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THURSDAY, ANGUSf S, 1939
THE FftANKLlri PRESS AND THE HlCHUNbS MACON IAN
More Applications Than
Places; Director To
Arrive Aug. 10
It now seems assured that Frank
lin will have a f ir.st class 50-p.iece
band in . the near future. Those
win) are working for the organiza
tion state that more applications
have been received than there' are
places to be filled, and J. (I.
Womble, who will train and di
rect the band, is expected to arrive
in Franklin on- August 10, and will
start to work at once, lie will.be
accompanied by . his wife, who is
also a musician.
Mr. Wimble is a- graduate of
both Mars Hill and Davidson col
leges. ,11c has done considerable
work at Appalachian State Teach
ers' college and the University of
North Carolina. While at Mars
Hill and the University he played
in the bands there.' He also played
in the orchestra of Davidson, Ap
palachian and Mars Hill colleges.
Jn addition to his .band and or
chestra' experience, he was a
member of the (ilee clubs of Mars
Hill, Appalachian, and Davidson.
His training in music includes les
sons on pipe organ, piano, trumpet,
saxophone, clarinet, and violin.
Mrs. Womble is a graduate of
Appalachian State Teachers' college.
She has had extensive training on
piano, .saxophone, and clarinet, and
has helped her husband in organiz
ing and training his bands.
Trior to their coming to Frank
lin, the Wombles were for two
years at the J. . W. Cannon high
school at Kanruapolis. While there
Mr. Womble coached his band to
win a second place in the North
Carolina state music contest.
Miss Ella Cunningham, 67
Dies At Cullasaja
Miss Ella Cunningham, 67, died
at her home at Cullasaja last Fri
day ' night after an jllnes,s' of 10
days ' w'th pneumonia.
Miss Cunningham, a daughter of
the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Cunningham, lived her entire life
' in Macon county. She was a mem
ber of the Salem Methodist church.
Surviving are one brother, John
Cunningham, Cullasaja, and one sis
ter, Mrs. Lula Blaine, Franklin.
Funeral services were held at the
Bethel Methodist church Saturday
afternoon at 4 o'clock, with the
Rev. Harry S. Williams, pastor,
officiating. Interment was in the
Pallbearers were Robert Blaine
Fred Blaine, Lester Arnold, L. B
Higdon, Carl Higdon and Wiley
Vacation Bible School
Closed Last Saturday
The Vacation Bible school licit'
at Morrison Presbyterian church on
the Georgia road, clpsed on Satur
day with a picnic held at the Ar
rowood Glade. Sixty pupils were
enrolled with an average atten
dance for the 10 days of 40 pupils
The .school vyas in charge of Mr.
Hubert Warrllaw. mpmliiT of the
student t)ody of Columbia Theo
logical Seminary, at Decatur, Ga.;
and a, special worker for the sum
mer months in Asheville Presby
tery. Assisting ' hiirri in the work
were Miss Frances Riddle, of Co
lumbia, S. C, Mrs. Wilson Smart
and the Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Flan
agan, of Franklin.
A . . 1 - ' C , 1
il me picnic on jaiuruay . cer
tificates were presented to those
who completed the . work- for the
period with special rewards; to
those making a perfect attendance
record for the 10 days.
No fundamental changes from
the existing program are proposei
in the AAA program for 1940, say,
E. Y. Floyd, AAA executive officer
y State college.
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Passes Saturday At Home
Miss Meta Amnions, 68, died at
t)fe home of her brother, Klias V.
Amnions, on Franklin Route 4,
Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock
after an illness of three weeks
due to heart trouble.
She was the daughter of the
late John, and Martha Higdon
Amnions and was born and reared
in Macon county where ' she lived
her entire life. She was a member
of the Holly Springs Baptist
church and had made her home
with her brother, for' the past 25
Funeral services were held Sun
day afternoon at 3 o'clock at the
Holly Springs Baptist church with
the Rev. James 1. Vinson, of Dil
lard,. tla., Route 1, officiating. In
terment was in the church ceme
tery. ' ' ' '
The pallbearers were, six neph
ew,: l'aul Ammons, Charlie Wil
liams, Rogers Amnions, Eugene
Potts, Owen Amnions, and Arthur
Surviving are two brothers, Elias
V. Amnions, of Franklin Route' 4,
and Alex A. Ammons, of Prime
ville, Ore., anil three sisters, Mrs.
Thomas Houston, of Primeville,
Ore., Mrs. Paul Held, of Ashland,
Ore., and Mrs. J. W. Williams, of
Franklin Route 4.
Children Of Mrs. L. E.
Smith Hold Reunion
On Sunday, July 30, the children
of Mrs. L. E. Smith met at her
home on Franklin Route 4,- for a
family reunion. AH the children
were present and a picnic dinner
was served on the lawn.
Those present were Mr. and Mrs.
G. C. Smith and children, who live
with Airs. Smith; Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Sellers and daughter, of
Franklin Route 4; Mr. and Mrs.
R. V. Smith and children, Mr. and
Mrs. Lewis Smith and daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Saunders and
children, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Shuler
and children, all of Canton; Mr.
and Mrs. C. E. Smith, Mr. and
Mrs. C. L. Smith and daughter of
Sylva, and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn
Saunders and children of Hope
well, Va. Others present besides
the family were Mrs. Ellen' Craw
ford of Franklin Route 1 ; Doc
Saunders, of Franklin Route 4;
Misses Edith Henson, Mildred
Shuler and Master Junior Hipps,
Several 'friends - called in the
afternoon and. all enjoyed the day
Revival To Begin
At Asbury Sunday
. A series of revival services will
begin at the Asbury Methodist
church at Otto, on Sunday night,
August 6, it has been announced
by the Rev. J. C. "Swaim, pastor,
who" will be in charge of the ser
vices. The song services will begin at
7 :30 o'clock each night, and preach
ing services will begin at 8 o'clock.
During the day there will be a
vacation Bible school held for chil
dren from four years through 15
years of age. The general public
is invited to attend these services.
At Sugarfork Sunday
A second temperance meeting
will be held next Sunday, August
6, at 2 p. m., at Sugarfork church.
We will have a lecture, songs',
selections from books, papers, etc.,
and will close with a sermon ort
temperance by the ReV. Ivon L.
Roberts, pastor of' the Franklin
Come and help us fight the
devil and booze. '
Geo. W. Seay, Promoter.
Young Tarheel Farmers ,
To Meet Saturday
The Franklin Chapter of Young
Tarheel Farmers will hold a meet
ing Saturday, August 5, at the
high school.. The time is 2 o'clock.
All members are urged to be pres
Franks Radio Shop -Moved
to McCoy Building
The Franks Radio and Electric
company, with Mack r ranks as
manager, has moved into the Mc
Coy building in the office former
ly occupied by Dr. W. E. Furr,
from his shop over Reeves? hard
ware store. '
Presbyterians To Hear
S. C. Preacher Sunday
The Rev. Ray Riddle, D. D.(
Jiastor of the Shanddoh Presby
terian church of Columbia, S. C,
will occupy the pulpit of the Frank
lin Presbyterian church on Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock in the ab
sence 'of the pastor, the Rev. J.
A- Flanagan, who will be preach
ing in South Carolina at this time.
Everyone is cordially invited to
attend this service. '
Bryant Furniture Co.
AT REASONABLE PRICES
Phone 106 Franklin, N. C.
As the World
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allow Army and Navy to award
contracts for planes to the three
lowest bidders instead of to the
lowest bidder; to make permanent
the Civilian Conservation corps.
The house rules committee recom
mended that a series of widely
divergent amendments ' to the
wage-hour law 'be considered be
fore congress adjourns,
The senate foreign relations
committee on Wednesday approved
legislation to permit the U.' S.
government to construct for cash
and at cost warships and arma
ments for Latin American nations;
killed two resolutions proposing
an investigation into circumstances
surrounding the seizure of Amer
ican oil property by the Mexican
Harry Bridges, w'est coast CIO
leader and native Australian, is
fighting deportation and denied he
is a member of the Communist
party, admitting his union received
Communist aid and that he had
once jokingly said he was a mem
ber. MAYOR LA GUARDIA
IN N. C.
The New York Times claims that
"the biggest Bouncing Ball politic
al candidate is said to be Mayor
La Guardia of . New York, who
doesn't yet know whether he will
be a Democratic or a Republican
candidate for President or vice
president or become an independ
ent New York Supreme Court
chief justice.'' La Guardia was a
visitor in Wilmington last -'weekend.
ARMY AIR CORPS
30 YEARS OLD
Wednesday, August 2, the Army
Air Corps celebrated the 30th an
niversary of the beginning of mil
itary aviation in the world. On
that day in 1909 the Wright .broth
ers sold the first airplane to the
government. Now powerful fight
ing ships approaching a speed of
400 miles an hour and carrying
tons of bombs have developed, from
the frail craft of three decades ago.
NEW PEACH .
The University of Georgia has
announced the development of a
new peach called the Hal-berta.
They grow on trees planted in
1933. The variety is' unusually
large and highly colored and fol
lows the Elberta crop.
SAYRE GOES TO
Francis B. Sayre, assistant Sec
retary of State, has been appointed
High Commissioner of the Phil
ippines to succeed Frank AlcNutt.
TENSION RISES IN DANZIG
Political tension in Danzig reach
ed a high pitch Tuesday when
Nazis accused Poland of starting
a trade war in the Free, City.
Warsaw denied . the charge as
Nazi propaganda and announced
a Nazi spy plot discovered near
the Roumanian border. .
REVOLT IN HOUSE
Prime Minister Chamberlain's
plan to send parliament on a va
cation during the "danger months"
of August and September was sup
ported by a vote of confidence on
Wednesday. Critics in the Labor
party who sponsored a motion to
reconvene Parliament on August 21
instead of October 3, were touch
ed off by a warning from Winston
Churchill that Germany is massing
troops on the Polish frontier and
preparing for a "speedy advance."
Japan studies pact
with germany .
Inside information points to fa
voring by Japanese high army and
navy officers of an outright mili
tary alliance with Germany and
Boy And Girl Scouts
Tp Sponsor Esso Film
The Boy Scouts and the Girl
Scouts of Franklin will sponsor a
return engagement of the Esso
Moving Pictures shown by Thom
as, Ryan, on Friday evening, Aug
ust 4, at 8 p. m. at the Scout
house. Pictures shown will be
"News in the Air," New York
the Wonder City," and a "Mickey
Mouse" comedy. The performance
will be free, the Boy Scouts and
Girl Scouts cordially invite all par
ents and friends to enjoy this good
show of talking pictures with them
at scout headquarters. This is the
second time that the Esso Pictures
have been shown in Franklin. They
are interesting and enjoyable.
New Telephone At
City Pressing Club
A telephone has been installed
by the City Pressing Club, Mrs.
Tim Hoilman, proprietor. The
number i 75, '
Invents Snow Cruiser for Antarctic Trip
tit xWi '
Dr. Thomas C. Foulter of the research foundation of Armour Institute
of Technology Is pictured with a model of the Antarctic snow cruiser,
carrying a five-passenger airplane, which he will build for the United
States Antarctic expedition setting out this fall. The completed snow
cruiser will be 55 feet long, 10 feet high and 15 feet wide. The plane, car
ried on top, can be demounted in 10 minutes. Rear Adm. Richard'E. Byrd,
who will head the expedition, plans his latest dash to the pole for some
time in October.
BAPTIST W. M. U. TO
MEET AUGUST 10
The Woman's Missionary Union
of the Franklin Baptist church
will hold their regular monthly
missionary program at the church
at 3 o'clock on Thursday, August
10. Mrs. J. Horner Stockton will
be in charge of the i program. All
members are urged to attend.
Rev. Frank Bloxham spent the
past week visiting friends in Wash
ington, D. C, and Alexandria
Theological Seminary, Va. He was
accompanied -by Allen Ordway,
who also visited friends in Wash
, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Childers
and two children, Thelrha and
Billy, of Hopewell, Wash., are
spending several . days with Mr.
Childers' mother, Mrs. Alice Chil
ders, and other relatives in and
Mr. and Mrs. 'Albert Enloe, of
Akron, Ohio, came in Monday to
attend the funeral of his mother,
Mrs. T. B. Enloe. While here they
will spend a few days with rela
tives on Cartoogechaye.
Misses Lyda and Louise Siler
spent Monday in Robbinsville with
relatives and friends. ,
Mr. and Mrs. Sanford E. Mann
announce the birth of a son, Doug
las ' Bascombe, at their home on
Route 2, on Monday, July 17.
A daughter, Fay, was born to
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mangess at
Angel hospital on Sunday, July 30.
.Born, Thursday, August 3, 8:30
A. M. to Mr. and Mrs. Ben W.
Woodruff, a son, Benjamin Wil
son, Junior, weight 10 pounds.
Funeral Held Wednesday
For Mrs. T. B. Enloe
Mrs. Clara Allman Enloe died
at her home in the upper Cartoo
gechaye section at 4 o'clock Mon
day afternoon. Death followed an
illness of two days due to a heart
attack. . ,
Mrs. Enloe was the daughter of
the late George and Martha Craw
ford Allman. She was born and
reared in Macon county.
Surviving are her husband, T,
B. Enloe; one daughter, Miss Irene
Enloe, of Franklin Route 1 ; three
sons, Turner and Chalmar, of
Franklin Route 1, and Albert, of
Akron, Ohio; and one sister, Mrs.
Thad Waldroop, of Franklin Route
Funeral services were held at
Maiden Chapel M. E. church Wed
nesday afternoon at 2:30. The Rev.
J. C. Swaim, pastor, was in charge,
assisted by the Rev. R. F. May
berry. Pallbearers were eight nephews,
Barnes, Jake S., Gilmer, Burrell,
Nelson, Charles and Bert Waldroop
and Cylde Enloe.
Workers' School Held
At Methodist Church
A Christian Workers' school was
held this week at the Franklin
Methodist church beginning Sunday
evening and continuing through
The school was conducted by
Miss Elizabeth Oliver, of Salis
bury, who was instructor in teach
ing methods,, and the pastor, the
Rev. Ivon L. Roberts, who was in
charge of the worship instruction.
The school was well attended
and much good was accomplished
during the four days.
Box Supper At Salem
It is announced that a box sup
per and cake walk will be given
at Salem school house next Sat
urday night, August 5. .
There will be string music and
fun for everybody who attends. ,
baptist Ministers To
Meet Monday, August 7
The ministers of the Macon
county Baptist . association will
meet at the Franklin Baptist
church Monday morning, August
7, at 11 o'clock, for a period of
Bible study and fellowship, an
nounced the Rev. R. F. Mayberry,
president of the association. All
members are urged to attend.
By MARY JO SETSER
Carter Hurst, who has been
working in Raleigh this -summer,
returned to his home Tuesday for
a visit with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. H. C. Hurst.
Siler Arthur, of Washington
state, returned home Saturday,
after a visit here with his sister
and brother, Mrs. Carl Slagle and
Mrs. S. R. Crockett entertained
her Sunday school class with a
picnic supper at her home Tues
Barbara Hurst, who has been in
Angel hospital suffering from
burn.s received while canning ap
ple sauce, returned to her home
Jean Crawford spent the first
of the week in Atlanta on busi
After planting lespedeza sericea
at different seasons for the past
several years, Emmett Davis, a
demonstration farmer of Marshall,
Madison county, says he secures
the best stands from fall seedings.
J. W. Hudson, Youngisville,
Franklin county, reports N. C.
experiment station 400 is the va
riety showing the most promise in
a tobacco variety test being con
ducted on his farm.
1932 Chevrolet Coach ............ $150
1929 Ford Coupe .. ... ... . . $85
1932 Chevrolet Sedan . .. . $110
EXPERT REPAIRS AND SERVICE
PAINT, BODY AND FENDER WORK
V New and Used Parts
Shell Gasoline, Oils and Lubricants
ROY MASHBURN EARL ENGLISH
Phone 137 Franklin, N. C.
All 1938 Town Taxes not paid by
the second week in August will be
advertised and sold the second
Monday in September. Pay your
taxes now and save cost of adver
tisement and sale.
GEO. DEAN, Clerk
Town of Franklin
S. C. Minister To
Preach At Pleasant Hill
It is. announced that a Baptist,
minister from Anderson, S. C, will
preach at Pleasant Hill Baptist
church next Sunday, August 0, at
11 a. in,
He will have special music and
microphones will be used' in the
yard ,so that those who can't find
seats in the church may hear the
The public is invited to attend.
FOR RENT Four-room down
stairs furnished apartment. Rea
sonable W. F. CURTIS.
WANTED Will pay cash for
one 1929 Model A Ford Coupe in
first class condition. Zickgraf
Hardwood Co., Franklin, N. C.
FOR SALE-p I C pigs, thor
oughbred. Will have a load in
Franklin Saturday afternoon. John
We are interested in all minerals
in this section. Bring samples to
our plant for examination.
Ellis C. Soper, Pres.
J13 4tc A3
FOR SALE Crushed corn feed
meal, 1 cent per pound, baled soy
bean and millet hay, shredded
shucks at 50 cents per bale about
100 lbs. Ada McCoy, Franklin, N. C.
A few bicycles left at $20.00 each.
Built bx the makers of Columbia
Bicycles standard of the world.
Have both boys' and girls' sizes.
If you will buy a wheel see me
quick. C. T. BLAINE
i in Bou"
J GRADES (
SOLES and HMLS
to suit vour sAmi tf your pvm
MACON SHOE SHOP
Formerly Wilion't Shoa Shop
Eait Main St Franklin. N. C
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