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Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smokv Mountains National Park
FIFTY-FOURTH YEAR NO. 9
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 1938
$1.50 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTS
week nearer the June
I week than at any time during
P wt . j Whv? Pros
If any one development this past
could be listed as outstanding
would probably fall to the state
rate race. As said several weeks
. .l:- i.imn thpro are three
f5 . . . ko "ofinltplv in tho
t ....... rrtirhnrn nf Canton.
falwr T. Crawford and J. R. Boyd,
Waynesville, are an cgi.ccutu v
rnndidates. If all tnree stay in
Over $5,000 Being
Hayw ood Farmers
Payment Under 1937 Soil Con
servation Program Is Getting
Underway In County
To Discuss Far East Situation
there will be plenty of ac-
. -.i.-.. tf rhp thrpp
kould drop oui, me
i hard fought.
i. was expected, John M. Queen
)1 be a candidate to succeed himself
solicitor. There is mue poium
ht He will have opposition in
Wood, and probably none in tho
Thn mini carriers are aireuuy ira-
Isr the effects of Congressman Han-
4tk's visit to this section, Pieces ol
nt.-d matter have Deen receivea oy
Imeroug persons during the past few
yi from the opponent 01 ochuiui
ynolds. In Wasningion, fteyuuius
ims he will not campaign, wnue
ncock reports from his visit to the
tc that the people are tired of
"Bob's" way in the senate, it ap-
urs that Hancock is trying to get
ynolds to reply to some of his ac-
luat bns. while Keynoias preiers io
Ly the silent role or at least silent
replying, yet very taiKative arouna
According to Alvin Ward, county
.1 TT .1 I J 1
airman, the naywooa .wuiiij
Jblican convention has been called
meet in Canton at 2 o clock p. m.
March the 12th, in the high school
litorium, for the purpose of elect-
fc detonates to the state convention,
ich will be held in Charlotte, on
Lrch the 16th, and to discuss other
rtinent matters relative to the.com-
b elections. : ,
The Republican precinct conventions
f0 been called to meet at 2 o clock
m. March the 5th, at which time
legates to the county convention
be elected. Laeh precinct is en-
led, according to Mr. Ward, to one
ilcgate for every 50 votes cast for
le Republican candidate for governor
The eoautv in entitled to one dele-
ate for every 200 vote's cast for gov-
mr in the PJ36 election.
Mr. Ward anticipates much inter-
in the coming' precinct and county
Haywood farmers are receiving
checks totaling $5,268.17 this week,
as payments under the 1937 soil con
To date 204 checks have been re
ceived, which represented payment for
149 farms, it was learned from the
county agent's office, where the checks
are being disbursed.
Notices are being sent out to all
persons due to get checks, and the
members of the county agent's office
are requesting that all persons wait
until notified about their checks be
fore calling at the office.
They pointed out, however, that all
persons notified, should get their
checks immediately, as all checks not
delivered in 21 days must be return
ed to Washington.
Persons who cannot conveniently
come to the office may send in a writ
ten request that the check be mailed.
Many applications have not yet
been sent off because persons have not
yet signed them. This will conse
quently delay payments in these I
Persons who have not yet signed!
t.fwiir flnnlirntion tilnnlre nro rnnnnctod I
to call at the county agent's office and
sign the blanks of application.
A discussion of the situation
in the Far East will be pre
sented to the Rotary Club here
Friday by M. T. Yamamoto,
writer and lecturer.
Mr. Yamamoto has been en
gaged in lecture work for
twenty years, he has truveled
extensively in the United
States and made frequent visits
to the Orient just to study:
-trends and problems. Since
1924 he has been special cor
respondent for the Japan
Times, and Mail, the English
mguage newspaper in Tokyo.
The speaker was brought
here by the international ser
vice committee of the Club,
which is headed by Dr. R. H.
STARS AND BARS ON
Last Rites Held j$1000 Is Sought To
Monday For E. B. j Aid Work Among
Camp, Lumberman; Crippled Children
j Native Of Pennsylvania Was Plans Made To Stage Seal Sales
250 Baptists Held
All-Day Meeting In
Town Last Friday
Star Football Player Of Uni
versity Of That State.
Everett B. Camp, former lumber
man, died here at his home on Satur-
ln Haywood During Week
Of April 11
For the first time in the history of
this nation the Stars and Bars of the
Confederacy appear on a United
States minted half dollar. A replica
of the Confederate tiag .appears on
the commemorative half dollar issued
by the U. S. government to comme
morate the . 75th anniversary of the
Battle of Gettysburg and the final re
union of the surviving veterans of the
war between the stat.es. The coins,
limited to an issue of 50,0110, sill for
$1.(15 each. They are available through
the Pennsylvania State Commi's; -ion,
The Haywood committee of the
North Carolina I.omnio f, rvjnnl..l
day afternoon at 5:40 o'clock, after an Children met on Tuesday night in the
- "'' Keverai monms. isc rites othees of the district health depart-
In spite of the inclement weather were conducted on Monday afternoon mcnt. The meeting was called by Miss
on Friday more than 250 conference at 3 o'clock at the Grace Episcopal Harte Oliver, county nurse and di
leaders and officials of the Baptist church, with the Rev. Arthur Taylor, I rector of the work for crippled chil-
cnurcnes oi tne eignth district ot 'iur ui oami . nuriws episcopal . irn m the county, to formulate r1 -
North Carolina, including all of the church, of Canton, officiating. Burial plans for the coming seal sale. i The schools of the Waynesville dis-
western counties from Rutherford to j was in Green Hill cemetery. The citizens of North Carolina have trict reopened on Tuesday morning
Cherokee, the regional conference of The active pallbearers were J. C, for many years been awake to the after a week's enforced reeess, caused
the Baptist State convention, held an Grouser, Hugh J. Sloan, William cause of the crippled children in the by an epidemic of measles, mumps
all day meeting here, from 9:.'J0 in Shoolbred, J. H. Howeil, Lester Burgin, ! state, and have accomplished much a few cases of whooping cough.
As Epidemic Of
fl'he Republican convention will be
Id in Haywood four days ahead of
c state ((invention, which meets this
iir in Charlotte, with Col, Frank
)ox, Republican vice presidential
ndiilate last year, listed as the prin-
al speaker of the occasion. Plans
being 'made to take care of 5.000
rth Carolina Republicans in the
en City. .
(And all the while that 'the Repub-
ns are holding their county and
ite conventions, the Haywood Dem
rats, will be completing plans for
: 11th district rally, which will meet
re on Saturday, March 26th, with
csident Jerry Rogers in charge.
A banquet and iI.itim will ho hc,i nf
Armory here following' the busi
this. .morning through 4 o'clock in the
It was the eighth of the regional
conferences that have been held in
the statn in the past few weeks. In
these meetings more than 3,000 lead
ers in the church have been reached.
Among the leaders who had places
on the program and entered the dis
cussions were: L. L. Morgan, state
Sunday school secretary, leading the
discussions in the adult department
of the Sunday school; Mrs. John B.
Lane, full time field worker of the
Sunday school; Mrs. VV. P. Couch, of
Raleigh, full time worker intermediate
department ; Mrs. C. D. Bain, of Duim,
full time worker in primary depart
ment; Mrs. A. V. Washburn, cradle roll
and beginners department; Nathan C.
Brooks, Jr., training director, Ral
eigh, and W. Perry Crouch, director
of the department' of Christian educa
tion, of the Baptist 'State -contention,
The theme of the morning session
was "The How of the Sunday School,"
L. L. Morgan, State Sunday school sec
retary, delivered the opening mes
sage. Following departmental con
ferences in the six department rooms
in the Welch Memorial building, a
general assembly was held at 11:15,
with Mrs. A. V. Washburn presenting
the advantages of "The Daily Vaca
tion Bible School." Others talking
were, Nathan C. Brooks, Jr., who dis
cussed "Christian Literature" and W.
Perry Crouch told how to "Build a
Great Sunday School."
After lunch the theme of the pro
gram was centered around "The Pur
H'Rs Beatrice Cobb, national com-
tteewoman, of Morganton, promi
t newsnanrr edit
f announced as candidate for state Pose of the Sund.ay School." Mrs
f ate irom her district. She is prom-
m political circles, both state
Congressman Bob Doughton has
announced he will seek re-election
i"e UOUse. He is rhnirninn nf iho
p and means committee, and a
BlCh supporter nf Pr00i,I.f T?.
r Governor of Indiana, Paul
,s causine no end of talk
"asnineton a n nn.e;i,i
w president in 1940. He visited
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John B. Lane led in a discussion re
garding "The Why of Teaching."
The demonstration of a teachers meet
ing was an impressive lesson for
Other subjects under discussion
were "The Purpose of the Sunday
Schools," "The Challenge of the Child."
and "Every Teacher Trained."
The theme of the meeting, "Growing
a Great Church," closed the program,
with Nathan C. Brooks, Jr., speaking
on "The Training Union Laying the
Foundation," and an address by W.
P. Couch. ' . . .
Please give us the present
address as well as the new
address. It i3 impossible for
0Ur aff to recall from
memory all present address-s-
Ey getting your old ad
dress we can easily make
the change. Otherwise some
delay might be necessitated.
Scout Court Of
Honor To Meet
mil ti. L. Withers.
The honorary pallbearers included
J. E. Massie, W. A. Bradley, Clyde II.
Ray, H. C. Lindsley, W. T. bhelton, J.
R. Morgan, J. W .Reed, V. C. Nobeck,
Charles English, John M. Queen, O.
T. Alexander, Or. J, F. Abel, Dr.. N.
F. Lancaster, Harry Rotha, Dr. J. R.
McCracken, D 1). Perry, and Will
Mr. Camp was born at Cherry Tree,
Penn., on March the th ISO, lie
was educated at LaFayette College, ! Waynesville
Easton, Pennsylvania, receiving his I jn charge,
academic degree, following which, he
attended the University of Pennsyl
vania, graduating three years later
from the law department.
During his student days at the
university he took a prominent part
in athletics, his extraordinary playing
winning for him, as a football star, na
tional and lasting recognition, ' He
was a member of the famous team of
liSl'2 that won the first victory over
Princeton in thirty years. "Jake
Camp," as he' was 'known at the uni
versity, scored the touchdown that
enabled his team to win over Prince
ton. He. never lost touch with his team
mates, and two years ago he was one
of the guests of honor at a dinner
held during a reunion of the two teams
in Philadelphia. Last fall when his
illness confined him to his bed, the old
team of '92 sent him a handsome radio
that he might enjoy the games dur
ing the football season.
After leaving college Mr. Camp was
located in Chicago for several years.
Here he also retained his interest in I
athletics, serving as captain of the '
football team of the Chicago Athletic
Forty years ago Mr. Camp came
to North Carolina and engaged in the
lumber business. Twenty-nine years
along this line, but there is still a, M. H. Rowles, superintendent, stat
tremendous work to be done, and the ed that there was a considerable in
league has set itself the task of furth- crease in attendance on the opening
er promoting the work, Jeaving noth- day Tuesday over that of the closing
ing undone for the crippled children, day of last week. After a check-up
While the program planned is n hu- of th0 records in the-Office o"i (he djs
mariitarian one, it will pay aconom- triet dealt h department, he seemed
ically, for it costs less to correct a confident that each day this week
crippled limb in childhood than to would mark an increase in the schools
support a .crippled adult. j and that by Friday he expected a nor-
At the meeting the county was di- mal figure to be reached in most eases,
vided into two sections, namely, i. Mr. Howies ui-ics .-ill naivnls to mil.
with Miss Hartu Oliver their children back in school unless too
Men At Work
Vottrs Favor Sale Of $15,000 In
V.unds For Streets Hy Vote
Of 21 1 To 7
Sixty workmen ore on the job of
the street project which Hazelwood
voters approved overwhelmingly last
Thursday at an election which would
authorize the sale of $15,000 in bonds.
There were 214 votes cast for tho
issuance of the bonds, ami 7 airainst.
The bonds will be sold on the 2ith
of this month, although work is going
forward on the project; which is un-
ler the supervision of the WPA.
Something like four months will
be required to complete the job of
paving the mile and a quarter of
streets, With water bound macadam
or penetrating process, including con
temporaneous construction of curbs
The town of Hazelwood will re
ceive approximately $20,000 worth of
labor from WPA on the jiroject, and
the $15,000 wil wr cost of ma
terials used in the paving projects.
ine projects included in the pres
ent program are the paving of all
streets on the north side of the rail
road, and that street which passes
th0 cannery and connects with Brown
There were 3-1.1 qualified voters for
the election, with 221 casting ballots.
The town officials are: Whitner
Prevost, mayor, and C. N. Allen, Job i
lilalock and W. T. Queen, aldermen.
R. M. Leatherwood,
Of Peace, Passes
Had Served As Justice Of IV-;te
In Waynesville For Fast
nd Canton, with J. T.
Bailey, lis chairman. A goal of $1,000
for each section in the coming seal
sal- was set at $2,000. The sale is
scheduled for the week before Easter,
April 11, through the 10th.
The county committee is endeavor-J
ing to carry on the work as prescribed
by the state league. On each Mon-
ill to attend. lie states an etrorr
Will be made by the teachers 'to have
all students back' in school during the
next few weeks as the epidemics are
on the wane in most communities.
In several cases, he pointed out some
children were being kept at home as
precaution against contracting.' the
prevalent, diseases, when, they had
day morning beginning next Monday, ' already been exposed, it was not nec
the re will be a clinic held at the Hay- j essai y until they were really ill
wood County Hospital for crippled i them to remain at b-inie.
children, with hours from 9 to 11 : -
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o'clock. Dr. W. Dudley Smith, ortho
pedist, who is giving his services
without enumeration, will conduct
the clinics. It was brought out in the
meeting that there are 90 indigent
cases, alone in the county, suffering
for immediate attention. The clinic
will be affilliated with the state and
national crippled clinical programs.'
Both Waynesville and Canton
groups are planning to have meetings
in the near future at which time
township chairmen will be appointed
and every community in the county
organized for the annual seal sale.
Serving on -the Canton committee
are: Dr. V. H. Duckett, Mrs. Clyde R.
Hoey, Jr., Maurice Brooks, Mrs. Mar
ley Reno, Mrs. Frank Mann, and Mrs.
G. W. Bohnsdahl. For Waynesville,
with Miss Harte, will be the Rev. J.
G. Huggin. Jr., L. N. Davis, Mrs. Jack
Messer, Mrs. J. Dale Stentz, Mrs. T,
Lenoir Gwyn, and A. P. Ledbetter.
65 Should Make
Report To Board
Robert M. Leatherwood, 7:1, died
Sunday morning at 7 o'clock in ,(.
Haywood County .Hospital. He had
been ill for several weeks. Last nus
were conducted on Monday afternoo.i
at 1:.'M) o'clock at tho Flint Hap I. si.
church, with the Rev. II. W. Baueom,
pastor, and the Rev. P. C. Hicks, . i
Canton, olllciaf ing. Buniil was u
Green Hill cemetery.
Active pallbearers were, Lhe follow
ing nephews: Hugh, Lawrence, IV i - i - -vin
and Howard Leatherwood, Jarvis
McCracken, and Thomas Chambei
Serving as honorary paHbeai
were: It. V. Welch, W. G. Byors; ('. C
Francis. W. 11. McCracken, TV I.
Cathey, Jack M'sor, J. A. J.owe,
S. L. St i iiigfield, Dr. Thomas St r '
(i( Id, Dr.. W. L. Kiiknalri(;Iv, Jarvis
II. Allison, Rufus Sil. r, John her! ,
.1. II. Iloyd, W. T. Crawford, Jn-!-
Felix IV Alley, liobcrt. Grasty, (. i I ,
Slu lion, .iohn M. Queen, J. '. We!-,
I rank ' Ferguson, V. T. I.ee, .1
for : S'triiigtield and Lane Amngton.
Mr. Leatherwood is a nativ of
county, having been born in the
athan Civek township. He nioveo'
Waynesville twenty-live years ?
He Was prominent in pohtlcal ciiv
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HERE and THERE ,
itda Way C)U
the Chamber of Commerce, under the
supervision of Charles Ray, with Mrs.
John Queen, chairman, . .. is making
extensive plans for a program .'. . . .
that will have a very definite idea to
a -,. f nr fnr thP Rov Scouts ! work toward in the years to come . . .
of the Haywood county district, will be 'which is after all the only satisfac-
I understand that the new beauli- i thousands of Crepe myrtles in the
fication committee being organized in East . . . in other words plant some'
held on Tuesday evening, March the
8th, at 7:30 o'clock in the "Y" build
ing at Canton.
William Medford, court of honor
chairman, states there will be a large
number of boys from both Waynes
ville and Canton to receive merit
badges and awards. All friends and
relatives of the Scouts, as well as
infpreKf pd in scoutinc are ureed
to attend the impressive ceremonies are planting lilacs by the dozens
torv way to plan any program of
planting . . . . whether domestic or
civic . . . when a limited amount of
funds is available . . . if Waynesville
doesn't perk up and soon adopt some
such plan . . . we will be out of it in
North Carolina ... for the villages
are dressing up . . . the state papers
are filled with accounts of the beauti
fkation of Carolina towns . . . some
of the court of honor.
others, roses by the hundreds . . and
thing distinctive . . . make a specialty
of one thing . . . that wili set the
town apart-.-.-', just what that should
be . . . in this section is a debatable
question . . . so many lovely things
thrive here. . . ,
When I was growing up there
was much fun and many jokes
jabed at that deadly weapon . . .
long out of date . . . the hat pin
. . . and to prove there is nothing
new under the sun ... from the
latest fashion notes comes tne
description of hat pins . . . .
it seems these new berets
that literally sit on the top
side of a woman's head ... which
(Continued on page 6)
Employees in Haywood county who
have reached 05 since January 1, 1!).'17,
and w ho have earned wages in "cov-j
cred employment"- since that time I
should report such fact to the Social '
Security Board field office in the Flat-j
iron building in Asheville. Such!
workers are entitled to SVi per cent
of the wages which they earned in
covered employment since December
31, l'J.'lC, and prior to reaching age
65, according to Graham Martin,
manager of the Asheville field Office
which serves this county. An employ
ee does not have to stop work in order '
to receive a lump-sura payment.
"Covered employment," generally
speaking, means employment in com
merce and industry.
A lump-sum payment is now due the
estate or relatives of a worker who
has died since December 31, 1930,
provided the deceased worker was
paid wages in "covered employment"
after December 31,. 1930, and be
fore he reached 65.
Employers must notify the Bureau of
Internal Revenue on Form SS-3 with
in 15 days after an employee reaches
age 65, or dies. At the same time, in
order to assist the employee or his
family, the employer 's urged to file
Form OAC-1001 " Statement of Em
ployer" with the Asheville office.
At the present time there are in
Haywood county a number of persons
eligible for lump-sum old-age insu
rance payments, who have received no
money because they have notified
claims applications. Some are wage
earners who nave become oo years
of age since January 1, 1937, and
others are the next of kin of deceased
U.S. Department of Agricultui
Waynesville Cooperative Statio
II. M. HALL, Observer
Feb. Max Max iv-c
21 54 " 32 0.(1
25 37 24 trie .
20 33 22 O.'H
27 40 25 tiic
28 68 25
1 42 4 '
2 52 15
Mean maximum 'I '
Mean minimum ...........IM 4
Mean for week ................ ...... ft. I
Low for week ........... V l i
High for week .!:s
Precipitation for week ........... ...... .u .-.
Summary for February, 19.18
Mean maximum i
Mean for month ..........
Departure from normal f
Low for month :
High for month
Precipitation for month
Deficiency for month ....... '
Deficiency for year 2 . '
Deficiency March Prec' to date ...
Temp, departure from normal to
Same Period Last Year
Mean maximum '
Mean minimum '-. .... .-i.....1'
Mean for week ';.. j....,."'
Low for week i.......1 '
High for week ...
Precipitation fori week . V