The Waynesville Mountaineer
News Events of
Dies Of Heat Prostration
While sail, California is proudly
MoadVasting the (act that a man in
state died of heat prostration
runiay. Thousands crowded the
b, u-hrs. The man was a'WI'A work
,i and ti3-years of age.
Weather Records In N. C.
Suite this winter lias sent weather
,.!,..-,. .-vers digging in for old records
rotnparison with the present
, .,;,.,js it has been, found that the
-.jl-'uHjr hiKh for North Carolina is lie
,i,.i,.,.s: while a low of -1 degrees he
has also been recorded.
Tin- value of North Carolina's farm
,,,, last - year, $24.34S,0O, placed
state til'th in rank, says I. o.
S. 1 1 : l ii I . . Texas was first with $37 5,
tmt. Hut North Carolina's crops
, , -, worth $41 to the acre, w hile :n
T, v, the value per acre was only J 1
Columbia "niversity announced last
y,..k it has granted another leave
, .., .,,e to l'rof. llexford (tuy Tug
u.ll. of the Department of Keonomics.
Ii is his third successive leave and It
jriis him from class room duties un
til June 30, lit 3 7-. The leaves have
hr.n necessary to permit him to de
vote his full time to working for
sid nt .Roosevelt, first as A
tii-.t Secretary and then
S . i clary of Agriculture.
To Photograph Eclipse
The world's heaviest camera. woig.li
"HO pounds, is nearly ready in
Itochestor. N, V., for the use of Ameri
can' scientists who will use it in Si
Keria next summer to solve one of
ilic major mysteries of science 4 he
fi'.tal eclipse of the sun.
Chicago Changes. Time
-.I'itincns of Chicago have .bid fare-.
Am II to Central Standard time, and
have adopted Knstern Standard lime.
They feel that the difference will save
mi hour of daylight time.
K' -ports just released in 'Wasliing
tvti. show that employment in the
t hi t il States during 1 1) 35 made a gain
of l'.ii per cent over 11134, lViyrolls
rose 11. (J per cent.
Less Insurance borrowings
latv insurance companies have
foil nd that there was a 13 .'per c.-tit
'iiop in borrowing in policies during
Billions Paid In Gas Taxes
It litis been e.varttly 17 years since
tie- iirst gasidine tax wiis imposed on
tlo- mn.tiirlKts of this country. To date
'liis ens tax has amounted to $5.31 S;-
Railroads Show Increase
The first 33 railroads reporting on
' nitiary business of this year, sliow
tn increase over January of last year
a 4 per cent gain.
Suggests Ford For President
I lean Gleason L. Archer, of Suffolk
1-W School, in BostcnV suggested to
state Democratic, comniiitee th it
lb-ni-y Ford be drafted presidential
Held Under $10,000 Bond
Harold Fredrieksdn, a younf Char
' - truck driver, is under. a $10,000
bond charged with drunken and reck
less driving while driving a large truck
which crashed info a school bus and
killed lt. i4.yar-ol'd. passenger of the
bus, . - ..
Democratic Executives To Meet
The state democratic executive com
mittee' -will meet in Raleigh Friday.
Ti'" time for the biennial sta te con -:
"ntion .will he fixed.
Corn Acreage Reduced
The census bureau at Washington
r' ports that the corn acreage In the
i mted States has been cut 10,000,000
'f f-s since 1929.
. Senator Flays WPA
.Senator Rush D. Holt, democrat of
st Virginia, openlngly said: "The
orks Progress Administration in the
state of West Virginia Is a political
"".chine and a factional political ma
"me, and that can't be denied.".
inlhe .follwing cash prices were be
i"? paid Wednesday by the Farmers
Vnickens, heavy breed hens and
rv?ers' Pund .'... .14c
Fs- lilM weight, pound .12c
Ys, dozen . ....... ....... 16c
jnsh potatoes, No. 1, bushel ... . . . .75c
fn, bushel ...70c
TMt bushel . 90c
Walnuts, pound .. .............. U
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County
VOL. XLV1I1 NO. 10
For February In
Excess Of $1(1000
Tax collection,; for the county dur- j
ing the month oi February amounted
to $lt,0 18.49. according to the state- j
men: presented to the board of com
missioners in session here Mcmluv,
by tax collector and tax supervisor,
W, H. MoCracken.
The tax collections covei-ed a period
of nine years, and the detailed report
was as follows:
1127. $8; l;C8, $17.00; 1 !., $4.ri.T:;
i;i;!0. $iufi.05; i:i;n. '!; i;i:-j,
For 1 i);!,'!, a lota! of was
collected, atul li34 taxes $5ii;!.t';l was
The heaviest collections were for -1H35
taxes. with a total of $12,.V".i1.'.
J. R. Boyd Buys Two
Tracts Of Business
Property From Welch
This Week. J. R. Boyd, pur
chased from Sam Welch, two jot's
in the business district here.
One lot, .being fifty feet, on
Main street, and running back
125 feet, adjoining the r'lrst Na
tional Hank building. The second
tract is on Iepot street, inline
diately back of the bank building,
and run.! the width of the. bank..
i'ne lot on nepot street lias a
foot frontage on the street. ;
Mr, Boyd stated that
bought the property for an
vestment, and had no i ruined
plans for building.
The Main street tra.-t imluil
the Taxi Stand.
W. ... L. Lampkin Is
Of Wild Life Club
The Haywood Wild Life Associa
tion was organized last h ndav night,
when 2!J interested sportsmen me-t and
elected officers, with W. L. Lampkin,
president, W. A. Hradlcv, vice presi
dent, G. C. Plirtt. treasurer and (mv
Interest in the mi-eting, and pur
pose of the organization Created .much
Already 21 members have paid in
their dues, which are fifty "cents - a
month, and several have signified their
intension of joining, even some from
Canton have approached the officials
The organization. 'is not, 'a hunting
and fishing club, it was stressed, but
an organization to work and co oper
ate with the state department of .111
servation anil development and. the
fa miens of this section in caring for
and protecting game, birds and fish,
Mr. Lampkin stated yesterday that
plans were to have Mr. (.halk, of the
department of conservation and de
velopment here for the next meeting.
The meetings will be held' monthly.
A committee composed of Roy
Francis, White Mease, and Pr, N. M.
Miilford was appointed-, to", draft by
laws for the .'.organization..
Last Rites Held
For W. V. Robinson
. Funeral services for W. A . Robin?. 1
son, of Clyde, who died Wednesday at
his home were held Friday at the
Methodist Episcopal church, South, of 1
which he was a memlx r. I
.: 'Mr. Robinson' is survived bv his
four da Heritors. Mrs. ( . L. 1
Eplcy, of Ashev.ille, Mrs r W rift,
of Canton, Mrs. .' Hrvant Jloltzclaw, of
Canton. Mrs, C. T. Stevenson, of ( an
ton, and five sons, C harles L. and
Jerry, of Asheville, Chester, of ( hari
eston, S.. C, Roulev, of Akron, O , and
Gurley, of Clyde.
Mr. Robinson was born in Haywood
county on July 20, 18bl. He served
for several years as a member of the
school committee of C;vde high school.
He served the town of Clyoe in the
capacity of water supervisor and tax
collector until illness forced, him to
M a d e At Laundry
. ' Finishing touches are being, added
this week to the general enlargement
of the office of the Waynesville Laun-Ii-t-
The new addition will Erive over
six feot more space for the length of (
the office. . ,
J. W. Killian, manager, explained
that the new addition would enable
more space for the office force and
more space for filing cabinets.
RAIFFS OUTLET STORE
GOING OUT OF BUSINESS
George Raiff, owner of. Raiff's Out
let Store renorted good business for
the "Going Out Of Business Sale"
which has been m progress at his
store for a week. ,
The large advertisement four full
pages-4n last week's paper said "the
entire sWk would be sold to the
World's Smallest Babv Cains
. . : f ' a- - - -
. fx x-
Niiix' ( liiirch niul ltnliv out
'When Nancy l.ee- ogi.-tlie v I'KI's . smaMesi h;i,l ;il hti :li. ult.Kii. .1
sutlicii nt si:c s,, hc eoiilil le weigheit. Xiii I aioilh- i 'Vim i ll lifted
her li eni h'er no -ul'.u.M- .it an. ( in U l.t ii il . t';ii:. Iiusihi.iI iiii.I I'nuiut l.lic
intani tjin.-l Mo M-.ilt- ,il. Inn pounds am! live ,'unees, e.oicailei a ll
aln,. J i t 1 - tiliL-inal WC.lbl u!" la elli'eis.
Safety League To
Meet Friday 13th
Solicitor John M.'Quwn Will
Principal Speaker of 5-Ieetmii 1
At Masonic Temple
The .Community Safety League is
not t he least bit stiperst it.iotis, as th'V
are having their fourth meeting of j
the organization on the night of ;tlu' j
l.'lth, at. the Masonic Temple; at 7:.'10.
o ciock, at'corning to an announccmetit
niaile by Oscar L. Urigg.s, general
The principal speaker of tlie even
ing will In1 John M. Queen. He will
speak oil "Iiiw Aliiding Citizens."
I'-ank Davis will -be- toast mntder.
Another topic that will lie discuss
ed will be: " Parking on Main St root ."
The members of the police force will
be there to lead in the discussion.
Dr. Chapman Is
-Manager Of Store
Dr. : H. O. Chapniiin, of (Jastonia,
tiHik over the managenK'iit .of Smith's
Cut Rite Drug Store here last-Thursday,
morning, succeeding Dr. F. O.
Ciarren, who came here, when the st ore
was opened several .years ago.
Dr. ( hapman ha,-- .Ih-cii connected
with a Smith Drug Store in Gaston ia
for the past year.
Eagle Stores Are
1 Sold To Corporation
.The. local Eagle , 5-10 and 2."ic Kioi-e
figured in the sale of the entire chain
this week, when a newlv formed cor
poration, -with headquarters in Char
lotte took over the ten stores.
The former headquarters were at
Morgant.on. No changes in the per
sonnel of the Waynesville store will be
mad'-, it was learned.
7Ae MELTING POT
Wlial do von Hunk of .Imlye
Alley x Whipping 1'osl fur (uve
nlle offenders .' Tins Has tlie
liiesiiiirl asked the ni n iiioted
Im'Iow 1 liis wiH'k,
.1. ft. HOYI). Hiinkei "I think
he Is i'XH-lly forifct in liis views.
As it is there is no iinlshiiieii(
that the SiiM'i'ior ( ourt ( lerk can
give that has nnv effei-t. nnd !
sides liiaiiv of the juvenile defeii
da (its mv over IB yenrs old.
'f don I think we ran improve
tlx- Hllile injunction. 'Spare
rod and spoil the '1nld.' "
IAS. K IIKVDKHSON, Dairy
man and ( 'on nl. r oiiimissloiier
"As to Jtidre Alley's Idea, my own
i-viM-rierifv has Ixvn this:
."Mv father used to punish me
liT whipping fMiasioimlly ; hut I
know that it nevi'r did do me any
food only instilled Tear in me
not chnraetor.' And tlii.s I think
is (reiM-rnllv true lis regards this
iiicIIkhI of pmiLsImient. What we
want lo do is to develop I'hariU'ter
in the youth of our land."
t'HIKF A. G. KISSKI.L, Can
ton "I favor Judge Plows's plan,
that of providing a place for
At The Eastern Entrance
WAYNESVILLE.' X. C TMl'KSDAY. MARCH 5. 19.16
Received In Feb.
. (hie bundreil and twenty two
subscriptions during the month of .
February That s the record just
established by The 'Mount annicer,
in view : of t he fac't that it was
a 'Vlturt month" and had plenty
0 Imd veait her.
That i,s an average.'' of more than
four a dav.
The publislH'is are proud o"
record, because it is con :m :ng
proof that, the citizens of tliH
c.iim.inunity ARK reading this pa.
per, or they would not pay for l
.-.and when they read -the' :i ,:.
per, M r. Advertiser, thai means,
they also read your -message, .
Hearing On Lake
The scheduled hearing on a .court
order which was -signed here by Judge
Alley last, .month, whjeh temporarily
restrained confirmation of ilhe fore
closure frale of the'.', Southern Metho
disl Assemblv at Lake .Immluska. was
The post iioiiemetit w.'ls madi' fo rt he
week by Judge John M. Oglesliy.'"-
The post pon men:. Was niade for the
coriveniennce, of lawyers appearing on
Income TaxMan To
Re Here On Fridav
Due to illness, the (leputy collector
scheduled to be . here last "Fridav to
assist individuals in making but their
income reports; was unable to Ik1 here,
An announcement from the Greens J
biiro office this week said that they
will have a man hereon Friday, March
iitli, to assist those who must, file in
come' tax report'--. T here is no chargi
for. the services- rendered.
.loiiils; offenders where they eim
he worked, schooled and properly
disciplined, similar to the Stone
wall Jackson Sehoot Haywood
utility could .provide- sni'ii a de.
K-iil inn ctiinp at the (oiinly farm
where hoys could !' M'Kirat'd at
once from the hardened criminals
in our coiinij jail."
ijhsf-ll Siiol thut he once
liroupht fifteen. Iioys to AVaynes
ville in one week: oniv to learn'.
I.it.-r that the majority of th'-m
had made up to do something
in n-(ler to et a ride to Wavnes
vill". kndwintr the the Clerk could
not do -anything with thern.
,So far We Ve had one opinion
.'iHrei-inc with ..Judge; Alley and
Two other opinions, late In
reaching us. will be run in The
Melting I'ot next week..
e are pleased with the favor
able .reception that has So far
been Riven this new feature of
I fie .Mountaineer. Kelow is what
Mr. Ilarrv M. Hall volunteered:
"I had thought the Mountain-.i-r
was nhodt. tops as a nii'Ur
IxtlM-r, but now you (old 'The
Mel ling I'ot,' which makes it still
of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Pilot Paid For
! "Ground Show" At
i Fair 25-Years Ago
i Horace SeiiU'lle. who back in 1911
i was an othcial of the Haywood ( ountv
hair Association, has given another
insight in the storv which this paper
carried si'Veva, wicks ago. in which
i Hugh Gratz. ol Louisville, was quot
ied when lve explained that the failure
! to 11 v his plane at the lair -Jo-vears-I
ago was duo to lack of high test ga-
'.The plane rose several feet off the
ground, but never Hew.
i Mr Sentcllo goes farther, ano tells
how the directors of the fair met Mr.
jGiatz at the bank the same day to
! make settlement. .Some ol the dircc
: tors, if not nil. favored withholding
; evcrv cent, as the plane bad not flown.
The pilot of the plane, however,
' quickly pointed out that the contract
calico lor either living or a '-ground
; show"- and he had given a ground.
I show. Although ailvei t isenients had
! stated that, the plane would tly.
I Mr. Grat. was pan) in lull, and ac-
i cording to the contract,
i : .
Four People Named
Frank Smith Once
Lived On Same Rt.
Net until this week did we know
flutii ir min' n,illli i,iilllt,l
"' ' ' " ' ' ' .-"'. I " ' I
Frank Smith in this section of the
county. It was while talking to
one (if t lie in Frank .F. Smith
that we learned that at one time
there were four people by the
same name Udweeii WaynesViUe
and I lie II wood a distarue of live
Several yeai's ago two moved
from the route, and now 1wo
.Frank Smiths are si ill untagling
: tbeir mail, etc. - '
John T. Jones
1" unci al services were conducted on
Tuesday afternoon at Longs Impel.
Lake Jiinaluska, fur John T, Jones,
(Hi, -of .Join's Farm, whd died suddenly
nl hU hum,, at t welve o clock oti Sun
' l:iv night. Rev. J, II. Carier. pastor,
"Micinteil. Inleiiuenl was ill I -lie I'b'as,
1 am. Hill ceinei'y,.iil Clyde.
Air. .limes was born .on Fob. 2i,IK70.
; For years he had liefn a successful
j I'ai nier, and with his wife had run th,,
i .hmi1.-. -Farm, a popular tuutisl place.
Surviving are Ins umw. Mis, Ro-
In' rt a Francis Joiw cs, three daugblei s,
M i s. T. ( '. Not ns. or ( Ivdo. Mss
! Lu v Junes, "and. Miss Fdna Jones;
ms, (ie(ir:re II., of ('anion;
of ("yitc. and' Robert F.. "f
uiui'ii'ka ; ! eleven gririideh il-
di en ; I wo sit tei ;
d'erw'oo i. i'C 'a-vi
Mi I M
Guild v. . '' I ii
brot in ', VV -; H.
, and one
Glenn A. I'...' :. i litiv-vrm oi i 'ie Re
publican execut ive (,(i;"Mi ' ; i i t' .this
count y, . aiiilounciMl . t.luii ii" !i -i; di'
i'ected the pi ccilict c-.a . 'ii i- i i a I
their voters .together .for 1 1 i ; 1 ( (in
vent ions on .Saturday, .March 7, for
the piifpose of organi.ing :inl i-lec.!.-ing.
delegates to the count-, vv.' !e . ,i;--vention
which will be hf-'d '" ""
nesvi.lle; tjt the court house,, on Siit
urday M, at t wo o clock.
At the .county convent'!' 'i, I'l-'e.ites
wiil be na.med to th' (..vat, i -.nvention
which will convene in tireeiisboro on
Funeral Services For
Mrs Mann, 77, Held
runeral -M-rvives for Mrs. Susan
Mann, 77, wife of William Mann, of
near Clyde, were held I-ndav after
noon at 2 o'clock at the Clyde- Baptist
Mrs. Mann died Thursday morning
at 0:45 o'clock at her horn'.
Mrs. Mann is survived by her hus
band; one daughter, Mrs. J. G. Koh
inson; three sons, I'rentei-s and
(harlev, of Clyde, and Ilevvev Mann,
of Detroit, Miih., and six grandchil
dren. W. P. Shook Buried
At Bryson Gity
Funeral servK-es were held on last
Sunday at Arlington Baptist church,
at Bryson Citv, for W. P. Shook, who
died on Iriday at 3 o'clock p. m., at
the Haywood County Hospital, with
the pastor, Rev. Barker, ofliciatine.
Interment was in the Arlington cem
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Alice
Wloodv Shook, of - Brvson- C ity, and
four children, K. J. Shook and C. K.
Shook, both of Bryson City, and Mrs.
Rurdell Marr and C. L. Shook, of
W'aynesville; twentv-five grand chil
dren; two sisters, Mrs. K. P. Buch
anan, of Okanogan, W ash., and Mrs.
Hester Bowent of Hazelwood.
Mr. W. A. Coble was the puest of
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Cob.e,
over the week-end.
$1.00 PER YEAR IN ADVANCE
Last Rites Held For
Capt. W. J. Hannali
Well Known Attorney Here
Pa.sssed Awjiv Siindav After
noon After l.injrerinjr
Last rues were conducted on Tuo.--ibiy
atternoon at L'.-.'U) n'clo k from l he
l;'ir.st Haptist clmivh. for (Viptain Wil
liam Johnson Hannah, m, well known
II a. wood , ountv attorney who died at
hi home on .Sunday, March the lM,
alter an illness ol more than a vear
10 v. 11. . haucom. pjistor, .assisted
hy Hr. li. 1'. Waik.'f, paMor of the
I'irst IVesbyterian church, ofliciatid.
Interment was m Green II ill cemetery
Active pallbearers wciv: liobert
Wcicli. . ). Snnlli, Walter Crawford
Sam Queen, K. Alley. Jr V K
I' lancis, ,1. nford Kav. and J K
Honorary pal i ers were Spanish
Amerulin War Veterant;, members of
I he Haywood County Har Association-'-
'. Allen, L. J. lve.be.son, .1 K
ILpps, Hi . Sum St rmgtjeld. W T
l.i'c John I.. av is, Miliis Nolaml. .1.
IL Way, J. I;. . liovd, W G. Hv.-rs
l.dwin llavnes. Jack Mcsscr V II
Mil rackeii, A. G. Noland. Wade o
hind, 1. J. (,'iil hi v, J. C. Web b, James
L. Henderson, Lee l'erguson- J t
Allison, Harry Hot ha, Jen" LVcvos Ira
Iha.kston, . I. Messer, Dr J II
Muaiheiis, ,,e Hranvlelt. () II Sbel
lon, J, II. Howell, C. H. Atkinson T L
1 1 1 ecu, t Ii res Ginrge. anl V. W Mil
ier. Uepre.sen.1al.ives fi-o-m the local
National (jti.ird under 'aptun George'
I'loU, attciKled (he service in a brxly.
.ipf.'iin Hannah, native of Haywood
county, son ol John Jackson and Mar-'
tiia Simmon Hannah, Was born on
August ;l,-l.xt,7. He receiwd his edu
cation in the county schools, . Wake
I-ores I College, and the University of
North ( aiolina. He was married on
Sept; otii )s,n)i A) Miss .losepbine
Tucker, of tireeiieville, Tii tin. who died
on (let L's. I'.IIM .
lor four yc:ilrs Captain Hunnah
taught in (he county schoolis. In Sep
tember, 1SH7. be was admitted to the
bar. In be was elected countv
1 1 ciiMiii'i-, and with re-elect ion -.served
until IWH, when he resigneil to Vid
uilteer jn tlje'Spanish'-Anieriean Wat.
He ei veil a - lajdain ol ( omnanv C ,
which .later - lic.-nmc .Company' H. jn
the Kir-t Neginient ,,f h,,. North Car
onna Volunieeis.. . When the army
of ocilipatioii took posses-sH-n ,f Hn'.
vana, in Ilecomber. I H!)H iiis ompany
had the distinction of bemring the reg.
i mental colors.
After being inusteioi! out of service
at Savannab. Ga,, on April 212, IS'.l'.i,
he relurned to WaynesviHi', anl foi-in-i'd
a law pal t licit-hip wilh the late W.
I. ( lawloul, and piacticed his pro
fession with him in this relation until
Mr, ( rawford was elecled to f'on
gress in I!I(I8. I' roin thri until I!l2o
wheii he fo l ined a pil 1 1 liership wit h
his. son, William T. llaniuib, he prac
(Conlinucd on back page )
Will Be Held Sun.
An all-day singing will b'. held at
the (ourl house mi Sunday, March Ktli,
according to Paul Smith,' president; of
the llayvvoid ( ouiiiy Singing conven
tion. I'latis aic iindenvav for the associa
tion to purchase an organ, and Mr.
Smith urges .that all who . can and
vill to (ime; prenaii'il to help dutia: .-owaml.-
this can -e.
NO DAMAGK I IIOM AZK
'The fire department was called out.
-n 'v Tuesday irgi.t to extinguish a
blaze .'it the home of Mi-s. J I'ea-
cock on filch ami street M,
Hate Max. Mm.
Thursday L'7 70 44
Lridav 28 o.'i 21
Saturday 2'.) - .18 . 25
Sunday 1 .V.I 27
Monday 2 f,0 32
Tuesday :J f.l 28
Wixlnesday 4 57 30
Cameo Returned In
Just A Few Hours. .
ist no li thv follounij; want ail
LOST Over week-end cameo pin,
with carved scene. Reward offered
Call Mrs. C. E. Ray, phone 151-J.
Mlliin a few hours aTUT the iipor
wasi delivered. lrs. Hay had the
( nmeo hack. I Yank Davis had found
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