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WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1933
fPA Projects Costing 3 Million
Being Sought In This District
., . -,.,S AIIU A-""""
Enter Piect Re(luests
. more days are left in
Ot-J m,e, .nnlirations for Works
0 ,':m;ni5tration projects, ac-
Wrtii.: ' ,pnresentative from the
i"'e "Lumber 10th
deadliw lor receiving uu-
"LL;r" tmvn. county, school.
:.. wrrpation or other pro-
' nature that come un-
lit have been put into
1 , .,, mil.
oriH sATit. to the
S office before the deadline
fsuch units as hope to be aided
klk V8t lunos amuuiimin i" v.n
Billions of dollars allotted to the
JS district will be barred from
(KHVing aia. n.
Acting as a repieL: r '
wiorW. E. Breese, the vvrA omcim
wTuf iav afked The Mountaineer
tress the lacr mai it.c iC
.... u.,1 WPA ornntn.
tTifs attaciieu ' ...--.
Utrosmiateiy ? uul ui tvc-j
i a WPA project costs is a direct
rii; from the federal government
-hat trill "not have to be repaid in any
wt hy the beneficiary public unit.
Farm to market or secondary roaus
'aon;he preferred list ot projects,
i, pointed out, witn ; sucn ouiers
uo en the accepted list as street ana
wa'lc '(.pair? and construction,
Ttpairs and building of schools, court
loass, jails and tuner puonc uuiiu-
water and . sewer construction
ud extension, worK on puonc records,
ii recreation projects, ;
Ike relief agencies now existing
user tee iederai setups win uc uuacu
at entirely within a few weeks, it was
MM out - oy trie vvrA represema-
ive, and. unless , work projects are
&& for the needy ' by various
XT . i 1
twiauimties in western rsorin varo
ina, the burden of caring for the
Keiv ar.d unemployed will fall on
ie towns and counties..; The WPA
iis for its principal objective the
placing of unemployed people back
into private employment aftc'r the
relief agencies have been closed out,
ad for unskilled labor will pay ap
proximately $21 per month, and up to
maximum of $00 per month for skill-
Only a little over one million dol-
iti m project applications have been
Mdved :n the Asheville district of-
Sce,:tAva sirevod by the WPA rep
ssectr.ive. ami unless enough pro-
are 'turned in to the office be-
September loth to take up the
im.sions of dollars allotted to
k-t comprised of thirteen
tw:; the- funds, will bp 'returned
tfc.-ftdera! treasury and in turn
to .th(.vt.--uitncts- and state
applied for more than their
m qunn of the four billion fund
K iip bv the last coneress. '
Etiftinrt-r hflVn no.'n nnnninffji lr
1nl sutions nf thp district
pi and assist .' ill preparing the
i-Hatiyns fur projects. However,
t !''S'.i;c- -tmrineer cannot, be
Mediately !ova:ecl,, the governmenUl
f';.ts are .'requested to take such
and data -i-- rha'tr VarA 'avail.'
ItCt to thp AVlpviltp nffinp
thev wilt lio lia,iiD k., .f '
corp :(,f engineers '
AAA Payments In
Increase In Farm Incomes Help
ed By Recent Payments.
This County Benefits
Farmers of Haywood county who
are co-operating- jn the agricultural
adjustment programs received a total
of $20,857.27 in rental and benefit
payments during the fiscal year end
ing June 30, 1135.
Other counties in this immediate
area received the following: Bun
combe, -16,707.68; Henderson, $3,075.
42; Jackson, $248.09; Macon, $1,413.40,
Swain, $61.50; Transylvania, $2,985.15.
These payments together with the
increase in prices paid to farmers for
their commodities have been re fleet
ed in the larger income being received
by farmers, said Dean I. O. Schaub,
of State College.
From 1932 to 1934, he pointed out,
the total income of N'orth Carolina
farmers increased by approximately
155 per cent, or from $104,362,000.
to $260,449,000.. The .Idialt i.neome
The total AAA payments to farm
eis of the state during the past riseal
year ran to $14,732,147.51, divided as
follows: Tohacco grower? $8,015,380.
21; cotton growers 85,945,844.43;
coni-hog producers $719,363.20; and
wheat growers $51,599.67.
During this period the .expense of
administering the programs amounted
to $1,147,290.71, or approximately
seven per cent of the total AAA dis
bursements in the state
The administration expenses Were
largely payments to county and com
munity : commit teemen who were se
lected from among the farmers Ho
assist the county agents locally with
the Crop adjustment programs.
Warm In Praise Of
& MedfovJ : ir. ...... . j
-o w.o a reunion o.i last Sunday
, . v ,vle oj wayne Medford. in
e, the latter having
tof. , vv""i irurn eastern
. ; ''(' Justness , session.
e fr t iieiu next year
''-X fir n.vmv.
Mrs . 4: "twnoon dancing clas,
m toentember at
place near Clyde.
K I'Uilding at thp niwl bonr
:!"d of at the Hotel
Ralph L. Hebbard, of Washington,
D. C, Grand Master of the Grand
council, nf the District ti Columbia,
one of the distinguished'' visitors at
the Labor .Day. Assembly of the
Grand Council of Xorth Carolina, held
here this week, was high in his praise
of this svetion.
Since Mr. Hebbard is the water
works engineer, in charge of the
water meters of the District of Col
umbia, the first asset he named for
this section was the excellent water
supply of the town. He', expressed
great surmise in the progressiveness
of this area, and spoke at length of
the comfortable accommodations and
the food he had been served.
As to the scenery, he. 'Stated., that,
as this was his first visit to this sec
tion 'he was .not prepared for the
wonders of nature he observed on all
sides. He complimented thoee . re
sponsible tor planning the meeting at
Soco G?.r, and of the imnressivene
of the beauties of nature as a back
ground for the summer asseiiibly of
Hp snoke of his work for the Ma
sons, takihe him in everv state' of
the Union this year,' and of the in
terest "he felt, in each secticn. While
all the states have a certain aniom t
of local color and problems that make
them almost s small separate country,
bp aid he had been forcibly impressed
with the national spirit, that existed
throughout the land.
. -When asked, about the political sit
uation and how things were around
Washington he .raid:' "In tb.e District
of Columbia where we can not vote
we have no politics, but I will say
that now Congress has adjourned the
city has settled dowp. to real isork."
LARGE SPIDJEK CAUGHT I
One of the largest spider ever
caught in this section .is on display
at The Mountaineer office. : It was
caught by Sam Melton this week in
a pile of several discarded auton9
While it j not of the "black w idow'
species, jt is evident that the spider,
which measures about three inches
from tip to tip, is of a "ferocious
Sweepstakes A t
The Dahlia Show
Marked by exhibits of fxceptional
merit, the Dahlia Show., sponsored
by the WohianV .Club, which was held
on Tuesday, set a new high standard
for this annua! t-ver.t. J. Z. Cleveland,
of Zirconia, who has been specializing
in dahlias for the past eight years,
was the vinner of the sweepstakes
prize, a handsome -ilvor loving cup.
having won 26 points more than the
next high competitor.
There was every type ef dahlia on
exhibition, from the small old fash
ioned variety to the last word in a
decorative. Noticeable were the seed
ling which are being grown exten
sively by J. B. Ivey. of Lake Junaluska
and Charlotte, J. Z. Cleveland and W.
T. Sheltoh, which have been given
recognition by the American Dahlia
Society. Attracting the attention of
all visitors was a floor basket of pink
dahlia, seedlings, entered by Mr.
Cleveland, with .stems three feet long.
Next year the tubers will be sent to
the testing grounds of the American
Another seedlinir produced by Mr.
Cleveland a fiize winner in class
4, was called Cam Virginia, a light
yellow mcuivd c.ietus. which received
a certificate !;.. yi-.ir from St'orrY
The Poinsett Paragon, a decorative
three years old, which' .has also re
ceived a certificate of merit from
the Dahlia Society, will be introduced
at the dahlia show for Mr. Cleveland,
in New York the last of this month
by the Rush-more. Dahlia Farms, of
Long Island. Other seedlings exhib
ited by Mr. Cleveland "were the Lady
Fair, Joel ..Poin.-ett. and an exquisite
white decorative tinted will
as yet without a name. .
A large basket of decorative
(Continued on back page.)
Civil Court To
Convene On 16th
Trial Cases Few
The September Civil to
nor court will convene h'
September 16, with ,h;
Warlick presiding. Tin ,
the term is lighter than
only forty ca-es on tin-
aim nine or. t!ie motion docket.
The cases for trial docket are
rrr!ed elsewhere in this ismo,
Tin jurors for this term of court
are as fellows:
rir-t Wi-ik: .I.H. S.mmi.v ('!v
..i iitviar for
J. E. Smathers, B
I V i
Queen, rigeetr, A. 15. thveiiby
verdam; Albert Justice, Clyde;
Messer, Jonathan' Creek; V. K
ley, l.eaverdam; C." X. Howell,
r.esville; H. C. Kohin.-on. Waviu
L. S. Stanley, Clyde; Posey Cogburn
Fast Fork: John I!. Medford, Wav
George Sutton, .Lnathan's Creek
,1 d. Iveter, lieaverdam; K. H. Mease,
Pigeon; Jonah Llrown, Cecil; L. B.
Li atherwood, Jonathan; T. J. Davis.
Iron Duff; Edward Jayne-s, Clyde;
Wayr.e I!. Smathers, Heaverdam; W.
C. 1 ii kpat rick. Fines Creek; N. A.
Kobin-on. Heaverd.im; Robert Hogan,
Ir, v. Duff; 11. E. Wells, Crabtreo.
Second week; L. M. Davis, Way-ne-villc;
L. A. ilurnett, Heaverdam;
Keller Gaddy, lVaverdam; W. M.
Gieon, Cecil; C. M. Moody, Jonathan's
Cieek; L. A. IL.-diins. Cataloochee;
T. E. Reed, Heaverdam ; E. O. White.
Cataloochee; J. A. Parks, Jonathan's
CI C. Moody
Wright, Heave r.
Wavn:sville ; C.
Fork; O'ti.s Alio
$221,000 Sewer Project Is
Tentatively' Turned Down
Local ERA Office
To Be Liquidated
On November First
Some 430 to 500 Will Become
Charges Of Local I'nit After
mi; W, W.
le; T. L.
II. Kuykendall, East
n, Jonathan's Creek;
Comptoti, Waynesville; Thos. J.
. Wavnesvilfiei John Myit.
T. J. Harkins, Heaverdam.
The local EKA ollicc will be liqui
dated by November the first, accord
ing to those in charge. Those who
have been on the Emergency Relief
rolls will bi given priority for work
in the new WPA program when their
certification of eligibility has been 'es
tablished under (lie new administra
tion. Under the new ruling all mothers,
either widowed, or deserted, or hav
ing invalid husbands, who naturally
would be classed as the employable
heads iif the family, with children un
der 16 years of ago, cannot be cer
tified for work under the WPA. Af
ter November the th'st, they will be
come, the responsibility of the local
In Haywood county there are S9
such cases, wdth women the only de
pendents for work in the family. The
case.s average from 5 to 6-. children
each, which means that between 450
ami 500; persons Will be entirely cut
oft from any relief.
"Probably the reason for this new
set-up is due to the fact that a Moth
ers Aid was included in the Social
Security program, for which Congress
elosol, without making any appropria-
Two-Thirds Scales and Pumps
In County Found To Be Wrong
In Florida2 Storm
(A Radio Report.) .
Three hundred and eighty-one
are known to have perished in
the hurricane which swept over
southern Florida and up the
west coast late Tuesday night
and Wednesday morning, it wn
learned late last night.
Aviators. flying over the storm
area reported that the country
side looked as ii a giant steam
roller had passed over the terri:
tory. Rc-por: s wt re meager, as
communication lines were down
in the area. , ,
A liner. Dixie, grounded with
.'572 on board early in the storm.
..irwiVtrai -mjiji.s w eie soiiiuui ui
to render aid if needed.
To Be Installed
Installation of the newly elected
officers of the American Legion at the
court house Friday evening a; 7 : 1 "
This meeting i,s open to the puidic
ar.d every one interested in Legion
affiirs, and especally . all ex-M rvce
men are urged to be present and or:
tim las our out-going state ; oomniand
pr. Olive, and commander-eicct, Jo-i -
Sonle-. and Kasiillnc iiiilii" In
IaywHtl Couiily liavc Im-cii olli
einlly rlio'kril lor coiiort ucIkI'iIs
and iiH-iiMiivs. ii nd s'-nl -onc
oiil of every hundred were loiind
'lacking." aoioriliiig to (lie ofli-
ial reiNtrl liled liy Oral 'Yules,
Male ueiglu and measure lii-io'e-r,
hi sMJ)l llie ji.'im eleven
of lliettlo 1 1 u 1 1 1 1 in die couiily.
71 per iH'nl Hcl'c giving sliorl
measure from 7 Hi :t" euliie in
clies per Kallon I here heing 231
ouliie inches to the gnlliui.' Ihery
inimp ii i i tin ineorreel ineasiire
ia- eilher eoll'i'eled in' i nlldenill
etl. rump condemned e:ni ea-..
ily I"' -poled a- I hej are ealed-
il h a red l.'iit.
The pumpx iiiim i mititI ini fi--ui'tt:
liini" hail a; while a- -enled
upon i In in.
scm'IiImii oaU1 were ciiiili--e.iiid
li. Mr; ,ale. mill ;i iniiii
her eoiol' iiiiieil. H i- I'eiioi i -how -thai
(i7 -p. r mil t 1 1 n -r;il - in
Hie rolling wire iiini; ae;ii;
iliK from half oulii e lo four on ne-
- -hori per pound. In a low in--laiiee-
llie .ilo- ere. auain-l
ihe -lo,... 'Ihi-e were al-o tor
l ei I' ll. -
!l ;ii'loed -ale- iiae a
i;reen oal on ihi in. 'I lie eoii
d iiined -ales bear a i d taa.
Iiidi .iiioii. are thai lieiient
in-jieet joiis will he made of seales
and pumps ill the -lute, aeeord
iiii; lei reports from ollii inls in
K.ileuh. -. ..
Atkins Finds At State .Meeting
That "Pressure" Needs To
Get Project Through
suits is a
local we fan
e at tins time,
Progress Is Being
Made On Two New
Buildings In City
Wayncsville's two major building
projects, the $411,000 Massie Theatre,
and the Baptist church". Sunday school
annex are progressing along with
The' walls of the theatre-have been
about completed, and ihe- large six
ton beams have been placed on the
' v ' 1 ' ' ' I iriiveil.
Brick la vers -on the ..Baptist church ,- ...
job ate aiiead of schedule Willi . 1 lie
brick 1 wall slcadily. cli iiibing. I-t 1 ha :
been estimated that 'within sixty days
the work will be vcil ni the way to
, iilll .'l le! ion. -
"1 believe if we get In behind the
project and exert enough pressure,
that tb.e towns of Waynesville and
Hazelwood will be granted the $221,
00O loan for building the sewer line
to Pigeon river below Lake Juna
luska," said Janies Atkins, Jr., who
returned yesterday from Chapel Hill
where some 'seven to eight hundred
met with state officials to disuess
The application was recently '
with PWA otlicials, but was "t. ..
lively" turned down on the gic .
that there not enough families :i
Haywood county to warrant nppro.d
of the project. It was also stated
in the rejection, that the cost per
man hour was too much. Local re
cords revealed that some 600 families
are on relief in the county, however.
The prokct has been estimated
would cu-t' SJJ 1,(100. Of this, under
the PWA set up, 100,000 would be
piovuled for by the government or
l.V , , Those w ho have been interested
in the project believe that the towns
would never lie able lo get the work
through for $121,000.
It has been .intimated, that "sooner
or later the sewer line would have to
he built." Numerous f:i clings and
Conferences with the local boards of
aldermen have been held with state
health ollicials on'. the matter in the
past several years.
Mr.. Atkins reported that at Tues
day's meeting, the fact was brought
out that less than a half million pro
jects hail been .approved, although
some' twenty million had been re-'
quested by the state to' date. . It was
al.-Vi pointed out that the allotment for
this state for PWA and WPA work
should amount to .fifty million dollars,
. Last year North Carolina paid di
rect in federal taxes, 265 million
this being 'second lo New York, and
according to a statement by Governor
Khrinebaus, this state pays a greater
"tut" total than does New York.-'
At Tuesday's meeting, a committee
consisting of Governor Khringhaus,
Congressman Hob Doughtoii, and.
Senalor J. W. 'Bailey and Robert K.
Reynolds, Was instructed to go to
WjishiiiL'toii immodialclv. and investi
gate the conditions tiler.
i bis slate could not get pro p.
i t s ap-
At prior nice! .nigs-. f wio h
iei'ineii of Waynesville and
oil, it n il- suet'eMcd t bat a
excod lo loots per 1,00(1
r lie It vie,
Friday Evening (Beauty Contest To
Be Held Friday At
will give a b
e radio in-tta
or this program.
.( i n rather inact ;.ve
two year? snd- row
.is . neeciea. r.very
hat- ; ,--.biv cat!,
i ..-le? Le Roy Da vis
lifts fit-) before the
( LASS OF 1925 HOLDS REL'-VION
AT BRADLEY'S CAMP
the class of 1925 of the Naynes-
v;il Tnw-nshin High Schorl hen! a re
union at Bradley's camp over
week-end. The member motore
nrt Sntiir.lav and retui r.rd
Sunday afternoon. , .
The members making up the h.u-e
nartv were: Miss Marguerite Mass.e.
KoTa Sue F.ancis. Mrs. DeBrayda
Fisher Liner. Mrs. .'Pauline'. Noland.
Davis, Mrs. Winnie Price Schu hofer.
Mr. and Mrs. Louie Allen v- Mis, Jo,
ephine Coman Ferguson. M.ss war
Het Bovd. Mrs. Mark Galloway.- Lt.
Lk Edwards. Mr. J.- B.
Clyde Fisher. Mr.. Henry D.:.5.iMr.
a .i pli hftfer 1T. 1 i dii'" - v-
guson, and Mr. W. Thoma; Reeves.
phus laniels. Jr.
over the radio,
been made to ha
the court .. room
1 'Our post has
for the -thf pa-:
is .the time '-ex-.'-ervice
fo 1 ''
j make. '' a poti ';
I ntie'v e:ec'c-o ;
irof ti-'-g and ; ny -jr. hi- dues so a good
i-eprrt can be turned in to the 'State
pH.arii'int. Yea can get in touch
with him at Hyatt atid Company's of
ice anv time between s-nO A. M,. an'l
StfiO P. JI." one official sa;r!,
"Now. is the time for every one to
ge t behind Ma jor Ho well, t 'in m'?.n der.
nn.l bpln him ntr the Lesion, over tnis
year. We reed your s iir'-or.'
. A beauty contest, sponsored by -ten
.firms of the. community, will be held
at the Waynewood. Theatre here on
'Friday evening, between the first arid
second shows, ''..
The winners of the contest will be
awarded a. -large" loving cup, it was
announced by Mrs. J.: II. Allison, di
rector. A week later a vaudeville act
will he pre-ented at the theatre by the'-piiiti-tipants
of he contest. ..
Tie' oi ct are, " Wo ni aft':-': -Wanted.'
featui ing .Maureen Sullivan, Joel.M.c
Rea, Lewis Stone, Edgar Kennedy and
Adreinne Ames. It is l.-ald that this
is a Very ' , interesting and amusing
picture, which the" entile family will
enjoy. -.- .".. , ,,,:
1 A news reel and two-r:-el i'-omeoy
will be also shown. There will be no
advance in price. . .
Those taking part, in - the. .beauty
contest are as follow?:-
Ila Greene Ray s hiower htiop
Almost 2,500 Will
Be Enrolled In The
Way. Schools Soon
"I In enrollment .of the Waynr-ville
Towns hip schools' now. totals 2,117, i Kit
count tig Hock Hill and Allen's Creek
-cIo.jm'.-,. wliivh will open ii -ni ii a- the
I -a . ' . .
r i v
we i- line It
f below ''.In
ay va ; n
W' i ie d.-iv
fib. m !.! ee
!,',,ACd 11 .1. '
. 1 1 wi! b
lie 1 1 1 "
Freddie (jaw ford
Played !n Came
new I'lii'dings nit' c
. Supi rinti ndetii .M.
ever,'- est ini at ( d l hat
i he c. ; 'n s'cboiils' 2
and fid at Allen's id
Tlio em oUment; as
; he bica I s. diools was
II igh -cliiiol - . ..
Ilaolw i.iud. ;" ...
Centra! ' Heh-mentai y
Saunoi.k , . . . :
Del! wooil .
.'! to Wo ub
!2.1 ,it, K.
oiend t Hill
eke,. . :',
1 2: i
, I (to
.1 1 -
t i av i.'1
i r s . in; !;- ! : annual ua me
t he . I h:c.a::o '" Ad- S' ars in
Ch ie;; ioi,. on !'a-i 'l loir day evr tiitig.
. Mo enlerod the, loiine during the'
liir.J- ,-)i J ill '( i uii'i! the " la.-f' few
llii'iu'es' of 1 be gailH;. . 1
'. II, hur; his hni.i in ..pi a T ice . sev-
New Patrolmen Busy
The n w h i g 1 1 w ay pa t ro I m en recent
ly stationed in this 'sect-ion have been
busy for; the ;.a-t week in. checking
on drivers, stiiiiing niany for various
Tuesday- night the patrolmen
hecking lights, arid . stopped a
r and (ii'dered i-iianges -be made.
Revival At Bethel
Small Mouth Bass Season
Has Been Extended 'Til
G. C; Poott, county game warden,
announced yesterday that woroj had
been received from Raleigh that the
season for small mouth bass had been
extended until October first. The
season was scheduled to close the 31st
. Louise Mo: dy,
Joe Cabe, American r rutt Manov
Fannie Pear! Felmet, D. 3. Howell's
Lib Henrv, Wavnesville Laundry
Ruth Green, Lady Fair Beauty Shop,
Louise Stringfield, Parkway Service
Station, A, D. Smathers.
Marie Plott, W. W. N. C. Cafe.
Sarah Welch, LeFaine Service, Sta
tion, Claud Woodward, managei.
Margaret , Walker, Central Service
The demonstration car will be furn
ished bv Watkins Chevrolet Company.
Much interest . is, being, manifested
in the meeting. which is being held a
the: Bethel auditorium, w it h Rev. Mc
K "'rid. rid -Rbbbin Ixmg, of Statesyilif .,
ennducting the. services. Each night
-liecial music. !S - arranged , for the
iorvire. and the attendance ha.s .been
en the '.hr.'i ease. each night. : .
w ;. -
day's hcHoe tite- game,.
:ho.ut:ht he Would, not lie
in, the lie a.i-s' first t.aiiio
1" Mi.-. S. H. H;i-i,!:e.: U ft Wi-dnesday.
for Sali.-bur',. to attend the. .funeral of
her half sister, Mr-.. R. I.. Matiney,
whopass.ed away early ye-'i-tday
morning,, followitig a Htrtrering jlln'es.,
. Mrs. ..Mauin-y h -i made '.several
visits to Waynesville (:;n ing the past
number of wars.
LARGE CROWDS ATTEND
LABOR DAY ( KI.EIIRATION
TWO CARS SIDE-SWIPED
An e-'irtiav w a- made that !-
twt-en -l.j.Ooo and 20,hi(I people at
tended the Labor lav. celebration, in
'tinJon, Monday. .. This being one of
Jho lortrest ciowi's ever had at a sim
i 'a:--. Celebration.. ' .'., ' '1
The nrogram. under ,.t.h". direction
of Dave II. Harris, went eff a sched
uledevery n,;nute being fil'ed with .
;n 'of the many activities of the day.
Reports were that dt'tle. . cr no
I trouble,, w-as had in. handling the large
crowds..' ,. '.'
Two leafs side-swiped each other
on the curve in East Clyde late Mon
day afternoon. Although the cars
were damaged considerably, no one
The drivers- of the cars were not
OFFICIAL WEATHER REPORT
Mr. Walter .TV Crawford and Mr.
Eugene Alley, Jr., spent Tuesday in
Robbinsville, on business.
Date Max - . Min
2!: . " ' 75, - 5f
30 ' ' :S0' :w
.II--.'-' " : 7-J " .... 16
1 '. 76 V- 50
,2 : -. ;$. ''' ''.,' 40
'3' : , 81 10 3f
4 71 50