Opportunity's Cirtpire-Wayncsvillc Altitude 2,850 feet-Unsurpassed Natural Resources for the Location of Manufacturing Industries
Volume XXXVII. Number 17
Waynes ville, Haywoxd County, North Carolina, ThunJay, April 23, 1925
$2.00 i Year in AHance, $2.50 if not so Pai4
C. E. Ray & Son
THE QUALITY STORE OF WAY
What a wealth of splendid bargains
in quality goods is presented to our
appreciative public at C. E. Ray &
Sons' Department Store in Waynes
ville. It would seem as if some metro
politan wholesale house of the higher
class had found this thriving resort
city and poured its marvelous styles
and beautiful clothing into every de
partment. Staple and fancy groceries
and feeds in alnndance prevail m
their large double store rooms on
C. E. Ray & Sons is a department
.store of quality, and bears the hall
mark of exclusiveness and discrimi
nation in its selections.
It is the place to get nice things to , imported one. This variety of trees is Hlinois on last Christma.
wear, and in the ladies departmsnt j probably indigenous, that is a native matic Art.
may he found such distinctive nr.
tides as handmade blouses, beautiful i
skirts in fine crene weaves and fash-,
ionable fabrics, linen dresses, early
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summer fashins, and crlebrated brand
undenvear and white goods.
Here r:iv be found knickers, golf reflect that vou are observing a form l"d .Vu see it:
hose, sport hats and a wide and va-'of life originating in such a distant; Well, nobody cl.se did. but shortly
;ied line of accessories to dress. They 'part of the world under conditions ft" sunrise last Sunday morning a
have as tine an assortment of sweat-! extreme! v advors!e compared with number of people observed a cloud
crs to be found in this section. those our more fertile soil and more wllich had almost the perfect outlines
The shoe denartment is complete '.genial climate ,of a Riant Zeppelin nestling on Junes'
wdth the latest' modcU and leathers! Bv the wav'did vou notice that Dr. Knob. Without change of outline oV
in women's sport shoes, oxfords and
.i;nre inllri;n Inintir foKrio fur
.evenino-' wear. From men's work
brogans to the most "classic" dancing
Tk oruii-imont is the lastLomo t s
word in seasonable wear, and con-
tains one of the largest stocks of
men's clothing in Haywood county.
The suits represented here are pro
ducts of the country's most famous
tailors including well known brands
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In every detail U K. itay oons,
store maintains the same high stand-1
ard as has made it well known
,;,V, WixrT, VnrOi Carolina.
Mr. C. E. Ray, the efficient and
competent owner of this department
store, is courteous and affable, and
his genial manner has won many
friends for this splendid establish-
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nrflpnt Me is a lovai citizen, kihj if
ment ne s a . y c ,
inorougniy m accora w.u. a
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ways louna eager to as.Bt m c.cl
WaV 'POFBlDrc a .lvw: Vllltl pi ir
launched to promote the material
welfare the further progress and
prosperity of Waynesville the Beau-
C. E. RAY & SONS REPORT FAST
FREIGHT FROM KANSAS.
A carload of ground feed and othr
mill stiifT from Lawrence. Kansas to
Waynesville, a transit of more than
1000 miles in four days.
tnat is tne report Tnaoe uy
Ray senior member of the firm to a
representative 01 tne Mounuunee.. GraveSf chaperone. The fol-' Many times nereioiore 01 coursr..
That cerUirJy is remarkable rap- owin5f shl(tents j, ma)ce the tl.jp: But with each return of spring, it
id transit for a carload of freignt. charle8 w GoW of Green.sb0r8, Wins- sems for "iany. greater and "
Far different such a report from tne ,ow Mc,ve,. of Sanrord Rgy Heffner than ever before. Perhaps that is
complaint of slow transit of freignt of Mai(tenj Ray Heffner of Maiden,'due to inea"' of Tower 10 ,ll'tect nna
fo prevalent among merchants. L H Wallace of Smithfield, Graham ahsorb beauty.
However, remarkable this report ofDozier AtIanta Ga Bro(A TodJi At this writing the red maple has
i-apid transit of freight it is not so' f 0,3,., John of Asho. lost its long held dominance and turn-
remarkable, as the fact that such a j viile c Mintz of "Wjlmington, C. V. ed its over ,ts PPoslte- tllc
Rhipment should be necessary. It is;Kiser of Coids'boro. Kike Kyser of dogwood.
not merely a remaraao.e it,
really an amazing fact.
Cannot Haywood county with ;nc
boasted fertility of its soils, and its
long favorable growing season raise)
.iiflRnliini niiontitv ftf f AT Jill
a u...v....i. Hu..v.y
Kincis ior an me live aw ui
profitably be bred and maintainetl
in the county? If not it strikes one
that, manifestly in the part of the
tillers of the soil of the county, there
must be something wrong in their
WILSON BUILDS NEW BUNG -
R. L. Wil on. the well known car-
penter . m nun-
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gaiOW on a uttmy nwnut? 101 a"
himself. It is located on the left
going down fromni .Miller avenue
some 15. or 20 rods from the inter-
section of this avenue with Daisy
.vn Tha new hnildino' will 'he
equipped wt;Ui Sail 'modern conven
iences and make a very comfortable
and pleasant home for Mr. Wilson
end his family.
It is the first new improvement to
be made in that part of I town for
some time and is sure to be appre-
ciated by all the old residents
Dr. Green's Rus-
sian Olive Trees
Notable for Foliage, Flower and Fra
grance. If on your habitual line of daily,
travpl it will he well worth voir
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while to pause and abserve them. II
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going to and fro it will amply repay Lard apponenU; .general excellence
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yuu iu inaKe apecmi unp iu i;ic in debating, voice, speacn, aouuy 10
northwest corner of Mam street andirelation tTself to the audience and!
Miller avenue, and regale your sense 'arjrlm!nt. The cup is awarded by
both of sieht and smell with their
flowers and fragrance.
The., n-rnwina. n tho Inwn nf fir .
G. D. Green you will fined two tan'olleRe as one of Ui debating team
slender trees with a strange gray,!,, the recent Intercollegiate debase
foliage, a color of foliage not rese.r,which wa.s Won bv Agnes Scott C-.1-,
bleH bv that of anv tree native of i.. , ,wr, r.
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hese trees are specimens of the
sian olive tree. The variety is an
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of the steppes of Asiatic Russia. Its
foliage may be taken as indicating
that it comes from a cold, arid re-1
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gion. It stirs the imagination wh?n
hen, you gaze on these locally
unique trees on Dr. Green's lawn and.
Green was the first man to sprout a
Ltn v.i : knn. rirrt
At anv rut if t)w first one'itself was remarkable. A detached
.glimpsed by this scrivener for the
I Mountaineer. It was whn the Hoci.,r
noon for his mail.
THE CAROLINA PLAY MAKERS
With the largst company of play-
era ever assembled under the direc-'
, i.: nt i. .us.
mi vi mt ummm rijrmiiM:r uu
group of Ururcrsitj -players win Iwve
Chapel Hill April S4th to play in the
roIIOWBMr towns: April 24th. San-
ford; Aipril 25th, Winston-.Salem;
'April 37 tk, Charlotte; April -28th,
Gastoiia; April mh, LmcoJnton;
April 30th, Shelby; May lst,rMarion;
May 2ruJ, Waynesville; May 4tH,
A c-KTlr, Alan ..nn on1
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l-auintir civ stiMlnnrc will r,i dL 11 4ha
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iiu6iBif wiwi,iHR vi liii
one-act plays: Oldtimes, a comedy of
mountain characters; The ScOffletown
outlaws, a tragedy of .the famous
jLowrie gang of Robeson county; and
The Thrice Premised Bride, a ro-
mantic Chinese Folk-Play by Cheng-
Chin Hsiung. Large casts are re-
ired for each of the three plays
staire effects for the
iuiiut;9c (Jieiy iiicuc iicvcisoi'y iiuiu-
of assistants in tne tjechnieal
The players will be accompanied by
profps,nr. Ko..v, ..j nm ,i Mrs.
jRocky Mount, Bill Cox of Rowland,!
H G Strickland of Nashville, F. H.
Koch of Chanel Hill. O. V. Dennv of
iCh&B., Hil, Mi Fjiin-fh Hender.!
son of chapel Hi( MrS- Grave8
n, 1 -mw t . m
,0I (jrvapet H1n, Mr. j. u. King, jr. ot
Wilminirton. Frank GotT of Lumber-
ton, Mr H. Schwartz of High Point,
and L. V. Huggins of Hendersonville.
EPISCOPAL CHURCH NOTES.
Divine worship in Grace Episcopal
church 0" Snnd APriI 26th' wiU
Degin at 8 A. M. in the "HOly Com.
ineunurcn jcnooi wwi meet in tne
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rarisn nouse at iu a. m
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and again at 8 F. M.,
Bishop J. M. Horner of Aahevillc
will hold a special service on Sunday,
the 17th of May, to commemorate
the tenth anniversary of Mr. NVs
ministry in Waynesville.
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averyooay is coraiauy inviieq 10
nil hoaA orvi-
Waynesville unsurpassed 'natural
resources for the location of manu
Friends will be delighted to know
that Miss Isabel Ferguson of Way-
I hrau won nnA hwn nresenttd
with the Oueville Harrold Cup as the
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ments in winning this honor are:
f.,it of the dehatine-
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Isabe also represented her college
at the North Western University of
ill iur ii i coir: i unmnni.Y w.
she will -'graduate
Scott on June I, 1925.
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F-ITEI.IN STUCK ON
-shirt of Pstin it persisted there f'r
moi-e than half an hour. 1 his in
cloud mass that Ps'tion and no
lorger than it was, rarely holds its
form mare than a few minutes.
It would be interesting to know
the number of people for whom :in-
agination made a giant clh-gible bal-
loon of that cloud on the knob Sunday
There are not many localities where
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me cmns-s aorm 1.111 10 aumci me aiienuuii 01
cloud movements, clod colorings con. anios. aily cllller. 0ne ;a a
etitute so reat a fascination for tljaj.h oak tree. on tb. branch of
human eye, as in tne sjsies expanaeo
over Waynesville and the surround-
More than one visitor to our moun-
tain city has remarked that the cloud
pictures here are tar -more wonaercui
nA rauiMtiiiff flfm nt A sh PV1 1 1 P.
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M mer soioumers here find
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nnp f Wlpir ITTMlTeKT OIVerSlODS in
T"' 'aviw nirturfts fease.
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of our skies.
SPRING'S WOVIE SHOW.
"'a ou nonce u. .
Thus week he-e m waynesville.
PPK in her mOT.ng show needed
n hcr "rat pictures. Aire.ioy m
tin's nave lost tneir viviuness aou
are blendine and sinking into sub-
B"t when was there ever .such a
n01 01 "nungs m me o
rrom morning to niornmg ju r
those white splotches that look like
belated snow drifts appearing a little
higher up the mountain side and you
know that before the end of another
tnoiilf la ilrtrruinnl will ivn I'A ltd UJfYito
banner from every mountain crest
as a signal to the world that spring
"as am,c w,e,e luu-
i ARTHUR MILLER BUILDS BUN
GALOW IN HAZELWOOD.
ArUmr mue a Waynesville plum
ber. is having a five-room bungalow
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wood. It will be equipped with bath
I'nnm and a 1 1 mrulflrn ronvpniPTlPiP!!.
A. G. Hollyfield of Wayneille is
doing the carpenter work.
"PETE" GETS HOME.
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nicoiomuo un Uu..Ka.u.
liA mkJ fmm W. irnaavilla In Ttn
,,.lu,nnH Mr Nirnlodiin is Iho mnn.
'ager of the Royal Ice Cream Parlor
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and Candy Kitchen and is known, as
Haywood "opportunity's Empirt",on May 2nd, are now on sale at A1-' Mr. Virge McClure of Canton was resource for the location of manu--altitude
2,850 feet. exander's Drug Store, Waynesville. in town Friday. facturinu industries.
a musical connection .''re
they being mentioned, but in a re
lation that makes them seem more
'interesting than most musical quar-
This Clark quartet consists of a
venerable father, two middle aged
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. d a youthful and aspiring
The homestead of the father,
EPOraim Clark, is on the Asheville
M. a lime way ocyonci me nrsi
hfli driven over on the other side of
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JUHSlUSka on the Way to t lye. it
w nwrly opposite the entrance to the
drive up Pine Top, the sylvan home-
stead of the well known C.losser
A f- r.wla .wh'jitwI thf nnvcrl 1 . V h -
way and opposite the ancestral home
he Clarks is the comparatively
new and rather spacious roiden.-e of
Tii,;,i rinrl, the elilio- son.
the same side of th? hii'h-.v-y
'aiA 25 or SO rods beyond the old ..rick
rjlideiK-e in which the sons were
.reared stands the comfortable and
-oem. t,n,,U ,'irtt fnH:ih i. :m.
pleasantly located cottage home of
C. P. Clark, the younger son.
.Note now. Mere we timl the res,,
denc0 pia(,,. f ,he parents and of the
two sons ; triangular position, all
thrM with speaking distance of each
othcr. This is a situation not often
foun,j jn COUntry districts.
Another notable feature about this
0m.bii.iti:on is that though raised
on fi.np farm there, neither of the
two sons is a farmer. Both have
comc carpenters and skillful build-
,Anj the fourth menibev of the
quartet R. Austin Clark, son of David
CUri has left the farm, and dis-
tiniruished himself in dental collego
circles in Atlanta.
I There are two objects in the home
trpounds of Ephiim Clark that sel-
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which an amaxine number of tufts of
mistletoe are growing. It is doubt-
fuJ if another tree so striking in this
respect exists anywhere within view
aionft tne entire length of the Ashe-
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1 nc uurei uijtL is uic ;n-
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nt" fiJint tu mu n
; Cark homasteads possesses a pe
j'culiar charm which cannot escape
, any passerby who pauses to give it
; more than a moment's attention. The
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mnet aliilrinir fnat lira it Min I r r
most striking feature is "Pine Top."
Las( wwk (h(, pjt,turi, fl, ,he n
trano(, thf di.jve up ,.pjmi To))
rould nnt havp been improved upon
. . landsi-rane archi-
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I. ifii tne nil .1 Lilian )iouji in
dogwoods in full hlooom. The left
, f ,)em h , fi ,(, f
luxuriant emerald clover with the
darker evergreens for a background.
T() tht, i jjrht of (,nl,,lnce jn a liu, ,
holow jn whjfh a sma K,.oup of
fruit m,es was in full bloom also wilh
th(? evrrtret,ns f, ., backgixmn.l. But
the picture depic.s description. Let
the rea(ler ake note (lf th(, ll(,autv
bf thc sp()t when hp passps
w..)y Ub ,)cautv n(,ver (t.pa,, .
Only varies with the seasons.
(:oli(l on!v this imp,.rfet.t .sketch.
v c)osed without a nole
sadn?s BuJ Bphraim Claik, 7
vr oM ho ,nrousrh inir in,i.
' jf sMm knw ,i.,..s Mi '
)fss )ieg on bs bo(, he!plrss strick -
071 wltn a paisy. Has lain the-e
... , months. One has to won -
(,er , such an cmlin must ipJ
flirted upon a long, laborious and
praiseworthy earthly existence.
e expert meat cutter at the City
garnet on vinurcn Mien icii on
noj-seback la.st Saturday afternoon
for a trio over the mountain to hia
farm home near Sunburst. There he
will spend a two week's vacation
helping his family with the sprng(
planting. Then he will return to his;
old ioh here and deftlv slice off the
choice cuts for tlie discrimma
liAKUUSA FLA I -1FAIV E-Ko OI.W'i
The reserved seats for the Cam.
lina Playmakers which will be held
Medford Patch Waynesville Phar
Building Boom macy Expanding
Medford Farm will probably be 'he
name by which the cluster of cot
tages and residences which promises
to grow rapidly, will continue to bo
Medford Farm it will be rememDei.
ed was and still is the name of the
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hotel and summer resort located n
the Asheville Road about mid way
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between Clyde and Lake Junaluska.
For many year the hotel and c
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pie living at various points in Florida.
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Mrs. Hardy Medford were the no
ular host and hostess of the estat,.
I fal1 the Medford harm '...-
(1 1 V itlcd into U)t Ht)l S()!(l Ut actlMl
by a ( anton real estate concern,
Already a number ot purchasers
have begun to bujld and otherwise
. improve their properties. Another
number of them are talking of taking
similar action soon.
Hence it may lie .-aid that uit' 1
building boom ha
lllllHlllL' liooni "as Mailed ai .,1'U-
I A cottage of several rooms tor
uauu i P"", ,,,...,
Champion Fibre Company at Can-on.
is near completion,
Charles 1'enland, another employe
of the Fibre company, has a stone
retaining wall m Iront of his lot
complehd ami woik on a cottage for
him will be unde
barn for John Clevin
ger, the plasterer
has recently been
' Rev. H. N. Rogers, pastor of
church at West
Cossett of Canton, Forest Swayngim
and several FJIorida purchasers c.f
lots are getting ready to build within
'he immediate future
"n me wnoie n iooks as n ,i uiihi
and prosperous season were ju t
u...i f M,lf..,.i ir.m,
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C. P. Clark who lives nearby tne
carpenter and general building me -
cnanic, nas tne contract ior mosi mi'
the buildings to be erected.
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O'l-l-OWHEE UBFEATS S. C. I.
Cullowhee ,N. C, April 10. The
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CuHowhee bodies added another
vietorv to thier list bv defeating theVl.,1 bv the enmino- to them nf n man
S- C 10 ,0 2 in
game. Cullowhee will
next game April IS
S. C. I.
SHIPMENT IX) W A YN ICS VILLF
FROM THE BUREAU OF
Mr. C. ('. I'lott has recently le -n '
notified from the U. S. Department of
Commeice. Bureau of Fisheries, tli.it
a shipment of l."),7.r0 Brook Tr iut '
will arrive in Waynesville on Satur-
day. These fish will he distributed;
Ill lilt' siifuiiis in it" Cl'Ulll,
: ()n la.. Mondav members of the!
R,re (;a. Chamber of Conimerc
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hele in mivanc
ee of about twenty-five
'automobiles and one hundred people
sponsored by the Rome, Ga. Chamoer
of Commerce, which is to leave Rome
on Mav l!th and stop over here on
jts Uener,' to Ashevil,e in the jM.
,ora . . . n- n:i,,-v rt- ,.,,,
rynA r,t , a 1-
Home, Ga.. to Asheville.
Th wvtiPttvilL r-ivi,- io0,inr, nm
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planning to entertain these boosting
At 'ne solicitation ot many lnen is.
M nave oecaea to mane tne race lor "Oh may thy people faithful be
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aiuermaii. 11 eieciea promise 10
serve the people honestly and to the
I believe in progressive ness, but
I also believe in a conservative gov-
DR. J. H. SMATRERS.
Adds New Motorcycle and Side Car
In Order to Give Quirk Delivery.
The Waynesville Pharmacy which
is owned by M. H. Reeves has re
cently irtstalled a HarleyvDavidson
motorcycle and side car to its already
extensively equipped drug store, thia
will insure quick delivery at any and
all times and will be nf great service
to the ever growing patrons of tM
popular drug store.
The Waynesville Pharmacy is an
attractive .store, neat and sanitary
in all its arrangements, and taste
fully fitted with high class furniture,
(fivini; it a high class nppearanc?.
The nieseription department is Uir
principal as-set to this store, nnd
registered druggists are in charge.
One may lie sure that the physician'
pi l sciipt ions will be compounded with
skill anil accuracy, front the purest.
mi u jrs obtainable.
Of com sr the well stocked drug
ile pa i tine nt is in a class by itself,
containing the full line of medicines,
household remedies, toiletry, rubber
roixIs, ami everything that :m iip-'o-dato
pharmacy needs to olTei the
p n 1 1 it-.
A line of beautiful stationery and
perfumes is always on display, anil
very delicious candies.
A nio.st up-to-date soda fnuutais
and ico cream parlor is one of Se
main attractions of this splculiJ
Waynesville business house.
M r Reeves, the propi ieor of the
Waynesville Pharmacy, has just re
turned from Florida where he has
ppent the winter recuperating from
his illness of last fall. He is one of
the public spirited citizens of Way
nesville, and is strong for any move
ment, that will tend toward the prog-
of his t.ommunjtV( am js always
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,iouna leauy ana iiiuik K -
'sunoort to anv worthv cause designed
1 y nrorress ani
, ' vVavnesville and HJ-
TEN YEARS OF SERVICE.
Ton year.s ago the people of Crace
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Churcr in the Mountains were made
fGod who "when he came-exhorted
them all that with purpose of heart
they would cleave unto the I-ord. For
he was a good man and full of the
s- r- ' -' Holy ;host of fai'h."
Fravsj jt sepms fitting that some mention
Sutton sr,ou, i,,, nlade of the valuable er
Mullinax vi(,0 wnj0j, the Rev. Albert New has
I'angle n,niv 1(M s peonle for be has ever
I.ivmg.iod I faithful ininislev of Coil's,
word and Sacraments and the com
fortable (iospel of Christ bar been
Jiougn l, truy pieachi d to his nenple as only
'"''Mi t;al prophet and follower of Chr-',
jcould pieaeb it.
.Mr. .M:v does not murine his in-ttic.st--
to the affairs of (irace chtrcS
for his attitude of friendliness and
kindliness toward nil j jnanife.siel
by the fact that he ha., friends am ng
all th e religious denominations of
Waynes .ille. He is deeply interested
j t.e W(ir, ,,f tu, j;ioni' order and
js Hijrh Priest of the North Carolina
jrs. New is an active worker in
I trie Woman's Auxiliary and Parish
(luild ami being an efficient musician
she adds much to the intere.-t of the
jchun-h sen-ices hy giving her services
dloth jMr. and Mrs. Nev. are so
quift "bout the work they do in th
, AlasU-r's name that much thej do
passes unobserved by many.
In addition to the above remaika
'ct 14 bct K!l1'' tha' ,houKh numerical!,
Grace church may not be much larger
than it was when Mr. New took
charge there is no doubt thai I h.
spiritual life of the church has b en
deepened and his rail jntnwtual
w""' iuuui. oroati mimi-
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he is a rector of which any Episcopal
church may well be prond.
Arid in Uiey pastor s honor Thee
And with them work and for th?m
And gladly Thee in them obey:
Receive the prophet of the Lord
And give the prophets' own reward.'
i Waynesville unsurpassed natural