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~~ * -?? ln Advance In Haywood and Jackson Count* i
250,000 Expansion Project Set At Junaluska
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nderwood Company Buildiny 20 Charcoal Kilns
ihment of a United Fund
the Waynesville area to
i single fund-raising drive
ce of the series of drives
i annually will be dis
a public hearing at 7:30
t the courthouse,
iment,toward a United
his area seems favorable,
ad directors of a UP or
i will be chosen tonight,
the speakers will be J.
, field director of the
United Fund; Don Gil
leader in the UF move
Western North Carolina,
ather individuals not yet
tation to attend the meet- 1
ing sent to civic club
jps, and industries, but
n is open to the general
has had a United Fund
years and one has just
Jnited Fund?Page 6)
To Be Revived
An old but abandoned industry
of the mountain region ? making
charcoal?is returning to Western
North Carolina, with the Under
wooy Novelty Co. of Lake Junalus
ka leading the way.
Owner Charlie Underwood has
disclosed that his novelty firm lias
begun construction on 20 two
cord charcoil kilns in back of the
plant's wood yard.
Being built of shale block, the
first kiln will be ready in about
10 days, and the remaining 19 units
will be completed at the rate of
about one a week, Mr. Underwood
Each of the kilns, which will
burn various hardwoods used by
Underwood Novelty Co., will turn
out from 1,500 to 1,800 pounds of
chacoal each six days. Firing re
quires from 30 to 35 hours and j
cooling the remainder of the six- 1
day period. Total -production for j
the battery of 20 kilns will range i
from 30,000 to 36,000 pounds per :
No new employees will be hired ,
to operate the charcoal kilns. Mem
bers of the plant's force of 30 will !
carry on the additional operations.
Total cost of the new construction
is estimated at $5,000.
In the old days, Mr. Underwood
explained, charcoal was made on
the open ground by covering wood
with wet leaves and mud and firing
the mass. At that time, blacksmiths
were among the major users of
Today th^ fuel is used in back
yard fireplaces of homes, in metal
industries, and by medical supply
Several other saw mill operators
have indicated that they also plan
to construct charcoal kilns. Be
cause of the present heavy demand
for charcoal, however! Western
North Carolina sources are not ex
pected to be able to satisfy the
In the past, Mr. Underwood add
ed. wood-working plants and saw
mills have been able to use their
scrap wood only as stove wood?
for which there is only a small dc- j
Sylvia Camlin Is Elected
New 'Queen Of Junaluska'
"QUEEN OF JUNALUSKA"
Miss Sylvia f'amlin, of Lake
Junaluska. The colorful annual
ccronation will be Saturday i
Does your courthouse look
It should, because there have
been-some changes made.
Tax Collector Bryan Medford
and Auditor James Kirkpatrick
have swapped tffkrs. The tax
office is now across from the
sheriff's office, and the auditor's
office is now situated in the
northeast corner of the court
Still vacant are the former
offices of the Haywood County
Health Department in the base
ment of the courthouse. This
space was vacated early this
month when the department
moved into the new health center
on the Asheville highway.
Fined For Entering
Link Of Parkway
Three Asheville men were fined
$22.50 each last week on charges
of entering a closed road on the
unfinished portion of the Blue
Ridge Parkway from Wagon Road
Gap to Beech Gap. according to
Parkway Ranger Bill Orr.
The three men tried by the U. S.
Commissioner at Asheville were
Stanley Breen, F. B. Stancel and
Erwin Jackson, who were arrested
at Bridger's Camp Gap by state
game protectors Dewey McCall and
(See Asheville Trio?Page 6)
The 1955 "Queen of Junaluska"
Is Miss Sylvia Camlin, a graduate
of Waynesville High School and the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. W.
Camlin, year-round resident at
She won over three other can
didates Saturday when residents
and summer visitors went to the
polls to cast their votes after a
spirited, weeklong campaign.
Miss Camlin, a 20-year-old bru
nett and a rising junior at West
ern Carolina College, is employed
in the Junaluska Tea Room. She
will be crowned at a colorful and
traditional coronation, tentatively
set for the evening of August 13
in the main auditorium of the
Serving her as "Miad of Honor"
will be the runner-up in the con
test, Miss Frances "Chink" Wanna
maker of Pickens, S. C., who will
be a sophomore this fall at Co
The two other nominees, both of
whom received large votes, were
Miss Norma Roberts of Canton, a
rising senior at Duke University,
and Miss Alice Ferguson of Nash
ville, Tenn.. who will be a sopho
more this fall at Millsaps College,
The outgoing queen is Miss
Betsy Huggin of Shelby, elected
last summer, who will preside over
the queen's court at the gala coro
Proof That Many
Summertime is here, and so
are the people.
l.ast Friday at Rotary, there
were 5) visiting Rotarians from
The visitors were from: Flor
ida, 21; North Carolina, 11; Tenn
essee. 7; South Carolina. 4;
Mississippi. 4;* Georgia, 3; Ala
bama, 2; Georgia, 3: and one
e?ch from Texas, Illinois, Ken
tucky, Massachusetts, and Ne
A $250,000 ADDITION to Lambuth Inn was ap
proved by Junaluska Trustees Saturday, with
work slated to begin In September, and be ready
for the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference
in July, when some 1,500 drlriiatn will attend.
The hotel will have front 47 to 50 double rooms,
with private baths, added during the expansion
Three Haywood County resi
dents were injured in two acci
dents investigated by the State
Highway Patrol dutinur, I he weck
Two of the injured were Miss
lanette Sheffield, Bethel High
School student, who suffered back t
injuries, and Ted Chambers of I
Waynesvllle, who sustained shock j
and bruises. Both were hurt In a I
collision at 9:15 p.m. Saturday at
the intersection of the new four
lane highway and old U. S. 19-23
leading to Lake Junaluska.
Patrolman W. R. Wooten of the
State Highway Patrol reported that
Miss Sheffield had to stop her car |
on the highway suddenly to avoid :
(See Three Hurt?Pace 6>
Hazelwood Baptists Start
Sanctuary Bond Campaign
Riile Meet Set * ~ j
Plans are completed for the
j 17th annual muzzle-loading rifle I
shooting match at Fie Top?
Catalooehee Ranch Wednesday, i
A must 3.
Details of the event, and a pic- !
ture of a former shooting match
will be found on pace 3 of the j
second section of this issue.
A large number of contestants
are expected to "try their aim" I
for the bullseye, and a quarter
of the heef whlpl, will ??I?? ?
j as a prise.
Some 8.200 new Haywood County
telephone directories are now be
ing delivered, it was announced
today by C. T. McCuiston. man
ager of the Canton and Wayne.s
villc exchanges of the Southern
Bell Telephone Co.
Mr. McCuiston said that the new
directory includes a large number
of new numbers which have been
?changed recently, and urged the
public to consult the books for
Among numbers which have been
changed were those formerly in
the 6-4000 series.
Pigeon Valley Lions
To Have Soil Program
A program on soil conservation
featuring a film and a talk by
Garrett Smathers ? will be pre
sented at the next meeting of the
Pigeon Valley Lions Club Thurs
day, August 11. at the Bethel High
At the clubs last meeting July
28. Jim Anderson of the Pigeon
Valley Toastmasters Club, spoke
on "Thinking On Your Feet.''
The Haze I woo 1 Baptist chureh
? hat put up $120,000 in building
I i*>tl bontjt fog (4*10. at (mv per
cent Ihterest. according 'to KA.
'? John Kizer, pastor Tlie formal
announcement of the bond issue
is being earricd on page one, sec
tion two. of this issue.
The church some time ago pur
chased and paid for a large lot on
Main Street. Hazelwood, for the
new $150,000 sanctuary.
Construction w ill begin just as
soon as $100,000 it in the building
fund. Rev. Mr. Kizer said.
The blueprints are complete and
ready for contractors to make bids.
"We have already sold some of
the bonds, and believe the idea will
prove popular," the pastor said.
I "The interest is paid every six
The bond plan, while new here.
1 lias been used satisfactorily in a
1 number of places.
Rev. Mr. Kizer said that the le
Will Be Made
By O. B. FANNING
I 1 (instruction will start in Sep
tember on a $250,000 addition to
Lambuth Inn at Lake Junaluska.
it was announced Saturday by
trustees of the Methodist Assem
bly at their annual meeting.
Edwin L. Jones of Charlotte,
president of the 47-member Board
of Trustees, said the new wing will
comprise 47 or 50 double rooms
with private baths and two con
ference rooms. The addition will
be an extension of the front por
tion of the eolonial-type inn. leav
ing space for a similar wing on
the other side if needed in later
The addition will be completed
in time to help accommodate the
overflow crowds expected at the
lake next summer when the Meth
odist Church's Southeastern Juris
dictional Conference holds its
quadrennial session July 11-15, and
| the World Methodist Council spon
sors an international conference
in early September.
The jurisdictional conference is
expected to draw 1500 delegates,
officials and visitors from nine
states and Cuba. The World
Methodist Council anticipates an
attendance of 1100 delegates and
' accredited visitors from around the
world for Us meetings over a per
? iod of two weeks. The council's
j last conference was held in 1951
, in England at Oxford University.
In a tour of the grounds trus
tees inspected two new buildings
that are nearing completion?the
$80,000 Paul 1J Kern Youth Center
and the Archives Building. Interior
of the youth center is due to be
completed within two weeks, per
mitting partial useage. and the
, ArvhAres Building w ill be finished
'ftUBNtnu. ; ? TOf, ? v
The Archives Building will be
1 headquarti'rs of the Association of
! Methodist Historical Societies and
' house the American offices of the
World Methodist Council. Dr.
Elmer T. Clark of Lake Junaluska
is secretary of both groups.
In a progress report. Jones told
j lite board: "We are proud of the
, new buildings and other physical
improvements of the last few years,
but they will mean little if we
j neglect our tremendous responsi
bility for making Lake Junaluska
(See Lambuth Inn?Page 6)
I gality of the bonds comply with all
! Tegal laws, and has been thorough
ly checked by J. R. Morgan, at
The Hazelwood church has a
membership of more than 400.
Iy New Vice President
Itate 4-H Club Council
lly of Bethel is the new
dent of the state 4-H
tell as the result of win
tion to that post over
rris of Tyner, at the clos
n of 4-H Club Week in
e son of Mr. and Mrs. R.
Route 3. Waynesville, is
of the Haywood County
cil and also active ' in
1 church affairs in his
' and the county,
ection to the high state
?e brought Haywood
ded honors, which be
donday when livestock
ludging teams from Hay
placed second in state
ie teams were George
It of Crabtree-Iron Duff,
ett of Saunook. Arnold
nd Tommy Davis of
dairying; Neal Kelly,
raids of Maggie, Jerry
s Ferguson of Fines
Clark of Fines Creek
1 the county in the
s from Haywood to the
tntion were Ronnie
Evans of Bethel, Gail Bradshaw
and Pat Kirkpatrick of Fines
Creek, Martha Swaim and Mary
Ann Briggs of the Canton Senior
The 4-H group was accompanied
to Raleigh by Cecil Brown, assist- !
ant farm agent; Miss Jean Child- !
ers, assistant home agent, and Miss j
Peggy Cochran, home agent 1
EDUCATIONAL EXECUTIVES of Florida are
among the Urge number of visitors in this com
munity. On Friday at BoUry. there were 57 visit
ors, including, left to right: Dr. J. B. Culpepper,
executive secretary of the Florida Board of Con
trol of all state educational institutions who Is
visiting his father-in-Uw, J. Blair Dunn, hard*
ware executive of Daytona Beach. On the right Is
Dr. J. Wayne Beits, president of the University
of Florida, a post hr assumed in April of this
yeur. succeeding the late Dr. 1. Ellis Miller. All
three are vacationing at Balsam. Dr. Culpepper is
from Tallahassee, and Dr. Reitx resides in Gaines
ville. He said the University would have an en
rollment this year of about 1I.SM. Other insti
tutions included in the group with which Dr. Cul
pepper works, are Florida State University, with
an enrollment of 8,000 and with Florida A. and
M. College, with 3,500 enrolled.
(Mountaineer Photo), j
Penney Enumerates Six
Key Business Principles
Six "Christian principles in busi
ness" were outlined by J. C. Pen
ney, noted American businessman
and owner of the Penney depart
ment stores, Sunday night at the
First Methodist Church of Way
Principles enumerated by Mr.
1. "I believe in preparation. A ,
man must know everything posai- j
ble about his business; he must
know more than any other man
knows. The tendency in the past
has been what someone called the
'crown prince' theory?where only
one or two men in a business are
trained to know all the answers.
I believe every employee needs to
know as much as he can about the
entire operation, but, of course, it
is necessary for him to know best
his own special job."
2. "I believe in hard work. The
only kind of luck any man is justi
fied in counting on is hard work.
This means sacrifice, persistent
effort, and dogged determination.
I have worked hard all my life.
My father did before me. I have
worked because I enjoy it."
3. "I believe in honesty. That
kind of honesty that keeps a man |
from taking something which be- j
longs to someone else is generally j
accepted, of course, but 1 believe '
in that finer honesty that will not j
allow a man to give less than his
best, that makes him count not his
hours but his duties and oppor
tunities, that constantly urges him
to enlarge his Information and to
increase his efficiency."
4. "I believe in having confidence j
in men. I have found my mosi
valuable associates by given men
(See i. C. Penney?Page 6> '
Special School Edition To
Be Published On Thursday
School bells will ring for lla>
wood students on August 29. and
for the Canton students the fol
In an effort to aid parents get
their children ready for school
the merchants of this community
are beginning on Friday, a com
munity-wide "Back - To - School"
Bargain Days, featuring new
school clothes and needed items
for the school term.
The Thursday edition of The
Mountaineer will feature scores
of pictures and special articles,
written by fashion authorities, on
the various subjects of school
needs. The edition will prove
interesting and will contain many
valuable suggestions for parents
The circulation of the Thurs
day edition will be increased and
will go into 9,000 homes of this
I Annual Community Tour
Program Opens This Week
The annual program of Haywood ,
County community tours will get
under way Wednesday morning
when Fines Creek visits Iron DufT.
Eleven such tours?through Au
guest 27?will be held in the coun
ty this month under the sponsor
ship of the Community Develop
Other tours this week are Upper
! Crabtree at White Oak and Rat
j cliffe Cove at Allen's Creek.
The schedule for the remainder |
of (he month is:
Tuesday, August 9?South Clyde
Wednesday, August 10 ? West
Pigeon at Francis Cove.
Saturday, August 13?Iron Dull
Tuesday. August 16 ? Thickety
at Upper Crabtree.
Wednesday. August 17?Francis
Cove at RatclifTe Cove.
(See County Tours?Page 6)
Chapters Of The Grange
May Be Formed In County
Sentiment in Haywood County
toward the organization of Grange
' chapter* in county communities
wiU be determined this week and 1
next at a series of five meetings.
The Grange, founded in 1876
and ofifcially called "Tatrobs of
Husbandry," is a national farm or
i sanitation with 8.000 chapters in
40 states, according to World
In its organization, it is a frater
nal order with secret rituals and
also sponsors a program of recre
ation and education for its mem
bers. All members of farm fami
lies 14 years of age or older are
i eligible for membership.
The Grange, strongest in the |
northeast, midwest, and northwest,
works with the U. S. Department
of Agriculture in promoting farm
T. W. Ferguson of Ferguson.
V. C., state organizer /or the
. Grange, will conduct meetings at
schools and the following commun
1 Tines Creek, Tuesday, August 2;
Crabttee-Iron Duff, Wednesda}:
South Clyde, Thursday; Jonathan
Creek, Friday. A meeting will also
be held next week at Bethel ?
with the dale to be announced
later. All meetings start at 8 p.m.
?able cloudiness and sul
ind tomorrow with scat
wrted by the State Test
Max. Min Pr.
84 64 .08
80 67 .15
80 82 .14
Injured ... 62
' Loss .. $46,071
(This Information com
piled from record* ol
State Hlfhwi; Patrol.)