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fHE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
"'.NINTH YEAR NO. 9 16 Pages
$1.75 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, MARCH 4, 1913 (One Day Nearer Victory)
' ,u to tivt
trie laoys 24 ita M
ounty Passes Bond
Juota For February,
80,025 Is Invested
Sales Will Be Push-
y March By Hay-
.p Bond Committee.
oded the quota in
i i j :
,1 war bonus uuijuk
,r(. than $15,000,
., ! , port made yes
. county, exclu-
; , , , .it Clyde anil
r .11', y Rank at
s, i! M.L- agencies, by
i 1 f f lUn uniiMinf
tTf ainio-i nan l"c --
March i''1''' incomu loach . uu
L ati important period lor
alt- .if l""'ds, and special ei
shoud be made to keep the
ing going during Marcn. ine
Ual nati.mal campaign will
er around the slogan "A Stamp
av For The Man Who Is Away"
jjeud throughout Maj;eh, Mr.
said. . . ;
tail nun will be. urged to
1 .!.! .1 J na
fji stains anil give "jeiii ot
IS- . .
nothtr phase of J be. war Dona
pram fur March calls for
.siring filling.. . ?j,amp boolcs.
; will tirmtf .ii'x'u'i. .the s?Je of
y bonds, it is believ.cd., as .filled
is are converted int(J interest--
-elliag b6n,&s,. jn
ink February were.:
.1 li:.Vk'; :....$if,i'o.tj.6o
v l ...in 5,287.50
l ii ". 0,018.50
- I. mii .. 2,450.25
; :' :ir,,.n :y,375.00
. a. if 1,800.00
I . in 2,700.(10
(V,. ... 5,081.25
m ,v Light 200.25
all Issue More
b. 2 War Books
ter March 15
prsons failing to get War Ra-
Kook No. Two before March
fen secure their books from the
king office on the third floor
he court house on and after
persons that are scheduled to
fter for industrial and insti-
fns for food under rules and
flations of war hook No. 2 have
the Kith of March. to. secure
coupons from the nffiro. ....
piers wil! have from April 1
to make their rennrt. to
board and iret certificates for
fon, sold un,rr the ra.
Winter Tried To
Shove Spring Off
When folks in this area took
to their beds on Tui-day night,
there was a distinct crispness
in the air. hut ecii so, by
daylight there might have he n
a touch of spring fur hreak
fast, so the blanket of snow
and the sudden drop in tem
perature came as a rude awak
ening on Wednesday nun ning.
After the slight snow the
temperature took a turn down
ward and reached eight above,
and in the process spread a
thin sheet of ice, which was
hard on both pedestrian and
Pedestrians were seen walk
ing with care, but even then
were slipping about on tho
pavements, and the motorists
skidded back and for th all day
on the streets.
The major- casualty of the
day was a $75 damage to the
car of a local man which came
from skidding .jrito.a truck,,
with neither driver, to blame.
With plans of gardening up.
peririost in the minds of everyr
one, the encroaching of Winter
on Spring's Time, came as a
shock, but "when Winter
comes, Spring cannot be far
Campaign Is Started
On Victory Gardens
Of Married Men
MMK. CMIANC KAI-SHKK. wife of (lie ejeneralissinio, re
ceives fro in Ameiira's first lady, Mrs. Klcanor Roosevelt, the I'lii
Omega aehievi iiu-iit medal for being the world's outstanding
woman. The honn had been restricted to AniericiAij .women in
the past. Mine. ( hiang received the award in Washington nftet
a press conference.
2 Haywood Boys Were
On U. S. S. Chicago
R- i nimk well known lneal
P'ney, 1,-fl ,!;,,.,,. 4, , , -
-,,,..i,t; tut; weeK lur
ni) Mr Francis ba e-
f'11 a Position with the North
;''na Shipbuilding Company as
'rsimn.,1 .r. ... - i J
oi i ecior.
rintr liis f'bst.nce from town
"ancis and small dnno-ht.er.
..... , . B". 1
mother, Mrs. M.
ivmjr closed their
s Litle Want Ad ... .
Fge . . .
'st eek the owner of an
lnc ranee insprtprl hia
3gT " " 1
. or phone 411-W after
6'"- at seven- nVWv
? Ia.ng- sale was
uther prospective cus.
Iera ca eri oic,
1 --v uiiJW,
f you want to sell it, try i
r 1 Ad in thia "
The Im-al selective service board
has received instructions during
the week from the state headquar
ters to start immediately to reopen
.'Hid reconsider for classifications
cases of registrants heretofore tint ot
deferred on the grounds of de-llearnei
Boy Scout Drive
Over the (Juota
A. (i. Boinenu, Jr.. Ex
pected To Arrive This
Week From California.
Meetings Being Held Over
County Getting People To
Plant More Food This Year.
The county farm agents have
held meetings in the various com
munities in the county in the inter
est of Victory gardens, urging the
I people to greater fund production
j to in. et the emergency.
I The cooperation with the county
'fat in agents Tin- Mountaineer has
devoted a pa-;c lo a plant chart
and guide which appears inside on
j page ;!. . This chart giv.s the best
varieties of each w-grtahlc suita-;bh-
for growing in this locality.
; The best plan! me dates, and how
to plant and how to cultivate are
also included on the caart. The
information is authentic and may
be followed by any amateur gard
ener with confidence.
Placards have been printed
from this chart and will be distrib
uted all over the county, as a means
of aiding- those who wish to make
gardens this year.
The county farm agents are urg
ing every family in the county to
mak, a garden this year, as they
are explaining the point rationing
system will make it necessary for
home production of food, if bal
anced meals are to be fcerved in
Haywood county horn s.
Other articles on the subject of
Victory gardens also apear jrj
It was learned esterday that
many malies in thecommunity who
had nevir had gardens before are
planning to grow their own vegeta
bles Ibis season.
For Mines Bureau
Buvs More Lines
I. is- , s" i -3
REA Unit Here
Buys Lines Of
Hominy Power Co.
Extensive Expansion Pro
gram All Set As Soon As
Vital MarteriaLs Are Re
leased. The Cruso Electric Membership
Corporation, a REA unit, purchased
the properties of the Hominy Power
& Light Company in the area of
Candler last week, and assumed
control on March first, it was an
nounced this week by Chas. B.
McCrary, president of the Cruso
Tin purcnase was made from the
stockholders for $15,000, Mr. Mc
l rary stated. There are 217 cus
tomers now being served by the
lines, and approximately that many
more can be add.d by little ex
tension of lines alter the duration,
the KEA executive pointed out.
The property consists of about
24 miles of luiis, and the end of
the Hominy lines cuine within two
miles of the Cruso lines at East
Fork. Plans are to tie-in when
materials are available, and have
the one unit. The Hominy line
were built in lo:!!!.
Power for the REA lines and
the llominy lines is purchased
from the Carolina Power and
Light Company. No changes are
contemplated in this r-spect.
KEA will maintain service on
the lines, and just as soon as vital
materials are available, plan to
rebuild tho Hominy system. "At
present all we can do is to renffY'
service," Mr. McCrary said.
Headquarters' for all the KEA
customers will remain in Wuynes
ville, with the Hominy bills mailed
RK.V now ha- about 800 custom-
T.H.. l!a v..H.,i
1 low lis, elm I' p
lie. and Mis.
( Ivde. and A.O
A total of $51;'). tin has been turn
d in on the local quota of the nils mate
Uinii.il drive of the Haywood dis-'Uvy, s,,n
c unity boy-, I
tlV otbeel, s.il
A. ('. 1 low 11-,
lloineau, .! 1 .. )
second class, I',
q' Mr. and Mrs. A
pendency because their wives have ' Howies, district chairman.
th, Roy Scouts, it was (,jm.Hlli ,,f Waynesville, were on
yesterday from M. H.I the 1'. S. cruiser Chieayo when it
al tal ked by Japanese torpedo
pregnant since December The quota for the county had! planes on I he afternoon of Janu-
This revised policy has been
made necessary, it was pointed out,
because present regulations pro
vide that no status which was ac
quired on or after December 8.
1941, may be considered when de
ciding questions of dependency.
The fact that a registrant is a
parent shall not he considered in
determining the class in which he
should be placed unless the child
was conceived prior to December
8, 1941. This ruling applies to all
cases, regardless of the date of the
marriage, and is to be applied both
in considering the classification ol
a registrant and in determining
Numerous requests are being
received bv Prof. W. C. Allen by
county and city superintendent of
schools for copies 01 nis icxi
book, "The Story of Our State,"
as they wish to review the volume
in view of putting it in their schools
for the coming year.
The hook bv Prof. Allen is the
only one of the supplementary read
ers now in print whicn were adopt
ed by the state school book com
mission some 18 montns ago.
The state board of education has
ordered 10,000 copies of the vol
ume, which has the approval 01 tne
teachers and educational authori
ties in the state. To date 72 out
of 100 counties in the state have
adopted it as a supplementary
The state authorities plan for
the book to be used in the 5th
grades in the city and county
schools that are now wedging m a
grade between junior and senior
high school to make up the 12th
The story of the history of the
state is told in an interesting
manner that is not usually seen
in text books, that is gaining rec
ognition for the reader interest of
the students in the schools.
Col. and Mrs. William I. Lee, of
Gatlinbnrg, Tenn., have returned
home after spending severs' days
amount equally divided betwein
Waynesville and Canton troops.
The Waynesville Rotary Club
sponsored the movement in the
Waynesville area and every mem
ber of the organization took an
active part in the drive.
While the exact figures were not
available last night, it was un
derstood that the Canton group
had gon over the top in their
2 Women's Corps
Of the Red Cross
To Be Organized
, underway for an or-
eamzat inn ..f a woman's
oiiis and a taff assistant
under tin auspices
Young Hoineau wired his par
ents this week that he was en
mute home and he is expected to
arrive any day. Mr. and Mrs.
Hoineau did not know whether
their son was among the missing
until they heard from him from
California a few days ago.
The story of the sinking of the
Chicago was not released by the
navy department until February
1 fit h. Despite the concentrated at
tacks, one of the most intense yet
reported hurled at any United
States ship, flie Chicago lost, only
six office i s and 50 nu n of more
than 1,100 pcisonnel.
The Chicago was a member of
a task force patroling south of
- I..1 1 ..1,.... 01 T
motor v auuiuiaiMi neii 4.- j,tin.
. ,s ! torpedo planes attarkerl in
th. auspices of th. lied I waves an hour alter sunset Jan-
. ... , ........ Oil Tl, ,,rlln,. r,.rV,t.,,-s
Cross it w as learned this weeK
f.m V.-s W H. K. Millar, chair- bad left the task force just fifteen
man f the volunteer special com- minutes earlier.
So, 1 .1
ate last w 1
the house, a 1
' r and I h, 1 ,
bill in the slate sell
k. which is now in
, hoi iing t he govern
incil of s'.aie, al such
dev. lopmelll s justify
the action, to create within the de
partment of conservation and de
velopment a bunau of mines, to
be located in Western North Car
olina. The bill sets forth the increase
of mining operations in the state
and that now there are more than
four hundred new mining opera
tions started within the state since
the program of war production
It also sets forth that the ex
pansion of war production in the
United States had disclosed a na
tional need fur minerals and min
ing products available in the state
to the extent that the agencies of
the Federal Government have in
dicated keen interest in such de
velopments. The bill would provide the estab
lishment of a bureau of mines to
be located in Western North Car
olina, due to the fact that it would
be accessible to the principal min
ing' and mineral developmenf s,
with staff and facililhs capable of
twogiving assistance, advice and ex
periment aid to such developments.
111itt.ee of the Red Cross.
Any person who is interested in
entering the training da m-s for
the groups is asked to get in
touch with Mrs. Millar at once, so
that the number to be taken care
of in each class may be determin
ed. Mi. Miliar further stated that
she would announce the chairman
of each cops ill the near future.
Will Be Off From
1:30 To 5:30 Sunday
The electric current will be off
from to 5:30 o'clock Sunday
afternoon, it was learned from of
ficials of the Carolina Power and
This applies to all areas west of
Clyde and also all REA lines. It
is necessary to have the power off
in order to repair some lines of
I planes a re
reported to have con-
" S v
( HAS. If. McCKAKY, president
ol the ( ins. 1 Kleceiic Membership
I or point ion , announced this week
the expansion of I he REA unit in
ac.fbiiing 21 miles of lines and
property of the Hominy Power and
Light Company of Candler.
Around 100 Men
Will Leave Here
In March Quota
Around one bundled men are
scheduled to leave here on Thurs
day, the 11 th, for Camp Croft in
4he regular March quota under the
selective service system. The order
call was. for j,( nu n, buf the num
ber 1 1 1 1 1 v be linger due to several
j voliinteVi s leaving with tin groun.
1 The men ale asked to lop. tiers on line in Haywood and plans
I'Vniuplly al 7:,'i() o'c'ock at the f for post war construction balls
i lice of the draft board on the third .for etn.Jfnr th fom hore
. It u I' i ,,.
I oi... - i oe ai v .-v,s, , o ., . i
i insf ructions nrior !o laki'lvf 1 he .said.
1 bus. for the induction filter. I Negotiations for the purchar. of
i., on . .. i,, i,,i., ; ,, i,iv It lie Hominy project , :re (Started
lie Ibe fnj lowing
Hall, .lamer. Troy Carver, W al lei
Lewis Hyatt, Waller Lee Shulei.
I oil. i- Lewi- l ong, Jesse Jenkins,
j Kaymond Medl'oi.l Silvern, John
' .lacks, m K i i k pal riok, Ziimnery
1 ( aldw.dl, ( lill'oiil llrowo, Colei.ian
Edwards, Elisley Roosevelt Rob
inson, Frank ( inlis, Wilfred Ru
f'us MehalToy, Coy Grooms.
William Teague Williams, Da
vid Kermit Collier, Cecil Kcubon
Robinson, Coy Hamilton Wood,
Earl Reno L'rmiklin, Francis Mc
Kinley Fie, Gerald Ray Hryson,
Dallas Luther Pruett, Glenn Phil
lips, Sij; Owens, Medford Addie
Crusty, Kenneth Earl Walker,
Harold Gordon Wiggins, Grady
Massie, and Bud Nelson.
Walter Seroggins, Charlie Hry
ant Mel all, (volunteer), James
Clyde Fisher, James Richard
Room, Lrastus Henry Crawford,
Charles Joseph Justice, Ted Har-g-'ove
Ohaiiibei s, James Oliver
Carver. Wiley Richard Woodard,
Wade Palmer, James Robert Fie,
Louis ( handler, Raymond Henry,
Elmer Rogers. John Brown.
Walter Everett Sutton, William
Ransom Frazier, Jr., Ralph Ben
jamin Winchester, Robert Emmet t
Iliad:,.,, Thomas Clifford Sheehan,
Joseph Verlir Green, Carl Rich
mond liiidgee. Normal. Dewey
. . . . , i
M ailey Warren
entrated on the Chicago.
"Five torpedoes headed right
(Continued on page 8)
Mr. and Mrs. William A Shool- j Messer, and Clyde Rufus Grasty.
i...,i .,,,,-... ti,.. l.irti. ,,f .. ' .1 1 d 1 1 1 - lUiiuiii Miller. Elmer
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Jennings an
nounce the birth of a son, James
Cecil Jennings, Jr., at the Hay
wood County Hospital on March
the 1st. Mr. Jennings is the man
ager of Belk-Hudson Department
News has been received here of
he death of Clayborne D. Dyal,
president of the Florida National
Bank, of St. Petersburg, and prom
inent in banking circles of his
state. His death occurred on Wed
nesday night, February 17th, from
a sudden heart attack.
Mr. Dyal had spent the past
twenty summers in Waynesville,
often coming back for a brief va
cation in the fall. He had been a
guest at the Hotel Waynesville
until last year when he stopped
at the Waynesville Country Club.
During the years he came here he
had made a number of friends.
Mr. Dyal was a native of Jeff
Davis county, Ga., and had been
in the banking business for many
Surviving are his wife, Mrs.
Nol a M. Dyal, and one son, Lt.
Clayborne DJ Dyal, Jr., U. S. Ma
rines Corps, stationed at Quantico,
William Andrew Shoolbred, at the
Haywood Ciunty Hospital on
Red ( Yoss War
Fund Drive Now
! tJnderwav In Area
i The Red Cross War Fund Cam
ipaign for the Haywood chapter
got under way on Monday morning
when a large group of volunteer
workers began soliciting contribu
tions in an endeavor to secure
f4,000 by the end of the week or
as soon thereafter as possible.
Early reports indicate that the
workers are being gladly received
and that the general public is con
On Saturday of this week booths
will be set up in strategic locations
both in Waynesville and Hazel
wood by Mrs. E. C. Wagenfeld and
a group of Girl Scouts. These girls
will receive contributions from
people who may have been missed
by the other workers.
A report of the contributions at
this time was not available, al
'.!'.s,uh a few of the workers have
completed the territory assigned
them, according to Rev. M. R. Wil
liam ti, war fund chairman for
the Haywood chapter.
A d ivnri;(.r ivho have completed
I ilf'ir iKSIuril'fl tuulo Qia vtraA V. V
Pless, Earl Tate Medford, GroverMr wnliamS(n to tur tnejr
lam. I'nee, Veilin Nut on Set.e,. t(Jgether wkh their
Charles Neal Justice, Thomas buti()Ila to L. N. Davis, nresident
lacks, oi I lit' am. .emery rloy.l .ftf-hn ehnnt.rr. ut him . th.
Haywood Home Building and Loan
Coleman llaynes, Lawrence Ken
neth 11 . .well, Hilly Bryan Medford,
(Continued on page 8)
Little Difficulty Experienced
Here With Rationing Of Food
Haywood housewives took the of dried beans. The clerk ex
rationing of canned fruits, vege- j pained that she would not get any
tabLs and dried beans, as a mat-; more points until April, and she
ter of fact this week, and reports informed him she was aware of all
from a number of grocery stores ' rules of rationing and wanted
revealed that very little confusion ' dried beans. She got them,
was created ! Traveling salesmen confused
Grocerymen reported that tae "veral stores on the points re
plan was pretty well understood quired for dried beans. The official
and little difficulty encountered in
cettinfir the Dlan to work.
Many families spent all their
points on Monday. Some ex
plained by spending them, they
would not give future buying of
food requiring points any more
thought until April first. One
housewife said: "All my rationed
canned goods is now on my pantry
shelf, and I can tell better how
to spread it out over a month, than
if I did not have it here."
A woman in Hazelwood convert
ed her 48 points into six pounds
ruling on dried beans, of all kinds
and peas is points per pound.
Dried and dehydrated soups carry
16 points per pound.
Most of the stores in the county
have displayed the selling price
and point cost of each item on
their shelves. This enables cus
tomers to shop at will without aid
of a salesperson.
The supply of tables of point
values for processed foods which
were to be secured from the post
office has been . exhausted. Mer
chants have been loaning their
The funds will be checked over
at the office, which is serving as
headquarters for the war fund
campaign, and then turned over
to H. B. Atkins, treasurer of the
local Red Cross chapter.
In order to raise the quota of
$4,000 everyone has been asked to
double the amount they have form,
erly given to the Red Cross.
As A Convenience for the
Public, We Have ....
Forms . . .
both stale and federal,
as well as partnership, cor
They are yours for the ask
ing. THE MOUNTAINEER