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PROGRESSIVE LIBERAL INDEPENDENT VOL. LVII, NO. 29 FRANKLIN, N. C. THURSDAY, JULY 16, 1942 $1.50 PER YEAR SCRAP RUBBER FINAL REPORT Macon Co. Exceeds N. C Per Capita Average Collected In his final report on the scrap rubber campaign in Macon county J. S. Conley, chairman, reported yesterday that the total amounted to 77,211 pounds, or nearly 39 tons This makes the county average per person 5.94 pounds. The figures for the state average was reported to be 2.76 pounds per person This is a gratifying report for this county, which lias resulted from whole-hearted cooperation on the part of citizens and collectors and a thorough organization on the part of the chairman. Mr. Conley expressed appreciation of this re sponse to all who assisted in the collection. He stated that the greatest amount was collected by Wyhe Clark of Cullasaja, whose total of scrap rubber was 3,234 ipounds. Highlands Shows Fine Financial Condition The auditor's report for the Town of Highlanls, as of June 30, 3942, shows that during the past year favorable reductions have been made in the notes payable and bonded indebtedness of the town. Revenue anticipation notes were reduced by $3,000.00, or 50 per cent ; notes payable for additional water shed lands, purchased in 1940, were reduced by $1,000.00, or thirty-three and one third per cent; and three bonds $1,000.00 each, were retired, making a total reduction in the fiscal year just closed of $7,000.00 in the town's indebtedness. The increase in assets and de crease in liabilities brought about - a net increase of slightly more than $15,000.00 in the capital fund surplus, showing a substantial im provement for the year under re view. It is interesting to note that the budget prepared lor the fiscal year ending June 30, 1943, figures just pne dollar less than last year. Henry W. Cabe Attends School of Bankers at. University of N. C. Henry W.. Cabe, cashiier of the Bank of Franklin, is attending the School of Bankers and annual con ference of bankers at Chapel Hill, Jhis week. Banking problems arising from the war and changing times will be discussed by authorities on banking and economics at this gathering which opened Monday morning. Sponsored by the Bankers Association of North and South Carolina, the banking departments of the two atates and the Univer sity of North Carolina, the confer ence will last through Friday. J. Lee Tippett Goes Into Mica Business T Lee TioDett. owner of the lumber mill on the Bryson City road, just outside of town, has completed his mica plant at the bend of the Little Tennessee, on Edgar Tippitt's place, and will be gin production at an early date. Fred Arnold will be associated with him in his new business. Mr. Tippett announces in this issue that his father, W. T. Tippett and Don Baldwin will ehave charge of his lumber plant. Reap The Wild Wind Coming Here Next Week DeMille Climaxes 30-Year Career With Greatest Spectacle A super-epic in technicolor is built by Cecil B. DeMille, master of the spectacular, out of roister ing tale of the days when Amer ica was fighting for freedom of the seat. Greatest of North Carolin's sons in the movie world, DeMille ha topped a 30-year brilliant career with "Reap The Wild Wind," to add new laurels to hi world-wide fame. A fortunate booking will bring this thrilling masterpiece to the Macon Theatre, in Franklin, on Monday and Tuesday, July 20 and 21, next week. The first perfor mance will begin Sunday night at midnight, with matinee and even ing showings at the regular hours gM Monday aad Tuesday. I jjlj SPX'' PLANTED BY THE .NORTH 'CARQLtM QIVlSiOH QF THE UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE tQFESEBAtY !H COOPERATIQii MH THE FOREST SERVICE. UNITED STATES BEPAMMEKT Df WtlWUM. AS A WHS MEMORIAL JO THE 125 JOB S NORTH CAROLM TO THE MFCTEWtt Temporary marker unveiled last Sunday in Pisgah Forrest, south of Waynesville, dedicating a tree to each of the State's 125,000 Confederate soldiers, Honorable Joseph'us Daniels delivered the memorial address. After the war, when bronze becomes available the permanent tablet will be placed. District Governor Rotary To Hold Assembly In Franklin Next Week Dr. Sylvester Green, president of Coker College, Hartsville, S. C, governor of the 190th district of Rotary, will arrive in Franklin, Monday, July 20. He will conduct a club assembly for officers and committeemen Monday evening, when a supper at Kelly' Tea Room will be a feature and he will ad dress the regular meeting on Wednesday at 12 :30 p. m. New officers recently installed in Franklin Rotary are Dr. J. L. Stokes, president ; Charles Meli char, vice-president; E. J Whit- mire, secretary-treasurer. Directors are Clyde West, Oscar Bryant, Henry Cabe and A. B. Slagle. Chairmen of committees are. Club service, Guy Houk; program, John Archer; community service, Jim Perry; vocational service, Jess Conley; international service,. Wil liam Penn. The entire membership serves on one or more of these committees. R. S. O'Mohundro Buys Five-and-Ten Store From Jack Sanders R. S. O'Mohundro, manager of the Auto Associate Store, has pur; chased the stock of the Five-and- Ten cent store of Jack Sanders, next door, which will be called the Franklin Variety Store. Mr. O'Mohundro has already tak en over the store with its present stock. He states that he has ordered a large new stock in a variety of lines, an erpects to announce a for mal opening as soon as transporta tion delays have been overcome. Mr. and Mrs. Sanders established this store eight years ago as a branch of Sanders Department Stor across the street, and it has always enjoyed a good business. The new owner expects to expend the lines already carried. Here is a sweeping story of Char leston and Key West in the 1940s, of hurricanes in the Caribbean bean and lawless captains who wrec ships of gold. 'Given Pauline God dard, Ray Millard and John Way ne as the stars, plus such support ing players as Raymond Massey, Lynn Overman, Robert Preston, Susan Hayward, Charles Bickford, and others all under the inspired direction of DeMille and you have a picture which is the biggest event of the movie season, one that none should miss. "Reap The Wild Wind," a free adaptation by DeMille of Thelma Strabel's story in the Saturday Evening Post, is a wild tale of the seas with thrills a-plenty. As a fire-eating Southern belle who fights the raging sea, this char acterization is acclaimed Miss God dard's greatest Millard and Wayne excell in their roles, while Massey it the deepest dyed villian ever painted by DeMiHc Confederate Memorial Forest Local Board Announces Categories For Induction Into Service The Macn County Board of Selective Service has received the following release frm the State boaard : State Headquarters of Selective Service has announced that 11 North Carolina local bords have been advised of the adoption by Con gress of policy which provides that registrants be separated into categories and that all registrants in each category be selected for induction before any registrant in the succeeding category is elect ed. The four broad categories are as follows : Category one: Single men with no dependents. Category two: Single men with dependents. Category three: Married men who do not have chhildren but who maintain a bona fide relation ship in their homes with their wives, provided marriage took place prior to December 8, 1941, and at a time when selection was not im minent. Local boards in North Carolina have all been advised that they should fill their July and subse quent calls in accordance with this policy, if possible. But the boards have also been advised that tin national interest requires that all calls to meet the manpower re quirements of the armed rorces must be filled on schedule. If any local board does not have a suffi cient number of single 1-A men available to fill its call, it has been authorized to depart from the gen eral rule of priority and use mar ried men who ordinarily might be expected to be in category 3, if such departure is necessary to meet said call. C S. Bryson Passes At West's Mill Charlie S. Bryson, 72, died at his home at West's Mill last Sat urday, July 11, at 6:15 a. m. He had been ill for three weeks with pneumonia and complications. The funeral services were held at the Cowee Baptist church on Sunday, July 12, at 11 o'clock, with The Rev. George W. Davis offi ciating and the Rev. Philip L. Green, pastor of the Snow Hill Methodist church assisting. Inter ment was in the church ceme tery. The pallbearers were Otto Arvey, Graves Arvey, Clyde Downs, Pur nell Bryson, Will Allen and Lee Mason. Mr. Bryson was a son of the late Samuel and Margaret Morrison Bryson. He was born September 27, 1869. A farmer, he spent prac tically his entire life in the West's Mill community. He was twice married, the first time to Miss Beulah Watkins who died a number of years ago. His second marriage was to Mrs. Callie Jones of the West's Mill com munity. Surviving are the widow; three children by the first marriage; Mrs. Wade C. Arvey, of Franklin, Mrs. William P. Rickman, of West Mill, and Roy Bryson of Whittier; two brothers, C. A. Bryson and Rob ert T. Bryson, of West Mill; two sisters. Misses Laura Bryson and Beulah Bryson; seven grandchil lren. and a number of neices and nephew. Marker B ' 1 Bmj5BBi Hh&bI BffS3S$&M : SffBffBffS Sa&c. 'BBS jgBj J. M. Daves Rites, Was Last Confed erate Veteran In County Funeral services for J. Matt Daves, 96, the last remaining Con federate veteran in Maoonx county, were held Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock at Clark's Chapel -Metho dist church. The Rev. Philip L. Green, pastor, officiatel. Interment was in the church cemetery. Mr. Daves died at the home of his son, Joe H. Daves, on Frank lin, Rt. 2, in the Clark's Chapel community, Monday evening about 8 o'clock, following an illness of about three weeks. He had not been well for sevenal , months and his death was hastened by worry over the loss of his home which was destroyed by fire about two weeks ago. When a very young man, Mr. Daves belonged to the Thomas Legion of the Confederate army. He was a son of the late Joseph and Betty Daves. He was a far mer and lived most of his life in Clark's Chapel community. Mr. Daves was twice married. His first marriage was to Miss Addie Cabe. Following1 her death, hd was married to Miss Laur Holland, who died a few years ago. ,' Surviving are five children by his first marriage. They aare K. E. Daves and Mrs. W. B. Garland of Algera, Wash., J. B. Daves, of Franklin, Route 2, Mrs. R. L. Gar land and J. W. Daves, of Hamil ton, Wash., 19 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Burrell Motor Co. To Have Auction Sale of Cars and Trucks Burrell Motor Co. has announced the largest auction sale of cars and trucks ever put on in this section to take place o Wednes day, Thursday, Friday and Satur day of next week. The auction will run every day from 3 p. m., and will be couduct- ,ed by R. A. Patfcon, auctioneer. All sales are announced as strictly cash. Many out-of-town dealers and wholesale buyers as well as local people are expected to take ad vantage of this opportunity to secure good cars and trucks at a bargain. Schedule For H. D. Clubs Monday, July 20, Iotla Club meets with Mrs. Lawrence Ramsey. Tuesday, July 21, Oak Grove Gub meets with Mrs. Ralph Bradley. Wednesday, July 2f, Union Club meets with Mrs. Henry West. Friday, July 24, West's Mill Club meets with Mrs. A. L. Mc Lean. ScWule for 4-H Ooba Monlay, July 20, Iotla Club meets Tuesday, July 21, Oak Grove School at 9:00 A. M. Friday, July 24, West's Mill Club meets at Cowee School at 9:00 A. M. J. Frank Ray erf Washington, D. C, former mayor of Franklin, is spending a few lays here this' week, Federation Picnic And Livestock Show July 18 Men In Service Rogers Chosen As Platoon Honor Man Gerald Lamar Rogers of Franklin. R. F. D. No. 3, one of those who enlisted in the navy in the mass recruting ceremoy here lime 7. was selected honor man of his plattn for the entire period of urelimi- nary training, just completed, at the naval training station at Nor folk, according to an announcement received here last night. Seaman Rogers is the son of Mrs. Sadie Cunningham Roeers More of Franklin, R. F. D. No. 3. Hamilton, Wash. James R. Hurst, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Hurst, lias finished his primary training at Bennet's Field, S. C, and has been trans ferred to Shaw Field for advanced training. Howard E. Barnard, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Howard, stationed at Hawthorn, California, recently has been promoted to Corporal, after being in the service for four months. Thomas Cunningham, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Cunningham, re cently left for Fort Bragg. Winton Perry, who volunteered for the Air Corps in January, re cently visited his' parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Perry. He has finished his primary training at Ocala, Fla nd has been transferred to Green ville, Miss, for his basic training. Private George M. Penland, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aden Penland of Highland, has been promoted to the grade of Corporal, according to information here. He enlisted in the army on September 2, 1940, at Charlotte, and is now stationel at Camp Rucker, Ala., wherehe is a telegraph operator. Clarence Richard Rogers, son of Mrs. T. H. Moore on Iotla, of the U. S. Navy, is home on fur lough. Claybourne Patton, of the U. S. Navy, who has completed his pri mary training at Norfolk, Va., is home on furlough visiting his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. Carey Patton. On June 30, Philip Blumenthal, at Camp Rucker, . Ala., was pro moted to Second Lieutenant, and after furlough spent with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M Blum enthal, has returned to his sta tion. Emory W. Mashburn, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Mashburn, has returned to Albuquerque, New Mexico, after spending his fur lough with his parents. Billy Sutton, of the U. S. Navy, stationed at Norfolk, Va., is visit ing his parents for a few days. Gentlemen : Just to let you know that I have been . placed in a new out fit now and would like you to send me the paper at my raew address which is : 555 Signal A. W. Bn. Separate Plant Field, Tampa, Fla. I have enjoyed reading the Franklin Press more while in the army than I did at home. Wish all the boys good luck for me that leave for the army. Yours truly, Frank Jamison. Staff Sgt. Glenn Moffitt, of Fort Jackson, S. C, has returned to camp after spending his furloueh with his parent, Mr. and Mrs. Mack Moffitt. Mr. and Mrs. Mack Moffitt have received a telegram from their son, Corp. Ray Moffitt. that he is sta tioned at Pearl Harbor and is well.' Crawford D. Shepard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dock Shepard, Rt. 3, was Annual Events To Feature War Program and 1 Contests The annual Farmers Federation picnic will begin Saturday, July 1K at 10 a. m., at the Franklin High School. The program as an nounced last week will be carried out. j A large part of the program will be devoted to helping the fanners to become more familiar with agriculture's part in winning the war. There will be a booth for selling bonds and stamps, in charge of the following committee: Henry Cabe, chairman, Mrs. Robert Ram sey, E. V. Amnions, G. L. Houk, Dr. W. A. Rogers, Mrs. Albert Ramsey, Mrs. Carl glagle, Mrs. Woodrow Teague, Mrs. J. W. C. Johnson. The Macon county live stock Show will be held in tht after noon anl contest with prizes will also be featured. Classified and Reclassified By Local Board The following registrants were classified and reclassified by the Local Board at its last meeting. Classified for the first time were, Grover Ray 'McCall, a volunteer, in I-A, Roosevelt John Henry, Fred Samuel Norton, Rimer Louis Hog- len, I-A, available and qualified for general military searvice. Fredelick Charles Vaughn, in I-C, having volunteered and then accepted in some branch of the servic, also William Henry Zoellner and Char les Richardson Hunnicutt, in I-C after volunteering. In 3-A; mar ried men with dependent wives and children, George Roosevelt Peek, William Newton Dalrymple, Pearl Passmore, Wiley Elward Mc Call, John Osoar Wilson, Nelson A. Waldroop, John Wiley McCoy, John Pliiliip Anderson, Phillip H. Klyne, Victor McKinley Denny. The following were reclassified from I-A, to III-A, single, but with dependents: Andrew Louis Gregory, John Lyle Waldropp, Ralph War ren Cochran was changed from 1-A, to I-C, having enlisted in the Army, anl Dr. Frank McClure Killian changed from 3-A to I-C, having been called into service as an Ear, Eye, iNose and Throat Specialist at Greenville, S. C. Frank Alex Gibson was changed from 3-A to I-B, fit for limited military service only. The following were changed from 3-A to I-A : Grady Bates, Joseph Benard Henson, Algie Paul Miller, George Robert Cabe, Harry Welch, Charles Avery Cabe, Jr., Grady Wiggins, James Patton Conley, Jr., Fred Clinton Moore, Lex Cunning ham. . The following were changed from 3-A to I-F, being physically unfit for military service Bill Coch ran, Tblliver Theodore Vinson, Bert Wallace Long. Carl Story Coming Girl Scout Benefit Carl Story and the Rambling Mountaineers will be in Franklin in person, Saturday, July 25. The show will start at dark and there will also be a fiddler's convention. This show is sponsorel by the Franklin Girl Scouts and everyone is urged to attend. RUMMAGE SALE SATURDAY! BY MARY ALLMAN GUILD The Mary Allman Guild of the Methodist church will hold a rum mage sale on lower Main street, at the usual place on Saturday, July 18. recently promoted to Corporal and ha been transferred from the Canal Zone to some place in care of postmaster. New Orleans, La. Pvt. Carlyle Shepard, another son of Mr. and Mrs. Dock Shepard of Route 3, has started his army recruit drilling at -Kessler Field, Biloxi, Miss. His training will in clude instructions in marching, tar get practice, and such. Milton Sanders of the U.S. Navy, stationed at the navy yard, Wash ington, is visiting his parents, Mr. anl Mrs. Jack Sanders. William D. Parrish, an aviator instructor, recently spent his fur lough with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Parrish, of West's Mill. While at home, all the family were together except two brothers, Titus and Jewell, who met him in Chicago on his way back to his station. He has been in the ser vice fw 2D IWh . I

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