THE raKklin presS AND the highlands4 Macon ian
THURSDAY, DEC 11, IMi
COMINGS AND GOINGS
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The Franklin Choral Society Will
give its anroual Christmas program
on Thusrady, December 18, at 7:30
p. m., at the Baptist church, ac
cording to an announcement by the
Rev. P. L. Green, director. The
program will be printed next week
The Woman's Society of Chris
tian Service of the Franklin Meth
odist church, meeting at the home
of Mrs. J. L. Barnard, elected, the
following officers for the coming
Mrs. Pearl Hunter, president ;
Mrs. Thomas W. Porter, vice
president; Mrs; Zeb W. Conley,
corresponding and recording sec
retary; Mr& Gordon Moore, treas
urer; Mrs. Harold T. Sloan, sup
eri,ntendent of Christian social re
lations; Mrs. Reba Tessier, super
intendent of publicity! Mrs. George
A, Jones, superintendent of spir
itual life: Mrs. W. A. Rogers, sup
children S work;
ling, wumcn, . mis; iwy . u.
ars, superintendent ot stu
work, and Mrs, James Pal-
Mrs. T. T. Hall, retiring 'presi
dent, presided and led a Christmas
program with the singing of Christ
mas carols. v
: Reports of committees were made
at the business ses&on.
Mrs. Gordon Moore assisted as
hostess and a delightful social hour
was enjoyed at the end Cl the
U. D. C. MEET
WITH MRS. CONLEY
Plans were made at the meeting
of the Macon chapter U. D. C. on
Monday to send a Christmas gift
of money to the two remaining
pensioners of the Confederacy still
with us. J. Matt Daves of Route
2, welt over 90 years old, and Jim
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Deal,' colored body servant of Col
onel Huger of Charleston, are Ma
con county's sole survivors of the
War Betwtr the States.
Mrs. H. E. ChurclThd, charge
of the program, which was pray
on her native state of Tennessee
Mrs. Church was presented with a
Frostoria bonbon dish is apprecia
tion of her two years' service as
president. She is now serving her
third term. '
A delicious salad and sweet
course . course was served by the
hostess, Mrs. Lester Conley.
RED CROSS SENDS
SHIPMENT OF GARMENTS
Mr& James E. Perry, Red Cross
Production chairman, has reported
that the Macon county chapter of
the Red Cross, shipped on lia
vember 28, the following garments
to the Export Depot in New Jer
sey: 65 girls' dresses, 60 women's
dresses, 12 men's sweaters, 5 wo
men's sweaters, 29 children's sweat
ers, 39 pairs . men's socks, 6 pairs
children's socks, 4 wool shawls, 72
. Mrs. Perry makes an urgent ap
peal for more knitters, also for
makers of baby blankets. Wool and
material in large quantities are
here to be distributed . to workers.
Quentin Waldroop, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Grady H. Waldroop, of
upper Cartoogechaye, who is sta
tioned at Fort Ontario, N. Y., has
recently written his parents that
he likes life in the Army fine.
Mrs. Mary Johnston Allman. is
reported very low at the home of
Mayor John Harrison.
Bill Moore who suffered a heart
attack last Sunday is reported
Miss Lassie Kelly who was taken
ill at the court house while report
ing court proceedings . last week,
is much better and able to sit up
Miss Mildred Cabe who is a
clerk in the Department of Justice,
division bf Federal Bureau of In
vestigation, Washington, came
hftme iora'Visit'td her parents last
weekend. ' ?
" Miss Audrey Conley, who holds
a position .with Western Union,
Asheville spent the weekend with
Three Macon county girls. Misses
Mildred Cabe, Audrey Conley and
Dorothy Southards, who are grad
uates of Blanton Business College,
Asheville, passed successfully the
examinations for FBI and other
civil service employment last fall.
Mrs. Lalar - Wiggins Carpenter,
widow of George Carpenter, with
her young daughter, Fanny Ada,
will make her home with her
Pen and Pencil Sets
Moving From Chatuge
Dam Area; Buying
- Homes Elsewhere
Three of the 55 families moving
from the Chatuge Dam reservoir
in Clay county, which will be floods
ed by this great TVA project,
have bought new homes and have
ky moved to Macon county.
They arethj families of George
Hogsed, Grover T3iiion and Fred
Henson, according to.Uw; Clay
County News. " 7"
An article in this newspaper
states that many of the families
of this mamoth immigration are
making preparations to move with
in the next 30 days, some to Geor
gia and neighboring counties: in
this state, others to other states;
These to date comprise only 20
families, many having found new
homes in Clay county.
Thirty-two families have not yet
found new locations, it is reported.
The resort home of Dr. Frank
Killian of Franklin will be in the
flooded area. ,
Work on this unit of power gen
crating unit of T. V. A. which
will impound the waters, of the
Hiawassee river is reported to be
progressing at a rapid rate.
Miss Doirthy Sloan Plays
At W. C U. N. C. Recital
At a music recital giyen Decem
ber 4 by majors in voice, organ,
and piano at Woman's college,
University of North Carolina, Miss
Dorthy Sloan, daughter of "Mr. and
Mrs. H. T. Sloan of Franklin, took
Two preludes, "Memories of Mac-
Dowell" and "In the Open Fields",
by Helen Boykin were played by
Miss Sloan at the piano. She 'is a
junior in college this year and is
majoring in public school music.
Many New Homes
Mark Residential Growth
Many new residences have been
completed in Franklin and vicinity
in recent month., keeping pace
with business growth, of the com
The largest residential structure
is the apartment house which is
rapidly nearing completion, being
built bv Gus Leach. The buildine
whiclf islocited at the corner bf
West Main and Bidwell streets is
a handsome three story brick edi
fice which comprises sax complete
modern four-room apartments and
two bachelor apartments. Mr.
Leach stated that he expects the
building to be completed -some time
Several modern homes' have been
erected on Harrison avenue within
the past six months. Mr. and Mrs.
Kay F. Montague are now living
in -an attractive frame bungalow
near the old Harrison home. Mr.'
and Mrs. Woodrow Reeves have
recently built a cew home complete
with every modern convenience.'
In the Fair Grounds section
Harley Stewart has just completed
a new rock house and W. H. Fin
ley is expected to complete the
building of his new home soon. '
In the East Franklin section,
. C Soper is building a hand
some residence on the hill opposite
the Hunnicutt home.
John W. Pennington has recent
ly completed a new home just out
side the corporate limits in cast
Dr. and Mrs. T. J. O Neil's resi
dence a few miles out on the
Highlands road is almost complete.
Local Boy Ordered
To Navy Sea Duty
. NORFOLK, VA, December 3.
Charles Austin Jacobs, of Aquone,
who recently enlisted in the United
States Navy at the Recruiting Sta
tion in Asheville, has been ordered
to active sea duty. He has just re
turned to the Norfolk Naval Train
ing Station, following nine days
leave "Which he earned upon com
pletion of six weeks of recruit
training here. -
Jacobs is among the twenty per
cent of recruits who were chosen
for immediate sea duty with the
United States Fleet
He is the ton of L. H. Jacobs
mother, Mrs. Laura Wiggins in the
Lieut Fred J. Gray of Randolph
Field, Texas, spent the Thanks
giving holidays with his parents,
Mr. and Utk J. J. Gray.
Bob Sloan and W. W. Sloan left
Wednesday evening to attend the
wedding of Lieut Neville Sloan and
Miss Frances Jane Harper at Fort
Bragg, which will take place on
Friday evening at 8 o'clock in the
Post ChapeL Bob Sloan will act
as hit brother's best man.
Pvt James R, Hunt hat left
Gibsonville and it now lUtksxd
Monument To Confederate
Soldiers Is Described
Book Published By U.D.C.
Chapters Of State
In a volume just off the . press
entitled "North Carolina's Confed -
erate Moumments and Memorials,
by Mrs. S. L. Smith, historian
1932-33 of the N. C. United Daugh-
ters of the Confederacy, there is
this account of Franklin's Con-
federate monument by the late W. ' l""!rer
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monument, know how it came
there, or the names of those wlwse
i The Xiarti county chapter of j
the U. I). C,"Hr. requested ' that
the record be published. The mon
ument square is jiow in the care
of the chapter. Major H. P. Ran
kin was the father of Miss Lily
Rankin, present secretary of the
locat cnapter ana tuts account was
taken from the presentation ad -
dress of Mr. .-Curtis. teacher and
scholar, or..e time editor of the
Franklin Press. ' .
"The idea of erecting a monu
ment to the. memory of Macon
County Veterans was f(irst conceiv
ed by Major H. P. Rankin. He has
labored with persistency and zeal
in the enterprise ever" since its in
auguration, and deserves credit and
honor for what has been accom
plished. "On November 26, 1903, at the
Major's call a number of veterans
met and organized the Macon
County Monument Association. He
was elected President and W. A
Curtis, secretary-treasurer. By an
Act of the General Assembly' in
1907 the Association was incor
porated and an act of the same
body passed in 1909 authorized the
Board of County Commissioners to
donate a plat of land in the Pub
lic Square 63 by 83 feet to the
Association on which to erect the
, Description of the Monument :
It consists of '27 stones; is 25
feet high above the concrete foun
dation, and built of fine Georgia
marble. The tix-foot statue was
made in. Italy of fine Italian mar
ble, and beautiful as a work of art
in its simplicity of form and pose.
It alone cost $600.00. The entire
weight of monument is about 35,
000 pounds and was erected by the
McNeel Marble Co., of Marietta,
,Ga., at a cost of $1,650. (I believe
the total cost was $2,500 more).
This square has , since been en
closed by a solid iron railing with
a gate bearing the name plate,
"Rankin Square", and a concrete
walk to the front - of . -the monu
ment. This was done- by popular
Mr. Curtis concluded his presen
tation with these words:
"In behalf of the Charles L.
Robinson Camp No. 47, United
Confederate Veteran? and the Ma
con County Monument Association,
I have the honor to present to
the citizens of Macon Couny this,
handsome monument, and I com
mend it to the ladies and sons and
daughters of the Confederate Vet
erans to be kept in order perpet
ually." ' Erected in 1909
In Memory of Sons ' of Macon
County Who Served in the '
' Confederate Army During
the War Period
Co. H-16 Regiment N. C. T. Inf.
Co. B39 Regiment N. C. T. Inf.
Co. C-65 Regimest N. C. T. 6th
Co. D-62 Regiment N. C. T. Inf.
Co. R- 9 Regiment N. C. T. Cav.
Co. L-39Regiment N. C. T. Inf.
Co. E-65 Regiment N. C. T. 6th
By MISS MAGGIE LED BETTER
Mr. and Mrs. Authur Bramlett
ami Mrs. Ada Dickerson and son
McCIellan, of Rabun Gap, Ga., and
Mr. and Mrs. Tearley Picklesimer
of Highlands, spent last Sunday
with Mrs. W. H. Moore.
Hugh , Cabe of Hiawassee, Ga.,
spent the weekend with his grand
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Cabe.
Henry Shook is visiting bis
daughter, Mrs. J. B. Canup and
Mr. Canup, and son, Ellard and
Mr. Shook of Brevard.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Moore spent
the "weekend with Mr. and Mrs.
Tearley Picklesimer of Highlands.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence .Hol
brooks spent the weekend with
Mrs. Holbrooks' mother, Mrs. Alex
Mr. and Mrs. Xan Morgan of
Franklin, visited Mrs. Morgan's
father, Andrew Pendergrass, Sun
George Hogsed, who is employed
with TVA at HayesvilW, 5pent the
weekend with bis wife and chil
dren. Miss Ella Moore and Elmer Mc
Dowell -of Highlands visited -Miss
Moore's mother, Mrs. W. H.
Moore, Sunday moraine.
Mrs. W. C Ledbetter spent Sun
day with her daughter, Mrs. Cecil
Van Hook, ot Green St
Farmers are bringing to a close
their best year since 1929 with pro
duction, prices, and income at high
level, reports the U. S. Bureau
C. Gordon Moore Head
Of Franklin Lodge
C. Gordon Moore was . named
. , .
i Y f'f ,We'ks meetmK f
Junauiskee Lodge .
wther offlcers clfed E- l'
ard. semor-. warden; Harry L.
W'lh.de, junior warden;. Fay K.
Swanson, secretary, and Hen.ry W.
The outgoing officers are: Tillery
T: Love, master; Ralph K. West,
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of Bryson City, senior warden; C.
n i . j u
fr. Mo"re- sretary, and M.
j B'"'nes Measurer. ;
Box Supper At ,
There will be a box supper and
cake walk Saturday night, De
cember 20, at the Hickory Knoll
school house. The jjroceeds will be
, used for the benefit of the church,
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p.T.A. Approves Proposed
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On Board Of Education
The, Executive Board of the
North Carolina Congress of Par-
ents and Teachers at their Board
meeting in Greensboro last week
prepared a statement of action in
regard to the proposed ConstitUr
tional Amendment to be voted
upon by the voters of North Car
olina in the general election in
the fall of 1942.
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Comfortable because they're full cut . . .
: Practical- made of silk, also broadcloth
$1.50 to $3.95
Smart New Ties . . .
Cheney and Spuns . . . construction of
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$5.00 to $8.50
Ladies' Silk Gowns and
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Towel Sets . . .
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$1.00 to $2.50
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Silk $1.00 to $2.50
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Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Moore, 807
Mcintosh Street, West Palm
Beach, Fla.. announce the birth of
twins on December 3 at Dr. 'Brant
ley's Hospital in Lake Worth, Fla.
The boy weighs 7 pounds 8 ounces
and the girl-6 pounds 14 ounces.
Their names are John Alvin'and
Evelyn Dalena. Mrs. Moore will
be remembered as Miss Charlotte
Picklesimer, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. John. .Picklesimef of High
Th Little. Red
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ymbolic of tha
educational 1 tyt j
tam that hail
4 4 a helped to bring
quality to our.
Tha America Funeral Service
is another symbol of demo
cratic quality and Impartial'
ity. The fall benefits af oer
modern lervlc art provided
to all who call , irraspactiva
of their social or financial
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of Afrieulfertl Economics.