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The franklin press and the high lands maconian
THURSDAYOCTOBER 2. 1939
As the World
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ing on Congress for additional
Earl Browdei, national leader of
the Communist party in the.U. S.,
was released from jail Tuesday on
$7,(XX) bond under indictment for
miuulcntly obtaining and using
a passport.. ...
STORM IN HOUSE SESSION
A battle royal broke in the House
of kenrerisentatives' vesterdav
(Wednesday) when Rep. Coffee
(U., .Wash.) denounced the Dies
committee for un-Americanism be
cause the names of 5)63 government
officials and employees were pub
lished as members of the American
League for Peace and Democracy
allegedly a Communist "front" or
The wage-hour law entered its
second year October 22, at mid
night, when ihe minimum wage
for industrial workers went up to
30 cents for a 42 hour week.
Senator Robert R. Reynolds (D.,
N. C.) a member of the Foreign
Relations Committee, told' the Sen
ate .Saturday that he believed that
Russia and not Germany sank the
British liner Athenia, which claim
ed the lives of 28 Americans. He
announced he would vote to re
tain the arms embargo.
U. S. ENVOY SHOCKS JAPAN
Japan has been d.umfounded by
the .statement of Ambassador Jos
eph C. Grew last week at a lunch
eon of the American-Japan society
that American opinion deeply re
sented bombings, indignities and in
terference with American rights in
China. It is believed that the out-'
spoken statement and resultant
shock to Japan feelings will have
a salutary , effect.
weight and experience but the
Mars Hill boys are confident and
a close game is expected.
Many Macon county fans will
go over to see the game,
Will Play Saturday
The Mars Hill Lions, with four
victories and a tie to their credit,
will meet the senior college foot
ball team of Western Carolina
Teachers college at Cullowhec Sat
Cullowhee has the advantage in
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Mrs. Gilbert Hamilton
Passes In Florida
Randolph Bulgin has received a
message from Fort Myers, Fla.,
telling of the death of his .sister,
Mrs. Gilbert Hamilton.
Mrs. Hamilton, the former Miss
Bessie Bulgin, of Franklin, died in
a local hospital at Fort Myers on
Friday, evening at 7:30 o'clock,
following an illness of about five
weeks. . ,
Mrs. Hamilton, who had spent
the summer in Franklin with her
sister, Mrs. W. B. McGuire, was
Stricken in Miami with a severe
heart attack. After a two weeks'
stay there she was taken to Fort
Myers, where one of her legs was
amputated in an effort to remove
a blood clot that had formed fol
lowing the heart attack, and' from
which she never recovered.
A former teacher in the public
schools of Macon county, Mrs.
Hamilton was widely known, and
had a large connection of close
relatives and friends throughout
the county who will deeply regret
to learn of her passing.
Funeral services were held from
the Fort Myer.s: Presbyterian
church, of which she was a mem
ber, on Sunday afternoon.
Surviving are the husband and
one daughter, Miss Adelaide
Hamilton, of Fort Myers, Fla., and
two sisters, Mrs. VV. B. McGuire
of Franklin, and Mrs. Arthur Cor
bin, of Diamond, Mo., and three
brothers, Randolph . Bulgin, " of
Franklin; Lawrence Bulgin, of Le
banon, Mo., and the Rev. Elwood
Bulgin, of the state of Oregon.
Out of Jail at Last and So to College
fx I " "
Joan, daughter of Sing Sing Warden Lewis E. Lawes, and the only
person ever born within Sing Sing's grim walls, enters Pembroke college
at Providence, R. I. Daddy went along to help fix up her room the day
Joan started school. -
P.-T. A. Committee
Seeking New Members
The membership committee of
the Parent-Teacher Association is
working this week to enroll new
members and to collect dues from
old members so that the Frank
lin organization can retain its rat
ing in the state organization. The
special committee is composed of
the grade mothers, with Mrs. Gus
Leach as chairman. Not only par
ents of pupils, but all who ape in
terested in helping the work of
the P.-T. A. are urged to help
by becoming members by . paying
25 cents dues annually.
Miss Lassie Kelly is in Raleigh
attending the meeting of the N. C.
Library Association and also a
meeting of the bar association.
Box Supper November 4
In Patton Valley
It is announced that a box sup
per will be given at the recreation
hall at the Bob Patton farm, now
owned by Fred Hannah, on Sat
urday night,. November 4, begin
ning at 7:30,
The proceeds will be used for
the benefit of Patton's Chapel
Everybody invited to attend and
enjoy an evening of clean, whole
Prentiss Church Will
Have Home Coming Day
The Prentiss Baptist church will
observe Home Coming day on next
Sunday, October 29.
Dr. J. C. Owen, of Asheville,
will preach at 1.1 o'clock. Dr.
Owen is a former pastor of the
church, also he is a former pastor
of the Franklin. Baptist church.
Other speakers will include Rev.
J. I. Vinson, Rev. George Cloer
and other former pastors.
Good quartet singing will be
heard in the evening. Everybody
invited to attend.
Mrs. Franks Attending
Mrs. Eloise" G. Franks, superin
tendent of public welfare of Macon
county, is . attending the twentieth
annual public welfare institute at
Chapel Hill, October 24-27. Mrs.
Jack Young, Chicago private In
vestigator, sued a national maga
sine for $250,000, saying the publi
cation called him a "cuckoo" be
cause he allegedly made capital of
his resemblance to President Frank'
in D. Roosevelt,
Franks, president of the associa
tion of county superintendents of
public welfare, presided at the din
ner and business meeting of this
organization Tuesday, October 24,
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