The averate man now
lives 39 years lower thaa
he did in 1800. He has to
in order to et hi Uxes
Published Twico-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
WAYNESV1LLE, N. C, MONDAY 'AFTERNOON, APRIL 16, 1951 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countiet
66th YEAR NO. 31 14 PAGES Associated Press
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nidtmic of "fishing pox . a
W . n .rtult males.
outasof April's warm-
VeTOMS Continual cuui-
Kto need !r ""
, !,vilnn Patient has
1 pnssion. sometimes deaf
Md kids, tiaa no ww
ijiny Ulna. rirH"- -
I tickle catalogues. Hangs
Sports Goa aiuics
,kj1 Secret nigni U"C
L fishing pals. Mumbles to
l0 ' "JrvnnP.NO KNOWN
1 TREATMENT Medica-
useless, Disease s inn
should go fishing as often as
L For Homesickness
..u nf homesick folks from
vol count on The Mountain-v-n
thpm in touch with all
Liin( here. Mrs. George
C of White Oak reports re-
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4. IPTfPr I1UIII OUU
i . . . il
ls Williams, wnp are now v
Norfolk, Va. Aitnougn bod
nt unric and they are get-
join fine, they never want io
U community out of their
IW, Bfl ' .
olive here again. And tney
,inv ppttine the Mountaineer
taping up with the doings on
Hay wood's New Board Of Education Took Oath Here Today
li Street Cow
Ire was nothing extraordinary
the cow in a truck in ironi
Court House Saturday morn
nt a crowd of men surround
all morning long. Turner
Assistant County Agent,
Iins it as "Cows are that popu
nd that scarce along Main
i Now if a pretty woman was
klk past, you wouldn t see a
turned." (The County Agent s
wishes it made clear that
hew, Mr Cathev exDresses are
L. and do not necessarily re-
!he opinions of anyone else in
? i N HP 1 r-r 7.
. V .-X. '.vv .sNJC . a 4-jvy It
WaynesvlUe, and J. Letch Wortey, Bethel. (Staff Photo).
Soon Get Telephones
. . .i.! -i it.. no u; hnnrH nt F.Hiiratinn were sworn into off ice by J. B. SiltM". left, ('Km k
lnis scene took piaee inis iiioiuiiiB, siiuiiijr a "s . ... , . ,.
of court. The boaard immediately went into executive session. Left to right: Mr. Slier. Cole, R. Huncis. Chde. J-mo. W Mllian
Contract For Highway
From Lake To Canton
Slafprl For Leitinn 24th
Killian Named Chairman;
Hear Of OPS On
tine Salutes For 20
lutes As Flag
people who were disturbed
f condition of the flag in front
If Court House would have
gratified by the respect shown
was finauy brousht down. A
he private identified as Pfc
Pes W. West, home from
liicoon a five-day leave, stood
pmion the entire twenty mm
that it took to get the flag
As the flag came within
deputy Carl Setzer and
(ty asent officer John Carver
H it carefully so that it
V touched the ground.
If rope guiding the flag broke
I1 days ago, and the wind whip
Hie flag around the top of the
so that It could not be low
Deputy Setzer, homself a vet
of five years in the Army, de
i that "somclhinu had to be
!" and promptly did it. "We
kept working and the wind
blowine until tho faa unuld
fm a little. Then we started
-H again ' - --
new flag has been ordered to
! the damaged one.
1 Bills Passed
North farnli- A v
f y adjourned early Sunday
Pn. and today, Haywood's two
f""i. Senator Will gm Moil.
'nd RepresentativB Oral L.
were h,.i, i.
c up their personal business
'"ey ett off last January
( j "...iU uuis ciearea me
'Wure lefore the final gavel
Uen th l ,r) tm.
,ast week, became a law.
r man with extending Way
I e Water lines anrt mithnrtj.
Two Hurt When
Cars Collide At
Two men received painful in
juries, but not serious, about
midnight Friday, when their cars
collided on the Lake Junaluska As
The cars mot in a temporary fill
over the road, and two ocupnnts f
.one of the cars suffered facial cuts,
'and also cuts about the legs and
Cpl. Pritchard Smith, and Patrol
man Joe Murrill, of the highway
patrol investigated. David I'aiton,
of Boiling Springs, was charged
with failure to yield right-of-way.
Parton and Hugh Wells, a passeng
er, in ih Pm ton ear. were injured.
James Henry Simmonds, of Haz
elwood, was driver of the other ear.
Both cars were damaged about
$100 each, the patrolmen said.
A contract will soon be let for
hiuhwav construction on U.S. 19-23
between Wnynesville and Canton,
arcordini! to a statement by the
slat Iliirhwnv and Public Works
' WsViiniJrorO ii for
"grading and structures on 6.5G
miles from a point . . approximate
ly 3.5 miles northeast of Waynes
ville east through Clyde to a point
. . inside the city limits of Can
The new road will run on the
smith side of 'he Southern Railway
tracks from Canton through Clyde
to Luke Junaluska. The persons
through whose property the line
is run are Mrs. r.n.aui ui
Mrs. It. C Long, Fred Thompson,
Thomas Tate heirs, M. O. Gallo
way Claude Brown. Mrs Florence
Jones. Mrs. J. T. Jones, Fred Tay
lor W L, Messcr. John Stamey.
John Similiters, Kd Green, Mrs.
All retail troeerymen of the
area are requested to meet at the
court hoiiNe Thursday at ten
o'clock, and consult with OPS
officials on Regulation 16,
rrl n..HnKmnnl umu man
Aoday by Paul Davln, president 1
of the Merchants AsKOriation.
An official of Charlotte will
be here to explain the details of
Draft Board Still
Without Student Cards
The Selective Service Hoard an
nounces that H has not yet re
ceived nlTicia'1 informal ion from
Raleigh on the distribution of cards
to students eligible for the Selec
tive Service College Qualification
IIALLETT WARN AT HOME
James W. Killian was named
chairman of the new board of edu
cation, which look office here this
morning. Mr. Killian succeeds U.
T. Messer, as chairman.
The board went Into executive
session as soon as taking the oath
of office from J. U. Slier, clerk of
After electing Mr. Killian as
chairman, the hoard heard a group
fi-inii Cecil. 'and several individuals
on routine matters.
The board tf mGjd-ihop1, commit,
leeinen for'thc six iehool district
of the county. They explained Hint
I Hie members 'had ' not been con
tacted or notified of their uppoiut-
The commit loomon are as follows:
W;ivnc.ville Claude N. Allen.
(his Massie. Jim Noland. John
Filigi-r and Mcdlonl l.eallierwood
lietbel M V, Hialllletl, Walkel
Brown. Hugh Terrell, .. -I Heece
and Lenoir Moody.
Work Underway At
Cove; Fines Creek
Two rural telephone projects arc
under actual construction, and
third is In the engineer's office
awaiting formal approval. The
Mountaineer learned from J. Lov
ell Smith, district manager of
Southern Bell Telephone Company
Workmen arc setting poles
Ihrouth Saunook to the Kish Hat
cherv. serving the territory along
I t,n hk'liunv fiiim llaclwod to
Balsam (Jan. Ahoul 100 telephone
will he made available to that sec
Hon, Mr. Smith said. Some lines
will be two party, others four, aim
even some eight party lines.
"The big item right now is se
curing some special cable to be
In the Haielwood city limits
on the line," Mr. Smith said. "As .
soon as this cable arrives, we will i
be able to push the project to an
The same Munition exists as to
the project In Francis t'ovc. The
poles are on the ground, and crews
arc to start work creeling them at
once. The lines will run almost
to the existing lines at ueinei,
which arc served from the Canton
"Here again we are faced with
a shortage of cable," Mr. Smith
said. "We committed ourselves to
the people of Francis Cove last
January we would have service by
Mav of this year. To that end we
arc doing everything possible loi
meet the schedule. 1
The Fines Creek project, the'
longed. JiahXaJ-ep of the state is,
expected to. be approved any day.
The telephone engineers have com
pleted their Nurvey, the clll.ens
signed contracts, and The Moun
taineer was told today, right-of-ways
secured for the lines.
Mr. Smith said tin project call
ed for running Hues all the way
in Manic Snilnes. on the Max Patch
road, which is about 25 miles from
"We look for the projeel to he
approved soon, and work to get
underway." he continued.
New American Legion Heads
. VS v't'k i t t' VL! '
Robert II Hall
It lia-i- been named commander of the
the Amciieau Legion, and J. T. Russell, right,
lie oil icv in May. i Staff Photo).
Col. Mastin II. l'arham, of Mor
ganton ..commander of the 120th
if....i., iiiiiitnwiit oaid an in
formal visit to the local National
Guard unit, Medium Tank Com
pany. 120th Infantry, last Thurs
Col I'aibam complimented the
unit on. the conduct of training
' ,.,,, i mI .inm ai aiue of t he
Armory. t " '.
The local company is cummand
ed hv Cant. Samuel A. Carswell.
The auihori.eil siienglh is Hill
men. Willi :tl) v;Maueies prevailing
who has beer,
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Work Is Being
Pushed On Town
nrnrt ic uMl under way on uic
water and sewer lines a. mo.
Smathers Street and nui""
Springs Road, according io ui-j-
den Ferguson, t;ny "'"u.,.
About 1500 feet ot sewer onus
have been completed, with some
4500 more to go. .
Another 1500 feet ot -s-m.
water main has been put in. leav
ing a balance of 200(1 lect. n
will soon be started on a 6-tnch
main on the other side oi im.
If weather permits, the work
should be finished within the next
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A,so.J ... Hayne, Dave Man,, -
liov McCracken, c a " i()Mlal in Winslon-Salem
rim-ir Sioalhcrs uevoe rirm"?.! ,. , ,
()S. ... r: I., liners ! returned to Ills bom.
Mnlul liens, mis. . 1,
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Meicsa iiaynes, tin:"' "i
iiinns hciw: Mrs. M. R. Ilipps es-
tate, Ration estate, Itaymonu ,
I). If. Harkins, T. H Harkins, T.
Also. Charles Summey, E. E.
Stockton, Charles Crisp, Dallas
Webb, Elija McGee, O. V. Crisp,
James Cathcy. Grover Moore. E. B.
Watson and Mrs. C. T. Wells.
was reported to
be much improved but will be con
fined to his bed for several weeks.
Clyde M L. Carter. Ho Hay
lies. Larry Cagl B. B. Latimer
and Robert Cor.ine.
Ciabtree-lron Duff Fred No
land .lim Best. Ilardv Caldwell.
I Dennie Crawford and Joe Palmer.
j Fines Creek Mark Ferguson,
j Carl Green. Tmn Rogers, Joe
Teague. ami Weaver Perkins
Ml. Sterling J, M Caldwell, J.
M. Roberts and Hardy Phillips.
Fines Creek Featured
In Second Section
'l'l. viv mum. nf he mtoikI
I IM "in t'eV ' ' ' t : ,
lion arc devoted Io the piclorial ; t he calefies
home and farm story of Fines j ' ' ' ''
Creek This township, covering I ' "'
more than one-sixth of the county,1 f'le m.mher
has more than 1.200 people out the day
Varied On Sunday
Many li.hrniieit braved the ley
water, and hu;h winds on Sunday
l ei'i in on Hie opening day of
trout lishuig. Others cheeked the
pie-dawn weather, and went back
Stoi ies ot luck varied; some re-
,.,!,, I nli'iilv i) h-li. oi tiers saio
Name Robert Hall
officers for the coming year were
elected at the last meeting of Hay
wood Post No. 47, American Le
gion. They are: Commander, Rob
ert H. Hall; 1st Vice Commander,
Lonnle Bishop; 2nd Vice Command,
cr, Gilebrl Reeves; 3rd Vice Com
mander. Donald Morrow; Adjutant.
J. T. Russell; Ass'l. Adjutant, Char
lie Lance; Finance Officer, J. B.
These men will serve as a nnrni-
naltiu: committee for the remain
ing officer to be elected.
Mr. Hall succeeds Mtlas Fergu
son, under whose chairmanship thu
local post Increased its member
ship to 22.V-the largest in its his-
Al Ihc same meeting It was voted
to change the date of mecHngs
limn the second and fourth Wed
nesdays of each month to the sec
ond and fourth Mondajs. beginning
I Mondnv, May 14 The first meet
, ing of each month will be a busi
ness session; I he second will he a
I. nr. blaming
clerks had an ain
tishei rin'ii through-
Congressmen Studying Mineral Resources In WNC
Jaycees To Start
The WaynesvlUe JayCee'ft are
sponsoring a square danco at th"
. WaynesvlUe Armory every Satur-
' dav niubl beginning at nine o'clock.
I The JayCce's have been trying
fin- inte some lime to start a
! scpiare dunce program in Waynes-
' Music is to be furnished by
i Ronev Fr mklin and his string band.
Claimed By Death
7 i3Tv, .!'':'V"'
,u4y and mild; Tuesday part
Ny and cool.
Pfficial Wavnevm tpmnera-
f a recorded by the staff of
Min. Ralnf all
JMES W. REED. Sr., died here
Sunday afternoon. Funeral serv
ices will be held Tuesday after
lames W. Reed
James Wood Reed. Sr., 77, for
mer president of the WaynesvlUe
Furniture Company, died Sunday
afternoon at the home of a son,
James W. Reed, Jr.. following a
long illness. .... tJ
Funeral services win ne ncio
the chapel of Crawford Funeral
Home Tuesday at 3 p. m. with the
Rev. Edgar Gonld, rector of Grace
-..i ij,r.h nlTiciating. In-
tcrnmcnt will be in Green Hill
- Serving a pallbearers wi" be t.
G Rippeloe, Felix Stovall. John
ny Johnson, R. L. Prevost, J. W.
Killian and William Meatora .
Son of the late Thomas and Mary
Wood Reed of New York City. Mr.
Kecd was born July 30. 1873. He
. wotmosvllle In 1904 and
CHlnc i" -
iA ,ith thn Rank ot
Wavnesville. He later became
president of the Waynesvi le Fur
L:.. cmiunv. retlrine in 193.
He was a 32nd degree Mason a
u f thm Wavnesville Lodge
.j had been a member oi
' t-inai rhnrrh here for 46
years. He was aiso
Chi Phi Fraternity at Wofford Col
lege, Spartanburg. S. C.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs.
Ella Woolsey Reed :two sons, Col.
Minthorne W. Reed and James W.
Reed. Jr. all of WaynesvUle; a
sister, Mrs. W. R. Crook of Spar
tanburg. S. C; and two grandchil-
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i mmmmmmm ...... i I.. I l.k.ill tntnv rolavprl over tnp WeCK-ena Bl I
Bethel Students Back
I From Washington, D. C.
Bethel School .students and
I'eachcrs who visited Washington,
I) C last week returned on Sat
urday full of enthusiasm tor me
trip Accompanied bv Mrs. Dlma
hoeiilx and Mr June Pratt, lac-
ullv mcmlx'is. thirty-five members
of the Beta club and the Student
Council made the trip.
During their stay the group at
tended a session of the House of
Representatives and visited many
of the Government building?.
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... . hoorln In AshevUle lOQay. reiaxea oel uie
Walter S. Barring, Nev. (Staff Photo). '
I.KAVI S Till RSDAY
Li Jack Messer leaves! Thurs
day to report to ll.iyonne, N. J ,
where he will be aboard an air
craft carrier lie has spent the past
ten days at home with his family.
He was county superintendent of
education at the time of being re-
atled into MJi vice.
Injured ... 12
Killed .... 0