tisiered? If you hav
much time to lose.
1,1 vote June 6th you
on or before Satur-
t. candidates are known.
v B.,',"VVI'; pel warmer and warni
' -1 h' ivvdietion of politicians who
v. being made by friends
'' i i ... Vi-iv :i ranat-in
f ,. JI, 1 liu.uu '"
',.,-.,. Saturday night at t.:3i
c:' The motorcade to the Hay
ne is one of the
, ,b... they plan to do to have
""I'''5 ri'h" for the candidate who is
f . jT,...' In tljt- straw poll over the
I that the (straw poll
and that the election
Wfl nt run Meconium iu n.r ....
s,,; cf those whose favorite
'(.anjiate j behind, claim that many
Vll-eif art- as yet undecided as to
he-h.r or not they Will vote for
C,'-ihw, or ""' and for that reason
BM uiailed in their ballots, while
.'hc f.ivrin Or- McDonald sent
ii,',.ir!! bark immediately. Just how
niuih th.-ro i t this "semi-alibi" is
" i.n-i-,Iim; to llutrh Leatherwood,
vUwr tor Sandy r.raham in this
tnj f the .county., arrangements are
,ins; made to have the lieutenant
fn.r!!(.r (.peak here on Monday. May
j5!, about -:30. This, however, will
,e ointiniH'il later.
:!!iani .. (Irahatn, commissioner
. afrieultiire, who has several close
(ririnls in Haywood, is through them
si-mlaiK' "'it campaign material.
im-na the pieces of literature are
WHati-ntf from, several agriculture
t-v !'!-: s pr.tisiim the work of Mr. (Ira
h.im M,lford Leatherwood, who an
T'outi.i t-il lie was a candidate for sher
iff, has withdrawn from the race, and
fives, a his 'reason "for the sake of
the party a nd business." Mr. Leath
trivnuil's formal withdrawal announce
ment is in .the political announce
ments this week.
oinl man to withdraw from
tiiis week was J. It. Hoyd.
was until last week a can
i the nomination, as regis-
eils His withdrawal an
i;t is also found in today's
Jr . wli o
ter ,,'f .
t 'l.iienl atinoiirieements.
be hel,l in every dis
i oiiimissioner, with the last
to formally - announce, be
o 1.. Hill, from district nuin
Mr. Hill's district is the
k. Ci-.-ibtree and Iron Puff
i-s r,,i,i;iiK to Waynesville this
'k. .iti.il l.eini; t li around the court
liwti benches was to the effect
".' U stands, I(oey and Mo-
n.iU will jxft but few votes In the
k section, as most of the
leaning toward Graham,
i i-stooil that special work
'-Voted to that Section by
of the other candiilates be
'i.i 1 hour arrives.
M c Doha Td he:i d n na rt ers
this w,.,.'K came the news front his
;'-( m ai mer. W. X,. Lumpkin, that
"-. nomination ' in the first, pri-K-d-y.
Tin- McDonald forces are al-r,-a,iy
te;imr,. bout: how expensive
.cfir,j ,!itn:ivi,s are, and how the
F"h' (iotVt . want such things, their
'"l"s, , j . i.iirse, are based larirelv
u-- , i, . . . . .
n 'he st !. votes.- - -
Whit" Mellnnald and his forces, are
'iJi.Vbnt Suidy Graham diiK down
l",.:Hf' r''"" 'is and-made .public Mc
.r.ali s re,-,,r,i as a member of the
''" ' .')' islatufe.
. I tttiviry ' differences" will be for-
- " J n,l.,v
y when the Younff Demo-
f the eleventh district meet in
i'- to hear Walto- T voivfnr
keynote address at eight
n,l ' if! confusion -about names of
rup-t l i;' S ',r"se this week, when a
th(L '"r f,f friends called the fact, to
I"::"n ' T. Ralph Moore, of
t!'"' Mr AIore is perhaps better
; J1 ,as Halph, instead of T. R..
f-r'-w"'' anni,uncement has carried
past number of weeks.
H i)- t " y a recent speech term-'jatj.---
'l'"nHld as ."political Santa
f i mT'1 tht'n asked tne Question
' "ol "really thought North
I"""; 'Jf-'icved in his promises."
&e!, s,ervices were held at two
io Mday fw Betv Noland, 32,
:::neP tv ?way Friday after an
Wii Baptist church, and
Tise Rer v m the nearby cemetery.
fha-ee lorreEt Ferguson wae in
Mr V I services
fon of j.01.1" farmer and the
fcj Valanf He survived
Ki sister and several brothers
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance
VOL. XLY1II NO. 20
31 Candidates On
County Ballot For
Medford Leatherwood And J. H.
Hoyd, Jr., Decide Not To
Few last miunte changes resulted
in the list of candidates as the time
for filing closed last Saturday af
ternoon. Two candidates waited too
long to file, and were left off, and at
the last niiunte two who had previ
ously announced decided not to go
further with the campaign They
were Medford Leatherwood, for sher
iff, and J. R. Boyd, Jr., for register
The ballot will contain the names
of thirty-one candidates for county
offices, and a large number of can
didates are seeking township consta
The Republicans were forced into
run-off for commissioner in two dis
tricts, and also in a number of town
ships for constable.
The list of candidates as will ap
pear on the ballot as given out by the
election board which it; composed of
F. M. Byers, chairman, W. II. No
land, and V'irge McClure is as follows:
Representative Dr. F. 1L Davis
and J. F. Cabe.
F. Plwtt, 11. V.
Rhiiu'hait, J. .1-
Walker and Arch Russell.
Register of Deed Kdwin llaynes
and Charles C. Francis.
Board of Trustees Haywood Coun
ty Hospital L. M. Richeson, J. T.
Coman, i, H. Kirkpatrick, Rifu
Silcr and C. L. Westmoreland. (Two
are to be voted for.)
Boar of County Commissioners
District Number One E. L. Mor
gan, W, W. Haynes, Jas. K. Hender
son, Clarence Medford, (.'rover C
Rogers and H. G. Reno.
District Number Two T. Ralph
Moore and E. B. Rivkman.
District Number Three A. Howell,
W. A. Hyatt, J. A. Lowe, Ja'rvis II.
Allison and M. M. Noland.
District Number FourW. H. Wil
liams and R. T. Buyd,
District Number Five Glenn- C.
Palmer and Charles I-. Hill.
There will only be a Democratic
contest in two township for consta
ble, Beaverdam and Woynesville.
WitynesvilleBob Ray and John
Beaverdam A. E. Smathers, W .
H. Svott, P. G. Smathers and Ralph
Two Republican contests for com
missioner will be held.
District Number One Thomas
Rogers, W. P. Harris and John R.
Motlitt. (To vote for one.)
District Number twxi Worth W.
Wells, Lon Evans -and J. Boone Sen
The Republican confess for consta
ble will be staged in three townships:
Beaverdam P. L. Harbin and R, 4
Clyde RatclilT Robinson and W, G.
East Fork Weldon H. Healherly
and B. B Burress. j
Flower Garden Of
Mrs. Harry Hall To
Be Open Sunday
Of interest to, the flower gniwers
and gardeners of this section is the
announcement made this wcck tnai
the garden of Mrs. Harry Hall will
be open to the public on Sunday after
noon, May 17th. The hours will be
front 4 to fi. At the request t)f the
Garden committee of the Community
Club, Mrs. Hal! has consented to ex
tend this invitation.
All the old fashioned perennials,
grown to a high state of perfection as
to size and color will be feen at this
season in the garden. Of special in
terest are the lupines and iris, in
rare and unusual shades.
Mr. And Mrs, Davey
Back After Long Trip
Mr. and Mrs. James A. G. Davey,
of Soco Gap. have returned from a
4,500 miles tour of various points
in the United States. Mr. Davey
filled lecture engagements at several
universities. They were accompa
nied by Master Troy Cagle, of Mag-
They will be guests at the Hotel
LeFaine for a few. days prior to
occupancy of the Grady Henry house
at Maggie, where they will live dur
ing the construction of a temporary
cabin on their place at Soco Gap. i
They are waiting for the report of
the final survey of the Parkway
route through their ; property, before
definite plans as to the location of
their permanent home site.
SINGING CONVENTION j
TO MEET SUNDAY AT 2
H. A. William?, chairman of the
East Havwood Singing Convention,
announced this week that the conven
tion would meet at the Spring Hill
Baptist church in Henson Cove on
Sunday afternoon, May 17th, at two
o'clock. . .
a- ;T-ttitV,n 1 all singers and
lovers of music is extended to attend, j
SPEAKS HERE SATURDAY
UU. HAI.IMI McIXAI,l)
McDonald . To . Speak
Here Saturday Night
Big Crowd Expected
Motorcade Will .Meet Candidate
For liovernur At Haj wood
The second campaign address from
a candidate for governor will be heard
here Saturday evening at the court
housn, when Dr. Ralph McDonald,
will present hifi platform and issues
of the campaign to voters of .Haywoud
The meeting will begin shortly af
ter eight o'clock,-, with special musical
numbers. The speaker will -begin his
address about -S :,'!() o'clovk, it 'was
stated. He will lie in intrtrtluce'd by
Frank Ferguson, Jr., and the meet
ing will be presided over .by.Gr.over
Plans have been made for almut
2f tars to form it motorcade and meet
the .speaker. at the Haywood-BtincomlH'
line, and escort him to Waynesville.
The arrangements for Saturday's
appearence here is in the hands of
"friends of the leading candidate" it
w:ts announced, and no indication' is
that he will name a manager in Hay
The speaking here will climax a
full day for Dr. McDonald.'. He
speaks Saturday morning in Brevard,
in the afternoon in Heinlersonville,
and from 7 to 7;.'i0 iver the' radio in
Asheville, and at K :,')() here. ft. is
not known whether he will remain
in Waynesville over Sunday dr not.
.Tentative-. )ians are f(r him to
make an address in Canton on June
Those making arrangements for his
appearand' here predict a crowd that
will more than fill the court ohuse,
More Than Making
Money Derived From Taxes Pays
Interest And Honds, With
(ash Balance Left
Two -'weekfi ago a finani iat state
ment of the condition of the county
Was- published, and in that statement,
unler appropriationSi the Haywood
f'nuntv Hospital was put -down for
While the figures were correct . in
every way, it has been pointed out by
county ollicials that the $12.1f0 was
not an amount that hail been raised
by taxation for the .support of the in
stitution, but merely the estimated
amount of money necessary for oper
ating the hospital, for one year.
While the report did not show in
detail the different sources of revenue,
it was given out vesterdav bv county
auditor.' T. J. Cathey, that $:H .(((
would be derived from sources oth
er than by taxation. The total tax
lew for the hospital for this vear is
$13,470. Of this amount $7,0G"U7
has been paid for bond maturities and
interest, and leave.s a cash balance
on hand of $9,066.45.
Instead of operating on money de
rived from taxes, the hospital actu
ally has a cash balance on hand of
more than $9,000.
IH'BWtT -AII)V,' Hn.elwo'Hl
"You "fellows are piMtinc out
tho host paM-r ever published ..'til
Waj-nesville. I look forward t
-fretting it everj Thnrsdaj, and I
read it tlioi-oughlj-."
IK).IJ llt'XHAM. Wajnet"
ville ".Never In my life have I
heard so many Florida people say
that they were coining to this Mo
tion this Minimer. I b-lieve we
are In for a trood season. Florida
haxl a p.KHl winter and there Is
no reason why this town should
not be crowded all summer."
J. I. MOBfiAX, Farmer. Clyde.
(82 years old) "I'm pilne to.
work as long as I can bnilt fen.v
aU day yesterday and today. I
- The MELTING POT i
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, MAY 14. 1936
In This County Is
Way Above Normal
At Iast 12 New Houses lleing
Duilt, A School, And Much
, Huilding activity in Waynesville
and vicinity was at a now high peak
this week, a survey showed, with at
least, 12 new houses being built, and
a number of business improvements,
A check with lumber dealers show
ed that at least 12 houses were gving
up, some of whi.h will cost about
Homer Owen is building a home on
the Dellwood road about a mile from
the city limits, and in the same com
munity Lawrence Underwood is build
ing a nice home.
On the highway to Hazelwood, E.
J. Hyatt is erecting a brick and tile
home which will have furnace heat.!
The foundation has been completed,'
and the house will be ready in about
six weeks. Mr. Hyatt reported that I
several applications had been received
for renting the house.
Mr Wuslcott, of Ijoutsburg, is
completing a home near Lake Juna
luska. Several are being built in the
Crabtree section, it was reported.
liosidos the homs, the $40,000
junior high school building is Ixdng
pushed forward by contractor Jerry
The new store building next to the
Dark Theatre i under construction,
while workmen have just about com
pleted the remodeling of the Wayne
wood Theatre building.
'resent plans are for the Cham
ber of Cohunctvo to move into new
iuartcrs about Friday of this week.
A new floor and several interior dec
corations have been added to this
Changes have been -made- on the
second floor of the ' Moody building
on -Main street. This is the building
occupied by the Aiken (lift Shop.
And only during the past week or
so have workmen completed the show
room at. Abel's (larage and the re
tail room of the Cnrolina Creamery.
At Hazelwood, a large.' tan- bark
.shov) i,s being completed by Jerry
Liner for the Kngland-WalLon Com
pany. It is also -learned that several oth
er building project i, would likely get
under way the latter pail of this
week or the first of next.
Down on the Kinchor farm in
Clyde township, Hob Terrell and his
son, (Jlenn, are installing machinery
in their roller mill. This is a new
two-slorv building,-and just complet
ed. Annual C. Of C.
Banquet W ill Be
Held Next Week
liarlo I . liny. i i I , 1 1 r Hf
llie 'fianilM'r ol' ( oiiithet-ri' - ari
ii'Miiieed vesfcnla.i tltal tlie an
nual h;niiiiet ol' Mio oraniai ion
oiilil In' liilil mi cither TIiiii--lay.
May 1! I . m- li-iilai. Mat '22.
.In-I 1 1 i -I i ill' I hi' l IiiiImIIm
, ilate- will lie seli'leii K yvt nn
ili'iiieil. Iiitt plans are hriu liiaile
I'oi' line of llie tM ila(4'?-.
li-, Kay liainiil Hugh Ma -ic.
(-halrinan. I'!rnesf I. Withers anil
I,. V. I la t Is 11
ilaliie llie ptai
it i-ointnil lee to
lor liiitillim llie
I'le-eiil phi li-. hit in have se
erul .sliui't laiKs liy local K'oplf.
ami not in hae an on! -nl'-iiu n
spiejikei' lis luis hecM the rule for
a mnnlier ol years.
Kilail- ol' llie liaiiiiiel will he
lihi'ii ill nevl ueeU's paper.
'rhe nflices ol' ih orumiiJilioii
will he iiiom'iI into fhe new iiarl
ors ellhei- I'riilay or Sal unlay. i(
ATTKM) f ON FKKKNCE
.Miss Margaret Perry and Miss
Helen Medford, of Waynesville, at
tended a two-day conference of the
North Carolina recreational teachers
near Charlotte last Friday and Saturday.-
v -.- - '' .'-",
The meeting was held at Camp Lat
ta, and was directed by several state
AYPA 'recreational Ooaijk'r.i About
120 teachers were in attendance.
don't do as much work as I on.-e
could, of -ours but Imld out
pretty well. . .and I fell much
heller when I work."
MItS, KM, IS SMAItT, ( rahtree
I'm asrainst our present sales
la x .... I think the money to help
out our schools eould bo raised
some oilier way. I run a store,
and I find llie sale lax a nuisanee
, . , .I'do rallH-r imy It myself If
I eould afford lo do so rather than
to always be .-jilliny: on eustomers
. for-. it." '',
MItS. 11. 11. FKKta SOV, ( rab-ir.-e
"I lik-I the Lost story In
tho Mountaineer, "Caught In The
Wild." and hoc you will run
another as good pretty ttxm."
of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
viTi:ii t. i n viMitiV
To Address Young
Convention of Eleventh District
Will Ho IUd In Asluviiie
Indii atioiv ycsli'rday were t hat a
large and enthusiastic crowd wtiuld
attend the meelitig of Young Demo
crats from the eleventh district in
Asheville on Friday afternoon ond
night, at tin1 tieorge Vamierbilt
Friday evening at eight o'clock the
meeting, will be' addressed by Walter
T. Crawford, of this city. Mr.
Crawford will he introduced-by lion'
Sam M Catlioy, of Asheville
Mrs Hessio.lt l'hoenix, 'state pres
'ident, Mi's I'lviuis,, and .1. iV'wey
Durtselt, past presidenls of the or
ganization, Will attend the 'convention.
The meet ing was called by I. C.
Crawford, district chairman, of Ury
It was, b'ai i-.i-d yi'sti'rday that a
largo delegation from this county,
headed by club presidents would at
tend. They are, I). II. Harris, of
Canton, who is a state organizer for
the -Voting' Deinocrttts, ,M. K. Sweai
inger, Wanesvyille, (', .1. MvCracken,
('auton, Hugh Rogers, ( 'rtiht ree, and
li W. Noland, of Clyde.
All Democrats ate invited to at
tend the session. The afternoon ses
sion will ibe for business matters,
and will bo allendr'd by officers of
the; townships. The evening meeting
will be for all interested in the Work.
In spcakinii of .Mr. Crawford's ad
dress, ail oilli-ial said: "lie is an. out
standing Young' Democrat of West
ern North Carolina, and will -bring
a message 'Friday evening that will
be cxmst riii't. ive and entertaining."
A number 'of pieces, of marhineiy
of .the ;'YVayiicsvi!!e l.anndiy plant
have been recently overhauled, and
replacetni'tifs made of-. a number; of
drive ..shafts which run from the wa
The .power 'used, i nturmtig the laun
dry machinery here. goni'ial.rd by
water piiwer, anil this lautnl y one
of the two l:i undtiis iti th,'; i-oitn:r'
getting suih power. The oilier plant
is in Maine.
,), W. Killiah, niaiiagor, stati'd that
the i-e,airs .W'ere i)''e-s.-.ir.v: in order
to care for the usual summer rush.
Just a few niont hs api a larger
office was built at the laundry in order
to give, the office ..naff .mo-re room.
Americ an Legion
And Auxil'jry To
Meet Tuesday Eve
A joint session of the local post
of the American Legion and the Le
gion Auxiliary will be held at the
new Legion home on Depot street
on Tuesday evening, May Kith,
A spexial entertainment has been
arranged and refreshments 'will-be
Officials have asked that every
ex-service man bring his wife, 'sLster
or mother and attend.
Will Meet Saturday
Haywood Democrats will meet at
the court house Saturday afternoon
at two o'clock for the annual con-,
vention, according to chairman M.
M. Noland. -.
Delegate6 to the state convention,
which will be held in Raleigh on
Friday, June 12th, will be elected,
and a chairman be named, will
constitute the only business, it was
As is the custom, the executive
committee, which i3 composed of pre
cint chairmen, will meet in executive
session immediately following the
$1.00 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
Will Meet In City
On July 9, 10,11th
Possibility That 200 Newspaper
men and Women Will Attend
;5-I)ay Meeting Here
Waynesville was elii-tyl as the
meeting place for tho summer sua
sion of the North Carolina Tress As
sociation by the exwutivn commit too
of that organization l;wt FrUiay. The
ommittee also set tho dates for the
summer session for July 9, It) and
A delegation from Waynesville, rep
resenting the Chamber of Commerce
presented Waynesvillo'a invitation.
Two other places also made bids for
the meeting. Those going from here
to the meeting in Morganton were
Charles K. ltay, M. II. Howies, Rev.
W. A. Rollins, and W. Curti Kuss.
After the decision was reached,
favoring Waynesville, tho local group
remained for a two-hour session to
discuss a tentative program and re
A letter from Kcutxm B. RilK-rt-son,
presuienlt of Champion Fibre
Company, to make an in.sMi ion tour
of that plant was pmtented by the
Waynesville group. Tho tenUitivo
plans call for a tour of the plant on
the afternoon of July !th, from 3:.'!0
A night session will be held in the
court house on that evening, and tho
tentative, plans are to give the mem-
! oers ol the association u trip to Mack
: ('amp (Jap Friday morning, and a trip
to m'wiounu iiap, with a tttxipmvi'r at
the Cherokee Indian Reservation in
the. afternoon; A banquet tendered by
the community will be the event of
On Saturday the time will lie do
voted (o a lujMnos session. H is be
li'Vel hat a majority of the L'IKI -more
that are expecU'd, will rt'inain
ov-r until Sunday afternHn.
Several nationally known speakers
are being sought by the Pn'ss Asso
ciation for the program. Details of
this, however, will be announced
. .The business sessions will be held
in the main court room f the court
house; and invention Hiejidquarterc
will likely be held at the Hotel (ior
don, (In hist Thursday ufternoon a
call meet ing was held of all hotel o
erators and plansin.l rates were dis
cussed. The rates were given mem
bers of the I'ress Association and
will be published in the nioiUlily pa
per of the assoi-iation.
I'latif; .'are being made for elaborate
entertainment f the group during
their stay here. Those who do n,it
wish. to make the two mountain trips
. h, e vmii courtesy caros to play
: golf on the Waynesville Country Club
bourse, ,r some, other form of recre
ation. .The N'orlh. Carolina I'ress Associa
tion is composed of publishers and
editors from every section .if the
slate, and from every size paper
i'lrom the largest ( the smallest. An
.' "ver.age attendance at the summer '
ossioiis is frvim 17,ri (o 2JJ5. The
gani.ation holds two meetings a year
one in tM. .summer, and which is ,,.
vote.l fr the most part to recreation,
and the other in Chapel Mill in r,
.i'?';,..'""' wi"''-r session eing the
Mid-VV inter Institute,
Addition Miht Ke
Built To Hospital
Sometime This Fall
r, V. S. liankin Hilievcs Duke
Endowment Will lk In .
silion To llefp This F.ill
V. S. n.-.nkin, chairman of the
Duke ...Hospital L'ndowment, nient .
day in Waynesville last week in con
ference wrth trustees of the Havwo.,,1
(ounty Hospital and the superintend
ent of the institution.
While 'here Dr. Kankin xtaled that
the. hospital was in u-'i of more
rooms, and that he was of the opin
ion that by next fall plans could be
arranged for building this addition
with the Duke Endowment helping
with the finances.
He was most complimentary abou
the institution, making special com
ment about the buildings, and grounds
and equipment. He talked with a
number of patients and reported "that
most .satisfactory service and care
was being rendered."
The chairman of the hopphal board
is Mr. Hufus Siler, and Mis Ruth
Hampton is superintendent.
S MA L L ULAZE-NQ DAMAGE
The fire department was tailed out
Saturday about noon to the Unagusta
Maunfacturing Company, where a
small blaze had started in the suc
tion pipe over the boiler room. Xo
- .' Max..; - JI in.
Thursday ,. 82 45
Friday 83 45
Saturday R5 47
Sunday 86 47
Monday 83 56
Tuesday 89 . 51
Wednesday 82 54