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irk Kead I Thinking IVcple
J:anv Changes Are
Made As New Othce
Holders Take Posts
A. Howell Named Tax Collec
tor: George A. Brown, Sr.
Is Tax Supervisor
The county officials that were elect-
: ' Vn. nromntly set to
.iork in getting their respective of
fices in working order,
f immediately after the. board of
"immissioners were sworn in they set
to work and were confronted with
the problem of making appointments,
tr reappointing those for several
Wi'liam T. Hannah was nan ed
Jpuntv attorney. Mr. Hannah has
gtrved in this capacity one term be
fore. ' ' ,
I George A- Brown, Sr., was named
L tax supervisor and tax collector for
delinquent taxes. Mr- Brown sue
teeds C. C. Francis.
This resignation of J. C. Welch as
L collector was accepted by the
Lard who then immediately passed
pm M-- Welch's bond as snenn
it Howell was named as tax
v'le tor for the 1934 taxes.
p J Noland was reappointed sup-
nntenaeni oi uie t-uuuvj uumi..
Ihiv janitors for the court nouse
re J. v. Alien aim ieivnt . .--
p. K L. Ray is night janitor.
The First National Bank of this
iity was named depository lur uie
Because of Mr. Allison's serious
lines, W. A. Hyatt, chairman, and
eo Ferguson met at the court nouse
nd then'went to Mr. Allison's bedside
i discuss the matters of business De
ire taking final action in their reg-
ar meeting at the court nouse.
ti, ,.nmmisinnpi's also received and
iassed on the bonds for a number of
:onstaWes throughout the county.
Sheriffi Welch was taced witn so
1 Ul II viwiiv ...
,.,!, v,.o v,o Vma not named all of his
mil. n-.M-b- in ervurr. i.m; hisl ul it
deputies. He said he would have the
' Bst completed before next week.
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f Praise In Big Case
": ' . '
I Haywood county's new court house
4nd county officials. 'received' a lot of
; jraise in the judge's opinion in the
ease of tnc ( arolina Savings Bank vs.
" jjClljs;' as published in the advance
meets of the Southeastern Reporter,
)It read as follows: " j
"By .consent' of all the parties, the
SBse. was argued before me (Judge
'. firiniball' at Waynesville N. C, on
;' fugust 10, 1933;.
, "Through the kindness and cour
tesy of the members of the bar and
jounty commissioners of Haywood
County, the new and magnificent court
louse of that county was placed at
4ur disposal. Our sincere thanks to
Ihese gentlemen should be and is here.
This case from South Carolina in-
'olved the distribution of an estate
if S400.000 and io a verv intprestiner
tnse, Circuit Judire W. H. Grimball.
f Charleston, S. C-, while spending
is vacation at his summer home in
Waynesville last summer heard ar
fuments on exceptions to the report
Of the Master in case above men
tioned. Prominent attorneys and
parties connected with the case at
tended the hearing. In- opinion from
4e appellate Court the rulings . of
Judge Grimball are sustained. In de
Wee of Judge Grimball Ke-commends
tie new court house at Waynesville. .
Homer Brown Makes
Escape From "Pen"
Sheriff Welch has received infor-
atlon that Wnmoi. Rrnwn '3P -Thn
W'i$ sentenced from here for life in
the state-penitentiary. in Raleigh, had
a.-sred t;n, there lastk Monday., i ,'
-kh-s 13 the second time Brown has
eecaped. The last time he escaped he
.jro-te prison officials to, come after
f It is not thought that he is on 'his
Way here. . , . . . , .. .
' Hn.wn was convicted of killing his
'fe about two years ago. ..
in the last
j This is four more than last
etk the total now for 'last
three weeks is 113.
f-' . - J -'. '.,-. ; . '
Tobacco Averages j
Twenty Cents WedJ
The hurley tobu.o. nuirktt open
in Asheville Wediu sday with an
average of twenty corns being
paid, it was learned last night
from B. I1.. Saunders, veteran
warehouseman in Ashevii.e.
The price fop the opening date
is somewhat higher than that of
a year ago. It has been predicted
by reliable and experienced to
bacco men that the price for the
season is likely to linger around
twenty and twenty-two cents.
Relief Office Is
Being Moved To
Sylva This Week
Business Office Of Relief Work
Will Be Done In Sylva Office
After This Week
Orders have been received here by
those in charge of the Welfare offices,
that the Waynesville office will be
moved to Sylva either the last of
this week or the first of next.
Because of the detailed work in
making out the payroll it is thought
that the office will be moved on
either the 7th or Sth.
The moving of the business office
to Sylva is in conjunction with the
policy of the state relief department
to have only I!!! offices in the state
instead of. 108. This district is now
composed of Haywood, Jackson, Swain
and Macon counties.
Social investigators will be kept
here to handle relief cases, and in all
probability the office will be removed
to the court house when the business
office is moved to Sylva.
The personell of the office is now
being made up in Raleigh, Homer
Henry, local administrator said,
and announcement will be made with
in a few days.
Local civic organizations tried to
induce officials of the state depart
ment to maintain the office here, but
the officials maintained that Sylva
was more centrally located in the
district than was Waynesville.
Photos Show That
Fred Crawford Is
Really In Movies
A recent copy of the "Collegiate
Digest," the national collegiate news
in pictures and paragraphs, carries an
engaging picture of Fred Crawford,
former Duke University Alb Ameri
can tackle, matching hands with
Claire Trevor during a time out pe
riod between shots on a Hollywood
lot. If the contest was to see who
had the largest hands honors cer
tainly went to the football star.
It is understood that Fred writes
to his family and friends here that
he is not in the movies but from the
Associated Press and other means of
publicity, it would appear that he is
too modest to admit that he has made
the grade at Hollywood, when in
reality, it seems that he . has at least
a speaking acquaintance with the
"powers that be."
Is Set For Dec. 23
The memorial service for the late
'Rev- R. A. Sentelle has been definite
ly fixed for Sunday, December 2,'!, at
two o'clock at the Bethel High School
auditorium, . it w;is announced here
The 23rd being the birth date of
the pioneer educator and minister, it
was decided to make the change.
An appropriate program has been
arjanged. ".. .. ," . . ...
Red Cross Drive
Was A Success
Almost 300 Membership Expect
ed To Be Sold Before Final
Report Is -Made.
The Enrollment in the recent. An
nual Red Cross Roll Call has been
the best in several, yeans. There are
approximately 250 . members , with
$275,00 paid in, on memberships and
contributions. It is ., expected that
there will be a few more names added
to the list. Rev. H. W. Baucum,
county chairman,, states that if any
one failed to join it is not too late,
in case they care to do so they may
get in touch with either Dr. F. O.
Garren at Smith's Drug Store 'or Wil
liam -Med ford, chapter chairman for
Waynesville, at his office on .Main
. .The local chapter organization has
expressed appreciation . of the splen
did response they have met in the
work this year. Many of the busi
ness firms and industries taking sev
eral memberships, the largest number
beinpr .: taken by" the"'K"n'gTah(t-Walt9n
Copanv. of Hazelwood, that contribu
tion being . ?10.00. .
WAYNESVILLE. NORTH CAROLINA
I). A. Howell Is
New Tax Collector
For This County
Former Merchant Is Recognized
As One Of Rest Collectors In
County. Once Town
I. A., Howell, who was named tax
collector by the commissioners Men
day, is recognized as one of the best
tax-collectors in the county.
For three years he collected taxes
for the town of Waynesville. and for
seven or eight years has been closely
affiliated with tax work in both city
and county For a number of years
he listed faxes.
Mr. Howell posted a $50,000 bond
I with the countv officials, and will re
ceive the l;i:U tax books within a
few days, just as soon as the audi
tors complete auditing the looks. T.
J. Cathey, county auditor is collect
ing the li34 taxes until the appoint
ment was made.
Mr- Howell said: "I intend to keep
right behind the tux payers. Contin
ual pressing is what will get the
Haywood's new tax collector was in
the mercantile business here for forty
years, and for live years has been
associated with C. lv Kay's Sons. He
was born and reared in the county
and knows almost every llaywiod
taxpayer. For the past year he has
been foreman of the grand jury.
Those Wanting Free
Toys Should Get In
Oscar L. Urijfs Is Making List
Of Those Who Will Receive
Toys This Christmas
Oscar L Hriggs,
part of Santa Ciaus
nity each Christmas,
who plays the
to hundreds of
in this commu
terday- mat -he is making up his an
nual list of families that he will sup
ply with toys this Christmas, and
urges all those who have no means
of getting toys for their children to
make application at the Fire Depart
ment. Cards have jieen prepared and
will .be filled out at the Fire Station,
and then members of the women's or
ganizations in town will make a per
sonal investigation lieiore any toys
All applications must be. in by
On Wednesday. Heceniber 1, all
proceeds from the local theatre will
be given Mr, Hriggs and his co
workers to he used in. making Christ
mas happier for unfortunates here in
the community. The theatre and pic
ture in being donated free of charge
by Mr. J. F. Massie, owner,
The -program oilers a variety of
entertainment, the feature entertain
ment is "You Belong To. Me," star
ring Fee Tracy, Helen Morgan.
Helen Mack, and Little David Holt,
who is claimed to be the sweetest
little boy in pictures today.;
On the same program will he
"Stepin' Fetchit" in a comedy. Also
a screen novelty "The Girl From The
Country" and a Fitzgerald Travel..
talk on "Kgvpt, Kingdom of the
The regular admission price of 10
and, 21' cents, will be charged. A
special matinee at 3 :.'i0 will be given
for the school children.
80, Buried Here
Funeral' services for Joseph T.
Mehftffev, aee S'O who died Saturday
a'fterrirri :a.t his., home i KiHiaii
street, were held 'on Sunday' aftCr
f thp Hnntist church with the
Rev. -H W'. Baucom. pastor of the'niarient sheets of standard size, and
churcR, assisted by Rev. A. VJoyrrf-r.
of Canton, officiating- : Mr. MehafTey
had been in failing health for the
past-year, -' '
Active pallbearers were: 5f -
jor J. H. Harden Howell, W. F. Swift,
Rov Davis, Alf rreasrrfan, E- X,
Moodv, and J- W. Killian. Honorary!
nallbearerp included, W. T. Lee, K.
Q. McCracken, Morgan Henson J. H
N. Brendle, Dr. K. H- stretener, u. i .
Alexander, W. T- Shelt n, M. ,vi .
Noland, and Lee Ferguson, of Way.
ne.sville. J H. Sullivan,. Dick Iland-l,o-
P.-oil Smith. Ted Led well. O. . A.
Stevenson BilT V hitaker, and J-
Cooper, of Asheville. : : ,
Joseph 1. Mehafley was horn '""Cand js )f,Wfr abused by the methyl
reared, in Haywood county and was-use(j tf) hang calendars.. 'I'he toilet
'the-.n-:of John 'and ..latiKla
His family-was among the ear y .set -
..... . . -n .
tiers of this.; section. He bad been
-esiding in waynesville ror-..aiv- v
thirty years: , Prior to which timehe
lived on a farm on Allen s rf t'Kt "L
was hitrhlv respected by a!! who knew
' i. ,,-..c mJdition is none too good.
F.fty-nine years ago he. was ; ma - recomnK nded by this
rien to. :uiss oaran v
vives him. w-ith the lonowind num.-
Ciiii.. flaoo-tiero Mrs.-Kii- Briffht
Mr. Oliver Yount. of Waynesville,
Sirs:, John-.. D. Ezell, of West Ashf--flle,
and Mrs,: .Jessie - . Smith, of
t i. A.: . --il, !i-t ! Ii rhci err a n flw
children and thirty gVeat grandchil-i
Bit -ar ,
Lmh i mnn iinni'i'iinTnn ---
Ceorge A. Hrown, Sr. was named
tax supervisor and collector of de
linquent taxes by the new tioard of
commissioners m session .Monday
Grand Jury Makes
To Judge Pless
Ikxlv Recom mends That Changes
Re !l;ule In Courthouse. Find
That Ruildinj; Is Reins
Tin' (irand Jury recommended to the
court and .I'jvige .1. Will l'K's:, Jr., m
their regular' report last ' Friday that
all magisl i i 1 1 iii Ihe coiir.bou--e be
ni'i.ed, aiid !;io ire:-ente.l some other
"Kvi' AuieiH i ' to the cour . instead of
the usual complimentary reports.
After retiring the repoit. Judge
l'less highly praised the grand jury
for their report and also llieir wmk
which they have done since last Feb
ruary.:. -They, were told that they had
done things that few griino juries
ever did - -make "fact finding reports'."
The i. p-'i t a.- given Judge 1'les-s is
Tu His Honor, J. Will l'less, Jr.,
Judge I'residmg and Holding th" No.
veiiilxM-lleceinber ..Term-, W 1 'f the
Sujierioi' Court of Hayvioi County.
We. the (irand Jury, beg '. o report
our invest igaf ions, in accordance with
11 is Honor's instruct ions.
We have carefully considered all
bills sent before us and have returned
the majority of. them to the Court as
True Hills; a few .were cnnlinued for
lack' of witnesses.
Wo visited the Public liiiildiligs in
the County anil Milmiir the - following'
j'eport and i ecommrndat uuis on same:
County Hoine, Coiiililioiu at tins
institution seem to be good. There
are IS inmates, Is, of whom ai'e did
illeli. The Home is well supplied With
provisions, and all. possible is being
done for the comfort of the ones there,,
One pe.-son in the Home is suffering
with tuberculosis. It is recommetideil
that she. lie. moved to some other place
for the s'.fet v of the other -inmates.
The cow barn which was recommended
at the July Term' is being built. Fur
nace Heat is recommended for the
( 'mint v Home.
I'rison (.'ami). .This place was in
spected and found to be in real tine
condition and wi IF managed.
Hospital;. .This .-place, was visited
and found to be in excellent condition.
The (irand Jury feels that the ones
responsible for t,ho property are to be
highly commended! for the splendid
way in which it is kept.
Court House. The Clerk's office is
in good .shape. Hooks seem .to be well
arranged and well kept ; the same
applies to the 'office of the Register of,
Deeds., A recommendation wan made'
by the (irand Jury at last Term if
Court in regard to recopyitig the
'ross,-Index liooks in this oflice; also
that record maps be rocoiiud on pec-
'bound in durable binder, to --prevent
i t!,i ir loss or destruction by wear. This
j has not been carried out so far. ':,
The Main Court Khom was found to
Ik; clean and well. kept. The Grand
Jury room, which is occupied between
K'ourt .'Terms by .'Frank 1); ' Ferguson,
a Magistrate, is.being ill used- These
s are large spots of dirt on the walls
and larj;e tacks have been driven intrj
the plaster1 to support a calendar.
Pencil marks have been made On the
walls of the toilet which connects with
The rom occupied by Ii. M. 1eath
- erwood, anotlier Magistrate, is almost
i beyond description; , It is unsanitary,
V,-n.-,-.'-'i.conncctinjr thii,- office is filthy ; it is
. jittei;e,i wilh irokvn )()tt!es. and com-
Ilbbll.li O.JJ WI II IIVUII (lll'l I
- lnofJe js cj,t,ked -with tobacco and other
The room being used by G. C; Bail,
:, Magistrate, is somewhat better than
- ,.,i.i .,' i.t it. rim.
but its con-
Grand Jurv that all Magistrate- be
J "-I iiyjlll UM1 uuimiiih --'
i locality, -'or the protection and ix nefit
'of the proiierty. '... .
;.. All rooins in the building were visit
' i d, such as the small roar: room on
upper floor, .County armAgents
All Relief Cattle
To Be Shipped Out
Of State By Dec. :U
Cannery At llaelwood Will Have
To Close Within Next Six
Weeks 1 teen use Of Change
About the hardest blow to came t.
Haywood farmers was the order f.vn
Raleigh that "No relief cattle is ti
remain in the state after DecemU'
olst. except cattle for the Rural Ro
ll. hilit at ion Corporation "
This order was received this week
by Homer Henry, local relief admin
istrator.s from Raleigh, .Mrs Thus
It . is pcwsihU- that from 700 to
SOU head of cattle will lx' kept in Ihe
county for the work of the Farm Re
habilitation. They are to be se
lected in order tlut the better grades
may U- kept.
Fivf ears of relief cattle have al
ready been shipped from this county
three to Albany, N. Y , and two to
The farmers were to receive from
$1.T0 t ... $:i a month for feeding the
cattle, and in many instances sold
their own cattle because they were
depending on the money from the
government.' for feeding the relief
cattle Many are keenlj ilisappointod,
it w.is learned
IVcaiise of the order, the cannery
which opened at Hazelwood last week
will have to close in about six weeks,
according to Homer Henry, local ad
ministrator As all the cattle for can
long iiui-t be out of the state by the 1st
of .January, it would be impossible to
keep the cannery operating, be said.
Over .$;'i,l)00 was spent, for labor
alone in getting the cannery '."eaily
for operation, tunnies the new ma
chinery and materials that were
used, it was learned. Aproxiinately
Ml head of cattle are 'being canned
daily, and sonic 7,00(1 cans are being
packed daily. The payroll at, the
cannery is now amounting to about
$2,000 a week-
What plans wi
cattle is shipped
nerv closed mil il
ll be inade after the
away and the can.
spring is not known
at this time, according to Mr. Henry,
Funeral For Mrs.
Alley Held Here
On Wed. Mornint
Funeral services were held on Weil,
nesday morning for Airs. Corn Davis
Alley, age (i'.t, who died suddenly Mom
day morning at N 'o'clock.- ' Services
were held at the home of her son,
llovle I). Alley on North .Main Street.
l;. e I,1 l U 'llLei' n.'isloi- of t he 1'res
(bvteriaii Cburclj ollii'ialeil. She died
at her apartmenl in the Hriggs' '.resi
dence. Mi's. Alley was the .widow of the
late eh Alley of Jackson County and
the daughter' of .Mr. and Mis. .Moil
t raville I iavi- of ( lay 'on tit. v
Tliroijgb her mot her who was prior
to her .marriage. Miss Violet Hyers,
she had a large' family connect ion
Haywood' County. ' Before coining fo
Waynesville last year, Mrs. Alley re
sided at f 'ashlers Valley in Jackson
Following the brief rites here burial
was in the Allcy-l'iekU'simcr family
cemetery in Whiteside's ( ove in Jack
son countv, beside her husband. At
the 'interment Ilev. Frank liumgarner,
a nephew conducted the services.
Act ive pallbearers were F. )'.. Alley,
Jr., Hayes Alley, W. T. U'v, Jr.,
Walti'r (.'rawford, Kermitt I'ureell, and
Surviving, are four daughters, Mrs.
May Dunn of UyaHsville, Md.f Mrs.
Thomas ( bai'shee of lmg Island, N.
y., Mrs. Sarah SmTthson of Asheville,
and Mrs. Margaret Morrison of Way-1
nesyille and one son, Doyle D. Alley
of Waynesvnie ' and two brothers, ().
('. Davi.s of Clay County and Wiley
Davis of Dalf.is' Texas.
Slot Maehines And
- One of (he last things that Sheriff'
J . A. I.ow-o and his deput ies did: be
fore Vi ti.-!t:g from oflke Aloiiday was
lo ib-.-'roy eight stills, aiid four, slot
machines . whi. h bad been captured
during the past six months, '
The; machines and stills had been
kept j,'- the v. ult ' in the she'riff's office
for evidence'- . .
Allison Is Better
Jar vis H.
Alli.son, county commis.
has been 'critically; 'ill at
here, suffering from,
was reported late. Wed-
:'v afternoon to he much -"im-
Note To Farmers
Every Haywood County
Tobacco Grower should get
his Marketing Card before
taking his tobacco to tho
market. If he .failes to do
so Twenty-Five per cent of
his sales will be taken out
by a government agent.
RSI Y, DECEMHEK U.
Court Disposes Of
Many Cases.. Judge
Number Of Sentences Handed
(hit To Violators Of Law.
Carver d'ets 10 to M Voars
Judge Will l'less, Jr., who was pre
img over the criminal term of Su-
i perior Court here, was forced to leave
I'ne:-day night and will nut be !aek
this wcii. Cp until the tinio of hisi
having a large number of cases had
i been disposed of.
'1 he cases re, ei ing sentences be
fore the court until Monday were as
Henry Hembree, guilty of F and A.
Habe Hannah, guilty
senienceo six montns on
Ken I'enlatid, guilty of Inrcony. .:
Homer Whittcnburg, reckh-ss di :.
ing while under influence of liquor.
'.'0 day sentence susjH'ndcd ux'ii con
dition that he not drive on highways
for 12 months.
Grady Welch, iola't ion f prohi
bit inn law, six months on road.
Vernon Ferguson and Wovulrow Me.
Kirov, sale of liquor, three months on
road for McKlrny.
Hilliaid San ford, violation of
hibition law. six months mi road.
William Cibbs, driving drunk, lined
$o0 and not to drive .automobile for
lielle Jolly, .as
u capon, sentenced
ault with deadly
IS lo L!l months in
J. W. Itoyd ami Sam
ing slot machine. Fined
of court cost.
Sam Jones and
ing slot machine
John llnyd, opera t
. each to pay half
loin's lined $ 10.
operating' sdol ma
of court cost and
.1. W. McKay,
chine, lined $.'i(i.
Fun Howeti, operating slut, inaclliiie,
Claude Woodward, operating slot
machine, lined $25,
Carl Cibson, assault wit I deadly
weapon, six moiitlis on mail.
Ceorge Rogers and Hucli Kgern,
assault with deadly weapon, four
months suspended senteni'e for (leorg'a
Kogi-rs and that he sever all I'linni'c
tions with town of Clyde as an officer.
Hugh Rogers four moii'ths suspended
Alonzo Finney, big-amj,. IS nioiitlls
I l.-iyne--, ;- sault wit. h
x mouth-, nil icinl.
is not Register of I
l u) t ic
lip, 12 miinths. susiiil'd
(Jrant W hite, disl to liiig;)iiillic Wor,
ship, 12 months on roal. sinli-in'e sm
pelliled upon payment of cast..
lyoury Guy, disturbing public wor
ship, fined cost.
Ted Sutton and Frank; i'intr('f, vio-
'"ilatioii prohibition law, Finger months
suspended sentence afid -flay rnelit 'or
half of cost, Sutton si; nitjiiiii- n
months on road.
Fred ('ody, resisting ofTieer,
months sUSM'nded sentelle
merit, of $100, : :..-.-Woiidv
2 to 5
years in state peiiitentliry.
HiU Jenkins, Hud .Jenkins and Co r
dell Wood, assault with JcadJy Aveapon,
fined $10 and cost. : '' "' ;"
( '. ('. . Chambers, . .riisipttnjr otficcr
drunk, .'HI days sU- penvlei stnteiicu -and
cost iif siii't , ' k .' .' .; .. ;
C. V', '. I'enland, abandorunerit, nit-r.
ed fo pay '$10 a uioli.th. fyr --.support, fif
wife arid child. '' -" ; '' '' ' .
IVed VVysitt and- -llfiim WOvxls,
hreaking and entering;, ,fou r. , months ,
on road, : " ' "' '
(jurtLs Ijc'vi -6ctfbirif afsVrawt-with'
deadly-- weapon, 'i tj 5- years in ntyile
Ifardy Carver and Ocorfjre Pii.-e,
disturbing .public--.WfNiiife. -Wi -'lay
suspeiideil sentence upon payniept. of
Cf-dmcr ( agW, rc.-kiB.' n.riiji Vic.e.r- ,
ing, ordered that he returned to
KWnwall Jacksinr Tr'aiWgch'liir.
;,,iio.V (,'arver, abd(cUin,;, .s:)itnc'ed
16 to lo. years in si ate. pi-pit''Ti' iai'y.
barley lirown, vioiatfoft of proliibi
t.im law and .driving while h.tmk, fined
$100.. - -.' .' .
.- Saiii ' ''... .12 moriths' fo!- -lyfeaking..
and i nti.-ring.
' Marvin "she and. Jaok O'li cr, house
lo i sikirig, larceny and re'.-eivir.;;, -uriler,
eil that Ashe he sentenced to St'ohwall
Jackson ; Training school, Od Carver
-cut to Juvenile court. ;
A. West, carrying- Cone
fined $o0. : .".',-..-
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