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WAYNESV1LLE. NORTH CAROLINA
THI KSDAY, NOVEMBER 22. 1931
mnty Agent To
Leave Soon For
2 Cars Of Cattle
Are-Bred Dairy Cattle Will Be
rough i into iaj t,
ty About First Of Month
.. ara hpinir ' made by
I t k.vnham. state dairy spec al-
nd County Agent W. D. Smith,
tl leave here for the purpose pi oring
3g back at least two carloads ot
pure-bred dairy cattle -which have
Sen bought by Haywood farmers.
rF?.. cfiv, that there are those
ho he feels should take advantage
dt the opportunity, ana n ury
f . I n ,,i,n.iM se him im-
Mediately and discuss the prices and
IL. method oi nanuung me
,1.. th on,! Mr farnnam uu
Hiaiiu-u 6 vw ---- - -
Xrkod out inspection prob ems in
Xder that the farmers would be saved
In discussing me u""j iI"-u""
. Smith said:
I have just received the following
from Mr. L- C. Case, agent in am.
"The outlook for the cattle indus-
jry has been cnangeu - -
suit of the urougnt uiu w.v
louirht-relief measures taken to aid
,.i.. At. the beginning:
tl PJ34 the estimated number of all
!..., - 1 V...vs about 10.500.000
end lamer than in 1928, the low
. .1 l....t;.,n f'VTfln. Rut. it
(unit oi uie ouuiu" .- - -
p probable that, by the beginning of
i'KSa .most of this large increase
iliieh occurred from 1028 to 1934 will
Juve been eliminated. This sharp
Eduction in a single year has been
Brought about by the large slaughter
of cattle and calves for Government
account, as well as by increased
slaughter of. cattle and calves for reg
ular commercial use.
"Marketing and slaughter of cat
tle and calves in IKiia are expected
ju.be greatly (educed, with inspected
laughter of the two classes smaller
than for more than a decade. In
jiew of the probability of much
mailer market supplies of cattle
nd other meat animals, cattle prices
tie likely to average materially nigner
6i iy:.;5 than in the present year. But
ven though slaughter should be con
siderably smaller than in the 1928
nd l 'S. it is not likely that prices
ill reach the levels of those years
I cause of the much lower purchas
ig lower oi consumers, ine reuue
n in cattle slaughter probably will
1 milch trvu !i t vi ttia nocii rf cniV5
ml heifers .than in steers. The de-
icase in slaughter supplies ot all
iltl,. on. I .f ,.,,,11 .,;U,1 aottln ic
likely to be most pronounced during
ie summer ana iaii montns. iitoih
. A - E. Outlook Report, Nov. 5,
i tn tuner words, ivzb was ine low
fpoint in cattle numbers and t-inee
mat time we have been, gradually ap
proachinir the hie-h noint The
idrought, however, by the end of this
lyear will have caused a reduction
ithat noimally would take from six
eight years to bring about.
HE SITUATION IN TATTLE
"In our cattle states west of the
"'fr!' JiC; Ifllllltlti aiiu lain-"-
is sold nearly eight million of their
lamer cattle to the Federal uovern-
It'nt ntiH v...tl 1 Violf
' two million have gone , direct to
he slaughterer for commercial use.
hey have kept as many of their
letter cattle as possible, hoping to be
i We to carry them through. As win-
approaches more cattle are being
old nnil tKi ...111 A nnmt;nim
una niij nu uuuwif wiiMii.i.
ue to feed shortage and the exces-
i'e 0t. nf lM'r.n;Hn. ..rt-V. fnciA frAifl
V tUUgll VU
'e surphiv areas.
j-.uuj;,, mieresi is snown 111 we
urchase of these better grade cat
is? the A A a .:n ontml
- VV 111 SCI AJ ..w. .
mce in Kansas City Or some other
'Olllt in an . 1 Ko .
ween the seller and the buyer. They
VIM !!s ...- . .i ...!.. J
v . t'liueavor to .pel. icuuicu
freight .rates. Actual purchases can
f . ...i-uc ciirougn regular iwhiuci
ial channels or, if desired, arrange
v oir.inued on page tnree;
We extend a hearty wel
come to the twenty families
who for the first time are
getting The Mountaineer
this week. These twenty
families have subscribed
since last Thursday,
We trust that the 9 fami.
lies that renewed their sub
scription this week will con
tinue to look forward to
getting their paper each
Cannery To Open
Weekly Pay Roll Of $2,000 Will
Be Paid To Workers Who
Will Can Meat Here
The wheels at the cannery h,. Ha
zelwood will bpgin turning at six
o'clock Momllayi molrnirijr, it was
learned from those in charge of con.
At present there are K0 men at
work at the cannery placing new
machinery which will be u-ed in van
ning the cattle that were shipped into
this section from the drought .strick
Loca women are being given exam
inations in preparatory to beginning
work Monday. It is expected that at
least 250 women will be given work
in canning the meat, :.nd some. 23 or
It was learned from the relief of
fice here that the pay roll from the
cannery would be near $2,000,
At present the beef will bo slaugh
tered in Asheville and brought here
for canning. Plans are underway to
build a slaughter house here in the
near future -in connection with the
The meat that is canned will bo
use by relief agencies under govern
men supervision, and will probably
be used in (.'('(' camps.
As soon as vegetables are ready
for canning, the meat canning will be
Tor Late Rev. R. A.
Plans are being made for the Mem
orial service that will be held on
Sunday. December 9. at the Bethel
High School in honor of the late
Eev. K. A.: Sentelle, who for many
years took an active part in the "c'i vie,
educational and religious life of the
At the time of the memorial Ber
vice, plans will be discussed for es
tablishing a room in the new Mars
Hill infirmary in honor of the late
distinguished Haywood citizen.
A committee composed of Rev. K.
P. McCracken, S- M. Robinson and
Rev. Frank Leatherwood are ar
ranging a program for the service,
and thus far have made out the fol
"Mr. Sentelle as an educator," by
"Mr, Sentelle as a citizen," by ,W,
"His relation to other : denomina
tions," James Atkins. .
"Establishment of a permanent
memorial," Prof. P. L-. Elliott, of W.
C. T. C, Cullowhee.
"The Mars Hill Memorial," by J
More details of the service Will bo
Girl Still Missing
W. W. Green, of Clyde, is anxious
to learn the whereabouts of his eighteen-year-old
deaughter, Winnie, who
left home on the afternoon of Oc
The family of the missing girl do
not have the slightest idea where
she can be. They have gone to all
towns where she has relatives and a
thorough search has failed to throw
any light on her disappearance.
All that is known is that she in
quired in Clyde about a bus sched
ule, but no one saw her leave. She
carried with her air her best clothes
nnH ilcn tlio .lntVioo nf Wpavpr Green. I
a two-year-old boy. She carried the
boy with her.
: The girl as described by her father
is of a chunky build weighs 130
pounds, fair complexion, blue eyas
and light brown hair. The two-year-
old boy can walk, but uoesn t canv,
Legion To Meet
On Monday Night
The local post of the American
Legion will meet Monday . night at
the courthouse for the purpose of
completing plans for the annual mem.
The post has been divided in two
teams, composed of the following
members: Guy Massie. W.- V; Smith,
and J, C. Patrick. The second team is
J. H- Howell, and C. A. lieorge.
. The meeting will .. begin at
Play To Be Given
At Clyde Friday
"Black-Eyed Susan," a nro.-:cal
comedv. will be presented at the
Clyde high school Friday night, at '
eight o'clock, under the auspices of
the Clyde Woman's Club. '
The cast is maile up of talent in
Clyde and is being directed by Myra j
Benson McCurry, I
A small admission price of .15 and i
25 cents will be charged. '. 1
..-'. ' " ':-. - I" '.'' '.
The Pu.-itans, w
bratetl that tirt
may not have had
be thankful t"-.
whole lot to
with wnat tol.es nave today, nut
they were thankful, and they ex
pressed their thanks in more than
Having Men hato'.y more than
the fringe of their new country,
and having undergone more than
ordinary hardships in clearing
land to plant, r.nd having made a
crop under more than ordinal y
difficulties, und having been har
rowed by hostile In Hans those
who passed through these hard
ships and came to the harvest
were truly thankful.
Take a mind's eye view of those
simple folk anil then take a look
at your surroundings in Waynes,
ville today. There isn't a man,
woman or child in this whole land
but that can be thankful for at
least some one thing during the
past twelve months.
True, the past twelve months
have been trying. There has been
a period of depression with scar
city of .money in circulation, slow
ing up in the commercial world,
Shutdowns in the manufacturing
world, drought iu certain sections
which have wrought havoc to ag
riculture and caused heavy losses
to farmers, a vast army of unem
ployed men and women, and the
attendant sulfering therefrom,
and all that, and yet there is .-till
much to be thankful for.
The fellow who has a. job and
is still receiving his .regular piy
check each week should be thankful-
Even though the .pay envel
ope does not contain as much as it
Fight In N. J.
Judge William H. Similiters has the
honor of being the first Democratic
State Senator from Atlantic County.
New Jersey, in (ill years, having de
feated in the recent election, his Re
Judge Sniathers is the son of Dr.
and Mrs. li. F. Smather.s and was
born and reared in Waynesville. He
was educated in the local schools and
the University of North Carolina.
At the. age. of 18 he passed the North
Carolina. Bar examinations and im
mediately went to Atlantic City where
he worked in the law offices of the
firm of Endicott and Son, and Smafh
ers, the latter being his brother.
Judge Frank Sniathers. now of
.Miami and Wayne.-ville. Two years
later he locanio a member of the
firm and as . a L.wyer gained much
In the recent election one .of the
keenest political, lights in the state
of New Jersey seemed to center
around the selection of the State.
Senator from Atlantic county. Quot
ing the Atlantic. Evening Times:
"The eyes .-of the state were focussed.
upon. Atlantic county, the pivot point
and the political observers declare
that Smathors' victory indicates a
strong, possibility that Within a few
years Atlantic county will
a Democratic gubernatorial
date to the state.'' And for the office
political prophets of New Jersey are
predicting that. Judge Smathers will
be the man.
The Grange will sponsor a box
supper on Friday night. Nov. 2.'!,
which will be , . held at the Ratcliff
Cove Community building. . The pro
ceeds Will go toward defraying some
of the expenses on the building,
played in WaynesviUo, and we will have as our guests
hundreds of fans from Canton.
THEREFORE, with the spirit of friendly rivalry
that exists between the two schools, let all Waynesville
attend the game Friday and lend their loyal support to
our splendid team.
IT is earnestly requested that all business houses
close from the hours of .3:00 to 5 in order that em
ployes may have the opportunity to attend the game.
(Signed) J. II. W'AY
Wayne.-ville, Nov. 22. 1931. ,
may have in former years, it is
something that many men h..ve
had taken from them.
The merchant who has weath
ered the storm incident to the
business depression, has much to
be thankful for.
The man who.-e family has not
suffered the inroads of disease
and still has all of his loved ones
with him. has much to be thank
These ami a thousand other
things could be mentioned for
which most of us vould-le thank
ful. Then one might take a look
at the news columns of bis paper
and watch the unrest in other
countries, the .-pint of revolution
and war which are constantly
tlaring, and be thankful that
within these I'nited States there
is nothing of this to dicturb the
I Hen loon around and see what
has been accomplished in the
years that have passed since that
first Thanksgiving, ami one has
more than ho can possibly men
tion to be thankful for. Just check
up on the progress which ha
been made und the advance of
civilization, and if for nothing
else, one Jiving tSay can Jk1
truly thankful that, he lives in
l'.i.U and can have and enjoy the
gifts of s. ieiiee and invention of
Of course, if ho is a good, loyal
and patriotic . : ;,n he can be
ti uly, thankful i hat he is a resi
dent d' WaynesviUo and that he
has had an opportunity to fur
ther the progress and prosperity
of this ('oiiimun ity ami make it
a better place ill which to live.
Will Be Held At
A union service will be held on
Thanksgiving morning at 8 o'clock at
the First .Methodist church. 11 has
been arranged for this hour so that
those who Wish to -spend the day out
of town may attend services .before
The sermon will he delivered by Rev.
R. P 'Walker of the Presbyterian
church and 'a special program of mu
sic w'ill be presented. The offering
taken Will be- divided 'among' the or
phanages supported by the four de
nominations taking part in the ser
vice. IFli donation' is desired for a'
ueiinno insiuui ion ine giver is asivei
to put in envelope and mark.
BUSINESS HOUSES TO CLOSE'
The undersigned business firms of
Waynesville and vicinity agree not to
open their pla.es of ;ousmes.s on
Thanksgiving Day, in order that the
day -.may . I'K' properly observed' and
employees may have a full. holiday:
providing that Drug stores shall only
observe their icgular Sunday hours;
Providing that the majority of firms
in such class of business shall observe
I C. K
Hay's Sons, Massie Fumi
MH 'racket! Clothing Co.,
tur(, , -
Farmu's .Federation, The Mountain
eer. Bradley-Davis Company, Smith's
Drug Store, Massie's Dept Store.
C. II- Ray, Burgm's Dept Store. Al
exander's Drug Store, Martin Elec
tric. Co., V.. E. M.,The Ladies Shop,
Waynesville Pharmacy, Railfs (Jut-let-
Wrn. Medford, Insurance, Gar
rett Furniture Co., Eagle and 10,
J W. Boyd, The FOoil Store. Waynes
ville Laundry, J. C. Rose.
Will observe same hou'rn as drug
do res.' W. T. . Denton, Clyde Ray's
The annual W'aynosville-Canton
Football (Jame is to be played Friday,
And whereas, the game is to be
Black Bears And
Ready For Clash
Large Crowd Expected To At
tend The Annual (irid Clas
sic Here Friday Afternoon
Interest is running high throughout
the county as the Canton Hlack Hears
and The Mountaineers go through
final workouts be fori the annual Hay
wood Grid classic which will be held
i'u the local football held I-'ridav af-
with the kick. off at
to be in
u dl eii
ter the game with a point
tiige on the Black Bears.
One of t be feat u res of the
be the -Ill-piece band of Canton, winch
will escort their team here for the
game. Word coining from Dr. (Tine,
president of the Chamber of Com
merce m Canton, wa.- that each bus
iness tin ie would have a representa
tive ill I he game. Almo-t every bus
iness lii in in Waynesville has signed
a petit. ioi to close during the game.
At three o'clock a parade will be
staged on the si reel here led by the
Coach C. K Wcathorhy said yo.s
tcrday that all hi- team was in
splendid shape and ready for a touch
game. It was reported in Canton
that Coach Boyd Sniathers was giv
ing fjis' boys a hard 'work-out. the
first of the week, and .the Bta.'k Boars
were, showing up splendidly.
Attention .in called to the fact that
both school officials and town officials
are .asking that spectators take the
game ill a sportsmanship manner, and
not to cause any disturbances ;ls has
been the case in years past They
said: "We want, good orler on the
side lines, whether we win or lose.".
A brief survey of the records show
that Clinton has scored 1 lo points this
year. white Wayncsvillo's points
total 1.7K. Canton has bad 27 point!)
scored mi the ni while Waynesville bns
. comparison ot scores id the teams
that both Canton and .Way.ne.svi
have played this vo ir shows ( brist
School beat Canton, while .The.. Moun
taineers won 111 to li, Canton tied
in a scoreless game .-with .Asheville
S'.hool, while the local learn i merged
with a 7-point. victory,'
Ileiider.-onviile played '.niton to a
tie, (r-(i, while Waynesville ran up !-
t Ine yeai.--,-. Way
nesvi'lle has won
four of the. five
ga I lies
admission pi ici
Weights will be
elsrwhe. e in t hi
A.s a matte i
our high school
their nuiiiWr- and
found i ri a full page
.f Cuopei at i ng w it n
and 'particularly the
and in order t hat We
hosts to visitors from
agreed by the undcr-
may serve as
Canton, it is
signed llial tliey will tiosi
of business for the footl
t bier places
ill game on
Friday aftrnotjii u'om ,'!:(i(i until
5-:(((l providing that the majority of
firms in each, class of busine-s shall
observe such hours:
.Mccracken Clothing (, o., ! armors
Federation, C. E. Ray's .Sons, I hu
Mountaineer, Brudley-Davis ( ompu
ny, Smith's Drug Store. ( .. II Ray,
Burgin's Di'pt. Store, Massie Furnir
ture ( o., Alexander's Drug Store,
Martin Electric ( o., F.. E M.. The
Liidie.s Shop. Waynesville Pharmacy,
Raiff's Outlet, American ! ruil Stand.
YV'm, Medfoi d. I nsurance, Garrett
Furniture ( o., Eagle 5 and Id, ). V
The Food Store,
vi lie Hani ware Co.
ton s Hardware, J
Rav's Flower Shop,
J li. Medf,,-d,
.1. '. P.o.-e, Den-Mo.rmino.-
estei n ( arolma
Creamery, City Barber Shop, by D.
M-, J-l!' Cain-, ilenry (iadilyi Spauldon
I'rtderwood, Central Service Station,
Hyatt A1 Co., Bu-rgiri P.ros., Depot,
lerguson- (j. ' ., Havwood Supply
Co., E K. II., Waynesville- Whole
sale Co, ('. E. R., Jr.. Waynesville
Candy ( o., W'anoca Radio Shop, E. L.
Withers-& Co., Chamber of (,'ommerce
For Her Pupils
W hen the Haywood County Emer
ge tj. y Relief office began to make thei-
survey to set up. lunch room-: in the
schools they found at. Peachtree a
very unusual and enterprising teach
er. Miss Louise Arrington. She had
already made plans to serve a hot
lunch every dav to her pupils. The
parents of the children funics the '
food and with the help of one of the
parents. Mrs. Billy Sutton, ' Who
furnishes her stove, she has been I
serving a satisfying lunch each day!
for one month.
Her attendance has boon' excellent 1
with very little sickness. The clnl-r
dren are delighted and have gained
weight. . . ...
Haywood county and . especially
Peachtree community are' fortunate to
have such a progressive teacher.
To Convene Here
ludne I. Will ?ss Will Preside
Heavy Docket Of Many
The N'ovemiH-r De, ember term of
criminal court will convene here
Mond .y morning, with Judge .1. Will
Pless, Jr.. presiding
According to a statement from So
licitor John M. Queen there is a rath
er heavy docket on file to be tried
this term of court. Although there
are few large cases, there are a l, v '
number of minor cases that will iv.:
sumo much time.
There are not any first degii.'
cases scheduled for this term of
court, which is the first time in a num
ber of years.
The eases that will consume the
most, time will be larceny,1 highway
robbery and several assault cases-
I'bc jurors as .summoned to serve
for the first week aie,
I'. J. Fletcher, Clyde; A J. Buchanan.
Waynesville; .1. ('. Sluiler, Waynes
ville; R. II. bite, Iron Dull'; John
X Mease, Pigeon; S. P. Reeves,
Jonathan's ('reek; .1. E, Ledludter,
Pigeon; 'Grady' Evans, .lonathan'e
Creek; C-: S. Davis, Waynesville; W.
M Benson, Pigeon; D, A. Owen,
Jonathan's Creek; W. R. Fowler, lw
Hill; T F Mini- Bra v. r.a.ni; E. B
Medio, d. Wacnesville; F. T. Peden,
lie.ivenlam ; 1! G. Coleman, Beaver
dam; (i. . Howell. Fast. Fork; l.oii.o
Warren, ( ecil ; It. F
. Mat boson, Pig.
.tuloochoe; W- T.
M. ('. Miller,
. Plott. Waynes-
eon ; ,1. lute
(ban's Creek; II
Be - ordain ; R
.I.iiii ; I.. F. Cl.nl
orge ,1 . V rignt,
M Holder, Beaver
, Heave rdani; II. B.
Pigeon ;. I
Waynesville; G ,1. Abel,
. .1 . Mc( raekeii. ('raid ree;
N. F. Owen, .loiiat hiin's Creek; F- E,
K iiykeiiilal!, WaynesviMo ;, C. Iv Eiu
jbIcv, ( Ivde ; T I.. Mason, Beaverdam ;
Rov 1..' Medford. Crabtree; V II.
Davis, White Oak; Bryan C Wells,
Beavei'diim; (liover C Rogers, ( Ivih';
II AY. Stiles, Ib'averdam; R. B. Moon,
ey. Fines Cnek; Waller Mehaff'oy,
WayiH s i lie ; .A rl hi.ir Lewis. vy Hill,
lied (ross Drive
Is Underway In
The .ninia! Re,.
under way in , i I ay w
day, and report s
!i igh I wi-ic t ha 1 mi
'ross drive got,
iod Co only. Tues-
re than a htin-
died had .io.lii d
iii-s'ville. which i
com. Chapter CI
The Roll Call
. mill hoe
- I a r nun e
to Rev. 11..
i a i i man .
will last t hrmigh to-
ilay. and the goal of 100 is expected
to be re. ohod before the r;i nijiaign
is (dosed, ;
n Tin silay .h-ighi, Mr. ('raiie, of
.Raleigh, : began his First; A id ' t rain
ing school at lla.elwood. The school
Will continue. Sor five . nights and all
those-who are inleresii d are urged to
attend. The. school j,s being given in
all iudfi.st rial ; centers in : tho state
unde.r ,t)le. supervision, of the Red
("ross; ..'' .. .'.'
,r. I'iiiii'om made the fol
dateinent regarding the roll
'"I'be Red Cross
berships is now
Roll Cuil for meni
going on in this
"If you have not ioined vou .ire
urged to do so this week. The number
already enrolled is greater than. I 'st
year, but we are below our quota: yet.
If you did not enroll, when. called, upon,'
or if you have not. boon called on,
please .drop in William M.-dford's
office ami he will be glad to take your
membership and give you a button,"
Rotarv Club Is
At Work On Civic
Projects In Town
S P. '.Gay, chairman of the
ei'vice committee, had charge of
the P.'daiy program last week . To
gethi .- with Dr. Gay's outline of the
duties of the work, W. D. Smith spoke
on classification . and . membership;
J. R. Latham on Attendance and E.
L. Withers on Fo!!owhip.
All four speeches Avere interesting
and to the point. .- .
The club took into Consideration
several civic, projects of vital impor
tance to the community. v Cuinniittee
are now at work on the matters an I a
report is expected this week.
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