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WAYXESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THI KSDAY, MAY i), 19.53
Kay Announces Elaborate
I Of C Program For '35
gijrht Projects Are lieing Given
Attention 01 Organization
For This Year
Via it :t-rmel the most elaborate
''.im'tver undertaken by the local
jr.jnibr ei commerce was iormany
fritiUlKfU mis ween uy i icsiuciu
)ai. h. Kay. mere are eigni. mam
s set out in- i ne program, wun
; visions under each group.
Rav's formal statement and
ell . .
fcieiam is as ieiiows;
n'f.-nuiu ox uie tnamut-r or
luinm-rce, -i is my -impose 10 ouuuie
,me uf the major proposals in tne
iij jiri'ram as approved by the
arJ tf Directors and the several
:iim;:t.t's. These projects have
tn adopted as being measures which
laid materially in making 1935
year of substantial progress in
trv it'spe - ' inur support ana cur
titration is essential, and your sug-
Istions will be appreciated. In addi-
m if these major projects, many
her .activities are uemg engaged in.
tact' limitation will not permit their
.. TKIMARY PROJECTS
;. .-a V! -i-: ;tiii ': h:' advertising and
b'i.i:y je.-.tyncii. to promote trie
m.n;u:i;-'.y :r,'in notn a tourist ana. in.-.
.r.a. !!.!:: of view.
.'. Kiii; va- -t" unsightly buildings
iicr. :ia' .r passed prohitable usage
Ian - it : : imontal ui the community
:.-'l'Hvi'i!W:t of the city owned
v oil East and Howell
C. Of C Drive For
Members Will Get
PnH.lun tf'll mm
v uniiiiiuct'j, in .ieet r or
Breakfast Meeting And Make
A Quiek Thorough
at ion of the
laBusVaiijnsr of unattractive
. pa.r:ica!ariy banks, adjacent to
'.n-ci- mid highways.
I'p.nn.ti'on ui' shrubbery planting
i uiiiispiea.d scale, ',
I'icvicmg uf recreation and. en
,:.:j:i;tn: of a public nature de-
4':- i to make the visit of tourists
re cn.inyabk', and thus to enhance
tjit -rf-Tnita: ion of the community . as
the annual drive for memberships
ior tne nanvter of Commerce will
get underway next Tuesday morning
immediately after a breakfast meet
ing, it was announced yesterday by
J. W. Kay, general chairman of the
Placards have been printed and will
be given to each firm taking a mem
bership, and small individuals pocket-cards
will be given to each per
son taking a membership.
1 resent plans are to make a thor
ough and quick drive- on the opening
day of the campaign.
1 he committees as named 1
dent Kay is as follows:
'General chairman, J. W. Kay.
1. Individual." I ilix IStovail
(.hairman; Edwin Ha.Uics, EniineU
liallentine, Oliver ; Shelton, Chict
George, J. I!. Slier.
2,. Professional : Barker Cay,
Chairman; Harry Hall, M. H. Bowles.
7 3. Industrial. Group': E. M Kich
eson, Chairman; Ralph' Prtvost, Hill
4. Commercial Group: Guy Mas
sie, ; Chairman; C. N-. Allen, Albert
Abel, Hurst Kurgin, George Brown,
;1. Hotels and Hoarding Houses:
W. C. Russ, Chairman; Hugh ..Massif,
Paul M'artin, IE W, Woodward.
Mayor. Sam Jones
T. L. Bramlet and M. M. Noland
Win Places On The Board Of
Aldermen In Quiet Election
In the quietest city election ever
held. J. H. Way was named maVor
ot Waynesville over Walter T. Craw
ford. Mr. Way polled ,12.3 vous, and
Mr. Crawford 432.
i he votes for aide; men
Sam H. Jones, p'esmt
the board, led the ticke
lowed by T 1.. H ram let t
The official vote gave a
oidates. the follnwing vote:
J. 11. Wav
, being ful
ami M. M.
Over $16,000, For
County In April
Than $75,000 Remains To
Collected In Ut.U Taxes
is in ses-
Craw ful d
Sam H. Jone .
T. 1.. liramlet;
M. M. Xol:;nd .
W. E. Hardin, J,
W. H I.iner .
O. S. Rhymer .
Homer Havis . .
In his ruila! iiionlMy
t the Hoard of Commission
sum here .Monday, 'lax Collector I. A.
Howell lwed that during the past
month almost Slti.OOO had been col
luted en 15)34 taxes. This siirpas-es
the collections for March bv about
The final r, port vhows I hat a bill
in ce of l(''',2(Hi u mains to be col
lided on l!i:U taxes, Mr. Howell ex
plained thilt of this iii'.iount on'y
about ,S7o.0(l(l was due by individuiils.
HEADS COUNTY SCHOOLS
PRE 'OST II AZ E I AVOO I )
In lhuclw ...od Whitn- r l'n vest was
elected mayor ovi r Clyde Fisher.
Hot li candidates were inenil-ors ."of
.at y .iu's boicrd o' ali'ernu-n.
' I Ire results of t'le
tioli is a.- follows :
Whit rivr-. 1'revo- t . .. . .
Clyde Fislu r
A, ill-rillc 11
fact ti.at that he
'aw to attach' tin-
in if person for tin
This scheme is b -over
the coiin'y ,.
the i oui.it, v trtasii.i
1 1 is t Mtelllcn! !t
was a fidlow :
a . portion if the
list month to the
has t he right' by
ilaiy of .any ork
navment of taxes.
,,,it 11 1
Rock Hill, Allen's
Creek To Have New
Buildings By Fall
A Ten-Room Addition Will Be
Made At The Local High
School Included in
! undicds of
a 'v w,
oi of i:r
nil' r .
ua i 1
1 1 1 ; 1 1
i-h . . .
C. Allen -I-'iank
J. P. Scales
I'-'-'Ji-,-: -center. ;
5'. iV.-m.'tt- cooperation between
ii-stiii parties - to the' end-that a
i lianccs may be developed
' c cieihtabk' and enjoy
1 '"I'titie with the Waynesville
' cliii' in onlev that the course
may successfully serve
and enhance them as
': :iv: i act ions,
hotels, boarding houses
bu.-cau of information,
'ason progresses, other pro-
eonie timely and will be
i nose mentioned con-
r- vviii i
J-J.ea termidable program and can
:' srn tonvard with your coopera
The attendance at the Annual
qui-t tvuienced a most remark-
-'(li'positinn to work together, and
rr f"' -.feel greatly encouraged.
re .uiuier support is solicited, and
J' emphasize; the absolute neoessi-
-"r iiDt-rat provison of funds, if the
Jvrf,.',;n 18 t0 meet your needs
1 vH AMBER
-ra: t. we solicii
$1,000 Damage Done
When Blaze Starts
In Theatre Here
' HAS. E. KAY, Jr.,
iHiectors: Ralpli Prevost,
. '. H. Howell, Guy Mw
Massie, L. M. Richeson,
i-aunston Hardin, E. L
Long and Mrs. K
Um Wr.-ci n, Ay i
.ooi.il; mose speno-
..-lit nit on snriirnav
Lnexpected eXciiement was added
to the showing of the picture "Se
quoia"' at the Waynewood Theatre .on
Monday evening. .During the fouith
reel of the picture, which was about
8:30 o'clock, a flame burst forth in
the projection room. While there
was considerable hurry by the three
hundred people in the theatre in mak
ing their exit, there were no accidents.
Miss busie Fisher, the cashier,
gave tne first alarm to the city fin.
department. A number of persons
realizing that there was no imme
diate danger tpjietly waited until the
rush was over before attempting to
I get out.
According to Mr. James E. Mas
sie, owner, and his son Frank Massie,
operator, 5 reels of the picture were
burned, the machines and projection
room damaged, with an estimated
loss of around $1,000.
Workman are now busy making
necessary repairs, and it is expected
that the theatre will be open again
within a few days.
SHOOK IS CLYDE MAYOR
John W. Shook. was' elected maycii of
Jyae i uosday .witliout opimsitioii.
He liolled '7.1 otes. The race for
iildermen vtis rather hard fought
throughout. The results being as fol
lows: t.iover C .v. Roger.- ltil
IE W. Ensley , 1 1.1
E, K. Stinnett . . .14.1
(ilenn H. Hrow.n ..... . ....... S7
Hugh K. Terrell . . , . y
E. M. Green .'.'...- 71
A. ('. Downs . ,-;..' 21
). G. Carver ....... 1'
For iiolice judge, D.M. Cagle 're
ceived. 1.1:! votes over -his opponent
W. H. Tenell, who got (',;..
..'. 1st and 1th
Anion lit co:!tcte.
'" Cathcy . ,.-
7 Totit.: ,' .
Tolal. Taxes . .
A mount collected
i lice on tax
i he hoard Monday
e Hoard of Coun
1 1 :t iVooii Collll
to you my col
. 7. , . 2!'.. -I'.S.
I I.S lo.oo
1 ' .'"".T T i
... . . 2o:i,"oo.
$31 1,. 10 1.01
2"!1, 300. .13
i Ii M.-s
i 1 1 1 1 . mil
I in so
I .i K
. .11 loll
.- . .1 Sll ir Nli
t I-!- 'IV Mis
Mrs. J A. Francin
(iiven Burial Last
Hospital To Have
Open House On 12th
5-eek the fnllrm-inr, a.
JW, appeared in the want
77'iuinn; . . -.
1 ; .", '- i
l11 Uain Street, or
l ee Aexander,s
Kf ?ay's a pair
lk blue;kid w
Xational Hospital Day will be ob
served on next Sunday, May 12, at
the Haywood County Hospital. Open
house will be held at both the hospital
and the nurses home. The public
is cordially invited to visit the
institution during the hours from 2
until 5 o'clock in the afternoon. Mrs.
C. E. Harbin, superintendent, and the
nurses will receive the visitors and
escort them on tours of inspection
over the buildings.
National Hospital day is .'the anni
versary of the birth of Florence
Nightingale, a iurse bora of English
parents in Florence, Italy. During
the Crimea War in 1854 the Eng
lish people were shocked by the tre
mendous death rates among the Eng.
I-sh soldiers, and Miss Nightingale
was officially sent to Crimea for the
purpose of bettering the condition of
the sick and wounded. During re
cent years National Hospital day has
been widely celebrated in commem
oration of her iplendid labor.
CANTON VOTES A(i A INST
SI NDAY MOVIES
C'anton The voters here Tuesday
voted against Sunday movies and
Sunday baseball,. : The vote was
closer than had been expected, how
ever. Ior Sunday motion
oo.i were lor and 014 against. ror
Sunday baseball .10K for and 04i
Dr. .1. E. Reeves, mayor, and the
board of aldermen were unopposed in
the election. The race for police
court judge showed that Chester A,
Cogburn, the incumbent, polled l.llCj
votes while C. F. Smathcrs received
Judge Felix Alley
Is Holding Court
Haywood County Superior Court
tor the trial of civil cases convened
on Monday morning with Judge Felix
E. Alley, presiding, The docket is
the lightest, it is claimed, in several
years. Only about 50 cases are
listed and some of these are, not ex
pected to come up for trial. A mini--ber
are scheduled under the motion
Judge J. A. Rousseau, of N'j-rth
Vjllkesborp, was expected to hold thi
session .of court, but iiu exchange
was made with Judge Alley. In July
Judge Alley wi,l again preside, hav
ing made another exchange this time
with Judge Wilson War.ick.
Mrs. .1. A. Frani is passed away at.
her liioni in KalclilV ( oe Saturday
evening. May 4, at seven o'clock. She
was sixty voats and some months o
age and had been an invalid for about
seven inoiit hs.
HomiIos her . Iiii.sliand. she j.' surviv
ed by live children; Mrs; J, II. Dyer,
It. N,, Kay, llennan, and Mai,, all
of Katclitr'c'ove; two in-other-, .1. A.
Justice, of ( 'bapiells, S. ('., and'M. ('.
Justice, of Clyde'. She is also sur
vived by the following step children :
J. M. Franci.s, (,f C anton, K. 2; II.
iii'eliivei;' an'' Charles, of liat.lilf Cove; Mrs.
- 1 - ' ' t - i in...... .. r ii i ........ i . t
. J,, iiiaiuoii, oi ii(i.c-ivoniii, nioi
Mis. (). J. Smith, of lIendersniivil!L'.
There are 7 five' granilchildreli and
fourteen step-grandchildren. :
She was a member of the liiitclitf
Cove. Hajitist church, having united
with that church in 1H5I5). She 'was a
consecrated Christian woman, a lov
ing mother, a loyal companion and
r uneraf services were held from the
RatclilT Cove . 'Baptist church Monday
at ten-thirty a, m. Rev. Thomas Er
win. assisted by Revs. A. A'. Joyner,
of Canton, W'. M. Pruitt and H. W.
Baueom, of Waynesville had charge
of the services, -
F'alitx a rers were Glen and G rover
Francis, Albert and Eloyd Justice,
Sherman Young and Joseph Francis.
Flower girls were: Ruth Dyer, Mar
garet Francis, Mrs. Sherman Youg,
Blanche Dyer, Lois Finer, Nora Mae
Francis, Maggie Blanton, and Hattie
. Interment was .made in the Ratcliff
Cove cemetery with .Mas.sie Funeral
directors in charge. (Contributed.)
Number ,0f .Fires
Raged In Forests
During Past AVeek
'I he lire alarms that liac .'been'
coining from the 00 loot loukoul on
Chanilioi ,-. :Mimn!;iin lieii r 1 CI ile ha e
lieeli keepi.ig C. C. I'lott, i'Jaji wood
CO u nly chief, fit est warden, busy day
and "night lor the. past si'cra'. day-.
He lias bein. in 'deinaud in ,01111111
nities I'roin ariou- m-cIioiis of the
I'leginning last Sunday. Mr. 1'loM
ha-"pad a -1 ri'ii ui'us week, (In :ln,;
.lay In was en I led . .a t L' o'clock to a
foie.-l liie where 20 ai. n - m-ii- bui ii
t o ov er. : ( in Tuesday, morning lie Wii-.-
-iininioneil to 1'lotl s ( reck where a
lire blazed" on the lands, of .1. li. Mor
gan aid John I'lott.
(In Wednesday he wen! !o SiiM-n
Clock oil the h'llie- Cioek -ide of the
J'lgeoii ..River to (hi Redmond .est.ilc
Where loll iicre- were litii ned ove 1 7
(hi 'Cluir-.day a lire, which wa- -con:
from tow n raged on I In- land- of J.
lb Hyatt ami If. I-.', llyal! in the;
Eagle- Vit -ei (ion. 1 1 11 c Ml acto-:
of good 'limber land 10 n- 'miih-i1 over I
before the mi li could gel t h.- !iu--under
It is roporli
A o'eei.-ion Was reach
session 01 tne hoard ol education
the. county commissioner.. Mnmli,
spend $.10,000 for three school be
ings in the Waynesville .school 1 -t
Plans weie agr.ed upon and ha,c
been forwiirded to Raleigh for formal
approval by the state hoard. As soon
a- approved work will get underway,
it was stated by Jack Messer, counly
superintendent of ediient ion.
The pliins call for an eight room
building at Rock Hill to lie erected
of native stone, including an audito
rium. It will tie equipped with a
modern heating system and com
The seiond building will be at Al
len's Creek, There a four-room build
ing, of native stone. Will be built. This
school Will be furnished of modern
equipment and will also have a heat
ing plan! . I Ins h;r' wi 1 be
for the first four grades-..
The: largest, single improvement
Will be made a) the Waynesville
Township SYhoel, whole an addition of
leii toonis will be made lo the high
school. This addition will be built of
Link. The new adiihion .'wilt pro
v nlv l-.r a junior high school and gym.
The pi, sent linild.iig now used for
a gynimi:-iuiii will bo u-ed
cii.lt ural 'building.
The plan- of the Loan!
common ccbor ! nun
far a.- . io.-il.le. Ti
-S ,11,0011 "wolilld be.
lii.oor and niali rial-.
''Mr. Mi'sser slaii.d Unit
buildings would be ready ft
I school in tile fall
go t hi oiig li.
Rock Hill building w
new -ite. from where
Th oil a
I .'ng .ua.-.
st rucl ion
ca fit 111 ei)
opcrat big hnvi iig
i hi nt pi ior to I hi
lhal 'tin lire on
ail-cd from t lie do-1
I ill w hic h had beeii ;
Iti. er-c willi , those :
taken t be -t ill with;
arrival oi l he- offi-1
.will In- 1
. Mr. Messei
ea-e of lieces:
of Ihe -chool
.ng th pa.-t
a- an ngn-
boa ui' al e , o Use
lit,- t-ellel rolls as
ie m.i.io, .: v ol' i he
-nenl for skilled
1! I hid. all throe
. 1 he opeii
ill be built
1 hi- pi es-
' -land-. The old
:e inalei iaf in the:
be u -1 1 1 .n the new
u Iniiloing now iii
'low n aild t he new
I Kill id t
s tor ;!.,.
'hot it was a
also ihe policy
1 firovide ade
students. 1 lu:
' i.n e schools
over crowded -and in Ihe
vocal.ouiat teaching 111 the
chool, both the stale and
rers. They left, however, other evi
dence-' .of I he outfit and it is thought;
thai the lilockailers revisited the place j
after the otlicers left and set fire. .,
Mr. I'lott has had orders to have
the lookout on Chambers. Mountain.'
closed on the 10th, as that date is con-1
sidend the end of the seiison .when!
li res. are most likely to iieellr.
City Thanked For
tedei ii! government had rp.it died the
ollieinl- o cutting, ott jheif part of
the -instructor's .salary if ample fa
cilities were not provided.
This is the largest single building
program .for the school system in
several: years. During the past year
two additions have id rr made to other
schools- l ines t re. k ;.nd Bethel, 7 .
Tax Listing Time
Is Extended To 15th
County To Purchase
Or. S. P. Gay, chairman of the en
tertainment and recreational commit
tee of the Chamber of Commerce, has
requested that any person having
any suggestions to make to the com
mittee please get them to him im
mediately as the committee te plan
ning for the coming season and are
anxious to get all suggestions possi
ble before final plans are completed.
7 An order was made this week foi
the purchase of a tractor and a ter
racing machine by the board of coun
ty commissioners. - TTie equipment
wii! be used by the. farmers of the
county who will pay for the use on
an hourly basis.
The project is to be a self-liqui
dating" proposition. The equipment
will be in charge of County Agent
W. D. Smith.
Chairman Wr. D. Hyatt cast his vote
in favor of purchasing the equip
ment after the other six members tied
on the matter. Those voting for the
purchase were: J. W. Ray, Albert
McCraclsen, and J. E. Henderson.
Those against were: J. H. Allison, Lee
Ferguson, and Edwin Fincher.
Forty Men Working
On City Park Here
According to Oscar L. Briggs,
street superintendent of the town,
forty men are at work this week oh
the construction program of the city
park on East street. Last week zo
men were engaged in getting the
grounds .n shape for laying the foun
dation work of the wading pool, rest
rooms, drinking fountains, flower beds,
rock tables, concrete benches, barbe
cue fireplaces, and other features.
Those in charge estimate that it
will take around 60 days to complete
the work, in which case the park
will be ready for use in the rush of
the Summer season. Mr. Briggs is
giving all the time he cani spare from
his other duties in pushing forward
Mr. Humes Harte. member of the
faculty of the Western Carolina
Teashers College at Cullowhee, spent
the week-end in town with his fam-
iiy- :. - ;...' .Tl
Ma yor ( . H. Atkinson
following . let'er from
I hatcher, president and
Eachman, '..chairman., of thi
hoiiga motorciide which
through her e on .the 27th.. .
The letter reads as follows:
Hon.. C.. H. Atkinson, Mayor
Waynesville . C. ,
'Dear Mayor Atkinson: :
We want to thank you -Tor your
most cordial reception of our motor
cade last Saturday. : ,
Every member of our part., was
most enthusiastic over your cordial
reception, and nothing was left un-
done all along the line that would add
to our comfort and pleasure.
Will you pie :se Convev our thank
to all of those who contributed to our
most pleasant trip. .
With best wishes, we are
H. L. THATCHER,
( hair m in Motorcade Committee.
Mayor Atkinson in commenting on
the motorcade stated that it was
indeed a isnlendid group, and his only
regret being that they could not
have spent more time in Waynesville.
He said further: "The people of
Waynesville did extend to them a
warm welcome, and I believe that
we should encourage that morp than
we have in the past. A warm wel
come will go farther than anvthino-
Hoard of Commissioners in
here Monday authorized Thy
Supervisor George A Brown, Sr., to
extend the time f,,r the listing of
taxes to May 1.1th. 7
Mr. Hrpwri stated yesterday that
alb persons not listing their , taxes
by, the 1.1th of this month would be
imposed with a . penally of aud
liable to prosecution.
. , Because of the laxity on the part
of the people in not listing their
taxes the officials are determined to
carry out the law to the fullest ex
tent. - It wa- top-T'cd that already
some .$2,.10O has been collected from
15(34 taxpayers in the form of fin'-
ior simple ... reason that no
Mr. Earl Lancaster, supervisor of
relief in thia district, and Mr. Crosby,
district supervisor of rural rehabil
itation, were guests of the local Ro
tary club last Friday.
C. Of C. Getting
Than Last Year
Ernest E. WHhtrs, secretary of the
ajTiesville Chamber of Commerce,
stated this week that the inquiries so
far this year exceeded those of a
year ago by two to one.
"The inquiries are of the nature
that leads me to believe from past
experience we are due for the best
season in years. Places are beirig'
taken, and never in my life have I
seen as much painting, renovating
and general improvements being
made as today. It is encouraging."
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