HE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance oj The Great Smokv Mountains National Park
WAYNESVILLE, X. C. THURSDAY. Jl'LY IS. 1.T7
ETtHIRI) hah -u. -
MM, UiW Ml
Wt Takes Recess
lall Johnson Is 111
J Af Fiflv fncoc
Monday. Number Ut feen-
Uanded Out By
enly one (lay, ana a recesr.
i! Monday morning on ac-
thi- sudden illness oi juuge
Johnson, WIN) IS Iiuiuing mo uisi
M'nUiy . however, some oO
Wl.iv cleared from the docket,
.i :.. iu.. -...n.,
,-vin oi mem via nic imuc
jtf, and S were tried, and a
twiil' the cases in
d (libson, (irunKen driving, six
. i j .
ids on tne roaus.
w Suttmi and frank hinder,
nv, four- months.
i, . , ,i .1 1 o
mfs manncii, uiuunviiuesft, -
.-rbeit Wright and George btam-
I .. r . .. ..I.
aroiny, state prison, o years eacn.
At First National
The regular quarterly state
ment of the First National Bank,
which is appearing in today's pa
per, shows a gain of about $75,0(10
in deposits over the same period
J. H. Way, Jr., cashier, said
that about $40,000 of this is on
time certificates drawing interest
while the remaining $;55,0U0 is
on open checking acount.
Mr. Way also said that the
number of depositors have in
creased since last year.
Creamery Shipping 1
Clerk Killed When i
Truck Crashes Pole1
Taken By Death
James Latterell, 2,', Died Monday
i Shortly After North Main
i Street Crash
l'rcssley, driving drunk, (50
"lie (,'iiinil jury returned a true bill
, , , i .1 i: :V.
ilit Jine noyu ciiaiging nun wan
Her of Klmer Parton.
Rood Smith and Kenneth Mehaffey,
me Canton boys, entered a plea ef
i!;y of holding up the driver of a
truck and taking $108 in casft
then taking his truck to make
lir escape. Sentence was not pass
ion Smith, and Judge Johnson or-
led the plea stricken out in the
of Mehaffey because of his age,
1 ordered that he appear to W. G.
hn, judge of the juvenile court.
One usual large crowd that attend
i July term of court was noticea-
f absent here Monday.
Hue jury for the second week, is as
lAndy Frazier, Cecil;-John Campbell,
f Hill; J. H. Smathers, Waynesville;
:. L. Bumgarner, Beaverdam; C. S.
Kel, Beaverdam; Homer West,
Ide; J. R. Hardin. Pigeon; Ira
wy, Cecil; H. A. Fie, Ivy Hill; H.
Goulsby, Heaverdam; D. P. Shook,
pvmlain; C. D. Creasman. Waynes-
Thomas Yarborough, White
L. li. Leatherwood, Jonathan;
lanl Leatherwood.. Clyde; Waldo
'tm, Fines Creek; W7. V. Davis,
; Charlie Medford, Iron Duff.
Governor Hoey Is
Impressed With The
Beauty OfNat. Park
Urges That Everything Be Done
To Acquire Necessary Acre
age For The Park
umper Crop Of
By Grady Walker
iy Walker, of Clyde, route one,
it it; proof."'; here Wednesday
-nui the HK57 cherry crop was
bumper crop. Mr.' Walker
'' n- limbs from two trees, both
-"'iliiig black hearts, one red
black. The three quarter
had bent under the heavy
he cherries, which were in
thick as 16 to the bunch.
Walker said that he had 12
u tflat wore heavilv loaded this
and that he estimated that e;ch
M id-out 50 o-a linns:
0.ieiri.es are about ten -days
"in .Vlic-. ordinary cherry,
won no effort to sell them, and
I'-s tamily canned 10 quarts,
Ciueii 1.) the neio-hhnrs and told
WI In Charge Of
".v M. Hall has been named co-
P weather observer for Way-
.'e; 'cooding W. D. Smith,
f '"IS is the ihi-A m tr-ii
. , j v,.va wine iiiau mi. iiaii
,dJ the resnnnsihiltv as inrvpr
.;. The bureau here does not carry
'.. COmPcn.sation, and is a co-opera --st3ti.r,n
with the U, S. Depart
- 'j Airnculture.
sic j.1! has arranged to give the
""lfll m tVio- i. ,1 -r
- "iiiuow oi ine waynes
c9"k Store. The information
fie the mnvim,,n, a
' e : tl -'mum ICIIipt'i aiUIC,
.inimum temperature and amount
(lovernor Clyde R. Hoey was tre
mendously impressed with the scenic
beauty of the Cl eat Smoky Mountains
National Park on last Saturday, when
he made a complete trip through the
park with a motorcade carrying about
The motorcade began here, and wnt
to Black Camp dap. From there over
the one-way road to Heintooga Hald.
I-Just as the party arrived there a sud-
tden shower came up, and after thirty
minutes wait the party moved on, but
not until the Governor had viewed the
valley and towering mountains beyond.
Several times after leaving Hein
tooga, the party stopped in order that
the Governor could see the view which
is afffidiA.frfll..thetep of the moun
tain. A brief stop was made at Round
Bottom CCC camp, and again at
The motorcade went direct to Gat
linburg for lunch, although a throng
of several hundred visitors had stop
ped at Newfound Gap to see the Gov
ernor. The pilot car, in charge of J.
Ross Eakin, superintendent of the
park, was unaware of this, however,
the motorcade did not stop.
At Gatlingburg the group quickly
assembled for lunch, and afterwards,
Chas. K. Ray, r., chairman of the Ad
visorv Committee of Western Caro
lina, which organization 'sponsored the
motorcade, introduced the Governor.
During the course of his remarks,
"Someone has 'said that, now is the
time to take oil' one's shirt 'and get
this park ooinpleU d," the governor
smiled. "I have never be lieved in
tearing one's shirt about anything be
cause I do not believe that always gets
the desired results, but. I am willing
to take off whatever is necessary to
push this park to completion.. .. .
"I have been tremendously .iimres-.
ed by what we have just .seen and I
feel more , strongly than ever. that wo
must go to work at once and let noth
ing stand in the Way of : acquiring, the
"The Great Smoky Mountains Na
tional park is not a local project, but
a thing of national interest. If we
(Continued on page 4)
Clyde Are Good
. Cattle and hogs sold well at Clyde
last Thursday, the best in some time.
With an increasing scarcity, all grades
and sizes of cattle are now being pick
ed up quickly at Clyde. The princi
ple buyers last week were, J. A,
Baker & Co., Asheville; Asheville
Packing Co.; Greenville Market, and
Champion Paper and Fibre Co. About
125 head in all was sold. Prices were
Calves, 6 to 9 cents.
Cows, 3 to 7 cents.
Heifers, 4 Va to 7 Mi cents.
Steers, 9 cents. (
Hogs, 9 to 10 cents.
James Latterell, 23-ycar-old ship
ping clerk for Pet Dairy Product Com
pany, died late Monday afternoon, sev
eral hours after a company truck in
which he was riding, crashed into a
telephone pole on North Mam street.
Latterell's back was broken in six
places according to X-ray, and numer
ous internal injuries. He was con
scious until a short while before he
W. R. Woodall, manager of the firm
here, said that the cause of the acci
dent had not been determined. Eye
witnesses said that the truck, which
was being driven by Cecil Yount, was
not being driven fast. The truck was
Mr. Latterell came her in April
from Tampa University. He had been
employed by Pet Dairy Products in
Johnson City since I'.i.'it'i.
Ill high school, Mr. Latterell won the
distinction of being the only boy to
graduate with 12 athletic letters. Hu
was also the only boy to receive a let
ter in the eighth grade. After 'finish
ing high school he attended State
Teachers .College at Johnson City,
then Tampa University.
Funeral services will be held Thurs
day afternoon, at two o'clock in John
son City, at the First Christian church.
He is survived by his parents and
His mother was here for a two
week's visit at the time of the tragedy,
and was at his bedside when the end
Oi M'PMf 'Vars of friends-will leave
here this morning for Johnson City
to attend the funeral.
Active and honorary pallbearers will
be selected from high school and col
lege friends in and around Johnson
City. Rev. William Sweeny, former
pastor of "Red's," (as he was known
to his friends,) but now af Minneap
olis, Minn., will arrive in Johnson
City on Wednesday for the funeral
While in Waynesville, he made his
home w ith Mr, and Mrs. ('. W. Kllner,
N. Main street and was hived and
considered ' as o-iie of the .'family be
cause of his splendid character..
Seniilor Jo-ipli 'I'. Koliliixm
U Ji0TARY PROGRAM
Members nf i, ... , ,
f K will I,,," C "tuliy at ew coi-
t TtMJ -"arge of the program
edr.d . ,ng 1?ere on Fridfty-
raided iv v ' naa not ben
hi Ch mei"ber would take the
Theatre Has New
Special engineers of the Westing
house F.lee! l ie Conipany have complot
ed the installation of the latest sound
producing system for theaters in the
Park Theatre, J. 1-1. Massio i- an
Although the -old ..'system"- was only
18 months idd, Mr. Mnssie said that
it was; his- policy to maintain the very
latest ill order to give patmns the
best in movie ''entertainment.- There,
are now; only five of these late "Mir-,
rophonic" sound producers in North
Carolina. This: is the only tosvn of
less than about 50,000 population that
Mr.;Massie states in an advertiso
nient elsewhere in the paper, that the
reception will be greatly improved by
the addition of this equipment.
Another feature of the Park is the
ni-w uniforms for the ushers.
Court Of Honor For Girl
Scouts Will Be Held Tuesday
A court of honor for the local troop
of the Girl Scouts will be held on
Tuesday evening at 7:30 o'clock, at
the Welch Memorial bunday scnooi
building of the First Baptist cnurcn.
Captain Mary Stringfield will be in
charge of the program. Twenty girls
are scheduled to receive second class
badges and awards.
1936 Taxes Will Be
Advertised In Aug.
Tax collectors for both the town of
Waynesville and Haywood county, are
advertising this week all deliquent
taxes will bq advertised on August
first and sold in September.
This procedure is set out by law
and the local authorities have no dis
cretion in the matter.
After the advertisements start, the
cost is added to each taxpayer, it was
Both tax collectors look for the
Usual last minute rush from the de
linquent taxpayers before the final
Leader Dies Sud
denly In His Bed
Senator From Arkansas Was In
Midst Of Supreme Court
Hattle When Taken
Death stepped in and took Senator
Joseph T. Robinson,. ti-J, Democratic
Moor leader, and kingpin of the new
deal in congressional matters, as he
slept, early Wednesday morning. His
sudden, and "untimely passing" was a
great shock to all the nation.
It was an RolHiison's shoulders, that
the supreme court matter rested. The
Arkansas Senator had prepared a sub
stitute court bill which he and the
President believed would pass the
Some senatorial leaders expressed
the belief that the court controversy
might be terminated speedily as a I
result of the floor leader's death. I
President Roosevelt personally I
mourned the passing of the Senator, i
who had been a member and Demo-
cratio leader of the upper house for
fifteen years. The President said; I
"A pillar of faith is gone. A soldier '
has fallen with his face to the battle'
. . . he has fought a goo'd tight; he
has finished hi course; he has kept
the faith." . . '
. Some of those closest to Senator
Robinson said that, it .was the -coin'!
legislation liiat - took- tin- Arkansas
Senator. He Was' personally out rust :
ed. with the- President's lolls that. ;
would" reorganize tin;- .supreme court
.and executive .departments-.
Washington was in 'turn-foil as Item-
ocratic .leaders- looked about for a
new '.floor' leader. Three mentioned
were Senator liyrm-.s, of Smtt li Car
oiina,' Senator Harrison., of .Mississip
pi, -and Sena tor- llarkley, of Kentucky.
There is a possibility that: it; public
fanei al w ill be held in. the Senate
Chamber for the beloved leader,
Company "H" Will
Leave Sunday For
Two Week's Camp
Sixty-three men 'arid throe . officers
of Company "H" Il'O Infantry, North
Carolina National Guards, will board
special railway . cars here . Sunday
morning for Camp Jackson, near C.ol
lumbia, S, ('., whi n- they will take
their annual summer training course.
The local company will return to
Waynesville on Sunday, August first.
The course is general .field training,
it was said. .
The group -will -have two coaches and
a baggage car for their trip.
Company "H" is commanded by
Captain (ieorge F. Plott, First Lieu
tenant Paul Martin, and Second Lieu
tenant Grady Boyd.
Advance Half Cent
Motorists here were confronted
with an advance of half a cent
a gallon on gasoline Tuesday
morning. The new price was gen
eral with all oil companies. i
No explanation was made as to
the cause of the advance, as or
ders had come from "officials
Service station operators re
ported that local motorists made
but little complaint on the new
price, while visitors from South
Carolina were unable to undor
tand why gas here is four cents
higher than m the Palmetto State.
Capus M. Waynick, director of
purchase and contract for North
Carolina, estimated the half-cent
increase would raise the state's
gasoline bill $-l,00 a month.
Last Kites Held For
C. I). W elch, 51, At
1 First fill K. W. H.
Former Citizen Of This County, Next ,ro K. V. II.
New Low Rates Are
Same As Charged by
Carolina Power Co.
City Ollicials Expect Larje Num
ber Of Homes To Install
Electric Ranges And
The residential light rates was or
dered out by the board of aldermen to
conform with the rates now beinic
charged m this section by the Carolina
Power and Light Company. The new
electrical rates will mean a material
saving to the residents of Waynes
ville, it was pointed out .
Prior to the action of the board,
there were three rate schedules for
local residences, but under the new
plan, there will be only one rate. The
lormcr minimum has been $1."0,
and it is now $1.00, allowing 110 K. W.
The new rates as advi i Used
page throe of the second section
this paper, are as follows:
It 1.00 iiunimum, allowing 20 K. W.
Was "Prominent In Textile
Industry Of This State
150 K. W. H. .
dditionnl K. W. II.
. 5 cents
1 Vu cents
Last rites were conducted at the
residence m Criimerton at -1 o'clock on
Friday afternoon for Cleveland Doug
las Welch, 5-1, who died at his home
on Thursday afternoon ot 1 :45 i
o'clock. Dr. K. V. Hudson, pastor of i
Cramerton Baptist church, was in i
charge of the service. The Rev. A. H. i
Anderson, former pastor of the ',ram- j
erton Presbyterian church, md also I
the Wraynesville Presbyteri-m church, J 1
". , ! -1,11 1 I I 1 1 1
assisiou. iHiriai was in iioiiv wo mi
cemetery, of Gastonia. I
The new rates are in force for those
living in the city limits. Those out
side the city limits, will be given a
corresponding reduction in their bills.
The bills that will be mailed out
August first, will be based on the new
low rates, it was announced.
A number of customers have g
mlied their intention of installing
electric ranges, hot water heaters and
numerous appliances. It is easy to
that the more K. W. It. one uses
cheaper the rate which would
mean that, a person using a lot of
..I,, mni'nr Mfjiiil,! in U(tll1i 111.
Up until a heart attack some ten ,.....'. .'. i.m i,, iirn,i i,ih,.r
than those using small quantities.
I No schedules have boon announced
I on the commercial rates, but it was
j announced that these rates are being
j re-worked and will hi' taken up with
I the individual users. Several tilings
enter into the commercial rates. One
big factor being the horsepower load
''demand, of each linn.
.Robert Hugh Clark, superintendent
.of the city light department, "is now
' busily 'engaged in installing larger
Hospital Saving Association
Representative Arrives Here
ON -"BUYING- TRIP
Hugh Massie left yesterday for
Baltimore and New York, where, he
will spend ten days buying fall me
chandise for Massie's Department
Store. The first four days will be
spent in Baltimore.
Miss Lilly Montgomery, district
representative of the Hospital Savings
Association, arrived here Wednesday.
Miss Montgomery will spend some
time in Waynesville in behalf of the
Plans are underway to stage a mem
bership drive in this community in
the hear future. This association has
state headquarters in Chapel Hill, and
is sponsored in part by the Duke
days before his death Mr. Welch way l
apparently in (he best of health. The
first, attack, was followed by another,
from which ho appeared to rally ovei
the week-end, but after which he grew
steadily worse. Physicians slated his
death was due to Coroimry occlusion.
Mr. Welch was born and reared in
Haywood county, lie was the son ot
the'late Mr. and" .Mrs. I. M. Welch, and
his ancestors were among the found
ers of this section. ' Hi' graduated
in 11102 from State College, where he
was a contemporary of O. Max (lard:
tier, and many .ol her prominent men
in the business of civic circles . if the
State.; I i:i nie his college days he was
ail outs'! ami mg a ( h!ei-i-, l.cnig a mem
ber of- the fi"'l ball ami ho - -hall 1 earns
III- was a no lotii-i' of tl." Sigma- No
Mr. Welch had -Ix-.i, eoniieet,-,! .-.villi-fjio
(-'.ramerton .Mills for I he pas! :0
yea is '.ami ;i! t he i line .of: his deal li
was viee pi esidenc. Prior lo that ' ime.
he was -at! ill a I. V'd wilh' (ho 'Lo'ra'y- Mills,
of Gas'to-niii, ol' .wlneh his hi ot hei'-in-la
n;, I (ie kit A nd rew K. Mio-e, was
i i.i. ;' and 1 1'eii -in !-. Ho was a
direi -lor of the ijicsent Citizens I'ank,.
of ( j.a.sloiiia, and hail boon a director
in the old Citizens Bank prior to its
re-oi ganiat ion, and had. served as a
member of . the board of dii'i cf or.s for
15 years. . . : ' ; -
lie ha( tievei' moved his. member
ship, from his original church, t he First
Baptist: church, of Waynesville, but
had been active in the . ( .'ramerton
Haptist church since establishing his
residence jn that town.
A man of great executive ability,
affable . disposition, find genial tem
perament, Miv Welch had been prom
inently identified With the g.row'tli
and progress of. the textile industry,
in Gaston county. He enjoyed the sin
gular distinction of having been ap-
several iarts of
f t he increased
h a vi'
in a g;inn I a sun
-pari iii'oii! , st at i-'l
y, on Mam st re
eo tratlic 'Vighls
t ra ns toriiiers in
lo lake care
1 ha I is known
new low rales
M r. i 'lark, in
tf.n has 2,;i
of I he wllil l'W
account s for
There arc thi'c
i.iiilos of lines within Hi v' city
At preseiii. there are 7.: 1 r:
els in use, and orln-is af I
stallecl. A toial of !(
customers are served lie-od.'s
inercial. thins. M . ('l.iik.
i In aniiouiiciiig fie Hew !
it was also .sl'ressod "i hat all, 1
power hills are due upon pus
i and when not pa id h
in., i y of
, and :i2
e iiig in- '
."i i "ii'.
A cliai i
vice is r
oil, t il' .
and h:i v
.;' i on l:
if-W rat es- I'
-i ts on t he
nib of t he
n at, work
i-'. 'many, tnoiiths,
oiif( i tici s with
.11 MOR OKDKK TO DISCl'SS
NEW ORGANIZATION SET-I P
f .Jr. ). C. A. M. no.
are requested to be proscnt at the
pointed by the Gaston county board of . council hall next Tuesday night to
commissioners on the board of asses-I discuss the new insurance set-up as
sors of cotton mill properties each I given "out bv the national council.
time a revaluation of such properties
was made. His sense of fairness and
impartiality could always be counted
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Lucy
Royce Welch, and three sons, Cleve
land Douglas Welch, Jr., Sam Welch,
and Lucius M. Welch, ano sister, Mrs.
Andrews E. Moore, of New York
City, and a wide family connection in
Haywood county and elsewhere.
The national council has changed
the insurance set-up and it is im
portant that all members attend,
License Examiner To
Be Here Friday, 23rd
George A. Stewart, driver's license
examiner, will be at the police station
here Friday, July the 2,'?, from 2 until
5:30 p. m., for the purpose of giving
examinations to all those who want
to obtain driver's license.
I. S. I'p:irtmeiit of AfcHoiilt lire
YViiyiii illc ('MM'rativc- Station
II. M. HALL, Observer
Period ending 8 a, m.
Max. Mm Pre
Thursday 80 57 0.25
Friday 86 54
Saturday 86 (0
Sunday 87 '-0 0.22
Monday 86 5i 0.2
Tuesday 83 57 0.23
Wednesday 85 6i)