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Thursday, august is. 1940
THE FRANKLIN PRESS AND THE HIGHLANDS MACONIAN
COMINGS AND GOINGS
MRS. LESTER S. CONLEY, PHONE 104
U. D. C. MEETING
WITH MISS RANKIN "
Miss Lily Rankin was hostess to
the Macon County Chapter of the
United Daughters of Confederacy
on Monday afternoon at her home
on Riverview street. There were
11 members and visitors present.
Mrs. Herbert E. Church, presi
dent, -presided. The meeting was
opened with the reading of the
ritual and singing the Old North
Following the business session,
"The , Bombardment of Fort Fish
er", was the topic of the program
given. Miss Myrtle. Bolick and
Mrs. E. L. Veasey told of their
visits to the Fort.
Mrs. Veasy, who left Wednes
day for her new home at Wilton,
was presented a piece of Moun
tain pottery as a farewell, courtesy
from the chapter.
The hostess served delicious re
freshments at the conclusion of
Those attending included Mrs.
- Sam .L. Rogers, Mrs. Lon Camp
bell, Mrs. Herbert E. Church, Mrs.
Zeb W. Conley, Miss Myrtle Bo
lick, Mrs. Lester S. Conley, Mrs.
J. H. Rainey and granddaughter,
Jean Drye, of Nashville, Term., and
Mrs. Charles Allen, of Atlanta. .
MRS. F. S. JOHNSTON
ENTERTAINS AT LUNCH EON
Mrs. Frederick S. Johnston, Sr.,
of Franklin and Tampa, who is
.spending the summer with, her
daughter, Mrs. Guy Houk and Mr.
Houk, was hostess last Tuesday
at a delightful luncheon, which
was enjoyed by a number of old
friends who are glad to welcome
her to Franklin each summer.
The rooms were decorated with
handsome dahlias, gladioli and other
flowers for which Mr. Houk is
famous. The luncheon table had
for its centerpiece a crystal vase
of lovely rosebuds from the garden
of T. W. Angel, Jr., who is also
famous for his rose garden. The
table was set with heirloom Havi
land and Spode china.
The guests included Mrs. Mary
Johnston Allman, Mrs. George A.
Jones, Mrs. Sam L. Rogers, Sr.,
Mr,?. S. H. Lyle, Sr., Mrs. Jesse
Sloan, Mrs. W. W. Sloan, Mrs.
Lee Crawford, Mrs. Nan Kenne
brew, Mrs. J. B. Willis, Mrs. W.
F. Curtis, and Mrs. Thomas W.
Of the many older homes in
" Franklin, none dispensed a more
' charming and gracious hospitality
than the Johnston home when Mrs.
Johnston and her husband, the late
F. S. Johnston lived here.-
JOHN H. THOMAS HONORED
AT BIRTHDAY PARTY
John H. Thomas., was honored
Wednesday ' with a dinner at his
home on Iotla .street, tendered by
Mrs. Thomas and their children, in
celebration of his 69th birthday.
The dining room table was boun
teously laden with a variety of
good things which was tlwroughly
enjoyed by all present.
Three of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas' L
five children were present. 1 hey
were Mrs. J. D. Chandler,'"of Tial
lulah Lodge, Ga., Jess and Harry
Thomas, of Franklin. Oothers en
Joying the occasion included Mrs.
S. C. Watkins, of Pittsburgh, Pa
a sister of the honoree; Mr. Wat
kins, their ' daughter, Mrs. Howard
Stehle and son, Dickie ; a daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Wiley Rogers Wat
kins, of Pittsburgh; Mr. Chandler,
of Tallulah Lodge; the Rev. and
Mrs. I. L. Roberts and son; Mrs.
Jess Thomas; Mrs. Harry Thomas
and children; Miss Mary Sanders
and Mrs. Lester Conley, of Frank
lin. MISS ANNE WRIGHT
Little Miss Ann Wright, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Wright,
entertained her . music teacher and
members of the class at a musical
recital at her home on West Main
street on Friday afternoon.
Several musical .selections were
rendered by the following: Dorothy
and Mildred Reid, Mary Margie
Constance, June Bradley, Dorothy
Scott, Paul. Lee Plemmons, Gussie
Leach, Richard Jones, Mildred pal
ton, Harold Bradley, and Mrs. liar
ry Higgins, teacher.
Following the program, delicious
refreshment! were served by Mrs.
Wright and assisted by her ion,
Mr. and Mrs. Chace Tatham and
young daughter, Patricia, spent the
week-end with Mrs. Tatham's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred McGaha,
at West's Mill.
Ora Matlock, of Marietta, Ga.,
spent the first of the week visit
ing his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
B. Matlock, at West's Mill.
Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey Cun
ningham and two children, of
Winston-Salem, are spending sev
eral days with Mr- Cunningham's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John F.
Cunningham on Franklin Route 1,
and Mrs. Cunningham's brothers,
G. L. and D. J, and Mrs. Jacobs,
on Franklin Route 3.
Mrs. Frances Higdon is spending
several days in New York buying
new fall merchandise for the Fran
ces Shop. . ,
Miss Audrey Conley, who is at
tending summer school at Brevard
college, spent the week-end with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester
Mrs.- Charles" AHenr f Atlanta,
Ga., is visiting her sister, Mrs.
Sam L. Rogers at Rogers Hall.
Mrs. William Krichenbaum, of
Baltimore, Md., ij spending several
days with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. R. D. Wells, at their home on
Franklin Route 1. Mrs. Krichen
baum will be remembered as the
former Miss Lois Wells.
Mrs. Stanhope Sams of Charles
ton, S. C.,. is spending some time
with her sister, Mrs. J. W. C.
Mrs. W. R. Penland and chil
dren, of Cleveland, Ohio, are vis
iting Mrs. Penland's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. A. Gabe, at their
home on Franklin Route 2, and
other relatives in Franklin and
Mrs. Graham Grindstaff, of West
Asheville, was visiting her mother,
Mrs. Jennie Palmer last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam D. Alexander
arid young son, of Scott, Ark.,
came Saturday for a visit to Mrs.
Alexander's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Gus Leach. Mr, Alexander was for
merly assistant county agent for
Wade Moody, of Asheville, spent
the week-end with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Moody on
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Higdon, of
Gastonki, spent last week visiting
relatives and friends at Higdon
ville and at West's Mill.
Mr. and Mrs. Henderson Gallo
way went to Andrews on Monday
afternoon to attend the funeral of
Mrs. Calloway's aunt.
Mrs. Texie Ramsey, who"" has been
visiting her sister, Mrs. Lilly Er
win in Chattanooga, Tenn., and her
two daughters, Mrs. Wade II.
Moody and Mrs. Grace Campbell
ifi Asheville, spent the week-end
here with relatives and friends, i
W. H. Hawkins and son, W. H.
Hawkins, Jr., of Marion were vis
itors in Franklin Thursday.
J. V. Twiggs, merchant of Hia
wassee, Ga., has returned to his
home after spending several days
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rob
ert Ramsey at Tellico. For the past
14 years Mr. Twiggs has been com
ing to the Ramsey home for his
Mrs. Arnold Clark and Miss
Louise Southards left Wednesday
for Pontiac, Mich., where Mrs.
Clark will join her husband who
has employment there.
Mrs. L. B. Aneel of Haines Citv.
Fla., with Patty Angel and May
Jane Angel, her daughters, were
guests of Dr. and Mrs. Furman
Angel on Wednesdays
Dr. Leo Delaney, prominent sur
geon of Winston-Salem is a patient
Worthy Grand Matron Makes Official Visit Here
tr,.: uf? ' : . -:3iA
XJllSL ' '- . ' K,.::, -V.'l
Mrs. Billings' Brother
Killed In Auto Accident
Mrs. M. D. Billings received a
telegram on Sunday afternoon tell
ing of the death .of her brother, J.
D. Clark, of Portersville, Calif.,
who was killed in an automobile
accident .on Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. John - R. Slagle
announce the birth of a son, John
R, Jr., at Angel hdspital on Sat
urday night, August 10. Mrs. Slagle
was the former Miss Alice Davis..
Reunion August 25
The Campbell-Cunningham fam
ilies will hold ' tlieir .annual reun
ion at Arrowood Glade on Sunday,
August 25. All members of these
two families are expected to be
Reunion August 25 i
The Stamey family reunion will
be held at the home of ... Robert
Stamey on South Skeenah on Sim
day, August 25. An invitation has
been extended to all the descen
dants of this family to allend.
Mrs. Leola M.. Byerly of Salisbury, Worthy Grand Matron of the
Grand Chapter of North Carolina, order of the Eastern Star, will make
her official visit to Nequassa Chapter No. 43 here at a special meeting
at the Masonic Temple Monday night.
under treatment at the Angel Clin
ic Miss Margurette Hall, of Uma
tilla, Fla., is spending several days
in Franklin, the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. Ben McGlamery, at their
home oh Harrison avenue.
Misses Jewell and Gladys Simp
son, of McEwen, Tenn., are visit
ing their cousins, Mrs. Vera Henry
and Mrs. Howard Gilespie, at their
homes on Bonny Crest.
MiSs Carol KnocS, of Atlanta,
Ga., is spending several days with
Miss Elizabeth Wasilik at her
home in the Orlando apartment.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Y. Crawley, of
Griffin, Ga., are spending several
days with Mrs. Crawley's grand
mother, Mrs. S. H. Lyle, Sr., at
their home on Harrison avenue.'
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Franklin,
of Murphy, spent the week-end on
Franklin Route 4, with Mr. Frank
lin's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry
R. Franklin, and with Mrs. Frank
lin's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Her-,
man Dean on East Main street.
Dover R. Fouts, of Burnsville,
Spent the week-end visiting his
father, Dr. J. H. Fouts and Mrs.
Fouts on Iotla street. On his re
turn he was' accompanied by Miss
Frances Ashe who will spend sev
eral days in Burnsville visiting.
Thomas W.' Porter, Jr., left; Sat
urday for his home in Nashville,
Tenn. On Sunday Mrs. Porter and
little daughter, Eve, left for
Wrightville, Ga., for a visit with
Mrs. Porter's father before return
ing to Nashville. For the past two
weeks they have been visiting Mr.
Porter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.
W. Porter, Sr.
John Jones-, who recently Under
went a very serious operation at
Angel hospital, is able to be out
Mrs, Lelia Gibson, of Waynes
ville, spent this week visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs.N James Dry
man, at their home near the Co
zad roller .mill.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L; Bryson 111,
and daughter, Robert, of Central
City, Ky., have taken an apart
ment in the home of Mr. Ramsey's
aunt, Mrs. Charles O. Ramsey on
Miss Ruth Higgins is: spending
several days in Candler, the guest
of Miss Edith Rutherford.
Mr. and Mrs. Lowell Stevens
and baby of Candler, are spend
ing two weeks with Mrs. Stevens'
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Sel
lers on Franklin Route 4.
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Hollyfield,
of .Coebon, Va., are houseguests of
Mr. and Mrs. Charles O. Ramsey,
at their home on Iotla street.
The many friends of Mrs. E. R.
Kennebrew will be glad to learn
that she is much improved and is
recuperating at the home of her
sister, Mrs. Lee Crawford. ,
Captain and Mrs. E. L. Veasey
left Wednesday1 for Wilton where
Captain Veasey has accepted a po
sition as district principal of the
Wilton district schools.
Mrs. R. D. Sisk has returned to
Franklin, after spending ' several
weeks with her daughter, Mrs. A.
F Gouge and Dr. Gouge at their
liome in Bakersville.
' " "
Identical Names Cause
Mistake In Identity
Miss Ruth Smith of Cullowhee,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis
J.- Smith of Cullowhee, and grand
daughter1 of Mrs. J. L. West, Sr.,
of West's Mill, Wishes to correct
an item in last week's Press. Her
identity was confused with that of
another Miss Ruth Smith of Sylva,
whose parents are Mr. and Mrs.
Lewis Smith, of Sylva, and whose
marriage to P. B. O'Kelly of Sylva
was announced in, August 1 issue.
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