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Volume XXX VIL Number 88
WAYNESVILLE, HAYWOOD COUNTY, TORTH CAROLINA THURSDAY, OCTOBER J, 19ZQhj
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COUNTY SUNDAY SCHOOL CON
Beginning at 7:30 o'clock, Tuesday
night,. October 13, and continuing
through Wednesday, the Haywoid
County Sunday School Convention
will be held at the Baptist church.
Participating in the convention will
be Miss Myra Batchelder, General
Superintendent S. C. Sunday School
Association, and Miss Daisy Magje,
Children's Division . Superintendent
North Carolina Sunday School Asso
ciation. Among the local county
workers taking part on the program
will be the following: Dr. W M.
Sikes, Rev. A. C. Gibbs, Rev.. A. V.
Joyner, Rev. W. H. Pleas, and Rev,
G. W. Phillips.
One feature of the convention will
be the presentation of a beautiful
pennant to the Sunday school having
in the convention the largest number
of representatives, sixteen years of
age and over, according to the num
ber of miles traveled. The contest is
open to all Sunday schools in the coun
ty. The pennant will be presented at
the close of the session on Wednesday
An unusually large attendance of
workers from the entire county is
expected. All sessions of the conven
tion are open to the public, and all
who are interested in the advance
ment of the Sunday school, whether
they are active workers or not, are
invited to attend.
The full convention program fol
Tuesday Night, October 13.
i, 7:30 Song.
Scripture Reading and Prayer Dr.
W. M. Sikes, Canton.
Song. . ,
7:45 Reaching and Holding the
Young People Miss Myra Batch-'
elder, Spartanbur, S. C, General Su
perintendent South CaVolina Sunday
8:20 A Three-fold Aim of Relig
ious Education for the Child Miss
Mary Magee, Raleigh, Children's Di
vision Superintendent North Carolina
Sunday School Association.
8:50 Record of Attendance.
9:00 Adjourn. t
Wednesday Morning, October 14. v
Scripture Reading and Prayer Rev.
A. C. Gibbs, Pastor Methodist church,
10:45 Piloting the Sunday School
Miss Myra Batchelder.
11:15 Business Period.
Reports of Officers.
Appointment of Committees.
Record of Attendance.
11:40 Reaching the Unreached
Million Miss Daisy Magee.
12:10 Offering for Support of
County and State Sunday School As
Lundh at the church. Everybody
come and bring a basket.
; Wednesday Afternoon, October 14.
Scripture Reading and Prayer Rev.
A. V. Joyner, Pastor Baptist chu;h.
i 2:10 How to Make Missionary lu
traction Effective in the Sunday
School Rev. W. H. Pless, Canton.
t 2:25 The Organised Class at Work
4-Miss Myra Batchelder.
i 8:05 The Child in the Midst Miss
Daisy' Magee. ' "
I 3:85 Suggestion and Problem So'v
jng Period. ' Everybody requested to
present their suggestions and prob
lems for discussion.
s 3:50 Business Period:
i Reports of Committees and Election
Place of next meeting.
$ Presentation of Attendance Pennant
Wednesday. Night, October 14.
! 7:80-rJ5ong. , , t
Scripture Reading and Prayer--Rcv.
G W, Phillips, Pastor Presbyterian
churchy-Canton. . (1
' t 7:45-rWorship In the Sunday School
Miaa Daisy Migee. t
t. 8:20 Song. i ,
8:25 Through the Eye-Gate-r-Misi
TO W5! COLUMNIST
Miss Eva Barczuy, u society beautj'
of Budapest, Hungary, Is engaged to
Jay Knuffman, one of the mout popular
newspaper column conductors of New
York. The wedding will take place
October 4 In Budapest
W. N. C. BAPTIST PASTORS' CON
A conference of Western North
Carolina Baptist Pastors will be held
in the First Baptist church Tuesday
and Wednesday, Oct. 13 and 14. An
interesting program Juw been pre
pared and a number of interesting
nddresses will be delivered on vital
subjects. There will be preaching
on Tuesday night by one of th vis
iting ministers. . The program be-
gins Tuesday't v'jflfternoon and viil
close Wednesday at noon.
The public is ' 'cordially invited to
'ittend this meeting. It will be help.
ful to laymen as well as mim.-vterS
because it will deal with subje:i in
which the whole' church is interested
WAYNESVILLE HIGH WINS FROM
The "Waynesville township school
defeated Mars Hill high school 19-13,
Friday afternoon. Owing to the con
oition of the field after a steady
drizzle, fumbling waa frequent with
!wth teams, however, touch downs
were made by both teams, through
bad passes. Ball, . right end for Marc
Hill, recovered two of Waynesville';
tumbles and were able to make touch
down, while .Barber, left end for
Waynesville, made a 90 yard run
through the slush and made a touch
down. . During the last quarter two
of Waynesville first team iron, Davis
and Campbell, were substituted which
retted Waynesville two touch down.
Jones' brillian broken field running
and the unusual playing of Davis,
Campbell and Crockett, featured for
the vctors, while Ball's defensive work
starred for the visitors.
HONOR ROLL WAYNESVILLE EL
First Grade Clarence Mobley, Hil
da Way, Katherine Palmer.
Fourth Grade Roaalyn Ray.
Fifth Grade Bobbie Way, Edna
Garrett, Mary ' Mock, Marion Mc
Dowell, -. Marcus McCracken, Mary
Sixth Grade Matha Neal, Charlean
'iurbyfill, Elisabeth Garrett.
Evangelist Thurston B. Price will
1 reach at . ', Long's Chapel Sunday
morning,' Oct 11, 'at 11 A. M. The
pastor, Rev. Frank Siler, will proact
at Clyde -at 11 A. Mand at Long's
Chapel at 7:30 P. M. v
' " - , Special .'Notice.
A pennant frlB be presented to the
Sunday school Xavinjr in the conven
tion the large4 ,, numbed of repre
sentatives, sixteen, yean of age. and
everaecording Vet the number of miles
traveled. Records- will be taken at
each session of 4he convention. The
pennant will be presented at the close
of the session on Wedneaday after
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X. TBAILEYf County Preeident.
' LIZZIE SOGERS, Co. Secretary.
)By M. L. Shipman.)
Raleigh, N. C, October 5. The
issuance of the Prison Audit re
port, the trial of W. B. Cole, it
Rockingham for the murder of W.
W. Ormond, Gov. McLean's declara
tions comparing North Carolina's
type of prosperity with that of
Florida and a number of minor mat
ters absorbed attention here during
the week. Far and above all other 1
matters, however, was the Cole trjal.
the interest in that exceeding any
thing of its kind in the hist'vy of
tho present generation.
Progress in the trial at Rocking
ham was watched closely during the
the week with the Raleigh Times
getting out an afternoon extra car
rying the testimony verba'.im of that
day. This was avidly seize ! by the
people. Reports coming here from
Rockingham were that huge crowds
packed the court room, a large num
ber of staff correspondents were on
hand to write the trial from evcrj
angle and the Associated Press ha",
a special wire into the court room
to give the trial to the paper by
word. As the trial progressed inter
est increased until the climax of Sat
urday when Cole faced the cross ex
aminers as to why he killed the Ril
The report of the auditors on the i
state prison finances left much to be
desired by both sides of the contro
versy. It showed an "operating bal
ance" of about $38,000, but did not
figure on money spent on this yea,''siof the State insufficient to meet re
crop planting. This made it an aVftuirements and declares that the s;.s
crual basis statement and playeil
into the hands of those who have
contended that accrual basis of fi
nancing is sound, led by former Gov
ernor Cameron Morrison. On the
other hand the proponents of Gov
vernor McLean feel that his state
ment is sufficiently clear to avoid
heat of controversy. State Auditor
Baxter Durham is authority for the
statement that the State under Mc
Lean was pledged to the "cash"
basis of financing -while the Govern
or's statement of the prison finan
ces is on the "accrual" basis.
The Governor has been kept in
"hot water" ever since he reappoir.t
ed George Ross Pou as head of the
penitentiary. He has had to ex
plain every action in connection
with State Prison since and there is
no indication that the financial state
ment has eased the situation or that
there will be any letup in the at
tacks on the administration in this
The Governor almost came out for
exemption of the people from income
taxes in Charlotte -when he prai.-i
Florida's progress and said it was
because of that state's new tax lew;'.'
He halted with his praise and thi
holding of tbo far southern state up
as an exa-iple however and added.
hat while he did not wish to be cor-
strfaed as wishing the income tax
abolished still he felt that it was :
fair example in Florida of what will
happen when capital finds it can come; Idly developing sections of the Ame--nto
a state wflhout paying high for I 'can Union."
the privilege. At the same time.el
uiged North Carolinians to seize the
opportunities at hand and develop I
North Carolina whose basic founds-1
tion is much sounder that that of,
Florida. Governor was speaking in !
Charlotte. Later he sent a message
to be read at a gathering in Asheville
which he urged further development
of -water powers of the State. "Mr.
McLean. is saying some thing every
ime he talks and not indulging in
mere platitudes. It has become cyi
dent he has some real constructive
measures in mind for. North Caro-1
Una's improvement and did not g;i
elected just to be governor.
The Salary and Wage Commission
report will be made public on OcW service as a token of esteem for faith
ber, 11 and there la considerable in- ful service.
terest in whatthat body haa doneJ: It is announced that ten per cen.
It general progress already has been of the 1925 cotton crop for this Sfrte
hinted at rather broadly however. . J had, been ginned prir to September 10,
-Raleigh is looking forward to the aggregating 110,046 bales. The count.
World Series this week and the but- ty of Robeson takes the lead wi&
letin boards probably- will be crowd- 11,482 bales and Harnett second with
ed. ' The Raleigh Times will , bro- 10,103. Early ginning are attribute -cut
by radio while the News and ble. to theJ long hot season i during
Observer will use the Playograpb in
front of it building., t, - '
According to figures compiled by
Insurance Commissioner Wade, the
tax -en bnfidinee end loan association
shares during the fiscal year ended
June 30, 1925, aggregated in amount
the sum of $60,108.93 on the 600,000
certificates yielding this class of rev
enue. The tax to ten cents on each
$100 shares which is equally divided
between the city, county and State.
During the week of October 5th to
10th C. O. Moser, General Manager
of the American Cotton Growers' Es.-
change of Memphis, Tennessee, will
deliver addresses to meetings of cot
ton growers, and business men in
various sections of the State with tne
view of increasing interest' in ilio
production and disposition of the
white staple next year.
Figures compiled by the State de
partments of Insurance and Reveir.ic
show a total tax collections for the
month of August of $655,466 exclu
sive of the receipts of the Automo
bile License Bureau. Of this amount
the Insurance department, in taxes
and fees, is place at $355,970.74; IV
partment of Revenue, $299,495.26.
Thomas Robinson of New Hanover
county and John McMillian of Moore
county, both colored, died in the
tlectric chair at the State's Prison
ere Friday, thus paying the penn't;.
demanded by the State for criminal
Superintendent Allen, of the State
of Education, speiks
strongly for a direct tax for tlio
support of the public schools. The
superintendent thinks . the present
valuation among the various counties
tcm of dual support now practiced in
financing the schools of the State
has proven inadequate and should be
revised. X state-wide ad valorem tax
is suggested, in support of the de
mand for longer terms and the genor
al development of the educafior.il
systef og the State.
Commissioner W. A. Graham of the
State Department of Agriculture was
the principal speaker at the Ruther
ford County Fair on last Thursday.
The commissioner speaks of the ex
position in glowing terms. He is
responding to many caTIs of like char
acter since the "fair season" opened
Governor McLean's commission to
study county government in sessioT!
here during the week decided to col
lect to laws on the subject, study coun
ty organization and "business meth
ods, and tho reports made by county
to State officials. The commissi t
organized by the selection of Dr. E.
C. Brooks as chairman and Prof. a.
C. Mcintosh of Chapel Hill secretary.
Dr. B. F. Kaupp, head of the poultry
department of State College, is back
from a meeting of the National Poul
try Council held in Chicago to which
he presented recounting the growth
of the poultry business in the Sou'h
and especially in North Carolina. He
"ld the council about the efforts of
the farmers to improve and market
products and assured his fellow dele
gates that "the South is one of the
most fertile fields and the most rap-
The executive committee of tho
State Board of Health has decided to
assign a laboratory expert of the de-
partment to the proposed oyster
fleet in an investigation of the oys-
ter beds of the State at an early date.
The committee held a meeting here
pn Wednesday and the action taken
was on account of the discovery last
season . of oysters bearing typhoid
germs in waters adjacent to North
Carolina beds. It is , proposed to
place an embargo on all oysters whoe
'healthy condition is not certified by
health officials in the state from which
they come. , The comsnittee also pro-
jSented Dr. W. S. Rankin, former
secretary, with a handsome silver
which cotton opened more rapidly
than usual. , - ,
Superior court judges are not per
rnitted to use the words "gecordins' to
The evidence, in tier -charge to Juries.
ROBERT S. REGAR
Robert 8. Regar of Washington,
D. C, has bean named third assistant
postmaster general by President Coot
idga. Mr. Regar came from the ranks,
having entered the postal Mrvloe In
1801 as a typist. He euccseda W.
Several of Waynesville's youn
people enjoyed a delightful picnic to
the Epworth Lodge at LBke Junn
luska, Monday night.
Those enjoying the affair wsve
Misses- Sansberry, ' Mosely, Ma
Donnell, Chaffing, Hooks, Marian
Morse, Harper, Louise Berry, Bessie
Boyd, Nora Massic, Ruth Wyche, Tute.
and Mrs. Hardin of Wilmington,
Messrs." Beam. Mercer, Nelson of
Tampa, and Wilford Ray.
The announcement of Miss Anna
Louise Ray's approaching marriafc-t
to Mr. George W. Semmes of Jack
sonville, will be received with cordia'
interest throughout the state by her
many friends. The marriage will
take place at the home of the bride
elect's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H.
Ray, Saturday at six o'clock.
Miss Ray has been the recipient of
many delightful parties and showe"
given by her friends during her last
The Carote Conn Concert Trio will
appear at the Waynesville Elementary
School building at 8:30 o'clock on;
Wednesday evening, October 14, 192.").!
Selection will be rendered in voice. ,
violin, piano and interpretative dane 1
The three ladies appearing will t
represent three states, Carilona, Tex.t; j
and Connecticut which form the basis ;
for the name of the trio, The Carote
Con. Each one of these ladies ha,
studied in Chicago and Boston. They
have had experience in broadcasting j
and have given numerous concerts
Admission will be 36 and 50 certs.
All school children will be admitted
for 35 cents. The Waynesville scboo! i
will receive 25 of the proceeds, so
come and help your school out.
We promise a "time for everyone"
and an evening spent in wholesome
recreation. Come! Come! Come',
October 14, Wednesday, 8:30 P. M.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Owen of Newnnn,
Ga. announce the birth of a son.
Sept 29. Mrs. Owen was before her
marriage Miss Louise Long.
Judge Bodd did it up in Lee county
some tinte ago and Uie Supreme court
granted the prisoner a new trial on
account of the "slip" which Chief
Justice Stacey in writing the opinio::,
says was "one of those causal ties
which may. befall the most circum
spect." There you go again.
Professor N. C. Newbold, direr, ti .v
of the division of negro education of
the State Department of Education,
makes a plea for more trained teach
ers for the elementary grades of thev
negro schools in North Carolina. Mr1
Newbold is in "dead earnest" ad
looks to. the junior colleges to Co
operate in the training of elementary I
teachers. - V 5 -
WAYNESVILLE WILL BEGIN
ERECTION OF MASONIC
W .F. Randolp hand T. Troy Wycha
returned Saturday from Waynesville,
where thew went to attend a special
meeting of the Masonic Lodge there
Friday night, called for the purpose
of considering plans for the building
of a Masonic Temple.
They report a most enthusiastic o.nd
largely attended meeting which unan
imously adopted preliminary plans
for the organization of a Masonic
Temple Company to finance and
build a handsome structure in the
heart of the business section of the
town to be used exclusively by the
Waynesville, for the past few years,
has been the center of activity among
the York Rite branch of Masonry
in this part of the State, its Coman
liery of Knight Templars having a
large membership scattered from the
Buncombe County line to Murphy and
the news will be received with much
interest in Masonc circles througho.it
Western North Carolina.
The Woman's Synodical, composed
of tile Presbyterials of Abingdon,
Asheville, Holston and Knoxville, held
its Annual meeting at the Waynes
vijje Presbyterian church on Sept.
20th and 30th, closing Oct. 1st, the
officers present being as follows:
President, Mrs. W. K. Armstrong.
Rogersville, Tenn.j Secretary, Mrs. T.
W. Simpson, Bristol, Tenn.; Treasur
er, Mrs. R. T. Stephenson, Abingdon,
Va.; Historian, Mrs. Gale Armstrong.
Rogersville, Tenn.; Secretary Spirit
ual Life, Mrs. Walter McCoy-Kno.
ville, Tenn; Secretary Assembly's
Home Missions, Mrs. J. L. Calloway,
Knoxville, Tenn.: Secretary Chris
tian Education, Mrs. R. C. Anderson
Montreat, N. C: Secretary Youug
People's Work, Mrs. Garnet McMil
lan, Chattanooga, Tenn.; Secretary
Literature, Mrs. II, B. Kegley, Wytiie
Other delegates were the following:
Mrs. White Ryburn, Glade Sprint;,
Va.; Mrs. Guthrie Allison, Abbindo.i.
Va.; Mrs. Henry Miller, Bristol, Tenn.;
Mrs. J. O. Phillips, Rogersville, Tenn ;
Mrs. George H. Miller, Chattanooga,
Tenn.; Miss Mary Shedden, Cleve
land, Tenn.; Miss Frances Swan 'y.
Lookout Mountain, Tenn-; Mrs. Clar
ence Carmichael, Knoxville, Tenn,;
Mrs. George Hale, Knoxville, Tenn.;
Mrs. R. P. Smith. Mrs. Jcre Cocke,
Mrs. C. L. Gray. Mrs. W. A. Ward,
Asheville; Mrs. J. T. Bailey, Mrs. H.
W. Snray, Mrs. James Bailie, Can
'on. ' -
It) addition to the above the speak
ers were: Rev. R. P. Smith, Ashe
ville, whose subject was Home Mis
sion Schools; Dr. R. C. Anderson,
Montreat, who told of the Montrcnt
Association; Mrs. Mary Martin Sloop
described the ( vossmnre work; Rev.
Tilden Scherer, Bristol. Tenn., who"
topic was Christian Education, and
Mrs. S. C. Farrier, who lectured on
Missionary Teaching in China.
It was a privilege for tho local
Auxiliary to act as tostess to thi.:
interesting body of viiating women
and they in turn were appreciative
of the hospitality extended, the per
fect weather, the scenery and the
town in general.
On Wednesday afternoon the guests
were taken on an auto drive to Luke
Junaluska, being invited to the de
lightful home of Mrs. Adams for ten.
While the program of the Syodical
was interesting throughout, Mis.
Sloop's vigorous presentation of
Christian Community Service as Saw
it and practiced it herself, was one
of the best features of the entire
conference. Many from other church
es coming to hear her. ...
Mrs. Guthrie Allen of Max Mead
ows, Va., who is a graduate of the
Assembly's Training School at Rich
mond, conducted the Bible Study Pe
riod each day in a way that-.was a
revelation to some fo her .hearers.
Gifted with a rare personality, -the -brought
to her work those qualities '
of mind and heart best calculated to -inspire
listeners. Her deep spirit-;, t
uality, her insight as to the ,mean-,'
ing of the Scripture lessons and her s
apt illustrations made- 'a profound -impression
which will not toon . bo , x
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