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Has More Paid-In-Advance Subscribers In Haywood County Than All Weekly Newspapers Combined
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1933
500.WW To Be Spent For Park Lands
Business Firms Here
Cooperating With NRA.
New Jobs Created
jtferchants To Add More Clerks
To Their Present Force
Plants Under Code
Additional jobs were created Tues
day night by business men ol ay
nciville and vicinity whe the ma
jority of them signed to keep their
places of business open from 14 to 22
hours longer than the K. R. A. pro
giam says a clerk in a dry good store
or grocery store can work. 'I he meet
ing was held at the court house ami
about o5 were present and entered
into a general discussion of the N. R.
A. program, with J. M. Mock pre
siding, and C. E. Ray, Jr.. acting as
liecause of the nature of their busi
ness, and not employing mure than
two people, some stores were not in
cluded in the grop, but in almost every
instance they have signed to coop
erate in every way with the N. R. A.
They arc to buy their goods from
firms working with the N- R. A. and
..also agree not to profiteer,
Most places of business. in Waynes
ville have already secured their
111 ue Eagle" and have it displayed
in their windows.
Dry good stores, grocery stores, bar
ber shops, together with others which
have made their announcement in a
page advertisement elsewhere in this
paper,-' state that they will open for
business at 8 o'clock, and close at."
o'clock every day except Saturday.
On Saturday the store hours will be
from 8 a. m. until 9 p. m. The clerks
in the dry goods torea will work 40
hours while the grocery ileiks will
remain on the job 48 hours a week-
Mayor C B. Atkinson in a bncl
statement urged the merchants to co
operate with the national movement,
as he felt it was the best way out of
of the present economic situation.
Ben E. Colkitt, manager of Royle
& Pilkinton, Inc., of Hazelwood. told
The Mountaineer yesterday that his
company adopted the 40-houv week
for both shifts at his plant on last
The shifts had formerly been work
ing 10 hours a day. The new sched
ule giving the workmen the same
wage Under the 40-hour schedule as
.they" received for the 10-hour day.
There are- now employed at the
tapestry plant about 125 workmen
who have been effected by the new
: schedule. .
It was made known Wednesday to
The Mountaineer that England-Walton
Company plan to adopt the blank
et code in the near future. As all
things of this nature are worked out
at the Boston office of the company
nothing definite could be learned
here except that plans are now being
made for the adoption soon.
The Champion Fibre Company went
on the 40-hour week basis Monday
morning, with the same wage as had
formerly been paid for 48 hours.
Announcement was made that 150
additional men were given work be
cause of the hour schedule.
Revival To Start
Wednesday At Clyde
Rev. J. Walden Tysinger, pastor
of the Clyde Methodist church an
nounced yesterday that Dr. Maxwell,
a professor from Ashbury Meminury
Will rt,, o vai,ival of TlP Clvrfe
Methodist church beginning Wednes
day night, August 8th.
The evangelist is a graduate from
the leading universities of the counts-
co1, Vnl Un,.or,l rillllO. Hilt
he still believes and preaches the old
fashioned gospel, it was stated.
A cordial invitation is extended the
public to take advantage ol ur,
Pastors T Meet
At Clyde Monday
The Haywood County pastor's as
sociation will meet for their regular
session at 10 o'clock, Monday. Au
gust 7. at the Clyde Baptist church.
All pastors are urged to attend, as
this vill perhaps be the most impor
tant meeting of the year, according
to R?v. R. p. McCracken, secretary
flf L - ...
K nit i: I ham is
Was nam. d secretary of the state
Tar Heel Farmer laxly a', their meet
ing in Raleigh last week- The speech
delivered by young Krai-.c;- apiears
elsewhere in this paper.
Arthur Francis Is
State Farm Body
Haywood Hoy Wins Third Place
In Public Speaking t on
test At State Meeting-
Arthur Francis and W. D Smith
returned from Raleigh last Friday
night after spending ten days at
State College attending, the A oung
Tar Heel Farme,. meeting the State
Vocational Conference, and the Amer
ican Institute of Co-Operation.; Hie
first- two named were state meetings
anil the latter nation-wide,
"The Young Tar Heel Farmers meet
ing was -attended ny moie i -v
boys from various cnapifi- . m-
tate. Arthur r r.rncis ; was me ' )
.- ,1,. ., i-,i,,vi 1 lo
representative irom me -i'".';""-chapter
of Vocational Agriculture.
He ;l,o represented Western North
Carolina in the state public siKakmg
contest. There were six, other boys
in 1 bo contest and he was ano.ucu
some Teal 'competition it was said.
"HaVwo.Hl County," M r. Smith, sani.
has a right to be proud of this boyas
he won honor, respect and trust m inis
meeting. He won third place in uie
contest, but .tins noes nov on v
true story as there was not one pome
ditVcrence in the three leaoeis as ic
vealed by the judges. On. the sec
ond day Arthur w-as nominated Jr
c...... T,.nl.;.iv,t. ,f iho Young Tar
niiiLC n-.iK.vii,. ----
Heel Farmer organization f rom thc
n .,.r,irn,l n'TIICo VOtC. lltn
HOOl auu itv..v. -.-
the committee made their report ot
nominations for state -secnetary he was
again nominated a nil won iy a wum
"This is a distinct honor to Aii-nur
an,, Haywood county from more than
one angle. He is the first boy wesi
of the Blue Kidge to ever noiu a
office in this organization in. the, six
years of its history. I believe that it is
fitting and proper that the. people ot
Haywood county have an opportunity
to "read and .. study, his speech,.' Mr.
Smith continued. .
The speech made by young Mr,
Francis appears elsewhere, in this
At Summer School
. Ha-wood county's representatives at
the Wake Forest-Meredith summer
school, which this session has a record-breaking
attendance, are D- II.-.
Cogdill of Canton, and H. . Baucom.
Jr.. of A avnesville.
-T,fniliront.-if ,r)04 students.
V 1LIJ ill ruiv.. - -
an increase of 10 per cent over last
summer session, the Baptist institu
tion i- enjOMng it- bet e-son inee
it- organization 12 years ago, accord
ing to Direcor Daniel B. Bryan.
"Our increa-e in enrollment as
compared with the national decrease
of 17 per cent " Dean Erjan sad is
due to the coalition with Meredith
College and the advantages of the
John W. Doan 77,
Will Be Buried
Here On Friday
Funeral Services Will Be Ud
At Home of Daughter,
2:30 Friday Afternoon
John W, Doan, 77, died at 4:45
o'clock Tuesday afternoon at the home
of his daughter, Mrs. W. G, Francis,
on Central avenue. He haj been ill
for two months.
Mr. Doan was born in C oatesville,
Pennsylvania. He was a merchant
there betore coming to Waynesville
nine years ago- He was an elder in
the Presbyterian church at ( oates
ville lor more than thirtv years and
w-is an elder in the Presbyterian
church here at the time of his death.
Surviving are one daughter. Mrs.
. C l'rancis. and two brothers. J.
A. and J. E. Doan. both of ('oates
ville. Funeral services will be held at
the home of Dr. and Mr.-. Francis
Friday afternoon at 2::0 o'clock and
will be conducted by lr. R. P.
talker, pastor ol the Preshvterian
church, Kuri.il will be in (liven Hill
lllack- I. eon Killian, Albeit Abe
William llarbock. Oscar Briggs, and
S. 11. Stevenson.
Honorary pallbearers are; M. K.
Uniirht 11 ( I md-U R 1 Pu-
- f ( Ko- , I S( iw i M
Mock; W. 1). Smith. )r C. 1). (ireen.
Dim-, ( II R in ( 1 R y,
Mr... Rciger. deorgo Justice. Dewev
Stovall. Felix Stovall, K(l Potts, J.
R. liovd. Charlie Russell, T. I.. Green.
Oliver Shelton. W. A. Grahl, H. (.
Stone, C. A. Plack. E. I!. Camp, and
I rov vche.
COUNTY SCHOOLS TO
OPEN MONDA Y, A UG. 7
Large Enrollment Is Expected
In All Schools. Teachers
All the schools of the county will
open Monday "'morning.- Augusit. 7th.
with the exception Of Clyde h'igh
school and the Waynosvillo town
shjp schools- according to an an
nouiH'enii nt from County 'Superin-1
dent Jack M esse, yesterday. This of
course- excludes the Canton schools
which ire imder separate charter
from (lie rest of the county.
The Clyde high -chool and Waynes-j
viile tow nhip schools W'ill open August,
.'lis!. .The Wavnesville : township
scho -1 -only 'include- the .East Waynes-.
ville, Lake Jimaluska. Sauiinok, Al
len's ("reek. Hazelwood and the two
Wa tiesvillo school -. The scbools re
cently; aken into the Wayne.sville
'district .will open Monday.
There is a last-minute 'rush in mak.
ing liu:! ari angemenfs for the school
ojiening. B.us routes have been made
an, assigned, to the drivers.'' and the
exjiectation of a larger .-enrollment
than past years. With a decrease in
teachers is cause of much worry
among school authorities..
The county was allotted nine less
teachers tins vear than last. , 'I he en
rollment is expected to he much
larger.. In "W avne-ville township the
enrollment is expected to be .2(,'(). more
than last year..
Mr. Messer streesed the fact that
the state law (iocs not provide trans
porta'tion for children within two
mile' of the school- Last vear the
distance was a mile and a half. This
law will have to be adhered to in
every instance. Mr. Messer stated.
"All children within two miles of
the school can't ride the bus under
any circumsj.ances as set out by the
state law,1 he stated. .
All the ". schools are scheduled , to
remain open for eight months as pro
vided by the new state school law.
The teachers lost by the recent al
io, ment from last year's number are
are as follows: Clyde. 1; Fines
Creek,' 1; Bethel, 2; Park area, 4;
and 1 from high school here.
The list of teachers other than those
published last week for the W aynes
ville district are:.
Clvde Shirley Connatser, Princi
pal and Mathematics.
Horace Francis, M. and B.
Margaret Terrell. L. and E.
R. ( Cannon, Science-
Evelvn Underwood, E. and H.
; Mrs. Noami Crumley, F. and H. .
Mrs. Mary Brooks, seventh.
Helen Smathers, sixth.
Helen Rogers, fifth,
Bonnie Francis, fourth.
Edith Cannon, third-
Haselle Stall, second.
Ellen Haynes. second.
(Continued on page eight)
LARGE TRACT OF
AT EAST FORK
Alwut 100 Men Will lie (liven
Work In Cutting Million
Feet of Timber
One of the largest real estate deals
in the county in several months was
completed Monday of this week when
E H Hickman, county commissioner,
1 nomas and .lohn Michael purchased
from Ernest Hutton, 2000 acres ot
virgin timbe,. land in the East Fork
section of the county.
It l- estimated 'that there are about
a million teet of saw limtior on the
tract of land and plans are under
way by the new owners to let con
tracts within the ncv: few days for
elear'ng this land am) cutting tim
ber. About 100 men will be given
employment on the project, it was
Resides the large amount ol' tim
ber there is between 10,000 and 15,
000 cords of arid wo id which will be
gotten out at an e.rly date.
The tract is located near highway
number 'J SI and plan are to giV lb"
limber hauled out Willi trucks. The
colli r:.cts. w ill be made soon and work
will get under way immediately, ac
cording to Mr. Rickmaii.
Included in the list of men to bo
given work will die .loggers, teamsters
and :,riick drivers. .Most of the tim
ber will be rut under contract.
The purchase price of the trans
action was not made public.
Mrs. Ruth Rotha left Wednesday
fur WeavOrville where : she has a
position as secretary to the president
of Weave,. Colli go for the summer
URGES DUYS TO
Speaker A1 Juiialuska I rges
Men 'lo Kise and l-ighl.
a i ns Rcpealistis
An ;iopeal to '-Christ ian dry forces
tci rally to combat the wet parade
seidiing to repeal "'the IKth amend
menl" was issued at Lake J unalu da
last Friday by Bishop Ivlwin D.
Mouzon, of Charlotte, spoak'ne; under
the auspices . of the .Western North
Carolina assemblies of Methodist
.The churchman called oil citizens
to light against repeal,- saying. "Rise,
men of the south and light for Cod
and home, and native land."
. I!i hop Mouion said 'the people of
America face "three great problems
the .problem of peace or War; the
problem of economic recovery anil, the
problem of the trade in intoxicat
:oi:-oli kyiIj" :
Terming, the drinking of alcoholc
1 leverages an "age-old evil," the .bish
op cited various, instances in history
in which, he said, the "evil of liquor
had wrecked human lives, broken up
families, left children in beggary,
corrupted politicians, and filled pris
ons and insane asylums. '
'Tvirst one experiment, was tried
then another, " he said, in efforts to
control : the traffic, ''and finally the
conclusion was reached that there was
no way to do . business with the
liquor traffic with decency and honor.
It was in utter, disgust and horror
of the whole evil bu-iness. the Amer
ican people arose in indignation and
wrote, the eigthteenth amendment into
1 he bishop said he believed in
states' rights and added that "Southern-states
believe . they have a right
to vote against repeal, but Postmas
ter I arlcy; chief dispenser of political
lobs, hastens to the south as (the
President's spokesman and informs
governors and others that thev will
vote dry at the peril of political
disfavor. This is a new and sinister
thing. This is state rights with a
vengeance. In fact, the rights of the
individual are thus taken away and
we are to be herded and driven like
OT to nn DRIVEV
"No matter what others mav do,
the ministry of the Methodist church
will not be driven. Our ministers
are still free men "
The bishop said. "We have the
highest respect for the President of
the United States" regarding the work
(Continued on page 5)
President Roosevelt Signs
Order For Spending Funds
For Additional Acreage
M. II. Howie- who vva- elected: su
perinleiulenl . of the Waynesvillo
township .-chorijs la'.--t : week.- Cut
courlesv Asheville Citizen. :
75 Million Is Netted
To Do Road Work
People Have Sought
IliKhwav I ominission 'Swamp
4d" I'nder Willi" Petitions
I' or Itoad Work
Weary after four days of hearing
countless noail requests the Mia to
Highway anil Public Works Commis
sion adjourned '.yesterday- al'.enionn
upon completion nf a day thai' brought
tile largest group of delegations yet
to-, face Hie commission..'
If it had $.'iil .1100,(100 to -ien in
stead of $1 1,0(10.(1110, it possibly could
gran' the petitions presented to it
i luripg the most .intensive series of
highway hearings ever held in North
Carolina, but. Chairman K I'. Jeff
ress est imaled it would take upwards
of $75,000,(1110, to 'make happy every
body who ciine to Raleigh in search
of . road work ince the hearings be
"We want to rest." li' said in an
swer 'to a .query about the Coin-mission's'
next move, fli.s declaration
was eehiii d by other nlenibers of. the
Commission, all of whom Wore show
ing' elVe.ct 'of patient listening to bur.-:
di i d of -pet it Miners, w ho .-ought favor
for their highway jiroposals.
Mo.Ki-: to no
..The chairmim, in a w ikened con
dition brought. . on by a recei'v . pro
1 raclt d illne.s -,;, liore . the strain as
well as any if (hem. He -presided
over all .sessions .nf his, intimate
acquaintance with road: conditions in
North .".Carolina' occasioned much, com
ment. . .Today he, will return .to his offices
and with orders will be busy compil
ing and filing data asd material har
vested during the hearings. That job
will consume a week and after that
the commission will study all propo
sals laid .before it and select the pro
jects for inclusion in the highway pro
gram getting under way this summer.
ConcTucion of -the public hearings
does not eliminate further petitions
to the Com mi -sion.. but Chairman
Jffress is desirous that -they lie pre
sented in .'writing:,, with suitable
sketches, if possible, rather than in
Quilt Show Today
The Quilt Show which is an annual
event in. Waynesville- under the .spon
sorship of the Woman's Club. will be
held this afternoon. August .3rd. in
the building next door to the Way
newood Theater between the hours
of 2:00 and 7:00.
There will be cash prizes of $2.00
each for the prettiest old and the
prettiest new quilt; $1.00 each for
the prettiest snread, the prettiest quilt
top and the prettiest coverlet, aswell
as other prizes.
Prize winning exhibits will be chos
en by popular vote but only those
having made a silver contribution of
ten cents or more will be entitled to
vote. There will be no admission
charge and the affair promises to be
a rare treat, not only for devotees of
the art of quilt-makmg, but for beauty-loving
i'.v.w,v. t AV. KW.VWV 1
National Hody Starts Work Of
Speedinir Plans For Ex.
pendi lure Of Funds
President Roosevelt, has signed the
executive order authorizing expendi
ture of !?l,ri00,000 for completion of
the Croat Smoky Mountains National
park and the National Park service
began " making plans fo,. acquiring
-ullicient additional land I" m ike the
project a l'ull lledged national park.
Accm ding ito a special dispatch ap
pearing in -The A-shovillo Citizen from
Wa-h.mgtoii Thursday morning.
Th,. Croat Smoky Mountain- Na
tional park. mule,, present plan- 'will
c ut ,in when romplcted li'iO.OOO acres;
instead of -J 17 Ollil :u res a ally
ij.len.U .I. " i'- will .. . aii,iu-t-inent
of boundaries. R.M. Albright,
director 'of t he N'alioiial Park r c.'.
,lee! ire,l today and the fund- oh aineil
under the exeetilive order iua' be Used
I'm iui'eba-e of kind at the foot of .
stone of the nnuinla i ns 1 o provide win
ter ea nip's l'o- the I V'OO men ,)f the
emergency conservation corps now
wiirkiiiY',' in the -Croat Smoky park.
When 1-7, boil acres is .acquired, be
government will immediately take
ooi' .the park and it will be run in
the same manner as the other great
n.itiorial park-. l!y ' ivadjti.-tiilg the
iK.unilaries. (lu- Park service will not
be .compelled to purchase land origi
nally cuntcmplai ed fo,, the park, and
this will remove .t lie": clanger of proli
fci ring by owners of land desired for
the park it was pointed out- Had the
purchase of land been confined to the
original projected areas some delay
may have resulted in 'completing the
park because of the failure ofi he gov.
eminent .and hind owners to agree oil
a purchase 'price,. Nn announcement
as to the change of .'the boundaries il
expected utitil land has been pur
Albright : said today that the Rocku
feller foundation funds remain avail
able for purchase of park land under
new plan for use of federal money in
completing cln- park. About Iji.iOO.OOO
is - lati .I to be used from the Roeke
felle,. fund in acquiring additional
land in the Croat Smoky park.
II .. .l.iA-; ni:ciso
W'ilhis the next few days, Secretary
of Interior Ickcs will decide mi tha
cUo.-i'i(in of whether his .department,
will handle the purchase 'of the Croat
Smoky park land or if the goyern
nn nt-.will deal through the North
Carolina ami Tennessee, park com-,
Mrs. Sarah liases
Buried Here Monday
Mi--.. Ssarah I Hayiios. on, ubo was
formerly .Miss Sarah K. Roberts, for
many years a teacher in the .pubic
schools of Haywood "count y, die. Sun
day morning at the Haywood Coun
ty hospital at tiffer an illness
of several weeks.. Funeral, services
were "conducted -at the. Canton Bai-
tisl, church Monday afternoon tit 2:
and burial was made iii (ireen
cemetery at Wayne-vil le. following the
service at .Canton. . A short servico
was also held at the grave, .
Mrs. Haynes was bom near Wav
nesville, and educated in the public
schools of the county. She ' era me
a teacher when quite, young, taught
for a number of years in the. coun
try .schools- and when the public
school system of Waynesville v is or
ganized in 1 S!li) she became one of the
teachers,; and held the . position four
teen years. In , 1020. she was elected
to the position of teacher of
first grade in the Canton -chools
nas continued there urtn! the pre;
Some years ago she was married
to the late W: ,Y. Havties. who wa?
for six years sheriff of Haywood coun
ty and for several years United States
com mi's sioner and : who lost his life
in an aii'omobile wreck.:
Mis. Haynes is survived by several
nieces and nephews. The nephews
served as active pallbearers. Hon
orary pallbearers were: A. J Hutch-in.-.
George Haynes. Dr. .J. L. Reeves,
Dr. W. L. Kirkpatrick. Dr J R.
McCracken. Roone Medford. Frank
Fergu.-ei. J. - II. Kirkpatrick. V. W".
Mitchell, W. R Hipns. W." R Crt:
C. M. Blaylock. John ll. Knodarmrr.
and H. Arthur Osborne.
VAUCIh HFMYAL GOIC FIn
The revival meeting at the Maggie
Methodist church is progressing
njcelv, according to Rev. Walden
Tysinger. of Clvde , who is doinff the