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VOLUME XXXVIII. NUMBER 48
MURPHY. NORTH CAROLINA FRI I A V. .1 ULY 8, 1D '7
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TO MEET WITH
Two Day Session To Hear Prominent
Sunday School Leaders of
County and State
The Cherokee County Sunday
School Convention will meet with the
Marble Springs Baptist Church, and
Marble, on next Thursday and Friday,
July 14th and 15th, according to an
nouncement last week by K. V. Weav
er. President of the County associa
The meeting is for Sunday School
workei-s of all denominations, and is
hald under the auspices of the Chero
kee County and North Carolina Sun
day School Associations. The ten
ative program includes workers of
prominence in both state and county
Sunday School circles. Mr. D. W.
Sims, general superintendent of the
State association and Miss lone Al
verson, superintendent of the young
people's division of the State asso- I
ciation, both of Raleigh, are on the j
program for addresses.
The program follows:
Thursday Night, July 14
8:0G ? Devotional, Rev. W. II. Ford.
8:15 ? Advance Steps for the Small j
Sunday School. Miss lone Alverson. I
Raleigh. Young People's Divisiion j
Superintendent of the North Carolina |
Sunday School Association.
8:45 ? Song. I
Record of Attendance.
8:55 ? Methods of Teaching. Mr. j
1) .? W. Sims, Raleig^ . O *#neral Super
intendent of the North Carolina Sun- j
day School Association.
:25 ? Announcements.
9 :30 ? Adjourn.
Friday Morning, July 15
10:30 DcVuliutiui. Rev. E. J. Har
10:45 ? Evangelism of Youth. I
Church's Best Insurance. Miss lone
11:1 5 ? Business Session :
Reports of County and Township
Appointment of Committees.
Record of Attendance.
1 1 :35 ? Our Expanding Program.
Mr. D. W. Sims.
12:10 ? Offering for Support of
County and State Sunday School As
1 2 :25 ? Announcements.
12:30 ? Adjourn.
Dinner at the Church. Everybody
Come and bring a basket.
Friday Afternoon, July 15
2:00 ? Devotional. Rev. T. I-. Sas
2:10 ? The Home and the Sunday
School Working Together. Rev. T.
2:30 ? Making the Opening Exer
cises a Worship Program. Miss lone
3:00 ? Song.
3:05 ? The Workers' Council at
Work. Mr. D. W. Sims.
3:35 ? Discussion and Questions.
Opportunity for the presentation and
discussion of special Sunday School
3:50 ? Business Session:
Reports of Committees and Elec
tion of Officers.
Place of next meeting.
Presentation of Attendance Pen
4:00 ? Adjourn.
Friday Night, July 15
8:00 ? Devotional. Rev. Algia
8:15- ? Balanced Growth. Miss
8:45 ? Song.
8:55 ? Plans for Increasing At
tendance. Mr. D. W. Sims.
9:30 ? Adjourn.
At the close of the session on Fri
^ay afternoon a felt pennant, 18 by
3# inches, will be presented to the
anday School that has had in the
onvention the largest number of
Trcsentatives, sixteen years of age
*nd over, according to the number of
! BOOKS DONATED !
Miss Joseph inc^Uighway Librarian,
announced this week that the Car
nepie Library had been the recipient
of a number of valuable* books from
several people during th<> months of I
May ;?ncl June. They are now on the
shelves and ready for the public.
The list and donors follow:
Mrs. E. L. Holt: Tennyson, Idylls
of the King; Eliot, Silan Marnen;
Kipling1, Departmental Dilties, Ballads
Mrs. Vick Falls: Mulford. Rustlers
Valley; Bowcn, Eagle's Wins; Woods,
Pon:, Express; Knibbs, Riden Kid
from Power Pisev.
Mrs. Ma! shall Ramsey: Locke, Red
Planet; Brady, I land of Regenera
tion: Wijrpins. Rebeca of Sunny
Wesley Brady: Teshune, Buff a
Tom IVsey: Peskins. I'utch Twins.
Marshall Coleman: Eurwood, Griz
List of books that were presented
a4 the book showrr will be in next is
LEADERS T A L K
Diicutt Appalachian Way Con
dition*: W. N. C. Hifthiy
The increasing importance of
Asheville and western North Carolina
as centers for tourist travel was
stressed at a joint meeting of officials
ot the Appalachian Way, the Appa
lachian Scenic highway, and of Cin
cinnati hanks, hackers of both routes,
at Battery Park hotel Thursday.
Among those to attend the high
way meeting were Monte J. Goble
vice president of the Fifty-Third
Union Trust company, Cincinnati;
Charles N. Evans and Albert Kick,
also of the Fifth Third Union Trust
company; C. F. Bowden, manager of
the Muncie club of Indiana; Roscoe
A. Marvel, vice president of the Ap
palachian Scenic Highway associa
tion; and other highway enthusiasts.
The meeting was held to discuss
the condition of the Appalachian
Way from Big Stone Gap, Va.?
through western North Carolina. At
the session. Patrick H. Branch, man
ager of Battery Park Hotel, was nam
ed as a director of the Appalachian
Way. Other Asheville directors be
sides Mr. Marvel are F. Roger Miller
and Wythe M. Peyton.
The Cincinnati men, who had just
traversed the route into Asheville,
were liberal in their praise of west
ern North Carolina's scenic attrac
tions and its general developments
along other lines. Its highway sys
tems have made it a center for north
and south bound traffic, it was de
clared. ? Asheville Times.
FIRST J. P. FOR
Miss Pearl V. Parker, of Andrews
route 1, was here Tuesday in con
nection with assuming her duties as
Justice of the Peace for V alleytown
Township. She was recently appoint
ed Justice of the Peace by Governor
McLean for this township, and took
?he oath of office Tuesday before
Clerk of the Superior Court, P. C.
Miss Parker has the distinction of
being the first woman Justice of the
Peace in Cherokee County, there pro
bably being few women if any in
the State holding this commission.
ON 4TH DIVIDED
Ball Game# and Speaking Progfttm
Sponsored By American Legion
Murphy divided honors with An
drews in a double header ball game
I here on July Fourth, Murphy win
ning the morning game by a score of
i <; to 1?. and Andrews carrying home
the bacon in the afternoon untue bv
a score of 8 to 5. Both frames were
hard fought, and good playing was
i exhibited by both teams.
The pitchers for the two games
were: Morning game; Murphy, Bose
Fain; Andrews, Anderson ; afternoon:
Murphy, Tom Jenkins; Andrews,
Ernest Umphiies. Both games drew
considerable crowds and were thoro
! ughly enjoyed. One man made the
j statement that he pnjny?.ri if mnre
j thoroughly than if he had seen two
I>ig league teams facing each other.
The speaking program was sche
duled for the morning but had to be
postponed until 2:30 in the afternoon. 1
I>r. N. 15. Adams, Commander of the
| local Legion post, was in charge of
the program, and introduced the
speakers, Rev*. Harbison and Hon D. :
Witherspoon. Both sneakers deliver
j ed patriotic acldre^ses which were
I brief, pointed and thoroughly enjoy
ed by those attending.
The Legion had lunch and soft
drink stands inside the grounds, and
1 together with the gat- receipts took
in approximately $1 uo.
Mayor Fain and the City Council
?rave splendid police and traffic co- j
operation, and Chief Coffee stated |
that it had been some lime since he
had seen such a large crowd behave
The day was highly successful and
officers of the Legion expressed grati
tude and appreciation to those who j
co-operated and aided in any way in I
making it so.
The Joe Miller fclkins Post of the
American Legion has been re-or
ganized about two weeks, and officers
and members are highly enthusiastic
over the prospects of a good strong
post. It is the plan to include all ex
seivice men in Cherokee, Clay and
Graham counties, in its membership,
! and an invitation is extended to them
to become members. A good strong
post in the extreme western part of
the state can accomplish much and be
b. real help to its members.
ON JUNE 30TH.
One of Cherokee County's oldest
citizens has been taken from our
midst in the person of C. C. Gentry,
of Grandview, N. C. Horn October
2, 1837; departed this life June 30,
1927, aged ninety years. He spent
the greater pait of his life in this
county. He was united in marriage
to Mary E .Wilson, February 27,
1868. For thirty years he was a
member of the M. E. Church. He lov
ed the ohurch and was very eager to
see the work of the Lord prosper. He
served his church, his community and
his home with all faithfulness. In
all he was an honest- sincere, faith- !
ful christain man.
He leaves to mourn for him a
wife, four sons, two dai^ghters, a
host of relatives and friends. His
body was laid in the cemetery at
Grandview, N. C. Flowers and ex
pressions of regret may show the
esteem in which one is held when the
end comes. The services were con
ducted by Rev. Harbison, of Murphy,
after which the remains were in
^hargc of the masons which was a
beautiful and impressive service.
Five thousand dollars worth of
hogs were immunized against cholera
in Pitt County during June.
Mr. F. O. Bates. Manager of the
Bonita Theatre, announced this week
that he had just installed a new Pow
ers Projector, which has been in op
eration for the past few days and
whi i".i is giving highly satisfactory
With the installation of this ma
chine, the pictures are given a more
even projection and run smoother.
Mi. Hates has just recently repainted
the front of his theatre, the colors
being different shades and hues,
which makes the place quite attrac
He says that his theatre is the cool
est place in town. With one of the
famous Arctic Nu-Air coolers with a
capacity of changing 25,000 cubic
j feet of air per minute, the air in the
i theatre undergoes a complete change
i eve lv minute.
beginning Saturday Mr. Dates will
j give a matinee every Saturday at
12:30 1. M.. for the benefit of chil
j dren and out of town patrons. The
f icture Saturday afternoon and nijrht
| is a Paramount feature, starring Bebe
Daniels in "Stranded in Paris.'*
I PLAN GALA DAY
j AT JUNALUSKA
i Expect Cherokee County Graduates
to Attend Program to be Given
The students and alumni of Duke
University are planning a gala day,
1 to oe observed July 14, in connection
with the Junaluska department of the
Duke Summer School. An effort is
being made to reach all students and
alumni living within a wide radius of
Lake Junaluska. This event, which
is the first of its kind, will become a
yearly feature of the Junaluska
School, it is hoped.
The program begins at 3:30 in the
afternoon and extends through the
evening. It consists of a water carn
ival, a chicken dinner, and a musical
program. The plans for the various
events are well under way ,and the
whole school is enthsiastic over the
fete. A large number of Duke gradu
ates and students are being expected
to attend from Cherokee County.
Samuel Teague, the small son of
Mr. and Mrs. J. 1). Teague, while play
ing with some other boys in the streets
late Monday afternoon, lan in front
of a car driven by Harve Elkins, the
car passing over him. He sustained
a sprained wrist, and minor scratch
I es and bruises. It was at first
thought that he was seriously hurt,
| but it later developed that only minor
I injuries were sustained.
The singing class from the Masonic
Orphanage, Oxford, N. C., will appear
in annual concert at the school audi
torium here on Saturday night, July
9th, according to announcement from
the pulpits of the local churches Sun
day and posters placed in windows
of the business houses this week.
The class this year is composed of
fourteen members and some good
singing is in store for the people of
^his community, if former appear
ances can be cited as indications.
The class tours the state each year,
and is the means of raising quite a
bit of revenue for the support of the
Orphanage and its program. It is
exrected that a large number of local
>eople will turn out to hear them.
W. N. C. ASS'N
TO MEET HERE
: Jesus, The Christ; and The Christian
[ are Themes For Two Day Dis
cussion, July 12th and 13th.
The Baptist ministers of West* 11
| North Carolina will meet with the
local church here <?n July 12th and
13th, in a two day conference, ac
cording to announcement made this
The theme for the first day's dis
cussion, Tuesday, July 12th, centers
1 around Jesus, the Christ as the Son
1 of Man. as the Son of God, as Pro
phet, as iciest, and as King. Wed
! nesday, July l-'Jth. the discussion will
! center aiound The Christian, as a
son of God, as an Ambassador, as a
Soldier, his place, and his future. A
demonstartion oi an effective opening
church service will be conducted with
I the beginning of the evening service
j Tuesdav by Rev. R. P. McCracken,
i assisted lr, the choir.
.Many prominent Baptist divines
I and church leaders of Western North
I Carolina are scheduled to appear on
| piogram during the day conference.
! The tentative program as announc
j ed follows:
Tuesday, July 12th.
11:00 A. M. ? Devotional ? Local
1 Minister selected by the pastor.
11:20 A. M. ? Inspirational Sei >?
I ? Rev. G. A .Martin.
| 11:50 A. M. ? Planning Oct?
j Program ?see note.
1 2 :00 ? Lunch.
Afternoon Discussion ? Jesus,
1 sOO p. W ? Pcvotioi.,.: ? Hcv.
1:15 P. M. ? Business.
1 :30 I\ M. ? Jesus, the Son of Man
? Rev. I. K. Stafford.
2:00 1*. M. ? Jesus, the Son of God
? Rev. George Steed.
2:30 P. M. ? Jesus, as Prophet ?
Rev. W. II. Ford.
3:00 P. M. ? .Jesus, as Priest ? Rev.
T. L. Sasser.
3:30 P. M. ? .Jesus, as King ? Rev.
A. B. Smith.
4:00 P. M. ? Open Conference ana
Adjournment at pleasure.
8:00 P. M. ? Devotional ? A dem
onstration of an effective opening
church service ? Rev. R. P. McCrack
en assisted by the Murphy Church
8:30 P. M. ? The Believers' Union
with Christ ? Rev. A. V. Joyner.
Wednesday, July 13th.
Discussion ? The Christian.
9:15 A. M. ? Devotional ? Rev. H.
9:30 A. M. ? The Christian as a Son
Of God ? Rev. T. C. Buchanan.
10:00 A. M. ? As an Ambassador
? Rev. T. F. Deitz.
10:30 A. M. ? As a soldier ? Rev.
J. N. Lee.
11 :00 A. M. ? His place, riches, and
joy in this life ? Prof. Reed.
1 1 :30 A. M. ? His future state and
blessed relations ? Rev. Murray.
Noon ? Lunch and fellowship hour
? Rev. W. P. Elliott.
Astor Tilson, the 13 year old son
of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Tilson, of > ur
phy, died at the home of his par. nts
Saturday morning about 1 1 :30. A tor
had been sick for about three wi ?ks.
He was the only child and his sor
rowing parents have the deepest ? yni
pathy of the entire community.
Funeral service were Sunday ir >rn
ing at 11 o'clock by Rev. T. L. Si sser
at Hopewell in the Hothouse sei lion
of the county and interment w: i in
the church yard.