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Volume XXXVII. Numbers 46-47
WAYNESVILLE, HAYWOOD COUNTY. NORTH CAROLINA THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1925
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MR. McINTOSH INJURED.
The many friends of Dr. J. B. S.
Mcintosh of Brevnrd will learn with
regret of the injury he sustained in
a recent fall.
Dr. Mcintosh suffered a brokpn
arm and has not fully recovered, al
though he appears to be improving
Dr. Mcintosh formerly lived here
and has a host of friends who will
Mr glad to learn that he shows signs
MISS ROTH A COMPLIMENTED.
Miss Janie Reeves honored Miss
Virginia Rotha, charming bride-to-be,
with a bridge party, given Wednesday
afternoon. v , V
The honoree was presented with a
bottle of Coty's perfume. The high
score, ; of the afternoon was held by
Mies Frances Denton and her prize
was a jar of bath salts, and second
' prize, a deck of cards, was received
by Mrs. Raymond of New York.
Miss Reeves served her guests with
a delicious salad course.
Those enjoying the party were:
Misses Virginia Rotha, Dorothy
Thomas, Diana Rlack, Annie Welch,
Janie Love Mitchell, Isabelle Davis,
Eleanor Bushnell,' France Denton,
Mary Ray, Mesdames Roy Francis,
William Hannah, John Swift, Jr.,
Harry Hall, J. N. Shoolbred, Hayes
Alley and Raymond of New York.
The ladies in Circle Number One of
the Methodist church are giving a
food sale and bazaar Saturday, De
cember 12, The place for the sale
will be announced later.
WOMAN'S CLUB MEET.
The Woman's Club will meet Dec.
10 at 3 o'clock with Mrs. C. S. Smath
er and Mrs. C. L. de Neergaard at
the home of Mrs. Smathers. A full
aundajce is desired.
IOTjCGAMMA I'l HOLDS INITIA
Iota Gamma Pi local honorary scier.
tific fraternity held a brilliant ban
quet in hemor of the recent initiates
in the banquet hall of the Washington
Duke Hotel in Durham, Friday even
ing. Twenty-two men were present,
fifteen of whom were the new men.
and three members of the faculty,
Dr. C. C. Hatley, Dr. P. M. Grosr, and
Professor K. L. Elmore. Prof E'.
more is the son-in-law of Dr. and Mrs.
C. H. McDowell.
MUSIC CLUB WILL MEET.
Mrs. J. H. Howell will be hostess
to the Music Department of the Wo
man's Club at her home Saturday af
ternoon at 3:30.
The program for the afternoon will
consist of Christmas carols and an
article on Nevin.
WOMAN'S BENEFIT ASSOCIATION
At a recent meeting of the Wo
man's Benefit Association of the Mac
cabees which was held at the home of
Mrs. H. C. Lindsley, the following of
ficers were elected:
Mrs. J. D. Boone, Commander.
Mrs. H. C. Lindsley, Past Command
er. Mrs. A. J. Crutchfield, Lt. Com
mander, Mrs. Lena B. Palmer, Mistress-at-Arms.
Mrs. W. C. Allen, Chaplain.
Mrs. W. L. Hardin, Sergeant.
Mrs. Louise P. Davis, Sentinel.
Miss , Ruth Wyche, Record and Fi
ifrs. E. T. Wyche, Collector.
IS. DAVIS HOSTESS.
Mrs. Tmnie Davis invited several
of her friends to enjoy Thanksgiving
dinner witSat her home on Bran
ner avenQVThe invited guests en
joyed a jfourggurrt dinner.
Covers were laid for eight, Includ
ing ihe hostess.
Those present were: Mr. and S. A.
Ferguson, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Crutch
field, Miss Sylla Davis. John West,
and John'West, Jr.
If Haywood county donates thirty
thousand dollars for any improve
ments or advancement we would ad
vise putting that amount into a coun
BOY SCOUTS AND GIRL SCOUTS
The parents 'and friends of the
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts gave them
a delightful party in the parlors of
the Methodist church Wednesday
night. The invited guests enjoyed
games and contests during the even
ing. Ice cream and cake were served to
about one hundred and fifty guest.
Mr. F. A. Stall has charge of the
Boy Scout organization here and he
deserves great credit for the splen
did group of Scouts he has trained,
which numbers thirty boys.
The Community Club met on Mon
day afternoon at 3:30 in th& club
The meeting optr.ed with singing
America the Beautiful, followed by
the club prayer for women.
The reports of officers and depart
mental chairmen were given.
After which, Rev. S. R. Crockett,
county chairman of the Near East
Relief, presented Golden Rule Sun
day. This Sunday, Dec. (5th is to be
observed throughout the country a:;
"Golden Rule Sunday" and set aside
for thinking of these starving chil
dren and doing unto them as we would
that they would do unto us, by giving
the price of a Sunday dinner to this
The meeting now ajourned t greet
the guests of honor of the aftomoon,
the teachers of the Waynesville town
ship schools. After welcoming the
ladies, the following short program
Miss Sue Willard Lindsley fang
very beautifully "Birdof Love Di
vir.e." i'is. Rufus '-'iler, pried" of ihe
cVl, made the guesn welcome in a
few well chosen wor'ls. '
Ars. Keener played, the 'Hunga-1 years a
garian Rhapsody" by Lizt, after j The reason I like this book is be
vh.'ch Mrs. Nobel C-.:-'cn, chairmen cause it is about four very- humai
cf Education, intrcJiieed Miss Morse, ! girls, who impressed me at the very
thr Township .Supervisor of Schools,
who talked on 'T.io Child in the
School and the H :?," speaking o
the evolution of this country in
regard to the training of the chili
iri mental, physicul and character fdu
cati!i. Also the r.iKvvvty cf indi
vidual instead of group training.
Individual training being (he incen
tive for many ne, syjtonu of edu
cation. Better health, recreational
and social training is neelod in
many homes as well as in tho school
room. Miss Morse ended her 'sH by
reading "Mother to Child" by Char
lotte Perkins Gilman.
After which the hostesses of the
afternoon, Mrs. Chas. Quinlan, Mrs.
J. H. Way, Jr., and Mrs. C. S. Badg
ctt, assisted by the entertainment
committee, served salad, sandwiches
and coffee to the eighty guests present
The annual union Thanksgiving sev-
vice was held in the auditorium of
the Methodist church at 10:30 Thurs
day. A large congregation heard
Rev. S. R. Crockett, pastor of the
Presbyterian church, deliver a very
Special music was rendered by the
choirs of the different churches.
An offering was taken for the ben
efit of the needy people in order to
relieve them of their suffering for
lack of necessary clothing and food.
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MASSIE FURNITURE NEW STORE eM and ever ready to do her part
Fridav and Saturdav M,V TWn.lshe married a fine young man and
iture Company is moving into their
new store on Main street which was Amy' lne yu"Kesl- Became an ar
complete(L.last week. This is one of tist and s'ptress. She married and
the most expensive and handsome' had a daughter who inherited thj
buildines in Wavn'psville. I
This store displays one of the larg
est stocks of furniture'in Hie county.
The store is owned ani operated by
Mr. T. N. Massi 3 and nis thc sons,
Messrs. James. Guy and Hrigh Massie,
and they have been partner in this
btixiiiess ;or povmI ye.-irs. Thty'ature- " has given us a real prose
offer the very best furnishings f,r' pcem of patriot'sm. No or?e can read
yeur home that -rai bj secured. !
HAYWOOD PARK DRIVE CHAIR
MAN. In talking to Mr. Ernest Withers,
Secretary of the Waynesville Cham
ber of Commerce, he said that Mr. .1. j :ever henr ihe name of the United
R. Boyd had declined to accept the ( States again. Phillip Nolan was .is
chairmanship of the Great Smoky fine a young officer as there was jn
Mountain drive. He further stated the legion of the West. When Aaron
that Mr. T. L. Gwyn was being men-J Burr made his first dashing expedi
tioned and it was hoped that he would tion down to New Orleans in 1805, he
accept. met this gay young fellow and in-
Jk VTIMa- CHRISTMAS p
My favorite book is "Little Women,'
written by Louisa May Alcott many
beginning because they always made
the best of things. They had little to
live on, but were always cheerful and
Another reason why I like this
book is the sacrificing helpfulness of
two of these girls when their father
was away at war. He became very
ill and a message was sent to Mrs
Marsh to come at once
All the girls
except Jo helped to get things ready
for Marmee, as they called their
mother. Instead she went off down
the street. The afternoon passed and
Jo came in bringing her mother
twenty-five dollars. They all asked
her where she had gotten the money
and the answer was taking off her
hat. Joe had beautiful hair and she
had gone to the barber shop and had
" cut and had sold it for twenty-five
dollars to send to her father.
Beth x was always helping others
mother was away with her
father during the war, scarlet fever
broke out , the commDnity and sns
i u j
rovc ueioeii tmu nine in iiursuiir me
sick and a
b-by who had the scarlet
in her arms. She went
home and it was found that she had
scarlet fever. When she got over
this she wns never the same and two
or three years later she quietly passed
Later Jo became a great author
and married a professor and then hal
a school for boys.
Meg; the eldest, was also a fine
had two children.
A 1 1 1
The Man Without a Country.
The Man Without a Country is one
of the best stories in American liter-
tf,,! 8tory wi .hout valuing more
highly the country in which he lives.
The Man Without a Country tells
about a young officer who was in
dvced to turn traitor to his country
and how he wished that he might
duced him to turn traitor to his coun
try. Nolan was brought before the
courts in the great treason trial in
Richmond and proved guilty enough.
When the president of the court ask
ed him if he had anything to say that
Showed that he -had-Aeen faithful to
the United States! I wish I may never
hear the name again!
The judge was terribly shocked.
He called the court into a private
room and returned in fifteen minutes
with a face like a sheet to say "Pris
oner, the court decides you shall never
hear the name again."
From that moment, Sept. 23, 1807,
until the day he died, May 11, 1SC3, he
never heard the name again.
About the last words Philip Nolan
said were "Remember, hnv tbnt h.
hjnd officers and government and
people even, there is the country her
self, your country, and that you be
long to her as you belong to your
The reason this story is called the
Man Without a Country is because he
was exiled from it and had no rela
tions with it. I like this story because
it teaches everyone to hdnor his coun
try. HUGH STAMEY.
' Seventh Grade.
The Man Without a Country.
The Man Without a Country telis
about a man who is a traitor to his
country. It teaches one never to
curse his country because it will not
do any good. When Nolan came be
fore the court for doing wrong he
cried out: "Curse the United States!
I wish I may never hear the name of
the United States again!"
He should hae taken his punish
ment instead of cursing his country.
No country likes a traitor whether it
is for another country or not. Al
most the same case happened to
Benedict Arnold who turned traitor
to America and helped England, but
who lived to realize that even the
country he helped had no respect for
I like this book because it is very
interesting and about our own coun-
try. When a man is sent awav from I
Vila nAiintvif J- I .1
U . n t P-nisnment Presbyterian church gave a delight-
than death. It the same as if one ful socia, at the church TueS(, Jhf
were run away from home never to; Nnmer0U8 games and contes s
return or hear of ,t. ;enjoyed durj tfc
iuin was a nne young officer and he
could have made good in the Amer
ican Army if he hadn't lost his head.
When he said he didn't want to hear
of his country any more, his wish
was granted and he was put on a
ship and carried away where he could
in vo his wishes.
When he was getting old and h's
time had almost come for him to die,
he regretted that he couldn't take
back everything he did. He knew
after his punishment that if he had
By A. B. CHAPIN
the chance he would live a better
life and stick to his country und fight
till he died for it.
Nolan made a talk to a bov and
told him to stick to his country n
matter what happened to him.
BEST KEPT SCHOOL BANNER
AWARDED TO LAKE JUNA
LUSKA. Some weeks ago the Civic League
Waynesville offered a banner to the
' best kept school, limiting the offer to
! tne fur schools of Hazeywoo, Ways
nesville, East Waynesville and Lnke
jJunaluska. Last week the commit-
tee- consliit'nS of Mrs. Nobel Garrett
Mrs- w- H- Un?r "d Mrs. Caroline
de Neergaard, made their first visit
to the schools and graded them on
the condition in which they foun I
the class rooms, the chapels,, the
walls, the basements and the grounds.
The condition in which the schools
were found is indicated by. the grade
given each of the schools as shown in
the report submitted as follows:
Lake Junaluska !7.2, Waynesville
97.08, East Waynesville 95.8, Ha
zelwood 94.!). It is thus shown that
Lake Junaluska won by a narrow
margin over Waynesville that was a
In addition to judging the schools
as units, the committee also awarded
the prize of worthy mention to the
following class 'rooms that made an
average of 95 or over:: East Waynes
ville, second grade 07.0, third 98,
fourth 95, fifth, 97, sixth 99. P, sev
enth 9fi.fi; Hazelwood, fifth A 97.0,
first B 97. second B 95, third 98.3
fourth 97, fifth 9.r)..1, sixth 95.3; Ju
naluska, first A 9f.5, first R 97..",,
third 99.16, fourth 98, fifth 97, sixth
95.3, seventh 95.3; Waynesville, first
95.(3, third 99.3, fourth 9fi.fi, fifth 97,
sixth 97.3, seventh 99.3.
Chief mention is given to the sixih
grade of the East Waynesville school
as being the best kept room in the
lour schools that were visited,
average score made being 99.6.
Christian Endeavor of
Hot chocolate and sandwiches were
served to the guests who were: Miss
es Diana Black, Nancy Crockett,
Mary Quinlan, Ida Jean Brown, Alic?
Quinlan, Lois Harrold, Louise Ed
wards, Mrs. Robert H. Gibson, Mrs.
Linwood Grahl, and Mrs. R. L. Prc
vost, Messrs. T. M. Shackleford, Otis
Aiken, Will Harbeck, direst Georg
Aaron and Billy Prevost. Rev. S. R.
Crockett, Mark Davis, Howe Taylor
Crockett, Robert H. Gibson and Lin-
Mr. and' Mrs. J. P. De Fravio an
nuunce the birth of a son, Joseph
Howell, November 30. Mrs. de Fravio
was before her marriage Miss Louise
MARTIN'S TOY SHOP.
Messrs. Fred und Paul Martin have '
opened a toy shop in the building
formerly occupied by the Aiken Tea
and Gift Shop on Main street, next
to Alexander's Drug Store. This is
an ideal place to buy your Christmas :
toys at a reasonable price. They are
eady to supply you with all kinds of
toys, including trains, wagons, dolls,
carriages and many other toys that
will make an ideal Christmas for the
THE TOGGERY MOVES TO NEW
The Toggery, one of Waynosville'3
exclusive ladies shops, has moved
into new quarters in the Massie build
ing, one of the finest brick structures
Mrs. Hugh Ahel and Mrs. Floyd
Rippctoc own this shop and are now
displaying many beautiful models in
hats and dresses. They always can
furnish you with the latest novelt'ea
anil notions which ;irc on the market.
In addition they also have a beauty
salon which is operated by Mrs. Je
MRS. IIURGIN IS IMPROVING.
The many friends of Mrs. F. A.
Hurgin will be glad to hear that she
is gradually recovering after being
seriously ill for several week:-, at he:
home on Love Lane.
WAR HONORS ARE Ot'CORDED
The Charlotte Observer.
Two buglers, separated by a dis
tance of more than 1,500 miles sound
ed taps as the body of Miss Edna Al
exander was lowered into its grave at
Paw Creek Presbyterian church at t
o'clock yesterday afternoon.
Military ceremonies were held In
tribute to the former Red Cross nursL.
at I'ort liiiyanl. N. M.. where she
l"ied 1.'. "I T.u'sday, simultaneously
wiui Mtu.lar honors paid in Charlotte
by members of the Hornets N'est post
No. 9 of the American Legion. The
body was conveyed to the train at
Fort Bayard by a military escort and
the bier draped in an American flag,
while a detachment from the legion
met the train at Charlotte and formed
an escort to the funeral chapel of Z.
A. Hnvis and Son.
Following the services at the Hovu
chapel the body was carried to the
Presbyterian churchyard at Paw Creel:
under an escort of legion officers ar.i
buried with full military ceremonies
A squad selected from a company iy.
Captain Paul R. Younts, fired a salute
from the outskirts of the graveyard
as the last notes died from thi- bugle.
First for a Woman.
The ceremonies, the first of the kind
accorded a woman here since the war,
were held in recognition of a service
which continued for the duration of
the war and for several months after
! peace was declared.
Miss Alexander was born at Paw
Creek 34 years ago. She was gradu
ated at Elizabeth college and finished
her liberal education at Flora Mac
donald college, later specializing m
medicine at the Piedmont sanatorium,
at Atlanta. She enlisted in the Amer
ican nurses corps on November 21,
1917, and was stationed at the Camp
Gordon hospital at Atlanta, where
she remained until ordered overseas
with her unit in July, 1918.
Served- in France.
In F ranee she jfjtt base'liospi
tal No. 89, at Mesres, and at hospitals
at Vnnnes, Brest and Kerhour. Her
war sen-ice was completed in June,
1919, nd she arrived in the United
States on July 13 of the same year.
She had been stationed at the U. S
Veterans hospital at Fort Bayard for
the past four years and had been a
patient for two years.
Although the American Legion was
in charge of ceremonies yesterday, the
funeral was participated in by mem
bers of the Veterans of Foreign War.",
Disabled American Veterans, the Y.
M. C. A. and Masonic organizations.
Funeral services were conducted by
Rev. 0. G. Vnrdell. of Red Springs,
president of Flora MacdonMd college,
and Rev. W. B. Mcllwanie, pastor of
tlje Westminster Presbyterian church.