News Events of
.. ,.np M4N PUT TO DEATH
o, , k and painless death came to
HJA 1 Kn.-rvno, Pit,.
edJnTCounty Seat of Hayvood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
WAYNESVILLE, .. C, THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 6. 1936
., Friday, in the lethal gas
itrber at Raleigh. He lost eon
1 ;,un,i, within 30 seconds after m-r,'inJ-
the gas. His heart ceased
I'fter seconds. He is the second
of the gas chamber.
0 CONVICTS BURNED
f.' hen one of 22 convicts lighted
a paper to warm by, a barrel
of gasoline caught fire and burn
Hi -0 to death instantly. They
wrc being transferred in a truck
i age to work near Scotteboro,
a. Guards pulled two to safety.
MOTHER AND SON DROWNED
The 'bodies of Mrs. Blaylock Jonn
, t!0, and her son, 28, drowned,
whvii water broke from Midway Lake
at Murphy, on Tuesday morning,
B-i-re found when the waters of the
Hiawassee River receded, yesterday.
40 l NIVKRSITY STUDENTS SUS-
climaxing an investigation of
an organized cheating racket at
the University of North Caroli
na. Chapel Hill, came last week
with the suspension of six more
students, bringing the total to
40. Jack Poole, head of UNC
students was one of those dismissed.
Plan To Put Bonus
Into Jteal Estate
Several Veterans Interviewed
Plan To Make Real Estate
Investments And Improvements
Texas Girl Mother at Age of 12
$1.00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE
If the average veteran does with
his bonus money what those inter
viewed by this paper said l.1e plan
to do with theirs, there will b a de
mand for real estate in Haywood coun
ty early next July when over $311,
loo is paid to Haywood veterans.
Scores of veterans the past week
have sent oft their applications, and
others are making out their now.
Anions- thosn in t tin-in, ...! .. -
- ...... .u ncu eie j(s
G. B. Jolly, Clyde, Voute 1 I
plan to buy more land with mine I
now have a small farm, but need
more, and this money will enable me
to buy just what 1 need."
. .. I. ..
Ht'EY LONG NAMED SEN
ATOR n.lo nf Mrs HllPV P l.nncr PX.
d a belief that as soon as she
her late nusband s place m the
i tjiof i.Vig iirill jirixrg tViQ cli'jrf.
nit h movement which he ad
d. !he will fill the unexpired
!' her husband.
1111 MOIORISIS LOSI I ICFNSF
Since November 1, a total of
1.141 North Carolina motorists
nave lost their driver license,
.which, penalizes them for one
year. 1 he majority of licenses
were lost because of drunken
.Arthur Hartsoll, Hazel wood "For
the time being.. I will keep mine. Lat
er I might invest it in something, but
mve no pians lor that yet.
V. R. MeGovern, forester in park
and resident of New York "I want
to buy a summer home near Way
nesville. I came here last summer to
begin my work in the park, and have
definitely decided I want to spend ns
much time each summer in this suc
tion as possible."
Jesse C James, Hazelwood "If
-an buy a home nr cnm i,i,,i tu
suits me I'll invest in that, otherwise,
I'll keep it on interest until 1 can find
just what I want."
3 H 01 r v srn I l CLRI UN
lite public still, awaits decision of
m Supreme Court on TVA. Rumor
;is ii (but two liberal usticcs of the
'art arc preparing the decision to be
I'OLI'I ICS WARMING Ul'
Much lat has been put in the
n.namal political pot during the
ms. week. First came Governor
Ai sniiih who threw the jnitial
ii w:tn- his address in Wash
:nir:.o.n. Then Senator Robinson's
')' Senator Borah s speech in
Ivvm, ii taken aR his announee-
- a presidential candidate,
''"ii Governor Landon feeking
ear i.f-the nation.
lEugeno. 'Snak-" lll.n' .
Waynesville "I is goin' to' put own-
cent of dis bonus in hum,, T u.
that worse than anything else."
A. F. Aibl'lP-ht. Ha7llwniu?"T r,.,n
10 rrpair my -home and also "do some
property repairs. What is left I plan
Moore Brothers ' To Face
Trial Today for Murder
Over 300 Different
Kinds Of Trees
Found In Park
Forester Points Out That Park
Is Most Complete Hotanical
Ijuborntorv In East
One of he . I ii '.- mniesi nioihers is Mrs. Daniel ConzalcM, 12,
"f l'orl An Inn-. Tex. h., K:(ve lririh io a se en -p"lind li.il.y l.uy.
Her liiishan.l is a 20-j',.)ir-cil.l .Mexican y,.i.
I'. C. Turpin. of Wavnesvillo "1
expect to keep my bonds or put them
inio Diiiming and loan stock."
Henry Tucker, colored. Waynesville
"'I iptend to pay my debts with my
Mrs. D. M. KiJlian
Buried On Friday
"Hon was passed in on-
la -t week calling for an inv.es
''"." ;,'e Townsend movement-
' Vi lal -groups of ft-audulent
""lOI ari. caid to ho mnL-lnir
f h w, n-king the so eaUed penswvn
... nrgetting: the hand that was
"Vina them. 2,000 WPA work
' Lots Angeles, Cal., last
' ,iay staged,, a brief strike,
.imed to be paid off on
nstcad ot Friday, so
H might buy their auto-
,. ... U EI IRES
i'k. 1 "mining, head of the U. S
rn,.. : since re-
Yl 'j ,7' 'turdu In a letter to
m t. ,. " ""iaiu; i am nap-
'Uu,tl1 nit your laborb in pro
it a, , ' init dg'nsr dibtae and
amancm health standards overy
ot".,!i'Ut: 'riuffht you deserved rec
Jnd honor not only in your
,,,''J''"-.v, but throughout the
j '-,(a()R RECEIPTS
. receipts from liquor
i . i 5 923,285 more than
,r i J 1 'iff up to ?4.)8,4y4,721
.; cn --'Uffh to finance a year's
Miction program for agri-
, E I RIEM) OF GREAT BRI-
tin 'a k ; '"'tr s now seeking to
), itnntnt fntmi hip with
4a mir r.., r ...
I vciinan irienasnip.
'"'))mus, cniet ot WfA
'ic.ltons to nil
n-oictts The warning has
through the state
--- xii lumjAiijp . win
-n nohev king Edward, of
. H -:n ,' ". , , , . . '
sam t0 oe in lavor
?' 4r'""'natIn of Wilhelm Gus.
: ;ti .ar.old leader of German
vVtrland, bv a Yugoslav
is'-'l 'WJ"tnt 'eterdav, . has
,T,- of international compli-
Funel-al services for Mw,. .llas'sie
Brown Kilhan, Ki, who died at her
home on Kiiliati street on WiMlncsilav
alleriioon, January the 2!ltli, at lill)
o'clock, after an iilnos of 10 mouths,
were held Friday afternoon at 2
o'clock at the Presbyterian church,
with the pastor. Dr. R. '. Walker, of
ficiating, assisted by Rev. O, C. J.an
drum, .pastor of the Ha.ehvbod 1'ies
tjyterian church. Interment was in
Green Hill cemetery.
The active palloearers were W. T
Shelton, L. M: Rivheson, C. L". Wa
Keiifeld, J)r. J. K. AlcOaeken, W'. A
ilyatt, and George F. Plott.
The honorarv Dallbearet-s inH
I 1 1 i(.o t II ( 1 ind li Dr J
1'. Abel, W. J.. Lampkin. Albert Abel.
U. I. Alexander, Dr. ,. I. Lancaster.
Louis Liack, H. R. IIarl k. Joe -VJor-mino,
. E. J. : Jiobeson, E. I'. .Martin,
George Coble, W. X. Lee, Dr. K: F .
.Smathers, Dr. Thomas. S: ringlii J.
R. Morgan, J. L. Stringfield, Ralph
Frcvost. V. G. . livers. J. R. I'.ovd. '
C. Moody, J, M: Long. L. J. Hvatt.
1. L. (ireen. F. W. Miller. R. N, liar
ber. W. W. Hlackwell. V. I. With..r
J. (;. Rose. II. J. Sloan. J. H. Wav.
Alfred (.reasman. W. (;. Allen, and
C. A. Black.
Mrs, Rilnan was born m avnes-
vule. Adi-iI o. lH;rj. She wn- the
daughter of Walter and ancv Shook
Brown. Un December the 2:i- H7.r) shv
was married to the bit.-- I). f Killinn
" . -
a Confederate 'veteran, who held the
commission of Rriiradier-crpunial in
command of the fourth brigade of
united Confederate veterans of
F rom her vountr womanhood Aire
klllian had taken an actiVf nnrt in
the social and religious life of the
community. She had served as pres
ident, of the oman s Anvilmrv of t.hp
Presbyterian church, and had receiv
ed every honor the group could be
stow upon her.
As a charter member and organize!
of the Woman's Club she had served
as its president and in many other
offices and at the time of her death
was the honorary president. As a
member of the Haywood Chapter of
the Lnited Daughters of the Confed-
pmpv ch had wni-k.vl fnr vpr.- m
the interest of the veterans, and had
held practically every office in tne or
ganization and was an honorary
member. She was well read and
kppnlv intprestpd at all. timps in the
nffntiv nf hp fnmTnilfllTU nnrl nn inn
was a recognized leader and one of
the most beloved woman of the town.
.Surviving are five children: James
.. and Leon M. Kuban. Miss Nancv
Killian; and ' Mrs. W. F. Swift, of
Wavnesville. and D. M. Rilhan, Jr.,
(Continued on back page.)
Leap Year Helping
Business In County
1 be young women of Haywood
county, seem to be just catching
on that this is lean vear. ;i.-
' cording to the reeord in the reg-istei-
el deels ollice. hi lait,
during tho last few days bu.sims
in ihe marriage license dopurt
ineJit has pic kci up considerable,
with six being granted in two
Hie hrsf (lav of 1-ehruarv
brought in four, and on Monday
.2 others. The total for the .war
now stands at 22.
In January the "sales " moved
mi an average ol .! a w, ek
Business Men Of -South
Says K. N. Barber
every wheie aie niori:
year t ban in sonie
lo R. . Harbor, who
1 from a trip through
1 his trip thajt
feci) stuir.s on
at tiny time in
opt iniistic this
has just retui in
-ev( ral of the
Mr. liarbei- noted
he fanners had nior
land and planted thai
r least live years. .
"What I hope to see take place is
hat the farmers, of this country adopt
he plan of balan ed favnijiig. When
they Nhi this country will prosper a
ii has never (lone before,", lie said.
In got ting back to Haywood county,
Mr. Harbor said, that the cold weather
was a distinct asset to farmers
and or. hard growers. . The snow puts
hit-ogen- in the . ground, while th
hard .freeze like these we have had
puts moisture in the soil in a
way that rains don't do.
As a run, better crops are in ovi
l(-ri( e after hard winters such as thi
i.-ie has lieon. Mr. liarlier sail
Over $20,000 Paid
In County Taxes
In his regular monthly statement to
the commissioners Monday. U . H. Mc
Crarken, tax collet tor and siipervi-
-or, showed that since January sixtli,
a total of $2,.i,,i;(i.4ll had . been col
lected by his ollice in county taxes'.
The Jarlaary coi'ect ions brought
the total from th(. 2!l(li nf last ').--Inlor
fo U;f.71S.(l:!. This repnents
payment as far back as 1H27, as' the
olliciuls are- pushing back fix pay
Last month, the collections for the
J liferent years we it as follows:
l'27 Yl "(i 1 s i U2'(
1 17 12 1 i 0 2l 7 1 i 1 T2 7r
M S il i ll) , s , l'Ml
l.Kfl.;s;. i!i:ia. ,2:i.(i!ti).i;i.
Veterans To Meet-
Tuesday At 7:30
F. R. Mctiovern. one of the diht
foresters now engaged in makinc a
"timber type map" of the jiark, stat-
oil tiero tins week that alreadycsome
oOO ditferent tyH's of trees and flow
ering shrulis had been found in tho
park, and tile work is not lieiulv com
Mr. iMcGovern noinled out th.it t hi
survey they were making was for
tin' government and not from a com
nicrcial (ituiidnoint . The iimii uhen
completed, will show in colors the
(linercni types ol trees and Where
they nr.. found in the park area, Tht
map is being drawn on a scale of one
inch to the mile.
"The nark seems to be a cross
roads of forest growth between thi
Mississippi and the costal . reirimiK.
while species found in the northern
woods are unite abundant in the
park, ' ho said.
"I'oi- those caring to study trees
mill sliiulis, tho park is the most com
pb'te laboratory in the oast," ho con
t i I ) ll d.
Mr. McGovern worked in forests on
the west and for a number of years
ill New York .state. The project wil'
take about two years to complete. Th
work ltegan last summer.
; df tlu
Hint urged t
wile! her niom
l.egion or mil,
ii lie present at
Hi t i in
ht at 7 :::') o
I' ire Slat ion.
lie main subject
1 the right, way
lock in I he hall, over
at ions. Adjutant .
'.iVe blanks ai;,'l wi
very one that has
lie the "HoUUs"
file ytiui' appli
1 Roy Davis, will
be glad t(i help
not filed' their
jllome Club Meetings
."a ies Announcea
,uiss -wary . Smith, homp demontra
t.on agent here, announced yesterday
t-ie following club meetings;-. Hni
Iebruary 7. Jonathan CJub with
Mrs. Grady Howell, at two o'clock- ;
rtbiuir 8 ( ceil Ciub it thi hod
at two o clock.
Iebruary 10, Clyde 4-H Club at
February :11,- Rock Hill 4-H' Club, at
school,' at two o'clock. j
rebruary 12, Tieavcrdam 4-H Club.
at 11 o cock, at school
February 2.1. F'ine.
Mis. Sam Fei-cusnn.
Feoruary lo, 4-H Countv Council
at two o clock at court house
Miss Ruth Current, state wirl' L.al.
er, will be here on the 14t.h and loth
Pastors Of County
Met Last Monday
The. Haywood Ministerial Associa
tio.n h"id thi-ir regi.iiar monthly niei.-t.
mg at Longs lhapei. Lake Junaluska
.Monday morning. The topic for dis
cussion was, -The pastor and his of
fi ial board." This Was led by the
Rev. Mr. 'Clark, of Canton.
I en members -were nresent: and
joined in the informal discussion
George li. Hammond, pastor ' of the
resbyterian church. Canton- i nres-
ident of tho association
f reek Home
at l;;j(, With
OFFICF.RS OF .MDRRO CASTLE
Federal Judge Murray .Hulbert,
said, as he imnosed sentences
last Tuesday on two ship'i of
ficer, of the Morro Castle disas
ter, People who fcuv passage on
a steamship are entitled to everv
protection, including that
competent officers and crew.
nam 1. Warms, snips mar-
must serve two years.
( arr Aobott. chief engineer.
year's imprisonment, - Henry
Caband. vice president,
L;ne. one vear term.
Heavy Rains Fall
During Week. Near
Record Is Broken
Following a two below zero reading
on last Friday, tin.. ,.r.mmi,oi
pcneni-ed one of the hardest rains in
1 he oflicia: records kept bv W- D
cmiUi show, J: hat 11. (W inches- of
rain fell during January, and for the
first five days of February .T20 inches
The official thermometer reading"
i'ii iiiu jiasi week are as loi'owf
'"-e Max. Min
" 2!) 21
ii 2.'! -2
1 20 2
2 : 14
41 ' , ;so
4 wi no
"' 07 20
Hubert Liner Is
Hubert Liner, ol (anion, ami well
known in this i oinniiinitv. is iiiiiirovini'
at the Haywood ( ountv Hospital af
ter undergoing a serious oiieration in
which a piece of metal was removed
, from the interlining of the brain
tissue. I ho metal being a piece of
it windshield post and the injury re-;
suited from being stunk bv a car
(in -North -Main stieel, early Wednes
day morning while Mr. i.iiii r was
en route to work.
The alleged driver of the car wais
Howard, Pickens,-'also .of Canton. Mr.
I'ickens Was released on a .fl,(ll)(l
bond,, pending lb,, outcome of Mr.
The ground was covered with show
al Hie time, and at C::i( in the
morning jt Was still daik.
( ounty Agent (Jets
'Phone In Office
; i. lie ia til ol o'liuniissmiiers'-orderco'
! hat. the' t- io.-ie 1. re.,lis ; a , 1, ,1 ii,
Uie (unity agent's ol!i. c dm nig theii
regular seVioM. here Mondav.
the ma jo rit y of the day wa . spent
in a I tending to generai rout ill" 'of
iiii-iiiess and hearing petitions.
io Hold Memorial
Service Vo: Alley
The IlaywoiHl t'our.ty liar Association-Will
hidd a ii;eiii I-..-,; .-('i vice in
honor d' the late Doyle D, Alloy , on
Friday at 2 o'i-hick in the .niirt li",,ns.
following the noon rei-css df court.
The order was made mi ".Vtmwhiv nml
Sam M. . Robinson. W. T. Crawford
a M d W . R, F r a 1 1 c i s w ( i :e" a p p i . i n t d a s a
:-onimitteP to draft resolutions to-be
arc.-in too to the bar association.
Aiue Phillips Likely Not To (Jo
On Trial Until First Of
CHORAL ( LUIJ WORKINC;
O.N MUSK' I OK EASTKR
ALL MINI M FETE. SFH THIS
The Carolina Aluminum Company
will ceitbrate the oOth anniversary of
the discovery of the lectrolvtic pro
cuss of 'reducing aluminum from Us
ore, Sunday afternoon. Feb. 2-'i, at
Hadin, N.. C. Fifty years ago the
world punp v of this metal was nrar.
tically nothing and was usrI for jew
eirv and for trinkets in honsphi-dd
Tho Waynesville Chora! Club start
ed to work on the music fir Fn-te
last Mondav niL-ht. All nfi-soi,,. '.ih-if
are interested in joining the club for
this jirogran- are cordially invited
to be present at the next rehearsal.
Monday night, February 10th. at 7:.'i0
o'clock in the .Sunday; school building
of . (he First Hantist church.
This, elub . a ' non-donominatinna
club and is made up of menilM'is of
ail choirs and those interested.
Plans of Solicitor John M. Queen
last night wore to cali the case in
which Clarence and Clifford Moore are
charged with the fatal stabbing of
Hulwrt Stanl, y on Drcembor 21st, the
first thing this morning.
If a compromise is not reached be.
tween tht rdafo and tho deiendants,
the case will likely take the greater
part of two days, it was loarne-l, oth
erwise it will lie disposed of by noon.
A special venire has been culled for
t he case.
If the Moore ease goes beyond to
morrow noon, thorv i,s likelihood of
he Ain-e Phillips case being called
.arly next week. . Soliif-or Quovn
staled that if tim,, poTmittid, the
'!T year-old nurrdor !( iiise might be
called this week, othcrwVo the first
The case in which Hubert Ruff was
harirod w ith killinir- Sum Kiiv.1..i.
Oitober with an autotnobil.' was 'dis
posed of Velnes(av moi-ninir. when
the defendant entered a plea of guilty
'i -invoiuntary manslaughter. Ho was
riven a susoonded sentenco f .1 in
li years, upon payment of cusli nml
payment ol .fiOO to widow of the 'de
ceased. The February term opened with
ludge Felix F,. Alley presiding. He
mil Judge' John M. Ouleshv liavini-
exchanged for the. first, week and
possibly t li,. second.
Moiuh.v moi-nintr the emu, l in.-,.
tor f'.UO was se Ccled and Judo,. Alley
in his charge went into del.-iih: of t li'..
at ies ul : he jury, lie said: "I'm glad
i be here for at least tins week- be
iiis,. I feel thai this ountv has tho
est cit i'oivdiili of anv i-ountv In
N'oi-th Carolina. I know it is bolh 'vour
lesiro and mine that the cilizeiisbip
improve, and by co-operation with
each other and our aiblo solicitor xyo
can do a real service to our oonnty."
The grand, turv is comoose,! .1 .
I. DlCIIS. foiTlliall. I. (; Unrnott
J. (,. korloy. F.d Hiiehiinaii. T 1
Messcr, J. R. Love, L. H. Liner A. II
Dotson. U. h. I ra.ier. ('.. H Kv.-hk
tiidver Rat hlioiii , W. II. Sollars J. I!
ition, Averv Peek.- F' W. Keener- 7
Massey, I'r.'.an Medl'ord. and ':in
Five defendants, had their' driyoT.s
insc taken from them for a li.'i !od
! 'le year, given-. a six. mimllis sus
peiide.l sentence and lim d $50 and
cuM. Then' were: S. L. Johnson, ')'.
T. Ci-.n, C. ,V. Polls, F.arl Warren,
and "Iced" Mease.
Among the-ether casi s disposed of
w'c re :
John Pauls, -.violation .of, iirohibi
i i'M- law,--f'ui'-d . ifoO-and coj-t.
Heiiiy l-'ai-mer, larceny of ( hi, kens,
-,: a. ! cost .
Hard, hi I'ressley, larceny, lined' $"
: lid cost; :
Howard V. Conrad, cariying con
.caled weapon, l months suspendoif
eiiti ikv Mtid iiayinenl of co-t.
I'obi-it Sitig;. I,r;, disttirliing pub- .
lie worship; 4 montlK 'oK;endo(.l sen-,
ti nee, and tine-i
Jarvi.-. Ilen;-"ii, found guilty of.
breaking: ati, oir.'eiing, appealed to
fo tile supreme court. Posted $50
appeal bond am,': $:!!)() apfiialMiico .
; Sam Ah n, disposing df inortitae.-d ':
property, given months 'suspended- :
seiuence and in?l--.i and.' eo.-ft.
I-w-o divorces were grantxil: :
Hess, Howell vs. Allien Howell, Jn
Anna Mae ( oon w Isimi r Co"k
;.. The jurors for flic second week are.
af.- f nlluws:
, II. Harg.r-ove.--pitroon: Hriiwri'
Messer,. a.vncsvil.'e.; Ham' Kniflit
Waynesville; Arthui-. H.irtsell, Way- .
nesville; Lester , i!-, Pigeon; John
.Smat.hers. a v ncs vi 1 lo : VV A Hrad
Icy, Waynesville. ,
-J. -. Sutton, ( atalooi bee: I'hurnian
f. Robinson. Leaverdam: Wav Rat
clifT, Clyde; R. V. Coffey, Poavordam ;
Sam Sutton, Iieaverdam; John Rkh,
Ivy Hni; R. ( mimbors: Pijr,.,),,. t
Xot ris. Kit Kiirlf - AV W f-i'.,-i, :
Waynosvibo; I .s. (ireen. Fines
(i((k I I II b P ivudim
Drs. Stretcher And
Gay Give Program
Two members nf thn T!ntnn, Plnn
last Friday disens-srd in detail tho
need of a modern hotel here, and en
tertainment for the summer vistors.
The subjects were discussed by Dr
S. P. Gav and Dr. Tf H Strotetmr
Both urged members to piyo the
matterij serious rontsuler-itmn nn,i n
back the Chamber of Commerce in
ihe Vt.ih program, which will bke'y
inciude both of these projects
Safety League To
Meet Next Thurs.
1 he third monthly mooting of the
Community .Vtety league will ibe
held on Thursday; February 13 at
wi- .viasontc lempto. at 7::',0 o clock
Ai,h . (,. L.vers acting a toastmas.
t(-i, according to an announcement by
Osc.u- Lriggti. ,
Mr. Lnggs stated that light and
water meters woti.td bo 0n display and
a general explanation given Also
"to of the wiUrvhtd ami th0 town
will 1,,. on display and full descrip
t.on of .water supply and svstem will
tie eivon. .
Tho tickets for tho supnor nioetinc
will be 3d- cents and can be had
fio;n members of tht. fire department
r Mr I nj-g-. th0 Hs. meeting
I i were present
1 1 .-
; i i