The Waynesville Mountaineer
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K?- ' D rubushed 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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tMINING NYI..ON HANDBAGS produced in the new "Moun
sMadr Crafts" shop on Chureh St. are Mrs. Dovle D. Alley,
irman of the Wavnesville "Kinplov the Handicapped" Commit
?hich sponsors the craft project to provide jobs for the phys
li handicapped, and Miss Dehravda Kisher, manager of the
il Employment Security Commission off ice and a member of
committee. Both women appeared before the State EPH
amission at Raleigh Saturday to explain the Wavnesville pro
ne shit Ii is the only one of its kind in North Carolina.
Instead Hears Oi Local
Id To Handicapped Project
nday, May 3rd
P?rt of the observance of
??I Home Demonstration
l, The Mountaineer, will
?h on Monday, a special is
bout the work of the women
rtwres nave been made of
r club project, and these to
tr with the story of the pro
will be carried in the edi
'mbcrs of our staff have
working on the copy for
edition for several weeks.
H gives promise of being
of the most complete, and
estini; ever published.
Id Today For
tral Mimes wore held this
??n in the First Baptist
b for \p. Mabel Smith Hoh
5". wlui (tied suddenly Moti
8ht in i tie home of her sister,
'?ni H .lones.
Rev. T. F.. Rohinett, pastor
' church and the Rev. Karl
'endrtll pastor of the First
"hst Church, olticiated and
tent u... in Green Hill Ceme
[si11hearers were Eldridne
Arthur Duck. Vinson Smath
i ; I'ott Krnest Crawford and
F' Mrs. Roberson?Pase 6)
"> cloudy and slichtly cool
1 ' ts ,i slight ri>-k of ?idely
afternoon thundorshow -
partly cloudy and
*nh widely scattered aftor
''nilt i shower?.
'W a> nesvilie tciopei al urc
'"'"?d h\ the State Test V ?" m
' Max. Min. Prec.
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On an invitation from the state,
two Waynesville women appeared
at the state capitol in Raleigh last
week before Governor Umstead
and the State "Employ the Handi
capi>ed" Commission tq explain
Waynesville's new crafts project,
which was set up in February to
create .iebs tor the physically
Mrs. Doyle D. Alley, chairman of
the Waynesville "Employ the
i Handicapped" Committee, and Miss
i Debrayda Fisher, manager of the
| local Employment Security Com
| mission office. explained the
j Waynesville program. which is the
first such project in North Caro
i lina to come into being from the
1 efforts of an EH committee.
Mrs. Alley told the governor and
the state commission how a craft
| shop has been set up here on
Church St. for the manufacture of
ladies' handbags?furnishing em
ployment for three women and
offering hopes of jobs for others.
Mrs. Alley outlined the prob
lems the local committee has faced
in setting up the crafts project and
asked the state for whatever assist
ance it might provide.
Member(s of the State "Employ
the Handicapped" Commission ex
pressed the opinion that the
Waynesville project is "something
I different" and added that they
| were "very much impressed ".
The commission later adopted a
| resolution commending t h e
: Waynesville EH Committee for tak
ing the initiative in launching such
j a program. The group also appoint
j ed a committee to consider fur
11her work in the field of aiding the
physically handicapped find suit
j able employment.
Prior to appearing before the
state commission. Mrs. Alley and
Miss Fisher presented two nylon
j handbags to Mrs. Umstead. fhe
1 governor's wife.
Miss Fisher also answered ques
tions concerning the local program
and explained the work done by
the weavers'at the craft shop.
Draft Board Seeks
Whereabouts Of 5 Men
Anyone knowing the whereaiiouts
of the following five draft regis
trants have been asked to contact
the Selective Service Board in the
James Amos Woody. Jessie
Grooms. Burnette Nandow <Jreen.
Ben Jack Oagle and Gaine Burgess,
j Mail addressed to these indivi
duals has been returned to the
draft board, according to Edna Mc
By Rabid Dog
Three persons in the Canton area
ire now taking treatment for ra
bies as the result of being bitten
by a dog. which was later found to
The dog. which strayed into the
Mingus Cove last week, was
adopted" by Howard Summey.
who gave him to Donna Arring
Miss Arrington was later bitten
on both arms by the animal. Also 1
bitten were Mrs. Rosalie Bishop,
on both hands and the left leg. and
Mrs. Alvin Rogers, whose injuries j
were not disclosed
The dog died last Saturday and i
its head was sent to the state labo- |
ratory in Raleigh, where it was
found to be rabid.
A 90-day quarantine was recent
ly imposed by the health depart
ment in Beaverctam Township after
another dog bit several other dogs j
and later died from rabies. Regu- j
lations governing this quarantine
prohibit picking up stray dogs, and
making it mandatory that animals |
be kept in confinement.
Troy Thomson. 22. of Canton, is
in a critical condition as the re
sult of injuries suffered at 5:15
p.m. Wednesday on the Stamey
Cove Road, l'^t miles north of
Canton, when the pickup truck he j
was riding overturned in a ditch j
and threw him onto the highway
Thomson suffered a fractured
skull, broken collarbone, broken
left arm and cuts and abrasions.
He was taken to Memorial Mission
Hospital in Asheville.
Driver of the truck was Jack
Mavnard Pardue of Canton, man
ager Of the ?wn's'two theatres,
who told Highway Patrolman V. E.
Brysott that he looked back as he
approached a slight curve and then
felt his vehicle go off the edge of
Patrolman Bryson reported that
the truck traveled 210 feet over
the shoulder of the road, swerved
back onto the highway for 196 more
feet, and then left the pavement
again and rolled 108 feet in a
ditch where it yverturned.
Although Thomson was thrown
clear of the vehicle. Pardue re
mained inside and suffered only
i cuts and abrasions. He was treat
ed at the office of Dr. J. R. West
moreland in Canton.
Pardue has been charged with
reckless driving, but the investiga
tion is being continued, pending
" the outcome of Thomson's condi
In another accident in the C'an
Iton area. Patrolman W. R Wooten
reported that Wayne Hall. 2. col
ored, escaped with only abrasions
of the head when he ran into the
path of a car driven by Claude
Warren of Route 1, Canton, at
5:45 p.m. Wednesday in the Gib
sontown area on the Dutch Co\e
The boy was treated by Dr.
! Westmoreland. No charges were
filed against Warren, who was ab
solved of blame in the accident.
Take Top Spots
In FFA Judging
Crabtree-Iron Duff School won
first place in dairy judging, while
Bethel took first place in beef cat-\
tie judging at a meeting of the
Nantahala Federation of Future
Farmers of America at Murphy last
Saturday, according to a report
I received by The Mountaineer to
In dairy judging. Waynesville
was second. Clyde third. Franklin
fourth and Fines Creek fifth.
In beef judging, Franklin was
second, Glenville third. Crabtree
fourth and Waynesville fifth.
Hears Talk By
Stanley Nale. clinical psycholo
gist employed fiy the N. C. Depart
ment of Public Welfare, spoke on
"Mental Health" at a meeting of
the Business and Professional Wo
| men's Club at The- Maples Tues
Mr. Nale stressed the need for
"normal" individuals to know the
causes of mental illness In order
to avoid them.
"When we are mentally 111." he
(See B&PW Club?Pace t>)
OFFICIAL HOSTS ehat with Reuben It. Robert
son. Chamber of Commerce banquet speaker just
before the program began Wednesday night, la-ft
to right: John N. Johnson, president. (?. C. Ker
guson, town manager, Mrs. Johnson, and Mr.
Itohrrtson. More than 250 attended the banquet
at the Central F.leinentary school. Other pictures
pase one. second front. (Mountaineer I'hoto).
May Teim Of Civil Court To
Convene Monday Morning
Cars Seen On
Observers are reporting that
there are more cars with out-of
state tajr* in the area now than
in any years this early that can
The midwest. New York, and
Pennsylvania seem to lead in the
large number of cars seen on
the streets and highways.
Travel seems to have started
earlier this season, and inquiries
about the area are ahead of last
Draft classifications on 59 Hay
wood County men have been,an- j
nouncod by Selective Service J
Board 45 at the courthouse. In
Class 1-A ? Edward Lawrence
Phillips, Alfred Dolman Rathbone,
Scott Cagle. Le w i s Harrison j
Queen. Matt Ransom Green. Mack i
( Burnette, Frank Junior Rhodes. I
Leonard Roe Phillips. John Lee ;
I Mills. Burnette Nandow Greene. !
1 Edward Woodrow Green, Jessie
Grooms, James Wyche, Jr., Ben
Jack Cagle, Charlie Cooledge Han- j
ey, Gaine Burgess. James Harold |
Wright. Harden Eugene Green, j
(See Draft Board?Page 6)
Thirty-eight cases are listed on
the calendar far the May civil term j
of Superior Court which opens
here Monday with Judge II Hoylo
Sink oi Greensboro presiding.
Monday will be devoted to the
pre-trial calendar and these six I
Robert* vs. Rogers Electric Co.;.,
Forst McNess Co. vs. Hubert Good
son. et al.; Nell Smith Thompson |
vs. L. C, McDowell and Thomas j
Neat McDowell: Fit he 1 Taylor vs.
Herbert J. Hill; Beaman Green
wood vs. Mary I. Greenwood. i
Other cases listed include;
Tuesday. May 4
Furst McNess Co. vs. Hubert
Goodson et al : Pearl Inman vs. N.
C Baplisl Hospitals, Inc.. Earnest
B'oyles vs. Charles E. Beadies;
Sam I'olts vs. Southern Dairies.
Inc.. and G. L Vaughn; Barbara
Jean Hudson, N/F Sam Potts vs.
Southern Dairies,. Inc.. and G. L.
Wednesday. May 5
J. -B. Maiden. T A Allied Roof
ing Co. vs. Mack Pace and wife.
Florence Pace ; John H. Allen vs.
J. C. (Bucki Blemmons and Jovce
Warren. T A Warren and Plcm- j
mons; R. V Putnam vs. Harry L.
Hoeseker and Margaret Hoeseker;
B. J. 1'hoenix vs. Wrought Iron
Range Co.. Inc.. M.-V. Jenkins vs. I
Wrought Iron Range Co.. Inc.
Thursday. May fi
J M. Allison vs. C. B Ferguson; '
Gordon E. Forga vs. Willie Mae
Price Forga: 'l'had Caldwell vs.
Friday, May 7
S. Ceo Howell vs. Annie Moody.
C. D. Medford and Pauline Med
(See Civil Court?Page 6>
Nine New Homes
Being Built In
Town Of Clyde
Clrif Is steadily growing, and
hupes to thou a population of
1.700 or more by thr timr the
I960 census Is taken, according
to town officials.
Herald Fish, mayor, said that
nine new homes are now under
construction in Clyde, and that
several others are in the plan
"We'll have two or three times
the population in 1960 that we
had when the last census was
made in 1950." thr mayor said.
To Stage Broom
Sale Next Week
The Clyde Lions Club's annus
broom sale will he conducted Ma;
tl-7-8 for the benefit of the hltm
in Haywood County, according t<
Cljaiics Matthews secretary of tin
Starting next Thursday. Clydi
Lions will cam ass homes to sel
brooms and doormats. Monet
raised will he used to providt
glasses and treatments for persons
including children with defectivi
(?rover Waynes is' chairman ol
llie Clyde Lions' aid to the tiliiic
Home Demonstration Clubs
To Open Observance Of
National Week Saturday
Has wood county's eight hundred
i Home Demonstration Club mem
bers will open their celebration of
I National Home Demonstration
| Week with a banquet honoring
their husbands. Saturday night at
7 o'clock in the Central Elemen
tary School cafeteria.
Dr Prank Jeter, editor of North
Carolina State > College. Italcigh.
will be the featured speaker.
Mrs. L. J. Cannon of Canton,
county president of home clubs,
will preside and Mrs. Carl ItatclifTe
will give a toast to the husbands,
to which R. C. Kranrts will respond
Special music will be presented
under the direction of Mrs. J. E.
Hurnette. county music chairman
One of the highlights of the oc
casion will be,the recognition of
thf Si members who achieved a
record of perfect attendance at
club meetings for 1053.
The meal will be prepared and
served by the staff of the cafeteria
under the Supervision of Mrs
- Rufus Siler Around 350 persons
I arc expected. I
National Homo Demonstration
Week. May 2 to H. will bo observed
with a variety of promams and ac
tivities by each club in the county.
T. H. JETER
251 Attend ;
Thi' importance ?f the Ameri
can system of free enterprise, the
progress made by Haywood Coun
ty in recent years, and the bright
future of the South In industry
were minor points stressed by
IteulH'ii B, Robertson. Sr . chair
man of the board of the Champion
Paper and Fibre Co.. principal
speaker at the annual banquet of
the Wayncxville - Hazel wood - l-ake
Junaluska Chamber of Commerce
The event, hold in the cafeter
ia at Central Elementary School,
was attended by 2S1 persons, in
cluding Chamber of Commerce of
ficials from other cities and a num
ber of other special guests.
Discussing free enterprise, Mr.
"Whether or_not you and 1 can
fathom the complexities of Com
munist thinking, vie must still
look upon it hs powerful, though
hateful, social force, which must
he reckoned with, and the best
wa\ to meet the challenge of
Communism is to make our system
of free ? enterprise work as we
know it can work and should work,
and we know there is plenty of
(See Chamber lianquet?I'aae 6
SEEKS POST ? Clifton Terrell,
of Bethel, is a candidate fob the
nomination as a member of the
Board of Kdueation. (See Alone
i Political Fronts).
Jim Milner was elected as the
I new president of the Waynesville
Junior Chamber of Commerce at
a meeting of Jaycees Monday night
at the Town llall. lie succeeds Hill
Other officers selected were: 1
Elmer Hendrix. first vice presi
dent; Willis Heck, second vice
1 president; John Carver, stale dl
r irector Dwlghi Beaty. wcretarj
1 llaymond Caldwell, treasurer; Paul
> Sutton and Italph Thurman, direc
? tors for two years, and Sam Cal
houn and Doug Worxham. directors
'. for one year.
' ? Installation of the new officers
' will he held at 7:30 p.m. Monday
' a( Saufiook School. The event will
? he a dinner meeting and will be
' i observed as "ladies night."
i I ~ *"
At WTHS Won
By Gail Camlin
Gail Camlin of Cake Junalu ka
- was the winner of a recitation con
I (est sponsored by the Vocations
.ind Education Committee of the
* Business and Professional Woman's
Club in the Waynesville High
School auditorium Tuesday." ?
J In second place was Leona Davis
s Other participants were: Gray
. Watkins, aJnice Lathrop, Patience
. Hay, Joyce Cody, June Gaddis and
, Pan Packman.
Judges were Kenneth Fry,
i Charles Edwards, and Mrs. Den
t ton Browning.
(iifts to the first and second
- place winners were presented by
Mis Wanda Clark, president of ttic
t BfcPW. Miss Debrayda Fisher,
f chairman of the Vocations and Edu
v cation Committee, presided during
< the contest.
State Bee Specialist
To Be Here May 5
W. A. Stephen, bee specialist
from N. G. State College, will bo
iti the county on May S, according
to County Farm Agent Wayne L.
Bee keepers who have problems
k they wish to discuss with Mr.
Stephen are asked to call the coun
ty agent's office before May 5.
Along Political Fronts
I_ _ _
Hid For Board
Clifton S. Terrell. life-Inn# resi
lient of the Bethel eommunity is
a candidate for member of the
board of education. He is the only
candidate from the Bethel School
district to file for this post
The candidate has been employ
ed by: the Champion Paper and
Fibre Company for the past 22
years He is at present the chair
man of the Bethel School Commit
tee. elder In the Presbyterian
church a Mason, a past patron of
Sonoma Chapter 2a4. O K. S . add
takes an active part in all com
He is married to the former
Miss Virginia Russell, of Waynes
ville. and they have three sons
all members of the Bethel High
He said: "With three sons in
school, I am nalurally interested
in the welfare of our schools in
Haywood county, and if nominated
and elected, promise to thoroughly
study the needs of all our schools,
and will faithfully and impartially
perform all the duties of this of
fice to the best of my ahiify."
Mrs. Adora Rayne arrived last
week from Nashville, Term,. to
i spend the summer at her home
' here. Mrs, Kayne, who spent most
of the winter in Miami, lias more
recently been visiting her niece.
Mis. Calvin Houghland, in Nash
Registration Hooks Oper
Saturday will mark the openini
of the registration books lor th<
coming primary. The books will In
open at the polling places fron
nine until six o'clock for the nex
A voter ran register at the poll
at these hours, or with the regi
strar al any other time, it was an
nounced b> W. (i Myers. chairmai
of the board of elections.
I'etsons who have previously
registered, and remain in the sarin
precinct where they have register
ed are not reipdred to 1'gister a
gain lor this election.
All persons who have no
registered in the precinct when
they now live must o! neesslt:
register between now attd si;
o'clock on May 15th.
Of Health Center
A resolution favoring the con
str'uction of i new count) healtl
center was passed unanimously b;
the Fairview Community Develop
merit Program organization Mon
day night at Haze I wood School.
Another discussion centered 01
the dumping of garbage on publi
roads in the fairview community
It was agreed that if persons dump
ing the garbagf on the roads wil
(See fairview CM*?I'age fit
15,000 Copies Tourist
Booklets Come Off Press
The new edition of the Haywood
Highlanders booklet has eonie from
the press. This year's booklet Is
the largest ever published, with 32
pages. The 13.000 eoples will b<
>ent throughout the nation. ac
cording to I-. R. DeVous. president
DeVous said that inquiries are
being received at the late of 100
to 123 per week, and each one i?
1 being mailed a copy of the book
One feature of the booklet Ihi
year is that the two renter pn?e
contain a localized map showln
the exact location of every membo
of the association.
This is the third edition of th
annual summer booklet All hav
proven popular, and resulted in
|i t of Interest tn the area, accord
irg io the number*.
* Killed.... 0
(Thl* Information com
pllrd from Records of
|. Stat. Highway Patrol.)