Page 16 THE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER THURSDAY, AUGlST I Ferguson Scores Mark Of Service With Trade Body North Carolinian, Near End Of 15th Year, Approved For Another Term. L by PORTE McKEEVER Washington. National defense has a firm grip on the public's at tention, but the job of protecting: the consumers of the nation from unfair and injurious trade prac tices goes on as relentlessly and as importantly as ever before. North Carolinians, therefore, should turn aside from war and de- fense for a moment and proudly note the achievements of a native son who this week passed a signi ficant milestone in a distinguished career as a member of the Federal Trade Commission. The Senate last week approved speedily and unquestioningly Pres ident Roosevelt's reappointment of Garland S. Ferguson, Jr., of Way nesville and Greensboro, to a seven year term as a member of the Fed eral Trade Commission. This re appointment gives the North Car olinian the distinction of having" served on the Federal Trade Com mission longer than any other mem ber since the founding of this or ganization in 1915. Started In 1927 ' It was on November 12, 1927, that President Coolidge asked the tall, easy-going but hard-hitting Greens boro lawyer to fill out the term of a Democratic commissioner which was to. end on September 25, 1934. "Dick" Ferguson not only accepted but he has been a guiding force in the work of the commission ever since. On January 10, 1935, Presi dent Roosevelt reappointed him to a second term, and although this term is not scheduled to expire un til September 25 of this year, the Chief Executive, in an unusual ges ture of confidence and approbation, has asted well in advance of this date to give him still another term. He thus becomes the first Federal Trade Commissioner ever to re ceive three appointments. Three times he has served as chairman of the Commission in 1930, 1934, and in 1938. It was during this latest term as chair man that "Dick" Ferguson direct ed the establishment of his organi zation in its new, impressive build ing, construction of which mark ed the agency's "coming of age". This building, forming the apex of the great Federal Triangle, now is one of the National Capital's THE OLD HOME TOWN By STANLEY Eat Kraft Cheese Eat Kraft 4 i Pasteurized Delicious Fresh E(raft Cheese 1-Pound boxed package Pv $11 40 5-Pound boxed package ...... Jt, The Food Store i Phone 36 Main Street Kraft Cheese- -Eat Kraft Cheese- -Eat Kraft scram;: srrs ss$ vSiS&?r$sr srr vcaht have awth) 5J Ty JST ACT FQ 1MB KEW BCClO, 6r'f iJj?SL I ? VrnTHEiwraAMOos "THK "1 : ' Wr PAMTKV-.AMP-TMJS POtiMV -fOK, ( I KNOW TV0 MIC XTAWVSP f 1 1 f"&3 outstanding landmarks. The Remarkable Fergusons.. But "Dick" Ferguson will never give any indication that he regards his achievements as anything un usual or remarkable. The Fergu sons are supposed to make their mark in the world. And a good many of them have come out of the mountains of Haywood county to do just that. His father was the late Judge Garland S. Ferguson of the Super ior Court of North Carolina. His cousin, Brig. Gen. Harley B. Fer guson, is generally regarded as one of the greatest engineers the country has produced, and is cer tainly in the forefront of all the expert engineers to come out of the army. He is given sole credit for originating and executing the vast flood-control works along the Mississippi that has saved count less lives and millions of dollars in preventing and curtailing the annual devastation from Missis sippi floods. Still another cousin is Homer C. Ferguson, president of .the Newport News Shipbuild ing and Dry Dock Company, which is now playing such a key role in the defense program and in the gi gantic effort to build a "bridge of ships" to Britain. "Dick" Ferguson started life at Waynesville on May 30, 1878. He attended the U. S. Naval Acad- "the best part OE THE MEAL JFG COFFEE Ce"tr .... 23 SANTO , , . COFFEE 2 .-31 SALAD DRESSING 23 PEANUT BUTTER 3.5 JFG Special Cotfee The ft p Best Part Of The MeaT fj : The FOOD STORE Phone 3G T Alain Street emy at Annapolis and later studied law at the University of North Carolina, graduating in 1900. Two years ago, his alma mater honored him with a degree of LL. D. . From Chapel Hill he returned to Waynesville to hang out his shingle and begin the practice of law. But two years later he switched to Greensboro, where he remained until 1918. From 1908 to 1918 he acted as referee in bankruptcy for the U. S. District Court of the western district of North Carolina and also as spe cial counsel to the Southern Rail way. -.' .' Ferguson first came to Washing ton in 1918 as assistant general counsel for the Newport News Shipbuilding Company, and repre sented the company here for more than three years, after which he returned to Greensboro to resume his law practice there. He was in Greensboro when President Coolidge asked him in 1927 to take the post on the Federal Trade Commission. Most Active Member. Outwardly, he is slow-moving, easy-going and jovial; but he has the uncanny faculty of "getting the job done" quickly and without ap parent effort. His colleagues on the commission concede that he is perhaps their most active member. His dockets are always up to date and in order. He is probably the best cross examiner the commis sion has. He never says much during a hearing, but when he does talk it is penetrating and to the point. He has been known more than once to quietly rip a witness and a case to shreds with out even losing his placid demeanor. The Federal Trade Commission function as a unit, and it is often difficult to trace down the duties and accomplishments of any one of the five commissioners. But they all recognized the great contribu tions made by the North Carolinian in the realization of the commis- ion's aims preventing unfair methods of competition and track ing down the violators of good business practices. During all his 14 years on the commission he has never been known to take more than a two-week's vacation. Durine the years, the commis sion has become increasingly im portant as a f act-findinar agency for Congress, in addition to its other duties. As an integral part of the Temporary National Eco- has just helped complete a two- year searching analysis of the na NOTICE OF SALE NORTH CAROLINA, HAYWOOD COUNTY. Haywood County, .."vs. Sara S. Sloan and James Andrew Sloan. Under and hv virn nf th mw. er of sale contained in a judgment of the Superior Court in the above entitled action, the undersigned commissioner oi the Court, will on the 18th day of August, 1941, at the Court Hniin rtnnp in th Town of Waynesville, Haywood uounty, jm. C, at 11 o'clock A. M. offere for sale at public out cry to the highest bidder for cash the following described land, lying and beilUT in Havwood (loiintv North Carolina, and being on Main Street in tne Town oi Waynesville, ad iotninsr th Stnra hniMino nf M Theo. McCracken and bounded as follows: Beirinninar at a noint in the Easterly Margin of Main Street, wnicn point is the Southwesterly corner of the building now occu pied by MoCracken Clothing Co mpany and runs with the line of the wall of said building South 69 East 110 feet to a state in Chester Walker's line: thence with Wllr.r. line South 21 West 33 feet to an iron stake. Walker's corner; thence North 68 W. 110.2 feet to the mar gin oi Main Street; thene with th margin of said Main Street 31 feet to tne Deginning. Containing 3620 square feet And being the same land that Gurney P. Hood Commis sioner Of Banks sold tn Hranvwl County and Sara S. Sloan and James Andrew Sloan as recorded in Book 90, page 169, record of deeds lor Haywood County, N. C. This the 16th day of July, 194L G ROVER C DAVIS. tion's economic structure which will be a guidepost for years to come. Out of its investigations, from 1917 to 1919, of the meat packers, came the packers and stockyards ct and the breaking up of the 'packers' trust". There was also the commission's seven-year inves tigation of the public utilities from 1928 to 1935, which resulted in the Securities and Exchange Commis sion Act and the holding company law. An investigation of chain store practices brought about pas sage of the Robinson-Patman "loss leader" act Its studies of adver tising practices helped secure en actment of the Wheeler-Lea bill giving the commission power to act against false and misleading advertising. No story of "Dick" Ferguson and his work on the Federal Trade Commission would be complete without mention of Miss Sally A, Rhinehart Named Head Of Canton Ambulance Group x Herman Rhinehart, of Canton, vice president of the reunion as sociation of the 118th Ambulance company which saw service in World War No. 1, was elected pres ident of the association Friday fol lowing the opening of the 12th an nual reunion at Camp Hope, 12 Turner, the commissioner's secre tary and the commission's "right hand man." A native of Greens boro, she is well-known both in North Carolina and Washington. Before joining Commissioner Fer guson she served for several years on the official staff of the late Senator Lee S. Overman. miles south nf f. ;Mr. Rhine-han ft the Cantnn B earn: Havwrwvi .,. Ployeofthe pany here. wTS Ln? N dent, succeeding Mr.M , Ernest Pressley, 0f rTi elected t. ,' 01 CtJ was elected seem,,!; 4 year. 101 H Attending u. -"ttvg, i The opening day's 5f0ft eluded a n mi; '"T" and danrinv in il. ' - - o " me evenm. ducted by wna Canton -nost i 1 deceased members of th. j decora ""Cn"Ce' PH The Champ Of "Thirst Quenchers" Yes Sir, A million fans have crowned Pepsi-Cola the "Champ of the Thirst Quenchers." Step right out and try that pure, palate-tickling flavor. Treat yourself to that swell taste. And look at that grand big bottle it holds 12 full ounces enough to fill your glass up twice. Join The Swing to PEPSI-COLA Now. epsi-(D(D)la Step Out Be Gay The Pepsi-Cola Way Big, Big Bottle (3c 12 Full Ounces The FOOD STORE Main Street Hazelwood It's Easy To Get Choice Fruits and Produce At (flk Phone 36 The Food Store BECAUSE We buy a large portion of our fruit! and produce from Burleson's Truckers Exchange They said : "We bring to you and your Customers A finest fruits and produce that money cany buy. TK products come from tha fint farnu in the toom You will always find our prices very reasonable H can assure your Customers the best in produce j fruits It Is Economical To Buy At TheFoodStore MaiaSK Commissioner of Court. No. 1092 July 24-31-Aug. 7-14.

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