Opportunity's Empire-Waynesville Altitude 2,802 feel-Unsurpassed Natural Resources For the Location of Manufacturing Industries Volume XXXVIII. Number 24 . A t M.S VILLE, HAYWOOD COUNY, NORTH CAROLINA THURSDAY, JULY 15,1926 $2.00 a Year in Advance, $2.50 if ot so Paid MR. J. B. IVEY WRITES r ABOUT DAHLIAS. The Carolina Mountaineer Thinking that some of your read- ers might appreciate . some rsugges - tionu as to tho care and. arrowth of dahlias I make bold , to' offer some suggestion from my experlenc . Haywood "county has beeM noted for years for it' wonderful dahlias, and the Dahlia Show that' Us been and the Dahlia Show that Las been given by th Woman's Club of Way-! nesville, I am lure, has helped a great' deal towards directing attention to the cultivation of this-wonderful flower. , I am not attempting to give any suggestions to those "veteran row- ers" who have been growing them for years-and have been so. success- ful, but I am writing for those who haven't had so much experience and on the Clinchfield Railroad, situated possibly are growing j their first 'sixty-four miles North of Asheville, dahlias. It is hoped ,iat many of m the heart of the Blue Ridge Moun these will be so rewarded that they tains. Magnificent roads go by the will make exhibits at the Dahlia Show this fall and get encouragement to ...... further enlarge their collection of this most beautiful flower,- The most important need of the dahlia just now is thorough cultiva- tion. The surface of the soil should be kept loosened up after each rain, " "- ... - ' This preserves the moisture and keeps the soil from retting baked and hard, 9 , As a great many of the fine roots are near the surface at this time, the cri-stund ahnnlH tint, he pnltivAtprl mnm than an inch or two. I hav haA I think, cond success . w - - . in coverinK the ground with two or three inches of hay or any good mulch wnen tne plants ar commencing 10 Dioom. lais Keeps me gi-ouna moisi, ' protects the roots from the hot sun, l"B essity of further , . More harm than good is done ?P......6 is better, in dry weather, and only after thev commence to bloom, to, jkJiiHi AJi'ivroaUan SirCTtcn crur aun inuruufiuy to iic depth of several inches. This will take several hours of the spraj falling right on them. I frequently, H -y. in dry weather, allow my sprinkler t oil nioihf f nnlir h.n fhova " " isn't any vain and only once or twice a week. Young plants do not like too much water but after they com mence blooming the require a lot more water. If you want to grow fine plants be sure to disbud. Where three buds come out on a stem, pinch oft two, leaving the strongest one. Also pinch out the little shoots that appear in pairs down near the main branch to make later flowers. TVs throws the strength back into the plant r.nd into tha flnwpra lpft. anil in iha pnA vnn will have more flowers and better flowers than if you didn't disbud. i j i i . JL . . 1 stocky and not too tall. They stand up better and seem to have more strength. The best time to cut the flowers is in the late evening, when they should be immersed in water up to the flow-' er and left to harden during the cool night. Most people also get good results by plunging the end of the; The Rev. W. H. Wheeler, Superin stem, right after cutting, into boiling tendent of the' Episcopal Orphanage, hot water and keeping it ther for ( Charlotte, N. C, will give an address two minutes, then taking out and next Sunday night, July 18th, in putting into cold water. "Grace Church in the Mountains." By giving a little care and select-) All the Freemasons in Haywood ing good varieties you can have a county are invited to meet at 7:30 wealth of flowers that would delight p. m. in the Masonic Lodge at Way a "Queen." Our climate and soil ville, and march in due Masons form seems to suit them exactly. I to the Episcopal church. I have about two hundred dahli j Music will be sung by the Waynes- plants m my garden at Lake Juna- luska and would be glad for any off- The collection will divided equally your readers to come to see them at between the JUansonic Orphanage anytime. jat. Oxford, N; C and the Episcopal J. B. IVEY. inrohanee at Charlotte N. C. .ERROR CORRECTED In last week's paper there appeared . in the parking hours in parking j hours in the Parking Ordinance ad. me hour, read that it was unlawful to park between the hours of 4 A. M. and 7 T. M. -he ciiicstion is that it is unlawful to park between 4 A. M, and 7 A. M. This is done in order to wash the streets in the morni"g. .. v ORGAN RECITAL. ,Mr. Harry Edward Mueller of Asheville, organist of Trinity Epis-. copal church and formerly organist at Grove Park Inn, will give an or gan recital in tha Presbyterian church on Friday evening, July 23rd, at 8: SO. There will be no admiuion charge, but eoflection, wil be taken, to, de- fray expenses. The public is most cordially invited. I ALTAPASS ABOVE THE LAND OF THE SKY. The famous Western North Caro- lina summer esort is now being de - .veloped by the Scenic. Mountains, In - comorated. a comoanv headed bv the president, Mr. Elton Hall, a promi-j "waynesville the Beautiful," on a tnent banker and business man of the winding hard surfaced road, is sitiat- 'city of Melbourne, Florida. Amongstjed the 180 acre properties of Belle the board of directors are, Mr. G. R,;Meade, the Sub-division Supreme! Nobles, banker and president of many Nestled in a wood-fringed aHey, Nobles, banker and president of many Nestled in a wood-fringed valley, companies of Titusville, Florida, hisjw'th enticing roads and hills adortped brother, also a banker and prominent with budding flora and fauna; the business man of the city of Tampa, i velvet carpet of Nature's splendor Florida; also Mr. Sam T. Reid of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and,"1 cnarm and allurement of rhymlh- Florida. Mr. Hall and Mr. Reid are!ical wter falls whispering a lullaby, 'summer residents at Altapass, North and the glory of an oriental sunset ' Carolina. hovering over you, is Belle Meade! Altapass has been for eighteen years a well known mountain resort property and the Altapass Company Wends to operate from Waynesville ' tnejr fleet of White DeLuxe Parlor car busses to Altapass twice weekly. Transportation from Waynesville is absolutely free, While there, our gUegts w;i be entertained by the fa - mnlla AltntiasR Quartet, which for five years were UCUIIIlcl Ull Hie ncnu v..HPvillp r-irmit: i i t mDr., 1 niMnaa is nut, ucn. wi '"".r a - - t years the guests of the Altapass Ho- ter associated with high class prop- tej bave enjoyed the sports, golf, ten-'erties. Telephone and electric h?nt . i i 1. J: .J'lino thrnnirh tha ora Wtifnp vtaiik mountain el'imbine- also a well known j --i.-.. i t-- aance orcneaira piays ur uauciiie everv evening and anv one takintr tnig trip can be aggu,.ed 0f a veryfor many generations. Along with pleasant two-day trip. 1 i The Scenic Mountains, lncorporat- A 1,0 n- nuoi. 7K HAn M1 in H. ; t . ,anr. ' VnTTLr ZJS ! .wflr grandest scenery open to human fmvnnv kVVCvMo The instantly meets ' 11 prn irftr!llir t TV'thl! twetill8 ''"'"M ' Jme' velopment work, putting m FERED F0R sale. . .. . At tha pres enl ""m .1' -c'8'-."lt,u shovels, also , . - . ... ui e ting in other improvement!. Over,"" -' " . " ,wo hllndr.d and fiftv men ., nftv . . . . , , ..." n'u,e!. ' ucillg uacu III iCClums mu.es, ie ncillg natu u. .cvciuj.ii.s . ,,,,.; . j- ti ' vw..., H.,a take their free trip to Altapass. First trip will leave Waynesville from the Bon Air Hotel, at eight A. M., Tues- Anv .Tntw 90rti T ia h intntinn of Moilntalng, Incorporated. to open an office in Waynesville in the near future. In the meantime, ar rangements for the trip can be made the,r resident manager Mr j A. Darlow, at the Bon Air Hotel. Everyone is cordially invited to make this trip, and can be assured of hav ing a very pleasant and profitable pieasaru. P ; r,lp Ver 1 u Mountains, and while there, every means will be taken to afford them an opportunity to inspect Altapass, and v , , r r ' . the beautiful country surrounding it. You are under no obligations, so kindly make your reservations now. Address, Bon Air Hotel, Waynesville. ORPHANAGE" SUNDAY IN THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH. ville Masonic choir. . The members of all other fraternal i organizations are most cordially in- f tM. -Brvna Other services during the day wiil' be. g A M The Holy Communion, 10 A. m Church School in the' PaJ.ish House. Mr. C R. Thomas will speak on: "The Septuagint and the Apacrypha." ' - ' ; 11 A. M. Sermon by the Rector. RICHLAND CHAPEL. s Rev; C. T. Tew j will preach at Richland Chapeon Sunday afternoon July 18th, at three o clock. The offertory solo will be sung by n V VirlnaMnlr M1 9. . JIlW.iV. .,' t I . ,-Miss NataKe Atkinsou at Asheville spent the week-end witn ner parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Atkinson. BELLE MEADE SUBDIVISION I Supreme. Mr. I Joe Self Accepts Position as General Manager. ; j Just three minutes drive from (Stretching her riches under your fet; A subdivision property that invM- tors and home-seekers now have 'Ihe opportunity of owning in this areaVf unsurnanaeH Homitv "Tha T.0M1 of the Sky." Belle Meade is really a big rel- dential park, enhanced by a location ' second to none. Within a whisper of '.t the City of Waynesville, and n echee importance of dairying and poultry a series 01 sucn conventions tnai win - sound of the busy industrial - little raising, pointing out that too much be held in each of the one hundred , occasions-and who sincerely endeav town of Hazelwood. A development attention had hitherto been given to 'counties of the State this year. All to have this show the most enchant- , that offers every practical inducement to the investor. No City Taxes; ))0 pavement, sewer, light or water ss- Itn thu Inuuln. M r-!-,. T.-o.. ' .isA i v, "va nftM walks are of modern construction, u-ivinir the riBvplnnment that ,hrrlh. :directly connected with WaynesviUe's 'fmnii Ptv Rnl m.f cho.) All, ample to meet the requirements the work 01 man is the handiwork 01 Nature, which has endowed the coii- 4 . -. t .u. 1 .1 J Jl.tC ...'tn I l"UI ul i"u, aim Ullicicill. Ha of perspective, with some of the very Plott's Balsam, Eagles Nest , anJ Junluk &jeteaJMiW cam. The h- in - ,.:t; j 1 ...ii i:.i mat win eventually take its piace ,mone the thrivine communities of - t , ..... ...... tvesiern iMonn Carolina, lieiie meaae 'surpasses most sub-division proper- - ties. lvs lounaers ana Duuaers nave had the vision to nlan wiselv. and ta finance discretely for the things that I " receiving the news of the norn- j have enduring vale. A happy home, '""tion of Walter E. Moore of Sylva ; the physical comforts of life, amidst to s?ed Judge Bryson in the environments beautiful, healthful, in- 1 Twentieth district, Governor McLean spiring and gratifying. Belle Meade immediately tendered appointment to is well under way. Everywhere the tne vacancy as of July 1st to Mr. vision is made to realize that money, 1 Moore, who declined for business men and machinery is being in mo- reasons. The honor finally fell upon tion to carry forward a work to a .3ohn H- Harwood of Bryson City,1 successful completion. Nothing thntwho, since adjournment of the Gen- man can do to add to the bcautv of .eraI Assembly, has been one of tfie Natre bfi jeft ndone to make I Belle Meade one af the beauty spots'1" the Department of Revenue. O.' beauty of Western North Carolina. r. Joe Self, formerly 01 Muscel w a.aa . - . . Shoals, Ala., and connected with Carolina Mountains Realty Corpor- . . , o . . . A . auon ana oyiva ueveiopmenc torn- pany, is the genius guiding Belle Meade in all her possibilities. His experience in handling other prop erties renders him admirably quali fied to assure the succes of this pro ject. Mr. Self is giving his personal attention to create there, a residen tial development that will appeal to the home-seeker as the most desirable investment in this immediate section. MRS. HILL HONORED. hi t u TT-n c .. o -.u sentenced to die for attack on ai Mrs. John C. Hill of Fort Smith, ...... D 1 , , , , iwhite K'rl in Buncome county, Gov Arkansas was a guest of Mrs. Janvs . . , , , W. Reed for the week-end it her home on Woolsey Heights. Mrs. Hill proved a very popular visitor during her brief visit here. Mrs. T. Grady Boyd entertained at a dinner party at : the Hotel Waynesville honoring Mrs. Hill, with covers laid for six. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Kirkpatrick hon- oi ed Mrs. Hill at their camp in Crab-!, . D ..... tree. Mrs. B. C. McDey of Asheville entertained at the Biltmore Forest i-...t. Jtu Mrs. Hill returned the first of the week to her home. ALLEN-HART. Ur: and Mrs. William C. Allen announce the . engagement of their,- daughter, Lilian May, to Mr. Humes Houston Whittlesey Hart, the son of ". ,'Mr.v and ' Mrs.' George W. Hart, of; Providence, '.Rhode island. The mar- riage will take place August 5, 192-4 UV..,rili. ii.ii uu A lion " pvaynesviJifi, . u. Both Miss Alien, iiajiHaTills, . . v , SJUtlt iUIDO n.io. and Mr. Hart hava hean mambers of th faculty. the Unhrersit-of Ten's'0' Durham during the week nessee for several years.- - OUR RALEIGH LETTER. (By M. L. Shipman) Raleigh; July 12. The annual meeting of ihe State Board of Agri - culture, the selection of a successor to Judge Bryson in the Twentieth Ju- dicial district, the final rush for auto- mobile license plates, communtation of the death sentence of Alvin Man- sel, colored, charged with attack on a white girl in Buncombe county, a white girl in Buncombe county, election of officers for the North Car - olina Railroad Company and minor movements of Governor McLean were among the items of interest in Ral- eigh during a week of sultry weath- 'er augmented by the ever presence uf a burning summer sun. , The State Board of Agriculture held its annual meeting in the office of Commissioner Graham, heard n helpful address from Governor Mc- Ti. i,v..j . vivi 1 itive renort nrt.untari hv h n,mmi.l sioner and transacted the business brought to its attention. In his ad - dress Governor McLean stressed the . .... cotton upon which the farmers had hppn VI. viiio- In tho nolof nf tk necessities. rnmniiRKinnor Cruha ruwf n u;a . """ report that the State Department of Agriculture is sunnorted hv its own - - receipts on the pay-as-you go plan nd now has a nice little surplus to its credit. Rorpintfl frnm Tnlu 1 1925, to June 30, 1926, amounting to J436.138.3fi. j-xcppHpH thi pxnonHitur 1 $995.56. Balance On hand, according to the commissioner, on July 1, 1925, was u,4.o, and on July 1, iaz, 9B,787.6. Income of the depart - muni KiMimi: f ..ivi fi.A 1 ,-. f t ; 1 v..i l Ur izer tags, cotton seed meal tags, feed tags, and receipts from test School Attendance, Mr. D. W. Sims, farms, the latter alone yielding the-Raleigh, General Superintendent of! im of $-15,854.55, while from the s.ie'theWorth Carolina Sunday School - :f serum there had been collected ll5J82.lft Fertiliser tonnage- en ...u;i. 4 . :. .r iu. i ."u wa has uaiu uuiinir me rjrr $l,2l3,m-, cthmmi8 tsioner Graham recommended the es- .Kl.l... -.f ... - " - - near tne Albemarle sound lor ex- m-i-imntal u,n,V in . hoan. on m.rimcnfol unvV in n hosn. on - Potatoes and another in the sand hills 'nn which i-npiimanta in fruit rnnlH -- - be made. assistants attorney general stationed H. Allen, Raleigh attorney and son of UJ. L 1 1 V 4 U I . UUUiClil JJ Li A i. u ' ef fho lata Qnm-oma fVm-t Tuati.ia ,.,, , ' wxh mr' rwooo i ' ! There was steady flow of coin into the coffers of the license bureau (the last three or four days of the week, the scene around the central office here taking on the appearance Make a Big Difference in the Sunday being staged at the Auditorium The of bread lines during the late war. School, Mr. D. W. Sims. atie in Asheville will continue during Hundreds stood for hours each day' 3:35 Discussion and Questions, the week starting Monday, July 19, awaiting their opportunity to pro- cure the coveted block of tin which .would enable them to Scale the high- ways at moderate speed unmolested.; I After becoming fully convinced Reports of Committees and Elec ; that a reasonable doubt existed in the tion of Officers. ' e a l . I i . 1 , ... ... case oi Aivin mansei, a negro youin ; ..... , , ,. . . , . . thoroughly investigated and the ac tion of the Governor is generally approved. Stockholders of the North Caro-! lina Railroad Company meeting in annual session at Greensboro during k ,..,,,.1, .,1 .11 nJ .W I ... . , . ' .heard the report of the secretary- treasurer Wiley G. Barnes and at-1 tended t0 the usual routine. The of- Jers are: President, Word H. Wood, yiionunc, i,r-uiuciil nioAsuud Webb, Raleigh; J. Bayard Clark, F a y e ; t,tevill e; secretary-treasurer ,.CJr ei-iv, Chas. F. Dalton, Charlotte. Governor McLean, Adjutant Gener- al Metts joined a number of National Guard officials on a visit to Camp Glenn on Friday ' where His Excel- Iency did the reviewing stunt and had- fine mi We Uovernor attended a meetinir of the board of trustee of I . - --L - t ",B L "t r . " , me iorvn Carolina college ior ie-1 and put his "O. K. - a the manage- Continued on another Mg.) PROGRAM FOR HAYWOOD COUN- TY SUNDAY SCHOOL CON- VENTION. : Beginning Thursday night, July 22, and continuing through Friday night, Ju'y 23. the Haywood County Sunday School Convention will be held at the Methodist Episcopal Church on New Found street, Canton, N. C. Pastors, superintendents, teachers and officers of all Sunday schools of all denomi- of ;1"1 vit 'co' nations in tne county nave Deen in- vited to attend the sessions of the 'convention. The officers in charge of arrange - ments for the convention are expect- inK lar8e attendance of workers from all parts of the county. The 'convention is open to the public, and re interested in the Sunday school, whether they are actively engaged in the work or not, are in- 'vltrf in attend The convention is being held under the auspices of the Haywood County '""J the North Carolina Sunday School Associations, and is one of ! 1 .t.ii Ml "f the counties in the State are or- Irnillzed into COUntV BUIldBV School .associations anud holding county and tow nshin conventions. - The following is the program for the Haywood County Convention f which will be held next Tuesday and Friday: I 1'hurSdaV Niffh. July 22. 8 Devotional, Mr. J. Bat Smathers I S lRTe, hino- tho r.hiln Miss 1 - Daisy McGee, Raleigh, Children's Di- vision Superintendent of the North Carolina Sunday School Association. ! X:45 Song. I 11 .J . e At..'HJMnA. n.ftuni ui niicnuiii.-c. I 8:55 Plans for Increasing Sunday Association. ' 9:25 Announcements. 9:30 Adjourn. Friday Morning, July 23. 10:30 Devotional, Rev. A. C. Gibbs. 10:45 The Child in the Midst, Miss n..I.. Mn., , ..tvic. 11 il5 Business Session: Reports of County and Township ofticers. Appointment of Committees. Record of Attendance. 11:35 Better Results Through Better Co-operation, Mr. D. W. Sims. 12:10 Offering for Support of County and State Sunday School As- sociations. 12:25 Announcements. 12:30 Adjourn. Dinner at the Church. Everybody Come and Bring a Basket. Friday Afternoon. July 23. 2:00 Devotional, Rev. A V. Joy- ner. O . t A . 1 a U . O 1 S I I 1 1 f IIIIIM I 1 1 ft- il II NIH V ' behoo. Working logethcr, Mrs. V. U. Newell. 2:50 Putting it Across, Miss Daisy McGee. 3:00 Song. 3:05 Some Little Things That Opportunity for the presentation and discussion of special Sunday School problems. 3:50 Business Session: Place of Next Meeting. Presentation of Attendance Pen nant. 4:00 Adjourn. Friday Night, July 23. 8:00 Devotional, Rev. C. O. Newell 8:15 The Challenge of the Young People, Miss Daisy McGee. 8:45 Song. 8:50 The Workers' Council Work, Mr. D. W. Sims. 1 ... at be J" ,. . Special Notice. The attendance pennant will presented at the close of the session 'on Friday afternoon. .This peinant ui o iwnrucu to me ounaay scnooi having in the convention the largest 'number -of representatives, sixteen years .01; age ana over, accoraing to me numoer 01 miies iraveiea. v - - W. E. JONES, yuunyr oecrejry. pay i8 one g.ale of laughter. 'ry'rx Virt.wtoi'.Tn nsu1 maUnees will be . - . 1 nifciuuuisi tULKCH t.KVILES. KnnJutr nf qak a Vf . . ..u w. . . u u , u V . unaay scnooi at : a. m. rreacluno- at 11 A. M. and 8 P. M. by th pastor. Dr. T. F. Marr. - You are cordially- invited to all these serviees. THE FLOWER SHOW Will Be Held August 11th in the Parish House of Grace Church. Each good and perfect gift from a oviiijr God should awaken within our nunune souis a Keen sense oi puao, iy ""d appreciation accompanied with an unselfish desire to reveal to others, less fortunate, the unseen beauties and priceless generosities be- "i""' ""' u",' happiness and wisdom of human beings. j Flowers are gifts. They are tiuiy ana peneci guui w u w message and purpose accompaning each spiritual appeal, Brm8 the rarest blossoms from yul ' ' v the altar at the flower show to be held August 11th. Begin today, 'search beauty among your most prized varieties, selecting choice Plants in glowing tribute to the sue cesstul ettorts or tne memoeis ot tne lommuimy woo . a uc"c"u aiiAnoAi'iil triiiua Hrttl on i Til I flnnnol I v"' ...v. coming show will be the entries for th.. mnKt hpfiiit.if ullv annmnted lunch- i A A' Kl ifh annvnnr! eon and dinner taDies wnn appiopri- ate floral decorations A hanrtsomo prize to be given the winner. The following prize list has been subjected to a few changes owing to the interest and generosity of Mrs. "y ln prtseniinj, me ucbuujui 311 ver basket, which can be seen on dis play in the window of tde oflke of the Pinnix Land Corporation: 1,. The finest display of flowers, Points (a) quantify (b) quality (c No. of varieties 1. Arrangement Sil- ver uk. 2- becon. ' 3. Best dis. prize $5.00. play of dahlias $10.00. Finest single specimen of dahlias $5.00. 4. Finest old fashioned bouque' $2.50. 5. Most artistic combination of two different varieties $2.00. M 6. Most artistic combination of three different varities $2.00, 7. Best display of snao dragon $2.00. ,. S. Best display zinias $2.00. The handsomest fern .f2.00. " The most attractive win. low or porch box $5.00. MISS PRICE HOSTESS. Miss Florence Price entertained ait charming tea honoring Miss Mar garet Blackwell's guests, Misses Margaret Draughn and Lillian Zach ery, Thursday afternoon at her home in Lake Junaluska. About fifty guests called during the aftenoon to meet Miss Blackwell's I guests. .'Jiss i'lice s-.-i "i ice course. d a delicious salad Al'DITORUM THEATRE, ASHE VILLE. I ! The merry battle of farces that is when the Auditorium Players will pi esent the famous John Emerson and Anita Loos comedy. "The Whole .Town's Talking." During the current week the company established an en viable record with "Why Men Leave Home" and "The Whole Town's Talk ing" is claimed to be even better that the Avery Hopwood farce. One of the main characters in the play is Letty Lythe, the screen "vamp." To those who follow the doings in Hollywood, it is not diffi cult to guess what particular screen ' star the Emerson-Loos combination had in mind when they created that character. The action of the farce ; takes place in Sandusky, Ohio. Henry Simmons picks his sloppily dressed vounc Dartner. Chester Rinnev. In h his son-in-law. and when Etherl Sim mons states that she could fall in 0ve only with a man of the world a man with a past, the two men ' promptly manufacture a past con- sistingJ of a hectic Hollywood episode e between Chester and the movie queen. Lettv Blvthe. Through soma County President chance Miss Blythe arrives in San REID LOVELACE, n dusky and from her arrival on the given on Wednesday and Saturday Vith I . . .. . . . ' nightly performances at eight: thirty. f Miss Amiia Carter f Memnhis wW be a miest at MnL R. H. MitchaTi'a during the summer months.