CHEROKEE COUNTY 18.813
COUNTY SEAT 2.500
?4$ t mk**
CI.OTIIED IN NATURE'S SCENIC
WONDEK8 IS AN IDEAL
MURPHY, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER !>, 1948
Bulldogs To Play Franklin
In Opening Game Friday
After only two short weeks ol ?
practice. Coach Bill Dulin has an- 1
nounccd that Murphy highs Bull
doc-' first football game will be
against Franklin high on the Mur- j
phy field on Friday evening,
September 10. at 8 o'clock.
The following boys have shown ,
up well in practice, states Coach :
Dulin T. Lovingood, Clore. Dock- |
try. and K. Taylor, tackles; Fricks.
Queen and Harding, guards; Mul
jvt-v and Pendley, center; T. Sim
ond> B Lovingood. R. Deweese. !
. .id s Taylor, at ends; Swain and
K Arrowood. at quarter back; i
Alexander. Thompson, Barton, '
Brandon at half backs; Lloyd Ar
rowood and Bobbie Boling at full
Starting line-up will probably
not be known until game time, with
new boys still reporting this week.
The first game Coach Dulin
said would be full of mistakes. "We
just hope to make fewer than
Franklin." he said. "Murphy Bull
dogs u : 11 look sharp in new uni- '
forms That's the only encourage- '
ment he gave as to the possible I ,
outcome of the game.
Mrs. Thelma Phipps ;
Leases The Regal
Mrs. Thelma Dickey Phipps.
who a year ago sold her lease on
the Rr-:al hotel to the Rev. F.
McConnell Davis, will again as- j
sume management of the hotel ^
\ 1 Monday. She this week bought
the It.iM- from W. J. Blaek. who!
has brr-i operating the hotel for '
the p;t-; month after buying the?*
lease from Mr. Davis.
Mrs Pliipps has been in the j
hotel biiMiiess in Murphy for
jevenii \ears and is well known
throughout this section. i
Mr. and ?in>? * >a will go to I
South (loorgia where they will c
operate . mall hotel. Mr. Black I
?tates that he likes Murphy and t
the people fine and would like c
to stay on here, but he has a physi- 1
cal ailment that he believes will z
improve by living in the warmer s
climate of South Georgia. f
The K. . and Mrs. F. M. Davis J
and children have spent the past t
month in Florida and are now baek ^
Murphy, staying at Mooreland 4
Heights tourist court, until they 1
move soon to a field where Mr. I
Davis will be pastor. ! 5
The Home Demonstration
Schedule for the week of Septem
ber 13 is as follows: Monday,
September 13 Violet, with Mrs.
Lottie Murphy, 10 o'cloek: Tues
day. September 14. Bellview, with
Mrs. Edna Erwin. 1:30 o'clock;
Wednesday, September 15, Postell,
*'ith Mrs. W. A. Brown, 1:30 o'
clock Thursday, September 16,
Peach tree, with Mrs. W. A. Boyd,
130 o'clock; Friday, September
Tomotla. at the School Build
ing. 2 o'clock.
RANGER ? An all-day singing
till be held at Ranger Baptist
church on Sunday. September 19.
Lunch will be served on the ground
TV A Phosphate
Program For Year
\N . B. Collins, farm management
supervisor, Asheville, met recent
ly with the county and area com
mitteemen in the courthouse to ex
plain the T. V. A. phosphate pro
gram for the year ending June
Allocations of phosphate for
Cherokee county were as follows:
lor Unit Farms for the year end- '
ing June 30. 1949. 22 tons of
Triple Superphosphate were al- 1
located. 9ame as last year; 3 Tons
of Fused Tricalcium Phosphate '
were allocated for this year; same
as last year; for the Area Farms
24 tons Calcium Metaphosphatc
were allocated for the coming year
in comparison to 160 tons last year;
30 tons of Fused Tricalcium phos
phate were allocated this year
against 60 tons last year.
Unit farmers will be charged
30 rl of the price of the material
plus transportation as set u by
r. V. A. The cost to area farmers
ivill be as follows: To those farm
?rs who have had only one applica
:ion on an acre the price will be ?
is in the past, freight and hand
ing charges. On acres that have
lad two applications. 50% of the
?ost of the material plus trans
Kirtation will be charged. On
icres that have had three or more
ipplications full price of the phos
phate plus transportation and
landling will be charged.
Since the amount of phosphate
allocated to the county was great
y reduced ii~..'S3 decided by the
'ommittee members to allocate the
>hosphate to the watersheds with
he greatest participation of farm
ers taking part in the program
ast year. Figures by watersheds
ire as listed, with Name of water
ihed. Farms signed up. Number
arms Cooperating year ending
lune 30. 7948; and percent of par
icipation. respectively: Brasstown.
16. 15. 41.6; Martins Creek. 95, 43.
15.4; Peachtree. 78. 31. 39: Marble.
(7. 23. 30; Tomotla. 53. 22, 41.5;
liberty, 42. 8. 19; Postell, 18. 9. 50;
Suit. 42. 12. 28; Hangingdog. 44.
16. 36; Hothouse. 20. 7. 35; Unaka,
>4. 19, 35; Ranger. 49. 18. 37;
>hady Grove, 38. 5. 13; Andrews.
.07, 28. 26; Wolf Creek. 19. 0.
); Beaverdam, 12. 2. 16.
According to records Postell
vatershed comes first with 50%
participation followed by Martins
?reek with 45 percent. These com
nunities will be given the oppor
unity of using the phosphate al
ocated for area farms.
A representative from the Coun
y Agere's office will be in the
3osteli community at Quinn's
Mill, Tuesday, September 14.
rom 9 to 12 for the purpose of
aking orders for this phosphate.
)n Thursday. September 16. the
?epresentative will be at the Mar
ins Creek School from 9 to 12
loon, and at Bob Kings store
rom 1 to 4 in the afternoon.
Further information can be ob
ained from the County Agent's
The Rev. J. Alton Morris an
nounces that his sermon topic at
First Baptist church Sunday morn
ing at 11 o'clock will be. "Have
You Grown Up?", and Sunday eve
ning at 8 o'clock. "The Greater
Life". Sunday School is at 9:45 1
and Training Union at 7 o'clock.
The general meeting of the W.
Xi. S. will be held at 2:30 o'clock
Is Baptist Hour
"Religious Tensions in Europe"
will be the subject of The Baptist
Hour for September 26. with Dr.
Arnold T. Ohrn. Executive Secre
tary of the Baptist World Alliance
as speaker, it is
announced by the
ion of the South
ern Baptist Con
S. F. Lowe, Di
Heard over Sta
tion WSB at
'8:30 A. M. ESTi
flu Baptist Hour
series "cnnst is Lord" will also
feature I)r. Ohm as speaker on
October 3. His subject then will
be "The Christian Message for
tlu World Crisis."
Formerly president of the Bap
tist Theological Seminary, Oslo.
Norway, and past president of the
Baptist Union of Norway. Dr.
Ohrn has recently come to Wash
ington. I). C . to assume his new
duties as Eexecutive Secretary of
tho Baptist World Alliance .
Speakers for the remaining
weeks of The Baptist Hour will
be W. Maxey Jarman. and Dr.
James L. Sullivan, both of Nash
"Good morning, students." were
the words of Supt. H. Bueck as
he addressed the assembly of
teaehers at the pre-sehool meeting
Among the aims and standards
outlined for the present term is
the building of good citizenship.
The friendly advice to the teach- !
ers was that example set is one
of the best methods of attaining
As the meeting progressed the
latest regulations concerning the
school routine were examined. In
structions for the proper use ol'
the school lunch program, rental
textbooks, student attendence rec- 1
ords were given. During the day i
phases of school life that cause >
rough edges to appear were dis- |
eussed so that those difficulties J
will be known and a school pro- 1
gram that better suits the needs j
of the community may be outlin- \
Mrs. C. C. Buchanan Is
Club Speaker Monday
Mrs. c. C Ruchana. librarian at |
Western Carolina Tcachers college. 1
Cullowhce. will Ih' guest speaker
>t the first meeting of the year of
Murphy Woman's club which will
^ held Monday evening at 7:30
"clock in the auditorium of the
^irst Mctho;li*t church. Mrs. Lonzo
fields, president, will preside. I
Mrs Buchanan, having made \
several trips to the United Nations |
Council, will speak on the United |
I Mr>, H Buoek who is chairman I
I lhp Program committee, and
I t?a rnWn ^ ^ department of in
I fniationa! Relation* of the club.
1 to Pres"n! "*e program. She
l?j? "lat program booklets will
I ""Wbuted at the meeting.
Special music will be given and
refreshments will be served follow
ing the program, with the execir
tive board serving as hostesses.
Husbands and friends of club
members are invited to attend
since Mrs. Buchanan's subject will
be of special interest to both men
On Tuesday morning. Mrs.
Buchanan will speak to the high
school on "Preparation for World
Citizenship", at ch;u>< . exercises,
and the public is welcome.
Mrs. Buchanan, a graduate of
Columbia University, has made a
number of trips to Murphy, speak
ing to the Woman's club and to
the Teachers' organizations, and
is no stranger.
Svlva To Re Host
At N. C. Chamber
Meet Next Week
SYLVA ? The annual convention
of the North Carolina Association
of Chamber of Commerce Exec
utives will be held in Sylva Sept. I
12, 13. and 14.
Felix Picklesimer. chairman of I
the arrangement committee here. ?
has announced that plans have
Oeen completed for the event and
that a number of entertainment
features have been worked out for
he pleasure of the visitors. Reser
vations have already been made by
executives from almost every
chamber of commerce in the state.
Invitations have been sent to com
merce executives in Gatlinburg.
Sevierville and Knoxville. Tenn.
Registration will begin at the
Carolina hotel at 2 p. m. Sunday.
Sept. 12. followed by a buffet sup
per at Tatham Sky club. Registra
tion for late arrivals will be at 9
a. m. Monday. All hotel, tourist
home and tourist court space in
the immediate vicinity will be utili
zed to care for visitors to the three
The general convention sessions
will be held at Ritz theater Mon
day morning from 9 to 12 o'clock
with Frank A. Pierson. vice-presi
dent of the association, presiding.
The Rev. W. Q. Grigg will give the
opening invocation, which will be
followed by a welcome by Mayor
Jack Allison. President Harry J.
Krusz. of Winston-Salem, will re
A number of outstanding speak
ers have been secured for the con
vention. Following are the names
of some who already made reser
vations and who will speak: George
C. Franklin of Raleigh. Frank
Shaw of Atlanta. Ga.. Ed. H. Cher
ry of Atlanta, Col. George W. Gil
lette of Wilmington, Dr. Sylvester
j Green, editoi ? Th?? Durham Mer
it Id. Arthur M. Jones of Asheville.
John H. Farrell of Wilmington.
Robert S. Echols of Black Moun
tain. Robert Lowe of Morehead
City. John S. Patterson of Greens
boro. Floyd F. Kay of Charlotte.
William G. Bobbitt of Rocky Mount
and Flora Ann Lee of Winston
Following a banquet at the Alli
son annex of Sylva Methodist
church Monday night, a square
dance will be held at the commu
nity building, at which time the
Bryson City Chamber of Commerce
will present the Smoky Mountain
square dance team in an exhibi
tion which will also see the Sylva
American Legion dance team per
form. Music will be furnished
through the courtesy of the
Waynesville Chamber of Com
merce. which has secured the Soco
Gap string band.
After a business session at the
community building Tuesday morn
ing. a motorcade will form for a
trip to the Cherokee Indian res
ervation where a special entertain
ment program is planned. A wel
come address will be given by
Chief Bradley and entertainment
will be provided by Cherokee In
Following luncheon at the In
dian reservation, a second motor
I cade will form for a trip to the
I Great Smoky Mountain- National
I park, where chamber t commerce
i executives from N'orth Carolina
I and Tennessee will hold a business j
STILI.. CAPTURED ? Shown above is the 150 gallon liquor still
captured recently by Deputies H. H. Davidson, left, and Pete Staleup,
right. Lloyd Birehfield and Claude Smith were arrested when the
capture was made and arc bound over to court for illegal possession
and manufacturing of liquor.
More Than 4,000 Enrolled
In Schools Of The County
To Speak Tuesday
D?\ D. J. Whitener of Boone,
district Governor of District 31-A
.?! Lions International, will be
uuest speaker at meeting of Mur
phy Lions club next Tuesday eve
ning at 6:30 at First Methodist
church. Guests from Robbinsville
and Hayesville clubs will be pres
Given To Murphy
One hundred and five dollars has
been added to the previously an
nounced $1653 for the Murphy
school band. The total now stands
:?t $1758. the following contribu
tions having come in during the
A Friend 25.00
Safety Cabs 25.00
Mr. and Mrs. R. V.
Also, the following instruments
have been donated: Flute, Mrs. O.
K. Erhart: trumpet, W. S. Dickey:
saxaphone. W. A. Sherrill; tuber.
Mr. and Mrs. .1 W. Davidson: and
loaned: trombone. VVinslow Mclver.
To Farmers For
Forty tons of Calnitro, a 20 1 2
percent nitrogen top-dressing ma
terial. will be available for sale at
a fair price to any farmer who
wants to use it for winter grazing
crops this year. It has been arrang
ed for the nitrogen to be sold by
K. E. Stiles produce Company^ here.
The distributors and manufac
turers are interested in demon
strating for educational purposes
the value of using nitrogen fertili
I zer on winter grazing. This pro
ject has met the approval of the
North Carolina Extension Service.
In order to assure that this nitro
gen will be used only for winter
grazing crops, arrangements have
been made for the County Agents'
office to approve all sales.
Any farmer who wants to buy
<ome of this nitrogen should first
sign an application form at the
county agents' office.
The county agents recommend
winter grazing as the cheapest
source of feed. Established stands
of Ladino Clover with orchard
grass or fescue will provide graz
ing throughout most of the winter
if properly fertilized. A good
temporary winter grazing crop will
be obtained if the following mix
ture is seeded before September
20. 1 bushel Barley. 1 bushel oats.
1 bushel rye. 15 lbs. rye grass,
and 15 lbs. crimson clover.
Winter grazing crops should be
fertilized with 400-500 lbs. of 6-8
<> o. 4-10-6 fertilizer and 300-40(1
pounds of calnitro. or equivalent.
Picnic In Honor
IIIWASSEE DAM? Members of|
the Hiwassee Dam Future Home- 1
maker's Chapter entertained the I
school faculty at a picnic supper i
Friday, at the parking lot below
I the dam. The menu was as fol
I lows: chicken salad, potato salad,
i to; iatoes. slaw, pickles, candied ,
s.voet potatoes, rolls, cupcakes, cof
fee and iced tea.
At the previous meeting a sur
prise slower was given for the
chapter adviser. Mrs. Marion Jones
Wilson, at the home of the chapter
mother, Mrs. W. T. Gibson.
County Ten To
Beer And Wine
In the final analysis of the
votes on August 31 in the beer
and wine election, the Cherokee
County Board of Elections found
the following to be the correct
totals: For beer, 440; against
bcei, 4781; for wine. 411; against
j wine. 4348, giving more than a
ten-to-one victory for the dry
The election results have not
I yet been certified by the Board
| of Elections because of a re
j straining order which is to be
i heard by Judge Iloyle Sink in
| Ciraham county court Friday
| afternoon at 2 o'clock.
For Year Named
At Board Meeting
A meeting of the executive com
mittee of the Parent-Teachers' As
sociation was held on last Wednes
day evening at the home of the
president, Mrs. W. A. Hoover, for
the purpose of appointing commit
tee chairmen and workers for the
The first meeting of the P.-T. A.
will be held on the fourth Monday
of September at 7:30 P. M. in the
auditorium of the school.
The following committee chair
men and workers were appointed:
Membership ? Mrs. H. G. Elkins,
chairman; Mrs. -jP G. Ivie. Mrs.
R. W. Easlev. Jr.
Program ? Mrs. Martha Davis
and Mrs. Buel Adams, co-chairman.
Room representative ? Mrs. Ed.
Ways and Means ? Mrs. John L.
Savage and Miss Emily Sword, co
chairmen; Mrs. Ray Paul Jones.
Mrs. Don Gentry.
Welfare ? M r s. Harry Miller,
chairman; Mrs. Ben Vaught, Mrs.
Music ? Mrs. Wm. Penny and
Miss Virginia Wolfe, co-chairmen.
Hospitality ? Mrs. Mabel Mas
sey. chairman: Mrs. Ben Palmer.
P. T. A. Magazine ? Mrs. Glenn
Publicity ? Miss A d d i e Mae
Constitution and By-laws ? Dr.
Dean Folger, chairman.
Founders' Day ? Mrs. Lonzo
Devotional ? Mrs. Joe Hamilton,
Attendance ? Mrs. Emily David
son. chairman; Mrs. Sam Kaye,
Mrs. Hayes Leatherwood. Jr., Mrs.
Additional workers will be nam
ed and notified by the committee
Ice cream and cake were serv
ed to the following at the close of
the meeting: Mr. and Mrs. H. G.
Elkins. Mr. and Mrs. Robert V.
Weaver. Mr and Mrs. Merle Davis,
H. Bueck. Dr. W. A. Hoover, and
GOES TO TEXAS
Miss Beth Whitaker of Andrews
left Tuesday for Abilene, Texas,
? for an extended visit.
?v More than 4.000 boys and girls
trekked back to the classrooms of
the schools in Cherokee county
during the past few days. A total
ol approximately 4,353 have been
In the Andrews school unit, the
enrollment thus far has been 1,227;
in the Murphy unit, 1,326: and the
Cherokee county unit, more than
At Andrews, there are 197 en
rolled in the high school; 850 in
the elementary: 25 in the Negro
school: and 155 at Marble.
At Murphy, there are 353 enroll
ed in the high school; 898 in the
elementary schools; and 75 in the
Figures for the individual
schools in the county unit have
not yet been received at the of
fice of the superintendent, but it
is thought that the enrollment
will go far beyond the 1,800 mark.
Mrs. Margaret LeMay Mauney,
visiiting teacher and attendance of
ficer. has been visiting the schools
during the past week and ascertain
ing the names of boys and girls
who should be in school under the
compulsory attendance law and
will be contacting them at an
early date. She urges parents to
go ahead and send their children
to school now so that they will
? have the benefit of the entire
I school year, and not to wait for
| legal action to be taken to get
I them enrolled and attending regu
| Form Organization
I Poultrym#n interested in hatch
I ing egg production met at the
Cherokee County Courthouse re
cently and organized the Cherokee
County Hatching Egg Producers
association. Officers elected were:
j Dcvero Martin, president; Bert
Smith, vice-president; and M. S.
I Patton. secretary.
| C. F. Parrish. Extension Poul
try Specialist, and representatives
of the N. C. Department of Agri
culture were present. These poul
try authorities gave some informa
, tion on the business of producing
j hatching eggs.
| These eggs produced for the
hatcheries command a premium
j price considerably higher than
I commercial eggs Among the farm
j ers attending the meeting were
twelve who will have this year a
I total of over 6.000 hens producing
| hatching eggs.
"Christ the Only Answer" is the
subject announced by the Rev. T.
G. Tate for his sermon Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock at the Pres
byterian church. Sunday school
meets at 10 a. m. and Youth Fel
lowship at 6:30 p. m.
A Bible school is being held at
Ebcnezer Baptist church this week
by Miss Ruth Bagwell, association
al missionary. She is being assist
ed dby Mrs. Ralph Kephart.
To Speak Here
Dr. Robert A. Dyer, who was a
missionary to Japan for several
years and was imprisoned in Japan i
for about three years, and is now i
a member of the faculty of Gard
ner-Webb college. Boiling Springs,
will be the guest speaker at a
[ meeting to be held at First Baptist
j church, Murphy, on Tuesday eve
; ning. September 21.
The meeting has been planned
! by the Rev. J. C. Pipes of Ashe-,
| ville, who is asking all pastobs and
? Sunday School superintendents of
the W. X. C. Association to come
together for a dinner meeting and
discussion at 6:30 that evening, in
the basement of the church.
Dr. Dyer will speak at a public
meeting at 7:30 o'clock in the
auditorium of the church.
In regard to Dr. Dyer's mes
sage. Mr. Pipes says: "He has one
of fthe greatest messages I have
! ever heard from any missionary.
You will be glad all your life
j that you heard him and it will
: help you to get a vision of our
mission work all over the world."