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The Wayne sville Mountaineer
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Euslern Ertrcnce oj The Great Smokv Mountains National Park
First National To
Of Banking House
rnE.uip-nt er Vault
Added At Eearly Date
. ve interior remodeling
Vu'Im underway at the First
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j. was learneu i "
,f directors nave i
rt-w and modern fix-
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tO' rt.V u k . .....arrflnirwl. LuW
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WAYNESVILLE, N. C THURSDAY, AK.IST 18, li;?8
$1.50 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
Following Haywood Farm and Home Tour With A Camera 2 Men Awaiting
Pictured here, are fifteen . J ,.. 1 1 If 1 C
,n ,-minters with aium-
raUintrf will be used insten.1 oi
i ..1..., k.r, lt fllV H
a ivn'ract nas ai?u
...i i.n'i v vault ami "-
. i, v. varying in sue n
; thi-i't ai
to 4 inches. At
only 75 boxes avail
will be the latest
be of 18-inch ie-in-
ttoi of the bank made a
r. :':x s-'tate recently look-
holdings and fixtures, and
lT making this tour that
I . the style fixtures to
h..;:- remodeling program,
was made available as
,:' the program.
Plnnnpd Here or
Labor Day Events
JO Piece Hand, Two Ball Games,
Parade, -Mutt Parade, And
Athletic Events On
"Bigger and better than ever" is
the .theme the Labor uay commuiec
is working en in making plans for
the annual celebration here Septem
ber fifth, according to ''Bill" Cham
h.r I'.r.i-ral chairman.
At a meetinir of the merchants
In. 'Monday nitrht. it was voted to
have cars and trucks in the parade,
which will be featured this year with
a mutt parade, and the 40-piece band
from Spruce Pine.
The parade will get underway at
ten o clock, forming, at the Hotel
fimiltin. and the line of march will
btim Main street, and across to Boyd
avenue and then down Brown avenue
to the Hazelwood athletic field, where
:ke Spruce Pine ball team will meet
the Hazelwood Manufacturers.
In the afternoon, a soft ball game
between the business men of Hazel
vod ami Wavnesville will take place,
j'ftther with other athletic events,
cik.1i tiii..iifii.ui. nnit nnmprnnq
The merchants were enthusiastic
ver the plans as presented by the
committee, and went on record pledg
ir.g 100 per cent support of the pro-
The committee in charge of the
plans for the celebration consists of
Wm. Chambers, chairman, Frank
Compton, Harrv Lee Liner, C. N. Al
len. C. E. Weatherby, LeRoy Davis,
Rebut Hugh Clark, R. V. Erk, White
ner Pievost, C. M. Dicus, and M. H.
in Re-electing 3
To County Places
Formal re-eWtinn fnr onnthpf
5'ear was made of R. R. Smithwick
as county agent, Miss Mary Margaret
Smith as home demonstrator, and J,
V- Allison, as forester, by the board
' commissioners here Monday.
Matters of routine, and numerous
fnad petitions demanded the remain
der of the commissioner's time for the
A 1U1V f(,r k C l ...
Wil court was drawn.
scenes made on the farm and
home tour last Friday.
1 Assistant county agent
Corpening with legs cross
ed, is shown talking over the
loud speaking system explain
ing a demonstration. On his
rierht is County agent Smith
wick, and behind him is Al
2 This is the Guy Cham
bers farm, Iron Dutf, and Mr.
Chambers (center) is look
ing directly into the camera.
Part of the 103 cars in the
tour can be seen in the back
3 Time out was taken to
eat watermelon at the Weaver
Cathey farm, on Pigeon. Here
is proof that there were many
women on the tour and
many liked watermelon.
4 Part of the group look
ing at the three tat calves
on the Giiiver Abel ii'.in, in
5 Some of the 57 entries
in the mare-colt show on the
Crabtreo school yard.
G (3 rover Abel pointing to
istant hill, showing the
grout) a I'inionstratioii ot
triple phosphate on a pasture
7 -Three well known Hay
wood farmers, as they chat
ted at Crabtree just after
lunchnete the contented
ook on their luces left to
right A. ',. Baldwin, White
Oak; A. ( . Walker, rabtree;
and Lee V. Rogers, Clyde
i.One of the entries in
the colt show. The man with
ar ms folded is W . C. Kirk
patrick, Clyde route one, and
the man at the colt's head is
Lawrence Walker, Lake
9 Almost all of John Rog
ers is shown astride his prize
winning mare. Mr. Rogers
lives on Clyde route one.
inJubilant over the suc
cess of the tour, county agent
Smithwick looks over the
11 The camera followed J.
L. Rietzel, new assistant
County agent, around for an
"unposed" picture, and when
he got still the sun was shin
ing in the camera, hence the
12 The prize winning colt,
owned by W. C. Kn kpati lck,
who is shown on his mate
holding the reins to the colt.
13 Not unlucky by any
means, although picture num
ber 13, is the two-weeks-old
colt belonging to Glenn C.
Palmer, Crabtree. The little
fellow was very obliging, and
posed like a veteran, with
raised ears and all.
14-Guy C hambers, driv
ing, looks at an assistant
shoveling lime into the linio
spreader for the crowd to
see just how it is done on his
V'on Duff farm.
15Another line-up of the
prize winning animals at
All the pictures were taken
by the editor of The Moun
w. AC-"?i.i' lri Y 'B'Ct .av iYfri
Ikibby Sloan Taken To Gretw
ville, Tenn., At Point Of Pis
tol Saturday Nigh
Members of The Mountaineer staff
"Me the -third annual farm tour last
, 'a5'v .and in this issue present
r day's work. .
Hil.ia Way Gwyn, took special note
in m women and their part m
we tour.'; ' , ;
n" Abe- d'd likewise as far as
Pble, with 5h.s. Abe along. Any
, ,e got a good storv.
J editor. wrote his story with a
tri'f tnr"-' er.joyed the day, and have
. ''st they can to give our
imn, pictures and words, what
"".sta them most.
i , .........Bijiaj'iisn... memm i
1 1 ...ifff-ii. ' '7 " r- r, - -. "':' ", .
Carl Head, 24, and Wilfwd
haffcy, 20, both of WaynesvilW
main in the Groeneville, Tenn.,
because'' of failure to make bonal eii
$5,0(10 each, and are awaiting ti.
trial the last of September in tilt -lederal
court, at which time they '1 1
face charges of forcing Hobby Slow.
20-year-oltl son of Hugh J. Sloan, m.
the point of a gun, to take them ..
Greeiu'Ville, late last Saturday mgta...
l-i'deral invest igatois entered 11
case a U'w hours alter it iHcairn
known the men had forced Sloan U
go across the slate line. Une of Ui'.
investigators was luiv Monday irn
Milting with police and other peop.i
111 the town. I'.obby alleinlcd tl'i
hearing in Grceiieville Tuesday,
doe .Sloan, a brother ol l!i.H'.
had borrowed a pistol lieloui'-
nig to Head. Saunday night, wls'i
the two Moan brothers were at tl.J
7 ( lull dance, Head asked .Joe Sloal
(o rctiiin the gun which was nt. Vli
n homo. liobbv ol'lierilicK- n'-
unreered to drive to the home, a sKift
tanee away, and get the wewijiin
ad ami Mcliall'cy accoinpiirit'
v in t he Sloan car.
Head and MehaH'cy were under if i
inllutince of liquor all I he w hile, J.
I lie gun was icliirned to Head, aim'
three drove back to the Sulpliui
Springs road, and as Sloan started :,
turn to go back to the 'dance' hail.
ad pushed tht iristol in Sloan's huIc
and ordered that lie drive in the opi.'
sile direct ion.
'I his was about ten o'clock, I
alter driving about town a bit, Httu'i
ordered Sloan to drive towards New
port. Sloan did as ordered, it raj
drove with the pistol rammed in he
side until they reached I)el!wwi.
1 here MehafTey took the wheel ar.i:1
drove (he car on toward Grcenoviih
Sloan, in relating the experience at'
this point, said: "While Head and Mr -
Ifev were ariruinir over the situa
tion (out of gas) 1 jumped from tf.-
and ran to a rieighhorlng house,
family summoned G'reenrville of-
icers, who later arrested Head and
hatlev. walkinir inside the oil-.
Hugh .1. Sloiin, accompanied bv
( Inef Slringfield went to Greeueviln
Sundav and accompanied Bobby
lioine. 'I he Sloans have not, nor will
they file any charges. The federal
agents have charge of the case, a!i
II make ail charges, since it wa
kidnapping, aiid also theft of a
r, il was pointed out.
When Head and Mchaffcy wire ar-
( onlinued on bark page)
Killed In Plane
Crash On Pacific
Ralph Thomas Carter, aviation
chief ordinance man, who was
one of the three aviators killed on
Monday when their torpedo bomb
er crashed near San Diego, Calif.,
while on a routine flight, is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. Steve Carter,
of Waynesville, who came heie
to reside eleven years ago f i om
Williamson, West Va.
The body of young Carter uu
San Diego tomorrow, anu
reach here Tuesday, run
services will be held at the
of his wires parents, .mi..
Mrs. Will Ford, in Clyde.
Burial will follow in the Bona
Carter is survived by nis
and one child, his parents,
'.istei. Miss Veina Cartel,
of Waynesville, and one brother,
Paul Carter, of Youngstown,
'FIR KM KN AT CONVENTION',.
1 Lloyd Phillips and Lawrence Kerley,
! represented the Waynesville fire de
partment at the annual state firemen's
! convention in New Bern last week,
i at which time 1,100 firemen were pres
More Than 500 Take Part
In Farm and Home Tour
hi your tipunov, should the xtate sales, tax be -runUniud or irixahd!
Crovcr Abclt farmeneattle raiser,
Cantov, route two "The sales tax
seems fair, and I believe it is a good
thing. In my opinion, we should keep
. I ship-ued."
,. Justice, farmer. Pigeon Toufn
"I think it should be contin-
people who do not have the money.
This tax could only be fair and jst
if it came from the people who have
SM LL FIRE DMGE
A roof fire did about S3 damage to
the home of B. Q McC.acktn on
Main street here Monday. .
T, H enrrr Cathey, farmer,. Pigeon
Township "I think the sales tax is
the fairest tax there is, and that we
ought to keep it." . .
Frank Davis. Mavaaer Hazelwood
Cannery and farmer "I feel that the
tax is rendering a great service, but
R. G. Coffey, Merchant, H aynesvdle
"The present law should be am
mended so the tax could bo charged to
the retail merchants by wholesalers,
with same applying to all jobbers
shipping into North Carolina. The
present plan makes unpaid tax col
lectors out of merchants, yet it does
;et a tax from many who would other
wise not pay any. It doesn't seem like
we can do away with the tax because
nronertv owners cant be Duraeneo;
la A: IO .lv.-.i, r " j c- - " r- - .
I think it is coming from a class of w:;th any more taxe.
Everyone Well Pleased With
Third Annual Tour Among
Haywood County Farm
I race Church To
.. Sunday will matk the sixtieth utidi- .
versary of the "(ilacC Church in tl.e
.Moiiritains" here, and will be .bst-.v-ed
bv a special service at eleve;.
o'clock, with 'Bishop.' Robert K. Gritv
bin in charge.
The foundation stone of the
church was laid or) August 20-.h,.
The sjiecial service will be one of
Thanksgiving and in commemoration
of the Diamond Jubilee.
An offering of two thousand dol
lars will be sought, with which to pay
off the indebtedness of the parish.
The bishop will also conduct a con
firmation service at eleven o'clock.
Various .phases of agricultural and
home life in Haywood county were
studied bv more than 500 farmers,
farm women and business men who
went on the farm and home tour con-1
dueled .Fridav bv the county agent's j
office in co-operation with civic groups !
of the county.
The tour was a1 success from every
angle. The attendance was up to
expectations, the weather ideal, and
the proiects visited by the five hun
dred were most impressive, and worth
while. AH the time was not spent in look
ing over projects and demonstrations,
by no means. At the very first stop,
the crowd was invited to a watermelon
feast on the lawn of Weaver Cathey.
(Continued on back page)
lite. lAJeaUtel deposit
H. M. HALL, Official Observer
Aug. Max. Min. Free.
11 86 ',4 . 014
12 85 . f,2 . . 0.0 1
13 : 82 f8 . :'
14 80 58 0.'
15 87 ; CO C.-
10 86 CO
17 - '87;'."' ' ; 50 '.; o.orv
Mean maximum -
Mean minimum ................. .Po.r
Mean for week . - -7:2.?-
High for week Ta
Low for week . -'5 '
Above August normal 2T
Precipitation for week O.JTi'
Precipitation since Aug. 1st 1
Below August normal WT
Precipitation for year 3fM:
Deficiency for year .............. ... 1.-