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RICHARD OOLEY CARL CARROLL. JR.
Publisher Mechanical Supervisor
la Cherokee County: One Year. $2 50; Sis Months
|1M. Outside Cherokee County: One Year $3.00
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Murphy, N. C.
From The Desk Of Senator Forsyth
The Legislature this week has
been highlighted by heated debates
in both the Senate and the House
with Governor Hodges and his ad
ministration suffering their first
This happened Wednesday when
the Senate referred to a committee,
to he reported out one day certain
after the Appropriations Bill was
Passed, the bill calling for a new
legislative building. The bill pro
vided far a legislative building!
commission to be set up on or after I
July 1. 1959 to consider the matter. [
Your senator arranged a meeting
with members of the House and
Senate from the Far West and Chair
man Melville Broughton of the 1
Highway Commission and his staff ?
Director W. F. Babcock. Cameron
kee, Assistant Director and for
mer District Engineer in the Far
West, and Harold Makepeace, who
handles secondary roads.
The much needed relocation and !
degrading of a portion of U. S. 64, \
from Clay County near Hayesville l
to the Henderson County line, was
discussed at length. Your senator
made a formal request that an im
mediate preliminary survey be
started to determine the route and
The bridge on Hiwassee River at
Murphy, carrying traffic from U. S. I
64, U. S. 19 and U. S. 129 together
with local traffic and pedestrian
traffic ? including school children
-was described in detail. Mr. Lee
knew of this situation and Mr. Bab
cock thought that perhaps a new
bridge and approaches would be
built in the fall.
Lloyd of Graham had the full sup
port of the Senators and Represent
atives from the Far West regard
ing the new location and building
of Highway 129 from Robbinsville
to the Tennessee line.
It was felt by all the people par
ticipating in this meeting that a
great deal was accomplished. Chair
man Broughton was very coopera
tive in offering as much time as
was necessary and promised to
meet with this group at any time
road matters needed to be dis
The North Carolina Citizen's As
sociation gave a dinner Wednesday
night at the Sir Walter Hotel. Your
senator attended along with Repre
sentative Lloyd and others of the
Legislature. Prominent North Car
olinians gathered from all over the
State for this annual meeting.
Your senator and Senator Henkel
had dinner at the Sphinx Club on
Monday night as guests of Mr. Ar
The Legislature is in daily session
in the halls of the House and Senate
only a short time, usually not over
an hour. Work for the most part
is done in committee meetings
which go on from 8:30 or 9 in the
morning until 4:30 or 5 In the after
noon. Sometimes there are even
breakfast committee meetings! At
these meetings, public bearings, etc.
all bills are analyzed, evaluated and
frequently amended, and then are
reported favorably or unfavorably
to the house or to the Senate, wher
ever they originated. Actually, time
to get out correspondence is at a
premium so if your senator is a
few days late in replying to your
letters, please forgive him.
At this Easter time, I join with
all of you in giving thanks for our
ON OUR STREET
This is how "on our street" gets
around? was mailed in The Scout to
Pittsburgh, Pa., clipped out and
mailed to Gastonia, N. C. to a
fellow who took a ride with the
teenagers, who "drove the bus,"
Eighth grade girls basketball
team, looking so fresh and pretty
after defeating Hayesville at the
time, of 36 to 28.
Good looking young men deliver
ing groceries from local wholesale,
picking up packages of cigarettes
accidently spilled on our street.
0 E S Officers
Murphy Chapter No. 10 Order of
the Eastern Star held the Installa
tion of the 1969-60 newly elected
officers Friday night In the Mason
ic Hall with Mrs. Alice Morley
worthy matron and Sam L. David- ;
son worthy part on pro tem. pre
Mrs. Margaret Aha Phillips, past j
matron of Murphy chapter No. 10
was installing officer. Mrs. Phil
lips was assisted by Mary Cathron
Sneed. past district deputy grand
matron as installing marshall;
Stacy Gibson, past matron of Mar
tha chapter as installing chaplain:
Maude Guyton, past matron of Mar
tha chapter as installing secretary;
and Maude Duncan, past matron of
Murphy Chapter No. 10 as install
Officers installed were: Sylvia
Waggoner, worthy matron; Sam
L. Davidson, worthy patron: Ber
tha Roberts, associate matron;
Leon Kimsey, associat patron: Ann
Phillips, secretary: attie Palmer,
treasurer; Ruth English, conduc
tress: Juanita Hall, associate con
ductress, elen Moody, chaplain:
Fleeta Browning, marshall: Annie
Lee Foard, organist.
Dora K a y e, Adah: Marcella
Starpoint officers installed were:
Dora KaKye, Adah: Marcella
Smith, Ruth: Miriam Moore, Esth
er; Mary Cathron Sneed. Martha;
Mary Van Horn, Electa; Gmae
Owenby, warder and J. Franklin
Associate officers chosen for the
year are: Bessie Bates, associate
chaplain: Maxine Gossett, assoc.
marshall; Hattie Palmer, assoc.
organist; Kate Hughes, I assoc.
Adah; Ellen Crawford, assoc. Ruth;
Myrtle Evans, assoc. Esther;
Elizabeth Shields, assoc. Martha:
Alice Morley. assoc. Electa:
Maude Radford, assoc. warder;
John Morley, assoc. sentinel.
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THE FOREIGN INFLUENCE
V. S. Small Cars T? Look Like Foreign Models
Big Three Builders Play Waiting
Game On Small Autombiles
In tbe nation's auto capital, the
atmosphere is like Western fast :
guns circling, coming closer and !
closer, hands poised above hoLslers.
Each of the Big Three is warily
watching the other two. One loses
his nerve, thinks the other is draw
ing ? and draws. Then the other
draws, too. That's the only way
there'll be a Big Three small cur
this year or next.
None of the three ? Ford, Chry
sler or General Motors? has gone
"past the point of no return." But
they're getting awfully close. Tliey
could still stop. They want to stop.
But they probably won't.
There's a good chance, however,
that if the small cars do come,
they won't be ready by fall. With
the bugs to overcome, sometime iu
I960 is more likely.
All three have approved designs.
They've made clay mockups or
their equivalents, decided on styl
ing, tentatively located assembly
lines. Each has spent perhaps up
to 10 million dollars on preparations
for a small car. But they're still
reluctant to make the final plunge.
If they do, Detroit's new small
car will have the "new" European
small car look with a definite Amer
ican twist. It will sell, delivered,
for about $2,000.
Although the American versions
will have styles all their own. the
sedans will be reminiscent of Sim
ca's new four-door sedan and Re
nault's Floride ? and a more than
off hand similarity to the British
If the Big Three go along with
the arguments of some of their de
signers, they may also put out
a station wagon designed somewhat
similar to the British Vaxhaul or
the French Simca Marly. There
will be touches of the popular Ram
The new cars will feature wrap
around w indshields, dual headlights,
v.ill offer automatic transmission.
They'll average a foot shorter and
a third lighter than today's Ford,
Chevrolet and Plymouth.
They'll have 95-horsepower en
gines. get 25 miles to the gallon,
and use more aluminum than their
Ford and Chrysler will have their
engines up front; GM hasn't de
cided, and may put its engine in
Colors will be conservative with
oiauy one-color models. Interiors
will be "rich" but "subdued."
All the Big Three will aim at
low upkeep cost, ease of repair.
According to present plans, there
will be few extras. But that could
Why the reluctance to draw and
shoot for the small car market
when foreiga cars are selling and
the American-made Hamblcr and
Lark arc doing so well? The rea
soning is this:
All the Big Three have foreign
small cars now. Ford handles its
British - built Anglia-Consul-Zephyr
and German-built Taunus. GM of
fers its British-built Vauxhall and
German-built Opel. Chrysler has the
I French Simca. All are doing well.
No one in Detroit believes a small
car would be very profitable. A
small car costs almost as much to
build in the U.S. as a big one. And
a small car, if successful, would
cut into the market for bigger cars.
It's on those "extra" sales ? the
cars sold over and above the mini
mum to write off machinery costs
that Detroit makes the most mon
The big enigma for the Big Three
Right now their cheapest models
compare favorably in price with
the small European cars, yet most
customers end up buying a better
model or a lot of extras, therefore
paying a bigger price.
"Do they want a cheap car, or
don't they?" asks one puzzled com
How. then, do you explain the
success of the Rambler? Ford GM
and Chrysler can't. As one baffled
Ford executive puts it:
"The Rambler costs slightly more
than a comparable Ford with the
same equipment. It's not really a
small car. So they don't buy it
because they want a small car. It's
Walter Carringer was a guest of
his mother, Mrs. Ruth Carringer, last
? ? ? ? ?
Mr. and Mrs. Billy Browning of
Chapel Hill spent the Easter holidays
with Mr. Browning's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. E. A. Browning.
Words of Life
By: Rev. Fred B. Lunsford,
Pastor Little Brasatown Baptist
Church Brass town N. C.
LOVE TO OOD
Let me first call your attention
to the scripture found in 1st John
4.1*. "We love Him. because He
first loved us."
Things are always safe and happy
when we put God in His right
place as a Father, abd as such tak
eing the initiative of everything
is love. The first love of God dates
itself far away in the distance,
long before baptism. For whatever
is first to other things, "the love
of God" is first to it. As great and
sacred ta us as is Baptism God's
love is first. There is no good thing
for us that was not a thought of
love In the mind of God for us.
Many things that we cannot see
as goodness and love of the eternal
God in this life, will someday un
fold themselves as blessings from
Him. Much of God's love comes
cloaked in the blank ness of sorrow.
If we have tasted something of
the love of God, It began by God.
in the sovereignty of His loving
heart, choosing us. The history of
the soul saved is the annals of
God's love. I am a Christian today
because God loved a wretched, lost,
undone ana doomed sinner and
lifted me out of the pitfalls of the
terribleness of distraction.
Thanks be unto God for such a
wonderful rock to stand on. "God
There is always an inclination
to love some one who loves us. God
loved us while we were yet sinners
and showed no love for Him. When
ever God's love is really awakened
and brought home to our hearts it
arouses our conscience to heaven
We may have a general sense
of the love of God but we never
really do love God until we are
sure that God specially and indiv
idually loves us.
This feeling cannot be produc
ed by any reasoning but only by
the Holy Spirit's entrance into the
heart. He shows that love of God
in its highest actings forgives and
blots out our sin bringing salva
tion to our hearts therefore prod
ucing a never ending and unwav
ering love for God.
The love of God has shone into
the believers heart and must re
fleet itself. This reflection is that'
soul's love to God. to the Church i
and to every creature. j
In seeing that God loved us so
much that he gave his own son for'
us on calvary as mentioned in the i
3rd chapter of the Gospel John,
it behooves us to love Him sflpre-'
mely with all of our hearts and -
show it by obedience.
Let us love Him who first loved
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