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iHiblished Twice-A-Weck In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
G6lh YEAR NO. 19 12 PAGES Associated Press
WAYNESVILLE, .N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 3, 1931
$3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Countia
'.-, .well known colored
f t(.M.nt of human
. pAirn nf nth.
M,e s.. the pastor of their
move here from Ashe
ms certain repairs have
before the preacher can
, appeal for money is bas
Ljroumfe. thai the preach
1'i, , better job by being
and in constant contact
peal is so sincere, that
dually chalks up another
T Cathey likes to approach
L from a practical angle.
v; day while discussing the
4 production of poultry
neone asked him:
far can Haywood safely go
with his typical sly grin,
as long as they keep ex
Lake Junaluska, and get
i and more Methodist
ire im here, there will never
danger of over-production."
ibis explanation nis listen
ed satisfied, and when last
heading for a store hand-
Position - -
tencc of Purpose
ther day w hen the group
es were setting aboard the
bcral of I he colored men
Noun in front, in order to
ker group picture.
H the boys hesitated a mom-
then someone in the crowd
let down like you were
a broad grin, on li is face,
i-d lioy asked: "You mean
I'm shooting craps?" And
lytic of Fashions
fa in trying to get a head
spring house cleaning has
M her efforts MlPprove
F .'in going through some
fiey boxes, she found an
"i of hats big, little, mid-
and all colors.. Down at
'Hi she found one. none tho
I'r wear, that with a slight
' and a touch there, will
perfect snrinc hat Nnw
ll set. '
'icr husband does not It now
fiie'll still need monev for
It-bul the money is really
""maay present a new
luring for Red Cross work
""Ri.ne most unsuspected
ll!r '"ance, you've noticed
11 new Hcd Cross placards
"I's years slogan, "Give
Those rardc !.r lit.
fhe handiwork of Mr.' and
' rancher. They started
I1? a stencil, with the idea
w assembly line produc
they decided that cutting
was not nn, r.t tu:..
f'dden or otherwise.
fV tOOk a (ll.nn ht-oafh orl
f their sleeves, and printed
e posters by hand!
iiitaliiska Puts 300 Acres Into Homesites
' -'ames A. Howard, sup
l of Evangelism of South
Baptists, will be the
I wunty-wide evange.
W mass meeting at the
PUst churt here tonight
F attendance Is expected,
am 1S raiea as
-most forceful speakers
( Cain in,
reofin.f ic' .
, . preparatory 10
'n-Wlde evanoBH.fi- '
begin i-,n..u net.
- .. ...um, 0111.
Stately Main Street Pines Give Way To Progress
I h A , l- xs v - . -
; -v : "r 1
Ilumber Big Improvements
Hre Being Undertaken
On Assembly Grounds
Between 250 and 300 acres between Highway No. 19 and
the southern shore of Lake Junaluska will be divided into
suitable building sites for expanding the residential area of
the Southern Methodist Assembly. The dicision to convert
this area into building lots, and place them on sale by June
first, was made by the building and grounds commitee, of
which Dr. Elmer T. Clark is chairman.
As engineers work on platting, and mapping this new
area, carpenters, painters, decorators, plumbers and electric
ians will move into the Assembly G rounds for several other
major projects, including the erection of another $100,000 a
partment unit; enclosing the auditorium with glass; renovat
ing 1 he Terrace Hotel; rework Camp Adventure; an extensive
landscaping program, in addition to a'paving program now
A Mountaineer photographer made this picture just as the huge white pine at the corner , of Main
and Academy Streets started to fall earthward. Two large bulldozers were tugging at cable attached
to the tree, and pulled it out of the ground,, by. the ruois,.Tlia.sile Is being cleared, of the trees fur
"' the Oak Park Courts now well under construction. The First Baptist church can bo seen in the bae'k
ground. It Is estimated this tree 'is 75 years old. (Staff 1'hulo).
Survey Commission Ready
To Sign Report Tonight;
Goes To Boards Wednesday
Marrh Sri...i.. ...in.
, - - "uujr w 11.1 1
"id not ty,,.u i i
f, ; "'waay and Monday
uesday partly cloudy and
til Wa..n-o..iit. ,
t -.jweavwe wmpera
"ed by the staff of the
rv '"rmi: ;
Max. Min. Rainfall
' ' 1 53 .17
73 38 -
-65 .. .062
Another 100 men from Haywood
leave for pre-induction tests on
Wednesday, March 14, according to
today's announcement of the Selec
tive Service Board.
The Board has also received a
call for 25 men to leave for induc
tion on Friday, March 16.
Address Jay cees
Rev. M. R. Williamson will be
the speaker at the monthly sup
per meeting tonight ol the Jaycees.
The meeting will bo hold at Pat
rick's Cafeteria, starting at 7:30,
it was announced by Charlie Wood
Rev. Mr. Williamson will speak
on i "Americanism" thp theme f"i'
alh Jaycees for the month, Mr.
HOME FROM HOSPITAL
Master David Hugh Smith, tiircc-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Nrc
son Smith of Waynesville, is at
I : , n nnnrnrlrrtnillV
jaat week at the Haywood .1
Typists were pushing tdny to
complete the copying of the 35 to
40 pages of the report of the lnlcr
Cily Survey Commission. The
plans arc for the commission to
meet tonight and formally sign the
detailed report of findings relative
to the towns of Waynesville and
llazelwood, according to D. Reeves
Noland, commission chairman.
The vast details have been ap
proved by the commission, and it
is just a matter of rushing the re
port into final typed form for the
signatures, it was learned from
On Wednesday afternoon the
three members of the commission
from Waynesville, together with
Mr. Noland, will formally present
the full report to the Waynesville
aldermen and mayor.
On Wednesday night the three
llazelwood members of the com
mission, together with Mr. Noland
will formally present the same full
report to the Hazelwood board of
aldremen and mayor.
Mr. Noland said that the present
schedule called for the full release
of the report in the Thursday after
noon isue of The Mountaineer.
The report covers the findings
of the commission who have
brought together numerous facts
and figures from several different
state and federal agencies.
Members of the commission
have worked far into the nights,
C. of C. Has
90 Of Goal
At noon Saturday the Cliamhci
of Commerce membership drive
had reached nearly !(! per cent of
its $7500 goal. Hai ry Bourne, chair
man, announced that $0.7 18 had
been raised in cash aim pledge
leaving $782 to go. lie added that
several people had not yet com
pleted their reports.
The Chamber hopes to go over
the toj by March III. the dale set
for the end of the drive
Workmen of the water depart
ment in making a routine check
up of the fire hydrant; in town,
found that the bronze parts of one
remote hydrant had been stolen.
Officials believe it was taken
and sold for junk.
The newer type hydrants would
have "drowned" the person trying
to remove the part, unless tiiey
understood the operations of the
plug, it was explained.
OUT OF HOSPITAL
Dairy Specialists Will
Lead; Discussion Tuesday
Can Control Mastitis" by Dr. C.
Grinnclls, Professor of Yeteriii-
Siv rfairv snerialisfs will d'im
rirld at. ihe Dairy 1).
School to be held at the Courthouse ary .Scic nee p f .
. . a Vfii. talks 1 10:30 - 11 JO r A buccessiui c.au
Z TZ& Z JSJZ' Raising Hrogram'Wby r R. K.
MXir movie with jj Waugh, Professor of Da.ry Pro
comments for the afternoon. !fduct ton. CJ
Besides the school all day Tues-! 1UX - .13in Ca
day. there are to be meetings every j,Ue Insects by Professor G. D.
St Mday through Friday for Jones Extensionogls
liv!S f'Sililfl 7 - ,' ment" bv J. A.'Arey. in charge of
Mrs. S. H. Bushnell lell the Duke
Hospital today and will be at the
home of her son, S. II. Bushnell,
Jr.. in Durham.
Mrs. Ben Sloan will -cinain with
her mother f'r this week before
mf nrninc to Wavm-sville. Mr.
Sloan and children spent the week- mation,
Whether the "flowers that bloom
in the spring" mean u ilay.ling
Kaster bonnet or a down-to-earth
session with a spade and fertilizer
ou will be l)h to find your own
interpretation of spring' during the
community-wide "Salute to Spring
and Kaster" scheduled for (lie en.l
of this week by local merchanK
On March 8, !. and 10 the mer
chants of Hie area are gelling to
gether to offer unusual values in
snring merchandise. Mothers will
have the opportunity to'.KselsctJ
Faster wardrobes for th 'whole
family at prices I hat Won't start
fathers roaring like the March Hon.
Farmers can purchase tools for
cultivating a whole field: and the
owner of a cherished lied of pan
sies can find just the trowel she
wants for loosening the soil.
So whether you want to step ;i
long in the Kaster Parade, or gel
down and dig in the garden, walcli
The Mountaineer for the special
values offered in the merchants'
''Salute to Spring and Faster."
The Mountaineer Chapter of fhe
National Secretaries Association
has just been notified that it s
monthly bulletin, The Mmintain
elle, is ranked among the top forty
in Ihe Lulled Stales. It is the only
one in North Carolina to attain this
rating, and one of seven in the
Southeastern district of the N S.A,
Mrs. Louise Stahl, its editor, ex
plained, "This means that we were
one of 'Jie forty leaders 'u the pre
liminary scoring, which was based
on the October, November and De
cember issues Now we are to enter
our bulletin from January through
June; and the final award will be
given al our national convention in
Houston. Texas, in July.
Miss Mary Medford is president
of Hie chapter, which was organiz
ed last April. The first issues of
the bulletin was put out. in May,
with Miss Medford. Miss Clara Dot
son. Miss Rufina Bright, and Miss
Palsy Rogers assisting Mrs. Stahl.
Publications entered by the 300
chapters of the Association are
jinked on nine different qualities:
identification, continuity, general
appearance, general content, F.ng
lish. chapter news, national inlor-
edur.it iottal value, and
All this was announced this week
by Dr. H. G. Allen, superintendent
of the Assembly. Other local mem
bers of the Buildings and Grounds
committee are Admiral W. N.
Thomas and W. Hugh Massie.
The contract for platting and
surveying the new area for rest
denlial lots was given to Watta
Justice, local civil engineer.
The area will be fully develop.
ed, with streets, and extension of
water and sewer lines. Thu area
overlooks Ihe entire Lake area
from a high elevation, and affords
a full view of the Lake below and
TO CUT T1MBF.R
Special limber crews are expect
ed within a few days to start mak
ing a survey of the heavy timber
in the undeveloped area of the
grounds, with the view of cutting it
oil prior to starting the sale of
(See Junaluska Pane 6)
end in Durham.
formal and art.
Hazelwood Post Office
Scheduled To Become
First Class In July
July seems I" Ik- a month which show I hat the oil ire had receipts
HazeJwwKl Post. OH ice -makes,,! or me year -. --7
ert to s:i.i,.w lor me pM-venn j.
lOVrH mtolmaking a net gain of $.Mi3
a new. and modern bru k building. J m scTup
with expanded facilities. ()n the gr0SSi it was cxpaincd.
This coming July the office is j Thc HazcWOod office occupies a
scheduled, to become a first class ,hricjt building at the corner of
ofice, according to Thurman R ;!Main and Richland streets. The
Smith, postmaster. This is the same: buUding has j 506 square feet of
rating of the: Waynesville and Can-!:fioor space, has about 500 patron
ton offices here in Haywood. (families, and 315 combination type
Postmaster Smith sard that busi- jboxes. The building is 60 by 26
ness at the Hazelwood off ice show-1 feet, and was erected by R. L. Pre
ed an increase of over $10,000 forjjvost and leased to the post office
1950 over that of 1949. The records -.department for a 10-year period.
New 1951 burley market lug quo
tas will give North Carolina an In
crease of approximately 12 per
ceii in tobacco acreage, according
to the Department of Agriculture's
This will mean a total of 13.005
acres, compared with 12,153 acres
lieserve allotments lo be given
new growers are In the same ratio,
willi 2.238 acres being given this
year as against 2,185 last.
The Haywood office of Ihe Pro
duction and Marketing Administra
tion expects lo announce in an
olher ten days exactly what this
state quota will mean to the county.
Present acreage produces an in
come of about one million dollars.
The board of commissioners in
regular first Monday session today
were handling regular routine mat
ters. They set the date to sit as a
board of equalization and review,
and will devote the week of March
l!)th to hearing complaints on tax
adjustments and valuations of
Red Cross Drive
Is Being Pushed
A. J, Fancher. co-chairman of the
lied Cross Fun6SI4j;ive for Hie area,
reported this morning that "some
contributions arc already in.'' He
added that since the drive began
only last Thursday, no formal re
port could be made for another
This year's goal for the Haywood
chapter is $5,082.
Named By Band Students Year Ago
try ' 1
laf !fs j . 0 -"''I
V . ' ( ' . x: ' N. 1
Little Miss Cathey Isley is Indebted to many people for her nam'
in fact a whole high school band. She is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles isley, and when she was born a year ago. the hand
students, which her 'father directs, insisted they name Ihe new
baby. The baud students selected the name Sarah Catherine,
with the stipulation that she be called "Cathey" and she !.
Cathey has a 5-year-uld sister, Betsy. (Staff Photo).
Numerous High Honors In
State Band Contest Sat.
Home And Farm
Today marks life appliance nf
the third in the scries of Home
and Farm pictorial pasrv Cent
er Pitieon is the community feat
ured. Pictures and texl are co
ordinated to give a complete
story of the activities and ac
complishment, of the area.
Featured 1. 11 111 family is that of
Charles Friuard IMainoiis.
From Car As It
William li (rant was painfully
injuicd when Ins car left the New
found highway detour to Ashevtlle
aboNl 145 a m. Friday morning.
The accident tiappeiied about two
miles east of ('anion, accordim; to
Patrolman W. U. Woolen, who in
vestigated Hie wreck.
Gaul was removed lo Ihe Hay
wood county Hospital (or treatme nt
lor cuts ami bruises.
The 1050 Ford, said by Patrol
man Woolen, to have been owned
by the Nu-Maid Company, was
Frank M. Davis To
Commissioner Frank Davis will
be I lie guest speaker al Ihe Hael-j
wood llooster's Club meeting' on 1
.Thursday. March f! The meeting'
will hi- held al 7 p in. al the- Pres
byterian Church Fellowship .Hall.
The topic nl Commissioner Davis'
talk has not yet been announced.
Sam Lane is president.
Seventeen members from The
Waynesville Townshio High School
Baud participated in Ihe solo and
quartet contest held Saturday at
Lincolnlim and each groim from
here brought back honors This
was tile Stale Contest and has
heretofore been held with Ihe band
concert at GriA'nshurti.
J. D. Stanley, bass horn soloist
became the first soloist from
Waynesville to win the highest hon
or of superior rating.
Fmniett Balentine, Jr., was rat-
j ed excellent on his trombone solo.
1 lie saxophone quart-el received
first place and was made up of
Mark Rogers. Stanford Massie,
Dale HatclifTe, and Helen Garrett.
First place honor was given the
clarinet quartet wilh Lillian Med
ford, Nancy RischotT, Sylvia New
ell, and Linda Sloan.
'The flute trio received first placa
with Jane Rogers. Joyce Carter,
and Aileen Williams.
Second places went to the cor
net epiartet with Robert Massie,
Mary Ann Byrd. George Dewey
Stovall, and Robert Stretcher; the
horn quartet With Belly Noland,
Dorothy Caldwell, Barbara Chase,
and Betty Anne Howell.
Mr. Isley said this was the most
successful contest in which they
The band will go to Greensboro
in April for the Slale Finals al
which time about filly-five students
The mixed chorus will enter the
conlest in Ashevilh-en March !7!h
and go In Greensboro l sing in
Ihe stale-wide Festival nril Ml It.
GUI'. FN F.NTFKS HOSPITAL-
.1 I Green will enter Minion
Hospital, Ashevillc, during the
I coming week.
Sheriff In Search Of A
Large Confederate Flag
A .sheriff spends most of hitf The men-haul explained that he
time lookintr for violators of the113" "' ''Homers Irom up
law, stolen goods, and stills. This,ortl' a.So
week Sheriff Fred Y.
added another item to his list of
things to find.
He Is now searching for a Con
The flag is not for use by the
officials as they go tramping about
the countryside in pursuit cf their
work, but for a business man who
wants to hang the flag in bis store.
lot of friends
Yankeeland. and he had
a real need for a Confeder
ate flag in his place of business.
In fact, the merchant himself is
from the country north of the Mas
on and Dixon line, but now a con
firmed Southerneer, and he wants
to 'proudly display his adopted
The sheriff is determined to fee
that his wishes are met. i
Killed ... . 0
(This Information com
piled from Records of
State Highway Patrol.)