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THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
pressive In Track
By Tom K?eves.
For the third successive season or
since the beginning of the county
track meet in 1034 Coach Carleton
Weatherby's Vaynesvil'e Hif-'h School
brack team ilefeati-d all opposition
and crowned themselves kink's anil
queens of this fast growing sport in
Haywood county. Ka-h year the local
Mountaineers have been able to show
their flying heels to Canton, Clyde,
Bethel, and Fines Creek as they dis
played a well balanced and splendidly
To aid in the accumulation of forty
five point. I.il! Swift took second
place in the 100 yard dash, with
Rogers ra.-injr to victory in the fifty
yard dash for n'irls. Again the team
of Mehaffey-Schulhofer captured the
3-leg-jred race in excellent style, Bur
ress threw a baseball 199 feet to win
fir.st honors in this event for girls,
and the relay team composed of Rath
bone, Schufhofer, Smfth, Hill, Me-
haffey, and Swift ran away with five
points for the Mountaineer club.
Welch, Ropers, Jones, Milner, and
Messer, all former basketball stars,
took second position in over-the-rope
relay. Stamey of Bethel, with 14 out
of 20, won first honors in the basket
ball free throw contest with Welch
making eleven good for second place,
Fagg Sawyer took a second in the
running broad jump for boys, but
Milner, with a jump of fourteen feet,
seven and one-half inches, was able
to capture this event for the girl's
In the half mile run Rathbone of
Waynesville completely dominated the
field, winning from all opposition with
ease. In the battle of giants the tug-o'-war,
Waynesville's team of Sawyer,
Cathcy, M chaff ey, Gillett, Worsham,
String-field, Rathbone, and Franklin
took second honors.
This annual track event began in
the Waynesville township schools sev
eral years agr, winning and main
taining popularity among the .stu
dents and school officials from the be
ginning. For three years the town
ship school of the five districts have
Congress Threatens Investigation of WPA East Waynesville jCrabtree Woman
Prospects of a congressional investigation of WPA
expenditures loomed as Republicans marshaled
their forces to push the probe after Harry Hopkins,
left, Works Progress Administration head, appeared
before the house appropriations sub-committee, re
questing $1,500,000,000 to carry on the WPA pro
gram for the next fiscal year. Representative
James P. Buchanan of Texas, right, is shown tak
ing with Hopkins at the hearing on Hopkitu' re
quest for additional funds.
participated in a duel meet for the
county championship. This year, as
last, the Canton district has taken
more points in the elementary di
vision. Within the Waynesville dis
trict each elementary school has in
time won the banner presented an
nually by the Boosters Club of Ha
zelwood, but for the last three sea
sons East Waynesville's runners,
jumpers, etc. have completely dom
inated this thrilling affair.
Track is becoming more interesting
to the fans, some of the local lads
have been supplied with track equip
ment, and some records have been
preserved. This sport is gaining many
followers, more 'records are being
kept for the interest of the public as
well as that of the participants, and
it appears that the near future will
find the cinder path the battle ground
I'loin The I'liited Stair
Washington, I). C.
"Hindenburg,'' the new German
dirigible, will begin in May a regular
schedule of flights between this coun
try and Germany. The Navy De
partment has given the German com
pany permission to use its hangar
facilities at Lakehurst.
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At present there will be no change in personnel or location
of the Davis-Koyd Motor Company.
We shall appreciate the continuity of the old customers and
desire very much to know some new.
Hedge Motor Co.
Waynesville, N. C.
Canton, N. C.
O. E. Hedge, Harry Davis, Ralph Snedeker, Jerry Smathers
and Chas. Briggs.
National banks as a
ated at a profit during
first time in four years.
lltllo for the
satisfactory fuel for
to get thu maximum
proposed "farm fuel"
blend makes a
benefits of the
be re-designed. That, is the conclu
sion of the National Bureau of Stand
ards from recent studies it has made.
Interstate Commerce Commission
figures show that receivership or
bankruptcy' now claims more than
one-liiiirth of the railroad mileage in
the United States.
Money iw now available to the
Treasury on a nine-months loan ba.sis
at an interest rate of le,ss than one
tenth of 1 per cent,
President Roosevelt, in a.cordunce
with his promise when he vetoed Con
gress' $50,0(10,000 crop and seed loan
bill, now has made $37,000,000 avail
able for emergency crop loans. Last
week he authorized allocation of an
additional $17,000,000 of emergency
funds for this purpose to be used in
addition to an earlier allocation
of the great mass of fundamental
facts furnished by 5,000 volunteer
weather observers. Each unofficial
observer in effect really runs a small
field station, at no expense to the
government, except for the few in
struments and blank forms used in
Death on the highway is being
checked. Automobile deaths in 8(!
principal cities during the fir.st four
teen weeks of this year totaled 1,881,
a reduction of 432 below the compara
ble period of l'J35,
Uncle Sam, through the PWA, has
under way a $130,000,000 national
demonstration program of slum clear
ance and low-rent housing that in
volves a total of 4'J projects in 35
cities and two insular possessions, to
provide sanitary living quarters for
approximately 23,000 families of low
Named In Election
In a recent election the following
superlatives were selected for the
7the grade at East Waynesville
Prettiest girl Hattie Underwood.
Handsomest boy Hubert Clark.
Best girl sport Fannie Pearl
Best boy sport Montgomery Queen.
Class mitigeis Ruth Turner and
J. C. Resor.
Class giant George Shehan.
Cutest gir! Sarah Louise Leather
wood. Cutest, boy Montgomery Queen.
Boy hater Viola Haney.
Girl hater Trov Smith.
Class flirt Betty K. Howell.
Neatest girl Vienna Rhinehart.
Neatest boy J. C. Resor.
Class pst Corine Alley.
Most popular girl Maude Cather
Most popular boy Edward Davis.
Most attractive personality (girl)
Maude Catherine Jones.
Most attractive personality (boy)
Montgomery Queen, J
Wittiest girl Fauxtine Howell.
Wittiest boy Montgomery Queen.
Hurt In Wreck
Mrs. Grayson Wilson, of
was cut about the head late
ax tti uuvij, uie car in w
was riding, and driven bv i
band collided with another',
by Albert Justice in froir ,'
The oar driven by Wilson w
aged considerably, while
had a bent bumper and fir ,
Mrs. Wilson was carrit ;
Quietest girl Viola
Quietest boy J. C.
Most studious girl s;u
Most studious boy J. c.
Class farmer Howell I'
Class actress Corine X.
Most musical girl a
Best all around girl Ha:
Most musical boy Limv
Best all around boy Janu.-house.
Noisiest girl Corine Alley.
Noisiest boy Montgomery Qa.r
Tomboy Helen Plott. '.'
Most athletic 'girl -Helen Pit,.
Most athletic boy Roe Hill,'
D1SABLKD VKTKRANS OF
WORLD W A It
You are requested to attend a
regular meeting at the Haywood
county court house Monday, April
27th, at 7:30 p. in. when bfli.ers will
be elected- for the ensuing year. It
is important that all disabled veter
ans attend this meeting. Come and
bring a comrade with vou.
FRED A,. FERGUSON,
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'30 Chev. Coupe $165
'31 Chev. Coupe .8225
'31 Ford Couoe .8225
'32 Chev. Coach .$350
'33 DeLuxe Plymouth Coach . . . .$375
'31 4 Door DeLuxe Plymouth
'33 Dodflre 1' Ton Truck $295
'31 Ford 1 Door Sedan $225
'33 Ford V-8 Coach $335
Several Cripples for less than $100
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1 WAYNKSVILLE, N C. CANTON. N. ( .
ami ed-ucat loiva
unit r v.
An economic loss equal to
ono-lifth of the nation's total
bill v caused bv insect pests. I),
inent of Agriculture iscientists
mate the damage- at about two
lion dollars annually
which is caused bv
corn car worm, and ,'!:
Less ram fell on th
during imp tour years eiKlin
than at anv other time m the
of Government records. The
est rainfall on re.ord was
Ships-may now get their up-to-the-minute
weather maps by radio at sea.
The Weather Bureau prepares the
maps. The Radro Corporation oT
America transmits them bv radio
Kyuipmoiit along the general lines
of wired equipment used in trans
mitting press photographs.
Except for voting and expressing
private opinions, employees in the
classified civil service of the Federal
Government cannot take active part
in political campaigns. Federal offi
cials who attempt to "coerce" polit
ical action or force political assess
ments from government employees
violate the Civil Service Act.
Because 20 separate bidders from
Massachusetts to California offered
identical bids down to the last penny
for supplying insulated cable for the
Boulder Dam power house, Secretary
ot t he interior likes approved the bid
of the company located the farthest
from Boulder Dam.
A complete picture of North Ameri
can climate is possible only because
for the strongest type
found within the school
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