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A Brief Survey of Cur
rent Events in State,
Nation and Abroad
the Facts Boiled
Down to a Few Pithy
SUp tjiijlflatriUi fHarmtian
VOL. XLVIII, NO. 31
FRANKLIN, N. C THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 1933
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RETAIL CODE IN
A blanket code for retail
store of the nation wu order
ed Monday night by General
Hugh Johnson, recovery ad
ministrator, the code going into
effect on Tuesday morning, set
ting 40 hours as maximum
working time per week and $13
as the minimum wage. Food
stores are permitted a 48-hour
week for employes, with a min
imum wage of $14.
After receiving $40,000 ransom,
kidnapers on Sunday released John
J. O'Connell, Jr., 24, of Albany. N.
Y. They had held him three weeks
in an effort to force his rich and
politically powerful family to pay
$250,000 for his 'release.
MATTERN FINALLY ARRIVES
Jimmy Mattern, who soared away
from New York on June 3 in an
attempted flight around the world
only to come to grief in a crash
off the Siberian , coast, arrived in
New York on Sunday in a borrowed
"The world economic confer-
ence, in session in London for
s'x weeks, adjourned on July
27 for s,n indefinite period.
"Results ara hot always meas
ured in terms of formal agree
ments. They can come equally
frcm a free presentation of
each nrtion's difficulties and
each nation's methods to meet
its individual needs," said Pres-:-'er.:
Roojcvelr in a message
.declaring the conference no fail
ure. DEATH FOR KIDNAPER
In the first death verdict in r
United States kidnaping case, Wal
r McGee, leader of the gang
which, kidnaped Mary McElroy
from her Kansas City home am'1
held her for $30,000 ransom, was
n July 27 sentenced to die for
liis crime after a Missouri jury had
coin ictcd Jiim.
I KILLED BESIDE ROAD
-M artins-villc, Via., autliontiesarc
-v.hich hit and killed three boys
l ing asleep on the side of a coun-
fy highwayr -the tjight -of-J uly 26.
A fourth was injured. The m.uigl
t J bodies were-found in. the- high-
...vry. by., fox. hunters.
C i.VRGE DOPING SWINDLE
Claiming to have proof that 200
or nore horses, competing in races
various American tracks in the
'last eight months, have been doped
with narcotics by racetrack swin
dle! s operating on a national scale,
federal agents arrested seven han
dlers at Arlington park in Chicago
Rv. Ruius Morgan
To Preach Here Sunday
The Rev. Rufus Morgan, of Co
lumbia, S. C. assistant to Bishop
vf Upper South Carolina, will con
duct jhe Holy Communion service
"and preach at St.. Agnes Episcopal
church, Franklin, at 11 o'clock
Rev. Mr. Morgan is a native of
Macon county and is well known
throughout Western North Caro
lina, although his home has been
in South Carolina for a number of
The Holy Communion service will
be conducted at the Church of the
Incarnation, Highlands, at 11 a. tn.
Sunday by the Rev. N. C. Hughes,
f Hendcrs,oTiville. Mr., Hughes
has been acting as supply rector
at Franklin and "Highlands during
the illness of the Rev. Norvin C.
Duncan, who is much improved in
condition but still unable to re
sume active duty.
An intercessory service will be
conducted at St. Agnes at 10 a. m.
, Friday, as usual. ,
Many at Songfest
It -was -a scorching JayJiuLJlvit
didn't deter several thousand sing
ers from miles around coming to
Franklin last Sunday for the yuar
terly singing- convention. It- was
one of the biggest crowds seen
here for a singing convention in
There were scores of quartets,
quintets, sextets, choirs and in
'dividual singers present from Ma
cm and surrounding counties. The
Smith quartet from Hazelwood
Haywood county, got the biggest
hand, being called back repeatedly
The Macedonia class from Jackson
county, consisting of white and In
dian men and women, also drew
n n n
Gets Silver Loving Cup
And Free Trip to
Miss Oceola Everet, daughter of
Mrs. T. C. .Everet, of Highlands,
was adjudged the most beautiful
girl out of 55 entrants in the
American Legion beauty pageant
held at the Franklin high school
Wednesday, night smd was given
the title of "Miss Macon County."
Miss Everet' was sponsored by
Sara Gilder's rash rjrorcry of High'-'
Miss Everet was presented a
large silver loving cup as a token
of honor by Mayor J. Frank Kay.
She also will receive a trip to
Wrightsville Beach, to represent
the Macon county post of the
American Legion in the statewide
contest . to be held during the Le
gion convention, August 18 and 19.
' A Difficult Task
Selection of "Miss Macon Coun
ty" was a difficult task lor the
judges, for there were so many
beautiful girls in the pageant.- Fin
ally the contestants were narrow
ed down to five. Then three were
taken out, leaving Miss Lucy Sla
gle and Miss Everet. Finally, af
ter the two young ladies were be
coming nervous on account of s6
many eyes being centered on them,
the judges chose to give the title
to Miss Everet.
The judges-were Mrs. J. B.
O'Drien.-rf Louisville, Ky., W. H.
ITunnlcutt, commander of theAshe
C. Mears. of Black Mountain
The school auditoriuro, which I
Tremendous ... Success
.. Dr. Furuian Angel, district com
wandor of 4h Lc.ginn,annaunced
Thursday that the pageant had
been a tremendous success. He
requested that I he I'ress puDiisnjhome here atimlay Irom Atlanta,
the following expression of appre-. where she lias been living for the
ciation to those who assisted m
presenting" the pageant.
"To Mrs. D. D. Rice, Miss Olive
Pat Kin, M rs. T. W. Angel, Jr., Mrs.
Howard Valentine. Mrs. Wilton
Cobb, Miss Albertina Staub Miss;
lessie Angel and the ladies of the
Organization Committee for their
tireless and efficient efforts: .
"To Professor G. L. Houk for
his usual capable and efficient ef
forts in making ' the school house
suitable for the presehlatTon oFlIie
nagennt; to Granville I.iles for his
wonderful songs ; . to Miss Helen
Shepherd for - her beautiful ren-
ition r,f "42nd Street ;" to Miss
Margaret" f cGuire-and - fiss-fViri
othv Lvle for their highly enter-
aining music: and to all others
who so materially assisted in mak- 5
ing the American Legion Beauty'
Exhibit Staged by U. D. C.
llulreds of jpeople visited the
-hi iriiii- exhihit he l in tne aia -
sonic 'Hall Thursday and Friday .of
l ist week under the auspices of the
Macon county chapter of the Unit
ed I );iughtersof the Confederacy.
The showing was one of. the most
interesting of its nature ever pre
sented in Franklin. One visitor,
after spending several hours look
ing over the
commented that it was almost as
fine', an exhibit ' of relics, antiques
and curios as can be found fn the
state- historical -nuiseunr -at Raleigh.
..A - great deal of interest was
shown- bv those who visited the
diowing in a suit of clothes, made
of linen, which was worn by the
late Thomas Siler and woven by
his mother more, than 108 years
ago. Despite its age, the suit is
still in good condition.
A bill of sale for two negro
slaves, mother and son, from Jack
son Johnston to Stephen Munday,
in 1855, for a consideration of
$1,100. also drew considerable ho-
Youngsters were particularly in
terested in the old flintlocks, pis.-
Rotary Farm Tour
To Be held August 16
The annual Rotary club farm
tciur will be held this year on
Wednesday, August 16, it was
announced yesterday by F. S.
Sloan, county farm agent and
chairman of the committee ar
ranging the tour.
' The itinerary for the tour has
not been completed, but Mr.
Sloan said it would start at the
courthouse at 9:30 a. m. and
that lunch would be served at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl
Slagle in the Cartoogechaye
community. The lunch will be
served by the Cartoogechaye
Missionary society in J the pro
ceeds will be devottd to the Mt.
Hope- Baptist chut h : and the
Cartoogechaye Presbyterian aud
Methodist churches. The- lunch
eon charge will hi 25 cents a
All farmers interested in going
en the . toiur are requested to
notify Mr. Sloan as soon as
Mrs. J. H. Higdon Cele
brates Her 86th Birth
The eighty-sixth birthday of
Mrs. J. H. Higdon was celebrated
at her home at Higdonville Sunday
with a birthday-dinner and - family
About fifty members of the fam
ily and a number of vistrfiTswereftht stahr 4n-
present. 1 Ins )sihc sith time
that such a rfniun has b'n ne'
Mrs. ILigdon is one of the
stit viving- widows -of . the CivaLWar
veterans in Macon county, being
n-if.- '.if ihi''tcjnsejh2lj.
Hiptlon returned to her
past few years with her son, T. B.
Higdon. She has eight children,
thirty-eight grand chihlrer and
twenty-seven great-grand uiildren.
She has four children past sixty
years of age, and
child is fortv-three.
Out of her
I familv of ciuhlv-threc there are
Pageant such an outstanding sue
annrecialiAn. The American Le
eion stands for those things which
are. forthe betterment of our com
munities, and we feel that our little
show-right fully was awarded the
appreciation which it deserved.
(Siuned) "DR. FUR MAN ANGEL,
American Legion." .
hols and dueling swords, especially
I i i i " " . r.i. t.:i. - Um
ia Diaue wun a suvcr nm, iwnu
carved and engraved, which was
presented to Colonel John Ingram
in 18-10 for bravery in the Mexican
Also on display was a copy of
"The Western Carolinian," edited
iv the late L. T. Siler and pub
lished in 1861. This was said to
! be the first 'newspaper published
in Franklin, but the fact has not
been definitely established.
Se7alspleUdidvld " pieccstf
furniture were exhibited, including
what was said to have been the
first rockiiiK chaiT-broughtto this' -Olive Patton,' -Sam J. Murray and
county. The chair was madein' C.' S. " Tilley " and " the- program
Asheville and brought to Franklin committee, Mrs. Lester Conley,
via Greenville, S. .., as a present! Mrs. Tohn W. Edwards and Black
to Mrs. Jacob Siler from her hus- burn W. Johnson,
tand. Mrs. Siler was. the first Plans have been made for the
white woman in this section. Macon county club to meet in
One of the most unique displays
was a series of 23 dolls arranged
bv Miss Lucy Slagle, of Cartooge
chaye, depicting the development
s styles, beginning with
Egyptians and coming
he centuries to the ores -
through the centuries to the pres
ent. . .
Prominent Speakers Heard
At Young Democrats'
A large crowd attended the Dem
ocratic rally held in the courthouse
Saturday afternoon. Several prom
inent speakers from out of the
county addressed the Macon group
( ii the. live issues of the day. The
speakers were D. ' U. Alley, of
vVaynesville, vice president of the
Young Peoples Democratic 'clubsjoi
Morth - and in a ,-- W.- Roy Fra ucis, .
.if Wavnesville, state senator of jhe
.'2nd. district; William Cocke, of
Asheville, chairman of the Young
f'eophs Democratic Clubs of the
1 lib Oisttict; and Judge Sain Ca
they, '.'city judge for the city of
Asheville and president of the
Young Peoples Democratic club of
The meeting opened with several
selections by the string band. After
' short resolution of respect for
the late Charles L. Ingram was
read the entire audience stood and
with bowed heads remained silent
for a moment in memoTy of the
deceased. After the period of sil
ence the Rev. G. N. Dulin led in
D. D. Allev, who last year was
chairman of the 11th District clubs,
was the first speaker on the pro
cram. Mr. Alley said that the
Macon county club was the most
active and had done more work
thanntKrof the other" clubs in
North Carolina, and there are 78 In
tainte4-a- picture -of , the- present
lav of hope and happiness, after
in power aDout tour months; then
picture of themisery and want
of the latter part of the Hoover
eif;n " was 'pictured.":" ""'
Senator Tram-is Tn his speech
railed the attention to the splendid
work of State Senator R. A. Pat
ton and the late Representative
Ingram. He told of several of the
most important and beneficial of
the laws that were passed in the
last legislature being the work of
Mr. Pattern and Mr. Ingram. .
Speaking of Beer
Senator Francis touched on the
importance of the new beer law.
He said that the sale of beer and
the licenses already sold in North
Carolina had brought iirto the
state's treasury about one million
Haywood county sin(!ei)eer-has
been legalized, the speaker added,
showed that there were not half
as many men charged with drunk
enness since.- beer. came.. in.f asbe.;
fore it was legalized.
Mr. Cocke told of the big celebra
tion that was coming soon for the
11th District. The district conven
tion is to be held at an early date,
probably at the New High Hamp
ton Inn in Cashiers Valley.'
Judge Sam Cathey praised the
record that Senator Patton made
in the past legislature and said he
was being talked for Lieut. Gover
nor. . : '
In the election of officers there
was no competition and the old
officers were re-elected, to wit:
lohn W. Edwards, president, Miss
Elizabeth Slagle, , first vice pres
Idcht rf rs.Frank PottsTof High
lands, second vice president; Har
ley Cabe, secretary; and Frank
The following committees have
been appointed to help with the
work for the coming year: Organ
ization -committees-Miss Ruth51a
fle, J. Grady Owens and Jimmie
Hauser: finance committee. Mi
Franklin once each month and at
these meetings there' are to bi
- ' snerial. nroeram of talks, readings
mid string music: As soon as pos-
sible there will be a tour made of
the county and each of the com-
imnnitv clubs will have an election
- Jmttnitv clubs will have an election
J of officers.
Rural Schools Will Open
Monday; List of Teachers
Is Announced by Billings
The rural schools of Macon county-will
open Monday of next week
and the Franklin and Highlands
consolidated schools will open
Monday of next week and , the
Franklin and Highlands consolidat
ed schools will open Monday, Sep
tember 4, it was announced Tues
day by M. D. . Billings, county
superintendent of schools.. Mr.
Billings also announced the list of
teachers -for - -the -various 4.cliouisas
elected by the county school board.
Preparatory to the opening of
the schools, a counlvvvide teachers'
meeting is to be held Friday, and
all teachers have been notified lo
be present for instructions. .
Professor Billings said he had
not been notified by the State
Department of Education at what
rate the teachers would be paid,
but he said it was. practically cer
tain thev would be required to
-.erve for eight months at' salarie?
of not more, and possibly less, than
ihey received last year for six
The teacher allotment giuu Ma
con county, by the state "authorities
provides for 110 teachers, one less
than the number employed lasti
year, lhe.tirst .allotment tor thia
.n. f ' ... r . I
county was for 92 teachers, tout
Professor Billings went to Ualeigl
and persuaded the Department Oi
Education to increase this" number.
9.3 elementary white teachers; ; 1J
whi te" h igh"schoo( trarht-rs-tm:! tfottij
nrirrn rcacners. am -m -ine --poni-tHm-
have been filled except two. h-
Following is-H he-e nnplete-4isi m
teachers elected for the ensuing
srnnol .term l r . , I
Franklin: Hih school teacher'-.,
Gillan. ' Miss Cornelia lc Kimiivm,
Mrs. Helen Macon, Mrs I'.l.sHe I
Franks, Paul Carpenter, Miss IKIeii
Burch, .Miss Rosalee Morrow; R.
R. Sniithwirk. Fleineniarv, 'Mrs.
Kathleen Hudson, Mrs. Pearl-Hunt-ter,
Miss Mayberyl Minidy, Miss
Helen Patton. .Miss Elizabeth-'Cabe.
Miss Lilly Calloway, Mrs. Olive 11.
Eaton, Miss Rose Rogers," Mrs.
Haughton Williams, Miss (Catherine
Porter. " ' i
lotla: Mrs. Albert Ramsey,1 Mrs.
Marie Roper,. Mrs. Annie L. Neil
Olive Hill: Mrs. If 1 1. West.
Pattons. . Miss Amanda Sla;'.le,
Kate'l'ccceT"-' - ."
Clark's Chapel- 'Mrs I . T. Sloan,
Miss - Adeline -Teague, . ; L
Union l Frank Fleniine;, M i s
Theo Kiser, Mrs. Lucy Blnd'cy.
Maple- aprins.1.- J.-' r auiterS)
Miss Minnie Sanders, ,Mis:. Nancy
Justice. -' '
Holly Springs: Mis- F.liabeth
Deal, Mrs. I hi Higdon.
Mrs. T. WAn;el, Jr., Wins
Flower SIiGv Sweepstakes
A miniature I'-inlm ri. i :ii- m!
Mrs. T. V. .Wei, i , i. asem
a scene in
Florida, won tl
'weepstaVes prize in
-M at- ,-nMiin ty fit v.er
Saturday in the office of the X.iiM ! Henderson, of Gneiss. In the mix
i. ..B,i i ;,i ,.,,,; i d flower exhibit, the blue ribbon
unler the auspices of ihe Franklhi
Garden club r,
Mrs. Angel's entry was an art is.
.tic, landscape cle'vei h; artanv
around an 'artn'icial' lake.-', ' ' " .'
M a-nyitefsoiin visited the flower
show,; which . was pronounced one
of the best ever held here, Tlie
judges were Mrs. - J mi Long and
Mrs. Rufus Siler, of Waynesvillei
Prize-winners besides Mrs. Angel
Dahlias, Miss Blanche Willis, blue
ribbon, Mrs. Frank Higdon, ted
ribbon- snapdragons, blue ribbon,
Mrs. Fred Johnston, red ribbon,
Mrs. Frank Higdon; zinnias, blue
, ribbon, Miss Mary Willis, red nb-
bon, Mrs. D. D Rice; .roses blue
ribbon, Mrs. Miza Crawford, red
ribbon, Mrs. Frank, (Higdon ; lilies,
E. A'. Snyder, Mrs.
Oak Ridge: ' C
Mountain Grove: Miss Annie
Ellijay: W. G. Crawford,
Higdonville: E. J. Carpenter,
Miss Mayine Moses.
Salem: ' Sain A. Bryson, Miss
Mashhurns: Miss' Pearl Phillips.
Pine Grove: T T, Love. ... Miss
4 --ttiis' fh-ndei - 'il ,
Walnut Creek: Mrs Myrtle
Buck Creek: Carl O. Moses.
Gold Mine: .Miss Myrtle Vinson.
Highlands: High school, O. F.
Summer, principal, C. F; Hentz,
Miss Kate1 Moore. . Elementiryi
Mrs, A. W! Pierson, Mrs. Jacfc
Hall, Miss Beatrice lozeley. Miss
Ethel Calloway,:! Miss Eva" Potts,
Miss Frances Parrish. : i .
Scaly:, Mhs Muriel . Bulgin,
Miss Edith Long. ' ;
Mulberry : M'r's. f fear! ' Corbiti,
Miss1 Nina Howard. .. . .,
Ac idemy: Sanfor I Smith.
Hickory Knoll: Miss Onnie Lee!
Cabe,' Miss' Ettrille Kimsey.
Lower 1 iTesenta: Miss 'Mildred
Upper Tesenla: Miss Nora
Coweta: Miss Bess Norton. f
Otto: Mrs. Hazel C.'? Nortort
"?.) i.'-s" ftf''''g'iarlipward, .';': . .' ,'. .
".7-S2agIe7Hjrj7 M aniCR u th lS'lagle,
Miss Helen Enloe. Miss Edwina
Allison.jWtts: Jj B. , Prfendle,
Mrs. Imxe Jacobs Cagle. '-
- Rainbow-Springst-lMisi Eunice
Cuiinini'ham. Miss: Eva Smith, Mrs.
W.. G. . Storie, . ,
Aquone: G. W. jstejipe, fiss
MaVy "' Flniore '"''"
. OiTtw CrreXi rV''HiNVrnT7"inSs
i:iiih .Byr.d. , . . ." .
Brffrhpr:, Miss 'Pauline Fotlts.
"' Kylu':i "Miss 1 Grace Carpenter,
Mi s Carolyn Nolen. .;, ,j.
, Fnir View: E. N. Evans.
. l .ran p Branch: : iss Ina Hetiry.
0l Dale: Mrs. !Nina Tippett
MctV.v, Miss Jessie .Ramsey. .
Bnrniniftown: .Mr.s.. Maud H.
Norton, Miss' Grace Fonts.
Moiriraiu: . L. Srtiith.
Tullico: Miss Merlj Peek. ..
. Oak Crove: Flmer Crawford,
Nirs. Elsie Franks, Miss Elizabeth
Mf ruhnvs. ' - ' "
Liherty : N iss; GraceWilkes,
Miss Emma Lee Carter.
Harmony: Miss' Mae "MfCoy7 7
Rose Creek ;.Misi,Lolita Dean.
Colored School: Chapel, R. B.
Watts, W. B. Harper, Emma Lillian
Stewart. Fourth teacher to be se
lected. j IliliK ribbon, Mrs. Richard Hudson,
1 red' ribbon," Mis." Henry "Slavic
! . In the two kinds of flower pots,
I he blue ribbon was awarded to
i M, t 7,1, .Vn.rpt nf Franklin and
Luhc... rcd. ribbon itn Miss Margaret
i,t to Mrs. 1). I). Rice and the
.-.'id prize to Mrs. J. Steve Por-
( u.r niiuiature flowers,, the first
-' prize uent to NTiss Mary Willis
1 ':-.nd the re. I ribhr.n to Mrs. F. S
i .rohiiMo' j6U(iil ' VtalitS; ' Mu'O'tb1
bon, M-vs-Silas-J .-Womack, second
' ' prize,' ..M rs. Ora West ; newest flow
.' ers, blue ribbon, Mrs. R. D. Sisk,
red ribbon, Mrs. A. W. Mangum
I wild flowers, both prizes, Master
George Patton, of Cartoogechaye;
gladioli, blue ribbon, Mrs. Frank
Higdr.n, second prize, Mrs. Grady
Siler; yellow flowers, blue ribbon,
Mrs. Grady Siler, red ribbon, Mrs.
John Rice; pon pon zinnias, Mrs.
"). D. Rice, blue ribbon, and Miss
Mary Willis, red ribbon; shadow
picture, blue ribbon. Mrs. K.- S.
Jones, second prize, Mrs. Grady
Construction of Camp To
Supply Jobs for
SITE NOT SELECTED
Preliminary Survey for
Relocating No. 286
A state convict camp, estimated
to cost approximately $25,000, is to
be built iu Macon county m Ihe
near future, it was announced . heTc
Monday by a delegation of lofficiib
of the: recently consolidated State
Highway and. Prison Department.
Construction of the camp, it was
stated, will afford .employment' !o"r
abuot 100 men! "u':
In the highway and prisdil 5dji
egation were George Ro'ss '?&, sU
perintendent of States Prisotliatid
director of the Public Works Com
mission; Frank Miller, ol .Wapbj
ville, . member of the commKsioii
0car T. Pitts, of Hickory,; roav
. , , . i.-.'.
supervisor, land ). L. AVaiKr, .i -
Asheville, division highway cut'
"" - . ; .ii.--',
neer. , ,
-'' ihl ; ::vn- Tn-jrmm
Inspect Proposed Sites
.The group came here to select a
site 'lor lfhe .camp,L buL after i in -
ipecting several -jjieies iovjirlopep-
they announced i that ,theyl woC
t ak c-r'naTre-uirdrlvjiseiheijr
and announce : their selection; .latyp
J. W- Porterr former represenifi
lature, is seeking appoin.tnttiiit i
superintendent of the-, convict; rani ..-.
Friends acting hi his behalf '-.c
for ' the 'job. . The camp , -al sp ; m '
supply Jobs, to four or five, oihijs,
possibly more, as guards and to:
men." : ' '-. '
Mr,' Pou said the: camp, w oylil p; -commodate
between 75;an :l(10 cor
victs, who will be put to work o".
ro'adi in this territory, -especial! '
on connty roads which have i
t.aken over by the stte.f jThevi!
so will, be required iq do TaVi:'
work, as the 'camp : will be'expifift !
to product a large part .of itjhe Pg
duce it consumes. '
Ho. 2K Survey ; Authorise f?
of the Highway and,, Public Works
commfssionranngunged .that ;tan-o!
fer of J. E. S. thofiii,5 plesidttit
of the Nantahala Power and Light
company, to submit' ft, pr.ieifnyvr
route for highway No. 28b betweeti
Franklin and Bryson City had be
approved by the commission. Tin-
power company is expected to pa"
its engineers to work surveying A
route in the near future.
If the road is rebuilt, and chance i .
are thought good for such action,
some changes in its location will
be necessary on account of the pro
posed hydro-electric power develop -ments
of -'-j; Aluminum Corporation
of America interests. It was j . i
this account that the highwai.jDt
focials granted the power company
authority to make a prelimina' v
survey, the cost of which is. to. b "
borne by the state if accepted, a:i l
by the power company if reject -1
Mr. Miller said he did not knov
whether the power company's sur
vey would cover the lull route be
tween Bryson City and Frahk'r)
r Just. thatjiiajLof Jtin the vi-
cinity of the proposed hydro-ede:
Considerable interest has devejo
ed over the .rerouting of "No. 2?.
as.it has been suggested , that th '
road be changed, so as to ent;:'
Franklin on the east side of t!i
Little Tennessee river ! Son
strong support and also some ver.
formidable opposition has develop.; '
to this suggestion, but a delegati .
of county officials and influent: '
Franklin residents whidi .vin
, Raleigh rerentiy assured the cm
mj8S;on . that the county would '
winin t0 aWde by any nmtfi; '
commission deemed most advisable,