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The Waynesville Mountaineer
ii....nifui nntu candidates
.nw.i their hats into the polinca
'7, th- week, bringing the total
3 formal announcements to twenty-
:hProm a tabulation of the candi
. . u was found that the race for
twie-Wione.r had four ne ons
L -1 j while two additional names
vro "added to the sheriff's column,
,. , f,,- representative and two for
n'i-mlvr of board of education.
r.ni;noenii'nts this week were as
'' y.ijr'hn K. Rhinehart, sheriff.
',im ( Palmer, commissioner
frtin district number five.
(,'. Russell, sheriff.
i- V. M. Davis, representative.
K''T "Messvr, board of education.
llv!i:i r V. Cagle, board of education.
J. A. l.i. we, commissioner from dis
ni number three.
I:i!-v:s H. Allison, commissioner
,,'. .linnet number three.
,1. K. Henderson, commissioner
'r,,m ,;:.-! r'ict number one.
Vatig'm Fi, Khinehart a candidate
t r ';t i-; iT". lives near Saunook, and
quiii' a worker in veterans organi-z.vet:-.
being a legionaire, and state
yVe-co'nimaiidcr of the D. V. A. For
ihe pa4 M years he has worked for
:';ite highway department.
ilVsm ('. Palmer, of Crabtree, a
farwi-K dairyman, and cattle-raiser,
$ the tiret to announce for commis
dciier 'from district number five. He
is woilknown in this county, and this
ii his first time in a political race.
A. (!. Russell, a candidate for
sheriff, has for a number of years
Win ih ief of police in Canton. Only
recently Chief Russell won state
wide recoirr.it ion as a police officer,
. ;u .;iti efficient head of a police
Another Canton man to announce
this weik was Dr. F. M. Davis, who
is seeking the nomination as repre
sentative. He was born in Iron Duff,
raid for. U years has practiced medi
cine' in., this- county; He is an . ex
captain of the army, having served
evir seas and is a Legionaire.
R. T. Messer came out this week to
'smnounfr- that he was a candidate
fur re-election as a member of the
heard of education. He ha served at
various, times on school boards, and is.
well known to Haywood voters.
To ' make it complete, Homer V.
Cairle,' of. Canton,' also announced he
was out for re-election as a member
of the board of education. John Best
'.lie third member announced last
lake A. Lowe, former sheriff, i.s a
(amliclate for membership as a member
i'f the board of commissioners,. He
was filler ff of this county until 1934.
At. present he is engaged in farm-.
:ne. and is a candidate from the third
The lirst member of the present
ho;i:'d of commissioners to announce
for re-elect ion was Jarvis H. Allison,
who Has- served on the board for a
riumiitr of years. Jlr. Allison is a
farim.':; and dairyman. He is a can
'Mlate from district number three.
The second member of the present
board to announce for re-election this
w. fk was J; E. Henderson,: of Canton.
Mr. Henderson hopes to represent dis
trict numbfr one. One of his favor--itc
projects' ';as a member of. .the
present board was, the installation of
. the modern auditing system, for' all
W'lSnty funds and records.
"Sandy''. JOraham is expected to
arrive here pome time Thursday, at
whah time he will likely name a
eampaiirn manager for Haywood.
Hyde Hoey has named F. E. Alley,
Jr., as his campaign manager for
Haywood county. Mr. Alley Stated
that he expected to have Mr. Hocy ad
tress the voters of the county at an
". cue. The exact date, however,
ha? rot been ..determined. '
Supporters of . Mr. Hoey point out
. m in ,1032 Mr; Ehringhaus had F. E.
A: ''" -'Sr., as county manager here
swept the county so thev are
Pirjr "Like father, like son."
'T: Ralph McDonald spent the week
end m the industrial centers, speak
''e, to cotton mill workers,
ar- assuring them: "A square deal
"id a chance to enjoy a fuller meas
ure of security and hapniness." His
ww-wers say he is drawing the sup
port of labor -organized and unor
t fto a Pr?atr extent than
.jy. other candidate, in the history
j -North Carolina politics; - .
Continued on back page )
r pie following cash prices were be
Fe,i.P,al. Wednesday by the Farmers
Vk(n5' heavy breed hens and
s, pound . ...............15c
lit-; T' light -weight,.- poundr....14c
lzen ' ........... 15c
Wk' l086' 1. bushel 75c
!,''rr'' bushel . ..... 70c
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County
VOL. XLVIII. NO 16
Mrs. Etta Reeves
Noland Passed Away
Early Monday A. M.
Mother Of I). Reews Noland.
Passed Away Following A
Mrs. Etta Reeves Noland, (55. widow
of I). R. Noland, former sheriff, com
missioner and representative of Hay
wood county, died at her home, in
the Fines Creek section of Haywood
county .Monday morning at" 3:30
o'clock, the victim of a heart attack.
A native of Madison county, Mrs.
Noland taught school in Haywood
county for several years. She had
been a member of the Fines Creek
Methodist Episcopal church, South,
for more than 40 years, to which in
stitution she liberally contributed
financial aid and spiritual support.
Funeral services were conducted at
the Fines Creek Methodist church with
the Rev. Byron Sprinkle, (,f B:son
City, and the Rev. A. L. Rayle. 'pas
tor of the Finos ("reek church, offi
ciating, lijrial was made in the
church cemetery, near the Noland
home. Pallbearers wen' nephew..
Mrs. Noland i survived by one son,
D. Reeves Noland, prominent Hay
wood county farmer and cattle raise";
ttiree iraniiidiihlren, Edith, .lvggy,
and 1). Reeves Noland. Jr. ; two sisters
Mrs. C, S. Kinslaiul, Ashevillo, and
Mrs. R. M. Reynolds, Iicester; and
six brothers. Dr. K. J. Rei ves, M. B..
and P. B. Reeves, all of Leicester,
lr. J. L. Reeves mayor of Canton.
V. E. Reeves, (loodlett, Texas, and
O. E. Reeves, ''of (Ivoehsboro.
Funeral services were held Tuesday
The First National Bank here was
closed for the funeral, as .Mr. Noland
is vice president.
She was the daughter of the late
J. A. Reeves and Clement ine Fergu
son Reeves, pioneer settlors of .West
ern North Carolina.
Women Heard At
The April 'Community Safety
League meeting, better known as the
Firemen's Banquet, was held in the
dining hall of the Methodist church
Tuesday night there being about
(iO persons in attendance.
Mrs. John M. Queen acted as toast
mistress. Those responding with talks
on the different phases of. .community
safetv were: Mrs. S. P- Gav, Mrs.
Carroll Bell,, Mrs. P. I). Alley, Mrs.
.Joe Tate, Miss Margaret Smith, and
Mrs. Jack Messor. L. M. Richrsori
and Ir. Truesiiaie made short, im
Two childrens' quartettes, one from
East Waynesville school and one from
Waynesville Kelementary, were also
featured on the program.
The meeting next month will be
held at the. Baptist 'church, the exact
date to be announced later, (). L.
For the third successive year Fast
Waynesville .Elementary ran away
with the' district track meet, scoring
fifty-seven points, as first places were
won in eight events by Fritz, Queen,
Hill, M iliner, Ski ban, and a host
of girl athletes.
Fast Waynesville girls, led by How
ell, Caddy,' Pressley, Recce, Calhoum
'and Rhinehart, won . first places in
two events as well as some second
and third positions. .
Reeves of Lake Jiinaluska, was hitrh
.scorer with fourteen points, ;snd his
school won second -honors-: with a frac
tion over thirty-one points; Hazel
W'ood was third - with twenty-nine
points. Central! Elementary wa a
poor fourth with ten and one-third
points, and Maggie wa fifth with al
most six points.
100 yard dash (B) Fritz, East Way
nesville, . 50 yard dash, (G): Phillips, Hazel
wood. Three-legged race (B) Queon-Hilk
Baseball throw (G) Q'Neil, Maggie.
Baseball throw (B) Reeves, Lake
Shuttle race (B) Fritz-Queen, She
han, Miliner, McElroy, Sisk, East
Over rope relay (G) Rhinehart,: Cal
houn, Howell, Gaddy, Reece, East
High jump (B) Hill, East Waynes
ville. ." ... -
Basketball free throw (C) Craw
ford, Lake Junaluska. ;
Running broad jump (B) Fritz,
East Waynesville. :
Running broad jump (G) Messer,
Hazelwood. , ...
Shot put (B) ShehaT), East Way
Potato race (G) Gaddy, Calhoun,
Howell, Pressley, East Waynesville.
Half-mile run (B) Miliner, East
Waynesville. . ; . .' " ,
Tug of war (B) Team of 8, East
Mr. and Mrs. B. S. Mansh. Miss
Dollie Marsh, Miss Corinne Wagen
feld and Miss Dorothy Bliss,were
the guests on Easter of Col. W. b.
Lee and his daughter, at their home
in Gatlingburg, Tenn.
Tornado Wrecks House But Leaves
; 'mt'tmite&f' staffs
r n i . I, i , - i ' i
( .'OIlLtH M t T U I I ! 3 I "ill'ln li ll!
. 1 1 l i i ' i j ! i .Ir.itll .iii.l !i'in l.i.-ir w as m. ! lie .iK- -'I I In
s 1 1 1 1 ! 1 1 i ! 1 --t.it e-s h lili hci ; l ;Ui.. r-t inr 'I . nui ,n u tr-Us
.i: ' 1 , ; . 1 1 ' 1 s 1 1 1 . . 4-m ijiili unhurt.. ;il;h.ili:Jl ihi-ll !l !:ti
Abel Building A
Show Room At His
Place Of Business
The walls of a brick show room Were
being laid this week at Abel's Garage.
The building will be completed with
in thirty days, according to Allien
A bel, owner. . '
.'.The ..show room is being built on the
lot between the garage and the West
ern Cni-olina Creamery. A ladies rest
room is also being built in the new
Mr. Abel 'sU id that the lot-' bet ween
the building and the street Would be
planted in grass and shrubbery Would
lie set out, All parking at the garage
Will he: on the nor 1 1) side and a ross
the street. :
His plans also call for repainting
the front of the garage ami the in
stallation of new inodei n electric
A special -call meeting of the 'mem
bers of the local iost. of, the Ameti
caii Legion has been. made. The meet
ing will be held Thm-Mlay night at
eight o'clock in the hall over the Fire
. Officials, of : the p't said: "This
niei'ting is of vital inipoilance to
evel y ex-M-rvice in a n in MaywoiM:
county, and all are urged to be pi-i s
Call Issued For
M. E. Swearirigen,' manager of. the
local ((.mployment odice, announced
yesterday that he bad received a call
'for -200 skilled workmen in. various
trades for j'obs over the state,:
A special call for first class carpen
ters and brick masons was : marie,
with a wage of 75 cents to $1.10 an
1 'Anyone' interested should register
in. person at. his office in the court
house at once.
The MELTING POT
1-:. K. MK.ASI:. 1'iin. Waynes
ville Momentary "We will have
lo gle lr. TownseHd JTedit for
iK-inz sinart- smart enoiigh t'
oriKi'Hite a 'I'lan' that brought in
liio nickels and dimes fasler llian
.anything. Hsf could have done."
. Weil, it takes, a lr,t of niekels
anil dimes, Mr. Mease, to rent
AVashington A part me nts. costing
- $2 1 5.oo 'per month.
I)K. It. S. TKll.SDALH. ls
tor Vaymvillo Jlcthodist Cliun-li
"1'copk! sijinetliiifs; ask me if
I livo in the parsonage and I tell
tlicm mi. , .ami I don't in the
snw' that v'Mell)0l'st prCiichers
nsoallj- sM.ak of a parsonage;.
Why.: folks. I fvl like I'm livitiff
n a gt'iitlcman's liouso now-
since coining to Waj-nesville."
O, .. BTJIGGS. Siit. Water arid
jjsl,ls '-If it pet.s too hot this
sumnier to Iiold our banquet in
doors and be comfortable, maj'lHv
we'll move over to the city park
At The Eastern Entrance
WAYNESVILLE, X. l. THURSDAY. APRIL 16, 19,56
A !!. 1 1 t i i 1 1
f-ri lr- ' i
fSi '.( U I 'i ' 1 1 1
Park Is Visited
By Almost 20,000
".'Esl i mated travel to 'Great Smoky
Aloun.laiiis National. Park for March,
was dH.il I. A Ira Hie count
taken at one of Che six entrances to
tin1 Park resulted in a count of U,'JH
automnbiles carrying Hi.JTd people
Fstiniaing that 2(1 per cent addit ional
people came into the park at the t.vo
other entrances, a total limm- of
10. -Ill is estimated.
Automobiles from tl states and I lie
District of Columbia were counted,
with '-'7 per cent of visitors from
stall's other than Tennessee and Noitli
( a ml ina.
Mary St eiitz, repi i en't ing the
Waynesclo fownship high si loud won
til' t place i n t tie in 1 m I y - wide ieeita
tion coiiie-t held ,-it (;lyd( Tuesday
Kagg Sawyer, itlso of tlie Waynes
ville .schools won lirst Jdaee in tile de
clamation ccintest.. Willi these two win
ners from the local b::b .-:!..!, a total
of four lirst 'places, were won in tlie
litera:y contests, which entitles the
school to the t i.'i i i ll y given by the
county silie'i intendi'iit of I'dueatioli.
Those taking .part in tin' recitation
i otltest were: Until Walker, of Fines
Cri ck; .Myrtle Murray, of Bethel ; and
Jitith Dotson, of Clyde.
'I he ile.cla inal ion . contest a rlts were:
Liliwooij MeKlroy, of Clyde; .larvis
Teague, of L'iti.es Creek: and Will'am
I 'oi.a i; oti, of Bethel.
Brother Of John
L. Davis Passes
John. L.Davis reM'ived a message
this week that his brother. Will, of
liandall, Washington, passed away on
last Saturday. -
Mr. Davis was from Tennessee, and
had been in the state Of Washington
for about forty years.
on East Street. I5y that -'time .we
hope the park will In- tinishtl
and, if it is. it will have all tlie
accom modal ions."
.l,i: . PAI.MI It. Earuier
and ( allleiiian, . rabtrt "I
think pcojile are g'tting more In
favOr of ' teiTaciiiK ' this c-oimty
-tliej- "talk ; more favorably over
In my township at least.
"Teri-aciiig ivill lit. in line with
the new farm program, I think."
The Kilitor , r i f this column is
informed that there has probably
never . been any more , soil Wash
eii away in this county in the
same '.'length of time than has been
carried away by the heavy rains
durinc the r'ast. 50 or 60 days. . . .
and this has also been our obser
vation. So, if any one thing is
calculated to pet our farmers in
' a -receptive." mood or mind to try
out something',"' I think it is just
this fact that of our land beinx
washed away right before our
eyes faster than ever before.
of The Great Smoky Alountains National Park
1 1 1 n t .!' ti,t Mi'ua J Ur-
I'loiilt' si i' ii
I tl' 1 t V tl.l it it.
w Inch s t M T i -
iiiic r.iinih dl' ti'vt
(Jiven To 'Haywood
People At Duke
Muring the past year patients' from
Haywood eouiit y reeeivetj .".Ml days of
enre at I'uke linsii(al, aeeording. to
tlie annual report of the hospital just
issued. The .'-report f ( lie hospital
shows t hat !f IT.'i. l'.i'.I. Ki was sielit for
the total of .1 f .; days of eafe pro
vided (luring I be. year, and that har
dy patients cost . he hospital .fLM:!,
'1 ii'.'.UI. Over '..". per cent of the
ili.i lit y patients eared fur were from
H7 North Carolina counties.
Ilorpit.il patients .paid but Jfl'.t,'!,
0:.'(J..Vi toward (he cost of t heir .a re
during, the yi'ar. the r port reveals.
Count us i . -tit : ilnilnj !f j:i,:i:H I f to
ward the l. tal cost, while: individuals
and orgniiiatio.tis'giive $ I.'i, SI 1.-7.
The report figures', foe Haywood
eoimlA are a., follows: (lays of eare
::.r.:!; ti.tai eo t . $i.t.;t;2.t:!;- 'paid '-by
patient--.- !fl,."i'rj..'i.'i; paid hy Make hos
pital. SSVL'Y ' -
Maliiiuv ( ontest
The i low ii' Ii a c ii ii.-i ' ii.'..,. makirig
eonle-t held uinler .the au -piers of
the C.iin:iiiiiily ('lull fo I'iri.. Of the
llon'ie ht i'liiiiiiii's I li r ' ;ik 1. 1 cf t ho
'ayi:e--ilii.. Tovmi.' hi;. Il-jj-b .'.rhoid,
wiis staeeil ml In -1 Vo,i,.. .!-,.. :i, the
eho.il ,'audrtoi inui., with M. . . I.le
iarreit, as eha.it inan from, the eliili,
in hart"- of ai raiifiiin n: : . Miss
Lour.e hd ward.s, head . 'of : ; n- . huriie
I'eolloinie di pal t inent , p- .f
Ml-. M. (i. Stamey, pi-eih u' n! loe
i.'lilh, ., pre,- elifed t he pl'i-.' s.
' Tli" progiaiii w.-u, ti-i ii.e.; "An (vo
lution of styles," ntjvt.-t.uig hack thirty
years - ago and atlt henl ie models were
worn by the various students, closing
with the exhibit ion of the thirty
drt'sse'.s made by the contestant s as
the' last word of . l;i:!d.
:" There are a .number, of rules " gov
erning the entries,. With each rontet.
ant required to make, the garment,
without, help, iit her than instructions
from .Miss fidwanls. ''.Tlie first prizes
were $1.50 in cash, given by , the, club,
and. the others were dress materials
donated by the ..following firms: C
K. Ray's Sons, Massie's .Department
Store, C. N. Allen and Co., W. A.
Bradley, and Hurgin iirothere.
I'rize winners frori) the different
classes were as follows: Second year
class, first prize, Vera Hosaflook; sec
ond prize, Fann-ie Hosaflook ; first
year class,: first prize, I'earl Miller;
second prize, (Jeraldine McLaughlin ;
third prizes, Kthel Caldwell, Stella
Roten, and Vera 1'ruitt.
Serving a.s judges if the display
were: Miss Ellen Louise Killian, Mrs.
Homer 1'iott, and Mrs. Dwight M.
Rotarians To En
tertain Their Wives
Heemberf; of the Waynesville Rotary
Club will entertain their wives at a
special dinner meeting here on Friday
evening at seven o'clock.
The program will be in charge of
Dr. S. P. Gay, Ralph I'revost and Dr.
R. 11. Stretcher.
SLIDE ON HIGHWAY
Highway forces wero called out
early Tuesday night to remove a deep
slide on Highway No. 10 about a
mile east of Canton. The highway was
partially blocked by the slide.
$1.00 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
AH Efforts To
Find Body Of 22
Months Baby Fails
Young Son Of Mr. And Mrs.
James Heat lierly Drowns
Near Springdali' Lite
With scons of men working day
and night since last Friday afternoon,
no trace had been found last night of
the l'2-month-old sim f Mr. and
Mrs. James lleatherly, of mar S)iring
dale, who fell into the river while
playing on the banks about dark last
Monday a piece of the child's gar
ment' was found near the place where
the child fell in. Nourby tlie
place where the child was playing with
a .'!-yoar-old brother i a deep hole
under a lock. It is iM'lievtsI that the
body is probably lodged under that
In an effort to make certain, the
course of the river has licen turned
away frim the rock, and everything
was about ready Wednesday afternoon
to pump tlie water from the bole.
The river has been searched every
foot for a six-mile stretch. All kinds
of rakes and nets beimr used, Seve -al
places along the river woven wife has
been stretched across to catch the
body if it should happen to float.
Large search lights have lccn in
stalled for night work.
When the throe-yea r old brother
gave the alarm, the mo! her found the
child's hat and a toy wagon and
shovel or the bank.
- Hundreds of people have visited
the scene, each day, and scores have
taken part in the search. The water
being so cold that divers could only
stay in fur a few minulon at a. time.
Where the river is shallow, men waded
down the river, soaiching carefully
every foot of t he bed.
Several charges of ily nam it e', lia ve ,
been used in an -.effort to gel the body
The river was about three feet
higher than normal when the child
Hiking Club Will
The' Italsam Mountain Hiking (Hub
announces a get-tngelber at the
Country Club Sal unlay evening, April
1 S ! Ii at. eight oVIoik. I'lan.s for the
coming season will be discussed and
new oHi'ecrs elected. Mr. H. C, Wil
im. n, of 'the I 'ark Service, has some
Very attractive suggestions lor hikes
in the park.
A ft or .a short, business session the
rest of the evening will tic devoted to
bridge, setback or monopoly.
Anyone interested in joining, tlie
hiking- club lhis . year is invited as.
Well as all tho.se who piirficipated in
the c 'lib's activities last in'iison.
Cross From Here
A tofal of .LTiO has already been
forwarded to National lied Ci-o-.s
Ie ailipia rl ers for flood arid "form - uf-fe-ois
hy Hev. II, V. Haueoin, ehair-iii.-i
li (if .1 lie lo al chapter.
He stated yesterday t hat, he expect ,
oil at least $0(1 more would he 'oii' rih
ut"d by today, which will bring the
total to $;',l(i , froin the Waynesville
Last; Friday afternoon, the program
of t he ,l:!ota'-y Club was turned into
a i-.muii , (if liie town for lied ("r.i--.
copt ribut iims bv the members, and a
total (if $200 was turned over. In. olli
cials afler th' thiily-miniite canvass;'
. Hosiilos making a canvass for the
Red Cross, a g'-oup of Rotarians sold
seals for the. crippled children's
work and this together with o'ho
sales are expected to reach well over
$100 in Haywood county.
Dr. Truesdale To
Preach At Bethel
Dr. Truesdale, pastor of the First
Methodist church, of; Waynesville, will
deliver the Ha ralaureato Sermon at
M.ethel High School, Sunday night,
April lft, beginning at 7:30 o'clock.
Dr, Truesdale is an outstanding speak,
er in this section and is expected to
deliver an Inspiring addroHH.
The order of the service follows:
the largest class ever graduated
from Ret hoi High School.
Invocation : Song, Holyr Holy, Holy.
Special music by Mis3 Pauline Sen
te!!e. '.. '. .,
Sermon by Dr. Truesdale.
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1 1 nday .