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Tf> Cherokee Scout Dedicated To Promoting Cherokee County VOLUME 69 ? NUMBER 49 ' MURPHY, N. C., THURSDAY, JULY 7, 1960 8 PAGES THIS WEEK PUBLISHED WEEKLY Murphy Calendar SUNDAY, JULY 1* ? P.M. Joint Services of First Metho dist Church and Presbyterian will he held at First Methodist Church. MONDAY. JULY 11 CM P. M. Rotary Club will meet at the Family Restaurant on Andrews Road. 7:M P. M. Hie Ruth Bagwell Circle ol First Baptist Church will meet ?t the home of Mrs. J. B. Fish. TUESDAY, JULY 11 4:M P. M. Youth Fellowship will meet at the Prtsbyterian Church. ?:? P. M. Murphy Lions club will meet at the recreation hall of First Meth odist Church. 7 P. M. Senior Pioneer Youth Fellow ship will meet at the Presbyter ian Church. 7-.M P. M. Use Frankie Martin Circle o( the First Baptist Church will meet at the home of Mrs. Ruby Hill. 7:J? P. M. "Hie Elizabeth Hale Circle of the First Baptist Church will have their annual picnic at the home of Mrs. Claude Monteith 8 P. M. TV Ruth Swan Circle of First Baptist Church wilt meet at the home of Mrs. Loren Davis. S P. M. Circle No. 2 of the First Metho dist Church will meet with Mrs. W. S. Cann at the home of Mrs Ruth Carringer. WEDNESDAY, JULY 1J r.t* p. m. Mid-week services at Presby terian Church. 7:M P. M. Prayer Sen-ice at First Baptist Church. 7:? P. M. Mid-weelr service at First Methodist Church. ? P. M. Choir Practice at First Baptist Church. ? P. M. Choir Practice at Presbyterian Church. P. M. Choir Practice at First Metho dist Church. , Wagon Train Largest In History Rev. Elmer Greene, New Baptist WNC Missionary Rev. Elmer Greene, who has recently been called as Asaoci ational Missionary of Western North Carolina and West Liberty Baptist Associations, arrived July 1 at the Truett Home near Hayes REV. ELMER GREENE ville where he will reside and maintain the associational office. Mr. Greene is scheduled to de liver the sermon as guest speaker at the First Baptist Church in Murphy next Sunday, July 9. Accompanying him was his family, which includes his wife, Lena and their daughter, Kathy, age 7. Their son. Dwight. age 18. will join them later after serving on the staff at the Ridgecrest Baptist Assembly during the sum mer Mr. Greene, a native of Jack son County. North Carolina, at tended Mars Hill College, and re ceived his B.A. degree from Car son Newman College, Jefferson City. Tennessee. He has also completed some work at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky, Mrs. Greene has attended classes at Mars Hill College and The Car ver School of Missions and Social Work. After completing military ser vice in 1946, Mr. Greene was or dained in the ministry by the Allen's Creek Baptist Church. Wawnesville, North Carolina. His pastoral experience includes the Woodland Baptist Church, Clyde, North Carolina, the Ratcliff Cove Baptist Church, Waynesville, North Carolina, the North Cum berland Baptist Church. Lafol lette, Tennessee, the Evergreen and Red Oak Baptist Churches. Appomattox. Virginia, and the Black Walnut Baptist Church. Cluster Springs, Virginia. He also j served as Associational Mission I arv for the Haywood Baptist As 'sociation from 1930 through 1956. 1 In addition to maintaining the associational office at Hayesville. where he will be available for conferences. Mr. Greene will also be available, as his time and ! schedule permits, for counsel and j assistance to any of the churches j 1 in the Western North Carolina .and West Liberty Baptist Associ ations upon their invitation. Fred Honeycutt's Body Found In Hiwassee Lake The body of Fred Shelby Honeycutt. 40, of BurnsviUe. who disappeared June 15 while fishing in Hiawassee Lake was discovered Sunday at 2:45 p.m. The body was discovered be tween Points 5 and 6 by T. E. Hiberts and Wendell T. Patter son of Suit, who were in a boat. They were not searching for the body when it was found. The i body had surfaced about 80 feet ; from the bank, and about 600 yards from the site where Honey cutt had been camping with com panions from Burnsville when he disappeared. A coroner's jury ruled that Honeycutt had died by acciden tal drowning. Little League Chicks Stun Cubs; Braves And Bombers Win By One The Chicks of the National league scored easily throughout the game, last week in beating the Cubs 14 to S. The winning pitcher for the Chicks was H. Tip ton. Tipton also scored three rum. Losing pitcher was Morris. Others in the lineup for the Chicks were Holland. If; Hogan, lb; Tip ton, rf; Hatchett, 3b; Barnett, c; Watson, ss; Carringer, cf: and Lassiah. 2b. Hatchett scored three times while Lassiah scored twice. In the lineup for the Cubs? Hill, cf; Timpson, 3; Cooke, lb; Ken hart, ss; White. 2b; Beavers. If; Crawford, c; Chambers, rf. Kep hart relieved Morris as pitcher. The Chicks took another game from the Pirates to move into un disputed possession of first place in die National League. The score in <ive game was 7 to 3. The Chicks are undefeated. Las siah. E. Tipton, and Carringer carried the big sticks, scoring three runs apiece. Barnett scored the other run. In the Pirate line up. Radcliff, Wayne Palmer, and Wagner scored one run apiece. Others in the lineup for the Pi rates were Fox. cf: Reed. 3b; Farmer, ss; Radcliff, c; Wayne i J ' ffjtt ACTIOH FROM WAHT For Fast Action Use the Want Ads Dial VE 7-2222 Palmer, p; Wagner, lb; Penland. 2b; Linsey, If; and Davis, cf. This was an American League ballgame. The Bombers o I the Pony League played nip and tuck with the Lions and finally won out 4 to 3. In other National play, the Braves won over the Giants, 2 to 1. Bill Cheney was the winning pitcher; Stiles the loser. The Giants only run was scored by Dockery. Others in the Giant lineup are Baker, ss; Jordan, Smith, Stiles, Potter, Sutton, Dockery, and Swansoo. For the winners. Hensley at shortstop; Dickey, lb; Akin. 2b; Cheney, p; Alexander, c; Little, 3b; Smith, i If; Craig, of; and English, rf. GAMES NEXT WEEK Thursday, July 7 Bombers-Tigers. ] Cubs-White Sox. Friday, July 8 Lioos-Tigers. Cubs-Pirates. Monday, July 11 Red Legs-Braves. White Sox-Pirates. Tuesday . July 12 Tigers-Bombers. Chicks-Cubs. WAGONS HO! There were 105 wagons in all in this yeor's Telli- i co Ploins to Murphy Woaon Train. On* of the wag ons was drawn by oxen. The vost majority of the wag on* participating were from Tennessee. Andrews, N. C., supplied most of the wogons from North Carolina in this year's train. Three teams were forced to drop out before the train reached Murphy MISS WAGON TRAIN 1960 AND COURT Pretty Miss Jeonette Johnson of Murphy, second from left, wos crowned Miss i Wagon Tro in 1960 by Miss Charlene Davidson, Miss Wagon Train 1959 (far right). Others shown, left to right, are Miss Jane Wear, Mi^s Tellico Plains and < runnerup in the Miss Wagon Train Contest, Miss Johnson, Miss Donna Sue Holt, Junior Miss Wogon Train runnerup from Tellico Plains, Tenn., Miss Kenny Jone < Dovis, Miss Junior Wagon Train, and Miss Davidson. I Scholarships Available To Train Nurses Four awards of scholarships for nursing education, totaling $1,000. leave more than four-fifths of Asheville-WNC nursing scholar ship funds still unclaimed for the 1%0-61 nursing school year, it was announced at the office of Health Careers for Western North Carolina today. Two awards announced today j are the annua! $300 grants of Olin Mathieson Chemical Cor poration and two are grants from the James G. K. McClure Educat ional and Development Fund. Other sources include Asheville and other community civic aclubs. county medical societies and their auxiliaries, additional indust ries, nurses association at district levels and national, federal and state agencies. Their apportion-' ments exceed $3,000 available in Asheville and the WNC area. Application forms for scholar ship aid are available at hospital schools of nursing and at the office of Health Careers for West ern North Carolina. Parkway Of fice Building. Acceptance for training at the school of the stud ent's choice generally precedes application for scholarship assist ance. Miss Barbara Schmidt, daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sch midt of Brevard, and Miss Linda McCrary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene McCrary of RFD 1, Horse Shoe, are the winners of the Olin Mathieson grants for this year Miss Schmidt will study at Memorial Mission Hospital School of Nursing and Miss Mc Crary will study at Greenville General Hospital. Greenville, S.D. General Hospital, Greenville, S. C. Their awards will be renewed annually for the three years of their studies. Alternates are Miss Barbara June Neal and Miss Frances Siniard. The James G. K. McClure Educational and Development Fund has apportioned $1000 for nurang scholarships this year. The first two of these at $200 each are awarded to Miss Ruth Evangeline Craig, daughter of Mrs. George Marion Fleming of RFD 2. Hayesville, and Miss Glenda Lee Ear ley. daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Grayson Earley of 324 Rutherford Road, Marion. Fund officers announced today. AUNT HET I aC.'-S ? ff^ i recKon ail ut ub thought her hat looked owful but when a friend has bought , something, you're duty bound to help her be satisfied with it CLOG DANCERS The streets were jammed packed with people waiting to view the Wagon Train. These girls attrac ted a lot of attention with brief demonstrations of mountain folk dancing. Shown are Rebecca Farmer, Connie Farmer, and Wanda McDonald, all of Murphy. BEST BEARD The best beard contest was won by Tom Carver of Englewood, Tenn. Tom is no stranger to these ports. Folks up at Andrews will remember him from the Horse Swapper's Convention. Other contestants were Bass Dockery, and Hollis D. Hyde of Murphy. WINNERS IN COSTUME EVENT Do these costumes toke you woy back? These three were chosen as the best Shown left to right, Mrs. Arnold Dolrymple, Murphy, third place; Mrs. Bass Dockery, Tellico Plains, second place; and Miss Lavone Thompson of Culberson, N.C., first place. Jeanette Johnson Gets Top Crown A crowd of more than 25,000 persons jammed into kiurphy Monday to witness the largest Wagon Train :ver to roll into this mountain community. A total of 105 wagons, surries and oxcarts ? lead >y some 400 horesbaclc riders ? arrived here at 4:03 Monday afternoon. The occasion was marked by pa ?ades, dancing in the streets, a beauty contest, and fun n era noral ? Hi One of the highlights of the lay came when pretty Jeaneue Johnson of Murphy Route 1 was crowned as "Miss Wagon Train of 1960. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sheridan Johnson and is a high school student. Named "Miss Junior Wagon Train" was Kenny Jane Davis,' daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ken neth Davis of Murphy. The Wagon Train made the 30 mile trek from Tellico Plains, renn., to Murphy across the Uni-i coi Mountains. The event origi nally was designed to point out ' < the need for taking advantage of the tourist potential for the area 1 and to encourage development along this line. Newly elected Rep. Roy Taylor I of Black Mountain was on hand lor the occasion. In saluting the i undertaking, he declared: "You have turned back the pages of 1 history to the covered wagon and the hardy American pioneer who I braved the dangers of the wilder- I ness, who climbed the mountain sides, forged swift ? running 1 waters, crept painfully througn rocky gorges and ground his teeth upon the bitter dust of the des ert." His audience was the thousands who planned months for thisj event, dressed in the costumes of frontier days. In other contests, S. 0. Allen, sheriff of Loudon County, Tenn.,; was judged winner for the best! 30-day beard. Runner-up was Billy Joe Gray of Ft. Loudon. Top honors for the best "full growth" beard went to Tom Car ver of Englewood, Tenn. Runner up in this contest was Bass Dock ery of Tellico Plains. Lavone Thompson of Culberson, won the top honors for having the best ladies' Costume. Mrs. Bass Dockery placed second and Mrs. Arnold Dalrymple of Mur phy was third. After the round of contests and speech - making a square dance was held in the old Rock Gym. Democratic Gubernatorial Nom inee Terry Sanford, unable to at tend the event, sent as his repre- , tentative Dr. Wallace Hyde of the North Carolina Motor Club. In speaking for Sanford, be told the giant crowd: "Terry is not going to forget his friends." The Wagon Train went far be yond expectations as far as size was concerned. There were horseback riders from as far away as Chattanooga and Char lotte. Taylor summed up the occasion when he told the crowd: "You have turned the national spotlight upon our mountains and their rugged beauty, and the need of this section for further develop ment. "You have demonstrated in dramatic fashion the ability ot neighbors living in two adjoining counties in adjoining states to pull together for a common cause." Picnic Tables Stolen From Highway Two picnic tables placed in Cherokee County by the North Carolina Stale Highway Commis sion have been reported stoUn E. J. Coggins, Landscape Super visor for this district said that the tables were cut loose from the foundation with hack saws. The tables were located west of Murphy, one three miles out, the other six miles from down town Murphy. This is the second incident of the misuse or abuse of the picnic tables in Cherokee County in the past few months. Another inci dent was reported about a picnic table being used as a famiiv garbage dump. As a result of pictures and an article carried in the Scout showing the mess at the table, Mr. Coggins reports the Ranger picnic table to be one of the cleaner and better kept tables in the area. The complete disregard of pub lic property is inexcusable. Any one having information concern ing the two picnic tables that were stolen, contact the Sheriff's office. County 4-H'ers Win Top Honors Our 4-H'ers did an excellent job in representing Cherokee County at the district demonstration day in Asheville on June 30. Honors went to the following 4-H'ers: John Van Horn was nam ed district winner in beekeeping and will represent the district at State 4-H Club Week in Raleigh during July 2J-30: Jerry Henson was named district historian in the district officers ; Br en da Quinn placed in the blue ribbon group in the sewing demonstra tion: Deborah Anderson received a blue ribbon in the individual dairy foods demonstration and was also named alternate in the dress revue; and Joyce Waldroup plac ed in the blue ribbon group in the talent show with vocal solo. Linda Smith attended as Chero kee County's voting delegate in the election of district officers. Our hats are off to these boys and girls for the fine job they have done. WantTo Win $5? Enter The Wagon Train Photo Contest All the shutter bugs who snapped 1 several thousand pictures of the ( Wagon Train this year, here's i your chance to win a contest. | Loren Dans, chairman of the Wagon Train committee, has an- . nounced that the Wagon Train I committee will sponsor a photo : contest for the "best" photograph ; of the i960 Wagon Train. The photographs chosen will be used by the committee to pub licize tb* Wagon Train and the Cherokee County area. Prizes will be for first place, $3; second place. 13: and for third place. 13. The Cherokee Scout will give in addition to the monetary prizes a year's rab scription to the Scout to the first j place winner: six months free , subscription to the second place . winner: and three months sub scription to the third place win- ( ner. In judging the photos, the do- j cision of the Judges will be final. | Judges will be members of this < year's Wagon Train Committee j Negatives must be available of ? all winning photograph*. Mail all photographs to "Photo I Contest," Box in. Murphy. N. C.h Photos will be returned upon re juest. Enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope for this pur JOSf . Contest closes midnight Friday. July 22. 1980. The contest i^Spen :o all. young and old. Hurry !wid your pictures today. Who know? you may win five backs. Here's How 1 Candidates Stacking Up WASH ? K ite ? ? ti m ? iL

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