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The Franklin press and the Highlands Maconian. (Franklin, N.C.) 1932-1968, October 02, 1958, Image 1

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?ie fflraUia i beta 2Ml? %iibUn)i|( JHacoman ON THE INSIDE ? FAIR OFFICIALS would like to ste the construction at a livestock barn. Page 11. HOY PHILLIPS, a Macon Ian living In Greensboro, cartoons on "Pilots Ruby Rendezvous". Page 9. 73rd Year ? No. 40 Franklin, N. C., Thursday, October 2, 1958 Price 10 Cents Twelve Pages MEANDERING ALONG MAIN STREET MRS. WILSON'S boy, Alfred of fjre zone regulations estat off ^ i0ng thin real estate office between Belle's and Macon County Supply. He's now form18 P'ans revised con THOSE TWO hula hoops hang JWtr ^ Wa" in the Bank of Franklin last Friday didn't beIon? H wyr.?u the gais They were H. W. Cabes. He said, however, bu?ZeZ P f0r his personal we. but for his grandchildren. ri?v MOTORIST does well this day and time just to find a park ing meter on Main Street Trv mg to decide which lines to park between (and which meter be longs to what set) is about like one of those Chinese puzzles. IN LAST week's "Meet Your UinlntPn!5 fries' an injustice 'unintentional, of course) was P?e"h? a story on the Macon County Airport referred to "the men" of the rescue squadron. The roster of the squadron includes the name of Carolyn Bryson and shes very much a woman. Too, the squadron hopes to add the names of several other females before long, since there are a ?* jobs m the organiza tion for the fairer sex. MAIL DELIVERY In Franklin is being received by mixed emotions (sorta like the fellow who saw his mother-in-law driv !n8\ 8 cliff in his new Cadil lac) There're so*ie who llke ing to the post office (hear more ?nrt .?^at.?Way> for their mail. and still others hate to lose the prestige of having a mailbox IN THE STORY last week on Bleckley's Pending ar rival, it was noted that he was an extern here during the sum mers of 195a and 1953. -"What's an extern?" numbers have asked. Well, an extern Is a medical stu dent working at a hospital. He doesnt become an intern until being graduated. WANTING SOMETHING worth while to do? Why not attend Sundays "Fellowship Hour" for k ?id folks at the Presbyterian church and help brighten their day? BURLINGTON'S "OZ" Willard was jeally thrilled over his birth day present on the ,23rd. It was a daughtetr, Debra Helen. THE INDIAN Mound's hair is so long it looks like "Elvis" 1 Quick, town fathers, a mowing machine! HULA HOOPS are sweeping Macon County. Everybody is twist ing and groaning 'em around. THE PRESS is now preparing a pictorial layout on the hows and what-fors of hula hooping and it II appear next week. Watch for CAGLE MUSIC Company came here temporarily several weeks back to sell a few pianos. The re sponse was so gratifying, the Ash? ville concern has now opened a store here. WILD DOGS got in Verco Wat kins' chicken house on the Geor gia road and killed 100 birds and Caused the suffocation of 168 others. Mr. Watkins has been hunting down the pack and so far has killed nine. He says two more are on the loose. CHURCH CANVASSERS SWARM OVER FRANKLIN Following a short briefing at the Baptist church, volunteer canvassers from the Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, and Episcopal churches swarmed over Franklin Sunday afternoon to quiz residents on their religious activities. The survey, which reached ain estimated 2,500 persons, was termed highly successful by the Rev. R. R. .Stand lev, chairman. Above, canvassers (L to R) Mrs. Tom Collier and daughter, Beth, Miss Margaret Swan, and Mrs. Curtis Pearson talk with Morgan Shatley at his home in East Franklin. (Staff Photo) A. S. C. Voting Is Under Way Macon County farmers are going to the polls today (Thurs day) to elect community comit teemen for 1959 to supervise the local administration of national farm programs like the Soil Bank, Agricultural Conservation. acreage allot ments, and marketing quotas. A list of nominees from the 11 A.S.C. "precincts4* was car ried in last week's PRK8S. Polling places are at the fol lowing locations: Burningtown, Parrish store; Cowee, Hickman's store; Cartoogechaye, Huscus son's store: Flats, old Scab post office; Franklin, Agricul tural Building; Ellijay, Estes Service station; Millshoal, com munity building; Sugarfork, Moses' station; Smithbridge, Parrish store; N'antahala, Bate man's store; and. Highlands, Talley's store. The polls will be open until 6 p.m. Delegation Talks US 64 A five-man delegation from Macon County was in Waynes ville Monday morning before the State Highway commission to request improvements on US 64. From Franklin were Bob S. Sloan, Frank B. Duncan, and Verlon Swafford. Representing Highlands were Louis Potts and Jim G.oode. The Waynesville hearing was one of a series conducted reg ularly outside Raleigh by the commission for the purpose of determining highway needs of the various areas. Churches Joining For Study Methodists and Presbyterians in Franklin are uniting in a study on "Christian Concerns of North American Neighbors", which will open Sunday night. Sessions will be held each Sun day night at 7:30 at the Method ist church througl. October snd all denominations are invited to join the two churches for the study. Mrs. J. Ward Long, president of the Women of the Presbyterian Church, and Mrs. Roy F. Cunn ingham. chairman of the com mission on missions of the Meth odist church, will assist the Meth odist pastor, the Rev. R E. Early, who will teach the course. Chair men from both churches also will help. For Sunday's opening session, the Rev. Horace R. McSwain, missionary executive secretary of the W.N C. Methodist Conference, will speak, using the book. "The Concerns of a Continent", and also will highlight the work of the church in Alaska and Hawaii. Mr. McSwain recently returned from the ground-breaking cere monies of the new. and only four year college in Alaska, at Anchor age. As part of his presentation he will show pictures of the trip and the construction of the Col lege. Mrs. P. F. Callahan will have the devotional period for the first session. MAKING PLANS Plans are being made by the St. Agnes Episcopal Auxiliary for its annual Christmas bazaar, which will be held at the rec tory November 13-14. MACONIANS ATTEND HIGHWAY DEDICATION A lir(r de'egatim of Maconiins, headed by W. E. BiMwin, chairman of the hoaid of county rnimtalonerr, was on hand Monday at noon on WUlets bridge In JacVson County fi.r the dedica tion and i ibbon rutting on the new luk-of OS ISA -23 between Sylva and ilsam. Because of hurrirane <uUimge on the coast, Gov. Luther Ho.tges was unable to ap.tcar and give the dctl n tory at'tlress for the new highway, b'ut all member) the State Highway C.mrsv' ion w?re pres ent. A'oie, J. Melville Biooghton, commission ch lirmtn, cuts the ribb<n v hlle look g on are (L to R) W. F. Bal . ock, of R ilelgh, state highway director, C?meron Lee. is.vstr.nt '1 rec?-.r. and commission members Robert Bunnelle, of Ashev tie, E. L. White, of Wilmington. J*ire? M*s?n, of Laurtnburg, and Ralph How'and, of Bikln, and H >rry E. Buchanan, oi Henderson ille, a former highway commissioner. (Staff Photo) ( Nimrods Meet Bushytails Early-blooming nimrods started after the bushy tails yeistertfay (Wednesday). Which is just another way of saying the squirrel season opened yesterday and Mac mil County hunters were in the woods early for action. Here's some seasons for hunters to mark on their cal endars : SQUIRREL: October 1 to January 15. RABBIT: November 27 to January 31. GROUSE: October 15 to February 14. Ql'AIL: November 27 to February 14. DEER: November 17 to De cember 13. RACCOON: October 15 to January 31. Parker Out Of Running In Election Arvel P. Parker has requested the elections board to drop his name from the November ballot as the Republican nominee for the office of clerk of superior Court, according to J. Lee Barn ard. chairman. This leaves Mrs. Kate M. Wrinn. the Democratic nominee, unop posed for reelection. Mr. Parker's name has been stricken from the ballots for the November 4 vote, the chairman said. McSwain To Preach Sunday At Methodist Church In Franklin The Rev. Horace R. McSwain, executive secretary 01 wic mewi* odlst Board of Missions, will preach at the communion cele bration at the morning service Sunday at the Franklin Methodist Church. The occasion will be the an nual celebration of "World-Wide Communion Sunday". ' Radio station WFSC will broad cast the service. Franklin Attending Y. D. C. Meeting Woodrow Franklin will be In Asheboro today <Thursday> through Sturday attending the Young Democrats meeting. He Is a member of the com mittee on audit and finance for the political organization. Mt. Sinai Church Plans Homecoming Homecoming will be held Sun day at the Mt. Sinai Assembly of God Church on Route 3, it has been announced. Services will begin at 10 a m . with emphasis on preaching and special singing. A picnic lunch will be served at noon. The public is invited to attend. ?(OILMAN DIES Forre't L. Hoilman. 45. died Monday night In a Detroit, ML'h., hospital. His body arriv ed at Bryant Funeral Home late Wednesday afternoon. Services are set for today (Thursday i at 3 p. m. at the Riverside Metho dist Church. Communities Preparing For Contest Talk Is About Points And Scrapbooks Talk is of "points" and "scrap Books" in the county's 11 organ ized rural communities as the deadline nears for the Macon County rural Community Develop ment Contest. Individual communities are now preparing data on community and family achievements during the contest year and special commit tees are hard at work assembling pictures and information for scrapbooks. Judging is scheduled October 15-16 by Miss Jean Childers. home agent of Watauga County, and Virgil Holloway. county agent of Haywood. They will tour the par ticipating communities and also will study the scrapbooks sub mitted by each. An awards banquet honoring the winning communities and the businessmen supporting the pro gram with prize money is slated the latter part of October, ac cording to the extension service office here. Participating communities are Cartoogechaye. Cowce. Cullasaja. Higdonville, Iotla, Holly Springs. Patton, Carson. Bethel Pine Grove, and Otto. Legion Auxiliary To Discuss 'State' The American Legion Auxili ary will hold Its monthly meet ing at Kelly's Tea Room Mon day (October 6> at 8 p. m. Mrs. Lon Dalton and Miss Lassie Kelly wilt act as host esses. Mrs. E. G. Crawford will be in charge of the program on Girl's State. Dues will be payable at this time. VETS TO MEET Veterans of World War 1 of U:S.A;, Macon County Barracks No. 906. will meet at the county courthouse Friday night at 7:30, it has been announced. MRS. ANDERSON DIES Mrs. Nannie L. AndeTSon, 76, died at her home on Cartooge chaye early yesterday i Wednes day! morning Funeral arrange ments were incomplete at press Hm *> THE GAVEL" (above) is be ing held by Mis. Dixie Moses, president of Higdonviile club, this year's winner. Looking: on are (L to R) Mrs. Florence S. Sherrill, home agent, and Mias Callie Deal, of Hotly Springs, who has 17 years' perfect at tendance at club meetings. At right is Mrs. Julian Mad do*, Cartoogechaye club presi dent, who was nametf "Club Woman c< the Year" at "Achievement Day". That's Mrs Ralph Proffitt, past president of the N. C. Federation of Home Demonstration Clubs, pinning a corsage ran her. Mrs. Proffitt wa; the guest speaker at the morning session. More than 100 club women! and guests attended the annual event in Carson Community. - meeting for the morning ses-': sion at Carson Chapel and fot lunch at the nearby community] building. (Staff Photos I EVENT HELD AT CARSON COMMUNITY ? Higdonville Wins 'The Gavel'; 'Club Woman' Is Mrs. Maddox EVERYONE IS INVITED ? 'Fellowship Hour' Slated For Old Folks This Sunday Macon County's young-in heart (those over 65 1 will have their "day" Sunday afternoon when churches of the county and the Franklin Junior Wom an's Club sponsor the annual "Fellowship Hour". Set for the Presbyterian church at 2 o'clock, the gather ing will be marked by reminisc ing as the older citizens of the county ? many of whom haven't seen old friends In years ? turn the hands of the clock to way back-when. But. don't get the idea this Is Just for the old folks. Every one is invited to attend and help make the "hour" (which usually stretches to about three hours when old friends meeti a success. Several special prizes will be awarded, Including one for the oldest man. present, one for the oldest woman, one for the man with the most grandchildren, one for the woman with the most grandchildren, one iur the person traveling the greatest distance to attend, one for the has been married the most years, and one lor the best pianist. There's just one hitch to the above ? those who compete must give their ages. Presiding officer will be the Rev. Donn K. Langfltt; song leader, the Rev. C. T. Taylor; and accompanist, Mrs. Cather ine Beal. The welcome will be by Rob ert C. (Bob I Carpenter and the devotional will be given by the Rev. Robert R. Standley, Mrs. Clarence Henry and Richard K Sloan will sing and a reading will be given by Mrs. R. S. Jones. Gifts will be presented by B. L. McGlamery. Committee chairmen helping prepare for the "Fellowship Hour" include Mrs. Helen S. B r y s o n , refreshments ; Gus Baldwin, representing the Bap tist Brotherhood, transporta tion; Mrs. Eloise G. Potts, pub licity; Mrs. John Wasilik, pro gram; Mrs. Betty McKay, hos pitality; Mrs. Oscar L<e-dtord. registration; Mrs. G. A. Jones, music; Mrs. Allan Brooks, dec orations; and Mrs. Frank Reese, gifts. WELL-PLAYED CAME ? Panthers Lose To Hayesville 6 To 0 There Friday Night Franklin's Panthers lost a a close one to Hayesvllle High In Hayesvllle last Friday night, and the game probably will go down as one of the best-played of the '58 season. The score: 6 to 0. Save for 75 yards In penalties, the Panthers played a steady brand of football under the watchful eyes of Coach Dick Stott. Hayesvllle's Jennings Briston scored the lone touchdown In the first quarter on a plunge from one yard out. From this point on, both squads settled down to a (ug-'o-war between the goals, but never over. Tomorrow (Friday I night, the Panthers leave town again, this time heading for Robblnsville High. The kick-off Is set for 8 o'clock and a large number of Panther fans are expected to be on hand to witness it. Statistics F H First downs 5 7 Yds. gained rushing 62 98 Yds. gained passing 41 15 Passes .. 5-2 7^2 Punts 6-35 6-45 Fumble? lost 3 4 Yds. penalized 75 25 Franklin 0 0 0 0 ? 0 Hayssvllle 6 0 0 0 -6 Kayesville? T|puchdown.s ? Jennings Bristol (1 yd. plunge >. "The Gavel", the county's highest home demonstration club award, has a new owner, Higdonville Home Demonstra tion Club. And Cartoogechaye club, two ttme winner of "The Gavel ", has collected new laurels in having its energetic president, Mrs. Julian Maddox. named "Club Woman of the Year". These items were but two of several highlights of the an nual home demonstration club "Achievement Day" Tuesday in the Carson community. . More than 100 club women and guests gathered at the Car son Chapel Methodist Church in the morning for the pro gram and then adjourned to the nearby community building for a covered dish lunch. Mrs. Profritt Speaker Guest speaker at the morn ing session was Mrs. Ralph Proffltt, past president of the N. C. Federation of Home Fed eration Clubs. She recently re turned from a trip to Ceylon, the Holy Land, and other places of Interest and she showed a series of color slides on her travels. In winning the coveted "Gav el", Higdonville club collected a total of 4.049 achievement points during the ye-af. Mrs. Dixie (Harry i Moses, president, accepted the award on behalf of her club from Mrs. Maddox. president of last year's winner, Cartoogechaye. 19 Recognized Following "The Gavel" pre* sentation, 19 Individual club "Women of the Year" were rec ognized. Then, Mrs. Maddox was announced as the winner for the county on the basis of her year's activities,, which em braced a wide range of com munity, home, and church ac complishments. as "well as club work. She was presented a gift and a corsage by Mrs. Proffltt. $308 Is Raised In Blind Drive The Franklin Lions Club's an nual "White Cane Drive" so far has raised $308. according to the chairman. Prelo Diyman. Mr. Dryman said Lions will continue to canvass the tqwn for donations the remainder of the week. The money is used for work with the blind In the county. Also recognized during the program was Miss Callie Deal, a member of the Holly Springs club, who has the amazing rec ord of 17 years' ' perfect atten dance at club meetings. A Democratic caravan is slated to swing through the state's 12 Congressional districts during October. The caravan will reach the 12th district, of which Macon is a part. Thursday, the 30th, accord ing to a schedule received from state headquarters. David M. Hall, of Sylva. the candidate seeking election to suc ceed Rep. George A. Shuford. who has resigned because of his health, will meet the caravan in Ashe ville and a motorcade will form there for a trip to Bryson City, where a rally will oe held at the Dry Creek Camp Ground in the Smoky Mountain National Park. A schedule of times and events for the 12th .district rally will be announced later. Garden Club Meet Scheduled Monday The Franklin Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting Monday afternoon (Oct. 6> at 2:30 at the Presbyterian church. Hostesses will be Mrs. Her man Dean. Mrs. John Bulgin and Miss Rose King. Mrs Sam Wir.kieblack, horti culture chairman, will be in charge of the program, "Fall Garden Practice.'' Party Rally Slated 30th The Weather FRANKLIN Wed.. 24th 1 hursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday \ Wednesday tOWETA High Low Rain 81 54 00 89 55 .00 89 61 .00 85 60 00 75 41 .00 74 40 .00 72 44 .00 ? 60 IN Wed.. 24th T S3 80 50 85 5S 83 55 83 43 73 36 M 41 6S it Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday 00 Wednesday

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