fhe Best Advertising Medium In Haywood County Published At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park Read by Thinking leopk
AUGUST 1, 1935
WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
Is Xow Underway
;late Official Thank G C Flott
? For njs W ork In Con vict
im; live Recently
x ..j . ,f the Department of Con-
" "' a' .i Development at Kal
V, 'vX:M-o.sed their purpose to
'"';f.irV.iir.eil campaign against
V'...' .; x namite in streams for
:;r -t taking fish.
"Up 'p. Chalk, State game and
, ' ri.ht! a-s commissioner today
jr"v-'ij i-ianie- Protector G. C.
S3:'.'f Ha wood county, for his
t:-c 'conviction of five de-T'JVVreit-ntlyl
on chrfres of
v)) ':g !ih in waters of this
1 T-iitfcn.ianis were found guilty
:,. i-iZrvr Court and were lined
?; tav-h arid costs with 30-day 8us-fc-iJ
wtteiww in each case.
jiv-amiting. tish is one of the most
. nYnes' against the natural
-inr of .our State," commented
tVwtt:,r Chalk, "and the di
v" . f pamc' and inland fisheries is
all within its power to check
.'ariTtHavtiOrs wherever they might
'Ci'l'tlr. It if HIUSI giavii.J'iiiKr iiu"-
tVl,r, ;o r.-tc that dynamiting oi
rtatit ;- seldom intiuigea in dui
: vvtty case where evidence can be
okainci tiie.-e cases are pru&evuicu
Btvmtd doubt, public sentiment is
. ii i a:
a:r.-! stu'-n inexcusaiiwe tpraouces
t ,:T.8m:tmt hsh. bucn is certainly
:.i Western North Carolina
wW'.thi- Department, of Conserva-
iott.an.l Development has many years
ca!D.(i "V. an intensive restocKiug
program. Dynamiting of such streams
r,o: !' destroys the natural stock,
itc'uiiini! ail types ol tiish large ana
:mal!, but makes ineffective the long
restore eood angling.
Dynamiters, in addition to destroy-
.mil- , ivn faculties lor nsmng.
:r.;Vifl iK, n,,rt fnr rttViprs and de
tract from the general attractions of
Pure Oil Station
Has Formal Opening
The t'ermal opening of the new
J.l.fmii 1'uie Oil Company service
atvn next to The Mountaineer of
fice: N inti announced this week in
he aiiverti.-itig columns.
The f-.a-:!!, is of the English type,
"t'rr f manv wbifh the com-
"par.y V- ' v r the two Carolinas. The
a:: !. . . r ( . i being operated 'by
Kadi I t atherwood, and Jack Leath
ft'NV'i' tl' manttnR; .:
.r.vra: jany features in service
ati-i:- ,i ; been included at the
wr(. one of which is the in-
I; i:e ! aek, and equipment for
.'h'.v. ',v,iV r.
Nvji.a;4ii(r. eiiuipment has al
iiaiy lyvii most popular with
niuF.y : i r s . in the community.
l-.t l'.sii (ill Company has as local
'ii'-'Hr, r. .lai'Vi's Campbell. Mr.
ta:iijilr,!i V.'.-n the distinction and a
P f 'tf " for. having led in the
a'f Y -ires in the two Caro- !
.itta-'uti! a recent contest,
To Be Advertised
Xa'v i.! k's issue of this paper will
? ' delinquent ;.taxes for
he 1.1' 1.1. ar;, all prior years, aeeord
'fs a:; '''li"iincement made' yeter
'):' ':',. A. Hi) well,' tax supervisor of
' !,:'t being posted today. af the
m hon.t. door, but he and his staff
L::"::--Vitit'l tiobn Monday to those
aiipear tin .'eon to settle
T'-TnoM ,,,,,(; jiayintj bv that time
r.;V, '' .;l,:!Vl"'i;;ise(i;. The list must be
'j ho n.-tttas -. of the printers not
' n,t!iatt that hour for publication.
TJiat is what W. R. Wood
a'i said after checking up on
,h "DIRECT" results of an
advertisement appearing in
last ek's paper.
A new Ice Cream was ad
;.er,ised for last Sunday, and
he for the Cream were
7" more than "we had hop
fd for- he stated.
c 'th the circulation of this
Paper, j our message goes over
I 'territory as no other med-
Wedded Sixty-One lears
L ai t
This is Mr., ami Mrs, S. I.,
ir ill st WfdditiK anniversai.-y.:
ml ehililren ami I'li tivat i;rai.l
:it his himie in Hazvlwi'tiil.
About Haywood Via
The Special Edition
Evidence that the special edition
of this paper, which was published
last April, went around the world,
was proven this week by a letter
received by Mrs. J. N. Shoolbred
from Hareourt, Victoria, Australia,
The letter, written June Tth, read
in part as follows: "the last
mail brought in 'The Waynesville
Mountaineer' so kindly addressed by
your husband. We have enjoyed so
much the paper. It has given us a
splendid idea of Waynesville. In fact,
I feel as if I knew Main street quite
, "It is about the same size as
Castlemaine anil the country very
similar, but you have higher moun
tains and more waterways than we.
That always make a place very beau
tiful, doesn't it ?
"I enjoyed the article on the Hay
wood County Hospital by Hilda Way
G wyn. What a splendid hospital it
is. So well equipped and maintained.
Our hospital (I am on the board) is
about the same size, but not nearly so,
well off. It is maintained mostly
by charity voluntary giving.
"The Barber Orchard is bigger than
any individual one about here, but
our orchards extend for miles and
The letter was written by Mrs., L.
York Expects Three
Tons Of Tomatoes
U. I). York, who acquired the title
of plant king la.t spring, is now
seeking the title of "tomato king,'' in
that his five acres are showing, up
fine, with alT indications that 'ho . will
get about three tons (luring the sea
son from them,
Mr. York planted his live acres
late m order to ne ao;e ui swuiu.v
a late market. On the five acres he
has about 5,000 vines thi.s beii.g
more than usual, but he is experi
menting with "close planting" this
season. . .. . .
In the spring he grew a million and
a half : plans, having supplied the
Land 0' The Sky Association here a
Program Set For
Saturday, Aug. 13
; The Waynesville Music Club , will
pr esent Dicie 1 Iowe 11,1 y ri c s o i r a n o ,
of X ew York , a n 1 Frank Go ugh, ba r -itone,
native of Lumbertoh, N, C, in
a concert to be given on August the
,13th, in the court room of the Hay
wood county court house..
Miss Howettl, also a native of
North Carolina, needs no introduction
to a Waynesville audience., She; has
just completed an active season in
concerts and other musical activities
The program to be given here will
bc full of interest and variety. Mr.
Gough will appear in a group of tune
ful Spanish songS.: The two will sing
operatic duets and arias. American
oamm will olcn hp included..
Miss Howell's career has been de
voted to orchestra appearances, re
citals with -symphonies, under the
direction of Frederic Stock and m
Chicago Orchestra, in the Spring
.field Festival with Paul Allhouse and
Sophia BresTan of the MetroP0h"
Opera house, and other equally well
known groups. She has Pa
vidual conceits all over Unted
States and Canada. Frank Gough
who now teaches in 'Asheville, was the
.staff artist on station WBAL at Ba
timore and has sung overradio anci
television from Xw York City.
IMiss Mary Ray, who has heen
itin? her cister, Mrs, George Semmes,
in Jacksonle.'Fla., returned to town
on Tuesday. , y
Miss Emily Patrick of SteWo.
Ala., is the guest of her brother and
sister, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. PatncK. ,
rntlvi'ivootl'. wlni reueiit K i . l. hi , ,
They have three liviim i-in 1.1 i n
li i 1 il i hii Mr I n,i..ru . l i..
31iss Ruth Hampton
Again In Charge
At The Hospital
Miss Ruth Hampton, who has been
on leave of absence for eighteen
months because of ill health, return
ed to the Haywood County Hospital
this morning to assume her former
position as superintendent;.
For fourteen monthi- the place
has been tilled by Mrs; Millie Harbin.
The board of trustees in a letter to
Mrs. Harbin last week stated: "The
Board .wishes to take this opportu
nity to express our appteia
tion . of the services you have
rendered the hospital; you have
filled in for us during a most difficult
and trying period and you' have
handled . the situation exceptionally
Miss Hampton has held the place
as superintendent for four years.
Records of the institution show a
most encouraging report, it is learn
ed from the trustees, and several
improvements are being 'planned.
Among the improvements is a new
boiler in the heating system, and
repairs on the sterilizing boiler.
Rufus Siler, of ICazehvood, is
chairman of the board..
Henry Reunion Is
Held At Marie
The' .reunion of the Henry family
.of this section 'was held on Sunday,
at the home, of Mr. and Mrs.. J. A.
.Henry, at .Maggie, (Ira.dy Henry
was chairman m arrangements.
, The chief address of the day was
made by (". F. Owen. Oilier s making
talks were the I ln. YY: T. Lite and
( '.hiude Allison;
llliiitm the busiiie.-.- se-mii .(ii'ady
Henry was le-rlccted rhai.niian anil
Mrs. .1. K. Tciy was elected to seie
as secretary. F.xtehsive i)tan tire
beine' made fur the reunion -of next
A1 noiii . a I'outit if'ul luneir wa
erve I picnic .'fashion eii the lawn..
Signor Cappelli Is
R o t a ry Speaker
. For forty minutes Signor . Mario
.('iippelli, of New York, who led. the
singing a Lake J unaluska last week,
held the local Rotary Club 'Spell
bound"; with bis vivid; descript ioi. (
Italy and the life of Rehio Mussoliiii.
.Signor Cappelli W!'v.-:-'iOst high in
praise of this section, poiiring it '
as, the most beautiful -f:r.g '.' r a
singing village, like the one wlvch
opens today ill: Michigan, of whii h he
will be director. He plans to - return
here again next yeai to open a -imi-lar
one at the lake.
.. He has lived in Jiiost of the capi
tals:; Europe, and i.- a musician of
international renown. ..
At the conclusion l his talk, no
gave three, . vocal solos in a most
pleasing manner. He was acccm
panied by Mr. Thompson, of Birming
Besides "he two guests; almve, six
others, from five sta were present.
Mr and Mrs- Xoyes Long, of Old
Hickorv. Tenn., who have been - visit -ing
the latter'? mother. Mrs. AV. L.
Hardin, left Wednesday for Marion,
where they will visit relatives, after
which they will return to Waynes
ville. for. a brief visit.
Circulation Figures for July
Soar To A New High Mark
When the fsribj-cHption books t
The Mounlaineor wero ii" k"!
yesterday afternMin for the niontli
of July it was found that the rec
ord for the month had soared to
new high lovclf a total of 179
having been received during the
Forty per cent of this total wore
new subscriptions, wl.icli also s't
a new record,-
City Tax Rate
To Remain 1.60
Total- Of !?.lt;2 Set Out In
Budget As Heing Kt'quired
For Coiuing Y tar
T'be tentative l odge: :',; T,.mi 1
f Waynes viile fill tla cni.f,g vial'
Mts the ax rate of 1.0o p, , i un
ilTed valuation, thv a:iu . a.- last
year, awrding ;o a puK-Al.e.i ini.igct
in to.layV paper.
The tn;a'. budget icqti ie!iint arc
set out at if'.io.lt'iL'.
Although there aic -l c hi changes
in la'.es tor the ,i.n ii ir t'ur.ds of
that t'f h'.st year, '.iu '. a! rate re
intllns the -ailie.
Tin- deta lid '..udge; on tile at
tile iity b.ail and 1- epeti ta in-pcc.
t : n of ar. one, .t was staleii.
The large-, single item i- debt
-ervice. totaling i:l,o"li for all funds.
The light fund conies second with
JJ.''1I and ;lre general fund comes
in lor Sle.liSO. The -licet fund is
set at ,110 while the water is low
est at tfa.ooS.
Champion Fibre Co.
And Ohio Company
Are Being Merged
The Champion F.bre company, op
erator ef one of the largest pulp
mills in the world at Canton and
the "Champion Coated Paper company,
of x Hamilton, O,, with which it has
been closely associated for years, are
being merged into a single company
in order to simplify their financial
The new .'company will be known
as the Champion Paper and Fibre
company, said Reuben B. Robertson,
president of the fibre .company, yes
terday upon his return from Europe.
"Operations of our plant will not be
affected, but the ollicrrs of Hie new
company have not boon selected.
The merger involves about $ll,u00,
000 in securities and the refinancing
will include $.",f)00,000 worth of !
per cent debenture bonds aiid $t'i,()0(),-
000 worth of fi per cent prefeirei
Large Crowd Heard
Ginsv Smith Last
Night At ME Church
A good .crowd greeted (iti-y Sniifll,
.Ii'., ill hi- init lal seivici' at the Moth
ndist eliurch la'-t night. The .meet
ings Will be hcio al s ii'cloelv i 1 1 M
evening, with any ehaees in the i!an
being; amioiin cil at ' he' set viei' limn
night to n ig hi , '
Special lull -ii- w-'dl 'niluic- '-each
si i tret' T he rigular .Tioir Of the
church will be ... - u:te(l by llle lilelll
hei's ,if ' Mt'ie'i r led r . . a nd by v i . ,'lo'r
in town. T'onigir Mr-. Ndnlme ( o
A U . . , t New ( Allege, 'will H1S-' -Oil
T'i:e-d i el lieM Week tile A. ap
pel lit-' i'!'o;i; of New College l l'l be
mi t ho-pri g ram. At some! line during
i he meet ir g a 'dun r- f rom "T'.li.iah"
till ile r tile Vlireetion of . Lawrence
Xil,-on. wi i I- he present i.'d.
If he ir;'cj-est of la! ( vetting i
indieat iv-e. of he. a : I endaiue- a! 'the
mi'et iiig . it may l a-ily In- p'rrd I.'! i d
v'igi; : ii' III i i - ; -Uei'-sl'lli revival wijl. be
held lie tlie ; Rev'. Mr,; Smith. :'
Sam Leatherwood, 1(
Died Tuesday Night
Funeral -ei vices wore he'd .' In -morning
at I I. i'el.e.k -fur Sani I.e.vh
ei wood, .' 'ii!, vvh ) died Tuesday Might
at : 'J oYloek af'er ati i hie-- of two
years. Intel mi nf wa- in t he Leaf h
erwood eemelery ne;ir )o!lwood. i
Surviving are his. widow, and nine
children, Mrs. John Janes and Mrs.
f. '('.. Dunean, both of Balsam, Mi-. I
Kdi'h Messer, Ralph, Huston, Anna
Ilee. tiirtV, Kinma l.ouise atnl .am,
Jr.. all of Waynesville; his father,
J. I). Lea'herwood, one brother,
Seaph,, two sister, Mrs, A. I). Hill, of
Hendersonville, Mrs. M. L. Messer,
of Cove Creek, two, 'half brothers,
John. Leaf herwood, of Hendersonville,
WoodrOw. Lc ahtrcwood, of Cove
Creek, and six half -sisters, Mrs.
Glenn Messer, Mrs, Mamie Hannah,
Mrs, Mary .Lea' therwood. Miss X.Susie
Leatherwo"ol, and. Miss Jessie Leath
wood, all of Cove Creek, and Mrs.
John Holland, of Burnett: Cove.
The month of July Is usually
consideri'd a bad-' month for
subscriptions, but without any
special sales effort or inducements
of any kind. The Mountaineer
succeeded In breaking former
As far can be learned, this
figure for the month has never
been snrpassed by the paper, even
during circulation campaigns.
. . -'.'. ): "' '.'.''
Coming Here Soon
4 s n ;
Si . ojsmfe. ' SXXd
ratios M W.i) li ck. ( "In ii ni, i n of
Hie Slat,' Highway t Nun mi 'io n, and
ther inemlieis, plan to come here al
n e.uli date ami personally inspect
the , Intel mi roads, and proposed
I-. M.. ill I Ills unnieil i.tl 1 e I en it ol
The eoinim.s.sioTi is especially mier
esie.l ill Highway No. ,'s Va. lies-
lll- lo I ll e . I rd - .1 n ,1 lis let.itl.oi to
ill' 1 'a i U u a .
Pounds Of Haywood
Green Beans Sold
Haywood county treen beans have
literally covered the ' Faslcrn hart
of America, according to figures giv
en out yesterday by the Land O' 1 he
iSky Association, l'p to July
.'.I'.l.riS.'! pounds of beans had been
.hipped out of the county.':
The bi'iins went to buyers in St.
J.ouis, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Char
lotte, Atlanta, Mobile, Memphis, 'and
rinanv other points. Most of the
ilea ns .were. --shipped by truck, with
some being sent bv rail.
Reports coming from the cannery
at Hazclwood this week showed that
approximately 100 persons were now
employed there and 'thai up to July
7 the '-following 'had been canned:
illHli Nil, 1(1 cans of blackberries.
.i,"lil No. 'J cans of blackberries,
5,178 No. 10 cans or beans.
12,000 No. 2 cans of beans.
Plans are underway in.' begin can
ning tomatoes and huckleberries at
an early date. Aniiouncemenl made
in' this week's paper is thai' four
cents a pound is being paid al the
can ne ry for buckle berries, while I wo
and a half cents is being paid', for
.1. I Dolson Huried
.i iv i ii.-i - ii,' ft i. ;. .i-r.a
lii ka, mid at '.I oVlork Siindav night
a h i;; h"iue, al I .a Vr. J 'liw in- ka:
lie i in viv ed bv In - W'idow and ; lie
f, l!uu nig children-: .Mr I .. I, l.eatb
e ew' -. (".- A: Hot on. Mi-:. Mali-oil
I 'abTw el!. I ;t ' I ',' (.lot,- "ii, M .r .1: 1 lot
en, ;Mr-, Jit 1 1 Alii! -,- Had', ii Hot -on,
M t C'a'-'i ev S in :i 1 1 1 1 i . , M i -. ' Robert
( art. r ,'iid Mi . T, M, Hen .nit
I-'llla-'' ill- 'ervice ' tvli: eolldlle! . d at
I ! '.,'. din k In.-. I:i v. in-.ri i in:' a' bin. b
!' eh1 pel "A i ' h bl-l I I a 1 ill tile elllU ,'l.'
'Mi:. Iiol.-iin vva - a ni.-inber of I be
.Me hedisl cliui ' h and 'be Ma mic
no e; i i on stii.i.
( i (.in- m:ak iikui:
.'John Keily and !:':. bav .p i
a .i;n-g.-:!:!'ii t.l ill en blti gle, cv-t ' lie 0111 -:
t lull l b : -Wi ek. N o beer (,r iiia-. b vva,
I'oUJid. ' ''.- : :
The:' olli.'ci - bell. lb.- laid .e
niilde in A " before- -he - h;ne.l'. ,
started to lifepare f'-r a "::in."
Hiking (Jul) Going To
Eagles Nest Sunday
. T'be ".organization, of the H iking
Club was completed on Monday even
ing whet, the members held a, meet
ing with ..Miss Daisy and .Miss Har
riet Boyd.. Balsam Mountains Hik
ers Was chosen as the name. df the
group, , a constitution and by-laws
.setttng for: b the name and object
I;. I.. I'revo.-f, Mi.-s Harriett Boyd,
Chai Tc-s F. Ray, and W. A. Bradley
weie chosen to serve as council mem
bers for the club. -.
The second hike of the group was
enjoyed' on Sunday afternoon, Under
the "leadership of W. A. Bradley.
The party rode up the Hood Road and
then walked several miles toward
Next Sunday the hike will be to
Fag'es Nes:, under the leadership of
Cilin Mclnnes, Anyone wishing to
go is requested to meet the group
at the Country Club promptly at 2
Mrs. Jessie Massie McCracken, of
Rock Hill, S. C, wa,s the guest over
the week-end of her mother, Mrs. T.
Rev. and Mrs. Paul Hardin, Jr., had
as their guests during the week Rev.
and Mrs. John AV, Braiueomb, of An
cadia, Fla., -who were en route to
New York City.
Massie Awards J.
Liner Contract For
New $10,000 Show
Work (Jot I'lHlcrway Yesterday.
Huildinir To Ho ( onipliltd
Hy Decern bo r l.")(h
J. F. Massie yesterday .awarded
Jerry Liner the contract for build
ing the new . 10,000 theatre on Main
street here. YYork got underway
yesterday afternoon -in clearing off
the lot iiiep-iratoiy to actual con
The eontrin-t call,, for the build
ing to be comnlote by the tif'.eenth
Mr. Liner' wa the succe-sfttl bid
der of six, the others being from
Charlotte; Statesville and Ashe
I 'Mr. Massie stated that s. -fhanges
in the plans would make '
building nmre cxneiisive than i '
An air-conditioning apparatus which
will change 21,000 cubic feet of air
a minute will be one of the .several
outstanding features of the new
building. A super-wide range shak
ing outfit will be installed. The heat
ing plant included in the plans is of
the latest design. being operated
elriiely by thermostats from differ
ent "sections of the building.
Henry I. Oaines, of Ashevillc, is
architect, and will spend the great
er part of the time here while the
building is being constructed.
Arthur Justice, 18,
Killed Last Thurs
day On Canton St.
CANTON FuneriiT services for
Arthur Justice, 18, of the Bethel com
munity, near Canton, who was-almost
instantly killed' .on. Park avenue here
Thursday morning at H o'clock when
the motorcycle- on which he. was rid
ing collided with an automobile driv
en by Mr. Abbott, Brysoii City auto
mobile dealer, were conducted at the
flcthel Methodist church Friday after
noon with the Rev. High fill, pastor
of the church, officiating.-.-' .
Young Justice,-an employe of the
American Knka corporation, had re
turned to -Canton On a regular Fnka
passenger bus. He had parked his
motorcycle in Caiilnii for the night.
AVghling I'ly'ln the '('us, .In-: ice
mounted his niofonvdo and wan
headed in tile dire, lion of lit., home
in the westeri' -i.;, . n- ,.f awood
eoiifily when be aliempted to pass
the bus, from which lie- had' previous
ly .alighted, under I he : I ra llic light
in front of t be ( 'anion post idliee
building, and inn he i.lon into, the
iia.diii.e driven by Mi Abbott.
The Ill.'loVeVele - i l l.lek I he left
f i"ii : w heel of I be Afdiot t c;i r and
-wiieil to the rigid nf the highway :
with llle . i 1 1 1 1 ; i . -1 Ihrowiiig .lulice ap,
pi o- i .mat i ; ."ill fee' to the pa Ve men'. :
.Li -1 it v i - In . a-long .'ow.lv whin
Wi! 10' - i- .le l.elieil llllll I'llt lle it re
gain, d e-'liscioll Mle-X and died several
iniiitites lal.-r. Young Just ice, it w.ls
le.-iiiii'd l.i. re Friday.- wti - '. planning,
to Xliseont imie hi- work -wii b the Fnka
eoi po ra ioii I hi -if
A oling Jllstiel
dent of I lie llet b
by his parent s,
Sat u -da v on a. eount
. a wed know resi
I section, i surviceil
Mr. ai d Mis. Larry
Just ice, of Hot bid
Holier', a iid If r i y
Til ' .1 he I s,
-o of tl-.e
Be! hi. I si-el iiill
:' Yit ne-- -;i ui Jf -1
ing-; at a high i".i)e
i I'agedv oei-iii r.-d. , Th
ige. was travel
jfu'ed yhi- n tbfi
! speed indica-
'or-on the niotoreycie stood at alien
M0 mile- per hour when it: wa- taktn
' i ..in t hi' -I reel , w it m s-sc -: a" !. T be
ir cideni was iroiioui:c('d tiiiayiti'labbt
.tiiidi-r the circlimsl ances, i; .
I. (J. McCracken Ilonored
Al Slate Convenlion
.; S.piii'e Robe rt Q. Mc('raeken.. wig.
t'epi eseiited the !o -il C uiit 'l . f t.he
Royal. A i eatiiint, at he 1 1 rand.-Council,
meet ing held in YYihston-Salem las
week, w.as given recognit ion. The.
Siiuire has been a member of thin
f i-i'ornal order .for 'if: y-t wo yetirs,.
and is the oldest liie.m' er. rated by.
yttai's, of membership, in the sta'e.
MASONS TO MEET
'. B. Hosaflook, nm.-u r of the local
Masonic Lodge, announced that . reg
ular communication of the Waynes
ville lodge ..would . be held Friday
night, August 2nd, at 8 p. m., at. the
He stated that ail Masons passed
are admitted during the month of
August make a special , effort to be
present, as this meeting has been
planned especially for their anniver
sary,. Visiting Masons are always
OFFICIAL WEATHER REPORT
2i'. ,X .':'' - 84 . ..
.27 '; '.. M.- :.
28 'i - 77
29 - 84
20 - 84
3i ' : . '; ': - 85