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THE FRANKLIN PRESS AND THE HIGHLANDS MACONIAN
THURSDAY, APRIL 23, 1942
THE GOVERNMENT tANTS GUAYULE
Mn D.n)int DonKPVPit.'K signature was affixed to
the guayule bill, Major Evan W. Kelley of the U. S.
Forest Service ordered the immediate planting of
16 000,000 seedlings. Each of the men on the specially
contrived planting device can drop 60 seedlings a min
ute in holes prepared by the machine. The rollers in
SUNDAY, APRIL 26
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Rev. C. F. Rogers
9:45 a. ni Bible school.
11 a. m, Mor.ning Worship.
7 p m. B. T. U.
8 p. m. Evening worship.
Rev. J. L. Stokes II
10 a. m.Church school.
11 a. m. Worship service.
6:(X) p. m. Young Peoples Fel
lowship. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Rev. Hubert Wardttaw
10 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Services.
5 p. m. Christian Endeavor.
2nd and 4th Sundays:
10 a. m. Preaching.
11 a. m Sunday tchool.
ST. AGNES EPISCOPAL
Rev. A. Ruf us Morgan
10:00 a. m Church School.
11 a. m. Holy communion and
MACON METHODIST CIRCUIT
Rev. J. C. Swsrim
11 a. m. I'atton's.
2 p. m. Mt. Zion.
3 p. ni. Maiden's.
Rev. Philip L. Green
4th Sunday :
11 a. m. Iotla.
7 p. m. Snow Hill.
ST. JOHN'S CATHOLIC PARISH
Rev. A. F. Rohrbacher
Every First Sunday:
8:00 a. m. Bryson City.
Every Second and Fourth Sunday:
8:00 a. m. Franklin
Every Third Sunday:
8:00 a. m. Cherokee.
11:00 a. m. Waynes ille.
11 a. m. Waynesville.
Rev. C. W. M odder, Pastor
10 a. m. Sunday school.
11:15 a. m. Morning worship.
7:30 p. m. Evangelistic service.
7:30 p. m Wednesday Prayer
Demonstration School At
W. C. T. C. This Summer
CULLOWHEE, April 13. In
line with the policy of serving the
teachers of North Carolina the
Western Carolina Teachers Col
lege will operate a Workshop
Demonstration School project in
connection with the regular sum
mer school program this summer
The Workshop is designed to
provide opportunities for exper
ienced teachers, principals, and
supervisors to work on practical
school problems. Emphasis is be
ins? increased in North Carolina
schools on a new program of sup
ervision. Tire Demonstration School
will provide opportunities for those
interested in supervisievi to observe
and participate in the newer ideas
of school supervision. Experienced
teachers will have an opportunity
to learn what is meant by the term
supervision and to see just what
is expected by a modern super
visor. Members of the staff of the
State I Apartment of Education
will be available to answer ques
tions and to advise the members
as to their own school situations.
The school will be under the di
rection of Mr. Charles C. Erwra.
Superintendent of the Forest City
the rear cover the
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The United States Civil Service
Commission has announced five
new examinations for war service
appointments as follows:
Junior Professional Assistant,
$2,000 a year. Applications to be
filed .not later than April 27, 1942.
Student Nurse, for appointment
to the School of Nursing af St.
Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington,
Junior Calculating Machine Op
erator, $1,440 a year. Applicants
must be over 18 and will be re
quired to take a practical test to
be performed on a calculating ma
chine. Apllications must 'be filled
out not later than May 26, 1942.
' Architect, $2,000 to $3,000 a year.
Applications will be rated as re
ceived until further notice.
Junior Stenographer, $1,440 a
and Junior Typist, $1,260 a year.
Applications will be accepted until
the needs of the service have been
Full information as. to the re
quirements for these" examinations,
and application forms may be ob
tained from the Franklin Post Of
fice. CCC Marks Ninth
March 31 marks the ninth anni
versary of the founding of the
Civilian Conservation Corps. Cre
ated during the darkest days of
the depression, the CCC has in the
'ast nine years done a two-fold
job. It has made healthy, self-reliant,
trained young men out of
hundreds of thousands of boys, the
majority of whom at the time of
their induction into the Corps were
under-nourished, dissscouraged, at
loose ends, jobless and hopeless.
The work the enrollees have done
has advanced by a generation the
program of protecting and develop
ing America's natural resources.
Practical on-the-job training giv
en these American youths has de
veloped proper work skills, habits,
and attitudes, personal hygiene and
knowledge of safety measures, thuc
fitting them for service in war in
dustries, in food production, and
in the nation's armed forces. More
than Vt million boys and young
men have been physically, intellec
tucally, and morally bettered
through regular and vigorous out
door work and through camp train
ing and schooling programs.
With tihe growing intensity of
America's national defense program,
more and more camps have been
shifted to war efforts. CCC boys
are constructing landing fields, and'
rifle and artillery ranges. The
ninth anniversary of the Corps
finds it with its .numbers of camp
and total mart power greatly re
duced ,but its morale and esprit
de corps unimpaired, and with its
work program geared to national
defense and proceeding fuH speed
WAKE UP AMERICA!
THE CIVILIAN POPULATION HAS NOT REALIZED THAT
WE ARE IN AN ALL-OUT WAR
Thousands of typists, stenographers, and secretaries are needed
for defense work. Urgent demands are being made on our sdiool
to fill this demand. We re rushing our students through just
as rapidly as we can to meet this emergency. We are in need
of many more people to train for these defense jobs. Who is
willing to help his country in these perilous times?
Our prices and terms are most reasonable. Jf you want to
help your country, get m touch with us. Government jobs pay
For full information write or phone the
ATHENS BUSINESS COLLEGE
seedlings with dirt and tamp the
i: . Y J" 1 1 Pr-.nn
SOU around tnem in one operation, majur n-cucy ow
is to confer with William O'Neil, president of the
General Tire & Rubber company and sponsor ot
guayule as an emergency rubber source, concerning
Growth Of Rubber
Is Started In U. S.
One of the war problems which
has stumped the experts has been
threatening shortage of the na
tion's supply of rubber, with the
foreign supply cut. Now, according
to the General Tire and Rubber
company of Akron, Ohio, the prob
lem will be solved. William O'Neil,
president of the company, has
presented the case of a plant call
ed "guayule" as an emergency war
measure to replace far-eastern rub
ber. Congress passed a law provid
ing for the development of the
Guayule Emergency Rubber Pro
ject, under the direction of the
Forest Service of the U. S. Depart
ment of Agriculture.
Gaiuyule From Mexico
Guayule is a dwarf shrub, native
of Mexico, which contains more
rubber by weight than any other
known plant. Because the cost of
growing is 20 cents a pound com
pared with six cents a pound in the
Bast Indies, guayule never has
been able to compete on a com
mercial basis with Hevea rubber.
Guayule will produte a' rubber
equal to the second grade Hevea
rubber used in tires, and will give
the country a supply of- natural
rubber necessary to supplement the
synthetic program advanced by
Jesse Jones, secretary of com
merce. It is needless to say that the
guayule rubber issue will play a
vital part in the war effort by
providing the real rubber needed
for the manufacture of tires for
military purposes and for relieving
tire ' shortage throughout the na
tion. At present, 2,000 men. are at
work in the Salinas Valley in
California planting guayule seed to
meet the rubber demands of the
future. There is available a seed
supply of 24,000 pounds. This seed
reproduces at the rate of 10 to
one at the end of the year. Thus
in 1943, we will have 240,000 pounds
of seed and in 1944, 2,400,000
Many proponents of guayule as
a rubber source believe that the
present project is the beginning of
a giant new rubber industry in the
United States. They point out that
the cost of producing guayule is
much less than that of producing
synthetics and that guayule has the
further advantage of being a na
tural rubber and therefore better
adapted to the making of tires.
The chief objection to guayule
in the last few months has been
the fear that it could not produce
rapidly enough to be of use during
the war, but under the planned
culture of a two-year growing per
iod, the most pessimistic prediction
made is that there will be avail
able for the rubber industry by
194a about 500,000 pounds of guay
ule or almost the normal demand
of the rubber industry.
And Fruits Recommended,
Mrs. Cobb's Recipe
Home dtying is a satisfactory
method of preserving certain fruits
and vegetables, says Miss Ruby
Scholz of N. C. State college. Used
as a supplement to canning and.
storage, it will reduce the cost of
food budget and provide an ade
quate variety of foods for winter
use, she pointed put.
Some of the advantages of dry
ing, or dehydration, listed are : The
products' weight is only one
fourth to one-ninth of the weight
of the fresh materials; there is a
considerable reduction in bulk;
storage is possible" for long per
iods without , thi.vsfc' of hermetic
ally sealed special containers ; -and
very little special equipment is
Among fruits best suited for
drying are apples, peaches, and
pears. Berries and figs do not dry
successfully in this climate, and are
most palatable when canned in
syrup by the hot water bath
method, or when made into pre
serves. Drying is advised for a limited
number of vegetables. Dried vege
table materials are prone to de
teriorate in flavor and table qual
ity. Corn is delicious when dried.
So are green beans, some greens,
and peas. Vegetables to be dried
require partial cooking before they
undergo the drying process. This
pre-cooking should be done in
steam rather than water, to pre
serve the food value.
Types of dryers for fruits and
vegetables include the outdoor,
screen tray, oven and .sieve dryer.
The outdoor pan should be of wire
netting, cheese-cloth covered, and
slanted to the direct sun. Drying
also can be done in trays, or can
vas, or no non-resinous boards on
a slanting roof.
Recipe For Drying Corn
Mrs. R. J. Cobb of Highlands,
has won a reputation of keeping
delicious, dried corn. The following
is the method of preparing this
corn as given by Mrs. Cobb.
Select tender ear corn suitable
for table use. Boil on cob as for
eating; then cut off the cob and
scrape the cobs'.
Put this corn in pane, prefer
ably enamel-ware spreading about
one-half inch deep.
This corn should be put in oven
with door open to avoid too in
tense heat. Stir often for six hours
or until danger of souring is past.
ONE-YEAR TIRES CM
RE THREE-YEAR TIRES !
Your Esso Dealer will help you
get that extra mileage
If the tires you
Then follow these simple rules to add an extra 24 months of tire
life, so that the rubber may serve both you and your country.
STANDI B D on
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Remove from stove and finish
in warming closet usually taking
two to two and one-half days,
stirring occasionally. This corn is
very nice and if properly dried is
a golden brown color when fin
isshed. It has a delicious flavor
unexcelled by canned corn.
Note: Mrs. Cobb uses yellow
corn which is more nourishing and
has a more desirable flavor.
Jess Conley To Attend
Jess Conley, wholesale represen
tee of Esso Margeters will at
tend the meeting of representa
tives of the petroleum industry
from this and 14 other nearby coun
ties at the luncheon meeting of
Committee in Asheville, on Thurs-
the N. iC. Petroleum Industries
day, April 23, at 12:30 p. m.
Horn R. Gregg Cherry, Sena
tor from the 26th Senatorial Dis
trict, has accepted on invitation
to be present and deliver the
principal address. He can be ex
pected to discuss matters which
are of peculiar interest of oil men
at this time.
The Asheville meeting, which will
be held at the Battery Park Ho
tel, includes the counties of:
Buncombe, Cherokee, Clay, Gra
ham, Henderson, Jackson, McDo
well, Macon, Madison, Polk, Ruth
erford, Swain, Tnansylvania and
In addition to oil company
agents, distributors and service
station operators, members of al
lied organizations interested in
highway transportation will at
tend as special gests of the Com
Farm real estate values for the
country as a whole rose about 7
per cent during the 12 months
ending March 1, reports the U. S.
Department of Agriculture.
are now driving would last
DRIVE UNDER 40 MILES PER HOUR
By setting 40 miles per hour as your maximum and not
more than 30 miles per hour as your usual speed, you can
get up to 12 months' extra wear. Remember tires wear
out TWICE as test at 50 as they do at 30!
LET US CHECK INFLATION EVERY WEEK
A tire that Is 30 below proper pressure will last only
three-fourths as long as it should. Your Esso Dealer's air
pumps have been checked for accuracy. Proper inflation
life by as much as
AVOID COWBOY STARTS AND STOPS
These waste rubber and cut tire life. By takjng it easy, you
can prolong tire use up to
ut ii ESSO DEALER CROSS-SWITCH TIRES,!
At least every six months, have tires scientifically cross
twitched by your Esso Dealer. Use all ftive of your tires!
This, with regular srtvnrfon so wheel alignment, wheel and
tii halaore, quick repair of small cuts and bruises, re
moval of oil and grease from tires, and avoidance of scuff
ing, can add extra service up to
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Car Saves Wear
Take Advantage Of
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Potts' Burial Ass'n.
Protects The Whole Family
Fin Solid Oak Caskets
LISTEN TO THIS.'
THERE'S A NBW PURINA
DEALER in town with
a full line of Purina Dairy
Chows to feed our whole
family from calf to cow.
That's good news and I
hope the boss looks into iu
about 12 months