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WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
ill.. XL HI
THI HSDAY. APRIL I. lri
County Taxes Have
Already Been raid
Collector Howell Makes Offi
cial Statement io Koara
. J J a.
I j;Tllr m a statement maue o
board oi ''""" ii v;
here .Mumiay oy la v-u"--"
fHf)wcl!, iht-re is only $119,tW yet
the county u" s.--.
he statement showed that a total
(5191 w7 hall been collected on
' '...rit taxes. The original
1nt of taxes was $311,501.
fa-zed statement i ""o
w!'ul 1 - OQ COS fiQ
uar - ' 11 ucw
i. i .. l.v
,i!t,;..,i' bv T. J. Cathey
;.;'r to December) ...-$124,987.74
la I collected to (late ... iui.yyv.o
Li yet duo
aj of lt;!4 taxes 6H.oui.o-
d Buildings Are
Being Removed In
own Of Hazelwood
'he town of Hazelwood through the
rj if altiermen some few weeks
i bi-'jau a campaign to tear down
houses and 'buildings. A number
te already been torn down, and
le in session Tuesday night they
e ' plans fur removing others.
I w;i? opinion oi tne poara Co
Itinue tin movement until all un-
rahie buddings were removed,
lans have already been made for
erect i. in of several new bouses in
fcelwMuil. One member of the
rd said that the new houses would
used in earing for Waynesville's
bfiow of tourists.
t Wake Forest
kir men from Haywood county are
lit -among. Wake Forest College's
10 students this year, according to
l)Iatiun just completed,
three are from Waynesville and one
lorn t '!;. do. There are three fresh-
and one sophomore in the group.
hey an-:-. .- From Waynesville -K.
Burghi, a freshman, son of Mr.
.my, r. a. Burgm; C. A. rrancis,
freshman, son of Mr. and
t. C. Francis; and W. A.
ntis, a sophomore, son ol
and Mrs. C. C. Frances. All
fe of these are members of the
eliaii Literary Society, and W. A.
.ncis was a guard on last season s
hnuin football team.
'ram Clyde Hubert J. McCracken,
fshnuu!. son of Mr. and Mrs. E.
WeCra.i ken. Mr, McCracken is a
iber'of the Euzelian Literarv So-
I'v'juh ' -;V,e generosity , of -he(r
"J a'.umhi; and other fi'iend's
e. I "!. -t has just completed a
W building program, all of
is paid exeept $00,000, and
f , nt'4 admlnistration bu.ildinK
V't 11 i.l . nu'fli.-nl hiiildiniT. and
:''te '.ad'iuin aie now in use.
il io.oiiii gymnasium will be conl
d. next nionth and will be dedi-
at the eommencement in May.
1L. Hinton Gives
Sanitary Work In
L. Hil ton, who for the past three
. nail-years has been sanitary in
"er for. this oountv. left TuooHnv
.iil. ii,r Lexine-ton whpro hp will
.. ' -v same work for Daviel-
F-t Who will fill .,..
i: 1,1 tire vaiauty ijiauc
P s resienation ic nnt humii it
fPcted that it will be filled With
' xr lew days, The office is
r triP !lnfll-TMr.;- f lL- T' A .A
ru yt-partment, with Dr. C. N,
niip hpro in tViof
'J a sanitary rating for the coun
gamed ftate wide recognition.
r . . ' : '
teari; vocational agricul
ffif, at,th Waynesville town-
W e.w'j 'ldnaea ln his resigna-
tfe canje here from John
I ' Wlth her mother, who is
rlif- C- TO MEET
leguiar moot r a. .
held fj , 1 l"e u- u- .
of uiFx?df7 afternoon at the
I Wtsew Martin assis-
"""'I' -ii.i.r.i "ii tilings go
right, I in swing to have to luz
zards soon. A friend from lliarl-
vston sent mo two buzzard eggs last
week ami I put tliem under a lieu
which I sot the day before? Won't
tlmt bo a good joke on the hen?"
CLYDE FISIIEK "Hnzehvood is the
best town in the world to live. The
people there got along together and
renllj- seem to enjoy living."
TUGS. SI'l HLOCK "My wife wont
go to betl on Thursday nights until
she has read The Mountaineer."
R. G. COFFEY "Paint is M'llin. Iw...
tor this year than at any time dur
ing the past throe years for the
same time of year. I( ,,Us like
there's goiiij. t i. ,s , ust,(1
JAMES ATKIXS "From uhut 1 .,, I, I
learn in Itaielgh last wwk, the
legislature expects to adjourn wiih
in a short time, probably uIkmii the
tenth of April."
DK. S. P. GAY "I'i-oir r play eon-
.....11.. I ! : . .
iroucu is urc iK'st institution il
character 'building. 1 hH- to see
more and bettor playgrounds in
Wa j nosvillo,"
DK. I). I. I,. SMATIIEKS "I have
been mayor of Clyde for eight years,
and I'm through. I've got a lot of
ersoiial business to attend to. I
would li lit- to see the absentee bal
lot law repealed, its a useless thing."
1)11. C. -. SISK "What Wuynosxillo
ikhmIs is a fool-proof iiiciiioi-ator.
Its useless, to haul trash from one
part of town only to dump it in
1IAKKY IIAlili ."When we uuike the
summer visitors feel more at homo,
we will prolit more fmin the tourist
For The Season At
Country Club Course
George Wilson, Of St. Peters
burg, Will Have Charge Of
Course, Which Is In Good
George Wilson, who for the past
few years, has been in charge of a
large golf course -in 'St.; Petersburg,
Fla., has signed a contract with J. M,
Long, owner of the Waynesville Coun
try Club as professional for the com
Mr. Long in making the announce
mimr ct atofl that he felt -himself for
tunate in securing Mr., Wilson, and
that indications for a good season
with the course was nio.-t encourag
Large crews of wmnen are work
ing on the course daily picking out
the small weeds, and a number of
men have completeil the job of eloar
ing out all of . the rough's on the outer
edges of the course, The bent grass
which was planted sometime back on
the greens is growing fast, Mr. Long
said, and will make some of the best
greens in the state.
The rock work on the new country
elub house was finished last week.
The plans for the club house have
been changed, and ' at least $10,
000 will be spent on. the building
before it is completed within, the
next f ew. weeks, Mr. Long said.
Dressing rooms for both men and
women, together with showers will be
installed, and the large iouuy i
be converted into a dance hall ; on
.-.t:- ;c -- Tho third story
ceitani ui:i-a.-w.-. . .. -
of the building will : be occupied by
Mr. and Mrs, Long. They expect to
move about the first of May.
Sam II. Jones will have charge of
the club house again this year.
Election At Clyde
Will Lack Usual
All indications are that tne com
ing election in Clyde will lack the
usual hard campaigning that has
been a feature of the elections there
for the past number of years. Dr. D.
I. L. Smathers, who for the past eighv
years has served as mayor of that
town, told this paper last week that
he was no longer a candidate for the
rfffa arA wnuM Tint, rlin:
At present there is not a policeman
in the town of Clyde, smd because, of
that reason the campaign is. not ex
pected to get as "warm" as previous
elections, because the police was usu
ally the main issue of the elections.
Dr. Smathers stated that he ex
pected the new board would take im
mediate steps towards naming a. po
liceman. Mr. George Rogers until a
few months ago was policeman. Hp
had served for a period of about io
C. Of C. Endorses
Special Edition Of
Hundreds Of Extra Copies Will
Be Distributed. Will Contain
Many Features Of Interest
The board of directors of the Cham
ber of Commerce in session last Fri
day night went on record as endors
ing the special booster edition of The
Mountaineer, which will be issued
within the next week or ten days.
Several sections of the paper have
already been printed and the entire
issue is composed of articles of inter
est and a large number of pictures
of local scenes, including some of qhe
A number of special articles have
been prepared by otli ials and others
for the edition. Those who have
written an article for the paper in
cludes! Ambassa(r Jusephus Dan
iels, Governor J. C. B. Khringhaus,
Park officials in Washington, and
TVA men in Knoxville. A number of
local prominent people have taken
a active part in the issue.
Hundreds of -extra copies are being
printed and- will be distributed in all
parts of the country. The Chamber
ot Commerce exneo' to use a large
number of the papers in connection
with the publicity work of the
ganization. Special attention
been made in covering the field
facts that wiil be of interest to
The homefolks will not lie m-g-cted
in the issue, as all articles
have been prepared in such a way
is to give the local people some in-
sule laets aoout. the county m wnun
they live as to make the issue worth
No Candidates In
Hazelwood As Yet
While in session Tuesday night
the Hazelwood board of aldermen had
no statement to make regarding the
Mayor J, P. Scate.s stated that no
deifinite decision had been made by
the present board, and very little talk
had been made by others.
L. M. Richeson. present member of
the board, said he would not seek re
election, while Clyde Fisher, and
Whitnor 'Provost, the other two 'mem
ber's, had no statement to make.
DIRECTOR AND W1FK HF.RK
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall M. Harthol
omew, the former being director of
the Yale Glee Club, which gave a
concert in A sheville Monday night,
spent Sunday night in Waynesville
on , route to Ashoville, While bore
they expressed themselves as .being
favorably impressed with this town.
They were at the H otel Le'Faine while
The Waynesville Chamber ' of Commerce is sponsor
ing a "Try At Home; First" campaign, which will be for
an indefinite period, and during Which time every effort
will be made to impress the buying public with the im
.portance of "trying at home first." ;
In beginning the campaign, the. board of directors
discussed the matter at length, and the fact was stressed
that it was not a point of selfishness in trying to keep the
business at home, but a matter of civic pride and good
business for the community. '
' A conservative estimate, based upon a close check-up
shows that between $15,000 and $20,000 each month goes
out of town for merchandise and sen-ices that were
available in Waynesville.
This staggering amount going away from the
community monthly, is cause for serious thought, one
director stated. "If this continues," he said, "within a
year almost a quarter of a million dollars will have been
sent to other communities which should have remained
in Waynesville. In the end our schools, churches and
everything in the town will have suffered."
Plans are underway to make a survey and check-up
on the different so urces through which money is spent
in other communities. Each individual is requested to
"Try At Home First" before spending money out of town, J
Certified Bill Of
Changes In Collect
ing Taxes Received
1). A. Howell Is Named As Tax
Supervisor And Collector Of
All Taxes Of County
Ihe certified copy of the bill which
was introduced in the General Assem
bly by Representative .1. T. ltailey
making changes in the tax -collecting
system of the county has been re
The Ml' sets out that D. A. Howell,
now tax collector, shall be tax su
pervisor and also tax collector for
this county, and shall serve until
OotolnT fust, l!i:ia, at which time the
board of commissioners shall have the
power to till the office.
Auditors will begin auditing the
books , f George A. lirown, present
tax supiivisor and collector of do-Imiuu-nt
taxes, within the' next few
days atnl it ,s expected that it will be
ten or fifteen ilavs before Mr Hinvell
will take over the additional otliee.
.Tie. bill'sets fo-M, that Mr. Howell
shall ho in. dor a fifty thousand dollar
bond and that T.'s assistant sha'l be
under a ten thousand dollar bond.
Mr. Unwell is at present tinder a
o0.(ioo bond but it only covers the
HIM I taxes. It was said that this
bond will bo chanced to cover the
collect ion of all taxes.
"The bill also s't! -fatis that a daily
deposit be made, :,i.d that a complete
and .itemized statement be niado to
the board of i onimissionors at (heir
regular liionthly 'mooting.' This is
now being dune by M i Howell. '
The 'bill also sets out. that Mr.
Howell' -shall name tax. listers. The
hoard nf coinlnissionci s recently made
their appointments for 'the listers, and
M ' Howell ' stated-.- that no changes
will be made.
(ir-'dy N'oland. assistant to . Mr.
Howell, is making arrangements to
spend much of bis time in Canton.
Ho now goes there each pay-day Fri
day and every Saturday.
DR. W. H. LINER MAKES
IX) R M A L A N N O I ' N C E M E N T
The fust formal announcement to
be made for the town election was
made this week by Dr. W. II. Liner,
for a place on the board of aldermen.
Dr. Liner has previously served on
the board, and iwas a inombor during
tin time when many improvements
wore made in the oil. v.
Thole have been several rumors
round and about this week that sev
eral others would be candidates, but
no formal announcement other than
Dr. l.inoi V wore made.
Mrs. C. W. Dollart and two sons
and Miss 'Elizabeth Burnet te of Hry
son City, are visiting; Mi Dell.'irt's
I mm i.t- ,' .Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Ducket!.
Last Saturday George A. It-- own
made change from his pocket book,
and turned around to till out a tax
receipt for his customer and left the
pocket book containing $So on the
desk. When he looked back it was
gone, and the two men who had been
in the otliee a minute prior to that
time were also gone.
Mr. Brown made a desperate effort
to catch them, but they made good
loiter be ran down a clue and had
the two men arrested, they denied
having taken the money, but soon
found they would have to stand trial
to prove they were not guilty. After
making the investigation, Mr. Hrown
gave them their choice of getting hitu
the money or standing trial. They
agreed to get the money.
In company w ith officers; the young
er of the two went homo and took
the pocket book out of the mattress
and handed over the money. Hut
that didn't end tin story. The cost
of jail fees and the arrests amounted
to $1.'), and as the men didn't have
that milch, they sold their only cow
to Mr. Hrown for the money to pay
Even that don't finish the story . . .
the men involved live on Mi. Hrovvn's
farm . . . and how they will have to
Held Sunday For
J ere Davis Here
Pornu'r Waynesville- Rusihess
Man Passes Away. After..
Funeral services were held Sunday
afternoon for. Joie. Davis, oil, ..who
passed away at the Haywood County
hospital last Thursday. Services '.were
hold at the. 'Methodist church With the
Rev. Paul - Hardin, Jr., pastor, ..Hi
ciating. Interment was made in
Green Hill Cemeteiy.
The following served as pall Ix aieis
E. L. Withers, J. H. .Howell, Dr. !
H. Smathers, They. McCracken, E. C.
Harbin, and James W, Killian.
The honorary pallbearers were: M.
M. No I. Hid, E. H. Mi-('lure, Hi. W. L.
Kirkpat rick, ' G rover ' Smith, W .(',
Allen, ('. G. Logan, E. .1. Kubcsoii, In.
M. H. McCracken, He. J. I . Reeves,
II. ('. I.iud.- :ev, W. T. Lee, Dr. li. I'.
.Sjiiatheis,. Itr. . T. Alexander, K. II.
Pdackvvi II, K. I.. Lee, ,1. K. I. - H.
Atkinson, .1. II. Way. S. II. llushttoll.
W, T. I 'eiiton, Oraa Smal bei -.,-' Ku
I'aUou, Dr. Pete Jones, In. E. G,
Hurefout, Glenn Venn).', and Dr. I
Mr. Davi ua- piinniiunl in tin
busiin'.-s life of Waytiesviile for- a
number of yais as a jowolei. lor
tin- past live veal- be bad m i ni'.a ini-o
n jewelry ,;o:e ill ant"ii. lie ha.
been ill lor iih.iii! li . Sun-v inuiii li
ag'.i, be va,-' tn-al' -l a! : tie St. I..l;.a
bi-:h ' hospital'- in Hi. liiipoid, -a., blii
I en M-i era I vvr-ek s ne had be. n a p.-i
Mopt in '.lit- ll.iyvvo.id l ..tin' li'.-pi' . I
lie was tii.- son -.!' Die late Mi. ani.
M rs. .1. M. I 'a-. . . of U ite- -ill..
.Stll'v'lVllig are M r. I.iin 1:, v. lin ! tie
da-.li'gli'tei'.ol Hie late M r. and M i -. D.
L. Ho d, of V'ayne.-v i lie ; .iio- daui'b
lei, .Mr.-.. Hryarit S.ini'h, "t t a.nieii;
t ,v o . '"brol 'he i ', .Will "'.' I a ,i. . and
I Ir.,in;i7- .1. Davi?, ;,f a vn. - v lib ,. -and
one sis-ier-, M : -. W. I.. M i.;, . f W .y
lies vi lie. . ' . ..
ELECTION ROOKS WILL
RE OPENED SATI RDAY
Mayor ( '. .. li. A tkin - mi '.antiounci -d
yesterday that the regiti ai ion book-:
for the ((irtiing town -i lect.ioil which
will be h"f. ..n .May 7th, would hi
open Saturday in the sbeiitr's 'dli.e
at the cour t, house, w ith li. M. Li-atlo
-iwooil.,: legi.-trar, in charge. .
..All those whir have riot previously
legistered for a city election are re
o,ues;tod to do so.
Old Almanac Is On
Display At Mountaineer
Lee Scruggs, of this city, brought
to The Mountainef'T last week a copy
of Hater's Almanac of 1K0. The
book is well preservexl.
The copies have the imprint of S.
J. Schulhofer on the back of them,
in which he features coal oil, lamps
and Chimneys, field and garden seeds,
fine cigars and tobacco.
The copies are on display at this
LEGION AUXILIARY TO MEET
The American Legion Auxiliary will
meet Monday afternoon at 4 p. m..
April 8th, at the home of Mrs, E. B.
Camp, All the members are urged
to be present. .Visitors from the Can
ton unit are expected. Hostesses:
Mrs. R. R. Campbell and Mrs, M. C.
MRS. GWYN ILL
Mrs. T. L. Gwyn, society editor of
The Mountaineer, is indisposed at her
home. She was taken ill on last Sat
urday. Yesterday she was reported
to be some better.
Chamber Of Com
merce Banquet Is
Set For April 16th
Plans Are Heing .Made To Have
Large Attendance Present.
Reports Heard From
Definite plans are being made for
the annual l lumber of Commerce
banquet oil the evening of Tuesday,
The board of diicetors in session
last Friday night named the date, and
President ( has. Kay named a com
mittee to iornmlate plans and ar
rangements for the meeting. "'
committo is coniosoii of Hugh
sio, Ualph Provost, Dr. S. P. Gav, i-.'
L. Withers, and W. C. Russ.
The decision vvas reached where, -y
a single ticket would be sold for 7.V
cents, and two tickets for man and
wife for The committee is
scheduled to moo: this week and com
plete the program arrangements.
During the i-vuimg, Dr. C. N. Sisk
ilisciisscii the work that had been done
tow aids tell nig the $LriO,000 State
Sanatorium in this county. . A joint,
committee from Canton is working on
Dr. S. P. Gay, ihaiinian of the en
W rtainniont committee of the organ
ization, discussed brielly some of the
plans that were under way to enter
tain the vi-it..:-- '.io tins .summer.
Plans will lie worked out for bridge
and golf tournaments during the sea
son. Theodore McCracken, chairman of
the coin nut loo oil removing .some ot
the old buildings made a report be
fore the directors. Other, buildings
will be torn down within the next few
vv t clis, it was stal ed.
Dr.- Sisk during the course of his
discussion pointed out that what
Waynesville needed' more than any
thing else al present was a fool-proof .
incinerator. Ho said it vvas false econ
omy to haul rubbish from one. place
to another. 'That it sdiould he burned,
in all incinerator once and for all.
Angus C. Craft To
Operate The Hotel
(lordon This Year
Has Opera! cd Hotel Tor Three
Years. Experts To Hring
'-."'.Trained Stall With Him
N'evvv receive. I here this week was
1 hal . Anj-iis l.. ( rift wmild operate ;
the Hotel Gordon agon I hi-.- year.
Mr. ( rail has opera!, d t he , hotel for
i lie pa. t 1 broe yen i s.
After the ann.Miiiceinent ,was made
that ,M i . ( raft bad been 1,.,-le. I
nianai'i r ef the hotel, from a li t uf
.ome twisty applicants. In '
that ho. would ".oi arrive and. .bring
vv it h 1 1 i in his ' fi'1 !'e .- i' a 'i"'d' force
from I'e.'or-burr, vvliete be ha -
' 1 1' r. s I'll I ' V ol.'lat.d till- Hotel Peel--:
imill -I H O!'' ' 'i. I.-. .' - nil,
M .-. i r:' .o p: .- -e.l l-iin-ell' a i'
li.-ll:' I' :'. I opt 1 m i- if uM-r the r.illl--!)'...
- 0,11 - in '.-;! w '' 1 he fact t In t
:t ,-'.,-. I-'), , i;l , - .'.,' b,i.l be -u bevolld
I -V pe.-t. a ' -Mt.l
lb v.-a - 'O'eic i . d in b-a i n'inr t hat
:!.'', I a ' t-oMif. -m 'be hi. lei ail. I-'-l:,-i:
-iiaiiv n '"vv i nijivio; e iy.r-ii'' - wn-ild
b. 1 . 1 !e 1 :'o. I - Y!li. ,. i-:i-i'!l mOi-Hs;. heri'.
A i. oii-;- i be '- i'p.'-o'.-i in', nt - t hat are
li. -iie-- in do, .,tr:lu.!es a rievv aiid niod-
,e.! t.li ij.i n. -jvi'-h the installation, of
a , 4e.'i'iii table, dish vv h -h i i i o- otaebiii,.,
and .' !. t l ie of i ii'i "fator. . The entiri'
'nii'dinL' vviM . I.. . Pain', i d. nipl the
perches repaired. . .New . mattresses
and .window shades will ho put in iiio,.f
of the bed rooms.
The work uti the hotel is to be com
pleted by the fifteenth of May.'
Work To Begin Soon
On Hazelwood Park
Work will begin sho.tiy on the ball
park at Hazelwood, and the erection,
of a grandstand which will seat 500
people. The park when completed will
Ik one of the best in Western North
The baseball season will get under
way about the 15th of May, and a
splendid team is expected to be de
veloped by that time.
The team will be semi-professional,
and will play teams of the industrial
WOMAN'S AUXILIARY TO MEET
The regular monthly meeting of
the Woman's Auxiliary of the Meth
odist church.-. will '.'meet' next Tuesday
at 3:30 o'clock in the ladies' parlor
of the church.
OFFICIAL WEATHER REPORT