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VOL. 55 NO. 52
C:::n Yearly deport Is Given
In order, that the supporters of
the Woman's Christian Temper
ance Union may know of what their
'help is accomplishing, a yearly
report of the WCTU is hereby
published. The report was fur
nished by Miss Hattie Edwards,
president of the Union. Mrs. S.
W. Vance, is the secretary.
The report follows:
We have forty-one members.
A study course was conducted
for the members, using Hearn'a
The ,Wty To Sobriety.
: An instructive movie on the ef
, facts, of .. beverage alcohol wag
ehown in connection with the
health courses to about 900 stu
dents in five schools: Flat Creek,
Barnardsville, Marshall H Ig a,
Itin BUI High and in Mars Hill
Seventeen temperance reading;
contests -were held in the school.
Many hundreds of excellent
leaflets on the alcohol and tobac
co problems were distributed to
the public through flu tract racks.
. We continued the support of
he wrrting eontestn ta tbe Freeh-
; jnan.-'EnglisJi classes of Mar "Hill -
j.Cdllege.by furnishing tfeem ivtdfr
f -and tontributine literature .for i
, TMsr-were; written.' "t- ; '
AnoUisr r study course , was
taught to v about! one half of tbe
college younar people. -
t Fourteen subscrip-tiong were se-
y cured to temperance periodicals'
w- induding six for children.
Letters were written to our
' jslators urging them to support
. "An exbibH of posters made by
. , Miss Bowden was sent to the
State WCTU Convention. She
- has sent poster to other places,
made talks, written letters; in
ehort, her work has been prodi
gioue. She is a state officer.
We did a great deal of work
not in the field of temperance.
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i 4 is Also rlanned At
1 r Auditorium
-", if 'The fabulous Harlem Glob trot-
-1 .? ters, celebrating their 30th season
pn t the' basketball courts of the
" - world wiB make their annual stop
.' in ''Asheville's CHy Aoditoriuni
.' Tuesday night, an. 8, playing the
- powerful Philadetphis pasv v.Z
'VThe big game will have an ad
' ded program 'of entertainment
The Globetrotters' extra unit will
future , tight-rope walking, ma
ina, , a traropoliBe set, - jug-
eciobats,.; and a,$ portable
7 act before th. game and
Ar- ," ! v
Abe Saperstein Js, at
to make his 80th, anni
ibs 'vth greatest in
r hietory and hi oc
) endeavor is, already
resr.. . ' '
r lineup boasts
? ball ' band
' ' r brand ef
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Dimes Drive Chairman
FRANK FISHER, spo puis r
Marshall businessman, has been
named March of Dimes Chairman
of Madison County, it was an-
uneed this week. Tbe Jlanoh
01 JJimes Drive will start next
week in Madison County as well
as ate rest of the nation. Town
hip chairmen and other workers
'will be named soon t and' plans
made for the anaaal drfcro feo help
County ASC Of f ice
To Be Closed Jan. 1
The Madison County ASC of
fice will be closed Tuesday, Jan
nary 1, in observance of NJew
Kentland, Md. Arthur R.
Triipplett, 15, died almost instant
ly in a wooded tract when one of
the boy's two hunting companions
put hia gin on the ground. The
trigger apparently was tripped
and the load struck the boy in
the chest. The three boys were
squirrel hunting when the trage
fooWd' giant from Alcorn Col
lege In the Deep South'! Deacon
Davis, an AU-Amerlcs at the
University of Bows; the veteran
JVts C fey, M, from "Ban Dl-
t ) ', I'orpty .g;ir aons,' 'o-Y '. an
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FRED PAYNE IS
WINNER OF TOP
LIONS CLUB PRIZE
Huge Crowd Is Present
For Drawing; Other
. Winners Named
Fred Payme f Marshall RFD
was the winner of the Lions
Club registered Hereford yearling,
the top prize in the Baskets for
the Blind Drive here Saturday
afternoon. A huge crowd was
present at the drawing which
took place in front of the court
J. D. Franklin, of Marshall
RFD 4, won second prize, a .22
Robert Roberts, of Marshal)
RFD 1, won third prize, a beau
tiful aluminum set.
Marshall Parrot, of Leicester
RFD, 1, won fourth place, a 45-
ptece set of Fiesta dishes.
Shortly after winning the "year
ling, Mr. Payne sold the animal to
Mr. Riley Buoknex.
Officials of the Lions Club
stated that the cooperation of the
public made the drive a success
and also ' enabled 33 Madison
County families to have baskets
W jujtprsoiate the fine re
sponse of the public in this worth
while cause," George Shupe, president-
of the club stated.
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Bill Hunter Residence Wins
Top iHonor; Others
Officers of the Marshall Garden
Club announced this wek that
the Bill Hunter residence n Wal
nut Creek wa,s awarded the over
all grand prize in the annual
Christmas Decoration Contest,
sponsored by the club.
According to the judges, almost
all of the displays were worthy
of consideration. Concensus was
that the over-all excellence of
the Hunter display was such that
it was entitled to first place.
A number of displays were out
standing by reason of specialized
excellence, and the judges listed
them as foUowa:
Best IJpor: Mr. and Mrs. S. C
RudisilL is Best Outdoor Tree: Claude Saw-J
Dirorce Work From Polices
; U Urged By Probers;
! Raleigh, pec.; 20 Sweeping
changes were reeommended today
In'' tbe ' BSglrway 'Oommission set
up, .'Incfuding 1 a reductka from
H to teveSL in the msnber of com-'
A commission -' studying" reor
ganbmtkm of the Highway Oonv
missSon ' reeommended, that Ugfe
way operations be fStaoted from
r ' ties ry pUdrg restrictions on
t rV"J activity of its offic-
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It jr i tve cre"on ef s
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N. C, THURSDAY,
Cards For 195fc To
Be Returned To ASC
Tobacco marketing cards ait
the property of the United States
Department of Agriculture and
must be returned to the County
ASC office as soon as all tobacco
produced on the farm for which
the card was issued has been sold,
according to Novile Hawkins,
chairman of the Madison County
ASC Committee. Mr. Hawkins
stated that in most esses the
farmers are being very prompt in
returning their cards. He point
ed out that failuC to xetum a
marketing card to the oJCfice would
result in the reduction f the 1957
tobacco allotment '' -
Fanners Urfied To
Reports By Dec. 31
A total of 67 farmers have
taken advantage of the -1956 Ag
ricultural Conservation Program
in 1966, according ttf Novile Haw
kins, Chairman . of ' the Madison
'County . ASCMGensmlttee. Some
150 of . these vfarmers have not
filed a report, on 4 the use of this
materiai ' TJiese farsaers are org-
ed?to- ffile Mt-T,nort not later
than December si , ,T" '
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Original: Bernard Brig
Snspirational : Howard
Appeal : Clarence
Best Entrance: Leonard
and 0. A. Gregory.
Honorable mentions: C. D. Bow
man, Allen Ducket, Grace Con
nor, Wade Huey, Ralph Ramsey
and John Corbet residences.
The judging committee, whose
names are customarily withheld,
expressed appreciation to the cit
izens for their consideration;
though the work was difficult, it
was also enjoyable.
The Marshall Garden Club was
pleased with the judges in making
The seven-member study group,
headed by Sen. Claude Currie of
HiHiham. said the present 14 high
way divisions have often operated
itwionakdMitlv "and sometimes Jin
eompetkion winV esest other, . ;
. The Higbwey Ownajission
"should be eoncemed, the. group
said, "with h needs of the stats
as a whole, rather than wits the
needs of any particular area of
the stata.,., ;
:. The groaprseommended V t
the stren members be fr '
for stajrred. four-yor f
lthe' fyveiTor "In sv i j
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DECEMBER 27, 1956
10-Mile Bypa.s Will
Survey work on a 10-mile by
pass around Marshall is expected
to be completed late next month,
W. M. Corkill, I3bh Highway Di
vision engineer, said.
He made no estimate of when
grading and construction work
will begin. Funds have been al
located to start the project
The 'jtpass wiU begin on Route
25-70 near IVy Bridge three miles
south of Marshall, pass east of
the town and rejoin the present
highway near Walnut.
A total of $1,000,000, about half
the estimated cost, has been al
located for the bypass.
Corkill said it is also planned
to relocate, straighten and recon
struct the highway between Wal
nut and Hot Springs.
Of Baptist Church
Plan Church Program
The college students of the Mar
sfoa-J Baptist Church were guests
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They met about 4:80 and planned
the Student Night 'program to be
presented t tthe church on Sun
day evening, December 30. Fol
lowing this, supper was served to
the seven students present, Miss
Oliga Sprinkle .and Mies Barbara
Jane Davis, Mara Hill College;
James and Charles Huey, Gardner-Webb
Oolilege; Greenwood Ed
ney, University of North Caroli
na, and Howard Banks. Miss
Janice Ramsey, Mars Hill Col
lege, Who is .a member of the
Enon Baptist Church was a spe-j
eial guest Sor .the occasion. Stu
dents unable tto attend were Miss
Billie Jean Redmon, Western
Carolina Collage, Mass Glimna
Ponder, Woman's College of the
University of North Carolina, and
Lawrence Ponder, Mars Hill Col
Classic This Week
Among Jbhose attending the
Dixie Classic m Raleigh are - A.
E. Leake, W. W. Peek, Harry
Silver, jacK uoie, Miiam wui
and Clyde Peek.
Offices To Close On
NeW Year's Day
Both banks, the poataffke, the
oourtTiouee and many other eluees
will, be closed, all dsyrTesday
January let it .was asneuncea
here this , week. .,-,.
Crrxes dosing include the
! n rvr"y Welfare trt-
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, ' a. s. c r r
1 also be c" a
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Uietini Of C3oart issase
Jim Selly, manager of the Sun
beam Farms in the Cherryville
section of Gaston County, is sold
on the value of good alfalfa hay
and silage in his dairy program.
Assistant County Agent Thom
as A. Taylor says the need for al
falfa on the farm is apparent
when you see the approximately
300 head of registered Jersey cat
tle Selly has to feed. "We couldn't
do without it," says Selly, "espe
cially for our calves and heifer
Taylor says Sunbeam believes
in growing its own stock mostly
from their great bull, Jester's
Sparkling Basil. They feed the
stock on the silage and hay har
vested from their 150 acres of al
falfa. "It's still not nearly
enough," says Selly. But Taylor
points out that due to irrigation,
they get almost double tbe pro
duct ion the reatof the county
Four Men Being
Held For Robbery
Of Sylva Man
James B. Connard, 28, Waynes
ville; Bill Aikens, 35, of Waynes
ville; Hollis H. Connard, 26, of
Waynesvalle, and Fred Parker of
Sylva RFD 1, were arrested De
cember 22 by Sheriff E V. Pon
der and charged with robbery of
$34.00, a knife and watch from
James Maynard, 3, of Sylva.
The men, with the exception of
Parker, who is out on bond, are
being hfjd in the Madison County
l Regular Meeting Scheduled;
r ire uniez Auen Uuckett is
really getting the MarshaU Fire
Department v1on the ball" and
much intereat is being shown since
new equipment bee arrived tind
regular scheduled drill aaa meet'
lags are a tapt ; ,
la the past tare weeks the .fire
station has been painted and re
modeled and the- following bow
equipment has arrived: BOO addi
tional feet of 2-lnoh hosei 300
feet additional lttnch : hose,
three fog noades, one smoke mask
and two adeiptors. v i T , -.t!
At a recent meeting of the f ir
msn, C. L, Cudisp was t '
ed secattary. and" Jainee Per.1
assistant secre - It y t
decided to fcc'.l r
other Vtmni:jr' ' -f . t"'"-
Tie tolly-:' r i t---k':
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PRICE: $2.50 A YEAR
Funeral Held Sunday At
Four-year-old Marsha Elaine
Tweed, who underwent a delicate
heart operation at a Minneapolis,
Minnesota hospital nine weeks
ago, died Thursday, December XV,
Surgery' was necessary because
Marsha had a rare congenital dis
Responding to an appeal, Min
neapolis people gave 100 pints of
the whole, fresh blood she needed
for the surgery. A world-famed
heart specialist, Dr. C. W. Lillehi,
performed tbe operation.
Members of the Biltmore Lions
Club gave blood at Aaheville to
replace what the Minneapolis peo
Afterward, the little girl made
what was dossribed as a "remark
able recovery. She could look
forward to Cfaristmae at home
with her parents, Mr. and Mis.
Rev Tweed, in the Laurel commu
nity. Marsha died in tbe Minneapolis
Her body arrived in Marshall
Saturday. " ' -
Funeral services were held at
2 p. m., Sunday at the Marshall
The Rev. L. Richard Mellin,
pastor of the church, officiated,
and burial was in the Mars HiU.
Pallbearers were J. D. Wallinr
Mark and Earl Tweed, and Paul
Surviving in addiiton to Iter
parents are her sister, Lou Ann,,
of the home; and her grandpar
ents, Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Wallin
and Mrs. Chape Tweed of Mar
shall RFD 3.
Bowirnain-Rector Funeral Home
had charge of the arrangements.
Jsil pending a preliminary.
ing Saturday morning before
Magistrate J. Hubert Davis, her..
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