The Iie,t Advertising Medium In Haywood County Published At The Eastern Entrance of The (ireat Smoky Mountains National Park Head by Thinkin- IVople
U:.e of the most far-reaching and
t-a rii-: farm programs ever staged
;,'-' Haywood county is now under,
way, r.d committees have been named
t,-, work with the county agent and
others in all townships in the county
Cjx :hrve, and these will be organized
The purpose of the meetings was to
present to the people a new program
of farm demonstration work. Under
TV A and state co-operation a new
..ystem is being inaugurated, and
Haywood county is to be congratu
;a:e 1 that it has been selected to be
made a model demonstration county,
for this part of the state- Co-operation
of the people of this county, of
.course, will determine the success of
the experiment. The organization
meetings were rushed in order that
a report of progress made could be
:r.:cde to the State County Agents'
( Terence in session in Raleigh this
The pian in brief is to select ( se
lection to be made by the committee
men in each township) a farm in each
township fairly representative of the
other farms in its township. What
seems to be the best program for that
individual farm is worked out by the
owner, in conjunction with the county
.".rents, the committee, and the other
farmers of the community. At least
once a month the county agent or as
sistant agent will meet the farmers
of the community there and work out
with them any problems or projects
which have arisen or seem advisable.
Any assistance from specialists which
seems advisable will be asked for and
The farm is to be considered as a
unit, its assets .ami liabilities taken
into 'account when the plans are made.
Iw s.,il fertilifv and adaptability, the
S. farmer's need for crush for taxes, cdu-
cat .ion of children, and so forth. will be
1 factors determining more or less the
crons used and stock raised.
The aim of the whale program is to
4 enable the farm agents to do more
f thorough job of demonstrating, to a
larger group of people than if they
try to visit every individual farm and
perhaps can not get around for lack
of time. That way of serving, however-
will be continued as far as pos
sible and feasible.. It is hoped to
prove that a farm with proper and
carefully thought out programs can
be both self-sustaining and family
.supporting. . Therefore no great out
lay of cash is to be used in these
projects, if any at all.
Any one interested in co-operating
to the extent of making his farm
available for a demonstration should
make that known to his township
committee at otice. Only such farms
as are offered to the committee will
IK' considered in the selection. It is
desirable that the program carry
over a 'period of at least five years,
but there is nothing compulsory about
it. if a man decides it is not the wise
course for him to follow. CO-OPER-A.IIOX
is to be the keynote of the
whole project the farm owner, his
family, the community, the agents,
the state extension department, spe
cialists available, and the TVA. :
Meetings were held and township
agricultural committees elected as
lrm Duff. Tuesday. Committee:
Roy Medford, Grover Hoglen, Jarvis
rabtree, Tuesday. Committee: Man--t.'.
McKlroy, chairman, Lawrence
Brown, Wilson Kirkpatrick.
White Oak. Wednesday. Commit
tee: John Hill, chairman, W-. H.. Wil
l.iims, . Zimmery McElroy.
.Jonathan, Wednesday. Committee:
J. A Howell, chairman, R. W. How-
f I.. M. Leatherwood.
' Ivde, Thursday. Committee: Al
"fil McCracken, chairman, Ed Cath
ey. John Holder.
I'igeon, Thursday. Committee:
'Weaver Cathey, chairman, Van Wells,
J. M. Cathey-
lo averdam. Thursday. Committee:
. K. Medford, chairman, E. J. Pin
Waynesviile, Thursday. Commit
;: J R. Medford, chairman, Lowe
-V ), Wallace Ward.
l ines Creek. Fridav. Committee:
f ' navhe McCrary, chairman. Roy
l'i rs, Furman Xoland.
MUXG PEOPLE'S CIRCLE TO
HOLD -MEETING THURSDAY
1 he Young People's Circle of the
Methodist church will meet on Thurs
day evening at 7:30 at the home of
Mrs. Hugh Massie who will have as
n associate hostess Mrs. Dewey
Uncle Abe Gives
His Views On. ....
His New Year's Dinner
How To Smoke Seegars
Hundreds enjoy this col
umn of native wit and plain
spoken thoughts you
will enjoy it.
Thanks, Mr, Hyatt
We are indebted to Mr. J. D.
Hyatt, of Route One, who was
among the first subscribers of the
year to renew their subscriptions,
when he said: "l have been tak
ing the Waynesviile paper ever
since it started back about 4S
ago, and 1 honestly think it
best now that it "ever has
I look foiwad to getting
Grady And Johnston
Named Leaders Of
Representative .J. T. Bailey
Makes Headquarters .At Sir
Walter Raleigh Hotel
North Carolina's general assembly
convened in biennial session in Ral
eigh Wednesday at noon, with Senator
r'auiu. urady, ol Johnston County
president pro tempore for the lU;i5
session, While Representative Robert
Grady Johnson, of Pender county is
speaker of the lower house.
Representative J. T. Bailey, of Can.
ton, left Monday of this week and ar
rived in Raleigh for the first party
caucus which was held Tuesday night
at which time the leader.s of the two
houses were chosen.
Representative- and '-Mrs. Hailey are
making their headquarters at the Sir
Walter Raleigh Hotel during the ses
sion of the legislature.
He told The Mountaineer iost h...
fore leaving- that he would welcome
any suggestions from citizens of the
county regarding the problems that
are to confront the general assembly.
O. L. V.ites, of this county, was "a
candidate for scrgant-at-arnis' in the
senate, but was defeated by Herman
Scott, of Chatham County.
Harry Hall Refuses
Position As Asst.
.-Harry M. Hall, of this city, who
was recently named as assistant su
pervisor of this district for taking
the farm census, declined the offer
while in Charlotte last week-end con
sulting with a census director of
Mr. Hall said that the position re
quired extensive travel over 22 coun
ties during' the next three months and
the compensation wouldn't justify his
Just who will be named to fill the
place is not known, but the work be
gins immediately with headquarters
in Charlotte. David M. Buck, of Bald
.Mountain, has been named supervisor
lor thus district. It is estimated that
there are approximately 60,000 farms
in the 22 counties comprising this
Dr. T. Stringfield
Will Head Haywood
Dr. Tom Stringfield of this city, was
named president of the Haywood
County Medical Society at the an
nual meeting of the society in Can
tan last week. Dr. Stringfield suc
ceeds Dr. J. L. Reeves, of Canton.
Dr. J. T, Pate of Canton, was re
elected vice president
Dr. V. II. Duckctt, Canton, suc
ceeds Dr. J. R. McCracken, Waynes
viile, as secretary. Secretay pro tern
Is Dr. S. R. Roberson, of Hazelwood.
It was decided that Dr. M. II. Mc
Cracken would be representative to
the State Medical Society and Dr. J.
Ii.. Reeves was named as alternate.
Vender Gets Away
Before Paying $25
Tuesday noon a leather-Iuhged ven
der on the back of a Cruck on Main
Street here began offering four pairs
of women's "silk hose" and a pair f
men's fifty cent socks all for a dollar
bill, -when Walter Ferguson, city tax
collector inquired as to his c,'ty license.
The vender produced a license issued
in Roberson County, but this did nbt
satisfy Tax Collector Ferguson, so he
went to the courthouse to make sure
just what to charge.
When Mr. Ferguson returned in ten
minutes ready to press theivender for
a $25 license, he found the "hose man"
had flown the coop.
KILLS BIG WILDCAT
IN CECIL TOWNSHIP
What is said to have been the big
gest wildcat ever killed in 'this sec
tion was brought in Monday by Wil
burn Parker, of Cecil.
The animal was killed by Mr.
Parker while his dog was fighting the
animal.. A bounty of $2 was paid by
Hon. W. T. Lee left on Wednesday
for Raleigh where he will spend the
next few weeks. While there he will
be the guest of his daughter, Mrs.
Report Shows That
Bank Here Had A
Directors And Officers Are Nam
ed 1 Stockholders At An.
nual Meeting This Week
At the ;i2nd- a:. nual meeting uf the
stockholders -of the First National
Bank here Tuesday niorni-nir. the re
port was made by the directors that
the past year "Had been very success
ful and the stockholders are well
pleased with the outlook for the fu
ture," it was said yesterday by a bank
The otlicial statement . of the bank
as published elsewhere in' this' issue
shows that the net profits exceeds
those of last year by a big margin.
The stockholders named the fallow
ing as directors for the coming yea::
D. Reeves Xoland, J. H. Way, ('. K.
Kay, M. M. Xoland and .1. K. lioyd
l'he directors met for the ree-obr
-.monthly meeting and named J
Jioyu, chairman, and J. 11. Way, .m e
reuiry. All officers of the bank
le-clectod for the year.
wie oltieers ate: J. R. Uoy.
.elit; 1). Reeve,, Nokmd, vie
dent; and J. H U V.v .-.,; ,
Over 300 of the f.oil shares" of stock
was represented in person at th.. an
Noted Speaker To
Speak In Court
house Here Friday
I'r. J. P. Warbasse. wdl
I meeting o citizens, at tin
here next 1' riday evening
o i-iock acco.-iting to
made by J. K. Barr.
:i it :i li ti,i i n... ..it..., 1
supervisor of can-
i-iiig ior tnc l eunessee Valley Aurhor
ity. The meeting s sponsored bv the
Uaynesville Rotary ( !u:i.
At 6 :;!()', a dinner will be served in
the dining hall of the First Metho
dist church by the Rotary flub with
Dr. Wa.basse as the truest of honor.
I' l-om the dinner, the party will go to
the courthouse for the address.
Dr. Warbasse is an out-standing
physician and surgeon. He is also an
eeoiiomisi, oi nigh rank- From l'JOO
tie -was editor of the New
iorK oiaie Journal of Medicine. From
iHoi) to VJVJ, he was special editor
ine American Journal of Surgery
For a number of years, he has been
a rellow of the American College of
Surgeons, a member of th. A
Medical Association and of the New
York Academy of Medicine.
In 1919, he became interested in
co-operative movements and retired
that year from his nractice of sur
gery to devote his whole time to its
At. present, he i.s president of the
Co-Operative League of the United
Staets, a member of the Central com.
mittee of the International Co-Opera
tive Alliance, and American delegate!
u me international Co-Operative
Besides his distinguished services in
the field of co-operative activities he
is the author of a numlwr of books
on medicine and surgery. He is also
the author of two boots along his
present line of work, "Co-Operative
Democracy" and "What is Co-Ocper-ation?"
The address Friday niyht will be
delivered in the main court room. The
announcement stated that everybody
is invited t0 attend this meeting and
a big audience is expected to greet
Pr.. Varhasse has been spending
some time in Tcioking over the activ-
lties of the Tennessee Valley Au-1
thortty, it is learned.
Dr G N Sisk Reports On What lias
Been Accomplished By District Health
Department Since First Of Last April
The Haywood-Jackson-Swain Dis
trict Health Department began ope
ration on April 1, 1934, under a con
tract entered into between the three
counties, ,W C. State Board of Health,
U. S. Public Health 'Service, and the
U. S. Office of Indian Affairs. The
total annual budget at the present
time is $24,560.00, $.,H80.00 appro
priated by the counties, and $1 8,580.
00 by state and outside . sources' as
follows: . -
H a vwood County S.i.TOO.OO
Jackson County 1,350.00
Swain County 930.00
U. S. Public Health Service 7,500.00
Indian Service 4,100.00
X. C. State Board of Health C.980.00
The personnel pirovided by this bud.
get is a district health officer, an as
sistant district health officer, three
sanitary inspectors, a supervising
nurse, three county nurses, Indian
Service nurse, laboratory technician,
and a clerk -stenographer. Personnel
assigned to Haywood County are Dr.
C. N. Sisk, Health Officer, Mrs. Jean
Dillon, Supervising- Nurse, Miss Harte
Oliver, Field Nurse, E. L. Hinton,
Sanitary Inspector, Miss Elizabeth
Kitchen, Laboratory Technician, and
Mrs. Caroline! A. Hyatt, Clerk-Stenographer.
The following is a brief report of
the activities of the department in
Local Fire Dept.
Record For 1934
Only $1,910 Damage Done With
in City Limits Hy Fire Last
Year. Ill Ca'ls Answered
s lire department made
year and wa.s credited
.images within the eitv
according to Fire Chief S H
Stcvenon, in making his annua! re
port. A iiuinlier of calls were made out
side the city limits, but the damages
were not reported against the city.
The largest tire within t Ik- eitv
limits was the K. T. Duekett residence,
which wa.s a Sl.lUHl damage. The sec.
olid biggst ..of the year was the saw
mil! of M. O. Calloway in Kas; Way
nesviile. The majority of the t-alls in town
were burning Hues, roof (ires and auto
mobiles. The, average blaze doing
only abot $o damage.
'1 In; two largest tires outside of the
city limits was tin' Keller Ionise, with
SO.OOO damage, and the barn of John
M. Cueen. with a .f.'i.OOO damage.
The local tire d. j. art meiit has made
the. state honor ioII for a numler of
months, during .-the year. To make
the, honor roll a town. must not hao
.1 tire for the past month.
The local department under Mr.
Stemcuson has two full-time paid tire
men and IS volunteers. The volun
teers receive a -dolbir for each day call
and Inn dollars to'- each night' call.
Muring : he past ear a total of IfilTT
wu paid to the volunteer firemen.
In. making. Hi report Mr. 'St.enve.ii
son suited tilat the .department now
has he: tor equipment and more ex
perienced men and better ipiarters
t !ian ever he I ore.
Business Ls (ood
In Florida, Says
Davis On 'Return
Mr. and Mrs. 1,. Davis, and sou
Paul .returned this week after spend
ing some .lime in Florida. Th v mot
ored down the Fust Coast ami then
over to St, Petersburg ai'ld Tampa.
Mr. Davis - reported ! that business
wa.s flourishing in Florida and every
one seems optimistic except some fruit
growers who lost heavily during the
Hotel men and business men are
enjoying a splendid business, Mr.
-..friends from Winston-Salem accom
panied them on the trip.
RECEIVES OVER 27c
avera(;e for tokacco
T. It. Medford is l ather proud of
his .tobacco sale recently, when he
ave;aged over '11 cents' for 1,1,'iH
pounds, for a total of $:(! -t.oO..
Mr. Medfird lives in Iron I.ufT
Of the lot that was sold .rilH pounds
All Schools In County
Are Open Alter Holidays
Messer, superintendent of
aid yesterday that all schools
county were open after the
although a number in the
state had closed because of the eiie-
.1 : . r tin. -I n ,
ueiinc oi uu i rial is ,-aging in some
parts of North (Carolina.
From all reports- there is but little
in this .section. -
J. Hat Smathers, of Asheville,
a business trip to town the first
Haywood County since its, oTt'anizar
The following diseases have been
reported, and the majority of them
quarantined . by a personal visit by
some member of . the health depart
ment. Measles 311 cases, Whooping
Cough 54. Chicken Pox 10, Scarlet
Fever 41, Diptheria 22, Typhoid Fever
6, Syphilis 17, Gonorrhea 5. Of the
41 eases of .scarlet fever 25 occurred
in Iieaverdam Township, and 11 in
Waynesviile Township. Diptheria 17
cases occurred in Beaverdam, and 1
in Waynesviile Township. Of th C
cases of typhoid fever in the county,
4 were in Cecil Township, 1 in Iron
Duff, and 1 in Waynesviile. One case
of typhoid fever from Iron Duff
Township proved fatal.
A cdunty-wide vaccination campaign
was conducted during June and July
at the following 17 community cen
ters: Maggie, Dcllwood, Jonathan,
Cove Creek, Cecil Woodrow, Cruso,
Canton Iron Duff, Rock Springs,
Lower Crabtree, Fines Creek, Balsam,
Hazelwood, Junaluska, Clyde and
Waynesviile. During these clinics,
1909 individuals were vaccinated
against typhoid fever, 844 against dip.
(Continued on back page)
Farmer To Try
Just what kind of lopier ., Hay
wood fanner had last Monday
afternoon that would make him
mistake the back of his truck for
the running board is not known
to this newspaper stall', but anv
wny when this fanner got ready
to leave town he tried to ste,, on
tlie back of the truck instead of
gettin.' in via the running board.
.Naturally he missed his stcn
and fell o the street. When .pick
ed uji from the street by ollieers
it was found he
up the jail
driv, his mode
lie spent (lie
rlit in jail and
his : ruck remained
in the court-
Are Faced Willi
Problem Of Relief
County Poor Fund Is Kt'ducod To
About $7,000 With NuiiiIht
Of Cast's I no roast's Ky
The board of county
were st ill; in session t
made the third day th
mg oil t he prolileni'of c
Mi persons w l -were, transferred from
the Federal relief rolls lo I h .imiv
and stale relief ale oillv
taking care of' those who .arc, aide to
woi-iv, an. I not t lie sick ami ;igc
county already had about thirty
and now has about I Hi.
It was learned from Coinmi:
Allison that, the poor fund as'
se t mil
111 1 lie last budget bans a h:
aliout .ijtT.tMW. with .whicit
tlk'se ,-ases for tli,.. next
to care' fill-
in vest iga j ing
1 he iMiard i.s. -carefull
the cases and .making the funds
as lar out, as possible, it was 'said.
There, was also u large aiiiviunt of
busines.s (if a e.eneral nature which
consumed much time.
Walter Hawk, (il,
Kuried Here On
Kev. Albert. .Ww
w-ore conducted by
of Grace- Kiiisooniil
Church ili ..'i 'o'clock oh Tiiesnliiy af'ter
noon for Walter Hawk, 111, who died
at his home in Taylorsvillo, . ('. On
Tueslay morning services were hold
at his residence hy the' Masonic i.odge
of 'I'ayloisville. Jnteniient was in
( i I'
eenhill C.net.rry find tin
-sonic Lodge had cliargi
vices at t he grave.
Mr. Hawk came to Waynesviile :i I
years ago I mm Reading l'eiin. If..
installed the first power plant thai
supplied the town with electricity. He
was superintemb.nl of light and wate
ior -.waynesviile for IX years. Twelve
years ago he moved to Tavlorsviile.
where he was enijiloyel by tiie .South
ern Utilities (omnanv
.Surviving are his widow,. th0 former
Mi.s,s Mary Ann Welch of W:iviievi'l.
his mother, Mrs. Hawk of Hcadm;;,
I'enri., three .iildren bv a former hiar.
iiagge, Mrs. Jra V,wv., Alvin ll iwk, --of
neauiiig, j-enn, and Mrs. Mollie Swear-ingei-
of los Angeles.
Noted Author Is
For Articles Here
"John M- Hol.worth, lawyer-iiutfior
of three hooks on grizzly hears, load
er of five scientific expeilition. for the
I nited States biological survey into
Hritish ('(dumhia and Alaska, and
organizer-of tlie first. comjiany for the
'.manufacture of custom built rib-es
and shotguns i.s spending a few days
in town a guest at the Hotel Ia' Fa inc.
Mi. llolzwo-Vh is hunting copy
siories ami .nr. . c, I'lott, countv
treasurer of Griffith & Howe, Inc., of
man i- inti-oouciiig him -to the hunt
ers of this section and is supervising
his trips into the Great Smoky Moun
tains National l'ark. . - J
Mr. Holzworth was born in Cleve
land, Ohio, is a gradute of Columbia
rniversity and N'ew York -.University..
- He is. a member of the law
firm of Delafield, Thorne & Rogers,
of New York City, and organizer and
treasurer of Griffith & Howe.In c, of
New York City, makers of shotguns
a no rines.
Travelling with Mr. Holzworth are
two fit Ins nogs, one a nine-iihontris
old Great Dame, that weighs 135
Building And Loan Stock
Holders To Meet Tuesday
The stockholders of the Home
Building and Loan Association will
meet in the law offices of Morgan,
Stamey and Ward at 7:30 o'clock on
Tuesday, January 15, it was an
nounced this week by J. R. .Boyd, sec-retary-treaurer
of the association.
This is the annual meeting and all
Stoskholders are urged to attend. ,
THl'RSDAY. JAM ARY 10.
Jury Awards Dock
Turpin $1,500 In
$20,000 Law Suit
"(live me liberty or give 'me death,"
veiled Frank Kliim hart to a jury late
Wednesday afternoon while pleading
his own case in civil court in answer
tea -O.OOO damage suit which was the
outgrowth of an alleged kidnaping in
iVcomhor l:t;;:i in .lacksorl .County, of
which, he accused Dock Turpin as one
of the kidnaper.-. .
Within tw,. hours after Mr. Khine
liart had finished his argument repeat
ing 1 'at rick Henry, the jury in their
verdict said: "Pay Mr. Fin pin $l,o()0."
Twelve hundred of that amount for
Mr, Turpm's time, ospeiise and ein-ban-a.ssmeiit
in the case. The C' e
hundred dollars was for punitive u
ages- for making false tarrcsts . i
The jury was out only a short time
on the case, and immediately after
the verdict was rendered, Mr. Khyie
liarf enteied notice of an appeal. He
was given till days to perfect his ap
peal. Th,. tiial was one of the most ,vcn-
in civil court m
ial consumed two
at tended by many
as Coorgia and
even as far away
The evidence as presented in the
trial clnnved that Frank Rhinehart , a
Jackson County .school teacher, alleg,
ed he was kidnaped on December. ,23,
l'.'.'i.'l and blindfolded carried to ieor-
K'.i and mist. rented by his kidnapers
who held li i m captive for oil hours.
hi his return-to his homo after the
ordeal of being- held, he united a week
lie fore telling anyone whom he thoueht
kidnaped him, although officer's' tried
to 'induce, hint to give them light on
t lie crime.
Liter he issued a warrant for Dock
T'liipin, of 'Waynesviile, and Tui-pin's
l uo nephews. They w.iv giVen.a' he ir
ing liefoie two magist iacs sitting
togellier -in Jat ksun i oimty and were
iplifted of the cTiaige.s because of
lack of probable cause. Som 1,500
people were at the bearing.
After the aciiillal, Turpin -entered
suit against Ivllinehait for tfJO.IMM).
The ease was postponed several times.
Mr. - Turpin had about o,r witnesses
to show- Hint lie was in this city at
t lie lime of the alleged kidnaping, and
his nephews pervioiisly proved their
w liercalioiits at the time.
W itnesses brought he re hy Turpin
.showed that Khineliart was in Atlanta
a-iid oth;r (ieorgia lown.s at the .time
Ol' the alleged rinie and one !eorgia
man festiliei) ttiat. Klimehai t wa.s seen
with a woman at. a dance late Sat
.urday nieht. Anotiie,. maintained he
and Khinchiirl tried to buy liipior at
u Cieulgia tilling station'- that same
( Inc. w it ness test ilieij I hat Khine
liart was seen with an 'unidentified wo.
moil al'nn early hour. Kh.inchart was
said hi have been wearing dark-rim-nu'-d
glasses during his trip through
It was briiiinlit out. during the course .
of the trial that Turpin had spent or
ohlieiitid himself in the sum of "about.
!f."i50 sine(. the accusations were .made,
of him in Ilocenibci' r.133.
.Iildtie INius.ea.il. in his. charge to the
jury which took one hour and eight,
minutes showed six: issues .could be
presented in their verdict. This is
Judge Kouseau's 1irst term of court-
T'heie weie few cases disposed of
Monday, and the $20,000 suit took
of Tuesday and Weilii(sday.
Wilburn Is Pushing
Park Museum Work
Mr. If. C. WilhuMi attended a
meeting in Ilryson City on Friday of.
the Western North Carolina Advisory
committee. He talked briefly on his
work in collecting interesting - arti
cles for Smoky .Miiuntains National
I'ark .Mii.-euni whichwill he located in
the park i.rea.' To date Mr. Wilbuni
ha.s colleeted'a niunhi r. of filings and
is meeting with leto.irie from not
jonly the people of Haywood, but
j other sections that borde.v the park
.. '-.. ".. -.'; ..-
vinra tnc museum is linally est:ili
lished it gives promise of iK'irig one of
th.1 ..ma ior piiint.s of interest in. the
park. From the type of the exhibits:
that are: being planned hy those in
charge the museum hould have a
universal appeal to all. who visit it.
Mr. AVilhurn has the. prospect of ac- :
quiring several private coliectioris of .
note , that will , add materially to the
mu.scum from the standpoint of loci!
history. .. ,
U WVFOim ON S( RF.FA
; Fred Crawford takes the part of
an aviator in Shirley TerrpVs new pic
ture, "Bright Eyes'," which is on the
Screen this week in Asheville. He alsn
takes a minor part in " Bachelor of
Arts" which comes to Asheville on
Friday and Saturdav of this wek.
OFFICIAL WEATHER REPORT
Date Max Min,
1 ' 4H ' . . '.--.' '. H2
2 '."- 47 ' 17
3 43 IT
4 T.4 -."'. 2:
3 .. oil 19
f, - 40 ' . 22.
7 - ' ni 3i
8 - '.-.-' oS '-. 47
9 58 43