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Number 19 BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA, MAY 12, 1932. VOLUME XXXVII GALLOWAY WANTS TO SEE PROPERTY BACK IN HAN JS OF OWNERS In Statement Setting Forth Hi* Flans, Galloway Raps Tax Sales Costs. SAYS PENALTY SHOULDN'T BE PLACED ON POOR MAN Wants State To Operate In Full Six Months School ? Book Costs Too High. M. W. Galloway, candidate for nomination on the Democratic ticket for the legislature, has made public the platform upon which he is ask ing the people to consider as his claim for recognition at the hands of his party in the June primary. The statement is an interesting document, in which Mr. Galloway declares that he shall work for a law that will pro vide complete operation of the six meruit school term without any ad valorem tax ; that cost of school books should be ma serially lowered now, with arrangements looking to adop tion ot' plans in the future for pro viding books at cost, or free. Mr. Galloway wants immediate re valuation of property downward, makes his strongest statement re garding exorbitant charges in con nection with sale of real estate for taxes, and the penalizing of poorer citizens who cannot pay taxes prompt ly. Mr. Galloway's statement in full is as follows. "Si- ce announcing my candidacy for the legislature many voters have (Continued on page eigkt) FORMER PASTOR iF BE HEARD SUNDAY Rev. Wallace Hartsell, former pas tor of the Brevard Baptist church anrf at present pastor of the Lake Wood Baptist church at Durham will. preach at both the morning and evening hours of worship at the Baptist church Sunday, according to Rev. Paul Hartsell, pastor. Mr. Paul Hartsell will on the same day, at morning and evening services preach at the Citadel Square church, Charleston. S. C. Mr. Haitseli returned Friday from conducting a two-weeks revival meet ing at the Lake Wood Baptist Church, Durham. TOV/N BOARD MOVES j TO COLLECT TAXES Street Assessments Ordered Advertised And Matter Brought To End When Mayor Ralph Ramsey andi the city alderman met in regular ses sion Monday evening the board ruled ? hat the delinquent street assessments and tax payments be advertised for four weeks and sold on the second Monday in June. A copy of the minutes of the meet ing follow: Present: Mayor Ramsey, and Al dermen Clement, Galloway, Macfie and Wallis. Minutes of Aprl meeting were read :ind approved . Report of committees. Sanitary ccommittee instructed to investigate Duck Pond in rear of W. K. Breese's property. Sanitary committee instructed to first adopted March 7, 1932 and which passed second reading at meet ing of Anril 4, 1932, third and final reading. Clerk and Tax Collector presented delinquent tax list for the year 1931, both ^personal and real and also a list of delinquent street assessments, whereupon a motion was introduced by Alderman Wallis and seconded by Aldernian Macfie ordering clerk and tax collector to advertise property for the non-payment of 1931 taxes in this weeks issue of the Brevard News and to continue such advertisement for four consecutive weeks and to sell said property gjf the City Hall door on the second Monday in . June. A like -^rdcr was made as to street assess ments at least where one payment has not been made on principal and interest paid to November 1, 1980. Board made an order to have traf fic lines painted at once. A two weeks vacation for Chief, Freeman was approved by the Board : one week during this month and a week sometime during the coming fall. I Clerk was instructed to purchase Land Sale Certificate Book. Alderman Wallis introduced a res olution to have the Mayor and Clerk offer R. Emmett Smith the sum of MMOO.OO In settlement for services rendered in making audit for a period of nineteen months ending December g- 31st. Seconded by Alderman Clement and adopted. Motion adopted to adjourn. Attest . f-,\ tf. H. PATTON. Clerk. U. D. C LIBRARY NOW HOME OF THE C. OF C. Post C&rd Day to Be Observed on Friday May 20? -%AI1 To Work. j The U. D. C. Library was chosen i as the office of the Chamber of Commerce when the location com mittee met Monday morning follow ing the JTvwlny 2T"?^:pp. According I to President Jerry Jerome the of | fice will be opened each (Jay in the i week for the benefit of summer tour | ists, beginning June 1st. j Post Card day was set for Friday j May 20 when all the loyal friends I and supporters of Brevard are urged . to "end picture postcards of scones , in Transylvania county to friends in [other sections of the country inviting them to visit here during the sum ] rner. i Each person is asked to mail at i least ten cards and are urged to mail j as many more as possible with a personal appeal written on the re j verse side of the card. ) The Ki'.vanis club will have charge ; of the business section and the Wb I man's Bureau will have charge 01" | the work in the residential section, i These two organizations plan to cam ; paign the community urging the eit I izens to mail the cards to their out of town friends. 1 It has been said fhat the Post ( Continued on page ei/fht) PLAN MOTORCADE " FROM GREENVILLE I __ Decision to cooperate with the | Chamber of Commerce in sponsoring |,a good will trip to Brevard early in I June featured a meeting of the Re tail Merchants Bureau of the Green ville Chamber of Commerce, Friday , May 'i. According to an account of tho '.meeting in the Greenville News: j Date for the trip will be selected I after local schools and colleges have ' closed for ihe present term. Plans are for a group of 30 or 40 business men of Greenville to go to the North Carolina city and entertain a repre ! sentative group there at a supper .meeting. The program would be a forerun ner to a good will tour to Brevard, llcndertonville, Tryon, and Greer later in the summer. A large number of the citizens of Brevard have expressed themselves favorably in regard to the planned motorcade of Greenville Chamber of Commerce and are' confident that Brevard through its Chamber of Com merce will give the movement every cooperation and aid possible. HAYES RITES HELD FRIDAY AFTERNOON! Funeral services for Carlos Ed ward Hays, 34, Brevard Mechanic and son of J. W. Hays were held at the home Friday afternoon at 3:00 o'clock i with Rev. R. L. Alexander, pastor of , the Brevard Presbyterian church of | ficiatihg. Interment was made at Oak I Grove cemetery. Mr. Hays who was at the time of his death employed as mechanic for | the Hayes Motor Company died Thursday afternoon at 2:10 o'clock, , following an illness of several days resulting from the contraction of pneumonia. The deceased is survived by two brothers, Homer Hays of New York ' and Ray Hays of Brevard. Four sis ters, Miss Elsie Hays of Asheville; i Mrs. Wallace Bryant, Miss Gene and ; Mildred Hays of Brevard. : Pallbearers were: Harry Clark, Philip Price, Dan Merrill, Walter ' Hart, George Nicholson and Hale Si niard. Funeral arrangements by Brevard Undertaking Company. LYDAY OPERATING MACHINE SHOP NOW! Will Lyday of Pisgah Forest an-j nounces in this weeks issue of the Brevard News that he has complete charge of the machine shop at the Oar i' Lumber Company and is equip ped to do all kinds of custom work, i He invites the patronage of everyone ' needing any kind of custom work. | Mr. Lyday is skilled in machinery and customs work, he having had 16 years experience along that line. He | has worked with the Transylvania ] Tanning Company., Sid Barnette, I Carolina Machinery Company of Asheville and for the past 11 years , he has been connected with the cus I toms department of the Carr Lumber , ! Company. j Mr. Lyday is widely known and ad mired in Transylvania county, he having been born and reared in the county. He studied in the Public schools of Brevard an ^ was graduat j ex) from the Brevard Institute in the [class of 1916. RALPH GALLOWAYS ESSAY GIVEN PRAISE BY STATE OFFICIALS j Declared To Be One Of Beat j la A Contest With 700 Students In State. | RELATION OF FORESTS TO FISH AIV'D GAME IN STATE t Young Galloway Is Brevard High School Student ? His Essay Printed In Full Ralph Galloway, popular Brevard school boy, attracted attention of the official* of the department of conser vation and development at Raleigh, with an essay written on the subject of forests, game and fish relationship. There were more than seven hundred I lett<*s written by students through i out the state, and young Galloway's 'essay was of such high order that ; State Forester J. S. Holmes has had it printed for distribution to the newspapers of the state. Following is a letter from Mr. Holmes, and a full copy if Ralph's essay : The Letter i ''Editor The Brevard News: j "As you probably know, we have i been conducting a state-wide essay con i rest on the subject "The Relation of j Forests to Our Fish and Game" t sponsored by the North Carolina For (cstry Association, the American For ? estry Association, the North Carolina i Council of the Izaaic Walton League, | am! the North Carolina Department of Conservation and Development. "There were over 700 essays writ (Continued on page five) i:pmWwIssn" | BATTLE WITH HAIL I "Pug" Hinton, clever Brevard box er, won an eight round decision ovi r j Soldier Hall of Burlington, N*. C. Sat-1 ; urday night May 1>. although weigh ting 154 pounds to Hall's 164, it haS| I been reported. ! According to recent accounts of the [battle, it was "Pug's" fight all the ;way. In the first round, Hinton ' knocked his opponent through the ; j ropes with a lightning left to the .jaw.! 'this being the first punch of the i fight.. The Soldier was down for a! ? count of 8 and successive rounds were decidedly in favor of the Brevard boy who constantly kept Soldier Hail in a groggy stupid condition. It was said that it was only his ability to take hard knocks that saved Hall from be ing knocked out. In this fight "Pug" celebrated bis | return to North Carolina rings aftei*\ a successful campaign in Florida <lur-j. ing the winter months. Hinton has been fighting for comparatively short time and his ever, increasing list of knockouts and de cisions include a large number of ex"-' perienced veterans of the pugilisuo i world. He received his early training! at the hands of Prof. Edwin Wikel who won a name for himself in col-! legiate boxing circles. ' ZACHARA, MUSICAL 1 ARTIST, TO BE HEARD i 7 i Mrs. Louise Simons, member o f the Wednesday Morning Musicale of j 1 Asheville and chairman of Brevard of , the invitation list for the recital Fri-I day, May 20th of the great Polish \ I Pianist, Zachara, makes the following! ? announcement. ! Franciszek Zachara, the young Pol- ; ish artist, though only thirty years] of age has already achieved in Europe ' a reputation as a master pianist com parable to that of Paderewski. j He was graduated from the Im ! perial Conservatory of Petrograd and ' [Saraton. He has made triumphal con-: cert tours to the capitals of Russia, j Poland, Austria, and France. He was ' ,I)irector of the Conservatory of Mu-| sic in Carini, Russia and for six years \ was professor of Piano in the Conser vatory of Katonce, Poland. The president of Brenau College i discovered Zachara in New York City, several months after his arrival in this country and induced him to' come to Brenau college. Here he is, professor of Piano and is giving ? ? t number of brilliant recitals. The pro- ' gram of his Asheville recital, Friday j May 20 will be published next week. . The above announcement was writ ten by Mrs. Annie Sanford Donohoo. I of Asheville, who is a personal friend j [of Zachara's and has given Mrs. Sim-; | ons authority to issue an invitation j list to prominent musicians of Bre-i vard. The invitations are not trans- j ferable and will be issued only to ! those postively able to use them, as1 the demand for invitations in Ashe- 1 ville is double the capacity of the hall, j J&KVMtl TV MSCrUKti Jerry .T?rome, ,?<>nk>r WnrH- -H'! ' give instruction hi Master's Degree at .\?asonic meeting Friday night. BOYD FARMERS HOLD IMPORTANT MEET AT JONES RESIDENCE ' Committers Named and the Chaimsn of Each Called to Meet Tonight 1 SISTERS OF THE SKILLET NAME OF NEW GROUP Executive Committee and the 1 Chairmen of Each Group to Meet at Lyday's by t. g. miller Monday evening May 2nd the niem 1.7s <" the Executive committee of 'the Industrious Farmers Club of I Boyd . Township 5-10 year orgar.iza , hon met at tr.e home of Mr. and Mrs. , &.H. Jones jor the purpose of naming , the various committees and th?>ir i chairmen to serve until re-appointed and to see what neighbor Jone's had in the way of refreshment. 1 Mr. J. A. Glazener and Mrs. Bates * . members of the Regional -Stair of r?s eighteen Countv 5-70 year organization were with us and .|vc certainly enjoyed the evening. > Mrs. Jones being disqualified for cooking on account of broken arm. wc . '"joyed cake and coffee served by Mr, ? ?! /' J?nes having demonstrated , his ability along that line the cx fccutive committee decided to name SkiHettT "The S,'Sters nf The j Th,. various committees and the!r I thoh-Z" we!VveCted with cai'e a"d 1 , *18n,es *>? bo in each of the Bre vaj , papers this week and we ask you I ' !""k to the committees and j ( Continued on page five) .CfKCOMlNOEB 1 OVER THE COUNTY I riiii :,<?1^nce v:ith tho pre-school [clinic schedule outlined by Prof. J B 1 Jones the clinic work will continue Thursday with Dr. C. L. Newland 1 county health officer nnd Miss Robbs! , *tate nurse in charge. The health workers will be at the Cedar Mountain School house. Thurs day afternoon; Lake Toxaway Fri day morning; and Balsam Grove Fri day afternoon. Colored children will be given the tovid treatment Monday Mav 1<; at the Rosmwald School building. '"'"-school clinic was sponsor ed by Mrs. S. F. Verner. president p.- r r ' al'ent-Teacher association, r roi . j. B. Jones, county-city super intend.'!, t and -43 r. C. L. New land, county health officer. A!) children en tering : the school next year fcr the tiret ntne will be expected to have 'taken tn<? toxiat)-, treatment. MkdEDELEGATION f ATTENDS MEETING , 4VV fr?f Brevard MethA disrt Church whl attended the Ashe w"e.D.lstvr,cLC&forehee held at" the U6?ti Asheyille Methodist church in* eluded EjjP; J. H. West, Rer.. ?<}.'?'<? Brink/rfan, Rev. Marr, Prof. J. F. VViirfon. Miss Florence Kern, Mrs. Cordis King, Mrs. A. R. Giljespie, Mrs. Oliver Orr, Mrs. L. B. Haynes, George Hays, Prof. J. F. Rufty. -.*?{"? Litaker, presiding elder of the district, presided over the ses sion and reports, speeches and ser mons were heard from many of the outstanding Methodist ministers and toymen of Western North Carolina The session was held Tuesdav and W ednesday and over 300 delegates, pastors and laymen were present. BOX SUPPER FRIDAY AT THE ENON SCHOOL! For the benefit of the Penrose ball club a box supper will be held Friday evening at the Enon School house, according to N. L. Ponder, secretary^ of the Sylvan Valley League and| manager of the Enon Club. Ice cream and candy will also be on sale while a number of musical1 numbers have been scheduled for the evening's entertainment including a, quartet and a string band. ROSMAN GROUP IN I FLORIDA MEETING; ? Rav. J, E. Bert, pastor of the Ros rnan Baptist church with Will Glaz ener, Rosman merchant and A. M. Paxton left Wednesday May 11 for St. Petersburg, Florida to attend the Southern Baptist convention. The pastor and his two prominent laymen will return from the meeting will be published in the Brevard News| next week. COOL KNIGHTS TO BE STAGED NEXT WEEK Busine?? And Professional Women's Club to Sponsor Big PS&y. f The Brevard Business and Pr&fes S sional WomafTs Glut will present one > of the largest ar.d latest home talent jeii musical comedies of the season at the High Schooi building here Thura ; day May 19 and Friday evening May ,20, according to Walter Rucklcy who | will direct the entertain; ant. | Mr. Ruckiey a member if Yhe Tri angle Producing Company of Greens i boro is very optomistic and promises | the public one of the best entertain ? ments Brevard has ever seen. ; The production entitled '"Cool j Knights" will include ISO persons in jits cast including the choruses and other special numbers. Mr. Ruckiey is . here at this time working with the : selection and development of the char | acters and he states that he has found i some of the best talenc here, that can 'be found anywhere. I Seats may be reserved at Macfie 1 Drug Company with no advance in price. Admission prices 20 and SO cents. The Business and Professional Woman's club has been doing splendid work in this community and the citis c.":- arc urged to support them in their klw venture. S COUfflY SINGING CONVENTION HERE t ? | The annual Five-county singing convention which is to be held at the , Coin ty court house Sunday is expect ed to draw a large number of persons j from Western North Carolina poinu j as well as other parts. ! The counties which arc expected to ] participate in the convention include, ! Haywood, Transylvania, McDowell, j Buncombe and Henderson. Orviile Simpson of the Simpson Barber Shop and a widely known singer is president of the convention and will preside over the Sunday scs ' si on. ; Everyone is cordially invited to at i tend this convention and take part !' ; the congregational singing. neebyiIrealIeed NOW SAYS MISS KERF i ' A call has been issued by Miss Florence Kern to citizens of Transyl 1 vania county to give their hearty and ' sympathetic support to the County | Welfare Board. According to Miss Kern, who has ; charge of the disbursement office | here the demands have far exceeded (the supply of food and clothing here and it is necessary that citizens rc ! spond immediately in order to relieve i the suffering in various sections of : Transylvania. I Recent generous contributions of f food and clothing have been made by 'the following persons: F. E. B. Jen 'kjna, Robert Gash, ,Tud McCrary, ; Mrs. Ed' .Patfon, Miss Annie .lean j-Gash, Mrs. Flora Hart, Mrs. Jerry Jerome. TWO SCAPE FROM i COUNTY JAIL HERE ! ! Milas Perry of the See-Off section and peorge Smith of Quebec who i were confined to the county jaii for i violation of prohibition laws escaped ; Friday night by sawing through the bars of their cell. It is said that the two men sawed into the bar through a piece of soap ' and in that manner concealed the | noise of the sawing. Officers have been working on the case but when the Brevard News went to press no development? had been made. LOCUSTS TAKE EAST ! MAIN ST. BY STORMi I I Seventeen -year locusts were gath | ering in numbers beyond estimation on the trees and shrubs of East Main ' Street during the early part of tho , week and their numbers increased as | the week passed. ' Especially large numbers were seen 'and heard on the estate of J. S. SH versteen and near the home of R, L. Nicholson where the big insects gath ered on the limbs in such numbers as to bend them to the ground. Deserted shells were seen in piles on the ground beneath the trees. The incessant sing ing of the creatures kept the air throbbing at all hours during the day. Thousands of holes beneath (he trees revealed from whence the lo custs dame as they crept from the ground to the trees during the dark ness of the night. Old citizens here say that the lo ? ' were noted in even great - jer numbers in the year ItftS although [only a few were seen in 1915. . ?i-/- ws FARMERS OF LITTLE ! RIVER MAKE PLANS | FOR SEASONS WORK Martin Shipznan, President rf the 5-10 Farm Group, la Charge, GLAZENER, HAMLIN AND i OTHER INVITED SPEAKERS ! Webb to Address Nexi Maw Meeting To Be First F ? day In June [ More than 200 little River fanners, farm women and young people gath ered at the Little River School hmwe Friday evening for one of the most enthusiastic farm meetings < ver h??W! in Transylvania county. Martin Shipman, president of Ore Little River, 6-10 farm organization presided over the session. Neat Hamilton, Littie River farmer and musician of note, introduced a* original composition of music whicfe he had recently composed while pleat ing. The song entitled "The Farmer'* Prosperity" was dedicated by Me. Hamilton to the 5-10 farm movement of Transylvania county, the number being sung by a quintet including" Mr. Harm lfon. A. II. Pickelsimer, Newt Pickelsimer, Parmer MeCrary and T J., McCall, with Mr. Hamiftos , playing a guitar accompaniment. Throughout the entire progntw musical numbers were rendered 1 *T * Little River String band. Will Glazener, Rasman meichat.t ii. a short talk praised the Little River citizens for their enterprising and their enthusiasm in the farw (Continued on pege five) (M SCOUTS TO BE IN TEN DAY CAMP I Plans are being perfected by tJirt Scout leaders here for the Ten-day Girl Scout camp which is to be heW at Camp Sapphire early in .lune for the benefit of the Brevard Girl Seoul Troops I and II and the Pwitosr troop. According to officials of the loort troops the cam]) will be standardize! and every effort is being made w make the ten day camp e.vci-ilingly valuable for all the girls. A call has been issued by Gufl Scout officials of the county for the loan of books and files of magazines suitable for girls to read. These books and magazines may be left a} Plummer Co. It is expected that 40 girls ana between 10 and 15 counselors will attend the camp. During tlie days of the camp session Girl Scout officials from headquarters in Xw York are expected to visit the Scor.cr Miss Willie Aiken is Captair. <>? Troop No. I, while Miss Ethet Mo Minn is Lieutenant, Mrs. Hinton Vo Leod is Captain of Troop No. II with Misses Ethel McMinn and Lillian ??<? kins as Lieutenants. Mrs. Ina Rustin is Captair. .f lb* Penrose troop and Miss Fret-man if Lieutenant. CHANGE IN BEAUTY ! SHOP ANNOUNCED ! ? Exclusive F amous Harper* Method, Under Supervision of Mrs. Lodema Robert ion According to an announcement in this week's issue of the B rev ml News the beauty parlor formerly knc-wn as the Nobby Shoppe Beauty Par'nr ha* been changed to Harper Method Beauty Shop, under the supei-visiwi of Mrs. Lodema Robertson, a Harper method trained specialist. The announcement and invitation in vites all ladies of this community t? visit the shop, which has been re modeled and redecorated, in order l? give move efficient and skillful ser vice. Harper method cosmetic-, for i shop and home use will be on hand 'for the inspection of visitors. , In order to acquaint local with the new service and its benefit* and advantages, as well as, the n<rw i Harper Method Beauty Culture treat ment, Mrs. Robertson plans to present each lady with a sample of powder blended to her individual type of complexion. ; Mrs. Robertson's treatments Tievr 1 gained wide popularity since she "ire gen her shop here and it is exported that a large number of ladies will take advantage of her generous offer. ?JVTien the senior exercises were'hefii at the Brevard and Rosman high schools many people were heard to remark that th? seniors of 1932 were the most handsome .and most bcaafiful ever to grace the respective sctawls. A large amount of the crtdit fr-r this praise was due to the work of Mra. , Robertson and her assistants who ap plied the gentle art of make up t? the class members and in this man , rcer established her skill as a beauty specialist and brought out all the hidden beauty of the school students.

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