THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1935
THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
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Babson Sees Pros
perity For 1937
(Continued f"fm Pape one)
louk threatening and even tlioufi'n
there will be a IW increase in the
number of strikes. I nit-rely MI.V lliut
if labor la'rs try l li' " fr
mill tK l'a-t in llicir demand- lor
liif:h'r Kiv and -t'orii-i- liour. ' n re
in for seriini trouble.
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Tlu- real key l tld- iiii.b- is the
Ailiiiini-triilioii and il policy toward
liibor. if ti'.id'h- slieiild ilevriop, Mr.
Kousi-v.lt with his .ilniest unaninnuis
li.'iekinK ei.ii'd swinn the -id'- of battle
in which, ver dirtetion lie wished. H--cause
of the President's unprecedented
worker-follnwint;. the outlook fur labor
rieiiends to a Ihikc extent on Wash-in(-'fon.
t o;iti:ss Mil- iiahmi'i r.
In f.ict. muc-li depend oh W.isiiin
tori as far as most problems are con
Vnt v.. iniinv venrs a'o it
wits the vogue to take careful sound
ings in Wall Street before making an
annual forecast. Today the most im
portant preparation for my outlook
letter is to drop the lead-line ii the
l-otoinac. A fortnight T.efore Ohrist
rnas. 1 visited the Capital.' Kxpei'ienc
ed observers there believe thii. the
T'risi.lent may have more trouble than
the public imagines in hnldir.R his
hiu-'t- Democratic majority together.
The Viu-lilinn consensus is that
'oiin-w. will not '' harmful In busl
ines ill spin- of tin- voters' roar or ap
proval of the New Deal. There will
tie a lot of barking but little -hitim-'..
The envphasis of the coming session
will be on nerfeetitls legislation al
itady pass, d and addinn a few amend
ments thereto. I doubt if a hamper
fill of new reform laws will be jam
med ' hr-ouph.
IIIIMI IM'I.MIIIV 1(1 (OVTIM'K
It will he two years before another
clection. an, the average Congress
man will be worryinf." less about his
eonstiiuerjts ami more about the Con
stitution. Aluni; this line. 1 expect
to see a bin improvement .in federal
tinam es. A n effort will be made '.:
cut expense, lielief ail will be eoii-linii-al
but not on the bomlii.L-fJin;,'
cale of the past three, years. The
rod:!: v. bauson
it's income should use
:,.,,! as l!i-S7 works nlmip. 5"t
,i'-di(- Washi:iKln fore.a-ts to the
(xiiitrar.v. I doubt if the sain in rec-
m, ihc slu-li in t-xM-nIitnn-M will
Ik- -.iiftiorcul to hrliiR the luds;(-l Into
iKilani e hj .lutic 30.. IHI'.S.
This nivalis that intlation will a'in
around this year. It has already taken
hiK strales in recent yai's although
the k iter. 1 1 public is entirely unaware
of it. l-ubhc debt lias m'mvil, $D:..0(IO..
(.Olt.OOO sincr; July I. I30. Tax re
ceipts have doubled since 1133. Still
the Treasury is forced: to raise III nets'
to pav the public bills tiy selling rov-
ernnient bonds. This money finds its
way into the banks in the form of
jobholders' or contractors' deposits.
The bank then "invests these de
posits by hi),iim more government
si;i:s iiomi: iu ii,iivr. boom
Four years ajjii the liuildinK of a
n. w loone or factory was a relatively
rare sirht. Only eight homes were
built at the depression low in l'-'33
where a -hundred were built in 1!2
and- win re lifts are hein:. built today.
Hon,..- building- is a typical capital
goods industry. It is a direct ther
mometer ,.f public confidence, once
confidence returns there is a veritable
stam p.; do to take adv. Ullage of. real
estate iiargair.s and to get under the
wire on building costs. feature of
19S7 should bo a real boom in home
Non-residiniial construction, aside
from publ.c works, should also enjoy
a big gain, l'larit .xpaiision or niod-
erniaitiori is a necessity. -for many con
cerns. Ivi.-es of buiiding materials
are ."l the verge ' f a sharp inark-up.
Iieiiianii for sk. lied buildin.x mechan
ics will soon be reflected in higher
bids on jobs. I'.argains, in existing
Due to the fact that a great many
milk bottles are out of circulation and
are not being properly returned, we
are making a request for anyone that
has creamery bottles to please call the
Western Carolina Creamery
And we will be glad to call and take
them out of your way.
NORTH CAROLINA STATUTES PERTAINING TO
ILLEGAL USE OF MILK BOTTLES
Chapter 281, Public Laws of North Carolina:
"Sec 1No person", firm or corporation shall use, or
permit to be used a milk bottle, or other receptacles de
signed as a milk container, or container of dairy products,
and having the name, brand, or trade mark of any other
person, firm or corporation thereon, for any purpose other
than as a milk container, or as a container of dairy pro
ducts. "Sec. 2. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or
corporation to use or permit to be used any milk bottle,
can, crate, or any other container for milk or milk pro
ducts wjiich has the name, labeL trade name or inscrip
tion of any other person, firm or corporation blown, em
bossed or marked thereon.
"Sec. 3. That it shall be unlawful for any person, firm
or corporation to purchase milk bottles except from a
wholesale dealer, retail stores or dairyman having the
same for sale and it shall also be unlawful for any person,
firm or corporation, other than dealers having the same
for sale, to sell any milk bottles: Provided that this act
shall not annlv to iudicial sales.
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"Sec 4. Any person, firm, or corporation or agent
willfully violating any of the sections of this statute snail
be guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be subject to a pen
alty of a fine of not more than fifty ($50.00) dollars, or
imprisonment of not more than thirty days for each and
every violation thereof.
"Sec 5. All laws and clauses of laws in conflict here
with are hereby repealed.
"Sec. 6. This act shall be in full force and effect from
and after its ratification. Ratified this the 20th day of
April, A. P., 1933."
structures are pretty well picked over.
If you must modernl-, renovate, w
pBlr. or build, let your t-omnu-ts NOW!
KXTKMI I.FASKS NOW
The same applies to rents. If you
have a favorable lease extend it XOW
fur a live-yi-ur ix-riod. After a 1 iter
pent advance last year, rents will prob
ably increase another 5 per cent in
i;,:j7 maybe more in well-located
ureas. With the, opUioistie pro.-pecis
fur building and rents. I look for-
:.r.l to a profitable year for reai
estate men with ri-ing values and
with activity at least -.mi per cent above
The outlook for real estate and
liiiil.ling is typical of the outlook to:
iU oipiial ni.in.ls industries sir-h as
!,, vi s. ships, power stations, and
Mii.-h ine. y. These businesses arc due
fur a much sna.-ler iercenta-ge irn-
..-vei,ii-il than l'- eonsumer g Is
nilutries. l-anployaient in the heavy
., ,,n a year ago was 7a per cm of
".., la: i,. day it is sr. per cent' and
.. next Christinas it should be ta
xII AItl" MAIlKd l'S A II AO
Wholesale quotal ions on 74 )o o-
lut-t f i oin raw materials to tinih
, .1 goods iiave risen 3 per cent in the
lust three months and are at a new
tup since September, 1!30. Next
Christinas this price iiveinae will be
5 Mirfnil inavlH' 10 per cent libb
er than It is today.
Four yciirs ago wheat Was selling at
tii.. i..u.-est nrice in three and a half
centuries 4 1 cents a bushel. Because
a was cheaper than to pay freight
corn was being burned for fuel in
place of coal. Milk was being pour
ed on the, streets to reduce over-supplies
of butter and cheese. There was
a bounty on baby pigs.
Today wheat is around. $1.3a l"-r
bushel. Corn is being imported from
Argentina. Much bulk butter sold
in 1'niteil States' markets comes from
abroad 'Bacon is a delicacy once
.. lin This .ill uoes to show how much
.,-.- iH.uerful are the rules of nature hohlers
.... , .,.... .r..i..- tv, ..i the laws of nu n. reau I
The rlrimuht.' the AAA and short sup
plies, plus better business and heav
ier consumption, have doubled farm
piiros during llie last four years. Now
what about the outlook for farm prices
AMITIIKIt blHIl) V I 'A It ON I'AI'.MS
('.rain and cotton prices d pend on
the weather and plan::!-:, s. Based on
current acreage estimate and barring
drniig-ht, prices- of these products
.a,..,. i-.i .w.t'i.t. much higher next De
cember than they are today; "Meat j
price-H -will fdge uiiward for our live-1
stuck population is near the lowest
point in years. Dairy, eggs, and
poultry prices will advance under the
impetus of higher producing elists
during-- the first half. (Jood prices
phis liigln-i- production sboiild lift
liirm iiiconu-s Im-Iv--ii . to 1 per cent
during l be 'new year.
t li)TIHN; T COST Minn-;
I'p to now. the cost of living has pot
beeji keeping pace with the -rcovery
in general business. Its adVance
tmals -only 2d per cent against ?' per
ci lit for it-id ustrial- in-" ivity and Mu pel
cert for retail pries. This ci.ni.iig
r I lie ga p will n.irrow. I look (or
a 5 to 8 ht ci-nl ri-n- in living- costf-
asiiiiit a 3 M-r -enI itain m -IU.lt.
i'r.ll SAIISMAN'S I'AILMHSIO
. Merchants can honestly plug the
liny Now Higher Prices Coming"
appeal-' in their advertising, . Sales-
niiiiiagci-.s can safely Hack up their
sales quotas . and advertising appro
priations by at least 10 per cent
prububly 20 per cent. The sales fea
ture of 1HH7 will lie the return of the
seller's market for the first time since
llvt-rv hour of effort and every dol
lar of esixnse nut into selling work
in l:t" will n-lurn wbat two did in
19,14 and what two may in !:! 1
urge every salesmanager and every
salesman tci work his head off in .1937.
Get your reward for all 'the hard work
of the past few years. Sunny selling
days Will not last forever!
liOXOS AT OKIMNG
I feel that present high .'bond prices
cannot continue indefinitely. Thoe
biivinsr boiul.H durini; tbe coming
twelve months must exercise ratra
ordimiry care und judgment to avoid
KettinK Imnuil! With higher money
rates anil, certainly smitipf-er .:..Jrtw.-. 1
feel that the peneral bond market is
fixlay where the stock market was ih
.1 928. ,'' .
SO WAR IN 17
No one can deny that the oversea
situation is critical. Europe and Asia
tbday closely resemble the armed
camps of 1912-14. A general war in
volving Fascism va Communism is in
eventable; but a general Buropean
War will not come in 1937. There
will continue to be revolutions with
in nations; but no formal conflict be
The most hopeful foreign develop
ment of 1936 was the "Gold Bloc"
devaluation and three-cornered cur
rency agreement between France,
England and ourselves. I do not ex
rwt hnwever. tliat the dream of In
ternational stabillza-tion can become a
reality dnrlns 19S7. Improvement in
business conditions in Europe ; is tne
best remedy for most of its troubles.
. CONCLVSION. .
As 1937 opens, most of the snarl
brought oil by the depression have
been untangled. Improvement Ib
widespread through all branches of
industry, Kmployment is gradually
approaching normal once again,; The
outlook for the coming twelve months
is bright. I predict that as we look
back at this New Year season we will
remember it as a. momentous mile
stone in our business history.
Whether we realize it or not today,
wo are now placing a headstone over
the 1929-1936 depression corpse and
bundling up the. 1937-(?) prosperity
baby in swaddling clothes. How long
this period of prosperity Will last or
how far it will go, no once can now
say. That depends upon how well
we have learned that lasting pros
perity only comes through the prac
tice of Industry, honesty, thrift, faith,
and other basic virtues;
Copyright 1937 Publishers Fin
NOTE: This article cannot be re-
nrnrliicpd in whole or in part with
l kid n i h
We htjpe that everybody had a
; these homes, if we remember conect-
Januarv 7. at Rock Hill school hmu
at 9:00 o'clock.
- - "... . , , j . ,i, orr
pleasant time du:ing the Christmas Jy, the tree nau oeeii uC.u,aic
holidays uscq iuur lours m ouv...
We aw evidence that more children ! hope ihat iOO Pt-r cent of our people m
were made happy this Christmas than : Haywood county will set young C hrkst-
numher ol years, we
...ne timi. in a
hail a verv nlca.-ant time. (Jne of the
must happy occasions was that on
u'lulm.udMv eveninir when Mr. Trull,
nu.-seyman for Champion Fibre Con
Miss Smathers and the county :
agent visited nine homes in the Bea-verdam-Thickety
section. These homes
joined in with the home agent form
ing a club among other things, demon
strating home Christmas decoration.
We hope that next year that a num
ber of others will join in. In our
opinion, the decoration and everything
considered would give Mrs. Paul Rob
inson first place; Mrs. H- G. Reno
second place; Mrs. Crom Cole, third
e place; Mrs. Harley Wright, fourth
t rduco. Wts Con Wriirht. fifth place:
Mr. Tom Hippe, sixth place. Honor
able mention should be given to
Mrs. Lowry Burrell, Mrs. Tom Murray
and Mrs. Russell. These good ladies
used living trees for their Christmas
treef. This in itself is a commendable
It is more economical and prevents
the slaughter of so much of our young
evergreens. In the yard of one of
, t-u.,e r. tho in oner location arm
ina- iitvo ... ..
thereby have a tree available and suit
able ever hereafter. It was a real joy
to meet with the farmers and enjoy
the hospitality and refreshments for a
few minutes. Among other things
presented to this committee wa ci
gars. The county agent can't do a
thing with these cigars but they were
appreciated just the same and will be
passed on to some one who can puff
We are glad that our farmers v. hi
are burley growers are getting (.., ,;
prices for their buriey this yea. . !
has been brought about as a res-j. ..;
their effort. It has been vtt." ti ,:.
aging to get the expression f-na..
many farmers within the last few
that we must go forward that w, ::. j'
not go back to the old way of U.;.
We have not heard any one -tatc
he was willing to grow a hiir t bu.T.
crop next year and have not hi-atd
very many, we just -.vomh-. . , v
many farmers will in 1;:J7 jiu- a.;
5-. is eggs for a cash crop in one b,.-k-We
have eight chief money c-r..t.. :
Haywood county. How many farn:--are
going to use m 'e than i.:.
these. Burley, beef ,-att-e. m-'k
cream, apples, potatoes, shct-p. ;i.
try forest products. Very ft -a ...
tiorv in the South have such a var:.-.
of cash crops. Perhaps very fv-.
farmers will use all eight but . ,.
wise farmers that depend on mor
than une crop for his ash.
The county agent's office is work
ing on the following schedule this
week. Your co-operation will enable
us to go forward:
December 31. Canton, at the Cham
ber of Commerce at 9:00 o'clock.
December 31, at Cruso schjo! house
at 7:00 p. m; o'clock.
January 1, at Ben Wright's in White
Oak at 9:00 o'clock.
January 4, at Fines Cieek school
house at 9:00 o'clock.
January 5, at Bethel school house at
9:00 o'clock. (Pigeon and Cecil town
ships.) January C, at Clyde school houe at
Perhans the followi'iir fact-, w.'l
furnish u.s with something to think
abcut. When in worth Carolina one
out of every four ears of corn cort-
ciimerl cornea from outside the statn
Two out of every three biscuits; one
out oi every lour oaies ji nay; one
out of every three quarts of milk; ana
five out of every six mutton or lamb
chops; two out of every iiv - f ;
one out of every two chickens or eggs.
We will have to step up production
for a long time before we can eve:
take up this slack. We are looking to
Haywood county farmers to carry im
a two arm farming system. Namely,
crop production and animal produc
tion with the proper balance between
the two. Our soil is doomed and we
the people are doomed if we unbalance
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fo put Rate Drug Store fJ
3 or IOC
S ATURDAY VAST DAY OF THE $100.00 POPULARITY-.
CONTEST BUY YOUR NEEDS NOW WIN A PRIZE
$1.50 LYDIA E. PINKHAMS . . .... . - . -
$1.00 CARDl I ....
$1.00 WAMPOLES EXT. V. L. O.
$1.20 SYRUP PEPSIN, CALDWELL .
35c .TICKS VAPO-RUB ...........
10c MUSTEROLE . .... . . .
35c GROVES BROMO-QUININE . r .
25c B-C or STANBACK ... ..... ... -
50c GROVES CHILL TONIC . . . .
60c ALKA-SELTZER, MILES ... ...
25c FEEN-A-MINT .... ... .....
50c 666 CHILL TONIC .
. . . S9c
. . . 69c
. . .22c
. . .15c
. . .33c
. . ,19c
. . .33c
Toiletries For Baby
TOOTH VOWIEK 50- HEADS
DR. LYONS 18c PABLUM ...... .... 3ac
50c TOOTH POWDFJt SI. 00 I,.H;K
I PAN A ...... ... . . 29c OVALTINE ......... .49c
IATU3KST SIZE 15c BABY F001
LISTERINE ..... : - . . 59c CLAPPS . .... ..... 8c
7,(H'. SIZE . ' ' 7.V- MEADS
LAVORIS .. . . ..... . .31c DEXTRI-MALTOSE . 59c
SIZE 25c MEADS
MUM . . ... ...... .. ...23c CEREAL ... . . . . . '. ..18c
75c SHAMP(X) $2.50 3-I'Ol NDS
FITCH .... ...... .49c DRYCO .... ... - $1-89
BOX 500 40c FIzETCHERS
KLEENEX 31c CASTORIA 27c
$1.00 liARGE 25c BABY POWDER
PONDS CREAMS ,...49c JOHNSONS ...... ..19c
Size . .
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Lt For 25c
-50c - in
Pint ..... .. 1UU
... 2 for 25c
SMITEfS Soap Sale
LAVA SOAP, Medium .... . ..
P&G LAUNDRY SOAP . .. . . .
IVORY SOAP, Guest Size . . . . v .
WOODBURY'S FACIAL SOAP
SUPER SUDS, Largest Size .
RINSO or LUX FLAKES . .
. .5 for 24c
...3 for 10c
. . .3 for 11c
. . .2 for 15c
. . 3 for 23c
. . .2 for 15c
Lm Dozen . . 37c
t Dozen . . 67c
large cane T
iunPY QnflPl Uri
1 1 V li vwni
wbtn you buy'
1 large and OO
2 medium: uLx
4 Cakes, 32c value
For Only ...
Large O OCp
Ci7 A For LuMK
Giant n OC
Size .... U for LO
Pint ... 2fr
3 For 23c
YOIT ARE ALWAYS WELCOME AT SMITH'
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