THE W AYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
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THE W Y.KS M.1.K PRINTI-Mi CO.
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Of all the weather superstitions, perhap..
in mi' has liccn moiv widi'spivad that that a.
fdc-iati'd with ( iroundlKijf Hay. Miriiary 1. Ac.
cnnliiijr to a Ix'lit'l held bv many, the tfioundlv;i
i-mertfes from his winter hibernation on thai
day, and il" lit' sees his shadow ho n'oes back
into hi- hole lor another six weeks, dtiriiu
which a continuaiu -e of winter weather may be
expect ei I.
If. on the other ha.nd.' February 2 is cloudy,
the animal will remain outside, which is a siyn
of an early spring.
.lust how the KioundhoK keeps track o," the
date. inchidiiiK the extra day in leap year, i.-
dues it. .
is the b
I, but maiiv actually believe h-
r an in
l he niai inn! .
than tin- :
inula nd 'bi
ians t I'll- bear.
February '1 is also I..!
I Jay in the church calendar
presentation of Christ in th
its observances is (lit,' ble-
In ( ierman.v il
. hedtfchojr ; ;,,
low n a-- Candlemas
conimeiiiorat iiig- the
e temple and anient;
dug of candles for
OLLECTING SALES TAXES
'1'iie subject of .-ales taxes is one that is
hi an! a iid iiisri;s.-ed on every side -by the clis
ti.rm i -! y tin- mei chant, and very soon the
politician will hvm saying a few things about
it. I!iii there is anot hi i- person whum most of us
hae not connected with sales taxes the man
who collect.- for the state.
"Jh," We say, "he lia a cinch of a job. A!;
iie has to do is to deposit the checks in the bank
that iiie merchants send liinv."
' I- .at so'.'" is the ring-in question that
comes from Raleigh, or at least from (b-orye
S.-otl, t'ormerly of Charlotte, and now director
of th" division of accounts and records in the
leVcnuc depart merit.
Some tew weeks ago we hail a little talk with
.Mr. Scott, and during t-he course of the con
versation he told of a few things that he has
to deal with daily that prevents his job from
being a cinch. '
During the conversation lie told the fol
"Several weeks ago we received lortv.tour
cents wrapped in paper with no name or ad.
urcs.s anywhere about it We have no idea
where it came lrom. Onlv todav we receive I
a postothce nionev order- for several dollar
Irom Havesville, but the sender s name was no
where to be lound. We wrote to the postmaster
lo find out who was paving their taxes."
Not long ago we sent a store keeper in
the eastern part of the state a blank on which
to fill out his report. A day or two later we
got the blank back and across the bottom he
had scribbled: J am eightv. eight years old.
and have been ill business IS years and I do
not have time to fool with them taxes!
All our business is not that ot receiving'
money. We have to do a lot of checking and
i checking and Inn) if the state is receiving
its taxes, We found jtist a short time ago
that a chain store operating m the state was
due ..sT.ooo to the state for. taxes that they had
i ailed to report; I lungs like this, the careless,
ness on the part ol many who send in then
checks unsigned, or fail to state for whom they
are remitting taxes, keeps us busy."
With that much of the inside on collecting
' EDUCATION If
I I HON Vlil . 15 Mib't i l
I l-lilurjili.in l- .hni.lne.. l! .-. the
: n..xi .J:tiia.T..,M-
J 1 ii,in. I- - !!! mi-
rmk. .yis :
lis . (1K1IS Kt i'H
oiiti-.-n I .iiipien notr iai-i-i- a I JRr"- '"'
U :,,....! i-ui.ty He r-r,-nily kill'-. l"
bis 2o-m.ir.ih.- M ii-.'-la-r ami u in n M
...u'cln i .-.I .1 u't itftie-l 727 pounds . pfiv?fS .i r.
n,m the fat he trot l.'.O pou.-.ns "t ll 1
l..i . ,v h.-i-i-- what 1 wan; s.'.nu f'j''Ji lint
,:' vu ii -zzanH with tiyui,-- lo rina MirtrH .
IImv much hu-.U-rmil!; will it tak- fetSt-' " 1 "
o. wa-ii 'Mvii ;., tne ei i-kline bread " " 1 '"
th il i- n h.- .iiatli- ilMiii the eracklin-- -no J- ..U e:i!n:r.- eoi.'.! lo, av
that madf the- J.Vi .un.k of lard?! .1." (Ji-mii--i Vo.ii U,.ii!.-i:. '-ii-iliii-
: .u i: ,tima'.e crm-ideled.) lioii. Ail v. havo !,st i- hoi jnn-ir.i
- i ,!,.! ill. i,!ii! ci iiii- iiri-ii o i-i-i ii i-o.
Ani.thi-! thintj: that is l.oiheiin; m. n lir ;i,.i.-ti ;.:-:n:i.,.i !ur
, i.-; will any hoy: that lives vti rx for ,. , ,.,, .,, t u niolit.v of
n-'V "" weih niui-h us tin ,!,,, lUinre to inr-
one li. Hill killed? If ,o-Wfl! ., .,.,,.,. ,..,rv ... MU..
wmi!. mt tie cut pri sill U ee a I1U111- . , , . ,. . ......
, . . , i u u re--! II; ! e; i ii I -1 M o. I.o..r.' 111.' Mar
i'i oL i "-o- t'L'i'n heavv ivi-lfhta de- 4
,...i an iie. nil. 0
So iiuirh for hnu's-- IvtV di.-cu-.s
' soim thiiiy' el-e, ju-l ''lie mole thuiilit.
: 'ihi re i- no aninia that l.ioks as dunw 'e-sl
I as a h'-i; 1 :v. an a rial four-U'Kgi-.l
I'l.-l olliee work mu-t bo i I lt' ie-. t i IliJ . 1
i mean the one t'ticle Sam run- and I
not the kind w(. used to "play" at the !
paities when kids -that was "thrill
as well as intel(-- injf."
lie well Akt'iaclii-n, n. of L'nch-,
Sa in .-, asseeiati's here. is :.lway.s m villi
a hui tv, and thi- wet-k 1 lound the! ,1
rausi - h,:. has to make three deliv
nirs -..laity and walks about cisrht
mi1'., luid ride- einht 'o piTfoim hir
I Fi rm the lilt
!'.' w, tl'.v Seair.:-.,
t nijrht tv the li. ii-t
( S. de ee:v:l.
is the "Tlt.-t .!' M.
S. H. Keller
A oroup of unu-ua.
mad. the lveepiion jfiv.
and .Mrs. James Atkir,
to be desire.!; the Weat:
til'ul snow fallinj; and u
all the while ; th.- beaut i
which hroiijh'i t:i vim :
ttint snew capped peak- ;
myriads of combiiiat ion .
place. Branr.ei crest
home, which in al! it-
t j sr.
I VI i y
hii'.ic nni-t 1 1
orkintr for hi
: 1 1 ewe!
i u In n t h
; se!di in e
' in,'v-,:ii :
Wa ' teli'M,:
- ihop nion
y do not' hi
er put more
I found tin
t e tlouUl-J
will put up
i -,!:o-,. who
t ho :i"i
sacred use It
sifrns iilept ical
s also as.-ociated with weather
witli t hose at tributed to t he
I'lierc ;tre several old .rhymes
taxi'.--, it seems that there is no one who
il lo be a "cinch," not even the collector.
iH ' mail i
t .-I" tie
The iota! dis'am
is l.l miles .
o all I'll-
.an , ev .a Ha laolily of
v l'U .iii-il euli me to I'nr
;..viv,. nvvv-snrv 'or .sue-
rsiiio. r.vf,.rv i In- wai
ilvi-vi ;iom a vrniaii
liiniwr-'.M via- -i-':i', ,ovie.; in our
a'v.olvaiiv eviiivr-. foil.iy, (ieniiatiy's
ino-i ,llii-iriaii- -viviiii-i. driven rnth-
iroin 1 1 1 j- own lionlvrs, tnels re
ir.-ai in a lv. I nrvsl.:i. in an Amoricar.
uiiii i'l-sil i .
Wliai ab, mi our aiuilvr'i vi . ilialiou'.
Miivli oi our Twentieth eenoiry cul
lurv is all i-ibiilnlde to our priires
in seieuc e. Is education by itself suf
livieni lo miraiiiee the security ot" our
rtvstvrn ii v iliiat ion? The testimony
of hisiori arum-.-, ii ihe end of our
auon is lo llvwil.p en It u I'r' w illiou 1
laraeter, we are h. -ailed lor the same-
late uhieh hetell Itume, vihiih wouiii
mean the firailna! ilisilileftral.iori id'
rn en luxation, rnis enarjeter.
I e.liiealiou lieeoini's anavi-l nither thtui
, a liability, 'l ie- fusion oi the moral
el.-uieiil in ail our prvee--es oi tuluca
tiow is tin; most serious fast; cotifrottf-
ini; us in nur enauiii social unn'i ,
No tiiUioii etui nuike perniLiuetil a j
cuiliz.iiion lumber than 'ts charntler
lusjtiivs. linger liaiison re'riurals us m
one ol his onks that those W It 0 set
tled in Hotith America sought sold,
while tliot who established the early
life in Nut-Hi Ainei-ica. eanie ia sourctt
" . f'-'i. H't-ill. Xi4p&ir-t IJuoa.
COZHH--S never .jipear..! :
tive; the hosts, Bishop
kins, whose hearty welc...n
en in advance in the m...
t- out .Muin i arnimia:.
two thi? afleinoon at t
Tabernacie in Louisville
U.. G. Foote performed thi ),
el ISiltmore : nil .11:- (;,,.
f . MtMp'ol-d. Of I I - -. i
II... .,,, IT..,.n.. .l IT! , .
AlU.-UV IKIJUV! ,llO .111. ll'lij
i atney. oi i lyiie to a .ton!.!,. u,.,li;4,.
Meet me at the court huu .,,;.,;'""
the slogan these days.
CAN YOU IMAGINM
similar to this ;
"If (landlemas is bright and
have two winters in the year."
Aluminum cars that no like a bullet is
the way one writer described the new streamlin
ed I nam 1'acific passenger trams. 1 hose trams
are built of aluminum alloy and' are. designed
to travel 100 miles per hour, and no doubt thev
will have an important 'bearing oh the railway
'transportation of this and other countries.
Thi 'is. an. age of speed, so lo' speak,- arid
there seems to be a spirit of friendly rivalry
as to what means of transportation can be made
the fastest. Seoing the gain in - peed being made
in the aviation and -.automobile realms, the rail.
. roads were not to be left out.
The caJjtor of this ; newspaper, recently re
ceived a: "lucky piece" from the L'nion I'acilic.
System made of the same material of whit h
the new type of trains are constructed. On one
side is the; likeness: 6f the; train, with the in
scription "(fnioi) 1'aciUc Luckv Piece" The
itnei si, o txai- tin- m-eppt on -.ample
the aluminum in the new (. nion Pacific Train
liuiJt l PhllmmCn nu Mitr ti)t Mumiiuim
Company of America. It ivquiied' live tons
-10 000 )(ur(Ku tnt nm nuiJ, ll( LO!n ,)u
1 000,000 luckt piett-, f ( ui-tMbubd
With airplane- auton lul, arid tiam- d
making more than luo ni lies tier hour we should
at least be able to gU -oirtwleie
The above editorial was taken from The
Sampson Independent, and there remains nlv
one thought that we can add :
esterday we used wood
Today we use steel
Tomorrow, we will u.-e liirhter metals,
i im: new fire !)Eutmem
' ; Wavw-.sville's. new fire department head,
quarters i.s a credit to this towo. and should be
Highly appreciated by the citizens. Among the
entire; municipal .set-up there is nothing that
tno ca:zenss depend entirely upon as much as
thev to the fire department tor protection
A lire rleoartmcnt under the proper man
figemejit is h distinct asset to a community, and
according ij records" and reports, Waynesville's
! loss ai.'..s been reduced to a minimum, -which
icates L'.-at we are well protected bv a prop,
riy managed and able department,
A visit to the present new quarters will
prove that the firemen, together with the city
officials, are ever awake to keep Waynesville
abreast with the times and assuring the beat
protection, and all at a minimum cost.
TWO .('OI, LECTORS '.FOR' EVERY TAX.
boor.to-door pressure iaxle-ecd inspec
lion, and disbarment ol attorneys and experts
who help taxdodgers and delraud the govern
ment are some of the means bv which Secretary
-Moi-gentliau hopes to reach his goal of two
hundred 'million in back lax collections this
ytar. Ihe treasury head announced that if the
collectors and held men deemed it neccessarv
to make a house-to-house canvass he would
ask the ( W A lor lunds to cover the extra work
It seems to us that such procedure will
open tip a great field for employment and oughi
to make a sizeable gap m the ranks of the idle
I here are a tew million people who have paid
no taxes within the last three-four years lor
the simple reason (hat thev have had nothing
to lav., not even ail income, .More of them ai -
in a class with the man in the Iiible who had
taken from his "even that which lie seemed to
hate, and we can think of nothing that would
give moie pleasure to these men than to m
esiigate, under government orders, the .status
ot tnose who are still able to pav taxes and who
.may have reneged somewhat m their onerous
J he lac: is that theie aie enough m"i
available at the present time tor at least two
to be set to watch every one who has an income
stitlicient to be taxed, and these would probab.
l. need no other encouragement than their
daily wage and the rivalry between distrioi -which
Mr. Morgenthau inaugurates with a
system ol publicity as to what each district is
doing. He has also urged a weekly luncheon
among collectors, a iorm ot stimulation which
a!! oi them will no doubt welcome
It the CWA funds are available lor this
cause, and it the plans ot the treasury head are
j carried cut, there will hardlv be a tax.dodger
leit to tell the tale. Two to one ought to win
( iuulotte News.
'(he hex oil 1-1)1': coiner of Main
' .stint ami Depot .-treet, in fiont of
th(. cuurl house', is the hest hex on
tie 'route, That's the one we mail pr.st
tllle bills in.
1 A -t.ny i- rn.w makiiie lh(, ioiiihI.
I that a cefiain aspirant f"i- postmas
I ter has had some oiyeon hoks hoik
j .lid is pi-acticinu- puttinir up the mail,
j (lupins to lie in condition when (?)
'i-formal notice, is received frnm Wash
! I'o.stmaster T. L. (irei n's to 1111 as
po-imasiei vol red ;t 1-ebruary. and
he has heen packed and ready. -for
exit ever since, hut so fal- he is still
lillinu the juh. and evidently to the
a.ti-faction of the.se with a ditt'cient
political faith- .
Fvtir-II i-l'.ih nu'iidK-rs of I'ata-.vki
f'ourdy jaoduced prixlucts to ihe value
of Ss.49.",.7G ami -veured a iaror- in
V'.m'e of about st noo fr.vr. .:-.:-..- pro-
M .,' .S . .
..ids in .. v. . .. i
: . ,j. ; M-t
in the t 'nt toil Slate,
u v i n .
know u, hu
le had denosit
CAN YOU IMAGINE" ' .
the astonishment of thehof
to! physicions who, after tcilinjo
man in Woburn,Mo$s.,heh2j gastric
ulcers, took x-rays 3 weeks later
and found not the slightest trace
Of the ailment, the patient havim
. . .-v-'
Bisnui-Rfx Is a new. antacid twat.
inent that is bringmp M-elcomert
. lief to thousands everynvhow vA
sulfij- the ag-onies of indiptin
' anil other acid stomach ailments.
-1:, T. n., -'..,.:. ........ ia iri.-a
ii.--iii.i-Avv. aiu' na). iv
lasting relief in three minuts. I'
: neutralizes excess acid; relieve
the stomach of gas; soothes the
irritated ..membranes; an4 aid
digestion of foods most likdv tJ
ferment; BLsma-Rex is sold onlj
at KeKall Drug Stores. Got a ja-To-tiay
at Smith's Cut Hate Dm:
t.-re. : (A'iv
THREE CHEERS FOR RREVARI)
Only three drunks locked up Saturday
..niyht and Sunday night. Perhaps the town is
getting better, after all." siivs the Transvlvania
Times, in Ilrevard.
A monument ought to be erected to the
man who .said: ."It's a good thing talk is cheap
or otherwise the country would be bankrupt."
This little story might explain whv some
larmers are complaining:
Hiram: "Rufus ain't much of a farmer,
Jerry: "Naw, he keeps foolin 'round with
his crops so much he dor.'t half tend to hi
U e. tli,, charter memoers .-'nt the
Wenian s ( luh. led verv !;een!v nur
!-- in the passinji of our iic-loved
Ii a nd and en-worker Mrs I;, s,.
Harr.hl. She has left an iniprts.s on
the eluh not only 'in. her constructive
contriiuiteins to its arehivts hut in
the v .in.:'-, and '!. w ot' -. r lovable
She, was an iutsui!iiiir..i: member,
always an r.iiposit-c ntrure. in any
Katnovinjr, -attract in i," atter.tinn .pe-cau.-e
oi her simvntv i.nti .hecau.se she
alivay- said jsmethii!K worth .while.'
.No nil. could know her intimately
without rccOKnizine in hei- a h'lprh
type ot t hi istian character. with beau-
tnul ideals, alwavs .tearless, in her
adv.x-aey ot what, she U-lievrd to iw
ncht and ther,, was no doubt on
which .jHiiMit a question sue stood.
She had much natural ability, suc
eessl ully : i t. vine: out anv club pro
ject or activity under her supervi
sion, as was typical ot all her undcr
takinirs. Mrs. Harrold was 'a 'lover of 'Rood'
music- flowers and ol all the artsa
pro d reader who was abIP to discu-s
intellipent almost anv subjivt, ; near
ly always ending- a paper or talk bv
quoting from some we:l-known au
thor sonpehinR- appropriate as a titainp
climax. Sho possessed a keen senc
of humor, often making an otherwise
drab or dull subiect to plow and
sparkle by her readv wit and repartee
In summing: up Mrs. Harrold's char
acteristics one of the most outstand
ing qualities was that of generositv -an
appeal was never made to her in
vain and she sympathized keenlv I
wnn tnos0 m distress
. e are slad of the .privilege of
recording in the mmuUs ,,f the ' lu )
our high appreciation of tne sterl -ig
quaitie.s of our dear fnend a' i our
profound sorrow and sen.se of bereave
ment at her passing.
Mrs. C H. McDOWRLI..
Mrs. H.C. LINDSLEY
Mrs. J. N. SHOOLBRFI)
Mrj. D. M. KILLIA.V
t Jan: 18. 1904.
Feiiny-Wise And Pound-Foolish
Im are vauiiely dissatisfied with hir
di M-rihcs iii;tii peopt
radio set's- oref ormante
I hey paid uood mone tor their K':ifli, v- metvK for
lack of a new Tuna-Sol Tube and perhaps minor repairs, they 'mast.
fcven then the sparkle is niis-ing.
confine theirlistening to locals.
Ioti't miss the numlous programs now on the a rr J"-t
phone us. Well j0 the .work right.
MARTIN ELECTRIC CO
Which Is You
Among the places, you patronize there is a certain
establishment for which you have a particular preference.
Maybe you have never stopped to analyze the reason, but
we'U hazard the rues that it is the personnel of that
storethe warm, friendly, atmosphere that makes yen
feel at home as soon as you enter the door. Anyway,
we know that this is one of the most valuable assets a
business can have, because so many people have told vs
it is one of the strongest ties that binds them to ALEX
ANDER'S. .; ',"-
Eagerness to serve you is as outstanding a feature
of this dtii store as ability to serve vou.
ASK Y 0 tr H DOCTOR
I'hones 5 i & 54
Opposite Post Offies