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THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 1039
THE FRANKLIN PRESS AND THE HIGHLANDS MaCONIaN
Churdh of the Inaarnation
, Rev. Frank Bloxham, Rector
4 p. m. Evening prayer and
(No service April 30th.)
Highlands Presbyterian Church
Rev. R. B. DuPree, Pastor
10 a. m. Church school.
11 a. m Worship.
7:30 p. m. Christian Endeavor.
Highlands Methodist Church
Rev. W. F.' Beadle, Pastor
11" a. ,m. Quarterly meeting.
3 p. m. Worship. ( . ,
Highlands Baptist Church
Rev. J. G. Benf ield, Pastor
10 a. m Sunday school.
11 a. m. Sermon.
6:45 p. m. B. T. U.
7:45 p. m. Sermon.
The following engagement an
nouncement, appearing in last Sun
day's Asheville Citizen, will be of
interest to Highlands people, since
Mr. DePre, who' is an assistant
engineer on the Walhalla road, has
made many friends during his stay
"Mrs. Murray Pleasant Critcher,
of Boone, has announced the en
gagement of her daughter, Miss
Martha Louise Critcher, to Paul
Jones DePre, of Highlands, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank DePre, of
Mortimer; The wedding will take
place in June."
VACATION CAMP TO
OPEN ON JULY 3
Billy Cabin Farm Camp, a daily
vacation camp for children under
six years of age, will be opened by
Mrs, Jack Wilcox on July 3. Mrs.
Wilcox's idea, is to have the camp
as informal and as nearly like a
child's life on the farm as possible.
Th (ildren;.wiUJje..,,called for. in
town in the mornings ana Drougm
n nwn in the afternoon.
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Billy Cabin Farm is ideally suited
for a camp of this sort, and Mrs.
Wilcox has had a great deal of ex
perience in this kind of work. She
was for some years connected with
the Girl Scout movement, was head
counselor of the junior-age group
at camp Osoha-on-the-Dunes in
Frankfort, Mich., for two years,
and taught dramatics at Camp
Trillium here last summer.
The camp will be open from
July 3 through August Jl, ana a
number of applications have al
ready been received.
TO BEGIN FRIDAY
Commencement excercises in the
Highlands school will begin with
the graduation of the seventh
grade Friday morning, April 28, at
- The baccalaureate .sermon will be
delivered by the Rev. R. B. DuPree
Sunday, April 30, at 11 o'clock.
Monday evening, May 1, at 8
o'clock the seniors will present a
three-act play, "The Absent-Minded
Professor." The cast of char
acters are: Uncle Barney, the Ab-sent-Minded
Professor, L. C. Nix;
Aunt Jessica, his sister-in-law,
Mozelle Bryson; Josephine, her
daughter, Margie Waller; Sharon,
Uncle Barney niece, Doris Potts;
Joan, her sister, Marveta Reese ;
Joe Watson, Sharon's suiter, Har
old McConnell; Dave Carter, Joe's
roommate, Richard Zoellner; Miss
Melvina, the family housekeeper,
Manila Reese; Esmerelda, "Four
Times a Widow," Peggy Thomp
son; Mr. Butler, the reader of the
will, Vernon Aiken. :
Class night, reading and declama
tion contests will be held Tuesday
evening at 8 o'clock. The , seniors
will give the class history, will and
testament, prophecy, and other
short sketches in the form of a
play, The history will cover the
four years, in high school, and will
be giyen by Edith Crunkleton. The
will and testament will be given
by Richard Zoellner. The prophecy
by Manila Reese. Marveta Reese
will recite the class poem. Other
members of the class will aid in
carrying out the program.
The following r readings, will be
given: The Crimson Rambler,
Jessie Potts ; Danny's Little Tin
Soldier, Margaret (Rogers ; Eyes,
Mozelle Bryson; Another Spring,
Declamations : The Black Horse
and his Rider, Victor Smith ; Amer
ica A World Power, Elmer Mc
Dowell; Members of the jury I
Demand a Conviction, L. C. Nix.
A gold medal will be presented to
the winner in each contest.
Wednesday evening, May 3, at
8 o'clock, the graduating evercises.
will be held. This will consist of
the Salutatory by L. C. Nix, the
Commencement Address by Mc
Kinley Edwards, prominent Bryson
City attorney, the . Valedictory by
Peggy Thompson, and the presen
tation of diplomas by the principal,
O. F. Summer.
PROGRAM GIVEN BY
ADULT EDUCATION CLASS
A large number of people" en
joyed the program and exhibit of
arts and handcraft given last
Thursday by the adult education
class, under the supervision of their
teacher, Mrs. Annie Westbrook.
The program and exhibit, held in
the Satulah club rooms, took the
place of the monthly social meet
ing of the class. The program was
given in two parts and was :
Part i I. Students' theme song,
Higher' Ground, led1 by the Rev.
R. B. DuPree, scripture reading
23rd Psalm, comments and prayer,
by the Rev. W. F. Beadle; ad
dress of welcome, Mrs. Westbrook;
knotty problems in arithmetic, Mrs.
John Webb ; song, The Frog
Went A-Co,urting, by class accom
panied on guitars by Messrs., Atlas
Vinson and Oscar May; table eti
quette, good, Mrs. Marvin Baty,
bad, Mrs. J. E. Hicks; lesson 'in
English, Mrs. . Eva! Stewart and
Mrs. Jim Baty; current events les
son class and audience ; cake contest,
class and audience; early history of
the Cherokees, Miss Corinne Wil
son; Cherokees of today, Mrs.
Jamie Rogers ; removal of the
Cherokees, Mrs. Elnora Colvard ;
religious and educational activities
of -the. Cherokees, Mrs? Gus Baty;
our pilgrimage, Mrs. Leona Dun
can of Franklin, head teacher of
the adult education class in Ma
con county; closing song, Mistress
Part II. Songs, Maple on the
Hills, and What Would you give in
Exchange for your Soul, by the
Messrs. Vinson and May; intro
duction of advisory council, Mrs.
F. H. Potts, Mrs. W. H. Cobb and
Mrs. Walter Bryson; talks by O.
F. Summer, Highlands school prin
cipal, Mrs. Edith Morgan, area
supervisor; and Mrs Minnie Reese,
state supervisor of WPA and
handcrafts; a short talk by Mayor
W. S. Davi, and the benediction
by the Rev. R. B. DuPree. A so
cial hour followed the program
and sandwiches, cakes and punch
Beautiful patchwork quilts and
candlewick spreads lined the walls
of the main room. Tables were
filled with lovely luncheon sets,
tea cloths, tea . towels, aprons, pil
low cases, scarfs and other arti
cles for the home, all made from
flour sacks, short sacks, sugar
sacks, and salt sacks, with ex
quisite embroidery, crochet and
applique. Numerous handkerchief
bags, potholders, and wall pockets,
etc., were made from scraps of
prints. Especially attractive was
the dress and matching hat made
by Mrs. Claude Keener. The ex
hibit of plaques and tiles in the
applied arts section also drew con
siderable comment. ..
. The class has an average atten
dance of 15 pupils. Mrs. Westbrook
has been teaching this work for
the past five years, is tremendu
ously interested in it, and makes
a most remarkable teacher. She
also has a class in the Flat Moun
FUNERAL HELD TUESDAY
FOR MRS. LIZZIE BROOKS
Funeral services for Mrs. Lizzie
Brooks, widow of the late Robert
Brooks, were conducted Tuesday
afternoon, April 18, at the Clear
Creek Baptist church by the Rev.
Oscar Nix of Satolah, Ga. Mrs.
Brooks died early on the morning
of the 17th at her home in Moun
tain Rest, S. C, following a heart
attack. She was 56 years old and
had been a faithful member of the
Baptist church for 28 years.
Mrs. Brooks is survived by four
daughter and five sons : Mrs.
. .. ' ; ' .' ; . ' '
Douglas Talley and C. T. Brooks,
of Highlands; the Misses Mary,
Gary and Bessie Brooks, and Jim,
Frank, Andy and Jonathan Brooks,
all of Mountain Rest. Surviving
also are three sisters, Mrs; Mack
Wilson and Mrs. Fred Owens, ' Sa
tolah, Ga.; 'Mrs. Lee Brown, Scaly,
and one brother, Ed Chastain, of
Burial was in the Clear Creek
SATULAH CLUB TO
The Satulah Club is sponsoring
a movie, Huckleberry Finn, at
Highlands School Theatre on. Fri
day and Saturday, May 5 and 6,
for the benefit of the club.
MISS NALL ENTERTAINS
CARD CLUB ON APRIL 19
Miss Rebecca Nail entertained
the card club on April 19 at her
home on East Main street. The
flower decorations in the living
room where the two tables of play
ers assembled, were tulips and pan
sies from the hostess' garden. In
the progressive game the high
score prize, a silver flower-holder,
was won by Mis,s Sara Gilder.
Mrs. L. G. Locke, guest played of
the afternoon, was final winner of
the traveling prize, a pair uf knit
Tea was served at the dining
table, which held as a centerpiece
a lovely bowl of yellow tulips.
Mr. Moreland and Pr. Jessie Z.
Moreland leave Sunday for Ral
eigh, where Dr. Moreland will at
tend the convention of the North
Carolina. Dental association on Mon
day, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Miss Eva Potts, of Atlanta, is
spending several days with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Potts, at
John Pjerson, who has spent the
past winter in Miami, Fla., is vis
iting relatives here on his way to
the New York, World's Fair.
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs.
George Mauney were his mother,
Mrs. P. T. Mauney, and J.. B.
Bailey and small daughter, Doris,
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Doran
Russell, a son, on Friday, April
21, at their home on the Dillard
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Cobb have
reutrned from Raleigh where they
visited Mrs. Cobb's brother, A. S.
Perry, who is ill in a hospital
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Trice, of
Tho'masville, Ga., arrived Saturday
for a vacation at their cottage on
East Main street- before opening
Tricemont Terrace for the sum
mer. The . Trices have as their
guests Dr. and Mrs. Ernest. Wahl,
Mr. and Mrs, Joe Higgins, and
Mrs. Frank Eidson, all of Thomas
ville. Dr. and Mrs. Wahl are up to
see about building a summer home
on their Bearpen Mountain prop
S It isn't just the
appearance of your
house that demands
EE attention delayed
JH repairs mean more
S nd bg repair bills
E later out
fij iCOi 13111" 'S"'
erty, and Mrs. Eidson'iis looking
after, improvements to be made on
her recently purchased property on
the Franklin road.
Mrs. Dora Lamb, of Greenville,
S. C, has rented the Placidia
White cottage on Fourth street and.
is opening an antique shop there.
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mclntyre,
of New York City, were week-end
guests of the Rev. and Mrs. R. "B.
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Holmes, of
Clemson College, spent the week
end at their cottage, "Hemlock
House," on Mirror Lake.
Miss ' Eva G. Cleaveland, of
Bridgeport, Conn., is expected to
arrive next week for a visit with
relatives. Miss Cleaveland will leave
Bridgeport on May 2, and stop
over in New York for a .short visit
to the -World's Fair, arriving here
in time for the Cleaveland family
reunion on May 7.
Harry T. Hall, of Raleigh, was
the week-end guest of his brother
and sister-in-law, Mr; and Mrs.
Jack M. Hall.
Among those attending the Lions
club meeting, dinner and dance, at
Sylva last week were Mr. and Mrs.
W. W. Edwards, Mr. and Mrs. S.
A; Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Thad D.
Smith, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Cobb,
and Doyle Burgess.
Frank B. Cook returned Satur
day from South Alabama where
he and Mrs. Cook were called early
last week because of the illness of
Mrs,. Cook's father. Mrs. Cook and
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