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VOLUME XLVI, No. 42
FRANKLIN, N. C, THURSDAY, OCT. 13, I9JI
$1 .50 PER YEAR
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District Meeting of Order
To Be Held Here Next
Tin; lull program ,for. the next
quarterly district convention of the
Junior Order United American Me
chanics, District No. 1, which is
to he held in. Franklin Thursday of
ne.vt week, was announced Wed
nesday by the program committee,
composed of Jack Strihhng,' chair
man, Sam Murray am R. L. Sisk
. .The program' calls tor open ses
sions in the morning and after
noon at the courthouse and a busi
ness session in the evening in the
Junior Order hall.
A thousand or more Juniors are
expected to attend the meeting
from all over the district, which
embraces the counties 'west of the
Balsams The last quarterly meet
ing was held in Highlands in July.
The feature of Mhe morning ses
sion Will be an address by the Rev.
S. F. Nicks, of Roxboro, state
councilor of the Junior Order,
while in the afternoon the principal
speakers will be Professor T. (J.
Harbison, of Ilighands, and Lewis
J'. Ilamin.'a state officer of the
Following is the program for the
. Frank I. Murray, councilor of
Cullasaja council No. 158, presid
Court House 10:30 a. m.
Meeting called to order' by pre
Song "America," lead by John II.
Dalton, Mrs! Harry Higgins at
Invocation By Rev. A. Soles
bee. Welcome address By Geo. B. Pat
ton, mayor of . Franklin.
Piano solo Mrs. Harry Higgins.
.Response .to address of welcome
Hon. Hugh Monteath, district
String musir By Grace Penland
:onc; By Dalton quartet.
Address "Our Order," Rev. S. F.
Nicks, state councilor,
,Song--Dalton quartet. ' ,
Announcements . ..
Court House 2 p. m.
String music Grace Penland band.
Address "Good ' Citizenship," by
Prof. T. G. Harbison. ...
Songs by Dal tan quartet.
Address "Our Orphan Home," by
Lewis P. Hamlin.
7:30 p. m.
Business Session at Hall.
Wealthy Florida Man
.'' Dies in Hospital Here
William Hurley DaCamara, 5,
wealthy retired merchant of West
Pahn Beach, Ela, died Tuesday
afternoon in Angel Brothers' hos
pital, where he underwent a serious
operation last week. Mr. DaCam
ara became seriously ill last Thurs
day at ,'his summer ' home in High
lands and was rushed to the hos
pital here in a critical condition.
'Little-' hope was seen fqr his recovery-
from the beginning, but an
operation was performed in an ef
fort to save him. The body was
taken to Atlanta by Bryant and
from there was sent by train to
West Palm Beach for burial.
'The Supreme Gift' To Be
Mr. Ervin's Sermon Topic
y - ' . . . : '
. Next Sunday 'morning : at 11
o'clock the Rev. ' G. Clifton Ervin
will preach at the Methodist church
on the theme, , "The' . Supreme
Gilt.". At 7:30 p. m. he will preach
a drama sermon based upon Ber
nard Shaw's play, "The Devil's
Franklin Eleven Wins
,".-' From Andrews, 6-0
Tltu Franklin high school foot
ball twain drew- its first blood
of the season last Friday, de
feating the Andrews high teairt
G to 0 in a hard, fought game
at Andrews. The local boy
had the ball within scoring dis
tance of the enemy goal line
most, of the game but lacked
the organized punch to put it
over more than once. . The lone
tally was made in the last quar
ter on a pass from Iiouser to
Barnard. , e
The Ideal eleven's next game
it scheduled with Brevard to
be played here Friday afternoon.
Funeral for Van Calloway,
Killed in Auto Accident,
Set for Friday Morning
Funeral Services fox Van Callo
way, 21, who was killed Monday
morning in an automobile accident
near New York' City, where he had
been employed for about 18 months
in the construction of a water
tunnel, are to be held at 11 o'clock
Friday morning at the First Baptist
church of Franklin. The body was
expected to arrive litre hit Thurs
day afternoon. ''-.
v The accident occurred, according
to reports received here, about 8
o'clock in the morning. The car,
owned and driven by young Cal
loway, overturned. Three other
men in the machine were reported
Fashion Show To Be Staged
At Macon Theatre Oct, 26
65 Cents a Day Allowed
For Each Prisoner;
Jury List Drawn
The county jailor's fee vvas cut
from 80 cents to 65 cents a day
for each prisoner at .the regular
monthly meeting last week of the
county commissioners. The com
mission also drew a jury list for
the regular November term of
superior court, and ordered an
election on the .stock law in
Aquone school district.
Change in the jailor's fee be
comes effective November 1. The
county board has the authority to
fix the amount to be paid for
each prisoner, while appointment
of the jailor rests with the sheriff.
No announcement has been made
by Sheriff A. B. Slagle whether
he will retain Jailor W. M. Ed
wards or name someone else to
The stock law election in Aquone
school district was set for Novem
ber . 9 and the registration , days
were designated as October 10,
17,' 21, 31 and November 7. Charl
es Jacobs was appointed registrar,
Craig Steppe and Bill Morgan,
The regular fall term of court
is scheduled to co'ivene on ino
vember 23. A special civil , term
has been announced for January.
Following is a list of jurors drawn
for the November term: :
W. H. Gray, A. Q. Williams,
John Roan, J. P. Deal, Horace
Justice, C. S. Ray, Sam Vanhook,
Mason , Stiles, W. M. Swaftord,
W. A. Conley, J. B. Shields, J. N.
Downs, Lee Tallent, M, L. Dowdle
Furman Stiles Jim Elmore, J. E.
Rogers, J. M. Brabson. J. L. Young
Colley Guest, J. ' R. Morrison, A
L. Leach, W. B. McGuire, C. F.
Fish, all of Franklin.
N. H. Thomas, Zeb Shope, Earl
B. Henson, Prentiss; B. E. Gibson,
A. J. Evans, A. A. Mashburn,
Gneiss; R. H. Hunger, W. II. Mc
Call, J. B. Watkins, S. T. Marrett,
Highlands; E. N. Keener, W. M.
Parrish, Matt Liner, Otto; Charlie
Shepherd, W. M. Queen, J. P. Bry
son, Ljawrence Shepherd, West's
Mill; J. E. Taylor, Ellijay; J. C.
Pritchard Russell, Cullasaja; J. V.
Henson, Norton; B. F. Lowry,
Flatts; J. H. Grant, Nantahala; Ed
Wilson' Smart, C. A. Bryson, J.
C. Icenhower, Frank Woolen, H. L.
Barnard, no address listed.
S. E. Gant, Bridge Foreman
Ends Life With Razor Blade
S. E. Gant, 51, foreman em
ployed by the State Highway com
mission in repairing the , lotla
bridge, ended his own life in
Angel Brothers' hospital Wednes
day afternoon by slashing his
throat with a safety razor blade.
Gant, who had been in the hos
pital for. two days after under
going a minor operation, was be
lieved to have, been worried over
financial matters. He was due to
have been discharged from the hos
pital Thursday, as his condition
was showing marked improvement.
He was alone in a room in the
hospital at the time he committed
the act, but a nurse entered in
timi to lit him drop the razor
Callowav. a .sun 'of Mr. ami Mr;
J. E, Calloway, who lives about a
mile and a halt trom PranMui on
the Bryson City toad, had many
friends here. He was rcaied in
Macon county .ami attended tin
Franklin high schooj, liesides Ins
parents, he is survive1-! by ''two
brothers, I li -inlet sun Calloway, ol
Franklin,- and AVadc Calloway, i
Utah; atid by three sisters, Mrs
Lon Dalton and the Misses Lily
and Virginia' Calloway, ail ' of
E. B. Del Tart ' and J. on I hilton
left for New York Monday' to
escort Calloway's body back to
A Fashion Show, with a bevy. of
beautiful -Franklin girls acting a
mannequins for the various coat
and dress modi Is, vvill be slaved
by Franklin merchants at the Ma
con Theatre Monday night, October
26, it was announced Wednesday
by S. H. Lyle, Jr., manager of the
motion picture house.
Four mercantile establishnu ntn
already have indicated that they
vvill participate in the Fashion
Show and others are expected to
join. Those which already, have
signed up to take part are Trot
ter's, Jess & Mary's Shop. E. K,
Cunningham & Co. and Sanders'
Twenty-five or trvore models are.
cqneted to be shown, including
dresses - for both afternoon and
evening, sport suiti, the new hats,
Street coats, sport coats, pajamas
and other women's apparel.
'"Caught Plastered," a rollicking
comedy, is the film scheduled for
the same evening. It will be shown
after the Fashion . Show. Advance
notices say that "Catighl 'Rollick
ing" is one of the best comedies of
the year. Bert Wheeler, Robert
Woolsey and Florothy Lee what
a combination are the stars.
Franklin Women Attend
Eastern Star Meeting
The meeting of . Eastern Star
chapters of the 13th district was
delightfully entertained by the An
drews chapter last Saturday, with
delegates attending from the west
ern part of the state. i
Mrs. Maude Killian, district dep
uty grand matron presided at the
meeting, wiich was also attended
by Mrs. Bessie R. Mangum, of
Rocky Mount, worthy grand matron,
and Mi's'. Daisy May Davis, past
worthy grand matron.
Members of the Franklin chapter
attending were Mrs. Frank I. Mur
ray, Mrs". R. M., Rimmer, Mrs. S.
E. Penland, Mrs: W. H. Sellars,
Miss 'Charlotte C -nley, Mrs. R. D.
West, Mrs. George Dean, Miss
Nettie Hurst, Mrs. T. S. Mimday,
Mrs. Georgia Sloan, Mrs. Tohn
Wrights Mrs. W. A. Rogers. 'Mrs.
M. A, Raoul, Mrs! E... K. Cunning
ham, Mrs. Lassie Kelly Cunning
ham, and Mr. J. E. Rickman,
On Monday afternoon the Frank
lin ' ..chapter was addressed by
Mrs. Bessie R. Mangum, worthy
grand matron; Mrs. Daisy May
Davis, (last worthy grand matron,
and Mrs. 'Maude Killian;'-. deputy
grand matron. ' Mrs. If . V. C'abc,
worthy matron of th ; local .chap
ter, presided- at the meeting, after
which , a ..delightful orial hour in
honor of the visiting officers was
enjoyed by all. , ' . .
blade. She immediately notified
Dr. Ftirman Angel, who attempt
ed to render' aid to Gant, but the
latter fought the physician and pre
vented .him from, doing so. Guni
died ill about 10 minutes.. ili
throat was slashed from tar to. ear.
Men, who had been vvorkiin' with
Gant on the Stale ''Highway pro
ject, said that he had made .threat;
to end li.is life on one 'or more oc
casion during recent -.weeks. , Ifc
attempted, at one . time, to borrow
a gun. from one of the ' workmen
for this purpose it was- state'!..
Gant's home-was in Hickory. He
is survived by , his widow and two
children. runeral arrangements
have not been made.
Sheriff Captures Still
In Sight of Franklin
A 25-gallon copper still, which
!howed signs of recent opera
tion, was captured last Thurs
day afternoon on Oition Muun
tain by Sherilf A. B. Sl.o;le
and Deputy Sheriff George Mal
lonee. The still was located
on the west side of the mountain
fdmost in line with ' Franklin's
Main street, so th.it a close
observer might have seen the
smoke ariiing from the furnace
when in operation. The ' ketlk
ami coil were found hidden in
I ho brush some distance from
the furnace, the sheriff reported,
but there were indications that
it had- been in use only a
few days before. He said
Frank iin's main street could be
plainly seen from (he location
of the furnace.
Many Fine Agricultural
The first ' annual fair of the vo
cational .t,- ' ' e and li'.nit i eo
nomics 'departments- of the. Frank-
iii hi; If school was held hist Sat
urday, in th-; school aii'liloritim.
iii', interesting' cyhibits of field
and horticultural crops and garden
oducts were displayed, as well
as hoiir.;s .of livestock, including
hog, sheep and calv s.
The home -economies. department
presented a 'most creditable display
of canned fruit and vegetables,
i en re sen ting ' the labors "f student-',
both at home' and in the class
room. This exhibit was-attractively
decorated with auttim leaves and
Many" merchants and other citi
yens made liberal . contributions to
the fair, and the county commis
sioners gave $25 towards expenses.
The following students '" won
prizes for best displavs:'
'Prolific corn, 1st prize, Woodrow
Dowdle';' 2nd prize, John Bryson;
single ear corn, Frank Williams;
yellow corn, Charles Ferguson;
wheat,' William McG'imell; Irish
potatoes, 1st prize, Carles Rogers;
2nd., Charlie Morrison; "soybeans,
Will Shope; stoc. beets, Jeff F.n
loe; forage, 1st, Sexton Vinson,
2nd., Frank Williams; peas, 1st
prize, Ernest Bennett ; 2nd., J. T.
McComiell; onions, W'illard Dean;
carrots, Charlie Shope; peppers,
The best. . general farm exhibit
was made by Carles Rogers; 2nd
prize was won by John Bryson
and 3rd prize by. Jeff F.nloe. Oth
er prize exhibits were: apples, any
vicinity, Frank -Williams; pears,
l'rizes won on livestock were as
follows: ' .
Young breed sow, 1st prize, Don
Henderson, 2nd .prize, Sexton Vin
son : dairy type call", Charlie Mor
rison ; beef type, calf, Jeff En
loe; 2nd prize,' I foniee Maun; ewe,
1st, Don Henderson; 2nd ' ("baric
Ferguson ; . lamb, Don Henderson;
cockerel, Hai ry ( iinuiiiehani ; pul
let, Cartes Roi'crs .
For the best dravviiu' f ideal
outlay for a farm, 1st prize, J.
Shope,' 2nd, Ifvlward Sayr.es.
Prizes for class room vvork in
home economics ;
Vegetables,, TliMma 'Wtleh, Ma
rie Morgan,- Paiiliite Cab'-, . Fay
Howard; Fruit, Wiinu Mof, t, Ma
rie . I ill, Kate.- Shope, Pauline
lfigdoti; ireserves, Georgiana Mi'-Ghee;'-
Pauline Cuthberison, A'iies
Rabv, Bessie Brown; pickles, W.
MoftVtt,,- Thelnia - .Welch,.... M arie
Morgan,. M. Dills, 1 Helen Davis;
l-.dith Rhodes Nancy Jines.
Prizes, for honie canning were
awarded Helen -Shepherd, Annie
Mashburn, TI. Shepherd, -Blanche
Fnloc, Hilda Ashe, f.es , .Henry.
-Gladys. I Hiv all, Marie Womack.
Man. patrons and friends of the
school attended the fair, expressinv
interest in the work .of these 'de
partments and .appreciation'' of the
sphrfdid work ilon.i- by -the '-students.
The a-.Tiiiillure department
iv -under' the .direction . of "Ear I
li achani; and the- h-.nie ccoiioniics
i-, taiil,! by :.Mis's Alberta Beam. '
Box Supper To Be Held
At Pine Grove School
Tin- Pine Grove school and corn
munitv will have a box 'supper at
the Pine Gr 've siiio house, at
8 o'clock Friday, Oct.. 16. The
proceeds will go for the benefit of
the new church and the school,
and will be ecpicdly divided.
DEATH CLAMS jMaxweH H
MDC n 1 1 ATT
lfluj. iliLLlU i i p
We!l Known Highiahdf
Woman Dies at Home
Til'. 1 1 1 1 K T ll Si i !m s ,1 M r '.
B.iniiv-ell I iii-'i -, who i
no du-d at In .
home ill I liidd and:. I.i-i I'hin "(a
nioi niu-.- at I o loi k, ..,i i1i a
oi SI, mil hid iii i .---.uni.
( hap I oi ill. 1'iiui i si'y i. ilie
South, Si wain e, Ti mi., "ii I-iida
afteriiooii, October "(hi -uiii
vvas rea'l I) v tin- i-.i :. '.touitii
( juer.ry, chaplain,'- am:
flask, !l Duboe, 1. ! i
Theolot'ical school oi ih
it V. I l . I '"II I III!,. V , -. i. .- .i,. lie i I
lor of tin- uni-. ei 'il v, and !' h.in
I lodcou v re pallbearers.
Mrs, -,lli..t w: s In lore her niar
riage Miss Lucy I luwi r, dauuliier
of Dr. Joseph Alston ll.ijer, a
rice piaiiter of Charh stoti, ..S: ,('.,
and. vvas tnarrii d inuiiedi.it K ai ter
the war. between tin slat' to I i .
Elliott, sun m lii-hi.p St ' plu li i: I
liott, of ( ,ei, i.l, who i I d
throuehoul. the- war ,n I .1 li- uh n
ant in the C. S. ' . .
The .li-.es of Dr. 'and Mis. I;.-
lii.lt. were (.iS-l. assoil.il.'l W'l'l
the early hisloiv ..I" tin- t ne.' r.il-.
of the South. I '); l-.llloll in . ..I.e
of the first se en in ofi ssoi . P
open ttii- university alter tin- war
in older to hold , the fi aiii hisc nl
Itt.DIK) acres on the Sevvalii e uiotin
tain top gueu by the. .-state oi
Tennessee to Kishops Polk, Otcy
ind Elliott for a church university,
which Was opened with 12 studei1,;
in lot: cabins for. ela-s room e I 'r
llioti ' carried his "bride up the
iiioimlaiii in the tender ol an en
After a residence' of , veins at
Scwaiiee the J'.'Ulol Is I ' I'll' 'V'cd f'
New Orleans where Dr. "Elliott fill
ed the', chair of medicine in .Titlatic
I'niversily for . 25 years. Dp. on
Dr. Elliott's retirement, tin- family
made their residence at lliphlands,
w In re f-a''- many v ars tin y ' had
spent tin similiter-..' Hele in th'-n
beautiful hol'le nil the slopes ol
Satulah mountain. I )r. and M r.
Elliott spent their old ave, findiu:
l:a'piliess in- t'le lira'itv of tin
mountains and l.-,e in tin- Iv arts "t
their nei'.dibors. Dr. I'"lh"ti died
about 10 years a-.-1' e
- , Survl von
Mrs. Elliott is survived bv.four
sons . and ' tie i dan- s , I ir
Joliii llaru-ill I'.lliotJ of New
Orleans; 'Hirer Elliott, oi tin
Metropolitan Museum, .Yew York
City; fosc ph linger. Elliott of Hal
Rock; Per iv d Elliott. .Va-.him-toii,
D. (.'.; Misses Charlotte' Barn
well Elliott mM Esther -nicer I'.E
liott of Hi hEi'ds;. Mrs,. W. V."
Cunningham of Scar-alah', ,Y. Y. ;
a, grandson, Dotii.das- h.lliolt. of
Birininjj.ham, ,Ia. ; three '.i ;fers,
Mrs. Octavius Theodore Porclii r,
and III- Mi -. K.i.th.-i'iiK- Adaek.-i'-and
Mai '- ;stln r Ifuper.
TO ZiL HELD AT
An -As., .uiio'uai ') lai'ning schoiil
will be I'el. I in (he First Baptist
church oi I ranklin Ociober V) to
2,1. 'I he v. Paul I lai Iseil, ol
li., h ! r. All
P. V. P. I.', and
W. M . I h nl'-rs, ; oi i o l.i v school
siipei inl' -. li nl - and all church of
1 ice) ol 1 lie I i ' I- ill a i e , ill ','eij
to at'feli'i. ' 'I l: ii' --ini-.-s vviil be
In Id e,K h rvi nine a! ' ..'M o'i.I.k v.
'I he n,. ..- ; . -. ..ii i! i- p: .m. .1 ion
. . liilliitle. . 1 ' i pi . .in.it e -n n an
liiii I ui-s i ii,,! i. t , i- -hi in a pp.. .iuted
in lie ;. ..,: ! ':o -hnri hes aii ni'. e.t '
!" '''-me !(.' ... h III' ' illl-.v aS iieailv
a-', possible:-- u In rs -wh-.are... iiiti i -!
'"I'd I ll .tin-'- ' ;'i- m,, are 1 1 r i (I i.
Escaped Slayer: Caught "at" '
Brother's Home on Coweta
Ham M' ( lure, 21, who e-a aped '.v ods, etiien:.- fr-'-ni the brush and
from ti i.ioi'ia li:iiii-.'.-tti-.- nine on p (. his brother's house. There
leu ui'iiilh - aeo after s, - ,ii... ,d,, ,'ut j
si years .1 a hie -miiIi iiu- !yr j
mi 1 1 ' ! I1. ' vv s c: ptnn d at .'' -o'clo'ik '
.... .. '. . 1
Weilnes'tay moiiine;' at tin- loan. - i
ol lus l..oi,,ci , l oin ,-)' I III! a:, on ,.
low eta. 1
'I lm escaped 'convict 'a, caught
by' Slu-riff A. II. .'shade, Deputy
Sheriff, -fjeori'i: Vlalhuiee and John
Dills, constable' of Smith's Bridge
township., The oi'tii.els .went to
lie home early in the morning
and laid in hiding. After waiting
for some.time they saw McClu're,
who had been sleeping In the
I ' SLJi
At Church Meet
Local Creamery Wins
Butter Pii.e Again
, 1 he Naiii.iiial.i ire.um-ry coin
piny ol I i.tnkliii won fust prize
in lite tieiiiriPry butter lOntfst
.'it the- it-iic (air, now bijiiifj held
in Kaleiidi, aciordiiiij to a lele
p'W'iie iih sj.o;" freiii h i;id Sloan,
lit aeon 'counts lir.i ui,tnt, to
..Shciiit A. B. Slagla ant! Carl
Sl.iih', who operate the local
,i reaim-ry . .
i liis ii the second time in
three ye.irs thai the 'Nnnt.dial.i
creann;i y Ins can led olf the
lirst pri.F. 1 he I nt tiui was
in l'JX'J. In 19:ill the locai
cn-auiery won second prize,, th
Campbell Folk jchool reamery
Hi liras.town winning first.
The entire output of the Nan-t.iii.-il.i
creamery is handled by
Aimour and company, which dis
poses of most ol it through the
Allantic .Old 1'aiilic lia' 1 'iti'iir
,ai,y sioier, i.i Atlanta iind
Ai.heville. M. A. Khoury, cream-c-ry
supervisor for- the Armour
oinpony, while hen? several
.lays at;o aid he had never re
ceived a complaint on the Nan
tahah butter. And none has
ever been rcceivcd by the
LOCAL N.C. E.A.
UNIT IS FORMED
J. J. Mann Urges Teachers
Of. County To Join
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u. .Hi. inn.
ad ill' I'' e-ed.
1 AotkiiiK as
'"Thi 'i I
i cih'cti.ii... ui
in. .ant I'.,, a. I any
Uiy.. irpaiilii r ')f the
;-. . i ' 1 1. ie."d A.''S( ltd) I
ail as a
.tot', ilf future.
they surprised him as
or breakfast. He vas unai tiled
aial ,i tiered no resilance.
Me'" Ir, re killed a man named
- Si.ir! y ..n 'of ll-ork in Kabtlll
, , iiniv, ( ,,-orpia. sixVor seven years
ami was i-iv en aNjic sentence.
Oi'ficers of this county . had been
on the look -out for .him ever-since
his' escape, know nf that he had
a brother living on ("ovveta. Sev
eral times they barely misied cap
turing 'him. On -.one occasion they
got -within 30 feet of him, but he
dashed for the bushes and es
Movement To Close Ma
con Institution Is
ll.. A.hiMll" Pn.sbvie.ry, whicH
convened in stnii annu I Session at
Highlands Tuesday, voted Wednes
': :. aioin 11. in suspend support of
:!i'- Mava ell' h u.c near Eranklin,
and tin 11, at the afternoon .-session,
ann. 11. led it-, action to permit con
liiiu.d opi-raiion of tin- home at
hast liiild. the close of Urn school
i' nn 111 June, provided iriciids of
lie i 1 1 . t i 1 1 1 1 1 . 11 can raise the funds.
iin.cs.sary fur its maintenance,
din decision to continue ouera-
lioii .of the honie vvas viewed as a
distinct vicloiv lor the friends of
da institution. Another presby
1i1i.il session is scheduled to meet
before iiei Juin anrl it is thought
tli.it -nfiii ii nt Mippot 1 i,,r the home
'"I be lalliid by then ()-forestall
the n.n..eiiii mm i-inelil vvlwch cer
1 mi mdividuals have put under way
I" . hi.uii' about its ( losing.
Meet Again in April
Tin Piesbytc-ry adjourned Wed
nesday aiternoon to meet next, on
Mud 12 at the West Asheville
The decision to allow the Max
wi II . home 1 1 aeinain open until
lane, provided funds are made
available, lollovved ;i third discus
sion, of the matter. So much senti
ment, was expressed in favor of al
lowing the sehoo1 ii, operate until
the end of the sr'houEYear that the
Pn sbytriy iiiodified the decision it
leached earlier 111 the day.
Before adjouriiitiK at 3:30 o'clock,
the Presbytery appointed a sub
lomimitce to make, plans for main
lainms the school until June and
to lake steps to provide for the
.Midi-Hi's-riovv in the institution af
ter thai 'kite. This sub-committee
is composed of dip following: J.
T, P. tib . . hairntan, and IT. A.
(Khoirit:, both '..f Canton, and R.
E. I'ie'ist, of ILuelvvood.
The decision to discontinue the
school after December' 31, reached
at the inoi iiini; session, . vvas by a
vote of 1,X to l'i, those voting be
np. delegate, o-'.'ir the Presby
t' 1 i.ni i hun lies m 11. Western
X'.tth t aiolina . i.eiuties, which
i.oiiipiise the f'resbv t'-ry.
'I he vole wa . taki 11 after a dis-
ii-siou i.f more than two hours in
whiili all . mini '.'!'. elders, and
other representatives 'f the several
i hiii-elies pa'rticip.it..'"!. The. resolu
tion stated that - the Presbytery,
lu iiij- pie-s, , hv financial obliga
tions, ,oul'i' I"' unable tu Continue
lis siip..ni aiier thai time. Much
,1 1 11 1 11. i, t in' "favor ' of continuing
ih., sch"-.. was In ml during the
discussion. The j.'ioblein' of de-lidin.-
-ibrait lie school vvas among
the most .important- matters to be
disposed "f. ditrin 'he two-day
ineetinp of the I'leslivtery. The
1-1 liool ,ii,. additi.iii to 'the support
it .has. . 11 ceived' -.mi. the several
elmichis compi s'.;i:. the Asheville -Presbytery,
has aK '. been, widely
supporled by oiani .iiioiis and in-'
dividitals iti Franklin. The Frank
lin Notary t luh 'maintains a scholar-,
ship for one bov at the school.'
'Tin'' school, .which is located on
Stat.- HiVhwav No. 28, about six
iinh s west of Franklin, occupies
one ,.f the most valuable farms in
Macon county. The land was giv
en for that purpose in 1914 by Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas M. Slagle, of
Cartoofctchaye, as a memorial to
their son,- Maxwell, ' who died in
childhood. The property was deed- "
ed to the Presbyterian church in
There arc at present 17 boys at
the school, which is being operated
as a home for boys who are un
able for various reasons to gain ad
mission to orphanages. -
The Rev. Father Joseph Racette;
of St. 'Tohn's Catholic church,
Waynesville, will conduct services
' Sundav mnrninir. at 1ft .m rf,wv
-j rs v w .w f viwi.
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John
B. Byrne : the Orlando apart-
Father Racette is the newly ap
pointed pastor of the Waynesville
missions, succeeding the Rev. Fath
er Bernard McDevitte, who has
been, made pastor of St. Joan of
Arc church in West Asheville,