e~! The Waynesville Mountaineer !~i^
? a Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park q c |
71st YEAR NO. 100 12 PAGES Associated Press ~ ~~ WAYNESVILLE. N. C.. MONDAY AFTERNOON, DEC. 3, 1956 . $3.50 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
The need for more industries in
Haywood County and the advan
la/ <Aind disadvantages of this
ar^<s>m\ connection with attracting
more plants here was discussed at
a Lions Club meeting Thursday
night by N-sd J. Tucker, executive
vice president of the Chamber of
Mr Tucker expressed the belief
that no industries have com.? to
Haywood County in recent years
because no organized effort has
been made until lately to get them
He cited other possible reasons
why the county has no new plants
? being off a main line of rail
transportation, and the complicat
ed tax structure of North Caro
lina which is row being studied
by a tax commission for the pur
ine ? of making favorable revisions.
Offsetting these disadvantages,
however, are. these eight factors,
1. Excellent climate.
2. Excellent labor force with a
surpfus of workers.
3 The purest water in the U S
4. An abundance of hydroelec
tric power at economical rates
5. Cooperative citizenry and
6 A Mid-South location near
market centers, and destined to be
on a major interstate highway
when the Pigeon River Road is \
7 Near a center of technical ,
research triangle and leading col-'
leges and universities?University j
of North Carolina. North Carolina.
State, and Duke University
8 The location of several pros
Mr. Tucker said that Haywood
needs new industries to raise the |
per capita income of its residents. |
and to avoid "exporting" high
school and college graduates who
are unable to find job- here.
The Chamber executive pointed
out that the state is now making a
concerted effort to attract new in
dUstires to North Carolina to raise
the state's ranking of 43rd in the
nation in per capita income ?
$1,190 annually < 1954?.
Governor Hodges recently urged
Tar Heel towns and counties to.
carry dn individual industrial pro-j
grams, pointing out that "the 1
(See Industry?Page 6t
A largo number of patrons and ,
football fans of Clyde High School '
will attend the annual football
banquet Tuesday. 7 p.m. at the
The football team, and Coach I
Brown Griffin will be honored for
their outsanding record this year,
of nine victories in regular season. 1
Their only loss was in the confer
ence playoff with Glen Alpine.
Bobby Terrell, sports editor of
The Citizen, will be the speaker
of the evening. Perry Ptemmons, |
principal, is in charge of the pro
School trophies will be awarded
to five pi a vers. plus the Coaches'
trophy W Curtis Kuss, editor of
The Mountaineer Will award the'
trophies in behalf of the school.
Awards will he made to the most
valuable lineman for defense and |
offensive work; the same for the!
backfield. and the most valuable
player. The award from Coach
Griffin will be to the player who
showed the most improvement dur
ing the season.
Fair and warmer today. Tuesday, J
partly cloudy and continued mild.
"Official WaynesviH* tempera
ture as reported by the State Test
? Date Max. Min. Pr.
Nov. 29 47 29
" 30 46 23
Dec. 1 49 16
" 2 . . 56 15 . |
fVOKK.MKN finished installing 17.? additional
lock boxes in the vault of the f irst National
Itank here Friday. Shown here is Oeorge I.amp
Ion (center), installer, of Ifayton. Ohio, checking:
the keys with Joe Jack Atkins, left, and l.inton
Palmer, right, both handle look box facilities. The
bank now has 786 boxes in tive sizes. The new
units made of open hearth steel, weighed over
I' -? tons. James Suayngint can he seen in the
background, putting the last bolts in the steel
Two Haywood Towns Will
Discuss Zoning Ordinance
Citizens of Hazelwood and Can
ton will hold a public hearing this
week on proposed zoning ordin
ances for the two towns. Leigh
Wilson, of the League of Munici
palities. will attend both meetings,
as he has assisted both units in
Ilazelwood's meeting is set for
4;30 Tuesday at the Town Hall,
according to C. N. Allen, chairman
of the newly named Zoning Com
mission and Mayor Lawrence
The five-man commission has
hecn working on the proposals tor
several months, and will make for
mal recommendations to the board
of aldermen at the public meet
The Canton meeting is s?>i for
7:30 Wednesday at the high school
auditorium, with F fvey Newman,
chairman of the planning board.
The Hazelwood hoard is compos
ed of Allen, chairman. George
Summerrow. E. A- Williamson, K.
H. Oliver and Karl Robinson.
BOARI) SEEKS FRANK WELCH
Anyone knowing the where
abouts of Frank Vance Welch has
been asked to contact the draft
board at the courthouse.
EARLY MORNING FIRE CALL
The Hazelwood fire department
answered a call about 4:30 this
morning, when an oil stove at Five
Points became overheated.
Chief George BischolT said there
was a lot of smoke, hut no damage.
4-H Club Achievement Day !
Slated Thursday At Canton
The annual 'Haywood County 4-11
Club Achievement Day program
u ill be held at 7 30 p.m. Thurs-1
day in the Canton Junior High I
gym. it has been announced.
The event uas originally set for
last Friday night, but was post- j
pdned because of the state Class-j
\A football game in Canton sta
dium that night.
On the program Thursday will
be a talk by Oscar Phillips, retired
W'NC district 4-H Club leader, ano
pi escalation of awards by Virgil
L Holloway, county farm agent
The leading junior and senior i
4-H clubs will receive certificates, j
and club members wil get medals
A program of recreation In
cluding square dancing and games
and is planned for the 4-H'ers,
leaders, and parents.
Verlin Edwards of Way hesville.
High School, president of the 4-11
County Council, will act as master
of ceremonies for the Achievement j.
Fifteen prisoners were trans
ferred from the Haywood county
jail to prisons at Raleigh and
Peaehtree. following the criminal
term of Superior court here lasl
Three prisoners went to Raleigh
to serve 6 to 10 years, and 12 oth
ers with shorter sentences went to
Peachtree camp at Murphy. Two j
men and one woman, with short !
jail terms were kept here.
Deer Hunter In
Some ?' ?be 1,462 hunters who
stalked deer in Sherwood Forest
during the recent hunting sea
son fame bark with ? buck
draped over the front of their
car. Other nimrods bagged noth
ing hut the knees in their pants. }
However, orobablv the strang- I
est experience of all was relat- j
ed by one hunter who went into
the woods looking for antlers :
?and tame out with a pair of
choppers. False teeth, that is.
Dillard Hooper, game protect
or. said that the man reported
finding a set of uppers lying on
a log. He said they are apparent
ly women's teeth, and niav have
been lost bv someone picking
Anyone who mav lie missing
their uppers are asked to con- ;
tact Mr. Hooper.
Twenty-two thousand while pine j
seedlings were distributed to Hay- j
wood County FFA piembers last
week by County Fire Hanger F.l- ;
dridge Caldwell and his assistants.
Some of the boys received 500
seedlings, others 1.000.
The seedlings were purchased j
and contributed to the FFA by tl*
Champion Paper and Fibre Com
5 RFD Mail Boxes Stolen,
Postal Inspectors On Case j
Evidence uncovered by Clyde's
postmaster. Richard Hannah,
and Deputy (lene Howell, fol
lowing the destruction of five
mail boxes on Clvde route one.
has been turned over to postal
inspectors, as they took over the
Five boxes were ripped off
posts on Highway 209 over Rush
Fork Mountain, and thrown in
a creek on the Sugar Cove Road,
five miles awav.
The five bojfi were taken
from posts in a two-mile area.
Three boxes were from this side
of the mountain, and two from
the other side.
Postmaster Hannah said "it
look some strong pulling to get
several of' the boxes off the
posts, due to the way they were .
Neither l'ostmaster Hannah,
or Deputy llowell gave any hint
as to the evidence they had giv
en the inspeetors.
The destruet<on of mail boxes
is a federal offense.
Postmaster Hannah suggested
that patrons should report such
instanees at onee. sinre the time
element w^>uld he of material
aid in solving many sueh eases.
Clyde route one Is US miles
long, and one of the longest in
the nation. The carrier ia Gerald
Long-Range Poultry Program With
Million Dollar Income Adopted Here
T ; *
A long-range program aimed at I
hi inning llavwood County a mil1
lion dollars annually from poultry ,
enterprises was adopted at a meet- i
ing Thursday afternoon at the 1
It is estimated that the county's ,
MB ? 1 i 11 !? <i in i? I
from poultr.% will
Ire approximately i
$409,000. Of that I
amount, S207.000 ?
, is ' derived from ,
sale of broilers,'
, hatching e % g s,
and $22,000 from
r To reach the
goal of one mil
w. t . >1 ills |j()1j dollars in
five \ ears, it was suggested that
the poultry producers of Haywood
| Count\ set these annual goals:
8.000 more hens for commercial
? eggs ner vear, 6,000 mote liens for
i hatching eggs, and 20.000 more '
Achievement of these goals, it
was pointed out. probably will re
sult from a combination of expan
sion programs by nreserd ooultrv
newcomers e n-S|
tering the field, fit
It \\as a hufl
s tress e (J that'll
county producer. |
should form an * .
tio-ri to handle i||
i. matters like dis-l
tribution and ad-H
vertisin .,t their
poultry products ,,,,n
Producers at the meeting agreed
on the advisability of a county- ,
wide organization ? to be formed
in the near future
One of the speakers Thursday <
j afternoon was C K I'arrisl), ex
... 11 i1 ? 11 poultry
specialist from -
N. < State Col- 1
lege, who said i1
that t h e long- j 1
range outlook Is '
ill three types of, <j
p o u I i r \ enter- j (
He warned, i
T I-'. I'arrUh ;lU' l,1UV,',s '
demand volume- |
production, and added: "It's big-1
time farming that is prospering
most tody\ (
Mr. Panisli expressed the belief
that Haywood County lies in the '
heart of one of the greatest sec- v
i l ions in the world the Western 1
North Carolina mountains and , t
asserted agricultural products t
from here are the equal to those
In addition to urging increasedj'
poultry production and the or- '
gani/ing of poultry producers, the j '
' N C State specialist also called '
j for the advertising of WNC poul- 1
try products, saying that he had
never seen a poultry exhibit by, I
| mountain farmers in all his career .?
(Sec Poultry?Page 6)
A BEAUTIFUL .PLAQUE and a check for $50 was
awarded the Thickety Community at the annual
District Agricultural meeting Saturday in Vslic
ville. Looking at the plaque are. from left: Itoh
Tippett. assistant county agent: Sherrill Jimison
Thickely chairman, and Virgil llolloway, county
.? t-m? |
No War With Russia Soon,
Belief Of Eichelberger
"The chances of a major war are
not large," General Robert L. Eich
?Ibergcr retired Army general.
told Ri.it aria us here Friday. "We
have Pone far in the past seven
years 111 preparing, to keep us from
World War 1H." the General said,
a- lie discuss.'d the Far East situ
General Kichelberger who pre
dicted in December 1941 that Japan
would soon stage a sneak attack,
said, I don't believe that we will
l).. in war with Russia soon. Russia
has pingv of troubles of her own
Poland and Hungary have shown
the hatred of their masses toward
their ma-lii ? in the Kremlin, Cer
tainly the people of the Baltic
states, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria
and Rumania are little, if any. dif
ferent iit their feeling from Poland
and Hungary. Perhaps five per
cent of the population of these
states might be considered friend
ly to the Kremlin. Remember that
the fighting in Hungary was done
by the students, the workers, the
farmers, and the Hungarian satel
lite army "
"Tito is a problem to the Krem
lin. His break in 1948 was the first
open one, and very important.
"When the killing started In
Hungary, Tito blasted at the Krem
'All these facts tell of Red Rus
da's weaknesses alul are deterrents
to war. except for one possibility:
(See No War?Page 6>
Upon To Pay In
13 Court Cases
Judgments have been tinned in
13 eases where the defendants fail->
?d to appear in court. The judg
ments call upon t he bondsman or
Minding company to pay the bond
11 the ease.
The bonds for the 13 cases totals
>4.600 The bonds ranged from $30
Nineteen Haywood County, nren
vere assigned new draft ctassifica
iops by Selective Service iioard 43
it a called meeting last week They
Clas-, l-A 'available for indue-.'
ioni Lamar Everett Kdlian.
Jlyde liovie. LeoRoy Dills, Claude
Eugene Set/cr, Nathaniel D.udlej
tathbone, E. C. Beck. Jr. Rufhs
3uy Mease. Charles Raj. Jr Col
ier Ray lloglen.
Class i-C 'enlisted1 William
Class 1 -1 > (res'Mvet Robert J
'Draft Hoard?Page tit
1 * '.''??"l
Thirty-five persons from Hay
uood County attended the sixth an
nual Community Awards meeting
Saturday at Asheville City Audi
torium where Thickety won an hon
; orablv mention award of a plaque
j and $50 in cash.
At the meeting, which attracted
j some 500 Western North Carolina
I leaders, it was announced that
" Buladean of Mitchell County and
: Cedar Mountain of Transylvania
? had tied for first place.
Third place in the WNC district
contest went to Beech of Buncombe
County, fourth place to Whittier ot
i Swain, and fifth to Union Mills of
The principal speaker on the
program Saturday was Dr. Paul
Re id, former president of Western
' Carolina College and now the
I state's assistant director of higher
education, who urged the audience
to.use the same teamwork, shown in
j the community development pro
gum to promote the progress of
J th" entire mountain region.
For regional development. Dr.
j Ifeid said. Western North Carolina
1 possesses the essentials for a great
| region except in degree.
Our region, he said, possesses an
abundance of human and natural
resources. In institutional wealth,
he continued. WNC is blessed?
except in higher education.
"Our state-supported regional
i-uiuKv>. mi n_*iu saia. need to
be better equipped and better pre
pared to provide more of the tech
In working for development of
the region as a whole, Dr. Reed
also urged the communities and
county organizations to support ac
tively Western North Carolina As
sociated Communities, the private
ly-supported promotion and devel
opment organization for It moun
Killed . . . .1 4
(1955 _ 3)
Injured .. .; 99
(1955 ? 83)
(1955 ? 159)
Loss ... $63*950
(1955 ? 888,995)
(This information complied
from records of State Hltfe
Bears Crush Pack For State AA Title
.In the mountains of Western
North Carolina men usually learn
early lhat it pays to be heavily
armed when you go bear hunting.
Apparently unaware of that fact,
the Eastern Carolina champion
Washington Pam Pack went into
the Black Bear den Friday night
with woefully inadequate firepow
er and got badly mauled. 33-6. in
a Class-AA football finale at Can
On the defense the coastal team
was continually baffled by De
wayne Milner's deceptive hall
handling, and constantly battered
by the vicious line slashes of Billy
Stamey, David Burch, and Wiley
On the offense the Eastern team
was even more completely out
classed and failed to register a
fi-st down until the fourth quar
ter. At the end of four periods of
knocking their head against Can
ton's stone wall, the Pam Pack had
picked up only two first downs
'both on passesi and gained only
13 yards rushing.
Actually, the visitors made a
game of it during the first quar
tSee Black Bears?Page V
HAPPY CANTONIANS Friday nleht after win
nine the statr CUm-AA football rhatnpion?hip
with an overwhelmin* 33-6 victory over Wash
ineton at Canton Memorial Stadium were co-cap
taina Jackie Conard (35) and Billy Stanley and
Head Coach Boyd Allen. (Mountaineer I'hoto).