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Cherokee scout. volume (Murphy, N.C.) 188?-1961, February 24, 1955, Image 1

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KEEP YOUR MONEYIN YOUR COMMUNITY VOLUME M NUMBER? 32 PROMOTING MURPHY AND ANDRF^'S MURPHY NORTH CAROLINA THURSDAY, FEB. 14. IMS ?e ? 'tm . TRADE AT HOME; IT PAYS TEN PAGE8 THIS People You Know Mimm Mr*. John W. Brandon, Miss Kay Burgess and El. 3th Hendrix of Atlanta (pent the week end here with their parents. Mr. and Mrs. Robert ES. Rector ot Chattanooga were week end guests of relatives and friends. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Harry Neal spent the week end with relatives in Hayesvtlle. Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Cloe Moore and Miss Marie Price returned Thursday from a vacation in Florida. They visited Lakes Wales, Winter Haven Ft. Pierce, and Daytona Beach, spending moat of We time at Holly Hill, a auburtToT Daytona Beach. Mrs. 'Frank Clark of Ormond Beach, Fla., a former resident of Murphy returned with the Moores and is a guest of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Moore. , Mrs. Don Wltherspoon has re turned from a visit with Mr. and kn. Mack Pattoo and family in Henderson vine. Dr. and Mrs. George Dyer and sons. Bill and Timothy, spent the week end with relatives in Ashe vine. Dr. and Mrs. B. W. Whitfield and Dr. Helen Wells are attending a medical meeting in Atlanta this week. Mrs. J. W. Dyer has returned from a two weeks' visit with her daughter, Mrs. James Burch at Elf in Clay County. Walter Carringer will return to New York City Friday after two weeks visit Here with hts mother, Mrs. Ruth Carringer. Mrs. Ri(Ch Carringer and son, Walter and Mr. and Mrs. Mark Elliott of Andrews spent the week end In Atlaat*. ? *s * ***? Mia. Lyman Dtlls and mm, Don 'Dsn ud Boktrt ipmt the week end In AAevCle with Mn. DUM' ?on-tfK* and daughter, Mr. and Mr*. J. W. McCandleea. The Mlaaes Mabel and Uupiet Fiaher left Wednesday for a two weeks visit in New York where they win be lb* guests of their the Kev.^and Mh Wilbur attended the "Momenfirnl Ballet", pre b j Al^tKBBra Danilova and ?t Western Car olina College Thursday evening were: Mr. and Mrs. fltartaa De laney, Mrs. Robert A. WinWord, Mrs. Louise Rogers. Mtaee Ardith Bay and Jean Stewart and Leroy Gilbert. Cdwin Jordan of Gainesville, Oa. ?pent eeveral dsys this wssk with hi* parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul ' Jordan.* t Mrs. Verna Tartdngton is visit ing relatives in Elisabeth City. R. A. Dewar attended a meet ing in AshevSe Friday held for tax accountants and county com missioners. Mr*. Wayne Matheeon and dau ghter, Bhiri^, spent eeveral daya of last week in Atlanta, Ga., as gueeta of Mrs. Matheeen'a aon in law and daughter, Mr. and Mr*. Roy Wast While hi Atlanta Mlse Mstheeon anther aister Mrs. West attended the ' 'Holiday on Ice Oar nival." ~ Mrs. Helen Dupree and daugh ters,Carolyn and Louise, of Knoot ville, Iteeirr^pent the week end hare wlthWls. Dupree'i parents, Mr. and Fred Pattern*. Mrs. RuU Starr Pulllum and her house guest, Mrs. Ellen TJeraland Of F on tana Village, Mlae Jean Christy and Mrs. Kale Mauney attended the Holiday on Ice Oar nival In Atlanta over the "week end. ! WhSe in Atlanta the party was the hooae guest a of Mrs. PuMuml Hater and her family. of tfie' faculty at the the Jta, Weaaan of M6 mUfUrn. ?a., were % S L imF Murphy Boys, Andrews Girls Go To Semi-Finals Of Tournev Murphy boys, still undefeated, went Into the semi-finals o t the Smoky Mountain Basketball Tour nament laat night against Chero kee. Meanwhile Andrews ' boys met Swain High laat night (Wednes day). j The winners will meet In the fin als Friday night in the Andrews gym. Murphy and Swain were seeded as the top teams. I Saturday, in their first confer ence {flay. Murphy boys downed the Franklin lads 48-43. Birder Oof fey was high scorer for Murphy with 32 points followed by Bobby Stiles with 17. Other Murphy Boys scoring were Pearl Johnson, five; Jimmy Mc combs. two; Eddie Joe Elliott, one. Hoyt Zimmerman also saw action In the game. The Murphy girls pulled an up set over Robbinsville in their first conference game with a close 67-5S score. I Murphy scorers were Betty Pal- I mer, 28; La ura Bailey, IS; Jo Gar rett, 17. Guards were Katrene Gentry, Betty Kate Wilson, Nettie Sue Dockery, Sara Dockery, Kath ryn Amos, Prances Stiles and Nora Swanaon. | The Murphy girls were defeated [ Friday by "Franklin 48-34. 1 Andrews boys defeated Glenville [84-33 in their first conference tilt Thursday night. The Andrews lads took their second tournament win Saturday by downing Highlands. They went against Swain last night. Andrews girls had gained the semi-finals by defeating Swain High 54-48 on the Bryson City home court. The Andrews lassies will | meet Nantahala tonight (Thurs Iday). I All girls games are played in Bryson City and the boys games are played in Andrews. Day Ot Prayer Program Be Held Tomorrow Here Sonny Bishop Dies After Long Illness Julius Clinton "Sonny" Bishop, 16, died at 3 p. m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in a Murphy hospital after an illness of eight weeks. His death was attributed to Leukemia. Funeral services were held at 2 p. m. Sunday in the First Baptist Church- The Rev. J. Alton Morris officiated and burial was in Sunset ttudetery. Music tes by a cfcotar of intermediate and young girls' voices and Mrs. Velma Burch, so loist. Lowell Seraggs was organist. Pallbearers were BoSGy O'Dell, Gene Hughes, John Beaver, Jack Kllllan, BUI Cook and Burke Moore. Surviving are the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Bishop; a brother, Clifton, Jr., a sister, Barbara Louise; the maternal grandpar ents, Mr and Mrs. J. N. Ledford; and the paternal grandmother, Mrs. Harriet bishop, all of Mur P?>? ? A World Day of Prayer service will be held tomorrow (Friday) at 3:30 p. m. at the Episcopal Church. Women from nve churches are cooperating In the program for which Mrs. Ben Warner and Mrs. John S. Smith of the Episcopal ChUrch are co-chairmen. Program leaders for the obser vance are Miss Frankie Martin, First Baptist; Miss Adella Mero ney, First Methodist; Mrs. RoMrt Easley, Episcopal^ Mr*.' Barvey WQson, Preshytejlnnj iM-lta ?mice Shield*. Free Methodist Special music will be provided by Mrs. Doyle Burch. Organists for the meet are Miss Jane Van Horn and Lowell Serafga. An offering will be taken for In terdenominational missions pro jects. All Murphy citixens are invited to observe the World Day of Pray er by attending the service. Following the program a film on Marian Anderson will be shown. Herman Edwards Heads New Kiwanis Club I Herman Edward* teat week was< elected president of the new Mur phy Kiwanls Club at an organiza tional meet here Wednesday night. 1 Other officer* are Dr. F. V. Tay lor, vice president Edward Rey nold*, aecretary-treaaurer; and board of directors: Dr. George F. Size, Jack Lunaford, Tracy Oelkers, Boyd Davia, Nell Sneed, John Q. Hembree and Jack Aiken. Hie new club will have weekly meeting* at 6:30 p. m. Tuesday* at the Regal Hotel. The new ehib la aponaored by the Klwania Club of Canton and War ran Klmsey, Klwania from Chattanooga, Tern., ed. Euriey Lee of Aahevllle, Lt. Oov. of the first district members from ware also > Andrews Day Of Prayer Meet Set The World Day of Prayer Ser vice in Andrews will be held Fri day, Feb. 15, at 3:00 p. m. at St. Andrew's Ev. Lutheran Church. Women from all the churches in Andrews are taking part in this worship service. Mrs. Samuel E. Cover of the Lutheran Church Is the chairman for the day with the representatives of the BaptUt Church of God, Episcopal, Free Methodist and Presbyterian church ee assisting in the service. Mrs. J. 0. Carrier will be the organist. Cordial invitation is extended to every ope to attend this service. ? Andrews Red Cross Elects Officers; Canvas Set Monday At a meeting at the Andrews Red Cross Chapter last week Jeff Brooks was elected '? Cross chairman of the Vocal chapter lor the new year. Other officers slsated were: Tom t i ? h.m ** . - - ? ? mjs' ? . 1.MM1 Vlll ? tjwTQW, piOM' pTO* Blood mobile Stops Mar. 2 In Andrews The bloodmobile will be at the Andrews city hall Wednesday. Mar. 2 from noon until 5 p. m. Donations will be received to supply blood to citizens o t this area during the next three months. At the past two visits during the fiscal year beginning: July 1, 1954, the quota of 100 pints each visit was not met, according to Dr. C. O. Van Gonfef of Andrews. Dr Van OorcreKsaict that a large turnout Wednesday may be the only assurance that the blood bank will continue to serve this area. Dr. Van Gorder pointed out that the Red Cross fund raising cam paign bagins Mar. 1. He said the blood bank's future in this area also depends on the fund campaign A house to house drive Monday night, Feb. 28 will be made by the Red Cross fund raising committee. Mrs. Howse Is Found Dead Here Mrs. Lou C. Howse, 39, was found dead in her home here Wed nesday, Feb. 1?, about 3 p. m/ After continuing the investigation for some time. Coroner, J. C. Townson said the cause of death was "apparently suicide." He said Mrs. Howse was found dead of a pistol bullet wound in her heart, lie said the raocn #h such an ao? tion was undetermined. Mrs. Hows* was a music teaefcer here, organist and director of the Junior choir at the Vint Methodist Church. She often served aa organ ist at the Presbyetrian Church when the regular organist was ab sent, and had also played at the Episcopal Church of the Mewl ah She was educated in Huntington College, Montgomery, Ala. "Funeral services were held at 2 :30 p. m. Friday In the First Meth odlst Church. The Rev. Asmond Maxwell, pastor and the Rev. Rhett T. Winters, Jr., pastor of the Episcopal Church of the Messiah of fl dated and burial was in Sunset cemetery. Music was by the Methodisi choir and Mrs. Velma Burch, so loist. Mrs. Duke Whitley was or ganist. Active pallbearers were Roscoe Wllkins, Sam L. Davidson, Frank Forsyth, Hobart McKeever, L. L>. Mason and H. A. Mattox. Honorary pallbearers were mem bers of the Men's Bible Class of the church. Surviving are the husband, James C. Howse; a son. Tommy of the home; the father, T. J. Call ahan of Cullman, Ala., three sis ters, Mrs. C. L. Alverson of Mur phy, Miss Mabel Callahan of Cull man and Mrs. C. W. Cleese of New York, and a brother, P. H. Callahan of Baltimore, Md. Townson Funeral Home was In charge. - Vegetable Market To Be Talked At Meet A vegetable meeting hu been set At the Cburthouse for Saturday, Feb. M, at 9 80 aj a. to dlacuas the possibility of market* lor this area. Cultural methbds and prac ticee will also be talked. ' ' This atea has the ullmtk condi tions and soil suiUhJe tor^rowta* vegataMee, County Acant O. H. Auley e?ld. He paid ,r*e seed to develop maiketinc fsgi titles and And eat more about cultural aieth ofc" " . W ? ' V ??*table marketing special lets tram Mate Cottage will lead Andrews Church Sets jWeek Of Pmyer Mocutajr, Veb. <8 and! Friday, March j 4 the Woman's > win h? i rffll t? fcaM ?t T| day. Mr* IVat Me-I Petition Against Absentee Ballots Started In County Andrews Polio Drive Over The $2,000 Mark A large Andrews polio drive to tal ? 13,240.3< ? will mean a heavy boost to the still incompleted Cherokee County fund, R. 3. Bault, county chairman, said. Mr. Bault prasied the people of Andrews for their unusual re sponse to the drive. He pointed out that the campaign in that area was well-Irian aged to bring in such a large total. Mrs. Edgar Wood, and Mrs. Ruth Star Pullium were co-chaii men of the Andrews drive. Mr. Bault said the entire Cher okee County total will be available next week. Mrs. Pullium and Mrs. Wood said the donations exceeded the 'Andrews quota of $1,000 by a mare than "double that amoual. Last year Andrews contiT&uWB $961.88 to the j drive. The co-chairmen expressed ap >reciation for the response fro m he public In giving time and mon ty to the drive. * The activities for the Andrews lrive, and their nets were listed is follows: special gifts, trmlnmn uid industry, $8M.M; scnools, Andrews, Marble and Negro (and :ommunity) <779.87; mother's march, $217.62;~ "coin collectora, (72.75; special event* (Coca Cola sales, $67.71 and dime board, (128.71) total $18?.4S; collection In notion picture theatre, $1.00; :lubs and organisations, $983.23; Marble community $8.07; and Top ton community, $3.01; total $11.08; jrand total J2.246.S8 yith $6.30 ex penses, leaving net receipts ol (2,240.38. Day, Bowman Head Red Cross Drive LIONS TO SELL I LAMP BULBS - CSufc Tuesday night launched a project promoting bet ter lighting (or the home. /" * Sponsored toy the Lions, the ft)Jf ScouCb and the future Farmers of America^ -p&ZKages of five lamp blub* at cnft "dollar per package, t&x incloflRh WTI be told. Proceeds from the M0e will be used in the Lions Club sight con servation program. A house to house sale of the blub* will be made by the cooper ating youth organisations, with prices going to the members with the 'biggest sales record. The Lions Clu IT. has been as sociated with sight conservation projects. The current campaign has the slogan, "Better Light Better StgHT** - " Church Youths In Joint Celebratiori Young people of the Methodist and the Presbyterian churches were guests of Episcopal young people at a supper meeting at the Church of the Messiah at 6:30 p. m. Sunday. Hie occasion was the celebration of the Day of Prayer High School students In colleges and universities throughout the country. Miss Marily Luster of the John C. Campbell Folk School had charge of the recreation period. The 1959 Red Cross Drive will get ret underway Mar. 1 with Ton 3 ay heading the Andrew* district Irlve and Floyd M. Bowman in :harge of the Murphy coUeettons. > A kichoff breakfast forth* drive wfl I be held Mar. 1 with Com Stanley C. Saofniser as speaker. The Red Cross services are head id by the blood program for cot ections of blood donations for ci vilian, research, disease fighting Hid servicemen's use. The agency also step* In to lelp persons In disaster areas? which, last year, included eastern North Carolina's hurricane area, -lame service, life saving and First aid work are other services if Red Cross. It was hoped that immediate so licitations could be made here and the drive could be completed early In the month. A petition asking for a repeal of the absentee ballot (or all except members of the armed forces will ' be circulated In Cherokee County within the next few days, it was announced this week. A citizens TOnmittee, made up of both Republicans and Demo crats, is sponsoring {he petition, a spokesman said. A heavy response to the move is expected, he asserted, since the petition is bi-partisan. This local action against vote buying came after the State Board of Elections asked for an end to the present absentee ballot law Ja its recommendations to the Gover nor. In its report, the board recom mended absentee ballots be used only by servicemen, and women, wives of servicemen temporarily residing with TEeir husbands on luty outsidB~br their resident coun y, civilians attached to any branch of the fiFIfTed forces and serving on duty outside their reei lent county, and disabled war veterans in government hospitals. Tfta board called the civilian ah nbsentee ballot law the source of most of our election troubles and election scandais in general elections. The bOfcrd fuiCWr recommended: the use of markeA Hi ((literal elec tions be abolished. The law states that only those physically unable to mark their ballots and parsons registered under the Qrsnlfsttier Clause are entitled to the use of markers. '.'.am ,any number of a voter's family earid assist any voter in marking He ballot. Any physical ly handicapped voter or a perse* registered under the Grandfather Clause could call upon a member 0 i the voter's family for assistance if one Is present If a member of tile family Is not present, then the voter oould call upon any oae present who has not marked a ballot for any one during the day. The person marking the ballot can not be one of the precinct election officials. Committees Are Listed For March 18 Fashion Show Colorful Birds On Historic Visit Here A chicly dressed bevy of Can adian beauties flew into Murphy early this week (or their visit in histary. The visitors were black and yel low evening grosbecks-blrds aliff htly smaller than robins-whose home is in Canada. Several East Murphy residents reported seeing the "tarnish" birds in their yards-enjoying the grass seed. ^ Smoky Mt. National Park ^fct uralist Arthur Stupka said that 100 or more of the birds have visited Gatlinburg and parts of the park nearby this year. Three years ago the birds put in their first appear ance in this section. Stupka said the movement is not a migration, but an umiaual winter ( ? movement of the birds, perhaps < Sue to the unusually severe weath tf. " *? The evening gosbeck has a bialk Mad with a small yellow spot Just ibove the bill and, yellow on thajj Urd la at ML The broad, is nsarly white. Committees for the Junior Wo man's Club spring fashion showing were announced this week. TIM show will be held Mar. 18, at the Methodist Church. Proceeds wil be used to further the club's work among needy chifct ten. Rehearsal (or the fashipn show ing wiH be held at the regular March meeting ?( the club, Mm. 17. Mrs. J. W. Davidson will furnish music for the showing. Committees include : door prizes, Mrs. Jack Bocook, Mrs. H. L. Mc Keever, MK. John 8.- Smith; stage props, Mrs. Charlie Hughes, chair man, Mrs. J. B. Hall, Mrs. BUI Waggoner, Mrs. Bob White and Mrs. Peyton I vie.

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