Sale Opens Nov. 29
The 42nd annual Christmas Seal'
Salt' sjwmsored by Murphy
Woman club, with Mrs. C. W.
s,vaiU. as general chairman, will
cpen here Monday.
The 1949 program, which will be
. nancrd by the current fund drive,
will continue the X-ray service, a
health education program, emer
, help for patients and a
?vhabil itation program. Much of
?he association's work has been
;:Iong the lines of prevention of
tuberculosis and dissovery of early i
cases. Many patients over the
county who are not able to pay !
for x-rays, have had x-rays paid
lor out of the Christmas seal fund,
and have been sent to the sanitar
ium and been cured by having
their cases taken in time.
?The nationwide fight against I
tuberculosis today is just as im- '
portant as it was in 1907. the year j
ol the first Seal Sale in the Unit
td State v Mrs. Savage said. "Al- |
though tuberculosis has dropped
from first to seventh place as the
(ause of deaths in America since
1907. the disease still kills near
iO.OOO \mericans annually."
Three fourths of every dollar
>pent here for seals stays in
Cherokee county: one fourth goes
to the National Tuberculosis As
sociation to be used for research |
and other phases of the program.
The sale will continue until
Christ ma *,
Deacon Dubbs j
Given By Class
The play. Deacon Dubbs by j
Walter Ben Hare, was presented t
Friday evening ;il Hi was ee ')am '
by members of the Junior class of
which Lester Stowe is teacher.
Mrs Hay Deegan coached the play, j
and Mi - John Itebak assisted with ,
Those taking part were: Harold j
Stile- Robert Stiles. 11. C Allen. ;
Harold Taylor, Clyde Stiles. Mon- |
teen \ en. June Mashburn Mary
Lou I taper. Kloise Dockery. and !
Mary Kilpa trick
Will Give Advice
On Christmas Gifts
Residents of Cherokee county
who plan to send gift packages to
foreign countries this Christmas
should get in touch with the
United States Department of
Commerce office in Atlanta and
obtain information regarding regu
lations regarding such shipments,
according to advices received here
irom C. Parker Persons, Commerce
Department regional director in
Almost every country has some
kind of regulation covering the
receiving and handling of gift
packages in those countries, and
there is a wide variation in many
of the regulations. Mr. Persons
raid. Consequently, if such pack
ages are not wrapped in accord
ance with the regulations, if cer
tain duties are not paid, if certain
v\ eights are not followed, and the
like, the sender may find the
package coming back, it was stat
Many countries do not permit
the importation of certain goods,
and the sender should know what
may or may not be sent to specific
countries. Mr. Persons explained.
Also, there may be a limitation as
10 the number of given articles
which may be included in the one i
package, he added
"My advice to those planning to
send gifts to other countries i> 1o
learn what the regulations are
before sending them, and they can (
get up-to-date information on the
subject by communicating with our
Atlanta office, the address of which
is Post Office Box 1595. Atlanta 1
Georgia." he stated. "Our Atlanta
office is located at 418 Atlanta
National Building. 50 Whitehall
St . and we will be glad to receive
a personal call from anyone
Two Sisters Meet
After 37 Years
When Mrs. Betty Hyatt, 79. of
Warne went to Paris, Ark., in ,
Dctober to meet her sister, it made j
news The two had not seen each |
)ther in 37 years and had a happy i
reunion. The following story
'bout the event appeared in the
Pari* Progress at Paris:
Tlit' wheels of time will turn
>ack many times in the minds of
Ur .1 L. Thompson, age 74 years,
ind Mrs. Betty Hyatt, age 79
ears, sisters who met for the first
?mo in 37 years. The meeting
ook place at the home of their
'.ephew, Dave Hawkins and Mrs.
Hawkins of Paris. Ark.
Mrs Thompson lives in Olustee.
}kla and Mrs Hyatt lives in
Warne. They met in Paris, Ark.,
Asked about the meeting Mrs.
tyatt said. "I hated to take on so
' was afraid Minnie would cry
oo hard. The folks back home
'Varned me not to make such a big
ssuo out of it that one of us might
No we didn't faint, but we were
i0 gloriously happy that we were
iust floating on clouds. Just think
not seeing an own sister for 37
ears chimed in Mrs. Thompson,
who was the first to arrive in the
Mrs. Hawkins wanted to see the
?bunion of the sisters so badly that
Practically let all the errands
Soim-run. for fear it would happen
Hh'le she was away. In the after
J??n she had to run over to her
''other s home for a minute and
0 other sister. Mrs. Hyatt arriv
0 so Mr. Hawkins was the only
l,(,rson present for the reunion.
lh e sisters talked continually. I
said, jUst catching up", and (
*?8cther for the first time in j
^ years. I
Mrs. Thompson was born
December 8. 1873. at Georgetown.
Colo., and Mrs. Hyatt was born
February (>'. 1869. in Ducktown.
Tenn. The sisters last saw each
other at Decktown 37 years ago.
Asked why they had not visited
each other. Mrs. Hyatt said. "1 was
too busy rearing my family of 12
children, five still living. Why, 1
hadn't been further from home
than Murphy. 14 miles away, in
50 years, until I made this trip.
It's been such a pleasure, think
I'll travel more.
Mrs. Thompson has no children.
She said. "Betty and I correspond
ed regularly but I couldn't find a
chance to go so far from home,
and when I announced to the
'lighbors out in Olustee that 1
was coming to Arkansas for a
reunion with my sister, everyone
Ivined out and wanted to help in
some way. The Methodist minister
and his wife are tending the chick
cns. They were all wonderful."
Both are members of the Baptist >
church. Mrs Thompson was ac- 1
tive in civic organizations and j
church work but in later years, j
has been forced to give up much .
of this work. She says she's like
the Irishman's flea. "Here and
Mrs. Hyatt has not been very j
active in civic organizations as '
she had so much work in the
home with the children to care for.
M :? Thompson formerly resided
.it Fayetteville and Denning. They
planned a reunion which was held
?t the home of their neice, Mrs.
Truman Phillips and Mr. Phillips
Mrs. Thompson was accompani
ed to Arkansas by her husband.
Mrs. Hyatt was accompanied by
two grandsons. Eddy Jiles and Hex
Hyatt and wife of Warne.
WNCAC To Meet
President Percy B Ferebee of
WYsU: i North Carolina Assoeiat
1 0 Communities has called a meet
ing of the organization for Tues- |
d i>. \? ?v ember 30. at 12.00 noon I
at Qually Hall. Cherokee Indian j
1 1 -er\ at :on Representatives of
the local Chamber of Commerce ,
??re expt -:ir.^ to attend
Service To Be
Andrews At 9:00
A special Thanksgiving service (
will be hold at Andrews Baptist ,
church Thursday morning at 9 o - 1
clock. Praise and prayer will open i
the service, following which the
13 you 114 men and young women
who have dedicated their lives to !
definite Christian service will give j
testimonies. A message will be 1
brought by the Rev. T. Earl Ogg. j
DUKE PRESIDENT -Dr Arthur
liollis Edens, associate director of
?he General Education board, who
iast week was chosen the next
President of Duke University, at
a special meeting of the Hoard of
Trustees at the University. At
the same meeting, the board nam
ed a Chancellor. Dr R L. Flowers,
vho last January at the age of 77
requested relief from the duties of
Lions Seal Drive
W F Forsyth, chairman of the*
Lion- Blind Seal campaign, states
that a total of $73910 hail been
received through Tuesday in re
sponse to letters and seals mailed
out on November 15.
The following contributions have
I, cen received since the list ap
peared in last week's SCOUT:
$2r>.00 eacil Christopher Lum
ber Co . Peyton G lvie, a friend.
Cherokee Lumber Corp ;
S."> oil each Murphy Hardware
Co.. V L. Gillespie. Tomotla Bap
list church. Ann M Phillips, .lint
Kibbs. K W. Easley. Jr.. Standard
Service Station. W. T. Forsyth. 1
L' Ghiringhelli. Dr. V J. Headrick
S3 HO each: W. D Whitaker
Si 00 each s K Lealherwo.nl.
I red Graham. D I) Johnson. W
li Matheson. Mr- Elizabeth Hunt.
Mi and Mrs Arthur Heinrich
Mr and Mrs Max I -add. Delmar
Thompson. W C. Kinney Mr and
Mrs. \ L Buchanan Frank Clark
1. II Gillies. H I. Wilkins. Mrs
Ijoll Witherspoon, .1 Franks. Ed
ward J. Cloer. Mrs W T. Forsyth.
I, Townson. Wood Collett.
Tommy Slayton Mr. and Mrs.
SI 00 each Mrs It Bueck Mrs. j
Thomas Spencer. F. II Moore |
Mrs. E. li Moore Gladys Mc- j
Clcsky, Thomas -I Larkin. .ludd .
Stiles'. S. A. Hughes Lum Mc- 1
( lure. T .1. Harnett. I> F Sigmon
I ? (? Forrister, L W Shields.
Wayne Conley. Cross Pullium. Joe
I'olvard. Mrs Louis.' McFalls.
Mrs. Lena RCctor Mrs Ann Coop
er. John M Archer W 1 Morgan.
Harley Brockman. Cl.i ? Bradley. I
F.vans Motor Co . Safe'j Cab l"
.1 w Keenuni. Mr* Will Gentry. I
.) .1 Golden. A West I \ Beav
ers Kufus Reece Fd i R Row
er*. Miss Daisy Battl. 1 ?V 1 *""at
ton. Charlie Rogers. 1-* ( l.utli
I I Mrs Neil Sale-. J I Hill, A.|
!i Butler. R (I Alevrul. Uruni
bj Mills. Henry Hya'' Mrs llcnr
Hyatt, Mrs. Laddis K lor Mrs
Nail a Ray. J S M.ver- J I. Sav
age. L B. Womack Mt '? "
W'omaik J. B McGuirc Mr- Mi
me S McOuire, Leonard Met lure.
.1 J McGuirc. Charlie ( >opcr. .1
l> Penland. Horace Sudderlh
Homer Ferguson. Red M>>i>ie Pool j
Room. Poley Chast.un. Mden
Coward. Edd Barnett Wayne Mill
Mtpf, B. K. Warner I. W Smith, j
Arnold Dalrymplc. P. R Hughes. )
Cherokee Co. Farmer- I oop ( I
li Gennett K t Tilson. Edwin
Hyde. Vernon Gn - M'"8 ^('a [
Mae Pruette. G P ( oopcr H '? ;
Robinson. Oran Witt. S S Willi- i
arns, W. H. Buchanan. Men Bry- |
son. P A. Mauney Mrs Worth
Green. Miss Lyila Malloncc. I II
Kllis. II. L Lack, John llrittain.
Forest Teaguc. Mary Lee league.
Roy Lovingood. Mrs Pauline Pal
mcr Howard West T J Bristol
Continued on page 8
I'.-T. A. TO MEET
Murphy Parent -Teachers associa
t on will meet on Monday evening.
November 29 at 7 :30 in the school
auditorium. Supt. H. Bueck will
have charge of the program
Mrs. S. R Carney
Taken By Death
Funeral services for Mrs Delie
Klvira Carney, 44. who died at
11:30 p. m Thursday Nov. 18. at
an Andrews hospital were held
Sunday at 2 p. m. at Oak Grove
Baptist church near Letitia with
l lie Rev Thomas Triu-'t officiat
ing. Burial was in :ie church
cemetery with Ivie funeral home
She is survived 1> the husband.
Samuel P. Carney. Murphy Route
2: three brothers Klbert Green.
.Vurphy. Route 2. Frank of Ashe
ville and Andrew of Gastonia;
three sisters. Mr* Minnie Beavers.
Mrs. Vergie llcddcn. Murphy
Route 2. and \1 l.ydia Spears of
Mrs. Carne\ wa> a member ot
Xolla Baptist church and had liv
ed in and around Murphy all her
At Mt Pisgah
Miss Ruth B.i associational
missionary, is agisting in a train
ing school at Mt Pisgah Baptist
church this week The Rev. A B
Lovcll. pastor < teaching the
adults. "Roman> Miss Bagwell
is teaching intermediates. "Plann
ing a Life": and Mr> Kthel Hogsed
is teaching juni Bible Heroes"
UW Night To Be
Observed Dec. (i
Training In . \1" night will
be held by th liaptist Training
t'nions of the W i <i?th North Caro
lina Baptist as ution on Mon
day evening. Di ivmber (>. at 7 o'
clock at Tomo* i'aptist church
The M is for * izat ion", and
the event i> being observed
throughout the s >u!h
The Rev \ B I. >\ ell. pastor ol
Mi. Pisgah Baj>!!-' church, will
speak on. "Found Faithful An
drews Intcrmediaie and Young
Peoples union- v\ ...I present the
themes for 1949 The Rev. Jack
Palmer. pastor >t Totnotla Bap
tist church, will fad the devotion
al Murpln ! ' church will give
Training I nion
Goes To Texana
The Adult Training Union ol
First Baptist church, with Dr. \V,
A Hoover president and Mr. .!
I. Savage group captain, gave a 1
Program at Mt. Zion church, j
Texana. Sunday evening Approxi- 1
mately 100 members of Mt Zion '
and 22 members of the First Bap
tist union were present.
Free Chest X-Rays To Be
Given On Nov. 30 -Dec. 4
State Board Of
Health To Send
Mobile Unit Here
People in the Cherokee. Clay.
Graham health district will have
rn opportunity Nov. 30- Dec- 4 to
have free chest X-rays for the pur
pose of checking for tuberculosis
One of the three Mobile X-ray j
ray units of the State Board of !
Health has been secured for ser- 1
vices in this district on the dates |
named, by Dr. M. L. Nathan, dis- !
trict health officer
FreeX-rays will be given the !
first 300 people attending the clinic
The schedule for the unit in |
this district is as follows: Nov. 30. I
Kobbinsville; Dec. 1. Andrews: Dec 1
2 and 3. Murphy; and Dec 4.
Dr. Nathan says: "If you have
not had an X-ray made in the past
year you should have one now
All school teachers, waitresses,
food handlers, and dairy workers
are required to take i e chest X
ray. Any person who may have
been exposed to a person with T.
B. should have an X-ray. If you
have a chronic cough, spit up
blood, loss of weight or night
> weats you have the symptoms of
T B and should take the X-ray.
"You have nothing to pay The
unit is paid for by the North Caro
lina State Hoard of Health and
sponsored by your local health
"Capacity is only 300 X-rays a
day. so you will have to come early
if vou are not left out. We are
lucky to get this unit now. and we
hope those who should I e examin
ed will come in for the X-ray."
This is the first time the mobile
unit has been available to Chero
kee county people.
The Murphy Bulldogs schedul- j
i <1 Hayesville last week and gavei
them the little end of a 19 to 0 j
Early in the first quarter Alex- ,
ander made a brilliant run of
seventy yards for tin* first touch
down of the game. This exhibi
tion showed some fine blocking
and splendid open-field running.
The extra point was missed and
the Bulldogs had a (> to 0 lead early
in the game.
But this wasn't enough for the
Bulldogs and late in that same
(juarter Alexander again went oft
tackle for two yards and twisting
;.nd turning crossed the goal line
for his second touchdown. Pickle
si met* plunged over center for the
?\tra point making a lead of 13
points for the Bulldogs
The L'ame went on with neither j
? de threating until late in the |
third quarter when Thompson :
threw Alexander a short pass from
the 32, Alexander lugged the I
pigskin to the 12 Arrowood took '
it to the 8 and then Alexander
took it to the 2 where in the next
play Arrowood plowed over. The
conversion was missed and the
final score was Murphy 19 and
Dockery. B. Lovingood. T. Lov
ingood. M erone v. Alexander.
Thompson. Fricks. Harding. Arro
wood and Picklesimer led the
Mr- V F. YVelborn of Statcs
ville. formerly of Murphy, under
went a major operation Monday
at Mercy Hospital in Charlotte
ller condition was good according
to a report received here by her
daughter. Mrs. R. G. Alexander.
The Rev. J. Alton Morris will
preach Sunday morning at First
Baptist church on the topic. "The
Growing Christian", and Sunday
evening at 7:30 on "True Fvalua
tions of Life". Other serviees of
the church will be held according
to the regular schedule.
Davis Is Speaker
Murphy Lions Club
On Mars Hill
The Baptist State Convention,
which was held in Charlotte last!
week, adjourned Thursday. Dr F. ;
O. Mixon <>t HalciJh was elected 1
Clyde Jarrett of Andrews was '
elected a member of the Board of j
Trustees of Mars Hill College:
.Miss Addie Mae Cooke was elected '
a member of the Historical com- j
mission. Other offices in the con
vention held by people in this as- j
sociation are: Members of General j
Board, the Rev .1 Alton Morris '
and I B. Hudson member of |
Board of Trustees of Wake Forest j
College. P. G. I vie member Board
ol Trustees of the Orphanage. '
Miss \ddie Mae Cooke
mineral Is Held
On Sunday For
V. B Bradley
Verlon Bascombe Bradley. 58. ]
(Mod at his home near Andrews'
Friday at 8 p. m.
Funeral services w*?re held Sun- 1
(lay afternoon at 2 o'clock at the ,
Andrews cemetery funeral build- 1
ing, with the Rev. B Ledford offi
ciating. Burial was in Andrews
cemetery with I vie funeral home
He is survived by the widow, i
Mrs. Bessie Wilson Bradley: four ,
sons. Gene of Andrews. Harold |
and Clint of Dallas. N C Charles ]
of Gastonia: five daughters. Mrs ;
!rene Dillard of Lexington. Mrs .
Christine Whitlock of Dallas. Mrs. ?
S'allie Kate Everett. Mrs Virginia !
Martin and Miss Bobbie Sue Brad
ley. all of Andrews; 17 grandchil
dren; two brothers. W O Bradley
of Dallas, and Theodore Bradley
Is Sermon Topic
The Rev T. G. Tate's sermon
subject for Sunday morning at the
Presbyterian church will be "Un
ceasing Praise", Sunday school will
meet at 10 a. m and Youth Fellow
ship at 6:30 p. m.
A special offering will be taken
at the 11 o'clock service for the
Mountain Orphanage at Black
W. Merle Davis, president of
Murphy Chamber of Commerce,
was speaker at Murphy Lions club
Tuesday evening. Calling atten
tion to the large list of unemploy
ed in this area, he cited the ad
vantages in the development of
tourist, dairying, and industrial
irterests here Giving a low esti
mation. he said that the tourist
business in Murphy alone annually
brings in $255,000. and that with
a few recreational facilities and
other accommodations the income
could be greatly increased He
also said that dairying and indus
trial development have great
A Q. Ketner told of plans for
a grade dairy cattle show here next
September, with seven counties
participating, with the idea of in
creasing milk production in the
area. He said that emphasis
should be placed on the develop
ment of dairying here, because of
the market that farmers have for
sale of their dairy products.
J. VV. Penland. of the rehabilita
tion department of the State Blind
Commission. Ashcville. spoke brief
ly on the blind work in the state
and what Lions clubs are doing to
cooperate with the Commission.
\V F Forsyth announced thai
$739 10 has been received in the
fllind seal campaign that is now
Addie Mae Cooke announced
that the an ""jr. I meeting of the
Cherokee County chapter of the
American Red Cross will be held
at First Methodist church next
Tuesday at 6:30 o'clock and that
a committee headed by Mrs. H.
(J Elkins is selling dinner tickets
tc those who desire to attend
Four-II Club c alendars arc being
distributed throughout the county
ar.d to every Ik. mo in Cherokee
County which is represented by a
4-H Club member. These calend
ars come in three sizes, a large
size for public places, a school
room size, and a small one for 4-H
i !ub members. The small calendar
carries pictures and information
en 4-H club work and has suitable
.space for writing in dates and
records. The larger ones carry
| an attractive picture of a 4-H club
boy and girl
This calendar which was ap
proved by the National 4-H club
committee was financed for local
distribution by the Murphy Laun
dry Ten percent of the profits
from this calendar go to the Na
tional 4-H club Foundation for use
in financing a National 4-H club
(amp at Washington. I). C
I. B. Hudson Heads
ANDREW'S? On Monday night
fifty school men composed of
teachers, coaches, principals, and \
; superintendents from the Smoky
! Mountain area met at .1 arret t
| Springs Hotel in Dillsboro for a ;
j supper meeting. The counties of
I Cherokee. Clay. Graham. Jackson.
Macon, and Swain were represent- 1
1 rd with their school personnel
The school men from these six |
I counties set in motion an organiza- 1
turn which will be known as the
I Smoky Mountain Schoolmaster's'
iclul; Supt, 1 IV Hudson of the
Andrews Administrative Unit was
named as president of this newly
formed organization. Principal
Ralph Smith of the Sylva Schools
was elected vice-president, and j
Principal Boyd B. Robinson of the |
Andrews Elementary School was I
chosen as secretary.
Two other meetings will he held
during the school year with Bry
M?n City selected as the place of
meeting The next meeting will
take place on the third Monday
night in January, the third meet
ing to take place at a later date.
Supt. 11 Bueck of the Murphy
Administrative Unit is chairman of
the program committee for the
second meeting. Serving with
Supt Bueck is Principal Melvin
lavlor of the Bryson City schools
pnd Supt. 1 B. Hudson.
Prior to adjournment, the Smoky
Mountain Schoolmasters' club went
on record endorsing the recom
mendations of the majority report
of the North Carolina Education
Senator 1. B Nichols from An
drews and Representative Frank
Biown from Cullowhee were in