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Cherokee scout. volume (Murphy, N.C.) 188?-1961, October 29, 1959, Image 1

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. . ~ " i The Cherokee Scout Dedicated To Promoting Cherokee County VOLUME ? NIMER? 14 MURPHY NORTH CAROLINA. ' THURSDAY. OCTOBER 29. 1999 'EIGHT PAGES THIS WEEK I C B1.ISUEU ?*??! t~ CAPTAIN JUNIOR GRIGGS CROW NS iMISS MARTHA DERREBERRY Miss Martha Derreberry Of Andrews Crowned Miss Wildcat Of 1959 ANDREWS? Martha Derreberry, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Derreberry was crowned Miss Wildcat of 1959 by Captain Junior Griggs in half time ceremonies. Th; queen who wore an irrides cent evening gown was carried on to the field on a decorated all white banked float honoring former graduates. Theme was "Carolina Moon". Of special interest was the fact that the moon really did its self proud as it apivared coming over the mountain just at the opportune time. The queen was presented a bou quet of white football chrysanthe mums by numbers of the squad. Each football player honored his escort with a corsage of white chrysanthemums. The girls wore i plaid skirts and bright sweaters in (all colors. The attendants to the queen were: T.;rry Slaglc. with Captain Hubert Meyei-s and Mary Nell Powers "with Captain Pete Nichols. Other players and escorts were: Don Marr with Gaynell Blrchfield; Terry Thompson with Jim Bristol; Betty Ann She it ill with Charles Ad ams; Janice Bryant with Larry Adams; Erla Jean Creasman with Frank Jones; Judy West with Roy Conley; Haroldette Adams with : Carl Meyers; Janctte Roper with Bucky Jones; Sandra Nichols with Rudell Palmer; Ann Pullium with Ronald Watson; Karen Wright with ' Dickey Head; Nancy Stoude with : Harold Adams; Alice Conley with I Tommy Ensley; Carolyn Thompson with Jim Conley; Lorene Trull with I Jack Brown; Avis' Hardin with Stanley Adams; Dottie Jordan with AJvinn Adams; Judy May with Richard Conley; Phyllis Sandridge . with Kenneth Bradley; Linda Ellis with Buddy Holland; Geraldine Jenkins with Jim Reighard ; H. L. Mintz; Mary Jo Battle with Pitt Walker and Joyce Bradley with Truett West. I Miss Ruth Hamilton cheerleader and Girl's coach was in charge of arrangements. Special attendans to Uie Q> .-en were Valorie Mashburn. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Masburn, and Katiiy Frazier daughter of 1 Mr. and Mrs. Charles O. Frazier. I Mr. Mashburn is assistant coach and Mr. Frazier is superintendent fo schools . National Children's Book Week To Be Held At Nantahalu Regional Libraries I Plans have been made to encou rage childern to "Go Exploring In Books," this year's theme for Nat- , ionai Children's Book Week, which starts Sunday, Nov. 1-7. On display in the various librar ies will '*? books for children and young people published ciuring the late summer and fall months. | Mrs. Felix Palmer, is children's librarian. "Books can p:ay a vital part in the life of a growing child." >he said. "Book Week emphasizes the value of bringing children and good books together." Other Book Week plans include Btorytlme programs, display in downtown store windows and even ing film showings at Andrews Car negie Library on Monday, Nov. 2 7:30 p. m. and at Bemis Memorial Library Robainsviile on Thivsd.y 8:00. The Book Week slogan, "Go Exploring in Books," will be feat ured on poster streamers, book marks and in various library dis plays. Library service is free to all res idents of Nantahala Region (Cher okee. Clay, and Graham Counties'. Mrs. Palmer said that any boy or girl who has not registered at his library should do so at once. "It Is his passport to go book explor ing", file said. Ni: tionM Book Week was organ ised in 1919 by Franklin K. Math ews, Chief Boy Scout Librarian, who suggested lhe idea to fie Am erican Booksellers Association. The | idea grew rapidly under the spon s7rship of the nalion's libraries, , Tarcnt-Tcechers Association and I other organizations. Schedule of storj'time programs: Kafresville ; Public library, Monday, Nov. 2; ? Bcmis Memorial Library, Tuesday, I Nov. 3; and Murphy Carnegie Libr- | ary, Thursday, Nov. 5. There will be two story hours at ; each of the above libraries, one of j pre-school children, ages 3-5 at 2:30 p. m. and for school ages children (grades 1-3) at 3:30 p. m. on the above dates. Andrews Carnegie Library will have storytime programs for gra des 1 and 2 on Monday, Wednesday 1 and Friday mornings. This special schedule is being arranged through the cooperation of tjie school auth I orities and the local Library Board. | Murphy Carnegie Library will 1 have open house Tuesday, Nov. > 3, at 7:30 p. m. Football Contest Winners Are Told Winrer's of this week's football coR'cst are: first place, Lloyd Clark of Route 1. Marble; second place, Mrs. Nell Davidson of Mur phy and third place, Randall Ooi vard of MM Dabney Drive, Chat tanooga, Tenn. Kisselburg Ain't ] No Chicken: Mr. Brumby Either Bobby Kisselburg of Culberson can surely put away the food. Last I week the Family Restaurant had | I a chicken eating contest and Mr. ' Kisselburg was the Grand Cham pion. I Mr. Kisselburg put away 5V* I pounds of chicken in 40 minutes. Ulenn Ladd cjme in second place eating S pounds. About 20 men participated in the contest and the average of the group was four and three fourths pounds each. When asked how Mr. Kisselburg leaked af. r sujh a meal. Virgil O'-j Dell, owner of the restaurant repli- 1 ed, "Well, ne Just got up from tab- i le and walked away looking migh ty happy." Mr. O'Dell said that actually he should have another "crown" be cause Ed Brumby out-ate Mr. Ktss- i elburg, but Mr. Brumby did not | participate in the "chicken eatng contest'*. ' .<? For dinner, Mr. Bntrafby had a half fried chicken, saussage and eggs, hot cakes, T-bone steak, ap rtt with cbr.jse, cole slaw, French tries, bread and better, eight cup* of coffee ana two glasses at milk. iVa n Receives Slight Injuries In Wreck At Murphy City Limits Polio Shots To Be Given To adults who had first and sec ond poHo shcte -.n Feb. and March; the third polio vaccine hots ydll ?be given at Murphy Health De partment on Kriday. Oct. 30 from S:30 a.m. to 12 noon and from 1 to S p.m. The shots will also be given at the Andrews Health Center on Nov. 3 at the same hours. The shots will only be given on thf -e two days. Fwo Polio Cases Reported In j Cherokee County Two cases of polio have lven re ported in Che.olvee County accord ing to County Health Departnvnt. Barbara Queen, age 4, and her b/oltter, Ronnie, age 13 months v.-re admitted to Ashevill? Orthe pedic Hospital lajt Friday. They are the children of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Queen of Route 1, Marble. Tl. y also havj another son, Johnny, age 6. Barbara and Johnny received two polio shots but Ronnie had not re ceived any vaccine. Barbara's con -divion is reported to be non-paraly !lc. Ronnie has some paralysis but it is not know if it will be perman ent or not. (According to fhe health depart ment tt. se two cases are the only two cases in the county. As of Oct. 17 there have been 228 reported cs .:s in North Carolina. Out of these 193 were paralytic. Last year there /were 58 report.-*! cases. .Twenty-two of these wen? paraly tic. The health department stated that '118 of the repored cases his year had not received the polio vac: inc. 25 received otv shot: 20 received received 2 shots and 28 received fhrea or moce, Sheriff Anderson Confiscates Still Sleriff Ciaduc Anderson reported thai he confiscated a still in the Sandy Gap faction an Route 4 The still held about 30-35 gallons. About -Ijj-.Uaj guilons of maslii were destroyed. IVrman Roberson and Robert Hsrtnc? made the raid uRh Sheriff Anderson. This was about the sixth still con icated this year. Sheriff AnrVrson reported. ? Roof Beams Fall Injures Two Local Workmen Two Murphy workmc.i weiv in jured Monday afternoon when tim bers forming framework for a roof being put on a new building col lap. 'd. Injured were Hal Veilin Stiles, 52. of Route 1. Marble and Charles Odean Gar-vat, 24. of Murphy. Mr Stiles suffered chest injuries and was transferred to Emory Univer sity in Atlanta. His condition is re ported as far. Mr. Garrett received lio-ad injur- | les. indications Are That Chero- - ke,c County Backs Bond Election! These were the only results! available as U^e Scout went to| 1 press- - , ^Murphy N. S Wards, Peachtree -i I Item for Against5;*' 1 202 2 203 3 184 ] 4 180 1 5 158 5 6 185 1 8 7 187 f 8 160 s 1 9 148 : To All Mothers, Fathers: Keep Halloween Safe The highway isn't the only haz ardous spot for Halloweeners. The home and its surroundings can be Just as big a boobytrap. That tip from the Council? which feels adults have an obligation to keep the trick-or-treaters safe as thy tramp from house to house Sa- J turday night? served as advance warning to parents (hat the annual observance of all Saints Day (Hal to you) is drawing near. "Mcst motorists," the Council said, "know you can't count on ex cited youngsters to play it safe, so they exercise extra caution when driving on Halloween. "Many homeowners, though, haven't learned their lesson quite ?o well. "Homeowners have a moral re al Halloween. Furthermore, in sponsigility to keep youngsters safe many instances homeowners can be legally responsible if someone is injured on their property." Follow these suggestions to guard against a tragedy that may mar a child's Halloween: , Light your porch if there,s any chance of a visit from trick-or treaters Saturday evening. An ex cited youngster la ripe for a tumble in th dark; Make sure your yard isn't an obstacle course lor child re* epecftvMfcts.] fie safes of white cloth to temporary fences around shrubbery or newly aeeded grass; U you hav a dog. keep it secured. The strange sights and 1 sounds of youngsters dressed up to ' look like ghosts and goblins could excite it? with dine results. DR. L. D. NEWTON Dr.L.D. Newton Will Be Guest Speaker Evangelical churches of Murpty and surrounding area are uniting in a Reformation service at 7:30 Sunday at First Methodist Church, wi'h Dr. Louie D. Newton of Atlan ta as the speaker. A joint ch<r from participating churches will lead the congrega tion singing, and pastors of the , Murphy Protestant congregations will take part in the worship. The service is being held tfv> night af ter Reformation Day, which marks the anniversary of the pinning of 95 theses on the door of the church at Wlttenburg, Germany, generally accounted the crisis event that set aflame the Reformation. Robert A. Potter or the Presby terian church is to preside at the service, Alex B. Hanson of tin? Episcopal church to is to lead the evening prayer, R. T. Houts Jr., of the Methodist church will direct singing, and J. Alton Morris, Bap tist pastor, is to introduce the speaker. Before coming to Druid Hills, Dr. Newton was editor of the Chris tian Digest for ten years. He is a well-known Baptist leader, having served? besides the headship of Southren Baptist? as president of the Georgia convention, and vice president of tue Baptist World Al liance. At present he is president of Protestants and Other United for tlv Separation of Church and God Damaged To Automobile Is Estimated To Be $300 A wreck iavolving two vehicles occured at 9 : ->5 a. m. Wednesday i on US 19. East of Murphy city limits. A 1953 Chevrolet truck owned i by J. S. Atari iu and operated by his son. James H. Martin, 33, of Route 2. Murphy and a 1951 Chev | rolet operated by Carl C. Spivey, I 22, of Koute 1, Hayesville collided. A third vchiele which was mime- j diately behind the truck and oper ated by Robert Weaver was not involved in the accident. The 1951 auto was attempting io pass the Weaver vehicle and was able to see thai the truck was auenpiing a Ic.i turn in tune | to avoid hliting me truck. The ca." opt rated by Mir. Mini in; ! skidded about reel before the j impact, according to investing t vi^.iway Patulmau Ray lie.iU i . j Miss Ann Gladson To Be Crowned Football Queen j The 1959-60 Murphy High School homecoming football game will be j held at it p.m. in ihe Murphy Fooi ball F'eld witi, Murphy playing An drews Wildcats. ! During the half time. Miss Ann J Gladson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. j Clyde Gadson or Murphy will be 1 ! crowned as Murphy High Football ; : Queen. Maid et Honor will be Miss i j Barbara Ann Jones. Senior atten- , dants will be Margaret Ann Wilcox and Nolan M re Collinns; junior at- ! j ("ndants ull be Lynn Whitley and ' itrenda U. mbrr e; sophomore at- ' i tndant, Fliiabeth Gibbs and fresh- 1 j man aiteadart, Doris Ann Harper, j Open house will be held following the game for all Murphy High > alumni and friends. The Quarterback Club will spon sor a dance after the football game | at the Old Rock Gym. Twenty-five | cent admission will be charged. The scoreboard will be deJica'.d at thij football game. Mrs. King is chairman of committee in charge. ' Patrolman lleffner added that ipproximately $SOO damage was done In the i'Ji'J auto while the damar.c to the ruck was estim a'.ed at J5. In a 'itateinrpt f" Patrolman IlrlfiKT, Mr. Spivey slated that lie was ti.neliiig between 40 and I'.' mile:, per hour. He was in a S mile perhour tpeed zone. Pat ro'utan Ileffuir said that the sub jott has been tited fur exceeding a safe speed. Mr. Spivey was the only person involved in the accident who was injuried. He received slight chest and right knee injuries. He rece ived treatment at the Providence Hospital and was released. lialpli Carriuger, who was the driver of the automobile involved in a wreck last week, has been in dieted for eperai ini; a motor velw icle on the wrong S'de of the road not in passing, according to Pat rolman Hefiner. Cir tnjer was ?n?d Saturdiy in Ju lite of Peace M. S. Richard's c.-urt. He was fined $10 and court ei Is. Brradu; (.'?'ringer r.vcived rib~ sea'-i am! interna) injuries. He was ? discharged (rem tiie Uonpital VwfT clay morning. PatiVnwn Hctfn(>r also sta'.xl? - that M. F. Kiiby is under indtctC , men*. for wrceklers driving. He wilt ire tried in No . mVr in County Recorder's Co:r; . Mr. Kilby was~ t'h:- ri 'iic ' o" the ear in which Wil? lar;! Your:; was injured last ??*" Carnival To Be Held f Saturday Night f. Tile P- TA of Ili.v^ssi.' Pim Hi^h Scliooi w il sponsor a HaUoW^ een Carnival Saturday, Oct. 31 St the School. ? The carnival will begin at 7 p. m. and continue until 12 mid night. Proceeds will be used to buy equipment for the school. King, Queen, Prince and Princess wiil be crowned. Murphy Bulldogs Continue Streak With 41-7 WinOver Franklin Panthers By JAY WILSON The Bulldogs romped to a 41-7 vic tory over the Franklin Panthers Friday night. Coach Chack McConnell said that the Bulldogs went over to Franklin exacting to have trouble with the Panther's passing game, but it didn't prove to be a real threat ex cept for one touchdown maA? on a pass play. <He said that the line was rushing so hard that the Panthers couldn't pass effectively. In tV first quarter Franklin took the kickoff. After three first downs, they were held and kicked to the Murphy 20. IT.! Buildoss drove 00 yard* downfield and Bud Kilitan carried over for the touchdown. EmamxH McDonald ran the extra point. 1 On the kickoff. Franklin fumbled end Murphy recovered on the Franklin 40 yard line. After a pass from MdDonaW to Brank HiH- which gained 10 yard* was called back for a penalty, McDonald passed to tKHltan for 25 yards. HIU canted over from Ate 12 yard line for the second touchdown. A peas from Mc Donald to Virgil Decker made the extra paint. The first qua-ter .-"ded soon a'ttr the kicko.f 3rd iFrankHn was (creed to kick. Murphy Itjok over on their own 20 and drove 30 yards with help from Hill and Thompson who each ran 20 yards. Killian carried for tf.- third Murphy touchdown xnd another pass from McDonald to Decker made the extra point. After the klckoff Franklin ran one play, after whioh David Thompson in'rreepted a pass on the 50 yard line. A pass to Decker gained 15 yards and a run by McDonald gain ed 25 but time ran out and the fire*. haH ended with a seore of Murphy 21, Franklin 0. Murphy took tfv kickoff after the hal. on thcr- own 44 yard line and after, making a first down Frank Hill ran 30 yards and McDonald ran over from the 10 for the fourth Murphy ouchdowo of the night. The Bulldogs passed tor tha extra point twice, htft both Hnvs the plays wet* offskVa and on the third at tempt they wct-e unatoV? to make It. Franklin took the kickoff on their own M yard line and on fourh down with ten yards to fo they wen thrown for a 30 yard tats back to their own 16 yard Una. fro n wtteh pc-in* David Thompson ran over f?r Ibe touchdown A pass from Mc Ponald to .trhnny Hartness made the oxtTa point. Franklin took the kickoff on their own 20 but were unable to move it and quick kicked. McDonald ran the ball back to the 43 yard line of Franklin and the Bulldogs were held and punted to the Franklin 10 yard line. Jimmy Williams passed to Toug Plerson, who ran 80 yards for a touchdown, only to haw it called back 'for a penalty. Franklin ran t.he same play and Franklin made their own score of the night. The extra point was kiclvd by Doug Pierson. MH1 ran the ball back on the kick off to the Murphy 40 yard line. He Mien carried for 11 yards and a first down and McDonald ran 35 yards U> tlv 15 yard line of Franklin for an other first down. McDoald carried 13 yards to the three. from where Thompson carried for the sixth touchdown. McDonald carrted for the extra point. Franklin took the kickoff and made one first dawn, after which they were hold and Murphy took over oo U? fifty yard 11m. Bofctogr wea\c? pioi3J to Mir . y Bir.-h ieM !or V yarrb, nhlrh -.vas cjlted b ?!c for ? p-:mlty. Weivcr carried 7} apt' 3 yards lor a first. A fter annth. . r first Weave- pas^d t-> Sairuny l)unc;n for 30 yardri, whirh was called back. Weaver carried for ten and passed to Howard Cook for (our. Randolph Cunningham ran about 36 yards, but this too was called back (or a penalty and Murphy finally lost the ball to Franklin 00 dowiw. ' xCJ. Franklin compV:ted three bi>' time ran out and (he game < ed with the score Murphy 41, tin 7. Krk'ay niRht the Bulldogs the Andrews Wildcats. Murphy Andrews in the first meeting, Coach Gordon is'.iy said rows had ? better team thnt It won't be an easy either fcaro. AecordinR to Coach if there Is a lie In the between tta Double A phy and Sylva, there is an (tote. Nov 13. at which t can he played off U h

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