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VOLUME M NVHBEIMO
PROMOTING MURPHY AND ANDREWS
MC?m NORTH GAROLIN A
THURSDAY, APRIL SI, IMS
TEN PAGES THIS WEEK
Peop'e You Knowji
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Christian of
Columbus, Ga., and Mrs. E. T.
Barnes of Atlanta spent the week
end with Mr. and Mrs. Peyton G.
Monday they all went to Knox
ville to visit another sister, Mrs.
I vie. Mrs. Christian and Mrs.
Barnes are sisters of Mr. Irle.
Prank Haslett and Mr. Haalett.
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fulmer and
daughter. Jennie Lee of Sylva,
visited Mr. and Mrs. Jim Franklin
Earl Van Horn is spending some
time In Mexico on business.
Miss Verda Bledsoe of Denver,
Colorado, is spending an extended
visit with Mrs. Nora Cbbb Spencer.
Prom here she will go to Florida.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Bocook and
children, Jan and Jay, are vaca
tioning for two weeks at Daytona
Mr. and Mrs. 8elby Glenn Ben
ton and daughter, Harriett at
Warren ton, spent several days
this week with Mr. Benton's bro
ther-in-law and sister, Mr. and
Mrs. C. E. Hyde and family.
Mrs. Morris Moore has as her
house guest Mrs. T. M. Massey of
San Antonio, Texaf, who arrived '
by plane Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. P. G. I vie and *
Grady Carrlnger went to Chatta
nooga Friday night to attend a '
showing of the new IMS Westing
bouse appliances which was held
at the Read House.
Joe Bailey was in New York last ,
week on business.
Mr. and Mrs. tyterman Hampton
have returned 'from Cameron
where they visited Mrs. Hamp- j
ton's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray
Mrs. J. W. Dyer is visiting *er
\ rther and sister-in-law, Dr. ant
_/ r*. O. D. ll?ytrm to BaMfc
Luther Hampton it' fetcrwali, |
Tenn. is visiting relatives here this j
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Lovingood
made a trip through northern
Alabama last week, and the Rev.
C. A. Smith who has been visiting
relatives In Haleyvflte for some
time returned home with them,
much improved in health.
Knox Singleton who underwent
surgery in Atlanta last week la re 1
ported to be doing well, but will i
remain in Atlanta until the last of '
this week. i
Mrs. W. A. Cathey has return
ad after a visit of several months
In Richmond, Va. with her sons
and their families, Mr. and Mrs.
James Cathey and Mr. and Mrs.
Vance Cathey. Enroote home she
spent several days of last week In
Raleigh with her son, Dan, who Is
a pace in the N. C. legislature,
and also a brief visit with relatives
in Durham and Ashevllle.
Mrs. W. B. Day has returned to
her home in Neon, Ky., after a
three weeks stay here with her son
in-law and daughter. Mr. ind Mrs.
W. H. Fuller. 8he was accompan
ied home Sunday by her husband,
Mr. Day, who spent the week end
here with the Fullers.
Mrs. J. P. Horn buckle has re
turned to her home in Newton after
a two weeks visit here with her son
the Rev. J. P. Horn buckle > and
Mrs. Vema Tarkington has re
turned after a visit of several
weeks with relatives in Elisabeth
1. J. Bailev of Atlanta. Oa..
Cherokee County Children Get Polio Vaccine
Hembree, Donley Head
Murphy High Council
Steve Hembree lut week w as
elected the tint president at the
new Murphy High School Student
Council in a student body election.
Mary Ruth Donley was named
Both are rising 'seniors at the
ichool and both are from Peach
tree community. They attended
elementary school at the Peach tree
Hembree Is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Noah Hembree and Miss Don
ley Is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
lames M. Donley.
Other candidates for president in
the close race were Georgia Samp
MV- mill Maomy antf?abert
SneeS. Other candidates 'for vie*
president were Bobby Phillips and
MARY RUTH DONLEY
Nominations were made in a
atudent body meeting.
The Student Council ia made up
of representatives from the four
high school classes and they meet
monthly. Mrs. Bob Bault is ad
The Student Council Is the out
growth of a class officers club and
is the first student council the
school has had (or some 10 yean.
The purpose of the council wis
said to be "to foster a spirit of
cooperation among classes, stu
dents, faculty; to promote battM
seheol dfeWT; U-pNiUe
ft ** * . 3
sprotsmanship In classroom and in
athletics; and to present a more
Farmers Take Over Coble
Dairy's Huge Operations
Some 21 Cherokee County daily
Farmers, along with 8,800 other
?outhern milk producer! yesterday
(Wednesday) took over the great,
iprawllng Coble Dairies.
. Hie company comprises 43
plants in Carolina*, Virginia and
West Virginia, Georgia and Flori
OoMe Dairy was pot on Ike sell
ing Meek last August by George
When the producers took over
yesterday, It was the end of weeks
?f negotiating. During that period,
mother major company came ckM
to acquiring the properties.
Today Coble's operations evolved
from a merger by Coble Dairy Pro
iuct a Cooperative, Coble Dairy
Products and Cumberland Dairy j
Products, the latter operating oat
>f Fayetteville. ?
the producers have wrapped np ,
M new operation under the
name. OoMe Dairy Products Co
I^fal and financial processes I
which led to the complete owner
ihlp o t Coble Dairies by the pro
ducers add up to this: The pro
lucers purchased from Mr. Coble
lis entire interest in the big Coble
Company. Mr. Coble has retired
to one of his big farms. Re holds
no office and exercises no voice in
the management of the new com
Bishop C. Leonard Jr. of Salis
bury is president of the new organ- 1
Ization. The cooperative home of
fice is Lexington.
There are 38 directors, five of
nrhlch serve on the executite com
' ( ' I
Executive' committee members
ire: Mr. Leonard. chairman;
L?wis Shuler, Bowman, 8. C.; Ed
SToung, Florence, S. C. ; Glen Culp,
3old Rill, and Eli ton Stokes, Lex
Senior Class Play
Set In Andrews Fri.
ISm ami Charokee County
Unctnf Oamwntion will be bold
luafeay, April U at Peach tre?
Icbool Auditorium at 10 a. m.
Slngara are expactad to b? pre
Mnt from nalghbortag ooudUm and
?tataa including quartata and trtoa
tam Oaorgto and Tirniwii. V |
Bactta ot officer, batfn
M day1* program.
a farce by
Even If You Hush
Your Mug, Sheriff
WONT Fill Your Jug
It'll be enough to break the heart
of a connoisseur of mountain dew,
but Sheriff Claude Anderson said
he will pour out over 40 gallons of
wbite lightning this afternoon
(Thursday ) in front of the county
The white, un-tax paid whiskey
has been captured by the sheriff
and his force during raids on illi
cit alcohol operations.
In other action concerning 46
pints of bonded whisky Recorders
Court Judge Herman Edwards or
dered Sheriff Anderson to deliver
16 pints of the whisky to Rodda
Van Gorder Hospital in Andrews,
15 pints to Petrie Hospital and 15
pints to Murphy General Hospital
The whisky was confiscated by
the court during Monday's session.
Night Set Sat
The Kiwanis Club of Murphy
will hold a charter night program
Saturday, April 23, at 7:30 p. m. at
the Regal Hotel. i
The district governor and lieut
enant governor are expected to be
present along with some 150 Klwan
tans from Murphy, Canton and oth
er clubs. ,
Final plana tor the charter night
were completed at the regular
meeting of the club last week.
Lucille Hyatt Is
Locate Hy*lt 'daughter of Itr.
and Mrs. A. O. Hyatt of Rt. 3, Mur
phy, yesterday was first place win
ner in the Ci vl tan-sponsored easay
contest. I j
Miss Hyatt received a Bui ova
.vatch for her essay on the duties
and privileges of a citizen.
Second place award, a necklace,
went to Carol Owens; and third
place winner of a fountain pen was
The awards were presented dur
ing chapel program at school yes
Officials of the. tourist air travel
industry told Cherokee County
i tourist businessmen Western North
Carolina will have a record break
ing number of visitors this sun>
The report was made Tuesday
night at a meeting of the Western
North Carolina ssociated Communi
ties held in the cafeteria of Berk
shire Knitting Mill in Andrews.
The tourist industry officials said
more people will visit the moun
tains this summer than ever be
fore.. Inquiries from potential visi
tors are 15 to 20 per cent above the
same period last year, it was re
More than ISO representatives
from 13 counties in WNC attended
Meanwhile. Rep. Geo. A. Shuford
wired the Scout yesterday (Wed
nesday) that plans to charge a toll
on the Blue Ridge Parkway have
been abandoned for the time being.
He said Secretary of the Interior
McKay reported that the toll plan
WU1 be studied further before any
action is taken.
WMU Assoc. Meets
At Mt. Pleasant
The wnutl meeting o t the WMTJ
at of the Western North Carolina
Baptist association. will be hold at
Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
Haywvills, Wednesday, April 17, at
Ov?ft 9Mbn will ha MM. Ed
wte Dosier. missionary to Japan.
KM. 1. B. Ooepetes. erWaaal
Recreation Park Is
Planned For Tots
John Morley was elected presi
dent of the Beaverd&m . Wildlife
Club during an organizational
meeting Friday at Unaka.
Other officers elected were !
John McMillian Sr., president and
Allan Chambers, secretary-treasur
District game and fish protect
>rs attended the meeting and assist
ki in organizing the club.
The next meeting will be at 7:30
p. m., Friday, May 6, in the Unaka
Persons interested In wildlife
conservation are invited to the
Preliminary plana for a smaL
children's recreation park were an
nounced this week by K L. Mc
Keever, Summer Recreation Com
First ideas on the park call for
a wading pool, two small swings, a
sand pile and other playground
equipment, Mr. McKeever said.
Hours for the park will probably
be from 2:30 p. m. to 5 p. m., six
days a week. A woman attendant
will be hired by the committee.
An age limit and other details
will be decided on at a meeting of
the three-man recreation commit
tee, Mr. McKeever said.
Other members aio Joe Ray and
Location of the park will be on
Valley River Ave. near the school
where Murphy City School buses
are now being parked.
Drinking water and rest rooms
will be installed at the park, Mr.
A marketing quota referendum
will be held Thursday, April 28. j
for burley tobacco grower* to vote ^
on marketing quota* and price sup j
part, A J. Barton, chalrptiy at
%ke Cherokee -County Agricultural
Stabilization and Conservation
Committee announced today.
Mr. Barton said new burley to
bacco farm acreage allotments for j
1990 are being calculated for the
The redetermination of 1965 farm
allotments for burley tobacco la
required under ' a law recently
passed by Congress
The 1MB national burley tobacco
marketing quota provides about
320,000 acres for farm allotments. '
Farm allotments previously deter
mined the 1906 totaled about J
369,00, Barton pointed out
The new legislation also reduces
the minimum farm allotment, 11m- '
its reduction that can be made in
farm allotments for 19SS and pro
vides for the marketing quota re
ferendum this spring. At the April
28 voting grower* will vote on I
whether they approve marketing!
quotas and price support (or 1MB. .
I If more than one tljird o( the
tag quofas will rw^^'inrfi^ai*!
no pric? aupport will M available)
for the IMS crop of burley, Mr.
Producers will receive revised
notices of their 1985 burley tobac
co allotments before the referen
dum and will know how the new
farm allotments will affect. them,
The new law also: 1. Provides
for an Increase in the marketing
quota penalty for excess tobacco,
from SO percent of the average
market price for the previous year. .
2. Prohibits consideration of ex
cess tobacco acreage in determin
ing future farm allotments.
3. Provides for a reduction In
the producer files or aids or ac
quiesces in the filing of a false re
port relating to the acreage of to
bacco grown on his farm.
Five Boys Enter
Five ninth grade vocational agri
culture students of Murphy School
are participating in a timber stand
improvement contest. The boys are
Gilbert Mintz, David Dockery,
Johnny Hawkins, Arnold Clark and
T. J. Logan.
The boys have measured plots of
timberland, one acre in size, on
which they are' carrying out re
commended forestry practices.
Their plots wilt be inspected in
May by a group of Impartial Judg
es and the winner selected. The
winner will be eligible to compete
in Champion Fiber Company's Tim
ber Stand Improvement Contest
which la open to county winners of
H Western North Carolina coun
The plots of Johnny Hawkins and
Gilbert Mints are almost complet
ed, and Johnny has done selective
thinning in * stand of young pine,
while Gilbert's work has consisted
at the same type of Improvement
hi a mixed stand of pine and hard
wood. These two boys are also us
ing the same plots at timberland
to oompete in a statewide FFA
oontest sponsored by the Seaboard
Mr*. Behrm&n Paues
Mrs. Mayes Behrman of Greens
boro died last Tuesday, April U la
Murphy School Has
Open House Event
Murphy City School hold open
house, friday, April 15, when a
number of parents and friends visit
ed the classrooms and buildings.
Some 140 of the visitors visited
in the school cafeteria and ate
lnnch with the children there.
707 FIRST AND
Soma 707 Cherokee County first
graders will this week receive
Salk polio vaccinations.
The vaccine was licensed last
week by the National Institute of
Health ? only hours after It had
been announced "safe, effective
and powerful" in preventing par
The new vaccine, developed by
Dr. Jonas Salk, brilliant young
Pittsburgh scientist, is declared to,
be theoretically, 100 per cent af
fective in preventing paralytic
Cherokee County children re
ceiving the vaccine will receive
one shot this week and a second
shot in about three weeks, as re
commended by Dr. Salk. Dr. Salk
alao recommended a third, or boos
ter shot, in about seven to nine
months from the second shot.
It is expected mat the supply of
the vaccine will ran short of the de
mand at first, but will soon be
available to private physicians.
The Cherokee County youngsters
receiving the vaccine are among
the some 9,000, MM first and second
graders in the country being sup
plied with the vaccine free by the
National Foundation for Infantile
The vaccine is being administer
ed locally by Ike health depart
ment lb* Arst ait second grade
population in Cherokee County is
about l,WQ^ according te the local -*?'
The vaccine is being administer
ed to &I1 first and second grade
children whose parents requested
It. Some 707 parents made the re
quest, the health department said.
For the present the local Salk
vaccine administrations are limit
ed to first and second graders un
til the vaccine becomes more plen
Class To Visit
New York And D. C
Tlie Senior class of Andrews High
School will leare next Wednesday
afternoon, April 27 toy train from
Ashevllle for New York City where
they will spend Thursday and
Thursday night on a guided tour
ot the city.
Bnroute home they will tour the
City of Washington, D. C., and re
turn to Anrdews Sunday, Kay 1.
Approximately M members of
the class will make the tour ac
companied by Miss Jean Christy
and James Wood, members of the
faculty of Andrews High School.
1 00 Bushel Corn Awards
Are Presented By Bank
A. B. (Tobe) Stalcup of Murphy,
Rt. 2, and Jim Stewart of Andrews
last week won the first and second
place awards In the 100 bushel corn
club awards here.
The awards were presented
Thursday, April 14, in the new as
sembly room of the Citizens Bank
and Trust Oo. who gave prises and
certificates to the com growers.,
First prise, a 180 U. 8. Savings
Bond went to Stalcup who produc
edi40 bushels on * Ml asm I a acre. .
Second prise, a $35 Bond went to
Stewart for his 136 acres. |
Third prise of $10 cadi was wan
by the John C. Campbell Fol*
School with 1SS kwfcela.
Jerry eJnkins, 103; Emanuel Me
Donald, 100; and J. C. Wells. 100.
The following were awarded as
sociate membership certificate* :
A. J. Martin, M bushel* : Norrls
West, 81; R. W. Martin, M; V. V.