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H-LE. N. i-.. THURSDAY AFTERNOON. NOV. 18. 1951 * T, , D~ ' _ "CI
1,1 Advance In Haywood and Jackiiqn Comities"
?s IN THE FAMILY?H. F. Francis, and his
Brandsons, Jimmy Francis, and Tommy Mead
HBI uf Francis Cove, won top places in the 8th
annual tobacco harvest festival here.
(Six other Festival pictures in this issue i
f AnnM Haywood Tobacco Festival
loves One of Most Successful In Years
hants here set Christmas
tours Monday night, and
ted details for the street
for the season,
same lights will he used
ar. fastened to the 22 steel
on Main Street by special
ngements are also being
ted by the merchants for
Claus to visit here, and dis
1 samples of candy to the
tn. The date of his arrival
t announced later.
stores will remain open
its on Friday, December 10
1 and also on the evenings
dnesday and Thursday, De
r 22 and 23.
h now until Christmas, all
will remain open on Wed
' afternoons instead of clos
By stoics arc already putting
ntmu decorations, arrang
?fk of holiday goods on the
W of the merchants are begin
?Srlier this year in their pre
?>ns tor the holiday season.
I committee in charge of the
?hours was: Bill Cobb. Mye
BfaUch and Francis Massie.
I hiM s is IX
R Sam Jones underwent surg
? lv WMk at Kast Tennessee
P Hospital m Knoxville, Ten
P Wit) her in Knoxvillc arc
pihtcr, Mrs. Don llunni
?md her -.un. Sam Jones, who
t " ed with the U. S. Na\y at
?o Naval Air Base
w ?' is owner and operator
y* Towne House.
( Weather Partly i loudy
?fin IvciiiiHiiK rather windy
alt'niM.n. Friday, partly
V and cooler.
'''??I Wa\nes\ilh* temperature
'ported by the State Test
Ma*. Mill. I*r.
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One of the most successful To-;
bacco and Home Demonstration Fx
hibitions in the past several years ,
was concluded at the armory last j
night where 27 home arts projects [
were displayed together with some
of the county's finest burlev tobac- '
Already plans have been discuss
ed for the 1955 Tobacco Festival.
; High point of the entire event
! was the annual program in the j
; courtroom Tuesday night where the
"revived" beauty contest was con
| ducted and a number of achieve-1
ment awards were presented.
; Winner of $250 and first place in
the Community Development Pro
gram contest, as announced by
Jonathan H. Woody, was West
Pigeon Community. Other top com- j
j Upper Crablree, $225; Thiekety,
$225; Iron Duff, $150. and South
Crowned 1954 Tobacco Queen
was Miss Lorraine Sanfofd of Up
> per Crabtree. a student at Crab
tree-iron Duff High School. Oth
i'er queen candidates were Barbara
Ratcliflfe of Ratcliffe Cove, Sarah
| Jane Burrell of Thiekety. Patsy Da
vis of White Oak. Bobbie Jean
Crawford of Iron Duff, Geraldine
Layman of Cruso. Janette Sheffield.
; West Pigeon. Jean Jackson of,
! (See Tobacco Festival?Page 2)
Alumni To Hear
Dean Henry L. Kamphoefner of
j the School of Design at North
Carolina State College will be the
principal speaker at a meeting of
: N. C. State alumni at (j:30 p.m.
! Monday at Spaldon's Restaurant,
j Holder of the Bachelor of Sei
! ence in Architecture degree from
| the University of Illinois and the
' Master of Architecture degree from
j Columbia University. Dean Kamp-1
( hoefner became head of the State j
College School of Design in
' 1948. He formerly w as acting di-1
rector of the University of Okla
homa School of Architecture.
He is a member of the American
Institute of Architects and served
j that organization for a time as
I member of the National Commit
tee on Education, lie is a member J
of the Editorial Advisory Board of
| College and University Business
| magazine. He is co-author of two
; books. "Cities and Abnormal" and
"Churches and Temples" recently
I published soon by Rcinhcld I'ub
! lishing Co. of New York.
Also scheduled at the meeting
j Monday night are a reorganiza
lion of the alumni group and elec
| lion of officers. Glenn Palmer. Jr.. j
I is in charge of arrangements tut
1 the event.
Three local firms were awarded
contracts for major constructions
during the past few days.
An Associated Press report from
Italeigh. quoted the N. C. Budget
Bureau that W. C- Norris Company,
of Waynesville, has been awarded
the contract for building a sewage
disposal plant at Cullowhee for
Western Carolina College. The
bid was SI50.290 Martin Elec
tric Company was awarded the el
ectric contract, with a bid of $1.*
The congregation of the First
Baptist Church of Brevard, award
ed a contract to Jerry Liner. Lake
Junaiuska. for more than S150.00C
for tile construction of a new sanc
Ground for the church was brok
en in services on Sunday morning.
ClOT TIIT CASH?Thf?f community chairmen
accepted the ruth awards Tuesday night for their
communities in the annual CI>P county awards.
I .eft to right, seated: J. II. Clark, Thickety, I2?S;
Lyman Reed. West Pigeon. *150, Hrack James,
Cpper Crahtrco $225: and ntandinr? lark Ray.
Iron l?u(T. SI 50. I.lnvd Judirr. of South Clyde also
received $150 for his community, hut left before
the picture ??? made.
< Mountaineer I'boto).
First National Bank Expanding Facilities As
Construction Gets Under Way On Drive-In Unit
Criminal Court Convenes
Monday; 325 Cases On
Current Docket For Trial
Hundreds of ducks landed on
l ake Junaluska Tuesday after
noon. Some remained for sev
eral hours, and then took olT in
great haste, as a truck backfired
on Highway 19. and scared thein
into the air.
The Hock of several hundred
flew from the island and the
shallow water of the narrows,
over the cross and headed to
ward Waterville l.ake.
A score or more, larger ducks,
remained at .lunaluska. and paid
no heed to their hying brethren
I'hotographers on shore tried
in vain to get a picture. Between
the dense fog. and the swift
fowls, and the drizzle of rain,
the cameramen gave up. saying:
"this is only fit weather for
ducks to he out."
Haywood County burley tobacco
< producers may now pick up mar
keting cards at the ASC office. The
1954-55 markets will open on No
vember 30, so it is advised that
farmers come in now and call for
1 This year, about 86.0 acres of
excess tobacco were produced in
Haywood Countv. The ASC office
urgently requested the cooper*-!
tion of all producers in seeing that
this excess tobacco is properly
Excess tobacco which is sold on
a white card may affect the allot
ment of all producers in the coun
ty. Therefore, anyone aware of any
irregularity in marketing excess
i tobacco is requested to report sueh
action to the ASC office.
W.N.C. Men Appear At
Hearing In Washington
Oral L. Yates, field represents
; tive for the North Carolina Farm
Bureau Federation, was in Wash
i ington, I). C. this week where he
appeared before the Tobacco Board
of the U. S. Department of Agri
| culture on Tuesday in behalf of
hurley tobacco allotments.
Appearing before the board with
Mr. Yates were Hcrshel Rogers who
represented Haywood County, Kad
er Ponder from Madison. C. E.
Docker)' from Buncombe, and Den
ver Church from Watauga County.
The November term of Superior
Court will convene here Monday
morning with Judge Waiter T.
Johnston. Jr. ot Winston-Salem
presiding. A total ot 1)25 cases ?
mstlj involving traffic violations ?
are listed on the docket. Of that
number. 172 are new.
Among maidr cases to he heard
are a charge of murder against
Joyce .Mann, 51, accused of the
fatal shooting of Jack Case, 20. on
the old Ashevtlle road east of
Canton last August I 1. and a count
of shooting against Hurl Warren.
Route 2. Clyde, charged with ser
ious!} wounding his son. Hall War
ren. at their home in the Thlckoty
Both Mann and Case lived oil
t he old AsheviMe Road east of j
Canton Case was shot, officers I
said, following a eontroversv with j
Maun, and died the next uight in
the Ha\wood County hospital, lie
was allegedly shot with a '22 I
calibre rifle, the bullet entering :
the lower part of the throat above
tin- collar bone.
Mann was given a preliminary
hearing before Justice of the
Peace J J. Ferguson and released
nil a $2,500 bond on the instruc
tions of Solicitor Thad Bryson.
Foreman of the grand jury is
Memliers of the jury are:
Hugh Moody, Ivy Hill: Charles
K. Trull. Fast Fi k: Cecil Hobinson,
Deaverdam; G. I! Putnam. Pigeon
Edward Fumess. Heaverdam: G. E.
Green. Fines Creek: James Arring
' ton, Wavnesville: Alton B. Watts,
i Be averdam. Hill Matney. Waynes
| ville: E. S Del ridge. Wavnesville:
J II Nixon, Heaverdam: Carl lien
line, Clyde; Fester I.. Smathers,
'Heaverdam: Hardy C. Sanford.
Beaverdam. George Hanger, Beav
(Scc Court?Page 61
Approximately 100 deer have
been killed in I'isgah Forest in
the four davs that the season has
been under way. according to
Ted Seelev. I'. S. forest ranger.
Some 600 hunters were in the
area today, but rains kept their
numbers dnKii and lert a num
ber of vacancies for the hunts.
Wednesday 12 deer were kill
ed in the North Mills River sec
tion, while six more were bag
ged in the Davidson area.
The best hunting of all has
been reported in the Rich Moun
NEW FESTIVAL QUEEN Bets a crown from the 1953 queen, Mrs.
I had Medford. Miss Lorraine Sanford. of Crabtree. is receiving the
crown in the closing phase of the 1954 program at the court
house. (Mountaineer Photo).
WTHS Orchestra Invited
To Play In New Orleans;
Short $1,000 For Travel
When the American Red Cros*
Itloodmobile comes to the First
Methodist Church, Friday, a
total of 125 pints of blood will
lie sought to replenish the area's
depleted blood bank.
The Bloodmobile will be in op
eration at the church from II
a.m. until 5 p.m. ,
The Waynesvllle Jaycres will
sponsor the visit, and the Gray
l.adies will assist in the opera
"It is possible to build the
Christmas Savings Club to $75,000
within the next three years,"
Jonathan Woody, president of the
First National Hank told members
of the Merchants Association here
The hanker was discussing the
potentials of the new savings plan
inaugurated last year at the bank. I
and tho checks for $20,000 were
mailed this week, to those who
began making a deposit weekly j
fifty weeks ago.
The merchants were told that a
deposit can be made in nine sec
onds, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Sums from 50 cents weekly to $5
weekly can be deposited in the
The new Christmas Club opetvs
the 27th of this month, and indi
cations are that far more than the
225 of the current plan will par-4
A number of Haywood countians 1
are expected to attend the 19th j
annua) meeting of the North Caro
lina Farm Bureau Federation,
from Sunday through Wednesday
The convention starts at 2 p.m.
Sunday with registration at the
George Vanderbilt Hotel. A vesper
service and reception will follow
later In the day.
Business sessions, conferences,
and election of officers will start
on Monday at Asheville City Audi
1 The acceptance of an invitation
by, the 50-piece Wi lis orchestra
to plav before a national group of
musicians in New Orleans hung
in the balance today.
The orchestra has been invited
to play next March before the
Southern Music Educators Nation
al Conference. The group is made
up of college arid public school
Upon receipt of the invitation,
Charles Isley, director of music at
the high school, conducted a sur
vey of the parents of members of
i the orchestra. ai^J found that the
parents would pay for board and
I meals of the orchestra members
! for the 7-day trip
The budget of the music depart
ment cannot afford $1,000 to cov
er transportation costs, he said.
"Our only hope of accepting (tie
invitation is for interested per
sons to contribute that sum. We
| will not make a personal canvass,
nor will we be in a position to
contact a single person for a do
nation. Those Interested will please
I contact us." Isley explained.
lie explained that no solicitation
of funds would be made, and for
that reason, he nor any one con
nected with the department would
he in a position to make personal
The orchestra is now in its
third year, and is the only high
school orchestra west of Charlotte.
Plans were to use a 41-passeng
er bus. two cars and a truck to
make the trip. Conservative esti
mates are that the $1,000 would
cover the cost of all four vehicles
for the 700-mile journey.
Dr. J. L. Reeves
Dr. J. L. Reeves and Mrs. Vir
ginia H Hampton <>t Canton have
just returned from Kagleville,
Tenn, where tho> purchased from
F. E. Crosslin & Son a champion
Hereford bull, Gatesford Victor
Domino 2dlh. first in class and Re
serve Champion ' at the 1954
American Roval. first in class at)
the 1954 Southeastern National,
first in class and Champion in
open competition at the recent
Tennessee State Fair, and first in
class at the National Foiled Here-J
ford Association, t Columbus, Ohio.|
Dr. Reeves and Mrs. Hampton
hope to make Rood progress In;
beef cattle in Haywood County.
This hull Is to be shown In Fort
Worth, Texas on February 1st at1
the Southwestern Exposlliuu ami |
Fat Slock Show.
Within about sixty days, the
First National Bank will ofTVr ser
vice from three sides?the left, the
right, and inside.
Workmen aic now demolishing
the former Dixie Home Super
Murket. adjoining the Bank, mak
ing way for drive-in deposit facili
ties of the bank, and an expanded
installment loan department, plus
additional parking space for custo
mers while banking.
The First National has taken a
long-term lease on the 58-foot
Main Street lot, and on it will
build a 20-foot building the full
length of the bank building. This
will be used for the new drive-in
.service. The remainder of the lot.
besides the drive lane, will be
converted into a customer's park
ing. All of this is being done in
order to furnish every known bank
ing service to its many customers.
Depositors in cars will enter the
drive-in lane from Depot Street,
drive to a window, make their de
posit without getting out of tin-h
ears and then leave the bank park
ing lot by Main Street.
Jonathan Woody, president, said
that plans arc to push the work to
completion, and hopes to have it
ready within sixty days.
Several months ago the bank
. opened an outside service window.
: which remains open until four
o'clock five days a week. Regular
banking service is given at the
window, and is proving popular.
Special equipment, including
bullet-proof glass for the drive-ir.
department was purchased some
time ago, and will be ready for
installation by the time the addi
tional building is completed
Woody said the First National
Bank would be the first in this area
to offer four types of banking ser
vice: regular inside window ser
vice. the outside window service
after regular (ranking hours, night
"depository, and the new drive-in
Two years ago next month the
bank observed its 50th anniversarx.
The Waynesville Tuberculosis
; Committee's annual "folding par
ty" to put Christmas seals into en
1 velopes will be held at the court -
huse at 7:30 p.m. Friday, accord
ing to Mrs. R. R. Campbell who i
in charge of the seal asles.
A business session of the TH
j committee at 7 p.m. will precede
the "folding party."
, On Wednesday typing student.
of Mrs. Ethel Sloan at Waynesville
High started addressing envelope.
to be used in the campaign t<
raise money to help those afflictcii
Representatives of church am
civic groups have been asked tr
send volunteers to the courthous<
Friday night to assist committee
Set At Rock Hill ?
A Thanksgiving Harvest Kesti
val will be held at Rock Hil
School at 7:30 p.m. Monday, it ha.
A country store, fish pond, cak?
walk, and candy sale will be hd<
?with proceeds to benefit tin
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