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WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, APRIL $. 1932
ill I ,f t FdliV Jl!.il "TIM
amber of Com
lerce Plans Drive
or New Members
sident classic JNames
rominittccs for Com
t.,n meeting of the Chambe
Amerce last Friday, President
Massie appointed the following
'('ilei for the coming year:
Harden liowen; r. . .Miner;
H. Howell, Chairman; Thomas
ll"; K. E Nollner.
FI XANTE COMMITTEE
ner Ray, Chairman; It. T. Mes,
:. J. Hyatt.
11.10 RELATIONS CUM Mi l TEE
W. Miller, Chairman; Mark
J. K. Boyd; L. M. Killian.
L Green, Chairman; Hugh Mas-:
I. II. Ulackwell; J. M. Long; Tom
field; W. L. Lampkin; T. G.
addiiion to the above committees
ic committee was also created
. consists of the presidents of
of-the women s clubs of the city.
fens were completed at that riieet-
Bor a membership drive by the
lership committee, the drive is
puled to begin the last of this
Much enthusiasm was shown
the prospects of securing a ma-
of the citizens as members of
brRaniziition for the coming year.
ic publicity committee is working
three-color booklet. New scenes
i around Waynesville have been
and it is expected to have the
et ready for the tourists inform
n in a lew weeks. In speaking
e organization, Mr. Massie stated
everything was moving along
and that he expected this to
e of the best years that the or-
aion has had in sometime. He
the reason for this was because
member was striving toward
goal and giving an unlimited
lit of time to the organization.
in Honors Box
ing and Wrestling
ee Local Scrappers Bring:
kynesville boxers and wrestlers
ht home three Western North
iina chamnionshiDs last Saturrlav
I the annual wrestling and boxing
f fai Asnevi.iie. : The boys here
been in training for only a few
under the direction of C. A.
fe, former champion wrestler and
of New York State and Vermont-
n Hyatt won the heavy weight
n by defeating an Asheville boy.
t weighed only 175 while his op
it weighend 225 This feat is
fd Ferguson took the honors in
tfieavy- weight wrestling match.
nrew an Asheville boy who had
:y pound advantage on Ferguson.
Ihat time weieht did not count.
fn Atkins, wrestler of the middle
! brought home the third title of
picet. . .
pen Waynesville boys remained in
funning to the Ihnals This was
better than their trainer had
feted. ' .
her boys in the contest were
ft Greenwood, Dave Hyatt, Frank
'Json and Fag Sawver.
fother contest will be held here
t the first week in Mav. Coach
(lexter will brine over bis Ashe-
P'ftys for this contest. About 80
from Western North Carolina
part in the Asheville contest,
tructor George stated that he
proud of the showing the boys
f and with a little more training
ill be wilhne to send in his teams
nst any Western North Carolina
that can be developed.
W .0. GOODB
TO PREACH SUNDAY
W. 0. Goode will Dreach at the
odist church both morning and
nj? Sunday. Rev. Goode has been
ned in the hospital at Lincolnton
an attack ot influenza -
Will be candidates in the June
Will be candidate for Governor
Will. be out for county offices
"is year? . -. ( ,
Will serve the county and state
The answer to these questions
mi appear in The Mountaineer.
Spedal offer This paper from
w until after November election,
or only $i. Send in yours today.
PLANS BEING MADE TO ERECT BUILD
ING FOR VOCATIONAL CLASS HERE
Definite Plans Made At Father and Son Banquet Satur
day Night. Fathers Agree to Furnish Material and
Grade Site For Building.
V .! !'.-.:. u r and son banquet of i
n ItX I
!:a' :-'i:t i: wa- pivpo-e.l and pledge.! j
"V the fa: hers' present that ; rock i
building he huijt for the vcational I
l iass thy hiyh school grounds. The '
fathers pla niised to grade the site o t"
;ho building and funudi the material
provided the school oflicials wo
jui d I
eivet tile i'Uihiii:e'.
I This class has shown such marked '
j iniproYVMii'n; during the past few!
I months that it was considered worthy;
I ol building a building suitable for!
them to carry on their work. The I
building, as sponsored, w ill be two I
stories high and will have a basement
I in which slllllllies ami m;itJrinI will
be stored I
The first floor will be divided into
two rooms. o:u for a class room and
the other a work shop. The shoo will
I and all m cef
lunches, lathes, lorges,
aiy oipiipnU'iu for car-
ii vino' tii.. i .....;.,., l ,. ,. r-
The da'te of beginning construc
tion lias not been definitely set.
At the banquet Saturday night
much enthusiasm was shown over the
work of the boys and the work pro
duced by their instructor, W. I.
Smith. Many present stated that it
was one of the best banquets that
they ever attended.
15. D. Bunn, superintendent of the
Township schools, .made the first talk
of the evening, lie spoke on the prod
igal father. He was followed by Jas.
L. Robinson, county agent, who dis
cussed vocational work from the an
gle of father and son.
Homer Henry, superintendent of
education of Haywood county, com
bined a discussion of the tvv- pre
vious speeches and included the value
of education with these.
Following these, short talks were
made by Arthur Osborne, one of Hay
wood county's leading farmers nd
three of the county commissioners,
Chairman Robert Boyd, George
Ilaynes and Jarvis Allison. Ernest
Withers, secretary of the Waynes
ville Chamber of Commerce, made an
appropriate talk along the vocational
These talks were followed by talks
from the "dads." They were made
by Charles Francis and Cay Allen.
The boys of the class brought the
food for the banquet which Was pre
pared by the members of the Do
mestic Science class of Miss Edwards.
Music was furnished by the Aggie
Club quartette. Those composing
this band are Boone Bolton, Lowe
Allen, Glenn Massie and Henry Bur
nett. Fred Moody, president of the vo
cational class, acted as toastmaster
for the banquet, which is the fourth
annual banquet the club has held.
R. E. Hipps Seeks
Re-election As Rep
resentative in June
Present Member of Legisla
ture Gets Into Race To
R. E. Hipps, representative from
Haywood county, announced this week
that he was a candidate to succeed
himself for that office. Mr. Hipps was
elected in 1930 and according to his
record in the legislature served the cit
izens of this county efficiently! This is
not the first public office he has had.
He was mayor of Canton, hos home,
for two terms, served on the school
board and board of aldermen there.
He also served as supervisor of the
county tax list for some time.
Mr. Hipps was reared in this coun
ty and is onA of the county's leading
farmers. He stated that he knew
what the people wanted and would
strive to serve their interest if re
In commenting on taxes, he said, "I
am favoring taking off the 15 cent
ad valorem tax front the real estate.
I believe in financing the schools with
out that 15 cent tax."
Mr. Hinns also stated that he was
expecting no favors from anyone, but
was representing the good people of
"I believe in economy, and think
we should cut down expenses as long
as it doesn't interfere with the em
ciency of the government," he said.
He also said that for five months
he stayed in Raleigh working for the
aounty without any financial help
from the county. He did this because
he felt it his duty to stick to the job.
FINES CREEK SENIOR PRESENT
The senior class of the Fines Creek
high school will present a play Friday
night at 7:30 at the Fines Creek
school entitled "Grandma Pulls the
String." Those who have witnessed
the play have given it much praise
and state that it will make anyone
forget "his troubles. The ciass has
been working on the play for several
weeks and has put forth much effort
to make it a success.
port Shows Pupils
Teeth Need Care
Dr. C.ay Makes Report Of
Condition of Pupils'
Teeth in Local Schools
(I!y Supt. B. I). Bunn.)
The following report if tiie dental
(examination includes aJl the schools
'Waynesville township. This re-
',lirt ls ''dence within itself that
t "men cental worK is m-eiloil. Dr. S.
. P. C.ay made the rei'ords as we have
I bete reported and a copv of i ac!i
record is in the School ollkv.
it is very '.titeresting to note that
out "at Allen's Creek, where a state
dental clinic was held last year, the
condition of the teeth, according to
j lr, Cay is from " to 0 times better
than the other places. Wo are mak-
mg a special etlort now to put -on a
dental clinic for the townshin if w
can get the state dentist and the couu
work. Let me urge ....for the sake of
the chi'd's health and his school work
tha. these teeth be looked after at an
JI AZ-KLWOOl) SCHOOL
."!'-! 'children examined.
172") cavities in the permanent
absesscd permanent teeth to be
extracted which was caused by decay.
:2 permanent- teeth will have to be
extracted due to decay.
lo'.V absesse.l baby teeth caused' by
2(18 baby teeth to be extracted, a
part of which are caused by decay
and a pan Wing loose and ready to
WAYNESVILLE CENTRAL ELE
197 children examined.
877 cavities in the permanent teeth.
11 absessed permanent teeth,
21 permanent teeth to be extracted.
58 absessed baby teeth.
109 to be extracted.
EAST WAYNESVILLE SCHOOL
241 children examined.
S17 cavities in the permanent teeth.
7 absessed permanent teeth.
17 to be extracted.
i9 absessed baby teeth.
K!2 to lie extracted.
LAKE JUNALUSKA SCHOOL
174 children examined.
558 cavities in the permanent teeth.
14 absessed permanent teeth.
(Continued on page 5)
To Canton Friday To
Hear State Candidate
Candidate For State Com
mander Will Speak at
Canton Y. M. C. A.
J. C. Patrick, commaml-r of the
local post of the American Legion,
announced' yesterday that Comm'ind
er Harold R. Murdock, of Canton, had
invited the local members of the
American Legion to hear Fred V.
Myrick, of Greensboro, candidate for
state commander, who will speak in
Canton Friday night at 8 o'clock.
The meeting vviU be held at the Can
ton Y. M. C. A.
In this connection Commander
Patrick announced that the regular
monthly meeting of the local post
and anxiliary will be held next Mon
day night at the Masonic Temple.
Several members have been ques
tioning the rumor tha: the bonus of
the veterans will be reduced .and in
some instances entirely eliminated.
Thisi is clearly set forth in another
article in The Mountaineer by Mr.
E. B. Rickman Enters
Race For County
The first candidate to announce
himself as a candidate for county
commissioner outside of the present
members of the board is E. B. Rick
man merchant and wood contractor of
the Pigeon township.
Mr. Rickman Came to Haywood
county about 15 years ago and has
been actively engaged in business
ever since. He is one of the county's
most successful business men.
He stated that he felt that as
a business man he would be in a po
sition to represent the people in a
business way and look after their
"I know the needs of the people
and intend to fill these need3 if
Thi3 is the second time that Mr.
Rickman has entered the race for
commissioner. In 1930 he lost by a
Clyde High School
Year, Says Cannon
Graduating Exercises Will
IJejrin Next Fridav j
Cannon, principal of the Clvde
Public school, stated yesterday that
the pa-t ye.M- has Ihh'u one of the
mo.-: successful that the Clyde s bvol
iii- ever had: "The atton Jan.v for
the yea r remained above nui'Hy per
cent of tiie membership," Mr. Can
non :iated. "We' have eiuollel dur
:n r the Viar ,7t pupils. IV heir;? in
tin' high school." ho cent oi.'d.
'tie of tiie. ii'.o:.'. utiu-tt tl '.'eat .1 res
of the Clyde school S'- tb.v 1 here are
many tvys gradu.it ia:
re being 1 1' of each. T
is is- ratii
er untisaal. As i rule tin
niimpcr the . boys by far,
.Miss Francis I.e.i t herwood has been
.elected as valedictorian and Miss
)esie Chaini'ei's U alutatori,ln.
.Tiie first of the commencement e-erci--es
will be hold Friday night,
April, lo, at S o'clock at the sc.hol
auditorium. The elementary school
will have its exercises at th.i; time.
The following Friday night the soph
omore class will give its a'ui'i.il play.
. . i .. ..
On Saturday. Aoril !;!. at S n. in.
the senior class will have its class
Sunday afternoon. April 21. at "MUl
o'clock. Kev. W.O. (loode will deliver
; ho graduating sermon..
Monday night, April 25, Pr. K.N.
Paniei. . I lean of Furman University,
will address' the graduating class.
Republicans Of Hay
wood Endorse Hoov
er At Canton Meeting
Delegates Are Named To
State G. 0.1. Meet
Haywood county Republicans in
convention in Canton Saturday after
noon went on record as endorsing the
administration of President Herbert
Hoover and pledged their continued
support of him for the nomination and
election as president fo the f ecoi.d
term. The resolution endorsing every '
phase of the present administration I
was the principal feature of the se-j
ries of resolutions unanimous.' pdopU
ed by the convention.
Guy C. Hipps, of Canio;i, was en
dorsed by the convention for the post
of state executive comniittf man.
Hipps was also unanimously endorsee)
as a delegate to the Republican na
tional convention to be h dd in Chi
cago in June and : the delogatio i to
the state convention was instructed
to work and vote for him a-i one of
The following were named by tiie
convention as delegates to the state
and congressional conventions which
are to be held during thii month: E.
M. Greir, George Freeman, R. E.
Overton, Guy Hipps, H. 1). ; Sec-rest,
' George' -M. Trostle. Viree Mf Clure,
W. G.Cole, J.B. Mann, Frtd Pedcn,
W. P. Harris, . I. F. Mann, Ray S.
Mann, Harley E. Wright, Charles
Hawkins, J, R. MofTitt, Will Miller,
Wilburn Parker, Van Wcdls, Caston
Stamev, Wilburn Clark, -William Lam
bert, j. M. Sentelle, H. N. Sentelle,
E. W. Rorgers Thomas Rogers, Thos,
L. Green, Zach Massey, W. A. Bradley,-.1.
M. Long, G. C. Firmer, Thomas
Ferguson, Theodore Ferguson, Plato
P.ramlett, James Hann.in, f'bnilie
Roberts, Glenn A. fJoyd, Rankin Fer
guson, Gerald Davis, and Allen Fie.
R-organization of fke r ' uuty Re
nublican force's. for the next two years!
was accomplished by thi election by
acclamation of Glenn A. I'.oyd, of
Jonathan Creek township, M coun
ty executive committee chairman and
Richard Overton, of Canton, as sec
retary. Grover Rogers An
Grover Rogers,' of Clyde, announc
ed Wednesday that he was a candidate
for county Commissioner in the June
Primary. This is the first time that
Mr. Rogers has ever been a candidate
but he has been active in the Demo
cratic party for many years.
He was born and reared in the Fines
Creek community but later moved to
Clyde where he is engaged as manag
er of the Z. V. Ferguson and Company.
Prior to that he was a leading stock
raiser and farmer in the Fines Creek
Friends of Mr. Rogers stated Wed
nesday that he was a conservative
business man, He stated that he be
lieved in economy for the county gov
ernment and if elected would stress
Mr. Rogers is well known in the
Democrat party, having been actively
engaged in the work of that party for
"It's the little things that tell,"
said the coed as she yanked her kid
brother from under the sofa.
R. L. Prevost Says
Now Is Time Buy
And Build Homes
Special Term Of
Civil Court Will
Convene Here 18th
Hon. G. V. Cowper Will Be
Presiding Judge. Many
Cases on Docket.
A special Urin of civil court will
eonv.nie lure .Monday, April IS. lion.
G. V. Cowper will be the presiding
judge. A large docket is slated to
come up at that time. A. total of TiS
cases and motions are on1 the lourt
The jury for this special term of
eoiut is as follows:
lioavordam: P. A. liuckner, N. J.
Worlev. Hob Gossott, J. F. Paxton,
.. L. "Reeves. Clyde: J. B. Medford,
T A. Cathey. Crabtree: L. L. Best,
W. K.Messer. Fines Creek: Robert
Green, Zeb Ferguson, John James.
Ivy Hill: Murray Ferguson, Albert
Howell. Jonathan: C. L. Lent herwood.
Pigeon: C. M. Chambers Wav Mease,
Jiufus' Harbin. East Fork: 1. 11. Pless.
Iron lulf: Will Hryson. Waynesville:
Paul Walker, M. II. Gaddis, J. R. Love,
Lesley Moody, 11 L. Liner, 'Bonier
Beaveidani: Frank Sinathers, Hu
bert Reno. Clyde; Alden Turpin, (ilenn
Bnivvn. Cecil: George Innian. Fines
Creek: C. 11. MeCary. Ivy Hill: Bea
Massey Jonathan: Fd Owen. Pigeon:
T. J, Cathey. East Fork: F. R. Green.
Iron Dutf: J I!. Bradshaw. ' Waynes
ville: Lane Arrington, Horace Buck
et t, Vaughn Plott, Harley Francis,
Boy Campbell, James F. Davis, W.
The calendar, in full, will be pul
ed in this paper next week.
Mayor J. II. Howell
Enters Race Ror
Has Served Waynesville and
Country In Many
Colonel J. Harden Howell, mayor of
Waynesville,.' announced Wednesday
his candidacy for the Lower House of
the General Assembly
In making his announcement, Col.
Howell declined to give out what,
might be 'termed as a full platlorm but
declared that he believed the proper
and full solution of the present dif
ficult problems depended uptin nam
ing to public office men of experience
who would give all questions then
Cool, calm and unprejudiced considera
tion. Col .Howell is a lawyer by profes
sion and for many years has played
an important part in the civic and
political life of Waynesville and Hay
wood county. He is a native of the
county and located in Waynesville in
Col. Howell was elected clerk and
treasurer of the city of Waynesville
in 1907 and continued to hold this
office until 1913. In that year he was
named attorney for the city and seiv
ed in that capacity until 1915. In 19H)
he was nominated without opposition
for representative from Haywood
county. Ho resigned as the. nominee
nf iho tmrtv before the election in
order to answer his country's call to
serve on the Mexican border during
the period of misundrestanding with
Mexico. Returning home iro.m service
on the border he entered the army for
service in the World War,
He unlisted as a orivate in Company
II. First North Carolina Infantry, in
1907. He served in everv capacity as
a soldier except first lieutenant, up to
and including the command ot a lull
regiment. In 1910 he was promoted
to be captain of his company and re
mained as the head of the company
until 1916. In 1817 he was assigned to
the 110th Infantry, 30th Division, and
was placed in command of the third
battalion of that regiment and con
tinued in that position until he was
wounded in action in 1918. He took
active part in the first successful at
tack on the :IIindenburg line. Upon
his discharge he was promoted to
From 1919 to 1920 he was super
visor of taxes for the 10th District
comprising the counties of Buncombe,
Haywood, Madison, Polk, Transyl
vania, Henderson, Jackson, Swam,
Macon,; Cherokee, Clay, and Graham.
He served continuously as mayor of
Waynesville from 1921 until 1929,
four successive terms. He was re-elected
in 1931 and is now serving his fifth
term as mayor of the city.
MUSE BABY DIES
The two months old son of Mr. and
Mrs. Vance Muse of Allen's Creek,
was buried at Green Hill cemetery
Monday, Rev. Hooper in charge of
Advises Citizens To Invest
In Homes As Safe Investment
"There has never been a better time
than now for the working man, tak
ing advantages of the current low
Diices. to" own bis own home." said
Mr. K. L. Prevost, President of the
Unagustrt Manufacturing Cuiupa :y 6 , '
and President of the Haywood Hoi ; f (
Building and Loan Association, yestt I
day in commenting on a recent state
ment of S. Clay Williams, President
of the Reynolds Tobacco Company,
that, "There is real opportunity in
present real estate prices."
"I dun't have to say anything about
the sense of security and the happi
ness in home owning," Mr. Prevost
said. "The mini who pays rent merely
gets in return a roof over his head,
but the man who owns a homo gets,
not only shelter for himself and his
family, but also a feeling of nrido 8 ' i
"lie hecoines ;i oilizcn whu a. I null v
ownes a place to live and who there- jf
fore, is vitally interested in everything
which might improve .his community
stale or mil ion.
"Ailraruvc homes can now' bo
bought on terms that are approximate
ly the same as rent. Each installment
adds to the equity the man has ill hid ,
borne. ' j '
"The Unagusta Manufacturing Co, . -i .
is al ways glad to see an employee buy , J
a home," 'continued Mr. Prevost, "be f H
cause it shows that employee is am- j . , i
bilious and thrifty. He's the kind of jf
citizen we like to have on our payroll,' I
and the kind we want to keep there, i ; J
"Prices of homes have reached al l
level within the reach of almost every
pocketbook. I think these prices aie ' t
as low as we can reasonably expect?
them to go. I do. .not hesitate to ad- I
vise any man to buy his liHine now." '
Mr. Prevost pointed out thut every
thing, including time, is working to K
emhancc the value of real estate.
Homes bought now are almost cer- f .
in to increase in value as soon as b
business picks up, Mr. Prevost added.
ers Go To Chapel Hill
To Compete For Cup J I
lioth Teams Win Out In'.
Triangular Debate Last
The two debating teams of Way
nesvide high school will go to Chapel j
Hill, April l l-lo, to compete lor the
.State cup there as a result of both
winning last week hi the triangular
debate. I he throe cities m this til-.:
angle are anion, Ilendersoiiville tnd j
1 he Waynesville all irmative debat- '
ed 'Canton here and won by 2 to 1
decision. 'I his team was comix)s-
ed of Rosalyn Ray and Henrietta :"
Phillips. The Canton team was Weav
er Kirkpatrick and Hawkins.
1 be wavnesville negative team went
to Ilendeisonville and was awarded
the decision there. I be team going q
,o lieiidersniville -wa Sam String-
liehl, Jr. and Ivtihryn Queen.
T he query for discussion was ' Re- I
solve That The United States Should
Adopt (.ompulsorv Unemployment. In
surance." Teachers coaching the teams were
Mrs. Kcllett and Mrs. Woodson Jones.
Mrs. Jones will accompany the team
to Chapel Hill.
Lee Ferguson is making in this is-
sue an announcement of his candi- I J
dacy for the office of County Com- 1 j
missioner. - :, '
Mr. Ferguson is no new man in
politics. lie was elected in ll2 as a
member of the Board of County
Uimmissioners and ie-eiecion in -He
was not a candidate in 19.J0. For
some time during his last tern, he was
chairman of the boaH.
His friends take pn le in the fact
that, during his wo terms, he was
a safe and sant ...ember of the h ard,
careful and painstaking in the ad
ministration of public affairs, watch
ful and consistent m guarding the
county finances. ,
If nominated and elected, his sup- .
porters are confident that the county
will not suffer during his adminis- f
BENEFIT PROGRAM AT CENTRAL j
The ladies of the West Side Circle y.
the KaDtist Uhurcn are sponsonriB
a program given by the Great Magic
ian and the famous Colored Quartet A
Friday evening, April o, at o ciock, r,
at the Central fciementary School I
Building. Admission 15 and 25 cents, m," j