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NO. 34
THl'RSDAV, JI LV 2 , 1933
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jeSs Hannah, 39,
Instantly Killed
In Auto Collision
vim,in Of Champion Fibre
Killed Early Wednesday
On Dt'llwood Road
Hwf.ah, 39, was instantly
i ii i i
; lvj,en me smau ryausiei tic
eu;riirx, collided with a truck
u-::h aoii" wood, driven by Fred
a'rour,tl 8 o'clock Wednesday
XV n the Dctlwood Road, near
:4 T T.,1,,I,
When the . officers rushed to the
ctK t., investigate the accident,
.1.. ,txil fViof Hannah
rivir.g on tie wrong siae 01 me
anil that owing to the curve he
rvit Jim I've this in time to turn
Tfa. ks cf the roadster and
-ruvk vvr.::f! nis siaiemeni, 11, was
ri'crnl. by those wlio were present.
)I ;!y stauil that he jammed his
with '.-uch force that the truck
inaiit- a circle in the road and when
4e tw vi.:!ideJ the roadster was
X'mpit-'.c'y demolished.
Hannah was found to be dead when
dlj inK-y was recovered from, the
Young Moody was accompanied by
his brother. Though the truck turned
completely ever and was off the pave
ment, neither one of them were in
jured, iwr was the truck damaged.
Fn-d 'Moody is the son ot uraay
Moody and 'the truck was owned Dy
Kyle Campbell.
Hannah, who was alone at the time,
f , i a 1.
was returning, irom nis iurms wum
at the Champion Fibre Co., where
he was -employed on the night shift.
He was en route to his home in Cove
Creel;. V
Dr. J. K, Westmoreland, county
coroner, stated tnat tne accident was
Mr. Hannah is survived by his
wife and eight children, Velma, Ralph,
Bessie, Zehulon, Wilford, Fred, Ver-
tie, and Urean. A
Group Who Sought Action On Highway No. 284
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Harley Hyatt, 50
Buried On Saturday
Last rues were held Saturday
mornmg fr Harley Hyatt, 50, who
passed away Fridav morninir at his
home in llazelwood following a ling
ering ilines? of several months.
Funeral services were onducted at
the home, with Rev. C. L. Allen offi
ciating. Burial was made in Green
Hill cemeterv.
Mr. Hyatt was a native of Hay
wood county, and the son of the late
Taylor Hyatt and Mrs. Rosa
Young Hyatt.
ihe deceased is survived hv hia
wdow, the former Miss Cecil Rob
ersen, and three children, Harley, Jr.,
With and Virginia, his mother, Mrs.
lounjr Hyatt; one brother,
of Whiitier. and two sisters.
Tlio above, is .the-croup that mot hero last Thursday ti-.lisou.: llif;liuav ,. '4 i
KmH'liiif,'. U'lt to riKtit: Dr. ,S, 1'. (lay. aynesvill.-: I 'a ul I t.i i is,ll :ii.nn1 , n.l m.i
Standing, left to. nnht: .J. Howi'll, Waviicsvillo : V Curtis Kuss u, iicsville I
J. V. Hay, ayni'svillc; J-:rms.t 1.. Withers. Wavnesvill,,: W 10 I:,-, 1 : i 1 1-. 1 cli n l.
ville; Frank . .Miller, aynesville: A . W. Z:ukerv, lticvard: 1 Mar I la ur i Id l:i.ird .
vard; li. S. Marsh, Waynesvillc; 11. 11. Pnttoh.' Jirc-varil V 1' Cash liivvard and 1: .
Mr. W. T, Sheltui.i. attenil. d the mee lms Inn was nut , , wImh (he d, tur,' .is made
la v;!h. t,i llreyard.
A lea ii.h'r. Dreva t il .
-leiiiz. aynesville;
's 1,., Wavnes
V M. Itre
I'l evsi . 1 laz. Iw.i.i.l.
650 Acres Bought
In Soco Gap By A
Retired Capitalist
James A. ('. Davey To Begin
Immediately Making Spot
One Of Section's Show
rs. Ralrm Tnv. Svlta M f,rtl
Minie, of .Macon rn: -ntr
16 Make Initial
Hike Of Club Here
0f ... 1 . "laiati, Llie ni si, niKV
,ne sea-un Was a decided success,
'w ram d:d not dnmnon tu oni,,.
Kvu lire vuiiiu-
.a;m of ihe i.mi.n :i. ...v.
'"ned out Stin.lnv tko
tone. I'h, lor tli l.j..a,;.
'i.(s,, the hikpr l'pn.'hpfi
Wfc $ carr.n. u r. u
tic. T --..vie L.ty wcic LUIII-
"'ea, ..n :nut f v. a
;,,r An 1. T,l- ,-1 J
Dot he r ' a l"e nlKe euuiu
nea,K !'nK0d the group walked to
ltd trl ''!' -f ' e' and Purchased melons
s,., --i-. .. watermelon least
K. L.
who had planned
it too rainy, but those
.,u Wf.fl. J .1.
ar.d V r tj , lne storm were: Mr.
W a A n Prevost,' Mr. and Mrs.
IfclrrV- n t'i"' Mr- and-Mrs.' Colin
."r, r: a,nd Mrs- Stuart Rober
)K t an" -M rs- Arthur Ledbetter,
Ed v ' 1 Ferguson, Miss Daisy
Lionel m-?-r"et Boyd, Miss Peggy
-iJ Margaret Hyatt and
Xtv, ."f '""J Jidnnes.
?aC:r -V h'kers are plan-
ewj". uu ttooa Koad. Those
car can PO'ng who do not have a
-! -o arrangements for get-
Pe a:T.'V?uiKry Club, the meet-
on bv ir ' un ounaay atter
mm c?,'-"'n? the Chamber of
'ea r of iv" Bradley will be the
T. ,i,c tTniirt . ..
the clu-b will
at the ,m . niKnt, juiy the
tntlhefficf f the Chamber of
lzcn .;,,,L vvhlch time the organ
!'e Perfects
bv fe ". -ennis marrcn ar-
V1 at e Piedmon
F'Jr nf -.emoon at 2:30. .
f' VIH hevine' outstanding
tf Covw the match. They
"mi h and Trench Coxe.
The largest real estate sale to be
made here in a year was completed
last week when James A. G. DaVey,
retired capitalist of Old Greenwich,
Conn., .bought 650 acres of the
Campbell lands in the Soco Gap sec
tion. The land is at the very top of the
mountain and is in the inter-section
of the proposed Parkway and Soco
Gap-'Cherokee highway. All of the
acreage is mountain land, and is just
over the Line in Jackson county.
While here Mr, Davey purchased
nine horses, and stated that he plans
to build a rustic home on the proper
ty. It is also his intention to make
this one of the show places in the
He is the son of Mr. Davey who
founded the famous Davey Tree
Surgery organization. Mr. Davey's
brother is now governor of Ohio.
He has gone back to his home for
a , short time to get some trucks and
a tractor in preparation to begiwrng
work on the property. He expects to
spend about ten months of the year
The purchase price of the land was
not made public.
The deal was made through the E.
L. Withers Company, Mr. Withers
stated that other similar deals were ,
being worked on at present.
Couple Marries InlCourt Ends 2 Busy
Hardware Store Here
last xhy ii lia i-il wine siore was
I'lloM'ii us a place I.. 1m' inallieil
ls mil learned, lull iiovi'i-dieloss,
Mv. Williums, of Knovville. and
Mis (iarreit, of ('anoi-svllle, .,'.
were married here' Monday' aflrr
ikioii in lenlon's llaiilnre Sforc.
on Main Slreof .
Iiiiki' link of Ixdls I'.iinie.l
(lie la kuroniid lo the Mi'iic, m
wliUJi .lusliee of I'cacc It. M.
l'allii'i-woiMl performed ilie cere
nioiiy. Xeidier I Ik- liriil'e or ui'oom
knew Mr. Demon, owner of tile
store. It was through Mr. I.eaili
erwood that tlie request for
"spaee to Ihv married In" was
Another Air Show
To Be Presented
The Good Will Fliers have return
ed here for a second week's engage
ment this season. Those in eharge
stated that a much longer and more
spectacular show will be staged this
time than last, with up-side-down
flying, lops, spins and the als army
tj-pe drop test of the parachute be
ing given.
John Crofford, pilot, lias had five
years experience in flying, and is
using a four-passenger plane. Both
he and the plane are licensed by the
government. All flying is made iiom
the McCracken field at Hazelwoon.
Four Local People
In Auto Wreck Near
Oteen. Car Smashed
Pour local people were bruised and
cut last Friday, when a heavy truck
belonging to the State Highway Com
mission skidded into , a car driven
bv Ernest L. Withers on the highway
just beyond Oteen.
Mr. Withers and his; son, E. I,., Jr.,
.William Medforil and Wallace Mar
ley, were en route to a district Rn
tarv convention in Lenoir when the
accident happened.
The pavement was wet at the time,
and the heavy truck hit a furniture
truck then the Withers car, crash
ing the entire left side in. It was
said that at least 11111 damage was
done to the Car.
. The highway' truck' was.-loaded with
workmen, who Were thrown oyer the
road. Four beinir knocked uncon
Weeks. Pickens Is
Acquitted In Case
Number of Sentences Dealt Out
During Past Few Days Of
Session Hy Judge Alley
Additional Contract Slated To
Be Let In Early August. Im
mediate Action WantediOn 209
Fines ('reck Koad Presented As
Necessary Link In County
Hy Delegation Tuesday
U.M.KICH It looked like a reun
ion of Haywood county citizens m the
eapitol thi.s week, when two delega
tions from the county appeared he
tore the state highva commission
making pleas for early complet ion of
roads in the county.
Highway No. l'O'.i known as the
Finos ( reek Koad. was presented lo
the commission .as otic, of (lie most
important toads- in the .county, and
that lor several years the survey
of the roa.l had been made hut no
action taken re car. ling the improve
ment. The commission gave i he delegation
assurance that they would take the
matter up regarding early improve
The road leads from the inter
section of No. 1(1 at Lake JtinaUiska
to Hot .Springs. The road being
paved from Lake Junaluska to ('rah
Among those -appearing on this del
egation were: 1. Reeves Noland, Dave
11. Harris. II. Arthur Osborne, Plcm
nions, Madison county, and Mr. Aug
Woody, of Madison.
Home Guard Back
After 2 Weeks Camp
Company "H" of the 120th Infan
try returned here Sunday aftef
spending two weeks in Camp Glenn at
Morehead City. , . ,
Officials of the group, which con
sisted of 64 men, reported an inv
esting, but uneventful inP,
"plenty of rain and mosquitoes. .
The comoeny did not . bring back
the coveted cup for being the out
standing machine gun group.
A member, of the local unit. First
Sergeant James E. Binso n, was
given tne distinction f 'n"on.
of the four oldest met. :n camp from
the point of servw.
2 Stills And 1300
Gal Beer Nabbed
Dewev Cook and Charlie -Fulbright,
Depu'tv .sheriffs,: captured a 40-gal-lon
still and five' -'hundred gallons of
ivppr near the Big Bend section last
week; No arrests have been made.
r.arer: Rov C. Reeee and Dewey
Cnnk captured a -iO-gallons still and
SW gallons of beer in the Sandy Mush
section of Buncombe county.
Methodist Revival
To Begin July 31st
The first nieeting of the revival
services, which will be held at the
Methodist church, conducted by the
Rev. Gipsy Smith, Jr., will be at 8
o'clock on Wednesday evening, July
3ist. '.-""-, ".-:'.
(In Sundae- .lulv the .'Htfl, .Mr.
Smith closes "a nieeting. in one of the
Targe churches in Deftiiit. aaer
which he goes to Washington, D. C.
and will arrive in Waynesville m time
to conduct the meeting on Wednesday.
Members of other denominations
and all visitor? in town are cordially
invited by the pastor. Rev. Paul,
Hardin, Jr., to attend the services.
Tht. July term of criminal court ad
journed Saturday afternoon soon af
ter a jury returned a verdict of no
guilty in the case of Howard IVkons
in which he was charged in conriec
t ion with the death of Ruby -Clark.
I he ease took the greater part o
three days. Judge Alley passed sen
tenee '.on a number during Ihe la
of the week, among those being:
George Raines; assault with, deadly
weapon, six untruths on roads..
Joe Sutherland, lined $.r() and cost;
Wilson liumgarner ntid Ira Singh
ton,-larceny, 12 months on roads.
Eva Wilkes, li months at labor at
county home for larceny.
. Hud Smith, Carrol-Smith, 'iitf Ho
land and Thurman Suimnev, assault
Each fined $20 and oosits, except Sinn
mey, ".he ordered to ny- fourth '
costs. :
Julia 'Gibson, three 'months in ja
. 'Roland I'embroke, larcenv, costs
and three years suspended semenei
.May .Vloore, Koba Karnsey and ( on
rue llaney, Hisordetlv conduct, two
veat in jail.
Marie Mcdford, d isol dcrly '-.conduct
vear id jail. ( uinniissionefs nave au-
H he i ity to hire out.
Howard Gentry and .'Cay K .rkpat-
i ik, public- ilrunkentiess.,. live years
:st-K'ridtii sentence Upon paylnen'
(if -costs. .
. Everett .McElrov, 12 "months sirs
ponded sentence for violat ion of pro
hibition law. : ..
Lush Havnes, four niohths tin road
for possession of liquor. A 12 months
suspended, sentence for retailing.
" Troy Smith, fined SaO and given (i
months sUsnended sentence for wreck -
Ics,s driving. Denied right to drive
car for 90. days.
Gus Boone, fined $.r0 ' and cost's for
assault, .and given fi-months suspend
ed sentence.
''.Jacob. -Lenoir, fined ?")0 and tosts
for assault and fi-months suspended
James Snipes, . fi-months suspended
sentence and payment erf half of
Costs.' '..-.-
Elzie Moore, resisting officer, to
pay costs and given 6-months sus-nin.lpi-l
sentence. i
Ed Ray, dynamiting fish, fined $1001
and costs, and given ,'10-day suspend-'
ed sentence.
Thirteen defendants were suspenn
ed judgment upon payment of co.ts.
The commission' also let the con
tract for the con.sM'Uction of High
way No. 20t! m Jackson county, from
Tuekascigeo towanl (ilcnville. This
contract went to F.. W. Grannis, of
FuyetteviljK', fkV . .57,77-14 n.
tract for structures going to Hobbs
I'ealxidv Construction f'o ., 'harlot li
fer !fl!i,772.5!l.
This road when completed will give
a direct route from Sylva
lowhee to Cashiers Valley,
Large Audience
Hears Judge Alley
Work On Highway To lire vard
To (Jet Underway At A :
Early Date In Transyl
vania County
With a cai;icity audience in at
tendance, Judge I-'elix E. Alley, of
the 20;h judicitil district, deliveied
his lecture: "Jesus of Nazareth, the
Son of Man and the Son id' God," a'
the First Methodist church on Sun
day night. The service was spon
sored by all the Churches .of ihe town,
with their usual Sunday nighl
services being omitted.
Judge Alley asked tha: the congre
gation serve as the jury to hear the
testimony he presented, itv e- tajb
lishing the divinity of Jesus. The
two issues which he brought' out were:
! 1 1 t , he exhibited the proof of the
fact., that, there vva.s a man , by the
name of Jesus, who preached to the
people and ''.wrought miracles a,- set
fort h by t he .teachings.- of the Hible;
Se'ond, ."Was Jesus the Son .of God'' "
In hi- usual elouerit and .-cholarly
manner, .1 udge Alley pre seeded vvitlli
the presentation of his evidence: As
witnesses he drought f.n-h the lour
vatrgelists, the postolic fat hers-, iar-
nabasi Ignatius, IVtlycary, and otheis,
the Rinnan historians, the Jewish his
torian, Josephus, . ;ind 'he life of
Jesus, him- e!f.
(Rev;- Paul Hardin. . Jr., pastor of
the church," extended a welcome'" -to
the large crowd assemibled, and ex
pressed appreciation oi tne two num
bers rendered by the choir of the
Methodist' church of f'anton, com
posed of 2a pi ko'l voices. 1 rayer
was odored ov l(ev. k. r. vvaiKer, oi
the T'tesbyterian church and the ben-
lition was. 'given by Rev.. H. W.
iaucom, ol the i;aptist cnurcn.
Miss Mary Barber
To Speak Sunday
Institute Reunion
To Be Held Sunday
Announcement was made yesterday
by Jesse James, president ot tne
Havninnd Institute students. that
the annual reunion would be held at
Clvde on Sunday, July 28.
the tentative program is to have
the business session at ten with the
principal speaker at eleven. A picnic
dinner will be a feature of the day.
Visitors have been invited to at
tend, wrjh the Haywood people
"furnishing sufficient lunch."
On Sunday night, July 28th at 8
o 'clock an addres.s on "The
Holy Land" will be . given in
Grace Episcopal church by Miss
Mary Rarber, who recently made
an extentled visit to Palestine
and OberTAmmergau to witness the
Passion Playj Miss Barber wUl
speak of what will be of special inter
est to all Free-Masons, of King Sol
omon's Temple, or the Morgue Of
Omar. The lecture will further be
interesting by the exhibit of many
curios, which will be explained by the
talented young lady speaker.
A special musical program will be
given, and an offering for the insu
rance of the church and rectory will
be taken.
The general public is most cordially
invited to hear Miss Barber speak
on "The Sacred Spots in the Holy
Land." . i ' i
Hy W. c. Kuss.
RALEIGH t'ontraefs were award
ed Wednesday afternoon by (he Suite
Highway Commission heie for im
mediate construction of ,.T miles of
ilirhway No. - Waynesvillc to
liievard in : he section know n as the
Looking Glass Creek .section in Tran
sylvania county, which is four niile.s
Iiom the top of the mountain. The
section being rated as one of the most
scenic in the western area of the
The contracts for Highway 2S-1 wore
awarded to W. II. Anderson, .of Ashe
ville, for $i:H.2.'!i.iK. The dru.tures
going to the Rickcnbackcr ( 'on.stt'uc
uoii Company, of Union, S. ('., for
$,r0,:WL.r)0, making a total of $181,
(!27.5(). ..-."...
The letting came soon after a del
egation from Haywood and Transyl
vania counties appealed in a special
hearing before Chairman 'of the Com
mission, Capus M. Waynick,
During the course of the hearinjr
the fact was brought out that an
other $100,(100 had been designated
for construction of pait of the road
on the Hay wtiixt county side of the
mountain.-' This com met i.s expected
to be awarded during August. Just
whether, the $10(1,1100 will be spent on
the si retch of road from Woodrow
to Springdalcdr on the was
not stated.
The highway has been put on the
Fedeial Road system, which is an as
surance that i: will be built. Mr.
Waynick" told the delegation Tuesday
that the commission had already com
mitted themselves- as "going ahead
anil building the eniiie road." The
point the delegation was most inter
ested in was 'when." To this quest
lion, Mr. Waynick gave assurance
thai as soon its funds w re available.
(lne of tin1 points made by the
delegation was the .fact that High
way No. 2H I goes through the 1'isyah
National Forest and also connects the
Park with Ihe Forest. It. was for
this reason that it. was put. on the
Federal Highway sys-tem.
The comimission is busy ibis week
making allotments of the funds for
the coming year, but it will be some
time before any delinifc amount, can
be .."ear marked" for the work on
this road. He did say, however, that
some of 'this year's funds would go
on No. 2S 1.
I was tin' oiiiiiion of the (dlicials .
that a total of approxinuitidy $500,-.
000 would be needed to 'complete the
road from Wavnosville to lirevard.
O'hers were of the opinion' that it
could be built, for much less.
Engineers have almost completed;
the. lield work tin . the entire road -and
ihe otltce work Will Ite completed ill
time for the Aigu"t meeting of the .
(pmmis-ion, the delegation was told.
The .nevv proposed route will be six
miles shorter than the present route,
making, the .distance about ,'i I miles.
Mr. Waynick promised the delega
tion that he and other members of
the commission would 'be' in the Way
ne.sville section within the next few".
Weeks, arid make a personal survey
of the road. The entire membership
of the commission later informed
Frank W. Miller, that thejr plans
were- virtually complete for tlie trip.
While the actual construction of
the road in Transylvania county will
get underway soon, it is the general
belief tbat it Will be- so met ime. before
the road all the way i.s completed.
After conferring with Mr. 'Waynick
on the matter, the delegation went
into de"fiil on the matter with R,
Getty Browning, locating engineer of
the highway commission. Mr. Brown
ing made the unsolicited statement
that in his opinion Highway No. 284
would be one of the, most important
"highway feeders to the Scenic
Parkway." .-. .
"iThere are scenes to be had from
the proposed new route of the high-.
way that cannot be found anywhere
else some measuring up to the many
views of the Parkway itself,'' he
fti'ted. ;".
"The peopje of North Carolina are
not fully aware of the value of the,
Parkway to this- state. I know that
when it is, completed that the people
will flock into North Carolina via this
route by the thousands it would be
impossible to even fence them out.
In Virginia there is a stretch of 27
miles of the road now ready, and
the cars literally pack the Entire
length of it at all times," he conclu.t
edt' ''"-' :'.--.. -' ' '- , "
Although members of the delega
tion were not present in the after
noon meeting of the commission, it
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