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Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park ? ?
^Xli N0T65 12~PAGES Associated Press ~ WAYNBSVILLE. N. C., MONDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 15, 1955 $3.50 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
|ttoke Abatement Law Passes First Reading
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fdermen To Make Study Of Street Improvements
INN AH" of the Carolina Jubilee J 500
hampionship Walking Horse stake was
ion, riding Midnight Miracle, owned by
Qoodman, Asheville, as the Horse Show
rre Saturday night. Fulton is shown
silver trophy and the horse shoe of roses.
The trophy was won last year by Wade C; Woody,
Mt. Airy, who did not enter this year's show be
cause of illness. Fulton rode the same horse, and
won in the $300 stake Friday night.
Filled With Visitors,
y To Stay Until Sept.
is full of visitors,
r conducted by Ned
cutive vice president of
x of Commerce, show
area will be filled un
abor Day. This state
made after checking
s places, and is based
!e number of reserva
e were called on to aid
ind places for visitors
jrday night and early
everyone a place, and
'e knew of just one
Chief Orville No- 1
id many of the visitors 1
?ver the weekend had
for a week or more.
:ially true at the Lake. ,
ing Tucker was on the ;
aid he found very few
s he said were filling
l?e afternoon, and the
?f Filled. Page 6) 1
Haywood county received $6,004 i
from the sale of timber and land
use in National Forests land.
Seventeen counties received a
total of $99,252. This amount j
represents 25 per cent of the total
revenue from Nantalaha, Pisgah j
and Cherokee National Forests;
lands in the counties.
Haywood's share came from the
Pisgah National Forests, and this
county's share was the second
highest in the group, being topped
by Transylvania by about $1,800.
The figures were announced by j
W. R. Hine, assistant regional j
forester in Atlanta.
I Filed For Appeal In
Iral Elementary Case
of Waynesvilie and
blic Library have per
appeal to the State
urt in the lawsuit over
f the Central Elemen
brief in the case will
i t ii i
lc c ioudfncss, show
irm today. Tuesday,
ted by the State Test
Max. Min. Pr.
81 64 .55 I
. - 75 57 .14 1
be in the hands of the Supreme
Court secretary in Raleigh by noon
tomorrow, deadline for the legal
document in the case.
J. R. Morgan, attorney for the
Town, and acting for the Library,
said the case was scheduled to be
argued on August 30th before the
(See School Case, Page 6)
Haywood Dairy Judging
Team In State Finals
Four members of the Haywood
4-H judging team left about noon
for Raleigh where they will par
ticipate in the state finals for
team and individual honors.
The judging will be Tuesday and
Wednesday at State College.
The team won the district con- ,
test, and was second in the state '
preliminary contest. There will be
four 4-man teams in the contest. :
The judging will both be as a 1
team, and also on an individual
basis for a place on the state 4
man team which will take part in
the national contest at Waterloo,
Those going down were: George
Kirkpatrick, Crabtree, Arnold Phil
lips and Tommy Davis, White Oak
and Tom Garrett, Saunook. They
were accompanied by Cecil
Brown, assistant county agent in
charge of 4-H Club work in Hay- j
The Carolina Jubilee Horse
1 Show here Friday night, Saturday
afternoon and night, measured up
to all expectations, officials of the
sponsoring organization said this
The attendance was good at all
performances, with about 2,500 at
the closing event on Saturday eve
C. C. League, president of the
Haywood Horse Show Association.
Inc.. sponsors of the show, said of
ficials were well pleased with the
show, the attendance, and the large
number of entries.
A number of states were repre
sented in the entry list, and some
estimated that the horses shown
at the show were worth more than
a half million dollars.
Tom Fulton, riding Midnight
(See Horse Show, Page 3)
To Be Here
The Bloodmobile from American
Red Cross regional headquarters
at Asheville will visit this area
Thursday, August 18, aiyi set up
operations at the Hazelwood Pres
byterian Church. Hours will be
from 11 a m. until 5 p.m.
The visit will be sponsored by
employees of tHe Wellco Shoe
Corporation. The goal will be
125 pints of blood.
The Gray Ladies, headed by Mrs.
Felix Stovall, will assist in the
Made By Two i
Civic Groups i
A series of recommendations for
widening, extending streets, and
providing public parking lots were
presented to town officials by di
rectors of the Merchants Associa
tion and Chamber of Commerce
The town officials said they have
had about the same proposals up
for discussion on several occasions. 1
No action was taken at the last
board meeting, due to the pressure
of several other matters of busi
The recommendations of the two
civic groups were prepared by the
Merchants groups and were signed
by J. E. Taylor, Ernest Edwards, C.
J. Iteece and Tommy Curtis, and
are as follows:
A study of the present condition
of Wall Street shows that patrons
of the town are not getting maxi
mum benefits from this street,
therefore the following recom
mendations are made:
1. That Wall Street be extended !
west to Pigeon Street. The point !
of intersection should be at the
exact location of the small stone
dwelling fronting on Pigeon Street.
2. The lot adjoining East Street
for a distance of 30 feet and ex
tending along Wall Street for a
distance of 90 feet on which now i
stands a small paint shop marked
for sale should be bought and fill
ed to provide a better intersection
(See Streets, Page o>
Die In Accident
Mrs. Eleanor Clark, 35, daughter
i of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stokes.
? operators of Grandview Guest
I Home here, was fatally injured in
( an automobile accident near Mon
terrey, Mexico Thursday afternoon.
Her son, Mark Clark. 7, lost his
life in the same accident.
Mrs. Clark and her son were en
route to their home in Jackson
ville, Florida from a Mexican va
cation with Mr. and Mrs. T. C.
I Monroe and their son, Edward, also
(See 2 Killed, Page 6)
Loses Life In
William Walker. 82, of Draper, 1
native of Fines Creek, died Sunday '
as a result of injuries received in ?
an automobile accident in New
Jersey. Fatally injured in the
same accident were Mr. Walker's
son-in-law, Roy Bowers, and Bow- ]
ers' young son, of New Jersey.
Walker, who had been visiting
his son-in-law and daughter, was
riding with Bowers and his son to
visit the formers parents in Madi- i
son. N. J., at the time of the acci- <
Walker was the oldest son of the !
late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Walker 1
(See William Walker, Pg. 3> 1
SENATOR SAM J. ERVIN enjoyed watermelon
after a picnic dinner at East WaynesviUe school
here Saturday as he attended the annual Farmers
Federation picnic. He addressed the large audi
ence Saturday afternoon. la>oking on from be
hind and enjoying his slier of melon Is C. C.
Poindexter, principal of the Bethel school, and
on the right is Jarvis II. Allison, former county
A Southwide School of Alcohol
Studies and Christian Action open- 1
ed this afternoon at the Lake Juna- I
luska Methodist Summer Assembly .
and continues through Friday.
Directing the school will bo Dr.
Caradine R. Hooten of Washing
ton, D. C.. executive secretary of
the Methodist Board of Temper
The program chairman is the
Rev. Brunner M. Hunt of Meridian,
Miss., president of the denomina
tion's southeastern jurisdictional
Board of Temperance.
Ministers, laymen, youth leaders
and representatives of Methodist
women's organizations are dele
gates to the school.
Workshops and classes will cover
such subjects as "Laws and Alco- !
hoi Control." "Moral and Religious j
Factors Involved in Alcohol Prob- ,
lcms," "Developing Social Con-.
science About Alcohol" and other j
guidance for church workers.
Speakers and discussion leaders !
will include Dr. Lester Kcyser of i
the American Medical Association,
the Rev. Thomas Shipp .of Dallas.
Tex.; the Rev. Norman Van Brunt
of Washington. D. C? and the Rev.
Wayne W. Womer of Richmond,
Sen. George Smathers
Will Visit Parents Here
U. S. Senator George Smathers
of Florida and his sons. Bruce and
John, are expected to arrive to
morrow for a visit with Senator
Smathers' parents. Judge and Mrs.
Frank Smathers, at their summer
Senator Ervin Tells Large
Group Groundwork Laid
Favoring Burley Bill
By BOB BEAKD
"We put up the best fight in !
Congress we eould to keep the |
seven-tenths minimum burlcy to
baceo allotment, and even though
we didn't win, we know we have
laid the groundwork for a bigger !
fight ahead t? improve the situa
tion of our Western North Caro-1
lina burley growers," Senator Sam :
J. Ervin. Jr. of Morganton told a
crowd of approximately 1,200
Farmers Federation picnickers at
the East Waynesville School Satur
Ervin described the congression- |
al struggle to hold the burley allot
ment at seven-tenths of an acre !
including his own two amend-I
ments which were defeated and
vowed to continue to represent the
farming interests of North Caro
(See Senator Ervin, Page 6)
Is Set For
The annual flower and vegetable i
show sponsored by the Richland
Garden Club will be held Wednes
day in the Waynesville High School
Cafeteria from 2 p.m. unlit 10 p.m. I
"Midsummer In The Mountains," ;
will be the geheral theme of the
show. There will be exhibits of '
artistic flower arrangements,
shadow boxes, horticulture speci
mens, herbs, and a special section j
for children under 15 years of age.
The Richland Club is being as
sisted by the Mountain View, Sky
land, and Primrose Garden Clubs
of Waynesville and the Tuscola
Garden Club of Lake Junaluska.
The exhibits will be open to all
amateur gardeners. Entries for
club members must be made Tues
day from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. and ;
(See Flower Show, Page 6)
Officers and committees will be
formally elected tonight as the
United Fund program for this area
The meeting will be held at 7:30
at the courthouse, with Dr. J. E.
Fender, temporary chairman, pre
The nominating committee will
report, and the committee on con
stitution and by-laws will make a
report at the meeting.
Two weeks ago a group of civic
leaders heard .lohnny Wood, field
representative of Carolinas United,
explain in detail the plan of the or
ganization. Also appearing on the
program were Dr. Hugh Matthews,
former president of the Canton
program, and Don Gilmore, lfend
ersonville, executive secretary of
the program there.
Civic leaders and representatives
of every organization in the area
are expected to attend the meeting
Tentative plans are to get to
work and stage the program this
fall, at the same time as the Can
ton area stages their annual pro
gram. which they have successfully
had for the past three years.
For Taxes In Towns
Property on which 1954 taxi's
have not been padi are being ad
vertised today by the Towns of
Waynesvillc and Hazel wood.
The list will be published four
weeks, and then the property will
be offered for sale on Monday,
Town Gets $52,576 From
Sale Of Watershed Timber
About two million feet of tini- J
Ler in the Cherry Grove section
of the 9,000-acre watershed of
Waynesville, were sold to Powell
Brothers, Canton, for $52,576.22 by
the board of aldermen last week.
Powell was the highest of four
bidders for the timber of the fifth
timber sale conducted by the
! town. The four prior sales brought
a total of $135,000. This is the
largest sale of the five, and accord
ing to Mayor J. H. Way, this will
be the last timber to be sold.
There remains a good stand of
timber in the Rocky Branch area
of the watershed, but the terrain
is so rough that it would make log
ging difficult and expensive, be
sides, the water from that area is j
low flowing to the filtering plant,
rhe water from the areas logged is
lot used, but diverted into Aliens
Other bids included Warner
^umber Company, Asheville, $49,
70.90; Vanewart Lumber Com-1
>any, Asheville, $47,174.20 and
Sennett Lumber Company, Aslie
Mayor Way said that the money
rom the sale of the timber would
>e used for extending some need
id sewer lines and water mains
hat must be taken care of in
The timber was sold under the
lirectlon of the State and TV A
"oresters. with W. W. Davis, tim
>cr specialist, representing the
town of Waynesville.
Business Side Of Church
Topic For New Conference
The business side of churches
will be the concern of a Southwide
Church Management Conference
opening Tuesday at the Lake Juna
luska Summer Assembly and con
tinuing through Friday.
pelegates will comprise business
managers, treasurers, secretaries
and other administrative employ
ees of churches. Directing the con
ference will be the Rev. Webb P.
Garrison of Nashville, Tenn., rep
resenting the Methodist Board of
Southeastern officers of the I
church managers' group are James
G. White of the First Methodist
Church, Charlotte, president; Mrs.
Brown C. Chisnt of Myers Park
Methodist Church. Charlotte, vice
president, and James A. Smartt
of Centenary Methodist Church,
Chattanooga, Tenn., secretary.
Other program leaders will in
clude Zeb E. Barnhardt of Winston
Salem. Mrs. Lee C. Holloway of
Montgomery, Ala.; Charles H.
Graff of Nashville. Tenn.; The Rev.
William H. Leach of Cleveland,
(See Business?Pa?c 6)
Smoke - Dust
The Bond of Aldermen have
passed, on the first reading, an
ordinance which will regulate the
control of smoke from any source
within the town limits. The second
and third readings are expected
within the next week or so, and
the ordinance put into affeet with
in IS days from that date.
The ordinance is entitled: "re
lating to the emissions of smoke
and the pollution of air, prescrib
ing methods of enforcing penal
ties, and declaring an emergency."
The ordinance being by point
ing out that there have been many
complaints with reference to the
faulty emission of smoke and the '
pollution of air in town. The bad
smoke condition, the ordinance
continues, results in an economic
loss to the citizens of Waynesville.
and is detrimental to good living
The board said they were acting
in an effort to protect the general
welfare of the citizens of the town.
The ordinance defines terms
used in connection with the smoke
law, and then goes on to explain
the manner of Inspection of all
No equipment can be operated
after the ordinance goes into af
fect, unless K has an approved
sticker or certificate for operation.
Owners of equipment not passing
the inspection will be given 30
days to make necessary corrections.
| Failure to make the correction
j enables the city manager to seal
the equipment, and breaking the
seal constitutes further violation^
(See Smoke. Page 6>
Make Final Drive
Directors of the Chamber of
? Commerce will hold a kick-oil
I Incakfast at Spaldon's. 7:30 Tues
> day morning, prior to going out
and completing the membership
campaign for the year.
Scores of memberships have
I been received, and a few have not
responded to letters.
! Charlie Woodard is in charge of
the membership campaign, and
Richard Bradley, president, will lie
iii charge of the program Tuesday
The budget for the Chamber of
Commerce this year is $16,500.
Dr. Hardin Is Speaker
At Cataloochee Reunion
Dr. Paul Hardin. Jr.. pastor of
the First Methodist Church of
Birmingham, Alabama, was the
speaker at the annual Cataloochee
Reunion Sunday at Palmer Chapel.
Around six hundred and fifty
former residents of the section,
their families and friends attend
ed the event.
Mrs. Jack Messer was elected
president of the group, succeeding
Second Band Concert
Set For Friday Night
The civic concert band will give
their second concert of the season
at 8 p.m. Friday on the courthouse
Charles Isley, director, said tlie
band would give about the saint
program which brought so much
favorable comment ten days ago.
A special request was made for a
repeat performance. The band is
composed of about 40 pieces.
(1954 ? 2)
(1994 _ 24)
- Loss .. $49,036
(This information com
plied from records of
State Highway ratrol.'