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FflE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
WAYNESVILLE, N. C. THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1937
$1.50 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
Duke f ounaauon
'heck Represents Dollar-A-Day
For Chanty Patients tarea
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d this wees B 1 Il-n- -1 '
Um 'he vane r"i'p .w.
,jfor during 1936 by the institu
te rr-eck has been deposited to the
nera operating iunu vx
II aCCOrdl'lK " t v
of the board of trustees.
The amount receiveu uy
xl hospital represents about twice
amount paid to tne asioh r-aiK
Mission- hospitals. in Asheville, H
The local hospital has such a large
tmber of chanty patients mat, tne
Urns-are taxed to almost a tmrj
ore than normal, ihe nospitai was
clt for a 65-bed hospital, and this
;k 93 patients were being cared for.
Jhe check received this week makes
total of $93,203 that the Duke Foun
.'umi hns contributed too the Hav-
vwd fountv Hospital since the insti-
Ltion was opened in 1928.
In 1935 the check for charity pa-
-nts was. $11,022.
Ten thousand dollars was given for
fce building- Six thousand was given
the nurses home; together with
for equipment for the maternity
Since 1928, the hospital has received
for charity patients, .
ast Rites Held For
Mrs. S. L. James, 74,
At Crabtree Sunday
Funeral services were conducted on
jnday morning at 11 o'clock at
irker's Chapel, Crabtree, for Mrs.
L James, 74, who died after a long
ness at her home in Waynesville on
riday morning. The Rev, R. P. Mc-
acken and the Rev. Forrest Fer-
38on officiated. Burial was in the
metery. adjoining the chapel.
Pallbearers were: Curtrs Seay,
Hurst Burgin, Elmer Brvson. R. T.
fewer, and Mack White.
Mrs, James was born on November
e 5th, 1863, at Crabtree.. She was
fore her marriage in 1891 to the
it Silas L James, Miss Polly Smart,
winter oi Mr. and Mrs. John Smart.
be was a lineal descendant f Sere-t
fhristian Messer, of Revolutionary
Mrs. James was beloved bv a large
tie of friends and familv connec-
ons, She was an ardent, student of
F Bible and a fine noble Christian
matter. She belonged to the older
Aeration of womanhood whose pa-
ewe and derjenabilitv were admired
J all who knew her.
She is survived by two sons, J
l'ley and Frank James, of Waynes-
wvunee- daughters, Mrs. Vinson
?vis, and Mrs. Millard Howell, of
ajuesville. and M nwin n
anford. of Merirl
lren. Mrs. Matt Davis and R. L.
of Crabtree; two brothers, Tom
' ". 10 smart; one sister, Mrs,
") KifknatrieV artA a nmW nf
and ehildrf n onri tv,rn
12,000 In Countv
During Last Mo.
Almost $12,000 was collected in
'ywooi rv,. . , .
Nntv :t wxes aunng tne
temii accoramg to xne
lar monthly report filed with the
v- ms week by W. H. McCracken,
rLf'ipeni.w and collector.
IM 'report showed that $551.32 in
toinVk, l e coll6cted( with some
iJr pt of 1936 taxes led the
L5f ""K as $600 was collected in
f laxes during tb past month. '
If th?!1 meet'ne of the merchants
ke'tt TCon!1munity ha3 been called for
PKfayrnieht- April J13, at the
r Bnrm- t0mnierce office, by I.es-
lVS mat.ters of importance will
Pall mpH W1,U cf 1 interest
R that S1?1 Mr- Blirin Pinted
the L funds wwM be solicited,
mattlrs6 f 1,16 mc-'ng is for
fWgett0?chkants committee will have
Ki0f, Tt' meeting, and is oom-C-
0. toJr? 2Fn, E. J. Hyatt,
Erady, J. W. Ray, and W. A.
No Action Taken
By Board Toward
Commissioners Approve Peti
tions For Improving Secon
dary Roads In County
County Auditor For
His Third Term
Appointment Made Uy Hoard Of !
Commissioners In Their 1
MISS 1.1 I.I.IAN' YV TT
Honored At WCTC
The boara of county commissioners
is said to bo waiting for a . certified
COt)V iii thi. nnntv .rtinn nlnn hiW
' . ' .' v , . t
which provides for election on the es-
tablishment of liquor stores, before
an order is made to the board of elec
tions asking them to call an election.
The board did not bring up the ques
tion in their meeting Monday, but it
was learned that all action now de-fK-nils
on the arrival of the certified
copy of the law from Raleigh.
The board disposed of many mat
ters, the board received two petitions
from three sections of the county re-
jgaiointr improvements on secondary
t loads. These petitions Were from
i Fines Creek, Ivy Hill and Heaverdum.
All three of them were approved, and
, tht hoard adopted a resolution in
which they uryed the .State Highway
i Commission-tu take immediate steps
(Continued on back page)
Lillian Wyatt, of Hazelwood, was
elected to serve the local Baptist Stu
dent Union as president for the col
lege year 1937-38 in a recent -meeting
of the Baptist students at Western
Carolina Teachers College.
She is an active student at W. C. T.
C. She was recently adjudged winner
of the Better Speakers Contest among
representatives from the Senior Bap.
list Young Peoples' Union of the Tuek
aseigee Association. She js field editor
and copy editor of the "Western Car
olinian," the college paper, secretary
and reporter of the Journalism club,
assistant in the office of the registrar,
and president of the college Young
The other officers of the Baptist
Student Council have not been elected,
but will be sometime in the near future.
Will G.Ford, 62,
Killed By Falling
Brick At Clyde
Farmer And Cattle Raiser, Was
Working In Burned House,
When Chimney Fell
Funeral services were held Wednes
day morning at eleven o'clock for
Will G. Ford, 62, of the Thickety sec
tion, who died about one o'clock Mon
day from injuries received when brick
from a chimney in his burned house
at Clyde fell on him.
Mr. Ford was working in the house
which was damaged by fire several
weeks ago, and the high wind of Mon
day noon caused the chimney to fall
One brick from the chimney rtruck
Mr. Ford in the back of the head,
crushing his skull. He died en route
to the Haywood County Hospital.
The deceased was a well known
farmer and cattle raiser in the county.
He was born in the Thickety section,
and had lived in Clyde for the past 14
The funeral was held at the Thick
ety church Wednesday morning with
the Rev. E. C. Price, pastor of the
Methodist Episcopal Church, South,
Clyde, officiating. Interment was
made in the church cemetery.
Mr. Ford is survived by his wid
ow and four children; two sons
Arthur and Kenneth, both of Canton,
and Mrs. Fannie Stirewalt, of Ashe
ville, and Mrs. Juanita Carter, of
San Diego, Calif., also ten grand chil
Six brothers also survive, J. F. and
A. Ford, of Asheville, Floyd, John,
and Ben, of Clyde, Route One. J. H.
Ford, of Canton, and three sisters,
Mra. Sophia Coman, Mrs. Pearl War
rent and Mrs. Nora-' Holland,' all of
Clyde, Route One.
Active pallbearers were: Cecil
Spencer, Ed Brooks, Abe Ensley, Hugh
Smathers, C. F. Shook, and Jack
No Town Election
Talk Made In Clyde
It was learned by The Mountaineer
this week that' Very little talk is be
ing made at Clyde about the coming
To date no one has filed, or made
formal announcement of their inten
tion of becoming a candidate.
George II. Ward Broke
Collar Bone This Week
News was received here this week
r-anrra. tt Ward, former resident
of Waynesville, and now of Asheville,
collar bone this
week. Last reports were that he was
Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Brown and
daughters, Clara and Jerry, spent
Sunday with relatives in Lenoir.
T. J. Cathey was re-elected county
auditor by the board of commission
ers here Monday. This will mark the
third term which Mr. Cathey has
filled this office.
He was first appointed in K'SS, aim
again in 1&J6.
Before taking the office as county
auditor, he was connected with the
Champion Paper and Fibre Company
at Hartford, Tenn. He was there
about tw0 years.
He served as cashier of the Bank
of Canton for seven years, and prior
to that time was depot agent for the
T. & N. C. Railroad. He is a native
of the county, and lives ot Wood row,
Mr. Cathey started work this week
in auditing the Ivoks of the Clerk of
Superior Court. This is one of the
duties of the county auditor.
Made At Pet Dairy
Building Being Painted, Cream
Routes Established, And
Seven Trucks Used
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Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. EL Toy.
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Daughter of Mr. and Mm. J. C
President Of The
Rotary Club Here
Rev. H. W. Baucom Named Sec
retary' Treasurer. .Will Take
Office July First
William Medford was elected presi
dent of the Waynesville Rotary Club,
by the newly elected board of direc
tors here Tuesday afternoon. Mr.
Medford will succeed Dr. C. N. Sisk
on the first of July.
The directois named Rev. H. W.
Baucom as secretary-treasurer.
The new board of directors which
will take office on July first is com
posed of: Wm Medford, Hugh Mas
sie, M. D. Watkins, Chas. E. Ray, Jr.,
Ralph Prevost, Dr. C. N. Sisk, W. L.
Hardin, Jr., and M. H. Bowles.
Under the rules of Rotary, Dr. Sisk
will become vice president.
Mr. Medford came to Waynesville
in the summer of 1934, and is a mem
ber of the law firm of Johnson and
Medford. He entered Rotary in the
fall of 1935, and has served two years
as secretary. In June of last year
he attended the international conven
tion in Atlantic City, and has attend
ed district meetings at Charlotte at
Rock Hill, and Sumter.
Leonard Hayes Is
Claimed By Death
Friends in town have been notified
of the sudden death of Leonard
Hayes, of Georgetown, S. C which
occurred Iart Wednesday in Bruns
wick, Ga. Burial was in Georgetown
Mr. Hayes was the grandson of the
late Dr. and Mrs. John Tull, beloved
citizens of Waynesville. During the
lifetime of his grandparents he spent
much time in Waynesville. He is sur
vived by his mother, Mrs. Julia Tull
Walker, his wife, 'and one half broth
er, John Walker, of Georgetown, S. C-
Stentz Tells Of
County Over Radio
J. Dale Stentz, secretary ct the
Chamber of Commerce gave a J5-
minute address over WWNC last week.
on the propram sponsorea ny ine
South Carolina Economic Association.
Mr. Rtentz . 'discussed "Waynesville,
Hawood County and the Park.
The headquarters of the Economic
Association are in Cheraw, S. C.
J. W. Killian Buys
In Laundry Here
Buys Stock Of R. H. Snyder
Estate. New Machinery Ik
ing Installed In Plant
J. V. Killian has purchased the
stock of the R. H. Snyder estate, in
the Waynesville Laundry, Inc., it was
announced this week.
Mr. Killian now has the controll
ing interest in the firm. The sale was
completed recently, with W. A. Brad
ley, administrator of the Snyder es
tate, closing the sale.
Mr, Killian announced that he plans
to add several modern machines to
tSie present equipment, which will
enable the firm to de better work
During the past 18 months 15 new
presses have been added, .tnd a con
tract let for a new washer. In the
dry cleaning department a new ma
chine has just wen installed tor nioi-K-ing
knitted dresses. The mflrhine,
known as the "Form-All," will b:o k
a dress any size desired.
The laundry now operates four
trucks, and handles business from
Lake Junaluka to Bryson City.
Other expansion plans are now being
made by Mr. Killian.
"We feel that the summer business
this year will be the best ever, and
we are getting ready for it. We have
built our business on good work and
good service, and we are adding new
and modern machinery in order that
we may even improve on oor service
of the past," he said.
Thirty-three people are now em
ployed by the company.
Last' Rites Held On
Sat. For Rev. A. V.
Joyner, Of Canton
Kvas Pastor Of First Baptist
I 'Church 'In Waynesville For
Funeral .services for the Rev. A V.
Joyner, pastor of the First liaptist
church,, of Canton, for the past 12
years, and for six years pastor of the
Baptist church of Waynesville, were
(onduetcd on Saturday morning at
!:15, at Canton. The Rev. H. W.
Following the services the body was
taken to Wake Forest for burial;- The
funeral" procession was led by State
highway patrolmen. Officiating at the
brief services at the grave in Wake
Forest were Dr. J. W. Lynch, chaplain
of Wake Forest College, and the Kev
Dr. W. R. Cullom, .professor of Bible
at Wake Forest College.
Active pallbearers at the Canton
service were: W. G. Cole, George M.
Trostel, Sam R. Felmet, A. .1. Hutch
ins, Dr. W C- Johnson, J. L. Jones,
Jesse R. Thompson, and E. M. Geier.
Mr. Joyner died suddenly with a
heart attack at his home in Canton,
on Thursday night. Up until the hour
he was stricken he had not complained
Mr. Joyner was born in Ahoskie and
was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs.
N T. Joyner. After graduating from
Wake Forest College in 1907, he com.
pleted his ministerial studies at the
Southern Baptist Theological Semi
nary at Iouisville, Ky graduating
from', there in lt09. He was the 1h
loved pastor of the First Baptist
church of Waynesville from till 4 to
1921; ' .Then after four years in Wil
mington, he returned to the eolinty
and was pastor of :iie Catiton hurch
for 12 years.
He was held in high esteem not only
by the members of his own eongrega.
tion, hut by members nf ot her ebuivhes
and all walks f life. The i hun h here
and at ('atiton ni'ide niiuli progress
during his pastorates.
Surviving are his widow, who was
Miss Rena Gray Lassiter, of Wake
Forest; two (laughters, Mis Marga
ret Elligton Joyner, and Miss Rena
Forest Joyner, and a son. Dr. Ray
mond Joyner, in charge of the Federal
health unit of Mariana, Fla., and four
brothers, I.. R. and G. H Joyner, of
Poteeast, X. N., W. M. Joyner, of
Woodland, and Henry Joyner, (if Pet
A numlw of major changes have
been made at the Pet Dairy Products
Company, and others will bo complet
ed within the near future, according
to AV, R. Woodal), manager.
The entire plant is being painted,
both inside and out. The seven large
trucks now being used by the firm will
be painted soon. Several have al
ready been painted and designed.
One new department is the repair
department for maintaining service on,
the electric refrigerator icej cream
boxes which are placed in retail
places. Already the firm has 80 such
Ixixes in use. This pust week a solid
carload of new uontainers were re
ceived, Another recent change has been the
storage place for the buttermilk from
the churn. This is now sold to farm
ers for chicken and hog feed, The
new system keeps the milk in an air
tight tank until drawn off by the
Several new trucks have been added
to the fleet, and are equipped with
cold storage that enables the firm to
deliver iee cream to distant places.
The temperature of the storage de
partment is brought down to about
twenty degress hclow zero ln'fore the
trips are made.
Approximately 25 people are now
employed at. the creamery, and others
will he added later, it was explained.
Several cream routes have been es
tablished ill this and nearbv counties.
Owner Of Big Ridge
Mica Mine Passes
News has been received here of the
death on Friday"' at the Congress
Hotel in Chicago, of Roscoe Crary. He
had not been well for sometime. His
sister, Mrs. Laverne Davidge, was
with him at the time of his death.
Mr. Crary was the son af the late
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Crary, of Han
cock( N. Y. He and his family held
yarge mininm and timber interests in
the state. He also had large mining
and cattle interests in the West, hav
ing made Chicago his headquarters
since 1935 to he near his interests in
Mr. Crary was an officer and stock
holder in the Haywood Lumber and
Mining Company, which owned the
Big Ridge Mica Mine on Lickstone
mountain. He and his family have
spent much time in this section. His
brother, T. Delos Crary, married Miss
Virginia Jones, daughter of Mrs. S.
Surviving are his sister, Mrs, Lav
el no Davidge, and a brother. Delos
Crary, of Binghamton, N. Y., and
several nieces and nephews.
Two Announce As
Aldermen Of Town
The political pot of the city elect
ion began to boil with more fervor
this week, as two hats were tossed in
by two candidates for aldermen. The
election will be held on Tuesday, May
Sam Jones formally announced he
was a candidate.
Last week J. H. Way, Jr., announced
he was a candidate for re-election. So
far he is the only candidate to make
a formal announcement for that office.
Mr. Jones has served on the board
for several terms, and Dr. Liner is a
well known citizen of the town.
Reeves Not After
In a letter to W. F. Swift chair
man of the local school board, W.
Thos. "Reeves, asked that he not , Ik1
considered . for re-appointment for
"any position in your school."
Mr. Reeves stated that he had other
pains, but did not make them public.
Last Rites Held For
In Ratcliff Cove
Last rites were conducted on Thurs
day afternoon at 2:00 o'clock from the
residence in Ratcliff Cove, for Mrs.
Sarah Gaddy Underwood, who died
at her home on Wednesday after a
long illness. The Rev. Thomas Erwin,
of Wood row, and the late Rev. A. V.
Joyner, - pastor of the First Baptist
church, of Canton, officiated. Burial
was in Green Hill cemetery,
'..'Grandsons of Mis. Underwood serv
ed as pallbearers.
Surviving are one daughter. Miss
Maggie Underwood; five sons, Cleve
land Underwood, of Johnson City,
Tenn., Jim, Rufus, and Pink Under
wood, of .Ratcliff Cove, and Ellis Un
derwood, of Hazelwood; one sister,
Mrs. J. P. Underwood, of Ratcliff
Cove; and five brothers, ,Joe, Lee,
Manson, Pink and Bob Gaddy, all of
Haywood county. Her husband, the
He has beem connected with the J late M. II. Underwood, died about a
schools of the Waynesville district ' year ago.
since 19.10. He taught at Saunook,
East Waynesville, and for the past two QJ4 An( Oilioro
years has been a member of the high kJl-ClIWi .T&1IU Vlllclo
ATTENDING STATE FEDERATION
Mrs. Dan Watkms, newly elected
president of tha Woman's Club, and
Mrs, R. N. Barber, left oti Wedn&i
day afternoon for Charlotte,, where
they will attend ths state meeting of
the North Carolina Federation of
Women's Clubs. Mrs. Ben Colkitt
left today and will join them for the
remainder of the meeting. -
Mrs. Joe Liner left yesterday for
Charlotte, where she is attending the
4th district adult educational exhibit,
which is being held in conjunction
with the state meeting of the North
Carolina Federation of Women's
Clubs. Mrs. Liner is the county su
pervisor of the adult educational work
in Haywood county.
To Make Fla. Trip
J. Dale Stentz, secretary of the
Chamber of Commerce, Chas. E. Ray,
Jr.,: and others, plan to leave Sunday
for a trip through Florida.
Mr. Stentz is making plans to con
tact chambers of commerce while
away, and will leave literature in
many of the resort eentera. Th
Waynesville - Chamber of Commerce
is sending Mr. Stents,
Mr. Garland Robeson, of Greens
boro, spent the week-end in town with i
his parents, Mr. and Mire. EL J.)