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VOLUMER ?ft NUMBER ? 11
PROMOTING MURPHY AND ANDREWS
THURSDAY, SEPT. ?, IMS
MURPHY NORTH CAROLINA
TEN PAGES THIS WEEK
People You Know
Mrs. John Garrett left Sunday]
by plane to join her husband In |
Miss Betty Weaver spent last I
week end in Sylva as the guest of
Miss Hazel Fulmer.
Mr. and Mrs. W. p. Odom were
week end guests of Mrs. Odom's
sister, Mrs. J. L. McMullan and
Mr. McMullan in Jefferson, Ga.
Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Myers and
children. Mac and Agnew of Trion
Ga., spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. W. A. Singleton and family.
Miss Helen Harshaw of Ashe
ville was the week end guest of
her sister. Miss Ada Harshaw
Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Case and
Frank Mauney attended the ball
game in Athens, Ga., last Satur
Attending the Wesleyan Service
Guild conference and officers
train In? course at Nan^ahala Tnn
Sunday were Mrs. H. G. Elkins.
Mrs. T. A. Case, Mrs. J. W. David
son, Mrs. Edwlna Hagaman, Miss
Josephine Heighway, Miss Adella
Meroney and Miss Leila Hayes.
Miss Addie Mae Cooke of Mur
freesboro came last week for sev
eral days' visit.
Mr. and Mrs. John W. David
son. Mr. and Mrs. Howard O.
Hall and children, Belinda and
Sharon, have returned from a
week's visit with Mr. and Mrs.
Davidson's son-in-law and daugh
ter, Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Fish and
family in Lewlsburg, Tenn. While
away, they also visited Mr. and
Mrs. Hubert Wilson in Nashville,
Recent week end guests of Mrs.
Sallle Queen and daughter, Miss
Beulah Queen were Mr. and Mrs.
E.' C. Queen of ESizabethton, Tenn.
Miss Elda Quean of Atlanta, and
P. R. Cagle and children, Jimmy,
Gloria and Gwlna of Kiwxville.
The Rev. and Mrs. J. D. Moses
had as Sunday guests, Mrs. Mos
es' courtns, U Johnson Colum
bia. S. C., and Mrs. Ida y Oraw
V>rd of Andrews. (
Harry Duncan and Simony Mm
V spent the week end with Mr.
and Mrs. Sam Allison in By***.
Jack BMkrua made a business
trio to Raleigh this week.
Trs Rev. Almond Maxwell and
the Rev. W. F. Elliott and T.
A. Case and Frank Mauney, de
legates, are atendtng the Western
North Carolina Methodist Con
ference this week.
Mrs. Jim Franklin has return
ed from Atlanta where sht spent
Mrs. W. D. Townson and Mrs.
W. D. Townson, Jr., spent last
Wednesday In Atlanta, Ga.
Mrs. Zala Adams, who has been
a patient In Mission Memorial
Hospital, hes returned to her home
and Is Improving: satisfactorily.
Miss Pauline Hicks left Satdl-day
for Wendover, Ky., where she has
accepted a Secretarial position
with the Fronties Nursing Home.
She was accompanied on the trip
by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jordan,
Mrs. O. A. Reachke and Miss Ruth
Mrs. Laura Constant of Ashe
vllle Is spending this week with
her brother, W. A. Hyde and his
family. Before returning to her
home Mrs. Constant will visit her
son. Homer Constant and his fam
ily in Fontana.
* Mr. and Mrs. Lee Nichols Jr.
and their sens, of Nashville. Term,
will arrive this week-end for a vis
it with Lee's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. L. B. Nichols.
Mr*. J. H. McHarge and her two
daughters of Asheville and Mrs.
D. B. Nivens of Clarksville, Oa.,
visited Mrs. W. T. Fisher last
Dr. J. Wiley Davis of San Juan,
Puerto Rico and Robert Barker of
Waihlngton, D. C. are guests this
week at Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Davis.
M0U Jamas lb hereon who was
called to Lyon. France due to the!
fitness and death oC bar mother, is
if*"*-* to return this week end.
Bob Christy, son at Mr. and
Mrs. John H. Christy, was dis
charged from the tT.'S. Army last
-fe and tea accepted a position
\ thletic director in the Marian
Mr. and Mrs. Monro* ot Htm
Tert Ctty are spending their vaca
ttan bore at the VaUeytown Motor
Andrews Wildcats Lead SMC
With Four Straight Victories
BY AH8 JOURNALISM CLASS
The Andrews Wildcat*, leaders
in the SMC race and currently
ranked third among WNC school
boy powers, swamped the "yellow
jackets" in Hayesville 26-0 last
Friday night at Hayesville.
Halfback Jimmy Holland, who
amassed some 180 yards rushing
and scored two fourth quarter
touchdowns, led the ^defeated
Wildcats to their fourth win of the
season ? their third in conference
Linemen Bill George, Hugh Ray
burn, and Bob Wakefield played
an outstanding defensive game as
the strong Andrews line kept Hay
esville out of scoring territory.
Outstanding players for Hayes
ville were Gibby, Lemons, and
Hayesville took the opening kick
off, and after a series of plays,
which netted them one first down,
were forced to kick. The ball roll
ed into the end zone and Andrews
took over and Immediately began
moving for the first score.
I After a couple of first downs,
fullback Winfrey carried the ball
through the center for 50 yards
and the touchdown. The attempt
at conversion failed.
After the klckoff, Hayesville
quarterback, Danielson, complet
ed a 16-yard pass to the Andrews
43. The Jackets continued to the
23 before they lost the ball on
downs as the first period ended.
The 'Cats continued to dominate
play in the second quarter with
two long drives toward the goal.
After advancing Into Hayesville
territory, Jerry Pulliiihi set up the
score with a 20-yard jaunt to the
3. Willis Anderson went over left
tackle for the score and then add
ed the extra point from place
| Coach Teas substituted freely
1 In the second period. Quarterback
' Danielson again took to the air,
jbut Pee Wee Postell Intercepted
i for Andrews. A pass from Derre
berry to Winfrey put the ball on
the Hayesville 25. Holland- then
took a pitchout and carried to the
5. The drive was cut short by the
half with the Wildcats about one
foot short of pay dirt.
In the third period, Andrews a
galn threatened, but the Hayes
ville line held and took over on
their own 12.
Jimmy Holland ran wild through
the Hayesville line in the final
stanza. His 25-yard run moved the
ball down into Hayesville terri
tory. He then set up his first score
with an 18-yard run to the 5. On
third down, he carried over for
the touchdown. The try for extra
point was no good.
Later in the period, Anderson
intercepted a Hayesville pass and
another Touchdown march was be
gun. Holland again drove into Hay
esville territory on another 25
yard run. Pullium carried for a
I first to the Hayesville 20, where
two plays later Holland scamper
ed 20 yards for the score. Ander.
'son kicked the extra point and An
Idrews led 26-0.
| Hayesville had possesion of the
I ball as the game ended.
Tomorrow night, Coach Teas,
? will take his Wildcats to Cherokee
Murphy, Bethel End
tii 0-0 Tie Here
BY IDA BBOIBT ?
Tha Murphy Bulldogs racked
op their third tie of the season
Friday when they were host to
Bethel ,? here Friday night. The
teams foght to a 0-0 tie.
On the opening kick-off John
Morris received and drove to Be
thel's 29 yard line. Murphy ran
four more plays before Bethel re
covered a Bulldog fumble.
Early in the second quarter,
Murphy recovered the ball again
and went within three yards of
a touchdown. A Murphy fumble
was Covered by Bethel.
In the third quarter both teams
drove for yardage but were un
able to score.
In the final period Bethel scor
ed a touchdown when Quarterback
Browning handed off to half
back Sheppard, the play going 18
yards. But the score was' called
back on a clipping penalty.
The Murplty team was sparked .
by Oaptain Hubert Sneed who in- 1
tercepted two Bethel passes. .
Also Bill Jones and John Morris '
were outstanding in the back- 1
field. Steve Hembree and Joe '
Swain were two outstanding line
men. i i ? ?-i
Murphy will play Robbirisville
on the Andrews field at 8 p. m:
Friday. The game was set at the
Andrews gfidiron ' because of the
carnival set up on the Murphy
Yds. gain, rush 162 110
First downs 6 5
at t. ? 1
camp. 4 ? i
Yda gain. pass. 23 21
Psaa as inter. 2 0
Punts 2 3
Yds. punts return 25 20
Fumbles 2 0 -
Opp. fumbles rec, 2 0 1
PenaHes 40 ' 60|
News waa received here Tues-i
day of the death of Mre. George P.
Sanaa at the home of her daut
tar, Mrs. Edgar Rarshaw at Rich.)
Funeral services will be held!
Thursday (today) tn Newport |
Mli B antes was well know fail
Murphy, having visited bars a I
Hour Alert Sun.
The Murphy Ground Observers
Corp* has been aleited for Sun
day, Oct. 2 from 9 a. m. until
9 p. m.
Volunteers are urged to turn out
W. C. Mesaer', supervisor, said.
BOOSTER CLUB TONIGHT
The Murphy Band Booster Club
will meet today (Thursday) at
8 p. m. in the band room.
I .. rne i. io?wr Ve-.icles
Department's summary pf traffic
deaths through 10 a. m., Sept. 26:
Kilieu thn v?a-: 724.
i Killed to iate last year: 671
If safety is worth a life, drive
and walk carefully!
for an encounter with the Braves.
?First Downs 15 5
Yds. gained rushing 314 90
Passes Attempted 6 5
Passes completed 3 1
Tds. gained passing 46 15
Passes Intercepted 2 0
Yards gained interceptions 25 0
Punting average none 40
Yds. kicked returned 30 10
Opponents fumbles rec'ved 0 0
I Yds. lost penalties 30 15
I SCORE BY QUARTERS
| Hayesville 0 0 0 0
' Andrews 6 7 0 13
Points after Touchdowns
A. K. Ledford
A. K. Ledford, 81, died at his
home near Murphy at 4 p. m. Sun
day, Sept. 25, after a long illness.
He was a native of Clay Coun
ty, son of the late Cicero and Vio
let Oliver Ledford, prominent Clay
County family, but had lived in
Cherokee County most of his life.
He was the superintendent of
the Murphy City water works for
? number of years.
Funeral services were held In
the chapel of Townson Funeral
Home at 10 a. m. Tuesday. The
Rev. Asmond Maxwell, the Rev.
A. C. Pounds, and the Rev. Jack
Palmer officiated and burial was
in Tomotla Cemetery.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs.
Belle Howard Ledford; three
daughters, Mrs. Essie Hackney.
Mrs. F. M. Johnson, both of Mur
phy, *rd IBM Rath Ledforj a I the
homer two sons, 8gt, ffubftrt A.
with the Army tat Japan a*d Ctrl
at Andrews; one brother, J. C. of
Murphy, four sisters, Mrs. Callie
Collett and Mrs. Etna Hartness of
Murphy, Mrs. Hat tie Buchanan of
Cleveland, Tenn., and Mrs. Mary
Mcintosh of Hayesville and eight
Pallbearers were Jack Dickey,
Bill Murray, Charlie Johnson, Rob
ert Alexander, James Martin,
Paul and Garland Ledford, Cliff
Elliott and Slifton Carter.
Honorary ? pallbearers were
Fred Millsaps, Henry Barton, John
and Paul McClure, J. B. Sneed,
Noland Wells, W. S. Dickey, Atkin
Keener and Gus Rogers.
T. C. Gray,, attorney at Hayeg
vllle, has announced that he has
formed a partnership with Wil
liam E. Carter of Asheville.
Mr. Carter graduated from the
University of N. C. in June 1955
and passed the bar examination in
August, 1955. He and his wife are
making their home in Hayesvllle.
Mr. Gray is a brother of the late
J. B. Gray of Murphy, N. C.
TOASTMASTER OFFICERS INSTALLED
Murphy Water Bond Vote
Is Set November 22 Here
THEY LEAD THE CHEERS
jTTj ? ? ... ? t_v ?"? .
THE MURPHY BULLDOGS' mo* wrth? IssHc faas a?d rnryir
ton are these seven pretty high school miasm, who lead the cheer
ing Maths. Bliss Patsy Jones, fruaft esnter, a nmlnm, is fee hnut'
eheerta^er. Left to.^right, iitanf row seated, are jfehses JMy
Saeed and Aw Majmor, JonM wl lm|es? Voyies, seniar.
Standing, lea to right are 3*tsftf* Patricia Hackney, freshman,
Alice Jean Palmer and Linda PngHah, sophomores. Mrs. Chuck
McOonaeO la the sponsor lor the cheerleaders. (Scout Photo)
Home Coming,, Reunion
Set At Hanging Dog
The annual Lovingood reunion
and home coming will be held
Sunday, , Oct. 2, at the Hanging
Dog Baptist Church.
This will be the 15th annual
"Lovingood reunion and last year,
the occasion was voted the offic
ial home coming day at the
Hanging t>og Church is the co
unty's second oldest church. The
Old Valley River, or Whitaker
Church, is the oldest, having been
organized by George Washington
George Washington Lovingood
then made his way to Hanging
Dog section and organized the
church here. The church was or
ganized around 1840 or 1844.
The Rev. Sheridan Lovingood of I
Athena, Tenn., will preach at the
11 a. m. service. A picnic lunch
will be spread at noon.
The Gospel Trio of Maryville,
Tenn., will provide special music :
All other singers, especially sing- 1
ing groups, are invited bo attend, ]
along w*.th all other friends and
relatives. ? a
PattoH Son Said
Improving At Duke
Little Dan A. Patton, five-year
old son of Mack S. and Sara With
erspoon Patton, of HendersonviDe,
is reported to be doing fine at
Duke Hospital where he was flown
Wednesday after suffering head
injuries In an automobile accident.
Patton is manager of Frank O.
Sherrlll's Craig Farm near Hen.
dersonville. On a flight from Ral
eigh to Washington, Sherrtll got
word of the accident over radio
when the S and W DO plane was
25 miles north east of Richmond,
Va. at 2:10 p. m. Wednesday.
The plane banked around and an
hour and a half later landed at A
*nd H airport where he refueled ,
uid took the injured boy aboard.
&t 0:06 p. m. two hoars and 88
minutes after he had received the
messages. Sherrlll landed at Ral
righ-Dorham Airport where an :
unbulance was waiting. It would |
lave taken six hours to have taken
he hoy to Duke by ambulance. | ]
ttmrtin'B Creek FT A 1
To Bern r Dr. Kinq I]
The Martin's Creek PTA wffl
neet Oct 4 at 7:30 p. m. at tli*|
Dr. Robert King, district health!1
rffleen will speak on school and j
At chapel last week the Rev. J.j
L Mortis, pastor <4 the Murphy
Tret Baptist Church, spoke to
Cartin's Creek School children on
he "Importance of Little things".
Voting on Murphy's proposed
$190,000 water bonds will take
place November 22, it was an
nounced this week.
Town council approved the bond
ordinance last July 5, following ex
tensive study of the town's water
Meanwhile a new registration has
been ordered for the bond vote
and registration books will be op
en from 9 a. m. until 6 p. m. daily
except Sundays and Holidays for
three weeks starting Saturday,
Oct. 24, and lasting through Sat
urday, Nov. 12.
Mrs. Jennie Lee Sneed has been
named registrar for the election
and Judges are Will Rogers and
Polls will be open from 6:30 a.
m. until 6:30 p. m. on the day of
The bona ordinance calls fttr
$190,000 to finance the cost of re
constructing, enlarging and ex
tending the water supply system
ol the Town of Mudphy.
Town Council said the band or
dinance will not mean an increase
Restored As ASC
TTie original six township bound
ary lines were restored as ASC
commimitiea in Cherokee County
"as a matter of economy", the
Olerokce County ASC commfRee
announced this weak. *
L Oaring World War n some It
community boundaries were set
up, Ow eemaaittee said. The coci
munltyboundariei were erected
since duiing the war the commit
teemen were called en to do num
erous jobs by contacting an farm
ers in the community.
At present, the amount of work
necessary for a community com
mitteeman is far less than ft was
during the war years, the ASC
On recommendation of the V. S.
Department of Agriculture and the
State ASC Committee, the six ori
ginal townships were set up as
the ASC communities.
The townships are Murphy, Val
leytown, Notla, Beaverdam, Hot
House and Shoal Creek.
Mary Rath L^u
At Yrath Meet
Miss Mary Ruth Logan, dau
ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Tyros Lo
pan of Martin's Creek, this week
is in Jackson's Mill, W. Va., at
tending the annual meeting of
Rural Youth, U. S. A.
Miss Logan made the trip by
auto with Bill Miller of the Folk
School who is also attending the.
The meeting is composed of old
er youths from 23 states repres
enting youth work of organiz
ations such as the Gnrf Farm.
Bureau, Yotmg Oooperators, P. P.
A., F. H. A., Country Ufe Clubs,
oMer Four-H Clubs, churches and
The conference was set for
Sept. 29 -Oct. 2.
Four-H Pullets *
ftrinq $2Jt ? Emrh
Four-H Club poultry chain pul
lets brought an average of (2.20
per bird here Saturday at the an
nual poultry show and sale.
Nine lots of 12 birds each were
fudged and sold. Four blue rib
bons, and four red ribbons and one
irWte ribbon were awarded.
Blue ribbon winners were Hal
Newton, Lester Stowe, Jr., Doris
tforrls and Ann Sudderth.
Nantahala Regional library
ilms available free Sept. l#-Oet.
Indian Dances, 10 minutes, eoL
Mi Major Religions et the World,
? minutes, color; Maritime Bai
day, 11 mtnntss, black and white;
rhis nbawtng Couple, IB minutes
Nsek sad white; Yosemtte, IS mk