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THVRSDA.Y, OCTOBER 5, .193?
THE FRANKLIN PRESS AND THE HIGHLANDS MACONIAN
COMINGS AND GOINGS
MRS. LESTER S. CONLEY, PHONE 104
MEETS AT MANSE
The Young Women's Business
Circle of the Franklin Presbyter
ian church met on Monday eve
ning at tile Presbyterian Manse
with Mrs. J. A. Flanagan, auxi
liary adviser, as hostess, for the
regular monthly business and so
cial meeting, with- 16 members
A delicious .supper was enjoyed
prior to the business session,
which was opened by Miss Eliza
beth McGuire, chairman, who also
led the devotional.
Mrs. Robert R. Gaines was elect
ed as new chairman, following the
resignation of Miss McGtiire. .
Mrs. Helen Macon, chairman of
the program committee, led a very
interesting discussion on "Home
Missions"., Others taking part
were: Mr. John Bulgin, Mrs. Rob
ert K.?Gaine.s, Mrs. Hugh Leach,
Ming Alice Davis, Missv Margaret
!aglc and Miss Lucy Sue Gray.
Others '-attending were: Mrs.
Brabson "Bulgin, Mrs. W. C. New
ton, Mrs. Ben McGlamery, Mrs.
John Hamer, Mrs. Raymond Mc
Carty, Misses Evelyn and Virginia
GARDEN CLUB ENTERTAINED
BY MRS. J. E. S. THORPE
Mrs. J. E. S. Thorpe, of Cash
iers, assisted by Mrs. Herbert E.
Church, Mrs. John M. Archer, Jr.,
and Mrs. James A. Sutton, of
Franklin, entertained the Franklin
Garden club at the borne of Mrs.
Thorpe- on Monday afternoon at
the regular monthly business and
The lovely home of Mrs. Thorpe
was artistically decorated with
quantities of garden flowers, mixed
wild flowers and colorful autumn
leaves. The table was overlaid
with a green linen cloth centered
with a wooden tray filled with
fruits and vegetables, with bowls
of mixed flowers on either end.
Mrs. Church, vice-president, pre
sided over the business session in
the absence of the president, Mrs.
A round table discussion on sev
eral projects of the club was held.
"A Flower Basket" contest was
held with Mrs. Lester Conley win
ning the prize.
The hostesses served a salad and
sweet course' at the conclusion of
the meeting. .
U. D. C. TO MEET
WITH MRS. A. L. M'LEAN
The regular monthly meeting of
the United Daughters of Confed
eracy will meet on Monday after
noon, October 9, at 3 o'clock, at
the home of Mrs. A. L. McLean,
at West's Mill. This is the time
for election of officers and all
members are urged to at'end.
Robert Brown, an employee of
the prison camp for the past five
yeans, has tendered his resigna
tion, effective the first of October,
and will go back to his farm on
Franklin Route 2. In leaving. Mr.
Brown particularly wanted to thank
lR. D. Carson, superintendent of
the camp, W. L. Ramsey, former
superintendent, and the state high
way 1 boys, for their splendid co
operation and assistance during his
stay at the camp.
Mr. and Mrs, Charles Melichar,
of Franklin, were guests of Time
and Life Magazines in their Sub
scribers' Library, Rockefeller
Center, New York, on September
Mrs. G. G, Watkins left Tuesday
for Portsmouth, Va., to visit her
son, Vercoe Watkins, who recently
received severe injuries in one of
the naval machine shops where
he was in training. He is being
treated in the naval hospital at
Portsmouth. ' .
' Clarence Cqle, of New . River,
Tenn., is spending several days
with relative,): and friends at Rain
Mistake ipade in funerab
cannot be adjusted like error
in other transactions. People,
generally need correct . infor
mation that will safeguard
Everybody should give careful
thought to the funeral subject
before they are called upon to
make funeral arrangements.
It 1$ the tenrible thing to 4o.
PHONE 106 NIGHT PHONE 30
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Butler and
daughter, Mary, and Mr. and Mrs.
Kermit Butler, of Elizabetluown,
N. C, spent the week-end at
West's Mill, the house guests of
Miss Mary Elmore prior to their
going to New York where they
will spend several days attending
the World's Fair.
Mrs. Manson Stiles has return
ed from North Wilkesboro, where
she spent several days visiting Mr.
and Mrs. John James.
J. H. Carelock left Thursday for
Hopewell, Va., where he has ac
cepted a position as linotype oper
ator on The Hopewell News.
Mrs. Ellis Clarke Soper is spend
ing several weeks with friends in
New York and attending the
Mrs. H. P. Hartley has returned
to her home in Macon, Ga., after
spending three weeks visiting her
daughter, Mrs. J. H. Carelock, at
her home on Bonny Crest.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Ezzell, of
Goldsboro, are visiting Mrs. Ez
zell',s rnother, Mrs. Mary Rhodes,
at Rainbow Springs. Mrs. Ezzcll
was the former Miss Edith Rhodes.
Mr.' and Mrs. Waller Ledford
and daughter left last week for
points in California where they will
spend a while visiting relatives
Mrs. L. B. Hayes, who spent the
summer with her mother, Mrs.
Sam L. Rogers at Rogers Hall,
returned to her home in Greens
boro Saturday. 1 .
Robin Cunningham and son, of
Denver and Lyoas, Colo., are vis
iting Mr. and Mrs. Frank Cun
ningham and other relatives on
lotla. This is the first visit that
Mr. Cunningham has made to his
native county in 32 years.
T. J. Mashburn, of Edgemont,
Ark., for the first time in 40
years, has returned to his nafive
county for a visit with his sister,
Mrs Frank C. Cunningham, on
Franklin Route 3, and his brother,
Ed S. Mashburn, on Franklin
Mr. and Mrs. James Sinipkins
and daughter, Dona Mae, of Seat
tle, Wash.; Mrs. Redford Adair
and John Sinipkins, t of Asheville,
were visiting T. C. Bryson and
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Bryson, at
their home at West's Mill last
Claude Freeman, of Detroit,
Mich., came in Monday to spend
several days with friends.
Mrs. Walter West and daughter
spent the week-end with Mrs.
West's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
R. Franklin on Franklin Route 4.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry West and
two children, of Asheville, and Mr.
and Mrs. Vance Holbrooks, of
Waynesville, spent the week-end
with their parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Jirri. Holbrook, and Mrs. J. -L.
West, Sr., at their home at West's
Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Brown left
Friday morning for New York,
where they . will spend a week at-,
tending the World's Fair.
Mrs. E. L. Johnson, of Orlando,
Fla., is spending several days with
her parents; Mr. and Mrs. W. P.
Landrum, at their home at Culla
saja. Hoyt Ledford left Sunday for a
visit to friends and relatives: in
Union, S. C, He will also visit his
sister, Mrs. K, R. Helton and Sgt.
Helton, in Clemson while away.
Miss Gladys Sellers left Satur
day for Portland, Ore., where she
will- spend two months visiting rel
atives and friends.
Mr. and . Mr,. J. D. Franks and
son have returned from New York
where they spent several days at
tending the World's Fair.
Mrs. Fred McGaha, of West's
Mill, is. spending several days in
Winston-Salem visiting her broth
er, Charles Matlock and Mrs. Mat
lock. Mrs. R. M. Waldroop spent the
first of the week in Bryson City
on business and visiting friends.
Martin Angel has returned to
Belmont, there he. is working,
after spending the latter part of
the week with his family on Bon
ny Crest. -.- , .
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Filbrick,
of Boston, Mass., are spending
several days on Cartoogechaye with
Mrs. Filbrick's' sister, Mrs. Charlie
B. Eriloe and Mr. Enloe.
The condition of " Zeb Angel,
who has been quite serious for the
past three weeks, was reported
Wednesday to be somewhat im
Mrs. Frank M. Killian and three
children left Wednesday morning
for Kentucky, where they, will
spend 10 days with relatives and
Mrs. W. A. Rogers has been
confined to her bed this week on
account of illness, V
Experiments conducted in North
hampton county this year showed
that peanut, dusted with sulphur
are retaining a larger percentage
of their leaves than undusted
DIES SEPT. 28
Jasper N. Moody Passes
At Home In Murphy;
Funeral Friday 4
Jasper Newton Moody, one of
the outstanding lawyers of West
ern North Carolina, died at his
home in Murphy shortly after 3
o clock last Thursday afternoon.
He had been ill almost a year.
Termed one of the mo,st promi
nent trial lawyers in the stale by
his associates, Mr. Moody had
practiced law in every county in
Western North "Carolina and m
both state and federal courts since
1899 when he received his law
license. He had probably defend
ed more men in capital cases than
any other lawyer in this section.
In no case in which he was the
defending attorney was the death
Wat Native Of Graham
Mr. Moody was a native of Gra
ham county where he was promi
nent in civic and professional life
before going to. Murphy to prac
tice. He was educated in the high
school at Hayesville, in Clay coun
ty, Hiawassee college, Hiawassee,
Ga., Western Carolina Teachers'
college, Cullowhec, and at the Uni
versity of North Carolina.
While residing in. Graham coun
ty, he taught in the public schools
for more than 10 . years and was
superintendent of sclwols for four
years. After passing the bar ex
amination, he began the practice
of law. He moved to Murphy in
Active In Politics
He was active in politics there
and was chairman . of his party
during the famous "red shirt cam
paign." He was an active member
of the Masonic lodge and a mem
ber of the Methodist church.
Mr. Moody had hundreds of.
friends in Macon county, and ap
peared as couasel in practically
every important case tried in su
perior court in Franklin. His pass
ing was a matter of deep regret to
all who knew him in this section.
. Funeral services were held Fri
day afternoon in the Cherokee
couaty courthouse with hundreds
of people packing the courtroom to
pay final tribute to the outstand
ing member of the bar.
The riles were held at 2 o'clock
amid more than 2.UU0 floral de
signs. Felix E. Alley, of Waynes
ville, superior court judge, offici
ated, assisted by the Rev. W. H.
Paisley, the Rev.-. Van B. Harri
son, anc) the Rev. J. C. Amnions.
Tribute was paid Mr. Moody for
his outstanding service as an attor
ney in Western North Carolina
since 1899 and as a public-spirited
The Masonic lodge was in charge
of the last riles at the grave. There
were 157 honorary pallbearers, in
cluding members of the Masonic
Mr.' Moody is survived by his
widow and three children, Ralph,
of Raleigh, Howard, of Murphy,
and Mrs. Catherine Noland.
Mr. and Mrs.-J. C. Winstead, of
Elm City, announce the: birth of
a daughter, Pat Joyce, at their
home on Saturday, August 14. Mrs.
Winstead will be remembered as
the former Miss Pallie Rickman,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. K.
Rickman, of West's Mill.
Mr, and Mrs. Walter W. Hcarn
announce the birth of a son, Eric
Whitej at a hospital in Salisbury',
on Sunday, October 1. Mrs. Hcarn
will be remembered as the former
Miss Elizabeth Barnard, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Barnard,
A daughter, Joyce Rebecca, was
born to Mr. and Mrs. Jack R.
Gribble, on Friday, September 2,
at their home in ,the Prentiss com
munity. On Thursday, September 21, a
son, Bobby, was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Cabe, at their home
at West's Mill.
By MRS. JOE SETSER
Mr. and Mrs. Theo Siler have
been visiting Mr. Siler's mother,
Mrs. A. T- Siler, this week. He
has been- wilh the forest service
in Massachusetts for some time
but has been transferred to Kyle.
Mr. and Mrs. Charlton Cleve
land and family and. Mr. and Mrs:
Palmer, of Demorest, . Cia., were
visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Brook
Ed Williamson and Miss Louise
Tallent were married Sunday.'
Mr. and Mrs. William Ualrymple
arid family spent last week-end
visiting relatives in Murphy. While
there they attended the Cherokee
Mrs. Jeff Martin is visiting her
daughter . in Hickory,
Mr. and Mrs, II. C. Hurst and
Mrs. Judith Jacobs spent last
Tuesday in Asheville visiting Mrs.
Hurst's sister, Mrs. F. O. Dryman.
Some of our boys in the high
school .agriculture .class went with
their teacher, E. J. Whitmire, to.
Asheville Wednesday to the fat
cattle show. '
' Duke Steps Out
In full kit of an English major
general, the once-exiled duke of
Windsor leaves the London war of
fice en route to the French battle
front. Observers noticed the duke
preserved his distinctive dress even
in wartime, wearing non-regulation
Hear District President of
N. C. . A. Saturday
O. S. "Dill-ard, district president
of the N. C. E. A., was the prin
cipal speaker at the Macon County
Teachers' Association, Saturday
morning, September 30, at the
Franklin high school.
Mr. 'Dillard spoke on the sub
ject "Making Teaching a Profes
sion iln North Carolina." He' stress
ed the fact that teachers must
learn and abserve the ethical code
of the teaching profession in order
to truthfully call teaching a pro
fession. Mr. Dillard also emphasized the
fact that teachers should be more
loyal to their profession, to their
colleagues, and to the principles
for which they stand.
All teachers in North Carolina
should be affiliated with the N. C.
E. A., the speaker stated. He also
reviewed instances to prove - how
much this Association has aided
An election of officers for the
Macon County Association was
held at this meeting. Mrs. Helen
fpfg ,mu -
f '- Wk
Macon was re-elected president;
W. H. Finley, 'vice-president, and
J. J, Maim, secretary for the group.
Plans tor attending the district
meeting of the N. C. P.. A., to. be
held in Asheville October 20-21,
CARD OF THANKS
W e wish , to thank our many
friends for their words of sympathy
and kindness .shown us in the re
cent death of our mother, Mrs.
j. C Hambv.
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