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PROMOTING MURPHY AND ANDREWS
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Rabies Clinics Planned For
County Communities Soon
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projects the aim "to do some
iMm about the mad doe situation".
The Agriculture Council i
of the County Para Agents, Bom*
Heme Adimnutnuon, HBO.
working wkh the Heeltti Depart
ment, ere festering the frojwt.
Dr. A. J. Headrfck, retertiarian,
will-conduct the ctlnics in every
In the county. All per
tre urged to have their dogs
the rabies clinics will start with
the Hengtngdog Section as follows:
Friday, March 6, TUden Dcgtocry
Store at Beaver Dan. 1:90 p. m.
2:30 p. m.; Morley's Store at
Beaver Dam, 2:30 p. m. - 3:30 p.
m.; Qgreda Church, 3:30 p. m. -
4:30 p. m.; and Carroll's Store at
Grape Creek, 4:30 p. m. - 5:30 pm.
Vhe Saturday, March 7, schedule
is: Clyde Docfcery Stare, 8 a. m. -
10 a. in.; Graves- State et Ebenez
er, 10 a. m. - 11 a. m.; Dwey Kep
hart's Garage, 11 a. m. - 12 noon;
Owl Creek School, 12 noon - 1
p. m.; Kent's Store, 1 p. m. - 2
p. tn.; Boiling Springs Church 2
p. m. - 3 p. m.
A charge of 91.00 per dog will
be made for the vaccination and
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A recent letter of appreciation
from Major General Emmanuel
Marquos Porto, surgeon General of
the Brazilian Army, to Major Gen
eral W. A. Beiderlinden, Comman
ding U. S. Army Section, of joint
Brazil-U. S. Military Commission,
contained the following paragraph
pertaining to a Western North
"I -would be remiss if I did not
cite the services of "HM2" Paul
William Padgett, who acted as iny
guide during the visit I made to
the city and who demonstrated un
limited vivacity and desire to be of
The city reterred to is Port of
Spain, Trinidad, British West In
dies where the General stopped for
several hours on his return trip to
Rio de Janerio, Brazil after a tour
of the U. S. A.
Padgett, who Is presently serving
at the U. S. Naval Station, Trini
dad, is the son of the B. L. Pad
getts of Murphy, prominent in
WNC politics for almost a quarter
of a century. Prior to his recall to
active duty in 1951, he served as
Deputy Register of Deeds of
Cherokee County under his father
who held the office of Register of
Deeds of that county for eighteen
yean until his retirement la 1950.
Young Padgett also served for a
abort while on the staff of Senator
Prank P. Graham In Wellington
Members of the Gamma Chapter
of the honorary teachers' soiustttf,
Delta Kappa Gengna, presented a
legislative program at the February
meeting of the teachers in the Mur
The program,' concerning sch
ools, supplies and personnel, was
in the form of a panel discussion
and the program will be repeated
at a Delta Kappa Gamma meeting
Persons on the program were
Mrs. J. W. Davidson. Mrs. Lanso
Shields, Mrs. Ruby HU1, Mrs. Eve
lyn Fatten and Miss Emily Sword.
The social portion of (he Feb
ruary meeting was a Dutch dinner
Thursday Feb. 12 at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Puett. Jack
Baraett was in charge of the soc
ial hour. *
Slaty NCSA members and guests
Scout Honor Court To
Promote Sixteen Boys
Sixteen area boy soouts will be'
promoted and five merit badges
will be awarded during tbe first
1993 court of honor far tbe Nante
hala Boy Scout district at 7:30 p m.
Monday, March 2, in tbe Court
Promotions will be First Class,
Hairy Matins; Second Class, Bobby
Morris, Harry Duncan, Johnny
Tbuas, Bobcat Schmitt, Hubert
Sueed, Hugh Strange and Tommy
Also, Tenderfoot, J. R. Penland,
Ronnie Rhoads, Julius Hill, BUI
Browning, Johnny Morris, Richard
Macbburn,. Steve Hembree and
Merit badges will be given as
follows: BUI Adams, swimming and
home repairs; Fred Van Horn, con
servation and path finding and
Jimmy Gibbs, swimming.
W. H. McKeever, chairman of the
Murphy Boy Scout executive com
mittee, will be in charge of the
court Irvin Greene is scoutmaster
of the Murphy troop.
Scout units in the Nantabala Dis
trict are Troop 8, Fontana Dam
and Troop 10, Shooting Creek.
L. B. Nichols is chairman of tbe
advancement committee for tbe
At Andrews School
Plans Banquet Fri.
The Vocational Department of
Andrew* High School will preeeot
the animal father-son, mother
daughter banquet in the school
lunchroom Friday evening, Febru
ary 27, at 6 o'clock.
This banquet is sponsored by the
vocational department which con
sists of the Future Farmer* of
America and the Future Home
makers of America. Miss Meredith
Whitaker is sponsor of the F H A
Club and Richard Ramsey teaches
the F F A Department.
A program has been planned in
cluding a six piece bend consist
ing of Glenn Ellis, and the Martin's
Creek Boys and the F F A string
band of the Andrews High School.
Membership certificates will be
presented to the 100 Bushel Corn
MURPHY QUINTET JIMS
The Murphy boys basketball
team, third place -winners of the
Smoky Mountain Conference tour
nament, walked off with four tro
phies a<t the last day of the confer
ence in Bryson City.
The local boys were awarded the
coveted sportsmanship trophy;
Randall Shields, center split the
honors with Edward Sutton, Cul
Lowhee guard, as most valuable
player?both were awarded trop
hies; and the Murphy team re
ceived trophies for third place win
ners and champions of the western
division of the conference.
In the consolation playoff, an in
spired Murphy squad beat favored
Franklin by a 62-56 score. Murphy,
in an upset game, was dumped
from the first place contest when
Bryson City beat the local boys
Coach "Ike" Olson said the team
is now in practice sessions being
readied for the Class AA playoff at
Enka. Murphy was seeded second
place by the playoff committee.
The team will see action first at
8:30 p. m. March 3. The local squad
will face the winner of the Bryson
GOP'S Set Lincoln Day
Plans for a Cherokee County*
Lincoln Day Dinner in Murphy
will be discussed during a meeting
of area Republicans 'Monday night,
The meeting will be held in the
upper floor of the Cherokee Pon
tine Co. building.
Meanwhile, the Lincoln Day
Dinner of Western North Caro
lina was announced for Saturday,
March 14. Tickets for the affair
can be obtained from Scott Sim
peon at Battery Park Hotel. The
dinner will be held at the boteL
Speaker will be Charles Raper
Jonas of Llncolnton, congressman
for the 10th N. C. District
Dinner tickets are priced at
.The Cherokee Pomona Grange
will meet with the Ranger Sub
ordinate Grange in the Ranger
School at 7:3d p. m. Monday, March
An open meeting is being plann
ed for Wednesday night March 18
at Martins Creek. The special meet
ing is being planned so that the
public can Mm more about Gra
nge work. Its foundation and its
The Pomona Grange has 57
members which came from Sub
ordinate Granges at Pesthtree,
Marble, Shoals Creek and Martins
Legion and Aux.
Set Dinner FrL
Hie annual Dutch dinner ot the
Americas Legion end American
Legion Auxiliary will be held at 7
p. m. at Hie Segal Hotel.
iRev. R. DeQbert Byrum will be
guest speaker at the affair which
is staged for Legion members and
their wives and Auxllary members
ot n?n w
Valley River Ave. were completed
this week with ISncy'e Resturant. I
Western Auto Store and liMoqr
Drug Co. sotting g bee lifting. I
Alt three otoree have piste glass I
from street level So the eeillag.
Green cam*. a aoiid, heavy,
ootored gleae wnglilii the froot
at the concerns, A atrip ot cam*
runs the entire length at the Mau
ney Building which houses the
A new glass door, also trimmed
in cam*, was Installed at the
stairway tending to offices on the
second floor of the building.
Funeral services for Luke Ed
ward Bayless. ?4, -who died at his
borne here last Wednesday morn
ing following a two week's illness,
were held at 4:30 p. m. Thursday
in the First Baptist Churoh here.
The 'Rev. J. Alton Morris and the
Rev. Detbert Byrum officiated and
burial was In Sunset Cemetery.
Pallbears were Harry Bishop,
John Davidson, H. A. Mattox, Neil
Sneed, Fred Johnson, Sr., Edwin
Hyde, Alden Coward, and O. L.
Honorary pallbearers were Wal
ter Mauney, Dr. R. S. Parker, Dave
Carringer, Noah Hembree, Noah
Lovingood, Neil Davidson, Jerry
Davidson, Hadley Dickey, Frank
Forsyth, Percy B. Fere bee, W. T.
Forsyth, Paul Hyatt, WilLard Coo
per, Willard Axley, E. L. Townson,
E. C. Moore and R. D. Chandler.
Mr. Bayless was a native of
Limestone, Term., and came to
Murphy in. fi?0? wdtme he served
as president of the Old Murphy
Bank for 40 years, afterwards en
gaging in the insurance business
until his retirement two years ago.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs.
Virginia Flemings of Aaheville;
two sons, William E. Bayless of
Weaverville, and John H. Bayless
of Murphy, 12 grandchildren and
12 great-grandchildren; and two
sisters, Mrs. Margret Bomford of
Tampa, Fla., and Mrs. Ida Hull of
Johnson City, Term.
Ivie Funeral Home was in charge
Whooping cough and small pox wlH
be given at a Pre-Scbool Clinic nt
the Murphy School March 9 and 10,
Mr*. Clair Olaon. elementary sup
Mia Willie Lovingood, County
Public Health Nurse, wlU glue the
The clinic is conducted for ail
children who will be six years old
by October 1, 1993.
These immunisations are requir
ed by the Public Health Laws of
North Carolina under Articles 15
Children will not be allowed to
remain in the first grades until
they have bad the required vaochv
If a private phyridal gives these
vaccinations, the certificates of
immunization should be given to
the teacher on the day the child
H. Bueck, superintendent of
Murphy Schools and the local
health department are in charge
of the clinic.
C. W. Evans'
Funeral services for C. W. Evans
80, retired farmer of Clay County,
who died Friday night Feb. 13, at
his home after a brief illness, were
held Saturday in Moss Memorial
Baptist Church of which be was a
.The Rev. F. B. Garrett officiated
and burial was in the church cem
A native of Haywood County, he
was the son of the late Mr. and
Mrs. Dowell Evans, and came to
Clay County 60 years ago.
He is survived by the widow,
Mrs. Pearl Moss Evans; one son.
Van of Hayesville; one grandson,
Ralph; a brother, Dowell Evans of
Route 2, Murphy and a sister, Mrs.
Gennie Bumgarner of Hayesville.
Ivle Funeral Home had charge
Murphy Girl Scout Troop 9
Murphy Girl Scout Troop, No. 9, ?>
*as reorganized last Wednesday,
with Mrs. Rhett Y. Winters Jr., as
Judy Sneed was elected presid
ent of the troop and Patsy Lone,
Other officers are netty Weaver,
?ecretary, Laura Bailey, treasurer
tad Patty Worthed, reporter.
Grace Townson, Jane Van Horn,
Sharon Bryson and Beth Bailey
sere present In addition to the new
The troop will meet each Wed
nesday at 3:15 p. m. at the Presby
terian Church. Visitors are wel
jome and new members are in
Scout Meet Set
The Nantahala District Com
mittee of the-Daniel Boone Council,
Boy Scouts of America, will hold
its monthly meeting in the Shell
Dining Room in Andrews at 7 p. m.,
Tuesday, March 3.
Members will discuss future
plans for Scouting in Cherokee,
Graham and Clay Counties.
The district camporee, to be held
May 1, 2 and 3 and new units being
organized in Naotahala and Peach
tree wiH be discussed.
John Christy, .district chairman,
Murphy Teachers Rated Hi^h In
State, Jr. Woman's Club Hears
There are only five city school units in North Carolina whosel
teachers rank above those of the Murphy Unit, Mrs. C. K. Olson
told members of the junior Woman's Club last Thursday night.
But, she added, as a county, Cherokee County teachers rank on
the bottom for the state. The Andrews Unit is the lowest city^unit
in the state.
During the business session Mrs.
W. V. Costello was elected prat
lent of the Junior Woman's Club,
to take office In the fall.
Other new officers, elected with
he president were Mrs. BUI Wag
joher, vice-president; Mrs. Don.
Ramsey, recording secretary; Mr*.
L.fc. H*U, treasurer; Mis. Clfciton
Sqhmitt, corresponding* stri stesy.
ind Mrs. John Jordan, reporter.
Mrs. Olson, chairman of the pro
gram on education, showed a film
?trip with information of North
Carolina schools and gave com
ments about the local schools. The
club meeting was held at the
Some Interesting facts Mrs.
Olson brought out Were: The An
drews Nafo School has 18 pupils
and one teacher; the Negro High
School in Mprphy baa 11 pupils
teacher; next peer the
rfurphy School Unit will add
three new teachers; attendance in
local schools has increased 33 per
cent since an attendance officer
waa employed; 15 teachers in the
Murphy schools have children of
their men; 44,000 children drop
out of North Carolina schools each
year; 67,000 fall In N. C. schools
Following Mrs. Olson's program
a Stanley party was conducted by
Mrs. L. M. Mallonee and Mrs.
NeU White. '
Refreshments were served by the
host teses. Mrs. John Manthey,
chairman, Mrs. A. J. TRilhiih,
Miss Elisabeth Gray, Mrs. Clinton
Schmttt, and Mrs. Costello.
Andrei U Host For SM
Preochool Clinic Be
Conducted March 9,10
Dr. Harry Manner, son of Dr.
W. M. Manner of Mnrphy, will
Join his father as dronbl at
the Manner Dru* Co. March 1,
it was announced today.
Tonne Dr. Manner sradnated
from Baylor Military Academy,
Chattanoora, in 1948. He re
ceived his B. S. decree in phar
macy from the University of
North Carolina June, 1952.
He has been with the Ntnlh*
Ave. Pharmacy hi Hickory since
June 25, 1952.
Dr. Manner is married and has
a daughter 22 months old.
Officials wlU be
of Andrews, Ralph
T. J. Edwards of Western
AdmWea will be 90
students each night and 50
for adults Thursday a&it,
tag to $1 tor adults Friday
Andrews Scouters "R>
Have Training Course
A training course an the "Fund
amental Session" of Bay Scouting
win be held Tuesday, March 3, to
Andrews; Vernon McOurry, field
soout executive, said today.
Men planning to attend tbe
course wffl meet with the District
Committee at 7 p. m. for dinner at
tb9 shell Dining Room. After the
Olds1 the Waders wilJadjouijB On
participate in the training cotrrsr.
The study will he helpful to both
leaders and troop committeemen,
Mr. iMoCurry said.
Art Committee Has Program
For Konnaheeta Club Thurs.
Rep. To Attend
State ABS Meet
Murphy Milkshed Artificial
Breeders Assn., Inc. will have a re
presentative meet with the State
Policy Committee of the American
Breeders Service at the City Hall
in Statesville on Wednesday, Mar.
4th. David Worth of Raleigh,
Chairman, will call this meeting of
local breeders to order for the
Rockefeller Prentice, owner, and
other executives of the American
Breeders ^ervice, will discuss var
ious matters of policy, including
semen saving, possibilities of se
men freezing, sire selection, Pure
bred Dairy Cattle Association
Rules and Regulations, and other
subjects of timly interest and Im
Murphy Milkshed Artificial
Breeders Assn. is helping to im
prove the dairy herds in the county
by making available the service of
these desirable proved aires of the
American Breeders Serwkx, at a
cost that fanners can afford.
Mrs. W# ker Is
Mrs. Ben Warner of Matta
Creek, whose husband and aon
were injured laat week, really mm
the Boy Scouts' good deed ayetak
Mr. Warner and Ma eon, Ralph,
were injured when they were Mt
by a falling tree during laat week's
A scout patrol, a division at a
troop, arrived at the Warner home
the first of this week to clear out
the fallen treea, chop wood and
do any other chorea neglected
since the accident.
The patrol, lad by Fred Van
Horn of Martina Creak, flMehpd
their afternoon off
menu tar the Wa
where they 1
The Shell dining room became
an artistic and atmospheric cafe
Thursday evening for (be Koono
heeta Club dinner meeting ptLaxai
ed by the art committee.
Candle dripping bottles ? and
place cards in the form of ottis
paliettes decorated (be tables and
a central decoration was a table
covered with an Indian cloth, bar
ing brass from Egypt, a primitive
figurine from Africa, a viottn,
driftwood and a century-old copper
kettle from the mountains of North
An exhibit of r*wt~f by An
drews artists was also shown,
the following artists
Mrs. Herman Brsuer, Miss Helen
McPbersan, Mr. end Mrs. Qswih
Johnson, Mrrt. Marvin PulUtKn
and Mrs. E. D. Carpenter.
Lynn Gault of Bnsstinm, a i
showing examples ef Mk worir.
Mr. Gault has eatobUahod a shop
at Bnastown, which will bain MS
operation by i
Mrs. C. L.,
dob a band-tooled
man; Mrs. Charles O. Van Gordsr,
Mrs-C. L. Jo
Mr. mi Mn.
Miss Evelyn Phillip* at
were Sunday vfattan ct