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THE FRANKLIN PRESS AND THE HIGHLANDS MACONIAN
THURSDAY, NOV. 16, 1939
Funeral Held Sunday For
Miss Henrietta Lewis
.Final rites for Miss Henrietta
Ccorgia Lewis, 77, were held mi
Saturday afternoon at 4:30 o'clock,
at ' the home of her .nephew, Ted
tiillespie two miles west of Frank
lin r,n the Murphy road. The Rev.
J. C. Swain, pastor of the Macon
circuit, was in charge of the serv
ices. Interment was in the Frank
Miss Lewis, who had been in ill
health , for the past two years,
died on Saturday morning at 5
o'clock. She was the daughter of
the late Thomas and Altliea Lewis.
She was born November 5, 1862,
and was a life-long resident of M
The pallbearers were: Frnest
Wallace, Chunk Leatherwood, Hen
ry Waldroop, (icorge Mflicc, Clif
ford l)owdle and (iihner Waldroop.
Surviving are 'one son, . James I'.
Lewis, (if Oregon; one sister, Mrs.
Charlie Recce, of Franklin; one
brother, John Lewis, of Canton;
and a large, connection of close
Union School Library
Given 71 Volumes
Mrs. ,, W. L. Corbin of Union
school reports that the school has
received a gift of 71 boiks, in
cluding an encyclopedia and dic
tionary, from Mrs. Angie W. Cox,
Walworth, Wis. This is another ex
ample of Mrs. Cox' benefactions
to the libraries of Macon county.,
and the generous donation is ac
knowledged with appreciation.
Passes At Iotla Saturday
Horse Shoe Bend
Announcement has been made of
the marriage of EdgOr Oliver to
Miss Margaret Tice, both of the
Iotla section. The marriage, cere
mony took place in Clayton, Ga.,
on Sunday, September 3.
Mr. Oliver is the son of Mr.
Bert Oliver, while Mrs. Oliver is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John
Mr, and Kirs. Oliver are making
their home at Iotla. "
J. . K. Conley and family are
moving from the Iotla section to
Cullasaja. We are very sorry that
they arc leaving our community.
The guests of Mr. and Mrs. R.
S. Hall Sunday, November 5 were,
Charlie, Lucy, Werner Hall, and
Hubert Henderson, all of Lake
Toxaway, and Mr. and Mrs. James
Watts, of Franklin.
Mrs. Harley Reynolds . has been
very ill for the past few months.
We arc very sorry to hear that
Mrs. J. B. Collins is very ill.
Mrs. Margaret Lucinda DeWeese,
61, died at her home in the Iotla
section . Saturday afternoon about
5:3U o'clock from a sudden, heart
attack. She was apparently in good
health and. was preparing supper
for the family when she was
stricken. She was found dead on
the floor by one of her sons when
lie returned from doing his eve
Mrs. DeWeese was' a member of
the Iotla Baptist chinch. She was
the former Miss Margaret Lucinda
Wilkes and 42 years ago was mar
ried to Joseph .Manuel DeWeese,
who died on July 11, 1939.
Funeral services were held Mon
day morning at 11 o'clock at the
Iotla Baptist church. The Rev. R.
F. Mayberry, pastor, assisted by
the Rev. Robert L. I'oindexter, a
Methodist minister of the iotla
community, were in charge of the
services. Interment was in the
The pallbearers were: John
Campbell, Gene Tallent, Algie
Guver, Joe Tallent, Coleman Camp
bell, and Howard Willis.
Surviving are eight children:
Mrs. Norman Kvans, Mrs. Clyde
Hughes, Weymer, Charlotte, and
Cornell DeWeese, . of Franklin,
Route 3, Mrs. Fred Evans, of
Enka, Malcolm DeWeese and Mrs.
George Moore, of Belmont; one
sister, Mrs. Rachel WillU, of
Franklin Routt 3; two brothers, I.
I-". Wilkes, of Franklin Route 3,
and W. C. Wilkes, of Franklin,
and 17 grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. E. 11. Zachary, of
Franklin, have announced the mar
riage of their daughter,' Miss An
nie Ruth Zachary, of Franklin, to
Arnold Clark, of West's 'Mill.
The wedding ceremony was sol
emnized in Clayton, Ga on Sun
day, October 15, with R. C. Kame.v,
probate judge, officiating.
Mrs. Clark was attired in a
beautiful Royal blue knit suit with
Mr. Clark is the son of 1). L.'
Clark and the late Mrs, Clark, of
West's Mill, and has been employ
ed by the Mineral Products com
pany iii Franklin for the past two
Mr. and Mrs.-Clark are now re
siding in Franklin. '
J. M. Underwood, 75,
Dies Friday Night x
James M, Underwood, 75, died
after an illness of two months at
his home in the Mulberry section
on Friday night. A native of
Georgia, he moved to Macon coun
ty two years ago. He was a farm
er and a blacksmith.
Surviving are seven daughters:
Mrs. Doris Birch, Mrs. Ida Ander
son, and Mrs. Mary Murphv, all
of Georgia; Mrs. Sally Brysoii and
Mrs. Flora Bryson, of Jackson
county; Mrs. Georgia Franks, of
Transylvania county, and ' Mrs.
Bradshaw, of Macon county; arid
four sons, Vance of Jackson coun
ty; Wayne and Elijah of Macon
county, and Sherman of Georgia.
Funeral services were held at
the Mulberry Baptist church at 10 I
o'clock Sunday morning with -the f
Rev. J.. L Vinson officiating. Bur- i
ial was in the church cemeterv. I
Baptist Church Items
"Church Loyalty Crusade" con
tinues in interest in the ' Baptist
church. Nearly two-thirds of the
resident membership of the church
attended at least one service on
last Sunday, and over one-half the
! resident members .attended both
: morning and night services.
Sunday, the pasUrf, Rev. C. 1'
Roners, will preach his fourth scr
ies in this Crusade, at 11 a. m. on
"The Christian and His Bible" and
at 7:30 p. in., a portion of the
Lord's l'rayer "Thy Will .Be
Done on Earth as it is in Heaven."
Bible school meets at 9:45 a. m.
and Brotherhood and B. T, U, at
6:30 p. m.
Baptist state convention con
vene, in Winston-Salem next week,
Tuesday through Thursday,, in
First Baptist church.
Missionary meetings will be held
next week at their usual .time and
Numbers of our members are
donating Baptist hymnals to the
church and thus assisting the
church in purchasing new hymn
books. Others who desire to do
so, or to purchase for their home
use, may notify the pastor or fi
nance committee, by Sunday, as we
hope to secure them .soon. The
price is 75' cents each.
land owner .before building a camp
fire, and be .sure it is a legal camp
According to North Carolina law,
"any person, who1 shall kindle a
c'ampfire or shall authorize an
other to kindle- such fire, unless
all' combustible materials fr.r the
space of 10 feet surrounding the
place where such fire is kindled
has been removed; or shall leave a
campfirc without fully extinguish
ing it, or in any manner whatever
start any fire -upon any grassland,
brushlaiul or woodland, without
fully extinguishing the same, shall
be guilty of a 'misdemeanor," and
upon conviction, shall be . punished
by a fine of not less than ten
dollars nor more than fifty dollars,
or by imprisonment not exceeding
thirty (30) days. Sec. 4311 Con
Warning Given To
Campers And Hunters
Owing to the extreme dryness
of the forest, all persons are warn
ed not to throw down lighted
matches or cigarette stubs or to '
knock the ashes from pipes while I
in the woods or fields. Also be
sure to have a permit from the j
By JOSEPHINE BRADLEY
Miss Roberta Henson cutc'i tabl
ed a group of her friends Satur
day night, November 11, at her
home. Those present were: Berime
and Roberta -McDowell, Josephine
and Lolis Bradley, Edith Cuuning
! ham, Ruth Cabe, Margaret Cor-
bin, Edna Ramey, Blanche Keener,
j Hazel Seagie, Joe Keener, Nat
I Bloom, Max l'arrish, Robert Cun
ningham, J. B. Brock, Alex -Wool
en,' Don Cabe, Junior McDowell,
Ferry Corbin, Jr.t and Giluiei" lien
son. At the end of. the evening
delicious refreshments were served
by" the hostess.
Those visiting Miss Louise Hold
eh recently were John Henry
Hyatt, of McCormick, S. C. ; Mr.
and. Mrs. G. L, Slatton and Rev.
W.. A. Salson, of Anderson, S. C.
The H. D. C. met November 13
at "the Otto schoolhouse. There
were 14 member. present. Also
the Ladies' Aid met Saturday, No
vember 11. at the schoolluiise.
As the World
The Woman's Missionary Society
met with Mrs. Boise Hall last
Thursday.-A large crowd was pres
ent and officers were elected for
the coming year.
Mrs. Jerry Love, who has been
confined to her bed with influenza,
is improv ing. .
Mr. and Mrs. Boise Hall spent
the week-end in Canton visiting
friends and relatives.
Rev. H. S. Williams will fill his
appointment at Bethel Sunday
night, November 19.
We are glad to report Charlie
Fulton has returned home after
receiving treatment at Angel hos
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Henderson
have completed their new home at
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ton" that President Roosevelt will
go to Ashcv ille on November 28,
on his return trip from Warm
Springs, to. visit his secretary,
.Marvin Mdntyre, who has been ill
nearly a year, it was aiinitinced
at the white house today.
The 21st anniversary of the end
of the World War was celebrated
on November 11, chiefly with prayer.-services
throughout, the nation.
President. Roosevelt, attended the
wreath-laying ceremony at the un
known' soldier's grave at Arling
ton. CAMPLING RACKET
-Millionaire Publisher Anncnberg
has announced that he would "vol
untarily" discontinue his illegal rac
ing news wire .service to gambling
house's all over the United States.
'This was "a clear cut victory for
the' department of .justice" in end
ing "the biggest racket in the
country." ' . '
The trial of l;iitz Kiihn, German.
Bund leader in New York, for
embezzlement of Bund funds con
tinues with evidence to show that
liis business affairs, are sadly, mix
ed with alfairs of the heart. His
defense claims he is "fuehrer" of
the Bund and can spend the mo
ney as he desires.
AL CAPONE FREE
Al Capone, No. 1 racketeer of
the 20's, will be released from
prison Sunday after serving seven
and a half years of an 11 -year
sentence for tax evasion,
Suffering from mental and phys
ical disease, the place of his re
lease will be kept secret by gov
ernment officials. . ' '
SMITH SENTENCED IN
Dr. James Monroe Smith, for
mer President of L. S. U., pleaded
guilty to three charges of forgery
and of obtaining money under false
pretenses, and received sentences
this week stretching 8 to 24 years
in the Louisiana penitentiary. This
is in addition to sentences in fed
FATAL BLAZE IN S. A.
More than l.O(X) people were
burned to death in Venezuela Tues
day when their homes, built on
.stilts over an oil coated . lake,
caught fire from the blazing oil.
Red Cross, Boy Scouts and Ro
tary Club took care of survivors.
Major forest fires in the Ashe
ville area threatened Craggy
Gardens this week as federal and
state forest services threw hun
dreds of men into the fight.
.The drought, in its seventh week,
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to thank our many
friends for the kindness and sym
pathy shown us through the ill
ness and death of our husband
and father, also for the beautiful
' MRS. JOSEPH MORGAN
FOR RENT . Furnished and
heated bedroom on Harrison avc
nut. Close in. Apply Press Office.
I FOR RENT J, E. Lancaster
I home place on Kivervievv street.
' For information, see H. W. C;itc,
I at Bank of Franklin.
FOR RENT-r-House on River
view street. For particulars write
oM is. Moody Bolick,. 5619 4th St.,
South Arlington, Va.
N9 2tp N16
FOR RENT ThT house on
Palmer street, known as the J. R.
Pendergrass place. O. C. Bryant
V I LL PAY STRAIGHT SALARY
$35.00 per week, man or woman with
auto, sell Egg Producer to Farm
ers. Eureka Mfg. Co., East St.
FOR SALE Flowers for any oc
casion. Prompt service. Prices very
reasonable. Sylva Flower Shop,
Mrs. Painter, Prop., Phone 6, Sylva,
FOR SALE Farmall-12, with
plow, disk, cultivating tools, and
eight foot mowing equipment, $650.
Used for one season Jack H.
Wilcox, Billy Cabin Farm, High
lands, N. C.
New and good used
watches any make.
SET vOF DISHES GIVEN FREE WITH
Our store is packed with fine furniture, every
thing from odd pieces to complete furnishings
for your home. We invite you to come in and
inspect our stock, and let us explain how easy
it is for you to buy your needs here on our
liberal credit plan. Think of furniture as gifts
for Christmas. Nothing could be more appro
priate, besides the convenience of the credit ve
offer you and also the FREE merchandise we
are giving. Come in and "bargain" with us
we like to "trade".
9x12 LINOLEUM RUG GIVEN FREE WITH EACH
During the past months we have given away free hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise
and at the same time have given our customers the advantage of tremendous savings in every
article bought froin us. We were fortunate in having on hand a large stock of furniture, which
we bought before there was any advance in prices, and we are saving you money on every
article bought from us while we are running these specials. Prices are still advancing in the
market, but we are of fering goods bought at OLD prices, and giving our customers, the savings.
SET OF DISHES
TABLE OR RUG
Living Room Suite
RCA Victor Radio
SET OF DISHES
TABLE OR RUG
9x12 Linoleum Rug
Macon Foroitore Company, Inc.
Your Credit is Good With Us
Franklin, IV. C.