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Held For,$5,500 Paid Haywood
I R. Henry, 79,
Retired Farmer Had Been III for
past Three Years. Buried
At Green Hill
Funeral services were held on Mon
fcy at 2 o'clock at the Dellwood
Methodist church for James Robert
Henry, '9 wno died early Sunday
morninp at his home at Dellwood.
The Rev. T. S. Roten, pastor of the
Dellwood church, was the officiating:
minister.- Interment was in Green
Hill cemetery in Waynesville.
Mr. Henry, who was a retired
firmer, was born on August the 8th,
JS56, and was the son of John A. and
Mary Harris Henry and had spent
ill his life in the county, where he
was a leading and highly respected
cniien. He had retired from active
business several years ago and had
been in failing health for the past
Active pallbearers were Jeffie
Jaynes, Owen Jaynes, Lyda Hall,
Marvin Allison, Dave Henry and
Surviving Mr. Henry are his wid.
ow, two sisters, Mrs. (Malissa Teague,
of West Asheville, and Mrs. Van Toy,
of Waynesville; six children: Homer,
and Frank Henry, and Mrs. James
Toy. of Waynesville, Mrs. Lucius
Deitz,- of Balwin Park, Cal.. Mrs,
. B. Medford, of Canton, and Howe
Henry, of Morehead City; 17 grandchild-en
anil five great gfrandejhijt
dren. Prominent Folks On
Farm Program Here
On Wednesday at the Haywood
county court house a representative
group of farmers and their wives
from both Haywood and Swain coun
ties held a joint meeting, which was
followed by a picnic lunch at the
Outstanding features of the pro
irram were the talks to the women
by Mrs. Jane S. McKimmon, head
of the home demonstration work in
the state and to the men by R. W.
Sheffner, of the T. V. A. :' Mrs. Mo-
the work of the county farm agent
v. .iiov m. mc nume demonstration
apnt, and the necessity that they
work together, for the betterment of
conditions of living in the rural sec
tions. She spoke of the improve-
had on the lives of the family, and of
. i.Kvuuauce oi some leisure for
every home maker.
Mr. Shoffner, who is the supervi
sor of the TVA demonstration pro
gram for Western North Carolina,
made an appeal to the men for the
'0-ODerfltlnn r,t hntU U 1 I j -j
. A niC nusuana ana
thewife inthe working out of the
. " , Mr rural living, and he
! Sd, sPke of the combination of the
cunty farm agent and
t at of the work of the home demon
u Others taking part on the program
were rii. r t rn r . e
tha d I.,:-- . pastor 01
ne Presbyterian church, who opened
Lmenrnf with a brief devotional
r'u-Hyatt, chairman of the
i7 oi commissioners, who
..j ,,. ""-iuuc;ea mr. onortner,
liw M.ai'y Margaret Smith, home
'lemorLstiatinn on.o-t -' ,
Ri,.- j kc"v "r awain ana
IT f Iount,es- Miss Smith, in
wn, introducing MiSs Current, dis
KU gent' who Psented Mrs. Mc-
Red Cross Roll Call
" Get Underway 18th
Jll roll call of the Ameri-
a eh7i ' wix,ft w"liam Medford,
W nil? Haywood Conn'
4 fs,Puter' Vl beKin on November
week continue through one
A "ft An" Wlfs will have
be tLJ '' T Fesldential sections Of
C aLu she will enounce at a
C will work with
i ditrt H canvass the busi-
Ganett flSr.areoL- N" Davis- Noble
'i t o h' 8nd Df-S. P.Gay, and to this
rT Wl11 be added.
ood S askassLKned to the Hay-
rter, -k KXhB National head-
Cg t htf k Th0s Jn charge are
Tl Ko Wond this goal.
!an vI 'itaWe roll call was held
'Wch rer 2i0 mnbers joining,
S S. Class of 1892
ilav RPfclf ,worsjliP Period of the
onuroh on q a of the - Methodist.
Coble,nnay m01"?. George
k in tso9 -nauRht Sunday school
Mr r v!11 cal1 the U 'of that
recowl ' who hfls the com.
vr, ,1 ,f ";embershiP of that
The Cest Jeachel: in the school.
cla?s at that time was
kv the latP r R1Sup of men taught
of the mS, "' R'.D- Gilmer. many
toda' In S1(ling ln Waynes
:" tf.u-n Vro " tb?e ho are now
sre?nt ?n specially urged to be
t0 roncair morninK and answer
ptockraisers at Clyde
Livestock sales at the Haywootl
Mutual yards at Clyde last Thurs
day netted the stock raisers of this
county approximately $5,500. A total
of 117 head were sold.
Prices were: steers, $3.35 to $7.15
per 100 pounds; calves $8.50 per 100
pounds; heifers $4,65 per 100 pounds,
and cows $4.85 per 100 pounds.
Among the buyers were: Bean
Brothers, Shelby; John Baker, Ashe-
I!e,:J?hn R H'PPS- Waynesville, and
J.T.Walker, of South Carolina
Evans Is Improving
From Injuires Sus
tained From Auto
J. C. Evans, of Allen's Creek, seri
ously injured last Thursday when hit
by an automobile, ves reported yes
terday at the Haywood County Hos
pital to be improving.
Mr. Evans was injured about eleven
o'clock on the highway between here
and Hazelwood. The ear striking him
wasdriven by Mrs. Luther Allen, who
was absolved of the blame by Sheriff
J. C. Welch after an investigation.
Grady Farmer, also of the Allen's
Creek section, witnessed the accident
and gave the following version: "Mi'.
Evans and his son, J. C. Evans, Jr.,
were walking on the sidewalk which
parallels the highway when I (Mr.
Farmer) passed in my car and was
hailed by Mr. Evans. J. C. Evans,
Jr., first came across to talk with me
and then Mr. Evans
join in the conversation. He stepped
into the path of Mrs. Allen's car
which aDDeared to trnvplincr about
25 miles per hour."
Mrs. J. R. Morgan
At the annual meeting of the Ashe
ville division of the Woman's Mis
sionary Union, Auxiliary to the Bap
tist State convention, which was held
pn Ifcst Thursday in Franklin, Mrs. J.
R. Morgan was re-elected as division
At the meeting last week there were
approximately 175 persons represent.
ing the 14 associations of the Ashe
ville division. Mrs. Morgan repre
sented the local church from here,
and Mrs. James Haynes was in at
tendance from Clyde.
Aged Negro, 96,
Passes Away Here
Funeral services were held on
Thursday from the Baptist church
in colored town for Tina Thompson,
96. A large number of both white
and colored ' friends were in attend
"Aunt" Tina came to this section
more than a half century ago, from
Transylvania county, where in the
days of slavery she was owned Dy a
prominent family of that county. She
was the mother of 14 children, four
of whom are now living in Chicago,
two died several years ago and the
rest are living in this section and are
highly respected citizens. Her hus
band, Henry Thompson, died several
"Aunt" Tina belonged to that group
whose memory will ever be cherished
by the gouth as a part of its best ante
bellum traditions. She was beloved
by little children and for years was
a nurse much in demand in this com
munity. Former Haywood
Man Honored By
Rev. F. B.Shelton, former Haywood
county man, was recently honored,
when Bishop W.N.Ainsworth appoint
ed him presiding elder of the Knox
ville district during the Holston Con
ference. , ,,
Rev. Mr. Shelton has attracted the
attention of the leadership of his
church by his services as executive
secretary of the conference board of
Christian Education where he served
from 1930-35.. .
He was elected to the 1934 session
of the general conference which met
at Jackson, Miss. Before taking over
the place as head of . the educational
work of the noision cumwc ' -served
as nastor in several of the im
portant churches of the conference
Mr. Shelton joined the Holston
conference in 1916, the year he grad
uated from Emory and Henry College
He served two years as pastor, then
entered Emory University and grad
uated from that institution in 190,
and re-entered the pastorate of Hol
CRAFT OPENS FLORIDA
HOTEL NOVEMBER FIRST
Announcement was received here
for the past three years, wouRopn
the Hotel Deermont, in St. re
burg, for his second season on No
Dr. R. S. Truesdale
Succeeds Hardin As
New Pastor Comes Here After
Four Successful Years At
Asheboro. Hardin Goes
Dr K. i. Truesdale, formerly of
Asheboro, will arrive here Friday with
Mrs. Trusdale and two daughters, to
begin his duties as pastor of 'the
First Methodist church. Rev. and
Mrs. Paul Hardin, Jr., and familv,
left this morning for Wadesboro,
where Mr. Hardin was sent by the
Methodist conference in stssion in
Salisbury the last of List week and
the first of this.
Rev. W. A.Rollins will remain here
as presiding elder of this district.
Dr. Truesdale conies to Waynes
ville after serving four successive
years in Asheboro. The church there
recently dedicated their new church
and parsonage which was built and
paid for during the pastorate of lr.
Several weeks ago the congrega
tion of that church held a special
service honoring him for his four
years as their pastor. He will fill
the pulnit here both morning and
evening this Sunday, it was learned.
During the two years that Mr.
Hardin has been here he and his
family have made many friends, and
the congregations have been above
"par" at most of the services. A
number of additions were made to the
church, and the finances reported to
be in splendid condition.
Mr. Hardin goes to a church with
a membership of about 200 more
than the Waynesville church. A
lose friend stating, "It was a dis
tinct advancement for Mr. Hardin."
Mr.Hardin came here from Con
Other appointments in the Way
nesville district were as follows:
Presiding elder. W. A. Rollins.
Andrews, W. S. Smith. Bethel, T.
(i. Highfill. Brevard, J. H. Brendall.
Brevard circuit, G. A. Hovis, supply.
Bryson City, Bvron Shankle. Canton,
D. E. Camak. Clyde, M. E. LefU'ich.
Cullowhee, G. G. Hefner. Crabtree,
W. M. Robbins. Dellwood, H. L). Jes
sup. Fines Creek, A.L, Rav'le. Frank
lin, C. C. Herbert. Franklin circuit,
B. W. Lefler. Glenville, G. L. Lovett.
supply. HayesviUe, John H. Green
Highlands, W. F. Beadle, Jonathan,
G. F. Uouck. Junaluska, J. H. Car
per. Macon, J. B. Tabor. Murphy,
W. A. Barler. Murphy circuit, R. J.
Star, line supply. Robbinsville, H. O.
Huss. Sylva, R. R. Wolfe. Waynes
ville, R. S. Truesdale. Webster, E. C.
Price, supply. Whittier F. E. Hars
field, supply. William,. Hornbuckle
Cherokee junior preacher. Mission
ary to Brazil, Charles W. Clay.
The following is part of an article
appearing in a recent issue of the
North Carolina Christian Advocate;
"On Sunday evening, October 24th, j
the choir of the rirst Methodist
church of Asheboro, rendered a song
service in honor of the pastor, Dr.
R. S. Truesdale. This took place at
the regular evening service.
"The choir members took this op
portunity of expressing their devo
tion to their pastor and their appre
ciation of his interest and co-operation.
"The church members came out in
numbers, thereby declaring their love
for Dr. Truesdale and his family.
Many friends of other denominations
came to join with the Methodist in
their farewell service to their beloved
"W. A. Underwood, member of the
board of stewards, spoke of Dr.
Truesdale as a man, a minister, a
bouyant, helpful leader, and also of
his family. , , ,
"The First Methodist church of
Asheboro regrets to lose Dr. Trues
dale and his delightful family. Some
other church m our conference wnj
gain by our loss and is to be congrat
At Bethel On 4th !
Swannanoa Lodge No. 472, A. F. &
A. M., will tbnfer the ..Master' Mason-,
degree on two v Waynesville famh.iates
in the Masonic Lodge room at -etnei
Mondav evening. November j, at .
o'clock. Members of the West Gate
Club are expected to be present and
will confer the second section, accord
ing to Ralnh Moore, master of the
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Haywood County Hospital Is Given
The Havwood County Hospital was
named ..one. of the - 2,52 hospitals in
the United States and Canada to be
approved by the American College
Surgeons in . their 18th annual, con
ference this week in San Francisco
There Were (W. in North Carolina
included on the, lift-there, are six m
Western Nonh Carolina besides the
one here. They are, three in Ashe
v"le one at Oteen. one at Fletcher
and one a. Murphy. i r
During the conference the fact was
reveS that in 1918 only 89 hosp,
tlu were on the list, as now com
Sent To Wadesboro
Rev. Paul Hardin, Jr.
Baptist Name New
.-Building In Honor
Of L. M. Welch
At t'le regular Minday morning
service of the past .week the following
resolution was adopted by the mem
bers of the First Baptist church
I hat in consideration of the great
services oi i.. .w.vielcli in organizing
the lirst Sunday ,-chool in Waynes
ville and serving as superintendent for
nearly thirty years, and the further
fact that he wa deacon of thi
church for more than liftv years and
icon emeritus during the last years
of his life, the name of the new addi
tioii to our church designed for Sun
day school work be named the I,. M
Welch Sunday'' School Building and
his name be placed at some suitable
place upon its walls.
In a paper read by W . ('. Allen, it
was pointed out that shortly alter
the War Between the Stales, the late
Mr. Welch organised the first Sunday
school in the old Baptist church which
stood on the site now occupied by the
residence of Mrs. Rufus L.Allen. Mi
Weeh Was the first s-uperintendent
and served for about thirty years
Mr. Welch, who fof more than
sixty years was prominent in the life
of Waynesville, was a Confederate
veteran, having been commissary ser
geant of the Gi)th regiment of North
Carolina, known as the Thomas Le
gion. He was generally recognizee
to be one of the best informed men of
his dav and was a nomnifan'ous read
rr. His death occurred in For
years ' Mr.- Welch was affectionately
known to most of the community as
"Uncle Lush." .
Dance For Benefit
To Be Given 11th
Fred A. Ferguson, commander of
.McClure-WiHiams Chapter No. Five,
of the Disabled Veterans, announced
yesterday that a binefit dance for the
disabled veterans would be given at
the Masonic Temple here on Armistice
The dame will b- part of the Ar
mistice Hay celebration here, which
will include a parade with all ex
coldier.s and the National Guard units
from here and Canton taking part.
The music for the dance will be
furnished by the Fines: Creek string
land. Tickets will be sold for fifty
cents and can be bought from any of
Hurst Burgin. Lester Burgin, Sam
Jones, Oscar Briggs, Von Rhinehart,
ad of Waynesville and Edward Green,
-Hyde. '.;' '..-;
Mr. John R. Hipps is spending
week in Baltimore on business.
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Killian were
guests of relatives . in Hendersonville
Mr. R, L. Prevost has returned
from a business trip to Baltimore.
Miss Mary Adam., Ward, of Ashe
ville, was the guest of. Mrs. S. T. Nea:
over the week-end.
pared with 2,523. The fact was also i
made that one out of every 17 per
sons w-ent to the hospitals of the
United States and Canada last year.
A director of the college stated that
there is an approved hospital within
9ft to -30' mile.' of 98 Der cent of the
population of the United States. "This."
means mu:h. not only in tne care oi
emergencies, but in combating of all
diseases to which the human body is
subject," he said. i
The local hospital has a bed-capac-ty
Young Man In Jail Charged
With Death of Man With Auto
More Money In
Cotton Or Wheat
Haywood Farmers Will lie In
terested In Knowing Rec
ords Just Recorded In
Hayw.utd county farmers ami stock-
raiseis will he interested in knowing
that one ceo.l dairy cow is more
ptofitalde th; n '-'1 acres of cotton or
11 acres of wheat, according to re-I
cords of supeniseil practice work
ari ied on in Texas.
A summarv ef the figures shows
that the d.iirv cows, canon and beef
alves return the greatest profit on
investment and labor. One baby beef
made a greater net profit for its own-
r than an acre of cotton.
These profits how a net profit of
$'.SS ail acie lor weal, $.').(i.'t an acre
for col ton and an acre for grain
.ivestock projects nuule piolil.- a.-
tollows: Habv beef $1 l.Slt an animal;
S'i.lll! a bog for pork production;
'.'.!'! a iOw for dairy production;
$1.U a lamb for nuilton; T'. cents a
turkey for meat and IT cents ca
pon for meat.
Charles Turby fill
On Visit In Town
Charles 'furbyfUl, of New York
City, archaealogisl , with the Museum
of the American Indian of the Heye
Foundation located at Broadway l!"fi
Street, has spent the past week in
town as the guest of his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. 1. L.Turbyli'.l.
Mr. Turby fill has had many inter
esting experiences during the twenty -
one years he has been with the foun
dation. His work has taken him all
over North America. He lias been
one of the leaders who ha helped to
build up the high standard of the
work of the Museum, which is the
only one of its kind in the -.world, nn
contain.s fhe largest collodion of In
dian material known.
Mr. Turbvtill has suih-i vised t he
excavation of Indian mound.s through
the Mississippi valley, the Rock Shel.
t rs of the Ozark mountains of Ar
kansas, the Pueblo ruins in New Mci
ico and Nevada anil other se tioiis. In
hi work he has discov'red Indian
reliiv of prehistoric age, thai here
tofore have been unknown.
Mr. Turhyfill was en route to .New
Vork City, after a three week's vaca
tion siient in r lorida.
Dr. S, P. Gay Goes '
To Dental Meeting
Dr. S. P. Gay left last night to
Itttend the annual meeting of the
American Dental; Association in New
Orleans, which convenes on Novem
Dr. G.ly received a special invita
tion of the ofliiers of the American
A ademy of Per.idontology and also
"the American : Association for Ad
vancement, of Oral Diagnosis to meet
with them in their annual meetings
which start this morning and ..'con
tinue 'until the opening of the Dental
Association on Monday.
I Dr. (Jay drove through the cotinlry
and is exnected back here on the
. He is president; elect of the Dis
trict Dental So iefy, and receiving
the special invitation 'to', attend the
meetings i.s a signal honor.
,3 From Here At
tend Health Meet
Dr. C. N. -Si.sk, director f the Tri
County Health Department, Mrs. Jean
Dillon,, supervisor of nursing, and Mr.
George: Kuntze, all1 of . Waynesville,
attended the public; health meeting for
Western. North Carolina public, health
workers held in Asheville yesterday.
The meeting was sponsored by the
State Board of Health. Dr. George
M. Leivy, of Bryson City, assistant
director of the Tri-County Health de
partment. vvaH on the programi. .
Masons To Meet
Here Friday Eve.
C.B.HosarTock, master of the local
Masonic Lodge, announced yesterday
that on Friday night, November first,
at 7:30 o'clock, at the Masonic Tem
ple, a meeting would be held
to pay honor to the past masters
of the Waynesville Lodge No. 259
A. F. & A. M. It was announced that
the past masters would have charge
of the meeting. .-. .-.
All Masons are urged to attend.
Mr. and Mrs. Mark KiUiari, Jr., of
Asheville, spent the week-end with the
former's mother, Mrs. D. M. Killian.
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1935
Hubert Ruff, 2, Alleged Driver
of Hit-And-Run Car Which
Killed Sam Snyder On
Main Street Sat.
Sam Snyder, 56, of Clyde, lived
only three hour after being hit by
an automobile alleged to have been
driven by Hubert Ruff, 22-year-old
Hazelwood boy, about 05 o'clock
Saturday night en Main street here
at the First Baptist church.
Kuff was taken into custody by
oriy-ial's, .TuosiViyl afternoon, and
lodged in jail. He waived a hearing,
anl was in jail Wednesday afternoon
pending his release on a $1,000 bond.
He will probably just remain in jail
to await the November firm if crim
LcRoy Davis, one of the eye wit
nesses to the fatal af jdeht, said
"that the car which struck Snyder
wis traveling about forty or forty
five miles an hour, and ran over the
red light. Snyder was crossing the
street within the pedlesUiiarv lane,
and was thrown ten or twelve feet
after the crash. Snyder fell off the
fender of thi.' speeding car and
:-truck the pavement. lie was un
conscious when pickejd up a few
Fye witnesses stated that the hit-and-run
driver turned down Pigeon
street after striking fhe man, and
did not slop at the scene of the acci
dent. Officers- found the ear a few
blocks below the .scene on Highway
No. 284. It was wrecked, having hit
a pole. The car was identified by
witnesses of the accident as the one
At the time of the ..accident, Snyder
was carrying a sample case of pol
ish. This, id course, was smashed,
and some of this polish wa.s found
over the front of the wrecked car.
Witnesses stated that '-he driver of
the car, after hitting Snyder, seem
ingly put on brakes as it to stop,
then sped on, turning down Pigeon
The deceased- was not breathing
when picked up from .the street, and
was cut and bruised in a number of
places, with his face almost covered
with blood. Hp was rushed to the
hospital in an arnlmlance.
Ofli ers began at once investigat
ing (he ease, and after - finding the
car started a search for Ruff. It is
understood that there were at least
threo- others in the car at th time
of the accident. Their names were
not given out by officers.
Funeral services for Snyder were
held .Monday morning at (he Metho
dist church in Clyde, and burial was
made a! Pleasant Hill cemetery near
bv. The services were conducted by
tile Rev. A. i Dennis, MothoVlist
pa'--for., and assisted by Rev. Mr.
Mao;, liaotist pastor .of 'Clyde.
Mr. Snyder is survived by his wid
ow. Mis. allie Snyder, three children,
Mrs. Helen Warren, Hugh Snyder,
iiml Miss KM it h Snyder, of Clyde, his
father, W. B. Snyder, of Clyde, and
four bid'hei's and four sisters.
The active pallbearers were: Jeter
P, Hawkins, Charles Maniij Gilmer
Carver, Larry Stinnett,. Frnest
Jones,, and Jerry Rogers, all of
Clyde, The honorary pallbearers
were: W. W. Haynes, ' T. II. Haynes,
Umphrcy Haynes, Walter Rhodarmer,
Lloyd .lu.-tne and John W. Shook, all
(if Clyde: The flower girls were;
Carolina and Katheriiie Rhinehart,
Rulh Snyder, Wilrna Jthod inner, and
Game To Be Played
Here November 23
The first college ; football game
played in this n-ounty will be played
on the local field on Saturday, No
vember 23, between Biltmore College
and Western Carolina Teachers Col
lege, Cullowhee, it was announced
here yesterday by C. C. Poindeyter,
cca h for the Catamounts.
Coach Poindexter, who for three
years, coached at the high ' school
here, plans to make this a home-coming
for all the studen's whom he
coached in f2i-27 and 2., Plans are
also being made for members of the
alumni of W. C T. C. now living in
Haywood to have a. formal gathering
on that date.
Two former . Waynesville : players.
ar . :n the Cullowhee team Carl
Ratciiff and James Liner. Two Can
ton beys, Gordon Reno and Weaver
Chapman, are also regular players.
Miss Jewel Hipps and a party of
friends were among, those motoring
to Asheville on Saturday.
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