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VOLUME M NUMBER S3
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PROMOTING MURPHY AND ANDREWS
MURPHY NORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, MARCH S, UU
EIGHT PAGES THIS WEEK
People You Know
Mr. and M^s. S. C. Burgess spent '
the week end with relatives in Len
Adir Aronson was home from Ge- j
orgia Tech, Atlanta, for the week |
Roy Puller and Dick Ketner, |
students at Clemson College, spent
the week end at home.
James Smith of the University of
Tennessee, Knoxville, was home
over the week ?Mid.
Ur .and Mrs. Uotoeft R. Rector
of Chattanooga, spent the week
end here with relatives ani
Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Zittrouner
and Mrs. Etta Zittrouer of At
lanta, were week end guests of
Dr. and Mrs. George Dyer.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Penn
ington and daughters spent last
Saturday in Atlanta.
Miss Judy Nichols, student at
Appalachian State Teachers Col
lege, Boone, was at home over the
'Miss Sybil Hughes and Miss Jane
Sneed of Chattanooga, spent the
week end at their home here.
The Rev. C. A. Smith has as
guests over the week end, hi?
mother, Mrs. H. W. Smith and
his sisters, Mrs. Melvin Wiggins
and Mrs. Clint Cook of Haleyville,
Ala. Mrs. Smith went to Atlanta ,
Monday to be near her son while ,
he is In Lowance Clinic there. |
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hensley and
Mr. and Mrs. Don Gentry visited
the la tier's soli, %mmy Gentry, at :
the "University of North Carolina, 1
Chape! Hill, 8unday.
Miss Mary Anne Gaddis and bro- I
ther JE. G. left last Saturday for '
Port Orange, Fla. to visit thair 1
step-father and mother, Mr. and I
Mrs. Weaver Anderson.
Miss Katherine Bleckley and her
cousin Miss Anne Maude Mitchell
of Atlanta, Ga. spent the week end
at the Valleytown Motor Court. !
While here they were guests at
Luncheon Sunday at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Dewar.
Miss Lena Truett of Oak Ridge 1
spent the week end here at the
home of her father, Luther Truett
Mrs. Ann Anders and son, Sam- .
my, of Villa Rica, Ga., left Sunday
after a visit of several days with '
Mrs. Ander s brother-in-law and ,
sister, Mr. and Mrs. L B. Nichols. 1
Miss Anna Marie Butler spent ]
the week end -here with her par
ents. Miss Butler is in training as
student nurse at Mission Memorial
hospital in Asheville. ,
Miss Ellen Hycre is spending this
week in Asheville with her broth
er, Mr. John Hyde and Mrs. Hyde.
Miss Betty Heaton student at the
Womans College of the University
of North Carolina, ' Greensboro
spent last week here at the home
of her mother, Mrs. Etta Heaton.
" Don Laws, Mrs. Laws and their
daughter, Barbara, of Fort Bragg
were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn
Love and Sgt. 1/C and Mrs. Den-,'
ver Love for a visit over the week
Jerry Reece, senior, at the Un
iversity of Noftl Carolina, Chapel
Hill left Monday after spending the
week end here with his mother,
Mrs. Wade Reece.
State Tax Rep. ' i
Aids In Filing
3. R. Penland, deputy tax col
lector for North Carolina, will be
In the Courthouse at Murphy
March 14-15?21 and 38 to assist
taxpayers Jn filing their state tax
- \-MT *tUn< eith*
?r otfSxrth following state
tax rabirns must file snch return
with tike s^ate departmenr of T+
enue on or More April Jt, 19?.
, id pay the tax dm.
f stngle person or married wo
man ha vint u Income of $1,000 or
during the year, ISM and any mar
ried nlan living with Ms wife on
Dm. a, 1*64, Haying an Income
of 13,000 or nton must' file the
Murphy Places 2nd In Tourney
Meet Brevard In District Tilt
THESE FAST PACING members of the Murphy Bulldogs basketball team took second place in the
Smoky Mountain Conference Tournament last week. Last night (Wednesday) they met Brevard in a dis
trict tourney. Left to right, front row, are David Guisler, Edward Odom, Austin Coffey, Fred Van Horn,
Hoyt Zimmerman, Boy Kephart. Second row, Bobb v Phillips, Bobby Stites, Jimmy McCombs, Birder
Cofiey, Don Amos, Pearl Johnson, Eddie Joe EUiot.
BY IDA BR15IBY
The Murphy boys basketball
squad met Brevard in a district
tournament last night at Bethel. |
The Murphy lads took second
place in the Smoky Mountain Con
ference Friday as they were de
feated in the finals by Bryson
Citay in a 60-68 game.
The Bulldogs took a lead early 1
In the him but unable to hold it '
when the Maroon Devils connect- 1
ed oil 8 free-throws and four field- 1
goals in the first quarter.
Falling further behind in the
second quarter the Bulldogs were
behind 34-24 at half time.
In the second half, although Cen
ter Pearl Johnson fouled out early
In the third quarter, the Bulldogs
made a fast recovery and with
only two minutes and 43 seconds
left to play In the quarter the Mur
phy lads tied up th* nn?.M 40
an. -3? ?
"" The ball changed hands several
times in the final quarter, but
with only seconds left to play the
Devils connected on two fre?
throws to make the game tota^.
Red Cross Drive Begins
Here; Workers Named
Workers for the 1955 Red Cross*
Jrtve began their collections here
this week under F. M. Bowman,
captain. Tom Day is in charge of
the Andrews drtve.
S. B. Williams leads the drive in
the business district and Ben Rag- j
sdale is in charge of publicity.
Workers In the drive had a kick
off breakfast Tuesday, Mar. 1. .
The workers Include Mrs. Roy
Fuller and Mrs. S. C. Burgess, 1
captains for the town drive. They (
are assisted by the following In
complete list of the residential
woffeers : Mrs. Nell Sneed, Adella 1
Meroney, Mrs. W. D. Town son, Jr., I
Mrs. James Parker, Mrs. Virgil '
Johnson, Mrs. Harold Bryson, Mrs. |
Harry Bishop, -Mrs. Robert Chen
ey, Mrs. Bob White, Mrs. Cloe
Moore, Mrs. F. C. Bourne, Mrs.
J. L. Baugh, Mrs. H. L. Merck,
Mrs. James B. Hall, Mrs. J. N.
Hill, and Mrs. Rhett Y. Winters, '
Community worker; include :
Brasstown, Iva Hensley, school:
Bill Miller, Brasstown, Martin's
Creek, Green Cove; Peachtree,
Mrs, Lloyd Hendrix; Hiwassee |
Dam, Mrs. Clay Hop wood, W. B.
Dockery; Snow Hill, Mrs. Ralph
Ledford; Suit, Mrs. J. F. Wood; |
Dak Park, Mrs. W. D. Simpson
and West Liberty, Alma Jolly.
Also Ranger, Miss Medley Fox; I
prison camp, Aud Sudderth; Upper |
Peachtree. Miss Inez Moore; Tex- (
ma, Frank Sudderth; Violet, Mrs. ,
Lottie Murphy, Mrs. Fred Gra
ham; Cane Creek, Mrs. Q. W. .
Louder-milk, Mrs." May Swanson ; |
Unaka, Herman Jones, Mrs. Glenn
>mne; New Martin's Creek
3iurch, Mrs. J, Morris; *tate em- 1
Bloyees, Guy HM.
Bueck Speaks To
H. Bueck, superintendent a t the j
Murphy School Unit, will be the'
fuest speaker at the dinner meet- 1
Ing of the Andrews Rotary club to
night (Thursday). * j
TIM <^ub win be celebrating the
OoiaSi Anniversary at Rotary and
the annual L?kUm Night wUl be ob-,
8. J. Oernert, prteMent. wffl prs
yfcrtr ?*?. > fry* *:
Fetes New Gub
The newly organized Murphy Ki
wanis Club was guest of the spon
soring Canton Kiwanians at a din
ner meeting Tuesday, Feb. 22 at
the Regal Hotel.
The program included the instal
lation of Woody Robertson into the
Canton Club as a new member and
a talk by Dick McMahan on what
it means to be a Kiwanian.
Dr. R. W. Owen of Canton pre
Persons present from Canton
were: G. E. Waddell, R. T. Lann
ing, Dr. R. H. Owen, John Newton,
A. A. Cody, Dick McMahan, Sid
Watts, Charlie Full man. Albert
Burnette, John H. Rhodamer, Tom
my Best and Woody Robertson.
Murphy members present were
Jack Aiken, William Cornwell, Jr.,
Arden Davis, Boyd Davis, Bergan
Mdore, Ralph Davis, James Evans,
Ray Heffner, Jack Lunsford. Tracy
Oelkers, Ed Reynolds, Dr. George
Size, Neil Sneed and Edward
Clinic Be Mar. 15-16
The annual pre-school clinic for
the Andrews Elementary School
will Be held on Tuesday and Wed
nesday, March 15 and 16, in the
Primary School building.
All children who will be six
years of a ge on or before October
IS, 1053, shouts attend (His clinic.
LAYMEN TO VISIT
IN CHURCHES SUN.
VUlting laymen will again speak
la Murphy churches Sunday in
oMmectlon with the current church
Harry Bishop of the Methodist
Church will speak at the lint
Baptist Church; Cyrus White of
the Baptist Church will visit the
Presbyterians; W. A. Singleton of
the Presbyterian Church will speak
to the Episcopal congregation; and
Ike Olson of the Episcopal Church
Bryson City attempted 28 free
i throws making 27 of them. Murphy
attempted 17 and made 12.
! The Murphy team received a cup
for First Place Division champs
| and' second place conference win
wwe'ctii^Mn by the coaches and re
ferees to be on the all-conference
and all-tournament teams.
| High scorer in the final game
'was Birder Coffey with 14 points;
Jimmy McCombs was second with
10 points; and Bobby Stiles got
eight. Other scorers were Pearl
Johnson, six; Eddie Joe Elliott,
six; Bobby Phillips, six; Hoyt
New Fishing Bill Is Sent
To State Senate For Vote
To Hold Regular
The regular monthly meeting of
Commissioners will be held Mon- '
the Cherokee County Board of
day, March 7.
The meei;ng wl.'l start at 10 a.
m. in the sheriff's office in the
Not In Cherokee j
.4 report that a man was found
shot to death In Cherokee Coun
ty is untrue. Sheriff Claude An
derson's office reported today.
Vick's Cove, rt'here the victim I
was found, is in Swain County
near the town of Cherokee.
The Andrews Chapter No. 15 of
the Order of Eastern Star will
have a special meeting for jn<fy?T
jtidh Satutdav. MarrJf 0*17:30 p
'wr. inrhe Masonic and Eastern
' Walter McHan of Bryson City,
district deputy Grand patron of
the 21st district will preside as '
| Members and visitors of other
chapters are invited to attend.
| Mrs. Haasie Butler, past district
deputy grand mator will preside
as worthy matron in the absence at
| Mrs. Polly McGuire.
BE HERE SOON
The Red Cross Bloodmobile will (
make a stop in Murphy Wednes- 1
day, March 9 at the First Baptist ,
Collections will be made from 11 ,
a. m. until 4 p ,m. that day.
This visit of the blood unit comes ?
during the current Red Cross fund
The blood program is operating
on a shaky margin here, it was
pointed out, and a large turnout ,
for blood donations is needed. |
REVENUE FROM (
OVER $1,000 I
The Town of Murphy put $1,018.43
in its till this week as the new park
ing meter receipts top the $1,000
mark for February.
Murphy kept the entire receipts
for the first month, according to
the contract signed with the meter
A breakdown of the first month
of parking meters shows $175.98
deposited Feb. 8; $257.05 on Feb.
15; $265.70 on Feb. ??4; $270.1^^0
Feb, from "the
"Meters Feb. 28, the hurt day of the
The town and the meter company
will start splitting 50-50 on the take
from the meters this month.
[ The split will continue until the
meters are paid for.
The monthly fellowship dinner of
the Bellview Fellowship Pro
gram will be held at the Commun
ity Building Saturday at 7 p. m.
> A law restoring short-term fish
ing permits for out of state fisher
men looked like a reality Wednes
day after the bill passed the Houso
and was sent to the Senate.
The bill sets up a $1.10 one day
fishing permit for out-of-staters,
and a $2.60 permit for five days of
Trilot fishermen from out of the
state will pay $1.10 for a license
and $2.10 for a special trout fish
ing stamp ? bringing the trout fish
ing permit total to $3.20 for one
The bill, if it" passes the Senate,
will knock out the legislation pas
sed by the General Assembly
which made a non-resident pay
CC.10 for one day of fishing and
$7.20 for one day of trout fishing.
Murphy's football coach, Ralph
W. "Chuck" McConnell has resign
ed and is now employed by the tax
division of the State Alcoholic
Beverage Control Board, H. Bueck.
Mr. McCbnnell will be stationed
in Hickory. Mrs. McConnell will
remain in Murphy until the end of
the schtjpl year, fix. Birnii said.
She is -r Teacher at the* -t.urphy
Mr. McConneli's resignation did
not come as a surprise, Mr. Bueck
said. He pointed out that Mr. Mc
Connell had been interested in the
ATU position before he came to
I EVENING CIRCLE TO MEET
The Evening Circle of the Pres
byterian Church will meet Mon
day evening, March 7 at 7:30 with
Mrs. Kiffin CraTen at her home on
SMOKY MOUNTAIN CONFERENCE tournament winners, the
Andrews girls, are pictured here with their Coach, Miss Ruth Ham
ilton. Seated front row are Dorcas Ann Mcflnire, Sue Crawford,
Doris Teas, Pat Painter, Barbara Barton, Pat Derreberry and Gall
Anderson. Second row, Carolyn West, Bobble Conley, Carolyn Dea
ton? I ..via Ferguson, Wanda Kay Moose, Pat kil pa trick, Mattie An
sel, Wilma Jean Crisp and Coach Hamilton. (Photo By Smlley's
Andrews Girls Win Tournoment'*
After Downing Franklin 61-50 ^ 'I
The Andrews girls basketball
team captured the Smoky Moun
tain "Conference title Saturday
night after defeating franklin 81
M. ? ' (
The Andrews girls were beat out j
by seconds in the finals last year
Sbe Crawford of the Andrews
teanr WD named outstanding play
er of the conference again after
star conference team again along
with her teammate Pat Derreber* <
ry who Is on the all-atar team tor
her fourth straight year. -?
The Andrew* girls were also the I
divisional winners. They racked
up a conference record of 11 wins .
and eve loss and a seasonal record
I ol 13 wins and one loss. Their only]
lus was to the Hayesville sextet.
In the tournament play the girls
orew a by* In the first round, m
Sue Crawford vu high scorer in
the championship game with M
points. Other Andrews scorers were 1
Doris Teas, nine; Dorcas McGuire, |
i Lx. Guards were Pat Derre berry,
Pat Painter, Barbara Barton,
Other squad members
Wanda Kay Mooae, WUma Crisp, |
Mattie Anfsl, Carolyn