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WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY. JANUARY 21, 193
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5 for E: '
TEN DAIRIES IN
GRADE A PERMITS
E.L. 'Hinton, County Sani
: Jary Officer, Pleased
! : with quality of mflk
458 GALLONS DAILY
Water supply is Tested here
J Three times each week.
" j:One of best in State.
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, ."TS.'Xfc Hinton, Haywood county san
itary 'officer, has just issued Grade
A milk certificates to ten dairies in
Haywood, county. This is the first
time that the dairies have officially
yeeeiTo. their Grade A Certificates,
hot west of them had previously com
;pKd with the requirements and were
producing Grade A milk.
;) To receive a Grade A Certificate the
dairies must abide by the strict san
itary requirements issued by the state
board : tot healh. The milkers and
handlers r of the milk must pass a
physical; examination, the cows are
testeJ, the milking places must have
re6ncrete floor, and certain sanitary
methods :must be used in sterliiing
the milking utensils.
v vcr New certificates are issued every
v. An tested 6, to 8 times during that period.
" to 8 times during that period.
Ier" ... Those '.receiving Grade A Certifi
w els -!-atea were:
i,.W. fVJSwilt, Waynesville.
, W. C&lcCrackcn, WayicsviHe.
J. E. Ferguson, Waynssville.
J. H. Allison, Waynesville.
J. E. Henderson, Canton.
J. F. Mann, Canton.
H. A. Osborne, Cantno.
Mrs. J..-K- Sellers, Canton.
W. J. Smathers, Canton.
These ten dairies, .Mr.
"n!( pointed out, produce 458 gallons of
lout ev ... ... ,
j or, millc daily with an average price of
er -a fcMtr es pt trallon. , - ,, : ,
arn5 ) Mrv Hinton also called attention to
-Jhe,-Jay! -"that every person selling
Cau milk; must have a permit. Failing to
( lirhave ,tl;is permit the person is liable
1-tO a heavy fine. This applies to p11
w)erenBthat deliver milk, in cases
wherthe customer calls lor tho milk
rat e home of the produce - a per nit
lMis .not needed as the pQsi-a buying
mmm the milkMfj oi!.j taking the etiances of
getting Inferior and germ !a n milk
ed j. . constant check is made by Mr
Hinton of the barns and premn-.es of
VI lithe dairies of the county. Thr health
llllof the kerd is also carefully guarded
r Ail Grade A milk must show a
lbs. count of less than 50,000 bacteria
count to the cubic centemeter. AH
.milk must be cooled to 50 degrees
within One hour after being milked
: The laboratory in which all tests
' are made is located in the county
"T"", Mr. Hinton does not confine
his tests to milk alone, but the water
i, supply of - Waynesville, Clyde and
Canton . is tested several times each
.week. If certain bacteria make their
1 appearance in the water supply an
immediate check is made and the
11 cause corrected or where that is im
possible the water would be con-
In speaking of Waynesville's wa
ter supply, Mr. Hinton said, "without
a doubt it is oiie of the best in the
Pstate. ; It is about as pure as any
water gets to be." At the time of the
Wliinterview he could recall of only one
ter test than Waynesville.
s GOOD NEWS
Every little want add in The
y Mountaineer is good news. In
it is a message that is worth a
saving to the readers. If you
are not in the habit of reading
the Want Ads you are missing
eometfitng worfh while. If you
have amything to sell or rent toll
ptabik- a'.t it through the
jant ad columns of Tie Moun
taineer. Yoi11 be eunprise at
the saMiH cost. Try rm tbdaf.
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ic When Business Is Dull Tha Surest Way To Get Action Advertise
$15.00 In Gold To Be Given To Readers
Of This Paper, Nothing To Buy Or Sell
A Quick Eye And Promptness Necessary
On March the first three readers
of The Mountaineer are going to re
ceive between them 5 1 5- 'n K0'';
There is nothing to seii, nothing to
1-uy, no essays to write or slogans to
rack your brains to originate.
The only requirement is that you
read the 20 advertisements found on
page eight of The Mountaineer.
In four or five of these advertise
ments a word has been left out and
if you are lucky enough to find these
missing words just maVe a list of
which ads they belong in and mail or
bring to The Mountaineer office,
There you will find a large ballot
box in which to place your answer.
No one but yourself will know what
your answer is untt! the first of
March when three competent busi
ness men will open the box and de
cide the winner.
There is nothing to guess, every
word that is missing is one that is
easy to find' Just read each ad care
fully, that is the main point in win
Boy Dies Saturday
Was outstanding Athlete in
School and Lived Clean
Hobert Gilliland, 15 year old son of
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Gilliland died at
his home on Church St. Saturday night
following a week's illness of pneu
monia. 'The funeral services were held at
the Hazelwood Baptist church Mon-
slot, aflsrMnnn of i v'nlr.V T, uiu.a'
conducted by Rev. J. P. Beam, princi
pal of the deceased, assisted by Rev.
O. C. Land rum and Rev. M, L. Hooper.
wutLi.i musical uuiuwcjg ncic 1 ru- , . . .. . ,
j- t ..i :,...,.-.. . . . lassisted in the investigation by Deputy
dered at the services. Mrs. E. L., r,, ,,,!,: .." . '
Green sang, "Going Down the Valley"
and Mrs. O. C. Landrum sang, "Shad
One of the fifth grades in the Hazel-
wood School of which Hobert was a
member, attended in a body with his
teacher, Mrs. Sam Knight.
The choir was composed of the
teachers of the school, Sunt. B. D.
Bunn and intimate friends.
The crowded church and the beauti
ful floral offerings were silent tokens
of friendship and affection. The school
and community have suffered a great
loss. Hobert was one of the leading
athletes of the school, having led the
Hazelwood Elementary boys to victory
in every football game of the season.
character. There is a vacancy in his
classroom that cannot be filled.
He was a boy with a Christian
The pall pearers were school-mates
and intimate friends. They were:
Lloyd Blanton, J. R. and Douglas
Moore. Clay and Hilliard Sheehan,
Earl Caldwell, and Jack Robinson. The
flower girls, class-mates of the de
ceased, were: Helen Rogers, Marga
ret Harris, Maggie Krazier, Marie
Gibson, Ruth Massie, and Helen Robin
son. Surviving are the father and moth
er, Mr. and Mrs. w, v. miiand, two
brothers, Russell and Luther, a large
number of relatives and a host of
REV. L. B. HAYES TO FILL
METHODIST PULPIT SUNDAY
Rev. L. B. Hayes, presiding elder of
the Waynesville district, rill prCacn.
at the Methodist church here Sunday,
in the absence of the pastor, Rev, W.
O. Goode, who is taking his vacation.
DAIRYMEN MET HERE TUESDAY
The dairymen's association met last
Tuesday night at the courthouse for
their regular monthly meeting.
E. L Hinton, '"county health of icer,
was on the program. He dea:t with
some of the problems confronting
W. H. NOLAND BETTER
W- H. N'oland, oouay auditor and
treasurer is able to be beck at ms
offiee aftr being cnfiri"ej to his hme
some time on- ttpoaant of I9ne
Every member of the family can I
participate, just send in ea.h inswt v .
participate, just send in each answer 1
The firms of Haywood County i
whose ads are on this page are: ;
Alden Howell Coal Co. '
Taxi Stand Lunch Koor.i. !
Waynesville Book Stor?.
Henry Hardware, Inc.
American Shoe Repair Shop.
Waynesville Hardware Co
K. L. Lee Coal Co.
Davis-Boyd Motor Co.
Allen-Siler Co., HazelwooJ.
Robinson's Studio, Canton.
Junaluska Supply Co.
Alexander's Drug Store,
Kuykendall & Son Plumbing Co.
Davis-Smith Jewelry Shop, ('anion
Hudson's Dept. Store, Canton.
WILL BE GIVEN
Is charged with the Murder
of Lawrence Smith, of
David Sutton, who is charged with
murdering Lawerence .Smit:i, both of
the -Mount Sterling section, will be
given a formal hearing Monday after-
Detective J. J. O'Mall-y. who had
charge of the case, spent several (lays
on the case and after rigig investiga
tion had Sutton arrested- He was
Detective O'Malley told Th Moun
taineer in an exclusive interview that
he was certain that SuUo-i killed
Smith in the house a.ul then carried
him outside, Several fuels revealed
in the investigation lead to this poirt
and tend to prove the. statement Mr.
Sutton claims that' Smith conunitrd
suicide after he made a friend' v visit
to his home. He also claims that he
and Smith were the best of. friend
and that they had n.-xer had', any
trouble of any nature.
Mr. O'Malley is the detective who
investigated the murder eaf-s of the
Big Bend section about r yea a?o,
facts that finally convicted thj mur
and brought to light som ? startling
Quite a large crowd is expelled to
be present at the hearing Monday.
J. R.Boyd Will Be
Candidate For State
Senate, Is Rumored
The "rumor bug" was. busy again
here this week. This time it was
whispered that J. R, Boyd, president
of the First Natioal Bank, and for
mer member of the House of Repre
sentatives for three terms, '25 27' 29,
would be a candidate for the state
senate next election.
Mr- Boyd would not deny the r-.imor
out made no comment, but gave
an answer a broad smile.
Court Clears Calander,
Many Cases Are Tried
The regular civil term of Superior
Court, which has been in '.session for
the past ten days, with Hon. Judge
A. M. Stack, presiding, disposed of
all cases on the calendar Wednesday
Court will continue th: re'st of ttfe
week, and and an effrt will be made
t clear ae much of the docket as
Practically all wie casae comiag ap
during- ttia past fsw days wer? mijor
eisoj Because of the nature af the
cti few spedKqHors were ppem-A.
! CHANGES MADE IN
FIRM OF HYATT &
W. A. Hyatt sells Interest to
E. J. Hyatt and W. T.
Several new lines of Mer
chandise will be Handl
ed. Other changes to
Announcement was made this week
that W. A. Hyatt had sold his interest
in Hyatt and Company to the remain
ing two members of the firm, E. J.
Hyatt and W. T. Shelton. The changt
was effective the first of the year bot
the two new owners were making some
material changes in the show rooms
and warehouses and waited until new
stock and a more complete line of
mer; handise could be bought before
making formal annoencement.
Messrs Hyatt and Shelton are well
known business men here. They have
been engaged in the present business
fur a number of years.
This week additional show rooms
were .completed next to the present
j retail department of the businet
What was formerly used as a drive
i way has been converted into a show
Jroom which will give additional space
to the retail department.
The company plans to enlarge their
stock of hardware, farm implements,
and heavy groceries before the first
In addition to the above mentioned
merchandise the company is also deal
Ci in coal, cement, builders supplies,
lumber and farm seeds. Hyatt and
Company is recognized as being one
of the leading firms in their lines in
Mr. Hyatt said Wednesday that
in, Ri Huns 'uJie ,'ioa . co.l.pWrte uui.
that some important changes would
be made within the next week, all of
which, will be an effort to better serve'
their many customers. ;
Car Owners With
Old Tags Liable
To Arrest Today
Mr; Clark, manager of the license
bureau in Canton, told The Mountain
eer Tuesday that highway patrolmen
had been notified to arrest all persons,
beginning this morning, Thursday,
that did not have new livense tags.
The fine imposed is usually $7 but
it is understood that this can be rais
Mr. Clark said that sales in this
section were 200 more than last year
at the same date . So far the total
sales have amounted to about .')0,000
for the Canton office.
Clyde Parent Teachers
The Parent-Teachers Associftlion
of Clyde held its regular mgn'.hly
meeting on the afternoon of January
12 in the high school auditorium w ith
Prof R. (". Cannon presiding in the
absence of the president. The .sub
ject, of the very worthwhile ijWigrr.m'
"Health in the Hom " was ii.--cussed
by Mrs. J. E. Rush;- "Health
in the School,' by Miss ( r.arlott"
Young; and "Health in th- ''omrru
nity," by Or. B. M?if.M.
A piano solo, "By the Waa rs of
Minnetouka," was, delightfully ren
dered by Mrs. J.F-I'at".
Tho resigna:oo of the very f a t h
ful president, Mrs. Carl. ifayi-es,
was accepted ;" nd a coirimittee ap
pointed to nom'iiati! a new on".
CANTON PREACHER TO PREAH
AT MAGCIE SUKDAY
Rey. C. C. Denton, pastor f the
Firs MsChoiftst chiurch of Ce-nton,
will preach Sunday' aftemooa at tha
Maggie Methodist chureh.
- Tie public is coediaHy invaed to
Jaitenfl tWg Bervioe.
Profitable Industry In Count
Wm. T. REEVES, 83
DIES IN BRYSON
Was a Resident and Farmer
of Junaluska section for
A CHURCH WORKER
Was Buried on Family Lot
at the Home place. Sur
vived by five children.
William Thomas Reeves, 83, died at
the home of his daughter, Mrs. Her
bert Gibson, of Bryson City, on last
Friday. Mr. Reeves was found dead
in the bed Friday morning by mem.
ders of the family. He apparently
died while asleep
Funeral services were conducted
from Long's Chapel Methodist church.
In tho unavoidable absence of his
-nstor, Rev. O. J. Jones of Bryson
City, Rev. A. (). Drvman, pastor of
.e Junaluska .Church, assisted by
Rev. A. S. Ijesley an honoml super
annuated preacher of the Upper South
Carolina Annual Conference. Hurial
was made on the family lot at the
old home place.
Mr. Reeves was born in the jjike
community where for many years he
was a farmer. In those days farming
was a grim business. Unimproved
machinery and live stock, mud roads
and horse drawn wagons together
with a market for farm products no
nearer than '(Jreenvil'Ie, S. ('. mnde
farming a task for men of iron will
and great industry. In such a situa
tion he was a creditable farmer which-,
attests his industry and strength of
In speaking of his loyalty to the
church, his pastor said: ..''"Brother
Reeves was converted and joined tho J
Methodist church at the age of thir
teen years. He was always a loyal
consistent member of bis church hav
ing served as Sunday school superin
tendent, steward, and trustee. He
believed in the work and program of
his church and .was'. loyal to its minis
try, for mese reasons he was ac
counted a valued coun'eelor in (he de
liberations of the church."
Mr. Reeves was married to Cordelia
Garrett March 1 1, I HIM. To this union
were born seven children. Those liv
ing are; Mrs. M. V. Oonu.n, Mis. P.
R. Brady, Mrs. Georgia Patton, Mrs.
J. J. Cochran, Mrs. Herbert Gibson
in whose home he spent bis last years.
The children who preceded-him are;
Garrett Reeves and Mrs. H. V. leath
Herbert Gibson of Bryson ('iity, and
Son-in-law of Mr. Reeves, in whose
home he spent his last days, was for
years Station Airent for the Southern
at Iake Junaluska, and one of the
most useful members' of Long's Chapel
Doing on ot tne creative and inspira
tional workers in the building of our
beautiful church at the Lake.
R. R. Williams, of Asheville,
will be Principal Speaker
At Court House.
S. M. Robinson, newly elected chair
man of the auxiliary of the Demo
cratic party in Hay wood county, call
ed attention to the mass meeting to
be held Thursday flight, (tonight) at
the county courthouse here at 7:30.
R. R. Williams, attorney of Asheville,
will be the principal speaker of the
occasion. Mr. Willwms has the repu
tation of being one of tbo outstanding
orators i -West-Ban North CafoKna.
This new branch of the Ddisoci rtic
party wa orjanil here several
weel0 ago. The puj-pose is to raise
iundfl fr the perty, she la elettioh
anil tae ooain cioiei.
Proves To Be
New Markets Opening U
In Country Creating A
Demand for Rabbits
RICH IN FOOD
Experiments Here Shov
Profits Average 100
After a rigid investigation this pi;
week it was found that raisin ra
bits in Haywood county has pass
the stage of raising them for pe
and that several prominent citzens
the county are realizing hundreds vj
dollars annually for a little soa:J
time devoted to what is believed t
those now in the business, will be 01
of the most profitable occupations
citizens could devote his time to in A
A market for rabbits has been cr5
ated in the last few years, but tl
demand is still more than the supplj
It is understood that the officer
charge of the government hospital
Oteen has stated that tho hospiti
would use rabbits consistently if the
could buy the supply nearby.
S. II. Keller, of Waynesville, star
ed in the rabbit business about thrc
years ago with a small investmen
nince mat time he has made a nu
profit of oyer .flOOfl from this inves
ment and still has several hundre
breeding rabbits left.
air. nelier pointed out that sonv
of the rabbits he has sold brougm
as much as jfc per pound with a
average of : a pounl, the averag
weight for the market is seven pound i
Very little tjme is required for ther
and they are one of tho fastest breed
ing animals Practically all receive
from them is profit- li wa stated tha
a rabbit could be fed for 10c a niontli
the main food consists of hay.
M. F. Albright, of Waynesville, ha
also found that raising rabbits Is
profitable pastime. Mr. ' .rt-nt -nov
has approximately "" '.ni after ship
ping :!() last' week. . This shipmen
weighed approximately 150 pound
and brought an average of :!0c.
Mrs. W. 1!. Mathews, route 1, i
another that has found that rabbit
are' in- demand and t'hat little tim
and expense is attached to making :
few hundred bring in a nice 'income
The rabbits are sold at about foU
to -six; months old. The average- lal
bit at that age weighs around 7 pound
and ihe market price for one this ag
is .t.iu. At the rate of 10c a nniiil;
for feed the rabbit actually costs les
than a dollar, which really nets thJ
raiser over 10(1 percent on the in
An autnority on raising doniestiJ
labbits last week said, "the genera
public doesn't know that domestic
iuuuji meat is .nigne-j- in lood valud
than any other meat. The averagil
man doesn't know that rabbit mea
can be eaten through the: hottest -siim
mer months. .Neither does He knovJ
that domestic rabbit meat can ix
iaiseu per pouno cneaper than amJ
It was also-. pointed out that Hay
wood county was';.n exceptiohai liln
place.-in- which to .vwse".'-d'me - t-i'.'-: ra.b
bits, .' ' '.'..
Klsewheie in th:- . i.ue there- is a;
article written by Mr, J. ( '. I.eibs'tter
lormeriy ol tnis c. .unty. and an. au-l
thority on raising xlomestic labbits.
Club Holds Meeting
Thje Hazelwood. Boosters (Tub held
its regular monthly meet'irig Thurs
day: night, January 14. 1932. Presi
dent Joe Davis wa' in charge. The
program was a very practical one
and of much ir.twrest. Mr. Bonner
Ray wa the speaker i f the evening.
Music was rendu cd by a", colored nialf
quartette. There weie 2i members
aaid guest proent. A hit"ken supper
was servJ by. ;e. Imfie f tie Hep-