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leaded back to his home
)rth Carolina. He had
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looded area of the Mid-
driving mile alter miie
bound his hub caps, ne
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,d which stated: "Two
here Water waist high
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hlorado A & M, $-u,-
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tacken spent a worried
lv in Raleigh. "Useless
Is Mrs. Burnette, "but
'arm and Home Week
hte and Mrs. McCrack-
together. The lady
Jiall had no room mate,
ist of her time with the
Haywood. One night,
le did not drop in
Is news, Her light was
I-was locked: and there
lid of movement in the
ladies began to worry.
might be sick, injured,
Id. Should they call the
: their friend had fall-
ith the light on, she'd
. AH night long the
d. as one or another
ake to testify.
morning Mrs. Burnette
bid to use, her pass key
empty, . ,
ilnh came casually later
The lady had met a
ibed to her room to
fhing and spend the
he friend. In her haste
fgnten to turn off the
"here's no telling what
yourself into with a
Ind a vivid imagination!
vt Leave It
my picture postcards
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l exactly 51 brothers,
1ips, aunts, cousins, etc.
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per they were from the
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hard day," agreed
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fwntly visited Atlanta
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of the cards bore
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Published Twicc-A-Wcck In The County Scat of flaywood County At
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Haywood REA Directors Discuss
til ml -cCf rMnM :
This picture was made about noon Saturday, after ihe annual .election of directors of the Haywood
-Electric Membership Corporation. Seated, left to right: Carter Osborne, president, William H. Grove,
regional head of REA work, Washington; R. C; Sheffield, manager of the Haywood REA; back row:
Walker Brown, Ira Cogburn, Blaine Nicholson, AvW. Ferguson, and H. W. Davis. (Staff Photo).
Members of the State REA
board began arriving in Waynes
ville this morning in preparation
for their annual meeting here to
morrow. Chairman Gwyn B. Price was one
of the first to arrive for he was
scheduled to meet this afternoon
at Rabun with national and local
officials to discuss rural telephone
service for the area there now serv
ed by the Haywood Co-op.
Board members and their fami
lies will spend the night here at
Brookmont and - meet tomorrow
morning at the offices of the local
do-op. They will be guests of Glenn
C, Palmer, one of the board mem
bers, at his camp on Glenn Top in
Dinner tomorrow will be eaten
at Bryson City, after which the
group plans to attend the Cherokee
Drama, "Unto These Hills." On
Wednesday the ; board will visit
various co-ops and electricrojects
including Fontana Dam. .
Members of the board in addi
tion to Mr. Price and Mr. Palmer.
are Mrs. Helen Brooks Boney; D.
F. Purcell; Dr. S. H. llobbs, Jr., Dr.
Dave Weaver, secretary; Dave Bar
ber, engineer; and Walter Fuller.
In Apple Festival
Two' Hazel wool girls, Anne
Bischoff and Kathryn Hyatt, have
been selected by the Waynesville
Chamber of Commerce to repre
sent Haywood County in the an
nual Hendersonville Apple Festival
to be held Thursday and Friday.
Miss Bischoff is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. George BischolT of
Hazelwood. She graduated from
Waynesville Hifih School this past
spring and plans to attend WCTC
this fall. 'While in High School
she was editor of the pa"per and
yearbook, as well as a leader in
Miss Hvatt is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Hyatt of Haz
elwood. She attended .Mars Hill
College last year and plans to en
ter Peace College in Raleigh this
- Barberville-Baptist Church will
hold Homecoming services Sun
day at the church. Former pastors
are expected to be present.
A program of speaking and spe
cial singing has been planned for
the event, which will last all day.
Dinner will be servea picnic siyie
Annual Labor Day Issue
To Be Published Thursday
The annual Labor Day edition of The Mountaineer will, be
published on Thursday. This edition will carry a number of
features that have made the edition one of the largest of the
y6arDuc to the extra number of pages, the actual printing of the
' edition will begin well ahead of the usual time and 'nnounce
: ments for the Thursday paper should be in well ahead of the
- normal deadlines.
All merchants of Waynesville,
Hazelwood, . and Lake Junaliftka,
regardless of type of business,
have been requested by Paul Davis,
President of Merchants Associa
tion, to meetaMh T-wiHaH to
morrow night at 8.
Mr. Davis emphasized that the
meeting is very important, and re
peated that all merchants, regard
less of whether they operate push
carts, filling stations, or depart
ment stores, should come.
Get 2 Slot
Three different law enforcement
agents working together picked up
Iwo slot machines at the Pro Shop
at the golf course shortly after
noon here Sunday.
The two machines were brought
to the Town Hall, and officers said
that Ray Raynor, manager of the
shop, had .beeij cited to appear in
Mayor's court on September 3rd.
vBoth machines were of the 25
cent type; one paid off in cash, the
other paid off golf balls.
The officers getting the machines
were; Sheriff Fred Y. Campbell;
Agent P. R. Kitchen, of the SBI,
and Policemen Jerry Rogers and
Judge Wilson Warlick has or
dered that the boxes of tipboard
recently found in a raid here be
impounded and sent to Asheville
for use as evidence in Federal
court. Judge Warlick . is federal
judge of this district, and the im
pounding was handled by Deputy
This is the evidence which Sher
iff Fred Y. Campbell, Deputy Carl
Setzcr, and Policeman Paul Gough
got In - a raid here several weeks
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Evans and
children. Ji'mmie and Helen Evans,
have arrived from Hot Springs to
spend the winter and are residing
at 114 Pigeon Street. Mr. Evans is
principal of the Bethel SchooL
STANDARD PTG CO
Comp 220-230 S First 8
Local officials estimated, that
more than 1200 people attended the
12th annual meeting of the Hay
wood Electric Membership Corpor
ation here Saturday, making it one
of the mast successful yet held.
Eleven directors were elected to
hold office during the coming year.
They include: Ira H. Cogburn, East
rorx; walker Brown, Pigeon and
Cecil; and Roy B. Medford, Iron
duff, Jonathan's Creek, White Oak
and Ivy Hill.
1 Jack" Harris, Beaverdam; Carter
Osborne, Clyde and Waynesville,
H. W. Davis, Buncombe County;
M. M. Klrkpatrick, Crablree and
Fines Creek; C. W. London, Bun
J. N. Fisher, Macon and Rabun
Counties; Blaine Nicholson, Jack
son County; and Dan Rcid of Tran
William H. Groves, of the man
agement division of the national
REA, gave the annual address. He
stressed, the fact N. C. rural elec
trification has shown greater im
provement than in any other slate,
and he pointed out that the local
Co-op ranks above the average of
the state. .
' Carter Osborne, who was elected
president of the directors, acted as
master of ceremonies during the
day which featured a picnic lunch,
and a beauty contest in which Miss,
Patsy Mccracken of canion, KVD
3 was selected as Miss REA Co-op
for the Haywood project,
" She was selected on the basis of
poise, ability, achievement, and, of
course, beauty. Runnerups were
Regina Ferguson of HFD 1, Clyde,
and Virginia Robinson of RFD 1,
Candler. Miss McCrackcn will go
to Daligh later to compete for the
state title. Miss N. C. REA Co-op.
Music for the events was furnish
ed by a local string band, along
with two soloists, Ballard Webb of
Hyder Mountain and A. C. Walker
of Fines Creek. ' '
Special guests were Kenneth N.
Hardy of the national REA in
Washington, and D. M. Robinson,
manager of the neighboring French
Broad Electric Membership Cor
poration at Marshal.
Members and officers alike a
greed that it was one of the best
meetings they had enjoyed in the
12-year history of the organization.
Hens On County
Home Farm Make
Last April the county commis
sioners bought 900 pullets for the
County Home farm. The pullets
were bought for producing hatch
ing eggs, and this week the second
check for eggs this month arrived
$677.1.. The first check was for
The hens arc in about 60 per
cent production, it was said, and
within a week or so should be pro
ducing $1,300 worth of eggs per
Under normal conditions they
should lay for 10 to U months.
The commissioners paid $105 per
hen, and at the present rate, will
realize a good return on the in
The Eastern Entrance Of The
WAYISESVILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 27, 1951 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
, L ' ' ' ' ,
cliool Boiidg Proposed.
Stale Und County Boards
Approve Plan For General
Expansion of Local Schools
Will Be Held
On Sept. 25
The date of the special bond
election to decide whether the peo
ple of Wanyesvllle desire to pay
$80,000.00 for a recreation center
and swimming pool, has been set
for Tuesday, September 25th.
Also to be decided is whether the
tax with which the bonds shall be
paid, should be not less than three
cents nor more than ten cents on
the $100.00 valuation of property
in Waynesville. '
Mrs. Ruth Kelly has been ap
pointed Registrar for Precinct No.
1, and Claude Woodard and Spat'
don Underwood have been select
ed as Judges. Mrs, Denton Brown
ing will be Registrar for Precinct
No, 2, with Bill Ferguson and Ruf
us Siler as Judges.
Registration books 'will be
opened at 9 a.m., Saturday, Sep
tember 1st, and will be closed at
sunset on Saturday, September
"1 5th." The following Saturday, Sep
tcmber 22nd, will be Challenge
Polling places for the first pre
cinct will be at the Fire Station on
Main Street, and at the Aliens
Creek school house in the 2nd pre
Many people have long cam
paigned for a Recreation Center
for the young people of the town
Only recently was a petition cir
culated, and signed that made the
special election necessary, ,..
Local Man Is
Rowan A. Williams of Waynes
ville, has jointed the civilian fa
culty of the U, S. Naval Academy,
Annapolis, Md., as an Assistant
Professor in the Department of
EiTgllsh, History and Government.
Professor Williams attended
Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.,
and Asheville School for Boys; He
rercived his Bachelor of Arts de
gree from Princeton University and
his Master's Degree from the Uni
versity of Pennsylvania in 1950.
He Is a member of Phi Beta Kap
pa, honorary scholastic fraternity.
Professor Williams was com
missioned a Second Lieutenant in
the Infantry in 1942 and served
with the Fifth Army in Italy. For
a period in 1944 he served as
Liaison Officer for the French
Air Force. He is authorized to wear
the Bronze Star Medal in recogni
tion of distinguished wartime serv
ice. A member of the Organized
Reserve Corps, Army of the Uni
ted Stales, he reported to the Nav
al Academy from summer training
with the Second Army at Fort
Meade, Md., where he served as
Professor and Mrs. Williami are
at 65 Shipwright St., Annapolis,
Vehicle Lights In
Area Termed Good
For two hours Friday night, pa
trolmen maintained a checking sta
tion at five-points In Hazelwood, on
highway No. 19A-23.
L Only - two - vehicles- with-- faulty
lights passed, and one car without
an operator's license. 1 ,
THE DUDLEY MOORES RETURN
FROM 15.000 MILE TRIP
Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Moore and
son, Johnny, have returned to
their home at Lake Junaluska after
a two and one-half month trip to
the West Coast, on which they trav
eled around 15,000 miles. They
made the trip by motor, traveling
the Southern route through Texas,
the Grand Canyon, the Petrified
Forest, and Death Valley into Cali
fornia. They visited Yosemite Na
tional Park, Yellow Stone. Park,
Salt Lake City, Pike's Peak, and re
turned by the Northern Route.
Last week they visited Mr. Moore's
sister, Miss Martha Moore in Char
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
'. .... . ?
A 'proposal that Haywood spend
two millions on an expanded
school system has been made by
the State and county boards of
education in a joint recommenda
tion to the county commissioners.
The detailed report climaxes a
long study of the physical needs of
schools in Haywood, and provides
for a general expansion of build
ings and facilities in every section
of the county.
The report was handed the com
missioners on Friday by Mrs. Lucy
Jones, county superintendent. The
commissioners are expected to
make a thorough study of the pro
posals, and confer with the county
board of education at a later date.
The new recommendations have
been modified from the original
proposed three million dollar pro
Under the terms of the current
report, Haywood would vote two
millions in bonds. Added to this
would be $346,000 as the county's
share of the state-wide school bond
program. The Canton charter
school district would get slightly
more than 31 per cent of the two
millions, with the other 69 per cent
being used on Haywood schools.
The 69 per cent amounts to $1,394,
200. . The proposal put the cost of the
seven projects at slightly over $1,-
508,700, with $200,000 set aside for
equipment, and $31,500 for con
tingencies, The largest single project would
be the Bethel elementary building,
An addition of physical educa
tion unit, and classrooms . at the
Crabtree-Iron Duff school has been
set at $168,000.
The Waynesville high vocational
building is estimated to cost $330,
The elementary building for
Waynesville set at $260,000.
Clyde would get $100,000 for a
physical education building.
A sum of $206,000 was set for
repairs, renovations and additions
for the Maggie, Rock Hill, Lake
Junaluska, and others.
Ttjc State Board held out for
two consolidations Cecil and
Spring Hill. The county board
(See Schools Page 6)
Set For Sunday f
Upper Crabtree Community has
named Sunday, September 2, as
Homecoming Day. An all-day pro
gram of singing and speaking will
begin at 10 a.m. Former residents
are especially invited to attend.
The program will be held at the
Taxi Driver Held
Under $2500 Bond
; Slanberry Ewart, local taxi driv
er, was bound over to superior
court under a $2500 bond Friday,
in connection with the wreck on
Aliens Creek highway August 4th,
when Miss Betty Hamblin was seri
The hearing was held before
Justice of the Peace Johnny Fer
guson. The Investigation was made
by Patrolman Joe Murrill. The de
fendant had not made bond as of
this morning, and was still being
held in jail. -4
Be Held Here
The Haywood County Milk Pro
ducers Association has announced
a Junior Dairy Show to be held
September 10th at 10 a.m. in the
parking lot by the courthouse. It
will be for both grade and regis
tered dairy animals,
All boys and girls under 21 on
date of show are eligible to enter
cattle, but no exhibitor may enter
more than two animals. All cows,
no bulls are eligible, must be test
ed for Bangs Disease, but at no
expense to the owner. The State
Veterinarian will be brought by the
Association to anyone desiring
him for that purpose.
If enough animals are entered,
the following classes will be of
fered: Junior Calf, but no calf
under four months of age; Senior
Caalf; Junior Yearling; Senior
Yearling; Two Year Olds; Three
This Scene Will Occur At 8:45 Wed.
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For details of Haywood County
of section two,
On Labor Day
Paul Davis, President of the
Merchants , Association, has an
nounced that all stores In Waynes
ville will be closed all day on Mon
day, September 3rd in honor of
This policy is in keeping with
the traditional 1 riiinlliness exist
ing for years between Waynesville
employers and employees, liy clos
ing on Labor Day t lit employees
will be able to enjoy their day to
the fullest extent,
Mr. Davis emphasized that every
one should remember that the
stores will . bo closed, and plan
their shopping accordingly.
One Hurt In Car
Nalhan Messer was Injured about
the face and knees late Saturday
when the ear in which lie was rid
ing crashed with another car near
the Bryan Medford. home on Jon
athan creek highway.
Patrolman Joe Murrill investi
gated, and said that Otlis Birch
field was driver of the ear in which
Messer was riding.
Mrs. Jimmy Medford was driver
of the other car.
Both cars were damaged, and
were lowed in to a garage here.
- On Sept. 10
Year Olds; and Four Year Olds,
which includes all cows dropped
before July 1. 1947.
The Danish system of judging
will be used; that is, animals will
be judged red, while, and blue
winners, with the prize for the
blue ribbons being $5.00, red win
ners $3.00.' and white $2.00. This
is for grade or purebred, and the I
animals will not show against each
other but in separate classes.
All blue and red registered win
ners will be eligible for the Dis
trict Show in Asheville, but both
grade and registered animals of
the following breeds are eligible
for, the County show; Guernsey,
Jersey, Holstein, and Ayrshire.
There will also be a prize for
the boy or girl doin? the best job
of showing his animal, and a prize
for the best fitted 'animal;;.
''Your wife used to be m
nervous, Mr. Jones. What
did you do for her?"
"Simple. The doctor told
her nervousness was a sign
of old age."
School openings see page three
A number of representatives
from all sections of the county arfc
expected to attend the rural road
mapping program here Thursday
morning. The meeting called by L.
Dale Thrash, district highway com
missioner is set for ten o'clock. The
delegates at the meeting will work
out plans with the highway officials,
for paving some 15 to 20 miles in
the next phase of the program.
The policy of calling the repre
sentatives in has been lollowed
since the rural road program began
more than a year ago.
Haywood has spenl about half of
Ihe $1,890.00 allocated for rural
roads. Some of this has already
been obligated, it was explained,
for projects not yet completed.
Mr Thrash said that the people
of Haywood were very cooperative
with the highway officials in help
ing to work out a well-rounded and
county-wide program for paving
A detailed report of I hp paving
program to dale in Haywood will
be explained by Mr. Thrash at th
meeting here Thursday.
Mary Jane Rogers
Mary Jane Rogers, daughter of '
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rogers, has
been awarded a music scholarship
to W.CT.C. Miss Rogers plans to
major in Music Education.
Only recently she turned down
the $100 UDC scholarship to Brev
Miss Rogers graduated " last
spring from Waynesville High
School where she had a distin
guished record in music and with
the band." -
In Hay wood
Injured . . . . 37
(This Information com
piled from Record. o
State Hi.hwar , Patrol.)