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POLK COUNTY jfEWS TBYON, N. C
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TH&PQLK.COUHTY KEWS anrfTBYOM BEE
Jf Published every Fritiay af -TRYON,
Entered at second-class matter April 28, 1915
at the post office at Tryon. North Carolina, un
der the act of March 3. 1879
B. F. COPELAND, - Editor
C. BUSH, - Business Manager
Subscription $1.50 per Year
POLK COUNTY RED CROSS.
Tli a Mav and June, allotments of
about sixteen, hundred large gauze
pads has been : shipped. The Saluda
and Tryon workers put in mucn exira
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;ime to nnisn xnese 10 uaie.
During June nine selected men left
the county from Tryon. Through the
T- .. J 11 man WPrP flir-
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nished with comfort kits and lunches.
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The July meeting 01 tne executive
committee will be held at the Peoples
Bank Friday, tne nun, at uuee
Don't forget to send in all the wool
you can find, to Mrs. Lindsey, at Try-
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ADDITIONAL FAIR COMMITTEE
OBITUARIES, CARDS OF THANKS,
Resolutions of Respect,Church or Lodge Notices
where an admission fee is charged, or for financial
gain, will be charged regular advertising rates of
five cents per line.
THE AMERICAN PRESS ASSOCIATION.
225 West S9th Street, New York City, is our sole
and exclusive Foreign Advertising Agent.
"Long May It Wave."
p.0-;rionf w T T.inrlspv has made
the following appointments for Green
Creek and White Oak townships, thus
completing the county with the ex
ception of Cooper Gap, which it is
hoped he will be ready to announce
shortly. We will publish the entire
list just as soon as it is completed:
ureens ureeic: Hiiias antren, di
rector. Township Committee, Mr.
C. Davis, Mr. S. S. Laughter, Mr.
M. Georgian, Misses Shirley brans
corn and Gladys Flynn and Mrs. J. T.
White Oak: Frank Jackson direc
tor. Township Committee Granville
Thompson J. M. Lewis, J. H. Gibbs,
Mrs. J. B. Dalton. Mrs. N. M. Lynch
and Mrs. H. P. Arledge.
W. S. S.
ELECTION OF BANK DIRECTORS.
Hindenburcr mav vet take dinner in
Paris but it will be as captive of the
allied armies. .
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GenHindenbursr needs a few les
sons in etiquette. He has made two
.different dates for dinner in Pans
4 and has not kept either.'
W. S. S . .
The briefness of Gen. Pershing's
reports reminds one of the "Off agin
on agin, gone agm Finnigin" Irisl
section foreman's report.
w. s. s.
Study well the new sugar rulings
in this issue. You can onlv buv 21
pounds for the entire canning season
unless given special permission
your county food administrator.
W. S. S .
Have you donated anything: to the
tobacco fund? The boys "over there
are constantly callinc for more to
bacco. Send us a dollar or more anc
help supply . our boys with smokes
America has now prone to the aid ol
Italy and sent an army into thai
country. Gen. Diaz asks for
four divisions, and says with
many American troops he will
Vienna. Here's hoping.
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Don't forget that the War Savine
campaign runs until December 31st
unless our quota is subscribed befon
that time. If you have not yet fill
ed out your pledge card do so at
once, and let's, bring this matter to z
close and get ready for the next
W. S. S.
Germany has notified her people
mat they cannot expect to win this
war by force of arms but that it
must be won by diplomacy. Thanl
you the allies want no more Germar
(upiomacy or treaties. When a coun-
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- rty jooks upon ail treaties as a "scrar
01 paper- ner word is no good
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"Sammies" as applied to the Amer
ican boys over seas is a term that
does not stick. Our boys don't likf
it and the other allies won't, nso ii
Our boys ase "Yankes" and no othei
term goes, so we might just as wel1
get used toit. We have always beer
Known as yanicees and suppose wc
will always be so known.
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Polk county is in a class to which
sne doesn't belong those who havr
not yet subscribed their full quota ol
war savings Stamps. Study, the
matter over if vou hv nl
scribed ajid see if you can't increase
your suoscnption. If you haven't al
reaay done so, by all means fill out
and turn m your pledge card.
W. S. S
P.ead the appeal of the Red Cros?
ior to Dacco money. Can you sit idly
uy aim Urn a deat ear to the ap
appeals ot our boys in France foi
The first annual meeting of, the
stockholders of the Peoples Bank &
Trust Co., was held last Monelay.
The following directors were elec
tor the following year: G. M. rioimes,
J. T. Waldrop, C. J. Lynch, John L.
Jackson, W. Y. Wilkins, Dr. H. H.
Edwards, A. Y. Arledge, Walter
Jones and W. F. Little.
A report was made of the first
year's operations which was received
very enthusiastically by the stock
holders present. The bank has at
tracted a large volume of business
that a year ago it was thought impos
sible to do. The stockholders ap
proved and commended the bank's ac
tivity in War W7ork and the following
resolution was unanimously passed:
"That recognizing the state of war
now existing and recognizing the ob
ligations resting especially on all
banking institutions to aid our Gov
ernment in its financial operations ,it
is declared to be the policy of this
bank to cooperate in every wajCpos
sible with the Government in the
sale of Bonds and War Savings
Stamps and in all other activities
looking toward the winning of the
It developed at the meeting . that
Lhe bank is extending its services to
the remote sections of Polk county
and it hopes to concentrate the busi
ness of the county so that Polk will
come into its own in a financial way
by doiner all its bankiner business at
W. S. S
WAR SAVINGS CAMPAIGN.
IU IISUUL WWIIUi
FAIL TO GRASP
Your orders tot noormg.
Min: . finish, mouldings,
ur. Vwnnutectuxe this and can save
II o -
The War Savings meetine at the
T 1 1 1 .
cnooi auauonum on t nnav mp-ht
last was well attended, and fully en
joyed by those present. Th exer
cises opened with a short address hv
Dr. Taft, which was on the war from a
ministers standooint. The address
was full of relicious thought, and
showed the church's stand in the fight
rirs talk was Ireely interspersed with
vvit, and kept his audience in a vorv
Capt. W. W. Grav then snokn for
cne army, and his address was very
timely, and received the careful at
tention it was entitled to. Hp haH a
sample of one of the hand grenades
ao mucn used m this war, but assured
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ma nditis mat 11 was not loaded.
He explained the usp nf tha HpuHK-
iuue instrument, saying that if one
fell on the inside of the trpnpViPc it
was the dutv of the nearpst nffippr tn
immediately throw his body on top of
11. in muui to smem tne other men
knowing: that it meant Hpnth frr Viim
And we venture to
ncer m the American armv woniri
shirk his dutv.
The exercises werp hrnntrht fr o
close by an address from Lieut. Cope-
iana 01 th U. S. Navy. This young
man has become well known to the
citizens ofthis "section, and it is
needless to sav much ahmit hie un
dress, except to say that he received
tne usual good attention accorded
him. He had in his nncpooinn i
watch chain madp
nings, taken off the person of a Ger
man officer from a German Tl-hoaf
which was captured and destroyed but
a few minutes hpfn
U. S. destroyers. It was swapped to
a young American officer for food.
This young man later in a brush
Wltn a U-boat htr tha miofni.,mn
- uiioiui tUlIC tU
lose his eye-si ffht. Rpi no a noronn.
al friend of Lieut Copeland's he gave
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By ELIHU ROOT, ;
Honorary President of th National
Security League. j
There are doubtless some who do rift
understand what this struggle really if
Some who were born here resent inter
ference with their
comfort and pros
perity and the 4
mands for sacp
fice, which sem tp
and they fall to sef
tliat the time ha
c o m e w h e n, i
Americans are tip..
keep the indepem
ence and liberti
which their father
won by sufferiugi
and sacrifice, thejM
in their turn muslf
fight again for the
and liberty. ll
There are some born abroad who::
have come to this land for a ereaterl
freedom and broader opportunities an(i
hnvn mifht nnd rfppivpd thp nrlv'il:
leges of American citizenship who arl
swayed by dislike for some ally or by,
the sympathies of German kinship an
fail to see that the, time has come for
them to make good the obligations of
their sworn oaths of naturalization.
This is the, oath that the applicant
for citizenship makes: !
That he will support the Constitu-
tlon of the United States and that he?
absolutely and entirely renounces all
allegiance and fidelity to any foreign
prince, potentate or sovereignty ; that
hp will snnnort nd defend tht rjonsti-
against all enemies, foreign and do-;
meitlo, and bear true faith and alle-1
glance to the same.
"False to Their Oaths."
au tnese naturaiizea citizens waoi
Hre taking part in obstruction to our
government in the conduct of the war
lire false to their oaths, are forfeiting
their rights of citizenship, are repudi
ating their honorable obligations, are
requiting by evil the good that has
been done them In the generous and
unstinted hespitnllty with which the
People of the United States have wel
comed them to the liberty and the op
portunities of this free land. We must
believe that in many cases this is done
because of failure to understand what
this war really is.
This is a war of defense. It is per
fectly described in the words of the
Constitution which established this na
tion, "To provide for the common de-'
fense" and "To secure the blessings of
liberty to ourselves and our posterity."
The national defense demands not
merely force, but Intelligence. It re
quires foresight, consideration of the
policies and purposes of other nations,
understanding of the inevitable or
probable consequence of the acts of
other nations, judgment asito the time
when successful defense may be made,
and when it will be too late, and prompt
action before it Is too late.
By entering this war the United
States availed itself of the very last
opportunity to defend itself.
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"Pathetic as well as ludicrous hap
pen in our work," said an American
tti 1 i a a. : a. a v :
ISee us for lath, bnck,
doors and sash.
TRYON LUMBER CO
JiEO A. GASH
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
Collections a specialty. Deeds
and Mortgages prepared, and
Contracts written at reasonable
TRYON, N. C.
-Just i As Soon
as the contractor can get
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Office up Stairs In
Jno. L. Jackson Co Bld'g.
We Have ihe. Right Prices
Kind of Materials
to do your building. Full stock
Doors, Windows, Siding, Flooring
Ceiling, Shingles, Loths, Interior
I Finish and Moulding, Rough and
Dressd Lumber- Carry complete
STOCK OF FEEDS
HEARON LUMBER CO.
SALUDA, N. C.
Red Cross representative to the edi
tor last Sunday.- He then told of a
Turk coming into his presence . not
lone since, and requested that his
parents who reside in Thrace, or Eu
ropean Turkey, be located if possible.
The Rod Cross man asked himif he
did not wish to write a letter to them
and he replied no. Being pressed a
little further in the matter he said,
'You may tell them that I am in thr
united States Army, fighting for
their liberty and freedom," Such is
the conduct and behavior of an alien
when bnce thoroughly imbued with
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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC.
vv-uiij jL uui uuys in r ranee 101 I IT , "lanu o uc gavt
more tobacco ? Remember that they J1. chain an tola1 him to dispose
can't prooure it
tirely dependent upon your free will
otterings. Can you afford to refuse
Trio nAim i 1 J 1
wv, in uie trencnes a little re-
; quest nice this. Send in your sub
w. s. s.
of it in some way in the purchase of
wdi savings stamps, the proceeds to
go to some charitahlp
has been decided to dispose of it to
tne mgnesi Didder, all bids to be
sealed, and to be opened on August
That "contemptible little armv" of The cain at Missildine's phar
e Americans in TJLJl m where it can be seen, also to
wnere an Dias should be sent. Don't
be afraid to bid too much. No hid
tor less than $25.00 wil be considered
w. s. s.
NOTICE OF REPUBLICAN
, - r "tuc xiiuy ui
tne Americans in France is steadily
growing and the Germans
upon it with the contempt that they
U1U. Aney nave changed
their minds about th fio-Vifi-T, noi
... ' "6"""fi v, ncil-
ities of our boys and orders have been
issued by the German officers that
wucir soiaiers must be careful when
wiy are fearless and bold filters.
tiiey are farless and bold fie-htprs
a convention is hpvphv -aliori
4.. tne united States in- o'clock noon, for thp rmrOQ :
to inia war. . ,t; ' jTj-r rr-r 'ii""1"
I " 6 a Lojiuiuitw; ior county uom-
r I i-w im uie vacancy on the
ine complete route nf tho A no I -ivepuDiican countv t.iVk-of on u
army by, the Italians has cast some- rhe resignation of Manslaughter and
in to -non s i
iioa aucn otner business as
iiy. properly come before said con
The various townsh
requested to call and hold their Wn.
conventions on Saturdav .t,,i
what of a damper upon the Germans
and allies. Providence, no doubt in
the. .minds of a groat man v. nlaved a
hand m the came hv randnr noov,,
rains to fall and bring the Piave to a
uu biage, mus cutting off part of
xi a z v,Uukiii6 uii pair oi i wVj u" aturaay, juiv
Lie Austrian army that had crossed 6th- 1?18, or as early as possible, and
i ames nave naa ; ciC6Ucb iu saia county conven
faith in the Almighty all along, and tl0n-
.v, u.at win onng victory to Anis juiy 1st, 1918.
ri " enas nave been , v. ivubjktsujn, Chm.
worked out. adv. Cn T?nnKi;. rO A "
--"X- uvuu UAi UUIU,
In Your Home.
rebuilt we will reooen wifk r. n
me; uedi mc iiicii vcl airoras.
complete stock of general merrh
aise. livci Liiuig wm oe new
ual, our prices will be as low as
consistent with the quality of 0o
WILKINS & CO.
30 Days Free Trial
lltVON ELECTRIC SERVICE
Having oualified as Executrix of
thjEr estate of J. W. Kennedy, deceased
iake of Polk countv. this is to notify
al persons having claims against the
.-c,v - : l i j j . . i
'j&.fxw ui nam ueceasu 10 preseni
thfm to the undersierned Executrix
fo& payment on or before the 2nd dav
off May 1919. or this notice will be
pleaded in bar of their payment.. All
persons indebted to said estate will
please make immediate payment.
this 2nd day of Mav 1918.
fHEODOSIA JONES KENNEDY,
Walter Jones, Atty. 4t
O A Thrift Stamp gives you the right to
O stand up when the Star Spangled Banner
8 is played. f -
An account at this bank classes you as
one of the progressive and substantial
citizens of your community. No better
time than now to start that account.
Come in and let's talk it over.
BANK Or TRYON
J. B. HESTER Cashier.
W. T. LINDSEY Pre
NOTICE OF SALE.
The Board of County Commission
ers will meet on the second Monday
in July as equalization board. Al
persons wanting adjustment will be
required to see after the matter on
that date. All persons having failed
to list their taxs are notified that un
less they do so before that date will
be subject to double taxes.
A. L. PITTMAN,
Register of Deeds and Clekk B. C. C.
July 1st, 1918.
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NOTICE OF LAND ENTRY.
State of North Carolina,
County of Polk.
Too A. L. Pittman, Entry Taker of
Take notice that I, James Leonard,
the undersigned, of Polk county,
North Carolina, have entered and
laid claim to, and does hereby enter
and lay claim to the following de
scribed piece or parcel of land in
Tryon Township, Polk county and
State of North Carolina containing
about twenty acres more or less. The
said land being vacant and subject to
entry under the laws of the State of
North Carolina, said piece, parcel or
tract of land is described as follows,
AMjokung the lands of Cobb oh the
east, John Hobenicht and Mr. Ja
cobs on the South, Mrs. Page and
John Church arid old Howards Gap
road on the East and Mrs. Wilson on
Entered this 28th day of June, 1918
JAMES LEONARD, Claimant.
A. L. Pittman Entry taker.
Filed at 4:3 p. m., June 28, 1918.
virtue of an order of the Clerk
f rihe Superior Court of Polk county
mafHe in the Special Proceeding en
:it?d, "W. J. Scrivens, Administrator
f 'J. T. McClure, deceased, vs. Jane
Mcplure, Floyd McClure, and others'
vvngrem tne undersigned was ap
pointed commissioner, the said under
signed' commissioner will sell at pub
irdgauction to the highest bidder, for
"asn, in front of the Post Office in the
Tdn of Tryon, County of Polk and
State of North Carolina, on Tuesday
uiieftn aay oi June, iyi8, at 11
j'ejock a. m., the following described
'and and premises, to wit:
"A tract or parcel of land situate
in f the Town of Tryon, County oi
Polk and State of North Carolina,
and described as follows to wit:
Beginning at a point on the Smith
Clyefand line, which bears south 89
deg; 20 min. East from a rock and
distant 373 feet therefrom, said rock
being the northwest corner of the said
Smith's subdivision; thence with said
Sntith-Cleveland line south 89 deg
2o;fmin East 300 feet to .a stake, the
northwest corner of lot No. 5 in said
subdivision; thence and with the line
?-Hq J5 south 0 de2 40 min- west
177? S-10 feet to the northern margin
of the Cleveland road, as located Oct.
1900; thence in a southwesterly di
rection and in northern margin of
said;; road about 354 feet to a stake,
tnet northeastern corner of lot No. 1,
saidsubdivision; thence north 0 deg
40 n)in. east 296 feet to the begin
ning! containing 2 acres, more or
Being lots Nbs. 2, 3, and 4 in
Smith s Subdivision to the Town of
Try Oil and were conveyed to J. T
McCfure by deeds from Geo. A. Smith
and; prances L. Smith, all of which
are gully referred to in petition filed
in titie above entitled proceeding.
, ThLs.2nd day of May, 1918.
t m J. SCRIVENS, Commissioner.
Walter Jones, Atty., 4t-pd.
Never Say "Enough"
An Irishman who was getting the worst of
it in a fight was asked if he would say
'enough?" He replied: "If I had strength
left to say that, I wouldn't be licked."
That's the proper spirit. Never give up.
A quitter never gets any where If hard
luck strikes you ; brace u p and go on just as
bravelyas you can, How ever, a little sav
ings account at the bank has carried many
a man through a tight place. Better begin
now before hard luck strikes, and open a
little savings account with us.
BAIMIrC of SALUDA
Salucia5 M. C.
HENRY P. CORITH, Pres. JOHN B. CANNON, V-Pres. PRE2T0N H. BAILEY, Casb.
r COTTAGE FOR. RENT.
I . '
& Eight room Cottage now occupied by . j
I Mrs. John Wilcox will be for rent on j
I ' June first. -. j
I W. T. LINDSEY.
yTRYON, N. C.
This Bank is for People who
Want to Improve their Financial Condition-
Will you let us serve you? A checking Account is
convenient in the payment of bills. It is the safest receipt
. A-Savings account is the sure road to an eventual cow
petency. We solicit your account.-
CAROLINA ST ATP RANK
AVID C. BARROW W C ROBERTSON, Q. C CONNER H. B. LAE J!
Preent yice president8 Casbir JJ