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VOLL-IE XXXVII. No. 8.
MURPHY BOY ON TRIP
AROUND THE WORLD
Jack Lloyd Writes Parents Interestingly
Ireland. Belgium anj France
' F: :n "at sea" and far away
Le Harve, France, Jock Lloyd,
j|ur->hy boy with Uncle Sum's
so:,: :> ??f the sea. son of Mr. and
Mr- T. J. Lloyd, of Murphy and
Warr . N. t\. writes his parents inters
mely of his cruise around the
world. Jack has recent!* visited
point- in Wales, Irelar.,!, Belgium and
France, and perhaps by the time
tfee-e lines are beinjr read he will be
he lilimr the waters of the Spanish
I While in Dublin. Ireland. Jack was
atr x down the street and pa. seJ
at news stand. While |.?>kine
thr e sh the different papers. ho ran
ac~ -- ? c??py -?f the Atlanta Journal
and at proved to be an issue contain
:r.: ww ?nu >e\* > inc > renins
L i: i section of the Appalachian
S Highway at Neel Gap and
M . : hy or. July 4th. Jack says:
.aking of highway.-. I saw some
Jouand Dr. Shaip's and W. M.
Fa s photo." (Ve: ii;. i*. will be seen
ths' tie scope of ??dve*tising Murphy
h^.- been receiving a- a result f the
op*' -inx of the Appalachian Scenic
Jack was "at sea, Sept. 8" when
he wrote his father, and at "Le Harve
FranSept. 13" when he v. rot a his
nt r -.*r. His letters in part f II w :
".vuce the last letter I have been
t? :>jbltn. Ireland, v.} re I -aw the
w greatest horse s:v>v-. sr. .wing
fr . Cardiff. Wale . Duhhn is a
C" place. We t. . : ?ro- and
be- lace 1 have ov er ! c n. I fell
with an Irisl - tl
,i j civ
-? tunrhe irti by 1. .
The- were en ugh drinks . > float
tl > ship. H
d tth them. I
wa o Ijc Rarve, France, fr m Antwer
now. We are due to get there
I w at noon, I there
be . and l d n't k
pi.; . will he."
Aor arriving and looking the
pla fiver. Jack .says: "Al??ut the
or!;, things in these French places
nr. v. >men anil drinks. I keep away
fr .. both of them. We a?c going
Sout again soon. The weather is
ret : re now. We leave
her? the 2 Ird for Cher >1 urg, France
and on S uth. We u- Gib alta,
some Spanish ports. and to Nice.j
Fi for Christmas."
' , also stale;! In all his travels i
found "no pla< e lifo h me." i
COUNTY AGENT URGES
* MADE FOR FAIR
. t. ** i
the time has come for us all td'
Iwrs'ri to think of what vve ar.- goingJ
ice til Fair. We have ail
Won fj froui itfno to time what;
e we e going to have to take, but
?fl i all we have more than we had
yer expected to have, and another
thing is that we must remember that
our neighbors have had the same
thrift to contend with that we have
had ard that we are all traveling
the same road. The thing to do is
to Wgin right now to think what
*< ' have that we can take to the fair
show what we have dene this
ye*r. Another thing to look at is
that our friends will all he there,
and v.e can see them and all have a
hair time should be a crc-at time
all as we can see our friends'
*nd neighbor* that we have n. t seen
tor perhaps years.
1 trust that everybody will try to
tune and bring some exhibit for
fter all the people ate the one* that
^ke a Fair. The Fair Association
?*n go to all the trouble and expense
have Attractions and amusements
hut this is nothing if the people do
n?t come and make the fair a sucoess j
* am sure that no person in the
county would like to have it said thatj
*hey stayed away and by so doing j
of Murphy and Cheroke<
Ail )/ IMjj> '
lC-.rTrtcKt.ffr X C> .,
CAME LAW PAMPHLET
PREPARED BY LONDON
Legislative Referent I.i rari-t
H. M. I. : r., ? Rn <h. has ?eeentiy
compiled and ;>ublbhoi a
very useful synopsis of the v.
law* in the various ? .untie > ->f th
State. I. laws were : : - ">*
e?l ??r eh-A.-ir."1:! in ?>.? of the 100 eoun- : ::tie.
by the last Legisiu >j th.t t:
up to this time it has been aim :>t M
inipoj?>ih!e t ? know just what chars;- . .
os were nu-ie. f.
The i"?n;)hkt is vext** pocket
. , a;,<
and c in >- ' i .'.'i free <-n anmt'.-t- _ .
. . . TO:
rati... I: contains into "matte p. n t .
?n!y valuable to hunters out citizens
as we!'. The brief review of the '
xtiiV.c law for Cherokee, t'lu., and
Graham 4 sorties is given as follows: '
CHFROKF.F.. Deer. Oct. l-T n. 1; * "
ruff 1 grouse (pheasant), wild turkey,
dove, woodcock, blarkbrllied a v. I
noiui'i. j yellow ducks, 1 ,a
gee.-*\ Wilson sr.ipe, no open seas n; Tn
quail, (part-. idjrc) Nov. Ift-Fcb. 1:
fox. ?.p;> sum, minks, v. easels. skunk- ^ :l
ground miir.-Is, y:->und ha>es. wildcat.;,
mu:-!;r::ts. mice, moles, and I!?
bits, no dosed season. Bag limit:
I- quail a day. Lice, se: re-id en t, ''''
-51; anresi ie::l of -tate. $10. an- ?
less nonresident pay- tax on land, *'n
then hi- pays $1. Written permis- c^'
-ion required. Violation, fine of n t
more than $">0, or imprisonment of tu
not more than SO days, or both. Li- *^e:
cense to fish with hook and rod *a,J
or reel; ever 18, lesideut of county,
">1; r.^nivsider.t of cour.iy. 33; n -n- tor
:ot-i'Jtnt of S'.r.lv (unless owning land.1",
in county), fishing with hook and ?,,c
Mr.e. . l V '
CLAY. Deer. >I ?r. 3. 1&23?aft- tho
Vl- t! .t. Nov. 1-hjn, 1; with ?vr tor
only; squirrel. Nov. 25-Fel>. 15; quail ^ 1
fpartindife), Dee. l-Peb. 15; ruffed ac!,
grouse (pheasant)# Dee. l.-Feb. 15; ^
wild turkey. Dee. J-Pen. 15; dove.
Nov. 25-Feb. 15; wrodcoi'k, Nov. 25-1 ^
-'an. 1 ; blacktcliied and golden plo- \
ver. yellowlegs, No. 25-Dec. id; 1
due!..-, geese. Wil-on snipe. Nov. 25Feb.
1; fur-bearing animals (except
wildcats. labbits. and# squirrels).
Nov. 15-Mar 1. Bag limit: quail 10
day; :? wild gobblers and 2 turkey ^
hens a season. Trapping of foxes
unlaw fu'. in Vulieytown Township: |ow
fine of ,$25. Unlawful to sell or
take frame birds out of count;., ex- l>
cer t non-resident may take as many
securing conviction. Written per- *
GRAHAM. Unlawful to hunt dur
or fish on Sunday. Unlawful to n"
shoot, kill, injure, or chase deer. V'u
(Continued on page 4) ing
had made the fair a failure. I am nev
suing to look for a good attendance
and hope that we can have a fair SU
that every body will he proud of. i J
I am locking forward to seeing 1
every farmer and his family on the con
following dates. October, 14th, lcth acc
and 16th, 1925. , fici
R. W. GRAY em
, County Agent, to\
; County, and the Le
MURPHY, NORTH CAROLtt
5^ UKfc 1H6 COLOO
SHOULD I A9P A
REP 10 I
.MOLINA ROAD TO
BZ OPENED SOON
srl Line .o Caasi From Knoxvil!
; State Stamp
TELLICO PLAIN'S Terr... Sept.
? (Fr nt K;-xv . J jrr.a!??By
!of n?xt wrr'.\ it is expected
t th 1- : from Teliico Plain.-,
r.roe ci u" y. t the state line.
n rung Che x. e ounty, North
roiir.a, .wii. ka . c-see. for tratfit.
a few day- later the road from
ILco Plains to Mad!Rs >nviUe will
v been graded. making a con tion
?n ihe North Carolina side, the
d from the state line to Murphy.
C., a distance ct about 2~? miles,
this r?aii having been graded,
h the remainder to be opened for
fie within the next 60 days,
is will give eon: t etii a with the
:- us No. highway of North
rolina. leading t the Atlantic
a distnn j. . f about 3.">0 miles
:n t!?e connecting point,
t is understood here that highway
icials of both Tennessee and
rth Carolina have about reached
understanding that will result in
meeting Tellie.. Plains and .Mur;.
making it a state highway conming
to all requirements on the
anes>ee side of the L'naka mounn.
The new road already is huilt aeding
t- state specifications and
practically a hard-surface road
h a maximum giade of 6 per cent
? opening of this link will aid in
development ot a large terriy
and will afford tourists and
velcrs a longw'shtd-for short cut
oss the mountains.
Phis link willi connect with the
highway at Sweetwaler find with
Atlanta- Knoxville highway at
di?t>nville, giving fi short iine to
coast and crossing the north and
th highways in North Carolina.
AGENCY FOR MURPHY
)ur well known merchant and feltownsman.
Mr. Wm. P. Payne
recently acquired the agency for
territory for the famous Chrysler
omobile. The car ha? a beautiful
built body and performs well, as
been demonstrated by Mr. Payne
ing the last ten days. County AgGray
has purchased one of the
pes and reports it as very satistory.
Mr. Payne himself is driva
touring car. His many friends
peak him much success in his
NDAY SCHOOL CONVENTION
\T OCREETA. OCTOBER 1STH
["here will be a Sunday School
vention at Ogreeta October 18th,
ording to announcement by of rs
here this week. The announceer.t
extends a cardial invitation
everybody to attend.
ading Newspaper in tlii
;a r&:ar . October 2. u-sr.
you ] nrrT~TT-H
- OR |iH,u
AARDROtP CAPTURED BY
SHERIFF B. B. MORROW
Jim W'aldroup, alias James
Stewar:. alleged fugutive from
justi. : for some five or six years,
w is re ?ntly captured by Sheriff B.
!?. M ?rrow in what appears to be one
>f the cleverest pieces of sleuth workever
i\ -empted in the county. Wol.v
up >a~ living under the alias of
James Stewart at Mt. Holly when apirv
trde i. He was brought tc Murhy
a i jodged in jail .where he now
awaits trial. It is understood that
he has retained Moody and Moody to
I: will he remembered that Waldroup
is alleged to have shot and
killed Sam Burgess in the Unaka
section some five or six years ago.
It appears that W'aldroup and Burgess
became estranged over the matter of
the disposal of some liquor the two
had secured, t.ater thev met on
th" public road near Unaka and began
shooting at one another. Wnldroup
himself bcinjr shot three times
and seriously wounded.
Waldroup made good his getaway.
It is understood that he went- to
Graham County, where he lived for
about two years. He later went to
M\ Ho'.lv. vhere h reraa* nod under
the name of James Stewart until apprehended.
Sheriff Morrow stated
that the officers of Mt. Holly were
i astounded and very much suprised at
i the arrest, as Stewart was a pood
citizen and had made many friends:
in that section.
S. S. CONVENTION TO BE
, HELD AT BELLEVIEW OCT. 10
j There will be a Sunday School
Convention held at the Methodist
| Church at Belcview. Beginning at
( !0;i>0 o'clock Saturday morning. October
10th. There will be some interesting
talks and and helpful discourses
on subjects related to the
t Sunday school work in that section.
.Dinner will be served on the grounds
jat the noon hour. Request is made
I that those coming bring well filled
! The tenative program announced
10:00?Devotional, led by J. W.
10:45?The Sunday School Organized
for Service?Rev. T. L. Sasser.
1:10?Finding and Training
Teachers and Officers, Rev. S. L.
11:50?The Evangelistic Opportunity
of the 'Sunday School, Rev. J.
12:15?Adjournment for dinner.
I 1:4">?Devotional led by R. H. Kins:
j 2:00?Puildinjr up the Sunday
School Through the Home Department.
or Cradle Roll. Mrs. T. L.
2:30?The Home and Sunday
School, Rev. E. G. Clary.
Is Seciion of Western Nc
ASHEVILLE PRESBYTERY SIT
TO MEET WITH LOCAL
CHURCH OCTOBER 12 j
Many prominent Presbyterian Lead- De<
ers to Be Here For the j (
The fall session of the Asheville [ 1
Presbytery will be held with the iocaliBu'
church here beirir.ninsr Monday even- >f
in;. October 12th. according to an-inul
n >ut; -merit the first of the week by
the pastor. Rev. E. G. Clary. Local
Presbyteriuns are looking- forward .
with great anticipation to the c-w,-! ^ol
ir.g session which is expected to bring * l>!
many prominent divines of the pros- w"
bytery together here. j cur
The opening sermon on the firs* '
night will he followed by the commun'-,,u'
ion service. At eleven o'clock Tuck- m
day, October Pith, the Presbytcrial 'n^
sermon will be delivered by Rev. R. ' "
.P. Smith. I). D.. on the subject "The
Influence > f a Minister's I fe Upon *>ul
His Work." in the afternoon the main (
topic of discussion will be "The Free
Conversation on the State of Religion *'tM
in the Presbytery. A popular meet- ^*a
ng in the interest of Home mission-will
be held Tuesday night.
Wednc- lay morning, October 14th, ^
at eleven o'clock, the body will be * 01
addressed on Foreign Missions, and cat
one hour of the day will be spent in a
discussion of the Sunday school work. ^ol
The Docket j era
The tenative docket of the Pros- *'ua
| bytery follows: i'n
1. Opening sermon and constituting ( f!<
Presbytery by prayer, by Moderator. ,[>|)
'J. Roll call of ministers and jteri
J. Election of Moderator and Ten:- ^l:
t. Report of Committee on Devo- in
tional Exercises, By Rev. R. C.
5. Reading of unprinted Minutes. '*a
I. Excuses of Absentees from* last a'
i meeting. j *?ua
7. Appointment of Standing Committees:
(a) Bills and Overture1*.
<b> Judicial. ffcl
(c) Records of Presbytery.
(d) Minutes >t* Assembly. Is'
let Auditio r and
(f> Leave of Absence. j Pru
(g) Nominations. i1 (
(h) Vote of Thanks. j *s-s'
(' >mmu:iications read and referred.
Report of Special Committees: *^ta
(a) To install Rev. R. S. Esk ridge
at Black Mountain-Rev. R. P. Smith, 'an<
;1). D. *ey
(l>) To install Rev. A. E. Wallace ^u1
at Bryson City.-Rev. L. T. Wilds. teri
D. D. j^on
(c) On Maxwell School deficit,Rev
R. P. Smith, l>. I), I ti<*i
10. Election of Trustees of David- ^ >
son Ccllege and Maxwell Training'wei
school. I a (
11. Free Conversation on State of
Religion (First order of the day on ^ee
the afternoon of the second day, 'sl 1
See Minutes of last meeting, page
12. Reports of Permanent C?ni?(
mitte^?: .. icnt
J (a) Home Missions. j P'n'
(b) Foreign Missions. !?f
(c) Bible Cause.
(d) Sabbath and Family Relig-jK I
ion. flrrvr: of
(e) SUwaldnhlp. , |ur
(f) The Men of the Church. 'c*'
(h) Schools and Colleges.
13. Report of Commissioners to
the General Assembly.
14. Report of Standing Committees
15. Report of Trustees of Presby- Tl:
jtcry. es <
Hi. Report cf Trustees of Davidson anr
College, and of Maxwell School. 1
, 17. Approval of Presbyterial Re-| in
port to Synod. 0 ?
IX. Place of next meeting. Mui
, ll>. Vote of Thanks. a d
20. Heading and Approving the and
21. Adjournment with singing. & '
j prayer, and benediction. f
2:55?Business Sesison. t
i 3*00?Reaching- Men and Women ste;
Through the Oiganizcd Class, Col.
| John H. Dillard. ste:
Mr. W. H. Woodbury, of Asheville, 10:
is here this week. 104
Mayor W. M. Fain was a visitor to ste
Culberson one dsy this week. dej
"IT WILL MAKE I
YOU R I C H '
5c COPY?$1.50 PER YEAS
E OF FT. BUTLER 1
TOWN FOR PARK
id Given By Tarheel Investment
?? ? Asheviile?Negotiation* Entended
over Several Year*
The site of Hi.-* ric old Fort
tier (lu been deeded to the town
Mur- h for ti . purpu.se of a
?Iic park and historical monunt.
nccordinir to announcement
cntlv made by Mr. D r. Witheron.
president <<f the Chamber of
nmerce and attorney for the city
uneil. through the effotts of
ich organization-" the site was seizor
nv?r_* than two years the city
horitie* sir 1 t h-..
ree officials have been ni-gntiatwith
the Tarheel Investment
mpany, of Asheville, looking to
setting aside of the site for park
'poses. The Tarheel Investment
mpany is composed of Dr. .1. A.
clair. Dr. S. We-tray Battle, Hon.
vis M. Boone and Mr. \V. N.
rrett, through whose generosity
site was given. 1
To Reconstruct Fort
The site will be cleared and the
t constructed as nearly in duplie
of the old fort as possible,
ced and used as a public park.
t Butler was established by Genl
John E. Wool in lS:'si as headirte^s
of the United States Army
charge of the removal of the
?rokee Nation west of the Missi
River, in accordance with the
ins of a treaty between the Unit- r
Suites and the Cherokee Nation, r
iwn as the Treaty of Echota. *
The preamble of the deed says ,
Whereas, in trc year 1S.16 the *
.-.arv authorities of the United
to- under the command of Generi
>hr. E. Wool established headirters
near the mouth of Valley
er. at that time known as Hunt- *
ton. now in Cherokee County, for
purposes of carrying into eft
toe provisions of the Treaty of
v Echota, entered into the year
5 between the Cherokee Nation
i the United Suites, and which
vided for the emigration of the ,j
rokee Indians west of the Miss- '
And Whereas, in the year 1S38,
said authorities of the United
tea under the command of GenerWinfield
Scott erected upon the
1 hereinafter described and coned
a military post kn >wn as Fort
dev. Secretary of War. ad. turn
in the cabinet of Andrew Jack,
President of the United States:
And Whereas, upon the ^firaniza\
of Cherokee County in the year
the buildings of Fort Butler
e used for about two years for
\?urt House an I for the public
ices of the said county of Chero,
the first Court being hold ther>n
the li?th day of March. 1839;
And whereas, the party of the
t part, ar.d its officers and stocktiers,
are interested in the presand
future well being: and hapess
of the inhabitants of the Town
Murphy and all persons coming
? their midst, and desire to erect
perpetual memorial by dedication
the site of Fort Butler for the \
pose of a public park and histormonument."
-.. < ?
UTHERN AND L. & N. ^ T '
ANNOUNCE CHANCES IN
SCHEDULES: IN EFFECT
:c Southern and 1.. & N. Rranchtroming
into Murphy have recently
louncca cnanges in schedules,
'he Southern train from Asheville
thr morning, leaves Asheville at
>'c!ock instead of 7, arriving at
rphy at 12:30 instead of 2, making
ifference in schedule time of one
I a half hours earlier.
'he changes in schedule of the L.
Co. 100 departs at 10:20 in the
rning instead of 10:25.
Co. 11 departs at 1:40 P. M. inid
Co. 108 arrives at 10:00 A. M. inid
Co. 110 arrives at 1:30 instead of
0 P. M.
)n Sundays No. 102 arrives at
00 A. M. instead of 10:15. No.
1 arrive* at 1:30 instead of 2:12
M.; No. 103 departs at 10:20 inad
of 10:25 A. M.; and No. 105
larts at 3:40 instead of 3:45 P.M.