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fhe Waynesville Mountaineer
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance oj The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
.FOl KTH YEAR
WAYNESVILLE, N, C, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1938
$1.50 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
Jer Cases Dis
ced Of During
2 Days Of Court
L Dxket Of 350 Cases,
Majority ui "
Tlwemhpr tplTll of
Li court convened here .Hon-
;,,, While the docket
KiB approximately 350 cases,
Gjf them are minor misdemean-
L ,nd oneirics,
L..,.;m!itIv 25 cases were dis-
IL during the first two days of
ikPi. none of which were oUt-
r. fwt officials described
tUs'nhe run of the mine," most
lira consisting oi vioiauoiis
prohibition laws, assaults, u
Uu driving. The records were
twrnpletely compiled when The
Jattineer went to jiea jfCDn.-uajr
Cbon, but full accounts of the
Swill, be given next week.
Uertca as jury for the first week
L tkp fnllovvintr: Frank Under-
frf, of Waynesville; Gene W. Young,
i,r-rkmi Arthur White, of Ivy
HWpH W. Crawford, of Iron Duff;
b lesser, of Fines Creek; Herman
I hrton, of Pigeon; Troy atamey,
fjeaverdam; W. B, Winchester, of
ijtesville; George Ryder, of Bea-
to W. Crawford, of Waynesville;
)L Frazieiv of Cecil; Mark Reno,
Beaverdam; I. If, Pless, of East
H; Raymond McCracken, of Fines
sk; Vinson Morrow, of Jonathan
U; Bi E. Colkitt, of Waynes-
14; Rowley T. Pless, of East Fork;
'4 Stokes, of Beaverdam; H. C.
pa, of Beaverdam; E. S. Ash-
it, of Beaverdam; T. H. Haynes,
Oyde; Joe Carver, of Jonathan
ik; and Norman K. Davis, of Ivy
Saving the second week will be: Z.
HcElroy, of White Oak; Frank
Jdristopher, of Waynesville, Frank
k of Waynesville; J. T. Thomp-
kof Beaverdam; Charlie L. Davis,
Waynesville;. William T. Caldwell,
1 Waynesville; Clarence Frady, of
m Dewey Stovall. of Waynes-
Andy . Gradv Noland, of Iron
lector C. Robinson, of Waynesville:
I Pi Cabe, of Beaverdam; Ben
-era, of Fines Creek; Harrison Hen-
pi, of Pigeon; George R. Ferguson,
ton Duff; Amos Angel, of Clyde:
pa Williams, of Waynesville; Frank
wogan, of East Fork.
B CROSS ROLL CALL
GETS UNDERWAY HERE
to L. V rfivi vo-pciflnnf
the AYavncsville r-lmnfoi., nf th
M Cross" the' -Rev. .ImM 'fi. Him.
Mr, Roll Call Drive chairman
r tne members, of the committee
Bade a splendid record.
"Me all the Slh,rvlu Vio
P1 renorts. thn .,;. u
- v ii.... moil iiaa ii
w 1 KHI 01 'ouu wnicn
r wen set fnv iv, w..iiifl
for. - v
l: Davis seems
all the reports are turned in the
r membership, will reach . the
k of even' '.1..11.... ,.u,.u:
and eVl'll tVlrwri tnnn
h'ttnts, only fifty cents is sent to
T4 wautiuarteis, while the r-?-r
is kept for local work.
Granted To Haywood
PA 1:v;..,.f ...... "i':. '
;1ej , ' 1 "s just ueen up-
1)47 .-',' n,1"wod county for
wmch will be used for im
nt of buildings and utilities
L,,,;"' ,?.ccP''dinB to Congressman
rta Claus . .
That is what a little girl,
Jnd a little boy will do in the
iew feature starting in this
'JpPaper today. Read it
oda.v, and every week until
nstmas. Ynn'i'i Cr,i aa
JJ whaf. these two little
ps na at Santa's work,
S-'P at the North Pole.
xrm CTTT7 1R1ST
. ... .IIhm
fun , ,
I tin bor or pi-
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HI. -Nick' I-"" I
15GE J 10 )U
NORTH POLE 7 :33 AM NOV i
WAYNESVILLE N C ilaNS TO BE IN
FF ME AT MY IGLOO IN HU)M y 0N My K.LOO
v or TELL OSCAR BlUGOb TO CM WANT
S1 fLr. TO DO STOP AM LEAN IM. . N
STOP WILL WIRL.
' mtll? PAPER OAK
TEN THIRTY TRAIN
FROM NEW wuiv ...
Beinir Made For
Observe Thanksgiving Holiday Season
Community Ready To
W. H.Belk Purchases
Main Street Property;
Will Open Store Soon
Judge Alley Tells
Grand Jury About
N. C. Liquor Laws
Presiding Judge Also Hits At
Violations Of Hunting Laws
Business Will Re buspenaea,
Union Services At Baptist
Church At Eight
Thi- union service which 'ill h-'
held at the Presbyterian church at
8 o'clock Thursday mornmpr win usner
in Thanksgiving- Day in Waynesville
The Rev. J. S. Hopkins, pastor of the
R.mUst church, will deliever the ser
mon and the choir of the Presbyterian
church will provide the music ioi
This curly Thanksgiving service,
li'Viicti. waa Vipo-im some vein's auo in
Waynesville, has become a traditional
feature of the day. A number of
n tit to ioin their families
out of town, and yet desire to attend
a religious service, have been given
n.. nminrtiinitv since the service un
changed from 11 o'clock to the cail.v
hour of 8 to go to church, me puuuc
is cordially invited to attend.
The congregations oi tne nfipiiM,
MotVindisf . Kmsconahans, and v-
byterians will join together, tach
year the service is neiu m onu n
tKn:i r-hnrrlips. with the other pastoi
assisting the minister preaching the
sermon. The ottering or tne murimiK
will be devided among the orphan
ages of the four churches. .
The post office, the First National
Bank, the stores of the town, and
the offices in the court -house will be
closed for the day.
In order that the people n. i .iivt
ample time to finish their I hai.Kv
giving shopping, the stores will i
Jnain-'ppon until seven v .
Wednesday evening. ,
In the aftcinoon at 2 30 th. .mmu
Wwon- Wavnesville and
r.i v,i,rVi snhiml football teams
will be played at the Canton hign
school stadium, which attracts crowd,
throughout the county a well .if
from the two towns.
Baptists To Hold
Sunday School Meet-
-ing AtSpring Hill
tl T.,,,;..f Aecnrinl.ionul Sunday
School meeting will be held at he
Spring Hill B-Pti-t chuich in the
Henson Cove action neai Canto.)
Sunday afternoon at 2 30 o clock
The Rev. F. H. Leatherwood, of
Waynesville, wil be the principal
speaker, and short talks will b? made
by other pa-toii and by Sund.iv school
workers. .,, . ,
Plans for training courses
', j ...in. o hnmt that each
uiscusseu wii.ii ...-r-
church in the county will sponsor one
of the courses. All pasrois
perintendent,, and otheis interested
in the work, are urged to be present.
K. 0. Carswell, associational super
intendent, will be in charge.
Miss Lois Harrold and Miss Louise
Edwards will spend the holidays m
Darlington, S. C.
1 Streets And Stores To Be Decor-
AsheVllIe lObaCCO j ated By December First,
M.l Trv Anon 7h Merchants' Decide
Lawson Jordan, supervisor of
the Ashevilliv Tobacco Market,
'announced last night that the
Asheville market would open
Wednesday, December 7th.
The Asheville warehouses, howv
ever, would be open by December
first, or prob;ibly before, to l'iu
ceive tobacco, according to Mr.
Jordan. More details Will be
given next week.
To $25,000 Voted
For Municipal BIdg.
The election held last riiursdiiy for
a ...S2.r),0u0 liond issue to erect; a mu
nicipal building on the Turbyfill prop
ertv which was bought during the
past veal', wa tailed lv a giol
The vote was lirrht, but there were
304 cast for and 1 ll against the
issuance of the bonds-. The action
taken on Thursday is pending alloca
tion of PWA fundi.
.Mrs. harlcs K.' Quintan and Miss
j'etsy Lane Quintan have closed
"Prospect Hill for the winter season,
and are spend the next several months
with M-s .Alice- Quintan on Pigeon
Merchants of this community are all
elated over the fuel-that Santa Clans
decided to come here December third,
and make his headquarters at an
igloo in front of the court house until
Christmas" eve night.
In preparation for this unexpected,
but ' Welcome visit of five weeks
from old Santa, the merchants and
town will begin decorating the day
after Thanksgiving,- in order to have
everything in apple-pie Order -by
Saturday, December -third the- big
day.- when San'a will arrive with
plenty ot candv and things tor all
liovs and ;'irl:.
The' merchants n et last Ihuisday
night, and completed their plans lor
entertaining Panta (.laus from De
cember third until (hu:lmas Kve.
Karliei in the dav, Santa Uaus f till
The Mount ill)' v.' :t telegr im, tel 'iig
of his p!;U). 'I ne message is lepio
duced on tnw -pair. .Sar.L-i 'ias Ixon
in touch wiMi l!ii; new. ; paper lor
:,everal w :;, u:s.l o hi r dc,.i.L o)
I :s vi.-il -lere we e presci n d to ifle
merchants ov '.V. Curtu Russ, editor
of The Mountaineer last 'J hursday.
Oscar liriggs stavUd to work on
the igloo last Frid'iy, and ;aid yes
terday: "We will have it tomploled,
ami exactly like Santa wants it by
the time he-gets here. It is going to
be a good looking igloo, and 1 m sure
obi .Santa is going to be pleased."
Hugh Massie, chairman of the mer
chants division of the Chamber of
( onlimied on hack page)
Judge F. E. Alley, at the request of
the grand jury, explained the liquor
laws of North Carolina, and those
pertaining to Huyiiod county, at
length, on Monliy morning,, follow
ing the opening of the N ivembi i
term of criminal court now in pcm
ion. With all the fore, '"utness or his elo
quence, the judge, in no uncertain
tones and language set forth the
facts in the case, citing incident after
incident , of the flagrant abuse of the
liquor laws in Haywood comity.
He explained that only in the case
where a man had bought liquor, and
then it must not be over one gallon,
from county in the state, where it
is being sold lawfully, or had bought
it from another state, where it had
been lawfully sold, in a sealed package,-unbroken,
was it lawful for him
to have it. Then .he further explained
that even ill this a man could bo in
dicted and would have to prove where'
and from whom the liquor had been
He told of the daily abuse of ill.'
liquor laws in this community " and
county, of how illegal' intoxicants are
being sold pralirnble everywhere at
any time, even on the .streets of the
towns. He also told of the large
amount of transportation of liquors
that are being brought into this coun
ty from other sections.
At the request of several iiilerontcd
citizens Judge- Alley, also spoke of
the Violations that are being made
on the slate hunting laws in Hay
wood county. He ..Htated that too
many deer and bear are being killed
ami the laws regarding hunting .are
being constantly disregarded hy a
large number of so called sports'-.!-n
iii this section.
.Miss Maude Catherine -Jones Is
I Ciuwued "Milk Beauty Queen"
Belore Packed rI heat re
j A parade, consisting of ,vZ velni h s.
I in a heavy downpour ol rain, eoo
. eluded a successful formal openno"
program for Pet Dairy Products Com
I pany's new and modern milk plant
here last week. I!y actual count,
3,.l()5 people visited and inspected the
! new plant on the Asheville road.
! More than 200 women attended the
.electric-dairy products cooking school,
and only standing room was availa-
Pul Ihcatn I nd i' l lit
Clyde II. Ray Building Purchas
ed By W. II. Belk; Workmen
Preparing Place For Stock
W. Henry Belk, of Charlotte, heud
of the Ik-Ik group of stores, closed a
deal this week with Clyde H. Ray, for
the purchase of the building on Main
street, formerly occupied by Mr. Ray
before his recent retirement from
active business. The amount of the
purchase price was not made public.
A general department store will be
opened in the near future, sometime
around the first of Deeemhcr. L. E.
Hudson, of Orangeburg-, S. C, who
has been connected with the Belk
Stores, nnd was for several years as
sociated with his bi'otheiv George
Hudson, in his operation of the Hud
son Department .store, of Canton, will
be the manager of the new firm.
Painters and carpenters are busy
at work painting and making reno
vations on the first floor, which will
he used exclusively in the iniitiul
months of the operation of the store.
Later when the second floor will be
used, the necessary renovations will
he made on that part of the build
ing at the time the stock Is enlarged.
The local firm is one of the Belk
group which includes l'it stores
located in North and South Carolina,
Virginia,, Georgia, Tennessee, and
Alabama. The first store was start
ed by W. Henry Itelk in Monroe, and
later Mr. Belk moved to Charlottt'
fcud opened - a general department
establishment there. Cl'.i ilotte is now
headquarters for the 'entire, group.
When asked .why Waynesville was
chosen as the location for one of the
group, u representative from The
Mountaineer was told that the climate
and progro.ssiveness of the town had
much to do with the decision. It was
further stated thai the officials felt
that the location of Waynesville, in
relation to points of interest assured
the town of future progress.
Office For Park
way Crew Set Dp
In Masonic T6mple
Ten Men llcie Woiking On Park
av Survey: Will Expidite
Work I'Yfini I.x'a! O'hce
Voice aji PeofJe
Are we consistent in our observ
ance of thanksgiving Day with the
original celebration 'in this country?
Dr R. P. Walker Pastor of the
Waynesville Presbyterian church
"We are consistent to the extent, that
We onlv crather together with God's
people and offer our gratitude unto j
Him." .i !
Prof. L. J. Robeson Retired school
teacher-! "I am not a Puritan, nor do
I condemn tlie present Thanksgiving
celebration. But it seems to me that
formerly it was a day of religious
observance and family gatherings.
Now it is a day of sports, with the
religious spirit not dominate. '
bte at the
I ' '
i Miss Jones
W 1 T A sfrltfWtW
V' ii , i.-ieiobei ' of the Bureau of
Pulilie Roads iuove.1 here; Sunday, and
are occupying an otlni- in the Masonic
j iiaipie, whicii will he their headqiuir
, ters for the i: xt few weeks, while.
survey woili is In ing completed on
the Bin.- K;d;e 1 amwav, between
j agon lioad Can anu I i nnessee Bald.
;a ti- ii ii of ah.-l-; .U I.):!- s. .
I he teiiir,e;'arv ofhfe was establish
I i-d here througn cu-operation of the
I Waynesville ( handier of Commerce.
Ihe work is going lorwaid undei
I the direction of II, M CyUcell. The
office here will eyjieo'it work by sev
.Several o.heials i i-oiii . Vashiiic Ion
have been hen; on several occasions
going over (he plans and work. Prcs
oiii intention--: are ty ! t the contract
for cetistiuction at an early date.
In discussing the Parkway, Frank
Mill i, --.id to. t the 12 mil.
stretch now being s'.uveyed afforded
the most scenic attractions of any
point along the entui- 150-mi'e
Mrs. J. Dale f-fcnlz County Wel
fare superintendent "Thanksgiving
i the only holiday that church and
tate agreed on as the observance;
Namely A day of Thanksgiving to
God However with the exception
of an hour's service, which the 'faith'
ful few' r.ttend, no other part of the
day is spent in accordance with either
the original proclamation of churc.n
and state, not the one sent out by
our President this year, 19.18. Neith
er football, hunting nor vacation
trips are mentioned in the procla
mation which is our only reason for
a twenty-four hour cessation of work.
Hence, can we say we consistently
fulfill the meaning and intent of the
Rev. W . J,. Hutchins--rresiding
tlaer of the Waynesville district of
the Methodist church "General! v
speaking I think there is a due ap
preciation of value of American life
and ideals, and a spirit of gratitude
for those things we have inherited
from our forebears. I believe that
people whose lives count for much
are just as erateful today for national
I blessings as they ever were."'
Mrs. L. M. Richeson Vice presi
dent of Appalachia Synodical of the
Presbyterian church "For the major
ity. No, It is just another day to feast
on material things. Honor to those,
however, who do show sincerity of
heart and purpose and begin the day
right by attending the union service."
when Miss Maud ( atherine Join s,
sponsored by the Last Waynesville
Parent-Teachers, was crowned "Milk
Beauty Queen," after judges had
counted through a total of almost
50,000 votes. Miss Jones received
over 18,000 votes. The second place
was won by Miss Eula Mae ThriU,
who was sponsored bv the high school
library. Miss Thrift had almost
1.3,000 votes. The East Waynesville
P. T. A. received $25, and Miss Jones
got a 3-week's pass to the Park, and
tho high school library received $10
and Miss Thrift a 10-day pass.
Fred Yearout, manager of Pet
Dairy here, was highly pleased with
the public response, and the many
compliments passed on the plant. The
company received a large number of
letters, telephone calls and many
congratulations in person during the
In a letter to the editor of The
Mountaineer, Mr. Yearout pointed out
that the opening of the local plant
was the best that ftny of their plants
I.IKDi )t VU V,f,r
Born I i and .M. s. ! . I). K.iLM-r?.
at Mediord Farni. a S'oi. J.n ( arns
Kegel s, on Nov. H'.
7te faeattei Re petit
H. M. HALL, Offit'Utl Observer
-lax Mm. 7:'i0 a. m. Tree
52 23 52 0.01
CT 40 . 32
r.K 51 67 O.0S
58 r 3.'! 35" 1.12
4') 25 20
55 2'i 37
Mean minimum .......
Mean for week
High for week
Low for week
Above November normal
Precipitation for week ....
Precipitation since Nov.
Above November norma!
Precipitation for year ....
Deficiency for yean '.....