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THE FRANKLIN PRESS AND THE HIGHLANDS MACONIAN
THURSDAY, JULY 1, 1937
M. M. Grier Explains
Provisions of New
Mrs. Eloise (V Franks, superin
tendent of welfare of Macon coun
ty, announced, today that Murray
M. Grier, inspector of the depart
ment of labor, has been in the
welfare office here for the purpose
of explaining provisions of the new
maximum hours and child labor
laws. . 1
The Inspector was here to ac
quaint the county welfare superin
tendent and members of the staff
with rules and regulations prescrib
ed 'by. 'Major A. L. Fletcher, state
commissioner of labor, to govern
the administration of the new sta
tutes, enacted by the last legislature
and effective July 1.
The hour law provides a maxi
mum work-week of 48 hours for
women and 55 hours for men cm
ployed in certain ' North Carolina
industries. The maximum work-day
Is nine hours for women and ten
hours for men. .This act also re
quires time and payroll records of
employment and enforcement fea
fires that are particularly progres
sive in nature.
This new law provides a minimum
age limit of 16 for the full-time or
regular employment of children,
with exceptions made for employ
ment of children in the home or
the farm. All minors under 18 are
required to have an employment
certificate -before engaging in any
type of employment.
Features of this statute also per
mit 12 to 14-year old boys to sell
or deliver papers or magazines
under, certain restrictions. Children
14 to 16 are allowed to work in
non-manufacturing jobs when school
. is - not in session.
Employers who desire to acquaint
themselves with full regulations
contained in the new statutes may
call the welfare officer for. infor
mation of this nature.
A. L. Perper
Miami Herald Man, Is
Arthur L. Perper, general repre
sentative of the Miami Herald, was
a visitor in Franklin last week.
For the past five years Mr. Perper
has promoted the advantages of the
mountain area through his resort
pages in the Herald in a most ef
fective manner, and with a gener
ous publicity. ' All advertisements
of resort towns and of private en
terprise, in his paper have been
augmented by numerous cuts and
by feature articles contributed by
the able pen of his indomitable and
brilliant journalist, and have 'been
influential in bringing many to
spend their vacation in this region.
Mr. Perper's advertising campaign
for this section runs in every Sun
day issue for three months, and
it is readily seen how this type of
creative advertising will become di
rectly responsible for an incrcas
ing number of summer visitors who
are seeking just what Macon county
has to offer, and at a reasonable
distance from the heat-ridden sec
Many tarry and . buy property,
thus bringing in a valuable asset in
Presiding Elder To
Preach Here Sunday
Rev. W. A. Rollins, presiding
elder of the Waynesvillc district,
will preach at'thfe Franklin Metho
dist church on next Sunday at
8 o'clock p. m. At the close of
the preaching , service, the third
quarterly conference will be held.
Mr. Rollins is well known in
Franklin. This is his third year as
presiding elder of the Waynesvillc
district, and a large congregation
is expected to be present to hear
him. Everyone is cordially invited.
Near Arrowood Glade
A refreshment bqoth is being
opened this week-end within a
few feetxf Arrowwood Glade and
the new swimming pool on the
Wnyah road.-' a.
Cold drinks, cakes, candies, fruits
and other refreshments will be on
sale each week-end under the man
agement of H. A. Wilhide and
TWO MARRIAGES ,IN SAME
FAMILY ARE ANNOUNCED
The marriage of Miss Myrtle M.
Ballenger, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. A. M. Ballenger, of Tigerville,
S. C, and Leon fJ, Corbin, son of
Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Corbin, of Cul
lasaja, took place. June 25 at the
home of the Rev. Grange D. Coth
ran, of Tigerville, S. C.
The bride is a graduate of Moun
tain View high school and attended
Greenville Woman's college. She is
a teacher in .the. public schools of
South Carolina. . ,
e Mr. Corbin is an employe of
Southern Mining and Milling com
pany at Clarksville, Ga., where the
couple will reside.
Announcement has also been made
of the marriage of Miss Pearl
Odessa Corbin, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. T. G. Corbin, of Cullasaja, to
Floyd Thomas Long, of Cullasaja.
The ceremony took place June 19
at Clayton, Ga. The couple is re
siding temporarily with the bride's
Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Tilley and
three children, of Trenton, Mich.,
and Mrs. G. A. Tilley, of Cullo
whee, spent the week-end visiting
Mr, and Mrs. C. S. Tilley; at their
home in East Franklin.
Mrs. Alec Stanford and daughter,
of Greensboro, are spending several
days here, the house guests of 'Mrs.
T. W. Angel, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Cooper, of
Cleveland, Tenn., spent the first
of. the past week here with Mrs.
Cooper's mother, Mrs. W B. Mc
Miss Mary Reynolds Bradshaw,
of Wilson, is spending a few days
in Franklin, the house guest of
Miss Elizabeth McGuire.
Oscar Rickman, of Leatherman,
who sustained a broken shoulder
when thrown from a mule last
week, developed pneumonia Satur
day. He was reported to be im
proved somewhat Wednesday after
noon. Thomas Porter, Jr., who has been
working in Knoxville, Tenn., is
spending a few days here with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.W.Porter.
Miss Virginia Phillips, of Roys
ton, Ga., arrived here Monday for
a visit with Miss Dorothy Blumen
Miss Lois Waldroop, of High
Point, came in Sunday for. a visit
with her mother, Mrs. Goldie Wal
droop, at her home on Franklin
Route 1. v
Mrs. J. L. Bryson returned' to
her home at West's Mill Sunday,
after spending a couple of weeks
m Beta with her brother, Joel Mal
lonee, and with her son, Floyd
Bryson and family at East LaPorte.
E. B. Rickman, of Woodrow, spent
Sunday visiting his 'parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Rickman at their
home at Leatherman.
Miss Ruby Calloway and Ger
trude Lancaster from the Franklin
Presbyterian church, and Miss
Virginia Gray from the Morrison
church, were delegates to the in
termediate young peoples confer
ence at Montrcat, June. 21-26. The
Rev. J. A. Flanagan attended the
conference and served as director.
Miss Joy Kennebrew, of Birm
ingham, Ala., is spending several
days here with her sister, Mrs.
R. D. Sisk, who has been quite
ill for several weeks, is much im
proved and is expected to be able
to be back in his office in a few
Series of Meetings To
Begin at Cowee
Rev. R. F. Mayberry, pastor of
the Cowee Baptist church, will be
gin a two weeks' series of services
on Monday, July 12.
Mr. Mayberry will be assisted in
the preaching by Rev. Harley L.
Phillips, of Rutherfordton, who is
also widely known in Macon county.
The services will be held at 10
o'clock in the mornings and at 8
o'clock in the evenings. '
CARD OF THANKS
To the neighbors and friends who
stood by us so loyally in our sad
hour of bereavement, we want to
thank, each and everyone. Each
little act of kindness is appreciated
and will .never be forgotten. Also
for the many floral offerings, which
MRS. W. A. McGAHA
EDITED BY MRS.
Y. P. C. E. MEMBERS GO
ON CAMPING TRIP
The Y. P. C. E. of the Presby
terian church recently made a
camping trip to Amnions camp in
Horse Cove. Swimming and fishing
were enjoyed by some of the mem
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
TO OPEN MONDAY
A daily vacation Bible school will
open on Monday, July 5, to be held
in the Presbyterian church and on
the church grounds. Classes and
activities will be .under the director
ship of Miss Thehna Garrett, who
is in charge of the ' Bible schools
of the Asheville Presbytery. She
is a teacher in Mission school in
In addition to Bible study and
memory work, games, stories and
handiwork will be enjoyed.
FORMAL OPENING OF
THE MUSEUM JULY 8
The museum will be formally
opened on Monday, July 5. Visitors
will find new exhibits, featuring
the homecrafts of the mountain
region of northern India, such as
textiles, carvings of wood and ivory,
work in silver and brass, as well
as wearing apparel and jewelry. By
contrast the museum is featuring
the crafts of the mountain region
of western North Carolina, or this
exhibit request is made for house
hold utensils, carvings in wood,
homemade textiles, and objects of
historic interest. The museum will
be responsible for the loan of-objects
which will be returned at the
close of the exhibit. They can be
brought to the museum or left in
the care of Miss Lassie Kelly's
Gift Shop in Franklin. ; ' v
Henry M. Stevenson is making
a special survey of the birds of
Macon county and in correlation
with which the museum is featur
ing a bird exhibit. Other exhibits
will, include the minerals , of North
Carolina; semi-precious stones;
plants and injects of the Highlands
From time to time, as announced
on the bulletin board in front of
the museum, talks and lectures on
various natural history and scien
tific subjects will be announced.
FESTIVAL DAY WILL
BE HELD JULY 23
A festival day will be held in
Highlands on Friday, July 23. It
will consist of a series of events
and contests, planned to interest
every age group and to appeal
equally to men and women. Entries
for each contest can be made up
until Monday, July 19 at the bank.
The entry fee will be ten' cents
for each event and there will be
prizes for each contest. All prizes
are to be donated by the trades
people of Highlands throdgh the
chamber of commerce.
The events and the individuals
responsible for each are as follows :
baby parade, Stella Marrett; pet
parade, Guy Paul ; .log-hewing con
test, Louis Edwards; exhibit and
cooking, Mrs. Hines ; 'baseball game,
Jack Potts; music contest, Mildred
Littleton; booths, Doris Potts and
committee of Majorie Waller, Vir
ginia May Edwards and Marie
Neely; dancing, Steve Potts.
Miss Estelle Edwards has been
elected "Miss Highlands." Her co
hostesses will, be .Misses Jessie
Keener, Mozelle Bryson and Vir
ginia May Edwards.
The Highlands Funmakers are
going to take full responsibility
for the day and will reap whatever
financial rewards there are. We are
asking and hoping for the coopera
tion of every person in the' town
ship and are hoping that the day
will prove so successful and so
much fun that it may become a
Highlands tradition. There will be
more about the festival in subse
BRIEF NOTES FROM
The Children's Nature clubs ' of
the Highlands museum will meet
for organization Friday afternoon
at the museum. The children from
six through eight years of age will
meet at 3 p. m. and the boys and
girls from, nine through 11 at 4 p.
m. Officers, sponsors, club name,
and general program will be an
nounced next week. Each member
is asked to bring an empty card
board box and. a pencil and note
T. C. HARBISON
book, preferably loose-leaf. Each
club will have two meetings a week,
one for, out door adventures and
the other for' indoor stories and
Older boys and girls and young
people will also be given oppor
tunity for field experiences and
expeditions. This group will meet
Monday at the museum at 11 a. m.
With quite widespread interest
already shown in hiking to various
points of scenic beauty and natural
history i connections, a hiking club
will be' featured throughout the
summer at irregular intervals.
Guide service will be offered to
small groups ..with a definite na
tural history interest in the re
sources of the region.
Mayor W. S. Davis, general mer
chant in Highlands for many year,
recently sold his entire stock to
Ernest Brown, who has a store on
Main street. Mayor Davis has rent
ed an office in the Will Edwards
Professor and Mrs. J. A. Hodges
and family, of Jasper, Fla., have
occupied one of the Marett cot-,
tages .for the past two months. So
delighted are they with the climate
and sceneiy in and around High
lands, that they have purchased a
lot on 'Highway No. 28 and are
planning to build a home there in
the spring. .
Mr. and Mrs. Turner and daugh
ters, Mary and Willie, and Profes
sor William Lippincott, all of Clem
son, accompanied by Miss Louise
Watkins, of Highlands, recently en
joyed a tour through the Smoky
Mrs. W. W. Sullivan and family,
of Anderson, S. C, . are now en
joying their summer home.
Miss-Peggy Parhill visited friends
in Charlotte recently. Miss Parhiil
is the daughter of Mrs.' Harvey
Trice, of Thomastoh, Ga., and
Dr. and Mrs. O. S. Gibbs and
twin daughters, of Memphis, Tenn.,
are making their home for the
summer in the du Bignon cottage
on Mirror Lake. Dr. Gibbs is con
nected with the medical department
of the University of Tennessee.
Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Armstrong
and daughter, Catherine, of Steven
son, Ala., are occupying the Blanch
ard cottage on Main street.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Patterson, of
West Palm Beach, Fla., are visiting
Mrs. O. E. Young in her summer
home on Satulah Mountain.
' Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Dudley
were recent visitors of Mr. and
Mrs. Charles du Bignon at High
Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Marett mot
ored to Atlanta, Ga., last week-end
to visit Mrs. J. M. . Lyle, Mrs.
Marett's sister, who has been ser
iously ill. She is better now. ..
Mrs. P. J1. Carltn and children,
Martha, Jimmie, and Bobbie, of
Miami, Fla., are making their home
for the season in the Blanchard
camp on Mirror Lake.
The Highlands .Funmakers, who
are planning the Highlands festival,
enjoyed a picnic Thursday night at
Billy Cabin, the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Jack Wilcox.
Jim Randall, Mrs. Dora Dead
wiler and Miss Mildred Sneed mot
ored to Atlanta, Ga., recently!
Sammy Westbrook has accepted
a position in Columbus, Ga. '
Miss Nina McCully, of St. Au
gustine, Fla., has joined her father,
Admiral N. A. McCully at King's
Funeral Services Held
For Fred Norton
Funeral services for Fred Norton,
51, were held at the Mulberry
Baptist church Wednesday morn
ing at 10 o'clock. Rev. J. A. Flan
agan, pastor of the Franklin
Presbyterian church, was in charge
of the services.
Mr. Norton, who had been in ill
health for several months, died at
his. home in the Mulberry com
munity, a section of Macon county,
Tuesday. He was a farmer.
Mx. Norton is survived by his
widow, four daughters, Misses
Bertha, Annie, Pauline and Ger
trude Norton and two sons, Perry
and Jack Norton, all of Otto, and
two sisters, Mrs. John Carpenter
and Mrs. Harley Carpenter and
three brothers, Raleigh, Thomas
and Robert Norton.
Miami Visitor Praises
Air. L. L. Lee of Miami, a' for
mer newspaper man, and a recent
visitor in Franklin, told a repre
sentative of The Franklin Press
that the advantages of this section
to the people of Florida seeking
coolness for the summer months.
"Why, there is every reason for
thousands from the Miami section
to flock here if they just knew
about its superior attractions. This
is the nearest resort section to
Florida that offers everything any-!
one would want in health, comfort
ami wholesome recreation. ' .
"I am sure that many would buy
ciimnipr hniiics ntwl mtt'icrps MVifrf
they could come every year with
their families at a reasonable cost.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee and .small son
are here for ' their vacation, which
they will spend in their "deluxe"
trailer. They have bought property
near Highlands upon which they
expect to build a home.
Theatre to Show
The Macon Theatre will exhibit
next Thursday night, July 8, the
film showing tle Braddock-Louis
charripionship battle blow 'by blow.
The fight Tijm will be shown as an
extra feature added to the regular
program for that day, which will
consist of "The Great O'Mallcy"
and selected short subjects.
FOR SALE A good horse jpheap.
..t SAM WILSON,
Itc . Highlands, N. C.
FOR SALE Five-room house, 4J4
acres lancj one mile from town.
Easy terms. A. G. CAGLE.
FOR SALE Boy's suit, fourteen
to fifteen year size; worn only few
times, fine quality wool coat, vest
and two pair trousers. MRS. ORD
FOR SALE Attractive $88 Adler
organ in good condition, only $30.
Also good Console phonograph and
25 records $12.50 See or write
Mrs. D. J.- Baldwin, Franklin
Route 3. '
Dr. Jessie Z. Moreland
Highlands, N. C.
Second floor, Anderson's Drug Store
Formerly located in Raleigh, N. C.
Franklin Lodge, No. 452
, of Moose
Meets Second and Fourth
American Legion Hall
S. J. Murray, Sec'y
HORN'S SHOE SHOP SAYS
WE ARE STILL MENDING
When your heels, roll
And your soles slide,
We'll save your sole. "
With old cow hide. ""'
HORN'S SHOE SHOP
Box 2,2 Troy F. Horn
Saturday, July 3rd
At 12 O'Clock
Near Arrowood Glade