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The Carolina mountaineer. (Waynesville, Haywood County, N.C.) 1925-1925, August 06, 1925, Page 1, Image 1

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1 Opportunity's Empire-Wayrtesville Altitude 2,850 Feet-Unsurpassed Natural Resources for the tocation of Manufacturing Industries Volumd XXXVII. Number 29 WAYNESVILLE, HAYWOOD COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA THURSDAY, AUG. Gth. 1925. $2.00 a Year in Advance, $2.50 if not so Paid -f An Important Real Estate Deal! Presbyterian Church Has New Organ h FAMOUS BROOK SIDE ORCHARD NE.4R WAYNESVILLE IS SOLD. Negotiations of importance to the apple industry in Haywood county was consumated with the sale of Brook side by the estate of the late Colonel R. P. Johnston to C. A. Black, former ly of Charlotte. Lying two miles from Waynesville, on the Pigeon Gap road, Brookside covers an area of about 100 acres and I ' 'contains a growth productive of Wine saps, Stayman's, Romes, Newtown Pippins, York Imperials anl other stable varieties, well adapted to the climate conditions of this area. The orchard is equipped with a storage plant and the various other essentials l the harvesting and marketing of a full yield. Transfer of Brookside marks the relinquishment by the Johnston estaie of the last of iit:: o.vhr.rcl properties and cs Mr. Black, foi merly in the t'an-f.r business :! Clrirlol'e and now holder of coTv.l Table liu. incss t.ronjrty here, rank a.: one of the coun ty's principal It'Liiit "Towers. Ksti niatel of hi-; total orchard holdings Mm well in excess of .'100 m res. Some time sgo he established a residence on the orchard that adjoins Brookside. The tract was once known as the Old Hoggs orchard, the trees havine, been set out by one of the pioneer in vestors of the Goodyear family hold ings now include the Goodyear Welt Company. It was in the Johnston family 14 years and was one of Col onel Johnston's best producers. In asmuch as apple trees bear fruit until they or 75 to 125 years of age, the Black acquisition is regarded as being in its prime. Friends pay high tribute to the new owner and point to him as the type of fruit grower who is welcomed by producers hereabouts. He is the sort of man who believes in the invocation of modern methods of growing and selling fruit and who is not wedded to old and obsolete ideas. He is typi cal, too, of a large element of the prosperou$ residents of the Land of the Sky, being attracted here as va cation seeker with no idea of ever putting any money into these sur rounding hillsides. Black decided a few years ago that a brief outing in the mountains would give him a rest he needed and would invigorate him for the coming win ter's business. He wasn't sick or suf fering; was just a victim of that run down feeling to which the medicine advertisements often refer. He got to walking around Waynesville, where he was visiting to enjoy the sunrise; and first thing he knew, he was climb ing a little higher on the hillside ev ery morning without any sacrifice of strength. A tour that tired him dur ing the early part of his stay merely inspired him to cover moie territory after a few weeks and he listen to the stories told of appl" growers' profits. The result ha-, been set forth. BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION. Dr. B. F. Smathers was given a very delightful birthday dinner last Sun day by his daughter, Mrs. Jack Holtz claw at her rustic lodge on the Bal sam road. Only Dr. Smathers' im mediate family ware present, includ ing Mrs. Smathers, Mr. and rs. George Smathers and Mr. and Mrs. Will Smathers of Asheville, Mrs. Emma Willis Mrs. J. P. Herren and Miss Ella Smathers. Dr. and Mrs. Smathers celebrated their golden wedding on Saturday. Mrs. Louise D. Kelly of Charlotte has arrived for a visit of Beveral weeks to her daughter, Mrs. Ira Thackston. BALSAM NEWS. Last Sunday afternoon the Meth odist Sunday school was addressed by the following: Mis' Virginia Jen kins, Associate Supt. of the Western N. C. Conference S. S. Board, Dr. C. G. Hounshell, Secretary Board of Missions and Mr. M. W. Brabham, leader in S. S. Training, all of whom are spending the summer at Lake Junaluska. Mr. Monteith of Sylfa addressed the Baptist Sunday school Sunday morning. The Balsam graded School opened Monday morning with $2 pupils and the following teachers: Mr. C. Cooper mm m zmmmMgMK I p i f-nn i mwi ii, . ,..,.,1 MOTORCADE TO PASS THROUGH WAYNESVILLE. The Atlanta-Asheville motorcade, which is to celebrate the formal open- ing of the new highway connecting the! southern metropolis with the capital the Hotel Cordon will give selection-! of the Land of the Sky, will passjjn Grace Episcopal church on Sunday, through Waynesville in the after- August 9th, at eleven o'clock. The noon of September fifteenth. The motorcade is under the aus- pices of the Atlanta Journal. A dele- gation of Asheville citizens with sev - eral cars, will act as official escort for the party which leaves 1 1 . i . . . i Atlai.ta cpiemuer mui. The governors of every state and : r . -k a l 1 province ;uo.u.reai, v anaua. u. .ew uneans nave oeen mviieu 10 participate in the conference and it is expected that every city on the route will be represented in the Appalach- ian highway tour ending in Asheville. The first stop will be in Murphy, where they will spend the night. They will lunch in Bryson City and will be in Waynesville in the after - noon for a short time. Practically all towns along the way will offer some kind of entertainment for the motorists. The highway is now completed with the exception of about twenty miles between Bryson City and Andrews, which is under process of construction. DECORATION DAY AT GROVE. MAPLE ignated as the day for cleaning the cemetery and decorating the graves at Maple Grove formerly known as Turpin's Chapel. Those who have friends or relatives buried at this place are urged to take tools and lunch as they are expected to spend the day there. METHODIST SOCIETY TO MEET. The Woman's Miissionary Society of the M. E. Church, South, will meet Friday afternoon, August 11th, at 3:30 at the church. All members are urged to attend and visitors are most cordially invited. Mrs. Carrie Willis of New Bern is here visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Hyatt. of Sylva, principal, Mrs. R. U. Sutton of Sylva, intermediate and Miss Hal-1 lie Harrell of Sulphur, Ky. primary. 1 The school was addressed by Prof. I Hough of Sylva Collegiate Institute, j Many patrons and friends of the i school were present. Mrs. A. H. Mehaffey has returned from a visit to her daughter, Mrs. Coy Hedrick and little grand daugh ter, in Hickory. l Master Glenn Mehaffey visited his' sister, Mrs. Coy Hedrick in Hickory last week. Miss Ruth Bryson is recovering from injuries received in an auto mobile accident last week. Mr. Lon Cooper of Brevard was a J ..dfcWUtajPTlN i i. , KOIEI. GORDON ORCHESTRA TO PLAY IN GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH. Thr igh the courtesy of Mr. and Mrs. F. O. Dunham the orchestra of j Rector will preach. At an earlier hour 8 a. m. the Sacrament of the Holy Communion l,vi1 be administered. I The Church School and church his- j(1 ciass under the direction of Hon. : cllag R Thomas will meet at o'clock in the Parish House. i ten , M R p m ,her, wjI h(, evensong anfj a,(reRS Kv(.rvbody is c(miialv invito1 to all our s,rvjCP3 REV ALBERT NEW Rector SUGGESTS MEMORIAL FOR JACK- : SON 1 The Waynesville Mountaineer, Waynesville, N. C. -p0 ,ne Editor: Having been a life long edmirer of the famous Christian General and statesman and believing him to be, as indeed a majority of Americans do, one of the out-standing men of our country, I am deeply interested 'n any movement to perpetuate his mem "v through an appropriate and suit able memor' J. The fact hat I have not seen in th- papers or b :oks any mention of any attempt hr.ving been made to start a movemen' toward the erection of a Stonewall Jaqkson Memorial College, prompts me to write to ask if such a memorial has not been considered and if not your idea as to the practica bility of it. Note such memorials have been erected in memory of other famous generals and statesmen and it occurs to rrie that no more fitting tribute could be paid by the Ameri can people to one of its most famous gmerals than a Stonewall Jackson Memorial College erected in one ofj the Southern States. Very truly yours, I . EARL HOPPER, I West Long Branch, N. J. I j .1 . week-end visitor in Balsam, Misses Hannah Warren and Myrtle Lindsey of tHe business college in Asheville wert here Saturday and Sunday. I Mrs. Maybel le Perry has had her home repainted Mr. D. W. Ersley has had his home painted and i lso his store house occupied by Qieen Brothers. Mr. Chastain Crawford and Miss Nellie Derrick v ere married Saturday afternoon. Rev. ' H. Queen officiating. Miss Marion Chase returned Fri day to her hon e in Newark, N. J. after spending two weeks very de lightfully with hir grand mother, Mrs. Annie Giessler atj Balsam Lodge. .:eyki l CHILD. MDNAPS Asheville Ti'nr:'. W: "-v'lle. A".g. .'-.-Waynesville was given a -e:i.::it i'm v;!crJay, when Walte Jewel!, a resident of Louis ville. : ink'c'.ih' appeared at the home o: his e."t''!ingcd wife, here, seized Meir six-year-old bov, and made off with him in an automobile before he could be stepped. Mrs. Jewell and the boy have been living with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Hay. The Jewells have been separated for several years. Jewel' came to Waynesville yesterday and awaited hiq opportunity to kidnap his own son. The chance came when the boy wftndered a short distance from the rfay home. Before anyone realized what had happened, Jewell and the buy were on their way back to LouisviBe. It is expected that Mrs. Jewell will institute court action to obtain possession of the chilld. SCHOOL frUSSES FOR HAYWOOD. At their meeting on Monday the county board of education bought two school busses, at a cot of alieat $2,000 eaih. One of them, the In ternational tiuek with (he Conover body having a capacity of foitv-fivc children, will make the run each day fiom ('rabii'oi' to Clyde and return, a (!istr.::co df twenty-four mile-;. The1 other a Kenubli'' bus with : capacity of thirty children, will make the run' each dav from Maggie to Waynesville,! V.'ALTE't a distince of about twenty miles.: in, ,M ,, , i Mr. and Mrs. Aldeen Hall an Tlie board ol education has ten other, biases that will be in operation in . "ounce the birth of a son Wednesday, the county, when all the schools are August fifth. He is to be called in session about September 1. ; P.ufus William for his grand fathers Most of the lural schools of the Mrs Hall before her marriage was county opaned the fall term Monday.1,,- r fhirty schools have completed their nuota of teachers and opened last Monday. Something over four thous and children started to school on that date. When nil the schools are run ning there will he over seven thous and in attendance. HORN A SON. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Free- man, on July 2fith, a son, William Thomas Freeman. Mr. T. M. Rickards and grand daughter, Miss Ruth Mary Hall, of Miami, Fla. went to Waynesville Tuesday. Mrs. W. S. Christy returned home Friday after an extended visit to relatives in Virginia. She was ac companied by her daughter. Miss May Christy, who has been teaching in Emory, Va. and little grand daughter, Camilla Rephsal of Nor folk, Va. A revival is being conducted in the Baptist church by the pastor, Rev. Kav Allen. j Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Hutchinson and Miss Mary Hiitchinson of Atlanta are summering fet Balsam Spring REM KM HER THE FLOWER SHOW. ' : ' of o- Annual Flower Show Held t ndcr the Auspices of the Community Club. The foil .wing is the list of prizes to be presented ttie winners of the an- aiUi flower showfco be held in August under the auspices of the Garden De partment of the Community Club: 1. Largest collleetion of differ ent varieties of 'flowers, first $10.00 ! 2. Second .. 5.00 l.arge-t collection of differ ent varieties dahlias, first 10.00 1. Finest single dahlia 5.00 . The most artistic display of dahlias 2.50 Vase of finest dahlias . . 2.50 . Finest old-fashioned bouquet 2.50 K.Host artistic combination of two different varieties 2.00 !l. Rest displav of asters . . 2.00 I 10. Pest displav Snapdragons 2.00 11. Best display Zinnias 2.00 12. Vase of largest Zinnias 2.00 !.'!. Host disolay Marigolds 2.00 I I. Host display Foxgloves 2.00 15. Pest display Calendulas 2.00 Hi. Best display Nasturtiums 2.00 17. Rest display Roses 2.00 IS. Pest display Sweet Peas 2.00 10. Best display Gladioli . 2.00 20. Vase of largest Gladioli 2.00 21. Best display Larkspur 2.00 22. Best display Delphiniums 2.00 20. Best display of House plants 2.00 ANNOUCE BIRTH. j AT MRS. RRIGGS'. Mrs. O. R. Hutson and son of Aiken; I Mr. and Mrs. Preston Gilman and (daughter of Cocoa, Fla.; Mrs. M. R. ; Rector and daughter and Mrs. M. B. I Booth with two children of New Or I leans; Mrs Mitchell of Hattiesburg, Miss.; Mrs. Morris and daughter, Miss Hight. Mr. Clem Smathers was in Atlanta on business for several days last week. I Hotel. I Balsam guests are enjoying the cool weather here, I mercury register ing as low as 51 We had a good rain last Friday. Miss Joy Jones bf Patterson, Ar kansas was in town Tuesday. Miss Jones, who is with per mothers, Mrs. M. B. Jones at the Lake, expects to leave in ten davs tor Chirm-o where I .1 sbp will st.uHv voral. Sb vioiiteill I tt "aT hevr,".irB in the Rhode Island School for years ago and has ijumbers of friends; i.,eaf nt Providence 'and will return here. J there the middle of September. A handsome Moller organ is being installed in the Presbyterian church by ('. K. Heckman and his corps of assistants of the M. P. Moller Organ Company, Haggerstown, Maryland. It is a two manual, electro-pneumatic action, having fourteen stops, ten couplers and stop key control. It has three pistons affecting the great and pedal stops and three affecting the swell and pedal stops and is equipped with A. (I. O. radiating con cave pedals. There arc live hundred forty three pipes, the decorative ones being of sal ill finished gold bronze. The woodwork is in stately Gothic design of quartered while oak, natural finish. It is built with an extended llsole Tile i aa Mr- The , at ill; A -In V. ii;.m. 'Ii-.l v Ith tho-ie of If no d lav is.;i the in i'l til' Well, I I If fi.r ii e .''',, nda , ;.! v.illill tune .'I i . in w ill hi' y.'w ell. n'Lian will In- iva umi--t sixteenth peeial mie-ic'il -n .11 Al l SK A STOR HOI K. The folllowing program was ren il red by a group of he pupils fi im .he Lake Junaluska Si Iwol of F.v- predion a ll Dramatic Art on -un- day afternoon at the Auditorium. Miss Man.' Kve.ns Saunders Director, wis highly complimented upon the success of the program which follows: StOry of Cyrus Hamlin Mrs. A. C. McCall, Urooksville, Florida. Stary. Why Peunias are Sticky Miss iMartha .Mock, Waynesville. Poem. Practicing Time Edgar Guest-i-Miss Martha Stringfield. Slorv, Why the leaves Shake Big- ham Miss Mary StringfieH, Way nesville. Poem, Don't Edgar Guest Kdith Long, Junaluska. Poem, The Radio Edga Guest, Thomas Stringfield. Story. When Thou Comest -Stewart Miss Dorothy Quattlchaum, Colum bia. S. C. Story, The Judge's Debt Anore--Mr. Frank Ferguson. Waynesville. Story, Who's Afraid Cooke Miss Mary Evans Saunders, Tennessee. McDOVVEI.I.-Kl.MORE. The following invitations have been leceived by many friends in town: 1r. and Mrs. Charles Harper McDowell request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their daughter Isabella Wadley to Mr. Kelly Leo Elmore on Wednesday the nineteenth of Au gust at e ight o'clock in the even ing Methodist Episcopal Church Waynesville. North Carolina Reception immediately after the ceremony at the home. At home after the fifth of September 002 Buchanan Avenue Diirham. N. C. HAYNES REUNION. The Haynes family reunion will be be held at the home of Geo. C. Haynes (the old II. P. Haynes place) Clyde, N. C. on Saturday, August 1 -rth, beginning at 10 o'clock. Pro- K'am will be announced later. B. Y. P. U. PICNIC. About thirty of the young people of the Baptist church recently en joyed a picnic supper and strawride to the old Walnut Grove school house, fifteen miles out on the Piegon road. Miss Mary New arrived Monday from Washiington, where she has been visiting for thepast six weekp, to "Pend the remainder of her vacation with hnr nnvpnlq Rev. and Mrs. Al ew ha been teach- Ibert New. Miss

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