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MUKPOT WORTH CAROLINA THURSDAY, OCT. SO, 1MB
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People You Know
Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Simmons
and daughter. Cecelia of Chatta
nooga spent the week end with
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Davidson.
Mrs. George N. Hunter and Mrs.
Garland Robinson of Arden were
week end guests of the Rev. and
Mrs. Robert A. Potter and sons.
Mrs. H. F. Peyer of Winter Ha
ven, Fla. spent last week here
with her cousin, Mrs. Walter
Coleman and Mr. Coleman.
Mrs. H. S. Wllkeraon has return
ed to Ocala. Fla., after a week's
visit here with her sister-in-law,
Mrs. J. W. Dyer.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Reynolds ol
Demoreat, Ga., were week end
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Hyatt.
Frank Taylor and his sister,
Mrs. John Nelson of Topton, left
Tuesday for Raleigh to visit their
brother, W. H. Taylor and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Rush have
returned from a week end visit
with relatives In Montgomery,
Mrs. J. D. McDonald and chil
dren, Renea and Karen Denise of
Chattanooga, Tenn. spent last
week here with Mrs. Olen Mc
Donald. They were accompanied
home to Chattanooga by Mrs.
Olen McDonald who will meet her
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dyer and son,
Jody of Fontana spent last week
end with the former's mother,
Mrs. J. W .Dyer.
MSgt. and Mrs. Leon West and
children Jimmy and Mike who
have spent the summer here with
relatives left Wednesday for their
home In Dayton, Ohio. They were
accompanied by Miss Jo Ann Buck
ner who will make her home with
them while working there.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Coleman
will spend Wednesday and Thurs
day In Atlanta, attending the show
tng of the new 1986 Frigidaire Ap
Dr. P. W. S. Davis left last
week for his home in San Juan,
Puerto Rica, after a months vis
it here with his brotehr, H. E.
guest of the Davis', Robert H.
Barker of Washington, D. C., who
spent several weeks here, return
ed to his home 'Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Dillahnut of
Knoxville, Tenn., have returned to
their home after a visit of several
days here with Mrs. Dillahunt's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben P.
Mr. and Mrs. Loy Seay spent
Thursday here with Mrs. Seay's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce W.
Battle, enroute to their home in
Tate, Ga., after a two weeks wed
ding tour to points in North Car
olina and Akron, Ohio. Mrs. Seay
is the former Miss Daisy Battle.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Wilson of De
troit, Mich., are spending a two
weeks vacation here with Mrs. Wil
son's parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Bristol and Mr. Wilson's parents.
David Harrison of Gastonla
spent the week end with Mr. and
Mrs. Jack Herbert. Mr. Harrison
and Mr. Herbert were "buddies"
in World War n in the Pacific
area of operations.
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Palmer of
Atlanta, Ga., spent the week end
at their home here.
Pfc. Harry nogera, Mrs. Rog
ers and their young daughter,
Sara Margaret, of Columbia, S.
C., are spending this week here
with their mothers, Mrs. Louise
Rogers and Mrs. L. O. Caldwell.
Mr. and Mrs Bob Christy and
their daughter, Peggy, spent the
week end here with Mr. Christy's
parents^ Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Chris
Mrs. R. A. Dewar had as her
her bouse guests last week her
cousin, ? Mrs. Frank Hammond, of
Atlanta, Ga. Mrs. Hammond was
accompanied home Saturday by
her two daughters, also of Atlan
ta, Mrs. Armin Mair and her son,
and Miss Stella Hammond,
una up for a days visit with
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Paii..WT of
Atlanta, Ga., spent the week end
here at their home.
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon McOuire
spent the week end in Winston
Salem with their daughter, Dor
cas Aim, whA la a student aursei
ft the Baptist Hospttal.
Davis and' Mrs. Davis. Another
Wildcats Take Sylva For
Sixth Win Of The Season
BY AH8 JOURNALISE CLASS
The Andrews Wildcats moved to
( their sixth win of the seaaofi in
Syiva Friday night with a hard
earned 13-6 victory over the Gold
Jimmy Holland led the Wildcats
attack, gaining 143 yards rushing
! and scoring both touchdowns and
the extra point.
Tommy Mason was the chief
ground gainer for Sylva.
Andrews took the opening kick
off and immediately launched a T
A 30-yard pass play from quar
terback Willis Anderson to Half
back Jerry Pullium set up the
, touchdown on the Sylva nine.
Three plays later, Holland
plunged over the one for the score.
He added the conversion from
placement to supply in the open
ing minutes sufficient points for
Sylva bounced back with a 62
yard march toward pay dirt.
Fullback* Tommy Mason and
Tailback Kirk Shannon rolled up
yardage with almost every try as
they advanced to the Wildcat 2 at
the close of the initial period,
in the second quarter, going over
Mason climaxed the drive early
from the one for Sylva's only
score of the game.
Rip Dillard's pass for the extra
point was broken up by Jerry Pul
The Hurricane threatened again
later in the %ame period with a
march to within two yards of the
not budge, however, and the 'Cats
goal line. The Andrews line would
gained possession of the ball on
downs, ending Sylva's hopes of ov
ertaking the victors.
On Andrews first play from
scrimmage in the second half,
Jimmy Holland broke loose, and
with effective blocking from the
entire team, went <8 yards around
left end to score standing up. The
I attempted conversion kick was
| Sylva took to the air but made
| little headway as the Andrews'
pass defense tightened up.
Anderson made the game's only
pass Interceptlin In the fourth
Neither team could move Into
position in the last quarter as
each waged a defensive battle.
David Hogsed, Hugh Rayburn,
Bill George, and Jerry Reighard
were defensive 'stalwarts for the
Wildcats, while Walter Henson
and Charles Mason showed up well
for the Hurricane.
Tomorrow night, the Wildcats
will play host to the Hayesville
Yellowjackets in a non-conference
First downs It 15
Yds. Gained rushing 199 134
Passes attempted 5 13
Passes completed 3 3
?frds. gained passing 57 40 !
Passes Intercepted by 10
Yds. gained interceptions 2 0
Punting average 40 32
Opponents fumbles rec'vd 1 1
Yds. lost penalties 30 0
Score by quarters:
Andrews 7 0 # 0
Sylva 0 6 0 0
Holland (2) Points after touch-)
To Bryson City
Murphy Bulldogs' Homecoming
was doubly chilled last Friday
night ? by a cold mist that rose
out of the dank earth, and a frig
id blast that blew in from the'
northeast in the shape of the
Swain County Maroon Devils.
When the blast was over, Bry*
son City had emerged with four
touchdowns and two points after
for 26 counters, while Murphy had
managed to crash through for
It was Bryson City most of the
way, invaders coming into the
Cherokee capitol with a heavier
and more experienced team,
which soon seized the upper hand.
Thwarted by their own miscues
in the first ' quarter ? a fumble
which the Bulldogs recovered,
and a 15 yard penalty
the Swainmen asserted themselves
In the second period to score
The initial toubhdown came a
fter Murphy had made a first
down on its own 30, only to fum
ble. Martin, Bryson City guard,
picked up the ball and ran the
distance to counter-land. Later in
the period the visitors executed a
hard-charging drive, mixed with
skirting the ends, to take the ball
deep into Bulldog territory.
Randall, Swain end made a be
autiful one-handed catch of a pass
from Hyde to cross the goal line.
The half ended with Murphy on
the under side of a 12 to 0 score.
Ajfttt the rest period the Bull
dogs were faring no better, as
Hyde, Ensley and Hall continued
their steady gains behind the for
ceful charges of the weighty Bry
son City Hne.
The march culminated in a
short plunge through the line by
Hyde for the aoore.
Randtll booted the extra point.
Soon afterwards the Bulldogs
uncorked their only consistent of
fensive of the game.
Sparked by good catch of a 10
yard pass by Hubert Sneed, the
Bulldogs backs, led largely by
John Morris, thrust from mid
field for a touchdown.
Morris found a hole, and surged
through from the 10 yard line. He
also ran the extra po^it.
But Bryson City took up again
on its own 30 after returning the
kick-off, and drove strongly
through the out-weighted Bull
In the last period the march
paid off With a paaa from SS for
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Be On TV Sat.
Joyce Waldroup of Brasstown,
| state winner of the Four-H Club
talent show, will appear on the
Gospel Jubilee TV program Satur
day, Oct. 22 from 9-10 p. m. on
Miss Waldroup is the 11 year old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt
Waldroup of Brasstown. She sang
"The Holy City" on the state 4-H
CHEROKEE ROSE CLUB
The Cherokee Rose Garden Club
will meet Tuesday, Oct. 25, at 7:30
p. m. at the home of Mrs. Glenn
Patton. Miss Emily Sword will be
The program will be on chry
santhemums and Thanksgiving
Murphy To Observe United Nations Day
Mrs. Worsham To Speak
On Flower Arrangements
Meet Held At
j Fires Creek
| The Tuaqulttee District annual
Are training; meeting: was held Fri
day at Bristol Cabin on Fires
Annually, just before the fire
season, the fire wardens and oth-'
er cooperators are invited by the ]
U. S. Forest Service to attend this
meeting. Some 23 persons were
present at Friday's session.
Ranger W. E. Howell or Mur
}hy conductcd the meeting and
other members of his staff took
part on the program.
Dlnnc- ? ? is served at the noon
hour by the U. S. Forest Service.
The Tusquitee wardens present*
were Ben Phillips of Tusquitee; j
Cliff Penland.of Shooting Creek;
Ode Morgan of Andrews; HarveJ
Rose of Violet; Harley Martin of J
Fires Creek; and Harvey Stiles of
Members of the State Forest
Service present were Harold Hat
chett of Murphy and his assistant,
Mr. Lochaby; Ray Chambers of
Clay County and his assistant, Mr.
Long; Paul Bryson of Macon
County and Mark Ashe of District
Cmtho lie Enquiry
Clmtseg Start Mom.
The Autumn Information or In
quiry Class will start Monday,]
Oct. 24. at St. William's Catholic
Chapel at 7:30 p. m.
The purpose of the weekly Mon
day night meetings will be to pro
mote good will and understanding.'
among all groups in town, it was
The Rev. Joseph Dean of Mur- 1
phy will be assisted by Father
Francis of Sylva in the weekly
program. The title of the first!
talk will be "The Church and Her
Influence on History."
ST. BARNABAS CHURCH
The evening service at St. Barn
abas episcopal Church will be
held Sunday, Oct. 23 at 6 p. m. ra
ther than 7:30 p. m. because of
the union service to be held at
7:30 at the Presbyterian Church.
Prayer metting (Thursday) will
be held at the Stovalfs home at
7:30 p. m.
Mrs. E. B. Worsham of Atlanta,
Ga., a nationally accredited flow
er show judge, will give a lecture
demonstration on. (lower arrang
ing here Thursday, Oct. 27.
The program sponsored by the
Murphy Garden Club, will be held
in the basement of the First Meth
odist Church from 3 until 5:30 p.
m. A tea hour will be held from 3
| Tickets for the event are now on
I sale and are available from any
member of the Murphy Garden
jClub at $1 each.
Mrs. Worsham is an experienced
horticulturist as well as an author
and lecturer on flower arranging
In her demonstration here she
will use materials from her own
garden snd from Murphy gardens
as well as wild plant material.
Neighboring garden clubs have
been issued special invitation to
Mrs. John S. Smith is program
chairman for the Murphy Garden
Club. Others working on the local
committee for the lecture are
Mrs. John H. Baughman, Mrs. T.
A. Case and Mrs. B. W. Whitfield.
On the eve of the tenth annlveh
sary of the United Nations,
churchcs of Murphy are uniting In
a service of worship at the Pres
byterian Church at 7:30 p. m.,
Sunday, Oct. 23.
The entire community is invited
to take pirt in this service com
memorating the establishment of
the United Nations and looking to
a Christian world order and peace
among all nations.
The niessags -.3 to be brought by
the Rev. William Russell, rector of
the Episcopal Church of the Mes
iah on the theme: "World Order,
A Christian Responsibility."
A combined choir from various
churchcs will lead the congregat
ional singing; and a youth chorus
is being planned.
Special music will be provided
under the direction of Mrs. H. E.
Dickey of the First Baptist
Church and Mrs. Jerry Davidson
of the Methodist Church w ... oe
The Rev. Wmiam Elliott, re
tired Methodist minister, will offer
| the special prayer for the United
Nations and a Christian world
1 order. I
Andrews PTA Studies
Plan To Change Name
The monthly meeting of the And
rews PTA was held last week In
the high school auditorium. The
president, Mrs. Gerald Almond,
The officers and a committee'
are pondering on whether or not to
permanently change the name of
the PTA to PTSA? Parent, Teach
er, Student Association. This has
been done in several big schools
and has brought surprising results,
it was said at the meeting.
There are a number of high
school students serv
ing on various committees of the
The students appear to be ready
and willing to take an active
part in such a fine program as our
PTA has, it was pointed out.
Some $123 has been spent on the
Youth Center. It was announced.
Two table tennis outfits and a
shuffleboard have been ordered.
Miss Christy's class earned the
banner this month with twelve
The PTA has brought some at- ,
tendance banners to award to
classes having the most PTA mem
bers present at meetings.
Mrs. Ruth Clark Pulllum was a
warded the banner In the elemen
tary grades with nine members
present. Mrs*. Ford has 100% PTA
membership In her class.
8. J. Genrert grave a report of
the safety ccmiaittee of the PTA,
regarding traffic and safety on
the campus. Miss Phyllis Snyder
gave some book reviews, and Mrs.
Dewar gave a talk about Book
Week wlilch will be November 17
through November 24.
-November 10 Is open-house at
The PTA president called atten
tion to the Statt Educational Con
ference to be held in Raleigh,
October 13, and urged PTA mem
bers to attend if possible. She al
so urged all members to keep In- j
formed as our state and nation dis
cuss urgent problems of public ed
ucation in the United State today.
?? The ITA has purchased $15 wort
of plants to beautify the school
This meeting was game night
for the PTA. Some thirty games
were brought for the differed
rooms in the elementary school.
Owenby's Andrews Plant In Operation
The Owenby Manufacturing*
[Company of Marietta, Ga., has
started operations at their new
plant in Andrews, manufacturing
ladies and misses dresses.
The Andrews plant started with
42 employees and will eventually
employ 160 persons.
Applications are still being tak
en at the plant office.
H. L. Ledford of Marietta is
the plant superintendent and
plans to move his falftlly here at
an early dfaie.
R. V. Tankersley, industrial en
gineer, and Mrs. Tankersley, in
structor and motion analyst and
their daughter, Beveiy, of Tup
elo, Miss., arrived Sunday and will
reside in the J. Wiley 8. Davis
home on Main Street.
The Tanker*ley? are associated
with the Kurt Salmon Engineering j
firm of Washington, D. D.
Fabrics used exclusively in the I
"Bea Young" dresses manufactur
ed are the well known brands of
Dan River and Oayley and Lord
and sold in the better d*** dep
Mrs. Gertrude Howell, designer
and personnel manager of the Ow
enby firm arrived at the Andrews
plant prior to its opening and left
Wednesday for Marietta. A num
ber of changes ?|ere made In the
Interior of tht building.
Mrs. Wed Hill of Andrews is
receptionist and works in the of
Murphy Team Be
The Murphy High School foot
ball team, coaches, cheerleaders
and dates of the players were en
tertained by a group of local citi
zens and team boosters at the
home of Dr. and Mrs. W. R. i
Gossett after the game Friday
night. Oct. 14.
A barbecue dinner was served.
The same group of team boos
ters will entertain the players,
coaches, parents and dates and
cheerleaders at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Cloe Moore Saturday,
Oct. 23 at 7 :30 p. m. j
Epls. Church Starts
Other Events listed
The Murphy Episcopal Church
Monday broke ground for a 40 foot
addition to the back of their I
church on Peach tree gt
The new room will be for a Sun- j
day School and church meeting
and recreational purposes. Rob
ert B. Hardin is overseer for the
Bishop M. George Henry of Ashe
ville will be at the Church of the
Messiah 8unday, Oct. SO, at I a.
m. to hold confirmation and the
Holy Communion., |
Last Sunday William McOombs
Hardin, seven year old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Robert B. Hardin was
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II. Dam PTA
To Have Carnival
| The Hiwassee Dam .PTA will
] sponsor a Halloween carnival on
I Friday, Oct. 28. at the school.
I Proceeds will be used to buy a
[new motion picture projector and
other equipment needed to make
the school an accredited one.
The carnival will begin at 6:30
p. m. A number of old features
and several new ones are planned,
including: the graveyard of
teachers, famous freak show, all
i new old time country store, parcel
post sale, grab bag, crowning
carnival king and queen with roy
al court of elementary students,
food booth sponsored by FHA
with proceeds for homemaking de
partment equipment. -
The PTA will meet tonight, Oct.
20, to complete plans for the car
The PTA executive committee
met FHday, Oct. 14.
PTA Sett Cmmivml
The Martin's Creek PTA exec
utive committee met Monday
afternoon and oompleted plans for
the Halloween Carnival which will
be .held at tht school Friday. Oct.
28 at 7:30 p. m.
I Attractions at the carnival will
be the harvest sals auction, cake
walk, bingo aad aids shows in
cluding a house of borrows. A con
cession stand will ssH refresh
Mrs. Dunn Attends
Dinner For Navy See, i
I Mrs. George Dunn, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Roy V. Lovingood of
Murphy, wa-j recently a guest of
Commander and Mrs. Earl
Schweizer at a dinner given at the |
I Went worth Hotel in Portsmouth, i
N. H. in honor of the U. S. Secre
tary of the Nav.> Charles S. Thcm
Secretary Thomas spoke on the
"Submarine Navy" and of the
great advantage the Portsmouth
Navy Yard has in being one of the
first Navy yards to be given con
tracts for atomic submarine con
struction. He praised the "nuclear
readiness" of the yard.
Other notables who spoke In
cluded U. S. Senators, Norris, Cot
ton, and Styles Bridges; U. S.
Congressman, Chester Merrow,
Gov. Lane Dwinnell, and Adrlmal
J. A. Snarkenberg.
After the dinner, Mrs. Dunn had
the pleasure of meeting Secretary
Mrs. Dunn's husband, Lt. Dunn
la Issue Control and Outfitting of- 1
flc?r at the Naval submarine base
In Portsmouth. At present he Is in
Boston for some special training
In his line of duty.
The Dunns, with their children,
"Cathy and Bobby are coming to
Murphy the first of November for
ft two weeks' visit with Mn.
Murphy is m irking the tenth an
niversary of the United Nations
going into effect by a special cel
ebration next Monday, United
Nations Day. with a parade, tree
planting and a plaque unveiling In
front of the high school building.
Churches of the city will also
Tiave a union service Sunday night
preceding United Nations Day;
there are to be special displays in
libraries, and programs in the
Mrs. Ben E. Warner, who re
cently attended sessions of the
United Nations as a representat
ive of the Cheroee County Home
Demonstration Council, will jpeak
briefly at the tree-planting and
H. Bueck, superintendent of
Murphy schools, will bring a brief
message in regard to the U. N.
The dogwood tree to be set out
will symbolize the continuing life
of the U. N.
The parade, forming at the
court house, will begin at 1:30 p.
m. proceeding to the Square, down
Valley River St. to the school.
Taking part will be the Murphy
School Band, directed by Jack
Shuler; Scout organizations of
the city, and rural club members
from the high school.
Mayor L. L. Mason issued a pro
clamantlon in regard to the obser
vance of the day. He will preside
at the ceremonies; the Rev. A s
mond Maxwell of the Methodist
Church will offer the invocation:
and the Rev. J. Alton Morris will
make the prayer for peace.
Special music will be provided
at the ceremonies.
Scout troops taking part in the
parade include: No. 2, of which
Jack Barton Aiken is leader; No.
5, commanded by Fran)" Rudder -
th; and No. 12, led by Joiui Jor
dan; along with the Girl Scout
troop directed by Mrs. P. G.
Siae. The rural organizations
are; 4-H clubs, led by Mrs. Fran
ces Puett; Future Farmers of Am
erica, by Glenn Pat ton; an* Fut
ure Home Makers, Mrs. john
The plaque for the dogwood tree
is being donated by the Junior
Woman's Club of Murphy; and
the marble base by the Columbia
The committee in charge of ar
rangements is headed by Mrs.
Cloe Moore, who is assisted by
Mrs. W. E. Howell, Mrs. Robert
Bault, Mrs. Ben E. Warner and
Miss Edna Bishop.
Dies After Illness
Mrs. Minnie Bell McDonald. 79,
died in her home Route 3, Murphy
at 1 a. m. Tuesday. Oct. 18 after a
A native of Cherokee County,
she was a daughter of the late
John Henry and Mary Coleman
Allen, and the widow of John Mc
Donald of Ogreeta.
She had been a member of Reeds
Chapel Methodist Church for 60
Graveside rites were held Wed
nesday at 2 p. m. in Ogreeta Cem
etery with the Rev. Norvell Peek
Surviving are two daughters,
Mrs. Mae Ledford and Mrs. Ad
die McDonald of Route 2, Murphy;
three sons. Charlie of the home,
Boyd and Leon of Rodte S, Mur
phy; 12 grandchildren, and seven
great-grandchildren; iaur sisters,
Mrs. Lula Nelson. Route 4, Mur
phy, Mrs. E. B. Sneed of HI was -
see Dam, Mrs. Walter Voyles of
Montana, Mrs. George Gunter of
Texas and two brothers, Houston
Allen of Esclalon, Calif., and
Henry Allen of Farner, Tenn.
Ivie Funeral Home was in
? i a. e. hi iivat t .
RALEIGH ? The Motor Vehicles
Department's summary of traffic
llssfhs through 10 a. m. - Oct. 17:
KBM tkla year: ML
| Killed to data last year: T?6.