Air Show Attracts
Bj IS1IAM B. HUDSON '
I \M)KK\VS ? An estimated
I .. uf four thousand people
? .scd the Air Show which
, at i 30 o'clock Sunday after
y the Andrews-Murphy air
i'he feats of daring by the
airmen held at bay and in
'.rnazemeiit the throng for a pro
r?ar,i that lasted three hours, with
a dull moment. It would be
hard it say which act of the show
wa. mi>*t daring, and all the
?ili-tators would not agree on this.
Hui the delayed jump from an
altitude of 10.000 feet in which a
human body was seen to plummet
toward the ground for fifteen
breathless seconds before the
parachute was seen to open would
probably get the vote from most of
I hose present.
The Air Show as a whole was a
great success in every respect. The
entertainment was first class, the
attendance was all that could be
hoped, and an 'deal fall day for an
?jr show was the fortune of the
All ticket holders have not at
this writing reported, but it seems
dear that at M $700 will be
, , Zed to apply on the lighting of
the Andrews ath 'ic field.
In addition to t .e entertainment
rom Chart ?? e and Hender
sonville with thei?* planes, there
were 23 visiting represent
( ..." tnooga a riot t e, Hen
lie sylva Franklin, Cop
1 Ga tonia There were
five planes whose home
base was not determined.
Robert Heaton announced the
a public address system
lirport by the Robbins
viiu \ < 'ican 1 region post Bob
did an excellent j<?i> ;it this, and
bang an expert airman he did
not allov anyone b miss any <>i
? ? inu&'al, and
ou o ordinal^ lor Dying.
The various ticket -sellers, repre
entin a the oivie clubs of the
town a splendid job of selling.
A 2ooi' ;ob of advertising was done.
The fine -.how paid oft Doubtless
scmetiai next summer or fall
... will be staged here
Too .cli credit cannot be given
to I Vood Sr for his tireless
d for a large financial
outlax supply Murphy and An
drews with modern and adequate
Edg.i Wood. Jr.. and Bob Hea
perienced airmen have
collab ted in a marked degree to
make 1 it- airport here not only ?
none in t his region, but |
the air|>ort here is one of the finest ,
inity of this size to be
the country. The field
more than adequate for
Douglass airliner DC-3
with 20-passenger capacity to
Thr Rev. J Alton Morris of
Murph\ was elected president of
the Cherokee County Ministerial
association at the dinner meeting
hold Monday at 12:30 p. m. at
*"?rracf hotel, Andrews.
The Rev .1. C. Lime of Andrews,
was elected vice-president: and the
Re\ W B. Penny of Murphy,
Thosv- presents included the
Revs. Morris. Lime. Penny, C. C.
Washam. T. G. Tate, and R. E.
I McClure of Asheville.
The next meeting will be held
on November 9 in Murphy, and
wives of the ministers will be in
The Nantahala area Girl Scout |
??uncil will meet at Cherokee I
I !ndian school on Saturday at 2
"clock to discuss plans for the
-ear The entire adult membership
'^Presenting 20 troops in Cherokee,
\ lay. Macon and Swain counties
| lS Opposed to attend. Mrs. Giles
ver of Andrews is president of
*,rs H. L. Phillips of Robbins
Ule was in Murphy last Friday.
50 Attend Group
Approximately 50 persons attend
ed the Group Conference of the
Women of the Presbyterian church
Women from Andrews. Bryson
City, Franklin. Hayesville and
Murphy attended, with a number
of Presbyterial officers from Ashe
ville, and other points.
Mrs. R. H. Foard, chairman, pre
sided. Committees which-report
ed at the afternoon session were
Mrs. J. Ward Long of Franklin
was elected chairman to succeed
The Hayesville Women of the
Church invited the Conference to
be held there next year.
Lunch was served by the Mur
phy Women in the new Education
al building. The church, dining
room and tables were beautifully
decorated with autumn leaves.
Lnd fall flowers, and a fruit-filled |
pumpkin, with sprays of ivy trail
ing from it. adorned the central
In Milk Production
Notla Helen's Henrietta led the
Cherokee-Clay Dairy Herd inspec
tion association in milk production
for September with a record ot
53.2 pounds of 4 4' milk per da>
gi>ing her a total of J.596 pounds
iilV? una "-2 pounds of fat for
?he month. A "Stablemate." Xotli'
Magnolia produced 48 2 pounds oi
milk daily for a 1.446 pounds oi
milk and (>2.2 pounds of fat total
lor the month.
Lillian, a grade Jersey of the E
A. Wood herd, led the association
in butterfat production and was
third in milk production. Lillian's
record was 46.3 pounds of 5 2r;
milk daily giving her a total ol
1.389 pounds of milk and 72.2
pounds of fat
All three of these high cows art
giving over five gallons of milk per
day. Henrietta's record is approxi
mately 6.2 gallons. Magnolia'* 5.6.
and Lillian's 5.4.
The herd of A. Q Ketner with
699 pounds of milk and 32.7 pounds
of fat led the association in average
milk production per cow. while A
B. Stalcup's herd led in average
butter fat production per cow with
a record of 34.8 pounds of fat and
625 pounds of milk.
High cow in milk production for
tacli herd was as follows: Randolph
Shield's Henrietta. 53.2 pounds
milk daily. 1.596 pounds monthly.
70.2 pounds fat monthly: K A.
Wood's Lillian. 46.3 pounds milk
daily, 1.389 pounds monthly. 72.2
pounds fat monthly: C. H. Town
son's L. Hickey 40.4 pounds milk
daily, 1,212 pounds monthly. 36.8
pounds fat monthly: J. Franklin
Smith's Peer's Maggie 31.2 pounds
milk daily, 936 pounds monthly.
48.7 pound at monthly: A. B.
Stalcup- lane 28 9 pounds milk
daily, pounds monthly. 53.7
pounds fat monthly; Folk School's
Alice 28.6 pounds milk daily. 858
pounds monthly. 36.0 pounds fat
Herd average in milk and butter
fat was as follows: A Q. Ketner.
8 Guernseys, no dry eows, 699
pounds milk per month. 32.7
pounds fat per month; A. B. Stal
cup. 4 Jerseys, no dry cows. 625
pounds milk per month. 34.8
pounds fat per month: Randolph
Shields. 39 Guernseys. 2 dry cows.
605 pounds milk per month. 29.1
pounds fat per month; J. Franklin
6 mith. 27 Guernseys. 3 dry cows.
491 pounds milk per month. 24.7
pounds fat per month; C. H. Town
son. 29 mixed breeds. 5 dry cows.
480 pounds milk per month. 21.2
pounds fat per month: K. A. Wood
72 Jerseys. 18 dry cows. 432 pounds
milk per month. 23.1 pounds fat
per month: Folk School. 37 Jer
seys, 3 dry oows, 415 pounds milk
per month, 23.0 pounds fat per
Gigantic B-36 Makes Midget of Veteran B-29
This six-engine United States Air Force B-36 super-range bomber (right), the largest land-based bomber in
the world, dwarfs its combat-tested predecessor, the B-29 Superfortress. Heralding the gigantic strides made by
American airoower since the end of the war. the B-36 represents the latest in conventional aviation engineering
Large Quantity Regal Blue
Marble Found Near Murphy
The Famous Regal blue marble^
that once won a prize at the !
World's Fair as the finest quality
marble in the world, has again
appeared on the scene in Cherokee
On H. A Barton's property at
Kegal, near Murphy, a huge quanti
ty of this outstandingly fine marble
has been located by Hitchcock
Corporation which has been pros
pecting on the property for talc.
The regal blue marble has been
found within eight feet of the sur
iacc. and extending to a depth of
141 feet. At another place about
!00 feet away a beautiful gray
marble has been found, and that
extends 190 feet deep.
Hitchcock Corporation has 30
acres of Barton's property under
lease for talc. It is thought that
the marble covers an area about
200 feet wide and a half mile
!enu\ \<> arrangement for sale of I
the marble has been made as yet
by Barton, but certain offers have
been made to him.
First Aid Course
Is In Progress
At Hiwassee Dam
A First Aid Instructor's course
is now in progress at Hiwassee
Dam. with Russell C Nicholson,
special field representative ot
American Red Cross, in charge.
The course, which is sponsored by !
the Cherokee County chapter of
tie American Red Cross, began
Monday of last week and will end
Fourteen persons arc enrolled,
nine of whom are taking the
instructor's course and five the
standard course. Taking the in
structor's course are: John Reback.
resident officer in charge of the
Naval Testing facility: .lack Skin
ner. manager of Hiwassee State
park: Ray M. Deegan. teacher and
coach at Hiwassee Dam school;
Bill McCoy, assistant to Mr. Rebak;
Mrs. Frances Capps Shakleford.
secretary to Mr. Rebak: William
Morgan of TV A: Eugene Smith,
Conrad Pettingill. and Joseph L.
Cassidy. all'of the Naval Testing
facility. Taking the standard
course are: Miss Becky Morgan.
Gordon Price. Marshall Allen and
Joe and Bill Gibson.
The Rev. J. Alton Morris will
speak at First Baptist church Sun
day morning at 1 1 o'clock on the
subject. "Our Heritage" He will
i peak Sunday evening at 7:30 on.
'Give Me Thy Heart".
Sunday School, with C. C. White
as superintendent, will begin at
9:45 Sunday morning. Training
Lnion. with Arden Davis as direc
tor. will start at 6:45 Sunday eve
ning. Preview of the Sunday
School lesson is Wednesday eve
ning at 6:45. Hour of Power ser
vice at 7:30. and choir practice at
Mrs. Ruby Reid had as a week
end guest her sister. Mrs. Thad
Patton of Franklin.
TO SPEAK I! ERF , . \Y. pop)
Taylor, executive direct oV of the
V. C. State College General Alumni
association, who will be the princi
pal speaker at a neeting of the
Western Carolina State College
club in Murphy 011 Thursday eve
ning, October 21.
Taylor, a native <? Duplin Coun
ty. was educated a' State College
where he received his IV S degree
in 1926 and his master's degree a
year later. Prior to becoming head
of the College's Alumni Associa
tion in 1942. he worked on the
staff of the North Carolina
Agricultural Extension Service and
was connected with the Agricul
tural Adjustment Administration
in Washington. I) (
Dorothy Shields of Tomotla and
I Devero Martin of I ika have been
1 named county winners in the 4-11
i Club Better Methods Electric
. Contest. Arrangenie its were made
j for an exchange of : ports between
' counties for the purposes of judg
ing. In declaring the winners the
judges were highK complimentary
; of all the reports vibmitted from
| Cherokee county.
As county winnei ? Devero and
Dorothy win expen paid trips to
j Raleigh for the State Electric
' Congress on. November 1-2. Their
\ expenses are paid by Nantahala
J Power and Light Company, which
j will also award to winners in the
; live-county area which they serve
i first prizes of $100 college scholar
' .'?hips and second prizes of gold
Devro's reports showed how he
could save time, money and danger
ous work by changing from gaso
line motor to electric motor as a
. source of power for his feed mill.
Dorothy Shields analyzed step
by step the cooking of a meal with
a wood range and an electric range
and compared the two methods,
showing the saving of time and
The Rev. W. B. Penny and family
were welcomed back to Murphy
Saturday night by membebrs of the
church, who assembled at the
church bringing a large number of
gifts and served refreshments.
Mrs. Julia Martin
Mrs. Julia Mayfield Martin,
widow of the late A. J. Martin of
Murphy, died at a local hospital
Saturday at 4:30 p. m. following
an illness of six weeks.
Funeral services were held Sun
day afternoon at 3 o'clock at First
Methodist church of which she had
been a member from girlhood. The
pastor, the Rev. W. B. Penny,
assisted by the Rev. J. C. Lime,
pastor of Andrews Presbyterian
church officiated. Burial was in
the Methodist cemetery, with I vie
funeral home in charge.
Active pallbearers were: Buel
Adams-. Quay Ketner. Robert
Burns. Mack Patton. Glenn Patton
and Tom Axley.
Honorary pallbearers were: R
li. Ferguson. Fred Johnson. Fred
Christopher. Neil Davidson. Dr
B. W Whitfield. Dr. K S Parker.
D:\ Harry Miller. Dr .1 R. Bell. H.
Bucck. Dale Lee. R. C. Mattox.
Jerry Davidson. E. C Moore. W.
JVl. Fain. T. A. Case. W alter Mau- 1
ney, J. VV. Franklin. Dr. W. A
Hoover Harry Bishop. 1). V.
Carringer, Sheridan Dickey. Had
Jey Dickey. H. G. Elkins. I'. C
Hyatt. Bruce Gordon. Willard
Cooper, and J. H. Hampton.
Mrs. Martin was a member of
the order of Eastern Star.
Survivors include three sisters.
Miss Bertha Mayfield. Mrs. Ella
Brittain. and Mrs. Bessie Dickson
r.ll of Murphy: seven nieces. Mrs.
A. Q. Ketner. Mrs. Frances Dick
son and Mrs. Buel Adams of Mur
phy: Mrs. Giles W. Cover of An
drews Mrs. Walter Estes of Atlanta.
Ga. Mrs. R. B. Burns of Copper
hill. Tenn.. and Mrs. Roy Camp
hell of Newport. Tenn.: three
nephews. John Brittain of Murphy
Frank Mayfield of Oxford. Miss ,
and Ben Mayfield of Australia.
J, A. Wilkinson
To Speak Here
Hon. John A. Wilkinson, of
Washington. N. C.. Republican
' candidate for the United States
! Senate, will speak at the court
I house in Murphy Saturday evening
I at 7 o'clock, announces D. M. Reese.
I chairman of the Republican execu
. live committee.
Mr. Reese says that other noted
speakers will be present, also. The
| occasion will be a county-wide
j Republican rally.
Services at the Episcopal Church
| of the Messiah as announced by
! Sister Virginia Hetherington are as
| iollows: Choir practice Saturday
' morning at 10 o'clock. Sunday
School Sunday morning at 10 o'
clock: and morning prayer conduct
ed by Sister Hetherington. who
will talk on. "What it Means to
believe in the Trinity" at 11 o'
A.D. Rieger Speaks
At Lions Meeting
Mrs. Margaret LeMay Mauney, I
school attendance officer and visit
ing teacher, states that in her con
tacts she has found several cases
of violation of both the attendance
and child labor laws, learning that
boys under sixteen are staying
out of school and holding jobs.
She requests that parents cooperate
in complying with the state school
cumpulsory attendance law. which
requires that all children between
ihe ages of seven and sixteen go
The law says, Any child who
willfully absents himself from
school for at least one day, is
guilty of truancy, and it shall be
the duty of the teacher to explain
this law to the pupil and parent.
If the child persists in willfully
absenting himself from school, the
teacher shall report the same to
the principal and he to the atten
dance officer . . Any parent
\iolating this act is guilty of a
misdemeanor and if brought to
court must pay a penalty."
The child labor law states. "No
minor under sixteen years of age
shall be employed, permitted or
allowed to work in. about, or in
connection with any gainful occu
pation at any time Provided, that
minors between fourteen and six
teen years of age may be employed
outside school hours and during
school vacations, but not in a
factory or in any occupation other
I wise prohibited by law."
At Red Cross
The Cherokee County Chapter]
of American Red Cross was repre
sented at the Claims Institute held
in \sheville Wednesday and
Thursday, by Mrs. Marjie Wither
spoon. home service secretary.
The institute was held by the
Southeaster Area in Atlanta, and 1
Mrs. Louise St. John Taylor, ser- 1
vice field consultant of the Nation- 1
al Red Cross staff, and H. H j
Walker. Red Cross claims service
field director of Winston-Salem
Regional Veterans administration
division, were principal speakers.
Delegates from 26 chapters in
Western North Carolina were ex
pected to be present.
VFW To Sponsor
Play Oct. 21-22
The local V. F. W. post will
j-ponsor the show. "Fun for You"
at Murphy school auditorium on
Thursday and Friday nights.
October 21-22. at 8:0& p. m.
This show is an impersonation
of radio, stage, and screen stars
using local talent. Local people
will impersonate such stars at Dr.
f Q . Joe Kelly and his Quiz Kids.
Duke of Paducah. Minnie Pearl.
Uncle Ezra, the Tell-Me-A-Story
Lady and her cast of youngsters.
High School girls will impersonate
the Roxy Racket tes and the Earl
C arroll girls.
The "good neighbor" of Murphy
will be selected to take part in an
impersonation scene to pay tribute
to the late Tom Brenneman.
A. D. Rieger, manager of the
I roperties Department, Tennessee
Valley Authorities. Chattanooga,
was guest speaker at Murphy Lions
club Tuesday evening, at the din
ner meeting in the Methodist
church basement. He used as his
subject. "Murphy and Cherokee
County". 'His address in full will
be published in next week's Scout).
Following his address, the picture
produced by the Tennessee De
j artment of Conservation, entitled,
"The Tennessee", showing the
scenic, industrial, agricultural, and
lecreational developments in the
Tennessee Valley. The picture was
shown by W. E. Chambers of TVA.
Russell C Nicholson, special
field representative for American
Red Cross, spoke briefly, stating
that he hopes a first aid course can
be provided for Murphy within a
The program was arranged under
the direction of Mack Patton. The
following other guests were pre
sented by President R. W. Easley,
Jr.: T. L. McNabb, Murphy; Fran
cis Bourne, guest of Walt Mauney;
Paul Valaer of the N. C. Dept. of
Agriculture, guest of C. R. Freed.
R. S. Bault. chairman of the
White Cane drive in the club, an
nounced that the quota this year
is $147 and that he had collected
practically all of the quota.
A directors' meeting was held at
the conclusion of the program.
Dr. J, L. Sullivan
Is Baptist Hour
"The Overlooked Lad" will be
the subject of The Baptist Hour
for October 17. with Dr James L.
Sullivan of Nashville, Tennessee
as speaker, it was announced today
by the Radio Commission of the
lanta. S. F. Lowe,
| station WSB a t
\ Atlanta at 8:30
A M. EST. The
B a p t i s t Hour
series, "Christ Is
Lord," will be
concludcd the last two Sundays in
October as Dr. Sullivan, pastor of
the Belmont Heights Baptist
, Church, Nashville, speaks on
' Victory through Surrender." and
. "Life's Greatest Goal.''
Church To Install
Installation of all officers and
teachers of the church school and
church officials for the new con
ference year will take place Sun
day morning at 11 o'clock at First
Methodist church, with the pastor,
the Rev. W. B. Penny, in charge.
Sunday School will begin at
9:45 o'clock, with W. D. King as
superintendent. Methodist Youth
| Fellowship will begin at 645, and
? evening worship at 7:30. The
sermon by the pastor will be on the
theme of a challenge to youth and
: Christian living.
The Youth choir is in charge of
t the music for the Sunday services.
: On Monday, October 18, at 7:30
p. m. the Wesleyan Service guild
| will meet with Miss Hattie Palmer
and Mrs. Tom Axley as co-hostess
I es. Miss Emily Sword is in charge
1 of the program.
On Wednesday the youth choir
I will practice at 7:00, the fellowship
hour held at 8:00 p. m.
Town Grants Franchise To
O'Dell For City Bus Service
Murphy Town council Monday |
night voted to give a franchise for
a street bus in Murphy to Virgil ,
O'Dell. The franchise will be for
25 years. Hides will be 10c,
except for school children, who
! may purchase books of tickets for
, 5c rides.
The council passed ordinances
' against the playing of car radios
or the blowing of automobible
horns within the city limits any
time between 12 o'clock midnight
and 6 o'clock a. m. There al reedy
is an ordinance in the city against
disturbing noises during these
The town has called in $10,000
worth of bo.H.s ? $5,000 that were
due and $5,000 for the sinking