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4 BABIES BORN TO NEGRO
Down at Charleston, four chocolate
c olored bahies are enjoying life in an
rm ubator at a hospital. I he lour
isteri were born the other morning
;n a hut near the city. Their total
weight was about 12 pounds.
-LNOW FLAKES BORN 3 MILES
Professor Charles McGee Heck, of
suite College at Raleigh has an appa
ratus with which he measures the
altitude at which snow-flakes are born.
H- said during lasrt. week'e snow
,-!i.rm. that the flakes were born about
3 miles up. The air bubbles in
us are the determining factor, it
ROAST CROW ON MENU
In TulsaOklahoma, a leading hotel
: . oi ntly featured roast crow on the
n.enu. The prices ranged from :!5
cents .for. a whole bird, to 75 cents
for a crow dinner at a hotel.
ROOSEVELT'S COUSIN DIES
H. L. Roosevelt, a cousin of the
in sulent, and acting secretary of
navy, passed away last week, at his
!i..nie in Washington.
(i. Max Gardner, former governor,
and later Democratic national Cum
m.iiteeman of North Carolina, denied
..it his home in Shelby that he was
t inpluyed by the aircraft industry for
hn political influence, as was recently
TOSSES DOLLAR OVER
Regardless of what George Wash
'ngton may have done, Walter John
son, veteran baseball player, tossed
a silver dollar across the Kappahan
nucli river at Fredericks.hurg. Va,. last
Saturday during a celebration of the
tnt president's birthday, The toss
clear the ice-choked river by 30-feet.
MONEY FOR BLIND
This state Is to get $9,600 quarterly
for use in work among the blind of the
state, provided this sum is matched
! v local direct relief funds.
NEW DEAL IS OKLAHOMA
The Democratic New Deal became
trie dominant issue in the 1!)36 Okla
homa senatorial race,, between Gov
ernor R. w. Maria ml and the blind
veteran -senator Thomas- P. Gore. The
tovornor is a staunch backer of the
PERSHING GETS POST
General John ,1. Pershing was fleet
'd to the Academy of Moral and Pp
Uieal science- In' 'Paris this past week.
SON BORN TO COUNTESS
'(.'"lintoss. Von Haugwitz-Reventlow',
'lie former Barbara Hiitton, Wool
vi rth heiress, pave birth to a boy
.Monday in London. The boy weighed
1' vi-n and a half pounds.
The countess is reputed to have a
f-rtune of $40,000,000.
BREAKS AIR RECORD
, , .'Robert. : K. Bryant, of Rock Hill,
k" a world's record When he flew
ffoixi .his home-town to Miami, a dis
t.mi e of 670 miles In 9 hours and 3d
'iiintitT's, for a non-stop, non-fuelinp
MORE MONEY IN BANKS
National Bank deposits of $24,847.-"''-""
at the close of 1935 were the
' larpest in history, according to the
Tinted States Comptroller of the cur
rency. A comparison showed that on
'"tie 30,; 1933, the total In national
Ui ri ks" was $16,774,000,00 0--o ver eight
'union under present figures.
T!oth Democrats and Republicans
.Prepared for the National convention
Week. These steps were taken:
U) Alfred E. Smith, who Is commit
"a to "Take a walk" from the Demo
cratic convention, was chosen to head
2) The Republican State Commit -V
elected delegates at large to the
leveland convention: every place
v t" a member of the Old Guard.
BAPTIST LEADER DIES
r,r- Len G. Broughton, 72," Interna
tionally known Baptist minister, pass
' 1 ""'' at his home In Atlanta, Sat-ia-v
following several week's illness.
-v Jfcc .foJlfvwinR cash prices were be
r . paid Wednesday by the Farmers
thickens, heavy breed hens and
r frj-ers, pound ........ .... ..... ,14c
rnckens, light weight, pound .12c
Eegs, dozen .......... .... .7. . . . . . . 25c
es, No. 1( buehel ...... .75c
rn bushel .. ....70c
yatout6, pound .. .............. U
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance
VOL. XLVIII NO. y.
To Be Organized
Here Friday Nijrht
j ' 'ns Are For Sportsmen To
Assist In Re-Slocking
Streams, Fields And
Definite plans have been made to
organize a "Wild Life" club here Fri
day evening: at 7:30 o'clock at the
Chamber of Commerce office, it was
learned from W. L. Lampkin, leading
sportsman of this community, and one
of the sponsors of the organization.
Mr, Lampkin stated that the
pose ,of the club is tn work with the
department of conservation, the park
omciai ana me tanners of the sec
tion in preserving the -game and fish,
and in reality making this entire sec
tion a "hunter's and fisherman's para
dise." Since the abolishing of the Way
nesville Rod and Gun Club, and also
the Lake Logan Hunting Club, there
is not any organization here at this
time to carry on the work sponsored
by those two organizations.
Mr. Lampkin pointed out that ten
tative plans were to buy probably 50
pairs o-i quau to place in the county
for breeding, and to work with otfi-
cials in re-ttocking the fishing
An invitation is extended to all
sportsmen to attend the meeting Fri
day evening. Indications are that ap
proximately 50 will be present.
Paul Moody Buried
On Last Thursday
Paul Moody, 40, was buried last
Thursday at Dellwood, after services
were he!i it the Dellwood Haptist
church, with Rev. A. V. Joyner, of
Although a native of tnis county,
he had spent most of his life on the
west coast. He returned here about a
year ago because of ill health.
He is survived . by his widow and
two children, Patricia and Gordon, all
of Seattle, and two sisters, Mrs. R.
V. Conley, of Canton, and Mrs. J. M.
Moody of Nitro, Va.
Day Of Prayer To
Be Observed Here
Friday By Women
The World Day of Prayer, which
will be observed by the women's
church organizations of the world, on
rnday afternoon the 28th, will be
observed locally at. 4 o'clock in the
Presbyterian church, by the church
women of Waynesville. The service i
international and inter-denominational
The program that will be followed by
groups throughout the world has been
prepared by Senorita Laura H. Jos
suera, of Santiago, Chile.
Members of all the women's organ,
izations of the churches of the town
will take part on the program. The
subject of the afternoon will be "Peace
on earth Good will toward men."
Last year more than fifty countries
observed the day, with prayer and
pledges to the bearing of one another's
burdens. In 1920 both in Canada and
the United States, the church women
of all denominations united in the
"Day of .'Prayer for -Missions." The
idea hag continued to grow with in
As the services are held over the
world they they , will start with
the rising sun and continue over
the isles of the Pacific, where the day
begins until the close of the day again
on the Pacific in Hawaii-i-forty hours
of continued prayer. The observance
of the day js promoted by the various
committees of women's work of the
Foreign Missions conference, the
Council of Women for Home Missions,
national inter-denominational mission
ary organizations, and the National
Council of Federated Church Women.
REV. ALBERT NEW TO SPEND
THREE MONTHS IN CHARLES
TON, S. C.
The Rector of Grace church and
Mrs, New, will leave Waynesville
next Tuesday for Charleston, South
Carolina, where for three months Mr.
New will take charge of the historic
old church, Saint - Michael's, in the
city of Charleston.
The Rev. Mr. New remains Tector
of Waynesville, and will return home
for St. John Baptist Day, June 24th.
During his absence, Bishop Gribbin
will be in charge of the local ( church,
and will make all arrangements for
Charleston, with its lovely magno
lia gardens, is one of the "show places"
of the South, and St. Michael s beau
tiful church, opened for worship in
1761, fifteen years before the Revolu-
tion,"is one of the many interesting
sights of the old city.
The many friends of Mr. and Mrs,
New all join in wishing them a happy
vacation, and a safe return to Way
nesville in June.
Mrs. Frank Welch, who has been
resirliner in Asheville for the past eigh
teen months, is spending several weeks
;n town as the guest of her sister, Mrs.
JLula t elmet.
Better English Week, from the 23i!
to the 2Vth of February is being ob
served in all the classes of the Way
nesville Township Schools. Special
attention js being given to suggestions
for improving the command of fluent
and expressive spoken and written
English among the school children.
Each room hag on the board for this
week the following pledge which each
child has been requested to make: '"I
promke that I will not dishonor my
country's speech by leaving off the last
syllable of words; that 1 will say a
good American, 'yes,' and 'no,' in place
of an Indian grunt, 'unhu' and
unhunh; that I will do my best to
improve American speech by avoiding
loud and rough tones, by enunciating
distinctly and by peaking pleasantly
and sincerely; that I will try to make
my country s language beautiful.
Last Rites Held
For G. S. Morrow
Funeral services for O. S. Morrow,
75, who died at his home on Cove
Creek, Saturday morning, following a
two weeks illness were held at 2
' o'clock on Sunday at the Cove Creek
I aPtt church, with Uev, Forest Fer-.
guson, officiating, interment was
the ( ov,. t reek cemetery
Pallbearers were: Earl Messer, Rd
gar Morrow, Raymond Messer, Lut-h
Cabe, Harrison lialle ntine, and Paul
Mr. Morrow was born -on March the
31. 1801 and had spent his life in
Haywood county. For years he had
been a .successful farmer of the Cove
Surviving are his widow, Mrs.
Louise Downs Morrow, six (laughters,
Mrs. Norman Owen, of Canton, Mi.
Pless Hoyd, of Jonathan Creek, , Mrs. !
James Han-ell, .of Cove Creek, Mrs.
Nora Roberts, of Ix'icester, Mrs. Roy
Tripp, of Fast Iji Porte, and Mrs-.
Fannie Morrow Howell, of .Chicago,
and one .son, Charles Morrow, of New
Mrs, J. M. Evans,
77, Buried Friday
Funeral (services for Mrs. J. FJ,
Evans, 77, who died .at her home in
Canton Friday morning, . at 9:30
o'clock were held on Sunday morning
at 11 o'clock from Long's Chapel, Lake
Junaluska. Rev. W. H. Pless, pastor of
the Morning Star Method M Episco-jial
church, ofliciatei. Interment was in
in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Evans is survived by an
adopted. sen, G. L. Evans, of Enka, u
(i sister. Mrs. Hillv VVil si.n. nf .1.ll4
Henson Cove section, of the county,)
and three grandchildren, G, L. Evans,
Jr., and James Kvan-, both if Enka,
and Jack Evans, of the Phillipino.
Canton To Play
Here Friday Niht
Friday evening on the; local court
the Mountaineers will entertain the
Black Bears of Canton High in a
double-header. These basketljall teams
met in the industrial city earlier in
the season when the local lost the
hoy's game, but won from Coach Lou
Bcrsh's sixtet. This will probably be
the last game of the season played
at the high school gymnasium. Coach
Weatherby's teams will plav in the
Cullowhee tournament as well as the
Blue Rilge Conference tournament to
be held in Cantoti sometime in. March.
The MELTING POT
M. ft. STAMFV, attorney. Way
nesville !'In my opinion, Bruno
Ilauptmann, under the i:nl))-h
syxteni of criminal proee-iiir
would .have htfn pnt to death or
freed within six months after he
Absnlutely so. Ami the ;(Terene
in the enforcement of the law and
speedy punishment for crime in Eng
land and the United States accounts,
no doubt, for the difference in the
criminal statistics in the two coun
tries. If we remember correctly, about
eleven per cent of the people in the
United States are convicted of crime
as compared with about three per
cent in England.
W. 1I. JONES, farmer. Balsam
"Tom Green misled it a liule.
I think, in telling about how deep
the Miow' was bark In '88.
It micht not have been over three
and a half feet where he was, but
It . wh.s- four fec-t deep around
here." - ;
Now. why not let's just settle this
snow and cold weather question by
sayinp that the bicRest snow was in
December, 1 8 S 6 ; the coldest day In
December, 1917, and that the longest
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1936
H. G. West Given
Burial Here Last
Veteran Coal Dealer Passed
Away After Lingering Ill
ness. Moved Here In 1884
Funeral services were held on
Saturday morning from the Massie
Funeral Home, far Herbert Gerald
West, 78, whose death occurred at
11 o'clock on Thursday night, at his
home here, following a two weeks
illness. Dr. R. S. Truesdale, pastor of
the First Methodist church, assisted
Dr. R. P Walker. iuistor of the
pn,sb teri fnurch om,iatil(,.
termont was jn Gret,n lm cenwter.
Active paUboalvn, welv, Janl l.
strinK-fieUl, Dr. John H. Smathers,
Wallace Blackwell, Robert Gilinon. W
L. Hardin, Jr., of Waynesville, and
J. H. Kirkpatrick, of Cnton.
Mr. West was a native of Kin ton,
and was the son of the latP Captain
and 'Mi. S. B. West, of that place.
He rweeived his education in the Kin
ston schools, and at the Bryant Strat
um Business College, of Baltimore.
In 1878 he was married to Miss Nancy
Webb, of Kinston
In 1881 Mr and Mrs. West
came to Waynesville to reside, and
with the exception of thixv years
spent in Asheville, and Birmingham,
Ala., they have lived here.
For more than iwenty years Mr.
West was connected with the Tannery,
at Hazelwood. About fourteen years
ago he established n coal business; in
which he has been engaged ever since.
Mr. West was a man of sterling
character, and had made many friends
during the years he bad resided in this
Surviving are his widow, one daugh
ter, Miss Joan West, two sons, H. C
West, Jr., of Marietta, (Ja., .and John
West, of Waynesville; three grand
children, Mrs. Julian Wilson, of Lake
City, Fla., Martha Love West, of Ma
rietta, (in., and John West, Jr., of
Waynesville; live sisters, Mrs Vivian
Henshaw, Mrs. George-Christian, 'Mrs.
Frances Reinhardt, ,Mrs. S. L. Liiid
sley, and Mi.ss I mi West, of Richmond,
Va., three brothers, Clyde, of Long
Island, N. Y., and "Herman H. and
Fuge.nt. West, of Richmond, Va.,
Honored At C. U.
Frederick H. Marley, of the class
of '.'17, of Columbia' University, has
just been awardcl "Two King's
Crown," the highest recognition 1U--corded
by the university for non-athletic
activities outside the class room.
re I . .
i ne coveted award wa:; given voun.ir
Warley for- his participation in the
university s orchestra and also for bus
work in the band, it was announced.
The King's Crowns? are of silver.
Mr. Marley is the son ''of Mrs, F.
II, Marley, of Oak Park, who has been
making her honi,. here' for the past
two years. Last summer Mr. Marley
visited his mother here, after -spending
mot-t of the vacation season on a
cruise, which carried the Oihimbia
University. -'orchestra,-. 'as one of the
hightliglits of entertainment'. for the
(ilVES SCHOOL PICTURE
OF CEORGE WASHINGTON
Little Miss Margar't Atkinson,
daugiiler of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. At
kinson, presented the 'entra) Ele
mentary school with a life-sized,
framed picture of George Washington
The picture has been .placed in the
Margaret is in the third grade.
cold spell with the most cold weather
has been this winter..
X. DAVIS, insurance and
r-al s1ate. AVayneville "Gent-rally
sNnklng, It seem ui me
that our 'courts and officers of the
law move awfnlly kIow In the
matter of law enforcement.-'
Ripht you are, Mr. Davis, but our
last Superior Court judk'e Judge
Alley furnished an exception to the
rule. Whereas, a docket that nearly
always took two weeks, was com
pleted this last term in 8 days, with
no more continuances than usual.
M. T. McCltACKEX, merchant,
Waynesville "I think the Ameri
can people are trying to live at
a too rapid pane. Just look
we've never had anything like
so many deaths from heart failure-
I think onr fa.st living is the
cause of most of it."
We don't : know what the doctors
think about it, Mr. McCracken, but
the Meltintf Pot editor's opinion is
that you've hit the nail on the head.
When we add to the many "heart
failures" those Who art killed every
year by KoinK at too rapid a pace in
automobiles, we have an appaling list,
indeed. '. ; '
of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
PASSED AWAY WEDNESDAY
M V.. THANTII AM
If Mr. Tiantliani had llveil another
numlli. he and Mis. Tranlliain W4iuld
have celebrated their tilitli weiidirif;
M. E. Trantham, DO,
Passed Away Last
; Wednesday N iff hi
Last rites Were heJd Friday after
nM)ii it two o'clock for M. K, Tiant
ham, SKI, who pasewd away at his home
near Clyde late Wednesday night, fol
lowing n short illness.
The services. were held at 'the Clyde
Methodist church, und interment was
made at the Clyde cemetery. The
services were 'conducted by . Rev. .Mr.
U'iftwich, Rev. 1'. C. Hicks, and Rev.
J. 11. Carper.
l'alllM'arer.s were grandsons of the
deceased: Kermit Fiiuher, .les-e
Hiown, Thunnian Baldwin, Mjlton
Fincher, I can Iialdw in, and YoriKHi
Mr. Traiit ham was norn near Fair
view, in HuiK'oiivbe county. He served
in tht. Confederate army, "and also
with the army in the west. He caiin
to Haywotid county and started farm
ing. Mr. and Mrs. Trantham had been
married about (it! years at the time of
He js survived by his widow anil
nine: children: Mrs. J. M. Iialdwin
of Asheville; Mrs. John Hiown, of
Mocksville; Mrs. T. ,1. Fincher, Lake
Junaluska; J.' H. Tranlhafit, Chicago;
John Trantham, Clydo; .1. C. Tra.nt
hiim, of (ireenslmro; Charlie Trant
ham, of lirevard; Ice Trantham,
Clyde, and William Trantliiim, Maggie.
Three From County
Named Directors Of
IJ. T. Iloyd and Ib niy Fran, is, of
llaywoixl county, were re-eleiled to
the boa rd -Of liri'i-kirs by slock hob lei's
oj the I'ariners I'eileration at. their
gem-rai meeting last week at Ashe
ville. .11. A. Osborne, another repie
scnlativo on the board from Haywood
county, .carries over for" another year.
Hans- for a patronage dividend to
be paid in capital stock, in proportion
to the cash retail trade of 'aeh farm
er during the remainder of 'X'S, wen
authorized by .stockholiiers of t h i
farmers federation, Inc. meeting
yesterday ,. morning at the Buncombe
county court nouse. ine plan goes
into efTect I.March 2.
Under'a by-law amend inetrf ap
proved bv the stockholders at the
meeting, the management of the farm
co-ope rati v organization is directed to
issue coupons or patrtmiige certificates
to farmer makinir vash . retail nur-
chiises at the wandiouses, or turning
in farm produce to rx.' marketel. At
the end of 19iiti, the board of directors
is authorized to declare a patronage
dividend to the holders of certificates,
in the form of credit towaixi capital
Ftock, provKled the dividends can be
paid out of earnings for the year.
the annual reports showed a
stronger financial position for the
Farmers Federation, with a gain of
$91,000.00 in sales for 1935 as. com
pared to the previous year. An in
crease of handling of Western North
Carolina , products was reported in
the marketing department.
To Meet Monday
The Haywood County Ministerial
association will meet in Tegular ses
sion at the Lake Junaluska Methodist
church on Monday, March 2, at ten
o'clock, according to an announce
ment made this week by Rev. T. G.
Highfill, secretary of the organization.
Pastors of all lenominations are
invited to attend. '
MISS FINCHER IN CAST
OF PLAY AT COLLEGE
Miss Frances Fincher, of Clyde, a
student at the Woman's College of the
University of North Carolina, at
Greensboro, was one of the cast of the
play, "Lady Luck," presented at the
college last week.
This was one of four one-act plays
given at the college on Saturday evening-
$1.00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE
C. Of C. Directors
For 1936 Elected.
Have Cash Balance
President Will He Named Soon
From Croup Of Directors
Elected. (Jood Work
Approximately 50 person attended
the annual election of officers of the
Chamber of Commerce hist Thursday
night at the court house. WTide the
attendance was not up to expectations,
those present were most enthusiastic.
Tht nominating committee present
ed a ballot of 15 names, from which
ten were elected a,, direction for the
coming year. Those elected were: L.
M. Richeson, K. .1. Hyatt, L. N. Davis,
R. L. Withers, T. C. M4us.sie, Charles
R. Kay. Ralph I'revost, W. Curtis
Russ, C. N. Allen, and W. L Haniin,
Prom this miun. the president, will
Ik- named. The elect ton of president
will take place within the next week.
Rcports of the past year'N work
were given by the president, Charles
R. Ray, R. L. Withers, M-owetary, Mrs.
T. L. Gwyn. chairwoman of the public
ity committee, and Hugh Massie,
Mach report went into detail of what
had been ac, ompli.-dtcd, and several
also made suggestions for V.YM.
Alvout ten one-minute talks were
made fnim the floor. Some giving
iu'W ideas, others passing on what had
'been done, and others terming "the
work of l!t:t,r) ih(. most progressive in
Keen interest was shown in the
treasurer's report, which gave a cash
balance of $127.0(1, with all bills paid
to March first.
The report was as follows:
COM KI1U I IONS
Haiiiiiet . .........
.Merchant ile group
Indus! rial erouo .
Hotels and hoardiii)
Individuals . i . . . .
Professional men .
!ati(uet . ... . . .
Advertising committee .
Parcel post . .
Telephotie and telegraph
Salary R, L. Withers,
Salary .1. Dale Stent',
Supplies . ..
Travel e.VM'nse-s . . ......
. .$ 75. II T.
.. 5-1. 12
Total . . . .$l,5s:i.50
Cash in bank . ........ . .$ 127-00
An e.xplanulioh of the item listed
aliove as "supplies, ' iticlmles a new
typewriter, which cost approximately
Funeral For Dean
Medford. 10, Will
Be Held Today
"Mean' Rldridgt. Medford, 1!), soil
Air. ami Mrs..W. t:lark Melfor)
on lu('s,;,y evi-ning at 7 o'clock
the home of his parent.s on'
street. Runeral services will be
ducted from the 'First' Methodi
church at 2 oVlock tins afternoon
with th. Rev. K. S. 1 rmrdale, pastor,
oinciaiiiig. interment will
Green Hill cemetery.
Active palTlH'aiors will lw Lawsoh
.S'ummerrow, J. T. Russell. .Jr.
Liner, Fagg Sawver, JtoWrt
( lure, and Hob lilabx k
-.Honorary pallbearers will be
(Us Rose, Rilly Medford, David
ers, Frank Massie, Winified Hugh
.ioe .viooney, urn wilt, Kniest
Withers, Jr., David 'Matthews,
McG. e, Marshall ; Davis, Frank
wards, . Douglas Moore. anf Joe
The Senior Class of the Wavnes
vill,. Townshin High School, of which
young Medford woubl have been a
member had he been able to attend
school the past year, will attend the
funeral in a body.
Dean had been ill for several years,
and had been confined' to Us N the
greater part of the past eleven
months. His patience ami fortitude
through all his fufferrng had won the
admiration af both family and friends
and the courage wnth which he faced
the. future an inspiration to all who
Surviving are hi parents-, four sis
ters, Mildred, Helen, Mary, and Anna
Medford, and one brother, Wilson
MR. CIIA.?. E. RAY (JOES TO ST
LOUIS ON KUSINESS
Mr. Charles R. Ray is spending this
week in St Louis, where he is pur
chasing spring merchandise for the
firm of G E. Ray's Sons
Date Max. Min.
Thurs. 20 40 16
Friday 21 41 25
Satur. 22 38 23
Sunday 23 40 2;!
Monday 24 55- 30
Tuesday 25 62 45
Wednes. 26 70 42