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EIRE PREVENTION WEEK
OCTOBER 3 - 9
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Ml RPHY, NORTH CAROLINA, THI'RSDAV. SEPT. 30. 1!UX
EIGH1 PAGES THIS WEEK
Town Takes Steps To Improve Sanitary Conditions
Big Air Show Planned For Sunday, October lOth
Fine Exhibits Are
Feature Of Fair
T!u' ill st annual Cherokee coun
ty I air sponsored by the Chero
k,, County Mutual Fair Associa
tion Inc . an organization of farm
tr9\ fjH?ned its gates to the public
Tut (I. afternoon. Large crowds
haw been attending daily.
y bits in the two exhibit halls
were judged Tuesday morning and
vis; ! ?>: s were admitted at 3 o'
clock in the afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. H. B. McNabb of
Suit won first prize of $50 on the
gen* ?1 farm exhibit; Mr. and Mrs.
Guv Suit and family of Postell
won sreond prize, of $30; and
Dev. : ? > Martin of Unaka won third
;>ri/( <?! $20.
In the home demonstration club
exhibit first prize went to Mar
tin'* C reek club; second prize to
Peac.Vrei club; third prize to
Km, fourth prize to Bell view
?nd filth prize to Violet.
Ti.. North Carolina Division of
lore and Parks won first place
in ? educational exhibit; Mur
:m> <( hool won second place:
\rU ; Farmers Training pro
gram bird. Mrs. II. D Akin's
jnu-.. iMipils* exhibit fourth, and
t.u' \m . rican Legion fifth.
T - a large showing of both
iu wers and potted plants.
.Mi: i interest is being shown in
> c display prepafivl r
ision of Mrs. ('. S. Freel
A A's and Mrs. B. W. Whit
Murphy. A public vote is
iMi on the choice of roses.
T u rokee county handicraft
outstanding; home pro
?'- pantry supplies. house
s and clothing are at
w< re arranged by A. Q
K<' " eid John Wrinn, county
' in -its. Mack Patton in charge
<? !>.. 4-U club work, and Miss
?l.in i inwell. home agent, assist
^ ')> ? ? m mi t tees.
Jim 'i4 of dairy cattle, beef
1 '''!? * sheep and poultry will
, >.lay 'Thursday) at 10 o'
dajf Will be school day
school children will be
idnut j free.
Coon Returns To
| M/Sgt. Ken R Coon, who was
| transferred to Franklin recently,
i by request has been returned to
Murphy to have charge of the
local army recruiting station which
serves Cherokee. Clay and Gra
ham counties. He will be in the
office at the courthouse in Murphy
Monday through Friday each week
or the time being.
Sergeant Coon has moved, his
lamily back to the county, and
they are making their home at
! Martins Creek.
SPEAKS AT I AIR? Kerr Scott.
I )emocivt ie nominee for Governor,
vlio visited this eounty Tuesday,
speaking at Andrews and Murphy.
He visited the Cherokee eounty
lair in Murphy and *poke briefly
to a large group assembled there.
eommended the progress of
the farmers participating in the
f'lir and said that all farmers of
this section could take their work
as an example and increase their
production and improve their
living standards Ho pointed out
some of the projects he expects to
undertake if elected Governor in
the November election, such as
improvement of rural roads
Mrs. Hunter Guest Speaker
On "The Home" At P.T.A.
Mu parent-Teachers' as
? i' had as guest speaker at
meeting of tte sdiool
w\ir \' . lay evening Mrs. 11. T.
Hum ?i WCTC. Cuiiowhce. She l
" ttl her subject, "The Home
thi source of the Spiritual Life
tf a l hi lei", statins that a P.-T. A.
fxist - i : the benefit of the child
one home. "Parents, day
K'houi tellers and Sunday School
?each. -x <hould 1k* active members
of the ! -T. A.," she said.
"t'li nen need the loving, tend
the father in the home.
Mothers should not turn over to a
nursc the responsibility for rear
ms her children. Much of a per
>-n' \ -.ucccss in life depends upon
toe 1 1 1st six years, which should
'f'* confidence, affection, whole
Jonte attention, in developing
Wlysically. mentAlly, spiritually,
lim poise and social graces
moral life of the child should
^ emph:isi/od. teaching him hon- ,
i selfishness and spiritual
wan where he is today be
1:1 1 ?' - ability t<> solve prob*
W have failed in our ef
or*s properly rear children it'
I not teach them the simple
I of the Great Teacher, the low
I v ene she concluded.
Ij. Hunter wis pimwited by j
I ,, \ lam s, v, ho, u ith Mrs.
I 1 1 - Yi as in c harge ot t he
I JJj i H LeMay llauaey
I A officer, commended the
P.-T. A. for its efforts in securing
! an officer to prevent truancy
' iimoni; the children of the county.
She stated that she is visiting all
I the schools ot the county and en
I t-ouraging many parents to get
I 'heir children started to school.
! Parental indifference is our
I greatest handicap." she said, "but
I we are making progress and meet
ing the difficulties that exist "
Mr. W. A Hoover, president.
I presided. She opened the meet
ing with the singin? of " Vmerica"
by the group, following which the
Hew J. Alton Morris conducted the
devotional. New teachers were j
recognized. H. CI Elkins reported i
that the association had a balance I
of $21.50 in the treasur> Mrs. II I
(J. Elkins reported that there I
were 171 members last year and j
announced that new memberships
I would be accepted Monday night.
Reports were heard from the fol- j
j lowing committee- Mrs. Buel
I Adams, program Mrs. Ed Brumby,
room representative: Mrs. Harry
Miller, welfare: Miss Virginia
' Wolfe, band: Mrs. .1 I. Savage,
| ways and means: hospitality. Mrs
Wade Masscy: P T \ magazine,
: Mix Glenn Bates: and Legislative.
I).* Dean Folger
At the conclusion of the program
refreshments were served by Mrs. 1
Mabel Massey and Mrs Ben Pal- j
Mrs. Hunter was guest of Mr. I
:.r?d Mrs. II. Bueck while in Mur- |
In Effect For j
As a step to improve the sani- (
( tary conditions in Murphy and to
prevent diseases caused from un
cleanliness, the Town of Murphy
! as passed an ordinance requir
ing improved sewer disposal sys- '
Every orison owning property j
within the city limits, which
property adjoins a street or alley i
.long which there is a sanitary
sewer line within 200 feet and !
water line within 300 feet must
make an approved water and sewer (
connection with houses thereon.
On such property no person will
he allowed to use or operate a
or1 vy cesspool, or septic tank, and
ro one may occupy any house or
building for human habitation after |
he water has been cut off. except
lor repairs temporarily. In lieu of
ii public sewer connection, a septic
.ink approved by the State Board
of Health may be installed. |
No one may build or remodel
<n> structure for human habita
tion or occupancy which is not
provided with water-carried scwer
; gc facilities. j
\o water or plumbing fixtures
may be installed nor connected
w'thout a plumbing permit.
Any one violating the above
r rovisions will be guilty of a(
misdemeanor and subject to a fine
t S") to $50 for each offense, to 30
d. ys in jail. Each day's violation
thereafter shall constitute a separ
.1 ?? and distinct offense.
Amount To $2117
The Murphy School hand
fund has now reached a total
of of which $100 was
added this week. Contributions
this week were as follows:
Murphy Motor Court and
Anne Shields $25.90 j
Ml. and Mrs. W. C.
hi. and Mrs. Marry
Miller 15. ft
West's Texaco Station 15.00
Paul B. Owen by 10. Of
A friend ? M
Crisp's Studio 3.00
Peoples' Cafe 1.00
| Mr. and Mrs. John Edward I
Mill? oi Springfield. Ohio, were
j killed in an automobile accident I
' September 26, in Springfield.
Mrs. Mills, age 17, is survived
j l?y her father. Leslie Pigg: her j
foster mother, Mrs. Leslie Pigg;
two brothers, Homer Pigg of Ore
I gon. and Russell Pigg of Spring
1 fiela. Ohio: one sister. Miss Thel
I ma Pigg of Springfield. Ohio.
Mr. Mills, age 24, is survived by
i his parents. Mr. and Mrs. G. R.
j Mills of Murphy: four brothers,
Clifton of Murphy. Ernest of
Springfield. Ohio. Leonard of
Murphy. Henry of Monroe; and j
four sisters, Mrs. Rowena Robh of j
Cincinnati. Ohio. Mrs Ha/el j
'?'ora of Springfield. Ohio. Mrs.
Susie Trull of Monroe. Mrs. Grace
Reed of Covington. Ky
A double funeral service was
held at White church at Hanging
do.' (in Thursday "today at 2:30
with the Rev. W P. Elliot officiat
ing Townson funeral home was
1 Budget Sundav ,
| For $24,738
Murphy Baptist < 'mr< h on Sun
lay morninu adopt i I a budget for
[ 524.738.72 for the church year
1 Of this i nount. approxi
mately 2~> per cnit or S4 330.72
; will be given to missions, includ
ing the Cooperat <? program, as
>ociational missions Baptist orph
pnage. communit; missions, and
ministers' retirement The sum
?f $19,808 is set up for local ex
Included in the local expense
budget are: Salai s of pastor,
minister of music and education, !
and janitor: fuel. I it and water.,
insurance, literature .md periodi
cals. repairs, evangelistic assist
ance. bulletins. commtions. enter
tainment. equipment. Christian
| education and other miscellaneous
CONSECRATED The Rev
Matthew George llenry. formerly
>f Charlotte, who was consecrated
M-ird Bishop of the Diocese of
Western North Carolina in a color
fill and traditional sorvL-t? in Ashe- I
v ? I ! i* Wednesday. The service
<*as attended by Sister Virginia I
Hetherington of Murphy.
To Be Held At
The first annual air show will
bo held at Andrews-Murphy Air
Park on Sunday. October 10 begin
ning at 1:30 P. M.
Edgar A. Wood. Jr . Manager of
the airport, has secured the ser
vices of professional show pilots
to provide top-notch entertain
ment lor the occasion.
The schedule of events will run
the gamut from the amusing antics
of a ground-skimming comedy stunt
? licr to the suspense of a 10,000
foot delayed parachute jump.
Sandwiched between are acts that
include acrobatics with a smoke
screen, wing walking, a low alti
tude parachute jump, and the
transfer of a stunt man from the
iop of an auto to a plane and back
A special feature will be an
airplane taking off and landing
from the top of a speeding automo
bile An additional attraction will
be the presence of a giant Douglas
DC-3 airliner. This twinengined.
21 -passenger ship will carry pas
angers on scenic flights, and will
be the largest plane yet to visit
the local field. Numerous visiting
airplanes are expected for the oc
Sponsoring organizations include
i he following Andrews civic clubs
American L e % i o n. Konn:?heeta
clut. Junior Woman's club. Cham
ber of Commerce. Rotary club, and
NCEA members of the . Andrews
Net proceeds from ticket sales
will go Into a fund for lighting the
Andrews Athletic Field. Th< air
4 how is the first in a series of
community entertainments to be
. pon sored by \ndrews civic group*
'i a drive to raise enough money
mi* an adequate lighting installa
In Safety Cab
Charlie Beal and Fosey Thrasli
rr of Murphy were arrested Mon
day for the illegal possession and
transportation of liquor. The ar
rest was made by Patrolman Lee
'?ance and Deputy Tom Graham,
when Beal and Thrasher were
caught in the Peaehtree community
with 12" gallons of liquor in a
Safety cab that Lance said Beal
was driving. They are bound over
under bond to superior court for
trial on November 8.
K S. Burnett, forest fire ward
in. states that beginning on Octo
ber 1. permits must be secured
by farmers who have brush to
burn. He advises farmers to burn
their brush early this fall, in
order to avoid the strong winds of
the colder months.
Mr. Burnett last week attended
a school at Hiwassee Dam on for
? st fire management and received
instruction on the two-way radio
which possibly will be installed
in this county next year for forest
Graveside services were Meld
Saturday at 5 p. m. for the infant
son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert V
Williams. The Rev. T. G. Tate of
ficiated. and burial was in Sunset
cemetery with Townson funeral
home in charge.
Surviving besides the parent <
are the maternal grandparents.
Dr. and Mrs. R. S. Parker of Mur
| phy and the paternal grandparents,
j Mr. and Mrs. Williams of Copper
I hill, Tenn.
Beer And Wine
After December 15
The Rev. William B. Penny left
Monday morning for High Point
to attend the Annual Methodist
Conference at Wesley Memorial
church. Bishop Costen J. Ilarrell
.;r presiding bishop at the confer
Mrs. Penny and children left
with Mr. Penny for Forest City,
where they will be with Mrs. Pen
ny's mother. Mrs. C). G. Jones
until Thursday. September 30.
From there they will go to High
Point for the remainder of the con
ference. They plan to visit friends
?here from Saturday. October 2.
until Thursday. October 7. They
will also spend a few days at Heileg
Villa. Carolina Beach, visiting
TO CONI>l < T SERVICE
J. H. Hampton will have charge
1 ?f prayer service at First Methodist
! hunch on next Wednesday eve
I n'?ng a t7:30, in the absence of the
SPEAKS HERE ? Gm M Pritch
ord of Asheville, Republican candi
date for Governor of North :
Carolina, who will speak at the
courthouse in Murphy Saturday i
afternoon at 2 o'clock.
The restraining order prohibit
I iing the Cherokee county Board of
I Elections from certifying the re
sults of the August 31 beer and
wine election held in this county
was dismissed by Judge H. Hoyle
Sink Wednesday afternoon when
he was presiding over superior
court in Haywood county.
With the restraining order dis
missed. beer and wine are outlaw
ed in this county in conformity
with results of the election when
the people voted against the sale
of beer and wine by almost an
eleven to one majority.
The judge gave licensed deal
ers until December 15 to dispose
of tneir stocks now on hand.
Representing the dry forces in
this county were Attorneys J. B.
Gray and C. E. Hyde. Roy Francis
of Waynesville represented the
To Be Imposed
By The Town
Murphy town council has adopt
ed an ordinance levying privilege
licenses upon business establish
ments in the Town of Murphy, in
keeping with the plans used in
other cities of the state, to add
revenue to the treasury A few
months ago the council made plans
to install parking meters as a
revenue producer, but were peti
tionee! by business people of the
town not to install them The
privilege licenses are in lieu of
the parking meters, states City
Attorney C E. Hyde.
Privilege licenses will be for fis
cal year beginning June 1 and
"ruling May 31 annually. The taxes
!un from $2 50 to $200. depending
upon the type of business and
amount of income received.
Miss Frances Outler of Atlanta
visited her mother. Mrs. J M.
Outler. here over the week-end.
Red Cross First Aid Course
Starts Monday At Hiwassee
Russell C. Nicholson, new speei
! . ! field representative for Safety
Services in Western North Carolina
I'or American Red Cross, will con
duct a 30-hour first aid instruc
tor training course for the Chero
kee County Chapter of American
Red Cross, at Hiwassee Dam .
beginning October 4 and extend- J
ing through October 15.
Classes will be held daily Mon
day through Friday both weeks |
' from 1:30 to 4.30 at the school
, building John Rebak is serving i
I as First Aid chairman at Hiwassee
Oam for the chapter and is mak- 1
mg arrangements for the course. |
, It is expected that between 25 1
and 30 people will be enrolled.
Mr. Nicholson, who is from j
' Raleigh, was named special field i
representative for Safety Services. I
Southeastern Area. American Red j
Cross, on September 1. 1948. and :
i assigned to Western North ?aro- j
Mr Nicholson has had several i
j years previous experience as a |
volunteer and professional Red |
, Cross worker. He was a volunteer |
Water Safety instructor in 193(J
! and in 1941. In 1937 he conduct
ed a summer program for the Wake
County chapter, and from Novem
! her, 1937 to May. 1941. was direc
j tor of Safety Services. Atlanta.
( . . i h . After five yean ?>t
. ctive duty in the Navy. Mr.
Nieh:?Ui?n returned to the Atlanta
( haptci as Safety Services direc
or until assuming his present
While in the Navy, lie served as
Welfare and Recreational Officer,
first at the Naval Air Station,
Miami. Fla . and later at the Naval
Operating Base. Dutch Harbor,
Ala*ka: also in the United States
Naval Advance Base Personnel
Depot San Bruno. California.
Then, he was Welfare and Recrea
tional Officer for 'Operation
Crossroads'. the atomic bomb ex
periment at Bikini.
After his release from active
duty with the rank of Lieutenant
Commander, he was chief of speci
.1 sen-ices at the Veterans' Ad
ministration Hospital. Montgomery.
Ala.. September, 1946 to Novem
He attended school in Raleigh,
tnd was graduated with a B. S.
degree in Education from North
Carolina State College, where he
was a member of the football
team, the Red Cross Life Saving
Corps and the Monogram Club.
\fter graduation, he taught school
and coached the Junior football
team and swimming team at Hugh
Morson High School. Raleigh, for
?\ short time.