BREVARD, NORTH CAR GLIUA, APRIL 16, 1930
REV. DR. M'OELLAN I
TO PREACH SERMON
Mrs. E. L. McK.ee, Candidate!
for State Senate, on High
MISS LAURA VERNER IS f
CHOSEN VALEDICTORIAN j
Fred Miller Is on Program
Julius Hinton President
of Big Class of '30
Plans are complete for commence
ment exercises of the Brevard High
School, outline of the .program for
the great event being as follows:
Baccalaureate Sermon, Sunday,
April 27, 8 p.m.
Class Day Eexercises, Tuesday,
April 29, 8 p.m.
Graduating Exercises, Wednesday,
April 30, 8 p.m.
Class organization: Julius Hinton,
president; Elizabeth Mills, vice pres
ident; Bertha Jean Hampton, secre
tary; Charles Morgan, treasurer.
The Rev. Dr .Clarence Stuart Mc
Clellan, Jr., will preach the sermon.
This minister is one of the most
widely known preachers in the South,
;ind has in his congregation at the !
Episcopal church, Fletcher, visitors I
from all parts of the world. He is I
a regular artist on W \V N C pro- j
grpms, and school authorities have'
expressed keen pleasure in being'1
able to announce the coming of Dr.
.McClellan for the baccalaureate ser-|'
Mrs. E. I.. McKee, of Sylva,- will '
deliver the address to graduating
class. Mrs. McKee is one of .the best1
known women in the South, being M
state president of the United Daugh-i<
ters of the Confederacy; past State!'
president of the Federated Women's i
Clubs: past director Southeastern '
States Federated Womens Clubs, and i
active in all community and state af- I
fairs. Added interest is attached to I
the coming of Mr . McKee because of ?
the fact that she is a candidate for \
nomination on the democratic ticket 1
for the state senate ? to represent f
Transylvania. Jackson and Haywood
counties in the upper branch of the 1
Mis.; Laura Battle Verm r, daugh
ter of County Superintendent and I
Mrs. S. P. Vcrner. is valedictorian.
Miss Verner recently won distinction
in the state-wide essay contest on
the subject of General Gorgas. She J
is one of the outstanding students of
the High School, and is popular licit
i niy ;::v.'?nv th students but in the
community as a whole.
Joseph Alfred Miller, Jr.. son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. A Miller, is suluta- <.
torian. Young 'Mr. Miller has long s
be\ n active in Sc wor.k, and i<; one
of ! ' i ? ? ? ? ilar l...y ? in town. He (
was chosen t ' ; I ?! .Scout in West- <
? ?rn North Carolina in 192!' by The .
Ashevil'e Time- Si:i >fcy Mountain!;
Musi pttpil' in the Brevard,
will jri". . :? recital at the |
II, 1 i.". !?'?>?/ Friday evening I ,
at M o'clock, .and an elaborate pro- I
gram has been prepared by Prof.
Alvin Mocre. <?. raetor in music. I
The rec ital will < r . n with a number , ;
by the Glee <-!ub, and the following J ,
-tii'ient- will be heard:
Rhuenima Beddingfield. Celia Shu-i.
ford. Rachel Williams, .limmic Bar- j
rett. Marshall Tea;; le. Elizabeth Mc-!s
<'?>?, Dorothy 'r..-,v ?nd. Ruth Pi"k
e >iinor, Or;. Hi ' , I.i iv . Dorothy '
Kventt. el>i! Ai'ison, Sarah
Teague, Nina I.eu Austin.
It is expected that a large number (
f people will attend the recital -and
manifest appreciation of the great
: ogress the pupils are making in
EASTER SERVICES - -
AT UNION MEETING
Special Music by Joint Choir ? |
To Be Held at St.
Special Easter music and Easter
services will mark the union meeting j
to be held next Sunday evening at '
the Episcopal church, at 8 o'clock.
The choir, made up of singers from j
all the churches participating in the
Sunday evening union services, is j
practising this week, and it is be
lieved will give the best musical pro- 1
gram yet enjoyed in these union
meetings. Rev. J. H. West, pastor
of the Brevard Methodist church,
wlil preach the sermon.
The union services held last Sun
day evening at the Brevard Institute
were unusually attractive. The Rev.
Harry Perry, rector of St. Philips,
preached the sermon. A large
number of people of the town at
tended these services.
Ministers expect a large congrega
tion at the union services next Sun
day evening for the special Easter
IS YOUR ESTIMATE IN FOR THF.
NEW CHEVROLET? COME ON IW!i
'less than third 1
1928 TAXES PAID
Office Force Couldn't Write
Receipts Fast Enough to
Clean up List
MUCH PROPERTY TO BE
ADVERTISED IN MAY
Plea for People To Pay Now
and Avoid Rush of Last
With less than half a month in
which to pay 1929 taxes, and less
than one-third of the amount col
lected, Sheriff 'Pattons office is fac
ing a rush during the time between
now and May first that will tax his
force to capacity, and try the. pa
tience of the tax payers who come on
the last days. Lt is said that if all I
those who have not paid last year's
taxes would file in a constant stream
by the window in the sheriff-tax col
.ector's office from now until the
iirst day of May, some one paying
taxes each minute in the day, that it
would be impossible to wait upon all
those who have not paid last year's
On the first Wednesday in May, it
is pointed out by the officials, all
property upon which taxes have not
been paid will be advertised for
sale. As it will take several days to
^et these large lists into type, it is 1
expected that Sheriff Patton will
turn the list of unpaid property
jver to the printer on the night of
the first day of May.
Request is made, therefore, that
ill who can possibly do so will be
loing themselves and the tax col
acting forces great favors by pay
n g their 1929 taxes now, and noti
ivuit until the last days in the
nonth. It is said that many will
'ail to get their taxes settled simply
>ecause of the impossibility to wait
ipon all the hundreds ol' tax payers
vho will rush the offices during the
ast wceK of payment period before j
idvertising begins. ? j
Voted Educator Coming To De
liver Commencement Ad- j
dress ? Fine Class
Dr. J. Henry HiRhsmith, of Rnl- |
will deliver the commencement <
iddress to the Rosman High School t
... Wednesday evening, April 30. 8 i
('clock. Principal Bush and members
>f the liosman school faculty express
genuine pleasure in announcing the i
ming of Dr. Highsmith, who is
;tate High School inspector for t
sTorth Carolina, and is one of the
mist prominent school men of the
It is expected that many people -;of
hi county, knowing of Dr. Iffpjh- I
; sith's- recitation as an orator and
?loqusnt speaker, and his recognized
;tandin ?; as a school man ill the
.to, ?..?ill attend the meeting at the
.ime Dr. Highsmith speaks at Ros'? ?
) :ll program of the Rosman com- K
ii- tvi'iiiont exercises will be pub
ished in the ne> t issue of The Ure
al', 1 News. Patrons of the school' in
he town of Rosman speak very
il'jily of the work done this y.-ar,
?nd it is said that an unusually line.
;roup of young men and women will :
graduate "this year. The whole com
munity is showing great pride in the
graduating class, as is the case in the 1
ntire student body.
350 DELEGATES TO ?
BE HERE THURSDAY;
Three hundred and fifty Wood
men and members of the Woodmen !
Circle are expected in Brevard next I
Thursday to attend the 37th semi- 1
annual convention of the Western
North Carolina Log Rolling associa- j
tion. Plans for the gathering were:
perfected at the meeting of the lo- f
cal Woodmen and the Circle last j
Monday evening. A strong commit- 1
tee was appointed to have charge j
of the convention and entertainment
of the visitors. The committee is
made up of:
W. H. Grogan, Jr., chairman; T.
G. Miller, H. A. Plummer, Fred
Johnson, A. B. Galloway, H. E.
Kilpatrick, Miss Majorie Garren,
Miss Hassie Tinsley, Mrs. W. H.
Grogan, Jr., Mrs. A. B. Galoway,
Mrs. Bank Nicholson.
There will be morning and after
noon sessions, with time out at noon
for a picnic dinner in the Woodmen
PICTURE OF HOT HOUSE
IN NEXT WEEK'S PArtK
Farmers and truckers are asked to
be on the lookout next week for a
picture of the hothouse, showing
what can be done in sixty days. The
hothouse is that on the C. O. Yonguc
truck farm. Plants of every descrip
tion and flowers of all kinds are
rowing, some of which have been
Rev. Dr. Chalmers D. Chapman
Many friends sent greetings to the
Rev. Dr. Chalmers D. Chapman last
Monday in celebration of his 85th
birthday aniversary, and wished for
the beloved man a continuation of
the splendid health which he now
enjoys. Countless thousands of
friends who road "The Prayer Cor
ner," published weekly in The Bre
jyard News and numerous oth?r
newspapers will join the family and
personal friends of Dr. Chapman in
wishing for him every pleasure and
i enjoyment during the coming year.
Last Chance to Win New
Car; Closes Saturday, 19;
Come One and All, Now!
Have you done it?
Have YOU Entered your etti
mate on the population of Tran
sylvania county, thereby plac
ir.j yourself in a position to win
the new Chevrolet Coach.
THIS OFFER CLOSES SAT
URDAY NIGHT NEXT, NEVER
TO BE RE-OPEfJED.
The man or woman who makes
he nearest correct estimate Vvill
)c given, absolutely free, this new
hevrolet Coach, fully equipped,
"il led with gas and oil and ready to
?ide home? as YOUR VERY OWN!
The only requirement is that your
subscription to The Brevard Slew
h> paid up Ln full for this year. 1930
If you are behind on your pap?r,
hen pay amount* ncceysafry to pay
<>u ui> to Jan. 1 l',?30, anil th n you
ire eligible to make your e.-timaie.
If you are noj a subs rib:'!, all
,'ou have to 'i" is give one
subscription, two dollars, anil make
The census takers are almost
htough their work.
As soon as they have lineshed, and
heir reports are sent in to the
supervisor, and that gentleman will
;ell us th." exact number of people
ivii ^ in Transylvania countj . ac
?urding t? thesv ceusti (igurfes, then
;ho car will 1= awarued.
T he one having the closest sis. ?"<
lo the number jjiven out by til" eel.
jus official will be given the car.
In it. -i- of a lie, those tying will
divide the prize argecable to them
selves. There is but the one main
Surely YOU will not permit this
contest to close without entering
your name and being in the race to
win this car.
If you arc in doubt us to the
:5<ii"unt you owe on the paper, just
send in a couple of dollars, and
scribble your number on a piece of
paper, and your name will be enter
ed, unless you belong to that group
which owes us more than that ;
amount. But send in th?t amount ;
any way and We will rush the in
formation to you if more is needed
tu bring you up. r
Letters bearing postmark of not I,
later ilian midnight Saturday night I
will be entitled to have their names I
red 4on the fortunate list. !
We thank all those who have tak- j
en an interest in this woi i;. We are |
order 10 get our subscription iist on :
giving this $700 automobile away is |
a paid-in-advance basis. It goes 1
without saying that, after we have !
made this unusual offer, those who !
are stfll behind with us frill be |:
dropped from the list, unless such
persons come in and make arrange-'
ments with us t o carry them on. or ? '
write u- and let us go into the mat-j'
tcr with them.
Giving this automobile away im '
enabled us to get our list in fairly j '
good shape" ? much better than ever
before. We do not want to lose a
ingle subscriber, but we raust havj? '
our money, or no paper will be sent
from this office, unless, as stated
above, the subscriber thinks ? nou^h
of it to come in or write us and n:?.ke
rrangements for the future.
GET YOUR NAME IN NOW. YOU
HAVE THOUGHT THIS THING
OUT. YOU CAN FIGURE PRETTY
CLOSE TO THE NUMBER OF PEO
PLE LIVING IN THE COUNTY.
! SOMEBODY IS GOING TO WIN
THIS CAR. WHY NOT YOU?
MANY TOURISTS IN !
THIS SECTION NOW
Several tourists are now arriving!
in Brevard, some uf whom are to
spend a few days in this community,
others coming for the summer.
Among the interesting parties is
that of a group of Minneapolis peo
ple who have spent the winter at
Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and arrived
here Wednesday on their way home.
They stopped at the Patton Farms,
Davidson River, for several days be
fore continuing their journey into
the West. In this party are Mrs.
Donaldson and daughter, Mrs. Kim
ball, and Miss Benton. These ladies
have stopped with Mrs. Patton on
several occasions before, and are
deeply impressed -with the beauty of
Another party of Minneapolis peo
ple is expected to arrive here Sat
urday, having taken the beautiful
brick bungalow on the Patton Farms
for the summer. In this party are:
Misses Mary' Harmon, Irene Harmon,"
Ethel Harmon, Elizabeth Cochrane
and Edith Griffith.
The Patton Farms, as operated by
Mrs. Bates Patton, is an especially
appealing place for summer visitors.
IS YOUR ESTIMATE IN FOR THE
JEW CHEVROLET? COME ON IN,!
Members of the school faculties in
Brevard and their friends will pre
sent an evening's entertainment this
Thursday night at the itigh School
.auditorium, given under the auspices
,of the Parent-Teacher association. A
small admission charge is to be
made, the proceeds to go in meeting
a deficit on the school grounds work
which was done by the Association.
There are to be three one-act
plays, a chorus of unusual ability
and music by the High School or
chestra. According tp those who
know, this is to be one of tbe most
enjoyable programs ever presented
by local talent.
REV. HARVE STAN3ERRY IN
LITTLE RIVfcR MEETING
1 Rev. Harve Stanberry, popular
Asheville pastor and "former citizen
of this county, is conducting a re
'vival at Little River church, preach
ing twice daily, at 11 a.m. and 7:30
Ip.ih. It is said the meetings will
close Friday evening, -on account of
;Rev. Mr. Stanberry having to leave
for other work. Much interest ha?
:boen shown in the meetings, several
Brevard people going to the neig'n
! bor church to hear their old friend.
I Thousands o i Acres In County
Bared and Charred by
OF THE RESPONSIBILITY
Not Confined to This County ?
A11 Through Mountains of
State and Virginia
It is estimated that from four to
five thousand acres of mountain for
ests have been burned over during
the past several days that the forest
fires have been raging. In all sections j
of the county the devastating flames
have eaten their way from mountain
to mountain. It is said that more
than one hundred men have been
fighting the firse in various sections !
of the county, some seventy of!
whom were taken from the Silver
steen works and put to fighting fires.
The Gloucester Lumber company,
the Moltz Lumber company and the
government have been large suffer
ers from the flames.
In the eastern section of the
county, Cedai1 Mountain section, re
ports are to the effect that fires have
raged there. Fire Warden Galloway
is planning prosecution of some par
tie1- who he claims are responsible
for some of the fires. Several citi
zens have expressed the opinion that
many of the fires were purposely and
Forest fires are not in l'ransyl- j
vania county alone. Reports come ^
from all sections of Western North)
Ca: rlina and Virginia of raging fires .:
that have swept mountain forests I
clean. According to some authorities,
there : :;o possible way, of estimating!.
Lhe tr .endous damage that has been j,
lone ihe county through these fires. >j
BERG NOW PLANT !:
Announcement is made of the pro
motion of Thorwald Axel Berg to
the position of superintendent of the
Rosman Tanning Extract company, ii
Mr. Berg has been with the Trar.syl-j
vania Tanning company. Brevard. J
for a number of years, and was trans-:
ferrcd to the Rosman plant as super- !
intendent. Announcement of the!
promotion is welcome news to theil
many friends of Mr. Rerg. , |i
Since coming to Brevard Mr. F>erj: :
has mule many friends, and is popu-:
lar among the business men of the j '
town and in fraternal circlcs.
A. H. Veazey, tobacco expert. I'
-pent three days here last week, go-|
ing with Julian Glazener into all
~:cns ?f the county where farm- 11
. - are preparing to pro w tobacco jj
? year. Several trsts of soil wore I'
made, an I the expert declares Tran- J
! :tnia county oil should grow !
sood tobacco. He urged, however, !
t if be not made the main crop, 1
; j'. simply grown as a cash crop, as
a sideline to the g 'neral production <
of (t:i ? staples and stock. '
JIany farmers mot with the official: '
at the Br. .aril J i : .h y!v>->1 Saturday '
and much valuable information v.-as :
gained by the tobacco growers h re
' r :n the tobac o expert..
LIST TAXESNOW OS i
PAY THE PENALTY!
On another page appears a notice j
of importance to property ownejrs |
and tax payers. It is '"a last call" for)
tax listing, signed by W. S. Price, |
list taker in Brevard township. Fri
day and Saturday of this week are ,
the last two days for listing prop-j
erty and pool fnr taxation, the no-.!
tice reads, a^nd ' the lists are to be j
turned in to the county authorities]
on May first.
The list takers in Brevard town
ship are in the commissioners room j
at the county court house. After j
Saturday night, those who have fail- 1
ed to list will have to go to where- '
ever Mr. Price may be, which would |
be a great inconvenience. A penalty ?
is provided for those who fail to list!
their property and give in their poll. I
INTERESTING VISITOR IN
BREVARD). FOR THE WEEK-END!
V. M. Thomas.. Jr., of Johnson
City, Tcnn.. spent the week-end here
with his father, V M. Thomas, at
the Pierce-Moore. Young Mr. Thomas
is connected with the big rayon plants
insEast Tennessee, holding a respon
silW'. position in the organization.
Mr. Thomas, senior, has been ir.
Brevard for a long time, living at
the Pierce-Moore, and is one of
Brevard's greatest boosters.
AT DAVJDSON RjVER
Preaching first ;md th?y-: .Sundays
at three o'clock p.m., bmh f- h
Alexander. ?.? J
LOCAL LAWYER IN
Delegates Named To State and
District Conventions ? Res
. GIVEN ENDORSEMENT
May 17th Set for Date of Nom
inating County Ticket and
Ralph R. Fisher, of Brevard, was
endorsed as candidate for solicitor;
Congressman George M. Pritchard
was endorsed for the United States
senate and J. S. Duncan, of Greens
boro, was endorsed for state chair
man of the republican executive
committee in the county convention
held in the court house Saturday aft
ernoon. Delegates were named to
the state convention, and to the var
ious district conventions, and May 17
selected as date for holding regular
county convention. At this conven
tion the county ticket will be named,
a chairman fcf the county executive
committee elected, and other busi
Delegates chosen to attend the
state convention now in session in
L. P. Hani n, C. R. McNeely, R.
R. Fisher, Dr. C. J. S. Parsons, M.
A. Moltz, Carl Moltz, S. R. Joines,
\V. L. Couch. Judson McC'rary. Rol
and Owen. John Waldrop, A. M.
White. Julian Justus, E. P. McCoy,
R. L. Nicholson, E. O. Shipman, Miss
leannette Talley, Mrs. R. S. Boyd,
Mrs. C, F. Baldwin, Frank Carr, Mrs.
Frank Carr, Mrs. \V. \V. Pruett.
Resolutions were adopted com
mending the county commissioners
for "the reduction in taxes Ijrought
ibout since their induction into of
fice. and for their splendid, intelli
rent and patriotic service to the
IN POLK KING CASE
Said To Be Largest Verdict
Ever Rendered In Tran
\\ hat is said to have been the bin
jest verdict in a personal damage
?uit ever rendered here was the
iward of ?? 22,300 awarded Mrs.
rt innie P. Kin;:, administratrix of
:l:e estate of Polk Kin}:, in Superior
bourt last Saturday. Trial of the
?ase consumed two and one-half
lays, and was bitterly contested.
Jn t''H complaint -it was alleged
iat King. an employe of the Rosmatt
Tanning Extract company, was killed
.. hile in the discharge of his duties,
ind that his 'death was caused
through negligent-" if the defendant
company. Death occurred. accordim:
to allegations, on November 1:5,
1928, while King was oiling niachin
?ry in the company's plant at Ros
uan. Defendant company, in its
tnswer, denied responsibility for t ic
leath of King, claiming it had safe
guarded ? its employes. Many wit
nesses were used by both sido^in
presenting the case :?> iht jury.
Motion to non-suit ami fur :: n- w
trial will be heard by Judge Moore
an the first day of the April-May
term of Superior court in Henderson
county. Wm. E. Breese and I. P.
Hamlin. Brevard lawyers, and J
Bat Smathcrs, of Asbeville, repre
sented the defendant company, while
Ralph R. Fisher represented the
MRS. (MEY BUYS
THE BRYANT HOUSE
Announcement is male of the sale
of The Bryant House, by the Missea
Shipman to Mrs. Ida Conley, of
Almond, N. C. The deal was made
several weeks ago, but announcement
withheld until the present While no
price is given for publication, it is
known that the sale was for cash.
The Bryant House has lyng been one
of the most popular hotels in this
section, known to tourists and trav
eling men throughout the South, and
famous for the splendid meals served
there. The new owner. M"-. Conley,
is a woman of wide experience in the
hotel business, and those who kno^r
her assert that she will rr.alnuin the
high standard which The Bryant
Hotjse has enjoyefl fn* many years.
Mrs. Conley's daughters, Mrs. R.
K. Rollins and Mrs. Epps, will have
management of the house. They are
now here and in charge of the
place. Mrs. Conley will come hera
to live within the next few days, it
The Misses Shipman have re-on
ened the Shipman C^tages, on tne
west side of town, near Camp Tran
jsylvania. Much repair work and many
improvements have been made on the
cottages. The two transactions ? the
coming of Mrs. Conley, and the open
ing of the Shipman Cottages, will
mean much to Brevard as a tourist
1.IS YOUR ESTIMATE IN FOR THE