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II i n ytsrM cvv i ury 1 1 r
VOL. 'LI 1 1, NO. 21
Farmers Being Told How
To Receive Pay For
By S. W. MENDENHALL
It is possible in the 1938 Soil
Conservation Program for every
farm in tho county to receive pay
. In order for us to get this, in
formation to the farmers as soon
as possible, a series of meetings
will be held throughout the county.
At these meetings there will be u
form given each farmer showing
the acres of crop land ori the farm,
the payment that is possible for
each farmer to receive and how
this amount is figured, and the
soil-building . goal which is the
number of soil-building units neces
sary in order for the maximum
payment tot be received.
If the maximum for the farm
has not already 4een earned,, it is
possible that we can suggest how
the remainder of this payment may
No meeting is scheduled for
Franklin township, since it is in
tended for farmers in this town
ship to get this information at the
county agent's office.
Schedule of Meetings
Goldmine school, Friday, May 27,
10 a. m. Pine Grove school, Friday,
May 27, 1:30 p. m. Higdonville
school, . Friday, May 27, 4 p. m.
Highlands school, Saturday, May 28,
10 a. m. Clear Creek school, Sat
" unlay, May "28" 1:30 p. m. Kyle
school, Monday, May 30, 10 a. m.
Otter Creek school, Monday, M.ay
30, 1 :30 p. m. Fairview school, Mon
day, May 30, w p. m. Tellico church,
Tuesday, May 31, 10 a. m. Oak
Grove school, Tuesday, May 31,
1 :30 p. m. West's Mill school, Tues
day, May 31, 4 p. m. Salem school,
Wednesday, June 1, 10 a. m. Oak
dale school, Wednesday,. June 1,
1 :30 p. m. Burningtown school,
Wednesday, June 1, 4 p. m.
Chamber of Commerce
As a result of the open election
held last week the following were
chosen as directors of the Chamber
of Commerce for the ensuing year:
T. W. Angel, Jr., John Archer,
J. E. Perry, R. V. Miles, Jr., Miss
Lassie Kelly, Jess Conley and W.
The directors will meet Monday
night at Kelly's Tea Room at 8
o'clock to elect a chairman and to
make plans for the summer.
Macon Furniture Co.
The Macon Furniture company
closed their spring campaign last
Saturday, and the following prem
iums were lawarded : '
First prize, a Roman Eagle stove,
to Roy Bryson, Cullasaja. Second
prize, an inner' spring mattress, to
Miss Susan McClure. Route 2.-
Third prize, bed springs, to John
S.; Gibson, Iotla. Fourth prize, a
Gold Seal Linoleum rug, to Mrs.
C. J. Hopper, Prentiss.. Fifth prize,
porch rocker, Mack Franks, Frank
lin. Sixth, prize floor lamp, Mrs.
Carey Patton, Franklin. Seventh
prize, end table, R. R. Johnson,
The tickets were drawn by little
Miss Mary Ann Killian and the
prizes were awarded by O. C. Ben
nett, of Rome, Ga., who announced
that on July 16, the Macon Furni
ture Co. would give away another
lot of nice prizes arid that the
tickets in the box were good for
that time also. .
Rev. B. N. Rogers To
Preach Here Sunday
It is announced that the Rev. B.
' N. Rogers, of Asheville, will preach
at the Franklin Baptist church next
Sunday morning at .11 o'clock. A
cordial invitation is extended to all
to, attend this service. , ,
Attends Meeting Of State
Miss Mary Helcne Elmore, vice
chai rman of the Cowee Democratic
executive committee, was the only
delegate from Macon. county to at
tend tho North Carolina Demo
cratic convention in Raleigh last
Miss Elmore reported that 3,000
delegates were in attendance and
that perfect harmony prevailed. A
platform was adopted endorsing the
state and national administrations,
and couched in general terms,
avoiding the liquor, sales tax and
other controversial matters.
Miss Elmore was placed on the
judicial committee of the 11th dis
trict Democratic organization.
Well Known Citizen Dies
At Otto; Funeral At
Matthew Liner, 62, .died at his
home at Otto, at 1 :30 Monday aft
ernoon, following an illness of 10
months, suffering from cancer of
Mr. Liner, who was born and
reared on Pigeon River, in Hay
wood county, moved to Macon
county in 1907, and purchased a
iarm in the Otto community where
he had lived since. He was a
member of the Asbury Methodist
church. He served in the Spanish
American war and belonged to the
Spanish-American Lodge in Wash
ington, D. C. He was a son of the
late Thomas and Elmeda Turpin
Liner, of Haywood county.
Funeral services were held at
the Asbury Methodist church Tues
day afternoon at 3 o'clock. The
Rev. J. C. Swaim, pastor of the
Macon circuit, assisted by the Rev.
Thomas Roten of Dellwood, in
Haywood county, a former pastor,
and the Rev. A. A. Angel, of
Franklin, were in charge of the
services. Burial was in the church
The pallbearers were : William
Parrish, William Corbin, Will Led
better,' Claude Bradley, Fred Vin
son and Dr. Ralph D. West.
Surviving are 4 his widow, the
former Miss Belle Bradley; two
daughters,' Mrs. Sam Rickman and
Miss Helen Liner, of Otto; four
grandchildren, six sisters, Mrs.
George Ball and Mrs. Grace Nich
ols, of Waynesville; Mrs. Minnie
Roane, of Cartoogechaye ; Mrs. D.
C. Stockton ; Mrs. George Henson,
of Franklin Route 2, and Mrs.
John Young, of Chelias, Wash.;
three brothers, John T. Liner, of
Sedro Wool ey, Wash. ; Dock Liner,
of Franklin Route 2, and Robert
Liner, of Franklin Route 3.
Parker Berry, 50
Dies In Fort Worth
News has been received here of
the death of Parker Berry, 50, who
died at his home in Fort Worth,
Texas, on Wednesday, May 4.
Mr. Berry, a native of Macon
county, and a son of the late
Parker and Lilly Penland Berry,
left this county about 28 years ago,
and since 1919 has been a finance
Company operator in Fort Worth.
Mr. Berry has a large connection
throughout Macon county. He was
a veteran of the World War, a
member of the Masonic Order and
Besides several uncles, aunts and
other close relatives here, he is
survived by his widow and two
daughters, Misses Virginia and
Anne Berry, and a brother, Louin
Berry, all of Fort Worth.
Funeral services were, held on
Friday, May 6, at the Magnolia
Avenue Christian church in Fort
Worth, and interment was in Mount
Olive cemetery in that city. ,
is WanW Ulacotttan
FRANKLIN, N. C, THURSDAY, MAY 26,
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R. L. WHITMIRE
Candidate for Congress Who Will
Speak Here Saturday
R. L WHITMIRE
TO SPEAK HERE
Democratic Candidate For
Congress Will Talk
To Macon Voters
Hon. R. L. Whitmire, Democratic
candidate for congress, is scheduled
to speak in Franklin at the court
house next Saturday, morning at
Mr. Whitmire is a prominent at
torney in 'his home town of Hend
ersonville, and has a distinguished
record of service in many lines.
Everybody is invited to come put
and hear Mr. Whitmire. He is an
entertaining speaker, and will dis
cuss many matters in which all the
people are interested. '
John R. Faison .
Transferred to Raleigh
John R. Faison, of Franklin, sup
ervisor of the Farm Security ad
ministration, has been removed from
Franklin and left, Saturday for
Raleigh' to take up his new duties.
Mr. Faison is one of the five sup
ervisors in the five-states district
of this region who have received
promotion at - this time and who
will be placed in a new field after
a two-weeks' course of training in
new, administration features of the
Farm Security program.
Together with his co-workers,
Mrs. Hayes . E. ( Overcash, home
management supervisor in- Macon
and Clay counties, and Miss Daisy !
Caldwell, home management super
visor in. Jackson county, outstand
ing work for the low income farm
family has been accomplished in
this area. The good-wishes of many
friends go with Mr; and Mrs. Fais
on in their new field of work.
Fifth Sunday Singing
At Courthouse Sunday
The fifth Sunday singing con
vention will be held in the Macon
county courthouse Sunday, it was
announced by James M. Raby,
., Singers from the adjoining coun
ties have been invited to attend and
bring i classes, duets or quartets.
Also singers from Georgia and
South Carolina have been invited.
Tuesday, May 31 v
There will 'be a Bunco' Party,
sponsored by the Library' and Ne
quassa Chapter, O. E. S. on Tues
day, evening, May 31, at 8 o'clock
in the American Legion Hall.
The proceeds will be divided
equally between the Library and
the p. E. Si Chapter. The usual
admission of 25 cents will be charg
ed. A number of nice prizes will be
given. , ' ,
Mrs. William G.' Holden, of Chi
cago, 111., is visiting lier mother,
Mrs. C. H. McClure, of FVanklin
Route 2. ,.
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For Jesse N. Lowe Held at
Cowee Baptist Church
l-uneral services for Jesse N.
Lowe, 79, were held Friday after
noon at 2:30 o'clock, at the Cowee
Hapiist church. The Rev. W. L.
Bradley, a Baptist minister of the
Oak Grove community, was in
charge of the services. Interment
was in the church cemetery.
Mr. Lowe died in Angel hospital
last Thursday, afternoon at 4
o'clock, following an operation he
underwent Mondav. Death was
caused from kidney trouble with
complications. He had been in ill
health' for several m'onths.
Air. Lowe was a farmer of the
Iotla section. He was a eood citizen
and widely known. He was a" mem
ber of the Cowee Baptist church.
Pallbearers "were : Dick Welch.:
Harley R. Cabe, Lee Mason, George
R. Pattillo. Robert T R rvenn firm
W. R.. Mason.
Surviving are his widow and six
children by a former marriaere.
They are: Mrs. John Newman, of
uainesviue, oa.; Mrs. Henry Tip
pett and Mrs. Hallie Downs, of the
Iotla sect ion : Mrs. Emma FYadv
of Gastonia, and Fred and Floyd
Lowe, of Iola.
R E ROPER, 74
Prominent Citizen Passes
c At Iotla Home On
Rufus Henry Roper, 74, died
Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock, at
his home on Iotla, following an
illness of six weeks. Death was
caused from heart ailments with
Mr. Roper, a well-to-do farmer,
was a charter member of the Iotla
Baptist church and had been a
deacon in the church since it was
organized. He was a son of the
late Levi and Nancy Clamnitt
Funeral services were held Wed
nesday morning at 11 o'clock at
the Iotla Baptist church. The Rev.
W. L. Bradley, a Baptist minister,
of the Oak Grove community, and
the Rev. George A. Cloer, a Bap
tist minister of Franklin Route 4,
were in charge of the services.
Burial was in the church cemetery.
The pallbearers were : W. B.
Bennett, James R. Parrish, Claude
Carl Parrish, Robert
Bennett and Dick Welch
Surviving are his widow, the for
mer Miss Nancy Jane Downs; two
sons, Ernest. Roper, of Detroit,
Mich., and Floyd Roper, of Iotla;
one brother, Sidney Roper, of
Franklin Route 4; three sisters,
Mrs. John Wilson, of Sedro Wooley,
Wash.; Mrs. Charles E. Crawley, of
Macon, Ga., and Mrs. Louisa Evans,
Social Agency Council
Meets This Evening
The Council of Social Agencies
will meet for dinner this (Thurs
day) evening at the Kelly Tea
Room, r with a program of music
and after dinner speeches follow
ing a brief business session. Stand
ing committees will be appointed
and two additional members of the
executive committee will be elected.
At a former meeting the council
was organized for the purpose of
discussing and studying the social
and civic needs of the county, and
to furnish an opportunity for co
operation among the agencies and
workers for human betterment. At
this meeting Mrs. J. W. C. John
son was elected chairman, W. H.
Cobb, of Highlands, vice-chairman
and Mrs. Hayes E. Overcash, sec
Mr. and Mrs. William Katen-
brink, of Atlanta, are visiting their
mother, Mrs. Myra Allipan.
$1.50 PER YEAR
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County Education Board
Elects Teachers For
Following will be found a list of
the teachers selected by the board
of education for . the schools of
Macon county for the school year
1938-39. All schools except Frank
lin and Highlands will begin Aug
ust 1. Franklin and Highlands will
begin August 29:
J. R. Wells, principal; MissKath-
erine Porter, Miss Jennie GilLam,
Mrs. Helen Macon, Miss Ruth
Slagle, Mrs. Hugh Leach. Miss
Josephine Weaver, Hayes Overcash,
David , F. Herring, R. N. Moses,
Mrs. J. R. Wells, Mrs. Paul Grist,
Miss Annie Bailey, Miss Marie
Palmer, Mrs. Elizabeth C. Guffey,
Mrs. Joyce J. Cagle, Mrs. Kate H.
Williams, Mrs. Elsie W. Franks,
Mrs. Pearl Hunter, Miss Margaret
Slagle, Mrs. Jno. Brown, Mrs. Mar
garet Ramsey, Miss Edna M. Jami
son, Mrs. Lola P. Barrington, Miss
Mayberyl Moody, Mrs. Bertha C.
W. H. Finley has been reelected
as vocational agriculture teacher in
the Franklin high school, and Mrs.
Hugh Leach has been elected to
succeed Miss Frances McNeal, who
recently resigned, as teacher , of
home economics. ,
T. T. Love, Mrs. J. C Horsley,
Mrs. Nina T. McCoy.
. Miss Katherine Ramsey.
Miss Mary Strain, Miss Mattie
Frank Fleming, Mrs. Gay B.
Teague, Mrs. Lucy C. Bradley.
Miss Grace Wilkes, Miss Minnie
Sanders, Miss Kate Shope.
Mrs. Eunice C. Siler, Mrs. Eliza
Mrs. Lola S. Kiser, Mrs. Fannie
C. S. Tilley, Mrs. Herbert Angel.
Miss Mayme Moses.
Miss Lucile Kimsey.
Sanford Smith, Mrs. Lovicia T.
Mrs. Pearl Stewart. Miss Ina
Sam A. Bryson.
J. J. Mann, Mrs. Myrtle F
Miss Lois Henderson.
J. B. Brendle.
J. W. Sloan, Miss Onnie Lee Cabe.
Mrs. Bess N. Stewart.
Hie Wry Knoll
Mrs. Myrtle V. Norton,
Miss Maybur Henson.
Miss Pauline Cabe.
( Mountain View
Miss Zelma Jenkins.
Miss Beatrice Mozeley,
Blanche V. Howard.
Miss Mary Elmore, Miss Evelyn
Mrs. Pearl H. Corbin, Miss Esth
Ralph V. Angel, Miss Elizabeth
Mrs. Marie G. Roper. ',
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