THE WAY NES V1LLE MOUNTAINEER
Local Football Team
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 1931
C. Grid Ch
VAYNESVILLE IS Drive Is Made To Notaries Public
WiAIM FOOTBALL Lessen Deaths Cannot Hold Dual
CHAMPION W.N.C.; By Automobiles
)ne of the Lightest Teams ; S5 People Were Killed By
in Section Wins From
Autos in North Carolina
RESULT OF TEAM WORK
Irst Time Waynesville W.
N. C. Champion Since
1925. Coach Due
Once again the Waynesville high
chool football team is champion team
f Western North Carolina. Not
inc 1925 have the local players had
l distinction of claiming that mvc-h
Might for title. The title was al
lost assured Thanksgiving when he
!cal3 trounced Mars Hill, and it was
lade certain last week when Black
tountain team., the only high school
;am to win from Waynesville this
sason, won over the strong Ashe
ille team that the locals nosod out
le first game of the season.
Mara Hill was recognized as the
jes$ prospect for the title of cham
ion but that hope was shattere J
Coach Weatherby was asked to
hat did he attribute the success of
le team, weight, strength, experi
ncsor what, he said, "it is one of the
ghtest teams to ever win such an
onor, the reason we won was team
'ork, the boys worked in harnrny
Jgether." Coach Weatherby would
ot take any credit for himself but
According to state highway offi
cials 85 persons were killed in North
Carolina last month by automobiles.
Four or five times this number were
injured. These figures are larger
than for the same period a year ago.
With auto accidents on the increase
in the state and winter's added per
ils for the motorist not far away,
state highway officials are launching
a vigorous program against careltss.
noss on the part of the driver and the
use of defective equipment. Respon
sibility for the success of the cam
paign is being placed upon the shoul
ders of the owners and drivers of
motor vehicles and the state highway
Reminding the public that 777 per.
sons lo"t their lives in Ninth Caro
lina as a result of auto accidents last
year and that the death rate is still
mounting, K. H. Jeff ross, chairman of
the highway commission, seeks the
co-operation ot tne public- to lessen
He said, "Each year, as greater
service is required of the automobiles,
certain tests and adjustments become
neces.-ary. Accidents, other than those
caused by reckless driving, come
about chiefly as a result tf blinding
headlights, faulty brakes, imperfec
tions in the steering mechanism, and
worn out tires. I hese elehc'ioncies
Our community was saddened by
' th death 01 Mr. Krastus i'arton on
. the " morniiig o; Nov. -', UVU.
Mr. I'arton had been a member of
1 Shady Grove church practically all
! of his life. He was a true Christian,
j active in church work as long as his
A bombshell exploded recently ' health permitted. Tit' church and
when an affirmation of a ruling icoir.monky have suffered an irrepara
handed down some sixteen yars ago ! ble loss in the passing of this young
was unearthed and passed uHn re- I man.
cently by the State Supreme Court. ; He was 35 years old and is survived
by his mother and five sisters: Mrs
, A. Shelton, Mrs. J. J. Carpenter,
Supreme Court Sustains 16
I Year-Old Decision in
was largely through his untiring . must be remediwJ just as the lwkkiSS
.ffnrf that the Htlo
rougnt to waynesville.
, , , . (By J. S. Goocle)
c Notre Damo has her Southern Cal
tornia, Georgia meets her Tulane,
fhe Vols ran headlong into the Wild
its from old Kentucky, Napoleon
'iet his Waterloo, and most of us
Vve our moments . . but . . . the
spectators that witnessed the titantie
yuggle on the local gridiron Thurs
y : (Thanksgiving) with Waynes
Slle trouncing the strong Mars Hill
igh . team, that hadn't heretofore
en scored upon this season, by the
':ore of 13 to 7 had their full sixty
loments of excitement.
The game was a thriller from start
finish. The visitors valiantly try
ig to keep off the seemingly inevita
le of having their goal line crossed ;
nd the local wildcats, yellow jackets
lountaineers, in a hard headed and
ersal 'of the 'Marsellais,' that we
Waynesville kicked off to Mars Hill
nd Bramh tt made a beautiful tack
i that downed the carrier and ball
n, the visitors 20 yard line. Mars
ill was unable to gain and punted
n the fourth down. Reeves re
vived th, punt and returned it to his
0. yard line. A few minutes later
qsvqs diminutive ton of low glid-
.glycerine of the nitro variety,
lunged over for the first score of the
ami;. Point after touchdown failed
?ing an incompleted pass. Waynes
die almost made a touchdown be
re the second quarter ended' The
ill reposing on Mars Hill's six inch
nc, the half ended, with Mars Hill
l the defense all the time, C to 0,
Bailey I'lays Well
Bailey, halfback for the visitors,
in ted his team out of (danger, his
ints averaging from 30 to 50 yards,
he entire Waynesville team played
ds op football and there were no
irticualr stars to mention as the
hole team played stellar ball. The
ime was to say the least pulchrit
iiuous and there was not a phleg
atic moment during its intirety.
The second half started off just, like
e first, Waynesville kicked off to
e visitors and Bramlett, local end,
ade a spectacular tackle real low
out the top of the pigskin toter's
oes bringing him down on Mars
ill's twenty yard line. Mars Hill
uld .not-gain through the strong
rward wall of the Mountaineers,
aynesville made a steady march
wn the field that brought the ball
Mars Hill's two foot line at the
Delusion or the third period. The
11 was brought to the other end of
e field and Wyatt carried it ever
r Waynesville on the second play,
ial for point after touchdown was
de by Reeves.
Mars Hill put on an aerial altaek
the final period. Their passer con
died the ball with uncanny speed
d dexterity. Mars Hill complete J
forty-one yard pass and another
r over 'thirty yards- A .'cirv was
ide on the latter, the receiver go
; ever fnr a touchdown. Print af-
was fc-1" driver must be ruled from the high-
Alertness on the part of the high
way patrolmen in detecting imper
fect and worn out equipment is bein
called for by Captain Farmer, head
of the state highway patrol.
Blinding headlights being rec
ognizee! by highway authori
ties as one of the main causes of ac
cidents, the attention of the highway
patrolmen is being directed toward n
check up on the official headlight
testing stations. Many new stations
have been designated lit strategic
points throughout the state for the
convenience of the motorists.
This old law, sustained by the court
will effect countless citizens in the
counties in the state who hold a pub
lic office, while holdjng the commis
sion of a notary public.
Under the ruling, which was an
affirmation of a similar ruling handed
down lt years ago, the official acts
of all these dual office holders may
However, the wide mental stretch
which the Supreme Court takes in ar
riving at its majority decision was
made clear by Justice Connor in
writing the main opinion of the body
"It cannot he said too often,'' he
wrote, "that, it is the function of a'
court to declare what the law is, i
.....l ...,t :.. j:
umj inn n iidi i ii, 1 1 it 1 1 1 i. it i
viduals think it ought to bo
Justice Stacey and Judge Brogdon
dissented from the majority opinion.
While the recent decision makes it
clear that it is illegal to be a Notary
Public and hold another public of
fic,. at the same time, it is not likely
that many counties will witness a
Mrs. Frank Henry, Mrs. Chancey
Palmer and Miss Vesie Partem. Fun
eral services werj conducted from
Shady Grove hurch by his pastor,
Rev. R. V. Master, assisted by Rev
Khoden, of Dellwood.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. I.oudermilk ef
Johnson City, Tenn. have been visit
ing Mrs. Loudermilk's parents, Mr.
and Mrs W. R. Boyei, for the past
few elays. Miss Jessiie Boyd accom
panied them home for a short stay.
Friends of Mrs. Iiura Owen are
glad to learn that she is omproving
after an illness.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Leatherwooel
indi- I spent Sunday with Mr. l.eatherwood's
Chief i parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. 11. I.eathei-
Prof. Bevelle, who is teaching at
llellwood, ate dinner with Mr. and
Mrs. Ducket t last Sunday.
Miss Willie Boyd was home from
Cullowhee for Thanksgiving.
Mr. and Mrs. F. K. IWough of
'(irace Church in the Mountains"
Waynesville, North Carolina
REV. ALBERT NEW, Rector.
Hearty congratulations to the Methodists for raising ?1700
and the Baptists $700, thus payinr off their respective deficits.
GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH following their excellent ex
ample now hopes to "go and do likewise" by Christmas.
Our indebtedness $!14 is due the Rector personally being $339
"arrears" on last year's salary and $575 still due on this year.
We all hope the full ?!)14 will be paid, not later than Decem
ber 24th in order that the Rector and his family may indeed have
"A Metry Christmas."
This appeal is not restricted to the members of Grace Church
or.ly; but every friend of Mr. New is asked to take part in this un
dertaking "OUT OF DEBT BY CHRISTMAS."
The Tteasuier, Mrs. J. F. Abel, will be very plea-sed to receive
a check from you. December 1, 1931.
Miss Margaret Ferguson
Dies In Cleveland, Ohio
Now.', of the death of Miss Mar
garet Ferguson, 23, daughter 'of. Mr.
and Mrs- Garland S. Ferguson, of
Washington, D. C, at a hospital in
Cleveland, Ohio, Thursday afternoon,
November 20, following an operation
which she ha i there the day bel'uiv,
was re ceive, 1 with regret. 'in Wayne:--ville
where she has visited an I
formed many friendships.
Slightly more than a year ago
Miss Ferguson had pneumonia and
it left her with a weak heart. Since
that time her health had been far
from robust. Her parents took her
to Cleveland in the hone that an
operation there 'would be followed hy
her complete restoration to health.
The operation was considered suc
cessful but she was exceedingly, weak,
and fatality ensued.
Miss .Ferguson, who was reared in
Greensboro, graduated in high
school there- She was recognized as
a young woman of most attraeMv?
personality and was ejuite -popular
in the state as well as in Washington.-
which had been her home since
the family moved there several years
ago when Mr. Ferguson was appoint
ed a member of the Federal Trade
In addition to her parents Miss
Ferguson loaves -a sister. Miss Sarah,
anel a brother, Garland S., .Tr., of
Washington. On the parental side of
the family she was a granddaughter
of the late Judge Garland S. Fer
guson of Waynesville and niece Of
Mrs. E. J. Robeson.
blow-hack. Hyde eliel, because Hyde
county 'brought the action to test
the law on an undosireei county com
missioner, W. W. Watson. Commis
sioner Watson must vaca.- his seal
on the board, because he - was previa
ously a Notary Public and aid not
resign his commission when he be
c me n commissioner.
But most citizens will agree with
Justice Brogden's dissenting opinion
in which he says, "the discussion as
to whether a Notary Public is a
judicial officer of the State is like
loading a gun with 'buckshot to shoot
List of the Notaries .Public in
Haywood county follows:
Mary A. Bowles, H. S. Bell, Ola
Blaylock, F- E. Branson, P. F. Camp
bell. W. J. C ampbell, R. R Campbell,
1 . A. Clark. Chester A Cogbuni,
I Edison E. Collins, R. J. Duckworth.
Jno. I Davis, Sylla Davis," P. W
i" Ttnison, M. C. Green, V. R. llar
beck, T. H. Haynes, W. L. Harelin,
Jr-, May Holtzclaw, Carrie Eelmu-ul
Hannah, I). II. Harris, H. ('. Keener,
A. L. .Memre. Jas. B. Neal, J. L. Pal
mer, Sam M. Robinson,-. "Grover; ('
niith. M. G. Stanley. Bertha Stur
1 '. -I no. W. Shook, ('. F. SmatlK-rs,
( has. ('. Smat-hers, Horace Sentelle,
','' ViHighn, li. ('. Wilhurn, Kate
Williamson, and. I.ura .'Wriglit
Asheville, Mr. .). R Boyd, Mr. J. M.
Mock,-Mayor Howell and others from
Waynesville attended Mr. Erastus
Barton's funeral on last Friday.
Mrs. Frank Ferguson. Misses Mat
tie Moody, lowabel Ferguson, Ruby
and Elsie Davis, Roger Ferguson and
Richard Queen went to Chapel Hill
for the Virginia-Carolina football
A GO foot road is being surveyed
by way of Hannah's Gap to connect
with the Cosby rond at the North
Caroli na anel Tennessee line. Als:
a short line from Lake Junaluska to
connect with 284 at J. It. Boyd, Jr.'s.
Let Your Car Freeze
and cause you expensive repairs. Nor is it
worth the trouble it will cost you to have
to drain your car every time you stop. We
have your favorite brand of ANTIFREEZE
Come around now and let us fill your ra
diator. Your busines will be highly ap
preciated and you will get the kind of
service that pleases you.
Mizell Sales & Service
Authorized Ford Dealers
P. M. Krimminger of Cabarrus
county has harvested Cf(l bushels of
certified Kore.nn lespede-zn seed this
The United Kingdom 'imported fev-cn-eighths
of its needs in refined
copper and almost one-half' of its
ter was made by a place kick.
Waynesville and Scott Rteves took
the ball in the last twe minute; of
play and by straight football made
four straight first dowiis. Repves
carried the ball five lime.? for th?
gain. Mars Hill taim -biiinir swtp'.
off their feet and if the v-'histTe end
ing the contest had not blown at- this
juncture, undoubtedly Waypes-.'i'.V
would have scored another. tnu;'h-down.
(Continue' I from paire 1)
be arrested anel tried and sentenced
anel him -never know that hi wif,. ha
any.hing to do with his arrest."
"The only way we can make raid
is for us to get information fron,
people who know where- the Ixiotleg
gers are,"- -he - continued. "It might
also interest you to know that the
Lw protects the. people that tell us
things- ."-No' lawyer is supnosed to
have the right to ask where we
our in formation, t li at is 1 e ft
and wo never tell."
Mr. Reese pointed out that rum
runners feared federal -officers more
than, county, or state officers, when
asked why this was he remarked,
"when th federal court sentences a
man he is usually sent many rnile-s
away from home, to Atlanta. r
some penitentiary in Ohio or still fur
ther away, while if the state or
county sentences him to jail he -ti.su--"'!y
gt-ts to stay in the local county
jail or the county near home."
In the last federal court h-M ir i
Asheville a few weeks ago, 23 fron j
Haywood were tried. According t . :
Mr. Reese 21 of these -received a sen- I
fence from 4 months lo one year nnd
a day. Three cases were carried over. I
In thecase of where th? two Brant'T i
brothers were alledged to have vi i- f
lated the prohibition law, their fath- '
er stepped in and took the blame and !
was sentenced to two years in the "I
federal penitentiary at Atlanta. 'i
Mr. Reese intends to bring his'
mother and two brothers here at an
early date- They are living in Mar- j
shall. . - . I j
Mr. Forbes is from -Bakersvilie i1
Mitchell county. .
I'. M Dover,
I he defendant -above n unoil will
take, notice- that an aeuon entitled
as t'.iuve has beer e'eni uience I in-'th?
f.up .r Court of Il.evv. - I Ooiu-tv i
to i . tain a d:vo e em th grojnd e,.r
adultery; and that said defendant
will furthe-r take notice, that she is
j re'juire'd to appear, before the -(Jerk1
I if said Court em the 2nl day uf Jan- i
uary, l'J.iZ, at the ( eiurt Mouse in
said County, North Carolina, and an- l
swer eir demur to the complaint in 1
said action, er the plaintiff will ap-
ply to the Court for the relief de- I
manded in said complaint. i
This the :!(!th elay of November,!
11KU. - - - j
W. C. BY MRS. j
Clerk of Superior Court, Ilavwood j
Dec. .'l-Dec. 24 Ce'mnty.
in -w . w vii y KJ .Vr A J m
and Bath Robe . . . .
comfortably cut of
choice fabrics. Color
ful . . neat. Really, a
rruin's idea of a fine
will re-open DECEMBER
10th with a new and com
plete line of Christmas
As an opening fea
ture everything will
be sold at half price
with the exception
of a few contract
Get your Christmas Gifts
from ."YOUNG'S" and
save the difference.
Every article carries, the