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Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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boarded a bus after the liahta
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help her find a strap.
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let jo of my necktie?"
66th YEAR NO. 77 16 PAGES
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, SEPT. 24, 1951 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Mayor Signs Proclamation For B. 6Y P. W, Women's Club
doesn't." snorted the
On The Angle
Is yere- sitting on the
ussing the aproaci"B
Imp - .
Vin easily, ' me oar uu-
it so sure," sam me
,ook what napyeiicu. ai51
las' terrible," agreed the
thinking oi now iwu
lead faded away in the
awful," replied the
11 got his face hurt and
t kiss me for a wee.
Lard of wedding rings
as bright and clear as
lat inspired its purchase?
Medford of East Way,
ready to believe that.
k aeo she lost her wed
and the other day it
It was found in a lot on
Medford's father had
The house has since
down, But after the dirt
trashed away, the beauty
shone forth. On the
fc-as the word "Medford,"
the words "Will and
vil, Pull Parson
iewas the kick-off of the
Lippen football game.
Blue Demons tensely
Deacons. An ardent
and a good church
Irned excitedly to her
don't want to sound
i. but I sure hope the
lock the stuffing out of
Members of the Waynesville B & P Women's Club watch Mayor J. H. Way sign a proclamation for the anniversary of the Club as
Cpl ., Grace HilK WAAF, 6eated left, looks on, On the left of Mayor Way is Mrs. Alma McCracken, president. Standing, left to right:
Mrs, George A. Brown, Jr., Mrs. Ben Phillips, Mrs. Wanda Clark, and Miss Mary Cornwell. (Staff Photo).
One Wreck Sends 7
To Haywood Hospital;
Drunk Driver Rams
ces Are v
The Waynesville Rotary Club
unanimously voted on Friday to
"heartily support, and work for
the school expansion program."
The membership of the club vot
ed to do all withil their "power
and influence!' to see the passage of
the bond Issue on November 17 for
the general county-wide expansion
program. -. . . .. - --
iDther.civicsflrganizations arc ex
pect tahf flmw-et:r4wfhdtert
Methodist Conference Will
Get Underway On Tuesday
;frvices were conducted
feel of Garrett Funeral
fday afternoon for Sam-
ler, 74, who died in the
ounty Hospital Friday
Mowing-a long illness.
Broadus E. Wall, past
irst Baptist Church of-
fd interment was in
i were J. H. Howell,
Shelton. Joe Liner. Dr.
F, Frank Kirkpatrick,
was the son of the late
tt and Sally Herren
twer Waynesville resi-
rs member of the
lst Church and had at
prated a barrel factory
include a sister, Mrs
Thirty-four Methodist ministers
of the Waynesville district left to
day to attend the annual Western
North Carolina Conference of the
Methodist Church which will open
at West Market Street Church in
Greensboro tomorrow. The Way
nesville district Includes churches
from the Buncombe Cunty line to
Murphy. The Rev. W. Jackson
Huneycutt is district superinten
Delegates to the six-day session
Full Coverage Of
Complete football coverage of
Haywood teams will be found in
this issue of The Mountaineer. The
three teams that played Canton
was rairned out were given pic
torial coverage, as well as com
will hear addresses ay outstanding fpiete-write-ups.-. ' .- -i . .
tfT8TtorTTiir'nrt - playSplTtiH'the
At Pigeon Fair
To Benefit FFA
' Persons attending the pigeon
Fair Friday will have the opportun
ity for a hot dinner at mid-day
without the trouble of preparing
it. Mrs. M. C. Nix announces that
the mothers of the FFA boys will
serve luncheon at the school. The
proceeds will help the boys toward
their purchase of a truck for FFA
The menu will consist of chick
en pot pie, mashed potatoes, green
beans, apple salad, rolls, iced tea
- The - FFA boys themselves will
be selling hot dogs, popcorn and
cold drinks all during the fair.
Thplr headnuarters will be a tent
wrison of Canton and in front of the Agriculture build
ana nepnews. ing.
tivities for 1952. Bishop Costen J.
Harrell, Will preside.
A Youth Rally will, be held Sat
urday night at 7:30 o'clock in Ay
cock Auditorium at Woman's Col
lege with an expected attendance
of 2,500 young people. Two chart
ered buses will leave the Waynes
ville church Saturday morning et
9:30 o'clock taking delega'os from
the Haywood County sub-district
to the meeting.
The final conference session will
be held Sunday with a love feast
led by Dr. R. L. Owenby of Char
lotte and a ceremony for ordina
tion of elders. Announcements of
pastoral appointments for the com
ing year will be made at 3 p. m. af
ter which the conference will ad
Waynesville-Lenolr game appears
today. It is a pictorial chart giving
accurate details of every play of
the game. The chart was drawn
by Harvey Tutterrow, of The Moun
The pictures of the games were
made by staff photographers, and
the stories of the games written
by staff writers.
The visit of , the Blood Bank
today, sponsored by the Lions
Club, to Waynesville wa not
paying off at 2 p. m, Onlj 54
pints had been received. A doc
tor, who did not wish to be
quoted, said: "It's a wasted day
for us. By now we should have
had 200 pints."
Equipment was set up in the
courthouse. Loudspeaker equipp
ed cars circulated around town
urging people to give blood. But
. thv)wa jcrowd fhaneroni In
front iff the courthouse whs even
smaller than usual. ,
A head-on automobile collision
near Cedar Top, on Highway 19-23
Sunday morning sent seven persons
to the Haywood .County Hospital,
one with serious injuries.
Seriously Injured was R. C.
Brate, 17, of near Royster, Georgia,
who received a fractured skull,
fractured jawg and other injuries,
hospital spokesmen said. He was
reported in a fair condition this
Stale ,. Highway Patrolman To
Murrlll said a car driven by Ralph
Cheek, 27, of near Royster, was
traveling east on the left hand side
of U. S. Highway 19-23 between
Lake Junaluska and Clyde.. His
report showed that at 10:20 a m
Cheek rammed head-on into a car
driven by Joseph A. Keller, 60, of
Illinois. With Keller was his wife,
Brate was a passenger In Cheek's
car and other passengers were
Harold Day, 45, Mrs. Roxle Crider,
38, and Miss Margaret Crider, 17,
all near Royster.
Cheek was charged with driving
drunk, and without an operator's
license, personal injury and dam
age to property, Murrtll said.
The hospital reported all the in
jured to be in a fair condition.
Officers have a special guard at
the Hospital at the bedside of
Brate and Cheek.
Truck Driver In
Serious Condition .
Following Wreck f
Harry Cable, 40, of Hazelwood,
is in a serious condition in an
Asheville hospital, following injur
ies sustained when he leaped from
his loaded brakeless truck.
Cable was driving a truck load
ed with wood, and as he approach
ed the curve near Lake Junaluska
Thursday afternoon, he found that
the brakes on the truck failed, and
he could not slow down the loaded
He jumped from the cab, and
as he hit the pavement, he suf
fered a fractured knee, and con-
cusion of the skull.
The truck hit a tree and was
Cpl. Smith and Patrolman Mur
rlll investigated the accident, and
termed it an unavoidable accident,
caused by failure of the truck
To Grade Cattle
At CDP Sales .
Y Haywood Herefords
WNC Fair Honors
FOOd Countv Horefnrd
fowed the rest of the
Pe of cattle produced
County. At the Here
teld at the Wocf orn
pa Fair, many of the
l"re awarded to breed
H farms. nviriPr! Ktf TUT
M Waynesville, show-
r champion ball, 4-
" Helmsman A 18th.
bull Is the herd
"d Farms. Mr. GjI-
showed the Grand
female. 'whih u
K !h's bull, Miss GF
ln. which showed
North Clyde Will
Pick Pilot Farms
Residents of North Clyde Com
munity will meet at the -Clyde
school on Wednesday night at 7:30
o'clock to select Community pilot
The county agent's office will al
so show a movie, "Land and Life."
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September 24 Partly
mld Monriov Tmj..,
1H , lucaua;
r' wh possibilitv of
R? by the staff of the
L Min. Ratntall
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Farms -also won first place in fici-of-sire
for calves and regular gct-of-sire,
as well as th? two best
animals owned and bted by the
exhibitor, the two be:it pair of
calves and the best six head owntu
bv the exhibitor... He was also the
Premier Exhibitor on the basis ;o:
total points won.
Dr. A, P. Cline, owner of River
Lane Farm, had the hrst place
senior yearling bull which also
showed for Reserve Champion
riad rGand Champion Sale Lull
Show Bull and Grand Champion
Sale Bull. This bull sold Friday for
$4,000 the highest amount ever
received for a Hereford bull at a
consignment sale in North Caro
lina. Dr. Cline also -won nrsi piace
on two bulls bred andowned by
exhibitor and showed third place
in the best six head of animais
owned by exhibitor. t
At the 4th Annual Heretord aie
held on Friday at the Western
North Carolina Fair, the average
was $840 per head for the 63 ani
mals sold. The average for the
34 head sold from Haywood coun
ty was $970.59.
.Dr. A. P. Cline of Canton rr.d
the highest selling animal in the
sale, RLF Plato Domino 4th which
sold for $4,000. Dr. Reeves of the
Walnut Knoll Farm had the high
est selling female, which sold for
$1,450. Highest selling animal
fyom Graceland Farms brought
$1,225. Top price among Roy S.
Haynes' five head of polled Here
fords was $1,000; and highest for
c.nKnrct Hnreford Ranch was
$950. -: - '
(See Herefords Patre 5)
5 Men Inducted
In Service From
Here This Morning
Five men left at 8:30 this morn
ing for induction into the Army,
the Selective Service -Board an
nounced. They are James William
Caldwell, Stallard Edison Jaynes,
William Robert Miller, Bruce Med
ford and McKinley Bryson Ledbet-
Miss Pearle Underwood, 55. died
Friday morning at her home here
after an extended Illness.
She was a native and lifelong
resident of Haywood County and
had taught a Sunday School class
at the First Baptist Church for
Funeral services were held Sun
day afternoon In the First Bap
tist Church with the pastor, the
Rev. Broadus E. Wall, officiating.
Burial was in Green Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were William Leath-
erwood. William Morris, Ben Phil
lips, Henry Davis, Marion T.
Bridges, Frank Kirkpatrick, Fish
er Sprinkle, and Walter Franklin.
Flower bearers were members of
the Friendship Class of the Sun
day School of the church.
Surviving are the mother, Mrs.
Robert L. Underwood of Waynes
ville; two sisters, Miss Jlnsie Un
derwood, educational director of
the First Baptist Churen at uas
tonia and Miss Evelyn Underwood,
member of the faculty of Mars
Hill College; and three brothers,
the Rev. Jarvis Underwood of
Waynesville, Carl -Underwood of
St. Paul, and Robert Underwood
of Waynesville. ' , . ,
Arraneements were under the
direction of Garrett Funeral Home
Much Interest Is being shown in
the community livestock get-togeth.
crs and sales which are being spon
sored by the Beef Cattle Commis
sion of the Community Develop
ment Program in Haywood Coun
ty. The first one of these will be
held on Tuesday. September 25, at
I he Crabtree-Iron Duff Schoo,. "Per
sons interested in bringing cuttle
to this Rale should have them there
by 10:00 o'clock. Pens to hold these
animals are being built through the
cooperation of B. F. Nesbitt and
his vocational agriculture classes.
Sam Buchanan, head of the Ani
mal Husbandry department at
State College, and H. D. Quessen
bury from the State Department of
Agriculture, will be present to
grade these animals so that buyers
w ill know what they are getting. It
is hoped by holding these commun
ity get-togothers and sales that
more of the good heifer and bull
calves will be kept in Haywood
The other community sale will he
held on Wednesday, September 26
Pigeon Valley Talent Show
To Feature Two Glee Clubs
,The glee clubs of Bethel High
School and Bethel Grammar School
will lead the procession of enter
tainment at the talent show Thurs
day night preceding the formal
opening of the third annual Pigeon
Valley Fair. The clubs are direct
ed by Mrs, Delma Phoenix and
Carl Painter, Jr,
The show, the crowning of a
beauty -queen, a cake walk and
guessing games are planned by the
finance committee of the fair to
raise funds to underwrite the
events of the fair itself.
Turner Cathey will serve as mas
ter of ceremonies on Thursday
evening, assisted by Coach C. C.
Poindexter. The talent they have
lined un thus, far includes the
Deavcr Sisters, the Cecil Trio, the
Saunook Quartet, "old-time music
bv J. B. Justice and George
Cathey, the Surret Sisters, the Har
rv Owen Singers, the Gibson Quar
tet, Mack Hill of Canton and Cecil
Young's Five Stars.
In the beauty contest, six rep
resentatives have been named by
the communities taking part in the
fair. The winner will be crowned
"Miss Pigeon Valley Fair". Con
testants are Joann Neil of Center
Piceon, Pauline Shepherd of West
Pigeon, Nell Woody of Cecil, Judy
Stevenson of Stamey Cove, Velma
Sineleton of East Pigeon and
Delores Styles of Cruso.
Last year's beauty queen was 16
year-old Mildred Pitts, who rep
rpsented East Pigeon.
Hay wood Native
David Frank Bishop, 73, native
of Haywood County, died of a heart
attacki'at ' hisr home in Asheville
He wars a brlckmason and brick
contractor "and handled the brick
work for the Flatlron Building, the
Jackson Building and Ivy's build
ing in Asheville.
Bishop was born near Waynes
ville, the son of the late Dan and
Mary Hawkins Bishop, early set
tlers of Haywood. He had lived in
Asheville for 38 years and was a
member of Calvary Baptist Church
which he helped build.
Funeral services were held in
Calvary Baptist Church Sunday af
ternoon with the Rev. J. Lester
Lane, the Rev. J, B. Grlce, and the
Rev. T. A. Groce officiating. Bur
ial was in Green Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Harry Logan,
G. G. Morgan, Doyle Woody, D. M.
Hooper, Lllis Jones, and Marshall
Surviving are the widow, Mrs.
Alice Painter Bishop; four daugh
ters, Mrs. C. E. Norman of Ashe
ville, Mrs. W. R, Ellcrbe of Silver
Springs, Md., Mrs. B. F. Griffin
and Mrs L. L, Finks of Alexan
Also two sons, D. F. Bishop, Jr.,
and 11. L. Bishop of Asheville; two
brothers, John A. Bishop of Bre
vard and R, L, Bishop of Asheville;
and one sister, Mrs. Cora Dean
of Brevard. -
Two filthy 30-gallon copper stills
were captured by officers Friday
On Mitchell Mountain, in the Dell
wood-Maggie .section. With the
stills were 200 gallons of beer,
The two stills are in the vault of
the sheriff's office, and i close
examination revealed "fiUh to the
Nth degree" in both the "pots."
One of the stills has an Inverted
wooden churn for a cap. The offi
cers figure the owner sold hh cow,
had no use for the churn, and start
ed' making liquor, i " '.. ....
No arrests were made. The two
stills were near each other, offi
cers reported, and near a house.
Officers making the raid were
Deputies Carl -Seizor, Everett Mc
Klroy, and Cpl. Prllchnrd Smith.
Officers Find Past
Week-End One Of
Worse In Long Time
In Haywood ,
Eight persons were injured on
Haywood highways from Thur-djy
until Sunday night, as officers
termed it the worse week-end in
more than a year.
Eleven persons were arrested for
driving drunk, for the greatest toll
in a long time. The highway pa
trol arrested 27 persons; the police
department 17, and the sheriff's
Fifteen of the 17 on the poiice
docket were charged with being
drunk, one for an improper muf
fler, and one for driving drunk, ac
cording to Chief of Police Orville
The sheriff's department got four
for being drunk, and one drunk
The highway patrolmen arrested
9 on charges of driving drunk, two
speeders, and 16 on mlsuel'ancous
Cpl. Pritchard Smith said, "this
week-end was the worse we ever
had. I have no answer for the
cause. With 9 arrested for driv
ing drunk, it surpasses all olher
Cpl. Smith arrested 3 drums'
drivers on the Soco Road, and one
between Lake Junaluska and Clyde;
Patrolman Joe Murrill arrei-ted
one near Clyde, and Patrolman H.
Dayton arrested four between
Canton and Wanyesvllle,
One of those arrested by Cpl.
Smith was driving a truck. The
driver had a half gallon of liquor,
and a half gallon of tomatoes. "He
had phshed just about everyone off
the highway," the patrolman said.
One drunk driver Sunday night
about 1 1 o'clock, between Wayni'H
ville and the Lake hit' two Vehicles,
causing property damage, b'lt no
the Bethel FFA boys are cooperat
ing in building the pens for cattle
at the Bethel School. M. C. Nix and there.
Mark Edwards Is
Honored At Tank
VILSrXK, Germany Master
Sergeant Mark A. Edwards, hus-1
band of Mrs. Nellie Edwards, and
son of Mr, and Mrs. Cash Edwards,
Route 1, has graduated from an M
20 Tank Company Course at the
Tank Training Center as a member
of the best tank crew.
Attending a six weeks course of
instruction' on the General Persh
ing Tank consisting of Driving and
Maintenance, Communicatios, Basic
and Advanced ' Gunnery, Mastel
Sergeant Edwards and his crew
displayed excellent cooperation.
efficiency and teamwork.
During graduation ceremonies
Master Sergeant Edwards was
awarded a nlaquc and an engraved
cigarette lighter by Lieutenant
Colonel Thomas J. Murphy, Com
mandant of the Tank Training Cen
ter. In Europe since July 1951 Mas
ter Sergeant Edwards is presently
assigned to Tank Company, 12th
i Infantry Regiment in Germany.
Report Soon On
Announcement of the results of
the petitions circulated by the Hay
wood Ministerial Association on a
beer-wine election has been post
poned until the regular meeting of
the association scheduled for Oc
tober 8. The Rev. M. R. William
son, a member of the association's
Moral and Welfare committee, stat
ed today that a final report would
not be issued until that time so
that the full membership of the
group could act in concert on the
petitions, and that some few re-
Mnlnln- nAllllnna fpnm tha m 1 H V
mauling gviviuiio .ut, uu'.j
. , i i i .
ing areas migni oe receivca.
The Moral and Welfare commit
tee met Friday to check petitions
thus far received. Under considera
tion Is the calling of an election on
abllishlng the sale of wine and beer
in Haywood County. The Rev. L. E.
Mabry is committee chairman, as
sisted by the Revs. C. O. Newell,
Horace Smith, M. R. Williamson
and J. E. Yountz.
Ministers Check Election Petitions
vvY A -i'jf.
Here On Furlough
PFC Thomas B. Gilliland, Jr.,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gilli
land of Route 1. Waynesville, ar
rived home Friday morning after
a year in Korea.
After a 30-day furlough here he
will report to Fort Jackson, S. C.
Pvt. Gilliland entered the service
two years ago. He went overseas
after training at Fort Jackson and
U L i V V XJGllllAllS, - "
ly wounded last September, ' and
later h e was hospitalized with
frostbitten hands and feet,
Members of the Haywood Ministerial Association committee are shown here cheeking the petitions call
ing for an election on beer and wine in Haywood county. The committee will give their formal re
port at a meeting of the Ministerial Association in the near future. Shown seated, left to right: Rev.
L. E. Mabry, Canton, chairman; Rev. M. R. Williamson, Waynesville; standing, left to right: Rev. C.
O' Newell. Crabtree: Rev. Horace Smith, Canton, and Rev. J. E. Yountz. Wavnesville. 'Staff .Photo.
(This information com
piled from Records of
State Hihway Patrol.)