North Carolina Newspapers is powered by Chronam.
ern a I -
The Best Advertising Medium In Haywood County Published At The Eastern Entrance of The (ireat Sntokv .Mount;
tins National Park-
-Kead by Thinking People
NO. J 7
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
TIU HSDAV ()( TOKEK 26.
, TTlA .s- Pv,.rv
jiO-FOOT TUNNELlSouth Main Street
) PAKK 1WAU IS
jOT TO BE BUILT
Decision Made To Abandon Plans
for 400-r oot lunnei. oun
Formation Not Suited
Miller, member oft the
Commission told 1 he
Wednesday, that the
Soco Gap to Cherokee
not mi'iuae tne lunnei route
one of the two routes re
ed by state engineers. It
while that the route
mat from .
be I ho une
The tunnel route
- . . .11 J" , .1
I tor a iuu-ioox lunnei
would have short-
between Soco Gap
j r-ieiokee mi tngnwajv zva aoout
, i. . J? 1 4-Uj. U -P
ji.I lit i ; ." . 11 was iuuuu mat me jlui-
Mtiuii c! the soil where the propos
was to ue fuiisu ucieu was
table for building the under
lies passageway .
E. I!. Ji-:f ress. chairman of the high
iv li'iiimis-iiin, together with Ross
W. C. W'uodard and r. W.
iber.s of the commission.
"x week-end in this community
n Jisree'.iou umi, iue jut-mui-: s
the vo:im;i:sion excepting: Mr. :mt
rclurn.J to Raleigh Tuesday. A
j tjin-u'h the park and down .hi;.'. h-
av -M tvwarus Drevaru was niciuu-
Was Scene Of Two
Auto Wrecks Sun.
None of Occupants Hurt. Five
Cars Were Badly Damaged
In The Two Collisions
ast Rites Are Held
For A. J. Carver, 71,
JJ3n Wed. Afternoon
Deceased Was A Deputy Shenft
of This County For 25 Years.
l)ied Tuesday Morning
Las;, jites were held Wednesday
brrieoir for A. J, Carver, 71, who
;! at the Haywood hospital Tuesday
ra lingering.: illness of some weeks.
jKral service? were conducted at
fF:r't Methodist church with Rev.
ade Johnson and Dr. R. P. Walker
ndm-iing the services. Interment was
area! (.recti Hill .Cemetery.
Simmers o! : fie Junior Order, of
hii-h Sir. Carver was a member at
trfeil the funeral in a bodv, anil also
rvt-d as pallbearers.
Sir. Carver served as deputy sheriff
this wanly for 25- years. ' .-'.-Sir.
Carver was a nativ,. of Hay
tod county, Forty-seven years ago
1 maiTieil Miss Mary Gnodson, of
tPoyrcll county. Besides the widow,
-'is 'survived . bv 10 children and .')8
andtliihhen. The children are: Will
"i Ernest, of Waynesville; Thomas,
kn acl Henry., of Gastonia; Mrs.
ales. Seizor- of Candler; Mrs. Gil--rt
liavis. df Candler: Mrs. Henrv
ilkey, ..f. (histoma- and Mrs. L. I).
Monday afternoon's sesson of po.
lice court here disposed of two auto
mobile wreck cases which happened
Sunday night on South Main street
here- In neither case was there any
one hurt. Considerable damage was
done in both wrecks to the cars in
The worsp damaged of all the
cars was a Model A Ford which was
parked in a proper parking place on
Main street. This ear was damaged
to the extent of about $50 or JdO.
The first wreck occurred about ti
o clock when Clifford Harrell age Hi,
tried to pass another car near the
entranaee to the cemetery. Harrell
was said to have been going about .'to
miles an hour and struck the back
of the car he was passing, doing
about ?15 damage also about the
same to his. James Adeoek. was the
driver and owner of the hi; car.
Young Harrell was lined '$25 and
cost' of the case. He was driving bis
father's ear. and had two young
girls with him at the time.
The second wreck of the evening
happened about 8::!0 at the inter
secton of Pigeon and Main street.
Sam Massey, driving a model T
Ford roadster and J. I). Frady. -.of
Sylva. driving a Chevrolet, collided
about the center of Main street.
Frady was going towards Sylva, and
Massey was coming down Main
street. . :
The impact blew ont a tire on the
Chevrolet causing it to swerve and
Election Returns Will Be
Given By Mountaineer and
Martin Electric Co., On 7th
Arrangements have been com
pleted by The Mountaineer and
Martin Electric Company, to give
to thf people of this county com
plete returns of the election on
Tuesday night. November 7th.
The returns will include the
results in the county, state and
the live other states that will
vote on that same day. Mr.
Martin will install his' broad
casting outfit in front of The
Mountaineer and also a l'hileo
radio to furnish entertainment
when returns are not being
A huge board
in front of the 1
will be placed
milling and the
be on it. Ar-
been made to
get the results. As oon as the
results are received, they will be
announced by the loud speaker by
Mr. Martin then posted on the
board The first returns should
be available about tt.-liO o'clock.
At the last primary The Moun
taineer and the Martin Kleetrie
Company rendered a similar ser
vice to the public, and a crowd
of 150(1 people attended. Sonv
remained until the tin il count
For those unable to attend.
The Mountaineer will give the
results over the phone to anyone
calling i:!7. Of course, there
will be no charges. All are welcome.'
Was Successful In
Every Detail, Said
Sponsors Of Fair Here East Sat.
urdayAU'll Pleased With Ex.
hibits And Attendance
proved to lie a succe
iceordi ng t.o V, ).
Waynesville Community Fair
was held last Saturday Ihiv
s in every respect,
and who sponsored
run across Main street and hit a
parked Ford, tearing down the wheel
on the Ford, and doing" considerable
damage to the fenders amounting to
about $50 or $(). The Ford belonged
to G. H. Davis, of Candler, who was
stopping tor the night wit h his fath
I er-in-law, jack Carver. oil .Main
j street. "'.
Wifne.-s'es to the wreck testified that
I Frady was driving about 10 or 50
I miles an hour. Frady and occupants
lot' his car stated that they were not I
' going more than 20 .mile's and hour-
Massey testified that he was going
10 miles an hour.
The court held that both Massey
and Frady fix their own cars, and
pay the court cost. Hoth cars were
damaged about $15.
Lt was interesting to note, that
seven of the nine witnesses to take
the stand in thH police court Monday,
looked. to be less than 21 years of age.
be less ;han 21 yeas ot age.
Massey had two young women with
him and Frady hail three other young
.people in bi car.
:I.Jirge ciowds tbronirod the biiildine
throughout the day. and the comments
on the exhibits which were not only
the largest ever shown at a community
fair, but also the best quality, were
heard' from every side.
Mr. Glazetler of llrevard and Mr.
I.yda, of Uosman, acted as judges fori
the fair, The local post of the Ameri
van 1Ogion 'helped to arrange fop the
building and other features of the fair
were cared for by them.
The prizes for th,, exhibit
Team To Play Here.
Marshall Team Is I'ndefeated.
Having Held Asheville To
A Tie Last Week
The un.del'ealed Marshall high
school team will play'th,e Nlountaiiir
eers here .Friday afternoon at o:.'!0
o'clock. The strong Marshall team
plays-- in the place of the Sylva learn
who cancelled t lie -ehediile.l game.
The Marshall-Waynesville g;ine is
bring looked upon a-, one of the out
.standing m :liis -section for this
51. D. Watkins To
Agenev In City
New Firm To Open Doors The
Latter Part Of Week In For
mer Davis.Ho.vd Huilding
Watkins Chevrolet Company. Inc.,
will open it doors to the public the
bitter jvn-t of this week in the build
ing on Haywood street formerly oc
cupied by Ihivis-ISoyd .Motor Com
pany. The new firm is 'an authorized
independent dealer of General Motors
M. 1. Watkins. of Fianklin
active manager while M C.
of this city, will be salesman
ne! Medford will be foreman
mechanical depaitment Mr.
is a partner in the firm.
The building has been gone over and
several changes made in addition to
lepainting both interior and exterior.
The showroom on the front has been
banged and will
al car.- at once.
In adilit ion to
firm will ca.iiv
parts g.i.- and oi
The "polling ol
relet Company b
tor the tirM iiiiii
TO BE HELD A T
CLYDE ON FRIDAY
Interesting Program Has Heen
Arranged. Large Number Of
will be the
'Id in Clyde,
Stoi age will
the Watluns Che
mgs to Way ne- ille
i bevrolet dealer.
Mated yesterday that
ivnesville in mind for
for an ageiiliv for
of I his
X E W S
-ena-.o!- J.v;ia)j -. Bailev announced
s t'('k that he will vote for repeal
,tw lv.h- Amendment ch November
c- Ho said St.lti liniir,!. nlif.T- cVilnJll
another election.. .
t'-mk Rmiittarrtner, cf Waynesville
' r'f lllV throe stockholders in the
5.J .T'W.bfr. Company of Sylva.
.r.f'i certificate of incorporation
5 l-ci-etarv of. "5t.t Wc-.'-n.wlt.
-od capital stock is $10.-
nl t learwater mills at
flr.scrl since. Friday by
'Jii.Pfl work Tuesday ntorn-
I'oak, secretary of Labor
cabinet, died Mondf
in. He was 51 year
' o.e, of heart disease.
h'lerson- county : jury Sunday
.'..',("'ir'u'(l a verdict of guilty
t rTv-, murder againrt Joe E.
r -'., mg his wife last May.
. -nced to die in the elec
'r -''--nilK'r 1st. .
L u gene
: first, Halpll Moody;
t, Hugh .McCr'ncken;
Horace Hurress : sec-
5 Out Of Each 1,000
In Haywood County
State statistics show that
wood county ranks :31st in the
in the number of marriages.
county is ranked as.: having "
riaires for each 1000 inhabitant
ing l!t:!2. .;-.-'-. -
For the same period, the divorce
rate . was . 0.5.1 per 1000 population.
The- total marriages, in. the state
were M-614. The total number of
divorces in th,. state being l .ll.
For Red Cross
. -t a recent meeting of the ay
nesville chapter of the American
Red Cross the following officers were
elected for the . ensuing year :
Rev. . II. . Kaucom. presi'iem
. Mis Xancv:Kil!ian.. vice pr
T. I.. (ireen. re-elected tT
J ('. ratrick, secretary.
J. K. M.issie re-e)ec:ed chairman
of roll call- :
I lone v: first
oik). V a vile Met racken.
Sweet potatoes: lirst
.Chickens. Coon Kilhan.
Onions, Paul 'league.
Hog. kav l'erguson.
JiatclilT Cove (Irange took firs
in the community exhibits with
Creek Coming sconid. Judging
different farms of tlui coninrunity
siparatelv ( has C. I-rancis .i-e.cei.ved
lirst prize and Ivufus Katcliff siH-ond.
There was a challenge t-i any having
a fall garden to t-oniiK-te. with Will
The displry of Mrs. R. M. Ferguson's
milling products drr'.w much .attention.
Ferguson's Hairy, owned by .1. 10.
Fe.rgusMli had a display of dairy 711.1
duct,5 which drew considerable atten
tion. . The girlr o f t h e II o m e Kcon o 11 1 i i s
Depaitment eimtributed their share to
the succe of the fair .with their ex
hibit?. First prize went to Elizabeth Fran
cis (Hi dresses.
built r 'first. Lois Dicus and Eliza
beth.: Francis; .second, Virginia
and. Ruth Katcliff.
TO HE (ilYEN AT HETHEL
. Th-re w ill 1
HALOWE'EN CARNIN AL
TO BE GIVEN FRIDAY
VT ROCK HILL SCHOOL
,e a Hallowe'en arnival
the IV T- A. at. the Heih.-
I ! flllgn .-scnooi .WUOIiil .;.......,
I October 2S, at 8:00. There is to b
j.no. admission ( harges.
! . There will be an admission charge
i of five cent- .to each of the side shows,
th- "Hall of Horrors." "I-ish Fond."
i "Chorus finis." "I-ortune Telling
' Month. ' and others. Food will be on
' sale throughout the evening.
J The public is cordially invited to
a tend th- carnival, and all who can
do so are ri-'iuested to come , in cos
who said he was
a -iuel on an Asheville golf
vven eight months sust
:ntcncc foj- accent in sr a
' 'in el. ' ,. :,
' S v . 1 , -.-
"'la- 'M " oorn to iiertz loung
vi--. j -.-.-vui 1 iarmer ana "i
The boys weighed
Cole of Catskill. X.
:"frl ;'.-? during his own wed-i-v
sj.; ' His prospective mth-ii-
: .; "I'd hint-the second time
' i"e ceremony.
Hallowe'en Carnival sponsored by
.u. . ti, inn p T. A., will b triV'-n
1 lit itwrv- 1 , 1 ti . .. .
in the auditorium of the. Rock
'Krhool building FriAty night.
91th. -At- S:00 o'clock. Some inter
ostintr' feature? of the carnival
fortune telling, fishing, tne gran nag
and various stunts. Proceeds will -.
used by the local I'. T A. i
Every' .iy is cordially invito!
Admission is tree-
H LlOW f r ( ARM I
I - I U NF SVII I 1
1 Hallow) Cn ( arnival wnl 1
!-s.nt.ul n the Ea-t Wavncsvil!
t mentary P'-hofd Friday night
wi.i 1 ?. at 7:t;n for the lien'-;i
Veek. Hoth teams b'ave held
Vsheville bivh school team
1 0-0 t i. . The Marshallites p
d the Maroons last Fib
l'Th,. .Marshall ti'am is rated
(be strongest high school team
western North Carolina.
The visitots will bring with I hem
two .ill-western star-. Rector and
Cohen. So far this vear the Mar
shall team has not been defeated, in
hic.li -ehool circles.-
Coach W'eatherby stated that he
would start lis 11-11 .: team with al
tei.'nat i.011 in baekliehl and guiirds
The -Mountaineers eaiile hrotigh in
splendid fa-hion last Saturday when
they defeated the' .Ashe vi II School for
Hoys. 20 0 on the l itter's field.
Tin- Mountaineers bavi ,0eti pu!
thronrh ',,,,11- bard -drill, 'hi- week
reportc! yesterday a being
ondil inn for what 1 bey e
t heir ha 1 d,e , nn f fh i
he had bad W
are l.u hot tor ; lian those of any other
eoniniiinit v in tin' state
.Mr. Watkins was 'connected with
th,, State Highway Commission until
he recently; resigned to take up his
agency here. He and bis family have
an apartment in (lie Ivirkpatrick
Series Of County -Wide
To He Held Hy Drys
Large Crowd Heard Rev. .W. . H.
l ord Last Friday. Extensive
( nmpaign I nderwav
mam ai ieil
and will be
I rmii anv
Thn l l ive ill Me (iiven W ork
I 111 I he Next I wo .'Months
co nip h
M r. I
ago, the ):
vu new liuildinirs beinr : eri-i-t -1
h,. England- Walton Tannery
a 'ring coin plot ion. .Jerry l.iiier
;ti,r stateil : tbi-' week. The
! he hoi lei room, .w h ieh is a
t v brick building,, had', 'ho
.roller room, which is Mmi
ory w-ooilen structure. Will be
tod within the next twie mon;hs.
in.e'.r stated Ever since con
o'n began ibout two month"
men have been ciiiplovciT on
I.jner tatod. yesterday
ineh would be. kept
! tie next t wo months..
is the bird addition
i( the England-Waltoti
uring the: '-past 12 month.
111 I'ORI S MHsiU
I 'C ATI! ERI (i
LARGE POTATO ON DISPLAY
Gradv Wilson, of -Canton Route 2,
broueht to The Mountaineer Wednes
day afternoon a -'.wet pota." Ahu..
weighed five poumis am! t v. o ounces.
This is one of the larges; j.otatoe.
seen in-this, county , this sea-on. The
potato is cm disrlay at The Mountain
eer. ''.' :.;.'" '..
Fat Waynesville Parent -1 i-acher as--K-i.-ition.
I-'ach graiie will put on a u-n-mm-UP
trtter'a rr,t ar ' nt pfogtam
w ' hi fta ud by a naguiin ai t 1 v
Roy W alls. ( andv. ice-cre im, and
Cider will be sold in booth?; An ad
mission of five cents will be charged
to Fa-t W aynesville students an) the
general admission will be ten cents-
H i v
MR WYCHE 15 FITTER
e vrhe- who is c. mined a .
-.od fount'.- .Hospita: was
thi- wek ;.s iiiiproying.
annual ingathering of clothing
i- needy families of th- com
bv : he W a vnesvtllp chapter of
t-dlew.ork Guild w? belli last
afternoon in the building oc
!y Young's jewelry store..
ng the hours for inspection of
'aihients, numbers of. persons
I to view the collection. Thev
efeived bv Mrs. 1. Lenoir Gwvn.
b-nt of .'.he chaptr. M rs.. Ruf us
The drys ,
a speaker ill e,
churches of th
o'clock. Thi- being
i.vw-ooii cou.nl v are
untv wide rally
have arranged to '.'have
each nf t be .'!.'!. Hapt ist
count v at 11:00
the regular tilth
Sunday meeting of the churches.
Tlie. dry rally at the court.- house
hr-l -Friday night ot which lime Kev,
. II, Ford ,,f IE ndorsonvil.lc. made
the addreis. wa ... attended by about
.'.00 peopli' At. the close of 'the ad
dre-s, Rev. Mr. Ford asked that all
those voting the dry ticket-, on No
vcmboi , Tib to stahd, .Over !! per
cent rose to t hei r feel .
Tonight ai 'c.'.u at. the !!'!;. I high
school, (Irover ( '. 1 );i vi . w 1 J 1. niake
and add 1 e,, in behalf of I be dry's. On
) relay nig ht at t he same lion r. Ke .
!'.(. Jtryiuari. o!' Lake. J una In.- ka
loioeei 1 - vine en tne mos
o us 01 1 nis season
Community fair to be he
! tiday, (.let. 27. at 1 :00
oistnct is one of the best ae-ri.-ultm-.-il
centers of Western N'orth Carolina
and many interesting ami out st.-m.lmu-
xhibits will be shown. Each section
it Civile ToWllsllin will nruunl ..u
types of farm produce, cattle, poultry ,
tobacco, canned eomls (low its n,'.t
her interesting articles.
1 ominittees have been arranged
with a teacher in charge of each Mr
lancis and .Miss Kegels have the
poultry. Mrs. Ha.ynos the canned
goHis; .Miss .Sinathers the cakes and
pies; Mrs, lirooks lb,, needle and fancy
woiK; .Miss Ivirkpatrick the (lowers;
Miss Met lacken and Miss Francis the
garden produce; and Miss Cannon the
pet shop; Mi. Counatser the general
farm and stock exhibits; Mr. Freeman
and Mrs. liolinsdahl the spoils; Miss
Staid the curious simp; Miss ''e ire 1 1
llie registering and Mr. Cannon the
build ing ot t lie horn hs
1111! t ees ha e planned lor
and interesting exhibit
glad (o receive any art id
pel -on 111 th,. di- Kiel.
I he program will open 'with a baby
bow. Any child' .from Six months to
Twenty-four, months may inter. The
exhibits will be shown next, while this
is taking place inside, various sports
will be carried on outside. These will
lake place hot.ween the high school, and
the community' at huge. Horse-shoe
pitching w ill conic first, following this
w ill bg toesack races, t hree-leggeil
races, and relay races for both men
and women. While the high sebo...
boys play the town boys in Vollov
Hall, the girls "will play soft-ball. The.
last, spoil w ill he a tug of war and the
loosing- team will be drawn through
a stream of water. The tinal number
on the program will be a riding show.
I'lobably on,, of the most, interest-.'
utg exhibits will be the curious .show.
Old Indian relics, petrified woods, ,
bending stones, colonial costumes,
Creaks of nature, ami many ixld, cur
ious, .'and interesting articles will he
found there. While thi' fair is going
tin lhe hit'h school and Parent -Teach-,
ers Associat ion will sell candy, cookies,
W. II. Allen Kites
Well known 1' turner And ('on
tractor of I Jus ( ountv Pass,
ed Awav .Monday Morning
. .1 r
will, addre -I
reek 1! .pi 1 -t
At till; 111.'
ilaiiie- .At kin
dry-, made ;
he urged all
' he dry movement to v
M r. Ford wa iiit.r
'a go audience by .1
C-n'On... i hairnian of. .
in audience at I'i'k'
I'm I' I 111
,! In 1.1
of - e oi al 111
V.a- beld, v. !
ei" the Fii'-I
Id V W el l
for W. 11.
nl h- :
1 1 1.1 . t 1 1 e .
II . A lien, SO, W'ho
"il Allen's . Creek
llowing an illne-s
A M.o .!,;.- fiiiieia!
lev, A. V. -.loyner:.
Church of '( 'jiijt.on,
fid Rev. Kay
nicnt w a ; 1111 do in ( i reen II il
of Hay w o n! county
ire,-sed biinself fii
liropaganda .that 1
by the wot. fol'ei
it; is !iot true,, a
on t lie people - c, i '
a eliance to v.?'i- "
she. ai.iii-ndu.ien' 'vi a
thi". law of tb
tory of the .
men, wa - i n'
jority of any
He said. 1:
hope to kei-;.
workel for ;
dry in order
lawn. . H. - :,,
three i !a
- .Mrs. .1. P.. Dicus, Mr-. HeweK
i.f Mrs. Paul Walker, ,-t.d ther
-.r- of the Guild,
.-a and cakes were, served to the
tor at an attractive table by Mrs.
. Campbell find Miss Daisy Boyd,
ow chrysanthemums anil ragged
robbins carrying- out the Guild colors
of vellow and blu were used in dec
oratng the .-..Ible. .
. Tho- in charge 'if the guild were
piCaed .w-ih the response of the
rmbiic to this worthwhile', cause.
Several hundred garments that had
teen donated- by the members were
en 'ii-'jtl .y Friday af'emoon I
by the wi
a re th i f-' '
gei.ei at '
a gain. s
o o(i)e of the
1 ..tei'iig -ci rculated.
a-ml (leciared Itiat
. '. ''.'imed. that tb
o '-.nl was put over
' built giving, tlieni
1 ' .- . He tobl how
i - mad,-, a pait of
I. and gave t be his t
r trail';,- He d.
I by the largest in;t-
.. over, th,,!- I here i - rto
arncndniorit from be
'I ! thing now: ' being
'1. keel) N'orth Carolina
to,. save thi' state dry
,. - aid that there are l-. Haiti
... '- ' pe .po- w ho .'.! going
. : those who Want their
:'' who are going to make
: .-1' it; those '.vie. an- misled
: propaganda and .-those w ho
'he machine ftoiilioiatis. , '
lampaig-n hi' said, there
things the d-rys should keep
'he evils, of -trorg drink,
ir.sibility in the -matter, and
vils be ttiiight to the rising
. . He : ga . the -story--. of
iiza'.ion., of- the .society
ne lirohibition aniendiilent rmg
cased was a I'a-rmer and e"n
Fle bad lived in t hi - 1 ounty
iif-,, alii! w a- well .know ri:
nrvived' bv. four sons, R. (I.-
I.., Ilaih'v and :.lulius Alb'ic.all of
Wtiy nesvill.e.. There are also sui'viv
i.ug". fhi-.ee brothers, ..Ii C Allen of W;i,v
nesville an I. I . Ii. and .1. II of ( at. :!:.
'fin- three '.sisi
Kelly-, of Wa vne
halfey and AL -.
1 ani on.
iVllbraiers v.. r-. .1 M
I.. Lampi.in. II. 1.. I'le-.o-i. K.
ii. Grady '. Farnu'r and E S
5Iet Here Tuesday
Tuesilay morning the iegisttar- anM
judges recently -appointed, lor t;iv
coming election met in (he I'oii:,; .!o':it
a.t. the .court -house iTi"'-'.btv iiioi.tiirg'
to- receive : final; ihst tu.-Mbv: .- t: 1 1 -' ' the'
ballots:, tor. the :eb ei i,,n.. ,-'" .'., ;;
A getier '! .roued-I.tble. discuss;!,::;
was held . w i t bsC b a i r n of t hei Boa ! i
it Kiection-. tirnwr ('
t-ifted in England by some
and di filer.-, and was then
Ur A ll.'-rii-.'l
ing, he riddled the theory of
the wets., that theri-iwill be
less drinking if . he dry. laws are re
pealed, die said "we have liquor now.
it is. true but we would have more
of. it. if. prohibition is rejx-aled.'' At
the close of the addre-s, be a.sked how
many of the: audience would pledge
theniselve-- to . go to the poll.-- ' and
. .. ( Continueii , on page, eight. 1
two. nit t
-tc: u- sjons.
m. h.i!d - thr
I IJ I I I s
... ' . I
X 1 1
1 I JG
EI.V . .
A !,.( . '(i"
.' and R
i,V as, ire;
:- F. 1..
Saturday, October 28th, Is Thg Last Day To Register For The Election