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PROMOTING MURPHY AND ANDREWS
KCKPHT NOBTH CAKOLCNA
THI R8DAY, MAY 26, IMS
TEN PAGES THIS WEEK
People You Know
Mrs. Mada Mallonee and Mr. and
Mn. B. A. Mallonee and family of
Chattanooga, Tenn., spent Sunday
with relatives in Murphy.
Mrs.' S. M. Benton, Mrs. John
Weils and Mrs. Lester Lane of
Cornelia, Ga. visited Mr. and Mrs.
C.'E. Hyde and family last week.
Mrs. Annle^Peweese of Knoxville
visited her brother, Porter Axley
and family last week, She came es
pecially for the graduation of her
niece. Rose Axley.
Mr. and Mrs. Leon V. Axley and
children, Vance and Tommy have
returned to their home in St.
Louis, M., after a visit here with
the formers mother, Mrs. Tom
Axley. They also visited Mr. Ax
ley's sister, Mrs. Floyd Williamson ,
Mr. Williamson and children, Susie
and Lyman in Raleigh, before
Mrs. Wayne H. Gentry and chil
dren, Patricia Ann and Wayne,
Jr., are here with the former's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harve Elk
Mr. and Mrs. Mercer Fain spent
the week end in Knoxville with
Mrs. Fain's mother, Mrs. T. I.
Mrs. A. M. Brittam, K. R. Burns
and son Britt of Copperhill, Tenn.,
spent Sunday here with Mrs. Bes
sie Dickson and Miss Bertha May
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Odom and
Mr. and Mrs. Olen Stratton of
Nantahala have returned from a
tour of points of interest on the
East Coast of North Carolina and
other points. Places visited were
Manteo, Jamestown, Va., Williams
burg. Virginia Beach, Yorktown,
Richmond, Norfolk, Newport News
where they visited Mr. and Mi*.
Mr. Hid Mrs. H. R. Zittrouer oi
itlanta spent the week end hare
with Mr. and Mra. J. H. Hampton.
Mr. Zittrouer returned and Mrs.
Zittrouer remained for the week.
Mra. J. W. Dyer had as week
end guests, Mr. and Mrs. James
B. Edmons of Chattanooga and
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Pittillo of Bre
Mn. W. A. Cathy has returned
from a 10 days visit with relatives
in Oolumbla, 8. C. and Toccoa, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. R. A Dewar attend
ed the graduation of their fraud
daughter, Sara Alice Boring, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Borii^r In
Canton, Ga., Tue*day evening
Mrs. Dewar remained for a longer
stay and will also visit her brother
in Cedartown before returning
home next week. Mr. Dewar re- }
turned home Wednesday morning.
Mrs. Clay Rogers and daughter.
MarUou, and son, Billy, of Whittier
were guests of Mrs. Roger's aunt,
Mrs. Clara SherriU at the Valley
eown Mc'or Court Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Whitey West have
returned to Goldsboro after a visit
of several days here with Mr.
West's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Her
man West and Mrs. West's parents
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Brooks.
Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Jones and
?on, Jimmie, of Blalrsville, Ga.,
spent the week end with Mrs.
Jones, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Rich
Jack Rogers left Saturday for
Clearwater. Fla., where he will
join a party of 39 representatives
of a refrigerator Company far sev- *
era! days fishing trip.
Mr. and Mks. Frank Baker who
have resided* hare tor about two
years left Tuesday morning for]
Russell vide. Ark., where they will
reside. They sold their attractive
mar home to Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Mints of Marble.
Mn. JOhn C. Neville left Wed
nesday for Montreal where she will
spend the week end. She will be
Joined the latter put of the weak
by bar son. Nick, student at West
ern Carolina College, OuHowhea.
Mrs. David Bristol member of
h* Andrews school faculty left
Wednesday afternoon for Sunbury,
/*., where will Join her hus
band who is playing haae ball this
sissmi with Mm fun bury Red Lags.
Mrs. Addle Garrison of Rock
Hill. S. C.. was the house guest of
Mn. Vina fCilpatrick and lb
Ipatrlck onrer tha
Murphy To Get Dial Telephones Next Year
June Jurors Drawn
For Superior Court
1 The jury list drawn (or the June
term of Superior Court was releas
ed today. The two weeks term
opens June 30. Judge Dan K. Moore
First week jurors are: H. E.
Dickey, Murphy; Ted Trull, Mar
ble; Margaret Trull, Andrews; J.
M. Anderson, Culberson, Et. 2;
Clyde Gladson, Murphy; Giles Lu
ther, Andrews ;01en Clontz, Let
itia; Roy Waldroup, Andrews; R.
H. King, Murphy, Rt. 2; J. C. Wells
Marble; Hubert L. Hinton, Murphy
and Oliver Gregory, Culberson, Rt.
Also J. V. Hal'., Marble; Pink
Liming, Doc Gibson, Dee Mostel
ler, W. C. Hogan, John C. West and
W. Fred Davis, all of Andrews; C.
G. Rose, Unaka; Frtuik Clark, An
drews; C. S. Evans, Murphy; Hur
mon Green, Letitia; and Fred
Stiles, Murphy, Rt. 2.
The second week jury list in
cludes : E. E. Stiles and Wade
Decker of Murphy; Everett Mar
tin. Murphy, Rt. 3; Helen D. Pat
ton, Andrews, Rt. 1; W. R. Mar
tin, J. P. Calhoun and Frank W.
Swan ot Andrews; R. F. Martin,
Murphy, Rt. 2; and N. W. Lov
Also John Dickey, Guynn Owen
by and G. C. Cornwell, Murphy;
Arthur Nichols, Culberson; J. T.
Dobson and E. F. Trantham, An
drews; Fred Martin, Murphy. Rt. J
3; Earnest Graham, Murphy, Rt.
4; and Jewell Thompson, Murphy.^
Bloodmobile To Be In
Murphy, Andrews. 1 ,2
The mobile blood collecting unit
will be in Murphy and Andrews
next week to collect blood dona- '
The unit will be at the Murphy i
First Baptist Church Wednesday, !
June 1 from 1 p. m. to 6 p. m. |
The unit will be at the Andrews
City Hall Thursday, June 2 from j
10 a. m. to 4 p. m. The Andrews
quota la 100 pints. In order to get
,100 pints, It is necessary that at
least 118 prospective donors vjlmj-,
te?r to giv# blood, It was said.
Among its other services the
blood bank has been a means of 1
notifying unsuspecting prospective
donors who have presented them- '
selves to give blood that they
were : anemic ; had high blood prea
sure; had loifr blood pressure; or
had some other condition that need
ed immediate attention.
Any person who has received
blood from the blood bank may
take advantage of this chance to
have a relative or friends return
Jtb? Mood ttt -OT$?r that It may be
available for another to |iae.
Polio Chapter To
Elect Officers June 10 1
New officers for the Cherokee
County Chapter for Infantile Par
alysis will be elected at the annual
meeting June 10 at 7 JO p. m. at
Robert L. Jones, state represen
tative of the National Foundation
for Infantile Paralysis, Inc., of
Charlotte, will be present for the
meeting, according to chairman
Mr. Jones will meet with mem
bers of the local executive commit
tee before the meeting.
Meanwhile, a breakdown of do
nations for the past three years
Wins Dist. Contest
Miss Ann Pennington, daughter,
of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Pennington,
of Murphy, U the fint place winner
of a district evangelism contest
sponsored by the Methodist.
MIm Pennington's essay was en
titled "Why I Go To <W". She
is a member of to Murphy First
Methodist Church. She, won a week
at Camp Junaluska.
Mia Betty Weaver, also of the
Marphy first Methodist Church,
in the dis
flu.- . ?*? V *? '?
shows a steady increase in local J
contributions to the March of
The Cherokee Cbunty drive net- 1
ted $3,530.85 in 1953; $6,540.21 in 1
1954; and $6,988.66 in 1965.
Iin play County the 1953 collec
tion totaled $406.19;. in 1954,
$652.90; and in 1955, $1,455.14.
Murphy Garden Club
The Murphy Garden Club will
meet today (Thursday) at 3:30 p. .
ml at the home of Mrs. Harold
Wells. Mrs. John Smith will be co
hostess. New officers will be in- i
Friday, May 27 has been set a
side as the time to clean off the
Ranger Cemetery. All persons who
have loved ones buried in the ceme
tery are asked to come. ]
Set For Friday
The Murphy baseball team will
meet Bowaters Mill here at ? p.
m. Friday. The mill team is from
Murphy suffered a 14 to 6 de
feat last week from Lafayette, Ga.
At present the local team is not
getting the support It received last
sean, Ed Anderson, manager,
However, he pointed out that bad
weather has probably held back
many spectators since the season
Season tickets are still on sale
and Anderson asked supporters of
the team to purchase one.
Milk prices were discussed at the
meeting of the Martin's Creek
Grange last Thursday night at the
Martin's Creek School.
It was announced that milk dis
tributors of Western N. C. have
requested a public hearing with
the N. C. Milk Commission to con
sider the price of Class One milk
to $5.90 per CWT.
All milk producers in the Grange
were invited to attend to see if the
reduction is necessary In the face
farmers and to learn whether or
farmers and to learn whteher or
not the distributors plan to reduce
the price accordingly to consum
The qutcome of the tobacco re
ferendum was also discussed.
The next meeting of the Martin's
Creek GrwuajssUJ be a pol^trck
dinner for all Grangers .arid 'their |
friends on June 1 at the Martin's I
This will be a public meeting,
assembling at 6 30 p. m. and begin
ning to eat at 7 p. m. There will be
games and entertainment for all.
Nine Girl Scouts ,
Receive Pin* Sat.
Nine Girl Scouts received their
scout pins and membership cards
Saturday night at the investiture
service at the First Methodist
Officers of Girl Scout Troop Four
conducted the ceremony.
The following girls received pins
and cards: Mary George Baugh,
Frankie Ann Beal, Elizabeth
Gibbs, Susan Maxwell, Glenda
Mills, Dorothy Ann Mull, Brenda
Ann Quinn, Beverly Saunders and
Lynda Schuyler. ^
Hot dogs were served with Mr.
and Mrs. Charles Hyatt assisting
in preparing the hot dogs. Mrs.
George Size is leader of the
BANK BE CLdSED
The bank will be closed Monday
May SO, for memorial day.
Engineer Says Hayesville
Highway Be Started Soon
Construction will begin soon on
the new highway from Brasstown
to Hayesville, John Caldwell, of
Murphy, resident engineer with the
State Highway Department said ,
Mr. Caldwell said the contract '
for the new highway has been
awarded to Macon Construction Co.
of Franklin. He said the project
will take about a year for comple- !
tion and should be finished by
Mr. Caldwell said the total pro- 1
ject includes a new highway from
the prison camp at Peachtree for ,
about three miles to Brasstown, '
and then 6.3 miles from Brasstown
The latter portion? from Brass
town to Hayesville ? is the part
that will be started first, Mr.
Mr. Caldwell said the new high
way will have 22 feet wide pave
ment with 10 feet shoulders ? mak
ing a total width of some 42 feet.
He said when completed the new
highway will be as good as or bet
ter than highway 64 from Murphy
to the Tennessee lipe.
A full crew of nine men is sta
tioned here working with Mr.
Caldwell on the project.
Meanwhile, the contract for the
Marble? Peachtree road will be
let in July, Mr. Caldwell said.
Band Boosters Set
Dance Here Sat.
The Murphy Band Boosters Club
will sponsor a dance Saturday night ;
at the gym with music by the 12- ]
piece Murphy Teen Swingsters. Ed
Reynolds is director of the group.
Round and square dancing will
be enjoyed from 8 p. m. until mid
Members of the dance band are i
Linda English, Betjy Weaver,
Linda Palmer, Judy Davis, alto
Saxophone; Bill Rhodes, baritone
sax; Judy Sneed, tenor sax; Tom
my Howae, Bob Uance, Ronnie, Brit ,
tain, taimpet; feiily Bro^ng, Ed- 1
die King, trombone; Ramona Hag
I gard, piano; and Harry Duncan,
Tickets are now on sale at $1.50 j
per couple (or adults and 50 cents
per couple for teen agers.
During intermission the loser in
a bet between Barty Akin and Bob
Bault will roll a peanut across the
floor with his nose. Akin and Bault
have up a contest to see which can
Bell the most tickets.
Door prizes will be drawn.
The dance committee is made up
of Bud Alveroon, chairman; John]
Davidson. Jtyuny HoWse, Dr. A. J.
ReautrfeK, HcwartJ. Jahaiey, Claud*
Jones, lirs. George Size. Mrs.
Robert Weaver is president of the
Boosters Club. I
Mayor Proclaims Poppy
Day Here Sat. , May 28
Members of the American Legion
Auxiliary will sell memorial pop
pies on the streets of Murphy Sat
urday, May 28 to help finance their
work among; disabled American
Mrs. W. H. McKeever is presi
dent of the auxiliary.
Headquarters for replenishing
the supply of poppies will be by
Sossamon Furniture Co.
Poppy Day was proclaimed for
Church Of God
Revival services will begin Sun
day night, May 29 at the Church
The evangelist is Vernon Wood
and the pastor is Earl Radford.
Saturday by Mayor L. L. Mason as
"Whereas, three times in the last
37 years, the young men of our
town have been called upon to help
turn back a threat to America on
"Whereas, our young men ans
wered this call with high courage
and patriotism, some of the finest
of them laying down their lives in
the nation's defense;
"Whereas, the memories of these
men and their sacrifices should
live forever in our hearts;
"Whereas, our memories ror our
war dead and the honor in which
we hold them, is Individually ex
pressed by the annual wearing of
the memorial poppy;
"Now, therefore, I, L.. L.. Mason,
Mayor of the Town of Murphy,
North Carolina, do hereby pro
claim Saturday, May 28th to be
Poppy Day in the Town of Murphy
ind Cherokee County and do urge
all citizens to observe this day by \
wearing the memorial poppy." I
Bible Schools Start Monday
In Baotist, Methodist Churches
Simultaneous Vacation Bible
Schools will be held at the Jjtrst
Baptist and First Methodist church
es of Murphy May SO-June 10 with
'a pre-Bible-school parade set for
[Saturday at 10 a. m.
The Free Methodist Church will
have Bible 84hool May SO ? June 1
1 4. ? , i '
Registration for Bible schools at ' i
First Baptist and First Methodist I
churches will be held at I t. m. ?'
Saturday at the respective church- i
es. The children will join together
at 10 a. m. in front of the court
house for the parade through town. I
- METHODIST VBS |l
Hours for the Methodist Bihle ' |
School at ?:? ? U:? a. m. for 1
children four through 11 yeats old. t
Worker* in the sohool will be: 1
kindergarten, Miss Clara McCbmbs
Mrs. J. C. Tawnson, Miss Judy i
Cook, Miss Nancy Mm; primary 1
(ages six. seven and eight) Mm
Adella Meroney, Mrs. Porter Ax
ley, Mrs. John Baughman Mrs.,
CharleB Hyatt. Juniors (nine, ten,
eleven) Mrs. O. U. Gull edge, Mrs.
Robert Pace, Mrs. Martha Axley
Palmer, Mrs. Jean Zimmerman.
The Methodist School will not
have an Intermediate department.
A youth emphasis week has been
get for the last week in June (or
Intermediates and seniors with a
visiting caravan from Duke Unlver
The faculty for the Baptist school
Is headed by Miss Frankie Martin
is principal; Mrs. Boyd Davis,
general secretary; Mrs. Doyle C.
Burch, music director; Lowell
Scruggs, pianist; the Rev. 3. Alton
Morris. Bible teacher.
Departmental workers are: nur
?ery (ace three), Mrs. W. H.
Hush, supt, Mrs. A. J. Headrick,
Beginner (ages taar and ?*?),?
Mrs. C. W. Arnold, supt., Mrs. L.J
R. Harding, Mrs. Clyde Gladson,
Mrs. W. E. Howell, Mrs. J. J. Ham
Primary One (ages six to seven),
itrs. Verlin Jones, supt, Mrs. H.
C. Brown, Mrs. L. J. Phillips, Mrs.
James B. Hall, Mrs. Rae Moore.
Primary TWo (age eight), Mrs.
Lewis King. Mrs. Ralph Deweese,
Mrs. Dewey Garrett/ Mrs. Howard
McDonald, Mrs. Paul Black.
Junior One (ages nine and 10),
Mrs. Kenneth Davis, supt., Mrs. W. (
A. Sherrill, Mrs. W. A. Hoover, .
Mrs. Virgil 0|D*U.
jftnior Two (ages 11 and 13), ^
Mrs. Jack Boeook, supt, Mrs. J. ,
Alton Morris, Mrs. W. E. Bates,
Mrs. Henry Hyatt
Intermediate (ages 1S-1?), BiH 1
Cannaday, supt, Mrs. John Don- <
ley, Miss Toots Oook <
Hours for the Baptist School In <
?11:10 a. n. (
Town Will Join
The Murphy telepnone exchange
will convert to dial operation next
spring, L. J. Phillips, local mana
ger of the Western Carolina Tele
phone Co., said today.
The Murphy dial equipment will
be provided with the "latest de
velopments in telephone service
Mr. Phillips said.
The announcement came a few
months after the company said it
planned to erect a new telephone
building on the corner of Central
and Church Streets.
Indications are that the company
will start construction this fall on
the new building which will house
the dial equipment.
The new system will include "in
ward and outward" toll dialing.
This feature, Mr. Phillips explain
ed, will permit the Murphy toll op
erators to dial cities and towns in
the United States and Canada that
are connected with the nation-wide
The manager estimated that ,
three out of four long distance
calls now originating at Murphy
will be dialed directly by the Mur
Inwards calls to Murphy sub
scribers will be dialed by the dis
tant operators without the assist
ance of the Murphy operators, Mr.
The company's new building will
also contain the local business of
fice of the telephone firm.
Home offices for Western Caro
ling Telephone Co. Is in Wsaver
jfllle. The firm serves 17 commun
ities in WNC ond one community
in North Georgia.
C. K. Olson this week was ap
pointed president of the Western
District NCSA physical education,
health and recreation department.
Mr. Olson was appointed by
George Powell, physical education
teacher at Myers Park High School
Charlotte and state head of the
physical education, health and re
The Western District includes
some 12 WNC counties.
Olson will prepare the program
and preside at the fall meeting: of
the group in Asheville.
At Folk School
Some 27 persons representing
nine states enrolled Monday for
the short course now in progress
at the John C. Campbell Folk
Local persons may still enroll in
the course, it was announced, and
take part by the day.
Persons registered in the course
so far are from Mass., Conn., N.
Y., Ala., S. C., N. C., Ga., Twin,
Hubert Sneed Wins 1st
Place In Speech Contest
Hubert Sneed, son of Mrs. Evel
yn Sneed of Murphy, won first
place in a declamation contest
sponsored last week by the Murphy
Toastmasters Club and the Cher
okee County Historical Society.
Second place winner was Steve)
Hembree, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Noah Hembree of Peach tree. Mc
Kinley Johnson, son of Mrs. Vir
gil Johnson, took third place.
Joe E. Ray presided over the
contest and Mrs. Jerry Davidson,
president of the Historical Society,
md the Rev. Asmond Maxwell, ,
president of the Toastmasters dob
irer* oil the program.
Judges for the contest wen Dean |
Robert Andrew of You?c Harris 1
College, Tone Harris, Oa., Lynn
3ault and BUI Miller, both of the
lolm C Campbell Folk School. i
The three dtaueis spoke at a'