Cherokee scout. volume (Murphy, N.C.) 188?-1961, July 14, 1960, Image 1
The Cherokee Scout Dedicated To Promoting Cherokee County VOLUME 69 ? NUMBER 50 MURPHY, N. C., THURSDAY, JULY 14, 1960 8 PAGES THIS WEEK PUBLISHED WEEKLY . TAR HEEL WELCOME . . . Sen. John F. Kennedy got a chuckle os Terry Sonford, left, presents a miniature North Carolina flog to him at the Sheraton Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles before attending a North Carolina delegation breokfast Tuesday. Bridge Survey Complete; Contract Letting Delayed The survey and preliminary ! I vork for the proposed new bridge i iver Hiwassee River has beenji nmpleted, F. L. Huntchison, i Hstrict Highway Commissioner, ' old the Scout in a telephone I onversation Thursday, July 7. The letting of the contract for i :he entire project which in cludes not only a new bridge across Hiwassee River but the improvement of the western high way approaches to Murphy has seen delayed. Two routes for the western entrances of Highway 64 into New Catholic Pastor For Murphy Installed Father Raymond Dehen of the Senmary Home Missioners 'athers was installed as pastor / St. William's Chapel in Mur ihy, N. C. on June 29, 1960. "he Right Reverend Monsignor ohn F. Roueche, Pastor of St. FATHER RAYMOND DEHEN awrence Parish, Asheville, N.C., resided at the ceremony to his remarks to the as ambled paruhoners Monsignor loneche reminded them that ptritual authority to teach and AUNT HET a\ I ? They wont o young I preocher to get the I young f6lks intereat I ed, But when I feel I the need o' spiritual loomfort, I wont some I body with wisdom in [> ?teod o' pep. to guide and to sanctify souls ? comes down from Our Lord through lawful succession from the Apostles who were sent forth 1 by Jesus. To symbolize these powers Msgr. Roueche handed over to the newly installed pastor the church keys and the ritual book. After the ceremony refresh ments were seved in the parish church hall. The Pastorate of St. William's includes mission stations and chapels at Robbinsville, Tusqui tee, Hayesville, Lance Cove, Buck Creek Andrews, Fostana, Texana, and Providence Hospital in Mur phy. | Father Raymond witl continue the radio program sponsored by St. William's Chapel; namely. Life in Christ over WCWP (10:45 a.m. Fridays) and Faith of Our Fathers over WKRK (Saturdays at 9:15 a.m. and Mondays 9:30 a.m.) Episcopal Bible School Starts The Vacation Bible School of the Messiah Episcopal Church will start on Monday, July 18th. The leader this year will be Mr. j Sam A. Tomlinson, of Jackson. I Mississippi, who comes to us from ; General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church In New York City. There will be a complete cover age of ages from first grade to teen-age. and a pre- school class. The program will include Bible study and the various activities thereunto. Mr. Tomlin son has come to us after a spec ial course of preparation at the Sou then Institute of Town and Country Church work and outlook, at Valla Crudi, North Carolina. Murphy are under construction. One involves relocating the high way south of the - present locat ion passing along the ridge line behind Townson Lumber Co. The other alternative is the im j provement of the present roadbed. The relocation of the highway would involve cutting a roadbed across the ridge line from Evans property west. Tlie other possibility is the improvement of the present highway. This would involve widening and straightening the highway west from the Evans property out pass Townson Lum ber Co. It is proposed to widen the left side leading west from the intersection of Highway 64 | and old U. S. 19. j Townson -Lumber Co. has been [contacted and the proposal of ' widening the highway through (their property presented. The j Highway Commission proposes 'that Townson Lumber Co. move their entire operation to the north side of the present highway be tween the railroad tracks and the highway. This would elimin ate the congested area found at I present. Mr. Dave Townson. president of .the company, believes that this proposal is feasible and has submitted cost estimates to the I Highway Commission of the pro posed move of his lumber oper ation. These estimates are under consideration at this time. Mr. Hutchison further stated that a locating crew out of Raleigh would complete the necessary surveys for the im provement and revision of the highway west of the Evans pro property in the near future. He also said he is anxious to let the contract for the bridge so that work can start as soon as the water in Hiwassee Lake is let off. Area Lions Assume New Duties District 31-A Lions Club officers in Western North Carolina will be installed at a Ladies Night Program of the Candler Club Monday. July 18. at 7 p.m. in the Candler School Cafeteria. New officers will serve 38 dubs with more than 1,800 members in 12 western mountain counties for the new club year which began July 1. Six new zone chairmen to be installed Include Joe El-Khouri of Andrews. Zone 1. Robert W. Easley of Murphy will be inducted as WNC director of the White Cane Drive. Other WNC Lions Club learder* assuming new duties wW bt Her man K. Brauer of Andrews, chair man for North CaroUha ?jw Bank for Restoring Sight, Inc., Chamber Of Commerce Flirts With New Industry Murphy Calendar THURSDAY, JULY 14 7:30 P.M. ? Murphy Chapter No. 10 order of the Eastern Star will meet in the Masonic Hall. 7:30 P.M. ? Deacons of Pres byterian Church will meet at the church. (.00 P.M. ? The Rescue Squad will meet in the Murphy Power Board Building. FRIDAY, JULY 13 7:30 P.M. ? The VFW will meet in the Murphy Power Board Building SUNDAY, JULY 17 6 P.M. ? Methodist and Presby terian Youth Fellowship will be held at Presbyterian Church. 8 P.M. ? Union Serivce of First Methodist church and Presby terian Church will be held at the Presbyterian Church, Guest speaker, Rev. Wilson Dawling, Missionary to Brazil. The Cherokee County Third Singing will be held at Mt. Zion Baptist Church on the Road from Marble to Peach tree. All Singers are invited to attend. MONDAY, JULY 18 8:30 P.M. ? The Civitan will meet at the Regal Hotel. 6:30 P.M. ? The Rotary Club will meet at the Family Rest aurant on Andrews Road. TUESDAY, JULY 1> 1 10:00 A.M. ? Circle No. 4 of the First Methodist Church will meet at the home of Mrs. S. D. Akin, with Miss Mary Akin as co-hostess. 4 P.M. ? Junior Youth Fellow ship will meet at the Presby terian Church. 7:00 P.M. ? Senior Pioneer will meet at the Presbyterian Church. 8 P.M. ? The Ruth Swan Circle of First Baptist Church will meet at the home of Mrs. Loren Davis. 8:00 P.M. ? Circle No 2 of the First Methodist Church will meet at the home of Mrs W. S. Cann at Mrs. Ruth Carringer. WEDNESDAY, JULY 20 7:20 P.M. ? Mid-week services at Presbyterian Church. 7:30 P.M. ? Prayer Service at First Baptist Church. Mid-week service ?t First Methodist Church. 8:00 P.M. ? Choir Practice at First Baptist Church. Choir Practice at Presbyter ian Church. 8:30 P.M. ? Choir Practice at First Methodist Church. Franklin Smith j Nominated To Education Frat J. Franklin Smith of Murphy, N. C., former teacher and prin cipal in Cherokee. Burke, and Graham Counties in North Caro lina and for the past year advanced post graduate student an instructor at Ita University of Tennessee, has been nominated for membership in Phi Delta Kappa Oiapter of the University of Tennessee. Presbyterians To Hear Missionary The Rev. Wilson Dowling, re turned Presbyterian missionary from Brazil, is to speak twice next Sunday at Murphy Preaby terian Church. He will address the morning congregation at the church; and is to speak and show slides at the joint service with First Methodist Church Sunday evening at S o'clock. Mr. Dowling. on his first fur lough with his family, has been doing pioneer work in the South American republic. First Pres byterian missionaries went to Brazil 1M years ago. In the absence of the pastor on vacation Hubert Snead is to lead the worship at morning service, and Holland McSwain at evening hour. All friends are invited to hew Mr. DowUng. HOUTS NEW ROTARY PRESIDENT Tom Houts (right) is shown receiving the govel from outgoing Rotary president Don Carter (center). Gordon Butler (left) of Andrews officiated at the in stallation. Other officers are Robert Penland, vice president; Douglas Smith, secretary-treasurer; and Holland McSwain, Burley DeWeese, Virgil O'Dell, and Don Carter, Directors. In addition to installation of the new president, lodies' night was observed by th# rlnh. New Membership Drive Started It was learned this week that officials of a northern industrial firm spent several days in Murphy week be fore last looking for a suitable site to relocate their piant.. J. Doyle Burch. president of the Chamber of Commerce, kick ed off the 1960-61 Chamber of Commerce membership drive with the announcement. The firm would require a build ing with 35.000 square feet of floor space, air conditioning and a sprinkler system, block walls and concrete floor. The firm would employ approximately 400 persons with a weekly payroll of between $8,000 and $9,000. "The plant officials left here very well pleased." said W. D. Townson, chairman of the Indus trial Committee of the Chamber] of Commerce. The president of the company told Mr. Townson. "We're ready to come when you are." This company would be most interested in hiring untrained lo cal people. One half of the work ing force would be female. A company official stated. "We u;?A to oa ..... Ohio Man Drowns T rying i To Rescue Son From Lake Mr. Howar Deal, 24. of Cleve land, Ohio drowned in Appalachia Lake Monday night, July 11. while attempting to rescue his ! 4 year old son. I The accident occured about 7:30 I Monday night about l'i miles [from Hiwassee Dam. Mr. Deal and his three sons, ages 3, 4 and 6, were out in a boat with Mr. Lawson Waldon of Copper hill, Tennessee, with whom the! Out Of Town Guests Used As Wagon Train Judges Out of town guests visiting in Murphy for the Fourth of July i week-end and the Wagon Train | were put to good uses as judges in the many events held at the fairgrounds after the ar rival of the Wagon Train. U. Col. and Mrs. Perry Kem ster and family from Pope Air Force Base, near Fayetteville, N. C. were the guest for the celebration of Mayor and Mrs. iL. L. Mason. Also visiting the Masons was Miss Ruth Rieneau from Knoxville, Tenn. and a stu dent at Carson - Newman College at Jefferson City. Tenn. The Kem I sters and Miss Reneau were the judges for the Best Costume I and the Big Beard Contests. Judges for the Miss Wagon Train Contest were Mr. and Mrs. A1 Cummings and Miss Evelyn Yelverton of Raleigh. The Cum mings and Miss Yelverton were guest of the Dick Mauneys. The Mauneys are former residents of Murphy and are now residing in Raleigh. Mr. Mauney is with the Department of Conservation and Development, and has been, a true friend to his hometown; by locating several industries in! this area. Local Athlete Named Head Football Coach At Andrews ANDREWS - A former Andrews football ind basketball star was named earlier this week as head football coach and athletic director for Andrews BOB COOPER High School. Bob Cooper will return to the tchool where he played four years of football. Superintendent Charles 0. Frarier made the announcement that Cooper had accepted the position, an eta tad that he felt that Andrews wag very fortunate to ebUio ? man ot Bob Cooper * ability and character. Cooper played four years of football and basketball at Andrews and went on to make all-conference at Western Caro lina College. This past season he received the Most Valuable Player Award at WCC. For the past two seasons, he has been co-captain of the WCC football t m. He also made all N. A. I. A. District 26 and received Little American Honorable Men tion during his junior year. In his senior year. Cooper was named to the Greensboro Daily News All-Star team. Cooper said, "I am looking for ward to coming to Andrews. The great competitive spirits and the desire to win found there equals that of any community in North Carolina, whatever the size. At this time it is uncertain whether or not we will be. able to play this fall, but when we are able to play, I anticipated having a team represent the school of which the school an the com munity will be proud. Cooper and his wife will move to Andrews during August. Mrs. Cooper is the former Gail Carpenter of Charlotte, N. C. and also attended Western Carolina College. Bob Cooper it tba ton of Mr" and Mrt. Glenn Cooper and la a member at the Flrrt Methodist Church la Andrews. Deal family is staying. The 4 year old boy fell out of the boat and his fath jumped in to rescue him. Deal,1 although a good swimmer, began yelling for help. Waldon paddled! the boat is and rescued the little boy. At first the boy seemed dead. Artificial respiration was admin istered in the boat by Waldon and the boy recovered. By the time Waldon was able to revive the boy and get the other two boys under control. Deal had disap peared from sight. Waldon got to shore and then had to walk, carrying the two younger boys, 14 miles to get help. The Cherokee County Rescue Squad, which was incorporated on July 7, and the Cleveland. Tennessee Rescue Squad were called in to recover the body. Dragging operations went on all night and at 8:55 Tuesday morning, the Cherokee County Rescue squad found the body in 40-60 feet of water about 75 feet from the bank. The body was taken to a funeral - home in Copperhill, Tenn. Sheriff Raids Sixty Gallon Still A 60-gallon aluminum still was captured on Tatfcam Branch near Andrews. FriJay July a by Sheriff Claude Anderson and deputies. The still was destroyed aloqg with 200 gallons of mash. No one was at the scene. Making the raid with Sheriff Anderson were Lloyd Ramsey and Lofton West. Lions Club Installs New Officers | New officers of the Murphy Lions Club installed at the meet ing of the Club Tuesday, July 1) were Charles Hughes, President; John Savage, vice ? president; Ronald Resaell. Secretary ; Ken neth Godfrey. Treasurer; Wallace Williams, Tail Twister; John GUI, Lion Tammer; Robert Bruce, tod vice president; and AMen Cow ard, trd vie* president. The speaker for the installation and ladies' night program was Gudjer Cabe. the new district govirnor . < aids and train them in our meth ods and procedures." The company officials were in Murphy from Wednesday. June 29 through Saturday. July 2. Mr. Townson while on the trip with the North Carolina Farm Opportunities and Marketing Car avan through Canada and New England stopped off at the com sany's New York offices, and spent a half day with company officials. Several sites were visited while the group was here. A local site within the city limits of Murphy is being seriously considered. Ne gociations are in progress to ob tain the property. The Chamber in starting the membership drive in July has voted to change the fiscal year of the organization to July 1 to July 1. Full memberships in the Cham ber are $50. Associate member ships $25 down to $10. Mr. Singleton. Merchants Com mittee. stressed that most busi nesses are not interested so much in purchasing a membership but supporting the local Chamber of Commerce and its projects. The membership campaign started Tuesday. July 12. The finance committK head by Dr. W. A. Hoover, is in efaarge of tit drive. Team* of two and three will call on every business firm in the vicinity of Murphy. At the kick-off meeting. Citi zens Bank & Trust Co. followed by Duncan Oil Co. and J. H. Duncan Tire Co. were the first Murphy firms to join the 1960-61 Murphy Chamber of Commerce. Van Horn Head Of Mining Group The Carolinas Local Section, consisting o( the States of North Carolina and South Carolina, here, tofore in the Southeast Section has been established by the 36,000 member American Institute of Mining. Metallurgical, and Petrol eum Engineers. The Institute now has 94 Local Sections. Officers of the new Section are. Chairman. Earl C. Van Horn, of Murphy, North Carolina; vice Chairmen. William T. McDaniel. of Asheville. North Carolina, and S. Duncan Hearon. of Durham. North Carolina; Secretary-Treas urer, Lewis J. Hash, of Enoree, South Carolina. Presbyterians Purchase New Manse Murphy Presbyterians are to gain increased facilities through the purchase of a manse early this week with the plan to convert the present manse at the rear of the church into an Education Fellowship Hall. The new manse is on Valley River Avenue, a dwelling former ly occupied by Howard McDonald. Want Ad Stlls Lawnmower FOR SALE ? A Wizard lawn mower. Good condition. Will sell for *40.00 cash. Contact Harold Phillip* on Cherry St., Murphy, N. C. 4S-K p Ad ran only two toes in the Scoot. The mower was Hid last Saturday, Just two day* after the second Insertion. Dial VE 7-Xm for our efficient Want Ad service.