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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4. 1941
THE FRANKLIN PRESS AND THE. HIGHLANDS MACON UN
COMINGS AND GOINGS
ITEMS FOR THIS COLUMN PHONE 24
Miss Rosalee Kiser, daughter of
' Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Kiser of
. Franklin, became the bride of
Virgil Watkins of Franklin Sat
urday, November 29. The young
couple were married in Clayton,
The groom is the son of Mr
and Mrs. Watkins of Franklin.
The young couple will reside with
, the groom's parenrts for the time
; being. .
QUILTING PARTY i
A delightful 'surprise for their
pastor's ,wife was the feature, of
an all-day quilting party at the
home pf Mrs. Harmon Sanders re
' Those present were Mrs; Boise
Hall, Mrs. Glen Robinson, Mrs.
Robert Coribin Mrs. Norman Mc-
DcHuald, Mrs. Fred Norris, Mrs.
Ed. Johnson, Mrs. Fred- Kirkland,
Miss Ethel Kirkland, Mrs. Charlie
Saunders, Mrs. Fred Palmer and
Mrs. Philip Green.
'A delicious dinner was served
by the hostess, Mrs;-' Sanders and
a very pleasant day was spent in
quilting and visiting. Mrs. Green
was the pleased recipient of the
quilt at the end of thd .day.' .;
U. D. C. TO MEET
WITH MRS. CONLEY
The Macon county Chapter of
the' United Daughters of the Con
federacy will hold the December
meeting at the home of Mrs. Lest
er Coniey dn Monday, December
8 at 3 p. m. Christmas plans will
be made at this meeting.
Has 2500 Weather Bird
Calendars for 1942
In order to get proper distribu
tion of these valuable calendars
we will have to limit them to
heads of home. Come and get
yours today !
DEMONSTRATION CLUB 1
MEETINGS FOR DEC. 8-12
The schedule for the Home
Demonstration Club meetings for
the week of December 8-12 is as
follows: Monday, Stiles, Mrs. lleo
Owenby; Tuesday, Oak Grove,
Mrs. Beulah Bradley ; Tuesday,
i'atton settlement, Mrs. Florence
Frazier (all day); Wednesday,
Union; Mrs. J. W. Addington,
(all day) ;Thursday, Hickory
Knoll, Mrs. Jim Gray, (after
noon) ; Friday, West's Mill, School
Inr addition. to the regular meet
ing this week, on Dec. 8, the
home agent is to attend a special
meeting in Waynesville , of all
agents in the district. Mr. Nis
wonger, extension horticulturist,
Mr. Farnham, Dairy Specialist,
and Mr. Harris, Dairy Specialist,
will be at the meeting.
BOX SUPPER FOR
A box supper for the benefit of
the Red Cross ; Roll Call was held
by 'the people of West's Mill
community at the school house
last Friday evening, under the di
rection of Mrs. Clyde West, rol
call chairman, assited by Helen
The proceeds netted $36.00. The
Anderson family furnished the
music and ' Roy Mashhurn was
Mrs. ' George K. McConnell of
Webster was Miss Salhe E,
Dowdle of Franklin before her
marriage last Thursday afternoon
W. M. U. WILL MEET
Mrs. A. ft. Higdon will be in
charge of the program at the
meeting of the Woman's Mission
ary Union at the Franklin Baptist
Church on Thursday, December 11,
at 3 p. m.
GARDEN CLUB PLANS
At the meeting of the Garden
Club at the home of Mrs. H E.
Church, on Monday afternoon, Mrs.
Ben Woodruff spoke on "Christ
mas Decorations, Interior and Ex
terior," and members brought toys
for the Christmas boxes that the
Garden Club will arrange and send
to needy children in the county
Mrs. T. W. Angel, president, ap
pointed Mrs. Church to report on
Pearl's Beauty Shop
Extends Good Wishes
THE BANK OF FRANKLIN
Bees Grocery Specials
Good Flour, 24-lb. bag, plain 65c
48-Ib. bag, plain $1.25
Rexall Coffee, Mb. bag.. 20c 3-lb. bag.. S$c
Cottonseed Meal, 7 $2.25
P, A. Tobacco, can 11c
Sugar, 10-lb. bag .................. ...................... .. 60c
A 41 -piece set of Victory Dinnerware FREE to
every customer. Free delivery around town. We
YOU SAVE WHEN YOU TRADE AT
Georgia Road " B.T. Sanders
Make Western Auto Store
N Your Headquarters
.Our selection of toys is far better than we
anticipate due to National Defense. We urge
everybody to buy early so that the kiddie will
not be disappointed on Christmas morning. .
We have a wide selection of toys that are sure
to please, for you to choose from.
WESTERN AUTO STORE
MISS DOWDLE BRIDE
OF G. K. M'CONNELL
The Cozad home was the scene
of a beautiful wedding last Thurs
day afternoon, November 27, : at
2:30 o clock, when Miss Sallie
Dowdle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs
HarVe Dowdle, became the bride
of George K. McConnell of Web
ster. OnJy a few friends and rela
tives witnessed the cerernojiy which
was performed by the bride s pas
tor, the Rev. Philip L. Green.
The home was decorated with
chrysanthemums,1 holly and green-
ry, the marriage service was held
in the living room. Immediately
after, a three tiered wedding cake
was cut in the dining room.
The bride wore; a going-away
gown of bronze greeni crepe with
matchwg hat and black accessories
Mr. McConnell is the son of
George McConnell of Webster and
the late Mrs. McConnell. He is
employed by the Olivine Products
corporation at Webster.
Immediately following the wed
ding Mr. and Mrs. McConnell left
by motor cm a short wedding trip,
after which they will be at home
Attending the wedding were Miss
Margaret Jo McConnell, a sister of
the bridegroom, of Webster ; Wood
row Cowan, a cousin of the bride
groom, of Webster; Miss Blanche
Hall, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Coniey,
Mrs. Emma Huskin, Mrs. C. S.
Brown, Jr., Mrs. R. M. Waldroop
J. A. ConJey, Mrs. Lester S. Con
ley and Mrs. Cozad.
underprivileged children whom the
club will remember with gifts.
Mrs. J. Ward Long and Mrs.
J. A. Sutton were assistant host
esses. . The January meeting will
be at the home of Mrs. T. W.
Angel, with Mrs. Frank Kilhan
and Mrs. C. N. Dowdle assisting.
The Rev. A. Rufus Morgaro will
be the speaker for the meeting.
Mrs. John DeHart, of Tellico,
N. C, spent last week with her
daughter, Mrs. Ervin Smith, at
her home on Franklin, Route 3.
J. L. West, Jr., young son of
Dr. and Mrs. Lyl West, under
went an operation . for acute ap
pendicitis at Arigel Clinic Thanks
giving Day. His condition is
good., Young Mr. West is a
student at Brevard College and
was brought here for the opera
tion. Miss- Doris Corbin who is at
tending the University of Tenn.,
at Knoxville, spent the Thanks
giving holidays with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. O. C Corbin, at
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thompson
and son Charles, sperat the week
end in Knoxville, Tenn. Mrs. A.
F. Thompson, Mr. Thompson's
mother, returned with them for a
Miss Lassie Kelly, who recently
underwent an appendix operation
at Angel hospital, has returned to
her home and is improving &tead-
Mrs. Vivian Gelinas of Marion
spent the weekend in Franklin
Mr. and Mrs. C B. Harrison
of Rocky Mount visited Mr. and
Mrs. Zeb Coniey last week.
J. W. Wilson of Nantahala was
in Franklin on Monday.
Mrs. Sam Bryson, Jr.. and df-h-
ter spent last weekend withi Uzt,
Virgil Cooke at their . home on
VVestgate road, Asheville.
Mr. Sam Bryson, Mac Bryson
and Sammie Bryson .spent Sunday
with . relatives in Norton.
Miss Ruth Dixon spent the past
weekend in Asheville visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Sloan left
Tuesday for Raleigh where they
will make their new home.
Miss Rosalind Bui gin spent the
past weekend in Franklin visiting
friends and relative.
Repair Urged By Defense
In a letter 1 from Secretary of
Agriculture Claude R.. Wickard,
every farmer in this county is be
ing' urged to repair his farm ma
chinery now instead of waiting un
til Spring. .The Secretary has ask
ed the County USDA Defense
Board to organize and carry out,
before' March 15, a complete farm
machinery repair and recondition
The .secretary's appeal points ou
the need and urgency of the farm
machinery - repair move, and asks
support and aid of manufacturers,
merchants, mechanics, blacksmiths,
schools and colleges. i
The letter, in part, follows :
"The year of 1942 will be a
critical one for farmers. . . . The
Food For Freedom program calls
for record farm production. At
the same time,, defense will limit
available farm labor. Farmers who
are- unable to get enough labor
will have to rely more and more
upon farm machinery but the de
fense p -rogram will mean much
less new farm machinery ira 1942.
. . . You can help your country
and yourself by repairing your old
machinery, now, rather than atr
tempting to get new machinery
."The Government is takhug steps
to provide, as much steel and other
metal as may be needed " for all
necessary repairs for farm ma'
chinery in 1942. To be sure of a
supply of necessary repair parts,
manufacturers need to know how
much will be required. The only
way to be sure of repair parts is
to order them immediately. Fail
ure to make repairs how may mean
a crop loss later.
The Secretary suggested the fol
lowing things to be done at once:
Check over your old machinery,
Miss Ruth Higgins, a student at
Brenau college, spent her Thanks
giving here this past weekend. She
visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. L. Young of Charlotte spent
the weekend here visiting his fam-
Mr. and Mrs. William Blaine
spent the past weekend in Frank
lin visiting Mr. Blaine's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C T. Blaine.
Mrs. Mary Allman is seriously
ill at the home of John Harrison
on Harrison avenue.
The following Macon countv bovs
after completing their training at
Camp Callan, Calif., were sent to
Honolulu. Warden Russell, Carl
Jones, Elden Amnions, Grady Guf-
tey, Weaver Hurst. Carl Gibsom
and Howard Moses. "
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Erxin
Smith, an eight and one half
pound son, Carol Joseph, on. Nov.
ith., at their home on Franklin.
Route 3. Both mother and babv
are doing nicely.
"Order necessary parts from
"If parts cannot be obtained,
notify your County USDA Defense
"As replacement needs arise
throughout the year, use substitutes
for steel and iron wherever pos
sible." The Secretary's appeal points
out that in many areas, county
agents and vocational agricultural
teachers are arranging for instruc
tion in . farm machinery repair.
This, he adds, should be taken ad
vantage of by farmers or members
of farmer families.
After twelve months of total
service, a seaman in the U. S.
Navy is eligible for promotion
We Think the New Building is Fine
The Dixie Grill
We Specialize Fried Chicken the Way
It Should Be Cooked
BEAUTIFUL GIFT SETS
FOR THE LADIES
Distinctively Styled and Complete With
THE FINEST COSMETICS
No Christmas Is Complete Without
A Box of Candy
We Offer Your Choice Between
IPerrys mug Stowre
Extends Congratulations . v
To the Bank of Franklin
On the beautiful building they have added to
the Town and County
THIS WEEK'S PROGRAM
Wednesday and Thursday, December 3rd and 4th:
"ONE FOOT IN HEAVEN"
Friday, December 5th:
Marjorie Weaver, George Reeves In
"MAN AT LARGE"
Also: No. 7, "WINNERS OF THE .WEST"
Saturday, December 6th:
Double Feature Program
Ritz Bros, and the Andrew Sisters In.
:. . " "ARGENTINE NIGHTS"
And Johnny Mack Brown In "PONY POST'
Monday and Tuesday, December 8th and 9th:
"I WAKE UP SCREAMING"
Wednesday, December 10th:
Ruth Hussey In "MARRIED BACHELOR"