STANDARD PTG CO
Comp 220-230 S First S
W AYNSSYILLE MOUNTA
Bona; "I always par my In
come tax all at once." (
Secretary; "But you're al
lowed to pay it quarterly."
Boss: "I know, but my heart
can't stand it four times a
Uth-v. Assistant Coun-
" . I nf ctrm.
received a cuv
It WS CUlIiycw;
.. onrf it had two
One was u
u" . . :., f Ton.
If the universjiy -
L the other was Coach
dead? The Blue Devils
u..m i;fWprf bV Ten
urday, ana uauiej an
66th YEAR NO. 81 16 PAGES
Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 8, 1951 , $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
Lr Of Commerce
Iraber of Commerce has
neW strings w "s uw
f literature, according
Ibert M. Boyd, new sec
tsons whose letters in-
tthey plan a stay oi any
ether as tourists or as
Umanent residents,- wiu
opy of The Mountaineer,
nts of the Chamber of
Lived for distribution is
,ade," a State Advertis
m featuring the color-
the state throughout tne
Lminently shown are
is and the Blue Ridge
The first death from traffic acci
dents in three years came for Way
nesville Saturday, when 34-year-
old Albert Worley, a Sylva Negro,
died In a Sylva hospital.
Worley suffered a broken neck,
and back injuries when the car in
which he was riidng on Sunday,
Sept. 30, rolled backwards off of
Daisey Avenue. Worley was
thrown backwards from the front
seat into the back seat, landing on
his neck, according to Chief of
Police Orville Noland.
Browder Gibson, also of Sylva,
was said by police to have been
the driver of the car. Gibson is
out of jail on a bond of $1500.
Policeman Guy Messer, investi
gating officer, said that the brakes
on the car failed at the time, and
it rolled backwards off the street
down a 10-foot embankment.
About six weeks ago, the State
Safety Council awarded Waynes
ville a plaque for the safety rec
ord of no fatal accidents for 1950.
The last fatal accident, according
to Chief Noland, was on September
Thousands Follow Highway Sign To Parkway Link
- ,t.,lf.-i - ' 1 It It if A Hi i. . s
j M HIGH.. - ASHEVltC : . : 40
It yourself" wm oe me
special Home Demons-
hibit prepared by Hay-
ity club women for the
lie Fair in Raleigh next
room with furniture and
made by club women
lalured. Each of the 25
county is participating
ktion of the exhibit.
hittee, selected by the
in the county will ac-
tthe exhibit. Mrs. Paul
unty Council president,
chairman. Serving with
Mrs. Henry Francis of
bve; Mrs. Paul Robinson
am; Mrs. Lane Medford
Slar; Mrs. Henry Gar-
el; Mrs. L. J. Cannon of
Club; Mrs. Theodore
Vest Canton; Mr'MaH
s of Clyde,; Alternates
John McClure of ,Juna-
Irs. J, L, Singleton of
J. 11. Kirkpatrtck.of
ii, and Mrs. Oils Cole of
liiimttec will, leave ,for
ctohcr 14 and will be
he duration of the Fair.
Be Discussed Tuesday
W. M. Corkill
W. M, Corkill, Division Engineer,
reported recently to the Haywood
County Commissioners that $881,
087.98 has been expended In Hay
wood County out of Bond funds
thru the period ending August 31.
This figure represents an expen
dlture of $23,236.96 since the last
report as of July 31. It leaves a bal
ance, out of the original figure, of
$1,007,913,02 yet to be spent.
These two Haywood Highway patrolmen are looking over the new highway sign at Soco Gap. On the
right is Sgt. Pritchard Smith, and on the left is Patrolman Joe Murrill. Thousands have visited the
4-mile paved link of the Parkway since it was opened on Sept, 19th. (Staff Photo),
As part of the observance of the
annual Home Mission season, mem
bers of the Waynesville Presyter-
ian Church will meet Tuesday
evening at the church.
Supper will be served at 7
o'clock, and will be followed by a
meeting under the direction of
Mrs. L. M. Ricneson, president of
the Women of the Church.
A radio program on Church Ex
tension will be presented by Mrs.
George Craig, assisted by Mrs. M.
D. Watkins, Mrs. Ray L. Pleiness,
Mr. Hugh Daniel, Miss Nancy KiK
nan and me Kev. Maicoim k. Wil
liamson. Miss Florrie, Patrick will
play several organ selections and
Miss Nancy Francis will sing.
All men and women of the con
gregation are urged to attend; and
visitors will be welcome.
Since the start of the Defense
Bond Drive September 3, $11,868.75
worth of Series E, F and G Bonds
have been purchased by individuals
in Haywood county, according to
an announcement today by J. E.
Massie. county chairman.
The drive will continue through
November 13, Mr. Massie said, by
which time it is hoped the county
will exceed all previous campaigns
Fire Department Has Had
45 Fires In Year So Far
Police Had Hard
Week-Erid, As 24
for "the Sale of Savlnrto'ntlsrTTfenWnTss:
About Fall Color
nvrfn ri a
1 ItlVAVillUCA Tnnnirlfls nhmit tho rnlor season
a I , 4U" PknmhAr rf
.v e-'-J I nfflnn onnnrM no in MrK
l-uuiwi rai k loaay on a to eonH,nif nf (he
Ndle trip. Lwfni fniHprs UsiiPfl hv thp State
f!!lbIL0!Lmln'Udvertising Bureau, which carries
, . ,'' many mountain scenes in full color.
r) aim return vnem . t ,ua Bi, f
evening in time-for-a Uw- tnr thp is WppW
uare aance at nls . nu k Dicn nint nnt that
lalooenee Ranch. hhr- u-ill hp lots of color from
is jponsored by ...the 0rtnhr is on until "winter winds
"ir Association, ana hlnw flll the leaves away."
iume irom sucn scat-
as Connecticut. New
fhington and Michigan
county quota in E; F and G Borids
ts $72,000.00 and we have reached
16.4 in' three weeks of the ten
week drive. -;
, "Besides building personal se
curity;' the County Chairman said,
"bond-buyers are also contributing
toward the national security, for
the dollars thus invested fight be
side our boys at the war front.
These dollars help buy the best of
fighting equipment and the best of
all the essentials that are needed
to strengthen our country in. the
difficult times we face. We cannot
afford to let the defense effort
down any more than we can afford
to let our personal security down.
Let s all uphold by buying Defense
Bonds." " " , ,
Of Cove Creek
Vinson Morrow, 51, prominent
farmer of the Cove Creek section,
died Saturday in the Haywood
County hospital after an extended
e October 18
Dies At 85
Funeral services were held Sun
day afternoon in the Cove Creek
Baptist Church with the Rev. Carl
Cook and the Rev. Forrest Fergu
son officiating. Burial was in Craw
ford Memorial Park.
Nephews served as pallbearers
and nieces were flower bearers. ,:
Morrow was the son of the late
William T. and Mattie Treadway
Morrow. He was a member of the
Cove Creek Baptist Church where
he had served as Sunday School
superintendent for 20 years.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs.
Grace McElroy Morrow; two sons,
Milton Morrow of Fresno, Caljf.,
and James Lewis Morrow of Cove
Creek; one daughter, Mrs. John
Medford of Cove Creek.
Also two brothers, Edgar and
John Morrow of Waynesville,
Route 1; three sisters,' Mrs. Frank
Bradshaw and Mrs. Lee Davis of
Waynesville and ' Mrs. Eugene
In connection with National Fire
Prevention Week, which this is,
Firechief Clem Fitzgerald issued
today a statement regarding fire
losses In Waynesville.
So far this year, said the Chief,
the department has answered 52
calls, seven of which were false
alarms. By prompt action 43 of the
"real things" were allowed to do
no more than estimated total of
$300.01U Tiuu imwamvw
involving the house of James Meg
ger and the other the garage apart
ment of Charlie Woodard, did a
total of $6,500.00.' In both cases,
explained Chief Fitzgerald, no one
was at home and the fires were
well advanced before an alarm was
Damage in the county, excluding
all except those to which the local
department was called, amounted
to a total of $18,400.00 Again two
fires have caused the bulk of the
damage, and again they were well
along before an alarm was turned
in. The sawmill of Glen Palmer
was damaged to the extent, esti
mated, of $12,000.00, but same $30,.
000.00 worth of lumber was saved.
The store of Rex Messer also suf
fered heavily In a blaze to the ex
tent of $3,500.00
Some other figures were pointed
out by the Chief as he was inter
viewed while washing a 30-year old
fire truck used for county fires. He
Waynesville police were looking
at the position of the. moon today,
in an effort to determine what hap
pened over the 1 week-end . which
they termed as "rough."
Chief of Pollc Orville Noland
reported that 24 arrests were made
over the week-end, with 23 charged
with being drunk; and one charged
with driving drunk, ;
The county was relatively quiet,
the sheriff's office reported, while
highway patrolmen reported lots of
traffic, especially on Highway No.
19, and the Parkway, but otherwise
quiet, and well behaved.
The patrol reported one car left
Highway No. 284 Just outside of
town Saturday night. The driver
said he was blinded by lights from
an approaching, ear.' The vel.lclc
went off the embankment, with no
Injuries reported. The driver was
going slow when the accident hap-
HeiA officers-Mid, and' w able
to escape Injuries,
Mrs. Sarah Bovd Weaver, Dlrec
tor of Public Affairs and Women's
Work for North Carolina Council
of Civil Defense, will present Civ
il Defense to Parent Teacher As
sociation leaders of District One In
Hendersonville next Thursday.
The district included Buncombe,
Clay, Graham, Haywood, Hender
son, Marion, Madison, Swain,
Transylvania, Jackson and Cher
liesVUle Community r, tII., u.,!Mlr, Tncnon,
iii , - fiuun U. JU1ICT, UUHUUIK "r
ciose for the season j tnHov that eieht
FS. October 18. with the k-iui 1. IccmpH in
:u l" Waynesville during the monm oi
I ine three davs re- c . k pi nt ih (nr
fcr OOno-ol . " OCIIICIHU.. i - - -
ton T ""'",8 ". additions, two for garage aparv
L . ",u."y oi mis weeic ments and one for a dweiling.
f'. uetober 16. . ., - ri vireinin McCluer. H
uh. . . , . , i x. vt vu-i o
expect to make pork M n,.Hn Robert H. Winchester
asueci to notify Mrs. . HavwnnH Mullins were given
permits for additions. Lusn cnam
hprs and D J. Wilbanks were grant
ed the garage apartments permits,
and H. M. Dulin obtained ine awei
loumy cannerv sud-
During business hours
f reached by phone at
lflllons for making pork
"iust.be made in ad-
Mrs. Mary Logan Sanderson. 84
former head of the English De
partment at Flora McDonald Col
lege, Red Springs died Saturday
at the hospital here after a long
She was a native of Kentucky, re
tired from the teaching' profes
sion in 1943 and had resided In
Wavnesville since 1949. Her hus
band, Samuel J. Sanderson, died
in 1902. .
Surviving are one son, Samuel
Logan Sanderson of Waynesville,
and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held
Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the First
Presbyterian Church, Richmond,
Kv with Dr. Oliver Carmichael
officiating. Burial wi!l be in the
Garrett Funeral Home is in
charge of arrangements.
Moore of Greeneville, Tenn.; and! said the fire cost in this slate .dur
five grandchildren. , Ing 1950 amounts! to the staggor-
Arrangcments were under the ing sum of $39,000,000.00
James W. Carswell, airman ap
prentice. USN, Ion of Mrs. W. E
smith of BUS iMilwood Kd., way
nesville, recently graduated from
the Aviation Machinist's Mate
School at the - U. S. Naval Air
Technical Training Center, Mem
Carswell, who has been trans
ferred to the V, S. Naval Air Sta
tion, Key West, Fla., entered the
Naval service Jan. 9. He received
his recrull training at San Diego,
Calif.. , .. i,.:.f,.'.. V ....
Before entering the Navy, Cars
well graduated from Waynesville
Township High School.
Open To All
Tuesday night at 7:30, one of
the largest gatherings of organiza
tions in the history of Haywood
county will meet In the courthouse
in Waynesville to cross-examine
one of the largest collections of
county officials yet brought togeth- ,
The occasion is being sponsored
by the Lions Club of Waynesville
In an effort to make sure that every
single voter in Haywood county
will be fully informed about all
details of the forthcoming school
bond election which is scheduled to
be held on the 17th of November.
As explained by Dr. Hovd Owen,
president of the Lions Club, "We
are not attempting to shove tins,
or anything else, down anyone's
throat, but we are striving to get
full and complete information to
the people who will cast the votes
and decide the issue."
The Lions president will act us.
moderator at the meeting tomor-.
row night. They have invited
more than 100 groups to send rep
resentatives, and have arranged
for the Board of Education, the
County Commissioners, and other
concerned officers ami individuals
to be present to answer questions.
Dr. Owen explained that the
plan is for the many organizations;
Home Demonstration Clubs. Parent
Teacher groups, Conimuu'.ty !-.
All 21 rfli'PPtor. f thn rhan,K.. vciopmeni l-rogram organiz.i'ions. .
of Commerce are being urged - to i -.' Fratornul gnmps. etc..
attend the school meeting Tuesday l0, s,'u repi-m-nlaim- ami then
night. The . announcement came l,u.rn ,0, llu,r .''"'"' i,,ltl
from Dave Felmet. president, as he!"010 M"a"11 m""
announced. -the plans Instead -t ubjw.(aiu- -
holding the regular monthly meet- In lhis 1 '
ing of the board. ' . Owen, the inrormatim, be
: The directors will meet at 7:30, j Passod " down to In., hk.m im
"but this Tuesday will attend the ,n,ed v0,,',r wh" ,w" ,l,u
school meeting at the court house j uraed to go to Hie .1K aiul
ii"'v i mi tviiiivv
C.pf C. Board
To Attend Meet
On School Plans
100 per cent,
"Schools are a vital part of our
community, and county, and our
continued progress of this area is
dependent to a large degree upon
the type of schools we have, and
for that reason, this organization
is' Interested in the general meet
ing held Tuesday for the purpose
of discussing the approaching ex
pansion program of our county
The Yankees won the fourth
tame of the World Series' today
by defeating the Giants 6 to 2.
Allie Reynolds was the winning:
pitcher and Sal Max lie, the ex
barber, was clipped for the Was,
of Crawford Funeral
At Free Methodist
Recent ly the Fire.- Department
began an inspection of business and
private properly In an effort to
discover how fires may be prevent
ed. Chief Fitzgerald. 'on the basis
of results so far obtained, suggest
ed that everyone get busy and
clean up basements and attics.
"Manv of them are firetraps," he
said. . ! They also should check
stoves and stovepipes, furnaces and
oil heaters. "The latter," he said.
The Rev. and lrs. M. S. Ballcw "are a special danger for in many
of Kissimmee, Fla., will be gues:t j cases they were not disconnected
speakers at the Free Methodist ; fiurina the summer 'and oil has
Wellco Appreciates The Handicapped
Church Wednesday night at 7:30
o'clock. - -
Mrs, Ballew-is president of the
Ladies Missionary Society of , the
Georgia and Florida Conferences.
Mr. Ballew is district superinten
dent of the Free Methodist Church
The public is invited to attend.
ler Stated that this ean-
h has been
'VI J HUttOO-
fat the amount of ran
is expected to exceed
In County Livestock Show Thud Meeting
with pntries coming in
day for the Haywood County Live
stock Show scheduled for Friday
and Saturday at the Armory, in
dications are that approximately
two hundred head of cattle win De
sViown. Superintendents are con
fident that representative spev..-
f , , ...ill K nn
mens of eacn Dreeu y
ram will be shown from Friday
October 8 - Monday morning at 10 o'clock through Sat-
d pnn.iH..i.i.. !,ir!,u nflprnnnn at 3 o'clock, eX-
--..o.uciauiy cuuier; .,u"j : .. . .ni
Vnd continued cool, cept 'or babjt beeves, which w.U
"aynpsviiu ho shown onKaturday only from
Fwded by the staff of 10 fo 3 o'clock, y
4cSlPa-. I - . , ....I- ...ill talrp
mj: m .Tudcine ot aairy came -
Max. Min. Rainfall ' ,. n Friday, starting at 1 p.m.
,. I J-IKV
'f Besides the regular livestock snow,
every of age.
Saturday s events Dcgin who n
nnradp at 10 a.m. Both Senior and The third meetine of the coun
Junior bands of Waynesville High ! jy-g Community Pilot Farmers will
School will play, and the various
beef and dairy breeders in the
county have been asked to fur
nish floats and to show their stock.
The parade will " form at the
Waynesville First Baptist Church,
march down Main Street to the
Court House, and continue to the
Armory, . ' -.
Judging of beef cattle wilt fol
low the parade, and is planned to
start at 10:30 a.m. A baby beef
show is set as a separate division.
Premiums will be awarded to
first, second and third place win
nprs Prize money will come from
8 , . ... inn' rtnnjitpd bv the Chamber of
a Junior Dairy Show is siateo, o
be held on Thursday night. Work
will be resumed on the farm and
home planning sheets which were
the subject of State College special
ist Moe Williams' talk last week.
Only one meeting is planned after
this one. :
seeped In creating a hazard that Is
"The best safety method, con
tinued the Chief, "is to obey local
and stale laws, and to do that peo
ple must become aware of them.
How many," he asked, "know that
to smoke in bed is a violation of a
There are now 16 people on the
volunteer fireman roster, according
to Fitzgerald. They are:- Felix Sto
vall, Asst. . Chief; Hub Burnett,
Leon Killian, Jr. David Underwood,
Walt Mehaffey, Will Strange, Tom;
Campbell, Harry Clay, Ben Sloan,;
and John Boyd. ,
Also on the list are: Sain Kelley,
Brad Mehaffey, Henry Clayton, j
Robert Chafin, Willie Mehaffey, and
Booster's Club To Meet
Thurman R. Smith, Secretary
announced today that the Hazel-
wood Booster's Club will hold a
dinner meeting Thursday evening
at 7:00 in the Presbyterian Church
Fellowship Hall. All Boosters are
urged to attend.
, 7 -rf :
if r y
MRS." JAMES McCLURE
The Saunook Community De
velopment Program will hold Us
regular meting October 11. AH
members are urged to attend.
The deadline for hospital insur
ance payments is October 10. Sau
nook members are asked to make
their payments at Norman Burgess
issue to be determined when tie
Joe Davis, the chairman of the
Civic Improvement Committee of
the Lions Club, eoulirmed all that
Dr. Owen had said and added,
"There is a lot of money involved
as well as the future of our chil
dren, and we of the Lions ielt. that
someone should do someting to
clarify the question as completely
Mrs. Lucy Jones, County Sup
erintendent of Scuhols. will he.
present at the meeting and will
present her opinions ot the need
fGr the bond Issue and stress the
urgency of the matter. In regard
to the meeting itsell she said, "1
think H is a splendid idea, and
one worthy of the hlRhrst praise.'
,1 '((.presenting Hie 'Canton Distnel
will be the school hoard headed Ity
Superintendent II. A. llulihiiis
Among ail the other aspects-of
lli tniestiiin to he bnumht into..
I.the limelight will be the tax rate
to be imposed it' the bond issue is
; voted. . A hghly placed official, not
'a Lions Club member, who did not
'wish tu he quoted, explained; ' We
! are going to show . everyone how
j little these vital improvements lo
jour schools will actually cost him.
iWhen we speak of two million dol
j lars a lot of folks ni l seared -it.
! sounds like a crushing burden to
j he Imposed on an already heavily
loaded taxpayer. But we hope lo
I show how small the actual burden
; on the individual w ill be, and bow
I much the children of the county
! will benefit."
I It was also stressed Unit whilo
: various groups and individuals have
received written "invitations, the
! meeting is not a closed nllair.
"Everyone is invited," s;id l'r.
Miupn "Invitation or no. We want
them all to come, to hear, lo ask
; questions, to get every doubt in
i their minds resolved."
I I Record For j
Swan Jenkins Is shown operating a clicking machine at Wellco
Shoe Corp, "Ho," In the words of Mrs. Leila Parham, Personnel
Director of .Wellco, "is safe, reliable, and productive, and asks only
to be treated like any other worker." Jenkins is only one of many
Haywood County physically handicapped workers who every
.day do a spelndld job. (Photo by Ingram's Studio).
Injured . .47
(This 1 information " com
piled from Records of
Stat Uihway Patrol.)
I to boys and girls under zi y-r