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VOLUME XXXV. No. 32.
Name* of Inquirers about Natural
Resources and Commercial Opportunities
One of the services the roc- -ntly or.
nuvlzcd Wo*'**rn North Car >1 ina.
1 . boosting organization i- ren<l?
njr this section of th State is the
iling of a weekly bulletin to charters
of commerce anil similar ntr- n
vies throughout the twenty counties
embraced in the t rritory < vcred toy
rganization, which carries the
i: .me* and addres c-s of companies
1 individuals making inquiries
i.out natural resources or seeking
i formation about resort or com*
Among the itt ms of interest car
i d in the latest hull tin issued by
tr. office from No. 6 Government
Street. A: hoville. is the announcen
nt "f ti e Southern Railway that
home seekers tickets will 1. with
he fits-t Tur ilay in April ami to all
destinations in North Carolina. The
11 of Western North Carolina in
fostering this plan is to bring home
i" kers to v. ? stern North Carolina
t take up resid: ncc in ihia section.
In connection with thi- ante idea
i the plan of the organization to
greatly increase the facilities f r tab
ing car? of summer visitors by
throwing open farm houses to tourists.
A list of suitabl farm h <i?es
i now being made up and will be
published by the railways and dl tribuled
to prospective suntnu r visitors
in this section. This should be
of especial interest in this county be
cause every year the facilities for
caring for sunnmr visitors in the
towns arc all soon exhausted anil
many have to be turned away or sei k
other points for their vacation.
While these points of servic ;m
more or less irercral ?;? naturi. vet
this organization is renaming vnj
definite servic.s in many other wayami
its usefulness will increase as
time pa ses.
Star To Lead
The Near East Relief X.us Service
has announced 'Hit lac".if ' * ier:--\
the youthful movie star. v. i . . a
fulfillintr a million dollar contract
with moving picture predu wi.i
for ten weeks this sumniet in a appeal
for a million dollar ship load of
foodstuff for the destitute orphan
children of the ocm Ei:t. Then
Jackie will sail in person will sail li
deliver the Rifts to orphans in Creese
Palestine nnd Syria. Tht youthful
star will b, accompanied by his parent?
and "*'" defray his own expenses
out of his earnings in the movinR
r * bill booster says
PELLCNJ CAU VJOVt*. AATV
Vir -owve. burr wc cam*
AUMAH# SO *0 A BALI-GAME'
\ TAKE 'OA ALL pocptBall.
SXC-x bccaosc >
evioom 1m ado i BCUEVE
al ?uppoot\mg me vlome
an of Murphy and Che
The University of North Carolina
basketball t< am won the Southern
Basketball Championship in Atlanta
last week for the second tintc n
three successive years. This was the
fourth e >nsecutive year that the
North Ca.A.li.a t^a?, had won tinSouth
This Southern tournament was ini
autrurated four years ago, Carolina
winning in t'.?22 and again this year.
This year's victory is all the more
impressive btcuusi the Tarheels in
winning had to defeat the two other
Southern teams which have w n
Southern honors ? Kentucky, which
won the first tournament in 1921.
and the Mississippi A. M., which won
the tournament last ytar. By wininig,
the Carolina team completed an
unbroken record cf twenty-two
tiaight games, r.ot having lo*t a
game during the season.
LIST CIVIL CASES
The Superior Court of Cherokee
County v.i! convene on March 3 1st,
vth .lodge P. MeKlroy presiding.
11 Tin firi.t few Id?.;*"8 v-"il he taken upj
v itn the nominal cases.
The civil docket folPows:
Thursday, April 3rd
">7 Me Aden vs. Watkins.
71 Gentry vs. Gentry.
86 Ledford vs. L. & N. R. R.
Friday, April 4th
90 Lyon vs. Patton.
95 McDonald vs. Far me i (protect)
OS Woodbury Lumber Co. vs.
. 1 105 Mauncy vs. Anderson.
107 Smith vs. Patton.
li.. Cu\ i v . HunnieuttSaturday,
46 Cook vs. Cook.
IK Burgess vs. Burgess.
78 Moon vs. Moore.
89 Fair vs. Fair.
, l it) Shelton vs. Shelton.
] . > Rrnrgs vs. oriffRs.
11*4 Prince vs. Prince.
195 Evans vs. Kvnns.
Monday, April 7th
117 Ransom & McLean vs. El rod.
118 Woodbury ot al - vs. Earner
127 Shofir.tr vs. El rod.
129 Cherokee Co. vs. Hunnicutt ft
: 131 Anderson vs. Walker et als.
1:12 Highway Com. vs Harwood.
1 :'..T Raxtcr vs. Junior Order.
Toesday, April 8lh
M l 'Mar.thnm vs. Highway Com.
1 IS Townson tt al vs. Jordan,
i "i!" In re- Martha Dock ry Mill.
If. 9 Turner vs. Andrews .vug. eo
171 Roland vs. Southern Ry.
Wednesday, April 9th
, 173 Diekey vs. A. K. Dickey,
i 177 Burger vs. Burger.
?j ISO Dcweese vs. Deweese.
182 Wofford-Terrell Co. vs. Booker
183 V'oouard vs. F. P. Cover &
1S4 Me Kinney Vs. F. P. Cover &
' Sons, Inc.
Thursday, April 10th
i 185 Murphy Hospital vs. Bates.
187 Harper v-. Murphy C. & I. Co
.190 Mullins \. L & N. R. R.
191 Gregory vs. Barker,
i 193 Shoe Co. vs. Davis.
31 Nimrod Co. vs. Puett.
32 Fibre Co. vs. Puett,
33 Dewar vs. Puett.
34 McAden vs. Puett.
39 Parker vs. Parker.
50 Bryson vs. Bryson.
60 Sprinkle vs. Sprinkle.
70 Wof ford-Terrell Co. vs. Dorsey
' 73 Wofford Terri 11 Co. vs. Burger.
74 Fain Gro. Co. vs. Salt Co.
77 Parker vs. Turnbill.
81 King vs. unnell.
; 85 L. & N. vs. Nichols.
' 87 Brooks vs. Brooks.
102 Davis vs. Meroney & Mason.
* 111> Adams vs. Hunniciitt et als.
I 1.14 Hunt v . Hampton.
1 ti(> uram vs. mnmumu Lur?bc: C:
174 Taylor vs. Engleman.
186 Southern Ry. vs. Cherokee
Gentry vs. Davis & Gentry
Chapman vs. Dockery.
rokee County, and the L?
MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA
TOMOTLA CHILD ~~~i
BY FALLING TREE
Suataina Three Broken Limb^ ?nd
Mii^jr Scalp Wounda?la li
The little nine year old son of t
Mrs. Rolin Roberts of Tomotla nar- 1
rowly escaped death Monday when v
tie struck by a falling tree. ?uj?- i
laininp thre broken limbs and a
i number of minor scalp wounds. Both s
legs and one arm were broken. Mur- y
phy physicians were called to Tomot- ?
!a to care for the little fellow. i
After administering temporary
i treatment, he wa- brought to the \
Murphy hospital where his wounds <
were properly cared for. He is lm- s
proving nicely, his physicians report. :i
It is not. Itnnu'ii me? -- I
cidcnt occurred. <
Mother" Is Well
"An old Fashioned Mother," pre-,
sented at the school auditorium last J,
Friday evening by Hayesville talent J
was well received by the Murphy
people and even though the weather !
was most unfavorable, throughout
i all the Uav and evening, quite a good j
audit nee gathered to witness the
performance. Thirc were eighteen
in the cast ami each acquitted himself
or herself \v< II. Many favorable
comments were heard concerning the
The play was presented under the
auspices of the Woman's Missionary.
Socit ty of the Methodist Church.
February Honor Roll
Murphy Public School
First A Grade:
Clara Nell Robinson.
First B Grade:
Chloe Mac Falls,
S- cond Grade
Ji'in s Parker
Em si Oockery
i Ora Carroll
Hattie Bell Hoges
' Mary Witherspoon
Second Grade Overflow
Grace Wills Bell
' Nannie Gentry
| Robert Weaver
Third Grade Overflow
Delthia Mae Gulley
! Third Grade
| Hadley Williamson
j Tommy Coppenger
| Cecil Marine Mattox
. | James Robinson,
,j Bob Green.
Annie Mac Townson,
James Mallonee, '
eading Newspaper in 1
FRIDAY, MARCH 21. 1U24
At Murphy Hospital
During the last ten days an unisual
number of patients have under:one
Operations at the Murphy Hi.utal.
Among these may he menion
ed the following: James Frank-,
in. Saturday. March Sih, suffering
vith acute appendicitis. He is do-,
nir nicely, his physician reports.
Tuesday, March 11th, Mrs. Lawon
Lun-ford, of Peachtree, underwent
a noptraiion and is g. tting
ilcng nictlv. She. also, was suffer-.
njr with apendicitis.
Mrs. B. Mulkev, of Grandview.
vas brought to Murphy for an operation
one day last week. The ?iteration
was successful ami she is doing
Early last week Mis. Allen Watson
Culber-on. who had b< en under,
the care of the hospital for some ten
lays, returned to her hum".
The local hospital has been unusually
successful and is rendering a
griat service to this and adjoining
counties. Many people cannot go to
the cities for hospital treatment and
in many cases it is dangerous to put
off an operation until a di tant point
can be reached. The work of the'
local institution should be highly!
appreciated by citizens of this see- i
Woman's Club Will
Hold Social On 26th
The regular social meeting of the
Woman's Club, which is the omy
meeting this month, will be held on
Wednesday afternoon, March 26th,
ut the Library at 3:15 o'clock, according
to announcement by officers
of the Club. Each member is asked
to cuine nnd invite a friend to come
witfci her, says the announcement.
Ir - V
Lee Sutherland Gets
Finger Injured By
Lie Sutherland accidentally got
got ihs fingers badly injured at the
rook eru?shi>r nf th,? Mnr?k,> T- ??? -
ship highway Commission a few days
ago, which necessitated the amputation
of a portion of the finger.
Sutherland is said to have he. n
oiling the crusher and got his finger
caught in the crusher while grabbing
for the can, which he droped.
Fisher and Son Sever
With Clay Company
Mcsrs. K. Fishtr and son. Arthur.
have recently severed their connection
with the North Carolina Clay
Company, which has been operating
for about two years in Clay County
not far front Havesville. The Fishers
sold their stock and gave up the
management of the plant, because of
snmo *wt?iiTiH?*rctanding nmniio- th?
stockholders, it is und-. rstood. The
elder Mr. Fisher was instrumental in
organizing the company and has hail
charge ot it trom the beginning. Tin
Company ha? large holdings of Hr?y
of a very high quality and it is unrti.rat/Yrwt
It U.. 1 ? -
- ? ?<. IV na-> UVCU l]Ull( successful.
A new company under the corporate
name of The United States Kaolin
Company has bee norganized by
the retiring members of the Clay
County company and plans are being
made to open mines and bigin operation
in the near tuture. The company
will open a mine in Florida in
the near future and a little later,
another in North Carolina It Is
unofficially reported that the Nortn
Carolina mine will bo near Murphy
and that the main office of the company
wil be maintained in Murphy.
The Messrs. Fisher left for Florida
a few days ago.
Regal Blue Marble Co.
Employee Is Injured
Mr. R. M. Harbin, of near Tomotla.
was right badly bruised early
this week while working in the quarry
of the Kegal Blue Maroie company
of Regal. A rock from the side of
quarry fell, striking Hr. Harbin. He
is in the local hospital and is rapidiy
recovering, his wounds not being
considered serious by his physicians.
1^ ^ | ^ A. I
:his Section of Westeri
TO HOLD POST
OFFICE EXAM. FOR
Examination Wii Be Conducted
Here On March 29th?Hayetville
Office Pa>? $1600
The United State.-* Civil Service
Commission has announced an open
competitive examination to fill tinposition
of postmaster at the Hayes
viile post office, accordit.tf to recent
statements by Postmast;r A. B.
Dickey. The examination will be ,
hciu unat-r ine airection of the 1< a
postoffice on March 29th. The va
cancy in the Hayesville office w :
occur on June 4th of this year. Th
which time the successful applicant
will asume the duties. The Hayesville
ostoffice is a third class officii
which carries with it a salary of
.$1600 per year.
In announcing the examination.
Mr. Dickey stated that this was not,
an examination under the civil service
acts and rules but will be h id
'.under an eecutive order of May 10,
1921. providing: for such procedure.
The local postmaster stated thai
a number arc cpected to take the examination
for the Hayesville job as
prospective aplicants an- asking for
information. The Civil Service Com-,
mission requires that aplicants submit
to the examiner on the day of
examination, their photographs, taken
within two years, securely pasted
on the space provided on their cards
of admission, which will be furneshed
wht n aplication is made. Any postmaster
will furnish further information
about this examination. Tfu'
announcement of the Commission
states that it is not interested in the
politics of candidates and nothing
will be permitted to appear which
might suggest the political affiliations
of any applicants. The commission
is desirous that a large
number of applicants file for the ex
promotion as under such circumstances
much better results arc obtained.
Conference For Social
Workers Next Week
1 The Twelfth Annual meeting of
, thq North Carolina Conference for
Social Service will be held in Charlotte
Tuesday. Wednesday and Thurs
day. March 25th, 2tith and 27th, with
, headquarters at the Hotel Charlotte.
This conference- was erganis- 5 in
! 1912, for the urpose of studying
and trying to ameliorate through
j the press and by legislation social,
racial, industrial and labor conditions
throughout the State. Such orginizations
as the American Ited
Cross, the Travelers' Aaid. Teachers
i of Sociology. Public Health Nurses,
prison and other institutional officials
are co-operating with the cos
fcrcnce. Among the topics to be dis.
/usst'd by nationally known men are:
Prisons and Corrections, Mt ntal
Health and Hygiene; World Tendencies
in Social Work; The County
as a unit in Social Work; The Church
, in Social Work; Industrial and Social
It is epected that a little later
regional conferences will be held,
ahich wil make it possible for a
greater number of people in all part?
J of the State to take part and profit
by the things discussed.
Congress May Put
Through Bonus Bill
Tuesday the House of Representatives
by a two thirds majority suspended
house rules so that the bill
, providing a bonus for ex-service men
; might be considered. Debate on
I both sides was limited to forty min\
utes so that little delay in coming to
i a vote will be experienced. The bill
I (inivior^ i ??r pain up insurance Tor
couriers 01 ihc woiiii mi u>! l'Nt
sis of one 'lollar per day for service
in America and one dollar and twenty
five cent* for services abroad,
with the provision that those entitled
to less than fifty dollars be paid in
i T w" i L L * * A X Z ?
i North Carolina
5.- COPY?$1.50 PER YEAR
UP CAMPAIGN TO
All Rrsidents of Town Are Asked
Pile Rubbish Near Street
At a recent meeting: of the Board
of City Commissioners it was decided
to call a general clean up camnext
week. -mH Wednesday. Thursday
and Friday. March 2Gth. 27th,
and 26th, wore s leeted a3 the days.
All of next week is what is known
as Clcan-Up and Fire Prevention
week in North Carolina, but it was
felt that thrto days would bo sufficient
t ? eh an up here. All citizens
are a-k-d to co-operate with the
strtet and sanitary f.?rce to the end
that all waste material, tin cans,
brush, etc., might be removed from
their premises r, >x week. The town
nick will go ??' t r i vn an these
d-.v and gath-r u] the trash and
haul it off. A i, tshould be
placed adjacent to a street or alley
->r so that it wi. bt accessible with
The Staie In?rrr?iice .'epartment
i> spot.soring *r;- rp ing slean-up
ccmpaiga in order t > reduce the fire
hazard. Beth for this reason and
n'.sc becau-t- the t" ash is unsightly
and will he in ihe v?y when spring
u?td? niiiK b?j/';r-. h -i ld the town be
ir. r : ted in it is crmpaign. Tlte
mayor cu! * eveiy citizens to
t i-?.pei al?* in this campaign.
The tr'ick driver has been sick
dni'og tn? past \. * ar.d no cleaning
| u?? at ah has been poj sible, but a
comisett nt drixcr ; nd crew wi'l be
' dl. t! e trc.'.b fo- thi- clean-up per:?
d. There ( ial campaigns are
designed ? ? siimvlalo citizens to
special efforts to clean up their
premises. The sanitary truck will
call at any resident any time to get
trash, if the mayor of any member
of Ihe Board of Commissioners is notified
of such tra-h.
MOTHFD nF iwdc
...w - * \>l ITlKWt
Mr*. Holland H?d Been III For Soa?
Time?Was Seventy-fire Yean*
Mrs. Elizabeth Holland, aged lady
of Andrew? and Asheville, N. C., and
i mother of Mrs. James Palmer of this
place, was laid to host last Sunday
afternoon in the Andrews cemetery
the pastors of the Methodist and Bap*
tist churches of Andrews having
charge of the services. Mrs. Holj
land had not been well in many
month-, the beginning of her illness
dating back to October
^ --1 '? "** _
she suffered an attack of influenza
while visiting her daughter in Murphy.
I Mrs. Holland's home waflin Andrews.
though sh spent the twa
j months previous to her death with
her youngest daughter. Mrs. J. P.
I Morris, in Asheville. She was the
j mother of nine children, all except
one. who is in California, attending
' the funeral. Mrs. Holland was born
in this county, near Coalville, and
was well known throughout this section.
A number of Murphy people
| attended the funeral.
HAYESVILL T O
PLAY HERE SAT.
The Andrews and Hayesville basket
balls teams will meet on the Murj
phy school basketball court Saturday
afternoon of this week if the
i weather permits. These teams have
1 an even break against each other
i and are plavinr thn *:?? ?-?
. ~ ? R<UH? wu
here Saturday. The Murphy High
School is sponsoring the match and
wil share in the admission receipts,
each of the playing teams and tin
:~?hccl thir* *h?
receipts. This premises to be an interesting
and closely contested game.
The exact hour of the game is net
known here but it will probably be
around two thirty o'clock.