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PROMOTING MURPHY AND v ANDREWS
( ME 64 NUMBER M
MURPHY NORTH CAROLINA THI RSDAY, MARCH 14, 1?55
TEN PAOES THIS WEEK
People You Know
Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. West
and children, Pamela and Randy,
of Canton, O., spent the week end
here with Mrs. West's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. N. E. Hunsucker. Mr.
and Mrs. West and Randy returned
to Canton and little Pamela re
mained to spend the summer with
her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Carr of Wil
son, spent last week here with
their son-in-law and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. John Smith.
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Beerkens
have returned from a vacation
spent in Nassau, Bahama Islands.
They met Mrs. Beerken's mother,
Mrs. Margaret M. Gockel of Hil
versum, Holland, who returned
with them for a visit
Mr. and Mrs. Harve Elkins have
returned' from a visit with their
son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and
Mrs. Wayne H. Gentry, Jr., and
children In Wytheville, Va. Mrs.
Gentry, Patricia Ann and Wayne
Jr. returned home with them for
Mr. and Mrs. Mack Patton and
children. Bobby. Don and Mamie
of Hendersonville, spent the week
end here with Mrs. Don Wither
Capt and Mrs. John Q. Arnett
and children, John and Dickey of
Ft. Bending, pa., visited Mr. and
Mrs. Harve Elkins and Mrs.
Wayne H. Gentry Saturday.
Miss Jane Sneed and Miss Sybil
Hughes of Chattanooga are spend
ing this week at home with their
Mrs. Clyde SneeJ .Mrs. J. H.
Duncan and Mrs. J. M. Hughes at
tended the Grand Chapter of the
Order of Eastern Star in Chat;
?oogA one uay last week.
' v 'fa. Vesta JTenaley had as
Ms last week end, Mrs. Jerry
-?ones, Mr. and Mrs. Jake Hensley,
of Cleveland. Tenn., and Mr. and
Mrs. Edvign Hensley of Oak Ridge,
Tenn., last week end.
H. Bueck, Lloyd Hendrlx and J.
E. Rufty were In Asheville last
week on business.
Mr. and Mrs. L. V. McMahan at
tended the annual March Working
Conference of Public Health ' Edu
cators in Chapel Hill last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Max Lenning and
daughter, Teresa, of Denton have
returned to their home after a vis
it here with Mrs. Lenning's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Gray.
Mrs. S. E. Cover and daughter,
Miss Frances Cover, attended the
Ice Vogues held at the Oily Audi
torium in Asheville Tuesday.
Mrs. Paul Boring and children,
Sara Alice and Paul Jr., spent sev
eral days -of last week here as
guests of Mrs. Boring's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Dewar.
Mrs. W. O. Darden and son Ned
of Hogansville, Ga., have returned
after spending the week end here
with Mrs. Darden's relatives, Mr.
and Mrs. Zeb Copley, Mr. and
Mrs. Wymer Conley and Miss Rush
Oonley. Mrs. Darden la the former
Miss Mary Boone.
Mrs. Herman West and son,
Whitey, Misses Frances Brooks
and Lucille Bell spent several days
at last week in Roanoke Rapids
with Mr. and Mrs. Maurice West
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Nichols luiv*
as their guests this week, Mrs.
Ntchol's father. W. B. Chandler at
Villa Rica, Ga., and her brother
in-law and sister, Mr, and Mrs. T.
I. Underwood of CartersvIHe, Ga.
Mrs. C. A. Brown left Saturday
" a two weeks stay with her son,
New Marble School
Plans Are Studied
Mrs. Warner Be
On TV Show
Mrs. B. E. Warner, chairman ol
district one of the Federation ol
Home Denomstration Clubs is at
tending the state R. D. executive
board meeting in Raleigh Mar. 23
She win appear on Grace White's
television program while there
Miss White Is home economist or
WNAO-TV, Raleigh. Mrs. Warnei
will discuss arts and crafts and
will show several items from hei
Grace White's television pro
gram is a homemaking show de
voted to the general interest ol
Mrs. Franklin Smith was invited
to discuss the education program
of the home demonstration club on
the program, but she will be un
able to attend.
The Murphy Kiwanis Club, the
town's newest civic organization,
has adopted the stray dogB and
rabies problems in the county as
one of the projects (or the year,
Herman Edwards, club president,
Dr. George Size is chairman oi
Ow projqct. olub aaid,? pe
tition baa been drawn -up request
ing the Cherokee County Commis
sioners and the Commissioners of
the towns of Andrews and Murphy
to employ an officer to enforce an
anti-rabies law in the county.
The petition also provides for a
quarantine of unvaccinated dogs,
the club reported. The petition is
being circulated through out the
"It is felt that if enough persons
are interested and sign this peti
tion. the commissioners will be
anxious to correct this terrible
situation. Then Cherokee County
will not have the bad reputation of
being second in the number of rab
ies cases reported each year in
North Carolina," the club said.
Pitt Walker Is
Page In Senate
wm. rare wauoeb m
William Pitt Walker, m, ion M
Mr. and Mr*. WllUam Pitt Walkei
of Andrew* recently *u appoints
to Mm a*. . a page in th? North
Carolina Oaaeral Aaaembly.
Pitt la IS yaar* old jyvfl the great
grandson <* the lata William Pitt
Walkar, pioneer aattlar of
Ha ia aerviar a* pace to Senator
H. M Moor* af Hayeavtlle and al
ao to another aanator who aerved
in tha Senate with Pitt'* fTeat
fraat unci*, tha lata George Walk
-* Plans for a new school at Marbla
were approved last week by the
Andrews School Board and con
struction on the new plant may get
under way this spring, Supt. J. E.
[ I Di-. A. S. Hurlburt, assistant
i state superintendent of public in
" st ruction; John L. Cameron, di
rector iff the division of school
planning; and Richard P. Lea man,
design consultant, all of Raleigh.
, visited Uie Andrews school unit re
cently and inspected all buildings
, and new building sites.
They submitted plans and re
I commendations to be considered in
. in a long range building program 1
I for the Andrews and Marble
At a recent meeting or the board
| of trustees of the Andrews School
jUnit, the plans as submitted were
studied, and after discussion of
1 the possibilities, the board unani
mously decided to accept the alter
i ' nate plans as submitted by the
. Raleigh panel.
The building plan, drawn by
Asheville architect Lindsay Madi
son Gudger, includes six class
rooms, rest rooms for boys and
girls, pirincipal's office, storage
chests, supply room, a cafetorium,
kitchen and boiler room.
The building will be constructed
on the new s^e purchased for the
school about two years ago. The
I site is the McHan property on
The architect is now working on
I I final plans for the building.
The local chapter of the Order of
the Eastern Star will have a pub
t lie installation of officers here Sat
urday night. Mar. 26, at 7 :30 in the
j lodge hall.
I Elective officers to be installed
are: worthy matron, Bessie B.
[Bates; worthy patron, J. Franklin
I Smith; associate matron, Elizabeth
| Shields; associate parton, Sam L.
Davidson; secretary, Ann Phillips; ,
treasurer, Hattie Palmer; con- 1
ductress, Maude Duncan; assoc
iate conductress, Alice Morley.
Appointive officers are : Gemae
jowenby, chaplain; Cora Davis,
marshal; Annie L. Foard, organ
ist; Dora Kaye, Adah; Mary Van
Horn, Ruth; Sylvia Waggoner,)
Esther; Ellen Cra'vford, Martha; ,
Myrtle Evans,' Electa; Fleeta
Browning, warder; and Tom Pal
Installing officers are; Ann Phil
lips, installing officer; Mary Cath-I
ron Sneed, marshal; Helen Moody,
secretary; Hattie Palmer, con
ductress; Lola Davidson, chaplain; .
Annie Lee Foard, organist.
Associate officers are ; Maggie
Swaim, chaplain; Gussie Furr, I
marshal; Marcella Smith, organist |
Kate Hughes, Adah; Ann Lou An
derson, Ruth; Evelyn Kiasleburg, |
Esther; Mary Cathron Sneed, Mar
tha; Edna Palmer, Electa; Joyce
Sampson, Warder; Jess Rich, sen- 1
TO 21 DEGREES
Jack Frost made a return visit
! to Cherokee County this week when
the mercury went down to 21 de
gress Tuesday morning, accord
ng to TVA statistics.
The county has enjoyed some
' balmy temperatures during the
past few weeks, but, as one man
phrased it, "anythlng's liable to
happen in March."
Mrs. Taylor Dies
Mrs. Mattie A. Taylor, 86, died at
9:15 a. ifa. Monday, March 21, In
an Andrews nursing home after a
She was born Jan. 16, 1869 in
Spoulding County, Ga., daughter
of the late Mr. and Mrs. James
Richard Manly. The family moved
to 8herman, Texas when she was
13 years of age, then moved to
Memphis, Texas, where she was
married to George William Taylor
in 1891; from there she moved to
Roswell, New Mexico in 1809, to
Vermont, Utah In 1906, then to
Brookville, Fla., in 191* In 1918,
her husbanl died, and In 1919 the
family moved to North Carolina.
Survives are three daughters,
Mrs. J. E. nelson of Toptoo, Mrs.
r. T. G rosier of Corpus Oiristi,
Texas, and Mr*. R. M Ruffner of
Dandridge, Tenn.; two sou, Wil
liam H. of Raleigh aad Prank D.
? The one day and five day fish
ing permits for non-residents will
return to North Carolina Ap. 1,
Arnold Dalrymple, wildlife protec
tor said here this week.
Dalrymple said the one day per-|
mit for $1.10 and five day permit
for $2.60 will be available to non
residents the first of next month.
Non-residents will have to buy
a special $2.10 permit for trout
fishing. This is one dollar more
than residents pay for the trout
license and is the only change from '
the way the non-residents fees
were two years ago.
Meanwhile all pre-season stock
ing on trout streams has been
made in local streams, Mr. Dal
rymple said. He said two further
stockings will take place in the
streams during open season in the
Monday some 1,500 rainbow trout
were placed in Appalachia Lake.
These trout came from Table Rock
Hatchery near Marlon.
Streams stocked Include 800
in Junaluska Creek; 300 in Valley
River above Andrews; 300, Peach
tree Creek; 300 Davis Creek; 3S0
Bald Creek ; 300 Little Shoal Creek
300 Copper Creek.
Craig Supply Co.
Opens Here Today
Craig Supply Company, a gen
eral store owned and operated by
Winston Craig, opens in Murphy to
I Craig's store is located In a new
ly constructed brick and block
I building on Tennessee St. in a
spot formerly occupied by Coble
I The new store, SS by 100 feet,
.will stock groceries, dry goods,
I feeds, seed, fertiliser, work cloth
es and shoes.
Easter Seal Sale Benefits Local
CllU^ .ripple Children
MRS. SWAIM DONNA JEAN DR. BURLESON
Dr. Joe Burleson of Ashevllle checks Donna Jean Hackle i-** leg as
county health nurse Mrs. Alice Swaim looks on. Donna Jean was one
of 71 patients seen at the Crippled Children's clinic in Andrews last
week. The clinic, formerly held every two months, will now bo held
each month on the Friday preceding the third Saturday. The next t
clinic, will be April IS. Children and adults from Cherokee, Clay,
Graham and Macon Counties are treated at the clinic, which is j
sponsored by the N. C. Crippled Children's Society, now holding Its
annual Easter seal sale. Donna Jean above, bt the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Hackler of Andrews (Phot# Hjf Smiley Stndlo)
Ratings Won At
WCC Music Contestj'
Entrants from Murphy In the
Senior division of piano contest
held at Western Carolina College
March 12 were Nancy Sales and
Hedy West, pupils of Mrs. Jerry
Davidson, and Irene Roberson of
Hiwassee Dam, pupil of Mrs. Mar
Nancy rated 2nd division - excel
lent; Hedy rated 1st division - sup
erior; Irene rated 2nd division,
Ratings or aie eutraces m the
Junior division were Wanda West,
1st - superior; Annettee White
and Susie Miller 2 division - excel
lent; and Romona Haggard 3rd di
vision - good. All entrances in the
Junior division are pupils of Mrs.
Hedy West will take part in the
piano contest to be held In Greens
boro, N. C. in April.
In the band . contest, held the
same day at W. C. C. Murphy band
rated 4th division ? fair.
School Be M
A Home Demonstration district
citizenship training school will be
held here tomorrow (Friday, Mar.
35) at the First Methodist Churcn
from 10 a. m. until 8 p. m.
Home agents and leaden are ex
pected to attend from Macon,
Swain, Graham, Clay and Chero
Mrs. Clay Hopwood, president of
the Cherokee County HD council"
will give the welcome
Cecil Palmer will give
al. Mrs. Dock Sud^srth is pianist
\ssist College Drive
A state-wide campaign to raise
(1,500,000 fund for buildings and
:ndowment at Lenoir Rhyne Col
ege. Hickory, the only Lutheran
>wned institution in North Caro
ina, has passed the $700,000 mark.
The St. Andrew's Lutheran
Church in Andrews is taking active
>art in this campaign with James
N. Ibberson being the local com
nittee chairman. Sunday March
!7, will be the closing date for the
Individuals interested in making
.heir donations to this cause are
isked to contact Mr. Ibberfcon be
ore the closing date.
5tauffer Be Heard
The Rev. John E. Stauffer, pas- |
tor of the Little Brick Presbyter
ian Church of Knoxville, will
preach at the Presbyterian Church
here Sunday at 11 a. m.
The Little Brick Church was or
ganized 32 years ago as an out- [
post of the First Presbyterian
Church of Knoxville,
The Rev. C. W. Solomom sup- j
ply pastor of the church here is
expected to enter an Asheville hos
pital this week to undergo surgery, j
and Mr. Stauffer is supplying the
pulpit in his absence.
A record number of some 3,475
handicapped children and 801
handicapped adults received help
' from the N. C. Society for Crippled
Children and Adults during the past
year, it was disclosed today.
Included among the services is
aid to the local crippled children's
clinic held regularly in Andrews.
Children from Cherokee, Clay,
Macon and Graham counties are
treated along with some adulte.
Last year, it was reported," the
clinic served 375 patients. Diagnos
es included cerebral palsy, polio,
osteomelities, club feet, perthis
disease, rickets, tuberculosis of the
bone, cleft palates and hare lips
and deformities from old frac
Local funds are used to provide
braces, special shoes, x-rays, trans
portation and other aids to the
The sale of Easter Seals bene
fits the crippled children's society
which sponsors the clinic along
with the local health authorities.
The current sale of Easter seals
is being headed by W. D. Whi taker
of Andrews. Mrs. Roy Lovingood
is chairman of the Murphy area.
This week Mrs. Lovingood re
leased the following list of organi
zations and their heads assisting
with the drive: chairman Easter
lily parade. Miss Elizabeth Gray
and the Girl Scouts; school ap
peal, Mrs. C. K. Olson; coin con
tainers, Miss Toots Cook; publici
ty, Mrs. W. V. Costello.
Civic clubs and others: Lions
Club, Glenn Patton; Civitan Club,
Nat Kinney; Junior Woman's
Club, Miss Elizabeth Gray; Mur
phy Garden Club, Mrs. S. C. Bur
gess; Regal Club, Mrs. Bessie
Dickson; Kiwanis, Herman Ed
Schools and industries: White
Church School, Mrs. Harest King;
Peachtree School, Miss Dale Sud
derth; Hiwassee Dam School, Mrs.
Maude Radford; Ranger School,
Mrs. Cyrus White; Martin's Creek
School, Mrs. Frank Hughes; Tex
ana School. Miss E. R. Dennis;
Van Raalte, Don Ellis; Brumby
Mills, Ed Brumby; Commonwealth
Lumber Co.. Ann Phillips; Hitch
cok Corp., Mrs. Francis Bourne,
The seal sale started Mar. 17 and
will continue through April 10.
Good Fishing Enjoyed
On Hiwassee Lake
The coming of spring has re
awakened Murphy fishermen who
have had good luck at Hawissee
Last Tuesday a party of seven
fishermen spent the day on the
lake and caught over SO fiah . . .
pike, baas (small and large mouth)
and crappie. Most of the fishing
waa done in the Beaverdam Creek
The party was made up of Ar
nold Dalrymble, Everett English.
W. A. Singleton, Leonard Jones,
Ray Heffner, Barty Akin and Pet?
Mrs. R. V. Weaver Is
New Band Booster Head
Mrs. Robert V. Weaver was elect
ed president of the Murphy Band
Boosters Club during the new or
ganization's second meeting.
Other officers elected were
Claude Jones, vice-president, and
Mrs. C. L. Alverson, secretary
Approximately 40 people attend
Ml the meeting last week. Plans
inn to tncreiw niimtm
Alp In the club. Alma of the club, j
Mrs. Weaver explained, are to five
11 oral and financial support to the