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Watauga Democrat. (Boone, Watauga County, N.C.) 1888-current, July 03, 1924, Page PAGE TWO, Image 2

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PACE TWO t <E3i.itaaga ?)unocrat. IL C. RIVERS, Editor iind Owner. Published Errry TbaroUy by THE RIVERS PRINTING CO. Subscribers wishing their addresses changed will please favor us by prinfj the OLD as wci.' as the NEW address. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: fins Year $1.50 Six Months 75 Hire* Months 4C Payable in Advance. ^ . Adfertinog Hates on Application Cards of Thanks, Resolutions of Heaped. Obituaries, etc. are charged for at the regular advertising rates. Articles sent for publication without giving the name 01 the writer will not under any circumstance be publish ?a Entered at the postoffiice at Eoone N. C. as second class mail matter. Thursday July 3, 1924. A jreat deal of unfavorable comment has come from the action oi Mr. Grist in demanding a second primary to decide the result o? the contest between he and Mr. Shipman for the nomination fo?- commissioner of Labor and Printing. A good deal of expense has been occasioned by his action, but his convictions were no doubt well founded, and we would that the voters turn out on next Saturday, considering the fact that the man who caused the second primary is well qualified for the position. and having been enlisted in the American force- during the war and dismissed with an enviable record we think . all other things being equal Mr. Grist should perhaphave at least one slice of the political pie that has been served exclu lively to another for so many years The other gentleman has been alto gather efficient so far as we know hut we felt constrained to say thes? feW words, at ai y rat . for our prin ter friend fr??in the neighboring coun ty. -o We should not longer neglect t? express our thanks to our railroat people for their thoughtfulness in ei ectimr large and commodious shed for the comfort and convenience o the traveling public. This improve merit has been needed for a long tim and is but another evidence of ih desire of the company to keep stei pace by pace with the progress an advancement of our splendid littl city. Mention should also be mad of two new and badly needed depot unloaded at Hodges Gap and Wink ler's siding recently from the sam flat ear. DESTRUCTION OF THE i 1 OWF.K A number of times during the par few days the question of the ruthles destruction of tne wild flower.- in rhi vicinity has been disea sed and way named for trying to protect them On different occasions automobile have been seen on the -'roots of thi town absolutely loaded with rhodo dendron, the smaier bushes often be intr taken as a whole. The result o this must be painfully noticeable whei again the flowers should be blooming The Charlotte Observer has writtei along this line as follows; People returning from tne moun tain section have given the Moori County News account of condition developed this season which havi caused much concern to the native: of the hills. 1. is the wanton destrac tion of wayside flowers. Some peo p'e going into the mountains in re cent weeks have found the roadsidi practically stripped of flowers. Thi condition had explanation in the lit tering of the surface and drains wit] discarded blanches of r'nododendro and laurel. Automobiles with flower sticking out me siaes unlCBBa t the front ami hack of machines wer encountered every few miles. Th mountain flowers soon wilt whe pulled and carried any distance i the hot sun, and many of these d< spoilers finding the flowers reduce to shapeless and ugly masses, do m even wait to dump them at home bi cast them away as they go. It is deplorable fact that the famous tui pike between Lenoir and Biowii ( Rock traversing one of the mo , beautiful sections of the mountai and in years past noted for its frini of floral beauties, lias been almc stripped of flowers, while many fi: rliodenaron and laurel bushes ha C. C. Hacker, M. D. (Offices over Post Otfice.) Elizabethan - - - Tenneiaee. Practice limited to diseases of Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Diseases of these organs treated by the latest approved methods. Errors of refraction scientifically corrected. Tonsils and adenoids removed only when necessary 2-1-6mp ^p?rr?i * y Davidson Issued Every Week by tht please and * Our July Clearance Sale it now on , j Thousands 06 article* are offered at; i a great sacrifice I . 1 Leave it to little old New York. ' to extend the palm of hospitality. Il I has certainly given the delegates andj visitors to the Democratic national ' convention a "warm" welcome. DRESS GOODS Marigold Canton Crepe, pure silk only ... .4 $1.59 Silk Crepe de chine only .. . 1.49 Pure Irish Dress Linen 50 to 75c Indian head linen in colors . . . 45c Extra good 9-4 bleached sheeting at . . 59c1 A variety of Remnants, some at less than half the regular price. j Hundreds of other specials in dress goods. "Whenever 1 have to borrow money I try to get it from a pessimist.'J j "Why?" "Well, a pessimist 1- the sort of1 i iio\v woo aom expect tu get u, iv-k." i been torn down. And the residents of the mountains as well as the more thoughtful throng of travelers have looked or this daily devastation in helpless protest. What is to be done to remedy such a situation? Possibly the State High way Commission might render some . help i n placarding the roadside with . appealing signs, but the remedy is , in the conscience of the people who ; travel the highways. It > true these - flowers grow v.ild, but they belong - to the land which they adorn, as truly as cultivated flowers belong to the private garden. It is certain that un> less the 'depredations are stopped the ,1 time is close at hand when the peo. pie who love the mountain flowers s and who have derived much pleasure f from yearly indulgence in their gor geousncss, will be forced to gar far t- from the highway in order to revel e in their beauty, for during the pros ent season a perfect riot of vandalism d has reigned. e ree Parent Teacher* Association ^ The. regular meeting of the Pa* rent Teachers Association will bo c held this week on Saturday instead of Friday, since Friday is a national holiday. All patrons of the school as ? well as members of the Association t are most cordially invited to be press ent. The program committee has so* s cured Dr. Kephart of the North Cnvs |olina * College for Women who wiU I f V -r (111. ,"3Ui I Ck 1.I.IO I1IVV.I8 ing. s Do not forget the time and place _ Saturday afternoon at ?! p. nv at the . Demonstration school of the A. T. S. A BIRTHDAY DINNER ! One of tin nicest and most enjoyable occasions of the season took place on Beaver Dam last Sunday at the home of Mr and Mrs. IV J. Hagaman o hen their daughter Miss Stella ar.d daughtev-in-law, Mrs. Don Hagaman, secretly prepared a sumptuous dinner in honor cf their tuoth_jt=r's b ird birthday. A profusion ot sweet peas and rose.- graced the home making it beau tifu'i. About 30 people, brothers, sisters. cousins, neighbors and friends partook most freely of the bounteous ^ repast ar.d when the 3rd and 4th table lulls came you couldn't tell ^ that anybody had been there, so far as exhaustion of eatables was eon corned. Fresh strawberries and good e mountain cream followed each table n as desert. r Such hospitality as is found in the ^ mountain country homes is to be ap preciated and such occasions are lonj . to be remembered.?One present. .11 METHODIT CHURCH ~unday School at 10 a. m. Help make the church school el Sclent by being in your place. Preaching at 10 a. m. and 8 p. nr by the pastor Rev. Woosley. Epworth League at 7:15 p. m. Wednesday night prayer service i 8 p. n. Choir practice fallowing. A welcome is extended to all. . Subscribe For You County Paper , fpR. ALFRED W, CUlT" W F.YB SPECIALIST see better SEE SlJU 17 Ycar'i Expcriance [ The Best Equipment Obtainable V Glasses FitteJ Exclusively I SfcBT'K BLOCK, LEHOH?, K. C. 8 yoa ?ut It ftom UCLA. Jt'8 Ail Right ? f * ;. WATCH J?AR?T- tCO* OATH-. I I , . .. HE WATAUGA DEMOCRAT?E V] Dept. St< ; Davidson Department Si entertain our iriends and SURPRISE BOXES !n order to clo*e out our odd* and end* in notion* we have filled up a couple of hundred boxes with a variety of all kind* of notions value 40c to Si. Choice only 25c. We do not guarantee you one dollar in merchandise in each box, but we will refund your money if you don't get more than your money's worth. Jim: "Gee, my head is about to burst!" Jack: "Don't let the sawdust fly my way, please." Beys all woo! pants at less than wholesale price. Men's and young men's pants at greatly reduced prices. Ladies rain coats at halt price. It is a pleasure to talk to your wife through the telephone. You can stop listening any time you wish. Why pay for overalls $1.25 to $2 when we offer you extra heavy blue denim overalls for only $1.50? Buy Real Estate in Boone Good six room dwelling witt stairs, running spring water, fin< j and shrubbery, shade trees, out which there are six beautiful I all overiooking lloo'.ie, close in, J ie*4.o00.0u. Easy terms. Two lots on Grand Boulevai Three others nearly level $350.0 $100.00 to $250 each. WANTED?A small farm ; home with two acres of land, h chance for somebody who want hour fine homesii.es frontn to S1250.00 each. A going business including . A chance seldom found. $l00o v 1 have a long list to show ; or sell, t Can insure your property ir anci companies in the world. H.W.H REAL ESTATE | Jor Jtconomic. ! 1BE IDEAL CAB I TAIN "I M Carloads after ca have been delivere< this section, and sti Those who intend ] cars should not dels made for a while 1 ness. Ask any C ! SESbr thinks of his car. |J The Bo< <#? -RY THURSDAY?BOONE, N. C ggR ore News' tore with the hope it will ] customers. . .Young lady: "Two hair nets, if| you ple?<ic.'' Clerk: "What itrenjfth." Youn? lady: "Two dance* and a car ride." Cctne ind tee our superior blue Cbambray Work Shirts, two poclcet* triple stitched, full cut for only 79c. Cook (to new maid) "You will get on better with the mistress if ycu | just swallow your pride and treat her I as an equal." Ladies' waists, made of extra fine I voile and organdie only 75c. She: "You have wonderful lips. They would look nice on a girl." He; "Well, I never raiss a chance." SHOES, SHOES! Never before have we offered such unusual bargains in all kinds of raem j ladies end children* shoes and ox- I lord*. It will pay you to come and ve these unusual values before you ' buy. t Now ; is on the Up-Grade i space for two more rooms up garden, peach orchard, flowers buildings, five acres of land, on >u:ldtnc sites fronting the road, and the price for .piick sale is il in Daniel Boone Park $200.00. ') and about forty others at from i few miles om in trade for a seated right in Boone Here is a - to educate their children. ig on the Boone Trail, S2.">0.00 . stock of goods, a poslotticc job. fill handle, might take some trade you. See me if you want to buy i one of the strongest fire insurI0RT0N AND INSURANCE at Transportation I FOR THIS MOUNSECT10N rloads of Chevrolet cars i to satisfied owners in ill the demand is great, placing orders for these ay, for deliveries can be vith reasonable prompthevrolet owner what he >iie Garage JULY 3. I924L LOST "1 To Our Sight Are Our Departed Loved One# but th? MounUio City Marble Company mn luraitli you a mark for their last resting place in either marble or granite at reasonable prices. Nothing but first clan material u?ed and first H class workmanship in the finish. Be sure to get their prices be- H fore you buy. C. C. CRESS, Azent luBMHWHMnMMNMHttHHMMIHEIBIlHHEHSNHHEHHMMNMMHBMMBMBH zi*3i J^^See it for Yourself l When better autos are built Buick Will Build Them F. M. RICHARDS, Banner Elk, N. C. W. H. GRAGC, Boone, N. C. Che., E. GREEN, Beker.eille, N. C, I Save Money - * DID YOU KNOW YOU WERE BURNING UP MONEY EVERY DAY BY NOT USING AN OIL STOVE? j ^ X Let us show you that it costs from one third to one half less to operate an oil stove than it does to operate a coal or wood stove. "THE LORAIN" I is conceded to be the best on the market at j( any price They are equipped with a giant burner * interchangeable to any one of the wick containers, dos not burn any more oil and will give you two to three times as much as the regular burner. j ^ Come in and let us demonstrate this stove to you. We can prove our statements as to saving by those who know. ^ i ? Dont forget we carry a complete line of hardware apd come and get what you need. BOONE I \RE COMPANY J 1 "II II *! !,! I ?EK& - - g|3j. *

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