'HE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smokv Mountains National
ThTki) YEAR NO. 29
WAYNESVILLE. X. C. TIU'RSDAY. .11 LY 29. 1957
$1.50 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
r Owners In Waynesville
Must Get City Tags By Aug. 15
Dorothy Dix Grants An Interview
j-ini, ri Failure To Have
. ... ,.f ;,i;y automobile or
, ,, - .! resident of Waytns
,,, ,,.;t - a car or trvu-k n
ne town in connectii 11
. . f. -carried on in town,
r, ., : , i t" have a city license
y, August first , ac-
.11: 1 .'ilinanee passed this
o., -i v:. board ol' aldermen.
... v, ,;; l.e sold' on an annual
: ,..,,!:. and for 50 cents 'for
i.-iioil. The officials
j: ..:. ! iu- tags now required ;
,Vi nuts, and would be
.; ,(. t i 1st of the year.
x city tag's are similar to
rl in oilier towns anil cities.
- match the state tags, and
place. I just above the state
vrdiiiamv sets out that a fine
,1! tlurty days imprisonment
k, :ii.'sei mi any nrni or person
; ! abide by the ordinance.
nti;r patfe in this paper, the
fci.'Ki i neiny puonsneii.
ai:.- arc on sale at the city hall.
Complete Work As
i he board of commissioners expect
to complete their work as an equaliza
tion hoard this week-end. They have
been in executive session all this week
going over complaints made by tax-'
payers in regard t the recent re
valuation. Kach case is discussed bv the board
before final action is taken, lwo ot
the county s largest corporations
Carolina Power A: Light t ompany and
Champion Taper and fibre t oiuu.tuv.
are scheduled to be heard fridav.
Their hearing betore the board will
conclude the work, and the budget,
for the new year will be undertaken.
Tentative estimates are that the
new revaluation will give the ounty
about two millions more on the tax
books, bringing the total valuation to i
eves Will Get
At Duke In June
lii'inas Reeves, formerly of
snlit. but now located in Cun-
impliied' his requirements last
f.r ills master's decree in his
" Oiike University, J I is 'decree
i cuitl'erred next June.
approved thesis is titled: "A
y ( Haywood County," and
:s (if seven chapters. Important
is are headed: "Cherokee In-
H.iyuood County Before 1801,
lu'h the Civil War. Reconstruc-
anil HavWood Countv From
fen )YaynesviIIe Scouts
At Daniel Boone Camp
following bovs from the
fr.fsville troop of the Boy Scouts
'ittcnilinir the Daniel Roone ramn
(lid Fort: Jack Richeson, Ben
tt, liel.hy Colkitt, Joe Tate, Jack
fun, Henry Fov. and Bvron
plain Harry Crawford
Returns To Wisconsin
Clyde Firm Robbed
Of $500 In Goods.
Other Firms Tried
The front dour ol West brothers
store, at ( Ivde. was broken open last :
Wednesday night, and merchandise
valued at fc5U0 was taken by rubbers
who lett no clue tor officers 'to work
on, according to the sheriff s office .
. Most, ol the merchandise consisted
of cirgarettos. it was said.
At the same time, attempts were
made to enter the store ot Rdwm
Finchcr. the ( Ivde Pharmacy and the
Clyde Barber Shop. 1 he only place
left to rob being the bank and depot.
Several vcars ago the bank was
robbed, but no one was ever .charged
with the theft.
Scenic Road Opened To Top
Of Eagles Nest Mountain
, 'Peace-Maker' Is
Killed By Wild
Shot Near Canton
Ch(W Kc.Miolds, 2S-Yt':ii-()ld
Hai hcr. Diod
i Mrs. .lac bedman was in the
Haywood count lall Mere Wi'dnesdav
wailing lor Imnds and relatives to
raise a lsa.000 bond, so that she could
Co back t.i her Veal -old bab ill the
I Uutch I ove section ol the countv. near
l antoii. where she shot ( Ivde Rev
.Holds, early I' ridav inoruili. when
I she and her husband Mere oneaeod in
. a a i eunieut . and lie r.olds at tempted
. to act as peace maker.
1 he shot was aimed at her estianc
! ed husband, otbeei s said, bat lul ke
.nolds rust below the heart, punctiir
: inn a lunif. causing internal hem
: orrharro. w Inch resulteii in his death
i late I uesilav a I te.i noon.
1 An hearinu' has bei'H set lor her.
iMierill l. . Welch said .yesterday,
life is leaving the matter to .Solicitor
I (Jiieen. . w ho is in Rrwm (ilv. Mr.
ijuei n set the bond al n.i. don.
Acroidmjr lo ollic. rs. t be .-hooluii'
t look place III f I nlll ol ihe home ol Alls.
kedman s mot her. li Joe Smith-
erland. .l-nuii reports Mr and Mrs.
hedmaii Mere in a. healed a rr iiment .
I when Reynolds-, a :.'S year old ( anion
Newly' Formed Local Company
Spending Thousands Of Dol
lars lmproinu Property
The -cemc load i.. i:;.)les Nest is
In nip opened this week to the public,
. it'w r belli).'.- c!oed I'oi a number of
ears. A crew ot' m,.ie than 15, nieiv
have spent some tmie'in yetlmn' tlo
load in shape for cars to o to UK
top of the 5,050 foot mountain.
Ihe prelect, is heme, unlnlakin (.
a .company, recently loinud. atnl
composed ol If. ti. Stone. a lle die.
II. .. I.nier and I harles I n.let w m nl.
ol Lake .liinaluska.
Last Sunday a number ot cars went
to the ton ol the mountain, and includ
ed III the n'roup were out ol -state cars
1 I mil t he "low i omit rv.
II. d. Stone is manager ol ihe com
pany, and a ted yesterday that plans
were alreaih underway lor the erec
tion ol cabins, dmine; hall, daiicmv,'
pailiou. swniiinini' pool, baseball
paik. observation towi-r and relresb
meiit siaud on the mountain.
" I he ob m' at loll tower w ill lie built
ol .native rock, and a larn'o telescope
will be elected on lop. Mr. Stone
ci-iiTC road will be operated as;
road, with a toll ol 5ll cents
haiced tor each person in cars,
cent -, lor ped-est nuns,
A - Ihe t
hololhy (lelll )l, ses Willi 11:1,1.1 M I ', H I) 1 1 1 . 1 ei I 1 o
.M on n I a lilt'i-r Stan atier -I'antlllL' an l lr. e rest. 1 1, e i!itiiu- i-,,,
llle Ill.dlV l.rolil.'lll-; U.'lell in e presellW-i) to ller lor ,nh lee Ihe pit
w.-is ni.ul.e .i: i . r ParK Inn whin llii.- noie.l eo u m ne t is ..'IlIu,
- v.ie.i 1 1. ill:
I tie I hi
Bring $30 To $50
An Acre At Auction
itain Harry Crawford, son of
- T. Crawford, 'who has been on
with tile Illinois 'National Guard
imp .JloCoy, has been returned to
:nncr post with the Wisconsin
'Ml ..;ard at Camp Stevens
wis. : . ;
fse Het urns From Buying
pip. Staging Sale This Week
-t'h Massie returned Sunday from
'"ith.rn market where he pur-
fall llllO'l'fllinftico fnv ATaccio's
fitment; Store here. This week-
3 ..mid -summer sale is being stag
"the f:r:n in order to make room
;w f;iH nierchandise which Mr.
!: byyirht. ' .- ',".',
! William Sloan, who has been
8"J('St l if. his fniniU. looiroa tiuliiv
'va!.r:,M f:., . i.x ...;i"l
i niieic lie ill
f lr",r"1s before returning to Wil-
The Jessie Massie Mc( racken farm
in Crabtree township, looked on Sat
urday afternoon, at, 2:.U) o clock, as
if the calendar had turned hack, for
the scene resembled a boom day sale,
with a Iarjre crowd ready to buy
whatever was offered.
The Pennv Ilrothers. auctioneers,
of Charlotte, held a sale of the farm,
which had been divided into 12 tracts,
the entire acreage 01 the place
aniountins' to ninety acres.
The property sold ai prices satis
factory to the owner, brinping from
$:S0 to $50 an acre. All the purchas
ers were from the Crabtree section.
Women Who Wear Pants In Public
Must Possess Superhuman Vanity,
Dorothy Dix Says In Interview
Noted Columnist S;v cut h Of
'lodav Have rono; Idea Ol
Life, Is Soi rv l or J hem
r s "' liartment of Asrrieulture
j d,m,"ville CKiKTative Station
J H- M. HALL, Observer
I'Jrdav, 24 ' '
I' 0 for WPpk-
f,. "eeiv ..... 54
L ee -Minimum ..... 59
i Pripitation for weekZl
:W ,ua Last Year, 1936
eraD- "V'"am same week ......87
ipitetTf!nmmUm Same wee -62
pllat'on sarae week n.00
Cattle Sales At
Clyde Stay High
Cattle sales at. ( Ivde Mutual Stock
yards continued to remain higher
than those on other similar markets 111
this, area last .week, it was shown
from a comparison report here this
'"With hve lepresentatives of
injf houses on hand, besides a
number of Individual buvers.
last Thursday totaled .1.:-41.
Cows soldi for 4 and 5 cents, ( alves
brought frm 5 to 10, while steers
went from 10 to 1 cents. Heifers
stayed at f and 7 cents, and sheep
brought 9'i cents.
Dorothy 1 1 s talks as she writes,
with the same sensible ideas, often
touched with humor, that invariable
brush aside all pretense, and strike at
the Very root of the subect.
. . Dorothy Dix. however, does not j
look like her pictures. o photo-1
grapher could catch the youthful
twinkle 111 her eves, register the sun
shine of her snide, or make you feel
the gracious warmth ol her personal
ity. Her generosity m granting an
interview to a weekly newspaper
proves beyond doubt the latter state
ment. To get her to talk about her work
is very easy, but. to learn of her recog
nition in the newspaper world is an
other story. Had the writer not fol
lowed lor a number of years her ca
reer, she would not have learned of
the glory ol it from Miss Dix.
(Iyer the desk ol f.h .ahet li Meri
wether (iilmer, whose pen name is
Derothv Dix. has been threshed every
ip lest ion concerning human relal ions.
.No one else has ever lived so close to
as many people, and heard as many
problems. She is the most ipioted
woman 111 the world. In the tour cor
nrs of the earth, wherever f.ngbsh
speaking newspapers are published
her features have appeared. I hoy
have been translated in -many for
Dorothy Dix was -born 111 Mont
gomery (ounty. lenn., on November
ihe lKth, ISTO. and was nariied in
I ennessee to deorge D. dilnier in
1KSK. Ill health took her to Missis
sippi. Here she mot Airs . I',. .1. Nich
olson, . owner and -. manager nl the
. ( ( onUntiod on pace si
Mrs. kedman went
hi-r mol her. obtain
lied at her husband.
isl young kevnolds
ll llesses said
lllto t he home n
ed a pistol, and I
Her poor ami e
.She was placed under arrest al the
tune of I he shoot ing. but was allowed
to remain al home pending the out
come ol ke nohl s condition.
funeral services will be held I lines-,
day morning at Ihe .Morning Star
Methodisl church, near ( anion. Ihe
Kev. K, K. .Snow w ill olliciate. and will
be assisted hv Kev. W. II I'less
Mr. l!enolds is survived by his
widow, the lormer Miss f.ihrh I' radv.
ol Asheville: his parent s-. - the- kev.
and .Mrs. k. I. ke nolds. ol ( aliloiK
thn'v sisters. M is.. Nina Israel and the
Misses hloiso and ilia Dean. -of ( 'an-
put 1m, I,
is our un
.11 is collected.
1 ill I Hi i 111:! tin
1011 lo 1iii lii a
Is lo the top.
I . t
and lwo broth
r kevnolds. nl
h 11 h
Homer Plott, Jr.,
Huried On Monday
Giving 4-H Program In Raleigh -
Will Meet Aug. 10
The executive committee of the
Young Democratic clubs of Haywood
countv decided to hold the countv con
vention at 8 o'clock on the evening
of August 10th at the Masonic Tem
ple, at a meeting last Thursday- in
the commissioner s room in the court
house, with Jerry Rogers, of Canton,
president, presiding. :
Following the business session, at
which tim officers for the coming year
are to bii elected, a banquet will be
Thosl- piesent at the meeting on
ThursJay night, who formulated the
plans S for the August meeting, were,
in addition to Mr. Rogers .Mrs. Caro
line Ashton Hyatt, secretary, and com
mittee members, Jack A est, C. E.
Brovtfn, CIvde; from Canton, Elmer
Osbojrne, James E. Henderson, D. H
Harris, Frank Byers, and from Way
nesville, Mrs. Doyle Alley, W. G.
Byeis, Hugh Leatherwood, and M. F.
fc? ' t-lF . VP,?- '.;;. 7 7Wf' T
f: m , ,..2 tsl . r I V. fr&L8
rites were eoniliieted at 2:;!0
Joeloek -mi Monday allernoon al the
! I- irst Mi ii.ui.-i ehiireh for Henry
j Homer Plott. dr., 15. w'hb died oil
! Saturday., afternoon at -4:20 at the
' Stale . Sanatorium. 1 he: pastor, Dr.
I li. S. I I -uesilale. assisted bv the Ifev:
j II. .. baiieoni, pastor, ol the I' irst.
. baptist church,: ofliriated. I'urial was
in .reen II ill cemelery.
I Active pallbearers were: Marcus
I -Rose. lolor Nobeck. Mobbv Coiti. Her
bert riot!'. Ned Howell
Honorary pallbearers were:
Messer. Bob- (,0111, Joe Howell
.Met racken. John (jueen. Jr..
Rose. Dr. ,J F Abel, and Dr O
In charge of the flowers were: Miss
Daisy Boyd, Miss Kathryn Queen:
Miss hlizabeth Ilenrv, Miss Johnnie
Russell, .Miss I'annie Pearl felniet.
Miss I 1 ime, Post, Miss 7os( phim
( abe, .Mrs. Louise .Lunton. Miss Vera
e is pleased w It h t he eo (ip .
Hied Ihe company bv local
and t he ( handier ol ( 0111-
All extensive advertisiiig campaign
is starting this week, in news-papers
111 this section, as well as deurgia and
J While Mr. Slotie would nol give out
any definite information nr. statement,
he intimated that if the public re
sponse warranted, that '"ultimately
there would-be another line hotel oper
ating oil the top (it Ragles Nest.
It is six miles I rom the Waynes
ville post i il-lice to the lop ol the.
mountain. I here is only a little more
than two miles of private road to the
top ol the mountain. the remainder
being kept in excellent condition by
t be state.
Several thousands o dollars have
been spetil on tile pro'oct bv the new
company, ami considerable more will
lie invested-, with work going forward
ovci y day.
Mr. Stone pointed out that be saw
un -reason whv the visitors as well as
home people would not take advantage
nl--the .opportunity of visiting the la
niotis resort spot. In July nl H.t.iO.
70.1100 Visited the top of Pisgah, ho
Kaulc's Nest Hotel
Popular Sumrnor Kosort
I'.agles Nesf Hotel, built . nearly for
ty years ago. was one of the pioneer
resort .hotels in this part ot the
ind Kenneth st:ite, and had a -large share .111 niak-.
j'-ing Waynesville a popular- summer
lack tourist center. It In ought many tour
'V I j ists to W a.vnesville. as. welj as inanv
f-imi'S ' visit ing, 111 other towns, who came
T Al- b'le lust lor the ilav. to take the
trip to the mountain lor lunch and
return, to take: the evening" tram back
to A Mil-. .
Smee the announcement, of the
plans -to make the lop of Junaluska
.Mountain a recreational center, the
older generation has been- recalling
many instances ot the days when the
Thli is lhi five 4-11 ( tub members from Havwood: who are ftivlnit.
a special program in ;aleigh thin week hh a part of the 4-H Short ( our.se
program, which is being held at State College. The uroup was trained
by Miss Marv Davis, leader of the Clyde club. Those shown above, are
from left to right: Mjps Tommy Davis. Linwood McKlr'oy. Joe I-almer.
G. C. I'almer and Miss Ruth Hooker. An article of the activities of the
group appears on another page of thig paper.
Hosaflook. Miss Katherine Jones. Mi
Tom Murray. Miss Helen Plot t Miss I hotel was a leading attraction here
Winifred Rogers, Miss' Margie I'lotl.
Miss -Martha Plott, Miss Kula- I'at
. (Continued on page )
OtHNG TO M ARK I-I
liotn the roail
built by the late
with the lormrr
bor f rom t he t
ami t tie hotel were
S. ( . Sattcrtnwaite,
nnstruvtcd with la
i rokee Reservation .
A. R. Kabhan, owner and manager
of Harold s Department Store, leaves
Sunday for Ntw ork and Baltimore,
where he will spend ten davs buying
fall merchandise for his store. En
route he will spend several davs at
Atlantic ( ltv.
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Indians brought their families with
them and camped while the road was
It attracted 'persons from all over
the country. Many suffering with
hay fever and asthma made an an
nual pilgrimage to Ragles Nest Hotel.
As a honeymoon center it was unsur
passed, otteli the hotel being filled
to capavitv with -brides and grooms
If anyone in Wavnosvdle or the
surrounding section had a guest, the
visit was not complete without a trip
to Eagles est, which included one
of the famous meals served there.
In a garden adjoining the hotel, the
owner grew the first specimen duhlias,
in this section. He had at one time
500 varieties. W. T. Shelton obtain
ed his first bulbs from Mr. Satter
twaite to start his well known collection.