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BREVARD, NORTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9. 1917.
ELEVEN MEN LEAVE
FOR CAMP JACKSON
Original Thirteen Reduced By
Excuse of One Man and Unex
plained Absence of Another
Twins Seek Not to Be Sepa
rated. Eleven men out of the thirteen
ordered to report Monday to the
local exemption board left Tuesday
for Cm nip Jackson, Os-e 1- Mer
rcll was temporarily excused on
account of the erilic.il illness of his
mother. The oilier man absent
from the departing contingent was
Charles U. Shitt-m, who tailed to
report. The local hoard desires
any information that can he given
concerning his v!i reabouts, such
information being a kindn.'ss to
the board and to the missing man
The eleeii, having been pre
srnted with eon, fort ki's prepared
by the National League of Wo
man's Service, left on tin "":"
train Tuesday morning, apparently
in the Pest of spii its.
An unun tl incident took place
in connection with the present
draft. Fred Met 'all. a twin broth, r
of Fran!; Met "all. one of the drafted
men, accompanied the lifter when
lie cam- to report and besought
the local board to allow him to go
with his brother to cnmit. The
twins resembled each other cry
much and wen1 dres-cd alike to
minute details. H ud as was the
duty for the board, the request had
to be ref 1 .
U. D. C, ELECT OFFICERS
FOR M COMING YEAR
At the I. lectin:,' of the I , 1).
last Saturday the following offi
cers were cic; fed :
Miss Annie (L;sh. p'vsid,
O. L. Krwin, iii st vie, r, sd'h-nt ;
Miss Maud Allison, second vice
president: Mrs. T. F. Patlon. jr.,
secretary; Miss M tririrct )eaver,
registrar; Miss Margaret Hrccse,
treasurer and librarian ; .Miss Mar
tha Boswell. historian ; Uev. I' D.
Chajiman, lnmorary c!:ailian.
It was vetU' --ted ut tlif recent
state eonventioT) lndd at ivinston
that the regular month.ly li'.ectinu-s
of all the chajitevs thr-.i;i;hout the
state b'!'in w itli a ra yer i sp-ecially
for our boys in the army and at the
DEATH OF L C. TINSLEY
I. (.'. Tinsh-y died Tuesd ie. after
about a week's illness. His death
Was the re.-ult of meningitis follow
ing an attack of nenuio'ii.i .
Mr. Tinsley was in his i li year,
was the father of ten children, sev
eral of v.honi are still 'iivinir, ..ml
had been a member cf the I'm -by-terian
cb ur li for years.
Funeral serviies wvvo held Wtib
net-day afternoon at the liomo mar
Mount Surprise. In the absence of
Hev. .1. lb Hay the services weir
cmductidbv !; .-. '. K. P.. .cy.
The burial t , k jd.iee at ak
drove ceu.cter,' ::v 1 made ac-
a rdin to ihe rite . f t.'ie Junior
Order, of which .ir. i inslcy was an
TO THE TEACHERS
It would b" erca'Iy .ip ;re( iatt d
if uli the pubbc sc'ie- 1 teachers
who have not as y. i se,it in their
census of the adult illiterates
wonhl do s.. at oi.ee. Further,
turn in any other rcjio.it s that are
behind. The hi"' requires all
monthly n jiorts tv he ;n before
vouchers are ppjiruvrd fi r ay
nient. so jilcase hear this in inin.l.
The c;o'iiuls ; y law is bci;ii; car
ried out now in nearly all districts,
and I desire that it be carried out
in till as nearly as possible. Piease
do all in your power to enforce it,
and many thanks.
A. F. Mi i ii i.i.i.,
Co u n t y S n pe r i n t e u de n t .
A LONG PEDIGREE
BRINGS A HIGH PRICE
There are not many men and wo
men in this county, it may be safe
ly said, who can boast of a pedigree
clearly traceable for live genera
tions, hat this boast can he truth
fully made by Rose Donald. Being
a modest female and not given to
blowing her own horn, she leaves
to others the work of singing her
praises. Her pedigree table show?
not onlv the names of her father
and mother which is about as far
as many can go but also of her
four grandparents, her eight grcat
gratulp.irents, her sixteen gnat
givat -grandparents, and ail of them
t'le be.-f blood of a nobb family.
lint who is Rose Donald:' She is
a thoroughbred Hen ford heif r.
just hiidc'.ing into cowhoi d, and she
took a liistj iizt at the county Fair.
She was bought April 1, 1 : 1 by
Tics. H. Shipman from (PC. Mc
Reo of Straw Plains, Tenn. Her
la rents were Karl Donald and Prime
Lady. When Mr Shipman bought
her sb." was only a calf, but her
puicli-i-e pri e vfts :";'.':!, which ho
j il with the calm confidence of '
Tl,,t this cont; iencc was i.:sti(iod.i
as Weil asth I;i,l,,,.,!,!bn!,r
. . . ., , , .
oca.ers iu pun- iiiMroir.nil'rols may
he seen fron, the transaction that
.1 i. i .. o . .
before tic Fair. ()ri that day M r.
Shipman sold Rose Donald, good ;
will. jrospecti ve mater?. ity and ail:
to Volnev Owen of Fake Toxawav !
for t ho sum id" -".."i.
bi th.c next day the jrrcat Fair
day l!oe Donald stood in her
stall, ua. d at by hutidre-.ls of ad
mirers, hi r native white and red
made ;at'oiial and patriotic by the
blue ribbon that announced her
standtue; in the opinion of the
.p.vtyes, atul Air. wen was rejoicin-r j
in a trade that somewhat diminish
t his bc.n.k accoviiit but greatly in
crcas! d his pn speets as a catth
raiser. Mr. Owen is no novice in this in-
-, . , .
ilustrv. Ii!iiii' ! lent s"VrraI vea rs
oi iiis uie in oioraoi,! in inis very
business He now has a reeisU red
Hereford bull on his farm in the I
White Writer section, when- lie will
curry on the business of raising
FINANCIAL STATEKEHT OF
Mcinl ershij) dues received
to date slv!
Contribntior.s ' 1 ' . JT
s;."illl . 1 1
vpcn.Utun s U v cl.cpter
supplies to date. s
Fxpenditures for work mum
st. jellies 1 ".'.. e'i
Membership dues sent Wash
This leaves a balance f s ,")
out of which we must pay some
thinir over s".'oO.( b for snpiilies al
rcadv in our work room. This will
h ave a balance of a ppr ximat dv
or."..'''1, while we need other sui-
'ites aie.onr.iiii to far more than
II. X. Cakimki:
Tl'.i: si i:i:i
a-H mrCf rvrO nillOr
mn. JUrtCO CICO UaUOC
LOSS OF G0Mf4!SS!08
Tb.e many friends of Ora L. Jones,
former eiiitor of the News, will re
gret to learn that owing to iroubi
with his eyes he has been forced to
resign as a student at the Reserve
Officers Training Camp at Ft. Ogh -
thorpe, (b., thus losing his chance
to win a commission in tin; Rcservo
too,v place , October ..o, the JjiVi,.. oVM,c , .-,.;v, r,.. P.r.v:,,-,!
Army. Mr. Jones has joined his!f,rst' 11 1)c:lvcr- "con!- 2; K R
wife, now on a visit to relatives in
.. . . ,. . . .
the (astern art of the state. As
A . ' r
yet he has nnule no jilans for the
Renew before expiration.
PRIZES AWARDED FOR
Many Prizes Awarded to Competitors at
County Fair; Complete List of Those
Who Took Premiums on Agricultural
Exhibits and Livestock; List of Other
. Departments to Be Published Next Week
In the columns below is given a list of pri.es won Ht the county Fair
on agricultural and livestock exhibits. It lias been found verossary to
leave out of this week's issue the prize list of tie other departments,
but they niiiv be expected next week :
Agricultural Exhibits : first, $1; P J Wood fin, second, $2; Robert
Corn - Hampton Scruggs. F.revanl. f:rSi ' Farmtr- thirL
prize. S.VUO; T T P.Vton. 1'isgah Forest. : ,U'lfl'r ,,vtr "nc ear-P J Woodfin, first,
s.-eond. fail Allison. Pisgah Forest. ?h F II Holding, second, $2.
1 ,.,...,.;., (., or,.r,.;,.,. iUili Calf .l C Cnrncntcr, $!.
third, 1 year's subscription to Progressive
11.11, l V I I O rul'.ll LILFliWil i' - i'tiv .' . v
Ar-m:sT T Patton. Pi.gah Forest,
Ul:KH Kitten, second. sub.
- . i.-. . . - i f r ,11,...-.,,-
io l iocissie 1 aiPH., .1 m ii.iiiow.H,
k.isu I'ota T'.ks W L Aiken. I.ievard.
T s w,)(,d, P,revard, third, 0 mo.
su., t, pn,.rrvjVe Farmer,
Sweet i'otaroes - P J Woodtia, IVl.intyre,
first, ?1; V jl Olr.cv. second.
Onions- 11 N Ciirr'ar, P.revar i. H. X.
Carrirr, seciaid; V. Foi.tain, t!:!id,
Tuiaij..-: V, ! ri.e, hrst, .) P ih,b
for l, pecind: T il Siiiaman, tliir.i.
Manpre! beets- 11 X Carrier, first, $1.
Kutab-i.iras K 'i Kiiclien. iirst, M 15
r.aviKiid. second: Y i. Aiken, thi d.
Puivpldns -Mrs II .! V.'hiiniire. l:rt. ?!:
M (' ....,...!. W 11 I.' ..,,11 ..r ! : r 1
Cabbage - .1 M Meeee. first. $1: S F Ai"
Kye-W L Aiken, 1.
Apples - Kol.t Orr. first. $1; W. .). I'rette,
second. ( mo sub. t Progressive Farmer.
I;';1,t ,T- lhil(L
Celery - ( i T (ila;vncr, first,?!,
Sov Fee.ns C F Baldwin, first, ?1
Stalk Velvet Ieaas. T T Loftis, tint 51.
Stalk Velvet beans and Corn- T T
Loftis, first 51.
Fest Collection of vegetables -b K
Scruggs, tirst, 5--
I'.est Pisplav Arieiil ture Products - b K
Serocs, 515 plow.
Pest Pound Putter Miss Mollie JJood,
Pest Display Garden Seeds Miss Cora
(Jrojjan. 511 worth garden seed.
Paeon - j C ikiKWel!. 52.
Potatoes- Uaymonai Thomas, first. 55.
contrihiited ,by T. C. Henderson; Fkive
Corn --Madison Allison, first, 55, con-
tribute.l hy Prcvar.l Hardware Co; Frank
Duckworth, second: Kalnh Osborne, third.
Chickens-F.iant( n Mitchell, first. 55
eontrihatetl liy Rev. W F I'oovey; Rebecca
- ?,!adison Allis.i.i, $5. contributed
I bv Prevard Ikirkin:' Co.
Draft Horses -A C MeCulk iirst,
Frank .MeCa'!, second. 51.50; II L Allison,
lini.wt Vr,-- f rr! AM.in fir. t i V I'nm
j (M , C1 . ,. , 'n ,' 4
1 e iavtcn, sie-jiio. sl . il: l lai a!e Osnorne.
Team of Mi.ks--.las;er McCa.l, $1.
Mule under One Year - II L Abison, tirst,
$3; Prevard Institute, second, .'1.50; M. J.
I Clazener, third.
j Horse Colt over One Year - C K Osborne,
; first. :CW. Tallcy. second. A K
i , - v ,r ,. ,-(..
Hall (Peef Type ; Sutton Wilson, :ii t,
5; C K Orr, scce-nd, '2.:-r, Y P Owen?,
Cow over Two Yi.irs -V L Owens, lin t,
?!; R R Peavcr, second, M; Jordan Whit
Heifer over One Ye;.r and Fnder Two
T T Patton, First, f; C !: )rr, second, $L'i
j T T Patton, third.
Heifer under one vci'.r
K M Peavei,
I Hull luiiler one vcar !' 1' Peaver, lirst,
.., - , t , ,,
5d; f l Patten, second, . J; R R Peaver,
T . . I ' 1
( Pull (dairy type)- L R Scruggs, first, $5,
IP J Woodfm, second, $2.0.
Cuw over two years- YV II Faulkner,
CM!., II... M' - T .. T
.u.i ....-. etnwM- jiiM, mum'u-
-in. first. 1 yr sub to Brevard cws; Mrs
rv.s t-re.l J oh 2 1. son . third, ( mo sub to
Pest Lady Kider .Miss Louise Frvvin,
first. 75 eahini!; er.rds, d mated by Prcvard
Printer; Mrs 11 L Wilson, second, 50 cal
lin:; er.rds, donated by iirevar 1 Prir.tcry.
Poar W L Aiken, t.rst, 5); Prevard In
sG'ute, sieoiu!, 52.r('; 1' J Woorifin, third.
Sow and Ties A II King, first. 55: C S
O.-borae. second, 52.50.
Pr... d Sow-- P .1 W'oodfin, 5.i.
Mrde Fie Carl Allison, first, 5.V W L
C:.riiii.i!a( I, second, 51.50.
Female Pi.- Carl Allison, first, 5k V L
( arn.iel:;:el, second.
Cornish Game C F Orr. 51.
(trpii etcn V," F Poovev, 51.
Plymouth il.ii ks S F A'iis. n, first, d:
t S G Giazener, second, 50e; li HoMmv;
Wyan.lots F. V 1-lythe, first, 51; W I,
Carniiehael, second, 5"e
Pesi Pisplav t.f Poultry W V. Poovey
first, two food ehoppi-rs; C F Orr. sreond.
BREVARD INSTITUTE NOTES
Our Haliow'ccn jnrty on Satur
day nisjht was a ;reat success. The
usual witches and ghosts were in
evidence and a number oi" novelties'
were introduced in the smies. Ive
freshments appropriate to the oc
casion were served, nniontr them
1 einr pu!ndin de.
.Jeter Matthews of Asheville
sjent thu week end with friends at
Mrs. Carrie Thomas cf Spartan
burg caine for a short vi.-it with
her daughter Fstelle, at the Insti
tute. The last month of the iirst term
began Nov. dih. A number of new
pupils registered ;nd others aie
expected, amon ti.cm beir, Joy
.Mot se and .b.hn IV-nniner of (odd
Among new pupils registering
this week are the Mioses Adelaide
Patton. Ottih: Picrson and liulph
Miss Verne Johnson of Fh t 'in r I
Vas a. nest of A.iss Leatherwoou
On Sunday, October ls, John
Hag well an.l Miss Kachael Town
send we're married, the ceremony
taking place at the home of K. T.
ll'-nniri', with Mr. Henning tdTicia
t:n r as magistrate.
M.r. li.gw.-ll is u well known citi-
..-n of this plaeo and a farmer by
occupation. The bride was a resi-
dent of Penrose and was the sister
of the lute L. X. TownsetvJ.
Try a Diversified adv.
RED GROSS DELEGATES'
VIEWS Oil CONVENTION
Delegates Return From Conven
tion With Increased Zeal for
Work N. C. Women Do
Acceptable Work in Prepara
tion of Supplies The Need
Great and Imminent.
Amonj; the oOO deh irates to t'ne
state Red dross convention held at
lialeioh on Thursday and Friday of
hist week, there were four repre
sentatives from Transylva nia Mrs.
O. y. Doyle, Mrs. T. K. Patton, jr.,
Mrs. I! N. Currier u d Kev. d. P,
Hay. They reiunvd with a deeper
nivierstanili ;ie; ,,f t ho nie.iniiiir of
th''? work and of the urgent need
for more work still to be (tone, and
'lone now before it is too late.
They expressed th ois.dves as hav
inj,'a ''iirl:( ni'il M il-- ..i the reali
zation that some t.f our boys are
now suflViin tor lack of a piece of
in,:' to staunch thir wounds, be
cause we, pcrhajis yon let mere
selfish pleasure take your time.
As reported by the delegates, P.
M. Hopkins, if tiie sujm.'v depart
ment in Atlanta, said that '.': per
cent of the work done by the
woinei) of Xorth Caroliici vas ac
ceptable. There was a -zrave sus
iccioii that ass rtions to the con
trary sprang fj-npi Ciei'ii.an j-roa-
ganda at work everywhere, and
such shiTTicrous stories must be
hnnted down and. their oriuin lo
cated. Tin; matdiini'S now working
day and night to produce sweaters,
uauw drrssinu, etc., fail to supply
the demand; move machines can
not he ini-alc, for t he factories a re
now making guns; therefore the j
women must sa"nfi--e many things!
to make, up the deficiency.
Another address reported was
that of (rovcrno: Jpekctt who said
that this is primarily i woman's
war. In the outcome of if rests
t!e tafc of women whether they
shall have the place due thorn or be
ground under the h"cl of a despot
and suffer what cannot even he im
agined. The week of tlie civilian relief
committee was etnphusi.ed. sine
th.e morale of our army is helped
by knowing that the folks at home
ai" being cared for.
There were '0o chapters on Janu
ary 1 ; now there are :;,oo:i.
It is desired that a Red Cross I
Christmas tree b in every canton
ment, with Christmas packets for
1 :"0,e.oo men.
'Fhe Kcd Cross deletrates and
workers are convinced that com
mon sensi; is all that is needed in
the work. They are nothing but
human beings working for the good
of other human beings. All red
tape that hinlers result.-: should be
cut, for while we are writing and
arguing t.f how to do, men are
SERMOiiS ON PROPHECY
Beginning on Sunday, Xovi ruber
K'v. A. W. Mcl)!uiu 1 will
j preach a scries ( f sermons at night
; services. Tlie general the-iie for
this series will be 'The Mes.-a:e of
I the Ancient Prophets to the Mod
j cm World."
' Mr. Mcl'.inicl h.:is devoted much
1 thought for svmo time to the study
of prophecy and its fulfilment in
history, ami will give his congvega
! tion tlie fruits of his labor and rc-
' scare i.
At th.c Methodist church Sonday
night, Hev. W. F. Poovey will have
I the annual report, to be made to
j conference, read to the or.grega
j Mr. Poovey will leave for eon
; ferenee next Tnedav. 3 lis manv
friends hope for and expect his re
turn to this charge.
Something to sell means some
thing to advertise.
GALLED MEETING OF
On Thursday, November l.", there,
w'll he a meeting at the court honstj
of citizens interested in the county
fair association. The meeting is
called by C. K. Orr, iresidi-nt of
tlie association, and is for the pr.r
pose of electing officers for another
year and considering jilaus for it
jr-rmanent enterprise. Th;j mceti
in is called for 1 o'c lock.
At this time, tin? prizes won at
the late fair will be distributed, ti
the si.i'i essful contestants.
A FINE LECTURE
Last Friday niuht at th- Audi
torium Paul 'Snnhine" Dietrich
appenrci in the second number of
the L'.reuni course, under the, aus
pices of the U. I). C.
-Mr. Dietrich lectured on the sub-,
j'-ct "A Sacniieo Hit." The lei -
ture was f;-.li (Jf r.:
sense and tin
idealism, with rnorh of h'iu-.or tv
make ;is oints telling and to jus
tify his stu-r title of "Sunshine."
Tii- r. I). are fortunate in
having si cured this ieetnre in the
course. If t'j.e remainder ajp'roaeii
j it in excellence, those who patron
i.e the Lvceum htivi a treaf in
store for the rest of the winter's
Rev. A. .1. M ir.ley filled his regu
lar Mppointment at Oak (iruvc Bap
tist chrreh last Saturday evening:
and Sun. lay morning. In the nftor
ii"ou, Sumlay', a prayer meetir.g
whs held t the residence of H. O.
Miss M rxio Keeee, the teacher of
the pritnarv gr;ab s in Pig th Fores 1
graded r-'-hoid, was vi-isting at tics
heme of her parents, Mr. and Mrs..
L K. Recce, last Saturday and Han
L. R. M.-Call left (-lehee on Tues
day oi this week for Johnson county
where he begins work next Monday.
He has a 'position a o principal of a.
four teacher school at a saUry cf
so no a. month.. His brother, C. S.
Mcfall, is teaching in Robeson
conntv. He is principal of a three
teacher school, an I is paid si".ol a
Mr. and Mrs. Lester K"ll, who for
some years have been living in the
state of Washington, are visiting
Mrs. Kell's i-arcnts, Mr. and Mrs.
H. C. Raines. They expect to re
main in the South duriiig the witi
tcr. T. C, iiender.- n w.-nt to fire card
last Saturday and arrange with V .
I-. Bisiup. V C". to in-t::U in his
h. u-e on Ish.n : Ford road a bath
tub and other necessary bath room
Mrs. Lesa Hidgen returned from
High Point to ijr.el ej last week.
MATIiATASIAM ClUL MEETING
Mrs. Chas. Dcaver. was hostess
to the club on October -'"'th , there,
being a full attendance of cluhrnom-
a number of gu"sts.
There were thirty two in all present
The subject for the afternoon wa
"Conservation of Feed." Mrs. P.
P. Sled:,-; h;..l charge of subject.
Mrs. Ye!l:n:.:i. was riveted a mem
ber. Next meeting to be with Mrs.
VY. A. 13 .-a vans.
MCSTHLY HONOR ROLL
PENROSE HIGH SCHOOL
Prim;.rv YYilh .:o 'lda!eten. Fula Ly
day, Rani'-al by.i.ty, l.ewu Lyday. Mar
Surrc-t, Willi -M-ie hy.kiv, Rupert Lj day.
I nienv.c d kite C eral Ji no Holiday, Jewel
Holiday. Fiora Lydiy, Ruby McGuire,
Venna Lee Surret. Kna Williams.
High School Garnett Lyday, Ralph L-daj-,
Marie Lyday, Mary Lyday, Sula Hani
et, Bculah McGairc, rcarl Lyday.