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THE FRANKLIN PflESS AND THE HIGHLANDS MACONIAN
War in Europe Influences American Christmas Toys
THURSDAY, DEC. 21, 1939
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The Influenrc of war was distinctly noticeable in the preview of American Christmas toys held in New
York recently. In addition to gun?, tanks and planes, there were toy ambulances and other first aid equip,
ment. A little war nurse in toy uniform inspects her battlefield casualty- doll. A young soldier has the
time of his life wifh front line equipment.
Doves of War Supplement Nazi Communications
Mrs. Elliott Successful
In Raising Turkeys
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Trained to supplement more modern means of communication, pigeons and dogs are being used by Ger
man army officers to send messages where the modern means fail. Upper left: An officer, standing by a dove
coie "somewhere behind Germany's front line," observes a flight of the birds. Lower left: A "squadron"
of the winged messengers during their maneuvers. Upper right: Dogs are trained to carry a brace of the
birds in a dash to the firing line. Here is shown a trussed pigeon ready for a trip to the front by doe
express. Lower right: The four-footed pigeon carrier dashes off to the trenches where he will deposit the
pigeons, which will fly back with their messages.
Man's World Envoy of Culture Personality Pays
When it comes to raisin lt tii rlr -
cys, Mrs. W. 1). Elliott, of Frank
lin Route 4. is ton nntrlv
Mrs. Elliott, one of the farm
women in Alacon county, who finds
turkey raising intercsiiiiR as well
as profitable, has raised 75 turkeys
this year out of the 121) that were
hatched last snrino- In :ii-i .,:.,
Airs. Elliott set (seven imUov lw,c
on 15 eiius -each, and several chick
en "hens were also set im inrt.-,...
tKB's, ' hut out. of these she lost
several shortly after they . were
hatched. In t:iinir the
c a Kood .start, Mrs. Elliott pur-
iwsed a quantity of a standard
brand of "turkey starter." which
sue leu the youuir ones until thnv
Mtew larne enuuuh to
ly laruer and cn:!r,T f..,.,i
I hen had 'some yellow corn crush-
u .1.111 h'ii ims tor several weeks,
liv this time tluv hail imm-n
vnouuh and' larWe enough to eat
uacKi'ii corn, winch she fed until
they could eat whole grain. Thev
iNo have a wide ramre n iL 17s
aire farm as well as a large tnoun-
lain rane, 11
Mr. KIMott, who has realized
msiderable nmfii fr,.,
turkeys, has sold tln.m f,,-
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r:in..iti.r f i: ,
to cents per
pounu, out never t,
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or .Macon county to tmd a market
these are sold to the housewives
hire for their Thanksgiving and
Mrs. Elliott states thnt
ized 2() cents per polm, n" the foot
for turkeys sold this year. Her
ureeu is the large bronze variety,
and she buys new to'nis each year
to keep her. birds high urade"
Mrs. Elliott na mi cpl turbs..
over a ,lecade-as for lwk as
was, tne commissioners nf frir,
county presented her . with a cash
prize t $10 for being the largest
rower "i tlie county.
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tlie mother of nine children 1,1,1
lots -all her ' housework l( iiti ur
tniKirens lulu, as well n enr (nr
(ii-r growing turkev busine sh..
ays she intends to go into the
ousiness on a, wider scale, and add
tlie raising of chickens fV,r .!,
ft is also interestiniT tn .,,-.(.
. . , p inai
tlnij busy woman h.-is n,i...l
Mi) cans .of fruits and venetu,...
She is looking forward to having
running water in her house .soon,
which will lighten her .burdens!
leaving her more time to develop
this money crop.
By MISS JOSEPHINE BRADLEY
The Ladies Aid of the Asbury
church is giving a fire-balling at
the Otto school house Eriday night,
Uecember 22. Everyone is invited
tlie h.pworth League will enter
tain with a Christmas program
Mmilay night, December 24. They
will also have a Christmas tree
Everyone is invited to attend.
Hilly Corbin of N. C. State col
lege, is visitinu home folks d itrirur
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tne (. hnstmas holidays.
Mr. George Conlty has returned
home after siicudiiiLr some time in
a hospital for soldiers.
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nome atter spending about a year
in Washington state.
irs. jakc Dryman is wrv ill
at her home.
Miss Edith Stiles of Rabun (Jap,
'.a., spent the past week-end with
-Miss Eotis Hranley.
Venis Kamcy. of'.anklin Route
2, visited Mr. and Mrs. Alex Angel
I riday night, December 15.
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Iiwrr-MiiniiiiiMiiiinr-umtliitiiiiiiiMiitBf 1 nttf rtTii'' - in. " 1
Report Of Junior Red
Cross Roll Call for 1939
,, , , Kece'pts Expend.
Kural school (2X t?on
Highlands' " elem'try 4.00
Bridges. Detroit pitcher, when she was selected as IZZT. ?! Le"' Pa" cous,n of Tommy
gin in b -siew xorK contest,
'Best Dressed' Contender Presents Fashion Preview
Check to Mat'l head
quarter. for mag
Check to Harley
Cabe, chairman of
local chapt. .....
FRANKS RADIO &
SALES AND SERVICE
Licenied Electric Contractors
Singer Part Agent
Phone 1804 McCoy BIdg.
Bryant Furniture Co.
AT REASONABLE PRICES
Phone 106 Franklin, N. C.
The spirit of friendli
ness ot this glad sea
son reminds us of
your c-ood will durincr
the vear which we
hoj)e will extend
H. D. WEST
Groceries and Feeds
Bryant Furniture Company
it - . .
everything for the Home"
. Respectfully submitted,
Lola P. Barrington,
Junior Red Cross Chairman
Macon County Chapter
In the two years sin'th first
soil conservation distnVi i..
ied by fanners under state law
erosion control i districts has
spread over more than 7iy
- ' .amis,
cinoracillK ,(JUU,(XX) acres.
I Franklin North Carolina I
Our hearty thanks for the opportunity given
us to serve -you during the past year. With
theni we send our best wishes for a
happy and prosperous; new year.
Poindexter's Esso Station
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What the well-dressed Bahv
wood .ctor. At left Peter shows his concept tf 0 .y If
nnU carry out the umbrella motif. In center: Sports wear for juvenU f.ns rLm a u "'
JTb Ohndl-panti carry paddinc o a atr.teala anot. ' R,ght;, A kt,n Membl.
MAY THIS CHRISTMAS SEASON BRING BLESSINGS
AND GOOD CHEER TO YOU AND YOURS
THE FRANKLIN PRESS
AND HIGHLANDS MACONIAN
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