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MARSHALL, N. C,, THURSDAY, JULY 19, 1956
PRICE: $2.50 A YEAR
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4 m. t V ip! V'
To Start Operating Sept. 1
Studio Is Located Opposite
Pntchard Cemetery; To
Start September 1
Harold H. Thorns owner of Ra
dio Station WISE, Asheville, and
ov owner of the Marshall radio
station, announced this week that
Marshall's station is expected to
tie in operation by September 1.
The cement block building which
will house the transmitter and stu
dio is nearing ocmpletion. It is
tooated opposite the Pritchard
Cemetery and contains 650 square
iMr. Thorns stated that Jimmy
Childress, of Mt. Airy, N. C, will
be the station supervisor here and
will also supervise radio stations
at Sylva and Wilmington.
The call letters WMJUH
have been assigned to the Mar
shall station which stand for
Hot Springs," Mr. Thorns said.
The local station has been assign
ed a frequency of 1460 kilocycles
and will operate with 500 Watts'.
The station will be strictly a day
light operation especially design
ed for the Madison County audi
ttnce. "WMMH will cover Madison
County with a good signal," Mr.
Thorns told this newspaper this
Eastern $tar, To
Meet Monday Night. .
"'-A regular meeting ferine ,Mr
tfiuA' Eastern Stat Chapter -will
- tie held Monday night, fair W,
, v& o'olock In Uis, Masonic Temple;
' At ths close ot the - meeting,
July birthdays of jnembers will be
observed and refreshments served.
Bemetimes s man don't have to
tie s very bigh flyer to live up to
onto Case Scheduled To
Be Heard In Court Monday
Q6 Cases On Docket; Judge
Pleas To Preside At
The July term of superior court
for the trial of criminal cases
wall convene here Monday mom
ing with Judge J. Wffl Pleas, of
Marion, presiding. Robert Swam
Jr.. is the solicitor.
66 cases are listed on the dock
et for trial, the majority being
for minor offenses
The case of Troy Lee Meadows
Jr.. who is charged with Assault
with deadly weapon resulting tn
death of his father, is scheduled
for this term.
Young Meadows fatally wound
ed his father on Friday night,
Jane 1, when his father forced his
way into their home in Marshall
and assaulted his wife and son.
His fatter,- who escaped from a
prison camp, died la an Asheville
hospital oa Tuesday, Jane S. w
Meadows' ease is scheduled to
start Monday. . " ' ";
A list of jurors for the term is
as follows: , " n
Kok Murray, TS 5; . Albert
Kicker. T& 1 W l: Ti A. Dodson,
TS 1 W li James O, Saelsoa, TS
Fqrwt. H. Ponder, TS li W,
H. Large, TO J; jurcner waa
dell, TB 9; Walter .CutshalL- TS 2
2) Ralph Carter, TS 1 W l
Biee, TS 10; Jim Lester, is
H. P. Brown, TS 6 Solomon
dler. TS : 10; John Lewis
re. TS 9: Jess Wallin, TS 2 W
c-ant MoDarrivTS ; John
Cirbett TS I'M 1 J Pumett
ley, TS Jj Weaver Caldwell,
T" J ; J. E. Allen, TS 15 Eiward
- Ci r.n, TS J WSJ Dave Canter,
'T3 10; W, B-'Payne, TS t; Fraa
c'.s Edwards, ; TS M6; Ernest
Ct n, TS 9;'CecD Friggs, TS
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AT MARS HILL
Spruce Pine, Jiuly 16 William
E. Pegg has resigned as a faculty
member of Harris High School
here to accept appointment to the
faculty of Mars Hill College.
Pegg has taught classes here in
mathematics, chemistry, biology,
physics and English for 9 years.
He came here after -receiving his
master's degree at George Peaibody
College in Nashville, Tenn.
A native of Havertown, Pegg
received his earlier education at
Pennsylvania State teachers,
where he was graduated with a de
gree in mathematics and science.
High School Band members and
prospective members of Marshall
and Mars Hill are asked to meet
the new band director, John Lack
ey, in August.
- Mr. Lackey, of Asheville, urges
all members of the Marshall band
sad those interested in becoming
members to meet hinvst the Maf
ftk&H ; Khool hiiildW dn"WedeV
Man mtt 4aad stmkat Aare
asked to meet Mr. Lackey at lit
Mai Hill school on Thursday
morning, August 28, at 10 o'clock.
Mr. Lackey, who succeeds Mr.
Phil Magnus as director, is a
graduate of Mars Hill College
and received his training under
the leadership of Mr. Magnus.
NAMED BY NCPA
FOR NEXT YEAR
Editor Of The News-Record
Elected Vic President
Of State Group
The Eighty-fourth annual con
vention of the North Carolina
Press Association, which held its
three-day meeting st the Grove
Park, Asheville, adjourned
Saturday following a discussion of
the Education Bill which was ex
plained by Tom Pearsall of Ra
leigh, chairman of the Governor's
Advisory Committee on Educa
- Ootstanding speakers and ar
tists during the convention : were
Dr'Norral ,Neil Luxen, Dean of
School of Journalism, UJ.C; i.
James ' Christian PfohL Fonndet
and Director, Transylvania Music
Camp; Ralph MoGill, Editol1 of
The Atlanta Constitution; Evan
gelist Billy Graham, of Montreat;
Ernest List, pisnist; and an en
semble from Transylvania Music
Camp. l - "
- Following the annual basiness
session Saturday mprntng, the As
sociation elected the following of
ficers who will serve for the en
suing year: - v:i '-X::'Tv
Thomos I Robinson,' Charlotte
News, prer;dent;Jsmee l. Story,
ITarslill .News-Record, vice presi
dent; Kiss Batxic Colrb, Kor-
ganton , News-irarald,' .-. secretary; '
and Clarence CrllTin-Forest Clty
Courier, historiaB.i'i.'vU v t A
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TO TAKE SOIL
Sample Boxes Instructions,
Obtainable At County
.Now is the time to test your
soil if you plan to seed alfalfa or
pasture mixtures in late BUmraer
or early fall. Soil sample boxes
and instructions can be obtained
free from the County Agent's of
fice in the Courthouse.
Results of your soil test, to
gether with lime and fertilizer
recommendations for particular
fields, will be mailed to farmers
"all for free." t
Every year a number of Midi
son County farmers fail to get
satisfactory stands of alfalfa, and
ladino clover. In many cases a
soil test could have shown the
plant nutrients the soil was low
Follow soil test recommends
tions along with other good farm
ing practices and you can expect
excellent stands of alfalfa and la
Some men's idea of progress, in
to predict terrible calamities for
the future. ... cw.'.':
Dr. Mn T.?;lc:J, Jr. To Open
Clf i:3 GvcrX":
CractuaieCf Bowman Cray
School Of Medicine;
, Resides Here
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Dr. John A.' Mcteod Jr., for
merly of Mars BiK, .will open of
fices for the general practice of
Medicine in MatahaH about the
first of August.
Dr. McLeod is a graduate of
the Bowman Gray School of Med
icine and served his internship
at the Wayne County General
Hospital, Michigan, where he lat
er held a residency in surgery. He
did his premedical studies at Mars
Hill and Wake Forest College.
During World War II he served
in the Hospital Corps of the U. S.
In college he was a member of
Beta Beta Beta, honorary biologi
cal fraternity, and in medical
school he was a member of Alpha
Omega Alpha, honorary medical
His offices will be located over
Moore's Pharmacy on Main Street
in Marshall. The exact date that
Raleigh A 3?-year-old man
sentenced from Madison County
in 1949 to life imprisonment for
murder has gone home under pa
role. The State Paroles Board report
ed Tuesday that Baxter Shelton
wag one of 11 prisoners released
recently on parole. Shelton was
convicted at the June, 1949, term
of Madison Superior Court for the
murder of Louis Franklin. His life
Sentence was commuted on July
9, 1962, to 25-30 years.
NITRATE IS NOW
The special discount program
for ammonium nitrate is now in
effect. If you need more low cost
grass for grazing, purchase your
ammonium nitrate while the dis
count program is in effect. The
price for July only is $3.45 per
hag. You can go by the ASC of
fice and pick up a certificate of
Dr. McLeod will begin practice
will be announced later.
Dr. McLeod and his wife, the
former Miss Jean Grey Coble, of
Burlington, N. C, are residing in
the duplex apartment of Liston
Ramsey's on the Walnut Creek
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Dr. John A. McLeod Jr.
CROPS IN COUNTY
Dodder has caused a good deal
of damage to lespedeza and alfal
fa fields in scattered areas of
Shelby Ray, a farmer of the
Middle Fork section, had one
field so heavily infested with dod
der that you could reach down and
rake your hand through it almost
anywhere and come up with
enough dodder to build a bird nest.
Dewey Phillips, a Mars HU1
farmer, said that he had one field
of lespedeza so heavily infested
that you could reach down and
grab one corner of the field and
shake the other corner.
Dodder is very seldom a severe
pest of vigorous legume stands;
however, when alfalfa is stunted
due to poor innoculation it can be
come a severe pest. The only
remedy that can save the stand is
to clip the alfalfa and get it off
the field. The addition of ammo
nium nitrate at 75 lbs., to the
acre after tutting may bring the
Dock Treadway, well - known
Marshall shoe doctor, was awaken
ed about 4:20 o'clock Tuesday
morning when he heard one of
his chickens sound off. Dock
picked up his 12-guage automat
ic shotgun when he discovered
that a grey fox had one of his
ehfckW and was beaded WBlM5h collected a vote apieee in
Belle's department store. . Dock
says he 'leveled off" and fired
once at the fox but for some un
known reason he missed the ani
Result: Dock is one chicken less
and the fox is still much alive and
awaiting another visit to Dock's
Swimming classes will begin
at the Marshall swimming pool on
Tuesday morning, July 24, at
10:30 o'clock, it was announced
here this week.
Everyone interested in taking
swimming lessons is asked to con
tact Roy Reeves or JimmieWohn
son at the pool. f ;
The course-will last !r two
weeks and e p"tfio' for the en
tire course will be $2.50.
Local Option Unit Defined;
Education Tuition Planned
Has 30 Of 36 Votes; F.
Freeman Picks Gov.
RALEIGH Adlai Stevenson
will pet at least 30 of the 36 votes
North Carolina will cast for the
presidential nominee at the Dem
ocratic national convention in Chi
cago. A Charlotte Observer poll of the
72 delegates each of whom will
have one-half a vote disclos
ed the commanding lead by the
former Illinois Governor.
Stevenson's nearest competitor
was hen. Stuart hyminpton of
Missouri, with a single full vote.
Governor Averell Harriman of
New York and Sen. Estes Kefau
ver of Tennessee each collected
one-half a vote.
Eight of the 72 delegates ei
ther failed to answer the poll or
declared they were undecided
about how thy will vote. They
represent the remaining four votes
in the delegation.
Those who indicated a second
choice for the nomination gave the
nod to Sen. Symington, who got
16 votes in that category. Steven-
the "second choice bracket
Irving Carlyle, prominent Winston-Salem
attorney, said he fa
vored Stevenson as a first choice.
As a second choice, he cast one
half a vote for Chester Bowles, the
former U. S. Ambassador to India.
Gov. Hodges, long one of Ste
venson's staunches supporters, did
not list a second choice for - the
nomination. He has said he will
politic among the delegates to try
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)o Retail Raw
To Be Sold In
TO OPEN AUG. 30
Superintendent W. W. Peek
nounced this week that all Madi
son County schools will open for
the new term on Thursday, Au
Edwards, Ponder In
Mart HU1 Play On
Sat Night, July 21
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Two Mars Hill students will ap
pear a the Mars Hill College
Dramateers prodoetioa at "Peg O
My Heart" on Juljr tl In the col
lege auditorium. " - . ,
4 .1V)Bmy 'liwarda, eon af Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Clay Erf ri,
wfl play tlis role of the . ' 'a
young suisor lor rer, wbu . r-
old ' Ponder, son of Mr. and lit.
Albert' Poade, will play the part
of the. lawyer: and act' as ' aicje
tnaaager, X'T$'W?i'j '
The pctiie b invited to attssi
the performance Eatoxdiy, J.'y
21 at 8:f0 p. law la the eoUcr
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Special Meeting Of N.
Assembly To Study
Plans In July
Raleigh, N. C, July 14 Gov
ernor Hodges made public today
the steps he and his Advisory
Committee plan to recommend that
the Legislature and the people
take in order to "preserve public
schools and help preserve the pub
The Governor and Tom Pear
sall, Chairman of the N. C. Ad
visory Committee on Education,
simultaneously here and in Ashe
ville. There they and their asso
ciates first presented copies of
suggested bills to be submitted to
the Legislature in special session
July 23. Then they answered questions.
The gist of the school preser.-''. V
vation plan would simply provide tfjtt.:
attendance expense grants, for"i-:,.'
merly referred to as tuhionA'
grants, to citizens who do not want
their children to go to school with
a nrmnvhpr nf the nnnnaita rafiflu.
and allow a local school unit to
suspend operation of its schools,
upon majority public vote, if the
situation is considered intolerable
If the Legislature approves, the
people of North Carolina may
vote on these questions, probabl:'
in September. The State Supreir
Court has been asked whether
general election in Septem
would be lawful. : .. t
"Holdinr f the big news MCfL.
ence here followed a second w
of conferences with legislators. 1
April, most of them visited tl
mansion for discussions. . Duric
this week, the Governor,' Pear
sall, Attorney General William .
Rodman, Dr. Charles - Carroll,
State Superintendent of 'Public
Instruction, and their associates
met with legislators in four eon
venient places in the State. These
sessions were harmonious and led '
On August 2, 1064 the MadiaonV
County Board of Health accepted
the Revised U. S. Public Health .-.
Service Milk Ordinance and Code, '
daited 1963. - This ordinance states. ,
that pasteurised milk is the" only,'
milk permitted to be sold, retail V
in this county. rJ
It has come to the attention of f
the health department staff that i
some people having surplus milk,.
are delivering his milk to custosn- "
ers on a regular route at regular .
times. These people are violate
ing two Public Health Laws." '
1. They must first have a"per
mit to sell milk and this permit y
would he issued to then by C ,-1
Health Officer. . - :
2. They are selling raw bD l
eonsomers and no retail aaw t
eaa be sold this way ia thie.ee
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JrasteBriaed auMk is the c
safe mUkto nse. It is teSk'
has been heated to a eertaia '
perature and held there I
eaough te kill all kanr 1 '
teria. It la aa a " 1 i
in the control of i..- j C
c -!e Discasea. T" ;
r C .h is to he
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