Published In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance oj The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
W AYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 1940
$1.50 In Advance In Haywood And Jackson Counties
eeks In Camp
L unit Of National
Q Going To Mississippi
J Louisiana For Camp
ltv.sht men aim
E, H. 120th Infantry,
1,1 Guards, will entrain here
P , i .nV'a annna
Fl: in Mississippi, Louis-
L probably Texas.
1. .n-wial coaches will carry
fn and equipment from here
L Shelbv. Miss. They will
" " -I. A
tj)re one ween., - w;
Sabine Valley, La., for the
week, and possibly the
or on to a camp in
wal company win pe in
a wees wus
Beef Cattle Association Officers
to get back to
officers are Captain Geo.
lott, First Lieutenant, Paul
and Second lieutenant,
f . Plott.
JARVIS L. PALMER
(rait Of Dr.
. Abel Will Be
recently acquired painted
it of the late Dr. J. F. Abel,
ic unveiled Monday night at
o'clock, in an open meeting
f. Hosaflook, grand master
Waynesville Lodge will be
ifge of the program, and will
uce J. H. Howell, who will
of Dr. Abel as a Mason. W.
Irdin will talk on Dr. Abel
citizen, and Dr. J. E. Mc-
en will address the audience
. Abel as a doctor.
0, T. Alexander will read a
Abel wan for 6 years master
Smeiville tiodge No, 259. Ha
iij priest tif Wajvill
ler No. 69 Royal Arch Ma-
rilustrous master of Doric
W No. 20 Royal and Select
pi, nd Emmenent Command-
Waynesville No. 81 Knights
far; District Deputy Grand)
f of toe 41st Masonic Dis-
23 degree Mason and
f master of Pigeon River
No. 386 A. F. & A. M. ..:
.was admitted to the Waynes-
on .November 5, 1901.
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W. A. MED FORD, Jr.
Reunion Will JJe
Held August 11th
1,044 Attended Last Year;
More Expected At Palmer's
Chapel Next Sunday Week
A ' 4
These men were recently elected
to head the Haywood County Hwf
Cattle Association. Mr. Palmer is
from Jonathan ( reek, Mr. Francis
and Mr. Med ford are from Way
nesville Township. Each of them
are recognized as good cattle men
and are interested in the promotion
of beef cattle in the county.
The recent meeting of the Assu
c at-.on was held in the Court House.
Town To Change
Name Of Street
Depot Street Not Appro
priate Name For Street
That Leads Into Park,
The town board of aldermen, at
their next regular meeting, will
be presented with a petition bear
ing the names of many business
and civic leaders of the community,
to change the name of Depot
Street to something in keeping
with the Park, Parkway or Soco
The petition pointed out lhat
"Depot Street" was no longer
fitting for the name of the street.
The petition stated further, that
streets known as "depot street
are usually thought of as dingy
Five suggestions were made in
the petition, with the explanation
that one of the suggestions., or ono
similar be selected by the alder
men. The suggested names were
Great Smoky Way.
Great Smoky Road.
Soco Gap Road.
Soco Gap Pike.
6-Year-Old Girl Killed As She
Leans From School Bus Window
Local F.F.A. Boys Made Good
it 1 'JL-
Who Said It Was Hot In July
J u lij Tern peratures Below Norma I
The 11th annual Cataloochee re
union will be held at Palmers
Chapel, beginning at ten o'clock
Sunday, August 11th.
Plans are being made to have an
even larger attendance than last
year, which was 1,044.
Several brief talks will be made,
but no long speeches, it was an
i nouneed. The usual custom of giv
I ing prizes will be followed again
The high spot of the day will
lho niVnie dinner which will -be
IroximatBljr 10s ti,'the picnic dinner
Jast Sunday at the home of 8erved at the noon hour
b. Campbell for the ninth
pe, Newton. Maiden. New Cnnncnx i T AOcf
Campbell reunion. Out- of- Ttxinvt Chi Tfk
m Murphy, VU""J xv
imembers came from
fk FerSuson, Jr., made a' 4 NftfpH SnPflkprS
back to," r "
tracme the family
original hnmola-n v 1
- - "v., miq fe .
fwish hills. He pointed1
Ja' they have ever stood for j
and as Americans are'
carry forward their ideals.
" 'Wng music by Jack Cam
fAsheville, the family unan-
elecetd the present offi
Jarvis Campbell, presi
issie Boyd, secretary, Lou-
J For Taxes
I tut collectors jn Haywood
, twin county and towns,
f 7 Preparing a list for
nd advertising, of "all
g Mt 1939 toe.
ill be published next
for Inn o
flr, J vviiocuiyvc
.TP hmn.- 111 . ,
i ., .y win men
toW Monday in
j11 Blaze At Cannery
Si Slight Damage
lt damage was done to
oom oi fthe cannery at
tth7. -v day afternoon,
I fire "g near the "tack
H We Was quickly extin-
of Welfare at Rldire-
, i e week-end.
Outstanding Speakers Would
Appear Here For Public
Addresses For The Club
The Rotary Club voted Friday
to bring at least four, and proba
bly more noted speakers to the
community during the coming
year for public appearances.
The recommendation was made
to the club and directors by Pres
ident J. C. Brown, after his at
tendance at the dfstrict assem
bly. Mr, Brown said yesterday that
he had a number of qualified
speakers in mind, and had written
them asking for tentative dates.
T. M. Seawell was in charge of
the program last Friday. There
were 57 members, guests and
visiting Rotarians present
Haywood 4-H Club
The following 4-H club members
attended 4-H short course in Kai'
eigh during the week of July 22
6 Township Farm
Tours To Begin
Score Cards Will lie Kept
Of The Different Farms,
For County-Wide Choice
,Tb annual township tours of
de mstrJtion farms in the county
will start Monday, August o. in
following program has been work
ed out from August 5-August 9:
Ivy Hill Township: Monday, Au
gust 6, at 8:30 a. m., starting at
C. A. Campbell's farm.
White Oak Township: Monday,
August 5, at 1:30 p. m., starting at
Kennedy Messer's farm.
Beaverdam Township: Tuesday,
August 6, at 8:30 a. m., starting at
J. B. Hipps' farm.
Crabtree Township, Wednesday:
August 7, at 8:30 a. m,, starting
at John F. Rogers' farm.
Jonathan Creek: Thursday, Au
gust 8, at 8:30 a. m., starting at
Jarvis L. Palmer's farm.
Waynesville Township: Friday,
August 9, at 8:30 a. m., starting at
Robert V. Welch's farm.
As each farm js visited, a score
card will be filled out to determine
the outstanding demonstration
farm in each township. When all
the townships have been visited,
the most outstanding demonstra
tion farmer in the county will be Ahnvo julv normal
determined by the community and Maxjmum barometer
county committeemen visiting the Minimum barometer
farm judged to be the most out
standing in each township. Each
demonstration farmer or his rep
resentative must be present on the
entire tour if he expects his farm
to be visited.
Pleasant weather we're having.
In fact, it is even more pleasant
than normal, according to the offi
cial weather . observer, Harry M.
Hall, yesterday, when he completed
the month's records and found that
for July, the temperature in Way
nesville was 1.3 degrees below nor
Last year the mean maximum
for July was 81.6 degrees; for this
year it was 79.4 degrees.
The highest temperature last
July was 89, while; the mercury
reached wr tW? July. '. .
Last year's mean 24-hour tem
perature was 69.8 legreea. This
year's mean has been 69.6 de
grees, which is 1.3 degrees below
our July normal temperature.
Waynesville is 3.87 inches short
in rainfall although 5.74 inches fell
during July, which was 1.29 inches
The complete official report for
the week, and summary for the
month of July, is as follows:
July Mav Min 7:00 a. m. Prec
24 83 64 67
25 85 63 78
26 89 63 75
27 88 66 75
28 90 63 74
29 89 59 77
1 30 77 66 68
Mean minimum .
Mean for week ..
High for week .,;
Low for week .....
Mean 7:00 p. m.
Mrs. Henry Brown
Passes After A
Funeral services were held Wed
nesday morning for Mrs. Emma
Yates Brown, 70, of the Iron Duff
section, who passed away Monday
night following a short illness.
Services were conducted at the
home by Rev. A. W. Rollins, of
Hickory, assisted by Rev. W. N.
Nease, of Crabtree, and Rev. C.
D. Brown, of Lake Junaluska. In
terment was in the Maple Grovs
Surviving are her husband.
Henry , a son, Oral L. Yates, one
daughter, one brother, John Queen,
and two sisters, Mrs. Rebecca mav&f
Bradshaw, of Waynesville, and
Mrs. M. M. Ray, of Clyde.
Pallbearers were her nephews:
John M. Queen, John McClure, Ed
Barometric mean ..6UMI
Mean relative humidity ...70
Precipitation, for Week , ...,:0.61"
PrecipiUtion for July ..............5.74
Above July normal ............-..1.29"
Precipitation since Jan. 1st -25,20"
Deficiency for year -- 3.87"
Mrs N. L. Long and children,
of Old Hickory, Tenn., are visiting
her mother.Mrs. W. L. Hardin, for
five weeks. Mr. Long will join
her in three weeks for a two
week's visit. : .,
Claimed By Death
MarkHipps, Canton club; Robert' Ray, Marvin DoUon, Frank Brad-
Hipps, Canton club; Way Abel,
Canton club: N. C. James, Jr.,
Fines Creek club; Jessie Hipps,
Canton club; Christine .Rogers,
Crabtree club; Marjorie Carswell,
Canton club; Blanche Cody, Bethel
club; Lura Mae Green, Fines Creek
club; Ruth Green, Fines Creek club.
Mr. Joe Helmick, of Newpart
News, -was the guest of his parents
during the week-end.
shaw. and Sam Queen, flower
girls were her grand-nieces.
Misses Elizabeth and Martha
McCracken, with their cousins, Misg
Sarah Long, of Lake Junaluska,
Miss Mary Francis Kirkpatrick,
and Tom Kirkpatrick, of Canton,
spent several days at Savannah
Beach. During the trip they visited
Mrs. Carl Hagan, the former Miss
Mildred McCracken, of Waynesville.
W-)" .:.! S' -
. MRS EMMA YATES BROWN,
70, was buried Wednesday at Maple
Grove. She died Monday, follow
ing a short illness.
This group of Waynesville V. F. A. boys, nccompanied by their
instructor.,!. C. Brown, recently ut tended the state meeting in Raleigh.
Klnior Hendrix, center, won n trip to the National convention in Kansas
City, Shown, left to right are: Marion Norniun, James Francis, Klmer
Hendrix. Oscar Howell ami Sam Arringtoiv.
Annual Farm Tour
Will Be Held On
Friday, Aug. 23
The annual Haywood County
farm tour will be held Friday,
August 23. Plans are being
started to make this the best
farm and home tour that has
ever been held in the county.
Annual Flower r
Show Will Be
Staged On 22nd
Extensive Prize List Iking
Arranged ; Weather Condi
tions Favorable For A
The annual flower show which is
sponsored' by the Garden Division
of the Waynesville Woman's Club
will be held Thursday, August
22nd, in the community center.
The committee in charge of ar
rangements consists of Mrs. Frank
Ferguson, head of the American
Home department which includes
the garden division; Mrs. Felix
Stovall, president of the Woman's
Club; Mrs. M. G. Stamey, chair
man; Mrs. Caroline Alsteatter,
Mrs. Graden Freguson, and Mrs.
G. W. Colkitt.
Each year this show attracts the
attention of many flower lovers
from all parts of the country. The
lahlia nf Waynesville and vicinity
have long been famous and are ! In carrying out his program this
especially attractive to tourists
Elmer Hendrix Is
Winner Of Trip
To Kansas City
Lociil F.F.A. Iloy Wins
Award For Reing District
Winner Of Supervised
(Another story on pag 8)
.Elmer Hendrix, a member of the
Smoky Mountains National Park
chapter of Future Farmers of
America has been awarded a trip
to Kansas City to attend the Na
tional convention of Future Farm
ers which meets in October. The
announcement of the award was
mad by Roy II. Thomas, state su
pervisor of agricultural education,
at the annual State Future Farm
ers banquet held in Raleigh recent
ly in connection with the state
convention of the orgaization.
Young Hendrix was presented
the award by reason of being de
clared the district winner in the
supervised practice contest, spon
sored by the Chilean Nitrate of
SiMla education bureau. Elmer's
project program for the past year
Corn 12 acres; soil improvement
crop 6 acres; hogs for meat 6;
beef cattle 2; sow and litter 1; pas
ture 5 acres; dairy cows 2; soy
beans 3 acres; Irish potatoes 1
acre; truck crops V4 acre; apple
trees 50; spinach ft acre; straw-j
berries '4 acre.
Elmer's total labor income from
the above projects was-f 969.19.
Camper From Asheville,
W?as Granddaughter Of Mr.
And Mrs. Lou Pollock
MAXINE MICHALOVE DIED
SOON AFTER ACCIDENT
A little six-year-old girl camp
er, leaned from the window of a
moving school bus yesterday morn
ing to tell two departing fellow
campers goodbye, and had her
head crushed between the bus win
dow and a telephone pole. Sho
died in the Haywood County Hos
pital about an hour and a half
after the accident, without regain
The victim, Maxine Miehnlove, a
camper of St. Genevieve of the
Pines Camp, near Asheville, was a
granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Lou Pollock, of Asheville.
Maxine was one of about 30
from the camp on a bus said o
have been owned by the Catholic
institution, en route to Cherokco
for an all-day outing. The bus
had stopped near the Presbyterian)
church on Main street, according to
officers, to let two campers off to
spend the day with their parents,
who are vacationing here.
Officers said that the bus was
closer to the pole than the driver,
E. P. Plamandon, of Asheville, had
thought. Officers from the police
and sheriff's departments termed
l(ie accident as unavoidable after
their investigation. No charges
were brought against the driver.
After the injured child had been
rushed to the hospital, the other
campers continued on to Cherokee,
They returned through Waynes
ville about four o'clock in the af
ternoon, and were then informed
of Maxine'a passing.
Relatives in Asheville rushed
here with a doctor and a nurse,
arriving just a few minutes be
fore the child died, 11
""Tfie girl's home was in Harrli
burg, Va., and she Was spending1
the summer with her grandparents
from other regions where this
flower is .not grown in such pro
fusion as it is jn this section.
"In addition to being ah educa
tional and entertaining feature
which is looked forward to with
keen anticipation each year, the
show has a two fold purpose: to
encourage the growing of fine va
rieties of flowers by amateur gard
eners and to encourage the artis
tic arrangement of flowers for
home decoration," a member of the
committee said. ' . v
The prize list this year js more
extensive than previously and
weather conditions have been so
favorable as to give promise of
one of the best Shows ever he)3
here. For complete prize list see
next week's issue of this newspa
per and for further information,
telephone any member of the committee.
Future Farmer managed and op
erated the home farm of 37 acres.
He also took part in public speak
ing and other contests sponsored
by the state department of edu
cation, having won the federation
speaking contest and the chapter
Star Farmer award. He is also
a member of the high school band.
Elmer is the son of Mr. and Mrs,
Swan Hendrix, of Allen's Creek.
He is the seventh member of the
local chapter to make the trip to
Kansas City in the past four years.
Band Is Taking
A Week Holiday
The Waynesville Township band
is having a vacation this week af
ter approximately ten week of con
tinuous rehearsal. The band has
had daily practice every morning
since May the 13th. They have
rehearsed one hundred forty-six
During this time, the band has
made twelve public appearances
wearing their uniforms to eleven
of these concerts.
After a week of vacation, prac
tice will be resumed on Monday,
The following representatives at
tended the Farmers' convention at
Raleigh from July 29 until August
J. C. Lynn, county agent; L. W.
Messer, chief clerk at county
agent's office; T. C. Davis and C.
R. Liner, county committeeman;
Sam Ferguson, Fines Creek; Ken
Burnett, East Fork; Walter
Wright, White Oak; J. B. Best,
Crabtree; Roy B. Medford, Iron
Local Hotels To
Evening Of Readings And
Music Will He Given At
Hotel Gordon Sunday
Four hotels are going in together
to have an entertainment as a com
pliment to their guests, on Sunday
evening at the Gordon. Tho hotels
are the Gordon, LeFaine, Parkway
and Hotel Waynesville.
This will be in the form of a
recital of readings and music. Myr
tle Moss Rodetihouser, humorist
and artistic entertainer, will give
monologues and pianologues ac
companied by Phoebe Preston.
She gave readings at ladies night
of the Lion Club and kept the au
dience in laughter with her vivac
ity and truthfulness of expression.
She is from Emerson College of
Expression, of Boston.
Van Preston, lyric tenor, will
give both classical and popular
music. He will also be accompa
nied by Mrs. Preston.
Theatre Tickets ,
Now 30 Cents; To
Take Care Of Tax
Adult theatre tickets, effective to
day at the Park, will be thirty
cents, according to J. E. Maggie,
manager, while explaining the new
defense tax of three cents, plus the
state tax of one cent, and the es
tablished admission price of 26
"So that our nation may for
ever hoJd itu rightful place in
the world respect, we ask your
sincere co-operation," Mr. Massie
stated, in explaining that the de
partment of revenue frowns upon
any practice that might reduce
admission prices so that the na
tional defense tax may be either
avoided or reduced.
Many patrons complained of hav
ing to handle the extra pennies,
LIU. . . .
C. S. Rollins, Pigeon; W. Sami1?! national defense tax was
Robinson. Beaverdam; J. E. Bur
nett, Cecil; Hulan Gibson, Ivy Hill;
Jess W. Green, Clyde; John How
ell, Jonathan Creek, and T. W.
Cathey, state committeeman.
Mr. Fred Crawford, of Atlanta, is
spending two weeks with his moth
er, Mrs. W. T. Crawford.
added several weeks ago. No
changes have been made in the
price of children's tickets. They
remain at ten cents.
Mrs. Ray Burgin spent the week
end with Mr. Burgin in Newport
News, where he has accepted a position.