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VOL. LIU, NO. 30
FRANKLIN, N. C THURSDAY, JULY 28, 1938
$1.S PER YEAR
Wilkin s Corner Team Of
Asheville Wins From ,
By SAM McBRIDE
i Led by J. Drake, with two hom
ers in succession, the Wilkins
4 Corner team of Asheville took the
, . . Franklin club into camp Sunday
afternoon on the local grounds by
' a score of 14 to 7. An Asheville
scoring .spree' in the third inning,
featured by Drake's homer with
the bases loaded, netted six runs,
and from then on the visitors were
, never headed.
Besides Drake, Player and Mc
Fee aided the attack, while Dal
rymple and George Pattillo led the
locals with the willow.
Y Batteries Wilkins Corner, J.
Drake and McFee'; Franklin, W.
Duvall, Phillips, Hawthorne, Kus
, sell and Cunningham.
The box score :
Wilkins Corner AB R H PO A E
' Player, ss 0 4 4 1 0 0
Gentry, r.f.-l.f. ... . 6 1 1 3 0 1
McFee, catch...... 0 1 4 10 0
Joyner, 3b . . 6 1 2 3 0 0
' " . ' Plemonn, c.f 6 0 1 2 0 1
. Tayler, l.f.-r.f. 6 11 1 0 0
" R. Drake, lb 6 1 0 5 0 0
4 Deweese, 2 b.. ..... 5 2 2 1 2 0
J. Drake, pitch. ..5 3 2 10 4 0
Totals . . ..52 14 16 27 6 2
Franklin ABR HPO A E
Dalrymple, 3b 5 2 4 0 1 2
McCollum, l.f. ...412010
Thomas, l.f 1 Q 0 0 0 0
f Russel.-c.-r.f......,,. 5 1 1 1 0.0
.7 G.. Pattillo, 2b. .... 5 1 3 3 3 0
. C. Duvall, lb. ..... 5 1 2 10 0 0
J. Pattillo, sis. .... 5 0 11 10
Cabe -1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Elliott, c.f. .5 0 0 2 0 0
Cunningham, r.f.-c. 4 . 1 11 0 0
W. Duvall, p....... 0 0 0 2 0 0
Phillips, p 1 0 0 3 0 0
4 Hawthorne, p. .... 3 0 0 4 0 0
Totals ............43 7 14 27 6 3
Batted for J. Pattillo in 9th.
The Franklin boys are scheduled
. for a game with . Hayesville at
Hayesville next Sunday afternoon,
and it is expected that a large
crowd of local people will go over
' " with the team.
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Dr. Angel To Have
Governor Earle of Pennsylvania,
and Admiral Foote, commander of
the Pennsylvania state police will
be the guests of Dr. Furman Angel
at his fishing lodge on B.uck creek
during the first week in August.
Report Of Finding Tax
Book Proves Erroneous
A report that one of the missing
tax books, which disappeared sev
eral years ago, had been found
caused quite a stir on .the streets
one day last -week, but. investiga
tion showed it to be just a mass
of old return blanks which had
been hauled away after the con
tents had been entered on the per
f Dry man's Chapel To
Have Rally Day
The members and friends of
' Dryman's Chapel are sponsoring an
all-day rally, beginning at 9 a. m.
next Sunday, July 31.
The exercises will start with singn
ing and short talks and a program
v for the Sunday school children, fol
lowed by preaching by the Rev. J.
C. Swaim. The afternoon services
t will be conducted by the Rev. John
Baty, of Highlands.
After this service the ,Upper Tes
erita choir will sing, and any vis
iting singers who may be present.
Everybody invited to attend and
hrinc well-filled baskets.
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Y The Rev. S. R. Crockett will
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conduct the worsnip services ai me
local Presbyterian church " on Sun
day morning at H o'clock.
Sold To Atlanta Couple
Effective August 1
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Hirsch, of
Atlanta, have purchased the Frank
lin Terrace hotel from Mr. and Mrs.
John B. Willis and their daughters,
Misses Mary and Blanche Willis,
who have operated it for the past
Mr. Hirsch, who is a prominent
Georgia insurance man, said he and
his wife will personally operate the
hotel and keep it open the year
around. It previously has been
operated only as a summer resort.
Mr. and Mrs. Willis and their
daughters said their future plans
were undertermined, except- that
they will remain in Franklin.
Mr. and Mrs. Hirsch will assume
direction of the hotel on August 1
and ha"ve announced they expect to
make several Improvements on the
property. Mr. Hirsch owns other
property in Franklin, where he has
spent summer Vacations for many
Rev, A. A. Haggard To Be
In Charge Of Services
The Rev. A. A. Angel announces
that a revival will start in Frank
lin on Sunday, July 31.
The revival will be held at the
FnerrdshTp Tabernacle, orf - Wayah
street, starting Sunday afternoon at
3 o'clock, and services will be held
each evening throughout the series
of from four to six weeks, at 7:45.
The Rev. A. A. Haggard, general
evangelist and pastor of the First
Baptist church, of Newport, Tenn.,
will do the preaching.
Mr. Haggard .will have his evan
gelistic singer, Mr. Theron Bunting,
of Bowling Green, Fla., with him.
Mr. Haggard comes very highly
recommended as a- great gospel
preacher and powerful evangelist.
It is hoped that the entire county
will hear Mr. Haggard.
These meetings are strictly inter
denominational and all who attend
will be greatly benefitted.
Nantahala Forest Is
Featured bn Radio
The scenic and recreational at
tractions of the Nantahala national
forest were featured on the Na
tional Farm and Home Hour pro
Mrs. Elizabeth S. Pitt, of the
Washington office of the U. S.
forest service, told radio listeners
on a national hookup of the points
of interest in the Nantahala coun
try. In her 15-minute program en
titled "Travels to Vacation Land,"
Mrs. Pitt told of the rich Indian
legendary background of the forest
and related the legend of the balds.
Wayah Bald, Nantahala Gorge, Cul
lasaja Gorge, Standing Indian
Mountain, the Joyce Kilmer Me
morial Forest and the recreational
developments in the Nantahala Na
tional forest were vividly described.
Mrs. Franks Honored
By Welfare Institute
At a dinner and business meeting
of the North Carolina association
of county superintendents of pub
lic welfare, held at the Carolina
Inn, Chapel Hill, during the nine
teenth annual public welfare .insti
tute, the following officers were
elected : .
President, A. W. Daughtry, sup
erintendent public welfare, Samp
son county, Clinton; vice-president,
Mrs. Eloise G. Franks, superinten
dent public welfare, Macon county,
Franklin ; secretary, W. E. Stanley,
superintendent public welfare, Dur
ham county, Durham,
Chief of Police C. D. Baird had
a hectic time Monday and Tues11
day of this week trying to locate
two girls who disappeared from
Franklin Sunday night.
The' girls, Dorothy Solesbee, 14,
and Liza Jennings, 15, were skat
ing on the street late Sunday aft
ernoon and were said to have been
picked up by three young Franklin
boys and taken to Arrowood. The
boys, claim to have returned to
own about 11 :3() that night and
let the girls but of the car, sup
posing that they would go to the
homes where( they were staying.
But the girls are said to have
caught a ride to Atlanta and were
picked up there by a party com
ing this way and put out at Tal
lulah Falls, where they were found
The girls were brought back to
Franklin and sent to their homes.
Dorothy Solesbee is the daughter
oftMrs. Pink Solesbee, of the Flats
section of Macon county. For the
past week she had been at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Liza Jennings is the daughter of
Mrs. Virge Jennings, of ' Lone
Mountain, Tenn. For the past two
years she has been staying at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. John Archer.
Future Farmers Attend
White Lake Camp
A number of the members of the
Future Farmer chapter of . the
Franklin high school will leave here
Monday morning, August 1, to at
tend the summer recreational camp
at White Lake which is owned and
operated by the approximate 15,000
members of the Young Tar Heel
Farmer organization of this state.
The purpose of the camp is to
furnish a wholesome and an en
joyable week of recreation for the
young farmers after the crops are
"layed by." In addition to being a
place for entertainment, the trip
itself affords a good educational
tour. The boys will travel over al
most the whole length of the state
on their way to camp, and they
will return cm Saturday by way of
a route across the entire state of
On Thursday, most of the boys
will see the ocean for the first time
when the group will spend the day
at Wrightsville Beach. Although the
exact number and names of those
who will make the trip could not
be learned, the following will be
among the group: Claude Southard,
Albert Ramsey, Berlin Welch, Ray
mond Culver, . Roy Fouts, Claude
Leatherman, Charles Ferguson and
Bryant McClure. W. H. Finley, the
vocational agriculture teacher, will
be in charge of the group until it
returns on Saturday.
A new mduntain camp for Young
Tar Heel Farmers has recently been
acquired at the site of an abandoned
CCC camp near Barnardsville. The
purpose of this camp is to relieve
the increasingly overcrowded con
ditions at the White Lake camp
and to furnish an opportunity for
those members who live in the coas
tal plain section of the state to
visit the mountains.
George Stalcup v
Reported Much Improved
George Stalcup, who was taken to
Duke hospital for examination and
treatment several days ago, was re
ported today to be much improved.
It was thought at first that it
would be necessary to operate for
the removal of a blood clot on his
brain, but further examination is
said to have decided the attending
physicians that the operation was
not needed, and he is expected to
W. G. Barker
Passes Monday At Home
On Lakey Creek
William G. Barker, 74, died at
his home on Lakey Creek, a sec
tion of Macon county, Monday
nfght at 9 o'clock. He was taken
with appoplexy about 7 o'clock Mon
day evening while cutting stove
Mr. Barker, a farmer, and well
known citizen of Macon county,
was born in Jackson county. He
was the son of Warren and Edith
Barker, of Jackson county. He
moved to this county in 1906 from
Alarka, in Swain county. He was
a staunch democrat and a 'member
of the Oak Grove Baptist church.
Mr. Barker had been married
four times. The first marriage was
to Miss Mary Frady, and to this
union six children survive. They
are: Mrs; Lily Smith, of Swain
county; Mrs. Lulia Jenkins, Mrs.
Charlotte Lakey, and Mrs. Pink
Martin, all of Etna, and two sons,
James and Henry Barker, of Bay
boro, N. C. The second marriage
was to Mrs. Ann Barker, of Alar
ka, in Swain county. The third was
to Miss Jennie Lakey, of Etna,
and the fourth marriage was to
Mrs. Elzie Garrett, of Swain coun- J
ty, who survives him. Several
grandchildren also survive.
The funeral services were held
at the Riverview Methodist church
on Wednesday morning at 11
o'clock, with the Rev. W. L.
Bradley in charge.
Booker T. England Dies
As Result Of Stab
Booker T. England, 30-year-old
negro, died Sunday night as the
result of a knife wound said to
have been '. inflicted by Lucile
Conley, 16-year-old negro girl.
England is said to have gone to
the Conley home for the purpose
of taking the girl for a ride with
him, and it is alleged that he be
came angered when the girl's
mother refused to let her go with
him, and became very abusive.
People who were near by at the
time said that England had a knife
and a stone he had picked up, and
that ' the girl secured a knife in
the house. The battle occurred in
the road near the house, and Eng
land received a wound which pen
etrated his heart.
The girl was placed in jail pend
ing a hearing which was called for
Wednesday afternoon, but was
postponed upon request of the
prosecution -until Friday, August 5,
at 10 a. m.
The girl was later released under
Funeral services for England
were held Monday afternoon at
the Sugarfork cemetery.
Fifth Sunday Singing
At Courthouse Sunday
The fifth Sunday singing conven
tion will meet at the Macon county
courthouse Sunday for' the regular
all-day singing, announced James
M. Raby, president of the conven
tion. Classes, quartets, duets and all
singers in the county are invited to
come and take part in the singing.
Singers from Swain, Clay, Chero
kee, Graham, Jackson and Hay
wood counties have been extended
an invitation. Also singers in Geor
gia and South Carolina have been
notified, and the general public is
cordially invited. ,,
Flower Show Prizes
At Angel's Drug Store
The prizes to be awarded at the
flower show Saturday will be on
display Friday at Angel's Drug
FARM TOUR TO
Dinner To Be Served At
By S. W. MENDENHALL .' .
On Wednesday, August 10, the
eighth annual Rotary Form Tour
and Picnic will be held. Those de
siring to go on the tour will as
semble at the new Agricultural
building and be ready to leave
promptly at 9 o'clock. This year
they will inspect improvements in
the home as well as improvements
on. the farm, therefore it. is desired
that as many farm women as men
take advantage of the tour and see
what is going on in the bounty.
Transportation will be furnished
by the business men of Franklin at
no cost to any one. However, if
you hae a car it will be greatly
appreciated if you will fill it up in
your neighborhood, thus helping
with the transportation, also giv
ing more people an opportunity to
go on the tour.
The dinner this year will b.e
served at the new Agricultural
building by the women of the Holly
Springs community. As usual the
charge to each person for this
dinner will be 25 cents.
After the dinner a program has
been arranged that will be most
interesting to every one. The . pro
gram will -consist of the dedication
of the new Agricultural building.
We are particularly anxious for
every one in the county to see this
new building that was made pos
sible by the county cooperating
with the works progress adminis
tration. This new Agricultural building
contains offices for the home dem
onstration agent, the county and
assistant county agent, the farm
security office and an auditorium
for farm meetings.
This will be a most enjoyable
and profitable day. Every one in
the county is invited.
Forest Service Transfers
Rowland To Gainesville
Forest Supervisor Paul H. Ger
rard announces, that Charles A.
Rowland, who has been in charge
of timber and wild life manage
ment on the Nantahala national
forest, is being transferred to the
Chattahoochee national forest with
headquarters at Gainesville, Ga., on
August 1. The Chattahoochee forest
is preparing for a sustained yield
cut of about 16 million board feet
annually, and the transfer repre
sents a promotion and added re
sponsibility over that of his job
Mr. Rowland started in on this
forest as technical foreman in May,
1933, in connection with the CCC
program. Later he received an ap
pointment as junior forester after
passing the Civil Service examina
tion. As" junior forester he worked
on timber surveys, timber volume
studies, timber stand improvement
work, and as project superintendent
in charge of a CCC camp. He was
then promoted to timber manage
ment assistant on the supervisor's
staff, which position he has held
for nearly three years.
Mr. Rowland's position will be
filled by the promotion of Ray W.
Brandt to this job. Mr. Brandt
entered the forest service as junior,
forester in January, 1936. His en
tire service on this . forest has
been in connection with timber
Siler Family To
Meet August 4
The Siler family gathering will
be held at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Gilmer A. Jones, on the
Georgia road on Thursday, August
4. All the descendants of this clan
are cordially invited to attend toe
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