Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance oj The Great Smokv Mountains National Park
WAYNESVILLE; N. C. THURSDAY. JTNE 30, 19.i$
ilv Term criminal
hurt To Convene
Here un Juiy um
Le F. t. AHv
L Docket Scheduled With
One Only Murder case
t i,,iv unn oi "mini"!
th Judge Kehx E. Alley, pre-
$1.50 IN ADVANCE IN COUNTY
Called To Florida
be a heavy docket, yith
nd three hundred cases sched
"ur trial, most of which are
Lre is only one murder case on
docket, that oi naiKj-uwvn
Wendell Keeel lor tne muiucr oi
:.(f Robinson, which was tried
last vear. An appeal to the Su-
1S 1..' t lL. .1
L Court was maue uy me ue-
Jants, and mey weie su
rge Crop Of
8n County This Year
llications Signed For 1939
hen Beans Now On Market
Started This Week
pite the fact . that the spring
Bier was not lavorable lor thi
ng of 'spinach, which is becom-
b major !ai in crop oi tne coun-
has passed the experimental
according' to Frank M. Davis,
lintehileiit of .the Haywood Coun-
Wpt-i;itive Canning Associa
te were sold in-the county De
lia) -'the 10th and June 10th
urns' of spinach, with 50 per cent
sold on the green vegetable
it, wtiieh netted the growers
x rent more than the local can-
had originally contracted.
erest in the 'growing of spinach
een greatly increased from the
t record, and already applications
rrowjnjr next year have been
with the local cannery. Indi
es would point to a much in
U acreage for next season. One
f for this is attributed to thw
.that as a cash crop it can be
I'd and harvested early and the
ground may be utilized for a
it-r crop of some other product.
spinach that was diverted to
'ten markets was shipped to
i:a and Charlotte, with the e-reat-
um to the first named. -.,'
Davis states that if the grower
a fertile and well drained soil
U"tt's directions given by the
In, a lTOOd I'rnli ,c tr-
an application of stable ma
11 the soil jn January, and that
enii t February the ground
fWfrhly prepared, after which
iiication f fiom 800 to 1200
"f .5-7-5 fertilizer should Hp
ffJ-T. I he vi.u-u 1
H to. l irtchi.c in
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REV. ALBERT N'F.W
Rev. Albert New
Called To Church
In Clearwater, Fla.
Tenders Resignation As Hector
Of (irace Episcopal Church
Alter 23 Years Service
Stores And Shops
To Close Here 4th
All dry goods and grocery
stores, and barber shops will be
closed all day Monday, July the
4th according to a statement
issued this week by the Mer
chants Division of the Cham
ber of Commerce. This applies
to all stores of the foregoing
type both in Waynesville and
The citizens of the two towns
are urged to co-operate with the
merchants in their plans for ob
servance of this national holiday,
and to do all necessary shopping
on Saturday. Being notified at
this early date, ample time is
given for the purchase of the
necessities to cover the two-day
period of Sunday and Monday."
an aero Tf
ffitn to the foregoing 8 to 15
spinach should' be produced on
by the cannery
canning was start-
'ne in ami
'.-en c (Ku, i
fl .mstr.ucf.eil to sign no more
' Sttlr as hi imMn u
L) ... naa oeen
V- Smatli-i... . TT . 1
Aii , ' 1 nenaerson
W ;'r(:dl:;5 bushels of beans
,aJ- They WCre the first
"m one and ahalf acres
U1 have at. least o o
Cf"- nrst before the
.P'ngs start. Beans
HKi C'nil 00c a bush-
Is the , . oiacKDer-
Th - - K,"a ne. this
'" canning of blackberries
me 4th of July
ff!ns Are HavW
r841" Home T?Pmn,l
nH at,.. . '
?h.--:F,r V 'Cox' of West
rsier "" "e arrived for
N are quests at
homo-: .T. '"' whier their
vear, ' ',m!f 'modeled
house of Mr"
ni-Lw t, i : Mr- and
rt(-f occon; ; r ealsani, but
f ine C'VP 1(1 the Place. They
e past twenty
M iL,.i ..." ,a very en.
W i: th.. r ne expressed
the b! V v thiSC0nty
'K clmates in the
Rev. Abert New, rector of Grace
Espiscopal church for the past twenty
three years, has tendered his resig
nation as rector of the local church
to take effect on October the first.
Air. New has accepted a call to be
come rector of the Church of the As
cension, Clearwater, P'la.
Regret is expressed by all the con
gregations m the community over
Mr. New's resignation. He has baen
an influential leader not only in re
ligious circles, but in the worthwhile
civic projects, in addition to render
ing his own church an inestimable
His first ' work after his coming
to Grace church was the elimination
of an old debt of $1,000; then the in
stallment of the pipe organ at a cost
of $2,000, and the introduction of the
vested choir. This was followed by
further embellishments of the Parish
church in new electric fixtures and
chandeliers, alms bason, Collection
plates, processional cross, six memo
rial windows, carpet, altar hangings,
and dossal and a pipeless furnaee.
The Parish House was built at a cost
of $6,000. The entrance to the
church has been improved by rock
walls, sidewalk, and cement paths.
The improvements have totaled a
sum of $12,000.
Mr. New was born in Durham
England, in 1874. lie was educated
in the Boys' model school of that city
and in the University of Durham,
taking the bachelor's degree in 1894,
exhibitor and prizeman of sacred the
ology in 1898 and master of arts in
1897. In the same year he was or
dained to the ministry in Lichfield
His first charge was in his native
country, as rector at Sturmer, Essex,
England, where he was located for
several years. While there he mar
ried Miss Dora Cower, who was or
ganist of the church.
Mr. New came America in 1908
and lived for a while in Philadelphia.
His first rectorate in this country
was in Weldon N. C, where he was
located from 1912 to 1915. He came
to Waynesville irt 1915 and has since
resided here as rector of Grace
In addition to his church activities,
Mr. New has been prominent in the
Masonic circles, having been honored
with some of the highest positions in
the state. He has been the presiding
officer of all the four, bodies in Way
nesville the lodge, Royal Arch chap
ter, council and conimandery. In
the state he has served as grand pre-1
late of all four Masonic bodies. In
the Scottish Rite, he is a 32 degree
Mr. New's contact with the Clear
water church w-as made in the winters
of 1916 to 1920, as supply rector in
charge of the bid church. Since that
time a large new handsome stone
edifice has been erected. During the
past winter, Mr. New again served as
Well Known Writer
Visiting In County
Mrs. Midml Seydell, ju.ted col
umnist on The Atlanta (ieoigian
American, world traveler, and said to
be a friend tf more ceebrities, than
any woman in the United States, spent
Sunday and Monday in Waynesvill,..
visiting places of historical signifi
cance and scenic beaut v.
She is visiting in this part of the
state to assemble data for h..r I,.,,,!.
milled "I hen I Saw North Carol
wnicn sne is nreiiarniL'- (or the u.lv
Using committee of the 'state
merit o! consel-vation and develonment
Wliile in this section Mi s. Seydell
met wlilh several ineiiilieis of the
Waynesville t'hanilier of Coinnierc, .
She was acconiniinied on her ti m- K.
Ray, Jr., and ,1. D,,;,
Largest Tax Payer
Sets Good Example
The Carolina Power and Light
Company, largest taxpayer in
Haywood county, gave a check
this week to Weaver H. McCrack
eti, county tax collector, amount
ing to $67,900, a partial pay
ment in advance of their U:i8
taxes, receiving, thereby a three
per cent discount on the amount
paid in. The total assessment of
taxes for the company is $70,000,
the remainder, less discount to be
p;: id at later date.
Goes To Wilson
Spider On Display
St cut z.
Several hundred people have stop
red at the window of the Waynesville
Book Company during the past week
to take a look at the black widow
spider which has been on display. It
was found last Thursday morning
under a water meter on Dave Cabe s
place between Waynesville and Ha
l ne specimen carried lour cocoons
on it back, one of which hatched out
and contained four or live hundred
hi. by spiders.
The black widow is said to be one
of the most poisonous insects wi'Ji a
dangerous bite. This -particular -specimen
was placed on exhibit in order
tint the citizens of the community
intent uocome laminar will u anil
j avoid .contact .-with the deadly insect.
it is lound in cellars, liarns and out
buildings; around .old wood and rock
piles, and occasional)- in fields. It
can he identified, it is said, by the
'til "Hour glass" on the under part
11 one Is hilteli it is of the utmost
importance -to get a doctor at once
.o . give tile necessary inieclioii into
: 'it v ins.
FATHER HOWARD V. LANE
Father H. V. Lane
In Wilson, N. C.
Had Served Six Counties In This
Section For The Past Four
Bowles Takes Over
Presidency Of The
Local Rotary Club
Retiring Prsident. William Mf
ford. Points Out That Club
Has Made Progress
Growing Rapidly e
Post Office Is
post oltice is re-
It was learned from good authori
ty last night, that those in charge
of getting signers on petitions asking
the board of elections to call an elec
tion on the establishment of litpjor
sioies in uaywoou county, were con
fident of getting the required number
of signatures .of ..qualified voters.
Those backing the .-movement said
that in order that there be no delay
oh the part of the board of elections
calling the election, that petitions
bearing the names of two thousand
qualified voters would be presented.
The law requires 'only 1,708.:
iving a general
top to bottom.
I The building is being painted from
top to bottom, both inside and out
A new roof is being put on, and new
electric light fixtures throughout.
All plumbing is being repaired, but
no changes are being made.
t-ostmaster J. 11. Howell said yes
terday that something like two more
weeks would be .required-to complete
inrtn oi a son
-,ome on Cove Creek on June the 7th.
Gov. Hoey Says Present Time Is
Golden Opportunity For Church
Lare C rowd Attend Opening Of
Lake Junaluska On Annual
Haywood County Day
Honoring the wholesome relation-
urge of vitality has come as it re-
suit of the -payment of the debt, and
! the new spirit that has come to Ju-
Jialuska since it has been taken over
by the Methodist general conference
as an official institution of the huivh.
snip oetween iiaywoou county and tne gives promise of a bright and per
Methodist Assembly here, Haywood lmtnent future," Mr. Rav declared
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ouiuy uay was ouserveu ounoay : .i-j-
with Governor Clyde It. Hoey, ot
North Carolina, as guest speaker at
Responsibility of the Church,"'
was the subject chosen by Governor
Hoey. for hi IFuvveool enni,, Ii.mi
1 a. m.t and the Rev. G. Ray Jordan. .,,1,1,1, ,,.i,;,.u "i , u i ,'i '
, .... . , . . , , ' address, which also launched the
of inston-Salem, at the hour ,for Methodist, . A.;it.l, i.,... ,1,..
jubilee year of its existence, havinir
oeen lounded jjo years ago.
I'isimssing his subject, Governor
Hoey traced the .history of the church
prior to and following the birth of!
Christ. "The church from the be
ginning," said the speaker, "repre
sented God in the world. Before the
coming of Christ it pleased God to
talk to His prophets and give them
the thought of God for man. Into
Mrs. R. H. Dempsey and children,
Bobby and Patsy, of Harlan, Ky.,
w-ere the guests during the week of
the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
W. H. Snvder.
Haywood County Day opened a nine
weeks' daily schedule of educational
and recreational activities under the
auspice's of the Methodist Assembly.
In the opening moments of Sunday
morning's observance of Haywood
County Day, J. M. Ormond, presiding
officer, paid tribute to the life and
work of the late James Atkins, form
Notable Havwood fountains were
seated on the platform with Governor the P',iol when the world was being
Hoey and officials of the assembly ' Ppared for the coming of Jesus,
staff included Charles E. Ray, Jr., of God ?ave to the church the responsi
Waynesville who delivered the address b'hty to establish justice and right
of welcome on behalf of Haywood ('"usnt'ss on the earth and to develop
county. ' ' m mankind a sense of the character
According to old timers the crowd flI uou ano their obligation to Him
which filled the open air auditorium jani t0 their fellowmen.
was probably the largest opening day ; J he church kept alive the spirit
crowd in the history of the assembly, df God in the earth until the coming
Charles Ray, welcoming the speak-' of Christ typified the advent of God
er and audience lauded Governor w iin man. J he coming of Jesus and
Hoey, whose efficient administration, His active ministry of feeding the
he said, has been an inspiration to multitudes, healing the sick and rais-
the citizenry of the state and to '.tho.j.ing the dead revealed God to man as
governors of other states and 'veho'te '. a. Father.- ; Jfesus honored the church
personal example of the Christian , (Jf His day with all of its failure
way of living was worthy of emula- antJ neglect. In His power and por
tion. Mr. Ray also paid tribute to "nality the human and the divine
Mrs. Hoey, who was present, and "tre linked.
nn,,c-iiin,.n .in iii me ine perioa in wnich we Jive is
welfare of the state had won for her i the golden hour of the church. In-
a warm piace in me neans oi . North stead of beine I mited to thp
Announcement was made this week
that Father Howard Y. Lime, pastor
of the parish of St. J u hills' Catholic
Chapel, which iticludi's the iTmnlus
of Haywood, .Macon, Swain, Jackson.
Graham,'-and Cherokee, is being seni
by the bishop of North Carolina,' to
Wilson, N. C., as pastor of Hie church
there foi' the summer mouths. II,'
leaves today lo hike up hi woi k in
the hew parish.
i,, ii,., i.. i..
in,- riu if. minium rauier i,;uic
will take up his duties in the .'.Arch -diocese
of Cincinnati, representing-' the
Arch-Bishop in an American mission
ary society throughout the CiMlcd
States, Canada and Mexico. The new
iii'oniuiieiii is a distinct tribute lo
the record made by Father Lane since
he began his work in North (Carolina.
Father Lane who has been excep:
Uonally prepared for his life work,
spent eleven years studying Theology
and the Sacred Seiinluies in SI
Hei nurd's Seminary, Rochester, N.
Y., and Mi; St. .Mary's Seminary.
He was ordained for the diocese
of North Carolina, coming to this
state from the well established dio-
cese of Rochester, X. Y. His Inst
appointment was in Southern I'ines,
is pastor. I lien he was appointed to
fill the ' church at Moiclioad ("ilv mirl
ater to serve, iit Ivli.nbetli Cilv.
After four years silent here, at Ihe
Ige of thirty-seven, lie leaves lo
liter larger lields of service.
Father I.iuie expresses deep regie!
over his trails! or: as lie has lieeiiiii..
identified with the life of the com
munities of linn seeliiin. He ha-i
uihen nil inu resi in local seeuli
well as I ( liirious aH'airs. lie
hown a Diirtieular 'interest, in
Waynesville Public- Library. ,
made many friends, during his so
journ in the mountains, not. (inly
among his own parishioners, but
among those of other congregations.
Last night Father Lane Was host
to the membe rs of his parish and
friends in this, section of the stale,
A round one hundred 'and fifty per
sons;, from Ihe six counties he h;is
served called to express regret over
his departure arid to bid him goodbye.
He was assisted by his brothe r, Ar
thur Lane, ef Roche ster, X. Y., and
local friends in receiving .his gue.sls.
Massie Attends Movie
Conference On Coast
M. H. Rowles assumed the offii
as president of the Wavnesvilk R,.
here last Friday, after
dl'ord, retirinc- tn.tfclinf-
had given in brief some of trV as
complishments of the past year.
Mi. Medford will serve t vice
president for the coming
., Davis is secretary
Mavis is treasurer.
Mr. Medford in the pivMvVnt'i
address, pointed out that mtrirni hurl
been accomplished in cripplecf chil
dren's work and the beautifieatiori nrtv-
gram was well underway.
Ihe club has sponsored Ry
Scout troop, and recent.lv mnvi!
means for the erection of permanmt
meeting places at the city park. Tfx
boys hav built a log cabin to
used tor this purpose.
Seven new members were rerti'vul
into the club during the year.
"The programs this year hvr
been unusually good, and insli wtiv..
and (he club is indebted to Chi,. E
Ray. Jr., who served as chaimiar.
oi the program eommilt(e
were present at l.w?
'Our Bob" Discloses
Secret Art Of His
Power Over Voters'
Drew Pearson and Robf. S. Allen,
editors oi ihe Washington Merry-Co-Round
column, which gives from
time to time a keen personal slant
on politics as played in the capita!.
.v i mil iieninor lioh Keyiiolcls, wh
won a hands-down renoniirial ion
lory a few weeks ago, took time
in tne closing rush of Congi
give some campaign, advice to his
much worried colleague, Senator Mil
lard ("Milord") Tydings, of M.rv-
lanci, who iacesi desperate
nil :ll i,i ..
..iiiiiirci, sind (he rhnllienr I-
nolds,. 'don't talk issues.
don't waste anv time on r
iishy nusmess. y our opponent miirht
get the better of veni in thai- kil
"'tfuniont. What you want lo do iv
to talk about the alien within our
gates. That's the stuff that ge ts Un
votes. "Tell 'em- about .7,(1(10,0(10 aliens iir
the eountry who - are" keeping K(HH
leci-iiiuoclcicl, Jiatnotie Am
ol jolis, and costing (he
millions for relu f. yu. .
our gates, that's- the thing t.,
feed 'em. Take, my advice. Millard.
I Know. II worked like a charm f,.,-
At last the mystery
art (o ge( the votes
Improving Ruiul To
Top Of Katies
J. E. Massie attended the annual
meeting of theatre owners of the two
Carolinas at Myrtle Heath the first
of this week.
Mr. Massie is a director of the two
Included on the program was a
deep-sea fishing trip, and addresses
by several notables in the motion
Thev road to the top of Eagles
Xest is being put into condition Ver
Fourth of July pienic-eis.
Those, in chni L'e (if the re,,, L- . -
ui.it ine ro.-id will be in good
for travel by the- Fourth.
lilRTII AN'NOI NCF.MFNr
Air. and .Mrs. Jack -Snyder, ar
nouiice the birth of a daughter, "Sorif.
hue, ;i( their home in (I:
June the 12th.
Ol'ENIXG DINNER DANCE
Ihe IteeMu Report
H. M. HALL, Offhivl Obnm-rr
"In extending a welcome to the
Governor, we also include the faculty
and staff of the summer school open
ing up here and to the official staff
of the Methodist Assembly. The new
jland of Palestine as Jesus was, to
day through the church we are en
abled to serve a wprld not barred by
race or section. Does not the world
today owe a responsibility to the
; - (Continued on back page)
The; opening dinner dance which is
held each year by the management of
the Piedmont Hotel and is greatly
anticipated by the dancing groups of
this section, will take place tonight.
Dinner will be served from 7:30 to
8:30. Dancing will be from 10 until
1 o'clock. Music will be furnished
by Mitt Williams' orchestra, of Ashe
ville. Reservations may be made bv
small calling the Piedmont Hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Massie have
as their guest the latter's sister, Mrs.
Douglas Edwards, of Miami. Mrs.
Edwards was before her marriage
Miss Elsie Smathers.
June .Max Min
23 70 51
21 7!) ' 53
25 t-l 54
21 H 5!)
27 Ki r,4
28 80 57
2!) C8 48
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