Opporlurjty's Empire-Waynesville Altitude 2350 feet-Unsi
cd Natural Resources For the Location of Manufacturing Industries
Volume XXXVII. Number 18
Waynesville. Haywocd County, North Carolina, Thuulay, April 30, 1925
$2.00 a Year in Advance, $2.50 if not so Paid
Has Built Up
J. M, MOCK HAS MAJ)E WAY
VILLE'S LARGE DEPARTMENT
STORE SHOPPING CEN
TER FOR COMMUNITY
A store wherein radiates hospital-1 Many friends will be greatly pleas
ity, courtesy and a desire to serve, ed t0 know that Hon j w Fereuson
is that of J. M. Mock, proprietor of
Waynesrville's large Department More.
And while these features contribute
to the general pleasant atrnosphere
of the store, they also combine with
splendid merchandise of hign quality, 'counties.
which together attract and hold 'he. governor McLean announced the
crowds. appointment of 20 members of the bar,
The slogan, "Fai Dealing and one from each judicial district of the
Quality," but voices the sentiment of'8tate which t0Kether with the ireem
its owner n making this place of bers of the SUpreme court and the
business the shopping center for all superior court judges, will comprise
of Haywood county. the judicial conference created by
This store, with its well arranged 1925 general assembly,
departments, has all the appearance j In the list of appointees 16 are dem.
of a high class city store. The. era ts and four republicans. The act
stock consists of everything in dry-- under which the .judicial conference
goods, merchandise, fine dress goods was created provides for a continu
and ready-to-wear for every member 0us study of organization, rules and
of the family and for every age. 'methods of the judicial system of tho
(At the present time they are state and the practical workings and
showjpg an elegant line for Spring results produced by the system,
and Summer in dry goods, clothing. The governor's appointments by dis
and shoes. They carry a splemlid tricts are as follows:
line of gents ready-to-wear clothing,1 First, J. C. B. Ehringhaus, Eliz.i
very desirable and their good value beth City, democrat,
imd fair prices have made these ar-j Second, H. G. Connor, of Wilson,
tides great features of their Spring democrat.
trade. They have also many useful! Third, R. C. Dunn, of Endfield, clem.
articles for the home. Visitors leav-' &crat.
ing Waynesville take with them kind I Fouith. Geoige K. Fi-eeman, of
thoughts for this beautiful stoits and
its courteous proprietor. Fifth, J. B. James, of Greenville,
Mr. J. M. Mock, owner of Waynes- democrat,
file's large Department Store, i Sixth, G. V. Cowper, Kinston, dem
one of the leading citizens of his ocrat.
home town. Always interested in the Seventh, J. Crawford Biggs, R-al-advancement
of his community and eirh, democrat.
in any improvement for the benefit.
oi town and county, he is always
ready: to contribute his assistance Ninth, J. Baynard Clark, of Fay
to any cause designed to further im- ettevUle, democrat,
prove and build up WaynesvQle and Tenth, W. J. Brogden, of Durham,
promote its progress nd prosperity,
Starting with little capita! lie has, Eleventh, B. S. Womble. of Win.
built up one of the nicest, prosperous ston-Salem, democrat,
basiness concerns ih Waynesville an;! Twelfth, W. P. Bynum, of Greens
Mr. Mock is an inspiration to any boro, republican.
young man starting in business in a Thirteenth, H. F, 'Seawell. of Car
small way. thage, republican.
i Fourteenth. Charles W. Tillett, Jr.,
HAYWOOD FURNITURE MFG. CO. of charlottee, democrat
TURNING OUT FINE DINING , Fifteenth, A. k Price, of Salis
ROOM SUITES. fcurV( pUblican.
1 Sixteenth, Clyde R. Hoev. of Shelby,
Canton Enterprise. democrat.
Only one kind of furniture and just( Seventeenth, Johnson H. Hayes, of
one quality is the output of the Hay- Nortl) Wilkesboro, republican,
wood Furniture Mfg. Company, locat- Eighteenth. B. E. Hudgins. of Ma
ed in the easter section of Waynes-' democrat.
ville with Colonel J. H. Howell, Gen-, Nineteenth, J. C. Merrimon of
oral Manager. This reporter had the ' Asheville, democrat,
pleasure of looking through the plant Twentieth, James W. Ferguson, f
a day or two ago, and with some de- Waynesville, democrat,
gree of pride noted the fine pieces of The conference will be composed
walnut that are b;ing made there. !of the ehief justice. presiding; all the
Four pieces are manufactured en-' associate justices of the supreme
tirely, namely, the buffet, Hie server, courti the judges of the superior court,
the china closet and the table. The the attorney general and 20 Iaw.vrs
chairs are purchased elsewhere pa. tly named by the governor. The cleric of
made and are completed here, making the supreme court will be secretaiy
a full dining room suit., including nf the cnnfeivnee
chairs finished here,
From three to four carloads of this
furniture go out from the factory
every week, making a value of about spect -to the work of the various parts
three thousand dollars a car. As a and branches of the state's judicial
matter of interest, it may be said system and in the practice anil pro
that a suite of this furniture retails i cedure of the courts,
where it is sold that way for from j The governor is required to report
two hundred to two hundred and fifty the recommendations of the confe'
dollar. ence to the succeeding general as-
This factory is comparatively a new . pem'bly.
enterprise having been begun only I Tn's conference, for the first time,
a few months ago. It is building up ! provides machinery for the admin
a good business and gradually widen- j istrative organization of the North
ing its sphere of business connec-1 Carolina judicial system to the end
tons. that the system may be the co-o''.
jdinated for the purpose of expediting
HONOR ROLL FOR WAYNESVILLE I trials and bringing about reforms in
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. court procedure.
j "The plan,'" said the governor, "is
First Grade Jris Buckner. Theit no(. a new one It nas been in force
Case, Willie Rutha, Martha Way, in connection with the federal judicial
Willard Francis, Earl Caldwell. system for fomc vears and jn that
Advanced First Grade-John P- juridiction has brought about bene
G'"'0''3' ftciol results under the leadership of
Second Grade Louise Stringfield, Chief Justice Taft.
Robert Sloan, diaries Turbyfill. "The plan has also been in success.1
Fourth Grade Edna Garrett, Ma- ful operation in several of the states
riea McDowell, Mary E. Mock, Mar- and has worked out well wherever it
rietta.Way, James Harden' Howell. has been tried. One of the main pur
Fifth Grsde GeralcV'ne Brlgrgs, poses of the conference is to bring
Carolyn Haynei. together the supreme and .superior
Sixth Grade Charles Russell, May court .nidges in ordsr that they may
Crawford, Albert New. have an opportunity of' exchanging
Seventh Grade Flora Turpin, Ed- their experiences and keeping in touch
wina McDowell. , w'th the supreme court judges tnd
k member? of the bar in working; out
Mrr and Mrs. Kuckler and family of some p'an whereby the operation of
Florida, who have recently purchased thi judicial system moy be improved."
the Walter Hawk residence, arrived Ohief Justice Stacy will probably
this week to spend the summer. - call the conference to meet at an
STATE JUDICIAL BODY CHOSEN
BY CHIEF EXECUTIVE.
Hon. J. W. Ferguson of Waynesville
I Represents Twentieth District.
, fan ,njRhly honored by being
Appointed on the State Judicial Board
, The 2Oth Judicial District is com-
of Haywood, Jackson, Macon,
t-ay Swain, Cherokee and Graham
Jjjjghth, J. O. Carr, Wilmington,
democrat.' -1 . . -
The act further provides that the
conference shall make recommenda
tions annually to the governor in re-
OVER A MILE OF DRAIN TILE
USED ON AlLLEVS CREEK.
We frequently read of great re-
clamation projects proposed or carried
out by the state anil tederai govern-
Right .'now here ujf Waynesville)
'township you may see a piece of re-
clamation work on the part of a pri -
'vate individual which exhibits fea-
tures of more than ordinary interest.
I mi i" iirvc ""iic c ; iiivniic. Fr'tnds of Mr and Mrs Charles associated wiin improvements oi.'hchi m mm iiimiiuuuu, lucairu run
that within the last three or. f ourij R Tnonlgs wili 'regrvt t0 ieain that t'vcry nature which have been carried -eniently on the coiner near the po?t
' months, over a mile of four inch drain. ,,' t vt... out on a larce scale, and which nave office and recognized as one of the
tile were laid. To be exact 6,000
feet. Come to think of it just 20 feet
more than a mile.
In addition to the tile a good many
, . .
rods of stone drains were put in. The
tract of land reclaimed approximates
. . i j
30 or 35 acres. It is a part of the
well known dairy farm developed by
F. C. Welch, but now owned by J. M.
long, one of Hazelwood's prosperous
This tract of land lies near to an I
within plain view of the Ashevillo
' Atlanta highway. Many of the readers
of the Mountaineer will recall what
a rough, ugly, stumpy, stony piece
of land it was for rany y.ais an. I
apparently worthless except for the
pasturage it afforded.
I It was also within pi.; in view o
Mr. Long's store., also of his resi-
dtnee and it may be assumed it was
an aggravate eye sore to him. At
'any rate after acquiring ownership
of the land last summer he gets busy
i aiiii oca men aiiu ivivcs ii' wwiii
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to clear away the stumns and stone.
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smiling field, fair for the eves to
11 10 riiiiicv . ,il w unuili ilitti
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Ulthin tkv o,.c i,.t ...
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claimed tract will prove to be the
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most productive part of that we
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managed dairy farm. Major Swift,
IntunAim, lf 4aiMM -wna ir tin 1,
o-f?rseer of the reclamation work
Upon Eb 'Miller of Quinlantown was
cast the l-esponsibility of seeing that
the tile were properly laid.
Mr. Long obtained the tile a ear-
load from a tile factory near Greenr-
hmn M r H t ho .., Jim
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Thc average cost oer rod of the drain-
age work including the tile, Mr. Long
informed a representative of t'n ;
Mountaineer, .figures approximately
So lar as known to the Mountaineer
tnis is tne nrst instance or tne lay-
ing of more than a mile of tile in one
season on the part of any private
citizen of Haywood county. Certainly
it is noteworthy enterprise exhibited
by the Hazelwood merchant.
HON. ("HAS. R. THOMAS, FORMER
CONGRESSMAN. WILL SPEA-X
IN GRACE CHURCH PAR-
iThe members of "Grace Church in
the Mountains" are much gratified
to know that Ex-Congressman C. R.
Thomas, foi.T.ly of New Bern, but
now a reside;; of Waynesville, has
consented to .onluct the Adult Bible
'Clash ever; Sunday moring in
Grace Chi:: h I'arish House.
As ever, oily knows, Mr. Thomas
'iS a di i inguished and eloquent
speaker, and a large and constantly
increasiry- attendance at the Bfblc
weekly stud is confidently antici
Mr. Thomas' first address will be-jin
at ten o'clock promptly on Sunday,
MaySrd. The tonic will be: "The
appearances of the Risen Christ ly
the Lake of Galilee" based on St.
John 21st chanter, iftrst twelve versus
The Rector will preach at the Holy
Eucharist at 11 A. M. and will again
speak at 8 P. M
Everybody is cordiallv invited.
REV. ALBERT NEW,
early date said the governor. The
initial meeting will be for the purpose
of effecting an organization primarily,
The creation of this judicial con-
fcrence is one of the measures recom-
mended by Governor McLean in his
inaugural address and in his first
formal message to the general as-
Governor McLean expressed the
oninion that under the lendershin of
th? chipf 1llsti.r nnrt tha nacn.niatjk
justices of the supreme court with
the co-operation of the superior court
judges and members of the bar, bene-
ficial and constructive resuits in con-
nection with t'h; state's judicial sy-
tern would be attained.
Hon. C. R. Thomas
SELLS HOME AND MOVE TO
! WESTERN PART OF STATE
Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Thomas
to Make Future Home in Way-
i the depot, in the midst of that
Tn following article taken from'booming section of our community
tne Sun-Journal, New Bern, N. C,
'wjli b, of interest to many friends
f Mr and Mrs. Thomas in Waynes-
Wavnesviie whei they will reside been of inestilnaible wulue to th?
-n juture !entire community.
. durin'' Hyattfi Company, in its wide spread
" . "laS, V ' ' ' ."'w-'distribution of products, has brought
the last nail of last week and Mr. i , ... ., , .
... . , . , . ,the attention of the outside world to
uumias is expt'CT-wu cu ivuuw iuhxk1"
Wayncsville, where they have both
spent a Rreat deal of time during
previous summer! because of Mrs.
For a nuumber of years the counle
has been counted among New Kern's
most influential and popular citizens Re(.ent,y cl. ,,, ,lfu,,. ,,.. oad lf ,.,.
ami they will be greatly missed from fei.tilizer was distributed to farmers i In addition the store (allies a corn
local circles. Mr. Thomas an attor-ia )v(i. HayW0(1(, ,.OUI1,v Th(, c.,.'rlete line ef drugs and chemicals. ;.9
ney is a native of New Bern, and a (,sjw business growth of this er,-!''H as toilet articles nd prepaia.
member of one of the most promi- telp,.i!le has (.,. phenominal in every tions, runber goods and stationery ami
nent families of the eastern part of .,. , iu ., ... ,u i,.ls ,. ,,r ihe most Kiinilar,- Kiln
, me Mlie aim ivi wim- in mo a ...v.,,-
ber of the national house of re pre-
sentatives from this district. Mrs.
Thomas is also a member of a prom-
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inent curonna iamny, Deing a oaun i-
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l"e' u', ."of important nature come to Hay-
Muffin snp fMnviro tn Vw Hpm 1 wim . .....
The m e v
brick colonial Thomas
home on hast
i-ront street almost
oe ,i i,v,.,K'-in i.viit- i aiiiu-
cture to exterior and inienii,
peing in equisne lasie anu ueauiy,
.V. , , , .
Ps been purchased b'- Mr. and Mrs,
i . - ,
John Havwood Jones.,
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r.ici.i.Mi.TH. v ijin u-rtAimrv
Did y rj notice
The finest ofthis spring,
ditions were better than
Iw. -l- K: .;. f
the fresh new foliage had not yet - al -
together vanished. Next week they
will be merged in deep sober hues.
n Wednesday morning the broken
cloud masses drifted slowly across
the milkly baldric of the skies and
east undescribably comic
tesque moving ffgures on
slopes of the mountains,
Reprehensible waste of
gazing at cloud' -hadow1
pi tu' i"; ?
Well not more so than night aft"i
night gazing at the senseless p t-
tures countless, thoughtless people
spend their good money for.
And then if you are of a reflcc-
: i.hi....i.wii, j.-
self observing the kalodiscopic mov-
ing scenes on the mountain slopes,
your internal eye may focus iielf
on the comic picture made by th,'
human race strutting arogantly down
the scivcn of the age-.
What is this vagrant
uuownee, a. 1... a pi 11 ;.- in-
dates of the commencement at ihe
Cullowhce State Noimai School are
-"a-v the twenty-seventh to twenty-
ninth. However, the annual sermon
to be preached by Rev. J. T. Mangum,
pastor of the Methodist church,
Waynesville, will occur on Sunday,
May the twenty-fourth, just before
'he final quarterly examinations. The
annual address will be delivered by
President John E. Calfee of the
Asheville Normali and Associated
JUNIORS OF BAPTIST .SUNDAY
sinuui. umi u. mivr,
The junior boys and girls of the
Waynesville Baptist Sunday school,
accompanied by Mrs. W. T. Crawford,
Miss Hazel Ferguson and Mr. and
Mrs. O. L. Brigg, enjoyed a hike to
the Pigeon Gap Saturday afternoon,
April 25th. Those enjoying the hike
weie: Mae Crawford, O. L. Briggs,
J:.. Opraldine Rriirirs. Rnv Rriros. C.
T Tew .Tr Alton Tpw KYam-P !
Rnfrin Ploio Cmatl,,,. Poxr Rnrivm
Sibyl Underwood, Mack Miller, Paul
Tew, Marcus McCracken, George
McCracken. Elizabeth Stewart, Minnie
ICalhoun. Oberia Underwood,
'Phillips. Wood row Ferguson,
Underwood, Kate Calhoun.
One of Our Big
HYATT & COMPANY. ONE OF
I WAYNESVILLJSS GREATEST
The great double warehouse :ind
store of Hyatt & Company is located
The lumber and coal yards are nearby,
As one of the leading enterprises of
the county, it has done a great parti
'in the upbuilding of every movement
Haywood county. This firm is really , 'in seivice. and has been a leading
mammoth in its business endeavors, factor in the development of ronli
They handle -finished lumber of eve y dence by the people in modern (inii;
description and kind, sell coal, feeds, seivice. Physicians recommend the
paints, farming iiv.plonuTjs, huijil- -"tore because they know their pa
ing material, ranges, soves, and even ' tients will get exactly what is pi -hardware.
Their stock is immense, ' scribed, an.l registered pharma.-isti
ltintiinir into thousands of dollars. constantly in charge of the de-
.,,. .. .., rii.n-.. h,w :,... v
n,thods of the me,, !,,i,.rrtrH in
otr. Messrs. r.. ,l. Hyatt and W
-p she Inn h ivi. i.(-n m inv .iv,ni
nl-ion naie sun man ciiangv'
wood county within the past lew
year", and they are looking ahead to
a i)li(fht nnd prosperous future, ni t
0lv fo. Waynesville .but for the nifny
splendid mountain town in this whole
W(,nd,.ful region. These men have
a-ways ll(,t.n instrumental in boosting
for the better and 'hey have been ar- Every town or city of any impor
:'iit advocates of progression, a.ld ta"c har Kexall Store among its
have never failed when called on for .better class of business estaj
sup'port and influence in advancing lisbmcnts. In Waynesville, The Rex
the important interests of state, coun- all Store is owned and operated by
ty and community. ! Messrs. O. T. Alexander and Sam H.
The firm of Hyatt & Company mean Jones, and is one of the most pop
much to Waynesville and Haywood ular drug stores in Haywood county,
yKyy K.N I KKI'KISK FOR H ZKL-
. I.. t, Fisher one of the ,i.erchanis
0f that nlace. is having the interior
f n frame store huilding near the
K)stoftice on the south side of .Main
stuet in Hazelwood, remodelled and
redecorated, and a new front not on
In this lefuiiiished building he p-n.
pose.s to oiien a tea room soon. '
Mr. Fisher ..-ivi llaelw.,n,l h.,
never boasted such an institution and
thai he can think of no reason why
on? of the kind should not pi-i.e
a paying venture. He expres. ,s
gieai coiiTioence in tn:1 present proni-
ises of a good tourist and resort m"i-
son fort his year,
YORK KITE REUNION CLOSES,
On last Friday evening the Y.i i;
Kite Masonic Bodies cloved one of the
ino-t insp', ing and interesting iv-
unions h.ld by the local organisation.
A class f forty-live candidates from
places in the western put of
the state received the Canitular, Cry p.
tic and Templar degrees
P' omiimnt vinis tfioni out of
town were: E. R. Hampton, Grand
High Pries', of Grand Chapter of
North Carolina. Raymond II. Boyer.
Senior (iiand Warden of Grand Com-
mandeiy of North Carolina, Howard
c;. Ftheri.to-o r.ranA PvmninJ
ductor of the Grand Council of North
Caiolina, Rav F. Ebbs, High Priest'
of A'shevWe Chanter. No :ta. Mr i
Noiton of Ashevillj ; J. B. Brooks of
Rolbinsville; J W. Shook of Clyde; I..
"" " ' "--"'. i"K
J- omngieiiow, t. k.
Henley, A. D. Hallett. Sunburst; H.
W Hoffman. Ren M On- P
The Carolina Mountaineer has one
of the very best equipped printing
offices in all North Carolina. In fact
there is material from th? consolida-
tion of thipo Hiffpront nrintinc nffior
Th mnnBcoinont h,. nn
uhnlAuai. ef aAA't on., n.lnilK-
material at this time or at any time
m the near future. We have no in-
tcntion of consol'dating any material
or printing equipment for the simple
.ea5on that we have more material
than absolutely necessary.
An Asset to
ALEXANDER'S DRUG STOKE
i SPLENDID ASSET TO COM-
' M UNITY IN EVERY WAY.
"We adhere to the old-time pro
pie that a drug store is a real asset
to a city and should specialize .n
work for humanity as the right hand
' of the physician, attdbutyig our
growth and success largely to that
Thus the proprieors of Alexander's
Drug Store summarize the develop-
j leading pharmacies of Waynesville
in:i one which has added materially to
. 'he attractivenjoss and facilities of
. Way nesvi lie's shopping district.
Ihis lirm specializes in prescrip-
loull .1111'- 11 town. A new
c'ln - nl and most un-to-date.
The proprietors are druggists of
wide exoeiienee and give much of
their time to the development of their
business. They are wide-awake, pro
gressive and public spirited, boosters
or Wavnesviile. and always found
ready 1111,1 willing to give f their
''W !lr'l means in support of any
cUse det gned to build up the com-
munity anil piomote the wellare and
prosperity of its people.
RATCLIFF COVE NEWS.
1 "' " - v. un.- dl-
ing corn: some are done, while others
aie nrepaiing their land to nut it in
a more thorough condition. Weather
conditions for the past two weeks has
been unusually tine for preparing
lands for corn and gardening, which
has been taken advantage of by most
all our farmers who have conic to
realize the most important thing is
t ) o'.itain good results. ,
Wheal u: lookiii"- tine, oat-, clover
ai:,i gr.-ihs, oi wnn h tneie has ben
an unusual nop sown, U coining up1
w.il, thcuigh needing some rain.
At mi sent the fruit nop i no: as
pioiiiising a- it w:is two week - ao.
Our n;;Mie M'hool closed a very
funissliil lei. li Tliursilay, April 2.1 rd.
which was enjoyed very much by ail
.cscnt. Tile --hool attended and
took riart in th.' town-hip coniniencc
ment on the 24th an.l did u murknidy
we'l considei ing pa--! oppoi lunil 'w,
the short time Im making piep-iia-t
ii n : s and lack of ..,pl..at;-! on
fiart of some of t!:c )ali,)ii.-. on nt
t .tiding th.- township eomai, nceinen'
end ous-'iving tic inteie 1 maiiif.'st
ed nnd re-ults ontaiinvl and the co
operative soirit shown by all .mi.
it-rned should he siiiricieni u, sati-'y
the ine-t skeptic mini thai we aie
em. , ing- upon the d-iwn of a new
day for the development and advan e.
ment of the educational interest in
Waynesville township, all of w'.i -h
our school hoard and teacher should
b h'Kby nmlnu"nl11 11
Th ,, .,,.', V
chaptE,. of t, mt ApH, ,
with Mrs. L. M. Killian and Mrs. W
m Kininn s i,M)K , ,,
of Mrs L. M. Killian. "
The question of re-organizing ana
naming children's chapter was dis
cussed, but left for further conwid
nation until next meeting!
The usual business, was taken eaii
of after which the" jfcjllowing pro.
gie.m was rendered.1"'' ' "
iier.e'Hi Ljee s Anniversary in
Philaoielfkhieif' was reac from
teran.. - f . . , ,. . . j
Miss Ri th Wjfcj ))mjEz&
th WannWiaker were gu"sts of '-hi
ejifq ailiurned to n
th" Miis.' V. C Nobeck.
T!l JlSStoJ!??.. .ssrtri... dljciout