FHE WAYNESVILLE MOUm'AlJNEMC
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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WAYNESVILLE, X. C, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1936
$1.00 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
Ibout 6,500 Attend
Third Annum ran.
Directors iu mcci
W Pl-s Are To Get Per-
. ,,,! annual Haywood County
.parted approximately 5.000
,;o anA 1.500 School
4 Q, mission -
:'Ln"vho were admitted free at
..(irtn wnnrt that are :
'rll'a.-: ..nmniled by gecretary .
Sf (MfinK ' .
D Smith. .
.The lt-- 01 . . n nilHi.
-.iums were i"j
C his week, but Mr. Smith an
gled tnat they would be by next
' ... , ,u:, !
Toe exact amount mane on
..: i... tVi fair association will
If bV known until the last of this.
;rtk when all bill are paid.
Tie director!1 01 uic ion .... ,
, t mpet at an early :
Ire and make a decision as to plan-.
fe"t vearV fair. Mr. Smith said
wa confident that the directors
wvul.i "favor the erection and main-
;,tW nl permanent Kiiunun o;
Eiines or the discontinuance of
. ii that Vip whs through.
tflai!. ne -
teronallv. with the present tempo-,
rarv set-up, aim ;
, ,iir4nrc sav. he felt that'
they wuld take official action at this ;
coming meeting aiong me same imc.
..., :,,! vt that in the three j
War that the fair has been operated
mder trie present, pious ;"-'-"
ha been spent on temporary build
ing tv erect a beautiful-permanent
Because of lack of facilities for
Slaving farm produce, tne ex
hibits" thi year were lower tnanat
eiher of the previous two iairs. ine
nhibit of live stock was also lower.
A number of farmers stating that
they were afraid to exhibit tneir
animals in the temporary places as
provided. : -
Present-'-indications are that tne
Directors of the fair association .will
appear before the board of county
commissioners and ask tnat toey pio
vide. a site for tne fair grounds.
Fined in Flag Case
Thos. Erwin Named
Pres. Of Haywood
Teachers' At Meet
! The first of the five scheduled
1-init.iiL'i t, he neiii durinir the cur-
ri-r,: Miiuoi year by the Haywood
U:mtv Tea lers association. w;ts
In a on Saturday morninjr in the au
ditorium vl tne Central Klenientaiy
lui'ii at noon in the
Because she refused to salute the
American flag, Mary Shlerchetka.
53-year-old member of a religious
sect known as Jehovah's Wit
nesses, was fined $200 and costs
by a Chicago judge. Unable to
pay the fine, she was sent to jail
for six months.
Strong Christ School
Team Friday At 3:30
By Tom Re-eves,.
Over $60,000 Loaned
In Haywood -isy'KJP V
T-.o Pnfftnotrnrtinn Finance Cor
poration during the period February
z, .1932 to June 30, laae, distriDUiea
the um of SfiO.700.00 in Havwood
county, according to information re
ceived by Robert iM. Gant, state ai
rector for the National Emergencj
Council for North Carolina.
" Disbursements in North Carolina
agsrrepated $46,892,167.80, not in
cludin? nmriiinto that went to variOUfi
government agencies, or relief grants j
to the State of North Carolina as au-j
tfiorized under the Federal Emergency
Relief Act of 1933.
Total disbursements made in the
United States during the same period
lot including amounts disbursed in
the form of relief grants to states
amounted to $6,012,771,180.71. .
R. C. Chambers, 70,
Claimed By Death
k Funeral services for R. Cromer
ambers, 70 years of age, farmer and
".u otm,ui LCflgncr Ul 11UU iu
township, was held at Antioch Baptist
fhurch last Sunday at 3:00 P. M.,
with Rev. W. Forest Ferguson and
Rev. R. p. McCracken officiating. A
large crowd was in attendance. . .
The deceased passed away i't his
home last Friday night after a crit
ica! jllnesg of a few weeks.
Mr rViamKov. ..1,,1 in f Vii
UiiuiiiiAiB hOUglll, SUIUV1 '
oounty almost continuously for about
forty-five years, and in this capacity
he was recognized as having made
distinct contribution to the cause
't public education in this county.
He also served one term as a member
( the board of education.
The Chambers family is one of the
fia. well-known and respected fami
lles of this county. Elihu Chambers,
grandfather of the deceased, having
en one of the first settlers.
rne deceased is eurvived by his
e, Lee Anna Jackson Chambers,
na seven children, Bryan, Weaver,
Mrs. Fannie Medford, Mr, Ethel
irafoTd, Sam, Jack, Mrs. Maggie
uavis, and Mrs. Joe iMedford, all of
'h's county.. . . .
RICRMAN IN TEXAS
time ,n Texae, having visited the
yentenniel Exposition iii Dallas, he
visuing m- San Antonio.
! ..After running over an inexperienced ,
! Hayesville team to the tune of, 48-0
I Coach Carletim Weatherby's Moun
he iran driving hard for
the annual affair witn Christ School
on the local field Friday, Led by a
much improved line the light backs
rolled up seventeen first dow ns to two
for their opponents, scored twenty
points in the first period, twenty
eight in the third, and left the remain
der of the game to the second and
(Although well pleased wi tin. .the.
play in this game Coach Weatherby
has been ending his charges through
stiff practice sessions in order to be
in condition to meet one of the best
men school teams in this part of the
'state. . thrift, rcnooi. nas piit.vcu un
(Mountaineers on about even terms
over a period of yearc and the high
school eleven is expecting one oi mc
! hardest games of their schedule,
i All members of the squad are in ex
I cellent condition : With the- exception
of Cecil Yount and Garrett Reeves,
the team's two outstanding oacKs.
It is hoped that these players will be
readv for the Christ School game.
As "reserves for these, positions
Coach Weatherby has Red Phillips,
Hendricks, and others. ' The starting
line-up probably includes Galloway or
ChaSn, and Cathey at the end posi
tions. Ewing or Leopard, and Bryson,
tackles Stringfield and Sawyer,
guards, Byrd, center, and Hill and
Pick Favsoux's C'nrit School
Greer.ies are the only prep school
team to appear on the local field this
season, and one of the seasons larg
est crowds is expected to be on hand
when Referee Herman starts the
fourth game on the Mountaineers
j.-iJ rtKali fans wi again
scneauic. : . ; . i,
have an opportunity of seeing both
county teams in bio"".. ' " , ;
taineers begin their game at three
thirty, wnile Coach Poindexter s Black
Bears play swannaima u.my. ...j
lights at Canton on the evening of
the same day.
dir.invf hall of the 1.. M. Welch Meino
r al Sunday school building, of the
l-i-t Bao'.ist cnurch, witn S. E. Con
natser. presidi-nt, presiding. More
than 100 teacher were present.
liunng the morning session the fol
.owmg program was given: The open
ing ontr- "America." ami devotional
bv the Hr. R. I'. Walker; a talk by
l)i. R. S. Truesdale on "Religious
l.iie Mi the School;" Pr. C. N. Sisk,
district heaith vtlicer, spoke on "The
I'rogi:im-,.f the Health Department ;"
r .1 DaW Stent., county superin
tendent ot putilic welfare, talked on
"School Attendance;" W. P. Smitn.
Havwood fount v Farm Agent, on
"Vocational Education;" T. Newton
Cook, director of the Haywviod Coun
ty Rehabilitation department, on
"Rehabilitation;" W. G. Byens, clerk
the snnerior court, on "Juvenile
D lincjtiencv;'' and Jack Messer. su- i
lie-mtendent of school", gavt; an out
line of the school work i r tne m
ing year. ,
(llliccrs elected tn serve fur the
coming vear were: Thomas Krwin.
principal' of the -Cexil Elemental y ;
school; vice piv-ident. 1;.anle Rogers,
principal of the East Waynesville
school; secretary and treasurer. Miss
Harriet Boyd, of tne Fines Clock
Mr. Erwin served as toastmnster at
tlie hincheon. Miss Cmle'.ia Camp, of
the faculty of the Western CarolniM
Teachers College, made the principal
address, taking the place of Miss Jua
j nil a McDougald, of the state, depart
ment of Education, Miss Camp ,,r
( her suhject the new course of study
! vrescrih'ed for the -.North Carolina
I schools. She pointed out the merit of
hhe course worked out by the state
school commission, and gave special
rnnsideration to the social studies,
health and character education.
The next meeting of the group will
he held in the auditorium of the Cen
tral Elementary school building, at
9:30 o'clock on November the 5th.
ians To Hold Two
Day Session Here
The Ashoville Presbytery will hold
a two days session in the Waynes
ville Presbyterian church here, be
ginning on Tuesday morning, Octo
ber the 13th, at announced by Dr.
R. P. Walker, pastor of the local
All the meetings are open to the
public, but the three services tn which
j the people are especially invited to
! attend are: the service at 11 o'clocK
on Tuesday morning,- when the re
tiring moderator,'. Rev.- O. C. I.an
drum will preach; again on Tuesday
evening when Pr. J. W. Caldwell, of
Montreal, and Pr. F. A. Painter, of
Asheville. outstanding men in the
Southern Presbyterian churcn, will
be the speakers. Then oil Wed
nesday at -eleven o'clo k the Pros
byterial emum will be preached by
Rev. Wriston-Hartsell, pastor of Oak
Among the ministers who are ex- (
pected to attend are: Pr. J. R. Sevier, ,
president of Fassifein School, Hen-j
dersonville, Rev. J. H. Gruver. Supt. .
of Black Mountain Orhpanago. Pr. j
K. J. Foreman, member of the fac- ,
ulty of Davidson .Colleger Dr. R. C. .
Anderson, president of Mont real, Pr, j
I,' 1.' i "nninlii'll mistor of the First I
Pveriiiy'terian church, of Asheville. and
Dr. 1.. T. Wilts, pastor of the First
church, of Hendersonville.
Among tne elders attending will
be well known men from .Asheville,
, Hendersonville, Brevard. Montreat,
I Canton. Bryson City. Murphy, High
lands, Hayesville, Weaverville, Black
! Mountain,' Swannanon, Dillingham,
' Bethel, Mills River, llazelwood, anl
.' White Oak.
NAMED TAX COLLECTOR
W. H. McCracken Is
Named County Tax
Collector For Year
His Report To Commissioner
Shows .S;57!)..':5it.9S Collected
During Past Vear
The board of commissioners in ses
sion all day Wednesday, named W. H
Mcf raeken to succeed himself as tax
... ,n. ...I.., ...r.,l t:iv suoervisor for all
ot ner year. Then
app icants for the
The hoard also
ment made by Mr
fM - -
e following cash prices were be
S paij Wednesday by the Farmers
Sejis, heavy 'weight, hens ....12c
ess, dozen ........ . ..25-
i.?.. bushel .. .,...............$1.10
"heat, bushel . ...... ....... $1.1C
Visitors In Park Dur-
ing Sept. Increases
v.r, mnnth nf SeDtember, ac
cording to the records kept by the
traffic count, there were 93 985 per
sons traveling . through tGreat
m n Vofinno Park. - J .
mnHp Ht one of. the fix
the park resulted hi a
count of Z4,byo ainw'.;"v."
78,319 people. -
Estimating that 20 per cent addi
tional came into the park by way of
the other five entrances a total travel
figVe of 93,983 was made, showing
an increase of 36 per cent over Sep
tember of 1935. , . .
Forty-two per cent of the visitors
were from states other than North
Carolina and Ten nesse e wh, ethe
rart were from 45 states, the District
of Columbia, Canada and the Canal
Miss Elizabeth Francis. Miss A vie
Voland, Miss Frangie Noland, Mr.
Charle; Camp. Mr. Walter Francs
and M-. Verlin Rogers made up a
party motoring to Hot Springs on
Mrs. R. L. Ray Passed
Away Last Sat. Night
Last rites were held on Monday
afternoon at 2 o'clock at the First
Baptist church, for Mrs. R. L. Ray.
who died -at her home on Meadow
street, Saturday night at 8:35, follow
ing a long illness. Rev. H. W. Bau
com, pastor of the church, assisted
by Dr. R. S. Truesdale, of the Metho
dist church, conducted the services.
Interment was in Green Hill ceme
"Pallbearers' were: Cline Bramlett,
John Boyd, Joe Browning, Arthur
Shehan, Dime Hightower, and -".Gordon
Henson. Having charge of the
flowers were: Frances Shoaf, Manell
McClure, Hilda Almonds, Eleanor
Blake, Nancy Dean, and Bertha Al-
Surviving are her husband, five
children, M re. Roy Medford, of Can
ton, Mrs. Bill Talley, of Barrett, West
Va., Mrs. Wiley McClure, Sam Cun-j
ningham, of Hazelwood, and H. Cun
ningham, of Raleigh, and eleven
County League Met
At Lake Tuesday
The Hawood County League Union
held tne regular October meeting on
Monday night at Long's Chapel, at
Lake junaluska. Garrett Reeves, of
the local league, was in charge of
the devotional period.
ltyiry,, fho hiisiness session Miss
Rhoda McClure wa elected to serve
as treasurer, upon the resignation of
Miss Myrtle Gillett.
Rev. A H. Carper, pastor of Long's
Chapel, made the principal talk
of the evening, discussing the 1937
conference pledges. .
At the close of the meeting a social
hour was enjoyed.
Roberta Del a Rosa, native of Mex
ico, who has spent the paft month
here as a guest at the Bright Farm,
left on Monday for New York City,
from which point he will sail this
week for France, where he will take
post graduate work in medicine. En
route to his home next summer he
plans to come by way of Waynesville,
where he made many friends during
.his stay here.
MISS WAV HONORED
Miss Martha Way, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Way, was honored last
.oelt when she was elected house
;,D f Fitztrerald Hall, sopho
more and senior hail, of Greensboro
College. In this she will automatical
become a member of the student coun
cil. Last year also Mifs Way served
as house president of her hall.
Local Hiking Club
Around twenty members of the
Smoky Mountains Hiking Hub, of
Knoxville, Tenn., spent -"Saturday,
night in Waynesville. and with the
members of the Balsam Hiking (Tub
attended- a dinner meeting at the Ma
Charles K. Ray, president of the
local group, was toastmaster of the
occasion. Margaret Hyatt, secretary
r,f 1h,- Balsam flub .-welcomed the
,r,,ncic iifViiln 1 ne rcsnnnsc was iriven
by H. R. Duncan, of the faculty of
the University of Tennessee, and
president of the guest group. Mis.
S. P. Gay. president of the Woman's
Club, also brought greeting and a
brief talk was made by W. T, Shelton,
relative to the Parkway- and the In
dians. The main address of the evening
was that of H. C. Wilburn, who spoke
on the museum which will soon be
established in tne park. In an in
teresting manner Mr. Wilburn out
lined the plans of those in charge of
the work, showing how the various
exhibits will portray to future gener
ations the development, of culture
and civilization in this mountain sec
.Ahn fiftv wero nresent for the
dinner, many of the group being both
members of the hiking clubs and also
members of the museum committee,
serving from both states,
The Smoky Mountains Club, accom
panied by several memuers ot me
Balsam Club, hiked to Flat Creek on
. II. M.I It Kl A
2 From Here Attend
ing National Masonic
Meeting In St. Louis
Dr. J. R. McCraclven. past giahd
high priest of the Royal Arch chapter
of North Carolina, and T. Troy Wycbe.
grand master of the Grand Council of
North Carolina, left Saturday, ac
companied by Mrs. Wycbe, for St.
Louis, where they will attend the
triennial convocation of the geiieial
grand chapter and general grand
council of York Kite Masons of the
The assembly meet,, eveiy three
years and represents the largest .Ma
sonic gathering in the I nitei! States.
Fifteen representatives from North
Carolina are attending the sessions,
which will continue through Friday.
bowed a total of $;!79,5:!!).'J8 had been
collected since October 29, 1935 to
October 7, 193tV. outstanding achieve
ment of the year's work showed that
over $72,000 have been collected in
The report as adopted by the board
yesterday is as follows:
Viditois' receipts $l!K.K2.r,91
Tav sale,- certificates .... :il.ll3.2;
Errors and releases J.oOli.K'.t
Insolvents removals and un
ci llected ;).14t..9t
ll'-JT . .
192S . .
1929 . .
l'.l.'iO . . . .
Total delinquents for
Beer license . .
. . -,$ 72,427.()!)1
Mayor E. R. Davis Of
Union Visits Here
Mayor E. R. Davis, of Union, S. C ,
a former citizen ol this county, was
here the first of the week en route
to the Cherokee Indian Fair.
Mayor Davis was born in Iron Duff
township, and was elected mayor of
the South Carolina town last spring.
He wa aeeompamea on nis irip nnf
by R. C Williams, who has served for
24 years as clerk of superior court
in Union county.
12 Divorce Cases
Granted By Court
Trie September term of civil court
which adjourned on Saturday with
Judge Felix E. Alley presiding, had
on its docket a record breaking num
ber of divorce cases.
The following were granted abco-
lutc divorces: Lige B. Smathors trom
Ruth Evelyn Smathers; Alono Pinney
from Bonnie Pinney; Pete. Goodson
from Lola Goodson; Pan Watts from
Mattie Watts; Lucy Parkins from
Medford Parkins; William F. Patton
from Margaret Patton; Virginia
Moore from Hermit Moore.
('. R. Led ford from l.ucindia Led
f .r.l Wi 1 1 in m S Brooks from Mary
S. Brooks; Bessie -Green from Keever
Green; Horace Keener from Nan. y
Tindcll Keener; and Mary Pauline
Plott Kincaid from W. P. Kincaid, Jr.
In the case of Hazel Sony, by her
next friend, Fannie Seay, vers lie
Mary Pepper Ketchiim. which grew
out of an -automobile wreck at Lake
Junaluska, the judgment was render
ed in favor of the plaint ifi" for $700.00.
In the case of the estate of doe
i Lemmings against the Sonthe-n
Railroad.-the jury awarded a vexlii t
of $2,500.00 to the plaintiff. The de
fendant through its attorney, George
H. Ward, appealed to the supreme
A judgment of $50.00 payable to
the defendant was rendered in the
case of Sam Bradley versus the .Blue
Ridge Coal Company.
Total all .collections .
Mr. McCracken was
deeds of this county from
1932. and after that he was
ed w'itn the First National Bank here
until his appointment as tax collector
Besides Mr, McCracken, he has in
his office. Grady Noland, deputy col
lector. Mr. Noland has held this
position for 14 year.. J. S. Black is
clerk in the office.
For the month of September tax
colle-i tions for the county were $29,
157 1. -19, according to the report made
to the lioa-rd Monday by Mr. Mc
Cracken. The collections were f.ir the
. . . .$335.78
. ... $168.34
. . . .$311.40
. . .$671.52
SUPREME COURT AGAIN
On Monday at noon the Supreme
Court of the United States met for a
session that will bring before the
nine black robed justices important
federal and state legislation for
judgment. Decisions as momentous as
those which involved tne AAA ana tne
NRA are expected before the court
adjourns nine months hence.
ON VISIT TO NEW YORK
The following made up a party mo
toring to New York last week: Mr.
and Mrs. Wayne Rogers, Mrs. Lucy
Medford, and Mrs. Carl Medford;
They attended the opening of the na
tional championship baseball series.
ATTENDING CHURCH MEETING
IN CANTON TODAY
The following members from the
Woman's Auxiliary of Grace Epis
copal church are attending the district
meeting 0f the Auxiliaries of the
Dioceee of Western North Carolina,
in Canton: Mrs. Harry Marshall,
president, Mrs. J. F. Abel, Mrs. C. F.
Kirkpatrick, and Mrs. Albert New.
Survey Of Blind Is
Underway In County
.... A census of all blind persons in the
county is being made by Robert Gib
son. The work is a federal project
under the auspice of the WPA.
Mr. Gibson will be in the county
welfare office on Monday and Tues
day of each week, until the work,
which is to be done in a limited time,
is completed. .
All persons are required to call in
person at the office and give in the
information requested by the government.
Corner Stone Of
Will Be Laid Tues.
The laying of the corner stone of
the Presbyterian church, of Hazel
wood, will take place with a special
planned service, with, the pastor,
Rev. O. C. Landrum, in charge on
Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock.
The main address of the occasion
will be made by Rev. R. F. Campbell,
pastor of the First Presbyterian
church, of Asheville, who will be in
Waynesville at that time attending
the two days' session of the Presby
tery. Other Presbyterian ministers
will also have part on the program.
The public is cordially invited to
attend, and all members of the church
are urged to be present.
Mrs. Lauriston Hardin. Jr., and
small son, Bobbie, pent the week
end in Hendersonville, with the form
1929 . . .. -
1930 ... .
1 '.135 . .
1936 . ...
Dental Clinic Work
Shown Local Croup
A group of the citizens. of the coun
ty were given an opportunity to see
some of the work that is being under
taken among the school children, by
the district health department, on
Monday when Dr. ('. N. Sisk enter
tained around- twenty people at the
Eaet Waynesville school.
The group enjoyed luit h, as the
guests of Dr. Sisk, which had been
arranged by Mrs. II. W. Burnett in
charge of the school cafeteria, after
which they observed the dental clinic
being conducted by Dr. A. C. Early and
Dr. C. P. Johnson, of the Oral Hy
giene department of the State Board
of Health, and sponsored by the local
Following the observation of the
dental clinic, the guests with the
school children enjoyed a puppet show
which was shown by Fred Kocfi
and Miss Patsy McMuIlin, also of the
State board of Health.
Among those attending the lunch
eon were; Mrs. C. N. Sisk, Mrs. J.
Dale Stentz. M rs. Doyle Alley, Mrs.
Jean Dillon, James E. Henderson, of
Canton, Lee Ferguson, Jarvis Alli
son, Ed Fincher, of Clyde, Wilford
Ray, W. A. Hyatt, Albert McCrack
enl Dr. and Mre. A. C. Early, Dr. Cv
D. Johnson. Dr. S. P. Gay, Dr. N. M.
Medford, William Hannah, Jack Mes
ser, Fred Koch, Miss Patsey McMullin
and the teachers of the school.
WACHOVIA HEAD HERE
Robert Haynes, president of the :
Wachovia Banking system in North
Carolina, and one of the leading
bankers in tne South, with Gerald
Cowan, vice president of the Ashe
ville office, made a visit this week to
the First National Bank.
Max. , Min.
Wednesday 78 58
Thursday 63 49
Friday 72 43.
Saturday 72 45
Sunday 75 45
Monday 70 ' 54
Tuesday 73 53