THE FRANKLIN PRESS AND THE HIGHLANDS MACON IAN
THURSDAY, JUNE IT, 1937
U. D. C. AWARDS
(Continued From Pagpe One)
"turn for nursing," she did a vast
amount of good during the war
and many were the weary miles
she rode side-saddle to the sick
beds of, the women and children
who succombed to the hunger, cold,
and exposure of the hard winters
of the war.
While her husband was gone with
the army, Avaline, her children,
and her aged uncle, who could hoe
but could not plow, put in their
crop and raised enough corn to
feed, not only her own family, but
the families of other weaker wo
men who had either not foreseen
the. hard winter, or else had chos
en to forget it .until it was upon
them. This generous woman divid
ed one hundred bushels of corn
with her neighbors at one time,
but the "too-greedy" women were
guilty of bragging that when that
was gone, they would go to her
- crib and "press" her corn. With
her black eyes snapping, tall,
slender, dark-haired, dark-skinned,
Avaline spread abroad the word
that, if necessary, she would sleep
in her corn crib -with her shotgun
and that she would .not hesitate
to use it. Evidently she spoke con
vincingly, for no one ever tried to
steal her corn.
At harvest time, that first year
of the war, someone brought some
sheets of iron from Georgia, for
the purpose of making syrup boil
ers. Avaline mounted her horse and
rode ten miles to obtain one of
these sheets and carried it home
with her. After the boiler was
made, she ground (on a home-made
. wooden cane mill) and boiled off
80 gallons of molasses. In four' days
the molasses was stored in barrels,
and twb weeks later her fourth
child was born.
Such feats of bravery and en
durance were characteristic of this
woman's entire life.
When Avaline was about SO
years old, she and her husband,
with their eight children, moved
from Big Ivy creek to Macon
county where she spent the re
mainder of her life. Until she was
an old woman, she rode side-saddle
over the hills, visiting and .nursing
the sick. When a horse was not
available, she walked. Is it any
wonder the entire countryside lov
Although her praises are unsung
and her acts of mercy and bravery,
like those of many other women of
her time, have gone; unrewarded,
because of her perserverance, cour
age, and gentleness, . my great
grandmother is my favorite of all
Civil War heroines.
Charlie Smith, of Rock Hill, S.
C, is spending this week visiting
his father, J. L. Smith and other
relatives and friends on Burning
Mrs. Moses Blumenthal was call
ed to Atlanta, Ga., Wednesday on
account of the death of her uncle,
Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Clarke Soper
returned home Wednesday, after
spending several days with Mr.
Soper's sister, Mrs. Richard Hardy,
at her home on Lookout Mountain,
Mr. and Mrs. St. Clair Anderson
left Thursday morning for their
home in Albany, N. Y., after spend
ing the past three weeks with their
daughter, Mrs. Carl P. Cabe and
Mr. Cabe, at their home here.
W. A. McGaha suffered a heart
attack Tuesday night and is ser
iously ill at his home at West's
. Miss Evelyn Stewart, of Alex
andria, La., is the guest of Miss
Susan McClure and Bryant Mc
Clufe at their home on Route 2.
has been in Canton for a few
months, delighted the audience with
his trumpet solo.
Following is the program:
Address of welcome, Arnold
Song, "Here We Come," class.
Piano quartet, "Song of the
Pines," Mary and Margie Con
stance, Jcanctte Harrison, Myra
' Piano Solo, "Churning and Turn-;
ing Sumersaults," Wilbern Reid.
Trio, "Marching Children," Myra
Slagle, Catherine Young, Mildred
Piano Solo, "Rainboy Dance,
Duet, "1 Begin Waltz," l'reda
Mae .Arnold, Betty Sue Cuthbert-
son. . T
Piano Solo, . "First Dancing Les
son," J eanette Harrison.
Piano Solo, (Own . composition),
Quartet, "Toy Town Soldiers,
Wilburn, Mildred, Dorothy and
Pauline Reid. .
Piano Solo, "March of the Tin
Soldiers," and "Meadow Dance,"
Betty Sue Cuthbertson.
Trio, "Three Little Children,"
Freda Mae Arnold, Catherine Young
and Myra Slagle. . '
Piano Solo, "Nightingale Waltz,
Trumpet Solo, "Anchors Aweigh,"
Piano Solo, "Our School Band,"
Duet, "Just We Two," Betty Sue
and Louise Cuthbertson.
Piano Solo, "Pink Waltz," "Rose
Petals," Catherine Young. '
Piano Solo, "Little Boat Song"
Freda Mae Arnold.
Duet, "Waltz," Wilburn Reid and
Quartet, "Airy Fairies," Betty Sue
and Louise Cuthbertson, Myra
Slagle and Jeanette Harrison.
Piano Sold, "Dance of the Elves,"
"Dance of the Wee Folks," Mildred
Trio, "Contented Fairies," Mary
and Margie Constance, Jeanette
Harrison, Myra Slagle.
Piano Solo,. "Humoresque" Paul
Piano Solo, "Curious Story,"
Trio, "Sylvan Sprites," Mildred,
Dorothy, and Pauline Reid.
Duet, "O, Suzanna", Myra Slagle
and Mrs. Higgins.
Duet, "Golden Star," Wilbur and
Piano Solo, "Summer Days,"
"Night," Myra Slagle.
Piano Solo, "Rhapsody," Dorothy
Trumpet Solo, "Lover Come Back
to Me," Arnold Schulman.
Duet, "Witch's Flight," Dorothy
and Pauline Reid.
Mrs. Higgins' Pupils
An enjoyable program was given
at the courthouse in Franklin, on
Thursday night, June 10, by Mrs.
Harry S. Higgins' music pupils.
Miss Pauline Reid, a former pupil
of Mrs. Higgins, who is a student
of Dorland Bell high school, of
Hot Springs, assisted.
Each number was played with ,u
u&ual skill. Arnold Schulman, who
Brother, Sister Meet
After Sixty Years
N. M. Chambers, of Rome, Ga.,
spent the week-end with his sister,
Mrs. P. C. Calloway, of Highlands,
fwho was visiting her son, E. T.
Calloway, in Franklin.
This was the first time this
brother and sister had met for
more than CO years. Being orphans,
Mrs. Calloway, at the age of 12
years, and Mr. Chambers, at 9, be
came separated when they went
to make their homes with relatives.
Mrs. Calloway has made her home
at Highlands for a number of
Revival Starts Sunday
At Dry man's Chapel
Rev. O. E. Croy, pastor, wfll be
gin a revival meeting at Dryman's
Chapel .next Sunday afternoon at
The revival will run through the
week, with services beginning each
evening at 8 o'clock and the song
service at 7 :45.
The public is cordially invited to
attend all of these services.
CARD OF THANKS
I wish to express my deep ap
preciation for the sympathy shown
me in the loss of my husband and
especially for the beautiful floral
v MRS. LOUISE SHIDLES.
FOR SALE Two fresh cows.
Wiley Brown, Franklin, Route 2.
FOR SALE Fresh Guernsey cow,
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ltp Franklin Route 2
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$1.00 per pair SANDERS' STORE.
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Poland China. $6.00 each or $10 a
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FOR SALE Good seasoned
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framing $17.00 per thousand.
Zickgraf Hardwood Co.,
Franklin, N. C.
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Get Black Arrow " bean spray
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leghorn cockerels from select mat
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