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Fhe Waynesville Mountaineer
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance oj The Great Smokv Mountains National Park
nru YEAR NO. 44
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WAYNESVILLE, N. C. THURSDAY. NOYEMHER 10, 1938
$1.50 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
peps, ffffi. in pfiTisw n n m n rfin a
i - r
formal Opening Ot Pet's
Jew Milk Plant Will Be
Staged All Next Week
,i . Will He
r.t; ft'K, r un
of Pet Dair
here for all nc.t
JjK'iate plans nave uini uj.upia-
f.rthi' formal opeiwng 01
; modern ,nuw I 1
.. . ,
house will be observe-:! uany
..8 a.m. M S p. in., from Monday
Saturday, . with free lee
ill who matte cue mspec-
i, according to r red 11. ' earout,
. , ,, ,
V first three days oi ine ween,
ool children will be brought to the
, , . 1 K.. A I
Lit ill special cuariereu uusses. jut,
ircut said that he expected o,000
ton to go through the plant dur
the three-day period.
n Thursday morning, a special
mi t t.
,'M 01 1 no :uouuiaiueei- win ue
dished, giving in news stories and
:ms, a complete history of dairy-
h in Haywood County up to the
sent time. Some 15 persona are
rutin? speeial articles for this
:mi. I'hotograpns trora several
tions of the county together with
;jy of Pa's new plant will be used
Jb Thursday aiternoon, at 2:30, in
high school auditorium, a free
ktric-dairy products 'cooking
ool will be staged, with Mrs. Joe
.w conducting the school. She
b formerly : home leconomist for
It leading power companies in th
A and has worked in a similar
N with Mr. Yearout hefoi-P nnil
enthused over being able to
ice her to come here for the school.
k ichool will be sponsored by Pet
k Products Company and Martin
, cooking school , will also be
W on Friday., but. thivtv minute.
-ker-2:00 at the hie-h Rrhnnl.
fUl door priaes will hp nwiv).
teach session nf th ,,!.-.
'PMing today, voting will begin
to "Milk Keauty Queen." There
we contestants, each sponsored
local -organization, and every
atioii b that the campaigning will
t a par with primarv noliti.u.1
ft Ballot ...in u.. r
"' ue caps irom any
m Products and must be de
fa m the special boxes in the
''' ''ai k Theatre
No Plans Made
Tomorrow will be the first obser
vance of Armistice Day as a national
holiday. There is no special pro
gram planned in the town.
The stores will be open as usual,
while the First National Hank and the
local post office will close in observ
ance of the occasion.
In the evening the members or the
American Legion and their families
will assemlo at the Legion home and
will celebrate the day with an oyster
supper with an informal program following.
487-Pound Bear Killed Near Here
C Of C. Named
President And Other
Will Be Named A I
tL. xLlf$'$il$t., feiiiiTiMfflSfcf jtasf
Light Vote Cast In
Gain Over 1 936 Margin
;'t next week will h
o votes which
the box of the
mi n.ivl IT. ,;,....
JO II. 1' ;n.h
6e Candidate ,(,; .u
:" iJl he . 6
yueen in an
Sn31l0non the stage 'of
"ik Theatre n.,(- e.ji... 6. .7
o'clock u l lluy nignt
. "HOCK. llm- .,iv,,.. :n
e !'i i , i""ovi mi re-
w . anl the ,(3ueen''
Th, . Vs l,i,ss to the thea-
.tstrm,,!, , v euing second
"U'IU 1 1 ll ...
. Vallot h,,v,... i.... , Itn An rli.i.r
ve been placed " : ;
The voting for directors of the
Chamber of Commerce closed on Tues
day afternoon at six o'clock and the
ballots were counted that night.
Sixteen members were to be selected,
and the results of the election are
eight members of the old board and
eight new ones, for the 19;i'J board.
The change in the method of voting
was gratifying to those in charge as
the vote east was around three times
as great as when taken at the annual
The newly elected board will as
sume office on January the 1st and
they will elect from their group the
president of the Chamber of Com
merce, the date of the election being
left to their discretion.
The following will represent in
dustry on the new board: Ben Colkitt,
L. M. Killian, Harry Lee Liner, and
It. L. Prevost.
The merchants will be represented
by W. A. Bradley . E. .1. Hyatt, and
Charles E. Hay, Jr.
The agricultural interests will have
. J. Allen and George Brown, Jr.
James I?. Boyd, M. H. Bowles, L. X.
Davis, Dr. S. P. Gay, and T. Troy
Wyche will represent the business and
The hotels and boarding houses will
be represented bv Paul Hyatt and
Mrs. James M. Long.
This party of lnin, .-, .- brii-ht -d..wn tin
uf Eagle Nest mountain last week, and are
ning started. The famous i'lott Iwar hound
and it was shot by Joe I'air.s, nf Ivy Hill
when the hunters arrived,
and Ralph Camnbe!! oi' Ivy
Wilson, of Va.vner.vil!e; and
the kill, (ic .lie-,- J. (nt
a tree on lla .el ! n k in
the nose ami aniuher re
K. L. 1'ri vo: t, u ho ee! ji.-d
lS7-pound bear on the noith side
hown here just before the skin
traded the bear for ,'ill ninnites,
The dog had the bear at bay
The hunters lueluded Mr. 1'airis, James Plot),
Hill; George H, I'lott. Vaughn I'latt, and Taylor
Kigirrald l'.nloe and Mr. StuvaM, of Svlva. Alter
l hi li
as the animal that cha.M'd him up
the nuiil itie.tt ion In in a (ear on
tne e:t renie left ol the picture is
Phut,, 1)11 o.HIV Ihi 1IS.
To the Democrats of llavnood
'1 desire to. express my sincere
and grateful appreciation to the
Democrats of Haywood County
for their loyal support and co
operation during the campaign
just closed. The line spirit of
loyalty that prevailed during the
campaign was an inspiration and
the work ami' counsel that I re
ceived .from the loyal Democrats
helped in a very material way to
conduct a Successful campaign
and to give fill Democratic nom
inees a nice majority.
"Your Democratic comradeship
was enjoyed and the days we
worked together were pleasant
ones, and will be remembered so
long as 1 shall live."
IV K. 'BROWN,
'hail man Democratic Executive
I'nolfifial Kelurns From 19 of
22 1'iecinds (Jives Demo
crats 2,.(); 'Majority
'JU' precincts in
night gave t In
one lead oyer
The total of
returns Iron It' of the
Haywood County lasi
Democrat a three to
all Republican candi-
Dirt To Move
Today On The
In Pisgah Woods
The Bear and Deer hunt in the
Pisgah National Forest got v.r.dor way
the first of the week with the first
block of 150 hunters taking to ihe
woods in search of venison or a leg
black bear. The first dav's hag came
J. R. Morgan, attorney for the
town of Waynesville, and William
Medford. attorney for Hazelwood,
spent last Friday in Atlanta, where
they had gone on officii business for
the two towns, relative to the ap
proval of the contract recently let to
Blythe Brother Company, of Char
lotte, for the construction of tlv
Wayncsville-IIazelwood outfall sewi r
Before leaving the PWA officii. '.s
in the Atlanta office assured them that
all matters were in proper form and
the project would be approved.
Since that time the town author
ities have been, notified of the ap
proval of the Atlanta oflice, and a
notice has been sent to the contrac
tors setting the official date for work
to begin today.
A number of local people are to ie
.employed on the project, which is to
take '.W0 working day: ' :r co'.nii'e
tion. Davis Leads Ticket
In Rockingham County ?i
More Second Crop
Apples On Display
Second crop- apples continued to
roll in this week, with D, 1 .layne.s,
of Dellwood, bringing in proof from
six varieties of trees.
Mr. Jayncs has been grow ing apples
for hf past 4(1 years and for the past
13 ye.'.rs has been RuIoMvmn 'or ft well
He claims that the second crops arc
due to wet summer and extremely diy
fall. All the varieties produced good
ciops the first time, he reported
The trees from which he brought '.n
si.i'.iph-s of his second crop were: li
on i:-d June. Yellow Flat, Early
Variety. Sweet Hough, Winter Ba
nal a. and Mammoth Black Twig.
Several Places In
Civil Service Open
According to local post office offi
cials ihe following opportunities for
uoverimient employment under civil
service examination are open:
I'nder communications operator
(Mir navigation) with a salary of
Harry Davis, native
county, now a resident
led the ticket as .one
i county commissioners el
I ingham county this vi
brother of County
I Frank Davis, who als.,
I this week to Ha vw ood,
of Hayw 1
of the live
e'en in Roek
i k. Ho is a
( 'i iii mi ..-i' un -vi.s
oh cte i
"i ii year, and assistant conimu-
a ..i -in eperator (air navigation)
with :. salary of $l,fi2(). ';
T!'" ( Maniinations close on 'Decern.-
i!i '1. A pplications mast he
with the manager, fifth I'. S.
Servne District, New Post
Hioldiring, Atlanta, rtn or before
lat''. For further intoriiiat ion
li t ne local post ullii (-..
a. nil .'
yuuv fit u. ,i
fiiatr.,,, 11 mealre,. and a box
""'Us d their sponsors
slr,,lso''el by Central
iiQa', ' '
A. J'- "red by Hazelwooo.
Mac Tl,. :,. -
libra.-,- '" Pn8oi-cd by high
Qzh' .;' '.
-'W.,:,-'. " :,n5'sp"o'-ed by
fka p."; ''"naorcd by Lake
I ' ctiviti,. ""I cnmax th
K li- '""Cs With ., , . .
wont n,..j ' series ot
"f'J in k-1; . . I
First Hand . .
Vo Gotten By ' '0,
tU'eeit ' -. : ' -1' .'
wp in J"day he records his
The second -block, went into the re
serve yesterday. A total of 1.40U
hunters are expected to piirticipate
in the hunt, with 150 to enter the
reserve every three days.
Unless a special permit is granted
to stay in the wilderness overnight
the hunters check in at sunrise and
out at sunset. With special permis
sion the hunter can stay the thiee
days in the wilderness.
It is expected that this year more
deer will be killed than in any other
hunt that has been staged m ihe
National Forest. This year the does
not excluded from tne num.
1aece o-l JUe People
RL E. Church
I'irst I'nion Meetinif Of -Northern
And Southern Methodists
In Waynosville District
The pastors, lay leaders and dis
trict Stewards of the churches of the
Waynesville district of the Methodist
Episcopal church are meeting in an
nual session today nt the First Meth
odist church. Rev. W. L. Hutchins,
newly appointed presiding elder of
the ilistriet, will preside.
The gathering today is of special
sigi ilicanco ns it iniiiks the first
meeting of the Northern Methodist
churches ami the churches of South
ern Methodism in the area covered
by the Wayin sville dii trict, function-iii'-i
as line groii p.
Sill.(' Metllixlisl iiliiiih between the
two giiiiins is a siireil the bishops
and presiding' ehleis who have over
sight (if the two divisions of the
church within t lie hounds of the Way
ire:ille district have agreed thai all
Methodi:,! cliiii-ches within this area
shall he imdci the supervision of both
hi: hops an; .shall lie -iipernilended
by Ihe presiding eldev ,,f th'..'Vaynes
ville dist-rie! of .e K. ('1,'uivi,,
The Noi'tiieill eoiigi cgalions repre
sel t si yen charges with twenty-two
' hMche.-:, and the M K. Chinch, Sou h
has twenty live pastors and eighty
four churches, making a. total "of
t.hiit.v-two pastors and one hundred
and six churches m the district. i
Plans for (ho commo; year ,-
ili-'.cuased. and the general business of
thi . district will be ti ansaeted. .Ap
proximately oi..- hundred, including
ministers ami lay: . teadi rs will attend
the 'I'm ting.
At noon the. v.- enen df the chuivh
V.lil : crve hllu-heoil
hell of the church
H' precincts ran
iliout ti.filH) with the Democratic can
lidates polling 5,000 and their op-
I polients 1,50(1.
In the unofficial retu,r,s, Coorg"
A. Brown, Jr., I lemoer ;t ic candidate
for commi'-sioiiei . led the (a kel by
about 50 votes over his i mining mate.
Pickens, Republican candidate fio
sheritf, led his party by a slight mar
gin of over 100.
The steady rain of Tuesday cut
t he vote down cunsiderablt . election
officials said. In 1 :. Haywood casi
!l,.'!.'if votes, and this year there will
be less than 7,000, aceord-ia. to pres
Haywood went Democratic ill l'.l.'W
by about 'l.SOO. This .Mar, even
though tile vote is cousidi i::r.Ie small
er, it looks as if the )eice, .: age for
the Democrats will be far ahead of
t bat two years ago.
With Big ('reek, Fast . Fork and
Ha.clwood still out, ihe unc'Ki ial tab
ulation, shows the ..following totals
for the candidates on the county tick
et that bad opposition: Figures were
not available from all precincts for
the candidates for hospital beard:
C. A. Cogburii, 4t)5!l J. H, Pou.cll, if,82
Clerk Superior Onirf,
W. G. Byers, 50.'!2 A. K. P. k, 17!)
U. V. Welch, .17H7 J. K. Pick, ns, 1K12
Register of Deeds
C. ('. Francis, .r()!M Mrs. Mann, 157,1
W. II. McCrackon 5():i() J. II. I-Yrd 101'f
Ciiunly Coiiimissioni rs
G'eo. A. Brown, ,lr. 5100
Waller G. Sinatia is, llilll
R. T. Boyd, ,10(10 Robert Hav iCins 15li:t
Frank Davis, 50!l l Van ('. W. lis 155;;
J. R. esduoreland, :!2iiS
( 'l.vde R. Hoey, Jr., .'; I
l-.dwin Fincher, .'iL'l I J. A,
I i lien, OL' 1
Do o have the proper appreeia- J day
Hon of the significance of Armistice the i
J. (' Brown Past Commander I ft't h
we should especially rcineniber
disabled veterans, their widows
orphans, and work to prevent
r calamities caused frd'n war."
The Rev. H. P. Walker, pastor of
the Waynesville Presbyterian churcn,
returncci on Monday night from a
month's vacation. The first part of
his visit was spent with his brother,
R. M. Walker at Blountstovvn, Fla.
From Blountstown he went to Mc
Clellanville, S. C. where he spent the
remainder of the month.
Miss Thomasine Stringfield, who is
attending the Woman's College of the
University of North Carolina, has re
turned to Greensboro, after spending
several days here with her parents.
Waynesville Post American Legion
"!f we might judge by outward ap-pe.-'.raiH'cs,
November the 11th - has
never meant a ereat deal to the aver
age citizen. I believe it means less to
day than i:i the past. That within
itself is not so shocking, but too
many of the traditions upon which
our country was founded have be
come negative in the minds of
many people. A proper reverence for
Armistice Day does not i.eed neces
sarily to carry with it a glorification
Mrs. J. F. AM Regent Dorcas j
Bell Love chapter, D. A. R. "No. as i
individuals we do, but as people we 1
are inclined to forget in our enthu-I
siastic patriotic celebrations the un-,
fortunate circumstances which
brought about the occasion, particu
larly the great universal suffering and
too i the intrigues, deception and all for-
gclfulness of the Christian spirit,
which led up to the consumation of
Mr. W. L. McCracken Past pres
j ident Haywood chapter ef the Daugh
ters of the Confederacy- No, I do
not think we have the proper appre
ciation of the day. In the first place
the World War was not fought on
our soil, and we cannot have the
; same realization of its meaning that
I the European countries do. I feel
j that we fail when we do not make of
A. Bradley World War Vet-i the occasion a day of great thanks-
Only the veterans and those giving for peace, and realize what it
means to us as individuals and as a
Col, J. It. Howell Postmaster and
World War Veteran "No, Armistice
Day represents not only the sacrifice
of the soldiers, but the people in the
United effort of the nation to effect
a lasting peace for the world. We
are getting too far away from the
seriousness of its meaning."
who suffered the loss of close rela
tives seem to remember. This is a
Postmasters Of District
Will Meet In H-vilie
The postmasters association of the
Hth district, ef which Postmaster J.
Hal do. i Howell, is chairman, will me i
ill Hernlc rsorville at the Henderson
'm'Ho Inn, for a dimier --meeting mi
Sat in day night.
Mayor A. V. Edwards, of Hender
sonville, will deliver the address or
welcome, and Mrs. Marion Current,
Postmistress of Leicester, will offer
Wythe Peyton, postmaster, of
Ashevdle, will make the principal
talk. He will speak on the National
Convention of Postmasters.
LOSES DRIVER'S LICENSE
Vincent .Marion Glance, of Canton,
has had his driver s license
during the past week
i, for (driving
Miss Sarah Welch, student dt West
ern Carolina Teachers Colleg4, spent
the week-end with her mother, Mrs.
J. C. Welch.
tiou return oj
ee t,e a closer
campaign in I'.UO, than ha-
ir the last two elections. .
Democrats; are still in t! .
Republicans - n.'ide heavy -,,
probably H seats iii the Si .
ill the House.
In California the Dni
victorious, while in Perm'
avalanche of Republican v
the Democrats from efliei
ident Roosevelt's native ,!.
York, which holds lw I
any presidential- clectiue.
Democratic, and ( invert '
will again continue m nfhn .
'I he Remibhonns e.urii
over tne lenioeratie pa'
over Progressives, and ?
boiit.es w ho were -i mining
The North Carolina Dee
true to form and a Ian.
was pilling up last night .
returns were being tabul;
cinets over,- the state
a ts were
e of New
, V -. -.office.
..:! ts rati
the tit ..!
' in pn -
II. M. HALL, Official Ct. 'truer S.
Nov. Max. Mm. 7:3 . :.. m.i'rci ,
i ' 70'- : ':
1 ... 09 . . - TS s
5 04 40 ' 2.. :: ;
" 1:'. -is .',7 o.us - : i
7 74 . 5(i ,V-
8 ' tiu . v 57. ' . . ;
' t;i 21 ' ;: tuii , " '
M' an maximum ... . .(iS.4 j
Mean minimum ., : . 42.! 4
Mean for week .. .55.2
High for week .....72.0
Low for week . .. 21.0 l ; ;
Above November normal ..... 9.5 ,
Precipitation for week . ..! 2 42 1, '
Precipitation since Nov. . .......2.42 , f,
Above November normal .1.74 e
Precipitation for year .... . .....35.72 , "i'l
Deficiency for year 4.42 1 !"!
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