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The Cherokee Scout Cherokee County's Oldest And Newest Newspaper Volume 71 - Number 45 Murphy, N.C., Thursday, June 8, 1961 8 Pages This Week Published Weekly Former School Teacher Injured In 5 Car Wreck Rev. JohnnyGlbeon, former teacher at Hlwassee Dam School, was Injured in a five car collision at Lexington. Kentucky while returning from the Southern Baptist Conven tion at St. Louis, Missouri. The accident, which happened May 27, caused Injuries ?> eight people. Rev. Gibson's left leg and arm were broken and he he also suffered severe cuts and facial laceradons. The condition of Rev. Gib son's left leg made an opera tion necessary to properly set the broken bones. HI 9 condi tion is now reported as fair. Superior Court Jury List Announced The Jury listfor the civil term of Si^>erlor Court be ginning June 26 hss been an nounced. Neal Sales, Route 1, Marble, N.C.; Newland Harvey Smith, Route 1, Murphy, N. C.: Thomas Lloyd Panther, Murphy , N.C.; Glenn McGuire, Andrews, N.C.; V.H. Fox.Rt. 2 Culberson, N. C.; Lloyd Lovin, Murphy, N. C.; Ross Lovlngood, Murphy, N. C.; Blaine Patterson, Andrews. N. I.'.; Troy A.Lewis, Murphy.N. C. : L JL. Caddis, Rt. 3, Murphy N.C.; lv?n Hicks. Andrews, N. C.; Harve Rose, Violet Route; Roy Curtis, Rt. 1, Murphy, N. C. ; W, C. Walker. Rt. 4, Murphy, N. C.: FulbertLovln good, Rt. 3, Murphy, N. C.; Sidney Radford, Rt. 3, Murphy N. C.; Charles Walker. Andrews, N. C.; J . M.Donley, Rt. 1, Marble, N. C.; W. T. Palmer, Andrews, N.C.; Ed Brumby, Murphy, N. C.; Charles H. Rogers, Andrews, N.C.; WllburnGr.ggs, Marble. N.C.; H.F.Rose. Murphy.N. C.; JoeMyers, Rt. 1 Murphy, N. C.; Rufus Reese, Andrews, N. C.; William Sam Hulvey, Marble, N.C.: Carlton(Shorty) Holder, Murphy, N. C.; Jim Mash burn, Rt. 2, Culberson, N. C.; Harvey Owenby, Andrews, N.C.;ClydeMcNabb Rt. 2, Murphy, N. C. Murphy Calendar THURSDAY JUNE 8, 7:30 P.M. Community Prayer service at Free Methodist Church. Murphy Chapter No. 10 Order of Eastern Star will meet in the Masonic Hall. Rescue Squad to meet in the Murphy Power Board Bldg. SUNDAY, JUNE 11, 6:15 A.M. Mass at Pro violence Chapel. Holy Mass at St. Williams Catholic Chapel. 5:30 P M. MYF at First Methodist Church. 6:30 P.M. Training Union at First Bap tist Chuch. MONDAY, JUNE, 12 6:30 PJH. Rotary Club at F amily Rest aurant. 7:30 P.M. B & PW Club to meet at New Regal Hotel. 8:00 P.M. Men's Choru- practice at th? First Baptist Cnurch. Ruth Bagwell Circle of First Baptist Church with Mrs. Wiley Kinney. Town Council meeting at Murphy Power Board Building. St. Williams Catholic Con fraternity of Christian Dic trince officers and Committee meeting. TUESDAY . JUNE 13 6:30 PM. Lions Club meeting at Re creation Hall of F Irst Metho dist Church. 7:45 PX. Bridge contest sponsored by the Band Booster Club at the Murphy High Gymtorium. 8:00 P X. Elizabeth Hale Circle of First BaptistChurch will meet with Mrs. Harry Lovlngood. Frankle Martin Circle of First BaptistChurch will meet with Mrs. Arden Davis. WEDNESDAY, JUNE M 7:20 FX. Mid - week services at Presbyterian Church. 7:30 PX Mid- week services at First Methodist Church. Hour at Power at FirstBap dst Church. 8:00 P.M. Choir rehersal at Presby terian Church. 8:30 PX. Choir rehearsal at Pint Methodist Church. Adult choir rehearsal at First Baptist Church. THURSDAY, JUNE, 15 1:00 P.M. Cancer Clinic at Health Office. 7:45 PX. Bridge contest sponsored by Band BooeterClubs) baheldat Murphy High Gym tertian. 2 Young Harris Students Injured In Auto Accident Methodist Youth Return From Beach Trip Members of the Senior and J unior High Youth F ellowships of the First Methodist Church have returned from a recent trip to Jekyll Island, Georgia. The group stayed at the Wan derer Resort Motel and Par ticipated in a full schedule of study and recreational activi ties. young People who made the trip were Luke Bayless, Dewey J ohnson, F reddy Davis, Johnny Maxfleld, Jerry Decker, Mike Sneed, Johnny Snow, Bobby Weaver, David Alverson, Linda Smith Shellah Sneed, Lynn Whidey, Kay Davidson, Jan Davidson, Mary Linda Hyatt, Linda' Houts, Jane Whitley, Sarah Alice Jefferies.Missy Wilson, Sally Bault, Frank Dickey, Jerry Dickey, Billy Forsyth, Virginia Wells, Bobby For syth, Treacy Nugent and David Penland. Adults who accompanied the young people on the tour were Mrs. Frank Forsyth, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hyatt and Charles David Hyatt, Mrs. Clyde Sneed, Mrs. John A. Davidson, Mrs. Kate Mauney, Mrs. Glenn Bates, Mrs. Louise Bayless, Mrs. Edward Dickey, Mrs. Duke Whitley, Mr. Frank Mauney and Rever end and Mrs. R. T. Houts. Terry Hivtsucker Receives 9th Attendance Award Terry Hunsucker.sonof Mr. and Mrs.NorvellHunsuckerof Rt. 1, Murphy received another attendance record at the close of MurphyHlghSchool this year. Terry has not missed a day or been late to school since he started inthefirstgrade.This makes the ninth record atten dance that he has received. He will be in the 10th grade this fall. Revival Services Marble - Revival services will begin at Hyatt's Creek Baptist Church on Sunday night. Reverend Emory Beaver ofGastonlawill preach each evening beginning at 7:30 p.m. Reverend Homer Wilson, pastor, invites everyone to at tend. At approximately midnight Wednesday night, two 18 year old students from Young Harris College, Siegrid Nielson and DewayneNixwere traveling East on old U, S. Highway 64 near OgednSchool In Clay County when their vehicle, a 1960 Chev. Imapla failed to make a sharp curve. The car. declared a total loss, came to rest about 100 feet down the side of the bluff, from the point it left the highway. Both boys climbed from the wreckage and made their way back to the highway where they attempted to stop a passing motorist. This motorist was enroute to a local hospital with his wife who was an imminent maturnity case. Evidently he considered his own mission somewhat of an emergency and continued on to Murphy, where he left his wife at the hospital and then notifiedState Highway Patrolman Enslev who dispatched an ambulance to bring the boys in. Neither boy was reported to have been seriously injured, however, the Nielsen boy was reported received several cuts and bruises and a possible broken collar bone. The Nix boy is from Clare mont, Ga. and Neilson from Young Harris, Ga. The motorist that passed up the boys is the father of a 6 pound 10 ounce girl. Both the mother and daughter are doing fine. Where Is This? This plice had a name at one time. If you can Identify the scene shown above and give the name it used to go by, you will receive a free subcrlption to THE CHEROKEE SCOUT. Mall your entry to Box 190, Murphy, N. C. Last week's winner was Mrs. C.E. Hyde of Murphy. She was the first to correctly identify last week's mystery picture as the residence of J. H. Dillard on Valley River Ave. In Murphy. Taylor's Secretary At County Courthouse Friday ASHEVILLE - Tom L. M?l lonee, 12th District Secretary to Congressman Roy A. Taylor, is now making scheduled visits to the County Seats and other secdons of the counties. On Thursday, J une 8, he will be at the Swain County Court house, Bryson City, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and at the Clay County Courthouse, Hayes ville, from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. ? On Friday, June 9, he will be at the Cherokee County Courthouse, Murphy, from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. and at the Andrews Town Hall from 1:00 p.m. CD 2:00 p.m. Also on J une 9 he will be at the Gra ham Coiaity Courthouse, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Any persons who have any matters which ha would like id discuss with the Congress man la Invited to meet with Mr. Malione* at the Designated time and place. Theee visits are mads in order to give the people an opportunity to dlscusswlth the District Secretary problems in matters In which they are in tares ted, and to make the District Office serrl cable at the local level. Power Board Pays $835 In Cash Bonuses The Appliance Jamboree staged by the Murphy Electric Power Board has been termed a grand success by Mrs. Beryl Fulton, consumer relations and sales promotion re presentative (or the power board. Fifty-three appliances earned a cash bonus ranging from $10 to $25. Mrs. Fulton added, "The month long appliance jam boree set an all time record for the Power Board. We were very pleased with the results and the co-operation of the merchants was splendid." L ibrary Cooled Two air conditioners were Installed at the Murphy Car negie Library last week. The milts were bought from West ern Auto. The tampers wr* in the library Is maintained between 70 and 73 decrees. At present, a collection of North Carolina books by North Carolina authors is on display at die library. Sixteen electric hot water heaters earned a cash bonus of $25 each; thirteen electric ranges earned $15 each; four teen electric freezers earned $10 each; nine electric dish dlshwsshers earned $10 each; and one electric air con ditioner earned $10. Walter Coleman Appliance Store in Murphy led in sales followed by Hughes Simply, IflCi Church "Slow Pitch" Softball League Plained A "alow pitch" Softball lea gue will be formed among Ihe churches In Murphy at a , meeting to be held at 10 a.m. ( Saturday morning at the First Baptist Church. Any church group interested is asked to have representa tive present. The" slow pitch "league wUl be for man It years of age and alder. Games will be played Tuesday and Friday evenings. Forsyth Introduces Bill \ Creating Power District A Senate BUI was introduced ty Senator F rank Forsyth on [iiursday, June 1, that would Teate the Nantahala Power district as a municipal corpo ?adon if passed 1 The digest of the bill as ssued by Institute of Govern - nent's weekly bulletin is as ollows: "Creating the Nantahala Power District as a municipal corporation and instrumental ity of the counties of Cherokee, "lay, Graham, Macon and iwain, and the municipalities of Andrews, Robbinsvtlle, Bryson City, and Franklin; de fining the territory of such districts; and authorizing such district to furnish electric service to the inhabitants of said territory, to acquire by purchase or exercise of the right of eminent domain, con strict, establish, own.maintain operate, extend, improve, and dispose of, all or any part dispose of, all or any part of any electric, generating, transmission, and distribution systems, facilities, and pro perties, and to produce, pur chase, transmit, distribute, and sell orotherwise dispose of electric power and energy to and for the benefituf the in habitants of said territory." Creates power district for purposes and with powers stated above to serve the territory included within named counties and all muni cipalities therein. Other counties and municipalities may join district by resolution of governing body approved by vote of people of joining unit. District board of directors to consist of 1 member appointed from each of the participating counties and cities by the gov erning bodies thereof; direct ors must be property holders and residents of their respec tive unit for at least 1 year preceding appointment* initial memDers shall be appointed for terms ending 1 year apart, with term of member from Cherokee and from Andrews, expiring July 1 of year follow ing year of appointment, and terms of other county and city members expiring in alphabe tical order of unit names; suc cessors to serve 6 - year terms. Board to electofficers and fix its own procedure. Members serve without com pensation, but may receive travel and other expenses while on board business, ana allowance up to $25 per month for attendance at meetings. Board members are declared not to be public officers within meaning of North Carolina Constitution. District is a municipal cor poration and exempt from re gulation by state agencies. Participating counties and cities may borrow money and may lend it or other funds to district for organization expenses; loans to be repaid at not more than 4% Interest from first available funds. District may issue bonds and sell them at public or private sale, on terms fixed by board, but maximum interest is payable semiannually. Pro perty, revenues, bonds and interest on bonds are exempt from state and local taxation; board may, but is not required to, pay reasonable tax equi valents to taxing units in dis tricts. Act is declared to be complete and controlling over all other laws. Bill has gone to the Public Utilities Com mittee. Monthly Meeting The Cherokee Countv Board of Commissioners met Mon day, June 5, at the courthouse. The following business was accomplished. Motion by W. T. Moore, seconded by W. B. Dockery, to place on the map 2 miles road in Valley town Township, known as the Pisgha Roaa. Motion was made by W, B. Dockery, seconded by W. T. Moore, and unamimously pas sed by Board that Roy Stalcup be and he Is hereby appointed County Surveyor of Cherokee County to fill the vacancy in that office created by the re signation of George Schuster. The said Stalcup shall be authorized to do surveying as County Surveyor upon taking the oaths of surveyor and mak ing the bond of public official as required by law. The County Commissioners unanimously agreed to pay Perry Weaver. $2750.00 for auditing the Books for the 'Id eal year I960 and 1961, ending Jure 1961. This Includes Clerk of Court, Register of Deeds, County Acc -ntant and Tax Office. Motion was made by W. B. Dockery , seconded by W. T. Moore, and manl mo ualy pass ed by Board that the resigna tion of Georgefichuster, County Surveyor, who has moved out side Cherokee County, be accepted this day. They Went, They Stayed But No Governor The people shown above went to Hazelwood Tuesday, June 6, dressed in pioneer clothes to invite Governor Terry Sanford to the July 4 celebration. However, Governor Sanford was detained in Raleight by "unexpected emergencies," Tuesday and sent Hargrove Bowles, director of the State Department of Conservation and Development. The group was led by Holland McSwain and Ben Palmer, Co-Chairmen of the Wagon Train Committee. (L-R) Jimmy Armstrong, Holland McSwain, Mrs. Emily Sword, Mrs. Bess Alverson. Paul Ridenhour, Mrs. Ben Palmer, Loren Davis, Ben Palmer, John Jordon, Mrs. Sara Patton, Tom Palmer, Andy Kaylor and Jack Dickey. (Scout Photo by Bagley) District Lions Elect Murphy's Bob Eosley Governor GREENSBORO - Robert W. (Bob) Easley Jr., of Murphy, Saturday was elected District 31 -A Governor of Lions Clubs in Western North Carolinafor the 1961-62 club year beginning July I. Easley defeated William G. Davis of Bryson City during district voting at the state Lions Club Convention here in the King Cotton Hotel. The Murphy man, who has served as WNC Director of the White^ane Drive during the past club year, succeeds F. Gudger Cabe of Candler as Governor of 37 Lions clubs with some 1,600 members in 12 western mountain counties. The newly-elected governor has been a member of the Murphy Lions Club since 1943, when he transferred from the Decatur, Ala., club. Since coming to Murphy Easley has served in every club office, as a member of many committees, and especially has devoted much time to the blind and under privileged persons in the community. A Key Member, he had com pleted 19 years of perfect at- - tendance with the Murphy club on July 1. 1960. Easley has served as secre tary-treasurer of the District 31-A LionsClubCabinet, De puty District Governor of Region One, twice as Zone One chairman, a member of Demonstration On Canning A canning demonstration using the recommended prac tices as approved by N. C. Extension Service and U. S. Dept. of Agriculture will be given on J une 8 in the kitchen of the Murphy Power Board Building. The meeting is scheduled for 1:30 PX and is open to the public. Any person interested in learning how to can or has any questions re lative to canning any product will have an opportunity to observe and ask questions. This is a general recom mendation for canning: Acid foods (fruits, tomatoes, and pickled vegetables) are pro cessed in a boiling water bath (212 degrees Fahrenheit) Low adds foods (most vegetables and meats) are (must) bepro cessed In the pressure canner (10 pounds pressure which Is 240 degrees Fahrenheit). BOB EASLEY the statewide committee on blind work, and as District 31-A bulletin contest judge. He is manager of the Timber Products Co. in Murphy, is married, has a daughter in high school, and a son in college. 4-H Club Worker Here For Two Months Miss Betty JoLysoof Berry College, Mount Berry.Ga. ar rived in Murphy, Sunday J une 4 for a two months tenurewith the CherokeeCountyExtension Staff. Her work will be with the 4-H club program. Miss Lyso's home is in Transylvania County where she was an acdve participant (n the 4-H club work. Miss Lyso will be at home in the apartmentof Miss Jose phine Heighway on Campbell Street. Shower Given Mrs. EverettEngllsh hon ored Mfss Becky Rhodes, bride - elect with a lingerie shower on Friday evening, J une 2, at her home The home was decorated with pink roses, and the pre sents were arranged on a table with a white cloth. After games were played the hostess served cake and punch Murphy Pool Opens The Murphy Swimming Pool opened Thursday, J une 1, to the clamoring of tome 30 to 40 children wailing for the gates to open. Shown above la a small portion of the crowd that gather* almost dally at (he awimmlng pool ga?. Easley is a member of the Episcopal Church, in which he has served as warden, andfor the past two years as trea surer. He has been actively identified in the promotion of various community service projects in Murphy andChero kee County. District 31-A Lions Clubs garnered three of the six state -wide trophies awarded for accomplishments in the annual White Cane Drive. Fontana Dam received an award for raising more money per capita than any other I jiMH ciu. in arc suiie. ine club with 25 members col lected an average of $55 per member. WNC Lions Out? also were awarded trophies for having the largest per capita, $7.65, In White Cane donations, and for having the largest increase over last year's campaign. A total of $11,285 was raised this year. Clubs receiving trophies for general blind activities in cluded: Fontana Dam, clubs with membership of 1 to 29; Biltmore, 30 to 39 member division; Murphy, 40 to 54 classification; Canton 50 to 70, and Asheville, over 130. Point contestwinnerswere: Clyde, Franklin, and Hender sonville; best club activities awards went to Clyde, Murphy, and Asheville; best blind activities award winners in cluded: Hendersonville, Bilt more and Tryon; best bulletin, Waynesville; best scrapbook, Clyde; and special District Governor's award, Hendersonville. Miss Becky Rhodes Honored At Luncheon Mrs. Bud Brown and Mrs. W. A. Singleton honored Miss Becky Rhodes bride-elect with a luncheon at the home of Mrs. Brown on Saturday, May 20. The home was decorated with beautiful spring flowers and a tiered wedding cake was the center piece of the dining room table. Camalla corsages were presented to the bride elect and her mother. Guests invited were; Misses Carolyn Bates, Nancy Mills, Adinah Brown, Sara Singleton, and Mrs. Sandra Bates, Soro rity sisters of Becky's were Misses Glory Goss, Caroline Bryd, Ann Eulenfeil, Gennle Woo dice, Patsy Keadle, Dot Curran and Peggy Peavy. Highest Level >rint rains, 11 standing at tha

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