.rather of the past
i ti ffarfl.
I011 ., rtouic. unit
Mrs rdul " '
.J t nta With
dJ they found that
IriMdVl 'eft hag of
from home. The bulbs,
were just what they
Sll in I pl 'l-iovi-iy m-nllrv
iwm tlicy of their lat
- to their garden, that
a that only the richest
iviilaoie couiu uc uav.
uty of choice mhl-
h care, wey
He 2-liuur las was n
ief Sutton appeared on
He looked over their
M did not share their
over next spring's po-
I tiic first time I've ever
Lone trying to cultivate
m ain't lilies of the
L i J"st plain Black
lp ramps, ine vwo ku
fned to their sorrow, the
-LlT'ict' -A-Weckln The County Seat of Haywood County At The Eastern Entrance Of The Great Smoky Mountains National Park
M). ;9 12 i'.(.i;s .
The eater reUUre fathered
for the readinf of the wilL It
Jum contained one tentence:
i "Beta e sound mind, I spent
every cent I had."
. , !
WAYKESYILLK,' N. C, MONDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 14, 1931 $3.00 In Advance In Haywood and Jackson Counti
Chamber of Commerce Staff Experiencing Heavy Load Of Inq
ling, certain garuener
witching a special dump
Li week-end It looked as
irs would be in full
Sunday. This was ideal,
Bk Mrdener wanted them
It her Sunday School de
fore dark Saturday she
on the iris, and sure
k morning they would be
bk of bloom.
Lil Sunday morning rush
lusehold, and the garden-
until the last minute to
Iris. Since she had to go
lime soft ground, she slip
Ifr heavy, and- muddy gar-
d over the flowers, she
about her shoes, and
ht on to Sunday school.
kly walked right up front
ked her flowers. Never
she look down at, her
the bctiedlctiOB' ihf flap-
re the big, muddy shoes.
kianage to hear the 'amen"
quickly slipped Out, and
bome to change shoes.
fti her fellow; worshippers
eyes on the flowers, and
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.' v. '
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To Be Discussed By
The desks at the Chamber of Commerce.' are piled high these days with mall, and advertising material, a the result of the 'gradual
and steady increase in inquiries about the section. Mrs. Robert B oyd, left, and Mrs. Gordon Schenck, right, secretary of the organiza
tion, find the trend is towards "an excellent season". The materia 1 on the desks Is authentic this was an informal picture.
en And Fishing
pn who have noted that
mile of the Pigeon River
Won is left out of the ban
15 announced today, may
pin Jackson, State Game
Protector, for his interest
n- The section closed was
VH to extend to the first
pove Canton, but Jackson
ft's make it the second
d give the school children
par enough for them to
lit help to keen them out
i'cl at least part of the
Norris, who is receivine
ftor a heart condition at
wd County Hospital, was
io be slowly improving
F. and Mrs. Edcar Goold.
iBarbcr. Jame Rwvn. and
fmet attended the recent
t-hurch Convention of
Fse of Western North
Between three and four thousand
persons followed the specially
christened "Thad Kuie Highway"
to the Ramp Convention Sunday,
according to Sheriff Fred Camp
bell. "The day went off without a
hitch, with everyone perfectly he.
haved. no traffic accidents, and
certainly there wasnt' any evi
dence Of any liquor around," the
Sheriff said, '
j . The tonly one of the "top brass"
tnvited to the doings who was able
to attend was Thad Eure, who
ipoke Informally and much to the
amusement of his hearers. The re
mainder of the program was giv
'n over to the string bands, sing
ers and dance teams which are al
ways a feature ot the convention.
Five men handled trattic, wttn
two men from Sheriff Campbell's
office and three of the State High
way Patrol. Cpl. Smith, and Patrol
men Merrill and Dayton, to see tn.u
it proceeded in orderly fashion.
The only mishap among the cars
thronging the parking area oceured
when one driver slipped i'"'" "
small ditch trying to park, hut no
damage was done.
Low Bids On Hospital
Are Given Formal OK;
Work To Start Shortly
Kriends of Homer L. Ferguson.
former Haywood. County resident,
will be glan to know I nut ne was re
ported in "satisfactory condition"
alter amputation of his right leg at
l)c Paul Hospital, Norfolk, Va., last
Hospital authorities said that the
amputation was necessary because
of arterial occlusion, lie became
ill at his Newport News home on
April 24 ml was taken to the hos
pital Hire days later.
Ferguson is chairman of the
board of Hie Newport News Ship
building and Dry Dock Company.
The procedure, and scope of
work of the North Carolina Legis
lature, was described in detail by
Senator William Mecllotd tor the
Hotary Ciul) here Friday
Senator Medford told how bills
were introduced and what pro
cedure was followed in getting the
nah for sales achievements dur-j bills to committees, and back o
the Moor oi toe iiuum- .-
E. A. Williamson, district man
ager of the Imperial Life Insur
ance Company, has been awarded
a 3-day all expense trip to Savan-
Mr. Williamson will attend the
company convention, leaving here
the 22nd. He is a member of the
firm's "Ordinary Honor Club,'' and
is in charge of the district from
here ot Murphy, with six men
working under his supervision
Mr. Williamson is one "f 3,1 ,,u'n
in this state to win the trip.
ther over the week-end
r(,ntly too pretty for much
"lll'ng. as only 10 people
''tl. aecnrrlinir t ik iksr.
This inrliiHnl ftinc. tl-
f 'I' officers for the week-
i : j '
lMV M . ' 1?1 I
lu ' x ii aiiu
f' Waynesvine tempera.
I recorded h .-
p esi rarmlj
M. Min. Rainfall
- 78 : 40 ....
'4 55 02
?0 4i ....
7 K0 ...
for final action.
The means of setting up appro
priations for slate agencies am
bureau-, and financing the expen
dittires. was also explained.
Few people realize just how
much work is envolvcd in setting
up an expenditure of .r)()2 millions,
such a- the 1951 Legislature did,"
Senator Medford pointed out
that there are loo many bills of
entirely local nature coming ne
lore the Legislature. He
Officials here have received no
tice that the low bids on the Hay
wood Hospital expansion have
been form ally approved, and that
bonds, and insurance are now be
ing arranged for contractors to be
Lee Davis, hospital administra
tor, said the actual construction
should -""get nnitfrTwirywtthti 1 5
days, on the five-story building,
which will add 49 beds to the Insti
The bids were opened here April
17th. and 'were about $80,000 under
the estimated cost of 'Construction'.
The main contract was awarded
to McDevitt and Street, of Char
lotte. About two years will be required
to construct Hie building, which is
being financed by Haywood Coun
ty, and the North Carolina Medi
cal Care Commission, and U. S
Bureau of Public Health.
Governors May 25th
Of 2 States
For Five Haywood High
Schools On May 27 to 30
Highway delegations beaded by
he (iovernors of North Carolina
and Tennessee, are scheduled to
meet in Asheville on Mav 25th to
discuss routes w hich w ill link I hi
two states. This news was carried!
in the Raleigh News and Observer ir
Local officials have not been noti
fied of the scheduled meeting.
The brief announcement from
"(lovernor Scott, Covernor Gor
don Hrownlni! and North Carolina
and Tennessee highway chiefs will
meet in Asheville May 25 for a dis
cussion of highway routes which
link the two states Tennessee will
be represented by Governor Drown
ing and bis Slate highway chair
man North Carolina will be repre
sented by Governor Scott, Highway
Chairman Henry Jordan. State
Highway Knglneer, Location Engi
neer R Getty Drowning, Highway
Commissioner Dale Thrash, High
way Commissioner Joseph Graham
and the Ninth and Tenth Division
highway engineer "
Since the establishment of the
An agreement was reached in
Hie largest land suil lu bit local
courts in many' years. The Davey
Tree Corporal inn accepted $117,-
500, plus seven tenllis ol a mile of t . ' . ,,.. ,.
. , ,, ... . ,, , , Slate road program In 1021. Hay
io.io nun, nunc iiiKmh .o.u- . . , . . .,,.. , ,
U v d
r k f
l... t r,
mission, lor a lOft-acre right-of-way
between Soeo Gap and llalsam
Gap, Also included in the 'terms,
was a rlghUof-wwy for wider lines
front "ttfij Iav'?,y,t"e.s('i1voir tn"a Trart
of (100 acres eul-oll by the lllue
The agreement was reached af
ter lawyers spent more than a day
a road frdm here to Newport, Tenn
Just before Governor Cherry
went out of. office, he set up $450,
000. iucAha, wlo:levl. cowl Xi-qii)
here to Newport. "
The proposed road lo Newport is
the last part of the 1021 state pro
gram which has not been complel-
, ed. The program was to link every
discussing the technical angles .'of county seat with a paved road, and
the case. The jury was drawn Wed-, also link every county' n a slate
William Plott In
Air Force Reserves
hesday afternoon, but nunc of the
40 some witnesses summoned in
the case were beard
A commission, named by the
court earlier, had made .in apprais
al of I he pi oport v. bill I heir lest i
muliv was nol .pirsenled The
lhrec-m.111 coiomi-sion a- com
posed (d Jonathan Woody, W. A
llradley. and Claude Medlonl The
(oinmission made an appi ai-al of
$!)7,.'illl). oil including I ti t- buililiiig I
line with a paved road to t In
As soon us morl details are avail
able, plans will be announced.
Highway officials were oul of
I heir offices in Raleigh this morn
ing, and no further details of the
scheduled ineellng were available.
George Williamson. 7lh-grade,
son of Ihe Rev ami Mrs. Malcolm
Williamson, was winner Thursday
ol the annual Declamation Contest
sponsored by the Haywood Chap
ter of the Coiled Daughters of the
Confederacy His topic was "The
Tlie medal was presented by
Mrs. Sum Queen, pi esidenW of the
Graduation plan have beeu an
nounced by five high schools in
Haywood County, Bethel. Waynes
ville, Crabtree-Iron Duff, Clyde
and St. John's have all set May
27 as the Sunday for their bac
calaureate sermons. Commence
ment,exerclses at Bethel, Crablree
Iron Duff and Clyde will be held
the following Tuesday. May 29, fol
lowed by Waynesvllle on Wednes
day: and St. John's planned for
Thursday, June 7.
The Bethel baccalaureate exer
cises will be conducted by the
Rev. Thomas Erwln, assisted by
the Rev. V. N. Allen. Mr. Krwin's
daughter and Mr. Allen's son are
members of the graduating class.
The 48 graduates will assemble at
8 o'clock In the school auditorium
for the service.
Commencement speaker will be
Dr. Hoyt Blackwell, president of
Mars Hill College. His topic has
not yet been announced.
Other Items on the schedule of
the Bethel seniors are final exam
dn May 24 and 25, and Senior Day.
May 28. Plans for Senior Day. ac
cording to Miss Bernice McEl
hannon, class sponsor,, are for a
picnic at Bent Creek, j
The Rev. Broadui-wall, pastor
ol the First Baptist. Church of
Haywood chapUfc..Qjp becjj s . v, :.
Invited to the Queen farm the first rfyH . .'.T?
caiuuremc huuicas to najiir.iiMi;.i
of Ihe road.
The Davey Tree Corporation a- Tgjnied SUCCCSS
represented by the firm of Mnr-
,, , . . , SK'"1 W;"'1' ''' f;,"lt;(' 11 ' The Wavnesvllle Lions Club were
William M. I'lott has jus be, , , W; ., ,. S.,. ,, p, c-o.ed ,.,.,,,, thls m()l,lin, lh(, rosu1s
made a 2nd Lieutenant in Ihe A'. I, j, vl .1WMMf, ..i,,,,, Iirl.s,.,il.
rmir m.-.cvm...o." . ' , for tile Stale Highway Col -
notice received I join Itonins vn
and the opinion was
MILDRED MEDFORD AT HOME
MU. Mildred Medford. who has
been a patient in Piedmont Hospi-
iai, nu..v-, - ..,iL It'!
cing at the home ot ner ' , . ' i.v n,.inv others, that provision
Mr. and Mrs. uryan m-...w.... . .. )( ina((i or ,.unlles l0
Medford was altenaing E,,c""" , ' , I ,,kt. Care of their salary problems,
Ippp in Gainesville. Georgia ai w j Mlford Page 6
time she was taken ill.
Alley Grading Complete,
Soon Ready For Paving
Town workmen are to begin
f installing a 2.000--
worn suun w ' .
foot storm sewer on
the hack a!-
lcvelcd," and grari-
ley, which was
ed last week.
cw'manv vears. the
been adding dirt to the dre . II m
the alley, and this nas week, t
machinery Unshed leveling
Workmen are planting pinusands
of honeysuckle roolings along he
high bank as a measure against
After a "settling period the
town plans to have the alley pav
edTand then many trucks now hav
fnc to use Main Street for loading
and unloading purposes
routed to the allpy-
Force Base, Ga.. today.
Plott was in the engineer eorp
from 1944 to Sept. 1946. serving in
the Phi mines and Japan. Wlne i
he has been in the parachute in
fantry reserves since his discharge,
liU transfer from the ground forces
to Ihe air corps has been expected !
Ploll is a member of Ihe '"cat
.,tl ,.ffi,. uli'i'ff I
laycees Elect New
Off icers; To Hold
Robert C Hall was elected pres
ident of the Waynesvllle Junior
Chandler of Commerce lo replace
Charlie Woodatd at a Jaycee din
ner meeting Wednesday Other
new officer's are Waller Franklin,
first vice president, Dwight Ueaty.
second vice president: Robert Fer-i
guson, ,-ecretary, and Cecil Blan-j
On the Board of Directors are '
John Can-er U-ster Burgin, Jr..
, and Bill Bui gin. Raymond Laid-.
well is State Director
! The new officers were installed
, by J, R. Marks, National Director.
Blue Robinson, first District vice
president, made a reoort on the in
stallation' of new officers in the
, ti-.u k m1 other clubs of this district.
Resurfacing f Highway No. ' : ...,.., was made of the
sioti, W, li Francis, and Flank Fer
guson Judge J. A Rousseau, picidcd.
The May term ol court adjourn
ed Friday afternoon
OLIVF.K VOl .M R KTl'KKS
1(1 llli: NAVY
Oliver Vounl, Jr.,' who lias been
recalled lor duly In the Navy,
leaves lodav for Norlolk Virginia,
Mr. Yount has been
The Mountaineer for Ihe past sev-i
I ion of i heir annual minstrel. The
benefit performances were given
for I u nds with which the club car
ries on numerous charity projects.
Two large audiences attended the
perinormanccs Friday and Saturday
night . at the high school.
The (i5 members of the club pre
sented the two-hour show, which
Included a variety of typical min
strel numbers, ranging from songs,
modeling, and the fast tongue-
lashing of the end-men
of June lo repeal his prle-wlnning
speech before members of the
This is the second speaking con
test thai George lias won. Two
years ago he received a medal pre
sented by Hie Lions Club for his
delivery of Lincoln's "Gettysburg
Hazelwood s poll books closed
Saturday alleinoon with 702 ipiall
fled voters registered, and eligible
lo vole on Mav 2fitb in the merger
elccllon- Last Saturday was the
final dale for r -gistering for the
election on Ihe question of merg
ing Willi Way nesvillc.
Carroll Whilncr, registrar, re
ported that approximately 100 reg
istered (hiring the last week the
poll books were open
Saturday. May l!)lb, will be chal
lenge day. as sel out by the State
Between acts the members took
mployed at 'over the role as carnival barkers election laws
n,l sold "nrize-nackage" eonfec- ine eiecuoo io oe ..no u. iu.
lions in the audience.
lowing Saturday, May 26th.
Hall Takes Over laycee Presidency
Road Work In
County Is Pushed
from Soco t .) ""o - ip''
comptetcri Friday, according to
l;,mrs Kniglit. assistant District
Fngmeer of Ihe State Highway
Commission. No other work Is
scheduled at the present time.
The road work east of Canton is
progressing, but inclement weather
has slowed the schedule. Mr.
Knight believes that "it shouldn t
take too long a matter of two or
three weeks, probably; but we
can t be too specific." At present
workmen are putting stone on the
Jaycec Slate Convention to be held j
not week in Asheville, wilh head-1
quarters In the George Vanderbilt
Hotel. Some six hundred members
from all par's of the state are ex
pected to attend.
The dinner meeting, which was
also "Ladies' Night," was held at
the Lodge. Special guests of the
Waynesvllle Jaycees were Bob Put
nam, past president of the Ashe
ville Jaycees: and Leo Manley.
past National Director, also from
X i II
110 graduates. On graduation day
the seniors themselves will have
full charge of the exercises, with
no outside speaker having been in
viled. Both events have been set
for B o'clock In the school audi
torium. Crabtree's gradauting class con
sists of eight girls and eight boys.
They will hear their baccalaureate
sermon at 2:110 Sunday allernoon,
wilh Dr. H, G. Allen,' .superintend -eiil
of Lake Junaluska. I heir speak
ci. At gradual ion exercises Wed
nesday al 8 p.m. Dr. Clyde F.rwui.
Stale superintendent of schools,
will be the speaker
SI John's graduating class in
cludes eight members The name
of the speakers and ol various
award winners will be announced
There are ;)() seniors al the Clyde
school, and Rev. D D. Gross, pas
tor of Ihe Clyde BaplLst church,
will' deliver the sermon at eight
o'clock Sunday, May 27lh.
Graduation, exercises will be
held Tuesday. May 2Mb. with Or
Paul Reid. president of Western
Carolina Teachers College as
Class nigiil will lie a eight
o'clock Monday, 281 h.
Final Check On
To Be Given Tues.
All chairmen and leaders of the
I various Community Development
Programs in the county are urged
lo nieet Tuesday night, al eight, at
the court house. The purpose of the
meeting is to get a final check on
the insurance program, and dis
cuss tentative extension of solicita
tion time to June first
The county agent's office is anx
ious that every community be rep
resented by an official.
Robert Hall, left, is congratulated by Charlie Woodard, right, retiring president of the Waynesville
'Javcee. Lookin? on i J. H. Mark, -spHirte! director' of Moorevi!!e .'; 'Photo h" Ingram'..
Killed . . . . 0
Injured .... 20
(Thia informalioB com
piled from Boeordt
State Highway t atroL)