OI.UMfc 58 ? Nl'MBEK 42. MURPHY^ NORTH CAROLINA, Till ItSDAY. MAY 6, 1948. EIGHT PAGES TH
F. W. Hubbell Dies
After Long Illness
K ishcr Wakeman Hubbell 75. son
ot the late Stephen and Hannah
\ her Hubbell of Des Moines
j ;i died at his home here at
](??;<() o'clock Wednesday morning
it--, an illness of four months.
mi and reared in Des Moines,
i was educated at Duke Univer
. in Des Moines, and came
Mniih when quite a youth.
lie was married to Miss Nina
,\\:ey of Murphy on October 26.
and came to Murphy in
He had been a member of
|)( Congregational church since a
n ,'U man. He was district mana
of the Western North Carolina
V. ual Liffe Insurance Company
ol Omaha, Neb., and was active
until a few months ago.
Funeral services will be con
ducted at the First Methodist
church here Friday afternoon at
3 o'clock, with the Rev. W. B.
Penny, the Rev. J. Alton Morris.
;,iul the Rev. T. G. Tate officiat
ing Music will be furnished by
the choir, and Mrs. Hadley Dick
ey will sing "Crossing the Bar" as
a solo. Burial will be in Sunset
Active pallbearers will be: Fred
Johnson, Creed and Glenn Bates, .
Sheridan and Hadley Dickey, Carl )
Dobbs, John Davidson, and Tom !
Honorary pallbearers will be: j
D- B. W. Whitfield, Dr. F. V.
Tay!or, Dr. Harry Miller, Dr.
Gcoi c W. Plonk. Dr. E. E. Smith.
I) K S Parker. Dr. W. M Maun
? (\ W. Savage, R. C. Mattox.
i V Carringer, J. A. Richard
Fred Christopher, Neil Sneed.
.? H Gray, Tom Evans Jr.. Willard
mhI Joe Axley, Duke Whitley. Ed
.Moore. Fred Bates. Paul Hyatt. E.
.! Darnell E. L. Townson, E. E
S' Jerry Davidson, Howard
.M >'Jy. Jim Green. B. B. Cornwell.
S, John Brittain, Dale Lee, Har
( il llatehett. Frank Crawford
frank Koisyln, Robert Weaver,
Roy Wells. Ross Lovingood, Ed
si mist ill. Porter Axley, Max and \
Fred Swaim. Willard Cooper, R
1) Chandler, L. E. Bayless, R. G.
Alexander and J. W. Franklin.
Surviving are the widow; one
(-;<ughtc;'. Mrs. W. E. Bennett of
Moberly Mo.; a sister, Mrs. Mame
Hubbell Greene, Winslow, Ark.; a
i ephew. Stephen Hubbell Houser
< t Winslow.
Leaders To Have
On June 1-19
A joint training camp and train
in;-* conference for State recrea
tional leaders will take placc at
Camp Sherwood Forest in Crab
Creek State Park from June
13-19, according to Tom Morse.
Superintendent of State Parks.
The joint session, including the
Camp Leaders and Counselors
I'i .lining Camp and the Playground
Leaders and Summer Workers
training Conference, will be spon
sored by the N. C. Division of
Forestry and Parks and the N. C.
The teaching staff will be made
up of experts from the State Board
of Health, North Carolina State
College, the North Carolina Rec
reation Commission, the Depart
ment of Conservation and Develop
and other public and private
agencies. Reservations may be
made by writing to Thomas W.
Morse, Superintendent of State
Parks, Box 2719, Raleigh. NC
Morse urges interested persons to
Jjet reservations in as early as
possible so as to be assured ac
comodations at the camp.
At Club Meeting
By June Thompson
The Marble 4-H club met recent
ly with Fred West, president,
Presiding. Speaking on the pro
I Rram were Mack Patton and Mr.
I I'hillips Miss Carolyn Smith talk
I et> to the girls about dressmaking
I and '?'owed films of girls who had
I p",erwi U>e state dress review. Mr.
I ""lips made a picture at the club
I The Andrews Wildcats captured
i their third straight victory in base
ball over the Murphy Bulldogs by
| taking a 9 to 2 decision here
i Wednesday afternoon. Both hurl
I t rs had a perfect game going into
' the sixth inning. Brendle was on
the mound for Murphy and Harold
Rogers did the duties for Andrews
Scdre by innings:
Andrews 200 004 102?9 7 3
! Murphy 000 000 200?2 4 3
| Rogers and Tathem: Brendle and
To Be Friday
The body of Pfc. A. J. Roberson,
son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Rober
son of Culberson, arrived in Mur
phy Wednesday afternoon, from
overseas where he was killed in
the European theatre of action
during World War II.
Funeral arrangements are in
complete. but are tentatively set j
for 2 o'clock Friday afternoon, at
Macedonia Baptist church.
Survivors include the widow.
Mrs. Virginia McClure Roberson.
lii.s parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. 11
Roberson; two brothers, Wayne of
Culberson. Walter of Swepson
ville.. two sisters, Mrs. Donald!
Hyatt, and Mrs. Clemson Mason |
Townson funeral home is in |
charge of arrangements.
Honors At WCTC
The following Hiwassee Dam
high school students were chosen J
to represent their school in the
Field Day at Western Carolina
Teachers College, Cullowhee:
Anna Belle Keenum, ^loise Dock
cry. Monteen Allen, H. C. Allen,
Marie Williamson, Opal Crain.
Jean Kilpatrick, Robert Stiles,
Lois Allen, Rebecca Morgan, Mary
Sue Martin, and Jean Hawkins.
Of the twelve students entered,
six won honors: Jean Kilpatrick.
1st place handiworks and 1st place
intermediate algebra: Jean Hawk
ins, 2nd place handiworks; Opal
Craine, 2nd place dress: Monteen
Allen. 2nd place essay writing: H.
C. Allen. 1st place current affairs
test: and Marie Williamson. 3rd
place elementary french.
The Home Demonstration club
meetings through May 17 include:
Postcll. Wednesday. May 12. 1:30
o'clock, with Mrs. J. A. Allen:
Slow Creek. Thursday. May 13
T30 o'clock, with Mrs. Arthur
Barnett: Bellview. Thursday, May
13, 1:30 o'clock, with Mrs. J. B.
Hall: Sunny Point. Friday. May 14.
1:30 o'clock, with Miss Julia Rice;
Upper Peaehtree, Monday, May 17.
1:30 o'clock, with Mrs. Calvin
Lunsford; Unaka. Monday, May 17.
1:30 o'clock with Mrs. Rosie Davis.
The general demonstration for
the month of May will be on "Past
ries and Desserts.''
On Tuesday, May 18, the home
sgents will join the group of west
ern home agents in Asheville for
a tour of the U. S. Experiment
Station, ,at Beltsville, Maryland
The agents will return on May 23.
GIRL SCOUTS ENTERTAIN
HIWASSEE DAM? Members of
Girls Scout troop No. 1 entertain
ed friends and members of their
troop at a scavenger hunt and
weiner roast Thursday April 29 at
the Hiwassee Dam picnic area.
Those in the group winning the
prize were: Duck Reid, Lucille
Stiles, Guy Bryson and Charlene
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TWO STATE HIGHWAY PATROLMEN, Charles Elam Galloway. 29. and Joe Bob Davis. 22. died in
the wreckage of this trainer plane at the Murphy-Andrews airport Monday afternoon. The craft came
down in a rye patch about 200 feet off the runway.
Sneed Reelected Mayor; Five
New Councilmen Named
The members of the Future
Farmers of America Chapter of
Murphy High School sent two
team* to the livestock judging
contest at Waynesville, Saturday.
May 8. The members of the dairy
cattle team were fortunate in
being able to take first place and
lire now eligible to compete in the
district contest to be conducted at
Statesvillc, May 8.
Last week's contest at Waynes
ville was sponsored by the Nanta
hala Federation of FFA Chapters
composed of all high school agri
cultural departments west of
Buncombe County. Next week's
district contest will be a run-off of
all federation winners within the
territory west of Statesvillc. The
district winners will be eligible to
compete in the State competition
in Raleigh. June 14.
The members of Murphy High
School's winning team are J. B
Hall. Sherman Hampton and Dick
Funeral Held For
D. L. Arrowood
David LaFayette Arrowood 87.
died at the home of his son, John
Arrowood at Peachtree Sunday at
Funeral services were conduct
ed Monday at 2 p. m. at Tomotla
Methodist church, with the Rev
James Truett officiating. Burial
was in the church cemetery, with
Ivie funeral home in charge.
Surviving are three sons. John
and Harve of Murphy Route 1.
G. W. Arrowood of Andrews: two
daughters. Miss Edna Arrowood.
Murphy, Route 1. and Mrs Maggie
Rogers, Marble. Route 1
Dies At Age 107
"Uncle Spence" Perry, 'colored)
who was said to be 107 years of
age, died at his home in Tcxana
Funeral services were held at
Texana Baptist church Tuesday af
ternoon, with burial in the church
"Uncle Spence'' worked for the
late Mrs. Nettie Dickey at the
Dickey hotel for many years, and
has been a familiar figure on the
streets here for many years.
He is survived by three sons
and three daughters, and a num
ber of grandchildren.
WILD FLOWER CHOSEN
HIWASSEE DAM? Girl Scout
Troop No. 3 met Wednesday, April
28 in the Homemaking Dept.
Geraldine Henry presided over the
business meeting. The group chose
the wild flowers finder badge and
started work on it by taking a
walk to hunt wild flowers.
?' Neil Sneed was re-elected mayor t
in the niuniciple election here
Tuesday, with a vote of 364. de
feating his opponent. Arden Davis
' R>. who received 249 votes. Ap
proximately 692 votes were cast,
and counting continued until near- j
!y 1 o'clock.
J. W. Franklin R?. commission- j
er, led the ticket with 461 votes.
The other high men on the ticket i
were: .J N. Hill. (D) with 370 1
votes: Ed Brumby ? L> ) with 368;
Joe Hamilton 1 D) with 336: Rich
ard Howell. K? with 328: and W
I). King < D> with 324.
The two tickets were as fol
lows: Mayor. Neil Sneed <D) 364:
commissioners: Ed Brumby. <D>
:-.68: J. W. Franklin. R) 461; W.
I). King. <D' 324: Roy Lovingood,
? R) 21)9: Ben Palmer. I)? 315: E.
K Stiles. <R> 169.
Mayor. Arden Davis. <R> 249;
commissioners: J. W. Franklin. <R>
461; Joe Hamilton. 'D? 336:
Richard Howell, <R> 328: J. N. Hill.
D) 370; E. L. Townson. <R) 274:
Tom Palmer, <D> 283.
MISS CORN WELL RETURNS
Miss Mary Corn well has return
ed from her home in Hartsville,
Tenn.. after being with her father,
who is ill for several weeks.
To Hold Series
Of Services At
Ranger Next Week
A scries of services will be
held at Kanger Baptist church next
week. The Rev. W. T. Truett will
preach Sunday night. The Rev.
J. Alton Morris of Murphy will
preach Monday night: the Rev. YV
13. Penny of Murphy. Tuesday
night; the Rev. Fred Stiles.
Wednesday night; the Rev. F Mc
Connell Davis. Thursday night; the
Rev. j . ^ . Stansberry. Fritldy night
and the Rev. Calvin Thompson.
Singers from this area are in
vited to attend and assist with the
The Rev. T. CI. Tato will preach
Sunday morning at 11 o'clock at
the Presbyterian church on "The
Portrait of a Model Mother.
Sunday School will convene at
Regional B. T. U.
Baptist Training Union members I
from the Western region will as
sembly at Sylva Baptist church
Friday afternoon for a two-day
regional convention. The program
opens at 2:55 p. m.
Mrs. T. Earl Ogg of Andrews
will play quiet music as the pro
tram starts. The Rev. B. S. Hens
ley of Scotts Creek will conduct
the devotional, following which the
Rev. C. M. Warren of Sylva will
welcome the guests. Talks on
"Christ in a Great Training Union
J Program" will be given by the
j following. Miss Lucile Mulkey,
? Robbinsville; Dr. A. J. HeadricK.
Murphy; a representative from
Scotts Creek; Sanford Smith.
Macon county; and Miss Mildred
Cowan, Webster. The adult scrip
ture reading contest will be led by
Mrs. Clay Rogers. Hayesville.
Everett White of Franklin will
speak on. "Making the Most of
this Convention". The Rev. Mark
Osborne. Cullowhee. will bring the
afternoon message, on the sub
ject. "Following Christ in My
Social and Recreational Activi
On Friday evening at 6:55 the
program will again be opened with
quiet music by Mrs. Ogg. The Rev.
L. P. Smith of Hayesville will con
duct the devotional. Conferences
for the departments will be led by:
Mrs. C. E. Parker. Franklin; Miss
Ruth Miller, Raleigh; Mrs. Ogg; I
Andrews; and the Rev. J. Alton
Morris. Murphy. The young peo
ple's better speakers' tournament
will be led by Mrs. C. M. Warren
of Sylva. Talks on Fruitland and
Seaside assemblies will be made by
Harvey T. Gibson, state Training
Union director, Raleigh. A social
period will be held at the close of
the evening program.
On Saturday morning the Rev
C. E. Parker of Franklin will con
duct the devotional. Mrs. Carl
West of Andrews will lead the
intermediate sword drill. The Rev
C. M. Warren \tfill lead an open
forum on "A Fully Graded Train
ing Union for a Fully Fnlisted
Church". Mr Gibson will speak
on "Training North Carolina Bap
tists to Follow Christ". Miss Mildr
ed Whitfield of Murphy will lead
the junior memory work tourna
ment. Dr. Benjamin C. Fisher ol
Gardner-Webb College will speak
on, "Decisions for Christ closing
with a dedication service.
On Saturday afternoon the Rev.
W. L. Sorrels of Macon, Ga . will
conduct the devotional. Reports of
committees will be heard, and the
Rev. S. L. Lamm of Bryson City
will speak on, "Following Christ
in Missions". A hymn festival will
be led by the Rev. Mark Osborne,
and the installation service con
ducted by the Rev. J. Alton Mor
ris, regional pastor advisor.
Announcement of winners of the
1 tournaments will be the closing
I feature. The meeting will adjourn
| at 3.10 p. m.
Two Men Killed
In Plane Crash
Thy Murphy Mountaineers play
host to the red hot Elberton, Ga.
nine here Saturday night and
Sunday and from all prediction
those games will be about the
best of the season. The Mountain
eers will be seeking their fourth
straight victory and will have
Hunt on the mound for Saturday
night's clash. Game time is 8 o'
The second game will be played
Sunday at 2:30 and Pittman, a '
newcomer will probably be on the
mound for the Mountaineers. Pitt
man was with the Aragon Mills
nine and is a knuckle or slow ball
Wednesday and Thursday the
Mountaineers will engage the
Sylva American Legion team.
Wednesday's game will be played
on Sylva's own diamond while
Thursday's clash is scheduled for
P. o'clock at Murphy Atheletic
The Murphy Bulldogs will
tiavel to Andrews to battle Coach
Wade Lunsford's Wildcats and this
should be a good game as the
Bulldogs have improved and will
bo after revenge for two previous
lickings. Coach R. R. 'Dick) Yow
has not named a starter for his
The Petrie hospital here receiv
ed SOTO from Duke Endowment's
benefactions to North Carolina and
South Carolina hospitals and
orphanages last week. The bene
factions have been increased to
$728,430 April 27 when the board
of trustees in monthly sesson in
Charlotte contributed an addition
al $54. 140 to 24 hospitals in two
states including Petrie hospital.
The announcement lor the trus
tees. of which G. G. Ellen of New
York is chairman, said that these
24 institutions had been unable to
complete their applications for as
sistance when the board mot a
month ago in New York.
Hospitals whose applications
were approved April 27, besides
Petrie hospital include: Asheville
Mission hospital. S3. 723; C. .1 Har
ris Community hospital. Sylva.
SI 08; and Transylvania Commun
ity hospital, Brevard, $154.
Army Reserve Officers in North
Carolina are being sent question
naires concerning their willingness
to return to active duty if the
draft law is passed, according to
Colonel Norman McNeill, Com
manding Officer of the North i
Carolina Military District.
? The Questionnaires are being
sent out for information purposes i
only, and should not be interpret- 1
ed in any way as a recall to duty",
Colonel McNeill said. |
Information requested includes
whether the Reservist is willing to
return to service; if so, for how
long; and if foreign service is
The questionnaire also includes
a request for information on how
many hours, per week, the Reserve
Officer could spend in "at home"
training, and in what phases of
Army life training is desired.
A nation-wide project, the ques
tionnaires arc being sent out in
other states by the Military Dist
ricts of the other states.
"The letters were sent by regis
tered mail to insure each of the
5,000 Reserve officers in North
Carolina receiving this question
naire," Colonel McNeill explained.
S> Charles Elam Galloway,
29, and Joe Bob Davis, 22,
were killed Monday afternoon at
2:10 o'clock when the trainer plane
which they were flying crashed at
the Murphy-Andrews airport near
here. The plane crashed after
?oing into a spin about 100 feet
I nbove the ground during a take
Davis an airport attendant said,
was in the front seat of the plane
and was believed to have been
piloting it at the time of the acci
dent. Both victims were navy
veterans and Galloway was known
to have had a private pilot's lic
ense. Davis, whose home was at
Webster, Jaekson county, had been
stationed here for only a few
months. Galloway had been sta
tioned at Murphy, for more than
Representatives of the Civil
Aeronautics authority arrived late
Monday from both Atlanta, Ga?
jnd Nashville, Tenn., for investiga
tion of the crash.
The plane, an airport attendant
said, stalled in a steep turn about
100 feet above the ground and
then went into a spin, nosediv
ing into the earth. The craft, a PT
22 Ryan, two-passenger former
army trainer, was owned by Mel
vin Crisp of Murphy. It had been
in operation a number of times
within the past few days. The
craft landed In a rye patch about
200 yards off the runway. Both
bodies, badly mutilated, were tak
en to Ivie Funeral home.
Funeral services were held
Wednesday morning at 10 o clock
at the First Baptist church for
Charles Elam Galloway, 29. who
was killed Monday in an airplane
cash at the Andrews-Murphy air
port. The Rev. .1. Alton Morns of
Th" .-hoir sung "f Will Take
Care of You ",, and * te Rev. F. M.
Davis sang as a solo, "Abide With
Twenty North Carolina State
highway patrolmen served as ac
tive and honorary pallbearers.
Three Georgia State highway pa
trolmen also were present.
After the funeral, the body was
taken by lvie funeral home to
Mi. Moriah Baptist church near
Brevard for a second service. In
tirment was in Lewis Memorial
park at Asheville.
lie is survived by the widow,
the former Miss Inez Tomberlin
ef Asheville; a five-year-old son,
Tommy: the parents, Mr. and Mrs.
K. R. Galloway of Rossman; three
bisters. Mrs Riley Cleveland of
Vnion. Miss., Miss Madrie Gallo
way a senior at Western Carolina
Teachers college, Cullowhee, and
Miss Jovhenell Galloway, a senior
at Rossman high school; three
brothers. Scott of Brevard and Bill
;.nd Roscoc of the home.
Young Davis was a graduate of
Webstei high school in Jackson
county and attended the Univers
ity of North Carolina and West
ern Carolina Teachers college. He
served in the naval air corps for
a period of 23 months, being a
pilot. He was stationed on Guam
for six months. His initial station
with the state highway patrol was
Canton, being transferred to An
drews last November.
Surviving are the parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Don Davis of Webster;
i two brothers, Nathan of the U. S.
army, stationed in Oklahoma, and
I Thomas Ed. of the home and two
sisters Miss Evelyn Davis, student
j at Woman's college at Greensboro,
and Grace, of the home.
Funeral arrangements for Davis
are incomplete. His body was tak
i en to Sylva Monday night by
| Moody Funeral home.
TWO LAKES CLUB
HIWASSEE DAM ? Members of
the Two Lakes Recreation club
held a picnic meeting Monday May
j 3 at the Hiwassee Picnic area
Wei ners and drinks were provided
and members brought different
dishes. A business meeting was
held later at the PSO buildii*.
Mr. and Mrs. Buddy Dickey of
Knoxville spent the week-end with
his mother, Mrs. Lelia Dickey.