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WAYNESVILLE, N. C MONDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 20, 1951 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Palmer Sawmill Destroyed By Fire Firemen Save Lumber
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!f ,ne reading club
. being shown the Are
nation by Chief Fit
kfd about the siren,
tiv touched the siren
L children to hear.
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follow dasneo. out uw
He went arouna ine
building, and put up
iistance about return-
5 afraid "that tmng
If teen-age girls were
tty. Later the mother
you girls do at the
liked, and talked some
boys," chimed in a
1 pr-r. we already
ihe weather was, and
there to talk about?"
bride was taking her
jfor a drive in the new
fcand was more than a
(s the bride began to
nd faster on the way
kting his courage he
ie hurry, honey?"
hpHed in equally wor-
Look at the gas. I'm
home before1 we run
kirse in Training Union
pr officers and group
feed Friday night at
Cove Baptist church,
Icted by the pastor, the
pambert, witfc Robert
Spring Hill church
Young people's and
the Adult Union are
tis, president; Harry
vice president; Bob
tretary; Raymond Blan-
saders' leader. Group
Mrs. Bob ' Caldwell
Francis; social leaders,
Leopard and ' Mrs,
is; missionary leader,
pr, Monte Underwood:
retary, Mrs. Raymond
the Young People and
f are Iva Lee Messer,
ster Mashburn, vice
fancy Leopard, secre-
Jo Blanton, Bob Cody
word, group captains:
"urn and Marearet
: Headers leaders;
s, assistant secretary;
rancis, counsellor for
rs. Monte Underwood.
or the Story Hour
nomcs were destroyed
""ding to reports just
he home of Mr. and
''ttman, of near Clyde
with all contents.
fme of Mr. and Mrs
in unes Creek,
both families are tak-
0 assist them in not.
back. Donations for
F'y can be left at
fure Company. :
1 Day has hpen set of
cemetery for Satur
Pr 1 The cemetery Is
! gust 20-ralr and
y- Mostly fair and not
in temperature Tues-
t ded by the staff of the
Max. Mln. Rainfall
85 58 .01
82 59 .08
80-- Sa .
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Just what part the moon played
with traffic on Friday night has not
been determined, but Haywood's
five patrolmen, found a sleepless
night as they handled the trying
It , all began about ten o'clock,
just as the patrolmen were closing
their day's work.
First it was - Patrolman Bryan
Baysden that nabbed a drunken
driver on Highway No. 19A-23. He
brought the driver to jail, and
about that time Cpl. Smith came
in with a speeder, caught in Way
nesville making 65 miles an hour
through-residential districts and
across Mailt Street.
In the meantime, Patrolman H.
Dayton had stopped a man driving
drunk near Clyde, and brought him
to Jail. As the patrolmen were
about ready to call it a day, for
It was then one o'clock, a call came
in that a driver on Highway No.
19-23 needed some "official assis
tance." The patrol started out and
brought in their third man charg
ed with driving drunk of the night.
While all this was going on, the
other two patrolmen, were just as
busy.: Patrolman Joe Murrill ar
rested two for not having a driver's
license, and one for operating
car with a gutted muffler. Patrol
man wooten also caught two for
operating without a driver's license.
All this activity after ten at
night. ; ',,
Cpl. Smith nabbed an 18-year-
old boy as he went through East
Waynesvllle intersection at a high
rate1 of speed, ' The patrolman gaVe
chase, and caught' the boy after the
car had hit a ditch. , . Two other
teen-agers were-in the car' at the
time. No; one was injured,, although
me .speeding car '.narrowty missea
heavy traffic .in crossing Main
Street, Cpl Smith fcaidi The boy
was lodged in JaiMaitfUJBter re
leased under $300" bond. ', .
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Child Hit By Auto
Plans to operate were announced
this morning for seven-year-old
Carroll Fisher, son of Mr. and Mrs
Harold Fisher of Candler, who is
in an Asheviile hospitat suffering
from a fractured leg, a fractured
hip arid1 head injuries received last
night when he was struck by . an
automobile on US Highway 19 east
State Highway Patrolmen H.
Dayton and W. R. Wooten said the
car was driven by Manuel King of
RFD I, Waynesvllle. No charges
had been preferred Sunday night,
According to officers, the child
was visiting relatives and was sent
to a corner store for a loaf of
bread. They said he apparently ran
into the path of the automobile.
King wis traveling west toward
Clyde at the time of the accident,
officers said. Hospital attaches de
scribed the child's condition as
"fair" Sunday night.
MRS. MOSEMAN HOME
Mrs. Roy Moseman returned
home Saturday after undergoing an
operation at the Haywood County
Haywood Baptist To Open
66th Annual Meeting Of
"The Whole Gospel For The
Whole World" is the theme for the
66th atfflual session of - the - Hay
wood flaptist Association which
will meet tomorrow and Wednes
day with Ben Lee Ray as Modera
tor, v . - 4
Scene of the sessions are Canton
First,. Woodland and Clyde Baptist
Churches. Chairman of the Pro
gram Committee is M. L. Lewis,
and Vice-Moderator is Avery Peek.
The program will begin Tuesday
morning at 9:45 at the First Baptist
Church of Canton. Various business
matters will be discussed and brief
talks glvei on: "The whole gos
pel id Haywood Association, State
Missions, Home Missions, Foreign
Missions, and through the co-operative
program," The annual sermon
will be presented at 11:90 by Rev.
A. M. Wyatt.
Tuesday's afternoon program,
also at Cantori, will feature discus
sions of the "Whole Uospei in ii
Sunday School, .in the Training
A warped, twisted mass of ruined machinery is all that remains of the palmer sawmill in Crabtree. The loss Is about $15,000 The
dlesel motor, center right, was less than three months old, is a total loss. Lumber stacked nearby was saved by the fast work of
Waynesvllle firemen pumping water from a nearby stream. (Staff Photo). '
Gen. Clay Meets At Lake
Logan To Plan Crusade
Plans were made at Lake Logan
near, Waynesville Saturday night
for the second annual Crusade For
Freedom which begins In Septem
ber. Chairman of the Crusade,
Gen. Lucius Clay, met with 'Reu
ben B. Robertson, board. -fhaifman
of the Champion Paper'and Fibre
Cp. as chairman of the Crusade in
North and South Carolina. Among
others present was Beekman Huger,
of JAshevtlle, who it Mr. Robertson's
assistant. .,-' -r"-.; ' .v ; '
General Clay revealed that the
leaflets now being spread over
Czecholovakia by balloon, are
printed on a special product pro
duced by the Champion Paper and
Fibre Co. It Is especially designed
to resist exposure. -
Also pointed out by Gen. Clay
was the fact that the first Crusade
has helped create a situation that
makes Russia.-,unable to depend
fully upon the support of her own
people and the people of the coun
tries she controls. Large garrison
troops are now necessary, he said,
and even larger numbers would be
required in case of, war.
Reported For Two
Telephone reports received this
morning from the Mission Hospi
tal in' Asheville reveal that the two
Haywood County people who are
there recovering from recent auto
crashes, are now in fair condition.
, Betty Hamblin, who was critical.
ly hurt after a crash on the Al
iens Creek road, is still in "Fair
shape,", and Dale Medford, who
crashed sometime ago near Canton,
was -reported as in "Fairly good
pue- to congested circuits, it
was impossible to obtain a report
on J." A. Mehaffey, Korean veter
an, who is at the Moore General
Union.' in the Brotherhood, and in
the W.M.U." Officers wiU also be
elected and installed.
The evening program will be
held at Woodland Baptist Church.
Haywood Baptist history will be
related by Mr. R. E. Sentelle, and
The Whole Gospel in Evangelism
will be discussed by Rev. G. E.
Clyde Baptist Church will be the
scene of Wednesday morning activ
ity. Various subjects include:
Christian Literature, Christian
Education, the American Bible So
ciety, and Temperance and Good
Morals. A Doctrinal Sermon will be
delivered by Rev. E. T. Erwin.
Wednesday afternoon session will
again convene at Clyde. Business
largely will be the order of the, day,
but at 3 p.m. an Inspirational Ad
dress will be given by Rev. Joe
Miller. According to Miss Esther
Mae Gibson, clerk of the Associa
tion, a Digest of Letters win aiso
be on the program.
Guard Unit Leaves
For 2 Weeks Stay
At Fort McClellan
The complete roster of Wayncs-
vllle's National Guard unit, Medi
um. Tank Company, 120th Infantry,
that left Saturday for a. two weeks
encampment at Fort McClellan,
Ala., is as follows:
Samuel A. Carswcll is Captain,
Two men, Frank C. Boyd and Rob
ert H. Winchester, hold the rank of
1st Lt., while Albert C. Jones is a
Three men, James R. Adams,
John E. Norman, and George M.
Mllner, are.MSgt, while Paul M.
Mull is a 1st Sgt. Holding the rank
of Sfc are William G. Arrington,
Edward Hill, Neil Pressley, James
E. Robinson, and Wiley Williams.
Many are of Sgt. rank; Louie
Curtis, J. W. Finney, James P.
Gibbs, Ralph Grasty, William
Grasty, William L. Lovedahl, Floyd
E. Mehaffey, Leonard B." Messer,
Floyd E. Nelson, Emmett E. Phil
lips, Frank J. Poteat, Grover K.
Robinson, Buic L. Sharpe, Jack H.
Snyder, Edward J. Stepp, and Ho
Those bearing the rank of Cpl.
are: William H. Coward, William
L. Davis, Robert Dixon, Pete L.
Dock, Lewis E. Dotson, Claude E.
Greene, Robert A. Lovedahl,
George D. Maney,. Frank J. Moody,
Hubert Parton, Jr., William R. Rob
inson, and Claude R. Smathers.
Pfc's are many. Kenneth B. Bor
ing, William M. Boone, Charles C.
Bryant, James C. Burgess, Ned M.
Burress, John D. Chapman, Carl
II. Coward, Albert Crayne, Jr.,
Robert L. Curtis, Wayne M. Ed
wards, John D. Ezell, Jr., John E.
Freeman, Joseph- Hall,-Walter L.
Lance, Donald L. Plemmons,
Thomas M. Radford, Jack Reece,
Carl J. Rhymer, Jr., Francis W.
Ruff, Bill B. Sutton, and Willard J.
Not so many Pvt-2's. Lloyd A.
Bridges, Beecher L. Cooper, Ray
V, Gibson, Aaron K. Greer, Hubert
C. Inman, Lawrence O. Nelson,
Ham O. Plemmons, Guy A. Poteat,
Kenneth C. Rhlnehart, Euzelle
Robinson, Jack Rogers, Glen H.
Scruggs, and Joseph K. Sisk.
Those holding rank of Pvt-1, are
Floyd E. Conner, Francis A. Davis,
Robert J. Head, Billy A. Hlghtow-
er. Ronald D.. Lanning,. James . L.
Ledbetter, Wade O. Ledford, Ever
ett W. Medford, iAlvin F. Moody,
Oliver Parton, Robert G. Queen,
and Robert A.. Robinson.
Posted On New
The State Highway Commission
recently posted specifications for
a new road project in Haywood
County. Bids will be opened on
August 28th and reviewed by the
Commission on September 1.
The project calls for 6.58 miles
of eradlng from a point on US 19
and 23 approximately 3.5 miles
northeast of Waynesvllle east
through Clyde to a point on US 19
and 23 inside the city limits of can
Fire of an undetermined origin,
destroyed the Glenn C. Palmer
sawmill early Friday morning in
Crabtree, on Highway No. 209, The
loss was estimated at about $15,000
by Mr. Palmer, and only the quick
work of Waynesville firemen saved
the $20,000 stock of lumber on the
The" blaze was discovered about
one o'clock by a taxi driver passing
the highway Mr. Palmer was-rall-ed,
and the sawdust under the cut
off saws was blazing freely, he said.
The fire was fought with a brigade
of buckets until the firemen arriv
ed. The fire truVk pumped water
from a stream across the highway
from the mill.
A 500-gallon tank of oil boiled
over, and the seepage caught fire,
but the tank did not explode, al
though it was badly warped by the
The 100 gallons of fuel oil in the
new diesel motor caught fire, and
the 3-month old machine was con
sidered a total loss.
Firemen saved the entire stock of
lumber, some stacked within 10
feet of the tank of oil. Only one
end of the lumber was scorched.
Mr. Palmer was warm In his
praise for the quick response of the
department, and their work in com
batting the blaze when they arriv
ed. "Had it not been for the Way
nesville firemen, the whole stock
of lumber, plus, perhaps the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Safford
would have burned," Mr, Palmer
Eleven men were employed at
the mill, which was managed by
Rev. Nando Stevens. Mr. Palmer
said some insurance was carried on
the motor, but none on the remain
der of the mill. He had no state-
mint to make regarding rebuilding.
"I have not fully decided just what
I will do," he said.
Members of the National Guard Medium Tank Co., 120th Infantry, climbed aboard the train Sat
urday for a two weeks encampment at Fort McClellan, Ala. (Staff Photo).
More than 500 attended the an
nual homecoming in Iron Duff at
Davis Chapel on Sunday.
Rev. Jar vis Tcague, pastor of
Marshall, was the morning speaker,
while the afternoon was given over
to a musical program, followed by
a memorial service,' led by Rev.
M Rn Williamson, . - ' ,
Joe E. Davis was master, of cere,
monies, and recognized several who
made short talks. This group in
cluded Lee Davis, of Richmond, C.
C. Francis,; Wayneslvlle, Dr. J C.
Davis, Florida, Dr. F. M. Davis,
Canton, W.'C, Medford, Waynes
ville and othors, .
A bountiful picnic dinner featur
ed the noon hour program.
Many People Here For 10th
Masonic Summer Assembly
More than 2Q0 visiting Masons
arrived in Waynesvllle yesterday
to attend the three day assembly
of the Grand-Council of Royal and
Select Masters of North Carolina,
which got underway this morning, f-
A committee of local Masons
found dwelling places for the group
which is larger than last year's at
tendance. At 4 p.m. last night a
Union Service was held at' the First
Methodist church with Pastor J, E.
Yountz in charge,
The Grand Council of- this, the
10th of the series, Assembly was
opened at 0:30 this morning. At
3:30 this , afternoon the annual
motorcade departed to visit the
Masonic Marker ; at Black Camp
Gap where Grand Master Charles
H. Pugh will make the principal
address. ; - . i
A team from East Tennessee,
Board Train For
Rural Road Work
Representatives of many sections
of Haywood met in joint session
with the Board of Commissioners,
and L, Dale Thrash, highway com
missioner of the 10th district, here
this morning. A general discus
sion of rural roads, pending pro
jects, and completion dates for
some work already underway.
J. T. Knight, district mainten
ance engineer, was also here to
confer with the group.
Mr. Thrash said that the rural
road program was moving along
satisfactorily, and he was well
pleased with the progress that had
been made to date. "Some people
are impatient, but when one rea
lizes that there are 100 counties,
we feel the state-wide program has
pushed forward rapidly."
Mr. Thrash also said he expected
work to get underway before too
long on the section of road on
Highway No. 276 through Pigeon
Gap. The survey has been made,
and the money available for the
project, he continued. "Just when
work will get underway will de
pend on when It can be reached by
the limited number of men we have
In the department," Mr. Thrash
The highway men were Invited
here by the Board of Commission
There are several Haywood high
way projects due to come before
the state board for bids later this
Meet Tonight To
Plan For Future
Glenn Brown, county chairman,
issued a reminder today to all
Young Democrats of the meeting
tonight in the Court House at 8
o'clock. ,. .
Officers will be elected for the
Lyear ahead, and delegates, selected
to attend the state young Demo
crats Convention to be held at
Carolina Beach on Sept. 14th and
Plans will also be made for the
1952 elections and an organization
on a precinct level will be discus
sed. As stated by Mr. Brown, "Un
less we act now we will be caught
with B. E. Weeten in charge, will
exemplify the super excellent
masters degree during the evening
program, beginning at 8 p.m.
On Tuesday at 9:30 the Grand
Council will be formally closed.
but activity will continue with a
conducted tour of the plant at
Ecusta. The Masonic annual pic
nic, to be enjoyed by everyone,
Masons, friends, and families', is
at 6 p.m. Varied entertainment
will follow the picnic.
At 8 p.m. the grand master of
Masons of Tennessee will address
the group. His address will close
Everyone is Invited by the local
Masons to attend the caravan to the
Masonic Marker on Monday, and
to participate in the picnic at Camp
Hope on Tuesday.
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Target For Reds
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The Rev. Robert Tarzicr, direc
tor of the Nordic mission in Amer
ica, will describe his experiences
in Soviet Russia Wednesday eve
ning at 8 p.m. at the First Meth
odist Church, Waynesville.
Mr. Tarzicr's subject will be
"Life and Religion behind the Iron
Curtain in Soviet Russia as 1 have
known it for 25 years." He will also
deal with the question, "Will
world Communism headed by Sov
iet Russia destroy Western civiliza
tion and Christianity?".
Prior to his escape from the Sov
iets, Mr. Tarzier was pastor of the
Calvary Baptist Church at Riga,'.
Latvia. Since 1912 his church had
been known for its missionary pro
gram and was consequently a tar
get for the Reds. Mr. Tamer's fath
er, also a preacher, was killed by
the Bolsheviks, and the church was
taken over and desecrated by the
At the close of the last World
War, Mr. Tarzier escaped to Swed
en in a leaky fishing boat without
food or water.
Waynesville High .
The registration schedule at Way
nesville District High School, was
announced recently by Principal
C. E. Wcatherby.
On Auguht 21, Tuesday, the 12th
grado will register, followed next
day, August 22, by the 11th grade.
On August 23, the 10th grade will
present itself, and on August 24 it
will be the turn of the 9lh grade.
The 8th grade will waituhtH Aug
ust 27, Monday. The hours of reg
istration are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A meeting of Waynesville Dis
trict high school teachers is sot for
Tuesday, August 28th. The place
will be the Waynesvllle High School
auditorium, and the time is 2 p.m.
Principal Wcatherby said that, he
was expecting a combined enroll
ment exceeding 1,200 in junior and
senior high schools. Between 285
and 300 freshmen are expected,
which will more than compensate
for the 117 seniors graduated last
Now Under Way
At Piney Grove
Revival services began last night
at the Piney Grove Methodist
Church on upper Fines Creek. They
will continue each evening at 8
The Uev. W. L. Broome, evangel
ist., will preach, and the pastor will
lead the singing.
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(This Information com
piled from Record o,
State Highway Patrol.)