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w Mortr giid-In-Advance Subscribers In Haywood County Than All Weekly Se us papers Combined
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1932
Of c Gap
... r. '
terest In Welfare Work
Increasing Here Rapidly
Vciprial Association is
.nployment of Welfare
Worker six Morons
c. ..niimcnh for a central
ity organiotion and a isyste-
way of caring ior me uiuuhu
this winter is steadily increas
liomuAn,! ronntv. a survev con-
Li by this paper last week tended
f .mtstandine movements
tViia line was the adorj-
f a resolution by the Haywood
v Ministerial Association in
niiaii monthlv meeting Mon-
L.m(r wVipn the following1 res-
h was placed on their records:
k, the Ministerial Association
kywood County in session yc-
3 1932, go on record approving
ditorial of The Waynesville
nw nf Sentember 29. 1932.
kting a county welfare worker.
lei that there is imperative neea
lot the employment of a good
for at least six montns.
H. W. BAUCOM,
resident of the Association."
irmpral sentiment expressed
Wing the past few days is
rery day brings examples i an
; nature why an officer for this
ihould be employed.
lisi-iissinff thp mattpr Tuesday.
linent business man here stat
uesday noon a woman of nice
ance approached me .at my
md asked for some old clothes
lings that were to be given to
loor. Upon questioning tne
I found that shee lived
lison county and was here ask-
help because she could easily
uch. and most of the time eet
jpout bieng questioned." When
rcicuiar case was at mis cer
ore she had a lanre bundle
respmhlpH .lnfhinir that hart
Jonatcd to her by people of
w people who were questioned
the survey were against such
oment because they felt it
inprpflsA 'hyp! Hnf tl!fl 'urns
ltd to them and one citizen saw
itter from a new light and
ti sUDDort if tho pause. . In
fiication another citizen point-
mi iik iax rate wouiu ue
inctpnl iif 'ralaurl a o liia
would be paid partly by the
iwr cent; ana mat sucn a
to set aside amounts like $13,-
the Door os"h vpnf The t.av
p person said was five cents
fi count dc decreased to at least
he-half with the aid of a
the few opposed to the move
e heartily in favor of a cen-
pnty orK&nuation, -and urged
"(gallon between individuals
ed Cross, which is at pres-
pg much work along charity
Is suggsite-1 to the writer dur-
."vej tnat a mass meeting be
r the DUrilOKA rf (.romLmn
f3l Charif.V irirvnivatmn tn-
... -J vimuAnivu XV
" le and Haywood County.
"vumij nuout tnis can be an
at this time. ;
e.'the activities' for the im-
:'1 oi present methods of ad
ing t.3 the imor. woi wll
remarks made from the pul-
"y coming at the First
'rch by Rev. H. W. Baucom,
inat ne felt an organiza
i worker for this work was
tn Create noJ t ,
F 'his time.
rican Legion To
tall Officers On
xt Monday Night
ofl-yeste;day that the
ar .34 Monday night, Oc
at 1:30 fit thMascnla Tem-
1 fore the meting
e ?f nance is requested,
V Mr. Patrick -
officers are: - J." C.
SCtderTvand w- 5Urst
A d j i e new officers
!il?7 commander, D.
I liXta.n.tT,and finance of-
'ajor J. H. Howell, service
33,000 Acres Recently
Purchased For Park
Lands From Suncrest
Judge Sink Rules
In Favor Of First
First Mortgagees' Plea On
Assembly Real Estate
Finding justification in the petition
of the plea of the Mercantile-Commerce
Bank and Trust company, of
St. Louis, for permission of the court
to sell as first mortgages all the real
estate of the Lake Junaluska Meth
odist Assembly, Inc., Judge H. Hoyle
Sink, Friday presiding in chambers
granted the petition of the first mort
gages and allowed the petitioners to
go ahead with the sale.
Judge Sink heard the petition at
12, as presented by Merrimon, Adams
and Adams of Asheville representing
the Mercantile-lCommerce Bank and
Trust company. The motion was re
sisted by Joseph E. Johnson, Morgan,;
Stamey, and Ward of Waynesville, i
and' Jones and Ward of Asheville. and
T. A, Clark of Canton, representing
the creditors who petitioned for a re
ceivership last summer; and by Alley
and Alley, of Waynesville represent
ing tne assembly, and W. K. Francis,
representing the Junaluska Develop
The receiver was instructed to sell
all personal property belonging to the
corporation and auuly the proceeds
of the sale to the payment of all
claims against the corporation as far
as the funds would go. It was or
dered that the laborers and other em
ployees who had claims would have
priority in the payment o fthe funds
belonging to the corporation.
The second mortgage, the Junalus
ka Development company, composes
of the Rev. J. T. Mangum, the Rev.
R, E. Nollner, and A. E. Cole, the lat
ter of Charlotte, it is understood, will
come in for payment if the property
cells for enough to pay the claim of
$94,000 of the first mortgagee with
interest from March, 1932, and other
claims that legally come in before
It is understood that plans are be
ing formed, or will soon be, in or
der, to get the assembly out of its
tangles financially and will enable the
corporation to go forward with tne
work that has been going on here for
trior than twenty years.
Eleven Dairies In
County Ate Grade A
E. L. Hinton, county sanitary offi
cer, in making his quarterly report on
the rating of the dairies of the county
reported eleven grade "A" and nine
The daries were graded as follows:
(Wavnesville) Grade "A" Milk: ,
W. F. Swift.
J. E. Ferguson.
Jrrvis H. Allison.
W. C. McCracken.
S. J. Moody.
(Canton) Grade "A" Milk:
II. A. Osborne.
W. J. Smathcrs.
J. E. Henderson.
Worley & Clarke.
Mrs. J. K. Sellers.
(Waynesville) Grade "D" Milk:
' D. C. Turpin.
W. H. Burgin.
S. H. Keller.
E. T. Duckett.
(Canton) Grade "D" Milk:
W. M. Coman.
, T. L. Duckett.
s (Clyde) Grade "D" Milk:
Dr. H. B. Osborne.
J. L. Morgan..
Eastern Star Convention
Will Meet In Waynesville
For Their 1933 Meeting
The Eastern Star organization in
their district conference at Hender
sonrille recently, accepted the invi
tation to hold their 1933 conference
meeting in Waynesville next year.
The organization is one of the pop-
ular organizations oi us m "
section, ahd their convention usually
draws about 200 visitors to the city
where the meeting will be held.
It is understood that the local or
ganization will begin plans soon for
the entertainment of the visitors here
About 30,000 Of Amount
Purchased Are In Hay
wood. Two Tracts
Large Crowds Are
Expected At Fairs
An agreement was reached last
week between officials and bondholders
of the Suncrest Lumber company and
officials of the North Carolina State
Park Commission, whereby a price
ot Jfbuu.uuo will be paid for 33,000
acres of land belonging to the lumber
company, which will be included in the
Great Smoky Mountains National
About 30,000 of the 33,000 acres are
in Haywood county, and the remain'
der in Jackson county. The agree
ment settled a controversy over pur.
chase of the land that has been pend
ing for several months Two large
tracts remaining to bj purchased are
the Kavensford land and that belong
ing to the Byrd estate.
Details of the purchase Were con
sidered at ei meeting in Asheville last
Thursday and was attended by attorn
eys from the lumber company. Mark
Squirs, chairman of ,he park com
mission, and Dennisv' G. Brummitt,
stste attorney general of Raleigh.
Niswonger Tells 160
Farmers Best Way To
Store Irish Potatoes
The meetings held in the county
last week by Jas. L. Robiiihon, county
agent, and II. E. Niswonger, state ex
tension worker, were attended by
about 160 farmers and 4-H Club
boys who heard a discussion of the
best methods of storing Irish potatoes.
Mr. Niswonger gave 3 plans for
storing seed Irish potatoes, any one
of " which can be used at no expense,
except labor. He discussed different
ways to care for a few bushels or
thousands of bushels, all of
which were based on two principles.
First, keep an even temperature of
35 decrees and plenty o' ventilation,
especially during the first period of
Large Number Of Displays
Are To Be Featured
At Each Show
Final arrangements are being made
for the three community fairs which
will be held in Haywood county this
week-end, and leports reaching here
are to the effect that o large num
ber of exhibits will be on display at
all the fairs and also a larger number
of spectators are expected than at
any previous fairs.
The Beaverdam fair, which opens
Thursday at the Consolidated Bea
verdam Elementaiy school, will be
the first to get un lr way, followed
by the Crabtree fair on Friday and
the Saturday fair whan will be held
at the high school hc-iv, with Allen's
Cieek,- Katcliff (.'ovo, Jonathan's
Crtck, and DcIIwdjI and Waynesville
.Special -fcatuu's h a been arrang
ed for each fair '.his year. flu
iieavordam fair will feature live-at-hy.ue.
Each rarme:' ot the conimu
.iity will be given s.iaw in which lo
display things grown on his farm
during the past year.
The Crabtree fair will feature a
colt show and will also have the an
nui.l picnic dinner on the day of the
fair. This .picnic dinner is a stand
ing feature of the fair, it is said, and
most all the families of the commu
nity are expected to attend the fair
and bring a well-filled basket and
take part in the picnic.
The Waynesville fair will be a Com
petitive affair between the different
communities of the township who are
taking part in the displays. Much in
terest has been created among the
participants and a larger number of
displays than were at first figured on
will be featured.
The Bethel fair will be held later,
being slated for Friday, October 21.
The program committee of the Bethel
fair is now at work on the program
and promises it to be even better than
th? fair programs for which the Beth
el community is noted. Several in
u it-sting contests are being planned
and a large picnic dinner will also
be featured. Further announcements
regarding the Bethel fair will be
,'ivtn itt this paper next week.
J.as. L. Robinson, pourrty agent,
;cently made a trip into the sections
that wi'J furnish displays for thc
.airs this year, and he is of the
jpinion that the fairs this year will
ic ,nn improvement over last year's.
Ht s: id: "the general interest that
is being aroused indicates more ex
hibits and visitors this year."
The farmers of the Hominy com
munity are planning to place displays
ni the Beaverdam fair, Mr. Robinson
aid. They did not take part last
The- interest in Crabtree is greater
.ban last year, is was said. It is
expected that Waynesville will have
a good fair, and even surpass last
year in every respect.
WORK WILL BE
Federal Funds Will lie Used
Felix Alley Will
Will Carry D e mo c r a ti c
Cause Into Almost Every
Part Of The State
Tire Shop Opens On
Church Street Here
Hugh D. Jolley is announcing this
week the opening of a tire shop in
Waynesville under the name, Hay
wood Tire Shop. The new tire busi
ness has established quarters in thc
lear of the Alexander Drug Store
building, with an entrance on Church
In making ffis announcement, Mr.
Jolley stated that Fisk Tires were not
a new, unheard of line of tires, but
that it is one of the oldest estab
lished tire manufacturers in the world
Besides tires, the new firm will han
dle batteries, brake lining, and a few
other automobile accessories.
Parcel Post Rates
Increased October 1
Our townsman, Felix E. Alley, at
torney, has been designated by the
State Democratic Executive Commit
tee to speak for Roosevelt and the
Democratic state ticket in 23 counties
of the state, extending from Murphy
m Cherokee, To Wilmington, in New
Mr. Alley will commence hb active
speaking campaign at Salisbury on
October 14, and will till appointments
in seven Counties in the East, closing
his Eastern tour at Wilmington on
October 21. Upon his return from
this trip, he will speak in the other
runfii iniirnitp(l west of Rowan.
Sometime during the latter part of the
month, he win address a large demo
cratic rally at Greenville, S, C, by
special request of Democratic leaders
As has been his custom for 20 years,
Mr. Alley will close the campaign in
Haywood county with a speech at
Waynesville on the night before the
Increased parcel post rates de
signed to raise about $7,500.00 ad
ditional revenue from fourth-class
mail, were announced recently by the
The revised rates, effective Octo
ber 1, follow:
First and second zones, 8 cents for
the first pound or fraction of a pound
and 1.1 cent for each additional pound
or fraction; third zone, nine cents
and 2 cents, respectively; fourth
zone, 10 cents and ' 3.5 cents: fifth
zone, 11 cents an- 5.3 cents; sixth
zone, 12 cents and 7 cents; wventh
zone, 14 cents and 9 cents; eighth
zone, 15 cents and 11 cent-:.
Tostage on parcels mailed on ruial
routes for local delivery will be two
cents less than at these . rates and
throe cents le-i when for other than
Crawford Is Acclaimed
Star In Uuke-V. P. I. Game
Fred Crawford, former Waynesville
high school football star, was ac
claimed star of the Duke V. P. I.
game at Lexington, Va., Saturday, by
many sports writers. Several cf the
larger papers had his p'ecur in the
sports section Sunday following the
Splendid Revival Is
In Progress At Del
wood Baptist Church
Over 60 Have Professed Re
ligion In Past Three
Boosters Club Of
Meet At 7 Tonight
Hazelwood Baseball Team,
W. N. C. Champions,
Will Be Honored
An immediate survey to locate a
highway between Dellwood via Soco
Gap to Cherokee, which will be one
of the principal entrance routes on the
North Carolina side to the Great
Smoky Mountains National Park, has
been authorized by the State Highway
Commission, it was announced at Ral
eigh by E. B. Jeffress, chairman of
the State Highway Commission.
Mr. Jeffress said a survey party
would start work at Dellwood, within
10 days or two weeks to map the
route from there to Soco Gap. The
commission decided to use emergency
funds on the work, Mr. JtfTress said,
and it is planned to let the first unit
to contract before the end of the year
with more work to be completed by
next July 1.
Venip Rhoades, of Asheville, chair
man of the executive committee ap
pointed by chambers of commerce in
towns near the park in this State to
wcrl; for the construction oi approach
vonds to the national park, said when
informed . of the action of the State
Highway commission, that it was
very gratifying to see such early ac
tion taken and that it encourages
hope for thL construction before the
; rt tourist season of that part of
the load' that leads from Dellwood to
ROAD THROUGH GAP
J. (". Walker, of Asheville, division
hiirhway engineer, said the survey
will locate the road through Soco Gap,
which is 12 miles from Cherokee.
Frcm Dellwood to Soco Gup, the dis
t nice is about eight miles, so that
total distanc? of the proposed
viijti will bp in the neighborhood of
20 miles. The route from Dellwood
The Booster's Club, of Hazelwood, '
will hold its regular monthly meet
ing at the city haJl this evening, be-,
ginning at 7 o'clock. At this meet-1
ing, Bill Chambers will have as hi.s
guest the Hazelwood baseball team,'
winneis of the Western North.. .Caro-:
:iiia Industrial league pennant. .
The p-ogram committee is making ;
veiy effort possible to have A. L.
Oi.nniHtcr, sports editor of The Ashe-'
Times, and president of the league,
to be present .mid be the principal
The members of the Hazelwood team
will each be presented with a gold (
baseball as a token of appreciation
for their wonderful playing and good
'.partsmanship.'- during the past sa-5-on"'
: .' '' ' ' . ' ;''' '..".','
C. E. Weatherby, high school coach,
has also been invited. i
Music will be furnished by a local
string band, and a large number of
the members are expected to be
jiK.-ent. The .'.tdies of the Baptist
church will serve the supper. -
It was said here Wednesday that
several of the engineers of the
State Highway Department wet e
in WayncsviUe Tuesday and stated
that they would begin work on the
This road will be built with fede
ral aid funds, and that bring.s up
the fact that the road must be
constructed before June 1, K33.
B. F. Hill Of Clyde Is
Robbed Saturday Near
Hendersonville of $43
Tuesday night's service at the Dell-
Rnrtiaf Vmrrh Yuicran tho fourth
week of a revival that is being con-,
ducted by Kev. f ranK ljeatnerwooa, oi
Waynesville, and Rev. P. C. Hicks, of
The church is being filled to over
flowing at each service, and many have
been unable to obtain a seat inside the
Last Sunday eleven were bantized,
and to dateover 60 have made pro
fession of religion. Among the o are
some of the oldest citizens of the
community. One man being 70 years
old, and several others were over 60
years of age, with quite a few-in the
The singing is under the direction
of Clarence Campbell and Fred Smith.
The closing date of the meeting has
not been determined, but those in
charge said that it would continue as
long as interest was shown by the peo
p!P of the community.
The crowds attending have been es
timated to, be around 350.
B. F. Hill, of Clyde, was held up
and robbed Satcrday afternoon hear
Htndersnoville, of $43 and a watch,
when two white men and a :iegro r
driving a yellow Chrysler stopped him-;
md asked him to loan them an auto- ;
mobile pump. When Mr. Hill went to
the back of his car for the pump one I
of the men stuck a pistol in his side j
and the others proceeded to relieve
him of his cash and time piece. ,
Hendersonville, Henderson county (
onI nttio,. npnrhv otintv oificert were
notified of the robbery and were on
the lookout for the men answeiing
the description given by Mr. Hill.
Robinson Judges Live
Stock. At Cherokee Fair
County Agent, Jas. L. Robinson,
was judge of the live stock exhibits at
the Cherokee Indian Fair the first
of the week. Mr. Robinson is rec
ognized as a leading authority on
live stock judging and has taught the
members of the -1-H Club boys exten
sively along this Y.r.e. He expects to
select a judging t?am in the near
future to send to Raleigh to enter the
state judging contests.
to Sr.co (Jap will be up Jonathan's
fieck and from Soco Gap to Chero
la it will be down Soco Creek to the
Ocona Luftce river at Cherokee, .Mr.
W lker .said.
This road by Soco Gap, when.coni
pie'ked, will he a shorter route from
Asheville to th " national park. From
Asheville via Waynesville and Dell
wood, the distance to Soco, Gap is about
43 miles. Asheville will, therefor:?, have
;. park entrance within a distance of
43 miles. From Asheville to Waynes
ville over Highway No. 10 the dis
tance is about 30 miles. From Way
nesville to Dellwood, over Highway No.
284, the distance is five miles, and
from Dellwood to Soco Gap the dis
tance is eight mlies. The highway
from Waynesville to Dellwood is al
The distance from Asheville- to
Cherokee, by way of Highway No. 10
and Highway No. 112, is '27 miles. By
the proposed route via Soco Gap the
distance from Ashcvi'U to l l..'u!.ei'
will be about 55 miles.
At Cherokee, the Soco Gap route
will connect with State Highway N-o,
107, which leads to Newfound Gap,
in the main divide of the. C'.eal
Smokies and on the North Carolina
Tennessee State line. . 'At. -Newfound
Gap Highway No. 107 connects with
a Tennessee State line leading from
Cattlinburtr. Hiehwav No. 107 is now
open to travel, and the work of plac
ing crushed gravel on the road from
a point south of Smokemont to New
found Gap, o distance of 11 miles, is
expected to be completed by Novem
ber 20 or December 1 at the latest.
Fiom Cherokee t. Newfound Gap,
the distance if 16 mile., and lh(. dis
tance from Asheville to Newfound
Gap by way of Soco Gap and Ch ero
kee, over the proposed highway, is 71
miles. The distance, therefore, from
Asheville via Soco Gap and Chero
kee to Newfound Gap will be about
12 miles shorter than thc present
route by way of Highway Nos. 10 and
112 to Cherokee and then to New
Highway No. 293 through Soco Gap
into the National Park is considered
by the National Park Service as the
key road, the most beautiful and logi
cal entrance into the Great Smoky
Mountains National Park, J. Ross
Aiken, park superintendent, said at a
meeting of 150 representatives from
counties bordering on the national
park here on September 19.
THE7 COMMUNITY FAIRS-OCTOBER 6-7-8