Has More Paid-in-Advance Subscribers In Haywood County Than All Weekly Newspapers Combined
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, MAY 11, 1933
CIVIL COURT IS
Compromise Is Being Made In A
Large Number of Cases
On The Calendar
ration of an officer in the dis
.f his duties in making an
in alleged offender, was tue
: th-. tir.-t case that wont
7.' :V-'"iury in the civil term of Hay
' '", c;,Unsy Superior Court that be
l!',', lu re Monday morning with Judge
j'll i ur. nt. of Winston-Salem, pre.
7di'g The case was that of Adam
against "111 man, aim uin
an alleged assault upon the
U!tl!! Willi a ociiuij iyj"
a brought out in th" testimony,
'- I'hair, Horace Brock. Lenoard
.' !;..: T.ve I'athey. and Jim Welch,
'., a warrant for Fowler wen: to
v.;i.,- house to make the arrest
ui ie on the lookout for another
.jr,., violator, who. was supposed
',. the neighborhood- Vnen
wariarv; was read to 1 owler, be
; t.; :-.. would not subrni to ar-
and reached for his shot g-jn
was hangiiar on me wtn.
M-Ul"i'le ensued in whicli r owler seized
l'liarr'- Mm with, his teeth and Pharr
u-c.l hi;, Mack-hick to break the hold,
.t was u stilied.
Fowler'" complaint was tnat I'hair
u-t'd to. much force in striking him
on the head with the black-jack, and
In- he d was injured, for which he.
i ... . i . .
was a King damage.-.
ia 10. minute., after
ca.se. the jury returned
favor oi" I'liarr.
A. lot neys appe u ing
were: 1. D. Alley and F.
a verdict in
in (he case
K. Alley, Jr .
for Fowler .and J. R. JMorgan
T. Ward for the defendant.
All the cases on the calendar were
lis.pi id of several hours before the
nru'.ar hour for adjournment Tues
day afternoon, 'there, being a number
of casts that were compromised with
out being heard before the court, and
several nun-suits granted. .
lii th. iiiatter of the Park coniniis
ion vs. a number of citizens of the
county, a compromise was made and
'.he defendants ordered to pay two
thirds of the amount subscribed in
stead of the full amount.'
The records show that two divorces
have hem granted since the opening
of court Monday mornimr. H. j.
Mi.li. iil and Mae Medlord. and also
A. ( '. Howe and t.eneva How were
granted absolute divorces.
The jury for next week is: Jo
seph Robinson, Claude flildebrand,
L. F. Robinson. J. 1). Woo l. Beaver-
am ; Haywood Mackev. (dvde; J O.
Singleton, C- S. Ttntll I tsar Wells
i'igeon; W. K. Powell, .John C. No
land. H. A. Noland. C, .M Christopher,
G. F. Walls. Wavnesvillo: W. J.
Mvwn- Crabtree: Kutus Sutton. Dan
on. Ivy Hill: Dewey Mclntire.
'.ban's Cieik: and C. L. Green.
Store Has Splendid
Opening On Friday
The Massie Department store, in its
-" iuuiers on lUain .street was host
Friday to about 500 persons who filed
through the buildinsr with its shelves
and counters loaded with spring goods.
i ne ricention enn' iniipil from nVl-vt
n uie. moining to chtsimr time at 7
ocloik m the v(ninc Mor, thnn
were served with punch.
candy, and cake.
- 11- Massie, senior member of the
firm, stated that the number of visi
tors and the amount of business done
during the day far excelled expecta
tions... He, said that the persons who
went through the store were from
both the country districts and the
town, about 50 percent of each. He
added that indications are that the
business of the firm will be increased
about 25 percent bv the change in lo
cation. A spirit of optimism was exhibited
durmg the day. Mr. Massie said that
their business had very much increas
ed during the past two or three weeks,
and from now on he was expecting a
v'ry material increase in the volume
vi trade. His business was far be
yond expectations, he said-
Las week there appeared in
the want ad column of this paper
the following advertisement:
LOST Monday, Brown patent
leather purse containing keys.
Please return to Mountaineer
and receive reward. Hp.
Within 24 hours after the
Paper was off the press, the
Purse had been returned to the
owner. The cost of the adver
tisement was only 25c
.: When you have anything to
jell, buy, trade, or have lost or
found anything, the surest wav
to get results is with a want ad
fn The Mountaineer The cost
i only one cent per word.
minimum of "25c
State To Vote On
Dry Law Repeal
Next November 7
Three Percent Sales Tax Seems j
Likely To Pass Assembly !
A prohibition repeal referendum in
North Carolina on Nov. 7 was assured I
Tuesday when the senate pause J a J
house bill to call an vlectioa on the .
question of a constitutional conven-1
tion to consider the Blaine resolution.'
The measure, sponsored in the J
hou'e by Rep. Murphy, of Rowan.
barely did ga tiie M4 votes, or two-'
third majority necessary for passage- !
The eeom.l leading vote was ;i4 to S
On ti:ial leading, the proposal gained)
and the count was ;t to 0. j
. L'mier the plan, a "general elec.
tion" will be held November 7 to vote i
on the ijuestion of whether a conven-1
tion shall be hold in December 'to con
sider repeal of the 18th amendment. !
Delegatt will be elected at the same
time. They will be nominated by i
petition and will he pledged for or j
The vote will bo merely a referen
dum repeal because if the con
vention pionosition carries it would
b? mure than probable that a ma-.
jority of delegates elected would be
pledged to vote for repeal, and vice;
voi- a. (
lh.' plan has been ruled constitu
tion:.! in an informal opinion by the
slat.' supreme court.
It'is expected that the revenue bill
which provides for a three per. cent
siles tax will pass before the legis
I iters leave for their homes.
Mrs. Wright, 95, Is
Buried On Tuesday
" , "
Deceased Was One Of The Coun-jwas
ty Voidest Citizens. Sur
vived IJy Large Family
Laura Lominae Wright, ito,
the home if her grandson,
Wyatt. at 8:15 Monday even-.!,
ing. Mav Nth.
In the passing of Mrs.
Haywood county lost one of
.Mrs; W l ight was born in. Union',. S.
(.'., on May Is:, 1 Sort, and was the
daughter if William and Hetty
Lominae of I'nion county. With her
p'i rents she moved to Alertandev, N.
('.. and there she iiiariii'd the late
Albert Wriirht- in. 1865. just a few
months after his discharge from the
Confederate Army. Me was one of
the first young men to hoist, having
joined the old Huncomba Rifles the
first company organized in Asheviil?.
He served lour veai and w-.i a loyal
soldier and goon citizen r.nti! 'the time
of his death on Dec. 2, 1D1S. ,
Mrs. Wright had made her, '..no
.with her son, Joe Wright, until' 'a
short while ago, when . she. went to
visit her grandson, Maunel Wyatt.
She was taken ill while there.
She is survived liy :eight children:
four. sons, John Wright, of Castonia ;
M .M. Wright, of 'Canton: .W J.
Wright, of Dellwood ; and Joseph Leo
Wiagh;. of 'Wayne.-yiile,; also the fol
lowing (laughters.: M r-. . Kiizabetli
Iaiiiaing. of HichMountain, N. C;
Mis. W. C. I.undv. and .Mrs. Deander
Medford of Hamilton Washington, and
Mi M u v t, of U ine i'k
Thirty-six grandchihlren aiid tyyenty
one great grandchildren, also one
brother, Lotus Lominae. of Liii. N. i;.
Pallbearers were the foiiowi'nz
grandsons: Heroert Crlie. illi .' and
Fred Wright, Glenn llipps and -lan-uel
Wvatt. I' uneral services wrre
held at Richland Chapel, and inter
ment was at Locus Field cemetery m
She was a loving mother. a:iu kind
neighbor, and will be missed bv her
numerous friends. I'eauiilu, rh v.ers
attested the universal esteem in
which she wa5 held by all who knew
her." : . V ; ' .....; '
Mrs. Mary Rogers McGuire. former
resident of Havwood county, died at
her home in Atlanta, Georvia on April
12. She was buried iri'Walhalla,
South Carolina on April 13. Mrs.
McGuire has manv friends and rela
tives m Havwood wuiiiv who will
hea- of. her death with regret. .
Education Hoard Is Confirmed
The General Assembly confirmed
the board of education of Havwood
(cunfv, cn Wednesday afternoon. Ihe
members are Arthur Osborne. C anton;
R. I . Messer. W avnesville, and Homer
(agle. Canton. It was learned that (he
boards first meeting will probably
be held Mondav. at which time the
superintendent of education will be
Of Citv Boards
Jnesdav afternoon Mayor
C. H. Atkinson announced the
following -ehairnieii .for the dif
t'eient departments of the city,
whioh are headed by the three
newly elected mcinbets of the
board of aldermen.
The appointments weie as
J. II. Way, ihairman of tin
ance and cemetery.
S. 11. dories. , ha.rman st : evts,
police and sanitation.
W. L. Hai din, ,Ii.. ihairman
water, lights and li:e depart
ment. Mayor protein was not nam
ed by Mayor Atkinson Wednes
day, but will be appointed at
an early date, he staled.
The new board was sworn into
otlice on last .Monday night,
Other than the 'formal procee
durc.of taking otlice. no other
business was disposed of by the
Local Hospital Will
Have Open House
Tomorrow, 9-12; 1-3
Annual Hospital Dav Will He
Observed IJy Haywood
Miss Ruth Hampton, suncrhiti ndoai
of the Haywood County Hospital, an
nounced yestei day that the local hos
pital -would observe National Hospital
Day tomorrow with tin open-house
from ! to l'J.and froiii ! to :; o'clock.
National hospiial day is obsoivcd
each yo.'u on the birtliday of Floiein'o
Nigh: ningalo, who bear- the title of
''Queen of Nurses." This is a na-
Itional observance, boh, c; prochrme I by
t lie president. The lirst nhservaiK e
made, during the administration
oi w ooiirow ilson.
The local hospital had -IK patients
yesteiday, which is. , an average for
the institution. The patronage of the
local institution has increased to
t sin extent during the past year
the trustees are to begin within tlii
i next few weeks the construction o"
111 Stl'MIOll llii.i. liv.t,,.. It, )(,,,:
h ' ,',. ,,,,'. ,'., a. i i, ,t. ,...'
' in the hospital buihiinu- may be used
for patients. The Duke Foundation
is paying for half of the cost of the
new home. A check has already been
received for $1,00(1 of their share it
was announced yesterday. i
All trienils oi the local hospital aie
extended tin invitation to visit the
hospital" tomorrow-, but are asked to
please observe the hours- '.I to 1:! and
i to ;;.
Is Named Coroner
For Haywood Co.
V. (i livers,:
'o irt. appointed
ti'v!.'...f ' Canton
d.'.'.-d .('.-m f Dr
f I ''i-irtori. who
v. .1. K. We tiuoia.
':;' til 'he UIV'X
.1 , I.. .Kcrvi',-, also
resigned. ... recently
! mayor of Canton.
:hcn I e wa- loot :!
Dr. Wi stinoi-' larii
eo-.r,ty. ilia" '?i'.drt? t ile son of ( 'harle:
Wetnioi elaral, "who holds a resp'O: i
bio ne dt ion 'with the Champion FiVre
Ci tiia!: ,.'. The new coroner recently
w .s grant' d his license to iiratiee.
Poppy Day Will Be
Observed Here 27th
will : be oil - ( s
as . well
, as. . throughout :,ti
: on Sat u riay .May
will be offered for
the streets by members of the Am' r
ic in Legion Auxihary.- and members
of the Legionaire's families oh Foppy
Thr ' proceeds fronr the. sale of the
roppi? ; will e us (! in the work of
casing for disablr'd veterans through
out, the' country, and in caring for
the: needy, veterans and their families.
Brief News Items
WiliamsG Ii.obeit 20 of M ir hill
was instantly killed Saturday: night
wne'i a nr in which he was riding
crasred into a wagon on the Durham.
Chapel Hill highway.: . Young Roberts
was a student a . the -L'niversity at
Chapel Hill, and a member of this
years graduat.ng class. The other
occupants of the car were miured, but
rsi seriously.. . The two negroes in the
wagon sustained bruises.
Two brothers, Kertf th Cyril
I'uck. were arrested p.v-d chcrated -w;:n
Kionanmng of Peggy McMath. 1 he
triri s parents had paid a ransom of
SoO.000 for the child's return. .The
enure ransom --was recovered bv in.
vestieators when the two brother?
Athletic Field Is
Leveled By Moving
300 Tons Of Dirt
To Level Football 1
(Jrass Has Keen Planted
: t ne past 10 weeks, over
lilt hae boon moved on
iield at the high school
pat t inch!
sell. ml ly
employed, by ihe
of the i-uillH.
con un.lcr tli
aporvision of the
Uepai imi'ii! ami
upper end of th
football lie Id,
it was found after an civtbuor had
I made a suivi.v. was t'noo feet higher
I than the lower en i. and the workmen
were- put to woik with pa k, shovels
and wheel barrows in untying this dh't
i aii.l making a level liehi, togi'ther
' with a tiO-yard sideltiii'.
I Two pipelines have been installed
oh the lii-ld ami will be used m water
ing the grass which was planted hist
week. The pipes are under ground
and will not in any way interfere
with the players on the tiehl.
The average number of men at work
on the project has b vn between '
and IV. accordilii; to 'Superintendent
1!. D. l'tunn. An estimate of the cu- '.
was made at Jv'ioO. 'Ibis figure was
v a -
opposi t o
Kymnasiuin lias hi en
ford-; a th re -foot eh
field for the specta'..- .
.Tentative plans aic to build .: foot
race Hack around the entile athletic
field, piovolod funds from tlio iehe!'
department aie available when (lie
jo i sent .project is completed.
Spe'cial care will be taken this sain
mor to see tiial the grass on the fo i
ball held i.. piopcrly Watered and in
lirst class condition for fooihn 1! tlii
I'all. Frizes Are Being
"'Offered . For Name
Puns Is Seeking Name
At liellt !leade
( . M. D.ii'iis, ovviicir of the recrca
ifonal la,cilities which iiichnfe a
sWiiiim'nr. pool, tennii- courts and tea
1 room at the Country Club Coif Course,
j is ; ginning this week a contest for
or too playground, r Oj- tno
ibiiijltcd a season ticket
twiil liwn and a :econd prize of
t"-','.'!; li.in! of i ." and a fourth
pi izo ol .f 1 .
Kaeh loiitostanl entering ;i name
will le given a free ticket entitling
him or her to -enter the tennis courts
or winrming paid on either of the
I i-r .-'! three days .after opening.
The .swimming pool
plot ed, and t he t"Ji ids i
ing com plot ion a - w
r .o n- ahil hat h Ii nisi .
Will i,c 1 1 1 a umli t hero
l.e elu and 'large-electric lloud lights
will he ins
n creat ion.
ma iagers o
a : a toe fo,
tailed at . I oth the tennis
swimming pool fir night
slated yi s'.i rilay that be
! .e abb; to announce the
; tlw ; park by next week,
inten st' d in sending in
the recreational (('titer
tbeni to M r. C. M. I liens.
;e t manager.
HAW 001) MAN WOUNDED
in ( ( IDEN TL MIDI
SVLVA:' -Mav HI. -David L'nder
wood, Jr.. "Dog", tai stand owner
ol avnesville. is in the ( . J- Harm
' l'liiunitv, hospital here suffering
f t urn a pistol, shot wound-in the: left
Ii';' wmrh was- accidentallv inflicted
Tue day morning at '! o'clock while
Mr. Uneprwood was riding in a car
on Highway No. 10 west of Ilillshorn,
Mr.' Underwood said he was changing
n : at .ons in thp car w hen the revolver
winch he was carrying m his belt, was
accidentally discharged. Hi3 condi
ti ::', t not serious. .
A. Nichols; of Sylva,; was
Tuesday '. afternoon by
bulb, ts alleged to have been fired whin
nr' and Dr. . C. Candler, also nf
the alleged participants.
were on the arm and ieg
and are no;
A survey made of the country re
viled that, nifite than f)0,OflO wag?
e 'rr.ers . have, been given an increase
from 5 to. 10. per cent during the past
:, Seventcrh . people ;
Sauth . :(.'" rolia a las;
tornado. The section
vi. 1 and Andeisen bo
were kill ed in
Saturday by a
e the brunt of
(Continued on back
Citizens Bank Expects To
Pay 10 Percent Dividend
At Early Date, Says Burns
Man Dies After
Beiii Shot Sun.
(Jlt'iin Kinosniori' is Victim of
Shot Said To Have l'e-eii
liit'd bv S. I 'art on
Glenn K ingsmore. till, fa'-nn r of
the Fines Creek .vet ion of the coun
ty, was killed early Sunday morning
near the Fines Creek Hapt'isi church
as he approached a car In which it
was alleged that Sigsbee 1'arton,
brother-in-law of Kingsmore's was
seated, and who is charged with the.
fact I shooting.
According to informal ion given out
from the sherill",.s department her",
there were six or seven men in the
party Sunday morning and "no doubt
mi what they bad. been drinking,'"
an ollioial sta'.eii. 1 lie party- luol hccil
neir the church for several hour
inguig and Inning a ":,ood time."
Kingsmore was said lit ha,.' been
neir the car when shot, a; there were
powder burn. on. "the ho ly. He died
instantly. I lie shot entered near Hie
Although there were several a: the
-c 'ii" oi' the. shooting. Sheriff .1. -A.
I. owe slal ;d that none of thoi.i would
admit hayiiie; soon the actual shoot
ing, 'because of the darkness, 1m: that
aw t ho
from' the gun
and K iiigsrnoiy
I' llllil ios.
boon at th
w ere single men
al'lcrr.i on at ti e
we i e
'reel; llapt it
made -in the
t hii rch I ntcrmi nt
church cenn tei V.
I a 1 1 ' in lei l!i
ing imnieiliat ly,
Until- 'Wed lie day
scene nf the sb.oot
it was said, and up
noon bad not been
Eecutie Hoard 01
Dist. ( Of ( 5s
Named Al leetisii
. The In
t rict Clr
ard of governors of the Dis
mhiT of ( iuiiim ri i' Inct Moii
t and elect ed t he exi'cutiv'e
the orgaiiizai ion and secured
The exeen' ive I oard iie
ni"n. Hilliard Atkins, CI.
and Uichaid N. Harber
iadie -, M rs. ( iroyer Davi.
T. I,. Gwyn.. I'resident (
will serve as chairman
ecul i'e boa rd.
s and Mrs.
. M. Dims
of the ix-
One of i he otru-ial-th
.t they exp"i t to
p-ublie by next wei
k t ire
.' hi ch
t ho orgaiii'.at i
Haywood's (fuota is
58 Men In Iteh'ef
Haywood county has beioi alloted
Frfi. men tor the - Civilian. Conservation
Corp ; who w ill be given w ork in the
national park and national, forest
area-i near here under I rcsident
Roosevelt s relief program.
The Haywood men lire reiuested to
ri'iiert in A -he ville today.
All recruit:, will undergo :i physical
examination, and jf thev ptiss this
exainin tion thev will be sent, to
Fort Hrairg for 2 w-;eks physical
conditioning after, which they will
proceed t the various working camps
in Western North Carolina.
Noitn .Carolina's ouotu has Len
placed at 11 oft bv lhc Svcretary of
Shot With Shotgun
( harne Trantham. wed knew tn
thi; county, is in the IIayWod County
Ho:pit-iI sullennir from wounds
c 'Use i by a load f shot from a shot-
gun. which were milicteil on ur.,!a
whil ' Mr. I -i n i;.ni was n: TeniHs-e
J u s t ficross the line- .
His condition was reported . as bc
inir some betier at the ho-pital on
Wednesday noon, although . still , se j
riou-i. Th" load struck him on one)
srlc. Practically the entire load en- j
tared his body.
cossTRVcroi; is hkttki;
Mr. Stnckler. foreman of thP cul
vert work on the Soco ,ap road, who
has been critically ill at the hospital
here, wi h pneumonia, is doing nierlv
now. Mr. Stnckler's condition was
considered as most serious for sev
Monday Is lust Day To File
Claims In Order To Parti
cipate In Dividend.
Liquidating Expenses Of Hank
Cost Over 1,:J0 Lor l irst
1 he last day tor tiling claim.,
against ihe Citizens liank and Trust
Company is next Monday, May Ii,
according to a statement and adver
tisement signed by A. M. Hums, Jr.,
liipiidating agent of the bank, appear
ing in today's paper.
Mr. Hums stated that all persons
not tiling their claims on or before
next Monday would not participate i,,
ihe tell percent dividend which he
hopes to be able to pay as sunn as
tile checks can be written after Mon
day. The ,
day of i
ie dividend will not be less than
out, according to Mr, Hums,
is now in his hands almost,
to meet such a payment,
about one third of the de
had their ci.,,1,. t L.0S
his week. Unless the reniain-
ing two thirds
llle their claims by
.Monday they wil
not receive imythiue
ti om t lie hist
I'lid payment, .1
Mr. 1 !u i ii s st.itt.il thaf he could not
undeistand why the depositor.; were
waitnie; loin;' bil'oio libnc, their
claims., i bis is must unusual, as rn
most cities l ho : depositors rtand us
line to get l heir claims lilcd .
Monday inoiiiing when .ourt .open
id heie, .Mr. Itiirns tiled his report
"wi'ilr the court which 'showed that the
co:l of liipiidatiiig: the bank from the
time ii was closed on September. 17th
t i .la una ry 1st was I ,.'ili!l.(l7. This
amount included $r.S.7() for Ihe audit,
and S-IST.:,!) foi- Mr. liuins' salary.
Accoi'diiig to the reiort hloti, there
w a-. a balance of $1 7, MM ..'!() on .lanii
ai.v 1. I'.I.'J.'!. i here is a little more
than that amount on hand at. present.
Win n t he haul, closed there wa.. ap-;
:ro,:iinate!y ,s'!l)l,(lt)(l ) deposits
in t ho bank. and with more
than .tf 17.000 hand, and I lie possi
hility that some claims fli not- In1
filed, Mi l!'U''iis leels. that he has
utlii'ieiil. rasli on hand to mi'i-t the
tin ' percent d.viocnd iniineibately after
in '. I Molld i .
U'ln'e i in
t he ilicoiue
t lie opel at -
t lie period
!J 1 o Janu-
: I ;:..:'
i. : al
'the 'expense analy;
the lep.ort liied with
as follow s :
I 'ourt i -osts
is as : shown in
nice and a xes
is a nd : t til ione'
T.iiht : and fuel
I eh phone and U be: a
i -avtdintr .K.xpcnsi
i K.xi ra hi re
; 1. 1:
a mis, dr.
: -- . i ota;
No at t.oi iii-v f, os.
Tile, i epiili ;:how:s
iias- ia i :i paid ill to.
; oi i. a -...s . 1,1,-i.t s. T
t he '-. li.d.bti 'that v
t' 1,- '
n -i .
to Mi hi by t he audit ii.iiv up.
n a joi it y of t ho total sum of :?!.!
'.;.. which, had bi'en leiiavi d: by
daring t lie period from Scplembe
the first l the year. The driren
between the sum tu; ne t ,r, . r hi
by the auditor ami th, amount :
by stock assessments Was derive.! f
interest im notes, lent, mi teres i
t 1 si,
or the m t
: r.ree .months
( 'I ls I f- TTl L
- foil i
tie in :
i J t
l was reported ' to .ae:
day afternoon at ihy
where he is sutTor tig
cut in his hi ad, made
mile cuxtinc wood near
the Fa-t . Fork soctiot:
I ia -,:av.
And Sen ice. 1 - -
' this week'-
nere appears a page-i-cra.ents
f i cm fen. lea.
11! tils :H a V.lK's V!
fii ni., cooperating
'; are i tferimr ;
'o.iiii worth .'f -'.
(, sra vice. ... Tur :
1 1 1 i 1 h