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Cherokee scout. volume (Murphy, N.C.) 188?-1961, November 05, 1942, Image 1

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VOI.I ME 54 ? No. 15 MURPHT NORTH CAROLINA Till RSDAY. NOVI MBES S. 1M2 u oorr? si.s? fkr tub Democrats Carry County In Tuesday's Election large Group Of Men Leave For Army Examination ? '?? C examined for the army Thelmer Lewis Fxix. n.ad Lan ?... Hoy Clyde Chamber. nZc Itrjmson. Jack D.llard King r. > James Wilson. Cecil Wayne f ? David Lcdforrl A.ired Brownlow Hartneis. Mar-' ?' ?J 'field Bruce, Clarence inhn WUIlam Oonaw ^ohn . Raper' Wood row David Manon'' Ba ?7ton t""Kmd Henry Mul1- Rotcn M-? wi'n"m Clemson M~* ' ^ n. William Edward Stiles >de Erwiu Stiles, William Clyde l umcr, Windom Francis Gndids Marcus Hughes, Grady a O orce T"? Uv'~ Martin.' Our ou ? Mi",in ^chard - . ..ctt Moore. ?enry Wade Mc . Ervln Wilton Dockcry 'tonuid McDonald .Joseph Frce i>uett BRu",e:- ??wey Ve^? lruett- Ralph Dailey Dills, Kel bur Gibby. Bull Wallace Chas am. Jaes Wemndell Helton, Ross I C.arrett, Robert LintoIn Sneed WHh, RaU!tr' HUBh Hayes William David Smith, George lieldy M a u'1' JJmei Clyde Birch" I Held, Mack Lovingood, GUy ciif I Ion West. Earl ?omas | Charlie eDecker, Marvin Charles! Bryony Eulice lovingood. Tom I Lens Raper. ciell William Head J Jota Haden Hampton. George Julius Wilson. Thurman oele I Jesse Clyde Grant, Neal John'; ^'Pe"ter. Cec" John Shields. John Robert Cook. Charles James - R^' ?ene Johnson. J- C. Brown Robe*. Harvle McRae, Robert i Gay Franklin, Wilford Beaver i Qf ?'ff?rd oMrrls. William' i Carl stalcup, Roy Marr. Ganes | Lender Luther, Lake Orr West,! ^Logan Beaver, Henry R^j fiom^thertaU"6 William Harley Fuller. Clyde enson, Frank Alexander stal eup. Ernest George Gaddis. Rev. Ralph Taylor Is New Pastor Of Methodist Church The Rev. Ralph Taylor, new 1 ehuS, ? Fi,St Methodist Church in Murphy has arrived, to succeed the Rev. c. B. Newtek "ere suSf ^ Sermon T, , ay- Mr. Newton left "rsday for Cherryvllle to be I P^tor of the church there frorn" ?T!yl0r COmes 10 Murphy ' Memorial church In ?hevWe. Prior to going to As Oakte^m0/^' hB h8d Ha^o AsheVilie two ^ars and f?ur years He^a Concord tDuke Divinity Behoof L^ye^j ^urch 'pum. thC ASbUry ,5? 00? ! The new pastor and his wife ClnWt?heSma" dau|lhters liv ? ,n the parsonage. Women, Murphy To Manteo, To Sell Bonds Nov 22-28 North Carolina women from I Murphy to Manteo will Join with I women o fthe t ation In seven | days of the most intensive bond I selling America ijas ksown since | Pearl Bond Week L? held Momnber 38. It to announced b? Mrs. Karl | days, em Scouts Praised For Their Work | And Standards E. W. Wall, assistant Scout executive of the Daniel Boone Council, visited local Boy Scout, leaders Tuesday. He left ma terials for the annual roll call, wliich, this year, is conccrneci with the number of boys and loaders active in emergency serv ice and defense activities. Mr Wall praised the high standard, of the local troop of scouts, and gave the permission of head quarters for the holding of Courts of Honor in Murphy for the recognition of the advancement ! of boys in rank. Local Scout officials are in terested in forming Cub Packs. ] which arc small groups of boys from the age of nine through 11. working and playing toge thcr in wholesome surroundings. Parents of such boys are asked to contact , Joo Ray or the Rev. Grant Folm.s bee, to help develop worthwhile leisure time activities. The weekly meeting of Troop 2 al the home economics building j Monday night was marked by the election of Fred Brendle as Scout Scribe, and by practice in send ing and receiving the Morse code on a new device made by the local | Scouts. Ministers Of Clay, Cherokee Meet In Murphy The Ministerial association of Cherokee and Clay counties held its monthly meeting at the First Baptist church here Monday morning. The Rev. R. T. Pouts, pastor of the Andrews Methodist church, chairman, presided. In the ab sence of the Rev. Mr. Felker, pastor of the Lutheran church of Andrews, the Rev. E. F. Baker, pastor of the Andrews Baptist church, served as secretary. A nominating committee was appointed to present a slate of officers to serve next year. This election will take place at the December meeting. A schedule for services at the prison camp was adopted. The Rev. H. L. Paisley led in the discussion of the topic. "The Minister's Personal Equipment for His Work." The topic for the December meeting will be "Evangelism." with the Rev. E. F. Baker leading the discussion on "Mass Evangel ism." and the Rev. D. H. Denis on "Personal Evangelism." Folk School To Send Delegates To Festival 7th The John C. Campbell Folk School, which has been interested in folk songs and folk games since lis founding in 1925. will send the following group to the regional folk festival at Rabun Gap. Georgia. Saturday. Nov. 7: Mabel Scroggs. Helen Mills. Gladys Holland. Wanda Scroggs. Amelle Anderson. Monroe Wilson. Wayne Holland. Dale Scroggs. Ralph Meyers. and Haorld Scroggs. Mr. and Mrs. George Bidstrup will dance with the group and help in directing the games for all. Mrs. Owen Corn well. secretary of the school, will assist Miss Marion Van Oc -dor of Rabun Gap. In the accompany ing. "Careers" Subject Next Youth Forum Tfhe Young Peoptoi Arum at qps Murphy Lftrmrr n*xt Tow o/ Mrs. ABU?* Kins ?nd the IK JL ?. CMh. Th? scfcj?ct to PICTURED ABOVE is a collection of scrap metal which was contributed in the recent campaign in Cherokee county. It was donated by citizens of Murphy and collected by the school students and placed on the Murphy school grounds, it is being sold to bu / milk for school children. Jurors Drawn For November Term Superior Court The November term of Chero kee county superior court will convene hero on next Monday. November 9. The following jurors have been drawn to serve for this term: First week ? Marion Postell. Topton: H. W. Johnson, Letitia; G. H. Parker, Andrews; H. S. Kimbrough, Marble; J. M. John son. Suit: Logan Kephart, Mur phy. route 3; R. S. Bell, Andrews; A. J. Martin. Murphy, route 2; Neal C. Hay, jr., Andrews; R. H. Foard. Murphy; A. R. Hatchet t. Murphy, route 2; M. B. Graham. Letitia; W. T. Curtis, Culberson; Homer Almond. Andrews; Bob Kilby, Grandview; Lee Coleman. Andrews; Frank Adams. Andrews; Clyde Dockery, jr., Murphy, route: L. L. Gaddis, Grandview; Noah Rowland. Marble; J. C. Rerre berry. jr.. Marble; Oliver Taylor. Patrick; P. F. Johnson. Oak Park; Edwin Raxter, Marble; James Mashburn, Unaka. T. M. Rice. Culberson; J. F. Stalcup. Murphy, route 2; H. S. Stewart, jr.. Andrews; J. L. Tay lor. Murphy, route 3; W. L. Whit aker. Andrews; Frank West, An drews; W. E. Graham. Letitia; C. C. Robinson. Andrews; J. A. Clayton. Murphy, route; S. A. ; Voyles. Murphy; Everett Hughes.. Murphy, route 2; J. F. Bristol.! Andrews: Frank McDonald, Mur- j phy, route 3; G. W. Townson. Murphy: T. J. Bristol. Andrews; W. O. Grogan. Murphy, route 3: George Martin. Murphy, route 3. | Second week ? Alonzo C. Mc- ! Donald. Murphy, route 3; Nelson1 Leatherwod. Murphy, route 1 ; A. L. Jenkins. Culberson: R. A. Martin. Murphy, route 2; Howard? Watkins. Andrews: John Bryant, j Culberson: Walter Davis, Mur- ; phy. route 3: J. M. McAllister.] Culberson; J. K. Bains. Patrick; E. L. Cook. Culberson: A. C. Mor row. Violet: R. W. Chapman. Murphy, route 2: Dewey Hicks. Andrews: Cliff Dockery. Andrews: R. L. Elders. Andrews: Glen Chas tain. Murphy, route 2: J. W. Stewart. Andrews; E. D. Taylor. Unaka: D. B. Wright. Ttopton: S F. Chambers. Unaka: W. G. Davis, Unaka: W. H. Hamilton. Andrews: J. H. Brown. Murphy, route 2: F. E. Palmer. Murphy, and J. W. Newman, Jr., of An drews. Miss Bell H* contribution to "CorwMU". W. gvartfrlr *t h Scout Installs Press To Publish Larger Paper The SCOUT this week is printed on a newly purchased newspaper press, which was installed last Friday and Sat urday. The size of the paper Is now seven columns, 20 inches, and the former size was five columns. 18 inches. The publishers hope the sub scribers and other citizens of the county appreciate the new size and make-up. The new press is a Miehle No. 2, and has many features that excell the smaller press that has been used formerly. After the business office of the SCOUT was moved to the Regal hotel building, the job stock department was moved to the former office .and the job presses have been moved to the center of the plant. The newspaper department is in the rear of the building. The telephone numbers of the two offices are: business of fice 20, printing plant 71. New Methodist Charge Created Hiwassee Methodist circuit is j a new charge in Cherokee coun- j ty, created at the recent sesison of Western North Carolina con- ' ference. The charge is composed of the following churches: Rang er. Reid's Chapel. Unaka. Bell view. Culberson, Martin's Creek. , Maggie and Roger's Chapel. The Rev. Jesse Ray Thompson of Lo cust Grove. Ga.. is the first pas tor. Tomotla. Peachtrec. and Hamp ton Memorial churches consti tute the Murphy circuit. The Rev. Alfred Smith Is pastor. N. Y. A. Wants 16 Year Old Bovs To Learn Trades Boys who arc as old as 16 now can be certified for NYA work, according to Miss Inez Calhoun, area interviewer, who Is at the courthouse every Monday to re ceive applications. Young men are wanted far learning the following trades and will be placed in the Aahcvffie training center: welding, machine shop, aircraft woodworking, sheet metal, raffle, auto mechanics, and electrical motor rewinding. Qlrta Tires And Tubes Are Allowed By Local Board The local rationing board has announced the following list of tires and tubes allowed and pass ed on for the week ending Oct. 24: Passengei4 tubes ? A. B. Ledford. one; W. A. Hedden, two; Dr. Hary Miller, one; C. B. Newton, one; Jos. R. Sliarpton .two; Del mur Schooley. four; Neal E. Gar ner. four. Gn\de IT tires ? James C. Verner, two: Will A. Rogers, one; Eugene Ledford, two; Claude Dorsey. two; Travis Fenner, two. Recapped passenger tires ? Fred J. McConnell, four; Mrs. W. D. King, two: Travis Fenner, two; Robert D. Monteith .one; Otis Wilson, two; Waldo Simonds. two; Ed Owenby. two; S. D. Newman, jr.. three: A. H. Balentine. two: William Carroll, two; Elbert S. Dillard. two: Garland Hogan, three. New truck tires and tubes ? John L. Taylor, one: Cherokee Luber Corp., two; J. B. Mulkey. two tubes: John T. Stiles, one tube; Clarence King, two tubes. Truck recaps: Roy Hardin, three; Joe Browning, four; Joe Fulmer. two: W. T. Holland, two; H. T. Hackney Co.. five. Mrs. West, 77 Dies At Andrews Mrs. Martha West, 77, died J Sunday morning at 1 o'clock at j the home of a daughter, Mrs. Fred McConnell of Andrews, af ter an illness of several months. Funrral services were held Mon day afternoon at 2 o'clock at Val ley River church near Andrews with the Rev. Robert Barker of ficiating. Burial was in the church cemctery. Grandsons were pal bearers, and granddaughters were flowerbearcrs. Arrangements were under the direction of Townson funeral home. Surviving are the widower. Charles West: six daughters. Mrs. Fred McConneil. Mrs. Kate Phil lips and Mrs. Cora Hyde, of An drews; Mrs. Frank Neil of Mar ble, Mrs. Bruce Duvall. of Kyle, and Mrs. Oeorge Robinson, of Qastonia; five sons, the Rev. Al ffle Weat. Bnice West and Victor West, of Marble, Lofton West ol Andrews agk& L imon of Ft. Jacfcaon; a sister. Katie Korean of Flats; S5 67 MASON IS DECLARED WINNER OVER TOWNSON IN RACE FOR SHERIFF The entire Democratic ticket in Cherokee county was given substantial majorities in the election of Tuesday, according to unofficial tabulations given to the Scout late Thursday night. The results as given for publication and declared to be unofficial, showed that 6,799 votes were cast in the race for sheriff. u While there were many flurries of excite" ment reported throughout the day and night Tuesday, there were no serious disorders report ed at balloting places in the county. Dispute Delays Ballot Count In Graham County A dispute over absentee ballots in the general election in Gra ham county Tuesday has resulted in a delay in the counting of the votes. . No figures on the county or other races in Graham county were available today, but political observers said the contests were close and that the decision con cerning the absentee ballots will probably decide the election. The county board of elections is scheduled to meet in Robbins ville today to tabulate the re turns. The absentee ballots total about CO. A large number of these were sent to Graham county by citizens of the county who are now in the armed services. Because of the controversy over the absentee ballots, election re turns have not been reported ex cept in a few precincts, it was stated. It was also said that the dispute over the absentee ballots concerns the proper interpreta tion of the state statute govern ing absentee ballots. Bailey Returned To Senate By Huge Majority Voters in the mountain area of the state gave U. S. Senator Josiah W. Bailey, of Raleigh, Democratic candidate to succeed himself, a big majority over his Republican opponent, Sam J. Morris, of Raleigh, on the basis of incomplete returns. Western North Carolina also gave substantial majorities in favor of the two state constitu tional amendment proposals, in complete returns showed. One is to abolish five existing state school agencies and place control of the state's public school sys tem under a single 15 -member board. The other Is to permit the General assembly to redistrict the judicial districts of the state without necessarily making them conform to the solicitorial dis tricts. There was considerable discussion of the state school amendment, but. little concerning the judicial districts proposal. Employment Office Has Jobs Open The United States Employment Service will have a man here on Friday to interview applicants for typists, storekeepers, checko^tj, patrolmen . mechanics. ->ookkee|!t ers. watchmen, boilcrmaker. weM ers. welder trainees, blacksmflkfc electrician, form builder, mill wright, automobile rrx-c'.ianle, mechanic, automobile bexjj maintenance median mechanic learner, cord tender KnUber Inspector, spo B" ;.-=rr . nxrytcna burner operate* r painter. mum fiier. roam an, cabl ~l?WV*r. and fuanU. tt to under - ?taoo <t*x the smr A-, are vuta Sheriff J. c. Townson. seek ing reelection, was defeated In win* is said by political observers to nave been one ol fought races . for the oil years. He .*? defeated Masai, Democrat. The released urioyicially, be Townson1, 3280. Mason's majority was In the race for J. L. Hall, Victor West, vote 01 3552 to 3147, a majority ol 405. J. present Clerk, did election. Pot Register of Deeds, Padgett, Democrat, won over Republican opponent, Mark*' Morrow, by a vote ol 3561 to -TTM 3160, giving Padgett a majority of I 401. In the race for state Senator. E. B. Whltaker, Democrat, de feated Jack Hicks. Republlnac. 3870 to 3111, a majority of 659 tor Whl taker. Mrs. O. W. Cover. Democrat, defeated Clyde H. Jarrett, Re publican, 3395 to 3385, for Repre sentative. Mis. Cover's majority was 110. In the First district, Ed Wool, Democrat, defeated H. L. Hlgdoo, Republican, by a vote of 1315 to 767, for Member of Board it County Commissioners. The Second district vote for Member of Board of County Com missioners gave T. P. Calhoun. Democrat, 1433. while his op ponent, E. E. Stiles, Republican. polled 1014 votes. In the "Third district race for Member of the Board of Oounty Commissioners L. M. Anderson received 1122 votes. He was un opposed. ' Weaver Defeats Ferguson For Congress Seat Zebulon Weaver, of Ashevll Democratic candidate to himself In the national t .. aa representative from the 11 district, piled up a command majority over his Republican ponenl. Cola P. Ffcrgm Cullowhee, In Tnetday's ?lection. Hie apparent reelection of Weaver seeds book to coigm veteran legislator who starved mountain section in the during the first World war now serving a sa lawmaker la _ second World war. Mr. Wsav. ^ has served 13 terms In the lower "house and is a member of tbe important JudUcary committee. i,i Dewey Gallops Heme A Winner ALBANY, M. V.? Republican Oovernor-eleot Thomas K. Dewey piled up a landslide plurality at ? more than 450.000 votes Tuesday apparently carry In* his rusgtfn*;, mates into office wtth him woA ? returning tt* goveraottihlp to his party for the ftrat Tile 40-yrar-old fwmMr racket

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