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TvnoWI. DEBT REACHES
1 ' . - AAA AAil
T,t , vernment deficit for the year
'.' Junf. 30. according to a recent
K .if the Treasury Department,
'tP':'r.,d $18.104.22.1682.48. The
.ent' spent $8,500,000 and reve
f ! .nuunied to $4,116,000,000, leav
' 'h above deficit. More than half
'7-l' it was caused by the pas
' ". "of t!.- fl. 700. 000. 000 Bonus Hill
t'i '' invalidation of the AAA,
hh' u.used a loss in revenue of
The rational debt now approximate.
J33 7 r, , p . 1 1 0 fl . 0 0 0 , $S, 750,000, 000 of
ch is recoverable. Government In
,J.,e ;s now J3 16.000 above last year.
MIVKU II ESt 'l' ED FROM MINE
ITER 24 HOCKS
i-,(lh Kuklinski, 35-year-old miner
shamokin, . l'a.. who was buried
r,i,r she handler of a wheelbarrow
the i'" f of a coal mine caved
,.s rescued on July 2nd after 15
,.' ,,rs had labored for 24-hours in
. .'.m.Aiiit; the materials which held
t, . as reported to be In a
m: kn vi vi es drop sai.kk tax
df ;he states which adopted the
. !m1 (ax ns a means of revenue dur
nc the depression, seven, I'ennsyl
vmi.c New York, Maryland, New Jer
sey, Ki-muvky. Oregon and Minnesota,
have eliminated : it from their tax
vtejn In. 11 other states the tax
will expire in 1937. They are: Ar
k.insas. Colorado,- Idaho,' Iowa, Mis
souri, North Carolina, North Dakota,
ohiu. Oklahoma, West Virginia and
ST TK. KE LIVES $2,015,000 CIIKCK
The North Carolina revenue depart
ment received a check lat week
.armxintinn to $2,015,000. The check.
md! by unregistered mail, was the
:nhi i iiatiec tax from the estate erf Z
i,r. vt.ck to. kkmovk itai.i.w
' The I.. !-!: of Nations, in one of
.its' List meeting, agreed to discontinue
:lie trade sanctions that have been in
i-ffei-l anaiiwt Italy since Italy began
the cumiiiest of Ethiopia, and also
mt to , recognize Italy's conquest of
TKA AS EI.OODS TAKE 2.-) MVES
Twenty-live people-. ' were drowned
arjil more than $3,000,000 damage was
d'-rii- lo property when the fia udalope
rv.r; hear Kyle. Texan," 'overflowed
ihrinc the recent rains. The flood
waters ravaged a territory two miles
Male mid caused more than 200 fami
lies to evacuate their homes, l'lanes
ww scim-liing for several niissing
H-vi:i:-oi,i man .mriM)
Mrs. Kiln lt; Manning, 5R; .a widow
( Alb.my. walked nut oil Charles
J'ln.fe, the liii-year-old veteran she
Wis eim.ied to he married to last
i'k x.. expl; (nation was yiven by
Mrs. M.i nt in.
THOMPSON ONVICTElr y)l' SKI.
IIVi NAVY'S SECRETS
II. my Thompson, a ..former I". S.
N ivv v.,. mail was convicted last Fri--!l
a l.os Anuelos court of sup--ire
Japanese navy with I'. S.
",1-t plans.'-. Thompson is the first
'' wi ever 1,, be convicted In the I. S.
' in (-uonaire charge in peace times.
."''" Si.ven ' a prison sentence of
HI I II I WORKERS NOT EEIftlHM:
A M,ssMiin court has rulled that
VHi can clKiose either relief or mar-f-"
hut not both." According to the
-Men .,f the court, relief clients
Ini -1, table for matrimony and con
' r" '. Persons financially able. to
" 'My ol,,oUSy do not need relief.
-MUSKY HAS $11,800,000
.! sey not only balanced her
for the year IS35-3S btlt re
Rr.id ,wetly that she has a bal
" f'oia la.st year of $14,800,000.
',mo about as the result of New
"rs s inheritance tax hich brought
r- ri unue amounting- to $15,600,000.
Mil I I) 0rU WEEK-END
- A'n l.-n,s over the week-end of July
1,;"suU'i "i 444 deaths In the United
Thfi majority of these deaths
Th -P. f 'U""'' hy automobile accidents,
"'(n of these 444 deaths were In
r h Carolina. .
f'MA SITOIFr TO ji.WG MAN
Dav"" J'lorenre Thompson, sheriff of
hanr' p r""n!y- K"y-' wl Personally
6 Kainey Bethea, 23, sentenced to
Tf..Vt ''u15" 31 for the murder of a
. ar-oifi womalL jirs Thompson
mother of four children.
"itaij w Msa pnees were be
fhJ tdneday fcy te Farmers
torn k .
ftat. boshel '
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County
VOL. XLV1I NO. 28
Two Homicide Cases
Schedule For July
Term OfCourt Here
Rathbone And Harris Cases
Slatd To Come Up Before
Judge W. F. Harding
TVie Tut., tom t .in,;..i I
.... vu',1 vvtitt vi Willllliai vein L
will convene he:-e Monday morninjr,
wun juape . r. Hardinp, presulinp.
Two homicide cases are schcniuled
for this term of court, howewr, there
is a possibility that one of the cases
will be postponed until a later term.
Harley Rathbone is charped with
the death of a man by the name of
Cagle, in the Hurricane section, about
six months apo. For four months
after the fatal shooting-, Rathbone
was at large. He has been in jail
about two months awaiting trial.
The case that is likely to create
the most interest, is that of "Bill"
Harris, who is charged with the fatal
shooting of Wiley Conner,, a WPA
worker. The killing took place near
the Haywood-Jackson line, in the
Balsam section. A dispute over a
WPA cheok is said to have started
the trouble which led to the death of
Mr. Harris has employed the law
firm of Morgan, Stamev and Ward,
and George H. Ward, of Asheville.
Sheriff J. C. Welch said yesterday
that there were about 20 county
prisoners in iail waiting fnw ti-iQi
The majority of thee are charged with
minor unenses, ne said.
If the two homicide ca.es are called,
it is expected that two full weeks will
be required for this term of court.
The last term of criminal court only
lasted ten days.
The jurors for this term of ourt
are as follows:
.1. !.. .Miionc.y. Fines Creek: 1,. .V
Owen, .lonathan Creek; M. c. Creen.
Fines Creek : Allen T. l:la k. Waynes
ville; Fred Ferguson. ..Fines ('reek:
H. W. Warren, Heavcrda in : H, I.
r'aldwell, Cecir; Ceo, A . Wilson, Boa
veniam: Ceo. A. llisholT. Waynesville:
Coble McCraCken. Kea veiala in : ,l ,.
Hall, ('ataloocliee; Hay ('. liest, Cial.
A. M. Fergtisiin. Ciabli-ee: F. A'
Crawford, Waynesyille; V. T, I'.ol
den. Waynesville: - .l. S. Vance, Hea
vcrda in ; oy Phillips. Way iicsville ;
K. O. Cars-well. Hoavordani; H. C.
Stroup. Heavcrda in ; ; . V, Howell.
Jonathan Creek: j. V, Ci-.-.iwfuvil.
Waynesvilje: (!. C. Farmer. Waynes
ville: U: T. !'..., v. I. Jonathan Cj a ek ;
W. II. Duckctt. While Oak.
J. (i. HurKCSs. Heaverdaiii: C. K.
Williains, Crabtree: (". F,. Hrown.
Clyde; ('. VI. HcroKS, Ileaverdam: W.
II. Williams. White Oak: ,1. C. Camp.
WayneMville: Hobt. T. Jones. Waynes
ville; Jim .Wood, H'oaverdam: I.; I..
'Sari ford, (.'rabtree.
''.. -U Leatliei-wood. .lonathan Creek;
Hardy Med ford. Waynesville; -.- J. M.
( 'ava na in; h. Ilea verdaio : I (inner Owen.
Waynesville; S. II. Iim-k et i . , While
Oak: C. A. .Moonev. Civile: Khnor
Creen. Fines ('reek: W. ('. '..irfletl.
I'.eavei-ilam ; John W. Sliook. Civile.
300 Teachers Will
Gather At Lake For
J. C. Irown. vocational teacher in
the local high school, is back from
Raleigh, where he successfully, pre
sented an invitation from Wavnes
villp anil T.ake .Tunahiska. to the an
jiual. conference of ; vricat ioiial work
ers, t0. hold their 19:J7 session at the
Mr. Brown said that about 300 wiM
attend the conference which will be
VipM fhe latter nart of June or early
July, and will be in session for a week.
Half of each day will be devoted to
conference work, and the other half
One nf thosp nlanmnL' to attend
will be Mr. Clements, federal agent
for agricultural education, home oi
the country s outstanding educators
nn1 nrnfessional men attend the con-
ferenceSj Mr. Brown stated.
Byers And Rogers
Head Young Demo
crats In County
More than tw0 hundred people at
tended the rally of the Young Demo
cats of Haywood County held m the
court house Tuesday night. W. G.
Byers and John M. Queen were the
outstanding speaker? for the occasion.
The main items of business were the
election of officers for the ensuing
ond hf jseWtion of delegates
to the state : convention of Young
Democrats to be held m oreensooro
on July 17-19, and. the adoption of
resolutions. -'. ,
The following officers were elected:
Permanent chairman, W. G. Byers;
president, Jerry Rogers; first vice
president, Mrs, Paul Robinson; second
vice president, Mrs. Chester Cogbum ;
third vice president, Mrs. John Ca th
ey; secretary. Mrs. Johnny Ferguson;
treasurer. Mason Swearingen.
A committee to select delegates
to the Young Democratic convention
in Greensboro decided that any Dem
ocrat who wanted to attend the con
vention would be given the rank of
delegate. Approximately thirty Dem
ocrats agreed to attend the conven
Here For Press Convention
MISS lit: A I KK 1 : ( (Hill
( a.Mi;i(ill.lll ebiilon Weaver
- " i
If, ,. XrZ Mtn,
Haywood Gave Clyde Hoey
Majority of Over 4,700 Votes
On Time Element
In Power Contract
No -new contract has been sign-
ed by the citj board of aldermen
with the ( arolma Power and
Light Company, for furnishing
power to the town at wholesale
to be resold by the city. The
old contract expired on July first.
The board decided to continue
under the terms of the old con
tract for the time being, but
it was learned that they intend
renewing the o'd contract, but
as yet are undecided as to wheth
er 'to sign up for five or ten
' yea . - .-. '- -
Mayor J. H. Way stated that,
he expected the new contract
would be signed at an early date.
People from every walk of life at
tended Waynesville s first Sunday
movies last Sunday.
The theater was well filled for both
performances, according to J. E. Mas
sie, owner and manager. The audi
ences seemingly enjoyed the picture,
and to date there has been but little
adverse criticism to opening the thea
ter on Sunday, Mr. Massie stated.
At The Eastern Entrance
WAYNESVILLE. N. C, THURSDAY. JULY
V. (iltOVl'.H HKITT
m: xum itoiti.KT iii;voi,i)s
South Waynesville Ward Ciave
Hoey 1,262 and McDonald
Only .la. Riff Creek Voted
Solid For Hoey
The d,T4'.) Havwood voters who took
part in last Saturday's primary gave
Clvde Hoey a majority of 4.717 votes
over his opponent, Dr. Ralph McDon
ald, in the governor's race. Accord
ing to official returns released Tuesday
bv the Haywood County Board of
Elections, Hoev received 5.033 votes as
compared to McDonald's 916.
Mr. Hoey received a total vote m
the state of 2Gfi.fil3 while Dr. Mc
Donald received 212,879, giving Hoey
a majority of 53,454 votes.
In the face for Lieutenant Govern
or, Haywood county gave Horton a
majority of 1,775 over Grady, while
the state aP a whole gave Horton a
majority of 10,849.
Thad Eure defeated Stacy Wade in
the race for Secretary of State by a
verv large maioritv. Haywood coun
ty, however, gave Wade a majority of
Catalbochee was the only precinct
in Haywood county that gave McDon
ald a majority in the governor's race,
while Big Creek and South Waynes
villa gave Hoey a larger percentage
of votes than any other precincts in
the county; The vote in Cataloochec
stood, McDonald 13 and Hoey 9; South
Waynesville, Hoey 1,262 and McDon
ald 35. Big Creek cast its entire
strength of 22 votes for Hoey.
A comparison of the vote, precinct
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? rfftttiiffliMn -
of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Members of North Carolina
Press Arriving For Meeting
N. C. Press
TIU HSDAY, .11 l.Y th
8 : (id - Leave tor Canton for trip
throne h Champion Kihre Coiiipuny
Highway patrol eseorl enroiite.
3:8il Kilter plant
Xt30 -l,eive plant for V. M C A
for n-ri'eshnientH served In ('anion
Chamber of Commerce anil Canton
ti dd -U'iive for Waynesville.
i; 3d- Arrive Wa ynesville. and com
plete rreixt rations.
X:0li- First session of convent ion at
Haywood County Court House, l'uldlc
Invited. Speeial section for press mem
Address of welcome. Iiy Charles Iv
Hay, Jr..- purulent of Chanilier of
I 'resentai oti of special token lo
l'l-e.seiitat Ion of speeial token to
Assoeiation liy .1. Calie. represeii la -live-elect
of Haywood County.
HeHpouse. Mis. Iv K. MoCulloi'h,
of lOll.iln'lhlou n.
I'l eNident's addl ess. !' (ii over Itl ltt.
Announeenients. and naming cum'
Introilin lii n of Ai nu I;: ('am merer,
liy Charles A Wehli
I'ltinAY. .11 I. V I Olli
ii dd Leave Hotel Cordon for trip
into (liiat Smoky Mountains National
I'.uk . . kscurted liy hiehway patiol.
Moion aile will en illi ci t to i 'linj; ma il's
I tome, and kick to Cherokee Reserva
tion. ,' : I. (Id laillcllci'll at . Cherokee, by
coui icsy tos lis of Slva iiiiii i;i:soii
i ' i 1 y . . '
I t'i I'lot.iln by In. I. .ins.
It (Id Leave ('bciokec loi V.( 1
4 .Hi. Ai l ive in W.aynesvlll4,
Keinaitidct- of a f I ciiiooii devoted to
Kolf, hiking, or additional hIkMi seeing
7 . .'til Ila mniel. .it Hoiel ( ini iloii.
This baiiiiiel tendered I'ress by clli
zi'iiH of Wayiiosville and :eoiiiiiiunil. .
J I. Hlilen liiuiiMcy. of '.Asheville-; Hill
be loast masii'i-. a ml specia I e ucsi s w in
will have a lew remarks will include
Senator Kobcrl . Itevnolds Coiu-ii'ss-iiiiin
ebuion Weaver Senator Adams
of ( oloi.-ido. a ml Dr. Wilh.ini A Lun
I in inc. I l.i 1 1 I allei' li.i mi u t .iihI re
marks. (,:i oui will ad lolii n limn ban
lliel ball to da lice b.i II lo w II nesK Scci
(lap italicc team s(,it:c a sen ile ibincc
Tills W ill be loll.iu ei bv a i hum ,a lii-i
Willi music bv I' la li U I I .l.i ril .mil 111'
Jl I in. 1 1 id Duke 1 lliveisilv iLilh.
lor I 'i i -:s ami i n it c.l j' u si s
SMI It 1 1 . .11 l. Mill
li ;)ii I : ii --i ri
Coll I 1 I i ioiii .1
1 1 ' . I ; n i n ii i.i i ii
ml bi-aise. 'I'ln-
incclilu-. - ill I" I.. i- mi inl... - .if Hi.
I I CSS Oil '
N II 1 "IIM-II1 ."II .1.1 . Ml ' lis.
Ibl'oUll COIJIIiSV . .1.1111' A-kitC:
Ki'lier;.il ln;ill;lL;er i.l ;!' S"lllli
M ct liodisl Ass. inlib al I j.i Is . .luna
lll.'ika. cnlii plllnciil a l. I udvets will be
K-iven lo.ilie press-io a I lend :! be -.hi
cerl bv Want Wile, A. Inn ,;,,i.:,- V !r.
U lli'"V Is COIIM.I'ered one .(I III. I. a.i-ini:-
b.H II ones -IM . 1m- i -on hi i n.ia
Complete Work On
Budget Next Tues.
The board of county connniiisioners
adjourned luesdtiv at noon after
hearing a report of the year's work
by county board of education regard
ing the appointment of a welfare
No decision was reached in the ap
pointment, as all members of the ed
ucation board, were not present.
On Monday the commissioners spent
most of the day with routine matters,
and working on the budget.
The board will meet again Tuesday,
July 14, to complete work on the
budget, and pass on the county agent's
office and name a welfare officer.
One member of the board paid this
week that indications were that a re
duction of about ten eejits would be
made on the tax lew for the coming
year. This, however, has not been
approved bv the board, and some
things might arise which would nol
warrant such a reduction.
The: board has already agreed to
retain the district health department,
the home demonstration agent and the
464 Took Ride In
Planes Last Week
The air shows staged here la.st
week will be repeated again this week
end, according to Joe Muslch, owner.
A total of 464 paesengcrs were
flown during the past week-end, and
the first of this week the two planes
kept fairly busy,
. Sunday afternoon, a long line of
customers stood for some time, wait
ing their turn for a flight.
IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
At Least 200 Members Expected
Here For Three-Day Conven
tion. Cammerer Speaks
Members of the North Carolina
I'ress Association will begin arriving
here at 10:1)0 this morning for the
three-day convention, which will be
the (4th annual summer meeting of
Registrations Inst night totaled
more that 100, and all indi..'iitions are
that more than the expected 200 will
be here for the three day.
The high spot of today's prograni,
will be the address tonight at eight
o'clock at the .court house by Arno H.
( .am merer, director of all national
Mr. Cammerer is coming down from
Washington for an inspection of the
(I rent Smoky Mountains National
Park and the add res hrre tonight,
'lis address before the press associa
tion will be his only speech of his
trip. He will make Crntlinburg his
headquarters while in this area, and
Waynesville is the only North Caro
lina town where he will stop.
Friday morning the presg will take
a tour into the park, leaving here
promptly at nine o'clo.-k, with a high
way patrol escort, The trip will be
made to Clingman'.s Pome and then
doubling buck to Cherokee for lunch
eon, which will be served by Sylva
and Hryson City. The officials at
Cheiokee will also give a program of
about an hour. The group will ar
rive back in Waynesville about 1.16.
The ImiKiuef on Friday evening
looms to be one of the' outstanding:
events of the convention. The ban
quet committee has everything
.ready, and K. I;.. Withers, chairman,
reported that two hundred' -members
of the press .would 'be taken cure nf. .
Admission will be by ticket only.
The session Saturday mortung wi.il.'
begin at nine thirty in the court room.
This meet ing will U- for only member
of the press. The convention will ad
journ about noon.
A special police ha.s been assigned
to watch the cars, of the prss wnile
The street -cleaning department vol
untarily said they would .see t0 it
that the streets wore, thoroughly wash
ed every niormng.
The county board of commissioners
are giving every consideration to the
local committees and the press. I he
court room will be thrown open tor
their use while here. The meeting
.fought' will be for the public, while
Saturday morning, only ' tnenibe-s -of
I he press wiIL.Im' admitted :o the
main court room, and al! oilier wi'-h"
in).' to attend will l.e .j; ;vrn. -cat,, :n
I lie lial i.ny
Special flood lights a ranT'-d
Kobort Hugh C lark wl b - tunnd
t he court hoiiM' each -rugnt.--
I lie Rotary tub here will
day at . li!:.((l. itisu ad of )
t oV tlte
picsn into the
on I lie ;.nj
park I' i Ida v.
Tfugh. .Sloan, chairman of tne triiHi
portal.ion, urges that all cars - mak.-ng
i lie trip into the park have enough
gasoline .to make the onti -e trrp. in
oluct to avxnd stoiis.
The (jbui-tosv carkls arranged by
Harry M. Hall will le given to a!l
membeiv of the press w'hen they reir
ister. The courtesy cards will be
lionored upon .presenUit ion ami tin1
showing of the press badge.
The special souvenirs, also arrang
ed for liy Mr. Hall, will be given
out al the banquet. 1 hose were made
and donated by Krkraft, of Waynes
ville, and the C arolina Hillbillies, at
Special scenes of this area have been
made and will be iriven members of
the press for publication in all papers.
Displays of local photograph will
be shown in the lobby of the Hotel
Two large banners will be iis
plaved on Main street. One in iront
of the C hamber of Commerce, and one
at the Hotel Gordon. .
,' .-I.' '. -
At the Gordon, a special writing
room ha? been fitted up by the pub
licity committee for members of the
press. Typewriters and paper hav
ing been provided.
Frank Gerard and hi "D" men of
Duke University, will furnish music
(Continued on back page)
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