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\ ol. :>4 ? No. 4
Jc < OPY ? SI.50 PEK YEAR
FAIR TO BE HELD
ON OCTOBER 6-10
New Fair Building to be
Ready For Display of
The Fair Association of Cherokee
county today announced the date
for the fair this year, which will be
known as The Cherokee County Vic
tory Pair. The dates as announced
by the association will be October
6th-10th inclusive, unless the War
Department deems it best to dis
continue the fair for the welt&re of
the nation its its war efforts.
Bantly's Ail-American Shows liave
been engaged to show on the Mid
way. This show with 10 rides, 10
shows and over 50 concessions, com
bined with many local stands will
afford many attractions for the
thousands of people who each year
participate in and enjoy the county
The American Legion. 4-H chits
and other local civic organizations
are expected to participate in mak
ing the fair a success.
The Fair Association has shopes
that the new community building
will be completed in time for the
exhibits to be displayed here. The
new Fair building will have 6,000
feet of floor space, and will offer for
the first time plenty of room for the
display of natural resources, ladles'
handiwork, and a flower show. The
old building will be used for the dis
play of farm exhibits.
The Cherokee County Victory Fair
will be sponsored by the Fair Asso
ciation, with gate receipts being
used for the major portion of ex
penses. The County Victory Fair
is not sponsored by either the Coun
ty or the Town Of Murphy.
Funeral Is Conducted
For Robert Fleming
Robert Fleming, 72. died at his
home at Brasstown Saturday after
noon following an illness of three
months. Funeral services were held
Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock at
Green cove church with the Rev.
Ham Coffey officiating. Burial was
in the church cemetery.
Surviving are the widow: seven
daughers. Mrs. Fanny Taylor, Moun
tain City, Ga., Mrs. Lula Payne. Ball
Ground, Ga.; Mrs. Gertie Walker,
Fontana: Mrs. Emma Jones, Ashe
viile; Mrs. Amanda Greene. Brass
town: Mrs. Haggie Barker, Casa
Grande, Arizona, and Mrs. Ollie
Brown, of Asheville, and four sons,
Ben. Ed. Walter and Ranee of Brass
The pallbearers were: George
O'Neal. Jim Mason, Carl Caldwell,
Johnny Payne. Cline Anderson and
Two Dams In This Area
Get Finishing Touches
Finishing touches are now being
put on two TV A dams in this area.
The TV A information office has
announced that both the Chatuge
and Nottely dams are nearing com
pletion. They were started early last
Gartes at the Nottley dam. which
is located In north Georgia near the
Cherokee count? line, were closed
Chatuge dam Is near Hayesville In
The two are among *%he smaller
dams constructed by the TVA for
The TVA ?Jao disclose* that
Apalachla dam Is now about half
finished, with work going forward
art a rapid rate.
Married Men Are
Not To Be Exempt
Wayne Walker. secretary of thr j
Cherokee county drill board, states '
that a false impression has gotten
out that married men are exempt
from being drafted for military
service. The local board has been
advised by the State Selective
Service that their August .aid subse
quent calls be filled with marred
men if there are not sufficient single
Local Author's Work
Published In Important
Volume For Victory
Mr. John B Moore. 107 Valley
River Ave.. Murphy, is one of the
authors whose work is published in
"The Voice of Freedom", a 600- pane
book of poems and lyrics just pub
listed. This is a vo'ume which
speaks for all Americans, for all
freedom-loving people in this war
critis. As such it is a definite con
tribution to national morale and the
war effort. Through publication of
this book rrc.iy be found the sons of
victory for which tlio United Nations
have been waiting . . . Thousands of
authors located in every part of the
country competed for a place in this
volume. Many of these are writers
who have been published in other
important publications and maga
zines and some of them are authors
of books of their own. To have won
a place in this volume is therefore
an important literary achievement.
At a later date, a similar volume
may be prepared by the same pub
lishers. The Haven Press. 55 W.
42nd St., New York City, and writers
who are interested in competing for
a place in the new book are invited
to write to the publishers for a copy
of the rules of competition.
Mr. Moore, graduate of N. C.
schools, has been writing for ten
years; Is also a composer of music
and has had work published in two
National Poetry and Lyric antho
logies and in numerous newspapers.
He is author of published song,
"When It's Blossom Time in Ole
New Reference Books
At Public Library
The Murphy Carnegie Public Li
brary announces that they have re
ceived a number of new reference
books, which the public may have
for their inspection. These reference
books touch upon many subjects of
early America as well as present day
thesis. The list includes the follow
Early Architecture of North Caro
lina. by Johnston.
Photography and the American
Scene, by Taft.
Making an Etching, by West.
American Glass, by McKearin.
American Thesounus of Slang, by
American Motion and Slogans, by
Manual of Trees of North Amer
ica. by Sargent.
Complete Poctical Words, by
Who Was Who 1920-1940.
Early American Pottery and
China, by Spargo.
House and Garden's Complete
Guide to Interior Decoration, by
New Beauty Shop
Open# In Murphy
A new beauty shop has opened in
Murphy under the management of
Miss Dorothea Cluxton, who has re
cently come here from Knoxville,
where She successfully operated
beauty parlors for the past four
years. Miss Cluxton is featuring the
newest to hair styles.
The new parlor is located on the
Blue Ridge Road.
Is Given Rogers In
Death Of Child
Wise and Coleman Draw
Prison Terms On
Juege F Omakl Phillip?!, ppn.
sidtnp ovt: Ctvrokee County Su
perior court here last week imposed
a three- to llvt-.<w suspended
pn.*)n sentcnte on P'aiik Rog*-rs.
TV K worker, in the case in wt.ich
he .'haired with ttie deati of
tli? three-year-old son of Mr. and
Mrs Harley Worley of the Oak
Park section of tin- county in an
Besides the suspended sentence.
Rogers was ordered to J ray S7.S0 to
Mi. ant! Mr* WorVy. $M)0 in -.ish
to the clerk of the court and the
cost of the action and $12 per
month until the remainder is paid.
H< was also directed not to drive ;<
< a for three years
Amonn other c.ues heard were
tlM>se of Allen Wise and Julius Cole
mar.. who were charred with break
ing and entering and stealing two
automobile tires from the Dickey
Chevrolet company. Coleman was
also charged with assault with a
deadly weapon and dnvinn while
drunk. The cases against him were
consolidated lor trial and he re
ceived a sentence of three years,
with his driver's license revoked in
definitely. Wise was also convicted
of assault with a deadly weapon, for
which he received a sentence of one
year, and two years for breaking and
entering and larceny, making a com
bined sentence of three years.
The case of the state agains.
Ralph Ramsey, charged with man
slaughter i'n the death of Cecil
Jenkins as <A result of a collision of
their cars, was non suited upon mo
tion of attorneys for the defendant.
Charles Biggerstaff. Sylva, charg
ed with bigamy, entered a plea of
guilty as charged by bill of indict
ment, and was sentenced to State
Central Prison. Raleigh, for a term
of not less than four years and not
more than six at hard labor.
Numerous cases of driving while
drunk were tried, the majority of
whom were fined $50 and cost with
driver's license revoked for a period
of 12 months.
i Court was adjourned last Friday.
New Field Secretary
Of Farmers Federation
Farmers in the various Farmers
Federation counties will see a great
deal of this man in the future ? he
has been appointed Field Secretary
of that organization. He is A. C.
Reynolds Jr.. formerly principal of
the West Buncombe school, who Is
a member of the state legislature
and during the Summer has served
as head of the Farmers Federation
Training School. As Field Secretary
he will assist in all the Federation
programs, such as livestock, poultry
and wood products.
To Rank of Captain
lueut Jerry W;nslow */avidM>n,
Jr has been promouxi to the rank
of captain in the army air forces. j
According to word received by his
parents Mr and Mrs. J W. David
son of Murphy. Capt Davidson is
pilo: of a Flying Fortress, and is
attached to the 36th squadron, j
Capt. Davidson received his wings
and commission in the AAF at j
Earksdale Field Louisiana. on April |
WNC Baptist Sunday
School Convention At
The Western North Carolina As
sociatioi.al Baptist Sunday School
convention will meet with the
Peachtree BMpti^t church. Sunday
rjternoox. August 23. at 2:30 o'clock.
Frank Walsh, Assoc iational Sup
erintendent. will preside. Each Sun
day schuol in the association is urg
ed to send a large delegation to the
The following program will be
Devotional ?Miss Dale Sudderth.
Roll Call of Churches and Re
ports by J. V. Hall
Special Music? Directed by Victor
Discussion of 6 Point Record Sys
tem and its value to the Sunday
School, and to the Individual? K. L.
MuTkey anu Cyrus White.
Special Music ? By Peachtree
Inspirational Address ? Rev. Algie
War Ration Stamp No. 8
Good For 5 Pound Sugar
The local Ration Board announc
ed today that sugar certificates may
now be issued to institutional and
industrial users for the September
and October allotments.
The Board advises that Stamp No.
8 of War Ration Books is good for
five pounds of sugar and will be
valid between the dates of August
23 and October 31. Stamps Nos. 6
and 7. each currently good for two
pounds of sugar, expire August 22.
The Local Ration Board an
nounces ihat they have received a
supply of booklets for merchants,
supplement and digest of Bulletin
No. 2. General Maximum Price Reg
ulation. Price Bulletins Nos. 1 and 2,
and Price Folder No. 1-0437-1. The
Board advises that it is important
that these booklets reach the re
tailers as soon as possible and every
merchant is advised that he can re
ceive a copy of each of these book -
lets by calling for them.
Minister Endorse "Scrap
For Victory" Campaign
Full endorsement of the "Scrap
for Victory" campaign was received
today from the churches of Murphy.
The Reverend A. B. Cash, speaking
for his organization today approved t
the salvage campaign as a means of
bringing the war more quickly to a
"There will be no peace in the
world until the forces of evil are
overcome," Reverend Cash said.
"The increased material aid to our j
righting forces which will come as a
result of the scrap collection pro- 1
eram cannot fall to bring nearer the
day of victory, when the guns of war
may once again be hushed through
out the world." Mr. Cash Concluded.
Materials being collected by the
local Scrap Salvage Committee In
clude: iron and steel scrap, other
metals, rubber, rags, mantla rope, ?
burlap bags and -waste cooking fats. !
LOCAL BOARDS TO
USE MARRIED MEN
TO FILL QUOTAS
New Policy to Separate
Registrants Into Four
Stair Headquarters of Selective
Service has announced that all North
Carolina local boarc'- have been ad
vi* <1 ol the adopt".!! by Congre.-'. oi
a ;jolic;.- which provide. Mat regis
?rant" be sep-iateu in.'> rategoriei
and tha' all registrants ir ehch cat i
gory be selected for induct ton before
any registrant in the succeeding cate
gory is selected The four broad cate
gories are as follows:
CATEGORY ONE: Single men
with uo dependents.
CATEGORY TWO SinRje men
CATEGORY THREE Married
men wiio do not have children but
who maintain a bona fide relation
ship in their homes with their wives
provided marriage took place prior
to December 8 1941. and at a tune
when selection was not imminent
CATEGORY' TOUR Registrants
who with their wives and children,
or with their children alone, main
ain a bona fide family relationship
-i1 their homes . provided marriago
took place prior to December 8, 1941,
ind at a time when selection was not
Local boards in North Carolina
have all been advLsed that they
should fill their August and subse
quent calls in accordance with this
policy, if possible But the boards
have also been advised that the na
tional interest requires that all calls
t o meet the manpower requirements
ol' the armed forces must be filled
on schedule. If any 1 ocal board
doett not have a sufficient number
of single 1-A men available to fill
its can, it has been authorized to de
part from the genera! rule of prior
ity and use married men who ordi
narily might be expected to be in
category 3. if such departure is nec
essary to meet said call.
Tires And Tubes
The Cherokee County Ration
Board has certified the following as
eligible for tires, tubes, etc.. for
the period of August 8 to 15:
Passenger tires and lubes: Nan
tahala Power & Light Co., one tire:
Jack Churches, one tube: Roy I. Lee
two: Henry Corbishley. one.
Truck tires and tubes: Ralph
Adams, two tires: George Postell.
one tire: Cliff Radford, one tire:
Appalachian Veneer Co.. four tires:
Townson Funeral Home, four tires:
Olen Jones, one tire: Clyde Howell,
one tirp: Elbert Totherow. two tires:
R T. Sylvester, two tires: Roscor
Dockery. one tire: Cliff Radford,
two tubes: Appalachian Veneer Co..
two tubes: Vernon Pruett. two
tubes: Fred Barton, one tube: Clyde
Howell, two tubes.
Obsolete tires: F. E. Ellis, two:
Harve Rose, four: Frank Garrett,
Passenger retreads: Lush Pace,
one: Zodie Buntin. two; Lewis A.
Roberts, one: A J. Anderson, one:
Hiram C. ' ldwell. two: Sam Hutch
Truck treads: Joe Browning,
two; Cherokee County Board of
Education, three: Ralph Best, two:
J. Franklin Smith, one; E. S.
Burnett, one: Sam W. Jones, two:
James C. Morgan, one.
Wa*M motiey in wasted
lire*. Don't waste prerinua
Htm. Every dollar you e an
spare should hr used to buy
War Bonds, liny yonr ten
per rent every pay dny.