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"It'i easy W love people for
year and years. The hard
art is tft love the sam pe-
Lnesville's best known
shoppie Tuesday In a
ilea manner, in ia,
Lnright puzzled. She did
Ut quantity, nor what
it she knew exacUy how
Id sit down to her table
Living, and she knows
I habits of each one to
zled look resulted from
i!er family are ardent
this is how she explained
till be too excited to eat
kcause tey uk 10 gei n
fearly. So I won't fix much
(Waynesville should fail
ganie, they'll be too Bick
ipper I certainly wish I
at to do."
Published Twice-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Greal Smoky Mountains NaUonal Park
65th YEAR NO. 94 12 PAGES Associated Press
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, NOV 23, 1930
$3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countid
trcet has taken on a
)i appearance, with the j
lored lights overhead, and
fine trees strapped to each
fj the way.
fecial decorations are to
two-fold purpose for the
fand the Christmas season.
I the first time In several
kat any evergreens have
$d in decorating the streets.
id Sunenor Court Clerk
atherwood Is spending his
in office working on the
aviest court docket and
the role of teacher.
lupils" are incoming Hay-
iwrior Court Clerk J. B
2 incoming Macon Superior
Merk Kate McGee.
i "students" watch carefully
shadow of Judge J. Will
iench as "Professor" Leath-
f takes his notes and docu
he rourt procedure,
ithc freshmen clerks, elect
j month to their first public
I will start work officially
Jht 4 when they are swoin
f.Miss Kate," Macon county's
ady public official and pret
indidate in Western North
a s elections, the introduc-
(to official duties will be a
i of fire.
diatelv after she takes her
office, the attractive. 27;
Siunette with lert blu
till nlunee Into Macon
ee Sidelight Page 4)
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Monday As Expansion Starts
wood County Superior Court
lose shop this afternoon until
ge J. W. Pless of Marion, on
cn ior me current two-wccK
whic'i ooened Monday., will
e lona recess for the Thank?-
f recess will come at the close
is ffternoon's business,
fsterday afternoon, Judge Pless
ired a non-suit as to the man
Inter charge against James
Jhall Bryson, 27-year-old Can
service station operator.
charge had arisen from the
Ps of Mrs. Lloyd Shuler of
1. and her 12-year-old daugh
'illie Roselle, in a traffic accl
lon Highway 276 near Cruso
fight of August 3.
fyson nlearipH innocent.
4e defense motion for non-suit
tie grounds of insufficient state
tnce followed the conclusion
fsttmony by state highway pa
fren who had investigated the
kSm' aftnrnsul f C Smath
if rantnH .nj in n .. iTi-nnota
Waynesville, offered no witness-
faunng the brief hearing,
e investigating officers said
Shuler and her daughter had
Sited from a truck driven by
t Shuler's husband and had Just
fad to cross the . highway to
fnd a prayer meeting at the
Jrch nearby whea they were
fk by an auto.
tr tiouuinnH rMinfv' folks are
washing thttclock Way", we cirt't
Only a few hours are left before
they will take off for the tradition
al Thanksgiving Day; holiday.
For the county's school children,
it adds up to a four-day vacation.
County Schools uperlntenaeni
Jack Messer said 'all the public
schools would stay closed until
Monday morning after classes were
i dismissed this afternoon.
For the football fans, irianns
giving Day means the close of the
regular season for the county s
big powers: Canton ana waynes
ville will clash at Canton ai zuu
Banks, post offices, the Haywood
County Court House, and the
stores, which will remain open this
afternoon, will be closed all aay
The two-week criminal term oi
Haywood Superior Court will re
cess this afternon for a tour-aay
Judge J. W. Pless won t convene
court again until Monday morn-.
in the churches, two union
services are scheduled.
Thp Methodist and Baptist
Churches of Clyde will sponsor a
joint service at 7 p.m. today at
the Central Methodist L-nurcn i
Clyde The Rev. Asmond Maxwen,
pastor of the Morning star mem-
odist Church, will be principal
Waynesville's traditional Union
Thanksgiving Service will be held
at 9 a.m. Thursday at tne rirsi
Methodist Church here.
The Rev. Broadus Wall, pastor
of the First Baptist Church, will
preach the Thanksgiving Day ser
mon. Participating in the service will
be the Rev. J. E. Yountz, pastor oi
ih. hKt rhurrh the Rev. Edgar
Goold rector of Grace Episcopal
Church here, and the Rev. Malcolm
Williamson, pastor of the Waynes
ville Presbyterian cnurcn.
Waynesville Township mgn
School students heard a Thanks
giving Day address yesterday by
Admiral W. N. Thomas of Lake
Junaluska, retired chief ot ravy
The annual Thanksgiving Day ;
chapel program was sponsored by
the school's Tally-Ho wun.
Through the long ThanKsgiving
Day weekend, the feature evenis
will be staged by tne rounn an
nual Haywood County iodbcco
Neighbors Brighten Fire
For a while. It looked as thougn
Mr. and Mrs. Clyde West and their
seven youfttsU'tt "wfiuldn ' hav
much to be thankful for when
Thanksgiving Day came.
Rn onlv for a While.
A fire shortly after noon on Tues
day, robbed them of their modest
frame home and practically every
thing but the clothes they were
The young couple were pretty
close to rock bottom when they
hurried home from work and saw
the charred, smoking timbers that
lust a few minutes before had been
the place where they lived.
Outside, saved from the fire,
were only a raoiu, a ww H,rl"
furniture, and the family Bible.
But immediately, neighbors near
by and friends at Wellco Shoe
Corporation where Mrs. west
works, and Unagusta Manufactur
ing Company, where Mr. West
works, swung into action.
Mrs. Leila Parham, assistant
Wellco plant manager, backed by
Heinz oilman, owner of the cor
ized a relief cam
paign to aid the Wests and their
I Filling the most immediate need,
the Wests neighbors, Mr. ana Mrs.
Clarence Moore, otlerea me iamny
a place in their own home until
they could find another house.
Mrs. West's fellow workers at
Wellco chipped in $300 in cash.
Others in and outside of the
-ptant-contrrbuteff ' cldthinrf" and
Wellco gave the parents and
each of the children a pair of bed
The corporation also had a truck
picking up donations of heavy
items and delivering them to the
w i. Prpvnst. Sr.. head of the
llnnausla Manufacturing Company
who owned the home where the
West's lived, also pledged the aid
of his company for the relief of
(See Neiihbors rage oi
Next step io the expansion of
the Haywood Electric Membership
Corporation's rural power system
will open Monday when work starts
on the rephastng of the main line
between Bethel and Cruso.
This is part of the $000,000 (mo-
Ject announced earlier.
llavw-ood REA Manager K. t .
Sheffield said this morning Mwer
would be cut off in that area be
tween the hours Of 8 a. in. and 11
h m., and 1 p. m. and 5 p. m. from
Monday through Friday, unless bad
weather prevents the crews from
He estimated that it would take
about three months to re-phase the
main lines throughout the corpora
tion's six-county system.
The effect or the work, he ex
plained, would be to triple the
lines' load-carying capacity.
This will provide for the antici
pated increase In the customers in
the future, and at the same nine
provide more power to the pres
The current main-line system, he
continued, has one "hot" wire and j
three neutral, or wound wires. j
The re-phasing will leavo the
system with three "hot" wires and1
One effect would be lo elimi
nate the Interruptions In service
and damage to equipment caused
by overloading conditions.
The work on the Hcim '-t i uso
lines will have no after! on tne
Bethel-Clyde customers, he suUl.
Mr. Sheffield added linn nuni-
w upIII hn . advised ueunenana
Lwhen crews will start work on lines
in their sections.
To Speak At Festival Friday
j i r -
U, S. Senator Clyde R. lloey (left) and Assistant State Budget
Director I). S. Coltrane will be featured speakers Friday during
the Fourth annual Haywood County Tobacco Harvest Festival.
Teachers To Get $50,500
Christmas Gift From State
Mr and Mrs. Tommy Murray of
Hampton, Virginia, are spending
the holiday week-end with the tat
ter's mother, Mrs. W. L. McCrack
en. Mr. and Mrs. Hermit Murray of
Hampton, Va., are spending the
Thanksgiving week-end here as
guests of Mrs. Murray's mother.
'Mrs. John Underwood.
Bishop Garber To Speak At
Methodist Rally Monday
Bishop Paul N. Carber of Gen-1
cva, Switzerland, will be featured
speaker here Monday at the Mis
sionary rally for Waynesville Dis
The rally will open at the First
Methodist Church at "It a.m.
Other speakers will be Mrs. Fred
O Dryman. promotion secretary of
the Woman's Society for Christian
Service: and Dr. L. B. Hayes, rep
resentative of the Conference
Board of Missions and Church Ex
tension. The Rev. W. Jack Huneycutt the
Waynesville District superintend-
of the serv-
Wednesday, November 22 -rtly
cloudy and warmer Wed
day and Thursday.
f'Ufhdal , Waynesville tempera
fe as recorded by the staff of
State Test Farm):
rat Max, Mia. Rainfall
w. 20 ......... 61 41 .45
21 45 IT .JOl .
CORWIN MANN IMPROVING
Mr. Corwin A. Mann, Route 1,
Waynesville. of the Bethel com
munity, who has been ill for sev
eral months and who has been at
Mission hospital in Asheville for
it., noct twn nr three weeks is much
improved but is still not having
I visitors. . -U?" i
Presbyterians To Hold
Services In Observance Of
Their 75th Anniversary
Sunday the Waynesville Presby
terian church will, with appxo
j priata exercises, observe the 75th
i anniversary of the organization of
i ih rhurrh The schedule calls
i for a program in the Sunday School
; at 10 00 o'clock at which time a
; review of the progress of the Sun
day School will be given by K. u
Prevost, Senior Ruling Elder of
the church, and for a number of
years superintendent of the Sun
day School. All former Sunday
School officers and teachers will
be recognized as well as those who
through the years have attended
At the 11:00 o'clock hour, the
nnv Malmlm R. Williamson, pas
tor of the church, will deliver the
anniversary sermon. The service
will be dedicated to all former
pastors. Ruling Elders and Dea
rons who have served the church
since its organization. The church
was organized on November inn,
1875 by the Rev. Alfred J. Mor
rison, Evangelist of Mecklenburg
, ' T.ma Parlr . thp
urandfather of Mr. James R. Boyd! ruling elders and the charter mem
of Waynesville, and Jeremiah Rat- bership consisted of only 8 persons,
pM Jx wexe tbe .first elected! (See page 2,. Section 2), .
ent, will be in charge
Prior to his election to the
Episcopacy In 1044, Bishop i.arner
was dean of the Duke University
Ho was nssiened to the Geneva
area immediately after his election.
Since going abroad immediately
after his election, he has been
supervising the work of the church
in central and southern Europe and
in North Africa.
This will be one of a series of
similar rallies to be held in all
the districts in the church's West
ern North Carolina Conference.
All these meetings are open to
the general public.
Havwood will gel an additional
highway patrolman on December
first. This announcement came
front Cpl. Prltcha'rd Smith today,
as he (old of the increase of per
sonnel in this county to live patrolmen.
u,.iiiii.i!in n I., llasden. now
stationed in Macon county, will be
transferred on December first.
Haywood is a five-man area, ac
cording lo Patrol records, but due
to a scarcity of men, there have
been only four stationed here for
I he past two years.
Patrolman Basden comes with a
high record of service.
C of C To Elect
Haywood County's school touch-i
ers will get a .$50,000 Christmas!
prwtent from th state next montht
Actually, the money represents
.salaries withheld last year.
The payment depended on wheth
er the state had surplus funds at
the end of the year.
The stale did.
If there's a surplus next year,
the teachers will get a similar year-
County Schools Superintendent
.lack Messer said today the checks
for the withheld salaries would be
issued December 11.
To receive the money are teach
ers holding graduate, Grade A, or
Grade U certificates.
Former teachers who served in
the schools last year also will re
ceive the extra checks, even If they
have not been teaching during the
The extra checks, scaled accord
ino i rwtiniz and experience, will
range from a minimum ?i-so w a
The minimum will go lo teach
ers holding Class B certificates and
having nine months' experience.
The biggest will go to teachers
(See Teacher Page 6)
A tour of Haywood County's in
dustries started this morning,
launching the second day of Hay
wood County s Fourtn annua xu
bacco Harvest Festival.
The five-day event opened last
night with a Barn Warming Dance
that attracted hundreds to me
Featuring the dance was the
Wheelbarrow Promenade, spon
sored by 53 Haywx County firms,
"Farmerettes" were transported
around the dance floor In wheelbar
rows pushed by their "farmer" es
corts. Tonight, Ma Dorothy Vreden
burgh of Birmingham, Ala , one
of the South s outstanding woman
civic leaders, will address tne
Festival audience at the Armory.
The evening program will open
at 7 p.m. with a music conceit.
Mrs. Vredenburg will be intro
duced by State Home Demo '-.stra-tion
Agent Ruth Current of the
N. C. State College Agriculture
"The March of Times" featuring
the candidates for the crown of
Ewivnl nni'iMi will follow Mrs.
Playing during tonight's program
will be the Dcaver Sisters of Pigeon
and the Southernaires quartet of
The contestants for Festival
queen will be presented formally
tomorrow night during the Tobac
co Harvest Festival ball.
Teddy Martin and his orchestra
will play for this affair.
Friday's rich menu will present:
the big Festival parade, starting
at 2 p.m. at Waynesville High
School; " - " ' "."."
Addresses by Clyde R. Hoey.
senior U. S. Senator from North
Carolina, and Assistant State
Budget Director D. S. Coltrane;
The Tobacco Show at the Hay
wood County Court House;
(See Festival Page 6
A nominating committee is con
sidering a slate of prospective offi
cers to seive the Waynesville
Chamber of Commerce for 1951.
The committee Johnny Cudde
back. Dave Felmet, and incumbent
Chamber President James Kil
patriek was appointed at last
(See C of C Page 6)
Wellco Shoe Corp- Gives
Watches To 13 Employees
Tobacco Show To
Be Staged At
The Tobacco Show, leading fea
ture of the Fourth annual Tobacco
Harvest Festival, will be held at
the Haywood County Court House
Producers will have entries com
peting In three divisions, with cash
prizes ready to go to those finish
ing in the top five placs.
Judging the event will lx J. W.
Van Arsdall, Lexington. Ky , to
bacco grader; and Roy Bennett and
S. N. Hawks, tobacco specialists of
the N. C. State College Agriculture
Christmas came early this year
for 13 employees of Wellco Shoe
Corporation as a gift of a wrist
Presbyterian Church Observing 75th Anniversary
&';..;?. rf. . -. i - -:
ft ' -::; Lit.
watch has already arrived for the
employees who have been with tha
firm for nine years.
The company started here nine
years ago, and according to H. W.
Rollman. president, the employees
still with the company since it be
gan "were given watches in rec
ognition of the fine services.''
Those getting watches were:
Hazel Wyatt. Lena Mae Cuthbert
son. Elizabeth Frazier. Beatrice
Palmer. Georgia Mull, Helen Jack
Caldwell, Flora Caldwell, Wilraa
Gordon, David Smith, Corbett
Smathe'rs,. Leila Parham. Lola Hol
lingsworth. and Kathryne Robin-
REV. M, R. WILLIAMSON, pas
tor of the Waynesville Presby
terian church here.
t kn 7t K onnivorn.
Special services will be held Sunday at the Presbyterian cnurcn in ooservan.e ""- '
S. Se weeks observance began last Sunday night with a nuis.cal program. .Staff Photo-.
Injured . ... 23
Killed . : ; . 7
(This information com
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