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THURSDAY. MARCH lfc 1S37
THE FRANKLIN PRESS AND THE HlCHLANpS MACON IAN
EDITED BY MRS. T, C. HARBISON
INFLUENZA STRIKES i '
HALF OF POPULATION
HIGHLANDS, March 17. The
epidemic of influenza which struck
Highlands suddenly and, furiously
was abating by Wednesday of this
week. Highlands graded school and
high school was forced to close on
last Wednesday aftef about 40 per
cent of the students were absent
on account of illness. It has been,
estimated that about 250 citizens of
Highlands have had influenza dur
ing the past two o weeks. This num
ber Comprises about half of the
population of Highlands. The school
is scheduled to, reopen Thursday,1
FIRST TUESDAY ,IN MAY v
At the meeting' of the mayor
a,nd board of commissioners of the
town of Highlands held1 on March
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13, the regular municipal election
was called to be held on Tuesday,
May 4, this being the first Tues
day in May. Weldon Paul was ap
pointed registrar, and J. M. Rogers
and W. H. Rice were appointed as
judges of election. Official notice
of the ordinance calling election is
posted at the town office.' '
JUILTING PARTY AT
HOME OF MRS. POTTS
An old fashioned quilting party
was held at the home of Mrs. J.
E. Potts Tuesday of this week.
Those enjoying the quilting and
the excellent dinner served were
Mrs. Charles P6ttsJ, Mrs. Helen
Thompson, Mrs. J. W. Reese, Mrs,
Rob Reese, Mrs. Carl Zoellner, and
Mrs. A. F. Knight.
Week-end guests at Hotel Ed
wards March 13-14, included Dick
Eyck and W. W. Anderson of At
lanta; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ander
son', of Anderson, S. C, and Mr.
and Mrs. Hasas, and Mrs. 'Frank
E. Loganstien of Atlanta.
. Mr. John Pierson, of Miami, Fla.,
is visiting his mother, Mrs. Lily
Pierson, and other relatives here
He expects to be here for about
Mr. Richard Pearson was home
from ' school last week-end visiting
his mother, Mrs, A. R. Nail.
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Pullin, of
McDonough, Ga., were visiting Mr
and Mrs. W. S. Davis during the
past week-end.- Mr. and Mrs. Pul
lin expect to build a summer home
near Mirror Lake in the verytnear
future. ; -
Miss Rachel Davis spent a few
days recently visiting her sister,
Mrs. A. D. Bolton, in Commerce,
Word was received here Tuesday
by Mr. W. S. pavis that his two
grandchildren, Mrs. Bessie Steele
and Angus Steele, were seriously
ill with pneumonia in Eufaula, Ala.
Miss Nancy nines, who is work
ing in Franklin, was visiting her
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motner nere iasi,wc;:K-cuu. (
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Paul and
family are leaving Highlands Mori
day for Maine, where they expect
to make their home.,
Mrs. Robert F. Hall, of Ashevillt,
was visiting Mr. and Mrs. Thad
Smith at their home here recently.
Word was received here a' few
days ago of the recent death of
Mr. Alexander Franklin Pugh, of
New Orleans and Detroit. Mr.
Pugh was, with his family, a fre
quent visitor in Highlands, and has
been known by people here for
many years. Mrs. Pugh died a few
months ago, and their daughter,
Suzanna, also died during the past
year. The Pughs owned a lovely
summer home on the Dillard road
here. , '
Students Earned $2,425.29
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank our friends
who were so kind to us during the
illness and death of our mother,
Mrs. Lydia Beale. 1
J. H. BEALE AND FAMILY
R. J. BEALE AND FAMILY
By HOWARD WILLIS
The school had a nice entertain
ment Thursday night at the school
Miss Mattie Wilkes left for her
home Friday afternoon after school
was out. All of the children re
gretted to see her leave them.
Mr. Bun Shields is expecting to
get moved into his new house here
the latter part of this week.
The WPA crew are sure doing
some nice work on our roads in
Mr. Ralph Solesbee, of Kyle,
was visiting relatives here Thurs
day. There were several people from
here attended the funeral of Rev.
A. S. Solesbee Saturday. . -
The farmers of this section have
been very busy during the nice
There were several attended the
birthday dinner of Mrs. Sam Sweat
Napoleon fixed the relative value
of silver to gold at 154 to 1, but
England made it 16 to 1.
The final report of the teacher
of Vocational Agriculture to the
district supervisor of Agricultural
Education shpws that the students
of Vocational Agriculture of the
Franklin High school earned $2,
425.29 on their projects last year.
This represents tha boys' profit
after all costs have been deducted.
Included in the items of 1 cost
among other thingswere land rent
at an average of about $5.00 per
acre and labor, running from ten
to 15 cents per hour.
Among other things of interest
shown in the report was that the
average yield of corn on all pro
jects was slightly more than 43
bushels pef acre. This is more
than double the average yield for
the county. The highest corn yield
was 87 bushels grown on one acre
by Alex Arnold. Bill McCoy made
a net profit of $17822 on one acre
of truck. Siler Slagle . made a net
profit of $38.75 on feeding out one
fat beef calf. Fifty-eight boys
completed 63 projects. Nine differ
ent enterprises were included in
these projects. As far as the de
partment records show, this is
more than the students have earn
ed in any previous' year.
The preliminary report for the
projects to be carried out this year
shows a substantial increase over
those for last year. Sixty-seven
boys are planning to carry 126
major projects. Projects in . each
of the following enterprises are
being planned: corn, tobacco, sorg-:
hum, cowpeas, soybeans, hogs,
dairy calves, beef calves, brood
sows, wheat, hay, sheep, hens, baby
chicks and several kinds of truck
crops as beans, potatoes, cabbage
and tomatoes. ,
The purpose of these projects, be
sides giving the : boys a way to
make money, is to provide the stu
dent a practical way for learning
the best cultural methods for the
various farm enterprises that he
may wish to carry on as a farmer
after leaving school. ... ..
Of the 90 known elements, only
10 were recognized before the
Christian era. They are : sulphur,
tin, iron, gold, silver, mercury, zinc,
lead, copper and carbon.
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