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PROMOTING MURPHY AND ANDREWS
VOLUME as NUMBER U
MURPHY WORTH CAROLINA
THURSDAY, NOV. 17 IMS
People You Know
Mr. and Mr*. Jama* AxJey and
?on, Billy, of Newport News, Va.,
?Pent laat week here visiting theii
parents, Mrs. Nettie Axley and
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Swaim,
Mr. and Mrs. John Bayless and
Miaa Doris Kimel, music sup
ervisor of, the Department of Edu
cation, Raleigh, held work shops
ln the Andrews, Murphy and coun
iy school units last week.
Mrs. C. K. Olson attended a sup
ervisor's conference at Southern
Pines last week.
Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Olson have
returned to their home at Luray
The Rev. A. L. Maxwell, pastor
of the First Methodist Church, will
be In Statesville Thursday and
Friday of this week attending a
conference on evangelism.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Barnett and
sons have returned from a visit
at Dayton and Canton, Ohio.
Mrs. Herman Bryant, the for
mer Miss Maurine Fain of Mur
phy, who has been visiting her
sister, Mrs. William Butt at Blue
Ridge, arrived ln Mnrphy Tues
day to visit Miss Adella Mer
oney and other friends here. Be
fore going to Blye Ridge, she
visited her daughter, Mrs. Bill
Fontana in Canada. She will go
from here to Ft. Lauderdale,
Fla., for the winter.
Mrs. F. L. .vsoury left Tuesday
morning lor Gainesville, Ga., to
visit her daughter for a while;
from there she will go to Greens
boro to visit her son, then to Wil
mington, Del., and from there to
St Petersburg, Fla., for the rest
of the winter.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ellis are
vacationing in Florida.
SIrs" Tom ? Mauney will leave
this week" for Hayesville to spend
the winter with her sisters, Miss
's Sue and Louise Haigler. She
"ill rent her home for the win
ter. Tuesday night Mrs. Mauney
was feted at her home at two
tables of canasta.
Mrs. R. D. Chandler spent two
days last week in Chattanooga
with her son-in-law and daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. William J. Can
ata. Bill jnd Dennis.
Mrs. A. N. Hinton of Brevard
has returned to her home after
a visit with her son and family,
Mr. and Mrs. Pug Hinton.
Mrs. Harry Ferguson of Sylva
?pent the week end with her moth
?r, Mrs. Tom Evans.
Mrs. Giles W. Cover left Monday
for Port Myers, Fla., where she
is spending the winter with her
daughter, Rh. Jane Cover Orr
and her son. Pinchne.v, after a stay
of several weeks at her home
Miss Anna Marie Butler, student
nurse it Mission Memorial Hospi
tal ln Asheville, spent the week
end here with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Gordon L. Butler.
Mrs. G. W. Clayton has returned
after a stay in AshevilJe with her
son, Charles Clayton, and Mrs.
Clayton. Mrs. Clayton also spent
some time at Black Mountain hos
pital where jir. Clayton is a
Mrs. Lucy Reagan McClink of
Glasser, N. J. spent the latter
Part of the past week here with
Mrs. P. M. Reagan enroute to
Florida where she will spend the
Latest reports from Mrs. Elmer
Childress, who underwent surgery
at Mission Memorial Hospital,
Asheville, Is that she is recuperat
Among those who are attending
the Baptist annual state conven
tion TXin etield in Asheville this
week are Mr. and Mrs. Frank WI1
hlde, Mrs. Glenn McGnlre, Mrs.
Cari West and Mrs. George Jones.
Mr* Elton Tjeraland of Fontana
mis Ruth Starr Pullium over the
^ Mrs. David Swan is spending
two weeks In Waddtngton. N Y.,
ss guest of her sist?r-in-law, Mrs
E. M. Johnson. 8h? was accomp
anied on the trip by her son-in-law
?nd daughter, Mr.1 and Mrs. Q.
?way they plan
of Chattanooga, Teim.
' they plan to spsatf
V (k '? ?!l
| Water Bond Vote
iSet Next Tuesday
1 1 Voting on Murphy's proposed
, $190,000 water bond wlU take
? place next Tuesday, Nov. 22, at
I the Courthouse.
I Only persons who have regis
. tered under the new town regls
| tration will be eligible to vote on ,
' he bond issue. Registration books
' ( closed last Saturday after some
i 591 voters had registered, it was
I The bond will not mean an in
. crease in taxes according to town 1
| ? !
The Council pointed out that
i the water bond can be financed
under the current tax structure |
,of the town.
The money from the bond will
1 j be used to enlarge and Improve
I on the town's water supply sys
? Some two years ago a state
' official termed Murphy's water
as dangerous to the health of
. the community. Since that time (
I the town has hired an engineer
ing firm to study the water sys
tem and make recommendations
for its improvement.
Set Annual Bazaar
j The Woman's Auxiliary of the
j Church of the Messiah, Episcopal,
will hold its annual Christmas ba
zaar tomorrow (Friday) and Sat
lurday, Nov. 18-19 at the Murphy
] Electrical Shop. The bazaar will
be from 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. each
I A number of good home made
foods along with handmade arti-'
cles and craft work will be on sale, '
'The crafts will be of high quality'
' and will be useful Christmas gifts. '
\ The pen'? club of the church
i met last night (Wednesday) at the
BOY 8COUT history was
made here last weak when
three Murphy Scouts received (
the Eagle Scout award at the
Court of Hooor held at the
First Baptist Church here. Hie
boys are, seated, left to right.
Tommy Moore, son of Mr. and
and Mrs. Cloe Moore; Billy
Browning, son of Mr. and Mrs.
E. A. Browning; and standing,
' Ed Gibbs, son of Mr. and Mrs. <
Jim Gibbs. Moore and Gibbs 1
are members of Troop Two 1
and Browning is a member of j
Santa Claus Parade
Starts Trade Week
| The Murphy School Band and
probably the Robbinsville School
band, will be the marching units
(or th* fourth annual Santa Claus
parade kicking off trade week in
^ Murphy on Monday, Nov. 28.
' The parade will further include
floats ? with top prize of $25 of
fered for the best float Child
ren and pet divisions, and Santa !
Drawings will be held dally an
the square for the $100 savings
bond to be given away each day, J
Monday through Friday. On Sat
urday afternoon a $500 bond will
Other prizes will also be given
away at the drawings.
Cooperating merchants will
start giving the tickets with all
purchases made on Saturday,
Nov. 26, and continue through
trade week ? Nov. 28 ? Dec. 3.
MURPHY GARDEN CLUB
The Murphy Garden Cub will
meet today (Thursday) at 3:30 p.
m. at the home of Mrs. H. L,.
McKeever. Mrs. Jack Bocook is
co-hostess. Plans for the holiday
house will be discussed, r
Services Are Set
Hnrpky Service Be
At Methodist Church
The Rev. Robert A. Potter, pas
tor of the Murphy Presbyterian
Church, will five the message at
the annual union Thanksgiving ser
vice to be held Wednesday, Nov.
23, at 7:30 p. m. at the First Meth
The Methodist Choir, under the
direction of Mrs. Imogene Bates, 1
will be in charge of the music.
Pastors of cooperating churches
will take part on the program, j
Churches to be included in the ser
vice are the Methodist, Presby- ,
terian, First Baptist and Episco- j
The Free Methodist Church was
to have been included, but will not (
bo assisting in the Thanksgiving 1
service due to a special service al
ready arranged for their church.
The annual offering will be used ?
for the Murphy Church Charitable
Fund ? Murphy's only united fund J
for charitable work in the com
last year the church charitable
fund gave assistance to more than ]
25 families ? residents and tran
ilents ? including food, shoes, gas '
oline, medicine and medical care, 1
room and board. '
Money in the charitable fund Is (
spent only after authorization of v
it least two ministers in town. C
Carter To Preach
At Andrews Service
The Rev. B. L. Jackson, pastor
of the Andrews Church of God, .
will preach the Thanksgiving ser
mon at the annual joint Thanksgiv
ing tervice at the Andrews Free
Methodist Church Wednesday,
Nov. 23, at 7 p. ill.
The eight cooperating churches
are the First Baptist, the Rev. J.
C. Corbiit, pastor; second Baptist,
the Rev. Jim Truett; Church of
God, the Rev. B. L. Jackson;
Episcopal, tlie Rev. W. L. Russell;
Lutheran, the Rev. Vitolds Cobins
First Methodist, the Rev. J. Ed
win Carter; Free Methodist, the
Rev. John Vimont; and Presby
ena.n, the Rev. J. C. Neville.
All cooperating ministers will
;ake part on the program. Special
nusic will be by a men's quartet
rom the First Methodist Church
md by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hill
md the Rev. and Mrs. B. L. Jack
ion. The Rev. John C. Corbitt will
ead the congregational singing.
rowo Says No
Parking On Central
Murphy "town Council Monday
light voted to ammend the park
ng ordinance to include no park
ng on the first block of West
Central St. which is the street on
he side of the First Baptist
Brooks Baby Home After
Nail Taken From Stomach i
Little Holly Brooks, 14 montba
jid daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Brooks of Brasstown, is re
ported *to be improving nicely at
hor.e alter having a tw? inch
nail removed from her stomach
The baiiy, playing on the kit
jhen floor Sunday while her
mother was cooking dinner, pick
ed up the nail and swallowed it.
rhe Brooks had been making re
pairs on their house and the
iail apparently had been dropped
in the -floor, they said.
The parents took the baby to
Murphy General Hospital where
Dr. B. VV. Whitfield X-rayed and
located the nail.
Dr. Whitfield called the Ponce
le Leon Infirmary and contact
ed the Georgia State Patrol.
Mr. and Mrs. Brocks drove to
Blue Ridge and there transfer
red to a patrol car and were
-ushed to the Atlanta infirmary.
"We went 80 miles an hour
most of the way," Mrs. Brooks
said. "The Georgia State High
way Patrol had everything fix
id along the route, stopping traf
fic to let us through," she said.
The baby was administered
ether and the nail was removed
by attaching a, string to a r.iagnet .
and having the baby swallow the
magnet, ft was reported.
Mr. and Mrs. Broolfs remained
in Atlanta with the baby to see j
that there were no infections or
' other complications and brought
I her home Tuesday, it was report
Mr. and Mrs. Brooks came to (
Brasstown from Chicago, III., last'(
September where Mr. Brcoks is |
; assisting with the program of the I
John C. Campbell Folk School. f ;
Nations! publicity was attract- j
ed to the baby's accident after
TV stations and news wire ser- ,
vices picked up the story. j
BINGO NIGHT I
The first in a series of bingo nights ]
will be held Saturday, Nov. 19, at ]
8 p. m .in the Regal Hotel spoil- ,
sored by the Murphy Kiwanls club. \
Proceeds will go to the Junior (
Woman's Club project of a teen
center for Murphy youths. *
Everyone is invited to join the
play. A number of valuable prizes
will be offered lucky players. i
Miss Bishop, Mrs Puett
Resign As Home Agents
Miss Edna Bishop, Cherokee
County home demonstration agent,
this week announced her resigna
tion to take up a similar position
in another part of the state.
At the same time, assistant
home agent, Mrs. Frances Wil
liams Puett announced her resig
nation. Mrs. Puett plans to enter
art school next semester. She haa
held her position here (or some
Miss Bishop will become home
agent for Pasquotank County,
with headquarters in Elizabeth
City, Jan. 1. She has been the
home agent in Cherokee County
[or the past six years.
Meanwhile Miss Mary Harris,
western district home demonstra
tion agent is already interviewing
replacements for the positions.
Planning Board Be
Named By Council
A group of some 85 citizens of
Murphy Tuesday night passed a
resolution asking Town Council to
pass an ordinance creating a plan
ning commission for Murphy,
Robert M. Gladstone of Raleigh,
of the N. C. League of municipali
ties; A. J. Gray, TVA community
planner; and Walter P. Arrants,
TVA assistant manager of proper- 1
ties, met with town council, rep- 1
resentatives from civic clubs and;
other interested citizens to discuss
the planning board.
The planning board will be ap
BANK MAILS 1
The Andrews office of Citiz
ens Band and Trust Company
Tuesday, Nov. 15 mailed checks,
to members of its Christmas Sav- 1
This year the club has the lar- '
gest membership in its history,'
and the total Christmas savings
to be distributed from the An- 1
Jrews office will be In excess of
(52,000, P. B. Ferebee, bank pres
The Murphy, Robbinsville and
Hayesville offices of Citizens
Bank and Trust Company will al
so mail cheiks on the same date
to members of their respective
BINGO AT RANGER
A bingo party will be held at
Ranger School Friday, Nov. 18,
at 7:30 p. m. Everyone is invited.
! pointed by Town Council with
from three to five members.
Mayor L>. L. Mason, Jr. said a
meeting of Town Council will be
called within the next week to
draw up the necessary ordinance
and appoint members to the board.
Civic clubs and individuals
are invited to recommend to
council name* for planning
It was pointed out that a plan
ning board is not a legislating
body, but only an advisory body.
All ordinances must be voted by
I Mr. Gray said a new board
might start out on the most impor
tant problems of the town ? park
ing, streets and traffic, dar^jeroua
intersections, recreational sites ?
He said a planning board "gives
a central body for a study group
to work on specific problems."
He advised that the planning
board is an "official body, created
by ordinance", but it can call on
special citizens committees to
study any special problem.
Mr. Gray said the board
should keep close contact with
Gladstone named TVA, the In
stitute of Government of the Uni
versity of N. C.t and the League of
Municipalities, as some of the or
ganizations offering technical as
sistance to a town's planning
The Ranger Grange in a meet
ing last week passed a resolution
supporting the planning board for
the town. A letter from the Grange
was read to Town Council Mon
I Andrews To Meet Hendersonville In AA Playoff Friday
Playoff Set In
BY LYLA FERGUSON
The Andrews Wildcats this
weak were chosen by a vote of
conference coaches to meet Hen
derso'nville In the State AA play
off in Aahevlle tomorrow night.
The Wldcats share top hon
ors In the Smoky Mountain Con
ference with Swain High. Both
teams have the same record of
eight wins; one loss and one tie.
(The tie came when the < Wild
cats and Swain Maroon Devils
battled to a six-six draw.)
To decide the BMC UUe a
playoff gam* will be held between
Andrews and Swain at a later
Coach Bil\y Teas' Wildcats
have ended their regular season
of play for 1KB. They have scor
ed a total of >02 points In 10
games this year while holding
their opponents to 81 points.
Jimmy Holland la ?ka landing
noorer for the team wit* 104
points ? 1? toudhdowns and eight
extra points. ,
? THE ANDREWS WILDCATS, pictured here with i
Tet? y Uat wet* nM i hcmmM
lor wwhww r*Tnplq?i?hl|i. The WUnk, ii i It pw mmn,
racked op eight wbta, one tie u4 we tea*. Front renter te Om*h
Te*?: flnrt pote, Ml te eight, Alrte
Boh Martin, Jamea Franklin. Edward Lovlagocd, Clarence MJren.
Third raw, Johnny Anderson, Harold Murphy, Jackie Alien, geot
ty Hardin, Ms Gernert, Oenrfe Both, Thotnaa Gaaif*, Uayd
Ktartla. Bayee Math la. Max IX>, Bay Poo teU. Jamea Bevta, Nick
HoUaway, Ted Waat, Walker Joaaa. Fifth row. Stave Wheeler, Odn
PoateH, Jae Imi. Daryl Forbea, George Caaley, Jimmy Stover,
Whit Brown. (toe* Photo)
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All government offices, the
Cherokee Scout, bank, and postof
ficc, and most retail businesses in
Murphy will be closed all day
Thursday, Nov. 24, Thanksgiving
Pour service stations in town
have announced they will be clos
ed half a day, from noon through
Meanwhile churches In town
will unite for a Thanksgiving
service on Thanksgiving eve. An
American Legion-sponsored tur
key shoot from 8 a. m. until noon
it the only activity scheduled for
the town on Thanksgiving Day.
?i a. c.
RA1XIGH -The Motor VahiclM
Department'! aumouury at tnffie
deaths through 10 a. m. Hot. M:
Killed this year: KL