Box Holder, R. F. D. Waynesville, N. C.
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WAYNESVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1935
Dance To Mark Armistice Day
Special Memorial Service WiP Be
Held At Baptist Church
Waynesville will observe Armistice
Day next Monday with a parade, a
public program at the high school and
a dance in the evening. The first
event of the observance will be a
memorial service at the First Baptist
church Sunday morning at the eleven
o clock hour.
Members of the American Legion
and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Spanish-American
War veterans and ail
others who have seen service are
being urged to attend.
Special music by the choir, under
the direction of Mr. Preston will be
given, and the pastor, Rev. H. W.
Baucom will deliver a special mes
sage. The veterans and auxiliaries will
meet at the fire station and go in a
body to the church.
On Monday, the first event of the
day will be a parade at 10:30 sharp,
according to LeRoy Davis, who is
charge of the program of the day.
The parade will be led by the Ameri
can Legion drum and bugle corps, and
the line of march will be from the
Hotel Gordon to the high school.
Those participating in the parade
are urged to be at the beginning point
by ten o'clock.
In addition to the American Legion
and other ex-service men and aux
iliaries, Company "H'' of the National
Guard and CCC Company 3455, of
Sunburst and others, will be in the
Tentative plans are to have a football
game at the high school in the af-tea-nonVi,
but definite arrangement
have not been made about this up to
At the hhrh school, the followinel
is the program for the morning:
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, 1I1UUUUUI.U1JI taiiv auu nitiuuut-
tion of guests not on program by
Commander J. H. Howell.
I. Prayer by Dr. R. P. Walker.
3. Song, "America," by audience.
4. Talk, "Americanism in the
Schools," by Father Howard V. Lane.
5. SolMy Buddies," by Evander
6. Scripture reading, by Rev. Al
7. Talk, "We Are Tired of Living
Dangerously," bv Dr. R.S. Truesdale.
8. Solo, "In Flanders Fields," by
9. Song, "Star Star Spangled Ban
ner," by audience."
10. Prayer, Rev. H. W. Baucom.
II. "Taps," by buglers of D. & P.
corps. (Audience standing at atten
tion. On Monday evening, a benefit dance
will be given at the Masonic Temple
for the benefit of disabled veterans,
and under the auspices of the Mc
CIu re-Williams Chapter of Disabled
The musi; for the dance will be
furnished by the Fines Creek string
band Tickets will be sold for fifty
cents and can be bought from any of
the following: ,
IL-irst Burgin, Lester Burgiti, Sam
Jones. Oscar Briggs, Von , Rhinehart,
all of Waynesville and Edward Green,
Bearcats To Play
Locals Here Friday
After downing the Canton team, 18
to 14, the Hendersonville Bearcats
gave all their attention this week to
wards getting into shape to duplicate
the same when they meet the Moun
taineers on the local field here Friday,
according to Word from Henderson
The Bearcats get off to a slow start
this season, but during the past few
weeks have been showing their pre
dicted strength, by holding Black
; Mountain to a tie and taking Canton
for a win.
Coach Weatherby's eleven came out
of the Forest City game, in splendid
condition, and have been putting hard
practice this week in anticipation of
a struggle with the Bearcats Friday.
From the past s-cores of both teams,
Friday's game Should be one filled
with action and many thrills.
Honored At School
Miss Nan Hardin, a graduate of the
Waynesville High School, vtas" last
week elected president of the Fresh
man Class of Columbia College, Co
lumbia, S. C.
Miss Hardin is the daughter of Mrs.
H. Grady Hardin, who is matron of
Miss Hardin is an outstanding mem
ber of her class. She is studying art
and is also serving as editor of the
"Little Dipper," the college news
paper. She is also a pledge of the
Lambda Epsilon Theta Sonority.
Program at 11,
Second Primary Is
Likely In Gover
nor's Race, Said
Keen Political Observer Of State
Politics Makes Prediction
After Touring State
"The western; part of tne state is
not showing as much interest in the
governor's race as is the Piedmont
and Eastern sections," this paper va.
told by a keen political observer, after
m:iking a tour over the state into
This observer is a former member
of the legislature, and for the past
six years h:is spent most of his time
in Raleigh. His views were that Hon.
Clyde Hoey an,i 'Dr. M Donald would
have to tight it out in a second pri
mary, with Mr. Hoey 'finally winnnc
after a hard struggle.
That was his conclusion after hear
ing opinions in every county seat -in
the state. He expressed himself
believing that Lieutenant Governor;
A. II. Graham will not get the votes
he would have gotten three months
The prohibition "question will not
be an issue, he said. There will be
little said about that from any of (be
candidates, unless they change their
The sale.n tax will loom as one of
the biggest issues of the campaign.
with Dr. McDonald making a bitter
attack on the present administration ,
as he has already started.
1 he real fight will get underway
just about 110 days before election,;
two. oi cneni, nine to sncaK in evens
The person making these observa
tions, has been in politics for many
years, and is a keen observer, but this
time he is "merely looking on," he
At Post Office
at me . waynesvine post
i il iir'.'li . i
rr: j torn r a u c
office increased $250 in October of
this year over the same month last
year it was learned from Postmaster
J. H. Howell.
The announcement was also made
that the rural carriers from the local
postoffice would leave the office at
8:30 o'clock instead of at eleven. This
will Rive the patrons on the route
their mail about three hours earlier.
Heretofore the carriers have been
waiting until the morning train came
in, but until April first the mail crim
ing in on the 10:25 train will be deliv
ered the rural patrons the following
42,918 People In
Park Last October
Estimated travel to Great
Smokv Mountains National Park
for . October, 1935, was 42,018. A.
trsiffi' count taken' at one uf the
six entrances to the park resulted
in a count of 12,297 automobiles
carrying ."35,705" people. , Estimat
ing that, 20 per cent additional
people came into the park at the
five other entrances, a total travel
figure of 42,918 is estimated.
Automobiles from 42 states, the
District, of Columbia and Canada
were counted, with 27.5 per cent
of visitors being from states oth
er than Tennessee and North Car
lina. mrs. w. l. Mccracken
LEAVES REGISTER OF
DEEDS OFFICE HERE
Mrs. W. L. McCracken, deputy reg
ister of deeds, has resigned her duties
in the office of the register of deeds.
For the past ten years Mrs. McCrack
en has ably filled this position, under
the following officers: C. F.- Kirkpat-
rick, W. H. McCracken, and Edwin
Haynes. She worked in the office
sometime prior to her appointment as
deputy on May the 26, 1925.
SEVEN HAYWOOD GIRLS
ATTENDING W. C, U.N. C.
Among the 1,523 students enrolled
at the Woman's College of North Car
olina are seven girls from Haywood
county. Two of these girls are frpm
Wavnesvrlle. Ihey are: Misses Ab-
bie Fay Henry and Mary Willa Rotha.
The other students from Haywood
county are: Misses Frances fincher,
Mildred Rogers, and Ruth Mae Rog
ers, of Clyde; and Rhoda Lydia Mc-
Clure and Marie oung, of Canton.
It To Yourself To Patronize The Local Merchants
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Red Cross In Need
Of Funds, Local
Drive Will (Jet Underway In
County On November 18t.h,
According; To Chairman
(liy William Medford, Roll Call Chair
man of the Haywood County Chaptci)
Last year there were 100 major 'dis
the United States. In each
disaster there were hundreds of fami
lies left homeless and destitute. The
Red Cross was on the sYene on each
disaster" administering relief, furnish
ing food and clothing and helping in
the task of rehabilitating the del as
One of these disasters occurred in
our own Western North Carolina.
We recall the unusual event of a tor
nado striking the Spring Creek sec
tion of Madison countv and destroy
ing over one hundred homes. The I
local Rod Cross chapter was on the'
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.'wk "iiiuii a it'w iiuuis ttiLtri rue mui in
t,.i, ,i i, vt;i
srtruck and the National Red Cross
had a representative on the scene in
twenty-four hours directing and ad
ministering the relief with national
funds. Thi.s is representative of the
speed with which Rod Cross acts.
The Red Cross is the only organ
ization that has the facilities for act
ing quickly" and effectively when dis
asters .strike communities.- It is char
tered by the Federal Government as
the official .agency far tasks of this
nature, However, it". does inl re
ceive oile cent in appropriation from
he;. Government. It depends for its
funds upon the roll call conducted' an
nually in every part .if the Unite'!
. But -disaster relief i nut the only
work 'done by the Red Cross as a
National o.i eiinization. . It. sponsors
a program of first aid instruction that
is '.directly responsible for saving the
lives. of. hundreds of people each year,
It has trained workers, giving coni
prehensive courses ill home hygiene
and eaie of 'the sick. .The re'ortls of
the Red Cross show that 7K5,929 .wom
en have been granted! certificate's on
the completion of this course.
The public health nursing; program
is attracting national attention. There
are over 30,000 Red Cross 'nurse.s in
the United .States ready to. bring re
lief and care to the sufiering. .. These
nurses have become as important in
the" rural areas as the old time doc
tors. They bring a knowledge of hy
giene and sanitation to the rural
You will be called upon during the
week starting November 18th to take
out your annual Red Cross member
ship. The Red Cross cannot carry on
its work without the funds provided
throuirh the medium of the roll call.
Do your part. Remember that fifty
cents of your donation stays m your
local community. Its use will be dis
cussed in a later article
C. E. Weatherby, coach of athletics
at the high school, was the speaker
at the Rotary Club last week. Mr.
Weatherby gave a brief review of the
work done in that department during
the pas-t six years, stating that 42
games had been won in football, 15
lost and 2 tied. '
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LcRoy Davis has the program for
Friday, and announced it would be a
Canton To Build
City official in Canton are going
ahead with plans to sell bonds to
raise approximately $150,000 with
which to build a supplement to their
present water system.
The new supplement would consist
of a filtering ulant and water would
be taken from the Pigeon River
above Canton. This action has been
brought about by the continued
drought and the low .stage of water in
the present reservoir. Water is now
being taken from Pigeon River and
filtered by the Champion Company.
This will continue until rain tills
the reservior to a point high enough
to suviply the demand, i: was learned
through the health department here.
Residents of "Canton have been ad
vised to boil the water at le ist twenty
minutes hi Lire using.
rn iti.i:s nsiioitN i:
A iiunn Osliorne Is a. senior nt Iteilicl
MiK'h .scliiinl antl is hmc of the lies!
all-nniinl sniili'ius enriilleil. He Is nn
Honor Ktudi'iit. jiresldcnt of. the stu
dent eiiiincil anil an cuitstniuUnn nth-,
lete and stmlen I Irader.
Criminal Court To
Convene On 25th
The November term of criminal
court will convene here oil Monday,
the twenty-fifth, and the following
jurors have been named to serve for
First : Week: William McElroy,
'Wa.1i(V ville; i'harllw Gadd'is, Ilea
Verdam; Walter Ward,-" Ivy Hill; .1.
H. Hill, White Oak; .1. V. Smatliers,
lieaverdam; (leorge E. Morgan, Hoa
verdam; V. McElroy, While Oak;
Edwin Smafhers- lieaverdam; .1. N.
Knight, Waynesville; 1.. II ill. Sr..
( 'rnlit ree ; K,. . Murr, lien venlani ;
W C. Recce, lic.Mvel'ilaiil,
N, 'IK M;:Klnth, lieaverdam; Geo,
.Meli.illey, uayiU'Svilie;- I'. Al. htamey
Clyde ," 1''. C." Scotl," 1! averdam; W, A.
Mitehell, Waynesville; Walter Mills,
Waynesville; S. ('. Delvin, . Beaver
(lam;Ti. K. Sella fs. East Fork;. ('. S.
Scott, lieaverdam ; :. L. Makey, He;i
verdani; M. E. j'a:(on, lieaverdam;
R. C. Jones, Clyde.
Second Week: ('. W. Haines, Wav
neSville;,T. li. Medfard, Waynesville ;
Sam Wilson, Reaverdam; ..J.M, Miller,
Waynesville; George Robinson, Clyde;
II. G. Rogers, Heaverdam; Lawrence
Winchester, Waynesville; I-'. II. Med
ford, Ciabtree; C. H. (Jaddy, lieaver
dam. James Henry Moprc, Waynesville;
C. S. Slieppard, Heaverdam; D. I. L.
Smathers, (1yde; W. E, Smathers,
Heaverdam; I). K. Davis, Fines Creek;
W. J. Campbell, Waynesville ; J. C.
Rider, Heaverdam; J. M. Massie,
Ci abtree ; A. C. Downs, Clyde. I
Dellwood, Thursday, Nov. 7, at 2:00
o'clock, at Mrs. Murray Ferguson's.
Rock Hill, Friday, Nov. 8, at 2:00
o'clock, at Mrs. Grady Howell's.
Beaverdam School, Tuesday, Nov.
12, at 2:00 o'clock.
Fines Creek School, Thursday, Nov.
14, at 2:00 o'clock.
Cecil School, Saturday, Nov. 16, at
2:00 o'clock. ' . .".
The public is cordially invited to
attend the above Home Demonstra
tion Club meetings. Demonstrations
for November will be Canning Meats
in the Pressure Cooker, and Sweet
Potatoes in Pressure Cooker and Wa
ter Bath Canner.
AUXILIARY TO MEET
The regular monthly meeting of
th Grace Episcbnal church auxniary
will meet, on Tuesday afternoon with
Mrs. D. D. Perry at the Palmer House
on Pigeon street,
All members are urged to attend.
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Work On Roads In County Now
Being Rapidly Pushed Forward
To Lecture Here
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A SI'! Mi'S ,11 lllllll IS 1 til
lll'XI M elk 111 1 111' ( Ulll l hulls, .
ill ny Ali'iiiliiv mil: hi ii i 7 : ;Ur
Series Of Talks
On The Catholic
Church To Be Given
I'allicr Howard V. Lane, of St.
Johns t atliolic church here, will hold
a series of servues at the court house
beginning .Monday night, November
II, at 7 : -10 o'clock, and continuing
through the in xt Sunday afternoon,
'1 ho services will be conductrd in
the form of a lecture series 'designed
to familiarize the pubh with the
( atholic church.
The subjects which l-ather Lane has
cho.seti are: Monday night, " 1 he Ne
cessity of Religion. ' I uesday night,
"Who Is Christ'?" Wednesday night,
"( hrist'H Church' Thursday night,
"The Rible." "V ridav night, "Can A
Priest Forgive Sins'?'' Saturday
night, "What is a Catholic Service'?"
"Sunday night, "A Rule of Life."-".-
In connection with the services,
Father Lane has issued the ".fol
lowing statement: "Through the
kindness of the County board
of .commissioners,' plans have
been made to hold a course of
le, lures in the court house here on
The. Catholic Church, which consists
of talks on the . . Catholic religion.
It is believes! that now is the op
portune lime for everyone to know
(he real position of the Catholic
church. For mally years we have
heard many things aliou:., tile C'alholic
faith. .Some ef tin -e things have nn
been true. Ii i-- an o'ppnrt imit y for
llie people i.f Ibis i-iininmiiily In learn
tlie.triith aliuiit t lie" 'a il.'nl I.- church,.
'I'm . c e c "' til ii if lilt t-( in l lie',
le lure I'.. 'nil, iiiiil the talk.; u'liiut the
main fa'e's o'l' .'religion will In.' uiven.
Ai.-o. l illle . Will Ite allel'lci'l . I'i.)i: lU"-
ticins and answers." ,.
..'.Twelve ncemli'is nr. the Homo
!,ienionstratioi) Clubs .of Haywood1
county ".have enrolled in. the Kail Gar
den ( 'on test, it i,s- announced by Mary
M. .Smith, Home Agent.' " The contest
closes March. :n, l!i:;. Hitch lontest.
ant. is required, to keep monthly re
eo ills of . v e ge t a b 1 e s g r o w i n g i ii t h e
garden, and; the nuiiiher of1 times serV...
ed on the table -.during the-month. A
short story of the garden is to be in
cluded in the report. . The first . piize
tii $5 ami the second is $2,50. Judges
will be local and county garden lead
ers, .'The rating will be based 75 per
cent on the efliciency of the garden
as indicated by the monthly records
and" 4a per cent on the written report.
Records from the local communities
are sent to the Home Demonstration
Agent's oflice to be judged by the gar
den leaders and council members not
later than April 10, 1936.
; Haywood entries in the contest in
clude Mrs. II. G .Reno. Canton, Route
1, Mrs. Garfield, Mrs. Thomas Erwin,
Mrs. Jim Miller, of Canton, Route 2,
Mrs, Jeff Mills, of Allen's Creek. Mrs.
Hiram Green, and Mrs. M. B. Rogers,
of Clyde, Route 1, Mrs. Frank Henry,
Miss Mary Allison, and Mrs.- Walter
Ketner, of Waynesville. Route 2, and
Mrs. Minnie Woody, of Dellwood, Mrs.
Henry Francis, of Allen's Creek.
Thirty, two women of Swain county
have enrolled for the fall and winter
garden contest. J
DRIVER HITS POLE
An unknown driver hit a telephone
pole in East Waynesville this week,
breaking the pole down, but doing
little damag ). One wheel of the ear
was torn off.
30 Men Working On Grading
Of Highway No. 281 Detween
Woodrow And Springdaie
Work on grading the new road from
Bethel towards Springdaie has pro
gressed at a sati.sfacUiry rate, it was
learned here this week, with some
thirty men on the job. The grading
u icing done by C. A. Ragland Con-.-tuution
I he bridge work, which will ensist
f two bridges across the river near
Woodrow, will KOt underway at an
e.uly date, wi;h T. L. Stride,- in
ihaige. At present there are .six men
doing preliminary work, and eventu
ally 75 or M) will In- added, it was said
n.v an ollii-ial.
About T5 men will also I e re.Uirei!
to put the crushed stone mi the road
is soon as lie grading is omploteil.
( On th0 Hrevard i ml .1 Highway
-M, ".here are 171 men at work anil
two shoxels, each a yard and a half
cap. cay. It was learned from the
n.-ioent engineer (here that the grad
ing wdl piohably he linishtd by Jan
tiai.v first, and the road comnkie by
June Inst. This link of the road was
lei las: July, and js through the Look
ing Glass Creek section.
On the Soeo Gap road, from the gap
to Cherokee,, engineers have' been in
structed lo 'push forward with the
work, which now ,-onsist.s (if comput
ing, "the yardage in the "'right-of-way
for i he purp.se of '.letting the -contract.
The road from the gap to the
bottom" pi the. .mountain is about live
miles, and about six miles from there
through the valley to Cherokee.
Within a few days some !-! men Will
go to work mi TWA road projects in
the county, i: was learned" from the
Ke-diiploynn nt olliic yesterday.'
Forty-live . - men are now at, work
at the city park, ami on the
streets in ; Canton, Five (Kliers will
go to work next .Monday morning in
tlie l'i.sgah National Forest. "
The Re-employment oflice also gave
out the information that within the
next few weeks some !()() to 500 men
would be out to work in the county on
a number of W'l'A projects.
County To Observe
Week In The Schools
.."At .the rcciucvt of Mrs. I). 1). Alley
president-elect of the Western Dis
trict of the P. T. A., every P.T.A. or
ganization in the county is asked to
f lan a;r appropriate program for the
ouseivance nt American Kdu.-ati
u eeic wnu-li is rum ,e
17th of this month.
Ulh to the
A program, a.s oufiinrd aim recom
mended by Mrs. W. II. Ayc-ock, state
pres. dent, includes (lie following sul)
.jects nndei- the general theme whii'h
1-, "The School and 1 h moerai-v"
Monday, ov. II. Jhc- Srhool and t he
Citizen; Tiu sdav, Nov ".'' "!'!.,.
Sch-'o.. and the. State;" W.-dnvsda v,
;,X"V'- ' ''' 1 hl' s' !'!'! aiid ilm 'Nation;''
nmr.y. Nov. l!,:"Th,..s; I Land
tne Sr:'::i! Chang,-;' j.',:;, (.,.. ,1V.- lo,
"i hi, of and -(' uintiv Life;'' Sat
in day. Nov. h;, -."The S liiHd and Re
el -eat ion;" a in! SuinhVy, N,a-; 17, "Ed
ucation ' and the (it;: d'Tyife." '.;:.
Plans . are also iin leiwa.v ' for s-i-,'.'"a:
'-''-v -se.nes-:wdii-clr include'
;Cha!iot.te, Kloise : Kankin; Asheville,
Mip!. I imi Koliin-:.:-! ; (,'r , n,uro, G. ('.
I eague ; Rocky M mht, Sunt'. : R,
Wilson : Durham. Stint. W. I''. Wai retV
and Wiii.stdn-Siileni. Sunt. T.H. Cash!
The.; members are asked to join in
groups and listen in to 'these pro
Pure Oil Men Hold
. The Puie Oil Company, of .the Car
olmas, held a dinner. mVeti'ng at the
Hotel LeFaine on Thursday night.
There :vere about, fifty guests pres
ent including officials of the compan v.
service station - dealers, and others.
A. turkey, dinner was Served.. ..
:. Talks were made by all the officials
of the company present, - and were
introduced by W, J. Ca;mpbtll, commis
sion agent for Waynesville.
Aniong those, attending were 0. Y.
Kirkpatrick, Charlotte, - sales niana
ager, Fred Ridley, general manager,
also of Charlotte, Mr. Bouycon, of
Chicago, 111,, Yale Tire manager, and
IV R. Talmadge, of Asheville zone
OFFICIAL WEATHER REPORT
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Date Max . :' Min, -!,
31 :'.':' :';.'73" ":'.'. ' 43 " "?"i-:'r..'.
1 .'. .'.::...'.".'.. ;'.:,'73 '. '; -: "'' 45 V--; ;":'
". 2 - ::'"., 74 45 ' ' ,s
3 '-'". ' : 73'. ' :i;"':r .''', 40 - : ;
4 :.:..'.' ."74. . . 41
5 " ."':" ,": 71," .:.'" 3D
. 6 ".".'. .-' '70 ' ; 40"