fc ? The Waynesville Mountaineer
_? Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park Q r ?
h YEAR NO. 53 12 PAGES Associated Press WAYNESV1LLE, N. C., MONDAY AFTERNOON, JULY 5, 1954 $3.50 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
USTRIOUS IRON DUFFERS were
three members of the Crabtree-Iron Duff
lubs last week who were engaged in a project
intlnf community mailboxes red. white, and
Seated are Grover Lee Bradshaw and Hen
ry Long; standing is Oral I,. Yates, Jr. In Iron
Duff, 4-H members have formed intra-club groups
for special projects and closer supervision of
n Duff 4-H Club
ganized In Sub Units
B was, as you might sus
i fine month for brides in
>od County ? with Dan
averefing almost one hit
throachout the month.
trdiBf to Jule Noland,
tr of deeds, 28 licenses
issued at the courthouse
pies bound for the altar.
ege To Aid
ailed ground-plan sketch by |
Agent Wayne L. Franklin !
?ee photographs by a Moun
photographer of the new |
rville Township High School
g were sent to N. C. State
in Raleigh Saturday for,
preparing a landscaping j
r the school's campus,
tndseape specialist. John
who is in charge of the j
College horticulture depart
sdll propare the plans and
nd them here for use by the
d Garden Club of Waynes
beautify the new school's
garden club is now plan
flower show to be held in
to raise money for the1
'..!'. "iii ?
An "experiment" in 4-H Club
work being carried on by the Iron
Duff Club, apparently successful
ly. is the breaking down of the
larger organizations into smaller
groups for closer supervision on
This sub-grouping is being prac- j
ticed by 4-H Clubs throughout the j
country?including those in Texas
and Massachusetts which have
been visited by members of the
Haywood County ? 4-H Exchange
Club. Groups are usually made up ,
of six. eight, or 10 members.
Leaders of the Iron Duff sub
groups, the first in the county, are:
Lower Iron Duff?boys. Charles [
A. Ferguson, and Mrs. Charles A.
Fereguson, and Mrs. Bill Craw
Upper Iron Duff?boys, Ray Mil
ner and Jack Ray; Mrs. Ray Mil
ner and Mrs. Ava Caldwell, girls
Meetings are not scheduled, but
arc held whenever members wish
to assemble. The sub groups are
in addition to. not in place of the
The first project bemg under
taken by the Iron Duff 4-H'ers is
the painting of community mail
boxes in red, white, and blue.
Dr. C. N. Clark Is
In Haywood Hospital
Dr. C. N. Clark was reported to
be showing some improvement this
morning at the Haywood CounU j
Hospital where he was taken yes- J
terday afternoon. Dr. Clark ha:
been ill for several weeks and had
been much better until Saturday
afternoon when he suffered a re
lapse. He is not allowed visitors.
ficial Count In Primary
ry Near Unofficial One
y and warm today with
?d aft crnoon thundershow
Sontti lued hot and humid
rt?Uky the State Test Farm.
Ma*. Mln. Prcc.
.... 92 52 ?
90 57 ?
88 60 .22
The official count in the June
26th primary, reported by the Hay
wood County Board of Klections,
varies only a few votes for each
candidate from the unofficial tally
made ,on election night. The offic
ial and unofficial count tallied ex
actly in the constable's race be
tween A. F. Arrington and Clar
ence "Foxy" Edwards.
In the contest for chairman of
the county commissioners, the of
ficial total Rave Faraday. C. Green
3.944 votes in comparison to 3.936
reported unofficially. Off only
one vote was the 2,25? unofficial
total given for Glenn D. Brown.
His official count was 2,259.
In the house of representatives
race, Jerry Rogers got 3,727 of
ficially and 3,725 unofficially. R.
: E. Sentelle s official total was
I 2.220 In contrast to the 2,215 fig
Mi urc reported unofficially.
Haywood County men were giv
en draft classifications by the
selective Service Board 45 at a
recent meeting. They were.
Class 1-A (available for induc
tion) ? Jameas F. May nor, Roy
William Stafford. J. C. Smith.
James Edward Surrett. Joseph
Charles Leatherwood. Clarence
Lee Kirkpatrick, Billy James
Walls, Jack Deropsey Caldwell,
Ronald Erwin Hall, John Walter
Ray. Ira Lee Fie, William Roy Jen
kins. Cecil Dean Jones. Wiley F.
GoodsOn. Zeb Phillips, Reeves Ed
ward Payne, James Franklin
Thompson. Floyd Loyall Miller,
Jr., Thomas Allen Hunter, Hobert
Trantham, Coy Junior Smith, Mil
ton Russell Burke, Robert Eugene
Class 1-C (inductedi ? Marvin
Daniel Watkina, Jr., D A. Whit
ner. John Robert Terrell, Bobby
Class 1-C (enlisted* ? Jacky
Joe Swanger. James Willard Frady,
lohn Caldwell Calhoun, Roy Lee
Pressley. Raymond Edgar Burgess,
itanley Verlin Turner, Troy Brock
man Steading. Jr.
Class 1-C (reserve) ? Norman
Conley Putnam, Arthur Carroll
.Iargrove. Leonard Howard Smith.
Carter Massic Osborne. Kenneth
larl Medford, Lindy Adelbert Mc
Jowan. Ralph Cope.
Class 1-C (discharged)'? Ernest
lamond Kelly, Charles Robert
Class 1-D (reserve) ? Roger
Class 2-S (deferred student ?
James B. Patton, Jr.
Class 4-F?Carroll Edwin Smith,
Paul Price, Jule Clark, Harden
?lugeno Green, Mack Burnette,
Leonard Roe Phillips, John Lee
Mills, Frank Junior Rhodes, Matt
tansom Green, Edward Lawrence
Phillips, Scott Cagle.
On July 12. the draft board will
iend 37 registrants to Knoxville
,'or pre-induction examinations.
On July 13. the board will send
15 men for induction.
The board will meet again on
the morning of the 13th.
A V-j-mile stretch of the Mt.
Pisgah motor road from Wagon
Koad Gap to Elks Pasture Gap is
qow being graded to permit easier
traveling by tourists and picnick
ers this summer.
Grading of a major portion of
the road was to have been com
pleted Sunday. The entire section
will be finished in about two
Lake Group Is Told
Faith To <
(See Picture, Page 31
Americans must recapture the
"faith of our fathers" if the world
| is to be led to peace, two national
religious leaders emphasized Sun
I day at Independence Day observ
1 ances at Lake Junaluska, the Meth
i odist Church's southeastern sum- j
j mer assembly grounds.
Bishop William C. Martin of
Dallas, Tex., president of the Na- j
j tional Council of Churches, and
i Gen. Charles I. Carpenter of Wash
I ington. D. C.. chief of air force
' chaplains, were the principal speak
"America cannot truly move for
i ward economically, sociologically
and scientifically if our homes,
churches and leaders do not recap-,
ture the dynamic religious faith of
the founders of our nation," Gen.
Carpenter said in his evening ad
| "Today there is too much em
ohasis on personal security, we are i
too interested in trying to impress
each other with the authority of
the individual instead of giving God
; as Supreme Authority a chance to
be seen in our daily lives," the
chief of chaplains said.
He cited George Washington and
t General of the Air Force Hap
: Arnold as two outstanding Ameri
| cans who had "the same dynamic
faith of Abraham of old".
"Washington threw aside safety
and security, and went through the
near disaster of Valley Forge to
win America for all of us," Gen.
Carpenter said. "General Arnold
knew there was more to forging the j
world's greatest' air force in World j
War II than just men and material j
. . he knew that equally important
was the spiritual motivation to car
ry men through."
This responsibility of the mili-.
tary to its personnel is just as
evident today, Gen. Carpenter said,
but he added that "too often today j
the military is called upon to as
(See U.S. Needs?Page 3)
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,4-H Dress Revue
The annual Haywood County 4-H
Club dress revue will be held at I
2 p.m. Wednesday in the REA
building, it has been announced
by Miss Jean Childers, assistant
Entries will be divided into both
junior and senior groups.
The county winner will be eligi
ble to compete in the state dress
revue to be held in Raleigh dur
ing the week of July 19-25.
Inches Of Rain
The three-week dry spell in
Haywood was broken Saturday,
when an inch and a half of rain
fell, accompanied by two elec
The first storm hit about noon,
another later in the afternoon.
SATURDAY FIRE SMALL
Firemen answered a call at Hill
side and Bellvicw Streets Saturday,
during the electrical storm. Slight
damage was done to the papering
in two rooms of a small house,
Chief Felix Stovall said.
He placed the cause on an over
leaded extension cord, which ran
outside the house to a small trail
er. He said the cord probably
shorted out during the heavy rain
i?fv. fnr^r iirvr r.oot n
PAST AND PRESENT HEADS of the Waynes
ville I ion* flub, Wayne Franklin (left), retir
ing president, and Joe Cline (right), new presi
dent, posed with past district governor of Dis
trict 31-A Robert R. Barnes of Candler at an
nual installation ceremonies at ..Mount Valley Inn
Fireworks At 9 Tonight
To Climax Lake Observance
Skyrockets, aerial bombs, and
Roman candles will bring a color- !
ful climax at 9 p.m. toniuht to the
annual Fourth of July observance
at the Lake Junaluska Assembly, j
The fireworks fiesta is being
sponsored at the lake by business
firms of Waynesville. Canton and
Sports activities will start at 10
a.m. with field events for both boys
and girls, to be followed by swim
ming, diving and boating competi
tion from 2 to 4 p.m.
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Prizes will h> awarded the win
ners of an "old time" community
sing at 8 p.m. in the auditorium.
The auditorium program also will
feature a 'kiddie parade" for
little girls and their dolls.
Frank Dorsey, recreation direc
tor at the lake this summer, will
be in charge of the holiday pro
gram. He is principal of the Alex
ander Mills School in Forest City.
Assisting him will be Bill llaire of
Spindale, Duke University minis
terial student and summer director
of religious education at Junalus
ka, and members of their staff.
Aiinougn neanv a week nas
gone by since his injury in an
automobile accident last Monday
night, Monroe Sharp, 19. colored,
of Canton, is still unconscious and
in a critical condition at Haywood
One of Sharp's arms was badly
mangled in the wreck and had to
be amputated at the hospital. He
also suffered head injuries, which
rendered him unconscious.
The accident occurred at 11:40
p.m. last Monday as Sharp was
racing another car southward on
Route 276 near the intersection of
the Test Farm road. The vehicle
swerved into a ditch, traveled for
215 feet and then reentered the
highway where it threw Sharp and
a companion out on the pavement.
Tho companion, David Joseph An
drew Davis, 16, also of Canton,
suffered a broken right hip.
Haywood County's two primar
ies in May and June cost the
county a total of S6.147, it has
been reported by James Kirk
patrick. county auditor.
The first primary on May 29
cost $4,400. and the second
primary on June 26 cost $1,747,
Mr. Kirkpatrick said.
Three separate shootings were
investigated by the sheriff's de
partment Friday. Only one of the
three victims involved suffered
A family quarrel Friday after
noon in the Warren's Cove section
of Thickety community came to a
climax when Burrell Warren, 60,
shot his son, If all Warren. 23,
twice with a .38 pistol. One bullet
entered the youth's stomach and
passed completely through his
body. The other bullet struck his
Warren's condition, at Haywood
County Hospital today was term
ed "satisfactory" by his physician,
Dr. V. H. Duckett of Canton.
The elder Warren was arrested
by sheriff's deputy Gene Howell
and State Patrolman Cpl. Pritch
ard Smith and confined in the
(See Youth Shot?Page 3)
CDP To Chart
i lie nay wood i_tiumy v,ummun
ity Development summer recrea
tion program will be planned at
8 p.m. Tuesday at the courthouse
In a meeting of the recreation
commission, community chairman
The announcement was made by
Wayne L. Franklin, county farm
agent; Bob Tippett, assistant agent,
and R. C. Sheffield, chairman of
The recreation program spon
sored by the CDP includes various
sports and community tours.
E. H. Goold,
The Rev. Edgar Hunt Goold,
well-known and beloved Episcopal
minister, died in the Haywood
County Hospital last night about
9 o'clock. He had filled his pul
pit at Grace Episcopal Church yes
terday mornina and conducted
communion and baptismal ser
vices. He was taken ill about 3
o'clock in the afternoon.
The Rev. Mr. Goold was a native
of Albany, New York and had
been serving the Wayncsville
church for the past six years. He
came here from Raleigh where he
had bee if president of St. Augus
(See K. II. Goold Page 3>
Ground Broken Sunday For
$50,000 Archive Building
(Sec Picture, Page 2)
Ground was broken Sunday at
Lake Junaluska for a new $30,000
building to serve as the official
archive of the Methodist Church
and headquarters for two other
agencies of the church.
Bishop Ivan Lee Holt, St. Louis,
presided at the ceremony, and led
a group of bishops, ministers and
laymen in breaking ground for the
"This new building will house
offices of the World Methodist
Council, and in it will be kept
archives and records of the council
and the Methodist Historical So
cieties," he said.
"Never since the days of John
Wesley( British founder of Metho
dism ? have we had a world fellow
ship of Methodists, and we remem
l>er this day that our founder called
the world his parish . . . the build
ing to be erected here is dedicated
to the tnslt of maslng Methodists
everywhere one people," Bishop
Bishop Holt Is president of the
World Methodist Council. Two
other officers who assisted in the
ceremony are Kdwin L. Jones,
Charlotte, N. 0., treasurer, and Dr.
Elmer T. Clark, Lake Junaluska,
Ktirotary. Jones is also president
of the southeastern Methodist As
sembly at Lake Junaluska.
The council officers said that
three sites are being considered for
the archives and historical center,
to be built of stone and located
m ar Memorial Chapel and Juna
luska Auditorium, i The ground
breaking ceremony was held on
one of the tentative sites, near the
The building is being financed
bv private subscriptions. Work is
expected to start this fall, and Dr.
Clark said it is hoped the structure
can be occupied next summer. The
dedication, he said, probably will
(See Ground Broken?Page 3)
<Oth?*r Pictures, Page 4, Sec. 2)
Joe Cline of Hazelwood was in
stalled as the new president of the
Waynesville Lions Club at cere
monies Thursday nigth at Mount
Valley Inn. He replaces Wayne L.
Franklin, retiring president.
Other officers installed were:
Ernest Edwards, first vice presi
dent; Lester Burgin, Jr., second
I vice president; Dr. J. E. Fender,
I third vice-president; Ray Ellis,
secretary (re-electedi; Glenn W.
Browj. assiaUci- secretary; J. H.
?Howell, treasurer; Joffn _NcsbiU,
: Lion Tamer; M. R, Whisenhunt and
Charles McCuiston, Tail Twisters;
. Roy Pai kman and Herbert Angel.
, directors for two years, and J. B.
| Siler and M. T. Bridges, directors
! for one year.
Principal speaker on the program
was Robert R, Barnes of Candler,
past district governor of District
31-A, who charged the new officers
j-to emphasize the importance of[
| Lionistn to the community as well
I as to the individual.
He also pointed that the Lions)
code of ethics is based on the
religious principles of unselfishness
and the Golden Rule.
Another feature of the program
was the presentation of lapel pins
for perfect attendance to 50 mem
bers by Joe Tate, Jr., past chair
man of the attendance committee.
Goes To Brevard
Rained out a game here Sat
urday afternoon with Ecusta,
liazelwood will journey to Bre
i vard team's field for a game at
3:30 p.m. today.
Previously scheduled as an
j exhibition, the game Instead
will count as a regular Western
North Carolina Industrial League
Junior Rhymer is the likely
starting pitcher for Ilazelwood.
More than 250 Methodist women
of nine southeastern states are ex
pected to register at Lake Juna
luska Tuesday for a nine-dav
School of Missions sponsored by
the Woman's Society of Christian
An orientation meeting for the
delegates?conference and district
WSCS officers? is to be held at
7 p.m. at Lambuth Inn. Study class
es. clinics and workshops will begin
Wednesday and run through July
14. Evening programs, open to the
public, will feature a series of emi
nent platform speakers in Juna
Iuska Auditorium at 8 o'clock.
Mrs. E. U. Robinson. Gallatin,
Tenn., is president of the WSCS
in the Methodist Church's nine
state southeastern jurisdiction. Mrs.
L. L. Jackson of Birmingham, Ala.,
jurisdiction secretary of mission
ary education, Is program chairman
of the school.
Morning classes will study India,
(See 250 Women?Page 3)
The Fourth of July weekend in
Haywood was "quiet and crowded."
Traffic was unusually heavy,
with only three small wrecks re
ported at 10 o'clock today by the
Highway Patrol ? all three wrecks
were on dirt roads, and no one was
injured, the reports showed.
Places catering to tourists were
filled, with "No Vacancy" signs
prevailing throughout the county.
Sheriff Fred Y. Campbell said
"things have been mighty quiet
for a Fourth of July weekend. We
arrested about eight for being
drunk; the Town police about the
same, and the Highway Patrol
Patrolman H. Dayton said traf
fiee up Highway 19 through Mag
gie was "bumper-to-bumper" Sun
day, but moved along smoothly.
He said members of the patrol had
to direct traffic all day at Chero
kee, because of the heavy influx
Patrolman W. R. W'ooten report
ed traffic on Highway 19 from
Lake Junaluska to the Buncombe
line moved satisfactorily, with an
occasional speeder in the group,
but with the pre-arranged plans .
of the patrol on saturating the
highways, speeders were kept to a
Patrolman Dayton investigated
a wreck at Halltop, when Earl
Thomas Smith, 18, went to sleep,
and his car left the dirt road. The
1947 Mercury hit a tree which
kept it from going down a steep
mountainside. Patrolman Dayton
said Smith was not hurt, and the
car was damaged about $300.
Patrolman W'ooten investigated
a sideswipe wreck on Panther
; Creek w hich occurred on a curve
i on a narrow dirt road. About $150
damages were done to both ve
I Patrulman V? F bU ys'/i* tdieuged
! on a wreck (h the Dutch Cove see
! tion, also a dirt road, slight prop
(See Quiet Fourth?Page 3>
Drivers Warned On
I Violations of traffic ordinances
' at Lake Junaluska were warned
,today by Police Chief Everett Mc
! Elroy that offenders are liable to
| prosecution in court.
Chief offenses committed lately,
! Mr. McElroy said, are speeding.
I parking on private (assembly) prop
erty at night, and driving with im
I The chief pointed out that the
| speed limits at Lake Junaluska are
j 10 miles per hour around assembly
j buildings and 20 miles per hour on
' the rest of the lake grounds.
250 Women Expected At
Lake For 9-Day Meeting
Killed . ? ? ? 0
(This Information com
piled from Records of
State Highway Patrol.)