fHE WAYNESVILLE MOUNTAINEER
TO UVE TjfS
Published In The County Seat of Htywood County At The Eastern Entrance of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
EpVY-NLNTH YEAR NO. 5 8 Pages
WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1913 (One Day Nearer Victory)
$1.75 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counties
farmers, 4-1H1 Cliob Meomlbers To Ctoldl Amnniioai RDeeltnoTi
lanuafy War Bond Sales Exceed $111,500 In Haywood
61,000 More Than
luota; nan 10
ork Retail Unit
lavwood Has Exceeded
Quota Every Month; Freel
Named Chairman Of Re
tail Group Of County.
faVWOOU t.Xtfcucu i...v. - j
bond quota by more than $21,-
i accruing 10 u'"cl"'
t released by Charlie Ray, coun-
(be quota was set Dy me siaix
K)145 The citizens of the
'iv' purchased $111,589.72 in
neriis f.r tne momu, me ic-
he Kiri National Bank, Way-
,,,;51. I i the pales, wun a toiai
J42.SM.-5. The Haywood Coun-
Bank at Canton was ciose oe
id with a total of $42,598.72.
Wr. Ray announced that Norman
kwl nf Canton, had been named
firman of the retail group of the
ntv. and that plans were in tne
Icing- for launching a campaign
in among this group.
hog. C. Abernathy, deputy state
kinistrator of war Donas oi
lensboro, was here this week
Herring with the county com-
itee on future plans.
'he selling agencies of the coun-
reported the following for the
Lt National Bank ....$42,881.25
wood Bank, Canton 42,598.72
l-wood Bank, Clyde .... 618.75
ton B. & Loan 1,631.25
i Office, Canton 7,931.25
kwood Home B. & L. 8,613.60
fcnesville Post Office ,868.75
Farm Loan, Way..'.' .1?T&).2
County Over Quota
In Drive For Funds
To Fight Paralysis
r. and Mrs. Wilson
f Wellco have 2
rls In WAACS
he two daughters of Mr. and
Max Wilson, of Hazelwood,
e recently been accepted for
rice in the WAACS. Mr. Wil
is connected with the Wellco
iss Sylvia Wilson, until re
ly held a position with the
llco Corporation. Her sister.
s Edith Wilson, was employed
ew York City. They were in
ted for service in New York.
iss Sylvia Wilson is now tak
training at Daytona Beach,
Miss Edith Wilson is at Des
r- and Mrs. Wilson have two
one, Howard Wilson, is serv
es a draftsman at the Brook
Navy Yards. The or.hpr TTonrw
"s Wilson, is a technician in
ay signal corps and is now
leave from kio cf
" oianuu 111
He ic vi.-;; xt
"ut prior to his returning
pmp will come to Hazelwood
pit his pa rents
Sss Emilv Silpr
pes Up Duties As
'Z,i""y S,U'r daughter of
r. ,. , who iias
special work at the
( headquarters in Alex
a., has pone to Rocking-
tiro hr. ...:n i , . . f
future located in
l ;th tho pk .
3 j ..ui'cjaun county
w' rt,wnt as case worker
'"f.itcd in Lumberton.
Crr ' f , " she entered the
, d f service and after
."" tramiiicr v, i . . ,
'xeciit;, c B"e wu' serve
"Ch." fecret'-y of the Rock--H
mlet Red Cross chapter
W ri." J" f
s rnii -J"'"e:, oi me wo
. legeof the University of
at tl of and Uok special
at State University.
L'ie state msnector.
K boat by Robt
I the laW n?ger OM-
on. sanitary gpecifi-
More Than $250 Over, With
Three District To Hear
From; More Than $1,000
The figures in tic contribution
to the Infantile paralysis campaign
in observance of the President's
birthday from Haywood County
citizens stood yesterday afternoon
at $1,00;.44, with three sections yet
to report, it was learned from Jona
than Woody, and Jack Messer, co-
chairmen for the county drive.
The quota had been set at $735
for the county. Waynesville town
ship alone, under the leadership of
Mrs. Kichard Barber, chairman,
raised $618.23, while the goal had
been set at $250.
The goal for Bethel section was
$35, but they raised $128.65 for
the fund. Ivy Hill Township had
a goal of $15 and the citizens con
tributed $67.86. The Town of Clyde
also went over the top with a do
nation of $52.12 and a goal of $40.
Nn rennrt.n na vpf hnirn Viooyi ra.
ceived from Canton, with a quota
of $260; Jonathan Creek, with a
goal of $25, and Big Creek with
donations set at $15.
We are indeed grateful to the
many township chairmen and the
individual workers for they are
due thn credit for such a success
ful caApaign. We understand this
is the largest amount of money that
has ever been raised in Haywood
County for this fund," said Mr.
Woody yesterday to a representa
tive of The Mountaineer.
Since all reports have not as yet
been turned in, Mr. Woody stated
that he could not announce the
name of the chairman who had
won the $25.00 bond offered for
the one raising the largest quota,
which is to be calculated on a per
centage basis on the quota assign
ed thefr area.
The expenses of the drive will be
less than $20 it was learned from
Mr. Woody. One half of the fund
is to be kept in Haywood county
for work among the crippled chil
dren of this area and the other half
will go to the Warm Springs Foun
dation to carry on its great pro
gram. Serving on the general commit
tee with Mrs. Barber in the Way
nesville area were: Mrs. S. P. Gay,
Mrs. Dan Watkins, Mrs. Ben Sloan,
Mrs. J. H. Moody, Mrs. Johnny
Ferguson, Mrs. Jack Messer, Mrs.
Carl Ratcliff, Mrs. Bill Prevost,
Mrs. C. J. Reece, Mrs. Guy Massie,
Mrs. Fred Campbell, Mrs. H. G.
Hammett, Miss Rufina Bright, Mrs.
M. W. Williamson, Mrs. Grayden
Ferguson, Miss Ruth Summerrow,
Mrs. J. E. Shields, Miss Margaret
Ray and Mrs. Jennie Ray Breece.
Township chairmen were: Ivy
Hill, Mrs. J. E. Ferpuson; Jona
than Creek, Mrs. Troy Leather-
wood; Bis? Creek, Mrs. H. D. Mc
Donald; Fines Creek. Mrs. D. Reev
es Noland; Iron Duff, Miss Mary
Davis; Crabtree, Mrs. R. F. Nes-
bit; Bethel, Mrs. W. P. Whitesides.
June E. Reister, Sam Robinson
and Harry Wrinner were in charge
oi the Canton drive.
Mrs. Wayne Rogers at Lake Jun-1
aluska; Miss Bright at Dayton
Rubber; Miss Margaret Ray at
Wellco Shoe Corporation; Mrs.
Fred Campbell, Unagusta; Miss
Summerrow, England-Walton; and
Mrs. J. E. Shields at Royle and
A dime board was also operated
on the streets here by Francis Mas
sie and Dan Watkins, assisted by
the Girl Scouts. Booths were also
placed at various buildings on the
streets, where contributions were
Ready for Rain
Close At One
Waynesville and Hazelwood
merchants signed 100 per cent
yesterday afternoon to close
their stores every Wednesday
at one, and at seven on Satur
day's, effective February 15th.
The opening hours will remain
at 9 o'clock, and week-day clos
ing remains at 6 o'clock except
Wednesday and Saturday.
More details of the plan will
be given next wetk.
Court Clamps Down
On Owner Of Tourist
Cabins, To Clean - Up
BEAUTIFUL Gail Russell Is shown
headed for a movie set prepared
for the first rain of the season In
southern California. She will
change into her movie wardrobe
when she reaches the sound stage.
To Ask For County
A Rotary Committee composed
of Ralph Prevost, Jonathan Woody,
W. Roy Francis, Hugh Massie and
Charlie Ray was named to appear
before the board of commissioners
on the 15th in behalf of a county-
Joe Rose was taken into the club
Friday as a new member.
Mr. Rose spoke on current rat
ioning of gasoline, tires, oil, sugar,
and coffee. He explained the me
chanics of the board in granting re
quests for all these items.
Patrick Heads Deacon
Board Of Baptists
J. C. Patrick was named chair
man of the board of deacons of the
First Baptist church at their orga
nization meeting this week. Em
mett Balentine is secretary. Other
members are: J. R. Morgan, Earl
Messer, John Davis, Hurst Burgin
and J. B. Siler.
Mrs, W. B. Lee, of Jones Farm,
speen the week with Sgt. W. B.
Lee in Gainesville, Fla.
Uncle Steve Woody
Critically 111 At
Home Of Son Here
S. L. Woody, known affectionate
y to Haywood County citizens, as
'LTnele Steve,", is critically ill at
the home of his son, Jonathan
Mr. Woody suffered a stroke
around 8 o'clock on Sunday night
nd his condition has remained ser
ious. Mr. Woody had come in from
his home in the Cataloochce section
in the park for a visit with his son.
Mr. Woody observed his 90th
birthday anniversary the first of
Pastors To Give
Meet Tonight With Ra
tioning Board To Work
Out Code For Driving
Cars To Eligible Meetings.
All ministers of the area served
by the Waynesville rationing board
are scheduled to meet tonight at
seven at the court house, with mem
bers of the rationing board to dis
cuss matters relative to the use of
cars to attend meetings incident to
OPA has ruled that motorists
may use their cars to attend relig
ious meetings. Since some OPA
officials have put a different in
terpertation on what constitutes a
religious meeting, the local board
has called the meeting in order that
the Haywood ministeis may give a
clear-cut definition of such a meet
ing, and designate such meetings
Ministers of every church, both
white and colored, and every faith,
are urged to be present.
Nurse Margaret Bachoka,.of Perth
Amboy, N. J., washes tae face of
Ian "Scotty" MacLean of Buffalo,
N. in a tent hospital somewhere
60 Men Will Leave On
11th For Camp Croft
With Matches Set
Fire To Barn
A blaze in the barn of Ben Med
ford on the Crabtree road on Tues
day afternoon burned a bale of
straw, with practically no damage
to the building, according to the
members of the city fire depart
ment who answered the call.
The fire had been started by
a group of children playing with
matches in the barn. The Waynes
ville fire department was called
at 3:25 and the fire was soon ex
tinguished. The damage was es
timated to be around $25.
Mr. Medford was not at home
at the time, but was at Fontana.
Four Additional Men
Named To Issue Permits
For Burning- Of Brush
In addition to the list of per
sons throughout the county who
can issue permits to persons want
ing to burn brush, have been added
four others named by E. E. Cald
well, county fire warden.
Any person burning brush with
out a permit will be liable for a
fine of $50 or imprisonment of 30
The four additional names to the
list are Tom Alexander, Fie Top;
Clem Fitzgerald or any member on
duty at fire station; Hobart Frank
lin, Cove Creek, and Nathan W.
Carver, route two.
W. H. F. Millar To
Meeting Of DAR
The February meetinc of the
Dorcas Hell Love Chapter will be
held on Fiiday aftl rnoon, the 12th,
with Mrs. L. M. Killian as hostess.
W. H. F. Millar will address the
members on "Present Trends of the
War' Mrs. Kate Morris will re
view the national magazine. Mrs.
S. If. Bushnell, regent, will preside.
Mrs. Rufus Jackson, the former
Miss Dorothy Milner, is visiting
relatives in Detroit, Mich.
W. A. Bradlev's Market
Is Rated Grade "A"
In giving the grades of meat
markets of the county recently, the
grade of W. A. radley of Hazelwood
was given by the Health Depart
ment as "B." This was a steno
graphic error. Mr. Bradley's mar
ket is grade "A" according to the
Health Department's records. Offi
cials regret the error was made.
More Fresh Cows
Wanted In Haywood
A number of fresh cows for sale
have been reported to the county
agent and to Pet Dairy Products
Company. The cows are wanted
for Haywood dairymen who want
to enlarge their herds. Anyone
having such an animal for sale
should contact either of the two
places named above.
Sixty men under the selective
service system from the Waynes
ville area are scheduled to leave
here next Thursday for physical
examinations at Camp Croft. They
are asked to report at the draft
board office at 7:30 o'clock for final
In the group will be thirteen
volunteers: John Calvin Summer
row, James Carlton Davidson, Guy
Dauthery Arrington, Kermit Lee
Robertson, Henry Bowman Foy,
Johnnie Howell Robinson, Melvin
Smith, Homer Howard Sisk, Wil
liam Richard McMachon, Floyd
Fullbright, Arthur William Corbin,
Woodrow Queen, and Leneal Bruce
Others in the group are as fol
lows: Walter Lewis Hyatt, Charles
Laltue Hoyer, Jess Jenkins, Zim
mery Caldwell, William Boone
Chambers, James Cheehan, John
Burnice DeWoeso, John McCury
Wyatt, James Robert Fullbright,
Cecil Reuben Robinson, David Mar
vin Cook, Seott Allen MehafTey,
Ilary Price, Henry Price.
Alvin Estes Haynes, Ray Haney,
William Dwight Hall, Sig Owen's,
Edward Haywood Plott, Medford
Addie (,'rasty, Jack Monroe Tengue,
Arthur Henry Smith, Rud Nelson,
Walter Ccrofrgins, Charles Way
win Ross, Joe Arthur Brackett,
James Kenneth Edwards, James
Clyde Fisher, Troy Lee Parton,
William Theodore DeWeese, Tom
mic Kirkpatrick, Frank Edward
Cray, Dallas Everett Wood, Conan
Bill Rufus Creasman, uud J'hil
lips, J. W. Finney, Charles Joseph
Justice, Erastus Henry Crawford,
Ted Hargrove Chambers, Wiley
Kichard Woodard, Wade Palmer,
James Fie, Louis Chandler, Ray
mond Henry, Robert Lee Jolly,
and Grover Luther Golden.
Criminal Term Of Court
Ended Yesterday For One
Of County's Shortest
The Bellemeade Cabins, owned
and operated by H. B. Milner, who
was charged with running a dis
orderly place, were closed yester
day afternoon by order of the Feb
ruary term of criminal court which
convened here Monday with Judge
Clarence E. Blackstock, of Ashe
In addition to closing the cabins,
the plaintiff was further ordered by
the court to observe certain hours
for closing and regulations set
forth as follows; place of busi
ness to close at 8:00 p. m. Sunday;
at 9 p. m. during thi' week, and at
10:30 p. m. on Saturdays.
Beer and wine are not to be sold
to minors or to drunks, juko box
to be removed; owner expected to
allow no drunks in place; officers
are to be called if they refuse to
leavej the place is subject to in
spection of sheriff and police offi
cers at all times.
The February term which ad
journed sine die late yesterday af
ternoon was said to be the shortest
criminal term ever held in Hay
Among the canes that came up
for trial and sentences passed were:
Ott Bramlett, charged with reck
less driving and violation of pro
hibition laws, was given six mon
ths for each offense, the sentences
to be served consecutively.
Gait.her Candler, charired with
violation of the prohibition law,
was iriven a snsnended sentenno nt
good behavior and fined $150 and
Freil Ropers, for non-snnnort
was ordered to pay his wife and
child $12 per month.
J. J. Hedden, charged with driv
ing drunk was fined $50 and the
Viola Kwart and Mrs. Frank
Messer, charged with assault, were
released on payment of the costs.
William David Prico rhnrcrpH
with non-support, was ordered to
pay his family $5.00 per week and
the costs of the court.
Ruby Ferguson, charged with
violation of the prohibition law was
fined $25 and the costs.
James Inman, charged with driv
ing after licenses had been revok
ed, was fined $100 and the costs.
Mark Stamey, charged with
breaking and entering, was given
18 months on the roads.
Morris Cochran, charged with
resisting an officer, was sentenced
to four months on the roadB,
Willie Wright, charged with as
sault, was released on payment of
Two divorces were granted as
follows: Cordio Rogers from John
Rogers; Mollie Nation from Dock
The following boys were releas
ed from probation supervision by
the court during the time they will
serve in the armed forces: Clem
Abel, Monroe Noland, Curtis Hen
drix, Ray Wines, Owen Garrett,
Sykes L'dford and Howard Sisk.
Earl Sheehan and Mollie Nations',
charged with adultery, were given
six months suspended sentence on
George Burress, charged with
driving drunk was fined $60 and
Former Resident Dies
In Sykesville, Md.
News has been received here of
the death of Mrs. Amelia Haw
kins, sister of Mrs. A. H. Sparks,
which occurred in Sykesville, Md.,
on Thursday, January the 21st.
Mrs. Hawkins was a former resi
dent of Haywood county.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Ray left
yesterdav for Atlanta, whem the
will boy merchandise for C E.
Ray's Sons. They plan to return
Miss Leatherwood Is
Manager Of Eagle Store
M iss Elizabeth Leatherwood is
now manager of the Eagle Five
and Ten Cent Store, succeeding G.
H. Lewis, who has been promoted
to manager of the new and large
Morgan ton store.
Mr. Lewis and family left here
Monday for their new home. He
came here five months ago from
Miss Leatherwood has been con
nected with the store here for a
number of years as cashier and
Mr. Lewis Baid that already 12
of the 32 Btores in the chain have
Will Be Observed
Starting At 10:30
R. VV. Shoffner Will Make
Principal Address At
Meeting That Is Expected
To Draw Many.
The annual achievement day for
nnd'a i 0 0 Demonstration
farmers and 300 4-H Club mem
bers will be held at the court house
here Saturday, beginning at 10:30.
The feature of the program will
be an address by R. W. Shoffner,
who is in charare of farm manage
ment at State College, Raleigh.
Besides the address by Mr. Shof
fner, there will be four other im
nnrtant nhases of the work, usually
" , -
carried out on the annual program.
An open forum for discussion of
l'.)4:i nlans will be held, as will a
general discussion of the 1943 pro
Achievements of the Dast vear
will be presented by officers of the
group, followed by an election of
A. J. McCracken is president, J.
L. Westmoreland is vice president,
Oder F. Burnett is secretary and
C. R. Liner is treasurer.
Community committeemen are
now being elected, and the chair
man of each group composes the
county board, and from this group
comes the officers.
Howard Clapp, county agent, said
yesterday he expected a record
breaking attendance as there were
so many problems which confront
farmers today which will be dis
cussed in detail at the meeting Sat
urday. An award will be given to the
4-H Club of the county making the
best record. This will be the only
award given this year, it was announced.
Over 600 Books
Given To Victory
Book Drive To Date
Over' six hundred books have
been contributed in the victory
drive for the benefit of the men
in the armed forces, it was learned
from Miss Mary Mock, chairman
of the campaign in the Waynes
The drive will continue through
out this week, according to MiBS
Mock. Any persons wishing to
make a donation are asked to leave
their books or book at the Way
nesville Public Library.
In case they cannot come to the
library, but wish to add to the
collection for the drive, they are
asked to call Miss Mock and she
will see that the books are brought
to the public library.
Miss Muck was high in her
praise of the work done for the
drive by the local Boy Scouts. She
stated that at least 300 of the
books donated had been brought
to the library by courtesy of the
The committee in charge are
much gratified over the response
in the community and feel that
the Waynesville area's donations
compare favorably with those of
greater populated sections.
Serving with Miss Mock on the
local committee are: Rev. J. Clay
Madison, Miss Mary Medford,
Mrs. John Smathers, Jr., and Miss
Fred Doutt, of Canton, is serv
ing as county chairman for Hay
wood county. The drive in the
Canton area will continue for a
two weeks period. Mr. Doutt stat
ed during the week that more than
400 books had been promised in the
Nephew of Local
Man Wins Medal
For Desert Duty
Serjeant Edwin B
Greenville. S. C TlPTillPTiT rv A "
Sparks, of Waynesville, has been
awarded a medal for desert duty
in Egypt, it was learned during
the week. i
Sergeant Sparks, U. S. air corps,
was one of a group of officers and
enlisted men of the Ninth Air
Force, who were awarded medals
in recognition of meritorious
achievement while participating in
aerial flight-they having partici
pated in 100 hours of operational
flight against the enemy."
Sgt. Sparks was reared in Hay
wood county and lived here for sev
eral years. He enlisted in the
Bervice in South Carolina.