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WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, Jl'NE 29, 19:$:
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'fire destroys plast
Fire destroyed the finishing department-
storage and manufacturing
nluit of the Novelty Manufacturing
Cmminv at Thoniasville Sunday.
!,a mage was estimated at $20,000.
IF1FL WORKER TEACHES S.
15 v a two to one margin vote, the
Men's Bible elass of the Limcstone
. Mvi'f Methodist church of Uaffney,
defined to accept the resignation of
II Swirik as teacher. Swink was
receii'lv appointed elector for repeal
of the 18th amendment.
1 XVKFKGH AND WIFE TO FLY
Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh and
hi- wife, plan to fly from New York to
(Jmiiland within the next two or
.hive weeks. From Greenland the
ilight will probably be extended across
ihe Atlantic to Iceland and Denmark.
yorxa womax killed
Mis Kathleen barren, 17, was
fatally injured and two young men
seriously injured when an automobile
lontaini'ng six people crashed with a
iai near Washington, N.C.
w n t-hoik on: cosily
V Scott McBridge, general super
intendent of the Anti-Saloon league,
-aid that the stay-at-home vote in
12 states which have approved re
peal of the eighteenth amendment
-duld hay? prevented that result.
Pr. McBrido said the vote was less
than one-third the total vote and less
ban -10 per "cent of that cast in the
Jut general election.
COX VICT KILLED
Ilium Frye, of High Point, serv
ing live to seven years for alleged
hkrhvyay robbery, was shot to . death
in an attempt to escane from state
S20.000.000 IS WILLED
A 20,000.000 trust fund to be used
without restrictions Tor the benolit
of humanity," was established in the
will of the' late Horace J. Rackman.
multi-millionaire philanthropist it was
learned when his will was filed for
probate in Detroit this week.
RIGS BY LOSES J Oil
R. W. Rigsby, former city manager
of Asheville and Charlotte, who has
recently been employed at Washington
in the organization of vast public
works, lost his job, according to an
article in the Charlotte News yester
day. H was reported that Mr. Rigsby
w;u working for a salary of between
.97.000 and $9,000 a year.
( W A.' KlLLhl) I HOLDl l
-William K. Tennell, cashier of the
Lacrosse. Intl., State Bank, was killed
lv: one of five bandits who attempted
to rob the bank. No loot was gotten
by the bandits as the safe was locked.
U'O.IM.Y DROWXS IX LAKE
Mrs. Rebecca Ranson Duncan, 5G,
dean of women for Montreal Normal
School at Montreal, was found
drowned in the lake Monday. Coroner
Carroll of Buncombe county said it
was a clear case of suicide. She had
been despondent for sometime, it was
AL SMITH GETS DEGREE
Alfred Emanuel Smith, who obtain
ed his early schooling in the college
of hard knocks, was honored last
week by the country's oldest institu
tion of higher learning, when Harvard
University conferred upon him the
degree of doctor of laws.
W. W. N. C. Cafe In
stalls New Service
C. A. George, owner of W. W. N. C.
Cafe, announced yesterday that he is
having installed this week a special
counter in the front of his cafe in
which he will keep all kinds of salads,
imported : cheeses, and meats of the
style sold in delicatessens.
The counter will have electric re
frigeration and will be located at the
front of his place of business and can
1e observed easily from the street.
The salads and cooked foods will be
prepared by the cafe chef, it was
stated. The food will be retailed or
served to customers at the cafe-
At Lake Junaluska
Rev. L. B. Hayes presuming elder
of the Waynesville District, will deliv
. er the sermon at the 11 o'clock ser
vice at the auditorium at Lake Ju
naluska next Sunday morning.
On Saturday at the 11 o'clock ser
Wallace, The Magician, will give an
entertainment at the auditorium.
Chas. E. Ray, Jr.,
With Brother Here
Was Chief Engineer of Depart
ment cf Conservation and
Chas E. Ray, Jr., who for eight
years has served in an engineering
capacity and as chief engineer of the
division of Water Resources and En
gineering of the Department of Con
servation and Development, has re
signed from that post and is return
ing to Waynesville. his home, where
he will enter into business with his
brother, J. iltord Kay, m the mer
cantile firm of C. E. Ray's Sons, one
of the largost department stores west
Mr. Ray stated yesterday that he
wanted to begin his duties at the
store this week, but that he could not
leafe his office in Chapel Hill for about
a '.week, as the man to take his posi
tion had not been named.
"I'm glad to be back in Waynes
ville, ami I intend to take an active
part in civic affairs,'' he stated.
Mr. Ray tirst went into the service
of the Conservation Department in a
subordinate capacity in the summer
of 1!2,! while a student at the Uni
versity of North Carolina. He re
ceived a degree in Engineering from
the University in 11)2:"), and contin
ued oil a part-time basts for two
years while doing graduate work.
After completing further work at
the University, Mr. Ray became prin
cipal .-assistant, engineer under Thorn
dike Saville,- nationally known engin
eer and former professor of hydraulic
engineering at the University of
North Carolina, who now holds a sim
ilar position with New 'York Uni
versity,' Mr. Kay -wasadvanced' to
the position of chief engineer in Sep
Urr.ber. 'lil.'!2, 'following the' resigna
tion of Mr. Saville.
According to' lliicc.or 1 larreb-ou.
Mr. Hay has filled hi-; -position with
lie highest dygioc of nrol'tciency -and
hi- progressiva ideas and program
have distinguished hint in his pro
rission. Several constructive features
tiitioduced by Mr. Ray, the director
continued, including the enlargement
of . studies of salinity of waters of
North Carolina's upper sounds, ob
taining cooperation of the U; S. Coast
Guard in beach erosion studies, and
broadening the scope of studies of industrial-waters
of the 'State, mark the
tenure of office of the chief engineer.
He has had -'occasion' to maintain
numerous- contacts with cooperating
municipal and federal officials. Com
menting on his resignation, the Chief
Hydraulic Engineer of the U. S.
( ologu il feuiuy, Mi ( t.iovti,
writing from Washington said:
"Please1 accept my congratulations
and best wishes for your success.
However. I regret most sincerely to
lose you as a cooperating official with
the State Department of Conservation
and Development not only because of
our pleasant relations in the past but
also on account of your enterprising
and progressive attitude in regard to
the work; Li you resignation I feel
that the Department: of Conserva
tion and Development will suffer a
severe Toss. However, I hope that the
State will continue to benefit from
your services in other capacities and
that the Survey will not be divorced
from your personal interests."
The Water Resources and Engin
eering Division, of: which Mr. Ray
has been in charge, is concerned with
varied engineering activities hugely
relating to the water resources of the
St it loimal projects of woik have
included, stream gaging in coopera
tion with the U. S. Geological Survey;
power studies; hydraulic investiga
tions including rainfall, evaporation,
etc.; coastal studies , in cooperation
with the State Board of Health; in
dustrial water studies in cooperation
with institutions of the State, land
draining; and related activities. From
time to time, the Division has served
in engineering capacities for various
State agencies. Particularly it has
had charge of rehabiliating the eight
mile levee protecting Caledonia Pris
on Farm from Roanoke River. floods.
The mercantile firm rwith which
Mr Ray will be associated was formed
bv his father about forty years ago.
It operates eight departments which
in addition to being designed to meet
the needs of the Waynesville commu
nity including Hazelwood and Lake
Junnaluska. operates particularly to
meet the varied needs of the substan
tial rural population of Haywood and
$2,766 Is Spent In
Haywood For Relief
Work During May
Raleigh. A total of $1,0 13.666 was
spent for relief purposes throughout
North Carolina during the month of
Ma v. according to statistics made pub
lic by the Governor's Office of Relief.
This sunt is approximately $50,000
les, or about five per cent, of the
$1,001,855 spent during April and
nearly 23 per cent less than the
$1,323,346 spent during March.
In this county $2,766 was spent in
May; . t
To Perform Here
( APT. 1U BK PKHKINS
To Perform Here
iHitidf old Artist To Do Many
Stunts For The Fiililu1 1 hat
Captain Rube- Perkins, who does
things while blindfolded that many
pioplo could' not do under anv-circumstance's,
will t'e in this city next
week-end to prove to the public how
"easy" it is to do things under all
Walking ' around the edge of the
i-'irsi National liank building while
blindfolded is one of the many feats be
plans to do during his .'exhibit ion here.
T-'iviiH!' checker.. With !'vo people at
...ice while 'bliiu'lfobled is ancttior of
h- - thiioi's' ho -delightf in. :., it is
i , ported- thai lie M-ldom .. lo,-- -e a
gnl.lC el' rheclo-r-- 'llldel' sue! comli
i;oi)s. do, s not. carry a card - showing
;hat he is -a iio.'llihe,- of the J,arbcr's
uiiioii: 'but never! heless he will shave
n nuin, although be will have on his
u.ual 'heavy blindfoold.
r.-ipiain Perkins is expected to ar
rive Tn're the first of tluv weidi aiid
at that time Will have his program
dotinitcly arranged and a complete
announcement will he made in next
Letters For Local
Delivery Will Be
Carried For 2 Cents
New Postage Kate Hecomes Kf-
fevtive Saturday. Authorities
Helieve Revenue Will 15c
The recent nrder for a two-cent
postage .rate, on "local maii will be
come effective mi Saturday, according
to an announcement by postal au
T. 1.. (ireen, local postmaster,
stated that any letter which is sent
to any person getting his mail at
the local post office, either in box,
by carrier or rural carrier, would be
carried for. two cents. Any mail
going from the local post officer. 'and
through another post 'office will have
to have the usual three-cent postage.
It is the belief of postal authorities
that this new rate, will increase post
age revenue, and then, too, the prin
cipal involved is that it does not seem
that a letter beinb delivered, to a
neighbor should cost as much as one
mailed to a city- thousands of miles
nwav, it was explained.
Work On County
Budget To Begin
Witih Few Days
Commissioners Meet Here To
morrow For Last Day As
The. board of county commissioners
are scheduled to complete their work
as a board of equalization on Friday
of this week when thev meet at the
coseurt house to hear the tax payers
of Waynesville Township.
Members of the board announced
that the number of complaints for ad
justments were far less than expect
ed. Just a small umber have thus
far appeared before the board.
It is thought that the board will
bring back approximately $22,500,000
in assessments when they, complete
their work. With this figure or what
ever amount they bring back, they
will begin at once in making out the
budget for the coming year. It is
expected that it will take several days
before: the budget will be complete,
and the tax rate for next year an
nounced. One member of the board stated
that the coming year will be the great
est tax year, as there are more debts
coming due than any other year.
Fourth Of July
Celebration I s
Planned For Lake
Fireworks, Tennis, (iolf, Flay
And Twenty-Five l'ieee lkind
Will Ue Featured
A lull program of events has been
planned tor the Fourth of July at
Lake .luanluska. This program has
been arranged for the entertainment
of the large number of visitors and
Hsidents who arc expected to spend
the holiday at the Southern Assem
bly tl rounds.
Beginning in the morning at 10
o'clock a golf tournament will lie held
at the .lunaluska tiolf Course. At
the -ame timt. tennis matches will
start on the courts adjoining the bath
house. In the afternoon swimming
and divitnr contests will feature the
program at the bath house. Kvevy
Uxly is invited to enter all tourna
ments and contestants compete for
the prizes-which will be awarded the
In t ho evening an
of fireworks will bo
At S o'clock a ,",
,'t ( omedv will
bt presented at
students of th
tbi' auditorium by
1'uke 1' Diversity
Music will b0 furnished throughout,
the day by a twenty-live piece bam'
W Acres Potatoes
Pass The Certified
ppioini.ilcl :.(l(ll) ISusliels of
Yumlu'i' One I'ofaloes Fv
! 1 1 In ( rop
w one, i tat,
th.T with W
liobl, of pe
at i O 1 ol l ,SS
I '-' Siiilih
lim y i e
n Co ! ili
i en lirlo
- Th" t , ,'t a ! n iimbi, r of acre's ill I he
lo holds was about. MO ;o res, accord
ing :o M r. Sin il h If is believed that
at least .o.ooo bushels of number one
potatoes will tie produced from this
number -of of acres.
With the .exception of two fields,
the notatois bob-in g to members of
the vocational 'agriculture buys.
Vcrliii Campbell has 1-2 acres, bind
Allien. Howell has o acres, and the
remainder ' of the ?!0 acres 'belong to
M r, N i- w c i,i' t plans to ''return to
Haywood County in July and make
further in-pectioiis of the fields. In
the meantime Mr. Smith is completing
several inspections ami giving certi
The following .fields passed inspec
tion: Kugoiie l-'iancis .
A i t Ini r Francis,
Katelil!' I Vo (irange.
!'. I.. Leopard. :
High School I'lot..
J noes i; arret..
(iilnle,. ( 'aid well.
: Walter l'lott.
Matt Reiner. .'
Veiiin ( 'amiibell...
Ram Sale At Clyde
On 15th Slated To
Be Biggest To Date
W. 1). Smith, vocational director of
Waynesville ''township., made--'an ap
peal to the ..farmers, of the county in
regard to the ram sale at Clyde on
Mr. - Smith's -statement is as. fol
"Farmers, give a little attention to
vKir registered rams that vou plan
to sell. I'lan now. to be at Clyde on
Saturday, July ,15. This should be
the biggest sale in our history. The
stock pens at Clyde , will be ready.
"With the opening of the market
in Asheville. good lambs can be sold
profitably. Therefore., get a good ram
to head your flock at this sale.
Homecoming Day To
Be Held By Hazel
The Hazelwood Presbyterian
Church will observe Sundav, July 8,
as Home Coming Day. A splendid
program for the day is being arrange
ed- This will include dinner and an
Invitation will be sent to present
and former members living in other
communities to spend the day in Ha
zelwood. Many summer visitors will
also be invited. It is hoped also that
every local member of the church
will "be present on that day.
Various committees are being ap
pointed to look after details.
Office In County
Inspector Has Not Been Named.
Towns and State Appropri
ate Funds For Work
Tht board of commissioneis while
in session in Canton Tuesday as an
equalization boird, unanimously
agreed to retain the office of the
county sanitary inspector. The in
spector was not named at 'he meet
ing, but will likely bo named on the
first Monday. F. 1.. Hinton is the
A i.irg" number of petitions from
the civic organizations and business
men of this cry were presented by
Mrs. Helen ('. Matthews, secretary
of tin; Mist riot Chamber of 'Commerce.,
1 lelegat ieiis frcin Canton and other
towns also appeared before the com
missioners in behalf of the work.
Che commissioner stated that it
see mod that practically everyone;, fa
vored the r.'laiaiag of the otlice.
Arrangements have been rj.ule with
the city officials of Canton and Way
nesville whereby each town will pay
approximately So HI a year !i the
work. Hryson City has agree 1 to pay
"J00 and there is a possibility that
Fianklin a, id Sylva will ' make m
appropriation. The state nay- '.!."
,, , ,1 ..I' l,t. ,,.,,( ,,,:,.,,,! 1-
cure,! locally. With all these f u nils,
the eoiintv will havo a small pan t o
b,.,r i ho member of the hoard .at '!
Larie Crowds Are
Dr. ales Is l!rmiMH Miri ii't.'
.less;ii!os. pli'ii;li(l Music
Is ! cal lire
.'The ci ov . i l-ia-ve ! com m r, o ' n-,-da
ily at t lie reviv l sei ioe bo h
began la-I Sunday niornme- 'wi.li
Hi-. K to ale .. oi l.oiii- ill,-, e-'ii-ibictHig
! he ..'-oryiceC- It it ec'i-'i ed
fh ,t 'I'lv auditorium of the llapti -i
ehuii'h will be taxed' to capaoily af
ter ' toivighl. -
Two -.eivici's ,-uo 'being held ;lcli.
day, one in ;he inornings at 10 o.' -lock
and e-ieli evening, at H '(('clock. A
cho'n comnosed of aboul IS or 'SO
voices and accompanied by .liine
1 'of for al tlie organ . -md Miss Kliza
belh llaiiceiii a! the piano. Tbi1
music ia bi e'i iiiie of the features of
t he meld ing,
Mr. V.-i'o. aiiiioiinced !lie following
sermon -subji it - .-for the i'einaiiiler of
the lueC'liilg. wliicb will I'onlinue
Ibroiigb Sunday evening:
Thursdav evening. "I''.ither of 'I'lu
b'riday nioining, "Tin- I leant it tide's. "
l-'riday -v:riing:, "The ('o,t of l!e-
No sorvices Sat u rday.
Sil.nilay uiortiing. " I ' Ml'iiHilled Pur-,
Sunday evening, "Tli .ludginont
Mr. Vales made a special invita
tion 1o the older people to b" pros
i nt Sunday inoihing. although the
sirvico will not lie ju-n for thenn it
will be a uii'ssiige of eai-ou rageiiu nt,
lie s-ated, ;
Four Men And (iO
Callous Of Liquor
Revenue 'officers intid,, a capture
Tuesday night (if 00 gallons: of. litpior
in the Fines ("reek section . of the
county, and placed' four men under
arrost,.;ind brofjghf them to the countv
The men wore Howard Henipliilh
DeWi y W'hittaker. f)tt Hramlett and
If any Snyder. , The men were trans
porting the li(ii'tr from Tennessee it
was said. .
The federal officers linking the cap
ture .we're: 1'anks, Foihes aiid Dowey
Bee Expert Is
Ree keepe.s take notice. Mr. ('. L.
Sams, our, state apiarist, Will, be in
Havwood coiinty for two or three
meetings. Friday. Julv 7, at 2 p. m.
at Frank. Sotzers at' Maggie, Satur
day, Julv 8. 10-Off a m. at Central
Flementarv school building. Mr,
Sams is the outstanding Ihp. special
ist of the South. It will fx? profita
ble for everyone who keeps bees to
be at one of these meetings.
CORN IN LOCAL PATCH
HAS TASSELS AND SILKS
R. D. Bunn probably holds the re
cord for having the first corn tassels
and silks this yea,, in Havwood coun
tv. or at least he is the first to report
the maturity of corn.
Mr. Bunn's patch of corn had tas
sels and silks last Friday, and is now
almost a week old. i
Sales Tax Goes
Into Effect Sat.
Local Merchants Have Meet
ing Here And Discuss
Methods of Collect
Wednesday night approximate- :;.")
merchants from Way nosville. Hazel
wood, Clyde and sui lvunding territory
mef in the eommissioirer's ronm a tin
court house to 'discuss the thf'.v per
cent sales tax which w ill go :n , , tl'ect
at ni, doight Friday.
A representative group of ,he mor
chants attended' the state c n p.t . ,:i
at Winston Salem this week a'ld heard
Commissioner'' of ivevonuo M.ivweil
discuss ihe methods uherei' Co- sales
tax (nay bo. collected. It made i. ( p.
tional with the merchants of which
they saw lit to use, ami it wa- lor
ibis purpose that tile' nn-elio-: as
he! i. in an elfort t decide on on, way
to coilec! the l a. The I'loi. Cm; -cailHol
.ibso! b i he tax ; i,, oil ' o)i:e:
mils' pa v "it. according u, .. - i'a -
j l:' ' 1 lar wllh !l
i 'ei-a! b,.-;
'nieinhers ,-f ohaio
.lioinierl of the niethoii ihi-:i ;,r.,
jus, Ihe matter was left open :,, ,-a-j
'merchant until the special iiiccin
at the court hou-e M"iida nig;;;.
1 1 w as 1 he goilortil behe!', how c
thal all linns .handling cio ,-:,.e
V ollid i!lelu,!e t in- t a x ' ill wi-' :. IH
'piice.of the uii.iehaad.se .jie ; a-- : lie
.tax- i; Mow i,-liide I on ga-oian ou
pay Ihe iolal , os; ,X lh.e: go,.'. I- I
,l;t w i . ho-iii tiu-i o ,!n"i!g ai-iy d ' -in.- -
i !'!! -lioole; ' I'l.o ol he.l- 111-, ! " ,1 Vi.'
;; ''!., U be a .ed by': lie dc g. ,, o"C
!,oi -1 ii o ,1 hey - .id', I ': hv t. -, ',-: '
o i, oil i , ; , no in i . i ,
I in- Cx w ii. ,- ,!-.-- ;oao, , -i i-,- ,.;o'-i
I t "1 1 - ' I be Ml, 1 -, -ii.lllli.: 0, . ii-o OPI. :
'. ,u: j o'n e.-H. i.i , it, ill.
! '-i !, ia ,ina be- a tew , xein n; i-, ,'n
1 I i our i he o ale's l ax. Tin sb "vbude:
, 1 ' "i!iee. ',. . i-a,'.oiiue. ' .' ii.b!i.: '" --'. b.o.il
b-'!-.-. (Ton !', ini-.i'. nneai. bi'-i, ii-db,
ii-obo os, sail, sugar.. ..otlb.o
A b '..fa: m pro i u e ---old' .b.. , ,,. .pi o
din r o)- 1, , !'a i'n ily a I'e , x ill at e. be
: .. . ilia i- be
new form of
es. pn "I"-! :-,a . ' to
i.i! ioM W 'il i ., s,: ;
f ': inal , i .see'i.'o.ono a- v i a . :.:. "'
' -, p, , . ed . i-n co la i in .ba!a-;i, mg !, be
!::;.: e:,, be lg,-i, v, hich , :,IC a
, , e -W H I.i -o :gill n.olll 1-i's - -b.-.lb ' e: I'll.
New Tire Shop To
Open On Saturday
W. .'C';' Mi seer and his brother. ICarl
Mossei-, aniiouiicod this week the
opining of tin- Smoky .-.Mountains
l iie Shop in ihe i ock building: at the
dfpot vvhieli was formerly occupied
by ( hevrolet Motor-. Company. Th(Y
now firm' .are dealers for Diamond
tiles and tubes, together with a gen
eral ' line" of .Miller accessories.
'The new place of business will be
oiened Saturday, it .was annotinecd.
Mr. Mebser stated general, tire re
pairing ..would be done.
Horse Racing Js
Favored By Poik
: .-Voters of Polk ei unty T.k - I ,y v,i;
"d. to "iiil favoring Inn -e racing
with p :it i-mutual betting. Polk coun
ty voted On the .same bib! that w;as
pa-s-ed during the last hours of theleg
islature which also .pertains to Hay
Five-counties were named in the bill,
but to ditto Polk county is the, only
me to hold an election, Pasquotank
county will have an i bv ion in July,
while plans for aii election iii Meliow'
ell county have been abandoned. No.
action has been taken, in tbis county
or New Hanover countv.
HO RD TO ht ( 7CA
Within the next !() (lavs, trie Home
Loan Hank hoard hopes to have the
Home owner's .Corporation going to
the relief of mortgaged burdi red per.
sons all over the country, according,
to Washington news. .
The following is the official weather
re-port of S. H. Stevenson,, official
weather observer for waynesvote:
Date Max Min Prec
21 01 53
22 . 89 " 57
23 ' CI
24 83 C2 0.7S
25 . 81 03 0.19
2C SI 62 0.07
27 .-' ' 87 -.'-. - -' 5 -..'
28 c 87 U