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Has Mure Paid-Jn-Adrance Subscribers In Haywood County Than All Weekly Xeuspapers Combined
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, FEURUARY 4, 1932
IS MEETING TO
ftELD HERE ON
' is of Vital Importance
ic Is Invited
viV Oreanizations and
bs Are Cooperating:
th school umciais
meeting will be held here
night, February 8, at the high
luiditonum, of citizens ana
it the Waynesville Township
hool for the purpose 01 con-
vital problems eontronting
and to develop a program
between school and
J. F. Cabe Named
New Prison Here
J. F, Cabe, exsheriff of Haywood
county, has been appointed super
intendent of the new state prison
camp now under construction at
Mr. Cabe was sheriff of this
county from 1920 to 1026.
The new prison camp, according
to those in charge of construction,
will be complete about the tenth o
fifteenth of this month.
The guards that will assist Mr.
Cabe have not been appointed. It
is expected that they will be select
ed this week by Mr. Pitts, who is
in charge of prison camps in West
ern North Carolina. Mr. Pitts is
scheduled to be in Waynesville the
last of the week.
The capacity of the camp is 75
HAYWOOD BOYS COURT ORDERS
WIN CORN RAIS- ! JUDGMENT FOR
1-3 PARK SUIT
As High as 107 Bushels Of i
Corn to an Acre Grown
By Local Boys.
L. J. Hutchins, superintendent
Canton schools and Prof. B,
i. superintendent of the Way-
;;j schools, will De me principal
kt of the meeting.
:cri civic, club and organization
city has been asked to co-I
with this important meeting
, . tii - i. ill...:..!
piA-tically all nave signiiieu uieir
of doing so.
American Legion and Legion
; have postponed their regu
thly meeting until Monday
jhruavy 15, in order that the
Is of the Legion mav attend
mmittee in charge of the pro- j
,t ....... i : ... ir...i.... I
r me meeting, muiiuu, .'; experienced mica miners in Western
t t T1..1.: f-,, n i
I" V ill viiiiiu .1 V'lVl U ij i WJ1IVI1 L' W J
nil Mr. Ralph K. Nollne
Mica Mines Bring
Fair Returns To
W. T. Blaylock Receives
Check for About $500
For Month's Output
W. T. Blaylock, one of the most
nliowrnjr clubs and organiza
ve been asked to sponsor this
fsvillu Central P. TV A.
,vod Boosters Club. .
and Town Officials-
wood Elementary P. T.A.
Waynesville Elementary P. T.
mica last week for about $500.
The mica market is off at the pres
ent, Mr. Blaylock said, but indications
are that it is only temporary.
Mr. Blaylock is operating the, Bi-g
Ridge Mine which is near the foot of
The prices received from the mica
ranged from 40c to $1.00 a pound,
depending upon the size of the sheets.
Other mining operations in the
county will soon be under way, it was
Three Haywood 4-H clubs were
winners in the district corn growing
The hoys were Ned Clark of Fines
Creek club, who produced 107 bushel .
at a cost of 32.9 cents per bushel;
Arthur Justice of the Pigeon club,
who grew 94 bushels at cost of 1S.5
cents; and Robert Howell of Jonathan,
who made 90 bushels at a cost of ,'!2.1
Other hoys in the county who made
excellent records were:
Glenn Noland, Fines Creek, 8,'i hu.
Frank Rathhone, Fines Creek, 75
David A. Boyd, Jonathan, 75 hu
J. B. Smathers, Beaverdam, 75 hu.
Carroll James, Crahtree, 75 bushels.
James Kdwards, Pigeon, 70 bu.
Hi'". Smathers, Pigeon, ON bu.
Dcwere Hardin, Pigeon, 53 bushels
on one-half acre,
Three or four made yields equal or
better than these,' hut on account of
incomplete records are not due hon
Magistrate Ferguson Holds
That Two Thirds of Pled
ges are Noncollectable
A hearing that created much inter
est here during the past week was
concluded Tuesday afternoon, before
Magistrate Frank Ferguson in which
the North Carolina Park Commission
was trying to collect unpaid pledges
made by citizens of the county for
the development of the Great Smoky
Mountain National Park.
Magistrate Ferguson ruled that
judgement be given against the de
fendants for one third of the total
amount of the pledges.
Mr. Ferguson took the position that
the pledges were barred by threp
years statute of limitations 1-ecame
they were due at that time.
The 1929 part of the pledge, how
ever, is collectable and judgment
was granted for that amount of the
Several of the defendants brought
up the fact that their pledges were
to he paid after the park was establish
ed, and argued that it was not es
tablished to date, thus making tli
cause of action premature
The court ruled that the park win
established by the net of Congress n
May 22, 192(5.
The exact amount of the pledges
involuved in the 10 cases was not
disclosed by the court.
Farm Meetings Are Two Doubleheaders
i.i 's Club.
ts of . Pythias.
MRS. J- L. ROBINSON'
MRS. GROVER DAVIS,
MR. RALPH K. NOLLNKR,
Committee in Charge.
vjd Sutton Is
Illaced Under A
$2,000 Bond Here
Sutton, who was bound over
riot- court last week, charged
i' murder of Lawrence Smith,
ased under a $2000 bond, last
s investigating the circum
pf the death of Lawrence
v'no was found with a bullet
his brest in the region of the
st December, would not dis-
i ether or not any new evidence
i found since the hearing, or
thpy-had any other clues por
ta the case.
men for -Stilton were, J, M.
:- J. M' White and M. S.
an Medf ord
ist formal political announce-
;Qr the June Primary was made
IF week by Bryan Medford, who
ipidate for tax collector, sub-
r.ho uricVir..-. -f r '.-:
as deputy sheriff in
Bedford said that he had been
"f n both in Waynesville and
Scdford served with the Amen
CS ill Vnnna' 'ilnnnir i,
- - v. uuiui but; vvui.
,a number of the famous 30th
. nv,v, iiatiu lit CU
fal sections of the county at
times, but always a resident
MRS. E.C.GUY DIES;
IN MARION TUESJ;
died Tuesday afternoon
Mrs. F. (
at the home of her brother, C. B.
Landis, in Marion. She had i.etn :ll
for several months and had undegono
Mrs. Guy is remembered here by a
large number of friends, who recall
her high school days from 190(5 to
1909, when she graduated from the
Waynesville High School in a class of
twenty-five. She was one of the most
popular and well beloved of the stu
dent body of the school-
When the class of .1909 decided a
few years ago to hold annual reunions
in Waynesville, Mrs. Guy was one of
the most enthusiastic advocates of the
plan. She attended the meeings in
1930 and 19:51 and favored the cele
bration of the twenty-fifth anniver
sary in 19,'!4 as more than a passing
She is mourned by her husband, E.
C. Guy, who is cashier of the Bank
of Newland, seven children, her moth
er and father. Mr. and Mrs. W. E.
Landis, her brother, C. B- Landis,
also well remembered as a school boy,
a host of friends, both in Waynesville,
Newland, and Marion.
Funeral services were neld in Ma
rion Wednesday. Some of her friends
and classmate? . from WayriesyilK' attended.
Scheduled To Be Held
In County Next Week
The first, community meeting to dis
cuss the 5-10 year farm program was
held at Beaverdam .consolidated school
north of Canton, Monday night Mr.
H. A. Osborne, county and district
chairman, led the meeting and
1 plained, the objectives outlined bv the
Haywood county committee.
The community is planning to carr
forward its part in the program and
will have a community fair next fall
0 show what has been accomplished.
Jas. L. Robinson, county agent, dis-
l.uy, of New. and; N. C-, cussed methods of farming that must
her marriage was Miss J he followed to succeed in times of low i
price.",. He also outlined the program
of extension work for the coming year.
The vocational . agriculture boys of
Waynesville furnished music by their
string hand, and put on a two act ag
ricultural play. i'his play shows
what some of- former Haywood's hired
hands have di.ne for him the last few
B. I). Bunn, superintendent of
Waynesville schools, made a short
talk on the possibilities of develop
ment of an organized agricultural pro
gram for Haywood County.
Posters were displayed and bulle
tins are available for those interested!!
Other similar meetings scheduled
for the next few flays are as follows:
Thursday, February 4, at Bethel.
Monday, February 8, Fines Creek.
Tuesday, February 9, Jonathan
Wednesday, February 10, RatcK.J
Thursday, February 11, Clyde
Friday, February 12, Rock Spring.
All meeting will begin promptly at
String band music be featured at
all meetings, it was said.
Slated For Coming
Week at High School
Sport fans of Waynesville will be
; offered two twin bills of basketball
I by the local high school teams.
un luesday night the two Canton
j teams journey over to t he high school
I gymnasium to battle (he lads and las-
sies of this city.
vanion ami waynesville split a
doubleheader the first of the season
at Canton, but Coach Weatherby is
confident that both of his teams will
be victorious here. Tuesday night. The
Waynesville t'irls won from the Can
ton girls by a score of 4.'! to 20, while
1 the local boys lost bv two points. 21
Friday, .February 12, the two llen
dersonville teams will invade the local
court for a return battle. The local
girls won over Hendersonville 20 to
40 in a game there several weeks ago.
The Waynesville boys, however,
brought home the small end of a 28
to 11 score,
J. B. Henry Is
Brother Of Mrs. J. R.
Thomas Dies In N Y.
Lake Junaluska Takes
Doubleheader From E.
The Lake Junaluska basketball
teams defeated both teams from the
East Waynesville schools last Thursday.'.-
The Lake boys won by a score of
9 to 2, while the Junaluska girls scor
ed 31 points -iind at the same time
kept their opponents from making a
Mrs. James R. Thomas received
telegram announcing the death of her
brother, W. C. M. Smith, in New V'oik
City, Saturday, January .'50th. Mr.
Smith served in France during the
World War with a tank corps- He is
survived by his widow and two i;is
ter?, Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. Frank
F. Myers, of Charleston, South Carolina.
J. 15. Henrv. owner of Henrv
ware, Inc., is critically ill at his
home on the Dellwood road.
Mr, Henry has been in ill health
for several years. During the past
ten days his condition has been-considerably
worse than before.
Is Slowly Improving
Theodore McCracken, local mer
, was reported late Wednesday
slowly improving after a se
attack of kidney trouble last
Small Blaze Here Monday
Causes Very Little Damage
The local fire department was call-
Thc Junaluska teams have played ed out Monday morning to the home
six games this season and have not
lost a single game.
Referees for the games were Pre
vost and Stall.
of C. V. Bell, on Central avenue. No
damage was done by a small explos
ion, which wan caused when gasoline
was thrown on an open fire.
Mr. McCracken - has returned .home
from the hospital where he was car
ried when he first became ill. It was
thought that an operation would be
necessary, but today it was the opin
ion of attending physicians that an
operation would not be necessary.
Will Meet .Monday
Rat Killing Cam
paign Is Launch
ed By Boys Here
Cot any rat ta.ilr-.you would lika
to sell cheap?
You could probably get a fair
price for them if you would call
any one of the Ct boys in the vo
cational department of the Way
nesville township schools.
A rat killing campaign was
launched here recently under the
direction of Prof. W. 1). Smith, and
the boy bringing the most rat tails
will be awarded a prize for his
The boys have displayed quite
a bit of interest in the campaign.
Kvery known method of getting
the tails has been used.
Mr. Smith said yesterday that
the rat population of this county
had certainly diminished rapidly in
the past few days. No total can
be reached ufiti) after the contest,
because many boys are holding
back their rat tails until the last
day. It is estimated about 7000
rats will lose their lives during the
MONDAY, FEB. 8
Four Murder Cases Are To
Be Tried At This Term,
DOCKET IS CROWDED
BAPTIST MEN TO
T.. Henderson, B a p t i s t
Layman, Heard at Supper-Meeting
gathered at the Baptist
on, itaptist. layman
, Teiin., was heard last
iv about 2,r men who
church for a
which was served by -.the-ladies xd' the
J ne .purpose ot the .meeting was
organizing of the men; in the church
into a body, the object of which was
for a better understanding and more
fellowship among the male members
of the church.
Mr. Henderson brought .out. .during
the course of his talk, the advantages
of such an 01 ganization and pointed
with-pride to the many successful or
ganizations und the line work that
was being-accomplished by other simi
The members-of the .church present
voted to have such an organization
and the pastor, Ke'v, 'II. W". Hauconi,
was instructed to appoint a committee
to 'nominate .ofliecrs fur the new or
ganization. Tentative plans are to hieet at least
once a month. . ,
Mr. Henderson also taught the adult
class of the Sunday School -Sunday
morning and delivered a forceful mes
sage at the nior'ni'ng wors hip hour.
Sunday afternoon he .-poke on the
i m po 1 1 an co 0 f the ineti'.- organization
to an enthusiastic audiei.ee in Canton.
Hon. Judge A. M. Stack To
Preside. Is Popular With
Citizens of County
The February criminal term of
Superior court will convene here next
Monday, February 8th., with Hon.
Judge A. M. Stack presiding.
The docket for the coming term :
rather crowded. There is schedule I
for trial til cases ami it is expecte 1
that a great many cases will have to
be carried over.
Four murder cases are scheduled
for trial and probably will take con
These cases are: Kd Smith and son,
charged with killing Horace ltrock, all
of Canton; David Hyatt is charged
with killing his brother, Huel Hyatt;
Tom Cope is charged with striking
a man on the highway near llalsam
with an automobile.
David Sutton charged with murder
of Lawrence Smith.
The juror:; th:;'. ;. lolled
are as follows:
First week :
1 licavcrd 111 : William 11. Uobinson,
!W, .1. lirown, Klbert Mease, W. P.
I'Cabc, Ceorge ( agio, (ieorgo West, 1).
Is. Khea, V. A. H'oltzclaw and H. II.
Allen. Cecil: ( '. W. Moody. Clyde:.
W. W. Ilaynes, II. II. llaynes. .1. T.
.loins, and Hugh Terrell. Crabtree:
W. .1. McCraiy, .1. II. liest and John
Nol-and: Fast Fork: John Sharp, I,.
N. Coglmrn. - Fines Creek: H. F. Ar
lington and M. M. Kii kpatrick. Iron
Duff: J. Malison Medford, C. W. Med
t'oi d. K, C. Chambers' and J. S. Ful
ling hi. Ivy Hill: Frank Rich and C.
A Campbell.. Jonathan: Villas Mosser,
W. II. Nelson and Dewey lioss.
Pigeon: W,' I.. I'harr and K. II. long.
Waynesville: lingers Medford, 1. I,.
Fulbright. A. Howell, W. A. ltradley,
W. T, Kiikpatrick. .1. H. Way, Jr.,
John Hoyd and .1. I!. Swayngim. Whitv
Oak: W. I.. Harris and R. M. Leather
wond. Second Week:
Ilcavcrdam: - Albert
I'lank ( 'ogluirn and
Clyde: A. R. Spears
ford. Crabtree: , (j.
I.ec ". Rogers. Fast.
lleatiierlv. Iron Doff:
.1. II. I'aidiie.
und Jerry Med
( '. Palmer and
Fork: J. li.
Ivy Hill: J. F. Shelton and John
Campbell. Jonathan: R, H. Howell,
Pigeon.: J. 1'. Hlaylock. I,. J,. Chambers
und H, I,. . Matliesoii. Waynesville:
Dave Underwood, Jesse lioness, W.
M. Ovner, I). Y. Phillips, I.owery
Weaver and C. T. Francis.
The court calanuer for this term of
court as recorded with clerk of court,
W. C. Kyers is as follows:
Case No. State vs. Defendant For
Don Hyatt Wins
A Boxing Match
Don Hyatt, former .ar athletic
here, now a student, at Duke Uni
versity, won a boxing match for -his
school last Friday--night by knocking
out Hall, of State, in the third'- round.
Hyatt, was one- of the outstanding
stars of the Duke University foot
ball team during the past year.
He also won for himself a repu
tation of being one of the -best .players
to ever represent Waynesville on the
W. T. Kainer In Florida
V. T. Rainer, manager of Mizell
Sales and Service company here, loft
Tuesday morning for a few days vaca
tion in Florida. -
Mr. Rainer sail he will devote most
of his time to fishing. He expects to
return home the last of the vveek.
The pastor's conference of Haywood
County will meet next Monday at
Long's Chapel at 10:00 a- m. The
meeting was announced for last Mon
day but the regular meeting date is
the first Monday after the first Sun
day in each month.
This is the first meeting since the
conference was organized last month.
GO TO CONCORD
A. J. Carver and V. G. Bycrs, clerk
of the rfupcrior court, left the first of
tho week for Concord. They carried
Selma Cable to the Concord Training
School of that citv.
Mrs. Trov Vi ycho and two -children
of Ashevil1 .jrrivPd last week for a
two weeksl visit.
I Weaver Hurst Trial
li Hob Jenkins Cost
l.r Roy Whitesides Cost
24 Alvin Downs Cost
:i J. R. '(Jaddy Cost
25 Clarence Edward Cost
72 Martha Aiken Judgement
HG Lucy Plythe Trial
H0 Ed Love Trial
113 DeVoe -Medford ' Trial
120 Tjawrcnce Keney Trial
120 Jim Sheffiehi Trial
120 Charlie Sat ties Trial
129 Albert Messer Trial
137 Coble McCreary Trial
18! W. 1!. Noland Trial
191A I). Hoyles G-B
ID.' ' T. I.. Whitesides ;Cost
194 T. L. Whitesides Cost
10') T. L. Whitesides Cost
192 .T. L. Whiteside- Trial
19C G. C. Rogers Trial
267 Farley Urowning G-B
400 Lucius FVanklin Cost
44,5 Jack Jones Judgement
403 Fred Nichols Trial
403 Clevc Shuler Trial
511 Harry Mills Trial
531 Chas. Osteen G-B
548 Norman Prcs.Iey Trial
350 Oaymer Carver iTrial
561 J. V. Ltatherwood Trial
59! Waldo McCracken Cost
611 Roy Wilson T-i il
932 Johnnie Green Cost
38 Kim Grooms Tr'al
140 Joe Browning Cost
141 Paul Curtis Trial
148 Richard Hughe Trial
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