THURSDAY, DECEMBER I, ltii
t)Ie HANBUtt ma and the Highland fcixccmiAN
Church of. th Ina&rnation
Rev. Frank Bloxham, Rector
10 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a, m. Holy communion and
sermon. - '
Highland Methodiat Church
Rev. W. F. Bwadla, Pastor
10 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m Worship.
3 p. m. Worship.
8 p. m. Wof ship.s
Highland Presbyterian Church
Rev. R,' Bj DuPree, Pastor
10 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a.1 m.-Worship.
7:30 p. m. Christian Endeavor.
Highlands Baptist Church
Rev. J. G. Benfield, Pastor
10 a. rri. Sunday pchool.
11 a. m. Sermon.
6:4.5 p. m. B. Y. P. U.
7 :45 p. m. Sermon.
Mr. and Mrs.-Robert Lee Moore,
of Lake City, Fla., announce the
marriage of their daughter to Har
ry Raymond Wright, of Highlands.
Miss Moore attended the high
school in Lake City, Florida State
College for Women in Talla
has.see, and later took a business
course in Jacksonville. For the past
two years she has been employed
in the business office of the South
ern Bell Telephone & Telegraph
Mr. Wright is a native of High
lands where he attended high
school. In the .spring of 1935 he
graduated from North Carolina
State Forestry school with honors,
and is now employed by the United
States forest service in Lake City.
NANTAHALA COUNTRY CLUB
ELECTRIC SYSTEM SOLD
At the, regular, monthly meeting
of the mayor and-board of com
missioners of the town of High
lands Tuesday night, December 6,
a resolution was passed accepting
the proposition made by the High
lands Nantahala Country club to
sell its electric distribution system
to the town of Highlands.
A new electric line has recently
been constructed from the town to
the club and a sub-station installed
on the club grounds. The entire
system will be reconditioned to in
sure perfect service to this fast
NEW TEN-CENT STORE ..
TO OPEN SATURDAY
Saturday, December 10, will mark
the opening ,of the Charles J. An
derson five and ten cents store on
Fourth street, next door to High
lands Drug store. .
In addition to the usual line of
merchandise found in stores of. this
class, there will be a fairyland of
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Christmas toys to delight the heart
of every child, gifts for the entire
family, and among the many other
things, a nice assortment of bulk
candies. A' souvenir will be given to
each child visiting the store on
opening day. There will also be a
box into which the children may
drop their letters to Santa Claus.
Mr. Anderson is trying to con
tact Santa Claus, and hopes if
possible to have him visit the store
in person on SaUipday, December
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A professional from Atlanta has
been m the store since Monday ar
ranging the ' display and getting
ready ( for the opening. Mrs. Hunter
Young, of. Highlands, will have
charge of the management, and
there will be a number of extra
clerks for fhe holiday trade. The
store is distributing a circular which
shows that prices are in line with
the standard prices found in ten
cent stores of other towns. 1 '
The new 24x62 foot store is of
brick construction, and the floors
are of select hardwood. The display
counters in the center aisle are of
the most modern type. The lighting
system is unusually good. There
are 18 up-to-the-minute fixtures,
with approximately 3100 watt capac
ity, making this place the most
brilliantly lighted store in High
lands, E. P. ROBERTS DIES
IN NEW YORK CITY
E. P. Roberts died at the home
of his daughter, Mrs, Dan H.
Woodward, in New, York City last
Thursday, after an illness of sever
al weeks. Funeral services were
held in Atlanta on Saturday, De
cember 3. Mr. Roberts, a retired
insurance executive, owned a beau
tiful .summer home on Lake Se
quoyah, and spent much of his time
here. He will be greatly missed by
the people of Highlands.
C C. POTTS CHAIRMAN
C. C Potts has been appointed
Macon county chairman of the
President's birthday for the Nation
al Infantile Paralysis Foundation.
Mr. Potts is just in receipt of an
outline of the new 50-50 plan sent
out by Keith Morgan, chairman of
the . national executive committee,
from which the following interest
ing excerpts are taken :'
"On November 10, the trustees of
the National Foundation for Infan
tile Paralysis unanimously voted
for the establishment of a perma
nent chapter plan ... so that the
local problems, could be combatted
and immediate aid be given to those
suffering from thU- terrible afflic
"The trustees have authorized me
as chairman of this committee to
advise that this year county chair
men are to divide the funds raised
by the various community efforts
on a 50-50 basis. One-half will be
sent to this committee and the
OPENS DECEMBER 10
Toys for the Children and Gifts for Everyone
WE HAVE JUST WHAT YOU WANT AT PRICES
FROM 5f UP
Free Gift to Every Child Opening Day
WAGONS, TRAINS, AUTOS, TRACTORS,
SICXTES, CANDY, DOLLS, NUTS, FRUITS,
AND HUNDREDS OF OTHER ITEMS
Anderson's 5 and 10 Cent Store
Highlands, N. C. ,
county chairman will hold the other
half in trust, until the new chapter
of the national foundation embrac
ing this county has been establish
ed. "After January 30, or upon con
clusion of this year's campaign for
funds, the successful county chair
men of the committee for the cele
bration of the President's birthday
will be invited by the foundation to
assist in the establishment of these
new chapters, whose membership
will be comprised of representa
tives from all of the communities
playing a part in the, fight."
Mr. Potts is Ht present busy se
lecting a chairman for each town
ship in the county.
P.-T. A. GIVES
The Parent-Teacher Association
gave a musical program alter the
leguiar business meeting on Tue,s
Oay, December 6, with piano solo's,
piano duets, and vocal duets. Two
Christmas selections were played by
Mane jNeeiy and Airs. Summer,
'ihe audience sang "Hark the iler
ald Angels Sing," with Mr. DuPree
leading. Mr. tsenfield pronounced
Refreshments were served in the
lunch room consisting of chicken
a ia king, toasted orange marma
lade sandwiches, and coifee.
SCHOOL PAPER GIVES
The December 2nd issue of The
Mountain Trail, published by the
Highlands school, gives some par
ticularly interesting school statistics.
These statistics cover the period
from 193-0 to 1937-38 and show
an increase in the enrollment of
pupils from 11(S to 356, and an in
crease in the number of teachers
from four to 11 over the same per
FUNMAKERS ELECT '
. At a meeting of the Funmakers.'
club on Thursday evening, Decemb
er 1, Elmer McDowell was re
elected president. Other officers are
Jessie Keener, vice-president; Marie
Neely, secretary-treasurer ; Harold
McConnell and Margie Waller,
The churches of Highlands are
cooperating with this club in put
ting on a Christmas pageant, with
approximately 20 people in the play.
There will be a boys' chorus, a
girls' chorus and an adult chorus
of 112 each.
MRS. DAVID McCALL
Mrs. David McCall, 55, died at
her home in the Turtle Pond sec
tion Sunday afternoon, December
4, at 1 o'clock, following a 12 days'
illness due to pneumonia.
Mrs. McCall, the former Miss
Rose McClure, spent her entire life
in Macon county. She professed
faith in Christ in early youth and
was for many years an active mem
bet of the Gold Mine Baptist
Funeral services were conducted
Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock by
the Rev. J. O. Nix, of Satolah, Ga.,
and burial was in the Millen Cem
Surviving are her husband, David
McCall; four lona, Sam, Lymani
and Edgar, of the Turtle Pond sec
tion; and Elmer, of St. Augustine,
Fla.; a number of grandchildren;
one sister, Mrs. Maggie Russell,
and three brothers, Lee, Parker
and Erwin McClure, all of Macon
Miss Mary Freeman, of Cherokee,
is spending .some time with her sis
ter, Mrs. Floyd Wiley and Mr.
Wiley. , '
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Burt left
last Friday for Sarasota, Fla. They
will visit a number of interesting
places while in "Florida, and ex
pect to be away several weeks.
Mrs. C. E. Mitchell is visiting
relatives and friends in Macon and
Hawkinsville, Ga. Mrs. Mitchell will
return to Highlands about the first
of the year.
M rs. Herbert Rice and children,
Polly and Warren, left Sunday for
West Palm Beach, Fla., where they
will join Mr. Rice, who has been
in that city for the past twO
months. Mrs. Rice and childrep
were accompanied by L. W. 'Rice,
Jr., who expects to be away only
a few days.
Colonel and Mrs. Elliott Oaziarc
were visitors in Gainesville, Ga.,
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Monroe, of
New Orleans, are spending a few
days ' at their Highlands home,
MLss Esther Elliott who has been
visiting her sister, Mrs. W. W.
Cunningham and Mr. Cunningham,
in Scarsdale, N. Y., for the past six
weeks has returned to her home on
Satulah. En route home Miss El
liott spent several days, in Washing-,
ton, D. C, the guest of her brother
Beginning Saturday. December 10
For a short time I will sell feeds and groceries
at cost. Come and see me. I can save you money.
CHRISTMAS GIFTS I
Watches, Rings, Lockets, and Many Other jj
Items to Select From Which Would Make :1
Suitable and Lasting Gifts.
and slittr-ln-law, Mr. and Mrs,
George Wilson, Who 'has been
quite ill with pneumonia, is report
ed to.be improving. Mr. Wilson
has been an employee of the Potts
Brothers Grocery store for a num
ber of years,
Mr. and Mrs. J. E.' Root return
ed Tuesday from a several days'
stay in Asheville.
Miss Estelle Edwards has return
ed from a several days' visit in
Athens, Ga., where she was the
guest of Miss Rebecca Rogers, a
student of the University of Geor
gia, at Miller Hall. Miss Edwards
attended the Sigma Chi formal
opening dance Saturday night.
The members of the Christian
Endeavor enjoyed a "tacky" party
at the manse on Thursday evening
of last week. This party was given
by the losing side in the November
contest. There will be another con
test for the month of December.
The U. S: bureau of agricultural
economics expects the 1939 Irish
potato crop to total about 310,000,
000 bushels, a crop smaller by 60,
000,000 bushels than that of 1938.
CAN YOU AFEORD
TO BE WITHOUT IT
Funeral Benefit Insurance Costs
Are Surprisingly Small
Rates From 2y2c Month Up
According To Age
Benefits are Provided in the
Amount of $100 for Persons
Over 10 Years of Age and in
the . Amount of $50 for Per
sons Under 10 Years of Age.
Bryant Burial Ass'n.
Franklin, N. C.
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