CITIZEN Local News Classified ESTABLISHED 1868 ASt 1KVILI.E, N. C. SUNDAY MORNING. JULY 18. I26 j Sri-lion D PLAN CHANGE IN SHORT TERM SCHOOLS TT-JT? Q T TISJTi A V LURE OFFERED BY TEA ROOMS Some Are Hard To Find But They Are All , Worth Finding; SEVERAL OFFER UNIQUE SERVICE Reporter Visits Attrac tive Places Where Tourists May Eat By VIRGJMA TKU1UXI, "With Bummer activities under way, motoring parties coming "rmigh Asheville for glimpses of rmfc mountains, and swimming and ,lfing parties going out fur the atternoon, there in one urge that strikes cveryono after a little bit of mountain air and exercise the urge to cat. And the, more charming and cool a spot may be found, the stronger the urgo becomes. But like- many of the bits of Rf.-enerv that visitors hear about, they are difficult to find, tucked away behind mountains, or in valley, or in the midst of pine groveM. and the motorists drive thirstily or hungrily on, looking in vain for the inviting coolness 01 a stripeu umbrella that might offer relief from the dust of the roads fur there is dust, even on Western North Carolina highways. Within a radius of twenty-five or thirty miles of Asheville enough for a pleasant drive to be climaxed with a tea party, there are i 'imparatively few tea rooms that ! -,r simply lea rooms, where one uiiy stop In for something cool to I drink, and some cakes or sand- v idles. If the drive Is to be b short one, : i here is a tea room at J Hack Mountain, in the heart of the town, that tuts flourished successfully for four war. .McCraw's Coffee House, sit- : '.i.tted a bit back from the main 1 i"ud, Is one of the most attractive places near Asheville. Carrying out a color 'heme of yellow and blue, the tables are arranged in a large room, with windows looking out on the mountains o.i all sides, and with a large stone .'.replace at one end that burns brightly on cool days. The master of ceremonies steps .nit of the kitchen exactly as the I. it; negro chef steps out of Irvin .M's "Cuved liook of North 'amlinn," big. and black, and .''filing, and bringing clinking ,i:iimy sandwiches, or mnyhe saucers of delicious homo made i n cream, and slices of chocolate e.ike whose proportions are enormous. A la carte breakfasts and luncheons an- served at McCraw's, and a :.U0 dinner at night which may ii reserved for parties of any size. In the afternoon, dainty tens are served at all hours. On the Waynesville road there .ire several stops at Canton. Lake .lunaluska. and at the "So ills" tea loom in Waynesville. At Canton. Martin's Tea lioom Is an old- favorite that has been running for seven years, with a soda fountain that is the most popular place in town on summer afternoon. Open all day during the week, and from ! to 10 and 3 to ti on Sunday, Martin's Is an easy Place to find, on the Main Street, and attractive after one goes in, with alcove tables, and small soda founfain tables for those who haven't a long time to sil and enjoy lunch. Martin's serves a la carte exclusively, and nt the same reasonable prices that are found Jn nil of the others. Ilescrvatlons may he made for lunch or dinner, and tea will be served at any time during the afternoon. A few miles farther on. and overlooking Lake .lunaluska. so dose to the edge that (he paddle of the canoes, and the lapping of the water against the edge of the tea house, makes "Kat A lilt" one .f the most charming of all. Proud particularly of its good coffee, with cream, and its waffles, the "Kat A Hit" caters a hit to those wanting Southern cooking. For those who have travelled far nnd want a hearty meal, there Is nothing more L''Hirh!fuI than broiled Virginia llilin or broiled Rte.ik. wllh hoi iieuts. I'or those who are simnlv thlrs- tv nnd want something 1 stay the pangs until dinner time there Is fPlease Turn To I'age Two"! MOUNTAINS AT THAT IT'S THE ONLY ( s And Book Agents Big Handicap In Work of Education In City R. B. Sizemore, Census That He Is Mistaken That Family Dogs Work Is Facilitated." Mother, if you want your children properly educated don't let the dog bite the rensua-taker! According' to R. i. Sizemore, attendance officer for the city schools, obdurate dogs irate mothers, and a sizzling sun make the task he has to perform a woeful one. - "Woeful and right Interesting at that", he adds. It's tramp, tramp, tramp day long anyhow, he says, and. often with It trio or no encouragement from the- parents he has to call upon. "What is it that makes mothers so. reticent about responding to your mission?", Mr. Kizemorc was asked. "They think I am an agent". "What kind of an agent "Well, the average housewife is worried by about every kind of an agent tinder the ' sun. And some of them are so persistent, bo unmannerly, so unreasonable. They Just jam In where they have no right (o go. And you can holieve me I don't blame the good women for being wary at all. I had an experience of my own just yesterday that shows just the kind of thing they have to meet. An agent called at my door, and announced himself. 1 was busy, and didn't have time to hear him, even if I had had time to listen. Hut that didn't balk him one bit; he just went right on unrolling his wares Skull Crushed, Foot Gone Petrified Man In Cellar Asheville's Famous Fake: Is Abandoned By j Corporation Twenty-five years more or less 1 in the life of a person of no ini- ! io rt a nee in a t o m m u n i t y m ea n ; nothing. If it is a lady It Is simply that she has stopped wearing mut- i ton leg sleeves and bobbed her hair: if a man. he has handed over j his rights on wearing a moustache j to his son. and is taking up golf. Hut for a person who was at one time the most popular figure in 'be community, was surrounded by 'rowds so anxious to get clo?e that an exhibition price was charged, and of such vital importance In the scheme of things that scientists got their heads ---ther the matter, seme interest in the world's growth .Mit. progress ' be expected Hut no. Ashev'""- first and most intense boom card, drawing large crowds from this sertion of the stat'e. at"' - '''ng out on a boost ing car. supported by a company of stockholders and firm believers, lies in the deserted 'basement of lb Church Street, stonllv uninterested in the world about him, an orphan cast upon the waters of an undertaker's deserted cellar, unbui led. md unwilled by the corporation ' ' once floated " five thoura'id dollar company on his genuineness. He is not dead. He is concrete. That, In the opinion of one who knows something of human nature, hut even more about concrete, set-lies the arguments that started " me twenty-five year ago when rhe figure, of a man was dug u on tliu farm of old Squire J. M. Sutton, in Henderson Coi"''. was put on display In Asheville, wits liter the rent nil figure In a law 'nit. and then dropped from sight by way of the Nnland Hrown Undertaking Parlors, and thence to oblivion. lie is nameless, or he mlsht be Identified as- old John, or Hig Lips, or Long ringers. Any of the a ppellations would do. but 1 he Petrified Man, or Asheville's Famous Fake will probably bring more smiles of recollection .to the faces of the city's residents who paid ten cents to see the exhibit i.' the Pristine petrified Phenomenon Company, held in n v.unnt tot on Palton Avenue in the days when a real ' 'ate boom meant nothing at nil. and before t he Wachovia Hank hail set up a business on the same location. ' Anil further, having been declared by a Huncombe County Jury to bo inhuman and nothing hut a 'chunk of concrete, the Pristine-Phenomenon knows no reason why the dust nt years should be removed from hi wooden casket, and his peace and quietude disturbed and broken. (Please Turn To ratio Two) V6U IMrtW I BCK OP YOUR HEAD V I 7? 7?ND 1 I V Taker Tells Reporter For Book Agent And Must Be Subdued If without any regard for my statement that I didn't want to ee them; and when he had them unrolled he spieled off a long, memorized speech that sounded like a school boy reciting "Horatio at the llrldgc". Ho made himself a perfect bore, and didn't help my frame of mind. Instead cf winning me over by his stilted, and strained speech, as he had hoped to do, he simply alienated me more and more with every word he uttered." . ' 1 "How do the women treat you onco. they learn that you are not trying to sell them your old pewter w a r e , or a volume on 'What Mothers Ought to Know about Pacifiers ?" Mr. Sizemore was a.ske.1. "They are usually very agreeable. In fact they turn the table and begin to ask mo quest ions. And the questions a mother can't ask about the schools are not worth asking by anybody." He says that he answers every question asked, as far as his ability allow?, and that In return for his answers he expects the mothers to nnswer a few questions ho ha." to ask. "Well, you don't find any hesl-Jnncy about them answering do you? You don't have to ask the mothers for their ages?' (Please Turn To Page Two) USES TWO-BLADE AXE OVER MAN'S HEAD IN DISPUTE K. W. Riddle used a two-bladed axe to settle an argument over a shovel with I. H. Harden yesterday' aflei noon while the two were working on a construction project. As a result Harden received a glancing blow on the head that laid the scalp open down to the scull. When Harden appeared before Magistrate T. K. Hunter he was bleeding profusely, his shirt being soggy with blood. Kiddle was ordered held to superior court under $200 bond on charges of assault with a deadly weapon. A physician attended Harden, but he was not taken to a hospital. Riddle. It was said Is In charge of tools on tTe construction. He Is alleged to have accused Harden of not returning a shovel. An argument ensued that culminated with Kiddle wielding the axe, A square blow would have cleaved the head, but Harden ducked, receiving only a glancing blow. HIGHWAY MEET AT MURPHY TO ATTRACT A joint meet of the North Cnro-lina-Ucorgia divisions of the Appalachian Scenic Highway Association will he held In Murphy, N. (.'., on August 21. according to announcement just made. Former Mayor W. M. Fain of Murphy, an nctivo leader of the A ppn Inch inn Scenic Highway association, staled a few days ago tlmt Murphy will provide a great day of entertainment for the meeting on August "I. "Our citizens generally will respond to the Invitation to provide a bounteous picnic luncheon at some picturesque and scenic point n or near the ctly of Murphy and every effort will he made to give the visitors a good time." He stated. fPleass Turn To Paae Two FACE HE'S PALACE GUARDS'WEST'S FARM SPLENDOR AWES REVOLT FINDS LOCAL TEACHER 1 ECHO HERE! Second Letter Written Claxton Pupils By Miss Gladys Aiken ENGLISH A STERN RACE, SHE FINDS Crown Jewels And Tower Of London Among: Magnificent Sights Miss (Gladys Aiken, teacher of tirades 611 and A of Claxton School, who Is journeying In Kurope during her vacation, has very generously written to her boys and girls again telling them of alt the interesting things she has seen. Her laL communication cornea from Paris and describes all she saw in Loudon during her recent visit there, Paris, France, July !, lltllfi. "My dear Hoys and (iirls of the fill and 7A Claxton School: "One week ago today, we left London and arrived here in Paris at 12 o'clock tlv.it. evvnlHK. cutulug over by boat from Hover to Calais and from there by rail to Paris. "I meant to write you from London, but t here were so ma ay Places nf interest that I wanted to v;slt while In the city J could scarcely find time to do any wilt ing. I wLh eve v one of you con hi ha ve been with n.e. j am (ilitc Mire your eyes would have almost poppetl out of your heads at some of the things 1 saw. For instance, the day we went to see , the Tower of London! Inside of it j was a great hall of nothing but i armour that hud been used by the j kings of Kngland and their J knights; and It looked as though it had people on the inside of it. it was standing so straight. Then , we saw the dungeons, where people J who had displeased t he King, or , .lews who would not give up a eer-; tain amount n" their n.onnv, were ! thrown: and they were made to ; stay In these dark dungeons and live on a crust of bread and water until they would agree to the . King's terms. Just outside the . i the scaffold where lndv Jane 1 Orey, Kir Walter Kaleigh. and many others that you have read about In history, were beheaded. The most Interesting thing of all. to me, however, was the room which held the crown jewels. I have never seen such a dazzling display of jewels diamonds, etc. in my life. There were plates, meat platters, goblets, etc., made of sold cold. I ha I nro imeil In the I royal palace on state occasions. -All crowns and maces used bv the crowned heads of KiiRland are I there and I wish every one of ymi might see them. You c- n not even j imagine how beautiful they arc, ! nil studded witli Immense dla-I liionds, rubies, etc. I London llrldirc 'This e.istle was built by Wil-i liam the Conqueror, as a protect. on i from any attacks from his enemi.s; tiiui u is surrouniie.i n- n moat, where water was let In nnd the drawbridge pulled up, Jn case of a it attack. It stands today, junt as It did eenturlrn ago, Except now if is a museum for the war relii s. etc., of old England. In filling to tl e tower, we iassed over the London II ridge, which we ha ve all heard of. and 11 Is quite substantial, despite the f;n t c -t we have always beard that "lond n 1! ridge is falling down." "Another nlaee that v,e visited that I am quite sure would Interest all of you was ttii' -klngham Pab" the homo of (lie king and queen of Hllgland. Xo one was allowed to go inside the palace, but we could Sf e tl quite well from a walk .".round It. It is a large stone structure, more or less bleak looking. I should not like to live there at nil, which I urn quite sure Is Just as well!! All of the royal family have separate dining rooms, and everything-. They ha-.e suites in Ftuckingha m Palace. "Windsor Castle Is another residence of the King and Quen. I did not get to sen the King and tiueen, though they were In the residence nt the time of my virlt. ! would have "Wed ve- - much to have seen them: but the Hritl b guards mtnad iu from n( every en- I trance: all armed with swords "nd I pistols, and 1 knew It was best i not in go cn the im-lde. My the (Please Turn To Page Tnoi GOT Buncombe Agriculturists Say Problems Need No . Government Aid I FEDERATION HAS 1 SHOWN M AY OUT I -- Co-operative Marketing Is Making A Business j Of Farming Ily KOPN i ;v t uowtiu .u P.uiu'imi!"' County farmers fail to wax enthusiastic over the cries of revolt I'tnauating from tht corn belt of the West, This much appeared from n preliminary survey made within the past week. Indeed, the prevailing sentiment throughout Western Nor lit Caro-'na i'ems to be that the frirtneiM are able lo olr their own problems wit lion t govern men I help. A few, but very Tew. of the local fanners look with favor upon the agitations that wmild link the disgruntled agriculturists of the west wllh I he farmers of the south In an effort to finvo legislative action ill Congress. The announcement a few days ago of the amazing progress and virility of the rarmers Federation hern lends strength to the views of many ftiniieis that the solution to the farm ills which are vexing the nation lies through the pathway of co-openu inn. Within six years the local federation has jumped from one meiuhei-st ock-bolder to over 17fa stockholders. liiislncss done by the federation in i the same period has jumped front p K -1,000 in Hi 'Jo to over $7 0(1 .una for I he first six months of I !'(!. Conservative estimates point lo at least a million and a quarter vol- ume for lhi jcar. What doc all of this Indicate?; Ilriefly, the farmers say, lhat the principle of oo-operalion is the cor- j reel principle. It is rooted In j sound economics. It savors or big i business, and big business, they ! admit, where honestly and com- petently managed. Is the only prop- i er nietiiod of business ndnilnistra- i lion in an age that must supply a tremendous population. What has been wrong, nnd Is wrong in the main with American agriculture, alley admit, Is that the farmer has never learned to bo ji business man. Fa i mcr have never learneil to pull together In harness.! They have been free lames, nnd j very poor ones. Now they begin ; lo understand In unity is i Hlreiigth. One farmer w ho has made a I large personal sin cess of his busl-nets admitted tb.it he has no faith! at all in government panaceas, lb-sas that although he is a life long : Democrat, and naturally disposed j to he. ritical of Kepubllcan ndniili- ' u-t rut In us, he cannot see that Pro-d- t dent Coolldgu would have improv-' eu the farm situation at all by ac- ! lively aiding and abetting the de- i feated IIaui;en bill. HI precise : words on the matter weru that; "subsidies too often take the placet of honest effort." other fanners I consulted take a similar view. Al- ! most to a man they agree that lbef problem (r f,u ni surplus, which the j eoni-bcll fanner nIP yelling about . Is a problem or distribution. ; No Surplus Here In Ilunconibo county the reverse ' seems In bo the case. Mislead of a .surplus In the majority (lf rami 1 product (hero is an actual defn it. 1 Poultry, egg, Mulls, and to a b-.-extent dairy products, have to be ! imported. So do feeds lor pnul- ! iry, grains, and in many cases hay, ! The demand Is constantly growing. I In days roup bv the farmer did j not have any tremendous incentive 'to Increase his output because of! Ibis scanty returns for a year i ;hard work. He worked on a bit or I jmlss basis, didn't know where the! (demand existed, depended upon the I : hugrrn to (ell him how imp li he! ; ought lo get for bis product, and! in inn iniiiii just ricw ii bit and peddled t here nnd there. Such archaic; methods of eoutmj militated aganlst the farmer, tubers were In a position to lake ndvant-tnge fif him. Ho didn't understand economic, law, and he didn't have understanding enough of business principle (m k'-ep tipnee with the fluetallnris In supply and demand. The federation, if nothing more, - f Please Turn To Page Two) Student Of Nature -.A H j S .;;r : I 1 Altl, 4.1- ltD 1 Carl Cicrdau. a member of Hie Crccn Mountain WalWIir Club, finds that Asheville olfers gloat advantages for the hiker and l an enthusiastic hooker o( this seiUoii. Mountain Climbers In All Their Glory This Season COI'S FREE HIM, COUNTY ARRESTS HIM IN 2 HOURS Tom Morisou, SotitLMde iKtgrn, released fi oiu city jail yesterday afternoon, eujo cil but two hours of freedom before being pla I unuer arrest again when cmtpty officers followed up earlier i a Ids of police. Tom and his wife arrived on Magistrate How In his H.ldsoii coach, waived examination on charges of possessing four pints of liipior found in bis boine, and arranged bond of l.'KHi cub for bis wife and himself. The police blotter charges To in with aiding and a belt I mm opera t ion of a disorderly bouse and (allying a concealed weapon. Mi addition. Tom has two other eases pending in superior court. His total bonds appro!-mate $1000. To in w as phi losoph lea 1 a bout the best arrest Saturday. "They put one over on mo that Mine," lie ni lil, "1 didn't even know Ihere was oiiv' liquor around." SMS ASHEVILLE E .REAL .fames A. I'lt.gerabl. dhe. tor and producer of the Hollywood Po.ii -tng Company, which will soon establish near Asheville n complete moving picture st nd In, like nil of the well known directors of Die movie world has had a buig training in the school of hanf knocks. As be says himself be got In on the ground floor of the hu-dMess, when It was a. lilt and inlsv, rdaiu bang game, and "location" more nearly resembled a stampede than a n actual huslm ss cut ei pn-e. S' he niiies to Asheville. to e-tabllh for the 11'dlywnod Conipanv an active picture making b.caiinn. with a. great background of experience, --and with some notable pr1ure. lo his cred'l. In fa c I '.liniiiiie" I itzcerald's eyes ha v e g,i e. upon ma liv a j scene In bis day, and looked in on many a ba kgrouud. Indeed, as be says life for him has Jntt been ope : (Please Turn To Page Klght i ' VlAfT TO HUMMN J J l;.Tvt.' .; 4 y : ' Carl fJerdau Impressed Wilh Grandeur To He Found Here i Hv !. M Sll'IOItl) Muring I he summer niniil bs Ibrei' distinct types oT people may 1 be found in the mountains of , Western Noi l h Carolina. First ! comes the natives, w ho smile with r:i I Islact ion at lb" expensive Influx of ctly dwellers. Fur tboso bred m Hie eoiiiilrv. the ln-milv of woods and fields which draws tin- urban : population has sunk Into lit" subconscious. To all outward seeming mi lit ndscn pe Is mil bin u more I ha u i prospect t ve cord wood or promts ! log pasture. And In an active sec lion of vacationists also, Imposing peaks simply make pleasant background lor Well - ll ched marble i shots. 1 A third element, however, has i discovered in mi nt n n Inns recreation, j There urn a great miinv in this ; third class of Asheville's IHL'li crop of i housa nds of summer visitors Who me enjoying the mountain ! trails -- among theiu, and probably ' om of the gienteM mountain climbers, Is Carlo (ieidiiu. a prom-, iite.nt young bindness man of New Vnik. Mr. Crcrdau Is n great student ami lover of nature: he is n ineni- her ..r Hie Hreen Mountain Wallt-I ing Club, and oiher walking clubs I of America, and nun ( limbed most of Hie important mountains in this tcnnijlr.y and Kurop". This is Mr. Herdau'H first isll jlo Asheville. and he is much lm-jpiessed wllh the rugged beauty of jibe mountains and Ibis serihni. In ; speaking of bis walks here and elsewhere to a Citizen reporter, be said: "The view which lias im pressed me more than anvthlng I have ever seen was the top oT Ml. I 'bgu h iliirliiK a I h under si or in Hie relbt'llou of clouds and lightning, the changing shade! mi the Mil i rmi ml Ing mountain tops w Inn the sun came nut a few moments after the quickly paMslpg storm, was Iruly (lie most magnificent slghl I hl'Vo ever v. Jl lifssed. The famous Morolla "Sunlight nod Hrawnd" paintings in Die Hispanic Museum fade In'o Inslgul licence I u com pa r I so u. "Tilings perfected ! by nature are better (ban Ibose. Mulshed by tut". Muring this scene I was reminded nf Keats' lines -"Conies a day born of the gentle I South, and cler.rs nwav from l be i sink heavens all uiiseemlv stains," j and Woi dsvv on h "The rutlh ami , ;oiniioin fine of nalnro speaks to j me leineinberable things." i "Mori- people are coming lo re- 'all.e the importance, and the j gbo i-nis Mini inv igniMiing pleasure.! ! thai Is lo be derived from hike j I hi'oiirh woods and up and down i Milb'V and mountain," continued Mr. Henij,,,. ' In all the linger f Hies there are ; fi "in om to a linden walking MHim 1 ( P! Turn To Pane Two) kEEp r 7 127 AFFECTED BY PROPOSED Believe Move Will Result In Elimination And Confusion SHOUT TERM IS NEGLECTED NOW Will Require Ten Years For Students To Fin-ish Instead Of 7 ! Plans for changen In'the course and guiding of the sis months boo In of Ilunconibo county whereby Ifl years will he. required to co tuple to the grain mar grades are being perfected by county school officials. It was learned Sat urday. St intents of the short term sehnnN. of which thrr urn In t lie county, will complete. each v ear hive-foil ii lis of t he work done in the eight months school of the co u nly. the other fourth of the w 01 k unfinished will be given the six months pupils at Ih opening of t he succeeding term, resulting in en grades beltiif formed In each of the snort term schools. A g 1 deal of confusion hns re suited, it was staled, in riling Kradiiales of nix months schools along with graduates of the eight, months schools in the progression toward high school. "I feel that the short term school hns been neglected. Til laying so much st rest upon the eonsolida-lion of the smaller schools." County Superintendent A. C. Hcynold said. 'I believe Mi doing nway with the small schools." ho said, "hut while wn have them with us. w must see that they have the Mini" amount of work as the eight nnd nine months schools, which are In the majority." Heretofore there has been n satisfactory uniform nystem of grading the Work done In Ihe short, term schools. f the projected plan Is adopted, and officials expect that ll will be put In force tills year, the six months will spread nut nvei ten years the same work lhat lb eight ami nine months pupils d in seven years, "This will mean that gr.'.dualr of Hie short term schools should enter high scho.d at 11, college or i:nlveriiv at . '2 it,", said Superintendent Pcynohl. "And I feci Hint niif nf the defect of the school system of North Carolina Is thet we are irradualing pupils from high school that are too young to prop-erlv assimilate a college education ' Courses in Hie short term chnol Will bo so llll-nnged, Ullder pistil belli formulated, that, while the-will be Incomplete nt the end of the six months' term, they mav ha laken un again and completed In the first, rtuarter nf the succeeding six-months. Thi will ghA t he benefit of reviewing the following year work previously done. It Is possible that more than n quarter of Hie succeeding year may be given over to cnmplelb'n nt tin tt tt tint t.fwri f:fur.rr It Is the aim of the county scb mil mtmlnlstrat bm to insu- that the short term schools wilt have eoually as strong instruct I, -n and fill I courses as Ihe more f"r-t una in eight and nine month i Scllouls, There are several changes to b made h's fall a No in the curriculum of Hie hig h schools of I h county, following out changes thar are bring ursird by HWh School I nspei tor .1. I Innrv I Huh sin it h. o Ihe department of public In-drii -imn. ... ... .. . LouiHrille Editor Will Preach Tadai) Mr. H. W. Hideout, editor and led in ei of Moulsv llle.' Ky., w 111 preach today at o'clock a. in., - . ;i' and 7:4 ,"t p. in., at i 'a iu i I ea Ver View, a short d I stain n southwest of West Abbeville. Known fi si "the Kentucky Hvan-g el 1st ," Mr : i emit has been for many veins Identified wilh t Mm Holiness movement of the I'nttcd St ites. He M editor of The I'ente t cost il Herald, of Louisville. and lectures dining winter months at csVi-mv s'i-iWv, V .vnv.v-. Vsv. --. Mi.le.oit delivered bis first M-nnoa at Camp Mravcr View la-t Thni--day evening before a large audi By Hop READJUSTMENT 'X UJoULDNT" ISt? '
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