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MURPHY NORTH CAROLINA THURSDAY, OCT. ?, IMS
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People You Know
Mrs. Johnsie Nunn, Cherokee
County Welfare Superintendent, at
tended a meeting; of the Southern
Regional Conference of Welfare
Workers in Atlanta last week. The
meeting was held at the Atlanta
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Agnew of
Summerville, Ga., are visiting
their son-in-law and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. W. A. Singleton and
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Squier of
Columbus, Ohio, are spending the
week with Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Mc
Guire at their country home at
Peachtree. They attended the
Presbyterian Church Sunday. Mrs.
Squier is a sisiter of Mrs. Mc
Mr. and Mrs. Hilliard Barfield
and daughter, Mrs. Eugene Eason
and baby of Marietta, Ga. were
week end guests of Mrs. Barfield's
sister, Mrs. E. H. Brumby, Mr.
Brumby and family.
Mr. and Mrs. solin L. Savage at
tended the wedding of a niece,
Miss Shirley Tolbert in Gainesville
Ga. last Saturday, Oct 1. The
wedding was in Central Baptist
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey G. Elkins,
Jr. of Asheville, were week end
guests of Mr. Elkins' parents, Mr.
and Mrs. H. G Elkins.
Students from Murphy High
School who will attend the Edi
tors' Roundtable at Western Car
olina College, Cullowhee Friday
and' Saturday, are Ida Brumby,
Nancy Sales, Mary Lepscler and
H. C. Bueck. They will be accomp
anied by Miss Maria Travis.
For the past week Mr. and Mrs.
Chester Rltch have had as guests
their daughter and son-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. Glenn Bowers of Tampa,
Fla. Mr. and Mr*. George Bowers
?vre returning horns after spending
s summer at Mohawk Lake,, A.
Dr. and Mrs. F. E. Blalock and
sons have returned from * two
weeka motor trip to point* in
Mrs. Giles W. Cover left Sunday
for Fort Myers, Fla. for a visit
with her daughter, Mrs. Jane On,
and her son, Plnchney Orr. She
was accompanied as far as Bu
ford, Oa., by her son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and -Mrs. Marion
Ennis and their young son, Giles
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Nichols Jr..
and sons, Lee m, and Steve of
Oenterville, Tenn. are spend frg
this week here with Mr. Nichols'
parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Nich
Mrs. Louise Rogers and Mrs.
Charles Delaney spent Wednesday
' Miss Elisabeth Waldroup who
has been the house guest of her
aunt. Miss Ruth Waldroup, for the
pa st two weeks left Friday for
Bere* College, Berea, Ky.
Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Palmer of
Akron, Ohio, are spending a two
weeks vacation here with Mrs.
Palmer's sisters, Mrs. Carrie Wil
son and Mrs. Victor Wood.
Mrs. A. M. Brittain who has
spent the summer months here ,
with her daughter, Mrs. Giles
W. Cover and her grandchildren,
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Ennis, left
Saturday for Coppwhlll where she
will spend sometime with her son
in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs.
R. R. Burns.
Supt J. E. Rufty attended
meeting of North OamHna i
al conference for the school beard
at Western Caro
Hold NCEA Posts
Teachers from Murphy City
Schools who attended the Western
District N.C.E.A. meeting in Ashe
ville last Friday were, Alfred
Wallace, president of the Murphy
Unit of the N.C.E.A.. Mrs. T .A.
Case, Miss Wilma Tate Mr. and
Mrs. Clair K. Olson, ar.d Mr. and
Mrs. H. Bueck.
During the afternoor business
Eession, of the various groups,
Mrs. Olson was elected president
of the supervisors; Mr. Wallace
was elected, vice-president of the
Modern Language group; and Mr.
Olson elected president of the
Physical Education Group.
Miss Maude E. Collins of the
Ranger School represented, the
County Schools, and Mrs. Joe Pin
son County Supervisor, was a
mong the group.
Set In Andrews
Dr. Percy Ray of Myrtle, Miss.,
will lead a series of revival ser
vices at the Andrews First Baptist
Church Oct. 19-28.
Services will be held at 10 a. m.
and 7 :30 p. m. daily.
Fred Hill will lead the singing
for the series. The Rev. John C.
Corbitt is pastor of the church.
Delaware Hamby, 70, died of a
heart attack at 6:15 p. m. Wed
nesday, Sept. 28, while shucking
corn at his corn crib.
A native of Cherokee County, he
was a son of the late Llna and
Louida Runion Hamby, and lived
in the River Hill section of the
county on Murphy Route 4.
Ha was a retired railroad me
chanic, having worked for 22 years
with the Louisville and Nashville
fwwNl services were bald at X
p. m. Sunday in Mt. Carmel Bap
tist Church. The Rev. S. M. Wolfe
officiated and burial was in the
Surviving are five daughters,
Mrs. Grace Champion of Kevll, Ky.
Mrs. Bonnie Quinn of Great Mills
Md.f Mrs. I vie Pierce of J as per,
Oa.; Mh. Ella Queen of Gastonia
and Mrs. Ruth Allen of Farnar,
Tenn.; four sons, Ralph of Ft.
Worth, T?xas; Hoover of Jeffer
son, Mass.; Glenn of Murphy, Rt.
t. ; and Roosevelt with the Navy
In Japan; and one brother, L. C.
Hamby of Murphy Route 4.
I vie Funeral Home was In
Miss Cover Gives
A demonstration of dying and
drying of grmaaes, leave*, reeds
and flowers collected from woods
fields and gardens was given by
Miss Prances Cover at the meet
ing of the Valley River Garden
| The meeting wss held at the
home of Mrs. O. A. Reschke with
I Mrs. Paul Jordan as associate
'hostess Thursday afternoon.
Miss Cover listed and had on dis
play flowers that dry well such
as sinnas, carnations, celoaia,
chrysanthemums, scarlet and blue
.sage, and others. These she dried
In clean white sand or borax In
the stove oven. Dried decorative
grasses and flowers used in the
three dried arrangements she
made were collected from her gar
den. She gave the general pro
cedure for both drying and dye
Mrs. J. H. Christy received or
ders tor the Garden club note pap
At the conclusion of the business
period the host esse served coffee
There were IT members pres.
RAUdOH ? The Motor xUemm
Department's summary of traffic
deaths through 10 a. m. Oct. S.
SUM ttia ymr; 77#.
KBM to data teat jraar: T01.
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and walk carafully!
Dan Cathey Gets House
D&niel McDade Cathey, son ofi
Mrs. Ruth Phillips Cathey and the j
late W. A. Cathey of Andrews, has ',
received an appointment to the 1
Congressional Post Office Depart- j
ment in Washington, D. C. The ap
pointment was granted by Con- ,
gressman George A. Shuford of
Cathey ha? applied for a page
ship in Washington for the first
part of 1936. but Rep. Shuford
said he appointed Cathey to the
Post Office position since Dan
"did a splendid Job as page in Ral
eigh this year and has been highly
Cathey's duties will be to carry
mail to the House of Representa
tives and he will receive a salary
of $360 monthly. He will go to
school in the Capitol building.
Mrs. Cathey will accompany her
son to Washington as the position
will be a permanent one.
The required age for the position
is 16, but since Cathey is four
months short of that age, Rep.
Shuford obtained a waver in or
der to grant Cathey the job.
ASC Elections Set
Oct.18; Polls Told
Community ASC committeemen
and delelates to the county con
vention will be elected Oct. 18,
the ASC office announced today.
Balloting will take place at the
following poling places from 9 a.
m. to 5 p. m. that dAy: Hothouse,
Charlie McGill'g Store; Shoal
Creek, Sam Robinson's Store; Val
leytown, Andrews City Hall; Not
la, Fred Kilpat rick's Store; Beav
erdam, Morley's Store; Murphy,
ASC office. Courthouse.
The following persons have
been nominated for a position on
the community committees, with
three men from each to be elect
Hothouse, C. T. Gllley, Alfred
Newman, Joe Golden, TO West
moreland, John Wallace, E. O.
Jenkins, Lester Cole, Howard Or
ton, Dlllard McAfee and George
Shoal CreeK, Pearl Stiles, Mil
ton Verner, Arthur West, Fred
Jones, Claud Patterson, Stanley
Wood, Guy McNatob, Oliver Myers,
J. C. Prince and C. C. Jones.
Valleytown, Carl Breedlove,
Jeff Brooks, Willie Russell, John
Bradley, Albert Conley, Will
Puett, Clarence West, Leonard
Sharp, Prank Watklna and Fttd
Notla, Clyde Helton, Emory An
derson, J. W. Mai one, Oliver Ore
gory, Wade Anderson, BUI Hat
chett, T. L Martin, Jim Martin,1
Ed Foster and Fred Kilpatrick,
Beaverdam, Willard Graham,
Herman Jones, D. B. Roberts,
Clfford Rose, Allen Chambers,
F arris Bryson, Floyd English,
Walter Dockery, Pearl John
son, and Willard Morrow.
Murphy, Charlie McDonald,
Wayne Abcrnathy, Judd Stiles,
B. B. Cornwell, Roy Gillenwater,
Will Moore, Hoyt Arrowood,
Posey Crisp, Billy Wells and
The community election hoard
who will hold the election are:
Hothouse, Lloyd Newman, chair
man, Elijah Roach, vice chair
man, Charlie McQill; Shoal
Creek, H. N. Brendle, chair- !
man, Sam Roberson, vice |
chairman, Frank Sparks; Val
leytowr Victor Raxter, chair
man, Jake Brown, vice chair
man, Lee Williams.
Notla, Fred KIipatricK, chair
man, Lawrence Hatchett, vice
chairman, S. W. Grt>by ; Beaver
dam, Winfleld Martin, chair
man, Lloyd Murphy, vice
chairman, Fred Martin; and
Murphy, Dillard Stiles, chair
man, James Myers, vice
chairman and Luther Dockery.
Petitions signed by 10 or more
eligible Vetera favoring nominat
ion of additional persons will be
received by the community elect
ion boards in each community at
any time, not later than Tues
day, Oct. 11. The names of per
sons petitioned for will be includ
ed in the slate of nominees if
found eligible under the regulat
ions of the secretary of agricul-'.
IWiss West, Miss
Smith Win Contest
I Miss Bedy West and Miss Jerry
Ruth Smith won first plus with
Ian accordion duet in a talent
1 show at Western CadoHna College,
Cullowhee last week. Hie show
was sponsored by the North Caro
lina Federation of Women's Clubs.
They will go to Greensboro to
compete in the state contest, also
sponsored by the federation.
The Rev. James Hornbuckle who
has been pastor of the Andrews
First Methodist Csurch for the
past two years has been assigned
by the Methodist conference held
last week in Charlotte to a pastor
ate in Winston-Salem. They plan
to leave next week.
The Rev. J. E. Carter has been
assigned to the Andrews Metho
FHA Notes Office
The local office ofthe Farmers
Home Administration, located in
in the Cherokee County Court
House, will be open each Tuesday,
Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.
m. .to 5 p. m., Daniel B. Willis,
county supervisor, announced.
The FHA makes loans in this
area to eligible farmers to pur
chase farms, for necessary build
ings, to improve and develop
farms, to purchase equipment and
for general farm operating expen
Loans are made only to farmers
who are unable to obtain credit at
reasonable rates and terms from
private and cooperative lenders,
Mr. Willis said.
Mayors L. L. Mason of Murphy
and A. B. Chandler, Jr. of And
rews have ordered by proclama
tion that the week of Oct. 2-8 be
set aside for local observance in
their towns as "Hire the Physical,
ly Handicapped Week" in conjunc
tion with the national observance.
The citizens committee for the
week in Andrews are: W. D. Whit
aker, chairman, S. J. Gernert,
Dr. Charles O. Van Gorder, Capt.
Frank Swan, J?ck T. Burrua.
The Murphy committee is made
up of Don Ellis, chairman, Joe
Ray, Max J. Hannah, Dr. B. W.
Whitfield, John Davidson.
William Sims, circuit supervis
or of ministers for the Watch
tower Bible and Tract Society
arrived in Murphy Monday to visit
the Murphy Congregation of Je
Mr. Sims travels In three states
for the witnesses and this is his
sixth visit to Murphy and Chero
kee County, it was announced to
day by H. J. Swanson local repre
sentative of the group.
A number of meetings will be
held during the week at the King
dom Hall in the Mauney Building
and the Witnesses have set a
meeting Sunday at S p. m. in the
County Court House.
Mr. Sims will speak on "How
Bible Principles Apply To Tour
Life", a talk which will be given
simultaneously in over l<0 other,
cities in the United States Sunday.
The public is invited to attend.
Mr. and Mrs. Sims are the house
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Coffey
ANDREWS BETA CLUB INSTALLED
Jury List Is Told
Parker, 30 Dies Of
The death of Morris Parker, 30.
was termed suicide by a coroner's
jury after his body was found in
the woods in Martin's Creek sec
tion Saturday. A nephew, Bobby
Blaine, discovered the body a
bout 5:30 p. m.
A high-powered 8 mm Japanese
rifle was between his legs and a
stick was in his hand, according to
J. C. Townson, corner.
A shot had been heard about
3:30 p. m.
Sheriff Claude Anderson's de
partment reported Parker was
shot through the head, the bullet
going through he mouth.
Parker's automobile, its wind
shield cracked, was found in a
logging road nearby.
The coroner summoned a jury
composed of Charles Coleman, L.
M. Beavers, Ben Martin, Bryan
Chastain, Frank Stiles and Ver-j
non Ashe. The jury deliberated
until late Saturday night and
nearly all day Sunday before rul
ing that Parker die* from a self
inflicted b'Ulet wound.
The coroner said papers found
in the victim's pocket indicated
that Parker had been working for
a marble company at Ball Ground,
Funeral services for Parker
? were held at 2:30 p. m. in Lower
Bell Creek Baptist Church near
Hiawassee, Ga. Burial was in Mc
Burviving are four sisters, Mrs.
Wilma Beasley and Mrs. Annie
Beasley, bot hof Dillard, Ga., Mrs.
Inez Parker of San Francisco,
Calif., and Mrs. Minnie Blaine of
Murphy, Rt. 2, and two brothers,
Willie of Ball Ground, Ga., and
Earl tit Tate, Ga.
Townson Funeral Home was
? The November term of Cher
okee County Superior Court will
open hero November 7 with Judge
Dan K. Moore of Sylva presiding.
The jury list wag announced
this r/eek as follows:
J. M. Donley, Murphy; Guy
Crisp, fit. 1, Brasstown, Clar
ence Sylvester, Rt. 3, Murphy;
Dennis Sharp, Rt. 1, Andrews;
A. T Rowland, Rt. 1, Marble;
Albert Kilby, Rt. 3, Murphy;
D. F. Buchanan, Andrews; and
Max Ladd, Marble.
J. M. Anderson, Rt. 2, Cul
berson; Charlie H. Smith, Rt.
2, Murphy; Cecil Jonea,
Unaka; Frank Ingram, Sr.,
Murphy; Wayne Crisp, Rt. 2,
Murphy; F. W. Kilpa trick, Rt. 2,
Murphy; Clarence Stiles, Rt.
3, Murphy and Walter R.
Marion Adams, Famer, Tenn.;
Charlie McDonald, Rt. 3, Mur
Iphy; Allen McBrayer, Unaka;
[Lon Farmer, Rt. 3, Murphy;
'Lewis Hicks, Andrews; Homer
| Almond, Marble; Joe Hamil
iton, Murphy; and Clyde Ellis,
H. W. Moody, Murphy; Pres
ton H. Brown, Andrews; I. M.
Winfrey, Rt. I, Marble; L.
J. Hughes, Rt. 2, Murphy;
G. C. Fair, Marble; Marshall
ClonU, Rt. 1, Marble; Char
lie McChire, Rt. 2, Murphy;
Cliff Kephart, Rt. 3, Mur
phy ? end Wilson Truett, An
Harvc IRoae, Violet; M. F.
Farmer, Rt. 2, Murphy;
Claude Rogers, Marble; Jake
Davta, Marble; WU1 Bnsley.
Marble; G. R. MUia, Rt. 3.
Murphy; Howard OTXtU, Rt_
3, Murphy; F. P. Brendle, Rt. 1,
TWUetowa, Twin.; wd Henry
L. Carver, Andrews.
Mrs. W arner On UN
T our This W eek
Mrs. B. E. Warner this week is
in New York attending sessions of
the United Nations. She is one of
some 80 North Carolina women on
the third annual Home Demonstra
tion Study Tour of the U. N.
Mrs. Warner, represents (he
Cherokee County Home Demons
tration Council. Mrs. Warner has
been active in Home Demonstra
tion Club activities on state and
county level. She is a member of
the Martin's Creek HD Club.
This year Mrs. Wamer is serv
ing on the state pictorial aids torn
mlttee which Is working on scrap
books to send to foreign countries
depicting the American way of
Mrs. Warner is the fourth Cher
okee County woman to go on the
UN tour. The first year of the tour
Mrs. Dallas McKowan represented
the council. Last year Mrs. Clay
Hopwood and Mrs. Frank Hogan
were the representatives.
The toor group left Monday Oct.
3 at 6:30 a. m. from Raleigh and
went straight through to New
York arriving around 8 p. m. The
tour this year allowed for a long
er stay in New York City as well
as a visit to Hyde Park, Pough
keepsle, Philadelphia and Washing
ton, D. C.
Their sightseeing in New York
includes a trip to the Statue of
Liberty, Radio City and The Prick
The N. C. Women will return
The annual home coming and
all day singing will be observed at
Pali-view Church at Ranger the
third Sunday in October. Everyone
is Invited to attend, especially all
LEOION AUXILIARY ,
Ilia American Legion Auxiliary (
will meet today (Thursday) at i
7:30 p. m. at the home of Mrs. W.
K MCKetver . New officers are es- |
pecially are asked to be present, j
Bctaw< "Mfc 9m at United
OpoM la CtpperhUl,
College at At
lanta, am., this w?k
the opening of an axt< ...
mm college tn McCkysviUe.
Enrollment la now takfe* place
at Ike acteal, which ?fll be locat
ed in the McCaysville Masonic
Temple. Mis. Dona vie Robertson,
mpceseoUtlve for the ooUefe, Is
taking local enrollment.
Miwy is Hie largest business
eokool to the south. Both day sat
night school win be held at the
college is listed