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FRANKLIN, IN. C, THURSDAY, SEPT. 2. 1M3
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should increase the [^.
amount of bontlv he
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Back The Attack ... With War Bonds
Town and Farm
HERSHEY SHOWS ORDER OF
"The selection of men needed for
the armed force ? and the defer
ment of men required for agricul
ture, war production, and war sup
porting activities are much more
difficult than in the days when
we had ample men from which to
ahaose," said Major General Lewu
B. Hershcy, Director of Selective
Service, in a recent letter to local
boards. He said available men will
bie called for induction in the fol
lowing order: (1) single men with
out dependents; (2) single mm
with collateral dependents ; (3) mar
ried men without children; (4)
men with children (nondeferrabk
activities and occupations) ; (5)
men with children.
PEACE TO REPAY MORE
"The Congress in passing and
mending the Lend-Lease Act
mad* it plain that the United
States wants no new war debts to
jeopardise the coining peace," Pres
ident Roosevelt declared in his
tetter transmitting to Congress Che
eleventh report on Lend-Lease op
erations for the perion endued July
31, lr43. "Victory and a secure
peace," the President added, "are
the only coin in which we can be
"STANDING ROOM ONLY"
If you are planning to lake a
train trip ovfr Labor Day, you
probably will have to stand in the
aisles, ODT officials say. Passenger
trains throughout the U.S. continue
to run heavily loaded, with stand
ing in the aisles occuring frequent
ly on some trains, particularly at
weekends. ? - ~ .
BETTER RUBBER FOR
Rationing restrictions on the use
of Grade *C camelback for re
capping havebeen removed, accord
ing ito OPA. Grade "A" camelback,
previously available for only the
largest -truck and bus tires, may
now be obtained flor recapj>ing tires
on all trucks and buses .although it
is still subject to rationing.
TAX REPORTS DUE SEPT. IS
Many fanners wil be among (fee
15 miUion Americans who are re
quired 4o file a declaration of esti
maitied income for 1943 and make
a payment on that basis dnter the
"pay-as-you-go" plan which became
effective July 1, this year. Septem
ber 15 is the date for filing de
clarations, except that farmers, if
tnay wish, may wait until Decem
ber 15, *nqe they receive the bulk
of their income in 'the fail. Gen
erally speaking, all single persons
earning more 4han $2,700 a year
from wages subject to withholding
and all married couple# earning
more than $3,500 will be' required
to file declarations. In addition,
individuals or couples with an in
come of $100 or more' from sour
ces other than wages are required
to (Me, if their total inaome is such
that they must pay an income tax.
Individuals who went required to
file an income tax return for 1942
and whose wages subject to with
holding in 1943 wil be less must
WAR-USEFUL JOBS NEED
Between now and nert July, "a
rock-bottom minimum of 2,600,000
peraons" must transfer to war-use
ful jobs, according to Paul V. Mc
Nutt, chairman of the War Man
power Commission. "Hiere are
aoute- shortages of teundry work
ers, teachers, nurses, doctors, bus
and delivery drivers, and crthers
whose services art needed by civ
ilians," Mr. McNutt Mid. Th* War
Manpower Commission advises those
ki doubt about 4he war-usefulness
of their jobs to consult the U. S.
WAR BALLOTS FOR ARMY
Blank forms ar* available to oM
officers and enlisted men of the
Army to enable them to apply for
war baltots for elections to be
Held this year, the War iDepart
ment reports. PubHc Law 712 re
quires these form*, to be avatUbfe
in years when officers of the na
tion*! government elected. Th<
forms wilt alao enable l??allv qiwl
(CmUmmI 0* Nit MO
REV. W! L. HCTCHINS
REV. J. C SWAIM
The Rev. W. L Huicluns, Qifc
*ict Superintendent of the Way
nesviHe district will be in this
oounty to hold Fourth Quarterly
conferences of the Methodist
church, Sunday, September 5. He
will tie at Asbury, 11 a. m., with
Rev. J. C. Swswm ; Snow Hitt, 3 p.
m., with Rev. C. W. Judy; and
Oirson's Chapel, 8:30 p. m, with
the Rev. Or. J. L. Stokes.
17 Cases Are Settled Or
Continued In Only
The con county term of civil
court adjourned Wednesday at
noon, ? Judge Clarence E. Black
stock, presiding. There were 17
cues on the docket. Eight were
continued am) two were non-suited.
In the case of Nantahata Power
& Light Company vs. Neil C. Hay
et ml. th,e defendants were aJlowejl
Omne Company vs. Ellis Soper
and wife, et al, was settled by
compromise with consent of plain
tiff and defendants, with Harkins,
VfcnWinkte and Walton of Ashe
vilie representing the plaintiffs and
Jones and Jones the defendants.
In Xhe case of Franklin Hardware
Company vs. B. C Pruitt, judg
ment was entered against Pruitt in
the stun -of $250.22. In the case of
International Harvester Company
v?T~ W, L wMcCoy judgment was
entered against W/ L McCoy.
The case of Lee Tippeft vs.
State Highway Commission was
settled by oonsient
James A. Norton
Taken By l>eath
James A. Norton, SO, of the
Otto section, died at the home of
his brother, John Norton, Tuesday
morning fotoowing four years of
declining health. He was confined
to this bed two months before his
death. He was a native of Macon
county. Mr. Norton -was a farmer
atpri was never married.
Funeral services were held at
10 a. m. Wednesday at Asbury
Methodist church, thie Rev. J. C.
SwaSm, pastor, officiating. Burial
was m the church cemetery. Pall
bearers were James McDowell,
Ralpto Norton, Raleigh Norm,
Marvin Howard, Jew Norton and
Jn addition to the brother with
whom he made hfo home, he is
lurvfad by on* fcitttfier, Lester
Norton of Otto | and one sister,
Uf|. Thomu toilet, lift) of Otto.
NEWS OF OUR
1st LicUt. Edwin G. Young has
been at home on furlough with his
family on Route 2. As a bombar
dier in the Air Corps, tve partici
pated in 35 bombing missions over
Tunisia with the American group
attached to the British 8th Army
which chased Rommel out of
Egypt. He has r/eceived the Air
Me<la) with three oak leaf clusters
for exceptional bravery. Lieut,
Moung is now stationed at Tamp*.
Fta., after having completed a 6
weeks instructors course in Carls
bad, New Mexico. He returned to
this country in June.
John Gibson Murray, S2/c, scm
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank I. Murray,
has reported to the Naval Air
Technical Training School, Jack
sonville, Fla. "Speck" as he is
known by bis friends, has a broth
er Fred serving with the Naval
Medical Corps, somewhere in the
Atlantic area. He received his basic
training at Bainbridge, Md.
Pvt. Leo A. Jacobs, U. S. Army
Engineers, Camp Shelby, Miss., has
been spending ? furlough with hit
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Jacobs.
He was previously statiorved in Los
Ted R. McConreell, S2/c, U. S.
Navy, has been transferred 'from
Bainbridge, Md., toxhe Naval Air
Base at Jacksonville, FW., after a
brief visit with his .parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. R. MoConn^ll of Sca
ly and his sister, Mrs. Roy Worn
ack of Franklin. He is now train
ing for an aviatHon radioman at
the Naval Air Technical Training
S*. Furman Waldroop and Mrs.
Waldroop have returned to Fort
Meade, Md., after spending a 9
day furlough with their parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Waldroop and
Mr. and Mrs. John Keener. Sgft.
Waldroop has been In service t
year and e4jfht months ?whh the
Signal Radio Int. Co., now itwtloa.
id tt Port Mud*
Cpl. Weaver N. Fox, who enter
ed service in August, 19U, recent
ly spent a 20-day furlough wkh
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. St.
Fox of Ellijay. Cpl. Fox received
his basic training at Gamp Croft,
S. -C., and has been stationed in
Panama for the fast 18 months,
where he received <his good con
duct. medal. He is now stationed
at Camp Carson, Coio.
Mr. And Mrs. Fox have two other
sons m the. Army. Pfc. Walter .E
Foot entered service in April, 1941.
He has been overseas for a year
first in England, then in North
Africa. Pvt. Frank C. Fox is in
fhe Tarney General Hospital, Palm
Spijng-5, Calif. He erttered service
in , September, 1942.
Sgt. W. W. Sloan of Gamp
Croft, S, C, is spending a few
days leave here as the guest of
Mr. and Mrs. John Archer.
Pfc. J. D. Sutton, son of Mr. and
Mrs. W. M. Sutton, who has beien
oh Desert Manuevers is now sta
tioned at Gamp Forrest, Tenn.
Pfc. Arvel McGall has returned
to his duties after visiting his par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Luther McGall.
He has been in North Africa!.
Cpl. Warden Rtfcsell of Camp
Pendleton, Va., is home on fur
lough visiting his father, John M.
Pfc. Grow Arvey, of ttie Pnr
ris Island, Sl C., is home on fur
lou f?b visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Wade Arvey.
her, fmot *
? ? ?
Pvt. Samuel E. TaHent, son of
Mr. and Mrs. George T?lle?vt of
Weft's MilV, from Comp Campbell,
Ky., is spending a 10-day furlough
with his ' parents.
Pfc. Charles K. Ooer of Camp
Berkley, Texts, recently spent a
furlough with (lis parents, Rev.
and Mrs. George Ooer of T-eaiher.
I OtnttnvtJ (to f?|i |l?
3rd War Bond Campaign
Ready To Go On Sept. 9
T reasury Plans
To Seek Loan Of
21 Billions Soon
\The treasury intends to bor
row $21,000,000,000 <Katn| the
bit four months of this year.
U nder secretary Dwiel W. Bell
reported tonight that govern
ment spending in that period
will aggravate $35.0004)00,000
while revenues will total only
However, should the $15,000,
000,000 thsrd war lonn which
opens September 9 follow the
pattern of the two previous
drives most or all of tbe needed
funds might oome from war
bond sales alone without re
course to banking sources.
.The first wiar loan lest De
cember was oversubscribed nearly
$4,000,000,000 sJhove the original
if ^00, 000,000 goal. Tbe second,
in April, aimed at 119,000,000.000
and brought in n tots! of $18,
Faculty Lists Practically
Complete For Town
Th? schools of Macon county
will open Monday morning, Sep
tember 6, with ail enrollment of
about 4,000 exported.
. Guy L. Honk, ??gi?rint?nrtit, re.
ports that there has been consider
able difficulty in filling vacancies
caused by fate resignations, but
that in spite of the limited supply
of teachers due to war conditions,
Macon oouny has fared tatter than
many others in the number of va
cancies to be filled. He styes that
practically all vacancies "will be
supplied by the time school opens
on next Mondy.
Will Not bTa Holiday
Labor Day will not be observed
as a holiday as usual this year, on
account of war conditions. The
postoffice and the Nantahala Forest
Service headquarters will remain
open and also business firms. Mica
plants and himber mills which are
now working overtime on vital war
necessities will not close down.
Announced By Our Local
The following classifications are
announced by the Local Selective
Service Board :
In 1-A: Bert Gaobdge Picklesi
mer, William Harold Henry, Her
bert Leslie Munger, WHliam Vance
Cansler, Harrell C. Hoglen, Harry
O'Neal Burrell, James Junior. Hen
son, Charlie Henderson Barnes, Jr.,
OeoH McCall, Ralph Carlos Mack,
William Frank Houston, Cecal Faite
Kaby, Crawford Eugene Led ford,
John Piermont Strother, Owen
Newton McDonald, Oline Washing
ton Stanfield, Jerry Milas Hol
b rooks, Harry Lester TaMey, Tho
mas Cobb Harbison, George Mar
tin, Vernon Herbert Fricks, Roy
in 2-A: Bert Ewitt Gibson, Mor
ris Jenkins, Frank Harold Sellers,
Howard Ralph Moffitt, Dwiipjht Le
van Hoilman, Harry Dilkard Kins
land, Clyde Octavis Morgan.
In 1-C: Donald Porter Jones,
Thomas Paul Welch, Edwin Coch
rane Guy, James LesAie Hen son
Jr., Homer Green McCoy, 'James
In 3-A: Fred Wotsel. Dills.
In 3-A H : Robbert Furman An
?In 1-A L: BrUy Eugene Wood,
William Johnson PhHIips.
In 4-F: J. D. Dayton, Richard
Monroe Hod (fins, Bill Burch, Wil
liam Thomas Pusmore, William
Grady Cufctrtwm, Carey Leon
OwthwW *0* r?|? IU
Jones Is Campaign Chm'n
Mrs. Archer Announces
The Vocal organization for the
3rd War Bond drive wiH be ootn
plet*vd during the next week, and
Macon county is looking forward to
the most thorough campaign that
has ever been carried out.
Henry W. Cabe, permanent boun
ty chairman of thje. War Finance
committee, appointed by the State
War Finance committee, announc
ed this morning the appointment
of Gihiver A. Jones as county
campaign chairman of the War
Finance committee. Mr. Jones
states that he is getting his organ
ization under way, and that die
fuH personnel wiH btr announced
Charles Anderson is chairman in
Highlands, and Miss Ruth Carter
Ikeads the Highlands Woman's Di
Mrs. John Archer represents the.
Woman's Division of the War Fin
ance committee appointed by the
State committee. Others appointed
by the State committee ar/e Mrs.
Florence Sherrill, rural chairman,
T. W. Angel, Jr., chairman of the
merchant's division and Mrs. J. W.
C. Johnson, publicity and promo
Mrs. John Archer announces the
following chairmen appointed at a
meeting Wednesday night, repre
senting women's organizations in
Mrs. Allan Brooks and Mrs. J.
E. S. Thorpe, Red Crass; Mrs. Ru
fus Cunningham. Junior Comman
dos : Mrs. Gilmer A. Jones Legion
AnxiHary; Mrs. A. It Higdcm,
Eastern Star; Mrs. Frank Higtkon,
Garden CM>; Mrs. Lester Codley, ,
UJDXT. ; Marie Dean, ? Mrs. Fraok
Dean and Edith Poindexder, Bap
tist YWA; Mrs. Herbert McGtan
ery, Baptist Home Mission classes;
Mrs. W. H. Sellers, Episcopal Wo
man's Auxiliary; Mrs. W, A Rog
ers, Methodist Bible Class; Mrs.
Zeb GonUy, Methodist Auxiliary,
Mrs. Carl Cabe, Wesleyan Service
guild ; Mrs. J. Ward Long, Pres
byterian Business Women's CSrcV
Booths in town witt be open
every Saturday through October
2. The Eastern Star committee will
have charge on September 4.
A door-to-door canvass will be
made by the wnragen representing
these organizations. Mrs. Gordon
Moore, director of the GiviKan
Service Corps, and Mrs. H. E.
Church, organizational chairman,
will map out the Mocks for the
"Selling a bond of her own" will
be stressed to every housewife in
every family in addition to the ex
tra bonds bought during the 3rd
War Loan by wage earners already
on payroll savings, Mrs. Archer
announces. These extra bonds are
termed "Sacrifice Bonds." Their
purchase means giving up some
thing, thus the bonds have a double
Moat Business Firms Will
Give Workers One
Most of the Stores and business
firms which cooperated during the
summer months in Wednesday af
ternoon closing at 1 o'clock, are
continuing to give their workers
fhis afternoon off during the fall. A
partial list of firms cooperating
ran an advertisement in last week's
issue of this newspaper. They an
nounced that the dosing would be
gin at the noon hour instead of
one o'clock, since this was more
convenient on account of the din
Four ? stores qarrying dry goods
announced that tjhey would con
tinue the Wednesday closing only
untrl October 1. They thanked the
.public for their cooperation in thus
enabling than a hundred
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