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Cherokee scout. volume (Murphy, N.C.) 188?-1961, September 29, 1955, Image 1

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Death Drives DANGEROUSLY K Dont Crowd Him i wis! N. C. State Library VOLUMER ?ft NUMBER ? 11 PROMOTING MURPHY AND ANDREWS THURSDAY, SEPT. ?, IMS TRADE AT HOME; PAYS MURPHY NORTH CAROLINA TEN PAGES THIS WEEK People You Know MURPHY Mrs. John Garrett left Sunday] by plane to join her husband In | Detroit, Mich. 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 here. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Case and Frank Mauney attended the ball game in Athens, Ga., last Satur day. 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, Tenif. 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 a week. Mrs. W. D. Townson and Mrs. W. D. Townson, Jr., spent last Wednesday In Atlanta, Ga. ANDREWS . 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 Barnard. 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 week. 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 A 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 play. 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 Danielson. 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 ' ment. | 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 field. STATISTICS Murphy Bethel 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.) mead, Va. Funeral services will be held! Thursday (today) tn Newport | News, Va. Mli B antes was well know fail Murphy, having visited bars a I b GOCHms 12 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. BOXSCORE ON N.C.il6NWAYS 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. STATISTICS Andrews HayesvlUe ?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 Scoring Touchdowns Winfrey Anderson Holland (2) Points after Touchdowns Anderson (2) A. K. Ledford Dies Sunday 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 grandchildren. 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. i Partnership Formed 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 church; 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 Lovingood. 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 r ] 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 ommurrfty health. 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 supply system. 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 John O'Dell. Polls will be open from 6:30 a. m. until 6:30 p. m. on the day of voting. 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 In taxes. Townships Are Restored As ASC Communities 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 said. 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. conference. 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 extension YMW. 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. IT, are: 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 mw, coior.

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