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FRANKLIN, N. C, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1928
AT LOCAL CHURCH
Dr. E. . Huntsberry of
Port Arthur, Texas, As
sisting Dr. Lee Many
Join Church at Revival.
' There is in progress what is, per
haps, one of the greatest religious
awakenings in the history of Frank-
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lin. Dr. E7 E7 Huntsberry, of Port
thcHoHTpa'storin"' a " rneeting'"wincrt
has reached great proportions. -The
preaching of Dr. Huntsberry is sane,
logical, and effective in the greatest
degree. His type of preaching has
'reached the heart of Franklin's peo
ple. The largest crowds in the his
tory of the church are attending.
Fifty-five have been received for bap
tism and by letter. Added to the
twenty which came in before the
meeting, about 75 have been received
into the membership of the church
since Dr. Lee came to the church
three months ago. From present
indications it would not be surprising
tq see the total go beyond the one
hundred mark before the week closes.
The prayer meetings of the women
In all parts of the city are having
their effect. Numbers of adults have
come into the church.
All denominations have been co
operating in a '., noble spirit.. The
pastor has shown a desire to aid all
the churches and the evangelist has
entered into the same spirit of work.
Large crowds from the country are
Dr. Huntsberry's sermons ' are alive
with thought, and his personal ap
proach is very fine. He . has made
many friends in Franklin. The peo
ple hear him gladly,
The following joined the church dur
ing the meeting up to last Monday
Miss Edna Cpgdill, by watchcare,
from First church, Sylva.
Dr. R. M. Kimmer, by letter, from
Mebane Baptist church.
Mrs. Alice Rimmer. bv letter, from
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Zion Hope, Ga. Baptist church.
Mrs. Charles Morgan, by watchcare,
from Pine Grove church.
Mrs. Frank Murray, by . experience.
The following fifteen joined on Fri
day night, September 28.
Mrs. Ruth Henry, watchcare, Hol
R. F. Henry, watchcare, Holly
Springs. ' '
Grovcr Jamison, Jr., experience.
Henry Mashburn, experience.
Vivian Norvcll, experience.
Margaret Baldwin, experience,
Marie -Womack,. experience. " ' .
Belle Stanfield, experience.
. Billv Horsley, experience. -
J. H. Stockton, watchcare, Prentiss
Nellie Maude Womack, experience.
Fannie Womack, expericice.
Charles Morrison, watchcare, loth
church. -. . ' .
Junior Harris, cxperielicc.
Thelma Baldwin, experience. .
The following six joined on Satur
day night, September 29.
Thelma Welch, experience.
Tohn Moore, Jr., experience.
Flovd Wvniati, experiewce.
Charles Palmer, experience.
Sallie Mac Officer, experience.
Billy Blaine, experience,
' ' The following' ioine.l the church
Sunday morning, September 30, 1923 :
' Alice Cunningham, watchcare, Mt.
Hone church. -
C-th':iiK'. Franks r.:wiKe.
Virirm Callaway, experience.
Billv Wilkiei experience.'
Helen Dellart, experience. .
Cleobcllc Moore, experience.
SALE OF PLANT
Tax Rate of Franklin Cut
From $1.40 to 90 Cents
Reduction Made Possible
by Sale of Power Plant.
At its regular meeting' Monday
afternoon the town board reduced the
city tax rate from $1.40 to 90 cents
on the hundred dollars valuation. As
a result of this reduction which was
made possible by the sale of the
power plant to" the Jupollo Public
Service company Franklin now has
by far the lowest tax rate of any
town in Western North Carolina.
Speaking of the reduced rate Mayor
George Patton states the low rate
now prevailing in Franklin will serve
to attract industrial plants to this
town. The rate of 90 cents was
agreed upon by the town board after
a careful consideration of the needs
of the town. It is believed that the
income from taxes will be sufficient
for all ordinary purposes and leave
a small surplus for improvements of
Contractor States That Road
From Tiger to Tallulah
W. L. Anderson of '-the Anderson
Construction company of Asheville,
contractors on the road from Tiger,
Ga., to Tallulah Falls, was here last
Friday and stated that , his company
will complete that section of Georgia
highway No. 15 by November 15th.
This section of the road, said Mr.
Anderson, would have been complet
ed sometime ago had the rains not in
terfered with the work. The road
from here to Atlanta over this route
is open now to travel. However, the
completion of the hard surfacing
will result in an excellent all-weather
road from Asheville to Atlanta, This
route between , the two cities will be
shorter than any other by approx
imately fifty miles. During the next
summer it is expected that the short
road between the two cities will re
lieve the congestion on other routes.
The American . Automobile Associa
tion has already placed the Tallulah
Falls route, on its official maps a nr.
this road is now known as one of
the major routes of the South,
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During the month of October the
public will have the opportunity to
cast votes for the most beautiful
babv in Macon county. :
This voting contest is sponsored
by the Idle Hour Theatre and will
continue through the entire month.
With each ticket purchased at the
theatre the buyer will have the privi
lege of casting ten votes for a child
under four years of age. At the
end of the month the total votes will
be sinned up and the-child receiving
the largest number will be awarded
a beautiful Sterling silver loving cup,
worth $25, and now on display in the
window at Smith's Drug store.
Evclvn Valdruop, experience.
. Edna Jamison, experience.
Gladys Guest, experience.
Katherine Palmer, experience.
Jan is Ledfont, experience. i
Helen Shepherd; experience.
" I osei ihinc-Htgdoii ,- Experience r
Eloise Jamison, experience.
, Helen Womack, experience.
There were 14 by experience and
one by watchcare Sunday morning,
The following ten joined the church
Sunday night, September 30.
Helen Oliver, experience.
Florence Norvell, experience.
Lowise Takiiit, experience.
Louise Blain, experience.
Mrs. Ada Ashe, experience.
Frances Oliver, .experience.
Helen .Grasty, experience.
Marv. Filer, watchtare, church of
near' Hollingsworth, Ga.
Marie ' Elders, experience.
The following four joined the church
Monday, night, October 1 :
Lillian Smiley,' .experience.
Ben- McCallum. experience.
Nell Sutton, experience.
Mrs. Ed Smiley, experience.
Announcements will be made next
Sunday as to when the, meeting will
Game to Be Played Here
Next Friday at 3 O'clock
Big Crowd Expected to
Next Friday afternoon the Franklin
high chool boys expect to climb an
other rung in the , championship lad
lcr when they play Hayesvillc here on
Porter field at 3 o'clock. The first
game of the season played here with
S.. C. I. resulted in- a" scoreless tie.
Last Friday Franklin beat Bryson
City by a score of 25 to. 13. The
weik before Bryson City romped on
Hayesvillc with a score of 12 to
nothing. Consequently Franklin is
expecting to take Hayesvillc into
camp by a safe margin. However,
information from Hayesvillc shows
that the team, there has made much
improvement in the past two weeks
and 'the score here may be very close.
The aerial attack of the Hayesvillc
outfit is said to be bewildering op
ponents. Just the same Franklin
has some forward passers of note.
It is not known yet whether or hot
Red Stewart who was injured in the
last game will be able to participate
in the game with Hayesvillc If not
it appears to be. a toss-up as to who
will win the game Friday. The citi
zens of the town are all agog over
the coming game and a monster
crowd is expected to turn out.
State Councilor to Make
Principal Address Jack
Stribling In Charge of
Program! v ...
(By Wyatt T. Dixon)
Durham ,N. C, Oct. 2. Saturday,
October 6, D. W. Sorrell, of this city,
state councilor of the Junior Order
United American M echanics, will pay
his first official visit to District Ao.
1 of the order when he delivers an
address at Otio, followed in the even
ing with a second address at An
drews. Indications point to one of the
biggest gatherings of Juniors in the
history of the district and ' the state
councilor declares that he is looking
forward with much interest aid eag
erness to his fwternal invasion of
Western North Carolina.
The all-day program, arranged by
Jack Stribling, district deputy, is a
busy one. . It will open at Otto at
10 o'clock in the morning with an
appropriate program, and end with, the
address of Mr. Sorrell in the even
ing at Andrews. Communications have
been sent out from the office of the
state councilor to each council of . the
district urging full attendance at the
sessions, and according to word re
ceived here, the district deputy is
busily engaged in stirring up the
Jusiors.and other people of the dis
trict- to greater entnusiasm tor tue
With his enthusiasm for the Junior
order at a high pitch, Councilor Sor
rell ' is hopeful, that every council
in the first district will be represent
ed by a large number f men at the
' The. -program arranged ., by De puty
Stribling for . the all-day '-"meeting :
as follows :
Otto, 10 A. M.
Song, America Everybody
Prayer Rev. A. S. Solcsbee, Cullasaja
Welcome 'address J-' J. M.ann. Otto f
( "(.inirit r - , - -!
-dirndl Mxmiieth Svlva i
( V iiincil
Music John I I. Dalton, ka-ter, e in-1
lasaja ' Council
Address D: W. Sorrell
The ' afternoon ' wdl be devoted to
singing' classes of the-, first .'district,
with a district meeting held at '2 p. in.
Andrew, Saturday Meeting
Ad'dress D. W. Sorrell :
The good citizens 'of ' Macon county
are reminded by Jack Stribling, dis
trict deputy of the Junior Order, that
they shoufd- avail themselves ot h-opportunity.-of.
hearing Mr. D. .
Sorrc 11, state councilor, on next Sat
urday: October 6 at Otto, N. C, as
Mr. Sorrell represents more tlutii
fifty thousand -members, of this' or'b-r
in our state and he is worthy, of .the
honor as being , their leader for this
Otto sh'uld be congratulate tor se-
curing the Rally Day of the Juniors
on next Saturday for this sect-ieni
r?.rcly hns the opportunity . of hearing
FOREST AREA IS
CLOSED FOR YEAR
Certain Area of Nantahala
Forest Closed to Hunters
For Period of One Year
Deer Expected to Arrive.
One dozen grown deer are expected
to arrive here within a few days to
be turned loose of the Wayah Bald
Game Refuge.. Officials of the refuge
working in co-operation with the Nan
tahala officials arc anxious to give
these deer a nice start in the refuge,
Consequently much of the government
forset area surrounding the refuge has
been closed to hunters for one year.
This area includes all government
lands lying between the Burningtown
Kyle road and highway No. 28. The
Nantahala officials have no desire to
restrict hunting privileges to any con
siderable extent. However, for the
first year it is necessary that the deer
be not scattered by dogs all over a
large area. The public of Macon
county, according to reports, is heart
ily in favor of seeing the mountains
of this section again teeming with
wild life. Consequently it is believed
that all hunters will respect the re
strictions placed' on the area mention
ed in the Nantahala Forest.
NEWS ITEMS OF
Interesting Locals and Oth
er News From Macon
County's Popular Moun
The wedding of. Miss Margaret Gil
bert and Mr. Tuelos llall, which oc
curred in the church of the Jncarua
lion on Wednesday evening, Septem
ber 19, was a quiet and pretty wed
The church was tastefully decorated
with bunches ' of white hydrangas,
dahlias and trailing green vines. A
soft light was lent to the scene by
the white tapers burning among the
delicate t lowers en the altar.
Dr. McCarty of Augusta, Ga., per
formed the ceremony. Mrs. Keedcr
of Westminister, S. C, was organist
and played some prenuptial music
before the ceremony.
To the strains of Lohengrin wedding
march the bride entered the church
on the arm of her father who gave
her in marriage.
'She was prececded up the aisle by
her maid of honer, Miss Caroline
Hall, who wore tan georgette and
carreid an arm bouquet' of pink dah
lias. They were met at the altar
by the groem and his best man, Mr.
Marry Holt. '
The-" bride wore her going-away
dress of dark blue georgette and( car-
fried an arm bouquet of white dah-
lias, white sweet . peas,; and -maiden j
hair ferns. The happy couple left
ininiidiatcly after the ceremony for
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,,' : '. ' , : ! Russell, Highlands; Republican judge,
Mrs. Albert Statib passed away at William Cleveland, Highlands.'
her home on I uesday morning, Sep- Kiat s: Registrar. Roy Dryman,
tcmber 1R at the age fof K4 years.-. Scaly ; Democratic judge, Oden Pen
1'mieral services were (conducted at 1 ;U,d. Scalv; Republican iudge, J. J).
the home on Wednesday at " .1 1 a. m. I " Ilurnoit " Scaly " " " J -- -
by Rev; Mr. ..Putts. The many beau-1 SmitVs Bridge : Registrar, 1). P.
trail flowers were a trilnue .t the (-al)Ci ,.,.,,. , )illar(. Ga. ; Dcm-
mgn esteem in wn.cn Airs Man ij :
held -by .her many friends who will I
miss her- verv much
The funeral of Mrs. Rice who died
! oi' the -eve oj tier With feirllirta-y.
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was jk ui at.tnc ai ctnodisi. ciiureii
on uesuay aaer hou. iu, league:
ol I'ranklin. conducted 'the services
Mrs. Rice was also one of the old
pioneer citizens of Highlands beloved !
by all who k:ww her and a wreath
ot beautitur floral ollenng bespoke.,
a loving tribute, from a large number I
of friends. ,
Franklin Girls On Staff
At N. ('.('. W. .this year M iss P.yrd, Stiles ; 'Den'iocrat ic 'judge, Charl
Betty Sloan is business nKt-ia.H r and , ie Ray.. Route; 3,- Frrnklin ; Republican
Miss Sue llunriicutt, assistant business ' judge, John I lean, Ron) 3, I'ranklin.
manager, of v"(!araddi," a uarter!y j Cowee; . Regp-iraf;. i I 1 Rickman,
m;igai:ie-. .publi.-hed by . the - siudent T"la: I ).--.icr-ric judge, ,Neal Bryson,
Ix'dy. West's Mill; Republican judge, " Davis
.;, . . . 1 Con. .
the state councilor ;of this orde r. - We :
irc i;iad to know that the-- uiihrs. oi ,
district N.o. 1 have caused, their ceuin
cilor to find it ' necessary' to' give this
district part 'of service.
Edward E. Lock and Moth
er to Assume Active Man
agement October 15th
Obtained Five-year Lease.
According to an announcement made
here Thursday of last week Edward
E. Lock and his mother, Mrs. Grace
Lock, have obtained a five-year leaSc
on the Scott Griffin hotel at Franklin
and they will assume active mah-
kag'ement of this well known hostelry
about the 15th of . October. The
Scott Griffin is located on Main
street in the heart of towit and was
completed two and a half years ago.
It is. considered one of the finest
commercial hotels in Western North
Carolina. Mr. Lock and his mother
now have charge of the Haywood
Inn at Wayncsville. This is a sum
mer hotel only and Mr. Lock has
been seeking for sometime to lease a
hotel that remains open the entire
year. It is understood that Mr. Lock
will give up his lease on the Hay
wood Inn in a few days.
A number of changes in the Scott
Griffin will be made in the near fu
ture. The stairway from the lobby
to the second floor will be placed in
another position. There is now a
dancing pavilion covering only a part
of the roof of the Jiotel. Mr. Lock
intends to utilize the remainder of
the,, roof space for a roof "garden.
" t oorrr-after ki t c i rc i
immediately in rear of the lobby.
Mr. Lock and hisTnother have -a
large clientele of summer tourists who
are expected to follow them to Frank
lin next summer. .
For more than a year now Steve
Porter has had the Scott Griffin
under lease. He has not announced
his plans for the future.
Mr. Lock is enthusiastic over cerni
ing to Franklin. A study of the sit
uation . here has convinced him that
Franklin has a bright future.
. The town extends a cordial welcome
to Mrs. Lock and her son.
LIST OF JUDGES
J. J. Mann, chairman of the board
of elections announces that the reg
istration books for the county will
open on October 0 and remain open
for four weeks. He also announces
that the. following named judges and
registrars for the various precints
have been appointed:
Mill 'Shoal:" Registrar, j. M. Raby,
Route 4, Franklin; Democratic judge,
Jerry Franklin, Route 4, Franklin;
Republican Judge, John Ferguson,
Route 4, Franklin. '
Ellijay : Registrar, Sam Bryson,
Cullasaja ; Democratic judge, ' J; T
Moore, Fllijay; Republican judge, W.
R. Higdon. Ellijay.
Registrar, Alex Shook
Shonkville: Democratic iudec. A. B
j'otts, Gneiss; Republican judge, Dave
Highlands: Registrar, W. R. Potts,
Highlands; Democratic judge, Milfqrd
OCratic iudge. C. If. Xortoti. Route-1.
,;..,, 'kt-pubiicaii judge, Kmory
Keener,, Route, 2, Franklin.'...
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(,n.;iljc j,lt;(., . Jlm. Ratie. Route 1,
:,Fra'nklii i; Republican ju-ige. 15un Kis-
er, Route 1, Franklin..
Nantahala, No. 1 : l.ce Baldwin,
Kyle; Democratic judge, Charlie
Jacobs.-'" .'.fiioiie;' Republican, judge,
Craig Steppe, Aipiolie. ....
Nantahala, No. 2: Registrar, James
SJiieMs. l-'lais; . l.iemocralic judft'c. Bill
lo!iir. l-'b'K: U'epnbliean judge, Mark
I'.urningtown : . R.eeistvar. Austin
Franklin: Registrar, George Mal-
mee. I'l anklm ; I Jemooralir judge," J.-
. .iurnwn. i'ranklin: Kemin bran
Viflge, John E. Rickman, Franklin.
J. J. MANN, Chairman
i Beard of Elections. ;