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WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THl'RSDAV. (K'TOISER 2:, 1931
Against The Board
$ Of Commissioners
XCourt Order Sets November 7th
, As Date For Hearing Rgarde.
j ing Collector of '31 Taxes
'"'' Judge Felix E. Alley signed a re
V straining order on last Thursday
here, which restrained ami enjoinec
the Board uf Commissioners from ac
cepting the bond o.- delivering the
tax list for the taxes of this county
:' for 1934 to any person purported tax
collector, other than J. C- Welch, who
" ; was elected collector of 19153 and 11)34
e'staxeg in the election of li)32,
The restraining order came after
"it had been announced that bond was
"en route here for Chas. B. McCrary.
.'j who was slated as being appointee
.'collector for the 1934 taxes.
The hearing, as set out in the re
straining order, is to be before Judg
Ij. Will l'less, Jr., at Murphy at two
o'clock on November 7th. On Mon
day of this- week the hoard of com
missioners appeared before Judge
l'less in Bry.sOn City to have the time
advanced for the hearing. Judge Bless
ruled that he would hear the action
as soon as the official audit which is
now being made was completed.
As the matter now stands, all
further developments depend upon the
onninletion of the audit, and . the time
of its fotnnletion is not known, but it
is expected to be several weeks. Kven
if the audit is completed before No
vember seventh the hearing will not
Ka Kofm-n th date set out in the
Judge Pless in his order authorized
Countv Auditor T- J. Cathey to col-wt-
on,t tnvn roeeints for 1934 taxes
pending the hearing of the restraining
Mr. Welch in his complaint and
affidavit for the injunction set forth
the fact that he had not had time to
make settlement for the 1933 tuxes
which he had .sold Monday. October
first, and that he was now busily
engaged in making out tax sales cer
tificates to turn over to the county
in the settlement. His complaint also
set out the fact that the auditors
as appointed by the board weie using
hi, Tw.lt . which he did not have ac.
The complaint and n-straininr or
der referred to the defendants which
was the board of commissioners, with
the phia-e "Oth. r than W. Hvatt,
after the word defendant in each in
stance. ": Mr. Hyatt, who is eharr
nian, it seems, having not taken any
action in the matter of naming a
collector for the 1934 taxes. .
Mr Wthh k i epi evented by law
ms"ot Hannah and Hannah, and
Morgan. Steamey and Ward.
. Last week'ZiT'of,
earned the rtoiv that M C ha- H
McCrary had been named as tax
collector for 1934 taxes. This infor
mation' was Riven "us. pnor to the
scheduled meeting ofrthe, board by
'. Commissioner Frank Davis., and the
paKett1S was being .rrnted
the scheduled meeting was not, held,
although it was learned from two
members of the board that MrMe
Crary would be ramed at the meet
"it never has been the policy of the
paper to give misleading nformat.on;
and it is regretted that the paper
wj off the pres before learning
that .the information given us was
print any article or information that,
would, tend .to. hinder the chances of
anv candidate's election!,, office-,
Had the paper known .that. "e
article a giUn us was as prema
,:ture ,s it turned out to be it would
not. h .ve been ; published. :
HEARD IN IJILTMORE
Services under the .vUv'to
Cvrene Commandery of -J"
which the Commanderies of ".'.'; .
Ud HondersorviKe were
to attend were held last Sur to tnc
- twentv-first Sunday after Tanrty, a,
All Soul's- Church in Britmore,, V C.
The sermon wa by 1 ' U!'0J'
Rector :of Xra.ce bj
Past Giand Trelate of the Orarni
nr.TRoiT fallc" '0.utohn
Fxhvard Lickv.ala, ; "o
year for Vu attempt tn extort .'" '
from- Kd.se! D. Ford.
Diirir.H nr A.-f. Allen,
superintendent of '.public instruction,
died Saturday:;in a hospital foHowimi
an oneration. He had been, head ot
the department since June 102-.
LYNCHBURG. VA Bishop F.. D.
Mouxon, of Charlotte,, speaking before
the 152nd annual session of the Vir
ginia Conference Methodist Episcopal
church asserted: "It can be said of
the present administration in Wash
ington thpt it has made.' the church
people sin, and it will never be for
gotten or forgiven."
Mishop Mouzon warned the pastor
not to accept federal loans to pay off
Pushing Democratic Cause In State
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Old Main Street Landmark Is
Being Tore Down This Week
Progress can be destructive as well
as constructive as exemplified in the
razing of the Rogers home. For
more than a half century it has been
a land mark and a reminder of other
days- .With its boxwood which was
planted from small cuttings back in
1866,- it has . given a certain atmos
phere of tranquility, and solidity to
main street that seemed to defy time
and change. , . ,
It is rumored that either a hotel
or an apartment house will take its
place- While either one spells prog
ress in terms .of modern growth the
passing of the old place is rather
saddening. , .
According to Mr. C. W.- Miller,
whose leather and harness shop is
the oldest plate of business on .Main
street, the property belonged to .Wil
liam Medford and was -bought nj -"
H M Rogers in 1H60. At that time
it was a small two room, house. In
fact there were two houses in that
neighborhood: just alike, one on the
Being Made On The
Local Golf Course
Extensive improvements are being
made on the Waynesville Country,
(Tub golf, course. During .the past
week six greens have bee planted in
Metropolitan Bent grass and the en
tire course is being put m the . tiesi
condition it has been since first laid
out. :':..''::' '
Sometime soon the club houre.will
bo renovated which will certainly , be
an added attraction' for next summer.
The Country . Club and golf coui se; is
annually bringing visitors who would
not stop in Waynesville: or ;-thc
ciivtv for twenty-four hours did the
town" not ' offer : this form of amusement-
Outside of. the natural adv an
rtges of the town.cit is. our ;-;'t
from the standpoint of the tourist.
Crushed Rock Is
Put On Roland
Road By Convicts
oi.,, vnfl-d n stretch of new road
- ,vllt u,..f ., mile which connects Ka-t
street with Highway. , ivo, iu at, .me
Haywood County Hospital,, was com-
... i 1 . fvrm rF rrn-
pieted. last wee.K wnen a i"n. ui vs....
victs from Hazelwood prison camp put
the crushed rock on it. The road is
18 feet wide. : ' '.
The grading rif . the road was d-me
last winter as one of, the ( W A pro
jects. The rock was also hauled under
the same work.
The work of placing the crushed
rock last . Week was done under the
supervision of Superintendent W'. A.
Medford. .-- . . v
A short narrow read, on Sunnyside
was surfaced at th'v same time.
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These three oihYiuls "f the State
Democratic nai tv are working day and
prior to tu
mi on Nov
Upper left Doyle D. Alley, of this
'city,, president of Young Deinocralir
Clubs of the state.
Upper right - Wallace VmbM no, of
Marion, chairman of -the state execu
LeftMrs.. Chas. W. Tillett,
Charlotte, .State Vice Chairma
Rogers property and another, located
where the Massie Department Store
now stands. This last named was
bought by the, Methodists of Hay
wood county for a 'parsonage at the
same time Dr- Rogers bought his
About 1S70 Dr Rogers -employed
Messrs. Hale. Hen ami Mark Kelmet.
well known carpenters uf that day, to
add to the two nuns and with n l'iv
exceptions the house was just, as it
had -been', for the past fifty years.
After the enlarging, of the house the
Rogers kept boarders- until some ten
years ago. During all t hove years
the members .of the family were
amone- the len-der's of the eiinimtinit y
in religious, civic and social affairs.
In l.lW the property was bought
i by W". J. Hraddock, of Flonrla. who
1 has useil it 'i.s a summer resilience
Until this spring When he divided the
I property and: sold it. off in lots. The
I present owner of the old home site
is W, S. I.ce. uf Ovicda, l-'la,
Two Young Boys
Under Bond On
Fred Wyatt, 21... and Horace - Woods."
17, wore bound over, to court on a $o()0
bond each Tuesday afternoon by Mag
istrate Frank I ). Ferguson on a 'charge'
of breaking and entering, the. Allen's
Creek school on bast Sunday night
and taking nut a quantity of books:
and school --supplies;
SherifT, Lowe and teachers of the
school, found most of the books, sei--sors
anil suiiplii s on .-i.ri island in the
creek. .;. Shor'l v afterwards the boys
were afrest"d, they told Sheriff Lowe
and other 'officers, where the. remainder
of the books and things, would be
found, which -turned out to be. under
a hay stack in. a nearby field. The
value of. the. goods stolen was, placed
a' about ?.V). :'..-'.. ,. ';, . -V;.
The boys were lodged in "jail,, while
their parents, were attempting to make
the. necessary, bond. ".-..-,'
Boy Wants Work
V71I 1T1UUC1II 1 mm
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County. Agent W". I).. Smith receiv
ed a pathetic, letter this : week from a
high .sch'wd' boy 20 . years-. of .' age,
who wanted a farmer to. take him for
hoard ami clothes, and allow him to
finish his last vear :n hiuh school. .
The hoy agrees to work ail sum
mer 6 n thr-'sa m e a g r e e rr. : r , a n d f u r-th'-r
stated that he is interested in
.farming and. is only willing to work
for those who. know ho.v to do modern
Mr, .'iiiiith is anxious to help the
boy and would welcome any infjuiries
from anyone caring to go into the matter.
Home Is Being
Built By Massie
Foundation Of luildin Heintf
Laid This Wick. Will ( osl
During tile past week work has be
gun on the Massie Funeral Home on
Montgomery and Miller, streets which
is a part of the original Dr., M. H.
Rogers properly that e.tends from
Main street one lid a half blocks.
The building i being erected by the
Massie Kurnifure and Undertaking
Company, with Jerry Unci a the
contractor. The const . uct ion i.s well
under way and the concrete founda
t leu. will be laid this week.
The building will be ni.de1 of tile
and brick with metal roof, two stories
high and will contain third on rooms.
It will be apor heated, lire proof and
modernly appointed ;n all details as
to structure iiid f u i nishi ngs. The
liist floor will be uod for the pur
poses of the undertaking establishment-and
a part of the second floor,
the latter to also contain an apart
ment for living' ipi Hers.
Kutrnnco will bo made from the
front into a reception room which will
join another mom with folding French
doors that may ' e ! b rown back so as
to .make one vei y large room tbnt will
be used ; s a chapel wnen needed. The
entire lower Ho . will be covered in
The building if; located in the cen
ter of the lot wIncIi is to be filled level
with the street. The .grounds are to
be -landscaped, with the handsome old
boxwood from the Rogers residence
as the main planting The plans, call
for a driveway at. . the rear : of , the
lot. It has beer, estimated that the
approximate cost of construction of
the building will be around $'20,000.
County To Stae
Rally At Canton
Two of Parly's Outstanding
Speakers To Dolivt'r Address
es At Canton School Friday
The -Republicans' of. the county will
Mage a rally at the high school in
Canton at eight o'clock Friday night.
October 26th. at which time Hon. J.
.1. Ilritl, former assistant postmas
lei' general and cuiigrcs,siltui from the
iriilb distiiel, ami I lo.li: J. I .ee Faveii
dei', prominent '-att ortiey of t olumlius.
will dejiye-r .the' principal addresses of
asbier ail ( lianiiion
will iireside at the
inoct i ng.
ill u -If
ill be provided
eting is .-expo
i i i j ii : : - it ' :
would die.' tin
tho-e making the
Although it was
is. t bought that
oTilv rallv of the
'the. election on
Man Doing Good
Work In Oklahoma
. 'I cliiilo., I '..;': v News. : of Clin
(,.,, "(il-la lo a recent issue contains
an article telling of 1 be services Dr.
M Lain liogeis has given to. some of
1 h" in s.t it iit-ions of lii. adofited state:;
Tbo child fell of the West Oklahoma
home -were '.needing, .various kinds of
medical- attention and- the ofpha-nage
wo:- short- of fund'?" so On Rogers
and his assistants ofTered to operate
and treat all the children fn;e- of
charge. : The state agent of the home
estimated the vices as saving -lb
;a;ii;,i more than a $1 ,0(.
c-. .: i .. .'r (l, br. removed to
his own hospital ands-kept free of
t..c mvlive of this coun.
;r . i,o'H' a r T
I : .. I,.-,! lo of M."S: I . 1
r- u ym H.avWood some thirty
'. . "' .. i ' ..oolo oirite a
win wars ago hiio ji...- ......... m.-: - ,
.:. -' -Hmcolf he it surifeon in i
. ic... c iir. ,.,..ni imd onerates
riliooo: " . .
a- largo hospital m f Lnton,
Mrs. Carolvn Miller
On Lecture Tour
Mri V D Miller. (Caroly., M!l
ler ) 'itulhor -of - the- "Lamb-in Hi;
Bosom:" Pulitv.er nrixp winning novel
who with her, familv. is spending sorm
time in Wavnesville, ocewpying tnt
.Clvde Rsjtr-'-cM'aee on Main- street
left on Sunday for a tendays lecturt
4 . ; . ,
mp'f'ft her'-roc'ignition in thp'-litera'ry
Vvs-'-MHlerV nbilitv as a Public
. . , ti.,s ct.o i ,., r. recognized and
'.!,' A iii -.!enr nd a lecturer
' .. -ir'; rr.vsVov; ovpiv -tlip country.
i!l address book
pi'u-1, ::"(,(' s.vei'Ml ':it!'es. inc'lU'limr New
v,.v' rietrotr Eiiffalo. Cleveland-. an 1
rw;innti Shp A-ill b-ive in all eight
Gov. Ehringhaus To Speak
At Democratic Rally In
Canton On November 1st
f ' ;
(iov. J. ('. It. Klirinitliaus
Under the Fr.izier-l.aruke Hill,
Hiivwood 1'oontv is now orLranied lo
five consideration to distressed larm
ers ' according to". ' an announcement
niaile vesterdav by I ount y Agent W
The following committee ha been
named and is ready to function, it
was said: H Arthur OsImiiiic, presi
dent, J. H. Havnes. vi'-e-presideiit and
C ('. Francis, secn'tarv. Mcmben
of the directors are: D Reeves No
land, Fd Wells, ( lias. Mc( raiy, ami
Fai 1 b'crguson.
This committee was -duly oi gani.cMt
October l'.Hh by J. W. 'Sears, of th
Farm Debt Ailministration, of Gold
boro. Ingathering Of
Carmen ts For The
Friday. Ndveniliei' the 2nd, is the
date set lor the ingathering of the
garments .I'm- the Waynesville branch
of the Needlework Guild. From i)oV
until that date an intensive drive will
be put on by the directors for new
1 he name of.' the organization is a
ilt misleading as it is not a sewing
cluo hut; a .group, organized lir the
Ollectjon and - (list ribut ion of new
garments for the needy.. Men,
women, and children are .'eligible for
membership. There are no meetings
; hd no duu.s, . 1 he gut of two new
L'-arrnents (-olistifutes . membership in
the organization. .
Worthy as governmental relief
may be if. does- not rea; Il every h.( -ed
and can never take the place of fliat
mere if ul way of giving vvhitdi "liless
eth him that gives and him that
takes." A kimi of giving thai rea -h
(s tho.-e needv onos who suffer -every
liaidshiji .rather . thaii inake their
wants iublicly known and -there are
st.il s-ui-h Cases. , A visit to the; toWn
shi) schools will ooiivim e anyone that
there are still chi Idreii who iieed. .
Quoting Ms 11. Bowles, Sujif. of the
township (d.oois. "Tho Xeeillewoik
Guild lias, been a very v iluaiile organ,
ization to the idemenfai-y scdiools in
and a.'Wlid Waynesville.. Kach year
this organization .distributes t.hfough
the. t'e.'o-Kers service dile- e.bithing - t!
the needy children. The work in', this
manner is. not duplicating the work
of - the welfare department. , There
ai e ncinbers of chihlren in the s hools
whose parents are not on the 'relief
lists but .who need, warm ..clothing
for. the winter months. The articles
given tc the Xu-db-work Guild will
be . appreciated by the teachers of
these needy children."
., Harley Vranc.is. principal , of the
Lake Junaiqska school., says.: "Last
year many children in the L ke Juna
luska scboo ree'e'ived clothes from the
guild. .School attend'-nee' was ma
terially hel.iK'd brcadse in many cas -s
pupils were- staying out Of sch'iol for
l- '-'j of' .-:i."i r. c!"''"ii'g. It is hojic!
chat the people of. the .community
will respiind again: this, year fo the
call of the directors and thus double
the number . of garments , for the
needv children." ' ! :;
ODD I'D I I ) V DI-sPI
, One of the "freakest
'.".UL'ht into this office
this-week by Hawkins Freeman,
pu'tatd. looks., like three or foui
gio.wn ' together, "foimirig. one .
, -- o . . 1-s,--. ; - v.- i... ;
I Only Deniot ratif Speaking Ilc
I tore Election Will He At Can
ton Kallv Next Thursday
Haywood County's only Dcmocrate:
rally before ;the eh-clion on N'ovi i'i i1
sixth will be staged on Thursday,
embcr first at Canton, at which i
(lovenior J. C. H. Fhringbaus .
other state figures will speak in 1.
high school auditorium.
The event' is being sponsored by the
stall' executive committee together
with the State 'idling Democratic
Clubs, of which Dovlc Alley rs state
'sident ami also the Haywood execu.
Dave Harris, "of Canton, is in charge
of arrangements, and it is expected
that an over -flowing audience will be
present, to hear (ioveiuoi Khring-
Ik.us -siid the other prominent speak
As fa i- as is known there will be
mi other Democratic speakings over
It is probable that Mrs. Chas. I illett,
Ji ., (if ( harlotte and Slate Chairman
Wallace Winbor.no will be present at
the Canton Rally.
(lovernor Mhringhaus speaks at
Murphy on the second and at Marion
on the third.
Available Nr lhe
Because ol the flooded condition of
the potato market. CieortreA. Brown,
,lr, manager of the local Ivarmers
Federation has made arrangements
with C. A. Black whereby farmers
can bag and store their potatoes in
Black's storage warehouse until after
the first of January at winch time it
is expected -that the market will offer
a better price thai! at present.
Mr. Black will not receive any po
tatoes unless in bags, and be has a
price, of 'ten cents for storage charges
until after. Fcbruaiy first. For a
longer period than that the price is
twelve and a half cents.
Any farmer.- wishing lo t:ike ad
vaiitag1 of . five storage facilities
should get 'in touch with Mi' B own.
'The storage .warehouse- will hold
between eight and ton thousand
Installed In lhe
M assie owjiei a id manager of
be Wavncwood -Th-ea.ire- here, has
h id installed a Kozoiia inachine which
makes oxygen ami eliminates all
odors and ' kills ' contageoiis disease
germs. Tire machine kei.p.s- the air
in the ..theatre' flesh a lid clean, and
is otie of the latest invent ions , of its
The installation of new
se:.ts in the theatre ha
plete.l and a ;m:w: slyh
lieeH added, to the . oi :. e
of the theatre., : .:
. Bee-iiinine- this. w ek,
will have a weekly pcogr
j .: i : i . vv.h it ii will (or -! !
' ,.)o,. I he;r favorite pii tu
(;:"( ng'-. week- '".'''.
Liner Misses Sun
day School Only
Times In ? Years
(hi v Schoi i.
do cart' b
(if -the -Sun-cord
r-l.he past 25
ed 'five. Sun-
s " made durin:
has orilv mo-
days in the-iiuai-ter of a !! ury. a.-
thviugh he has live.) in several staes
and had wo: in; remote plaa't-s. .
Xot onfv has he n,iade foi- himself;
. . , . i . c i , i . ,
a record ;.n attendance, . .out ne a-iy
has filled the place as, secretary of the ;
Sunday School for 'il years.
V Mr-' Liner is u Methodis and .en
joys thoroughly his- affiliations with
the church. ' ,.;..
CENEK mONS AT.
TEND miZENS vSl'N-
I) U r( H()0E ( E VS
B; d( ' Class; -.had' an
ait ndance last Sunday when
2 1 were present, but four
ols were also, in attendance,
ii Underwood, had with him.
Dave t'nderwood, his -grand-
not .- on
Cnderwood, ' : .. and - great
. j. i:.-Moi
and it iiive
at ten o-i?j
v i'.:a-k"t. -
air 'is teacher' of the class
s every Sunday morning,
k in the offices of Morgan.
W al J