., i: man Who
wear we llue
eanest men lahve to.
. i ahIu infill Ad-
in honesi wo ,"-
but also w o
cshfromamanwhoun. l0St his eye
it: I MnmihBnf
iner of Aliens Creek and
!V is an obliging person,
-Hint a DUIIU UIC11.UKUI
he was asucu " -"
he did so, after being
check was good as gold.
b had a different version
r .nnmint 4rW
iere was no dw-uuiii .
i whose name appeared
L' working blind mer-
the $10 ana me wnere-
check flasher -is un-
v Or Two?
li t no joke, it Is a hard
The banks are run-
of pennies and nlckles.
shortage has created a
L with tho mint, and
u fnr the two small coins
fcted the treasury ae-
o call for help
ired. or hoarded pennies
fc are badly needed, and
wants- them put. back
a good ' time to empty
ey bank, provided you
olding money in it .in-
I.O.U. Anyway, the
ling to do is to put the
circulation. . , ,
t of a recently departed
co-ed was worried lest
lady forget the training
h. A few days ago she
letter which said, in
;her, frankly you were
smoking. I bought a
ve been unable to wash
ut of my mouth.. I've
teeth at least 15 times
tier put a tube of paste
1, relaxed, and brought
Ick out of hiding.
o The Moon
Joe Murrtti is stWJ
that the , -moon toi
kople. into, committing
eric -end when 11 per-
fi with driving drunk
led, other officers called
un Murrill for an ex
fers argue that the
fie season from summer
p the cause, and not the
the moon. The former
lolman still holds to his
produces official rec-
rise and fall according
ptness of the heavenly
f The Pudding
"nagine a man paying
r sample of his wife's
specially when he has
it three times a day,
week, for nearly
fit Boring tells us that
ftoppened to one of the
Wests at the box sup-
mm ai me Fines Creek
years ago Mrs. W. A.
the East Waynesville
w gold weddinu hanH
F Road. Mrs. Medford
"e ring off to show to
"id it was droDDed in
N of the yard.
nday the ring was
none the less for
Ns that a bulldozer
P"ie work on the nW
f as found some dls-
Le Place it was lost.
K John Hall. Jr nM
"u Hall, Mrs. Bry
. John West. nH
ine left Sunday for
J1 10 relatives in Wash-
Ptember S7 Thurs
clludy ami ,
y '"d slightly cooler.
r- y me staff of the
Mar ui. . . ..
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nxt' 48 l
Of the eight persons injured in
auto crashes in Haywood Countv
over the past week-end, R. C. Brate
has been removed to the Mission
Hospital where no report was avail
able on his condition this after
Three others, Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph A. Keller of Illinois, Har
old Day of Georgia, were reported
to be "improving" at the local hos
pital. Two others, Mrs. Roxie
Crider and Miss Margaret Crider,
also of near Royster, Ga., are sche
duled to be sent home from the
No report was available on the
condition of Harry Cable, who, at
last report was in a serious con
dition in an Asheville hospital.
All combined, officers termed
the past week-end as one of the
worst, is-so-far as drunken driv
ing was concerned, for more than
a year. Another man, Ralph
Cheek, is being held in jail here
pending outcome of the hospital
B. P. Howell
Dies At Home
Word has been received here of
the death of Benjamin Philetus
Howell, 83, formerly of Haywood
County. Mr. Howell died suddenly
at his home in Stuart's Draft,
Virginia where he had lived for the
past, thirty years.
Funeral services and burial were
in Stuart's Draft,
Mr. . Howell was born -July 2,
1838 on Jonathan Creek, the son of
the late David and Mary Edwards
Howell. He was a well-known re
tired farmer and catleman: .
He was an active member of the
Calvary Methodist Church at
Stuart's Draft and served as a
trustee of the church,' chairman of
the Board of Stewards, 'and .teach
er, thir adult Bible tfarai -
lie war married April , lvta to
Miss Josephine Garrett, who died
In September 1889. Of this marri
age the following children were
born: Miss Ethel Howell of Stuart s
Draft Mrs. j.-,B.: Mauney of Birm
ingham, Alabama. Paul L. Howell
of Middlebrook, and the late Mrs.
J,T. Comari of Lake Junaluska.
HiS second wife was the former
Miss Eliza Jane Moody, who died
in January, 1935. Children of this
marriage were Benjamin L. Howell
of Stuart's Draft and the late
Surviving in addition to the two
daughters and two sons are a num
ber of grandchildren.
Pfc. Jimmy Cabe
Killed In Korea;
Missing Long Time
Word has just been , received
from the War Department that Pfc.
Jimmy Cabe; reported missing in
Korea since July 18, 1950, has been
declared dead. The message just
came through to the family.
Mrs. John T. Clegg, sister who
lives here; said that the family had
hopes that he was still alive, and
hadiperhaps been captured. The
bod of Pfc. Cane, and other Am
ericans were found in a grave when
the U. N. Forces recently captured
Pfc. Cabe is from Falrview, and
the son of Mrs. Julius Cabe, and
the late Mr. Cabe. Besides his
mother, an dsister, Mrs. Clegg, he
is survived by Miss Helen Cabe,
of the home, Mrs. Frank Lance,
Asheville; Sgt. Herbert Cabe, Camp
Gordon, Ga.; Cpl. Weldon Cabe,
Camp . Ruker, Ala.; Clyde Cabe,
Washington, and Fred Cabe,
The family expects the body to
be returned within six weeks.
Pfc. Cabe waa stationed in Korea
year before the war began.
Methodist Conference To
Hear Local Young People
Around fifty members of the ! and Canton to pick up groups from
Haywood County sub-district of
the Methodist Youth Fellowship
will board two chartered buses
Saturday morning for a trip to
Greensboro to attend a Youth Ral
ly at Ayeock Auditorium at Wo
man's College. They will return
alter the meeting Saturday night.
The Rally is being held in con
nection with the annual Western
North Carolina Conference of the
Methodist Church and around 2,500
young people are expected. Supper
will be served to the visitors as a
project of the Greensboro Youth
The buses will leave Waynesville
Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At
KS Associated Press
New Cherokee Chief Takes Over
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Chief Henry Bradley, left, shakes hands with the Chief elect, Osier Saunook, who will take over
the place as Chief of the Cherokees Monday. Maronie French, holding hat, is vice chief under Chief
Bradley. On the right is Arsene Thompson, Cherokee Baptist pastor. Chief Bradley weighs 138
pounds, while Chief Saunook weighs 336 pounds. (Staff Photo).
Prices' go up at 'the Post Office
Monday, according to Postmaster
J. H. Howell, but it has nothing to
do with the recently much publi
cized increase in stamps and post
card rates. This increase, in parcel
post costs, was approved last May.
The, higher rate for parcel post,
about one-fourth more than pres
ent charges, is expected to bring
In quite a bit more money through
the local Office, Howell said ye
Schedule, of the new rates will
be mailed to all large scale users
of parcel post within the next few
According to the order of the
ICC, the increase was necessary if
parcel post service was to pay its
own way. -
Is Editor Of
Clark Hinkley has been named
editor-in-chief of the Waynesville
High School annual for this year
Other members of the staff are
Joyce Caldwell, assistant editor;
Helen Garrett, business manager;
George Dewey Stovall, assistant
business manager; . Lane Prevost,
advertising manager; Roy Buchan
an, circulation manager; Jack Mil
ner, art editor; Mary Sue Sparks
and J. C. Deweese, sports editors;
and Margaret Noland, photograph
er. Miss Margaret Terrell is serving
as faculty advisor for the staff.
Another schedule, change and a
personnel change were announced
today for the State driver's license
examining office. The examiner
will be in Waynesville on Wed
nesday and Thursday of each week,
and in Canton on Monday and
Tuesday. This is the exact oppo
site of the change recently an
nounced for October 1.
The new examiner will be F. J.
Hawkins, according to the state
office. The present examiner,
Robert V. Hooper, is being trans
ferred to Franklin.
Jerry Alexander of Canton, pres
ident of the Haywood sub-district,
and Linda Sloan of Waynesville,
sub-district secretary, are in charge
of arrangements for the trip. The
young people will be accompanied
to Greensboro by Mr. and Mrs. Bill
Alexander of Canton and Miss
Betty Jo Crocker of Waynesville.
The six-day conference of the
Methodist Church opened Wednes
day at the West Market Street
Church with Bishop Costen J.
Harrell presiding. All Methodist
I ministers in the county as well as
I lay delegates from each church are
Moving Tonight Hi Bethel
A talent show tonight will pre
cede the formal opening of the 3r,d
annual Pigeon Valley Fair as an
effort to raise money to put the
Fair on as scheduled. Livestock
and exhibits are acceptable all
through today. .
The talent show, beginning to
night at 8 at Bethel High School,
will feature performance of the
Bethel HighandGrjramaj School
Glee Clubs, a Cakewalk, and
beauty contest to select Miss Pig
eon Valley Fair. - rj
Master of Ceremonies Turner
Cathey announced that the judges
will be Jack Chapman, Jimmy
Deaton, and Mrs. .White of Canton.
Friday morning at 10, judging
of exhibits and livestock will be
gin. A plate lunch will be avail
able Friday noon, served by the
mothers of FFA boys. At l p.m.
a Pet Show Is scheduled. Sports
takes over at 3 p, m. when the un
defeated Blue Demons of Bethel
High, under the' able leadership of
their coach, C. C. Toindexter, take
on Christ School at the local field.
Movies and other entertainment
will be provided Friday night. A
Horse Show will be the big item
on Saturday; it is set for 2 p.m.
Nearly fifty sorses are entered;
and a special ring will be ready
for the showing on Saturday.
Turner Cathey, assisted by C. C.
Poindexter, will be master of cere
monies Thursday night. They have
arranged such old fashioned talent
as the Deaver Sisters, the Blalock
Sisters, the Cecil Trio, the Saunook
Quartet; "old time music'' by J.
D. Justice and George Cathey, the
Surrett Sisters, the Harry Owen
Singers, the Gibson Quartet, Cecil
Young's Five Stars, Ann Cathey
and Stanley Swayngim.
The six communities taking part
in me tair nave selected repre
sentatives for the beauty contest
Joan Neil of Center Pigeon; Pau
line Shepherd of West Pigeon;
Velma Singleton of East Pigeon;
Nell Woody of Cecil; Judy Steven
son of Stamey Cove; and Delores
Styles of Cruso are the girls so
honored. A 16-year old young lady,
Mildred Pitts of East Pigeon, was
the winner last year.
Post Office Ready To
Start 3 Routes Oct. 16
Postmaster. J. H. Howell this
morning announced that city de-
, livery on Balsam street will be
added on Tuesday, October 16th. A
special mail box for storage of mail
has been received and will be put
into use for the convenience of the
carrier on the route.
In the meantime, postal workers
are going ahead with plans of hav
ing three rural routes from here
on the 16th, instead of the present
two. The announcement was made
sometime ago about the change in
routes, and most patrons-have been
notified of their new address on
and after the 16th.
- - Postmaster- Howell said that no
announcement- had com through
The Eastern Entrance Of The
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, SEPT. 27,
The Knee Pants League wound
UP Jts, .Activates Jor. tfie earji;Un
a corhblnatibn plctirc and- theatre
party and began making plans for
an even bigger season in 1952. A
total of 135 "shorties" showed up
at the City Park Tuesday after
noon where they consumed more
than 500 hotdogs. 300 soft drinks
and 300 servings of ice cream.
Jack Justice talked at length
about the Little League, explaining
Its operation to the interested boys.
Later, plans, were made for two
groups of teams next year, those
from 12 to 14, and those below 12.
It was hoped to be able to enter
several teams in each group.
Thanks were extended to vari
ous people for their work in mak
ing possible the Knee Pants
League. Bill Chambers, Bill Wag
onfelt, Art Ledbetter and R. S.
Roberson were among the several
Following the eats and the talks,
the Knee Pant'ers were guests of
the Strand Theatre. Plenty of pop
corn wa provided and the movie
shown was "Peking Express".
All in aU It was a perfect end
ing to a perfect season, reported
New mombeiw of the Waynes
ville High School faculty were en
tertained at a tea given by the
Tally-Ho Club of the school Mon
Assisting In serving were Mary
Crouser, Nancy Francis, Linda
Sloan, Julia Ann Stovall, and Billie
Guests included all members of
- i .'. . -
as to the appointee as carrier for
the extra route. C. W. Minett will
be carrier of route 3; Milas Fergu
son of route two, and the new ap
pointee of route one. This area is
south of Waynesville.
The appointment will be made
in Washington, and is expected to
be announced shortly. '
In the meantime, postal author
ities are eagerly awaiting the ar
rival of a mail assortment case for
the new carrier. This new piece of
equipment will be essential to the
distriution of mail preparatory to
leaving the office.
The three routes will have a
combined total of 1335 boxes, or
about 450 each.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Chamber Commerce Los
Mrs. SchenckAs Secretary
Mrs, Gordon Schenck has resign
ed as secretary of the Chamber of
Commerce, effective Monday. She
will move with her family to their
new home in Winston-Salem,
where Mr. Schenck has been trans
ferred. Mrs, Schenck will be succeeded
by Mrs. Hall Boyd, who has been
assistant secretary for the past
Mrs. Schenck became secretary
in January 1950, and the past sea
son has been the busiest the office
has seen in many years.
In addition, to her duties as sec
retary of the Chamber of Com
merce she has also served as sec
retary of the Merchants Associa
tlon of this community.
Rites Are Held
In Bethel Church
For Mrs. Plott
Funeral services' were held this
aftt.iioon in Bethel Methodist
Church for Mr. Mary Elizabeth
Plott, 88, who died Tuesday night
at the home of a daughter, Mrs
Leila Justice, in the Bethel section
after a long Illness.
Burial was in the church ceme
Mrs. Plott was the daughter of
the late A. D. and Polly Ratcllffe
Evans and a native and lifelong
resident of Haywood County. She
was the widow of William Plott and
a member of the Bethel Methodist
Church.' ' '
Surviving in addition to Mrs
Justice, and two daughters, Mrs,
Alta Sheffield of Bethel and Mrs
Pauline Hooerti of West Asheville
two brothers, A. D. Evans of Mur
phy and Crockett Evans of Hayes
Also one sister, Mrs. W. T. Bum
gnrdner of Haielwood; four grand
children, 11 great grandchildren
and one great-great-grandchild.
Arrangements were under the di
rection of Wells Funeral Home.
Found Burned At
Officers were investigating a
wrecked Jeepster which burned,
after being stolen Wednesday night
in the Bethel section.
Cpl. Pritchard Smith and Sheriff
Fred Y. Campbell went to Maple
Springs this morning to investi
gate the wreckage reported early
today, The report said that the
vehicle was completely destroyed
by the wreckage and fire, except
one front tire.
Officers said that Jess Revis,
of Bethel,, owner of the Jeepster,
reported that the vehicle was stol
en sometime Wednesday night.
Men Held For
New Jersey Cops
New Jersey authorities are ex
pected here sometime today to get
Winfred Hannah, 25, who has been
in jail two days, after-being ar
rested upon request of New Jersey
Hannah was arrested by Sheriff
Fred Y. Campbell, as he arrived
here from New Jersey where he
is working. The New Jersey offi
cers said Hannah was wanted in
connection with ail attempted robbery-
Hannah denied any connec
tion with the robbery, and told
local officers he would gladly re
turn to New Jersey with the offi
cers and prove his innocence of
Country Faces Shortage
Of Pennies And Nickels
Folding money seems to be more
plentiful than small coins, accord
ing to the Comptroller of Currency,
in an urgent letter to all National
Banks this week.
The shortage of copper is curb
ing the minting of pennies and
nlckles, and in some parts of the
country, an accute shortage of
these small coins Is being exper
ienced. Bank officials said here today
that "here in Haywood we seem
to be getting along right now, but
1951 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Mrs. Gordon Schenck, secretary
of the Chamber of Commerce
since January 1950, has resigned,
as she Is moving to Winslon
Salem with her family. f;
138 Pints ?
Blood Is ,
( ..,.:.; .. . . .. --.fl..'.
The second highest number of
donors at a local Red Cross" Blood-mobile-
visit war recotde'd ..Mon
day as 144 donors Contributed. l38
pints of blood. , A (J-
The visit was sponsored by the
Llona Club, under the leadership
of Wayne Corpening. .
The day got off to k disappoint
ingly alow start, with only 54 pints
received by 2 p.m. However, don
ors came in a steady stream be
ginning at about 4 p.m. to swell the
The Grey Ladle's of the Haywood
Chapter were present 100 per cent,
on duty throughout the day' under
their chairman, Mrs. Charles . E.
The county cannery at Crabtree
will be open only one day a week,
according to an announcement by
Mrs. Rufus Siler. Wednesday will
be Its only day In operation.
Mrs. Slier explained that the
canning season has been busy, but
at present not enough canning is
being done to require more than
one day's operation.
The Crabtree cannery will close
for the season with the Thankagiv
lng holidays. Those having pork or
beer to can are urged to bring them
in so that they will be completed
before that time.
Dale Medford Has
Dale Medford underwent the
second of a series of operations
this morning at Emory Hospital,
Atlanta. Last Thursday the young
man was operated on for injuries
received in an automobile wreck
several weeks ago. Word from
the bedside was that he came
through the irst operation "fine.''
Physicians said the operation
this morning was a continuation of
the first a slow serious one.
Dale is the son of Mr. and Mrs
James Medford of Ratcliffe Cove.
other areas are being hit hard, and
we are trying to get people to turn
in hoarded pennies and nickles be
fore we have to hang out the "out
of -change" sign." . ..
Bankers are urging people to
convert the small coins Into cur
rency, and to put the pennies and
nickels back to work.
Heavy demands on the copper
supply for defense projects is
blamed for the shortage. The mint
cannot get the metal with which
to make the coins.
( .X I
. TODAY'S SMILE
Mrs. Perkins; "I hear your
daughter Is very happily mar
Dinah: "Yas'm. Ah'll say she
is! Her husband is ikeered to
death of her!"
Event Will Feature
The largest united trade event
ever staged in this community will
get underway Monday morning.
The event hag been in the planning
stage for almost five weeks, and the
Merchants Association announced
that everything is in readiness for
the 10-week campaign.
Starting Monday morning the
Association,- which embraces all
type business establishments In
Waynesville, Hazelwood and Lake
Junaluska, will continue the Jub
ilee until December 15th.
Paul Davis is president of the
Merchants Association, and several
weeks ago named as the special
Trade Jubilee committee, J. Wll
ford Ray, chairman, Francis Mas
sle and Ralph Summerrow. This
committee has worked out the vast
details, and arranged for a number
of valuable gifts to be given free
during the 10-week campaign. The
committee said the gifts ranged
from a Bulova watch to a new 1951
The participating firms will dis
play large cards in their windows,
bearing a large red circle. The de
tails of distribution of the prizes
will be explained by the merchants
and all participating firms.
The special advertising commit
tee for the campaign Is composed
of M. Q. Watkins, chairman, J. C.
Jennings, and J. P. McCarrol.
"I have never seen the business
firms of this area so united and so
determined to put across a cam
paign like this," Mr. Davis said
this morning. , "The cooperation,
and the spirit which exists assures
the whole campaign will be a suc
cess. Our firms are going all 'out in
,thlt. Trade Jubilee,, and. the value
of the gifts to be given are worth
far. more than most people might
The committee in charge of the
gifts suggested that everyone get
full details from the participating
merchants, and every firm in on
this campaign will have on display
the placard with the large red
circle, the "trademark" of the festi
val. Livestock Sales
Show Big Demand
For Good Cattle
"Ten to fifteen times as many
cattle" could have been sold as
were on sale at the two CDP live
stock sales Tuesday and Wednes
day, according to County Agent
About 25 were sold at Bethel on
Wednesday, and 38 at Crabtree
Iron Duff school the day preced
ing. Fancy Hereford calves brought
a top price of $200.
The sales were sponsored by the
Beef Cattle Commisison of the
Community Development Program,
to enable Haywood cattlemen to get
together and to attempt to keep
more beef calves in the county
Prior to the Sale the animals were
graded "fancy," "choice," or "good"
by a team of State College experts.
Is President Of
G. S. Troop
Aleen Williams was elected presi
dent of Girl Scout Troop No. 6 at
a meeting Monday night.
Other new officers of the troop
are" Irene Wilson, vice-president;
Carolyn Sayer, secretary; Julia,
Ann Cartioun, corresponding sec
retary and bugler; Harriet Gibson,
treasurer; Catherine Bell, historian;
Ann Coman Crawford, song lead
er; and Mary Crouser, pianist.
Killed . . . . 2
Injured .... 45
(This information com
piled from Records of
State Hlhway Patrol.)
at 9:30 a.m. and will Hop at uyaeim