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Has Mor Paid-in-Advance Subscribers In Haywood County Than All Weekly S'euspapcrs Combine!
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, FEUKUAUY 25, 193S
)ULTRYEXPERTifrs. Joe Howell Wins Fl rst I Four Farm Meet-
FLL HOLD TWO
itings Scheduled For
Phursday and Friday.
'Will Show How to
V. Parrish, the Extension Spe
t in Poultry, will be in Haywood
y for two days this week- Two
;ngs will be held -one at the
:,n Chamber of Commerce on
sday night at 7:30 o'clock, and
ther at the Central Elementary
il building with Mr. Smith's Vo-
lal Class at Waynesville on Fri
ifternoon at 2:15 o'clock.
. Parrish will lead a discussion
oultry management a: these
ngs He is acquainted with the
ssful poultrymen all over the
and can give what lie has learn
m them as well as his own flock,
poultrymen in Haywood coun-
t' keeping egg cost records un-
iic joint supervision of Mr. Par
im! the county agent. Three 'of
completed good records last
their returns being abovo the
t.-e Keeping' records hav; s'.arie.l
imisually well this winter and
In'"!' able to show fair returns
feed cost. Those keeping poul
ecurds this year are: Van C.
, E. J. PinnoT, Glenn II. Smath
nd R. S. Liner of Canton, Roy
t'b of Clyde, and Frank L.
ril of Waynesville. Visits are
ed to these demonstrators while
'arrish is here-
ryone interested in poultry
g is invited to the meetings.
Prize InMissing Word Contest
T. L. Revelle, of Route 2, Is Winner of Second Place. Mrs,
Sam T. Queen Is Given Third Prize. Approximately
300 Answers Are Received During Contest.
ights Of Pythias
Id G. Washington
rogram Last Mon.
W. A. Lambeth of Ashe
lie, Delivers Address
ft) Large Audience
After three hours of checking and
re-checking with approximately 300
answers to the missing word page
that has been published for five
weeks in The Mountaineer, the judges
decided that the folowing deserved
the three prizes:
First, Mrs. Joe Howell. Boyd Av
Second, Mr. T. L. Revelle. Route '.
Third, Mrs. Sam L, Queen, Route
Honorable mention. Miss Malnl
Cogey, Waynesville, and Mrs. John
The first prize was not only the
most perfect, but was the most or
iginal, Mrs. Howell sent in her an
swers in the form of a small Uiok.
Besides being unique it was exceed
The second and third winners were
close and the judges checked both
papers again before deciding. The
second check revealed that Mrs.
Queen had missed 2 while Mr. Rev
pile had missed one.
The judges for this contest were
J. P. Beam, principal of Hawlwoocl
school, Miss I la Green, stenovraphei
for Mizell Sales and Service, and P.
B. Frye, head of the Knglish depart
ment of the local high school.
All answers that were received
were placed in a sealed ballot box
and kept there until Tuebday night.
The judges opened the letters and
checked them with the correct answers-
More answers were received the
first week, but the other four weeks
were about the same.
Much enthusiasm whs shown over
the contest and several people mlled
early Wednesday to get the names
of the winners.
The winner- arc nski-d to eaH ;it
The Mountaineer office ami recvive
their prizes, which arc, first ?7.o0,
second $5.00 and third $:!.5o.
The Mountaineer is ad li.nr two
prizes that wore not offered i.t the
beginning of the contest rind giving
to the two honorable me-itioiitJ - a
year's subscription each. I! v!i ) ,,:,
able mentioned missed the : j'i i i... s
!y three errors
ings Are Held
During Past Week
Rural Communities are En
thused Over Proposed
5-10 Year Farm
Rich Kaolin Mine
Is Located In
Large Vein Was Once Work
ed on J. F. Shelton's
Farm. Is Found in
(By J. M. Newton.)
George Washington Memorial
mi at the elementary school
rium Monday night, sponsored
aynesville and Canton lodges
great Order of Knights of Py
was one of the most enjoyable
ns it has ever been ou privi
o attend. A large picture of
ngtoii hung on the wall of the
m, and this added zet in the
of every one to enter into the
of the occasion and to do him
and all seemed to appreciate
lghtly courtesy of all the mem
f the beloved order who were
t and who had brought about
ilendid exercises, in conjunction
he Dokkies, who were present
jr head guear.
Chancellor Thos I Green pre-
ft the opening and after a few
Kf welcome asked the audience
H and join in singing America.
sented Dr. R. P. Walker, pas
the Presbyterian church, for
'ocat ion. Mr Green then pre
iWilliam Robertson,, Past Chan-
v aston Lodge No. 149, Knights
a', and Past Royal Vizier of
1 empe No. 213, Knights of
on, also District Deputy Grand
!r of District No. 2. who read
f limation of Supreme Chancel-
;e l- Crouch, of Portland.
illing upon all lodges every
Join in celcbrnf ine fhc fwo
h anniversary of the birth
fnmortal Father of his country.
'.ten then presented Maior
'ouei, Mayor of Wavnesville
sided during the remainder
;"mng and after a few words
lriT tlrPKpntinn If ' TJ- T '
- ""B miss iua jean
ho Sang. a beautiful sold
K and Your Flag," after whi h
on Rev. Dr w n r.Ja
ff the Methodist church, whf
ler of th
Lambeth, of Asheville, who
Rn address which held th
I of the large audience from
sentence to the end, and pro
most favorable impression.
"Rented the BTef nrriar
Pupation in commemorating
wn,Cn IS beinc- mmfreA in
Pntinued on page 8) J
After reading in The MounUineer
about feldspar being found in the
county J. F. Shelton, of Jonathan's
Creiek became interested in some
mysterious minerals that he had pre
viouslly found on his farm, and
brought them in to compare with the
In addition to the minerals which
resembled iron ore, copper and one
lhat was said to show signs of gold,
Mr. Shelton brought in a large sam
ple of kaolin which is plentiful on
This mineral, which is used in mak
ing Chinaware, was once mined on
his farm about 35 years ago, but the
man who was in charge of the min
ing operations left the county hur
riedly and the mining ceased. Since
that time Mr. Shelton has not taken
up the propject. He said, "this kao
lin is about as pure as is found in
the country. I am well located near
a good road and since the vein is so
near the surface the mining cost would
Mr. Shelton is interested in get
ting someone that is familiar with
kaolin mining to take an interest in
the mine and begin operations again.
The other minerals were left at this
office for public inspection. They are
creating much interest. Anyone fa
miliar with minerals is invited to
come and name them for us and Mr.
School Last Week
A diphtheria' clinic was held at the
Tunaluska school last week at which
'me 112 children were given toxoid
The ountv hea th officer arsislcl by
wo nurses from the Haywood County
'loSDitll were in charge of the clinic.
The clinic was held under the nus--ices
of the Jnnaluska Parent-Teaches'
Association. They also brought
he toxoid which was ur-ed,
, Other clinics are being planned by
he health officers of the county an 1
?n effort is being made to get tho
"'-irent-Teachers' Associations of the
Mereit schools to co-o'ierte and
ny the toxoid for thr children al--pady
in school, as the s'ate furnish-
s the toxoid free to pre-vhnol chil
This new to -oid req-i'r - o-.e
"shot" and does not interfere w: 1
William Prevost Is
Winner In Declama
tion Contest Here
Arthur Francis Receives
Honorable Mention in
By D. A. R.
The annual declamation contest was
held at the high school auditorium
last Monday morning, under the aus
pices of the Dorcas Bell Love chapter
of the D. A. R. with Mr T. Lenoir
Gwyn, regent, presiding.
Eleven students took part in the
contest. The judges declared William
Prevost, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L.
Prevost, winner of the contest and
gave Arthur Francis, son of Mr. and
Mrs. 0. C. Francis, honorable mention.
The following1 program was carried
Salute to the flag.
Invocation, Dr. R. P. Walker, Pas
tor Presbyterian church.
1. Lafayette We Come, Gerald
2 The Death of Hamilton, by Eli-
phalet Nott, Bobby Sloan.
3. Patriotism or "Lest We For
get" by David Gordon, James Palmer
4. A Soldier in the South, by Henry
Grady, Mack Davis.
5. Home, by Pane, Arthur Francis.
6. The Unknown Speaker, by Lip-
pard, Richard Green.
7. The New South, by Henry Grady,
8. The Perpetuation of our Politi-
al Institutions, by Abraham Lincoln,
Joe Jack Atkins.
9. Democracy, By Charles Dana.
The Community meetings in the in
terest of the 5-10 Year Farm Pro
gram and better agriculture were
continued last week with meetings
at Maggie on Wednesday nij;ht, Cruso
on Thursday night, and Iron Duff on
The 'peckers and program at these
meetings were the same as at the
previous meetings, except that the
agriculurul pluy was only given at
Maggie. The string land took p: i t
in ull the meetings.
At Maggie the men selected Mr
Robert Campbell, chairman; Mr.
Rogers, vice chairman. The women
selected Mrs. Jim Plott, chairman;
Mrs. ('. 1. Ketner, vice chairman;
iiiul Miss Helen Ci'.mpbell, secretary..
At Cruso the men selected Hev.
Hum liurnctt, .chairman; Pawl tJiv
giin, vice chairman, and Willie Par
ton, s'i-ietarv The women selected
Mrs, I'arton, chairman ; Mrs. Luther
Pies.-', vice chairman, mid Mrs. Od,i
Pumct t, secretary.
At lion I)u!V the. men tcWvlc,! Mr.
(nr. in Tnte, chairman; Mr. linuly
Davis,., vice chairman, ami Mr Law
son McElroy, secretary. The women
named Mrs. Roy Medford, chairman;
Miss Maggie Chambers, vice chair
man, and Mrs. Grady Davis, secretary.
At Cruso a boys 4-H club was or
ganized with sixteen members, as a
squad vof the Pigeon Club. 'Burnett
was made leader.
At Iron Duff twenty-four boys or-gsnuttd.fljl-H
Club. Harry Hoglen
was elected president; Howell Craw
ford, vice president; Ralph Dotson,
secretary, and Roy Medford, adult
All the community meetings were
well attended and much interest
The mee.tng at Dcllwood on Tues
day night of this week was well at
tended. The vocational class iifruin
(Continued on page 81
J. E. Massie Is
Talk In County
On Seed Potatoes
Outlines Best Methods To
Produce Better Pota
toes, and Care of
Mr. II. R. Niswonifcr of the State
Agricultural Extension Servjce spent
Monday and Tuesday morning with
Mr. Robinson, the county ugeiit. Mr.
Niswonger gave a talk on Monday
morning to the vocational class at
Waynesville, at the invitation of Mr.
W. D. Smith, on production of Irish
potatoes. On Tuesday morning he
discussed orchard management to a
gioup ot farmers and older stu
dents at the Cruso school.
The .remainder of the time was de
voted to work in tin. inu-rest ol In
ter itnsli potato soo . lm :i vis t
ist summer to the county Mr, Nis
wonger louiul virtually all vim- po
....... 4'. 1 1 I l . ,
uuue ileitis iiamageii Willi seetl car-
ryingiiseascs- He advocates the
planting of a special secsl patch at a
distance of 500 yards from other po
tatoes. This patch should be planted
with certified seed anil careful atten
lion given it to keep it free from
Mr. Niswonger made arrangements
lust summer for a limited supply of
certified BCed from a Canadian source
that his experience and that of the
State Test Farm has Known superior
to others. -. Co-operative orders for
these potatoes have been made up in
Jackson, Haywood, Henderson, ami
Mitchell counties. These rder aie
being pooltd through the county
agents. These orders must be turned
in with full advance payment by Sat
urday night to obtain this seetl.
Other Officers Are jf
Reelected. Much jy
Enthusiasm Shown y
D. A. V. Plan For
American Legion and City,
Through Mayor Howell,
The local organization of the Dis
abled Veterans held a special meet
ing here last Thursday night and
made plans for the coming state con
vention which will be held in Waynes
ville in May. The meeting was at
tended by a large number of veterans
and visitors. ,
L. L. Rishol of Asheville and
Mayor J. II. Howell, of Waynesville,
were the principal speakers of the
evening. I). D. Silverman, State vice
commander of the D. A. V. made a
J. C. Patrick, commanuer of the
local post of the American Legion,
spoke briefly and assured the D. A.
V. organization that the Legion would
Burried Sunday. Ill
Meets Here In May i For Many Months
Lived Here For Over Twenty
Years. Wife of County
I. 0 Our Iferi-tiage and its Keeqing,!lv'u,'L:iUU very. wav lo maKe lncir
Kiffin Hayes lstate 'anv,'nl"n here a success.
' . T " , . ,. , I Mayor ItoAeil, .also offered his scr-
II. Peace Against War, Gordon I ,. ;,.. , . , - , ..
' I vices an,. .roiTH.-cd that the city
V .vatt. ....,, . ., , - , ' .
t'.t: u,.erans in planning
New President Urges Co
operation From Every
Citizen in Waynesville
CIVIC BANQUET TO BE
GIVEN ON MARCH 17
At the annual meeting of the di-
rectors of the Chamber of Commerce j
here Tuesday night, James. K. Massioj
was elected president of the organ-1
i 7.11 1 i (i 11 fur the inminir vmii lit stir-!
- - - - o j 1 L4
ceed Hugh Massie, brother of thj ncwit;
president. J jji
The meeting was a most enthusias-1 Ir!;
tic one and those attending wcro ev- jr
ceeding optimistic over til- possibil-j
itios of the coming yeur. h l
With the exception of t ho president
the saim' ti.Tu ci h.:i . r r .'.! .."art
y:;i' were eiccetl. Tlty were:
Vice President, K. J. Hyatt.
Secretary, 10. L. Withers.
Treasurer, Thos, M. Seawell.
The committees of the organisa
tion were not appointed Tuesday
night by the new president, but ho
said he would name them this week.
A committee, compsoed of R. K.
Nollner, CM. Dicus, Hugh Massie,
Bonner Ray, R- T. Mesner, and J.
Harden Howell, was appointed to
confer with the various civic clubs
of the city and arrange for a banquet
to be held on March 17.
In Betting forth the purpose of this
banquet, Mr. Massie said, "it is es
sential that we have the undivided
co-operation of every merchant, bus
iness and profesional man ami citi
zen in Waynesville to accomplish the
projects that are before us for the
coming year.- At this meeting the
plans and programs for the year
will be presented. We will have a
definite outline by that time to pre
sent as well as our budget ready."
We have a good foundation to be
gin with and with this co-operation
which we expect, we expect to work
out some things that will be beneficial
to Haywood county."
"Wo have a lot of hard work ahead
of us and it means every citizen must
help carry part of the load."
"I believe we have reached the hot-
torn of this economic situation, and
funeral services were held Sunday I now as ncVer before, we must begin
afternoon for Mrs. P. V. Massey, M, to build get relurna ,ttter...
Song, America The Beautiful.
Mrs. J. M. Kellet, coach of the de
clamers, was presented with a beauti
ful corsage of roses, in appreciation
of the splendid showing of the stu.
dents. Prencntation of pictures was
made by Mrs, J. Hardin Howell and
Mrs. W. B. Matthews. The picture
were accepted by B. D. Bunn and FJ.
A selection by the high school oches
Presentation of medal was made by
Mrs. W- F. Swift, chairman of patri
otic education. ,
The judges for the contest we-.
Dr. Ralph E, Nollner. P:of. W. (
Allen and Mr. Hamilton, of Canto
A dinner was given for. ril the vjr
testants in the high scho! lunch ; r
immediately after the
tab'e was decorated h dr.
Washington color- -r ve ca;d.-i
the .shape of hatche" ; - ure V
for their, c
The .-t.- .
re -l i t. . :
we a vp
plans t; :.
o al I:
t on-- '
' i ichp-
t nt' here.
t-cal oilicers. who were
d'n were cnthu
: -orted that they
;'i-tyt with the I
rna;.'t- by the
who passed away at her home here
Saturday afternoon after a prolong
ed illness. The services were in
charge of Rev. B. R. Caldwell, as
sistel by Rev. II. W. liaucom, pastor
of the Baptist church here. Burial
was made at the Cove Creek ceme
tery. Mrs- Massey had lived in Waynes
vile for the last 20 years and h-i-i
Keen a member of the Clove Creek
Baptist church continually durmK
The deceased is survived.' by hi".
husband, P. V- Massey, county com
missioner and owner of the Ci'v H ir-i.-cr
Shoii. One son. Dennis. ii.ir:nr
with his father in the bar er buslr.esii.
fin,., half brother.-. Jitmes- Owi'in, '
this city and four sisters, all of Way
nesville,' Mrs. Minnie: Liner .M r .
Mary Morrow, .Mrs. IV ; Mit hv ;,:
Mrs. - Metlford.
The active pallbearers were: V a
er McCracken, W. C. By rs, i'
illenry, W. II. Not-rid- "V.-.. : :
patlbearers were: ('.. V. f';'n ... . .
II. Allison, Georpe i! ;v-p nn '
Mr. Massie believes that now is the
time to go after the prospetivc tour
ists and industries. He also has in
mind several plans that will be made
public at a later date, which will with
out a doubt, put Waynesville before
thousands of prospective tourists.
The following are the directors:
James K. Massie.
.Ralph K- Nollner.
John N. Shoolbred.
R- T. Messer.
Frank W. Miller.
Thomas M. Seawell.
: C. M. Dicus.
K. J. Hyatt.
I. M... Killinn.
.1, .Harden Howell.
U. II. Mlackwell.
Thos. L. fjreen.
StiM On Honor Roll
'''s'y.Local Girls On Honor
: attrac- ! Roll At N. C. C. W.
ire ented j
y. voice! Dr. and Mrs- C. II. .'McDowell h'
Teaeh-i -jast received an invi'nfon roriuestino-
them to be pr'jpnt -i" retention g'e
en in honor of ?'
of an ! .at North Car !'
r m;c :
mr ro!l student
'"'-"e for W m
"n nu 1
fire -department r. still
't -i'ir r ill of . the -tat-. ac
fir:'vs given out ye-terday
)'? S. II. Stevop-in. For
' -f ur "oriths t'-e I val fii'f
"lvt not recivo 1 a call
" o ritv -limits th' t resuled in
"i-nh -durinp list year
or-prit wa; on th honor roll.
"""A tb"r? were 1 1 nlarms
h total amount of damage
--" wis onlv which
1-i-"i' t"s tiHn the average
'Vn e:Ta nf ri n -ri
:" nit the record without an
Mr. Stevenson ssid. "in 1929
ror 9 months wihout a call."
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