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VOUJME a NUMBER? 1} ' MURPHY. NORTH CAROLINA. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER S, 1?S9 EIGHT PAGES THIS WEEK I UMMOCD _
Ann Gladson Crowned r
MHS Homecoming Queen
MiSj Ann Gladson was eruwneo
fu Murphy Hit'.t fc'bucJ HJnieiotn
iny Qunn Uu Friday night during
b?-. time ceremonies o* the Mur
phy Andrews football garr.r
She is the daughter of Mr and
M s. Clyde Glad, on of Murphy Mioj
Glads -n w?s escrted by the co
c.? -' ins, R. G. Jiembree and
E-rrar . ! J i Dcnsld.
Mr>'?t if Ilonc was Miss Barbara
Ami ji?D-s who w'tti escorted by '
Johnnv Hartnc. -j. St nior a tendants
were Mns Margaret Ann Wilcox,
e.cartcc* 'jy \ ir4.il I . Ker anJ Miss
No] a M >e Collins. escvted by
W JI'ard Smith. Jun or atti nriants
were Miss L.\nn H".iitl?y. esc r ed by
Frarh II'll and Miss IVeria U.-m
cree, csroi'rd by Bill Rhodes.
Fiyitinmrre at . nrtnnt was EV*a
beth Gibbs. escorted by Bobby
Wtwi and fnv-lmvn attenoun.
war Miss IWris Ann Harper, .-s
cortcd by Bud Kiliian
Thr Qi>en apj her attendants
received bouquets af chrsanthem
ums and wore suits of autumn
Following the football game, a
"Sock Hop" was held in the old
gym sponsored by the QuarVr
b.ick Club. Ted Their is was master
Cp?n H->ujf was >ield firing the
?dM immedia'ely following
the game at the school. The school
'?a- decorated in a 'Halloween
mo'if. M':s Mafia Tra\\* was tn
charge of hall decorations. Assisting
wt . the en. ire faculty and -tadent
council. Walter Oweahy '.s pres'd
< ot of the council and Mrs. Donald
Carter is the sponsor.
Pustch. K(ee and cookie. v.Te
s?'vrJ. (iue.ls signed a guest re
Befov the game, members of the
Wrmciu Club of Mur. '*>>' assembled
on the football field (or the dedicat
ion of the new eVetric scoreboard.
The Hev. Al Smith gave the
Prayer of dedication.
Mrs. Holland McSwwn, vice
presii . nt of the Club. inrodi?cted
Mrs. I*. J. Ilenn. president of the
club who introduced Holland Mc
Swain superintendent of the schools.
Mi*. McSivain and Walter Pi.Kt,
principal of the hich school, accept
tJ the scoreboard for the school,
the football coaches and members
c. t'.- football team.
MURPHY HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING QUEEN
Miss Ann Gladson Was Crowned Last Friday Night
Murphy Bulldogs Named New Smoky
Mountain Conference Champions
Murphy High Bulldogs are now
the new Smoky Mountain Confer
( use chf trpMTts, according to
coach Chuck McConnell.
The Bulldogs rolled over And
tem 13-6 Friday night. Andrews
went into the game with the con
ference single A title and were not
on the defensive. Murphy went into
the game in a tie with Sylva for
the Double A title and Swain High
beat Sylva 7 - 0. sending Murphy to
the state Double A playoffs. The
Smoky Mountain Conference drew
a by for the playoff game between
the other two district conference
champions. The Bulldogs will play
on Nov. 20.
The defense of both teams was
| good, with the Bulldogs holding
' the Wildcats to 72 net yards rushing
and two yards passing. The Bull
dogs completed no passes while
the Wildcats completed one.
In the first quarUr, after rack
team had fumbled twice. Murphy
took over on the Andrews 43, after
a IS yard punt return by Emanu
el McDonald. The Bullldogs drove
down to the 9 yard line with first
down and three plays later Prank
Hill carried over from the two yard
line for the first touchdown. Mc
Donald ran the extra point.
Earl y in the second quarter, Mur- j
phy took over on the Andrews 39 ,
yard line and got the ball down to
the ten yard line with first down.
Bud Killian carried eight yards and
Prank Hill carried the remaining
two for the second and final Mur
phy score. The try for extra point
waa no good:
After Andrews took the kickoff
and made a first down, Hubert
Hinton recovered an Andrews fum
bled on the Murphy 37 yard ilne. The
Bulldogs punted to the Andrews
22 yard line and with fourth down
and four yards V6 go Andrews
punted to the Murphy 28. On a
reverse-pitchout play Murphy gain
ed 20 yards and Frank Hill carried
/or 30 more. A penalty for unsport
Mason Celebrates 97 th Birthday
Thomas Jefferson (Judge) Bristol
of Andrews begin celebrating his
9ith birthday on Saturday, Oct. 24.
Actually his birthday was Oct.
26, but due to his seniority a Mast
er Mason and the visit of some of
the officials of the Grand Lodge
of Ancient, Free and Accepted
Masons of North Carolina for this
occasion on Saturday, be started
Mr. Bristol has been a member
of the Masonic Lodge since Jun<
I 1866. As of July of this year when
the last record revision was made,
there were only 22 ir.'n of the se v
eral million members of this fater
nr.y who could equal that record.
Many friends of Mr. Bristol gat
hered for the occasion.
Masonic officials attending were
Charles H. Harris of Roxboro and
Raleigh, past grand master, of
Mason in North Carolina and pres
"ent grand secretary of the Lodge
of North Carolina; the Rev. A. D.
Leon Gray, past grand chaplain
of Ihe Grand Lodge of North Car
olina and presently superintendent
of the Masonic Orphanage at Ox
ford; and Marry Bagtey of Murphy,
deputy grand master of the 58th
Masonic District. Members of Mr.
Bristol's lodge in Andrews also
?Photo by Crisp Studio
For The 6ui aid
Aauultin Yra Want!
. . ? . WMe Selection . .
? Famous Brand*
? Complete Service
MISS CAKOLVN EVANS, daughter at Mm.
Johnnie Evtrn, Alton.
smanlike conduct put tne Daii la
more yards downfield, Murphy end
ed up with the ball on the Andrews
7 yard line, where the Wildcats
took over with 52 seconds in the
first half. The clock ran out and
Murphy led 13 - 0 at the half.
K K?rly In the second half Hctoert
Myers took the ball from Murphy
40 for the Andrews touchdown. The
try for extra point was no good.
In the rest of the second half
both teams drove back and forth
up and down the field, but neither
team was able to score.
This Friday night, the Bulldogs
play the Hayesville Yellowjackets
in Murphy. This game in non-con
ference and has no bearing on the
The annual meeting of the Board
of Directors of Providence Hospital
was held Saturday, Oct. 31, at the
The following members of the
staff were re-elected for 1960:
Dr. W. A. Hoover, Dr. Helen Wells
Smith, Dr. Bryan Whitfield, Dr.
George Size, Dr. Cecil Kimball,
Dr. Paul Hill, Dr. Julius Hill and
Dr. Breece Breland.
The Administrator's report show
ed that the hospital cared for 2,253
patients during the year. These pat
ients represented 80 cities, towns
and 14 states. Of this number, 1,303
were hospital admissions and 950
were treated in Emergency and
The treasurer's report showed
the earnings of the hospital to be
$110,087.55 while the expenses were
$130,904.65 showing the hospital
operating on a -deficit of $20,817.10.
P-TA To Sponsor
Parent-Teafcheirs Association of
Martin's Creek School will sponsor
a 10 minute talent show Thursday.
Nov. 12, at 7:30 p. m. in the school
Talent win consists of local
school talent and Invited talent,
including Glenn Ellis, pianist, and
his string band.
Admission wHI be 25 cents for
children under 12 years old and
SO cents for adults.
Mdltr of ceremonies will be
Paul Rkdenbour Proceeds will be
used lor school project*.
80 Accidents Reported i
In County Since Jan. 1 j
New Point System Has
Reduced Fatal Accidents
There were 80 accidents in Chero
kee County from Jan. 1- Oct. 31
according to the State Highway Pat
Twenty-four accidents resulted in
personal Injury; forty-three persons
received injuries and there was
one fatal accident.
There has been a IS per cent
reduction in fatal accidents since
the new point system went into
effect on June 20. This is due to
the effectiveness of the news media
and strict law enforcement, the
State Highway Patrol says.
A state-wide program in connect
ion with the new point system was
worked out to concenstrate on the
eight leading causes of fatal acc
idents. During parts of Septe
mber, October and November these
violations will receive special
attention. This program is called
selective enforcement. While speci
fic violations are being stressed
the state highway patrol points
Places First In
Ronnie Lovingood placed first in
last week's football contest.
Second place winner was Mrs.
John Ellis of Andrews. Kenneth
Hawkins of Route 1, Murphy was
third place winner.
Those iwho got 11 right were
Pearl Crain, 210 Hilton Street, Mur
phy, Fred Swainlil, Murphy, Mrs.
Neil Sneed, Murphy, Carl Henson,
Sales Street, Murphy, Miss Jo
Elaine Ellis, Box 192, Andrews,
Lloyd Clark, Route 1, Marble and
James Whitaker, Box 22, Murphy.
Scoring 10 right were: Mrs.
Harold Gladson, .Route 2, Hayes
ville, Butch Hensley, Box 96, Mur
phy, W. L. Crain, 210 Hilton Str
eet, Murphy, Mrs. Jerry Davidson,
109 Campbell Street, Murphy .Jane
Colvard, 2009 Dabney Drive, Chatt
anooga, Tenn., Neil Sneed, Murphy,
Hal Bryson, Murphy, Walter Cole,
Route 1, Murphy, Jim Wood. And
rews, Jerry Davidson, Murphy,
Max Cook, Box 493, Murphy. Gor
don Bates, Peactatree Street, Mur
phy, Freddie Gutherie, Route 4,
Murphy, J. R. Slagle, Andrews
and Roger Kephart, .Route 3.
Those who guessed nine right
were: Randall Colvard, 2009 Dab
ney Drive, Chattanooga, Tenn.,
Emanuel McDonald, Murphy, Mick
ey Buchfield, Route 1, Marble. Mrs.
Hilda Ensley, Route 1, Andrews
Johnny Moore, Route 2, Murphy,
Darrell Phillips. Route 1, Andrews,
Lane Phillips, Route 1, Andrews,
Glenn Sneed, Murphy, and Becky
Kephart, Route 3, Murphy.
The veteran* of World War I will
celebrate armlstric Day on Nov.
A dinner will be held at the Hen
ry Houae at 6:30 p. ov alter which
a program will be held at 1l? Court
W. D. Will taker will be fcwat
maater and Mr*. H. B. Dickey
will tmiil mute. '
out that they will continue to e?
force all motor vehicle laws.
The program started on Sept.
21 and will continue until Nov. 15.
During the week of Sept. 21-27,
special emphasis was placed on
stop signs; Sept.29-Oct 4, improper
' passing; Oct. 3-11, dru^k drivers;
i Oct. 12-18, driving on the wrong
side of the road; Oct. 19-25 failure
to yield to the right of way; Oct.
26-Nov. 1, following to closely to
another vehicle and Nov. 9-15 ped
Driving on the wrong side of the
road resulted in 18 accidents in
Cherokee County from Jan. 1 thro
ugh Oct. 31. Slippery road condit
ions caused two accidents; speed
ing, six; failure too signal, four
driver, asleep, one; driving too
fast for existing road conditions,
nine; failure to yield to the right
of way, eight; mechanical failure,
two; improper brakes, two; drunk
drivers, three; Improper equipme
nt, three and reckless driving,
five. One bicycle collided with a
vehicle and a vehicle and a cow
The point system was enacted
by the 1959 General Assembly and
seeks to isolate -the "problem driv
er" so that remedial action may
be taken by authorities. If futher
encourages good driving habits by
keeping motorist aware of the im
portance of maintaining a clean
It is reported by Highway Patrol
man, Ray Heffner, that most acci
dents occur on US 19 between
Murphy and Andrews between 6
and 8 p. m. He urges all drivers
to be extremely cautious during
PTSA To Meet
ANDREWS- The Andrews PTSA
will meet rvxt Tuesday, November
10 at 7:30 for the regular monthly
meeting in the High School.
The District meeting of the Home
E 3mcnsti cn clubs wi.1 beheld
Thursday, Nov. 5 at 10:00 a. m. at
the Hinton Memorial Rural Life
Mrs. Carl West will give the dev
Theme for the meeting will be
"Chris'lan Citizenship -Believe la
It, Cherish It, Live It". Speaker*
will be, Mr*. W. D. Ketner, dist
rict citizenship chairman; Jack
Waklrepi wth the Lord's Acre of
the Farmer's Federation, Asbevi
lte; The Rev. Rufus Morgan, Epis
copal Rector and Weimer Jones,
Editor Of Franklin Press, of Frank
Those from Murphy who will
attend the meeting are: Mrs. Ben
Warner Sr., Mrs. C. L. Alverson,
Miss Thelma Wheeler, Home Agent
Miss Mary Hensley, assistant agent
'Miss Adella Meroney all of Morphy,
and Mrs. Carl WMt of Andrews,
Mrs. Catherine OaiMsi Mi will pro
AUTOMOBILE - TRv't K I OI.UyiON
The above photo was made last week when a 1H53 Chevrolet Iruck
owr.'d by J. S. Martin and operated by his Mm. Jaines. collided
with a 1951 ChcvrcVt operated by Carl (' S*>; -ry of RoiKs 1. Hayesville.
The accident occu:.-d on ITS 1:) at the Murphy City >,imi s. Mr. Spivey
was the only person involved in the accident wlio was injuried.
Estimated damage to ttn auUmibile was about $300 and about $5
damage to the truck.
Condition Of Two
The condition of James Ronnie
and Barbara Ann Queen, who were |
admitted to AsheviUe Orthepedic
Hospital last week with polio is
reported to be good according to
Barbara Ann's condition is bet
er and she has very little w.-ak
ness. Ronnie's condition is good
but he does have weakness and
some paralysis in both legs.
They are the children of Mr. and
Mrs. James Queen of Marble Rt. 1.
The Cherokee County Chapter of
the National Foundation will assu
me finanical responsibility ot
these two children. They will conti
nue to take care of all paraytic
cases but due to the expanded prog
ram of The National Foundation in
which research Is being done and
nelp given is cases of birth defects
and arihriiis, they will no longer
assume responsibly for non
Mrs. Jean White
Of Evening Circle
The Evening Circle of the Pres
byterian Church met Monday even- j
ng at the church.
The meeting opened with silent
prayer and closed by Mrs. Robert
Mrs. Jean White, chairman pre
sided. During the business the foll
owing otl.cers for the coming ytar
were elected as follows: Mrs.
Jean Wbte, chairman; Miis Blanch
Stwyei , :.;cretary, and M<rs Ann
Phillips, treasurer. Plans for the
Christmas party were made., after
which the meeting was turned
over to Mrs. R. A. Potter, who
gave an interesting program on
The meeting closed with prayer.
During the social how refresh
ments was served.
OES TO MEET
The regular meeting of the And
rews Chapter No; 15, OK8 wil be
hetd in tfce Mamie HaU mext Wor
thy malm at 7:? (NtfMUr I.)
\allc7f0n ii Home
lleiuuiisi ration Club
Hear* Miss Wheeler
ANDREWS- "Take Time To Live'
was disiussed by Miss Thelma
Wherler of Murphy, Cherokee Cou
nty Home Economist, at a meeting
of '.he Valleytown Home Demonst
The mee'inc was held Wednesday ? 1
in the recreation room of the First
In summarizing how to make the
most of time, she gave three rules
for living at one's best. They are:
accept cheerfully new situations
and new limitations which the
years inevitably put upon you;
get busy with tasks that force you
to think of other people and their _
needs: and turn to God for new
insight into life's problems. You ~
can't do it alane.-" ~
Mrs. John Whisenhunt gave the ?
devotion. Reports were heard and ?
plans announced for an all day ?
mee'ing which will be held Friday,?
Nov. 13. in the Murphy Power"
Board Building. A workshop on~Z -
Christman decorations will be heidZI
Club members were invited to~
attend a Western North Carolina?
Citizenship Conference at the Hln ?
ton Memorial Center in Clay Colin ?
ty Nov. 5 at 10 a. m.
Mrs. Glenn McGuire, president, ?
She was assisted in serving ref
reshments by Mrs. T. C. Chas- .
! 2: 30-Story Hour at Murphy Carn
egie Library for pre-school
children, ages 3-5.
3 30-Slory Hour at the Library (or
school age children, grade*
7 : 30? Pafrwt feather's Assocfcrttm
of Peachtree at the school.
?:30-Businsess and Profesnln? 1
Club, dinner meeting at Ik*
New Regal Hotel.