fHE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance oj The Great Smokv Mountains Xutional Park
- WAYNESVILLE, X. C THURSDAY, AUGUST 11. 1938
$1.50 IN ADVANCE IN CWXTV
'"J . . A
For inis iouniy
Iunches Will Be Provided
Needv And Undernour
ished School Children
Rev. C. S. Kirkpatrick
To Preach At Crabtree- j
Iron Duff Home Coming!
On Farm Program
u-fd :o F1'
:. $i,ou,i wnicn win
are school lunches
to needy or under-
!un in the schools of
,,J flinty. It. was icaiueu
h Cc-ng!'i!iman Zebulon Weav-
-, .. r will operate through-
L-Wh! comity, and is being
irtd by the county uoaiu w
r.ion. . . .
idciticn to the lunch project, an-
.ifccitiun for ?2,o has Deen
1VM1 fur cleaning and renovating
public school Dunuings
Lout Haywood county. The
king w'' W1M ut UUI1C' -ulu
the official order irom nasn
riinninir wall, woodwork,
lure ami small equipment, and
u:..hinir and repairing turn
's such as curtains, draperies
l,k.,ut..rv. This work has
ujIv been performed only once
one building, or part thereot,
this or any other WPA project.
; work is not a normal activity
board of -education, and no reg
fmployed personnel will be
jl. Parkman has purchases
issie Hardware t'ompany here.
Pitrkmun for the past seven
, has Lu ll connected with Dixie
. and for two and a half years,
Ln manager of the W'aynesville
I coming here from West Ashe-
ksie Hardware was bought in
1937, bv J. E. Massie and
, Ottis Massie, who was named
er. Mr. Massie and son bought
Lk from the late W. T. Denton.
Parknian said that no changes
I be made in personnel, and that
Mete line of hardware and
f g pun's would be carried.
I- Massio had no statement to
as to his plans for the imme-
I The Crabtree-Iron Duff humccem
I ing set for Sunday, August 121 has
created much interest throughout the
section, and those in charge are pre
paring for one of the largest gather
ings ever to meet in that section of
The meeting will be held at the new
Crabtree school. All church sej vices
for the day in the two townships will
be suspended, and held at the school.
Sunday school classes will be taught
in the school, and Pink Messer will
teach the adult class.
The sermon will be delivered by
Rev. C. S. Kirkpatrick, of drtens
boro, a native of that section of the
A picnic dinner will be serwd at the
noon hour, A general, and co'dial
invitation is extended to all to attend.
To Meet 24-25th
i-ani-i- in date ot the annual
J of the Haywood Baptist As
rn was announced here this
I by the
announced here this
inodei ator. tho Rev.
uniui-ivMHxi. i ne associa
S nw with the Spring Hill
i w. AngiiM 21 and 25th, in-"f-
thvi ' dates previously an-
asfoeiatinnal sermon will be
i by the Rev.". P. C. Hicks.
details of the program will be
r(l next week.
Be Discussed By
ajor matters will be present-
merchants, of this commu-
I Chamber nf .
Prob.ems "will "deal with things
ruui uay celebration to leg-
-wieis which are now being
. ueiore t h, firm K.:rt,
i "irtiMnt an ei -
1 fet Won. ... . , .......
f . v. ineicnant to attend,
w)t out these problems.
r? those fiom ti, i.--
(a ;-. ,. ' ' aL me iNortn
'W' -Raleigh, : last
. . i'l ri Tn.i t'. 1 i
Reno, lir.- tt. .
tnr F r i ' um mpps,
Cle, an.l Mrs. Paul
he f; 5' Heni'-V Francis was
ti n A"en s Creek
L tl West was sent
I Ulace Was ,
5quan,t. member of the
" 'onr. c !"8 in -Aiheville this
paciel pr. ' un cout work
W rr."uune Council, of Whirh
JW1W i .'.
Soco Gap Teams
Win Two Honors
At Folk Festival
Junior And Adult Teams Take
Prizes At 11th Annual Festi
val In Asheville
The Soco Cap dance team, under
the direction I its leader, Sam
Queen, and the Soco Cap junior team
under their manager, Kichard Queen,
won over both their groups at the
eleventh annual Mountain Dance and
Music Festival!, which was held hist
week at McCormick Field. Asheville.
The senior team won the square
dance championship of the' Southern
Appalachians award ot the older dance
teams, while the minor team won the
same distinction among their groups.
The county teams have often also
often participated m the ... ational
Folk Festivals, having taken part on
the program of the festival this year
in "W ashington, D. C.
The members of the Soco dap team
are: Manager and caller, Sam Queen,
Gertrude 1'lott. Iowa Lee Ferguson,
Robert Howell, Kvle Campbell,. Mrs.
Kyle Campbell,. ilbuni ( ampbell,
Martha .Moody, Taylor Ferguson.
Carmen l'lott. Dock IVvd, Hilda
Moodv, Kankin Ferguson, Ivlith
'Composing the junior Soco dai
dance team are: Manager and caller,
Richard Queen, Marv F.lixabeth
Moore, Herbert l'lott, Catherine
Moodv, Joe Campbell, Beulah ( aid
well, Hill Plott, Helen l'lott, John
Reeves,-' Betty Ferguson', Joe Calhoun,
Juanita Massev, Frederick Nichols.
Susie Tate, Helen Rogers and deoige
I I ii inn iiiiihIm i m hii iiiimiiiI
Work To Start Soon 0ns
Sewer Line To River
union Will Be
Held On Sunday
Plans Made For
Large Crowd On
Services Held In
Church At H-wood
New Building, Not Completed,
Will He I'sed Hv Congre
Engineers Coming To WorR Out
Final 1H-tails. Hoards Notify
WPA Of AeeepCatna-
County Agents Office Intimate
That 500 to tiOO Will Make
Farm Trip On Friday
Mi mix i s of the staff of the county
agdit olhce estimated that 50(1 to
Ci to would make the annual farm and
home tour tomorrow, start ing t nun !
lure at nine o'clock,' , I
Indications yesterday ' we're that a j
large iiuniiiei of business ineir of the j
county would make the tour aloiig.
with the farmer's and their wives. ;
The .program has been so a rranu'od I
as to in ovule stops at . farms W'hciv
di tinti).-! rat i.'iis of some of the inost
interestitig alai timely ''jirojects are
I he tour will start on Pigeon street,
and go to the farm of 1. Weaver
tathev, in Pigeon P.iver. Here corn
and beans will be seen. From there
the group-will sw ing over to the farm
of Clover J. Ala 1, for a study of
.showing '.of the use of triple plms-
Kegular services were held in the
new Presbyterian church at Hazel
wood for the first time on last Sun
day. There was good attendance at both
the morning and evening services. The
building is not completed but services
will bv held there hereafter and work
will continue on the building as funds
will permit. The auditorium windows
were installed last week. The twelve
side windows are of colored and stHin
ed glass and each bears a beautiful
scripture emblem. The three chan
ced windows are of stained glass and
each bears a medallion figure of
Jesus. The three medallions of Jesus
111 dethsemane, the good shepherd and
Jesus knocking at the door.
I he auditorium seats two hundred
people and the educational building
which is oj by (!) toot and two stories
high will accommodate a Sunday
school of JfiO.
1 he uostiurs floor is a fellowship
nail and has a Kitchen where suppi
will he served and social gatherings
will bo heiil. In niMitioil it will serve
as a voting peoples depa i Uncut .
Work on the building began nearly
, t hoi su l' evs
Engineers of the Harwraxf rrlr--
empiinv. ot Snartanburir. n OfitJ
Mayor J. H. Way yesterday thui they
would arrive in town at om:if u feslp
the two town boards work ii1 Vwal
'details of building a $T22,TKH? mrr
line from Hazelwood to l'ifniri' dJerer.
The boards of aldermen of Vuy
liesville and Ha.elwood, togrthur- w'tii
representatives of Lake Jiraivfusk,
met in joint session here Ux wrW
and decided to go ahead witli tft ffrr
lne, under the PWA terms.
Official notice was fnvtn PWA Hint
the towns would accept th- innney
offered. The government nfmrrny jk
making a direct grant of slight 3.v more
than $100,000 and a loan over per
iod of thirty years of 122,000:
The two boards went on reconf, Mti
decided that the interest nnti piincipa
of the $122,000 loan would ( .isr
by an additional lew on wnte.r rd.J,
and not put any tax tor tin- p?wjvf
It is estimated that the ratt" fliT
water will, be increased between kiv
nnd ten. cents per thousand xUons.
I here was some intimation that thf
amount might be less sinci' molt
water is being sold now tli.if" til Vir
I time the l ati' was, tirst ticurecf
said that work
N'ixt Sunday will mark the Mil ar.
nual meeting of the Cataloochee Re union
Association, at Palmer's Chapel.
A large crowd is expected to attend
according to Jarvis 1.. Palmer, presi
dent of the association. The program
will not be filled with long drawn out
Abel farm, the
hi Dull' tovynshi)
pbate, and fat
. Leaving t'u
will go : to li
Canton and Lake Jnnaluska
farm of Ciiy Chambers, for n
st ration of lime,
.The tour Will leave the Chambers'
I farm in time to reach the Hew Crab-
two years ago and has
intervals dining the intervening time.
1 he next step will be the installation
of t he heating system.
Editor Likes WNC
Miss Winifred dates, travel editor
of the hicago Daily News,, spent two
(lavs here tins week, taking in places
of interest, and gathering material
tin vi In en m a i .V fhr
Main Street Property
.Will lie Sold At Auction
The vacant business property on
the comer of Main and Millers streets
will be sold at auction here Friday at
10:30 according to C. S. Lee, of Ovio
da, F"la., owner. The sale will be
handled by Penny Brothers.
The property is known as the Rog
ers property, and faces eighty-five
feet on Main street, and is just across
the street from the Citizens Hank
speeches;, it was said, but would be
of interest,, and most .entertaining
Other otliceis of the ..association are:
Jarvis.-Caldwell, vice president, F'lora
Palmer, secretary, and Horace W oodv.
treasurer. Mr. Woody lives in Park
The advisory' board is composed of:
"L'ncle" KteVe Woody, chairman.
"Aunt' Mag ( aldwell, Maria Palmer,
dlenn Bennett, Hill . Palmer, Floyd
Woody, Mrs. Harlev Jirvson, Mr:-.
( love Sisk, Mark Hannah, Tommie
Caldwell, John Palmer, Palmer Welch.
F Kludge Caldwill, Mis V R Divi-,
F.ugene Sut ton.
i tree school in time for lunch which the
'will be served by the P. T. A. fri
Immediately after lunch, the only
formal program of the day will be
held: in the auditioium, at which time
J. F Criswell, farm management
specialist of Ktate College, will be
he inaker. He Will" be followed by
R. V (Iraehe.r, forest specialist, also
of State College. Miss Anna C.
Howe, district agent of home demon
stration work in this district, will
mak" the tour and will have a part
on the. program at the school.
After the program in the audito
riuma mare and colt shuw will be
department in. the newspapei
,s shown t he interest ing points
by ( has. I. Hay, Jr., as chairman ol :
the governor's hospitality conimittej
and .1. Dale Ktchlz, for the. Chamber:
She was impressed with t be sect ion, '
and showed a friendly . disposil ion. ho
eiitiie . area. .'This was her first j
Her department in the ni-wspaper
sponsors a club of 2:!,MI(I luenlliers,
Slii' reported that T.'l pi I 'cent of the
(dub .membership lake:- a .dun at least
once a yea i .
(iuilt Show WilF
He Staged Today
The annual iuilt: and barnfir-fTi Tf.
show, which is sponsored hv tftv tl-
inians ( lub will he held today in the
budding on Mam , Street foi it.vr r nr.
cuiied b Haiti's Departitiem' JS""rn-,
next i; to the Stovall F'ivc u."J Terr.
and will, he open to the pnfifii t"mn.
II in the- li i 1 1' i if i til, til '.I o'olorfi ill
,j the .'vr-ning.
! With the revival of int resr i' l iriff
ilewoik anil home cralts of tnv fl
few years-' the sliow has inci eas:,-,f m
atltiidance annually ir.ee
ex hibit ion---.
1 The conmnid
I I auei nreiits of
Mi s I" ,i
M. tjiarii.- Ml
Mi .1. I'. Idea-
h ' I .
in eliarg-rr '
the show today
James . k'
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Travel In Park
Of Ten PerCent
i Legion To loslalL
New Officers Kith
Voice &fj Ite People
To Open Aug. 29
,'M. H. Bowles, superintendent of the
W'aynesville township schools, an
nounced yesterday that the schools
would open on Monday, August 2!"th. j
The date of registrations and tne
assignment of teachers will be made
next week, Mr. Bowles said.
The teachers for the district have
all been elected, but the elementary
assignments have not been made.
KIUTOirs -NOTF: Todav marks the beginning of
nice of the People. Each week a timely question w ill he
the County, and their answers will be published without
week's question will deal with the sales tax.
i new feature-
asked citizens ol
Local Men Buy Twenty
Lots In Belle Meade
A block of twenty lots on Fairview.
Drive in Belle Meade were sold to
C. N. Allen, W. A. Bradley and L. N - (
Davis at the auction sale last FTida,:
which was conducted by Penny Broth
ers.' The new owners said that the piop
erty was bought as an investment.
The week before some forty lots ,
T?..lln Toorln nnrl inHica-I
S'ICI ill Dt-in; .
tions are that several buildings will
be starUd soon.
The remaining unsold lots are be
ing offered at private sale.
MISS RAY IN NEW ORK
Miss Frances Ray, ready-to-wear
buyer for C. E. Ray's Sons, is now
on the New York maiket making fall
Visitors to (jreat; Smoky Mountains
National Park during July, numbered
1 w.7 1 1 and I hey came in .hl.-illa ve
hicles. fJ lus is an increase ol 5 per
cent, over July, P.M7.
Visitors came from 17 stales, the
I- iMsir-iet oi woj'uiiiuia, .i lasKii-, eanai
one, Bahamas, three provinces ol
i anaua, Aincria, eniierm anil int nor.
iiid ( .u ha and Mexico, .with al per
cent, of thi' visitors being from other
than the states of 1 ennessee and
I North (.arolina. 'I he Smokeinonl, N.
(.., entrance registered (ill tier cent.
f the visitors from (ither than the
states of Tennessee and North Caro
lina,, and this entrance continues to
show greater gains over previous
periods than the other stations, dat
lmburg travel, 'decreased, over last
July, but it is anticipated that it also
will show a gam during August , as
the highway at that. entrance was
paved the latter part of July.
1 ravel year to date decreased 10
per cent over last .travel year through
Mriliiiril. Atlorm ti. II in- Tod- I'd?
North ( arolma should be i cpealed m , ,riir,7p".Repeal as far as "primary I Createst travel for any one dav in
toto. I realize that such i epeal would, :(!,ctl-onj, ar,, c.()ncf.,n(,(, and modifvlfhe history of the park was on Sunday,
in rare cases, depi lve some vn 'tkaiK, makp sn-jet,,,. as fa). as general July .'1, when 15,.'I17 -persons in -:,!M)7
pwple and people compelled to ' j joctions are concerned." I vehicles visited the park.
i ,:-.v --.:': "." :'"".-:
Will III I
t x' Xtv
lore ti xt I in 'niuv
elect ill othcir-s mr-
II hnt tin j"
think -the 1I3!) x'fMii
Ahxrutrr Jmllnf J.au
Li'tiylnl ii rr nln
i th Cn rnhnn
iiii iId villi tin
A- T- II nrd. II tnnrxrille .Attorney
"Abolish it. It is abused and violated
more than anv other law, with the
possible exception of the prohibition
7" Cicrn. II niiiiesrille Attorney
"I think the absentee ballot law of
commander ol th
nrght when newly
( It hi. i s eleeti d, and In la
('. ( . Walker, si com! lei -,
Roy Phillips; -third vice 'mm-r.;J
deorge kunze, adjutant.
.1. (i. 'Massie, service officer.
A. deorge, sergeant -at arms.
( . Brown., chaplain.
Davis, athletic ofhci i -.
Bradley, Americanism iifTicr
M. (1. Stowri, II mnrn rillr attorney
-"' keep it and purify it - if possible."
A. ('. II alkrr, rnttjrninn. farmer. ( rnl-
tree Ton nxh.ii ."Knock it higher than I
a kite. We don't need It." .. I
absent from the state of the exercise. of
"Cut I think that the political
n I flomni-ili-rutinn ..frlVlll'- I
"'.' "I'"V" ' ','; T Jof alxdishing absentee ballot, both in
lne out of its abuse so far outweighs! . . . . ..'
the good derived 'from it that its re
f . '. A th niKon,
II ( inesville, "Am
peal is unquestionably for
intei-cst of all concerned."
O li. Sheltnrt, W aynexville jxiKful em
vayee "The law should be repealed,
tf ;o tbo bir-p-est fraud in existence.
The law has served its purpose, and j o""for-
primary and general election, J he
reason for which the primary law was
enacted has long since served its pur
pose. It was originally planned to
serve the soldiers of the W orld War."
Set For The 21st
i .. ....
hnuld be retired, as there is no fur- 0UV completely.
ther use for it."
Johnnie Ferguson, dejiuly tar c.ol-
"I think it should be 'knocked
Hall, ovner TT ayneaville
"W ithout q-.iestion, repeal
.V. Theo. McCracken, W'aynesville
Merchant "I think the repeal of the
absentee ballot law should have first
The Moodv family reunion will be
held on Sunday, August the 21st, at
the home of Mrs. R. IL Plott, in the
Ivey Hill township.
Arthur Francis is president of the
group, and the following compose the
program committee: Mrs. Wayne
Battle, of Bryson City, Miss Gladys
Moody, of Sunburst, and Mrs. F'ran
cis Moody Alexander, of Durham.
All the members of the Moody fam
ily, descendants of Reuben Moody, are
urged to attend the reunion.
DRIY LS DItl'NK, LICKNSP: TAIiF.X
of Canton, Io( hi
because of drivjnf
to the stab' hiph-
1Ue UMJecMtel Refiati
H. M. HALL, Official Observer
Aug. Max. Mm. PYr:-.
4 84" f,2 Trsc-
5 H.'l " (: l n
r, 85 k(i2
7 84 ('..' d :
H 81 C.2 '
; 8i m
10 8:t iz it.'i
Mean maximum ... . ..
Mean minimum fiZA
Mean for the week .
High for week e?i.f
Low for week if
Above July normal 2.
Precipitation for week 0.72
Precipitation since Aug. 1 - . 1.12
Below August normal i-Jt
Precipitation for year
Deficiency for year l '"'i