Cherokee scout. volume (Murphy, N.C.) 188?-1961, September 01, 1955, Image 1
, Death Drives DANGEROUSLY Dont Crowd Him VOLUME 65 -NUMBER ? 7 .. PROMOTING MURPHY AND ANDREWS TRADE AT HOME; IT PAYS MURPHY NORTH CAROLINA ' THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, IMS N- C Library B PAG1 WEEK People You Know] MURPHY Mr*. Peyton O. Ivle, and child ren, Susanne and Grier, left last Thursday for Ridge Crest. They were joined Saturday by Mr. Ivle and all returned Wednesday. ( W. E. Davidson of Lake Placid,1 Fla., will arrive this week for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Winchester, Miss EUa McComhs and other relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. John Posey of Waynesville were week end guests of Mrs. Posey's mother, Mrs. B. L. Padgett. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ferguson and son Tommy of Sylva, spent Sunday with Mrs. T S. Evans and son Tom. Miss Addie Mae Cooke left Mon day after having spent several days in Murphy. Mrs. Joe Fulmer and daughters, Jennie Lee and Hazel, spent sever al days here last week with Mrs. Fulmer's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Franklin. Miss Grace Town son returned with them to Sylva for the week end. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Burrus visit ed his mother in Canton last week. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Agnew of Summerville, Ga., are visiting their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Singleton and family. | Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Winchester! and sons, Gus and Tommy, were in Atlanta Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. John Brittain and sons, Johnny and Jerry have re turned to Atlanta after a visit with relatives here. Mrs. Charles F. Stan berry and daughter, Cynthia Ruth have re turned to their home In Rutherford ton after a two weeks' visit here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Bryant. Mrs, A. L. Maxwell, 3j., ?f , wman, Ga., has returned home r a two weeks visit here. with' son, the Rev. A. L. Maxwell <ind family. Mrs. Edwina Hagaman spent sev . eral days in Atlanta last week. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ellis were Atlanta visitors last week. ANDREWS Mrs. V. A. Vuchetich and daugh- 1 tera, Angelle, Marcta and Margo have returned to their home after a 10 days visit here with Mrs. Vuchetich'8 mother, Mr*. H. A. Van Gorder. They were accomp anied home by Mr. Vuchetich who came up for the week end. Mr. and Mrs. Troy Kilpatrlck of Hampton, Va. were guests over the week end of Mr. Kil Patrick's moth er, Mrs. Vina Kilpatrlck. Other guests of Mrs. Kilpatrlck on Sun day were her sister and neice Mrs. D. E. Fox of Bryaon City and Miss Hermie Fox of New York City. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Humphrey have returned to their home in Tampa, Fla., after a weeks visit here with Mr. 'Humphreys broth er-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. j Ber Wheeler. Other guests of the Wheeler last week were: Mr. and Mrs. K. M. Hays and son, Tom of Knoxville, Tenn. (Mrs. Hay is the former Miss Bee Newell and resid ed here with her family for a num ber of years); and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Newell of Baltimore. Md. Mrs. R. L. What ley and daughter Mary Ann, of Cincinnati, Ohio, are spending this week with Mrs. What leys sister, Mrs. Luke Ellis. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Delaney and son, Charlie, and Mrs. Delan ey 'a parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Grant spent Sunday in Franklin with Or. and Mrs. Ben P. Grant. Mrs. L. O. Caldwell has returned after a weeks visit in Columbia. 8. C. with her son-in-law and daugh ter, Pfc. and Mrs. Harry Rogers.' Rev. and Mrs. H. Faulkner and children of Macon, Ga. spent the week end here with Mr. and Mrs. TlMite. Dr. and Mrs. Jack Davis and son. Karl of Waynesvllle spent the Hr end here with Dr. Davis' nts, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Davis. ' rs. Ruth Starr Pullium has re-, -mod after spending the vacation months in Fontana Dam. * . The Rev. and Mrs. John Corbitt and children, Nathan, Alsada and Oretchen will leave tooiorrow( Fri day) for Anna, 111. where they will spend * two weeks vacation with Mr. OorWtt's parents tad other r; a. I jc Murphy School Enrolls 1,692 In First 2 Days Murphy Schools enrolled 1.892* students in Its first two days of school this week. This total Is some 40 more than were enrolled In two weeks of school last year, Supt. H. Bueck said. A breakdown of enrollment shows: elementary, 909; Tomotla, 68; Murphy High School 809; and Texana, 106. Mr. Bueck said the enrollment | this year will surpass last year! by some 60 to 65 students. Meanwhile two new primary' classrooms have been formed in the "janitor home" below the school. The rooms have been fresh - jly painted, have new linoleum, a (drinking fountain, circulating oil 'heat, blackboards and mostly new furniture. The children are using the Murphy summer recreation program playground equipment in the kiddie park back of their class rooms. Meanwhile, the fees for high school students were outlined as follows: book rental, $3.60, payable on the day of registration to the homeroom teacher. (The grammir school supplemantary reader fee is ^65 to 85 cents.) | Band fee is $4 per semester and is used by the director to buy music and repair school owned in struments; home economics, S2 per year; typing, $4 per semester; damage fees are assessed on an i Individual basis and cover any un- . reasonable damage to books or. other school property used by an individual student. Insurance la provided all school . children who wish It for $1.50 per J year and covers any accident in-i curred from the time the #hljd leaves horae Wt school ft tlte" morn ing unth he returns home 1n the afternoon. Fees and other information are outlined in the new student hand books which have been distributed to all high school pupils. "Hie new handbooks contain 24 pages and are bound in black and gold? the school colors. BLOODMOBILE IN ANDREWS NEXT TUESDAY The Red Crow Bloodmoblle will be at the Andrew* City Hall Tues day, Sept. S from noon until S p. m. The quota for the day la 100 pints. ' County Agent Office Ii Closed The Cherokee County agent's of fice was closed at 4 p. m. yester day (Wednesday) after Asslstan: Agent L. V. McMahan turned In his resignation. In his letter to the County Board of Commissioners. Mr. McMahan said resignation would be effective September 1. He said he was re signing to accept another position, j He will go to Madison County as an assistant agent working with the farm and home development. Mrs. Edythe Howard, stenogra pher. closed the door to the office at 4 p. m. yesterday. The closing of the office came af ter G. H. " Farley, former county agent, was asked by the Commis sioners to resign. The Commissioners and the State Extension Service so far have been unable to agree on a new agent. Mrs. Burris To Be Installed Avx. Head Mrs. Jack Burris will be install ed president of the Murphy Amer ican Legion Auxiliary tonight (Thursday) at the meeting of the group at 7:30 at the home of Mrs. S. C. Burgess. Mrs. L. L. Mason will install the officers. Miss Clara June Hughes, the aux iliary's representative to Girls State, will speak on her trip to the Girls State meeting. HEALTH DEFT. CLOSES MON. The local Health department will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, Labor Day. Murphy-Andrews Kick Off Football Season Tomorrow ; The Andrews Wildcats will meet the Murphy Bulldogs on the Mur phy Athletic Field Friday night, Sept. 2. The kick-off time will be 8 p. m. Both teams have been hard at work for the P*?t two weeks get ting for the opening of the 1955-56 season. The Bulldogs have 15 returning lettermen: seniors, Hubert Sneed, end; Burke Moore, halfback; Jack Fleming, center; and Steve Hem bree, guard. Others are juniors, Dave Owens, end; Norris West, tackle; Joe Swain, guard; Bill Jones, halfback; Bobby O'Dell, fullback; Jim Kil patrick, center; Jerry Palmer, tackle; sophomores, Jimmy Cable, guard; Jim Hendrix, end; John Morris, halfback; Don Amos, tack le. Outstanding freshmen coming up were listed as Bobby Morris, line and backs, Buck Hill, end, and Jimmy Massey and Bob Hendrix. Andrews School I Enrollment Said | About The Same The Andrews School unit opened August 25 with approximately the same enrollment as last year ac cording to Supt. J. E. Rufty. A breakdown of departments shows the louowmg figures: And rews High School, 281; Andrews Elementary, 856; Marble, 148 and the Negro School, 10. GOG Asks For Help In Air Raid Alert The Murphy Ground Observer Corps this week sent out an urgent call for volunteers to serve during a 67 hour alert. W. C. Messer, GOC supervisor, and H. Bueck, head of the local Civil Defense, said the Murphy GOC will need every available volunteer to help Murphy do its part in the alert. The alert will start at 8 a. m. Tuesday, Sept. # and end at 5 p. m., Thursday, Sept. 8. - The Murphy GOC will Join the exercise that is being staged throughout the 35th Air Division area. Headquarters are in Knox vllle, Tenn. Murphy is looked on by defense experts as a vital spotting station because of its location to the atomic plant at Oak Ridge, Tenn., and to the Lockheed plant at Mar ietta, Ga. i Civilian volunteers are asked to 'turn out for the alert to test Mur phy's ability to help check possible foreign attacks on those sites. Volunteers are asked to contact Merle Davis, chief observer; C. W. Arnold, assistant observer; Ben Ragsdale, Mr. Bueck or Mr. Mes ser. i State 4-H Health Pageant ! Praised As "Best Ever" ( / The health pageant presented by Cherokee and Clay County 4-H youths during: the State 4-H Club week In Raleigh recently, has re ceived rave notices throughout the state. The pageant, "A Place In The Sun", was written by Cherokee County assistant home agent Mrs. Frances W. Puett. Garland Hendricks, editorial writer for the Raleigh News and Observer, called the pageant, "a thrilling experience, an interpreta tion of life which was a challenge to everyone present". Mr. Hendricks further said, the "lighting was excellent and in terpr'etative acting remarkably well done". The pageant was presented In the huge Reynolds Coliseum on the N. State College campus. L. R. Harrfll, state 4-H club load er said at the pageant, "In all of the yean we have been staging Health Pageant programs, we have never witnessed one to equal the one put on this year. It a high tribute to your (extension department personnel In Cherokee and (3ay Counties) ef forts, to the cooperation of the peo ple tn the two counties, to the ac 1 tivities of the 4-H Club members [ and to 4-H Club work Itself." j Among otter persons congratu i^Htur the puretnt were I Extension Department ^ "AND HAN BECAME a tiller of the soil" ? this picture waa made during the second scene of the Cherokee-day 4-H Health Pageant presented at State 4-H week In Balelgh recently. The ?hove seen* presented the Importance of physical health and de velop meat. Left to right are Jam^a C. Kilpatrlck, Jr. of Peach tree; Joyce Waldroup, Little Brass town ; Bob Slagte, Andrew* (N. O. State 4-H health king); Adora McGlamery, Clay County; and Davtd Gib son, Andrew*. lata 8. Virginia Wilson and Mary E. Morgan who said "never hevi we heard as many or such high praises about any previous health pageant? wnat a professional per forming It was." O ne national ?-H Club recreation leader Mid she had sean "nothing to equal It fa til ot the United | States." ! The pafeant personnel traveled! to Raleigh by chartered bus. Dan- . cers were coached by the John C. Campbell Folk School. Music ac companiment was by Mrs. John Stanley, orguiat; and the Stat* 4-H cm Andrews Will Get Parking Meters On Main Street County Asked To Help Disaster Area Victims Clubs Ask For P&DBoard ! Murphy's proposed Planning and Development Board got two more boosts recently when the Murphy i Garden Club and the Murphy Civi tan Club voted to petition Murphy Town Council to establish the board. The Civitan Club in a letter to Mayor L L. Mason said the club endorses the Planning and Develop ment Board. The Murphy Garden Club plana to send members to a meeting of Town Council to submit its resolu tion. Earlier, the Murphy Lions Club voted to support the Planning Board and asked Council in its re solution to establish the board. ? Cherokee County residents this week were called on to help out in! the disaster affected areas of the country. It was expected that funds in ex cess of $8,000,000 would be needed by the victims. Cherokee County was assigned a "rock bottom" quota of $200. Any one who will contribute funds for the emergency is asked to make his donation immediately through the bank. Bank vice president, W. I Frank Forsyth will be in charge of the collections. I Each person contributing will be given a receipt. It was said that some 10,000 fam- 1 ilies are looking to the Red Cross for assistance. Calls have gone out throughout the nation for assistance to the flood victims. k The Main Street of Andrews will have regulated parking starting to morrow ( Friday) after Andrews Town Council voted to Install park ing meters on both sides of Main St. The meters will be put in from Cherry St. to the alley on the east side of the Lutheran parsonag3 and on Locust St. from Main St. to First St. and from Main St. to Third St. The new meters will take one penny, five cents, 10 cents or 25 cents. Murphy Cub Scouts Receive Charter . Murphy Cub Scouts Friday night | last week received their charter. Jack Dickey, Scout representative presented the charter which^was 1 received by Frank Forsyth. Cub Scout institutional representative. The Mens Bible Class of the First Methodist Church is sponsor for the Cubs. Hugh Hensley and Bob Waggon er are Cub masters. Pack commit tees and parents attended the char ter presentation program. Hiwassee Lake Allowed To Fill; Apalachia Drawn Down 1 - Several Offices To Be Closed For Labor Day AU state and federal offices, the Town Hall, Courthouse, Citizens Bank and Trust Co., the Cherokee Scout, the Post Office and the Draft Board office wiU be closed on Monday, Sept. 5, to observe Labor Day. The library and health depart ment will also be closed. All news and advert isment for next weeks issue of the Scout should be In by Friday afternoon, Sept. i. 1 The Scout office will close noon Saturday, Sept. 3, and re-open 8 a. m. Tuesday, Sept. 6. Ramsey Is Speaker At Loggers Meet Dick Ramsey, agricultural teach er at Andrewi City School, called on the Old Time Loggers and Lum bermen organization to give their support to young students in Cher okee County who are interested in reforestation. Mr. Ramsey was speaker at the Loggers meeting Saturday morn ing in the county Courthouse in Murphy. A. B. Chandler, Sr., president of the organization, presided, and Frank Swan was in charge of the program. Mr. Ramsey, Jake Abemathev and W. V. Costello were made hon orary members of the organization. I In his speech, Mr. Ramsey trac ed the logging and lumber indus try from the old water powered saw mills to today's interest tn reforestation. New officers for the organizat ion will be elected during the next meeting to be held in Andrews Sat urday, Sept. 24, Mr. Chandler ?aid. Korean Vets Can Enroll in Training All Korean veterans who wish to enroll In farm training should apply at the Agriculture Building at the Andrews High School, it was announced today. New trainees will be taken up to Oct 1, 1955. This applies to Cherokee, Clay and Graham Oount !?. A new law has been passed that will allow Korean Trainees to draw (Ull allowance for the tint year of their training without any reduct ion. However, if a Korean trainee has ba^n In trainlag tor a* much as a year this does not apply. It i afeog'T' aii ?' " ----- ? jhX, ? ? |Miss Mallonee (Dies Here Friday t Miss Carrie Eugenia Mallonee | died in a Murphy hospital about 4 :30 p. m. Friday, Aug. 26, follow ing a long illness. She was a native of Macon Coun ty, a daughter of the late C. B. and Laura Reid Mallonee, and moved to Cherokee County with her par ents when she was a young girl. Miss Mallonee was a member of the First Methodist Church and had taught school for a number of | years. Funeral services were held at 2:30 P. M. Sunday in the First Methodist Church. The Rev. As mond Maxwell, the Rev. W. F. El liott and the Rev. J. Alton Morris officiated and burial was in Sunset Cemetery. Pallbearers were Claude King, Allen Lovingood, Harvey Akin, J. W. Davidson, Bob McCombs and W. C. Kinney. Surviving are three sisters, the Misses Lyda and Bessie Mallonee Mrs. J. G. (Lou) Green of Murphy; a brother, J. Arthur Mallonee of Murphy, Route 1, 10 nephews and one niece. Out of town relatives who attend ed the funeral of Miss Mallonee I were, Robert Mallonee from Burl- 1 ington, N. J., and Mrs. Maida Mallonee and son Elbert Mallonee and family from Chattanooga. Ivie Funeral Home was in . charge. CHEROKEE LODGE MEET The local Masonic Lodge will hold a third degree at its meeting Saturday at 7 :30 p. m. in the lodge hall. ; TV A said today that all dis charge of water from Hiwassee Lake in western North Carolina has been discontinued because of con struction work which will t?ke until about Oct 1 to complete. ? At the same time TV A said it was drawing- down the Apalachia Lake, immediately below Hiwassee Dam so that necessary mainten ance work may fie undertaken. When this planned operation first was announced TV A anticipated drawing Apalachia Lake down to the 1257 feet above sea level Ele vation. However, it said today, the lake will be drawn an additional five feet, to elevation 1292, so that maintenance work on the tunnel, not originally anticipated, may be done. It is expected, TV A said, to lower thi lake to elevation 12S2 by Sun day, August is. I The tunnel work probably will require three to four weeks, TV A said. As soon as it is completed the lake will be filled to about ele vation 1266, and later, when the Hi wassee construction work is com pleted, to normal operating level of approximately 127S or 1278. Methodist Choir To Sing In Bine Ridge The choir of the First Methodist I Church will present a concert at the First Methodist Church, Blue I Ridge, Ga., Sunday at .7:30 p. m. | The choir will be under the dir ection of Walter Carringer, and I Mrs. Duke Whitley will be organ ist. I The regular Sunday evening ser I vices will not be held at the Mur |phy Methodist Church. State Investigation Clears Caswell School Caswell Training School has been cleared of any mistreatment of In- ' mates through an investigation of; the State Board of Control for men tal Institutions, Robin Hood, pres ident of the< North Carolina Assoc iation of Parents and Friends of Mentally Retarded Children, said. Mr. Hood said he was informed by John W. Umstead, Jr., chair man of the board, that an investig ation had been made and no basis tor the attack on Caswell could be tound. The Investigation was made after Walter R. Martin of Suit alleged his son, Prank, was mis treated at the school. out *t the Cherokee Scout for carrying the original story and letter charging mistreatment. He asserted the Scout made no effort to print both sides of the story. Actually, the Scout printed an answer from Dr. Julian Lockey, director of Caswell, which asserted Prank's injuries were self inflict ed. Mr. Hood said he made a sur prise visit to Caswell recently and inspected some of the wards where retarded children were kept. He said none of the children showed evidece of mle-trtat ment and all seemed to It* happy In UMir wards.