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*<i.o0 In Advance In llaywood and Jackson Countici
|?yernor Heard By;
DOO At Haywood j
[unty Day Event
, the world over are
(,r spiritual satisfaction;
g something higher than
k the)' can provide them
jovei nor Luther Hodges
silence of some 2,000 at
he 42nd annua! Haywood
Oav at Lake Junaluska "
ief executive said that
e have seen two World
have had a dreaded fear
rd since 1946, and arc
?topic of North Carolina,
rest of the world, are fun
|y religious and are in
ja seeking sources of help
themselves," he continued,
id the recent achievements
Billy Graham's series of
i in the British Isles and
( from the international
nemor Hodges cited some
experiences he had while
the government in Europe
dustrial rehabilitation pro
erWorldWarH. He said
that the United States
fer the best we have to the
lunate people of the world.
Untied by pointing out that
ipinion, this country has
etty well since we moved
Kition of world leader. He
however, that "the United
til tends to be impatient.
I to settle everything by
tsda.v. when a man like
d India is willing to wait
?or Hodges, in discussing
Bit and citizens, said that
le provides the help for
and affords them inspira
ough it is often felt that
the other way around,
jeople are very often
(the thinking of politi
I in many instances almost
t thinking of statesmen,
rasp of public problems
h," he said.
b. like the church, has
pod and bad," he went on
I as he put stress on the
religious faith in meeting
ten on the local level, as
Pate, national and inter
i thinks of of
s trying to get
selves, he went
Is are often too
hat the public
he failure to
from the fact
en do not take
i went on to ex
found that the
serves a man
upports vhis ac
d with the atti
s of the state as
in by the hun
ok the office of
imber, two days
the late Gover
ead. "By actual
of the messages
se, "we are pray
aid the sad news
stead's death, I
to come to my
oath of office, I
e urgent need, I
ration and guid
lr prayer, and I
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Ice of calling on
nd not just lcan
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to mention it is
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nds and reporters,
ed to go over the
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d continued mild
Max. Min. Prec.
68 49 .28
67 50 .07
70 58 .49
? 67 54 ?
Seen For Medical
Prospects for a large attend
ance at the second annual Moun
taintop Medical Assembly here
| June 24-25 are encouraging. Dr.
' Stuart Koberson, general chair
man, has announced. ,
| He said advance reservations, i,
plus inquiries from others, gives 1
reason to believe there will be ||
200 or more attending the five- |
Four nationally-known doctors
will be speakers during the two
day session, which will' be held
j at the llazelwood school auditor
The group will attend the
Cherokee drama on Friday
night, and stage their annual
banquet on Saturday night.
On Depot St.
A "runaway" 1954 Buick ?
j whose owner was not identified
I immediately ? struck a soft drink
truck on Depot St. in Waynesville
I at 11:45 a.m. today.
I Waynesville police reported that
the Buick was parked, out of gear, i
j in front of Coffey's used car lot. j
] When the brakes on the car ap- :
| parently gave.way, the vehicle roll- j
ed forward, struck a small pole in '
the car lot, then careened on down
the street where it collided with
a Seven-Up drink truck from
Police had the car towed to the [
Taylor Motor Co. lot and then be- '
: gan a search for the owner. Thus ;
1 far. he or she has not been found, j
Damage to the Buick was esti
' mated by police at $250 and to the '
j truck at $50.
I ' '
Local Secretaries i
Mary Sue Crocker
Miss Mary Sue Crocker of Haz- j
elwood was installed as president
[ of the Mountaineer chapter of the
j National Secretaries Association at ,
, a meeting at the Jones Farm last
j week. Miss Crocker was re-elected
j to the post.
Other officers installed were:
Miss Mary Medford. vice presi
dent: Miss Betty Ann Burnett, re
| cording secretary: Miss Joy Woody. '
I corresponding secretary; and Miss ',
| Betty Jo Crocker, treasurer. Mrs. ;
R. B. Patterson of Canton was the
The Secretaries also selected ?
Miss Audrey Wyatt as delegate to
the national convention of the NSA
in Chattanooga in July and named '
Miss Burnett as alternate.
During a business session, a re- '
port was made on the state Secre- '
taries convention at Hickory in j'
Chamber of Commerce
Board Meets Tuesday
Directors of the Waynesville
Chamber of Commerce will hold 1
their regular monthly meeting at 1
7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Towiv
Hall, it has been announced.
President Dick Bradley said that '
the Chamber's membership drive is
proceeding satisfactorily and that (
a report on its progress will be 1
made at the meeting Tuesday.
GOVERNOR HODGES pins a flower on the coat
lapel of Jonathan Woody, who introduced him.
and James W. Fowler, Jr., looks on from the left,
and Rev. Jackson W. Iluneycutt, district superin
tendent, who presided, enjoys the comments.
This photo was made after the services. Some
3.000 attended the 42nd annual llaywood County
Day at the Lake. (Other pictures on front pace
second section and Pages 2 and 6.)
Officials Hope Haywood
School Building Program
Completed By September
9 Men Go
Nine Haywood County men left
here this morning for Knoxville
and induction into the armed forc
es. They were:
Bobby Dan Duckett of Canton,
Glenn Browning of Lake Logan.
James Furman Emory of Maggie.
Troy Edward Hargrove and Edwin
Ira Mann of Bethel. Frederick
Spurgeon Brown of Lake Juna
luska. James Robert Ferguson of
Chestnut Park Drive, Waynesville:
Joseph Francis Edwards. Love
Lane. Waynesville; and Donald
Eluood Caldwell of Jonathan
Eleven other men were sent to
Knoxville for pre-induction physi- :
The next meeting of Selective 1
Service Board 45 will be next Mon
day. June 20.
To Attend Event
Waynesville Lodge No. 1733. of
Lhe Loyal Order of Moose will
join with 56 other Moose lodges
and 35.000 Moose member in North
Carolina Sunday, June 19, in Ral
eigh for the mass initiation of more
than 1.000 members as a testimon
ial to Governor Luther H. Hodges
of North Carolina.
Included in the activities of the
day will be the dedication of a new
Moose lodge at Raleigh.
Seven different motorcades origi
nating from as far west as Way
nesville and as far east as Wil
mington and Morehead City, will
dart arriving in the capital city
it 10 a.m.
The Wayhesville Moose lodge i*.
expected to send approximately
five car loads of members to Ral
eigh, according to Marion Cooper,
governor of the local lodge.
Final Total Reaches 10,016
As Chest X-Ray Survey Ends
I Haywood County's mass X-ray ?
survey for 1055 ended Saturday t
with a total of 10,016 persons ex- t
aniined by personnel of state mo-; '
| bile units which have been in the c
county since May 13. t
From May 26 through Saturday,
3.576 persons were X-rayed by one f
unit located in Waynesville at the 4
courthouse parking lot. 1
From May 13 through Saturday.
6.440 persons were examined by *
I the other unit at Hardwood. the r
Dayton Rubber Co., Clyde and S
j Canton ^
I The final figure of 10,016 exeeed- J C
nl by nearly a tnousand the lua.i
otal of 9.000-plus, but was under
lie anticipated figure of 12.000.
leavy rains have fallen here fre
juently since the mobile units have
?ecn in Haywood County.
Saturday proved to be the big
rest day for'both units. A total of
138 were X-rayed in Waynesville
bat day and 324 in Canton.
Clerks at the mobile labs were i
,trs Frank Kirkpatrick, Mrs. Kath- ?
?rine Duvall and Mts. Lawson
lummerrow in Waynesville and
<frs. Hohart Carter. Jr.. and Mrs. I
*lnra Sharp Smith In Canton.
County school officials are ' look
ing forward" to having all school
plant additions completed in time
for the new school term this fall,
it was learned from Lawrence
Leatherwood, county superinten
t dent of education.
"I hope we will bP in the new
plants. throughout the county."
Supt. Leatherwood said.
Projects now under construction,
as part of the county-wide expan
I sion program, includes:
A lunchroom at Fines Creek,
costing about $42,000, just about
t completed, except for minor paiut
Three additional classrooms. East
Waynesville, costing about $35,000.
well under way.
Six classrooms, new plumbing,
and new boiler, at Hazelwood. cost
ing about $74,000. has a substan
tial part completed.
The new Junior High School in
Canton, representing an invest
ment of about $450,000. will be
ready by September.
A new gym and cafeteria at
Crabtree-Iron Duff, costing $138.
000. will be ready by the opening
of the new school term.
A drain through the lower part
of the grounds of Central Elemen
tary school scheduled to start at
once, should be completed within a
short time, will cost about $5,000.
Supt. Leatherwood said he also
hopes to soon move the shop from
two classrooms in the Clyde build
ing to the former gym building. A
new gym was built last year.
; * 1
The path a bill takes through the f
North Carolina House of Represen- j
j tatives?from Its introduction to
, final passage?was discussed at a
meeting of the Waynesville Lions !
Club Thil sday night by Rep. Jerry
| Rogers of Hazelwood .a member of |
! the club.
Rep. Rogers explained that ex
tensive work is done on bills in
the various committees and added
: that compromises are often neces
sary when amendments to bills are
suggested in the Senate. During
its recent session, the legislature
passed more than 1.300 bills, the
I lawmaker said.
After serving at Raleigh. Rep. i
Rogers said he found the General '
Assembly to be a "place of work"
instead of a "social gathering"
which some people believe it to be.
It was announced at the Lions
meeting last week that installation }
of the club's officers will be held t
Thursday, July 7, and installation
of district officers here the follow
ing Thursday. July 14
j Ernest Edwards will be installed !
as president of the local club on '
the 7th, while Lawrence Leather
wood of Waynesville will become
district governor on the 14th.
Jurors For July Term Of
Criminal Court Are Named
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Speed Limit In
Reduced To 20
The speed limit on llifhway
19A-23 in West Waynesville has
been reduced from 35 to 20 miles
an hour. Chief of Police Orville j
Noland has announced.
"The steady building and de
velopment of the area into a
business district has made it nec
essary to reduce the speed limit
in the area by 15 miles an hour,"
Chief Noland said.
Green's Cash Grocery
Opens At Hazelwood
A new store in Hazelwood?
Green's Cash Grocery ? is now
open for business on Main Street
?across from the Hazelwood post
Offering a full line of groceries,
meats, and produce. Green's Cash
Grocery will be open on weekdays
except Wednesday from 7:30 a.m.
until 9 p.m. Wednesday hours will
be 7:30 a.m. until 6:30 p.m.
The new store is owned and op
erated by Everett Green, while
Warren Mills will be in charge of |
the meat department.
I Forty-five Haywood citizens have
l>oen summoned for jury duty for
i the first week of the two-week term
j of criminal court, which will con
I vcne Monday. July 11.
Judge Dan K. Moore will preside
over the term, which has a heavy
docket, and includes one man
i slaughter case, growing out of an
1 automobile wreck.
From the 43 named for jury ser
vice the first week will come nine
who will be drawn and named to
the Grand Jury. Nine members
were named at the February term.
Fleetwood Smathers is foreman
of the Grand Jury.
Clyde H. Marcus. Waynesville; '
Milton Brown. Clyde; Paul R. Hen
derson. Beaverdam: Miss Laura
Wright, Canton; C. C. Williams,
Lake Junaluska; Lloyd Mull, Route
1. Waynesville; Mack Caldwell. |
Waterville; Davis F. Smith. Hazel- (
wood; Henry R. Vance. Route 2, |
Canton; Bryon Rider, Route 1, i
Robert Davis. Route 1, Waynes
ville; T. F. Sharp. Canton; James |
B. Lowe, Route 2, Clyde; Ralph <
C. Cook. Clyde; Lloyd Revis. Route |
1. Canton; Stanley B. Childs, (
Waynesville; Gordon K Hendrix, j
Route 1. Waynesville: Albert L. ^
Sutton. Beaverdam: Jonah Brown. ^
Route 3. Canton: Flo>d Grant, ;
(See Jurors?Pace '
Completion Of Health Center
Is Expected By End Of Week
South-Wide Delegates At
Lake Opposing All Forms
Of Racial Discrimination
Most of the time no news is
NOT good news for i newspaper.
Today, however. The Moun
taineer joins the State Highway
patrol and Waynesvllle police
in noting and approving an un
usual fact: There were no traffic
accidents reported in Haywood
county during the weekend.
"That's news in Itself," as Cpl.
Pritehard H. Smith of the High
way Patrol pointed out.
In the past two months, a
record number of 10 traffic acci
dents were investigated one
weekend and seven another. The
first part of last week, policemen
and patrolmen reported five mis
haps on streets and highways of
Haywood County dairymen and
other interested farmers are in
vited to a special ^demonstration
of fly-control methods to be held
at 9 a.m. Thursday at the L. C.
Davis farm at Iron Duff, accord
ing to County Agent Virgil L.
Hollow*}-, i t
Conducting the demonstration
will be Gaorge Jones, in charge of
entomology at N. C. State College,
and W. L. George, dairy specialist
at State College.
In the last year a number of new
insecticides have appeared on the
market which look "very promis
ing", Mr. Holloway said. Many of
these new chemicals will be dis
cussed and demonstrated with the
purpose of finding out which ma- |
terials afford the most control with
the least trouble and expense and
are yet safe to use.
To gain the maximum effective
ness in the use of new chemicals
to control flies and other insects,
methods of application should fol
low manufacturers' recommenda
tions. These new methods will be
stressed at the demonstration, the
county agent said.
To Dog Shelter
Tentative approval of Waynes
ville's participation in a proposed
animal shelter in Haywood was
given by the town's mayor and
aldermen at a meeting Thursday
The town officials said, how
ever, they believed the shelter
should be a county project and
that the county commissioners
should take a lead in its establish
Mrs. Elaine Hudson, chairman of
the new* county humane committee,
appeared before the board hcOe
Thursday in behalf of the shelter '
and at Hazelwood Tuesday night. '
She has disclosed she will con
fer with the county commissioners I
at their next meeting. June 20.
Delegates to a South-wide Metho
dist student conference at Lake
Junaluska have gone on record
opposing all forms of racial dis
crimination and pledging their sup
port of the Supreme CJourt's de
cision on segregation,
i The group also reiterated the
request of previous student con
ferences that swimming privileg
es at the Methodist summer as
sembly grounds be extended to
Negro delegates to youth and
The request was embodied in a
general resolution on segregation j
| adopted without opposition by 37S
1 delegates from 90 colleges and '
| universities in nine southeastern j
| states. The group includes nine
| Negroes. The eight-day confer- 1
ence. sponsored by the Methodist
Student Movement, ends tomorrow.
The resolution was drafted b>
; the conference steering committee
1 and read to delegates by the chair-1
j man, Jack Crawford of Birming
ham. Ala., a student at Vanderbilt
University, Nashville, Tenn.
"We wish to reaffirm the tradi
tional stand of this conference in
that we oppose racial discrimina-1
tion in all forms as contrary to the '
gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ." j
the resolution declared.
"Under one God. Father of us all.
we are brothers. We grieve over
? barriers which would prevent us
| from uniting as an inclusive felkiw
1 ship. We are noting with deep
: interest and prayerful thanksgiv
i ing the signs of progress in this ;
area of Christian concern, among.j
them the Supreme Court decision
I declaring unconstitutional racial
I segregation in public schools. We
| hereby pledge our cooperation in
our own state areas as this op- ?
portunity for democracy is faced."
With reference to the local swim
ming ban. the students pledged
themselves not to swim "until those
In authority remove the restric
The resolution stated: "Seeking
to face honestly a specific issue'
which has arisen during our reg- j
ional Leadership Training Confer- I
ence. we would bring to the atten
tion of the Board of Trustees and '
other officials of the Lake iuna
luska Assembly the earnest appeal
of this conference for fair treat
ment of all students of the Metho- j
dist and ecumenical Christian fet-'
lowschip regarding the use of fa
The statement commended the
trustees for 'the progress that has
been made under then- leadership
and for the developments in recent
years that have enabled us to meet
as an exclusive student fellowship,
wit If delegates invited from all our
campus groups in the southern
The students emphasized that "in j
previous years we have asked, and
we now repeat our request with a
new sense of urgency, for a cor
rection in regulations that would
make it possible for us to main
tain our unified and unbroken fel
lowship while on the grounds of
Negroes are among delegates to
several summey conferences of j
youths and students sponsored by
various general boards and agen- '
cies of the Methodist Church. Full 1
fellowship is observed in their
meetings with the exception of '
(See Racial Statement?Pace 8) j
Window To End
Construction of the new Hay
wood County Health Center on U.
S. 19A-23 between Waynesville and
Lake Junaluska is expected to be
completed by Friday, according to
A. F. Hoppes. foreman for the
Clarence Morrison Construction
Co. of Shelby, contractor on the
\ The only thing not finished in
the new building is the installa
tion of a large window on the west
side of the structure. The window
is supposed to arrive here today or
tomorrow and then be put into
.Before the Haywood County
Health Department can start mov
ing into its new quarters, however,
the building must be inspected and
accepted by the architect, county
commissioners, and a representa
tive of the state's Medical Care
Commission. This inspection prob
ably will take place the first of
Ground was broken for the
health center November 10, and
construction began soon thereafter.
At that time, Dr. S. W. Jabaut
was county health officer. Dr.
Jabaut died unexpectedly at Ashe
ville April 18 after attending a
public hearing on the Pigeon River
The original expected cost for
the new health center was $56,000.
Appropriations for its construction
were made by former county com
missioners C. C. Francis. Frank
Davis and Jarvis Allison after over
whelming approval of-the project
was voiced at a mass meeting here
Measurement of burley tobacco
acreage in Haywood County is now
in progress- and will continue
through July, according to A. W.
Ferguson, ASC county manager.
Last week 18 representatives of
the ASC started measurement of
burley acreage and a total of 25
are expected to be working by the
middle of this week, Mr. Fergu
son said] Field supervisor of the
program is Carl Ratcliffe.
Agents doing the measuring are
using large aerial photo maps
covering some two square miles.
Acreage wil be determined by
ground measurement, but compu
tations wil be made at the county
ASC office, which will notify pro
ducers of the figures obtained.
Growers over their allotments
will have 10 days in which to make
a request to destroy their excess
tobacco. If this is not done, those
farmers will receive a red card
which wil prevent their receiving
the market support price on their
burley crop this winter. A penalty
of 37 cents wil be charged on all
No penalties will be made, how
ever, if producers request permis
sion to destroy their excess and do
so under ASC supervision.
Last year, the measurements dis
closed that 25 percent of the
county's farmers were over their
burley allotment. Of this number.
7 percent chose not to destroy
their excess tobacco and paid
penalties on the markets.
HAZELWOOD LIONS TO MEET
The Hazelwood Lions Club will
meet Tuesday night at Timbes
Brothers Restaurant, according to
in announcement by President
James E. And Joe Massie
Purchase Drive-In Theatre jj
A porchlight drive to gather cloth
ing for the Waynesville Clothing
Closet at the courthouse is being
planned for next week, according
to Mrs. Roger Walker, president
H the organization.
The tentative date for the drive
lias been set for Tuesday. June 21.
All types of summer and winter
clothing wil be sought ? especial
ly children's wear, including shoes.
If possible, the clothing should be
.?leaned and repaired, Mrs. Walker
j James E. Massie and son, Joe
Massie, have purchased the Smoky
Mountain Drive-In Theatre near
the Dayton Rubber plant. The
i purchase was made from Henry
Joe Massie will be active man
ager of the theatre, while James E.
Massie will be active manager of
the Park Theatre here.
The two own a drive-In and an
indoor threatre in Bryson City,
while Mr. Massie is owner of the
Indoor theatre in Sylva and owns
half of the Sylva drive-In.
The new owners of the 300-car
I drive-in said there would be no
changes in personnel, or policy and
that their plans were to provide
the best of films at all times.
No purchase price was announc
(This Information com
piled from records of
Stale Wehway Patrol.)