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Ml'RPIIY, NORTH CAROLINA. 1.1(1: OA V. Of TORI K I. I!(I8.
I I S I'At.ES THIS WEEK
Harvest Sale Nets
Andrews PTA $545
I s Is II AM B. Ill DSON
W'DKKWS The Andrews F. T
\ ll.irve ' Sale which came off
I- 1 1 . i y night of last week in
,?| auditorium was a re
k.i I ? tribute to community ei
. ; >? -ration, and achievement
?4 I l?!e amount of commodi
w, re on hand for bidders,
.ill the way from an angel
. i jke to a live pig It is esti
.... that more than 500 jars of
n ked fruits, vegetables and
uciv sold Three score cak
, . i juttioned off. selling from
to $4.50 Nothing sold
owt the market price, and
(i:. . other hand nothing was
? ,i , cil The total receipts
. -ales amounted to approxi
m. $545 Ij B. Nichols. tire
Mi- two and one-half hours.
w;i - -uperb as auctioneer.
The stage arrangement for the
is made by Mrs. Grant Phil
p>\ .Mrs Jane C. Orr and Mrs.
Tom Hay Also, acting as sales
managers in determining the order
of selling on the evening of the
>air were Mrs. Luke Ellis and Mrs.
Grant Phillips. Miss Gladys
Christy Mrs Florence Huffman
j" iid Mrs Arnold Dereberry. Book
keepers were Mrs. Lenna Ford.
Mi \ mie S MeGuire. Mrs. Ruth
Forsyth and Miss Polly Hicks.
Betty I lea ton and Betty Jean
Cm '??>([ made deliveries to the
-in .Hid returned them change
Mi- II i /el Abernathy had on hand
. ; .1 k -I cub Boy Scouts to help
ii ii 4 the bulky produce.
C.iudv sales were conducted by1
Mrs Kuth S Pullium and Miss
.lean Christy. The candy sold
1 Miuht in $46.61
n ;>?; me largest auuicnce
?\i ? attend a Harvest Sale was
on ii.ind for this, the tenth annual
P T A event
P- rzzie i Jt. r:o;?. homo
sin for amount of produce
brought in were as follows:
I': mi. try department - first prize:
M: \l Hiitwn's section of the
ir.tde. 2nd prize. Mrs Hazel
?!m ? :i.r!i\ '> section of the fourth
u! '.id prize. Mrs Ruth S
Pu is section of the third
.! '? Cirammar Grades ? 1st
Mr- Florence Huffman's
oi the sixth grade; 2nd
Prs/f Mrs Jessie M Lime's sec
' on m the sixth grade: third
, "i/? Mrs Annie Ruby Harnett's
?? ? of the eighth grade High
>cho ? 1st prize. Miss Jean
Chiv - twelfth grade: 2nd prize,
v! Meredith W'hitakers section of
iu* * . venth grade: 3rd prize. Mrs.
Kuth Hamilton's section of the
Funeral Held For
Mrs. Will Laney
Funeral services were held Mon
(*a> Oober 4. at 2 00 p m. in |
I - " Bra-stown church for Mrs
^crrtie Louise Laney age 51 ol
Garble who died Saturday.
Octobn 2. at 5:00 p. m. in Petrie
The Kev Algia West officiated.
jihI burial was in the church ceme
>r\ with Ivie funeral home in
chai v Mrs. Laney. who had been |
ill for several months, had been |
i' member of Toko Baptist church
in Monroe county. Tenn . fori
She was born in Monroe county
and moved to this county in 1930 |
She is survived by her husband.
^'11 Laney; five sons. Thad and j
<?f Murphy: Fred. Roy and
of Marble: four daughters.
Mrs. Lester Newton and Misses ;
A 1 ico and Myrtle Laney of Marble. !
Lionel McHan of Brasstown;
I 1 'even grandchildren, four sisters,
^'s John Dale and Mrs Howard
11 an Moaren of Orlando. Fla.. Mrs
Lou i s Leonard and Mrs. J. C
i entim of Bristol. Va.: one broth- 1
,r I* red Bivens of Bristol. Tenn
^ lower girls were her nieces and
Misses Willa Mae Ledford and
S) AssnIKS POSITION
the \i" ^ Suit w*l? 11)00,1 ^h i
for iavHower Hotel in' Charlotte
^ tim?" arrived in Murphy !
marv^ to assutne the assistant
Suit ? rSh'P (>f Hotel Ro^al Mrs
tharj0311 ' 3 'CW WOc*cs a8? to take
the hotel dining room.
!)r. 11. L Paisley
To Preach Sunday
I)i II L Paisley *?! Little Rock, j
| \ rk former pa- tor of Murphy
| Presbyterian church. will arrive in
I Murphy Friday for a visit. He has
been invited by the pastor, the
Rev T. (J Tate, to preach at the
I local church Sunday morning at
1 1 o'clock
The public is invited to hear Dr.
| Mrs. Cabe Pavs
I To Eastern Star
The Murphy Chapter No 10
Order of the Eastern Star held
its regular meeting Thursday night
in the Masonic Hall Mrs. Edna
Palmer. Worthy Matron, presided
The chapter room was decorated
with fall flowers.
Mrs ^Margaret A. Cabe. District
Deputy Grand Matron for the 17th
district Order of the Eastern Star,
paid her official visit at this time.
A number of members from
Ncquassa Chapter No. 43 were
present New instructions were
given, after which a gift was pre
sented Sister Cabe by Sister Ann
Phillips for the Murphy chapter
Refreshments were served by
Sisters Mary Crawford \tma l.ee
1 oard. and Hattie Palmer to the
members and visitor
And Fires (reek
PIam Iixvc been cowpltttd 1 or |
two inure organized hunts to bo
hold in Nantahala National Forest,
according to Clyde P 1'atton.
Executive Director of the N C
Wildlife Resources Commission.
;?nd K U Renshaw. Supervisor of j
\antahala National Fore>
The Bunding IncUan area hunt I
will be 4 in on November IK and |
extend through a series of three
3-day hunts to December 4 withl
50 hunters taking to the field on |
each of the three scheduled hunts
Legal prey for the hunt will bo
one buck deer per hunter Fee |
for sjH'cial permits to participate
in the hunt will be $7.50 per per- 1
son. and 150 applications plus ;
additional list ot .">() alternates will |
be accepted In case more appli
cations are received than can be!
r.ccommodated. a public drawing J
will be held by the Franklin |
Chamber of Commerce at 2:00 p
ni on November 3 to determine)
The Fires Creek Hunt, also
scheduled for Nantahala National
forest, will consist of two 3-day
periods extending from November
lE to November 20 with 50 hunt
i rs per period 100 applications
plus 25 alternates will be consider
ed for the Fires Creek Hunt, and |
in case of a surplus of applicants,
a drawing will be hold at Franklin |
concurrent with the drawing for |
the Standing Indian hunt Fees
lor the Fires Crook hunt will be i
$7.50 per person, and the bag limit j
one buck door
Application forms and complete I
instructions for the two hunts may |
be obtained by writing to the N
C JVildliJV Resources Commission.
Box 291 P. Raleigh
P. T. A. To Sponsor
Carnival Oct. 28
The P T A of Hiwassee Dam
I school will sponsor a Halloween
i Carnival at Hiwassee Dam school
evmnasium on Thursday. October
2<\ beginning at 7:00 p. in.
! Among the features of the eve- 1
I ning will be a cake walk, the sale |
i <?f a turkey, and the sale of food
A Ce.!i for Women Mariner.
.,TT '-smjtmai- ? -w*
One of the highlights of the 173rd year of the Marine C orps was the
authorization of the regular Women Marines. During World War II
more than 28,000 women served in the active reserve.
Highway Post Office To Be
Inaugurated Here In Month
Congressman Monroe Redden ?
.-tales that it is expected that with
in the next thirty days a highway
po-t office will be established for
the route between Asheville and
Plue Ridge. (la
\ (I Maxson. general supcrin
'endent, Kail way Mail Service
wrote Congressman Kedden recent -
1\ as follows:
1 am pleased to advise you that
the Department has authorized a
Highway Post Office route between
.vshcviMe '? Him- Ridge. (Georgia
and also another route between
Vsheville and Charlotte. North
Carolina, due to be made effec
tive upon receipt of vehicles from
th* factory which is expected to
be between October 25 and Novem
"Tin* additional route between
Asheville and Charlotte will also
improve the service to our patron*
and your constituents and will be I
of especial benefit to the patrons!
ot llcndersonville. North Carolina
where you reside.
"Advertisements are now out for
the sen icing and storing of these
\ chicles in Asheville. and anything
that you can do to get reasonable
bids submitted by firms equipped
to furnish this service will be very
In view of the fact that this
service has been authorized it will
probably not be necessary for me
to come to Asheville until the time
of the inauguratiou ot this service
and it is hoped that you will be
;.ble to be with us on this occasion
1 will later advise you as to the
date of he inauguration of this
Found Dead On
John Slater Wright 5(>. was
found dead on the street near the
Sinclair service station T uesdav
morning about 6 o'clock by Glenn
Bates and Clifford Svvanson
Dr. Harry Miller, coroner, stat
ed that no inque*t would be held,
.-'lice Mr. Wright had died of a
heart attack. He had not been
well tor some time.
Mr. Wright, whose home was in
Hobbinsville, was employed as a
baker at the local bakery, and had
been in Murphy about three weeks,
living in the home of Mr and
Mrs. J. B CJra\
Funeral services were held
Wednesday at 2 p. m in Hobbins
ville. with I vie funeral home in
Surviving arc the widow. Mrs
Marie Calhoun Wright: one son
Slater, and a daughter. \nne, of
The Children's choir of the
Episcopal Church of the Messiah
will practice at the church at 10:00
a. m. Saturday.
Rev, Rufus Morgan
Sunday School at the Kpiscopal j
Church of the Messiah will be held |
at 10-00 a m Sunday morning.
Lficr which, the Rev \ Kufus
Moruan will celebrate Holy Com- ,
i.iunion Mr \I" ? an ill bring a|
sermon after t li?" ' u. .uy.on sc
| School Students
Several thousand dollars in I |
S savings bond will be awarded!
to school. count> district, and I
State winners in 1 e 1H49 agricul
tural speakinu contest for white
hiph school students. .1 Frank
Doggctt. Extension soil conserva
tionist at State College said this
j First prUee (oi the s?utte vs Inner
i will be $400 in bonds Of this
I mount, the \'or!li Carolina Bank
ers Association. wh:ch is sponsor
' the contest \\i!l provide $2(M)
The sum of SI no each is being
provided by John I? Stedman,
president of the Scottish Bank.
Lumberton. and chairman of the
agricultural committee ol the
Tankers Association, and John F
McXair. Jr.. e\< ? ut ? v e vice presi
dent of the St. i v Bank. Ixiurin
burg. and president of the Bankers
Second and th <i >i;iu' prizes 01
$100 and $50 in ? ?g> bonds will
; also be given l>\ the Bankers \s
District bankers a -sociation.s
will provide firsi and second di>
, t ric-t prizes of S50 and S25 in
bonds. In main cases local bank
, irs will sponsor . hool and county
contests and award appropriate
I The general subject for the con
j test is "Proper Land Use and
i Treatment ? Its ! : fleets upon the
[ Economy of North Carolina
Contestants mn> emphasize any
one or any combination of several
land use practices to show how
farm production ?nd income may
( be increased to l"in.: about better
( living conditions for all the people
j of the State
.Maximum time ilMttcd for each
-peeeh is 12 minute- F.ach con
testant must attend a supervised
: tour of a farm on which :ood hnd
use and treatment are being prac
All agricultural agencies are
| cooperating in conducting the con
test. Details may be obtained
: from the local county agent, soil
conservationist, or other agricul
Dr. Hoover Is New President
District Medical Society
Jury Is Drawn
Term Of Court
The following people have been
drawn to serve on the jury of the
mixed term of Cherokee County
Superior court which wifl convene
on Monday. November 8. with
Judge Iloylc Sink presiding:
First week Jack Herbert. An
drews; Mi R Rice. Vest .1 I. ,
Brown. Andrews; Grant Griggs.
Marble; lien Reece. Suit: R J.
Jones. Patrick; Edgar Raper, Cul- j
berson: Walter Ensley. Andrews; i
Harold E Hatchett. Murphy; B L. j
Coffey. Marble; J S. Keener, To- J
motla: B. B. Palmer, Marble; A |
J Simond. Ht. 1, Copperhill; VVhitt
Barton. Murphy; L. L. Hunsucker.
Murphy; W. B Dockery. Hiwassee '
Dam: Ralph Farmer. Grandview; |
Ben E Warner, Murphy; Mrs. T. A \
j Case. Murphy; J M Robinson.
Suit: Jewel Thompson. Murphy.
(V C. Forrister. Rt 2. Culberson;
Veil Davis. Murphy; W. P. Mar
row. Hiwassee Dam; Lester Fann
er. Grandview. Frank Kilpatrick.
Marble; W E Conly. Andrews:
Cecil Jones. Unaka: Roy V. Lovin
good. Murphy: Noah Stiles. Suit,
'i 11 Post ell. Andrews; Herman
Jones. Unaka Herman K Braucr.
Andrews R H Helton. Rt 2.
Culberson: C A Hunsucker. Mur
phy; Carl Bryson. Marble; (J. \V
Lunsford. Andrews; J B Brendle.
Suit: Clifton Raper. Oak Park
Mr"- Clyde McNabb. Rt 2 Mur
phy P B Abercrombie. Rt 1.
Coppeihill: J E. Nishon. Marble
Second week Dewey S Owen by ;
II" 1 Culberson: Lenard Decker
Murphy: Fess Dav:s. Murpli W
I Crawford. Rt 1 Andres c c
Barton. Marble; Frank Wilson.
Marble: Walter W Radford. Mur
phy; M If. Fox. Ranger: Gin
Mider-on Rt 2 Murphx . D I.
Buchanan, \ndreu?. Clyde Mc
Nabb. Rt 2. Murphv \rthur Pal
ner Marble V M We-t. Marble
\ M Marrow I nak i / ila \damv
'ndrews; B I. Fox. Murphy. J
\ Martin. Rt 1 Culberson. C A
Swaim. Murphs; .1 P Matherson
\ndrew> Henry Kephart. Murphy
Cray Hawkins. Suit Luther Car
linger. Murphy. W \ Purtt.
Marble; J S Tim>pon. Murphy.
Mrs Hamilton Is
Mr .1 .1 Hamilton of Murphy
was elected president of the West
ern North Carolina Federation of
Business Women's circles at the
meeting held Friday evening in
Andrews Baptist church Mrs
.John Olson of \ndrew> was elect
ed swrctory. ind Miss VdtM? Mu
Cooke of Murphy publicity chair
The devotional was conducted by
J Mr* A L Buchanan Doris Bax
ter and Lucille Lcming sang a
duet. Miss Helen Gibson of Bry
son City, second vice-president,
The principal address was given
by Mrs. K. 11 Corpening of Tapoco,
divisional \\ M I superintendent.
Dr. J. L Sullivan
Is Sunday Speaker
Dr. James I- Sullivan, pastor of
Belmont Height* Baptist Church.
Nashville. Tcnn . will speiak on
?he subject. Victory Through
Surrender", on the Baptist Hour
Sunday morning at 8:30 o'clock
over radio station WSB.
W. 1) Townson has just return- 1
(d heme from the National Funer- 1
a! Directors' convention in Detroit. j
' Mich He came back through |
Canada to Niagra Falls, and i
through New York. Pennsylvania
and Virginia. He was accompanied
by Mrs. Townson and their daugh
ter. Mrs. D L. Weill.
DISTRICT PKKSIDENT ? Dr W
A. Hoover of Murphy, who has been
clected president of the Tenth
District Medical Society.
"Health" To Be
Subject (?f PTA
? Health" will be the subject of
the program of the Parent-Teach
ers association Monday evening at
7 30 at the home economics build
in., Mr> Frank Crawford will be
in ehargc of the program and has
arranged for five-minute talks by
the following on the subjects list
ed Dr Harry Dickey. "Care of
the First Teeth Mrs W W Wil
son, "Health Program in the
School I) II \1(mmI> senior
sanitarian. "Sanitary Conditions
in the School and Dr Helen
Wells. "The Necessity of a Perio
dic Health Kxamination for Chil
dren" The Rev \V B Penny will
conduct the devotional.
Mr - Harry Bishop will be chair
man of the hostess committee for
Rev. L A. Carroll
Is Taken By
Funeral services wore hold at
Glade Baptist church on Martin >
( reck Sunday afternoon at 2 o -
clock for tin* Rev L A Carroll
v ho died Thursday afternoon at
the home of his daughter. Mrs
Thad Stiles of Martin s Creek The 1
Rev .Jim Truett. the Rev. Carl
Cunningham, and the Rev Will
Hedden officiated. Burial was in
drape Creek Baptist church ceme
tery with Town son funeral home
Mr. Carroll was 79 years of age.
lie had been a church member
around GO years, and a minister
"mi \ ears At the time of his death
he was a member of Glade Bap
tist church He was well known
;.nd had many friends
He was twice married, first to
Martha Coleman who died in 1918
He is survived by his last wife.1
Mrs Laura Carroll: three sons and
three daughters by his first mar
riage. (iilbert. Mrs Thad Stiles.
Mrs Clifton Kephart of Murphy.
\ndrew of Canton. Frank of De
troit. Mich and Mrs Harry Duns
key ??! Upland. Calif: also three
sons and three daughters In his
second marriage. Claude. Mrs
Bertha Bruce. Mrs Hazel Mc
Donald. and Lawson of Murphy
Billy and Harvey serving with the
I* S Army and one stepson.
Clarence of Murpln , several
grandchildren and great-grandchil
dren ; two brothers and three sis
ters. John. Fred. Mrs Klla Panther
and Mrs. Maggie Woods of Mur- i
phy. and Airs Hattie Roberson of
VISIT BREVARD COLLEGE
S L Davidson and family. Sue
Johnson and Mrs. J 11 Hampton
visited Kvon Davidson and Sher
man Hampton at Brevard College
on Sunday. Octiber 17 They also
vent to Mt. Pisgah on a picnic.
Other people from the college who
went with them were: Betty
Howcrton of Winston -Sal em, Betty
Mellard of Ashcville. and Charles
| Snyder of High Point.
I)r \\\ A Hoover of Murpliy was
1 1( * ? I president of the Tenth JDis
tric Medical Society Wednesday
ni, n it fail meeting held here.
!). Joseph Sullivan of Asheville
v.a- named secretary.
Clinic il program subjects and
discussion leaders at the 3 o'clock
-e on held in the school audi
tniium included: "Perforated
Pept.< rice:' Dr. Hoover and Dr.
Ju an \ Moore of Asheville;
"Comment* on the Present Day
Trtaimvn! Osteomyelitis." Dr.
Stanley ,S A'kins. and Dr. Jimes
Cherrj of \sheville; "Diagnosis
and Treatment of Karl. Uterine
Cancer 1) Richard C. Vailing
<:n:l Dr K I) I'easley of Asheville;
Analysis and Treatment of Acute
Policmyclit : During the Recent
I.pidemic in Western North Caro
lina I): Lillie C Walker and Dr.
Bernard II Hart man of Asheville.
The afternoon session closed
with the report of councillor. Dr.
D M Mcintosh of Old Fort
The dinner session at Duke's
Lodge at 7 o'clock featured a talk
by Dr David F. James, assistant
professor of medicine at Emory
I niversity and physician-in-chief
of Emory hospital. Atlanta. Ga.
Approximately 20 of the doctors'
wives attended the session. They
were entertained at a tea in the
home of Dr. and Mrs. Harry Mil
ler. Dr. Miller is president of
the Tri-county Medical society.
Mrs .J II McCall of Murphy and
Mrs. Giles W. Cover of Andrews
Monday, October 25
A stewardship conference of the
Presbyterian churches of Robbins
ville \ndrews. Haycsvillc and Mur
ph\ promoted b> Ashcville Presby
tery. will be hold at Murphy
Presbyterian chureh Monday, Oct.
25. at 7 30 o'clock, with the Rev
15 E MeClure. executive secretary
of Ashcville Presbytery, in charge
Other member^ of the stewardship
committee will attend.
All elders, deacons, and officers
..nd committees of the Sunday
schools. Women of the church and
Youth Fellowship of the four
churches, and members of the
congregations are expected to at
tend. Benevolent work of the
church will be discussed and an
interesting program presented
Plans For Year
The N'antaliala arcM Girl Scout
Council held its quarterly meeting
c n October 10 at 2:00 p. m. at the
Cherokee Indian school. There
were representatives from Chero
kee. Bryson City Andrews. Mur
I h\ Highlands. Brasstown. and
lliwassec Mrs Giles Cover of
Andrews, president of the area
council, presided at the meeting.
Mrs Georg llidstrup of Brass
town was elected program chair
man. and Mrs Gertrude Jennings
was elected secretary of the coun
Plans were made for observing
Girl Scout week, which begins
October 31 Also, plans were con
summated for making a drive for
the operation of the area council
for the ensuing year.
The next quarterly meeting of
the council will be held in Bryson
City in January.
Jerry Hall Is
Jerry Ilall. student at Wake For
est college, has been elected to
membership in the Philomathesian
] literary society one of the two old
est campus organizations. The
-ociely meets weekly in Wait hall
i Members of this society are impor
tant aids in the work of education,
in cultivating and directing the
| laste for reading and in the forma
; t.on of correct habits of public