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The Waynesville Mountaineer
Published In The County Seat of Haywood Ccunty At The Eastern Entrance oj The Great Smokv Mountains National Park
WAYNESVILLE, N. C., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1938
$1.50 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
On Par With That
Of Last Summer
Check l P hows Slight Increase
In Revenue, And A Lime
Drop In Patrons
, oIu-mvs comparisons each
'"' r "caoii relative to the num
LUrf tourists visiting Waynesville
,.h vicinity. The records of the
fecal post enice . - -
t ..rriviny at some idea of a
to comparison with previous years
I"-' n..ll V.ao furnished
ome fit-'i"- that snoW JUSl T C
casn x.f compares with that
'f'c'.unt was made last year of
' ,.wt the 16th to August the
. . "a compared with records kept
this year from August, me iui.ii iu
the l'fth. '' ' '
(In a daily average 01 last jcn
m-i 'sons called at the general de-
. , nilnw. wniie iuo uri suua
iallell this year in the given time. The
numbi'i of. letters handled mrougn
,hc machine totaled 000 ox iu
war as against 3625 this year.
Th tamn window shows a drop.
o,...i,...w there were not so many pic-
tuie post cards and letters written
During the period desig
nated 4t'l persons bought stamps, as
. "jpinst 382. calling at the window
this vear, during the period given.
At the money order window b4
called in an average day last year,
uM,. J!i wiis the record of 38. The
money orders however totaled more
this year, with $14,419.83 as compared
to '$12,920,68 of '37.
The total receipts for the month
'of August last year were $2,474.46
and this year they amounted to
Which altogether.- despite the gen
eral opinion that the month of Au
gust showed a deficiency, the above
ficures would indicate that a small
increase might be counted for the
month. - -'
The Morning After A Night Of Canning Green Beans
Abel Named Ford
Agent For Area
Abel's .Garage has been named ex
clusive agents for Ford cars in Way
nesville and vicinity, it was an
nounced officially this week.
Albert Abel, owner, has returned
from a district meeting of Ford
dealers, and reported: "Things are
looking better in the automotive in
dustry. Just what the new models
will be, we don't know, but everyone
if looking for a brisk business this
The local concern has the recogni
tion of carrying the most complete
Mock of genuine Ford parts to be
found in all of Western North Carolina.
The modern showroom will be used
to display several different types of
rars, Mr. Abel said.
Quiet Meeting Monday
The n. 1 . .
---.. uajnuuu ouniy rsoara 01
wmmissioners met in regular ses
P with routine matters, dealing U a
"rge extent with road petitions from
'annus sections of the county.
- 01 tax complaints were
Heard, . and several persons seeking
ld Presented their cases.
Al The Expiration Date On
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A reppnf i . . ' . .
1 . . wuige m personnel and
lation aneous change in the circu
' office "ystem in The Mountaineer
fcr;.ty have Permitted some er
L'Yhe mailing list
nscienn , Q Pamstakingly and
sciennously to avoid mistakes in
after c but We are hnmn.
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fthin'tJiw! d 1104 heat from yu
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I I Above is a view of 4,445 cans of . ; :? 1
!f " i beans, which were canned in one night 2flV'
s 1 '
1 i I at the Haywood Mutual Tanner, at " l - v '
t " HazelwoiMl. Some of the cans me I0sv1 fJ'!',V . '
- -J jefVy Mill in the steel baskets in which they
V fit '" ' I'i Hie cooked. In the background can ' .f-
V'; l" acks of ca.-s, ready for the
I ;H .house... .;-W
V'ji O , s 'i'-i On the right is J. E. Bail, general f ; , .
1 :fl manager of the Land O The Sky M X .'V
"1' M , I Association, and on the left is Frank VvV-N v
' V: WvSi-,i-f'. I I Davis, manager of the Haywood Can-
ill I I l IIMM I ' lltlh'l .11 . Ilf Hill IMmLiII
Business And Professional
Men Endorse PWA Proposal
65,000 Trout To
Be Planted Soon
In Pisgah Streams
With the lowering of temperature
of the waters of the l'isgah ranger
district stocking ef tisli becomes a
major job. 5,0OO trout of rainbow
and brook species will be planted this
fall, Several thousand brown trout
w ill be planted, on South Mills Hiver.
The wei'k of September l! to Septem
ber 10 will be 'spent in stocking North
Mills Kiver below the reservoir with
-'.olKi rainbow trout, these fish are
from seven to eight inches long and
have been marked by the clipping of
Brook trout over six inches in
length are to be planted in the waters
of 1'igeon Kiver this month. A great
er distribution of fish is antipat
eI than ever before by stocking, some
of the smaller streams. The fish will
lie marked as follows: Those lis h put
ill the left prong of Pigeon Kiver will
have the left vertical fin clipped; the
lish put in the middle fork will have
the adipose I'm cut; and the fish put in
I the right hand prong w ill have the
ight ventral (in clipped.
The North Fork of French Broad
ami the Davidson Kiver will soon be
planted w ith several thousand trout I
the rainbow and the brook
All stocked lish should ol
'gal size by the next lishiiig
tain a 1(
11 Men I'rtfinj; Citizens To Vote
For Sewer line And Water
.Business and profess
the community made
dorseiiieiH yesterday of
to construct a sewer Inn
ional men of
a public en
' from Hazel-
wood to a point below Lake Juna
luska, and to install un adequate
water system. The forty-one signers
to a page advertisement, appearing
in this newspaper, net only endorse!
the movement, but
voters of the
Many Cash Prizes
Being Offered At
Flower Show Here
Show Will lie Held Next Tues
day On Main Street; Dahlias
Will lie Shown
Haywood Cannery Ends Successful Year
With 170,000 Pounds Of Beans Canned
In Park Breaks
More People From Ohio In Park
Last Month Than From
Beans From Haywood Cannery
In Great Demand On Mar
ket; Quality Is Stressed
A total of 158,944 persons visited
Smokev Mountains Na
tional Park during August in 45,911
vehicles. This is an increase of 4
per cent over August of last year,
and a 15 Der cent increase over July
of this year. Travel for August was
the greatest in the history f the
park, with August of last year being
the previous high figures.
Each checking station recorded
'mnro "foreiim" visitors than com
bined visitors from the local state 01
TotiniiQM Ann North Carolina. The
highest percentage was recorded at
the Smokemont entrance wnere 00
per cent of the visitors enetring wero
from states other than Tennessee ana
North Carolina. The total for the
month showed 62 per cent of the vis
itors from "foreign" states. For tre
current travel year to date (October
1, 1937 through September, 30, 1938)
51 per cent of the park's visitors were
from "foreign states!
Visitors came from 47 states, the
District of Columbia, Hawaii, the
Canal Zone, and the Bahamas, Cuba,
England, and two provinces of Can
ada, Ontario and Quebeck.
States in numer of visitors: (1)
Tennessee, (2) Ohio, (3) North Caro
lina, (4) Illinois, (5) Indiana, .(6)
By Hilda Way Gwyn.
How do you like your beans cooked?
Do you like them boiled in clear wa
ter, with a pinch of salt, put over the
heat a short while and retain that
green fresh look, then have them but
tered when ready to serve, as they
do North of the Mason and Dixon
Maybe you like them boiled and a
cream sauce poured over them. Or
maybe you like them put on early in
the morning, with a " streak of lean
and a streak of fat," and cooked three
or four hours, until they have that
shinny look that the bacon fat gives
them Southern style. Perhaps you
go one better and crave the traditional
(Continued on back page)
Expert In Water
Rates Coming Here
To Analyze Costs
A crew of clerical workers began
this morning compiling data from the
books of the Waynesville water de
partment, in preparation for W. H.
Newelle, an expert in establishing
water rates, who will arrive here Mon
day morning to make an analysis of
the local water rates.
Mr. Newelle is employed by the
North Carolina league of Municipal
ities, of which Waynesville is a mem
The system used by Mr. Newelle in
making analysis of water rates is
accurate in every detail, it was
pointed out by town officials here
Voice Ite PeofUe
Should the towns of Waynesville
and Hazelwood accept the proposal of
PWA and remove the sewerage from
J. W. Seaver, engineer Yes, it will
soon be obliged to do so. Why not
accept the $100,000.00 while we can
get it? ;
Missing Student From
Mt. Sterling Returns
The boy from Mt. Sterling who
j ; v. - .lr Hisnnnearance
maue sutu m-"- 11
from the Waynesville Township High
. m 1 1 A waaIt hot
school on his nrst aay w
1.., 1 nt ; now hard at work,
entering into the life of the school.
Hugh Massie, merchant "By all
means yes. wen probaDiy never get
another opportunity to get a gift of
$100,000, and the rest on nch' easy
terms. The Lake is the biggest asset
Waynesville has at present time.
Bill Chambers, Hazelwood Yes, I
think it should be done at this time.
Walter Crawford, lawyer "The
towns can get by with half the cost
now that it would take at a later
date. It would be disastrous to delay.
If we are going to be a tourist cen
ter, we hae to be ready."
Chas. E. Ray, Jr.--Definitely yes.
(1) It has been established by court
action that polation of Richland Creek
must cease and this is the responsi
bility of Waynesville and Hazelwood.
(2) The PWA grant and loan provide
the cheapest money that the towns
can hope to obtain. Delayed action
will mean greater cost later. (3)
Lake Junaluska is a big asset to Hay
wood county and when freed from
the handicap of having its Lake pol
luted, it is bound to grow inte a much
bigger community and mean more
business to us. (4) While the rela
tionship may not be direct, the re
cent announcement in regard to
building of the Parkway into Soco
Gap, the completion of the state
highway into Cherokee from Soco, and
the opening of the Park next spring,
mean that Junaluska along with all
of Haywood county will develop rap
idly, and make a clean lake indispen-
sible. . ':'.' ;
The annual How'r show which w
sponsored by the (larden Department
of the Woman's (Hub, will be held on
Tuesday the 13th in the building
formerly '.occupied, by KaifT's depart
ment store, next to Stovall's Five and
Teh.: The show is being hetd later
this year in order that the dahlias
may be at their height of beauty.
Mrs. John M. Queen, Mrs. C. F.
Kirkpatiick, Mrs. ('. N'.'Si.sk, and Mrs.
George Kunze are the members of
the committee in charge of arrange
menus. All persons wishing any
information relative to entering ex
hibits in the show are asked to com
municate with any of the committee,
The exhibitors will be required to
have all entries in and arranged in
place by 1 1 o'clock, as the show will
be opened to the public at that hour.
The following is the prize list:
Grand sweepstakes prize, to the per
son winning the most individual
1 Largest display of dahlias grow
in Haywood County, basket (present
ed by J. B. Ivey.)
2 Best vase or basket of dahlias,
five or more colors, basket.
3 Best display of pompoms ..... $1 .00
4 Best combination of two or
more varieties of flowers .... 1.00
5 Best collection of gladioli . .. .60
(i IV-st collection of giant
zinnias .. ..-
7 Best collection of dwarf
zinnias .. ..
8 Best collection of calendulas
9 Best collection of nasturiums
10 Best collection of marigolds,
are liiguinir the.
community to vote fa
vorably for the projects in the com
The advertisement, concludes with
the statement: "The community can
not iilVor.l to vote down these all
important issues, because our futmu
growth, and health safeguards are at
stake, and perhaps never again will
we be tendered a gift of $100,01)0 for
this work. A vote for the issues, will
be for community progress and as
surance of better health eoi.uliti.ni-"
Those signing die endorsement rep
resent nil phases of community life.
and every section of the mon ..;... 1
y the proposed sewer and water im
Waynesville voters will go to the
polls on Friday, September. Ill, mid
Hazelwood will vote on the followim.'
Tuesday, September 20th.
'IM .... .....
1 nere was a iieeidt d increase v
interest manifested this week ill Hi
coining (lections. .'Citizens were dis
cussing the points freely.
The question has to be voted on
because of a recent law, and no time
can be lost, if the proposal of PWA
is accepted. The plan, as presented
and approved by PWA, is that a
direct gift of $100,227 will be given
the communities, provided the two
towns furnish $122,500 for the con
struction of the sewer line. The
amount to be provided by the towns,
would b: loaned by the government
at four per cent over a period of
The plan is to take the sewerage
from Richland Creek, and make it a
sanitary stream. It was staled here
yesterday, by an authority,' that th
average flow of water in Richland
Creek is less today than five years
ago; while at the same time, the area
served by the creek has shown sub
stantial increase in nonulation. with
indications of more dense population
during the next few years. The query
was advanced as to whether or not
the creek, within a few years, could
properly carry off all the raw sewer
age of the community.
To Meet On 16th
At Bethel School
giants ... .. ..
11 Best collection of marigolds,
12 -Best collection of asters ....
13 Best collection of roscg
14 Best colection of snapdragons
15 -Best collection of pinks ......
16 Best collection of phlox ......
17 r-Best collection of scabiosia
18 -Best collection of Verbena ..
19 Best collection of wild flow
ers .. .. .. ........... .......
The Masons of the forty-first .Masonic--'
district,., comprising all the
lodges in Haywood county, will hold
their annual district meeting on Sep
tember Kith, in the hall Of Sonoma
lodge at Wood row.
There will be an afternoon session
beginning at 4:30 o'clock which will
be under the direction of the Grand
Secretary, John H. Anderson, of Ral
eigh. This will be followed by a
basket picnic at six o'clock spread on
the grounds of the Bethel High school.
The evening session will convene at
7:30 o'clock at which time the Grand
Master of Masons in North Carolina,
Harry T. Patterson, of Wilmington,
will address the assmbled brethren.
This being the only meeting of its
kind to be held in the district during
the year, it is expected to draw other
llistihguished visitors and a large
attendance of the members, according
o D. K. Medford, District Deputy
Grand Master, Forty-first District.
Clyde H. Ray, Sr. No.
Trails Being Built
In Sherwood Forest
The Forest Service will start trail
maintenance on the Sherwood today.
Forest Guard William Green and a
crew of local men will maintain trails
on the" Sherwood Game Refuge during
the month of September. These
trails will be opened up to aid in fire
suppression work as well as recre
ational use. .
S. C. Welch has returned to New
Orleans, after spending ten days in
town as the guest of his aunt, Mrs.
J. Howell Way.
Four New Houses
Carpenters are rushing to comple
tion, four houses, belonging to C. N.
Allen, Hazelwood business man. The
houses are being built on the prop
erty known as the McCracken place
above Hazelwood on the Fairviev
road. The site the houses are bcin
built on demands one of the bes
Views of the valley in the area.
Mr. Allen said that all four places
had already been rented, and that he
had applications on a waiting list.
Mr. and Mrs.' Carroll Bell tad as
their guests during the ' past week
Mr. and Mrs. Doyle Driver fcnd Ever
ett Land, of Norfolk, Va., Lee Sal
mons, of Winston-Salem and Roland
Payne, of Charlotte. .-..'