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Read by Thinking People
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
Park Visited By
48,000 People In
June, Says Eakin
Actual Count Is Made Under Di
rection of Superintendent
Eakin. More Expected
When Park Is Finished
Till KSDAY, .11 LY 12, 1931
Bv J- R- Eakin, Superintendent-
Gatlineburg- (Special to The
A traffic count taken at one of the
.iv entrances to the Great Smoky
Mountains National Park in. .June
resulted in account of 14,145 auto
mobiles and 40.769 people. Con
servatively estimating that 20 per
cent additional peoplp came into the
park by the rive other entrances, a
travel figure for the entire park
of 4!922 for the month is arrived at.
While this figure is surprising, it is
believed to be only a fraction of the
travel that may be expected when
the park is developed.
Automobiles from 40 states, the
li-trict of Columbia, and one for
eign country, Mexico, were counted.
Twenty-three per cent of visitors
were from states other than North
Carolina and Tennessee.
The actual count of autos, and
number of passengers follow:
State No. Vehicles No. Passen
.V.. .-. aii
; ' i tRinia
'J 7 9
South 3Iust Bury
Past, Says Judge
Robert W, Winston
Prejudices of War Bel ween The
States Kept Alive Too Long,
Says Summer Resident
Robert V. Winston, North Caro
lina jurist, barrister and biographer,
who is spending his second Minmitr
in Waynesville. contends the trouble
with -the South is not that the Con
feueiacy died but that it has I en
kept from a decent burial too linn.
Ihesuthor of biographies of Rob
ert E. Lee, Andrew JohlVon and
1 . ,T , a . .
oviiciMni iavis espouses literature as
the expression of a spiritual and in
tellectual rejuvenation of the South.
Judge Winston says that North
Carolina's boasted purity of Anglo
Saxon stock should tie put on tile list
of the state's liabiliities and that the
state and the south should encourage
He believes the negro should be
encouraged to move elsewhere: that
all patriotic societies dedicated to
perpetuation of our war memories
North and South, should disband in
order that the South be nermitted
to recover from what he terms the
hostile mood which ttrrtnirt and
antagonizes the people of the North-
Speaking of Civil war history in
text books, Judge Winston asks:
Is it conceivable that a lenutable
Northern family will choose a state
whose children are taught that din
ing the American conflict Union
troop.- were vandals, burning homes
and insulting women and '. childicn.
whereas Southern soldiers wile the
"It is no answer to retort that
Northern school honks .-a re 'oft en a
hia.-ed as Southern-'' Undoubtedly
prejudices a e universal. l!u! note
the difference between the p.tju
dices in the -North ami in the South.
"Southern prejudices are haiinl'ul,
They keep out immigration, letard
progress. . -and foster . ' intoJeraiK e
whereas Northern prejudices Jo wi
retard mateiial pio-perity nor shut
"The.. South is un,ior-)opu!;.!cii.
The .North' is ret. The sunny South
has' advantage- which the siiow-l
bound North lias not.. .Moreover, in
the North, v:.r memories are little
"But in the South war memo.ics
are vital. embalmed in our literatme.
often the topic of conversation, and
largely dominating our principal life.
"The times are ripe for a Southern
rojuVenescene. The do. k h..s st ruck.
Will th,. South heed the warning?
The fathers have eaten sou.- grapes
and the children's teeth are on edge-j
Before we can '"even be in position
to begin to think or plan, wo liiu-t
first remove those, prejudices winch
deter free thought, free speech and
Local Police Lose Uniforms
In Robbery Early Monday
The Waynesville police depart-1
ment is in a state of unre.-t their!
new uniforms were stolen from the
exprtss office early .Monday morn-:
ing, and not the slightest trace do'
they have of them.
"What u-e does anyone besides a
policeman have for the uniform "
they asked themselves-
"Who is after our places on the
"And since we waited until the
last minute to order them will we
have to resort t a barrell before
another outfit gets here?
Express agent J. G Terrell gave
the eops an encouraging word bv
caps were left
and ready for
I '.i t ton. a' 200.
ee the point,
and Phillips I
1 uepnt a
suits safely locked
of the express of
t hat time and the
the express office
telling them that tht
behind by the robbeis,
instant u-e. liut J. W
pound cop, failed to :
made a trip bv
o'clock Sunday r
quiet- and theii
behind the doors
tice. but Itetween
opening hour at
sonuei.e hail taken out a pane of
glass in a window and gone in and
opened several boxes of merchandise,
but did not take anything but the two
It is believed th.it th,, robbers were
searching for cigarettes.
The value of the two uniforms is
t the express
by the same
toil' in Can-
The police believe th.
office robbery was done
gang that broke into a
ton earlier m the night.
The uniforms, were special orders
for J. W. I'atton and Lloyd Phillip-,
both night policemen.
Dr. W. P. Few Heard
At Lake Junaluska
Two Hundred And Fifty Attend
ed Duke University Day CcJe
bration At Lake Monday
Folders Are Being
Mailed To Strategic
Points In Country j
Presidency Of The
Local Rotary Club
0-r four thousand of the ten
page folders that Waynesville Cham
ber, of Commerce had printed a few
weeks -ago have already been mailed
cut to prospective visitors foj- Way
:. 11. Sf red
a list of oil
where the f.
some oaik l.
ral -.my of
f'leely, ' in -Ml.
newsp.apt. r,- t.
b- t n most
the otl-ice thi
Hallway b ,.
ces and travel
Iilc.s have- been sent-
of : '. i ,!. . have m nt
t iieil" .J'rj.eti.l.-v and scv -i
,i in n i- - .. re using thein
ir coi rc-poii'lonco with
j Mr. h
the other newly e'ero
The new- pi-esidei.:
upovt of iho !;'.
I olivelifinii w hich w a-
e. nil ly. He wa a
l he avnesville Club.
Ir. L. I! Have-. ,
-. 'lib t hanked I r. S.
-e I vie
.:, I oi
her. assumed the
l the Waynesville
i iday, along with
.: cave briefly a
iC'ld ill 1 teliaut
aking for Ihe
. ( iay for his
ll' e d I lie new
ral ion of the
ad C I
. 1 1 r;
it 'lying, it
f i t n 1 1 1 i i
i 'in b .has ;
A I ' ll t v c 111
Silas Price, 82,
Was Buried Sunday
To Support Doyle
Alley For Pres.
Jud;e Sam Cathey of Asheville
Was Principal Speaker At
Meeting Here Saturday
l'"'r- of the twenty townships of
'- cuiity were represented at the
wiet ngof the Young Democrat- Sat.
uroay ..-night, at which time Judge
'-am (''hey. of Asheville. was the
.ioar-k TC Ferguso.i, Jr., president
t.,c. Haywood Young Democrats,
Presi.leri at the meeting, which prov--."
f""--t interestine. A srjirit of on-
1!!-m and Pnthnsaicm nrovaitol
ughout the meetine.
namine of fiftpn arlpl"o-nt. to
a era) the state convention in Ashe
July 27 and 28 was the most -ira-P'-rtai.t
business transacted. The
legates were instructed to support
, ? f- Alley, of this city, as pre
"t.?t the state organization. -Oth-
- 'nan that the delegates will
Company H Is In
j Camp Morehead City
The entire enrollment of Company
II (jf the local hoine g-uards, which is
composed - of Oo members, left heie
last Saturday for Camp Glenn, More
head City, where they wilt spend two
weeks at their annual summer train
During the past few years the local
unit have been winners in the machine
gun contests and have always brought
back several trophies. '
. The company left in three special
oars on the Southern Railway. A
large throng was on hand to bid them
farewell, which brought , back . memo
ries of 1 7-'l S when others left by
train to go to camps throughout the
is I'lice s:
I' i- some tinie."
I!, v, T'honias 1
funeial Sun, lay,
child i en : Fraud.
Had, ii, Albert,
Wiilani l'rice al
. i w in i
Budget For County
Not Yet Adopted
Lake Junaluska (Special to The
.Mountaineer )c oilege spirit reach
eu a nign pitch as more than 12 5 U
alumni and students of Duke Unive:
sity gathered hert, Monday to celt
brate "Duke Day." Junalusk i's bes
loved holiday and fete.
A ttiree-way program composed of
sports in the afternoon, a count rv
dinner on the mall at i:,'itl p. m.; am:
a program in the auditorium at S p
m wnn nr. n. i row, president, a
toe puiicipai spcaKcc, were tlie mam
events of the annual celebration ,,,',
icated to Duke.
In addition to more than 0() alumni
and summer .school students, friends
ol Duke and summer visitors lil!
the auditorium at S o'clock when
program of music. Dr. Few's addre:
and motion .pictures showing the
years activities at Duke comprised
mi' piogcam. Pr. l'aul N. Ciarber
summer school head. Harmon Moore
ot c anion, and K l'artin, of
Asheville, president of Haywood an,:
Kuiicomhe county aluniiu chapters
respectively, were m charge of the
celebration. Dr. Ciarber introduced
Henry Dwire, of Duke, director of
relations and alumni affairs, who pie.
sided and spoke briefly.
Speaking oM 'Democracy and Ex
cellence,"' Dr.. Few said in part:
"Lord Duiiiiiven's famous proverb,
'liirds o f a feather gather no moss,'
is a witty way of saying thai if we
are lo expect a country like ours to
-lirvivo we must lind a way to re
onciie excellence and deniocraev.
Aldiich, a Well
not In r co'iici at ion,
that som'e f'ulure
of. America toil
Know n w i iter of a
piedlcted III IS'.iJ
years Inn, e would
.1 pi oiiiising l ace, t
chances, hut (heir
co,, do 1 lie- Worst (
nd the in W spa per-s
to t ile s III ' i',,1' if; s
-ay: I Hoy wi.-.e
ley had s u'.e 1 1 good
po.lil it-uuis . w ould
lemeiils lor voles
r-. The- reins
Is Disposing Of
Number Of Cases
Large Number of Minor Cases
Drawing Large -Crowds,
Judge Pless Hard On
Court convened here Monday morn.
mg with Judge W. J. l'less. Jr.. nw.
icing. A large docket composed of
unall cases are being tried, and a
arge numlKi- were d is nosed of the
Inst several davs of court.
Iirge crowds have lieen attending
D. A. Howell, foreman of the gran :.
jury stated that he expects that tha
body will not Ik- dismissed for this
term until Fridav.
The case thus 'far that has attract
d the greatest number of snosmtoi
was (he slander case which involved
two negro women of ('anion. The
testimony of I lu- .-olei-,.,! folL ul,
the circumstances truilim? n t.,
iccusatioii brought lauehler fro,,, ih..
iudien-e several times.
e cas'S dispose,) ,,f hus far
ahlo Ci reen, assault
weapon, N. IV W. I..
John Cinsby. house breaking, alias
apias and cent inued,
Rufus Matins, public drunken-ies-.
N. P. W. I.. .
If, IV- W.Olo, 1..
i' ii - uppoit, N I".
Killie Styles, sale
iti"H law, N 1'. W.
IcI Sutton and
of liquor, con
1 olillg. '
out I lined,
f ha piutin,
can.'-e- of several .
a lew liioie detail?
board, of loun.ty
not as yet definit
'flier matte r.-,
lo .Work ollt .
Iv Ms. . on
nat ives. A" im
nil, I u etc,
Fin. .- (
Ml i ived
sa in, F
i ia w retice.
ii isv i 1 !
1 Mrs. ,;,,
, Neil tuck
. and t.w,
'entaiive luidget t,n :iio coming
ar, bill, are exjiecfed to get. it out
the wav next--. -Monday which is
e third Monday and 'their regular
et ing date-
Tin' budget as propo.-eil calls for a
linthn in the pre-ent fax rate of
which will in a lv
Mi . Doyle D. Alley, ha i-- ;itt,'i
;ng siniinier school at tin I'niver
af North Carolina at ( hapel II
- i : 'it last week-end al home.-.
Tomorrow is Friday 13th
The. most oreaded day in 1 he. year to
-U pc i st : t :ous people make it .-, appear,
nice oniorrovc, Fridav I-'lt'i. S ill"
ire inclined to believe that it ; ; a lucky
lav, while others lake the novitiorr
that not h,ng
wav, this is
g'inl comes '
fall on the 1;
the la t one
Gathered On 7th
. Hub Burnette joined the group of j
"Early C roppers" last Friday., when
he gathered ripe tomatoes, from his
He said he took a chance on the
frost, getting them early . in the
spring, but fortunately they got by
without being .hurt. - As far as is
known this is the earliest that ripe
tomatoes have been gathered in this
vo-u believe, it
l.'l's fall on
:u '. which
of visitors from Macon
were present at the meeting.
MayoTs Court Is
Wsposins: Of Manv
Cases. 30 In 1 Day
minor cases werp called
COUrt . -Vnnslo..- .u;-l-
tp a which waa
e a contrast fn
.... - - - " -tCA ao WlltTIl
--..ti-un was fa eH .nnnn tn
: "j:'y a few
, .- layor's
Pass on X. ' . as .called uPOn
fJn,t.riai"s m one day.
ordered tn ?-'mn-'ln his twenties was
leave Hau-a! hls jail fee and then
He c?nty for 12 months.
n pasiinp Tv, tt Wlth beil,K drunk.
kihnT lhe sentence Mayor At-
leave the county, but it was
' OT i..
OPENED BY A. DAVIS
. Arthur Davis, formerly of Shelby,
opened this week an upholstering and
furniture repnir shop in the building
across the street from the Wayne
Mr, Davis has had thirty years
experience .iti.". this work, and for 12
vears was manager the Miller
Rhodes .Co, shop in Richmond, .
;n)n id ;V cc,uence -Mayor At-
" aim nt .!. -vuiu, our. i
Ritv.,V ;"e court to rid the
Ps,h;e. ; V'"
"'any undesirables as
young man nromised
away the time set-
WILLIAM SLOAN WILL
Dr William Sloan arrived Satur
day from Peoria, Illinois, where he
spent the past year as an interne
at - St Francis HosDitaf. He seit
vesterday for a few' davs; visit to
friends 'in Savannah. Georgia -and
upon his return will, he assorted
with his uncles, Dr. Sam and Thomas
Stringfield in the practice of medi
cine. Dr. Sloan received his M. D.
degree at V'anderbilt University last
Friday the l.'ith, as a had luck day,
is one f the oldest of all beliefs re
oanling bad. luck, and ranks along
.w:th the. one that it a... garment is
stasc I on Fridav and not ifinished the
same dav, that the person v.-jll nevei
live 'to. w ear it out. The. general be
lief, among those taking such ideas
to heart, is that 'Friday is naturally
a hard-luck day, to say nothing of
adding .- it, 13.
To others t.he: number 13 seem.'i to
be the luckiest of all numbers. Some
interesting - facts that have been given
about "old number 13" were recently
recorded in a national public'ition.
As for the men Victor Hugo and
some other notables had such antin-
athy to 13 that they refused to si
down at table where there were that
many present. A French cabinet offi
cer, when entertaining Andrew V.
.Mellon, discovered with alarm that
j.3 were present and hastily summon
ed his wife to sit in at the stag affair,
Piime de Rivera was said to have
been doomed by 13. His name was
composed of 13 Tetters, and he set-'but
to save the reign of AJfonso the 13th
on the 13th of September. He ap
pointed 13 ministers and died under
a combination i 13 accidents, in
Paris no houses bear the number 13.
In that city there are people known
as "fourteeners" who are paid for
making 14 at a table in an emergency.
The British have omitted the hoodoo
number for the auto tags. The Ital
ians ban it in lotteries and the new
Turkish republic has dropped i, from
the vocabulary. Even the abougines
of Mexico and Central America abhor
the number. The ancient Hindus;, too,
dislike it. -'
In our own country , many 41"
lice building have no l-'lth f! ,o
n-o-t hotels number the lot h.
l-!-A or riass the .figure altpe
Mailioads arid steamship lines ,
'ha'-- travel is lightest on fl,
the month. Fridays coupled: w j
iieadi-d 13 have played a part
diirk days of. history, with ,
leference to wars and the s to ;
The hKido about 13 has been
ed to the Last Supper, and ev
Hilt, take the v.-ord of The l.'l
of Washington- for it, 1'! is' not s
after ail. It .will be n membere.
King Louis tae l:'.'th of France
,K' i :a!
ol uov, I niiieut
cities and town
hands- of t In
iiiellt ol ivery
I lien) iated
senb, ,1 that o
a 'despot islil ol
:,.r !l,e ;
l.-lks .' "
.-I- lid n t
"Hut ,1,'inoi . ai-y i -. at I
m tic lly, still, a. I'a.-leui
! ha! form of govoniiiieiit wl
re. t aip I
ea,1lly the giivein-.,
city and town in t he j
Slates when he ,le-
'New York ;,.s boingi
t lie alien, bv file alii'ii.
II, fempei-eil w ith t he ,
n-uia eel ions ot .decent
,o milch t i nt li in
about th, inline
1 1 m I'.
i capon, i
K'a In -
II. vat I Ah
Ion Kathlioe aim, I
assault willi deadly
lark Ubey, v i,
law, continued fol
ly weapon. N. i'.
I 'laud Wooilwa
v.aid .-iiiil Chai lie
.1:1 icadlev I
Mi , lloid ' i'a
weapon. N. 1
i l , 1 Oil l.l II
olient and d
, ollt 1 1 1 11 ' to
pel liii. lit in
ciiat. is lieille'
wad fa i.t
I -con rae, : iik
1 ii- 1 i i' e id-,
ideal in tin-
delll-.i. r it ic
lia-.l oil! "ii
. . ll'f . I i-'Veli mo e
vr t lia,l , olleee.s and Co
s wiil coiitribule mil
sing 'I- i.efii toward.,
ition of d, niucra.-y and
1 i'l's pit ,
VII t ,'
Alio- rica n
lege gi ad-.
, vei; in
ollseipletit. .-ecuilty of ur
his t.t e -Co.n.--i t
lected the , LP i, .
P'lii ant steps.
Nansen sfai ' -I
of i-'i letters and se
lf tie month for im
Tli e fa n i,iis ex plo; er
for the artic on the
13th, with 13 men anil returned to
civilization, on '.he 13th to be the l.'ith
truest at a dinner parly on Friday. 13th.
; The custom of the bridegroom giv
ing the bride 13 .pieces of gold is still
observed in some Latin countries.
Some authors, think there is such go..xi
luck in 13 that they try to have their
published works first appear on the
13th. Richard Wagner, who had 13
letters in his name and : was born . on
the. Kith, and, arrived in France on
the l.'ith. .
And last but not least, our repub
lic started with 13 states, our first
flag 13 stars and 13 strips, John Paul
Jones' name contained 13 letters.
Admiral Perry's victory on Lake Erie
x-cured on the 13th, the Stars am
Stripes were raised over Fort Sumpter
on --the. 13th, tne nrst word over ine
Atlantic cable: was sent on the 13th,
our national, motto has' 13 letters and
our nat. o rial seal has 13 letters in its
wording. 13 feathers in the eagle's
tail, 13 long feathers in each wing,
13 arrows m one claw, 13 leaves on
the branch held by the, other, 13 let
ters on the ribbon in the bird's mouth.
13 stars on the eagle 's shield and; 13
stars on the other side. ,
But enough! Suficient to sav that
no one is yet on record as' having de
clined 13 cents in change, a gift of
$13 or a salary increase of $1300 a
vear, even if offered on a Friday the
l.'ith. .- .-
"Dii, ieii.-on for ' not taking too
gloomy a view of America i the dem
ocratic character -of iu in -t itutiotis
of education, the pe.-sistenci. fliK.ugh
ila-m of the traditions of excellence
an I the survival of colleges, tlnough
hard tinics and through :, II kinds, of
'.ai ! , -rcuiii. '.anees. Colleges and
universities are among . our . olde-t
uiviviiig ...social i.fist it utions. It is
well known that a university will
often outlive a niitioii, ;t ilyiiastyi;aii
economic system or a 'religious deiioni-
inatioii. (ixford. Lniversity i- ,ddei
than Knglish parlialiientary tovern
mciit. The University. ."of". Paris 'is
ohh'r than, the, liiiKlern, Fri'iich na
tion and, half a dozen times as old as
the French. P.evolution. The Univer
sity of Heidelberg is nearly ten times
as. old a- the unitci (Jet-many creat
ed, by Hisniiirik. .'The. University of
Salamanca is -'idtl times as old as
the Spanish Republic.
"In America we have a '..good many
Colleges that were founded" before
our Republic. 'was born in 179; Har
vard, William and.-JIary, V file,' Prince,
ton, Washington, and Lee. Columbia.
Rutgers. Salem in .North Carolina, and
Ti-ansylviinia in Kentucky.''
gill.ty of (ipei al mi;
'da rk Hat hlion, ,
l ion law . called
Ka moii.l lliij
ly. weapon, i
alii'ii -au, I
.lam,-. I ,
. ,.-ia1 in.r ,
f.i olia i , I
i.v. w, ;. ion.
Lit tmi pi ohibit ion
lialance of co.-t.
asaul! with d'ead-W-
I'd- (i 111,1 V Woilll-
Woodward, ilea, I
a u I
a adwav, house
l ma In no.
ll.I, , a.-. .
nl I ;, lie. I.
i u 1 1
ei-.al ine; lot
II, i -ii'-l ,
.pleao-a 1'iialy of op.
, a u
w ea pun,
i i. i 1 1.-.
I'. VY I.,
itt-. di.-i dling.
a .-. a Vault
I'.. ,., i. ,,la;
alia can. a .
X. P. W.
a n tl,i,
I Ii. Heat!
and less Cox. 1
(ieorge Love, as
ti kill, alias capias
Vaughn Plot!, 'as
J. K. Ih.tson,
"scar Ranks, ar
ing and enterifig. .
oil! hue, I
X P W, I..
-ault- witii inieir
sault With d-. iidi-.
wort h ie
,i ri v ;ng,
V hia akin
m. I. II"U-ton Leatl.c
I and faib d
iiiiia X. P.
Judge Smathers Is Named
Assistant Attorney General
.News was received here yesterday
of the aprintment of Judge: William
H. Smathers, of Atlantic City, .New
Jersey, ; a.s first assistant attorney
general of the state of -New Jersey.
The announcement was made in a
telegram received by Judge Smath
ers' sons, J. B. and Ben, who are
here vLsiting1 their grandparents. Dr.
and Mrs. 13. F. Smathers.
I hai le-: II wald h.
I'. W. I..
wooil. aft. ay, ,a!le
:. l.e-.ler I a...
Sieve- S i' oil, . '
X- P.. ',',' k.
..Audrey !) violati
t.h.ii law. . ailed ml failed
Ralph, .ilightowci and ,1. S. i l.,i'-':
AndeiSoii. a-saiilt, vN. P. . I..
(i rover pownsi.-nd," pubic i!ra.':K
Rronson Hall, Hewlin Case, (lilaill;
ie) (ili'iin Wells, gambling, coti'mu,.,
Janie Free and Ren 11, i;. 1-. A A
alias as to Janie Free, continued
Arthur Arrington. larceny an i r'
ceiving. N. P. W. L.
Fred 'Mathews, assault . with d 'a.;
ly weapon, .N. P. W. L,
Columbus Hannah and I.'iie Ifa'
larceny, N. P. W. I. ;
Wa.lt Or Hannah, ' . rc n v N
The Campbell reunion will be held
thiss year on July. 22 at the home of i
Ti. Crockett Campbell at Maggie. N. i
C. It is hoped that many relatives
and friends of the family will-be -pres. j
ent and participate in making tne o
casion a very successful and
C. A. Campbell
ting in assault
Arthu.- -. Singlet. ;
C h a p man , ' b r e a k ; ri g
alias and continued'
A. C Jackson, d,
gaged property, Xi I
. Dewey' !.;.u, :
.Ned . Mull, assault .
weapon, 'cali-'d and fai
-'.Ned- .Mu:i. ..public-
ceny N. P,
r . and : James
: and ' enter. jig,
as -to -Single-''i:;.--posing
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