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The Franklin press and the Highlands Maconian. (Franklin, N.C.) 1932-1968, May 26, 1938, Image 1

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, , ...... I 1 41. W II i n ytsrM cvv i ury 1 1 r Ilililll mtt r. VOL. 'LI 1 1, NO. 21 AGENT HOLDING FARM MEETINGS Farmers Being Told How To Receive Pay For Conservation By S. W. MENDENHALL Caiunty Agent It is possible in the 1938 Soil Conservation Program for every farm in tho county to receive pay ment. ;i . 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 be earned. 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 Elects Directors 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. T. Moore. 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. Awards Prizes 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, Franklin. 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. , , Wh 1 PROGRESSIVE Miss Elmore Attends Meeting Of State Executive Committee 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 Thursday. 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. MATTHEW LINER PASSESMONDAY Well Known Citizen Dies At Otto; Funeral At Asbury Tuesday 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 the stomach. 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 cemetery. 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 a bhnncr. 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 LIBERAL FRANKLIN, N. C, THURSDAY, MAY 26, Will Speak wot,,.. . -.v. 1 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 lib clock. 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, president. ! ., 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. Bunco Party 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. ,. :: w -x-- -.imxv f INDEPENDENT 1938 Funeral Services 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. DEATH CLAIMS R E ROPER, 74 Prominent Citizen Passes c At Iotla Home On Tuesday Afternoon 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 complications. 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 Roper. 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 Meadows, 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, of Iotla. 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 retary-treasurer. Mr. and Mrs. William Katen- brink, of Atlanta, are visiting their mother, Mrs. Myra Allipan. $1.50 PER YEAR FACULTY LIST IS ANNOUNCED . I 1 I .- ! ' -J County Education Board Elects Teachers For Next Term 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: Franklin 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. Smart. 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. , JotU T. T. Love, Mrs. J. C Horsley, Mrs. Nina T. McCoy. Olm HU1 . Miss Katherine Ramsey. Clark Chapel Miss Mary Strain, Miss Mattie Brendle. Union Frank Fleming, Mrs. Gay B. Teague, Mrs. Lucy C. Bradley. Maple Springs Miss Grace Wilkes, Miss Minnie Sanders, Miss Kate Shope. Holly Springs Mrs. Eunice C. Siler, Mrs. Eliza beth Higdon. Watafcigw Mrs. Lola S. Kiser, Mrs. Fannie Arnold. Oak Ridga C. S. Tilley, Mrs. Herbert Angel. Mountain Grave Miss Mayme Moses. Ellijay Miss Lucile Kimsey. Higdonville Sanford Smith, Mrs. Lovicia T. Moses. Salem Mrs. Pearl Stewart. Miss Ina Henry. MasMwrns Branch Sam A. Bryson. Pine Grove J. J. Mann, Mrs. Myrtle F Keener. ( Walnut Creek Norman West. Buck Creek Miss Lois Henderson. Gold Mine J. B. Brendle. Mulberry J. W. Sloan, Miss Onnie Lee Cabe. Academy Mrs. Bess N. Stewart. Hie Wry Knoll Mrs. Myrtle V. Norton, Gladys Brock. Lower Tesenfaa Miss Maybur Henson. Upper Tetenta Miss Pauline Cabe. ( Mountain View Miss Zelma Jenkins. Otto, Miss Beatrice Mozeley, Miss Mrs. Blanche V. Howard. Aquone Miss Mary Elmore, Miss Evelyn Kinsland. Alliton.WtU Mrs. Pearl H. Corbin, Miss Esth er Seay. Oak Dale Ralph V. Angel, Miss Elizabeth Meadows! Harmony Mrs. Marie G. Roper. ', (Continued on Page Ten)

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