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VOL. LIU, NO. 7
FRANKLIN, N. C THURSDAY, FEB. 17, 1938
$1.50 PER YEAR
MS. LM. MANN
Former Citizen Of Macon
County; Funeral Held
Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah
Margaret Mann, who would have
been 83 years old Tuesday, were
held .at the Asbury Methodist
church Tuesday . afternoon at 3
o'clock. The Rev. J. B. Brown,
pastor of the Clayton Baptist church,
was in charge of the services. In
terment was in the church ceme
tery. Mrs. Mann died .at her home near
Clayton, Ga., Monday afternoon at
2 o'clock following a week's illness
with pneumonia. Mrs. Mann, a
native of Alabama, was married to
L. M. Mann, of Macon county, and
spent the most of her life here.
About 10 years ago she moved to
Clayton where she has lived since.
Mrs. Mann was widely known
throughout the county and was a
woman of high character and was
always interested in the betterment
of her community.
Surviving are two sons : Grover
C. Mann, of Los Angeles, Ualii.,
and Howell Mann, of Clayton, Ga.
Pallbearers were Luther Rickman,
Jervis Cannon, Roy Green, Guy
Green and Charles Watts, of Clay
ton, Ga., and Herman Xhilders, of
" Mrs. Mann was fOr"many years
q subscriber to The Franklin
Press and for the past 30 years,
with the exception of one year due
to the illness and death of her
husband, had personally come in
the office on the day her subscrip
tion expired and always renewed
for another year.
Prominent Farmer Passes
At His Home
Oscar L. Dobson, 50, . farmer of
the Cartoogechaye section, died at
1 :30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon
;at his home.
Mr. Dobson's death was caused
by pneumonia after an illness of 10
clays. The attending physician said
his temperature rose to 111 degrees
a short time before his death.
The funeral services were held
this (Thursday) afternoon at 2
o'clock at the Mt. Zion Methodist
church on Cartoogechaye, of which
Mr. Dobson was a member. The
pastor, the Rev. J. C. Swairn, of
ficiated, assisted by the Rev. A. A.
Angel, Methodist, minister. Burial
was in Mt. Zion cemetery.
Mr. Dobson was a son of the late
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Dobson and was
a native of Macon county.
Surviving are his widow, the for
mer Miss Nora Mashburn; two
daughters, Ethel Ann and Mary
Elizabeth, the latter being ill with
pneumonia at present ; and three
brothers, John, of Andrews, Ralph,
of Detroit, and Will, of Cartooge
(Prices listed below are subject
to change without notice.)
Quoted by Farmers Federation, Inc.
Chickens, heavy breed, hens 13c
Chickens, light weight, lb. .. .10
New corn (shelled) 70c
Quoted by Nantahala Creamery
Buttcrfat,-lb , 27c
The above picture was taken more
courthouse had just been completed,
much finer then than now.
.This picture of the courthouse
CROP LOANS TO
Application Blanks May
Be Secured 'At Agent's
Office Next Week
Many inquiries have been made
at the office of County Agent S.
W. Mendcnhall during the past few
weeks in regard to emergency
crop loans for this year, but until
this week it was not known as to
when the money would be available.
Now, however, the information
has 'been received and it is stated
that the applications for crop loans
will be available at the county
agent's office next week, according
to notification received from S. S.
Williams, field supervisor, Ashc
ville. It is' expected that application
forms will be received by that time
and those persons wishing to ap
ply for a loan may call at the
county agent's office any time after
the above date.
Square Dance At
Gym Saturday Night
There will be a square dance
given in the Franklin gymnasium
Saturday night for the benefit of
the Farent-Teachers association.
The dance is being sponsored by
Franklin Lodge of Loyal Order of
Moose, The public has been invited.
Franklin Fifty Years Ago
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than 50 years ago, when Franklin had no paved streets and when the
and had no clock in the tower; The shade trees seem to have been
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shows the balcony around the clock
Honor Certificates Given
The honor certificate for distin
guished roll call achievement has
Dcen awarded the Macon county
chapter for the third successive
year for the success of the 1938
roll call. The quota for the chap
ter had been set at 300 member
ships, and 306 memberships have
been sent in. This is an increase
of only . three memberships over
last year, but it marks the record
of an Increase over each succeed
ing year , for the past six years.
Chapter officials feel that the
chapter should be justly proud of
this record and recognition, and
wish to thank each roll call work
er for their efforts and the mem
bership of the chapter for its loyal
support of the work of Red Cross
Junior Class To
Have Bunco Party
The junior class of the Franklin
high school will sponsor a bunco
party Friday night, February 18,
in the high school building. Pro
ceeds from the party will go to
ward the Junior-Senior banquet.
Many lovely and worth-while
prizes are being donated and a
good time is in store for all who
attend. The public is cordially in
vited. Mrs. Dan West, who is spending'
sometime with her mother, Mrs.
G. N. Denton, in Ashcville, is
spending this week here with her
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tower which was torn away many
Was 83 Years of Age; Had
Been Living in Macon
County 40 Years
Mrs. Molly Aiken Henderson, 84,
died at the home of her daughter,
Mrs. Maxine Sprinkles, on Frank
lin Route 2, ,on Thursday of the
past week. Death was caused from
paralysis and came very, suddenly.
Funeral services were held at the
home. Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
The Rev. J. C. Swain, pastor of
the Union . church and the Rev.
Guy Bowers, .pastor of the Chusch
of God, were in charge of ' the
services. Interment was in the Un
Mrs. Henderson was a daughter
of the. late Mr. and Mrs. John
Aiken, of Brevard. She was the
widow of the late C. F. Henderson
and moved to this county from
Brevard 40 years ago. She joined
the Methodist church in Greenville,
S. C, at the age of 12 years and
in June, 1933, joined the Church of
Mrs. Henderson is survived by
three daughters, Mrs. M. M. Hop
per, of Highlands; Mrs. Maxine
Sprinkles' and Mrs. Helen Wal
droop, of Franklin, and three sons,
Fred Henderson, of Burlington.
Wash. ; W. A. Henderson, of Mari
etta, Okla., and Fritz T. Hender
son, of Franklin, a niumber of
grandchildren and great-grandchil
dren, and one brother, John E. A.
Aiken, of Greenville, S, C,
Officials Go To Raleigh
To Close Refinancing
Tom Bryson, register of deeds;
E. B. Byrd, chairman of the board
of county . commissioners, and
George B. Patton, attorney for the
town of Franklin, went to Raleigh
Sunday to sign refunding bonds for
Franklin township and Macon coun
ty in the amount of $896,000.
The new refunding bonds of the
county will be issued and exchang
ed par for par, for the principal
of all bonds constituting ' county
wide obligations now outstanding.
The new refunding bonds for
Franklin township will be issued
and exchanged par for par, for the
principal of all bonds of Franklin
township now outstanding.
All interest claims that accrued
on or before January 1, 1937, were
reduced to 50 per cent of their par
value and paid in cash. The average
percentage on old bonds was 5.64
The bonds to be issued under this
proposal will be dated January 1,
1937, and mature January 1., 1967.
They will bear interest payable
semi-annually on January . 1 and
J uly .1 at the rate of 4.75 per cent
per. annum. .
In order to preserve the identity
oi - the bonds to be refunded the.re
will be three issues of refunding
oonds of Macon county and one of
Franklin township of the following
amounts and designations: Macon
county refunding school bonds, $89,
000; Macon county refunding school
and road bonds, $91,000; Macon
county refunding road and bridge
bonds, $635,000; Franklin township
refunding road bonds, $81,000.
Miss Mattie Harrington
Jies Sunday Afternoon
Funeral services for Miss Mattie
Pearl Harrington, 44, were held at
the home of Mrs. Robert E. Pattillo
in the Holly Springs community,
Monday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.
The Rev. W. B. Underwood, pastor
of the Franklin Baptist church, was
in charge of the services. Interment
was in Bethel cemetery.
Miss Harrington, who has been
an invalid all her life, died at 5
n'Hork Sundav afternoon after a
week's illness. Death was caused
from pneumonia. She was a daugh
ter of the late Rev. S. H. and
Anna J'ngram Harrington.
Pallbearers were four nephews:
George R. Pattillo, Joe Pattillo,;
Bobbv Pattulo and Allen biler, ana
Bill Gabe and Bill Justice.
Miss Harrington is survived by
one sister, Mrs. Pattillo, one niece
and three nephews.
P.-T. A. Meeting To Be
Held February 22
The regular meeting of the Frank
lin Parent-Teacher assaciation,
which usually is held on the third
Monday of the month, has been
changed to Tuesday, February 22,
at the same hour 3 :30 p. m., at
the school house. The subject of
the program is Public Health and
School Hygiene, and the two spe
cial speakers are Dr. Padgett, coun
ty health officer, and Miss Jose
phine Dixon, county health nurse.
The change of date was necessary
to fit into Dr. Padgett's schedule.
The, day being Washington's
Birthday, brief patriotic speeches
will be given by three boys in the
high school. A full attendance is
expected in response to the activ
ities of grade mothers who are
working through the pupils to se
cure membership of all parents.
The room having the largest at
tendance of mothers : will be an
nounced. Mrs. John Wasilik, presi
dent, has ' requested that all . take
note of the change of date.
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