bichway PatroL)
-57 49 .10 young felhw broke out In a run I IsjMajpjMaMPaajl
M for the woods. Right on his heels j the man better, one officer saia. . . ... . . ; . ', ... . , ; . . .... ,;" .. ' .
Out Your Waste Paper For The Jaycee Paper Drive Sunday Afternoon -The Money Is For Civic Projects