I of repairs to the 555
Kis Lake Junaluska
tLn . choice subject for
r . nn.ml Assembly
i at inc ut.""
weeks ago the board of
Lus5tng the project here
W night. Bisnop,cosven
glad to Know lnlH
11 be i new bridge across
,t the Lake- And I am
the project started.
rries me. is what on earth
nniP at the Lake talk
Jier the oriage
laywood candidate is en
filing a story that Is creat
t of laughs.
that about noon Satur
tint a busy period in the
1 section at the Depot.Va
driving an old model car
hind out to maKe a iurn,
candidates Jumped off the
to shake it and say, "Vote
Published Twiee-A-Week In The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entranre Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
63th YEAR NO. 21 68 PAGES Associated Press and United Press News WAYNESVILLE, N. C, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, MARCH 23, 1930 $3.00 In. Advance In Haywood and Jackson Couriies
$6,105 Is Raised
At Meeting Here
Jan, Big Day
Milner, 224-pound six-ioor
itelwood citizen, has to
size for the kind of a day
In last Tuesday.
working around his house
t three hours, the Chicago
stopped by the Hazelwood
rian church long enough
pint of blood to the Red
he went to work trying to
iney for Haywood County's
n Legion Junior baseball
m. he reported to Legion
fcters herp with about $150
and pledges for about $80
officials, checking his
. estimated Bill had walk-
hilfs to help see' that the
youngsters had a chance
kgion baseball this season.
Jting that he was "a little
Bill went back home.
Jext morning, however, he
again making the rounds.
ig blood sort of stimulates
grinned, "1 feel a lot bet
I did Monday."
wasn't a pedestrian or an-
r 'n sight, but Wavnesvitle
pol Band Director Charles
ping a friend's car, kept
me norn anyway.
asked by his curious as-
Uiob Campbell, what the
fas, Mr. isley replied in
f really blowing?
fie exDlaincri ho
- - v- nuu
he was driving a car- down at the heel,''
Methodists of the Waynesvillc
district from Canton to Murphy
here Wednesday night contributed
$6,105 to the Greater Junaluska
More than 125 attended the din
ner meeting at the First Methodist
church, and heard Bishop Costen
J, Harrell, and Luther W. Wells
explain the program of expanding
the facilities at Lake Junaluska,
at an estimated cost of $500,000.
Many pastors of churches of the
district a.e to make a report at
a district meeting Monday at Jar
rett Springs Hotel on the goal for
W. Hugh Massie, a member of
the development committee of the
campaign, said this morning: "Our
quota for this district is $10,000,
and I expect many business firms
in this community to make liberal
contributions since this is going
to mean more people, and business
for this area. ,
"I shall be disappointed if we
do not get at least $1,500 from this
source," Mr. Massie said.
Mr. Massie also pointed out. that
there were several Methodist lay
men and civic leaders not present
at the meeting Wednesday night,
and he felt they would all make
Bishop Harrell told the group
that so far, the Western North
Carolina Conference had subscrib
ed $90,000 to the campaign.
. feel kthaL .tbjnf.erenc
must set the pace and raUre $t00,
000, and that means the Waynes
ville district has a quota of $10,-
000' he pointed out
The bishop cited the cultural
benefits, as well as the religious
benefits, and the added business
the program would mean to this
He paid special tribute to the
founders of the Lake, and com
mented; "They did better than they
knew. Those people had faith, hope,
and the energy to put on a pro
cram that has proven beneficial
through the years. Sadly to say
little has been done to improve the
property in many, many years."
Then Bishop Harrell made the
astounding statement: "There are
fewer hotel accommodations to
day than 10 years ago. We have tak
en the facilities of a generation
ago. and let those tacinues run
Modern Motel Will
Construction is slated to start
within a few days on a modern
30-unit Motel near the West Gate
of the Junaluska Assembly.
The building and' grounds com
mittee of the Assembly, on Wed'
nesday completed arrangements
for Edwin Jones, of J. A. Jones
Construction Company, to super
vise the construction of the units,
and push them to completion by
June first. '
The committee is headed by Dr,
Elmer T. Clark, who said this
morning that everything Is being
done to expedite the project, and
get the construction completed for
use early this season. '
Estimates are that the project
will cost about $100,000.
The committee, will appear be
fore the board of. trustees in At
lanta on the 31st, and get Incorpor
ated into the record, plans Tor rush
ing improvements on the Terrace
Hotel, constructing an enclosure of
the auditorium, and completion
of Memorial Chapel. These projects
are part of the Greater Junaluska
program, and the committee wants
to get work started on all phases of
the program immediately with the
exception of the 100-room modern
fireproof hotel. .-
The committee let a contract
several weeks ago for the rebuild
ing of a bridge across the dam.
Work is to begin on this the early
part of the week, and scheduled
to be completed by May 15th.
Considerable grading is ' to be
done for the Motel, and members
of the commitee said that tenta
tive plans are to have a bulldozer
at work the early part of the week.
Besides Mr. Jones and Dr. Clark,
other members of the committee
include W. Hugh Massie, Admiral
Thomas and Dr. Frank S. Love.
f n was good that is, in
plly blow a horn that does-
his explanation he
ping like this:
fc" c?r.' which music stu-
pcuonally call "A-Flat,"
f hat doesn't blow. Mr.
ia namt, while driving, of
'"h this horn.
' doesn't blow, there isn't
?t so accustomed of Nrvr
ny noise, that I just did
anything when this rnrn
I'ng " hesaid.
I'LAR VISIT MADE
pe Bryson and Mica rlaro
presented the Auxiliary
" of Foreign Wars for
r -v.Mt t0 the veteran.i
F 1 'een on Wfdni9
F 3hd Chewino r,,,
" le patients.
"I am thoroughly convinced that
now is the time to do something
about the campaign, and time , we
were building, and providing for
more people to enjoy the programs
at the Lake.
Luther W. Wells, executive di
rector of the campaign, explained
the interest throughout the South
eastern District, and the generous
response with which the campaign
had met. This was the tenth meet
ing held to date.
Dr. C. N. Clark, district super
intendent, presided, and prior to
the business session, presented
Rear Admiral W. N. Thomas. Dr,
Frank S. Love. Dr. Elmer T. Clark,
Rev. J. E. Younzt, and W. Hugh
Massie. . '.
! March 23Fair
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MR. MOODY AT HOME
C. M. Moody, who has been
patient at Aston Park Hospital in
Ashevillc has - returned - to - his
Henson Cove Builds Home For Couple
Haywood Democratic Executive Committee
Asks State Electi
48-Page Supplement Is
Part Of Today's Issue
This is the 3-room house which the citizens of Henson Cove con
structed and gave to Mr. and Mrs! Larkin Clontz, after their home
was destroyed by fire on February 27th. Material for the new home
was donated by Miss Nina Lee Singleton. On the 10th,. the founda
tion was built by Manley Dixon, and then on Saturday 30 to 35 men
and boys, under the supervision of Mr. Dixon, almost' completed the
work, A small amount of inside work had to be finished. The house
is complete, with brick flue. '
.The W.M.U. of the Spring Hill Church, of which Rev. Gay
Chambers is pastor, served dinner on the grounds for the workmen.
The community will also furnish the house, and provide them
with food and clothing.
The project started in the Spring Hill Church, jmd the com
munity joined in lending a helping hand. (Photo for The Mountain
eer by Rev. Gay Chambers.) ,?
Hazelwood Sets Up
New Record Giving
Blood To Red Gross
Launched this morning was the
first of a series of demonstrations
iluustratihg. the best methods for
renovating pastures and seeding
Ladino clover and orchard grass,
The initial demonstration was
held at the farm of Manson Med
ford in the Iron Duff community,
with Community Chairman Jarvls
Caldwell in charge. 1
County Agent Wayne Corpening
eplained that for these demonstra
tions, scheduled for organized
communities throughout the coun
ty. Haywood farm equipment deal
ers are supplying the machinery,
with the only cost to the individual
farmer that of supplying the seed.
These demonstrations are to be
carried out on one to five acres on
each of the farms selected.
This afternoon, another demon
stration is scheduled at the farm
of Marshall Kirkpatrick in Lower
Crabtree. Mr. Kirkpatrick is chair
man of the Lower Crabtree com
munity. The remainder of the schedule
for this week and early next week:
Friday morning farm of P. N.
Higglns in Morning Star, Commun
ity Chairman Noel Fisher i n
charge; .'' ;V: " '
Friday afternoon farm of Hom
iny Community Chairman Hershel
(See Pastures Page 8) i
Three Running As 'Team'
For Board Of Education
Three well known Haywood men
announced jointly this week, they
were running as a "board" as can
didates for the Board of Education.
So faf, this is the first group to
announce as a unit for any board
in the approaching election, .
The three, from separate parts
of the county, are: Letch Worley,
of Bethel; Robert Boone, Francis
Cove; and James Kirkpatrick, of
Crabtree. ' ' ' .. .-
In making their announcement,
they said, "We have agreed to work
together for the betterment of the
Haywood county school system."
Mr. Worley is assistant pay
master at The Champion Paper and
Fibre Company, and owns a farm
In Pigeon township, near Bethel.
He is active in. civic affairs and
J Mr. Boone is an apple grower
and farmer, and active in the
Methodist church. He is superin
tendent of the Francis Cove Sun
day School, chairman of the Fran
cis Cove Community Development
Program, and also president of the
Haywood Apple Growers Associa
tion. ;. ' : ''
Mr. Kirkpatrick, is a farmer
dairyman of Crabtree. He is presi
dent of the Haywood Milk Pro
ducers Association, and chairman
of the Lower Crabtree Commun
ity Development Program. He Is
also active in church t and civic
Tuesday morning, just before the
blood donor room opened in the
Hazelwood Presbyterian .Church,
President Rudolph Carsweil of the
Hazelwood Boosters Club smiled:
"We're going to beat the Lions
He was referring to the 101 pints
of blood 123 volunteers donated at
Waynesvillc January 31 for a new
Western North Carolina record.
The Waynesvllle Lions Club had
sponsored that visit of the Red
By 6 p.m. Tuesday, these figures
testified to the accuracy of Mr.
The Bloodmobile had 104 pints
The donor room had received
155 volunteers. '
Both were new records for the
I American Red Cross Blood Pro
gram in Western North Carolina.
Of the volunteers, 79.6 per cent
were employees or tne unagusia
Manufacturing Company of Hazel-
This" turnout resulted from the
cooperation of the firm and Local
335, (AFL) Upholsterers Interna
The company gave all employees
all the lime oft" they needed to
make their donations. This didn't
affect their usual lunch period or
their pav, either.
All day long, taking only brief
time out for lunch. Mrs. Charles
Ray and the other Gray Ladles of
the Waynesville area Red Cross
chapter, Carsweil and members of
the Boosters Club worked in co
operation with the technicians and
Aiding the Gray ladies with the
registration and care of the volun-1
teers were Mrs, Jimmie Reed and
Mrs. Howard Hyatt.
' Mrs. Charles Mcuarris, execu
tive secretary of the Waynesville
area Red Cross chapter, was in
there pitching with them from the
time the donor room opened until
ia closed shortly before dark.
" Fred Campbell, on' duty "with
the other Boosters Frank Trout
man, William Prevost, and George
Bischoff got heavy moral and
physical support from his wife.
The Gray ladies, working with
Mrs. Ray, were Mrs. Felix Stovall,
Mrs. John Giles, Mrs. William
Medford. Mrs. Jack Messer, Mrs.
N. F. Lancaster, Mrs. L. K. Barber,
Mrs. Roger Walker, and Mrs. Dave
Helping to work the machinery
that set the new record were oth
er volunteers- Mrs. Carl Mundy,
Mrs.,C. D. Ketner, Mrs. William
Cobb, . Mrs. J. P. Harrod, and
Mrs. Raymond Lane.
The happy part of it all was that
a limit had to be set to the num
ber of volunteers available.
Said' Administrative Director
Homer Kidd of the Ashcville Re
gional Blood Center:
' "We just can't stay here for two
days. We have another engagement
He made this statement when
(See HazHwood Pa R)
Library Display ;
Made For Edition
; A special display is being built
at the library here show In it what
books were read by the . people
back in the early days of the
The display Was arranged by
Miss Margaret Johnston, county
librarian, and If limed with the
publication of the special sup
plement of The Mountaineer
As part of today's edition, is the 48-page tabloid supplement,
Years of Progress".
This supplement contains many photographs, and articles of the
era ot 1900 to 1920. TUe eeutlon was designed to give our readers a
glimpse of the past, as well as a look into the future.
No attempt was made to give complete coverage to any one phase
of the life in Haywood, such as schools or churches. It would have
been physically impossible to have done that. ,
This supplement was scheduled to have come out in late Febru
ary, but circumstances over which wie had no control, such as the
"flu" bug, and other obstacles, prevented the original publication date
from being met.
The staff of The Mountaineer have packed into this 48-page sup
plement a lot of interesting material, and no doubt, the paper will be
kept for many years to come, as a souvenir of the days of Haywnod
in the early 1900's, '
Jack L West Is
Candidate For The
Board of Education
Jack' L. West, of Clyde, an
nounced today he was a candidate
as a member of the Haywood Board
Mr. West has been employed by
The Champion Paper and Fibre
Company for the past 17 years.
For th? past 8 years he has been
a member ot the Haywood Demo
cratic Executive Committee, and
has served four years as a mem
ber of ihu Clyde Board of Alder
He Is also a former member of
the school committee of the Clyde
schools. . ; , ' ;
Mr, W'Jst is a native of Clyde,
and is a graduate of the Clyde
For School Board
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Contract On JLocal
To Be Let On 31st
A Haywood County project is
nmonc: those being' advertised by
the State IIii?hv,ay and Public,
Works Commission for contract
letting early In April. Bids will be
opened in '.'Raleigh on March HI.
The project, a . combined one
with Buncombe County, calls for
Ihe grading, paving and structures
on 3 10 miles from a point in Can
ton east 3.10 miles toward Ashe-vllle.
Specifications were also adver
tised in CI other highway projects
covering 690 miles of roadway im
provement throughout the state
The Commission will review low
bids at its monthly meeting to be
held in Greensboro on April 4
after which contracts win be a-
Willis Smith And
Family Coming On
Sunday For Visit
Mr, and Mrs. Willis Smith, of
Raleigh, together with their daugh
ter and three sons, are expected
to arrive here Sunday for a visit
of a few days with relatives.
Mr. Smith is a candidate for the
U, S. Senate, and opened his cam
paign in Elizabeth City Wednesday
Mrs. Smith Is the former Miss
Dollle Lee, of Waynesville. While
here the Smiths will be guesU of
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Lee.
Plans are for the Smiths to re
main here until Wednesday.
Oi Extra Copies
Of Today's Issue
Only a limited number of
today's issue were printed.
The original number of
"extras" have been mater
ially reduced due to the fact
that during the past few
weeks there have been
many new subscribers ad
ded to The Mountaineer
Newsstands have a few
extra copies, as well as,the
circulation department of
The Mountaineer. The price
for the edition has not been
increased just five cents.
Dr. R. Z. Tyler
Dies In N. Y.
Dr. R. Z. Tyler, executive secre
lary of the Department of Educa
tion and Cultivation of the Board
of Missions of Church Extension
of the Methodist Church, died in
New York City on Wednesday.
Dr. Tyler was a native of Georgia
and was for many years a promin
ent pastor of Georgia and Florida
He resided at Hollis, Long Is
land, and has been an annual visi
tor to Jake Junaluska.
DECATUR JUSTICE, P igeon
Township farmer, is running for
the Democratic nomination for
a post on the County Board of
Education. He announced his
candidacy formally last week.
Spirited Meeting Held
Here This Afternoon
By Haywood Com
The Haywood Democratic Execu
tive committee In a spirited meet
ing here this afternoon unanim
ously passed two resolutions which
hnwed their disapproval ot the
State Board ot Election's appoint
ments last Saturday,
Yt. G. Byers, county chairman.
presided over the meeting with
18 of the 22 precinct chairmen
present. "Each member was deep
ly concerned, and showed anxiety
ever the action of the State
Board's failure to follow the law
in appointing the county electlou
board" Mr. Byers said.
During the session which lasted
for more than an hour, almost
every member rose and expressed
his views on the subject. Mr. By
ers said all views were identical.
and filled withv remorse and re
gret.'" The first resolution urges the
State Board of Elections to re
scind their action of last Satur
day, and appoint members as rec
ommended by the Haywood Coun
ty Democratic Executive commit
tee in Its meeting on February
11th, The board at that time rec
ommended Jerry Rogers, C. E.
Cole and' Arthur H. Osborne.
The second resolution stipulated
that In the event the State Board
failed to follow the recommenda1
tions of the first resolution, that
then the chairman! W. G. Byers,
be authorized to proceed to take
whatever actions necessary to en
torce the provisions of the law.
ni ' IhewJTcwnmfindatiojui .ftf . the
county committee. f
"We trust that the State Board
will see fit to act immediately up
on the first resolution, and rescind
their action," Mr. Byers said. "In
the event they do not, then Twill
proceed as authorized."
150 Hear Debate.
In Ratcliffe Cove
on H-Bomb Issue
By MRS ALGIE RATCLIFFE
Appoximatcly 150 Ratcliffe Cove
residents Inst night heard Walter
Francis and Jack Felmet of Rat
clilTe Cove win the decision in a
debate On whether the United
States should produce the H-bomb.
The winners, arguing that the
U. S. should, defeated the team of
Bud Whisenhunt and Joe Francis,
both Ratcliffe Cove boys also, but
arguing under the banner of their
school, North Carolina State Col
During the entertaining session
also, the audience saw motion pic
tures of Alaska and points east that
Joe Francis got last summer tiie
hard way on his hitch-hiking trip.
(See Ratcliffe Cove Page 8)
Miss Annie Mormino, who is a
member of the freshman class at
Woman's College of the University
of North Carolina at Greensboro,
is expected this week end to spend
the spring holidays with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Mormino.
Mrs. Alley Is On
Mrs, Edith P. Alley is on the
program of the women's Demo
cratic meeting in Asheville Satur
day afternoon. The meeting will
be held just prior to the Young
Democratic Rally, which will fea
ture Speaker Sam Rayburn....
About ten women from here are
scheduled to attend the earlier
meeting, with a larger delegation
going over for the barbecue and
speaking that evening.
To Stage Membership Drive
.The Merchants Association will
begin a- membership drive at an
early date, it was announced by C.
J. Reece, president.
The executive committee of the
association at a meeting Tuesday,
set up membership dues at one
dollar per employee, with a maxi
mum of $10. The minimum being
"Every business firm, manufac
turer, and professional man, is in
vited to join this association," Mr.
Among the many projects plan
red, include special trade promo
tions, and a program for the gen
eral promotion of making this a
larger trading center, he pointed
Memberships can be acquired
from any officer of the association
or at th-3. Chamber of Commerce
office. . -. '. ; - "' i- '
Officers, besides Mr. Reece. in
clude Richard Bradley, vice presi
dent; H, M. Dulin, treasurer. Mrs,
Gordon Schenck, secretary, and
directors are: Spauldin Underwood,
Charles D. Ketner, H. S. Ward,
Ralph Summerrow, and Charles E,
Ray. .. ' . . , ,.. , , . ,
In Hay wood
- ' (To Date)
(This Information com
piled from Records of
State Highway Patrol).
Under the second resolution the
committee would seek court ac
tion to Invalidate the State Board's
order and to prevent the installa
tion of the three members ap-
I pointed by the State Board if the
state agency does not comply with
the terms of the first resolution.
The resolution recommends that
if this action is necessary, it be
done through a writ of mandamus
and a restraining order.
The committeemen, though lash
ing the State Board's action m ig
noring their recommendations, de
clared unanimously that they held .
"no malice" nor found any fault
with the men the Board did ap
The Board also had ignored the
recommendations of the executive
committees of seven other West
ern North Carolina counties.
Eighteen of the county's 22
precincts were represented at to
Yesterday, State Attorney Gen
eral Harry McMullan, expressed
the official opinion that the aq-
Hon the State Board of Elections
took in the county appointments
was in excess of its lawful authority.
The opinion of the Attorney
General, though it cannot nullify
an action committed in breach of
a law, is the official interpretation
of the state law. .
Meanwhle, Charles M. Britt of
Asheville, Elections Board Chair
man, was preparing for a meeting
with the other members of that
agency at 5 p.'m. today at Raleigh.
- The meeting of - the Haywood
Democratic Executive Committee
today was similar to those set or
already held in the seven other
(See Democrats Page 7) -