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0 wit prai V VOL. LI I, NO. 38 DEATH CLAIMS MRS. U DEAL Old and Honored Resident Passes Saturday At v Daughter's Home Mrs. Cornelia Ann Deal, widow of the late Rev. John Archibald " Deal, 83, died after several months' illness, at the Ihome of her daugh- ter. Mrs. Thos. J. Johnston, Sat urday, September 18. The funeral services were held on Sunday aft: crnoon in1 St. Agnes' Episcopal church, which was built .under the ministry ,oJ her husband, .and in terment was in 'the Franklin ceme tery. The Rev. Frank Bloxham, as sisted by the Rev.." Geoffrey C. Hinshclwood, of Gainesville, Ga., conducted the services." The honorary pallbearers were J. O.. Harrison, Dr. Frank T. Smith, Dr. W. A." Rogers, George Patton, Rev. C. C. Herbert, Oscar Bryant. The active pallbearers were Fred Sloan, Jessf Conley, Will Moore, Jimmie Hauser, Bert Slagle, Carl Slagle, George Patton. ' Mrs. Deal was the daughter of Mary Jane- Allen and Bedford Franklin ' McCollough Fitch, of 'Haw River,' N. C, and came to Macon county in 1877 when her husband was sent as a minister of ' the Episcopal church to -this sec tion; residing for some years, on Cartoogechaye, where St. John's church was built, later removing to Franklin after the erection of St. Agnes', church. In 1910, after Mr Deal's rety-ement from the active ministry, . the couple removed to Gainesville, Ga. For the past, two years, Mrs- Deal has been making her home with her daughter, Airs. Johnston. Mrs.. Deal was thus associated with the life of the eounty through many years, where her .noble life , and gracious charm wjelded a ben eficent influence on the host of iriends who loved her andinourn her. passing. Of nine children, five daughters survive: Mrs. Leverette Roper, of Helena, Mont; Mrs. Thomas J. Johnston, -of Franklin; Mrs. J. Lamb Johnston, of Gainesville,' Ga. ; Mrs. George R. Sheldon, of Salt Lake City, Utah; Mrs; John V. Toomer, of Savannah, Ga.'; also 23 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. V fjumur wruer iciegaica V jo to oiaie council The following delegates from the various Macon county councils of " the Junior .Order were named to attend the meeting of the state council which meets in Durham tomorrow (Friday) : J. M. Hidon, Higdonville ; Carl Slagle, Cartooge chaye; C. R. Cabe, Otto; Robert Rickman, West's Mill; Jim Raby, Millshoal; Jack Stribling, Cullasaja council, Franklin. A county-wide meeting of the members of the J,unior Order will be held in Franklin Saturday night, .September 25, to discuss several matters of great importance, and every member in the county who can possibly do so is urged to attend. Franklin Produce Market LATEST QUOTATIONS (Prices listed below are subject to change without notice.) Quoted by Farmer Federation, Inc. Chickens, heavy breed, hens 12c Chickens, light weight, lb. . . 9c , Fryers, heavy, lb. . . . . ..... 16c Fryers, Tight, lb. '. 14c Eggs, doz. 25c Corn .., $1.00 Wheat .90 Rye 95c New Potatoes, No. 1, bu. ., 00c Quoted by Nantahala Creamery Butterfat, lb. 29c PROGRESSIVE Old Folks Day Celebrated At Pleasant Hill Sunday More than 1,000 people gathered at the Pleasant. Hill Baptist church Sunday for the Old Folks celebra: tio,n. i The Rev. W. C. Stockton, of 'k-, Hiawassee, Ga., delivered a very tw interesting sermon' at 11 o'clock. uy After a most delicious picnic din- liu- ner serv ed on the church grounds, ;rt 1 1 the crowd reassembled in the'at church, where they were addressed hn by George B. Patton, mayor ofJil FrankUn, who spoke o,n Friendshipfick and Brotherly Love. Several othernk short talks were made during thejsh, afternoon and some splendid sing-au. ing was rendered. ack On: the third Sunday in Sep-col-tember, 1938, Old Folks Day will.an be observed at Louisa Chapel onry- Cartoogechaye. MANY CATTLE SOLD TUESDAY Patton and Davis Sell 180 Animals At Good Prices The cattle sale held in Franklin Tuesday -by R. A. Patton and D. Robert Davis was o;ne of the most ,js successful ever held here. Prac- tically all the cattle brought in were sold, and prices were good. About $5,000 was paid for the 180 animals sold, and prices ranged trom o to 2 cems. in Another sale will De neia ontv Tuesday, October 5, at the samer . time and place. . Fss ' Foresters in One-Day Tennis Tournament tva The regional office tennis clubv, or the u. . torest service, Atlanta,;. defeated the Nantahala national ;rs hy to 'a- forest tennis club in a one-day tournament four matches to three at the Franklin Country club.Sun- Air All n-mt.lio iirft-f liarH fnncrhti contests ana tne iinai resuii nuigeu, . ' - , .i r i u 1 on the last doubles match of the) day. ' The score:. ' Singles Crawford, Atlanta, de feated Brandt, Franklin, 6.-0, 6-1 J Dunbar, Franklin, defeated Florr ence, Atlanta, 6-1, 2-6, 6-4. Wasilik, Franklin, defeated Colley, Atlanta, 3-6, 6-2, 6-1. Cain, Atlanta, defeat ed Welch, Franklin, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. Nichols, Franklin, v defeated Brad- field, Atlanta, 6-3, 6-4. Doubles Crawford and Heffner, Atlanta, defeated Dunbar and Hun nicutt, Franklin, 6-2, 7-5. Florence and Gay, Atlanta, defeated Row land and Averell, Franklin, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. The two clubs will play return matches Lri Atlanta Sunday. To Honor Mrs. Sanders With Dinner Sunday Sunday, September 26, being the 95th birthday anniversary of Mrs. Harriette Sanders, the family and relatives wjll gather at the home of Mrs. Sanders' son, Dock' SanderS, on Franklin, route 4, to honor Mrs. Sanders with a dinner and hold a family reunion. All relatives are urged to attend and bring basket lunches. McGaha-Tippett Reunion Held Sunday The McGaha-Tippett reunion was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Hurst, .near , the Iotla bridge Sunday, with approximately 100 re latives and invited friends present. The day was spent, in renewing bid acquaintances and making .new ones. After a most delicious dinner which was enjoyed by all present, it was decided to hold the reunion next year at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Tippctt, on the' third Sunday in September. " LIBERAL FRANKLIN, N. C, THURSDAY, SEPT. 23, rrsi ivjma Carpenterr teaching school at Westminister, ke U, is spending some time herc'-vJ her parents, Mr, and Mrs. J. Carpenter., ' N. II. Stiles, who has been spe ing several clays , here with sister, Mrs. C. E. Cooper, rctur to his home in Haines City, 1 Saturday.1 Fred Cohn, of Raleich. in cha Uc nc Ms, )f public relations for WPA in Uatc, was in Franklin Tuesday, visited the Burningtown auarrv other WPA projects in the coin Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Burnette, Atlanta, sient Sunday here, quests qf Mr. and Mrs. Frank li don at her home on Bidwell str Mrs. Winnie Rickman, of We I ill, left luesday for Spruce l'i where she will snend several d visiting relatives and friends. Mr. and Mrs. George J. Joh ton came up from Atlanta Suncl to attend, the funeral of their grail mother, .Mrs. J. A. Deal Miss Lddis Holbrooks. of We.4 th fa.; ige, ind Mill, lctt Saturday for Asheville spend several days visiting her s ter, -Mrs. Harry West and X West. K lew Joe Rickman has returned Asheville,. where he works as lunJ er grader, after a visit- with family, at their lpme - at Wes M- Mill H. L. Bryant and A. R. Higd ;sc les made a business trin to Knoxvi luesday. . Mrs. C. C. Herbert. Jr.. Mrs rs. i tr J. Edwards, Mrs. W. J. Zacha p . and Mrs. Zeb W. Conley attend coaching day for missions, s whi was held at; the Central Method! (is church in Asheville Tuesday. Mrs. J. D. Porter, of Ashevi spent Sunday here with her moth Mrs. W. J. Zachary, and her .sist ju Ly Mrs. Harry S. Higgins, at the hoi of the latter on Harrison avem On her return she "was IcconTpa ied by Mrs. Zachary, who spe the first of thq. week in Ashevil lie Mr. and Mrs. Roy Cunninghal fta fy- have returned from a .tour throu the New England states, Canaci and pther points of interest. Mr. and Mrs. Phillio S. Hoiiof interest. and son, of Clarksville, Ga.. sieif Tuesday afternoon "here wi',corance with an agreement re- triends. Mrs. Tom Roane, of Clavton. Gay a"d town authorities and the to came down 'Tuesday' to attend 'bondholders. GjjisymUlirevival -and to vij. ' I .pa therm an Reunion Held I Sunday, September 19 The annual Leatherman reunion was held on Sunday,. September 19, 'at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Amnions, of Ellijay. About 200 re latives and friends were present. Jake Henry, of Ellijay, and Ellis Beasley, of Sylva, made very in teresting talks. The dinner was enjoyed by every one present, and many songs were sung in the after noon. The Leatherman reunion has been held every year for -the past nine years in memory of Mr. and Mrs Z. M. Leatherman. The .next reunion will be held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. L'onnie Amnions in Sylva. Box Supper At Union School House A box supper will be held at the Union school house Saturday night, September 25. The proceeds from this shipper will be used for the EpwoYth, League of the Union church and for the benefit of the School. The public is cordially in vited. .To Subscribers Letters have been sent out to those whose subscriptions to The Franklin Press and High lands Maconian have expired. In case you have paid your 'sub scription during the past week please disregard this notice. Subscriptions paid in advance are necessary to the proper con duct of any publication, so we beg the cooperation of our read ers in this effort to bring our mailing list to date. Kindly Send in your subscription promptly, or pay to one of our authorized representatives. INDEPENDENT 1937 Four Fraziers Meet For First Time In ThirtyiThree Years ' . " '. j P. L. Frazier, of' balQm, Ore.; W. H. Frazier, of Waynesvflle; M. E. Frazier, of Franklin Route 2, and E. J. Frazier; of Franklin Route 1, all with their ages rang ing from 72 to 77,' met last week for the first time in 33 years, when they had dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Van Frazier on Franklin " Route 1, Friday evening. This week they are all visiting relatives in Waynesville but will return to Franklin the latter part of the week. BOND EXCHANGE MOVESTARTED . i New Bonds at Lower Rate To Be Exchanged For Outstanding Debt The first step in the legal pro ceedings necessary for refinancing the county's bonded indebtedness was taken at a called meeting of the board of commissioners held Monday, September 20. At this meeting orders were pass ed for issuing the following .new bonds to be exchanged for those now outstanding : Franklin Township $81,000, road bonds. Macon county $815,000, road and bridge bonds. . ' Thejegal notices required for the issuing of the bonds appear on an other page of" this issuer--These new bonds are to be issued to replace those now outstanding and they will not increase the in debtedness of the county or Frank lin township, but will mean a great saving, as they draw a 'lower rate Tne action is being taken in,ac- cently concluded between the coun- uck Garland, bb, fasses At Home September 9 Dock Garland, 56, died at his home on Tesenta on Thursday, September 9, after a short illness. Mr. Garland was the son of the late William and Addie Garland, and was born and reared in Ma con county. He joined the Coweta Baptist church early in life and was an active member until his On March 15, 1900, he was mar- I ried to Mary Guffey, and to this union four sons were born,, Alex, Edgar, Frank and Dan, all of whom now live on Franklin Route 2. Funeral services were held at the Coweta Baptist church at 3 o'clock Friday, September 10. Rev., J. I. Vinson conducted the service and burial1 was in the Rush cemetary. Pallbearers were: Tom, Lem and Mell Cabe, Lester Justice, Bascom Pirklesimer and Jim Young. Surviving are his widow and four sons; one sister, Mrs. Will Led better, and three grandchildren. Bible Class To Hold Rummage Sale On Saturday, September 25, be ginning at 9:30 a. m., the F. .S. Johnston, Bible .Class will hold a rummage sale in the store room on West Main street, next to the grocery store of Henry D. West. A variety of different kinds of clothing will be for sale. Dates For Macon f i. nr vuumy lypnoiQ 1U11CS Academy school Friday, 10 to 11 a. m., October 1, 8, and 15. Alulberry School Friday. 11 to 12 a. m.. October 1, 8, and 15. Rainbow Springs Friday,. 2 to 3 p. m.,, September 24, October 1. and 8. ' Macon County Health Dept. $1.50 PER YEAR REVIVE DRAWS LARGE XROWDS Enthusiasm Increases As Tanernacle Meeting Nears Close A crowd estimated at more than ; 1,500 people thronged the Taber nacle for the Sunday evening ser vice which began the second week of the series of services now being conducted by Gipsy Smith, Jr. In trucks and cars, and on foot they came from every part of the county, and adjoining counties, to fill every part of the Tabernacle, the platform, the windows, the doors, and the grounds about the building. A goodly number, disap pointed at not being able, to get close enough to hear the preacher, returned to their homes. The congregation gave closest at tention to the evangelist as he por trayed in a vivid ' and dramatic way the characteristics of Jacob, driving home to his hearers again and again the fact that not all of , the Jacobs were dead. Song services are conducted each evening by Dale Stentz, of Way-t nesville, with Mrs. Higgins, " of Franklin, as pianist. Services 'will be held each morning in the Bap tist church at 10:30 o'clock. On Friday evening of this week Mr. Smith" has announced that he will tell the story of his life, re counting for his audience the ex periences of his own life, and the history and life of the gipsies. ; Services thrpugh , next Sunday evening will be held Ln the Taber nacle each evening at 7:45 o'clock, with -the exception of Saturday' evening. Everyone is cordially in vited to attend all of the services. On 'next Tuesday Mr. Smith will join his father Gipsy Smith, in Baltimore to assist him in conduct ing a mission in the city audi torium in which 316 churches of that city ' are uniting. Annual Reunion Of The Sanders Family The annual reunion of the San ders' family was held on Sunday, September 12, at the home of Dock Sanders on Watauga creek. As; us ual, the attendance was large, the dinner abundant and the occasion enjoyable. The central figure was Aunt Har riett Sanders, who was 95 years old on September 19. Mrs. Sanders is a native of Macon county and is one of its oldest and most high ly respected citizens. Widowed many ' , ae she makes her home with her son, Dock Sanders. An other son, Curtis, resides one-half mile distant. Aunt Harriett can easily walk from one home to the other. Dispite' her years, her men tal faculties are active, her health splendid. Her hearing is but slight ly dulled, her eyesight remarkable. She reads her Bible without the aid of glasses, talks readily with visitors, recalls many incidents of the long ago, personal experiences to her, which is history to us. Singing Convention At Wells Grove Sunday The combined southern" and northern divisions of the Macon county singing convention will meet at Wells Grove Baptist church next Sunday, September 26. This will be any all-day singing and all are asked to bring basket lunch. All singers and the general nub lie invjted to attend. Ben Gibson, President. Famous Sports Writer Visits In Franklin Dane Newell, sport writer for Field and Stream, Saturday Eve ning Post and Colliers, spent one day last week here, the guest . of Dr. Edgar Angel. Mr. Newell, who is also an. artist, plans to return to Franklin next summer to spend six weeks with Dr. Angel.