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THE MOUNTAINEER, WAYNESVILlE, N. C.
THE WAYVESVILLE PRINTING CO.
W. C. RUSS -- Editor
V. C. Russ and M. T. Bridges, Publishers
Published Every Thursday
1 Year, In County 1.00
6 Months, In County .50
1 Year Outside of Haywood County ,.$1.50
Subscription payable in advance
Entered at the post office at Waynesville, N. C,
a Second Class Mail Matter, as provided under
te Act of March 3, 1879, November 20, 1914.
North Carolina i
THURSDAY, Jl'LY 1, 1935
Tiioi .ins roit si:iuors moments
V ii i - u tint ii name for an rffel mIionc muse
is ;hI. urn. ( oupiT.
Let ii- Imvr failli llial rilt makes right, uml in
llial faith In ii-, lo the i-iid. dare Id ilo our duly as we
iiiidei'-iaiiil il. Lincoln.
The lanuiianc form- Hie pretieher, 'li- yood uoik-niake-
(lie man. Klizu Cook.
of line ciiniiilion and humbling; of ilie lieurl nil
Hi Iiom- of fiii;ieniiess. Tlinnias Kcinpis.
Work doii'l make line placing seeclie- nlxxil
bread, cain il. Dickens.
Typo;i!i,hk'al errors are the bane of the
existence of every newspaper man (or woman).
Lucky is that one wild reads his paper after it
lias come from the press to find that an issue has
been published in which there are no errors. Tf
there is anything which causes one to want .o
murder the whole force, it is to find that his
favorite article has been "messed up" through
the dropping of a line or the misplacement of
a letter. But come to think of it there are less
errors in newspapers than almost any line of
work ' considering., the number of operations
through which news must pass before it is
passed on to the public. If a reporter happens
to Write down the word Sillie when the one
'phoning in the news says Billie, it is just too
bad, and after he has collected his news there
are about 100.000 chances, a newspaper man
has figured out, for human errors in a single
newspaper page and a like number of mechani
cal errors before the job is complete. Take the
front page of the average and figure there are
one-quarter of a million separate operations be
fore the copy is converted into newspaper form.
Count the number of errors and divide into a
quarter of a million and you have the number
of errors or the ratio for each operation.
Lucky is the newspaper person who can
tfet a paper through the press without an error.
WHAT IS SUCCESS
Asked for the secret of success, one of
America's greatest financiers said:
I'll tell you how you can double your income
in a comparatively short time even treble it
or quadruple it. You don't need to have any
more ability than you have now, and you don't
need to know any more than you know now. You
can be the same human machine you are now
and accomplish vastly more for yourself if you
will adopt one idea only. This is the idea. Simp
ly DO the things you already KNOW and STOP
doing the things you already know you ought
NOT to do.
This inevitably brings to mind the old story
of the salesman for a farm magazine who soli
cited a subscription from a farmer. In his sales
talk he told the farmer that the magazine would
make a better farmer out of him. "Shucks !"
replied the farmer, "I ain't farmin' half as well
now as I know how." Monroe Enquirer.
A TINY MORAL
Congressmen were somewhat scandalized
at the sigiht of a child getting its dinner from
its mother's brea3t in the House gallery," so
much so that the mother was asked to retire
. with the child. The House doorkeeper spoke to
her. He admits he had never seen anything
like that in his 40 years' service.
... Perhaps the Representatives are bottle-fed.
Anything out of the routine disturbs them.
Nonchalantly they vote billions to provide peo
ple with dinner, and here comes along a little
mite of humanity, helping itself, without Con
gressional resolution, committee report, filibus
ter, imposition of the gag rule or bigstick blud
geoning on the part of the President. They
couldn't endure it,
There may be a little moral for Congress,
men in the-incident; that i3, a return to self
feeding might help us all. Charlotte News.
ALMOST REPULSIVE. THIS
About the only kind thing Vj .-ay of the
policy of the State in laying its sales tax again -t
the homeliest provisions, fat back, meal, mo
lasses, turnip greens and whatnot, is that thi.
is going to make it easier for the collect ir.- to
get the ivoney an 1 for the merchants to keen
Over against that asset is the liability,
ilamaging and unwarranted on its face, of the
State pressing with the same relent le.-.s brutal
ity the humblest and hungriest of its citizens
as it most affluent, and luxuriant.
The sales tax was once characterized by
a high State official who is still holding office
as "a tax on poverty" and that was when none
contemplated reaching down to basic foods.
Now that this margin has been covered
and every conceivable purchase made subject
to the same tax, it will become, in many cases,
a levy against penury and abject destruction.
When the intelligence and conscience of
our citizens come face to face with the equities
of this now exemptionless sales tax, it is not
thinkable that they will think well of it. Char
AGAIN IT IS "ELY TIME"
It is well to take note of the fact that again
it is "fly time." None of the pests that annoy
humanity demand more presistent warfare. Fly
swatting should be preached in and out of seas
on. In this connection the public should be ac
quainted with .some of the facts about the ordi
nary house fly. It has been estimated that the
female deposits more than a hundred eggs at
a time in unsanitary organic material. The life
cycle from egg to larva (maggot), to pupa, to
adult male or female fly requires but ten days.
A week later, 50 females, under favorable con
ditions are ready to deposit a total of 50,000
During the summer season, nine genera
tions of flies may result from one female that
laid the first batch of eggs in the spring. Dr.
L. O. Howard, noted entomologist, has estimat
ed that if the offspring of a single overwinter
ing female were to survive through nine gene
rations, descendants in the fall would number
over five and a half trillion.
These insects are regarded as having play
ed a leading part in causing epidemics of ty
phoid fever throughout the country. What
they may do in 1935 depends on what you do
to them. Swat the fly .'The Morganton News-Herald.'
fir. - Ate:M?wr.,.Vi 1
by W. CURTIS RUSS
By Thomas Hast well
Guy Ma.-sie mis.-eii tile chance 6i
his hie. ia.-t week a pretty young
u-imun selling a'lver:;.-.rig lui .-um.-thing
or other, ejretui.y outlined hei
prpo.-itit ii, wne'ieupoii Mr. Massie
turned it (iuwn. Sue cut the price in
b ait .-til. hi- ii-ru-xi. Sset-mg that
-ne was getting nouneie, .sue .said:
"Would you- jrive fifty cents to shake
hand- with Christopher Colun.luis
this morning'.'" Mr. Massie shot
hack: "'o. l wouldn't." With that
answer the -sale-woman maiif a hasty
INFANTILE PARALYSIS AND THE
Automobile accidents statistics in North
Carolina for the first five months of the year
might be re-written into this language:
'If all the victims in this state of the dread
ed infantile paralysis should die, and this is
highly improbable, the automobile in North
Carolina would still be THREE times more dead
ly. The deaths so far from the disease total
less than 10, and the automobile in North Caro
lina in the first five months has claimed ,')n7
lives, more than 10 times the casualties from
From actual statistics, one careless auto
mobile driver is more deadly and more to be
feared than a case of infantile paralysis. And
that statement is not meant to minimize the
danger of the disease, but to show that we are
prone to overlook the greater menace for some
thing more spectacular and far less deadly.
The next time you are on the highway or in
any place where a car runs, you should rememb
er that you are in far greater danger than living
next door to a dozen cases of infantile paralysis
The Caldwell Record.
And talking about salesmen, lVst-nia-tei
J. 11. Howell had a similar
experience' when he giantcd a book
.-ak.-man three minutes to explain a
certain proposition when the three
minute- weie up, Mr. Howell looked
at. hi.- wau.h, and .tilt salesman .-a. l:
"Are. you unci e -ttd '.' " ' And as. in
(iuy .- ei-e, tm answer wa- an em
phatic "Sir," And atiotliei lias.y exit
was in .dr.
So everything with
Wayne.--, me is mt a biu
l'.'m the into: math ii of those not
etitiieiy laminar with-' the- map of the
parkway, it oegitis a; Wayne-sDorOj
Virginia, anil etuis near iiynesvilie,
Xoi In t aioiina.
It must be, the weather, or my
actio tin, or something because twice
this week I have been accused of get
ting: "Id. Dr. Alexander made, a wild
guess at 'my age, and put me .seven
years too old the next day my wife
"claimed" that she toutid gtey hairs
on my head wuu is, me!
THE TAI.KXT OF LOYALTY
I itiimhe ) yalty in a man-or woman
i believe the nudity of loyalty makes
up for short eomitms an individual
miwht have. I like to se an employee
lny.il to his employer. Though every
one else feels that his employer is a
failure I like to see his employees
stand up for him. I feel at once they
are W orth more as employees. I think
i vi. iy one feels just as I do about it
When I hear an employee speak dis
parinKly of his employer I invariably
feel like a-skiiifi him why he doesn't
ipiit his job and allow some one else
to hold it who will appreciate it. I
like to see a man loyal to his town. I
think one can be conscious of all the
short comintrs of his town and still be
loyal to it, I think every citizen should
la.- loyal to his town or find a town that
In- could be loyal to anil move there.
It is importune to the town that those
who live in it are loyal to it. but more
important to the individual himself.
The tow ;n can easily survive the fail
ure of. a few citizens to accord it their
loyalty but -can the individual afford
lo abandon his loyalty?. It seems to
Hie that do-.n so removes an important
mil. a necessary anchor. I like to see
a man loyal to his- family and his
friends. Without such a quality' he is
only the husk of a man. I like to se?
a man loyal to his best self. I care
little how much he has been able to
Kather to himself of the things the
world (-alls riches if his attitude to
ward life a nd the world in which he
lives is one of loyalty to his best im
pulses, his best ideals, his more worthy
concepts. I believe if a man possess
this loyalty all the others will be add
ed unto it,
Mr. A. E. vv..
Monday ln va, . .''
Miss Eva Jul..,:..
Monday in twr
Mr. Ed A ,
accepted a no- - ',
Suyeta Park' ll,',',;''
Mr. Virge Met Ul
a Haynesville vi.,-
Miss Mazie M-.ij
tne guest of M;,s
several days this
-ii. tvay Mils. an ! , ,
Turbyfill ent ;M"
Miss Louise Mu"-r" " A':'--s
?est of Miss Luv'C -
.-j mis w-eK
Mrs. D. D. Pem ,y
mis week t
me with her fm;i,
.' Mr- Karl Alford. of Sv
ib spenu:ng the summer -v ' 1 i
in town. w--a it.a::J
Cap.. A!den Huui: nM.
end in Hen,ur-onvi!le ::c tif
tended the sr.- "l. :crea'cJ
Bankers of North
J11.AI) ALO(J THE SKYLIXK
a position at th- n,... '-"W
begin her duties on Juiy'i?r.aw
Mr. and Mrs. lit'Orv'Vi i -V;:.
Miss Josephine Th-ijua ' ;
Ci::" r''";-.w sad
" 6uci Oi ii:- l..iu;t B"i"
for a month.
vi m: i ,
vjiic, tvius llie (fUe.- .! !,.!,,
Stringltield on Monday. ''
Our beautiful city :- rap:.i;v n
up with summer v;"-;:,,,, ',,.";'' wj"
l)oast of the larjn .-: v-m..V'4 k'
at this time of the year.
Mrs. Hugh A. l.ou- ail Mis- E
tamp nave returnee fr.j Biap
wnere they nave in-t-!. a::-r.dir.g
P ni siriu 1 ,.,,i,i., ,
trom Grace church. Tht-y wertctt
tamea at tea by Mr-. i:
The Haywood Cuinr.y Fair i;
made bigger than ever ifM.e,
prospects, for one ol the ii;
events in the history of the assoc.
iiou. are excecumgiy nhtwniig
time, it nas now airown m.i; a:
in importance, until -it is ost of
-best county fairs in the South.
everybody pull for a bi-i and
It has been iugjrereil that iitt e:
tertainment be pulled off in the is,
future for the buiefit of out
department. This i? :i wise ;i
tion and the scheme should ma:d
ize. A good fire department is t!
biggest asset a town tail have,
Words fail me wlun I think of Bill
I-impkin and what he did at the
Kotary luncheon Friday. It so hap
pened that Bill had the first chance
at a large platter of nice fried chick
en, and so help me, it he didn't up
and take out a puce of back. He
admitted later that it was not in
READ THE ADVERTISEMENTS
There is always something ua the tic'
looking about a chain gang. Last
week the guards had the "unfortun
ates" cutting weeds on the highway,
and the expressions on. their faces
were ratluk impressive a forlorn
look yet everyone was perhaps hap
pier than those of us riding bv and
casting sympathetic glances their
GET MY WIND !
THEIR MILDNESS !
A TRUE LEGEM) TODAY
JVIany are familiar with the old legend
about the village of Atri, which had a large
bell that was rung only in time of great need.
For years it had not been used because Atri was
prosperous and contented. The bell rope was
covered with green vines and trailed to the
ground. One day a poor horse, turned out to
starve, seized the fresh green tendrils in his
teeth. The ringing of the bell, when he pulled
the rope, called attention to the beaat's pre
dicament, and he became a well-fed ward of the
Advertising is a bell that is continually
ringing to call your attention to something you
need and ought to have. Merchants who are sel
ling something tjhey believe you will want, are
using its clarion notes to attract you to their
Do you read the advertising? Many people
do. They are the wise shoppers the economi
cal buyers the ones who are strictly up-to-date
on opportunities for saving money or spending
it to greater advantage. Read the advertise
ments in this paper and profit. Ex.
ni. ,, , ...
incie are still a number ot signs
on windows, especially unstairs win
hows, mat neec taKmtr ott some are
it least ten years old but probably
some people are interesting, .
One man made mention of the fact
that - a tanner trom Pigeon, after
seeing the ostrich race Saturday
went to the owners of the show and
asked what a setting of eggs from
them thar hens ' would cost?
Since the Fourth of .Ink- nhnuvs
phere prevails, I'm reminded of the
girl irj .South Carolina who was 'born
on the Fourth and named Tn.-lenmid.
: Day, but called Ir.dv.
.Can't you imagine the curiosity
Charles Ray had recentlv when he
overheard two women talking about
Soco Gap in a Durham hotel dining
While snooping around rerpntKr fnr
a human interest a'-Mclp heft rd n
indirectly from Robert P.lWn tv.o
welfare investigator here al; hough
a good story, and one hnnHrod n
cent human interest, it will have to
ue ieit out ot print. , . .
If I had mv wav nhnnf it- thoo
would be no more hnnu ma,u -fnv
automobiles people who talk out
loud in church, movies or anywhere
they shouldn't, would be embarrassed
(People Who inisf ' 1,C J
keemng nthpr fmm ...... vi
be made to work over timebut I
.oa t nave my way, so we'll iust con
tinue to have the unpleasant 'things. .
I AGREE WITH
MR. ARMOUR ABOUT
AND THEY NEVER
FRAZZLE MY NERVES'
TOMMY ARMOUR, famous golf champion ,
"ISLAND OP DESPAIR"
whltr' Slations of slave markets
where o.OOO poor wretches are sold
monthly. Read the story of the most
nefarious business in the world. One
t0ri?S in ,the Ju,T 7 issue
of the American Weekly, the big
magazine which comes regularlv with
ihreAvALrI0RE suxdav AVm-
u , jet ,your cPy frm your
local newsdealer or newsboy.
When the builders of Greek temples were asked M
they took so much pains with the places in the nuildifJ
that would never be seen by man, they replied-'
which man cannot see; the gods can see."
An impure drug or careless compounding cannot
detected by th patient. But that very fact makes
all the MORE rigid in our standard. Conscience is a
even more powerful influence than a Greek god.
ASK YOUR D O C T 0
Two LICENSED PHARMACISTS For Your
Phonts 53 & 54 Opposite
Trj At Home First. . .And You'll Never