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WAYXESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
TIU'RSDAY, AUGUST 13, 193.
Survey Shows Business On Par Wit last Year
Work Expected To Begin
On $35,000 Junior High
Building By September 1
schools Of Waynesville District
Qver-uowaea. iwu iw
Buildings Almost Ready
"Wt hm- 'hat actual cnstru"io"
, . cr. ooii iunior high school
, on :ne - v tV,D
t !:;rr tret UI1UCI vrojr J
Span,; by the first othe year,
Md relieve ouj r j 7 -vr w
raid superintendent M. H.
Rnw'es 'his week.
;, :. .v,0 Mst six vears tne nign
"h5ol empl'.ment has increased by
1. .1,0 nr.inion of the school offi
cials that the erection of the junior
kirfi building win proviae aueiiuaoc
forlTe- fcr the present, and will
u much better than trying to add an
I iddition to each school Dunning in
the district, this proceeaure wm
ilso ave the architecture 01 . wre
brestrr. boiUlint's and the efficiency of
1 the pants. It will also taKe care 01
the '. shifting population from one
district to another; it was pointed out.
Mr. Bowie- stated, tnat it is a prov
en fact mat a larger iitiwiiwuc
seveirh gr'a'ie students will continue
on through high school if they spend
one vtar of elementary me on a nrgn
school campus-, and become acquainted
.1, tko hnv school home before
they pas the compulsory school age.
Until the new building is complet
ed, the junior high teachers will have
classes in the elementary school
kuildmirs. hut will be transferred as
sun as possible. ,
The evm will be diviaea into
class room?, and also the high
school library. The high school au
ditorium will be utilized as a study
hall for the first few months.
Tan bnildines are now nearing
completion in the district Rock Hill
nd Allen's Ureek.i These sonoois
will not be cpen until the buildings i
re tir.isiu'il. The work is scheduled
to be completed by the middle of
Sep-ember. The other schools of the
district will open August 29 th.
Th. rim., ,,t hv Alton's flreek and
Rook Hill will be made up at Thanks-
Pivintr ftp, ( hristmfo .
Mr Rnvvlc- nnintprl nilt that when
the present program is completed and
inautrurateii and the organization set
up, th.r. this district will be an ac
cented -':il-,lriv.l district., and Will
compare favorably with any school
of the sa;n(. size anywhere in the
Plans fir the new organization
ill provxe in the district, three,
' three-teacher schools ; one four-teach
er school; one five-eacher "'sMhool,
one six-teacher school: one seven-
. (Continued on Back Page)
To Meet Aug. 21-22
At Ratcliff Cove
J. C. Owens, Representing State
Dry Forces To Speak The
The Haywood Baptist Association
will meet for the fiftieth annual ses
sion with the Ratcliff Cove Baptist
church, route one, on Wednesday and
Thursday, August 21 and 22, it was
announced this week by W.'G. Byers,
moderator of the association.
The program committee announce
their complete program, and on the
first day, Rev. J. C, Owen, of Ashe
ville, will officially represent the Dry
Forces of North Carolina and will
present to the association present
plans of the dry group. A represen
tative said: "He has the facts as to
the liquor situation well in hand, and
will present them in such a way as
to develop wholesale sentiment on the
Officers of the association are: W.
G. Byers, moderator, Waynesville;
Rev. R. P. McCracken, vice modera
tor, Clyde; Edwin Hajies, clerk,
Waynesville; Rev. P. C. Hicks, treas
urer, Canton; J. R. Morgan, histo
The program committee is com
posed of: Rev. Frank Leatherwood,
(Continued on Back Page)
Chorus And Orches
tra Of 100 To Give
"Elijah" At Lake
foe Of Outstanding Musical
Events Of The Season, Set
tor Friday Evening
The .eras, ..; . rrEM; 1. ,,. Tr '
j.c ,." wu, Kigali, ny ivien
funv !. be Presented . at Lake
u ul;i rrlclay evening at
a, Aiifrust the; 16th. V The. chorus
"'c.ie.-.ra lor the performance
composed of more than 100
it... : . --j-'.-i
r -uns Jro;H .Waynesville - Npw Col
'e ) .... - ' -----
JK-n Venter,, and Lake
IJ;. l . rt'h While mn cn q 1 mionf
Li:ies,nt,,i at Lake Junaluska.
Vj'" C'e"'u llson, director of the
f -:v SCno-.l nnU e in.-.. : -ii
if '.(.- '. uj. quanta, win
ff;Cr: l;''ul0F listed by Mr.
fee r'r, Sector of New Col
U!munity ' Centel'. of - Colum-
ter :Rv: : -S v- soloists win be Wal-
the i;Vi' Lake Junaluska, singing
r::f'.,;.,;,?lrs- Wilson, of New
WavJr(1 MrSi .Fred. Martin, of
Me;W ,1 ' fPranos,' Mrs. H. C.
Grce', nzo :, soprano . . and Mr.
tl Aden, of Atio
5ffie L t He?r ' Ye, Israel," will
wne b -Mrs. Wilson'.- m. Vt
tra;:;;le beautiful soiig 'for con-
Princinal 10 the Lord" and
lour t2UPil:.enor aria. "If w;tu .11
Al!e " will be sun. h"
?e, aiSance r",1 x Biven at
,'a small .j UKe Junaluska,
i SAltt.".n H be charg:
P-ound, pu'e ot the Assem
K - xson tfveral wees both
traLffaD ,.- Herbert have
wn most V01ces and have
feari mtoe2.nd7 of their time
Kn it Peormance the
W.C.T. C. Trustees
Name Miss Anne
Albright As Dean
Miss Anne Albright, who was elect
ed several days ago by the board of
trustees of the Wtjstern Carolina
Teachers College, as dean of women,
has announced her acceptance of the
position. Miss Albright is the daugh
ter of Mr. and 'Mrs. M. F. Albright.
She will bring to the position the
background of a rich and valuable
experience for her duties as dean.
After graduating from the local high
school, Miss Albright attended the
Women's College of Greensboro, from
which she was graduated with an A.
B. degree. Following up this work
she attended Columbia Universal,
from which she received her Master's
In her work at Columbia Universi
ty, Miss Albright took special courses
for advisor of women and girls. In
addition to the foregoing qualifi
cations, she has had extensive expe
rience with directing camps for the
National Y. W. C. A. board, in New
Jersey, Connecticut and Michigan.
Miss Albright has taught in sev
eral of the larger high schools of the
state. Last year she taught English
and history in the Waynesville Town
ship High School. The twelve years
prior to her return here, she had
served as dean of the students in
the high school of High Point.
Her first duties in connection with
her pojition as dean of the Western
Carolina Teachers College, will be
to help work out the program for the
!acultyv,stuknts. fficers fonferenoe
which will be held prior to the open
ing of the college.
.IOHX X. McliAi;
McRae Visits Here
In Behalf Of His
Race For Governor
Charlotte Man Preparing For
Issues In Coming Election
On Trip In Section
John ,A. McRae, of Charlotte, an
announced candidate for governor of
this state, was a Waynesville visitor
last week; combining business with
While here, Mr. McRae and his son,
made a number of visits with several
citizens of the town and county, ex
plaining his attitude on the several
issues that are certain to enter into
the campaign when it gets fully underway.
Mr. McRae expressed himself as be.
ing against the sales tax having
been a member of the legislature in
1931, and voted against it then but
sees no other way from under the
sales tax other than balancing the
budget and cutting on operating ex
penses. The real estate is carrying
all the tax burden possible, he said.
Balance the budget, and tut the
sales tax down, then entirely out.,"
was his suggestion.
The candidate had little to say
about the liquor question, other than
o say that liquor is still the greatest
evil man ever had to contend with and
his idea was for each county to vote
whether or not to have a state-con-
(trolled, liquor store, and have the
state control the saje oi liquor in
the counties voting for the stores.
Later on Mr. McRae expects to
come back to this section and open
his campaign. Just whoni will man
age his campaign in Haywood was
not announced this time.
More Than 200 People
Employed At Cannery
CCC Men Here To
Leave For West
.Over 400,000 Founds Of lieans
Marketed This Year. Thirty
Tons Of - blackberries
II wits It'urmtl lien yesterday,
lluit lttl IVl' men will leave here
I'riilay via train for t'eilar I'ily.
On tlie same train will lie t"
or llnvc eainps from near llrrxiii
City. Those etiiiips. however, will
Ho to Ore-ton ami California. Ap
proximately r00 will lie h I loan I
the train leming here I'rlday, it
As Head of Light
Dept. and Fire Chief
Dee Clark Named In His Place.
Resignation Became Ef
S. 11. Stevenson, for the past
eleven years superintendent of the
light : department of the city, tender
ed his resignation to the board of
aldermen, with it becoming effective
today. Dee Clark took over the work
Since 192'J Mr. Stevenson has been
fire chief. .
He had no statement to make re
garding plans for the future other
than he was taking a ten-day vaca
tion. There are several things in
view, he said, and "I will decide on
one of them by the end of my va
The board has not named as suc
cessor as to fire chiel, it was learned.
Mr. Clark has been formerly as
sociated with power companies in this
section, and is well known here.
Two Judges Warm
In Praise Of This
Section Of State
Judge Parker Points Out Need
Of Advertising Advantages
To The Masses
Number of Places
Report an Increase
Over That of 1934
Indications Point To Good busi
ness On l p Until Middle
Baptist Vote To
Go Ahead On Plant
For Sunday School
, At the ; morning services , Sunday,
Viia rnno-rpcrntinrl of thp Rantist
church voted to proceed with the pro
posed mans lor Duncimg tne oun
day school annex, which has been
estimated will cost approximately
The new plant will be on the north
side of the church building, and will
Ko tlnroo cfnn'c liiirh. nrovidintr am
ple room for the the increased mem
bership in the Sunday-School. j
tv n D..n1.. tv H Rurtin. and
Jack Messer were named as the bunt
FREDDIE CRAWFORD IS
'WITH CHICAGO BEARS
In Fall And Winter
Due. Says Massie
-"All indications are that the coun
try is due for a . splendid . fall and
winter season," was the remark f
Hugh Massie upon his return Tues
day after spending a week in New
York buying merchandise for the
Massie Department Store here,
"To date over 1,100 more buyers
have registered than in 1920, which
was considered a good year. There
are more buyers in New -'.York, now
than since 1929," he continued,
"There , have been very . little
changes in prices during the year.
Ready-to-wear is about the .tamei and
only a slight increase in .shoe, price?.
Piece goods increased in some instan
ces two and three per cent."
"There were buyers there from
every section of the country, and, the
.prediction ',. was ' . unanimous..' citing
Mrs. Massie accompanied Mr. Mas
sie on the. buying trip.
Two notable judge's spending their
vacations lure, were niost .-warm in
their praises of this section, when
intervieweii at the Hotel Gordon'- this
Judge Hunt Parker, of Roanoke
Rapids, X. ('., and Judge R. W.
Walker, of Huntsville,. Ala., have
both been.; here before on vacations.
Judge I'arker having spent the past
three .years here,,. Judge. Walker
came here . some thirty years ago
and has been returning off arid on
Judge Walker said the. most satis
fyn.g change that had " been' made
was the ease of getting '.here..'" Un
til a few- years ago he came by tram.
Both -he" and -Mis. Walker, were im
pressed; with - the cleanliness of the
community. "It is impressive to. see
a town so clean. And we like the
quiet here, also," , they said as. they
ilrove off for their daily drive over
the mountain roads.
Judge, Walker made mention of
the. fact that the people . here weie
friendly, and , far from: being "cold-
shouldered,'' but stressed the fact.)
that. : Alabama people were not fa
miliar enough with the Great- Smoky
Mountains National Park. "They
would come here by the score's ., of
they knew x.bojt it," he said.
Turning from the Alabama judge,
who is. a, circuit judge, of the fifth
district, comprising Florida. Georgia,
Alabama, Louisiana, ''Mississippi;.
(t (iiiliniieil on liaek ra-;e)
Figures released yesterday show
ed that a total of 7,223 cases of pro
duce hail been canned at the Hazel
wood cannery through August 9th,
with 204 local people being given
work in canning the products grown
by Haywood farmers.
The list showed that 2,40l.) cases of
blackberries, 4,8f5 in beans and 59
in tomatoes had been-canned. 'Die
tomatoes have just started to
W brought in, and the earlv
stringless bean is almost gone.
Officials did not look for any more
blackberries after today.
The cases are made up of 2-1 No.
two cans or jd" No. ten tans.
The labor payroll for last week
amounted to $9.!7.M for the 201
local people. This being about aver
age for the past and for several weeks
The late string beans will mean
another heavy run of bean canning,
it was stated. These will be in just
about the time the tomato crop is
Approximately $1,500 has been
paid this year to pickers of black
berries. The records show that near
ly thirty tons were brought in to
the local cannery.
Cheeks for two weeks advance pay
ments to growers of vegetables by
the Haywood County. Mutual amount
ed '-.to $1,722.81, according to the re
cords of the Land O' The Skv Asso
ciation. The checks covered a two
weeks period. This payment was in
the most part for stringless leans
and represents only 50','f of the green
The officials of the association also
gave out the figures that approxi
mately 400,000 pounds of beans had
been marketed by the association to
August 5th. The bean.s were sold as
follows: Central North Caftohna,
8.'!,000; Louisville, 5(1,0(10; Lexington.
49,000; Cincinnati, 40.000; St. Louis,
52,000; Atlanta, :!i,000; Pittsburg,
20,000; Indianapolis, 5,000.: New Or
leans. 7,000; Alabama, ;(.000; South
Carolina. 2.0OII. and to local sales and
The net price to the August pro
ducer has averaged about two cent?
for No. ones and one and a half cents
for Nn. twos. It was pointed out thai
sales fur. ungraded beans in the past
ranged much lower, with the glow
ers, doinc their '.own . selling. The
Land O' The Sky Association .-'does
their m-irketing through a produce
exn'ert, Mr. A. G. Roberts...
J. Sydnor Bohanan,
Here, Passes Away
A survey of the business houses
hotels, and transportation companies
here showed that business for the
I "rxt ten days of August reveal.'. I i
Koou Kain over the month of I -some
increases amounting to one 1 n
died per cent.
Those interviewed hy The -M..11
1. M. l,OM., manager Country clul
Thole is ntly per cent inure plav
mn now than in Jnlv. .Monday wan
the best day in the history of the
course, with T"i playini:. Our inquir
ies' .show that more are oonilnn. All
are pleased over condition of (he
course. The situation looks lirifthtcr
.1. (i. '11 It It 1:1.1.. Southern Hallway
1 here has heen sonic increase this
cu (ici- last year, 111 all three lines
IrelKht. express and passenger busi
ness. There are mure lonn distanco
Tickets being sold."
MltS. T. HOVIt. Motel Wiijnes-
lilt" 1 lie first - weeks of 'Aticust
were latter than the same period last
year. Indications are the rest of the
season will be j:ood.'-
MltS, 1). 1). I'I KltV, I'almer House
We turned away iinte a few peo
ple last week, and several this week.
We have more than we can take car'
ot. We feel tins will hold good for
several weeks to come.
,I.MKS ATKINS, Manager Lake
.liinaliiska Our business is mi a par
with last year. In fact. .lulv of this
year was better than last year. It
has been a very ood season with us.
ami we will lie tilled until the end of
the pi, inned program August -'Mb.
We have fion coming 111 today., and
the Leadership .School which cloned
Tuesday had the best attendance in
the history of the lake, Willi 3ijt)
The altitude towards the lake has
been kindly and the church is show
ing more interest than ever before."
AXCIS C. It AIT. Hotel tionloii
'There has been a substantial im
provement over July.
V. Ii. I.AMI'KIN, Malinger South
ern Hell Telephone Co. Our July
long, distance tolls Increased about USD
over last vear. with August lolls run
ning about tin1 same or little better.
W'e have 411 new telephones in now
making .a total of OSa. lii .Inly Hb'M
we had 2, DTK long distance calls, ami
in July of this car we had 3. 317."
MltS. M. I'AVNi:. Manager Western
rilloll "July of tills '-year .was.
better than last . year: August, thus
far, is holding op wpli last year."
W. It. WOODAI.I,. Manager West
ern ( aiollna ( reamerv- - Itiisiness li es
piekCd up considi'-.a blv 'ill tin1 i isl
two weeks. W'e have on several evra
people, and keeping the plant work
ing longer hours.''
DON l l IXMIAM. I) ii ii ha in
IIoiim' "August is 1 nil per cent bets
ter than July. W'e. are' full, am) . -pee!
to have good business, thi'ouc.h
vt e ii i In i- 1 tli. - Tie I :s ii. e-h 1 1 i .' : i.
.iraveli-ng iiiv, .'.We're having to ti.lf'l
1 pie away."
ts1j:i. - Murine the
rreoaie lanoum :n -
-niicu wnprp he
weeK ior icumicw,
will be in training until August it.
when the great game
Chicago Bears, -with whom he will
play, and the Cojlege All Stars.
Double Grew Began Work On
Highway No. 284 This Morning
Bridges To Be Completed Before
Christmas. Grading Schedul
ed To Be Finished By
A double crew of men started work
this morning in the Looking Glass
Creek section on Highway No. 284
Brevard to Waynesville this paper
learned by telephone from Brevard.
.1. C. Rice, resident engineer, and a
crew went on the job in staking out
the roadbed from the survey lines,
and also marking the bridge places
in order that the structure crew couia
Thomas McMjeekins, who will have
charge of the bridge: work. for. the
Rickenbacker Construction Company
of Union, S. C, has already moved
his family to Brevard, and made the
statement that his work would be
completed before1 Christmas.
W. H. Anderson, of Asheville, who
was awarded the contract for other
construction, stated that the grading
on the road would be completed by
January 15th. He has 150 work
ing days to complete this job.
The project was approved by the
Federal Road Commission in Raleigh
recently, giving the contractors and
state officials the signal for "full
The total contract was for $181,
627.50, and was awarded July 22nd.
Through a mc.-.-aire to . .Major I
Harden. HoWell, news :h;is been re
ceived of the 'death (if J. Sydnor lio
hanan, 49, former resident.. of Way
nesville, , in Lincoln, Neb. I' uneral
services will he held; this afternoon
in the Holy Trinity church of that
Mr. liohanan ' graduated, . frotn
Washington and Lee University in.
llioti anel came, to Waynesville the.
following year. As a law partner of
Major Howell, he remained .here; un
til '.. 1917. Leaving town that year
he became engaged in Work for the
National Forest Service, which he
edn.tin.ueri for three vears. In 1920
he was in the. airrie'uhural d'e'p'artment
in Washington, after which .he was
transferred to: the office of the Solic
itor General ..of.. the United .States.
List winter he wa.i sent to Lincoln,
Neb. to have '.'charge '-of the legal de
et s:ls,'f- (-.r.T.
nrniect ' which work be was ! Wednesday, August 21st
doing at the time of hi. death.
I. It. I houipsoii, I'ai kwav lintel
"I'resent business is rnUeli better. W'e
have a number of resi'i'vat ieois for the
next few weeks."
.M HI X S. C'Altlt. W n vside lyodge -
"We find business a little over July.
I nv g-lad to see more people traveling
and many have children along. Tli at's
(toiilinui'd m Back I'age)
Final Plans Made
For Flower Show
Change Made By
Board On 'Phones
The county commissioners in ses
sion recently, ordered that the of
fices in the court houe would have
to pay for one-half the flat rate on
the telephone, and all long distance
This applied to all phones except
the one in the tax collector's office.
The 'phone . in the reemployment
office was ordered discontinued.
As far as could be learned, no
'phones will be removed by reason
of the order.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Badgett, of
Richwood, West Va., were the guests
of friends in town during the week.
The annual flower show sponsored
by the Community Club will be. held
n the Civ.le
Ray building on Main street. , In
order tnat all flower groweis ol Hav
wood county may compete entries will
be . made; in two classification.s, , viz:
Amateur and: professional..
Exhibitors are requested to enter
flowers early as --judging will begin at
Prize list is published below:
1st prize Blue ribbons
(Continued on Itiiek I'ac)
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