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W. D. Townson of Murphy (for right) is shown
with other community leaders rrom this area on the
1960 North Carolina Farm Opportunities and Mar
keting Carovan watching cars being made in Detroit.
They ore on a week-long tour of agribusiness produc- !
tion, processing and marketing enterprises in Canada,
New England, and New York Mr. Townson is a for
mer president of the Murphy Chamber of Commerce, i
RedLegs Blast Giants;
Chicks Down White Sox
taaie Palmer pitched tne Ked
Legs of the American League to
an easy 12 to 0 victory over the
Giants in the opening game of;
Monday night's doubleheader at'
the Murphy ballpark. Young I
Palmer showed fine form in going!
the distance and hurling the shut
out. The victorious Red Legs are
coached by Bobby Phillips. Losing
pitcher for the Giants was Roger
In tbe late game of the double
header. the Chicks out scored thei
White Sox of the National League
5 to 1. Wayne Watson was the
winning pitcher; Jimmy Cole, the:
The Reg Legs behind the steady :
pitching ol Eddie Palmer scored
at will throughout the game. Big
gun in the lineup was second
baseman Dickey with three hits
and two runs scored. Hie Red
legs had Carter at shortstop. Phil
lips on first, Dickey at second, i
Palmer pitching, McQuire behind
the plate, Mallone in right. Little
on third base. Size in center field 1
and Bay less in left.
In the Giant lineup, pitcher I
Stiles and second baseman Smith <
collected the only hits given up.;'
Others in the lineup were Potter, i<
3b; Baker, ss; Townson, cf; Park- 1
er, rf; Ramsey, lb; and Jordan,1
The Chicks scored five runs on *
eight hits; the White So* one run, J
on 5 hits. In the lineup for thej*
victorious Chicks were Lassiah,
2b; E. Tipton, cf; Carringer. ss; | 1
Barnett. c; Hatchett, 3b; Watson, '
p; T. Hogan, lb; H. Tipton, rf;;'
and H. Hogan. If. j
The White Sox used two pitch
ers with Sneed relieving Cole in
the third inning. The remainder J
of the lineup included Stewart,1'
3b; Cole. 2b; Bryson. c; Bourne, .
lb; Crawford, rf; Cornwell, lb;
Hall ss; Arnnett, cf. (
GAMES NEXT WEEK <
Thursday, June JO ,
Tigers - Bombers at * p.m. |
Giants - Braves at 5:30 p.m. t
Pirates - white Sox at 7 p.m.
Friday, July 1
Lions ? Bombers at 5:30 d m.
Cubs - Chicks at 7 p.m.
Monday, July 4
Braves - Giants at 10 ajn.
Pirates - Chicks at 1 p.m. I
Tuesday, July S
Bombers - Tigers at 5.30 p.m.
Cubs -White Sox at 7 p.m.
9:00 to 10:30 A.M.: MgndJj?,
Giants; Tuesday. Pirates; Wed
nesday, Bombers; Thursday,
White Sox; Friday, Bombers;
10:30 to 12:00 A.M.: Monday,
Braves: Tuesday. Cubs; Wednes
day. White Sox; Thursday, Red
Legs; Friday, Pirates; Saturday,
2:00 to 3:30 P.M.: Monday,
Red Legs: Tuesday. Tigers; Wed
nesday, Lions: Thursday, Giants:
Friday. Cubs; Saturday, Tigers.
3:30 to 5:00 P.M.: Tuesday,
Braves; Saturday, Lions.
The Mttrphy Youth Baseball1
Program for 1960 got underway:
lune 16. In charge of the base- '
>all program is Buck HiU. a
itudent at Western Carolina Col
The baseball program this year
s set up in three leagues, ;
letermined by age. The American
^eague include ages 8-10. the
National League includes ages 11
13. and the Continental League
formerly the Pony League) in
cludes ages 14-17. All games are
teld at the Murphy ball diamond.
Buck Hill expressed his concern
or parents to help in getting.1
heir children to practice ses-!
iions. He also felt that the sup-i
>ort of the people in Murphy
s required to make the youth
taseball program a success!
It is not too late for boys to)
ake part in this program. Thej
Continental League especially!
s in need of more players. Boys,
?1io are interested may contact l
Suck Hill, whose office is in the
>ld school gym.
Rescue Squad Planned j
For Cherokee County
Futile efforts to recover the;
body of a man believed to have
drowned on Hiwassee Lake~has
resulted in a concerted drive by
Cherokee County residents to form
a volunteer a rescue squad.
A meeting is scheduled in Mur
phy Thursday and formal action
to organize may be taken at that
To be call?d Cherokee County i
Rescue Squad, it would be called
into action at any time for a
mission of mercy, to aid in event
of disaster or accident where life
is endangered, t i
Interested citizens started the
move after Kr*d Honeycutt of
BurnsvUle, N. C . disappeared.
Rescue squads mere called from
adjoining counties to search Hi- 1
wasses Lake since Cherokee has
no such organization. The search
finally was abandoned after all
recovery efforts failed.
A proposed constitution for
Cherokee County Rescue Squad'
has been drawn up and action on
this may be taken at Thursday's;
When formed, the organization,
will set about to obtain full rescue;
Members of the squad will be
limited to Cherokee County resi
dents who are 21 years of age or
older. The unit will be headed by
a captain, assisted by lieutenants
The constitution points out that
the new organization would hold
regular training sessions and that
members would wear uniform!.
FRIDAY JULY 1
8:00 p.m. ?Regular meeting ofi
Murphy group of akbolics
anonymous will be held at
New Reginal Hotel. Guest
speaker from Franklin.
SATURDAY, JULY 2
ALL DAY. ? The Business and
Professional Women Club will;
have a booth on the square
to sell hot dogs, cold drinksl
and other miscellaneous
Also they will have a booth
at the Fair Grounds on July
9:00 a m. - 3 p.m. ? Murphy
Chapter No. 10 Order of
Kastern Star will have a bake
sale at Sossamon Store.
Dodge Dart to be given aw'ay
by the murphy Retail Mer
chants Association 8:00 p.m.)
Beauty contest and square
dance to be held in the
gymnasium at the Fair
SUNDAY, JULY J
11. 0" a m. ? Religious services
at all local churches.
at all local churches.
Water Skiing,, baseball games
and other recreational activi-j
8:00 p.m. ? Services at First'
Baptist Church. Other church
including First Methodist
Church and Presbyterian will
worship with the First Bap
MONDAV, JULY 4
7:30 p.m. ? Cherokee Lodge AF
fc AM No. 146 will meet in
the Masonic Hall.
TUESDAY, JULY 5
9:00 a.m. ? Dally Vacation
Bible School at First Metho
WEDNESDAY, JULY ?
7:30 p.m. Prayer Services at
First Baptist Church.
7:20 p.m. ? Mid Week service
at Presbyterian Church.
8:00 p.m. ? Mid Week service
at First Methodist Church.
Choir Practice at First Bap
Choir practice at Presbyter
8:30 p.m. ? Choir Practice at
First Methodist Church.
SATURDAY. JULY I
3:00 p.m. ?District School of
instruction will be held at
Clay lodge, Hayesville. N.C.
TO CROWN QUEEN
Pretty Cbarlene Davison will
crown "Mi*s Wagon Train of
1960" next Monday afternoon.
She is the current "Miss Wagon
Train." The beauty contest will
be one of the highlights of this
School To Begin
Vacation Bible School at Mur
phy Methodist Church will begin
on Tuesday. July 4 at 0:00 a.m.
The school will continue through
.July 15 with classes each morning
from 9:00 until 11 o'clock. Classes
have been planned for children
from four years of age through
eleven, and all children in the
community are cordially invited
to attend. A special invitation
is extended to children who may
be visiting in the community, or
who have missed vacation Bible
school at their own church.
Teachers for the School in
clude Mrs. H. W. Alexander. Mrs.
Frank Ferguson. Mrs. Walter
Coleman. Mrs. George Dyer, Miss
Clara McCombs, and Mrs. R. T.
I don t believe she
would feed Bill poison;
but if the look she
givei him most o' the
time don't poison him,
arsenic wouldn't do him
Wagon train Starts
For Murphy Sunday
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Of Events Set
A complete calendar of events!
for Wagon Train is listed below:;
10 A.M. Dodge Dart to be
given away by the Murphy Retail
8 P. N. Beauty contest and
square dance to be held in the
gymnasium at the fair grounds.!
Religous services at all local
Afternoon. Swimming, water j
skiing, baseball games and other!
6 A.M. Departure of Wagon
Train from the overnight camp
Kiddie Park open from 9 A.M.)
9 A.M. -12 .AM. Water sports.'
swimming, ball games, etc.
Carl Story and band, and Ted:
Trull and band will entertain on
the streets throughout the day.,
1 P.M ? Parade by the Boy>
Scouts and the Murphy School
1:30 P.M. Special entertain
ment at the Fair Grounds by
Carl Story's band. Ted Trull's
band and the Carolina Sweet
2 P.M. Introduction of Guests,
4 P.M. Arrival of Wagon
Train in Murphy.
Recognition of Wagon Master
and train officials.
5:30 P.M. Beauty Contest finals
and crowning of "Miss Wagon]
6 P.M. Costume and Beard.
Music by they Carl Story andi
Ted Trull bands.
The schedule of events up Tel
lico way is:
Assembling of wagons in Tellico
Music and entertainment
throughout the day.
4 P. M. Wagon Train parade.
7 P. M. Speaking and introduc
tion of guests and officals.
8 P. M. Square dance on the
5 A. M. Religious services at]
the assembly ground.
6 A. M. Departure of the
4 P. M. Arrival of the Wagon
Train at the N. C.-Tenn. line for
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At Hiwassee Dam|
The recreation facilities at Hi
j wassee Dam have been expanded |
and improved to include eight new;
tables and charcoal grills for the
use o( local residents and tour-i
Three of the tables and grills
are located on this side of the,
dam over looking the lake in an
area set aside for picnidng. The
remaining five tables and grills
are located across the dam on the
left hand aide of the rotd over
looking the dam.
The tables are available to thei
public seven days a week. |
SHERIFF FOR DAY , . . Hugh Hensley poses in a cos
tume that will be much in evidence July 4th. Prizes
will be given for the best beord.
ANDREWS WAGON is shown os it moved out for
Tellico Tuesday morning. At the reins ore William P.
Walker and B. F. Taylor.
DIGNITARIES . . Newly elected governor Terry Son
ford (left) has been invited to this year's Wagon Train
activities^ In center is Congressman Roy Taylor, who
will attend. At left is Jock Dickey, co-chairman of
Wagon Train, one of the high
lights of the year in this area,
will begin rolling toward Murphy
The third annual event, this
year's spectacular promises to be
the largest ever staged.
Covered wagons and horsemen
from TeUico Plains. Tenn.. will
begin the 45-mile trek to Cherokee
County before daybreak Sunday.
Purpose of the event is to focus
attention on the need of develop
ing to its full tourist potential
the mountain area lying between
Tellico Plains and Murphy.
Nearly all of the picturesque area
lies in the Cherokee National For
est and the Natahala National
Many persons plan a great part
of the year for Wagon Train,
outfitting wagons and getting to
gether their colorful frontier cost
' "Miss Wagon Train of 1960"
will be crowned during the fes
tive occasion and "Miss Junior
Wagon Train of 1960" also will
be named. This will take place
Monday afternoon at 5:30 in
The Wagon Train is expected
to reach Murphy some time in
the afternoon next Monday.
Sunday will see religious ser
vices at alt local churches in
the morning followed by recreat
ion in the afternoon.
i Monday will be the big day
I with water sports, parades,
square dancing and the beauty
contest scheduled. 'See accom
panying story for full calendar
I of events i.
The Wagon Train will camp
overnight at the North Carolina
| Tennessee state line.
j North Carolina Highway
Department cleared the route to
Tellico Plains. They dispatched
a crew and two road machines
?to work over the road. Work
men cut and cleared away trees
and overhanging bushes. Plans
i were made to replank the bridge
over Dockery's Creek.
I Delegate To
j At the Republican convention of
| the 12th congressional district. J.
Doyle Burch of Murphy was
> elected as delegate to the Na
tional Republican convention to
be held in Chicago July 25.
Dan Judd of Asheville was
ciec.ed District Chairman to re
place O va: (toward who resigiu'd
due to bad health.
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MISS DAWN PANTOS*
? photo by Smiley'* Studu Dnghter Of
Andrews Mr. a *4 Mr*. Claade Flatter. Jr.