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baby coolest being held in connection with the
J ay sees Minstrel, scheduled this Friday and Sat
urday night at Wavnesville high school are (left
to right) Mrs. Willis Beck, Mrs. Raymond Cald
well. and Mrs. Carroll Cahe. (Mountaineer Photo).
Boosters Club Discuss
'54 Community Projects
Hazelwood Boosters received
the $10() award of the 1953 Finer
Carolina Program Thursday night,
and then entered into a general
discussion of projects for the com
ing year under the same program.
A. P. Led better accepted the
check from Mrs. Vivian Bushong.
of Carolina Power and Light Com
pany. Ledbetter was general chair
man for last year.
Mrs. Bushong pointed out in
presenting tfie award that "thous
ands of dollars worth of work had
been done in the town to help the
boys and girls to be better citi-t
zens of the future." Ledbetter in 1
accepting the award, thanked
everyone for participating in the j
program and helping make the !
many improvements in the town.
Ledbetter then presented cer
tificates to committee chairmen
of 1953. They included: Mrs.
George Bischoff, Dr. R. Stuart
Roberson, Mrs. Sam Lane, Paul
Brjson, C. N. Allen and Mrs.
Clyde Fisher.
The program, is-uff to a- good
start this year, it was announced,
as the Boosterettes reported they
cleared $265 on their recent play,
and that this money would be
spent on commun'ty improve
Rev. Archie Graham, led a dis
cussion of proposed 1954 projects.
including a general clean-up cam
paign, aQd a community-wide pro
gram of planting flowering shrubs
and flowers. It was decided to ask
the Boostcrettes to decide on the
planting project, and lead that
phase of the program.
The club, with Richard Barber,
president, presiding, renewed the
Boy Scout charter, and voted to
continue sponsorship of the troop,
with Rudolph Carswell as Scout
An attendance contest is being
staged by the club with A. P. Led
better and Ralph Summerrow as
leaders of the two groups.
Vandals Damage
Canton Recreation
Center Building
Officials of Canton are offering
a reward for Information leading
to the arrest and conviction of the
party, or parties guilty of damag
ing the Memorial Recreation Cen
Numerous windows of the cen
ter have been knocked out and
damage done to the interior of
the building.
The center is very popular in
the summer, when an outdoor
swimfning pool is operated. The
windows that have been broken
out are to the dressing rooms at
the pool.
Three From County On
Mars Hill Dean's List
The names of three students
from Haywood County appear on
the Dean's List for the first semes
ter at Mars Hill College. They are
Sarah Ann Barlow, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Tate H. Barlow of
Canton; Grace Gwendlyn Blan
ton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam R. Blanton of Hazelwood; and
Robert Guy Fulbright, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Guy V. Fulbright of
Miss Barlow Is a graduate of
Canton High School and Miss
Blanton and Fulbright are grad
uates from Waynesville High
To be entitled to a place bn the
Dean's List a student must earn
i 40 quality credits with no grade
below C. This honor also repre
sents good campus citizenship.
Liner Broth?rs Land
At California Port
LONG BEACH. Calif. ? The
heavy cruiser USS Heleha arrived
here Feb. 14th after completing
her fourth tour of duty in |he Far
East since mid-summer of 1050
Aboard are brothers, George R
Liner, seaman, USN. and David G.
Liner, ship'a sereviceman third
class. USN. sona of Mr. and Mrs.
Sam R Liner of Route 3, Waynes
Highlights of her last western
Pacific cruise include operations
with Task Force 77 and visits to
the ports of Kobe, Japan, Hong
Kong. R. C. C? and Manila, P. I.
I v the Want Ads for result*
200 Pints 01 Blood Will
Be Sought In Canton 17th
Two hundred pints of blood is
the goal for the regular visit of
the Bloodmobilc in Canton Wed
nesday, when the unit will be set
up at the Champion YMCA This
has been set as the goal, for Can
ton area's minimum share lor the
present critical need.
The program Is being sponsored
by the Canton Lions Club, and
members are soliciting the help of
every citizen to meet, the urgent
On a national level, the blood
supply is far below possible needs.
Much blood is yet needed for cor
rective surgery of war victims.
Blood on the local level is ample
for emergencies, but supply for
elective procedures will be threat
ened unless supply is forthcoming.
Any person giving blood during
the coming visit will be assured
of all blood needed for his fam
ily for a one-year period, it was
pointed out. ? This arrangement
' is under the new blood program,
now being organized. and will be
Polio authorities join the blood
program in urging citizens to con
tribute to this life-saving pro
gram. They insist thai money
alone will not win the battle with
polio, since blood is essential.
More than eight hundred peo
ple have given blood, one or more
times, through the Canton visits
They will again make their con
tribution Wednesdaj to help meet
the present challenge. Those who
have never contributed, may well
share in the feeling of having
done good, by helping in the
Club members who have been
assigned to various committees,
include: Lon Goodson, general
chairman; Pat Greeley, publicity;
Hall Whit worth, Charlie Smith
Champion Fibre plant committee,
and Lee Matthews, loading chair
Gray Ladies and other local
volunteers will also assist with
the work.
PFC Bobby Justice On
Army Duty In Germany
4TH DIVISION, Germany?Pfc.
Bobby O. Justice, son of Mr. and
Mrs. K. S. Justice. Route 1. Clyde,
is taking part in the Future Farm- ,
i rs of America program set up by
the 4th Infantry Division's 8th
Regiment in Germany.
Designed to keep former farm
ers in the regiment abreast of
modern methods, the club attends
lectures and movies and plans to
tour German agricultural areas.
Justice, an automatic rifleman i
in Company C, entered the Army
in April 1953 and arrived overseas
last September. (
$100 AWARD is (he reason for these hroad smiles.
Mrs. Vivian Bushong, of the Carolina Power A
Light Company, left, had just presented a 10 VI
award rheek of $100 to A. P. Ledhetter, general
chairman lor I!I53. I.ookinx on next to l.edbctter
is Mrs. ('. V \llen. president of the Boostrrettes.
while Ko> Wright, manager of the lluzelwood of- V
lice ol Ihe sponsor is on the right.
Finer Carolina Working Groups Set Up
Leaders of the Finer Carolina
Program at Hazclwood have set
up their working organization,
and named leaders and committees
for the various projects.
Inspired by the award of $100
from last year, the group headed
by Paul Bryson have been named
as follows:
Recreation Field: A P. Led bet
ter, chairman; "Bug" KuykondaU,
Carl Hatcliffe. Ed Mottinger and
Mrs H. P. MeCarroll.
Religious Activities: Rev Archie
Iraham. chairman. Rev. Ray llahn,
Hi-v. John Ki/cr. lU'v A L. Gar*
(lin, unci Rev Pete Meisn t.
Athletic Activities: l)e. H. Stuart
Robersnn, cliairiuan, George ILs
Social Activities: Louise l.ane, 1
chairman. Truch Bryson. Winona
Him huff and Mary Fisher.
Street Improvements: L C.
Davis, chairman: Howell Bryson.
J. V Blaylock. Frank Unclerwood
I'uhlic its Committee: Mrs Arch
ie Graham, Mrs. George Bischoff,
W. Curtis Huss and Sammy Lane.
Waynesville Man On
Navy Duty In Japan
YOKOSUKA, Japan?At the U.S.
Fleet Activities here for duty is
Kyle D Grasty, gunner's mate sea
man, USN, son o'f Mr. and MrS.
John W. Grasty of Dellwood ltd..
Way nesville.
Grasty, who entered the Naval
service Oct. 2. 1951 attended
Waynesville High School.
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