MorpaM--. Weekly Newspaper Combine
THURSDAY. MARCH SO. 19:53
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
Is All Set For
Large Crowd Expected To lie
Present To Discuss Proposal
Made By Dicus
Community Leader Passes Away
l'OIX)KEI) CHOIH TO SIN(J
AT MEETING AT 8 P . M
I x s' y
Vin.il plans have bien lompUted
J' h La. meeting which will b;
,dl.t the courthouse Fndav mght
t I -Mock to discuss the recently
'..ro pu-l Wuynesville Di-tiut ham
! P"l Commerce. The townships ot
H.l'. lonathan ami Way nosy ,1U
be-the territory from which iep
;SnUt' ,.11 be expected to be
''''committee on i'unKom,mS
announced that they had securci the
olored ch.)ir to render several .it the.:
fioVit negro spiritual .songs at th,
'"'iffpioimsui Plan will be preseut
,,, to the mas, meeting and discussed
ritv nrescnt lavor me
, ,amot.u,ll b,.,k,d to. I
IeWt a president at the meet.,,,!
ridav niirnt, n " ... ,
-Mayor Atkinson of Waynesv.lle and
Mayor U.cheson t.f Haelwoc.d, ,-u.d
puH- amat.ons uipnR the c.t,en; of
he temtoiy to be served bv the p.o
,10hed o.san.at.on, to be pu-ent a.
t meetW Member, oi the com
mrltee, which was named Tu -sdas a
wek when 22 repro-rUat.x c-s o
the c.v.c oiKan.zation. of the . t ai ui
,)I0fosMonal men met in a joint mw -
i and discussed the p ans, sUud
that an invitation is, extended to eve -...
iWw rneetinu'. No m-
.lividual invitations will bo i-ued, it
Present indications are that a laie
(lud will be p.ent Knda nijht
One member uf the tommittee s a t
,a ycsteulav, 'that t was the
dutv of a citizens 7
munitv to be present at this meeting
LMuc'h inte.est is be.nt? shown in the
new ortcaniaition both here and awa
ro-m here. Several letter, have been
received from former residents he r
eommentinp: on the movement. Ont
VeTuest was received from the Junior
Chamber of Commeice ,n Macon, Oa ,
asking for the outline ot the organi
zation for their use.
3 Dogs Kill 134
Sheep In Jonathan
No One Claims Dors That
Slaughter Sheep. Dogs Are
Killed Hy Farmers. .
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rfficSiClearing Of Right Ot Way
jiSSSSSSlFor Soco liap Koad Began
On Last Monday morning
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Hill Would (live North Carolina
.5.2 Per Cent. Heer. Wets
Pleased With Outlook.
Boer TuenUay cleared its lim lfK
islative hurdle m North Carolina with
a rousmp whoop.
senate judiciary committee, with
the cheers of wets and the pleas of
drvs still ringinp after a two and one.
i,.,H" limn' bi'iiviiiL'-. voted 10-. i for a
favorable report on the Francis bill
to legalize the s lie ol .1-2 per Cent
1...HV in the state at'.er May 1".
Tuesday niht on motion ot Senator
Kov l'raiicis ot Ilaywootl. author ot
the bill, the senate voted unanimously
beer bill as a
' the coni
1 indication of
eld before the
the half ot the
d the greatest
shout mi" and
I'hoto b Shernll s Mndi
Bonner Ray, 37, Buried
Here Monday Atternoon
Letter "J" Seems
To Be Popular With
You could look the world over
and perhaps never laid a tov n
that has the distinction Wavnes
ville has when it conn's to hai-
In two barber shops here, eveiv
barber, and even the shine bov
in one. has "J" for. his hrs.
One Of Outstanding Men Of
Community Died Alter
I' unci al services for Bonner I!a .
, who died at his home here at 10:45.
iv niornine:, folhnvin an illness
ten days, due to pneumonia, wei e
il on Mondav afternoon at ,i o'clock
at the First Methodist
ade Johnson, pastor
ot which the -deceased
member conducted tin
Asbu-v Howell, former memlier ot
the board of county commissioners,
has icported losses that h id been sus
tained recently in the Jomithan Cieek
section bv sheep killing doss. He
stated that I'M hhe( p had been sLiuKh
tered bv three stray dos m that sec
tion in the last six weeks
i . i.,tiiii Vi extent ot -the
damnpe by these dogs., Mr. Howell
said the three .dORS, two uci u i -I--..
.1 ,rhi tVint was annarently
a shepherd dopr, visited his pasture
one night and me lie" -found
scattered about on his place
.in .. 1 1 1 nnJ A eW(S. A teW
W (lean laiiiua - , -
.I. u-on r.f Viio Tieiirhbors.
L. II. Bramlett, Sam Queen, and
-'Ueor-KC (iarrett, lost udoui t.
i . not ilia iss amount-
ed to 4H, Mr. Queen to 1 2, and .AH
i. .. . i. . 1 A
Mr Howell stated that a dof? hunt
bepati. Nobody claimed the .dog?, ?
.1 : .1 i a iranl them t:o their
It was uctiuuu o-" ,
lair. A light snow had fallen and the
dogs' tracks could be .plainly -n J'
. u . i. .. i ,.ur. tVio.eVippn durinir tne
night. Several men with guns track
ed the dogs to a -iin in a i""' """
neaiby, found them in hiding, and, as
the canines came out, shot them down,
two German police dogs, and one that
resembled a shepherd. Since then, AH.
( Continued on page )
Sanitary -Barber.. Shop.-
1....,,.. C im- UTS. w nil' rue
eniiJiu.s is v . .
.lones Barber Shop has two. and
everyone bepin their sinuatuM-s
with' the letter. "J":
The Jones Barber Shop l.-
not only have trn- sa.m
but the same tnst name,
hii." . . .
barbers in the wih..m
BaiberShupau 1 It M.Otn,,
White, J. 1.. -"fi
Reeves, .I. H. anip. .. ., an-
J. ('. Camp. 1 he snine u..
bers are John K. done
Ban o i
of the church
was an active
I. Mangum, cd
at Mt. Airv.
to :H'gm deoate on the
special order to follow
i' 'ens iii 11. now under
Thus the oil 1 may not 1
li ltil m-Nt week.
lictoic setting the bill
oiler the senate "adopted'
nut e suostltULo. However
w is t "Tiien a a mean - it
bill printed, not a a
the senate opinion.
1 uesday's hearing
lartrest throng to jam
House in years, piodia
..tu.ioiit of rheeninr.
hand-clapping precip.t .ted during tin
present session ot 'lie venorai assem
bly. , .
Anient beer supporters llltel lupteo
pvopmi. nis of the bill with shouts anu
chwis and opponent with sarcastic
remarks Applause tor the drvs was
a .t laekinir-- but did not come up n
volume to that given the beer tones.
Drvs in the crowd hvquentl.y heckleu
Francis' bill, summarized, provides:
1. That beer of :1.2 per cent alco
holic contents may be sold m .Nortft
Carolina alter .May 15.
2 That no person under Hi veara
( l ontmued on page eight)
CAJSTON MAN IS
Accident Occurred On Jonathan
Creek Tuesday .Niht. 2 Cases
Of l,iciior Found-
W1 :i'i. : .: . ..-y,W'r. KKj
Work Is Ueinu lushed On Pro
ject. Ten To Fifteen Men
..-!!:ii .oiistiaietioii began Monday
morning on the upper end ot the Soco
crew of about 10 men have for
the past three days been at work clear
ing the liO-toot rignl.-ot-way. mere
is a possibility that additional men
will be added to this force in a few
davs, when C A. Uagland, contractoi ,
arrives and makes definite, plans for
brinuing m the shovels and othei
I! ti-ii rows, A.i; . alb r and .
KV-i,p- -oi.) .Il are 111 charge .ol the
I work in Hiv interest til Mr. Ragbmd
I during Ills abseiiee.
I ,1 T Kmeli:. resident engineer, anil
. i.. ,.,.v ..f four engineers ale on the
j ob repre- enting the interest ol the
sf-ii lii.'invav depart nient.
I M ' liari ows stated Monday moill
I ,i,.,i i,.. ..vneeteil the average
VKllH Ii IKVNI.n . ,ulinber of men employed on th lro
(C,,t courtesy Asheville ( H wi ) . if w m)( ,(( .lll()U( 1(10 AHhopgh
lllis ii.iin.K-r win ne iooo.il t..i
tirst -lew weeks.
1'nder the terms ol the contract,
ex-service men will be given tirst
preference, then married men and
C.. -.!,.:.. i tni iVklt single men last.
Arthur Francis Is
Winner In District
Speaking ( ontet
A miniber ol houses, and a church
.. in 1,...., . i. . m. iv... I iilninr .the route
Will Represent This District In ol the i id hut this will m n wav
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. .i . a I.. . leiie i' v l tut ii.'uhx- "i viiv.
Barber Shop bai-
Mrs. James McLean,
64, To Be Buried
Well Known Resident Here Only
111 Five Days With
i-eliteeti viiiee.-. lender-!
iii the Arms
i There." Dr.
remarks ill con-
of Mr. Kav paid
a business man,
tlve church work-
usband, father and son.
le impressive -servers .during. Uio
interment in Green - II ill emetery
Ui Rev. Wade. Johnson
B- HaVes in charge,
'eature was the sounding
nember of the American
mi am 'Momi
ingurp in his t
turn with the
hute to him as
vi- leader, as an a
were held vv
and Dr. I..
1 he- closemg.
nf taps bv a
I he funeral was oni
ever held m Haywood
church was crowded
count v and
i its fullest
Smith To Hold A
Bull And Ram Sale
Several weeks ago, W. D. Smith,
vocational agricultural directory,
the township schools, announced that
he would be glad to assist in holding
a wool pool, ram sale and a bull sale,
if the farmers wanted such.
He received a number of requests
from many farmers askine that n
head this work, and he is now making
definite nlans. Dates for these events
-will be announced at an early date.
Mr. Smith announced that his vo
cational hoys had grown over 50C
bushels of Canadian certified seed
potatoes in the county, and had sold
everyone- and had orders for 50 busb
Fune.al sei vices will bi held ill .
ing, following an illness , ..... -.
with pneumonia. ,
Kcv. Wade Johnon. pao. ot t c
Methodist church, and I r esii ling K U
er Dr. Ln B Hayes, will have thdigc
of the services. Interment will be
made at Green Hill temctei j .
Mrs. McLean was the ughte ...
Mr and Mrs. Turner Proffitt, of Bald
.Mr. auri . i there
f reek. i ancey u)u'f ""s , ,
'until her marriage, and then moved
t Waynesv.lle hu.band.
Elizabeth Mclean Jiou. - - -McLean
Also one sister, Mrs. Alarv
iiiiucaii. y ...: ..n,i three
Hampton, of y new.... N.
brotners, ruaivi , V V. i. v r
C, Robert Proffitt, Bad tA N.C..
and Bacus rromn., "".'"," r
Active piw. v.-. - -
Rav W. T. Shelton, Dr. O T. Alex
ander. J M. Mock, James Atkins and I
E. J. Hyatt-
STORY HOUR SATLRDA)
The Children's Story . Hour will be
conducted as usual next Saturday af
ternoon at 4 o'clock in the commis-sioner-s
room at the court house. The
storv hour for the next several weeks
will be under the supervision of the
Community Club with Mrs. R. K.
Camphell as chairman of the com
mittee in charge.
parity, with sever
who were unable
remainmii- to stani
their last respects,
the gallery which was
colored people., was
. , cres of them unabl
the section ass.gneil
the outside, 1 he higl
lUtside and ;.i.
One -ection of
recerved for the
riFo. filled. while
to tind seats in
them, waited on
e.-teern ill which
the community held Mr. Kay wa-,
futhe,- evidenced by the. many heauti-j
ful floial disign , .vhi h km b irked
high on the alter ran and ''.'flowed
the chancel ot the church.
Scores of, cars formed the pioces
'ion. which took several minute- to
nutii si I'iven noint. Members 'f the
local Post of the American Legion of
which the deceased was a valued -member
handled all the traffic, along the
I'm" of the procession from, the resi-
.. ... ,Vw. . Imi-I. gn.l t rum the
chuich to the cemetery.
Priirtirallv every business house in
the (it v suspended business during
'the hours of the funeral service, while
I several closed for a half 'lay. mi;
First .National tfanK cioseu ai.
o'clock instead of its usual time in
honor of Mr. Ray's memory and the
schools cut off air recesses and rear
ranged many periods in order that
the teachers and purnls might attend
the funeral. , .
Members of the Board of Stewards
of the Methodist church, "if which the
deceased wasl chairman attended the
funeral in the line of honorary paii-
l All nmrilnvees of ( . L.
Ray's Sons store attended tne .'rv..-e.
in a body.
Monday morning a group of
Ray's friends, together with the con
tractors and engineers who bt'an
work on the Soco Gap Road, held a
brief service before any men were al
(Continued on page eight)
Do-vian C Dills, aboul 21, West Can
to i ii'llrg station operator, was at
most instantly killed about J I o'cloc,
Tuesday night when the cur he wa
driving left 'he Jon itban Creek roa'
and overturned. 1 he accident- mailt
led about -12 miles north of Wayneu
leonaid Sanford, also of Canton,
w.a- riding with Dills, hut escape'
with minor injuries-.
Dr J L Rprvi's, county enronev.
went Jo the scene oC the accident ami
liter 'in investigation, said the. cas
... i i .. 1 1. iiiii.,
was one ol accideiiiai uetu.n- .'n.
who was tilnncd beneath the car. re
ceived a broken neck.
R T Bovd. farmer, former chair
mail of the hoard of county cnmmls.
.cjonM and who lives about 300 yarn,
from the scene of the accident, wa.,
-i t r tct'-d to the overturned car hv tht
-le-im- of Sanford, who also w.
pinned in the wreckage.
a,ifon!. who received, minor CUu.
i 1 in in iured left shoulder, was glv
, tn-t aid tnatment and later take
to iail pending an inve-'.igatior..
Sheritr J. A. Lowe stated that, Di
, Ioiiik', two cases of whiskey-in. tht
U ige o, tne ear The linuor va i
1 - . 11.4. 1..
Hied miciiliiiHHamj. ,
I'liin nl s, iv ices toi Dil's wi 1 bv
'irvived by his widow, v
and his mother. Mrs.
. H, .-ill. if (. anion.---
Arlhui Francis, student ol the Vv a -
nesville high school, v on first place
i the Westerii orth ( Mroluia vo-a-
tmnal .igiuiiltuie ikmg 1
last Friday afleriiooi, in ,vsuev o,e.
Seven boys entered the eontcsl
Voung'l lam-p pol. on I .jiuli
ation of Taxes as arm L.diel
Miasii.e ' llu, wa tlu siiii, P-" h
that b. won tnst pi in Mil' l' u i
Wednesday morning in conipet.it ion
with' three other bo.vs.
ll. vv.nn.svilh l..v will .. pi 'sent
Western North Carolina m the slate--vud.
. out. st in Kab'uh n lime 1 as
' t,,l llu- dislint and
.I thud .1- stit, lontest
x ,U , i on. ol llu out I. .mini
imti n- m t 1 lh"",'' ' ,
W D Smitb. diiector ol lh.' voi-.i-
t ,,nl uo,k lui. i .miMOi.,1 I i .mi
i'thn Vs. Ilarnev, 12,
' Buried in Elizabeth
City Last rl hursday
Son-ln-I-iw Ot Mi. nd Mi-.
I'. Lee Was Well Known
ing Will Be Held At
- .. :..,,n ,1,-.j1 mot'i itif .will -he, .held
at the courthouse Monday night ..I
T 'JO for the purpose ol iniominig d.i
familie- now reu.ving welfare aid,
and others, the best method of plant
ing and caring for crops this year.
This- is an important meeting, and
.: ,,-,..i i ..vnected to attend.
Sieakers of the evening will in-Hu.b-
V T. Sheltoii. Arthur Osborne,
Hom.'r Htnry and W. I) Smith. The
famous Soco Gap String band will be
u'f.sent to furnish music.
Central Elementary P- T. A.
Will Meet Tuesday, April 4th
Tne Parent Teacher- A-sociation of
the Central Elementary school wiF
vill meet Tuesday evening, np.ii
At 7:30 o'clock. -:-.. V., tV,
The program win De given o .n...
fM four grades, and every parent is
urged to be present. .
half holiday will be given the
K-ade having the most parents represented.
Il-irney A'l. of Raleigh, who .die,. I at
, alt.. lMd llospual in Vashiiigtoi.
Thursday, were conducted at . -,;.
o'elork Saturday iiiternoon ai hnst
Kpis.onal ihur.h, Uiab.th ( it
Bunal was mad. in h- Lpisiopal
cem.t.'.V The .ve win ion
ilu.t.d I.V the nam. ass.s ,, by
1'heodoii Patn.k, ,1'itorot the ( huuh
of the (Jood Shepherd, Kaleigh.
I-, VX1 Mi Haim v main, d U
.. - i-,.,i,f,.r-(,f Mr. and Mrs.
1 1 rare i.e.-, o.. --
S 1 . l-i. - f 'his o'v
fr, a, live pallb.au i- wu. Root it
(, l.im.v. John 1' M. adman, ( ail
II.H John Hainan ami in. " "
of Raleigh," and Jerome. I' lota. Han
Creenlcaf and Harry Sheep, ot I !;-
bcth ( itv The Ifst ol nonoia.y
bearers comprised a number of pioro
incnt fn.nds oi the ducased fiom
different parts of the State.
The seiviees were attended by .v
ernor J ('. B. Khringhaus and a ho-t
of -other friends and relatives.
Besides his wife Mrs (.race Lee
Harney, of Raleigh, he is survived by
two small children, J. M. Harney. Jr.,
and Grace Heilig Harney; his moth
er Mrs T. S. Harney, of Khzabeth
:'... .. ,.:.f,.r Mrs Hattie Harney.
.'r T.-i':....i..a u t'itv - Virother. W. Selby
li l'jll.dUi:oi vii.j , v.
Harney. of Norfolk; for cousins,
Governor J. V. 11. f,nringnaus. iu.-s.-Mary
Wysong, Mrs. Joseph P. Green
leaf and Mrs. W. P. Duff. ,.
tv,,. .-Ai.i-naKnl . was oorn in r,n-a-
bi'th City, and during the war was
with the intelligence department of
After the war he became connected
with a bank in Norfolk, but for the
past 12 years has been, assistant sec
retary and treasurer of the North
Carolina Home Insurance Company in
Mr. Hamev has spent much -time-in
Waynesville and had made many
friends while here.
W. T. Lee attended the funeral,
For City Park In
Very Near Future
Hans Are I nderway To Develop
(Juduer Property Into
Mr: It. If- Ntiotcher, rveiil! named
,-let i i-iii-oi .t lliii .on.iniiltee to mvcstl-
i gate the possibility of erecting- a .eoni-
iiiunilv bouse lor v nynesvi I ie ano
llaelwiiod, announced yesterday that
ohm, lor t he const ruct'oii ol a city
pai k m :li.e near future were most en
courai'iMg-, while -plans lor erecting
a coniniiinitv house hail been- post
poned I Negotiations have been un.lerua.v
'for some weeks with Mr. David Gudg
'er and Mr. K. W. Gudger owners, ot the
lot just tins side ol the. come! cry en
trance, and tormerly used as a goll
driving range, as a site for the park.
The owners ol the property are
willing In donate to tin : 'on-munit.v
the -property - provided the town oi
community will return! tin. amount
mill fur , t reef and navmg assi'ss-
ments, an.i percent interest on this
V ileposit ol sl2i with th.' i-irst
National Bank would give tb': .com-,
munity the "privilege to Use the piop
..(,. not i 1 the first of January With
ii option tit buy at that time. Be
ween now and that, time, it was be
ieveil that a numbe:- o! sporting
-enu could be held at t he .pai k . and.
ai e more than .-hough to o i- 'his
I o 1 a 'ht that i ' t
t-or-si'. -hoe pit. thing juts - and -o.the.
hi-e- -of amusement could be con--ti
u ted. while sand pits swing- ami
'i,l ng b. aids . o i' 1 bi ' . I foi
no i-iithhen. . -
o permanent . -1 -i uctai i, , . j- Iv a-
(o.h (te wall- i bui'd. ,g till I"
p imitlt d .ii Md oi i . ' 'en'
until bought by the coniiuurit v . .;
il.,ii -r,i,. iiiiiierwav- to -ev i i a.
interested persons hi ;' .to ao
VV ite the anil gei woik-mo-
park underway within tne next . few
weeks, in order that the park will be
r-omolete bv the- time: tne sum.
nier visitors arrive, heie..
Call For Donations
Of Shrubbery Made
i ....ii i'.4u iton-ition ot snruocery
I A iii' "ii iii. "" - ; .
to be given for the courthouse lawn
was nvidc Wednesday morning by a
group of women representing uie
women's organisations who. together
wi'h the county commissioners, are
having shrubbery planted this week
at the courthouse-
It vv.-- fiund that boxwoods, four
f....t high were peeled, some Pfitzer
Juniper, for mat planting, and ar
bnvitae wa- needed at this time.
Anvone having atiy of these snruos.
h-inld ce in torch with any member
i f th" board of commissioners, or Mr.
Roth', who is supervising the work,
the committee stated.