The Franklin press and the Highlands Maconian. (Franklin, N.C.) 1932-1968, August 06, 1942, Page PAGE ONE, Image 1
Wit 1$igl)l?ttti Utatommi PROG RE SSI YE LIBERAL INDEPENDENT K ' VOL. LVII, NO. 32 Salvage Drive For Junk Launched Here This Week Local Committee Calls on Clubs And Churches To Assist The local Salvage committee o Macon county's committee for National Defense has launched the national drive for junk this week through advertisements approved by the Conservation Division of the War Production Hoard. This movement is nationwide in scope and the campaign will be carried on throughout the nation during the next few weeks. All citizens are requested to read the two advertisements in this is sue of the paper, and the cooper ation of clubs and churches is re quested by the committee of Na tional Defense, of which Guy L Houk is chairman as well as by the Salvage committee, composed of Sam Mendenhall, chairman, Mrs Florene Sherrill, Jimmy Hau- Ser, O. t. Summer, Highlands, and Rev. J. I. Vinson. Franklin and Macon county have met every call and cooperated in every drive for their country's aid in this war. No more impor tant call has gone out than this need for salvage of vital mater ials for production. Lost Child Not Yet Found The community has been pro foundly shocked by the disappear ance of the two-year old son of Clifford Lawrence and Gallic Stewnrt Lawrence, from the home of the grandparents, Joe and Carrie Stewart, about 11 a. m., Tuesday. The father was unload ing his car after arriving . from their home in New York to visit relatives, and was not missed until about an hour after disappearance. The mother thought the child was with the father, who last saw the child crawl under a gate near by. He naturally tought the little fellow had gone back to the house. Sheriff Slagle and Deputy Sher iff Dills have assisted more than 100 people, white and colored, search every inch of the mountain side and territory surrounding the home which is located back of the Crawford farm on the Murphy road about a mile out of town. Up to Thursday noon no trace of the child had teen found. Rabun Gap-Nacoochee Homecoming Called Off After discussing the matter with the Alumni Associations announces a number of old students, Mr. S, L. Shirley, Vice-President of that group feels it should co operate with the all-out war ef fort, and not have the annual homecoming this year. This has been an annual affair for many years, coming on the second Sat urday in August, and it is hoped that conditions will toe such that these meetings may be resumed next year at the regular time. Believe-It-Or-Not Tomato Exhibited Last Monday, Charlie Frank Mashburn, who lives on the river road beyond the hospital, brought a unique tomato to the Press of fice. We use the word "unique" advisedly, because there never was another like it. This "Believe-It-Or-Not" tomato must be seen to be appreciated It cannot be adequately describ ed. It Krws around a hole in the middle in two tiers or layers or whatever you want to call its peculiar formation. The top looks like a Queen Elizabeth ruff, the bottom is smoothly round like any other tomato except the hole through the middle like a dough nut. Home Demonstration Club Schedule Monday, August 10 Otter Creek Home Demonstration Club at Otter Creek School at 2 p. m Tuesday, August 11 Walnut Creek Home Demonstration Club at Walnut Creek School at 10 a. m. Wednesday, August 13-Otto Home Demonstration CJub meets with Mrs Ralph Norton at 2 p. m. Friday, August 14 Culksaja Home Demonstration Club with Mrs. Jane Bryson at 2 p m. Saturday, August 15 Scaly Home Demonstration Gob with Mr. J, N. Ftttr at 2 p. m. Salvage Chairman Of Woman's Division of State Here Friday Mrs. Estelle T. Smith, Assistant to the State Home Demonstration Agent, will meet with Macon Council members of the Home Demonstration Clubs, Friday, Au gust 7th, 2 p. m., in the Agricul tural Building. Mrs. Smith is chairman of the Woman's division of the State Organization. She will discuss lead ers'' responsibility in the present crisis. Club women know Mrs. Smith as being a pioneer worker in the Extension Service of North Caro lina State College. At the District Federation held in Frarfklin, May 29th, Mrs. Smith delivered the principal address at which time she urged rural women to realize their oresant strength that was theirs throueh a ereater unity in the war effort. All Council members are urged to accept the opportunity of meet ing with this State worker. Variety Store Dispenses "War Time" R. S. Omohundro has mounted an electric clock over the door of the new Franklin Variety Store of which he is the owner. The clock keeps accurate time and the bold letters around its face "War Time" and "Buy Defense Bonds and Stamps'', are appropri ate at this time. Girl Scouts Collect Old Records The Franklin Girl Scouts held their regular weekly meeting on Thursday, July 30. The meeting was opened by Patrol Leader, Elizabeth Wasilik. Bettie Hors ley was elected treasurer to take the place of Mary Margaret Davis who has recently moved to Wash ington, D. C. Plans were made at this meeting to use the money received by sponsoring the "Rambling Moun taineers" to buy a War Bond. It was decided that the Scouts would collect all the phonograph records in Macon County for the armed forces. NOTICE: Anyone having oid records which they are willing to donate to the cause should noti fy Mrs. Herbert Wardlaw, who will send someone for them. Revival At Methodist Church" By The Rev. C. C. Herbert Revival" services with large con gregations are being conducted each night of this week at the Methodist church by the pastor, Rev. C. C Herbert. Talks to the young people which were held from Tuesday through Friday each morning at ten o'clock, have been especially helpful. Services are to continue through Sunday evening, August 9. Union Revival At Newman's Chapel A revival meeting at Newman's Chapel Baptist Church will begin Monday night, August 10, at 9 o'clock. This will be a union meeting with Mulberry Methodist Church and the Newman's Chapel Bap tist Church cooperating in the the meeting. Rev. J. C. Swain is pastor of the Methodist Church and Rev. Robert Williams is pas tor of the Baptist Church. Re,v. Leroy Thomas of near Weaver ville will be the guest preacher. Also there will be a Bible School conducted on the same basis as the meeting with a fac ulty made of the two churchs. It will begin at 9 o'clock, a. m., on Monday and continue for the duration of the meeting. The pub lic is cordially invited to attend these services. Rev. J. C. Swain Rev. Robert Williams Mary Allman Guild With Mrs. Tysinger The Mary Allman Guild will meet with Mrs. Margaret Tysin ger, Thursday evening, August 13. at I o'clock. FRANKLIN, N. First Lady Learns J Photo shows Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, wife of the President of the United States, learning about Rev. Dumont Ckrke, head of the mer rcuciauuu, is explaining ai President of the Federation, is Acre Movement, developed under eration, is growing throughout every year dozens ot interested have come to Asheville to study More Sugar For Canning Will Be Allotted Aug. 14 Appeal For Volunteers To Assist Teachers In Sugar Registration All teachers who will be avail able for volunteer service on August 14, in connection with issuance of purchase certifi cates for additional canning sugar, are requested to appear at the Franklin School at 10:30 a. m., Thursday, August 13th, in order to reeeive instructions and triatflaals. .,,. Any persons other than teach ers who will volunteer their service's for this work are re quested to be present at this time. If the people are to re ceive the additional allotment of sugar it is necessary that sufficient volunteers be secured to perform this service. All per sons who are willing to. serve are urged to attend he' meeting on August 13Thi5 crvice will be a material contribution to the war effort.. G. L. HOUK, Chairman Civilian Defense, Macon County, North Carolina. Old Records Campaign Not Helping Beat Japs, Says Moss If the number of phonograph records turned in to help give the boys music is a measure of our patriotism, then our record would be poor indeed. So thinks R. H. Moss, chairman, who announced last week that old records were being collected to exchange for new ones. "If we don't beat the Japs fas ter than we are bringing records, then it is too baed," opies Mr Moss of World War I, who would like to help whip the Ger mans of this generation too. He hopes the "home front" will wake up to answering this and other calls. . , , , .. Bring your old records to Stew art's Filling Station on court house square, the chairman urges. 21 Young People Attend 4-H Camp There were 80 boys and girls who attended the Swannanoa 4-H Club Gamp the last week in July. Of this number 10 and 11 girls were from Macon County. The boys and girls from this County were Grace Long, Katherine Long, Daphne Duvall, Violet Barnard, Margaret Smart, Annie Laura Mo ses, Hazel Moses, Inez Owenby, Zena Pearl Rickman. Ruth Ed wards, Sibyl Potts, Hoover Hen son, Lyman Gregory, Nelson How ell, Eugene Owenby, James Pat erson, Dean Henson, LeRoy Roper, Ralph McCoy, Thad Byrd. Junior Buchanan. Four boys and four girls select ed as outstanding campers. This award was made on the basis of how well the boy or girl entered into camp life, both work and play. LeRoy Roper from Macon County was chosen as one of the bt campers or the week. C. THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1942 About Lord's Acre the Lord's Acre Movement. The Religious Department of the Far icn, wnne james It. is.. uctiure, .looking on at the right. The Lord's the auspices of the Farmers Fed the rural church of the world, and persons from foreign countries it. Registration To Be Held At Schools Of County The local Rationing Board has issued the following', statement: The Office of Price Administra tion has authorized an increase in sugar for canning fruits. The in crease will be five pounds for each person over 18 years of age this is in addition to the sugar already allotted in previous regis trations. No additional sugar is to be al lowed for persons under the age of 18, as they have already receiv ed a maximum allowance. In "order to secure purchase cer tificates for additional sugar, as above set forth, it will be neces sary for one adult from each family to appear at one of the locations set forth below on Fri day, August 14, 1942, between the hours of 9 a. m. and 6 p. m. Such persons will present all Sugar Books held by adult members of the family unit. Failure to present these books will prevent issuance of a purchase certificate. The places where sugar pur chase certificates may be secured are as follows : Franklin Public School. Jotla School. Higdonville School. West's Mill School. Slagle School. Otto School. Pine Grove School. Holly Springs School. Kyle School. Otter Creek School Burningtovvn School Union School. Highlands School. Watauga School. ' Oak Grove School. SINGING CONVENTION AT CLARK'S CHAPEL The meeting of the Southern Division of the Macon County Singing Coinventiofl will be held at the Clark's Chapel Metho dist Church, August 8 and 9. The meetingwill begin on Sat urday at one o'clock (WT) and on Sunday there will be an all day session with dinnier cm the ground. All singing classes and the public are in vited. Baptist Revival Begins August 10 On Monday, Agust 10, revival services will begin at the Frank In Baptist Church at 8 o'clock. The services will be led by Rev. Barl W. Robinson of St. Paul's, North Carolina, assisted by his wife who is a gifted musician and singer. The Robinsons plan to re main in Franklin until Friday, Au gust 21. The revival is a part of the simultaneous revival movement fostered by the state mission board of the Baptist state convention, in which some 16 or more Baptist churches in Macon county are participating. Rev. Robinson and Mrs. Robinson are both gifted mu sicians and singers as well as trained workers with young people. Men In Service Staff Sergeant, Charles Lylc Ra- by, spent' his furlough with his parents last week. He was re cently transferred from Fort Ben- Ming, Ga., to Fort Bragg. He is with , the F. A. Parachute Test Battery. Mr. and Mrs. lames R. Holbmok recently received a message from Micir son who is stationed in Ireland, saying he is fine. anip ciaiDorne, La., promotion ofWilford 1. Wood, of Franklin North Carolina, from the grade of Private 1st Class to that of Tech nician 5th Grade, has been an nounced toy Brigadier General, Matthew B. Didgway, command ing general of the 82nd Infantry Division. lhe promotion of Wood comes As reward for ability shown dur ing the past months of training with the 82nd's 15,000 men, now being welded in a tough fight ing team. Horace Duncan, son of Rev. and Mrs. Norvin C. Duncan, formerly of Franklin, enlisted in the Army and. is receiving prelimenary train ing at Fort Jackson, S. C. Scrap Collection Will BeCalled,For During August United States Department of Agriculture Franklin, N. C, August 4, 1942. I want the Neighborhood lead ers and other cooperating farm people to know that the work they have done collecting scrap is greatly appreciated. The Scrap Campaign that is being conducted now is a National Campaign and is being carried on in every county in the United States. If there has been any scrap overlooked it should be collected now. Black tin, such as automobile bodies and fenders will be taken during thi drive. Mr. Fronberger, who is in charge of the trucks that go out and haul this material in has in formed me that he will be m Macon County in the near future to haul all scrap that has been assembled out in the different neighborhoods. Any person who has scrap iron, tin or rubber and has not notified the county agents office should do so during the month of August. Sam Mendenhall, County Agent. All-Stars Split To Play Kyle At Andrews Sunday The Franklin All-Stars won their opening game in the Smoky Moun tain League Semi-Fimals, Sunday, when they beat Kyle-Andrews 8-1 and then dropped the night-cap to the Bryson City Bear-Cats by the score of 5-2. In the opeiner, "Big Dan" Rey nolds fogged 'em past the Kyle batters for 13 strikeouts and five hits, while his teamates were col lecting nine .hits, with Hughey leading with a double and two singles and Whitmire, Archer, Newton and McCollum collected a double each. In the night-cap, Duckett of Bryson City set the All-Stars down with four hits, Whitmire getting a home-run and a single, and Newton and Archer a single each. Bryson City and Franklin go to Brysorn City Sunday, where Bry son City plays Kyle-Andrews the first game and Franklin the night-cap Both games will be nine innings. Probable line-up for Sunday's game Hughey 2b. Melton 3b. Whitmire LF. Archer SS. Newton C. Duvall lb. Elliott CF. ( Swanson RF. , Reynolds, Bute, Higdon or Mc Collum. pitching. Semi-Finals Standing : W L Bryson City 1 0 Franklin 1 1 Kyle-Andrews 0 1 Singing Convention At Liberty Church The Northern Division of the Macon County Convention will meef at the Liberty Baptist Church on the head of the Cowee on Saturday and Sunday, August 8 and 9. $1.50 PER YEAR LOCAL BOARD ISMS LIST New And Reclassification Of Selective Service Names The Local Board posted the fol owing names of new classifica tions and re-classifications of names on. the selective service list on July 30. In i-A: George Belton Wal drbop, Jessie Lee Morgan, Charlie Wilburn Franks, John Robert Jones, Elbert Carpenter, Robert Greenlee Holden, Woodrow Wil son Shook, Ralph William Enloe, Cecil Lyman Mashburn, Rass Jus tice, John Cheek, James Clifton England, colored, Carr Nichols Par rish, Fred Grant, John Frank Shope, James Crawford McCoy, Elwood Bailey, Cline Rhone, R. L. Scott,' Charles Alexander' Williams, Franklin Doran Dowdle, Robert Jacksqn Hunter, Roy Hercderson Bryson, William Elmer Nichols, Fred Alex Young, James B. McConnell, Joseph Thomas Tyler, Henry Clarence Norton. 1-B : Arnold Pendcrgrass, Hugh Crockett Medford,; John Jesse Potts, . In 1-C: Thomas James Corbin, in 2-B James Donald Liner. In 3-A: William Collier, Paul Milton Patton, Williarh Henry Peek, Jr., Johni Sanders, John Harve Campbell, James Ransom Kennedy, Thomas Burgin Moses, Corbin A. Talley, William Arthur Hayes, Ben Webb, Jr., James Har old Young, George Nathaniel Hol land, George Martin Byrd, Edd Baity Cross, Giarlie Joseph Ad ams, Lyma.ni Zachery, Oeorge Washington Standfield, Wymer Hall, Albert Claude Patterson, Richard Webb, Daniel Joseph Mil ler, Jr., Jesse Lafayette Sanders, Johnny Coleman Passmore, Char les Trumani Moody, Darrell Tal- lent, Wade Morgan, George Wash ington Elliott, Jesse James Downs, Claude Truey Houston, John Cole man Guest, Ernest Montgomery Dills, Claude Arnold; Jsmes Lester Sorrells, was placed in IV-D. In 4-F: James Grover Thompson, James Robert Browning, Furmau Berry, John Harrell Stiles, n drew Tacksoin Rateman. COURT HOUSE IS REPAIRED Interior And Exterior Renovation Is Begun At the meeting of the county commissioners last Monday, the chairman, Gus Leach, was author ized to receive bids and give a contract for substantial repairs to the court house. The contract was awarded to Reeves Hardware com pany, and work has already begun This includes new plaster on halls and court room and ' painting of ceilings. The roof has already been re paired and the clock tower paint ed. It is expected to cornplete the work before the Superior Court convenes August 24. The board at this meeting also approved a measure to levy a tax of five dollars on all music ma chines in public places. Carroll Gibson Victim Of Spotted Fever William Carroll Gibson, 10 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Gibson, died at the home of his parents on the. Murphy road, on August 5th, at 2i30 a. m. He had been ill for two weeks with spot ted or Rocky Mountain fever, which is caused by the bite of a tick. This is only the third case of this disease reported in this county and the first death. The sympathy of many friends goes out to the bereaved parents. Funeral services were conduct ed at Carson's Chapel at 4 p. m., Wednesday afternoon, and inter ment was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were John Gibson, Ho mer Green, Lon Campbell, Ernest Wallace, George Bruce, Homer Green, Jr. Potts Bros, were in charge of the funeral. Surviving are the parents, two sisters, Audrey and Mavis; and one brother, Dan ; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Gibson and Mrs. Sam Green. The dissatisfied prisoners in Leavenworth have been threaten ing a strike. Well, anyhow, they can depend on it that there won't be a lock-out.