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Has More Paid-in-Adt anie Subscribers- In Haywood County Than All Weekly Xeuspapeii. Combined
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, JANUARY 14, 1932
mum m m m knsj -j i - .a&xi i 'v i if in ii i i uni ir i i 1 ri n iti m.
SUNDAY, JAN. 10
ras Member of Prominent
Family in County. Had
Been 111 For Several
Funeral services for Mis. Alice
Imet, 77, widow 'f Ben Felmet were
Id ''Sunday at'tcrnc:! at the Fi.-t
thodist chinch, with Rev. W. ('.
ode, pastor, officiating. Other minis-'
8 assisting Rev. Y O, Goodc in the
vice were, Rev. A. V. Joyner, from
pastor of the Baptist church here,.
w'ot Canton, Kev. H. V. F.aucom.
stor of the Baptist church here.
1 Rev, A. O.. Dryman of Clyde anil!
ke Junaluska. j
e Methodist church was tillel tt
lacity, chairs had to be put in the
les . to accommodate the many
ends and relatives. j
Green Hill cemetery, where in j
ment was made, the Kastern Stan
1 charge of the services.
4w.. Felmet .'died earlv Saturday I v o;us ,'ri'!" 'hi
idhv ' tif ,,mr.i fnllnm'mr labor Oil hi farm ail(
iess of several months.
She was a member of the one of
ywood county's oldest families,
ifrs. Felmet was a daughter of the
9 Wayne and Caroline Battle, who
ned and operated the Battle House
many years agx.
hirviving are two sons, S. R. Fel
t, of Canton, and John A. Felmet,
oldier in the U, S, Army, stationed
San 'Antonio. Tx., and two daugh
b, Mrs. Grover Leatherwood, of
ke Junaluska, and Mrs. Zeb Cor
e, of Waynesville. Also survivii.g
i two sisters, Mrs. Turette Me
tcken, and Mrs. M. A. Crymes, both
Ictive Paul bearers were: John
rley, Alfred Arlington, Sam Gallo.
IT, Robert Francis, Raymond Me-
fey, and Charles Liner. ,
lonorary pall bearers were: Cap
1 W. J. Hannah, James- R. Boyd,
aes M. Mock, Oliver Shelton, W. A.
dley, W. L, Lamkin, Clarence
Hips, Ernest L. Withers, W. T.
itan, Pink Leatherwood, Joe Leath
wod, Robert Leatherwood, Bonner
T, S. H. Bushnell Grover C. Davis,
se Crowder, R. H. Blackwell, John
Queen, Dr. Thomas StringliaTd,
Sam Stringfield, Dr. J. F. Abel,
J. R. McCracken, Dr. W. L. Kirk
rick, J, R. Love, FVank W. Miller,
Sod ore McCracken, James Atkins,
! H. B. Atkins.
Ve have a limited number of
M year subscriptions to the .South
Agriculturalist to offer to our
scribers for the small sum of
nty-five cents with a year's sub
ptkn to the Mountaineer at the
al price, good for either new or
.3 the number is limited, it is
th while for anyone who wants
I farm and family magazine to
our circulation manager, W. C.
m, at the earliest opportunity,
his is important. W" mean to
5 these subscriptions to the South -
Agriculturist for the sum of
nty cents each as long as our limit
lumber will last.
t are being circulated over the
trtry about President Hoover, one
i originated here Christmas week.
Mountaineer merely made mentkm
:he fact, but made no comment or
sonal remarks about the prank,
eral subscribers from put of town,
lently failed to see that it was a
'3 item and not an edftorial and
that their paper be discontinued.
regret that these subscribers
tt to miss their paper when the
I fighting between the parties is
a short while off.
hia paper is Pemocratic, b it even
t were a strong Repubucaii pascr
: SAME article, Word for word,
IRS. FELMET, 77 Hard Boiled Banker Fails
'ISUN inio Discourage Local Farmer
Tool to borrow ,70fl
ws," :.- tin reply
vtu- n-ceived from
j i uy ju.-t :w o i
batikei in lt'l-l
hew w monev
when he .ittcmpteti
from tno banker
I uy two puvo-brt d co in Wisconsin.
i r.e snarp lii.-vour.igmg
i o: tlamptii Mr Osir:!(',-II-
in turn i.ivwd :.s
v r.i : t i ' was a goo. i
two tows iv. 1 1 nur. i'.ai
en Toe farm, and n; a -ii ' tvv , : in
!:i '..W! t' : n : : t y wa '-Vt'.. ' m-s.
All . i N" oi no nt.ui,. tin- ordinal in-vo.--lt!:i:f
!i!tn--v him ii; Knyittu- in
!uu-'' vei: - IlO', an.l iva he ha- a l.ei'.i
of 100. fret t'rom indel'terine-.- am! !'v
naans of add-iitr s"J,ei'ni worth :' ea'
tie to tht' herd he has in'cn able dtir
iiiK the IT years to sell ,20.'(ili worth
i f eat ' it ' ro:n 1 is held,
Not only has the s;ih i f s'l'O.t'Ob
wortii of eatle been .m a,' hievemt nt
within itself, but he has maile 'the
herd p,r- for ail
irv. u hieh hi
pointed out was a rather epen-ive
Mr. Osborne told the above incident
Large Crowd Hear
Major Howell On
The local Post o The American
I.epion held its.rejrular monthly meet,
inp la,-t Monday niprht. This was a
special meeting in that the public was
invited to attend to hear Major Howell
speak on the bonus, question.'
A large number of visitrirs from
out of town attended, among them
was a delegation from Canton. So
inspiring was the talk that Major
Howell made, that he was invited to
give the same talk at Canton in the
The only business transacted 'at the
meeting was adopting the resolution
to be sent to Congressman .Weaver
and Senators Bailey and Morrison,
asking for the full payment of the
balance of the bonus money , and if
not all at least $50 per month to each
member until each membe receives
the balance due him, If neither of
these requests are granted the Legion
ask that the interest on what they
have already drawn be eliminated.
Civic League Holds
Services At County
Home Sunday, Jan. 10
Members of the local Civic Ix-ague
made a visit to the county home Sun
day afternoon in an effort to carry
a message of cheer to the inmates
there. To each of the 3(5 inmates a
bag of fruit, nut and candy were dis
tributed. Of the 36 there are 14 of
After a rong service, in which all
the members of the home part icipated,
Rev. H. W. Baucom, pastor of the
First Baptist church here, delivered
an inspiring message.
This was the trip that the league
intended to make Christmas. Mem
bers of the league who made the trip
were. Mesdames Luther, president,
Lucy White Hyatt, Lowe and Garrett.
ere's Reply To The Few Subscribers
That Are "Peeved" At This Newspaper
long with the hundreds of jokes wouldv have been published. It was
The subscribers that took exception
to the prank are the losers. The Moun
taineer is the richer by th 2 article,
in that it proves more than ever that
this papnr is read far and wide and
that practically every word i s read.
If these "peeved" subscribers, just
a few in aumber, are trying to prove
their loyalty to their party they are
going at it in the wrong way a true
politician is one that can take a joke,
especially like the one referred to,
make the most of it, and m return,
get one 'just t a little better on hw
When Business Is Dull The Surest Way To Get Action Is Advertise-Use The
m w -I'-alH i1
-. r ru.av ni
' iol tavni
1 1 trior: a I ,
borne a- rtniUly eleeteu
o.nmitte'e cnairnl.iii for ;tie
rrogram wr.iih lias been
n .Western North 'a;vlina.
Tlii j a new feature-of. -The Moun
taineer in helping it's readers to find
just what messages are in the i.dver
tising columns of this paper.
MassieV- Id-part ii.ie.nt Store is . put
ting on a large clearance sale. The
prices are lower than usual. Also
some extra bargains are to he given
away at the store.
McCfavken's Clothing Company is
having a clearance of suits and over
eats. Some of these prices are act
ually far below cost, New merchan
dise is featured.
C- K. Ray's Sons are having many
extra specials in their grocery de
partment along with their annual .Jan
uary clearance which started last
week in the ready-to-wear department.
Mizell Sales and Service Company,
Foid dealers here calling attention
to the fact that their service is bet
ter than the average.
.Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company
are having quite a number of specials
for the. week-end this week. Soma of
these prices are every day prices.
: The First Natrona! Bank is pui.
lishing its financial statement this
The Citizen. Bank .and Trust Com
pany as publishing its. financial
statement this weeTC also.
The Waynewood Theatre has its
program for the week. It looks like
every show is one worm seeing.
Auxiliary Of Demo
cratic Party Plan
ning Mass Meeting
S. M. Robinson is Named
Chairman of New Branch
Of the Party
S. M. Robinson, atktrney of (. antoh,
has been named chairman of an auxil
iary of the Democratic party of Hay
wood county, it was announced here
last week. The purpose of this auxil
iary, according to some of the leaders
of the new branch is to raise funds
to hc-ip defray the expensies of the
last presidential election.
In an effort to bring the Demo
crats of the county together, this
group has issued notice of a mass
meeting to he held Thursday, January
28, at the court house here.
This branch of the Democratic party
was organized here last Thursday
night, and is affiliated with the Na
tional board of the Democratic party
Members of the program committee
are: n. A. ustwroe, of Canton; Ciii-
ford Brown, of Clyde, and W. R.
Francis, of Waynesville. It is the
duty of this committee to plan the
program for fehe mass meeting.
T. M. Seawell was named temporary
DEMOCRATS ARE:n DDCUCC Aim
Nature of Preparations! Are
Not Disclosed by Chair
man J. K. Ilipps
i .1. R Ilipps, A-hairman of the execu
tive iVJiimittee of the Deuuuruti
, via 1 1 v
in Haywood county told
aineer ye-tertiiiy that bis
was making plans for the
and petti. iO- ihinj;- ui
s- at tier .-ai.y i:t di.-eus-lion
even the primary, but we
Hi' quite a In! of woik aloiij;
! in.i ; ilia 1 haw ; win .ned for
ii. i', he dint lrueo. j
would no; nivi' the i.aiuc-j
-pecttve candidate-, but
menlieni.i -o linn their
i. lo run. but as ye: .most m)'
id not fully i ','ided upon e .itei :
i hem h
l a : idection Haywood eouniy piled
up the hiftcjeM Democratic niajority
in tlie hist ry of l Ik county, and seve
tal leading Democrat.- think that the
same feat will he repeated this elec
tion. JIawyood Was Home
Of Many Methodist
Haywood county has furnished her
quota t-v.tho ranks of tho traveling
preachers of the Western North Car
olina Conference. The members have
organized and have dinners togeth
er at the sessions of the annual
oifeiunce. Rev. C. S. Kirkpati ck,
director, sad recently, naturally
our thoughts turned homeward at the
recent annual conference at Asheville.'i
The organization now includes: J.
W. Campbell, J. .1. Kdwards, J. I
Hipps, P. V. Howell, C. S Kirkpatriek,
W. N. Rathbu.ii, F. H. 'ftetzer, .M. T.
Smathers, and T. C. Smathers.
Rev. J, M. Terrell has given . hit-life-
to ' the - work in Brazil. P. L
Terrell died at-Granite Falls in 192ti.
C. M. Crpenter who died in Candler
in 1!I27 was Iwin in Catawba county,
but livel many years in Jlaywoml.
T.. V. Ndand is an honored mem Iter
Of the Tennessee Conferen.ee.
Other prominent preachers frim
HaywoiMl, now deceased. R. I!. Shel
ton, C. .1. Owen. W. '. McGee.
Dewey Mull Paroled
Dewey Mull, sentenced to -l! montlis
for assault, was granted a parole by
Gov.'- O.-Max. Gardner. Mull's parole
was one of nine granted by the gover
A S. SHELTON IS
BURIED ON LAST
FRIDAY, WAS 69
Was Much Ixved and Re
spected Citizen of Dell
Funeral service!- were held Friday
afternoon for. A. S. Shclten, , at
the Dell wood. Methodist church, with
Rev! Rolen officiating,-
Mr. S'nelV.n had !.;. ir. ); nealth
for several months but not sick enough
tx he in bed until .Christmas eve.
He had lived in the Dellwood section
for many years and was one of the
most, respected and best liked citre.-t,
of that community . as well as the'
county. He . was ,ar, activt' church
member, and. !;ved a clean Christian
life. .-'.'V,'""'. .-j; .';---
: He i- survived by his widow and
one daughter, Mrs. Walter Ketner,
also if the Dellwood community.
REV. FOWLER TO
PREACH AT CLYDE
Rev Jim Fowler will fill the pulpit
of the First Methodist Church Of Clyde
on next Sunday morning.
A cordial invitation is extended to
the public to attend this worship,
LICJ IWLaiW ELLt 1 LU
inrr DDCCinrMT nr nncT
till nLjii;Lni ur rinoi
NATIONAL BANK AT MEETING
1 ' JiikiJ
CIVIL COURT IS IN
Many Cases of Minor Im
portance Are Disposed
Of in First Few Days
The ' regular, civil term of Superior
Court w s in .session here this week
with Hon. ludge A. M. Stuck pre
Practically all 'cases- on the dock
et were disposed of according to
f,ch .lule- Most of the eases were of
minor importance ''and little time was
consumed in 'trying them,
W. F. Hipps sued Vard (ireen
for $1(55.08, which court' granted and
The case, of Nettie Smith vs. V. K.
Alley, Jr., .'idniiniserlor of J- ().
Smith was also .granted the decision
and the defendant ordered' to pay
The -asi- of R, Al, , Criiwforii vs.
Sluder-tJarrett Furniture Company
was continued until next court.
James 1. Alaokey was granterl nn
absolute divorce from Lalla Alackey.
The largest Mini involved up to
Wednesday morning -was the ease of
J. R. Alorgan, adnlinistr;itor of J. W
Morgiih. deceased, vs. IMna .Mciiee,
W, O. Phillips, (). T. Alexander and
S. H. Jones. The coui t order' d the
. e i . . . . I
oeienoams pay tne piainnils the sum
of $,l,Cf)8 00. Three thoutand of this
was principal and the balance interest.
. The-' attendance ' at this ter:n of
court -was not near as large as at the
criminal court held, a few weeks arc
James psnonsK ei.ectkd vk ;
j'i:t:sir-:.r of ha y noon
.. : CLi n -
,'Spi cial to The Mountaineer.)
James Osborne it!'. Waynesvibr '. has
tieon elected viee-pre.-ident of the Hay
wood County Club at WettTn Caro
lina Teachers: College of ''ullowh c.
Mr. ()sborne is the. retiring president
of the club of which Charles Morgan
of .'f'antorv. h';1 .ln-en eleet.("i president.
Spotted Poland China Pig Is Offered
As A Prize In Farm Slogan Contest
Interest in the
a slogan for the .V
gram should -.' ris
torites- Ut choose
10 Year Farm Pro
to hig-; fervor
over the announcement made over sta
tion WWNC Friday ''night during that
rgular weekly farm program that
the second prize was to be a spotted
Poland China sow pig of . champion
ship breeding. The pig which will
be from three to four months old
wiil. bo donated by Mr. John Wilt, of
the "vVilt Farms, Hillszoixt, Indiana.
Mr. Wilt had sold E. A, Fonda
whose farm is at Weaverville a very
fine boar and in the oorrespondence
had learned of the cn.teat being held
AMn n rrTrn
j Cashier's Keport Showed
I Hank in dood Financial
jNKW OFFICKKS NAMED.
10 Percent Dividend is De
clared Hy Directors
' of Institution
At at meeting of the hoard of dir
ectors of the First National Hank
Tuesday, 1. Keeves Xoland, promin
ent farmer ami business man of this
county was elected vice president of
the l'irst. National Hank to fill the
vacancy made last fall by the death
of his father. Air. It. R. Noland, who
for many years held thai position.
There was a large majority of the
stockholders present at. the meeting
and the report of the cashier, J. If.
Way, Jr., was most gratifying.
The bank this- year paid '.'-.eii usu
al dividend of 10 per cent and has
carried nearly S percent to the un
The fact was also made public that
the First National Hank was thirty
years ld last month. It hus always
been directed along lines' of safe and
prudent banking principals. Thi bank
elijVtys the distinction of being tho
only national bank and only member
of the Federal Reserve system in west,
ern North Carolina ousido of Ashe
ville. Anoher distinction that has been
awarded to the First National Bank
is that it is .the. only honor roll bank
in western North Carolina. To attain
this honor roll n bank must earn a
surplus of more than their surplus
stock. . .
The following were elected direct
ors fmr the ensuing year: J. J. Boyd,
T. L. Cwyn, J. U. Hipps, '. E. Ray,
M M. Noland, 1). Reeves Noland, M.
J. McCrpcken, J. 11. Kirkpatriek and
J. If. Way, Jr.
Following the meeting the newly;
lected directors met in regular month,
ly session to complete their organiza
tion fr the year. J R. Boyd was elect
ed chairman of the board and J. H,
Way was elected secretary.
Officers of the bank for the ensu
ing year were 'elected as follows:
J. R. Boyd, president.
T. L. . Uwyn, vice president -
I). Reeves Noland, vice president.
J. II. Way, Jr. cashier
J. I.. Palmer, assistant cashier
Burns Husband's Auto, Is
Held Under $300 Bond
! iarii.e A!:-.' , negress was. bound
i over to the February term of court
: aft r a hearing i-n... the Mayor's court; .
.here Monday, charged with burning
i her husliand's car Sunday night,
j. It is understood that the couple
j have been separated, for a. few weeks
and during a fit of Vfeasously she
pouml g;i.-o!:n" on the car and set it
or. fire. '.
She is out jail, t .n a $.'l't(t ttond. .
for members of the -J-H Clubs, voca
tional a'gricutu.r'al at .1 hnmu econom
ics classes, I. His offer , wa-, e-tti ;-e!y
voluntary ar,I .is' a wonderful i; ;ht
tunity : for some, boy; to start a herd
of foundation K.tock from the World's
champion herd of spotted Poland
China. The gilt is sired I y a world's
champion boar, and will bo register
ed, the papers being delivered direct
to the winner. Such interest is being
created in ttf-.c 5-10 Year Program
that pigs from such breeding should
bring a premium next year.
The 'first prize is to be the choice
of a Jersey or Guernsey purebred
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