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!1us More Paid-in-Advance Subnb.-rs In Haywood County Than Alt Weekly Xewspapers Combined
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1932
;nr Order To
id Special Ser-
, ;ce Here sunaay
Lodges ot uouiuj niu
t Baptist unurt-H,
r. M-eU No. 373 Jr. 0.
lVl,-.irate the 78th anni-
... u o" k"1 "r-
')::) Sunday afternoon,
; i'ir-t Baptist church
;,t,. religious services,
y I consist of appro
'; . a sermon by Rev.
' ; ii-tor of the Presby-
C'vde and Woodrow
(.jn in the services. The
. requests the pres-.,.i....-
-.- m:VV nieniuers ui wic
'.' i ,' -y.-fh choirs si" car.
1 l" . i. : i i
Kli! to ne pieeiiL auu
Watch Your Step; Tomor
row Is Friday, 13th
To Head Board
The most dreaded day in ;h. year ,
;:U r; , : : . Wrenn Elected
onio arc nu-iined o beuee ikai it is
a iucw uav. v u e i h.i- '. l
pass on Fridays that fall on the' 13th. U ' . , , . ,
v, in . ,.,.,. , i bemi Annual Junior Order
occur in 1132. Several 13's fall on I
Tl-t." s. ;iy :'.ii, S'iixurday. I.ui iurtim- '
ately ( r unfortunately, just which tvtr !
w.y you believe, it misses Friday.
i i ..a uii- j.;tn. a.s :
is one 'd' the old.-st of aU
garding b;vl iu-k. ;.-.! r
W!t!l ;ilo t!l:i' -f , niimt 1 "
i" i i- .. ... ,.(. . r
Native of Waynesville Ap
pointed to River Commission.
Li e I
Gathering Held At
i-il. ,W. W.- ; v.:- .'
m engineer at
.i.rle.i ri'ivlay !iy the 1 resi-
he a number and president of
:;;! river commission, ac
g '. news received from V;ih-
Announce Formal Opening Of
Lake Junaiuska On June 10th
let . nil 1
- w:t : 1
ans ui ruicis
Irs io nave organi
zation In Waynesville
.started on I"i i.lay ;,
same day, that the
"ve t wear n. put. tin ,'. v,i rai e
lief, aiming those tak nj; such id'oar.
to heart, is that Fr;iij y is naturally
a haid-lncl. v ni:ihi!ijt !'
adding to it, 13..
T.) others the oi.'.'-iiur j:j seems to
the lucki"si ;!f i uuinher.-:. Si-iv.e
i-iterestins facts that have been jtiver.
about "old nuirboy . !" were i. .!..
lecurded in ;u.:ioii;il pulica; e:i as
Wives of officials at Wasninpton
have repeatedly shown a disinclina
tion to participate in social affairs
marked by the presence of 13 guest
or otherwise connected with that sup
posedly fatal ligure, even when Mrs.
Hoover has been present.
But Washington women are not the
only ones superstitious. For instance,
i' i. i a
;c ; eojioUi
neat organization -of a Hay
liinty .post of the Veterans of
Wars ot the urntea oxaxes
d to he accomptusnea r naay
13, at a meetinjr to be
CantAn in the town hall at
f A rmmhpr Clf HavWMW
have already signed up asl au .J,,a"J' U1"1UV ,eu Hml,""e woimts
i cr mticei - electt
diti.ct deputy. vUjr;
a:;', in ; set i tai y-trt
":::?hl.r, .i A-h
Jack 'e: :, .i! ( hv
I: M. Harris. . i i; : ,
tine!. ( n'enu.r, Vorl.-f V.'o.kIiv.w; war-
iMi. 1', t?. Shields, of Ti;.
eli:ip:..r.l, il. 1. UeeVes. of !.
'The !iew nilicers wii: be iri
Auiui-t. The i!eci-i in was i
ho! : -::u- next se:ni-annu.il
w.;h Htht 1 ccuncil, en
day hi 1 uA't; at We.h w
'' Mr: :
- :i aw.l 1
id ii'ltf H'l
. -!t .-
: :a ry
H. .i aeo
i in ay
I. -vt AHVf
.., !.e ! to
el the Ao ,
I'r.ini the United
readonly at West
. .-.! litis. -was ap
. ;, r-(".er.era! in the
'. i : nianent
!. () n' "..,'neer in
in lli'JO. He was re-
dist inii'aihed ser-
(leiural .l.ihn J. Fer
ieuuiis serviee-s in the
id was awai Ad the
D. A. V. Will Have A j F!,")d, Glles,At ,
Special Meeting To-; Lake Are Closed
nignt, Masonic iiauj IuiauaJ b
The l)iablod"Te7ns will have a Lake Is Expected To Re Fill
special meeting toniuln at the Mason- 0(J Within Three Weeks,
U" leniple for the pui'pu e of further-' , t-v jo
hi ir plans for the comn;.; stau con- living in aiiii-u onitr
yention of their oritani.auon, which November
y.i. "una ui tins euy . i;iy i aim
at the Coidon Hotil.
Advance reservations indicate that
approximately 'JU or moi delegate'
fnvm every section of tin. stale, will
be represented at the; convention.
The local cliapter of the org-aniza-tion
is makin,; elalierate (nans
t:ho convention and have arranfred an
interesting two-day program for the
numbers of the local post of
Gold Cheveron Orgamza-
a lai ere number of vets are
to turn out for this meeting.
E. Bennett of Winston-Salem,
Staff Department of North
V. F. W, will be here to
the unit. The Veterans of
Wars of the U. S. is cornipos-
lea who nave iougnt America s
fareipm soil or in hostile
nd is the oldest major veterabi
btion having been organized
teiuiett, sa'd today that . the
'ide campaign being sponsored
Veterans of Foreign Wars in
sf immediate cash payment of
lius is rapidly nearing a cli-
(ts "effect is already being felt
aJigton with every member of
use of Representatives and
flooded with letters from vet-1
m their friends back home,
(its of the poll of Congress-
is senators thus far, declares
inert, "create a bright outlook
orable action. However, the
lan.is bitter and nothing will
m in this hirht for cash mv.
Itil an actual vote is taken in
versea veterans of Haywood
no aesire to become charter
s W the local nost. onA nsaist.
F.A. in its fight for payment
bonus and other legislative
s are requested to attend the
I Monday . evening at 8:00
Unton in the town hall.
J, Rates As Leadiner
Salesman For Gas Co.
allowing complimentary re
taken irom the Central Pub
ce System Ncwi
Nr "O, .lllivu B
'n several ritioa in ih
h i resides in Asheville one Sid-
am ana certainly from the
s toy nerfnrmci Vio m,4.
'.Peppei Martin.; Evidently
Plenty of pepper from the
obtains. CW Haw ' SHnm
four ranges and an au-
""er neater. Five days la
lartin steDned oiit hhh oM
P ranges in one day. There's
iur tne rest of you Ace
I m?n to shoot at"
"rtin's frienHa Vio 1
rfad these words of praise.
remembered as having
"'sn school in U'tmi.n;ti.
Jl years ago and hav
4 four years at Duke Uni
i ine Deriart.mor,t f tti-;
l eermg. IU is iho Rnn of
an. E. p. Martin, of Way-
p Sale Saturday
and , " ii'PPs is
til '""nager, is 'haviAc- its
' Mr H;beginning Satur3ay
r-tt ,y, siatea tnat ne
f making. pians f or , months
ttelumt.are being offered
. le' hich ar PTnlninpH
;ffl?'.4'M5 of this
Piile ' pent a few days
3t. P. r eeK ociore go-
Snnu r ll,riaa to at-
oum Baptist Conven-
ODject to wearing trie iiumuer i ti
the Childs restaurant chain is one
business which has banned those
As for the men Victor Hugo and
some other notables had such antip
athy to 13 that they refused to sit
down at table where there were that
many present. Not long ago a French
cabinet officer, in entertaining Andrew
W. Mellon, discovered with alarm that
13 Were present and hastily summon
ed his wife to sit in at,the stag affair.
Prime de Rivera was said to have
been doomed by 13. His name was
composed of 13 letters, and he set out
to save the reign of Alfonso the 13th
on the 13th of September. He ap
pointed 13 ministers and died under
a combination of 13 accidents. Captain
Frank Hawks, who recently "cracked
up," carried license No. 1313 and tlew
ship No. 13. In Paris no houses bear
the number 13. In that city there are
people known as iourteeners" who
are paid for making 14 at a table in
an emergency. The Brit sh have emit
ted the hoodoo number for the auto
tags. The Italians ban it in lotteries
and the new Turkish republic has
dropped it from its vocabulary, Even
the abougines of Mexico and Central
America abhor the number. The an
cient Hindus, ton, disliked it.
In our own country many great of
fice buildings have no 13th ioor and
most hotels number the 13th room
12-A or pass the figure altogether.
Railroads and steamship lines report
that travel is lightest on the 13th of
the month. Friaays couplet with the
dread 13 have played a part in the
dark : days of history, with special
reference to wars and the stock ex
The hoodo about 13 has been trac
ed to the Last Supper, and even be
But, take the word of The 13 Club
of Washintrton for it. 13 is not so had
after all. It will be remembered that
Kimr Louis the 13th of France made
his title consist of 13 letters and select
ed the 13th of the months for im
portant steps. Representative Lud
low of Indiana also finds 13 a lucky
number. The famous expior?r -Van-sen
started for the artic on the 13th
with 13 men and returned to civli-
zation on the 13th to be the 13th guest
at a dinner party on Friday the 13th.
The custom of the bridegroom giv
ing the bride 13 pieces of gold is still
Observed in some Latn countries.
Some authors think there is such good
luck in 13 that they try to have their
published works first appear on the
13th. Richard Wagner, who had w,
letters in his name and was born in
1813, finished and performed many of
his pieces on the 13th of the month.
General Pershing -was born on the
13th and arrived in France on the
13th.- ' : ''".,,: '
And. last, blit not least., our republic
started with 13 states, our first flag
13 stars and 13 stripes, John i aui
Jones's name contained Is letters.
Admiral Perry's victory on J.ake i-ne
occurred on the 13th, the Star? and
Strinpa were raised over Fort Sumter
on the 13th. the first word over the
Atlantic cable was sent On th 13th,
our national motto has 13 letters arid
our national seal has 13 letters in its
wording. 13 feathers in the eagle s
tail, 13 long feathers in each wing,
13 arrow in one claw, 13 leaves in the
branch "held by the '"other, .13, letter
on the ribbon in the bird's mouth, Id
stars on theeagle's shield and 13 stars
on the other side. . . " ,
But enough! Sufficient to say that
no one is yet on record as having de
clined 13 cents in change - a rift 113
or a salary increase of ?1,300 a. jear,
even if offered on a Friday the 13th.
ICE CREAM SUPPER
The Ladies Auxiliary of the D. A.
V. of the World War, will ffive an ice
cream supper at Vaughan Bhinehart 3
Filling Station, near Satmook, on Sat.
urday night, May 14, at 7:30 p. m.
Si.fy-;ivi delegate', rirrt-.-cnting lt
cdureds, at;en,!e I the meet.-ic The
elegates weu .from the k 'lowing
counties in the instri.-t: I'.inn-t.mlv.
Il-ywe;- !. "Trausylvaii:;:. Mad;--. 'n. 'a;-...
IV.):. -i"!;e ..delegates 'fr..-.i V,'ayt.e
viile were: A. Avringtcti, Y. f,Me
hatTiy and J. T.. Bridges.
Mrs. John Hall, Jr.,.'
Wins Sentence Prize
Horace C. Ferguson
Out For Register Of
Deeds For This County
Horace C. Ferguson, welkknown in
the county announced this week that
he was a candidate for Register f
Deeds of .this county. Mr. Ferguson
has been an active worker in the
Democratic party for (many year?,
He is one of the largest buyers of
cattle in the country, and a snocessful
Mr. Ferguson state! that if tlwted
he would do his best to fulfill the
wishes cf the. voters of the -county.
R. T. Fountain Will
Speak Here Saturday
Announcement was made today
that Richard T. Fountain, candidate
lor Governor .of '.this state will speak
at the court house (Masonic Temple)
in Saturday afternoon at 2 p. m.
lie w il also speaK again, that night at
S o'clock at the high school in Canton.
Haywood county has been consider
ed a "Fountain county" for . several
months, and a large crowd is expected
to hear him both times Saturday.
According to reports ir.m Raleigh
during the past . few weeks Foun
tain is gaining groui.d e rr hhrjngliau'ti,
who has been a stronv -contender' for
Mrs. T. Neil Johnson
To Speak At Baptist
Church Sunday Morning
In the absence of Rev. H. W. Bau
cmn; "pastor of . the First Bapt ist,
church here,, who is attending the
Baptist Convention in St.. Petersburg,
-Mrs.' T. Neil Johnson, ' f Shanghai,
China,, will deliver an, address at the
morning worship Sunday -morning;
Rev. Albert .New, rector of the local
Episcopal church, wii preach at the
evening sendee. The public is cor
dially invited to attend both services.
The sci.tcMvre contest that was run
im this paper last week created much
interest and quite a number of ane
weres were submitted. Several ans
w rs were made in the form of a small
booklet, while others used other meth
ods of proving that their ideas were
original. The judges finally -decided
that the answer sent in by Mrs. John
Hall, Jr , was the most original, neat
est, and aW correct.
Mrs. Hall's answer was made on a
sheet of cardboard with the sentence,
"When looking for bargains try Way
nesville Merchants first," cut from the
taTds that were used in making up
the .eentence. The words were cut in
the shape of arrows and followed each
other in order of their appearance in
the sentence. Around this sentence,
which was arranged in an arch diape,
three colors of thread was used to
make an artistic border around the
cardboard. This answer showed that
much tinw was used and the idea was
The contest was staged in connec
tion With the second trade event stag
ed by -local merchants. Many shop
ptrs tool: advantage of the many bar
gains offered last Friday and Sat
urday. One merchant participating
stated that he had the best business
t-ince Christmas, which indicates that
the merchants and custumers benefit
ed from the event.
The five dollar prize was donated
by The Mountaineer.
Henry Hardware Stock
Will Be Placed On Sale
Saturday Morning Here
T. R. McCIure, Former
Citizen Here, Dies
At Home In Dayton
Last Monday morning E. B. MoClure
received news that his brother, T. R.
McCIure, of Dayton, Ohio, had died
at his home there.
The deceased better known as Tom,,
spent his boyhood days in Waynesville
and Haywood county, where he made
many friends, who will regret to hear
of his untimely death.
He is also survived by four other
brothers, Wr. IL: John R.; James R.;
and Claud, all of Hazel wood.
The bankrupt stock of the Henry
Hardware Co., Inc.. will be placed on
tale to the public Saturday morning.
May 14, at the same location at the
Depot, according to an annoulncement
in the advertising columns of this
paper this week.
The hardware firm went into the
hands of a receiver week before last,
and Mr. H. D. Omohundro, of Ashe
vjlie was named receiver. It was
t umghi first that the stock would be
sold .n bulk, but it: will be retailed to
the public at great reduction, it jvaa
The stock consisted of farming im
pliments, paints, builders supplies and
a general line of modern hardware.
The store will be opened at 8 a. m.
Saturday morning. Those in charge
stated that every article would be
marked in plain figures.
Summer School Will
Begin Here Monday
(I!. 1). Bunn, Superintendent)
We stated in last week's issue of
The Mountaineer that those who were
interested in making up work under
a special coach should do so liy taking
thirty hours work, in the class room,
followed or proceeded bv a study Pe
riod under the supervision of the teach
er. Those who huve failed on only one
half units work nuch as Arithmetic
or first year'a Algebra may receive
credit for fifteen hours Work. The
uniform price for this coaching work
will bo $10.00 per pupil for the. thirty
hours, one-half of which should be
paid in advance and the remainder
when the work is one-half completed.
There will' probably l6 just a few
who wish to do this work and it is
presumed they will go for conscien
tious etudys The Central Elementary
building will bo used and the same
Will be open from nine to twelve
o'clock, beginning next Monday, May
10. The teachers in charge will have
full authority to ask any pupil to with
draw at anytime she deems it wise
I would like to state again that pu
pils who have failed on the niaioritv
of their subjects should not attempt
under any circumstances to make the
grade during the summer. Those fail
ing on the majority will bo required
to take the ume work over again.
Make arrangements with your teacher
to meet you at the time designated if
you wish to take the work beginning
Monday of next week.
EXPECTED THIS YEA. .
Summer School Enrollment,
For Out-Of -State Pupils
Scheduled For June 13th.
Mexican Bean Beetle
May Cause Damage
Indications are that all kinds of
insects will be on hand to make the
life of North Carolina farmers mis
erable this year. Predictions are
that there will be more codling moths
to affect the appe crop; more boll i
weevil to affect the cotton crop; more
worms for the peaenes an i ne
H. Brarmon, extension entomologist
at State College, predicts a heaVv n. -,.,.
infestation of the Mexican Bean I ' ... ..
Beetle to attack the snap and Iviit-r- "r. K. 1 . .Walker ot tne vaynes-
villu rresbyteiian unurcn win preacn
Sunday night. June 20. Dr. W. H.
Baueoin of the Waynesville Baptist
Church will preach Sunday night July
Among the Bishops of the Metho-
tion is severe, all parts of the plant (dkst Episcopal Church, South, who will
Lake Junaiuska, the 2,rii aero Lake,
three miles from Waynesville, is now
being tilled. The largo gate, closing
the opening in the dam, was lowered
into placP Tuesday morning. Within
a few hours the bed ot the lower Lake
near the dam was covered with water.
It is predicted that it will take threes
weeks for the Luke to till. Boating
bathing and water sports will be car
tied on as usual, and it is predicted
that the Lake will be .. 'o !'c beauti
ful than ever since the chores of the
Lake have been cleared of debris- dur
ing the period -it was-dry. Much of
the dirt in the Upper lake which had
settled there since the Lake was last
drained in 192-1 was washed out by tho
The .official opening of I'u.-li.'-JrJ seas
on will take place on June 10th when
th,i .students in the Summer School
from Haywood County will register.
Studint-s outside the state will regist
er on Monday, June 13. Reservations
in the Summer School have already
been received from students in Ten
nessee, West .-Virginia, Georgia, Flori
da, Alabama, South Curolina. and
North Carolina. Dr. B. G. Childs of
Duke University, will again be the
Saturday evening, June 18th, at 8.
o'clock, in the large open-air auditor
ium, t'n' Waynesville Music Club will
Compliment the Summer School stu
dents with a concert. The first sermon
of the 11'32 season will bo delivered
by Dr. L. B. Ifayes, popular Presiding
Elder of the Waynesville District, at
11a. in., Sunday, June )!). At H o'clock
of the same day Dr. Albert New, of
the Waynesville Episcopal Church, will
deliver a sermon to a congregation
made up of representatives of all
churches in Haywood county. At the
May .meeting of the Pastor's Associa
tion of Haywood County it was voted
unanimously that all pastors where
feasible would call off their services
for Sunday night June 111.
An interesting feature during the
11)32 season will be the Odd lashioned
Spelling Bee which will be conducted
Saturday, July 2, It may' be neces
sary to continue the Spelling' Bee on
Monday, July 4, The trustees of tho
Assembly are offering a budding lot
at fjake Junaiuska to the winner of
bean crop of the State.
Mr. Brannon says the bean beetle
feeds on the underside of -the Loan
leaves and frequently one can find
both larvae and aduits at v. iriv on
the tender foliaire. Where infesta
Lyda W. Hall Decides
Not To Run For Sheriff
Lyd-i W. Hall, who had had under
ayvisement whether or pot to enter
the June primary for the Democratic
nomination for the office of sheriff of
Haywood county, has decided not to
rake the race.
DO NpT WORRY- "
Eat three square meals a day say your pray
ersbe courteous to your creditors keep
" your digestion 'good exercise go slow and
go easy Maybe there are some other things
that your special case requires to make you
happy, but, my friend, these I reckon will give
you a good life.
' ; : -;: V.:',-. : " A.XINCOLN j'.:
are eaten ana it noes not taKe -long
for a crop to lie destroyed.
Because the bean plant is tender,
it is eaisly injured by poisons which
are too strong, therefore Mr. L'run-
non recommends magnesium arsenal:
spray as the best control. This kills
the beetles and does not hui V f e
beans. For the small garden patch,
fine level teaspoonf ul of the magne
sium arsenate to three gillons oi
water will make a good spray. Where
the beans are grown in large acre
ages the solution is best made by mix
ing one pound of the magnesium ar
senate to 50 gallons of water and ap
plying at the rate of 90 to 100 gal
lons an acre.
Spraying should begin wht-r: ths
beetles are first found in the. Held
Where the pests are numerous, this
should be continued every we -k ar ten
days. Often three or four applica
tions are necessary, but usuiiJy two
careful sprays will do for snap bears.
Butter beans require, more -..it tent on. I
When the beans have boon picked,
n'ow them under so tnat they will not
become breeding places for other gen
erations of the beetles, recommends
Mrs. Kellett will meet at the Cen
tral Elementary school, on Monday
morning, May 16, at nino o'clock
pupils interested in summer school
work. Those who wish to take high
school mathematics or English or
upper grammar grade work will bring
texts for assignments. Hours will be
arranged for classes.
If pupils wish to take lower gram
mar work they may enquire regard
ing a suitable teacher. Any assist
ance possible will be given.
appear on the platform at Lake Juna
iuska this summer are:
Bishop Warren A. Candler, Senior
Bishop, of Atlanta, Ga.
Bishop E. D. Moukoii, of Charlotte,
Bishop W. F. McMurry, Fayette,
Bishop W. N Ainsworth, Birming
Bishop II. W. DuBose, of Nashville,
Duke Day will be oberved on Moin
day, July 18. Dr. V. P. l ew, Coach
Wallace Wade, and others will speak
at the banquet and at the services in
the auditorium on this day.
Prof. Andrew Hemphill, of Birming-ham-Souhern
Alal, will be in charge of music dur
ing the 1932 season. Prof. Hemphill
was for (five years in charge of the
quartet amd chorus at Lake Junaiuska,
and his many friends will welcome
him back. lie will give private les
sons in voice.
Prof Walter Von Brock of the Ashe
ville Public Schools will direct the
band and orchestra. He and his as
sistants will give private lessons in
all wind and string instruments.
The following named persons have
already arrived at Lake Junaiuska
for the season:
Mr. and Mrs. H. E, Adams Tampa,
Fla. Mrs Dumas and Mrs. Kunbrough
of Talladega, Ala. Mr. and Mrs. Fair
brother of Canton, N. C.
The following among others have
engaged cottages for the season:
Dr. and Mrs. H. L, Blomquist, Duke
University, Durham, N. C. Dr. and
Mrs. B. G. Childs, Duke University,
Durham, N. C. Dr. and Mrs. II. E.
Myers, Duke University, Durham, N.
C. Dr. and Mrs. Weems of Korea.
Mr. F. D. Jackson, Tarboro, N. C.