The 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
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1936
jork Underway On
Pay As You Build" Plan Adopt
(d Bv Building Committee.
Site And Brick Donated
ic ,k on the Hazelwood Presbyte
: ,hurcn got underway a week
ui much progress has been mad
or the building which is be-
t bm!t " n the corner of Main and
Bilam streeis. .
being built on a
The site was do
.r11 L ,ir r
on the surveying.
' The brick fol
the building is being
.'. . Tv, m Rtk mpmnna
'iraSt1 t'V lllf JViiii ....
fm ,f Raleigh. The building will be
y.iy got hie style.
T'i, ati-litoriam will he 50 by 400
, V ,n, will seat 200 peoole. The
rvS capacity can be enlarged by
v'nj folding doors ' which lead
j-v-Ti The auditorium.
' Tnti Sunday school building is 32 by
;, ' Tin- first floor will be de
"..,'.! ',- department for beginners,
rv;Tiarv junior and intermediate pu-
ly. The second floor will be Tor me
jjvjr,- ,.0pU and fellowship hall.
' ji,," fellowship hall can accommo
,iaU' H " people at tables.
"The work is not being contracted,
u. in charge of a building commit.
W composed of W. B. Winchester,
3 ? Shields. R. G. Gaddis, and 0. C.
Land'uni. A foreman is in charge
o' actual construction, and all ma
'riV 'w 'beinir paid for as pur-cha-ed.
using the slogan: "Pay as we
Quite a hit of free labor is
Bf,; on the building.
Florida Visitor Is
Impressed With This
Area, Coming Back
W. T. Rororein, President Of
Telephone Company In Tam
pa. Sees Great Future For
'."Ihave been greatly impressed with
the prospect for agricultural end
tourist development in this section,
and have noticed marked improve
ment? since my last trip throngh
kre many years ago," stated V. T.
Erorcin. of Tampa, who has spent
the past two months here.
Speakintr at length of the richness
of the valleys and coves of this sec
tion, of the farms he had visited, and
of the many products that can be
?wn to such perfection here, ne
toiKhH on the tourist development,
stating, '-While I would advise that
you do everything to entertain your
p'Jfsts. and I am greatly impressed
with the spirit of cordiality that pie
vail? here. I think that the building
of jrreat tourist hotels in this section
; would 'destroy much of t'ne charm of
your small hotels and their atmos
phere of personal hospitality."
"I have visited many mountains in
this cnuntry and in Europe, but r.ever
-'have I seen more attractive or bfau
'tiful hills than here. I think of the
development of the park will mean
tiore to Waynesville than to any other
fwn in the surrounding territory, and
'rat the President's visit here will
ve much to do with its completion
'i the r.ear future,'' he continued.
Mr, Brorein is a native of the
northwestern part of Ohio,: and mov
fd to Tampa 36 years ago, where he
tffanized the Peninsula Telephone
Companc, of which he is president.
" is one of the largest independent
ephone companies in the country,
'-li IS exchanges, serving Tampa
wd the surrounding section, withiu a
fadtus 0f 75 milee. He is also presi
dent of the Florida Fair, which
ranks fourth in size of its kind in the
Mr. Brorein now plans to return to
"aynesville next summer.
Haywood pastors to meet
- -v.airun win resume us Kguw
Monthly meetings with its meeting at
Wke Jlinsilliclia k,.V. 4 rn A a tt tpt.
'un. V.IIU11.1I, Jliuil'ii.j , .
l t 10 a. m. All pastore of all de
nominations are cordially invited to
a"w,d. . . . .
T. G. HIGHFILL, Sec.
Harry HYATT QUITE ILL
Harry Hyatt was quite ill at the
"a5"wood County Hospital late yester
ai7 afternoon, but his condition was
aid to be satisfactory. He is suffer-
? from an attack of appendicitis.
. The following cash prices were be
f paid Wednesday by the Farmers
it-kens, benw wlrM l.Pn . ..12c
Lcken. fryers . 7. ......... -.12t
ilr bushel .
Young Boy Tells
Breaking Window And Is
Rewarded With Ice Cream
There is at least one honet
boy in Waynesville one that
would rival even George Washing
Monday afternoon a little tiglr.-year-old
school boy attempted to
throw an apple over The Moun
taineer building, His throw was
a little ,:hoi't, and his apple cra-h-ed
through a window on the ;ec
ond story into the offices uf Mor
gan, Stamey and Ward.
S. H. Bushnell, secretary-treasurer
of the Haywood Building and
Loan Association, who also has
an office on the second floor of
the building, looked nut and in
quired as to what was the matter,
the little boy answered: "I'm the
one who broke your window. 1
tried to throw an apple over Un
building, - and it went into the
The little fellow made no at
tempt to get away, but instead,
-duntoerod to meet Mr. Morgan
at live to see about the class.
True to hi word, the little fel
low was at Mr. Morgan's ollice-
TO OPEN JEWELRY STORE
. k. ni.Mi.i:K
Jewelry Store Will
Be Opened Here
Next Ten Days
Chandler and Company, credit jewel-
i ers, a new mm, win oe ui""' v- ' '
during the rcxt ten days, i uey ...
be located in the store on ( hurcn
street, formerly occupied by 'Join
W. K. Chandler, of Asheboro, the
owner and manager, has had exten
sive experience in repair work.
A high class of mercnandise willUe
carried, with diamonds and watchee
as their main line.
Mr Qhandler has recently been
connected with a firm of credit jew
eler in Asheboro, and when asked
whv he selected Waynesville, he said:
"I 'have traveled all over this part ot
the state from Spruce Pine to Mur
for a trood locution
to open a business and tm, town look
ed to me to be the most progressive
one I visited."
Work On Armory To
in Next Ten Days
W E Brecse. district WPA admin
istrator, told The Mountaineer ye
S?.y that work on he two armo
ries in Haywood county-at Paynes
ville and Canton wouiu . gw
wav within the next ten da;s
Mr Breese did not snow jn-v
rtrorier-il! cost .bout
$32,000 . each, and are oemg
nossible bv the co-operation of Hay
wood ounty. the two towns, and WPA
The county and towns are putting up
half of the funds, and W PA trie re
mtrdeBreese told The : Mountaineer
that he waV just as happy W see the
?CI tffit not in default
"Waynesville; armory, will
COTTON PICKERS SCARCE,
. , -. j
rotton n ckers ry me .'"y r-r
j a lower Mississippi.
fte-sK-high as 3,000
pickers in a day.
not at five
o clock, Dut at iour-
was making sure he
wouldn't be late.
While waiting for Mr. Morgan,
in walked (ieorge H. Ward, owner
of the building, and when he
learned of the incident, and the
way the little fellow acted, he
admired him for his courage in
admitting that he broke the glass,
and sent the little heart-broken
fellow on his way with enough
nionev to buy ice cream- provid-.
ed In- wash the teaiv from his
The little fellow hesitated at
length before taking the money
but after having it thrust upon
him went his way. just as happy
as an eight-year-old boy could
bo and thanking Mr. Ward from
the bottom uf 'his. heart.
When the little boy left.' Mr.
Ward instructed Miss Sylln l'avis
and Mr. Bushnell to buy a new
window glass and pay for it-as
the paper went to press, the glas
had not been rcpla i d
rhas. A. Jonas To
Speak In C anton
Republicans Plan To Have Large
Crowd To Hear ISalionai
Cnir;v- - Jonas, national .omioit
iiS of the Republic- .m-na
eonimittee. will address i r
Mr. Jonas is y" ' ".'; ......
. . .. . i.i , i.n:. in this sv.iit
..,i,l,..s in ( anton
of the highlichtf
to be om
'f th,. ore-ent campaign
for the ive-
is expected to
u .Mr. .loiiat
of the M'W
i..ti. Ins versiiM.
A. T. Warn o. y- (,,untv
chairman, of "KnK Kepuldi-i-
vP.utive committee c.f tnt
r u-..,.iivi e. "
. iritr.i. lli-l' .Ml. .hm...
CaSt' oiher speaker,
ready addressed audiences
..r CotnrilaV S
and those in n-. aU
meeting lee I x.. ,ily.
ii,,,rium night is h-
The meeting Sau .. yn g (,( un
Jng siionsored b tin M
SUlij.n Club of j ;,a-nil
Ceier, of Ca".lon' ' o,P'ul)liean ( lob
Tbe Umlon Young vc
Mrs. James Messor,
76, Buried unaay
held at 3:30
at the White Oak
Last rites were
church for Mrt
the 2'.th. -ervi.-es
iucted by Rev. Mnei -'V-
cd ' bv her
. m.... nd four son
nusbana jaoies .... . , , IaW
iif .wn it
1 ew.;.hM s fioohia Parker,
tj ffi'wrker; of South Caro.imi
1 Tnve ( reek, and
38 grandchildren, 10 great gra-kh.l-dren.
. . vtc u i- FIRST GAME
The New York Giants took the
first game of the world series by
a score of 8 to 1 from the New - York
Yankees. The Giants traded behmd
until the 7th inning when they rallied
to make four runs. Each team got
a home run in the opening g ame.
All game, will be played in New
York, and the Yankees are favored
to win the series.
C MP A IGN I NTKREST G AINED
The presidential campaign gained
momentum as both major .Poiiticah
parties entered a week of intensive
activity. President Rooseve t is ex
pected to make a major politicial ad
dress tonight at Pittsburg. , ;
KILLED WHEN CAR TURNS 0 EK
Charles Boggs, 1. 35. - of Henderson
ville, was instantly killed when his
car turned over. Four other occu
pants of the car were seriously hurt.
NEW DEAL TO PACE TEST
New Deal labor legislation heads
for a final test next week when the
United States Supreme Court 'opens
a new term during which it will be
caPed upon to outline the scope of
government authority in enacting
laws for the benefit of wage earners.
I Brief News Items j
Speaks In Canton
M- .V A TO 1 1
Senator Bailey Will Open Campaign
www i v k r j i i l i rn 1a
In Hay wood
I'ai-kcd House Al ( anion llih
School Kxpi'Ctcd To Hear
Senator Praise New Deal
Preser.l indii-alions are thai every
seat in the Canton 'High School audi
torium will be taken tonight at eight
o'clock when Senator Josiah . Hailey
formally ripens tne . llenio. ra( in cam
paign in this county w ith one of his
famous .pee. lies on the New Deal.
llave II. Harris, who is. in charge.
of arrangements, .said that the ( anion
German band would provide music
for the occasion, and that all Uem-
ocralic "candidates would lie seated
on the platform with the speaker.
Besides the', candidates will bo T. I,.
Hramlctt, 'chairman of the Hay woo. I
County... Kxecutive -ommttee, and
Jerry Rogers, president of trie Hay
wood Young Democratic club.
Marshalls named for the meeting
are as follows :.
C. .1. McCracken, Canton, M. K
Swearingen, Waynesville, Captains.
Hugh I.t-atherwood, Jack Messor,
Have Calw, Caroline Allison, Mrs.
Doyle Alley, all. of Waynesville,
Lv C. Hall, Kltner (Isloiine, I'aul
Murray, ('. 1-1. Cole, . Kdwin Haynes.
Way kinsland, Mrs. .'.-. A. Goglmrn,
Miss A'irginia Hryum, all of ('anton.
II. W, Xoland. C. K. Hnnvn, Sidney
Haynes, Mrs. Hill Harris, Miss Vivian
Haynes. all of Clyde.
Hugh Hogers, Cralitroe, ('has.
M (jury, Fines ( reek, Hiram Green,
Fines ( reek, K. H. Hickman, I'igeon,
Ceo. Stamey, Pigeon, Hen Wright,
Senator I'.aik-y will be an honored
gin-t-t at tin- Lake Logan Lodge late
Thursday aft'-rnoon for supper. From
there he will go to. .Cantm. There is
a possibility that he: will spend the
night in Canton Thursday nitrht, as he
is scheduled to make an addvi-ss in
Murphy Friday night, and in lirevard
Saturday night. .
GORKI) BY BI LL
Perry Hankinson, 51, df Aiken, S.
("., was gorc-d to death by a bull last
BOYS AND GIRLS GIVE $150
Six boys and girls, farmers of
Conodrdia, Mo., have contributed
$150 of their earnings to a campaign
for the re-election of President
Roosevelt. They said: "We are send
ing this $25 each as a token of ap
preciation of President Roosevelt's
interest in our welfare."
STORK DERBY N EARING CLOSE
The Toronto stork derby is fast
coming to an end, and on two unborn
babies depend the fate of the unique
fortune 0f $500,000 left by the eccen
tric Charles . Vance Miller to the
mother bearing the most children in
ten years after his death. Three
mothers have registered ten babies
each. and the two 1 expectant
mothers nine each. One of the ex
pectant mothers claims he will have
N EW H EADS OF LEGION
Harry W. Colmery, of Tnpeka.
Kans., an attorney, and Mrs. O. W.
Hahn, of Wayne, Neb., were elected
national commanders of the American
Legion and the Legion Auxiliary,
respectively, at Cleveland.
Tonight At Eight
t - "
.lost ll W. II All I V
Willi Address ionium
Possibility That The Senior Sen
ator Will Visit Plat Creek
Sect ion This A ft ernoon
A large inimber of friends,
hand Monday morning" to g
ator Josiah W. HaiU-y as hi
stopped route to
here for a few minutes en.
Newfound Can, ("lingnnm's Dome and
other points in the paik.
Tne senior senator of North Caro
lina went into the court room where
Judge. Felix K, Alley was holding
the September, term of civil court.
Within a few -'minutes Judge Alley
adjourned court in order that those
engaged in court matters could talk
with Mr. Bailey,
Mr, Bailey toured the park Monday
afternoon, and spent the night, at
(iiillinburg He was accompanied
here from Asheville l.y A. Hall .John
son,. Pat Hunlette. and K. C. Greene.
.Joining the party ne 'e fur. the trip
into the park were Charles K. Ita.v
;md Mr. N'ee.lham (if the National
Park Service. Senator- Bailey rev
'quested. that" Mr. Needham point out
different points of interest oil the
trip into the park. At. Newfound
'Gap J. Ros F.akin. siiperinlenilent
if the park, met the party and ac
companied Senator' Bailey to Cling-
man s Dome and then to (.atlinlnirg.
j Present plans are to get Senator
Hailev to come here today, and take
a trip , into the F'at Creek area, and
t 'i. t: over to the camp at Lake
LoL'an where he will have supper
wilh a small group of friends before
going to Canton t0 make the address
at eight o'clock.
The Senator has an . important ad
dress to -'deliver in New York on the
eighth, and it . might be that he will
spend Tnursday afternoon in Ashe
ville working on his address instead
of making the dip into the "most
Ixautiful section of the park."
While here Monday morning, he
expressed himself as wanting to get
all first hand information possible
about the park in 'order that he rould
do all that he could towards getting
the park completed.
He was delighted with the trip
info the park, and told those in the
party that he would do all he could
to get what was needed in this area.
Senator Bailey will be used in prac
tically every state during the next
thirty days by the National Demo
cratic committee in campaigning for
the re-election of President Roose
velt. He is considered one of the
most loyal supporters of the New
Deal, and according to political ob
servers, is one of "President Roose
velt's favorite Senators."
Mr. Bailey said he was coming
back to the park area and spend
considerable time in traveling to the
many points "nt. interest. This was
his first trip into the park, although'
he has been in this section many
JUNIfRS TO MEET IN BREVARD
BrevatirJ will be host to a district
meeting of tr.e members of the Junior
Order United American Mecanics on
Friday afternoon and night, and it
is expected that a number from the
local lodge will attend.
s-TEAl-S GRANDMOTHER'S COW
A young Statesville negro is in jail
charged with stealing a valuable cow
from hip grandmother. He not only
tole the ammai, dut. soio ner ior -.
Heavy Rains Play
Havoc With Open
ins Days Of Fair
Organized (iroups Have Splendid
Exhihits. Few Individuals
Entered Farm Exhibits
The continued dry weather of last
summer, and the continued downpour
of rain here Tuesday night and
Wednesday morning, played havoc on
tbe opening davs ot the third annual
Haywood County Fair, which is leing,
held on the old Band Mill lot. on the
The summer drought caused agn-
ctiltural exhibits to he cut to a scarce
few. wnile the rain Tuesday night
Hooded the exhibition tents under
twelve inches of water above the
The tun late Wednesday afternoon
was welcomed with stniUv from the
semes of show people who were
drenched through and through. Some
,,f the show people explained that
Tuesday mgnt's lain wis t:i wvit
tl.ey had ever cxpci e-noed, hi
poiiited to their matt ress.y alio biles
of clothes drying in the sun.
With fair ' weather the remain ler
,.f the week, fair officials aie lu.peful
of c(ualhiig last vein's cat - receipts.
Two liee a ts are being staged
daily, which is a high jump by Cap
..,;' ll-.rr.s iilio iunms from a ('.0-foot
ladder into a net.
Tomorrow will be one of the big
days of tne fair. It will be livestock
day, with exhibits 'of dairy cattle, beef
cattle, sheep and swine. It will also
be school children day, and all pupils,
when identified bv teachers will In
admitted free. Saturday will be
horse and mule day.
While there w a conspicuous ab
sence of individual exhibits, the
.organized groups and agencies HI
the county made a creditable show
ing. At the center ot the entrance in tne
exhibit building is the exhibition of
ill., licllli department, which would
be a credit to a state fair, in its de
tailed anil complete illustration of the
work under its administration.
The projects f the four 4-11 t tuns
in the count V, representing a memlM-t-
ship of .'00 hovs and girls ot the coun
ty was an outstanding exhibit. In
t'nis connection the calf projects will
be exhibited on Friday. I here ap
peared to be much interest in the,
awarding of the prizes in this group.
The exhibit of the WPA sewing
room, representing !H women from
the sewing rooms of Waynesville,
Cruso. Cecil, Clyde, Canton, and Ha
zelwood, came in for much attention,
both as to the variety of article and
the excellent manner in which they
were made. One garment singled out
was a small boy's suit, made out
of a fertilizer sack, at tne cost of
The Future Farmers of Amen ar
had a display, t hat showed practically
everything that can b-- grown in t .
county, with very good sp-cii'iens of
each variety.' This ha been -in unu
sual year for tbe growing of pump
kin.., if those shown in this exhibit
are an mdicat ion.
Two excellent exhibits in t(.- Live
At Home contest were ytaed by .Mrs,
Fred Henry and Mrs. I'rar-k Leopard,
..bowing vegetables, meats, fruits, and
In the County Home Dcnionst ration
booth was a model farm, and a large
display of canned vegetables, fruits,
and meats, which are entered in the
The Havwoixl (ounty Soil ( onser
vation and Land Use Association had
a splendid exhibit . illustrating erosion
control and better farm methods, with
their slogan. "As the Soil, So the
People." above the bootn.
C. N. Allen & ( ompanv had a dis
play of the furniture made bv the
Unagusta Manufacturing Company,
which would have been a credit to
Martin "Electric - Company had a
display that had strong appeal to the
farm women, with the washing ma
chine, korosonil refrigerator, .De.lcp
lighting system for farms, and the
electric pump, to supply the water
from the springs.
Bovd Furniture Company also has
a creditab'e exhibit.
Among the women's work, was also
interesting exhibits by the adult edu
cation group in the county and the
N. Y. L. Club, a group of the girle
of the community.
Of special attraction was tne dis
play of the Land O' The Sky Co-operatives.
Thev had on their shelves
cans of everything canned in this sec
tion, with Mr. L. B. Staples in charge
to explain. Last year the products
from the cannery here, went into 11
states, with as many as 8 return or
ders, without a single turned down
shipment. There were charts show
ing the production per acreage on
some of the areas planted m this
Wednesday SO 60
Thursday 74 45
Friday - 71 40
Saturday 76 43
Sunday 80 1 4S
Monday 83 55
Tuesday 80 CO