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BREVAKD, N. C. FRIDAY. AUGUST 15th, 1919.
WITH VICTORY GDtLS
A fatal accident was averted last
Saturday afternoon by the heroic
action of Walter Orr, who saved the
life of Mrs. Mary Hyder of Horseshoe
by risking his. Mrs. Hyder has for
some time been selling baskets to
passengers on the trains that pass
rough Horseshoe. In leaving the j Neilson will take the part of Rosalind
station last Saturday Mrs. Hyder j in the play here. Her portrayal of
rted to cross the side track and , this character has won favorable com-
in doing so stepped on the track dir- ^ ments from critics in a number of
ectly in front of a freight car that the larger to^s of the south. Miss
As we go to press preparations are
being made for the presenta:tion here
of AS YOU LIKE IT. The play is
to be given under the direction of
Miss Hortiense Neilson, one -of the
best known interpreters of Shakes
pearian roles in the country. Miss
was being backed into the station.
Mr. Orr was standing on the platform
of the passenger train which was
pulling out of the station as the
woman stepped in front of tjie
freight. Realizing that she did not
hear the cars that were bearing down
Neilson is supported by forty stu
dents of the Asheville high school
who are said to be the best amatuer
players in the south.
The play was given in Asheville last
week on the grounds of the Manor
and was pronounced by a large
upon her, he leaped from his train ' audience the dramatic event of the
and snatched her out of danger when ‘ season in that city. The costumes
the freight car was within half a j that will be worn here by the players
foot of where she stood. Had it not ; are new and have been specially se-
been for his quick thought and cool- | lected for this performance,
ness Mrs. Hyder would have lost hfer | The performance will take place
life. Mr. Orr has been on the Hen- | on the high school grounds. It is to
dersonville Brevard train for a num- be given under the auspices of the
her of years and has hosts of friends Brevard Victory Girls, and a large
in this county to whom his heroic number of tickets have been sold by
action conies as a matter of course the young ladies of this organiza- • ate all the splendid things the people
have contributed, but especially
should the county know that Brevard
SPIRIT OF BREVARD
Editor Bre^vard New»:
As a representative of the State
Bdard of Health, I wiirii to make
grateful acknowledgement on behalf
of the State Department and. for my
self personally, for the wonderful
manifestation of appreciation and co
operation in regard to the clinics con
ducted in this county for school chil
dren. The citizens have giver every
support that could be desired in*both
material contributions and personal
service. The quick response to the op
portunity offered the school children'
by the bureau of medical school in
spection of the State Board of Health
has been beyond all expectations.
Indeed, I am not hoping for such
results in so short a time as have been
realized in Transylvania again.
The actual work has covered about
five weeks, over five hundred child
ren have been inspected for throat
defects pai^ticularly and one ’hun-
dren and ten have been operated on
successfully. Of the total cases op
erated on six were negroes. Fourteen
free cases were operated on.
It would be impossible to enumer-
and who are glad to leam that he tion.
suffered no injury as a result of his
MRS. MORROW HOSTESS AT
MRS. LOFTIS IMPROVING
The many friends here of Mrs. T.
T. Loftis will be glad to know that
1 she is rapidly recovering from an
One of the most delightful affairs operation in Biltmore hospital. Mrs.
of the season was the luncheon given Loftis v.ent to Biltmore some two
last Friday by Mrs. R. H. Morrow at weeks a,go and was considered in a
her residence on East Main St. The ■ serious condition at the first, but
drawing room floor of the house was later reports are very encouraging,
beautifully decorated for the oc- ’ Mrs. Loftis will probably be home
casion. Yellow and white dahlias within a couple of weeks if she con-
were used in the irecepltion rc^m ■ tinues to improve,
against a background of ferns. The
lights v;ere covered with white shades.
Pink dahh'as and ferns decorated the
dining-room and the lights of this
room were shaded with pink. The
color note of the flowers was repeat
ed in the first course of the luncheon ! rrliss Daisy Ritter, who is the dir
which consisted of watermelon- cock ^ ectress of the Spofford Receiving
tail. Home for children in Kansas City, is
Mrs. Morrow’s guests were Mes- spending a few weeks with us. This
dames J. W. Burnette, and H. N. : home is under the control of the Wo-
Carrier, Misses Violet Henry, Septi- j man’s Council of the M. E. Ch. S.
'ma Holmes, Anne Colcock and Nat- i Mrs. Charles E. Hay with her three
alie Dottercr. children of St. Louis is spending ssv-
— eral weeks with her sister, Mrs. C. H.
MOTOR PARTY TO HENDERSON-' Trowbridge, at the home of the lat-
Alt outbreak of army worms have Monday, Augrust 4, fifteen Bre^
been discovered in different parts of ^^rd Boy Scouts, Scoutmaster' J. R.
the county in the past few days and members of the Scout
are playing havoc with pastures in'^®m®*ttee, Rev. W. E. Poovey and
the county and in some cases are eat
ing com. The worms are doing the
most damage in the section around
Rosman, Cherryfield, and Pisgah For
The farmers should keep a close
watch for them in their neighborhood
and check them if possible.
The Department of Agriculture at
Raleigh advises that the best method
to stop worms from traveling from
one field to another is to plow several
deep furrows around field and main
taining ' a thick dust if possible in
furrow. As worms collect in these
furrows they may be killed with a
drag. Another method sometimes
used is to apply a heavy dose of paris
green to a strip a few yards wide
around a field threatened, if there
is^ no stock to be grazed on field.
The army worm is the younger
stage of a dull brownish moth. The
moth passes the winter as a half
gro\vn larvae in the ground, and
emerges in the spring as a full grown
Similar outbreaks of the army worm
Mr. J. A. Miller, left for a week’s
camping trip to Lake Fairfield, N. C.
Mr. Miller and two scouts carried
the camping equipment to the lake
by motor and th^ rest of the bunch
went to Lake Toxaway by rail and
hiked over to Lake Fairfield Monday
The scouts camped on the edge
of the lake and enjoyed swimming,
boating, hiking, story-telling, and
The campers returned Saturday af
ternoon after enjoying the best outing
that they had ever had.
It was the unanimous opinion of the
meeting at the Court House Tuesda^^
evening to follow the request from
the Red Cross headquarters to aban*
don the organizing of an associated
charities since, a change has bee"n
made in the rules of the Red Cross
so that it will do the work which
those back of the movement of the
associated charities had in mind.
THE PRAYER CORNER
THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS
Institute was given for the use of i and green clover worms are occuring
the clinic and the Davis-Walker Drug the eastern part of the state.
Company furnished ether with practi
cally no profit to themselves.
Free car service by individuals,
with personal service in the clinics
by large numbers of individuals made
the work easier and less expen
sive. One grateful parent almost
doubled her check for her three child
ren, thereby helping those less able
The Franklin Hotel entertained the
operators ono night.
The Brevard News made valuable
contributions in giving space each
v/eek for notices and articles for pub
It is with reluctance that I pass
on from this county. Would not this
be psychological moment to install
a full time health ofFcer and a coun
B. DUNN, R. N.
R. E. LAWREENCE,
GRADED SCHOOL OPENS IN
The Brevard Graded School will
open for the first session of the 1919
-1920 term on Monday, September
the eight. All members of the graded
school faculty who taught here last
year will return this fall. There will
I find the sentiment of the people
THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS
as modified, I should say that ninety
percent of the people with whom I
have spoken are impatient of the po
litical petti fogging which has char-
! acterized most of the discussion, and
j are honestly and earnestly anxious
I that this nation shall assume the ob-
> ligation which membership in the
League will involve; as I have talked
with them 1 think I find their
thoughts running thus:
1 The failure to establish a
world league must inevitably lead to
a return to the old national rivalties
and inordinate ambitions, with fresh
conflicts and a renewal of hostilities
^ They are not ambitious that
America should assume European or
be some additions to the teaching
corps for the coming year. A number responsibilities, they feel that
of new courses are to be added to the
curriculum of the local schools and
prospects are bright for one of the
most successful years in the history
of the institution.
AT THE METHODIST CHURCH
Prof. Trowbridge and his mother,!
Mrs. Norman Redwood gave a Mrs. Julia Trowbridge were in Ashe-1
motor party Friday afternon for her ville, Monday and Tuesday of this
guest, Miss Agnes Harv/ood of Nash- week. |
ville, Tenn. The drive ended with an ‘ Miss Minnie Parker of Winthrop ,
informal supper at the Laurel Park College, S. C. , who spent August
Hotel near Hendersonville. Mrs. with us last year, is here again this ^
Redwood and her guests visited sev- summer. I
eral places of interest near Hender-' A party of our guests from Dleri- j
sonville and then went to Laurel dian, with a crowd from the Haynes j
Pa^k. The table was charmingly de- cottage are camping out at Lake Tox j
cqtB^R'I, the colors were yellow and away. ,
'Wfe. An inim-ense bowl of golden Miss Beulah Cobb, a former B. L j
glow formed the centerpiece and the student, nov/ of Spartanburg, S. C. j
Rev. W. E. Poovey v;ill preach a
special sermon to children next Sun
day morning at eleven o’clock. He
will also preach at the evening ser-
i vice which will be held on the church
I lawn at eight o’clock. His sermon
' next Sunday evening will be the 4th
in a series on the “Message of the
BAPTISTS OF COUNTY TO HOLD
AT PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES
place cards were decorated w
ter color sketches of the B ‘evard-
Henderronville road. The ^alads,
ices and punch suggested the color
tone of ^he decorations. Thp ices
were served in cups in the shap'e of
yellow roses and the table was ilium
inated v.’ith yeilow candles and brass
and spantfled shades.
th wa- is spending her vacation at B. I. I
Miss Cobb has several friends with ;
her. ' : ‘
Cecil Sheffield, manager of the B.
I. farm, left'oiMEeeda^, for his va- i
cation '.^.ich he will spend in the
part of the state.
BREVARD TO HAVE GERMAN
Sunday School 10 A.
Church Service. 11 A.
Sermon by the Pastor
Service lasts esRctly' one hour.
Sunday School.'... .3:30 P. M.
Church Service. - . 4:30 P. M.
Celebration of the 3j0rd’s Supper
“And as His cfistosa was. He went
. into the Synogogae cn the Sabbath
Day.” ' ' -
All Baptists in the Transylvania
association are urged to plan for the
fifth Sunday Meeting at Mt. Moriah.
This meeting is an important oc-
cassion and each and every church
should be represented.
Saturday and Sunday are the days.
Dinner on the ground. Look for a
program through the mail.
SUPPER FOR FRIENDS
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. B. Jenkins were
hosts last Sunday evening at an in
formal supper. The affair took place |
at their residence and v.'as very much j
I c njoyed by the small j^arty of friends 1
v.'ho v/ere present.
we have a great enough task at home
to challenge all our energies; but
a They feel that it has been made
evident beyond argument, t^nat in
any future war we siiall almost in
evitably be involved; it is impossible
that we should longer remain in iso
lation from world dangers and world
b Membership in the League will
involve no obligations which vrould
not be ours of necessity were danger
to threaten again.
c Our membership in and hearty
support of the League will be a tre
mendous guarantee that we shall not
be forced to go to armies again—as
we should be. League or no League,
were the nations of Europe to fly
again into turmoil.
3 Among .Christians especially I
find a conviction that the League is
a vital expression of the real purpose
which sent America into the war. We
Miss Allie Green of McCormick,
S. C. has returned to her home after
a visit to Mrs. Thomas J. Wilson.
Miss Frances Mclver, daughter of
Brig. Gen. George W. Mclver, who
commanded a brigade of the Wildcat
Division, is visiting her cousins, Mr.
and Mrs. H. V. Smedberg of Apple-
Mrs. W. P. Bauselog of Gulfport,
Mississippi is also visiting Mr. and
Mrs. H. V. Smedberg. M^. Bauselog
formerly Miss Ruth Eisele, is pleas
antly remembered here where she has
many' friends made during formw
Thomas Teague and W. C. Power
have opened an information bureau
on the Court House Square. The
bureau is housed in a new booth which
has been erected this week and will
supply information to tourists and
citizens of the town oh the most
pleasant drives to take, the weather
and all related subjects. A tele
phone has been installed at the bureau
for the convenience of those who
care to use it. The many patrons
of Mr. Teague’s public service will
be glad to know that they can “CALL
TOM” at the information bureau and
get a first-class auto. The bureau
telephone is number five.
Dr. W. J. Wallis has returned from
the north where he was at the bed
side of his sister who died last week.
AT THE BAPTIST CHURCH
Rev. T. L. Blalock, Baptist Mission
ary to China for 26 years, will speak
at Brevard Baptist Church at both
services on Sunday, August the 17th.
ENLISTS IN MOTOR CORPS
John T. Clark, the son of W. P.
Clark of this county, enlisted last
Saturday in the United States Army.
Young Clark selected the motor
transport branch of the service and is
expecting to receive his assignment
to duty at an early date.
The buildin on Main Street near
the comer of Maple St. which has
cannot reject it if have really set | hcen occupied by a cafe for colored
our hearts to the task of proving i-hat some time, has been tom
LADIES’ NIGHT AT EREVARD
ALL DAY SHNGING
FROM THE I
NATIONAL LEAGUE I
I j There will be an £ll day’ singing
Thru the Chairman, Mrs. J. S. Sil- and basket dinner at Etowah on the
Brevard club members held an open
meeting Monday night in honor of
j their lady friends. A number of
ladies of the town as well as several
visitor? were present. Dancing and
games occupied the evening and a
buffet suTsrer was served at midnight.
: versteen, the Woman’s League for fifth Sunday in this jnonth. All lovers
Representative Weaver has' intro- Natior.al Service has presented the of the Christian Hannony Music of
du.ccd a bill in Congress authorising Eoy^'iVouts of Erevard with fifteen Ilenc'crron and Transylvania iirc • ?
Mrs.. Harry Patton,
Forest Circle c
coparLir'cr.t to have
■ ::on fully ocuipped comfort cordially invited to attend, bring their | Auxiliary of the Davidson
man cannon or field piece placed in k^s such as they gave tO all Tran- loo’:s, and help in this worship of
several Western North Carolina syT^nia soldiers. These jkits will be songs of Praise to God,
toviTis. Brevard is one of the towns ^ highly prized by the scouts and will | Respectfully,
designated to receive a piece -of be vei'^ useful to them when on hikes * M. J. ORR and J. H. MOFFIT,
. Field Secretaries.
Frcsbytsrian church will give a Sil
ver Tea on Mrs. Ed. Patton’^ lawn
next Tuesday evening from 7 to 9.
The proceeds will be used for church
repairs. Everybody invited.
the high ideals we proclaimed as our
war motive shall be translated into
solid reality. That motive was pro
claimed from _thousands of pulpits
and tciis of thousands of platforms.
It made cur army a veritable host of
crusaders. Wo cannot give the lie
to it now.—Bishop Faske.
Oh, Lord Jesus Christ, v/ho didst
live and die to bi*ing peacs and love
to mankind and didst organiza the
Church to carry Thy teachings into
Gifect; take away all isolation, selfish
ness, narrowness—-individual or na
tional—that is opposed to the realiza-
L-ion of pencp.
Bless the Covenant cr League of
Nations, <> God, which is the Gombia-
;d effort of the representatives of
many nations—^a world movement to-'
ward the destruction of those ele
ments vrhich telld to war and hate
. ■ .V-;" • . . ■
dov.-n this week and the appearance
of Main St. is very much improved
by the removal of this building which
was r-one of the most delapidated
structures on Main St.
It is understood that a company of
local business men is to be organized
shortly for the ptirpose of erecting
a new ofnce building in its place.
and tov.ard the attainment of the
grsat purpose. Grant that we may
not be led by a false paitriptism and
a p rverccd nationalism to deny our
ob!ir;ation to assist in maintaining
througliout the world those principles
upon v.hich our national fife existe.
But let Liberty EnKghtehing^ the
Vv*crl I be the racog-nized symbol of
out nation’s mission to, mankM^ tile
fundamental principle for wtilc^^ur
country has stood from tile bcighialns
of its histtfry, Anwjn, ' '
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