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THE PKESS, Irum cover to
75th Year ? No. 42
Franldir. N. C., Thursday, October 20, 1960
Price 10 Cents
THK OLD porch is gone now.
Its absence sure opens up Main
Street, giving it an entirely new
NEW METER man is patrolling
the main stem these days. He's
L. J. Neal.
FALL'S COLOR parade is be
ginning along the high ridges of
the Nantahalas. Won't be long
now before the whole countryside
will be ablaze.
WASN'T THE county fair excel
lent this year? What we need to
do now is retire the present debt
on the new exhibit hall and in
crease its size before next year's
MANY HAVE asked why the
carnival wasn't set up at the new
fair grounds. You'll recall that it
rained a great deal before it ar
rived and fair officials were afraid
the trucks would bog down on the
MR. AND MRS. Lee Wood, of
Town Motel, will attend the Inter
national convention of the non
profit. motel association. Quality
Courts United, Inc.. which will be
held October 23-26 In Cincinnati,
SCHOOL SUPT. H. Bueck has
some dandy blisters on his fingers,
caused by using them as a brake
on his fishing rig when mackerel
struck during a trip off Atlantic
Beach. He says he couldn't get
the reel brake on fast enough and
had to use the next best method,
MACON'S COUNTY'S Little
Symphony membership drive is
now under way. The organization
had an exhibit booth set up at the
county fair. The children in par
ticular are counting on the grown
ups to bring the symphony back
here in the spring. Have you
bought your membership?
KEN'S ROLLERdrome offered
free skating Saturday night to
those who won blue ribbons at the
county fair. Those taking advan
tage of Ken Clark's offer includ
ed Steve Buchanan, Walter Tay
lar, Jr.. Jimmy Taylor, Mike
Hastings. Mrs. Ralph Cassady, Ka
ren Houston, Billy Garrison, Cher
ry Vaughn, and Linda Henderson.
MRS. MARY O. Browning, wife
of Charles L. Browning, who has
local ties, has been awarded $200
In recognition of her superior per
formance of duties involving rep
resentation of the Weather Bu
reau in its international commits
ments during the International
Geophysical Year. She and her
husband both are employes of the
U. S. Weather Bureau in Ashe
RESTAURANTS report a busy
week end because of the heavy
flow of motorists in the moun
tains to see the fall colore.
NATIVE STONE comer mark
ers are now being built at the In
dian Mound and they certainly
enhance the attraction. Have you
left your donation with Manson
Stiles to help finance these need
A BIG ruby? 25 carats? was
found Tuesday at Gibson's Ruby
Mine by Major and Mrs. Charles
B. Harris. They are from Eustis.
Fla., and have a summer home
| doing? !|
JAYCEES: First Monday, Zick
graf's Lumber Co., Third Monday.
Dillard House, Dillard, Ga. 7:00
ROTARY : Every Thursday. 6:3#
p. m? Slacle Memorial Bnlldimr.
LIONS: Second and fourth
Mondays, 7 p. m , Slagle Me
JUNIOR WOMAN'S CUJB:
Fourth Monday, 7:80 p. m.. Ag
ricultural Bull dlnf.
V. F. W.: Second and fourth
Wednesdays, 8 p. m, V. F W
Post Home on Palmer Street.
V.F.W AUXILIARY: Second
Monday nirht, g p. m.. at post
AMEBCIAN LEGION: Third
Tuesday, 7:30 p. m., Slacle Me
BUSINESS AND PROFESSION
A L WOMEN8 CLtH: Fourth
Tuesday at 7 p.m.. at the Nor- '
MISS CHILDERS HONORED FOR ACTIVITIES
-Miss Esta Mae Childers ((eft) was revealed and honored Last Thursday night as "Club Wom
an of the Year" by the .Franklin Junior Woman's Club at the club's annual banquet at Wayah
Valley Inin. Talking with her is (center) Mrs. J. L. Fesperman, guest speaker at the banquet, and
Mrs. Harold Corbin, club president. (Staff Photo)
If all the candles required are
put on Mrs. Elizabeth "Aunt
Sis" Emory's birthday cake to
morrow (Friday), she'll have a
heck of a time blowing them
"Aunt Sis" will celebrate her
101st birthday at her home in
the Patton community and
there are a number of surprises
in store for her.
Iin last week's PRESS an ad
vertisement for The Bank of
Franklin stated that an in
terest rate of 4% would be
paid. This was an error on
the part of The Franklin
Press. The bank is not al
lowed by law to pay more
than 3%. They now pay 3%
Fire caused by a short in a
ceiling light did between $300
and $400 damage Saturday night
at tile home ot Mr. and Mrs. Tom
Jenkins. The call was answeied
by the volunteer fire department
at 7 o'clock.
AVERAGE TERM COMING ?
Jurors Are Selected
For December Duty
Jurors for the December term
of Superior Court here have been
| An extra 12 jurors were picked
i for this term on orders of the pre
siding judge, W. K. McLean, of
Asheville. They will be equally di
vided for first and second week
cfuty. according to Mrs. Kate M.
Wrinn, clerk of court.
In announcing the selection of
the Jurors, the clerk said the
owning term will be an ayerage
Picked for Jury duty the first
week are Norman Seay, of Frank
lin; Ray Vanhook, Route 2;
Claude Patton, Route 1 ; Rondald
Conley, Franklin; Harvey Crisp,
Route 4; David Stanfield, R:jte
5: Lester Holland, Franklin; J. T.
Tyler, Route 2; R. G. Ray, Route
3; Clyde Sanders, Franklin; Har
ley Stewart. Route 5; Wymer Gib
son, Franklin; W. O. Swanson,
Route 1; E. T. Chambers, Route
2; R. S. Peek, Franklin; Claude
Cabe, Route 2; T. H. Hunter,
I Franklin; J. F. Hugglns, Route 3;
I J. S. Cunningham, Route 4;
George W. Roper, Franklin; Luth
er Raby, Route 4: George Stan
field, Route 5; Weaver Hurst,
Route 4: Edwin Moffitt, Route 2;
Pritchard Chastain, Route 1, Dil
lard, Ga.; C. S. Cabe, Highlands;
S. E. McCoy, Highlands; J. N.
Lowe, Highlands: Fred Ammons,
Route 4; Ralph Ray, Route 3; J.
D. Dayton, Route 1; Logan Ashe.
Route 2: Jud Icenhour, Route 3;
Harold Scott, Route 4: Fred Deal,
Franklin; Jack Conley, Route 5:
Turner Guffey, Route 1: Dan
Neal, Nantahala, Ray W. Shields,
Nantahala; James H. Mason,
Route 2; Raymond Wood, Route
5; Grayson Higdon, Route 5.
Tapped for service the second
week are Sam C. Saunders. Route
SEE NO. 2. PAGE 8
It was learned yester (Wednes
day i that Sen. Sam J. Ervin, Jr.,
has been obtained as a speaker
here November 5 for a Young
Democrats Club barbecue. Details
of the program will be announced
ENTERING 25 CALVES -
Young Maconians Leaving
Saturday For Show-Sale
Macon County Future Farmers
and 4-H clubbers wiH leave Satur
day with their 25 Tat calves for
the annual W.N.C. Fat Stock
Show and Sale at Enka.
The show is set for Tuesday at
the Hominy Valley Horse and
Hound Pavilion at 1 p. m. and the
sale will be the next afternoon at
the same hour.
Wayne Proffitt, vocational
teacher, who is in charge of the
local group. said they are going
early to allow the calves ample
time to adjust to their new sur
In past year. Macon calves have
been consistent winners and have
brought top prices. Local business
men throw their support behind
the sale and most of the baby
beef is consumed right heie at ,
home. A number of businessmen !
plan to be in Enka for the two- j
Dr. E. R. Barrick, head cf the ,
animal husbandry section of N.C.
State College, will be the show '
A $50 award will be made this '
year to the grand champion win- ;
tier, if the animr.l is a Hereford, i
by the1 W.N C. Hereford Bro3do" s (
Association. A $50 premium ami a
special ribbon wi"! be i.ivtn by the
Aberdeen-Angus Breec rs A.ssocla- ,
tion if the winner is an Ab r ;?en- :
Those entering animals from i
here Include Jimmy Williams, '
Johnny Williams, Johnny Taytoi ,
Buddy Taylor, Jimmy Taylor, Lar
ry Ferguson, E. A. Ammons. Max
Morgan, Reagon Ammons, June
Ammons, Johnny Cabe Ted Bing
ham. Roger Morgan, Roger Tal
ly. Spike Maddox. Lowell Craw
ford. Kathy Slagle, Oail Proffitt,
Tommy Fouts, Guy Fouts, Rich- 1
aid Alexander, Steve Whitmire,
Genevieve Whitmire. Robert Al
exander, and Carol Wurst,
The annual show and sale Is
p:n, sored by the W.N.C. Bankers
Association. Asheville* Coca-Cola .
Bottling Company, and the Ashe
ri!!e Chamber of Commerce.
A 4-rt CAU' OWNED by Gail Proffitt is bein.; groomed for the fat stock show by an F. F. A.
[boy while other .Future Farmers watch. The F. F. A. and 4-11 clubbers leave for the show Satur
day. (Staff Photoi
Macon's home demonstration
club women are making final pre
parations for holding their annual;
"Achievement! Day" on October 28
at Bethel Methodist Church.
Highlighting the all-day affair
will be the awarding of "The Oa- 1
vel" to the top club of the year I
and an afternoon dress review.
Fashion Magic Prom Cotton [
Bags." with garments furnished j
by the National Cotton Council '
being modeled by local cluo
Also on the program Is the hon
oring of the county's "Club wom
an of the Year." Each club is eli
gible to nominate a member for
this award. Those who have been
nominated to date Include Mrs.
Piank Reece. Franklin club; Mrs.
Earl Cabe, Carson; Mrs. Ruth W.
Royal, Walnut Creek; Mrs. C. R.
Cabe, Clark's Chapel; Miss Ade
laide Brewer, Iotla; Mrs. Eugene
Couch, Union; Mrs. Donald Sea
gle, Holly Springs; Mrs. W. H.
Utones, Ruth Current club; Mrs.
Fred Palmer, Cullasaja; and Mrs.
Harley Carpenter, Mulberry. Oth
ers are being nominated by clubs
Higdonville and Cullasaja clubs
will be co-hostesses to "Achieve
ment Day," which will begin at
10 a. m.
Serving on the decorations
committee are Mrs. A. G. Parsons.
Mrs. Troy Shook. Mrs. Wiley
Clark, and Mrs. Kenneth Holland.
On the hospitality committee are
Mrs. Fred Palmer. Mrs. Nat Phil
lips, and Mrs. Fied Corbin.
A $500 annual scholarship has
been established by the local
It will be known as the Kenneth
and Henry Cabe, Jr., Memorial
Scholarship, in memory of the
sons or Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Cabe,
who were killed in World War II.
Beginning with the 1961 grad
uating classes, the scholarship
Will be available on a one-year
basis to any deserving graduate 1
in Macon County to attend a four
year college of his or her choice. !
Selection of the recipicent will be ,
made on the basis of need, schol- i
astic standing. extracurricular .
activities, and citizenship.
A break-in at Baldwin's Super
Market last Thursday night is
being investigated by the sheriff's
Sheriff J. HaiTy Thomas said
18 cartons of cigarettes were tak
en from the store.
Entrance was gained to the
building by sawing through an
lrcm bar in .the men's rest Koom
at the rear of the stole.
The sheriff said several finger
prints were "lifted" at the scene
and are being studied
Get New Plant
A new building probably will
be constructed soon for Peakline
Furniture Company here under a
tentative agreement between the
company and the Franklin Cham
ber of Commerce
Chamber President Bob S
E! an said this week that step*
r.re b' ir'; taken to form a corpo ?
a lion t ?> erc't. a buildirvj for
Peakline. which has outgrown Its.
makeshift plant in a large chi It
en house on Iotla and wants l
About, six acies of land has
been purchased in the Bonny
Civst section in Franklin for the
nev plant site.
The fall dlstiict meeting of the
Business and Professional Wo
men's Club was held In Black
Mountain Sunday. Members of
the Franklin club who attendee:
were Mrs. Frank Henry, Jr., Mrs.
T W Angel, Jr., Mrs. A. A Slier,
Mrs. Nell Johnston, Miss Esta
Chllders, and Mrs. J. E. Perry, jr.
COUNTY FAIR IS BIGGER AND BETTER
Macon County's three-da.v fair last Thursday, Friday, and Saturday was dieemed the biffest
and best yet and plans are alrrady under way (or next fall's event. The new exhibit hall oil
US 2.1-441 was filled with booths and exhibits and several thousand spectators, including a num
ber from out-of-state, visited it. A complete list of winners at the fair will be featured in next
week's Issue of THK PRKSS. iStaff Photo i
NINE AGENCIES PART/iC'PATING ?
United Fund Approves
60 Budget Of $12,128
The Franklin A.xa United Fund
drive has been set foi the week of
October 31 through Novenibei 5
with a yoal of $12,128 for 1960
These dates and the ahv./unt of
the goal was approved Jt a lunch
eon meeting of the full board of
directors Monday at the Norman
Wilbur C'abf's acceptance of
the position of treasurer for th< .
year's drive also wis announced.
Mr. Cabe in an employe of th?*
Bank of Franklin.
Dr. J. L. Hill, Jr.. chairman of
the drive, presided at the meeting,
and Er. l Adams, chairman of t h ?
budgets and admissions commit
tee. which met with agency rep
resentatives la.st Thursday nig lit.
presented the namos f the agen* 1
ejes in this year's ('"!?<> nnd their t
requests, which were i-\. .^.d by (
ti ? board.
Nine organizations are partiei- i
gating in this year's drive and ]
l ulled Fund officer* pointed out I
the fact that by taking in all i
these drive* into one United Fund J
drive, separate drives would not i
he required by the nine. (
Organizations who are partici
pating in the drive ami their qur> .
tds are listed as lollows: Gi'l i
Scouts of America. $1,000; Macon t
County Community Development \
Pr '/ram. $1,000; Youth Council, t
*600; Macon C unty Rescue Squa
f ion. $700: Babe Ruth Baseball 1
League, $600; Little League. "^300: <
Boy Scouts of America. $2,750; (
Children's Home, $200: American t
Flud Cross. $2,775: Carolines Unl
-ed Fund. $800: ana a contin
gency fund of $1,103.
Dr Hill announced that com
mittee chairmen will be seeking
p<-' pic to work as canvassers In
Jie near future and urged anyone
in the couunty who Is Interested
in working in the soliciting pro
grams to get in touch with any
it the board members.
United Fund officials also
tressed the fact that the major
ty of funds collected in the drive
o. the participating organizations
vill be used here in Macon Coun
Dr. Hill said, "we are extending
:he ciive this year in the hope
hat. can kike in all of Macon
bounty and reach our troal during
,he m?-k et for the collections."
REVIS SHOWS THE WAY -
Maroons Spoil Franklin s
Undefeated Grid Record
By TODD REKCE
Swain High's Maions spoiled
Franklin's hpmecoming and an
undefeated football rccord Friday
night as they came from behind
on the strength of three touch
down romps by Doug -Re vis and a
last minute safety f.r a 21 to 19
A near-record crowd on hand
for the game and homecoming
festivities saw Franklin Jump
ahead 12 to 0 in the first half and
19 to 7 in the third quarter, only
to find an apparently safe lead
victimized by Revis, who sc. red
atriin irt the third and fou.th
quarters and matte the two-point
safety minutes later.
After Swain scored tlie tying
touchdown In the fourth period.
Franklin's- Kenneth Hall fumbled
th? : kickoff and finally recovered
it n the Panther seven. Jim Wil
li... ?i.s wu3 dropped on the th:ce
on 1 irsi, > awn. "Red" Seay gained
one. then Spain's line crashed
through to nail Wi!llam? in the
end zone for il?o winning tw?>
Franklin's scoring came cn a
four-yard run bv Hill; a 42-yard
pa.s. from Williams to I Teddy
Clark, who k abbed an ovvr-the
shoulder "circus" catch for a spe
ctacular score, and on a 29-yard
pass from Williams to J:hnny
Swan, who was back In action
after being out several weeks with
a broken hand. The Panther's
lone extra point came on a pass
[.urn Williams to "Stompy" HJg
c'.' n after the third touchdown.
Swain scored all three talleys
on a straight running play In
which their line "trapped" the
Panther defensive right tackle
and quarterback Jimmy Corbin
handed off to fullback Revis. who
SEE NO 3, PAGE 8
PRINCIPAL Harry C. Cochin it shown crowning Miss Marilyn G-winner a* "Homecoming
Quern" during the half Friday night. At left is the queen's maid of honor. Miss Sharon Duial,