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A Brief Survey of Cur
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VOL. XLVIII, NO. 36
FRANKLIN, N. C, THURSDAY, SEPT. 7, 1933
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REYNOLDS OFF TO EUROPE
North Carolina's Senator Robert
R. Reynolds abruptly lift' Wash
ington 'Wednesday anil . sailed for
Europe for. the purpose, said a
statement issued, from his office, ff
studying European methods of
liquor control and the question of
Russian recognition, Senator Rey
nolds, who was accompanied oij the
trip by Mrs. Reynolds, plans to
visit Russia, Norway, Sweden and
Denmark. The statement issued
from his .office said he would re
turn October 31, rush to Nortjt
XarolTna and jt brow himself mi
the repeal campaign which ends
November 7." The senator's sud
den leave-taking seen in some quar
ters as a flight from job hunters.
Reynolds had promised to do al
he could 1 to help North Carolina
tobacco growers to get better prices
for their product, but he left Wash
ington without . so much as putting
in his appearance at an important
two-day conference attended by
TO LOOSEN CREDIT
The bankers of America wore
.-urged by President Roosevelt Tucs
" day to 1 it 'Sen tin" finw-nf- credit
and enable industry and commerce
to take full advantage of the na
tional .recovery act. In an ;aldrcss
r c a d TiT'"1 h eAnter i can- P. ai i ktr a
sociation convention in Chicago the
president said: I am confident you
will work with me to meet the
credit needs of' industry and trade."
VERMONT VOTES FOR
Vermont voted more than two-to-'iiie
Tuesday for repeal of the
18th Amendment.-. It was the '25th
state to register its opposition to i
prohibition. Thus far, not a single
slate has voted for retention . -of
CUBAN STORM TAKES TOLL,
Over KXI were killed, 'thousands
injured and tremendous properly
damage done 1 in the ' hurricane
winds that swept Havana" and the
north coast of Cuba on
ASK STATES TO ISSUE -
-TEXTS - '
Legislators and educators
l-ndavJo ' iirepare 'a ' general ' plan
lo secure cheaper aniTlicttcr sellout
text books. Pniplovcnmt-of an t h
ors for writing" uniform texts mid
provision of means for printing
thcnr is- urged.- tfoyernurs.:--were
.urged' to appoint state committees
-fur- joint -r act ion -in the -matter
ESCAPE STATE'S PRISON 1
Sawing bars from their cell doors,
gaining access to the roof and
dropping . four floors on a rope
niade of sheets, four prisoners
made good their escape from state''"
prison at Raleigh, Sunday. Roy
Adams and Clrady Price were serv
ing terms for l. ler, . Roy Cobb
fur robbery and Pen Sawyer for
RFWARD OFFERED FOR
(imrnior Khringlvaus has offered
"if" reward of -$200 -for arrest - and
-.conviction of members of the Pen-
"TTe r crmTtTy'ntT(b,n--5rfcli"ttie
wounded form of I lock Rogers,
negro, on August .26, and riddled it
with Diuieis. .loncuoi wstouus iei
luin, at the governor's request, is
proceeding with a thorough inves
tigation of the lynching. ,
FAMOUS FLIER DIES
Attempting to take off from
Floyd Bennett field at New- York
on a projected non-stop flight to
Bagdad, General P'rauccsco He
Pinedo, famous Tlalian flier, crash
ed his plane fcj'adlong. into a . stone
wall, Saturday,, and died in the
flames which devoured the machine.
SLAIN AT WHISKY STILL
1 Miring a raid 011 a whisky still
in Wilson cMinly, August 31,
Charles R. Robertson was shot in
Ihe back of the head ami killed.
Police Chief Brown. f Flm City.
is held on $1,000 bond -pending an
investigation of the1 affair. .'."
FEDERAL REVENUE RISES
Federal 'revenue - collections .in
tins state . in .August and July were
-.i.V,1.W,62l, which ' was $-l,'hd5o7
over the sum' collected in Angus!
and July, 132.
SWIMS 14 MILES
The -first to accomplish the
Melv in G. Owens, 2S, last
swam across ..Mbermarle sound
' MacUevs 10 I'.iienton. sw
over. 1-1 mill's yin 11 hours and II)
minutes. TTc wa accompanied by
Paul Spencer, 16, Eden ton, paddling
a small boat, .
Judge Alley Directs Sales
To Be Held during
Advertisement of Land for
1932 Taxes Starts j
In October' !
An order directing
A. IS. Slagle -to sell
1 1 1 1 j i ' 4 ' 1 1 laxes
.Monday in November
vei lisemcui of sale
r,u the first
,. with the ad
to start .the'
iir.sl week in. (Jet
by Judge Felix H
bcr, was signed !
'.. Alley Saturday !
the u;ii-l term
of court. . j
Another order, calling for. the;
sale of Franklin property for de- j
linquciit 1931 and 1932 town taxes
on .tin: second Monday in. Novein-I
he r;also tvtts-sirrm-d -dry Jrtdgc AI-1
ley, hi earlier in the week had;
issued a similar order applicable to!
the Town ttf. Highlands. . -. j
i Board Act .0,
Pursuant to the judge's
lions, the county board
town councils of both
JJighlands have adopted resolutions1
providing for the tax sales as spec-:
ified by the judge. . '
The stiles originally were schedul
ed for the first and second Mon
days in Sepltniber. in accordance,
with' the statewide tax law; but'
these were delayed by " restraining'
orders obtained from Judge Alley
about a month ago while he was ;
presiding over .superior court at;
Murphy. Aj'ting in behalf -of dis-1
grit-ntlcd taxpayers, lawyers -appear.-;
cil before the j irists and requested
the intimrlions on t lit ground
Ihe last legislature- had enacted a
.loc.a.1 .. law 'all'ovingiive' yi":trstiiite
for the payment of all delinquent
taws in Macou county and sub
divisions The statewide tax law
provided ..for -deferred., payments ..on
ly' ah taxes.Jeliiig.u.c.u.LJ..ni!.'.Lt.l
1 Vij-ltw t,,-be -hi hi the
first" Monday--in September.
After-' hearing arguments in
week Judge Alley dissolved the
t etupo r ii ry in' ij n c t i o i rs he pre yjou s
ly had granted. In so. doing hv
ruled .that . ih... t'H-al tax lav, which
was pled in obtaining the tempo
rary restraining orders, was un
constitutional inasmuch as the state
constitution specifically states that
the legislature does no! have authority-
to enact- legislation for am'
narlicu ar locality" deterring, tnei
time for 1ax colleclion.s.
As it turns out, however, most
delinquent taxpayers are fortunate
that the local law was unconstitu
tional, for if il had been put' 'int'"
.effect il would have restored hcavv
penalties which the. .statewide tax
law had reduced.. F'nder its terms,
bt ei -sulirerXIon
cent and dcliuUont taxpayers
CTTtrld HtH el-a4444 t Vi t- W 41c r....C c.Ui
discount alltwed in the statewide
act fi ir, ihose iay ing before Tlccem
frm r, tti-rs yrair '"'
SETS NEW SPEED MARK
lames- Wedell, of New Orleans
flying a plane of bis, own
set a new land speed mark
miles per hour.
of - ."1)3
Over Prohibition Repeal
er the qiicsli
neal. will' tin
Mac.-n t-ouiiis --v 1
n of . pri iliiliinon
drys. already well
enim-H lo oppose
ISlh aniendiuenl. . . .
I'reparalorv to the state election
to be held on Tuesday, November
- . I 1...-o-
1 ol vice.
ie .vi'iiioii eoiiiu jr.....
been called by
I. K. Morris.., u,- to
September '),, I,,
for-, the clef Hon.
Morrison said ihe
same reg- ,
last conn- j
1 to serve ;
isl rars who Si'rv ed III
tv election will be uanu'i
again for ibis tlecl.ion.
for repeal-'of the 1' 11
One jtidge '
.h.I .me 01111. Sed to vel eal V
atiiointtd- for each
s ' will be
,1 - . 1.. ...
opeti otily oile
da., ')- li-ier 2S, the
, - , r. 1 . l.i-
elecli in board chairman sr.t,; .
;h;e : v-d'o -drta:l;-' v ' j ). F'ranks, chairman of the
will not be reipiired - .0 do so again.youn pcol,le's group.
Angels To Build
Addition to Hospital
Dr. Furman Angel hat an
nOunced that he and' his brother,
Dr. Angel, plan to erect a 20
rocm addition to Angel Broth
ers' hospital, starting work some
time during the fall.
The addition will form a
southern wing and will neces
sitate moving the present nurse's
home. The John M. Geary
Construction company, of Ashe
ville. has been retained to draw
plans for the structure, which
it is estimated will cost approx
With the new wing the hos
pital will have beds for 75 pa
tients. Dr. Angel said the nurse's
home would be moved in the
next few months and he hoped
to get the foundation for the
new building laid before winter
sets in. Further construction
work, he added, will depend on
Back to Camp
C. C. C. Boys End Fur
lough; Boxing Friday
1 iTtrkfn enrrrp afrci r- firrHay'
furlough '. i r the Labor I lay week
end, the conservation boys in C. C.
Camp No. 9, near Franklin, return
ed to work in the woods Wednes
day and began' looking forward to
another round of athletic actiwties
Captain Mcllwain, recreation-of
ficer, announced that another box
iiig and wrestling program would
be staged-at the camp Friday night
and there probably- also would be
some- baseball games Saturday and
Pugilists of Camp F-5 in Rabun
county, (leorgia, have' cnaiiengeo
mit-pushers- of Camp 9 and
between them are expected
slated for Friday, night's en-
! to be
lerlai.nment,fcature.. If the F-5
1ks fail to show iip, other bouts
ivr-o-expected to be arranged.
The' last fight card at No. 9
w as said to be one of the best ever
. , t.i i.i.
weTC-Tiri straight- knock-outs,
Funeral Held for
Mrs. Harriett Brown
Mrs. Harriett Brown, 84, of Boii
nyCres, died -at -the-home-of- her
son,- George-- F. F5n wn, -at 4 o'clock
Funeral services were conducted
Sunday afternoon at '2 o'clock at
the Baptist church by the Rev.
.. . . . 1 1...
; Ftigene K. i-.iier, pastor, assisieu uy
ithe Rev. J. A. F'lanagan, pastor of
! the Presbyterian church.
More than' a year ago Mrs.
Frown fell and broke her arm,
from which she neverrecovered.
She was a member of the Pren
tiss Baptist church.'
Surviv ing are 'one son, George P.
of Franklin: two step-sons, Will
1,1.1 ('.-it-fun 1 of the State of
Washington; one -step-daughter
George b-wi-iishy: nf . Frank -TmT"
..iml one Imuher'. George' Ow-
ToBe Held Sept.-24
The Corbin reunion will be at
il,.; Ilollv SnriiiL's church, . four
miles east of Franklin, on Sunday
Sent 21. All relatives are
and bring a basket of din
Two kinds of ballots will be on
li nid- at the -polls one a convention
ier a delegate
ed !n - tbe County.
VU' Moore, former
nnniiuated as dry delegate to the
stale convention at a meeting held
in the courthouse Sunday afternoon
the auspices of the Macon
......... i 'ci,,.
unity temperance icngue. im
vet have not orgaiiizci 111
. - 1. ...
and no one nas ueeu
noimnalcd as a repeal cantutiaie 10
the. state, cuiivenlion.
Mr. Moore at the meeting Sun-
was also named chairman .ol
dimly organization to wage
the fight 1 for retention of the
... .. i. Tl,., 1 A
ami 11 ' 11 1 it ' 1 .'. v . .,.
1 .-, . i
in was en cicu sei 1 1 1.11 -in. .i
i urer ; J.
Mrs. Carl' Slagle, chair -
"i '...., ,,f il,e women's division ; Mrs.
J. M. Crawford Succumbs
To Infirmities at Age
ILL THREE WEEKS
Clay County Centenarian
Leaves 125 Direct
lm M. Crawford, heller known
as "Uncle Johnny," who 'celebrated
his 103rd '.birthday last Christmas
day, died at 7 o'clock Monday night
at the home of his son, K. W.
Crawford, near Tlaycsvillc.
"Uncle Johnny," who was as well
kii'Avu in Macon,- his. native coun
ty, as in 'Clay county, where he
has lived for many years, had been
in declining health for the past
serioii; a in"
was; looked for 111- nilelllal ilv.
vas . attribuled to the ' . in'firinities
ie lunerai was neiu au uie
i. i i . .i...
Baptist church ai. Fif, on stale
highway N.i. --' rive ..tiles from
Hayesville, at 3 o'clock Tuesday
afternoon. Purial was in the Hay
esville Methodist cemetery.
.Mr. Crawford fs survived by
three sons, R. V. Crawford, of near
Hayesville: V. S. and J. T. Craw
ford, of llavesville; and three
daii'jhii-rs -Mrs. Feet Rogers, of Mc-
fCov, Colo.; Mrs. Joe Penland,
I'dairsville, I ia. ; and' Mrs. Taylor
Hci-rong, of l'ort Worth, Tex. The
direct descendants number .more
than 125, including 44 grandchildren
The late Fee Crawford, of -Franklin,
was a nephew. .
7 Fach Christmas d;iy " relatives and
friends of Mr. Crawford met to
celebrate his birthday anniversary.
He. derived much pleasure from
these celebration-, tin- last of which
of hi son and -taughteriiiuLLW
jd-t-r-awJ-M-rs. 'R. VV-CuvfurxL
Fast Christmas season --one ol ilie
t 'li 1 erirrTi-r-iCTam s ot t he a at lonat 4-
Broadcasting Trmqiany -featured M r.
Cra w f ord.,.. and-,Sm aiutUNJLcOtnp
nell. who broadcast from Cincinnati,
p.T-ang for-.Mr;- Crawfnnl n-ver the
radio.- """ "
Had 4 Rules Of. Living
Uncle Johnny" attributetl his
long live to four rules of living.
which he observed all his life.
They are: Total' abstinence, reg
ular hours for eating and sleeping-,
Mitdoor. activities, and never worry
ing. Cp until a short time ago ne
, .- ... . f i ...1,1,
enioveu a line incasuic 01 ih.ho,
and strength. He was a radio tan
and read the daily newspaper reg
ularly. He 'kept, well informed up
on the new s of the da , in which
he was much interested. '
lohn Moore Crawford was born
. . 1 . . ...1. ... --
111 . 1 aeon county on iicccumei
1X20 He took much pride 111 the
fact' that liis-di'sccndants are goolt
law abiding citizens, progressive
are-found, in uearly
professions of life. . .
ill walks and
was an entnusiasuc
conservatioiiist. . In his younger
days'he was a great hunter, having
more than 1,000 wild turkeys and a
large number of deer and bears to
his credit. He once said that he
coultl remember when -Western
North Carolina was a hunter's par
adise and, he felt that by proper
protection and enforcement of tbe
laws the game and fish could be
restored to their former bountiful
Mrs, John C. Byrd, 72
Thursday nigh I. August 31,
Job 11 C. I 'ivril, o f - S I i les . di ed
an illntss of alinosl. a year,
was 72 years of age. ' ,
P.efore her' marriage in ISM.
was-1 a member ''of- the prominent
Morrison family, of 'Mac,o.n county,
being Ihe daugliter of the late Mr.
and Mrs. Alfred Morrison.
In early life she was united, with
the Cowee Uaptist churcb, and re
mained -"a member until her death.
Surviving her are her husband,
John C. Pyrd ; one
Stiles'': three' daughter
son, F.d, of
, Mrs, Fver
ley, ol l'-lna'; Mrs. lames
of Tellico; Airs. J. 1 ).
of Cullasaja; 23' gramF
and '3 great-grandchildren.
, - . .i. i i.
She- w as
aid lo rest in me wan
Ralph and. Verliu
ami Frank livid,
and Frank Gibson.
N. C. Commission Endorses
Recommendation of Year's
Trial for T. F.V Railway
The North Carolina Corporation
Commission-; through- its chairman,
W. T. Fee, has endorsed the rec
ommendations of the leorgia Pub
lic Service commission thai- the
Tails railway be
;ear's' trial , lo
it caii he made
least . a
A copy of
Ml'., fee s teller v .1
1 1 er
lore, by (I. j.. Ilouk,!
the public roiiimittei
a hiember of tl
which has been
directing Hie ligni
ai'.ainst abandonment of ihe line
from Cornelia to Franklin, as
sought in a petition filed with the
Interstate Commerce commission by;
J. Cray, receiver of the rail-,
An examiner for the I. C. C, af-
ter (xaniining incomplete .'records in
submitted a report ad-J
that the receiver's petition
be . granted. Since then,
r, the- newly appointed
Public Service coniiiii.iSioii
a brief,, which is exn-cled
considerable weight, urg-iure
tk -ai i i i ne r-'-s---rejtt m - - 4' - t - t
reiecled. I he
that "the judgment
of the Interstate Commerce Com
mission on the prayer for abandon
ment be withheld until not earlier
than September 1, 1934, and in the
meantime observation will be con
tinued by this commission as to
Ihe progress of the apparent re
covery now in process by
line."-' . ... . -
Official records show that
T. F." earned $2,ld.2X . in
over .and above -operating expenses.
'Commenting on the ca-e Mr
Fee's . letter said:
"Whatever lime is given for the
fin tlit-r testing of the ability
Dowdle Buys Carolina
The Franklin branch of the
Carolina Provision company,
which ha headquarters in Cor
nelia, Ga., has been purchased
by M. L. Dowdle, local ' busi
: nesiman,and the name of the
concern changed 10 me iow'
. . 1 r-.
die Wholesale Company,incor-
firm had purchased the ware
house nnd property-Tif the Car- -
plina -- Provision - company, as -
well rs its business and . good
will. Mr. Dowdle will be ac
tive manager in charge of the
husinesr. and Pope Ellard, form
erly with the Carolina Provision
company, will he salesman. The
compEny will do an exclusive
ly wholesale, business in gro-
ceries and feed stuffs, catering
especially to retail stores in
Macon and Rabun counties.
Set for Sept. 17
The McGaha-Tiiipetl reunion yi
be ' held . at the home' .of W. T.
day," "-September 17. All - members
of both families are invited to
tt-nd Jtv-iK.1 wt-14fille.d-4ilfc
such increased activity' in the pos
tal service that IVistniaster General
Farley has ordered a suspension
by September 30 of the payless
furlough plan 'used to cut postal
288 Applicants First Week
Two 'hundred '.and eighty-eight
men seeking jobs had enrolled at'
ihe local of lice "of "the" Xal'ional'
afternoon aiid the office had re-1
ceived requests for 7S . workmen,
skilled and unskilled,, acconliiig to
ligures made public by John V.
.'.dwards, manager, .
The office was ' established' last
week. Its purpose, . M r,. Fdwanls
explained, is to enroll all the un
employed in the county d'Tomlh-e
lists compiled by .this ..office .work -.men
w ill be selected - for any pro-
with federal funds,
either directly or indirectly. Con
tractors (in federal aid projects,
such as road work.' w ill be required
to enlist their employes through
the- National Reemployment' Service.
Mr. Fdwanls said the office
would request pri.vafe employers to
J cooperate with it and he hoped
ley, Clint this would ' enable it to find, many
Ramsey,' jobs for the unemployed besides
those supplied . by public works.
to live and move and
' its being, the .Southern
its .owner, should use. in
to improve, its managc-
It' .'is ineoiiceiv-a 1)1 c t h a t n
such as here itl-
diould require lor Us op-
a coterie of high-salaried
whereas one strong, ac
i , ii '.t.
an- slioiiiii, won
clerical assi-iance, operate the line
with ease ami with expenses com
mensurate willi the earnings and
the demands of the territory.
"Our commission, sent a repre
sentative into the territory of this
line who conferred with numbers
'The' rood roads have, undoubt
edly, and will. Ivi'cver
line 'of .somt
its toriner sources
trucks, are not
to handle' heavy
the opinion of our
I of revenue;
j physically abh
' traffic which, ii
j coiiiiuissioli, will"
tinue lo nmv'e by
aroused . by I
r.til. . 'I ho pt
- if - 4Ti - ' -
1tl ittM Vrt
cootitrate with g.ond
in siiiporting the line.
"Our commis'-i. mi he.ivtilv e.Mf .airs
in the opinion of the n orgia Pub
lic. Service Commission to the ef
fect that the Tallulah k'alls Rail
way line should be paroled into the
custody of the (leorgia Public Ser
vice CoiiimisMoii, '-which commission
will, undoubtedly, watch the situa
tion and determine f f jtsclf and
others intei'esled . whether, . under
efficient and economical manage
ment, the line can and. sh-nild C"ii
tinne ii'i operation m h: .ibandoii-
"Our commission believes
jpcrimeiit should be made.
Will Calloway, of Iotla,
Dies at Age of 50 ,
Will Calloway,- 30, died at bis
home near ihe' lotla bridge
I'riday afternoon, after an illness
1 1 f six week s . - -- - - - -
"Funeral services--- w ei ec induct ed
I T, f Ta" m finrti s r Tl kitc h S a t
Rev. C. X.
lluliii and the I
w:idow, one daughter, Mrs. Grace
1'iersttitv and one still, Jaek, both
wi' -4ot1a; lii-s-niother, - M rs. Sallie
CaHowav-jJ .of l.ll,rm;Jial;.'Cia.i three
brothers, James, of Spartanburg,
S. C. ; George, of Tugalo, Ga. ;
Carl, of Pennsylvania, and one sis
ter, Mrs. Annie Flanagan, of Cor
nelia, ( ia.
Cowee Young Democrats
To Meet Saturday
A meeting of the Young Peo
ple's I ifinocralic club of Cowee for
the purpose of reorv.aniatioii has
been called for S o'clock Saturday
Jit at the C
- Four hours, after, he had kidnaped
a jailor guarding him in the Hallas
dash for freedom in a car, Harvey
Bailey, oiit law and killer vas re-
captured Monthly a! rdmore, GkTa.,
by' pi 'Hceiicn who found him sit
ting 111 the wrecked machine, lie
is accused in the .union, station
massacre at Kansas City, and in
the kidnaping, of Charles Crschel,
rich Oklahoma oil man.
Appoinltncnls tti the 78 vacancies
viii.Ii the local reeinployment of
fice lias thus far listed were U- be
nimlr-at-a ineenng" nf" the "Macon
I this a
ei inployineiit. committee
this altertiooii. Mr. l-.dwants is
authoiT'i-d lo fill at his own dis
cretion requests for not more than
five' workers, but when a request
exceeds' five the .-selection is to be
hy tlie couiiiultee.
m44-I Hwtlie iiiisjvir w-MjXd -
for'thosc who have
applicants ; fi r jobs to
call at tin
office to impure wheth
iac been assigned to
As soon as an applicant
he added, he 'will be
r -in person
The 'reemployment i
lllis week (mm the c
Ihe Odd I'ellows.hall
iff ice moved
S a. m. tin-
,1'iros. hardware store.
! for enrolling arc from
I til noon each dav.
ON POWER LINE
Will Connect Franklin with
20 MEN "lEMPLOYED
Town Assured of Steady
And Ample Supply
v Of Power
Work has been started, on an ex- ,
tension line and hug transformer
station to-connect Franklin's hldro
electric unit with the main system
of the Nantahala Power and Light
company, which recently purchased
the local generating plant and "its
distribution lines. When the work
is ' completed Franklin will be as
sured of steady and ample supply
of electric power : for many years
The extension lino will be nearly
a mile and a half long, tieing in
with tbe Nantahala company's high
Trsriinr to ; S-.'frarat x-pMnrw-the
Cow et ridge. From there the
liae will extend across the Cowee
valley to the Hur Knob mica mine
of the Franklin Mineral products
company, connecting , with the
Franklin plant's distribution- lines.
Transformer Station Built
Three transformers, each weigh
ing eight tons, were shipped into
Franklin last week and have been
put into position for. stepping
down the current of the Nanta
hala's high voltage line from 66,000
volts to 13,000 volts, the capacity
of 1 ranklin' distribution system.
The three transformers, the larg
est ever seen in this section, form
a transformer bank with a capacity
of 2,500 K. V. A.'"
rrAbout 20 tnen'fhiost'of: them res-'
idents of this county, have been
emiiloved on the nroiect. which is
expected to be completed in the
: Other 7 Improvements Made --
""Besides" building" the extension-
Xant.ih.d.1 company since
bti v i ntr 1 1 1 e -It ie iiT - ge 1 1 e ra 1 1 n
h asIbejaOll akiuiLitHmj.teiuOitber
unproVenients. it lias iiisiaiieu j -
new" governur"'it -tbe--generating'-plant
to regulate the flow ofcur-
rent aiid has put In 'many new
poles" aiid lines to improve the dis-
t r i bu t i on system. " "
ith completion of the connect
ing link with the main system of
the Nantahala company, it is said
Franklin will have sufficient power
to serve large industrial plants,
should any be attracted to this com
munity. Books Popular
Membership of Library
.. The Franklin Library, which was
reorganized -and reopened.. last
spring after having been closed, for.,,:
about four years, is steadily grow-;
Tng rihTeni"beTsbTp7accrdTng to
Mrs. J. A. Ordwayy librarian. t
.TbedeJiiand-for books has -in-
creased so that Mrs. Ordway has
extended for one hour the time the
library is kept open each Saturday
afternoon. In the past the hours
for borrowing books were from 3
o'clock until 5. o'clock. In the fu-
hire the library will open each
Saturday afternoon at 2 :30 , and
close at 5:30.' i .
The library now has 61 adult
members and 28 junior members.
Frequently the number of books in
circulation exceeds a hundred. Since
its reorganization the library,
through gifts and purchases, has
acquired' 244 new volumes, most of
them modern fiction, biography and "
Although it is known as the
Franklin Library, the organization
is open to anyone in tne county.
The -membership fee is 25 cents a
year, or it may be paid by the do
nation of a good book. '
Mrs. Mary Collins, 71,
OF Franklin, Dies
Tuneral services for Mrs. "Mary
Collins, 71, who died at her home
on Iotla street, Saturday morning
at "4 o'clock,, after an illness of
several weeks, were' held . at the
Franklin Baptist church Sunday
afternoon at 4 o'clock, The Rev.
Eugene R.. Filer pastor, assisted
by the Rev. W.' A. Jenkins, pastor
of tlie Methodist church, officiated.
Mrs. Collins is survived by one
daughter, Miss Mallie Collins,, and
several other relatives.