fHE Waynesville Mountaineer
FRON 'l a
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smokv Mountains National Park
FIFTY-FOURTH YEAR NO. 12
WAYNESVILLE. N. C, THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 1938
Vhe political winos sm -
f h in Haywood this week to such
" , " wUurari nohticians
, . , ,u., on did not
hot micht happen next
fhTbn busy weck for leaders
fcS. and will be climaxed by
V-tber Saturday n.gni, w
fv.,L Democrats of the 11th
. . .1:... ..,' tnoat hpffl for
li .L .la U-l IH UU1 ICU AiVM .
L night unt.l the echoes of Al
En', orchestra fade away from the
Lory early Sunday morning.
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Dere were two ueciueu o...v
ueht here tnis ween; woe BiuF
, emphatic in saying that there
B little possibility of there being
West jn tne races iuj a"tn",
the rourt. tax collector or legist
deeds, and possibly hone in the
Lte and legislature. On the other
lid there were otners, who weie
t :is emuhatic that mere wouiu ue
ilcti in pvcrv race, mc taai.
Ld held out that last minute filing
I.i.i hp the feature of the candi-
is furnishing the opposition to the
,didates seeking re-election.
BVo formal announcements were
Ihcoming this week C. C. f rancis,
seeking the nomination for re-
Iction as register of deeds. Mr,
fencis is the second formally an-
Incement. His announcement has
n expected, and right now all pre-
ftions are that he will not have
opposition. This is his first
fni, and on that score, u ior no
ler, he is expected to make a strong
Liarence u .Medium, Lanton dusi-
s man, is the lirst to announce for
luty commissioner. Mr. Medtord,
jc Mr. Francis, is seeking re-elec-l),
for his second term. Mr. Medford
Lie youngest member of the present
rd, and his "lead-off" announce-,
it, was urged by supporters.
Rev. A. A. Johnsonn, of Buncombe,
lrospeetive candidate for the United
iti's, ran into difficulty earlier in
week, when his 100 tiling money
ame lost while "en route to the
lte board of elections in Raleiirh."
he preacher- candidate, declares he
two i'M bills , in a letter to the
rd of elections:, in the presence of
Jiesses. The board of elections sav
money was. missing when they
iveil it, and'', the envelope looked
lit' it h.id been opened and re-sealed.
ostal authorities, are making an
Ml state officers, which includes
fe .'Senators, must file by, midnight
passed-' bv the 1 fCiT !..,;;-
inflates for . the Wislature.
pty and township offices, must file
f mt ' COUIlt V. ho:irlc of l,.ntw,d
or before April 23. After that
nhng date, there will remain ex-
V six Weeks in which tn rammlon
Of District To
Banquet, Address By Thad Eure
And Dance, To Feature Dis
trict Meeting Here
Interest continues to grow Jn 11th
district rally of the Young Demo
crats, wnicn win De neld here on
Saturday. An address by Thad Eure,
Secretary of State, of Raleigh, will
be one of the features of the pro
gram, ana promises to attract a
large number of the Young Demo
crats in the district. W. G. Byers,
chairman , Judge Sam M. Cathey, of
Asheville, and Bob Patton, of Frank
lin, form the program committee.
Those in charge of arrangements
are bending every effort to have rep
resentation from every county in the
district, and from present indications,
it is safe to predict that around two
hundred will be here to join in the
rally, which is being held in con
nection with similar rallies all over
The rally starts with a banquet at
the Hotel Gordon, at 7:00 o'clock, at
which time, those attelding will have
the opportunity to hear a review of
the merits of accomplishment of the
Democratic party, and of the record
of good government under it regime.
While the rally is for the Young
Democrats and sponsored by them, it
is understood there will be many pres
ent among the older heads, that were
running things, and still have a hand
in affairs, when many of the high
ranking Young Democrats were babes
The evening will close with a dance
in the new Armory building, music
to be furnished by Al Dunn and his
orchestra, of Asheville, and Sam
Queen and his famous Soco Gap
String Band. Dave Cabe, Sam Queen
and Elmer Osborne, of Canton, are
members of the dance committee,
who will see that everything goes off
to suit the ideas of the Young Dem
Man Found Dead
At Shelton Laurel
er election 'law rhantra 'mato
the fast legislature, is the time
vong, The Polls will nnon at
FM.clock in the mnvnino. 1,t.,,
' tn that niirht. thus
luting lillu, by at k,af.t 2 nd
r is a?ier to tret f,,iv
ft Possible candidates in the 1940
f tal elocqon, than it is to get
going in Haywood on the
PWratlf nr mn. : T . .
fcT.i..j. "; in dune. That is,
rvuW au erroneous rumors.
I their k . "lys came in
t t Z ar,e of the Polil lime
1 last Week Tl, r
ate-ttn,i "epuDiicans in
harWt T uProarus enthusiasm
R?S ajv the
tiocmto i Jenersonian
Coroner Westmoreland held that the
death of Charlie Aikers, 45, a resi-
lont at bhelton Ijaurel, was due to I
natural causes, and that he had not
met with foul play.
The body of Aikers was found
ibout five miles from his home in
Fines Creek township, lie had been
missing from his home since last
Thursday, and is said to have been
over in the Big Bend section. ' Near
the body was found a quantity of
whiskey, arid an empty fruit jar,
which had contained whiskey.
Aikers was a native of Transylva
Secretary of State
Negro Jumps From
To Gain Freedom
Lelloy Jackson, negro prisoner, at
tempted an escape from the truck in
which he and other prisoners were
riding, late Tuesday, by cutting a
holu in the canvass covering anil
He was cornered a short time later
in a garage on Hazel street by V. F.
Swift, prison .superintendent, and
The negro ran directly in front of
a house in his attempt to escape which
prevented the guard riding In the
trailer back of the truck from shoot
ing. Jackson escaped on Crabtree Moun
tain once before, and was caught with
bloodhounds. While in prison down in
the eastern part of the state, he made
good his escape and went to Montana.
He is serving a 5-year sentence for
The Hazelwond camp has never had
a prisoner escape, except several trus
ties failed to report one time and
went to Jacksonville. They were
There are now 75 prisoners at the
Struck By A Car,
(Men Boineau Knocked From Bi
cycle On Boyd Avenue By
Car Driven By Negro
The condition of Glenn Boineau, 18,
son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Boineau, of
Hazelwood, an employe of the Pet
Dairy Company, who has Jbeen in a
serious condition at the Haywood
County Hospital, since Monday night,
where he was taken following a col
lision of an automobile with his
uicycl,. around 8 o'clock, is reported
Young Boineau was going into
town to the movies and had reached
the foot of the hill going up Boyd
Avenue, when he was struck with a
ear, and was dragged 120 or more feet.
He .suffered lacerations about his
legs and head, and was in a semi-conscious
condition for several hours.
The. car, a 1Mb' four door Plym
outh sedan, was driven by the owner,
Charles Dates, known about town as
"Sonny Boy." ptlier occupants of
the car were Jess Scruggs and Earl
Dalton. All I! negroes are under arrest
and are being -held in the Haywood
county jail awaiting trial in a magis
trate's court, pending ihc condition
of young Boineau.
Attaches at the court house stated
that the trial in all probability,
would be held sometime, today.
T. J. McGlure Died
Sunday, Was 87
PET PLANT MANAGER
W. R. WOODALI,
3 Young Men Have
Narrow Escape As
Truck Turns Turtle
,. :-v..'"ian, ana en-
for tt,. i- -" onas' of Lincoln
0 ewa States Senate.
0 Eit-PaRe Sections
Citizen Passes On
The Pacific Coast
Notice of the death of Mrs. Jane
Howell Norwood, 90, widow of the late
James Alyis Norwood, formerly of
this section, which occurred at the
home of her daughter, Mrs, Hugh
Williamson, of Portland, Ore., has
been received by relatives here.
Mrs. Norwood suffered a stroke on
March the 3rd, from which she was
unable to rally. She died on the 14th.
Burial was in the family plot beside
her husband in McMinnville, Ore.
Mr. and Mrs. Norwood have many
family connections in this section.
They left here more than fifty years
ago for Oregon, where they resided.
With their children they have made
numerous visits to relatives here.
Surviving arc the following daugh
ters: Mrs. Jim Justice, of Seattle,
Mrs. Earle Erick, of Oakland, Calif.,
Mrs. Homer Goulet, of Salem, Ore.,
Mrs. Hugh Williamson, of Portland,
Mrs. Clyde Apperson and Mrs. Will
Dielschneider, of McMinnville, Ore.,
and the following sons: Will Nor
wood, of Seattle, Jim Norwood, of San
Jose, Calif., and John Norwood, of San
Francisco, one sister, Mrs. B. F.
Smathers, of Waynesville, and one
brother, Captain Alden Howell, now
residing in Los Angeles, who recent
ly observed his 97th birthday anni
versary. Among her many grand
children are Mrs. H. B. Atkins and
W. F. Swift, of Waynesville, Mrs.
Henry T. Sharpe and Mrs. Moss
Salley, of Asheville, and John Swift,
Last Rites Held For
Mrs .Buchanan Here
Last rites were conducted on Thurs
day afternoon, March the 10th, for
Mrs. Sarmda Cabe Buchanan, 81)
years of ago, who (lied on Wednesday
the L'th, at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Wade H. Frazier. The Rev. J
ti, lluggin, Jr., pastor of the First
Methodist church, officiated. Burial
was in the Plott cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Ranisev Jones.
Wal'-er Spearman, W. R, Frazier, II.
L. Frazier, and W H. Frazier, Jr.,
Mrs. Buchanan was born in 1848 in
Jackson county. She Was married in
188 to Thomas J. Buchanan, who
served in the War Between the
State in the Col. William Thomas
Legion. .Mr, Buchanan died in 1872.
Surviving are two . daughters, Mrs.
P. L. Jones, of Wrestminstcr, S. C,
and MrSi Wade H. Fraier, of Waynes
ville, twenty-two grand children, forty-two
great grand children and one
great, great grandchild.
MRS. CHANDLER ILL
Mrs.-W. K. Chandler has been con
fined to her room for the past week
due to illness. She has been in ill
health for several months.
Last rites were conducted on Mon
day afternoon, the' 14th, at the Allen's
Creek Baptist church, for T. Jasper
McChiro, 87, who died on Sunday the
l'ith at the home "-of his son-in-law,
Claude M. Browning. Tht. Rev. K.
Allen and the Rev. J. Al. Woodard
The grandsons served us active
I Mr. McClure was born on .May the
j. lltlr, ISfni, in Haywood county, where
he hiis.sptiit his entire life.
Surviving are two sons, Virgil Mc
Clure., of .' Canton, and Luther Mc
Clliie, of Waynesville, two daughters,
Mrs. John Allen, of Canton, and Mrs.
Howard Wyalt, of Waynesville,' twen-ty-fo-ur.
'grandchildren, and dne half
brothel , .lames MeClui e, of CK de..
W. W. Burnett, 57,
Of Cruso, Passes
Funeral service were held on Sat
unlay afternoon at the Cruso" Baptist
church at two o'clock for William
Wesley Burnett, 57, who died at 9:30
o clock on Thursday night at the Hay
wood County Hospital.
The Rev. T. G. Highfill arid the Rev
T XT Tl T. . I -r, . .
"ogers oniciatecl. .Burial was
in the Cwyn cemetery near Cruso.
m . T. . . . , i i ... .
.nr. liurrieu nad Deen ill only a
few days. He was born at Cruso on
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mag
gie Burnett, three daughters, Mrs.
Hazel Whitt, of Candler, Lillian and
Mary of Cruso, and five sons, Ray,
and Paul of Candler, Horace, Jack
and Roy, of Cruso.
Three young men narrowly cs
capeel death Tuesday afternoon, .When
the light delivery truck of the Farm
ers Federation skidded on a wet
pavement at Dellwood and turned
over after hitting a tree and pole.
The truck was said to have been
traveling at a high speed at the time
of the accident, and was driven by
Talmade Sheehan. The other occu
pants were not working for the com
pany. The wheels skidded on the Wet pave
ment, and the rear end swung around,
hit a pole and threw the truch over
on the front end, doing considerable
damage, .'In the skidding and turning,
a tree was broken off at the ground.
The driver received slight cuts and
bruises, while the other two occu
pants suffered from shock.
Hurst Justice, manager of the
Waynesville Warehouse, of the .federa
tion, said it was a miracle that the
three were not killed.
Already Under Con
New Unit Will Be For,(;rade "A"
Milk Only. Will Give More
Room For Other Ioducts
Excuvating work is being done this
week on the new addition at the Pet
Dairy Product plant in Fast Waynes
ville. The new addition will more than
double the present capacity of the
W. R, Woodall, local manager, said
that it will require someUiiitic like
three months to complete the two-
story unit, which will be owed for hand
ling all grade "A" milk. 'fhe pres
ent building will be devoted exclusive
ly for making ice cream, ice cream
mix and butter.
The ground floor of the new unit
will be .divided into two large rooms.
One will receive grade "A" milk, and
the other will receive cream ami milk
for ic0 cream and butter making.
Thc latest type equipment will be
installed in the plant, and among this
will include automatic can washers.
All pasteurizing will be done in the
new unit.. Now design cabinet coolers
will be used in this vvoik, and the
large stainless steel vats will be moved
from the present liutlding to the new
unit. The addition Will give more room
for a larger -refrigeration equipment,
which will be used by both units.
Mr. Woodall said that the Waynes
ville plant is how supplying ice cream
mix for all of the seven plants in
North Carolina, and several in li'eorgia.
The walls of the new unit will-be
of glared cream tile, and the Hours,
of red tile.
All materials are being bought on
the local market, all labor employed
are local men.
At present the plant is handling
something like 1,000 gallons of milk
a day, and expect to mote than doub
le this when the new unit is completed.
No' figures were given out. as to the
cost, hut it will-' 'represent an ex
penditure of many t.hdiinand dollars.
All tile plans foi the- new unit and
'lie replacing of equipment in the
in i i nt building,'., have hee.n'.approvcd
by the st. n.,. bo,. ri of health.
A .. ..
IN HENDERSON VILLE
Dr. F. O. Garren, former Wtynes-
ville druggist, is now connected with
a drugstore in Hendersonville.
Table Of Contents
This week's issue of The Mountain
eer has sixteen pages, and for the con
venience of the readers, here is an
index of the contents:
Editorial page, page two.
Uncle Abe, page three.
Society, page four. 1
Navigation of ships, and home
builders news, page six.-
Legal notices, and Old Home Town
cartoon, page seven.
Timely ' hints to housewives, page
eight. . '"'..
Agriculture program outlined, and
story of The Mountaineer's new au-'
tomatic press, page one.
Hospital News, page three.
Sport page on page four.
Farm page on page five.
Facts and information from Wash
ington, page six.
Warning from fire warden, page
Behind Scenes in Hollywood and
news, page eight
Two of the latest type projection
machines were installed this Week
by .1. K. Massi,. at The Park Theatre
The new machines; give fifty . per
cent more light on the -.screen than
the foi mer machines.
-'"These projectors, make, the pic
tures more distinct, und 'much ' .brig til
er, " 111'. Massio said.
Several -safety devices-fire on dii ?"
machines that hav,. never been avail
Special erectors eaine hoi c to in
stall the two machines.
Mr. Massie has also bought equip
ment for the new theater next to the
bank. Openingf dates have not been
set neither has the theater been
Tax Listers To
Start Work First
All property and polls will be listed
for taxes in April. The new
tax listers were given supplies and
instructions by W. H. McCracken, tax
supervisor, here yesterday.
Mr, McCracken pointed out that all
intangible personal property, which
was not listed with the state on or
before March 15th, of this year, would
have to be listed with the county
listers. . ,
A new state law taxes all intangi
bles, it was pointed out, but these
should have been given in to the state
before the 15th of this month, other
wise the county listers will make note
All intangibles such as money on
hand (not in bank) stocks, notes,
mortgages, postal savings, and out-
BOWLES ON PROGRAM
M. H. Bowles, superintendent of
the Waynesville Township schools,
will discusse the international situa
tion at the weekly meeting of the
Rotary Club here Friday.
JOINS CHANDLER AND CO.
Miss Nina Wright has accepted a
position as bookkeeper at Chandler
and Company. 1
..Of Eastern. Stsr
: . To Meet 'TigM
A special triangular ... I.nig of ih
id.iip'c i s of the Kiii-I i n .Star, l'
Waynesville,, Clyde ami Canton,, ai
which, t inie installation of the oliicu -of
the three .groups- will .!),; held, wuh
impressive eerciiioiij:'s vvi It take -place,
Tnis ''meeting will b, open to the
public. Mrs. Lillian' li. Keniey, of
Asheville, District Deputy: Cran 1
.M;.tron, with her grand officers, will
be in charge of the in; U. Nation.
Those to be installed in the Way
nesville chapter are as follows:
Worthy Matron, Ethel Ross Bradley;
Worthy Patron, Louis Black; Assi.it,-ant'-Matronj
Louise Leatherwood; As
sistant Patron, Jarvis Campbell; Con
ductress, Ha Greene; Assistant Con
ductress, Frances WhiBenhunt.
Secretary, Faye Harbeck; treasur
er, hdna McGee; chaplain, Emma
Bramlett; '-marsha.il, Grace Queen; or
ganist, Olive Green; Warden, Juanita
Walker; sentinel, Precious' Campboil,
and the five Stars, Marion Worshain,
Ruth Green, Grace Curtis, Louise
Campbell and Meta Dicus.
The ceremonies will be held in tlu
assembly rooms of the Eastern Star
in the Masonic Temple, and will be
gin at 8 o'clock. The public is c.r
dially invited to attend.
HIKIXt; CLUUS TO GO
TO BLACK ROCK SUNDAY
The members of the local hiking
club are invited to join the Asheville
hiking club at 9:30 o'clock on Sunday
morning at the courthouse, for a trip
to Black Rock.
Black Rock, northeast of Syha, is
in the Plott Balsams. From the
great boulder on top of the peak may
be seen a wider sweep of all the ma
jor mountain ranges, than from any
The cars of the two chibs will be
left at the school house at Addie, and
the hiking distance from there to the
top is about six miles.