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FRIDAY, MARCH 14th< 1919.
THE IBREVARD NEWS, BREVARD, N. C.
Name changred from
Cylvan V'allcy News, January 1,1917.
M. L, SHIPMAN, Editor
C. B. OSBORNE, Managing
Editor and Publisher
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FRIDAY, MARCH 14th, 1919.
The Honorable James J. Britt ser
ved as a member of the Sixty-fifth
Conijress for a period of two days
Hud thi*ee nifi;hts and drew more than
twenty thousand dollars for that dis-
tii.iruished service. Easy money?
The vote on the minority report
which seated Mr. Britt w’as 182 to
173, with 74 not votinp. The decis
ion was reached on the third roll-call
after preliminary tactics had< been
played to the limit. Many democrats
were away and their absense jrave
the republicans an advantap;e which
could not be overcome. They had
|)reviously agreed in caucus to pre
sent a united front and luckily caujrht
from passing the Senate. A filibister
led by Senator Lodge blocked the
free passagre of the railroad adminis
tration bill and upset tha Goverment
p’ans for development of the lines
cliis year. The puronse of ihe actors
•n the “drama” was to compel the
Frcsidcnt to call an extra session of
rhe next Congress, but the scheme
utterly failed and Mr. Wilson is back
on the ’ob in Paris.
OUR VIEWS ARE AS BEFORE
The Brevard Nov/s endeavors to
represent fairly all citizens of the
county. Our columns are always
open to signed articles that (iiscusu
any phase of public development.
This week we are publishing two
signed articles in regard to the tan
We wish to slate most emphatically
that this paper stands squarely by the
views expressed in an editorial last,
The pity is that the Legislature is
to be called together in extra session
next year. Once in ten years would
be often enough to satisfy the home
folks. Since amendment to tho Con- two) we knew there was something
file of that day knew more scriptures
than they do today, and they lived it.
Everything in doors and outside
was home-made. Everything they
needed, they made or it was mad^e at.
Feeling the . great need of preachers,
the Baptist concluded to try their
hand. The first run they made they
turned out two, Robert Jordan and
John Galloway. The Baptist were
rather jubilant over their result. So
the Methodist decided that they would
make a run ofl". The rsult •was John
Clark and John Trull. Uncle Jimmie
Brackens didn’t take to John Clark’s
preaching a little bit. Said he could
beat ‘Juan” himself; said if Juan
would quit and prove his attendance,
he would pay the fee and ca.sh his
Galloway soon became the favorite
of the young folk. It was not so
much what he said, but the enthus
iasm he put in it, especially in v/arm
weather whn he would begin to get
hot and pull off his jeans coat and
throw it down, get a little hotter
and shed his vest, and when he began
to unbutton his shirts (he always wore
stitution are in order, why not “fix”
doing. We believed everything he
said. If he told us that the Devil
; was as white as a sheep, we would
believe it. And this confidence was
! not confined to boy hood, it held on
' to some of us.
Would like to give some little
In my earliest recollection, there |
was but three churches in this west- sketches of Robert Jordan and John
ern French Broad Country, viz., Dav- Trull but it would make this article
idson’s, River Presbyterian Church, to long.
J. R. HAMLIN
-Mv next article will be on
the democrats napping. Had the case | Cathey s Creek Baptist Church, Mer- t
been passed upon by a full house the |riman s Meetin.g (so called) Method- Jvote-
vesult would have been different 1 Church.
Hov. ever, the result changes no as- ! ^ wish to make honorable mention
pect of the case, since it was dccided ; number of families communi-
by a strict party vote. The commit- ‘ in these churches for they are
tee found in favor of Congre;5sman mention. Presbyterians;
VV'eaver in like .manner as the House i Claytons, Lydays, Deavers.
farming and farm implerr.ents.
di(i for Mr. Britt.
Mr. Critt was sworn in as repre
sentative from the Tenth District a
Look out for Span
At the first sign of
Youngs. Baptist; Glazeners, Gallo-
Vv'ays, Gillespies, Jordans, Duckworths a cold take
Hamlins. Methodists; Wilsons, Eng,
*ew minutes after the result of the | Clarks, Trulls, Patons. (^ith
poll in the House had been announced ■ others in each faith whose
■frui drew the salary for the full ^ names I can’t recall.) These were
term. Not only this. He pulled j piUars, foundation stones. To them
down for mileage, contest expenses i '''-o-g three denominations owe their
and other allowances more than five ! existence today. (I mean in Transyl-
thousand dollars, according to state-' county.)
ments from Washington. It was i Kev. Benjamin King of Flat Rock
largely a case of luck, for if there
had been more democrats in the
House at the time than repubiican.s
he would have “missed his mark.”
But Weaver is back or. the job an !
Stasdard cold remedy for 20 yejirs—in tablet
fonn~8afe, sure* no opiates—“breaks up a cold
In 24 hour*—relievea grip in 3 days. Moaey
if it fails. The genuine box has a Red top
ifftth Mr. HiU’a picture. At All Drug Storas.
preached for the Baptist at Cathey’s
Creek once a month, Saturday and ■
Sunday. A Circuit Rider supplied i
chc' Methodist. His name was Wring.
He was a big man; rode a big hor.se;
what matter if Mr. Britt has drawn | big pair of saddle riders full Umited and it will pay you to come
a good sized roll from Uncle Sam? ■ of something we youngsters of ten ! ;„ yours.
Both received the same salary, ex-j what; over-coat and um
cept for the two days during v/hich
The Brevard Printery has some
very beautiful samples for the Com
mencement programsj The supply
Mr. Britt held the cornsi^.ission, and
neither one is badly hurt.
Weaver can well alTort to congrat
ulate himself that no notice of con
testing the result of the- last election
, „ . , U u- J 1 • ^^1 NOTICE OF RE-SALE.
brella strapped on behmd his saddle ^ ^ ^
I North Carolma,—Transvlvania Coun-
and he w'ore leggings. He had a won-; ty—In the Superior Court,—Before
derful voice. It was said that you Clerk
,, , , . . . 1 L. P. Summey, Amanda Burns, G.
could hear hmi smg two miles. Nearly ^ Summey, T. B. Summey, Rachel
fill the boys set thir heads to be Cir- Kilpatrick, C. C. Kilpatrick, Emma
^ , . , Loftis, and T. T. Loftis.
cuit Riders. Everv bov that got a 1
has been given. He would have no | Pup called him W’ring. No difference Louis Allison, Street Allison, John
earthly chance of hol.iip"- his seat i ^or the color, “his name is Wring.” 1 Allison. Mitchel Allison, Mary Gresh-
1^,^ , , Robt. Gresham. Minnie Summey,
now. , Don t remember who preached at ^ Maggie Lontr, and Husband
I Davidson’s River. « Long, and Cison.
WHAT THE LEGISLATURE DID
Beginning at an early date this
newspaper expects to giv3 its readers
a complete synopsis of all important
local and general i;:ws enacted by
the recent General Assembly. The
information Vvili apptar weekly
and should prove to b2 an interesting
feature of the paper for a month or
two. It is no small unujrtaian;.^ a'.-id
a “labor of love,” but the folks “back
home” are always interested in the
activites of their representatives dur
ing the legislative session and we
shall undertake the task of letting
them have the information.
It will be weeks before the laws
can be issued in book forn:. Be-if’/js,
the volumes containing ihe statutes
will not be for general distributio.i
and the public cannot raceive the in
formation except through the medium
of the press. This paper proposes
In thee days the preacher, preach- ! „ J5^^^,/rnt’’o"(l':"lup1rrr
ed the doctrine of their church , of Transylvania County made in the
Striasrht from the shoulder. They al!
^ set out, the undersigned commissioner
did it. The people expected it. In ; Will, on Monday the 17, day of March
o’clock M. at thc Court
fact they wanted it, and the preacher ^ ^^nse Door in Brevard, Transylvama
that didn’t do it was considered a i County, North Carolina, offer for sale
to the highest bidder for cash; all
those certain tracts or parcels of land
ying and being in Transylvania Coun
weakling. Wring delighted in “skin
ning” the Baptist. Mother didn’t
like it. Father said, “It is all right.
ty, and in Dunns Rock Township ad
joining the lands of the E. E. Batson
A man that don’t preach the doctrine ’ heirs, Eubanks, Candler’s et. al., and
,. J jTv i bounded as follows, viz:—
of his church IS a coward and I abom-I fjrst TRACT 1
inate cowards.” And now, the fourth j Begining on a white oak on the east
of March, 1919, let it be published in I ^
I GOdeg. east 100 poles to a stake m
“Gath,” that I endorse what my fath- jthe Candler line; then with said line
p- cojri I south 66 Vs deg. east 200 poles to a
'stake; then north 20 deg. east 10
In those days the people lived | poles to the Eubank corner, a white
their reli-Ion. They were devoted to copse with said line
20 poles to a stake in Robert Crissim s
th church. They were broad guage line; Thence with his line north 58
Christians, bu: r.arrow gau-o c_.urch- ' ''"'"%210 poles to his corner;
i Thence Witn the Henry line north 54
■ deg. west 105 poles to a stake; Thence
south 5 deg. west 80 poles to the be
gining, containing 100 acres more or
. u J J • 1. Begining at a white oak and do
te dispense the information piece- | First, it was taught and read in the | wood and runs a w^esterly direction to
meal, from time to time, for the in
formation of its appreciative readers.
Thc people of that day had a better
knowledge of the Bible than they
have today. You say, how is this?
The Sixty-fifth Congress has pass
ed into history and with its going a
democratic majority is transformed
into a minorty for the first time in
eight years. Taken as a whole the
session has been fruitful to a remark
able degree. However, obstruction
ists during the closing hours prevent
ed legislation of vital importance
schools. Second it was the family I ^ spruce pine; Thence southwest to a
,1 w'hite oak. Thence southwest to a
reading book, (had no other.) Third, i ickory in Batson’s line: Thence north
the people then read aloud, all thel''^®®^ with the trail to a Blackgum,
I corner made between E. E. Batson’s
family heard it. Seems like today, | and John Summey, Sr.; Thence a
I can hear Mother say, “Sonnie, be I por^crly direction crossing a branch
j to the top of a ridge on the southeast
quiet, your father is reading.” When
neighbors were together they talked
about the Bible. Children came from
school and asked what certain things
meant that they had read in the les
son this m.oming in the Testament. I
repeat with emphasis, the rank and
side of a chestnut flat; Thence north
east along the ridge to said Summeys
line; Thence to the beginning; Said to
al nu* ro acres more or less.
Said rale for partition between/the
pIcint'fTs and defendants as tenants
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