'wice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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inousands Of Tobacco Plants Set After Recent Rains
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WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, JUNE 7, 1951 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson CountiM
fat Rain A
.,m a young mans
SWIt turns W tnougnis w
.. . i. k. niift anil ic
trding w M" "
ih. county marriage
wtiu the poet, Is right
.i. turn-over wound up
I..nr of ten marriage
durinc the past wee
May off w nne siyw
W with ringing caru
Lling beUs. v
Bird Of A
l im KmarL. .- every wuj
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nit ire they smart enougn
ihit i psper drinKing cup
wt - Ren Sloan vouches
nf hla Own eyes,
ttuses to harard any rasn
i .hnilt crows. v
l u on the shore of Lake
kj some days ago,, ne saw
flviM slong the waters
a something In Its beak.
i.iish Looking more close
Lthat the bird was carry
l.n lirinklnn CUD.
rr.. - - - . . . -
he InsisU that the bird was
my or him to see u the
full of water!
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i On Monday
M severe electric storm
iiood County Monday after
Li little damaee was reoort
result. The heavy rain was
micd by a high wind which
ibs off some tres and flat
ter lines In some areas.
U reported several circuit
n out because of lffhtning
Jonathao .Greek,. Itotn Duff
ilerff tCrpk - araas.t 1q
hs restorerT In short
Trouble was also reported
W telephone lines.
I Carolina Power .' & Light
V KDOrted "double trouble"
Jlaelwood substation which
!mnt of this area: A line hit
rang burned) through in
V Bradlpv's stnra Ah Hieh-
f ind at almost tle,;same
fnowiui unuuea uy me ram
Uowr, apoile ln the Al
4 section. Power' was re-
lio inore than half of the
h within twenty minutes.
This was a familiar scene in hundreds of tobacco fields in Haywood the first of the week, as farmers
' get thousands upon thousands of burlcy plants. Here Weaver Hippa. left, and Bud Liner, right wt
out plants on their Hominy farm, as David Hipps, standingdoes the marking. Tlie farm is llr.it ol
Herschel Hipps. (Staff Photo).
I Swanger Is
Swanger filed for re-election
Fmber of the Hazelwood
f aldermen on Wednesday.
ger is the third present
sees re-election In tne
'line VOtins PlvHo Fisher
!0d Grarlv Smith nMormon
P last week-end,' '
"tree hpazn thl ArTioinl
F'fd member of the present
k rrevost, gave repori
st'ement recently that he
be a ranrtidate fnr re-
t this year
iiiniiiv'-aiinroeititive of the work
kftinc rfnnp hv the local 'library was
Uven-Ola Hellmer, director of a
province library in hweaen, wno
Bent Tuesday afternoon here as
the euest of Miss Margaret Johns-
Iton. Haywood County Librarian.
., Mr: Hellmer especially aamuca
.thp whrk donp in interesting chil
dren in the; facilities of the library.
'explaining that consideramy icss
was done in that field in his native
land. He . also approved ol eliorts
to "spread the, news of tnc li
brary's services to as many as pos
sible of the people living in the
area served by the library and the
bookmobile. At the same time he
praised the "magnificent work"
rfnno hv the library "with so small
Heinz Rollman Featured
Come June 14
Rotuet'll 2VanH 411 rai'luaris nf
visitors from the Eastern and Pied-
mont sections of the state are due
to visit Devil's Court House and
the Beech Gap section next Thurs
day, with" Carl Coerch, editor-pub
lisher of The State in charae.
Mr. Gooreh was so Impressed
with the trip several weeks ago,
that he offered to lead all those
who wanted to make the trip Into
the area when the rhododendron
and laurel was in full bloom. Ac
eordinc to the National Forest of
fk'ials, this should be about the
15th of June.
Yesterday Mr Goeri'li Said he
would climax the invitation on his
week-end radio broadcasts. He is
not making any charge for his ser
vlfps Thp ffrnuii!! will rather at
the George Vanderhilt on Wednes
day evening for formal Instructions
from Mr. Goerch He will tell them
something of the area, and detailed
plans for the trip. A highway pa
trolman will load the party, to
gether with a ranger into the forest
Tentative plans are to leave
Asheville about H:30 Thursday
morning, and go straight to Ueech
Sain Kobinson, of Canton, is as
sisting Mr. Cioenii In local ar
rangements .and seeing that offi
cials are on hand to escort the
party, It was Mr. Kobinson -who
took Mr. Goerch to the urea several
weeks ago and got him Interested
in the view there.
About noon, the parly will leave
the Beech Gap area anil return to
Waynesville, where they will have
lunch at the Towne House. The
party will disband after the lun
cheon, with some remaining over.
and others continuing their tours
of this section.
It's Wool Gathering Time In Haywood I
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Some sheep In Cecil township lost their winter Vols at the wrong time, such as this one which is tee
ing shorn of about eight pounds of wool. Lee Jenkins, center, is doing the shearing, while his son,
Gerald right, and J C Ionian, left.' assist. The sheep averaged about 7 to 8 pounds of wool each.
staff and such limited facilities
to work with."
Mr. Hellmer is in this country
make a survey of county 11-
Ttfnrth Carolina was one
of the five states recommended as
having systems especially wormy
of study. .
HaVwrutJ r L r i .i .
t .""u uiumjr Dinging
UOnill meet Sunday after-
,; '. at the Court House
fe i "tvuiuing io- an an-
V the president of
Dt nn rjn.. n ,
t of local singlnt groups
tt OUt Of rmtnt .Inr.... .,.
uc as cordiaUv Invited.
1 i I It m I i
Cludy and warm with scat-
"owers. Friday partly
warmer with scattered
a. . .
1 Waynesvme. empera.
Li lueQ oy the start 01
i " est Farm):
Mas, Mln. Rainfall
84 .59 v 9
'2' 58 .51
78 . 49 .01
ludge Of Clyde
The entire slate of incumbent
town officials was re-elected in the
Clyde elections Tuesday. N. C.
West, police judge, was Hie , only
candidate who had opposition. He
defeated Boone F. Cagle.
Others re-elected were Mayor
Gerald H, Fish and aldermen .1. W.
Morgan, C. C. Spencer and Bruce
Mrs. C. E. Brown, Jr., was regist
rar and Jack West and Mrs. Mar
garet Welch election judges.
H a z e I wo o d Bo a r d As !c 5
Waynesville To 'SeWleV
EleraaSs On Sewer Lines
Club Meets 17th
Richard Crowder, Kccreation and
Religious Director of the unte
t..-i..0l- Asspmhlv. has announc-
ed that the Lake Junaluska Boy s
Club will meet for tne nrSl .. .
this summer on Monday, Junen.,,,
at 7:00 p. m. at the Dam nouse.
AH boys, between me k
i k tht arc interested, are
urged to sign up immediately at
the bath house.
cttPH that he would
fTaii Jibe boys to regis.er
before the initial -meeunr,.
j MToi.aifp Sammy Jones.
and Tommy Boyd left today for a
vacation at Myrtle .teac... . o. -
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jimmy . , n,u
U the guest of Miss Frances . UM
erwood at the home of her par
ents. Mr. and Mi?. J- W Leather
Wednesday A. M.
For Church News
A substantial increase in the
number of inquiries coming from
the Piedmont section was reported
this week by the Chamber of Com
merce. Chamber officials are very
much pleased with what they feel
is the result of an enlarged pro
gram of advertising in that area.
a i the samp time, inquiries from
all sections continue to arrive in
quantity, with a number of prospec
tive visitors aSKing me hhm'" .
t ,rr.ni. rpservations for them.
Tho vaneuard of tourists is be-
binning to arrive, to pick up reser
vations or make inpuiry in peis...,
No Meetings Held
On School Needs
The status of the "school situa
tion" remains the same, as the
board of education has not held a
meeting, nor met with the wm
iinir rpeardina proposals to
work out a program for improving
and expanding the scnooi gy..
The commissioners are working
on the new budget for next year.
but have not arrived at any URuiy
ricin Hollnwin culling the tapi
ftl lhr niw Wellco department is
the subject of the May cover of
"Sales Management" niaga.ine. A
six-page article by Lawrence M.
Hughes is devoted to the business
genius of Mr. Kollman. "
Entitled "Crises Can't Crush
Rollman." the illustrated article
bears the sub-title, "From Cat as
troplie No. Heinz. Kollman is
emerging nicely. In turn Na.is a'id
Reds wrecked his business, stole
his patents and markets. Now this
Gorman-born shoemaker is - per
suading the poop'" of 24 countries
to 'walk on air.' "
Wellco now has approximately
500 people on the pay roll. Accord
ing to Mr. Kollman, the new divis
ion producing Fun-Timer shoes
is making some 2500 pairs a day.
and the shoes are "going over bifi"
all over the country. A large de
partment store in Los Angeles used
a three-fourth page newspapei
;.. II,...,. ..nli.is l:wi Sunday; and a
Ml iiin' , - -
number ol New York stores have
been using heavy space to feature
Thp eomoany is uiin.ing un
building formerly occupied by the
Underwood Novelty Company, as a
According to B. K. Moomaw. a
slslaiii chief" ranger of the nine
Itidgp Parkway, the flowers should
hit their peak about June l.rlli.
The warden in the Sherwood area,
Virgil llaney. Is also assisting in
helping to arrange the trip.
Mr. Goerch said that his present
plans are to stage such a tour in
the spring and fall. Most of those
making the trip will be coining into
this area for the first time.
The Chamber of Commerce is
helping with the police In provid
ing parking facilities, and a wel
coming to the community.
Two Ball Players
Leave Today For
Major League Try
Jim Kuskendall and David Itris
lol leave today for Columbia. S. C.
for tryouts with the' Cincinnati
Red a. Both starred last year in
Legion play and were named to the
all-stale team Kuykendall was a
star moundsman this year for
Waynesville High. Bristol, who
halls from Andrews, is a second
baseman, and played for Baylor
Military Academy in Chattanooga.
Highway East Of
Until July First
The barrleaCes w!iit uu. on the
3 3 mile of relocated section of
Highway No 19-23 east of Canton
Wednesday morning. Workmen are
now putting the finishing touches
on the roadbed preparatory to
The construction foreman told
The Mountaineer,, that with fav
nrnhlp weather, the road would be
re-opened to the public about July
lirst Until that time, no traffic
whatever will be permitted through
the section. All traffic easl will be
routed over the Newfound road.
The bridge construction crew
were scheduled '.to have resumed
work on the bridge over Hominy
creek and the railroad tracks at
I he Haywood-Buncombe line today.
The crew was taken off this pro
ject for a bridge Job in Asheville
The completion of the bridge will
not prevent the opening of the
highway on July first, as about a
mile and a hair of the old road
can be utilized around the bridge
In Letter, Point Out
Towns Owe Each
Other "Ahout Same'
A car's overturning today on
Highway 284 about a mile from the
Wavrwxivi'.lp Citv units sent Mrs.
A. b. Wilcox of Lake Junaluska to
the Haywood County Hospital for
examination. At the time the
Mountaineer went to press the ex
tent of her injuries, if any, had not
been determined according to a
According to Sheriff Fred Y.
Campbell. Mrs. Wilcox was a pas
senger in a car driven by Miss
Stephanie Moore, also nf Lake
Junaluska. Miss Moore was appar-
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Moiire re
turned Monday after a buying trip
to Greensboro. Mr. Moore is own
er-manager of Western Aulo.
Miss Helen Kay, Miss Mary Kay,
and Miss Frances Kay are expell
ed lo return today from a visit to
II. C. Turner, Joe Morrow, and
Cyril Minnett, all studenls at the
University of North Carolina, have
arrived home for the summer.
Garden Cluh Awards I
Mrs W K Franck of Durham
second vice-president of the Stale
Federation of Garden Clubs has
announced the list of awards for
districts, individual clubs, and
members of North Carolina Gar
den Clubs for the years ending in
The Richland Club of Waynes
ville received honorable mention
in Doewood Planting and Miss
Louise Ballard was given second
place for her presentation of a
en TiiltiTfius HcL'onias Miss
Uallard's paper has been placed in' Plains
the State Garden Center at Ka
1 Lucl wood , officials, through
their attorney, William Medford,
today nottned.the Town of Waynes
ville that "both towna hwf each
about the same amounts In the
The otter ol Mr Medford. as
authorized by the Hazelwood Olfiel
als, Is published In full, as a paid
advertisement in this issue of Th(
The Idler is In answer lo the
Waynesville board in asking for
settlement by June Ifilh of the
'delinquent water bill of about
Mr Medford points oul:
"You mention the extra water
bill that Wavncsville has been
charging Haelwood over and above
the former rale which amounts lo
about $5,000.00. but ,ou do not
mention the bill thai Hazelwood
has charged Waynesville for the
use of its sewer system by citizens
of Waynesville which also amounts
to about $.1,1100 00. This bill has
been rendered to Wa.vnesville
monllilj We will have lo insist that
this be taken into consideration
when this- matter is settled, and
not summarily disregarded. The
Town ol Haelwood is at present
rendering an essential service to
certian citizens of Waynesville
and will have to continue to do t.o
unless an expensive sewerage sys
tem is installed by Waynesville.
Hazelwood is glad to render this
service to a neighboring municip
ality, but it insists that some con
sideration and recognition be giv
en to Hiis fact in Hie. settlement of
the present controversy."
The attorney for the Town of
Haelwood then goes on to cite
the question of the water and sew
er line from near Koyle & I'ilking
ton Company lo Dayton Rubber
Company. On this matter, he ex-
Rate In Force
Town of Hazelwood officials havp
oUeed a "rush order" lor 500 fet
nt lire hose lo rorrph-merrt the
1.0OO feet already on the M"e
truck. The action was taken as a
means of getting further reduc
tion of Insurance rates. The hose
Is expected in the near future.
As of June first the Insurance
rate on merchantile establishments
was reduced 10 cents per $100,
and one cent on residential prop
erty. With the Installation of the
additional hose, the rates would be
lowered another ten cents on
business and another cent on resi
dential, making a total reduction
of 20 cents on business and two
cents for residential property.
The classiflciation or the Insur
ance rating of the town also
changes from 0th to Hih class.
Church off iciaknd porters
are reminded vnai
rnlterUl for the church PRCS
ThSar must be In the .Mun.
tSLn U Printed ahead of the
rest of the Pper.
original pen-and-ink line drawing
by Douglas Grant now hanging in
the Mountaineer office is given by
but have not arrived at any i unnarrnr(1 The amount of H C. Wilburn, local nisior.an.
oending the submission of est.ma - errtly unharm ,pMm repres,nls Covc Creek Gap
ed requirements iron. hermined at press time.
Pictorial Story Of Early
Cataloochee Is Shown
Background material about the Noland Mountain. The Short Hunk
LOne lllinK. look s rsnuu
Joe Sloan Gets
Degree From USC
.loe Sloan was graduated from
the University of South Carolina at
Columbia Monday morning. He re
ceived the Bachelor of Science de
cree in mechanical engineering,
Prior to entering the University
three years ago. Sloan bad served
as a lieutenant in the 88th Infantry
Division of the Army during World
War II. He participated in the
He will assume a position with
the new Dupont plant near Augus
ta, Georgia next Monday morning.
He and his wife and two small
daughters are making their home
York Rite Masons
For Friday Night
Waynesville Chapter No. 83.
Roval Arch Masons, will hJd
Slated Convocation on Friday night
at 8 o'clock. J. W. Howell, High
nrUi will he in charge of the
and maintaining these lines for i meeting and invites all Royal Arcn
eight, or nine years, It had been a I Mawuu to attend. --
profitable operation for Hazelwood
This was a part of Hazelwood's
water and sewer system. The right-
of-way was iii Hazelwood s name
Hazelwood's money, as well as oth
ers, was used in tis construction.
Hazelwood had been administering
103 New Subscribers
Added During The Week
During the past week. 103 new sutmrrihrrs were added to the
mailing Z of The Mountaineer. The paid circu.at.on of th.s news-
almost e,ch KSue finds a new
WtTu!a new subscribers, the publishers and staff say a
he,rtv "welcome- and look forward in sending you the paper twice
JSTrS; with new,. pictnrP, and f of th .
In the old time before the com
ing of the white man an Indian
passed through the Laiaioo
valley, crossing "at Cove
Creek Gap." Mr. Wilburn tells us.
"This picture represents five
Cherokee warriors just coming into
the gap and pausing, pernaps;iur
a rest period. One of them gestures
. i o i . T.u.da-lll-tsi!'
v l a i m T.a-da-lu-lsl.
'Mountains, row upon row! he is
saying, calling the attention of his
fellows to the inspiring scene.
"The rows or ranges of mount
ains visible from Cove Creek Gap
looking toward the northwest are
Hmiwh Hidtfe Indian Ridge; and
against the skyline Mount Sterling
Kidge. flanked on the right! DC
hind the dead tree in the picture i
by Mount Sterling proper, and on
the left by Big Cataloochee Knob.
"The commonly accepted form of
the place name 'Cataloochee' is the
white man's pronunciation of the
Cherokee word 'Ga-da-lu-tsi.'
James Mooney says that the word
means 'standing up in a row or
series." and that it apparently re
r,.r to ih timber arowine In
streaks along the side of the mount
ain. It is my belief, insieaa. mai
t hn tavhrri iff descriptive of the sev
eral ranges or ridges of mountains
rising one behind and beyona me
other hi a row or -ene
Wavncsville had never laid any
claim to this water and sewer line.
No one had ever questioned Haz
elwood's title to this property."
1 he question arising over the
water and sewer rates and rights,
is covered in a paragraph by Mr.
Medford, which reads:
At a meeting several months
ago when this controversy arose
he Board of Aldermen of Hazel-1
wood asked that the matter of in-!
o-reasing the water rate to Hazel
wood be deferred during the term
jf office of the present Board of
Aldermn. The Board of Aldermen
if Hazelwood gave permission to
Waynesville to tap into the line to
Dayton Rubber Company with the
understanding that it be deferred.
There seems to have been a mis
understanding because the tap was
HptrKwd Pace 8)
Killed . . . : 0
Injured .... 21
(This Information com
piled from Record
State Highway PatroL)