Book Week 14-20
\.:,onal Book Week will be ob
M ri| by Murphy Carnegit library
November 14-20 The theme for
tli.s year- observance is, "Books
h " the Story", and in connection
w;:!i the theme the following quo
it! on from Frederic G. Melcher
being used "Everyone loves a
story, and the place to find stories
;n in books. When we have plenty
of books around us. books of our
own and books on the long shelves
,-! libraries and schools, there can
l>, no dull hours. We become
a<l\ cnturers in the past, compan
ions in the exciting present, and
builders of the future."
This is the 29th annual obser
vance of Book Week.
Miss Josephine Ileighway. li
brarian. announces that special dis
j)i iys of new books will be arrang
ed at the library; also, memorial
books will be on display. The
triginal drawing of Blue Ridge
Billy by Lois LenskJ, given
recently to the library by Miss
Lenski. will be one attraction.
On Tuesday evening at 7:30
Murphy Woman's club will meet
at the library for a Book Week
pro. rain, with Mrs. Helen Kittrell
of Bi vson City. Mrs. Harry Miller
and Mrs Margaret Mauney taking
part The library board will act
hostesses for this meeting
Miss Fannie McLelland of the
1- oik ehool will give a puppet
*how on Saturday. November 20.
at 10 a m. for the children.
Mi-.s Ileighway states that she
Iiojhs the public will visit the
library frequently during Book
To lie Held For
The ministers of Murphy have
planned tor a Union Thanksgiving
<?? to be held at First Baptist
church on Wednesday evening.
\o. - mber 24, at 7:30. when the
Kt \V H Hampton, pastor of
Fr? e Methodist ehureh, will
preach. Special music will be
lurnished Ijy the combined choirs
of the churches.
Offerings brought to the ser
\.ee* whether clothing, food or
money, will be used for the un
fortunate in this community.
Mi Robert Heid has sold Mur
phy Dross Shoppe to Mrs. Louise
He . is of Andrews Mrs. Reid
will spend the winter in Florida.
rhe Rev. .1 Alton Morris visited
h:s mother. Mrs A A Morris, who
ill in an Anderson. S. C . hospi
tal last Friday and Saturday.
Back From Europe
Arthur Heinrich. manager of
! Cherokee Lumber Corp., recently
I returned to New York from a
I business trip to Europe The trip
| was made by plane, and ho visited
1 Belgium. Holland. France and
j Italy He is now in New York on
"God's Way" To Be
The subject of his sermon for
Sunday morning at 1 1 o'clock as
announced by the Rev T. G. Tate,
pastor of the Presbyterian church,
will be Clod's Way". Sunday
fchool will convene at 10 a. m.
At 7 p. m. the Presbyterian
Youth Fellowship will present a
j special program celebrating Assem
| bly's Youth Night. All parents and
friends are especially invited to at
At Murohv School
On Wednesday, November 3. the
ludents of Murphy High school
heard an address by A. D. Keiger.
who made a talk on the T V A
Dams Mr. Heiger is an official
of the T. V. A . who opened an
office here in connection with the
acquisition of the land necessary
for the Hiwassee Dam Project. He
has worked almost continuously
lor twelve years with the Land
Division or with 'he Reservoir]
Mr Heiger told of the construc
tion of T V. A dams around Mur
phy and in neighboring states: he
explained the cause for spending
millions of dollars for constructing
I* these great dams: and he also told
how Cherokee county was estab
. i i sited in 1839 by Knglish. Dutch.
| Scotch and Irish This informa
' tional lecture included many in
j tercsting stories of Murphy and
After Mr. Reiger s speech a film
The Tennessee, was shown. It told
n color the story of the develop
ment of the Tennessee River and
the building of dams which pre
i serve land, prevent floods, and
| make more industries possible
The drivers' license office in
Andrews will be closed Saturday
j of this week. An examiner was
j in the office Thursday of this
week instead of Saturday.
By 20 to 7 Count
By PORTER GRIGGS
1 he Murphy High Bulldogs up
i he dope bueket here last
Pi lay night when they handed a
'?i-'hiy favored Robbinsville eleven
the short end of a 20 to 7 score
before a small crowd that braved ,
the muggy weather to watch the ^
Coach John Dulin's touchdown
happy Bulldogs started things
lolling early in the second quart- j
t . by driving 75 yards for their ,
lirst tally. Pieklesimer went over j
un a five yard plunge and Alexan
der added the extra point to put |
Murphy out front 7 to 0.
Again in the second quarter .
Murphy s Frank Alexander scored ,
the second touchdown by taking
a Hand off and scampering 17 j
' ar(ls to pay dirt to climax a 60 :
afd drive The extra point was
no good and Murphy took a 13 to
(' half timo levad.
^ith added steam the Bulldogs
nart?d the second half by driving
l^e Blue Devil 17 only to lose
c ball on downs. On an ex
change of punts the Bulldogs
marched 45 yards for their final
tally, \gain it was Alexander who
went off tackle to score. A pass
irom Thompson l<> Meroney was
good and Murphy led 20 to 0.
Hobbinsville's lone marker came
in the final minutes of the game
when Jordon went around end for
.'our yards and the tally He also
idded the extra point.
Operating smoothly from their
tricky T" formation the Murphy
eleven outrushed the visitors 288
' ards to 120 Murphy rolled up
11 first downs to 9 for the visi
tors. and it was on passing that
Robbinsville held the edge in
statistics, completing 2 for 11 for
78 yards while the Bulldogs com
pleted 3 for 5 for 48 yards.
Frank Alexander and Ralph
IMcklesimer were the big wheels
:n the Murphy attack while Dock
cry. Meroney. and Pendley were
the defensive stars.
For the Blue Devils Cook was
the outstanding player of the eve
NKW TOWER DEVELOPMENT is this reser
voir being built below Lake Aquone by Nantahala
Power Co and will be called the Queen's Creek
Dam Water will be tunnelled and piped several
miles to generating plant.
MAS ANNIVERSARY The Rev
T Karl Ogg, pastor of Andrews
Baptist church, who on Sunday will
celebrate his third anniversary as
Rev. T. Earl Ogg
At Andrews Church
The Rev. T. Earl Ogg. pastor
of First Baptist church of An
drews. on Sunday will celebrate
eis third anniversnn. as pastor of
the church. In ilii- connection,
the church has a goal of 225 for
attendance at Sunday School Sun
day morning and 140 for Training
Union at 6:30 Sunday evening.
The pastor will preach on. "What
We Preach" Sunday morning and.
Stairs from Death to Life". Sun
day evening at 7:30.
During the three years that Mr.
Ogg has served the Andrews
church there have been 07 addi
tions by letter and 11?> l?> Baptism,
making a total growth of 190
Three years ago there was an aver
age" attendance of 93 in Sunday
School. Last Sunda\ lliere were
203 present There was no Train
ing Union three years ago; now
there is an attendance of 111
The most progress of the church
under the leadership <>f Mr Ogg
iias been during 'ho pas! year,
when 33 additions came b\ lettei
and 60 by Baptism. Thirteen
vcung people have dedicated theii
iives to definite Christian service
Mrs. T. A. Case
Is First Woman
Foreman In State
Mrs T A. Case of Murphv made
news this week w hen she hecarnt
the first woman foreman of i
grand jury in North Carolina
.hidge lloyle Sink, presiding ovei
the short criminal term Monday
and Tuesday and another for cm
cases today Thursday* said tha
she was the first woman to sem
a.s foreman that he knew of am
believed that she holds this re con
tor the state According to eour
officials, she discharged the dut
ics well, with fine credit to hei
sex as Jurors
1 Mrs. Thelma Phipps was a busi
j n ess visitor in Asheville Wednes
Is Under Way
The annual membership drivel"
oi the North Carolina Symphony
society began in Cherokee Coun
ty this week, announces Mrs. B
W Whitfield, chairman of the
Symphony Committee for this J
county. Mrs. Whitfield stated that |
the Committee believes the local ?
membership goal can be attained
( asily in view of the highly suc
cessful appearances of the Orches
tra last season, which stands, in
fact, as something ot an epoch in
| the Orchestra's histoid
Among those assisting Mrs.
> Whitfield with the drive in this
county are Andrews Mrs. (?. W.
Cover Mrs Bill Vis and Miss
.Margaret Fisner: f'^achtree: Mrs
Dock Sudderth: Martins Creek,
Douglas Smith: Brasstown; Mrs
W. W Holland: Hiwassee Dam
.'ames Osborne. Murphy schools
Mrs. J W Davidson: Murphy
residential: Mrs John Bay less, j
Mrs. James Ward Mrs. Hobarl
j McKcever. Mrs Roy Stiles. Mrs j
Mary Katherine Atkinson, Miss |
Mary Akin. Min Harvey Wilson,
Jr.. Mrs. R W Kasley. Mrs. Clyde
Snced. Mrs Hugh Hensley. Mrs.
Lewis Hodges. Miss Fannie De
Weese. Mrs Kdgar Weaver. Mrs.
'John Posey. Jr.: Murphy business
I district: Miss \ddie Mae Cooke.
K. S. Bault. 11 Elkins. W. D
King. Miss Toots Cook, Mrs. W E
Studstill, and Min Kenneth Davis
Miss Virginia Wolfe, public
j school music teacher, will give
Murphy school children music ap
! preciation lessons in preparation
for the free concert for school
"Not onlv was last season the
(orchestra's m? ? successful tour." j
>aid Chairman Whitfield, "but be- j
cause of its n > .on-wide radio per-!
lormances an<l out-of-State con
certs. it had i i ken a major step
j towards estab hing North C'aro
i liita's reputaii' ^ ;> State of vital
i cultural inten -
i lie iviuie -?\ mi'iiuiiv in i in- I
' North Carolin Symphony, which
iv scheduled ? > play here next
spring, is a : ill replica of the
Full Orchestra Composed of
[ twenty-three musicians. ii in
( ludes the ton principal choirs
of a large symphonic group.
Playing to smaller towns and
communities i.i? rained a vast
. idience and li.i ^ a definite share
i in prompting the appreciation of'
..real music- throtuhout the State'
-especially in tin rural districts.'
| The work ie 1 tie Symphony J
i* accomplishing with the children 1
? ei' the State i- ol outstanding im- j
? portance. Its free children's (
i 1 concerts are attended by thous- i
. ! ands Last year 125.000 children j
r heard the Orchestra, many of'
,* I whom never heard a Symphony '
1 ' before Others were going back
t ! for the second or third time, rc
? pealing the experience with an
I added sense of enjoyment. Dr.
I Benjamin Swalin. a teacher as
t a ell as a great musician, has a J
- i keen perception of a child's I
i receptivity to music and his
I afternoon programs are planned
especially for young people of the
Dr. Swalin discovered during
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To Be Permitted
Six Days Soon
The season on deer hunting will
open November 13. Iti. and 17.
and December 6. 7. 8 Boundaries
are from Murphy back to (lay.
Graham and Macon county lines,
between Hiwassee Kiver and L'.
S. Highway 19
No dogs will be allowed No
extra hunting license is heeded for
the deer hunting There is no
open season at all in the lower
end of Cherokee county
From 21 Schools !
B.v Marguerite liidstrup
A folk festival was held at the
Murphy school last Saturday with
f roups from 21 schools and com
munity centers in Georgia. Tennes
see, South Carolina and North
Carolina taking part. Present
were teachers, school principals,
librarians, the recreation special
ist under Georgia Extension Dept..
home agents, county superinten
dents. elementary school supervis
ors. older youth clubs, and of
course, student v but h high school
Just before 1 1 00. cars began to
roll in from all directions; some
had started before day light It
was exciting to see the long line
registering and to welcome old
friends and new This was the
seventh annual festival, although
the first time it had been held in
.Murphy In the early days when
only seven schools were represent
ed. it was at the Folk school, and
later Hiawassee. Ga.. played hosts
The idea is to have it in different
places so that more people, through
seeing, will appreciate the value of
such wholesome recreation.
Supt. II. Bueck welcomed the
group to Murphy and expressed
his belief in recreation, the spirit
of which is cooperation instead of!
competition. A lively song session
followed, with calls for many favor
ite* folk songs. The singing was
led by Miss Irma Mittelberg. music
teacher at the Cherokee Indian
jchool and by Miss Edna Ritchie,
itinerant recreation worker under
the Council of Southern Mountain
workers. Berea College. Berea. Ky
Mis- Mary Hoi brook of the Folk
School and Miss Eleanor Knotts.
music teacher at the Kabun Gap
school. Rabun Gap. Ga.. shared
honors in playing for the singing
Hid folk games
I here was also a lovely exhibit
oi handicrafts, mostly carvings.
In the afternoon following folks
games in the gymnasium there was
more singing and the playing of
recorders, an ancient end blown
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Lions To Launch
Blind Seal Drive
I lie Tomotla Post Office which I
\ as operated for many years by
the late .1 T. Hayes, has been
discontinued, and patrons of the
former office are now receiving i
their mail on Marble, Route 1. j
Mrs. Hoblitzell I
Taken Bv Death
Mr* Clara Elizabeth Hoblitzell.
widow of George B Hoblitzell.
died in an Andrews hospital at
5:25 a. m Wednesday.
F uneral services were held this
afternoon Thursday) at 2:30 o'
clock at Andrews Methodist church
with the pastor the Rev. C. C.
Washam. officiating. Burial was
in Andrews cemetery with I vie
funeral home in charge.
Pallbearers were W. D Whita
ker, Edwin Bristol, Zala Adams,
Clyde Jarrett I)i c o Van Gor- ?
del*, and C. E White
Surviving one ton Willlan t
I Hoblitzell. two grandchildren, !
George Thomas and William Ken
neth; two brothers. William A. )
Eubank of Oak Ridge. Tenn. '
James S. Eubank oi Asheville: five 1 1
nephews, one of whom is W. T. '
leas of Andrews, and two nieces.
Mr; Hoblitzell was the daugh
ter ol the late Minis and Fannie
Eubank who came to Andrews 40
years ago. where Mr Kubank en
gaged in the lumber business.
She was married to George B
iloblitzell who came to Andrews
from Myersda pa . as superin
tendent of the Andrews tanning
Extract plant. He died January j
1<'' 1941 Their only daughter.
vannie Sue. died several years
ago at the age of 11 years
In 1940 Mrs. Hoblitzell establish- '
ed the Fannie Sue Hoblitzell I
memorial medal in honor of her j
daughter This has been given |
annually in Andrews Elementary |
? chool to the pupil having the ?
highest four-year sehoolastic aver- j
age for the last four years gram- '
mer grade work.
Ministers Have 1
Pile county Ministerial associa- ;
tion had a luncheon meeting Mon
day at Regal hotel and had as
special guests the wives of the
members Those present were:
The Ro\ and Mrs T Earl Ogg
Andrews: the Rev F K Davis.
Ifa.vesville: I ho Rev and Mrs. \V
li Hampton, the Rev and Mrs
Alton Morris, tho Rev and
Mrs- T G. Tato. the Rev. W B
Ponnj. tho Rev. W II Heard or
Copperhill. Tenn : Peyton G Ivie.
Sister \ irgfnia Hethorington. and
Miss Ruth Bagwell.
For the purpose of expanding
its assistance to the blind and
visually handicaped people of
Cherokee county. Murphy Lions
Hub on November 15 will launch
i blind seal campaign to raise
funds W Frank Forsyth explain
ed at the meeting of the club
Tuesday night at the Methodist
church. that seals are being mail
id to several hundred citizens of
the county .requesting that at
least $1 be sent to the club for
Lhe seals and to aid the blind pro
gram Special contributions will
t>e solicited, also. 'Be Thankful
Ifou Can See is the theme of the
Pictures of the donkey ball game
>layed by the Lions last summer
a ere shown by Glenn Patton.
Howard Adair had as his guest,
loscoe Wilkins, manager of
Columbia Marble Co., and Dale
L,ee had as his guest. Hobart Mc
\eever. new Scoutmaster.
Harry Bishop reported that the
ittendance contest ended Tuesday
light and that C. R. Freed's team
von and will have a free meal at
he expense of Dale Lee's team.
Vew captains are P J. Henn and
3r. Harry Dickey.
President R W. Easley. Jr., pre
;ided over the meeting.
By November 15
Although the public has been
informed that Christmas parcels
for members of the armed forces
overseas should be mailed prior
to November 15, there are indica
tions that many persons contem
plate mailing such gifts at a later
Uaie '? ai >arcel post wii& the
?dea of securing prompt delivery.
There is no assurance of delivery
prior to Christmas Day of parcels
mailed after November 15. accord
ing to announcement made by
Headquarters Third Army. Fort
The Departments of the Army
.?lid Navy have advised that pres
ent air lift capacities to the various
overseas areas are being taxed to
the utmost and it will not be pos
sible to augment such facilities at
this time. Heneo. any appreciable
increase in mailings of air parcel
post to sen* ice personnel overseas
would result in such matter being
transported via surface means with
much later date of delivery than
Intended by the mailer.
Church school at the Church of
the Messiah Episcopal church will
be at 10:00 a m Sunday morn
ing Morning prayer and sermon
will be at 11:00
The Woman's \uxiliary of the
Episcopal church will hold a busi
ness meeting next week at the
thurch The time will be an
nounced later .
Town To Allow No
Taxi Cab Stands
On Local Streets
Thirt> days from last Monday
there will be no taxi cabs parked
.m l he streets of Murphy. The j
l own council took steps Monday j
r.ight to remove from the streets i
11 cabs that have been using the
own's limited parking space for |
lheir taxi stands They will be
j, i veil thirty days to find new
?tands and move Several months
; :r similar action was taken by
the council that was in office at
1 be lime, and Roberts Cabs then
secured a private stand and lot.
Others continued to stay on the
streets. City Clerk John Bayless
said that the city policemen have
been given letters to deliver to
the cab owners advising them of
the council's action, and have been
instructed to see that the law is
Since a city bus is now operat
ing in Murphy, the council voted
to have space marked off with
yellow lines for the bus sitops.
?.nd no other vehicles will be al
i lowed to use this space for park
The council also passed a regula
tion that no person nor persons
v ill be allowed to use the streets
or sidewalks in town for fruit or
other stands, nor the sale of any
article of merchandise. Violation
of this provision will be regarded
a* a misdemeanor and conviction
' will carry a fine left the discretion
of the court.