The Franklin press and the Highlands Maconian. (Franklin, N.C.) 1932-1968, November 19, 1936, Image 1
Jlacotttatt '4> PROGRESSIVE LIBEBAL IJVDEPEJVDEJV'T Ll, NO. 47 FRANKLIN, N. C, THURSDAY, NOV. 19, 1936 $1.50 PER YEAK JRESTEDIN HOOTINGCASE ,e Fleming Charged /ith Firing Shotgun On Milo Sanders Fleming, operator of the Filling Station several ”„tho” Franklin on the •ftd .vas bound over to fer count, under $500 at •onclusion of a hearing Wed- afternoon o,n , charges of as- with a deadly weapon, pos- ; of whisky and carrying con rSEs,' who accused Flem )f peppering him with shotgun Sunday night, kft Angel hos- to appear at the hearing. ,„ders Under $200 BonA jders, who was charged by ins with breaking and enter- Ihis store and with throwing 'es at the building, was bound [ to superior court under [ After the hearing he return- to the hospital. A number of I were removed by surgeons n Sanders’ body. Two of thern E dangerously close to one o eming accused Sanders of king into the store and later, r he was put out, O'f throwmg ;es into the building, breaking ital window panes. Sanders, on tother hand, declared Flemmg |t him as he was leaving a y near the store. Pistol Found on Fleming ieniing also was accused o fing a shotgun on Roy Cabe. charge of carrying concealed ipons was added when C. D. jd, Franklin police chief, found pistol on the filling station oper- or when he came to Franklin .for elhearing Wednesday afternoon. C hearing was before Magi'S- ates George Carpenter and Sam rray. Fleming himself formerly 1 papers as ,a justice of the cc. leming was placed under a sys- ded sentence on a liquor charge he last term of Macon county :rior court. Union Service To Be Held Thanksgiving At Methodist Church In keeping with a custom ob served here for some years, church people of Franklin will observe Thanksgiving next Thursday at a union service to be held at 9:30 o’clock in the morning at the Methodist church. The Rev. C. C. Herbert, Jr., Methodist pastor, will preach the sermon and other ministers of the community will assist in the service. The entire p.ublic, regardless of religious affiliations, is invited to attend. nUNKSGIK SALESPUNNED Demonstration Clubs To Hold Market Next Wednesday Irs. John Hardman njured In Car Wreck rs. John Hardman, of Com- Igce, Ga., the former Miss Nan )tter of Franklin, is in an At- ■i hospital suffering from a ken arm, cuts and bruises suf- Monday night when a car J>rted to have been driven by sister, Mrs. J. T. Horney, of Kland, Fla., overturned enroute Atlanta to Commerce. Mrs.. ■ney, the former Miss Dot Trot- Jof Franklin, was reported only pdy injured. Jlrs. Hardman and Mrs. Horney sisters of John S. Trotter, of ■nklin. ^jHOSPITAL llrs. H. H. Plemmons, of Frank 's a patient at the Angel hos- A special sale of foodstuffs to grace Thanksgiving dinner tables has been planned by the Macon County Home Demonstration clubs for next Wednesday, it was ^ an nounced yesterday by Mrs. T. J. O’Neil, county home agent. The sale will be held in the Western CaroUna Telephone com- panie’s warehouse in the Legion building on West Main street. Mrs. O’Neil said dressed turkeys and chickens, pies, cakes, preserves, canned goods and other food items will be on sale. It W'as suggested that the public place orders for Thanksgiving foods at the regular curb market sale to be held Sat urday morning. This sale and other regular Saturday sales sponsored by the demonstration clubs will be held until further notice in the telephone company’s warehouse, in stead of at the old Munday build ing as in the past. The curb market has been grow ing steadily in popularity since it was established during the suni- mer and is proving a boon both to the farm women of the county and to the housewives of Franklin. Many items not usually found in grocery stores are frequently found at the cunb market. Now I Lay Me — MURDER TRIAL SET Nffl WEEK Robbinsville Man To Be Tried in Superior Court Here ! This child was hurt when a tornado struck Tupelo, Mississippi, ne cessitating medical and nursing care for hundreds—care which in many cases could not have been given without Red Cross assistance. It is £ fine tribute to the organization that the young beneficiaries of its health and relief services invariably place themselves in the hands of the Red Cross with a completely confident, “Now I lay me ” Many Thousands Given Aid By Red C r o s s in Past Year Work of Disaster Relief Carried on in 39 States Franklin ^**oduce Market latest quotations pices listed below are subject F ange without notice.) Jtsd by Fanners Federation, Inc. |«ens, heavy breed, hens 12c iFkens, .^veight, lb. .. 09c heavy weight, lb. .. 12c f fs, light weight, lb 09c P*’ doz 30c bu 80c I'*!’ bu $1.00 r no No.' 1 ■ ; ‘.$L00 I'' peas, bu $1.00 1°"*' bu. 60c . Nantahala Creamery r'rfat, lb 29c Farm Meeting To Be Held Friday Night At lotla School The first of of commun- „ee.™s .0 b. ^ in Macon county by the Federation Inc., wjU 7 o’clock Friday night a school, it ».s “"“"“Laof ot t TeT.“.lanreT.c«.on.l Lran»unc.d la.er, short addresses by J • the Lawrence Ramsey warehouse in federations stor« and is “ "si- Franklin higj’ ^ jgjg g^a- ball team in a son on the game with ,„..iock. liocal fieW at at Cor- Last Friday s 7 ncflia resulted m a 20 tory for Cornelia. By REV. FRANK BLOXHAM (Chairman of Red CrosS Roll Call Committee for Macon County) During the past year the Amer ican Red Cross brought permanent help to more than 131,090 families affected by disasters which struck 39 states. One hundred and five times the American Red Cross rushed trained and volunteer work- ern—hundreds of nurses—into the field in the wake of flood, fire, wind, earthquake and other catas trophes. The hungry were fed, the homeless sheltered and the injured oared for as the “Greatest Mother _your Red Cross—stayed on the job until all persons unable to help themselves were assured of a liveli hood. First Aid Work The Red Cross has watched the accident problem for some time It has brought first aid to the mot^^ ist by estabhshing more than 1,0(JU Red Cross em'crgency highway first aid stations manned by at lea.t two persons trained in first aid, Truck- L groups and utility companies neets of trucks PatroHmg the road have been organized into mobile units. The highway police of eight states have fmished in struction and are now ready to s5,r;‘.i of self-check lists, hazards which ise accidents in the home and on the farm have been removed. The disabled veterans need help^ Their wounds were received m 2t-ice for us. The veterans prob- Iptn of neadjustment is ours to share Those physically h.andicappec ^ tlieir needy dependents are mpathJic help by Red goss workers all over the country. Public Health Work Red Cross public health nurses • 604 communities m ROIL CAU OFF TO GOOD START 134 Members Enrolled; 500 Expected Before Thanksgiving XmerTcr'Duriiig' the past year America .Te St b«. made 1,000,0® on behalf of the sick-to city Its to isolated mountain tenements, to (Continued on Page Eight) An incomplete list of member ships turned in Wednesday by workers in the annual Red Cross roll call in Macon county showed 134 individuals and business firms already enrolled. This list included only memberships turned in by Franklin workers, leaving High lands and some of the rural dis tricts yet to be heard from. The Rev. Frank Bloxham, chair man of the roll call, was highly pleased with the progress reported yesterday, pointing out that the number of memberships received the first week of the campaign this year greatly exceeded the number reported for the same per iod in last year’s roll call. He 'ex- pres'sed the hope and the belief that by the end, of the roll call Thanksgiving Day more than 500 memberships will have been re ceived. Memberships Repolrted following is a list of member ships reported by Franklin roll call workers through Wednesday; Miss Annie Laurie Bain, Mrs. Hyldah Shepherd, Mrs. Mamie B,. Horsley, Miss Betty Yancey, D. W. Nichols, ?^liss Gladys Gary, John M, Ansel, John Robert Smith, R, L. Parkman, J, O, Werner, Mrs. J O, Werner, Geo, S. J.ameson, W, R. Paddock, Mrs, Pearl Dunbar, Frank Collins, Gilmer A. Crawford, H. G. Knoch, Mrs. C. A, Rowland, C. A. Rowland, J. R. Bradley. Macon County Hardware, Sand ers Store, B, J. Yost, G. L. Houk, C. L. Pendergrass, J. E, Perry, Dr. H. T. Horsley, Dr. and Mrs. F. T. Smith, Lester Henderson, Troy F. Horne, Nantahala Light and Power Co., Harley R, Cabe, Roy F, Cun ningham, S, H. Lyle, Joseph Ash- ear, M, D, Billings, Mrs. Sam Poliakoff, Moses Blumenthal, Dr. Frank Killian. Blackburn Johnson, Mrs. Black burn Johnson, Mrs. W, H. Sellers, (Continped on Page Eight) Ralph Mathewson, Robbinsville cafe proprietor, indicted for the murder of his wife last Febuiary 16, is scheduled to go on trial at the November term of Macon county superior court convening Monday with Judge W. F, Harding, of Charlotte, presiding. The term will be for »nly one week, the sec ond week having been cancelled, and only criminal cases are dock eted for trial. Outstanding among local cases on the calendar are those of Grace Fleming, filling station operator ac cused of shooting Milo' Sanders with a shotgun Sunday night, and of Sanders, who is charged with breaking and entering Fleming’s place of business. The two were bound over at a magistrate’s hear ing Wednesday afternoon—Fleming under $500 bond on charges of as sault with a deadly weapon, carry ing a concealed weapon and violat ing the prohibition law; Sanders under $200 bond for breaking and entering. Case Moved from Graham Judge Harding is expected to is sue a venire for impaneling a spe cial jury to try Mathewson, whose case was removed from Graham county court on a writ issued by Judge Harding at Robbinsville in September. At an earlier term Mat hewson was indicted and tried, but a mistrial was called when the jury failed to agree on a verdict. When the case was called again in Sep tember the state moved that it be transferred to Macon, contending that due to the defendant’s wide connections and influence in Gra ham county it would be impossible to give him a fair trial. Tlie de fense opposed the motion, but Judge Harding granted it. Pleads Insanity • Mathewson was alleged to have shot his wife, mother of a small babv, while she was eating a meal at the counter of their cafe. The baby died some weeks later. Insan ity was the defense plea at the first trial. Newt Moody, of Mur phy; McKinley Edwards, of Bryson City, and J,ack Morphew, of Rob binsville, appeared as .attorneys for Mathewson. Solicitor John M. Queen will 'be assisted in the prosecution by T. M. Jenkins, of Robbinsville, and Jones and Jones, of Franklin. Following is the regular jury list for the November court term; Charles W. Elliott, Route 4; J. W. Cunningham, Franklin; J. M. Henson, Otto; T. W. Stiles. Route 2; Fred Shepherd, Leatherman; M. E. Frazier, Route 2; T. A. Tallent, Cullasaja; S. M. Holland, Cullasaja; J. M, Williams, I'ranklin; C. W. Stiles, Route 1; R. M. Wright, Aquone; Charles T. Ray, Route 3; M, G, Brabson, Franklin; Charles Elliott, Route 4; Charley Shepherd, Route 1 ; H. A, Smith, Highlands; Jess Kenner, Franklin; David Rog ers, Ellijay. Clayton Child Run Over; Recovering in Hospital Frank Rickman, small son of Sheriff Luther Rickman of Clayton, Ga., is a patient in the Angel hos pital. He was severely injured when he was run over by a truck a week ago crushing his body and causing many fractures. He is ex pected to recover. DISCHARGED FROM HOSP.ITAL Mrs. W, W, Edwards, Highlands, who had been seriously ill in the Angel hospital, was discharged to day greatly improved.