THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 1937
THE. FRANKLIN PRESS AND THE HIGHLANDS MACONIAN
By LUTHER ANDERSON
Notwithstanding the pressure of
fartn, work, many of the pleading
citizens of the community met Mon
day afternoon at Ridgecrest church,
and, with wagon, teams, plows, and
hand tools; proceeded to apply, fer
tilizer, turn the grounds in front of
the church and sow to blue grass.
Flowers will be planted along bord
ers. When the work of beautifi
cation is completed, the little church
6n the crest will 'be a real beauty
spot, and will not, by any means,
resemble a "church in the wild
A new enterprise in the way of
a saw mill has been started near
Reid's store. The sponsors are A.
W. Reid, of Lake Emory; ad G.
C, Ttirpin; of Jaekson county. A
number of local men are employed
at the mill, and a larger number
will be engaged in furnishing logs.
It is expected that several million
feet of lumber will be cut at this
An Easter pageant given by
.Ridgecrest Sunday school on Sun
day afternoon was well attended
and called forth much favorable
comment from those present.
Influenza has been prevalent
throughout the community for sev
eral weeks. The sick list this week
includes Mrs. Buford Downs, Mr.
Z. D. Buchanan, the entire family
of Thomas Sanders and Miss Alice
Humphrey Downing and daugh
ter were recent visitors, at the
home of John Shuler.
R. V. Smith, of Canton, was here
Sunday visiting his mother, Mrs.
J. L. Smith. Mrs. Smith has been
ill for several months, but seems
now to be recovering.
Miss Mildred Moore, our main
contact reporter, is suffering with
flu. When Mildred 1 is not on ; the
job we usually are shy on news.
of Mr, and Mrs. Will Shields.
Many young people called during
the evening and left useful gifts.
An egg boil was of interest to
several young people Saturday night
at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Glenn Ray. ,
Miss Sharlee Houston spent the
week-end with Miss Alice Bennett.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Liner re
turned Sunday evening after spend
ing the week-end in Maryville,
Tenn., visiting relatives.
John Weaver Sloan, who is teach
ing school in Swain county, spent
the week-end with home folks.
Herman Mason and Ernest Ben
nett spent last Saturday night with
Mr. and Mrs. Robert. Brendle and
Miss Birdie Brendle, of Wmston
Salem, were visiting home folks
here last week-end.
A shower was given Mr.' an4
Mrs. J. B. Houston and Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Houston at the home
Miss Annie Slagle, who has for,
the past several days been ill with
the flu is now improving.
Mr. and Mrs. Otis Duncan and
family, of Asheville, spent Easter
Sunday with the Fred Slagles.
Mr. Fred Setser, who has been
employed in Asheville for the past
few months, spent the week-end
at his home here.
Several yVung people from this
community attended the Father ancf
Son banquet in Franklin Saturday
night. . ,
By MRS. DONA CARPENTER
The farmers in this section have
been busy planting potatoes this
Messrs. Perry and Charlie Brad
ley wefe in this vicinity Monday
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Knight, of
Seneca, S. C, were visiting Mrs.
Knight's pareents, Mr. and Mrs.
Robert Carpenter, Sunday.
We are sorry to report that
Ihere is much flu in this commun
ity. Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Collier an
nounce the birth of a daughter on
March 1. - '
LOST YtfMTO PTOPEOTY
(Bive Una Ydih IPM '
Listing Will Begin April 12
Look for the Posted Notices Giving Dates and Places
in Your Township
All property owners are required to return to the List Taker all the
personal property owned by each on the first day of April.
- All male persons between the ages of 21 and 50 years are required by
law to list their polls during April.
All persons who own property and fail to list it and all who are liable
for a poll tax and fail to give themselves in will be deemed guilty of a
misdemeanor, subject to a fine or imprisonment upon conviction.
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10 Valuable Prizes to be Given Away
In Order That You Profit in Dollars and Cents by, Visiting Our Store, We Are Offering
Hundreds of Dollars Worth of Prizes
The Premiums are now on display in our store. They will be awarded (in exchange for one cent) at 3 p. m. on Tuesday, June
1st. We will give every married adult one coupon who visits our store and registers in 'April and May. You will also receive
one coupon for every dollar paid on account or cash purchase through the months of April and May. Don't forget the Great
Day, June 1st, when a number of fine prizes will be awarded. . ,
' Range Stove
We Have sold this Bryant's Special Range
for over ten years, and we consider1 it one
of the best cast Ranges made for that rea
son we are offering it as our first prize. ;
V SECOND PRIZE
v Color, Green and Ivory
'Manufactured by Austell Cabinet Co.
This is our 'best popular priced Kitchen
Cabinet, in fact - we sell more of this one
than all the rest of the cabinets we handle
for thafreason we have selected this Cabi-:
net as our Second prize."
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,7 FRANKLIN, N. C.
3rd Prize Innerspring Mattress
Manufactured by Metzger Spring Bed Co.,
4th Prize Overstuffed Chair
The Chair That Every Home, Needs
Manufactured by Royal Manufacturing Co.,
5th Prize Bedside Rug
6th Prize Floor Lamp
To Make, Your Home Brighter
7th Prize Vanity Bench
8th Prize? Lawn Chair
" ' " Solid Oak ( :
9th Prizes-Card Table
10th Prize End Table