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WAVNESVILLE. NOKTII CAKOl.tNA
' THURSDAY. JANUARY. 16, 19.JG
League Holds 2nd
45 Attend Meeting Sponsored By
Wavnesville Fire Depart
ment. Next Meeting At
Taken By Death
The Community Safety Le
U'.e V. V. A. . Late l-dil
fu:ar monthly meeting, there being
..;u: . forty. five person? pre sen-..
"-olK-ving supper toastmaster, V. ('.
.Hiiss, called for short talks and mot
f these present responded.
W. V. Smith, Dr. C. N. Sisk, .. R.
Morgan.. Walter Crawford, Wilford
Ray. -Mis? Ha Greene, .Mrs. Heltie
Jjovc. W. G. Byqers, Troy Wyche, G.
Davis, "Uncle Abe," and others
e-pomled, most in a light vein.
O. I.. Briggs and his assistant, Robt.
:1. Ciai k, mentioned a few of the must
.ommo'n causes of fires. Then Mr.
Briggs called for suggestions to de
cide on a name for the organization,
..rid at '-he request of Frank Davis,
The Community Safety League was
The program was carried out in a
.. manner characteristic of fire fighting
men, there being action all the way
through. The tap dancing of little
.M:sp Mini Gorslin, with Miss Greene
hi the piano, and music by the Way
t n-vilie colored quartet were also
The next meeting will be held at
the Masonic Temple, and V. G. Byers
:1! be toast master.
r UMXt m JU 1,,
t - V' '
i Two Farm Meetings
; Planned Here For
I Afternoon and Night
Launch Plans for AAA Substitute
DOYLE 1 1. AI.I.KY
Last Rites Held
For Doyle Alley
Well Known Attorney, And State
Leader In Democratic Party
Died Ol' Pneumonia
Mr. Landees of The TV A Will
lie Here to Lead in General
. i: .,).. an; farm meetings o! : :u.
:.ii-ationai type, will be held in : .'u
. ; house unlay, in order that a
cu-val cxpki'ia.ion of the TVA nro
i may lie made, a was an
: ! 'n- County .-Went V. D.
I'U'" :.: inert i-ngs '.v:.: be- similar.
..i u.c lca-.m two are being ne!d is
-en t tnai the iarniers and comnut
can attend m tnedav at oik- thir-
other at night tor those
:it to the atternoon fes
.' itt seven-thirty.
to have Mr. Lamiccs. ol
i i . and there "s a possi
r.e wlH bring aiong slide.-.
'iv.e ot th,. pmnts ; hat
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l' A m
ML. u Si
Work Started On
New Junior High
New Building Wi'l Care For 500
Students. And Is To Post
About if 1 5,000
Ai-.i;, on-1 met ion :,i- start
ed .in t iii jai-.Mi- iii-h -t )i (d building,
by ,1-erry Line:-, ont raeter.
r!::i;r wore io ret :!., worl, uitdt i
w ay .sooner, but work ha.-; be- n li.-! 1 un
f) in .
a i ..l ;-.e:
an et inn will be 1
l r. .Smith saw, but that, a i
gi :ieial d-setission will he made, and
:'r.;i, Mi. Landers.' is one of-the best j
!(;.-:,.:) U'adi-iv in l he i euntry.
Dr, Tom Stringfield
of Spanish War vets
At the meeting of the United Span
..-b War Veterans held on Friday
night at the court house for the an
nual election of officers, Dr. Tom
Stringfield was elected commander of
the Hugh A. Love Camp, succedinff W
A. Hyatt, who has served as command
t-r for the past year.
Halsey B. Leavitt, of Asheville, past
commander and department chief of
staff, installed Dr. Stringfield as com
mander and the other officers elected
Those inducted into office were
senior vice commander, C. A. Mooney;
junior vice-commander, Claude Jones;
trustee for three years, J. R. Boyd;
iinior adjutant, John Shook: Quarter.
master, J. B, Hoyle; officers of the
day, Mack White; officer of the guard,
Jonn fiott; sergeant major, C. r.
Shook; chaplain, J, D. Justice; patriot
e instructor, Joe Curtis; historian,
J. B. Hoyle; surgeon, Dr. Thomas
tnngiheid; musician, Joe fechenck;
senior color sergeant, John Wright;
.unior color sergeant, O. . P. Jenkins.
In his address before the camp TIr
U-avitt took as his subject, "Heritage
l bpanish War Veterans." He told
the veteran that they had every
right to be proud of their record, and
ie touched upon the results of the
Spanish-American War, bringing out
ne point that it "was the only war
ever waged by this country in which
soldiers, were all volunteers.
Mr. Duff Takes New
Position In Knoxville
Robert F. Duff, who has been as
sistant secretary and treasurer of the
Land O' the Sky Mutual Association,
trlavcs today for Knoxville, Tenn.,
wntcn will now be hia headouarters
Funeral servietv for Duyie D. Alley
well known Waynesyille attorney, and
former president of the YounrDem
oeratic Clubs of North Carolina, who
died at S o eloek Sunday morning at
his home here, after a short illness
due to pneumonia, were .conducted' at
S:li on .Monday at'.ernoon at the
first .Methodist ehurch,. by Rev. A!
bert ew, Rector of Grace Kpiseopa
church, assisted by Dr. R.'.S. Trues
dale, pastor of the church. Inter
ment was in Green Hill cemetery.
The active pallbearer were: . AV. T
Lee, Jr., W. A. Bradley, Frank
wortnington, C. A. George, Lester
Burgin, and Clayton Walker, all
meniDers ol the American Legion.
j.ne nonorary paiiDearers were
menioers ot the Haywood County Bar
association, local pott ot Ameri
can Legion and Masons attended the
last rites in a body.
Mr. Alley, son of the late Mr.- and
Mis. Zebuion D. Alley; ol Jackson
county, and nephew of Superior Court
Judge Felix E. Alley, was born near
Cashiers Valley in Jackson county July
m, i4. lie was a graduate of Cui
lowhee Institute, now Western Car.
olina Teacher College. During the
World War he served as a second
lieutenant and was in the jcrvi.cc- 2U
Following the war he was employed
by the Bell Telephone Company at
Tulsa, Ukla., and while working at
Tulsa, he studied law and was ad
mitted to practice in Oklahoma in
11124. In 11)24 he returned to North
Carolina and began the practice of
his profession at Sylva. In 19,'iO he
moved to Waynesville, where he
formed a law parthernhip with So
licitor John M. Queen.
Since returning to his native state
he has taken a prominent part both
in local and state politics. In 1934
he was elected president of the Young
Democrats and .served in this office
for a year.
During his residence in Oklahoma,
Mr. Alley was married in 1U22 to Miss
Edith Elizabeth PtuceH, vho str
ives him. Others surviving are his
four children, Corinne, Zebulon Doyle,
chn and Charles Alley, four sisters.
Mrs. May A. Dunn and Mrs.: Sarah
A. .Smithson, secretary to Congress-
Changes Made In
L. -. Davis Purchases Interest
Of W. A. Hiadley In Hradley
While Republican leaders hailed the supreme court decision against
the AAA as a political victory. New Deal chieftains in Washington,
left to right. Representative Marvin Jones, chairman of the house
agricultural committee; Attorney General Homer S. Cummings, and
Chester Davis, AAA administrator, laid plans for calling farm leader
to the capital to devise a substitute program for the AAA.
The announcement was made this
w rk that L. X. Davis had bought the
interest of W. A. Bradley in the
Bradley-Davis Company, Real Estate
and Insurance agency here.
.Air. Da vi.e bought Mr. Bradley's in
terest in both companies and also the
bu-iniss pioprrty of the eonipany on
Main, street. '
Bradley-Davis Company was organ
ized in lt;i3, when Mr. Davis and Mr.
Bt adley bought the Waynesville ln
suiance Agency from J. M, Newton.
Mr. Davis said yesterday that the
name of the firm would be The L. N.
Dhv' Company. '
Smith To Tell Of
In Other Counties
Arise Phillips In Jail; Being
Held for 35-Year-01d Crime
The Mtr ,, the
'.taked nit, and
im-hirig ulna-! as
!iav r . oi in . and
; a tipi 'if n. a t ly
w il Un; t or about
I. la.wv , uperiti
will be K"ven nver
nighi h grades, with
cieiiic . and home
I. M. White, lloyhood Friend Of
I'hillips, (,'ives Story Of
Events. At Time Of
( oun y Agdit AY. I). Smith will
pend Tueslay of next week in Burke
county assisting the . county agent
there with mass meetings at which
time farmers will be told of the con
serva ion and fioil improyemelit pro
gram whnn was inaugurated m Hay
wood some two years ago.
The next day Mr. Smith will go to
McDowell county and assist the farm
ers there with the same nroeram.
Haywood county was the lirst coun
ty in the .state to adoiit this program,
anil has . lotind ;t to be one of the most
bi'ilelieial under. a ken in sometime;
He will take over the duties of L..N.- nan Weaver, of Washington, D. C;
Noble, formerlv in ehstrm i prtafn f Mrs.- Margaret Morrison, of Asheville.
work in the TVA Co-operatives. Mr;
ob.e will do general accounting work
wr.n the TVA
Brother of Messrs
Black wells Passes
OT 1 Tl n i n nr
A Page of Hazelwood News.
Written by Hazelwood peo
ple, and about Hazelwood
t his is a new Feature of
this paper, and our present
Plans are to begin in our
next issue, a series of stori
es on some of the industries
The citizens of Hazelwood
are asked to co-operate in
getting in newis for their
Page, it being the only news
Paper page in the world de
voted exclusively to Hazel-wood.
and Mrs. T. A. Charshee:, of Myriek,'
Mrs. Alley has received messages
from all the state officials, and tele
gram, have come from the Young
Democratic oJigarnzationts of prac
tically every county of the state.
When informed of Mr. Alley's
death, Governor Ehnnghaus said
"I am deeply grieved, I counted
him a fine friend. He had achieved
a good .Vputation throughout the
state . He was a fine young Demo-
ratic leader and the state will miss
The news of Doyle Alley's death
is most distressing," said Mrs. May
Thompson tvans, durector of the
State Employment Service, who pre
ceded him a Dresident of the Young
Democrats. His leadership among the
younger people of the state was
vibrant and virile. There are hun
dreds to whom his passing marks a
Among the numerous prominent
North Carolinians sending message
of sympathy to Mrs. Alley Were Gov
ernor and Mrs. Ehringhaus, Mrs. Bess
Pheouix, president of the North Car
olina i'oung Democratic Clubs, Con
gressman Zebulon Weaver, J. Wal
lace Winborne, Stacy W. Wade. Sec.
retary of State.Cutlar Moore, Secre
tary of State Democratic Executive
Committee, Dewey Dorset'., Mrs. May
Thompson Evans, Judge Herriot
Clarkson. and many others, with mes
sages stul coming in.
The funeral was attended by hun
dreds of friends from this county,
from Jackson county, and from the
Funeral services will lie held this
afternoon- in Lenoir for .L I'. Black
well, 74, who oied suddenly at his
home there from a heart attack. They
will b- eondu -ted from the Methodist
church and . interment will be in the
Mr. Blackwell is the brother of R.
H. Blackwell and Wallace Blackwell,
of Wayriesville, anil has often visited
his relatives here.
Tom Yarboro Gets
Tom Yarboro, of Cove Creek, aver
aged. 38 cents on his ":.100. pounds of -to,
bacco, which was the "run of the
barn," even after all charges had been
deducted. He received a check for
tor hig ouu pounds.
He sold his crop in Morristown.
Scout Program Is
Planned By Board
The executive board of the Daniel
Boone Council of Bov Scouts, met in
Asheville Monday to make plans for
lV.ib. twenty .of the twenty-four
members were present, and the pro
gram adopted for the year is the best
ever planned for the district.
Tentative plans are underway to in
crease the Boy Scout work in this im
mediate community. At present there
is only one troop in waynesville. and
that U being sponsored by the Ro
tary Club, with LeRoy Davie scout
master and L. X. Davis, assistant.
This district is represented on the
executive board by W. Curtis Russ,
who attended the meeting Monday,
Mrs. Willis Smith and small
daughter, Anna Lee, who have been
the guests of the former's parents,
Mr. and Mrs, W. T. Lee. at their home
western part of the state, with others Ion the Fairview Road, returned on
:ormr.g iron! a greater aistance. ; .Monday to their home in Raleigh.
J. M. White, local bat ber, when
hearing of the arrest of A use Phillip
nere last week, remembered that he
was a seeond cousin of the man, and
as boys had lived together, as both
were horn and reared in the ,same
Mr. White wen; -immediately to th
jail to see Mr. l'hillins, and to talk
anout t lie rase,
And yesterday Mr. White told this
story to The Mountaineer:
'"My recoiled ion i that I'hillipf
'k aooat 18 or. l'.l yuars of age at the
time oi the tatal killing of Jim Sut
ton.. We had grown up together, and
spent much time visiting in the home
ol each other. I'hillips lived about
a mile a ross the line in ( 'ocke t outl
ly. Icnnessec, and we livid about live
miles away in this, county;- -
'I lnlli)s was a very .intelligent
boy, he hud i ed hair and was nice
J Wo year.s ago I heard the folks
iroin tne liig Creek section tell ol
I hillips being there for a short lime
but nothing came of it and he left.
"1 had forgotten about him, al
though I recall the incidents leading
up to the tatal killing ah il. ii were
"When 1 went to the jail to set
I'hillips he didii'i . - .i ememlk-r me, I
recalled several .boyhond happenings
cuiu uien lie -ma ih- nau a lamt re
collection of. who 1 Was. We ''talked
on about old tiiiie-, but be ic'.u-i
tell wneie he went after leavinir that
e.nristnias rve m l'JOO, only to .-ay
ne weiii in nis. sislel. am -kiuvmi :
While and I' -om there 'went' I rum
pillar to post.'.
lhe incident.'-as stated- before.
happened on Christmas eve in 1300.
I here must have been about 15 bovs
down near the store that night, and
most all of them had guns and were
drunk. The groun was divided with
about 7 in the field and the remainder
near the road.
In one group was William Philliiis.
brotber ol Anse. William had a
knife, and as someone was trvinir
to take it away from him, his wrist
was cut, but not bad. That wa just
an accident,- and they were -'-taking
the knife away before any trouble
"William saw the blood i unning
l loin his wrist, he cried out, 'Ive
been killed. Jim you've killed me.'
"Anse, standing in the other group,
heard his brother's call and pulled out
his pistol and started Howard the
group where William had been; He
lifted his gun to fire and Wood Hop
kins rushed in from behind and
knocked the gun upwards. Anse
then turned to Hopkins and threaten
ed hi life if he did not get away from
him. There was nothing more to do,
out, ior Air. nopKins to stand back.
.. "Them, taking both hands, Thir.
Hps raised his ?un and shot Sutton
behind the ear. Sutton, at the time,
After the shot, the crowd scat
tered, and Will White, who now
lives near Sunburst, put Sutton on
his shoulder and carried him to his
home, and Mrs. White rendered first
aid, until Sutton died.
Sam Sutton, a brother of the
slain boy, chased Anse for half a
mile, and then lost him.
As far, as I know the bovs never
had any trouble before that time.
I was not at the scene at the time
of the shooting, but was there a few
hours before it all happened and a
short time after. The details of the
whole thing are as clear as if it all
Records Show Man Was Intlictei!
.'" Years Ago For Killing'
Jim Sutton At Mt.
Anse Phillips, 54, is in the Hay
wood county jail charged with the
murder of Jim Sutton, which is al
leged to have taken place on Chritd
mas eve in 1900.
The nian who is charged with' the
eur-uui murder came back to
Haywood last Week to ee bis brother
Aoah I'jhillips, near Sunburst, am
as recognized by an eye witness to
the murilerWill White, who now
lives in the i'igeon section. The mur
der look place on BiK Creek, near
Alt .Sterling. Sutton, the murdered
man, died al lhe home of Will White,
and .wis. lnte rendered the wound
nisi aui trea.ment, it was
Solicitor John M. IJueen, upon hear
ing oi ine man being m the county,
.-p. in several hours searching .the
nnisty re.oids of ,.. years ago, and
found a true bill had been returned in
lebruary, lllOt against l'hillins. A-
' "i (uuii men .liter all alias
was taken and in DtO.Vthe case was
niinki-d "iil purs with leavi
ooncitor. uueeli nad a ei.nias i.,ued
SatUJ-day and l i.itrii- was aireeted
nid i)l..(( d in jail,
.Hi. i'lilil-ips reiusev to ;alk, except
!' glVe- lli.s auc and. answni: mni ii.n-
oiKit His health and -ucb things. H(.
''U''" t u'il wneie he has been, -or
win re he went after k-avine- Mar.
iMi.ei county ;). years ago.
.-ioilctor Ijueeii told". '1 He .Mouiilaili-i-i
lliai (hi- iase Would be tried in
iic l' eiimiu-y tt rni ul i rim ina luoui t,
ii. I that ne ha.s already a number n
ey. WKiie.ise- to ..hi.. 111111111;' and sev-
ithcis whu lived in the section
it. the time of the killinii- that wood
be placed on the stand.
After I'hillips was arrested. Sher
iff J. ('. Welch -e,-ogni7.ed him as the
man who stopped in the sheriff's df-
- : m nl h an.l
in ie- work.
t'lo.-Mii gyuvuill be made into
ar ac ,. 'Mui'iii 1 1 1 1 ; ' i
In -, wllLb, n. i c,.veretl pa.-s-ag.
way lounecting the three buildings,
SpecificalioiK in- the "contract c:!i
to' the new liuil..l.:ng to lie omtileled
I ; in lif'tci n ii ef May;
Of County On Sat.
The teachers of the county will
meet here Saturday at ten o'clock
the central elenu'tilarv svbool, it was
announced yesterday by Jack Mosser,
S. K. Connatser, of Clyde, presi
dent nl the organization, will be in
charge, and the principal- speaker of
the meeting will be Dr. John K. ("al
tee, president of the -Asheville Nor
Ibis i a county-wide meeting, and
several important -matters will be discussed.
Two From Here To
Sa les Meetings
1' red and l'aul Martin representing
I-rigidaire household and commercial
refrigeration for Frigidaire Corpora
tion, have received an invitation from
A. F. Kichenlaub, district manager
with headquartrrK at Atlanta, to meet
with officials ot 1 rigidane at tin'
Shrine mosque on January 21 for a
preview of lil.ilj models and sales and
advert ising patvs.
I-rank H, 1'ierce, manager ol 1-rig-ida
ire's household division, will head
a party, of Dayton, ()., officials who
will come to Atlanta fur the confer
ence, Air. Kichenlaub said.
"I rigidairo has interesting sales
mil advertising plans in the making
tor its 1 U.i'i selling activities," he said.
and is . calling its field organization
ol nearly 20,000 men together in
strategically located cities for presen
tation of the models and plans. ' .
J. II. Howell, Jr.,
Honored At U.N.C.
(Special to the .Mountaineer.)
CIIAI'LL UlLL.-.Jani.-s IL Unwell
Jr., ol Waynesville, was installed here
this week as president of the Dilectio
Senate, one ot the University's two '
literary socnlies. Yimmr Ihni.ll u-h..
nee .several days be! ore to imiuire the 1! a University senior, succeeds .J L
way to I'igeon.
Besides Mr, and Mrs. Will White.
another eye : witness is Sam Sutton,
mother ol the xlain man. It was
earned that Sam gave chase to the
murderer of his brother, but after a
half mile race lost him in the woods.
It was learned that Phi II ins return
d lo the .Mt. .Sterlmi? section two
year,- ago, but did net stay but a short
i . . ,
oeverai monms "ago a letter was
received by officials here from Ken
tucky asking if the officials wanted a
certain man, and they replied they
oion t, it is now believed, that Phil
lips is the man who wrote the letter.
Mr, Queen said that among the
wr nesses was a girl who was then
14 years old, and was dancing in the
store which was near the scene of
the shooting, lie refused to" give her
The defendant has employed Wil
liam T. Hannah as his attorney, and
Mr. Hannah speaking for his client
said: "We have ho statement to make
other than to deny the guilt.
The defendant, through hig attor
ney, refused to talk to newspapermen
or anyone else, or allow his picture
to be taken.
Predictions are that this case will be
one of the most interesting ever to be
tried here. Several reasons were giv
en for this; first the "age" of the
case and the technical points of law
that, will in all probability be brought
Verner, of Asheville, and will sent
in this prominent campus position dur
ing the winter quarter.'
happened yesterday. ,
it 6o happens, that I am a spoond
cousin of Phillips and also to Sutton.
"When the case goes to trial I
think you will find that this is ex
actly what happened,"
Dr. C. N. Sisk Gives
Of Health Dept.
Dr. C. X. Sisk., district -health Of
ficer, gave to the Rotary Club last
Friday a brief report of the work
that his department is dome- in the
The report showed lust how mnv
capes of the various diseases had been
had in each townshm in. th conntv.
as well as deaths and berths. :
A condensed report of this will
probably appear in next week's issue.
The club also started an attend
ance contest, with Dr. S. P. Gay and
Dr. R. H. Stretcher, both
dents, as leaders. The contest will
last until the first Friday in April.
Mrs. S. A. Jones. M
Jones, and Mr. Hugh J. Sloan were
among those who motored to Ashe
ville on Monday for th mtmo ni
the First Baptist church.
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