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VOL. 54. ? No. 14
M* RP1Y NORTH CAROLINA TBI RSUAY. (MTORKR IS. ,M
V COPY ? ll.M I'KK YEAR
A TIME TO RELAX
These children look forward to "Penny Milk oecau*e ii m?m A
time to relax, as well as to drink a cool, refreshing half pint of milk
which, in time, shows its effects in better health. Tlie children in the
schools cooperating pay a penny a half pint, and the Agricultural
Marketing Administration of the United States Department, of Agri
culture pays the farmers" price for the milk. Some schools in Chero
kee and Gralnam counties are cooperating, and it is desired that
every school share in this program. Mrs. Beryle Witt, unit supervisor
for Cherokee and Graham for the W. P. A. feeding program, requests
that those interested get in touch with her or the superintendent of
schools. Robblnsville school is giving milk free to all school pupils.
Sponsors for other schools are wanted.
Farm Men, Women to Have [ j
Achie^ementJDay On Nov. 14
Miss Anna Rowe
And F. R. Farnham
Miss Anna C. Rowe, Western dis
trict agent, and F. R Farnham. ex
tension dairyman and acting dis
trict farm agent, will be the special
guest speakers at the annual fall
achievement day program to be held
by home demonstration clubs of
Cherokee county on Saturday, Nov.
14. This meeting will be held joint
ly with the men of the county. It
will be in the WPA lunchroom of
The program will begin at 9:30 in
the morning <CWT> . Mrs. P. A.
Arwood, president of the county
council, will preside. "America" will
be used as the opening son, with
Mrs. Bill HatcheCt. county song
leader, as chorister. Following the
collect and invooa tion. the welcome j
and purpose of the meeting will be !
given by Mrs. P. A. Arwood. Reports :
will be given by the council secre- 1
tary. Mrs. Victor West.. Report of
demonstration farmers will then be
given. Reports also will be given on
marketing and the scrap campaign. f
Awards for perfect attendance,
those missing only one meeting, and '
those having special attendance I
records will be made. The club hav- '
ing the largest attendance will be |
given a prize.
"God Bless America" will be sung, |
following which the two guest
speakers will make addresses. Lunch
will be served by the club women at
12 o'clock noon.
Motors Wanted By
Allen Lovingood states that the
armed forces are in urgent need of
Fvinrude Speeditwin motors. The
War department appeals to all own
ers of motors in this horsepower
range for assistance. It is requested
that a large quantity of used motors
be located and owners asked to sell
them to the Government for use in
Dog Saves Wallet
A little street dog won a warm
place in Allen H. Davis' affec
tions last week. The doc's name
is unknown, but his deed
brought him wide acclaim. W.
H. Murray saw the canine run
ning down the street with a bill
fold in his mouth. He overtook
him and relieved him of the
wallet, which contained S60 in
cash. Davis' registration card
I identified the owner, and Mr.
Murray turned the cash over to
the sheriff for delivery to him.
Mr. Murray was rewarded with
a nice gift.
Grow From Woods
To Leading Town
Andy Big Meat, known by most
white folks as "Nicodemus". who
lives on Cherokee Indian bad land,
a: Webb's mill, nea:1 Andrews, paid
a visit to the Scout office Monday.
Ninety-two years old. Nicodemus is
distinguished among his race and
thought highly of by the white peo
ple in the county. He lives alone in
a cottage in the woods and raises
most of his food. He mows lawns and
does odd jobs in Andrews for his
spending money. He said that he
remembers when Andrews was noth
Ing but forest, and there was no road .
through the site. It has been his |
privilege through the years to watch
the growth of the town and see it,
become one of the most progressive |
Itv this wt ?
Eddie Marlor. five - months-old
twin ?f Mr. and Mrs. Paul Marlor.
died Saturday afternon at a local
hospital. The body was taken to
Bumsville. Miss., for interment. He
is survived by his paren's and tw;:-.
Rapid Fire Campaign Nears'gEnd^ As
VotersSGo To Polls Next Tuesday
G. W. Candler, Prominent Murphy
Merchant, Dies After Short Illness
G W. Candler, 75. prominent
Murphy merchant, died early Mon
day morning alter a two week's ill
ness. in Anderson county hospital
Anderson. S. C. Funeral .services
were conducted Tuesday afternoon
at 2 o'clock in Murphy Presbyterian
church, of which he was a member.
The pastor, the Rev. H. L. Paisley,
officiated, and he was assisted by
the Rev. C. B Newton, pastor of
Murphy Methodist church, and the
Re\ A. B. Cash, pastor of First
Mr. Candler ums striken with an
of coronary thrombosis two
weeks ago when lie and his wife
were on a visit to their daughter,
Mrs. H. G. McBrayer, in Anderson.
He remained in the hospital there
until his death.
The body lay in state at the
flower-flanked altar of the church
for an hour before the service. Ivie
Funeral home was in charge. Inter- 1
mint was in Sunset cemetery.
Active pallbearers were: Frank
Ellis, Harry Bishop, Wade Massey,
Frank Forsyth, John Davidson. Dr.
W. A. Hoover.. Walter Mauney. Rae
Moore, and H. A. Mattox.
Honorary pallbearers were: M. W.
Bell. L. E Bayless. Dr. J. W. Thomp
son. E B. Norvell. C. W. Savage.
Dr. S. C. Heighway. J. B. Gray,
Hadley Dickey. Fred Johnson. Fred
Christopher. R. H. Foard. H.
Bui-ck. John Donley, R E Barley,
Lawrence Hall. Jolin Keener. J. W.
Bailey, E C. Moore. Neil Davidson.
Noah Lovmgoud. Sheridan Dickey.
E. E Stiles. R C. Maltox. Dave
Carringer. Jerry Davidson W P.
Odom. Dr. R S. Parker. W. W
Hyde. W P Payne, John Axley. T.
A. Case. Dr Harry Miller. Dr. B. j
W Whitfield. Dr F V Taylor. R \
G. Alexander, and J A Richard- 1
Bom in Webster. Jackson county. !
June 1. 1 H69, he was the son of Dr.
J M . and Mary Mahoney Candler
He was married to Miss Annie Ab
bott. of Murphy. May 3. 1893. He
was in the railroad mail service for
more than 18 years. He came to
Murphy from Atlanta 38 years ago
and had been engaged in the mer
cantile business here since. He was
a deacon of his church for a num
ber of years.
Surviving are the widow; three
daughters. Mrs. H. G McBrayer, of
Anderson. Mrs. Dale Lee, of Mur
phy. and Mrs James B. Ward, of
Lenoir City. Tenn.: three grand
children. Mrs. James Ariail. of
Spartanburg. H. G. McBrayer, jr..
of New Rivers, and Mrs. William
Bayne, of Knoxville: two great
grandchildren and three brothers.
Dr. C. Z Candler, of Sylva. J. M.
Candler, of Hickory, and Atty.
Herschel M. Candler, of Athens,
Inspection Of Tires At Regular
Intervals Becomes Law On December 1
Between December 1, 1942, and
January 31, 1943, the tires on every
passenger car must be inspected
by an authorized OPA inspector.
: Beginning February 1. 1943. ever:.'
i passenger car owner will be required
i to have his tires inspected period
ically by such an inspector as fol
; All holders of a basic "A" or D"
mileage book ? every four months,
j with inspection;, at least 60 days
) All holders of a "B". "C". or Sup- j
| plemcntjl "D" mileage book ? every |
! ;wc months, with inspections at I
least 30 days apart.
Effective November 15. all com- '
mercial vehicles mast be inspected
every 60 days or every 5.000 miles.!
whichever occurs sooner, and on I
and after said date every com- i
mercial motor vehicle operator wiil |
b< required to hold a Certificate of !
War Necessity from the Office ol !
Defense Transportation for each
commercial vehicle he operates.
If no tires are removed from the
wheel or rim. a nominal fee. not in
excess it 25c per vehicle, may be
charted b.v the inspector for the
If a tire is demounted lor the
purpose of inspection, the following
fee:, in addition to the above, may
Passenger motor vehicle tires, each
I Small truck tires <7.50x20 or
I .'mailer), each 75c.
Large truck tires 'larger than
7.50x20'. each $1.
Additional charge for removing
inside dual truck tires 'larger than
The inspector is to give the ve
hicle owner efficient and courteous
x. ' or <er' ice and assict him in
very way possible lo keep his tires'
and tubes in serviceable condition,
as vehicles must be maintained in
service with the greatest possible
I conservation of rubber.
Inspection stations are to be .
identified by number and location, j
and a list of all inspectors and in- 1
spection stations serving this juris
i diction is to be posted in the office
of the local board.
Any violation of the Tire Ration
ing Regulations by an inspector or j
by an inspection station will be
do 1: with* promptly. Careless or dis
' honest inspection or collusion be
tween an inspector and a vehicle
owner, after two warnings, will be
cause for withdrawal of the .station's
official inspection authority.
Interest Is Centered
Around Sheriff Race
Local politician.-, this week liter
ally bore down in their efforts to
solicit potential voting power that
will come forth on November 3. and
the whirlwind campaign was carried
into every nook and corner of the
county, according to announcements
u.. ieaders of both parlies.
For the most part candidates of
both parties and voters declared it
was "anybody's race'' and the out
come at this time remains far from
being solved in what appears to be
the hottest and most closely con
tested race In years.
The race for solicitor is creatine
but little interest here as the Re
publicans do not have a candidate
in the field to oppose John M.
Queen, of Waynesville
For State Senator, E. B Whitaker,
Democrat, of Bryson City, is op
posed by Jack Hicks. Republican.
In the race for Representative,
Mrs. G. W. Cover, sr., of Andrews.
Democrat, is being opposed by Clyde
H. Jarrett, Republican
In the race for county sheriff
both candidates are making a des
perate drive for votes as election day
draws near. Both candidates appear
ed optimistic over the outcome and
are urging citizens to turn out en
masse at their polling places next
Tuesday. J. C. Townson, Republican,
and present sheriff, is opposed by L..
L. Mason. Democrat, and more in
terest is centered around this race
than any other at thus time.
In the field for Register of Deeds.
B. L. Padgett. Democrat, is seeking
reelection. He is opposed by Marion
Morrow. Republican, of Unaka.
J. M. Anderson. Republican, is
seeking a seat on the Board of
County Commissioners. He has no
opposition from the Democrats.
Zebulon Weaver, of Asheville,
congressman from this district, is
campaigning for reelection as the
Democratic representative from this
For United States Senate Josiah
W Bailey. Raleigh, is asking for his
reelection on the Democratic ticket.
Felix E. Alley. Waynesville. is
seeking his return to the 20th Dis
trict Judgeship of the Superior
Because of the war several hund
red absentee votes are expected in
the county, according to announce
ment by members of the county
Elsie Nelson And Thelma Hall Are
4-H "0" Girls From Cherokee County
Four-H club "O" girls for Chero
kee county were announced las'
week. Miss til sir Nelson, of tilt.
Andrews club, and Miss Thelma Hall
of the Murphy club were winners.
Miss Nelson was one of the
charter members of the Andrews
club. She lias been an active club
member for four years. She was se
lected a few years ago to be page
girl for the district liome demon
stration club federation, and because
of her good work she was chosen for
the same position a second year. In
her second year as a club member,
??he was selected as club president,
and held the office two years. She
emphasized program participation
and recreational activities. She was
program chairman during her fourth
year, and in the same year w.is
rhosen as county council president.
*n r-.ddi. .on to l er leadership in cht'
affairs. Miss Ntlson has had yeiity
fair exhibits consist inp of r.innod
foods and clothing and has won
several prizt-s. She attended S.'in
nanoa 4-H cliiL- camp for three con
secutive years and the state short
course two consecutive years She
entered the annual dress revue,
winning prizes on sever.* ] occasions.
Among her projects have been:
clothing, food presrvation. garden
ing. health, and loom improvement.
Miss Hall became a 4-H club
member in 1938 and served as sec
retary of her club. The next ye ir
she was elected vice-president, and
the two succeeding years was elect
ed president. In 1041-42 she was a
member of the county council,
representing Murphy club. She has
had an active intere- ' in nil 4-H
club work She exhibited and won
first?, place on a dres? at the count?
fair in 1941 She exhibited curtains
(Continnrri on back pace