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V::h a jack-knife. Hall I'raw'.iy,
, f Williams Lake. Canada, cut away
the frozen parts of both feet when
taiiiiVfiie set in after his partner luui
left the cabin to g 4,r miles tu sum
mons medical aid. He is netting aloiifi
Roosevelt Wins In Ga.
The fire whistle shrilled long
;,,ud and noisy honking autos
noted the streets of DunaUlsonville.
il.i., last week. Loyal Roosevelt sup-in.i-trrs
ef Seminole county were o-Ie-in-ating.
They had signalized the third
birthday of the New Peal by, going
to ihe polls in a county preferential
piiiaary and casting (itil votes for .Mr.
K.vusevelt's renomination, while Gov
ernor TalmadKe supporters mustered
Douglas Fairbanks Married
I'oupla.s Fairbanks and his bride,
the former Lady Ashley, were honey
mooning this week after a civi) wed
ding ceremony in Paris. The couple
planned to leave on a motor trip to
r.clgiuin and Holland and then to
sail to China.
Ford Silent On New Taxes
The 'Fori! Motor Company, which
according' to the last financial state
ment made public, had an undivided
Ku'r-plus of $580,276,391, withheld com
ment on the Administration's plan to
tax corporation surpluses.
Sensational Events In Trial
While a 19-year-old hoy was on
trial for his life in Dorchester, Canada,
the star witness fainted while on the
(land, and at , a crucial moment, a
member of the jury was told that .his
hoiise was on fire, and left immed
iately for his home. Time was taken
tor the burned-out juror to find a
Place for. his family to live.
Honest Election Measure Fails
A measure to insure honest .elec
tions' in Illinois cities, by requiring
voters to sign a register at the polls
instead of merely announcing name,
was beaten by the machine last week.
Shares Worth Billion
: The value of shares listed on
cw York Stock exchange rose
"(Mi. (Mill. 000 in February. ,
Norris Dam Completed
The- Noi-ris Dam, near Knoxville:
e- lirst . major construction ' job . of
'. T'A was formally put into ope
lion when President Roosevelt pres
d a gold telegraph key on his desk
Washington which, autoinalically
ited the flood gatts of the dam.
The .Department.' of Justice, after
two-year investigation of the .Ad
'intiistrHtion's cancellation of air mail
'"iitiaets. reports tha t ei-imina 1 or
Prosecution .against lines were
Retail Sales Up lKr
survey just conducted by the gov
fMient shows' that retail sales are
I t per cent over 1 934.
VA Payments Total $580,000,
Roosevelt Urges New Tax
. j'lsident Roosevelt urges; .1. lump
!X on ah corporations to 33 per cent
'f iindistribtited profits. It is esti
mate,! that thio rnti.t n Ida ..
new revenue yearly, and would
pay the bonus and
Need For Special Session
"ernor htiritiRhaus in a statement
.ii,l. that "manifestly" nothing can be
'omplished.by calling a .speciaTses
,if the North Carolina legislature
. , ' i er 'obaceo. crop oontro1 ,eS'-
- gallon until and unless "we know
reasonable certainty how far the
states will go."
Fire Causes Big Loss
In a COtton rttora iro 'nrm rphniiso
'L'';'trI",t,? resulted in about $10.-
B;- "lmaKe- A two-alarrrP was nec.es'
"" to get the blaze under control.
Run Over By Train Bruised
, n'v ' V0 and 11 hn'f years old. was
af. f "frhtly bruised and scratch'ed.
ar leinP run over by a locomotive
iri ''eight cars in the railroad
;'.'n at Washington, He was un-
t .... -V " ana lay still, as the cars
' ' over him.
in Jhe .follW'ng cash prices -were be
Pai Wednesday by the Farmers
iteration here- J
thickens, heavy breed hens and
ft- l ' : FUI1 .............. ;
Em Kght weight-
,V.a al- bRhel . ...
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Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
VOL. XLVIII NO. 11.
Prospects Of Get
ting Armory Here
Community Would Have To
icaise Mini Of $$.000 To
Erect ?2.",000 Building
And Donate Site
laivsi woru coming Jrom
ticials rejrarding the buUdinjr of
armory hete, which was recently
,,, ,-...1 AIM, 4 . t. 1
r'"1"1 o .t i .a, is unit tne communi
ty will have to contribute a .sum of ap
proximately 8,000 towards the con
struction of the $25,000 building, as
well as provide a satisfactory build
in t site. '
The terms first offered hy the WTA
was that all that would he necessary i
would be the provision of a satisfac
tory building site. The officials of
Company "H" here together with in
terested citizens made provisions for
Captain George Plutt, 0f Company
"H," of the 120th Infantry, told this
paper this week that a far h..
know, no efforts would be made to raise
the necessary ?8,uli0 for building the
It is generally discussed among
those most familiar with the original
plans that the money ''ear-marked'"
for the armory was pcnt. on other
projects that were not nearly as im
portant to the community as tho nr
mory would have been.
Funeral For Mrs.
Mollie Jaynes Davis
Held Here Tuesday
Mrs. Mollie Jaynes Davis, ae &2,
passed away at lur home on Killian
street Suaday afternoon at' 5:30. Fun
eral .services were conducted from the
Waynesville Methinlifit church Tues
day afternoon at 2:M) o'clock, and
burial was male in dreen Iliil cem
etery. Mrs. Davis was the daughter of the
late M. K. N. Javnes. of Dellwood
She is (survived bv five sons: hov.
Charlie, Newton, duilg'er. and Huiiert.
and one daughter. Hester, all of
Waynesville. I here are nine grand
children. She has. the following
brothers and sisters: Dock .lavnes.
Mills River, N. C, Charlie Javnes, D.
P. Jaynes, and . J. Jaynes. Waynes
ville, Mns. Laura Davis. Asheville N
C, and Slw. R. Murray Ferguson.
Dellwood.. Ilier husband. L lurru'i'
Davis, died in 1:104.
Pallbearers were Owen .lavnes. Ray
Ferguson, -Norman Davis. Julius
Davis, Hugh Javncs. Newman Jaynes.
Blwin Jaynes, ami Robert Jaynes, all
nephews of Mrs. Davis.
W. Tom Rainer Is
Now Sales Manager
For Chevrolet Here
W. Tom Rainer, well known automo
bile 'salesman' of this , county, was
named sales manager of the Watkins
Chevrolet . Company here Monday
morning, according to an annoum-e-ment
made yesterday by M. D. Wat
kins, president of the firm.
Mr. Rainer has been in the automo
bile business in this community incc
coming here about ten years ago. He
has had much experience in the au
tomobile business as salesman and
manager of motor companies.
Mr. Watkins and Mr.. Rainer left
Wednesday morning for Charlotte,
where they will attend a Chevrolet
sa'le? meeting, which will be conducted
by officials of the Chevrolet C ompany.
Mrs. White, 77, Dies
In Washington State
.Mrs. Sara Hopkins White. 7". died
last week at Ueonngton. Washington..
after a short illness.
Mrs, White was the mother of J. M
White and Ben White, of this count v.
Several other children survive, most
of them living in the f-tate of Wash
J. 'M. WTiite, local terrn-r. left for
her bedside when he learned she wa.s
sick. She died the day after he left.
He will return m a week or two. He
made the trip by rail.
Signs Are Ordered
An order left here last night for six
large enameled highway sign! which
will be placed on highways: leading
The signs have in large letters a
welcome to Waynesville. and also a
slogan about drive carefully. The cen
ters ioi the signs have an emblem ol
the American Legion ensigna.
LeRov Davis made a one-man drive
Wednesday morning and secured
enough to; buy the signs and have
them erected. He is anxious to get
enough to place two sma.ler such
signs On the highway at each school in
the county. He will welcome any con
tribution made towards this.
Mrs. George W. Turpm is in a cnt-
cal condition since developing
Sells Canton Shows
! - , N " s - Us
.1 i:s i.. m ssii:
Massie Sells His
James E. Massie old hi.s ecpiity and
equipment in the two Canton theatres
yesterday to the Cardinial Amusement
Company, newly formed corporation of
that plaee. Although negotiations
have been in progress off and on for
a perio of two years, the sale was
not completed until yesterday.
The deal includes the Colonial and
Strand Theatres, together with the
leases, and all equipment' and' rights.
Mr. Massie declined to give the ale
price for publication, but (lid tatc
that he was well pleno.t witb (be ,,f.
fer, and would now devote his entire
time to The Park Theatre here after
taking a needed rest
He took over the (.anion theatres
three years ago last month, and "for
a time operated three theatres, but in
December of last vour closed the Im
perial. The newly formed corporation is a
sub i diai'y of the Ramford-I ublix ( or
poration, operators of the Asheville
Lee Briggs Hurl
In Richmond, -Va.
I.ee In-iggs. who has been residing
in Washington, I). ('., was enroiito
home, and while in Richmond. Va . wa.-
hit by a car while crct-sing the street
on last Sunday night... The -ar bo re
la South f'arolina license -tag.. As a
result 'pf the -accident Mr. lingers is
itical condition. His skull wa.s
oil, and his light arm a ml lee
Accoriling to the
(nt tho Memorial II
ii patient, by his
l i I
jieful : of liis
I.. Ilriggs. he is still
irs t-ceni In
V. I . A. TO MKKT
dred Crawford will
I U nniMi 1, I' 1 whiMi
I this aftemoon, Thursday,
7Ae MELTING POT
W; m i;its. i.-rk snpi rioi-
01111 -I inn lieaiillv In U4tfiiil
uilli ilic IiIi-h of M'ltTemillii-r Ihe
jii vrmlf (Icfi-mlanis rum tliosn
ulio arc older In vi'iirs anil have
alreadv hecome ha rdeneil front
lliclr i-oiiu-loiiii;v. Of c-onr4'.
Iliivninid ( oulll v v.oiild proliahlv
not be nhle to iniilritafn an insli
I lit Ion for juvenile Imys anil girls.
I (liiilk. llu-i-cfiiiv. it Is a matter
lliat should Ik- stato- hie. ulili
the opportunll of more Ihan one
f-oiiiity ix-nitlnir together nriiler
the suH-r islon of the stale. I
mil also in accord with the idea
if the whlppinz jiost. hut ft Is
my opinion that llic uliipping
M-t should l- ill the home or the
ti.K k yard and the nliippiiig ad
niinist'rel lj- a (.iMl-feanng futh--r
or iinth-r. "
jack ir:ssi:n. supt. ii.-mawmnI
iiuniv SchiKils " do not advo
cate tin- liiiintr post us siiili:
hut I do helieve in sonii- kind of
iiinisliini-iit inH,ral if mils
wiry, hclng nilniinlsterril I)t the
loi-al authorities, for our juvenile
defendants. I tJiink this uoulil
lie more beneficial than to eon
timie scndintr them off to eorni--tne
irisl it nt ions Inch often do
not inrriit. '
.So iitnfludes pvpres.H!ons roe
ed on the I'hippine Jost'. . . .
threi' opposed to the idea, one in
favor1 of it and one committed to
it in part.
The question for this week was:
Do vou approve of the present
North Carolina Sales Tax? If not.
what would you surest to take
its place ?
WAYNESVILLE, N. C. THURSDAY, MARCH 12. 193G
Out! Friday 13th !
Only twice during' l!)3(i will
those who are superstitious have
it o worry about being- on their P's
and Q's on Frid.iy the thirteenth
and tomorrow is one of them. The
other Friday the thirteenth doe
riot come until November.
While many people do not take
any stock in the so-called bad hi . k
day, ethers are ever aware of the
fact, and rejoice When .tho day is
over. , ' '
Bowles Tells How
School Teachers In
State Are Allotted
M. II. Howies, superintendent of
the Waynesville Township Schools,
told the Rotary Club last Friday of
the importance of school attendance,
and made a comparison of tin' elemen
tary and high school grades in reg
ular attendance percentages.
Mr. liowky went into detail of how
the state school cotii'inissi,n allots
teachers on average daily attendance,
giving one teacher for every ele
mentary pupils, and one teacher to
every ;U) hitfli school pupils. With the
bad weather, the daily attendance has
dropped ten per cent lielow normal,
which would moan a loss of the same
per entago in teachers if Ihe coinniis.
sion fail to make allowances for the
extreme cold weather Ix'forc they al
lot next year's teachers.
Several school niaftt'iv were brought
befolv the club, one of which was the
suggestion thai a high school band 1k
Joe I.emiiur, 01;
Killed Bv Train
Joe I.enimg, bt. a well known car
penter, was instantly killed Monday
afternoon about live oclo.-k. when he
was hit by an eastbound freight tram
Leming was said to have been fit
ting on the end of a croiss-tie when
struck. Members nl tlu tram enew
reported that they did not see him
until about 10(1 yards away. Several
bkusts of the whistle faile
him. tihey reported
s h ngfii
1 he brakes were applied
train stopped within six-ca.s
atter he was hit. 'The freieh
uouoic-riciKMir- I wo engines iu(
a My hiis a long string of cars..
Ihe accident took place just
site the water lank.
. Ihe funeral was held Wednes. ii: v
Surviving are his widow and the
following children: Ruf'us, of Waynes
M.le; Mrs. I -earl Hopkins. or Alex
andria, a.; Hai ! v. of Kmgs Moun
tain: Joe, Jr., who is a "patient, in
the Walter Reid govei nment hospital
m Washingfi.ti. D. ('.: Mrs Frank
Wilson, of (.a.stonia : (;,, w of Vir-
jginia; Kdna. of (',as(onia: James, of
fiastonia, -and Mabel, of Was.hingtori,
I). C. '
DM i: SILM Is Willi
I' . L. WITH KKS AM) ( ()
J. Dale Stent z, former nianag
.Nouthern Methodist Asuemhlv.'at' Lake
Junaluska, this week, became assoriat -
(i with K. I.. ithers and Company in
the real. estate. and insurance business.
.vienihers of the firm reported that.
a,le,l,iy several IlKlllines have hocll
ir regarding real;
" I H VU mifli, Mi,ni, v
I' v I lie 'Mill- tax is the fair
'"I mill most -iia1lv nppoiii,,ii,.,
hne. ,ii-res,,.,v nMir
Isls mill lliill-laiiiloMiiers u In,
hoiiIiI otheiis. i-Miix- n,m
slum- h pi-o,ril..ii.i(. ,,,,,-t of tin
i M iisi-N of i, ur state siippni-ti-d
si hools ! reason nl" tile sjiles fix
I kiiiiu of no siihsllliiti, for the
siilisUix anil as to Hluih,,. (i
sl.iuilil ho niailo iMiinaiieiit re
inalos to In- Mill. Ihe emi'i-gi-n-
Hhlcli ihiiii Iwy has not
IMismmI. In (he illleriv-ls ,,r the
t llii ii-ni j- of our si hiiiil syi-in
the sales tax must Im- retained for
W. II. OU I.N. Manager A P
I think the sales tax is sound in
principle: anil it firings in the
money, niiich of it from a source
heretiifore not toiii-heil. Ilowcvi-r
I (Ion t think llu v shonlil tax the
nine Irnsi,- fiHMls . . . Clyde Ilocy
Is right there."
O-.viri went on to sav that
if his eusionip r. 1,'ot thi old
leiier.-il processing, tax
state sales tax mixed.
not ni.inv i,f ihciii ohieeti-d to
pa Vine the sales tax.
iilAUUil. imoWV. M.inacer
I armers I iileratiori "I'roni the
way the farmers of this county
are huyinj; tolmii o seeds anil fer
tihziTs. there u ill he more toliai'
eo grown this year than there
uas grown last year.-'
( II Mil l s
Croup Hear Smith
Dr. Rcrnard Smith, proniiiK'tit intern
ist of Asheville, aililrcissed the Hay
wood County medical Society last
Thursday night, at the hospital "hero.
He spoke on his travels in Kurojie,
illustrating his Uilk with moving pic
tures he made on his trip.
After the meeting, which was the
regular monthly , meeting of the uo
ciety, ref reshnienls were. ' soi vel by
the Wives of the niemheivs ami the hos
Dr. J, Rate is president "of the
llaywiied County LMedical Society,
In- , f
1 hiring t he past eeU , lol.i l
I'ly-one suhser ipl ions u CI e l ee i
V 'Pile Mo ii ll in Intel . ..iTwenly oil,.
lose u ei e i:e to s ;
) r Sam sii i i n;.. lieM, i 'ity,
Mrs l,loy, I 'lnll iiH, i 'ity.
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School To Start 22
A standard training school for the
teachers and workers of the Meth
odist, churches of the county' wnl be
held at the ( anton .Methodist chuiv h
from March the 212nd to the 27th.
The .board of dirn'tors i.s composed
of Car H King, educational director.
with I), h. ( amak. pastor of the C an
ton church, as chairman, with other
members as follows: W. A. Knllms.
J II (arpcr I' S Tiuisdik T O
Highfill. and M. K. Leftwich.
The first clasp session will Ix- held
at the Canton church on Sunday.
March the tl. at 7:30 p. m., with the
other classes meeting ea.h evening at
jU. Hooks may Ik.' iiurchasial from
Dr. I). E Camak.
CITIZKNS IilBI.E C LASS PASSKS
GOAL OF FIFTY IX ATTENDANCE
The Citizens Bible class, taught by
K. Morgan, now meeting in the
town hall over the fire station., started
about two years ago with an attend
ance of seven. The attendance grad
ually grew and the class set an aim
to reach an attendance of fifty. Sev
eral times the attenilance has neared
that mark, but failed to reach it until
last Sunday when the number present
was fifty-two. The class was much
elated at reaching the goal, and feel
that they ought to have fifty or more
$1.00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE
Directors Of C. Of
G. Name Chas. Rav
President For m
Other Oflicers Klected In First
Meeting Of Directors. Plans
Heini; -Made For Year
Charles K. Ray wa.s re elected pres
ident of the Chamber of Commerce
Tuesday night, at the first meeting
of the newly elected 'beard of directors.
Ralph l'revost wa.s le-elected first
vice president, and D. M. Richeson
wa.s named second vice preedder.t.
Hugh Massie was re-elected treasurer
of the organiza! ion.
The matter of naming .secretary waK
lefeired to the executive committee
for recommendation, together with de
tails of the expense of the 'office.'
1'resident Ray named D. N. Davis
chairman nf the executive committee,
and 1.. M. Richeson and W. Curtis
Russ as members.-
A two-hour discussion was devoted
t plans for the work of t.he organi
ziition for the coming year, and. .sev
eral m'atters were disciuwd at length.
Several dill'crcnt plaiin were tsuhmii.
ted, but no formal adoption made, as
this will lie done at another meeting
in the near future.
The directors name, for It).'!!! at
a recent meeting held at the court
house were as follows: ('. N. Allen,
W. L. Hardin, Jr., I,. N. Davis, K. J.
Hyatt, Charles K. Ray, Ralph I'revost,
W. Curtis Russ, Cuy Masnic, and K. 1..
The directors Tuesday night decided
to have published in The Mountaineer,
March 'lit, a complete itemized lisL of
nil cont rihutoi s and dislmnsements of
the organization for l'.KIii.
One Dead And Six
Injured In Wreck
Harvey Shepherd. Id. former mem
ber of the ( anion police torce. died
on .Sunday night in the Havwood
( ounty Hospital from injuries receiv
ed in an autoiniobile collision near
( anton. .Sunday, I'tineral .services
wi re held on I uesday afternoon at
the I'irst Hunt ltd church in H'ranklin.
Ihe ai'cident occur nil altout two
miles west of ( .anion on a curve in
the highway near the I'atton farm,
liolh cars were dejaulixhisl. . Dt.liers
inpired were: Herlx'rt Warren, o!
( 'anion. H. 1 1. Hiddi.x. of Marion. Mix
H. I. I.idil x and her sister. Miss cum
Bidilix. also of Marion. All the in
jured were taken t'o the. Havwood
(.ounty Hospital, following the ac
Mrs. Luther Shook
Buried At Hryson
Funeral services were held at the
Arlington Baptist church, at. Jiryson
Cn.v 1 ne.sday al II ocldk for Mrs.
Luther Shook, of Clyde, who died at
I o'.'lm'k on Sunday morning at the
Haywood. County Hospital, after an
illness of live months. Interment whs
in the Arlington cemetery.
Surviving are her 'husband, four
children, (.no daughter, Phyllis, throe
sons., Carter, Clifton, arid Irwirlg, and
hei; parents, ,1 r. ami Mrs. ( '. S, Jenk-.
ins,, of .laekMiii county. ,
Saturday A t Clyde
, V, . 1 1. Liver
i k of the superior
t ne state and gov
t on ,th.i: social se
com t, will His. us
eminent : agrceiiii
curity act at tr.e Clyde high school on
Saturday, March 1 I, at three, o'elfick.
I bins have ' been made to have a
large, attendance to hear Mr, Ilycrs
discuss this . su.'ip'ct. which is of vital
ini)or!ance at this time.
M. G. Green Now In
Charge Of Ford
M. ( . f.ieen, better known to his
friends as lonzi. nas l'en named
sale.s manager of horils and Used cars
i f the ! onl agenev-Abel v (iarage ,
for Waynesville and cOmmunitv.
-Mr. Green became associated with
the .rord dealer here in Novemher.
lil.I-l. .and has been most su cessful
in pl.u-ing many new ears, as well as
Dr. Pate Attends
Ir, J. F; late, physician of Clyde
and (anton. returned Sunday from
( harlotte, where he spent several days
attending the meeftmus of the orh
Carolina Academy of Surgeoy
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