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Volume XXXVIIL Number 39
WAYNESVILLE, HAYWOOD COUNY. NORTH CAROLINA THURSDAY, NOVEMBER t, 1926
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On Friday night, October 29, 1926,
the Waynesville Country Club gave a
most enjoyable Halloween party.
Hundreds of Invitations were sent
out and apparently all were accepted
There were approximately from four nary work is getting underway inci
te five hundred guests who were : dent to the development of one of tr.
there from time to time. The guests most colossal hydro-electric power
were met at the door and ushered into projects In the South. I
the dance hall by devils. and spooks With the harnessing of the Big
of all kinds. Pigeon and the installation of dams,
The Waynesville Club House was tunnels, power plans and other ma
most attractively decorated with the chinery the Carolina Power and Light .
season's colors, pumpkins, corn stalks, - company proposes the ultimate devel-'
apples and all the samples of the opment of approximately 70,000 horse
season's crop. power. Engineers estimaU it will re-!
Refreshments were to be had at all quire two years to finish the job. and (
times. Pop corn, dough nuts, cakes, the cost, It is figured, will approxi-.
pumpkin pies and great Kegs of
Old 'time square dancing was the
most popular amusement of the
evening and a splendid orchestra en-
tenanted the guests while a many has applied to the f ederal Power
as four sets were in swing at once. Commission at Washington for li
Perhaps' no entertainment has been 'cense for a transmission line in Tran
enjoyed more than this informal sylvania county, within the Pisgah
gathering of the citizens of Waynes- j National Forest from the company's
ville. 'Canton station, to a connecting point
Great interest is being taken in
the Waynesville Country Club.
Mr. J. M. Long and Mr. R. L. Pre
vost are very active in the success
of the new club and many citizens ( Company last week secured a license
are taking stock in the new country for 50 years from the Federal Com
club. Work is now being done on the mission for the power project on the
nine hole golf course. I Big Pigeon. With the securing of the
The sponsors of Halloween country permit, it was learned last night, the
club festivities were: Mrs. H. G. company, which serves Asheville and
Stone, Mrs. C. W. Miller, Jr., Mrs.) ether cities and towns in the Caro
C. M. Dicus, Mrs. Floyd Rippetoe, ' forms, proposes to proceed at once
Mrs. C. F. Kirkpatrick, Mrs. J. W.
Reed, Mrs. H. B. Atkins, and others.
New Bakery to Open
Waynesville is endeavoring once
more to have a bakery and it is up
to the housewives and merchants to
support it. Why should we patron
ize bakeries in Asheville and Spar-
tanbure when we can have bread as
eood in our own townt
The bakery ouens Saturday in the
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old bakery Duiiaing on cnurcn
street under entirely new manage
ment. Dr. John Smathers who owns
the building, has built a
crete oven and there will be expert
bakers in charge. This bakery is well
equipped and will equal to those in
cities much larger.
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everyone is urguu iu uu-upciawu
with the new bakery and at least
give it a fair chance. Let's do
away with these big bread trucks
that come to town every day. Many
towns smaller than Waynesville sup-
port one or two bakeries. Why
can't we ?
Court r at
The Nation's Answer!
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Rush Work On Big
By A. D. Jones.
Where the Big Pigeon river plunges
through mountain gorges along the
North Carolina-Tennessee border line,
50 miles west of Asheville, prellmt-
mate $10,000,000. ' j
The survey of a route from Water-
ville, the site of the proposed project,'
to Asheville is well underway. The J
Carolina Power and Light Company
with the Southern Power Company's
system at Greenville, S. C.
The Carolina Power and
with the actual construction work on
the power project.
The work will involve construction
of a concrete arch dam which will
ultimately.be 180 feet high; a water
conduit more than six miles long,
comprising a tunnel under a moun
tain; a power house with installation
of 35,000 horse power initially, and
70,000 horse power ultimately.
While Asheville will benefit f rom
power to be generated on the Big'cial jb printing, engraving, ruled
Pigeon River project, it was learned
last niirht. that power from new
(sources will be available here within
a vear. or a year before the Bite
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Pigeon joo is scheduled lor compie-
Those in close touch ' with nower
develonments throughout the country
declare the Pigeon river plant will
mark a significant move in the indus-!
trial growth of Western North Car-
olina and the South. Large power
, .i , 1 1.1 i u
companies, otner man me varuiiiia
Power and Light Company, it is
pointed out. will benefit from the
Pigeon River project by reason of a
recent arrangement between the com-
panics providing for the inter-change
of power of strategic points where
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Um RlehmooA (Va.) Ttanes-Dlspateh.
V'-'IMI ill, i
Business Is Good
While the Waynesville Mountain-
eer has had more rders for commer-
worK P""".ng, omomg erc.,
Known ln ne malor 01 lms ?""
office ln tne montn of. ctobef' we
aeem lc avisaD1e io imorm me gen-
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eml nilhlK' fhrnilO-h thpSP Columns.
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that this printing office is so well
equipped we are able to handle any-
imng in tne printing or engraving
We are making a specialty of put-
ting new backs on old Bibles and find
that there are many people who have
R I V. 1 n a n "Vi ti I r Unmaa nrViiVi nro 1nnt
on account of sentimental reasons,
1 nese Bimes can De maae as gooa
as new with new backs and gold title
burned in at very little cost. Bring
We also do special railing and em-
bossing, engraving and print any-
thing from a small card to a largo
volumn. At the present time we have
one order for 9,000 vouchers for Nor-
ris Motor Co., and we just finished
28,000 cards for R. N. Barber.
Our samples of Yuletide greeting
cards are now on display. We urge
our customers to come in and order
early as there is a large percentage
deducted if orders are given in tha
next few weeks. , . : '' Co., Brevard, Bell Motor Co., J. H
To show our., appreciation- of the Furvis, W. R. Francis, Walker & Fer
large volume, of business gjven' dur- .guson, Rev. C. T. Tew. Rev. James
ing the past? few weeks-in the job Arrington, Haywood Furniture Mfg.
work! department : ( the . advertise-
ments in the. Mountaineer .speak for
themselves) we wish ; to , tjiapk the
following businesses and individuals:
-. The WaynesVille Pharmacy- Sher-
rill's vStudiai, Town, officials: of Ha-
Belwrfod jC. F, Kirfcpatrick Register
of Deeds; Alfey 4 "j Alley, attorneys.
the Meth'fjaist.s.Church, H. G. Stone,
Waynesville Laundry,' Citizens Bank
and Trust Co., Prof. Wm. C. Allen,
Supt. County Schools, E. L. Withers
& Co., Mrs. L. E. Vinibrough of the
.Lake, MiUer Brothers, D. A. R. Camp,
First National Bank, Jt, L, Allgood,
yilleuook Store, H. Hi. roole, J. it.
Mnmn MrMn . wnl. M G.
Stamey. Eagles 1 Nest Camp, Picus
Brothers, J,' H. Matney, ' Unagusta
5-v i.i.' ,n.. m.
mtg. w., xne niKu .. TO Browera,. ".v. most important piece of work It neaitn education mis oetuc interpreted
man's Club, Duckworth - Motor Co., ris Motor Co., Brevard, Lowe Motor. , Jn ncret, janguage. means teaching the child proper health nablts in order
The Elmart, Waynewood Theatre, Company, Brevard. (If we have ; ne remain heuthy. and training the undernourished child ln hutn-
' Dr. S. P. Gay," Dr. John Snjathers, overlooked any customers, we take " oon classes la order that he may become 6 ' in ome class roomk one oun
Mr. Fred Martin, The Community this method of thanking them' and of . dred per cent cf the children have reached a normal atate of omrtttoa. while
Club, The Junior' order United Ameri- assuring- them of our :appreciatLpn.) . V In a acbool of Qva hundred, ninety -six per cent were successful, it. U relt
:W Mecsnics,'.: Waynesvill.rBattary:' -We -refer -anyonp"' tor any ' of the fthat the proper nutriUon ot our children la the most Important thing before
Co., Burgin Brothers, Official, of above; customer, ofour. for rerence Ty'''-i.. Md ..Uwhere wl
Town of Waynesville, Mrs. T. C in gard to the quality of our. work : v j mr ,h. h. i. fa,t
Breeding;,- Mr. Stall ' ' Waynesville
, umiture co., swnt s uairy, rirsi
Baptist Church, Mr. Harley Francis,
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Armistice Day Call
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UJ UUf. ITIULUail
M I MUW. iHWbWUii
"Raleigh, Oct. 30. (INS.) Govern -
or McLean tonight issued a procla-
mation calling upon the state to ob-
r..v, """u ..uCI ,
" "le c.
aslde as a legal h0,lday-
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The hght lor peaceiui settlement
ir,t,noinul Hier,icc mn.- O-n nn
unt some adequate, lasting proces-
ses, based on principles of human
crothernood nave Deen aevisea ana
set " motion, tne governor said in
The governor also issued a procla-
mation calling on the people of North
1 : t .. n .1 ,1 r. V. f Kii An
oiuuim lu itp"u
to the tenth annual roll call of the
Unagusta Mfg. Co., Suncrest Lumber
Co., Unique Cleaners, Waynesville
Candy Co., Waynesville Battery Co.,
Waynesville Music Club, C. M. Dieus,
Mrs. B. Gilmer, J. M. Edwards, Phil- J'
ips Construction Co.. England, Wal-1
ton & Co., Junaluska Tannery, H.
Gibson, T. H. Kuykendall, Hannah &
Hannah, F. G. Rippetoe, Camp Juna-j
luska for Girls, Southern Assembly,!
Sluder-Garrett Co., R. N. Barber, j
County Ballots for November Elec-j
tion, McKay's Pharmacy, Allen-Siler j
Co., J. M. Mock, Standard Clothing !
Co., Major J. H. Howell, Dr. Pegranu
of Canton, Board of .Education, P. V.j
Massey, Belle Meade Development
Co:, Clyde H. Ray, Hon. T. L. Green,,
Postmaster,'. Waynesville Show Case
Eight Jobs for Colored People, no ,
Names, Waynesville Hardware Co.,
Democratic Executive Committee, '
Long's Store, 'Grace Church in the
Mountains, Clyde Pharmacy, Bank of
Clyde, Martins Drug Store, ' Canton, j
Haywood Garage, R. L. Lee & Co., j
Bell Telephone Co., Mrs.,-a H. Mc-I
Dowell, Mrs, R. L. Allen, BueU Hyatt, 1
City Majket, Waynesville Hudson (
C'- County . Commissioners, . Ralph (
w. Davis, tne Appaiacman annw
TTio-Wv. The American Automobile
Association, The Boyce Hardwood
Company of Hartford, Tenn.,
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and tha reasonable prices charged,
many ox tne aoove uruis
several jobs during October. .
mation by President
Washington, Oct. 30. (INS.)
America, prosperous, happy at peace
with all, is blessed among nations of
the earth. President Coolidge de
clared today in proclamotion netting
Nov. 25 as Thanksgiving Day.
The proclamation follows:
. "As a nation and as individuals we
have passed another twelve months in
the favor of the . Almighty. He has
smiled upon our fields and they have
brought forth plentifully. Business
has prospered; industries have flour
ished, and labor has been well em
ployed. While sections of our coun
try have been visited by disaster, we
have been spared any great national
calamity or pestelential visitation.
We are blessed among the nations of
"Our moral and spiritual life has
kept measure with our material pros
perity. We are not unmindful of the Grade, Friday, Nov. 12th, Sixth
gratitude we owe to God, for His Grade, Saturday, Nov. 13th, Seventh1
watchful care, which has pointed out Grade.
to us the ways of peace and hap-, 5. Judges will be Directors of the?
piness; we should not fail in our ac- Library Association and such others
knowledgement of His divine favor, as art- necessary, the prizes to eon
which has bestowed upon us so many sist of free yearly subscription to
blessings. Neither should we be the Library.
forgetful of those among us who,1 (Signed) Children's Book Week
through stress of circumstances, are Committee, Waynesville Library Air
less fortunately placed, but by deeds sociation. '
of charity make our acknol wedge-1
ment more acceptable in His sight.
"Wherefore, I, Calvin Coolidge,
President of the United State, do
hereby set apart Thursday, the twenty-fifth
day of November, next, as a
day of general thanksgiving and
prayer, and I recommend that on that
dav the Deoole shall cease from their
daily work and in the homes or in
their accustomed places of worship, He was the son and only child of Mr.
devoutly give thanks to the Almighty J and Mrs. Charles W. Padgitt of Dal
for the many and great blessings las, Texas, and was in his eighteenth
they have received and seek His
'guidance that through good
brotherly love they may .
brotherlv love thev mav deserve a
continuance of His favor.
, wjtnes9 whereof. I have here-
unto set my hand and cause(j to be
affixed the great seaI of the United
"Done at the City of Washmgton
this thirtieth day of October, in the
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year of our Lord, 11)30, and ot ite
T f lY, II!tol Cotoj
,UCF,iUciat ' .,
one hundred and fifty-first
(Signed) Calvin Coolidge."
ATTENTION D. A. R.
Mrs. J. W. Reed will be hostess to
the Dorcas Bell Love Chapter D. A.
A. November 10th at 3:30 P. M
her home on Woolsey Heights
Subscribe to the Waynesville
Mountaineer, only $2.00 a year.
HON. W. N. EVERETT TO DO PHILANTHROPIC WORK'
FOR N. C. TUBERCULOSIS ASSOCIATION :
; i f
Hon. W. N Everett
State $eat Salt Chairman
culosls Sanatorium is included It this
Tuberculosis Sanatorium has conducteo
to thia natlon-wid movement This
disproves new discoveries In laooratorles pi , Elsewhere. ' Jut it assures tne
Patients of more careful and thorough
otner inmgs. tae norm Carolina luoercuiosis Association is aoms
j, optima rigor. o much
pmiaatliroplo irori for the North Carolina Tubarcuioais Asaociation. -
Nat. Children's Book
Week, Nov. 7-14
RULES FOR STORY TELLING
CONTEST, WAYNESVILLE LI
1. The contest is confined to pi
pils of the second, third, fourth, fttt&v
sixth and seventh grades of tne1
Waynesville,, Hazelwood and East
Waynesville Elementary schools.
2. No prize will be awarded unfess
there are three contestants present
at the Library at the time indicated
for he grade to be represented (
3. Any story may be told, provided
it meets with the approval of the
teacher of the grade represented.
4. The following schedule will be
observed : Monday, Nov. 8th, Second
Grade, Tuesday, Nov. 9th, Third
Grade, Wednesday, Nov. 10th, Fourth?
Grade, Thursday, Nov. 11th, Fifths
SON OF WAYNESVILLE WOMAN
DIES AT W.-L.
Word was received here Saturday
of the death of young Charles Pad
gitt, Jr., a student at Washington
and Lee University, Lexington, Vir
ginia. Complications following ln-
fluenza were the cause of his death.
year. Mrs. Padgitt was Miss Obena
Rogers of Waynesville. Mr. ami
Mrs. Padgitt were making a visit to
.their son at the time he was taken
ill, about ten days ago. The funeral
will be in Dallas.
WOMAN'S MISSIONARY SOCIETY
Beginning Monday afternoon and
. , . m, ,1 i,r
conLinuinif mru inursuav tne wi-
, m. Ml. 0,t' u
"" linrauaij """''f u"
serve its annual week of prayer each
afternoon at 3:30 o'clock in the La
dies' Parlor of the Methodist church.
On Tuesday will be held the regular
monthly meeting of the society.
It is earnestly desired that all
members will take part and attend
at these meetings. All visitors are cor-,
dially invited. (
1 Subscribe to the Waynesville
Mountaineer, only S2.00 a year.
Honon hk v" N Everett. Secretary,
f t"B'e "H ,CC"l"ert ',PB",r,"
nnt ot tate Seai -al (. hairitian lur
thf ponnnt Tuiierriiloslt Chrtstmia
sai -nle wnicti m jonducteu t;ou
riiHiiKsi-tng to 1 tirlstmas i
Ml Kvtrftt su? ihai tif nn for,
min.. jirii ippi riHied h- ?. sa.a
mo the Jfieiidld nun wondei rui wult
1on'n ht ntt inn iihtlnvBi f!o- .
!7laM.ni inc'np is Viad to rpjidt-r u ,
ervii pouuini ip ihin vrtnV ann.
. Ih- miisi .-uitHi1iuis .no vump.tf-.-'
neusiVf. dih. ji rnrSi or in 'U-
,' oercuiosif if n ttic tubervi nb. inua
ysnd- i opiiik' noh(- t ' xtu. tim ov
the National I unT-ttiOiH .Oiiut.on.
I'hli r rtn- in cu-'.iwratir wav hw
uslnv the nri-t ianitaiorie( . ano -ntiric
wnfKer fii thtf Dne'. ooflnct it
with but wadlnt ' tinivrtmies imt is
, tlnanred b: rant( rom tht Na
tional Tuberciilootfi .4soclatt6D At
the same time tbe are securing toe'
co-operation ol tbf- leadliiK aaua-orl- .
' urns ct . America In rlttncal res-arct
which In a verv necessary part or the -program
The North Carolina Tuber- ,-.
last ""or vear 'he North Carolina
clinical research and is Rlad 'to loin
clinirai esearch not only proves or
examinations and better treatment ,
aonhat h feeU ablt to taka op this