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The Official Orgai
HE XXXIV. No. 3J.
. dillard s
1ak.es active
, e g ! s l a t o f
es Resume of More.!
>ortant Legislation
r.scrcd and Passed ,f
r.tJ.t/ve Dillnrd, \vh? ha- y
i " ?nod fro RnL-irh. made' j.
a. : ve anil able h'Kidatof.
part in * -me of th fight i
iu t important of state
. -lation and fathered ant! ,,
the passage of several state
II with j. nitmhot* - Ffl
,)f hill strictly county interi-r.
Ar the bills pascd may h* I
merit: ?:. An act t0 provide for
ao a"' . nt\ for jury tax in cim ?
na! ? v. hen the dofendent p!. at!*
U'jilv. . \ id the law in r gard v.
alimy ?o that it will he impos>ib> ,
f?i . Aoman separated from her !k
obtain alimony bef ?r? ^
10 r? ivea n divoice if it can be
;>r . nat -h< is guilty .if certain
:fft mentioned in the art; A
aw r z ?n appropriation for the
r?tabl.>hii>ent of a monumt nt
North ' arolma soldiers who died ^
n th? ' of Vicksburg, at ^
>urtr. Mi-". Among the strictly !oo
ral m isures were: An ?ct mak tig
t unlawful to sell fir0 work in the j,
rojntv, a' law abolishng the m-jr ^
y ! tax: an act abolishing free j,
abor the county roads; the pas*
ure "f certain road legir.lat on d?iicn?
I to make the county the unit
n ' ad building after two y< arx,
n ami ndment t ? the county sch?>< 1
>oaid law making the board * uu- S
Kwe?! f thr e members instead ot
ive and appointing Mrs. \V. Is. ri
of Andrew ; T. T. Johnson,
' 11- House, and J. F. Palmer, of I*
larM.. on the Hoard; and the ab?- 1,
it.on of the Recorder's Court.
! pi
.awtcn McDonald , t
Claimed by Death
Mr. uiwton McDonald, n young j
" i well-know n citizen of Chcrokeo ,
In
I aunty, died at hi* homo at Grondpw
Thnrslay evening. March 8th. ^
rtor an illness of ahout six weeks.
H< leaves a mother, Mrs. T. P.
in
cDonald; four aistprs, Mrs. B.
i*h heart, of Winston-Salem: Mrs. j_.
union Mulkey, also of Winstontlcm;
Mis es Tanimie and Grace
cDonald; four brothers, Estie Mermaid.
of Andrews; Elgin McDon- P!
d. rf Atlanta; and Clingman and T'
oward McDonald, of Murphy and
angingdog. besides a goodly num> M
of relatives and , friends to i Ti
ourn his loss.
Funeral services were hi!d in his
>me Sunday near noon, and his ni
hv wan laid to re?t in the Hane- ! .?
RABlog cemetery*.
luttin Roof On Jail. , k
The brick work on the new jail i
' been practically completed and r
F* ^cek the roof is being put on. ^
steel cells were installed last , p.
Heck. It should not be'a great while ;
H>w before this building can be |
H>mpleted.
K). B. Berrong Parses p,
| Mr. D. B. of M'JT~hy R> w
died the latter part of last week Co
Hter an illness of about two week?. R<
the age of 46 years, I month and op
days. He was a member of the
H- E. Church for thirteen years. p,
!burial services were conducRev.
Stedman and Rev.
n, and the remains laid to
i the Brasstown rem^t^-v.
Berrong was a devoted husloving
father, and friend, and
e greatly missed by all who mJ
leaves an aged father, a wife, pr
children, three brothers ana
asters to mourn his loss.
Ms
i resting sweetly in that homa
ao bright and fair, ^
the atogete he ia waiting for
our confer over there.** j
mt
t of Murphy and Chen
IXTH MONTH ll*
HONOR ROLL
MURPHY SCHOOL L
nt A?
honor: Edwin Brown, B.
lornwull. Geneva Palmer, Ernest
kitk-'ry, Mary Jo Davis, Charlie
ohnson, H. C. Palmer, Lois Sneed. !
jabel Randall. Clyde Townson, and
Robert Weaver. j
Leaders, Cecil Matt -\ 98. tti'.i !
.inthicum and Ralph Randall 96 i
Pupil Riaki!^' the gnat- *t im- I
revt-rr.cnt, II. ( Palmer.
ir?t B?
Fits" honor: James Parker^ Jerry
hividson. and Hat tie Bell : I
Second honor: Mary Witherspooh |
n?i Marion Swaim. i
Leader", Loui-o Walker 98. D:i!?n
King 9?>. and Grace Barnett 9H.
Pupil making the greatest imrovement.
Lewis Loudermilk.
.'a nd Grade?
First h??T r. Ralph Baker. Hadlcy
Williamson, adn .lames Robinson.
Second honor: Walter Anderson,
lury Rrittain, Boyd Cornwall, Orel!
Dockery. M.r?er Fain. Edw.n
iensley, Neil John-on. Hohert l*>vigond.
Jim McC>mbs. David Mer- '
ne>, Ray Moore. Warren Snoed,
ra Carroll. Eutrcna Dewecse. Alice I
ockerv. Icey Graves, Ma, Gulley,
larcell:| Hampton, and Frances
endley.
I eaders, James Robinson 9??. Had
y William.-on Ralph Barker 03. |i
Pupil making the greatest im- t
lavement, Dougla- Smith. K
econd OverflowSecond
honor: Gracey Falls, Henf
Falls, and Willard Garrett. ^
Leaders. To if. in V Coppenger 08,
A 98, and Sne Beth
loyd Ob. 1 1
Pupil mak off the greatest inv
movement.. Willard Garrett,
hird GradeFirst
honor: Thomas Williams,
dna Patton, Margaret Witherspoon a
erlin Hawkins. James Mallonee, ! t
ois Hill, Richard Parker, nnd Net-' A
p Cornweil. $ W & E
Second honor: Arnold Derreher- j (
y, Fannie Deweese, Jack McJunk- 1
, aiul Fletcher Coleman. c
Leaders, Thomas Williamson 99,
dna 1'attun Margaret Wither- u
oon 98. i.
Pupil making the greatest Im*o
cement. Howard Carroll,
hird Overflow?
Fir t honor: Mildred Akin, Annie a
ae Townson, Mary Weaver. Wayne P
ownson and Harry Robinson. V
Second honor: Martha Meroney.
Leaders, Martha Meroney 98, Anc
M. Candler 98, and Mary Weav. "
98
?1
Pupil making the greatest Im- ^
rovement. Mary Weaver. ?
ourth Grade?
First honor: Leonard Hall, Lyto J
lartin, Harry Sword, Granville
atcliff, Vesta Decker, Ruth Malta
ee, Martha Moeser, and Edith
aimer.
Leaders, Martha Moeser 99, Evyn
Warren 98, and Vesta Decker
i.
Pupil making the greatest im- P
rovement, Pauline Taylor. -1*
Pupils failing to make a passing w
ark, Cari Bates, Bart Cope, Nei- in
Hensiey, Mf.ynard MilLap*, ^
>nnie Anderson, Hattie Bell Bish- ^
, Blanche Hartness and Nettie e<
iae. y?
>urth Overflow?
First honor: Ruby Sneed ajid w
?ry Nell Williamson. m
Second honor: Lueile Bamett and
rlojj Lovingood.
Leaders, Mary Nell Williamson 96
iby Sneed 96, and Fannie K. Cole- I
* 9?- p
Pupil making* th? greatest im- '
ovemerrt, Robert McComba. p
rth Grade? in
First, honor: : Noah H'embree.
iry Beweese, and Ella Campeau. m
Second honor: Bill Bayless, Sal- 50
Kate Baker, Bessie Graves, Elo- an
Ph
(CoatiMsj os pags ) set
Cfetc
okee County, and the L
MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA,
NEWS OF
rrr, i-1-?* *?r~" mumma
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1?First photo of Bolshevist tro
ing pl^ne which caused death of two
with France only through third party.
.ADIES' AID PLANS J
TO HOLD BAZAR
The Ladies' Aid Society of the
taptist Church announced today
hat they art. planning to hoid an
luster Bazar on Friday. .March 30, f
icginning at two o'clock. The Baar
will be held in the library buildnu.
The ladies nre planning to
ave many attractive articles for
ale and the public if invited to at- '
d to attend.
Korm an-Da vidson
A wedding of cordial interest to
wide circlg of friends nn North
'arolina and Georgia was that of
frs. Cynthia Elder Korman and
id ward Wells Davidson, in the
trace Methodist Church of Atlani
Friday. March 2nd, at 8 o'clock.
)r. A. J. Shankle performed tho
eremony.
Mis. Davidson is a woman of ungual
personality as well as posesstig
a rare heautv, and is the young ?t
daughter of the late Dr. and
Irs. B. F. Elder.
Mr. Davidso^ is the ?on of Mr.
nd Mrs. E. A. Davidson, of th:s
lace, and of Atlanta. He is a sucessful
young business man of At-,
mta.
Mr. and Mrs. Davidson left Immediately
after the ceremony for
trip to Florid and Cuba. Upon
k?ir return they will be at home to i
hpir many friends at 22 Elmwood
rive, Atlanta.
baptist Church
Announcements For
C I M.?L 1 S
sjunuay f iviai vis *?_r.
i
All members of this church and
le community are invited to the j
?rvices. Dr. Fred Cochran wilt ,
reach at bot^ morning and evening
ervices, 11a. in. and 7 p. m. He
ill preach to Christians in til* i
torr.ing and wil deliver an e van ire* t
stic message at the ^vening serice.
The evening service will be
ipecially for young people, and all
>ung people are invited. ,
The Sunday School at the
Igiitsr hour, and the people are rein
ded that this fine spring season
afld large, efficient and enthusias- <
the time to begin attendance to i
5u?day School and ? Y P. U.'s i
Mr. Noah Lovingood has chargg <
the program at the senior B. Y.
U., which meets at 3 p. m. Dr. i
ichran will talk on some secrets i
the succes? of young people's i
>rk. The Junior B. Y. P. U. i
>ets at 4 p. m- Let all the j
ong people attend th^se services ?
d get acquainted wit^ the special p
ins for the evening preaching t
rvices. a
iliff ??
.eading Newspaper in ti
FRIDAY, MARCH 16. 1923
THE DAY IN
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[immp
W mm* i3TTr.tr *5 /?\
ops epterirg Vladivostok after evacuatio
army officers. 3?Chancellor Cuno dci
LEGION POST ]
PLANS SOCIAL
MEETING FOR 31st
. i
At its regular meeting Monday 1
night, the Joe Miller Eikins Post <
of the American Legion made plans <
for staging a social meeting on the- < t
31st of this mont^ and stimulating c
interest in the rnn-e of the c>: *er-! I
vice men in this county. A pre. >
gram of unusual interest is prom- i
ised hy the committee in charge and 1
, r..a?,.w~ .? ?>? Is ..
the fact that every ex-service man f
has the privilege of bringing his *
wife, sweetheart or sister, or moth- l'
or. Every soldier, sailor, or marinx j v
in the World War in the county > '
invited to be presept this meet*
ing, and those living in this part of
the county are especially urged to !
be present. Detail* of the meeting
w?U be announced later. Tht. committee
in charge of arrangements I t
has announced that refreshment* f
will be provided and that it is ex ?
pected that the meeting will be held Y
in the library building. r
The permanent charter for the ?
local post haa been received. The h
organization of this post was cf- c
fected last fall and a charter np- t?
plied for but it was only received I
a few days ago. Lt is expected that p
the membership of the post can be e
greatly increased in the near future I
rVi?? rhurtor hn? K?o? r??Aiyo^ a
and regular meeting can be held, c
It is said that there are many ex- tl
service men in the county who have v
not yet alligned themselves with any C
post and many of them are expected I
to come into the ona here. This E
organization is to further the inter n
est" and to maintain the rights of V
the men who served in the late wax E
and itf is. therefore, to the advan- s(
tage of all to affiliate themselves Ji
with one of the. post* of the Logio ai
r,
ANDREWS H?GH ?
SCHOOL TO GIVE ..
PLAY HERE ?
M
! T?
A company 01 taientea nigh scnool
girls will (five a play, "A Southern 1
Cinderella"; in the school auditorium
here Friday night. This com- *
pany rave this play in Andrews several
weeks ago, and it received very
favorable comment in the paperr, en
ind is highly praised by Andrew* wi
>enple. One-third of the proceeds Di
rill go to the Murphy school libra-j la:
y fund. It i8 expected that Mur- gT
>hy people wil give their neighbors an
i fine audience Friday night. The all
day wil start at seven-thirty and ro
ha admission charge will be 25c su:
nd 35c. # th<
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?cout
lis Section of Westeri
PICTURES
HUjl
? > fl
n by Japanese. 2?Wreck of bombglares
Germany will make peace
NEW FIRE ALARM
PROVIDED BY CITY
An electric siren has been purchased
by the to\vn counei| t . be
ised as an alarm in the ca-e of 'ire
The- iron has beer: placed at the top
>f two high poles on the back of
Thcrokee Scout lot and so cotineced
that the central telephone office
an jrive the alarm. A system for
nd?ciit!*ST v- *ke to\ru !ii
vhich the fire occurs is beinjr worked
out and will soon he announced.
The plan contemplates that in case
if fire, some resident will telephone
entral the part of town the fire
s located, ami a method of indi
ating this by sound of the siren
. ill be worked out and made pubic
soon.
D:_iL J D???
uiriiiuay rariy
Miss Annie Moorman Candler ?*r-ertnined
a number of her little
riends with a birthday party last
Saturday afternoon at the home of
icr parents on Valley Riv^r Avciue.
As it was raining only indoor
ramea could he played, but thes*
ier little guests enjoyed. A bird
or.test for the little one" proved iner^sting.
In this contest, Virginia
)eweese and Marshall Bell won the
rizes. Following the panics a"d
ontest the fortune cake with nine
ittle candles was cut. lce cream
nd mint* wpr^ served with th*
ake. The guests present were Litle
Misses Mildred Akin. Mary WVaer,
Annie May Townson, Nellie
"ornwell, Woodfin Posey, Virginia
>eweese, Mary Dewoesc. Fannie
>eweese, Edna Patton, Grace Bar-1
ett, Margaret \\ ithcrspoon, Mary
fitherspoon, Lois Hill, Polly Davis,
dith Palmar, Mary Nell William>n,
Sue Beth Lloyd. Ella Campeau,
?ne Cover and Frances Pendleton,
nd Ruth Mallonee. and John David>n,
Mercer Fain. Charles Hann?- |
il Hyatt, J. W. Davidson, dr.. Bill
aylcss, William Thompson, Rich- I
rd Parker, James Mallonee. Mai
ilm McCranie, Wayne Townson, '
arshal Bell. Billy Miller, and Guy
rittain. Misses Lula Fain. Ida M.
ihnson. Annie Moorman's teacher* |
gTe also present.
VORK BEGUN ON |
GEORGIA ItOAD
Wor was begun on the Georgia
id of the Murphy to Atlanta highly
Monday of this week by the
iinn Contracting Company. A
rge force of men were set to work
ading the link between Belleview
d Blairsville. The same company
10 has the contract to surface this
ad and it is understood that the
rface will be put on right behind
e grading.
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ADVERTISE IN
THE SCOUT
"IT WILL MAKE
YOU RICH"
? North Carolina
SI.60 A YEAR IN ADVANCE
HIGH SCHOOL
SELECTS SPEAKERS
FOR DEBATERS
Murphy to Meet Canton
and Waynesville in
Forensic on 30th.
?
Last Friday afternoon at tha
school auditorium the preliminary de
Late for the nui nose of selecting
two debating team* to meet Canton
and Waynesvill High Schools
on the night of March 30th. was
held. There were six students far
th?? contest. Clyde McJunkin, Norcne
Campeau and Bertha Mae Cope upholding
the affirmative of the question:
"Resolved, that Congress
h??uld make provision for the enforcement
of the decisions of the
| Railroad Labor Board," and Maurine
Fain, Charles CI egg and Lucius
Cope defending the negative.
All six speakers dd splendidly,
however, only four can be in the
triangular debate with Canton and
Waynesville. Those* selected by
the judges. Messrs. J. 11. McCall and
Ralph Moody, were Maurine Fain.
Norene Campeau, Lucius Cope and
Charles Clegg. Maurine Fain and
Lucius Cope will go to Canton and
debate against Canton's AffirmaK^
tive team, and Wayncsville's negative
team will conie to Murpfiy and
debate against Norene Campeau and
Charlies Clegg. upholding the arfirmative
of the question stated
above.
The triangular debates. which
will be held all over the state on
the 30th. is the first preliminary in
the annual state-wide high school
debate? which are conducted by the
University of North Carolina. All
high schols joining the High school
Dcbators Union are grouped in triangles.
The school winning both
sides of the debate over the other
two schools in the triangle with
; them are entitled to send their repl
rosentatives to t'hopel Hill to comIpete
for the Ay cock Memorial Cup.
About 2o0 high school enter thts
j content every year and from seven
tv-five to one hundred of these
?iend represeuMtives to the Vniversity
for further preliminaries and
for the final debate.
This is the first time Murphy
; High School has entered the dcbat|
ers union hut our school has two
j very good teams and a good debate
is assured for the 30th.
! AMENDMENTS TO
' BE SUBMITTED
TO THE PEOPLE
The Legislature, before adjourning
last week, voted to submit four
measures to the people as follows!
A constitutional amendment limit|
mg the indebtedness the CSS
contract to seven and one half percent
of its taxable property; second.
a constitutional amendment pro
riding that a{tier onr Legislature
establishes a ainking fund to retire
a - bond issue that no future legislature
can repeal it; the third pro
pojwd *iiicriut??nt strike? from the
constitution the pmvision exempting
a mortgage from taxation up
to $3,000 on a home, and inserts In
lieu thereof a stipulation that on
mortgage* not exceeding $8,000
given for the purchase, bunding or
repair of a home, one half the mortgage
and the property to the extent
of one-half the mortgage shall
be exempt from taxation,, provided
that both property owner and the
mortgage holder reside and pay taxes
in the same county. The fourth
proposal of th* General Assembly
that the voters wil have to decide is %
the issuanoe of $2,.*>00,000 to be
lent on long terms to veterans of
'h0 World War for the purchase of
homes, the maximum of any one
loan to be $3,000.00.
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