.. More PaiJ-ln-AJL-jncc Subscribers In llayuooJ Cou-itj Than All Weekly ewspjp,rs Combined
WAYNESVILLE, N0BTII CAROLINA
THURSDAY, APRIL H- 1932
ktv Six Seniors
nil Graduate Mere
Vednesday, April zj
of Most Successful!
fears in School's History
To Close Last Ut April
..-,i!t exercises for the
Township schools will bc
1 ,. baccalaureate sermon,
niing, April 24. With
y hintf graduating elas.
crowds, are expected
. oiis-ii.g events of one o;
', ;r..i.-t successful scliou!
ami 25 boys t.i
the local high school.
, . i -..-v.- t hei l' dip!o)lias on
, , sening, April 27. Supt.
Ul':t. .'umiews, of the High
r (1;y m hools, will deliver the
,,'(.,lf, 'im.nt address The bacelilau
,. si-mon will be delivered by Dr.
I.', Jackson, pastor of the First
j'vtu'utn church of Columbia, S.C
,; Kathryn Queen, dauglner oi
.Mrs. John 31. Queen, lias the
df being valadictorian ot the
r class- and Miss Sara .Helen
i-Vril; daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
i'. .Med lord, has the distinction of
ass day exercises will be held
:nes!ay morning, April it.
he seniors that will receive di
re as lonows:
.innlton M. Akers, T. L. Bramlett,
i's Howard Bryson, Sam Cabe.
le K. Canm. Wilburn A. lam"
Ernest H. Carver,
lis AOiana r tfFKUbun,-. .
ncis, Harold Henderson Haynes,
llclniick, Robert HoweU, James
ten Howell, Jr., William Fred-
k Jones, Carol Owen Janes. ,
Icnii Massey, Marcus McLracKen,
ierick R. Moody, Willard I..
dv, tcertificate) William S. l're-
. Carl R. RatclirT, Jack Harrison
Icr, Sam Stringfield, Jr., Carl G.
uth Isabelle Allen, Flora Annie
... T .. 1 I
n, lieraiiiine uriggs, isene
it, Frances Lthel Burgin Katri
Rebccca '.Calhoun Iris Kster
(t'ontinued on back page)
ank Davis Enters
lie of the youngest candidates to
irance so far is Frank Davisj who
imnced he was a eandidatie for
tmissioner. Mr. Davis is a promi
t farmer and cattle raiser in the
Duff section of the county. He
educated at the Western Notth
folina Teachers College at Cullo
fc. After finishing school there he
trht school for two year3 in this
pus is Mr. Davis's first time as a
Jdidate, although he has been an
fve member of the Democratic
lr. Davis has many friends in the
ity, especially among the younger
tens. He was born and reared in
Iron Duff community,
le stated that he favored the strict
economy for the county govern
&t, and if elected would strive to
that economy was used He is a
"ber of the Junior Order and
Unta of Pythias.
"Jiette Galloway, 16
Dies At Local Hospital
ajette Gallowoy, 16, local school
, died at the Haywood County hos
P late Saturday morning after be
irashed there with a ruptured ap-
pneral 6ervicpg were held Sunday
!nioon and interment was made at
Batchff Cove Cemetery
oe hved with her aunt'and uncle,
anl Mrs. Sam Galloway, her par
J died two years ago. Mr.
F Mrs. Galloway were her only
lives, except two sisters. Edna
p it's County
5 Fit to print
It will be in
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OUT FOR CONGRESS
l. J. GII.KKY. OF MARION
The latest candidate to announce
fur Di-niut ratie nominal ion u con
gress from the 11th Congressional
Triplets Born In
The stork made an unusual visit
to Haywood County Tuesday morn
ing. He left triplets at the home
of Mr and Mrs, Frank Massey, of
the Pigeon community. The trio
was two boys and a girl. The girl
died Tuesday afternoon. The boys
and mother are doing nieely, ac
cording to Dr. Medford, of Clyde,
in a telephone communication with
this paper just before going lo
The babies weighed four pounds
each There are two other boys
in the family, one 9 and (3.
The funeral for the little girl
was held Wednesday afternoon at
Clean Up Campaign
Put On By Business
Firms Of Waynesville
It Is Pointed Out That Now
Is Opportune Time To
Clean Up, Paint Up
lii connection with the policy of the
city officials to clean up and put "on
a. better appearance in the city, seve
ral merchants and business men are
advertising this week specials on clean
up, paint up and repair needs.
It was pointed out that now is the
time to make necessary repairs and
build, while paint and labor are
at lower levels than they have been
for years. -
Building contractors state that now
while the weather is suitable is the
best time of the year to build and do
repair work. The merchants and busi
ness houses have made special prices
for this campaign and it will be money
saved to read their advertisements in
this paper this week and patronize
Those taking part are:
(Abel's Garage, Junaluska Supply
Co., Massie Department Store, Martin
Electric Co., People's Supply Co., (for
merly Hyatt & Co.), Weaver Gardens,
Earnest L. Withers Insurance Agency,
Denton's Hardware Co., Cherokee Auto
Co j C. B. Russell, paint contractor,
Mizell Sales and Service, and Waynes-1
ville Laundry. ;
W. H. Henderson
W. H. Henderson, present member
of the board of commissioners is mak
ing his formal announcement this
week that he is a candidate for re
election for nomination to that board.
Mr. Henderson has served several
terms as commissioner and takes pride
in saying that he was a member of the
board that built the county home and
also when the county was entirely
free from debt.
Mr. Henderson is a successful farm
er and lives near Canton. He has for
years been active in the political af
the county. He is a leader
the Democrats. He is offering '
his record as commissioner to guide '
the voters m the June primary, ne
said he was for the people of the coun
ty at large and u re-elected would
serve to the best of his ability.
J. Q. GILKEY, OF ! EHRINGIIAUS TO
MARION, CANDI- I SPEAK HERE TO
! DATE, CO.XGRESSj NIGHT AT 8 P. 31.
! Sets Forth His Platform In I Candidate For G ovcr.no r
This Week's Issue. ; States That He Will He
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Mrs. Thaekston Is
Buried Here Lust
Wife Of Dr. Thaekston,,
Druggist, Passes Away i
Friday At Hospital
KuiK.ral service's for Mrs. 1. 11.
Thaekston, who died suddenly .last
Friday morning as a result of pneu
monia following a slight attack of the
tlu, were held at the First Methodist
church of Waynesville, Saturday af
ternoon at 2:01) o'clock. The hundreds
of people who filled the large church
auditorium to capacity attested th
love and esteem in which the deceased
was held by every one in the city.
Tho service was conducted by Rev.
Watson O. Goode, pastor of the
church, and Dr. Lon B. Hayes, pre
siding elder of the Waynesville dis
trict. Interment was in 'Green Hill
cemetery, where the mound of earth
marking her last earthly resting
place was completely covered with the
most beautiful and profuse floral of
fering ever seen in this city, all oi
which had come from friends far and
near as unspoken tributes of love and
expressions of sympathy deeper than
could be spoken. They were placed
by loving hands of those women and
girls with whom she had been so con
stantly and intimately associated for
'.Mrs.' Thaekston 's 'passing.- was a
shock to the entire community.'" For
t Continued on page M)
Jarvis II. Allison Is
F o r Commissioner I
jarvis IL Allison, leading farmer
and dairyman of Ilaywood county an
nounced yesterday that he was a can
didate for the nomination and reelec
tion for county commissioner. This
is Air. Allison's first term as commis
sioner. He served for four years as
county welfare worker. Up to a few
years ago Mr. Allison taught school
in the county and did a little farming
after the school sessions, but his farm
ing duties and dairying increased un
til he gave Up teaching.
He is a native of Haywood, having
been born and reared in the Jonathan's
In stating his platform Mr. Allison
said most of all, he wanted to see an
even assestment of property for taxes
among the-people, and that each com
munity in the county should share
alike in the distribution of the tax
money. "I. intend to serve the county
as a whole and not cater to any par
ticular sectron, if elected.
Edwin Haynes Enters
Race For Register
Of Deeds Of County
In this issue will be found an an
nouncement by Edwin Haynes form
ally entering the race for Register of
Deeds in the Democratic primary on
Edwin, as his many friends know
him, has been for some time deputy
clerk of the Superior Court. Several
years ago,! when his father, Mr. C.
A. Haynes, thch clerk of the court,
became incapacitated on account of
illness, Edwin took Over the office
as assistant clerk and managed the
same for nearly two years. The
lawyers of the county say that he
made one of the most eificient clerks
of the court that the county ever had,
and approached the ability of his
father who was conceded to be one of
the best clerks in the state.
Mr. Haynes was educated at Way
nesville High School, Mars Hi'l Col
lege and Wake Forest Law School.
he is a Baptist ana unmarried, mis
friends are enthusiastic for his nom
ination, and it is generally said that
he would make a good Register of
J. c. i;
Khriiijrhaus, candidate tvi
governor, is slated to. speak here to
nifht at tl'.e court house at 8 o'clock.
A laro erow, is expected to be pii s
ent to hear .Mr. Klirinjrhaus.
Mr. ! hri::.trh:uis made a stateir.ei.
last week in lUileiirh that has :musvd
curiosity of local voters. lie
stated that lie would be .North Car
olina's next iroveinor, and i'ave his
iv.iso'i far lie, h'irine: : :.e,- :. oii.d
AecordiiiL," to i,'s.: :v: its Mr.
Khnn.u'liau.-v has ; aine,l, li.ui. a irenrt li
iurmjr tlio last week, ami mainly In-
o.lli l' li! Ills .- jiee-v lie- '.!!!, 1 j;,' ,'o i ;' .1
;-:ati .' with i liieli he h.. ;i !.-(
hi- 1 a 111 :-t ; v. ! 1 .
lie conies to Way nesvillo under the
auspices of the Younj;4 Peoples lK'ino
eiatic Clubs of Xorth Carolina.
;50 Govs Sign For
i-II Club Work In
An Increase Of Over 20 Per
Cent. Many Projects
Planned For Boys.
( lab enrollment has been
for li(i!2 in Haywood
le lneinliersiiin has in-
: 1 1 1 1 l.o
ei'eased 20 per cent over TiKil, this
year .'SoO boys have signed up to tin
iiertake a project and keep a record.
The largest, chili is b'ines .Creek
with an enrollriier.it of 100 boys. Jon
nthan's Cret'k is second With Tid boys,
though Heaverdani township with
lieaverdam and Morning Star boys to
get her have (ill. Bethel, Clyde, and
Crabtiee are all between ot) and 40,
while Cruso and Iron Dull' are. be
tween 20 and dO.
Most of the increase in membership
is in the enrollment for corn pro
jects. T he season was unusually
favorable last year and the Haywood
boys won three state prizes.
.The. clubs and -their organization
lietlu I (Tub-- ('has. Rogers, Presi
dent; Hubert Pless, Vice President;
Howard Stanuy, Secretary; adult
leader to be elected. Squad No. I.
Maurice Kyans. leader; Squad No. 2,
Joe Cathey, leader; Squad No, :l,
Henry Justice, leader; Cruso Squad,
Ulus -Burnett, leader, and Paul (iro-
Continued on page S)
Chas. McCrarry An
nounces Himself For
Register O f Deeds
The third candidate to announce for
Register of Deeds is Chas. h. Mc
Crarry, of Fines Creek. He is a na
tive of the county, having been born
and reared in the Fines Creek com
munity. Ho was educated at Weaver
College and took a business course
after finishing college at Cecil's Busi
ness College in Asheville.
He has been a teacher in the county
for a number of years. He is now
engaged in farming and cattle rais
ing. He has always taken an active j ar
in politics, but this is his first time
He served over seas during the war.
After the war he joined the army of
occupation and remained in Germany
for a year after the armistice .was
Mr. McCrarry is an active member
of the fines Creek Methodist church
R. S. Coman Enters
Race For County
It. S. Coman, of Canton, announced
last week that he was a candidate
for tax collector, subject to the Demo
cratic party in the June primary.
Mr. Coman was born and reared in
this county and spent most of his
life as a farmer. lie has been voting
and working for the Democratic par
ty for 50 years. He takes his politics
seriously and believes he will be
nominated in June. He stated that he
did not have a'ny platform. Ii elected
he would serve the people as he would
like to be served, he said. He lived
at Lake Junaluska for a number of
years before moving to Canton.
Dr. Highsmith To Speak
At Fines Creek; Friday
Announcement was made yesterday
that Dr. J. Henry Highsmith, State
supervisor of high schools and ele
mentary schools will deliver the com
mencement address at the Fines Creek
High School Friday night at 8 o'clock.
Dr Highsmith is one of the best
known orators in the state and it is
expected that a large number from
Waynesville will drive out to hear
him Friday night.
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iUiptemi f raises tins ; il
tity Am Wait. Willie
; bo v isn here monciay
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J'hoto By Sherrill's Suna).
Kric II. I.ouw, of Capetown. South
Africa, who spent she weei.-end
here enjoying the many natural
advantages of Haywood eouiily
Prisoner Pulled 0(T
Fence By Other Con
victs While -'Escaping
One certain prisoner at-1 lie elate
prison camp at llazelwood will
know better next time he tries to
escape mt to climb the fence near
the mess hall of the cani).
Last week the cull of freedom
lured one prisoner to attempt to
scale the fence and lie was oil his
way to freedom when the cooks in
mess hall e.aw their follow mnri ami
went to his rescue, or rather to his
capture. They pulled him down
and notified the guards who imme
diately took .charge of the fence
All the cooks at the camp are
trustees, iind given the task of
being good prisoners for the in
fluence they have over other pris
oners Veterans To Hold
Monday Night, 18
Local Veterans To Vote On
Bonus Question. Clark
All world war vote! uns: of Waynes
ville and surrounding Country are
urged to be present at a special meet
ing of Haywood Post No. 17, un next
Monday night, April IHiIk
Post Commander J. 'Patrick, in
answer to a request of die Slate .Com
mander, has called this :losi to meet
at a victory, celebration-'of the mem
liership drive, and for the -very 'im
portant purpose of voting on the im
mediate payment of the adjusted corn-,
A special program of entertainment
lias .been arranged, with ivir. J nomas
Claik, of Hendersonville as principal
speaker. "If you are a Veteran of
the World War, and the holder' of a
'Bonus' -certificate;', you will do your
self and family a real ' injury utiles:
you support this meeting with
presence," officials of the local
said. - .
The program is as follows:
I'ost convenes in regular '.order
8:00 p. m.
Introduction of the speaker by Hon
J. Harden Howell.
Victory address by Mr. Thomas
Music, (old time string) by a Way
nesville string band.
Open discussion of payment by the
present Congress, of adjusted service
certificates, in full.
Ballot by Post No. 47 on bonus pay
ment. .; ''
. Business. - -
Music, followed by adjournment.
"All war veterans, ladies - eligible
for the Auxiliary, and all other parties
interested in this important matter
are seriously urged to attend this
meeting," D4 D. Alley, publicity chair
BOYD ATTENDS TRUSTEE MEET
J. R. Boyd attended a meeting of
the trustees of the State Hospital at
Morganton last Thursday. Mrv Boyi
has been a trustee of that institution
for a number of years.
This is Mr. Boyd's 11th year as
trustee of the Morganton institution.
He has been appointed by three dif
Ambassaor From S.
Willi Climate, Here
Says He Would Like To
Make This His Home
Next To Africa
"I am very much impressed with tho
beauty of VVaynesvillo and Western
North Carolina. I have heard many
things about this part of (he country
during mv stay in Washington, and I
decided to come and see for myself,
i 1 have been particularly iniprcspd
with the bracing climate'' is the wav
! Ivric II. Loiiw, nf Capetown, South
. Africa, minister jdeiti jiotentary of the
1 ' n ion of-South Ai'iieii to the Pnited
egnn an interview with the
editor of I he .Mountaineer Monday
morning just, a few minutes holoro he
loll avnesville alter ' -spending tho
week-end hero at the VVaynesvillo
Mr. and Mis. l.ouw l ,d here On
their return irip lioni Morula whole
they spent several davs. Tliev were
Thov left, -hero lor- Franklin and
I their intention was to go from Frank
lm to Hendersonville and from thoro
to Asheville ami then on to Washing.
- ton Ho regretted that ho dij not have
-more time to spend here but lie had
a speaking engagement to fill in Wash,
He stated that he intended lo come
to Waynesville again in tho near fu
ture and that he hoped ho would tn-
I counter better weather next lime
'Sunday -' afternoon Mr. and Mrs.
I,ouw .drove out to I toll wood and up
tho Jonathan's Creek road for a few
miles. They were both delighted with
tho magnificent scenery that section
of tho county affords
He compared thm country with his
country. 'The' mountains in South
Africa aro more ragged and rocky
than tho ones in Western North
Carolina. '1 he mountains here afford
moro of an ever-changing scenery than
does ours," he said
"One thing that I have been im
pressed with is the farms throughout
this section, and especially the .orchards.'-
I am somewhat .of a. fruit
grower mvsell, ;;ltlioii.'li I am more
particularly .interested i'1 peaches...
In South Africa we grow the finest,
juiciest, best flavored pea'.h in the
world. The sun shines there all year
anil that puts in the added flavor."
lie was asked how he would like to
make V estern North Carolina his
home With a smile, he replied,
"Well, if 1 were deprived ol living
in South Africa 1 would consider this
part of the United States very se
riouslv. Il is verv attractive ami I
e n't i;e" why anyone wouldn't be
iooto than satisfied to live hero."
Mr. l.ouw has. been in Washington
for two and a half years'. He likes
Vv'aslirtijrfoii and the A inerican people.
Before representing his country at
Washington lie. was ambassador, to
jvilgland and in he was head of
tie.', itelcgal inn from South Africa to
the League, .(if Nations at (ieneva,
.Mr. louw is Dutch, but speaks
Ln;rlish splendidly;' He is very easy
to understand, iilthough he has, nat
urally, as-little.-different accent from
Amei leans, 'i o meet Mr. IiOUW on
the st,ri;i't .one would not lake him to ,
be an ambassador, lie drosses as a
young business rnen. .. . .
.Mr. and Mrs. Louw have two hoys, :
12 . and 7, . who are attending school !
in South - Africa. .
Asbury Howell Is
Asburv Howell announced Monday
that he was a candidate for county
commissioner.. This is not a new of-,
fice tor Mr. .Howell, as he has served
10 years as commissioner of this coun
ty He served 0 years at one time and .
4 years at another.
He w;i born and reared in the ;
county and has been a successful ,
farmer of the Jonathan's Creek sec
tion.':;; ,v, ' ' .' j
He has always taken a prominent
part. in politics and even when not,
a candidate for ollice has worked un- n
tiring for the party that he has faith-
"I am for saving all that I can for 15
the citizens of the county," he said. ,1
Mr. Howell -has a large farm on i
Jonathan's Creek. ,
QUITE ODD ISN'T IT? I
The graduating class of tho Fines ,
Creek High School is composed of.
seven bov3 and three gins, mis?
it was pointed out, is rather odd, for ,
more boys than girls to graduate. ;!
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