ME 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, A PHIL 22, 1937
$1.50 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
Officials Jo Be
f , Of t- Banquet
w Of Commerce Honor-
Dairy Company um.i.
, ti . . Put Ilairv Products
1-,,T !Jr -
!"" v.., i. honored at a ban
.paf-V. i..., .-t..,.r,.H at. the First
ti" . aah .lining room, Fiiday
l'3' ' , i. the Wavnesville
' j 1 1 her g made by Ernest L.
"I ..', nun t the affair to
, r mu oi liic i vu-.i-j
- dairymen and busi
wives of farmers and
. puests of the Cham-
...inounced that He had
', 'riitz, secretary o f.he
merce, to act as toast
u (if the Pet Company of
are expected to attend,
i . short addresses before
W I r J
Wm P. Jacobs Rev. II. W. Baucom
al GroupFor Bill
Forsees Passage Of Weaver Bill
Providing For Exchange Of
Park And Indian lands
, no scheduled speaker
There will be repre
tlu. Town of Waynes-
ami a'o Haywood county at the
inp, it was said,
p Smith, county agent, will
ke a few remarks about dairying
h V- W K. vvoociail, manager ui
k local plant 01 rei i-wiy "7U""
mpanv, will also be one of the
hv purpose of the meeting, besides
hurinft the officials of the company,
to create entnu:(iasm in uuiijmhk n
lTfootl county, and to acquaint tne
lens of the county wnn ine piano
the Pet company.
Pickets for the banquet are being
Irdled by W. D. Smith ana vv. k.
iodaH. The price is 7oc per person.
90 Candidates Are
Slated To Receive
United States Commissioner W. T.
Shelton, has returned from Washing
ton, where he appeared before the
Senate cummittie on Indian Affairs,
and the Congressional committee on
Public I.ands, uruing the passage of
Congressman caver's bill tt, author,
ize the exchange of certain lands with
in the Clreat Smoky Mountains Na
tional Park, for lands within the Cher
okee Indian He.sei vat ion and for other
Mr. Shelton believes the bill will be
reported out of the Public Lands com
mittee favoraoly, with possibly one
or ;wo minor umendmenu and that it
will pass the House and Senate, and
become a law. The Indians can then
hold a general election and decide
whether or not the exchange of land
is to be made and the right of way
. for the parkway through .the reserva.
i i ion is (framed.
Mr. Shelton lias had a wide expt
Stolen Car Recover
ed By Officers In
Short Time This Wk.
Man And Wife Make (.'el-Away
In Car Of "Ponsy" (Jreen,
As He does Into Store
Find Florida Busi- v.TJIS. Diplomas ZZ;u S::;
nofic 1c 4 ft" "RpftPri j twenty-five years. Most oi Ins time
llCSS M.O iu,t 'WvllVl c4 Vn, i in the service was in the capacity oi
Commencement Sermon Set V or ( sU1,t,nntwuU.n, o( lh,. Noi.th,.ni Nav-
Ray And Stentz Visit 19 Cham
bers of Commerce During
2,000 Mile Tour of Sun
Sunday. 25th ; Diplomas Will
He Awarded On .'50th
bmd 0' The Sky
uhel Induces Man
To Visit In City
Cot manv months ago. a resident of
L,.Q,m nnr hfd a ran rvf tomatoes
tked bv the Land O' The Sky Mu:
Ll Assoc iation. He was impresoed
feth the label and the contents and
itermined then and there that some
ly he would visit the "Land of the
This past week, he had occasion to
Lko a ti'tn 4r,lltVl YlA HlNWP off hlS
ptt to come to Wlaynesville to see
w this section comtared with the
frase jn the label.
V!.i t V T orifi CY The
1 faints iiuni, vi w -
ly Mutual Association, spent over
Ii imui wan nie V'liitno vlnltvl
tal reported that the man was im
essed with the section, and indicated
1 would make further visits here.
to. Davis Given
Mrs Hrdvoi- P. TVawia whn la rhar-
m of District Number 1, of the
Prth Carolina Federation of Wom-
iiuus; comprising ine ciuua --.
p Asheville, has been notified that
E won the second place in the siair
tV.ii , ...... 1. 1 J .1. XT V,.l
' wir cuiuc'sl neiu uy lug new ivm
jfrald-Tnhune. in fo-operationi with
Wnersl Kprlcrnt.uin nf Women's
nbo, for editorial excellency.
The li'v.t 1 ctata itrnn
t-m antuil 111 1,11c ovwv- .. y
" by Mrs. T. F. Lassiter, of Smith-
' 1U. .
Mrs. Iiavis has been serving the
in this capacity for the past
fte chairman all club activities of
iecierated clubs in her district..
"r Davis ic a nipmher of the Wo-
ran's C lciV. She has been active in
ub ork for several years, having
er(d the t!ub at one time as presi
nt. . ;
"Seeing Florida during the tounst
season, has been a revelation," is the
remark made by Chas. E. Ray, Ji
upon his return from a tour of that
state. "1 wish that every citizen in
this ctvmmunity could make the trip
, Af;..,-,-,i .tun r.ituvtMl l'Ollt And
LL .fiiaiiii u.v v -
I back the other. You are impressed
'with what Florida has done, and you
I are made to see only too clearly some
I of the things which we must du in
order to develop as we should."
uT.,t,,w. v....n UinH in Florida.
but its admirable features are mostly
man-made, and I am more convinced
v,., Kcfiro of otir need for an
extensive beautificatidn pixigram. It
is made obvious too tJiai we muse oe.
the tourist greater opportunities for
recreation and entertainment, a so,
you, cannot escape the conclusion, tnai
we must expand accommodations to
include hotels apartments, cottages,
The Dartv making the tour was
composed ot J. Dale Stentz, secretary
of the Chamber oi commerce. '
Ray, and Bill Brogden, oi tnapei nm.
The group visited 19 chambers of
commerce, and attended four Rotaiy
meetings. Mr. Ray had occasion to
talk before the Fort Lauderdale club,
and Mr. Stentz before the Daytona
Beach club. Other clubs visited were
in Miami and St. Petersburg. A num
ber of individuals were called upon.
In Miami the group was entertain
ed by Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Ray and
"The general report in Florida is
v.t- iViio vouv'k hnsiness shows an i
increase of' about forty per cent ove
that of peak years.
The Florida chambers of commerce
urged that local organization send
literature of this section to them tor
J. L. Chambers, 76,
M. H. Bowies, supeiintendent of the
Waynesvi Ic Township schools, an
nounced this week the commencement
schedule for this year, which will be
gin Sunday, April 25th, with the
commencement sermon by the Rev.
H. Y. Uaucom at 8:1" o'clock.
Kev.Mr. Haucom is pastor of the Fust
Bautist church here.
All the churches in town will give
tVii-ir vee-ular services for this
part of the commencement exei c ises.
On Wednesday morning, April 28,
at eleven o'clock, the senior class,
which is composed of 90 candidates
for graduation, will stage the annual
class day exercises. The theme of the
...ill Ku "TYptiKiire Island."
r . ... , ..J.. .J U.,
Diplomas will oe awaioeu
graduates on Friday evening, April
30, after the commencement address
by Wm. P. Jacobs, president of
Presbyterian College, Clinton, S. C.
Besides being president of the col-
v.ftisino- eomDanv. owner of tni
Carolina Pharmaceutical, vice presi
dent of the Institute of Medicine Man
ufact;uiers. New York, secretary-t
reasurer of the Clinton Building and
Loan Association, is secretary-treasurer
of the Cotton Manufacturers As
sociation, and also secretary-treasurer
of the Print Cloth Group of Cotton
Manufacturers, of New York. He is
author of several books, and numei
our articles. j
The list of candidates for gradua
tion of this year's class, is as follows:
Beaty, Mary Morrow; Boineau, Ai
chie Glenn; Boyd, David J.; Brendle,
Mildred Edith; Bridges, Benjamin F.;
Buchanan. Pearl; Uyr.d, Frank C;
Caldwell, Clarence Gilmer; Campbell,
Joseph Taylor; Cathey. josepn iurn
er; Cope, Willie Mae; Coward, Katn
nine Elizabeth; Davis, Edward;
Davis, C. Jack; Davis. Mary Pauline;
Davis, Thomas H.; Davis, VV mston B,
Dotaon, Herbert Lansing; Ewmg,
Fleming Bnstow; Ferguson, John B.;
Franklin, Marjorie; Frady, Portei ;
Gaddis, Molly; Gaddy, Cecil Thomas;
Galloway, Davis; Grasty, Charles W,!
bur; Greene, Dorothy Evelyn; Har
,.,il P.inieii Helen: Harrell. Mildred
ajo Indian Reservation located in
New Mexico, Arizona, and Utan. He
was also once located at the Chero
J. E. Massie And
Son Ottis Buy
i Will Remain In Same Location,
! And Operate I nder Firm
i Name Of Massie Hard
Mr and Mrs. Frank Burnett seemed
determined to get a car here Sunday
afternoon. First they got in the car
of C. C. White and started off, when
Mr. White saw them and got to his
ear in time to chase thetn out.
Within a few minutes the same
counle saw M. C. "Ponsy" Green enter
a drug store, and they got in his car
and drove off.
Officers were notified, and about
lillO Monday morninc the car unci
the couple were touricl on Highway
2S1 at Pigeon dan. I he man j.mipod
out, leaving Ins wife to he arrested.
Ill the meantime the couple had taVen
on two cases of liUor, and had driven
the car about 200 miles. Lloyd Phil
lips ami Elmer Downs found the clr.
Tuesday night a group of officers,
composed of Sheriff R. V. VYVMl.
John Kerley. Elmer Downs, Poliee
nian Robinson, of Canton, ami Pat
rolman .lores, found Burnett in the
attic of bis sister's nonie. He was
1 wrapped m a quilt. He was lodged in
jail. Homer Connor was also put in
jail charged with aiding and abetting
The car was u new I!lH7 Ford, and
: was damaged abou $!.
Saturday Is Last
Day To File For
The City Election
Mayor ,1. H. Way, Jr.. announce.)
today that midnight Saturday, would
be the final hour for candidates to
rile for the town election, which will
be held on Tuesday, May fourth.
Two additional candidates annountv
ed this week for membership on the
board of aldermen.
M. M. Noland, present member, is a
candidate for re-election. He has
ujiviroil u Till hiImt of terms on the
board, as well as on the board of
eoun1 y Commissioners in formei vi-ais.
M. E. Davis, known as "lony, " also
announced this week. Mr. Davis, in
an advertisement on page 4. sets forth
his platform on which he is running.
He says he is for: "Better enforce
ment of the law; more efficient police
deDartment: sale ana sounu economic
government; a proi :. ivt-, jvi ......
seivative city pi-ograiu.
Number From Here
Expected To Attend
P. T. A. Meeting
Shoe Shop Has
In New Machinery
The City Shoe Shop, located oppo
se thp M T ft j i,A
V J(n Raby and Roy Gibson, both
pnnerly of Sylva. have installed new
ana announced tnis week
they are doing expert shoe re-
Mr. Raby is aiso tne owner of the
rn Shoe Shop at Hazelwood.
Jle City Shoe Shon was established
r SDout six weeks ago.
V. T. Lee, Jr., Takes
Position In Athens
T. Lee, jr ieft on Tuesday of
lu, Aniens, ija., wneic
accepted a position with the Unit-
I U V AJiiuimic, illt.
bnZ Wl11 am in Athens until
If rv ii? . and assume management
Wffii! CVarlott office. The Charlotte
t is in charirp oil t vrtv, rr.
TO .wt of Charlotte.
ILm ti " ,u remain nere until air.
Ives up his duties in Charlotte.
Ix ATLANTA ON BUSINESS
H.ifery Liner, of Ow Carolina
AtUn', made a business trip t
.1 I. r.hamhers. 76. of Iron
passed away early Wednesday mom
ing following an mueaa-. y.' .
He was a farmer in Iron Duff town
ship. Surviving are; Mrs. (J. 1
ford, Tom Chambers, ot ..Iron Duit,,
Mrs. L. L. Williamson, T. L. ( ham
beis, of Patton, Maine F. W Cham
bers of Detroit, Mrs. F. B. BrcncUir,
Mrs. T, J. Edwards, of Candler, Bid i
Chambers, Ellen Chambers and Coia
Chambers, all of this county.
Funeral arrangements will be made
pending the aiival of out-of-state rel-tives.
Sylva Theatre Is
Two weeks ago. J. E. Massie pur-
chaaed the:-Lyric- Theatre, in by va.
He assumed charge 0f the theater last
Mr. Massie announced tnat nis sou,
Frank, would have charge oi tne
theater there, ana was -i
Tk theater will
tne Business ' . I i v,..r
have no connection with the rark ntre,
it was said.
BAPTIST LAYMEN WILL
MEET AT CLYDE MAI
M.; Hendricks, Gordon Elbert ; iioyie,
James Earle; Howell, Ethel Beatrice;
'Hyatt, Bcunice Chariene; iuyKena.i,
TlnfT. ! F.iln Mae: King. Virginia Lee (,ei-
A meeting will be held on Svniis,
Mav the 2nd, at the Clyde Baptist
church of the laymen of the Hay
wood Baptist Association ai n a.
and again in the afternoon.
J C Pipes, representing the State
Baptist Mission Board, will speak on
both occasions. In the afternoon the
program will include also other speak
ers, according to J. R, Morgan, who
is aerving as chairman for the meet
Itificate;) Laney, Berti Lo.
! Leatliei wood, James Robert; Ivong,
IIo; Martin, Catherine Mae; Massie
! Eileen; Mathews, Iva Lee; Mehaffey,
Willie, (Certificate;) Miller, Lenoir;
I Moody, Fred Henry; Moody, Hilda
I Marcella; Moody, James Robert;
! Moody, Martha Anne; Morns, Hugh
les; Murphy, Marguerite Merie; Moore,
Charles Winston ; McClure. Robert
I Leon; McClure, Ruth Margaret; Mc
I Crocken, Wayne Battlej Nichols, Mary
I Rubye; Palmer, Mary Louise;; Phil
1 lips, Miriam Anne; Psillips. William
i Clarence, Jr.
I Plott, Lois Louise; Poteate, Mary
I Q ; Putnam, Elizabeth; Raines, Nancy
i t .... io Huuvok. W. Garrett: Rhine-
hart, Willie Anna D.; Robinson, Julia
Mable; Rogers, Stella Faye; Russell,
t-: t.,,ao. Snwvpr Fatrir Freder-
Kk; Setzer, Joseph t isher; Sj.k J .ye;
Smith, ueorge ohiukuciu, ....
Ham W.; Summerrow, Edna Lou;
Swift, Haseltme Killian; Stentz, Da
vid Suliins; Toy, James Henry.
Trull, Ruth Kline; Turpin, Richard
p . Tutt'e, William Henry; Under
wood -Srirah Ruth; Walker, Sarah
t Hilda: Whisenhunt. Earl
i.,...r,,i..r. Whitner. Virzima: Win
chester Mildred Jane; Wyatt, Clara;
Wvatt, Mabel Nancy; Williams, Rubye
Nell; Y cunt, Cecil B.
CU v Pnwpr Will
Be Ult Sunday r.ii.
Robert Hugh Clark, superintendent
i. iit, - Hennitmpnt.. nnnoun-
OI ins I'.J i'fi" i ;, 7 .T
cpH veterdav afternoon that the pow-
er in tne cuv wm uc .ui un
1 -in until 4:30. This
a 1 L t I II LA M I - T
is nocc-siUted because Carolina Power
c t :uf .m mal-incr Rome repairs
and installing new equipment on their
M,r,. Doyle D. Alley, president ot
the Western District, reports that a
large delegation will attend the con
vention of the North Carolina con
gress of Parents and Teachers, which
will be held in conjunction with the
National convention, in Richmond on
May thud through the seventh.
Delegates from the county who un
interested in going on the Southern
Parent-Teachers' special pullnian out
of Asheville, may .secure information
from Mrs. Alley. Hotel reservations
in the Jefferson Hotel, the North Car
olina headquarters should be made
Both conventions will . convene on
M.,n,lao mnimnif. Mav at 1(1 o'clock,
at the afternoon conferences the state
group will enjoy contact with na
tional leaders. '1 he various pilgrim
ages to the historical places ctl .iniei
est in Virginia, will be taken tnj.otML
MISS COLTON WILL TEACH
CITIZENS CLASS Sl .NDA'i
Uiu.ThoTinn f'nltdil: A 1 1 1 H ll Point,
girl evangelist, of the .SalvHt ion At my,
who is holdng a 'series ot meetings m
the county for Captain y ecu urown,
.i.iii .uftlvi. -.th. Citizen's Bible class
at 10 o'clock on Sunday morning. The
teacher, J. K. .Morgan, .exienua a
dial invitation to the puonc to aiu-u-i.
OF STUDENTS ENJOY
A'vrouri of 'students from the home
rooms of Mrs. .1. M.. ivenen au
Dudlev Moore, of the VVaynesvn e
Township High school, held a picnic
on the golf course at Lake Junaluskn,
on Saturday alternoon. carries anu
boating were enjoyed.
Among those present wen-;
Margaret Ashton, Ivena WyaM, Mar
garet Swavngim. Maneia .mu'.h),
Met rary, Aivin rainier, jo.
Helen Maren. Molly Gaddis, Cnarlotte
Chastin, .r ranees Burress,. and Steda
ATI EN I)7nG TRAINING ( OURSE
IN ASHEVILLE .
Mrs. Rufas -Slier, -supeivT-or of
Havwort COUntV. IS
attending the training course whic h ,s
tfeing heifl in Asnevine .'"- .'
the county .---upervisor.s in the various
WPA projects in the district.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Colkitt had as
their guest during the week, Mrs.
Phillips Iron, Jr., and daughter, Miss
LouLe Iron, and Mrs. William Cook,
all 0f Mt. Holly, N. J. I
A partnership, composed id
th.,.,..;., .in, l It iv Ktin. Dltis MassH
iti a.i.Tiv ..." . --. . -
chased and iissunie.i charge ol ui i
Denton Hardware Company, on -Main
stroot, on last Monday morning. 1 he
negotiations for the deal were com-
pleted last week. The business was,
bought from W. T. Denton.
The first several days of this week
were spent in taking inventory of the ,
stock, which is displayed on two floms.
Nil ,,1111-Viuu,. m ice was made oublic.
Mr. Massie said yesieruay lM"1
firm would carry a comilete line ol I
hardware and a general line ot I arm
implements. No Announcements were
made regarding personnel of the new
firm, which will be operated under the
name of Massie Hardware Company.
I. ... :. ....tii-lm. fi'iii,-. iii'Hve
.vir. ueiii..'" is '.""."s
business after b'ing in business for
I himself for 48 years. Mr. Denton
said yesterday that t lyde 11. Kay was
the only Waynesville mevchunt vho
had been in business longer than he.
Mr. Denton opened a general mer
chandise store at Titonow Deilwood
on April 10, 1HHD. He remained
tt, until 1KU nnil also served as
yet coil- I postmaster of the Del. wood post ollue.
it Was while he was postmaster tiiei.
. i , . i. . r .1 cli..,i ii nu i.luinif-
I inai irie name u v "
j ed, by 'his reciuest. Ironi lit0 to Dell
On January first. HlOIi. lie opened
the Waynesville Hardware Coiiipni.y.
He owned the building ami operated a
successful business there and sold in
t,v.i. tlw. fnlliiwitii.i- la niotiths he ile-
voted his tune to settling his business
affairs, and on November 1, lii.Jl,
opened Denlon I la rdwai e,
Mr. llenton estiiriaieo mis. ween rri.n
during his 48 years m b-.i- n.e--. he had.
sedd $1.2.'0,0(ril worth ot merchandise, j
He would hot mane an t sl imate as to
the tmoi'K'r of cust "inei-s he had scrv- j
ed duiing that lini"-.
Mi-. Denton has the distinction of
having never worked lor anyone but
himself. He has never been employed
except for one term that he taught
S'-hooi oil Jonathan ( reek in 1XKK. .The
follow ih-g year he opened his general
merchandise. store. ,
He was born in diles County, Ten
iiev'.e. His parciils then., moved to
'Ieia. and a year after. he was born
lii father died. When he was only
one year old, his mother moved to
I count v. from Texas.
He attended the public schools in the
county, and Sient two years atCrant i
University, in Tennessee. !
Me is a former Cnanceior Command-
er of the K. P., a charter member of :
the local camp of the Woodmen of the ,
World, and a charter member of the :
Junior Order United American Me
Mr and Mrs. Denton have one
daughter, Mrs. Charles Badgett, Ji.,
if Knoxville. .
When asked what he expected to do
now, Mr. Denton said he ratner ex
pected he would catch up on his fish
ing, and then ueviae.
Peacock Home Is
Destroyed By Fire
The J N. Peacock residence on
Richland street was destroyed by
fire on Tuesdav night. The entire ni
si,),, of the building was burned with
only the outside walls left standing.
'The lir e depa il irrent was called at
10-ir. on Tuesday night, and when the
firemen reached the h use it wi s cov
ered in flames.
The building was unoccunied and
unfurnished so the losses were con
fined t( the house.
i The property was owned bv J. W
r... brotUer ot
Mrs. J. N. Peacock, who formerly
owned the place, urn) ran it for several
years as a lioaicling house.
Officials on Wednesday afternoon
would not make any statement re
garding the source of the fire pend
ing an investigation.
Buried On Monday
Last' rites vee conmicted on Mon-
I day afternoon at. 2 o'clock from tne
Mt. ion Methodist church at Crab
itiee. lor Horace W. McCracken, 61.
I who died at four r clock on Sunday
morning at the Haywood County Hosr
ipital The Rev. .1. H. Carper, pastor
of Long's Chapel, at Lake Junaluska,
land the Rev. R. P. McCracken offi
jciatefl Burial was in the cemetery
Pallbearers were: Harry Ie .Liner,
Charles Underwood. W. R. Rhinehart,
Glenn Hipps. 'Grady Yarborough, and
Mr. McCracken was a native of the
county, but resided in Hil! more for
several vears. For the past few years
he had lived at Lake JunalusKa. where
he was' connected w th the Junaluska
5,vvivin' Are !; blolher, HermU.
McCra.ken. on n li si-let, Mrs.
Samantba Huskv, and two hall broth
ers G. A. 'Baldwin and 1 1. A. Baldwin..
Last Kites Held For
Junior Order To
Have Big fleeting
In the lodge room Tuesday, April
27, 8 p, m. the Junior Older United
American Mechanics will hold what
promises to be one of the best meet
ings possible. Visiting delegations
will attend from Asheville and Clyde.
A degree team will come from Ashe
ville and at least four men will be
Twenty-five visitor? are expected,
and at least one 'hundred men of the
Waynesville lodge should be present.
After the business, a social season will
be enjoved during which time refresh
ments will be -served.
I Funeral services were conducted at
'two 'O'clock from the residence on
Smath' i s .tree! on Wednesday after
noon, foi Mi-s Matti, Masscy, 2'J, who
1 died at four 'o'clock at her home on
! Tuesday mor ning. Her death was due
to a heart attack. Rev. H. W. Baucom
I officiated and burial was in Green Hill
Serving as pallbearers were: John
; Boyd, Herman Martin, Bradford Me
haffey, Sam kelley, Scott liceves. and
1 Miss Massev was the daughter of
! Mrs Ruth Oweni.v Masscy and the
late James R. Masscy, and had re
sided in the county all her life.
She is survived by her mother; two
sisters, Mrs. H. H. Collins and Miss
Kate Massey; five brothers, Z. L.
Masey, Philmore Massey and Walter
Mafsev, of Waynesville. Vernon Mas
sey. of Wilmington, Calif., and Wade
Massey, of Murphy.
TRAFFIC LIGHT FALLS
DIKING HEAVY WIND
'LARGE SIGN ERECTED
A hard rain and wind storm hit
Wavnesville and vicinitv last Thurs
dav'afternocm. The traffic light under
the Park sign on Main street wa.s
blown down, and several trees up
i noted.'" No damage was done by .the
The largest neon sign on Main
street, besides the Park Theatre, was
r.r.rAr.A t tl Q Hwll fill' t Vl f AmPrirall
ir I ci. ten vii... " ....... .
Fruit Stand by Martin Electric Corn-
Mr. and Mr?. Rov Campbell left on
Tuesday for Murphy, where they will
visit the latter's sister, Mrs. J. Frank
uJ,n PntVii-,. neiirninff- to town
riiii r.iecLiic cw- ns""- . ". . . ,
Danv. This is also one ot tne neav- i vney wm i,i
eo m v ayiiesvu.e. uicoi. oivm...
iest signs ever erecte