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VOL. LIU, NO. 23
FRANKLIN, N. C, THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 1938
$1.50 PER YEAR
Funeral Held At Bethel
M. E. Church Saturday
Mrs. Hermon D. Brendle, 8,
died at her home in East Franklin
at 1:30 o'clock last Friday after
noon after an illness of several
months. She had high blood pres
sure and recently suffered three
Mrs. Brendle was a member of
the Bethel Methodist church. Be
, fore her marriage, she was Miss
Carrie Virginia Gibbs, daughter of
the late Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Gibbs.
Funeral services were held at the
Bethel Methodist church Saturday
afternoon at 4 o'clock, with the
Rev. H. S. Williams -officiating.,
Pallbearers were Wayne Mc
Cracken, Dwight Wilson, Lee Poin
dexter, Kay Johnson, Charles Lewis
Brendle, and Alex Deal.
Surviving are her husband, four
daughters, Mrs. Reinard Harkana,
of Raleigh; Mrs. B. E. Wilson, Mrs.
J. P. Norton, and Miss Effie
Brendle, all of Franklin ; three
sons, Charles J. Brendle, of Speed
well ; J. W. , Brendle, of Hopewell,
" Va. ; and' H. G. Brendle, of Frank
lin ; 12 grandchildren ; and two sis
ters, Mrs. Mary Saunders, of
Richmond, Va., and Mrs. John
Brendle, of Watauga.
Azaleas On Wayah
In Full Bloom
Visitors to the John Byrne Me
morial Tower on' top of Wayah
bald in the Nantahala national for
est during the next two weeks will
find the vast azalea beds on top
of this mountain in full bloom.
The flame azalea along the for
est service road "are now in bloom
from : Arrowood Glade to Wayah
gap. Several varieties of ' azalea
ranging from the fragrant white to
the common flame and including a
rare, fragrant scarlet, are to be
found in the colorful mass of
shrubbery covering this mountain
The fragrant white azalea which
forms a mass around the new 53
foot Byrne tower is the last to
bloom and usually is at its peak
about the third and fourth weeks
An exceptional view of the Blue
Ridge, Nantahala and Great Smoky
mountains may be enjoyed from the
rustic stone tower. From the bal
cony which encircles the tower 30
feet above the ground the full dis
play of azalea and laurel unfolds
and Wends with the timbered slopes
in the distance.
Wayah bald is reached from U.
S. 64 six miles west of Franklin
via the scenic Nantahala road, a
forest service road directly to the
top of the 5300-foot mountain.
Coming To Franklin
Baxter's Comedians coming to
Franklin next Monday, 'June U
will present plays and vaudeville.
They will present plays of the type
of "Rebecca of Sunny brook Farm"
and 'Trail of the Lonesome Pine."
The comedian; Uncle "Billy" Bough
ton, 75 years of age, , is the oldest
comedian appearing with any show
today. Mr. Baxter, manager of the
show, was formerly with Reno's
(Price listed below are subject
to change without notice.)
Quoted by Fanner Federation, Inc.
Chickens, heavy breed, hens 14c
Chickens, light weight, lb... 10c
' Quoted by NanUhala Creamery
Butterf at, lb, , , Y 22c
Veteran' Congressman Who
x Was Renominated
How Macon County Voted in Democratic Primary
FOR U. S. SENATOR
Frank Hancock .........
Robert R. Reynolds ......
FOR UTILITIES COMMISSIONER
Stanley Winborne .................
FOR . CONGRESSMAN
Zebulon Weaver '.
R. L. Whitmire ....
Baxter C. Jones
John M. Queen
FOR STATE SENATOR
Kelly E. Bennett .................
Guy L. Ho.uk
R. B. (Jack) Morphew
FOR ' REPRESENTATIVE
George B. Patton
R. A. Patton
FOR REGISTER OF DEEDS
Lester L. Arn61d .........
Georce R. Pattillo
FOR CHM. COMMISSIONERS
R. Furman Anderson ,
E. B. Byrd -
George H. Guest ; ...........
Frank I. Murray .
C. L. Blaine
R. D. Brendle
C. A. Bryson
Mann B. Norton ..........
FOR STATE SENATOR
W. W. Jenkins ..........
Frank W. Swat
Trail Club To
Arrive Here Sunday
The Atlanta unit 'of the Appa
lachian Trail club, under the direc
tion of Wm. Whitaker, will arrive
in Franklin on Saturday afternoon
and, will leave early Sunday morn
ing for a hike. Going by motor as
far as Wallace Gap, the party will
hike to Wayah clfest and go in
cars to the top of Wayah moun
tain. They will end the day's out
ing with a swim in Arrowood
About 40 are expected, and will
have headquarters at Trimont Inn.
Revival Services To
Begin At Iotla
A series of revival services will
begin at the- lotla Baptist church
on Sunday, June 19, at 11 o'clock,
announced the Rev. R. F. May
The Rev. J. C. Pipes, of Waynes:
ville, will be in charge of the
preaching. The public is cordially
invited to attend these servces.
GEORGE B. PATTON
Who Will Represent Macon
County In Next Assembly
42 118 5 33 1 58 80 9 2 14 27 238 627
190 107 26 196 11 296168 35-- 25 60 245-. 897 2316
156 61 12 85 9 127 69 24 8 35 99 354 1039
50 76 7 113 2 171 148 9 17 27 1 04 591 1315
48 85 8 165 9 186 122 23 24 40 192 583 1485
187 111 36 62 4 187 136 24 3 36 104 565 1455
193 139 34 M60 5 195 181 38 27 45 168 650 1700
48 58 8 172 8 167 73 : . 7 6 31 125 535 1238
36 21 9 116 7 58 29 7 17 29 50 120 499
149 165 24 91 6 250 134 9 8 42 160 777 1850
50 9 2 12 0 40 82 38 7 . 7 75 246 568
165 151 35 154 13 , 240. 138 31 . 22 51 213 742 1955
66' 58-1 77 Q 123 125 19 13 28 91 425,1035
58 207 38 205 11 ,241 176 20 30 52 204 760 2002
183 7 1 31 2 125 87 28 0 25 85 409 983
?7- ' 7 2 7 " 3 22 12 0 0 20 12 41 158
fx 91 10 -51 8 110 110 0 0 34 107 . 543 1185
A 12 2 11 1 5 11 2 3 1 6 69 163
49 80 17 113 ,1 207 104 42 26 21 153 439 1252
142 118 17 160 9 191 172 26 21 42 195 851 1944
' 3 12 6 42 - 43 10 4 23 29 142 482
117 130 15 84 7 138 171 19 20 52 226 775 1754
48 . 53 12 149 2 250 - 38 21 0 31 54 305 963
n ' i 5 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 3 19
-3 1 0 9 1 0 5 3 0 0 2 5 29
Rev. W. W. Davidson To
Preach Here Sunday
Rev. ,W. W. Davidson, formerly
. di:,vVi onfl tirnfessor
pastor ai ivan-ife.i,
of Bible at Meredith college, will
preach at me rrauKim
church at both morning and eve
ning services next Sunday.
Ice Cream Supper
At Allison Watts
An ice cream supper will be giv
en at the Allison-Watts school
house on Saturday night, June 11,
at 8 o'clock, for the benefit of the
Maiden Chapel church. The public
is cordially invited. .
Young People's Athletic
Club To Meet
The young people's Athletic club
will hold an important meeting in
the courthouse on Tuesday night,
There are 50 members belonging
to this club and it is hoped that
every member, can be present ior
LESTER L. ARNOLD
Who Won Out In Race For
Register of Deeds
Singing At Morgan
School June 19
The third Sunday afternoon sing
ing of the Northern division of the
Macon Countv Sineing convention
will' meet at the Morgan school
house near Stiles postoffice, on
June 19, beginning at 1 p. m it
was announced by Walter H. Dal
All choirs, quartets, duets, solo
ists and all interested in singing
are invited to attend.
Young People's Club
In appreciation of the splendid
cooperation and help the young
oeonle's club has received, they
wish to express their sincere thanks
to all who have helped to make it
nossible in a financial wav or help
ed otherwise in the erection of the
tennis courts, volley ball courts and
equipment for soft ball teams. They
also solicit your future support in
order to make the club reach all
the young people in Macon county,
Frank Murray Elected At
Chairman Of Board;
The Democrats of Macon county
rolled up the largest vote ever
polled in a primary election in
this county last Saturday, and
nominated George . B. Patton for
representative, Lester L. Arnold for
register of deeds, Frank I. Murray '.
for chairman of the county board,
and gave Zebulon Weaver a ma
jority of 30 over R. L. Whitmire
for congress. Weaver's majority in
the district was more than 15,000.
Notwithstanding the large crowd
and heavy vote, the election was
quiet and orderly, and no trouble
was reported from any of the pre
cincts. George B. Patton won from R.
A. Patton for representative by a
majority of 920, and Lester Arnold
defeated George R. Pattillo for reg
ister of deeds by 2002 to 983, a
majority of 1019.
For state senator Guy L. Houk
received a majority in the county
of 793 over both opponents. Mor
phew and Bennett, however, receiv
ed more votes in the district, with
Morphew leading, though he did
not receive a majority; and Ben- .
nett has the right to demand a
second primary, but this is thought
Jones CanrifM County
In the race for solicitor Baxter
Q Jones, of Bryson Gty, carried
the county over John M. Queen,
incumbent, by. 170Q, to ,1238, a ma
jority of 462. Queen carried Jack
son, Haywood, Cherokee, Graham
and Clay counties, while Jones car
ried Macon and Swain. Queen was
renominated by a majority of more
Frank I. Murray led the ticket
for chairman of the county board,
leading E. B. Byrd next highest,
by f)7 votes. C. L. Blaine $nd C
A. Bryson were nominated by safe
majorities as commissioners over
Mann B. Norton and R. D. Brendle.
Renolds Gta Great Majority
Senator Robert R. Reynolds left
his opponent, Frank Hancock, far
behind in the Macon county voting,
receiving 2316 to 627 for Hancock.
Senator Reynolds also swept the
state, his majority being more than
Two Republican candidates for
the state senate, W. W. Jenkins
and Frank W. Swan, were voted
on in i Macon county, but the elec- .
tion was of small interest. Jenkins
receiving 19 votes and Swan 29 in
the entire county.
The vote polled by the Demo
crats Saturday totaled about 3000
which was more than 500 greater
than that of two years ago.
Mrs. Martha Jacobs
Mrs. Martha Boston Jacobs. 50,
wife of George Jacobs, of Franklin
Route 3, died at her home Sunday
afternoon at 2 o'clock, after a short
illness with heart ailments.
Funeral services were held at the
home at 2:30 Monday afternoon,
with the Rev. J. A. Flanagan, pas
tor of the Franklin Presbyterian
church, in charge of the services.
Interment was in the Franklin cem
Mrs. Jacobs was a faithful, con
secrated member of the Franklin
Surviving are her husband, George
Jacobs ; a daughter, Mrs. Reba
Stanfield; a grandson, Bobby Stan
field; her mother, Mrs. Mack Bos
ton; a sister, Mrs. Bob Anderson,
and two brothers, Will and Gene
Boston, all of Franklin.
New Pastor To
Preach At Highlands
The newly elected pastor, Rev. J. i
G. Benfield, will preach in the
Baptist church at Highlands at U
ft, m. next Sunday, June U.