Has More Paid-in-Advance Subscribers In Haywood County Than -4 Weekly Newspapers Combined
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 1932 ;
ov. 0. Max Gardner Sees
Bright Future For This State
ivernor Confident North
Carolina Is On Upward
Grade In Business
Sficia! to The Mountaineer
, ho past three years 1 have
he radio in February or March
direct appeal to the people of
im 't:i''i l"' encourage ami aiiuiuiau--
'. Interest in the live-at-home move-
I!! .UI 111 VIA LUllilU. I ' V, IW T V
neon tnrougn an unusuuuy iuuu
.r The farmers are per-
s farther ahead in preparation for
nkririL' this year's crops than they
x't'Il I'V tilt: iiuuuiu i'iuivu 111
..,4.. war. itnin a iew wccks
'kjs.iil "f thi
tate will hold the
fears of more than half
),. . ip!e ot Aortn Carolina, it
J hl the crop seed of the 1932
.'nil iif--the nope or a peuer year,
iMEiter prices, of more debts paid.
TJi:s h 1 he last year 01 my aumin-
ii4ion as Governor. In looking
act I'Vri' ne acniovenivuis ami uiv
lijik.s nf the past three years, 1
' rather Keenly that the work we
.lone in checking the drain on
,arii ash reserves exported for food
n& 'Ve Muffs we have learned to
rof for ourselves has probably been
tojiiiost far-reaching and permanent
rhtvemetl't of this administration
a ftc fight against the gaunt spec-
irif hunger that staiKs tnis lanu.
14 VXM) the Federal government cs
nite.l that this movement added
;J million dollars to the wealth of
estate in increased production of
4 and feed crops. In 1931 it ad
dJO million dollars again. It re-
tobacco acreage, reduced cot
nTam'agt' substantially, and in
oafL'd the acreage planted to every
ol crop and feed crop. It added
J Aillion buiihcls of corn.
Lke-at-home farming has furn
ici the reserve out of which many
iiiL' have been fed and kept in good
tth during the winter we have just
d iliroiiph. Every dollar of this
at h has come directly from the
A basic underlying lactor in
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PAYS OUT OVER
Local Financial Institution
Has Over $ 150,000 Loan
ed Out To Home-Owners
More than 27,700 vus paid to those
having shares of the 13th series in
the Haywood Home Uuilding and
Loan, according to figures iust iriven
out by the president, K. L. Prewst,
and J. R. Boyd, secretary-treasurer
of the organization. It was nointod
out by these officials that practically
all the stock of this building and loaii
is owned by Haywood county citizens
and the majority live in Waynesville
I his is one of the few home insti
tutions in the county. This organiza
tion loans money only in Waynesville
township, and to date they have over
3450,000 loaned "to citizens in this
township. Practically all loans are
made on homes, either for building'
new ones, or improvements.
A new series opens April first, and !
the officials are looking forward to
having many new members join their
institution, which pays 5 per cent and
any money invested in the building,
and loan is non-taxable. It was also
pointed out that the original amount
paid into the building and loan is only
$83, which bears $17 interest.
The officers of this institution arc:
K. L. Prevost, President, S. II. Rush
nell, vice president, and J. R. Boyd,
The Directors are: J. R. Boyd,
chairman, Dr. Tom String-field, S. II.
Bushnell, F. W. Miller, J. P. Francis,
C. E. Ray, E. J. Hyatt, J. R. Morgan,
Rufus Silcr, R.L. Prevost.
Whereas, the Haywood County Pastor's Association
have requested that en Good Friday, the 25th day of March
1932, the hours from high noon to three o'clock, P. M., be
set aside as hours of meditation and prayer:
NOW THEREFORE, I, J. H. Howell. Mayor of Way
nesville, do hereby proclaim that these hours bo set aside
and observed by the Citizens of Waynesville as hours of
prayer and meditation, and 1 do further respectively
request and nine all Citizens to close their places
of busines.v during this three hour period and join
with the Pastor's Association, or as each may determine
for himself, spend the period in such way as each may
be benefitting the omission.
Done in the oflice of the Mayor of the Town o, Way
nesville. this the 15th day of March, 1SK52.
J. II. HOWELL. Mayor.
Over 100 Citizens
Hear Plans Of C.
Of C At Banquet
MRS. W. 0. GGODE SPECIAL EASTER
BURIED IN SIIEL-I SERVICES WILL BE
BY MONDAY A. M. HELD ON SUNDAY
Wife Oi' Methodist Pastor
Here Dies In Statesville
Merchants Have Jleen Asked
To ("lose Friday Noon
For Special Service
jMeet In Canton
irman. Glenn A. Rovd.
Business To Be
Republicans of this count v will
dlhoir convention at Canton, Sat
f , April 2, at 2 p. m., it was an
:iod yesterday by Glenn A. Boyd,
Jfiathan's Creek, Chairman of the
rt'Mxl County Republican Exceu
M'ommittce. "Uie PUrnOKrV of this ennv.iVin i
Act delegates and alternates to
fWpubliean State convention which
m at Charlotte, April 14. Other
Want business will he trans-
at this time," Mr. Boyd
Boyd was asked if any candi
e from the Republican's ranks had
y I intention of making the
3or any county office in the next
He replied that as the Re
'fcans did not hold a primary,
yvcre putting all efforts in work
?fi the tate and national tickets
PT'scnt, but said in a few weeks
n rs of the party would announce
Tidves. . : ' :
went further to say tha; he
biore confident than ever that
8 Republican party would aprain
! ft torious in the national election,
a Ras hopeful of getting eomc of
J unty offices.
called special attention to mem
"'f the Republican parry to ths
e Republicans of each election
ct in the county are requested
'J&o notice hereof and to liold a
"t convention on. or about
lr 2G, 1932, at their regular meet
? f ace, at which precinct conven-
a lhy are required to elect dele
to the county convention and
"feet any other business that may
J' come before the convention."
' meeting at Canton, Saturday,
'I-, will be held at the high school.
"T" Curtis, of Canton, is secre-
"yjf'f the Haimrnnrl Piiirifv I?rnnb-
tion Given To 1500
Clinic Planned Immediately
After School Closes. Doc
tors Give Services Free
During . tht. . past few ' weeks ".over
1500 school children', wf the Waynes
ville Township schools have been given
a thorough physical examination by
three prominent local doctors, Dr.
day, dentist, made an examination of
the teeth of the students; Dr. J. II. Mc
'Cracken, nose, ear, and throat and
Dr. Sam Strinfield for general !e-j
fects. These doctors gave their servic
es free of charge and also gave advice
concerning each case where special
attention was needed.
Superintendent H. D. Bunn said,1
"the parents of children in the Way
nesville Township schools should ap
preciate the splendid work rendered
to their children by these doctors and
it would be fitting if the parents would
express personally their appreciation."!
The schools included in this exami
nation were: Saunook. Allen's Creek,
East Waynesville, Lake Junaluska,
Central Elementary, and Hazelwood.
Immediately after the close of school
the school officials and health officer
here plan to have a tonsil and adnoid
clinic. Definite plans have not been
made but will be announced later
through this paper.
C. S. White Passes
Away In New York
Former Resident of County
Will Be Buried Sunday
Funeral services -for. Mrs. W. ().
Ooode, wife uf Key. Dr. (loodc, pastor
of the Methodist church . here, we-e
held in Shelbv, Monday morning at
10 o'clock, with Revvl.. H. ' Hayes,
presiding elder of the Waynesville
district of the .Methodist -hurch, offi
ciating, lie was assisted by Rev. Dr.
C. C. Weaver, pastor of the Centenary
Methodist church of Winstvn-Saleni,
and Rev. Albert New, rector of the
Episcopal church of this city.
Mrs. Goode died early Saturday
night at Dr. ting's Sanitarium, in
Statesville, where she iiu gone ten
days previous for an operation and
treatment. Several operations were
found to be necessary. Soon after the
operations it was thought that she
would recover, but unforseen com
Later in the week tht physicians
found that her condition was gradual
ly, weakening and all efforts to over
come this condition1 proved futile.
Mrs. Goode had been in ill health
for a number of years' and finally con
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J f ttAOEI ftL'I'I'L'P
Rose, owner of the Rose Groc-
9THt SlftOf Uinn nntinnf 4n tV0
- jw Countv Hoepital for over
l50eks- Mr. Rose -wag reported to
?f e to fit Up a few minutes Wed-
"R ROOM HOUSE BURNS
Wednesdav night a four
nouse on Smathera street was
yen Kw wl - , :
- -j inc. ine nouee was in
Itnon 1 .
i ""-u aiarm was given,
fj "e belonging to M. J. Mc-
k ft, name of the family Iiv
1 rne house could not be learned
Mr. C- S. White, long a resident of
Waynesville, died at his home in
Kings Ferry, New York, Monday,
March 21. The remains will reach
Waynesville next Sunday morning.
The funeral 'services will be held at
the Presbyterian church, of which Mr.
White was for a long time a member.
Born at Kings Ferry, New York
State, eighty-one years ago. Mr.
White came to Waynesville with .his
family about forty years ago and en
tered the mercantile, business.. He
became prominent in the affairs of
the town and served a number of
years on the school board of the char
ter district of Waynesville. He was
prominent in the church of which he
was a member.
He is survived by his widow, a
daughter, known here as Miss Bessie,
three sons, Ray, Harry, and Fred, the
first two now living in New York
State, and the last mentioned in" Ashcj
ville. . ',' , ; .
It was Mr. White's request before
his death that he buried in Way
nesville in Green Hill cemetery-
w. h. Mccracken out again
W. H. McCracken, register of deeds
of Haywood County was back at his
office this week, after being confined
to hbi bed for a week with an attack
For .Furnishing New
Court House, $4,600
Commissioners In Session
Three Days Hearing
Bids On Furniture
The Haywood County Commission
ers'-, let 'contracts Wednesday after
noon for the seats and electrical fix
tures for the new court house amount
ing to about $4000. The commissioners
have been in session for three days
working on these contracts. Many
firms were represented and submitted
bids. The commissioners were not
easily sold on any one firm's merchan
dise, but rook two days to decide.
The Massie Furniture Company was
awarded the seats for the court room
and balcony. The seat are of the
bench type in an -oak finish. This
contract was about $2800. The judges'
chair, jury chair?, chairs for the law
yers and z desk was awu.ded to Mc
Cracken and Hampton, of Canton.
This bid was around a thousand dol
lars.. , -.
The ' "electrical fixtures for the court
room and commissioners room . was
SS50 and was awarded to Martin
Electric Company, of this city'.-. This
.does not complete the furnishing of
the courthouse, but the commissioners
have decided to wait until a latter
date to purchase the remaining furni
Tito noon day sorvi. cs which are
heine: held at the Waynowood The
atre every d:iy have increased about
one hundred per cent since they be
Kmm last Tuesday. Rev. It. 1.
Walker, pastor of the Presbyterian
church will speak Thursday.
There will be no service at the
theatre Friday,, due to the three hour
service at the Episcopal church. The
ininii.ters of the city are taking part
in this service and a large attend
ance is expected..
On Saturday at' noon Rev- H. W.
Baucom, pastor of the Baptist church
here, will preach at the theatre.
Rev. L. B. Hayes, 'presiding elder
of the Waynesville -district, has been
preaching every night at the Meth
odist church. Services will continue
there, every .'night except Saturday.
Special Kaster services are planned
at all the churches Sunday. Special
Kaster music will also be featured.
An.-ell'ort is being made by the church
members of Waynesville to fill every
church in the city Sunday.
J. K. Boyd Announces
Himself As Candi
date For Senator
County T?-X Listers
Named By Auditor
W. II. Noland, county audiUr, an
nounced yesterday the new tax listers
for this county for the 1932 taxes.
All property, according to law, w sup
posed to be ljsted during the month
of April. It was suggested by the
auditor that the residents of the cun
ty ?et in touch with the official liiter
in their township and list their proper
ey as soon as possible.
The following have been named:
Crabtree, Charles Hill. .
Waynesville, D. A. Howell.
White Oak, T. T. Green.
Pigeon, Robert Cathey.
Iron Duff, Horace Bryson.
Cecil, C. W. Moody.
East Fork, W. W. Burnett.
Beaverdam, J. E. Henderson.
Clyde, Carter Osborne.
Cataloocbee, Dillard Caldwell.
Ivy Hill, Sam Queen.
Cove Creek, John Howell.
Fines Creek, Roy Rogers.
Prominent Hanker and Busi
ness Man, Former Rep
resentative, Has Held
J. R Boyd, prominent business man
and financial leader of Haywood
county, has made his formal an
nouncement as candidate for Senator
from this district which is composed
of Jackson. Transylvania and Hay
Mr. Boyd was born in the Jona
than's Greek section of the county
and .since the age of 18 has been con
stantly working for the welfare of
this county. He taught school at the
age of 18 and was teaching when
elected on the board of education in
189.'!. He served on this board until
He served two terms as register of
deeds of this county. He was hold-.
( ing this office when elected cashier
oi tne i ommerciai nam in lwt. A
vear. after being elected cashier he
was elected mayor of this city, which
he served two terms, his term epir
ing in 1912. ..
A year before his term as mayor
expired he was named president of
the First National Bank, when it
consolidated with the Commercial
Bank in 1911. He has been president
of that institution since -'that date
1 In 1912 he was elected on he board
of county commissioners and served
four years with that board-
Mr. Boyd did .not. run. again until
1924, when he ran for the Legislature
to which office he was elected. He
served six years in he Legislature, the
'25, '27 and '29 terms.
Besides being president of th First
National Bank, he is secretary-treasurer
of the Haywood Home Building
and Loan Association, and is still
interested in farming, having spent '36
years of his life on a farm.
The many friends of Mr. Boyd have
waited patiently for his announce
ment as candidate for the Senate.
Made At Banquet
The Mountaineer i.-. printing the
speech made by J. K. Massie, presi
dent of the Chamber of Commerce, at
the eomunity banquet held here last
Thursday nieli: at the Methodist
Mr. Massie pointed out the natural
advantages of Waynesville and the
part of the iii-w program each citi
zen of Waynosvillo should carry in
order to make this year a .successful
one for this community.
"I'm glad to set- so many of you
interested m the Chamber of Com
merce. 1 take it that yon are inter
ested in what we are trying to do
for Waynesville and lLivwood t oun-
1 ty, by your presence so I am going
' to try to give you as hrichv as pos
sible ;.n outline of what we are jfan
j ning to do. thi., year.
"We hope within the ihm. lew
weeks to get a quantity of booklets
to ho distributed through different
channels in the locations where we
hope ,o derive the nue-t I onel'it.--in
the way of tourists. This litera
ture will bo designed to set forth
the naural scenic beauty and health
giving advantages of Wayncavill'! and
surrounding country touching on
our splendid water supply which has
never been hampered by any shortage
in dry seasons; our altitude; our
magnificent golf courses which are
one attraction for bringing many
who are seeking this kind of recrea
tion, mid would not come if we did
not have golfing advantages to offer
them, during their vacation.
"We do not want to overlook, the,
lure of our majestic mountain peaks
for those Who are interested in hiking,
and the splendid 'road system which
we are so proud of and which is al
ready being pointed to by other
states as an example of highway de
velopment. "We will also play up our many
natural attractions such as fishing,
hunting, swimming and boating.
"We will, of eourse, stress the
fact, that the Southern Assembly
'(rounds at Lake Junaluska, is lit
erally speaking, ;i part of us, and
that any one visiting Waynesville will
certainly wish to include a visit to
Lake Junaluska, so we consider this
beautiful spot a part of us and I
feel that Mr N'ollncr considers.-him-,
self one of us. judging from t lie vain -(
( out in (led on page .;!),.
Mr. Perry Wills Passes
Away After Serious Op
eration In Tennessee
Mr. Perry Walls, .'!.", died at his
home in Hazelwood Saturday, night
following an illness f several months.
A few weeks ago he was brought froni
Morristown, Tenn. where ho had
undergone .'a serious, operation from
which he never rallied.
Funeral service.-; 'were conducted
Sunday afternoon at his home with
Mr. K. Allen in eharge. Interment
was in Creen Hill Cemetery.
Surviving are his widow and little
daughter of li, of Richmond, Va., his
father, Mr. Bob Walls; two sisters,
Mrs. Frank Raines of Ashcvillo and
Mrs. Phil Massey )f Hazelwood rjd
four brothers, Willburn of Txus,
Norvin and James of Asheville and
Kd of Hazelwood.
Speakers Cite Advantages
Of Waynesville And As
i sure Citizens Great
' Future Ahead
tlno hundred leading men and wo
men met here Thursday evening for
the annual dinner of the Chamber of
Commerce, The dinner was served in
the diuipg room of the Moth, st
In presenting the program of w k
for the Chamber of Commerce for : ie
coming year, the newely elected pre. :
dent, .lames Massie, stressed the fact
that every eilh.cn of Waynesville haa
a part to play in making it a success
and that whatever is accomplished for
Waynesville, llaywooj county, anil
western North Carolina will depend
in a measure upon the united support
of individuals with, those movements
that tend to make for progress.
"I'h,. ( ha in tier of Commerce," de
clared Mr. Massie, "is not a Miiglo
individual nor a group of such indivi
duals, hut the entire membership and
this meinlu'i-riip should include every
progressive man and woman in the
The iclat ion hip of the riw mbor of
omvc.e bi lia. iiu ..... .', ...h of the
city was presented by Bonner Ray,
mt. of the leading business men of
the community and a .-member of the
noani ol directors ot the body. In
his. talk, he .slresstsl the need for a
live, growing Chamber of Commerce
from th,. KtaiKlpoint. of business and
indicated that through .such an or
ganization the business life of tho
community would get the most profi
table kind of advertising and at tho
same time have a medium through
which the various enterprises of a
business and a professional nature
could co-operate in bringing about u
renewal of normal activities.
The relationship of the Chamber of
Commerce tv tourist trad',, was dis
cussed by the secretary, Krnest L
Withers, who gave concrete illustra
tions of the need for (he organiza
tion if summer visitors are to bo
served in such manner as to ouiise
them to return from year to year. 'I'he
fact that tourists find, a live'chamber
of Commerce in a eominnnity was
Kiven as the stroiiges-l infliienie fo--(
( 'oiitililled oil pai'o ,S)
Poultry Prices Are
According to Jas. L, Roiiinson,
county agent, the prices for poultry
at the poultry car which wilt
stop here next Friday, .March
2ath, will bo higher than they
have been during the past few weeks.
A comparison of prices reveals that
a gain of several cents is made over
The patronage on the car has' not
been as much as the officials thought
it ought to have been during the past
several weeks, but a larger number of
fow ls are expected thit week.
You will find the prices for poultry
lliis week quoted in' poultry ad on an
other page in this-, issue.
Hugh Rogers Is
JUDGE MUSIC CONTEST
IN HENDERSON VILLE
Mrs. R. H.Strecher was one of the
judges in piano and Miss Nancy Kil
lian was one of the judges in hymn
playing at the fifth annual contest of
Western district of junior music
clubs held in Hendersonville Satur
day. Representatives from Asheville,
Mars Hill, Rutherfofdton, and Forest
City took part in the contest. Win
ners in this elimination contest will
take part in the state contest at
Salisbury on Saturday, April 2.
Lee V. Rogers For
y After several oiife.cn 'rs with his
friends Mr. Hugh Roger , of ( labtroe
has decided to enter the race fc r tax
collector of Haywood; County Mr.
Rogers has lie..':! serving t he public
for five years as school to;ir her; He
has also had experinee in d.ill'ei;'tit
kinds of business, and ni ; fnemk
feel sure that he is worthy of your
vote. Mr. Rogers cones f a f iiiiny
that has faithfully support'-.l th'-'.
Democratic jiarty fi'i' eat ., an 1 ne
says that if he gets 'he nomination,
he will endeavor to In lp carry
the banner in a. manner that will be
worthy of his party.
Lee V. Rogers, of Crabtree town
ship, is announcing his candidacy in
this issue for Tax Collector of Hay
wood County. Mr, Rogers is a stock
raiser and farmer. In his early life
he taught school. For ten years, he
was a justice of the peace.
For two years he was a member of
the County Board of Education, and
prior to that time he was a school
committeeman in his. own community
for fifteen years.
His friends claim that if nomi
nated and elected he will discharge
the duties of the office with fidelity
and efficiency. It goes without say
ing that, in the discharge of the du
ties as tax collector, he will treat all
alike, both rich and poor, collect the
taxes, but be as considerate Of the
taxpayers as the demands of best
county business requires.
Mr. Rogers says he will do his
best to collect the taxes so that the
commissioners will not have to bor
row money to meet the needs of coun
ty expense- I
Hazlewood Joins' W.
N. C. Ball League
Hazelwood was admitted as a
member of the Western North Caro
lina Baseball League, it was learned
yesterday. The Hazelwood team ha
tried several years to gain a member
ship in this league which is composed .
of the industrial teams of this section.
Mr. George BischofT has been named
manager of the Hazelwood team. He
stated that practice would begin
within the next two weeks- He re
ported much enthusiasm among the
players at Hazelwood and expects to
have a winning team.
The first game will be played on
the first Saturday of May. There are
17 games scheduled for the season.
A square dance will be given at
the country club Friday night for
benefit of the team.
Developmnt3 of the team will be
published every week in this paper.