IF IT ISN'T IN
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VOLUME XXXIV. No. US.
Disabled in This Section
Being Given Opportunity
To Learn a 1 rade
P. J. Ranson of Raleigh
Helps Place more Men
Several already taking
\ 11 ana o.r.riw ? urai'K"!
boys and men of Cherokee and ad- |
joining counties arc taking advantage'of
the industrial rehabilitation
training being offered jointly by
the State Board Cf I'duration and
the Federal Government. Three
are now taking training in
Murphv. two were recently placed
in Andrews and several other are
seeking aid. according to Paul J.
Ran son, resistant dire, tor of the d:vision
of Vocational Education, who
was here Saturday supervising the
training being received by those already
placed in local shop.; and seeking
to find suitable occupations for
Fred G. Baity is now makir. r fine
progress in watch r airing ar.d engraving
in Moore" Jev.-lry hor 1
here and Jacob Blaekwell is fast
acquiring skill ia hoe "repairing in
the Ake Shoe Shops according to
Mr. Rnnsor.. Janus G. Iluuy hn;
just completed twenty weeks ..of
training in the Ti; -n Shoe Shop ar.d
is now ready to tak-.- eniyVytn t
A few wc i ago tin ?e b vs. all three
of which have a io-..r limb missing1
were unable to ? nrn anything hnd
were consequently a burden <?n their
relative . T> !. > t h? y are happy
ar.d fasl on the r ul to the n* tor- j
intr of a trade :n which they can ea n
their own livelihood. The state
aided them in bryimr art 1
limbs and secured place- in the 1 r il
shops whert? th?\ are traininer.
During Mr. !:.;nsoiini*? '.t to
the county two . n train*np
in .\ ;n\ C, H
inp in the Amos Shoe Shop and
Ran 0111 Huciia^n ? d
the Roland .1^ . :iv -ho:>. Mr. l"
rod is a nati-.V of Patrick, this county,
and Mr. Buchanan is a .1 nk-on 1
county h?. y.
PflMossrs. Sam .1 I.u: f rd of ?!
ble ar.d Yerlin Sales of I?ra?>t "\vr.
were before the lecal committee
while Mr. U..r. on was here and applied
for training and their cn ? >
are now under advisement.
The State representative express-|1
ed himself p.- beir.p well pleased
with the ] >prcs being made by
those in train;np in the local shops
and exprc-fed his appreciation for
: the fiwtvilSiK' ( n.Ant>r?tt'n~ Kointe ,
L shown by the local committee and
^ the shops in which training is being
received. The local ccmntit-oo coj
operating with the division of vocational
training is composed of Dr. ;
BE H. X. Wells, Chajrman, Superintoi - j
dent A. L. Martin, Secretary, and i
H *"* Ml, Mrs. C?ll'c Tiw-on anrij
!B. W. Sipe.
h/v n ii i> _
mrs. oa;i Recovering
From Op era t? or
Mrs. Margare A. Bell, one of the
teachers in the Murphy graded school
I was taker, to the Murphy Hospital
Saturday night for an abdominal operation,
Dr. Lynn, surgeon of Knoxville,
Tenn.. being summoned to do
the surgical work. Mrs. Bell stood
the operation fine. During her ill- 1
r.ess. Miss Carrie Payne of Murphy
will have chaTpe of her grade s
Hjft There v.-il services at the PresBL
byterian church Sunday morning at
^^ 11:00, the pastor. Rev. M. C. Liddell,
IBirenounced today. There v.* >>e ru
Mhi-rviccs in the evening as the eongre-'
faBBgation will go to the Baptist church
Bo "hear K . Cook
3RGAN OF MURPHY AND CHER
*- -i- yagMfttrnvaKiri iW
1?View of M'-iiic'l. neutral itv s
of the ciii.-s of Ihe Itnlir basin
reported to have >rj>a:atO'l in ihe lii\i
Over T. -. :rsrj Tors
Scil Fcr Road
A? i rdlng to ward brought iv ro
U ! rt RnjinfiT Wellvr of To; t n
vt' X.'.vton Shorrili. :i property own r
: -tit half way between T ?n
i'i?! It bbinsv lie. hud an alt*'! a-'or.
ver the taking of top soil off of the
otter's land a few days to t.j U'
ed for surfa< :r.g the state highway
.ad -'.r to Kohhinsvil!-. .Vcord'.r.g
the '*" 1.1. '.ion available, Slurrii!
HjBjroachrd Wrller *>n the highway
and .-truck him in the face without'
? .III < 111 W?'l,i I?ri-i-T-f
l t.i hav; knacked Sherrill to tinunci.
Sin rrill ir reported to have made a i
. ::d att.ek v h ntiiar ivsuitsj
he tiecid ! to - ve up th en-'
Shertlil, it is reported, j
*...: : <1 under " P* nee bond 1 ; a j
i t:*e of the p*. ice of Graham county.
Engineer Well. r. it is raid, was J
who! . vith n his rights in y.dng upon
the nroperty * .* She rrill along the jj
; i.\ iy !<> t.:ke grave! to * ?- ?.l tre i
.: i. Sherrlll probably did not tin- !
' -' . - ...i, . v. .i;c
i;..-. ,yn a ?m ?u
i alty aroze.
EIIvCH NEWS ITEMS
Mr. auu rMta. xnos rayne visited j
th > - n. W. K. Pavne Sum: v.
The H-? ( h ("reek . ? ?1 has op ne?l
again after a two weeks >top j
account of the flu.
W. E. St 1.- was cbZf d t ? Duckr
..wn, Tenn., last week on account
of the illr.es of his granddaughter. [
Mrs. W. A. Given is ivei?vo vig
Mr. and Mrs. L. Ik R.h.-.rds of J
Buchanan, C..... hvve been vi-'.ting
*h?? hittc's f r the
Mr. and Mrs. Ct :. formerly f
-hy, are nvthirg their home in
Uir h for awhile.
Mr. ar.d Mrs. .J. If. Hall of Murphy
v:sited the:r daughter. Mrs. 0.
C. Payne Sunday.
Mr. J. J. Calloway is attending
..art this week.
Mr. Lum Green i> very low with
the flu at this writing.
Mr. -T. II. Gib n of this place,
who is spending the wir.i. r in Florida,
repor4. having a nice time.
Mr. J. I. G ecn is in from Etowah,
with flu but is \ etter at this writ- j
Mr. Harvey Ix>e Davidson of Ranr
was in our midst last week. j
Mr. O. C-. Payne is quite bu?y
these days manufacturing cross tie.-, j
L * v
ORE E COUNTY, AND THE Li
MUJU'HY, NORTH CAROL
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Lit i i; 11. . ji? ;:-ailts. _' <ii;
???-? ?! I ?1 l)\ :' I |l. It- Cal.'or^c
era i?!'t? a mavit::I tjuarrei.
cf Children's Book
Tito Carnotrie Library has just
Leon - v. tod witj, a f no eolleetio
f rhiiiivfii* iM.ks t v Mrs. \\\ V. h
Powell on of New York. Mrs. Pov
oT r has boon in Murphy severs
tlm? : and in this w :v learned of th
not (i.- ? " the 1- ? 11 library and }
- * irit of ?.noros"ty prompted h?
to make the donation. The poop
of M i phv sh mid feel very RTatcfi
indoed to . I'owelson for th
A nnplet' li t of th 12 ti;b
f M- us:
*iht? Y >un^ M":ute man. by T 1
A Lieutenant Under Washington, I
1 bt'nr *n I'li'mn V? ?..* - !?v St mi.
Thr This,. Hinson by Harbour
! j.v*< by Barbour.
Our Young Aeroplane Sc uts. by
The Children's Owr Story Bo<k, 1
^It-rlandi by Carroll.
V I iol. by I.ondan.
Thr ?*h:l lrmV Book of Birds. I
.Ju:v_-!e T..! > of T.vr.an. by Burrough^.
T-r^r. cf the ^we? of upar, i
Tar:. the Vrtaru-d. by Rurromrh
Tar- >f the .\: . by Bur'ongh?
- et City, by Walpole.
I'1 :' ! ? . of tbe Whirlwind, by S .*
Bob Kni? h;' Diary with the Circu
The Boy Scouts on Cru-ade. 1
S :arhav? n Keep, by F It tcher.
Svcu Ttlcn's Money, by F'eteher.
The Chesterr.mrke, by Fletcher.
The It era path Property, by Fletcl
The Riflemen of Ohio, by Altshele
T...? \T.. . . . .. . 1 1.1 r>.. ... .. V
* 4.W ,?J ------ i t 1 I l.i U II, ?
Catty Atki: . by Holland.
Paul the -Peddler, by Alger.
Tommy Sir h at the Zoo. by Scl ei
Tommy Smith attain at the Zoo, I
Kru'.an. l y Curwood.
Jerry of he I-land'-. by London.
Harriet nr.d the Piper, by Norr .
The Football Boys of Lakeport, 1
The M k t !' y <>n the Dolawnr
Ir. r>efen?e of 1 d'cytv, by Chioinai
Flying U-Par.ch, ly Bower.
Billy Wl.i.-kers in France, by Mon
Billy *.Vh -kt ! > in an Aeroplane, b
:i i A: il" r.y's Young Scout, by
The Story Hour, by Wiggin.
A Soldier of the Wilo rness, by
Billy Whiskers at the CivcU ', by
E...01NG NEWSPAPER IN T HIS SIENA.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 26, 1322
' q I' 1
:?"ft-'"- ? fa i'ltj" '
? ssl HI 'I
in? 1 l ist furnaee> n i u-ix-iikircliei;, onu
Gould, Jr., und .Mrs. Gould, who are
! W. N. C. Ministers'
Conference at Waynes- i
s ville We"! Attended
"ry 3Qji City, .la-'.. 10- The first
Sri tilt; of the \V? -tern North CarBapti?t
Mir.i.-tm* Conferenco j
the now year was held with the
W:.\ ville church, January 11>-1T. i
i T! veil- nintcen ministers ores- i
i1! the way from Murphy to,
.V .--nton. With two exceptions!
1 h ? e on the ore am was present
iil Them was hilt en.- vencrul subject?
"s The New Te.-tamvM <'! torch. Points!
o?, einpha.,.. were: Its Origin, oj^.
^ /-.n ? on. Ordinar* -s. and Mis-ion.!
- at interest ar.d enthusiasm pre-?
^ \ :t'!ed throughout the program. The |
fer. : r was v ? encfiteit
. 1 in-aired hv the lecture- of Dr.
! .J. T. Henderson on the financing
I ' . . * . , , n-u'iita r?
' '"'i, u. vi- tw? very I- forming and
ipiifting itTiuri -?n conditions
i;, China and the re'it*
on th0 forehin field and
y 'he jr. ? - nt 1: >iiu'. We w re made
' f? ? ! -.hat \v. \v.*re all v. for
i c niip.on rause.
The programs are r.T":.ys good,
>y hut the greatest good comes from
J'he fellow.-hip pas', and workers
hr.ve on these occnshi:.-. The ,onf
r :s de tined t grow aml hewer
far ir i in Western
!i Carolina. The next meeting
- v-".' ' : * with the \Vh.:.*e> church
. \prfl 7 il?.
|S' Mr. William lh w h. hecn on
the .-ick list for i* v. days.
M - Hthc! IN. has been sick
\ t m vwan months with t i hereu 1 >and
is now h s h ]y insane.
Mr. (J. T. Hancock v.ho Ind the
r i'Iu \! .! wrecks a o has '-ad a rce
a: d has been wry ck lor
The Rev. I. P. * v.. who lias
g ' \x vi- ;'.n<r 1." for a
,v f w weeks, reform.! to his family
, i*: Knoxviile recently.
Pr-?f. P iver. C. W.a! r. president
' lie I'isffah fnii strial Institute, :
: < handler, X. C.. arrived here Friday
y , ;.rd stay d over until Sis.-day v'sR. j
"ir friends and forn. r student- of'
C ' hi... 12^ Was mm iiis |ay l?> X.nstiviiie,
Tean.. whe^e he .noes as a deli.
'.-orite to an educational institute.;
[ He held one service in the Rural
t- ! Sch ! which wi greatly enjoyed j
\ all who heard him.
y The 1 '.^rcnt-Teacl^rs Association >
. f the Wolf Creek Rural school held
an inter ting season 3?forday
: right. They report a *1 vcly asso.
ticn and much good coming as a
| re-nit of parol ts and teachers com|i?gr
together occasionally to talk over
\ inuti: lly the problems of child trainj
CTION OF WESTERN NORTH CAI
Parts of Business l
District cr Hayesville
Destroyed by Fire
Blaze V. ip- (1 Out Post- (
office aid Several
Stereo Monday Night.
About tr.H'. <rht Monday tii^ht
flair., - wi .i.d out a lar-j^' M-.tion of
th? If ayesvile before they j
e ?ui?J be choked with the liny ted fire j
aparatu of the t?e.vn. Imiud d in
the conflugr;:' <?n \va.-: the Wir che ter,
Hunt and Dewcese .store, the U. | *
S. 1'. toff *e and the highway tomtn
ion office, including a lot ofplans
and records. The value of j c
J'.e highway records cann -t be east- !
!y estimated. Other lo--es are plac- Ja
cd at front ten t . fifteen thousand ' '
ii liars. It i- not known whether
insurance was carried or not.
Grand Lodge of ?
Masons in Session e
By Maxwell Gorman ^
Raleigh, .Ian. Id - Th l lGth an ;,
nual c mmunication of the Grand
Lodgt. of Masons of North Carolina . ^
is in session here tVs week, having I
assembles today for the communi-1 f
i at ion, which usnnllv cove: ;-, four
Masonry holds its po ti ? in N?>rtj, ,
(*a:oli;;u as the leading fraternal organization.
Its present mcmbe'ship
c.s n former years, continues to num- ,
1-cr many of the best m. n m all waik- ,
of social and^rtdu. : rial life. I.ike the
hu: ) and illan.d ail other worthy J t
o; ganiz.itions there are found ,
bttkck sheCn and cn.".r:.rTe*-> unworthy
to be numbered among the member- j .
ship of honorable and benovlent and ,
? haritable orders, and critics are j
quick to point them -ut sunt t ines.
It is inevitable that these things octhe
for ih? year from the Grand Secretary's
report to the Grand Lodge
v.- that efforts ; e to reclaim
nr.r.e of the erring and when they
j fail the unworthy are epelled abso- !
A total of v..11 In ,
f-ort' ?! ? the Gnu! !. 1 - -.. f -r tho .
' t yarft accord;: ? i (land
j rotary \V Is. n. Dur . tho past your
! 2,275 have boon initiated in Masonic
I lidges in the state; "2.211 have been!
! 1. and 2. . ?. V total ,.!* 1
! on# have boen ad: tit! <!. 7 "> re'.nstat-B
ed, nv.kfn- tad for the
j year number .'1.136. Last! year's to- !
| tal was 36,620. which makes the pres. |
I ent total 30.S26. ! . during the
' 227 "s .".d.ed, 720 withdrawn, and:
431 deaths, totaled 1,728, and the]
s ;-r.t ."trength of tho order in the
late 2S,3>-I. This nur.tl . r i.Jud.
i Clay County Negro
Shot From Ambush
y IVr?... r 1. .. * : r: the
?cal Jio-ni ; o'tn. otcd to livi- .!?
re alt f abdonv'nal wounds r? . lv ;
<1 late Saturday afternoon in Clay*
< ' u: y when 7.e was shot front ambush
by unknown parties. Tho v iunu
fcxro w. bought to the hospital;
S ??r: 1 y :r_! t str.d a?i -a: I >n
1 d that the the ball front the unknown
assailant's pun had entered 1
the risht side, pierc rcj the body, and 1
iodgir.tr in t'.. left hip. The intes-l
t'nes v. re punctured -.i five places.*!
Tho patient is a: \ - today but doctor?
- ay that his chance of recovery
Peny and a companion, it is rc- I
port .!, were hunting in Clay County ;
Saturday afternoon when the hoot- .
ire occurred. So " ;r as i known, j
there was no ec i ion for the sh >ot-' <
ing. The negro i unable to give any j <
Some of the local sweet potato ,
growers associations in the Slate |
have formed a Strt? Federat:on with j
a1 ut 70,000 bushels of sweets for .de
this year. ijg
ADVERTISE IN S
THE SC OUT
"IT WILL MAKE f
Y O U R I C H ' ' 1
I1.5H A YEAR IN ADVANCE I
Written in County
Water Power Fight
arolina-1 enn. Power
( n TV I..J_
VJ1VC1L J UUg"
merit Agai'ist Hiawassse
Power Co.?Will go
to Supreme Court.
Another el aplcr was written in the
story of the water j?owtr fight in
e , ?ujit y : ast Saturday when
u .;j". P. A. McFIroy, -itting in the
ap ity a judge and jury in the land
> : mat ; proceedings of the
ar ol r.a-Ti rov -u 1'ower Company
gainst tli I;: wass.-c River Power
i in favor of the
laintiff in all questions of fact and
aw an>l i turned a judgment of
' I..'J7d far the > 7 acres of land
eld hy th?- i : dant company and
ariou.- ira! vidua!s in what is known
s the Coleman dam a*te basin sevral
miles below Murphy on the Hiaa
ee River. Defendants immediai-ly
gave notice of exceptions to the /
indings of the court botjj as to mo- I
ions and valu.it c allowed on lands I
and the matter will be reviewed be- V
or. the Supreme Court in May. \
T. S. R.oiir.s of A-heville closed \l
he . rgumee.t f??r the C-irolina-Tenn
. Power Company five minutes
efore t<-u o'clock Saturday morning
.nd the Judge, immediately followng.
announced that the motions of
h fondants would he over-ruled and
set eleven-thirty as the hour for anthe
awards mado for the
iir.\ lved. The. taking of evii.-tM-r
was c r.ipli ted late Thursday
liiU-tMoou .aud -arguments in the onsw *
ri Friday nu ning and contiued
: 1 ten oci' ik Saturday morning,
i hour..- thus being occupied.
At t ef the taking
iho ..tiifiiy Thursday night at.foir
i l"' r dismissal of tho
' Tht ' t st w:. !--i;i:? - the
M >' t ?-n th< ground that Mar;in
was d< atl, 1 :t as the Hiawassee
Uiv;" ;'11 r I'.unrary had been bade
i and owned the land,
*h ' -v <1 he motion. The
ecunti motion asked for rht. dismisc.
es on aii : d ground of
I - t ! iv.ii'u! deity and neglect),
the Judge overruled the motion,
the | motion offered by the deIs.rts
a i f.o- the d> missal of
f:. lure to *ro.-ecute. This motion
was a'-o overruled.
Th< \vere eleven different suits,
a-1 h i: ;- heard at the same time inv
" i . t v-1 \v n
in wha: is known as the Coleman
Da in Sit Ba in thai is the basin
near: .Mm ; i;\ . The CarolirfaTcnncs-.
i'ower C. mpany was
plaintiff in every suit and the Hia::
ver i er Company was
cltljvri defendant ?r co-defendant
in em-h action. The various parcels
f ktv.d v.. t. valued as follows by
the court: Hur.suckcr lands, $1,0r?8;
.J h <ton. et. $1,160; H. W.
t :v: m Mary llogers
> I! Ulvcr Power
nv et al m>4; Whitner et
jal, $2,528; Mashbtirn, et al, $2,425;
Fair, cl al. $1,H vassee Kiver
Pow r Company, ts, $22,738;
\V li. - aid wi . $2,337; J.
M. Martin, et al, $1,345.
Th? mi fixe by the judge for
Lhe ca-e in qu- '.i"n was paid over
to the court Tuesday morning.
The case extended over a period
two weeks. The special term of
the Superior C.w-t opened January
Sth and ;he first day was spent in
arguing whether certain cases should
be remanded to the clerk and whether
they shuld be heard before a
jury. Aftoi the court hid stated
that it would remand the last three .
the clerk unless an argument
f<,a-d be reached W whicjj a tela*T
could be had at this trim of court,
counsel for the two companies agreed
on ti e following order:
"It is, by consent, ordered that
laid eleven causes or prwa ?di nga be
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