THURSDAY, JULY 19, 1934
THE WAYNESVILLE PRINTING CO.
WaynesviUe, N. C.
W. C. RUSS Edor
W. C. Russ and M. T. Bridges. Publisher
Published Every Thursday
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Entered at tne post office at WaynesviUe, N. C,
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twe Act of March 3, 1879, November 20, 1914.
THURSDAY. JULY 1. 1931
HOW ABOUT MAKING A FEW OF 'EM PAY
Two summer visitors here for the .summer
Tiade the remark last week that never in all
their lives had they seen as much spitting on the
sidewalks in any town as there was in Way
"Not only is it unsanitary, and unsightly,
but it is a good way to keep vi.-ltora away,"
"Instead of stepping to the curb, most of
the people turn the other way," they continued,
Now that seems to be a rather bad state
of affairs when such a condition threatens to
drive tourists away that the Chamber of Com
merce and others -have worked so hard to get
In the first place, if we had no visitors, it
seems that we should have more self respect
and pride than to spit upon the sidewalks. If
it were not one of the filthiest habits that one
could have it certainly is unsightly, as the visi
WaynesviUe has an ordinance against spit
ting or the sidewalks, and perhaps if the police
department would make a few arrests and see
that they were given a. fine, some of this
excess spitting would g into ; the gutters in
stead of on.. th.e , sidewalks;'. At U-a-t it would
be worth trying.
RELIEF AND RELIEF
Whenever a man does the bet he can and
then it. becomes necessary for him to call upon
the relief agencies for help everybody sympa
thizes with him,; but the professional deadbeat
ought to be apprehended and put to work if
there is any way in the World of. doing it. And
there are professional deadbeats that impose
upon welfare officers every chance they get. For
instance, read the following from the Laurin-.
burg exchange :
"According to common report people have
been coming to the emergency relief office here
in automobiles to get free Irish potatoes. The
potatoes were bought by the government for
distribution among unemployed and others in
need. Similarly the government has bought
and distributed string beans and other products
on a large scale, with the double purpose of
helping the producer who had no market . and
the consumer who was unable .to buy what he
needed. . But persons who come to the relief
office in automobiles to get Irish potatoes will
not get much sympathy from those who work
and make their own way, paying taxes as they
go. Irish, potatoes do well here. With even a
minimum effort almost any family could pro
duce an abundance of potatoes could have
done it this reason. The price of a very few
gallons of gasoline would; buy the seed, A small .
plot of ground would be sufficient, and a little,
work would get. the. results.. . Any everybody
would, have, potatoes. But they haven't and
that's one thing that's wrong with the country
todav.'' Marshville Home.
MISS CORD LEADING THE LIST
A movement is underway in the state to
have Miss Beatrice Cobb, editor and publisher
of the Morganton News-Herald, named as a
member of the Democratic National Committee,
to succeed Mrs. T. Palmer Jerman. of Charlotte,
who recently resigned. .
For a number of years she has been secretary-Treasurer
of the North Carolina Press As
sociation, and was recently named secretary of
the State Democratic Convention. She has the
i .i, . n ii. - i ui:.. 1
aolllty 10 nil me place, anti c.ueiicie nue w
be so honored.
Others have been mentioned, but none men-,
tioned thus far seem to have all the qualifica
tions that Miss Cobb possesses.
"There can be no conflict between science
and religion." Mussolini.
JUDGE PLESS HARD ON SLOT MACHINE
Judge J. Will Pless, Jr., has certainly put
his foot down on slot machines in this county,
declaring that the machines take bread from
children, because those who play the machines
are not usually able to provide their families
with the necessities of life.
Sheriff Lowe was ordered by Judge Pless
to break up and destroy every machine that he
caught, and to keep half of the money found in
them and give the other to the poor of the coun
ty. The trend over the state is to do away en
tirely with the slot machines, as they are never
fair. Sometimes a person gets more from them
than he puts into them, but the chances are
he'll lose, because the machines are so made
as to give back only a few dollars for every $40
Several weeks ago we received through
the mail a catalog from a concern which fea
tured slot machines. In their advertisement
they state that the machine cleared about $35
of each $50 taken in.
From a reliable source, The Mountaineer
was told that the slot machines that have been
in use in WaynesviUe are at present hidden
under counters and other places until court ad
journs. The plans seem to be to bring them
out again after Saturday.
MORE W AYS THAN THE LASH OF TEACH
ING A LESSON
The subject of corporal punishment has
been thrust to the front by the publicity given
to the whipping of a boy in the Jackson Train
ing school last week. The boy, White Good
man, of Winston-Salem, claims to have been
cruelly beaten and photographs were taken of
him to prove the charges. Governor Ehring
haus has been asked to have the matter thor
We presume that -this will be done. The
task of- handling a large group of boys who
could not be managed .-singly i- no easy task.
An institution for that 'purpo,.? should' be man
aged by a group of experts. The men in charge
should', be men of the highest training in the
field Of youthful delinquency';'; As a rule the
whipping of a boy or a girl by parent, teacher
Ar, supervisor is an admission of ignorance. They
are whipped because the one in charge does not
know what else to do. The infraction of a rule
call- for punishment and an easy form is the
strap and strap it is. It is a pity if an official
at one of our state institutions beat a boy un
mercifully; but it is a far greater pity if we.
have those in charge of boys 'aha girls who are
not trained and otherwise qualified to develop
the best that is in them.
Human kindness and a sympathetic, in
telligent understanding will go a long way fur
ther iu the making of tlu righi kind of man or
woman out of a boy or a girl than the severest
kind nf a beating. We are not "saying that in
certain instances that corporal punishment is
not the best method that we know, but when it
is resorted to it is a confession on our part that
we are, as yet. ignorant of the best. method.
Those who guard our prisoners need to
know more than how to shoo: straight and those
in charge of children, whether in .school, orpha.
nage or penal institution, need to know other
ways of correction than the strap. People in
charge of growing youth should, be the type
of people Who car. manage without cruelty.
Chari'tv and Children.
. The Morganton News-Herald carried the
following timely warning last week under, the.
heading "A Warning Against; Schemes." , , It
is timely and we pass it on to our readers:
The News-Herald, in all sincerity, to save
a lot of people from themselves, raises a red
flag of danger and warning to those who are
disposed, to grab at every scheme, smooth plan,
to make quick money, the sole purpose of which...
is to filch from the unsuspecting their hard-
earned dollars. . .
The old proverbs have it, "Beware of the
Greek? bearing gifts." and "Beware of the
geese when the fox preaches." Beware of all
schemes to make money quick. Make inquiries
about the reliability of all stocks, and
other things before you invest. All that glitters
is not gold. It is better to inform yourself, and
keep your eyes open, rather than invest in
everything that is offered you, and be sorry
afterwards. See if the traveling salesmen are
licensed. Reliable information on all these
schemes is being forearmed for the likelihood
of losing your money. You cannot be too cau
tious about things offered you by strangers.
Tie a dog to a cat and they fight; so with
By V. CURTIS RUSS
D. A. Howe!i. foreman of tr.e grand
jury uurmg ewurt. ami a c.vre. a: L.
E. Ray a 2c the rt j: tr.e t:me,
sviRewha. of a oetec.ve vvr.er. :t
wi to bad checks. I: '.hey get
r y l. A. they're O. K.
Not lone azo j nezro woman tried
to eet him to csh one. but he
wa. afraid of it and a it was be
fore noon, toid her to take it to the
Dink. sr.e promptly replied: lie
jest come from dere, and dey won't
cash it either ''
Mi3 Stephanie Moore, who haj just
returned from a trip weot, brought
me a piecp of petrified wood last week.
At a glance it looks like some ruck
that Tnig-ht have minerals in it
but .scientists, say that it was once a
spruce tree in Alaska and was
brought djwn during the glacier
As for tne glacier period, that
was' some severa. million years ago
mayoe one, two three but what
difference aoe. a million years make
anv wav .
DRIVE CAREFULLY TODAY
KIT YOUR DRIVING TO THE WEATHER.
If the streets are slippery, slow down.
Take the comers more easily.
Don't travel at a speed that will make a
sudden stop necessary at an intersection.
Jf it is raining, be sure your vision is ade
quate by having the windshield wiper in good
Highway Safety Committee Carolina Motor
I wouldn't be surprised to hear
some day that some snurt bach
elor had trie i : j manufacture roll
ing p;rs from ;r.-.- s:l. . . married
man would ever attempt a.Uvn a thing.
A year ago lasjt Thursday, Chas.
E. Ray, Jr., changed his address
from Chapel Hil! to WaynesviUe a
good move for WaynesviUe.
When I happened to catch a class
mate of mine smoking his first ciga
rette back many years ago, he threat
ened to "knock me from an amazing
graiv to a floating opportunity ' if I
iii tell. I haven't -que-Ued yet. but
I have often wondered how far: and
in which direction I would have gone
if he had carried out his threats.
There were .so many .Florida cars
o:i Main street here. . Saturday' and
Sunday tr.at. I once forgot myself
and1 referred to WaynesviUe as back
f the :;ewspape.-i, I learn that
Kioii.la had a splendid -eason last
winter -but it see ms that some of the
yvting girls d. r, t have much to wear.
I iioii't know.
Which :. pl'jpr.; "He made me so
i).,p-eyeii mal" or "he made me' so
mud .that 1 was pop-eyed'.' 'Regardless
of which you think i- right the woman
w.n is e ' husH.and forgot to go for' her
after the party last week, was both.
Air.'t it a grand and glorious feeling
Tv put vi. an vlJ,sait- and find a two.
t.'it pieee .in the pocket instead of a
holt. I did la.-t week, ami after find
ing the trea.-u:e I waj no longer , in
the mood, tj do the work I had planned.
It you hear smashing and banging
coming-', from the ijirection. of the
court .iou.se don't get alarmed and
think thor. u- a jail break, because it
:.- iiKi'ly to- .be Sheriff Lowe tearing to
smithers" the slot machines as di
rected by Judge Pless,
I he modern- soda je'rker.s can make
"nie mignty tasty drinks, but I defy
any ot tnem t mix, a swallow that is
Ce.ter tnan a unnk of warm milk.
Knee' when vacationing on a farm for
a weeK 1 was lielighted in being
pieeiu a, -eacn miiKing and partak
.ng or tr.e fresh miSk--cve'a the foam
: 1 wv -umnier visitors from Florida
were ehatting on th .-tree, last week.
One of them said; "Don't you rind
th-.v. sales.. tax' an awful ' nuisance :"
The other replied.' Yes, but have you
noticed; how educated the children in
Xurth Carolina look "
.'. tThank- you. i
.:. peaking of vfs itorsWa'y nesvill
r.a.s one that is- not only, distinguish
e;i, but one of the best .entertainers
1. know of Judge Robert W.iivton.
He was in the ortice Saturdav after
noon, and; in a few minutes sa-id moire
tnan the average person could sav
:n. an hour. . ' "
A 1 1 h ou g h-'Judtre Winston' passes' 'thd
office three and four- time' a . clay, I
am yet to see him when he did not
have a book under his arm. ;...'.
Husoand Wanted ! SoO.000 000
Heiress . Letting Her Fourth Husband
U) But It I.- a Nice Job for Some
-Man. Read; About I: in The Ameriv
can Weekly the Mag.z.ne Which
C-omes on July 2 With. the BALTI
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"btock Ranging Prohibited on the
Long boundry." Prosecution will be
enforced if stock found thereon
W. H. SILVER,
Canton, N. C.
No 22iWulv 5-12-19-27.
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forty yean," writes Mr. w. J. Van
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tive when X am bilious, dizzy and
have swimming m my head. Black
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and take It for prompt relief at the
Crst sin ot eonsUpaUoo.
22 Years Ago
i Southern Assembly Ground very soor..
More about it later.
Mr. John Grimball and family, of
Charleston, are now at their summer
Miss Annie Shoolbred, who ha.
oeen visiting in Tennessee for severa:
weeks, returned home this week.
Mr. Harley Palmer his returr.f-d
to nis home in Catalooehee after a
short stay in WaynesviUe.
(From the tile of July 19. 1912.) j
M:.-s Emma Alstaetter was a
charming hostess to the members of;
the Wednesday Bridge Club this
week. The highest sore and prize, a j
linen bag, was won by Miss Fay j
Miss Fay Pierce, of Faison, the
house guest of 'Miss Hilda Way.
Mrs. Harry Rotha entertained
Tuesday afternoon with a beautiful
party in honor of Mrs. Harley B.
Misses Kathleen and Edna Sparks,
two charming young ladies of New
port, Tenn., are guests of their cous
ins Misses Marguerite and Helen
The Baptist ladies are planning to
give an automobile excursion to the
Having qualified as , executor vi
the estate of C. D, Ketner, deceaseu,
late of Haywood County, this is t
notify all persons having claim
against thP said estite to present
the same to the undersigned for pay
ment within one year from the first
publication of this notice or this no
tice will ge pleaded in bar of their
All persons indebted to the estate
will please make immediate payment
to the undersigned,
This the 16th day of July, 1934.
W. D. KETNER
July 19-26-Aug- 2-9-16-23.
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