The Waynesville Mountaineer
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
WAYNESVILLE, N. C. THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 1936
$1.00 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
r Of C. Member
ship Drive Will
Get Underway Fri.
peopie To Make Canvass In
" Effort To Raise $2,500 For
, . . ,;,.r. details have been made
J -hV annual membership drive of
,t Chamber of Commerce here r ri-
,e'H-mbership committees aN
'.' c.i ,,f about 25 people, and they
a'Wn the drive with a breakfast
. u- w X. C. Cafe at eicht
,', lock rriuay "i" "'"s.
e'av y a:ur the breakfast, they will
the annual drive.
Plan., are to complete the drive in
The eroup has been divided
m0 si" divisions, wikii a i
"h divi.-wn. The industrial division
recent y completed their drive, and
ported a marked increase in pledge
ari cash over last year's drive.
Letters were mailed this week to
f(,ne 500 members, explaining that
ebout would (be neetfed for
this year's budget. The letters were
sned bv Charles E. Ray, Jr., presi
dent, and Hugh Massie, treasurer.
One paragraph from the letters
'tad 'd- follows:
'Regardless of whether you con
tribute, you are a member of the or
ganization, and we want your sup
port an,! ."-operation. You can help
keep the town clean. You can plant
flower.-, arid shrubbery. You an -cooperate
with all groups. Y'ou can ob
,erve the etmntesies of the .streets
and highway. ' You can speak plea.
antiy to our tourists."
The membership committees are as
Jit-venue and Membership-
Charles K. Ray, General Chairman.
Mu'h Massie, General Treasurer.
Ernest I.. Withers, Advisory,
Emmvt Ballentine, chairman, Felix
Stovall, Hugh Leatherwood, -'JV B.
Si!.-, iJelos Dean,' "Bill" Byers
Dr. S. Parker Gay, chairman, W.
Rov .Francis. Frank Feraruson. Dr.
Stuart Knbeison, William Medford.l
Mrs. D. JV-. Alley. . - i I
1.. M. Richeson, chairman. Ralph
Pieo t, Wm. Umpkin, W. R. Wobdall,
vay Massie, chairman, C. N. Allen,
1 1 Roy Davis, Dan Watkins, Paul
HOTELS AND BOARDING HOUSES
W. (V Ru.ss, chairman, Hugh Mas
sie, Donald Dunham, J. W. Ray, Mrs.
P. I. Perry.
U Kv Davis.- M. H. Bowles, Chas.
E. Ray, J,-.
2F rom Waynesville
5 Receive Decrees
.V, i w,
.-'Eugene Morgan, son of Mr.
I. R, Morgan, received his
b nee from Duke University
' k. where he has been a stu--i-stant'
in physics. Young
'--bis a B. S. from Wake
"id .received his A. M. degree
w Un-iver'sity. He is a doctor
"idiy in physics, and has made
nng record in his work.
candidate for the Ph. D.
t-t at Duke from Waynes-wa-
.limmy Truesdale, son
Dr. and Mrs R C T.,os
';l ;-tr. tne former is pastor of
,." Methodist church. Young
also from Duke Univcr-
'v-xia,, holds an A. B. and his A.
mm Turner Is
Lra Jl!lam Turner, who won the schol
r. n,p awarded last year by the
iS s .of Haywood county,
:i.. nh imposed of the Epworth
- f the Methodist churches, is
i J given this honor, for the beet
vaJ r r10rd- He attended Bre
':l;e' here be has been made
trr', manager ot agriculture for
; .summer activiti- n.M
Tnrro he high school young
iih Tv??. . Pl ' W. D. Smith,
Partrneut gtlt in tne vocational de-
HikersTlan To Go
! To Craggy Gardens
iSiime.of the year the purple
W. don ,? it" best in the
The f J GV1d,c"ls heyond AshevUle.
o rani f t.?6 Karens has spread
th p'! y Wlth" "cent years that
"n!,Sam Mountains Hiking Club
aC;nelng , POpone the trip to
for m Ba,ld "h'ch was echeduled
Cra? ,S'ee? and make a trip to the
i M'-- hardens.
I'ad'tv ?Mnie Pearl Campbell will
t At; s T15?- group will meet
Wnn er s DrnK Store and leave
'June f at eleven o'clock Sunday,
at l,:lrrive to the end of the road,
'iW?h Vnd then hike about three
im .t0? of the mountain. It
ftakeI "1 that those wishing to
in tnP notify the leader a Jay
the m J.hi tP will probably
Took Lead On Farm Day Here
t slit IIS 1
This is a photniiraph
farm i t l-.iirl I-crimson, i
liht: Korl I- vrmisoit. V .
liuli t'b.iftetn r. and his lo
dt leaders here for farm ilav shown
outr two. making an inspection. Kt
1 Mnuli. F. K Farnham. 1-red sloan
This is one of the foul pure-tn i d
(inernsev hulls reeentlv lu-ouuhl to
Hivwood Cniintv. This bull Was
hounht ioinilv hv Karl FeiTtisnn and
l ho Hotiii v luli: ..Hell
J a (Ml.
Being Given Twice
Daily At Revival
Dr. J. B. Turner, of Griffin, Ga,, is
receiving much praise for the ser-.
mons he is delivering at the revival!
services at the First Bapt ist church j
here. The attendance has .shown :
marked increases since the revival
started Monday evening. j
Dr. Turner is delivering two mes
sages daily. One in the morning at
!)::), and' the regular evening ser
vices at eight. 1
Announcement was made yesterday
that no morning service wouid be held
On Sunday morning a special-service'
for the. assembled Sunday school
after classes adjourn, and' followed
by the regular morning wen-ship.
Dr. Turner announced the following
subject, for the coming week:
Thursday Night:. "Keeping One's
: Friday Night: ."Fishing in the Cur
rent of Life." 1
Saturday Night: "That Man Who
Got Mad Before He Got Religion." j
Sunday Morning: "The Everlasting!
Sunday Wght: "A
Soul , in tihe
Monday Night: "The
Jesus Could Not Make.",
Tuesday Night: "The W'ord That
Introduces Man to God."
. Wednesday Night: "The Sad
Word of Tongue or Pen."
Their Expenses Of
Only four candidates who partici
pated in the June primary have filed
expense accounts with tire clerk of
the court. -
They are E. B. Rickman, Democrat,
candidate for commissioner, f 38.00;.
Vaughn Rhinehart, Democrat, candi
date for sheriff, $36.00; George Plott,
Democrat, candidate for sheriff, $165.
The only Republican who has an ex
pense account is J. B. Sentelle, can
didate for commission, twho 'apenjt
$1.00. - '
' Most of the expenditure wr Tor,
odvprtisinir and for' gas and oil uM
by the candidal in carrying on (heir
campaign and in carrying voters to
the polls on election "day.
FORI) OFFICIAL COM-
ING HERE THIS WEEK
Mr. and Mrs. W, C. Patterson, of
Charlotte, are expected to arrive here
thU week for a two week s stay.
Mr. Patterson is general manager
of the Charlotte branch of Ford Motor
Miss Louise Moody ia returning to
day from Atlanta, where she has
spent the past week as the guest of
i ! Jl V, el
her aunt, Mrs. R. L. Dillard.
mi the dairy
a ill MB left to
F II Jeter.
Guernsey Bull Just
Brought To County
Is Valued At
I consider the pure bred Guernsey1
bull recently bought by the Waynes-",
villi- Rutary Club and-Karl Ferguson,
as one of the .six bulls in the state,",
was the comment F. K. Farnham, spe-
ciaht-t in dairying of State College I
while here Friday attending Farmer
Mr. Farnham' had just received a
report on the record made by the
mother til t lie hull just uiougni to mis
county, and the year s
that she had produced
butter fat in one year.
Mr. Fainham added:
thoio are ten cows in
7U:i imumls of
To that record
"I doubt if
the state with
such a record."
The bull is on the farm of Mr.
Ferguson's at Dtdlwood. ami. Friday
aflcrnooii when a -group visited the
farm. Mr. Fenriison was tvild that
the bull could be sold for $MH nny
tlav. Mr. Ferguson merely smiled and
said: "We're satislied with the way
things are. We'll just keep him."
Mr. Ferguson has a thoroughly
modern bull pen at his farm. It was
built under the supervision of the
Kxtctision workers and Mr. Smith.
He also has the only hull exercises in
the county. This .cvtiw-ists of a 200
pound wooden block on a heavy chain,
and the bull pushes this block back
and forth "with- his head, and by the
time it gets to swing hard it keeps
him. on the go getting out of the way.
The extension workers here from
Raleigh were high in their praise if
the work and progress that is being
made along the dairy industry in
Group From Here
Part In Pageant
Waynes vil !e was
on last night at the
well represt nted
main pageant giv-
en duri'nif- the Rhod.od
at Mc"ornjick- Field in
scene incluiling the lot
hiwet immediately aftn
ii- group t i
, They wore elaborate medieval styles,,
and" were Lords and Ladies of the
Castie. The 'expense of defraying thej
cost of the rental of the costumes was,
made up by donation,. from 1 be Rn-j
Mary ( lub, Woman s ( lun, i namrier
of Commrce, Town xif Waynesville,
i and individuals..
i: Those taking part' were: Miss Car
! olyn Rose, Miss Margaret Perry, Miss
Dollce Marsh, Miss Mildred McClure,
' Miss Dorothv Green, MV Josephine
i Cabe, Miss Helen Collins. Miss. Babbie
Way, Miss Dorothy Hliss, Mrs.
i Hlanche Medford, Miss Drama Lamo
! kin, Miss Sarah Welch, Miss
Corrine W agenfeld, ..Hill t'revost,
Milas I'erguson. Joe WVh,
Hugh Clark, Henry Whisenhunt,
George Keller, Kenneth Steeley, and
A group of the younger girl dancing
were Corrine Alley, Sarah Louise
Ieatherwood, Doris Grahl, and Win
The MELTING POT
WIM, HKADSHAW "I think
the now farm program Is all rlslit.
and that It IS holng a--eptel fav
orably by I he poople."
BUAWMERS "Fanners liave
jMi4e'M lotM prores during the
i ;. i , r ill lufc rr!..., i,hm Ait.J
fL ,.t farm in airt
prcNloctH. antiers are f
their debts now better than airy;
have i In the past. .
"I believe the new farm, program-will
have a (rood effort on
tlio -ountry, in that it will put
trees hark on hillsides tliat .should
never have, been eh-ared In the
J. B. JAM ICS "I think last
year as the best year I have had
sinre thej depression began, but
nle government spending Is re
dueel in the near future, I am
eipe-ting worse times tlian we
Boys Have Narrow
Escape In A Wreck
Four Waynesville boys
row escape from serious
ha-d a nar
Wednesday afternoon, when the old
model roadster in which they were
riding crashed in the guard posts on
Highway No. 10 about a mile east of
The car belonged to Ned Fergu
son, but it was said that Marcus Roe,
son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Rose, was
driving at the time. Other occupants
were J. T. Russell ami Marvin
Thompson. Ferguson had a cut on
the lip that necessitated a stitch.
Others seemingly were unhurt.
Evidence showed that the car was
traveling at a high rate of speed, as
twelve guard posts were knocked
The ear was so completely demol
ished, that automobile mechanics said
no effort would be made to repair it.
It was just one twisted mass of
On the tire cover, in extra large
letters were these words: "Help Make
The Highways Safe."
Byers Member Of
Harmonv reiirnetl in the Stae Dem
ociuitic envenlion in Raleigh last
I week, as Aortr. I aronna s iwemy-six
i delegates to the National Democratic
convention in -'Philadelphia, June 24,
i ... A I . . . . J. .
were elected and instiucxeti u voie iur
a Roosevelt-Garner ticket for l'lesi-
! dent and Vice 'President.'
Thirteen delegate from Haywood
' county attended the Raleigh conven-
j lion. They were Mr. and Mrs. W, (i.'
Hvers, Frank Miller, Fannie Johnson,
H. I,. Osborne, J. T. Bailey, R. D.
Coleman,- Gudgor lirysoii, John Boyd,
Sherrill l.eat herwood, Mrs. D. D,
Alley, Roy Francis, anil Jerry Rogers.
Roy Francis, former State Senator
from Haywood county, was chairman
of the Haywood county delegation,
ami it was through his nomination
that Mr. Hyers was made a member of
the State Kxecutive committee.
The Haywood delegation' stood with
the other delegations from the eleventh
district in the .election of Mi. Me-
Kee, of Sylva, as a member-of the
Philadelphia '-delegation, Mrs. neat
rite Cobb,- of Morganlon, was re-elected
Without a dissenting vote, the Ral
eigh convention adopted'.' a' platform
committing them to the elimination of
of the sales tax from-'necessities, re
duction "of the price of automobile
lags, higher salaries for school teach'
ers, and, ultimately, free eliotd books
for school children..
Sunday School En
largement PI a n Is
Underway In ('ounly
A Sunday Schniil Knlargofnent eain
paigll. in the P.;ipli.-t cliurches of Hay
wood county is undi-i; way tbifi week,
and isv being, directed. -by' the Sumhiy
School department of the North -Car-(dine
BapU-4 Mission Hoard, of Ral
eigh. L. L. .Morgan, newly . elected
secretary of the Sunday School Board,
of the... -Baptist, State Convention, is
in charge of the work.
Twenty-seven young jwiple, col
lege graduates and with seminary
tiaining, are-working' in (he twenty
five Baptist cliurches of the county.'
The work Was started on last Sunday
and will continue, through' 'the coming
The first .step in the work in the
taking of a riligious celisus in each
community, a nl inspiring the church
members to reach the possibilities for
the church and the Sunday school.
The workers meet each afternoon
at the F'irt Baptist church here for
a conference. Following the com
pletion in Haywood the workers will
go to Jackson county and will con
tinue until the ten western counties
of the state have received this ser
vice. ",v i '
AIjBF.KT M HA KKX "Tlie
(tovernment w-nis to be more In
(creMel in us than we lire in onr
Kit A X K MKIFHtl I think
peoplo arc farnilinc nmeh letler
tlutn they used !. they are using
tsr. fnliolM and are raising
th:ui (he old AAA.
, - . -.ssarv
because tlie farmers were try lij
to raise too much. '.When
farmer found a erop l
every fanner In the e
to raise that
es for all. A
ivme of DE SOTO
any Hiuagrr of Us
73 Veterans Here Had $41,600
In Bonds Certified Wednesday
24, Dies From In
juries In A Wreck
Funeial services for Hurroll Cald
well, 24, who died early Monday morn
ing as the result of injuries received
Sunday when the car in which he was
ridinir overturned on the Jonathan
Jonathan '" u" '
icsdav at u:',si,a'
Methodist J:."- Howell ret
Creek mad, were held Tue
11:00 A M. at the Iron Duff
The Rev. Forrest Ferguson, Rev.
Lee Smith and Rev. W. M. Robbins,
of Ijike Junaluska, conducted the fun
The wreck oivurre'd when Caldwell
and companion, Robert Palmer, of Cat
alooehee, were traveling frvm Cata
loochee to Iron Dulf. Caldwell lost
control of the car, due, it is believed,
to the crushed rocks which have been
placed on the road. 'The car turned;
over three tinuy in the middle of the
road, crushing Caldwell's skull and
breaking .several bones in his arms'
and legs. Palmer escaped without i
.serious injury. I
Roth were rushed to the llaywoodj
County Hospital, w here t aioweli tlieci
Monday morning. Palmer returned to
Caldwell is survived by his parents,
Mr. ami Miv. Jim Cahiwell, of Iron
Duff. and by several brothers ami sis
ters. Committees Are At
Work For Enter
taining N. C. Press
The 'Chamber of Coinnierce tun
niittee that is in charge of. niaking
local ' arrangements.- for the- summer
meeting of the North Carolina Press
Association, which will meet here on
July I), 10 and 11th, met this past
week ami completed linal detailed
With some 250 members of the press
group expected, '-.an elaborate enter
tainment has been arranged. A Dip
through the champion Fibre Company
will be the feature of the afternoon,
July 9th. A night session will be held
at the court house. On the morning
of July Kltli, the members will be
taken to Black Camp Gap, and back
here for lunch. Leaving here about
1:30, a trip will be made to New
found Gap anil Clingman's Dome, with
a stop at Cherokee Indian Reservation
and also at Sylva.
On the night of the tenth, the com
munity will lender a baniiet to the
Convent ion. Saturday's -.activities will
be 'rou tilled, 'to business sessions of
the .members, with the t (invention
adjourning at noon. It i undo ii nod
that the majority will remain over
for the week-end,
'The "'chairmen ..of ilie committees
have, been .'named a-, f allows:
Geiici ill -lii! 1 1 moll, . . I 'u i t is Ru.-s.
Tra.Msfio niiiii, Hugh . Sloan.
..Banquet, Krne-i I,. Withers.
lialKpiet (inance. I.. M. liiiheson.
Housing, Dr. ('. . Sisk.:
l'lnterlainment, l)r. S.'P.'Gay.
Favors,, Harry M, Hall.
Puhlieit v. Mis. T. L. Gwyii.
President Charlies K. Ray. Jr., and
M. H. Biiwlc. temporary secretary,
are serving tin all commit tee-. The
chairman of each committee will
name the . remainder . of (heir : com.-
mil tee before this Week-end. j
... Letters have been mailed from the
Chamber of Commerce and Woman's-'
Club to the '.members of the press, and
others will follow this coming, week.
Kaeh letter 'contained ..special' litera
ture, of this section.
T ...... .1.. I ..i.l.l t Hint
national 'circulation -have carried
articles about the convention
ing in Waynesville.
Belle Meade Will
Open On Sunday
Plans have been completed for the
grand opening of Belle Meade Play
grounds on Sunday, June 20th, ac
cording to Kt-nneth Dunham, who is
manager in charge this season.
Mr. Dunham, in an advertisement in
today's paper, is announcing that
swimming, tennis, shuffle board, a
sandwich shop; ferris wheel and
square dancing will be featured during
A full-time life guard will be on
duty at all times, it was said. A
special season rate for children is
being offered Until Monday, June 21.
Wayne Corpening Is
JLsst. County Agent
Indications Are That Practically
All lionds Will Be Converted
EXPECT CHECKS SATI KDAY
Haywood County Werld War vet
erans lost no time in getting their
"honux" bonds certified here Wednes
day, The majority of the bonds were
placed in the hands of the veterans
last night Postmaster
ported that he had cer
tified 73 during the day.
The 73 veterans turned in bonds
totaling $41,000. Mr. Howell .said he
expoctoH i heck.s would arrive here
about Saturday for the 73 men, who
turned in 83'J bonds.
A survey hows that pmctically all
of the veterans plan to "cash in" their
bonds. In Wednesday's group, only
two held hack any bonds. One man
just had one certified, while another
held back live.
The average for -each, veteran thus
far is about $MI0. Mr. Howell said,
however, but few men that were
drafted had been in to have their
It is not definitely known how
many veterans there are in Haywood
county, but a conservative estimate
is SOU, and it is believed, that theee
K0O will get about $300,000 in bonds.
A total vif 4(i veterans received,
bonds through the Waynvsyille post
office, and about 35 through the Ha
zolwood post office.
Most -of the 73 men that had their
bonds:, certified here Wednesday said
the majority of their -muney Would be
used tvi buy a home, or finish paying
one, and to apply, on the payment of
Mr, Howell is certifying the lxinds
in the main court room at the court
hmise. He w ill be there all day Thurs
day,, .arid, if chough veterans remain
who want to1 have their 'bonds... certi
fied, he will be there again on Friday.
Plans Completed To
Get FIIA Loans In
Section On Homes
A .definite.- program for .accelerat
ing business activity '-arid part icularly
building activity in Haywood county
was the outcome ()f a conference Tues
day between Hugh Sloan, chairman of
the Waynesville Hotter Housing
committee, Scott - Itadeker, federal
housing administration ofliciaL and n
ntimlH'r of Waynesville business peo
ple and property ownens.
Mr. Kadekor announced that, as a
result of the Western North Carolina
insured mortgage clinic, which has
just .'closed in Asheville, there are
now-ample funds available to finance
any Hew building mortgage loan thai
the Federal Housing administration
Arrangements 'Were' made with the
office of K. L. Withers and Company
to have clerical service available
during business hour to assist Inter
ested persons in compiling the infor
mation necessary .'.to ' complete' an ap
plication for an insured mo'rtgagd
loan under the I'HA plan, and to make
out necessary application blanks for
.The retarding factor in (he operi
tion of the FMA huililing program in
Waynesville .-heretofore, has been the
fact that mi lending agencies had
been found, who were, seeking invest
ment in insured mortgagCfC. originat
ing in this section, , ,
.Members if the Waynesville Better
Housing committee anticipate a sharp
rise in building activities in this sec
tion as a result of this announcement.
Mr. Kadeker stated that insured
mortgage loans, under me i- im plan,
are confined to residence properties
in urban s'ctmns, and that they would
include residence properties designed
to accommodate hot more than four
family units. lie stated that loans
for as mu h as sixteen thousand dol
lars would be insured for periods as
long lip twenty years.
Mr. Itadeker will undertake to find
a willing lender fjr any individual
whose credit rating will justify the
loan, who wisheR to build a new resi
dence in any urban section of this
county within those limitations.
Application should be made to Hugh
Sloan, chairman of the Waynesville
Better Housing committee.
SINGING CONVENTION TO MEET
H. A. Willams, chairman, announced
this week that the East Haywood :
Singing convention would be held
Sunday, June 21, at the Dix Creek
Baptist church at two o'clock. All
singers are urged to attend and take
The Weather -
"couium oi tne year.