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Vol. IIL.?No. 9.
ADDRESS TO BE
Large Crowd Expected
To Be Present At Court
House Friday Night
A large attendance is anticipated
at. the i<uirt house in Murphy Friday
h: where Senator Josiah William
Bailey is scheduled to speak at T :.'}0
o'clw, k (CST), according to Democratic
leaders who are planning the
The senior North Carolina senator,
renominated for the post on the
D-mocratic ticket July 4, is including
Cherokee county in his itinerary
ef speaking dates in Western North
Carolina during an extended visit in
this section this week.
Monday Mr. Bailey came to Asheville
ami the next day he began his
. i>ii which included practically every
ection in the mountain counties and
the Croat Smoky Mountains National
Tuesday a reception was held for
him at the Junaluska Terrace in Andrews
which was attended by a number
of Murphy citizens. That night
he returned to Bryson City where
l.?- fulfilled a speaking date here.
Much enthusiasm over his address
here has been manifest by represen
Statives of both political parties largely
because of his championship in behalf
of the building of the Hiawassee
Although not a newcomer to Western
North Carolina Mr. Bailey has
expressed himself on several occasions
as being delighted with the
wonders of fehei mountain area of the
Will Speak On
Cullowhee, Sept. 28,?Mrs. H. T.
Hunter of Cullowhee, president of
district No. 1 of the North Carolina
Federation of Woman's Clubs, will
preside in the district meeting to be
held in Sylva, Saturday, October 3.
The speakers who will bring
greetings from their departments
are: Mrs. John D. Robinson, of Wallace,
second vice-president and secretary
of districts; Mrs. Hurley Reno
of Canton, chairman of home demonstration
clubs; and Mrs. C. W.
Savage of Murphy, contact chairman
for the general federation.
The business meeting will be held
in the auditorium of the Sylva Methodist
church at 10: <0 Saturday morning.
Lunch will be served by the
Sylva Junior Study club and the
twentieth Century Club in the new
COmmunitv club hr?nc??
Invited guests are: Mrs. R. H.
La than*. Asheville, general federation
?. rector and past president of
the State Fed ration; Mr-. E. L.
McKee, of Sylva. past president of
the State federation; Mrs. Elizabeth
Morriss, of Raleigh, State director of
the educational program of the
Work.. Prog.ess Administration; and
Mrs. ,T. M. Day, supervisor of the
eighth district of the Works Progress
Administration who will represeret i
Mrs. P'.izabeth Mi toss. j
Previous t.. ihe district meeting in j
Sylva. Mr . Hunter will attend the
count-' rc-tirg of the North Carolina
Federation of Women's clubs to ;
be he..; at Montreal, Assembly Inn.
Septen;her 3tMOctober 1, at which]
time:-. H. M. Potent, of Wake
Forest College, will address the group
on 'Education fcr Living."
AUDIT TOWN BOOKS
M. Bowman Henderson and M. B.
fcwan, both of Asheville, were in Murphy
this week auditing the town
books. Mr. .Swan is also including the
hoik School in his intenerary.
TRUCK BURNS UP
A new truck belonging to Harve
Larringer was burned up on Morgan ,
"ill Monday nigt. It is said to be a j
eekly Neicspapcr m Wcstern North f i
Will Pay Premiums
There's about $1200 in cash
money to be turned lose at the i
county agent's office in the court |
house at Murphy Friday and Sat- i
The sum is limited to its earners,
however, and about 300 prize
winners at the fair held here last
i week will collect their premiums |
cn those two days.
Mr. Ketner urges all persons
who won prizes to call at his of- j
fice for them on either of the two
dates in order to avoid confusion.
He also requests that all exhibits
collected by mistake be
brought in and returned to right|
Hold Meetings ;
All Over County j
Seeking to perfect their organiza
tior. insure another victory in the
elections this- fall, the Republicans
of Cherokee county this week arranged
a program of sneaking dates that
will carry them into every community
of the county.
A schedule of the county-wide
series is carried in an advertisement s
in this issue of the Scout. <
Local and out-of-county speakers
have been contacted to conduct the ?
meeting*, Republican ofli.ials have 1
The series of rallies will be start- l
ed at the Wolf Creek school house
Tuesday night and will be continued >
on through the month almost night- <
Land In Graham Is
Condemned For TVA
Condemnation proceedings for a
strip of land 150 feet wide extending I
along the Santeetlah-Fowler Bend I
dam transmission line on the proper- '
ty of f. F. Denton in Graham county
was begun by the United States
I for the TVA in the United Star* - district
court at Asheville Wednesday,
Sept, 23. it was learned here Tuesday.
Named in the petition for appearance
at the district court of which
| Hon. E. Y. Webb is judge, on or be
fore No\. 23 are: Denton, Leonard
I Waldo, Ada 1*. Waldo, Sadie J. Walj
do, May Waldo Hipkiss., Frederick J.
I Waldo, George T. Mi 11.saps and un- | ,
| known claimants. j ,
Lose Home In Fire;
Family In Dire Need !
The home and all the furnishings
of Mrs. Mary Welch, of Marble, was j
destroyed by fire last Wednesday ,
nignt leaving a total loss of everything
in it. t
Contributions of cash, household (
goods or clothing are being asked by t
friends of the family and will be
greatfuliy appreciated. Donors may t
leave their contributions either at the t
home of Edwin Welch or at B. L. t
Padgett's store in Murphy. r
Young Democrats <
Meet At Peach tree
I Dr. Kelly Bennett, Bryson City
J druggist, was the principal speaker at
! a meeting of the Young Democratic
i club of Cherokee county at the
; Peachtree school house Tuesday
I night. Dr. Bennett is the Democra\
tic nominee for state senator from
i this district.
I Other speakers on the program
were: Harry P. Cooper, Democratic
candidate for Representative; Bass
Padgett, Democratic candidate for
register of deeds, and Harlan Enioe,
A business meeting was also held
at which time Paul Sudderth was
named chairman of the organization
in the Peachtree community. Frank
Forsyth, chairman of the group, presided
over the meeting.
The next meeting jn the series of
county '.vide appearances of the club
will be held at Topton Tuesday night,
rolina. Covering a Large and Pole Ui
irphy, N. C. Thursday, Q<
Exposition Said To Be
The Finest One Ever
Setting a nuv/ record of attend- )
ance at any event ever held in ('hero- j
kee county, between 15.000 and 1S,- j
000 people vere turned through the ;
pate- the Cherokee county fai:
held here five days last week.
Officials were not able to state the
exact number that attended the fair '
nu*. pate collections indicated +hp*
about ^00u had esvieieu i-.it- ;
grounds Friday and Saturday. The !
crowd there Friday night is -aid to
he the largest ever seen in Cherokee
Principally under the direction of j I
county agent A. Q. Ketner and hi- "
assistant, K. It Wooten. more and
r otter exhibits were made than has
been known drrin?; the previous 11
Six hundred and seventeen individuals
registered some 3000 exhibits
in the different <
i?f home, garden and farm products. P
There were Mo first prizes, MO sec- c
r>n<l prizes. 10 third and fourth prizes s
and two fifth to tenth prizes amount- '
ing to approximately $1200. '
Mr. Ketner . aid the quality of tin* E
x hi bits this year outranked any previous
displays, and that competition
was closer than it ever had bet n be- ^
This week tabulations were being -v
made of the winners and the judge's
decisions. Payment of prizes will be n
made at the county agent's office in n
the court house Friday and Saturday,
Mr. Ketner has announced.
First prize of $25 in the general
farm exhibt went to Mrs. Ed Mease,
:?f Ha.vesville, second prize to the
lohn C. Campbell Folk school, third
prize to Mr. Hilary Hampton and m
fourth prize to Mr. John Deal, of ti
Two calves given by the fair a.-- j (Continued
on back page)
Fund Claim To
Board Saturday ..
? ' ' a
Cherokee County's claim for $850,[)00
road refund was placed before M
the state's appointed board of in- ;
vestigation and adjustment as they
*ai in session at Ashe\ille Saturday *
n county auorncy. ^
ind \V. A. Adams, chairman of the i
joard of county commissioners.
The adjustment board was sanctoned
and approved at the last ses- j
don of the general assembly to investigate
refunds to 70 counties of
he state, including Cherokee, for
rounty roads taken over by the state I
ip to 1029. j
Mr. Witherspoon said upon his re- [ t j
urn that the board would discuss
he percentage of rebate to the counies
and make their report at the next * '
PAID POLITICAL F
With the biannual fall elections
less than six weeks off, a number O*
of paid political advertisements are 13
being carried in this issue of the dli
Candidates for office who arc
seeking a reasonable means of car- on
rying their platforms and their j Wl
messages to the public at large in | pa
this county, can find no more eco- th
nomical means than through the |
Fages of the Scout for it goes into | .-"U
every home of means in the coun- , a
ty and is read with interest by ap- j
proximately 7500 voters.
Paid political advertising has 1
long been considered the most ef- j
fective means of calling the atten- j
tion of opposite political factions. (
They read when they won't cosne \\!
to hear. KTJ
ally Rich Territory in This State
:t. 1, 1936. t
fVA Gives Contract
To Photograph Basin
Contract has brrn awardt-d by
the Tennessee Valley Authority to
the Aero Service Corporation of
Philadelphia. Pa., for the photographing
from the air of 3,000 _
square miles of territory in the 1
upper Hiawassec river dr?iina?c
l-asir in southwestern North Carolina.
Tiio negatives made from these
flights v* ill he used in preparing
topct rtjrhic maps of the region. \
The services involved in the contract
are valued at approximately :
One airplane and two operators
will be used, and about > ,CC0 pic- ]
tures taken. The plane will fly
at an average altitude of 20.000 t
feet, and each print will cover ap- I .
proximately three square miles of
Be Here Soor
A group of national Democratic ^
in irr?? .? - * *
hkSRs iiii' vii ui'CK Ter If!.a- ^
ive speaking date? hero before the
November elections. Mi.-- Sara Rath
'osey. vice-chairman of the Young <.
democratic party of Cherokee coun- ^
y, said Tuesday.
Anmng them are junior Senator ; ^
Loberl Reynolds, Congressman Zebu- ^
>n Weaver and Dilworth Cocke, of ; ^
.shcville, district chairman of the j '
oung Democratic organization.
Mi.-- Posey said definite arrange- ^
lents r their appearance here had t
ot been set. 1 j
Treat Small Grain
For Smut Control
Al? small grain crops in the : oun- ,,
Id be treated foi smut con- i p
rol at lis time, K. B. Wooten, as- I
: n>k< r county agellt. ii.i- *
imon mixture "! bichl >riue of 1
. y and i ither tapper - ilphate ;
i i,est :.e) er v 'erason can be used I
f i i'v- ly. he declared. 1 nforma- j
:. as : the proportion and amount I
f hi- mixture can be had at the
ji.nty agent's office.
It. . ig this combination of ma-l
iai.-. Woolen said, effective eon- 51
o! e had at a nominal cost of r
bout *. vo or t: ree cents per bushel.
In instances, he added, treat- :
ig t . control will mean a five > 1
ushel rcase for the farmer. v
o I 1
Confer At Dam Site I .i
A large group of consulting engint-rs
ami other TV A officials hold a ^
anference here during the past week v'
nd Tuesday visited the dam site. v
Among those of the consulting "
r.gineering staff stopping here were. 1J
antes S. Bowman, Evans Dunn, Ar- v
tur S -hweier and R. A. Kampmeir, !"
11 f Knoxville, Louis E. Oyres. of 5
:.n Arh r, Mich., W. F. Uhl. of Bos- c'
-r., Ma>s., and I>r. Charles E. Wad- a
t-II and John B. Hutchings, Jr., both ^
'. R. 3eal Awarded j 'J
Radio Saturday Night ^
Mr. Ralph Bi-al, esteemed citizen ^
Murphy, was awarded the $100 *v
dio given by the Cherokee Scout
iring a subscription campaign at *4'
c- fair last week. m
The beautiful Stewart-Warren m
ctrical set, given in cooperation -;i
h the Southern States Power com- S .
y was given away Saturday night.
i a-t night of the fair.
With several hundred now subrib'is
on the Scout's mailing list
wider circulation than ever before
afforded the publication.
MLPARTICK FAMILY MOVED
Prof. N. O. Kilpatric-k and family
ve moved to Morganton, X. C.. ' "
iere he has accepted a p- - i< n as r 1
peristendent of the school there.
LAW IS UPHELD
LS COURT ACTION
vepub icars L o C :vy
Luu bo United States
T1- S-ij at Raleigh
. <c.ny i -5 ri^ht to divide
: ki > l*-.t three districts
tr. - f . ;a county
n.issio* : . h t
The move. v. h . w:.s pa-srd It: the
a-: sv.-.- io: ' - . l 1 . . j-: ;u>
. a y ft- ur*- at: uarty
wo out "j #*inas
two of the <:>-. i: rmal
!> iticSr - .
A storm < ; t. W.-i : >11 owed on
.< - VYi1 . . bert,
'i. I.. and
:l r* . - >t the
lection - i a:.. . .. . county
: July 20 wi.u : tin y alleged the
aw was ""T:' itut lonaP*.
W. A. Ada re- . chairman of the
ounty hoard of < ommissioners, said
Yednesday that tin "fight would be
arried all the way" :cid that it would
>e taken t the United States Supeme
court. Mr. Adams was in Asheil!e
last Wednesday when the state
lllircnu- coll! t rninii- U'iiw Miiw.tiw.
Wher the Hepuhli: an group filt-d
heir charge against the county
loard of elections at Waynesville,
ulv 20. Judge W. F. Harding vacatd
their restraining order and sustained
a demurrer which the elecions
board composed of Josh Johnon,
\V. K. Dockery and W. P. Odom
iled on the grounds that the legisature
had a right to enact the law.
At the Waynesvilh hearing the
laintiffs were represented by Edwards
and Leathern nod. Jaw firm of
try .-on City, and the defendants were
('presented by J. D. Mallonee, Murhy
Gets U.S. Aid
Washington. Sep*. 16.?Encourgcrsent
in his efforts to have the river
oad from Park-ville. Polk county
o Ducktown surfaced, thu* eonnectng
with the projected TV A to
he lliawassee dam at Turtletown,
ra.- given Congressman Sam D. Mcteyiiolds
today when he raped at the
ureau of public roads and the works
m ouiiiai.Mitiuun or. mis 3U I'Ct.
The roadway between thes* two
owns is gravel. (\ ngressiihan MeReynolds
seeks lo have it covered
,'ith eight inche.- of crushed storu
k'ith a topping of asphalt. W. I\ A.
fficials promised to supply the labor
f state and federal highway ff. .ais
rould consent to do their y:.rt. Bueau
of public road officials < :t tc-M
he congressman today : vv< uh!
onsent if state ef:'icials. ' yl.w.v
<1 WPA joined forces a*. , --.e dared
le twenty-two-mile sFvt .. r--... .
udge McReynolds will !;.> j-j thubject
with the state ! .v
ials and with Coi Ihiy Wi* *
dministrator, on his re*; to t'i . *
tnooga next week.
Congressman > 11--y- ?
"ashing:- n * x _ n
>ing to New Y- h F- : r t ,.j
rence with .Ta:r? - A. : . y. <hn:r
an of the derm : n* : nl ? ? ;.
irdir.g the Tcnr.rse
BOY SCOUT NEWS
T: ?;? X . 1 f M-jrphy Boy
' ;:*.> i. their \v-< ~:'y m^etirg
o-.-oav night, i '. -.t of
C Meth ">(! ,;t r : h ; 7 o'clock.
boyi : .iiv* .i ; .;h ! for twi>
with a Co-* .p Kb I. An ann:uvmert
v.*us nu.de fcr a football
">e S.:tu:i!ay at JC.r.O o'clock.
?Joseph Simons, scribe.