The Waynesville Mountaineer
Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance oj The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, JULY 18, 1940
$1.50 In Advance In Haywood And Jackson Counties
35,OO(0 Approved For Electric L
edForOffice O pnl:rmpn
mi l XSS1K is slated to
... member of the town
ri.i.n.un. to fill the va-
,n, I.,!, Sum H. Jones
t;t a pi eminent mer
:h Massie Is
d To Fill
e un isoaru
Ininent Merchant Has
feed To Accept Place At
irhfs lioard Meeting
Drafted By Democrats
l untaineer learned from an
ttivt source late last night
I. Hugh Massie would De
tuniL'ht to fill the vacancy
town board of aldermen,
tfv. the untimely death of
V Sam H. Jones, who had
the community in this ca
for 12 years.
is also learned from the
liable source that Mr. Mas-
ienified his intention of
let of membership on the
iHt will have charge of tne
nd fire departments. .
In will also be taken to-
V tip hnnrl nn iha rfsiona-
Elmer Downs and Lloyd
members of the citv Douce
lent. The two resignations
fet to the board the first of
Phillips And Downs Tender
Resignations After Assault
Two members of the Waynesville
police force waived evidence n
charges of an assault at a hearing
yesterday, and were bound to the
November term oi superior couu
under heavy bond by Magistrate
C. B. Atkinson.
Both policemen, Elmer Down
and Lloyd Phillips, have tender
ed their resignations to the town
board of aldermen. lie Doaru
meets for a special meeting to
night, and this is one of several
matters scheduled to be taiten un
Tim t-arn nolie.emen were charged
with assaulting Hayes Alley about
midnight Saturday night, in Eaat
Waynesville. The cnarges grew
out of an attempt by the officers
to arrest Alley, it was said, who
reported that his cothes were torn
from him as he resisted, it was
alleged that Alley was also strut it.
Magistrate Atkinson sot a peace
bond of $1,000 and an appearance
bond of $500 for each of the de
fendants, which both made imme
diately. The witnesses at yesterday's
hearing were recognized for their
appearance in superior court in
M. G. Stamey represted Mr.
Alley at the hearing.
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Qaimed By Death
Farm Tour Left
Town With 108
Others Joined Party En
Route At Clyde And Canton
The second out-of-the-state farm
Utur from Haywood ixmnty neau
a kj Vip onuntv farm airent. J. C.
l.vnn and assistant aii"iHs Wayne
Corpening and J. C. Reitzcl, left
Waynesville Tuesday morning wivn
108 farmers and business men
traveling in 27 cars, the party be
ing joined at Clyde and Canton by
They were escorted to tne vir
ginal line by a North Carolina pat
nilmnn nd will be met by a mem
ber of the Virginia state highway
department at the line and be es-
corted on the remainder of the
Thu tin rtv will first visit Watauga
County, and take in 150 miles of
the Blue Kidge l'arkway. 1 ney
will cover several hundred miles
in the Shennandoah Valley. One .11 m M I,ro
day will be spent in Washington, vAiaerllUlIl J Olieb
I. C, where they win visit ine
major points of interest. A tour
will be through Kingnm s i'ncKing
hoittie- in Richmond, and stops will
be made at a numner or ocei aim
dairy ruttlo und workstink farms
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SAM 11 JONKS, for 1 years n
nieinlitM nf the town board ot al
dermen, tlu'il Hidiio.iily Sundiiy
iiKuiiinj.' of a litail iitlaek.
JO New Folders
he C. Of C.
libation is being made of
ppies of the new Chamber
merre f nldor whiK Ae-
4 in detail, scenic trips from
'iiie, giving mileage, ap
lie driving time, and com
rectiono Inr 4rtn .
'w v bll? V'la.
wo front covers of the 12-
I "er, is an eight by eleven
map of this section, sne-
Irepared for this folder
Rev. C. A. Francis
Called To Church
In Swathmore, Pa.
rirW Arthur Francis, of
Waynesville, son of Mr. and Mrs.
r r Francis, has recently been
called as the pastor of the Victoria
- . . r, 1 1 . T
Union churen, oi Bwauimoic, .
and has already begun his pastor
ate there. ; -
m. vr-a has recently com
i-o caormA vear at tne
Crozer Theological beiiuuwj, .
Chester, Pa., and will continue
it. v,a fan He is chair-
WOrK vnere i " .
man of the devotional committee of
the student council at tne
Lait last nijtht it was apparent that President
Roosevelt would be drafted by the Democratic Na
tional Convention in Chicago as the party's presi
dential nominee, after the chief executive, through
Senator Parkley on Tuesday nijrht, had dramatical
ly informed the convention that he had no "deMre
or purpose" to be renominated.
The platform was quickly adopted last nitfht
and efforts to insert amendments ruling out a
third term met with overwhelming opposition.
Senator Carfer Class, of Virginia, also nominat
ed James Farley for President.
Rotary Club Has
Gain 9 New Members For
Total Of 36. Seven Attend
Every Meeting Past Year
ti WavnPBville Rotary Club
He was ordained in Sept?;' ended their fiscal year with about
1938 in the Ratcliff Cove Baptist enaea -et eain ot
church here. Last s"6; j350 over the preceeding year,
doing field work for the Sunday ftf 9
School Board members, to bring the membership
lina Convention, he held a suppiy g
nastorate in the Winston-Sa em in v w member8 were not
the Motorsville Baptist -.churen, . ft single meeiting during
va urns instrumental in or- j-soH one
ired fnr th e fnrfor. wucjc us . . ., . thp vear. wniie wui u.,Dv .---
L; S-H- oanizine the plans for We construe- - -
r " u iinijui Lance is mwwu o. - - . v hiiilfline. I i
fwmpiete map. tion of a new church Jw,nS Those making 100 per cent at-
f, - ..v - which is now DCitig cuiiip-w , .. I. N. Llavis. A. Jr.
("'" ait inucn mure . u, " .. i Lcnua"v .
an last year, and are print- Mr. Francis graduated irom Ledbetter, Dr. J.
Confederate Marker Unveiled
W enamel paper. Wake Forest College in the class Hugh Massie, Jas. B. Neal, Charles
toners r fmm iko Tivnoea I nf 1938 and from the local nign ,j .t. M. Seawell.
,-Mxur.tainecr. ' school in 1934. I The club heard a report of the
International convention irom tneir
new president, J. U. crown, a
number of visitors were present
New Mill Cutting
Over 20,000 Feet
Of Timber Daily
on nnn fopt nf lumber a day
: - L.iti nut. hv the Grace Lumber
Mills, a new band mill, operating in
the Gulf section oi tne wuui,
Harry Lee Liner and his two eons,
Harry Lee Liner, Jr., ana jere
o ntViinr l ice iuu men are en
ounic"'.e - -
I gaged in the saw mill operations
of the hrm,
David Stentz Accepted
Knr Flvinp: Cadet in
United States Air Corps
David Stentz has returned from
where he recently
-nassed examinations for a nyiny
cadet in tne u. o. ah .vp. . f
Young Stentz is the son of Air.
and Mrs. J. Dale Stentz. e ws
j 5n h local schools and
at Brevard College, being a student
last year at the Javter.
He expect to be called into ser
vice in the near future.
1,500 Expected At
One Of Nation's Leading
Dance Orchestra JSeing
Brought Here By Enter-
prize Club I
Around 1.500 rjeoDle are expected
to attend the dance on Saturday
night at the Waynesville Armory,
when Duke Ellington, Harlem's
aristocrat of jazz, the sensation of
two continents and his famous 15
piece orchestra plays here.
The . Enterprise club, a non
profit social organization of twelve
young men, is sponsoring the event,
which will be the major entertain
martl of the summer season. Thir
ty-five business firms of the com
munity are underwriting the dance.
Four hundred placards, adver
tjoir, the Hancp have been placed in
all towns within a 125 mile radius
Extensive newspaper auverus
Kointr made of the event in
a number of papers within the 125-
:l nJ tia
tKi;.;tv 'will be eiven the affair
over WWN'C on Thursday, Friday
and Saturday on the following pro
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Local FFA Boys
p..ir,.H,-ntat.ives of the Smoky
MounUins National Park chapter j
Future Farmer oi America
Tuesday morning ' lo VJUlelgh,"
where they will attend the annua!
convention of Future Farmers of
the state. They were accompanied
by J. C, Brown, teacher of voca
tional agriculture in the high
The local chapter has been noti
fied that is was selected as tne
outstanding chapter in the moun
i.in ,liulrict.. Durinc the confer
ence the state winner will be an-
ounced, as the district winner the
local chapter will be in competition
with the other four districts in the
state. Winners in the various
contests, will also be announced at
the annual state banquet which win
1, held tonitrht.
James Francis and Elmer Hen--drix,
local members have been re
commended by the local officials to
receive the America Farmer degree
and if acceptable to the mate au
thorities theBe boys will be voted
on for this degree at the conven
tion. I TK following members of the
local chanter have been elcoted to
the degree of State Farmer: Oscar
Howell, : Sam A rrtngton, Marion
Norman and Edgar Norman. If
they are approved by the state con
vention, these degrees will be con
ferred at the meeiting.
Of Heart Attack
Largely Attended Funeral
Services"" Held Tuesday At
'1 ivsdnv afternoon
577 Families To
Project It I a- The Cruso
Mutual Eleci.it Company
The Cruso Mutual Electric Com
pany has been notified that an allot
ment of $135,000 has been mada
Vi. Kurnl Electrification Ad
ministration for the extension of
their lines into other sections of
The amount atloted to the Cruo
fomputiy is part of the $1,87'J,000
which was recently alloted for rural
elect rilicutwm in S stales. ()ne other
project in North Carolina was allot
iliis lime, the Cornelius Mu
tual Corporation of ' Mecklenburg,
being granted J20;!,000.
The t'ruso Mutual Electric Com
pany plans to extend its lines now
covering I4 miles to an additional
HO miles in various townships of
the county, t serve. a total of .r77
w-L. liii lieimn on this extension
by the county agents and. officials
of the company lust October ami a
continued effort has been put forth
to compk'W the work
The next step is for the engin
eering coinpnny to let bids for tho
actual 'construction- of the lines.
Since the project was approved
sometime ugo'and a surveying crew
has already set out ubout 75 !ulo
of the line, work Can progress at
A rocent rnlinir of the REA says
that "before i tap -line is construct-..
wi re held on
ut theMrst .)" V , " r ' ' . .u..
i.st Church at 2:110 oVIock .
n. llenrv Jones. 4(i. World I"'"'"' c...u....
' V .,., ..nl.r ,f the i wiring agreement mus, u . ..
town' boa rd of aldermen, who died t vt
d." This means that each person
suddenly on Sunday morning
around 7 o'clock from a heart at
tack at his home on the Balsn.w
Road. The Rev. J. 0. Huggin, Jr.,
pastor of the church und the Kev.
j. S. Hopkins, pastor of the Baptist
Church, olliciaterl. Burial was in
Active pallbearers were: Henry
m.....;v ,.f Ah,.ville. John W. Boyd,
M. C; Stamey, Paul Walker, Clyde ccotricil hn8 becn taken.
Mrltorie . of Waynesville, and Hay , .
rarsons.of East La I'ofte. j
llonoiaiv pallbearers were tne
ofliiial staff of the town, Mayor J.
Way, Jr., and Aldermen T. L.
Hramli'tt, and L. M. Killian; liotx-rt
Clarke, superinU'ndent of water
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who wishes electricity must Bign an
agreement stating that plans navo
been r ide to wire their house or
When such an agreement is sign
et, collections will begin the day
the lines are energized. This is
necessary in view of the fact that
on many systems considerable am
ounts have been expended on con
st ruction of lines to houses and no
Three Canton Men Have
Their License Revoked
Among the drivers license re
voked this past week, include:
Clyde Miller, of Canton, convicted
of driving drunic; unpen w ise,
Canton, convicted of aiding and
in Hrivintr drunk: and
Henry McDowell, Canton, driving
drunk. All were convicted in van
ton police court.
SAFETY MAN HERE
Keith Saunders of the safety di
vision of the Highway Department,
o visitor in Waynesville yes-
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Dairy Grades Are
The district health department
It it u unnouneed crades this Week
on Haywood County dairies for a
ix months period, beginning on
July the 18th.
These dairies conform to tne
requirements of the United-stales
I'ublir Health Service Milk Urdi-
tinnii for the sanitary production
and handling of fluid milk.
Consumers are urged to purcnase
milk on the basis of grades and to
look for the grade on the bottle
The retail milk grades are as
follows: those given grade A for
raw milk include, J. E. Henderson,
J. F. Mann, H. A. Osborne, M. It.
Silver, and W. J. Smathers, all of
Canton, and C. B. Ferguson, Dell
wood. The Pet Dairy Products
Company, Waynesville, was given
a grade A, for pasteurized mil
To Ooen New Store
At Lake Junaluska On Saturday
nn the courthouse grounds commemorating the Confede-
of Haywood County, which was unveiled here on rriaay
"nil nnnvnnn . - Thn oforr nn m liic
; J-Ttiy by the Haywood Chapter of tne va"K""
!racy and the Haywood County Board of Commissioners. M
rsh, of Asheville, state president of the N. C. Division of tl
presiHpi iut vr tit ;jt nf th: local chapw
o.ucu. jyirs, im. w. uarrett, presiaenv "j,
e marker, which was accented bv Grover C. Davis on be-
c?unt-- Col. J. Hardin Howell made the principal address.
;". from left to right, Catherine Martin, (who with Hasel-
r'-t on tvt . . i -nrmiam W. StnfiC-
irom left to right, Catherine Martin, vwuo
-ion extreme right unveiled the marker), William W. Stnng
'Lee Alley, and Joseph Way, III, Flag bearers. Music was
or the occasion by the High School Band.
Saturday will mark the open-
t .i Mi. unci modern store
mcr oi i of ...
of Junaltfska Supply Company, with
9,000 square feet ot noor Bp,
windows on tnree
nletelV a r conditions u..s..
" workmen were busy this week
nutting the finishing touches on the
90 bvl00 foot building, while clerks
yU ."kino- crate after crate
The store laces -u..----.
and has four large entrances with
fwo display windows at each door.
The exterior of the building
marked concrete, while the interior
modern lighting fixtures and a be
autifully patterned ceding
For the opening on Saturday,
ir ...i.. f:iils to siirn this wiring
agreement- it does not mean that
he. Will he denied the possibility of
having electricity, but it dues mean
that he will not have the service
l once It will be necessary that,
all lines be completed, then upon
reipiest tho line will be constructed
to the dwellings of subscribers.
In order that this new ruling
might be explained, a series of
meetings have boon called by the
county farm agents, and the offi
cials of the Cruso Mutual Com
pany. AH prospective users of
electricity on the proposed lines
should attend one of these meetings.
' The schedule as outlined by J.
C Lynn, is as follows beginning
Ion Monday night of next week:
Monday night 7:30, Clyde School ;
It.,Jo -niwht at 7:30. Crabtreo
School; Wednesday night at 7:30,
Fines Creeke; Thursday night at
7-, 10, Rock Hill School ; Friday
night at 7:30, Iron Duff School.
The Toggery's annual summer
clearance starts Friday morning,
according to an announcement in
Hugh Massie, owner, said that
drastic reductions had been made
in every department of the store
Confederate Veteran At Marker
?,..-, T iner: owner, is staging an
H..IIJ ''--T- ... ,
"opening sale," in wnicn ne pom"
the' entire stock of new goods is
rfown at new low price levels
In the market department, two
large electric refrigerated coolers
afford ample room for storage of
. hile refrigerated display
counters make it easy for customers
to make their selections.
Special refrigerated Vegetable
and fruit display counters are fea
tured in the grocerty department.
These keep the produce fresh and
The back of the store will be de
voted to paints and hardware.
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j M Wood. 96. Confederate Veteran, of Wajnesville,
preintl Frida'y for the unveiling of the memorial commera , ng the
Veteran of the "three companies from Haywood County lfwJ
I one of the three remaining veterans in this county David L. Math.
of Clyde was not able to be present, and the other. Captain Alden
Howeil, 95, reside in U Angeles, Calif., with his daughter.