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BE ON RADIO
First Of 'Methodist Hour'
> Broadcasts Set For
8:30 A. M.
Of general interest here, and
especially to Methodists, is the
announcement that the first
South-wide radio broadcast of t
"The Methodist Hour" will be
heard throughout the South
Sunday morning at 8:30 o'clock
Eastern standard time, over an
Independent network of 36 sta
Bishop Clare Purcell, presi
dent of the college of bishops
of the Southeastern Jurisdiction
of the Methodist church, will be
the speaker. The broadcast will
originate from Station WSB in
Atlanta, and will be heard over
two other stations in this area,
WWNC in Asheville and WNOX
Dr. William F. Quillian, exe
cutive secretary of the South
eastern Jurisdictional council of
the church, announced that
other "Methodist Hour" pro
grams will be heard during May
and June. This first broadcast ;
by the council is in cooperation I
with the South Central Juris
dictional Council and the Uppei
Room. The Council is a member
of the Southern Religious Radio
conference, which is composed
of the radio committees of the
Baptist, Presbyterian, and Meth
odist churches and representa
tives of certain radio stations.
Bishop Purcell will speak' on
"The Church That Is To Be' .
He is resident bishop of the
Charlotte area of the South
eastern Jurisdiction, a member
of the General Commission on
Army and Navy Chaplains, and
a member of the North Caro
lina Council of Churches.
CHARLIE BROWNING HEADS
MERRYMACKS AT BREVARD
Charlie Browning, of Franklin,
a student at Brevard college,
heads the institution's Merry
macks. which is made up of
members of the college's dra
matic club. The group is pre
senting a series of dramatic
programs, an announcement
from the college explains.
Electric sealed beam automo
bile headlights, more than twice
as efficient as filament lamps,
were introduced in 1937.
F yr Sheriff
After careful consideration, I
have decided to announce my
self as a candidate for Sheriff
of Macon County, subject to the
coming Democratic primary.
If it is the will of the people
to elect me, I shall endeavor in
every w^- possible to prove my
self worthy of their confidence.
I am a native of Macon
County and have lived here all
my life, and I believe I know
the people of this county and
know how to serve them.
L B PHILLIPS.
? Political Advertising
F14 ? tfc
Dan K. Moore, Sylva attorney
and recently discharged veteran
of World War II, has announc
ed that he would be a candidate
for the office of Solicitor of
the Twentieth Judicial District
in the coming Democratic pri
Mr. Moore was educated in
the public schools of Sylva and
at the University of North Car
olina. After completing his edu
cation, he opened his offices in
Sylva and practiced law there
from 1828 until he entered the
service in 1943. He served with
the Army Ground Forces in the
Medical Department and later
in the Judge Advocate Depart
ment until his discharge in Oc
tober, 1945. Thirteen months of
this service was on the Euro
pean Continent. After his dis
charge, he reopened his offices
in Sylva, where he is now prac
During his fifteen years' prac
tice prior to his entry into the
service, Mr. Moore was active
in civic, religious and political
affairs in his town and county.
He served as county and city
attorney for twelve years, rep
resenting his county in the 1941
Session of the General As
sembly, and is now and has
been for many years a member
of the Board of Trustees of the
University of North Carolina,
and is a member of the ?tate
Democratic Executive Commit
tee. He is a Mason, a member
of and past President of the
Sylva Rotary Club, and for the
past seventeen years has been
a member of the Board of
Stewards of the 8ylva Metho
Mr. Moore is the son of the
late ? Judge Fred Moore and
Lela Enloe Moore, and is a
nephew of the late Judge Wal
ter Moore. He Is married and
has two children.
Vp||t jcaj Advertutnf
Ntgro Couplfe Hii
Surprise P*rty On
George W. Love, well known
Macon County Negro, and his
wife were born and reared in
the West's Mill community, and
the other day, still living in
that community, they celebrat
ed their 52nd wedding anniver
sary. They were married Feb
ruary 7, 1894
Their daughter, Viola Buclt
son. representing all the chil
dren, surprised them by pre
senting them with gifts? a cake,
a gold tie clasp (or her father,
and a gold neckpiece for her
mother. She also presented them
with $130. Money gifts from
friends amounted to $8. and they
received many congratulatory
Seven of their eight children
are living, and there also are
nine grandchildren and one
The American Institute of
Electrical Engineers was organ
ized fn 1884 to advance the the
ory and practice of electrical
engineering and of the arts and
sciences and to maintain a high
professional standard among
Farmers make up about 23
per cent of the U. S. population.
6 Men From Thii
In Regular Navy
The navy recruiting office in
Asheville has announced the
names of six Macon County
men who recently have enlist
ed in the regular navy.
The six are Jack Lee Wom
ack of Cullasaja, Kenneth Hol
land of Cullasaja. Eugene Nor
ris of Franklin, Steve A" Mc
Connell of Cullasaja. Jesse Roy
Thompson of Franklin, and
William Edward Ballard of Cul
PITTSBURGH ? Gene Han
num is the star of his father's
basketball team at Carnegie
Radio's first commercial pro*
gram was sponsored by a Jack
son Height*. N Y., real estate
company in 1822.
Street lighting by electric arc
lamps was introduced in 1879
when Cleveland illuminated its
The Loyal Order of
Moose meets regular
ly on the first and
third Thursday nights
of each month at 7:30.
LAKE V. SHOPE, Sec.
EYES EXAMINED ? GLASSES FITTED
DR. ALDEN C. DOWNS
Will examine eyes and fit glasses in Franklin at Montague
Hotel, Friday,, February 22nd.
Dr. Downs Is a graduate Optical Doctor and is licensed
by North Carolina State Board of Optometry.
If you don't see well to read or sew or if you don't see
well at a distance, or if you have headache and nervous
ness, consult Dr. Alden C. Downs on above date.
Dr. Alden C. Downs has examined eyes and fitted
glasses for over fifteen thousand satisfied patients.
3ty: "I mw H tdverttotd in The Pm?".
I wish to announce to the public that
I have purchased the
SHELL SERVICE STATION
At the intersection of the
Asheville and Highlands roads
All Shell Products
Washing ? Greasing
We shall appreciate you? patronage, and assure
you it will be our constant aim to give you
Lakeview Service Station
J. C. Jacobs, Owneir R. E. Jacobs, Manager
, IV 1
Oh, what theyd give
to be in YOUR shoes !
H, what most of the human race would
give to be in your shoes!
Clothing that you may consider old can
bring new life to some suffering person to
whom war brought despair and destitution.
Goal of the Victory Clothing Collection is
100,000,000 garments, plus shoes and bed
ding. If your contribution seems negligible,
bear this in mind: Every garment you give
means one more human being saved from
cold or sickness or possibly death.
About 25,000,000 people overseas re
ceived clothing collected from Americans
last spring. But for every person clothed so
far, a dozen more remain virtually thread
bare. Your spare clothing will be distrib
uted free, without discrimination, to victims
of Nazi and Jap oppression in Europe, the
Philippines, and the Far East.
Dig into your attics, trunks, and closets
today ... dig out all the serviceable cloth
ing you can possibly spare . . . take it to your
local collection depot now. If you doubt the
need for it overseas, ask the boys who've
Victory Clothing Collection
for Overseas Relief SS
This advertisement was prepared by the Advertising Council
for the Victory Clothing Collection, and is sponsored by
DUEL'S DRUG STORE
BELK'S DEPARTMENT STORE
FRANKLIN HARDWARE CO.
THE BANK OF FRANKLIN
BRYANT FURNITURE CO.
PERRY'S DRUG STORE
WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE
What YOU Can Do!
| Get together all the clothing you
2 Toko it to your local collection depot
Volunteer tome spare time to yovr
Dig Out Your Spare Clothing TODAY!
The more you do the better youll feel
CAMPAIGN CLOSES FEBRUARY 23
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