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Volume XXX VIIL Number 36
. kVAYMESVILLE, HArWOOD COUNY, NOBTII CAROLINA THURSDTY, OCTOBER 14, 1928
12.00 Year in Advance, $2.50 if not m Pal
Local Interest In A. S. H. Shown
A S. H. Representatives
Announce Plans For Ash Meet
Expect Many Waynesville People
j to Join Motorcade Monday j
v4. S. H. Signsj to Be Erected
. Next Monday morning:, October lth, at about nine o'clock, one
of -the largest and most representative autocades and Jpilgrm
ages ever to invade the South will arrive in Waynesville. It will
be' enroute for Atlanta, Ga., for the second annual convention of
an International association. , This Organization is the Appala
chian Scenic Highway Association, which has sponsored, fought
for, and finally completed. The Appalachian , Scenic Highway,
which, as everyone knows, runs from.'The St. Lawrence River to
the Gulf of Mexico," and over which travel tens of thousands of
automobiles yearly. -
Waynesville ' to nave ts repre
esnutlon. There will be ?- dozen
automobiles, more or less, to repre
sent. Waynesville . ct this great meet
ing, which occurs in Atlanta Oct.
19th and 20th. There will also be
Waynesville delegates, it is hoped,
and these delegates will be recognized
and . will have the power to vote on
plans, promote the interests of this
town, and do everything within the
power of a delegate.
At this two day meeting will be
important and great men from other
parts of the United States and Can
ada. They are the backbone of the
A. S. H. which brings to the SoutbV
hind the progress, the environment,
and financial returns which have
been so Ion in" coming. . ,.;
Logical reasoners have always
visualized the productive value of the
No organization, it, is known, can
exist without advertising. Adver
tising costs money. But advertising
is not all. Moral support from bus
iness men all along A. S. H. is as
important as the financial end of
things, Mr. Marvel says.
Woodley Q. Merritt and David
Sanders Ballou, Field Secretary and
Director of Publicity, who are to in
terview the prominent citizens cf
Waynesville this week, in an inter
"No chain Is stronger than its
weakest link. We must have repre
sentation of Waynesville at Atlanta
next Tuesday and Wednesday,"
In a statement today, Mr. Merritt,
Field Secretary and A. S. H. Organ
We. need Waynesville's financial
support from the banker to the low-
"a ; , - t' r - "' I ( ' ' ' V . i ,
Aierritt and Baoi jffere, fjell Q)etaifs of
(Bonoention- tycujnesvilte to
j The program for the Appalachian Scenic Highway second an
nual international convention, which is to occur at Atlanta, Ga.,
October19th and 20th, has been formerly announced, according
to Woodley C. Merritt, Field Secretary of the A. S. H., and David
Sanders Ballou, Director of Field Publicity, who discussed the
project with city officials and prominent business men today.
According to the two youthful of-.representing the mayor and councils
ficials, the program promises much of the cities of Atlanta and Decatur;
in the way of important business, and the state highway board; the county
also in the way of entertainment " j commissioners of Fulton and DeKalb
.There will be two business sessions counties, the chambers of commerca
the first in the automobile building
at the Southeastern Fair grounds on
Tuesday, October 19, after the dele
gates have been entertained with a
big barbecue, and the second in the
Ansley Hotel roof garden convention
hall on Wednesday, October 20.
Barbecue is Feature
Among the entertainment features
will be the barbecue at Lakewood, the
dinner at which Major John S. Cohen,
president and editor of The Atlanta
Journal, will entertain the delegates,
Tuesday evening at the Piedmont
Driving club, the automobile ride
. . ii . m i f . ,
-mil 1 .. .w.r.. - lover me city luesuay aiiernoon ana
Woodley a Merritt (lfet) A. 8U.r;Field Secretary and David the luncheon Wednesday at the Ans-
Sanders JtJallou (right) Director fflf rield fuwicity, wno are nere 10
get Waynesville's representaiioniavthe second annual convention
ai Atlanta next ween. ,
South its importance in relation to liest peanut vender. Without it we
EPISCOPAL CHURCH CHANGES
HOUR OF EVENING SERVICES
Commencing nexi) Sunday night,'
vne.rwt or zn u country, ftW ut w, w . .onger um ; wi, be held 4t
tremanoous po.s o. nue. oi xnm nugti m wm. or . supremacy oi ntaate. earlier
quarter unit. ne5I0r . wunst 1,18 "" than the summer schedule.
xnese wise men, loresignteu pro-.u"ni. , t jj,e jjg,. j
phets who are always amongst usL David Sanders Ballou, Director ot . ,.
ilti.. aii...i!i.Jmjj Li., a on .. Peacn at wis
thelr visualizations, their forecast sertod: ,
are coming ,true. .They"realize thit "Waynesville needs more tourists,
at last, through the A. S. H,' it is If she will foin, heart and soul, in
possible for them to expand, enlarge, this tremendous project which is a
take -in more territbry because of forerunner of progress and material
completion, of "The Backbone of returns, she will benefit and grow as
Eastern America," to wit, the Appa- she has never before. The A. S. H.
TTiVhiarav has onened Wavnesville to the world.
To the laymen the A. S. H. is a New' vistas to' conquer' have en ' ..Eye1rybo,dIyJS m0St . cordiaI1y
strip; of concrete somewhat longer opened through this magnificent Vltcd to a" these services,
than 200 miles, running from the stretch of roadway which rivals, the' '
North to the South. old Roman roads of Caesar, many of " JO""V, . .
To the wise man. the modern sooth- which remain and are hone the worse
As dispenser of bargains, Elli
son's store fills a place in the home of
very resident of Waynesville. By
its great Variety merchandise and
Tha Rector. Rev; Albert , New. Mr. Ellison
' At the Bible Class in the Parish
House at 10 a. m. the Hon. C. R.
Thomas will speak on "Early Here
sies in the Christian Church."
The Sacrament of the Holy Com
munion will be administered at 8
RfiLLISON'S STORE OFFERS
; CHOICE BARGAINS IN A HUN
. DBED WAYS.
ley Hotel at which the officers of the
Georgia division of the Appalachian
Scenic Highway association will en
tertain the national officers of other
The motorcade, headed by President
Roscoe A. Marvel, of the Appalachian
Scenic Highway association, and oth
er dignitaries, will leave Auheville
Monday morning, October 18, at 7:30
o'clock. Local delegations will join
the motorcade at Canton, Waynes
ville, Sylva,"Dillsboro, Bryson City
of-Hving. He has already proved,
duriag his short time here, an inval
uably friend to the housekeeper and
the mother ever needing ready made
frocks both for themselves and the 'cade at Murphy.
children. In house dresses, milli- At Neel's gap, committees from
nery, accessories ana especially in Blairsville and Cleveland will jointly
At" Murphy, the tour
ists will be entertained at an elab
orate luncheon by the citizens of that
city and about 25 automobiles filled
with delegates will join the motor-
serve refreshments to the tourists
and point out the wonderful view over
Blood Mountain gorge. Local dele-
shoes, Mr. Ellison cannot be surpass
ed. for bargains in all Waynesville.
" Ellison's store is headquarters for
the visitors to town and the folks Rations will join the motorcade at
just ' naturally like to trade at this ! Blairsville, Cleveland and Clermont.
SPLENDID BUSINESS j store where hospitality and a real Monday night will be spent at
hearty welcome awaits each and Gainesville, where an elaborte enter-
of Atlanta and Decatur, the Atlanta
Convention and Tourist bureau, tha
Atlanta Motor club, the Southeastern
Fair association tnd various civic
Tiio- ro will send w-lcoming
cai to S".n-i li ouri will ob'.-.n
the bi';s and car m-iker3 from
"Cousin" Fred Houser, at the At
lan'a Convention and Touri't bureau.
From Stone Mountain the motor
caJe will b escorted through Clarks
ton, Scottdale. Avondale and Decatur
to the Southeastern fair grcii.ci at
Lakewood by squads of motorcycle
nfRc-cr.J from icKtlb and Fulton
After the tourists have refreshed
themselves and have enjoyed the
elaborate bnrbecue, Mayor Sims and
Chairman Paul Etheridge, of the
board of county commissioners, will
deliver welcome addresses to be re
sponded to by President Roscoe A.
Marvel, of the Appalachian Scenic
Highway association, and E. M. Tier
ncy, of Binghamton, N, Y., aa noted
speaker and one of the county's
outstanding advocates of Improved
highways.'", Music for the barbe'eae't;;
sfl-Weinit'-iittaitewootf wiirtie '
furnished by the Atlanta police band.
Drive Over City
From Lakewood a squad of mo
torcycle police of the Atlanta police
department will escort the tourists
on an automobile ride over the city.
First they will go to Grand park
where they will view the great cyclo
rama, then they will drive to the
Girls' High school, thence to Druid
Hills, Emory university, Ponce d?
Leon avenue, Piedmont park, Orgle
thorpe university, and back to the
Ansley hotel via West Pwuchtreo
sayer, K means more peop e. a 'g - - I MilIer Brothers - erocery atore on everyone. No matter how small the . uinment is being planned for the street
c,ty mooernism ana nronu in, , - .,8 - urchase especia attention is given ; tourisU. Gainesville is the home of It is anticipated that the louri
Lf, irJu iZ e.n2ta SflftriS to come Waynesville. They, carry to each patron. j Henry H. E.tes. the president of the L get t0 th, Ansley by 5 o'clock
gress to the tourist, the captain of oucement lor tne tourist to come , ,,,. ..u - j 1 m, thltt whi Hnv, rp We and Georgia division of thp Annnlanhi.u, I t e -
where Waynesville has " U1J """ "L , " . " ; . r . , - - ... w: MHVe IIom w uo lncra.1(.
caiineu gooas. iresn iruns ana veg- uiitujjy mc aucuuun i At 8 o clocK tnev will atten'
industry, the banker, the schoolmas- your way.
ter and the student. It makes far seen thousands of cars a year she
richer the business man of anv town, will soon see tens of thousands.
improves :stown, because an asset These cars every one of them, spend frocenes are
instead oi a "dirt road liability." twenty dollars a day on the. road, m V"J"
Then, too, it tempts the workingman, according to government'.' statistics. ; T0'8 grocery store has served
who -with his family, hears of the The. average number of growrirper- faithfully and well the large list of
construction of a great hotel, a great sons to a car is three. Think Of the patrons who have come to deflend on
power project, or a tremendous fac- increased financial returns think of for their provisions and neeessi-
tory. He,' with his small bank ac- the increased number of citizens per ties , in the grocery line. They have
count and his family, comes to that year men and .women, who pleased Siv?n years in unselfish endeavor
section' to increase his earning ca- with Waynesville and the opportu- for the betterment of Waynesville,
n.fitt, tn uAA tn th mmnnltv lifn nitv afforded here, nark their cars. a"d for the best service to their
Their staple and fancy folks, Ellison's will be found the j Entertainment Feat . es
undoubtedly the finest liest place to resplenisn tne articles , ac uainesvnie tne party will be
so necessary in every day wearing j complimented with a street dance and
apparel. i canuvui, wnicn win oe cnaracierizea
Mr. Ellison is a very piogressive by its colorful scenes, its confetti and
merchant and one of the most con- its music. Gainesville will make the
sistant advertisers in Waynesville. j visit of the tourists a gala occasion.
Uis Coming to Waynesville has put The motorcade will leave Gainci
new. life into the mercantile business ville Tuesday morning, October Ht,
and has a tendency to keep much
money at home.
T. H. Kl'YKENDALL MOVED
of the town, village or city. - ; rent or buy houses; roll up their menus ana cusromers tnrougnout
With the tourists comes either a f sleeves,, and interest themselves in , waynesvme townsnip.
resort center or an industry. With this community. The A. S. H. is thej. ' Mr. T. H. Kuykendall, who has
either of these comes the railroad, greatest thing ever to have come into .KENMORE HOTEL BEING RE- 10j.ni.lry een jn businness with his
possibly ' -branch of a gigantic rail- Waynesville's life," he concluded. ' MODELED. father, Mr. J. H. Kuykendall on
wti A . ,nJ nr;,l. y.M Tt naamn Irnnurtt tAat fha4- f..,n I .vjl' . . Vaof- otraaf Tine sof tin n nllimhiniy ... ...
.v., w.m. .un..iautwu " v""" " , ' ' ' , vvv ' " ; Demg carved Dy Augustus Lukeman. i,,r.(,.H
otner tourist possioiuties or otner youuum omciais 01 tne a. o. a, win "e Muiuuie nuiei, one 01 tva.v- business in uio oia iiuuu aiuiui ouw Refreshments will bo served hero
industries. One thing to another, conduct their membership campaign nesvuie s most popular hotels, is be- on Church street. Mr. Kuykendall
at 8:30 o'clock, and will bring alon;
a large number of ears bearing prom
inent citizens of Gainesville. Other
i delegations will join at Buford, Law-
jianccville, Stone Mountain and De-
icatur will entertain the tourists ffor
'!0 minutes at Stone Mountain, where
i , 1 ...
tne great i onieaerata memorial is
! dinner to be given at the Pi
Driving club by Mayor John S.
president and editor of The
Journal. Two or three add
be delivered at this dinn
tinguished speakers who
nouneed later, there vi!"
ber of entertainment
the proceeding will h
the world by WSR
Journal radio broac!
The business s
morninw will open
will be held mi t! ' 10 o'clock, and
drn. Generr.1 bu AnJfy I'.wf
3cted, new offii u"! ,.; i,e (rans.
r by dir--will
bo a nur.i-
i broadcast t"
, The Atlani-i.
Interest the world in Waynesville and with the aid of prominent city offi- ing extensively remodeled. has an up-to-date shop and ample
it is bound to grow in proportion to cials and business men Of Waynes- r This hotel Is located on Main street room to carry on his extensive busi
the created interest! The Appa- ville. Committees will be formed to. and has , a splendid representation ness. He is the salesman for all
lachlan Scenie Highway and-its as- handle the Waynesville autocade, 'among the traveling public, 'modern plumbing fixtures
sociation act as a medium through while other committees will aid in
which ia town can be exploited. '. the membership drive for money to
"Waynesville, N. C on the A. S. H." advertise the A. S. H. and Waynes
Prominent citizens of Waynesville ville.
have expressed a' desire that tha I At the close jf his interview witli
town be represented byi a large, local the Mountaineer- editor' Mr. Merritt !
autocade ' "Waynes-rjilWl . atop East- j said: Within a very short time, prob- '
ern , America," should have repre- ably not more than a few days, thj
aentatiohl. . . - . iA. S. H. signs, which have" beenlnv
committees and a lecturer frj i
Roscoe .. A. Marvel, who organized
the A.' S. H. .and got it recognition,
who fought for it, who gave every
thing that., the South. migTit benefit
from this great ; project, is making
an impassioned plea for represen
tation for every section on the high
way, from "The St Lawrence River
to the Gulf of Meico."
Waynesville for almost year, will
be' erected that they may be of ser
vice ,to. the ; city. Due to a misun
derstanding between A. S. H. officials
and Waynesville representatives, the .
signs have not erected, butt this mis
understanding having been cleared
away,' the .signs will be immediately
placed in conspicuous and advanta-
It is important, he says, that every 'geous places along the route.
, busineM man who is progressive ' Upon' the completion of tne erec,'
should be morally and financially in- tion of these signs, it is expected)
terested in such a huge project, a Waynesville will feel an increase in
project which is daily proving itself the winter tourist business, A. S. H. '
to the town through whlth'it passes, officials stated. . - - ;
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will tell the tourists all about the .P held
Stone Mountain memorial. , and cr
nn omcijjl car irom inc Aiiunia s:rc
Chambor of Commerce will meet thct0
motorcade at Gainesville on Tuesday f
evening 'and escort it to Stone Moun
tain. A large number of weleomir g .
cars will ko to Stone Mountain f' n, ' 1
Atlanta and. Decatur to grce :. hn rtain
luuiiata. . Aniuiig iuv.ii, win tp car 1
is fur t
I be elected,
city will bo
. and a hearing will
aim of tho:;c town.
h of Atlanta vho Hp-
route of the Appalachian
rleans .and Tamnq nii
the adjournment of fhts bus-
spwion the Goortri.i division will
the natiorinl officers. thi
.cers of other state divisions at n
I uncheon at the Anslev.
MR. H. H. QARNR DIES
After bn illness, of several r d0nthg
H. H, CSarlier, a prominent f' Mrs. Rufus L. Allen on Friday a-
ttie Pigeon Valley sti' i .. ernoon, uciooer nueeniiv
away at Vila home tbierj
CIVIC LEAGUE MEETING
The Civic League will meet with
Typical specimen of concrete bridge cor trwtte ton A. & 'H.,
'.-.:'. ii ear wayueaviue. .
on, passed :
on October )
NEAR EAST RELIEF
Mr. uamer-WftS'-Bivtv-five vart A few nu t nlH ,lnth. .r
of age and had irJ f0 most of his 'to fill out a barrel which J am trvine
life in HaywooS 6unty He had been
identified wit the public affairs of
the county a a member of the Board
of County Commissioners and of his
local school board.. He leaves a wife,
one son, and an only brother, C. L.
Garner of Macon county.
to get off to the ..ear East Relief.
If anyone has any discarded clothes
in reasonably good 'condition and is
willing to donate them to this cause
I shall be glad to get them as soon
S. R. CROCKETT.