J in a weaker
vu . , ,,
r mnfessea o ai-
J HI this, of course
r.vMrs ago. during
S mas toid that If
e. gift to a certain
fuhrtaB on a "spe'
fjcause the wart to dis
I was the wart.
FJa it worth the in
t d thereupon, decided
t Z her Sunday School
W5mgh the proposi-i-m,n
accepted the gift,
Jrfliis "magic words' as
fjUj art. He explained
; j. murse of time the
j become sore, but would
G to the surprice of the
L .k.t is exactly what
art of the offering wa
jiestment, since she nas
- iicbit been wurrieu
For The Goose
Lone mess steward in the
Division na maae a
hv refusing w iw
-MM- -rf . -
;rr Reome B. Moouy
, head man in the 25th
Inuce company kitchen,
! occasions he nas rc
. normal Drocedure, send.
enow back in a truck
, i mess sergeant in the
hit this Is the only kit-
it tver seen so far forward
nrt hack chow to the
Cl sent them C-rations in
Shot chow," he grinned,
is I'd tive 'cm a taste
V boys up front get some-
Tbey nearly fired me.
tint though; Moody says
theen shot at while tak
io the rear.
STANDARD FTG CC
Comn 22031) S First Si
66th YEAR NO. 45
Published twictvA-Wwk In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smokv Mountains National Park
Husband: "What hec-
the bill Dunn A Co. teal ?
Wife: Oh. I tent It hack
marked I a s a f f I el eat
WAYSESVILLE, N. C MONDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 4. 1951 $3.00. In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Picnic Features Annual Haywood County Day At Junaluska
- " ' .
ft $ ' v IT vt : . v
",?'f f; r
, ,. , , ,.. t-i
Heavily laden tables were much in evidence as the annual Haywood County Day picnic was staged at Lake Junaluska Sunday foltow'inj;
the morning services. This was one (if the many such tables. tPhot.o for The Mountaineer by Grenell.
Large Part Of Barley Crop
Being Planted This Week
Large Crowds Attend
Opening At Junaluska
. ... 1 tre ri'owds attended ImiHi iiuh ii.
. j inn and evening soi viecs at Lake
AlmOSt A rlUndred 1 -lunalu.vka as liawiod r.iinil Day
Plan To Meet
Made In Editorial
The MounUlnwr is todity rrii
Utrially tutttlng a county-wide
plan for immediate solution of
thr school crisis.
The editorial, r nil tied "There
Is A Way Out" ws writun af
ter the patrons of the Waynrs
ville district met Friday ids It I in
a mass mretinc, and failed lit
come near to any solution of (he
pressing needs of the schools.
Since there are two drtlnite
schools of thought prevailing in
the county regarding the schools,
the editorial suggests a, common
ine4ling ground for the two fac
tions lo meet and go forwurri.
with official sanction, and give
Immediate relief to the crowded
conditions In our schools.
The editorial Is bused some
what on the statement of (' ('.
1 1 ancls at the Mass meeting of
the necessity of "getting one
practical plan which we can pay
lor and then go forward with it."
Discussion At Mass
Meeting Of Waynes
ville District "Re
volves In Circles"
The Vanesvdle Township
school committer ol little, if any
thini!, in the way of wishes of pal
lons ,i the-, district meettnR here
Fmlav nii;ht, when school Iniild
ins were discussed.
The Till nations adjourned after
liife C. Sends
iitcer subscrmtions- start
h ten servicemen' from Bal-
m Coramunity.;,Tha com-
wted to send the paper to
wncemen, although one ot
lit now s at home,
veteran on leave Is Sgt.
runs, wWo returned last
m Korea, Others who will
the Mountaineer are Pvt.
K. Miller at Fort Bragg,
ft L. Gatldy at Camp Le-
isrc Harry M. Dyer at Fort
Jl. Ca Seaman- James H.
Sgt. Frank Leopard. Jr.,
C. Robert F. Murphy, all
i San Francisco, L. T.
I on Atlantic duty, E. E.
In thr Pacific area, and
Ward E. Moody at Camp
Cecil is the community Icaliind
in today's Farm and Home Pic
torial section. Four pages of pic
tures and news will tell (he story.
. This is the thirteenth of the sc
ries of pictorial pages which be
gan last spring.
I Keeps Trophy
pllle Boy Scout Troop 2
i with the Alexander
( trophy and a gold statu
rewards for winning the
in the Boy Scout Rally
1 unton Saturday. The
s held the Thompson tro
tw years and vtll now eet
M-The statuette was pre-
lw wlnnlnff trooo bv
Troons 1 Jinrt 1 and
Troop 2 participated
'y hich was held in the
Bal Park. Canton Troop
cnd Place in thp event.
9 Was 9c fnllnuc. Tncnan,
rnesviiie. first with 30
ood identification. Can
1. first ntapp- Sanlr PP
Jnesvilln first with tpam
f " of Gene Davis. Robert
uiarlton Dauia rioi.M ppI.
r ilburn Dauis
p Davis and Aaron Gibson
' wree-legged race to give
lneSVllle tmnn nlsxa In
Pjoy ScoutsPaje 6)
Children's Story Hour
At Library Thursday
To Be About Trains
Stories about trains, pictures of
trains, and a real model train arc
planned for the Story Hour at the
Haywood County Library Thursday
morning. Beginning at 10 in the
morning, the hour is open to all
children through the third made.
Mrs. Ruby Bryson and Mrs
Amelia Leatherwood are in chaiur
of this week's Story Hour Ml
Hurley tobacco was bcinn set nut
today all over (he county, as farm
ers took advantage of the soaked
ground, which has been parched
powder-dry for weeks.
Wayne Corpeuing, counly agent,
said thai fifty per cent of the en
tire cro) would be set in the next
I hi re or lour days. Up until this
inm num. only. 25 lo 30 percent of
Hie I -'ut't acres' had been planted
As Hie "weather hi'Uke'' favor
ably for' t be f,i hilars a ' ra'mpa ig n
was inauiiiirated by the First Na
Honiil Bank to gel 100 per cent
hurley allotments planted. The
Hank is ol'lering the priie lo the
column nil y planting the largest
acreage of their allotments.
I.asl year 37R.5 acres of the al
lodiicnt was unplanted, and ac
! rordinu 1,1 Ml", Corpening, this rep
resented $37".5(0 potential in
come for Haywood fanners. Hurley
e.i'own here averages about 1.000
pounds per acre.
Mr. Corpening said that there
are plenty of planls available, and
farmers needing them can contact
his office for details.
Officials reported some troubles
Ibis season with blue mold, and
wildfire in some areas, but that
the "situation was under control "
At Schaub Today
Neatly a hundred campers are
ree.ilercd lor the 4-11 Club camp
at Camp Srh.iuh which begins to
day A lolal ot 4.ri campers from
Haywood county have been joined!
by .'ill trom Milt lu ll county j
Directing the camp in its first I
week is Dan Hollor. assistant 4-11;
t(')iih leader for North Carnllna '
Other -directors will have charge 1
during the rest of I he season, when j
campers Iroin other counties in the!
western district will use the area, j
Classes are scheduled In first aid, j
swimming, recreation, and electric-1
al appliances. 1
$25,000 Spent On
Rural Roads Here
Nearly $2.r),OI)0 from Bond funds
was spent in Haywood County in
j of W'
Owners Of 'Unlisted'
Motor Vehicles Should
Make Correction At Once
according to the May report
M. Corkill, Division Kngi-
neer A total of Sni().2!I2.i( has
now been sp nt out of the 01 iginal
allocation ot Sl.KHO.OOO
s morning' at the
Houtine matters were
1 The regular fir
! i hi of I lit- Counly
I convened tl
I Court House
Did you own a motor vehicle on
January first and "forgci 10 i
it for county taxes.'
More than a thousand "forgetful
souls did not include their cais
trucks, according to the tax n-
ol ctartinp today, tnc sian
utua, emu n-"- r -
thp eounlv listing
10 Uivi B " -
the official list of registered
vehicles from Raleigh.
The Raleigh list gives the name
and address of owner, the style. ;
make, model and year "t the ve
hicle. ,. , .,,
Fifteen clays are being allowed to
add the "forgotten" vehicles to .
av hooks alter that.
adds to the additional costs
Set For Thursday
The Saunook Community Devel
opment Program will hold Us reg
ular meeting Thursday night at
7;H0 All members are urged to al
lencl The Duckelt quartcl will I m ulsh
mii-ic lor the program.
under discussion. 1
Indications were that the after- j
noon meeting would consider the
same type of business, with no mat
ters scheduled of unusual conse
quence. DONALD 1HATNEY. JOINS
TAKBOKO RADIO STATION
Donald Matney left Friday for
Tarboro where he has assumed a
position as announcer lor me iai
boro radio station Young Matney
was graduated last week from the
Way nesville Tow nship High School.
He hits been employed at Station
WHCC for the past three years.
officially opened the H-lfH piogiain
The evening service ended pre
maturely as auditorium lights weii
oil because of a power l.uliue dur
ing the storm.
A sermon bv the Hov W .lack- !
son llinieycult was inloi 1 upled bv
the electrical failure He was the
only adult taking nan 10 the eve
ning service, which was sponsored
by the Methodist Youth fellowship
of the county suhdistncl
Mr. Illilieyeult hail piccioustv
presided at the luoining service,
when Dr. C. N. Clark, loiinei dis
trici superintendent, spuke on
"The Divine and Human Pattern 1
of the World".
The afternoon was devoted to a
quarterly conference of Ihe Hay-!
wood Counly Suhdisl 1 lit I
Music lor the morning sen ice j
was by Ihe combined choirs of
i Long's Chapel. Ilelhcl. Maple
drove, Kliabelh Chanel, Dellwood
'and Shady drove Methodist
i churches Mrs. Roger llisson w as
i soloist, and Miss Hay Mallard or
; Revs. Paul Duckwall. Paul Tay -1
lor and Clyde Collins assisted in
I the morning worship
Presiding over the MY!' service
j was Jerry Alexander Otheis par
ilicipating were Albert MeCi aeken
and Misses Anne Him hull. Mail ha.
' Jean Kelly, and Margaret Noland.
Special music was given h the
Waynesville High School Chorus.
Miss Helty Kranklln, ;teciunpanist
Stanford Massie was pianist lor
The political pot began to Imil
more in Wiiynesvllle and llacl
wood over the Week-end, as candi
dates began to II It for the approach.
Ii'g town elections.
Mayor J II. Way, .lr , announced
be wouW wf'k -r-,letion, und
would ollicially IHc today or to
morrow Joe Liner filed some time ago as
a candidate for member of the
Waynesville- board of aldermen, and
nil three members of Hie present
board are candidates, (.'apt. W 11
Lee has filed for mayor The Way
nesville election is July 17th
Out in lla,elwood, two candidates
hour session, with but one
show id hands taken during the
entire meeting Karly in Ihe meet
ing, M H Howies, presiding, ask
ed "how many led that three mil
lion dolhos is loo much for a bond
issue a Ibis time" The hands of
an overwhelming majority went up,
.Knur plans heed on previous
reports nt the state survey com-
n.lss.on were presented, bill no
definite action taken, as discus
sion soon centered on the matter of
consolidation of elementary schools
in the districl. as proposed by the
Mr Howies gave .1 brief report
of a ennl"ivncc Willi I). Illdell
Ramsey, until recently chairman
of the building committee of the
Slate Hoard of Kducation Mr
How lis esi'lained that Mr. Ramsey
was of Ihe opinion that Haywood
could well afford lo keep pace with
nkher counties and vole the three
millions as pi nposed by the state
survey coiiiinillec The Slate Hoard
alsn stands linn on the recommend
ations ot consolidation, The con
solidation Includes combining
Maggie, Hoik Hill and Lake Juna
luska into one building al Dell
wood Combining Aliens Creek and
Saunnok wdh llaelwood, and div
erting some ll,ielwnod and East
Waynesville into a new Central
Kleineiilary iThe patrons did not
discuss other districts, nor recom
mendations ol the slate survey
The meeting began wilh the
showing ol a 10-iiumile film deal
ing willi consolidation of rural
Capt. W. H Lee has filed with
the town clerk as a candidate for ,
mayor of Waynesville.
Capt. W. HVLee Is
In Race Here For
tiled over the week-end, lor the
election on June 30lh.
Clyde Klsher Is seeking re-election
as mayor, and has filed for Ihe
(liady Smllh Is seeking re elec
tion as n member of the board of
aldermen, i"l has also filed
Contest Winner Heard
By The Rotary Club
George Williamson, winnei of
the annual U1K" -declamation con
test, gave his speech liefoie the
Rotary club bore Kridav lie was
! preseliled to the club by Dave I'd -
Dr. I'rank S. Love, former mem
ber, was called upon lor a lew re
marks about his work in Kliabeth
Vets Must Enroll
Under GI Bill
Before July 25
World War 11 veterans
minded thai July 25 is the dead
line lor .starting CI Hill courses i ,n,.,
of education and training A vet
eran niusl actually no in naming
by that date If he wants to con
tinue. The Veterans Administration
will consider a man In training if
he has temporarily suspended bis
course tor the summer vacation, or
for other reasons beyond his con
trol, such as re-entry into the mili
W hen Hie discussion began, rep
resentatives ol several of the rural
scboo s nt the district reported
'hat ,enl iniciil in I heir area was
definitely against consolidation of
their school-, .mil they were inter
esled in getting improvements. To
this, Mr Itiiwbs explained the
Slate would not approve bond
fund-; lor ucli schools Maggie.
Lake .tuii.ilu k.i were cited as ex-J
The Slate hoard is responsible j
in .eeiiK' tli.il ! he tax dollar is
spent to l In In -I advantage of the
pupil and tax payer. Mr Howies
said "An example of this is jani-
erviees right,, here in the
jdisiiiit Al high school our serv
j ices m l Hi i cuts per month per
student, in smaller schools an even
pooler -soi vice costs over V) ceniK
per siudcnl. other things arc in
propoi I ion '' he explained.
I'm gel Ihe idea of voting bond
mom y and spending 11 on small
si liools ihe ..ii.t will not approve
Hit.-,' In- explained. "Such discus
iSi i' Schools Page fit
Captain William Henry Lee. l'N
(Ret 1, who today announced his
candidacy for the office of mayor,
is not, he states, a "reform candi
date or drum-heater".
"Certainly there are no claring
abuses to be corrected,"- he ex
plained. "1 am running because I
want ta do whatever I ran in Ihe
way of public service. I feel that
it Is the duty of every citi7en to
take an active part in community
affairs; and number of peopl
have urged me to seek the mayoralty."
Captain Lee, despite his thirty
years' Naval service, is a native of
Waynesville, His parents were the
late W T Lee, chairman of Ihe
Corporation Commission ot North
Carolina, and Mrs U'e "You could
truthfully say that I've never at.
tended a public school." be smiled,
"because there weren't any around
here when I was a hoy Our par
ents 1iad lo chip in and lure a
teacher" He later attended tin
t'niversity of North Carolina lor
An appointment to the t' S
Naval Academy al Annapolis tol
lowed preparatory work at Homer
Military School in Kruwivtib-' Catv
tain Lee received Ids ensign's coin
mission in 1 000 . having completed
the work at Ihe Academy in three
years. "There was an acute short
age of officer1 so lAany new ships
had just nee 1 1 commissioned," he
explains modestly, "so they divid
ed our (lass into three sections,
and mine was the first to gradu
ate " Division into sections was
based on scholastic ranking
Captain Leo has served on all
lyiK-s of ships, and In inosl parts
of the world His principal assign
ments have been In Kurope. in the
Philippines and the China Station.
Kollowing Ills retirement Iroin
Ihe Navy, be returned in l!K!9 to
make Waynesville Ills home.
krm ' .Jl!,ne Pa"y cloudy
vu",n scaered thunder
""JII04V nrnrfl.. i
!. r 1 ll -iuuay ana
fa th:i" ue,y scauerea
N wa, . '
retnra : Cbv,ue tempera
Clhy thegtaff of the
rf:( rr thr run1
wereelcctrdattheani.ua - e-tu g,
of the Haywood County Milk i
ducers Association Thursday
At the same lime a commi re -appointed
to work nut U ;
June Dairy Month. ,
James Kirkpatriek was re-H e
president for his sixth consoc u
term. Glenn C Palmer was a-ned
vice President: and Mis ;
Sudft was re-eiecivu
.LI RP-elected for tw-vear
ucaauici. r OlrnrtnrS
, . th Roard of Direnois
ierm u w,c . . i
were G. C. Palmer. Jr. and A.
Plans for dairy month ate
rharee of Sam wueeo. -
Nesbl t, Ed Om, Mr. K.rkPJ nek.
lZu- ' TinHerwood. and Wayn
infi Mr. Kirkpatrick .scorn-,
Officers Of Haywood Milk Producers Map Plans
Million Dollar' Bain
Ends Long Drought Here
Trr ir I
i J m n f - V si 1
I V. I J .
v f . -::J t-
f nr ihe meeting was
eh7ouUne business and J ,
discussion of marketing problems.
r 4U-. Uo.,.rw.H Mi 1 1 I'rriM fprs
- a ,linp nairv Month" program, are me omcers ui uayw
M,s. W. F. Swift, ,cretary,reasu,er, and
Glenn C. Palmer, vice president. 'Staff Photo).
A "million-dollar" rain fell over
Haywood county Sunday afternoon
and night, to the salvation ol
patched pasture, tobacco, (urn and
hay crops, as well as .sballow-rool-ed
vegetables. An elect i leal sloim,
and the hail which accompanied it
in some areas, did only minor clam,
aiic to crops. It caused a brief in
terruption of electric power in cer
Nearly two-thirds inch of min
was recorded al the State Test
Farm between the onset of the lirst
shower and a reading taken this
morning. Over a half-inch of that
fell after 5:30 p. in Sunday, accord
ing to M. K. Whisenhunl, assist
' No rain at all had fallen for a
week at the rain gauge station, and
no rain of any conseqeunce for
two weeks, when the gauge showed
a little over a third of an inch
The entire rainfall for May and the
first three days of June was exactly
two-thirds of that which fell in one
day the 29th of April, when near
1 ly two inches of rain was recorded.
The Countr Agent's office would
have occui led if
nl arrived. The
to tobacco alone
a substantial lic
mini y income So -
l,n .e- w.is known this mornint!
nama'.'e tr'nn hail and wash-olds'
W.I- III ,'llL'lllll
fjeelt ie pn", ei wa - oft for sev'Wi '
niieiile ii I la'-Kono1 , Waynes
viile' and the rural areas servitl
hv tin- main siihslaljnn nf Carolina
I'owei K- I. .ulit Company at Hazel-:
.wood l.i-'hMiiiU blew the fuses in
Hie -idislal urn. according lo James
! Hall, company manager, but the
Vnmpany -i rv ice man, expecting
I rouble ;i, onn a- he saw Ihe elcc
ilrieal ili-( ha i e- a'- on his way
'to the slatiun and had restored the
fuses in less than ten minutes,
j Power was off temporarily in the
' Bethel and Lake Logan areas also.
The KEA oil ice reported the same .
trouble of fuses blown by light-'
i ning : i
Hail "as big as clover blossoms
fell in Ha.ciwood during the af-j
lernoofi. ::iil nan was aiso repurv-i
ed to have fallen in the Fines
The Vacation liiblc School of the
First Methodist Church will bgui
Wednesday and continue through
Kridav, June 15. Hours are from
!) to II a.m.
Divided into four groups, young
sters from four tn fifteen years old
will study varying phases of
The Kindergarten topic will tie
"Happy Times in Our Church".
Teachers are Mrs F. K. Herman,
Mis John Carver Mi's It.Jrry
Whisenhunl. Mrs thel .lone., dlld
Mis. Claude W'a'kfi
I'.veryone Needs the Chun h"
wilt be the theme nt the I'Minary
' group Mrs (leoi gc West, Mr.
John Hooper. Mrs Harry l.nier, Jr.,
and Mrs frank Mooie will teach.
The Juniors, laugh! bv Mr. Irv
ing Leat hervuMid. Mrs Wayne
1 Franklin and Mrs Lawrence Leath
erwood. will discuss "The Church
, Around the World",
Mr- .1 F, Yoiinl and Miss Ke;
sle lioyd will lead the Inteinu'di
ales in "The- Church for One
not venture to 'estimate the crop Creek section
Killed .... 0
Injured . . . . 21
(This Information com
piled from Record H
State Highway PatroL)