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WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
Over $118,000 Paid
County In Taxes
In Three Months
Fax Supervisor McCracken Re
ports That Many Are Paying
Hack Taxes Daily
Two Cars Stolen
Here On Sunday
THURSDAY. JANUARY !, 1936
i. Js;er Casey, n ho sv
some sort ot nuur.a
cnaig.-u v:tn :.ik:ih' h
Hi- to possess
or .-tealing cars.
r of Miss
S-in.e the 28th of October, a tota!
. t?llS',0IT.16 has been paid to Hay.
county for taxes, according to
...t official statement given the board
: commissioners in session here Mon-
ay by W. H. McCracken, tax su
i't:visor and collector.
On Monday morninfi' of this week,
-a- poll taxes wre allected one
U-inp for the year 1928, and the oth
trs for several years back.
The office recently sent out state
ments to every taxpayer in arrears
unci showed just the status of their
account with the county. Hundreds
have been in and paid up, it was announced.
For the period of December 2 to
January 6, a total of $30,842.12 was
. ilk-ited on 1935 taxes, and $6,361.27
v. back taxes, making a total for the
yeriod of $37,203.39.
The greatest amount of back taxes
.( Elected was in November, when
J24,4Wi. 99 was paid in, together
with $25,200.07 for 1935 taxes. Al-;io-t
$50,000 was 'collected in Novem-
iv. and S32,22(!.7r in October.
officials are now working on the list
..ranging the names on whom suits
.v.i! be brought for unpaid taxes.
Black Is Named
Referee In Tax
Suit By Court
MHigumw .Ma.s:e on Sunday night
I hi- car was parked at the time it wa
taken around eight o'clock, in the
u.ntuay oi -in- .Mass:e home on Pig
The car was later found mar Lake
Jjiiiiiuska m a totally wrecked condi-V0"-.
.,-"' Ws arrested by the
Sneiifi'V department in their search
for the parties who had taken the ear
ot Geo. i). Sherrill on the same night,
winch was later found abandoned on
Ualnut street, unhurt,
A nielmiinary hearing was held on
luesusy -afternoon before C. B. At-kii;-;m
and Casey va bound to Sti
pe, .or lourt on bond of SI, 50O H
u if iiiar.e i :ino w .n
ju;i awaiting the trial in the Febru
ary term of court.
This is Casey's lifth offense in steal
ing cars, his last experien.e being with
me cai or Mr. Whittle, of Savannah,
which he took from the driveway of
Oak 1'ark last summer. 'o clues
have been found as to the parties tak
ing the Sherrill ear.
At the time the car... wove being
stolen, someone took about 20 pounds
of meat from the back porch of ('.
W. Bailey. No eluos were found.
several persons reported during the
week that their coal bins had been
i el bed of coal.
. K. McCl.l IU.
Col. Wm. Stoughton,
Keeper Of Max Patch
Passed Away Jan. 4
For .Many Years He Had Lived
In This Section. Was A
Lumberman From New
Haywood Farmers Express
Regret Over 'AAA Death'
Col. William 11. S:oriim,u, T
passed away on January 4th at -New.
port, Tenn., following an illness of
if.ly ton, days. As was his custom,
he had dosed his lodge at Max Patch
in. thu fall and vas ..pending the win
tt r ;n Newport. He had gone to hi
place on the mountain to see about
his .uttle, and was snow bound and
(-.impelled 'to -lu'"lt the nijjht at the
1 ;;tch. where he contracted a severe
cold, which sooii developed into pneumonia.
Judge John M. Oglesby, who is pre
ding at the January term of civil
,ourt, here, appointed S. W. Black,
of Bryson City, as referee in the mat
ter cf the county and state against J.
('. Welch, former tax collector and the
two bonding companies, who are de
fendants in a case involving an al
leged shortage o over $60,000 in tax
The defendants gave notice of ap
peal to the supreme court immediately
after the appointment of the referee
About half a day was consumed in
arguing the case as to -whether or not
:t was the time for appointing a
No date has been set for the referee
o hold a hearing in the case.
P.'L, Turbyfill, 79,
Passed Away Here
Had Lived Here .Most Of Ills
Life. Was .Member Of Town
Hoard At One Time
Boosters Club To
Club At Banquet
Back Home After
Trip To Florida
C. W. M inert, rural mail carrier,
.mi tamiiy have just returned from a
vacation-- in Florida, having spent
vine time at Clearwater, St. Peters
ourg, Uaytona Beach and St. Augus-
He reported that the tourist bu
ness there this season was lower
' than- usual, and that WPA projects
"ire stimulating more business than
On the return trip they came
tniough the sleet storm area of
Georgia , a nd Mr . Jl i ne t t re ported
"hat telephone and power poles were
napped for miles around.
H's expression abolit the entire
i-ip being, "I'm mighty glad to be
ack home. . There's no place like
They were accompanied on the trip
Mrs. Zack Massey and 3Irs.
"ayne Travis, of Coffeyville, Kansas,
Meeting Will Be
Held Next Tues.
The second Fjreman'6 banquet will
D held on Tuesday night, January
at the W. W. N. C. Cafe, at 7:30,
- was announced yesterday by Oscar
Bnggs, fire chief.
ihese meetings will be regular
monthly affairs, and not only will fire.
,e" attend, but plans are underway
" have about thirty or forty business
. men present.
The feature of the program next
'Wt1 11 be a serie3 of 6hort talks
v? !ilefo'owing: Grover C Davie,
- &mith, j. R. Morgan, Dr. C. N.
nTr,oy Wyche, W. T. Crawford,
' "'Ji Martin,
v -,tl1 ' speaker has been assigned a
Penal subject and will be Riven about
tt m'"utes, Mr. Briggs said. He
. named . Curtis Russ ag toastmaster
oyhe evening. :
v Dlne''ent community problems will
t cussed at these meetings.
Eastern Star Of
ficial Is Coming
Pinkuey L. Turbyfill, 7!, retired
business man of tiiis section, died
suddenly at .4:30 oVIixfk - Tuesday af
ternoon at. his home on Tate street.
Mr. Turbyrill was born in Catawba
county on March 1'.),. 1851), and was the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Klkanah Turby
fill of that county. He moved to
Waynesville soon after the War Be
tween the States and has spent most
of his life in Haywood county.
He was in the livery stable busi
ness here for many years and was
prominent in the Methodist chun h. of
wnien he was a member. At one time
he was a member of the Wavnesvillu
Board of Aldermen and served in the
U. S. Revenue service.
The funeral will be held at. 3 o'clock
on Friday afternoon from the resi
lience. Final arrangements will be
made upon the arrival of his son, Mr.
("harles Turbyfill, from New York.
Surviving aH' his widow, Mrs.
Julia Tate Turbyfill, and the following
children: Mrs. G. N. Henson, of Gas
tonia; Mrs. J. W. Tate, of Afheville;
Mrs. J. C. Turner, of Elmer, N. J.;
Mrs. O. R. Martin, Waynesville;
Charles O. Turbyfill, of New York
City, and Pinkney L. Turb.lfill of
Waynesville, and several grandchil-dren.
Junius ti. K.
"!' -lie Fa i. in c i';
:'. wiii lie
uliiih t i in i ;h,.
lc('!urt, Jr., in-rsidciu
Federation, ul' Ahc
ie iniriiipai )i'eaker
il si'Voil o'clock at the
''.V : :ai: Hut, at
K-oMci's .(.'iuli of'
lio.-l to :Ih- WaviH's.
v;Me Ko'.arv C'uli
his is the .second -inter-city mcet
;ng within the past three months, and
leaders of both groups plan to make
tlie.se meetings at least semi-.ulniuilly.
'Mr. McClure is well known in llay-wo-.mI,
and has spoken to several
trroups hei e.
loue-nton was :i n:itiv..
Koyur.on, ernunit, and was a we
Known itiiiilieinian of New Fnglain
1 .win s ,-iko no .oecame su
i ' ""on oi i ne late i oi tioice am
.He l.oiee Hardwood Company, whie
i . -1 1. I i-. ; ) i ; . .
..n.iH.i.s oi icei (1I lunuiei- am
thousands ol 'acres' in llii linn I
lilll.v years lie was .identified with
ie .usine. ;;nd .social activitii's of
He larger , ! ivs lm t after he calm
n tins .sec tioii and was kept so elos
to the mountains ill his Work lie dc
v,'!n"d a meat at'.raelioii for ih,
He had 'ivi,
yeai at Ma
had i eeonie a
t'i'i- f oui'ists,
Count Auent . 1). Smith lie-! Supreme Court Hold That A H
neves A Substitute For A A ' 1
Will He Worked Out
l!y W. 1). SMITH
I noonstitutional. Act
liroiiKht .Much To Haywood
dec!arel the entir(
alai mod at the
Ma cs Supreme
A A A
l'a 1 1 r i t
School Children Kerft 1,127 and
2,175 Have Keen Sold, Delay
In Arriving Cause Of Low
Percent a e
enj. yed !
: Hi' will he
neign-lHii s, who
the; i'aleh. Ilt,
and was ready
with -his kindly
iii I aid (o ilio.
i' i iiiuii ! , When
He L. suivive,!
whole his lodg
.' place no; only
I' local people
many dist in
have 0( eii ciitei-taiuot
- coin I ly hospi; iilit y.
greatly inissed by hi:
live 10 (he vicinity. of
kepi n first aid kit
at all times, not onl.
advice, bu with litian
e w ho needed heln.
-ei vices were held ill New
igain in. South Hovalton
iiitci'iiieiil was made
by two brothers ami
Iliain .Stouglitoit Currier
W'i si l.elioi aii, X. 11.
Mrs. Mary Long, 76,
Buried Monday At
Bethel Me. Church
I?y Finest Mi
Last week the RotariaiK had ;in
open meeting, at which time different
members were asked questions re
garding their outlook for l!Mt. Some
of the questions were abut the activ
ities, of the club, while others delt
with local, state and national move
ments. . :
The discussions Were entered into
freely, and the general conclusion
was a "most ontimistic outlook for the
Some expressing the belief that this
would be the best business year since
Dr. C. N'- Sisk. has charge of the
piogram this next Friday.
Joyce Finlator. of Raleigh,
--'ty grana matron oi me
hi- V e eastern &tar, will mane
;.,lCval. v!sit with the local chap
their regular monthly meeting
.I'nursday, January 16, at 7:30
Hols Of t.hi IrLfoI xhontDF
ri-' hat a11 members attend this
79, Given Burial
Here Last Week
Funeral service were held Satur
day for Jameg Fulbright, 79, who
passed away Thursday at the hospital.
The services were held at the home
of Hardy Fulbright, a son, and were
conducted by Rev. Frank Leather
wood, pastor of a Canton Baptist
church, and assisted by the Rev Al
Mr. Fulbright was well known in
this state and South Carolina, and
was liked by all who knew him.
He is survived by three pons: Hardy
T. Fulbright.if Waynesville; John H.
Fulbright, Union, S. G; and W. Jones
Fulbrie-ht. Columbia. S. C. and two
sisters, Mrs. John Palmer and Mrs.
Interment was made at the family
plot. The floral offerings were both
beautiful .and numerous. -
'i'lic records of the State Textbook
i urchiiso and Rental Commission show
that, while the textbooks arrived too
late for the opening of school, a laree
number of school children in Hay
wood county availed themselves of
opportunity to acquire .heap books.
A lOta) Of :l,(i()2 books were ,listi il.
,.t ...I . . 1. ' . ........
oiew j ii uie count v My the slate au
ihoiitiis. Of this -number ,L7 were
rented and L',17.") ohi -directly In the
miMi'l... l'l,.. 1 el i i .
, oooKs tnat were
I rented- represent ap)roximately thirty
i mile per cent of the totai number' of
hooks distributed in the eounty by
the sta;t. .authorities. This thiriy
nitie. per cent represents a rather high
percentagi, when one considers that
the books arrived ai,. and that Mie
present .system of distribution ,
i.ooKs is lit w m id s pari of the stati
,..u : ..i. ..i ... i .
meii .nunc -would cause many
pie to he wai y of it. .
These records .further .show that
a larger percentage of high school
students bought books, while a larger
percentage of the elementary Stu
dents rented books. Of the 2.17")
books noki, 1.1K4 were sold to ele
mentary pupils and flit I to high
school pupils; of the 1,4-7 books uiat
were rented, 1,081 wi-re rented to ele-1
mentary pupils and 34i to high school
There has been much obicetion to.
and criticism of, the rental system
of the large amount of book-keeping
that is necessary, and the undue
amount of responsibility that is placed
upon the officials and teachers for the
safe return of the booJis. But objec
tion or not objections, the appeal of
cheap textbooks is great enough to
insure the permanence of the system.
. rX' -ong, seveiiiy.six.vear
.d les.denl of Bethel, died at her
home in ISethel at 12.00 o'clock Sun
day, alter an illness of four weeks.
She had been suffering for a long
i "mi- lion, neart trmiDle. ami recently
sulleied stroke ,,!' iaralysis. . ;. '
Mis. Long is survived by four
children: two sons, Marvin and Then,
dure, and two daughters.. Mrs .Ih,..,,..
tur Justice ami Mrs. Weaver Hyatt,
all of the Bethel community. Her
husband, Baxter l.ong, to whom .she
was married more than fifty ycar
ago, died in.. Mill.;. . '
Mrs. Long ami' her family have long
been prominent members--of. .the com
muni'.y. She spent the whole of her
seventy.six years here aifd until
e won manv
some. Thi I Ik
s of th
.-on i -:he
in l Urn, this
not. ha i d
icmii; to the
l.. lIic 1hii
ious mow to -organized agricultu
"oe u is no; the first- time that
nave na.l to take hard licks, In,
tnis is the most severe lick
Hue nas eve,- received from ih
im not lieconie discouraged
iiite is not ihe spirit
agriculture. c have
for !,"() years. We hav
battles ii n ,1 we have losi
is oniy the first ! ound an
have had to take hard lick
lighl- a way out. The idt
AAA are no; dead as a re
supreme court de
die f i om ; ime lo
farmer has '
I.e. K .'lid ill
"In hei.elit paj nieiils in 1,'ie p;
ye.-irs, i(i dale, Haywood roilniy
e.i , have n-vcK n.i: ? i ),ilii(i.
increase prices--lor but'lev which ha
in nearly 11111,000 dollai s.
II' we cannot -'put. our hoiiM i:i 'oi
lier, or in oilier words, adju-. agri-
cllllllie in ihe same wav hie liiiine.-
nukes adjust incuts, -then w e will have
o go hack to the old days of 'dot;
"Tile farmer of Haywood county
voted; overwhelmingly hlsi year to
continue the piogram. ThH.s vole
means clearly that the farmers be-
ieve in receiving for their commodity
ost plus, or pui i" another way, the
farmers ol llavwood count -v. and
America believe that we should re-
eive tor the commodity we sell a
living wage. I hose larniers have
rianl by tlieir vote and action thai or-
gitniKition, and co-iip. ratio1!!,' haRe
brought lesulls of benefit to the farm-
rs am! m turn have reflected benefit
to all business. Therefore, the farm-
is believe it right and just to .con
tinue these e'lorts. I he suprcine court
I'cisiou is so far reaching in its im
plication that it is neietsarv for agri-
ultilre to consider wealth belore tak-
-New Heal down
a to ,! vote that
Monday afternoon the United
supreme eour; knocked the
supporting pillar of the
when they declared in
the .AAA was un
Immediately after the division,
farm leaders and the President, to
geilnr with Secretary Wallace began
plans lor something that will till in
the. gap which the AAA has tilled for
th,. pa-t wo years. Word coming
fiom Washington is that the manv
different angles of the nrnhlnni will
carefully worked out Ixd'ore any
finite decision is made.
l ainiers lun-e received the news as a
severe blow to (heir larm program,
but expressed themselves freely as
believing that something almost as
good would he worked out for them.
County Agent. W. 1 . Smith said that
1 l Wo I
It , was expected h
the AAA would !,
conn, lni that the
out was a severe hi"
In a statement
which is published
Mi, Smith urged th
get, upset, or
somei hing won
fariiK : - in
! happem d
I the stall'
mill' parts ol
hit by the high
.v to all concerned,
is.-io d -.yesterday,
in todav': nailer.
fa rim r.s not, to
into a pan if, as
done, lie believed.''
:llll t v airent 's ol'
still signing lor their new
oniiact,: as if nothing had
No changes were niaile in.
at the office, 'as the presi;nt
ns are 'completed until after
om Washine-ton ih.. ni ,-:,n,,.
that something tike -$2M;J,()00,U()0 was
still owed by the AAA. In addition
oflieiais .said, they had already paid
out .200,(l()0,0()0 more than Ihe treas
uiy has received in processing taxes.
President -Roosevelt stated he had
no statement to make regarding
whether or not new farm-aid legis
lation wa.s -possible under the court's
majority AAA opinion, and that no
decision had Ik'en reached on the con
tinuance of the AAA machinery.
he next s
t to (III.,
recently took an active )ian
anair.s (il the l.'ethel section.:
also was ail cactive niembec ol'
The funeral'- . ( vi. e, weie iiel
two-tl.ii ty .'( h k Alonday at.
Method'.-st (hiii :;h. liev. Highfill
liev. Tom K,rw in were in ehai jji-.
ry glau ti.
n; thing liKltc
"We will be v
the laiincrs as
think should be
Jiioglam. Should the iMor
'.vide o;)en and aliow uuiini:
tlOM oi: ahouid vie: )itiducc
: ii'. iiiiii iiel (lenianos. V i
I'iii l'i that uc.it in ihe eiw
ou; . As so ni as we know
of the lietaile, ' you wiii I
do not do
near l com
the bu r.ley
fully some ;
EXPKESSIONS ON AAA
W. II. McCracken '-'Tin. farmers
j will be in a bad shape unless some
thing is provided to take the place of
,1... AAA 'l'i I . .
ntxn. jn(. ueneiits iertainly en
abled many tannern to pay their taxes
1 don't know ot anyone who was
against th,. AAA plan "
Walker "1 wn
It was the
I . L. Iii-een "Tn all
'dcatb.of the ArtA will
alizing of farm nrices.
h it had stayed
only means we
mean a demor.
I. V. We
:. h - 'This.
. i tilings, i
in the con.-
l rny opinion,
changed and i' ought to he changed.
Frank Tittle Of
Over 13,t)00 Enter
ed Park In Dec.
STOCKHOLDERS TO MEET
The stockholders of the First Na
tional Bank will meet at the bank or.
Tuesday, January 14, at ten o'clock, it
was announced this week by bank of
All stockholders are reouested to
Estimated travel to Great Smoky
Mountains National Park for Decem
ber, 1935, was 13,561. A traffic count
taken at one of the six entrances to
the park resulted in a count of 4,594
automobiles carrying 11,301 people.
Estimating that 20 per cent additional
people came into the park at the five
other entrance?, a total travel figure
of 13,561 is estimated.
Automobiles from -14 states, the
District of Columbia and Canada were
counted, with 13.7 per cent of visitors
being from states other than Tennes
see and j North Carolina.
Miss Emily Palmer ha returned to
Western Carolina Teachers College
after spending the holidays with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn C.
Palmer, of Crabtree.
Frank Tittle. Ill, died at l:.'i0 Fri
nay morning ul me home ot his par
ents, .Mr. and Mis. John Tittle, on
Church street in Hazelwood, after an
iiiness oi oniy jour days. Death was
ime to an aitacK ot pneumonia.
rrank was an employee of the A. C
Lawrence Leather Company, in the
Cut Sole department. He wa a
yliung man of eyC'ellentV qualities
rne-ndiniess was a striking trait Of
his character. The many beautiful
flowers arid the large number; atfendr
ing the last rites were tokens of what
Frank meant to the community.
F'unt-raJ services were contlucted
Sunday afternoon at the Hazelwood
Baptist church at 2:30, Rev. J. M.
Woodard, pastor, was in charge of the
services, assisted by Rev. O. C. Lan
drum. Special music was rendered
by the Parker quartet of Canton. In
terment was in Green Hill cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers were Dr. R.
S. Roberson, L. M.. Richeson,: Harry
McCracken, C. N. Allen, Dr. N. F.
Lancaster, E, L. Armour, Lawrence
Davis, E. C. Wagenfeld. Leo Martel.
John '. : B! a lock, Tom Blalock, Sam
Knight, and Sam Lane.
Active pallbearers were Lauie Clark,
lxUie Byrd.,' Ernest TTuett, Harry
Whisenhunt, AVinfred Wright, Rob
ert WagenfelH. Ralph.- Summrrow,
and Jack Snyder.
Surviving are the parents, three
brothers and one sister: Bruce, of
Detroit, Gerald, of Jacksonville, Fla.,
Fred, of Hazelwood, and Dorothy, of
Hazelwood, with a number of other
relatives and a host of friends.
Lawood B. Howell,
Native Of Haywood
Buried On Monday
Funeral services were conducted on
Monday morning at 11 o'clock at the
Shady G'rovc Methodist church for
fa wood B. Howell, oi .Miami, Ma.,
who died hridav night m the Waiter
Reed Hospital of Washington, D. (.'.,
with the Rev. G. 1. Houck, ofliciatmg.
Mr. Howell was a native of Hay
wood county and was the son ol the
late Edis J. Howell and Mrs. Lula
Moore Howell. He had been residing
in Miami, Ha. for tile nast ten years.
and returned .to -this county last sum
mer tor hit; health. He had been a
patient in the Walter Reed Hospital
for the past two months. He was a
Veteran of the World War.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs-. -.Ger
trude McVey Howell, his mother
Mrs. Lula Moore Howell, and the fol
lowing brothers and sisters: Mrs. W.
Rainer. G. V. Howell, and U. S.
Howell, ot Wavncsville, R. A. Howell,
of New York City; Mrs. R. M. Roth
geb, of Raleigh, and Mrs. J. H. Mc
Linn, of Miami.
Moore "i think
boy did-, when hi
s i. (t har'i
1 .V. il
i bout it like
oper to print i"
' - lie supreme-.!:-
Mad Dog At Bethel
Bites Two People
Employee Of Plant
At Hazelwood Dies
1 In Ashe v i 1 1 e
Hugh A. Franklin, 24, ot Candler,
employee of the Unagusta Manufacr
iuring Co., died at 4:00 o'clock Mon.
day afternoon in an Asheville hos
pital after an illness of two davs.
Mr. Franklin i survived by his
widow, Mrs. Bonnie Era.iklin, his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Franklin, of
Franklin, and several brothers and
Funeral services were held at the
Holly Springs cemeterv in Miacon
county at 1 o'clock Wednesday afternoon.
, i wo people of Bethel community
I weie bitten by a mad dog early
Wednesday morning., Ihe two vic
Itims, brencn Pressley and Weave
I.Sheflield,; are taking the ami-hvdro-
The dog, a targe German police dog,
came into the community several days
ago. He attacked several automob
iles, a number of hogs, and, in all
probability, several does. -The dog was
killed immediately alter the attack
on the two people. Several residents
of the community are keeping their
dogs tied, for tear that they Were
bitten by ihe .mad dog.
-Miss ( armen Plot: spent the week
end in Asnevilk- as the guest of Mi
Mrs. N. M. Medford and a party
of friends were among those motor
ing to Asnevihe -on Monday.
Mrs. Hoyd Bullock and daughters,
Misses Sara Ann and Melrose Bullock
of Falmouth, a.. are here visitinp-
relatives. They snent the holidavs
m Waxaoach ie and Dallas, Texas En
route here they visited Mrs. Bullock's
brother :n Ellizabethton, Tenn.
Rate Max. Min.
1 37 5
2 . - -. 3S 2-1
' "'2 4
4 . 43 25
5 40 23
6 44 9
7 53 32
8 ,51 ' 31