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Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, MAY 27, 1937
$1.50 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
School Praised By Women
0 Vocational Teachers To
ther For Conference Monday
Instructors From All
State To Meet At Lake
Jor Week's Conference
annual state conference of
j cf vocational agriculture will
... niArnln Cf
in the auditorium at LaKe
liska. It is estimatea mat ine
I Ml ...U nnntWvimQtolu
taw " ream nK1
ginning the teachers and mem-
:' their famines.
conference is usually held in
h, and the group is being
ht to this section by an mvita-
rom Waynesville and Lake Ju
,, which was extended last year
annual meeting by J. C. Brown,
llture teacher in me waynes-
township High School.
following is an outline of the
km for the week as announced
H. Stafford, of Ashevllle, dis-
iday, May 9:00 o'clock to 12
p. m, Address of welcome to
by Jack Messer, superintend
education in Haywood county;
nse by Roy H. Thomas, State
ntemient of Agricultural Edu-
Mr, Thomas will also teli of
ilan? of the conference at this
fend give in full his report for the
.ress by T. E. Browne, state di-
of vocational education.
ress by Clyde A. Erwin, state
Inteneient of education.
ress, Dr. J. A. Linke, from the
of education of Washington, D.
ess by I). M. Clements, ol
lington, I), C , regional agent for
luth for agricultural education.
dock, Moving pictures in audi-
For T McCracken
Weill Known Apple Grower Pass
ed Away Tuesday After A
'day,' June 1st,
8 to 12 o'clock
ety On Highways
m Be Discussed
At Mass Meeting
We Sneakers Will Addrpss
"eace At The Hazelwood
"'wood School, Thurs
day Night, June 3
np?mei.its are beine made to
fraiKlatc- a cauaoitv irnwd at; the
food school auditorium on
P.v niht, June: third, at which
pptain C. D. Farmer. head of
te Highway Patrol : Arthur
ilitctor hiirhwav mirilic safetv.
V. Rob. i ts, president of the
,tf ( ba'm'.ier- of fommww will
.ks on highway safety. ' The
i PuWic meeting is being spon
yth" Western- North Carolina
V.'UHe.l. R. F Tnltitt i in
cf the nieetirnr nnA i hihi' o '
, Bl M . 4tJ vlMlff CI.,-
- vji Carolina aaiety
.heretofore has been putting
, - pant--, but the organization
fndi!ig their efforts to mini-F-.M
1 :"r':; explained that no funds
L, s?"'-!Wd, nothing would be
I - t "a't 8Tld those attending
r(; , :s:ated in any way.
We: shakers are well known
fcn f -for their ability as
asvell as having a thor
dt?e of the subject.
t ,pc:nu'(i out in a recent meet
i'h't,ja;ety Council," that nine
-WiT n kiIleJ en rout to
ttw e 1,0 deaths hal been
it PfrtCular Pant- ::
I-, "."'i' rs of tWs area are
l, t,llf"s to attend this
Wffa?e5?00d aml hear these
safety" jfy discUfiS free!y
twrfcin .v exten&'ve drive for
Srh ndU?trial plants of
Hen rVd Carollha accidents
idfrto UWd, 10 a minimum,
the highways con-
e ' ". was pointed out.
Last rites were conducted yesterday
afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the First
Methodist church for Truman Mc
Cracken, who died at the Haywood
County Hospital at 9 o'clock on Tues
day morning, following a brief ill
ness. The Rev. R. S. Truesdale, pas
tor of the church, assisted by the Rev.
H. W. Baucom, officiated. Burial was
in Green Hill cemetery.
Active Paulbearers were: C. W,
Medford, R. V. Welch. J. H. Way, W.
G. Byers, J. R. Love and Gid Francis.
Honorary pallbearers were: J. R.
Boyd, T. L. Green, J. C. Welch, R. M.
Leatherwood, F. D. Ferguson, Dr. J.
F. Abel, J. E. Mas.sie, J. R. Boyd, Jr.,
R. G. Coffey Charles C. Francis, W. R.
Francis, W. T. Hannah, Walter T.
Crawford, J. L. Stringfield, J. H. How
ell, Boone Sentelle, Edgar Swayngim,
M. M. Noland, Joe Moimino, W. T.
Shelton, E. J. Hyatt James McLean,
WY T. Denton, Robert Boone, Louis
Black and C. A. Black.
Mr. McCracken was a native of IJay
wood county and was widely con
nected in this section. He was the son
of the late Mr. and .Mr. Morgan
Buette McCracken, and a descendent
of John Howell and Joseph McCrack
en, pioneer settlers of this county.
For many years he has been one of
the leading apple growers in this
section, his orchard being located on
the Pigeon Road.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs.
Elmira Vaughn McCracken, and four
children: One son, Robert, of Way
nesville, and three daughters, Mrs.
Walter Franklin, of Waynesville, Mrs.
Jack Keeter, of Sylva, and Mrs. C. P.
Edwards, of Pigeon; two sisters, Mrs.
Pink Francis, of Waynesville, and
Mrs. Gus Boone, of Francis Cove ; and
three brothers: Hiram, of Allen's
Creek, and Howell and Crawford, of
Pet Officials Are
Three Officials Here Last Week
Well Pleased With Co-opera-tion
Given Them Locally
Here June Second
Delegates From AU Western
North Carolina Expected For
Major L. A. Balew, general manager
of the Pet Dairy Products, told Ro
tarians here last week that he was
optimistic over the prospects of this
area becoming one of the leading
dairying sections of the South.
Major Eali'w said he was encour
aged over the prospects for increas
ing production in this county, and
that at present the local unit of the
firm was receiving about 8,(K)0 pounds
of milk and cream daily.
"Thert has been every co-operation
given us, from the producer, civic
loaders and consumers. We are hap
py to be located and work in such a
community," he said.
In an interview after the meeting,
Major Balew said that the new unit
of the film at Charlotte was then
open and would be i-eady to use all sur.
plus milk that the local plant could
receive. The local plant is making
ice cream mix and shipping this to
the Charlotte plant, he said.
"There is on such thing as over pro
duction under our present set-up," he
said. "Our plants in other sections
of the state can always handle what
is not used locally. We have a safety
outlet, which assures the producers
that their pi-oduct has a ready
Accompanying Major Balew here
was C. H. Reynolds, superintendent of
Pet Milk Company for Eastern United
Also . Ralph Fenstemoeher, general
manager of the condensery at Greene
ville, Tennessee; Mr, Fenstemocher
briefly told of how the 15O,'O0O pounds
of milk are worked daily in his plant,
and he also expressed himself as be
ing optimistic of this area becoming
a leading dairying country.
Each of the three officials pointed
out that the natural advantages here
would enable rapid growth of dairy
ing. ...... ;. :
The officials of the company were
introduced t0 the club by W. K. Wood
all, manager of the local plant, who
was in charge of the program.
Comments Of Local Citizens After Seeing
A Pre-View Of "The Bride Wakes Up"
Printed below are statements of the persons who were invited to witness
a pie-view of the motion picture cooking school which will be sta(;el here
:his afternoon .and tomorrow afternoon at three o'clock and at ten Satur
MAKV MAKGAKKT SMITH, home
It-monNtrnUir of lLa-vMMl t'oumy -
"I appreciate the courtly extended
to me in pre-viewiim the picture,
The Hride Wak.es l'p." It is cer
tainly the latest way of u-aching the
art of preparing appeUy.iiiK, attrac
tive and wholesome meals for our
"The demonstrations iven were
hy trained people, Th.s was shown
by the skillful way in which they
handled materials. Principles of
tioori cookery were used in the pic
ture and Ihry remain the same no
matter what product are usod.
"The arraetivo dishes shown
makes one want to so home and
"Home-makers --should not miss
this opportunity of learning the
latest methods in modern home-makint;"
tainly can heartily endorse the film
as beins one of the most instruc
tive In the fine art of cooking I have
had the pleasure of seeing, I feel
that everyone should take advan
tage of this opportunity and attend
the cooking school."
JlltS. ;it IY ItOYl "To be a good
cook today should not tie a prob
lem. I'or there Is no reason why
any intelligent person, with present
day opportunities-should not know
someming of good food and how to
prepare it. 1 thoroughly enjoyed
The Mrlde Wakes I'p'."
3-Day School To
Begin At Three
Hundreds Of Women Expected
At Park Theatre For Cook
ing School. Many Prizes
MltS. Hit. II MSSIK -1 think the
cooking school is very helpful und
practical, and the picture very fas
cinating, Kvery person, young and
old, should attend anil learn about
all the new methods and the best
products to bi? used to obtain the
best results for - delicious and ap
MltS. R. I.. 1U lt.l "Although a
housewife for several years. I found
the. cooking school very beneficial.
If we all would have modern kitch
ens ami equipment. a shown in the
cooking school picture.- 1 can't
undoi Mtaiid why we souldn't be good
cooks, especially with the new and
easy-to-use shortening, Spry."
MltS. l. 3. S'l'AJlKY "As a school
teacher, P have found that instruc
tion is usually n rather painful pro
cess, to be .endured lather than en
joyed, but this new type of cooking
school Is both entertaining and in
structive. Since I have always been
extremely visual-minded, receiving
.'instruction more readily through the
i ye than through the ear, I found
it much easier to learn by
the close-up pictures of the
processes than by the bcture
od type of cooking school."'
Mrs. J. R. McCracken
Passed Away Wed.
Wife Of Dr. McCracken Will Be
Buried In Georgetown, S. C,
MRS. K i; ;KKK "1 enjoyed the
picture. 'The Pride Wakes pp.'
very touch, nnd I think other women
can learn a great deal from tins
piet u re a I did."
The fifth area' conference of the
American Legion Auxiliaries will be
held in Waynesville on Wednesday,
June the 2nd at the American Legion
home, with the local unit of which
Mrs. E. B. Camp, is president, as hos
tess of the day. -
Mrs. J. B. Payne, of Canton, vice
president, and fifth area chairman,
will preside. The chief speaker of the
day's session will be Mrs. C. P. An
drews, of Charlotte, state president,
Miss Aurelia Adams, also of Char
lotte, state secretary and treasurer,
as well as other state officials will
The fifth area is composed of four
districts, nameiy: 17, of which Mrs.
C. W. Leal, of Morganton, is district
committee woman; 18, of which Mrs.
J. H. Howell, of Waynesville, is com
mittee woman; 19, of which Mrs.
Nathan Patla, of Henderson ville, is
committee woman, and 20, of whicn
Mrs. Gilmer Jones, Franklin, heads.
Delegates are expected from the
following towns: Boone, Lenoir, Mor
ganton, Newland, Black Mountain,
Ashevilie, Canton, Oteen, Marion,
Burnsville, Rutherfordton, Forest
City, Hendersbnville, and Franklin.
Local committee chairmen who . will
have charge of the arrangements for
the da v are: Luncheon. Mrs. Hurst
Burgin; registration, Mrs. Roy Camp
bell; hospitality, Mrs. J. H. Howell,
and decoration Mrs. Charles Burgin.
Serving as pages for the day will be
Miss Haseltine Swift and Miss Sara
Funeral services will be conducted
this morning at Grace Episcopal
church for Mrs. J. ilufus McCracken,,
who died at her home here on Tues
day morning at 1 1 :M0 o'clock. The
Rev. Albert New, rector of the church,
Following the jservices at Grace
church, the body will bo taken to
Georgetown, S. C, where last rites
will be conducted at the Prince George
Winyah Episcopal church of that
place, with the Rev. H. D. Bull, rector,
in charge of the .services. Burial will
be in the family plot in 'Elmwowi
cemetery in Georgetown.
: Pallbearers will be. nephews of' Dr.
Mrs. McCracken, the former Min
nie B. Doar, was horn in Georgetown,
S. C., on Jan. the 27, 1898, and was the
daughter of Mr. E. Marion Doar and
the late Mrs. Doar. She had a wide
family connection in South Carolina,
where the family had been prominent
She received her education in the
Georgetown schools and was a grad
uate of Queens College, of Charlotte.
She came to Waynesville several
years ago and taught in the township
schools. On January the 16th, 1928,
she was married to Dr. J. Ruf us Mc
Cracken, one of the leading physicians
of the state, and also an outstanding
member of the Masonic Lodge, having
held many state offices.
With unusual literary attainments,
great personal charm, unselfishness,
a keen interest in people and a rare
capacity for friendships, Mrs. Mc
Cracken endeared herself to a large
circle of friends during her nine years
of residence in Waynesville.
Surviving are her husband, Dr. J.
Ruf us McCracken, her father, E. Ma
rion Doar, of Georgetown, two broth
ers, E. Marion Doar, Jr., of Richmond,
Va., and LeRoy Doar, of Kingstree,
PI I I I) "A fter
ie pre-view shi
Wakes I'p'. 1
MltS. KKNF.ST J. HYATT "I was
delighted to see the pre-view of
"The Hride Wakes I'p' and am ghul
to see new methods of doing things.
1 know full well from experience
that pies, cakes, and biscuits made
from Pillsbury products never fall."
struct ive to
W. Kll.l.l "While
should prove to be in
all women, 1 think it
a special appeal to the
bride or the proHpeetiee bride. It
is a splendid way In which to teach
cooking. .-I'hope to attend again
later in the week,"
SIKS. IK COI.KITT "The cooking
'school picture is very iiit.erest.lng
and instructive,.' esp(vlnlly for the
young cook. So glad to learn about
the new 'Spry' shortening and ex
pect to try it at once. There are
many helpful hims about the use
of fresh fruits."
MltS. lll'FI'S SIIJCK. snncrvlMM1 of
the W I'A lunch room in I he coun
ty "I would like every woman
working in the -lunch rooms of tho
count to attend, the motion picture
cooking school at the Park Theatre.
HogardlesN of how opcrii need a
person may be in the art; of cooklliji
tliere is always something new to
learn a bout even
recipes, as shown
iiki:s t.poiw.i ( ,i,n
niin'h of a o ait a - pa int i nj.
e-e W ll e el v mmiiiii doe
I hi uu s
fact I I h lii k
:o learn to
I'lke bull, line
ma k i- i. ond
I lie ',.
( ('out in ill
l ma t l in
Successful Housewives Must
Learn To Prepare And Serve
New Dishes To Please Family
l: HILDA WAY I ; W V N
From the pa me- "The I '.f ide W.ik"s
Pp..'', of the e, Hiking school, w bi'eh is
being staged, this week at the pink
Theatre , r.i might judge thaj. it was
Intended only for brides r near
brides, which is untrue. While Die
bride may see just What she lets her
self in for. if she is ignorant oT the
art of frooking, which after marriage
suddenly looms . up wit h such impor
tance, while before hand, during the
romantic days of count- hip, it may
have been a negligent mii'tn', here
Is also much that the older house
keeper may 'learn.
In fact the picture is more or less
an-'.-inspiration to all-age groups. If
you are very young and are on the
eve of falling seriously in love, the pic
ture is bouiid to make you realize
how essential the ."-'crafts of home
making are to the practical side of
life, which is bound to begin with
If you have been a home maker
for a few or several, or many years,
the picture is a challenge to keep
your methods or doing tnings up iu
date, and to organize your home so
that it will eliminate as far as pos
sible the old elements of drudgery.
that are a part of a kitchen devoid
of modern conveniences.
For many years home making was
considered more or lese an accidental
process. It was not studied from a
scientific standpoint, as it is today, and
as l result constant changes are be
ing made in various methods, an they
are tested out In an attempt to im
prove them. The wide awake home
maker is ever on the alert to learn
of these changes.
So often in the demonstration of
'"ooMng it is hard for a large group to
see arid uiiilersta rid the mixing- nl the
iiii-redji nls by the derrmrist I .i'.nr , w bile
in t he close-ups of "The Hr .de Wakes
l'i" everyone can Me and hear just
how -tin:-mixing., and ctjokii'u. is done.
The story around the art of learning
to cook, also has it appeal, and the
bride becomes of unusual interest, as
you lea i ti. a lofig wit h her .many new
The picture has -already been shown
in several towns in the state with as
tonishing attendance records, In one
t place, seven'een hundred persons were
It is well, in ca;es Where it is pos
sible, for the w ives to tiring, their hus
bands along, especially if they are
wanting to improve their household
effects, for no man could view the
finished products of the lessons in
cooking without becoming quite hun
gry, and with the promise of a dupli
cation of such when he go', home,
would no doubt become in a very
receptive mood to the wants of his
Then "the husbande-to-be" mibt
get a tip about demanding that their
best girls become home-making-minded.
They would also learn better
than to invite guests for dinner with
out asking their wives first. In fact
even older husbands often find Jt wis
er to at least mention the fact first
to their wives. For extra guests are
often disconcerting to the most ex
perienced housekeepers, much less a
At each session the prizes that will
be given away are no email attrac
tion. All those attending will be ask
ed to register and names will later
be drawn and the lucky numbers
(Continued on page 8)
Fifteen invited guests saw a pre
view of the motion picture cooking
school, "The Bride Wakes Up," at the
Park Theatre Tuesday morning, and
were warm in their praise of the pic
ture because of the marty helpful sug
gestions to housewive and cooks.
first motion picture cooking
ever shown here will-Begin tnis
afternoon at three o'clock for the first
session. The second session will be
held Friday afternoon at three o'clock,
and the last session will be held Sat
urday morning at ten o'clock.
The school is being sponsored by
The Mountaineer and The Park Thea
tre. Many hours of hurd work have
been put forth to make the school a
success in every way.
All indications yesterday were that
approximately 1200 women would at
tend the three session. No admission
charges will be made.
Members of the Home Demonstra
tion clubs are expected to attend in
large numbers, 'according to word re
At' each session a large number of
prizes will be given. There will be
nothing to buy to tic eligible for a
prize. A lii-t of the prizes are printed,
A special section of the balcony of
the theater has been reserved for the
colored cooks ami maids of the com
munity. A special invitation is ex
tended to them to nUcnd. Prizes will
also be given to that section,
Besides the picture, 'The Bride
Wakes Up," a special feature titled
"Penny Wisdom" is being shown by
the theater. This feature within itself
is said to be one of the most enter- j
taming of its nature 'ever filmed.
The cooking school film, "The Bridie
Wakes Up," is tilled with humor, love
and action all the way through.
The film was made in Hollywood
and well known screen stars take the
parts in the picture. The picture is
of the most expensive tyc. Several
sections of the picture are in color.
It was said yesterday by Mr. Mas.sie
of the Park Theatre, that. the. color
photography in the tilm was abojt the
liesf lie hail ever known to have been
A- a climax to the entire story, a
scries of dishes are .shown in natural
color. I hese are most anriolizinir.
The sponsors of the school b.ive ar
ranged a large prize list prepared and
these will be awarded after the . bow
ing of the picture.
Each person attending the school
will be given a registration card on
which to write their name. These will
be .placed in a lox i.riii iirav.fi - out by
a small child.
Among t he r
awarded ai e.-n
A gift box of
els t. omiianv,.
A three. iiiu'.i!
donated bv l.i-v t
Four callous i
six hot t tes to 1 he
.! .- t hi, I a ill b-
K ;;, an:
.p, I y Levi i' Hioth-
Ja n of. V i ;,,' also
! dt hi rs '( Viripany.
f t 'atoa-(,').!,' with
cm; ton, by the' Coca-
Cola t'onirniiiv. .of Abbeville.
Two bags of 'Pillsbury 'flour,
Two Imves if KroKhecn cake
'I'wo boxes of I'
Two CjUtll'tS of
And several :U
U' more than wihi ii.t-il
, that will
Brief Details Of
PLACE- Paik Theatre,
CHARGES Absolutely FREE.
DAYS Thursday, Friday and Sat
urday, May 27, 28 iind 20th.
HOURS Thursday and Friday at
three o'clock. On 'Saturday at ten
SPECIAL Numerous free gifts.
PURPOSE An educational feature,
filled with humor, love and action.
LENGTH OF F1CTURE About
one hour and thirty m.nutc. A spe
cial feature will be shown extra.
COLOR Much of the picture is in
SPONSORS The M untaineer and
?. Prizes?At The Motion Picture Cooking School Today, FRIDAY and SATURDAY.