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' : 'rtu"l""4' in tivywooj Count, Than All Weekly Newspapers Combined
DR KILLING HIS
IDE OF 7 WEEKS
1 ' '
. Tail Without Bond. Is
barged With Killing:
HLT OF QUARREL,
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
'i Shooting Took Place
jn Neighbor's House On
ih Coble, 40, 'is in the county
king held without bond, charged
tijlincr his bride of seven weeks.
Mo Nichols COD16, 44. wmie
las at a neighbor's house Monday
here 'she had fl'!d alter she
able had retired for the night
ngaged in a quarrel, which it
loeed, was an outgrowth of her
on to nis iiiLJxiL'aiBu conuiuan.
Cobles were living at the home
Is, Nan Nichols, and about 11:30
kv night Mrs. Coble left the
s house and fled across the
to the home ..of. -Mrs, Julia
who stated in h.r interview
he officers tint Moll said she
afraid John would come after
Upon that statement the front
i the Lands home was locked in
rt to keep Coble out.. '
few minutes, it was stated,
came across tne street bare.
and without shirt or coat with
It gun in nis nanus, ile de-
d that the occupants of the
house let him in: this, how-
kvas refused, and he thercuoon
'he glass in the door out with
tt ol the pun, and then threw
tf against the door and broke
backed Mrs. Coble into the
asking ner if she was goiner
am mm. At each i these
ns she told him no,--accordiner
Lands. HP then stated that
llrs, Louie would either eo
aim mm or go somewhere else.
Jhat statement, Mrs; Latnds said
rv him raise the gun and fire.
not see the load hit Mrs.
although she heard Mrs, Coble
he fell to the floor.
f then left the house without
a word when MrsLands
No Damage Done
Here By Recent
Only 2.60 Inches Of Rain
fell Here As Compared
.... To 7 Inches Nearby.
While nearby communities wer
suffering from a heavy rainfall rang,
ng from 5 to 7 inches between Sat
urday and Monday mr.mir, ir..
wood county did not siitr. oJ..V"-r
..J k l.... - -" W Ujf 1USS.
fh ,erer,,was J1"" lighter
v..i waciyiicie. inenTnpiai ni:.
v 0 ii. oievenson, weath
7,u. o.Vn . ""ynosvuie, was
' " ,ncnes during the period
from Saturdav to MnnrW a ....!
ns l inches fell in nearby communities,
i lgeon river was Ahniif tv,
above normal, but did not get out of
the banks, it was reported here.
Hendersonville, Brevard, Marion,
and Marshall were the center of the
rain, it seems from reoorts The
French Broad river was 6 feet above
normal, and Mills river was over
flowing the banks in many places
ocvering thousands of acres of bot-
ium ifajius ana ruining the corn that
suuiumg n tne fields.
The Brevard-Hendersonville rail
ruau was under 7 fppt f im T.r,
The following temperatures and of
flfl O 1 Tn Jin.,,. .' Ttr 1 1
..WW itauiiis xov vva-vnesviiie:
THURSDAV, OCTORER 20, 1932
Canton Youth Kills Self
When Policemen Try To
Serve Robbery Warrant
Alden Everhart. 21. rnntnn vnnth i i . ,
killed himfiif w C. J "eiu near 'JDervme.. fcverhart's
mm if he knew had hit Moll.
t leaving the house he went
Fmather.s street, the street on
ithe fatal shootrnsr
foi on the bridge that crosses
a ireek near the tracks of the
n Railway. "
le Meantime, Rev O, S. Rhymer,
pi oi tne tanu v whero tho
occurred, called the police,
was answered nromTit.lv ami
f 1'olae Fred Caldwell
n-.tne hmige. Coble said
at he heard the car cominp-
frw it was Fred's jinH iu-
for him to arrest him.
Coble died intsantly, and an
Has not deem fid nwoaenriT W
fi String-field, coroner.
al iervnees were IwlH a
homo TllOQflair flffnvwn.- n J-
K Interment, n-no maia . .
Hill cemetery, wit.h Rev n
mg Dates For
democrats nf tr..,. j
completed their sneakW Sf.h-
Tha ...!. o
in is beinf sWn ori
;fca at tho n0Tv.rtr, .1
Predict that "everything
uemoerat,c after Novemhpr
Russei:, of Canton is chair
1 reVJtu:e en"nittee and
sr,v . JJ "s time, to the
Local Hospital Is
Listed Among Best
Institutions In U. S.
? nvn 7 tit t - .
R.".r, ' t;ate.
ed l r stet' that he
ominp SB- Shrinaus, Dem
? nee for Governor, Hon. R.
r-'te. linn rl.j. i- tt...
lressmnri IT . tiT.ii
d o" , Lfs!at'-. of Salis-
u senator l nr t..m
fmocrati,. t I' "al"-y to
uty durin; iu " ..
fcpii. ' vnairman (Jor-
; The Haywood County Hospital is
listed by the American College of
Surgeons as hleling "conditioned"
among the group of hospitals that are
approved by, this institution.
It was explained that the reason
the local hospital was not listed as
"fully approved" was because of a few
minor' requirements that only time
A member of the medical staiF of
tho local institution stated that it was
indeed creditable to be recognized by
uiu imeiican Louoere or Kurirenria n
their requirements for a "fully ap
proved" hospital was an attainment
worth working for, although "con
ditioned'' was practically the same
as "fully approved."
"Announcement of the approved
list of the college is mad0 annually
for the information of the public so
the. t when one becomes ill and requires
hospitalization, he can, choose a hos
pital which is capable of providing
safe .and efficient care.
"Only reputable physicians are!
memoers ot the medical staff of an
approved institution, men who are
giaduates of recognized schools of
medicine, and who refrain from un
ethical practices such as the splitting
ol tees, these physicians meet reg
ularly as a start unit to audit all
work in the hospital net meeting the
"The approved institution keeps a
complete record of ail that transpires
to the patient during his slay in the
hospital- It maintains adequate facil
ities for X-ray. work and laboratory
examinations. So that udequate care
may be rendered and in the best ;n-
are named in the following . list,
subjected to thorough and competent
The approved hospitals in this state
are named in the following lissl.
"Condition' i" Indicates that the hos
pitals so designated have accepted the
minimum requirements for hospitals
laid down by the American College of
Surgeons, but for lack of lime or I
other acceptable reasons have not yet
been able to carry them out in every
his heart Wednesday afternoon after
engaging in a pistol battle with three
Canton policemen, a coroner's iurv
vcmu.-L siaieu, aiter tney had heard
tna evidence and viewed the powder
burned bodv and elothinp- nf th ni.
leged robber of the Canton depot . thn
crime for which the police were try
ing to serve a warrant for when" he
took his life.
Chief of Police Arch Russell. Ha rvu
Shepherd and Stamey, all three Can
ton policemen, were trying to serve
the warrant when Everhart, it was
brought out, opened Iftre on Chief
Russell, although he wa3 soma 300
yards away at the time. Two shots
were fired at Chief Russell, and one
at the other officers.
The fatal shooting took place in am
shots at the police went wild. They
returned the fire but did not hit Ever.
Are Given Out By
Huge Camp Will Be Con
structed Near Waynes
ville In Near Future
The first real picture of what the
Great Smoky Mountains National
Park will offer to the tourist and recreation-seeking
world, is revealed in
the announcement of the bask- outline
bullet killing Everhart compared with
the ones used in his gon, there being
4 used shells and one good one left
in his J8 Smith and Wesson in a 32
frame. The bullet entered near the
heart and come out about the middle
of the right back. Powder burns
were on his body and clothing. Sheriff
J. A. Lowe, brought the clothing and
pistol to Waynesville Wednesday
Dr. Sam Stringfield, coroner, sum
moned a jury and an inquest was held
immediately. The testimony of the
police was to the effect that they
weie never closer than 35 yards to
(Continued on page 5)
Receive Honor At
Five County Educators Are
Elected To Office At Meet
Teachers from Haywood county were
given much recognition at the Dis
LiiL-i leacaers meeting which was
held in Asheville last Friday and
Saturday; there being approximately
-uuv leacnors present, and the at
tendance from Wavnesvill townshin
. . ., " r
ocmg almost lU'J per cent.
Among those elected to offic from
this county included:
ti. L). Bunn. president of tho county
and city superintendent division.
Honor Henry, vice president of the
W. D. Smith, president of the vc
' I 'cation a I department of this district.
Miss Bessie Boyd., elected secretary
if the French division.
Supt. HutchiMs elected member of
the executive committee of North
Carolina Education Association for a
I', rm of three years.
Deed For Park Land
Placed On Record:
Will Take 90 Pages
Real Estate Transactions
Are Increasing Accord
ing To Records.
hart, the coroner's jury found. The' for the park's development which ha
just Deen completed by the National
Park Service. A detailed account of
the official plans for the park's de
velopment was given out by J. Ross
Eakin, the park superintendent.
The development plans eloquently
reiterate and emphasize what the Na.
itonal Park authorities have declared
umcrous times before that the Great
hmoky Mountains National Park is
destined to be one of the most popular
anu attractive national parks in
America. 1 lie elaborate planje for
highways within the park reveal that
the National Park Service anticipates
growing millions of visitors every
Outstanding Plans Listed
The park development plans include,
among many other important ami in
(1) A system of scenic highways
within the park totaling 230 miles.
Tile construction work will be extend
ed over a ten-year period. Those
highways will be roughly paralleled
by a system of first class trails with
easy grades for saddle horses. A tre
mendous web of smaller and steeper;
irans win extend to the more lnacces.
-1 J 1 c points in the area.
(2) The early establishment .of four
major tourist camps, two each in
North Carolina and Tennessee. The
only lngli altitude camp (5,000 feet),
in the park will be on Flat Creek,
near Soco Cap, within 20 miles of
Waynesville. The other camp on the
North Carolina side will be at Smoke-
4-H Club Boys Win
First Prize Judg
ing Beef Cattle
Attend State Fair And En
ter State Judging Con
The 4-II Livestock Judging Team
representing Haywood County return
ed from the State Fair with county
agent, Jas L. Robinson, on Saturday.
This team was composed of (ilen
James of the Fines CreoU- C'lnlv. Pna.
sius lioirers of iho fYnhfr.. fluh I mont
John Reno of the Beaverdam Club!' The creation of a large lak
and lluoert l'less
TO DECIDE SAT
URDAY ON WEL
Resolution Is Presented To
Them At Meeting On
County If Welfare Work
er Is Employed'
After engaging in a general dis
cussion of employing a-welfare officer
for this countv with mpmhira f ,
coinnuttee appointed ' at, n rwent
public meeting of the leading busi
ness and social workers of the county,
the county board of commissioners'
took the matter under ewnsideration
and will meet here again-Saturday to
discuss the matter n(. probably take
some definite action at that time.
At the meeting Monday the fact
was brought out that 'there was a
"giit'l of $5,000 available for the poor
ol this county between now and the
first vf the year beside lnnn
amount of Ued Cross flour ami doth
gunning vnat proper, means were
made whereby this money1, flnnr m,l
cloth could bo distributed properly.
The fund;.; .-- :-i; ,-.r d, .:)-,
- - , v - - v w . lu
iund that is iK'iinr aniirnnrintorl in
1 he. Board of (
ed to know definitely if the' people in
Un rural districts were, interested in
iAt the office' of the Register of
Deeds this week, Mrs. W. L. AlcCrack
en was completing the task of putting
on record the deed from the Suncrest
Lumber Company to the State f
North Carolina involving about 33,
000 acres of land which was recently
acquired for park lands by the state.
The deed will cover about 00 pages
in the record book when fully entered.
The original copy being 224 pages
in a book about 20 inches long and
about 10 inches wide.
It was reported at this office that
in fact more than at any time during
quite a number of real estate tran
sactions were being made at this time,
the past number of months.
T. - ..
"1 T . . .
Creek, 21st. . ,
ravis. I) n ah- -r... . .
24th. rty.' white uak.
. - viaiii, nocK
Old Bank Building
On Main Street Is
The building formerly occupied by
the Service Meat Market on Main
Street, and owned by G. N. Massie,
is being completely remodeled. Work
men have been'-enga geM-fcrf "therpa"st
several days in tearing out the floor
and the inside woodwork.
The building was formerly used for
a bank, and the large vault had been
left intact since the bank moved to
new. quarters. The vault is being re
moved from the building.
'Two Days To Marry
Will Be Given Her
At High School Sat.
if tne Bethel Club
The team won first place in judg
ing beet cattle, and had the unusual
record of all three members of the
team placing the ring of beef cattle
correctly. Uhe expenses of the team
were met by the winnings of the team
that represented the county last year.
1 he team left Haywood on Wednes.
day noon and spent the first night
near Winston-Salem. On the trip
down the boys saw Lenoir-Rhyne -Col
lege at Hickory. Salem ('ol'ege at
Winston-Salem, North Carolina Col-
ege for Women at Greensboro, Uni
versity of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill, and Duke University at Durham.
At Raleigh trips were made by the
Capitol, the Governor's Mansion, tht
State Peniteriliary, through N. C.
State College Campus, and by Mere
dith College. A day was spent at
the State Fair, where fine exhibits of
vaiious kinds of livestock were seen,
On the return trip a visit was made
to King's Mountain Battle ground.
The boys got to see all the cities
of the state with a population over
50,000 and one fourth the counties.
All reported a good time and hope
another group will get the trip next
year and represented Haywood in the
Civitan, Rotary And
Booster's Clubs Will
lade s I ove, where one of the Tenn
essee major camps will be located.
This lake will be used to supplement
the existing scenic and recreational
facilities, The other Tennessee major
touiist camp will be in the Sugarlands,
(4) Ingenious engineering devices
to protect and enhance the natural
beauty of the Smokies. On the Sky
line Drive from New-found Gap to
Deal's Gap there will be at least
twelve tunnels, averaging ,'500 feet in
length. The federal highway buiWers
will tunnel under the large ridges
and spur rather than tear them out
and mar the scenery.
(5) The Great Smokies have for
many centuries, been a museum of
Nature now, the Federal Park Ser
vice will make lliein iilso a great Uni
versity of Nature for the geneial.
public. The plans call for the em-1
ployment of a nermancnt park natu
ralist, whose work it will be to provide
scientific information and lectures for
the visitors in the park on the natural
wonders ir- the Smokies. Experts on
the botany ami geology of the Smok
ies will be available at the large
tuurists camps to give public lectures
Meet Here Friday! Tor?.k S;d.
Mim.ot. kJV ,,VWI L uali
At 7:30 Friday night in the dining
room oi tne Methodist church, the
three civic organizations of the men
of the county will meet for their usual
third joint supper -.meeting' of the
year. Members of th - Civitan -Club,
Irtf. -Vinlnn .Vin T?l.r (T'lnl. ,.t t .,
Wlll KP IvlVPtl H ai0 1 nesville, and the Booster's Club of
IT 111 MJVs VI1VV11 11V1C na,.i..,. ! ,;v. U l,0:'0
men will attend.
iClaranee Poe, editor of the - Pro
gressive Farmer, .of Raleigh, will be
the principal speaker of the evening.
Mr. Poe is recognized as one of the
leading authorities on -..agricultural
matters and those who have heard
addresses of his prior to this know
that an inspiring and helpful address
will be delivered by the noted editor.
r '.oei.,. w
dav t, ;im,an aau-
--.il., 4, ( ,11.
" T. Hannah, Iron
ftel8.1: by hops
J0e arranged later.
Transformer Burns Out,
Town In Darkness Short
Time Last Monday Night
- . '
Monday night Waynesville was
thrown in total darkness ;fo.r about 20
minutes as the result of a burned out
transformer near the depot.
. Electricians were on the spot in a
few minutes and replaced -the trans
former in a short time. The cu
rent being- hayjp'ort just 1n -tftna
for the radio fans to get get Amos
After successfully presenting "Two
Days To Marry" the Hazelwood Dra
matic Club will repeat this three-act
comedy at the high school here on
Saturday night at 8 o'clock.
From beginning to end the play is
lull of humor and wit with never
dull moment. Between a timid lawyer,
a faithful, but rather inefficient negro
butler, a young man finds it indeed
hard to find,, make love to and marry
an elderly woman ,n H days. The reat
is accomplished-(almost). The end
ing is a surprise to everyone, out a
pleasant one. '.
The play was directed by Mrs. Sam
Knight " and Mrs. - KeJlett assisted
Those taking part were:
Miss Nell Mehaffey, heroine, -Mrs.
Heffie Gaddy, colored maid.
j.mes Kuykcndall. nejrro butleu.
Raymond Scates, timed lawyer.
Jesse Roulette, .leading .man, younf
and wealthy. '. - '. a t . '' L.
Clinton MghafTey millionaire uncle
or leading man. ; ,... . ,
Mrs. Clinton Mehaffey, widow by-
choice. , v '.-' ' - - '
About $25 was" made on ibe .pky.
The -proceeds were-gwen,-to-, the -school.-The
-dirMtoPr Atatpcj' jtiaWtbe-j roeflnJ
ber.-'Of- hecast -wished to thank
Sluder-Garrett Furniture . for the use
of the furniture. !
The Mountaineers have finished
their week's training for the game
scheduled Friday in Hendersonville
against the Hendersonville Hear Cats.
The Mountaineers rested Monday
afternoon because of their field be
ing covereu with water, hut put in
good time getting limbered un Tues
day and Wednesday and have plans
maue Tor a light workout this after
noon. With the exception of J. Davis and
Garland the team came through the
Christ School affray in fine shape last
Friday when the locals carried the
ball across the goal line twice and
added an extra point while the visi
tors were only able to score 6 points.
.Reeves, flashy quarterback, was
the consistent batk of the locals, while'
Patton. end. was in his nrirw and
proved to be too much for the Green.
les trying to get around his
the line. ,
Coach Weatherby stated yesterday
that he intended to use sevprnl nw
Lawrence Green, hi tin priest of the men in the line ud against HpmW-
Tioyal Arch ' Masons, announced that sonville. but that he was taking the
Royal Arch Masons
Will Meet At Bryson
City, October 27th
getting a welfare officer, and thev
were assured that they. were. . It is
understood that plans are underway
to have reiHresontatives from each
community here Saturday to repre
sent then- community' on this matter.
Another fact brought) up by the
commissioners was wlnth-er or not U.e
civic organizations, churches and in
dividuals would support such a work
er if one lie employed. 'Representa
tives of the group meeting last Wud-ne-iiliiy
assured UU'ln that : hese or-g-tniKations
would coojKiiatu in every
way. W. C. Allen, chairman of the
Ken 1'io.s.s chapter of this county
pledged the support of the Jted Cross
and assured the commissioners' that
more flour and cloth could be receiv
ed liom the Red Crosfm thi.- county.
Homer Henry read , a- tegram he
had received iroin tliii, state which
sa.d that the state vd.s ready to pro
vide $4U57. toward tile' salary and
tiaveling expenses of a welfare work.
er Irom now unti thi firsi nf .lnlv
Rev. H. W. Baucom brouirtit; -out. th
lact that if the county would, apjiro-
pnate soniethinir ' like "' hi70() it' ti
welfare officer couhl be' ciiiployed and
be put to woirk immadiatelv.' und lie-
fore the real cold weatbt; jet in.
It was pointed out that by employ
ing a welfare officer that:.the. funds
for the salary' for such an officer would
lie taiu'i! from the -poor Iund for
which $13,0(10 was; appropriatc-d for
the coming year, and ' that the addi
tion of the welfare officer would in
no way tend to 'increase taxes, but
would have a tendancy to decrease
them, and it was believed a welfare
officer would save scr.vul thousand
dollars each year outside of 'his salary,
Another paramount . fict brought
out was that those neednig help would
receive the necessities of life and not
cash. .. . '.' '' '. ...
Rev. 11, W. Baucom made a stir
ring appeal to the commissioners in
presenting the resolution adopted last
Wednesday. He present-- some inter
esting facts in a letter tb the editor
which will be found etc i the editorial
page of this issue. .
Among those officially representing
some organization at the- meeting in
cluded, Rev. II. W. 'Baucom, Mrs. J.
M. Long, Mrs. Grover'Davis, Ernest
L. Withers, W. C. Allen, Ho'mer Henry
and W. C. Russ. .
Tobacco Not Seriously
Hurt By Recent Rains
According to Jas. ' L. ' Robinson,
county agent the receiir. rains and
continued dampness would, have little
affect upon the tobacco.of.this county.
"The ereatest trouble." he k:UV. "will
likely be that the color 'will be some
what darker than before- the rains,
but I don't think seriously hurt.''
The tobacco ma rlcota in 4h!r
end of are scheduled to open about Decem
ber the first.
there would be a 1'strict meeting
at Bryson City on October 27. This
district comprises all lodges and
members west o Aihcville to Murphy.
the leaders of the organization will
be present and a large number of
members from here' are expected rt0
attefidt 'T-hete' will :alSo- be a .latge
class ofi xrandidates to. receive. .-their.
le?rees at the" meeting. - it. was said.
mi "i'1 .' . ' . ,' . . . .'
inis is tne regular annual lneenng
rid one 'or tne'' nigh spdts'in-;the aM.
ivities of. the-lodge-work airi a Jajge
number of.. .visiting.. members outside
the distriparexpiscUd-to bo there
for the trteetinffr ' --;- .
Dr. D. K. Medford, of Clyde, is
iistrict High Priest
entire squad in casP the Bear Cats
proved to be somewhat better than
last year when the Mountaineers
piled up a score. of 66 points to their 6.
..it was doubtful whether Davis and
Garland would be able to get into
action Friday. Garland is suffering
a strained shoulder muscle and Davis
had bruises on -his leg. . Khune will
probably substitute for Davis at halfback.-
Khune's ability as a consis
tent "ground gainer will probably do
mucn.to duplicate last year's score.--.
.The game-last Friday was. one. of
tne best games played ori the local
field fn years. Both teams using
smooth systems, and few mistakes
W. II. Henderson
Reported As "No
The condition of- W-. IL- Hender
son, county commi.ssion.er. who is
conhned at his home suffering from
a heart attack and pneutponia, was
reported as "no better"- Iafe yes
terday by a member of his family
ovc r the phone .from .Canton.-
' -Mr. Henderssn has':hith' ill for
about a week. -.Hisn .condition on
Monday was considered serious.