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VOLUME U NUMBER ? *4 MURPHY NORTH CAROLINA THURSDAY, MAY S, IMS ~ ^ wintrr pa nm THI? mvTZ
People You Kncfw
?The Rev. J. Alton Morris la at
tending the Southern Baptist Con
vention In Miami, Fla.
H. Bueck will ' attend the annual
meeting of the trustees of Western
Carolina College at Cullowhee
Thursday. Mr. Bueck is a member
of the board of Trustees of the
Mrs. B. L, Padgett, her sister, -
Mrs. Ann Waldroup of Marietta.
Paul Padgett and Sheridan Stiles
spent Sunday In Waynesville with |
Mr. and Mrs. John Posey.
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Williams
and son, Hu, have returned to .their
home in Tallahassee, Fla., after a
visit with Dr. and Mrs. R. S.
Richard Forrest arrived last
week to join his wife, the former
Miss Mary Bolan Brumby, here.
Mr. and Mrs. Max William Go
forth and son Billy and Miss Belle
Fuller of Pacolet Mills, S. C.
spent the week end with Mr. and
Mrs. R. C. Fuller.
Mrs. A. B. Owens and children,
Porter, Allen and Fain have re
turned to Garland, Texas after a
mont's visit here with Mrs. Owen's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. M.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Forester
spent the week end In Lenoir City,
Tenn. with the Utter. s mother,
Mrs. S. D. Akin has returned
from a visit with her daughters,
Mrs. Paul Shocfield in 8tatesville,
and Mn. George Powell In CJiar
Miss Kate Axley returned last
week from Statasville where she
spent the winter with her brother,
Cart Axley. ^
Mrs. Mercer Fain spent last
week iu KnosrlUe with taw mothec,
Mrs. T. I. Mount "
Mr. and Mrs. S: 8. Williams
were week epd guests of friends
and relatives in A*&e?Ule.
Miss Margaret Rice of Mineral
Bluff, Ga., spent the week end
with Miss Betty Clonts of Mbiphy,
H. M. I. Paul Padgett of Wash
ington, D. C. of . the Main Navy
Department Dispensary, is visit
ing his mother, Mrs. B. It Pad
gett and other relatives here. Paid
has been in Washington cme year,
having been formerly stationed at
He Is attending Georgetown Uni
versity at night, majoring in For
Mr. - jL Mrs. Richard Parker
have returned from a weeks -plane
trip to Rapid City, South Dakota
where They were guests of Mrs.
Parker's brother-in-law and sister,
Sgt. and Mrs. Bert Love and
Miss Elizabeth Troxler of Haley,
Tenn. spent the week end here as
guest of Mrs. Ruth Starr Pullium.
Mrs. Ellen fjersland 1 of Fontana
was also a visitor on Sunday.
Gwyn Anderson of St. Peters
bury, Fla., spent the week end
here with relatives. He was accom
pamled home by )(rs. Anderson
who has been visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mr*. Devefeaux Birch
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Gels have
have returned to Reading, Pa. af
ter a weeks stay here at Valley
town Court. Mr. Geia Is head of
the needle department at the home
plant of Berkshire Knitting Mills In
Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Christy and
con, Bobby, of Columbia, 8. C.
spent last week $et? with Mr.
Christy's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Doris Baxter, student at
South Western Baptist Theological
Seminary at Fort Worth,* Texas,
has arrived lor the summer vaca
tion. Miss Rcxter plans to enfage
In summer work with the Stat*
BTU program after a visit hen
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Lena Truett of Oak Ridge.
Tenn. spent the week end here
her father. Luther Truett.
173 Graduate Mon. From Cherokee Co. Schools
Hiwassee Dam High
School Graduates 22
Douglas Davis of Western Caro
lina College will speak at thencom
mencement exercises of Hiwassee
Dam High School Monday, May 23,
at 7 :30 p. m.
Twenty-two seniors will graduate.
The baccalaureate service will
be held Sunday, May 22 at 7:30 p.
m. with the Rev. Lester Stowe
delivering the sermon.
Miss Irene Roberson, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Roberson of
Suit is valedictorian of the class.
Idas Sylvia Williamson, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. Beecher William
son of Liberty is sateitatorian.
The graduates "include: Dennis
Graham, Kenneth Boring, Kenneth
Swanson, M. G. Curtis, Norbert
Price, Wayne Loudermilk, Hubert
Picklesimer, Don Brown, Bill Ma
con, Irene Roberson and- Sylvia
Also Blanche Jones, Geraldine
Henry, Wllla Lou Raper, Edith
Long, Mozelle Long, Carzell Allen,
Barbara Bruce, Louise Blackwell,
Helen Picklesimer, Shirley Parmer
and Maifol Radford.
Honor Students To
Speak At RVille
4 ' ^
BUCHANAN WILCOX CRISP
?to will speak at the RobbinsvlUe High School
Wednesday night. May 25. Four of the
i are pictured here, left to right, Ann Costlier, salutatorian,
Jo Ana Bochanaa, Unto Wilcox, valedictorian, and Patricia Crisp.
Leila Out, whose picture waa not available, win also speak.
Five honor student* will be the
speaker* at the Robblnsville High
School commencement exercises
Wednesday, Kay 29. The program
will be held at S p. .m in the school
Mrs. Leota Wilcox, valedictorian,
will speak on "Bridges to the
Stars" after the presentation of
diplomas and awards.
Before the presentation of di
plomas by Principal James A
Stanley, honor student Jo Ann
Buchanan, Patricia Crisp and !
Leila Carr will speak. Their sub
jects, respectively, are "Our Glor
ious, Heritage", "Youth In the
Atomic Age" and "Beyond To
I The salutatory will be by Ann
jcostner whose subject Is '"Hie
Frontiers of Tomorrow''.
The Rdbblrisvllle School Band
will pi4 four selections. I
The baccalaureate service for
the 1165 graduates will be seld Sun
day. Kay 23 at 11 a. m. in the
The Re*. Frank Cook, pastor of
the ftobhfnsvllle Methodist Church,
will deliver the sermon. The Rev.
jjoe Orr, pastor of the 'Robblnsville'
Baptist Church will also assist at
the service. ?
The speaker will be presented by
Supt. K. S. Clem.
Special music will be by the sen
iors, the chorus and soloist Fran
ces Parsons with Billie Ann Mill
saps at the piano and Lewis Enloe
as music director.
Graduating seniors, numbering
some 38, are: Max Buchanan,
Charles Cable, Mack Calhoun,
Hugh Oolvard, Dale Garland, Kyle
Garland, Lowell Garland and Dale
Also Huel Millsaps, Arthur
Odom, Larrjr Perkins, Melvin Rob
erts, Harold Rogers, Ralph Stew
art, and Jake Stratton.
Girls are Evelyn Ayers, Edith
Jane BMurchfield, Kathleen
Brooks, Jo Ann Buchanan, Wllma
Carpenter, Emlle Colvard, Marie
Colvard, Ann Costlier, Juanita
Crisp, Patricia Crisp, Leota Denton
Wilcox, Anna Dell Deyton and Ro
' Also Louise Holder, Christine
James, Lavina Lovin, Retha Mae
Medlin, Shirley Odem, Ethel Shef
fey, Joan Shoppe, Shirley Stewart,
Christine Stratton and Nellie Wal
BLOODMOB1LE BE ]
IN MURPHY JUNE 1
John L. Savage, chairman of A*
Red Crou Blood program haa an
nounced that the Had Crow Blood
MobUe will ba In Murphy on Wed
nesday, June 1, and win b? atatton
ad %t the Pint Baptiat Church
' from 1 to t p. m. All who can poaat
jbly donate blood aw urged to do
Miss Gray To
The Junior Woman'* Club will
?meet tonight at 7:80 p. In. at the
home of Miss Elisabeth Oray.
, New officers will be Installed
after which Klas Gray, theviut
going president, will entertain at]
tea. ' W ' <
, lira. Qearge Use la the new eWb
Be Andrews Speaker!
All 11 schools in the Andrews
School Unit .will closse Tuesday,
The Rev. J. H. Brendall, pastor of
West AsheviUe Methodist Church,
will deliver the graduating address
at the Andrews High School, Mon
day, May 23, at 8:00 p. m.
Representatives of the graduat
ing class who will participate in
the program are Maxine Mason,
valedictorian, and Bobbie Conley,
salutatorian. Some 48 Seniors will
The commencement sermon will
be delivered by Rev A. B. Lovell,
pastor of Marble Baptist Church,
in the high school auditorium, Sun
day, May 22 at 7 :30 p. m.
Mrs. Leila Van Gorder, public
school music teacher in the And
rews School, will direct the High
School Glee Club in several num
bers in both exercises.
The invocation will be by the
Rev. Vitold Gobins, pastor of the
Lutheran Church, Andrews; script
ure reading by Rev. Austin Kim
berlain. Free Methodist Church,
Marshals will be Junior class stu
dents with the highdtt scholastic
Senior girls are Helen Adams,
Thorn asine Almond, Rebecca Bab
bington, Ann Barker, Barbara
Barton Lois Breedlove, Jose
phine Coffey Bobble Conley, Peg
gy Conley Palmer, Sue Crawford,
June .Qwi, ^Patricia Datvebezry
and Mary Ruth Gibson.
Laughter, Jean Lovell, Jectn Lovin
good, Dorcas Aim McGuixe Maxine
Mason Patricia Painter Gladys
MISS BOBBIE OONXF.Y
Andrews High School saluta
torian and winner of <2,000
(Scholarship story on Page 8)
Pullium, Doris Teas and June
Senior boys are Ray Adams,
David Beck, Joe Collett, Jerry
Lyle Cooper Bobby Cooper, Daniel
Dills, Dean Docxery, Jerry Ed
wards, Bobby Gibson, Jerry Gil
bert, James Lunsford, Bill Mair
and Carroll Matheoon.
Also Roy Palmer, Lannon Poetell
Dale Raster, Johnny Baxter, .Wai
ter Raxter, William Todd Reece.
Kendal Rose, David Seay, James
Homer Taylor, Jr., Larry West,
Gerald Wfteeler and David Young.
Polio Vaccine Still
Not Available Here
The Salk polio vaccine is still not#
available for the second shot due
Cherokee County first and second
graders, the local health depart-,
ment announced today.
The local department said in a
telephone conservation with Dr. J. I
A. Googlna of the state health de
partment and U. 8. Public Health
Service, in RalWgh, that Dr. Goog
ins said the vaccine will not be i
be available before school is out.
He did not Vnow when the vaccine I
would be available, it was report
Parents of first and second grad
ers who received the first shot will
be notified when the second vacci
nation is available, the local health
Murphy Square 1
Gets New Look
Murphy's town square is getting
a new look this week after a road
crew from the State Highway Com
mission moved in to remodel the
four islands in the square.
The silands will be tilled with
asphalt and raised a little less than
The curbs will be painted yellow
and the surface 'of the islands will
be painted green.
Pedestrian traffic will continue
across the islands as it did in the
past, Charlie Johnson, town clerk
Two Ball Games Set
For This Week End
Murphy's undefeated baseball
club will meet Hayesville here at
8 p. m. Friday, followed by a Sat
urday night game with strong La
fayette, Ga., team.
The Georgia club, a member of
the North Georgia League, is also'
an undefeated team. Murphy has
won four gam4e In four ? tacts.
Last Friday Murphy beat favor
ed RlceviUe eight to four before
a small Murphy' crowd.
Attendance at Murphy's opening
game of the official season wad'
hurt bey p re-game rata.
The local club is now selling
season tickets tor $10 each.
Purchase of a ttc*et wffl mean h j
big saving to spectator* who ex-'
pert to see most of the home games'
Rd Anderson, dub manager, said.
Also the advance sales will help
Cub Scout Meet
The third in a mHm of organiza
tional meetings (or Cub Scouts in
Murphy will be held at 9:80 a. m.
Saturday in the community room
of the Citlxena Bank and Trent
It was estimated that over loo]
boys said they wanted to Join the I
Cub Scouts during a recant poll atj
the Murphy school. t
Parents must take an active part I
in the organisation before those I
boys can be allowed to join, it was'
pointed out. 1
packs can be established tn
' . sJEk. _ ;
103 Murphy Seniors
T o Graduate Mon.
Some 103 seniors will graduate
Monday at the annual exercises at
8 p. m. in the school auditorium. j
Mrs Winfred Townson Wells will
give the address and will be in
troduced by Supt H. Bueck. Mrs.
Wells is the daughter of Mr. ani
Mrs. W. D. Townson of Murphy.
She is 1936 graduaate of Murphy !
High School and is now practicing1
law with the firm of Wells and j
Henderson in Wallace.
Howard Cornwell is valedictorian j
and Hedy West is salutatorian of
Awards and medals to be present
ed by E. H. Brumby include
scholarship medals offered by the
Murphy School board; the citizen
ship medal of the Murphy Junior
Woman's Club; and the dramatic
medal of the Murphy PTA.
H. A. Mattox will award the
diplomas. Music will be pro
vided by Mrs. F.dna Whitley,
pianist; the girto' chorus and a
troiifbone solo by Bill Evan
Meanwhile representatives from
six Murphy churches will take
part at the baccalaureate service
Sunday at 11 : V in the school audi
The baccalaureate sermon will
be delivered by the Rev. Mark
Jenkins, pastor of Calvary Epis
copal Church, Fletcher. He will be
introduced by local Episcopal lay
leader Earl C. Van Horn.
The inTe nation win be by Rev. '
Asmond Maxwell, pastor of the
First Methodist Church and the
scripture will be read by Raymond '
J. Joseph, lay reader of Murphy's |
Following the scripture a pray
er will be led by Cyrus White, |
First Baptist Church deacon and
the benediction will be by the Rev.
G. H. Guisler, pastor of the Free
E. H. Brumby, Presbyterian
Church elder will make the an
Marshals at both the baccalau
reate and graduation programs will
be Georgia Sampson, chief, Judy
Cook, Virginia Fcrwler, Mary Ruth
Logan and Sue Beth Rowland,
members of the junior class.
The 1958 grafting seniors art:
Joe Allen Anderson, Patsy Ander
son, Evelyn Modean Arrowood,
Rose Lowry Axley, Gordon Creed
Bates, Barbara Jo Ann Buckner,
Harry Howard Burgess. Clark Gail
Byers, . Harold Clyde Chambers,
Edward Thomas Chastaln and Al
vin Birder Coffey.
Giles Kenneth Coffey. Gwinda
Lou Cole . James Howard Corn
well. Virginia Dockery Comwell,
Barbara Swaim Crisp, Clause
Howell Crisp, Mary Prances Crisp,
Shirley Bandy Davis, Carolyn
Yvonne Denton, Bettie Lou Dock
ery, and Christine Dockery.
Also Myrtle Ruth Dockery, Net
tle Sue Dockofy, Eddie Joe Elliott,
James Franklin Foster, John Alex
Fowler, Maurine Gaddis. Jo Louise
Garrett. Mary Kathrene Gentry,
Kathleen Gladson, Lucille Graham
and Dan Marvin Hall.
George Walter Hall, John Linton
Hall, Nina Hampton, Donald Wil
born Hancock, Mary Zell Haney,
Bobbie Joyce Hariness, Reed a Mae
Hartness, Harold Hatchett, Jr.,
Margie Hayes and Ann Houatin
Also Roy Earl Hogan, Edward
MRS. WINFRED WELLS
Jackson Hughes, Jean Glenda
Hughes, Lucille* Elizabeth Hyatt,
Bonnie Hall James, Joyce Ann
Jenkins, Virgil McKinley Johnson,
Bobby Jones, Alvin W. Kephart
and Ralph Alvin Kephart
Also William Rex Kephart, Joyce
KlQlan Annie Kilpatrlck Mack E.
Ledford, Max Lefevers, Joyce Xs
a be lie Lockaby. Charles McClure,
Ralph Garry McClure, James How
ard McCombs and Betty Juanita
Furman Henry McLeymore, Ola
Esta Mason, Harry Webb Mat tax,
Luther Mauqey, Virginia Ruth Mill
tape, Howard Utrof Ger
aldine Mulkey, Wallace Jamas Mur
phy and Joseph CUfton Owenby
Carol Elisabeth Owens, Edna
Ann Palmer, Katharine Payne,
Charles Kenneth Queen, Harold
Jay Queen, Gertrude Raper, Mag
gie Josephine Raper, 8unny Pran
ces Raper, Glenn Lex Roberts,
Virgil Lowell Scruggs, Gene
James Edward Sneed, Eulala
Stiles, Wifford Bobby Stiles, Rich
ard Paul Sudderfh, Mary Nell Sut
ton, Jeanette McClure Swanson.
Jo Burrell Taylor, Meredith Irene
Taylor, Shelby Jean Taylor and
Bobby Glenn Teague.
Eva Jane Thomas James Le
roy Thomason, Elbert Edwin
Timpson, Betty Truett, Frederick
Earl Van Horn, Grade Hedwig
West, Curtis Samuel White, Neva
Jean Bates Whitener, Luella
Wimberley and William Glenn
GRADUATE 13 ,
Solicitor Thad Bryson will speak
at the commencement exercises at
Stecoah School Tuesday, May 24 at
8 p. m.
Baccalaureate services will be
held Sunday at U a. m.
Some 13 seniors will graduate
including the following : Charles
Fred Bradshaw, Tommie Newton
Cable, Larry Russell Carringer,
Cliff Ray Cody, Daniel Hyatt
Greene and Jimmy Edward Gar
Also Betty Carolyn Crisp, Kelda
Anette Crisp, Iris Jeannete Glad
den, Frankie Oweh Bolder, Doris
Jean Jenkins, Virginia Anita Pos
tell and Efien Christine Sawyer.
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