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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 141
THE FRANKLIN PRESS AND THE HIGHLANDS MACONIAN
MRS. H. G. STORY
- Highland Presbyterian Church
.. Rev. H. T. Bridgman, Minuter
10 a. m. Sunday school and
11 a. m.-1 Morning worship and
3 p. m.T Sunday school, Shortoff.
7 p. m. Christian Endeavor.
4 p. m. Wednesday, Junior Chris
tian Endeavor at the Manse.
7:30 p. m. Wednesday prayer
meeting and address by Rev. James
Highlands Methodist ' Church
' Rev. J. S. Higgins, Pastor
10 a. m. Preaching.
11 a. m. Preaching.
2:30 p. m. Preaching.
Church of th Incarnation
Rt. A. Rufua Morgan, Rector
.10 a. m. Church school. .
Highlands Baptist Church
Rev. J. G. Benfield, Pastor
10 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Sermon.
7 p. m. B. T. U.
8 p. m. Sermon.
IN C. OF C OFFICE
The Chamber of Commerce in
formation office at the intersection
of Main and Fourth streets has
been converted into police head
quarters and Chief Ed Rogers is
now established in his new office.
The telephone number is 96. Con
nected with the telephone will be
an outside bell, whose ring can be
heard in the downtown section, amd
is for, use when Chief Rogers is
out of the city.
WHITE COON FROM S. C.
SLATED FOR MUSEUM
A white coon caught by Bill
Neely and Sam Baty on theif hunt
ing trip to Beaufort, S. G, has
been the source of considerable
comment in town, since it is the
first white coon sportsmen here
have' ever seen. Rumor has it that
the pelt or skin is to be given to
the Highlands Museum, and sev
eral people have expressed hope
that this rumor may become a
realitv. and that the Museum may
have the skin to display along with
the golden eagle and northern
raven, two very rare specimens al
ready at the museum.
MRS. ZACHARY AND MISS
GUMBEL HONORED AT
Mrs. C. C. Potts entertained
Thursday evening, November 27,
with a turkey dinner honoring her
mother, Mrs. Mary Zachary, on
her birthday anniversary. A very
nprnranvr norai arraneeiuenu unx-
inal in design, centered the table.
Fifteen guests were invited and
Mrs. Zachary was the recipient of
many lovely gifts on the very de
Little Miss Yvonne Gumbel cele
brated her tenth anniversary at
the Potts House on the same eve
ning. Seated at Yvonne's table
were her mother and grandmother,
Mrs. Irving S. Gumbel and Mrs.
Kolman; her teacher, Miss Sarah
Thompson, Anne Anderson, Mary
Deas Anderson, Mama Cobb, Mary
Mascom Cook, Sarah Hall, Isabel
Hall and Dick Rice. Each of the
guests remembered the young hos
tess with an appropriate gift.
Birthday cakes and candles at
the two tables were a part of the
BY DRAMATICS CLUB
The dramatics club and the glee
club of Highlands school will pre:
sent a Christmas play of the Na
tivity, Venite Adoreums, at tht
school theatre about December 12.
The play will be under the direc
tion of Mrs. O. A. Reschke and
Mrs. Doris Abbott. The proceeds
from this play will be used for
The exact date and further de
tails will' be announced in next
week's paper. '
REV. JAMES M. CARR HERE
FOR CONFERENCE DEC 10
Rev. James M. Carr, Director of
Religious duration for the Synod
of Appalachia, will be at the Pres
byterian church here on-Wednesday
evening, December 10, at the
prayer meeting hour, which be
gins at 7:30, for an informal con
ference on : the educational pro
gram of the church.
Rev. H. T. Bridgman, pastor of
the church, asks that all those in
terested in the children and young
people of . the church, and espe
cially the elders of the church, the
officers and teachers of the Sun
day school; the' officers and ad
visors of the Junior and Senior
Endeavor, and the secretary of re
ligious education of the Woman's'
Auxiliary be present at this meet
ing. HOWARD PEARSON'S
An engagement announcement of
special interest here is that of Miss
Helen. Fitts of Springfield, Mas,.,
to Howard Pearson also of Spring
field, son of Mrs. AK R. Nail of
Highlands and Carrabelle, Fla., and
the late William Pearson. He was
born in Chicago, 111., and spent
much of his youth here. He is a
graduate of Highlands high school
and of North Carolina State col
lege, Raleigh, where he specialized
in mechanical engineering.
The marriage will take place in
Springfield on January 3. .
MRS. LOUIS EDWARDS
Mrs. Louis Edwards is the new
ly elected organist and choir di
rector in -charge -of -thfr music: at
the morning services at the Pres
byterian church. As the former
Miss Elizabeth Swain of Pinehurst,
Ga., Mrs. Edwards studied music
at Wesleyan Conservatory in Ma
con, Ga., and at the Atlanta . Con
servatory of Music. She also stud
ied voice under Prof.-Edgar How4
erton at the Atlanta Conservatory.
A few years ago this church was
given a pipe organ by Ralph Hodg
son of Athens, Ga., as a memorial
to his mother, the late Mrs. Jos
eph M. Hodgson. This was the
Hodgson family organ and used
for many years by Hugh Hodgson,
noted . Georgia musician.
ENTERTAINED CARD CLUB
Mrs. Thomas C. Harbsion enter
tained the Wednesday Card Club
with dessert bridge at the Potts
House last week. Four tables were
in , play. Guests of the . club . were
Mrs. Irving S. Gumbel, Mrs. Kol
man, Mrs. J. E. Root, and ,. Dr.
Jessie Z. Moreland.
Miss Sarah Gilder won high score
club prize and Mrs. John C. Blan-
chard was final winner of the club
traveling prize. High score guest
prize was won by Mrs. Gumbel
and the guest traveling prize went
to Mrs. Root. .
BY RONALD BATY
The Highlands high school bas
ketball team wishes to thank the
grades for the "Major Bowes" pro
gram given last week at the school
theatre, which netted $20.00 for the
team. Prizes in this .contest went
to Buddy Thompson and Walter
Morgan. The program was very
interesting and showed that High
lands has a lot of talent.
On Saturday night the high
school Golden Eagles journeyed to
Rabun Gap, Ga., and lost a close
game to the Rabun Gap Indians.
Bud "Sam" .Thompson and Bud
"Cedric" Potts were the outstand
ing players, although credit can be
given to all the boys for their
improvement over the first three
Pending games are with Rosman
high; Waihalla High; Cherokee In
dian School; Otter Creek High,.
the latter to be a double-header
between the first and second teams
of both schools. Any teams inter
ested in scheduling games are re
quested to write to Coach, High
lands School, Highlands, N. C. .
W. W. U. HOLDS
WEEK OF PRAYER
The Woman's Missionary Union
of the Baptist church held the first
meeting of the Week of Prayer
for the Lottie Moon offering at
the pastrium on Monday after
noon. Speakers on Monday's pro
gram wefe Mrs. Marvin Baty, Mrs.
Carl Zoellner, Mrs. W. A. Hays,
Mrs. Lawrence Hicks, Miss Nannie
Rogers and Mrs. S. T. Marett.
Others-present at Monday's meet
ing were Mrs. Benson Neely, Miss
Bettie Reese, Rev. and Mrs. J. G.
Benfield and Mrs. Ed Rogers.
'Program leaders for Friday will
be Mrs. Guy Paul, Mrs. Benson
Neely, Mrs. Floyd Rogers, Mrs.
Lawrence Hicks, Mrs. Carl Zoell
nef and Mrs. O. F. Summer.
Friday's meeting will also be held
at the pastorium since the furnace
is being installed in the church
this week and other finishing work
done on the main auditorium.
Announcement has been made of
the marriage of Miss Minnie Smith
of Waihalla, S. C, to E. Carlton
Cleaveland of Highlands. The cere
mony was quietly solemnized, in
Clayton, Ga., on November 25.
.The bride' is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Smith of Wai
halla. Mr. Cleaveland is the son
of Mrs. Bessie A. Cleaveland of
Highlands and the late W. M.
Cleaveland. Mr. and Mrs. Cleave
land are making their home in
MORE ROLL CALL
Additional Red Cross members
turned in by Mr. Frank H. Potts,
Roll. Call chairman :
Charles J. Anderson, Mrs, Char
les J. Anderson, Robert Reese,
Mrs. Hazel Sloan, J. F. Chapman,
Florence, S. C; Mrs. J. F, Chap,
man, Frorence, S. C; Mary Ed
wards, R. J. , Price, J. C. Blara
chard, Mrs. J. C. Blanchard, C. F.
Redden, Jr., Arthur L. Bliss, Mrs.
Arthur "L. Bliss, Rev. J. G. Ben
field, Mrs. Carl Zoellner, Julian
Zoellner, W. A. Bryson, -Mrs.;. R.
J. Baty, Mrs. Ben Keener, C. W.
Quinn, $1.00, donation $2.00, Mrs.
C. W. Quinn, $1.00, Mrs. G. D.
Edwards, C. F. Redden,, Mrs. C.
F. Redden. V
Red Cross members turned in by
Mrs. W. H. Cobb:
Miss Dorothea Harbison, Miss
Gertrude Harbison, Mrs. A. C.
Holt, James C. Mell, Miss Sara
Gilder, A. S. Perry, W. S. Davis,
Mrs. W. S. Davis, Frank B. Cook,
Mrs. Frank B. Cook, W. W. Ed
wards, Mrs, W. W, Edwards, Rich
ard C. Holt, Miss Albertina Staub,
Miss Ruth Carter, Mrs. Elliot Ca
ziarc, W. H. Cobb, Mrs. W: H.
Cobb, Tudor N. Hall, Mrs. Tudor
N. Hall, Mrs. E. R. Gilbert, Jack
M. Hall, Mrs. Jack M. Hall, Rev.
H. T. Bridgman, Mrs. H. T; Bridg
man, Miss Rebecca Nail, Mrs. Guy
Paul,' Miss Charlotte Elliott, Miss
Esther Elliott, Miss Marie Hugef,
Doyle Burgess, S. T. Marett, Mrs
S. T. Marett, Henry Wright, Clar
ence E. Mitchell, H. W. Sloan,
George A. Townsend, Mrs. George
A. Townsend, Harry Holt, W. P.
Pierson, L. A. Edwards, Mrs. L
A. Edwards, Mrs. O. E. Your.-g,
Miss Cora Miltimore.
Miss Estelle Edwards, University
of Georgia student, at Atheas, spent
the weekend here with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Edwards.
Miss Edwards has been elected to
serve on the business staff of the
"Pandora", University of Georgia
Yearbook, and is also a member
of the student government.
Prof, and Mrs. 1. A. Hodces of
Jasper, Fla., spent the weekend
here ' at their summer cottace in
the Mirror Lake section. Prof
Hodges is principal of the Jasper
high school, which has an . enroll
ment of approximately six hundred
Mrs. T. H. Keener expects to
spend this weekend in Atlanta,
where she will visit her daughters,
the Misses Mary and Jessie Keen
er. Miss Jessie Keener is taking
the nurses' training course at St.
Joseph's Infirmary, and Miss Mary
Keener graduated from that insti
tution last year.
Miss MozeMe Bryson and Miss
Virginia Mae Edwards, sophomores
at Brevard college spent the past
weekend here with ' their parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. A; Bryson and
Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Edwards.
Mr. and Mrs. Carter Talley have
announced the birth of a son at
their home here on Fridav. No
vember 21, who has been given the
name Bobby Joe.
Mr. and Mrs." George Cubbedge
of Savannah, Ga., entertained a
weekend house party of relatives
and friends at their recently com
pleted home just off the Waihalla
L. D. Rouse of Montgomery, Ala.,
was a weekend guest at the Potts
House, Mr. Rouse is building an
elaborate new home . on the Dil
lard road near the Country Club.
Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Bolton' of
Commerce, Ga., spent last Thurs
day, Georgia's Thanksgiving Day,
here with Mrs. Bolton's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Davis!
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Mc
Carty of Atlanta announce the
birth of a son on Friday, December
1, at St. Joseph's Infirmary, who
has been given' the name George
W. McCarty III. Mrs. McCarty is
the former Miss Connie Perry of
Charleston, S. C, and Highlands.'
Prof. William L. Lippincott of
Clemson College', spent the week
end here at his cottage on Mirror
Lake.. . .: '- . !
The Curt Wilson Grocery and
Feed Store, on Fourth Street has
had a telephone installed for the
convience of their customers.
Miss Josephine Gates, teaches in
the Lakemont, Ga., school, spent
the Thanksgiving holidays here
with the Rev. and Mrs. H. T.
Bridgman. Miss Cates was gradu
ated last year from Agnes Scott
college. A recent guest of the
Bridgmans was their mother, Mrs.
A. C. Bridgman of Gainesville, Ga.,
who was en route to Charlotts.ville,
Va., for a visit.
Miss June Thompson, a freshman
at Cullowhee college, is spending
several days here with her moth
er, Mrs. H. P. P. Thompson and
Mrs. Frank H. Potts and daugh
ter,s, the Misses Jessie and Nancy
Potts, spent last Friday in At
lanta, going down with Mr. and
Mrs. Jay F. Chapman, who will
visit lor a while in Atlanta be
fore ' i, returning to their home in
Florence, S. C.
Julian Zoellner will heave Sun
day for West Palm Beach, Fla.,
where he has a position for the
Resolutions On Passing Of
Mrs.'E. R. Gilbert was re-elected
president of the Woman's aux
iliary of the Church of the Incar
nation at ' the November meeting,
held on the 27th. Mr.s. A. C. Holt
was elected secretary and Mrs. W.
S. Davis was re-elected treasurer.
At this meeting the following reso
lutions in the death of Miss Dur
gin were adopted by the auxiliary.
"Whereas, God in His great wis
dom has removed from our midst
our friend and co-worker, Miss
Bernice . Durgin : .
"Be it re'solved that we bow our
selves in humble submission to His
judgment iin so doing; and be it
further resolved that in the death
of Miss Durgin we have lost a.
valued and "valuable member of the
church and auxiliary and a useful
citizen of the town, and that we
express to her family our deep re
gret at her passing.
"Be it further resolved that a
copy of these resolutions be enter
ed on the minutes of the Wo
man's Auxiliary, that a copy be
sent to her sister, Mrs, Fred E.
Carter, and that a copy be' pub
lished in the Franklin Press."
The resolutions were drawn by
a committee composed of Mrs. A.
C. Holt, Mrs. J. A. Hines and Mrs.
H. G. Story.
Even horses don't . understand
English in Iceland, according to
U. S. Marines stationed there.
Queer Icelandic customs, together
with autos and ,carts being driven
on the left side' of the streets are
confusing, Leathernecks report
Asks Attention To Rules
For Holiday Mailing
Postmaster C. C. Potts advises
that compliance with the follow-:
ing suggestions will greatly aid the
postoffice. and insure the prompt
handling of Christmas mail.
Christmas presents, cards and
a week or ten days before Christ
mas. One of the most important
"musts" in wrapping and packing
Christmas parcels is the use of
strong paper and heavy twine.
Listed under the articles require
ing special packing are umbrellas,
be reinforced their full length by
canes and golf sticks, which should
strong strips of wood and tightly
wrapped. Hats and shoes should
be packed in solid fiberboard or
double-faced corrugated fibre-board
boxes. Ordinary pasteboard hat
boxes must be crated. Sharp-pointed
or sharp-edged instruments or
tools must, have points and edges
fully guarded to prevent injury to
clerks in handling or . damage to
other mail. Books must have edges
well protected with stiff material
and packed in wooden or strong
fiberboard box. Candies should be
enclosed in strong outside contain
In packing fragile articles use
liberal quantities of excelsior or
like material, in, around and be
tween the articles and Outside con
tainer. Glassware, crockery or fra
gile toys must be packed so as
to prevent the escape of particles
or pieces if broken in transit.
Boxes of cigars must be wrapped
in Corrugated pasteboard and pack
ed in a manner to prevent damage
by shock or jar.
Addresses Mot Be Plain
All articles easily brokeij or
damaged must be plainly marked
Be sure that addresses are com
plete and plainly written. A re
turn address should be placed in
the upper lefthand corner of every
piece of mail. If a tag is used the
address and return address should
also be written on the wrapper for
use if the tag is lost, and a copy
it the address should be enclosed
inside the parcel.; Postage must be
fully prepared on all mail. .
No parcel may be more than 100
inches in length and Birth com
bined nor exceed 70 pounds in
weight, feri&hable articles should
be so marked and packed in suit
able containers. ,
iRearnlar airmail ,) .
0 ..... LII'VltlLJ i
preferred for airmail. If plain en
velopes with the proper amount of
postage are used they must be con
spicuously endorsed near the ' adl
dress "Via Air Mail" Ari:.!
Delivery-Air Mail" as the case
may be. The fact that they bear
air mail or special delivery stamps
is not sufficient. Air mail may be
registered, insured or sent C O. D.
Special Delivery stamps should
be used for special delivery mail.
but if ordinary stamps in the prop
er amount are used, the words
"Special Delivery" must be written
or printed on the envelope Or wrap
per immediately below but never
on the stamps. Special delivery
means immediate delivery and is
for speed and not for safety.
1st, 2nd, 4th Class
Written matter in the nature of
correspondence cannot be enclosed
in parcels. A letter placed in an
envelope addressed to correspond
with the address on the parcel and
(Continued on Page Eleven)
Highlamds Buasimess People
ARE HAPPY TO EXTEND THEIR CONGRATULATIONS AND GOOD WILL
:: ' v TO : ' '
The IB a ok' of Ft a n k lin
And to Our Neighbors in Franklin and Macon County on the Handsome
PJew Bank Building Wfiich is an Asset to the County's Business Interests
AUSTIN Baker, Watchmaker & Jeweler
FRED B. COOK, Real Estate-Rentals-Insurance
W. P. CLEAVELAND, Town Clerk
F. A. EDWARDS, General Merchandise
HOTEL EDWARDS, Open all Year
ESTHER'S BEAUTY SHOP
JACK M. HALL1, guilder Building Supplies
HIGHLANDS AUTO SERVICE
HIGHLANDS BARBER & BEAUTY SHOP
HIGHLANDS DRUG STORE,
HIGHLANDS SCHOOL THEATRE
S. T. MARETT, Real Estate-Insurance-Rentals
POTTS HOUSE, Open All Year
TALLEY & BURNETTE
TALLEY'S SERVICE STATIQN
CURT WILSON, Grocery & Feed Store
WITS' END GIFT SHOP, Mr. O. E. Young