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TOE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Million And Quarter
le Visited Park
During Travel Year
September Of 1941 Broke
All Records For Travel Into
. The greatest travel year in its
history has come to a close In the
Great Smoky Mountains National
For the first time since its estab
lishment as a National Park, over
a million persons have visited this
park during a travel year. A total
of 1,247,019 persons, traveling in
382,133 vehicles, visited the pork
during the period October 1, 1940,
through September 30, 1941. This
represents an increase ol 45 per
cent over travel for the 1940 travel
year which up to this time has been
the al! time high figure in yearly
Fifty-seven per cent of the visit
ors were from other than the local
states of Tennessee and North Car.
olina. The visitors were from 48
states in the Union, the District of
Columbia, Alaska, Hawaii, Pana
ma, Canal Zone, Philippine Islands,
and 21 foreign countries. There
were more visitors from the state
of Ohio than from the state of
North Carolina in which state half
of the park is located. States in
number of visitors were (1) Ten
nessee, (2) Ohio, (3) North Caro
lina, (4) Illinois, (5) Indiana. I
Last month contributed 146,259
persons, in 45,770 vehicles, to this
total travel year figure. This Sep
tember travel represented an in
crease of 24 per cent over travel
for September, 1940.
Greatest travel during any one
month since travel has been re
corded was during August, 1941,
when 326,827 persons visited the
park. Greatest travel for any one
day in the history of the park
was on August 31, 1941, when
82,466 person visited the park.
Other outstanding days of travel
during the year were July 4, when
21,361 persons visited the park,
July 27, when 19,104 persons visic
ed the park, August 10, when
0,270 persons visited the park,
August 17, when 21,063 persons
visited the park, August 24, when
19,739 persons visited the park
Vernon Hill, of Waynesville, op
erative case, is better.
Miss Mannie Caldwell, of
operative case, is improving.
Miss Geneva McClure, of Way
nesville, route 2, operative case, is
resting more comfortably.
Mrs. H. W. Owenby, of Mobile,
Ala., operative case, is better.
Miss Selma McCracken, of Clyde,
route 1, medical case, is uprov-
Mrs. E. P. Haynes, of Canton,
medical case, is some better,
The condition of Lewis Queen,
of Canton, route 2, operative case,
Having qualified as administra
trix of the estate of C. L. Atkins,
deceased, late of Haywood County,
North Carolina, this is to notify
all persons having claims against
the estate of said deceased to ex
hibit them to L. N, Davis at Way
nesville, North Carolina, on or be
fore the 11th day of September,
1942 or this notice will be pleaded
in bar of their recovery. All per
sons indebted to said estate will
please make immediate payment.
This the 11th day of September,
LUCILE D. ATKINS,
Administratrix of the Estate of
C. L. Atkins, deceased.
No. lllOSept. 1148-25-Oct 2
WAYNESVILLE. N. C.
Miss Betsy Siler, of Waynesville,
operative case, is improving.
Mrs. Lona Pressley,
route 1, medical case,
Ronald Medford, of Clyde, med
ical case, is resting fairly well.
Mrs. Mitchell Lindsley, of Canton,
operative case, is better.
Miss Daphne Nash, of Cove
Creek, operative case, is resting
Miss Pauline Ford, of Canton,
operative case is Improving.
Mrs. Robert Long, of Hazelwood,
medical case, is resting fairly well.
Wade Shepard, of Canton, oper
ative case, is better.
Price, of Cove Creek,
case, is resting fairly
Mrs. Roy Burnett, of Candler,
operative case, is better.
medical case, is improving.
The condition of Mrs. Jona Con
ard, of Waynesville, route 2, med
ical ease, is good.
Among, those discharged from
the Haywood County Hospital dar
ing the past week were: Mrs. Moody
Farmer and baby, Mrs. John Cham
bers and baby, Master Calvin Dix
on, Mis Wilma McCants, Mrs.
Claude Rhinehart, Miss Clara
Stephenson, Miss Helen Reynolds,
Dr. Edith Anderson, Mrs. Roy
Ammons and baby, Harry Rabb,
Miss Velma Hannah.
Also Bill Stone, Baby Clarence
Edwards Smith, Garland DeHart,
VfAatn Ttnhhia Worwnn Knla In-
iMAObd JtWMMw v..vv - , , ,
div. rntann and hnhv. i a dausrhter on Uctooer ina.
Mrs.' Elizabeth Miller, Mrs. Lee Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Siler, of Way.
Smith, Mrs. Fardy Seay, Mrs.
Louie Siler and baby, Mrs. Johnny
Kirkpatrick, Master Joe Kerley,
Wallace Paxton and Barney Mc
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Beasley, of
Clyde, route 1, announce the birth
of a son on October 1st. .
Mr. and Mrs. George Herndon,
Jr., of Canton, announce the birth
of a son on October 1st.
Mr. and Mrs. Cole Cogburn, of
Canton, announce the birth of a
daughter on October 1st.
Mr. and Mrs, Dewey Heatherly,
of Canton, route 2, announce the
birth of aon on October 2nd.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert. Shook, of
Waynesville, announce the birth of
Dix Creek nad 1.47
Inches of Rain in Sept
Less than an inch and a half
of rain fell on Dix Creek during
September, according to Thomas
H. Deaver, official observer, who
set the rainfall at 1.47 inches.
In making his report, Mr. Deaver
reported a "Very dry" month.
nesville, announce the birth of a
daughter on October 4th.
Mr. and Mrs. Vestal Green, of
Waynesville, route 1, announce
the birth of a daughter on October
Mr. and Mrs. Award Gaddis, of
Waynesville, route 2, announce the
birth of a son on OctoDer Din.
Lions Shown How
Civic Group Pay Newspaper
Plant A Visit As Part Of
Observance Of Newspaper
The Lions Club had a program
last week in observance of National
Newspaper Week, which included
a brief talk by W. Curtis Russ,
and a few remarks by Mrs. T. L.
Gywn and Marion T. Bridges, all
of The Mountaineer staff.
, After a short business session,
during which time the club voted
flO toward, the blod v.
ed the Blaf'metnQ
'd saw howVM
Pieces oi ZXl H
marveled at ZT
papers. iesa &
. UQUHlTABBiUiut nJ
Mrs.. Coot Inman, of Hazelwood,
and on which day the millionth
visitor fo rthe travel- year entered
THURSDAY & FRIDAY
"You'll Never Get
Fred Astaire and
"Medico Of Paint
With Charles Starrett.
1 "Chan In Rio" .
With Sidney Toler and
With Joan Crawford and Rob
ert Taylor. "
MONDAY & TUESDAY
With George Brent
NOTICE OF SALE
Under and by virtue of an order I
of the Superior Court of Haywood
County, made m a Special Pro
ceeding entitled, "W. G. Byers, Ad
ministrator of the Estate of Frank
W; Miller, Deceased, vs. J. C. Mil
ler, and others" the same being No,
202 up the Special Proceeding
Docket of said Court, the under
signed Commissioner will, on Mon
day the 13th day of October, 1941,
at eleven o clock, A. M, at the
court house door in Waynesville,
North Carolina, offer for sale to
the highest bidder, upon terms of
one-third cash, balance, one-third
due twelve months and one-third
due twenty-four months after date,
the following described lands and
premises, situate, lying and being
in the town of Waynesville, Hay
wood County, N. C, to-wit:
BEGINNING at a nail on the
inside line of the sidewalk on East
side of Main Street in the center
of the South wall of the Reeves
Noland building now occupied by
E. C. Moody Grocery Company, and
runs with said margin of said
street in a Southerly direction about
43 feet 8 inches to a nail in line
with the center of the North wall
of the C. A. George building at
the center of the stairway; thence
with the center Of said stairway and
the center line of said wall in an
Easterly direction, and continuing
with the C, A. GeOrge line to
point in the Southeast corner of
the W. W. Miller nrooertv about
160 feet from sidewalk margin;
thence in a Northerly direction par-1
aiiel with Mam Street about 43
feet, 8 inches to a point in the
Reeves Noland line at the North
east corner of -the F. W. Miller
property; thence with the Noland
line, in a Westerly direction to and
with the center of the South wall of
the Reeves Noland building, a total
distance of about 160 feet to the
TOGETHER with and including
all rights and easements for rights 1
of way on the East side of said
building, and all rights and. ease
ments in the adjoining party walls
and party stairway, and subject to
and excepting such reservations,
easements and privileges for alleys
and streets now established on the
East side of said property, and
subject to any party wall and stair
way, rights, easements or privi
leges heretofore granted or con
veyed to adjoining property owners
by F. W. Miller or his predecessors
te 7no bds
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