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WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, MAY 2.5, 19.i
Commissioners Vote To
Continue Health Service
. ..ZTZThn Work In
r;t li tan."" -
Co-operation mm -
, , v ..mmjssioners in their
VX'r? Holiday session this
."i' to four for the con-
"'" '.i. appropriation for the
jaiBit.iM . The district
U&uA V jiavwood. Jackson and
yr'w', ith headquarters in
v, ,-.i.-t h,,usc here. . ,
ri'-' wrt of the budget paid by the
l!" V.-ih) with the towns of
cCJ1,1V m.i'Wuvru-syille contributing
Uf i'tch- '.rinV'inK the total from
;,,.v t J jt:j,7UU.
:Vvu,;,i 'events- became a part of
, .... .,.m, fiirfpen
,v!k ii i he service was in-
.jlJ.ul ;l Health
LS aml'tlV State Board of
'. , ,, iu ,i;e.
The bUiif-'f. loi
,-. n 1 tti vnoC
with the - tiiro counties paying, a
i i- c ". unit nnn n a v. 10 LJII
ninti'lUUte's ft,.'ou, umreu
Sic Health Service $3,750 and the
Indian Service. $2,400.
Besides making a cuntrwuuuu w.
(j'lol the United Mates rumic
HValth Service tVovSdes an tassis-
Unt health officer. . .
n,., .u.rumM.'i i)f the service, .that
work 'in -Haywood county is .as fol
lows :" . : ... . . ...
llr. t . N. Sisk, district neaitn oi-
fieer. ' . .
Jlrs. Jean Dillon, -supervising
Mrs. llai t, held nurse,
nlirr .ifliccr will - be named at
an early dale, 'Dr. Sisk announced.
This was, foimally filled Jby 1
.Miss Kd..jMh Kitchen, laboratory
Mrs. Carolyn Hyatt, clerk. ,
The' record of the commissioners
showed that the' following 'voted for
retaining -.!ie district health service:
Eisvm 'Finchcr, Albert J. Mcdacken,
J. V. Rav.. and J. E'. Henderson. The
twr! .!iC:t.'M-t were.: .Tai-vis H. Al-I
li.-n a i.i ! u l-'e.guson. Mr. Allison f
express!: n:me!t . as being fayora-
Boyd And Noland
Two Officials Make Clear State
ments Relative To Federal
Grand Jury's Action
The federal grand joury in session
last week indicted three Waynesville
bankers, and later in the term th
trials were set for the November term
The indictments named J. R. Boyd,
Sr., president of the bank; D. Reeves
Noland, vice president and J. R. Boyd
Jr., a former clerk in the First Na.
tioniil Bank here.
In a formal statement, both Mr.
jBcyd and Mr. Noland stated the sta
tus of the events leading up to the in
ctietment. Mr. Boyd's statement was as fol
lows. "On January 1(5, HKJ4, I had oc
casion to borrow for personal use the
sum of $40,000 from the Chase Na
tional Bank of New York. 7ust a
short time before that date a law
was passed making it mandatory that
any bank official seeking a loan from
any bank must make a written re-
( Continued on back page)
For Dr. W.CFrancis
Held Monday Here
Physician Here For Fourteen
Years Passes Away At His
Camp With A Heart
if the public milk
as formerly per-
51,600 Subscribed To
C; Of C. Campaign
Rtini.; eibirts for completing th
( haniiii i .,( ( 'nmnier.ee drive will get
un.iti'w;;,- ids, week-end. Every ef
f"!'.t iiiade to reach a goal of
over .i.ni'i.".. Something like $1000
.already been subscribed.
A nun;: , ,, iif individuals have not
keen -v. n. but a committee will call
mi their vithiii' a few. days. .
The -.'rive ,hus far is about $300
;ve-r -of-'tast-. ear. The increase
VMpe.-twt :i be a third better.
1m- !.;'.': of 'directors' of the orga-nt:...r.-:i.!v
scheduled to meet Fri
liay :i :;n-i jro over the plans for
the year ami make out the budget
fnr ,;.'': ; i I n r in on t .
Th ' '(" I:r:L' station operators will
meet lon1:; at nirie o'clock for the
pui-T .i-, ;: i L'anizing into a '"'coUrt-
( HAMiiKK OF COMMERCE
Funeral semes for Dr. William O.
Francis, who died suddenly Saturday
at his camp in the Sunburst section,
14 miles from YV avnesville, were held
at the home on Central avenue Mon
d.v afternoon at 2:30 o'clock. 1 he
Rev. Dr. R. 1'. Walker, pastor or tut
First Presbyterian church, ofticiated.
Interment was made in (Ireen Hili
cemetery. . I
Dr. 1-iancis went to lib summer!
camp last Wednesday afternoon foi
an outing aueniieii oy javior ivnooe.-..
He spent Wednesday, 1 hursday, and
Friday nights at the camp. On Sat
urday, Mr. Rhodes left him ir the
camp about !i:ll0. o'clock in his usual
health, and when he returned about
5 o'clock, Dr. Francis was dead. He
had died from a heart attack.
He had been a physician here for
about 14 years. He was a graduate of
the University of North Carolina anil
the Jefferson Medical college. lie
practiced at Coatsville. Pa., for two
years before the outbreak of ...the
World War. He volunteered for ser
vice, and was appointed captain in
the medical corns, and served 18
months, in France. ; After the war he
continued his practice in Costsvijle
for two years and then came to ay-nesville-
and, had practiced here since.
He is survived by his widow, who
was before marriage. Miss M,u
Doan, of Coaisville, Pa., and one
daughter, Betty, age !). He is also
survived by . one brother, Dewey .
Francis, of . Wraynesville; . simf two
sisters, Mrs. Belle Collins. :.f : .lack
sonv ille, Fla.: and Mrs. Maria Head,
of W aynesville.
Duties Of County
Welfare To Go To
Messer July First
The board of commissioners voted J
Mondav to discontinue on and alter
July first the office of superintend
ent of public welfare and transfer
the duties of the office to the county
superintendent of education.
The office is now filled by. Homer
Henry. Under the; procedure of the.
eommissioners, the duties ot tne oi
fice will be turned over to Jack
Messer, superintendent of schools.
It was the opinion of the commis
sioners that the federal relief agtn
cies would make all investigations
necessary for the information of the
board in dealing with relief cases.
Home To Open 30th
Final, details are being worked out
this week for the formal opening of
the new $20,000 Massie Funeral Home.
The date has been set for Thursday,
May 30 at three o'clock for open
house and for the formal opening to
be given in next week's issue of this
paper in a special section. Watch for
MRS GARREN BETTFR
Mrs. J. F. Garren. mother of lr.
F. 0. Garren, who underwent an ope
ration at the Haywood County Hos
pital Tuesday night was reported as
doing nicely Wednesday.
Library To Open
First Week In June.
Miss Messer Named
Library Hoard In Session Yester
day Formulated Definite
Plans Foi Opening
At the second meeting of the newly
arpointed lil.rary hoard, which W
held on Wednesday morning, plans
were formulated to open the Library
during the tirst week in June. In the
meantime it will be necessary to ob
tain funds for the purchase of ma
terials for repairing some of the
books, with the work being done by
Various civic organizations and in
dividuals of the town will be asked
for donations. As several pers.ms in
town have signified their desire to!
contribute books, which have been:
published since the closing of tlu
Library, or books not in the collec
tion, a canvas will W made and as
many books as possible added with
out expense. '
It was decided to have the Library
free to any person in the county
without fee, with the exception of the'
latest adult fiction, for which a small
fee will be charged until it can be
placed on the free INt when the Ten-
tals have paid for the volume. It is
interesting to note that the Waynes
ville Library bas been one of six left
(Continued on back page)
Teachers Named Fur
Schools In District
For The 1935-36 Term
Majority of Teachers Re-elected
To Same Places For Coming
Year. Swift Hoard Chm.
At the me.-ting of the school com
mittee h, ' uv. Monday night, Ma
21st, of District Number 1, of YYnv
nesville. which is composed if W. F.
Sw';. Earle Ferguson, and Medford
l.catherwood. Mr; Swift was elect : d
to se-ve as chairman, and Mr. Uath
erwood was elected as secretary.
M. II. Bowles, was re-elected for
the third time as superintendent of
the W'aynesville Township Schools,
'I hose e'ected to teach in the WuynoS
ville High School were: ('. K. Weatb
erby, building principal, coach and
i es,E. J. Kolu-son, mat lieinat n-s, W".
(': A!f.-n. bi-toiy. Miss Evelyn Under
wood, English and Enoch, Slis Mar
tha Mock. English. Mi Anne Al
bright, English and History, Miss
Ethel Craig; ccninieivial. Miss Mar
garet Ashton, English, Mrs. .1. M.
Kellett, Latin and mathematics, Mrs.
Lucy Tate Jones, mathematics. Miss
Mary- Barber, biology, Miss loiiise
Edwards, home economies,' Miss Bes
sie Boyd, English.
Those to teach in Saunook are:
Frank Ferguson, principal. Miss Eleiie
Fisher, and Miss Ruth Allen.
Work On $40,000 Theat
To Begin In Next 2 Week
(Continued on back page.)
.1. I;. Mil !, lie-in iiU lm-
iiu-liiil4ly on (lie new $10,000.00
1 1 lea I re.
Clean-Up, Paint-Up Campaign Begins
City officials stepped forward yes
terday and offered their co-ouperation
in the L lean Up, Paint Up campaign
which will get underwav here 1 ri
dav. 1 he movement sponsored by a com
mittee representing the ( hamber ot
t ommerce, met with heart v response
from the citv officials. I he neces
sary trucks will be available for the
removal of trash and rubbish, and a
proclamation issued bv Mavor J. II.
Way urged all to )oin in the move
ment to make this community ''Clean,
Healthy, Thrifty, Safe and Bea"'
ful." ' HIT
Mavor Wav said yesterday, "Al
though I never remember seeing the
commuYntv as clean as it" !-now,
there is plenty of room for im.ovc
nient. There are some icdiv lual.
Ufa nr.t joiiHJ'i mi the niovement
and we hope that tnev will rornr
through during thv course of the
campaign. I knew of nothing that
is more important to our community
than to make it as clean as possible.'
In backing up the Mayor's state
ment, I. L. liranr,ct, chairman of the
sanitary department of the citv pledg
ed his undivided co-operation to the
movement, and assured those spon
soring u that he would personalis' see
to it that the facilities of the cits
were used to the fullest extent .in
making the campaign a success, l'rior
to the anilouncctv.ent of the cam
paign, Mi. Brainlet hal niade plans
for a ampaignto begin Monday. He
whs iloing tiiis in accordanci- with
his own observation of the need of
such a campaign, and "in his capacity
ai. chairman of t h': i.'epa: t ment of the
IDC piaiis nil' Hie: ciiiiinif , i... ...
been turned over to Mrs. Orovev C.
Davis. Mrs. S. 1'. (lav and Mrs. Har
den Hosvelt. Several others have been
devoting time to the campaign. A
representative of the committee stat
ed that anv suggestions would be ap
preciated. 'I he campaign is to last iiidchnitclv :
and constant svork tosvards the goal
of a. cleaner, and more iH-autiful town
will be t be n It imate aim.
The paint dealers of the coiiininnity
arc co-operating to the fullest, ostcnt.
'I hev have supplies on hand, and some
are fi'itnring special prices on paints
for : l b . a mpaign,
I 'ract ieally eveiv mint ihaier :n
town hs rt-pirt e,(l a nml.eiial increa e
in the sale: of paints during the pasi l
two lllOMUIS. .Mill IllOil ,1 I I'o.f .11' '
niii. b moi e paint wili lie '-uei.i bcfoi
I tl, (1 -IM1 I.' .
f&HI CIEAN. UP-PAMT UPIX UP
PLANT UP -GIVE JOBS
.1. E. Massie To Huild
Theatre Rack Of Place Now
Occupied Hy Martin
Work on the1 excavating foi ti.
new $10,0(1(1 theatre is due to get un
derway within two sveeks, J. E. Mas
sie sta; d this week.
Mr. Massie was in 'conference yes
terday with an architect Working out
final details prior to biting the con
trait for the building which Mr. Mas
sie hopes io have open by Sip't I.
The new theatie will be bu.
the vacant lot back of the. bu
nosv occupied by Martin Electric l ...
pany, and Massie Fiirnilinc ('oiiii..
ny. The entrance to the theatie will
be through the pj'cso d site of Mar
tin Elect i u Company.
A new front will be built, uud tbw
stairsvay svill be dosed. A modern
lobby svill be built from the-street
to the main auditorium, which will
scat anniiAimatelv 70(1 neonle. Thoiv
! svill be a IL'5 foot entrance to the
It is his purpose to install a .mod
ern .soda fountain, and confection
stand in the lobby. Besides the elab
orate lobby the new theatre will have
a lounging room, mezzanine, and
A portion of tlu- balcony svill by
devoted to colored people. This sec
tion svill be reached by separate en
trance from the back street.
One of tilt features of the, thea
tre will be the 'modern stage, which
svill 1h- large enough to accommodate
a vaudeville troupe of twenty-live-people,
and all modern stage atlrac
Mr. Mas.-ie stated that his nesv
l beai i e w ould conip.in favorably w ith
The -Imperial in .A.-lieville. It will
in- laigi i. and better than I he Colo
nial in ( anion." !. said.
Larking facilities will be better at
I hi new location, wi n (lie back lot
being aaiiabk. Modern lighting
etfeefs 1 1 1 also he a feature of". the
!a ., ,.,-r!, I lb,, ihra'i-e -lnl
-in-.- '- h.-. u- :n It':''; v. hi ir In luinuht
(I... u,, ..,. ., ..) i (,-.. , ,,. i . i. ..... i ....
Later Jie ilo-i o ine Capiiul, -and ha
oiierated tin- aynevvood In dale.
When the ' 'in-w ':ilild:n;' is ei inplele
I lie naine .svill ;.M- ' i hanged froin '
a mi u i iod, lie- ' a al.
In f l-i ie-ir , I : in pure based
an i I in ,
;y ' .;
KnoU) ititit, donuit ant) (Ctjilurcn
Cljfsc Pre smts :
THAT Whereas the NATIONAL CLEAN UP, PAINT UP
AND FIX UP CAMPAIGN has resulted in many advantages to
community life throughout the United States,
In Safeguarding llkAL'I'Il and SAl I.l ;
In promoting I-M PLC) YM&XT and THRIFT;
In furthering II RE PRE VEX TI O A';
In promoting BETTER UOUS1XG;
In stimulating CIVIC PRIDE; and
In mahing the "HOME AXD CITY BE A UT11UL";
NOW riii:Ri:i ORi:, 1j it Known that pl.uis hai 1hii ixrf(ci(d
I,, tioioujrh ( LEAN I P, PAINT I P CAMPAK.N in Waj
neviir''and Community, begin-ins the ,2-lth of .May. This date
to mark the opening of a real campaign of pre.-tent and con
structive effort in cleaning up, and KEEI'JNd IT UP. In thin
Twrthv moement o." Cleaning, Painting and Planting, e urge
each citizen to do his or her best part to. make our cemmumty
Clean, Healthy Thrifty
. Safe and Beautiful
J. II. Way,
MAYOR OF WAYNESMLLE
c" Jf .
r C1EAJT n 1 w
Tin : ' a mi given l.y". M r. Massie
'..i, 'he new and -larger I heal re builil
'V Uiiit it wou'd 'he in keeping
a ,- ii i la- ; , -c I . . 1 1 1 n i nt of ' he c'liniiiiu
:. a n v . In' i nci:-- a.- in 1 1 1 i nc.'f --.
(iCO Brown Intends
To Develop Kaolin
In Fines Creek Area
Former Delinquent 'lax Collec
tor does Hack 'In I arm As
lax Ofliccs Here Are
(ci'-ig. A. :'r..i'.vii, J-'i'., who for th'
pa-t In in '...and a' half months '.'..has
ni.V-l- :i- M.eX-. - uiiei ,a; , ,. t in ned
' . !i:i - '!' i i ill on Fill' c ( 'roi-.k. "The of
''' "f .ieim.pienl.'tax i-'cla ct"- being
a' "oi-h'l .by. an ;:.:! ' 'or. ; the"' legisla- '
Mil-' ,' and tiri ' under be- supervision;
of Ii, A., Howell, v. I" ",,v nanu.l tax"
s 1 "ei s'i'soi and ml Ii i ; or. "'"
.''.Ii.-. liiowri; ii iiiai'ned in o.llice unlil.
Ma;,: loth listing .faxes.' and collect ing
'lelinijiietit taxes. hen he left hiri
''.'lice on :the .l-T, h he had collected
nice liic-emiur l:h, 'the'" -sum -of
fc.l,s2:. Sum, of 'his Had been
d;i he -county f-.r four or live years,
he said.. '
in going !,...k h's fan,,, Mr.
1'rosvn intends fi -ake a.n interest in
:he niosneet.s in hie community of
rleveloiiing kaolin 'leiinsits, which are
Tiientifui there. Although L'.'i miles
from here, he believes that- the (Ual
itv of ' the' 'kaolin' and., the nresent
priee svo-i'd svarran. trucking it out.
It is his intent ion . cf seeuri;.g
inte'testc tp work put some plan for,
developing the products. '
"Since I have ("en in the office
at the. court house I have not, given
it any thought, but since the pros
pects there are so good I m going to
do my best to develon the place." he
TEARING DOWN" STA LI E
Work is now in; progress in tearing,
down the liverv stable on ( hurch
Street, next to the Masonic Tem-ple.
It is expected that it will be down
within the next few davs.
OFFICIAL WEATHER REPORT
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