. di.l.nes from district nuiih
I ih.-ir hats into ihe ring
.! Lii(4 the total seeking
.if member "f the
..uinisfioners from the lir.-t
The district is to have
u.ii r.l. The new can.ti
II c, . Heno, Heavenly m
i ,i,., k raiser, and (.trover
u ho is in the mercluintile
n, iiv siaiui. mere are -
seeking ettioe in Haywood
v,,,i it might be well to re
; , live tainlidates that Sat
,j ;i;h a.t six o'clock is the
,. (or (jetting in on the liKdi
nnium-ements from local
i.,i,,.,.s slowed down, the section
v:-. .i .lurims the week by several
i-.iri,l;.l..ies. Monday, Charles V.
M".,r ,,f .sheville. candidate fur
stl.(. ..ii.h'i.r was out making bis
. Ril-a" to Haywood voters.
,Ml:iy 11. K. "Mike" Iiiin
newspaperman, who 's
I'm- secretary of state, was
staging his campaign on,
llry, and second that the
: ,.)' the state ba.s not bad
duHiiK the past several
. s iitati.m of the higher
is from 'he west of course.
. mailed out some L'S.niKi
aii: where every stale opi
nio, and according to his
, st had only one.
iiil doubtless listen to
." I ; la ha tn make another state
.!(;.. talk Friday evening, at
.--'.. -ck. Mis talk will "dwell on
e!.i!if.n between the Mali's tax
Si.' ureal -reduction-: in taxes oh
re-nltiug from the removal of
u.vs-for the support of public
K lie will also attack bulb
.n:s -i was sold.
y certainly had the audience
.lav.' Just a few more, and
; i-n the main 11. .or would
-til at a premium. Scattered
e audience were a number of
.is ..!' iithei- candidates, and
.- ail.lress, they were quite free
iss ;hc noticeable lack of ap-
.;v,.n flit- Shelby attorney. No!
f-.n-j. lie hour and fifteen min
:' hi spoke did a single p. r
K'ni'l a sratcmciit. This utti-
rh.- pari of the audience, has
.is f, ,- other candidates won
'h.' en use of it all and has
si, uiiiiilei-in' if the same thinv.
ip.-ij when they have their can-
speak from the same spot,
a lot of folks who made up
-;'- audience. Everybody . is
ml, ring, -and guessing.'
. ha e
. Ill- IN
: i- Hi t
J. li, I
- lianpens that there are two
in Waynesville by the name of
'"yd, Jr. It also hannens that
tli-. -t'n is a candidate for the
inn of register of deeds, -and
-i isn't.' The candidate is the
Hi,, banker Air. "Jim" Iloyd.
m nf the First National Dunk,
' i'"d who Is a candidate, is
nn.i-u.l with his brothir, John
d. in the furniture business.
.Two Jl'iywood candidates are jms
i."e . -voters. ' little books -, of
i-'e in s lie paper cover --type, with
I' -i'i'. s and ofliees they seek
r'."K lb. in. That is something
-''; ' .'m Haywood oampains.
of Dr. McDonald have
..a.alidioj.Vf. since the 'apnea ranee of the
;-s.'i!-.'s tax 'condidatp in the I'ied-!i."U.-
y.li.M-,. !;i e enthusiastic '-crowds'
. .urn. ij to. Ilea r him'. More especially
''j'' niake a' "hit" with the indus-f-'l
;: r with the assault on the
, s''l" tav. Dr. McDonald's manager
District P. T. A.
Western District Under Mrs.
.ttoyle Alley, Wins Loving
Cup At Convention
More than sixty delegates from the
. t.suern district attended the state
'J: A- convention in Charlotte re-
u. - ;-nd:. under the, direction of
tit- DJ"le Alley, president, the dis-
t, 6ilVe,l l0Vine ?UP f0f
in t percentage of increase
tmbership. The increase being
''the'Tfal-ther awards were made in
S- f"d a We membership
lorfPi!::Cnt,ed;to Mrs. Wilbur Deven
rV Past district president . .
"iit vvrr,C('t(,!ure book fo'r-the-'dis-book
a Wue ribbol award. The
'tt of vrompne1: under the direc-
ts7a-7 cash Prices were be
eratl? by the Farmers
" ii ere;
tmn-nA "fa nens ana
ffW, dozen V' "''
"v"i iu. I hiichA
at. bnoi" '
Published In The County S.at of Haywood County
VOL. XLVIII NO. 19.
Alvin Ward Named
Republican Chair- j
man In This Countvi
- - " i
County Ticket Ni'med At Annual
Convention Meetiiif; In Can
ton Last Saturday
The Hayvvnoil County Republican
Convention which was held in the
hisrh school building in Canum, on
Saturday afternoon, named the ticket
for the party in the county.
The meeting was vipeiied by Glenn
A. Boyd, county chairman, and Alvin
T. Ward, was chosen temporary
chairman, later being named eounty
chairman, for a two-year term to
succeed Mr. Boyd, who has held the
position for eight years. Ha r ley K.
Wright, of Canton, was named secre
tary of the county executive com
mittee. The. county ticket selected was as
follows: Representative, the Kev.
I'. 0, Hick. Baptist mint-uV, nl"
Canton; sheriff, Seth Grogail, Can
ton; register nf deeds, Mrs. Mary
IVel, Canton; county commissioner.,
by districts, Beaverdam-Clvde dis
trict, Tom Rogers; V. 1'. Harris and
J. R. Moflitt, Pigeon-Kast Fork-Cecil,
I.on Evans, ,1. R. Sentelle, and Worth
M. Wells; Waynesville and Ivv Hill
district, lirady Hemy ;md ".hi.v:.
("ampbell; Jtmathan' Creek district,
Cataloochee and Big Creek district,
Rankin Ferguson and W. p. Boyc.1
Iron Duff, Crabtree and Fines Creek
district, Millard Ferguson.
Since the convention named nunc
candidates than there arc otlices to
fill on the county board of vomniis
sioners, a primary will be held by the
Republican in June.
Funeral For Mrs.
John Williams, SO,
Held Last Friday
Funeral services were held Friday
afternoon for Mrs.,,),.,n Williams, at
the Fines Creek .Methodist -.church'.
Mrs. Williams, would have been SO
years of age within a month. She
passed away Thursday.
She had been a member of the Fines
Creek Methodst. church for fifty
years. Interment vas made at the
She is survived by the fol
lowing: Mrs. R. T. Byd ami
Mrs. W. 11, Nelson, of Jonathan
Creek and Mrs. W. R. Freeman, of
Asheville; I). L. Williams, of Akron,
Ohio; Frank Williams, of Crabtree;
W. H. (Bill) Williams, of White Oak,
and R. W'. Teague, of Florida. Also
2'1 grand children, and 11 great grand
children. : She also had three broth
ers, M. C. and John Noland, of Ashe
ville, and Ed Xoland of Canton.
Rev. G. "F, Hauch, of Jonathan
Creek, and Rev. A. h. Rayle, of
Fines C-Ct'k Methodist church, and
Rev. O. C. Land rum, of Ha.clwood.
conducted the services.
Hikers Will Go To
The Balsam Mountains Hiking Club
will join the hikers from' Asheville
Sunday in a trip to Richland .Balsam.
Charles Ray is leader of the local
group, which will meet for the hike
at, 9:00 o'clock in. front of the post
office. It will be a good idea for the
hikers to take something to drink
along With their lunch, as -there -.is no
water on the mountain.
Richland": Balsam is C.,500 feet, al
most as high as Mt. Mitchell. , Afte
driving to Allen's Creek, a good trail
leads entirely around the Waynes
ville watershed and for several mile"
lies along open ridges above the 600
foot level. The views cannot be sur
passed as the way leads through open
Haywood Boy Is
Honored At WCTC
Carl RatclifT ha recently . bo -n
elected president of the student body
of Western Carolina Teachers Col
lege for the year lMtf-S". Mr.., Rat
cliff is the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. h
L. RaUliff, of Waynesville. ,
He is at present a junior at Cu.
lowhee. He has been a member of the
present football team and the varsity
basketball squad for the past three
years. In the freshman year he was
president of the clas. During his
sophomore year he was vice-president
of the sonhomore class, presi
dent cf the Erosophian Literary so
ciety, and secretary-treasurer of the
Robertson House government associa
tion. At present, Mr. RatclifT is pres
ident of the Haywood County club,
and president of the Robertson House
government association. .
Legion To Meet In
New Home Tuesday
The Haywood Post of the American
Legion will meet in their new hnme
on Tuesday night. May 13th, at 7:30
o'clock. This will be the first meet
ing in the new home, and a large at
tendance is requested, as a number
of important matters will be brought
up at the aieeting.
A special invitation is also ex
tended to all ex-service men.
V ,N WiWomi,. f I
v Vt 1
III!. C. V s'slt
Of Rotary For ';V7
Newlv Elected President To Take
Ollici' July Firvt. William
.Medftird Is Secretary
lr. C. X. Sik was naiiii-d presi
dent of the Vayucillc Rotary Club
hv the newly ehctdl board of di-ec,
tors. The board also re-eUsted Wil
liam Medford as secretary.
Pi Sik will assume the duties Vf
cfl'u-e mi the first 1'riday in July.
At a meeting of the club Friday,
it was Voted to set up a fund not
exceeding .1(H) for the purchase of a
pure bred Guernsey bull, which will
lie placed in a Community -interested
ill raising pure bred stock.
W. 1. Smith wao instructed to make
the purchase, and have the animal in
the community at the earliest pos
Countv Agent's Of
fice To Fill Out
New Farm Blanks
County Agent, W. 1. Smith, an
liounccd'ycstcr.iay that the blanks for
the new farm program had arrived
and were in his oHico ready for the
signatures of 'fanners, who will par
ticipate in the new program.
Mr.- Smith and his staff silent
Tuesday in a district, meeting at!
Franklin getting the later-t informa
tion regarding the program.
Beside.; the blanks, ample tiling cab
inet space has -been acquired.' -Three
stenographers will be in the office to
assist 'in tilling out the blank-'.
Buried At Crabtree
Giriett - Kinsland a well, known
farmer -'of Crabtree. age f.K, passed
away at the Haywoi-d County Hospital
at 7 o': lock Stinday. . A m il
He was btllieil at Crabtree. April
LIS. with the Rev. Foiom Fergusnn
ami Mr. R. S, Trucsiiale in .hargi' of
the funeral services. ;
He is survived by oik; brother. Htl
getic,. of Balfour, X. .('.: his widow
and eleven child) oil. Kuih, . Louise,
.Matft'ie, Beatrice', Fannie, and 0. (i-i
Jr., Mr---. Harry I.ee Ferguson and
fiordoti Kinsland, of Crabtree; Mrs,
R. W.; Giffard and Mrs. J. T. Mc
Cracken, of Waynesville. and Maude
Kinsl:iTifl, of Menioliis Tenn.
The pallbearers were: J.,lui Hipps.
lorn KirkpatncK, Vincent navi, ami
Larry .Ferguson.. The Rev. forest
Ferguson officiated, , .
MRS. CLYDE KAY IN
A CRITICAL CONDITION
The condition of Mrs. Clyde H. Ray,
who was taken ill on last Thursday,
and whose condition became critical
on Sunday morning, remains about
the same, according to reports receiv
ed as the paper went to press.
G. 15. IIOGAV. rarnier. Iron
),ilT-"I (lori i iv it Im huso it s
liiy liiiijo-tla-c-. hut I iKlieve llie
IM-ople r Iron Huff ToutMiii
trot iiloiiir loi.'1-llier l-ter. have,
fewer law nils , and l' I'leir
clehl-i Ix-tter llian any other loun
.hi in the fount jr."
The ab'ivii ja the sum nti'l suh
stance of what Mr. llotraii h.i'l
to sii y here this we-k anoi he r
liouster for his home community.
S.Wf II. JON'KS. Waynesyilh'
"I'm trj-iiit l An my lart to
ward the ev I Km I t'sJinpaisn to
build, improve etc. find to five
more rinplo) nient and put mom
money inlo eirenlatioit. Good times
are already ln're why try to bold
,J. H. m:CII. Deputy F're
Warden. Wayn.nille tiwnIilp
"We've bad a lot of flrcf In're
f 'The MELTING POT -
At The Eastern Entrance
WAYNESVILLE. N. I.. THURSDAY, MAY
20 Seniors From
Fines Creek Will
Get Diplomas Fri.
(J rover C. Davis Will Deliver
Commencement Address At
Eight O'clock Friday
Twenty scniort; of the Fines Creek
high school will graduate on Friday
evening, May S, at which time Grover
C. l)avis, of Waynesville, will make
the commencement address. Diplo
mas will be presented by Superinten
dent Fred L. Salford.
The baccalaureate sermon was
preached on Sunday, May It, by Dr. R.
S. Truesdale, pastor of the Waynes
ville Methodist church.
The senior class play "Under The
The Western Skies," was presented
The elementary grades of the school
gave their entertainment Saturday at
Last night (Wednesday) the piano
pupils of Miss Ruby McCuUhins gave
On last Friday evening, the pri
mary grades entertained a large au
dience with an operetta, "Fairyland."
The following are the llll seniors
that will .cecive their diplomas: Annie
Mae tifecne, Fannie Clark, Franccs
,1, lines, I .ula Kirkpat rick, Fdith
Rogers, Marguerite. Mosser, Jim lei-
gusoii, I' . ank Lrcone, .lack Sparks,
.larvis Teague, K.ld Kirk pat rick, Joe
Rat hlioiii'. Joe Mauncy, Roll McKlrov,
Willar.i McFlroy, Reuben Justieie,
Itol.et M. 1i'dford, Jcsm' Jenkins,
and Reeve.- Rogers.
Clyde Finals To
Be;in Touihl. 19
To (iet Diplomas
I. ;. Stamey To I5e Coinmence
nunl Speaker, And Rev. V.
A. Rollins Will I'rearh
I'reft-'.siii' S. 1-1. Cotinafser, princi
pal of tin- Clyde district high school
announces a series of cimineliceineut
activities beginning this week and
lasting through May l.r.
Thursday evening. May 7, an ath
letic banquet will, he held ill the
school .cafeteria, ioii.orcd by t lie
basketball clllb. ' .'
Invitation's have been issued fr
tile Junior-Senior banquet ,on Fri
day night, .May S, in the school cafe
leiia, after wliicli a irograin will be
given in the auilitiniuni.
(In Sunday morning, .May'-10, at
I 1 o'clock, the Rev. W. A. Rollins,
pre; idinjr elder of the Wcstei'ii con
t'ei ( lice, and a most aide speaker, will
deliver the bai ciilaiireale sermon,
Monday night, .May 1 I, a high school
i i . ilat ion (leclainal ion conte.-f -will be
held. 'Tin' winning i-peaki .- will re
ceive a medal.
('he- night will lie lieiii 'Tue.'-day
n, ght. .May 12, at' K;0( o'clock. Miss
lieinice McKIhannoii will lie in charge
of I his program.
The senior play, "llobgnhlin House"
in three acts, will be given Thursday
night, May 1 1, at K:du o'clock. Miss
.Margai ei . Ter. ell is direct in'g the jro
ductioii. On "Friday, morning at P):tl(l o c!o,.k.
the seventh gi.'ule graduation exer
cises will take place. Mr. Jack Mos
ser, superintendent of Haywood coun
ty public schools, W'.ili be the speaker
and will present the -certificates' of
high schmol .promotion, Frank Cat hey
is valedictorian (,f the class and Hilda
Biown, salutatoiian. Mr. C M. Iieall,
of the Cant(n American Legion l'ost,
will award . mediils to two1 outstand
ing members. of the grade at the time
.of the high school graduation exor
cise:. - '.-.-.
Friday night, : May lo. at, R:00
o'cbrk, the high school graduation
exercises will be held. . Mr, M. G.
Stamey, a prominent Waynesville
attorney,: will 'deliver the- literary
address. Diplomas will be presented
to nineteen seniors. The salutatory
address will; be delievered by Wilma
Hughes, and the valedictory address
by Adeline Rogers. All medals will
be awarded at this time. :
lately, but I think they are all
nit now. And 1 hope there von;t
he any more fores.1 lirw soon, Ik
eaiise there's no money to Miy-tlie.
hands with- all such work will
have U be Voluntary."
.1. R. PIOTT, Fanner, JH-ll-(hh
-"Many farmers lymld bave.
their own lwer and lichtw by
in.stallins a hinall plant, like mine
. . .and H doesn't require a jaw
stream if you've irot sudieient fall.
My dynamo turns Ihoi prist mill,
libts the Iioiim- anil runs lh'
radio- nd tbe oppertttirij; cost is
MISS M AUTIIA MOCK, High
SoIkkiI Teaeber "The) first tiling
I mm to in the ter is "Tho
Mi-llinR l'ot." This feature seems
to have an apMal to bnman in
terest that some otlier things just
The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
$30,000 On Improvements
In Waynesville and County
Provost Savs That
I hriTt Habit Should
Ie Practiced Here
I'l t'sidenl Of' Homo llnildiu An!
I, o;mi Association Says That
Timos Aro Now Norm;il
K. IA l'ieV(.:-t, presii'elit of the
Unairiista: iMaiuil'acltirine; Co., and
also president of the Haywood Home
Building and Loan- Association, was
the speaker, at. the Kotary Club last
Friday, and pointed out "that if this
cmnmiiliit V is to lli'COlll lllisll ailVtllillir,
it must be done from within, and not
by those whom we. iniKbt interest in
eominiT in to dvi it."
Mi-, rrevol pointed out that if
thi;ilt bad been practiced in tins olil
iniinity foe the past 25 years, as it
vlui'iit.l loive been. Ibiil, niunv of till'
things- I'liat the community today is
lotiKin lor would liecome a reality,
"With a pay roll df $:ir.,t)O0 tn
$1(1,00(1 a -month in Hazelwood alone,
there should lie id least, live per cent
saved for a :;ainv days,", t lie speaker
He also' pointed oiil I lint presenl
economic conditions wore above nor
mal t i lire's. . " Must people, however,
lolijr for t he .iliii.-i in.'il times," -lie -said,
"such :i We ex in i'i' ii.'e.l some t en or
eleven v'ears iii'n. We don't Meed
times like thiif ae'.-iin. The "economic
condilions that. Vc need 'are just what
we have." :
Hymn To Smokies
,Vork Of Miss Slrinslii'ld And
Mrs. Hoyd Is Dodicalcd To
I riends Of Sir.,: k cs.
Mi-. Miiriraret SI rinirlw-Id has iiisi
received several hundre.l copies of
"A Hymn to The Great Smokies,''
whi h has just coine lrom the ores-.
Just under the title appear these
words: "Dedicated, to the, friends of
the Groat Smoky .Mountains . 'Na
The front cover has a larire picture
of the Smokies and iV printed in two
The words of the sonir were written
by Mrs. Eva I'lamondon Hoyd, of
West Ashevillle, and the music by
The entire, back cover of the. 4-patre
sheet, is devoted to ."The Great
Smokies," and out li ne.s some of the
hiKh liKhts about the park.
Copies of the hymn will be placed
on sale: throughout this section. For
the present, copies may be secured
direct from Miss Strinfrficld.
200 Attend Annual
Allen Reunion Sun.
Nearly two hundred relatives and
friends attended thd annual Allen
family reunion, which was held on
last Sunday at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Cay Allen, on Allen's Creek.
The affair is held on the. Sunday near
est the birthday of the late Jerry
Allen, ancestor, of the Allen family. .
Principal speakers of the occasion
were the Rev. George Truitt, form
er pastor of the Allen's Creek
I'aptist church. They both con
tributed stories concerning the
history of the Allen family.
At noon a bounteous dinner was
spread on a large table under the
trees on . the lawn. Relatives, who
were unable . to attend, wre sent
baskets of dinner.
: ' f
$1.00 IN ADVANCE IN ('OI NTY
N c w Linos, Hiht-or- a s,
Cables And Kquipmonl In
cluded In rr(Kriini
An expenditure of between $J."i.O(i0
and $,'0.0(1(1 will be made in this
county within the next !'0 days by
the Southern Hell Telephone ami 1 ol
ograph ("omnany, in the" way ol an
Work if. already undei-way. with
several crews ol woihnirn ami en
gineers on the job, ueoordmjr 'o '
ainiikin. manager of tin nysteni in
Waynesville and Canton, and also the
A In i tit $10,00(1 will lie spent in this
vtoniniunht v alone, ti ViiVel out.
New noles will In- olaci. and ouile
a bit of new cable oil Main i t reel w i.l
he put up.
Several major ctianKi"" will also he
made in the plant here, -in the way
of new equipment, which will he mod
ern in cvevv rcsoect. One ot the
changes will he installation of eleven
large istorae.e batteries.
The line from I tie hosiiital to l.ake
.hiiialusktl will be removed, and a new
circuit built via the Dellwood road
to tin- head of Ihe lake, he Kind.
Some major change ill (lie county
will be re-rout ing of the t runk lines
between Clyde and Canton. I'll is
project will leave Clyde and take
n now route olf ihe highway to ( an
ion. Tiiis one nroject wrU I'OHl I'i'din
$15,(100 to ''$20.0(10, it was said.
A new right-of-way has been se
cured for the lines. Although .final
coiiti . mat i.in of tins is eyp.-cted liny
Way, ihi head olbi e ba.s not returned'
the' plans, but did .go so far as to
M i llie in w right-of-ways.
( It her -equipment , in the plant has
just been overhauled during the past,
few weeks, Mr. Iltmpkill said.
The Waynesville ilistriet i.s compos
ed of the exchanges in W a nesv 1 1 le,
('anion and Mir'phy. 'Ihe Wuvnes
ville exihange lin about b()0 telc-plcini"--,
and the Canlo'n exchange,
Nine vperatois a t e. employed at the
'o. al exchange.
Last Rites field
For C. A. Davis, M
Last rites were held on Wednesday
morning at 10 o'-loek at the Uatclilf
Cove Ilaplist church for C. A. Davis,
(i(i. well known farmer of the coun
ty, Who died on Monday morning at
8::ill at, bis home, with RoV. Thomas
Krwin, (la.stor, assisted by Kev. A.
V. .loyner, pastor of the I'aptist
church, of Canton, officiating. Iiiler
inent was in the cemetery nearbv.
; Pallbearers : were lis follows: ,)oe
Li'Mtherwood, Harry Kvans, hlmer
liryson, .lini 'liatelifT, (ieoij.e Fine',
.in.! Hid) Williams.
.Surviving lire his wife and live
children, 'Frank Davis, Henry - Davis,
and' Mrs:- Frank' Medford, all of Way
nesville, John Davis ami F:ed Davis,
of Canton, and one brother, M. H.
I i.'ivis. of . Waynesville. .
: - . Busy SesFi-tm ! I ere
The County Hoard of Commissioners
bi'ld .the. regular meeting - on Monday,
May the 1th. with a buny dav sent
in - hearing various delegations, and
the routine luyinc,-.s ,t rans,-i,-ted :: at
ea b ineeit ing..
... A . ri'soluf ion was passed 'tii. co-operate
with the Steering,. Commitfi e
Tor -.(.ho .recovery of the Sljite High
way funds. W. A. Hyatt was ap
pointed to represent Hay wood -count v
on the committee. - . An expenliture
of $10 a month , was also annrovod to
ward the expense of the committee.
J'.etween seventy-five and a hun
dred women of the eoiint.y, asked for
the. coslinuam-o of the home demon
stration work, which has been car
ried on by Mies Mary Margaret
Smith. Miss Ruth Current, district
home demonstration agent, presented
the cause, and heading the group of
women Was Mrs H ft w.."
dent of the county club's. No' action
was taken by the board.
BACK IX W-AYNKSVILLE
Dennis Massey, of Robbin.sville, X.
C, hafi accepted a position in Jones'
Harber Shop here for the summer.
Mr. Massey was proprietor of the
City Harber Shop here before going
to Robbinsville last spring.
Max. . Min.
Thursday 75 4,"
Friday 76 45
Saturday 81 47
Sunday 84 4?
Monday 80 45
Tuesday 71 42
Wednesday 73 41
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