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WAYNESVILLE. HAYWOOD COUNTY. NOftTB'CAEOlINA THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2J, J925
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Volume XXXVII.. Number 41
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STATE HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
CONTEST. . ' .
Chapel Hill, Oct. 21. High school
throughout North Caroline are now
filing with 'the executive 'committee
of the State High School Athletic
Association individual - entry blanks
for the entrance of their football
teams in the State high school foot
ball championship contest for this
season, it was stated today by E. R.
The schedule of the eastern cham
pionship series and the schedule of
the western championship series will
be arranged by conferences - of fac
ulty managers of the schools con
cerned which will be held early next
week in the east and in the west.
The games of the championship se
ries will .begin at once after the
conferences have been held. Strict
rules of eligibility governing the
participation of high school students
in the championship contest are called
for and adhered to under the regula
tions of the State High School Ath
letic Association, it was stated today
by Secretary Rankin. '
The annual State high school foot
ball championship contest was inau
gurated in 1913 and has been con
ducted every year since with the ex
ception of 1918 when war conditions
prevented. The contest this year
will thus be the twelfth since the
annual high school title contest was
The State championship has been
won in the past by high schools as
follows: Raleigh high school, 1913
Raleigh high school, 1914; Raleigh
high school, 1915; Charlotte high
school, 1916; Charlotte high school,
1917; Chapel Hill high school, 1919;
Chapil Hill high school, 1920; Fay-
.etteville high school, 1921; Asheviile
high school, 1922; Charlotte high
school, 1923; and Rockingham high
The State high school football
championship contest is a contest of
the State High School Athletic As
sociation. Membership' In"" the
sociation is open to accredited public
high schools of the State. The asso
ciation conducts, in additoin to the
high school football contest, State
Championship contests in high school
basketball, baseball, track and ten
nis. There are now 186 member
schools of the association.
The executive committee of the
nssociation is composed of the fol
lowing members: N. W. Walker, chair
man, Chapel Hill; E. R. Rankin, sec
retary, Chapel Hill; T. Wingate An
drews, High Point; A
i-napei mil, w. it. n.iricman, otacos-
. r:i, . wt T. -rr-1 l r. . i I
ville; C. E. Phillips, Durham; R. A.Mr. McCracken is doing a great work
Fetzer, Chapel Hill; G. B. Phillips 1 here and his members are vary fond
Salisbury, C. D. Snell, Chapel Hill;
O. A. Hamilton, Goldshoro; H., D. ; more to trust and support him. Long, Jerry Liner, W. P. Leather-
Meyer, Chapel Hill; C. E. Teague.j We are pleased to report thus the' wood, John Jones, David Clark, J. id.
Sanford; C. T. Woollen, Chapel Hill: I roof is on the new Baptist church and Massie, ThurBton Price, T. J. Fincher.
H. B. Smith, New Bern; W. JtcK,the lathing and wring are being denej The stewards of both churches have
Fetzer, Chapel Hill; and H. M. Jlo-'this week. About $5,000.00 has been organized and will make the every
land, Scotland Neck. expended so far and about $5,000.00 member canvas for the new confer-
A trophy cup will. be awarded by will be necessary t complete the m d-jence year budget Sunday, Nov. 1st.
the association to the high school
-whose , team wins the State high
school football championship for the
WAYNESVILLE DEFEATS BLACK
MOUNT AM 98-0.
The WaynesviUe high football team
out played the Black Mountain eleven
in every phase of tiie game last Fri
day on Waynesville's court and added
another victory to their record, thus
making five victories and no defeats.
Coach Browning's squad walked away
from start to finish nni the result
was the one sided wore if 98-9. The
visiting team was unable to withstand j
the strong defense offered by 1 the
Waynes ville eleven, however, they
pnt up a braye fight The brilliant
playing displajfed by L. Davit, Rot ha
and Campbell as well as" (he remain
ing members of the team, speaks for
the oversised core, I to "'jf 1
; Coach Browning has , one., of tie
strongest teams in Wosterti North
CaroUna, n4 under his efflc.eni; man
, agement the WaynesviUe team has
posslbllitie of winning sU champion-;
hip. The line-up, foe the gv waft
1 ' if rands,
' Noland, .
e. a. i
V DvU,U.h H. ,
1 Botha, - ? F. B
' Ths. officials., of. -the .game- warei
- . Referee, Herman; utaplre, Plott head.
. . linesman. Phillips; time Ineper,, Bori.
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REV. F. P. DUFFY
The Rainbow Division association a
its Chicago convention elected Father
Francis P. Duffy president The New Asheviile, will render a short pro
York priest wa Chaplain of the dlvl- ram 0f violn solos.
alon in France and after Its return
to America. '
ri vnw. riTi.l.lNfis
week wouM S"- the1
week would somewhat mU-cst tne,
ZiJS'lta Ho Commumna -ally eligible, that changed his chan-' sermons at that church Sunday night. W the State in birth rate last yea..
lr4u'foi Lveral weeks , The morning will be given nrt. For he majored in that subject, The meeting continued for one wtek. ,s nmth. Yadkin, another north
our burg lor several weeks. , . TTiv. tv of ML-h- but srreat interest was manifested by western countv. had the ..mo
c..i - ;t;Ir,,.(. hnvo inslll-iover
Several oi our citizens nave insui-
ed water in their residonces and
places of business and he town is
looking more sanitary .and up-to-date.
Our plumber, William Francis, is do
ing the plumbing at the Baptist par
sonage this week and the parsonage
has been considerably improved in
several respects recently.
two weeaa vncauou uiu.m rW..uv
J I- C r J I
spending last Sunday night In Atlanta
Eastern Haywood Singing Conven
tion' will meet in the High School
Auditrium next Sunday at ten o'clock
when several choirs and quartets are
expected to be present and make the
day very interesting to many lovers
of good music,' "Let everything that; 1st, at 11 A. M. and install the stew
hath breath, praise the Lord." ards for the present year. The names
The Baptist pastor, Rev. R. P. Mc- of the stewards are: G. Mack Fish,
Cracken was greatly and very agree- j Edwin Fincher, R. M. Penland, Cha
ably surprisea last luesaay evening
when about fifty of his members in
vaded his domicil and gave him a
most gracious pounding which his
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estimaoie wue appreciateu ery iuu:u.
of him and are learning more and
ern structure. Any donation from
anyone will be received with sinc-e
.thanks. "It is more blessed to give
I than to receive."
' The people here, irrespective of
denominations, are very glad that
Rev. Frank Siler has been returned
to the Clyde-Junaluska charge. He
will preach his first sermon here for
the second year next Sunday morning
when a large audience will hear him
liOU UiKv b.uivuv. .
The ten day' revival meeting which
closed at the Baptist church a few
days ago resulted in about fifteen
concessions. ' Rev. J. B. Grice of Cal
vary Baptist church, West Asheviile,
did the preaching which wa very
helpful and forceful. The fifteen
baptised by pastor McCracken list
Sunday afternoon Were given the
rlgJR hand, of church fellowship at
the evening: service. When; the pas
tor, Rev. P. K. xoung ana j. n.
Haynes delivered very interesting and;
timely tall ., '
' if , M. B. S
HOTEL GORDON IMPROVED, i
Mr. Fatio Dunham, owner and pr iJ
prietor of the Hotel Gordon, one uf of Stewarts Draft, V.
Waynesville' most popular , resort" Rev. T. A. Groc'i ot Ahe villa, as
hotels, is' having extensive impro e4 sUted by 'Rev- Whxidcn. condwtrd
ments made on that structure in
rdettb enhance its beauty and to
actommodata , the influx of .tourists'
that are; expected next year. The,'
ooden eohnvn W the verandas a.
being replaced tyta huge
additional space bslng
also it is being repainted,
will , add materjallyi to Its exterior,
appearance. ' " '
Jfxv; Dofthaau ) v . polAe Jiplritoof
man and is a great asset to ,Wayos-
man and i
ville. , ,
rnwvrkfATinN AT KP18COP
CHURCH, FLETCHER. '( j
The meeting of the Asheviile Con
vocation for the autumn of 1925 wfl
take place at Calvary Church, Fletch
er, on Monday, November 2y an?
Tuesday, November 8.
The sessions will begin on Monday
afternoon, November 2, with a busi
ness meeting. In the evening it i
o'clock in the church there win be
the opening service of the Convoca
tion. At this service the Bishop cf
the Diocese, the Dean of the Convo
cation and Mr. Haywood Parker will
be the special speakers and they wHl
discuss from various viewpoints the
General Convention at New Orleans.
At this service also Miss Evah Bly'lie,
daughter of Judge Blythe of Heri
dersonville, will render a program of
violin selections as a prelude to, the .
service; Arthur Alden Carver, a Wollwhch he hfld 8een- ,nto piMs for
known soloist, will sing "Lord God of
Abraham" (Mendelssohn), "Consid
er the Lilies" (Maunder), and "Even
ing and Morning" (Spicker); Miles
E. Marsh of Asheviile, another well
ltnnwn snTnist will nincr and Rirhnrl!
. 't r u. v.
1 j ivunic; i ciiii, wuu iieia uccn
with deep appreciation in
pvi,in, tya ,,;o will i,
parish receptjon in the 0d Recli,ry
of Calvary church, opposite the
On T-,c-day. November 3, the n-.'the fascination of psychology in that
.:n sonhomore class, to which he wasn't
to Dusiness oi xne convocation.
tv, d.. n...u. i? m a uiotn.
wmr. v. -,n k m.v,
ubuiuviI) 'f tv lis w viifj uyvw nut.
There will be a brief service at the
noon hour and after it the women of
Calvary Parish will serve a luncheon
to the clergy and delegates. The
closing business of the Convocation
will follow the luncheon.
liar meeting will be held at Hicko.v,
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mt " mm - "t"""- " - T
dW. fh Convocation there. VJfJTSXke them over.- - V
THE NEW CONFERENCE YEAR
AT CLYDE LAKE JUNALUS
Rev. Frank Siler pastor, will
preach at Clyde, Sunday, November
a. Moody, Jeter .Hawkins, Herscneu
iHaynes, Benjamin Fatten. T. H.
Cathey, J. M. Anderson,
Dr. Siler will preach at Long's.
, . n n n . .
inapei same aay at cou r,
The stewards for Long's Chapwl Uiis
year are J. Dale Stentz, chairman, H.
Gibson, secretary-treasurer, B. C.
MR. E. J. HOWELL.
Mr. Ellis Jerome Howell died at his
home on Jonathan's Creek
23, after a lingering illness. He had
been in failing health for several
months anl hope for his recovery
Mr. Howell was one of Haywood's
most successful farmers and respected
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"n and wi" tly miawd in
nis coniiiiuiiiby uc wo win -h
tember 24, 1856, on Jonathan's Creek,
where he made his permanent hime.
He was married to Miss Lula Vin
son of Newport, Tenn., who surviy is
him with nine children: Mrs. W. T.
Rainer, Dalton; Ga.; Mrs. F. R. Ken
nedy, Dalton, Ga.; Mrs. R. M. Rath
geb, Elon College, and Miss Opal
Howell of WaynesviUe; Caywood B.
Howell of Daytona Beach, Fla.; Frank
Howell of Dalton, Ga.; Raymond
ii Howell of Sebring, Fla.; Grady How
ell of WayheeviileJ Roy Howell of
'New York and Daytont llcaih and
Homer R. Howell, deceased. He is
survived by one b.-v.her. 0. P. Howell
the funeraL The service was largely
attended by d nu t Cri. -U ni:d
relsllvea who gathltd to pay their
last respects to Hit onV ihvv Md
au admlred. whlch wS nwli evident
i rock pillars,? by their many be-tutiful fiorat otlcr
provided and,- ingS. " ' :;
I. all of wh'. hS I Mi. Howell was a fnlth'ul' 'nicmUM
of the M. E.' Chorda. -South, nt Shady
Grove for ftft3r-fo.tt' pmn. ' j
'"'""- V.; , i...' 1' 1"
. Miss Roth Wyche and MrsrW. I.
spent weonesoay v Asnevijci , -, wuuws w . , n. , '-sh ... ',' t .' , , c
f III i ' II III lllli J ' I Wtf.Ual " ; ......-...l,,.,.., -, I,). .I,,
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, -WEARING HOUSE TO DUG
.J NOSE CASES OF MENTAL
Study, of 1288 Prisoners Reveal Only
4 l&tJPer Cent of Number as Nor
. mal Would Also Abandon
i.;i(Wty Jails and Substi-
, , tute New Institu
,.i tlo"l System.
(The Public Ledger.)
Public Ledger Bureau
New York, Oct. 16.
The early, part of this century a
Vaievman, became insane, tried to
hurl himself out a window to death.
From that incident came the found
ing of the National Committee for
Mental Hygiene, for the man, Clifford
W- Beers, regained his sanity and set
ou to-transform asylums, several of
It is a little
difficult to connect
with that incident another, at the
University of Wisconsin, where a
freshman eased his way into a soph
omore class in psychology only to be
discovered so late that he was
and ab'jtilowea w proceea. cui me, iimk m-a
I in the fact that Dr. Krankwood Ji.
Williams was that freshman and that
lie . is now
medical director of the
I Dr. Williams had planned to be an
i ...on iha ,ii-..nvru nf
.i v aa no.4;inr
1 ioran. where
found the same fascination in the
IIS dvuuicu Hi-uii'i"!
neia 01 psycniatry.
It was at the Boston P3ychopnthic
Hospital, where ho was executive f-
Wie pOBBiUluues vu mo '-
of his field. Hundreds of abnormal
human beings were passing through
hifc "machine." But thev were reach-
.l.i.trit after it was too late
4.. .4A 1- VMM TAA tTlfU
l 4j'm -
With the idea of getting nearer a
source at wnicn tnn nt-w oi winm-
mality could be stemmed, he took a
position with the Mssachusetta So
ciety for Mental Hygiene, uater ne
came to New York with the National Haoween Masquerade at the Lske lowest deaths being mountain coun
Committee. Now he is medical di.ee- JunBiUBka school building on Satur- .t'es of the western half of the State,
tor of as thrilling and roman:' a day night( October the Slst. Th-i r' of them being n the nor'
work as this blase world know. .g cordjaIy invited to cor.ie. wi'Mtrn corner of the State.
The years of step-by-step 5r of Therlf 1 will be booths of every do-' (In connection with the above it -3
the committee have taken it to xnu such as fishiric pond, for- of n-.ore than passing .ritercst to ob-
. . - tu. ...H v..
' ZLllotHrl theZ
made civilization seem to crau mes-
aeons. It is the problems of mental
w. . not
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ago and at the army camps
psychiatrists began to test the in
telhgence ot soldiers in tn: maKing.
They found so many mental defectives
that alarmists began to wonder
whether we all wouldn't soon oe
playing with blocks.
Investigation has calmed tn tears
True, it has revealed more
defectives than those earlv tests
' phowed, but it has revealed, too. ways
and meins tr. detect defeats in the
child and to straighten out thj kinks
1 and to straighten out thj kinks
, 6 ... j . j
left alone, would have developed
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ne nersons. paupers or criminals.
' TniIo thr -ommittca. witil aDnrO'
priations from the Comnmrwoalto
Fund, has established and is estab
lishing in various cities throughout
the country child-guidance clinics ar.J
is attacking the problem at a poi-it
of vantage. But it does not belittle
the situation. Its latest survey is
evidence of the possibilities of mentil
hygiene in one field. Those present were: Misses Dorothy Mrs. C. F. Kirkpatnck, president:
The committee, through eighteen Lane Tibby Hardin, Mary Stri-.g- Mrs. R. N. Barber, 1st Vice-President;
psychiatrists working independently , fled Caroline Ashton. Edith Mar.-, Mrs. V. C. Nobeck, 2nd Vi.c-Pnsi-of
each other and reporting Individ .-I (runl Grace Hipps, Virginia Garri- dent; Mrs. Theo. McCracken, Re
ally, has examined 1288 prisoners In 80n and Elizabeth Smathers, Messis. cording Secretary; Mrs. E. J. Hyatt,
twenty-nine jails and five penitentii.-, Nobel Ferguson, Roland Stall, Harry Treasurer; Mrs. T. C. Breeding, His
ries in the State of New York. TheiRotnBj Lee Matney, Joe Howell, J m-'torian; Mrs. C. W. Miller, Jr.. Lead- r
result gives a graphic picture of the my Reed Douglas Badgett. Paul of Children's Chapter; M-.. Leon M.
relationship between mental abnp
mality and crime.
"Of the entire number," says Dr.
Williams, discussing this survey
"pnly 22.9 per cent of the prisoners
were normal, while 76.6 per rant
showed a distinct mental deviation
along some line. Of these, some were
dullards, some feeble-minded,, some
psychopathic personalities,' some psy-
choneurotics, some epileptic and sere
showed clear-cut mental-disease or
detectoration. " "
Jit is even more interesting to note
that 66 per cent of these prisaers
were recidivists men and women
rjence. And more interesting still are
the figures in the .cases ox tnese
tepeaters. - . '
' "For examule." m.'per cent .f
those who had been arrested once
I a i . t ' w.i m.Kt-an i Rnmon f itv Thuradav 4 ;
"""" ' " "Uiii 1 1 nJwii i.i i ii a 1 1 . 1 1 . trinnre mm - T nm-,
DR. A. T. W1B
Dr. A. T. Webb, an American, who
13 dentist to King Victor Emmanuel
of Italy and to ths rtit of the royal
family, Is spending the summer In the
SERIES OF MEETINGS CLOSED.
Kcv. Dal Diiov uarson. U. U.. KCI1-
eral evangelist of the Presbytenan
: church, closed a series of interest.ng
, , , . . . , , ,
the memhem of that church and also
the flenominations of Wayne-mlle,
BENEFIT BRIDGE PARTY.
The Sulgrave Club will give
benefit bridge party at the Hue,
,Vo ;il lT,i,l 0ir .t nv.n.!'""' v.... onu ii.,u-n
Admission 50 rents
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Proceeds will be used for benevolent
r. " ".1' "
TT,nV,i Wnrrnh! There will he
" , , " ' . ,
B"d gTah !
, for everv aire and sex.
. , . and musi(. T,,
main feature of the party w'll oi
.. ,...:.:. act ar hc Dicg owned
by gnostg There are many sou-
venjrs an(j tokens which will be given
away to th(j chiidreni The smaii
proceeds wiU g0 to the Lake Jun.i-
Fathers. Mothers, Boys. Girls, don't
... n u:
one oi its kiiiu. rarenvs uiiii($ ,v"i i
children and let them have a gio.l:
time. Remember it is at the Jur.j-1
. . . . .. .
night. October 31st. Everybody that
, , .
can, come masqueraded. Do not stay
. . t
away because you haven't a costume
luska school building on &aturd"y
MISS McDOWELL ENTERTAINS
Miss Anna Gordon McDowell en-
tertained several of her friends with
a dance Saturday night at her home
Main street. Daintv refreshments
.were spied during the evening.
Black well, Melvin Reeves, J. P.
Francis, Jr., and Whitner Prevost.
MRS. MEADE HOSTESS
Mrs. Arthur Meade was the charm-
ing hostess to a bridge dinner . Sat-
urday night at her home on' North
--At the close of the games, Mrs.
Harry Hall held top score and receiv-
ed 'first prise, while Mrs. J. W. Reed
cut the consolation. Mr J. N, Shool-
bred held high score among tiie gen-
tlemen and , also received first prixe.
K Mrs.' Meade's guest Mst includad:
Misses Fannie Johnson, Evely? Lee
Allen, M.' H. Reeves, Charles R.
iomas, , jk. w. wmngton, ana nr.
'nt.d Mn.;j. W. Reed, Mr. tid Mrs.
Harry 'HalL1'" Mr." and.: Mr. 3,'
Eliooibred, Mr, Joseph Johnson and
MOUNTAINS MOST HEALTHFUL
PART OF WHOLE STATE.
What section of North Carolina .'a
most healthful T
That distinction appears to go to
the .mountain counties of the north
western part of the State. WLether
or not the climate is most conducive
to health in that section, there are
fewer deaths in those counties in
proportion to population than else
where in the State. This is shown by
figures compiled by the bureau of
vital statistics of the State Board of
Health and contained in that bureau's
annual report' just published.
The figures . show that of 27 coun
ties having fewer than 10 deaths in
1924 per thousand population, seven
were in the mountainous northwest
ern section of the State. Those coun
ties sire - Avery, Ashe, Yancey, Al
exander, Alleghany, Yadkin, and
Avery county last year had the
second lowest death rate of any in
the State, the lowest death rate be
ing that in Graham, another moun
tain county, but in the southwestern
part of the State. A slightly higher
death rate is reported in Ashe and
Yancey, with exactly the same death
rate, these two counties standing third
from the top of counties in low death
Alexander, another of the north
western mountain counties, had the
fifth lowest death rate, with Alle
ghany sixth, Mitchell county, which
nnmW nf Hontho r,ur thnnonj
I vvk jv. kiiuuaauu Jrl
illation as Stanley and Gates, east
ern counties, 13th position going to
these three. And Surry county's po
sition is 16th.
Three other mountain counties
Cherokee, Swain and Haywood weru
, respectively eighth tenth and elev.
enth in standing. Ten of the eleven
luw """" lttwa 111 uf outte
lowest death rates in the State
nrMja iroin mountain counties.
rtngh not. all of these were in the
northwestern part of the State. Dar
wkkh had the only non-mountainous
county tc hold a place in the elevt-u
counties reporting the lowest death
rate 1) of the 11 counties havint Ihe
" h'! C?"t,M. f, h! "I0"!',
tains showine the smallest death
rates are tnose unfrenuented bv vis-
ilora who come to certnin of th-
mnuntbin counties seekinir health: and
coming to, as they do in large num-
bera, their death rate carries the
normal for these mountain eoun: ies
to u higher figure. Our visitors uv
jveiy welcome, and our doors arc e or
"Pen to them, even though this won-
derlul mountain clime can not hony
in rlirp n nf Ihnm,
U- D- c- MET
Mis. R. N. 1
, . . . .
Jul hostess to
, . .
n. . .
R. N. Barber was tlic delijrht-
the Dni'Kit. i of the
Chapter of the United
, P- U'.ghters of ths .,. ,'' J.:i :cy at her
leme on the Dellwood I'.r.ad, Oct. 2dn.
. Itet the usual opening exercises
f.-u ''usiness of tl,e chapter was at-
tended to- the Daug.iters voted to lis-
F0'-'- with the historical program and
i'':'eea wltt tne annual election of
j The following oflicero wetc elor:eJ'.
Killian, Corresponding Secretary :
Miss Robena Miller, Registrar; Mrs.
J. W. Ferguson. Recorder of Cross-s;
Mrs. D. M. Killian, Chaplain.
Moved and carried that Executive
Board act as 'program committee.
There being no other business tie
meeting adjourned to meet with Mr.
Ii. J. Hyatt Nov. 6th. Mrs. C. W.
Miller, Jr, leader for the afternoon
During the social half hour the
hostess served delicious cider, fruits,
U. D. C. TO MEET.
The Daughters of the Haywoua
( the home of Mrs. E. J. Hyatt In Ha--"
ceiwood, maay,iNOV. out, m o.u
P. M. ' ? i -
1 -v-,, -
Solicitor G rover C Dsvis was in