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WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THUtSDAY. OCTOHEK 12. 1JW3
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Linent Citizen And Merchant
Uere Died Aiier inness vji
.....r i-.'i-vices were held Sat
T.',i'.ri''K-n at the First Metho
. 'i, ,. .1 M.Mock. 67. who
.'.'"i,;, home on Haywood street
m a i"-s -
.'Thur.i:i.v afternoon, following an
,pk ..f two weens, services were
j.,,.,J :v Kev. Wade Johnson, pas-
..-.,. ..ttiiKiist enurcn. ur. Lj. n
:vfircsbiing elder, and Rev.
V: New, rector of the Grace
i l.,,..,.V, 1 rO , , vi n u'ne 1T
r. n.w tvni tv j
ij w-iness nouses were cioseu
:; ;,, 1 o -clock Saturday awer-
m tunera . lhe rirst JNa-
!ank closed at one in honor
.t.litorium of the church was
..apacity. and many were
: gam entrance and scores
'. aisles during the service.
lr, M ., k became a citizen of Way-
:i years ago, coming here
ana where he was born De
i, lMir.; The circumstances
ming are interesting. He
. years ago that he hail
;m .1 to come to Western
f'n rim ina tor health reasons. Me
;ew rj-thinjr of this part of the
in.: rv. !, he took a map and se
tt avni'sville without knowincr
vthine about business .conditions
re. Hi. came and early became
J with the town and county.
eir.tiiai nusiness ana xor a nine
irith Clyde H. Ray as a clerk,
with .! -M. JJavis in the same
.ml several years after that
ame associated with W. T.
a the: general mercantile busi
When Mr. Lee was elected to
rhif on the Corporation t'oiii.
! Mr. Mock bought his interest
the store, and since then he has
(Tt in business for himself. Mock's
partmeir, store on Main street is the
alt of his labors as a merchant, in
ayne-ville in the last 30 years
He was a steward in it ho- First
tbwlist church for many years, a
n;an, a .Mason, and a member ot
Junior Order of the United Amer-
Mmhanics. H was also an en-
feetic worker in the American Red
huh intr the nosition of chair-
et relief for about five years,
dive nallliearers were; Claude
ten Hugh Massie, Hugh Sloan, J.
coy!, n. A.. Howell, and T.
iacken. Honorary pallbearers
egion To Sponsor
Play Here Friday
The !o. a! pun of the American
(in. is -jmnsoring a three-act
nn'sy ei.titled, "See You Later"
he hith- school auditorium this
iibiy iveiiintr. The. nlav nromises
e one if the (h's- presented here
season, with the entire cast
mposed of toCal talent. Among
w in the cast are Susie Fisher,
iii-e-" Moody., Sue Kessiah. James
svis. William Medford. Tony Davis,
neimich. Fred Dover, Alfred
Me . Kermit Purcell. A large
nr -.of chorus girls play an im-
As an added attraction some mem-
r? of the organization will do
e hetween-act stunts in singing
Sl llatlcilln- . Tl ...111 iJ,,,ln
Ll,m Lee, Jr.. Linwood Grahl, E. L.
r.i.nton fir C n r... t ht t
v.craaiey, Lester Burgin. Clay-
Pack ' vyliu uciiiiiis aiiu .juvuie
Proceeds wi!! go for the Legion
Prices have 'been set at 25
r Resiirns As
Court House Here
l,v ' "'i, lurmer superinienqenL
court house, reseigned last week
,, - uuties as salesman wiin
:tihf?f-ifi-law, with a nationally
, , Micine company. Mr. Liner
cceeded by X C. Allen, of this
Liner's brother-in-law, Mr.
f .obilf accident Saturday night
M- Jiacon, Ga. As soon as Mr.
Lii.. bIe to travel again, Mr.
-pi',!11 Jm him and assume his
Last week Mrs. Charles Buf
placed a 25c want-ad in The
aXe;'a' days previous. Soon
- er the paper was out the find
o swester returned it. to
;mv ?m' A wdt-ad in this
iw J ! a good investment
meer advertising for a
Three Weeks Of
Court Will Be
Held In Haywood
Judge Finley To Preside At
First Week. Judge AUey
At Second And Third
Governor J. C. 13. Ehringhaus is
sued an order last week for a spe
cial week of criminal and civil court
to be held after the regular Xovem-ber-December
term with Judge Felix
E. Alley presiding.
ThP regular term of the November.
December term convenes Monday.
November 27, The first week will be
presided over by Judge T. B. Finley,
of North Wilkesboro. Judge Finley
conies here in the place of Judge
Alley for the first, week, because of
the murder trial of Stamey and Blay
lock for the alleired killine- of CjiiIh'v
on Pigeon: Judge Allev having been
employed in th case prior to his ap
pointment as judge
Judge Alley will take the bench on
Monday. December 4 and will
'two week's cotiit. ad Jimrniiur on
Decenilx'i- Hith. The criminal docket
is expected to be practically cleared
during the throe weeks of continuous
All Three Going to the Antarctic
h on 1
Trantham Bound To
Court Charged With,
Death Of Small Bov
Dell wood Man Is Alleged To Have
Pulled .Lad Into Path Of
Albert Trantham. ;!(). of the Doll-
wood community, was bound over to
Superior court by Magistral,. Frank
Ferguson Monday afternoon charged
with -the death of Clifton Swanger.
11 -year-old school boy of West Can
ton, on last Wednesday afternoon mi.
Highway No. 1(1.
The youth died almost instantly,
after being hit by the truck which
was loaded with a cord and a half of
acid wood en route to tli(. Champion
Fibre wood yard.
The truck was owned and was
driven by Fred Elliott, 40, In the
center of the seat was Ellis Setzer.
40, and on the end of the seat was
Albert Trathani. All from the Vf U
wood section. Setzer and Elliott
wfre not held for court.
Glenn Swanger. nine-year-old
brother of the boy who was killed,
was an eye witness to the accident.
Hp pointed Tratham out to Mr,
Elliott and to officers as being the
man who threw out his hand from
the truck and jerked Clifton into the
path of the truck. He said that
Trantham reached over from the
truck as it was pacing the boy and
Mr. Elliott testified that Trantham
had been waving at girls along the
highway. He had the truck in low
gear while going up the hill, and
noticed the boy near the pavement.
The boy threw up his hand and
Trantham waved. He did not see
Trantham grab the boy. hP said, but
felt something hit the truck.: Stop
ping as soon as he could tic went
back and saw the boy on the edge of
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At Weekly Meeting
Rev. Maynard Fletcher Talks On
(Jetting liest of Worry. Dr.
Garren New Member
City To Donate
Water For Use In
Schools For Year
Lights Will He Turned On Again.
Old Hus Drivers Are (Jiven
The county board of education at a
recent meeting ordered that the school
bus drivers of long runs be paid $20
per month and those having short
runs be paid $15. The salne drivers
were retained by the lioard. The
state ordel'cd several weeks ago that
student, drivers should be employed
and he paid $7.50 per month.
The board of aldermen of the town
of Waynesville in their meeting last
Thursday night ordered' that no
charge" be made for water used by
the high school, central . elementary.
East Waynosvillo, Lak(. Junaluska or
the negro school. The board is sched
uled to -appear before -it he town of
lla.clwood and get them to make a
similar order-. for the. Hazel wood
The state board allotted about one
half of the -amount used last year
for lights and water for the same
this year. .The. county school board
ordered that all lights lie discontinued.
Siiue the city is not making any
charge' for water the. lights will be
t urned back oh-
Interested Parties Are Working
Through District Chamber
! Call Is Made For
Broken Toys. WM
Be Used Christmas
Oscar L. Hriggs Offers To Repair
ISrokeii Toys To (iive To
t.--ear L. liriggv stati'd yesterday
that i t: : .a nyone having old broken
toys would bring or send them to him
at tin1 lire station tha: during his
spare time he would repair and re
paint them between now anil Christ
mas, and have t hem ready for the
community Christmas free : which is
ponsorcd eai h year bv the- Woman's
Club. ' :
Each arji le .should '-be tagged, with
the name of the person giving the
toy, Ale. Hriggs said. The town will
furnish the paint and necessary holts
and '-i.ther items necessary- f"' re
pa h i-ng t he toy :.
Mr. Itriggs' said that the work
would bo done while 'on duty a! the
lire.; -station.- It is desired that, all
person - having toys will get them to
.Mr Hriggs : at once in order -that, ho
will hn e ample time to repair them
before Christ mas'.
Conference To Be
Held Here Tues.
Rev. Maynard Fletcher, of Wash
ington. N. C, was the principal
speaker at the Rotary Club at the
regular weekly meetinf in the dining
room of the Methodist church last Fri
day. Rev. Mr- Fletcher is past dis
trict governor of his district.
He spoke in part, on the .ability
to meet present day. controversies
with a smile. "God pity any man
Who can't smile at trouble," he said
"Just good plain laughing is a sure
cure for worry." he continued,
For about thirty minutes, Rev. Mr,
Fletcher illustrated his meaning in
the valuP of laughing by telling hum.
urous stories. , but always . setting
forth some moral.
Four visiting Rotarians from Flor
ida were present at the meeting,
which was attended by about 15 reg
ular members. Dr. S- P. Gay, pres
Dr. F. O- Garren was taken in as
a new member , at this meeting.
PLAY AT BETHEL SATURDAY
"Eyes of Love,' a comedy-drama,
will be presented at the Bethel High
School Saturday night at 8:00 o'clock,
A small admisssion of 10 and 2o cents
will be charged.
WRECK VICTIMS OUT
Mr--. Grady Boyd and her 3-ycar-f
Id daughter. Barbara, were slight
lv injured and bruised Monday af
ternoon on Main street here when
their car was hit by another m fron.
of the Hotel Waynesville.
The District Chamber of Com
merce is devoting much time and at
tention t'V interviewing farmers of
the entire section with a view to
signing up a sufficient number to just
ify the immediate location of a cream,
cry in Waynesville. It Was said that
the creamery people, after nersonal
inspection are entirely satisfied with
the opportunities and surroundings
of Waynesville. and that 'hey are
ready to establish immediately a plant
here if a sufficient number of the
farmers will co-operate to insure
them a .dependable source of supply
Mrs. Matthews said she will he
glad to have any of the farmers,
whom she has been unable to see,
stop at the office and leave a
statement as to the number
of cows owned, distance from the
highway, etc. She's very anxious to
reach the minimum number set by the
creamery folk before the last of this
Ready For Christ
School On Friday
The Mountaineers put in their hard
est. -work of the season this week in
preparation for the Chri-t School
game there Friday. This game is
slated as one of the toughest, on the
schedule this season-
The local boys are in good condition
af'er trampling the Hayesville team
to ;t 33 to 6 vicitnry lan Friday on
the local field. Th few injures re
ceived, in the Asheville game have
di-anneared and the voys are out to
ladd the Chri-t School gatre to their
j lis: of victories.
About 200 Delegates L'xpected
Mere For All. Day Session
At Court House
The western district welfare confer
ence. be held in Waynesville on
Tuesday. October IT. will be the first
of the -ix annual conferences sponsor,
ed I '.".'the State board of charities ano
pub welfare and the North.. .Car
olina' association of county superin
tondents of public 'welfare.'..:'..
Hoioer Henry, sUperintenden; of
pub'; welfare, is presidimt of the
we tern district, and will preside over
the conference ; Mrs. K. W. Wall, su
perie'erident if ptiblii- welfare Avery
coin,!', is secretary. 1 he Haywood
cour'y board of public welfare will
be fe-f to the district, which includes
the fallowing counties: Avery, Burke.
f'ley, 'arid. Mitchell. Yancey. McDow
ell, . R-itherford. Madison. Buncombe,
), .,.;. r on Polk. Haywood. Tfansyl.
vani.a, Jackson. Swain.: Macon., Gra
ham f lay- and Cherokee.
: -The public is invited to attend the
dist r vt welfare meetings as' the pro
gram this year will -be-' planned : to
mee' the individual-' needs of each
di-'riet and will be of practical val
to rieial arid civic leaders. For the
pa three years the conference pro
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MAN VISITING HERE
Mr. C. M, W'agnor. of Detroit,
Mirhigan'. Sunday '-editor of the De
troit Times, and Mrs. W'agnor, spent
last week-end a t the Hotel LeFaine
as guests of the District Chamber of
('nmftiprnp awl 'he botel management.
Mr: W'agnor was here to secure mar
terial for articles on this j-ection to
ho published in the Detroit paper.
He also made pictures of the park and
various places of interest in this vi
cinity to illustrate his stories.
ERNKST WITHERS OUT AGAIN
I,. Withers was able to lie
jUt Psram for the first time , Tuesday. i
after being confined to his home -or
two weeks on account of illness.
Two Members of Police
Force Asked To Resign;
Will Whitner Refuses Job
FAIR HERE, SAT. 21
Vocational Hoys Are Working
Hard On Exhibits. Com.
munity Asked To Co.
mnnity I . i r w hie
by ! br, ' oeat ion.
ol' tlie high .( ho.
hebl on Sa:ur,
ol' '.be American
a I inc. willi ! lie boy s
be i lie. inade to seen
Mai n -1 i vi t lor t hi'
inn,, ai'iioun. enieiil
in j week rVgiirding
elll lllv Will
Will not be
but Will be
W. 1- Smith, head of t
fural ik'paitment. stated
regarding the fair, " 1 1' y
better agricultural county.
the annual com
s being sponsored
Ac. i icul: oral boy s
and which will be
. - I sj Mem.iei s
ec .on are . oopei
- .1 nd .in i If, ill i
lie .-: building on
exhibition. I let
will be made
taking vocational' agn
compete l or t be dill'er
if elllbl!s. Hi,, exhibits
onlined t o j u t t he b" :
open to 'anyone in the
vyesterday ml want a
now is the
t ime to start. e
farm exhibits this
port given by the
They are giving hi
money. Will you
I the aittiive sup-American-
it li their time and
io your part'.'" be
Is Not Granted
Judge Alley Holds That There
Is Sullicient Evidence - To
Hold Potter In lail
Judge Felix K- Alley after a hear
ing on a writ of '.habeas corpus her'
Saturday, refused to grant freedom to
Clarence' Potter. 2'.t, one :of the four
defendants held on charges of the
first degree murder of Thnnias Price,
uini was slain near Deep iapl .Sun
day jifiernoon, Se)temher 21.
Judge Alley remanded Clarence
Potter to the county pail where the
other' three defendants, Dewey Pot
ter;,. Eric Lodford, and: Wayne Pot
ter. ,M, are being held in custody.
The hearing began at Id o'clock
and was concluded a: Pi o'clock. It
was held in the judge's chamber in
t he roiirt bouse.
At the conclusion of the hearing:
Doyle D. Alley, attorney for the' -de-fondants,
nskod that permission be
granted: for the release on bond of
Wayne 'Potter on the grounds that the
hoy is of tender years,' I Us t riet So
Iicitor John M. Queen was -asked what
mind the 'defendant would be able to
olfer. The defense attorney ''aid
$.r00. but the court refused . .to allow
bond at this figureand left the mat
ter open for further negotiations. . '
The State was represented at the
hearing by. Solicitor Queen; '': assistn
by J- K- Morgan M. Stamey,: am
Alvin Ward, attorneys, tor 'the pri
At the iM'girining ot . th hearing.
the solicitor said the case .was not
properly before: the. court as U:n
sheriff. Jake Lowe, had not been
served with lhe' necessary natters to
produce the prisoners. The objection
by the solociio) , was 'later'. withdrawn
and the hearing proceeded. Judge
Alley stating the burden was upon
the petitioner to show he, was being
illegally held in the custody of the
sheriff of Haywood county.'
Defense Attorney Alley stated that
the puv-e of the evidence to be
intrMlue.-'i"Was to show that Clarence
Potter W a - not at the scene , of the
shooting' but was. on the contrary,
miles away af the time. - Six wit
nesses were placed upon the stand.
W. K- Potter, father of the peti
tioner v a- the first witness. He said
that on the morning of Sunday, Sep
tember 21. the day of '.he shooting,
he and bis son, Clarence, went to the
top-' of .'Id Bald to attend a singing
meeting that had been called by his
son, ( larence. and which was attend
ed by people from Jackson county
and Allen's Creek, Haywood county.
He said they left home. about 8 o'clock
and got to the top of the mountain
about 11 o'clock where they found
some people from Jackson county.
He said the party had (tinner at a
spring near the top and then spent
about two hours singing. ..The part';
broke up about 2 o'clock and he .-.'
Clarence went home hfr said. ,0 ,
way down, they met some peo; : V
told them, of the shootin
Price, ancf they'. hurried,
from there came to W'
On cross examin'a4'
gan. of counsel for '
Hoard Of Aldermen Uequest
Caldwell And Milner To He.
sijjn. Successor Not Named
Sam II. J,
ones, member ' ;,e Ikiafd
ot a.b.''nneii and chairni.n of the
police department, fold The Moun
taineer yesterday th.lt .be sneeess-
w bo w ill till the place of Fred
ibluell ami K. C Miiner on the
rce Inn' not been named
ioiceiiii'n named above
e.l to hand in their resignn
Ihe boiird on or before Oc
Mr. Caldwell has already
ii bis. r ,,,,,es .nid he
ding M r Mile, i ",. an x dav.
oa 1,1 in exeeutixe
ice of the
: l-cce sin.
in Mr. Wli
. Ii n n. i . ,
pnien! ; I'll c
I'm niei ly poll
lhe I lew pollc
w 1 1 1
lliit l Tuesil ,y
hi.-!' of police
be named as
ie lo ,.-,e.,
be invest i-
I . I l a..e , , ,,
ce oliicer f ,
the l.'oh, at
i'. oliicer. fi
Fred Caldwell,' in M letter to (he
editor of llns paper gae his personal
views on lhe ru.'iltci , and also Lis at
titude towards the event at the 'Ashe-.'
ville-Waynesville football game. Mr.
Caldwell'.; letler will be found on the
editorial paged!' this edition.
(ne member of the lioard stated
yesterday that It,, had been approach
ed asking him to change his dis-jsion
and to reconsider: He stated fur
ther. "My actions: and decision as
recorded at last 'I'liui'sday's meeting
of t he bo i rd are filial.''
The event leading up to the board's.,
action was climaxed by ' the actions
of the police, at the recent Waynes
ville --Asheville footlyill game when
a free fur-all light took place on the
sidelines. As far a could be learned
no arrests wore made, even when
t hose engaged in t he light resumed
t hi ir bat; ling.
.Mr. Cablwell said yesterday that
he had been a member of the force
four years in September. For 'over,
a year he was chief of poice. He was
Mr. Miiner". has been
for ove'r two years. He
night policeman. ,
Is Approved By A
Local Hospital Is One Of Out,
standing In State. Is Making
hortly after the last city
on the force
is .at present
..The : appn
I e d in ( hie;
ing .ot the
Star'.',ii.'i':-ifai.n l.'onference of
American College: of Surgeons:
ived list of hospitals in
S ates and Canada was
ago t hi ; week at the opim
1 'ii h .annual , Hosnital
ine naywooci ,i oun y. Hospital was
one of the U.MK 1 approved ones. .For.
sever:, I yea r . the local ho pita! has .
i eeii acclaimed , among the outstand
ing in th,. state: . '.-...
.... In IfilS only 'US hospitals in (he
eiuntr.v could mei t . . the re(ui.remen' s
fissset by t.hev conference. ;
Highwav From Soco
Gap To Cherokee To
Be Approved Soon
: Xews, from: Raleigh relative to. the . .
highway from Soco .(;,ap toCherokee
last week, was that : i,e I-'fier.l Ge , ..
ernment has not 1 yet a pproved :'. '.Cr
route, but the :i p p nival ,.
within a short time. The pro" .' .pected
for 11.5 miles oif road fr ect calls
to Cherokee, trading s',; the gap
traffic-bound !i.iacadav j-yctures and
cations,. , " are P,,''.!1'
It ba - beer
ject -will tcost , , (,i that '" nr'1'
is the route . .mat.ni no.-. This
xvhich a . :
Just WllK '
ved: is not know -t r.
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wa-- i 1 i'"
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lay a: ''"
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