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Graham Girl Wins Betty Crocker
Uonvemaker Competition In State ,
North Carolina's Betty Crocker
Homemaker of Tomorrow is Lou
anna Ellington of Eli Whitney
High School, Graham, N. C.
The auburn-haired daughter of a
textile worker received the higher
score in a written examination or.
homemaking knowledge and attitu
,des administered to 8,834 senior
g'.rls in 336 schools throughout
Miss Ellington will receive a
$1,500 scholarship from General
Mills, and becomes a candidate
with 47 other slate winners and the
representative from the District of
Columbia for the title of All-Am
erican Homemaker of Tomorrow, j
Each state wiuncr and her ad
visor will receive an expense
paid educational tour to Washing
ton, D. C.t colonial Williamsburg,
Va., and 1 New York City Apri
27, May 3 Score in the original test
?and personal observation on this
tour will be the basis for selection
of the Ail-American Homemaker ol '
Tomorrow, to be announced May 2
at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in
, New York. Her scholarship will be
To Be Held At
The Boy Scout Troop at Brass
town has been reactivated, and
there will be three basic training
sessions held at the Little Brass
town Baptist Church,
These sessions will be held on
Tuesday, March 26, and Tuesday
April 9, at 7:30 p. m. for Seoul
leaders and parents.
Francis Pless of Sylva, field rep
resentative of the Nantahala Dis
trict in this area and the Rev. Rob
ert A. Potter of Murphy Leader
ship Training chairman, will assist
with the sessions.
Charles. Caldwell of Brasstown
is Scout leader with two assistants,
V. E. Reese, and Cecil Tipton.
J. A. Byers is Institutional rep
Composing the Troop committee
are the Rev. Dan Stowe, chairman,
Loy Ps?yiie. C. B. Green, Pat Cole
man, Voyd Hogan, and Bass Ar
Others who are interested are in
vited to attend.
LITV LOCK SERVICE
K>)? by Code ?r Duplication
('iimbiiuttioiii changed .. >?
J increased* to $5,000.
Jo Aan Bradley of Sylva Cen
.ral High School, Syiva, rated sec
ond ?u North Carolina and will
' ^e;ve a $500 scholarship.
Friday At Andrews
The annual Father-Son banquet
if the Future Farmers of Amer
ica sponsored by the Agricultur
al department of the Andrews
school with R. W. H. Ramsey the
nstructor as master of ceremonies
was held Friday evening, March 8
in the school cafeteria. Approxi
mately 10' attended including a
large number of parents.
John Pendergrass gave the creed
and Dicky Higdon, president, pre
Introduced by Mr. Ramsey, Sup
erintendent J. E. Rufty spoke on
'Vocational Work, an Essential
Part of the High School Curricu
Reports on the various projects ,
achieved were made by: Harold ;
Murphy, Robert Pullium, Walt
Brown Jr., Kenneth Wilson, and
Special features included a ''Rock
and Roll number by Bob Martin
and string music by Wilton Ens- j
ley and Oval Hicks.
Of interest was that the barbe
cue pork served at the banquet
was grown by the club and pre
pared by Marion Ennis. Assisting
with arrangements and serving
vcre six members of the Home
Economics department under the
direction of Miss Meredith Whit
Farming Tips . . .
Hail, on the average, destroys
more farm crops in North Carolina
.han any other violent weather
Before buying a carpet, put small
iamples of it under the legs of a
chair at night. Then the next day
tee if the indentation disappears
when you move the chair away.
Drill in Dimes
To feed your crops Red Steer, Swift's reliable plant '
food for genera] crops, costs very little per acre. You'll
get bigger yields . ? . and a fine return on the plant
food dollars you invest in Red Steer. That's good
business! Order your Red Steer early to insure delivery
when you want it. Get it today. ?
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Mnrfrky, IK. ?.
The undera&ned, having quali^
fied at Administratrix of the Est
ite of Ray R McDonald, De eas
fl late of Cherokee County, this la
a notify all persona having claims
'.gainst said estate to present them
-> the undersigned on or before the
9th of Feb., 1958, or this notice
?ill be pleaded In bar of their re
overy. All persona Indebted to
Ud estate will please make Imme
ate payment to the undersigned
This the 19th day of February,
ADVERTISING FOR BIDS
Sealed Proposals will be receiv
)d by the Clay County Board of
Education at the office of the Coun
y Superintendent of Schools, Coun
ty Courthouse, Hayesville, N. C.
until 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March
28, 1957, for tarnishing all mater
ials and labor for construction of a
-ev Gymnasium loeated at Hayes
ville, N. C.
AH bids w;:: be publicly opened
and read at the time stated and
proposals received after the hour
and date specified will not be con
Separate bids will be received
on General Contract, Plumbing
Contract, Heating Contract and
Plans and specifications will be
planed on file at the A. G. C., F.
W. Dodge, or the builders exchang
es in Charlotte, N. C., Columbia, S.
C.. Greenville, S. C? Atlanta, Ga.,
and Greensboro, N. C., or may be
obtained from the office of Gilmer
Han-ill, Architect-Engineer, Box
356, Andrews. North Carolina up
on deposit of $40.00 as security. All
plans deposits will be refunded in
full to all Prime Contractors, all
sub-contractors, and all material
suppliers provided bona fide bids
ue submitted for any part of the
vork. Plans deposit will be re
urned provided plans are returned
to the Architect in good condition
within ten days after bids .are re
No proposals will be considered
from contractors who do not hold
proper state licenses govering their
respective trades. All proposals
shall be accompanied by a deposit
of c&jh, a certified check on a bank
or trust company insured by the
F. D. I. C., or an acceptable bid
bond executed by a corporate sur
ety licensed under the laws of the
stato of North Carolina, in the
'ha bid. The cash, chec)< or bid
bond shall be submitted conditioned
upon the furnishing of proper per
formance bond for the work and
'.he execution of the contract by
'he successful bidder within ten
(10) days after the award of the
rcntract. In the event the success
ful bidder can not furnish proper
performance bond or does not exe
cute the contract within the speci
fied time the bid depositor bit'
bond will be considered foT-feited te
Ihe owner as a measure of damag
es. In the event that the surety does
?;ot forwith make payment where
bid bonds are used the surety will,
in accordance with state require
ments, be obligated to pay the own
;r an amount equal to double the
amount of the surety bond.
Performance bond will be re
For Wm Uwulty
Ovw .j recognition awards
vUl be pr._-.ud to the organized
'"ur*^ com 1 -iuea in Western Nor
l Can,. nia.ang the most pro
ress Li * o 1.57 Community De
elopmeat Program. This announct
nent was made by W. F. P. Coxe
resident of the Aaheville Agricul
oral Development Council, area
jonsor of the contest, and W. W
?loan of Franklin, chairman of the
veering council for the Commun
y Development Program.
Last year 105 organized commun
ies in 16 western counties partici
J?ted in this community, farm ant
ome improvement program. Ac
omplishments of these communi
ies resulted in national recognition
in The Reader's Digest and Farm
Journal magazines. The program
fponsors and agricultural agencies
report much interest among com
munities over the area, and it is
expected that a great many com
munities will take part this year.
"The amazing results achieved
jy the organized community clubs
in western North Carolina show
| what can be done when people
work together," stated Coxe and
Sloan. "The Community Develop
ment Program has proven to be
a wonderful means of developing
friendship and cooperation anc
bringing about community improve'
ments. The opportunities are un
limited in what can be accomplish
ed through this program of people
in our rural communities working
Participation in the program is
open to any organized rural com
munity that is actively engaged in
a program of community develop
ment and which was organized or
or before May 15, 1957. Interested
communities are urged to contact
their County Farm or Home
Agent's office or other agricultural
agencies so they can get started.
Top prize in the area contest is
$500, offered by the Farmers Fed
sration. Second prize of $400 is giv
en by the Asheville CitizenTimes
third prize of $300 by the Agricul
tural Development Council, fourth
prize of $200 by Sears, Roebuck
and company and fifth prize ol
$100 by Parklanc Chevrolet Comp
any of Asheville. Awards of $5t
each will go to all other county win
ners designatd as "honorable men
tion." These are presented by the
1 Smoky Mountain Hatching Egg
j Service and the Agricultural De
| velopment Council.
In addition to the area prizes,
businessmen and civic clubs of
1 many of the counties offer local
prizes. The county awards in 1956
, amounted to $10,000. f
?uired for the 100% of the con
tract amount. Bids may be with
drawn up to the scheduled closing
The owner reserves the right to
reject any or all bids and to waive
The Board of Education of
Hugh Scott Beal, Secretary. 33-2tc
Hogs grown on more than three
million farms in the United State
provide an outlet for 40 per ceni
or more of our crop and product;
about the same proportion of om
Series E Savings bonds are 1:
years old this year. The E bond is
the most popular teenager of all
climbed To A
itecord High In *56
.insured employment in North Car
Una climbed to a record high dur
ig the third quarter o f 1956, ac
jrding to Henry E. Kendad, chair -
.an of the Employment Security
Average weekly earnings for thi
jarter came ,to $57.35,? this is ,
rop of $2.21 from the secoru
jarter but earnings still were tL.
ghe^t for any third quarter o..
jcord, Kendall said..
Total worker earnings for th
carter amounted to about $625
lillion, lagging behind secoi>.
carter earnings by some $6 mil
aon, but nearly $64 million ahea.
jf third quarter 1955 earnings.
Average employment in Chero
kee County during the third quar
ter amounted to 1,661. This was a
loss of 2.58 percent, as compared
with the second quarter of 1956. To
tal wages paid in county during the
third quarter reached $972,105, with
an average weekly wage of $45.02.
John S. Smitn has taken his son,
Grover, with him to Griffin, Ga.,
where he in engaged in construc
uon work and has entered him in
Mrs. T. J. Mauney of Hayes
/die was in Murphy Sunday.
Miss Ida Brumby, student at
Brenau College, Gainesville, Ga.,
was at home Saturday night.
Jimmy McComba who is witt
the Marine*, visited in Murphy anc
Peach j' ee Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Franklir
spent Wednesday and Thursday it
Atlanta on business.
I Miss Miude E. Collins of Cop
pcrhill, Te.-i., a teacher in Rangei
S.hjul, spc:.t several days in Mur
phy last week.
KAYES AUTO PARTS
Is Starting A New Service. We Cai Now
Supply Yvu With Structural Steel?
Which Includes Angle Iron, Eye Beams
And Building Columns. Cut To Your Par
t?<*=lar JVoeds. Prices In Line With Atlan
* l*hetille And Chattanooga.
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your old tires
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md Tubtkii of comporobl* pricasl
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MORE PEOPLE RIDE ON GOODYEAR TIRES THAN ON ANY OTHER KINDI
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car life: "Mercury is the car for you if you want a
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