THE WAYNE SVILLE MOUNTAINEER:
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
EHmDVEAR NO. 13
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 1937
$1.50 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
Jes Events of
"7. ' v hitting F D. K.
" t.-:u w Railpv in an ad-
pfSS a' - , .. j PvneovPlt's SlJ-
ffit P- He voiced
that governing" K
tadT.g to inflation.
r.DofRt; in NEW LAWS
tWair-e of the last minute rush to
fiouni, several riivi- j'-j-i -j
Z,t rde and local bills, it was re
M this week by Thad Eure, sec
. . ,.t To date no errors
Cnfound that will likely
hangeany laws enaei.
rrcr found relates 10 me Bouiir
COTTON AT 15 CENTS
.bed 15 cents a pound.
Ls is the highest level since 1930.
he demand for cotton is saia to uo
SIX CCC CAMPS TO CLOSE
n.Acr have been completed for the
Deration of 54 CCC camps in the
L.t fnr the npxt three months.
fhere are now 0 such camps in op-
iratkm. " ' . '
OIL PEOPLE GET RAISE
f the Standard Oil
'ompany of this state received an in-
rease ol Sla I,er morun in saiuiy,
V.;v April first.
Indications Are That Haywood
Will Be Paid Claims By State
Bereaved by Blast
TO WORK FOR COURT
Raymond B. Stevens, of the Traffic
ip-ned in order to ac
ute his time in behalf of President
Roosevelt's program to reorganize
the Supreme Court.
FORT) GIVEN WARNING
Henry Ford has neen warned to pre-
fcire to do business with automobile
State Highway Commission Au
thorized To Make Settle
ments With Counties
County officials expressed them
selves this week as feeling confident
that Haywood county would receive
some adjustment from the state for
the claims entered last September for
money advanced and spent on state
highways after the state had taken
over the highway system.
The general assembly passed an act
which authorized the State Highway
Commission to adjust claims with the
counties. There are approximately
70 counties which entered claims for
a little .more than sixty million dol
lars. Haywood had one of the largest
claims in the group a little move
than h million dollars. Those who
have been in close contact with the
plan, and the bill which was passed
by '!'. legislature, estimate that the
prelciTcd claims Of the 70 counties
will be fettled for five, to t n mill.vn
Hie claims of Haywood county were
prepared by T. Troy Wyclu', aiul sub
mitted to the investigating committee
last September, The Haywood claims
set out that this county was due
$.')H,N,'!."7 in 'preferred claims; a
CCC Camp At Sun
burst To Observe
Open House Sun.
Will Mark Fourth Anniversary
Of Establishment Of Civilian
The CCC camp F 25, Company 8455,
located at Sunburst four miles above
Lake Logan, will hold open house to
visitors on Sunday, April the 4th.
Lt. Jjewis D. Magid, commanding of
ficer, will be in charge of the pro
gram of the day. Visitors will be
shown over the camp and taken to the
various projects nearby for inspection.
The open house on Sunday is part
of a celebration in observance of the
fourth anniversary of the founding of
the Civilian Conservation Corps,
which will be held in tamps over the
The celebration will begin at 10:00
on Saturday morning, when there will
be a tree planting ceremony. Ap
proximately two hundred while pines,
one for each member of the camp will
be planted in a grove.
The camp at Sunburst was estab
lished about twenty months ago and
since that time many projects have
been completed, while others are un
der construction, I. ,). Smith, is act
ing superintendent of projects.
Fifteen thousand acres of t imber
land have been improved with all tin-
; " !Kl3&i 2 x 1 1
Annual C. Of C.
Banquet Will Be
President Davis Names Com
mittees For Organization
For Coming Year
M WOK .1. II. W V . .111.
general claim of . 501, 7i(" and an in- i desirable species of trees eliminated
TO FORTIFY COAST
The Dominion of Canada plans to
spend seven million dollars fortify-
the Pacific Coast.
NAV Y TO TRAIN MEN
The Navy plans to train 5,000 offi-
rers and 45.000 men of merchant ma
rine for war-time duty on naval aux-
l ary vessels.
Scenes of sorrow and tragedy
such as this were common In New
London, Tex., as victims of the
school explosion which took mora
than 450 lives were buried. This
mother, sister and small brother
of on of the dead are shown at
terest charge of $200,000.
The tight in the legislature was led
by the Eastern Carolina Chamber rif
Commerce, of which N. G. liartlett is
' Mr. liartlett said: "It has been a
: long hard fight, but now that the ma
i chinery has been set up for settlement
! of the claims, there is no need for
much more delay."
lt is expected that adjustments will
be made just as soon as the new high
way commission is named b Rovern
or Clyde Hoey.
Classes resumed at texas
Oasses have been resumed bv the
Texas school at New London which
was hit by explosion. Only 64 of the
"final high school enrollment of 309
present In the grade school
ertion there were onlv 128 checked
fern the original list of 398. No gas
ftcves were lighted, as an inquiry
ad established that accumulated gas
pas responsible for the blast, that
puiied m such a tragedy.
FEW C0VXTIES HAVE CALLED
'While the Nm
Assembly which adjourned last week
"""'J"i eacn county to speaK lor
'self, oh tViA nnocii.. i,.ni;.;r.
11(lor. few county boards of commis-
ers nave called for special elec-
l0r-S to end rmDhihitirm Sn tar- tVino
"Whl(h fcllCtinns Ktiva Knnn m11u
K Haywod. Mecklenburg, Columbus,
County Might Vote
On Liquor Stores
Sometime In May
CJetiera! speculation here this
week was that the county would
vote on the establishment of
liquor stores in Haywood some
time around the middle of May.
No official action has been taken
by the board of elections, how
ever, towards setting a (latfi.
It was learned from Kood au
thority, but not officially, that a
new order fivm the board of com
missioners asking the board of
elections In call ail election on
the question would be drafted at
the Commission-!:' meeting here
Steely And Preston
In Wood Industry
Smok v Mountain Industries
Move From Hazelwood To
Stone Garage Near Depot
The Smoky Mountain Industries,
inlaid wood manufacturers, formerly
of Hazelwood, have moved their place
of business to the stone garag near
the depot, and have re-organizc-d the
firm. Kenneth Steely and Evander
Preston are now sole owners.
The new partnership was completed
last week, and the move made.
Under the present arrangements,
Mr. Preston will act as sale-smanager,
and office manager, while Mr. Steely
will be in charge of production.
The plant began operation iri their
new quarters this week, with about
ten men employed. Others will be
added as soon as additional eiuipnefit
can be placed, it was said.
No statement Was made as to what
line of the inlaid wood products the
firm will specialize in.
from that area. Radiating in all di
rections from the camp are eight
miles of truck trails, and twenty
miles of foot trails.
The boys have built a lookout tow
er on the top of High Top mountain,
which during the fire season is main
tained by tw0 nien on twenty-four-hour
duty. The elevation of the moun
tain is 5,200 feet.
Fifteen mi'o.s of telephone linen
have been constructed. Recently a 149
foot concrete bridge has been conn-,
At present work Is progressing on
a large public rock arch, located about
four milep from the ramp on the West
Fork of Pigeon. A road is under
construction from the camp to Ten
nessee Bald, which will meet a similar
road at the Park to Park highway
being.. built from the Tennessee side.
This will make a short route to Way
nesville from Rosman, and will serve
as an outlet for tourists from the
In connection with the camp is a
nursery. In the reforestation pro
jects 15,000 black locust .seeds and
10,000. white pines have been planted.
Mayor J. II. Way, Jr.
Mayiu .1. II. Way, Jr., loimnlly an
nounced this week that he was a can
didate for re-election at the May town
Mayor Way's announcement is the
first formal announcement t() lie made
for the town election which will be
held tin Tuesday, May fourth.
Mr, Way served as a member of the
board of aldermen in 1!2'.I-H,tl . and
again from li.'J3 to l!'.'t5. He has been
mayor for the past two years.
He is cashier of the Iirst National
The board of directors ot the I hani-bel-
ol Commerce have set the tven
UK of l-Yid.ix. M.n 7th. tor the sta
iiiK ot the annual banquet ol ;be or
ganization. A committee, nannd by 1.. .V Iav!i,
president. m ;tniioiiii the place at
i which the banquet will be held withm
a tew days.
In connection with the annual ban
quet. laus are lcin; made tor th"
xuiqier which will be j;.vn in honor
of old. i. lis ol the l i t liairv Product
Company. The dUc tins lias been
set tor Fridav. April :';lid hurther
details will be uiukiil out lanr.
lie.snhs seeing il.Ui's Iw the two
meetings named above. Iiesldent
Hum li.is announced the i niiiinlltoi'K
for tile comiiiK vi'.ir. He and members
ot ilie board have worked ever the llt
and ! I lollowim;
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Hall, Toinmie A!(ande
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Mrs. Geo. McEIroy
Buried Last Monday
Heside'nt Of Iike Died Sunday
MorninR At Haywood Coun
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. l'aul llvall.
t it:k h i.
llvall. V. A
Ha . K I ' Moodv.
i ( M M ITTI'tH - Ha li.li
man S. II lln-lwiell. .1
C M.dfoid .las. i;
Withers, .Colli Stovall.
sea r Hrii.-e.s 1 1 1 iua dml
. ' icui'r K uril'.,
I.. Wllhers. Chi
:. .1 llvatt. II .1
It llnb Clark.
liui'nin. .1, VV.
i ii'inii n
Krank Miller, W. T.
liiniiKin. .1. V. liav.
r C R rHDIVCUifO TIIDVCi
w, X GOV ERXM EXT JOK
former GdvciriAT. t n r
a"s turned ,tAtt-n o 4.u: i.
ipa i on Ulltri HI1S WCTft
rom tho a . ...
Unifaj & ll-orney general of the
count CSl 10 become chief trial
tkin t 'i the Soveriiment's proscu-
or oil cases in Wisconsin. These
,e.i . '""-"luie one oi tne cniei
t, sks before the department.
toiL5 'corr officials of major com-
:X '.ave tken indicted at Madison,
B'i M (hr. i .'
rapine ! '" conspiring to nx
. v,ule nnm n.: 1
a,,.-;.: :eared his acceptance of the
"Err1 .would interfere with
arm. ll,v""'g oi nis new law
0 SIT-DOU-VC iv- vr o
,vernor Clvde V Vt .;
IWbbJ s':fnactel ;by, the General
'trikM . dec!ared that "sit-down
oleraL urlawful and cannot be
wvernr,, Aorth Carolina." The
C' "1!? bope that "-any
li;o-," ' , state will be peace-
' v sfl; V i"ue'ii De peace-
pSofia-d that any serious
hi t4 r"i 5 bus,lness conditions or of
l.n '5 " ationshin v
T''oiS-people-"wi11' be averted."
ml for industrial organi-
ore-an;, i anhounced it planned
state. "'. texti:e workers in the
t'r. T n- .
c!!ep0 a-.? the faculty of Davidson
istt in Ck ?den'y from a heart
- - uusin
r bis clas
- wn m lne college
f'fKien on k V - "1lay e was
S after v bunss visit to Char-
inns of n -Iasses- He was an
l3' and i. v 7v n' 'the class of
k .b-Jotier' Dr. Walter Lee
Will Be Held On 8th w. F. Cooper Points
Out For Objects In
Life To Rotarians
Mrs. GiHnge McEhoy, who has made
her home for many years at Like
Junaluska, died early Easier Sunday
morning. She had been a patient foi
the last few days of her illness, at th
Haywood County Hospital.
Mrs. Margaret Nell Ratcliff Mc
Elroy was born in Haywood county
August 12, 18i)0 and lived an active
life until the last few few years when
declining health forced her to take
strict care of her strength.
Since early childhood she has been
a member of the Methodist Episcopal
Church, South. She was a member ot
Elizabeth Chapel until the last 10
'years of her life, at which time sht
I moved her membership to Ixmg's
: Chapel at Ijike Junaluska.
She has been an active member ot
The county commissioners met : the W ayncsville ( haptor of the hast
Wednesday morning for a final meet- j tun Star, chapter number lia. tor the
intr with tax officials regarding the I past several years,
evaluation and listing of property j The funeral service was I, eld Mon
for taxes which begins today. j day afternoon by her pi-toi Ri v .1
The commissioners named .1. D. i II. Carper, assisted by the Rev. H. I).
Mackey as Jister, Roy Patton and liar- : Jessup. The mu: ic was in charge or
ley Reno for Iieaverriam township. ! Mr. and Mrs. J. Ilalo Stent., of Way
Tax Listers Begin
Task Of Revaluing
As part of the county -wide sched
ule of clinics being held for pre-school
children in each community, a clinic
for those who will enter the Central
Elementary for the first time next
fall will be held ori April the 8, at
1:30 o'clock. The examinations will
Other changes were made in Way-
nesville township, and Bob Francis
was named lister, J. h. Walker and
The commissioners disposed of last
minute details regarding the work.
John Hipps will be in charge of the
revaluation and listing in the field,
under the supervision of W. H. Mc
Cracken, tax collector and supervisor.
W. F. Cooper, superintendent of the
Southern Railway, of Asheviile, was
be made under the health department . the speaker at the Rotary Club here
nurses r "Ji-
." ., -,v- ,,i Mr. Cooper delighted his audience
All mothers are urged to th!r nd with sev,r'al hun,Uus stories, and
or bring their children -on the above r vein, gave some in-
named date, so that Pslal Ueresting facts about railroads,
handicaps now discovered, may be cor. ed thatone out of every
rected by the opening of school The . k - railroads
clinic will be held at tne central r.-, gpent fop
"In some coun-
ementary. ! ties, the taxes paid by the railroads
uiptu vvi,i'vt'PiFT j pay for the entire school expenses,'
BIRTH ANNOLNCEMENT the speaker said.
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Forbes, 'tf ; The speaker concluded his remarks
Lewisburg, Penn., announce the birth
of a son, Elliott Jackson, on March
25th. Mrs. Forbes was the former
Miss Frances Garner, and before her
marriage taught in the local schools.
PARTY MOTORS TO GREENVILLE
The following made up a party mo
toring to Greenville. S. C. over the
week-end: Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Bell,
Miss DeBrayda Fisher, Mr. Frank
Ferguson, Mr. Lockwood Shai pe and
Carroll Louise Bell.
ATTENDING STATE D A. R. MEET
ING IN CHARLOTTE
Mrs. J. F. Abet regent, 'Mrs. -T,
Harden Howell, and Mrs. James W.
Killian, from the Dorcas Bell Love
Chapter are attending the state meet
ing of the North Carolina Society of
the Daughters of the American Rev
olution, which is being held this week
MRS. CLAUDE HAYNES IMPROV-
' ' ' . LNG ; .
Mrs. Claude Haynes, who has been
ill at her home on Love Lane, is im
proving, but is still confined to her
by pointing out four major points
that a person should follow: contribu
tion of time and money to community
and church; co-operation with all
worthy causes, consecration of life's
work and to be dedicated to one's
WV II. Stanley, of Asheviile, who Is
a license inspector for the State High
way Patrol, will be at the sheriff'
office in Wayr.esville Saturday, April
third, for the purpose of issuing
drivers license. All persons who'have
not applied for opera tern license are
urged to do so through the license
inspector Saturday! All penons em
ployed for the principal purpose of
operating a motor vehicle are required
by law to Tiave chauffeurs license.
These nray be obtained through the
inspector. Anyone having misplaced
either chauffeurs license or operaters
license may obtain duplicate license.
, All Dersons who have no license are
requested by the State Highway Pat-
i nesville. The Eastern Star a. so had
; a lieautiful service at the church im
j mediately following the pastor's ti
I vice. Interment was in the Ratchfl.
! Cove " burial ground. .
Mrs. McEIroy is survived by hei
hu-band. (rt'orge McKlrov, ot Lake
Juhalu-ka, one daughter, Mrs. Mary
Miller, of Ratcliff Cove, two sisters,
Mrs, Ruf us Underwood anil Mrs. Ben
Smith, both of Ratcliff Gove.
Pallbearers were: Clauue Unvler
wwxi, Hugh Underwood, Hugh Rat
clifT, Wowly Jones, Carl Jones, Mark
Mrs. It. C. Iong had charge of th.t
flowers. The flower girls were: Mrs.
u..i:r tt.; c x..
niKit'n , -VJ-.1- C ac'cord,ng James Noland Louise Swayng.m, Mi.
Ada risher, Gaynell Rhinehart. Mar
"I'oni Ita ,ner, ( i
il:. So m .1 oio s
I'I. A X X 1 N i ;
M ITTKi : K
It I.. I'rovost.
1' led .Marlln.
Shelton. W . I..
II. nrv ( laddv.
' HUHIAVAVS AMI Til K CltlOAT
SMOKY l ilt.N'TA INK NATIONAL
I'AKK -Chan. Itav. Jr.. -haiiman. K.
W. Miller. Jl. C Wllburn, W. T. Hhol
ton. . J. Campbell. Cleve Ku kpiit
rlrk, Will llvatt. K.ui Walk Ins.
AtJltK l LTCIt l; Kriink Kuvix.
( ban nian. Iialton Smith, lb nrv Fran
cis. W. T. Shelter). J. K. Il.u r. Itiehai d
harber. Lvninr l.nvn. .1 C. llniwn. A
i It. Woodall. I,. i rl hrc,iihon.
I 1NDCSTKIA1- COStVITTKH -- Hen
, Colk ltt. C hairma u. h. M ItieheHon.
AVhltner rrevost. VV. '. Huns. R. V.
!Krk. .1; Hyatt. .1. M. Umg. i;.. N
THAHK AT HOMi: COMMITTKH -V
. ( . Husf. Chairman, ffiifch Mamiie
.1. V. Hav. Claude Allen. Mrw. Juch
i.Messir. laul .Martin. Hoiner Ileurv
Y. A. I'.railb v,
l-'l I.I.I X; STATION COIIRTKSIKS:
I ..' i u i ' 1st 1 1 1 llardin. baarrnan, Mat: ,
U.itldns. ( lavton Walkir. Albert Abel
It i: o I'arrell.
ItKCKKATlOX AN'b KNTKIiTAlN-MKNT-
Dr. S I'. (lav, Chairman. Mrs
,'Orad.v Hoyd, .Mrs. Haul Hyatt. C. .M
iDleus. Dr. It II. Stretcher Win Pre-'
I vost . J. M . I .one;. jus. hi. Massie. .iti
. I'l eslun, Coach W'eatbei by:
I C iNVKN'TtOX COMMITTKi: W
t . Uuss. ( hairma n. I I. Withers. Dr
( N sik Miv s, I ( w M"- T I
liwvn. Win. Midtoid Morner llenrv.
TOWN I'AIIK AMI HKAHTIFMCA
1Io. M . S: H Oi.-v. chair rna n. Sain
.lones. ,l,is. I'. M.'."--: . .I k k Messer.
: Mrs. John out en. U . (' lts .
Scout Court Of
Honor Set For 13th
The Roy Scout court of honor will
be held at the court house Tuesday
to B. E. Colkitt. district chairman.
i ne puo ic s mvuen ... av arot Jones Mrs. Lucius Liner
getner wnn an parents oUV, a garef" - Underwood, Mai
One feature of the meeting will be
awarding life Scout certificates to Ben
Colkitt, Jr.. and Joe Davis.
Henry Foy will .receive eleven
merit badges. This is unusual, as the
average boy gets about four merit
badges at one time. About 12 other
Scouts will receive merit badges at
Oral Yates Leaves
Oral L. Yates, a state inspector of
weights and measures, sent in hi.i
resignation t0 the agricultural depart
ment, effective April first.
In making his resignation, Mr.
Yates said he had other plans, and
would take up new duties about May
15th. For the next tre weeks he
plans to take a vacation.
He went with the state department,
in July, 1935.
ATTEND EASTER SERVICES AT
The following made up a party at
tending the Easter services at the Mo
ravian church in Winston-Salem: Miss
Lucy Jones. Miss Josephine Plott,
rol to obtain them at once to avoid' Miss Elizabeth Francis, Miss Avie
prosecution. .Noland, anu Air. waiter rrancis.
Virginia and Betty Lou McElmy.
Thurman Shelton, 19,
Buried On Tuesday
T H A I'd'' CO M M ITT 10 Dan Wat
kins. ' ii.i 1 1 iii:, n . I. i in ' ii If:: rilin. le .
R.'.v.Davi'' l-Vank ,ti!'"r. K I With
ers, lien. oik It '. I I .inner Owens.
i:i: i:.t i: and Mf:.ii;i:Hsiui-
(ri!-: Abissii:, ,', iKral 'ha irnia ri, llUf;h
M is--1 r ii. ' I imi i I 1 W lth
el s: A d visorv.
!. It'.i '...1 ..-.!-
'!'.: ii luan. Helix !
Win Hvers. It. O.
( 'a ll. ' i! is C'll-e i n.
"4 , ':( --ional
( liai I'lo.i n. W . 1!
1 11. fleios I loan
MeHfide. A. I'.. Mo
Dr. S. V. (lav.
Iraneis. Dr. R.
in. i i: ord: M r.s
on. t hair-l.uiipkir.,
Last rites were conducted on Tues
day afternoon at three o clock at the
Hyder Mountain church, for Thomas
Shelton, 19, who died on Monday
morning at 9:30 o'clock at the Hay
wood County Hospital. The Rev. P.
C. Hicks, Baptist minister, officiated.
Burial was in the cemetery adjoining
Pallbearers were: Roy Shelton, Vin
son Smith, Spurgeon Shelton, Mitchell
Shelton, Sam Brown, and Talmadge
Young Shelton, whose family are
natives of Haywood county, was liv
ing with his father at Argura, m
Jackson county and was on a visit to
his uncle, Mr. Roy Shelton, in Clyde,
when he was taken ill a few days ago.
Surviving are his father, Will N.
Sbelton, one sister, Bonnie Shelton,
and two brothers, George and Marcus
Shelton, all of Jackson county.
I). D. Alley.
X Industrial -I.. M. Klein.!
in. in. Kalph I n vost. U rn.
W. K. Woodall.
4. Comrnercia 1 I-rKnv Davis. Chair
man. C. N. Alien, lim, liiown, J. V.
Hay. M. II. Kabhun. l'aul Martin.
5. . Hotels and Hoarding Houses
bun AAatkins. Chan man, Ixinald Dun
ham, J. W.1 Hav. Mrs J. M. IxiiIK. AV.
w. Phillips.' II.-' W. Woodward:
0 like Junaluska Mrs. LeRnv
Davis. ( ha iriu.ir.: ( rleton Weatherbv.
James Atkins, la v. Mr.- Carper: Harrv
VTIMTIi:S ("O.MM1TTF1I1 K. J.
H.vatt-.- Chairman. C. N. Sisk AV. K
Woodall. ('has. Hav, Jr., 11: V. Krk.
Trov V veh: : llenrv Fr;irn i.s. Claude
Alien, -Curtis Huts. Frank Miller.
Zeb Clark, of Clyde, has enlisted in
the Navy and has been sent to the
training station at Boston.
Wednesday '..; 53
Thursday 62 33
Friday 49 2.
Saturday 42 22
Sunday 49 21
Monday 54 59
Tuesday 50 36