I m Shetton's Sunshine
i - . a thp L-oun
W "vv- - ,
Arranged the date.
fjjjo the many warm
.behave been call
ore information ever
V iPPred in the
'JTthre weeks ago can
fM the Sunshine Club
i . K though many people
r .!. for word of some
&n help the paUents
& at Black Mount-M-
the work and get in
7 till nvpr Hav-
J SDUW" "
f . w.. civaVen at , the
i. explain the program of
t d she is hoping that be
l a. in Hivlduals who have
ffthes. clubs and other
jrs Up Tlie ;
a Idfir Burnette explains
tpiieon River is not its
Uj jell around Cecil. She
im flshermen are won
L the river up this way
yjy, it'i because of the
i being done on the Boy
f up Little East Fork.
4fing Instinct .
I ...i -dip that alwavs ore-
Ukinj up of the offertory
hiwigh the cnurcn, as "
Ltion opened purses or put
L pockeU; This soft con
broken by the unmis
liwnd of a silver piece hit
l Door with a resounding
id the shirring sound that
its rolling along, Suddenly
Infantile voice broke the
Oh Mommle. here's a
k piece. Let's put It In the
usive our money."
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A husband Is the kind M maa
Wn trtvH me to a race;
j He can't recall my birthday
i Bui always knows my aje.
neySteelwork In 3-Lane Highway Bridge Is Completed
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 17, 1951 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countiei
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pj'i's h a,lWWBwas --v,..---.. L.i-iriiii tii n i nil 1ST 1 -fMWiaMisjwa,
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liny-wood bonds for the construc
tion of the 49-bcd expansion to
the Haywood Hospital sold this
week for an Interest rate of 2.1765.
This is considered by officials as
a rather low rate of interest for
the nrolert. The bonds woro bousht
by Klrchofer & Arnold Associates.
There ere seven bidders for
the bonds, which were authorised
by a vote of the people of Hay
wood about 18 months ago.
The sale of the bonds now gives
a crecn liuht for starting the pro
ject, which will take about 400
The total post nf llio now rlrll
tion will be about $700,000 with
the county, state and federal Kov
ernmonls sharing aUtut one-third
the cost each.
To Head Work Of Lions Club
.y-V. , , , MM !'! ,i. II IM Wj
Carl Medford, newly ap
Wcllirc Board niembcr,
i Sam L. Queen, Superin
i Public Welfare, will join
wiion of assistance pro
iiii the duties of Welfare
Swlwn hlsJFrlday vi
j.?:2fl p.nf 6ve:r,,.. Station
lfiin is bite of a." series
ik give the public a bet
Wandjng of tjie' services
i by a welfare department.
Ins To A. F. Base
lames C. Brendle has re-
lo GrifTiss Air Force Base
Je.. N. y., after spending a
iwriough with his parents,
f Mrs. D. V. Brendle of
lie, Route 1. :
mber of last year's gradu-
"ss at Waynesville High
Brendle pnlistort Irt, th Air
k October. After training
ia a. t. Base at San An-
1W.. he was trancferroH in
h base in January of this
The bridge across the railroad tracks. 'and Hominy Creek at the Haywood-Buncombe line is fust taking siihic. These six heavy
steel beams, form the basic floor of the bridge, which is high over the creek and tracks, the railroad trestle over the creek can be scon
' bencnth the bridge on the lower left, The photograph was made looking west. Each steel beam is about 30 inches thick. Tentative
plans are to finish the bridge about August. (SUfT Pliotoi. "
Dudley Moore Is
New Head Local
The Haywood County Classroom
learners Association elected their
officers for I he year IBM -52 al a
dinner meeting held at The Lodge
J. Dudley Moore, math teacher
at WHynesviiie Uiuh School, was
elected to serve as president, lie
succeeds Charles L. lsley, director
of music at Waynesville High
Others elected to serve with
Moore were; vice-president, Alma
Jackson; secretary, Maye U(yd;
treasurer, Bernlcc McKlhanuari.
Miss Jackson Is also a teacher al
Wavnesvllle lliuh School. Miss
Boyd teaches at Central Elemen
tary and Miss McElhannau at
Bethel High School.
DR. BOYD OWEN has been
elected president of the Waynes
ville Lions Club.
Dids On 24
Snnnds Due On May Z9th
Is. Head Haywood
- Jrry Alexander, son of Mr. and
MttJ.rvin Alexander, of Caiiton.
W'fofralieii as president of - the
Haywood County MYF Sub-District
at the May meeting held at Finch
er's Chapel Methodist Church
Mrs. J. E. Younlz. of Waynes- j algMna,nt at may poinls
vi Mb Wavnesvil p UlSinci uun-
tor, was in charge of the installa-
uas assisted D
Bids for the grading, paving and
construction of structures on the
24-mile link of Highway No. 209
from Hot Springs to Fines Creek
will come up for bids on May 2!)th.
The Stale Highway Commission
will review the bids on the 31st.
The two-county highway, start
ing at Hot Springs, comes across
the mountain to the present end of
(he pavement at Mark Ferguson's
stoic in Fines Creek,
A map of the new. route is. on
The 21st injury this year on
Haywood county streets and high
ways occurred late Tuesday after
noon when Jean Johnson, seven-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles S. Johnson of Canton, was
struck by a car on I'isgah Drive,
Mission Hospital. Asheville, this
morning .reported that her condi
tion was still listed as "fair", al
though she had passed a "fairly
comfortable night." She was ad-
milted for treatment of possible
Tavcees Aidina Board
Broadening Health Program Until June First
By Car Tuesday Is
County's 21 Injury
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r,i. , .u ih.. court house, and snows heart eoiHiissiou and taciai ami
m.u, nioiihtf leaves the old ! body lacerations
f Draws Many
pnsored by the Methodist
of the county and held
"8'S ChaDel Mofhnrtist
jt week was a decided
Two htm1fal u:..
p. workers with children,
R adults representing the
i participating charges
r me county registered
1 tflp ejh,w.1 r- . j j
- ..uvn. une nunurea
prty-spvun t ill i
. .vii vi hub numoer
f "edit for their work.
T. Rowe of Durham,
idson or Winston-Sal-
ev- J. Claude Evans of
. s f- .. -
a. v,., were me instruc-
f IlOSt nastnr Roir Paul
I Canton Police Chief W. N
v:i, .,,,. cul,l Dial Mrs Clara Kula
I'Jaroi. lof'f fe4lv broarlenetl
nubile health program In the coun
ty are on the agenda of a meeting
to he held Monday night at U p. m.
at the Court House. The Junior
Chamber of Commerce and the
Counlv Health Department are
uniting in sponsoring a drive to
build belter health throughout the
area. A similar meeting will be
held in Canton at the Town Hall
on Tuesday. May 22.
AH owners or managers of res
taurants, meat markets, curb mar
kets, drug stores, boarding homes,
hotels, summer camps, and any
other oersons serving, processing
or selling food and drink to the
public are invlled t attend. The
Jaycees are sending letters t" as
many as possible of these people,
so that they may Join the discus
sion of issuance of new operating
permits, new grade cards to be
posted in their establishments, and
The deitlliTiirtoP fTftmrst ollcl--
latlon for the rural Inaumice pro
gram has5 been extended until
June 1, leaden In the various Com
munity Development Programs de
cided at a meeting Tuesday night.
Solicitors have not yet been able
to conttact everyone in the various
, Although returns arc Incomplete,
a check show thai several com
munities have reported a good per
centage of membership.
The joint conference between
governors ami highway officials of
North Carolina ami Tennessee is
set lor the ."lh in Asheville. . The
officials of the two stales plan lo
meet and discuss a connecting high,
way link between the two slates.
llovevnor Scott will head the
North Carolina group, with Gov
ernor Gordon Browning the Ten
Tlie meeting, arranged by Gov
ernor .Scott, is tor the purpose of
studying the needs relative lo the
two states. Governor Scott has ask
ed It Getty Browning, chief lo
cating engineer, to present maps,
pictures, charts and other materials
of the projects. It Is understood
that Mr. Drowning is now at work
on tins material lor presentation
al the conlerence.
F.ach governor will bring with
him to the conlerence, the chair
man of their slate highway com
missions, chief engineers, and lo
The Mountaineer learned that
Governor Scott had wanted for
some time to hold a conference
with the Tennessee officials and
discuss links at various points con
necting the two states.
CHARLES REIO wilt serve
again as general secretary of the
Lions Club Elects
Dr. Boyd Owen
Election of officer for the mm
ing year waa the program at Usl
Thursday'i regular meeting f lhv
Waynesville Lions Club, held at
The officers will take office on
the first Thursday In July 'July 3'.
Retiring president l.awrencn
Leatherwood will be succeeded by
Dr. Boyd. Owen, with Henry Puis
as 1st vice president; lleibeil
Angel. 2nd vice president; and l ee
Davis, 3rd vice president
Charles Reed was elected again
to serve as club secretary.
Lester Burgin, Jr.. will hold the
post of treasurer, while Frnest
Edwards will be Lion Tamer
Jerry Rogers and Ben Phillip
will serve as tall twisters for the
The directors for one year are
Jimmy Reed and Jack Felinet,
uhila iiiu Inn vear directors are
John Nesbltt and Johnny Cudde
The club has Just finished two
performance of their minstrel and
have pianr for several other pro
jects for the coming year to riw
funds for their work among the
blind In this section and in the
All visiting Lions to this com
munity are Invited to attend any
of the meetings which are held al
7 00 o'clock at Patrick's Cafeteria
tlnn service and
Miss Anne Bischoff, also of
Waynesville, out-going president.
Other officers installed were:
Dot Liner of Long's Chapel, vice-
Dresident: Linda Sloan of Waynes
ville First, recording secretary; j
Frances Gidney of Canton rirsi.j
corresponding secretary; Margaret i
Noland of Crabtree, treasurer;
Jake Burrell of Rockwood, publici-j
ty chairman; Mary Crouser of i
Waytiesville assistant puoiicuy
chairman; Martha Jean Kelly of
Morning Star, chairman of wor
ship and evangelism; Mrs. V. E.
Wilson of Morning Star, adviser
for worship and evangelism; Shir
ley Welch of Clyde. World 1-riemi
, j i : .... .. ,...( II,-. t.uli
The highway will traverse some ()f ,ne car hild been j lit hJh of tnc COUnty
steep mountains as ft crosses the- plamf Mdt.v $500 bond pending Thc Jaym(( vot(,d Ml a IIR.etlng
Haywood-Madison line. the outcome of the girl's injuries. Mmlay to ado, )U,lic health as
' '"'.. ' ' :'. - .'...-.-' one of (licit -'niajor projects for the
The County Health Department,
according to George W. Rountree,
v. ho has just assumed the position
I of Senior. Sanitarian, is anxious to
increase its services to Hie people
o I lie area. "We want anybody
to feel Iree to call on us at any
lime for consultation," he said.
"For instance, In-fore somebody
starts a hew business or makes a
,.iuniee in his nresent one, we may
be able to help work out plans for
the maximum of healthful condi
lions. It's a whole lot easier to
punch a hole in a piece 'if paper
than to knock a hole in a wall "
Miss Sallie McCracken
Has Been 'Mother For
5,000 Boys And Girls
By MARSE GRANT
T1IOMASVILLE If anyone ever
comes up with a '"mother of t be
half century" honor. Hie countless
Iriends of Sallie McCracken who
ai 81 is. in her 55th year of serv-
.hli. chairman; Mrs. Howard Shook ice to homeless children . .
of nvde advisor for World Baptist Orphanage, will hasten to
ie2: tZ Wright nominate her the
Hazelwood. community sc vec , - :hiln ,M) !
What was then known as Judson
College in Hcndcrsonvillc arid she
was a student there. ' Technically,
the young 27-year-old native of
Haywood County came to the or
phanage as secretary to the gen
eral superintendent, but those were
the days when workers had mul
tiple duties so she was house moth
er to 32 boys and also their teach
Hearing On Milk
Thursday, May 24
Revision of thc present Milk
Classification Regulations and some
u, Milium in the Hcaulation are to
be discussed at a public hearing
in Asheville on Thursday, May
24. The hearing has been called
by Slate Commissioner of Agricul
ture L. Y. Ballcntinc
All Grade "A" milk producers
selling milk to plants in this area
and all milk distributors ol the
area aic Invited to the hearing, ac
cording to Ballcntinc, and all in
terested parties will he given an
opportunity to be heard.
Thc hearing will be held in thc
Main Courtroom, Room 40!). Fourth
floor of the Buncombe County
Courthouse, beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Canton Placed On
Safety Honor Roll
Waynesville and Canton are two
of the safest towns in North Caro
lina from I lie point of view of traf
fic fatalities. Both towns have won
places on the honor roll of the
National Saiely Council for go
ing through l!),ri() without single
traffic fatality, an honor shared by
only sixteen towns In the stale.
Waynesville bus continued its
record through the HrM four and a
half months of 1951.
Minstrel To Benefit
Clyde Home Club
The Sunny South Minstrels,"
produced bv Maple Grove church,
will be presented in the Clyde
High School this Friday night at
fl o'clock. Proceeds will go to the
Clyde Home Demonstration Club.
To Decide Merger
Proposal On 26th
Saturday will be challenge d.iv
for Hazelwood voters, in prepar
ation for Hie merger election on
The registration poll book con
tains the names of 752 persons, ac
cording to Carrol Whilner. icgi-.
On the 2Uth, the polls will open
at 0;3) a.m., and close at li :.W 1 m
Mrs. Messer Will
iln New York
Major Improvements Are
Being Wade At Camp Hope
i Mr .lack Messer Will have
i morrow by plane lor New
fei!ay "Sunny and
r.7u wan nttle or no
ur hange Friday.
te1 bH Staff of
ehairman- Mrs M V. Lee of Hazel-; been a mother to more man .),""", Thus began an association which
Chairman ivirs. i . ,.ra(.kpn nf hoVs and girls who have come un-; (j uti. the present day.
3,Tr:;,r;;,.h; rman: thclder her influence since 181H5. ' Sht, is 0 the job every day as scc-
5: ' n .Z i renins f Bethel.! was 9 o'clock on thc nigh, ot hep-J rclary to ,,(. superintendent, pos
nev. vaut . , ,. .u u.t do ur-i
j. CvllL-ia NeWCli Of i ItMUtXT
'The Reverend. I'anl Uuckwall of
Tonne's Chapel, was inslallto usi . toeretarv to an : .. ,i inv.riihlv shei.. ; ...... t-,.....- ti,i CH-rnnlrlnr llho
AO.II rtilMCfOnr . ... mwAKf A p.mi-iiL-'nnlu. .. I... II. ..i1 .1. k. - f. in nfntillin an ui tract I Ve f II' ft
"UM" ntcrnationai imw " i"- calls them immeoiaieiy y 1 to which her husband. 1.1. m :Mmin? , . h . . .,, i,(1Ui.ft solid
.... .. .......ii..t; r-t.. r-n a ' r . ..ff;ii Dammn nifmn flnn I .uvl vr;ir rs was DOOKCtl SOUO
.lal hnor W3S nelO DV IIIU Olviii-
bers of the Fincher's Chapel MYF. I
of that year that she ar
rived by train in the dark "'" ,-oniarkuhli
town of Thomasvlllc' from her , UinVi,,r su,i,;nt;.
home in Asheville where slie had wh(, havc
1 n .L-orif incr a spereiai v iu
IIIVH ,F..-,,o '
sessing a keen, alert mum aim a
enter her office
. r L...ui..ui liiinriun. 1 uiiiw.i-kion of llw Chamnion Y. M
I menls Is nearlng completion at i C A of Canton, has been a popular j at 2:30 p. m.
, 1.1 1U1..I .... . r-ltt.tiiiirin LtiinlfiV- I
f'ainn ll'IDC. mat IS maKlflE uiwuuniinn 1 '
popular summer camp one of thc lees and I lie people of Canton forj
finest recreational centers of West-j more than a iiartcr of century In;
lo- ern North Carolina. I the past half down years, however, i
York, The work being done this Spring coincident with me (icveiopmtm
one, urogram nisilgaieu l)V uie iioil-
Doric Council Sets
Uorlc Council. No. 20 H'y.il ai"!
Select Masters, will hold 4 SUIml
Assembly on Friday night, Mhv IH,
at 8 p.m. Companion T. H Kent.
Illustrious Master, will be in
charge of the business session.
Companion F !' Martin. IMs
Master, will havc charge of tin
program and will hold a rehearsal
on thc Royal Masters Degree All
Cryplic Masons are invited to a!
Bethel IM. A.
The Bethel I'TA will in-.ull of
ficers for the coming year .it Hi
meeting Thursday. The session will
convene rh the school aunimnoMi
n,., Mnnviin Covi' l.illlcs Will
serve refreshments in the -lunch
room at the close of the session
f -o. u rterf- s ! win an' imi n " - - ... .-. . .. . . . -
not been "back home" in f ;. ,h ....li.issionitic of range program being elieeicci ny,iirm. me camp u,,...K
..kinff secretary to an in,. .. ... -oi .,.. invariably shei... ;,...., ,,, ci,i forrecidor. I thP ChamDlOrl Paper and Fibre ; has -reached lariher and tanner a-
,,.,....0 - , ,o "i " jv....- . line c
national YMCA repres'enta- cals ,nem jminedialely by their n
, 'first name I - avsioneri i ana eiiicicov sunoii'-i r.v...v ( - ,
, was met by the treasurer with ; N(.xt t() h(,r m.ver.easing inter-i,, w, be , P"-
o chick in i i'"-" ci"i'-" -
He succeeds Mrs. W. T.
f!a wagon and team of mules and;psl jn rowing boys and girls, she
Ol ! ... 1 . ....
taken lo ine orpnanuuv wv ""majors in cnurcn missioning .,in,
, .t it..K Ih. (,,u,n " vhnl.. ... . -I...I .... ,n IU.. ,..i,,ii'I ,if
. A heavy spring on the news
paper 'press '"napped Just as The
Mountaineer was ready to go to
press today, causing a slight de
lay In getting the papers to the
than thp town," she
.-..calls. "Since theft, I have seen
the orphanage grow from five cot
She contributes to the support 01
missionary helpers in Japan and
Africa and until most missionaries
(ages to 25 and I have also seen the 1 WC1.(, fort.ed to leave China, she
1, 111,. town of Thoinasvitic grow
into an attractive and modern lit
The late J, B. Boone was general
superintendent at that time. He
was the successor to the late John
H. Mills which means that "Miss
Sallie" has served under five of
the six general superintendents the
orphanage has had. She had known
lirloed a native worker there. She
also assists a native Indian mis
sionary worker in Oklahoma. In
1923. she atterfded Baptist World
Alliance in Stockholm, Sweden, and
had an opportunity to' visit the
Holy Land and many countries in
Europe. She is probably one of the
best-informed persons on- foreign
urday morning at HI
B"aXre7he -s head of Ml Same-Page."
Mariners Harbor, Slalen Island
Chief Petty Officer Boh Coin, son
I of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Coin of Way
nesville. is also serving aboard me
Lawrence W. Matliis and Dallas
Holland, both of Waynesville.
Boone Priee of Waynesville and
Laura Jane Caldwell of Joe.
Frank E. Jones and Betty Jane
Caldwell, both of Knoxville.
Clayton J. Mann of Candler and
Opal Green of Wavnev.'ille.
the soa-ihn. and reservations are al-
i i r. 11 ir, on iho rounds ri.9,iv rolluiL' in for this summer.
this year includes a structure that H8 children from the Asheville
links the central camp building to presbytery will occupy the camp
a rustic open air pavilion that was thP first week of June, and the
built last year, and a sheltered unili MethodiM Young People of Cul
that embodies outdoor cooking fa- - Urwhee will take over the following
cilities and picnic tables. j Week.
In addition to this new construe- The month of July is reserved by
tion the central building is under- the Champion Y for its own plan
going complete repairs, a concrete! ncd camping program for Cham
floor and electric wiring are being; pion and Canton boys and girls.
...,.. .u ui tho Mnt. fanv ffrouns of Western North
.oi h.th house la being painted, and! Carolina have already reserved the
the rustic entrance to the grounds
is getting a face-lifting.
Camp Hope, operated under the
..nn.r. fnr vvpck-pnrU and the pic
nicking and recreational facilities;
Killed , . . . 0
Injured .... 21
(This tnf ormatioa com
piled from Record
State Highway Patrol.)