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PROMOTING MURPHY AND ANDREWS
VOLUME ? NUMBER? 4
MURPHY NORTH CAROLINA THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 1*5
"""KEN PAGES THIS WEEK
People You Know
Miss Josephine Heighway and
Mrs. Ruby Hill visited Mrs. OttUlie
de Calongne at Blue Ridge Sun
day, and returned by Henderson
ville where they spent the night
with Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lovlngood.
Mrs. Francis Payne and child
ren, Janet and Scott of East Point,
Ga., have been visiting Mrs.
Payne's sister. Miss Aijn Hill.
Mrs. Harry Miller and daughter,
Susie left last week to visit Mrs.
Miller's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Campbell at Ulser, Pa.
Mrs. Hal Bryson and children,
Sharon and Gary and her mother.
Mis. Frank Hampton, visited Mrs.
W. J .Bryson at Mills River last
Dr. and Mrs. George Size and
son. Tommy have returned from
a vacation spent in Memphis with
Mrs. Size's parents, Mr. and Mrs.,
T. L. Austin, and at Nassau in tha
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Love of
Raleigh, spent last week here with
Mrs. Love's brother, W. P. Odom
and Mrs. Odom. ,
- Mrs. W. M. Farn returned Thurs
day from a visit with her son-in
law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. A.
B. Owen and children. Porter, Al
len, Alex Fain and Martha Louisa.
Carl Forrester of Canton, Ga. ,
spent the week end with his broth
er, Homer cf. Forrester and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Hyde and
family had as guests last week,
Mrs. Hyde's mother, Mrs. S. M.
Benton of Cornelia, Ga., and her|
brother W. J. Benton, Mrs. Benton
and children, Beth and Bill J. of
Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Woodyard
and son Michael of Covington, Ky.,
arrived Saturday for a 'Wait with
Mrs. Woodyard 's mother, Mrs. Dot
Cooper. Mr. Woodyard will leavo
Saturday and Mm. Woodyard and
Michael will remain for a month's
Mr. and Mrs. Jack McChaney^
and children. Jack and Eileen, j
spent the week end here with Mrs. |
McCraney's mother, Mrs. W. T.j
Holland, enroute to their home in
Aiken, S. C. after a 10 days motor
tour to New Orleans and points tn
Mississippi. Jack and Eileen re
mained for a longer visit with their
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dickey and
children of Wauchula, Fla. are al
so guests of Mrs. Dickey's mother
for a two weeks stay.
Baxter Lay and son, Dickie, of
Fairmont, Ga. spent the w?ek end
here. Dickie was the guest of Jerry
and Tony Cox and Mr. Lay was the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. George
Miss Betty Mulkey is spending
this week in Belmont with her
brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and
Mrs. Johnnie Johnson.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gee had as
their guests over the week end Mr.
and Mrs. Elmer Owenby, Mr. and
Mrs. Walter Gee, parents, brother
in-law and sister of Mr. Gee.
Miss Meredith WhltaXer bar re
turned after spending last week in
Greensboro where she attended
conferences in Home Economics.
large number from the Youth
Fellowship of the Andrews Meth
odist church attended the sub
district picnic and meeting held
Tuesday at Vogel State Park.
Mr. and Mrs. D. B. Hudson of
Miami, Fla. are spending- two
months at their summer home on
Nantahala Lake. They are also vis
iting Mrs. Hudson's brother and
sister-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Mon
roe Clark In Andrews.
Mrs. J. R. Ennis and daughter*
Janet and Ann and her son Jerry
of Erwin were house guests of Mrs.
Ennis' son and daughter-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Ennis over
the week end.
Rev. and Mrs. James Hombuck
le and children, Ann White and
'Immy have returned to their
me. Rev. Horn buckle concluded
two weeks summer training
course at Part Bragg. Mrs. Horn
? buckle and children spent the two
weeks with her parents, Mr. and I
Mm. Jr. White at Newtof.
Miss Sally Buchanan is spending (
? two weeks vacation In Statasville \
and Rldgecreat. k
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Hole-In-One Scored By
Jabaley At Copperhill
Howard Jabaley of Murphy and*
Copperhill this week had a golfer's
dream come true when he acored
la hole-in-one at the Copper Baain
Golf Course on number two hole.
Jabaley used a six iron for his !
drive on the 145, par three hole.
He said he did no't used a tee1
but drove off the ground.
It is believed that Jabaley's hole
in-one is the third one to be shot
in the history of that course.
He said his ball bounced twice
on the fairway before landing on
the green, taking a short roll and
falling in the cup.
Jabaley's final score for the nine
holes was 42. The hole-in-one was
witnessed by John Jabaley, How
ard's brother; Mike Jabaley, How
ard's nephew, and Charles Jabaley
Council Approves ?
I iaurphy Town council Monday
night approved trustees elected to
the Library board of trustees.
Trustees and years their terms
end are: John Gill, who will serve
as chairman until 1956 to replace
| Frank Forsyth, who resigned;
I Harry Bishop, 1956; Mrs. 11.
Bueck, 1955; Mrs. James Gibbs,
1955; Mrs. T .A. Case, 1957, and
H. A. Mattox, 1957.
STORY HOl'R TODAY
Mrs. Harold Wells will tell the
I stories at the 10 a. m story hour
'for children today (Thursday) at
the library. All children are invit
| ed to attend.
New Home Demonstration
Club Is Organized In
Grape Creek Community
A new Home Demonstration Clubi
for the Grape Creek Community
was organized last week at a meet
ing at the home of Mrs. Luther
Officers elected were Mrs. Corn
well, president; Mrs. Dale Dock
ery, vice president, and Mrs. E. J
Following the business session
the home agent, Miss Edna Bishop
| gave a demonstration on fall gard
| Information was gfven on some
of the major problems connected
with fall gardens.
Miss Bishop asserted that the
members "should make every
effort to have a good fall garden
for it will be 'money In your pock
"Not only win you have more
and better food but as a result you
will save on doctors' bills and
medicine by having a well balanc
ed diet, she said.
The Episcopal daily vacation
Bible school in Andrews which be
gan Monday morning will conclude
tomorrow (Friday) with a picnic
in the Andrews Park at 11 a. m.
The school had 22 enrolled. Mrs.
R. A. Dewar is in charge of the
ore-school group and W. L. Russell
the rector. is in charge of the
Classes are being held 9-11 each
morning in the class rooms of the
chapel of the Holy Comforter and
the Hut adjacent to the chapel.
The Misses Judy and Jean Bris
tol are in charge of the music.
Mrs. John Rodda and Mrs. Ger
ald Almond are in charge of the re
In case of rain the picnic will be
held in the Hut.
Andrews To Get Two
Welcome Signs From AL
The town of Andrews will get'
two highway welcome signs after
the Leslie Stillman Post 97 voted
at a meeting to buy the signs.
The 21 by 30 inch metal signs will
be placed at each highway er
trance to Andrews, Jake Buchan
an, post commander, said.
The signs will bear the words
"Welcome To Andrews."
During other - business the post
voted to participate in the "Back
To God" movement.
Ten pictures of the four chap
lains who went down when the U.
S. S. Dorchester was torpedoed off
the coast of Maine, Feb. 3, 1953,
will be placed in the class rooms
of the schools.
The annual Andrews fireman's
banquet was held Thursday even
ing in the Shell Dining Room with
25 persons present.
W. D. Whitaker, chief of the An
drews Fire Department, presided.
He gave a talk and commended the
department on the loyalfy shown.
A. B. Chandler, Jr Mayor, intro
duced by Mr. Whitaker, also gave
a talk on the fine record of the de
Duming the business session, Dr.
Charles O. Vangorder was named
honorary member of the depart
L. i. Love was appointed dele
gate to the State' Firemen's con
vention to be held in New Bern,
August IS, 16 and IT.
Guests were the mayor, and the
following members of the board
aldermen: Luther Truett, Marvin
Pullium and Roy Williams. Ty
Burnett, another member of the
board, was out of town attending
an Insurance convention at Wilm
. * ? i \
Mrs. Tom Coffey and son, Joe
Coffey of Braaatown recently re
turned from a convention of Je
hovah's Witnesses in New York
Also Mrs. Coffey's sister, Mrs.
Hattie (Miller) Reagan of Wash
ington, D. C. attended with the
Another son, Wayne Coffey and
wife, of Atlanta, Ga. attended the
convention in New York City.
Some 55,000 attended the con
vention and 1,374 were baptized.
Another son, Lee Coffey and Mrs.
Coffey of Murphy attended the con
ventio nof Jehovah's Witnesses in
Dallas, Texas two weeks ago.
Owenby To Start
Plant In Andrews
The Owenby Manufacturing Co..
of Marietta, Ga., headed by Paul
Owenby, well-known former resi
dent of Murphy, will start a misses
and ladies dress manufacturing
plant in Andrews in the immediate
future, P. B. Ferebee said.
i The Andrews plant will employ
from 100 to 125 people and applica
tions are being taken now.
The plant will be in the Andrews
The Owenby company has taken
a five year lease on the building
with an option to purchase.
Some few changes will have to
be made In the building and equip
ment installed. As soon as those
are finished, manufacturing oper
ations will start, Mr. Ferebee
Mr. Owenby, known throughout
Cherokee County, was a resident of
I Murphy for some 19 years while he
! had a manufacturing plant in Mur
New Registration Is
Required For Murphy
Before Water Vote
Murphy Monday .
Andrews Little League team de
feated Murphy in extra innings by
a score of 6 - 5 Monday.
Max Cook pitched and Adam
Sutton did the catchihg for Mur
phy. Stanley Hall did the pitching
and Wade Brooks did the catching
The batting order for Murphy :
Johnny Bandy, left field; David
Thompson, third base; John Pow
ell .first base; Frank Powell, ces-_
ter field; Max Cook, pitcher; Mick
ey Birchfield, short stop; Virgil
Decker, right field; Fred Holly
field, second base and Adam Sut
The batting order for Andrews:
Butch Love, second base; Lionel
Brooks, short stop; Harold Ho>
land, third base; Wade Brooks
catcher; Robert Huff, first base;
John Allen center field; Lionel
Crisp, Left field; Roy Conley right
field and Stanley Hall, pitcher.
.The only substitution for Andrews
I was Terry Hall a\ short stop. '
Processing Of Money
Orders Is Speeded
The dally task of processing a
stack of paid postal money ord
ers one and a half Jmes the heigh
th of the Washington Monument
and weighing approximately three
and one-third tons, will be greatly
speeded up after October 1, by the
installation of a single postal mon
ey order accounting office in Kan
sas City, Mo., In place of the 12
now In operation, Postmaster Gen
eral Arthur E. Summerfield. said.
"This centrally located install
ation at Kansas City," Mr. Sum
merfield said, "will enable the
Post Office Department to stream
lin'e another part of its accounting
In this one accounting set-up
will be processed the approximat
ely 360 million money orders that
are purchased annually."
/? complete new, registration lor
the Town of Murphy will be held
before voting on the coming water
bond election, Pete Stalcup, chair
man of the board of elections for
the county, said today.
Ms, Stalcup pointed out that the
elections board voted for the new
registration in order to clear up
the town registration books.
The registration will be good for
the water bond election and any
other future election for the Town
of Murphy. Voters must register
a-new before being eligible to vote
on the water bond, Mr. Stalcup
Further Information on the open
ing of books for the new registrat
ion will be announced Mr. Stal- '
TJie water bond election will
probably be held in October, H. L.
McKeever, town attorney, said.
Error Made u . Story
On County Taxes
Revival Starts Mob.
At Beaver Creek
A revival will begin Monday, Au
gust IS at 7 :30 p. m. at the Beaver ,
Creek Baptist church.
The Rev. Ted Miller of Oak
Ridge, Tenn. will conduct the ser
vices A'hich will continue for a
The public Is invited.
Play erg To Meet
All prospective football players
for Murphy High School are asked
to meet at the high school on Sat
urday. Aug. 13 at 2 p. m.
Official practice will begin Mon
day, Aug. 15, it was announced.
1 The statement in the Scout last
week that asserted that tfie tax
rate for Cherokee County will be
increased 22 4/10 cents was an
The error came about when the
tax rates for the different town
ships were amassed and the county
wide rate was mistakenly included
in the figures.
Actually, three townships will
get a decrease in rates. The town
ships and their rates are, Shoal
Creek, from $2.42 to 92.12; Beaver
dam, from $2.43 to $2.12, and Hot
house, from $2.32 to $2.12.
The two townships that will see
an increase are Valleytown, from
$2 to $2.07, and Notla, from $2.02
The Murphy Township rate re
New Allison And Duncan
Plant Holds Open House
The new bulk plant and ware
house for the Allison and Duncan
Oil Co., Distributors for Phillips
Oil Co. products, will hold open
house Saturday, Aug. 13, J. H. Dun
can, manager of the plant, said to
The new plant has four storage
tanks of 80,000 gallons capacity.
The company this month is ob
serving its 20th anniversary in the
oil business. The Murphy plant
serves 25 outlets and the Allison
and Duncan plant at Hazelwood
serves 23, Mr. Duncan said.
During the open house, favors
and candy will be given to all vis
Members oi the staff at Allison
and Duncan who will be on hand to
welcome visitors are: I
Luther Burgess of Liberty. He '
has been with the company nine
years and was educated at the Old
Liberty Hill School. He is married t
to the former Orpha White and
?hey have a son and a daughter.
Alvin Buchanan, with the com
pany for 16 years and educated in
the Jackson County Schools. He is
married to the former Esther
Sharp of Jackson County.
Clyde Dayton, 10 years with the
company and educated in the Clay
County Schools. He is married to
the former Louise Rhinehart of
Clay County. He is president of the
Hayesville Lions Club and has one
son in the Navy and one Daughter.
Willard Allen of Liberty has been
with the company over three years
and was educated at the Hlwossee
Dam 8chool. He is married to the
former May filler and they re
! side in Murphy.
Old Hiwassee Dam High School
Building Burns During Storm
[ The Hiwassee Dam High School i
building at Hiwassee Dam was
burped about 3:30 p. m. Thursday
when lightning struck the build
ing during a heavy thunderstorm.
Fire fighters were unable to
check the blaze, it was reported.
The building was formerly used
as a dormitory and cafeteria while
Hiwassee Dam was being construct
The building was reported to be
a total loss, but eight sewing mach
ines, two stoves and a refrigerator
from the home economics depart
ment were saved.
The school had insurance on its
equipment in the building, accord- '
ing to the County Superintendent's
office. It was not learned whether
the TV A had insurance on the
Supt. Lloyd Hendrix said the
school pupils can probably be ac
commodated in the two other build
ings on the property until the new
scnooi nuiiuing. now under con- 1
st ruction at Shoal Creek is com- 1
Fall Garden* Talked
At Xalleytovcn Meet
Miss Edna Bishop discussed
"Fall Gardens" at the meeting of
the Valleytown Home Demonstra
tion Tuesday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Harve Hamilton.
Miss Bishop gave a resume of
the recent 4-H meeting held in Ral
eigh and of the pageant presented
by the clubs of this section. An
nouncement was maae that the an
nual picnic will be held at Nanta
hala picnic area with Mrs. Elmer
Childress as hostess on August 31.
The hostess served cake and j
punch. Visitors were : Mrs. James
Stewart, Mrs. Vernon McGuire, 1
Mrs. Sursavaee, Mrs. J. J. Wood
and Mrs. Ethel V/. Slagle of Or
Sets Flower Show
The Highlands Garden Club will
sponsor a flower show, "A Parade
of j^tars" on Saturday, Aug. 13,
from 2 ? 9 p.m. and Sunday, Aug.
14, from 12:30 ? 6 p. m. in the
Admission will be $1 for
adults and 25 cents for children.
An added attraction will take
place Sunday a t 8:30 p. m. when
George Latta Clements will pre
sent color slides and talk on rare
wild flowers. A horticultural engi
neer, Mr. Clements ? has spent
many years finding and photo
graph these plants.
A Queen reunion will be held Sun
day, August 14, at the home of
Rans Queen in the Slow Creek Com
munity. All members of the family
are invited to come and bring a
Cherokee County Schools T o
Open Aug. 29; Faculty Listed
Cherokee Ooun./ Schools will
open Monday, ....gust 29, Supt.
Lloyd Hendrix announced this
All classified principals will be
gin work next Monday, Aug. 15,
Mr. Hendrix said. Janitors will go
to work Monday, Aug.' 22.
Teachers in the county schools
Douglas H. Smith, principal;
Mrs. Ruth, D. Carroll, Mrs. Sallle
K. White, Mrs. Osie 8. Faster,
Mrs. Ruth H. Smith, Mrs. Violet L.
8torm, Mrs. Evangeline S. John
son, Mrs. MyHM Moore, Mrs.
Lualla J. NeWtnan, Mrs. Ruby
Kate Watson, George E. Phillips.
Miss Maude ' it. Collins and the
Rer. C A. Smith
THE WOLF CREEK (acuity Is
? tab . - r. * 1 \ "? .A?*- JL
vacant, Mr. Hendiix said.
Harest E. King, principal. Miss
Margaret Akin, W. Grady Ander
son, Paul Ray Hawkins, Miss
Marion J.' Wilson, Mrs. Edith M.
Evans, Mrs. Vesta T. Verner, Mrs.
Maude D. Radford, Mrs. Vesta R.
King, Mrs. Anna Peart Woodard
Mrs. Thelma K. Kissel burg, R L.
Keenum, Mrs. Ruby W. Wilcox.
Walter Anderson, Mrs. Lois H. Mc
Nabb, James C. Evans, Mrs. Annie
Lou K. Rogers, Mrs. Edith S. An
FRIENDSHIP SCHOOL, Jack D.
Raper and Mr*. Monte* Raper.
J. Franklin Smith, principal; ,
Mrs. Ckndas H. Carrlnger, Miss
Dariene Oiastaia, Mrs. Luclle M.
Morrow, J. Alden Cooke.
WHITE CHURCH SCHOOL: Mrs.
Addilee B. Brown, principal; Mrs.
Vey McDonald, Mrs Florence Gen
try, Miss Doris Hendrix, Mrs. Nel
lie H. Morrow, Mrs. Eva Nell, W.
Gibson, John Smart, Jr.
Clarence Hendrix, principal ;
Mrs. Thelma P. Axley, Mrs. Irene
K. atC**?.. Miss Maxine Kilpatrick,
Mrs. Mattie Lou M. Penland, Mrs.
Marcella H. Smith, Miss Dale 8ud
MARTIN'S CREEK: Jerry A.
Hall, principal; Mrs. Ruby M.
Hemphill, Miss Geneva Chastain,
James P. Crisp, Mrs. Bertha H.
Carringer, Charles F. Hendrix,
Mrs. Velma U. Burch, John Hor.
Konnaheeta Club To Be
Hostess At District Meet
The annual meeting of District
One of the N. C. Federation of Wo
men's Clubs will be held Sept. 27,
it Nantahala Inn. The Konnaheeta
Woman's Club of Andrews will be
the hostess club.
Plans were outlined for the meet
ing last Thursday at & meeting at
lie home of Mrs. Edgar Wood.
Mrs. Ruth Starr Pulllum, pres
ident, appointed the following com
mittees : hospitality, Mrs. Ruth
Pullium, Mrs. Edgar Wood, Mrs.
Hichard Oonley, Mrs. W. W. Ashe,
Mrs. Fred Babbington, Mrs. R. A.
Dewar, Mr*. S. J. Gemert, Mr*.
3 e raid Almond, Mr*. James Har
-ia, Mrs. Robert Heaton, and Mrs.
Decorations, Mrs. A. B. Chand
er. Sr., Mrs. W. T. Holland, Mrs
H. Jarrett, Mrs. 8. 1 Q?r
Mvt, Mr*. Pi?l Jordan, Mrs. Luke
Ellis, Mrs. James B&er and Mrs.
L. B. Nichols.
Coffee hour. Mrs. Arthur Wat
kins, Mrs. A. B. Chandler, Jr.,
Mrs. Wade Reece and Mrs. Charles
Also corsages. Mrs. F. E. Bla
lock, Mrs. A. B. Chandler, Sr., and
Miss Prances Cover; music, Mrs.
H. A. Van Gorder. Mrs. Ruth Starr
Puliium, Mrs. Heatoo and Mrs.
Eric Reighman; i agist ration. Mrs.
John Rod da, senior clubs, Mrs. Vlr
ginla Cox, Junior club*, and Mrs.
James Horn buckle, visitors.
Registration tags and pages,
Mr*. C. L. Johnaon, Mr*. H. E.
Davis, Mrs. Herman Brauer. Mrs.
Gerald Almond and Miss Ada Mm
Pruetto; publicity. Mrs. Joe Bur
Mrs A. B. Chandler.