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THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1038
THE FRANKLIN PRESS AND THE HIGHLANDS MACON1AN
County Meeting Will Be
Held At Court '
Members of the Macon County
Democratic , executive committee
were chosen at precinct meetings
held throughout the county on last
Saturday, and on next Saturday,
May 14, . all members of the pre
cinct committees are expected to
meet at the court house in Frank
lin to choose a county chairman
.and transact such other business as
may properly come ibefore the
Dr. W. A. Rogers, present county
chairman, will , preside, and all
Democrats in the county are in
vited to attend.
J't ha$een impossible to secure
the names of all the committee
members elected at the meetings
held last Saturday, as the chair
man has not. yet received the lists.
The following were elected for
Franklin township: ' .
James Hauser, chairman; Miss
Elizabeth Slagle, vice-chairman ; J. .
Frank Ray, Ras Penland and Zeb
"been .found on. either pines or
bushes : in North Carolina there are
infected pines in Virginia and West
Virginia that could easily spread
disease into our state if some pro
tective measure was not taken.
The town of Highlands has been
scouted again for currant and
gooseberry bushes with' the result
that 196 bushes were pulled. One
new location was found and .the
rest of the b,ushes were sprouts
from last year. It is important that
every owner.be concerned over the
protection of the white pine of
Highlands. Anyone knowing of cur
rant or gooseberry bushes on his
property, should report the informa
tion immediately to the Blister Rust
office in Franklin, Box 304, by mail,
or Room 8 in the Citizens Bank
Bldg.,' Asheville. Mr. Whitman,
agent in charge, has received re
ports of bushes from time to time
and this information helps the work
A lantern slide exhibit was given
in the schoolhousc in Highlands on
Thursday, May 12; at 3 p. m. The
slides illustrated the nature and
spread of blister rust and. some of
the uses' of white pine as a valuable
NOTICE OF SALE
WHEREAS, . power of sale was'
vested , in K. u. bisk, Trustee, by
deed of trust made, executed and
delivered by Joe Bell and wife,
Savannah Bell, to R. D. Sisk,
Trustee, dated 21 April, 1936, and
recorded in the office of the Reg
ister of Deeds fof Macon County
in record of Mortgages and Deeds
of Trust No. 35, page 290, and
whereas, R. D. Sisk lias died and
J. ..If. Stockton is the duly appoint
ed, qualified and acting Adminis
trator of his Estate; and
WHEREAS, default lias been
made 'in the . indebtedness secured
by said deed of trust and . the
owner thereof has demanded of the
undersigned that the power of sale
u:. ..it . .
in unii vesicu oy virtue or. said
deed , of trust be executed ;
I will, therefore, by virtue of the
power of sale in said deed of trust
"hi" me vested, sell at public, auction
to the highest 'bidder for cash, at
the courthouse door in Franklin,
North Carolina, at 12 o'clock, noon,
on Tuesday, the 7ih day of June,
1938, the following described land :
Adjoining the . lands of D. L.
Gate and others, BEGINNING on
a stake in the bank of the road;
thence S 7S2 E 34- poles to a
small hickorv on bank of road:
thence S 39 E 11 pules to a stake;
thence S 74 E 13 poles to a stake;
thence N 88! E 12,, poles' to a
stake; thence N'45j-S E 6 poles to
a stake in Mann's line; thence N
with Mann's line '77 poles to a
stake in Mann's line near the top
of mountain; thence S 57 W
poles- to a black oak; thence 20
poles to the B F(i INNING. Con
taining 33 acres, more or less.
In the event the purchaser does
not jay cash at ' the time of sale,
the sale will be continued and con
ceded at 2 p. ni. of same date.
Dated this the 7th day of May,
J. H. STOCKTON,
Administrator of the
Estate of R. D. Sisk,
(Continued from Page Four)
Mr. S. E. Potts attended the
opening baseball game in Asheville
two weeks ago, not E. S. Potts as
was previously reported.
Mrs. Robert Tyre Jones, of At
lanta, and a guest were visitors to
Highlands this week.
A. C. Chastain has .returned to
his home from the Angel hospital
where he has been a patient for
Miss Isabel Hall, young daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Tudor Hall has
been a patient in Angel hospital
this week. She returned home on
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hill, and
Mrs. Meda Hall and daughter,
Caroline, of Highlands, spent Wed
nesday in Franklin on business. .
By BEE SHOOK
Rev. Frank Baumgarner has been
preaching here at the Baptist
church. They are having good in
terest so far.
Terry Bolick, from the CCC
camp, is confined to his bed this
week with mumps.
Edgar Cobb made a trip to Pine
Laverne Rogers is going to spend
the summer with her sister, Mrs.
Leona Stewart, in Lenoir..
Raymond New, from Buck Creek,
was visiting Mr. and Mrs. Will
John Woods is very successful in
growing; potatoes. He has put out
a large crop of potatoes this spring.
Ezra Shook .is on the sick list.
He has been taking, herbs from an
Indian doctor for rheumatism.
The WPA boys are getting along
fine working on the road here.
Was Greatly Enjoyed
The Dixie Blackbird minstrel
show sponsored by the American
Legion on last Saturday night at
the courthouse was greatly enjoy
ed by all who attended.
The baby contest was won by
Peggy Dunbar, sponsored by the
A & P store.
The American Legion wishes to
express appreciation to all who
took part in the show, to the local
merchants and' others who helped
to make the performance a success.
Progress Of Pine
Blister Rust Control
Eradication of gooseberry and
currant bushes growing within 1,-
000 feet of white pine has been
rpsniTipH in f.nrnn rniintv. Durinc
tlve summer season this work of
protecting the white pines from
blister rust,, which is threatening
to wipe out all our pine stands
throughout the country, will con
tinue. Blister rust has been con
trolled in many states where the
spread was stopped by destroying
the infected currant or gooseberry
In North Carolina bushes are
destroyed before nearby infected!
white pines can spread disease to
them. Although no blister rust has
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