CHEROKEE COUNTY 18,813
COUNTY SEAT 2,500
CLOTHED IN NATURE'S SCENIC
WONDERS IS AN IDEAL
VOL1 Ml 59 ? NUMBER 7.
MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER !, 1948
TWELVE PAGES THIS WEEK
HEAD CRUSADE FOR CHILDREN? S h o w n
above are women in the district who met recently
in Waynesville to discuss and organize for the Cru
sade for Children that is now being conducted under
th. sponsorship of the North Carolina Federated
Women's Clubs. Mrs. T. A. Case of Murphy is
district chairman. Those in the picture are. left
to rixht: Mrs. Rufus L. Allen. Waynesville: Mrs. M
H Fi rguson. Waynesville: Mrs. Woody Hampton,
Sylva Miss Polly Hicks, Andrews: Mrs C E. Brown.
Jr. Clyde Mrs Dan Hooper, Sylva: Mrs. T Green
lee Tate. Murphy; Mrs. Harold Wells Murphy; Mrs.
Clifford Harrell, Canton; Mrs. Roger Dillard, Sylva;
Mrs. Harold Hansen. Canton Mrs True B Curly."
national representative: Mrs Jean Bennett Warren.
Bryson City; Mrs. T. A. Case. Murphy; Mrs. John
Worth McDevitt. Cy)lowhee; Mrs. Henry Trotter,
Jr.. Andrews: Mrs. R V Sutton. Sylva; Mrs. Kelly
Bennett. Bryson City. Mrs. Lester Conley. Franklin;
Mrs. Noble W. Garrett, Mrs. W Frank Kinsey, Jr..
Waynesville. ? Photo by Ingram's Studio. Waynes
Crusade For Children
Continues This Month
Mrs. Harold Wells, chairman of
the Crusade For Children in this '
county, has announced that the
campaign will end on the 30th of
Th? quota for the county is j
SI. MS Of that amount. Murphy's!
quota in $748 and that of An
drew- $400. Murphy has collected
$450 of $748, and Andrews has
collected $200 of its quota of $400.
Mrs. Henry Trotter. Jr., is
chairman for Andrews, and Miss
Mary Cornwell and her home
demonstration clubs are solicit
ing in the rural areas.
Mrs. Wells states that she hopes
this county will raise the entire
To Visit Andrews,
Murphy Sept. 14-22
KAI.KUIH ? The Mechanical ?
lns;u >n Division of the Depart
ment it Motor Vehicles announces (
toda\ that a change has been made
in the schedule for Lane No. 1 to
covi-; Cherokee. Clay. Graham.
Macon. Swain. Haywood. Transy
lvania and Jackson Counties.
The schedule was changed in
order to allow the lane to visit
Andrew >. alter numerous requests
from motorists in that area.
Proently operating in Bryson
City the lane will be there through
September 6 and will move with
Rohhinsville ? Sept. 8-11; An
drew Sept. 14-15: Murphy ?
Sept 17-22: Hayesville? Sept 24
29; Waynesville ? Oct. 1.
Regulations set up by the De- i
part men t specified that all vehicles!
of the models up to and including
1936 and models 1947 and 1948
had to be inspected by August 31.
Beginning with Sept. 1 and con
tinuing through September 30. ve- ,
hides of the year models 1937
and l!>4<; must be inspected.
Gene B Andress. a ministerial
student at Bob Jones University,
from Birmingham, Ala., will preach
at Episcopal Church of the Mes
siah here Sunday morning at 11
0 clock using as his subject:
Atom Splitting Man ? What is
In the discussion he will
answer these questions. What is
man'.' What is his state? What
Caused It? What is Your destiny?
and What is Your hope as a man?"
Sister Virginia Hetherington an
nouncos that Sunday School wilL
* held at 10 a. m.
Church School at First Methodist
church will open at 9:45 a. m. with
the general superintendent. VV. D.
King, in charge. The Youth Fellow
ship group will have a special pro
gram for their division at this
At the 11 o'clock worship ser
vice. *'Life Enlistment Sunday."
will be observed. The minister, the
Rev. Wm. B. Penny, will bring a
special message to youth, relating
to the significance of the occasion
The subject of the sermon is.
"Volunteers For God's Kingdom
And Its Work."
At the 7:30 evening service, the
Murphy Area Leadership Training
School will officially open, with
a message on China, by the Rev.
J. Clay Madison, minister. First
Methodist Church. Hickory. There
will be special music at this ser
vice. as well as at the morning
service. Following Mr. Madison's
message, the class periods of the
Training School will begin im
Dr. Tavlor Has
Dr. F. V. Taylor states that many
people have asked him where his
office is located since he leased
the hospital. He says that he did
not lease his office and is still
located at the same place, in
Murphy General hospital.
Potatoes are now off the ration
list in Britian.
Officers Capture Still And
Large Amount Liquor, Beer
'"go liquor still? 150 gallon
m?!ty~Wa? captured Sunday
,ie^ln- "" C"ker Crock, by Depu
te " Davidson and Pete Stal
Smith Vd Hirchfio,d and Claude
Vlth .|.W,':o arrested and charged
(>Sal Possession and manu
bounrt"? ?f li<|uor They were
over to superior court un
der $500 bond each.
Captured along with the still
were 15 gallons of liquor and ap
proximately 2.500 gallons of beer,
according to Deputy Davidson.
The still was one of the largest
ever captured in this county. It
was operated with an oil burner
and was made of heavy copper.
HEN DERSON V I LLE ? With
some hundreds of thousands of
real apples hanging on trees and
some hundred of variegated, select
ed pippins dressed -or-else for the
occasion, this capital of North
Carolina's apple orchard country
intends to make history with its
five-day Apple Harvest Festival
September 2 through 6.
It starts with a square dance ?
professionals inside. Thursday
night. Sept. 2. at 8:00 competing
Tor the "Southern .Mountain Best
Dancing" title and a free trip
And it ends. Monday night all
nijfht. Sept. 6 ? everybody, his
brother and cousins, out in Hender
sonville's main street Bascom
Lamar I.unsford will judge the
teams, help pick the Apple liar
vest Queen and plans to shake a
foot and a fiddle in the street.
Mutual Network's Queen for a
Day ", selected on August 30th's
program, will help grace all events
from Friday through Monday j
ASHEVILLE ? The Marine Corps
Recruiting Office. Room 12 Post
Office Building. Asheville. is now
accepting applications from young J
men eighteen years of age for one ,
vear enlistments. Young men who I
are interested in serving with tin
Marine Corps should write or con
tact one of the recruiters at the
above address. USMC
Mrs. Ada Martin
Taken At Age 71
Mrs. Ada Donaldson Martin. 7!
died at her home at Martins
Creek Saturday at 4:30 p. m. after
a long illness. She was a member:
of a orominent Cherokee county (
Funeral services were held ues
day. Burial was in the church
cemetery with Townson funeral
home in charge.
Surviving are six daughters.
Mrs. Vesta Carringer. Mrs. Bob
Chapman. Mrs. Arzo Hughes. Mrs.
Bryan Chastain all of Murphy.
Mrs. O. J. West of Turtletown.
Tenn.. and Mrs. Ernest Jackson of
Blairsville, Ga. one son Verlin
Martin of Enks; two brothers. John
Donaldson of Palice. Texas and
Will Donaldson of Andrew- s le
had been a member of the Bap
tist church since childhood.
BODY TO ARRIVE
The body of Pfc. James K Mor
gan. son of Mr. and Mrs W. J.
Morgan of Culberson, who was
killed in service, will arrive at
Townson funeral home on Sep
tember 7. His funeral will be heid
on Thursday, September 9. at 10
a. m . at Mt. Pleasant Baptist
Black shank is taking a heavy
toll of tobacco in Jones County.
County Votes Over 9 To 1
Against Beer And Wine
Cherokee county citizens voted '?
overwhelmingly against the sale of
wine and beer, more than nine to
one. in the county-wide election
The total number of votes cast
follow: For the legal sale of wine
409; against the legal sale of wine .
4,139: for the legal sale of beer |
495; against the legal sale of beer'
4.22U j |
By precincts the votes were as
Andrews: South ward. For wine
32. against wine 434; for beer 57, j
against beer 427; north ward, for
wine 30. against wine 412: for
beer 37. against beer 421
Murphy: South ward, for wine
92. against wine 381; for beer 99. j
against beer 376; north ward, for
wine 76, against wine 400; for j
beer 85. against beer 388
Burnt Meeting House: for wine
2. against wine 225: for beer 1,
against beer 226. j
Peachtree: for wine 25. against
wine 312: for beer 26. against beer j
Brasstown: against wine 172; !
against beer 172. I
Culberson: for wine 10. against
wine 101; for beer 12. against beer
Hot House: for wine 2. against
wine 172; for beer 4: against beer i
Liberty: for wine 2. against wine (
165; for beer 2: against beer 164
Shoal Creek: against wine 190; ]
for beer 97: against beer 189
Vest for wine 13. for beer 10. j
against beer 98. \
Long Ridge: against wine 61:
n gainst beer 61. I
Tomotla: for wine 5, against :
wine 172. for beer 2. t .A beer \
Topton; for wine 72. against
wine 63: for beer 73. against beer
Unaka: for wine 1. against wine
108; for beer 1, against beer 108 '
Upper Beaverdam: for wine 1.
against wine 83: against beer 84.
Boiling Springs: for wine 5.
against wine 38: for beer 4. against
beer 39. 1
Hangingdog: ior wine 1. against (
Ebenezer: for beer 3. against 1
beer 54. 1
Ogreeta: for wine 4. against (
wine 54: for beer 6. against beer :
Grape Creek: against wine 62 1
against beer 62.
Marble: for wine 10. against 1
wine 296; for beer 7. against beer
Walker School House: for wine '
6. against wine 184; for beer 6. 1
against beer 183.
A restraining order against the 1
election has been filed, and a
hearing is set for September 10 l
In Robbinsville before Superior :
Court Judge Hovle Sink. Results
of the election cannot be certified '
by the Board of Elections until the !
hearing is heard.
DRIVING WITH OCFfCTIVf JTCfR*
1NG-0?AK?VO1??ER %AITTV COKTROlS
fRfOUfNT INSPECTION ANO ADJUST*
MtNT O* 4TTCRIN0 OfM, BKAKfS.
and otnr? SArrnr o?vice?
L\ Day, assistant cashier of Citi
zens Bank and Trust Company. An
drews. is shown above holding
his catch ol a 32-pound fish taken
From Fontana Lake. He says the
fish is hard to hold, to say noth
ing of bringing him in from the
Fishing at Murphy on Hiwassee
lake has been good in recent days.
Several local fishermen have re
ported nice catches.
Miss Wolfe To
And Church Music
Miss Virginia Ruth Wolfe. Direc
tor of Music in the City Schools
:>f Murphy, for the year 1948 ?
?9. who is a Methodist, has been
?mployed by the First Methodist
Church of Murphy, to be Minister
;>f Music, for the year 1948 ? 49
She will take over her duties in
both the Schools and the Church,
Miss Wolfe, is a recent graduate
in music at Peabody College.
Nashville. Tenn. Her father is dean
jf Music in Peabody College: her
mother is teacher of voice, and
piano in the same college.
She comes to Murphy highly
recommended and well qualified.
School Band Fund
The Murphy School band fund
has now reached a total of $1653.
i?f which $235 was added this
week. A baseball game Tuesday
pvening between Murphy and
Isabella netted $78. The other
rant ri buttons this week were as
B. C. Moore $25 GO
A Friend 25.00
Dickey Chevrolet Co. 25.00
Murphy Hardware Co. 25.00
\ Friend 25 00
Mr. and Mrs. J. Alton
Owen by Mfg. Co. 10.00
D. N. Snecd 5.00
A Friend 5.00
R. T. Sylvester 2.00
Has Bible School j
A Vacation Bible School is in ?
progress at Boiling Springs Bap- '
list church this week, with Miss'
Ruth Bagwell, associational mis
sionary, as principal. She also is
teaching the intermediates. Other
leaders are: Primary. Mrs. Ruth
Dockery: Junior, Mrs. Mary Davis;
and Adult, Wayne Abernathy.
Dr. Marvin Nathan
Is Health Officer
Dr Marvin M Nathan of Augus-4
ta. Ga . has accepted the position
as district health officer for the j
with headquarters in Murphy, and
began his work Monday of this
Dr. Nathan is a graduate of the
University of Georgia with a B. S.
degree; the University School of
Medicine with a M. D. degree, and
did his intern work at the Univer
sity hospital. Augusta.
For the past few months, the
new health officer has been doing
public health work with the De
partment of Public Health of Mis
sissippi, with his headquarters in
Tupelo. Prior to that he was in
the army for four years, serving
at several points in the United
Dr. Nathan is married and they
have one son. Franklin J., who is
three years old Mrs. Nathan and
son will move here when a home
has been located.
The Rev. J. Alton Morris will
preach on. "Living for Things
Eternal" at the Sunday morning
service at 11 o'clock at First Bap
tist church. He will preach on.
"The Compelling Cunst" at the
evening service at 8 o'clock.
Sunday School will be held at
9:43 o'clock and Training Union
at 7 o'clock.
The usual Saturday night sing
ing will be held on September 4
at the school building. Amateur
night also will be featured. It is
open to all who desire to partici
Dr. Boyd Hunt
?'Christ Is Lord'' is the theme
of THE BAPTIST HOUR, to be
heard over 71 stations at 8:30 A. M.
EST or 7:30 A M. CST each Sun
day of September and October.
Dr. W Boyd Hunt of Houston,
Texas, opens the nine week series
on September 5th. with the sub
ject "Wages Without Work."' it
was announced today by the Radio
Commission of the Southern Bap
tist Convention. Atlanta, S. F.
Lowe. Director. Dr. Hunt, pastor
of the First Baptist Church, Hous
ton, will also be heard the two
succeeding Sundays in September
on "No Security Without Invest
ment.'' and ''Determine Your
Other speakers in the series will
be Dr. Arnold T. Ohrn. Executive
Secretary of the Baptist World Al
liance. Washington. D. C ; Mr.
Maxey Jarman. Chairman. General
Shoe Corporation. Nashville. Ten
nessee, and Dr. James L. Sullivan,
pastor, Belmont Heights Baptist
Church. Nashville, Tennessee.
The Baptist Hour Choir direct
ed by John D. Hoffman, will fur
nish music for the series, with
Frank Willingham at the organ.
The programs are produced and
directed by Jack R. Robertson,
Associate Director of the Radio
The Baptist Hour may be heard
here over radio station WSB.
Cotton exports to Europe under
the Marshall Plan are moving
Unaka Church To
Unaka Baptist church will hold
a homecoming on Sunday. Septem
ber 12, beginning at 9:30 a. m..
with a singing and praise period.
The Rev W. H. Graham will wel
come the guest.
At 10:00 the Rev. J. B. Moss
will speak; at 10:15. the Rev. Jim
Tructt: at 10:30, J. B. Gray: at
10 45. C. E. Hyde: at 11:00. Thos.
H Crawford. Blue Ridge. Ga.:
11:15. Rev. Mr. Lunsford; and at
11:30, Rev. Mr. Davis. Tellico
Dinner will be served on the
grounds at 12:00 noon.
The Rev. J. Alton Morris will
speak at 1:00. and this will be fol
lowed by singing. Singers from
Liberty and Suit are expected.
George Crawford is in charge
of the program.
Leadership Training School
To Be At Methodist Church
i in* murpny nrea iramiug
School will begin at First Metho
dist Church, Murphy. Sunday
night. September 5th. at 7:30 p
m. and will continue at the same I
hour each evening through Wed
Courses and instructors are as
"Teaching Children In The j
Church." Miss Kate Crowell.
Charlotte. This course is for par
ents of children and for all teach
ers of nursery, kindergarten, pri
mary and junior children.
*'The Methodist Youth Fellow
ship." Miss Nell Webb. Salisbury.
This course is for all young
people between the ages of 15 ?
23 years and all adult officers and
teachers who work with these
young people during the morning
or evening session of the Youth
The New Testament In The
Life Of Day." Rev. J. Clay Madi
son. Minister, First Church. Hick
This is an enrichment Bible
v. ourse i or oiucers, teacners, mem
bers oi adult classes and the gener
al membership of the church.
At this opening assembly per
iod. at 7:30 Sunday evening the
Rev. J. Clay Madison, will bring
a brief message on China. He has
recently visited the far east and
is well prepared to speak on this
subject and the relation of Chris
tianity to it today.
Class periods will be held Sun
day evening from 7:50 to 9:30. On
! Monday and Tuesday: from 7:30
j to 8:20. will be Class periods, from
8:20 to 8:40. Worship and Fellow
ship: and on Wednesday, from
7:30 to 9:00. Class Sessions, and
at 9:10 Closing Assembly.
Pastors and their charges who
j are participating are:
} Andrews. Rev. C. C. Washam;
Hayesvillc, Rev. F R. Davis; Hia
wassee, Rev. W. A. Cook: Murphy
Circuit. Rev. C. A. Smith; Rob
binsville. Rev. W. T. Medlin, Jr.;
Shooting Creek. Rev. R. L. Poin
dextcr; and First Church. Murphy,
Rev. W. B Penny.