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THE FRANKLIN PRESS AND THE HIGHLANDS MACONJAN
THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, U39
Judge Pless To Preside;
Very Few Matters
To Be Handled
The AtKst term of Macon su-'
pcrior court will convene next
Monday with judge J. Will . 1'lcss,
Jr., of Marion presiding
It is expected' that 'all the busi
ness of the court can he concluded
within three or four days. l'or the
first time in many years no civil
calendar was made up and there
will be '.no jury trials of civil mat
ters unless by agreement of coun
sel: The civil business in sight
consists almost entirely of motions
and uncontested divorce suits.
The criminal docket contains no
important cases, most of them be
ing misdemeanors in which pleas
will probably be entered.
Judge 1'less , found that he could
be here only one week and jury
men were .summoned for that week
Bryson Reunion Will
Be Held Next Sunday
Dr. II. T. Hunter, president .of
Western Carolina Teacher's col
lege, will be the principal jieaker
at the annual liryson reunion,
Sunday, August 20.
This reunion will be held at the
home of Mrs. James L. liryson, at
West's J Mill.
Others taking . part on the pro
tram will be: Miss Marian Moody,
of Asheville, who will gie a read
ing-; Miss Mildred Bryson, a vocal
solo: Kuth liryson, a piano solo
several short impromptu talks, and
the Angel quartet will render Sev
eral vocal selections.
All descendants of this clan are
invited to attend and bring baske
Prisoner Shot While
Trying To Escape
Glenn Brown, 22, a prisoner in
the Macon county prison camp, is
a patient in Angel hospital siilter-
ilig from a bullet wound in ins
right leg, received Monday after
noon when he tried to escape.
Young Brown, who was working
on the Turtle" 1'ond . ' road near
Highlands, made his escape but
was captured after making a four
inile getaway. Harold Cabe, prison
guard, vlw made the capture was
forced to shoot him in the leg
with a pistol in order to capture
Brown, from Catawba county,
brought to this county May 1 J, was
sentenced iii 19J7 to sere a 10-year
term for second degree murder.
He' made his escape from Carey
Farm in Wake county and was re
captured in Buncombe county, prior
to being brought to the Macon
By MRS. JOE SETSER
Mrs. J. H. Brookshire and three
young children left Wednesday
for Demorest, Ga., where they
will .spend a lew days visiting her
Mr. and Mrs. John Bulgin anil
young son, Randolph,!: spent Sun
day with Mrs. Bulgin's mother,
Mrs. Fred Slagle.
Mr. and Mrs. ,1. B. Sutherland,
of Winston-Salem, have been
spending a few days with Mrs.
Sutherland's parents, Air. and Mrs.
The Home Demonstration club
held its regular monthly meeting
Wednesday at the home of Mrs.
Carl Slagle. Thi,s was . the first
meeting with the new demonstra
tion 'agent, Miss Florence Stalcup.
Rev. J. C. Swaim filled his reg
ular appointment at . Mt. ZLon
church Sunday morning.
The 4-H club holds its monthly
meeting at' the Slagle school
house Tuesday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Brookshire
entertained relatives and friends
from Demorest, Ga., at their home
Sunday. . .
No "Repaired look"
Makes shoes like NEW!
MACON SHOE SHOP
Formerly Wilton's Shoe Shop
East Main St. Franklin, N. C.
I 1 e0,d
New Catholic School
fee- - '
. St. John's School, pictured above, at 2(K) Church Street, Waynes
ville, will 'open Tuesday, September 5. A private granufiar school, it
will be conducted by the Teaching Order of the Sisters of St. Fran
cis. The building was purchased from the Realty Purchase Corporation,
New Chinese Stamp Honors U, S. Flag
An unprecedented compliment was paid the United States by Chin,
recently when a new stamp was issued to commemorate the 150th anni
versary of the Declaration of Independence by the United States. The
stamp bears the flags of China and the U. S. to symbolize the traditional
friendship that has existed for so many years between the two nations.
As far as is known, this is the first time that an independent nation has
so signally honored the flag of another.
As the World
(Continued From Pge One)
Electric 1'owcr Company by the
I'.VA was completed this week
wlien tA uirector Linemnai
handed a check for 44,728,300 to
Wendell Wilkie, representing the
24 KILLED IN RAIL CRASH
As deaths in the Sunday wreck
oi the' City ot San Irancisco
streamlined train near Reno, Nev
lounted to 24, police pushed a
eneral round-up of suspicious
characters in an effort to find
those guilty of sabotage in the re-
uoval of a rail which caused the
accident that hurtled the $2,0UJ,00U
i rain into a rocky canyon. The
injured numbered 114.
U. S. CALLS ON MEXICO
iO PAY FOR OIL
The U. S. government through
the state department has caueu
on Mexico to pay lor on prop
erties valued at $250,000,000. of
American firms expropriated along
with British and Dutch holdings.
A warning was issued that
threatened a material barrier to
riendly understanding between the
two governments in the best in
terests of the two peoples.
U. S. ARMY MANEUVERS
Fifty-thoutwo sand rain-soaked
troops, joined, in preliminary ma
neuvers in practise of rifle, machine
gin and artillery fire of both reg
ular and national guard units from
nine .stales in northern New York
on Wednesday, as war problems
are worked out in preparation for
next week's large scale war games
These names made front page
news today as the German leader
of'Nazusm in U. S. A, was grilled
as to Bund activities by the Dies
committee. Entertaining incidents
included a near-fistcuf f between
Kep. Starnes (D. Ala.) and Kulin,
growing out of the former's crass
questioning; admission by Kuhn
that he cherishes an abiding dis
like for Asheville's Pelly, and a
great admiration for Germany's
Hitler. Kuhn admitted : contribut
ing . to Hitler's relief fund; re
ceipts of $18,000 in 88 voluntary
contributions during 1938, $2,000
a month in dues, $300 a month
salary from allied organizations.
WPA WORKERS GET RAISE
The Southern States will be ben
efitted by the. new schedule of
Wl'A wages effective September
1. The national average will be
boosted amout $2.50 per month.
President Roosevelt's cruise in
Canadian waters has been delayed
by fog. It was expected that the
Tuscaloosa would turn eastward on
Thursday towards fishing grounds
or into the Gulf of the St. Lawrence,
-Ay yfe : . ; X?-b
$1 'Stau; ?
FLOOD IN ALABAMA
Rising streams forced 40 fami
lies at i'lattsburg, Ala., to abandon
their homes, while 200 men labored
in vain to hold the waters within
bounds. Torrential rains for sev
eral days were not abated Wed
nesday. PASSENGER PLANE
Pan American Airways flying
boat S-43, en route from Miami
to Beunos vires was wrecked in
Rio de Janeiro harbor on Sunday
evening while landing in semi
darkness. Fourteen were killed
when the plane struck a submerg
ed dredger and broke in three
pieces. Only two passengers were
President Roosevelt visited the
scene of the salvage operations ot
the sunken submarine, Sciualus on
Monday off ' the sUores of l'orts
inouth, N. H. and warmly praised
the efficiency of salvage et forts.
The cruiser Tuscaloosa anchored
near the point where the Squalus
wa,s stuck on a mud bank, delay
ing salvage operations.
ON POLISH FRONT j
Conditions are becoming more
critical in the Danzig area as
Germany moves up war machinery
to the Polish border. Italy urges
a conference but Nazi spokesmen
say . there will be no conference
without handing over Danzig to
While Hitler rattles sabers, Mus
solini, urges Poland to change its;
attitude. The Fascist press promis
ed that peaceful settlement would
lead to Hitler's respect for Po
land s economic needs. :
The ; signing of a pledge, by
Britian to aid Poland in case of
either military or economic pene
tration is expected in London dur
ing the next few days.
A Japanese "apology" followed
a strongly worded protest .by the
U. S. consulate-general at Tientsin
for the detention and face-slapping
of a 59 year old American
widow by a Japanese sentry on
Monday. The . Tokyo government
ordered its representatives in North
China to strive for the "friendliest
relations" with Americans.
A slackening of the anti-British
campaign was also indicated pend
ing establishment of better rela
tions between Japan and U. S. A.
Walter Pennington, of Ashe
county, says the best grass in his
pasture is near .the no-grade ter
races he has constructed around
the top of a pasture hill.
Several Henderson county dairy
men are expected to add electric
sterilizers to their equipment in j
the near future, report Farm
Agent G, P. White, I
Of llth And 12th Areas
Consolidation of the WPA of
fices of the llth and 12th areas in
Western North Carolina, . with
headquarters in Asheville, was an
nounced by C. C. McGinnis, state
administrator, in last Friday morn
A. F. Weaver, jr., chief engineer
of the llth area, with headquart
ers in Asheville, was placed m
charge of the combined areas.
However, it was learned at the
Franklin offices of the 12th area
this morning that a small part ot
the 12th area' staff will probably
remain located in Franklin. The
staff will be reduced and some
will be moved to other offices.
Approximately 20 employees with
in these areas will "be eliminated
with a saving of $2,230 a month,
Mr. McGinnis said. These will in
clude county project supervisors
and administrative workers.
Counties combined into one area
are Buncombe, Madison, Yancey,
Mitchell, Henderson and Haywood,
of the' llth area; .and Jackson,
Macon, Swain, Graham, Cherokee,
Clay and Transylvania of the 12th
Colored P.-T. A. Appeals
The Parent-Teacher Association
jf Chapel school appeals for con
ributions to complete the com
munity building for negroes located
mi a lot adjoining the school, do
lated by the Episcopal church. The
uilding is being constructed by
.YA, with logs furnished by the
Over $200 has already been given
y the members of the P.-T. A.
The Chairman, Andrew Ray, wishes
to acknowledge the following con
ributions from white friends in
r'ranklin. Additional contributions
ire requested, which may be given
.o4one of the committee: Ben Ad
ington, Jeter Love, Newt. G. Gib
wn and Andrew Ray, Names of
all, contributors will be printed in
Roy F. Cunnlnghom, $1, A. R.
Higdon $1, O. C. Bryant $1, Roy
Jarpenter $1, Jos. Ashear $1, A.
B. Slagle $1, C. H. Bolton $1, H.
E. Church $1, J. A. Sutton $1,
Medford Mes.ser $1, E. R. Bulloch
$1, W. C. Penn $1, Joel Tompkins
1, J. M. Archer $1, B. L. Mc
,,lamery $1, Dr. Perry $1, Dr. H.
I. Horsley $1, Lester Conley $1,
1'roy Horn $1, T, W. Porter $1,
Dr. W. E. Furr $1, Macon County
Supply Co. $2, Jess Conley $1, John
Cunningham $1, Harley Cabe, $1,
Mrs. J. W. C. Johnson $1.
Other contributors ' are Mrs.
Margaret Ordway, Mr. Hunnicut,
Mrs. Ed. Cunningham, H. T, Sloan.
LOVELY TEA GIVEN FOR
ASTERN STAR VISITORS
A lovely affair was the tea giv
en Wednesday aiternoon from 3:30
o'clock until 5 o'clock at the home
jf Mrs. Herbert E, Church, in
the Orlando apartments on Harri
son avenue, in honor of Mrs. Har
riett L. Powell, worthy grand
matron of the Grand Chapter of
.orth Carolina Order of Eastern
The house was attractively deco
rated with mixed bouquets, carry
ing out the five . colors of the
Eastern Star blue, yellow, white,
cjreen and red.
. The dining table overlaid with
a Chinese embroidered cloth was
centered with a silver hand-beaten
punch bowl. At either end, there
was an old-fashioned bouquet, out-,
lined with lace paper doilie and
tied with green and white tulle,
farther carrying out ' the Eastern
The receiving line was compos
ed of Mrs. Church, Mrs. Powell,
Mrs. Daisy Mae Davis, Miss Leu-
na Tatham, Mis Louise Mason,
Mrs. Cumi Mason, Mrs. Emma
Kinoaid, Miss Elizabeth Slagle,
and Mrs. Roy G. Beshears.
Honor guests were presented
corsages of the fve colors by the
Miss Elizabeth Slagle had charge
of the register with the Eastern
Star .emblem on the cover. This
was presented to Mrs. Powell.
Mrs. Roy G. Beshears. was in
charge of the punch table.
Out-of-town guests were: Mrs.
Harriett L. Powell, of Wilming
ton; Mrs. Daisy Mae Davis, of
Andrews; Mrs. Leurna Tatham, of
Andrews; Mrs. Cumi Mason, Miss
Louise Mason, and Mr,s. Emma
Kincaid, of Dillsboro, and Ben L.
McGlamery, of the Andrews chap
All members of Nequassa chap
ter were invited.
Mrs. Roy G. Beshears and Miss
Elizabeth Slagle were associate
U. D. C. MEETS WITH
The Macon chapter of the Unit
ed Daughters of the Confederacy
held its regular monthly meeting
at the home of Mrs. Lester Conley
on Monday afternoon.
The president, Miss Elizabeth
presided. Mrs. H. E.
Church, chairman of the program
committee, announced the program
wbject to be Texas, presenting an
& : -y :- ' 1 f )
SI fe f
Harold Bradley, Laguna Beach,
Calif., garage owner, was picked out
I on the street by Roy M. Ropp, di
j rector of'the Pageant of the Mas-
ters program to portray Franz Hals'
i famous plc'ure, "Laughing Cava
Her." Tills is row he appeared o
the prr:rrar-. a v"-H r;-" o':! -'
of f:- .
.nierestiiig article on the industrial
and resort advantages oi lue poit
ii Corpus Christi. l he placing ol
a marker on the Indian mound at
the entrance of town near the
bridge was discussed but no action
Two amusing contests were had,
enlivening the social part of the
program. Mrs. Frank Higdon and
Mrs. ob W. Conley were the
Mrs. Stanhope Sams, of Charles
ton, S. C, daughter of a. distin
guished Confederate veteran, the
(ate Rev, John 'Johnson, D. 1.,
engineer in charge of the defense
of Fort Sumter, was a guest ai
the meeting. '
Members present were Mrs. A.
B. Slagle, Mrs. Sam Rogers, Mrs.
Frank Higdon, Mrs. Herbert E.
Church, Mrs. Lester Conlev, Mrs.
Zeb Conley, Mrs. J. W. C. John
son, Misses Lilly Rankin and Eliz
Delicious refreshments were .serv
ed in two courses by the histess.
Miss Mary Louise. Auberry, of
Canton, is here for a visit to her
cousin, Mrs. Ben McCollum and
Mr. McCollum, at their home on
Mr. and Mrs.. F. E. LaBelle
and two sons, of Akron, Ohio,
are spending this week with Mrs.
LaBelle's sister, Mr.s. Fannie
Guest, at her home on Franklin
Route 4. Mrs. LaBelle is the for
mer Miss Myrtle Kinslands, of
Miss Marjorie McBride came in
last week for a visit with her
mother, Mrs. George A.. McBride.
Misses Betty Rogers and Leida
Beshears are spending this week
in New York attending the World's
Fair. While there they will be the
guests of Dr. and Mrs. Sam L. '
Rogers, cou.sins of Miss Rogers.
On their return home they will
YTS THIRTY MlMOTCS
PAST THEATER TIME
LATE - WHY VOL) WERE
EVEN LATE FOR
BARGAINS IN MAKING SHABBY FLOORS
BEAUTIFUL ARE SOMETHING UNUSUAL
We offer you just that
Take off old, grimy
varnish ... get down
to fresh, clean grain
of the naturally hand
Machine and do
Easy, fast, dustless, quiet, no muss, low cost
and there's a new floor. See us for: finishing
materials varnish, stains, wax, paint, lacquer,
brushes and . . . rent the Hilco Sander . . . you
can do a fine, smooth job without any previous
CALL US TODAY
stop in Washington, D. C, for a
visit with ,Mr. and Mrs. C. Hi
Bulick, also cousins of Miss Kogersi
Mr. ami .Mrs. T. C. Justus, of
Washington, l. C.,' are visiting
Mrs. Justus' mother, Mr.s. ' Penland
and sister, Mrs. Lola P. Barring
ton, at their hollies ' on Franklin
Route Z: .
Miss Virginia Gray is spending
three weeks in Wilmingto'ii, Del.,
with her brother, Flam G. Gray
and Mrs. Gray, and is also attend
ing the World's hair in New York.
Miss Margaret Manges, of Har
i i.shurg, pa., is visiting her brother
uhI Mter, Mr. aml Mis, D. Ed
mund Manges, at their home iii
.he Mimosa Apartments. Mr., and
..Irs. Manges are expecting Mr.
.uuiges parents, the Rev. and Mrs.
..cuis C. Manges, to arrive for, a
isu the early part of next .week.'
mother and young daughter are
.oing very nicely.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wallace an-,
lounce the birth of a daughter at
uigcl hospital on Wednesday,
vugu.st 10. Mrs. Wallace yva.s the
.oinier Miss Susan McClure. Both
FOR RENT AH or", part furn
ished or unfurnished apartment.
Apply Carolina Apartments ou
Itc ' ,
iOK RENT Newly furnished!
ed room ,ncxt to bath. Continuous.
nt water. Mrs. D. G. Stewart.
FOR SALE Two genuine Chin
ese rugs, one 9x12. the other 4x7
Also fine china with some an-(
liques. Write P. O, Box 207, Clay
ion, Ga.,or phone Clayton 1807.
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A i cAD Y WORK GOOD PAY
WANTED Reliable man to call
n fanners in Macon County. No
experience or capital required. Make
.ip to $12 a day. Write Furst &
Thomas, Candler Bldg. Baltimore,
FOR SALE 100 dresses at 25c
and 50c. Big lot of men's, women's,
and children's clothing 10c to 25c
per garment. Must close out nw
store to make room for my fall and!
winter goods. Sales- for cash only.
Reby S. Tessier .
THE ECONOMY SHOP
See us for your every need in
school supplies again this 1939
season. We will continue with the
Blue Horse Line. Will pay yic each
for the note book nauer hanU anH
tablet backs if buughf from .us.
We prefer not to buy other than
those that have our own stamp on
them. C. T. BLAINE.
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SINGER SEWING MACHINES
THE ORIGINAL PRICE
Bryant Furniture Co.
T But oon' t wopun
t'M NEVER LATE
TO TAKE ADVANTAGE
OF THE FIHE BAR6AIHS