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Cherokee scout. volume (Murphy, N.C.) 188?-1961, June 09, 1955, Image 1

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KEEP YOUR MONEY IN YOUR COMMUNITY PROMOTING MURPHY AND ANDREWS TRADE AT HOME; PAYS VOLUME M NUMBER? 47 MURPHY NORTH CAROLINA THURSDAY, JUNE #, IMS "5S5" PAGES ' People You Know' Mrs. George W. Byrum left laat week for her home in Edenton, Aft er a visit here with her niece, Mrs. W. D. Townson, Jr. and family. She was accompanied by Barbara Townson, and they went by Ath ens, Ga. for a visit with Mrs. Townson's brother, Murray Which- j ard and family there. Mr. and Mrs. John Jordan and three sons fetumed this week after J a visit of two weeks with Mrs. Jor- 1 dan's family in Brooklyn, N. Y. "j Jack Barnett will leave today < Thursday) for Nashville, Tenn., ' where he will be in summer school at George Peabody College for Teachers 10 begin work on a doc torate in business education. He has been here for 10 days visiting his mother, Mrs. L. E. Barnett. Mrs. L. E. Barnett will go to Marietta, Ga., today for a visit of some weeks with friends. Mrs. Johnsie Nunn returned Sat urday night front a meeting of County Superintendents of . Welfare in Raleigh, and a week end visit with relatives and friends in White ville and New Berne. Mrs. H. G. McBrayer of Ander son, S. C. will arrive Sunday to spent two weeks with her mother, Mrs. G. W. Candler. Mrs. Willard Cooper has return ed from a week's visit with her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Wood ard and son, Mi chael In Covington, Ky. Mr. and Mrs. Garrison Maneval and son, David of Enka, came laat week end for a visit with Mr. and Mis. Glenn Bates and Mr. and Mrs. John A. Davidson and family. Mr. Maneval went to Moorlstown. Tenn. froro here, but Mrs. Maneval and David are spending the we?*'.:i Mr. and Mrs. SQl Bayne an4 chi! dren. Billy and Mary Lou of Lenoir City, Tenn. were week end guests of Mrs. Bayne's grandmother. Mrs. G. W Candler. Mr. Bayne Is owner and publisher of the Lenoir City News. ANDREWS Mr. and Mrs. Carl Painter of Gastonia spent the week end here with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Moffit and daughter, Bobbie Deen, of Shelby viile, Ky., spent the week end here with Mrs. Motfits parents, kr. and Mrs. Richard Harding. En route home the Moftits visited Mrs. Mof fit's sister, Mrs. Boyd Jones and family in Blairsville, Ga., Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jenkins and son, Randy and Jerry Anderson of Birmingham, Ala., were guests of Mr. Jenkins' sister, Mrs. W. T. Holland Saturday. The Jenkins are spending a vacation at Smoke mount Camp. Mrs. Clay Rogers of Whittier spent the week end here with her aunt, Mrs. Clara Sherrill at the Valleytown Motor Court. Mrs. Billy Hoblitzell and sons, Butch and Kenny of Ann la ton, Ala., spent several days of last week here as guests of Dr. and Mrs. Charles O. Van Gorder. Miss Judy Bristol has returned home after completing her spring semester with the Junior class in Fleldaon Ethical Church and Cul tural school in New York City. While in New York Judy was guest of her aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Doyle and studied piano under Miss Elnora Beck, concert pianist. She plans to finish with her class in the Andrews High School in her senior year. Mrs. Bruce Bristol and her sis , of Atlanta, Ga., attended the. graduation of Mrs. Bristol's daugh t?r, Anne, in ceremonies at the College at the University at Greensboro her Bache Summer Recreation Program Starts Monday Andrews Hospital Bids Are Approved By State;Building Starts On Washington O.K. Bid* tor the construction of the District Memorial Hospital of Southwestern North Carolina at | Andrews have been approved by | the State Medical Care Commis sion. Prompt approval is expected in i Washington, P. B. Fere bee, chair | man of the hospital committee told | the Scout yesterday. Construction will begi* as soon as the approval from Washington is cleared, Mr. 1 Ferebee said. , i 1 | Or. John A. Ferrell, executive | secretary of the N. C. State Medi- , cal Care Commission, advised the hospital committee that the com mission has approved the bids. They have been forwarded to the U. S. Department of Health, Edu cation and Welfare in Washington, Mr. Ferebee said. Meanwhile the bids received in Andrews last Friday went as fol lows: V The Hickory Construction Comp any was successful bidder for the general construction contract with a bid of $211,238. Southern Piping and Engineer ing Company of Charlotte was low bidder for the heating and c?itll iting contract with a bid ot $34,480. Other successful bidders were Hickory Plumbing and Heating Company, plumbing, 124,900; and Lunsford Electric Co., Asheville, electrical contract, $22,850. The 30- bed hospital will serve Clay and Graham counties and Valleytown Township of Cherokee County. Dr. John A. Ferrell, executive secretary of the Medical Care As sociation, said approximately $345,000 has been allocated for the hospital. The bids were opened in the An drews City Hall. P. B. Ferebee, chairman of the board of trustees of the hospital, presided. Charles Templeton and Bruce K. Jones, architect, represented the Medical Care Commission. They said contracts will be awarded subject to concurrence by the commission and the U. S. Pub lic Health Service within 30 days. Joy Hay, representing the Hick ory Construction, said construction will start immediately after the contract is received. The movable equipment contract amounting to $36,000 will be receiv ed later, it was announced. J ? . Progress Being Made Oh New Marble School ? _ . * r 9' #? ; The new building project for the Marble Elementary School is mak ing progress, John E. Rufty, sup erintendent, said. A new well has been drilled and will be completed as the source of water supply when contractors are ready to begin work, he said. | Mr. Rufty said Lindsey Madison Gudger, architect for the project, reported that drawings and speci t fi cations for the building have been approved. LW.ArpDiesOf Gunshot Wounds L. W. Arp, 63, of Culberson, , Route 2, died at 4 a. m. Monday, June 6, in his home of what Chero kee County Coroner J. C. Town son described as a self-inflicted gun shot wound in the head. Townson said Mrs. Arp heard a shot and- found her husband in the bathroom and that he had been shot in the head with a 18 gauge shotgun. Arp, a steel rigger and a farmer, had been in a nervous condition for some time, Townson said. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Hattle Golden Arp; six daughters, Mrs. W. E. Prince of Isabella, Tenn., Mrs. Lonzo Curtis of Oliver Springs, Tenn., Mrs. Ray Simonds of Blue Ridge, Ga., Mrs. Frank Crowe of Creed, Colo., Mrs. George Anderson of Jersy City, N. J., and Mrs. Bobby Standridge, of Mariet ta, Ga., four sons, Denver of Wil li amston, N. J., Herbert and Hur dis of Chicago, HI., and Hubert of Detroit, Mich., 18 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Also four sisters, Mrs. Marion Gaddis and Mrs. Tom Gad dig of G&stonla, Mrs. John Loving of ?ucktown, Tenn., and Mrs. Pat1 Loving of Blue Ridge, Ga.; two brothers, John Arp of Isabella, and Pearl Arp of Detroit, Mich. Arp was a member of Mt. Mor iah Baptist Church and a member of the Sweetgum, Ga. Masonic Lodge. Funeral services will be held tn Shady Grove Baptist Church bat the date has not Man Mt. pending the arrival of relatives. Officiating minister* fin ha the Rev. Glover P. Ledford. the Rot. Gilbert Oarren and the Rev. Ran dall Garren and the Iter. Thomas ? Carringer Slates Andrews Concert Walter Carringer, tenor of Mur phy and New York City, will pre sent a religious concert in the First Baptist Church, Andrews Sun day at 8:00 p. m. June 12. His program will include: "Tu^n Thee to Me", "God is My Shep herd" and "I Will Sing New Songs of Gladness" a group of Biblical songs by Dvorak, a group of spir ituals, "I Wonder as I Wander" and "There is a Balm in Gilead"; also a group of familiar hymns In cluding "Sound an Alarm", by Han del and "With honor Let Desert be Crowned". He will fcloae with "The Lord's Prayer" by Malotte. Carringer is at home for three weeks visiting his mother, Mrs. Ruth Carringer, of Murphy, beforf going to Transylvania Music Camj Carringer is a nephew of Mark Elliott and a brother of Mrs. R. L. Blake both of Andrews. The public is invited to attend. R. A. Dcwar Resigns Post As County Accountant; Myers Appointed By Commissioners New Episcopal Minister Moves Here Next Week J WM. L RUSSELL Vujpm Libarre Ru*s*\), newly appointed minister for the local Episcopal churches, will move to Murphy next week with his Wife and three children. ' They will be at home at the Episcopal rectory in East Murphy. Mr. Russell will be ordained a deacon by the Rev. M. George Hen ry, bishop of the Diocese of West ern North Carolina at Trinity Church Asheville, on Tuesday. June 14 at 10:30 a. m. Mr. Russell graduated this week from Berkeley Divinity School, New Haven, Conn. He is also a graduate of Candler High School and Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pa. Employment Office Wants Berry Pickers The Murphy office of the State i Employment Commission is inter ested in hiring contract berry pick , ers. Jack Burrus, office manager, said today. ! The office wants people who are 1 interested in picking large qu^nti : ties of black berries, he said. Any one interested in the work can con tact the office before next Wednes day. Head Jr. Woman's Club At Rutgers For Bankers Schooling. W. Frank Forsyth, executive vice president of the Citizens Bank and Trust Co., is a member of the class of bank officers who will enter the] graduate school of banking at its annual summer session this I month. | The session will be held at Rut fgers University, New Brunswick, N. J., June 13-25. Forsyth is one of over 1,050 bank ers who will attend the two weeks session of the school which Is spon sored by the American Bankers Association. The student body from 42 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, China and Cuba, represents capacity enrollment The graduate school was founded in 1935 to provide an opportunity to experienced bankers for advanced studies in banking and related studies. ? - To qualify 4or graduation M>\ Forysth mustV^ttend similar sum mer sessions again lit 1056 and 19Srf. tn addition he must complete two years of extension work at home and will be required to wrUe a thesis based on original research in some phase of finance. J. H. Abernathy Rites Held Wed. Funeral services for Jacob Hen ry Abernathy, 69, of Andrews, who died Monday night at 11 o'clock, in an Andrews hospital after a brief illness was held at the Andrews First Baptist Church Wednesday at 3:00 p. m. The Rev. John C. Corbitt, pastor of the church, and the Rev. Nane Starnes pastor of the West Ashe ville Baptist church officiated. Burial was in the Valleytown ceme tery. The body remained at the I vie Funeral Home until 30 minutes prior to the funeral. Mr. Abernathy was a member of the First Baptist Church of And rews, a former superintendent of the Sunday School and also served as teacher of the Baraca class oi the Sunday school for a number ol years. In early manhood he taught school in Cherokee county. He was with the bank in Andrews and Mut phy from 1911 to 1930. He was a member of prominent old Cherokee family, the son of the jlates Miles and Tabitha Palmei , Abernathy of the Hanging Dog sec tion of the County. Surviving are the widow, th? former Miss Sallie Bell Meroney four daughter^ Mrs. Harden E Ross Jr., of Forth Worth, Texas; Mrs. Lloyd F. Spaulding. of Marl boro, Maws.; Mrs. Carol Ledford of San Bernardino, Calif. ; and Mrs Harold H. Hall of AsheviUe; one son, Miles Henry of Long Branch, N. J. Also three sisters, Mrs. Tavie O'DeU, Rt. 3, Murphy; Mrs. Tina Lovingood, AsheviUe; and Mrs. Ora Reece, Bryaon City. Active pallbearers were; Jack Ledford, R. W. H. Ramsey, Grady Garrett, Ben Mints, Jr., Jack Mints, Dr. Gerald Almond, Burke Wood, and Edgar Wood. Honorary pallbearers were; H. | M. Whitaker, W. W. Ashe, Glenn McGuire, John H. Christy, W. D. Whitaker. C. A. Brown, H. E. Dav is, Zala Adams, W. T. Forsyth, Lush Ledford, William P. Walker. Joe Hamilton, Weymer Oonley, Dr. R. A. Dewar resigned this week as Cherokee County acSountant and tax collector. The County Commissioners ap pointed Joe Myers to take over the poet. Mr. Dewar handed in his resigna tion during a meeting of the com missioners last Monday. According to the minutes of the meeting, Mr. Dewar's resignation was accepted Monday and is to go into effect June 15. Mr. Dewar said he resigned to take up employment he had plan ned to enter before he was offered the county post. He is staying in the office until | the middle of this month to help S Mr. Myers learn the routine, Mr Dewar said. Mr. Dewar was campaign mana ger during the last general electiof when county Republicans swep into all offices. ' Mr. Myers has served as secre 1 tary-treasurer of the Cheroke< County Republican Party. Fir*t Aid, Water Safety Meet* Set David Cash of Chariot tee, Rec i Cross first aid and water safetj I representative, will be in Murphj | Jure IS and 18. Mr. Cash will hold a refresher class in first aid Wednesday night, June 15, at the school for all per sons interested in renewing their first aid certificates. On Thursday morning, June If, Mr. Cash will meet with holders of . life saving and instructors' certifi cates who wish to renew their cer tificates. Thursday afternoon, Mr. Cash will complete his stay here after 'meeting with the Murphy Summer 'Recreation Committee. J GILLESPIE GRADUATES I Amos Lafayette Gillespie, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Gillespie of Murphy, was graduated from Tennessee Military Institute at the | recent graduation exercises. He (had attended Tennessee Military Institute for four years. John Jordan Is - Director For t # ' Summer Program The Murphy Summer Recreation Program will get underway Mon day, June 13 at 1 p. m. at the ball field, with John Jordan as director for activities. Games, contests and refresh ments furnished by Ooble Daries will feature the afternoon. All chil dren are invited to participate. A special new park for the nur sery age has been built and will be equipped with wading pool, swings and sandpile. Mrs. Ruth Cheney will be in charge of the tots. Mr. Jordan, who directed the summer recreation program here last summer, will have an assist ant and supervised play will be maintained at the ball park daily, Monday through Saturday, from 8:30-11 a. m. and 3-6 p. m. This year the recreation commit 1 tee is sponsoring the American 1 Legion Junior League baseball. - Two teams (a Junior and Little League) have already been organ ' ized. One team saw action Tuesday > against Ducktown, Tenn. 1 The recreation committee is _ headed by Hobart L. Mckeever, - chairman and includes Merle ! Davis, Joe Ray^ Arnold Beerkens and J. H. Dwtcan. ' - - Activities tor the summer will include, in addition to baseball and other field sports, swimming, camping picnics and games. :TW0 BASEBALL GAMES SETHERE The Murphy Baseball Club will play two games this week end. Saturday night they will tqeet the Copper Basin team at 8 and another game is scheduled Sunday at 3 p. m. Last week end the locals dropped two games ? one to Falling Water, 1 3-2; and the second to Tennessee Wesleyan College, 14-6. The season record for the Mur phy team is eight wins, three loss es. O. E. 8. TO MEET Murphy Chapter No. 10 Order of the Eastern Star will meet tonight, | Thursday in the Masonic Hall at ^ 7:30. Mrs. Bessie Bates, worthy matron will preside. All members I are urged to be present. Kiwanians To Sponsor Musical Comedy Rehearsals have started for the | Murphy Kiwanis Club musical com ? edy to be presented Thursday and Friday, June 16-17 in the Murphy School auditorium at 8 p. m. The musical? "Holiday Ahoy" ? is being directed by Mrs. Rachel P. Dann of Valley Stream, Long Island. Mrs. Dann, who hold a de gree in music and dramatics from Oberlin College, has had exper I1 ience in radio, TV and little theatre work. Walter Carringer will be a guest artist on the program. Tlte cast la made up of some 75 to 100 local people whi will imper sonate famous TV, radio and mov ie celebrites, as well as take the parts of sailors, cowboys, Indians, la native tribe on one of the Fiji [islands, mythically called Okel ' Deekel. Ed Reynolds is cast as Captain Chris Carver? commamhr o t the 3. 8. Holiday, luxury liner. Dr. iOeorfe Size will Impersonate Dave Garroway. | Mrs. BUI Corn well will take the part of Jane From an . sod Mrs. Jack Booook and Mrs. W. ?. Q? telto will alao be In the MM DAMN Mldren under six years, will be eld in connection with the m tri ll. ConteetanU ?bo are taking: irt to the contest are pictured to le window at Trudy The proce?*ioti of tNe kinf aad wen, prince and pcinoeaa and

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