The Franklin press and the Highlands Maconian. (Franklin, N.C.) 1932-1968, October 08, 1936, Image 1
jiacoman PROGRESSIVE LIBERAL IMBEPEKBEMT Ll, NO. 41 FRANKLIN, N. C„ THURSDAY, OCT. 8, 1936 $1.50 PER YEAR BRENCY m ptoTRADE [s Also Seen as Means Of Staving off War In Europe lecial to The Press-Maconian) 20 Injured Heavy Toll from Auto Ac cidents in This Section ASHINGTON, October 7.—The important news which has oc- gd in Washington for many fl^s_possibly the most impor- news since the beginnmg of depression—was the unexpected ,,uncement that ,an agreement been reached by the United es England and France, for stabilization of the currencies he world’s three greatest demo- ies, on a basis of a parity of es. lis was the culmination of ef- s wliich were .begun in 1932 which took form in the Summer 1933 in the World Economic ference held in Lo^ndon. noe then the political situation -ranee has changed and that na- ’s steady loss of woild trade, to the French Government’s ntenance of the franc at a ler proportion value than the nd sterling and the dollar, has iHy impressed upon the French pie the importance of equaliz- interaational exchange. So :n France finally made the pro- al to devalue the franc by about per cent, provided England and lerica would cooperate in assist- to maintain its gold value on new basis, both of the other ions were ■willing to asrree. F^asts Trade Revival had been expected, Holland, Igium and Switzerland followed ! example of France, so that iv, except for Germany, Italy and land, all of the important Euro- m currencies have been placed an equal basis with the cur- icies of Great Britain and Amer- Nineteen persons suffering from injuries sustained in automobile ac cidents were treated at Angel hos pital Sunday night, and a twentieth wreck victim was brought to the hospital on Monday. Clifton Ledford’s back was brok en, James McCall’s knee fractured and six other persons injured in a crash near Highlands. Five persons were brought to the hospital after a wreck near Clay ton, Ga., and the other victims of Sunday wrecksi came from Clay county. Sanford Thompson, of Clayton, sustained a fractured skull, his wife internal injuries and their daughter, Arlene, a fractured skull. Julius Bleckley, of Clayton, suffer ed a broken neck and Tom Jack son, member of a CCC camp at Balsam Grove, Ga., a crushed chest, Sanhope Ledford, of Clay county, suffered a fractured jaw and lacer ated facc while Willard, also of Clay county, had his hip dislocated in an accident near Hayesville. John Sullivan, an employee of th« Georgia Power company at Tallulah Falls, Ga., was brought to the hos pital Monday with a ruptured dia- phram, sustained when his auto mobile left the highway. Nine of the wreck were still m the hospital today, but all were re ported an the road to recovery. A truck loaded with caibbages left the Georgia highway near the Car- toog'cchaye bridge Monday .after noon, but neither the driver nor a companion was' injured, although the triKk turned over in dropping down a 15-foot embankment. Jim Says to John . . . and Joiin Says to Jim % NHW YORK . . . Here are the two master-minds of the political between Democrats and Republicans for the Presidency. In this corner (left) Jim Fafley, Democrat, and in this comer (right) John Hamilton, Republican. -The woman audience which listened to their talks here, got a great kick but of seeing the two friendly enemies in action. The respectiye national chairmen are reported to h&ve said: “Good speech, Jim,” ‘TMdn’t do so badiy yourself, John.” .taly is expected to see the light fore long. Germany’s financial sition is such that it may be dif- ult for the Hitler Government fall into line. But the results ;t arrived at, , which followed :eks of international discussions er the trans-Atlantic telephone d through diplomatic channels, e regarded here as promising to ing about a restoration of inter- itional trade on a scale which 11 be of immeasurable benefit to I of the nations concerned. Par- ;ularly it is expected to stimulate ir own export market. Russia’s Sale of Sterling The Russian Government is not party to the agreement and its )sition is as yet uncertain.* Imme- ately after the announcement had :en made that France was about ) devalue the franc and that an nderstasiding had been arrived at, 'e Russian Government offered a lillion founds sterling of British xchange for sale in New York at ny price it would bring. This was nmediately reported to the Treas- ry by the Chase National Bank, nd tbe^Treasury notified the bank hat it-would take .up the offering ■t the current market value of $4.97 (Continued on Page Eight) PUREBRED CALF SHOW B HELD Championship Prize Won By Roger Ammons, Of Route 1 Franklin Produce Market latest QUOTATIONS (Prices listed below are subject to change without notice.) Quoted 'by Farmers Federation, Inc. Chickens, heavy breed hens 12c Chickens, light weight, lb. .. 10c ^■■yers, 'heavy weight, lb. .. 12c fryers, light weight, lb lOo tggs, doz 2Sc Corn, bu 95c ^heat,|hu. . $1.00 Rye, bu. .. ...$1.10 Potatoes, No. 1 $1-15 Quoted by Nantahala Creamery ^utterfat, lb 30c A purebred Guernsey heifer calf, offered by the Fr^nkhn Rotary club for the best entry in the 4-H club dairy calf show held Sa^rday morning on the public square, was awarded to Roger Ammons, of ^Several hundred people inspected the seven purebred calves entered and commented favorably upo.n the showing. All of the entries were Guernsey heifers. Ammons’ entry was awarded the first prize in the s^^or c ass and the grand championship. The heite which was presented to him w bought by the Rotary club from Sheriff A. B. Slagles herd of purebred Guernsey ““le. The reserve champion ribbon was awarded to George Gray, of Ro^^e 1 Prize winners in the Jum».r class follow: Hayne Arthur Route I Franklin first place; Charlie Knight Route 1, DiHard, Ga„ seconc place; Bobbie McClure Otto third place; Rebecca Smart, Prentis , ^°PriL^winners in the senior class follow; Roger Ammons, place Cpnre-e Gray, second place, Kay Franklin, Route 4, Frankhn, third Lakey, Jackson county 'T W "M^Eiranf S. D. Alexander, Macon county arm ^Pre^s^d'satisfactlon m sLw and said they hoped it would be made an annual event.^ heads b. y. P. U. CULLDWHEE^^Ocy^^^^ Crawford, ° . freshman, 3* Carolina T.acher. coll.g * e1«.ed pre„de„. o^.n, of «>. three college B. r. cently. HOUSING NEED IS DKUSSED Conference Held at Sylva; FHR Officials Says Loans Available (Special to The Press-Maconian) SYLVA, Oct. 7.—In order to take care of the anticipated demand for financing ,new residence construc tion in the towns of Maoon and Jackson counties, which Federal Housing Administration officials are sure will arise out of the present kousing shortage, a confer- e,nce of interested business peoide, property owners and financial in stitution representatives was held here this week. As a result of this conference it was announced that arrangements had been made with R. L. Arial, of Jackson County Bank at Sylva, to assist interested property own ers in determining whatever ad vantages they may have under the national housing act, in their ef forts to build new homes, and also to cooperate with them in making out their application blanks for FHA loans to build new homes. Good Terms Offered Scott Radeker, field representa tive of the Federal Housing Ad ministration who was in Franklin last week, explained that the FHA does not lend money, but that there is an unlimited amount of mo,ney available for the construc tion of new homes in this section. Mr. Radeker explained that the loans are made by private institu tions and that these loans are in sured by the Federal Housing Ad ministration. Loans in amounts up to $16,000 for periods as long as 20 years, with interest at five per cent, are available for the con struction of new homes m urban sections. These loans may be for as much as 80 per cent of the combined value of tkc house and lot, he stated. The rapid and unexpected de velopment of mineral deposits m Jackson and Macon counties was cited by Mr. Radeker as one rea son why a demand ^ for urban dwellings should be anticipated. The opinion has been expressed by a number of local business men and property owners that the TVA development at Murphy will also be reflected in the value of residence properties in these two co.unties as soon as the effect o the purchasing program ot this venture is fully felt. Memorial Day To Be Observed Sunday By Macon Juniors Memorial Day will be observed Sunday by members of the Macon county lodges of the Junior Order of United American Mechanics at services in honor of dead members to be held at the Cowee B,aptist church. An all-day- program is planned, starting at 10;45 o’clock in the morning with a talk by Jack Strib- ling, past councilor of Cullasaja lodge, Franklin. The Rev. Mr. Acres, pastor of the Franklin Methodist circuit, will preach at the morning service. In the afternoon memorials to members of the var ious lodgss who hav'e died during the year are to be presented. A picnic lunch will be served at noon. Members of Macon lodges are requested to attend with their families and to bring basket lunches. REVIVAL CLOSES ATTABEPACU Rev. A. A. Angel To Con tinue Sunday After noon Services NOVEMBER JURY USTISIRAWN Robbinsville Murder Case Transferred to This County for Trial The jury list for the November term of Macon county superior court, at which Ralph Mathewson, of Robbinsville, is to be tried on a charge of murdering his wife, was drawn Monday at the regular monthly meeting of the board of county commissioners. The November court term is scheduled to convene on Monday, November 23, for a two-weeks sit ting with Judge W. F. Harding, of Charlotte, presiding. The Mathewson case was trans ferred to Macon county from Graham county on a motion by the state, which contended that due to the defendant’s wide connections and influence in Graham it would be impossible for hnn to get a fair trial in that county. The de fense opposed the motion, but Judge Harding, who was presiding over the September term of Graham county court, ruled that the case be moved to Macon county for trial. M,athewson, a Robbinsville cafe proprietor, is alleged to have slain his wife last Febmary 16. Following is the jury list drawn for the November term: First week—Charles ^V. Elliott, Route 4; J. W. Cunningham, Frank lin; J. M. Henson, Otto; T. W. Stiles, Route 2; Fred Shepherd, Leatherman; M. E. Frazier, Route 2; T. A. Talle,nt, Cullasaja,; S. M. Holland, Cullasaja; J. M. Williams, Franklin; C. W. Stiles, Route 1; R, M. Wright, Aquone; Charles T. Ray, Route 3; M. G. Brabson, Franklin; Charles Elhott Route 4; Charley Shepherd, Route 1; H. A. Smith, Highlands; Jess Keener, Franklin; David Rogers, Ellijay. Second week —Charles Nolen, Route 1; John W. Murray, Route 3- S. E. Fouts, Route 3; G. C. Dowdle, Route 2; J. R. Rogers; Dewey McConnell, Prentiss; Ned Teague, Prentiss; Floyd Jacobs, Frankhn; W. P. Peek, Gneiss; J. T. R,aby, West’s Mill; Tom Lamb ert, Aquone; J. R. Ray, Wests Mill; R. J. Cobb, Highlands; W. H. Cabe, Route 2; John Hughes, West’s Mill; Nath Pennington, Franklin; E. P. Battles, Route 1, Fred Norton, Dillard, Ga., Route 1. A two-weeks series of revival services, conducted by the Rev. M. T. Hinshaw, former president of Rutherford college in Burke county, ended Sunday night at the large wooden tabernacle on Wayah street. The Rev. A. A. Angel, founder of the tabernacle, estimated that more than 1,000 persons, represent ing various denominations, 'heard Rev. Mr. Hinshaw preach while he was in Franklin. Attendance at week night services averaged about 200, and between 500 and 600 per sons were present a* the Sunday afternoon and evening services. The tabernacle, completed ,about two months ago, will seat a congre- gatien of 1,000 and a choir of 100. R»v. Mr. Angel gave the site for the building and raised the money for its construction. As long as weather permits, Mr. Angel said, he will continue hold ing services in the tabernacle each Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Funeral for James Hiughes Held at lotla Church Funeral services for Jaixi'es Hughes, 67,, were held at the lotla Baptist church Tuesday afternoon at 3 o’clock with the Rev. Cloer officiat ing. Mr. Hughes died at his home on Rose Creek Tuesday morning at 6 o’clock after an illness of several weeks. He was a farmer .and ^ a member of the Cowee Baptist church. The deceased is survived by his widow and nine children, Clyde Hughes, of lotla; Mrs. Harry Welch, of Burningtown; Mrs. Frank Burnette, of Oak Grove; Mrs. Floyd Roper, of lotla; Mrs. Edith Ammons, of Franklin, Route 4; Mrs. Marjorie Downs, Mrs. Arnold McMeans, Mrs. Helen Snyder and Mrs. Weym‘er Hall, .all of Winston- Salem; one sister, Mrs. J. S. Womack, of Franklin; and one brother,, Bert Hughes, of West’s Mill. Miss Lois West and Miss Cath- rine Angel left recently for Hot Springs, N. C., where they will at tend Darland Bell school. Several hotels in Lo.ndon keep live trout in an underground building, in which a stream of fresh w,ater constantly flows through tanks. The trout «re in regular de mand by the customers, who choose their fish before it is cooked. ■ The United States navy has ap proximately 81,000 enlisted men.