The Waynesville Mountaineer
V . . I T- 1 .
tu rrPnt Smokv Mountains National Park
Published In Tire County Scat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Greatly
jTi -SECOND YEAR
WAYNESMLI E. N. (.. TIU KSDAY, NOVEMBER 5. 1M6
$1.00 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
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I ast Rites Held For New Equipment Is
J ft. Shoolbred, 80, Bein Added To
Tuesday Afternoon Power Sub Station
Hearing About His Re-election
Well Known Engineer Passed
way Sunday At His Resi
1 at rites for John Newman Shoo.- ,
,.,, Ml, well known engineer who
at hi home at 1:30 VW
.,.,j:IV afternoon were conducted
Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at
..... lirnre Episcopal church, with the
"...tor Rev. Albert New, officiating.
, .nmntwa. inG.een Hill u-.muiN
V.tive pallbearers were; 1.. U
Withers W. L. Lumpkin, Joe Moi
I; ,'llar.len Howell, Ha i Koih...
inil Dr N M- Medford. The Kotary
(..u, of which Mr. Shoolbred a
n,..mher, attended the service in a
Honorary pallbearers were: Geoige
H Ward, of Asheville Dr J. ( . Mur
phy. Dr. O. T. A'examier, vv. i..
,.,; s H Bushnoll, Kev. R. 1 . Walker,
un Waul, J. L St.ingheld, Hi k
It stretcher, W. T. fahelton. O. H
oH Hon J. W Seavcr, J W hei.1.
II Ka, Di J.K.Alul l)r C. N h -k,
U N Barber, K. H. Blackvvell, Wal-
, Bhukvvtll, J. K Boyu.t M Dun-.
W Bradlev, Grady Boyd, L. l.
,,llip, R E Colkitt, (1 Vv. ldk.U.
U hi ami,, D. S. I' 1 1
i,.,n, W. r. Lee, Hugh Mas-.t, !'
I r McCracken, J. Dieus, luv
1.i-mo. Hany Had, 1). D l'e.n, D
Tiaker, and R. L. I'rewst.
Mr Shoolbred was a native ol
.'Wolverhampton-,-:. Staffordshire, Eng
land. He was born July ID, 1S.-.0, the
on of John and Anne ShoolbroJ. He
iv.is named for his godfathi-, Cardinal
Newman. His early education he ie
mved at Malvern Giamnur School,
and his engineering course he twik
with the ureal vvenw:" "
Shops, of Birmingham, England. .
His profession as an engineer took ,
him to many parts of the world and (
his life was full of interesting ex-..
periencee. He was one of the engvrw
cers who built the famous Cape to
Cairo Railroad, in Egypt. He was
with the Suez Canal construction com- ,
pany and helped build the Great 1 er- ,
dan government railroad in 1 B"sia
At one time he was an engineer officer ,
in the Union Castle line, making trip;.
Uom England to the Mediteri anean,
He was also engaged in cngmcenng,
projects in India " 18ft0
Hp came to this country m lhKu
with his cousin, Andrew Carnegie, the
philanthropist. For several yeais he
vva associated with Carnegie mining
interests, first at Bellfont, l'a., then
in the far West. He was sent to
Georgia by a Boston syndicate as a
mining engineer. He made the first
estimate on possible deposits of coal
in Tennessee. In EHzabethton, Tenn.,
he became the engineer of the Town
Co-operative Company, and planned
the streets of that place.
On March the 13th, 18!0 he was
(Continued on bacic page;
l?.,!.vt Hmh ( lark. superintendent
of lights for the town of Waynesville,
announced that the current would be
off on Sundav afternoon between two
and rive o'clock, while "additional
equipment is being installed in town
and at the sub station.
The ub station will be made to
handle twice the present load, with
the installation ot larger swehes
Mnl t-ansformers. 1 his work is !-
j,)ir done bv the t andtna Power and
1 itrht Company at t.'Hir llaa-lw w.
Vew and larger Innv will be mstai.-
i'd hv the town it was leaiiu-d.
Tin' addition of this new piiuipmeni
will eliminate, interrupted senue. Mi
t ln:k said.
Funeral For J. A.
Collins, 93. Held
In Clvde Tuesday
Widely-Known l arm it, I1umih'
Man, And I uriner I.t'fiisl.i
t u re Momlii'l- W as it.!.
V"",' . -,V , V. Konsrv. l,.- mi his loony ,.. I-Il-.
. 1 ' ; ,..,., " " "" u":i,
u.,n-v C.i.tdv is nerhap
,.ie-t man in Western North
He has maintained ail the
Koosevelt would win with a
He also said Landon w
Kansas lie ottered to b.
one on "nny v.t Jus belief
thought he was offering too
took hv oilers. loday he
eolUvling his bets. In all lie
t two to
w ill make
11,385 Votes Cast,
According To Late
! Unofficial Count
Ih'mocratic Majority Is I-rKest
Ever Tolled In County. Might
l:,v,'...l vol. r pa. . l:ll tlu-
'roni.uo.l. r of II..MUHMI lo.s.la. .....1
lu,.,,! t I.o IfMH o f.i I,t.' ' ' 1 '
i ..,. l.v a majouty ot , il
Uvhi.h is -l.o l..r- O...J.OHV .a.-
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rl 111 i.i.s ....
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Funeral service were conducted joi
.m ,01 A. Collins. M, widely kii-wii
farmer and business man ot the eouii-tv-
who died at his home near ( do
on Sundav afternoon at the t lydt
Baptist fhurch, Tuesday afternoon at
2-:i0 o'clock, with Kev. H. 1'. Met rack
, ofluiating Bui nl wn,. m th old
family cemeterv near the ( ollins home
on the Asheville highway.
l'allbearers were: Glenn Hi own,
( olman K 1 lamis, t,t.. i t navm-.
Dr H B Ot-borne, T. 11, Rogers, and
('. A. Bye vs.
h Collins was a native of Swain
Icountv, and was born near the t lur
oktc Kw nation At the 1 ginning
of the Wai B.twun the States he en
1 slid and s.,w ft ui jeats of n;mu'
; Following the war he went to lexas
jwheve he taught shool for seveial
I Returning to this section he went
'into the mercantile business in Web-
moved to Clyde, wh. re he had a hat d
wi.re store ami engaged in farming.
He was a public spirited man, ami
alwav,. intdist.d in the aff.uis o the
(ount. In r.Htl h. so.ved as Hay
wood " county's representative in the.
Lvu house of th, Nh'tTn
lcKislatuie lor mhis he had h on
an active member of the Baptist
cI,h"k sU vivtd bv three sons Hub.
Hob and Fd ollins. and tin. augh
t,,. Alis 0 L. Smatmis, and Mis
,,r,v Smathus. of Clyde, and Mrs
! John Holcombe, of Johnson City,
" ml w hat do voil know
landslide?- was the qu.-sti.
i:V in. Waynesville yesteid
ole seeimd to be in a da.e.
,ui ot the
President Roosevelt (irries Every
State In Union 15ul Maine Ana vei iiimn
It Ain't Right
TeherTOf County King Goodson Killed
To Meet Today At 3 When HrtBy A 1 rain
Languarge Arts Will Be Discuss
ed By Teachers. Second
Meeting Of The Year
The second county wide teachers
meeting of the 1936-37 school term
will be held this afternoon in the Cen
tral Elementary school building at
3:00 o'clock. The general theme un
der study will be language arts.
l he program win inciuue,
singing of "Carolina," followed by a
devotional period conducted by Kev.
H. W. Baucom. Mise Mary Pauline
Sentelle, of the Bethel school, .will
lead a discussion 0f "Objectives of the
Language Arts for the First 1 nree
Grades," and subject matter necessary
for the realization of these objectives.
Mrs. Samuel Knight, of the Hazel
wood school, will lead a discussion ot
the "Objectives ot the L,angus
for the Fourth and Fifth Grades, and
the subject matter for the teaching ot
these objectives." , , n
Mr. Horace Francis, of the Cruso
school, will take up the same subje
relatives to the cixth and seventn
grades. Misp Martha Mock of tne
Waynesville high school, will close tne
afternoon program and her subject
will be "Is the Language Art as
taught in the Elementary School pre
paring the pupil for language worts
in the High School?"
King Coodson, .'.0, of Lake Juna
i.uska dd within 2 hours after being
t.uk b the 1 M passenger ti.nn N
i if), here last Saturday near the lexas
! Oil Company plant.
It was rpo-ted from the railway
..... nnnAnn vlv walking eat
rthecTwhen the train struck
him from behind.
One Ug was mashed just above the
ankle, and he received a blow on the
head, evidently when he fell.
Funeral services were held Sunday
''.". . v, fcirH nerson killed
on the ra.lroad tracks in the pa
vear within two miles of the way
nesv'ille station. Anothe- er.ouMy
The following conversation re
cently ' took place between two
Mr "I bought a pair of
lovelv blankets, ami at a bargain
yesterday in Asheville."
Mrs I! "Weil, I set myself up
to a pair, also. 1 got mine Berl
in Wavnesville. '
Mrs. A. "I only 1 aol '
a pair, iind the clerk said tln-
were cheap at that price.
M-s 1? "You don't mean to sav
vou naid $r..!ir. for these," as sm
picked them up, quickly reeogni
intr the label and weight
boll gilt the same color blank ts,
sMine make, same size, yes the
identical blankets. ,n- Waynes
ville and only paid : $4.05.
Mrs A "You don't mean it.
I'm taking mine back to Ashe
ville today, and buying from the
same place vou bought, and will
sa l n i k Din i ki:n k"
This is a true story, that a t
uallv '.took place right heie in
Wavnesville. Both women involv
ed a e well known.
Local Masons To
Meet Friday Night
Of Prayer Here
I Today's Market ,
The following cash prices were be
ing paid Wednesday by the Farmers
Federation here: 10
Chickens, heavy weight, hens
Chickens, fryers .
Eggs, dozen ;, ,
Wheat, bushel . u
'. onriotv of the First
Mcth'd.'t hur h held an all day
I at the church on Tuesday, in
observance of the annual Week of
Praver, which all the society of the
Southern Methodist chur.hes hold
sr?me t me th,3 month. At the noon
hour a p.cnk luncheon was enjoyed.
Mrs. James Atkins presided. The
i Af ttii urogram was
Stalk bV Rev- W A Rolhn, on the
a talK fy.lvtv: A. uv others
rtirvl work oi mc -""--"- --.
Kg part were: Mrs. Bonner Ray,
taKlr'5 ',. T olo frs. Rufus Slier,
Mr, Grovr C. Davis, Mrs. M H.
.BoVlei Mrs. Hugh Ma-s.e. and Mrs.
Special musical numbers were ren
dered bv Mrs. Charles Burg.it and
M-s Tom Spurlock, accompanied by
Mrs. M. H. Eowles.
Wavnesville Lodge No. 2o!. A . F.
a m ill obsei-ve Past Masters
NiKht with a unique and interesting'
prop-am at the Ma-onic Temple F n
day night, Novembtr 6th. The obw-r-vance
of special ceremonies honor
ing its Pa-t Masters was established
years ago by Waynesville lodge and
since then has been an annual custom
0n the regular communication in No
vember. The program begins with a supper
at 7 00 P. M, in the dining room ol
a :-:r ,,i followed by
the aiwiiK .!....,,,. -
the lodge ceremonies on the thira
floo- with Dr, J. r . ADCI, ooeL
,nK Past Master of Waynesville Lodge
in the point of service, presiding with
other Bast Masters occupying all the
The occasion v expected to draw
a large attendance of both local and
Piles Vp Total Of .")2:j Electoral
Votes. While (!ov. Landon
(Jets Only Seven
Presi.lc nt Fi anUllii I). Koosevelt w -i s
, , -, l.-1 ! li-.slil.ir nt Ilo- t ulle.l
oites TueMil.iv IVy lto- l.iKeest .lan.l
sli.t.. in liisluvv. lie. eairio'l s ;
slMle In llie fill. Ol ei-epl Maine .in.il
ei loom. Me j.iM m '..Oil of - 1 ;
dip. (Ii.v All ... uiii
,v l.an.l'll I.'... I even i
I ,.s,u i li-.i .no I vi.les (Pan .11(1 ll.'ll.eil
1 1 1 .(.v.'!' iii m:-: w iiu.- Mr i S"V,M
jplle.l op -I72-
I '"ln .illii ia.l . i . lni io ii " 'M ' " "'
, n. I'm ol' 'it l ".Il i hi"
II in i.oil v ill 'he Male of- Kansas; lo.no-
,V I.amloll.- Mr: U iiosevel; 1 alsi.
le-1 to i;e! ! nia lorltv "I o el tin
,,,iHi,,s in the popular .v..tr. Mo,.e-
hinrMke 1 r,.0(lll,.OHI V.H.-s. ere e.lsl
' I ii r i Ii Hi. i m i I' ninl ' m H
el -..tlfv ilhl Mr Iloosevelt t" ' a . !
in I,, i lie . Mi.'e U il II a reeonl hi oak til.
vole bill I )' ineei al senal.il H ail.il . ..II
l..,..(,,e "., ii Hi aliuosi -.every- mi !(.
The I JetiKi'-i a Is will he, in in to sl i oliK' i
,i ( 'eimre.ss 1 his v ear Jhan .nil inn no
past tnili: vea i s.
liepilhliean . leail.-i s ,e.,li( . ei. l 111'
elerlioil l-alher early in llie evellllik
p.l.s.las a n. I seril lies,, ,,t ltonse
veH messages of eon M III t 11 la I i o lis Wecl
nev.lav i le pll 1.1 lea ll lieu spa pel s plt'U
e,l their suppoli Hi Mr..loiiseve!t. a.Il.l
the press all over Hi. u.,.1.1 .010
ni. nled on the IrenieiHloils inajol I'v
with which. Mr. KnoSevcl.t wus eleeltd,
Per.n-'vlvani.i vv e p ( 1 errio-i a t ir
fuesdav for lhe Inst time sinee. the
n Hetw. n th st ,1. s 1, Hi 1 .
nrn showed that .soiii h Carolina .a nu
(icirsla w.iulil In nl.out .7ri to 1 roi
t Ha.elwood 1'uesday altemooii,
three boys, .line and ten years old.
were parading the streets with large
pho-ards. One placard read: : Hoove
promised you a job. Koosevelt gav.
i it to vou Don't let Landon take it
, away tnmi you."
! The second placard read: e wa t
Koosevelt, Not Landon. ' While the
thud pl.uaid with big 1 tU s ua.l
J " He griitcl lit to tm-
our count ry." i
When the boys w.'iv questioned . as
! to the whereabouts .of the boys who
! were carrving the Landon signs, tin
I reolHMl- "We done knovked em out,
,Si Democratic voters vveie lost at
! (he No.-.b Wavnesville prtci.net, vvhin
Ilim.uMh. tai was detained bv i
three red . lights on Mam street, and
Ljol the voters "to. the polls just as
the doors were being closed.
. ..r .1 lew one and two-blow
t MIlMur 'i
list scraps, everything went nil ve.y
ouutly in the county 1 uesday Sevti
, fi.im the n.ial d.stntts came into
town Tuesday night leti.ng ,
and spent the nigra vm uie .ou..
of the jail.
It wiu reportetl that one-Republican
.andidale spent ?.0 m one sma .
pMtinct Iht oth.ial tabulal .
j,om that pretin.t showed that his
! money did not g I withm m x.iijI
hundrel as many votes as his Hem
I o,-alie candidatf.
.. mliiihlo source, il was learn
ed that approximate U 0 was
sp,nt bv both pa. tits ... Haywood
eountv- The bulk of lhe Republican
money being spot in ( anion, ant. u e
Democratic money wi"n pi et ty t-v t nly
. Voting at most, precincts was moie
or less steatly all day.
The usual large crowd that comes
to town on elect.ioi. night t urne.l m
for the night about ten o clock, when
it was learned that the county had
Kone Democratic by a -large ma.;o-,,,v.
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The nnelta i i
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The ii in.iindr
mi I.e. n lie w ; I
. wo pi ' sah-m:--'! eao'l'da
n ,i. 'line .n i-.uia
Mii'lll. .1 v.. I-- in. . .-si hie
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; , .,, - .he :':' pre. :et had I
I,,,,,, will! lhe follow ll.m. I'slllis,
,T,,. foll'iwilo; pieelll.ls al. Illls.sr
,, , th.s, , l's I . .v-ldm, OH-p,..,ve'-.la,
TUne. I'lahtiee, ll-'l. -
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Hoev r..l.!.7 (Miss,.,...
I' . s Senate
it, pel. cim i(i"""'b -'"'"
Weaver. .5. 02.4 .larrelt,
Mrs MeKee. f..07!t Hampton, 2.77
4A-1.1 lla.vnes. J HI'-
I Welch. .4.724 c,.o.m. .i.ii
IK clsier or IHi
IrraiKds. 4.S.10 1'," k' 1 1 '' '
BROTHER OF MRS. HUN (i
PASSES IN PENNSYLVANIA
Seen about the court house a girl
wearing a sunflower button, with a
winning smile, olltnng n ' ,
the ) inoit.it it pait.v f
.Som.body s,d she ,.1,11 wort t'u
button even alter, sne nan
A pation of the ( enlial Lit mtnta-v
school all woiktd up ovti the gtrms
heing spitad in tin fu-t guitle room
Wh. h was used for the voting-lhe
flooi did look as if it had betn spr.r.k-
lod generously with tobacco juice.
a-i..i. . in fast entiuirh at tine
of the precincts-woid was sent to
rush a tar f.om the (ent.al Llemen
tarv to the court house the sun was
Senator In N. .1.
I Coniiiilsloiiei's. Dlsliitl I
'M.dfoid 4 71. II
Hm.s 4 7J Kort.s - 1
I IllMlriil !2
Mo.ie 1 71 J Wfll- i I"'
I ll.rli "3
: 1-owe. 4.7r,fi
! T , T, '.:;.; W. !'. H'.; d 2.1!1
Palmer 4.S14 f.'ern uson, 2.1H
I The lemaindei- of lhe liek.-t w ' -
ralher iiieonude: -', as it was imp.. ss.
hie to eontacl some of the I lei l.on
,'IH. ials hee'Hise Ho y were 1.1' t 'I"'
t,, make their reports unlit 'lhuisda
moin.nt to llo I oud . I I h'tmns
After handlnn i" be. presidential
results learning that lhe majonl.v was
well over 4-.r.(Hi. 1 he matter of n'ltin,
ex'K't results on (tie county ticket was
of lit l ie eotii ei n.
Mrs. J. M. Rramlett
Buried In Greer, h.t.
nesday morning at eleven o'clock in
Greer S. C, for Mrs. J. M. Bramlet,
81, who passed away at her home on
Eovd Avenue here late Monday af
ternoon, following an illness of sev
eral months. . t,
Mrs Bramlett is survived by her
husband, J. M. Bramlett, one eon,
Lee Owens, two brothers and one
sister, and several step children.
Mr and Mrs. Harry H. Rung re
turned Tuesday afternoon from a trip
of ten days in Pennsylvania, whtit
they were called on account of the
death of Mrs. Rung's brother in
Irvona, Pa. The remainder of their
time was P pent in Huntington, l'a.
STUI)Y FIRST HANI)
To do research in criminology, Dis
T,t liamt 1) . I.andis. of Se
Ll HI. M"fts. j . , ' -
ward, Neb., a former president "of the
University ol JScorasKa ijoaru i i-nwi
served three weeks recently in an
Iowa penitentiary, to which he was
dmitted as a second T.lTender unde
an assumed name. Hie J observations
were: His fellow-prisoners talked
mostly 0f future "jobs," and next to
crime, were more lnieresieu in hul-
CIIEAPER ELECT RICITY
Reductions in electricity and gas
rates that will effect a saving of
ei nnn nnn a vear to the customers of
the Duke Power Company in Char
lotte, and by the North Carolina Util
ities commission and the South Car
olina Public Service commission.
i,,,i,ro "William Kmathers. -former .
if., ,..,eSvllli m;in. now of A I la lit i'
!,, v I wjik elected t'mted .states
Senator from New Jersey Tuesday by
iin overwhelming- majoi H.V.
Tuesday niKht. during a. hroadeast
,.f nation-wide returns, the Columbia
Hroadeastint System featured '!. R;"
Smathers, U-year-old son of Juds,-t
Smathers. It. seems, thai ..:'"
paiuned for his (illio in Ml.nt.c Cilv
makinK is mini is i tilks i ni-hi
Jasper N. Brock, 63,
Passed Away Sat.
I ' -Jasper N- Krock, fs'i, l.ed at his
home m Hat lwood, on Satunlay, fol
lowing a- long illness. , tuneial ser
vuts wuo htltl at the Ha.t lwt.oii
riiapt ist. chun. h at 3 o'clock on Sun-
tlav afternoon, with Rev. J. M. Wood
laid, jiastor, assisted by lit v. K.
Allen, officiating. Interment was m
I (Jreen Hill cemetery. .
TioiiWirero were Heeler Robinson,
Verlin Robinson. Robert Cope, Em-,
est Robinson, Jesse. Messer, and
m Ttrnrir lias horn in S nartanbure
I Countv, S. C, and came to Waynes-
1 .. ... , ... . A- TT.....n,l
County, -tS- C, and came io imjf wuw .
countv early in life. He was form
erly employed, by the Unagusta Man
ufactu"ing Company, until ill health
caused him to retire, He has been
a membeJ- of the Missionary Baptist
church tor twenty-six years.
Surviving are his widow, two sons,
Paul and Jasper, Jr., and one daugh
ter, Mrs. ( has. C- Palmer, all of Ha
zel wood; a step daughter, Mrs. W. T.
Brock, of Greer, S. C; one sistert
M-s. Noah Ketzer. of Maggie; seven
grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
To Close Un 11th
The stores: in Wavnesville will, he
closed on Armistice. 1 lay Vv edr.sdav.
Vovember 1 1 th-aceordinp to an an-.
nouneei,;ent made yesterday by the
merchants' division of . the C hamher.
f commerce. . .'
:rin,ir stores nud fruit stands , w ill
observe Sunday hours, , it. vyas said, .
the committee in charge. deiu.eti
to close and observe , the .day, No
formal program has been planm-d for
the town. Tentative plans are that, a
f.6Mege football game will be .pla.ved
htie .n the afetnoon This h.wevti
is not definite.
TO RETURN FROM BOSTON
Paul Martin is expected to return
today from Boston, where he has been
for the past week. .