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Franklin, N. C., Thursday, June 16, 1960 I ?;:.i.ri'r?i U.i in 1 1! I III iillt-l''
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CONGRATULATIONS to Ma
con's 11 organized communities
who have entered the W.N.C.
Rural Community Development
Contest. You can bet your bottom
dollar a local community will be
among the winners next fall.
THE TRANSFERS of Highway
Patrolmen Leming and Miller have
been called off. Officer Miller, we
understand, will remain here and
Pfc. Leming will remain in Jack
WATER, WATER everywhere
. . . and it won't be long before we
wont have a drop to drink!
WHY NOT observe a safe and
sane Fourth and remain in Frank
lin for the planned festivities in
stead of risking life and limb on
the highways? Why not?
JUST $100 keeps the cancer
drive from going over the top of
its goal. Have you forgotten to
send in your contribution?
THE WIFE of publisher Bob S.
Sloan is the originator of a new
dance step called "The Bee Hop".
The steps came to her rather sud
denly when a bee got inside her
sandal and went to work on her
THE RAINBOW Skating Rink
in the Longview community is a
welcome addition to the commun
ity at large. Our young people
need more recreational facilities.
POOR FRANKLIN! Hard to
figure out who'll claim it. A neat
write-up on Wayah Valley in the
June 5 ATLANTA JOURNAL
CONSTITUTION puts Franklin in
THE MUSICAL Miniatures En
semble of the Boston Lyric
Theatre will appear in concert to
morrow (Friday) night at 8 o'clock
at Western Carolina College. Sev
eral from here will be on hand
for the event. No admission will
be charged since the program is
being presented as a courtesy to
friends of the college throughout
Western North Carolina.
AIR ACTIVITY has been getting
heavy at the local airport. That's
a real community asset and one a
lot of small towns would give their
eye teeth to have.
IS THERE anything new on the
Indian Mound? This could be a
top attraction in the area if some
organization with some enthusi
asm would get behind it.
TOURIST ACTIVITY is mount
ing daily. Could it be the opening
of US 23-441 that's doing it?
Restaurants and motels are doing
lively business and there are a
lot of strange faces along the
main stem during the day.
WORD HAS it that young Bruce
Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
C. Jones, recently caught a 25
pound carp in the Catawba River
near Belton. Nice catch!
JAYCEES: First and third
Mondays, 6:30 p. m., eagle's
Restaurant on US 23-441 south.
ROTARY: Every Thursday, 7
p. m., Slagle Memorial Building.
LIONS: Second and fourth
Mondays, 7 p. m., Slagle Me
JUNIOR WOMAN'S CLUB:
Fourth Monday, 7:30 p. m., Ag
V. F. W.: Second and fourth
Wednesdays, 8 p. m., V. F. W.
Post Home on Palmer Street.
V. F. W. Auxiliary: Second
Monday nights, 8 p. m., at post
AMERCIAN LEGION: Third
Tuesday, 7:30 p. m., Slagle Me
BUSINESS AND PROFESSION
A I. WOMENS CLUB: Fourth
Tuesday at 7 p.m., at the Nor
Tonight (Thursday*: "Red
Stocking Revue". 8 p.m.. Franklin
Friday: "Red Stocking Revue",
8 p.m., Franklin High gym.
Saturday: "Red Stocking Re
vue." 8 p.m Franklin High gym.
evangelistic series opens at Friend
ship Tabernacle. 8 p.m.
CAN-CAN DANCERS performing in the- "Red Stock ^ Revue" are (L to R) Bobbie Medlin, Linda
Wallace, Suzanne Cunningham, Tootsie Ledford, Jean Dills, and Frances Duncan. Turned into a precis
ion dance group by the show director, this group also does a high kicking "Rockette" number.
REVIEW IS READY -
Opening Night Excitement
Fills Air In Franklin
Franklin will be buzzing with
all the excitement of a show busi
ness opening night tonight
(Thursday) as the I960 edition
of the "Red Stocking Review" be
gins a three-night run in the High
Pooling the talents of more than
100 local actors, singers, dancers
and technical assistants Director
Tony Michaels, of the Jerome H.
Cargill Producing Organization of
New York, has come up with a
highly entertaining musical com
edy show which should well ac
complish its purpose of outfitting
needy children in the county with
The Franklin Junior Woman's
Club sponsors the annual show
as part of a campaign to raise
money to assure that every school
child in the county has shoes.
Curtain time is set for 8 o'clock
nightly and a packed house is ex
pected for each of the three show
ings. Adult tickets sell for $1 and
are available from any member of
the cast or woman's club. Chil
dren's tickets will be on sale at
Song and dance routines, vary
ing from counterpoint to clogging,
make up the two-act show, with
la background of comedy which
should keep the audience chuckl
Junior woman's club committee
chairman for the production in
clude Mrs. Jo Ann Corbin, club
president; Miss Esta Chllders, gen
eral chairman and follies chair
man; Mrs. Mildred Williamson,
program; Miss Mamie Lee Murray,
finance; Mrs. Mary Lou Salain,
costumes; Mrs. Clariece Brady,
patrons; Mrs. Rae Ordway,
tickets; Mrs. Betty McKay, talent:
Mrs. Lois Oliver, publicity; Mrs.
Sarah Penland, stage; and Mrs.
Margaret Roper, prizes.
Music for the show Is provided
by Mrs. Margaret Cooper, pianist,
and makeup is handled by Howard
and Jeanette Feimster.
The show opens with a "Follies
Welcome", which features a sing
ing welcome by a mixed chorus of
"follies Jills and follies Joes" and
dancing by "The Rockettes."
The 12 scenes in Act I alternate
between short scenes with a few
actors and big production numbers
such as "A Beatnik Party", which
See No. 1, Pare T?n
MACONIANS AT 4 H CONFERENCE
Four from here were on hand for the Fontana Regional Re
source Conference Tuesday through Saturday of last week, a
seven-state T.V.A. gathering with a theme of "F.xploring Our
Resources and Opportunities". Attending were (L to R) Mrs.
Jessie D. Cabe, assistant home economics agent, 4-H clubbers
Sue Crawford and Raymond Shepherd, and Mrs. Cecil Parker,
leader from C'artoogechaye.
Three of the six ministerial
changes made In the Waynes
ville district by the W.N.C.
Methodist Conference Sunday
at Lake Junaluska fell In Ma
con County .
On the Franklin tfiarge, the
Rev. M. G. Perkins, who has
been a student pastor at Dunn,
Is succeeding the Rev. Aubrey
Brown, who is locating.
The Rev. Garland Young, Jr.,
of Charlotte, who has just been
graduated from Duke Divinity
School, Is succeeding the Rev.
Earl T. Crowe on the Macon
charge. Mr. Crowe also Is locat
On the North Macon charge,
the Rev. L. Paul Heafner Is be
ing sent to the Flat Rock
charge In the Greensboro dis
trict. He Is being succeeded
here by the Rev. Raymond L.
Himes, who has been doing
graduate work at Princeton.
Franklin's baseball ' team split
a double-header here Sunday
afternoon with Robbinsvillt; and
Hayesville and still managed to
hold down the second spot in the
In the first game, RobbinsJville
defeated the locals 7 to 0. In the
second game, thanks to the pitch
ing of the Rev. Earl Crowe and
Jimmy Williams' hitting, Frank
lin won 18 to 5 over HayesvillP.
The next home game will be
July 3 against Towns County, Ga.
In winning the second game
Sunday, Franklin scored 18 runs
on 18 hits. Pitcher Crowe gave up
cnly seven hits and struck ' out
10. Williams batted four for six,
Dan Gibson, three for five, in- 1
eluding a home run, Roger Seay,
three/ for five. Norman Seay. three
for six. and Dr Tom Huff, two
This c mlng Sunday. Franklin |
will play in Blalrsvllle, .whose team
is currently on top in the league. \
Also announced this week was .
an all-star game on the Fourth
of July. This game will be played
in the town of the team leading
the league at that time.
Fifty-five Franklin High stu
dents have been named to the
1959-60 honor roll, according to
Principal Harry C. Corbln.
In addition, 32 others receiv
ed honorable mention for their
scholastic standing during the
Those making the honor roll,
by grades, are:
Twelfth: Judy Blaine, Alice
Bradley, Arthur Hays, Jo Ann
Curtis, Anne Dean, Barbara
Duncan, Ronald Henson, Shirley
Houston. Jane Long, Janice
PAiett, Vicky Ray, and Juanlta
Eleventh: Wade Cabe, Dor
othy Bell, Janice Bowman, Pat
sy Corbln, Emma Jean Hogan,
Juanita Johnson, Elmyra Led
for, Linda Morrow, Linda Shope,
Pat Shope, Derald Watts, Lois
Vanhook, and Alene Williamson.
Tenth: Nancy Burch, John
Crawford, Carol Calloway, Betty
Cloer, Nancy Dowdle, Patsy Ful
cher, Jeanne Jacobs, Linda Mc
Clure, ? Charles Waldroop, and
Betty Sue Williamson.
Ninth: Larry Burch, Robert
Enloe, Suzanne Cunningham,
Lois Dean, Ruth Gillespie, Re
becca Grant, Linda Green, Win
nie Gregory, Howard Jdhnson,
Alan Maddox, Shirley Johnson,
Dayton Mashburn, Sandra Nor
ton, Marcla Olson, Sue Phillips,
Emma Lou Stanfleld, Donna
Stewart, Janice Stewart, Carol
Thompson, and Cheryl Vaughn
Receiving honorable mention
Twelfth: Marttl Haapakoskl,
Carole Gregory, Douglas Pear
son, Linda Htgdon, Glenda Holt,
Allle Justice, Genevieve Nichols,
Ann Pennington, and Jean
Eleventh: ' Gary Crawford,
June Ferguson, Bill Hyde, Shir
ley Hollard, Sue Matthews, Ida
Mae Ramsey, Genevieve Whit
mire, and Linda York.
Tenth : Paul Cabe, Nancy Ber- ]
ry, Anne Blaine, Rosanne Cabe.
Janice Dills, Jewel Fox, Shirley 1
Reynolds, Pat Newman, Patsy
Moses, and Robert Vinson.
Ninth: W. c. Burrell, Jr.,
Mary Cabe, Pauline Curtis, t
Dwaln Kinsland, and Joyce1
Off Of Goal
A gap of about $100 separates
the American Cancer Society fund
drive from Its 'goal of $1,712. ac
cording to Mrs. Lester Conloy.
She urges everyone who has
neglected to make a contribution
to send one in so the drive can be
closed. J .
Contributions in the past week
have Included Highlands School.
$66.27: Nantahala School, $13.66:
and Cullasaja School. $6.59.
VALUATION UP $500,000 -
County Okays $652,395.37 1
Budget; Tax Rate Same
Fight To Keep >
Name Off Ballot
Republican candidate Heinz
Roliman has won his fight to keep
his name off the short-term bal
lot in the special election for Con
gress in the 12th district.
A court order was issued Mon
day restraining the State Board
of Elections from putting his
name on the short-term ballot,
which will fill the unexpired term
of the late Rep. David M. Hall.
However. Mr. Rollman will re
main as his party's nominee for
the regular two-year term in the
November general election.
The Waynesvllle industrialist
asked that his name be left off
the short-term ballot, explaining
that he felt a congressman could
do little or nothing In Washington
because Congress will adjourn in
July. Attorney General Wade
Bruton earlier had ruled that Mr.
Rollman's name would have to be
on the ballot since he did not
withdraw 30 days before the date
of the special election. An at
torney for the candidate, after
obtaining an Injunction, argued
that he did not have the oppor
tunity to withdraw because the I
election date was not set by Gov. '
Hedges In time for Mr. Rollman
to give the 30 days notice of with- i
Black Mountain's Boy A. Taylor,
the Democratic nominee, is tunn
ing for both the short and regular
The attorney general said a
place will be left on the ballot
on the Republican side for voters
to write In the name of a candi
date if they wish.
Fred Arnold has been named |
manager of the Lake for Governor j
Committee In this county, it has|
been announced by Robert Mor- 1
gan, campaign manager for Dr. I.
A $652,395.37 operating budget for 1960-61 has
been adopter) bv the Macon Hoard of County Com
The tax rate remains unchanged at $1.60 per hun
Increased 1 1 i i s sear, however, is the county valua
One of Western North Caro
lina's mast impressive evange
listic series will be opened In
Franklin Sunday night at
Friendship Tabernacle by Dr.
Frank C. Laubach, of New York
City, a world famous mission
Few, if any, religious gather
ings of this nature In the west
ern area have Matured a.s many
prominent ministers and lay
leaders, names known the world
Services will be held nightly,
Sunday through Friday, at 8
o'clock and persons of all de
nominations are Invited to at
As an extra feature of the in
terdenominational series, busi
nessmen luncheons will be serv
ed each day at noon at the
First Baptist Church. Meals will
be served by community organ
izations and churches and the
evening's speaker for each day
will speak briefly.
Saturday night, June 25, " a
special youth rally will be con- j
ducted by a youth team being
sent lvere by the State Baptist ;
Music for the entire two- I
week series will be directed by i
Jerry Thomas, of Pfeiffer Col
lege. A choir will be made up
of voices from churches all
over the county. Persons Inter
ested In singing are asked to
SEE NO. 2. PAGE 10
Uon? from $18,000,000 last year
Also unchanged is the distri
bution of the $1.60 tax rate.
The breakdown of this figure
is: general fund, $0.20; health, f
$0.07 ; farm demonstration,
$0.04 ; home demonstration,
$0.03; fire prevention, $0.01;
veteran's service, $0.01; library
fund. $0.02; public welfare ad
ministration, $0.07; public wel
fare . assistance, $0.15; schools,
current expense, $0.50; schools,
capital outlay, $0.08; and ?mn
ty-wlde debt service, $0 42.
Budgeted appropriations, by
departments, are: general fund,
$19,195; courthouse, $4,320;
sheriff's department and Jail,
$16,000; clerk of court, $14,150;
register of deeds, $8,700; libra
ry, $3,300; fire prevention, $2,
000; veteran's service, $2,()00;
health department, $12,005;
county accountant and tax col
lector, $13,500; public welfare
administration (state, federal,
and county i. $23,591.60; public
welfare assistance (state, feder
al, and county i, $236,494; farm
demonstration (county share
only'. $6,799.50; home demon
stration (county part only), $5,
126.86;- schools, current expen
ses, $169,600; schools, capital
outlay. $17,400; and county-wide
debt service. $84,700.
Mrs. Biddle Joins
PRESS In Society
For ^ the summer months, Mrs.
Anne P Biddle. English teacher
at Franklin Hlnh School, will serve
as society editor of THE PRES8.
She succeeds Mis. Bob 8. Sloan,
who will take over the society
job next fall.
Weddings and others social
items may be telephoned to Mrs.
Biddle at her home. LA 4-3196.
AS EXCHANGE STUDENTS -
Maconians Going T o Europe
A dream hus come Liue for two
young Maconlans ? they've been
accepted as exchange students
under the American Field Service's
Americans Abroad Program.
So. this week William iBill'
Milton Hyde and Miss Linda Wat
son Morrow are caught up In a
mad rush of passport pictures and
those dreaded shots, brushing up
on county, state, and national his
tory, and a variety of other breath
B1}1, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. L.
Hyde, has been placed in the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Gerhard
Paulsen, <ft Eppsteln/Taunu*.
Germany The Paulsens have two
sons and a daughter, Rolf. 16.
Rosemaiie. 13. and Rainer. 9. Mr.
Paulsen Is- an engineer and Is in
the dry ('leaning business.
Linda, daughter of Mr. and Mis.
Lennox Morrow, is going to Kapel
len. Belgium. near the border of
the Netherlands. She will live with
Mr and Mrs. Francois Peiilll.'UX
This family has two daughters.
Anny. 19. and Rla, 17 Mr Peril
lit ux Is a phctograiiher. Linda Is
scheduled to leave from New York
City on July 26
Bill will have a little more tim")
to prepare himself for Ills trip
since his departure date Is August
Both Franklin High students
are scheduled to return home In
In Germany, Bill will attend an
all-boys school. Spanish Is the
only f:feli?n language he has
taken at Franklin High so he's
presently taking a quick course In
German f cm Miss Adelaide
Brewer to help bim when he ar
rives in the strange country.
Eppstein Is a small summer resort
in the Taurus hills some 20 miles
Six applied from Franklin High
for the program They were eligi
ble to participate because an ex
change student from Finland.
Martti Haapakoski. went to school^,
here last year.
Miss Frances Winstead was the
local coordinator for the Ameri
can Field Service.
Linda and Hill . . . (leading For Europe