1 mnH r STANDARD PTG CO. Comp- -<220-230 S First St ' LOUISVILLE KV . Pj [ r^l f ^r /jTrJ? wf I ^1 M*W_ ^1 iL V flP ifi^ I ^^9 ?'7tj a - ^ p '.^ *\- -'. ^ jH^fcs^jyjj^j^jjpippjj 1E^h91 Sri The Waynesyille Mountaineer .-?==-, r p Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park p NO. 97 16 PAGES Associated Press WAYNESVILLE, N. C.f WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, NOV. 23, 1955 $3.50 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties El More To The I Fund ltd Fund campaign took turn upward today, as [ions came from indus i outside of the Cam l according'to Dave Fel ?ign chairman. The fund iH reached $29,274.93, pi of $38,841. la Paper and Fibre Com felmet a substantial do te the Enka Employees j Service Fund sent in t$382.68. This was based ?ber of Enka personnel area, Felmet said, jet to get a final report local industrial plants, ltd them soon," he went luii. alto announced that a ? in the business district aade, and a list of firms to show wha had made sent pledge to the cam aot to publish this list ilmet said, and "we be a substantial s with the 100 per wood its In i Who' Cou nty students up of 16 at West College recently >g in "Who's Who in American Col lities" because of ichievements and school activities, tians among the ine boys honored libso and Julia of Waynesville, 1 Carroll Swang and Mary Jo named were from llowhee, Baiiey, . Asheville, Franklin, Sy'va, and Saliftfa. ?uncement was made by 1 B'rd, chairman of the "Who's Who" com Scouts noted At lor Court P Haywood County Boy wived promotion and at a Pigeon River laurt of honor Monday First Methodist Church warded included: ?ot?Gary A. Tilley, Mar Pgs, Chip Leon Killian, Curtis L. Green,* all of Hazelwood, and Charles ?f Troop 16, Canton, jpass?Robert Clontz of pton; William D. Clark P* Hall of Troop 2. p Ronnie Scruggs of and Terry Swalm of Sidney Hamrick and ? of Troop 4, Capton; Hampton, Jr., of Troop ' Douglas Robertson of "aynesville. "uimy Walker of Troop ?o<, and Gary Todd of *imsville., N Davis of Troop 5, Parker of Troop 18. *dges?David Coman and "u of Troop 1, Canton, SeouU?Page 8) (? RAIN J11 "Jild today. Clearing ^uraday. I ffSrS* temP?r?ture the St?t? Test Farm: Mtn. Free. ?? 24 _ ? ?i 24 ? * ANOTHER SHERWOOD DEER killed by a Haywood man Tuesday, when Ed Aiken, Waynesville, brought down this 125-pounder, 4-point buck about 8-30 a.m. The deer kills in Sherwood and Pisgah have been good this season, which opened Monday morning. Sher wood has been the best hunting area thus far in all Western North Carolina. (Mountaineer photo). Plans Complete For Santa Claus' Visit, Parade In Two Towns Friday Mornina Interesting Christmas Gift Edition Is Being Prepared For several days not*, work has been going/ forward on what looks like the most complete, and interesting Christmas gift edition ever published in this area. The edition will roll from the press Monday, December 5th. and will carry scores of pictures of suggestive gifts for all ages, and in all price ranges. Pictures of departments of local stores will also be a major feature of the edition, along with human interest stories about gift shopping. A lot of interest is being shown in the edition, as advance proof of many of the pictures has been shown. In tact, so great has been the interest, that a large number of extra copies of the edition will be published. South Carolina Man With $4,200 Held After Wreck t Patrolmen are holding Carlyle McCoy Price, 48, of Columbia, for further investigation, following a collision at Soco Gap. Patrolman W. R. Wooten, in vestigating officer, said Price's 1953 Mercury left the road and skidded into a hank, doing from $150 to $200 damages. Cpl. Pritchard Smith, assisting in the investigation, said Price's drivers license bore k fictiicious name, and he was also charged with improper registration. Price first said he was from Alabama, and also said his name was Carlyle Mack Coy. During a routine search, offic ers found that Price had 42 bills of $100 denominations tucked un der a tee shirt and his belt. He had about $37 in smaller bills. Price said he had had some domestic trouble and had with drawn about $8,000 and left home October 26th. This was verified by Mrs. Price a$ officers called to check on the case. The wife did not know of her husband's where abouts. County Nurses To Hold Meeting Monday Night The Haywood County Nurses Club will hold a regular meeting Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the dining room at the hospital. Draft Board Classifies 36 County Men Thirty-six Haywood County men have been assigned draft classi fications by Selectice Service Board 45. They are: Class 1-A (available for induction) ?James Franklin Kirkpatrick, Gene Phillips, Roy Wade Henson, Troy Blaine Henson, Doyle Doug las Gibbs. Class 1-C 'enlisted)?Lloyd Dan iel Tucker. Jr.. Max Allen Snyder, Robert Carroll Pressley, Ernest Robert Holt, Richard Edward King, Andy Green, William Trammell. Class 1-C 'discharged)?George i Thomas Howell, Charles Eugene Moody, Weaver Cleo Owenhy. ' Class 2-S 'deferred student)? i Paul Melvin Henson. Class 1-C (reserve) ? Robert > Joshua Rice, Arthur Ray Denton, Robert Eugene Luther, Charles ; Thomas Banks, John Willard Lovin. Charles Billy Allison, Paul Thomas I Smart, Robert Lee Henson, Carl I Green, Jr., William Dea Jordan. Lawrence Daniel Jenkins, Thomas Earl Nichols. Class 4-F (rejected) ? Donald Smith, James Carroll Burgess, Billy Joe Sigmon. Class 5-A 'over age) ? Carol Gladson Haynie, Grover Wilson Rich, Carroll Medford Pressley, Jessie James King, Kenneth Eu gene Gaddis. The Christmas season ~ will Ik* ushered in Friday morning in the Waynesvillc area with the arrival of Santa flaus here?via airplane ?for his annual pre-holiday Visit From his workshop at the North Pole, Santa said Tuesday over long distance telephone that he will fly down to the mountains because his reindeer are resting for their long global journey on Christmas Eve. Santa Claus will first arrive in Western North Carolina at the Asheville-Hendersonville Airport, where he will be greeted and pick ed up by Chirles Balentine in his gray Super Piper Cub. Flying westward over Haywood County, Santa will drop leaflets telling of his visit here?first in rural areas and then over Waynes ville and Hazelwood. Some of the leaflets are worth one silver dollar if presented to the Chamber of Commerce office before December 3 and one will be worth $10. After landing at an air strip at Jonathan Creek, the jolly, old gentleman in the bright red suit and long white beard will be brought to Five Points in Hazel wood, where he will hoard a fire engine for a trip down along Haz elwood's Main Street and then on to Waynesville, down Main Street to the courthouse. At the courthouse, Santa will greet children and also distribute candy ahd bubble gum. Participating in the parade with old Saint Nick will be the junior and senior marching bands of Waynesville Township High School. Helping to make tfle Christmas season better and brighter in Waynesville, local merchants have purchased new street lighting dis plays, which will be installed and turned on by Friday or Saturday, December 2 or 3. . In addition to the regular strings of lights, each of the town's "white (See Santa Claus?Page 8) Clyde Woman's Club Forms Clothing Closet The county's third Clothing Closet organization has been form ed at Clyde, under sponsorship of I the Clyde Woman's Club. At Clyde, the Clothing Closet will collect clothing only for needy school children, for which the need has been termed "urgent." Items of apparel are now being collected at the Clyde Town Hall and will later be taken to the school. The program is under the direc tion of the Woman's Cluh welfare committee, which includes Mrs. E. M. Green and Mrs. K abort Wil liams. Items for the Closet can be left at the Town Hall or at the school. Solicitations of clotNlng also will be made at the union Thanksgiv ing services at the Central Metho dist Church tonight The first Clothing Closet was organized in the Waynesville area, followed later by another at Can ton. WTHS Food Baskets To Aid Area Needy A strong: spirit of Thanksgiving prevailed in the Waynesville High School auditorium Wednes day morning when the stage of the auditorium was filled to overflowing with food for needy families of the Waynesville area. A total of 55 large boxes and baskets were contributed during the annual food collection, spon sored by the WTHS student council. The food was presented in the name of the school by Jim Gad dia. Student Council president, and accepted by Mrs. Sam Queen, superintendent of the Haywood County Welfare De partment. The baskets and boxes were donated by the school's home rooms and by the Kejr Club, and Snb Deb Club. A chapel program also was presented Wednesday morning by the Waynegville chapter of the Fntnre Homcmakers of America, with Myrtle Fitxgerald as program chairman. The principal speaker was the Kev. William H. Marquis, pas tor of the Haselwood Presbyter Ian Church, who discussed the role of the parents in the mak ing of a happy home and out lined the responsibilities of the father and the mother towards Solicitor To Call Major Cases For Trial Next Week; Grand Jury In Session Indictment Of Fowler Returned A large number of cases were cleared from the heavy 400-case docket of Superior Court here with preparations being made at noon Wednesday for onlp a one day Thanksgiving holiday. Judge Dan K. Moore, Sylva, an nounced that court would convene again Friday morning, and resume work. Solicitor Thad D. Bryson, Jr., told The Mountaineer that he did not plan to call any manslaughter cases this week, and would prob ably start them early next week. Solicitor Bryson said he had not determined whether to call for a special venire for the case of Algie Fowler, who was formally arraigned in court Tuesday after noon. The grand jury found a true bill of rape against Fowler. The jury filed into court and pre sented the formal bill of indict ment. Fowler entered a plea of not guilty to the charge: A number of small cases, includ ing more traffic cases, were heard this morning. At noon today,, it appeared that the Airand Jury would not be able to complete their work until some time Friday. The members of the grand jury were making formal inspections of public buildings this morning, ac- ' cording to the officer in charge. , Among the cases heard during < Monday and Tuesday included one of Lester E. Warren, admitting ' he had been arrested three times' for driving drunk. Judge Moore < fined the defendant $500 and costs I with his driver's license revoked i for five years. " The heaviest prison sentence 1 was from seven to ten years, on a charge of larceny and forgery, which was passed out to Gene Watts, Canton. . Four divorces have been grant- , ed: Mary Fdith Miller vs James , S. Miller; Robert L. Mills vs Min- ] nie L. Mills; Pearl Jenkins Sutton \ vs Lloyd Sutton, and Stephen P. ( (See Court?Page 2) Garden Club Is Sponsoring Yule Contest ! The Richland Garden Club is j sponsoring a Christmas Decoration c contest in the community, accord- c ing to Mrs. T. L. Gwyn, chairman ^ of the committee in charge. Prizes are offered to business firms for window decoration and to homeowners for outdoor resi- . dence decoration. The winner in each group will receive $10.Of). Judging will take place Thurs day, December 22. ? And business or home owner t wishing to enter the contest Is I asked to call GL 6-3292 or GL 6- v 3332 and after 6 p.m., GL 6-8046. i Serving with Mrs. Gwyn on the ( contest committee are Mrs. Rob ert Stretcher, vice chairman, and .. Mrs. F. G. Rippetoe. j NEW ARRIVAL at the Wayneuville National Guard Armory Is this M-47 tank, which weighs 49 tons, is armed with a 90 mm. gun. one .50 caliber and two .30 caliber machine guns, and is equipped with latest radios. WaynesvHIe's Tank ' ??????11 Mi Company of the 129th Infantry has trained with the M-47 at summer camp before, but has never had one here before. The unit's old M-4 tanks will be turned In. As big as it is, the new M-47 is classed as a "medium" tank. (Mountaineer Photo). 10 Church Services Now Planned In Haywood For Thanksgiving Day New Housing Development Is Opened At Junaluska Service Station Srand Opening Friday, Saturday The new Phillips 66 service sta ion on the Asheville Road, be ween the Haywood County Hos pital and East Waynesville School, vill have its grand opening this Friday and Saturday, according to Lllus Burnette, owner and opera or of the station. During the grand opening all notorists who have their car's gas .anks filled will receive a free six jottle carton of Coca-Cola. Free balloons, lollypops, and >anks also will be given to the ;hildren The new service station, of the atest design, is constructed of con rrete block and Crab Orchard itone, has mercury vapor lighting, vide driveway, and 150-foot front ige. Its owner, Mr. Burnette, has iperated service stations for sev- | ?ral years and formerly was in lusiness at Five Points in Hazel- J vood. Distributor of Phillips 66 pro lucts in this area and lessor of he new station is the Allison A )uncan Oil Co of Hazelwood. 1 vhich now serves 60 retail outlets 1 n Western North Carolina, North 1 Georgia, and East Tennessee. Phillips 66 stations feature | Flite Fuel" gasoline, containing ngredients used formerly only in ( igh-octane aviation gasoline, and , Trop-Artic" motor oil, an all- i .rather lubricant. ? I A new housing development near Lake Junaluska has been opened up by Marshall Kirkpatrick and Hex Messer at the intersection of old Highway 19-23 and the Crab tree road, just south of Long's Chapel Methodist Church. Known as the "Mar R&x" housing project, the development has 21 lots, on which four brick homes will be built. Two of the homes will face toward the Crabtree road, the other two toward the old Clyde road All will contain from four to six rooms, and will have differ ent plans. Work is now under way on the first house and is expected to be completed within six weeks, weath er permitting. All four dwellings are expected to be finished by next May. The new development has all city utilities, including a sewer line laid recently. When completed, the homes in the Mar Rex housing project will be advertised for sale.* Car Slightly Damaged In Wreck Slight damages of about $75 were done to the 1953 Buick of William Mile, Canton, In a col lision about 7 p.m. Monday, at Clyde. Milne was behind a Nation al Guard truck, and started to pass an the right side of the truck as lie thought the truck was going to turn left. William Russell Jenkins, also of Canton, was driver of the truck, iccording to Patrolman W. R. Woolen, investigating officer. The ;ruck was not damaged, The Thanksgiving holidays will be observed in Haywood County with special union church services in six communities?Waynesville, Hazelwood, Clyde, Canton, Bethel, and Lake Junaluska. Three of the services will be on Wednesday night, the other three on Thursday morning. , A special offering will be taken at the Waynesville service for the orphanages of the four participate ing denominations. Offerings at Hazelwood and Clyde will be used to assist needy children in tlio community at Christmas time, Waynesville Services in Waynesville will be at the First Baptist Church at 9:30 p.m. Thursday, with the Rev. James Y. Perry, rector of Grace Episcopal Church, bringing the principal message. The Rev. T. E. Robinett, host pastor, and the Rev. Earl H. Bren dall, pastor of the First Methodist Church, also will participate. The Rev. CalAn Thielman, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, is now out of town, but his chur.ch will be represented at the services. Special, music will be presented by members of choirs of the four Waynesville churches, under the direction of Charles F. Isley of the First Baptist Church. Hazelwood Hazciwood's services will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Haz elwood Baptist Church, with the Rev. L. E. Wiggins, pastor of the Hazelwood Methodist Church ,as the principal speaker. Also on the program will be: Welcome by the Rev. Pete Meisner of the Seventh-Day Ad ventist Church, scriptures by the (See Thanksgiving?Page 8) Highway Record For 1955 In Haywood (TO DATS) Killed...: 3 (1954 ? 3) Injured.... 83 (1954 ? 58) Accidents 166 Loss.. $70,230 (This Information H? ptled from records of State Highway PatroL) ' Ben Lippen Wins Spelling Bee, WTHS Girl Runner-Up Sunbeam Btheridge of Ben Lip en won the first annual Blue :>dge Conference championship 'uesday night at Bethel by out isting Leona Davis of Waynesville Ugh. Miss Davis, from Saunook. miss d the word "chlorine'1 and then liss Etheridge spelled the word arrectly and won the contest by pelling "cylinder." , Roy Lee Fulbrigtit of Waynes llle was third, Janice Frady of ethel was fourth and Christy ramlette of Bethel fifth. Other schopls represented at the inference spelling bee ware Br%* vard and Hendersonville. The contest lasted for 56 rounds and consumed more than 300 words Besides "chlorine", the words that stumped the losers were: In tended, s a n d wl c h, guarantee, straight, surveyor, annul, Initia tive, silhouette, digestible, renais sance, and carburetor (a boy min ed that one). Students from Western Carolina College at Cullowhee Judged the contestants: Jennie McMillan of Lowell, N. C , and Billy Parks Da vis of Mecklenburg County. Wiley (See Spelling Bee?Page ?) ?