The Franklin press and the Highlands Maconian. (Franklin, N.C.) 1932-1968, June 16, 1955, Franklin Centennial Edition, SECTION A, Page 5-A, Image 5
New* About HIGHLANDS PEOPLE MISS JAN BUR'NETTE, Reporter ? Phone *559 MISS PHILLIPS BRIDE OF JOE WILLIAM CROWE Miss Annie Evelyn Phillips, daughter of Mrs. J. R. Phillips and the late Mr. Phillips, became the bride of Joe William Crowe, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin C. Crowe, In a candlelight ceremony. Saturday, June 4. in the Short off Baptist Church. The double-ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Robert E. Ayers. of Brevard. A program of wedding music was presented by Mrs. O. P. Summer, pianist, and Mrs. Louis A. Edwards, soloist. Olven In marriage by her bro ther-in-law. Neville Bryson. the bride wore a gcwrn of white nylon net and chantilly lace, with fitt ed bodice and scalloped neckline. The bouffant skirt extended into a chapel train. Her fingertip veil of bridal illusion was caught to a tiara of seed pearls. The bride carried a bouquet of white roses centered with a white orchid. Mrs. Neville Bryson, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. She wore a ballerina length dress of blue net over taffeta and car ried pink carnations. Bridesmaids were Misses Doris Crowe, sister of the bridegroom, Berta Lee Tal ley, and Oeraldine James. They wore pastel dresses fashioned like that of the matron of honor, and carried boupueta^of carnations. Linda Ayers, ofBrevard, was flower girl and Neddy Bryson was ring bearer. Wayne Crowe served as his brother's bestman. Ushers were Morris Crowe. Clark Pickleslmer, and Alvln Crowe, Jr. Following the ceremony, a re ception was given in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Neville Bryson on Fifth Street. Serving at the bride's book was Mrs. Victor Woods. The bride is a graduate of High lands High School and Brevard College. She has been associated with the Edwards-Dillard Hard ware Company for the past two years. The bridegroom received his ed ucation in Highlands School and served four years in the U. S. Navy. At present he is employed SQUARE DANCING HELEN S BARN Highlands, N. C. 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Phone 123 Franklin, N. C. in the building business with his father. For traveling, the bride chose a white linen suit with matching accessories and the orchid from her bridal bouquet. After a wed ding trip to Florida. Mr. and Mrs. Crowe will make their home In Highlands. MISS ELIZABETH NEWTON MARRIES JOHN FLANAGAN Miss Elizabeth Newton, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. WlUlam C. Newton, of Highlands, became the bride of John Arthur Flana gan in a candlelight ceremony, Sunday, June 5, In the Highlands Presbyterian Church. Mr. Flanagan is the son of Mrs. John A. Flanagan and the late Mr. Flanagan, of Franklin. The double-ring ceremony was performed by the Rev. Jack B. Davidson, of Pendleton, 8. C. A program of wedding music was presented by Mrs. O. F. Summer, organist, and Mrs. I/>uis A. Ed wards, vocalist. The bride, who was given in marriage by her father, wore a gown of white embroidered crystal ette. The gown was designed with a fitted bodice and scoop neck line with tapered sleeves ending in points over the hands. The bouffant skirt extended Into a cathedral train. Her fingertip veil of bridal illusion was attached to a tiara of seed pearls. The bride carried a bouquet of calla lillies. Miss Mary Josephine Newton, sister of the bride, was maid of honor. She wore a dress of orchid crystalette and carried a bouquet of yellow asters. Bridesmaids were Mrs. Marion R. 'Valtz. of Colum bia, S. C., sister of the bridegroom, and Miss Martha Holt, of High lands, and Atlanta. Ga. They wore dresses of pink crystalette and carried bouquets of lavendar asters. Marion R. Waltz, of Columbia. S. C., served as his brother-in law's best man. Ushers were Jake Tedder, of Mount Gilead, Mark Waller of Fair Bluff, and Lyman Gregory and Thomas W Angel, HI. of Franklin. Following the ceremony a re ception was held at the home of the bride's parents. Serving at the reception were Mrs. Thomas Harbison, Mrs. Davis Rhodes, Mrs. John Miller, and Mrs. Don Wat son. The bride is a graduate of Highlands High School and Woman's College, University of North Carolina, Oreensboro. The bridgroom is now attend ing the University of North Caro lina Law School In Chapel Hill. For traveling the bride chose a pink suit with black patent leather shoes and the corsage from her bridal bouquet. Mrs. Newton, mother of the bride, wore an aqua lace dress with white accessories and a cor sage of carnations. Mrs. Flanagen, mother of the bridegroom, wore a light blue dress with white acces sories, and a carnation corsage. Mr. and Mrs. Flanagan will reside in Detroit, Mich., for the summer, before returning lo Chap el Hill in the fall. Scouts Of Highlands Get Court Awards Six members of Highlands. Troop 7. received advancements of merit badges at a Smoky Moun tain District Court of Honor last Thursday in Sylva. Jack W. Baldwin was awarded Tenderfoot rank. The following got merit badges: James Newton, Forestry and Citizenship in Com munity; Charles Crawford, safety; William Lowe, Safety; Bobby Nor ton, Citizenship in Nation; and Arthur Rogers, Basketry. This was the only Macon troop represented at the court. Highlands Team Racks Victories In Saturdays baseball game with Cullowhee, Highlands came out . on top by a score of 6 to 1. "Snook" Thompson threw a five- i hitter, with the game decided in j the first inning when Baty singled. Newton walked, and Thompson ' doubled off the center field bank. Edwards was leading hitter with two for four. Hal was the losing pitcher. In Sunday's game with the ; Cashiers-Glenville team pitching I duties were divided between Holt and Henry, with Norton as catch er. Potts was the leading hitter with four for five. The score for the game was 16 to 2. On Saturday, June 18, the High lands team will travel to Sylva to play the colored team there. On Sunday, June 19. they will play the Franklin team in High lands. The starting time for the games is 2:30. Macon County was settled in 1820. Davis, Former Mayor, Dies In Hospital Here At Age 90 William Smith Davis, whose active civic life saw him serve two towns as mayor, died Sunday in the Highlands Community Hos pital at the age of 90. A native of Hampton. Ga., he served as mayor of both Hampton and Highlands. Funeral services for Mr. Davis were conducted Tuesday at 9 a. m. at the Highlands Methodist Church by the pastor, the Rev. R. T. Houts, assisted by the Rev. L. B. Hayes, of Salisbury. Follow ing the service the body was taken to the Mt. Carmel Methodist Church in Henry County, Ga., for a brief service prior to burial in the church cemetery. Born July 15. 1864. he was th? son of Dr. Isaiah C. and Mr?. Lou Griffin Davis. November 27. 1884. Mr. Davis was married to Miss Carrie A. Wood, of Jones boro. Ga.. who died July 12. 1913. On May 20, 1915. he was married to Miss Rebecca Lake Pierson, of Highlands who survives. After serving as mayor of Hamp ton. Mr. Davis in 1914 moved to Highlands for his health and he later served this town as mayor also. He was very active in church work and played' a large role in the construction of churches in both Hampton and Highlands. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters. Mrs. A. D. Bolton, of Commerce, Ga., Mrs. W. W. Mitchell, of Riverdale, Ga., and Mrs. Alexander Kenner. of Wilmore. Ky.: a son, the Rev. Warner P. Davis, of Carlyle, Ky.; 10 grandchildren: and 29 great grandchildren. PERSONAL Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Phiney and son, of Miami. Fla., have arrived at their new home in Broadview Acres for the season. Mr. and Mrs. Elbert Wilkey. of Robbinsville. spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Echol Rowland at their home on Laurel Street. Miss Eva Cleaveland, of High lands. and Bridgeport. Conn., has arrived at her home on Fourth Street for the season. Mr. and Mrs. L. Eugene Walter had as guests over the week-end. Mrs. L. A. Walter and Jackie E. Walter, of Kannapolis. Clyde Gibson, of the United States Navy, is spending a leave with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Gibson. Mrs. Irene James is spending several weeks in Staten Island, N. Y. While tlliere she is visiting her daughter and son-in-law. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Taylor, and their small daughter, Diana. Miss Mary Houston, of Fair fax, Va., is visiting friends and relatives in Highlands. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Crawford and chidlren, of Fort Lauderdale. Fla., are spending some time with Mrs. W. T. Crawford at her home in Greenwood Forest. Miss Mary Gregory, who taught at Highlands High School, the past school term, has returned to her home in Kershaw, S. C. Mr. and Mrs. Sam Sharpe and Mrs. Ema Hooper, of Robbinsville, visited in Highlands Sunday. Mrs. Raymond Crowder and laughter. Mary Ellen, of Rich mond, Va.. are spending two weeks vith Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence flicks. Mrs. OUie Norton, of Virginia, .pent several days here this week. 3he was called here due to the death of her brother. Lambert Vfoss. Charles Dorris is spending sev eral days in Miami. Fla.. on a >usiness trip. Dr. and Mrs. Sam Scott, of Florida, arrived at their home >n the Dillard road. Wednesday, rune 15. for the summer season. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Buker and daughter, of Florida, have rented i cottage on the Franklin road for the summer Mr. and Mrs. W. A Paxton lave moved from Highlands ?fter ) Derating the Paxton House, now he Potts House, for about a year. Mr and Mrs. Herbert O. Press ev, of Brevard, visited Mr. and tlrs. Sidney McCarty during th* veek. Mrs. Pressley is the former Miss Mary Lou McCarty. Mrs. Carolyn G. Tucker, of VTiami. Fla.. has arrived at her lUmmer home in Greenwood For est for the season. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Moss and amily. of Miami, have returned o tjieir home on the Asheville , oad for the summer. Mr. and Mrs. Neville W. Wilson j ind small, son have moved to j highlands after spending the win- 1 er in Clark- ville. Ga where Mr. iVilson attended trade school. Mrs. O. E. Young, of West Palm 1 ?teach. Fla.. p ending a few lays in Highlands befoie a trip o New York Mr. and Mrs. Carrol Hamrick 1 ind family, of Opopka. Fla., are spending a month in Highlands. Mrs Orion Mitcher. of Opopka. fra . has arrived at her home on < the Dillard road for the summer season. Mrs. Pierson Watson, of Tryon, : lias arrived at her new home on Wildcat Ridge. Mrs. John L. Jacobs and daugh ters, of Atlanta. Ga., have opened their home on Bearpen for the summer. Paul Vincentlus Is occupying a cottage in Blanchard Court for the season. Lyman Wilson left this week for Fairfax, Va., where he will be employed for the summer. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Rogers and family have returned to their home on the Dillard road after spending the winter away from Highlands. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Whittle and children have arrived at their home on Fifth Street for the season. Mrs. C. C. Johnson, of Augusta, Ga., has arrived at their home on the country club grounds ? for the season. Mr. and Mrs. Davis A. Rhodes and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Reese spent Sunday in Jonesboro, Ga.. visiting the Rev. and Mrs. John Buell. ; Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Hill spent the week-end at their home on the country club grounds. Mr. and Mrs. Worth Sherrill, of Miami, Fla., are spending some time at their home in Whiteside Cove. Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Linardy. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., have returned to their home in Horse Cove for the season. Miss Doris Crowe has returned to her home after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Rogers in Fairfax, Va. Mr. and Mrs. John Russell, of Orlando, Fla., have returned to their home in Highlands for the summer. Mr. and Mrs. Louis H. Clay, of New Orleans, La., have return ed to their home on the country club grounds. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. J. Chase, of Atlanta, Ga., are spending some time at their home on Bear pen. Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Dalton. of Fairfax, Va., are spending'a short time visiting their family and friends in Highlands. j Mrs. M. L. Coker, of Cordele, Ga., has returned for the summer to open The Condiment Shop. Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Jones, of Lenoir, are spending some time at their home on the country club grounds. Mrs. Charles Wood Jr., and family, of Manassas. Va? are spending some time visiting Mr. 1 and Mrs. Floyd Crane. 4 Mr. and Mrs. Ed Ferger and family, of Fort Meyers, Fla., have ! returned for the season to open Skyland Court on the Asheville road. Mrs. W. R. Dear, of Washing ton, D. C., is spending some time at her home on the Cashiers road. Mr and Brs. J. P. Byers and family, of Anderson, S. C.. have returned to open the Byers Mens Shop for the summer months. Mr. and Mrs. Joe W. Crowe have returned form their wedding j trip to Florida and are now living | in one of the Phillip's houses on the Asheville road. The present courthouse here was built in 1880. CENTER OPEN FOR SEASON Thompson It Director; Dance Plans Schedule To Be Announced The Highlands Recreational Center Is now open to the public from 9 to 5 o'clock daily. Richard Thompson, a physical education major at Westerfn Caro lina College, is the director (or the summer. Activities available include ten nis, badminton, table tennis, horse shoes, card games, scuffle board, and a newly-added archery range. Lessons are given free in all these activities. Plans are now under way for the folk, square, and round dances to be held in the building on the recreational grounds. The nights on which these are to be held will be announced later. The public is invited to make use of the center. Only a small charge is made for a season's use of its facilities and this goes to the maintenance of equipment. Garden Club To Discuss Flower Show The Highlands Garden Club will meet today (Thursday* at 2:30 p. m. at the Flat Mountain home of Mrs. A. T. Carter. The meeting will center on the August flower show. Garden club members, and all others interested in the success of the flower show, are requested to be present. Tea will be served to those at tending. O. E. S. Delegates Leave For Meeting Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Harbison, worthy matron and worthy patron of Highlands" Chapter 284. Order of Eastern Star, and Miss Doro thea Harbison left Monday. June 13, for Charlotte, as delegates to the 50th anniversary meeting of the grand chapter organization. They were accompanied by Mr?. Alice Shultz, of Sarasota, Fla., i past grand Matron, grand juris j diction, of the State of Florida. SERVICES ANNOUNCED ; Christian Science services will be held at 11 a. m. Sunday morn ings and on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, it. has been announced. These services will be held in the building formerly known as the S. T. Marett building, which is now owned by Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Hedden. It is next to the Galax Theatre. STORY HOUR CHANCED A story hour for children, pre viously announced for Tuesdays at the Hudson Library, will be held every Wednesday at 10 a. m. with Mrs. Upton Ewing in charge, it has been announced. The wool crop sold through North Carolina pools will total 185,000 pounds in 1955. JIM FISHER'S LAKE 8 Miles Out of Highlands 011 Dillard Road. The finest trout fishing in North Carolina. HEAVILY STOCKED WITH BROOK AND RAINBOW TROUT Lake Open Daily 10 a. m. Boats and Bait Available at Lake NOTICE WE WILL BE CLOSED Saturday, June 18th In order to donate the use of our building for the Centennial Celebration The "Belles of the Bustle" and "Brothers of the Brush" BALL Will be held in our building Saturday night FRANKLIN FEED MILL JOHN CTNMNGHAM, Mgr.