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The Cherokee Scout
Dedicate To Promoting Cherokee County
VOLUME ? NUMBER ? II MURPHY, . #. CAROLINA, THURSDAY. DECEMBER J, IK* EIGHT PAGES THIS WEEK PUBL18UD
Justice Of Peace Court
Tries Twenty-Three Cases
Twenty-three cases were tried in
JP Court siuce Oct. 23, accord ill "
to Sam W. Jones. Justice of the
Otis La*?, Homer Corn, Connie
Holli'vay and Johnny EMis were
charged with failure to comply with
srhcel attendance law. Lee paid
court cost. Corn, HoKjway and Ellis
Hairy S. Mich'l-i was charged
wMh r.rt having aa operators
lirtnsi'. improper registration and
Li.urc to comply with N.C. Resp.
Law, He was charged cost and
(ivrit lime to pay.
Van :hn Rogers. Jay Chambers
and James Dillingham were charg
cj with pir 'i: drunkenness. Rogers
and Chambers paid court cost, Dill
inpham was charged and given time
Jack O. Bailey was charged with
larceny and bound over to Record
J. L. Carpenter was charged with
To Be Featured
Christmas arrangements and
Christmas ideas for inside and out
side decorations will be featured
at the Holiday Show sponsored by
the Murphy Garden Club Sunday,
The show \? ill be held at the
Power Board Building beginning at
Mrs. Bob Easley and Mrs. L. L
Mason are co-chairmen.
Refreshments will be served. A
silver offering will be taken but
no admission will be charged.
One Act Operetta
To Be Presented
ANDREWS ? "The Lost DoU,"
a one act operetta witii approxi
mately 90 children in the cast, will
be presented Tuesday, Dec. 8. at
7:30 p.m. at the regular meeting
of the Andrews P-TA in the school
Principal characters with speak?
ing parts are: Andrews Reichman,
Lu 'Ann Long, Joy Bristol, and
There will also be 15 characters
appearing as Christmas shoppers.
Others will represent Ciristmns
bells, candy canes, clowns. Christ
mas candles, Christmas trees,
bleaks and dolls.
The first, second and third grades
el the Primary School are partici
pating in the musical drama.
Teachers in the primary school arc
directing the operetta.
f; ilurp to transfer title. He was
fined $10 and cost.
<brncst McClure was charged
with not having proper brakes. He
paid court cost.
Frank Maukkey was otarged with
driving on Che wrong side of the
:oa<< and failure to report on acci
dent. He paid $20 fine and costs.
Glemson Hardin was charged
with failure to yield to the right
of way. He paid cost.
Steve Battle Mashburn was charg
ed with not having proper rcglstra
licn. He paid cost.
Kelly Morgan and Kenneth Mor
can were charged with driving on
the wrong side of the road. They
paid $10 fine and cost.
Jimmy Collins and Bobby Huff
stedtler were charged with engag
ing in an affray. They paid cost.
Jewel O. Sijrpson was charged
with following to closely and speed
ing. Simpson paid co6t and bound
over to Recorders Court.
To Be Held At
Waynesville District Conference
will be held at the First Methodist
Church of WaynesviHe Sunday, Dec.
6, at 3 p.m.
Eighty five churches will be rep
resented. About 600 delegates will
The Rev. Frank C. SmalJiers,
district superintendent will preside.
Bishop Nolan B. Harmon of Char
<ctte will install a large group of
Certified Lay Speakers and bring
the. dosing sermon .
Representatives of annual con
fcrsnce boards and agencies will
present their causes and district
directors wtU give reports of work
within 4 be Wayoeavttle District
- These reports will include work in
evangelism, missions, education,
social concern and finance.
Supper will be served at 6 p.m.
at the Waynesville church.
Andrews Wildcats ran over the
AHen-Jay Jaybirds last Friday night
20-0 and gained the right to play
Beatfort for the Class A football
championship of North Carolina.
Tbe Wildcats, defending state
champions, scored once in the sec
ond period on a 63 yard run by
Jim 'Bristol, after picking up a
funole and twice in the third period
on a 14 yard dash by Bristol and
en a Pete Nichols' recovery of a
fumble in the Jaybird's end zone.
Two of Andrews touchdowns were
called back due to penalties while
Allen Jay had one called back on
?Photo by Crisp Studio
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For A Christmas to Be Remembered
Give A Truetone Radio
CHRISTMAS GIFTS PUR
THE WHOLE FAMILY
! ASSOCIATE STORE
MISS CAROLYN ?VANS, taoffcter M Mr*.
Johnnie Evaaa. Amdrcwi.
Rogers Kills Deer After Hunting Far Three Hour s
Marvin Roger*, left, is shown with a deer wh ich he (hot last week at Point 7, Hiawassee Lake.
Also pictured are his hunting companions, left to right. Floyd Dockery, Guy Dockery and Jack Dock
ery. Mr. Rogers shot the deer with a 32 special rifle about 2 p.m. last Tuesday afternoon after
be had been hunting for about three hours.
4 Area Auto Accidents
Cause Minor Injuries
UnKKtf II **1.1 1? iftf Q AjT nr r\W 1 ' I \ ti\CO O T j, ? , '? n j.
li ju, iv, vi in. u, ivjuiftij.
received severe lacerations to the
!eft ear and scalp in an auto col
lision Saturday afternoon about
Young Hall was treated at Protest,
ant Hospital and released.
The accidcnt happened about five
miles north of Murphy on a rural
unpaved road in front of tiie home
of Tom Carter.
A 1352 Fcrd operated by Marvin
Hoss Rogers, 28, of Rt. 3, Murphy,
wis traveling south on Grape Creek
Rd., according to Highway Patrol
man Ray Heffner, Rog. 5 was driv
ing on the wrong side of the road
when he met a 1952 Chevrolet pick
i?p track operated if Richard
Franklyn Dockery, 25, of Rt. 3,
Dockery was accompanied in the
pickup truck by Hall who received
head injuries. No one else was in
I jured in the wreck. Hall was sitting
cn the right side of the truck and
his head went through the wind
At Court House
A meeting of republicans will be
held Thursday, Dec. 10, at 7:30
p.m. at the Court 'House in Mlurp'.iy,
according to E. E. StHes, chair
man of Cherokee County Republi
The purpose of the meeting is to
get all precinct officials together
fr>r instructions and organization of
(he precincts preliminary to the
regular precinct meetings to be
held on Jan. 9 to select delegates
to the County Convention. The
County Convention will be held on
Jan. 23, 1960, to select delegates
to the district am) state conven
R'gers has been cited to Justice
of the Peace Court for operating
a motor vehicle on the wrong side
oi tie road.
.Thanksgiving night at 11 on U.S. 64
just west of the Miami Restaurant
a 1953 Mercury operated by Harley
E. Gib.- on of 525 MlacArthur Dr..
Marietta, Ga., skidded and over
The vehicle hit the right shoulder
end "zig-zagged" across the road
over turning on the left side of
the road. Gibson was examined at
a local hospital and disirisscd. Ac
cording to City Policeman R. A.
Martin, Gibson is under $200 bond
and charged with spacriinu .ami
reckless driving. '
The automobile is said to be a
Cub Scouts Hold
Cub Scouts Pack 405 of Murphy
held its first regular meeting of
the season last Monday night in
the basement of the First Metho
Cub iraster, Don Ramsey, presid
ed and welcomed all Cubs with
their mothers and fatiirrs.
Mr. Katherine Well's Den num
ber 4 gave a program based oi
their study of an old country store.
Each Cub in this den was dressed
in proper costume depicting some
of the characters found around such
Bill Harper was the narrator.
Tommy McGuire played Josh Wig
gins, the storekeeper; Tommy Size
was Swi/t Davis, "the town Bum".
Lum Rose; Abner Potter, the check
er players, were characterized by
James Rose and Billy Potter.
Jackie Craig was "drummer", sell,
ing the storekeeper several items
that de'ighted two lovely ladies.
Wsyne Wells and Samuel McDon
ald. Benjy, the freckled faced b">y,
Benny Sro:t. sprnt one whole hour
and one whole penny trying to de
cide upen his money's worth of
Mis. Wanda McDonald assisted
with the skit.
The Cubs in Mrs. Mary Jordan's
Den 3 told about their trip to
Palmer's Museum in Marble. Mlrs.
Vincent Stiles accompanied the
group to Marble.
The following awards were made:
Wayne Wells, denner bar and bob
cat pin; Tommy Size, bob cat pin;
Tommy McGuire, bob cat pin. as
sistant denner bar; Sammy Davis,
service star, gold arrow point;
Douglas King, service star and gold
arrow; Bobby Jordan, service star.
?hee~ bad'? and gold arrow; Bobby
Minor, bob cat pin. wolf badge an1,
?service star; Jackie Craig, service
star and two silver arrow' points;
Carl Townaon, bear badge find gold
ftrcry point. V,
'Don Ramsey anaoupcedL l
flans for her Webeto den t<#tfjMH||^ '
this week. Mrs. Kenneth Davts jfei
elected treasurer of the pack.
Or. Harry Dickey and Mont
Rogers directed games .
iajo wiuMiujui: in ivui uy uii'n
Arvi! Morris, 19, of Murphy, was
traveling west toward Murphy when
a 1951 Chevrolet pick up truck, op
erated by Ralph Richard Stiles, 24,
of Rt. 4, Murphy, pulled out from
Graves Tire & Recapping Co. into
the path of the Oldsmobile.
A wooden plank off foe bed of
the pickup truck went through the
back glass of the Oldsmobile strike
ing Morris in the back of the head.
Stiles is charged with failure to
yield the right of way and a war
want has been Issued said Patrol
man Hcffner. There were no per
sona! injuries. Approximately $25
damage was done to the pickup
-ttucli, whila an estimate^ (400 dam
age was done to the Oldsiiwblle.
The accident occurred Nov. 28
at 10:30 a.m. about a half mile
cast of Murphy on U.S. 19.
Ernest Floyd Reighard, 19, of
Topton, received no personal in
juries when the 1950 Mercury,
which he was driving blew out a
lire causing the vehicle to go down
an embankment. The car, owned
by E. W. Reighard of 1097 Lang
ley Ave.. Atlanta, is said to be a
Patrolman Hcffner said that no
charges were made.
Rev. John Zanon
To Be Guest
The Rev. John Zanon, a former
Catholic Priest, will be guest speak
er in the First Baptist Church,
Sunday, Dei-. 6, at the 11 a.m.
Rev. Zanon (will also be foe speak
er for the Associational Training
Union "MT' Night, which meet Mon
day at 7:30 p.m in the Peachtree
He is man*j to the former Miss
Dorothy Edwards of this county.
Tax Rate Is Cut
' *? ?? r
ANDREWS ? Mr and Mrs. John
'Mulkey of Marble who celebrated
Uieir 70th wedding anniversary on
October 27 received a personal let
ter and card from Dwight D.
Eisenhower, president of the United
The president extended warm
congratulations and expressed best
wishes to the couple for many more
The message was on the official
stationary of the president and was
personally signed by him.
Cherokee County is among the
seven counties in North Carolina
who cut the tax rate and revaluat
ed county property according to a
report from the North Carolina As
'.ociaion of County Commissioners.
Mayor L. L. Mason said that the
tax rate has been reduced from
$2.12 to $1.68. He also said that
even (hotijh other counties in North
Carolina haive been forced to in
crease their tax rate to meet, pri
marily, their school needs. Chero
kee County schools will not suffer.
The revaluation of property, even
with the decreased tax rate will
lesult in more money for county
needs than ever before.
Fifty-two of the 100 counties this
year increased their tax rate over
Christmas Eve Baptism,
Communion To Be Held
Advent and Christmas services
at Murphy Presbyterian Church
will reach a climax .with the ob
servance of the annual candlelight
Christmas Eve Baptism and Com
munion at 7:30 p.m. Thursday,
During Advent at morning wor
ship messages and music relating
to the coiring of Christ wJU be
given and there will be special ob
servance of the season at evening
services Dec. 13, 16, 18 and 20.
The prosram for Dec. 20 will be
marked by a Christmas tableaux
on the part of children and youth
from the church school.
The annual Christmas tree, party
and treat will be held at the church
at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18.
Sermon theme for the morning
of Dec. 6 of Robert A. Potter, min
ister, is: "The Gospel of Zacha
rias": Dec. 13, "How People of His
Day Received the Christ"; and Dec.
'ANDREWS ? Joe El-Khouri was
named president of the Andrews
Rrtary Club, succeeding Thomas
Fuller who has accepted a position
with New York Life Insurance
Company in Charlotte.
At the regirar election of officers
held in July Mr. El-Khouri was
elected first vice president.
Mr. Fuller and Mr. El-Khouri at
tended the Lions' Zone 1 meeting
held in Murphy last week where
progress reports from clubs in the
zone district were given.
Murphy High School Receives Second
Part Of Traveling Science Program
The second part of the Travel
ing Hijh School Science Program
has arrived at Murphy High School
Library, according to Walter Puett,
Mr. Puett Mid that Murphy High
School Library is one of many
schools selected to participate In
the Traveling High School Science
Library Prograrr during 1959-1960.
The first part of the program
ii . 1 1
arrived about two months ago.
This is an experimental under
taking ?dministefed by the Ameri
can Association for the Advance
ment o( Science ?t the request of
the National Science- foundation
(jMUniiuhced by a grant of funis
OTirtt the United Stales Govern
ment. Started aa a, 86-school pro
gram in 19S5-M. it has grown not
only In sixe but in scope. This
school year tin library, will be going
to Hawaii, to the American Com
munity School of Paris, France,
and to U. S? Armed .Forces. De
pendents' Schools throughout the
The purposes and objectives of
this program may Include: to de
velop an interest on the part of
bigh school students in reading
books (other than textbooks) on
science and mathematics and about
scientists; to make available to
students a larger fund of factual
science information; to help stu
dents to develop an informed view
point and thus to facilitate and
stimulate the choice of a career
in science or maUiemaUci: te af
ford science and mathematics an
cpportunity to broaden and deepen
their own scientific background ;
and to determine valuable acquisi
tion* for achooi and community
20 morning, "Virgin-Born God."
Special music by Nie choir is to
be given at all these services.
At the evening service Dec. 13,
the Nativity is to be shown in pic
tures and the service Wednesday
evening, Dec. 16, -will be given over
to Christmas poetry and hymns.
The Session of the Church is
to meet at 6:30 Sunday. Dec. 30,
to receive mijMkm.
The Joy Gift is to be brought at
Christmas-time tor aged miniiUu ?
and their families and whit* gifts
of staple foods, clothing and toys
are to be brought Sunday, Dec. M,
or before far the needy of' the com
munity. . .
The afternoon circle of the Women
of the Church meeting Tuesday.
Dec. 8, at the church wtth Mrs.
Foster W. Bruhner as hostess, will
bring gifts for shut-ins. The Even
ing circle has its annual Christmas
party Monday night, Dec. 14, with
Mrs. William A. Tuttle.
Program To Begin
Channel 3, Chattanooga will begin
the Reading iProgram Jan. 4 to
teach adults to read and write.
II is also designed to improve the
reading and writing ability of
The course is composed to 98
K^ssons given on Mondays, IXjfcs
da. s. Thursdays and Fridays from
6 p.m. to S:30 p.m. It will last for
Classes of 10 or less persons will
be held in centrally located places.
Those who prefer may take the
course at home with Uie help of
a relative or neighbor. Bach class
will have a television set and a
vdunteer teacher who win instruct
the students tor 15 minutes before
and after each filmed lesson.
The cost to each student will be
H.00 which includes books drat Hie
student may keep.
Those person iwfeo would Ilk* to
be enrolled as a student to the
Reading Program are asked to
??<l thrtr mom, street address
Place of employment and
number to Coudty Education Lead
er. care of Home A?e?ts' Office.
Court House. Murphy. Enclose a
check or money ordv ft* 94.00
made out to the Joiai C. Camp
bell Folk School, tor raiimsi oi
Person Interested in enrolling as
a vdunteer teacher are aaksd to
?end their same, address and rtmr
mtnbsr let die aame iHrem
Volunteer teacher. wfll recetV* one
ftay of frs* hitrarflnn beftt* the
course hag I as Notice of this in.
tract** will be given. It k da.
high school gndwfcT ***"* **
1958. This was more increase* tin*
in any recent years. ,, ? .
The reason far the increase wes
the need for larger approprlattaM
for the public schools. Elem
counties attributed their UN %? ,
creases solely to larger school ap
propriations. Thirty oilier lOuaBUi
gave larger school approprlMtaM
as one of the reaaona for the In
The county commisairaen' As
sociation found in Ms survey that ~
in addition to the 52 counties wiU| -
an increase In 1*59 tax ntt, fl I -
counties retained the isifte ra?e* I
and 13 others had a decrease. - I
-Six counties with ? rate la&H -
lion without a revaluation ifhulill -
several with additional Hi)|iHiy ?
ptaccs on tiie tax books, one wMIlk .
had profits from ABC stores to rp- Z
place property taxes and c otatft 1
of counties which eliminated sNR '
cial taxes for projects which had *
'M' Night |
To Be Held
At Peaehtree_w -
? \ V, : - ?/ . " '\ir~~
The Western North CaraHaa Bap
tist Association "M" Night ?d btr
held in the Peachtree Memorial
Church tylonday at 7:3# pjn. , J
, Music will be presented by the
Young People of Peachtree Church
and the Adult Choir of the First
Baptist Church, Murphy.
The Rev. John Zanon of Ruther
fordton will be the speaker.
6:30 p.m. ?Murphy Rotary Club at
' Family Restauraat, An
7:00 p.m. ? Civitan Club at Dofcea
Lodge. Ladies Night.
6:30 pjn. ?'Lions Club,
hall of Flrat
7:30 pjn. ? Frankie Marti* CM|
of First Baptist Ctanft
at the home of Mrs.