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te Officials To Make
nal Protest On Toll
tec. McKay Tuesday
XVM. MKDFORD has
?d to one of the Sen
important posts, and
> w ill Hy to Washing
Governor Hodges to
?il protest on proposed
iam Medford of Hay
telieves that no county
more than ono Sen
fad the nine-member >
amission to make a
ident Luther Barnhardt >
[fission was created by !
i introduced early ill !
Hythe of Mecklenburg,
Guilford would stand
nator if the Senatorial
re realigned according
n changes shown by the ;
the study commission
Iy one Senator from
?aid lie considers the
to be representative
aude Currie of Durliani
the larger counties,
t and Guilford, the two
i' interested counties,
Medford and Currie, !
ippointed Sens. Klton
'ascmolank, C. V. Hen- :
Iredell, Carl Hicks of 1
ev Jones ol' Surry, i
Ro\ nolds of Ruthcr- .
riiomas of Union and
of Brunswick. Of
?tt. Reynolds, | Thomas
arc serving their first
said his appointment
surprise to him. He
voted for the constp
intent, defeated at the
Medford?Page 6) '
Governor Luther Hodges will
lead a small group of Tar Heels to
see Secretary of Interior Douglas
McKay Tuesday, in a formal pro
test against the proposed toll on
the Blue Kidge Parkway, Senator
William Medford of Waynesviile
will be with the .governor, along
with Rep. Kelly Bennett, and Hugh
i Morton, chairman of the state ad
Senator Medford here for the
weekend sai dthe plans of present
ing the protest had been arranged
by the Governor, and if the Secre
| tary of Interior refuses to rescind
! his order for the May first toll.
| then the protest will be carried on
j to the President.
Senator Medford lias been in
! several conferences with the Gov
j ernor on the Parkway toll, as well
? as other state matttrs, and said the
! program is to "carry this thing to
| the end and stop the proposed toll
Numerous groups here have
passed resolutions protesting the
! proposed toll, and have forwarded
their sentiments to Governor
Hodges to use in presenting the
state protest to Secretary McKay.
The North Carolina Congression
i al delegation will meet Governor
Hodges and others in Washington
Tuesday in assisting to formally
present the protest to the Interior
Dies From Burns
Mrs. Edna Fish Phillips, 82. died
Sunday afternoon in the Haywood
County Hospital frori burns she
suffered Sunday morning when her
clothing caught fire at her home.
Canton. Route 3.
Dr. Thomas Stringfield, attend
?)}'_ .;-v ? Phiiups
was badly burned when she was
brought to the hospital about 9 a.m
He said she apparently got too
close to a fire in the honuf and
her clothing became ignited.
Funeral services will be held at
11 a.m. Tuesday at Bethel Meth
odist Church. The Rev. L. B. j
George and the Rev. Thomas Er
jvin will officiate. Burial will be in
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Led
better, llillard, Boyd. Clarence, I
Herman and Ruble Phillips.
Granddaughters will be flower
The body has been taken to the
(See Mrs. Phillips?Page 6)
To Visit Canton
The Bloodmobile from the
American Bed Cross Regional j
Blood Center in Asheville will visit i
Canton Wednesday under sponsor-:
ship of the Canton Civitan Club, j
The mobile unit will again set
up at the Champion YMCA, where
the Canton Red Cross Gray Ladies (
will assist in the operations.
It. M. Murphy. Civitan president
at Canton, is general chairman for
the Bloodniobile's visit.
p Made For Enlarging
[ting Program In WNC
heard praises heaped
vr| members, and plans
enlarging the scope
?> Scouts in the area,
led to Forest Gardner,
the Daniel Boone
' Stouter since 1918.
cloudiness, Cold with
t and snow flurries to
partly cloudy and a
>iled by the Slate Test
Max, Win, Pr.
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said the Daniel Boone Council was
one of the finest in the nation, and
that further development was
The Scout leader praised Ben
Colkilt for his interest and leader
ship in the establishment and cre
ation of the camp on East Fork, |
and for the part Jonathan Woody
had played in the further develop
ment of the camp, while M. H.1
Bowles had been active for many
years in the execution of the
Scout program in Western North
Gardner said Scouting was a
system of education, and based on
a boy's psychology, featuring ad- ji
venture, as well a? physical train- i
"Scouting is a way of life," the
president of the area said, "and
men could have no fllner code of;
living than the Scout laws." as they
reflect the better principles of liv
lie pointed out that Scouting can
There are 3,200 boys in the Dan
iel Boone area, and the adminis
trative cost per Scout is far below
the national average, he said.
L. Y. Biggerstaff. district trus
tee, also of Hendersonvllle. attend- '
ed the meeting, with M. H. Bowles
in charge of the proemm
On Soco Rd.
Two accidents ? one at the
entrance to the Soco Road and one
on the highway itself ? were re
ported by the Slate Highway Patrol
during the weekend.
At 6 p.m. Friday, a 1950 Ford
driven by Walter R. Austin. Route
li. Asheville. entering 19-A and 23
from the Soco Road near Lake .Jun
aluska. collided with a 1947 Chev
rolet driven b> RatclifT Way Kins
land. Route 1, Clyde.
Austin was charged with failure
to yield the right of way by Cpl.
Pritchard 11. Smith of the Highway
Damage to thd Kinsland ear was
estimated at $75 and to the Austin
ear at $15.
A similar accident took place at
8:30 a.in. Sunday when a 1949
Dodge taxicab driven by Willie
Dee Ledford, Route 2. Waynesville.
emerging from N. C. 284 onto the
Soco Road, struck a 1941 Chevrolet
going east on U.S. 19, driven by
William Reed Bradshaw, Route 2,
Bedford was charged with fail
ure to yield the right of way and
and failure to stop at a stop sign
bv Patrolman W. H. Wooten of too
Damage to the taxi was put at
$300 and to the Chevrolet $200 or
a "total loss."
Wayncsvliie is one of the ten
North Carolina towns in which a
national voluntary motor vehicle
inspection program will be launch
ed, it was decided in Chapel Hill
1 last week. '* "*
The voluntary inspection pro
gram is sponsored by the Inter-In
dustry Highway Safety Committee.
Look Magazine, and the National
North Carolina towns already
planning to take part besides
Waynesville are: Rocky Mount,
King's Mountain. Monroe. Wil
mington. Winston-Salem. Salisbury.
New Bern, Kayetteville and Greens
Under the program, volunteer
mchanics would check automobles
and point out defects to owners. It
would be up to the owner to have
the defects corrected.
Safety movies featuring Kay
Kyser. retired orchestra leader and
movie star, would be made at the
University of North Carolina for
use in the safety drive, representa
tives of the towns were told.
Directors Meeting Of
N. C. Food Dealers
Ralph Summerrow, Hazelwood,
is attending a directors meeting of
the N. C. Food Dealers Association
in Greensboro today. Summerrow
was named for a two-year term j
last year, and is one of the 25 di- 1
rectors of the state. He is a mem- ?
ber of the legislative committee of !
the Association, and plans to go to !
Raleigh after the meeting in !
The mid-winter meeting of the
board is slated to discuss proposed
legislation affecting food stores.
Chief among the items is the pro
posed sales tax on food.
Needham B. Check, of Charlotte j
is president of the Association.
THE HEART FUND drive will be climaxed Sun
day under the sponsorship of the Waynesville Jay -
cees for this area. Shown here making plans for
the occasion, are Sam C'alhoun. chairman: Dwight
Beaty. and James Milner, president of the club.
members of Ihe committer, toeether with lliuh
Constance. mIio was absent when the picture was
made. The Jaycees will staxr the one-day drive
in the Waynesville area on Sunday, February
2(lth. (Mountaineer Photo).
Freedlander Tells Dayton
Board Fine Year Is Ahead
Boosters Club In
The llazclwood Boosters Club
had a session of "resoluting"
Thursday night?they approved
two area-wide projects, and bit
terly opposed tile third.
The civic group voted unani
mously in favor of the Bennett
Fishing; Bill now in the House
of Representatives; sent Harry
Buchanan a telegram backing
him 011 the construction of the
Pigeon River Road and for the
third resolution, went on record
opposing the proposed toll on the
Blue Ridge Parkway.
Congressman George A. Shtiford
announced from Washington that
the Haywood Electric Membership
Corporation here had been granted
1 a loan of $50,000 by the Rural
: Electrification Administration.
R. C. Sheffield, general manag
er of the local cooperative, told
The Mountaineer the loan was for
! the continuation of the installment
loan program, inaugurated back in
Under terms of the program,
members purchase electrical ap- j
pliances from a dealer and REA
finances the loan with payments
made monthly with the power bill,
The interest rate is four per cent
Manager Sheffield said that
since 1949, the cooperative had
been loaned $425,000, including the
recent $50,000. ' All but $80,000
has been paid back," he explained.
The loans to the cooperative and |
the customers are for a period of
'AVc have found the program
very satisfactory, and under the
plan have enabled many of our
4.200 members in seven counties
to acquire needed electrical ap
pliances," Sheffield continued.
ustonuiv orders and optimism
led in with expanding markets for
established products and wider ac- T
ccptancc of niw products indicate *
I he Dayton Rubber Company in
U'.i will ,.n,ov crentb improved T
year over 1954. A I. Freed lander.
; pi evident, told the annual slock- t
holders meeting in IJayton las! I
j M eek.
He said he believed the business
upsw ing which started last August'
will continue. -We leel (his year '
|Miiich niarjts the Golden Anniver
sary of our company, sets a firm
foundation on which t? build for
U>e next fifty years, he added
I he company s continuing diversi
fication program is producing im- I
portant new iienis of ftianufacture. '
Mr, Kreedlandcr reporled. ,
In a summary of new product- I
in ioduced _he pointed to the adop
tion by leading tank vacuum cleat,
ei manufacturers ?f the new DAY 1
i.i-.x \ action, i?,M, representing I
new matiufacluriiig process
?is well as new product. g
After many year, develop- >
nu nt 1 hoi,,-Size si/hud rollers lor
extile nulls are being widely ac- ?
<tp.li. the Dayton Koolloam 1
Slumber Pad was introduced suc
cessfully i0 department stores na
tionally last fall, and the Dayton ,,
ubeless lire is in increasing pro- '
Increasing production of versa ?'
tile polyurethanc products, which
can be produced as soft as foam ?'
rubber to hard varieties and in
endless modifications, also was pre- x,
Will, the rest of the rubber in
dustry. Dayton Rubber increased ?
pi ices early this jear on many of '
it s products to offset increased'raw
materials and ifbor costs u
Man On Trial jj
Robert Led ford was on I rial for *r
j icCon<? lime this term of crim- !
inal court?this time charged with
Waling his 8-month-old son. Linda ?
Lee. Last week Ledford was sen-i.,
fenced by Judge Dan K Moore for
a .vcar. in prison for beating Mrs
Two witness, s (his afternoon *
testified seeing Lodtord whip the
child, while two oth, - -aui the-, B
-aw the results of a whipping
they observed black and blue mark- T
on the frail child's body f"
This morning Jndge Moore beard
the case of Karl Dean Moody, in
the traffic case which resulted in
the death of his grandfather. Van b>
Moody, at Dellwood. Seven people Pd
were injured in the midnight crash Tt
of two cars. No Wcision has been in
handed down in the case. Ci
Other cases disposed of by the th
court since Thursday includes; p.
wiihT' l,avid c"K,r' charged , th
ith forgery, sentenced to State Lb
l lison for term of from II! monlhs
to two years. w)
Ju*,icC charged with dc
abandonment and pon-suppoii. sen- as
? need to 12 months on the road
r<,reih|,M,|.h ,,obinvon '''gamy and , R,
forcible trespass, sentenced to 18 n<
months on the road
Garfield Grooms, larceny, sus- tie
r <See Court?I'acc til Tl
Warch Of Dimes
The March of Dimes total in
the Waynesville area is now ap
proximately $12,600, it has been
disclosed by Karl II. Rrendall,
The final figure may be slight
ly higher, he said.
Last week. Turner Cathey,
MOD chairman in the Canton
area, announced that the polio
rampaign fund there is near the
Heinz \V. Rollman, president of
ip Wellco Shoe Corp. and Ro
L'areh. Inc., left here Saturday on
lother world trip which will take
in through 20 different countries
id the British Crown Colony of
Mr. Rollman went from here to
ew York, Where he was scheduled
spend one day and then fly to
ie West Coast to Log Angeles and
From California, l.is itinerary
Tokyo. Kobe, and Kurume in
ipan; Hong Kong- Singapore,
alaya; Bangkok. Thailand; Ran
>on, Burma; Calcutta and Horn
ly. India; Karachi, Pakistan; Te
hran, Iran; Baghdad. Iraq: 1st am
il, Turkey: Athens. Greece; Milan,
aly: Brussels. Belgium; Cologne,
ermany; Paris, Clermont-Ferrand,
id Bordeaux, France: Norway,
veden, Finland, England, and rc
rn to the L". S.
Last year Mr. Kollman toured
e globe in the interests of his
Vorld Construction" program.
Hazelwood Making Plans
For Planting Dogwoods
Haielwood seems defined to be
come a dogwood center, according
to plans completed by the beauti
fication committee of the Finer i
The plans were announced by
Mrs. Frank Worthlngton, jChair
nian, at the generai meeting with
the Boosters Club Thursday night. 1
Also along with the announcement j
of the town-wide planting of dog
woods, came the word from Mayor i
Lawrence Davis that the streets of |
the town would soon be marked.
These are just two of the many
projects announced as goals for
the year by project chairmen. Oth
er projects center around the Ha*
elwood school, with playground
improvements, and landscaping,
together with a general recrea
tional program for the younger
group again this year.
Mrs Worthineton announced the i
town had been divided into eight
districts and committees named in
each area to contact property own
ers about planting dogwoods ?
(or flowers in spring and shade in
summer. The general committee
plans to arrange to have the dog
wood trees on sale (or property
owners. Only trees that are known
will thrive in this area will be
The program, sponsored by the
Carolina Power and Light Com
pany, was explained by Julian
Stepp, manager of the district, lie
pointed out the fine job Haze I wood
did last year, and said a lot of!
progress was made in the 164 par- :
tleipating communities who staged ,
900 projects last year. Jlazclwood
received $100 as prize money for j :
last year's program.
In discussing the prospects fori
(See Hardwood?Page 6)
Of Rep. Rogers'
>ills Pass Both
louse And Senate
Two bills Introduced into the
)fth Carolina General Assembly
Hep. Jerry Rogers have already
isscd both the House und ?enale.
ley are ItB 128, dealing with iil
g of claims against the Town of
inlon. and HB 129. concerning
e fixing of the salaries of the
osecuting attorney and judge of
e police court by the Canton
>ard of Aldermen.
Still in the Senate is HB 127.
itch would authorize Canton ai
rmen to adjust sewer-water line
A fourth bill introduced by Mr.
igers would require the State
?pnrtmont of Motor Vehicles to
nd lists of automobile registra
ms to all North Carolina counties,
lis measure is still in committer
Two Towns Asking
Bonds To Provide
Recreation Set Up
Permission to hole) an election
011 the issuance of a total of $175,
000 in bonds for construct inn rec
reational facilities is now being
sought by the Towns of Waynes-:
ville' and Hazel wood on applica
lion of the l.ocal Government Com
mission in Raleigh
\\"a> nesville is proposing the is- 1
sue of S13C.5U0 in bonds and Hazel- i
; wood anotla r $38,500
According to the legal notice
published by The Mountaineer, the
$175,000 would be used "for the
purpose of financing the town's
share of the cost of acquiring, at
the joint expense of the Town of i
VV'a> nesville and the Town of j
Hazelwood, land within said towns!
lor use as public park and play- j
ground and of constructing there- i
on a swimming pool, a play-]
ground and of constructing public 1
recreation and of acquiring origin- .
al equipment therefor.
If the Local Government Com
mission in Raleigh gives its per
mission for the issuance of the
bonds, the towns would then set a
date for the election ? which
would conic some time alter mu
nicipal elections already set for
For Road Work I
A number of civic and business
groups here have written or
wired llarry E. Buchanan a mes
sage of appreciation for his work
on the I'igeon Kiver Road.
Among the messages going from
here includes those From the
Rotary Club. Boosters Club.
Chamber of Commerce and Mer
Formal action by the North
Carolina Highway Commission,
asking for the road be put on the
inter-state system, is slated to be I
acted upon February 24th.
Henry Foy Will
Office March 1
Henry B. Fov announced today
he is opening an architect's office
at 109 Welch Street. March first.
This wilt be the only architect s
office west of Asheville. the an
Fo.v is a life-long resident of
Waynesville. was educated in the
local schools, and attended Mars
Hill College. From there he studied
at Stanford University, and gradu
ated from Clemson with his degree
in architecture ?
Since T Jat toil lie lias l? c.n
connected with the firm of Six
Associates, architects and engin
eers in Asheville
He served three years in the
Army during World War If,, with
two of them in the Pacific Theatre.
lie is the son of Mrs. Henry il.
Foy and tile late Mr. Fo.v.
Clyde's 'Finer Carolina'
Group Adopts Six Projects
(Sep Picture Pace 1, Section 2)
All olTioers of l he Clyde "Finer
Carolina" organization were re- j
elected and six new projects were
adopted Friday night at a join'
meeting of the Finer Carolina
group and the Clyde Lions Club,
one of the supporters of the pro
grain. at the Central Methodist
Named to serve for another year
G C Starr. Jr.. chairman; Glenn
I) Brown, vice Chairman; and Mrs.
Larry If Caglo. publicity chair
Finer Carolina projects adopted
by the group were
I Beaut ideation of the front of
the new Clyde High School gym
i 2. Beaut ideation of Hie business
and residential districts.
3. Flection of signs on principal
4. Purchase of additional fire
( fighting equipment.
5 inviting a doctor to settle in
6. Attracting industry to Clyde.
Project chairman will ,he Mr.
Brown, No 1; Larry 11. Caglc. No
(See Clyde?Page 6i
Down To Three
Haywood's coldest "seise of
the winter" let up mid-day Sun
day. after the mercury dipped
to five on Saturday, and down
to three Sunday.
At noon today, snow Hakes
were falling, and according to the
official weather bureau, the tem
perature this morning was IX.
At Max I'atrh Saturday, at X
a.m. there was three inches of
snow, and the reading was three
County Farm Bureau
Will Elect Officers
Officers fir 19515 will be selected
by the Haywood County Farm Bu
reau at a meeting at 7?:>(> p.m.
Wednesday in the commissioners
room at the courthouse.
Several oilier important items of
business will be taken up at the
meeting, according to Jarvt.s Cald
well. president, and Mrs. Quay
Medford, secretary, of the Farm
Annual Adult Membership
Scout Enrollment Begins
lunarians have started an adull
membership enrollment for Bo>
Scouts, with a quota ot $2,100.
Paul McKlroy is general chair
man, and is being assisted by
Ralph Prevost. Dr. John Penny.
Joe Massle. and Charles Way.
The club membership has been
divided into 30 teams, and the
teams will work under one of the
Jack Wav is treasurer. ?
McKlroy said the quota is rais
ed $500 above last year due to ex
pansions at Camp Daniel Boone, at
Kast Fork, and other phases of the
Scout program which Is termed
The records show the Seoul pro
gram in the Daniel Boone Conn-,
cil Is much lower than the nation
al average.McElrov pointed out.
Killed .... 0
(Till* Information com
piled from records ol
- Slate lllchwajr Patrol.)