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66th YEAR NO. 100 20 PAGES
Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
She "Time separates the
best of friends."
He "Quit true. Fourteen
year ajo we were eithteen.
Now you are twenty-three and
I am thirty-two."
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, DEC. 13, 1951 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
.o oloan " ordered
kyour uw v
Jerly man, "ana avoiu women
plague.'. ' '
tot's impossible," protest-
man "SomeDoay nas
faul Reed, President of West-
,-niina Teachers college, wm
the needs of WCTC in us
. .. .tr I
tn hetter serve eiciu
ramlina and the adjoining
at Hie next meeting of the
iville Rotary Club Friday at
mtteep is at present under-
;m pxoansion program with a
lom building and a new 11-
almosl completed and a new
torv under construction.
new buildings will include
expanded facilities, particu
lor education, science, indus
rts and shop work, play pro-
11, and home economics,
will be some equipment in
i for future expansion of of-
-si J s I
C. D. (Shorty) Ketner, owner
of Farmers' Exchange, was nam
ed president of the Waynesville
Merchants Association Monday
night. He succeeds Paul Davis.
Other officers named were Joe
Cline, first vice-president; Euel
Taylor, second vice-president;
and Harry , Whisenhunt, treas
urer. ' ' -
ITC oilers many types of work
lidents. Among them are a
:ar course for all teaching in
Mlic schools except home
tales. There is 'also a four-
a four-year; liberal aria
in home economics, agri-
dcntistry, engineering, law
me, and nursing.
cue-year, secretarial' course
two-year commercial 'course
ailable, but have not been
since 1946. ,
Brown Is Renamed
.Tnhn M Qnppn was elected nresi-
dent of the Haywood County Bar
Association at a meeting in tne
law librarv at the court house
Tuesday, Mr. Queen replaces Frank
D. Ferguson as head of the bar,
Glenn Brown was reelected secretary-treasurer
of the group.
Bar members discussed the pro
posed purchase of additional books
for the law library, and set up a
tentative calendar for the civil
court session of Superior Court,
which convenes here January 7.
The civil court will be in session
for only one week. The second
week was cancelled, with tne ap
nrnvnl of tho eountv bar. by Stale
Chief Justice W. A. Devln. Attor-
npv Rrown disclosed. Judge ranic
Armstrong of Troy will preside at
the January court session.
Ralph Bovd Of Jnnathiin Pmolr
is now in Haywood County Hos-
iciuperaung irom injuries
suffered Mondav niitht whfkn 4 Via
j --0. v T 1 II IX.
car he was driving overturned near
uvk run ocnooi.
Mr. Boyd is being attended by
Dr. N. F. Lancaster. T1ip arridtnl
was investigated by Sheriff Fred
Campbell and State Patrol Cpl.
TL'n traffic annirlnntn i v iYiA A
"w utiy HVVIUVIU3 All lllt
cinity of Maggie were investigated
during the week-end by Highway
Patrolman Joe Murrill. One oc-
curred at 4 p.m. Saturday when
Lloyd Moss of Maggie stopped his
car on the hi?hwv rmisins thi
car behind him, driven by Miss
Gladys Smith of Cherokee, to
swerve and sideswipe a third car
driven by Darnell Jackson Alli
son of Cherokee.
Patrolman Murrill said that
Moss stopped his automobile to
pick up friends. Witnesses said
he did not sltmal hofnra stnnnlnir
which brought a charge against
mm oi iauure to give proper hand
Damaee to the Smith and Alii
son vehicles was estimated at $300
each. A wrecker had to be called
to pull away Miss Smith's car.
The second mishap occurred at
9:45 Sunday night on Route 19
near the Evans Cove road, and was
blamed on poor visibility at the
Patrolman Murrill reported that
a par driven hv f!nl. Arthur Clav
Grant, Jr., of Devonia, Tenn., slde-
swipped a venicie driven Dy JJiuy
Garland Ledford of Maeeie when
the soldier failed to see Ledford's
left-turn signal in time to avoid a
Three other soldiers were riding
with Cpl. Grant en route to Fori
Jackson, S. C where all are sta
tioned. Ledford was accompanied
by two girls, who were returning
from services at the Maggie Baptist
Patrolman Murrill estimated
damage to the Grant car at $100,
and ?200 for the other venicie
Haywood's Greatest Asset - Our Children
School Bond Vot
Of 5000 Expected
Burley Sales Average
Of 64.7 Cents Reported
Roy W. Mcador of Ratcliffe Cove
Lions To Hear
That Bonds Are
address the Lions
M. Davis. will
pl C. To Hear
nominating committee will
t a report to the directors
Chamber of Commerce here
lay evening. The committee,
(I by H. s. Ward, is composed
Davis and Wavnp Comen-
The committee will recom-
iii their reDort a oresident,
vice president, and a treas-
Ombinatinn moptlnc nf the
ind old boards met Tuesday
? and heard a general re
'f 1951 activities, including
iter's report of a balance
nl Fclmet.' Dresident. report-
suggestion that the com
orBaiiizatinnc of thp area
Iheir resources on a commun-
(nter. The matter was dis-
without anv formal action
today reported sales of l." Thursday, on the subject: "Why I
, , Al.n..nn tl,1C It'PllT . . . ,
pounds oi Duriey iuuuulu
at $681.94 an average of 64.7
Mr. Meador sold 220 and 226
pounds at 71 cents, 190 pounds at
70 cents, 122 pounds at 68 cents.
178 pounds at 64 cents, and 118
pounds at 30 cents.
County Medical Society
To Elect New. Officers
New officei of the Haywood
County Medical Society will be
eWtoH at thp monthly meeting of
tho ennipiv at 8 D.m. Tuesday at
thp pnuntv hosDital nurses' home
Pipsent officers are Dr. J. E.
Fpnder. actine president, and Dr.
I. M. Weir, secretary-treasurer.
Favor The School Bond Issue". The
talk will occur at 7:30 p.m.; In Pat
rick s Cafe.
Earlier. Mr. Davis stated: "I in
tpnd in toll the Lions that this
school bond question Is the most
iniDortant thing to contront me
county in many years. Failure to
Dass the bonds would be the black
est mark against Haywood County
in its history. I feel strongly aooui
it, and I intend to express my senti
ments strongly. This is neither tne
time nor place for half measures."
The school bond issue will De de
termined in a county-wide election
on Saturday. The outcome at this
time is very much in doubt.
Trade Ticket Refunds
Scheduled Next Week
to merchants for Trade
Jubilee tickets still on hand after
dinniav will he made in the
11 UU 1 "
ri,n,h nf rommerce office nevi
I week. Mrs. Robert M. Boyd, secre
tary of the Merchants Association
p.f..n will he made from Mon
j mminr until Saturday noon
UdJ in". - ..A
No refunds will be made after that
Mrs. Boyd said. ::' -
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Haywood's Greatest Need Is Better Schools
, (An Editorial)
City License Tags
Now On Sale Here
rilv auto license tans for 1952
are now on sale at the Town Hall,
Police Chief Orville Noland an
Pnrnnc who reside in tne city,
and those who live outside the city
but who use city streets for bust
TUa rr,mk show that every major pro
gressive move attempted in Haywood County
has met with opposition. But the course of
time has proved that those who have opposed
new projects have beeh consistently wrong.
We make this statement in view ui me
that there is some opposition toward approv
ing the current school bond issue an issue
which this newspaper leels is essential auu
urgently needed NOW.
Back in 1921 when North Carolina began
Us highway-paving program, there were
many who opposed the program on the basis
that "it will cost too much".
Today one never hears of a North Carolin
ian longing for the mud roads which existed
hofrw the navinfi program began.
In the late 20's, some progressive residents
of Haywood County felt a hospital was need
edAlthough the opposers, cried loudly "it
costs too much", the bond issue was approveu,
and the hospital was built. Later those per
sons who had opposed the buildings con
struction, showed no hesitation in taking ad
vantage of the medical care the hospital provided.
In recent years, an expansion to the hospit
al was deemed essential, and the voters turn
ed out 13 to 1 favoring the expansion.
Soon after the original hospital election,
the progressive element of the county felt it
was foolish to continue to spena money un
District Governor Gives
Charter To Waynesville
Kiwanis Tuesday Wight
ness frequently 'are expected to .buy suggested that a
the tags, Chief Noiana sa.a. iney, - . .. .
new building De erecieu. ram wv
"it costs too much" echoed from tne nmsiueb.
Those who saw the wisdom of building
listened to the opposition, while inspectors
saw fit to condemn the building.
Deadline for purchase of the tags
is the same as for regular state
license plates January 1, the chief
psday, December 13 Varia-
uuumness cold and rather
' Thursday, slightly warmer
leiVtrrlpri hi, Ika ctafF nt tnp
UJ lll V
(See Picture Page 2 "
v n'i make footprints in the
sands of time by sitting down," said
Joseph T. Chiott, Kiwanis governor
of the Carolines cusinci, "
sented a charter to tho "first new
-i 4i,i.. j ict ript. in ten years :
ciuo oi i - ;..u i
the Waynesville Kiwanis uuu, u.
ceremonies conducted hiw
night in the Hazciwooa ouiui
The charter was accepted oy
Jimmy Childress, president of the
local club, la accepts, wa
said, "The heartDem oi
ing is the puise oeai
w. m do our best to prove that
we cafi pull our own car. We have
itn IZL few things
work with the Mountaineer Little
League for example, and we as
mre ?o do great things. Someday,"
to have helped us get our start.
As work began on the nw Structure, the
group that looked ahead- saw. the need, fur
more property; antflffscuBSfcdlne'purchase of
and adjoining lot from Col, S. A. Jones. This
too, brought the familiar complaint "it costs
too much." ' ,
However, the commissioners went ahead
and bought the property. ;
Who in Havwood County today would like
to have the old court house back again? And
who would be willing to sell the parking lot
at the court house?
Those who have opposed needed projects
in the past today realize that they have been
For a number of years the citizens of Hay
wood County have realized hat the number
of school students has been increasing fast
er than additional facilities have been pro
vided. " . . ,
Several months ago, after, several groups
had made surveys of school needs, a county
wide bond issue was called a program that
sets forth to the dollar what each county
school shall get. And again the same cry was
heard "it costs too much"..
... This county has grown, and attained prom
inence, wealth and influence by listening and
following those who have promoted progres
The Mountaineer feels that our children
are far more important than any material
mnioct which we have carried througn over
the years. We feel Haywood countians are too
progressive, too energetic, and too wise to De
misled into turning down the needs of our
County To Decide
Fate Of Educational
If thp weathprnian DrovidCK fav
orable conditions, about 5.000 Hay
wood countians are expected to
turn out Saturday for the school
bond issue election at 28 polling
places in the county.
The referendum Saturday will
determine the outcome of Hay'
wood's m-nnospd Drosram to ex
pand and modernize the county's
schools. Groups on both sides of
the Issue made "last minute' state
ments in ads in today s edition, oi
THp eountv board of elections
met this mornina with registrars
to distribute ballots and issue
final Instructions on the election.
Polls w ill open- Saturday morn
ing at 6.30, and close at 6 p.m.
Officials believe the final tabula
tions should be completed within
limp hours which would be at
Npw registrations and re-rcgls-
t rations for the school bond vote
have been light, officials have dis
The registrars as announced this
IJonverdam No. 1 J .11. Ramsey.
Bcaverdam No. 2 Mrs. Jake
Bcaverdam No. 3 Mrs. Crom
ileaverdnm No. 4 Mrs. "wade
lloavprdam "No 5 Fled G, Wil
Bcaverdam No. 6 Mrs.' Don
Cataloochce L. C. Culdwell,
Cecil K. E, Browning.
Clyde Mrs. C. E. Brown, Jr.
. .Crablree-Fred R. Noland, (
feast Fork '-itcx PleW. . '
'- Fines Creek No. 1 Mrs. Kay
mond McCrackcn. '
y Fines Creek No. 2 Marvin Ar
rlnglon. Hazelwood Mrs. Raymond
Iron Duff II. It. Biyson.
lvv Hill Mrs Lep Evans.
Jonathan Creek Dick Moody.
Lake Junalu.ska Mrs. Elizabeth
Ml. Sterling .1. M. Caldwell.
Pigeon Walker Brown.
Center Pigeon Mis. Harley
Saunook Mrs. Cliltoil Shook.
Center Waynesville Mrs. David
East Waynesville Hurley Fran
West Waynesville Mrs. ShulTord
Wayncsville No. 2 Mrs. Evelyn
Waynesvillu No. 3 Elmer Hen
White Oak Mrs. Howe Ledford
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I , f - t j
John B. Smith will assume the
office of president of the Hazel- ,
wood Boosters Club Thursday '
night, at the annual Cluisimas
party at the . Hazelwood school.
He will succeed Sam Lane.
Jubilee 'Big t
'It has been the most successful."
promotion experiment ever staged
in Waynesville," stated M. D. Wat-
kins, chairman of the Promotion
Committee of the Trade Jubilee,
In an Interview today.
"Do not let your readers be fool
ed by my use of the past tense,"
warned, Mr. Wtklns; "There's gtlll
a big event ahead. fThe last in the
srre meetmgsHn Ihe xtadinm
will be neid as scneauiea in oai-
urday, beginnings at 2 p. in.
Continuing, he explained: "There
wll be only one gift, but wa wiU
give at least 20 minutes between
announcements so if there is a big
crowd everyone will have a
No one will be surprised if there
Is a large crowd. The one gift is a
new 1951 Butck.
Tlu Trade Jubilee will continue
officially throuKh noon Saturday,
said Watkins, However, iill mer
chants are requested to turn their
tickets in at the Chamber oi com
merce by 12:45 p. m.
Waynesville was given, along
ie i f urn Ina licaeh and Mount
Airy, a November bus station rat
ing of 97 by the Utilities Commis
sion, Inspectors visited all bus
stations throughout the state, bas
ing their ratings upon conditions
found at each station. Railroad sta-
tions were also checked and rated.
r!lvln(T the- invocation was the
Rev. James H. Coleman of the new
nfnro sittinir down to the
I'lUU- UVIUi , , ,
table, the large group of at least
150 attending from Kiwanis Clubs
throua-hout this area, were led by
Seth Pcrkinson, charter member of
the Asheville Club, in some vigor-
ciiin Thp meal consisted of
turkey with all the trimmings. The
program was turned oy noupcr Al
exander, chairman of the special
charter night committee and form
er president of the Asheville Club
"... it t. Walker, lieutenant
governor of the first division, who
acted as toastmaster.
At the beginning and as'
the end of the program, special
i. ,o0 nrpscnted bv Ann t-o-
fUUolC was f . t
man Crawford, Several old favor
ite songs were delivered oy
Jane Garrison. ; '
(See Kiwanis Pge 2)
Beaverdam First In Cultivated Acreage
In 1950 Haywoodlarm Census-Survey
,.. ..,i!i, Tnu nvhln led all oth-1
Police Warn Against
Sale, Use Of Fireworks
Waynesville residents today were
warned by Police Chief Orville No-
land that the possession or sale of
fireworks is prohibited by state
law, and that violators will be pros
ecuted. Chief Noland said that some par
ents in town have 'purchased lire-
works out of state and Drougni
km hum fnr their children to
sell or use. Some fireworks prob
ably will be ordered for use at
Christmas time, the chief predicted.
Violators of the fireworks law
are liable to penalties of up to $50
fine and costs.
nnnvrrriam Township led all oth
or communities in Haywood County
in total farm acreage in 1950, ac
cording to a 1951 farm census re
port released here earlier this
Crabtrcc, Fines Creek, and Way
nesville Township follow in that
The report lists a total of 25,599
acres for Bcaverdam, 21,467 for
Crabtrec, 21.190 for Fines Creek,
and 20,656 for Waynesville.
Wovnncuiilo TnwnshiD. however,
led in 1950 In acreage of harvested
cropland, with a total ot
acres. Bcaverdam had d,ou
Pigeon had 2,795, and uraDiree
Top tobacco community In the
county last year was Fines Creek,
with 210 acres. Jonathan Creek had
(See Beaverdam Paae 3
Hurt In Bad Fall
County Commissioner Jarvis
Allison fell eight feet from a
barn late Thursday afternoon and
was rushed to the Haywood Coun
ty HospltaL At press time his in
juries, according to Dr. Robert
Owen, had not been fully determ
ined but it was established that
a broken arm was one of them.
"Internal injuries," said Dr.
Owen, "are almost certain, but I
haven't had time to discover what
Justice, Poindexter To Aid
CDP Recreation Program
Men Guilty On
Seven Haywood County men.
charge with conspiracy to violate
Internal Revenue laws, were found
guilty by a Jury Wednesday in U.S.
District Court in Asheville.
The group was accused of con
spiring to defraud the government
of taxes on manufactured liquor.
Adjudged guilty were Rufu-s
Cochran, Dewey Cochran, Louis
Cochran. William L. McClure, Jr..
Dick Smith, John Lance, and Clyde
An eighth defendant. Morris
Cochran, was found not guilty of
Sentence was to have been pass
ed today by Judge Wilson Warllck
Jack Justice. Champion YMCA
sports director, and C. C. Poindex
ter, recreation director of the town
of Canton, have been appointed
to assist in the Haywood Commun
ity Development basketball pro
gram this year. The two were nam
ed Thursday at the court house at
a meeting called to plan the CDP
winter recreation program.
Turner Cathey, assistant county
farm agent, in charge of the recre
ation program, reported that bas
Wctiviii mlp similar to those in ef
fect in past seasons were adopted
for this year, including:
1. Plavers must live In the com
munities whose teams they play on,
2. No age limit.
3. Boys and girls on high
school coaches' lists are ineligible.
4. No player is eligible for
tournament play who has played
more than two games on any all
star or county league teams. Inter
plant or Boy Scout teams are ex-
5. Both players and spectators
will be judged for community
The annual CDP . basketball
tournament will be held In March.
Winners last year weiV the Uppt
(Sce Justice PaRe2J
Killed . . . . 5
(This information com
piled from Records of
State Hihway Patrol.)