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Thousands of Nurses on Ac
tive Rolls As Emergency
ENROLLS 4,130,966 IN 79
More Than 425,000 Persons
Trained in First Aid
The local Chapter of the American
Red Cross, under the leadership, of
Mrs. S. L. Franks, will make its big
drive for membership here Saturday.
The campaign began Armistice Day,
November 11, and will continue
through Thanksgiving. y "
The organization has as its pres
ident the chief executive of the Unit
ed States, and chartered tiy con
gress, it enjoys the close co-operation
of army, navy, marine corps and nu
merous governmental departments.
There are thousands of nurses on
the active rolls of this society as
emergency reserves, ready, for instant
service . -whereever they ' are . needed.
Does your membership help maintain
this protection against epidemic arid
disaster? . ,. , .
More than ,000 persons have been
trained in first aid by Ithis worthy
organization! More than 275,000 have
been given Red Cross training in
life-saving. Memberships in the Red
Cross have made possible the great
safety program of which these cours
es are a part.
The American : Red Cross enrolled
4,130,966 members last year.
War service brightens the lives of
veterans in hospitals and of soldiers
and sailors wherever the flag flies. ,
Herbert Hoover says: 'The Red
.Cross is today the expression of the
national will, the national sympathy,
for all those overtaken by the cata
strophe of storm, of flood, of famine.
Its call to charity to meet these emer
gencies is mandatory upon the heart
of the nation."
Every Red Cross dollar is a useful
dollar. It' is on the job day and
night throughout the year, alleviating
suffering and making this world a
,healthier, happier, place in which to
Join the Red Cross Saturday.
Tabulated Form of Macon County Official Ballot
Millshoal ..... 171 1 160
151 f 186
Ellijay 162j 209
Sugarfork I. 38 179
Highlands ...... 208 188
7 5i 7
Smith's Bridge 330 162 341 177
Cartoogechaye .1 280130 298103
Nantahala, L... 74 114f 73 115j
Nantahala, 2.... 47 238 51 236)
98 204 .
3121 202 301 2011
Franklin ,J HlOll 564llll7 541l!196 .585111861 539H146I 5851 952 749111151 517!
"TOTAL ...... 1 l2829l240l)286li2l393O4523Q4i3085!2189l2966l2358'
AH of above official except register of. deeds. Certain votes challenged
Red Grosr To Malre Big Membership Drive Sat.
North Carolina Co-operates
In Motorcade to Asheville
"North. Carolina will join enthusi
astically with Atlanta - and Georgia in
the winter motorcade which will cele
brate the completion of the short route
to Asheville and the east," Frank T.
Reynolds said Monday. Mr. Reynolds
is chairman of the Atlanta Chamber
of Commerce committee which is plan
ning the motorcade.
Mr. Reynolds, B. S. Barker, execu
tive vice president of the Chamber, of
Commerce, and Dudley tllass, publicity
secretary of the chamber,' returned
Monday from a motor trip over the
new route, which leads through Cor
nelia, Clayton and Franklin. '
"We stopped at various points along
the route,", said Mr. Reynolds, "met
groups of citizens and officials, arid
discussed nlans fnr condlnn UtmAmA
i - mwv a uuuuibu
or more cars from Atlanta and points
along the way. ; - ,
"At Rrariklin, N. C. we were met
by officials of the Chamber of Com
merce, who assured us of complete
co-operation. Arrangements were
made there for providing luncheon
for the party, which we expect s'to
number sevefal hundred. '
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. AtAsheviUe; ,whadAi con
with J. H.'Enwright, manager of the
George Vanderbilt hotel, who is in
charge of arrangements at Asheville.
where the party will spend the' night.
Mr. Enwright is arranging for a ban
Prisoner Escapes From
Macon's Re-Built Jail
Macon county's jail, after its
renovation, may be a pride and joy
to the county commissioners but
to Jerome Garrett of Carthage, N.
C, it's the same old shack. l,
Jerome proved . that steel bears
do not a prison make by sawing
his way to liberty Saturday night.
He had previously made a similar
escape from the old jail and from
all indications his Jast effort caused
him no more trouble than the
The Press will endeavor to print a
special Thanksgiving issue- otf the reg
ular publication date next week. All
Contributors and advertisers are kind
ly requested to have their copy ready
as soon as possible.
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20412161 1631 140
177 52 171 40
205 166 200 171 209 164 192
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FRANKLIN, N. C, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER
quet to be followed by a dance, and
said that at least 30 North Carolina
cars would meet our party at the
Georgia line and escort us to Ashe
ville. the Asheville Chamber of Com
merce is enlisting the interest of its
members and will help to' make' the
occasion a memorable one.
"The paving of the short stretch
of road between Gainesville and Bald
win will be completed about Decem
ber 1 if good weather continues, and
this will provide unbroken pavement
from Miami to Canada through At
"The Franklin route promises to at
tract thousands of tourists. It is not
only shorter than the Appalachian
scenic highway through Murphy arid
Neel Gap, but it can be traveled much
more rapidly, as it is wider and has
fewer sharp grades and carves.
"We have not yet fixed an absolute
date for the motorcade,, but we. are
making plans for starting It early on
Saturday morning, December 13. On
Sunday the motorists will be free to
see the, sights in and around Ashe
ville, and return at their leisure
, " ' leisure
folk drive these days, and the weather
which usually prevails in , early, De
cember, the trip should be, made in
perfect ccnfort."i Atlanta' ' Constitu
tion. : , . . ;
U. D. C. To Bestow
Crosses of Honor
The Macon County Chapter JJ. D.
C. November meeting was held with
Mrs. F. L. Siler.
The Daughters decided to bestow
crosses of honor on any of our Ma
con county veterans who do not have
them. The secretary,. Miss Rankin,
was instructed to secure these names
A committee was appointed to pur
chase Christmas presents for our
veterans and to report on this at the
The Chapter decided to send some
blooming plants to our sick member,
Mrs. Lyman Higdon.
Mrs. Siler's mother, Mrs. Redding,
who has just returned from Roanoke,
was called on to tell of a visit she
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Mrs. McKee Gives Helpful
Talk To Parents And
Junior Audubon Society Or
ganized With 30 1 Mem
The November meeting of the P.-T
A. had the be,st attendance of the
year. There were between seventy
five and one hundred members and
visitors present. Miss Celly intro
duced Mrs. E. L. McKee. of Svlva.
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who gave a most helpful and in
spiring talk to the parents and teach
ers, pointing-out the duties of each
and stressing cooperation but making
it very plain that the training of our
children should begin in the home,
and not left till the child enters
"What It Means To Be a P.-T. A.
Worker," is an extract copied from
5. mtmbejshifr rant,
'"The ?one thing in the ' world on
which every one, regardless of race,
creed, or language can agree, is the
worth of a little child. America is
committed to the ideal that every
child shall have a fair start in life.
The organized parenthood of America
is a mighty force for worthier homes,
better schools and finer communities.
As a member of the National Con
gress of Parents and TeacherS, you
have a part in helping to realize
that ideal in your home, in your com
munity, in your state, in the nation
and in the world. Everything that
pyon put into this movement, time.
energy, moneyi and spirit helps to
magnify the finer and richer values
of our civilization. It is an inspiring
movement, worthy of your best and
you may well be proud of your part
The Grade Mothers are enthusiastic
workers, and are accomplishing worth
while things under the direct'on of
Miss Davis. The two beautiful pic
tures given for the best per cent of
attendance were on exhibition The
2nd grade won "Feeding Her Birds,"
and the 5th grade won "Shoeing the
Mare." These pictures are to be
kept for one month, and passed on
to the grades having the best
attendance each time.
The Junior Audubon society
was organized Friday, No
vember 7, under the leader
ship of Mrs. T. J. Johnston
and Miss Wyatt. Thirty
names were enrolled. A busi
ness meeting will be held
Wednesday afternoon at 3:30
in Mr. Carpenter's room.
AH members are requested to
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Is Performed In
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Gay
Fouts of Rainbow Springs, a
two-pound boy on Saturday,
November 8. The mother
was brought ot Angel's hos
pital in a serious condition
?nd a Caesarean section" im
mediately performed. Both
mother and baby are. doing
ADVERTISE in The Press!
IT PAYS 1 '
STILL AT LARGE
Condition Necessitated Sec
ond Operation; Makes
TRANSFUSION IS .MADE
Formerly Engaged As Stage
Worker, But Recently
The . romantic life of A. C. Wood,
fifty years old, whose home was for
merly in Newark, N. J., was ended
last night following a six days gal
lant fight after he is allegged to have
been stabbed by Grady Reese on
Highway No. 28 last Wednesday night.
He -was born in Newark, N. J., of
Irish parentage and one need only .
know him to realize that in his kind,
congenial and ever jovial personality
he lived true to his Irish extraction.
His early life was spent in Newark
and New York City where he became
associated with the show business en
gaged as a stage worker, later he join- '
ed a carnival and there began the trek
that led himjover the entire country
and was destined to terminate in this
has spent the majority of his time in
this state supplying amusement parks
with merry-go-rounds, ferries and the
like. He was then employed by the
Carlstrom company of Baltimore, Md.
During the last few months he has
been employed by C. W. Hames as
waiter' in the Franklin Restaurant
where his work was always enthusias
tic, honest and dependable. "
The incidents relative to his fatal
stabbing have been previously review
ed. When first brought to the Ancel
Hospital it was not thought that he
would survive the shock following the
stabbing. However, after a blood
transfusion was performed, in which
Roy Carpenter was the donor, he ral
lied and his chances for recovery were '
increased. His condition Brew worse
and necessitated a Second operation. V
on Monday. From1 that time his con
dition became progressively worse un-
thhis death at. 6:15 Tuesday night
Interment took place in ' the Frank
lin cemetery on Wednesday evening.
Mr. A. R. Kinney, United States
examiner of surveys for the. Forest
Service, whose regular headquarters
are at Bristol, Tenn., the headquarters
of the, Unaka National Forest, has
established a camp ' a few miles f rom
Clayton, Ga. Mr. Kinney is organiz
ing three survey crews for the pur
pose of surveying the lands of the
Morns brothers lumber comoanv be
ing acquired by the Federal govern
ment. The tract consists of several
Preparations are also being made to
survey the lands of the Whiting
manufacturing company, consisting, of
approximately 31.000 acres. This land
is located in Graham, Swain and ,
Cherokee counties.. It,will be added
to the Nantahala National Forest.
Mr. R. L. Bradley is now head of
a survey party surveying the Dewar
tract of land in Cherokee' county.
When completed these tracts of land .
will increase the boundary of the
Nantahala National Forest consider
ably.. '' .- : 1 i'A
Rainy weather prevailed in this
vicinity from Monday thru Thursday,