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MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA FRIDAY. AUGUST 5. 192?"
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Bal Criminal and Civil Dockets |
h j^ht ? List Jurors for Two
Cherokee County Superior
Coul is scheduled to begin a two
weet term of both criminal and civil
casei it was announced this week by
officals. The criminal docket is light,
and cmtains cases to be tried for as
sault and battery, prohibition viola
tions, and minor offenses, and is ex
pectec to be completed during the
first tiree days of the court. The
civil dVket is somewhat heavy, but
most of the cases are motions which
dc not require jury trial, and unless
some of the jury trials are long drawn
out affairs, this docket is expected to
be cleared during the remainder of
the two weeks. Hon T. J. Shaw is
the judge who w^ll preside.
The list of jurors drawn follow:
Solesbee, Jerry; Lunsford, L. C.;
Ledford, L. P.; Mocre, W. T.; Allen,
J. G. ; Bates, S. W. ; Lovingood, J. F. ;
Hampton, F. T. ; Branon, R. P. Gib
son, Zeb; Watkins, J. C.; Ellis, G. W.;
Gregory, Joe; Stiles, W. M. ; Adams,
Karl; King, R. H.; Long, Homer;
Stewart, H. S. ; Dockery, T. W. ; Dock
ery, W. If.; Adams, John; Gregory,
H. G.; Thompson, H. \V. ; Carver, C.
\V. ; Garrett, L. D. ; Hill, C. B. ; Lov
ingood. H. W. ; Jenkins, Dee; Baker,
J. B.; Horn, W. L.; Early, J. A.; Pier
cy, H. N. ; Mashburn, John; Trull. J.
-M. ; Weaver, W. L. : West. L. G.
Stiles, B. H.; Kilpatrick. J. M.;
Coleman, Fred; Luiisford, B. B.;
I>i:ckerv R. E. ? Frucc, W. L. ? Gra
ham. J. E. ; Roberts, W. M.; Dockery,
A. J.; Stalcup, Will; Martin, J. B. ;
Elliott, W. A.; Dockery, ?J. H.; Pace,
!. ester: Williamson, A. J.; Parker, S.
1 >. ; Riee, T. M.; Williamson, J. A.;
Waldroup, Ed; Laney, Scott; Wells,
J. Davis, Fess; Kephart, S. W. ;
Hayes, G. W.
The calendar of civil cases are as
Thursday August 11th.
26. Kisselburg vs Mill (Protest)
29. Heaton vs Kilpatrick.
?'16. Morgan vs Manufacturing Co.
59. Picklesimer vs Rail Road,
74. McLean vs Mfg. Co.
75. McLean vs Mfg. Co.
Friday, August 12th.
91. Railway Co. vs Hayes.
96. Anderson vs Anderson.
97. Adams vs Hamilton Barrett.
Snydicate et als.
104. Clearley Logan vs Rutherford
Saturday, August 13th.
21. Hartness vs Hartness.
31. Plott vs Plott.
37. Hyatt vs Hyatt.
38. Patterson vs Patterson.
112. Loudermilk vs Loudermilk.
Monday, August 15th.
98. Dockery vs Colvard.
111. Bradford vs Power Company.
113. Hampton vs Spinning Co.
114. Hampton vs Spinning Co.
115. Birchfield vs McClure.
Tuesday, August 16tf?.
116. Parker vs Raxter.
117. Raxter vs Ricks.
118. Rice vs Southern Ry. Co.
119. Harris vs Savage.
92. Davidson vs Btyson.
2. Davenport Peters Co. vs Wood
3. Miller vs Smathers.
*>? Bryson vs Bryson.
Dye et al vs Parker et al.
8. Pace vs. Highway Commission.
Cothran vs Highway Commis
10. McLean vs Highway Commis
11- Nelson vs Highway Commis
13. Bell vs Highway Commission.
Wright vs Highway Commis
*5. Wright vs Highway Commis
The first services were held in t he new Baptist church last Sunday. Large crowds attended all three ser
vices. The Suneav school made an effort to have 400 present and a total count of 426 was made. The build
ing is of brick and marble construction The auditorium has a seatirp c apicity of 'J00, and the building is
equipped with class rooms sufficient to take care of a modern organized Sunday School of <>00 members. Photo
is architect's drawing.
Elder E. Hedden, who is pointed
to as probably the first pastor of the
Murphy Baptist Chureh. The cut is
made from a tin type which was taken
shortly after he had recovered from
an attack of typhoid fever. Many of
Mr. Hedden's descendants are now
living: in the upper Hiawassee valley
at Hiawas:>ee, Ga., and near Haves
ville, N. C.
The following cash prices will be
paid at the car door for live poultry,
on Tuesday, August 9th, 1927.
Colored hens, 16c.
Light hens, 13c.
Colored broilers, 18c.
Light broilers, 15c.
Eggs, candled, 23c.
V. W. LEWIS,
General Marketing Agent. |
16. Stover vs Highway Commission
17. Harden vs Highway Commis
18. Brady vs Highway Commission
19. Nichols vs Highway Commis
20. Wright vs Highway Commis
24. Rose vs Rose.
25. Burger vs Crowder.
28. Mason vs Afidrews.
33.. Anglo-Saxon Supply Co. vs
54. Owenby vs Tallassee Power Co.
56. Palmer vs Palmer.
58. Payne vs Davis.
84. Lawrance vs Picklesimer.
86. Lawrance vs PicKlesiraer.
88. King vs Fink.
89. King vs Harrison.
90. Cherokee Bank vs Silvey.
101. Earwood vs Dorsey.
107. Fibre Company vs Kin<.
Elder James Kimsey, one of the
first pastors of the Murphy Baptist
church, the photo also being from a
tin type. Mr. Kimsey is the grand
father of Dr. George W. Truett, now ?
pastor of the first Baptist Church,
Dallas, Texas, and some resemblance
can be seen.
TO OPEN FIRST
MONDAY IN SEPT.
The Murphy School will open on j
the first Monday in September, which ?
is the fifth, according to announce- !
ment given out this week by school 1
officials. The faculty has been com
pleted and a good school year is ex
pected. An effort is going to be made
this yecr to put the elementary school
on the Standard Elementary List, it
The faculty is as follows:
First Grade, Mrs. B. W. Sipe and
Mrs. D. S. Grant.
Second Grade, Mrs. H. N. Wells
and Miss Ella McCombs.
Third Grade. Mrs. Margaret Bell
and Miss Leila Hayes.
Fourth Grade, Miss Luceba Trip
iett and Miss Emily Sword.
Fifth Grade, Miss Pauline Hood.
Sixth Grade, Mrs. C. K. Hoover.
Seventh Grade and High School,
Mr. C. D. Caler, Mrs. E. J. Harbison,
Miss Jeness Cox, Miss Annie B. Bailey
Mr. B. R. Carroll, Mr. J. D. Warrick.
Mr. George Edward Palmer and Miss i
Inez Irene Allen, of Almond, N. C., i
were married Tuesday, August 2, at
the store of Mr. T. N. Bates, who j
performed the ceremony. They left j
The Watermelon cutting sponsored
Thursday afternoon by the Lions Club
in Mooreland Heights, near Howell
Spring, was an occasion of much joy
and satisfaction to both children and
Despite the intermittent showers
of the day, the sun came out in the
afternoon, and a large crowd began,
assembling shortly before the time an
nounced for the occasion. The great
er portion of two truck loads of me.l
ons were disposed of. The melons
were ice cold, having been kept on
cold storage through the courtesy of
Mr. Townson of the Murphy Ice and
The occasion was the annual melon
cutting inaugurated several years
ago by the W. M. Fain Grocery Com
pany at which the people of Murphy
have been entertained to a free feast
of watermelons. The Murphy Lions
Club sponsored the cutting and had
charge of the arrangements.
There will be a baseball game be
tween Murphy and Robbinsville Sat
urday afternoon at the Fair grounds
at 2:30 o'clock, and some good play
ing is expected as both teams have
MR. POWELSON HERE
Mr. W. V. N. Powelson, of New
York, President of the Carolina
Tennessee Power Company, which
company has the development rights
of three dam sites on Hiawassee Riv
er, this county, spent several days
in Murphy last week on business. An
advertising campaign is now being
conducted in leading industrial trade
magazines seeking to attract suffi
cient industries to this section so that
I development of these power sites can
Rev. T. L. Sasser, the present pas
tor, who came to the church in the
spring of 1925, and whose labors
have been rewarded by the erection
ol the new church, a doubling of
membership, and a greater spiritual
growth. Mr. Sasser is now conduct
ing evangelistic services each evening
at 7 :30, and much interest is being
IN PROGRESS AT
426 at First Service In New Church ?
Meeting to Continue For Two
Weeks or Longer
The revival at the Baptist church
which began last Monday night is
growing in interest and numbers, al
ready a number of additions having
been secured. The Pastor, Rev. T.
L. Sasser, is doing the preaching, and
services are being held each evening
at 7:30 o'clock, and will continue for
a period of two weeks or longer.
The services are being conducted
in the new church building, which was
entered Sunday morning. At the
first service, the Sunday school, 426
were present. The mark set for this
service was 400.
The Sunday evening service was
given over to an unusually good musi
cal program. The largest crowd at
tended the evening service, as the
other churches of the town dispensed
with their services at this hour to
visit the new church.
The Mexican been beetle has gone
eastward as far as Cumberland Coun
ty. Wherever the pest has spread
the garden beans are seriously damag
OVER TO STATE
FOR TENN. ROAD
Commission Sells Bonds and Places
$50,661.11 to Credit of State High
way Commission in County Banks
A total of $50,661.11 was placed
on deposit in county banks this week
, to the credit of the State Highway
l Commission by the board of County
Commissioners, according to an
nouncement Thursday by Hon. D.
Witherspoon, attorney for the board.
The fifty thousand dollars is to be
used by the State in grading work
on the Hothouse route to Tennessee,
which road was taken over by the
State Hiehwav Commission as a state
projct at a recent meeting;, and the
other money is to be used on State
Highway No. 28 beginning at the
corporate limits of the town of Mur
phy and extending to the top of F?at
The appropriation is made by vir
tue of an act of the State Legislature
of 1927 authorizing the Cherokee
County Commissioners to turn over
to the State Highway Commission this
amount to be spent as enumerated.
Last week the County Commissioners
received official notification that the
Hothouse road had been taken over
by the state on the condition that
this county put up fifty thousand dol
lars, and the action was prompted as
This brings to a definite conclusion
as far as the county is concerned a
question that has agitated both state
and county officials and the people of
the county for several years.
? a r?n Ainrv
AT LION'S CLUB
Children and Grown-ups Enjoy Treat
Through Courtesy <V. M. Fain