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VOL. 53. ? NO. 12.
WEEKLY NEWSPAPER IN WESTERN NORTH CAR OLINA. COVERING A LARGE AND POTEN
THE CHEROKEE SCOUT. MVRPIIY, NORTH CAROLINA IlintAY, OCTOBER 17. IM1.
60 NEW HOUSES TO BE BUILT BY 1. V. A.
AWARDS AT FAIH
277 Share Over $1,000;
Indian School Takes
Total Of 42 Prizes
Two hundred and seventy-seven
exhibitors in the Cherokee County
Fan sii ired more than $1,000 in cash
prr.vs. according to County
Quay Ketner. who started distribut
ing the cash awards last Saturday.
IT.-. Snowbird Indian School was
outst.mding in the number of prizes
won. Exhibits by the students took 2!
firsts and 21 seconds. Nobody else was
even close, although a number of in
dividual exhibitors won more than
ten prizes each.
Those who won more than four
prizes arc: Charles Hughes, Murphy,
Route 2, four prizes; Grover Ashe,
Murphy, Route 2, twelve: W. A.
Puett. four: E. T. Ashe. Murphy, nine:
Rum-. i Culver, Murphy, seven; Camp
fcc.l Folk School, Brjsstown, eleven;
J. N B. ll. Culberson, four; Lula Mills
Muri'. y, Rt. 3, ten; Mrs. Robert
H . Murphy, Rt. 2, ten;
M. A. R. Stalcup, Murphy. Rt. 2,
\.h J. R. Morgan, Copperhill,
*?.. L. King. Murphy, Rt. 3, four;
L. D. Jo::n.son, Hiwassee, Ga., four;
Lorcitu Ashe, Murphy. Rt. 3, four;
Mr J. N. Bell, Culberson, seven:
Mrs. Martha Burgess, Copperhill,
four. Mrs. N. W. Anderson, Suit, fix;
LawmiCi McNabb, Murphy. Rt. 2,
five; C. S. Freol, Andrews, ten;
Mrs. Geo. W. Keasler, Murphy, Rt.
2, four: Mrs. H. A. Hughes, Murphy,
Rt. 2, five; Mrs. R. H. Leatherwood,
Murphy, eight: Ronnie Trantham,
five; Blanche Henson, Murphy, Rt. 2,
four; Mrs. A. G. Smith, Murphy, Rt.
2, four; Bill Stiles, seven;
J. C. Townson, Murphy, five; John
Shields, Culberson, six; Mrs. Roy
Lee. Murphy, eleven; Mrs. Lizzie
Brown, Murphy. Rt. 2, six; Mrs. Clyde
McNabb, Murphy, Rt. 2. fourteen;
Mrs. J. w. Hatchett, Murphy, Rt. 2,
six: Lassie Davis, Murphy. Rt. 3.
thirteen; Hattie Kephart, Murphy,
Kt. 3. nine;
Mrs. John Donley, Murphy, four;
Wanda Kephart, Murphy. Rt. 3, eight;
Mrs. Bessie Wallace, Culberson,
four; Mrs. R. B. Ferguson, Murphy,
six; Mrs. E. W. McAfee, Murphy,
sixteen; NYA Project, Hiwassee. Ga.,
eight; Mrs. M. P. Whichard, Murphy,
Mrs. Christian Hyatt, Brasstown,
five; Mrs. A. J. Jones, Murphy, Rt. 3,
?Continued on Editorial Page)
Wrecked When Stalled
Bus Suddenly Starts
Tae Good Samaritan" efforts of
a?': Everhart to get the work-bus
' oe Browning started, resulted in
ne 1 *'<'k:ng of Everhart's car Satur
night. Browning says he intends
the wrecked car.
& '' accident occurred about half
Mm ? ri?m Andrews- near Webb's
. , e * which Browning uses
I workers to and from the Nan
Mcnl ^am stalled. and Everhart
lrl?l lo tow it.
befoT. ,niClC started so suddenly that
brait ' BrowhinK could apply the 1
?s 't had crashed into the rear
switJi automoblle. The latter side
th-TT * ^iegraph pole, and then left
a and plunged into a ravine.
totfT fenders protected the
the r, ii Car 'rom much damage in
'?he n sion' but the plunge down
ranne smashed In the front.
Btw, is a native of Canton.
1]W , "J, weU known In Andrews,
of ton., arl>le- The two are friends
Andrews Clamps Ban
On Beer And Ale Sales,
i Midnight To 5 A. M.
The Andrews Board clamped Uie
; lid down on all night drinking par
| l'cs' al 'Is meeting Monday niglit. Ii
j Put final approval on an ordinance
prohibiting the sale, or offer for sale
of beer, ale or any malt or spiritous
liquors between midnight and 5
' o'clock A. M.
Violation of the ordinance is pun
ishable by a fine of $25 and costs '
each offen: This im?
la tor who sold two ui mure Dottles
. of beer, separately, could be fined for
I cach sale.
i Mayor Heaton explained that the
! new ordinance does NOT require
. establishments with beer licenses to
| close at midnight; but merely bans
! the sale of alcoholic beverages.
Jack Herbert, Wife
And Friend Injured
As Car Is Wrecked
Jack Herbert, widely known Ai>
! drews business man suffered a frac
; tilled jaw, his wife. Mrs. Quay Her
bert, had three finger.s mashed from
l her left hand, and Paschal Palmer.
Andrews iron worker sustained a
broken left arm, damage to his right
1 eye, and numerous cuts alout the
j head and hands Sunday afternoon, in
? an automobile wreck just outside
The car, with Herbert at the wheel
' left the road on the first curve be
tween Hayesville and Murphy. It
j climbed part way up an embankment. ?
, and then toppled back to land on the i
| highway, bottom-side up. Mrs. Her- i
| bert's fingers were mashed almost ;
I completely off. tcing left hanging
' only by shreds of flesh. They were j
amputated at Petrie hospital where
all the wreck victims were taken.
"Jack just tried to take that cur^e
too fast," Palmer told the Scout !
"The car ran off the side of the road :
onto some loose dirt; then twisted)
back on some loose gravel, and then I
shot up the hill, and turned over." i
The car, which Herbert purchased
| only a few months ago, was a Mer- j
cury convertible, and because of the
, warm weather, it was being driven
with the top folded down. It was
towed back to the Reece garage,
where, the Journal was told, it was j
found to be "pretty badly wrecked." .
The accident occurred while Mr.
and Mrs. Herbert, with Palmer as j
their guest, were returning home from |
an outing to the observation tower, j
near Blue Ridge, Ga.
Tar Heels Win Banner
For Marine Recruiting
North Carolina won the champion- ?
ship recruiting United States Marines '
in the eleven State Southern Re
cruiting Division for September. They
took the championship from Texas '
The Marines, who dwindled to 17.
000 in 1939; now have passed 60.000 ?
officers and men and are heading j
for the 100,000-mark. Men from 1" j
to 30, without dependents, and with j
a seventh-grade education can en- ,
list In the reserves, "for the dura
Writer To Broadcast
About County Sunday
The scenic beauties and business
opportunities of Cherokee County
will be broadcast over the radio Sun
day morning, Oct. 19. from Raleigh.
The broadcast will be made by
Carl Goerch, Editor of The State
Magazine, who made a special trip
here recently, to get the data.
FOR NOV. 3 TERM;
fit MEN LISTED
186 Criminal Cases On
Docket, But Majority
Of Them Are Minor
TS(l' o venires, totaling 64 men have
be' it# j .ry service in the
term of Circuit court, which
convenes in Murphy November 3.
Forty-two jurors have been drawn to
?serve Uie first week and 24 for the j
The criminal docket may prevent 1
any civil cases being reached during i
the coming term, with the possible i
exception of a few uncontested di- '
vorca cases. V.' Inch require only a few
minutes to dispose of. There are 186
criminal cases pending; several of
them continuid from other terms;
some of them many months old.
With tlie exception of a manslaugh
ter case growing out of an automo
bile crash, months ago, the majority
of the alleged offenses deal with vio
lation of the prohibition law, and
drunken driving. There art a few
cases of assault, and two cases of se
Tnlrtecn of the prospective jurors
for the first week are from Murphy;
eight from Andrews and lour from
Marble. The others are from various
towns throughout the county. The list
for the first week follows;
Everett Martin, Murphy; Edgar
Shields, Culberson; Stanley Clayton.
Marble; Chess Pullium, Andrews; M.
W. Matins, Andrews; J. G. Wllitc
inore. Murphy; T. H. Chastain, Cul
berson; Wayne J. Edwards. Marble;
Wallace Barker. Andrews; P. M Rea
gan. Andrews; Arvile Williamson, Oak
James Roberts. Unaka; Homer
Lunsford. Andrews; Lester Ledford,
Patrick; Walter S. McHan. Culber
son; E. M. Davis. Andrews; Bob Brad
ley, Andrews; J. M. Moss, Marble;
W. M. Sneed, Murphy; W. P. Elliott,
Murphy; Edward Pipes, Murphy; Jeff
E. Klophart, Murphy;
H. L. Kisselberg. Culberson; NoaJi i
H. Hembree, Murphy; Guy Hickey,
Vests; M. F. Farmer, Murphy; L. H.
Weaver, Murphy; Lum A. McClure,
Murphy; Wesley Keenum, Suit; Sam
Craig. Marble; Tom Terrell, Murphy;
J. Bunyan Moore. Murphy; Guy
Jones, Turtletown Rt.
A. C. Raper. Murphy; K. F. Wal
lace, Culberson; James Raper, Oak
Park; Charlie McDonald, Grandview;
R. F. Roberts, Murphy; J. W. Led
ford. Turtletown Rt.; E. E. Davis,
Grandview; Edgar Taylor, Letitia;
and L. L. Bryson, Andrews.
Jurors drawn for the second week
include four each from Murphy and j
Andrews, three from Marble and the
rest front scattered communities.
E. L. Townson, Murphy; Arthur
Roberson. Andrews; Fred Jones, Pos
tell: J. D. Holloway. Andrews; Edwin
J. Elch, Marble: Arthur Loudermilk,
Murphy; Earl Patterson. Suit; John!
(Continued On Back Pace)
Food Will Win the War
And Write the Peace
If every farmer will grow Ills
own food and feed in 1D42. he will
not have to buy as much, and more
will be available to strengthen
| America's defense forces, and the
| Annies of our friends across the
Prepare to do your part in the
"Food for Freedom" campaign.
Ask your County Agent how you
can help, and be ready to pledge
your support when your AAA com
mitteeman comes to call.
100 Trailers Alio Due
To Relieve Housing
Boy Struck By Car
Near Marble Dies;
Thirteen year old Jack Kilpatrick.
of Marble, died Wednesday night
from injuries received when he was
struck by an automobile near his
home. Monday afternoon. The car
was driven by Wade Derreberry. who .
brought tlie boy to Petrie Hospital.
Funeral services have not yet been !
completed, but prob.tbly will be held '
Sunday from tne residence of the
parents. Mr. and Mrs. R T. Kilpat
rick. in Marbli Tlie exact day and
time depends on the arrival of one
of the dead boy s brothers, who is in
the U. S. Nuvv. Seven other brothers'
?nd sisters also survive.
Young Kilpatruk suffered a frac- j
lured skull, a broken shoulder, and
internal injuries. Although lie clung i
to life for more than two days, he'
uffered little pain, being uncon
^v"iou.s most of tiit* time?.
The boy was struck while on his I
way honii from school, in Andrews.;
He is .said to have left the school busj
to ride on a wagon. Reaching a point :
01 the highway that was near his
home, iie is said to have jumped off
tlie wanou, anJ u> liave stepped di
iectly 111 front of tlie approaching
Rites Held On Monday
For Wm. P. Phillips, 63,
Heart Attack Victim
Funeral services were held at the
local funeral home at 2:30 o'clock
Monday afternoon for William P.
Phillips, who died of a heart attack
at the home of hiss father at eight
o'clock Sunday morning. He was 65
years of age, and lived his entire life
in this community. He was unmarried
and lived with his sister, Mrs. Roy
Surviving are his father, Craig
Phillips', four sisters. Mrs. W. L.
Cravvford. Mrs. James Collett, Mrs.
B. P. Crawford. Mrs. Roy Williams;
and a brother, Thomas, all of An
drews, and another brother, Dock A.
Phillips, of Kings Mountain. N. C.
Rev, G. N. Dulin, pastor of the First !
Methodist Church, and the Rev. E. F.
Baker, pastor of the First Baptist
Church, officiated, and Ivie Funeral
Directors, of Murphy, were in charge
of funeral arrangements.
Interment was In the Andrews!
Pallbearers were John Tatiiam. Bob)
Cooper. Cliff Slagcl, G. W. McKeJdry.)
Jack Stribling and Harve Mulkey. |
Mrs. Susan A. Cornwelli
Buried At Hangingdog
Funeral services were held at the
Hangingdog Church. Oct. 8. for Mrs.
Susan Ann Cornwell. aged 87, who
died at her home on Martin's Creek.
Oct. 7, from pneumonia. The Rev.
John Mulkey officiated, and burial
was in the church cemetery, with
Townson Funeral Home in charge.
Grandsons served as pallbearers
and grand daughters were flower
Mrs. Cornwell is survived by two
sons W. H. and J. R.. both of Murphy
and five daughters. The latter are:
Miss Rinda Cornwell. Murphy: Mrs.
W. B. Palmer. Regal: Mrs. Sam
Graves. Murphy, Rt.. 3: Mrs. S. H.
Graves, Sampton. Ky.; and Mrs. R.
H Stewart, Murphy.
Homes Will Be Finished
Ai Rate Of 3 Per Day,
Tcwn Clerk Is Told
A qui. k and sharp tumble 111 rents
in and around Murphy was foiseen
following word Ironi Knoxville tliat
100 big trailers will be here lor use
of TVA workers within a week, and
that 60 new houses wili be construct
ed next month. Work is expected to
start about Nov. 15. and finished dur
ing the lirst week in December.
All of the houses and fifty of tilt
trailers will be located on TVA lan;;
along tile Hiwa-v.ee River, just belc
the town, according to the message
which was phoned to Town Cleric
"Eph" Christopher. Where the other
fifty trailers will be parked lias not
been dt Mutely decided. They may be
placed on TVA property, oi land
may Ix ? nted for them.
The it> w.n came u> Mr. Christopher
over lotiu di-uiici . with a prominent
TVA i Uicial oil the Knoxville end
of the '.inc.
The proposed iiuuses, Mi. Christo
plier was told, can be unit complete
ly at i ie rate ol three pel day. They
are fabricated, and will t? snipped
here in sections which need only to
be fitlid together.
As last as they are erected, a big
crew ( l TVA electrical workers and
plumbers will begin interior installa
tions. and every one of t ie sixty
houses is expected to be occupied
within the next tnirty days.
A huge bath-house is to be built
to service the trailers. Water also will
be piped into them, individually.
News of the proposed new quarter;,
necessitated a hurried trip to Atlanta
by Tcwn Clerk Christopher, to get
more meters. He got them, and says
the town is "ready for whatever
Clubs Map Plans For
Big Achievement Day
Home 1 demonstration Clubs are
studying table setting and service.
Much interest is shown because, in
December, the clubs will complete
a two years' food study.
To celebrate, every club will serve
a "Christmas dinner" sometime dur
ing the next month.
Meanwhile the clubs are looking
forward to their "Achievement Day'^
on Saturday, November 15. On that
day, honors will be awarded to out
standing club women during the past
year. Also exhibits will be made of
handiwork, crafts, canned goods, and
Mi Alline Kichardsen King, in
chart e of the work says its women
have made excellent progress during
the year and arc expected to have an
outst mding day.
Following is the schedule of meet
ings for the remainder of October.
The hours arc all Eastern Standard
Thursday, 16 ? Toinotla (Mrs. John
Keener) at 1:30: Friday. 17 ? Mar
tin's Creek (Mrs. Fred Coleman) at
1:30: Monday. 20 ? Ranger (Mrs.
Pascil Hughes" at 1:30: Tuesday. 21
? Beaver Dam (Mrs. Pauline Farm
er) at. 2:30:
Wednesday. 22- Andrews (Mrs.
Earl Orr) at 2:00: Thursday. 23 ?
Peac'nlree (Mrs. .Julia Wells) at 1 :30:
Friday. 24? Wolf Creek (Mrs. Cecil
Clor. at 2:00: Monday. 27? Marble
? Mr Olsen Hall) at 2:00.