THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1943 (One Day Nearer Victory)
(One Day Nearer Victory) THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
MRS. SALLIE GROGAN
Funeral services were conducted
Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock at
the Arnon Plains Methodist church
for Mr. .Sallie Grogan, 75, who
died in Canton Friday after a long
illness. The Kcv. V. A. Morton
and the Rev. W. H. Floss officiat
ed. Active pallbearers were: Ray
Robinson, Fred Dayton, J. B.
Phoenix, William Boone, Jack
Cabe, and Cecil Mason
Surviving are four daughters,
Mrs. V. T. Clarke, Mrs. J. M.
Clarke, and Mrs. Bessie Jones, of
Canton, and Mrs. V. H. Hipps,
of Abbeville; one m, T. S. (irog
an, of Canton; L'5 grandchildren,
10 jrreat grandchildren; one
brother, John Robinson, of Canton,
and one sister, Mrs. Fliean Cagle,
HERO'S BABY CHRISTENS WARSHIP
JAMES G. MEHAFFEY
Funeral services were held at
2:;S0 o'clock on Tuesday afternoon
at the residence on Brown Avenue
for James G. Mehaffey, 73, who
died at his home at 8 o'clock Mon
day morning, after an extended ill
ness. Rev. Lando Stevens, pastor
of the Rocky Branch Baptist church,
officiated. Burial was in the church
Grandsons served as pallbearers.
Mr. Mehaffey came here from
Rayburn County, Ga. IMS years ago
and has been engaged in farming
in various sections of the county
since coming here. He was a mem
ber of the Balsam Baptist church.
Mr. Mehaffey was horn in Pickens
County, S. C. in March, 1873.
Surviving are bis widow, the for
mer Miss Ida Knight; seven sons,
J. A., of Balsam; Rudolph and D.
I., of Hazelwood; Floyd, John and
Willie, of Waynesville; and Frank
Mehaffey, of Enka; four daughters,
Mrs. Luther R. Powers, of West
Asheville; Mrs. John Head, and
Mrs. Walter Hill, of Waynesville;
and Mrs. Ernest Brooks, of route
2, Lenoir; two sisters, Mrs. Arthur
Esque, of Senecca, S. C; and Mrs.
Andy Carver, of Neyra, S. C; 48
grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren.
Warn Of Getting
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from the government of Marshal
Pietro Badoglio, who succeeded
Benito Mussolini when the junior
partner of Hitler was ousted on
American armies which took part
in the Tunisian and Sicilian vic
tories have not participated in the
Calabrian invasion and the Italian
surrender leaves them free to
strike elsewhere in Europe.
Allied preparations for smash
ing German's European fortress
including an invasion of North
western Europe are virtually com
plete, General George C. Marshall
disclosed yesterday . and plans for
decisive triumphs over Japan are
The army chief of staff warned
however, "that the end is not yet
in sight, but that victory is cer
tain." The long-hcraded ''second-front"
which was plotted at Casablanca
conference was made clear by Gen
eral Marshall were the plans for
air and other operations in North
western Europe which were con
firmed at that meeting.
In speaking of the South and
Southwest, General Marshall point
ed out two facts as plainly evident
to the Japanese command as well
as to the world at large; "our pro
gress may seem slow but it is
steady and determined, and it has
been accompanied by a terrific des
truction of enemy planes and sur-
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FC.:DLINO A BOTTLE of champagne la 10-months-old Barbara Lynn
Micka, daughter of Lt. Edward MicKa, wno aiea in acuon eisuw u,. ,
after she was born. The baby and her mother, Mrs. Evelyn Vandenberg
Micka, of Great Neck, N. Y, used the bottle to launch the destroyer
escort Micka at a Port Newark. N. J, shipyard. (Internotionol) ,
'zz for Majorette
STATE SENATOR L. Y. BAL
LENTINE, Wake county farmer
and dairyman, has announced his
candidacy for lieutenant governor
in the Democratic primary next
spring- He is the second man to
formally announce his intentions.
face vessels. In brief the strength
of the enemy is steadily declining."
Man Yes, I positively believe in
fighting an enemy with its own
Wife Is that right? Well how
could you sting a wasp?
1 ffeSn' . S
Lawyer (to tearful young wo
man) Yes, a divorce would cost
you about $200.
Woman Don't be rcdiculous.
That's entirely too much. Besides
I can have him shot for $50.
Over $33,600 In
War Bonds Sold At
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ty: Bunny, Dixie, Joy, Dot, and
Becky, with their accompanist, a
cousin, Elaine Drake; Red Raper,
of Murphy, accompanied by Edgar
and Joe Pressley, of Canton; Uncle
im Corbin. of Ellejay; Sebren
('. pe, of Green's Creek; Betty Jean
and Eugene Boone, of Asheville;
Frank Ray Kiddle and Burdell
Riddle, of Waynesville; Pender Rec
tor and Gaithcr. Robinson of Ashe
ville; Wallace Swann, of Waynes
ville; Fred-rick Vaughn, Waynes
ville; Betty Huntley, of Fairview;
Mrs. Effie Ledford and Fred Moody,
of Iron Duff; Virgil Hoglen, of
Waynesville; J. L. Riddle and R.
L. Riddle, of Cove Creek; and Roy
Buchanan, of Waynesville.
Three quartets and two choirs
entered into competition for prizes
at the end of the picnic. P'irst
place was won by the Victory quar
tet, of Canton, which composed,
of Willie West, Mrs. Mae West,
Wade Wilson, and Roy Parker.
Second prize among the quartets
was won by the Golden Key, of
Saunook. This group is composed
of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Blanton,
Bob Mehaffey and Lester Eaven
son. The Riddle quartet which
cotnpeted is composed of Frank
Riddle, and R. L., J. L., and Birdell
Riddle, of Cove Creek.
The Saunook Choir, directed by
Raymond Blanton, won first prize
among the choirs, and the Gospel
Singers, of Cove Creek, directed by
Hobart Franklin, was second.
Fred Hannah, of Crabtree, won
the prize for bringing the largest
truck load of people to the picnic.
He counted 67 in and on his truck,
he said. Glenn Tate, of Iron Duff,
won second prize in the compe
tition. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Settles, of East
Waynesville, won the prize for be
ing the longest-married couple pres
ent. They have been married 50
year, they said. Mr. and Mrs.
Jarvis Caldwell, who brought their
six children with them, won the
prize for the largest family pres
ent, French Davis, of Iron Duff,
won the bald-head contest.
Athletic contests were held after
the lunch period. Winners in the
races were: Gerald Ferguson, Ralph
Jenkins, Frank Riddle, Stallard
Jaynes, Johnny Medford, Mark
Twain Rogers, Joe Jack Wells, Nel
lie Muse, Margie Cogdill, Bessie
Sue Francis, Sallie Kate Bryson,
Dixie Lee Drake, Boyd Medford,
Zeb Alley, Ray Rogers, Joe Turner,
Susie Bryson, Mildred Crawford,
Joe Morrow, Frank Chambers, Guy
Mease, 'Eugene Sutton, Peggy Brad-
Wlnqed Mascotl Committees Ready
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thrilling throughout, and especially
where the F. B. I. beat the Gestapo
at its own game.
The excellent cast is headed by
George Sanders and Anna Sten.
Samlcrs is the F. R. T man who
assumes the identity of a Nazi spy!Jackson Countv Man!
Mm rht :in, iihot in America, He: ' ' i
With One Shoe Off
TT T v .
ne looses Mis Cash
S A X FRAN" l I, i,
$1,170, sat down ,,
ner and took vfi a . " "
to put the niuia-y ;. .
A woman snau ;
ran, he told p.,;,, ... "" '
Bresler, with .t ..
one shoe on. n.n -
goes to (Jermany, becomes a stu
dent in the school for saboteurs and
is finally chosen to lead the famous
exp-dition that landed on Long
Island from a U-Boat.
From that point on, the story
unwinds as the F. B. I. go into ac
tion, and out-wit the spies on every
Killed In Southwest
This conini i!.:'
to mourn the .f
ar heroes. Iv t.
Gallantly rigi,-- . .. .
Pacific battle area. :.
: in action August Ji
j The sad nev . ,t ; ,v
The conversation had turned to j veyed to his in . .... m,4'
the subject of fraternal organiza- i Cabe, in a telegram ! n
tions. This went on until one of department, Wash.ng: .r"x
the ladies who had not been in-(as yet no detail av...!Ui V
terested to start with, got bored hoped that these will (,h
with the whole thing. j within the near fr,u:,. "
Bored Woman (suppressing I
yawn) Well, I don't know any-j
thing about the Masons . . . but I I
OSCAR THE CROW la perched atop
the rifle of his master and trainer, j do think their fruit jars are very
Private Richard C. Reedy, of Mayo, j nice.
Maryland, on sentry duty at a U. S,
Army base in England. It's a beau-
tiful friendship. (International)
Mrs. Harriett Mealier, of Los
Angeles, is here visiting Mrs.
Charles G. Miller-
T. G. Stump, who holds a posi
end in Hazelwood with his wife
and daughter, Gladys
He Women can never keep a
She Yes, they can. l have kept
my age a secret ever since I was
He But one day you will let it
She No, if I can keep a secret
been residing in llemler-
f,. . ,
i-'ie jjasi. several n.on'
aiiivcu lu ;ieMU a lew li
Mazelwood with her pare
ana ivirs. Joe M. i ate. H
Dana, i,t. l arsweil. lui- b.
ierrea to l amp ! n i , -t, Tf
Mrs. R. B. Hundley has
guests tnis week la r ni .ft
law, Mrs- . li. 11 u
ifi.a.i . ,
Ol livdliieiu, a., a!.1 (li-f
Andrews, spent the week- for eigth years j can g0 0n keep-j law, Mrs. A. W. liu!,l
Miss Eleanor Messer, of Ashe
ville, visited relatives in Hazel
wood last week.
Mrs. Hubert White and children,
Hugh and Mary White, of Patter
son, N. J., are visiting the former's
parents, Mr- and Mrs. F. G. Rip-petoe.
Mrs. Scott What on earth is the
Husband (as soon as he could
get his breath) Why, honey, didn't
you see that fielder catch that high
Mrs. Scott (matter-of-factly)
Of course, but isn't that what he's
out there for?
shaw, and Lucy Gaddy.
Winners on the tug-of-war, for
adult men, were Robert Franklin,
Troy Wilson, Troy Leatherwood, C.
C. Francis, R. B. Mease, F. M.
Rogers and Dewey McCoy.
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Milo: "Porter, get me another
glass of water."
Porter: "Sorry, suh, but if I
take any mo' ice, dat co'pse in de
baggage car ain't going to keep."
Officer You can't stop here!
Motorist I can't, eh? Well, of
ficer, maybe I should not stop here,
but you don't know this car as
well as I do.
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ette didn't seem to offer any re
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kissed her as she led a unit of the
New York American Legion pa
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Too Near Shore
LONG BRANCH. X. J. It was
too bad tin a four-foot blue-nosed
shark which ventured too far in
! An unidentified soldier found it
grounded on a sandbar, so he
grabbed it by t he tail and pulled
I Fatiuinian Eugene Hennessey
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