HE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Jews Events of
-TTmFN RESCUED AFTER 72
M HOURS IN. MINE
n f the four miners of Moberh,
u 11.; who were imprisoned in a
nci'ie for seventy-two hours,
"wued early last Saturday
rir.n, bodies of the two who failed
r vi-e the poison gases were re
:u i fill- burial. The men were
...d early in the we,k when
d allowed sections to cave in.
l,:ToF K.J. REYNOLD'S
Mr.. Reynolds Babcock or Green
I Conn daughter of the- late R.
tv.iolds, passed her. 28th birthday
,k and came into possession of
t 000.000 fortune left to her
b;(i;r father. The will of R. J. Ray
t 1111 -,.1 u.. v,l nni-t nf the
't! fortune be withheld from
children until they reached the
si'FKUKKS SENTENCED TO ONE
S HOI R IN DEATH AUTO
tWi, men arrested in Jacksonville,
n r -da last week for speeding were
',-cnced to pay a $10 fine and spend
: , h .ur each In a badly wrecked auto
n:;.bile. in which four persons receiit-
J w,.re killed. The men served their
Alices and left without making
imoTllKK OPPOSES SISTER IN
151 ( OVGRESSION AL RACE
Mi- Dorothy Frooks, a Democrat,
'.mousing her brother, U'lghton
Frocks-, a Republican, in a race foi
"the nomination for repi i tentative at
. in New-York .state, they say
th. v are the best 0f friends, and each
tm-dged, in case of deicat, to sup
port the other.
DlSoKDEU CONTINUES IN HOIA
Recent reports from Palestine say
hat more than thirty fatalities have
resulted from recent clashes between
British soldiers and Arabs. Spordiae
disorders in several parts of the
.,-ountry were reported. An Arab girl
was killed and a man injured in Jar!
late last week by a bomb thrown from
an Arab house. Fifteen thousand
' Rritkh soldiers are patrolling the
MOORE SENTENCED TO DIE FOR
Martin Moore, 22-year-old negro,
was sentenced last Saturday to die in
North Carolina's lethal gas chamber
on October 2, for the murder of Helen
rtsveniror 1S-vrar-old New York
University student, at the Battery
Park Hotel in Asheville July 16.
The trial began on Wednesday t
last week and the jury decided Satur
day afternoon, after deliberating kss
than an hour, that Moore was guilty
of murder in the first degre2. Judge
Phillip sentenced Mo.re to die in .he
Moore's attorney filed notice of an
appeal and were glv-jn .forty-rive days
to perfect it.
Immediately after sentence was
pronounced, Moore was taken to th
State Prison in Raleigh and placed
in the "death row" to await the date
of hit; execution.
GOVERNOR OLSON OF MINNE
SOTA DIE S
r'.,,,l rtViifif OVOMltiVP Of
Minnesota since 1931, died last Sat
urday of stomach trouble in a Ro
chester clinic, at the age of 44. Gov
ernor Olson was the only Farmer
Labor . party governor in the ration,
and has been widely mentioned as a
possible Farmer-Laborite candidate
for president. President Roosevelt,
who was to have visited Governor
Olson August 31, sent a note of sym
pathy to Mrs. Olson,
Pinafore Will Be
Given Friday Night
The comic opera. Pinafore, which
wa: scheduled to be given last night,
will, be given on Friday evening in
stead. No changes have been made
as to the place at the high school
at 8:30 o'clock.
This is the popular musical present
ation sponsored by the Waynesville
Choral Club, which was given at Lake
Junalueka on August 15 before 4,000
Ticket are on sale at Alexander's
SPECIAL JUNIOR MEETING
SET FOR NEXT TUES. NIGHT
special meeting of the local coun
; el of the JunioT Order United Ameri
can Mechanics has been announced
for next Tuesday night, September
nrst. Besides special degree work, a
debate on popular questions '.will- he
. staged.- -
All members are urged to attend.
t iuiiuvrillg lltca nv-v w
paid Wednesday by the Farmers
hickens, heavy weight, hens 12c
Chickens, fryers . ............ -12:
t-ggs, dozen , 28c
Corn, bashel . .. fl.OO
Wheat bushol S1.00
Unwashed wool. oounJ 2e
j Today's Market
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County
VOL. XLVIU NO. 35.
Annual Flower Show
Will Be Held Friday.
Large Prize List
Dahlias Will He Displayed At
Show. Many Entries Are
Two annual events, the Flower
Show and Dahlia Show, which have
heretofore been held separately will
be combined this year and be spon
sored by the Woman's Club. The show
will be staged in the new Mass.ie
building adjoining the Park Theatre,
on Friday, August tne :mb.
Tliu'i-nmrnitlw in chartre of arrange-
menu-, is composed of Mrs. Grayden
Ferguson, Mrs. Rufus Siler, Mrs. i
Felix Stovall, Mrs.--Frank Bell, Mi--'
Lena Alsteatter, and Mr. S. I'. Ga.
oiesident of the club.
While la.k of rain in the early sum
mer hindered the usual luxuriant de- i
velopment of the flowers in this see- :
tion, the rains for the past several
weeks have done mucn to oring mi'
gardens up to the usual standard.
I The .prize list this year includes the ,
' entry of the finest of dahlias, to tlu
! popular old fashioned annuals, grown
by everyone who grows (lowers, so
all gardeners are urged to make rn- i
! tri.'s in the show. Information re- I
garding the entry of exhibits may be !
secured from Isiny niemOor oi tin-
above given committee. All entiles,
must be made before 11 o'clock t-o
that the judges may have time to)
.ii-i-l tlie ii-iy.es lie fore noon. i
i The following is a list ol the prii .
that will be offered in the combined
i show: Grand sweepstakes prize, mKii
! loving cup; Class 1, the largest ami
1 best display of dahlias, prize to be en-
nounced later; Class II. best displ.i
I of dahlias grown in llavwood count ,
'outside of Waynesville township, $1 ;
I r'l.,cc ill Iwst vase or basket, of
dahlia live or more b;ooms. (a) pink.
50 cents, (b) yellow or bronze, 50
cents; (c) red, 50 cents; (d cactus.
50. cents; (e) decorative, 50 cents;
Class IV, best display of ponpons, 75
Class V, (a) the largest and moat
perfect dahlia bloom, $1; (b) second
prize 50 cents; (c) the best collection
on display of old fashioned dahlias.
50 cents; (d) best seedling, 50 cents ;
Class VI, (a) best arrangement of any
flowers of one color, 75 cents; (b) best
combination ot two colors, ou frms,
(c) best combination of three varie
ties of flowers, 75 cents.
(lass VII, (a) best collection of
gladioli, $1; (b) second prize. 50 cent;
(c) best collection of primilius glads;
nf gladioli, not less
than six sprays; Class VIU, (a) best
collection of dwarf zinnias, 75 cent',
Class IX. (a) best collection of ealun
dulas, 50 cents; Class X, best collec
tion nasturiums, 75 cents; Class XI,
(a) best collection of marigolds, oO
cents; (b) best eolie tion of dwarf
marigolds, 50 cents.
ClaSf; 12, (a) best collection of as
ters, $1; (b) best vase of asters (one
variety), 50 cents; Class 13, best col
lection of lilies, 75 cents; Class 14, best
display of roses, 50 cents; best dui
play of wild flowers, SI; second pi i-ze,
Noted Traveler Is
Heard By Rotarians
Dr. William S. Willett, adventurer,
a J nrriTinnr was the GTUeSt
speaker at the WayneisVille Rotary
Club last Friday. lie iiiiKra un ;'",
on ovnnsitinn of Oriental
splendor intermingled with thrilling
jungle experiences. .. ,
tux ib in,.U-uinA a bit. of India s
! j f the interesting
customs of the old world. Dr. Willett
went into detail, describing some ot
the habits of jungle animals, poinung
Hcror p kincr of all beaets,
, L.f fm,raU. anta are the most
dreaded insects of the old worfrf.
t i,rt-io -Katt. p that he had
witnessed. He also caused his in
terested audience to gasp wnen nt:
M f tho Enak? in India, and some
of his experiences with them..
1 ne atienuanee a ,u on
was the largest in over a year, with M
Rotarians from six states. Ernest
Withers had charge of the program
and Dr. Willett was introduced by
J, Dale Stent!. ' ;
Medford Reunion Is
Set For Sept. 6th
In Clyde Township
The annual Medford reunion will be
held at Mrs. Joseph Medford's (Uncle
Nick Medford place ) in Clyde town
ship, on Sunday, Sept. 6th, thie year.
There wil be a short program of
vocal and instrumental musi., ..
Iwo or three 10-minute talks.
AH the Medford f.trmly and near
relatives Of the family are requeneu
to meet at the above named place by
10:30 a. m., and to brin' a tb.. ;"t
lunch. r. . :
By mistake, word got out , laxt
week that our reunion would be held
in Macon county. We do not know
who put this word out. The Medford
reunion has always -.been held in
Havwood county, and has no con
nection with any other family reunions
Mr and Mrs. Pinkney Baldwin and
three sons and Mr. H. S. Sprouse,. of
Buffalo, S C, were the guest during
the week bf Mrs. J. C. Fetguson.
-Forest Fires Rage
Forest fires raging through the northwest, leaving thousands of
acres of devastated land in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and tf
Dakotas took a terrific toll of damage as thousands of volunteer
fought to check the conflagrations. Hundreds of families were leffi
homeless, forced to flee for safety, among them. Victor Van Guilder.'
of Overton. Minn., below, who packed his calf In a buggy and
drove his mule to safety, the family cow tied on behind.
Last Rites Held For
Curtis G. Logan. 64,
On Last Saturday
(I itrn fi4 who mvsscd
away last' Wednesday night, was
buried Saturday aiternoon at .vireen
Hill cemetery, runerai services were
L.,1.1 :n ih,. Moihiwlmt" church: with
Dr. R. S. Trueisdale and Rev. II. W.
Bauiom. conducting them.
M f Tfrnn rli'il lii-ar Cherokee from
a heart attack, early Wednesday night.
The deceaseu was Dorn in raiio
Hill ,n 1X7.'; and vame to Waynesville
DO years ago. He was a :t2nd degree
Mason, a .Shriner,- past, presiueiu. ui
the American Society of Engineers,
and a member of the Electrical En
For fifteen vears he w superintendent-
-of the water and light 'de
partments of this city, and also
brought the first automobile into this
Atone time he was a member ol
an undertaking firm here, being the
third person in North Carolina to re
ceive an embalmer's license.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs.
C. . (i. Logan, and oneMm, Curtis (J.
Pallbearers - were: Dr. S. V. Gay,
,1. II. Howell, Slim Jon, E. ('. Moody,
Frank W. Miller, and Ernest; L.
HIKERS GOING TO OLD
BALD SUN. MORNING
Old Bald is the hike scheduled for
Sunday. August 30th. The hikers will
meet iii front of the post office at
11:15 and drive to Quinlantown. The
hike begins there and promises to be"
a very good one, as Old Bald is one
of the finest peaks around Waynes
ville. Mrs. E..W. Brown has as her guests
her niece, Mrs. Ma:k Hipp and her
non, Macon Hipp, of Charlotte.
Due to the fact tfiat an early mail makes it necessary to
have papers in the Waynesville post office by 7:30 a. m. Thurs
day, this paper will not guarantee publication of either news
matter or advertising that is received after noon on Wednesday,
unless previous arrangements are made for handling same.
Subscribers have learned to expect their paper on Thurs
day's mail, and in order to make this mail, the dead-line for
all copy must be limited to noon Wednesday.
To assure better positions on advertising, and less chances
of errors, all advertising copy should be in the office not later
than Tuesday night. .
We want to also remind those who mail in news to this
paper, that all news matter must be signed by person sending
it in. Unless properly signed, IT WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED.
At present over 1,700 families get The Mountaineer every
week, and we want to get it to them on time. Won't you please
co-operate with us in carrying out the above requests?
At The Eastern Entrance
WAYNESVILLE. X. C, THl RSDAY. Al (JUST
in Northwest ,
Another homeless refugee
C. N. Allen Build
ing Addition To
Hazel wood Store
(VN, Allen i having built an addi
tion to hi,, store in llazelwood, which
will give much more space,, which will
be used for displaying larger lines of
.merchandise, he .said.
Work on the addition is 'expected to
be completed within the next ten days.
The addition is fifteen by forty feet,
in one section, and ten', by twelve feet
Besides: the addition "to the store,
Mr. Allen is building a warehouse
thirty by forty feel.
The furniture More of the firm,
which is across the street from the
main stole, will remain where it is,
Mr. Allen said.
A .'general increase in business ne
cessitated the expansion, Mr. Allen
Of Republicans Set
For September 2nd
The .Iarretl-for-Congrss campaVn
will officially get under way Septenir
Ik'I- 2nd w hen Roin.Ticuiis from . I'll
over the district will star', coming to
Asheville to personal: meet Clyde H.
Jarrett, of Andi'-AS', ihj parly's nom
inee for Congress, luring the three
days he will be present at the district
headquarters in Asheville.
J, Marvin Glance, Republican elev
enth district chairman,"-this, week' an
nounced that September 2, .3 and 4th
have been set aside as "get acquaint
ed" days to mark the formal opening
of the campaign to elect Mr. Jarrett.
dlistrict headquarter are located
at 19 ahd 20 Electrical Building, on
Patton Avenue in Asheville. Much
work is already being done at these
of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
' .. -,. i -
Guards Needed For
Cars At Churches
W her visitors in Wayrovi!le
cannot park their cars at church
wliu- they attend services with
out having people prank with
them, it is then time to have
..pteial police on duty at each
Sunday morning, some thought
I L ss person placed an exploding
cracker under the hood of a visitor
! at a local church. Of course the
explosion was harmless, but very
I uncalled for, and embur.assing.
If that is what some people call
fun, we suggest that ollicicals make
it a point to catch such undesir
ables, and let them spend then
time behind the baiy on the fifth
floor of the court house.
Moderator Of Hay
County Haptists Vote Against
Permitting Dancing At Wake
Rev. Frank II. Leatherwood was
named moderator of the Haywood
Baptist Asi-ociat ion in its annual
meeting al Anliocli cluir h last Thurs
day aiternoon. Rev.' Mr. Lcat herwoon
succeeds V. G. Bycis.
Rev.- H. P. McCrackcn, of Clyde,
was re-elected vice moderator anil
Rev. P. C. Hicks, of Canton, was re
elected treasurer. T. 11. Rogers, of
Clyde, was named clerk, succeeding'
.Decision was made to ludd next
years session the lalfer pari ol Au
gust with the Clyde Baptist church.
Rev. Mr. U'litherwood is program
chairman of the l'.CiT meeting, and
ReV. R. G. Mace, pastor ol' the (.'lyde
iliuivh, will deliver the associat ionai
A resolution was passed by the as
sociation and sent to the 'president -of
Wake Forest College; asking that the
trustees of the institution rescind
their recent action permitting dancing
ut the eolleg.
The newly elected moderator resides
in Wayneisvillo, and is now pastor of
three churches. They are Rock
Spring, Fines Creek and Oak Grove.
Rally Plans Are
Hon. .1. Wallace Winborne, Hon.
Clyde Hoey and Others On
IVogram. Kxpect 20.000
(Special to The Mount.aiii"ci)
FOREST (TTV,- I'laiis are nei.r
ing completion for the iVc.-lern No'lh
('aroJina Deinoiral ic lally, to lie he'd
here Satuiilay, Sept. Mh, at wlncli
time more than 20,0110 I leinoern' s fioni
21 Western. .North Carolina i-olinties
are expected to attend.
According to the g-'irenil chairman
Clarence Griffin, a rumiier of .liiie
tation to 'attend
acec;)'.ed the invi
the event ai d pa"-.
t icipate . on the
them are Hon. J.
Hon: Hon. Clvdo
Walla, e Winbouie,
ChaiCinan, 'of Ma
R Hoey, candidate
Shclbv:' Miss lieat-
for Governor, of
rice Cobb, National comiiiiiteewoman,
and J. Ed Butler, '"president of the
Young Democrats, of North Carolina,
of Mo-ganton; Hon. Wilkins P. Jlor
ton, of Pittsboro, candidate for Lieu
tenant Governor, and a numi.r of
other state officials and candidates
for state office
Twenty-four Wes'etn North Car
olina counties are ..participating in the
rally. The program opens Saturday
afternoon at: 2 :'!() o'clock. Speakers
representing each of the 21 partici
pating counties will appear on the
The evening program begins at 7
o'clock with short addresses by Hon,
Wallace Winborne, Hon. Clyde R.
Hoey, Miss Cobb, Mr. Butler, and
other candidates for etate offices, fol
lowed at eight o'clock by an address
by Senator Robert Reynolds. :
Rutherford County Democrats are
making elaborate preparations for en
tertaining the thousands of visitors
expected here Sept. 5th. A varety of
entertainment features are planned
for the afternoon. A dinner wil' be
given at six o'clock '.for specially in
This event promises to be the big
gest political rally ever staged in
Western North "'Carolina.-.
Weaving Center Will
Be Established Soon
As a stimulus to the development
of handicrafts in Haywood county,
the announcement that a weaving
center will be established here next
month, will be of wide epread inter
est. The project will be under the
auspices of the State Department of
Mts. Lillian Allen Harte has been
appointed instructor and director of
the center, I whuh will be open to
women throughout the county.
1.00 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
Davis Heads New
Farmers Group In
Haywood Soil Conservation And
Land I'se Association Orga
nized I -st Saturday-
The. Haywood County Soil Conser
vation and Land I'se Association held
a meeting Saturday, August 22. at
the court house in Waynesville. There
were 02 demonstration farmers and
committeemen present for the meet
W. G. Byers,
clerk of the court.
made a talk on
organization and co-
operation, and .
Would help the
explained how this
farmers of Haywood
Tin- duties of both county and town
ship committeemen were discussed by
the president, Frank M. Davis. The
election of officers for the county or
ganization was held with the follow
ing officers being elected:
Frank M. Davis, President.
A. C. Walker, vice president.
Charles McCrary, mv ret iry.
lien Wright, treasu.er.
The township committee
I were a follows :
Jonathan Creek .1 A
chairman; R. W. IRwdl. L. M.
Crablree Manson M E'.roy.
man; Lawrence Brown,
East Fork-. -I. R. Howell,, chairman;
O. F. Burnett. 1. H. ( ogbuin.
Iron IHilf Jarvis '.Chambers, chair
man; G rover Hogan, Roy Medford.
Pigeon-T. " W. Cat hey, .chairman;"
Grover" Able, Worth. Wells. :
Cecil W. F. Hipps, ehairm Li; C
. Moody, Carl Moody.
Fines Creek E. .. Messer, chair
man; 1. Reeves Noland, ('has. Mc
Beaverdam J. 11.
Allen, i hairman;
Taylor Duckelt. C. E
W.-ivncsvillo C. R.
J R. Medford, liwe
White Oak lien Wright, .hairman;
W.-H. Williams, Vinson Jeiikinn.
ClvdeAllMM-t Mct'racken, chair
man; John MoMer, i imrman uavnes.
Ivy Hill Earl Ferguson, chairman;
Crockett Campbell, W. I. Janes.
The keeping of the re- H books was
discussed and also how to fill out a
nummary sheet which all demonstra
tion farmers are required to fill out.
The getting of additional triple su
perphosphate was discussed, espe
cially in regard to phosphate for
winter legumes and grasses. There
was a large per cent of the demon
stration, farmers which have legumes
already sown or are going to sow;
.winter legumes and trasses.
It was piMssed on that the Soil Con
servation ami Land Use Association
meet; as often as it deemed necessary
lo meet by the County Agent's office,
and that township meetings be held
as often as that parti ular town
thinks it i necessary to meet.
A discussion was held on the check
ing of the results of the phosphate,
and also how and when to. apply the
Riverside Will Be
Site Of Fifth Sun
day All-Day Meet
The regular fifth Sunday meeting
will Ire ludd with the .Riverside church
near Bethel oil SjikIi y, August 30th,
with the program beginning at, 10:U0
Among the morning speakers will
be Rev. Robert Gaddis, Rev. II. P.
Hicks, and Rev. Howard Hall.
The afternoon speakers will be ReV.
O F. Burnette and Rev, R. P. Mc
Cracken. Dr. Stringfield Is
Now Located In City
Dr. Sam L. Stringfield and Dr.
Thomas Stringfield, will have asso
ciated with them, the former's soli,
Dr. Thomas Stringfield, who starts
his practice here with splendid pre
Dr. Stringfield was born and -reared
in Waynesville and is a graduate of
the local high school. He attended the
Virginia Military Institute, of Lexing
ton, Va., following which he went to
Wofford College; from which institu
tion he received his A. 11. degree.
Hie .first two years of medicine he?
took at the medical school of the
University of North Carolina, with the
last two years in the medical college
of the University of South Carolina.
In June, .1935, Dr. Stringfield pass
ed the North Carolina Board of Medi
cal examiners, after which he servej
his interneship at the Watts Hospital,,
Max. - Min.
Wednesday ; 93 hi
Thursday 9f 55
Friday 98 60
Saturday 85 67
Sunday . 84 55
Monday 83 6l
Tuesday 85 (52
W. D. Smith official observer