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WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
Have Tonsils ;
past Week Here
Lais Of Saunook, Lake
reek schools nan
of the priri-non-standard
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1932
Gives Geological Insight Of
Haywood County In Brief
One of the many interesting things
wui, UOVUUUU UJUIltV 1 ltd tnnn.
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K-upny. it is simple in its outline
aim yet intricate in its riovJnnmt
H. C. Wilburn, for several years en
gineer for the North Carolina Park
yujiuiussion in inP acauLsition of
, n. Wnvnpsville TowmshiO. i
..icu man aoout tne mountains,
valleys, and waiter courses of the
county. He has written the follow
ing account of the making of Hay
wjwd County from a geological
tandpoint that is lxth interestsing
fi..-inska. a tonsil clinic was
Lj. mnrnine at which time
Lnts frm tnese three scnools
ir tonsils remuvcu uj ui. t.
racken, assistei by Dr. Thos.
ffhos. Reeves, principal of the
li cnhool. Mrs. Frank Fergu-
linciDal 'of Aliens Creek, and
francis, piiuKipai w
ka school, made the plans and
nn the clinic, being assisted
other teachers of each sciiool.
Jlier clinic similar to the one
st Friday is scneauieci .10 oe
1 1 .1 : j. ,
Ik weeK-enu, anu iv is cauccicu
lout 15 will be operated on at
Ine, Arrangement. (! utoi
r 6 from Cruso ana about 8
unook for the cilnic Friday.
Is stated by a member of ths
Irincinals that then- intention
I : . ... ..,L- ,,l nil ,U
rry vii una hvia uumi ,i ,hc
of eacn community, as iar as
Will be given an opportunity
the operation, which the
jheads term as most, important,
om a physical and mentai
lint. It v;as pointed out that
suffering from bad tonsils
do the wcrk that a child with-
tnnsils can do, anl that it
found that bad tonsils also
linic was held after much
the part of the principals of
bol .had .launched a campaign
Last year Dr. J.R.McCrack-'
a visit to each school in the
p and made an examination of
pdeht and filed his report with
r.cipals of each school. This
nurse, from the State De
bt of Health, made a similar
ktion and it was then that the
Is saw more than ever the
a tonsil cllinic.
s said that this cliinc is the
t has been held in the Way
Township schools for a hum-
kachers of the schools were re.
to be enthusiastic over the
from the children and it is
that many more Will take
ge of the clinic during the
weeks, as the charees durine
c have been reduced consider-
Thc Geological Aspect of Haywood
'vnmy una some of the History
of Its Making
The area of Haywood County is
546 square miles. It's bounds, with
the miner exceptions, conforms to the
drainage area, oc watershed, of the
Pigeon river south of the Great
East of Canton, the county line
itacnts over into the drainage area
of the French Broad, taking in North
Hominy and South Hominy creeks,
or about twenty-sne- square miles.
The other exception is in the Pisgah
egion, where the line runs a straight
course between big Pisgah and Lit
tle Pisgah, cutting, oft into Bun
combs one or two hundred acres cf
ihe Pigeon watershed.
This watershed Haywood County
is quite interesting and unique in
several respects. The fact that the
county line conforms so nearly to a
watershed usually. This watershed
hasi a greater average elevation than
any other major drainage are in the
ooutnern Appalachian, and this means
the greatest east of the Mississippi
iiver. 11 is, on an average, about
five hundred feet higher than the
French Broad watershed; one thous
and fX'et higher than the Little
Tennessee, or any of its larger trib
utaries; and about fifteen hundred
feet higher than the Hiwassee.
The lowest point in the county,
1400 feet above sealevel, is, of
course, at Waterville, where the
Pigeon crosses into Tennessee. The
highest point, 6'J21 feet, is the top
.if Mount (iuvnt" nn iha San A
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stlldv of ii,. mm IkM,,.. (V,., ft
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that the entire aifi is surrounded
ind enclosed by a distinctively high
rim, or ridge, of mountains. Tne
lowest point in the bounding ndge,
next to thL, level cf the Pigeon river
at Waterville, n 2630 feet, the old
water gap ;it Canton, and the next
lowest point is Balsam Gap, 3316
feet. Along this bounding lidge. or
rim, there are twenty-two peaks that
are 6000. or more, in elev i;ion. The
Hoc;- or bottom of thj watershed has
r relatively 'Jargo purnt ig of level
land and .eatly sloping hili .n'ca,
t- th- iMon part, not much en.deii,
and carrying a gjo.' doo 'i . f rviJaal
The above described features and
-heir existence in tieological pro
sosses, whose records they contain
(Continued on page 8)
American Legion Is
kachers of each School assist
ing the pupils to take ad-
01 the clinic are, besides
5, Saunook. Elene Fisher.
ncher. Lake Junaluska. Mrs.
Noland, Flora Rathbone. Mrs.
rnnatser, Mrs, Felix Stoovall.
reek, Mrs. Bill Cole and Miss
Mdren from the following
lad their tonsils removed last
saunook, 10; Allen's Creek,
J. Ehringhaus And
aver To Speak In
punty At Erly Date
sage received li.-- tViia wu1r
Ft Hon. J.C. B. Khrinhaiis.
nominee fo;r govevnor. -will
re on Wednesday the 26th.
s ; slso announce-! that Hon.
weaver will speak At Fines
L; -1st and at Bethel the 22nd.
Mails .)f these engagements
V"' in tnis naner next wixilr.
WES R. DtGOLLY
pe brove cemetery last Sun
efnoon at 3 o'clock. The
evicts were held at the
c rh ir.'h.
rsed died Saturday at his
-uney Love after an iil
'pb his '.win sister. Miss
fro-.i Gallon, Ohio,
'ago- and bought a
.Kimsey Howell at Lake
Mow owned by Mrs. Jarvis
neand his sister have lived
itL - v,e for th Past 20
,fr!,'mls grieved the
;-;e. death of -Mr DoHr.lW.
cinrlb Liner have
home with Mis DeGolly.i
Native of the deceased.
At the regular monthly meeting of
the local post of the American Legion
a committee was appointed to plan an
Armistice Day progam 'to be staged
here the Eleventh.'., Th;s committee
1 it was said, is working out plans
which call for a parade, and a public
address by Hall Johnson, "of Asheville.
The committee is composed of T. Guy
Massie, chairman, Robt. L. Gibson,
Fred L. Safford, B. D. Bunn and W.
D. Smith. . tjr.
Two teams were selected Monday
night for a membership drive. Tom
Lee and J. C. Patrick head these teams
and the winning team will be tender
ed a banquet and will be served
chicken while the loosers will get
The following officers were installed;
W'm. A. Bradley, commander.
Chas. McCrary, first Vice-commander.
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Jarvis Caldwell? second vice com
mander. ' . ' - ,
Roy Phillips third' vice commander.
D. D. Alley, A'djutailt and finance
J. II. Howell, service officer.
Fred L." Safford, historian.
J. C. Patrick, publicity...:
John D. Ezell, Sergant at arms.
ik Tuesday At
m High School
4-H Club Boys
Leave For Raleigh
The 4-H Livestock Judging Team
for Haywood County left fcr Raleigh
:n Wednesday at noon. On Friday
morning the team will do compeu
tive judging against other teams rep
resenting various counties of the
tate. They will be called on to
judge classes of nogs, beef cattle and
dairy cattle. ..
Four boys are niak'ng the trip,
Glenn James of the Fines ' Creek club. J
Cassius Rogers of cha Cralirce club,
John Reno of the Boiveidam tlub
and Hubert Pless of the Bethel club.
They will see various points of in
urri-t on tht trip anl return to II ay
ftwd on Saturday.
The boys are takf-v tn t! i- vrip by
Jas. L. Robinson, County Agent, who
has been srivine the 4-iI club boys
trainine in livestock judging. The
expenses of the trip are partly paid
by the winnings of thc Haywood team
at the contest last year. The boys
will snend Thursday afternoon and
Friday at the State Fair,
$3,853 Paid Out By
Home Building Loan
On Paid Up Stock
Officials of the Home Building and
Lean Association announced this week
that they paid out the first of the
month $3,853.00 in interest on paid
up stock of that institution.
About 60 people, most of them liv
ing in this community, received the
checks, it was said. The local build
ing and loan is doing much toward
financing local projects that are for
the upbuilding of the community.
Officers of the association are, R.
L, Prevost, president, P. II.- Bushnell,
vice president, J. R. Boyd, secretary
treasurer. The directors are J. R.
Morgan, E. J. Hyatt, . W. Miller, J,
P. Francis, Thos. Stringlk'1.1, C. E.
Ray, Eind Rufus Siler. "
The 27th series of the association
begins this month. The books will
remain open for the entire mcnth.
C. E. Ray Purchases
Bon Air Hotel; Will
Floyd A. Fisher Buys Turn
er Home On Ratcliff
Road. Other Deals
Activities in the real estate busi
ness were noticeable here during the
past few days, with several sales ba,
ing completed and others in prospect
and will probably be completed during
the next few days.
The outstanding transaction during
the week was the purchase of the Bon
Air Hotel on Main Street here by C.
JV Kay, prominent business man 01
.Mr. Ray, it was said, intends to
make improvements on the property
in the near future. The building is a
40-room hotel and is on a lot that
faces 150 feet on Main street and ex.
tends about 300 feet.
Another sale was made to Floyd A.
Fisher, of Canton, who bought the
Turner Cottage on the Ratcliff Road.
Mr. Fisher and family have moved into
Resolution Asking Board
For Welfare Officer Is
Adopted At Meeting Wed.
Program Is Being
Made For Bethel
Fair For The 21st.
The Bethel Fair, which will be held
at the school house all day on Friday
October 21st, is being planned with
the idea of making it a day of high
inspiration and enjoyment. The pro
gram for the day will be of such
variety as to sustain interest.
iClarence Poe, editor of the Progres
sive Farmer will be the principal
speaker of the day. Mr. Poe is a
noted speaker and always draws a
large crowd to hear him, as his ad
dresses are always worth while.
Over W.W.N.C. Cafe
Seventeen Women of County
Are Elected Vive- Chair
men For Precincts.
Carload of Kitchen
Cabinets Go On Sale
nf ;:e" ; Mphy, of
at the Canton
kiny evening at
1 RbsII ! ?nnncement
ft h,'. """"nan 01 tne
Ly is a fOPfi . v
" expected to hear
Sluder-Garrett Furniture Company
has iust received a carload of Sellers
kitchen cabinets of the new models
and is placing them on sale begin
ning Friday morning, according to an
announcement in the advertising
columns of The Mountaineer today.
"The cabinets," according to N. W.
Garrett, owner of the firm, "ars farj
superior m workmansm?. to any
pahinpt ht has seen for the money
during the past fifteen years."
With each cabinet soia aunng mis
sale a sDecial 53-mece set of china
ware will be given absolutely free,
according to Mr. Garrett. The prices
on the cabinets have been reducefl
since the sale of last year.
Rally Day Will Be
Held At Presbyterian
Church Here Sunday
( Contributed )
Next Sunday, Oct. 16th, at both
'.he Sunday school and the 11 o'clock
hour, Rally Day will be observed at
the Presbyterian church of Waynes-
This is our Fall get-together ser
vice when, after the Summer vaca
tion, all from the younget " be
ginners to the oldest adult, are urged
to rally to their Sunday school and
The church will be decorated and a
special program of music will be given.
We are delighted to announce to
our many VVaynesville iriends that
Professor J. J.Stone, also Mrs. Stone
md the boys, will be with us on
Rally Day. Professor Stone will de
liver the . Rally Day message at the
11 o'clock hour. You are cordially
invited to hear him,
MISS NANCY KILLIAN,
Chairman of Rally Day Committee.
The agricultural exhibits are exnect-
1 ne two saies aDove were maae Dy ed to be better than ever. The people
E. L. Withers, local real estate dealer, of the Pigeon valley ai invited and
urgcq to get Denina tnis exniou ny
bringing samples of their products
and placing them on exhibit in com.
petition with others.
The ladies will bring exhibits of
needlework of all kinds, canned fruits,
jellies, and so forth
The program in the auditorium will
begin with a big community singing,
which will be followed by a short
spicy educational address by some
The picnic lunch on the grounds is
always one of the most enjoyable
features of the fair. Everyone is
urged to come and bring a picnL
lunch. After lunch will come some novelty
contests, which are always popular.
These will consist of hog calling con
tests, cow calling contests, chicken
calling contests, husband calling con
tests.. The athletic program will consist
of stunts put on by each of the ele
mentary grades, foot races, basket
ball throw, base ball throw,, tug of
war, and other novelty features.
In addition to these features there
will be exhibits of the work of the
school children, and the parents and
patrons are urged and requested to
examine the work displayed by the
50 AT MEETING TO
DISCUSS NEED OF
Resolution Favoring Work
Will Be Presented To
W. Thos. Reeves Is Named
Publicity Director Of The
Young People's Demo. Club
The Haywood County Democratic
Executive Committe. under the lead
ership of Cordell Russell, Chairman
of the County, has opened headquar
ters over the V. W. N. C. Cafe, on
Main street. Headquarters will be
open at all times until the 'election,
on .November Mil. v
At a meeting of the Executive
Committee Monday, October 3rd, the
following ladies were elected Vice
chairman in the Mveval precincts: .
Beaverdam .NO. 1, Mrs. N. D. rress-
Beaverd. m No. Mr.-. Wi.lkir
Bcaverdam No. 3, Mrs. Paul Rob
Beaverdam No. 4, Miss Emma Hall.
Bcaverdam No. 5, Mrs. Hugh
Bcaverdam No. 6, Mrs. Clyde . R.
Iron Duff, Fannie Davis. V,'
S. Waynesville, Mrs. T. L. UWyh.
N. Waynesville, Mrs. J. N. Tate.
Fines Creek, Mrs. Carl Green.
East Fork, Mrs. Lawrence Cogburn
Jonathan's Creek, Mrs. W. T,
Pigeon, Mrs. Paul Hyatt.
White O-k, Mrs. R. W.Teague.
Crabtree, Mrs. F. A. Justice.
Big Creek. Mrs, Crosier Hopkins.
Cataloochee, Mrs. Jarvis Palmer.
Mr. Russell stated today that he
had invited J. C. B. Ehringhaus, Dem
ocratic nominee for Governor, Hon. R,
R. Reynolds nominee for the United
States Senate, Hon. Clyde it. Jlocy,
.former Congressman, Hon. Walter
Murphy, veteran Legislator, of Salis
bury, and Senator J. W. Bailey to
mike Democratic speeches in Hay
wood County during the campaign.
The dates of these speeches will b
published within the next few days.
It is also planned to have rallies
in each of the precinct-:.
Postage Rate Likely
To Be Lowered To Old
Rate Of Two-Cents, Said
W. Thos. Reeves has been appoint
ed by Doyle Alley, chairman of the
'"'lpventh District of the Young Peo
ple's Democratic Club, as publicity
chairman of the organization for the
entire district, it was announced here
The Eleventh District has been
rated as the best organized district
in the state, which was brought about
by the efficient work of Mr. Alley, and
those under his direction. Mit
Reeve3 has been active in the work-
of the organization since it was or
ganized here several months ao.
League Of Women Voters
To Meet Here October 26
Announcement was made yesterday
that the League Of Women Voters of
Haywood County would meet at the
Court House at 3 o'clock on October
26th. Plans are being made to secure
a prominent speaker to address the
meeting. Further plans will be an- vited to attend, said Sam
nounced in this paper next week. way, president.
That it U not a paying proposition
tio chairge higher rates than the
traffic will bear, is illustrated by the
experience of the Post Office Depart
ment in the matter of three-cent
etttr postage. It is : revealed that
during July and August,; the two
months immediately following the en
actment of increased rates, postal rev
enues were about the same as for the
corresponding months of 1931. This
indicates that the volume of mail for
the period in question was less this
year than last. It also indicates that
a larger proportion of letters are lie-
mg sent third-class this year than last
When the new revenue bill was en
acted, it '.-was estimated that Federal
revenues would be increased to ' the
extent of $161,000,000 a year by; high
er postal rates, but it is already hian.
ifest that these estimates were entire,
ly too optimistic .
In a recent public address, Post
master-General Walter ; r. Brown
pointed out that the Department was
not mistaken when it anticipated that
increased rates would not meet with
favor, and he urged that the prime
objective should now be to get back
to the two-cent postage, rate at the
:arliest possible moment.
Pennant Is Won
By Allen's Creek
With a splendid exhibit; of farm prod
ucts, fruits, eanped vegetables and
other articles that are usually on ex
hibition at a community show, Way
neavnie township closed the series
of community fairs this afternoon that
have been held at three different cen
(Continued on back page)
Ready For Christ
School Game Friday
Team In Good Shape And
Out For Victory After
Last Year's Defeat.
Singing Convention To
Meet At Shady Grove, 16
.... V.i .
The West Haywood Singing Con
vention will meet at the Shady Grove
church Sunday, Oct. 16th, at 1:30
P. M. . ': , ;
We ae expecting a good conven
tion and everybody is cordially in
The Waynesville Mountaineers are
out for revenge from last year's de
feat at the hands of the Christ School
eleven. The local team is in good
condition after the Asheville affray,
and were given long work outs by
coach Weatherby in blocking and
tackling Tuesday and Wednesday.
A large crowd is expected to see
the Yellows and Greens clash on the
local field. It will be remembered
that the visitors were the only team
last year to whip the Mountaineers.
Ihe Christ school eleven have won
botii games played this year.
The probable line up will see Pat-
ton and Davis, ends; Summerow and
Murray, tackles; Brindle and Garland.
guards; Ureenwood center; Reeves at
quarter; Wyatt and Davis, halfbacks,
with Bridges at Fullback.
Officials for the game will he Her
man, Davis and Stretcher.
(by W. Thos; Reeves)
The Waynesville football team prov
ed in the Asheville game that they
are all and more than has been said
about them. They deserve much
praise for their great moral victory
over Asheville in their game Friday.
Out-weighed several pounds to the
nun, piaying on a ioreign neld a
After general discussion of the need
of securing a full-time welfare work
er for Haywood county, a delgation of
nppioximately 50 citizens meeting in
ine cl.)urt house Wednesday after
neon, voted in favor of presenting
to the board of county commissioners
at their regular meeting, Monday,
ucioDer li. a resolution urging them
t: employ a full-time worker for
thi county immediately An amend
ment to the resolution added that the
committee presenting the resolution
go as far as needs be to secure a wel
fare officer for Haywood County.
The state will pay half U.e rz. of
a worker in this county, it was
il-j-or Duvc J. Kerr, of Canton,
ivad(. the motion which set forth
that the meeting go on record endors
ing the movement and that same be
p . ctented to the board "f comniis
M.iur.s in their regular meeting,
ufii lay, October 17th. The niove
incnt, hi course, referring to the. cm
pl'iymcn of a full-time welfare offi
cer. Th motion was later amended
by Mr. Kerr to the effect "if the
commissioners do not employ such a
worker, then the matter be carried
li other authorities until a welfare
.:!;.ci r is employed for Haywood
'i iios. L, Green seconded Mayor
!Lii'.' motion and made several re
miiks setting out the need of such an
V, C. Allen, chairman of the Red
Cross Chapter of this county, brought
tut the fact that there had been ap
propriated $815,000 in the state for
well are work, and that Haywood
would receive about $10,000 of this
amount provided a welfaae officer
vu-j employed to distribute this fund,
it was also pointed out. that the Red
. was willing to send clothing
;,n.i food for the needy, but that it
would not be wise to get these ne
ckties unless some systematic plan
vy;. worked out to distribute them
Another point was brought out at
the meeting whereby the county would
be making a good investment to take
one-half of a wellfare officer's sal
ary from the poor fund and see that
the remainder of the fund was
properly distributed. It was stated
that more good could be done with
tiie remainder of the fund with an
officer than could be done by spend
ing the entire amount promiscuously.
The meeting was called by Rev.
II. W.Bauconi, president of the Min
isterial Association of this county.
Homer Henry, superintendent of ed
ucation, and W. C. Allen, chairman ef
the Red Cross . of Haywood. Those
invited to the meeting included the
pastors, school teachers, city and
county officials of Haywood county,
editors, presidents of community and
civic organizations and others.
The Rotary Club, of this city.
was represented by Jvrnest L. With-
eis who stated that that organiza
tion had gone on record as favoring
Thc Bootei V f.ii'.. of Haz: iv.,od
r"ir; y: nf' -1 hy B. I ). Bunn. als. voted
at their 1; t meeting favoring the em
ployment of a welfare officer.
The Parent-Trachers ' Association,
the Centiai Elementary .School
through M. H. Bowles, principal, ap
p.ovrd the movement and assured co
operation to the worker.
Prof. A. J. Hutchins, of Canton, a
a member of the Civitan Club there,
stated he could not sp'ak officially
(Continued on page 5)
S. H. Stevenson, official weather
observer for Waynesville. cave out
the following readings for the pat
" dsys. It will be noticed that 2
and one half inches of rain fell on
ik.t u-i r. . , " "u "c
rAlnree u.m? .the 5th, .and that the temperature
y PfJ .andpy'hgateam fell to 27 degrees on the 7th.
that has the services of mor than
one coach, the local lads entered the
game with the determination of re
peating their victory of last vpar
when Reeves, Wyatt, etc. brought
back the scalp of the Asheville team.
I am offering no alibi for thn
boys. They need none because they
did their best. They out-nlaved Ashp.
villen in every department of the
game in the first half. Thev wera m
W. Gallo- lne ,n,(10r 01 the big boy's goal line
t continued on page 5)
Date Max Min Rain
30 70 38
1 65 40
2 ' 72 . 43 .-
3. 78- -. 12
4 69 , 42 .11
5 63 46 2.5
6 48 40 .24
7 67 .: 27 -
8 72 . ' 33
9 71 33
10 65 47
11 62 44 .12
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