Film To Open
"FrM Here to Eternity," the
Best Picture of the Year, winner
of eiiiiil Academy Awards, comes
to the Strand Theatre on Sunday
for three days. Columbia Pictures'
versioiaJH the best-selling novel by
James Jones, "From Here to Eter->
nity" stars Burt Lancaster, Mont
gomery Clift. Deborah Kerr and,
Academy Award winners as year's
best supporting actor and actress, [
Frank Sinatra and Donna Heed.
Other awards, among the record
total of eight won by the produc
tion, are best director for Fred
/innemann. best screenplay by
Daniel Taradash, best cinema
tography. best film editing and best
A biting story about pre-Pearl!i
Harbor soldiers and their women. |
' From Here to Eternity" was pro
duced by Buddy Adler *j
By MRS RALPH RIDDLE
The Bethel Baptist Church is
having its Vacation Bible School
<1his week AH children are wel
Tommy Owen has returned to I
Camp Lee. V*., after spending 10
da< ? with his family in this eom
Mi-. Perry Russell and baby,'
Frances, have returned home from i
Havwood County Hospital.
Mi* Henry Garner and Mrs. j
Jack McCraeken are representing;
Bethel this week at Wrigbtsv.il le,
Beaeh at a meeting of the chapter.)
Order of Eastern Star. j
Earl AI ford Dies Of
Heart Attack In Ga.
Word was received here this!
morning of Ihe death of Earl Al
lord at his home in Sylvester, '
Georgia. He was stricken with a
h< irt attack last night and died '
short lv afterward.
Mr.'Alford was well-known here.!
haxing heen an annual summer 1
visitor, lie also has a number of
I at Ives here
I uncivil services and burial will '
In i11 Sylvester tomorrow morn-:1
Surviving are one son, Earl A I- I
* ford.7 Jr. of St. Augustine, Fla ;
threp sisters. Mrs. I. H. Mann and
Mrs Kuth Wimpy of Sylvester,
and Mrs. E. K. CJullev of Atlanta:
and two grandchildren.
State K. Of P.
George Williamson, son of the
Rev. and Mrs. Malcolm H. William
son. 104 Walnut St.. was the win
ner of a speaking contest sponsored
by the North Carolina order of
Knights of Pythias at Asheville
As state winner. George will
represent North Carolina in the
Southeastern contest at Spartan
burg. S. C. on June 24. The winner
there will participate in the na
tional meet at Des Moines. Iowa.
George, who was sponsored by
the Canton lodge, Knights of Py
thias. received first prize money of
$25 for this talk on the topic,
"Courteous Motor Manners and
How To Promote Them."
Other contestants at Asheville
were Daniel Wood of Greensboro.
Shirley Holder of Winston-Salem,
and lola Ruth Martin of Ronda.
C. L. Duckett
Dies At 84
Charlie Lee Duekett, 84. died
Tuesday al 7:15 p.m. in his home
at Canton after a lingering illness.
He was a retired carpenter and
a member of the High Street Bap
Funeral services wery held to
day at 3 p.m. in the High Street
Jhe Rev. O. L. Ledford, pastor, 1
the Rev. Bill Knslev. and the Rev
Otto I'arham officiated and bur
ial was in Borf-A-Venture Ceme
Nephews eereffl 'H^iffBbWIi'ertr
Kate Clevenger Duckett; three
sons, G. B. and I. A. of Canton,
Surviving tiie the widow, Mrs.
and (I H. Duckett of Amak. Wash.;
hree daughters, Mrs. May me Duck
ett of Canton. Mrs. Clara Burns
tif Gunnison, Colo,, and Mrs. Ten
nie Wood of the home: nine grand
children, and six great-grandchil
Arrangements were under the
direction of Wells Funeral Home
Atkins To Resume
In New Jersey
Joe Jack Atkins, Assistant Cash
ier of the First National Bank of
Waynesville will return on June
11 to the Graduate School of Bank
ing at Hutgers l^ilversity for his
second summer session. The ses
sion will be held on the Univer
sity's campus in New Brunswick.
N.. J., June 14 through 26.
Mr. Atkins is one of over 1,000
bank officers who will attend the
two-week session of the School,
which is sponsored by the Ameri
can Bankers Association. This stu
dent body?from 43 states, the
District of Columbia. Alaska. Puer
to Kico. and El Salvador?repre
sents a capacity enrolment.
The Graduate School was found
ed in 1935 by the A B A. to pro
vide an opportunity for advanced
study for experienced bankers. The
faculty for the 1954 session, num
bering 58 regular members and 34
special lecturers, consists of out
standing bankers, lawyers, educat
ors. bank supervisors, and govern
ment officials. During the session,
they will cover all phases of bank
ing, economics, law. government,
and related subjects. Four major
subjects are offered by the School
?commercial banking, trusts, in
vestments, and savings manage
ment. Mr. Atkins is majoring in
To qualify for graduation,' Mr.
Atkins must attend three of these
summer sessions at Rutgers. In ad
dition. he must complete two years
of extension study at home and
write a thesis based upon original
research in some phase of finance.
Rites Are Set
For Sunday For
The body of Sergeant Arnold
Lloyd Morgan of Canton, who was
killed in action in Korea, is being
returned to Canton for funeral
services and burial.
The body will arrive Sunday and
wil Ibe taken to the chapel of
Wells Funeral Home.
Sgt. Morgan was also a World
War II veteran.
Graveside services will be held
Sunday ut 3 p.m. in the V. F. W.
Memorial Plot at Bon-A-Ventlire
Cemetery. Members of the Ed
wards-Clark-Mcsser Post No. 5108,
Veterans of Foreign Wars will con
duct military rites and serve as
Surjyving are the stepfather and
mother. Mr and Mrs. Wesley Har
bin of Canton: one brother. Pvt.
Hufus Morgan of the U. S. Army;
two sisters. Mrs. James Garren
and Mrs. Stewart Srnathers of
Also the maternal grandfather,
D. G, Srnathers of Candler, and j
the paternal grandmother. Mrs. I
Thomas Morgan of Candler.
A normal human ear can dis
tinguish about 333.000 different
J. M. Hunter
At Age Of 92
Joe M. Hunter, 92, a retired
farmer of the White Oak section of
Haywood County died yesterday i
in a hospital.
He was the only surviving child
of the late Jackson and Margaret
Surviving are one son, Harrison '
Hunter of Waynesville, HFD 4;
four daughters, Mrs. Charlie G'ald
v.ell of Waynesville RFD 3; Mrs.
Joe Teague of Clyde RFD 2; Mrs.
Pearsan Caldwell of Waynesville
RFD 2; and Mrs. Pink Messer of
Newport News. Va.; 18 grandchil
dren; and 30 great-grandchildren.
He had been a member of the
Pigeon Baptist Church for the past
The body has been taken to the
home of a daughter, Mrs. Pearson
Caldwell, on Waynesville RFD 2.
to await the funeral hour.
Funeral services will be held itj
the Pigeon Baptist Church at 2
The Rev. Forest Ferguson and
the Rev. James Coleman will of
Burial will be in the church
Pallbearers wil Ibe Claude Cad
well, George Smith. Hubert Duck
ett, J. Hugh Caldwell, Frances
Teague* and Wilbirn Teague.
Granddaughters will be flower
Crawford Funeral Home is in
Trip To Canada
S. K Connatser, District Man
ager in Waynesville for the Jeffer
son Standard Life Insurance Com
pany, left Wednesday for Quebec
City, Canada, to attend a company
convention to be heKi at the
Chateau Frontenac. The conven
tion officially opens Monday morn
ing, June 14, and closes Wednes
day, the lfith.
Program for the three-day con
vention includes business sessions,
sightseeing through historic Que
bec. boat trips on the St. Law
rence River, and fishing in the
lakes of Quebec.
The convention will be attended
by Jefferson Standard's sales lead-i
era from over the company's 291
states. District of Columbia, and
Puerto Rico territory, and total
attendance is expected to exceed
Convention speakers include
Howard Hotderness, company
President; D Leo Dolan. Director.
Canadian Government Travel
Bureau. Ottawa. Canada; Kenneth
L. Anderson. Insurance Research
and Review Service. Indianapolis.
Indiana; and John Fisher, Canad
ian Broadcasting Corporation. Tor- ,
onto. Canada. Karl Ljung. Vice
President in Charge of Agency
Operations for the Company, will
preside at all business sessions.
The Quebec Convention climaxes
an 18-month production campaign
which according to company offic
ials resulted in the largest \olume '
of sales of new life insurance of
any similar period in the history -
of the company. Jefferson Stand
ard now lias more than $1 1/4
Billion life Insurance in force.
Connatser lias been a member
of the Applieation-A-Week Club
for 715 consecutive weeks. He is
the first agent west of Shelby to
qualify for the trip.
Mr. and Mrs. Connatser and
NEW SENATOR is Judge Sam J.
Ervvinr of Morganton. His ap
pointment by Governor Umstead
was announced Saturday.
(Photo courtesy Morganton
Wings Of The Wind
LONG GROVE. Iowa <AP> ? A
tornado apparently whisked a dog
several miles through the air, then
put him down unhurt. Basil Hil
ton. Long Grove farmer, said his
shephard dog, "Bob", went to his
bed in the garage. The twister
picked up the garage and carried
it awav. After the storm there was
no sign of Bob. But two hours lat
er he was at the door, frightened
and whining, Hilton said.
For Walking Delegate
HARTFORD, Conn. (API ?
James J. Hughes fell and was in
jured while walking to his job
from a company parking lot. The
Connecticut Supreme Court of Er
rors ruled that he was entitled to
workmen's compensation benefits.
Walking across company property
to and from work, the court said,
can reasonably be considered "an
accident of the employment."
In 1950 three-quarters of the
babies born in the United States
had fathers under 35 years old.
A toad may lay as many as 7,000
eggs at a time.
two daughters expect fp be back
A MUSICAL PROGRAM at the
Bethel Baptist Church at 7:30
p.m. Katurdav and Sunday morn- t
ins at 11 o'clock will feature six
people from the William Jen
nine Bryan University, Dayton,
Tenn., including: Mr. and Mrs.
Allen Jewett (above) and the
Gospel Messengers Ladies Quar
Dies At 80
Mrs. Elizabeth (Lizzy) Bracken
Smathers, 80. died Tuesday in her
home in the Dutch Cove section af
ter a long illness.
She was a native of Transylvania
County, had resided in Haywood
County for 60 years and was a
member of the Morning Star Meth
Surviving are three daughters,
Mrs. Vernette Muse and Mrs. Jack
Medford of Canton and Mrs. Worth
Wells of Hendersonville; three
sons. Quay of Canton. Vaughan of
Asheville and Glenn of Pasadena.
Also two brothers. Hilliard and
Eugene Bracken of Brevard; one
sister, Mrs. Jack Ashworth of
Brevard; 10 grandchildren; and |
Funeral services were held Wed
nesday at 3 p.m. in the Morning
Star Methodist Church.
The Rev. Kenneth Crouse, pas
lor, officiated, assisted by the Rev.
Doyle Miller, and burial was in
the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were Arthur Cody.
George Wilson. Loranzo Smathers,
Tighe Smathers, Lloyd Young and
The first foreign salute to Ameri
can sovereignty was fired in the
Dutch colony of St. Eustatius in
the West Indies in 1776.
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