HE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
$1.00 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
pTV7vm NO. 38.
WAYNESVILLE, N. C. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 17, 1936
fitv Board Refuses
To Grant Permit To
Larj-e Oil Concern Wanted To
Build Station On henmore
r .v board of aldermen refused
L'"'ze a building permit which
'? U, .," issued about a year ago for
:"'; :.t,; ion of a servh-e station on
now occupied by the kenmore
utt.i on Main street. ..
H Th, board recently passed an ordi
r . .which prohibits the erection of
!v ,rvice station between the post
"file and the court houee on Main
Vi lackson, Asheville real estate
X.r' and W. B. Shuford, owners of
T vi- porty were present when the
hi, 1 made their final decision on the
Mr. Shuford did not seem
n;; n;i,l at the board's action, while
;r,; i ..krnm saw it in a different
r'.h- citing that he had spent much
; working up the "deal between
,'wner of the property and the
Iu..i.i,v the .board members, the
,.iLy; citizens wore present at the
,r Charles E. Ray. Jr., W. II.
m t'F J Hyatt, and J. K. Boyd.
"'.yn, action on the part of the
, the beginning of betterment
1- wvnesville through city plan-
, v ,rl(.,. Rav said, who has ad-
vu-a'ed " city planning and zoning
. ,HF.sin fur some time.
Hnvwood Fair Will
Be Held Sept. 29 To
October 3rd Here
t e Kt of the Haywood County
Fa " are completing plans for the
:',::, fair which will be held Septeni
i,.r to October 3rd at the old Band
M i grounds on the Dellwood road.
W p Smith, secretary of the Kan
Aviation, announced yesterday
tint over $100 in premiums would be
awarded this year. This is $100 over
iat vear's premiums.
Indications are that a large num
hcr of exhibits will be entered in
everv department. The rules being
'hat a'l exhibits be in place on Tues
day and not later than ten o'clock
Special days have been planned for
the fair, and interesting features
will be added attraction throughout
The premium list is in the hands
of Mr. Smith, and copies can be ob
tained from his office.
Mute details of the fair will be given
in next week's paper.
Funeral For Mrs.
Plott Held Friday
Last ntes were held at 3 o'clock
Friday afternoon at the home of Cap
tain (,eorge F. Plott, on the Fair
view Road, for Mrs. Julia McClure
Plott, widow of the late Montreville
Plott, who died at the home of her
son, Captain Plott, at 7:15 o'clock on
Tnursdav morning. The Rev. 0. C.
Landrum, pastor of the Presbyterian
ctiurch of Hazelwood, of which Mrs.
Plott was a member, officiated. In
terment vi.a m thn Plntt fpmeterV.
Active pallbearers were: J. R. Plott,
c. 1'iott, Hubert Plott, Wave i'iou,
brorge L'. Plott,' and rred Campbell.'
Honorary pallbearers were: W. F
Swift .! W k'illiaii I. M Kllhan. X)T
1. F. Abel, j. H. Howell, Paul Martin,
llr. W I. WirWnnfriflf Fir Tottl
Strmgfield, Robert W. Howell, Ed
Mi'Clnr T.ectoi Pnrtrin Af A TV-
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teat. linn Rowpti. TvTnrirnp Oxner. Glenn
"'at, urn Bowen, Monroe uxner, uienn
McHure, Claude McClure and Berry
' m nyiiiji Die ilVC HdUKHtv.a. '"
.lames Hyatt and Mrs. Lee Medford,
of Everett, Wash.; Mra. A. F. Eoels,
f Tampa. Fla.; and Mrs. R. E. In
gram and Miss Una Plott, of Fletch
!"; and five sons, John A., Vaughn,
and Captain George Plott, of the Ha
zelwood seetion, Ellis, of Amarillio,
Texas, and Sam, of Dalton, Ga.
Hal R. Farmer, 49,
Passed Away Sat.
. F uneral services were held on Sun
nay afternoon at Grace Episcopal
vhu.rch, at 3 o'clock for Hal R. Farm
er, 4, who died suddenly at his home
at Iake Junaluska around 6 o'clock on
attirday morning. The Rev. Albert
V a, rector of the church conducted
tr.p servicee. Interment was in Green
.1. i rempfnr
. . ceineierv. ling, imyc """ . p
Mr. Farmer was a mechanic witl.'ing, next door to the f.arittt rurni
f XcC'Tlt.mnnl olfif arA was titpII
known in this section for his work in
n's special line. He had been in his
Usual health up to a few minutes of
Pallheavers were: Grady Yarbor
."ufrh. Harry Lee Liner, Lucius Liner,
('."nn Hipps. Charlee Whitesides, and
t t.arlie Moody.
Surviving are the widow and four
cro dren: Mrs. O. L. Burnett, of Can
wn, Henry, Lucy, and Mickey.
. Miss Emily Siler left on Weines
Jy for Raleigh, where she will be a
Jrs.-hman at Peace Inetitute.
Resources Of First
National Bank Is
Now Almost Million
Over $200,000 More On Deposits
Now Than At Same Time
Last Year, Cashier Says
"Juct fifteen thousand dollars short j
of a million dollars in resources ,
was the statement mad'.' public this i
week by J. H. Way, Jr.. oa-hler of ;
the First National Bank acre,
This fitrure is a new high mark for I
the local banking institution, it was
Not only is the $;85.0u0 in re- !
sources a new nigh ngure, out tie-
posits in the bank are over 4-O0.Wti ,
more now than at the same period j
last year, aeording to Mr. Way.
There is now on deposit in the j
bank here $804,000. I
At Wav attributed the increase in
deposits to tw0 things a geneial in
crease in business and i.cuei nuMi.ess
condition and more confidence in
banks by the public. i
Officers oi the V at k . i J I!
Boyd, president, P. Reeves No.
vice preside iv., and J. H. Way, Jr.,
Last Kites Held
For A. C. Singleton
i ,it,. '.were conducted at
the Bethel Kaptist church on
Sunday morning at 10 o clock,
tor A. C Singletc. who!
died on Friday afternoon at o:-0
o'clock at his home in Kast aynos-
ul t K. I noma- 1 'm, paM.M
Ratcliff 't'ove church and Kev.. Alf"l j
Arr'ington had charge of the sem es.
Interment in the Bethel cemetery j
near the graves; of hi- two hrothers.
John and Anderst.n, who ,l.e.i s"'
veai- ago Niphi- -tivid a- (a.l
hearers. .,, , 4U I
s n.r Cton was a veteran 01
ii. u.t ...... .n he Mates, aim i
lavt of the Singleton brother, otten
spoken of as the "Time Muleteers,
of Haywood county.
With his hrotners no ioo ... ----
of the Confederal ano j ... . ..
same company in June, lShl lhiy
fought s.le bv ..de thiough the fou.
vcars of the war. vmiii me "".
Noith.rn Virginia, they (ie in movt
of the bis battles, including (.ettyf-
hnrtr Fredericksourg, t nm.u-...-
ville and surrcnaereu ai
After being dischargeq togeci...
Appomatox, thoy returned to llay
ZlL county, and locat.d in the -ame
m..ghborhood, whete thex iexu i. until I
a few years ago when A. C. htnguion ,
Wuvnestvi Hp to live. r
nine i" . . .-j - - - . . , ,.
Surviving are ine -. m
children: Bon. of Canton, ill, of ,
(andler, Omar, of I'.geon toun-h,p
Mr Lon Chambers, Mr- 3. ,
J eton. Mrs W. A Moo.e. Mr Ne Ue
Thompson, all of Pigeon, and Mrs.
Orie Singleton, of Brevard.
. .....in... nni Fillip .
Mrs, Z. L. Massey
i' - - ' igeon, ui.im . ,
Passed Away Thurs. j wj; xi:
I, lam; Medfotd, W. R.. Waynesville;
Mrs Z L Massey, -17, who had been ! jIav(1(,!-i a. V., Clyde; Mann, 1). v.,
ill "for the past three months, died " j Heaverdam; Liner, Hardy, J. .. Wav
Thursdav morning at 5 o'clock - r un i nesville.
eral service", were held fiom the res-i fo,1()Vun(r jurors an foi -u-
.dente on the Dellwooc K"", . 1 onH w(tU:
f;riaTr,teVrefRev0HV K,he, No,,, B.av.rdam; Hetn
R Lorn pastor of the I irst Bapt.,t' mons R ,, IUavwdam. Sma hers
rhunh o WHynesville, Rev. Hugh i q A H.ver.Um; Burgin F A.
Wi n! nastor of the Maple Grave Wavnesville; Of.n, R S. mo
.Vinrrh and Rev. T S. Koten, ol uen-
tho Green i
n'll n tT
Hill eeim-ic j. ri-.viuh
Tt, nnllbearers were: Ed d.avisn,
i " Pavmnnd Swavngim,
JJf 7B'le R0 ZZ, and Hrt
Mrs Ma-sev p ior to her marnage
on' October 19. 19H. was Miss Llla
Beard, of Bryson City. .
Surviving are her husband one
daughter. Miss Juamta, her father.
Giant Beard, of Brvson City four
sisters, Mrs C. W Mmitt. of Vray
nesv.lle. Mm J. M Andereon. of
Clvde, Mrs. Harry Vinslow, .of fear,
Diego. Calif-, Mrs. Bryan Jenkins, of
Brvson City, and three brothers Roy
of 'Brvson City, Walter, of Cleveland,
Ohio, "and Will, of Asheville.
Two Firms Moving
Places Of Business
The Personality Beauty Shop and
the Fashion Shop, which have foim-e-lv
been located In the Reeves budd
ing have moved to me Jir
ture More. , . .
The building has been . completely
renovated, and the interior presents
a p'easing effect of a mahogany, ivarj
and light gieen decoi at ive "heme
The beauty shop will have eight
booths with a private drving room
in the rear. The rashirn Shop will
occupv the left side of the building
and has been arranged with special
attention to the disp'ay.ng of the
dreses and millinery
The patrons and friends of ea.n
business have been extended an in
vitation to call this week and in
spect the new quarters.
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Civil Court Will
Convene On Mon.
The fall term of civil court will
convene here on next Monday, Sep
tember 21, with Judge . I Haruing
The cae-s scheduled lor trial ini
am) ,h( fu Uo ,
rt- a,.,. ,1()t ,,XI,ected to be
, i:. ;'.. f,,ll,...
full two weeks
1 v i ic-1 i. on , ,. ( . .. .
The following jurotv are lor the hi st
Rathhone. Sam, ( Iyd( ; I'a mc,
(', Wavnesville; Dyer, Hascue, Way-
1! M Heaverdam; 1 rull,
V Fa't Fork; Anderson, LIIm-iI,
Clvde'; Havnes, II. H.f Clyde kilhav.
L M, Wavnesville; Mann, M. 1.
freek; Jlarkins. o. r-,
i puthorwoofl. S., ( atalooc net1,
llonnr (i V IW HllH KrWlIl. (.. L.
Pigeon; Jatkson, A L, H.averdam;
Summ.rrow, G. C, Wane.ille;
pipe:, T .., Pigeon; Eaverson, H, H.,
Wavnesville; Hall, M. R., Heaverdam;
Masie, G. H., Cecil; Buchannan,
Charlie, Waynesville; Troutman,
George, Waynesville; Mease, ay ne,
Verlin Campbell Has
Large Yield On 60
Acre Potato Field
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Verlin ( ampbell can rignuy .mni
the title of "potato king" in Haywood
rounty, and probably in all A estern
North Carolina. Mr. Campbell has
60 acreP planted in potatoes at Mag
gie and expects to get at least 5,01)0
He has in normal years gotten
yield of 10,000 bushels on the (,)
acres: His natch is at an elevation
of over 5,000 feet. lhe crop suffered
during the dry season, but not to the
extent of others. It is believed that
Mr Campbell will have more potatoes
than all of the other farmers in Hay
wood put together.
Last week he brought to aynes
ville two large potatoes, one weigned
three pounds and three ounces. The
other weighed a pound and three
quarters. Hi potatoes are priced and selling
at $1.50 per bushel.
Mr. Richard Queen has gone to
Cullowhee this week, where he will
pnter the Western Carolina Teachers
College. ; .
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Will Be Dedicated Friday Afternoon
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$8,000.. Stadium Will
be Dedicated Friday
The township Madium will be deo
icated Fiidav a t'tcriiouti just prior
to the Wayntville-Sylva t'ootlmll
game, with a special dedication pro
g am of 15 minutes,
A imMi. address sye-tem will cur
ry the short talks of. the .peiikei's to
tile cpH ted largo crowd in the sta
dium that will comfortably seat 1,500
people. Highlights ol the game as
wel' as music will be given over the
loud speaking sye-tom.
The program Will . include a his
tory of foofhall at fho high school
bv W 11- Provost. nia..r ..1 lla.d
wood Chiirles V..
subject of tli'
iay wilt pi ak on the
..ta. .nun as evidence
co opc:'ut ion.
I II Way Jr.. miivor ol Waynes
yille. wi'i present Coach C. I'l. W'oath
erbv to the i-i'owd and also give the
con h the football that will lie Used
in the game. Coach Woatherhy will
in turn present In .HO! scpiad of .10
Immediately after the presentation
of the sipiad. the (list kick-off of-the
l!t;tti season will be made.
Manv of the students will be dress
ed ;n white for the occasion, and a
huge American Hag w.l decorate the
The stadium is 10 tier- high, am
L00 feet long. It is made of rock Hn(.l
(oncrete. and was a WI'A project,
costing $K.00(l. It is provided with
locker rooms and showers for both
home teams and visitors.
Deeauter Phillips was in charge oi
( '(instruction., and ill men worked on
it t-evernl months.
In Friday's game, the Mountaineers
will piesent a slightly heavier team
than last year, with Ben Hryson and
Cecil Yount acting as co-captains (if
l ittle is known of the Sylva Hur
ricanes, and Coach Weathctby has
put his team through hard piiiet.i((
this week, and has them in tip-top
shape ft.r the (ipening game.
TV.P nro.liH.ble linc-iiti for FridavV
fame, and the weights of the
taineers is as
f'os . eight
half . VM
Is Out Of Football
Fred Crawford left during the
week for Newport News, Va., where
he has accepted a position with the
Newport News Ship Building and Dry
Crawford wap to have played pro
fessional football with the Brooklyn
Dodgers this season, but owing to an
lninrv to his ve last year while
playing with the Chicago Bears, he
did not think it advisable to get in
the game at this time.
Former Resident Returns
After Thirty-Year Absence
Mr. Conner Medford, former citi
zen of this county, but who has been
living in the state of Washington for
the past thirty vears, is on a month's
visit with relative here.
Mr. Medford had not been back here
since going to the west, thirty years
ago, until his arrival last week, and
he sav everything has changed so
here that he hardly knew the coun
try. He is a vounger brother of ex
Sheriff W. R. Bedford, of Lake Juna
luska. Mws Helen Sisk, after spending the
summer with her parents, Dr. and
Mrs. C. N. Sisk, has gone to Durham
where she will resume her work at
'It will seal
the .i to
oil. h C i: V( ill llei li ho .il
open Ihc season I'Vuhiy onanist the
Two Stills And 840
Gallons Beer Taken
Labor Day is generally observed in
Havwood county as a .holiday, but
that was not the case with prohibi
tion officers this year, when they
made two raids and brought in two
stills and K40 gallon o! beer. Both
raids were made in the Maggie sec
'1 he hist raid was made hv .John
Norton, .larvR' Kathborie alio Dewcv
( ook. I Ills raid netted .11.11 gallons
of beer and a still.
In the second raid. Knfus 1'itiger
and Dewcv Sutton accompanied the
ollicers making the fnvt rani, and 1H0
gallons of beer were captured and a
Ibis was one of the largest ''hauls '
ever made in one day.
J. R. Boyd Leaves
For San Francisco
J. R. Bovd, ' presideii.) .of the hirst
National Bank, left Tuesday for San
Francisco, Calif., where he will at
tend the American Bankers Associa
tion, which will meet September 21-24.
A special car will carry 10 bankers
from North .Carolina to the Golden
Mr. Boyd has been in the banking
business for about SO years, and thin
is hi first time to attend the national
convention. He will return on Octo
Two different routes will be tra
versed, and returning they will stop
off at the Texas Centennial and at
Thos. C. McElroy
Buried On Sunday
Funeral services were held on Sun
day afternoon from 1h home in
Mauney Cove, for Thomas C. McElroy, 1
wno rtieti suddenly on r riday atter
noon with a heart attack. Dr. R. S.
Truesdale, pastor of." the First Meth
odist church and Rev. H. D. Jessup, of
the Maple Grove church officiated.
Interment wa in the cemetery adjoin
ing the Maple Grove church.
Mr. McF.lrov was a carpenter for
manv vears, but .owing to failing
eyesight was forced about ten years
ago to give up the active practice of
his trade. Since giving up his work
he has devoted much of his time to
the cultivation of flowers.
Six years ago his first wife, Mrs.
Julia Ray McElroy died. About ten
months ago he was married to Mrs.
Callie Rhinehart, who survives him.
His surviving children are five
daughters:1 Mrs. L. H .Bramlett, Mrs.
Badger Noland. Mrs. Jim Garrett,
Mrs. alter Underwood, and Mrs.
Rov Reere, and three sons. Robert.
Hugh and Lawrence, all of Haywood
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iliss uuinian, iuiu
Wreck victim, is in
A Serious Condition
Two Curs Crash On Main Street
Near Post Office. Ikth Cars
Speeding, Says Police
Miss Ketsv I-ane Quinlan is in a
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serious condition at vne naj'.
Coiintv Hospital, suffering from in
juries received late Saturday night,
when the car in which she was rul
ing crashed head-on int0 one said to
Lave been driven by Fred Hembree.
Mis Quinlan has a broken nose,
broken jaw. three fractured rib!, to
gether with several cuts and bruises
about the hea.t. Mr. KucKiey. wnu,
was the driver of the car in which
Mi.-v yumhin was ruling, was slightly
cut and bruised.
Fred 1 leinb Ceo. driver of the other
car- is also in the hospital with a
fractured ankle. His brother, Harry
Honibi-ee, was dismissed Tuesday
trom the hospital.
The accident happened on Main
street, in front of the post office.
Pnlb email .1. YV. I'atton, who was
an eye witness to the accident, said
yesterday that both cars were trav
e Mile' .ibont fuitv nu'es nn houi when
Heiiibiee is undi r a !f..('0 bond and
Hiukley is under a !f:UH) bond. Both
ears, wore practically deinvdished,
$100,000 Asked For
Miles Of Road On
Highway No. 284
Ai i oi ding to I' lank W. Mi.ler,
number ol the state highway commis
sion,, a request has boon sent to the
Fed. u! Aid Bui can in Washington
foi appioal of $100,000 to lo used
on the project oa highway No. 2M
from Springiliile to the top of the
mountain. 1 l total (ost ol the pro
led will be about 00,000, with the
sinle tinvinir half.
The section now being Kiught tor
approval is a stretch of road 5.4
It is expected that at least two
months will be lequired to get the
approval and drafting of bnal plans.
Several From May
wood Attend Rally
Among those attending the Green
Pastures rall in ( hrkit.tt last
Thursday from Haywood county in
cluded .1. T. Cathey, Walter Craw
ford, Hugh I.eathrrwimd, I). Reeves
Noland, and R. B. Coleman. The first
three named were marshals.
A crowd of 100,000 jammed the
(ueeti ( ity to pee and hear President
Koosovelt make the only address of
the presidential campaign that he
will make in the South.
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Dr. Gudger Returns
After Mo. Vacation
Or, Eugene Gudger, of New York,
leaves today after spending a month
here on his annual vacation. He is
connected with the American Museum
of Natural History, in New York.
Before returning to his work he
will spend (vvoral days- in Greens
boro and also some time in Baltimore
with D. Howard A. Kelly, a noted
'physician of that city.
As has been his custom for years,
Dr. Gudger made his annual trip from
Balsam to Waynesville by foot this
year. He has acquired the title of
"the best walker in thi section."
HAPTIST PULl'IT W I L L
HE OCCUPIED SUNDAY BY
BYERS AND LEATIIERVVOOD
W G. livers 'will occupy the pulpit
of the First Baptist church Sunday
morning at the eleven o'clock hour.
The evening service will be under the
direction of Rev. Prank Leatherwoo l,
who will preach at eight o'clock.
Rev. Mr. Leatherwood is moderator
of the Haywood Baptist Association,
and Mr. Byers was moderator for the
two yearp previous.
Rev. Mr. Baucom is spending a
a week in Raleigh and vicinity.
Monthly Meeting Of
tounty League Held
The League Union of Haywood
county, composed of the Epworth
Leagues of the Methodist churches,
held the regular meeting at the Bethe'
Methodist church on Monday night.
Miss Catherine Martin, of Waynes
ville, president, presided.
The devotional services were con
ducted by Tyson Cathey, of the Bethel
schoois. During the business ses
sion pledges weTe paid on the Bre
vard scholarship fund. The hour of
meeting was changed from 8 to 7:30.
In the ability program the banner
was won by the Maple Grove league.
It was announced that the next meet
ing would be held with the Lake