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? LJ= _ WAVXESVII.I.E' N. P.. TIII'KSIHV AFTERNOON. SEPT^T^T" 7*X in and Jacket Cottntte,
S. Approves Its Portion
Funds For Health Center
I L L i: T I N
|M,rgf A. Shufford of
12th District repre
told The Mountaineer
bone Wednesday that |
jl government has ap- |
ir first of four appro
far construction of the
wood County Health
Estimated total cost of
ing is S58.363.50. Of
unt. the federal gov
will furnish $25,679.50.
he asked on the coun
lealth center sometime
it was disclosed today
Francis, chairman of i
ve date to seek bids was ;
;ly for October 8. but
r.ay be changed, it was
g to plans for the health j
wn up by architect Wil- j
Weber of Raleigh, the
ng will have a total of ;
iit.onal appropriation is
by the commissioners,
ii feet may be added to <
health center will in- j'
mbiy room to seat 40 j
laltli officer's office, sec- ;
f ee, sanitarians' office. I
ice. bacteriological lab- !
?ray room, photographic
three treatment rooms. '
room, dental room. .
f clinical records room. .
om janitor's room, and .
tensions, if approved,
made on the assembly .
increase the seating ca
about To -and on the
dental and storage i.
1 the sanitarians' and !.
tion is expected to be- .
1 health center approxi
d weeks after the con
irded. The building will
on property purchased '
Sims, just south of Mr. '
ness place on the Ashe- '
?av between Waynesville j'
I county livestock men | ?
?ad of steers in the sale ,
lav at Asheville. when (
ie was S17.49 per 100 (
"ere were a total of 370 (
leers in the sale, and ]
It ? total of $42,839 19
ibined weight of the \
Id were 245,002 pounds. ,
price for a lot was an ]
$19.60 per hundred- ,
id by Dewey Pless of ,
bought a pen of 22
8'ng in weight from 600
brought at the sale
etter than the prevailing
^e. It was pointed out j
ts were generally satis
County steers at the
estmoreland. R. o. Kel
Snyder, Weaver Kirk
B Hipps. Fred Allison.
Iker. Glenn Palmer, Le
011 Grady Howell. Roy
!i1 C, Ret'd' 3 B James,
p' S" E B- Rickman.
eeves, Sam Ferguson.
^Paeate sale of steers
5 section was conducted
i. North Carolina
ee Agncultural Exten
1 and the North Caro
( cn' of Agriculture
ds an educational fea
p" of the animals graded
>nwy.and warm today
With Ci0U<ly and c?ntin
chanceg of scattered
the State Test Farm:
M". Mln. Free.
M 45 ?
R3 46 __
September Civil Court
Term Dockets 40 Cases
Group To Meet Today
Plans for observance of the
"Aid the Physically Handicap
ped" Week, which is to be held
the first week in October
throughout the nation, will be
made at a meeting of the Hay
wood County "Aid the Handi
capped" Committee at 4 p.m.
today at the Park Commission
Mrs. Edith P. Alley, committee
chairman, will preside at the
Some 500 persons trooped
hrough the telephone company
wilding Wednesday night to see
low a long-distance call goes
inouvh, to listen to the incessant
dicks in the equipment room, to
vetch a cable-splicing demonstrat
ion involving thousands of wires
?and lo eat 75 dozen cookies,
drink uncounted cups of coffee and
lottled drinks, received souvenirs
elephone key-rings, and generally
itake themselves at home in the
immaculate modern building of
.he local exchange.
Last night's open house program
ivill be repeated this evening be
.ween 6:30 and 9:00 o'clock and a
general '.nvitation has been extend
ed to residents of this area and the
surrounding communities. Admis
sion is free.
Attracting particular interest
Wednesday night were two "gad
jets" not, strictly speaking, part
af the telephone set-up. One was
i "voice mirror," which played
bark the visitor's voice to enable
him to hear himself as others hear
liim. <The result was generally
disillusioning.) Another was a
'tic-tac-toe machine" utilizing the
same relays as the telephone sys
tem. A few souls managed to tie
their mechanical adversary, but
everybody learned that "you can't
beat the machine."
No part of the exchange is omit
ted in the tours conducted through
jut the building, and even the
parking lot is used to display three
different types of trucks with their
Hugh Sloan Reported
In Good Condition
Hugh J. Sloan, who underwent
surgery at Bowman Gray Hospital
in Winston-Salem Monday morn
ing. is reported to be progressing
nicely. Mrs. Sloan expects to go to
Winston tomorrow to spend the
About forty cases are listed on
the pre-trial calendar for the Sep
tember term of .Superior Court
which opens Septembe 20 The 1
Hon. Walter E. Johnston. Jr.. will
be providing judge.
fs'ine cases, on the motion docket,
will be heard Monday in the
Judge's chambers. They are Roll
man vs. Presnell; Rollins vs Hol
' litis; William Swanger by next
friend Robert Swanger vy A.she
vi.lle Oil Co ; Robert S. Swanger.
Adm. Martha Swanger vs. Ashe
ville Oil Co ; Robert S. Swanger.
Adm.*Rachel 11. Swanger vs Ashe
I ville Oil Col: Taylor vs. Hill; A.
T, Ward. Adm's vs. O'Connor;
Bruce B Brown et ux. vs. SHl'W'C.
Scheduled on the trial docket for
Monday, September 20, are Hud
son vs. So. Dairies & D. L. Vaughn
'two cases!; Greer vs. Silverman,
trading as Silverman Co.: and
Broyles vs. Beadles.
Cases docketed for Tuesday are
Jenkins vs. Wrought Iron Range
Co.; Fish vs. Wrought Iron Range
Co.; Limbo vs. Wrought Iron Range
Co.: Allison vs. Ferguson. Forga
Wednesday ? Caldwell vs. Win
field; Gibson vs. Constance; How-(
ell vs. Moody, Medford &- Med
Thursday ? Holbrook vs. J. H.;
Howell, Adm'r Dollie Ferguson: |
Roveano vs. Railway Express Aen-:
cy. Inc.; Morris Transit Mix Con
Crete Co. vs. T. Hunter Worsham.
Friday?.John a. Scott and wife,
Macie Scott vs. George K. Worley;
Forga vs. Forga; Morris Jenkins vs.
Theodore Shipman; Worley vs.
Scott; Ruth Kellev vs. a/t. Ward,
Adm'r of David Underwood, Jr.
The second week of the calen
dar opens Monday. September 27
with the following cases; Gran
ville Mull vs. A. T. Ward, Adm'r,
i of David Underwood. Jr.; A. T j
Ward, Adm'r of David Underwood
Jr., vs. R R. Jeter and wife
Blanche Jeter; Gentry vs. Gentry.
Tuesday?A. T. Ward. Adm'r of
David Underwood, Jr., vs. Lee
(See Civil Court?Page G)
Main Street P
For $290 Per
Mr. -and Mrs. Charlie Woodard
bought an 80-foot lot on Main
Street at auction Wednesday morn-!
ing. for $290 per foot. The lot ad- ;
j joins the Dunham House and the J
Waynesville Motor Sales Company, j
The Woodards bought the lot,
j from the First Baptist Church, who
1 had purchased it about two years j
ago to use as a parking lot.
The church in- turn, bought a J
09-loot lot where the Dunham
i House stands, and will convert it
into a parking lot. which will ad
join the church property.
W. A. Bradley bought the Dun
i ham House, for $1,000 and was
given six months in which to clear
! il from the lot. The furniture of
Named To Head
George BisehotT. Hazelw ood fire
chief, was elected president of the
Western North Carolina Firemen's
Association at an associational
meeting last night at Tryon. Last
year he hi Id the post of vice-pros-,
Approximately 150 firemen from
about a dozen Western North Car
olina counties at'neded the meet
ing which included a fish fry at
Harmon Field and a business ses
sion in the high school auditorium.
Accompanying Mr. BischofT to
the Tryon meeting were other Hay.-,
el wood firemen, including I)r Hub
ert Turner, James Wright, Wilburn
Wright. Melvin Underwood. Jack
McClure. Charlie Balentme. Ru
dolph Cat swell. Bob Pitts, and Hoy
WayiiesviMe firemen at the ifieet-j
ing were: Felix Slovall fire chief;
Henry Clayton, Robert Chafiin. Paul j
Warren, Bill Frady , Freddy Shoe-1
ban, and Bob yarbotouglt.
From Clyde were Larry Cagle,;
fire Chief; W, A, Haliburlon. Troy
Stanley, Lemuel Maekey. I lw in
Jackson, Glenn Allen. Lester Ward.;
Charles Lanning James Newman,'
Joe Killian. Fred Medlord. and i
J B Martin
Dr. Clark Improving
In Asheville Hospital
Dr. C. N" Clark, who was tak
en to Memorial Mission Hospital J
last week for treatment, is report- ;
ed to be showing improvement. Dr
Clark. Methodist minister, lives
at Lake Junaluska.
the Dunham House will be sold
At the W A: Davis auction on i
Ilvder Mountain his 29 acres sold
for $3,500. This tract was bought >
by Wilson and James Kirkpatrick. j
whose home adjoins the Davis
The last sale of the day. that of j
J. L, Walker tracts oh Crabtree. J
brought ?? total of $9,90(1. bid in by j
Frank Brown and Mrs. Glenn 1
This made a total for the Davis
and Walker sales of $ 13.4(H). which,
added to the sale of the Waynes
ville town lot. made a grand total
West and Gosset had charge of
$200,000 Expansion Of
Lambuth Inn Starts Soon
Construction is to begin within i
40 days, on enlarging and modern-!
i/ing Lambuth Inn at Lake Juna-i
luska. The project will cost about
$200.00(1. James VV. Fowler. Jr..
superintendent told The Moun- (
A new wing will be built on the
back of the present building, which
will provide 40 aditional bed
nooms. This new wing will be con
nected with the main building by a '
court, and will provide a view of
the Lake from every room
Besides the additional bed rooms
lour new classes and a chapel will
be included in the new plans .
The present lobby will be enlarg
ed. and the kitchen and dining
loom will also be modernized .
The new structure will be ready
for the opening of the 1955 season J
next June. Superintendent Fowler
The steam heat system will be
extended into all of the new rooms
as well as the sprinkler system.
This is one of several major
projects set for this fall and winter
id Lake Junaluska.
Workmen are about ready to be
gin work on the Paul B. Kern
Youth Center, as well as the Arch- .
ives building. 1
Lambeth Inn is the large white j
hotel near the cross.
Nathan F. Kathoonr, 45, a native I
ot Haywood County, died this
morning at 7 o'clock in an Ashe
ville hospital as a result of a gun- !
shot wound in the temple. !<
Buncombe County Coroner Dr. i
P R, Terry, who investigated stat- I
cd that the wound was self-inflicted '
and that no further inquest would
be held. Kathbune had been in the
hospital about an hour before ho 1
A resident of the Candler sec- 1
tion since 1944. Kathbune was em
ployed as a pipe fitter at American
Enka Corporation. He was a mem
ber of the Fines Creek Memorial;
Surviving are the wife. Mrs.
Kathleen Arlington Kathbone; two
sons. Carlton and Marvin Kathbone
of the home, the parents, Mr. and'
Mrs Ausble Kathbone of Waynes- j
ville, Route 1; two brothers. Fur
man and Alonzo Kathbone ol
Waynesville, Route 1
Funeral arrangements, under ;
the direction of Garrett Funeral !
Home, are incomplete.
Receipts from the Jaycees
square dances?held each Satur
day night throughout the year at
the Armory and oil Wednesdays
during the summer on the court
house parking lot?have provided
financing for a number of special
club projects within recent months
according to Dwlght L. Beaty, Jay
The square dances have helped
1. The expense of entertaining
visitors from Berkshire County.
Mass. in August by the Haywood
County 4-H Exchange Club.
2. Establishment of college
(See Jaycees?Pa*r 6>
WITHIN 40 days, work will begin on the addition
of 40 bedrooms to l.ambuth Inn at I ,.i k r Junalus
ka. and other modernization plans, at a cost of
$200,000. Thr construction will be completed for
the new units to be used next season.
Annual Pigeon Valley Community Fair
To Open Next Week At Bethel School
Transmission linos from the base
cf the antenna atop Mt. I'isgah into
the huild-ni? housing the transmit
ter of Station WLOS-TV were be
ing run this afternoon as The
Mountaineer went to press Don
liunnicutt. engineer in charge, said
that installation of the antenna it
self was completed this morning,
and thai hooking up the lines and
testing tor picture and sound qual
itj was all that remained to be
done before the station could go
on the air.
The t"st pattern, he said, is
scheduled to go out tomorrow, but
may possibly be on the air late this
The station is slated to present
regularly scheduled programs be
The annual Pigeon Valley Com
munity Fair, to be held next week
from Wednesday through Satur- "*
day. will have a brand new home ,
this year the impressive, just
opened Kethel cafeteria.
Kxhihi's will be placed there all
day Wednesday from 8 a.m. until |
The program of events will oi>en I
on Thursday with an all-day pro- .
gram. A talent contest, beauty
contest, and cake walks are slated
al 8 p.m. that night.
A livestock show will be held in
an outside pavilion at 10 a.m. Fri
day and a pet show wilt be con
! ducted al 1 pin. lhat day. Kxhib
ii< will also be judged that day.
Saturday morning will be de- |
voted to Community Development
program activities A special ad-1
ded attraction will be a horse show ,
on the playgrounds, with Carl I
Green in charge.
All exhibits in the fair will be
hi display until noon Saturday.
Fair officials say this year's Pig
eon Valley extravaganza will be
(See Fair?Page ?)
The directors of the Chamber of
Commerce took under considera
non Tuesday night, the proposal
if employing a full-time director
af promotion for the organization.
President John Johnson, said he
felt the work, of the organization
would never attain its fullest po
tentials until a full-time person
is emploved for the promotion of
projects, which are needed
No definite action was taken, al
though officers are conferring
with other Chambers of Commerce
nn the inauguration of such a
The directors went on record as
opposing the early opening date of
school. "This defeats the very idea
which we are spending so much
money in trying to get the season
lengthened," James L. Kilpatrick
James W, Fowler. Jr.. superin
tendent of Lake Junaluska. pointed
to the hardship eases of where
students were employed on sum
mer jobs, and these students had
to return to school before the of
ficial end of the season.
President Johnson named as a
committee to confer with the
schoolmasters club, in an effort to
work out a later opening date for
next year: James W. Fowler. Jr.,
Dr. Boyd Owen, James L. Kilpat
rick. and H. P. MeCarroll.
Charles Hay, a director of the
Carolina Motor Club, was author
ized to invite the Club's board of
directors to meet here next fall.
The group is meeting this weekend
in Charleston. There are 30 to 40
who attend the fall meetings, Mr.
President Johnson named James
\V Fowler. James Kilpatrick and
Charles Ray on a committee to
n.akc a revised and up-to-date re
port on tourist and recreational
facilities here, as part of a survey
being conducted by TV A.
Contractors From Four
States To Meet Here
19 To Knoxville
To Enter Army
Nineteen Haywood County men
left here this week for Knoxville *
for induetion into the armed forces.
Richard Radford Guy Rt. 2
James David MeJunkin- Rt. 1
Ernest Wayne I'ressley ? - 27
Hampton St., Canton;
Luther Wallace Shaw Waynes
Robert Eugene Fore - lit. 3.
Kenneth Alvin Jones Rt. 2
Robert Crafio Spurling. Jr. 00
l'isfiah Drive. Canton;
(See llaywood Sends?Pane 4t
Between (it) and 70 officers and
directors of Roofing and Sheet I
Metal Contractors of four state !
associations, will meet here Fri- j
day for a two-day session
The session will get under way ;
Friday afternoon with registration ,
at the Piedmont Hotel, where the I
sessions will he held. On Friday i
evening the group will stage a
banquet at the Country Club.
John Johnson, Waynesville, a
director of the Carolinas Associa-!
tion, issued the invitation to the I
group to meet here.
Officers of the Carolinas group,
together with those of Georgia and .
Florida make uo the four-state j
conference meeting here.
H J. Barnes, of Charlotte, presi
dent of the Cafolinas group, will j
preside at all sessions.
! Rhett Martin, vice-president of j
the Carolina* group, will be in
charge of the pre-convenlion de
A feature of the Saturday morn
i ig sessi ill will he an address by j
Dee Cramer, of Flint. Mich , preal-1
dent of the Sheet Metal Contract
ors National Association, and also
an addres by Walter Simon, of St.
Louis, President ot the National
Hoofing Contractors Association.
Their addresses will be followed by
discussions of common problems
Special committees from all four
states are preparing items to be
(See Contractors?Page 6)
(i.O.P. COMMITTEE TO MEET
The Haywood County Republi
can Executive Committee will meet
at 7:30 Tuesday in the Canton
Town Hall. U has been announced
by Elmer "Red" Miller of Canton,
Clyde btarts Construction
On Its New Fire House
Construction of a new cinder
block fire house at Clyde started
Wednesday and is. expected io be
completed in about two weeks, ac
cording to Fire Chief Larry II.
Being built on (he site of tile old
structure, adjoining the Clyde town
hall, the new building will be a
one-story structure measuring 24
by 24 feet. At some time in the fu
ture. brick will be placed over the
The lower portion of the build
ing will be wood, the upper per
tion glass?with a cement floor and
a shingle roof. Sliding doors also
will be installed.
The new fire house will have a
siren on a 30-foot pole which can
be heard for three or four miles,'
Chief Cagle said.
The Osborne Lumber Co. of Can
ion has the contract for the con-1
structien of the building, which is
eypected to cost about $3,000.
The Clyde Fire Department's
fire engine is now having a 300
gallon tank installed by the Cham
pion Paper and Fibre Company.
Killed . . . 2 , k||
(This Information com
piled from Rccorda of
State Hifkway Patrol.)
A CONGRESSIONAL HANDSHAKE b *lven
Kiwanis president Hyp Sheptowitch (left) by Rep.
Georfe A. Shuford of Asheville at a Kiwanis
Club mcrtinc Tuesday nbht where the 10th DIs
Irlct representative spoke on the work of the I'.S.
Congress. Looking on at right In Oral I/. Vain,
who arranged for Mr. ?huford to appear here.