JeNVs Events of
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
VOL. XLVIII NO. 31
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1936
$1.00 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
urHKEK PLAN 1
,vv ERED ,
,, n mists have discovered a
1,n Lnniim a "kok-
J;;;, h mav have far-reaching
""".', v,K.r industry. At-
w'riments made to date,
of the plant can c"n
Ford Donates Park I County Budget Is
ADout ueaay ror
Hoard Named W. D. Smith As
County Agent At Iast Meet
ing. No Formal Accep
WKSTS ON 1XTELLI-
sYS LIN BERG H
i.. t in,Vurh sneak
German aviation officials
,,7'. t t week, said that ai
, ..tiwhed defense and
v in the future must rest
. ,,,.t. ,-ather than on foie.
OF TRADE NO!
,r June, 1936. show that
month we imported
ore (roods than were ex--
adverse tiade balance,
will take $7,000,000 of
,f the United States each
Roosevelt last week
! )ne medal of honor to
i., '-ailroad conductor, ol
.. ' N C-, who saved the
.-year-old boy at a Trade
u (Tiadbourn, N. C, on
a ij n I iiM,lnn frvrmnllu
) 11 i'l tl 44
iiif Republican presidential
,n last Friday night in a
Topeka. Kansas, delivered
han (10,000 people. Landon
hat he would stand by the
.m and the Republican plat-
r.- .ntiv'v i
At Funeral for Slain Co-ed
MILLION EMPLOYED BY
. than one million workers have
employed' by private industry
l.i-i vear, according to a report
e Department of Labor. Dur
ing tne ..'.a me period, relief roils have
decreased by 2,231,000.
SPAN 1SII REVOLUTION GOES ON
Contrary to reports received last
uwlt Hint the Snnnisih revolt had
kmn ,i,,fisivnlv riishd. desultory
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fiphimc' between federal and rebel
troops .ontinue. Thousands have been
killed the rebel stronghold has been
emiton-d jinH thp eariei- of the re
volt has committed suicide. Both
sioe. are claiming victory in the re
other developments are: the U. S
sent tun wnr shins r.v rescue Ameri
cans t rum the danger zone and Eng
lann has dispatched shipe to the
Spanxi coast for a similar purpose;
rraiu o has halted the stream ot rem
fci l:nm Spanish to French tern
toi v anil refuses to eell arms to
cuii! i ot the contending sides.
One of the few radio appearances
made by Henry Ford, motor mag
nate, above, occurred when he
formally presented to the city of
Dearborn, Mich., a .wooded 'tract
to be used for p-p U purposes.
Funeral For Mrs.
Mnrv Noland Fer
guson, 72, Is Held
Resident Of The County (Jiven
Kurial At Lower Crabtree
V A- Hvatt, chairman of the coun
ty board of commissioner, told The
Mountaineer yesterday that there is
si missihilitv that the board will pass
on the county tax rate for the com
inp vear at their session Monday,
"F.verytlnng is ready for approval.
In fact "the budget would have been
completed, but the figures submitted
for the Canton school were recalled
by the board for reconsideration, and
we have boon waiting on the final
figures from them."
! v..i-v udii'i' over which the om-
, . , i.
missioriers have jurisdiction nas neon
unproved for the coming year. A new
office, that of the Home Demonsf ra
tion Agent, has been added for the
At the nuotinir. . D Smith was
unanimously' named county farm
agent for the coming year. Mr.
Smith was out of town thi week,
but Chairman Hyatt stated that Mr.
Smith had not given formal accep
tance of the office as far as he knew,
In connection with the farm agent s
office, the board- also passed unani
mously the following order:
"It is hereby ordered .that Hay
wood County proceed to employ a
Farm Agent for the next tisval year,
provided, however, that such farm
agent as elected shall not use or per
mit to.be eniplowed, imv of the agent s
family or family connections in -connection
with the farm agent's oll'n o,
or any bureau or agency working in
connection therein, and that only bon
nti.le residents of Haywood County be
employed as clerks in such -office and
it. is further provided that the farm
agent is to furnish on the first Mon
day in each month an itemized state
ment, of rpeeints from all sources and
an itemized statement of all expendi
tures of all funds handled by or
thiwugh his office."
At the same meeting, the commis
sioners. voU'd not to pay for tihe.
gas used in cooking at the jail.
An order was also recorded where
by veniremen would be paid one dol
lar plus five cents a mile both ways.
... ww at
Private funeral services were held at Fletcher. O . for
eer New York university co-ed who was slain in an Asliev lie, N. C.
E houl m auUioritici i continued their search for her slayer,
II AI.VS WORK INCOMPLETE
lavs Usk of conquering Ethio
i far from complete, according to
, m : - received recently that the
en-pant of the Ethiopian armv is
larrassing the Italians. Most
f i e attacks are from ambush and
'.i iciden snipers..
her Charles Coughlin, of De-
to -President Roosevelt recently, for
taiunir- thfi Presidpnt a "linr" in a
speech he made at the Townsend
(invention, : Coughlm said he re
f. iie.i 0nly to the President not keep
tne piatform. pledges of 1932.
POM' MASTERS TO COME UNDER
la a presidential order issued last
''resident Roosevelt decreed
that air post masters of the first and
thud class must henceforth be selected
under civil service rules. 13,730 post
m.i.-ters were affected by the order.
The .0-1,666 post masters of the fourth
Culss are already under the civil
GOVERNMENT.. DEFICIT DE
' he deficit for the first three weeks
f tne fiscal year, which began July 1,
was only one-sixth as large as was
that for the same period last year.
The deficit this year amounted to
7,000,000, while the one this year
amounted to $70,000,000.
ARABS ENTER HUNDREDTH DAY
Arab protests against the presence
r" more Jewq in Palestine entered its
ne hundredth day, as a conference
between the Arab strike committee
aid the Emir Abdullah of Amman
tnued without any decision being an
nounced. Several Arabs and British
nave been killed in recent skirmish
er resulting when British soldiers
tried to repulse Arab attacks wn
t'ains,. motor ears and on individual
Last lite, for Mi- Muv Nolaml
Ferguson, 72, widow of the late RiU y
M Ferguson, prominent citi.en ol
Haywood, who died Middi nU .it th.
home of her daughter, Mrs J. Handy
K.ikpattuk, in ( anion. I .day mom
ing at 1 o'clock, were conducted at the
Crabtiee Mithodit-t Fpi.-iop.il ( huich,
South, -at 2 o'clock on Sunday afU-i-noon.
OHiciating minisWrs were. nr.
) E- t'amack, paste,- of the l ust
Methodist Church, bouin o .
isted by Rev. C. M. Nvnne. in
terment was in the cemetery- wy:n-
inj' the church.
Vx ..4....,!..., uftel'lKWin to 110W1IIK i
, tlie home of Mr. and
Mrs J Handy Knkpitiuk. in an
tonducted by R.v(. M h'l;
i Jr i Uji l i I'L'f A Ui niU MM 1 1 I' I 1 "
pastor o' 11,1 ,
It iu r --.., r, th.. h.K v was taken
to Crabtree for burial on Sunday at
ttl nuwii . . T .1
Mrs- Robert I). -1 oieman,. .n .,
Mrs. Norman Freel, oi v.aiHoo, ...
chaige of the mu.MC at the ''
with John West, Jr., oi '-'.
assisting. . ... .. i
Active pal bi art i, .i i
.. n ..,..,. .Irthn and
were as tonows; ,
Tom KirkpatnA. and K.lev, Joe an.
G C Palmer, Jr. In charge of the
flowe,,we,e n.etes of Mrs ruguscm.
as follows Mrs I'auiinc
Annette P. own, Mrs Laura Mae (on-
i T).,IV, n.,vrnri Mrs. ISell
natser, -airs, imw ' " 1' V v,, n
M s Da"e Thiash, Mi- Margaret
Boyd, Mis, Lou Boyd, Miss Mildred
Rogers, and Mm Mae Kinsland.
Honorary pallheare.s were o
West. David Boyd A C. Reynolds,
Thea Ferguson, Ga.ther tereuwn,
Alnnn Ferguson, Ur, J. u.
R ley Boyd, Robert Ferguson, I)
Noland, Tom Rogers, Tom
Ferguson, Geram r rsn, ""k-ic"- "T,
V.nd Wells. Hugh L. Noland. Grady
To Lake In Aug.
IK I. I
Outstanding program high lights
of the Junaluska Methodist Assembly
include an illustrated lecture by Anny
Rutz, the Virgin Mary of the Passion
I'la v' at Oborammergau ; and the
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comic opera "ruiaiiire, scoeiui
for the evenings of August H and .Au
gust If), respectively.
The lecture by the noted Bavarian
girl, Anny Ruiz, is sponsored by the
Junaluska Woman's Club, and will,
feature the annual Woman's Club
Night at the Junaluska Assembly.
The nautical comic opera, "Pina
fore," will be given by the Waynes-
i-lle Choral Club, assisted . by. New
College Community and Junaluska
singers, under-the 'direction oi i-van-der
Preston, of Waynesville. This
promises to be an exceptionally tine
program, both lrom a musical Aim
scenic standpoint. Mr. Preston will
ko altml in tlic stai?c nroduction by
M-icu- itetsv f nrie Ouinlan. (if Way
nesville, and a supporting orchestra
will contribute to the. .success- ot tm
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In tin. immediate ofling, .-Judith
Clayton's Marionette Revue, set for
Saturday evening of the present week,
promises to be a .popular auraeuon
This Is Mlsa Mllilren aid,: one if
sevn who were held in rhe Huneomlio
C.mnlv lal'l- for M "' l'"i almut th"
i M ikh Wai-I
l li'venci'i in." '
...-....) .... .i. wei ealiolllM (if -1
vvnllii.-r. A.sheville vioiinisl
ntl.I of HO' eriioe. Wolhier is a i"..m
at: the home 'of Miss War.r.H Tii.uh-
Yester.lav In Ast.eville. Mile.,.,
l.aiii-en.-e 1'.. Hi'own . aini.uiiu , .. ......
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I ho iiiyKterlfius ea'MH, sayirif;: I
n... oionc inonlliH in this t-e.rn
uiV reasonably sure of re-eli
1...1 ,..111 i.ive me tw o Midi I
( 'lues have .-In-
Side Angles Of
Cameron Shipp, Charlotte News
Writer, Finds Many Ball ling
Point In Case
Fditor's Note The following aril
cle apieared m '1 he Charlotte New
this week, and was written by (.am
evnn Shi tin. who. is covering th
Clovene-cr murder case in Ashevilli
for his paper:
ASIIKVII.LE. Julv 27. The Helen
I Irivenirer murder case which is Ml I
the rl itterton case of the south, flound
ers in frustration and utters. Mieritl
Lawrence., hi. lirown. who owns tin
murder mysterv like the aulhor of
diUutivn storv. bv rurht of sei.un
from the Asheville city police, is a
competent, more than ordinarily tal
ented law t'liforcenient office, liut lie
is plainly uu of lus depth in -the inile
of murler-mwtery detective, anil
'1 he most curious I lung about the
case now is t he murder iison . i ais,
when it is finally solved, will probably
reveal ltsedt lis very simple. I be as
tonishing thing is the new technique
of jailing people invented by Shei itf
A New York leporter had it this
way: "In this town, you're jailed hut
not arrested, leleased but still in jail.
i no down i" il
number of distant cm
have resulted i the arr
.( of -any one.
The following cash prices were be
ing paid Wednesday by the Farmers
thickens, heavy weight hens -..13
Chickens, fryers 17c
Lggs, dozen .. ... . . ...... .. ......18c
Com, bmshel . .. ........... .$1-00
Axi t. i , i i nn
" wriit, ousnei ..
Unwashed wool, pound -82c
Sfnrp Moves To
.r yt n.u.n iwner and manager
of Harold's Department Store is an
nouncing th wk ... . -his
.itire tn tne ouiiuing m,. -
store mj " .:, PnTrinanv,
pied by (Jarrett s r '
on Main street. . -
The stock was moved the first, ol tne
week?tnd will be all flanged in the
new store by the week-end, Mr. Rao-
lAhan spent the past week in
Baltimore, Atlanta and i Knoxv die
stocii. w , ,Tilpff"l v re-
The store nas iki r
wll,.llvS; t,at. a scecial
Mr Karjnan 7 . ,
sale event will be announced in next
week S paper
To Dedicate thurcn
tu. QniAhl RtmfUv in Aucmst will
be home-coming day out in the Kat-
cliff Cove. The Baptists win oeaicaie
their new church on that day. Every
vA,t whs Vina fnrmerlv lived here are
crwi j. ...... v . ,
invited to come back and enjoy the
day with us. Those who contribut
ed time or means in tne erection 01
our church are especially invited.
The cermon will be preached at 11
FUNERAL FOR VANCE
McCLURE, 75, IS HELD
$1,000 Being Spent
Church In City
AppioximaUly $1,000 is b ing Mmt
on the l'resbytertan church he.e, it
'ru.i,,,iij;ir Voi Ki'en re-roofed, arxl
been painted both inside and out, new
outside doors nung ann a w -y--"-foundation
built as well as new gutter-
. 1 aA ..n ira huiuiinw.
Work was started several weeks
af?o, with Mr. Frady in charge.
lj wan luuiui v.. .
.: ..1 ,u f thp foundation of tne
lllllltri iiiuvn v. -
building, and that a new concrete i
inforccinent was necensaiy.
Funeral esrvioes ..were oondVxrUvi
on Sunday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock
from the Methodist cnurcn ai-nyuei
Mountain for Prry Vance McClure,
75, who died in Friday night at the
Haywood County uospitai.
Obituary notices, resolu
tions of respect, cards of
thanks and all notices of
entertainments for profit,
will be charged for at the
rate of one cent per word.
Sale Begins Sat.
In today's issue, Raiff's Outlet
Store is advertising a final close out
of all summer merchandise. I he Baie
... Cafnrriav mornine. and will
continue for lo days. .
i v, ovortis"ment. George JvaiiTi
owner, said that the store was over
stocked because 01 a aeiayeu "i
and that many of the items being
offered in the sale were below cost.
TO GIVE AWAY CASH DAILY
tinor what other
A.l-I novuwh- c
dmg stores are doing in South taro-
lina, Georgia and in uii 6u.
Reeves, manager of the Waynesville
Pharmacy, is beginning this morning
a "Daily Pay-Off" plan.
The details are explained in an ad
vertisement elcewhere in this paper.
A cash prize of $2.50 is being offered
.l;,ii'k Wollncr, t he (e rinan violinist,
Was arrested Sat u, day of las t week,
In Id ;n jaii live days on lio "charge;
not undei ari'e-l . Shei ilf Brown insisi.
ed. Mildred Ward, W'ollner's girl
friend, was held lor . sover.'l-l day.-,
not, under ari est, Ilaniel (iaddy,
nightwatchman.. -is still in jail,: not
under arrest.: L, 1. Roddy V still in
jail, not -under arrest. Kd Flem
ing was 'jailed not: under arret,. sub
Pmf. William L. Cleveriirer. of State
Colk'ge was plafed in jail at 'o'clock
Friday afternoon. At . col at In
press conference, the slierill' aniroun
ced that he was not under arrest.
. Saturdav afternoon,. Judge Don
Phillips, of Rockingham, aniiouneei
l'. ,f,)suir ( deveiie-er had been releas
ed, without benefit 0f a writ ol habea
oirnus returnab e at b:.JI. Al
,.'.b.eU Kherilf Brown said Professor
frievenirer had not been released. ..Bui
ho. i not under- arrest, lie is not
I asked: "Could the professor leave
the jail if he wished?"
The sheriff ignored that question.
Because the sheriff had all material
witnessed in jail, incommunicado, and
because the sheriff the only news
source would never set a time to
see repo-ters, the story was tne most
difficult they'd ever covered, oui-oj-town
reporters agreed. Brown con
ferred with Publisher Don Elias of
the Asheville Citizen-Times, and took
local reporters into hij confidence.
Other reporters had bo wait m the
hall, afraid to leave Decause xne nti
iff held over their -heads the promise
of announcing an arrest at an any
Salisbury Boy Is
Killed In Wreck
Here Tues. Night
Roadster Turned Over, Crushing
Chest Of Paul Julian, 18
Faul Julian, an lH-ycar-oUl boy of
Salirbury, lived only two hours after
sustaining internal injuries when
the automobile in which he and Fred
rick M-arsh. of Vtaytn-'svule, were
riding over-turned here 1 uesday night.
Young Julian was crusneo aooui.
the chest by the roadster, when - it
stru k a guv wire from a telephone
pole at the intersection of Ilaywoo.i
and Gudger streets. I he accident,
happened at ten thirty.
Those who arrived at me scene ol
the mvident, reported the car had
failed "to straighten out after making
the turn- and had followed the bank
for some distance, striking the guy
wire, then turning over.
The mimed boy was carried to the
hospital bv Robert Hugh ( lark, Hugh
S'helton and Milas ! e rgusoli. '1 he
buy was conscious when he ai rived at
hospital. He talked to those
ikinir him over, and inquired ai
length about his friend Marsh, whom
wu visiting, lie and .Marsh weie
lose friends and. he had often visited
The ear v not damaged beyond
a broken windshield and a bent fen-
Marsh was not injured.
Local police investigated the- aed
lent, and Marsh was held until a
bond was made.
It is said that I he young -man-did
not even nave a sciaicn amuo .un
fa.-o or body, and I rum out want signs,
was not seriously hurt. Hemorrhages .
set in .soon alter lie arrived at the
hospital. . ,
The bov's father was 'bei last nigni-
making plans for the funeral.
Mrs. Crawford Ac
companied Son To
Pacific Coast Tues.
Hilary II Crawford, his wife and
two children, of fcunf j-ancisco, ( alif.,
aiil his mother-in-law, M.rs. ( . A.
Ball, of Portland. Oregon, accompan
b biu nuif her. Mrs. W. T. Craw
ford, left, here Tuesday for their
homes 'on the Pacific coast. The
party had pelit the past .three weeks
here as the guests of Mis. W . T
Thev will return hy way of Washing
ton, New York, Boston ami -up tlnoLrg.li.
Canada, Chicago mid Portland. -Oregon
taking scvciiil we'ks for the
(rip Mrs Crawford will make an
extended visit m the West before re
turning to Waynesville.
M.. ( iiivefinil. wlu has been prac
ticing law in San Kramisco sitne
l'.UO, has built up a large cliemyie,
and is prominently iiiuinei wun
the alTairs of the" city mid th" Ami i
iciin legion gioti) of hi.s ailopted
state. lie was rnu-h i'lipre ;-ed v :th
the giowlh arid imprviveiiK n "f this
Harry 0. Schenck,
Buried Last hunaay
Fune -al services wen- held in- Mui
phv, on Sunday for Harry O. Schen k,
4:j World War vet. -ran, and promi
nent'. ( 'he rokee eiti'.i' n , who formerly
resided here. . , ,
Mr.'-Schenck died suddenly in the.
ollice of Dr. N. I!. Adams in .Murphy.
lie had walked into the physician s
oflice, complaining there was some
thing the matter with his heart, The
doctor felt his pulse and wa-s en
gaged in examining the patient, whi n
he fell over dead.
Mr Schenck was born in Waynes
ville, and spent the early years of his
life here, the son oi Mrs, wime .
Schenck and the late Sam Schenck,
He is survived by his widow, the
former Mis Minnie Tayne; two broth
ers Joe and John and his mother.
I think the truth was this:-, that
Sheriff Brown, when he said he would
arrest the murderer within 48 hours,
hoped by that published statement bo
frighten the murderer into making a
ha the person he suspects in jail
V... nrmdur nrrest.l
it ua oushwtpd that William L.
n..,.T..r --Union', nnc e would re
veal something that would lead to
a solution of the case ne was sauiy
- TVto nrnfPKn. returned to
Asheville a. he had promised. By the
tv,iu is nnhlished. he mav be out
of jail, but, in spite of all thoee state-ofvMit-
iis vmlnnt.arv confine
ment, I know as well as you do that
innocent men do not stay in jan unites
are told to. The professor was held
(Continued on page 8, Section 1)
Sale Begins Tomor
row At Massie s
MassipV Denartment Store is stag
ing a stock reduction sale, beginning
I nday morning.
Mr. Massie has spent several weeKs
on this sales eveni, ana nas re
ceived some special goods to be of
fered in connection with the regular
stock of merchandise.
A large number of specials are list
ed in the large advertisement in this
issue of the paper.