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, oi. IVL.?No. 35
RACK MEET IS
WON BY LOCAL
BOYS .AND GIRLS
lenderson And Deweese
Of Murphy Star As
Three Schools Meet
'.urphy came through with flying
rs to win the track meet on the
. 1 field last Wednesday when the
itoys and girl? scored in aggre,*t
70 and two-thirds of tht p< s
le 126 points in the events.
Haytsville boy- -nd girls wen
..*1 ?:*u or. i If ?,.;n4r i
voilu wjwi o?' anu a nan ipvmvr
le Andrews was third with 19 and
L'cys scores: Murphy, 37; Hayesv,
25 and a hall, and Andrews, 18
i] a half. Girls scores: Murphy,
ana two-thirds; Haycsvillc, 10,
Andrews n< and one-third.
Outstanding in the events were
<1 .lie Henderson of Murphy whr
, eri 18 points and Miss Deweese
j Mhrphy who scored 13 points for
T'r.e scoring was based on the 5-,
3-, 1-point system.
The events in their order wire:
i ys 100-vard cash, Matherson cf
Hayesville first; A. Millsaps of Murphy
thiid. Girls 6o-vard dash, Logan
ot Murphy first, Deweese of
larphy second, and Davis of Murhy
y8 baseball throw: H i d< n
t Murphy first, Parker of Andrews
c.ond, and Campbell of Hayesville
ird. Girls baseball throw, Hinton
i Murphy first, Hatehett of Murphy
- na, and Swanson of Hayesville
t'r ud. Boys 220-yard da.-h, Hendcrct
Murphy first, Benedict ol
-villa second, and Matherson of
fville third. Girls standing
1 jump, Deweese of Murphy
1 res of Murphy second, and
H. i Murphy thiri.
B ; - standing broad jump, Docket
Murphy first, Hendtrson of
phy second* and Brendle of Hay
\ lie and Millsaps of Murphy tied
'or third. Boys 440-yard run, Henderson
of Murphy first, Parsons of
Hayesville second, and Swanson cf
Boys running broad jump, Brfakbill
of Andrews first, Ford of Hayesville
second, and Reese of Hayesville
third. Boys 880-yard relay
ace, Hayesville (Benedict, Garrison,
Parsons, Matherson) first, Murphy
(Henderson, Barnett, A. Millsaps, T.
Millsaps) second, and Andrews Par>
er. Palmer Plemmons, Moore) third,
high jump, Kelley of HayesiJle
first, Deweese and Pipes of
Murphy and Abernathy of Andrews
tied for second place there being no
"hey contestants for third place,
h i y high jump, Matherson of Anjews
and Barnett of Murphy tstd
third. Keys one mile run. Cook
Murphy first. Brackens of Hayeslle
second, and Nichols of Andrews
Will Drive Through
A spectacular exhibition of driving
! Plymouth car througn the streets
oi Murphy blindfolded will be performed
by 'Humby, nationally known
' an "with the X-ray eyes," Saturday
afternoon at 2 dock. j
The exhibition is offered through
'Ko s. a.. . -r?* r r \(nnro onr)
Bristol and Johnson, Murphy Plymouth
Humby, who will be blindfolded by
a committee of local citizens before
starting his feat, has performed all
over the United States in the same
Frigidaire Is Now On
Display At Coleman's
Walter Coleman, local Phiico and
frigidaire dealer, now has the ecnrmical
and beautiful Frigidaire on
display in his building on Peachtree
afreet and cordally invites the public
*o come in and inspect the marvelous
electrical refrigerator at any
The new models have been designgreater
economy and inert asspace
as well as having many
c~b. attractive features, Mr. Coletr.ar.
A/v Newspaper in Western North Car
A meeting of the reception con>
mittee for Gov. Eugtne Talmadge.
cl Giorgio, who will speak htre or.
April 15, will be held in the nex: 1
day or so to work out final flans for
It is understood that Gov. Tai-j
madgc will bring a representative ,
grcup with him in a motorcade ami
:h .t there vv;ll be formally greeted
at the Georgia-North Carolina line 11
and escorted tc the court house where
he will deliver his address.
Much enthusiasm is being shown over
the governor's appearance and it is
noped to have a number cf North
Carolina officials to be here on that
BURIED AT GRAPE
Funeral services for Mrs. J. E.
McDonald, cl Biack Mountain, were
held Tuesday at the Salem church
ol Grape Creek with the Rev. T. F.
Miv. McDonald, who was formerly
of the Grape Creek community,
was a member of the church of God.
A devoted mother and friend to all.
hei lite was upright, clean and
Besides her husband, she is survived
by nir.e children, Boyd, Pauline,
Jcsephine, Irene, Claude, I)elthi<
Mae. Ruth, Geneva and an infant;
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
Carroll, of Murphy; three sisters
Mrs. 1.. A. McDonald, Mrs. A. C.
McDonald, Jr., and Mrs. Boyd
Killian, and two brother, Howard
and William Carroll.
farmers to sow
Approximately 15,000 pounds of
lespedeza have betn sown in Cherokee
county s? far this spring, according
to A. Q. Ketr.er, county
agent who js advising farmers to sow
more cf the crop as soon as possible.
"The local sted stores still have
about three or four thousand pounds
lespedeza seed left and any of
oqi farmers who are interested in
olina. Coverine. o Ixirtrr and Potentia
hy, N. C. Thursday, April
Many Criminal Cases L
Are On Court Docket
Numerous charges of misdemeai.
or. have been aired before .Judge -J
A. Rousseau curing the first three ed
dav- :hat the Apri term of Superior
court met in Murpmy.
An unusually heavy criminal ,a
docket facts the jury and it is doubted
it any civil cases will be heard
. 1 so
joforc court adjourns as three ^
;-haigt- cf capital offenses bid fair ^
o take uj much of the court's time.
L. L. SCROGGS, S
DIES ON SUNDAY*
Pioneer Citizen Of Clay M
, n i * i i ~
once as it is getting rather late",
Mr. Ketner said.
The county agent said he was advising
the farmers to sow lespedeza
T :hiy wanted to sow a small grain
as it was one cf the best iced and
improvement crops he knew of. It
j i the only grain, he added, that
could te sown now and allow a good
cror cf feed to be harvested this
Any information concerning the
crop may be obtained from him at
his office in the court house.
Country Seventh Grade
r? i T _ /> i
v^amc up v cry Viooa i
By Mr?. E. G. White
The general public, especially the
countrj patrons, should bear in
mind when estimating the results of
the county seventh grade examination
at the Murphy High School on
March 22nd that the country schoo*
I terms have been only six months until
| last year which has meant the loss of
more than a year during the school
| life ot these children. It should also
J he borne in mind that their teachers
I have been handling from two to
I seven grades.
Then, too, the problem of inade!
ouate libraries for supplementary
reading slashed their grade-- in literai
tore nrcry much.
In veiw of these delinquincies we
think the country children showed up
It is t > be appreciated that those
whom the teachers recommend will
I fce entered in the M'Jrphy High
School. _ 1
lly Rich Tern tory in Thin State
4, 1935 3
ARGE CROWD IN
An unusually large crowd that filitht
Baptist church here attendee
e Homecoming day services Suny
when the Rev. T. L. Sasser. |
rmtr Murphy Baptist minister. [
Iked to the huge gathering.
Trr. Homecoming services, sponred
and fostered by the 1?>cal j
urch minister, the Rev. H. W. '
lucom. Jr.. and other members of
e Baptist church, con-tituted one;
the bigge-t church events in Mur- I
y in some time.
Re\. Sasser. loved by ;.i! churefers
in this community, was well reived
by the enthusiastic gather- 1
g anci nis wise words and personal- ;
r were welcomed by 'he g.thering.
B'?th the morning and evening
rvices drew large crowds to htar
r. Sasser preach and the re vera nd
irit el the occasion lasted throughit
SEED LOANS ARE
Seed loan appli.atit ns are now
;a liable to farmers < : Cherokee
unty, ?. S. Williams, field super-01
of this district f< r the Emer*ncy
Crop and Feed L< a-sociaon.
The applications and any iM'ormacr
pertaining to them nr-.y be
.ciuired at th? (? unty agent's office
i the cot:it house at any time, he
Under the plan loans are made for
a purchase of seed nr.: fertilizer,
here is a minimum of $10
hich is baste, on a percentage <1
ie acreage of th*. farmer.
Last year. Mr. W'illian> there
ei t about 85 farmer* ,r. th * coun.
that took advantage the bans
nil this year there will p i.:.biv tie
1R. FLOYD AKIN
By Mrs. C. L. Fcx
Ranger. April 1?Or. Frioay night,
larch, 2b. Mr. Floy Akin, c.f Tate,
la., departd this life. He was ?> dvoted
Chii* an, loving husband and
He was sick off and <- f< i two
ears. Word* fail L t.o i > suferings,
but he bcre In* t vt:! anc
eemed perfectly resign*. the wi.l
He war- loved by .11 -v knew him
. hile i: is h-? to y.e him i. ; *
e know tka? ? . d k;.t\ l>cs* V'mIc
. the h ?ir c , >* will b^ eat ' n .-sd,
yet we feel sure he A at i(>t with
Ik* wa- laid ! les in Rargei
emetery, April 1.
Besides his wd<\v he - survived
y: two sons, .1. H. ar.v. S. P. Akin.
>oth of Copperhill, T< nr.; tw. daaghcrs.
Mrs. Stella Teal, it Sce.th Gt? :
ria, and Mrs. Winnie Akin, of Tate
5a.; one brother. S. S. Akin, f Ran;er;
and thrte sisters, Mrs. P. A
launey. i f Kinsey, Mrs. G. C. Ball
il Englewood, Tenn.. and Mrs. Nellie
ienry of Ohio.
Are On Display Here
The public is cordially invitee t<
ee the new line of ilectrical applinee.
at the Southern States Powei
ompany on Tennessee street where
r.e latest in modern electrical conenier.cts
for the heme is on dislay.
A complete line of electrical appliances
for the home and office
hut will save the average family
rouble and expense can he purcbasd
at an unusually low price.
Marshall Bell To Teach
At N. C. U. Next Year
Word has been received here that
Ir. M. C. Bell, sen of Cel. and Mrs.
[arshall Bell, of Murphy, has acepted
a position to teach mathelatics
in the University of North
aiolina next year. Mr. Bell will
eceive his masters' degree there this
"" V TODAY
S1.00 YEAR?5c COPY
Building And Remodeling
Program Is Greater
I han Ever Before
Murphy'.- building and expansion
program is surging forward ami has
reached proportions heretofore un
The new garage of E. C. Moore,
local Dodge and Plymouth distributor,
is rapidly nearing completion
alter practically two months work
on the building.
1 . J. Henn, of Sylva, this week
started r? modeling the building
formerly occupied by the Murphy
| Supply company wheie he expects to
open the new Murphy theater sometime
early in June.
At present men are working rebuilding
the garage of H. E. Dickey
and when completed the building
J will be twice the size it was former!
Barney Hensley. Murphy boy. has
oj ned a new lunch room, known as
Barney's. 1: occupies the building
formerly occupied by the Ideal eleanj
The residence of the late C. B.
Hill i being moved to an adjoining
ot preparatory t< the opening of a\
new filing station which will be
owned by the Wofford Oil company
Improvements have lately been
n.aue on the Henry House, local
hotel, as well as a number of other
dwellings in this town.
With surveys in connection with
the TV A proposal to build a dam on
tm Iliawassee river, probably in this
vicinity, progressing rapidly, and the
opining o! a new and direct highway
between here and Atlanta. Ga., Murphy's
building program for the past
year has been more far reaching than
at any one time in the past number
Along with the program of rebuilding
and remodeling and the appearance
of several new business
houses and industries. Beautifica:ion
is becoming a prominent part of
Other important building is being
1 anticipated in the near future.
(': ? hundred and fifty invitations
havt been issued to the Junior Senior
j Banquet w.-.ich will take place SaturI
:ay ! ._ .! .r. the gymnasium at 7 o"
.lock. invited include members
I : t . unioj and Senior classes,
?:rade and High School
fr.cj'iv. School be.id and
thrii wives anc tradt mothers of
lunioi - and Seniors,
The pymn will le transformed in<
. Sherwood Forest and Robin
Hood and -is merry nien will be in
.harpt (f the program. Ann Hill
re-idee: - 1 the class will be t"astmaster
for the occasion. A numbo
of clever features have been arranged
as a part of the entertainment.
Tr waitresses will give a Morris
Dance typical of the days of Robin
. Ho*<i and the program will be con
[eluded by a burlesque On the story
' ! written by Mr. Deans.
Passion Sunday To Be
Observed At Episcopal
Pass.on Sunday will be observed in
the local Church of the Messiah Episcopal
Sunday, the Rev. George Lemuel
Granger, of Sylva. announced
The day's program as follows:
morning prayer and service, 11 a.
m. and evening prayer . nd service
at 7 :30 p. m.
L. L. Mason To Ship
Four Loads Of Cattle
L. I.. Mason, :ormcr Cherokee
county sheriff ar.d local cn*tle raiser,
announced Wednesday that he would
snip 30 head of steer? to Warrenton,
Va., Thursday, and that he planned
to ship three leads of small stock
rattle to Lexinp4 . Ky? Saturday.
V ounty ouriea r-\t fiome fcv
Funera services for Mr. L. L.
Scroggs. 7S, who held at his honn
n the Biasstcwn community, tight
.11.Its fiont here, Tuesday morning
with the Rev. T. F. Higgins ant! the
Ke\. Johnnit Carper officiating. a>
Furial wa- in the family cemetary.
W. I'. Townson was ii. chi..<rc of vi
i oneral arrangements. g<
Mr. Scroggs died in the For:
Sanders hospital at Knoxville, Ttnn.,
Sunday of uremia. He hat! been il! t!
for only a short time. a.
Born in Hayesville, he had livec "
in Clay county all his life. He was
a member of the Methodist church
-inct early manhoo,. anil livtd a tievoted
Christian life. Coming from ^
>ne of the pionter families of Clay vv
ounty, he was one of the section's T'
catling citizens. He was a charter
member of the Brasstowr. Masonic w
lodge, which organization was established
over 40 years agt.
It was largely through his inllu- n
ence ant! donations that tht John C.
Campbell Folk school at Bras-town !\
Besides his wife he is survived by :
five sons, Carl, of A-heville; \ ictor,
of Knoxville, Tenn.; and F. O-, J. E.
and Waldo, of Br-sstown; two
laughters, Mr.. John Deal and Mrs.
lames Caldwell, of Brasstown, and, .V
wo brothers, Thomas, of Canton, and G
Talley, of Hayesville. v
Offer Seed Loans
Again This Year ,
Emergency crop and led loan? are , c
eing made available to N.rth i arc-j
in?, farmers apain thi> year, accord- V
ing to information received by Dean >
O. Schaub. of State College.
These loans, handled through the e
Farm Credit Administration, are in- -J
:ended -for thost farmers who can-.
not obtain from other sources tht I1
loans or credit needed to buy seec.<
^wvdltvor and fted. | ^
' - - The
dean pointed out that the j _
loan.'- will be extended only to farmer?
who are either cooperating direct- J
ly with the crop adjustment programs
cr else are not planning to increase
their 1935 production in ar.y way
detrimental to the success of the pro-' J
Growers wishing to obtain loans
may file their applications with the 1
. ounty crop loan committees. Security
for the loans will consist ol a !
first lien on the crops to be raised or j c
the livestock to be fed. Dean Schaub;a
The maximum amount of in- individual
loan will be $500, and the v
minimum $10. Howevtr, no loan p
will be greater than the amount
actually needed to buy seed, ferti- p
lizer, or feed. ,j
The feed loans will be limited to t]
$10 a head per month for horses and i e
mules during the period when feed !
must be purchased. Likewise, the *
amount for other stock has been fixed
at $4.50 a head per month for cattle,
50 cents lor sheep, 35 cents for '
goats. $1 for hogs. \i
iTihose who borrow $10 cr Jess will y>
receive their loan in cr.e payment. c?
Farmers who get mere will receive n:
the money in several installments a- C
required to meet their expenses for ri
seed., feed, and fertilizer.