Cherokee scout. volume (Murphy, N.C.) 188?-1961, July 08, 1927, Image 1
The Leading Weekly Newspaper in Western North Carolina, Serving a large and Potentially Rich Territory in this state VOLUME XXXVIII. NUMBER 48 MURPHY. NORTH CAROLINA FRI I A V. .1 ULY 8, 1D '7 5c COPY? J1.50 PER YEAB S.S. CONVENTION TO MEET WITH MARBLE SPRINGS 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 tion. 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 bison. 10:45 ? Evangelism of Youth. I Church's Best Insurance. Miss lone Alverson. 11:1 5 ? Business Session : Reports of County and Township Officers. 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 sociations. 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 ser. 2:10 ? The Home and the Sunday School Working Together. Rev. T. L. Sasser. 2:30 ? Making the Opening Exer cises a Worship Program. Miss lone Alverson. 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 problems. 3:50 ? Business Session: Reports of Committees and Elec tion of Officers. Place of next meeting. Presentation of Attendance Pen nant. 4:00 ? Adjourn. Friday Night, July 15 8:00 ? Devotional. Rev. Algia West. 8:15- ? Balanced Growth. Miss lone Alverson. 8:45 ? Song. 8:55 ? Plans for Increasing At tendance. Mr. D. W. Sims. 9:30 ? Adjourn. Pennant Presented 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 miles traveled. ! BOOKS DONATED ! TO LIBRARY 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 Brook Farm. Wesley Brady: Teshune, Buff a Collie. Tom IVsey: Peskins. I'utch Twins. Marshall Coleman: Eurwood, Griz zley Kin?:. List of books that were presented a4 the book showrr will be in next is sue. GOOD HIGHWAY LEADERS T A L K TOURIST TRAVEL Diicutt Appalachian Way Con dition*: W. N. C. Hifthiy Praised 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. MISS PARKER FIRST J. P. FOR CHEROKEE CO.! 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. Hyatt. 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. v DOUBLE HEADER ON 4TH DIVIDED WITH ANDREWS Ball Game# and Speaking Progfttm Sponsored By American Legion Prove* Attraction 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 so well. 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. AGED CHEROKEE CITIZEN PASSES 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. NEW PROJECTOR FOR THEATRE 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 service. 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 tive. 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.'* ? DUKE STUDENTS I PLAN GALA DAY j AT JUNALUSKA i Expect Cherokee County Graduates to Attend Program to be Given July 14th 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. 1 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. CLASS FROM ORPHANAGE HERE SATURDAY 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. MINISTERS OF 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 week. 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, the Christ 1 sOO p. W ? Pcvotioi.,.: ? Hcv. West, -Marble. 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 Discussions. Adjournment at pleasure. Evening 8:00 P. M. ? Devotional ? A dem onstration of an effective opening church service ? Rev. R. P. McCrack en assisted by the Murphy Church Choir. 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. H. Hyde. 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. FUNERAL0F AST0R TILS0N HELD SUNDAY 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.