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Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance oj The Great Smokv Mountains National Park
WAYNESVILLE, N. C. THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 1938
$1.50 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
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r i.uloit committee of
n ,.h.-,.h here yester-
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stated that he
for the fonner
Id be here
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trctate, and a grauuaie ui
Forest College. He attended
Baptist Theological oemuiaij
i;vitle. He- is Vi
has a wife and one cniiu.
preached at the morning ana
;e fi'i -vices neie ioui w,.c.
ami was .termed by members of
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V. Bauctmi. winch Decame euec-
Survey On Water
Engineers began work Monday
morning for the town of Waynesville.
to determine the best method to be
used to increase the water supply for
Town officials were not given any
assurance as to the date the survey
would be completed. The work will
include plans for building a new fil
tering plant at the intake on the moun
tain, it was learned.
Effcrts will be made to work out
plans witivt'y the tight-inch main
from the mountain to the present fil
tering plant can be made to furnisa
ample water to the town without the
laying of an additional line.
Town officials are hopeful of get
ting a W'PA project through, which
would give a 45 per cent grant and a
55 per cent loan for the work.
The engineering firm of Har-wood-BeBee,
of Spartanburg, have
been employed to do the preliminary
surveying, anil to make a detailed report.
On Vacation Here
W.Ray Named As
Director Ui Bank
ffilf.ml - Kar was sworn in as
lectin- of the First National Bank
week, having been elected to fill
ancy on the board. .. V
!. Ray was named on a eorrimit-
Ito look after loans and discounts.
It board - of directors of the bank
U-composed of J. R. Boyd, D.
Ires Noland, . J. H. Way, L. N.
lis,-J. t; Noland and J. W. Ray.
SENATOR WILLIAM S.N! ATH EMS '
Lr the third consecutive year, Dr.
fck Pate, Canton physician, has
chosen to represent North Car
at the annual- meeting of the
ressec Valley Tost Graduate As-
in Kiioxville. .
ted physicians from every part
he country lecture : on every
lih of medicine.
anil Mrs. Pate and two sons
y'esti'rday. Thev will return
l-y night. ,
ARE DANCE BEING
GIVEN FOR LIBRARY
Man Slashed When
He Presents Bill
Officers are seeking Baxter Conard,
formerly of the White Oak section
who is charged with the cutting of
Wade Davis, du, of the Mauney Cove,
here Monday afternoon near the
Davis' arm was slashed, and his
side cut, Ofiicers have not question
ed Davis because of his condition, But
it was learned from bystanders, ac
cording to officers, that Davis had
earlier in the dav, presented Conard
with a small bill of about a dollar.
It is said further, that Davis was
pulled from a car, unaware of Con-
Davis was rushed to the hospital,
and was reported yesterday as rest
ing well, and his condition satisfac
tory. Conard had returned here recently
from New Jersey.
members of the Waynesville
pry board are sponsoring a square
to be given on Thursdav nifi-ht
h Gordon Hotel as a benefit for
"aynesville Public Library, the
to be used in buying new
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pwnjr win becm at 8:30. . Music
l furnished by the Soco Gap
Sam Queen, well known leader
authority, on the native folk
M' call the figures..
' W square dance, is enjoyed
"Y? 1 e ''c'sideiits and the visi-
a Iaiee CiOWd is nn)ir.mlvl fnr
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0 HOLD PICNIC SUPPER
"f the Pigeon Valley
w snl then- families ,as Ruests,
"Picr.,c "supper at Bethel Mon
Mtt'inoon at six o'clock. All
meed to attend.
Of Books Loaned
Miss Helen Medford, librarian of
the Waynesville Public Library, re
quests that people on the routes made
by the traveling bookmobile, return
all books on the date, place and tune
as sceheduled below. As the books
must be returned to the North Caro
lina Library Commission from which
they have been borrowed for a given
length of tune. The truck will make
its last trip next week.
Allen's Creek school house 9:00.
Saunook school house 10:00.
Ratcliff Cove Baptist church 11:00.
Lake Junaluska, Jerry Liner's store
j Clyde post office 1:00.
Moody's store on Dellwood road 9:00.
Dellwood post office 1 1 :00.
Maggie school house 11:00.
Peachtree church above Maggie 1:00.
Rock Hill school house 2:00.
Cove Creek post office 3:00.
Iron Duff Methodist church 9:00.
I Riverside church 10:00.
Crabtree school house 11:00.
Rock Spring school house l:.i().
Of New Jersey
Fishing Trip Here
Senator and Mrs. William Smath-
and their daughter. Miss Billy
Smathers, and two sons. .!. I'. and
Bon, ni'i'ived last Wednesday to spend
three weeks hero as the irueMs ot the
former's parents, Dr. jiim Mrs. 1!. Y .
While in this section Senator
Sniathers,' junior senator front New
Jersey, who is taking :. rest alter
his strenuous, duties in the recent
session of ( ongress, is spending the
maior part ot his tune fishintr.
He and his family spent several
days during the past week at Hazel
Creek, in Jackson county, bringing
back with them a splendid catch.
After their visit here the senator
and his family will go to Washing
ton for a st'iv after which tfiev will
go to their home nr Atlantic . Citv.
45 Boys Enrolled
At Camp Dellwood
Fifty Uovs And Staff Of 20 Will
Hold -Eight-Week Camp Be
ginning July 1st
Forty-five bovs and fifteen coun
selors of the Western North Caro
lina district of the Methodict Church,
South, are occupying Camp Dell
wood until Saturday of this week.
Last week a similar number of girls
of the district were in camp.
Beginning Julv first, the camp will,
be operated hv J. A. CarMe, of
Waynesville, for eight weeks as a
private camp. Bovs from everv sec
tion of the nation have signed for
the eight-week camp. A staff of
twenty will be maintained during the
This week, the bovs in camp are
taking courses in nature study, hand
icraft, recreation, religious educa
tion, and civic and community service.
Jobs For 96 Found
By Employment Office
Last month, 7S private placements
were made nut of the Waynesville
office of the state employment service.
Eighteen placements were made on
public jobs, and 14 ? new registrations
In the state, 7,192 placements -were
made. During the same period 2S,
377 nersoiis were recorded as nnrili-
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James Chapel school house 2:30.
Forks of Hyder Mountain, Big Branch cants for work
road 4:00. i
Thursday MERCHANTS HIT AT
N. C. James store 9:00. I STATE SALES TAX
Charlie Rathbone's store 11:00.
Liavis store place upper fines Crock Th orth Carolina Merchants
Cecil school house 9:0C.
Rickman store 1-1 "C.
Henson Covf 1:30.
Dicks Cree?. Baptist church 3:00.
Cruso school house 4:00.
Association, meeting in Blowing Rock
the first of the week, went on record
! opposing the state sales tax, brand
ling it as "unfair to the poorer cit-
Chas. E. Ray, Jr., a director of the
association, attended the two-day session.
VIETTI TAKES OVER
DIXIE STORE MARKET mrs. doyle alley is attend,-
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John J. Vietti, or Hickory, has j jf,.s- Doyle Alley, state president
taken over the market in the Dixie 0f the North Carolina Parent Teach
Store here. Mr. and Mrs. Vietti and ers Association, left yesterday for
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son,' Robert, have moved here and are
making this thier home.
Mr. Vietti has had years of expe
rience in handling meats and oper
Tuesday Was Longest
Dav In The Year
Talkative folks had plenty of
time Tuesday in which to say
their say, as it was the Ionp-est
day in the year. There was some
thing like fourteen hours and
forty minutes between sunrise
Greensboro, where she will attend
the Parent Teachers Institute, which
is being sponsored by the Woman's
College, of the University of North
Carolina. Among the speakers of the
program will be Mrs. J. K. Petten
gill, president of National Congress of
Parents and Teachers.
Miss Harte Oliver
Resigns As Public
Health Nurse Here
Miss Clara McCall, Of Marion,
Assumed Duties Monday
Morning With Department
Miss Harte Oliver, who for the
greater part of the past four years, i
has served as the public health
nurse of Haywood county, has rc-i
signed, and will leave Friday for
Fort Collins, Colo., where she will
spend a couple of months resting.
Miss Oliver has done a splendid
piece-of work in this county and she
has made many friends during her
Before coming to Haywood county
Miss Oliver had had a wide experience
in public health work, having hrld
positions in both North anil South
Carolina, and the state of Maine.
Following her sojourn in Colorado, i
Miss Oliver will return to her na
tive county of Forsyth, where she
will be connected with the health tlo-i
partment of that countv.
Miss Oliver will he succeeded l
Miss ( lina Met all, ot Marion, who
arrived on Monday to t;iko up tin
work in the county,
Miss MeCall is a graduate of the
school of nursing of Mission Hospi
tal, Asheville. She has just tinishvd
;i course in public health nursing at
the college ol W illiam and Marv, in
luchmonit. Mie has also t.'iKcn a
course at the public health-.Center' of
the I Diversity ol North Carolina.
Miss Met all was at one nine connect
ed with the city health dopai tniont
For Liquor Store
.Consistent reports here ve.slrhlnv,
showed that .something like 1 ,41)0
names had been signed on the peti
tions asking that the hoard of elec
tions call an election on the estab
lishment of liquor stores in Havwooil
The exact number of names were
not available, as several petition's
were in other parts of the county
It was learned that out; petition
was sent to Canton earlier in the
week, and one had been on Pigeon
for a day or so.
It was reported that 150 signers
were received ill Ilazclwood 111 a
1 he petitions must contain, 1,708
names of qualified voters before the;
board can call an election on the
The 'Haywood Ministerial Associa
tion, in a special meeting at Canton
Monday of this week, perfected plans,
lor a campaign against the proposal
to establish liquor stores in the
Since petitions are getting circulated
to get names of qualified voters ask
ing that the board of elections call
an election on the matter, the minis
terial association began anew their
plans for opposing the county getting
the stores. .
One member of the association re
ported that the organization had
plans formulated for carrying out a
shard fight, should the election be
More than half of the ministers
attended the meeting Monday.
120 Gallons Beer
Captured In Raid
A 60-gallon still was captured on
Jonathan's Creek, Saturday afternoon,
by deputy Bob Ray.
In the raid, 120 gallons of beer
were destroyed, but no arrests were
Deputy Ray reported that a fire had
been built under the still, and pre
parations were being made for a
The still was found about a half
mile from the highway in the Howard
Wyatt cove section. Gen Wright,
local taxi driver, accolnpamed Depu
ty Ray on the raid.
Gov. Hoey To Formally
Open '38 Lake Program
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Annual Hay wood County Day
Will He Held Sunday. Plans
Completed For Big Season
COYKKNOK CLYDE K. HOKY
Changes Made In
Payment Of Shares
New Plan Puts Payments On A
.Monthly Basis Instead Ol
Weekly Payments As
As a matter ol convenience lor
l lit shareholders the directors ol the
llavwood Home Building ami Loan
Association, recently amended ihe by
laws, and have inaugurated a syslein,
effective Julv first, which will put all
shares on a monthly basis instead
of tin; weekly plan.
Heretofore, shares were tweiilv
five cents for each Saturday. One
share some months amounting to four
dollars a month, and for five months
in the year there would be five Sat
urdays nnl the amount would be in
creased to $1.25. .
The new plan, according to S. II.
Ruslincll, secretarv-t reasureti, will
make it easier on the shareholders,
and nl those who are paving on
loans. 'Ihe amount will be (be same
A new series opens on Julv first,
and three classes ol stock will be
available: Class "A," the liS-relit-a-shai'c,
or one ilolhu a month, ma
turing in years. Class " l(, trio
laJ Vss cents a share, or liflv cents a
month, and maturing in U vcjirs.
( lass "( ," is tiltv cents a share, or
two dollars a mouth, and matures in
three and a hall years, hitch share,
when matured, is worth one hundred
Campers May Stay
In Park 14 Days
Official notice was issued this week,
that a change in park regulations,
would permit camping within the park
for fourteen days in any one or all
of the p;n k camp grounds.
Heretofore, only ..one dav camping
periods were permitted. Ihe change
in the regulations was made possi
ble by the fact that .'funds for com
pleting the park are in hand.
Hoard Hearin"; Complaints
From County Taxpayers
FRANK FERGUSON, JR., 1MPROV-
Frank Ferguson, Jr., who under
went an operation last week at the
University of Pensylvania Hospital,
Philadelphia, is reported to be mak
ing progress toward recovery.
The board of county commissioners,
sitting as an equalization board, were
i hearing complaints from taxpayers
i on Tuesday and Wednesday of this
i week. The board will co-ntiue until
' June 2!)th.
I Members of the board; reported that
but few complaints were coming in.
; The board is not making any adjusl-
I ments at present, but merely hearing
the taxpayers, and will make an m-
I vestijjation on all complaints before
.j granting reduction..'.
I A regular third Monday session
I was held this week, with routine
; matters being disposed of
The program at the Methodist As
sembly will get into full swing Sun
day, June 2ti, when the CJovernor,
Clyde K. Hoey, delivers at eleven
o'clock the Haywood County Day ad
dress. Haywood County Day at Lake Ju
naluska has become a tradition. Once
each year the assembly management
extends a cordial invitation to all
citizens of Haywood county to assem
ble in the auditorium to hear an ad
dress delivered by sonic outstanding
North Carolinian. Last year the
Honorable Josephus Daniels, ambas
sador from the United States to
Mexico, spoke to ;m audience that
filled the large auditorium,' Gov
ernor Hoev spoke at the Methodist
Assembly last year during the first
week in Julv. His visit to Haywood
county next Sunday is expected to
attract a large number ol people.
On llavwood Comity Dav Junaluska's
neignibors arc given free admission
neighbors are given tree admission
other assembly privileges.
Miss hatherme Kay, property man
ager, and her coterie ol assistants
hae set the assembly buildings and
grounds in order. h l. Kiedell, di
rector ot recreation, has put the golt
course ami club house in condition
tor the pleasure and coinlort ol those
who. -enjoy' such privileges. Profes
sor Waltei assiir, director ot mu
sic, and Mrs. assai have arrived
anil arc making plans lor the musical
phase ol the summers program.
I'rolessor J. M. Ormoml, program
manager, and Mrs. Oimond have bce.i
at the assembly tor a wet k. Pro
lessor Oriiioiul is teaching in the
Junaluska Summer School and per
forming last minute duties for the
formal opening of the nine weeks
daily schedule til activities,
Sunday Rev. K. H. Neu.se, minister
of the West Asheville Methodist
church, delivered the sermon at eleven
o'clock. A phase in the fourth chap
ter ot Philippians : "Ihink on these
things," was used as a text. Mr.
Nease said in part: "We live in a
world with too little real thinking.
No one can attain the highest ends
in hie who tloes not think consistent
ly.' In a noisy world like ours we
should git alone with God m whose
presence we can do .our best think
ing. It is only through right, think
ing that we can inaKe reality our
'Ihe Methodist Assembly, establish
ed in l!l l, is celebrating its twenty-
filth anniversary this summer. 'I ho
general conference of the Methodist
hpiscopal Church,- South, at its re
cent session in Birmingham, accept
ed the assembly and elected a board of
trustees who arc to manage tht; prop
erty and program. Bishop Paul B.
Kern, Dr. W. A. Lambeth, and Dr.
AV. P. hew, who have constituted the
holding board of trustees since the
liquidation of a large indebtedness m
the summer of I'.f.j'i, will be succeeded
hv the new board of trustees in Sep
tember of this year.
Some of the nvapir features of this;
year' program are the Junalusk.i
Summer School, of which Dr. Paul
N. Garber is "director;, the Western
.North Carolina Conference School for
Christian workers; the Council of
Christ inn Social Order; the Leader
ship School; the Missionaiy .Confer
ence; the Pastors' Conference; the
I oung Peoples Lcudershin Confer
lence; Lav Activities Conference, and
( In addition to these Camp Chcmuia
j will be tipen one month for girls, a
two-weeks Bible lecture series will
I be offered, special musical and dra
matic programs will be presented,
leisure-time activities "Mill be con
tinued throughout the season for
children, yonug people, and adults.
Mr. and Mrs. James Micheals, of
Durham, who have been the guests of
the latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Johnnie Cuddeback left on Satur
day for a visit to Philadelphia and
to West Pittston, Penn. In the latter
place he will visit his parents.
Miss Rosa Mills, of Charlotte, one
of the state supervisors of the govern
ment nursery schools, spent several
days i ntown during the week in con
ference with the local teachers in
the nursery schools.
David Stentz had as his guest dur
ing the week, Bill Fowler, of Char
lotte, a classmate at Brevard College.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Sloan and young
daughter, Linda Stringfield, of Sylva,
were guests of relatives in town over
Iiillic Kerley Loses
Tips Of Three Fingers
Billie Kerley, eleven-year-old son
of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kerlev,,
suffered an accident while riding in
a home-made gasoline motor midget
car on Tuesday.
Young Kerlev threw his right .
hand down to the side of the car and
it caught under the drive chains, and
he lost the tips of three fingers. Two
were cut through the nail and one
was cut off at the joint just below
Mr. and Mrs. James Summers had
as their guests at their cabin at Lake
Santeetlah, over the week-end, Miss
Jewel Hipps and Mr. Jack Summers,
of Bryson City.
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