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HE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
, -SECOND YEAR NO. 42
WAYNESVILLE. N. C. THURSDAY. OCTOBER 22, 1936
$1.00 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
People To Meet
First Meeting Of Fall Is Called
By Merchants Division Of
Chamber Of Commerce
'l merchants, professional men
8r'u ethers are expected to be present
a- the first fall meeting of local bus
nrt.. men at the Chamber of Com
nll.,ve oflki-s on Tuesday nijrht, (X
uber -" at 7:30 o'clock. This an
mijineiiient was made yesterday by
Hufh Massie, chairman of the raer
'hants division of the Chamber of
Commerce, under whose auspices the
meeting is being held.
Mr. Massie in announcing the
acting stated that, it was of vita!
-importance that every business man of
rt community be present, as matters
o! vital concern would be taken up
:,: this meeting.
The meeting has been called for
7:3ii, and those in charge promise
ha'' it will be adjourned by t:30
The committee in charge of the
meeting, has been named as follows:
Hugh Mastic, chairman, C. X. Allen,
U-ter Hurgin, Dewey Stovall, Mrs.
laivivn.e Green, Wilford Rav, and
.A. !i. McCall. .
llll f l J V V - m. t- - k j .
On Approved List
The Haywood County Hospital was
i w of ,j.,")(5!) hospitals in tht United
States and Canada to be on the aj
approyed list for the past several
if burgeons when that organization
opened their 2b'th annual linicul con-
irre-s in Philadelphia Mondav.
The local hospital has been on the
appoved list for the past several
In making the announcement. Dr.
"lie urge Crile, of . Cleveland, . chair
man of the board said: "On?, out of
'every -15 persons throughout the
United States and Canada was a pa
tient in a hospital last year. Today
there are approximately 800,000 per
sons in hospitals receiving treatment
for various ailments or diseases. In
as much as no person can foretell
when .hern ay .neU -hospital care,
knowing about hospitals in times such
as these is extremely important, and
actually constitutes measure of pre
paredness. Every year the Ameri
can College of Surgeons publishes a
-1st of approved hospitals with which
the public should be thoroughly fa
The Haywood hospital is the only
hospital between Asheville and Mur
phy on the approved list.
T P MnVi 79
Buried Friday At
Rock Springs Ch.l
Last rite; were held on Friday
afternoon at 3:00 o'clock, at the Rock
spring Baptist church, on Crabtree,
'"t J, R. McElroy, 76, who died at
;-M Thursday , afternoon, after an
-illness of only two davs. Rev. Frank
I '-ath'-rwood, pastor of the churcn,
conducted the services.- Interment
?.' in the community cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Charlcs Hill, Jr.,
"woe McElroy, .Sal ma Hill. Fred
Wan. e, Fred Hannah, Edwin Hill,
'Lawsrin McElroy, Medford Burgess,
and Wallace Hill.?
Mr. McElroy was a retired farmer
f'f Crabtree section. For several
years he has not been able to work
and for the past year he has been
failing in health. On last Tuesday
afternoon he had a light stroke of
paralysifi from which he never recov
ered. Surviving are one daughter, Mrs.
Albert Ferguson, four sons, Manson,
ayne, Guy, and Clinton-all of Crab
;ree; five grandchildren and the fol
ding sisters and brothers : Mrs.
Decatur Burgess, of Cove Creek, Mrs.
. Harold, of Glendale, S. C, Lebo
McElroy, 0f Buna Vieta, Va., Henry
McElroy, of Iron Duff, and Oils' Mc-.
h-ry. of Cove Creek.
Building In State
Shows Big Increase
P at vrr'xr m..'ii!.. v. a.
n Mrth Carolina increased 20 per
cent in September over the same pe-
'st year, the state department;
t labor announced in its monthly
detm. September projects totall
sjo'g'J ?nd called for expenditure of
.The following cash prices -were be
Fcl pai4 Wednesday by the Farmers
- .na; nil s-o-
hickens, heavy weight, hens ....12c
ekens, fryera . 7. . 12'
dozen I.. ....25
l?". bushel .. ............... ,.?1.10
Vhfat, bushel . ............ . ..$UC
Today's Market ,
DISTRICT W. O. W. PRES.
iti . ii: k i i: i it i oi
125 to 150 Wood
men To Gather On
Western .District. Of Woodmen
To Observe "0th Anniver
sary In Wavnesville
"Present indications are that be
tween 12") and 1"() Woodmen of the
World from the western district will
gather here next Wednesday, Octo
ber Mh, I'll-- the 50th eemi-annual
log rolling, according to an annoiineo
liient made this week by Kev. Frank
Leuthei wood, district president.
The business sessions will be held
in the Woodmen Hall in the First Na
tional Hank building. The conven
tion will convene about 10 o'clock. A
m'roic dinner will be a midrday feature
of the program. .
The final session will adjourn aboot
five o'clock, according to the pro
The western district includes the
entire western half of North. Caro
lina, it was said, and this meeting
will be in the form of the observance
of the golden anniversary of the or
ganization. Officers of the western district, be
sides Rev. Mr. I.eatherwood, are 11.
U. Holland, of ( amieen, vice presi
dent and Roy J. Ebbs, of Marlon,
George Turpin, 60,
Buried On Tuesday
Ma v wood I ai mer Mad Heen III
lor About Three Months.
Lived On Hvatts Creek
George . Iurtnn. til), a well known
Havwood farmer, passed away at his
home on Hvatt's Creek at ten o'clock
Monday morning, after an illness of
about three months,
Mr. lurpin was born and reared in
Haywood, and lived here all his life.
He was buried Tuesday afternoon at
Turpin's Chapel, after .funeral ser
vices were held at the home. The
services were conducted by Rev.
Julius ( arson, of Beta, Rev. C. C.
Groton. Turpin's Chapel and the Rev.
.loo Bishop, of Gay.
Active pallbearers were: Glenn Mc
Clure Ed Oxner, Rufup Oxner, La
biori Winchester and C.aude McClure,
The deceased is survived bv his
widow, Mrs. G. V. lurpin; two daugh
ters. Mrs. R. R. Nicholson, and Mrs.
L Picklesimer. both of Sylva, and
one son, Liden Tuipin, of Hyatt's
Mr. And Mrs. Staples Move
Hack To Their Former Home
Mr and Mrs. L. T). Staples left on
Monday for their home in St. Cloud.
Minn " During their two years resi
dence here they had made many
friends who regret to see them leave
this section. . .
Mr Staples has been with the
"Land O' the Sky Mutual Co-operatives,"
for the pact two years. The
first year he served as general field
man The past vear he was m charge
of the agricultural demonstration
work over the territory from Mitch
e'l to Cherokee county, with between
thirty and fortv demonstrations.
IHor to his work with the Land O'
The Sky, Mr. Staples was a retired
farmer "of Minnesota, who had had
of nractical experience
with farming, after which he served
fifteen rears as field man for a large
cannery. . .
rwimr his wrirk in this section Mr.
staples gained the confidence of the
farmers and business men and has
been a valued man in promoting the
wo-k of the Land O' The .Sky Co
operatives. REVIVAL STARTS
Last n ght ronal 'enucs e
started'' the Barberville Baptist
church Rev. Ike Rhinehart, who has
held successful meetings at both the
Turpin Chapel and James Chapel on
Cove Creek, will conduct the services.
iTwo New Stores
Being: Built On j
Main Street Here
The oldest building en Main street
the former Miller Harness Shop, is
being torn down by W. T. Shelton,
who recently bought the property
fmm the Miller estate.
.lust as soon as the old frame build
ng is cleared from the lot, Mr. Shel
ton said he would begin work on two
t ore buildings. The J stove rooms will
be one story design, and somewhat
larger that the building now occupied
by the Western I'nion Telegraph
Mr. Shelton gave Mo idea as to
when he expected the new bui'dings to
he completed, but did state that he
would push them to completion as
last as pin-sible.
The two stoles will ennsent an
invest men: of approxim 1 1 1 1 y !t'.,0(iO.
Travel In Park For
Past Year Shows A
20 Percent Increase
Estimated travel to tire.'it Smoky
Mountains National' Park for the
travel year October 1. l'.Kl.'i to Septem
!': .3i. m. Was (Ul-J.'-'i people in
I!t4.'.i.'i2 autoiuoliiles, an increase of
20. 1 per cent over the previous travel
year. Cars were counted from 48
states, tin' District uf Columbia and
! foreign count ricv.
Per 'cent of t ravel frm states oth
er than TeniU'ssee and North Caro
lina is lit .(IS. ,
Highest monthly travel
was in Au
gust, with a, .-IS),
Highest daily travel
her lith, with .'i.litl!
1 1 .'.t'T-l people, when
states, the I list rict of
. w a
arrying curs from J4
(' ItiMibia and
Canacla wi'ie counted.
The actual omit for thi
one of the six cntrani cs to
was 10i'.4(IJ cars carrying
By Tom Reeves.
Since playing Asheville School, to
a 7-7 'tie coach' WcathcrhVfi .Moun
taineers have been preparing for
their first game within the Iilue
Ridge i oiifercnce with Swannanoa
Friday. Some of the local players
suffered injuries in the game last
Saturday, but may be in condition", to
enter play .before local fans this
Swannanoa is reported to have a
fighting eleven capable of giving the
Mountaineers an interesting aCter
noon. This game will furnit-h some
indication of the comparative strength
of the Haywood county teams since
Canton's Black Bears have already
defeated Swannanoa by a wide niar-
Coach .'Weather-by' will probably
stick, to 'the line-up that 'entered the
Asheville School 'game provided some
of the injured players improve by
game time Galloway, Chalin. and
Ca,they. have dominated end play durT
ing the season, with Willie Messer
showing up well. Bryt"on and Col
lins will start as tackies, with hwmg
seeing a great deal of service. .Saw
yer and Stringfield have the inside
on the guard positions, but Leopard
has been playing outstanding ball
during practice sessions. , Byrd and
Mehaffey will handle the center post.
In the backfield Garrett Reeves, Bill
Phillips, ..Cecil Vount, and Leo Hall
wjlll start, while plenty of able re
serves will be ready to. take their
MRS. BLACK SERIOUSLY ILL
Mr. C. A. Black was in a critical
condition last night as The Mountain
eer went to press. Little hope wae
being held for her recovery, and two
of her daughters from out of town,
Mrs. Jake Newall, of Charlotte, and
Mrs. W. C Rouck, of Sarasota, Fla.,
were at her bedside.
Business And Properties Of Champion
Fibre Company Transferred To The
Champion Paper And Fibre Company
-Reuben Robertson, president and
general manager of the The Cham
pion r ibre ' Company,- in a formal an
nouncement this week, said that the
business and properties of the firm
had been transferred to The Cham
pion Paper and Fibre Company.
Mr: Robertson's formal statement
Regarding the change is as follows:
"The management of The Champion
Fibre Company desires to announce
that m order to develop a simplified
financial structure, and because of
the provisions of the 19d6 Federal
Revenue Act, it has been deemed
advisable to' discontinue The Cham
pion Fibre Company as a separate
Otis Hurgin. of BurginV De
partment Store, was more than
pleased with the result of his
advertisement in last week's pa
per. He saiil business was the
best last week-end that it had
Ih'cii in month.
Mr. Kurgin recently opened a
bargin basement at the Main
Street store, ami as a result has
.made a substantial increase in
It Ain't Right
No, it just ain't right, for a
man to impose on merchants like
a ici'tain man with seven chil
dren did on a merchant m this
The father of sewn children
carried his children' into the store
of this merchant and .-aid he
wanted each child titled with a
pair of frhoes'. Well, selling
pa 1 1 ."
d c-hecs to one
not happen every
day. so t be
clerks not lui
i ll.-l Ins
.a. short time each child
v a s
correctly, and all that
v just w rapping up
but t he fat her I hen
the patient merchant ' that he
merely wanted to get t he right
sizes, for each l'tild as he intend
. i'd ordering the shoes fivm a
inail order house,
The truth of' thi' matter was
that .the merchant's shoes cost
less that the "catalog i-hoos" and
would have lasted as long or
Number From I lav
wood Attend Dis
trict P. T. A. Meet
Thi' eighth annual conference' of
the North Carolina Congress ol Par
ents and Teachers of the Western
district, met in Morgiinton on 1'iidav
the Kith, with Mrs. Doyle Allev, dis
tri ..'I. prosdont, presiding. Despite
the downpour ,,f rain ami the uncer
tainty of .highway-conditions, an en
thusiast i..' crowd was in attendance.
Delegates were present from twelve
i counties. Mrs. ( . A. Hales, if Iapoco.
: Graham count y, w as recogniged as
the person baying traveled the great
est distance. The largest delegation
wiifi from Buncombe county.
Cherokee county was awarded the
membership, banner for the greatest
percentage of increase in. member
ship during the past. year. Hun
coinbe won the ,-up for the largest
number of standard associations.
( ert elii'ates were awarded for com
pletion of course at the Institute' at
Chapel Hill last August, also, nation
jtl certilicates were given ul by
Mrs. .1. H. Sidbur.y, state president.
The puppet show given under the
auspices of the rfral hygiene division
of the state Hoard of Health, was an
outstanding featii "o of the program.
hollowing luncheon which wa giv
en in the community building by the
Morganton Parent- teachers' Associa
tion, the local presidents were in
Those attending the meeting
H.ivwood county were: Mrs
Alley, Mrs, ,)ack Messer,
Louise Moody, Mrs. .Jean
Ion, Mrs. d. C. 1 'lot t, from
nesville; M-'S. Gniver Abe, Mrn
Cat he v, from Bethel; Mrs. Chester
fogburn. Mrs. 1-rank ( ogburn arid
Mrs, (:. S. h reel, from (.anion.
r rederick II. Marlev, Jr., of Wav
nesville, has heen named to the or
chestra committee for the Senior
(lass Dance in Columbia College.;
Marlev is a member of the orches
tra and the .Columbia Concert Band.
He has the distinction of holding a
Columbia Honor Scholarship.
corporate entity. The business and
the properties of The Champion f ibre
Company have been transferred to
The Champion Paper and Fibre Com
"There will be no change in pohev,
in mnagement, or in -.personnel and the
business at Canton will continue to be
operated as in the past, but carried
on by and in the name of The Cham
pion Paper and Fibre Company, Can
-"We. trust that we may continue to
merit the confidence of our friends and
that the pleasant relations that have
heretofore existed between us may
be continued without interruption."
TO SPEAK HERE FRIDAY
wum h'.m p'u ' ht nit n"'LryT'"nfri i i 1
I 7 v s
Is V I
- jKfc.;t';.?.. J
I 4 N I
' .s-( -' .' ' ;"i
Hit. I It k I". C.lt Ml M
To Hear Dr. (iraham
Here Friday. Night
I'tTsidenl Of Fnivt'isity To Ap
pear HH"ore Alumni From
'I hi t'f Count ics
I-rank P. Graham, pi evident o the
I 'Diversity of North I are ma. is to ho
the prill ipal speaker at a meeting in
Wavnesville October Li.'ird of alunini
of the University of North Carolina.
The Hay wood-Jack son Swain Alumni
( lub. ol which William Mcdtord id
Wavnesville. is piesident. is sponsor
ing t he meet ing.
Meeting will be held at Masonic
Temple beginning at 7:!t0..
University alumni groups e.usto'
inarilv meet each lail on Ictolier 1 Jt b.
which' is celebrated as University
Dav, com me mora t ing t be aniuvesarv
of the laying of the coriier-stolic of
Old Past building. 1 his building,
stul m use on the ( Impel llul campus,
is the oldest state university building
in America. I he University of Geor
gia,, chartered a few veaiy before the
University of North Carolina, actu-
VCH I S
begin operat ion unt il
after students and fac-
had been at
On the basis
claim to the
work in ( hnpc!
of this priority.
N'ort h ( 'arolina,
title of "oldest
( hapel Hill alumni, of the three
Mountain counties postponed their
usual University Day meeting until
October 2.ird m order that President
Graham could be with them for the
meeting. A large attendance of alum
ni from the three counties is expect
ed. There are approximately Del
alumni in the three-county organiza
tion. Havwood having the largest
number with followed by Jackson
with 41 and Swain with .'It.
((Mirers of the Havwood-.lai kson
Swam I lub are William Medford.
W avnesville. president : llug-h Mease.
Canton; Dan K. Moore. Sylva, 'anil
Dr. Kelly. Iv Bennett. Ilrysoii City,
vi e presidents, and Whitner Prevost.
Dr. S. P. Cav Is
Head Of District
I he sixteenth annual meeting of
the fiifrt district of the North Car-'
olina Di ntal .Society was held in Ashe
ville on Mondav. with around 1(11;
dentists representing the .2.1 counties
west of Catawba county, attending.
Dr. S. P. Gay, of this city, was in
stalled president, and was also in
charge of the program. Many of the
delegates arrjveJ in Asheville Sunday
afternoon and enjoyed golf, and re
mained f)ver until Tuesday. The morn
ing and afternoon of Mondav was do- i
voted to the reading of technical pa- i
pers, with a banquet on Mondav
Dr. F. L. Hunt, of Asheville, was
the master of ceremonies at the ban
quet, with Clarence N. Walker, of
the Wachovia Bank as the principal
The fact that more than 2.000 owp
are producing milk within the limits
of New York City was presented as
a item of interest last week at the
milk dealers convention held in At
lantic City. The information wps
given by New "Vork's health commis
sioner, who has charge of the license
each cow owner must have. Of this
number 112 are "family cow" whose
product is consumed only bv the
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ferguson, of
Raleigh, who were called here on
account of the death of the formers
father, t.ie late Murray Ferguson,
have returned home.
Mr. Sammv Bushneli and Mr. John
Queen, Jr., were among those attend
ing the game in Durham on Saturday.
Plan Big Rally In
.Mrs. E. L. McKee. A. Hall John
son and John M. Queen Will
Haywood Democrats plan to fire
their "big guns" at a barbecue rally
in Canton. Saturday of this week, with
a barbecue supper slated as a feature
of the festival event.
The rally is being spotu-ored by
the Beaverdam township executive
committee and the young Democrats
of Beaverdam, and plans are being
made to take care of the largest crowd
of voters to assemble in the county in
The program will get underway at
,'i:.'!0 o'clock in the high school audi
torium, w hen M rs. 10. L, McKee, Dem
ocratic candidate for State Senator
from the Ain, Senatorial district will
speaK. inis r-ession ol i ne program
will be served to all who
the athletic lield. In the
rain the school cafeteria wil
The second program of. the day in
the auditorium will liegin at 7:o0, at
which time Hon. A. Hall Johnson, state
senator, of Asheville and Solicitor
John M. yueeii, of V a vnosvi ,1c, wi l
be the prinicpal speakers, Other
notable Democrats on the evenings
program will bv W . Roy brancit", a.-i-sistunt
discricl attorrn v. W. G. Byers,
clerk ot the Superior ( ourt; t . A.
Cogburn. ( anton wdice court judge,
Peeves, mayor of (anion,
John I'- Calif, Democratic,
ssman .ebulon Weaver is
to attend the rally, but will
speak, as he is scheduled for
I not likely
a radio talk Saturday night.
Music for the occasion will be furn
lehed bv the So. o Gap string band
and the Parker Brothers (piartet.
Those in charge of thi' rally are:
W W. Pless, (iudger Bi vsoli, C. h. :
Cole W . ('- Mynn. It. I). Coleman, and
S- (' Wood. C. J. Mc( racken, presi
dent of Hie Beaverdam Township'
doling Democratic club, is also a
member of the committee.
I he cotnruiUee in charge of sup
pi i is ( L C-lt, Hi iry Plott, ( (
Medford, Lidgo Morgan, A. M. Blay
lock, Lee McKlialh, anj J'erry Cog
lis could be I
only ally of
its kind in
Hon. Clyde Jarrett
Wil! Speak Here On
irge Met lure, of ( anton. cam
paign manager for Clyde. II. Jarrett,
ol Andrews, Republican candidate fo
( ongress in the lith District, has
ninile arrangements for Mr. Jarrett
to address the voters of Haywood
county on Monday afternoon October
the UtVh.'at 2:'M) o'clock, in the court
On the evening of the same day
Mr. Jarrett will speak at 7:. 10 at
the Maggie school house.
To Speak Ilere 29th
Late yesterday afternoon it was
learned bv W. Koy 1' ranewy that Sen
ator Robert R. Reynolds would speak
at the court house in Waynesville on
Ihursdav, October 2'Jth, at two o'clock.
A large crowd is expected to hear
Senator Reynolds, as this is his first
public appearance m Haywood, other
than at the Press Association in July,
in several years.
Complete details if the program
will be given in next week's issue:
Spring Must Be Near
J. R. Grasty, of the Ratcliff Cove
community, has found some dogwood
blooming on his farm, and is at a
ls to know just what it all means.
Mr. Grasty said that if it were in the
spring that he would know it was
time to plant corn, but since it is the
2-'nd of October he just can't figu-e
it a 1 out.
The blooms were discovered about
three week ago, and are still bloom
injf The Weather
Wednesday 70 49
Friday C.4 58
Saturday .. i4. 45
Sunoay , f.1 . 33
Monday 70 35
W. p. Smith, official weather observer.