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POLK COUNTY KSWB. TOYOM. N. 0.
Your orders tor noorlh .celling,
tdmg, finish, mouldings,: , framing.
We manufacture this and can save
rou money. See- us for lain, bnck.
loora and sash.
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Starts Friday, July 12, 9 A. M.
The C. W. Brown Shoe Company's big stock at Asheville
thrown on the market to be sold at once. This immense stock
of up-to-date footwear must be sold quickly and the high class
shoes that this hrm is noted for handling has been marked' down
to the very lowest prices and the shoes displayed there at the
prices offered is most astonishing to the public of Asheville and
the surrounding, territory.
$8.00 and $10 Ladies Boots
$10 and $12 Pumps Oxfords and Shoes $6.S5
Children's Shoes 95c, $1.25, $1.65, $1.98
Values up to $4.00
TRYON LUMBER o
GEO. A. GSH
JUSTICE OF THEfpEACE
-AND ! -NOTARY
Collections a special tf Deeds
and Mortgages prepaid, and
contracts written at rsonable
TRYON, N. d.
The C. W. Brown shoe company is known throughout the
entire South snappy, nobby and servicable shoes are the only
kind C. W. Brown has the reputation of selling. Hundreds of
bargains and all styles in this sale. Men's Nettleton, Edwin
Clapp and other leading makes must be sold at once.
Entire Stock to be Sold Regardless of Cost; Come
to Asheville and Save Money on Shoes.
M. L. ROTH, Manager
ATTORNEY AT. lW
Office up Stairs in
Jno. L. Jackson Ce., Bld'g.
We Have the Rigtj Prices
Kind of Materials
to do your building. Mill stock
Doors, Windows, Sidingi Flooring
Ceiling, Shingles, Lotb$ Interior
Finish and Moulding, pough and
Dressd Lumber- Carrycomplete
STOCK OF fffcEDS
SALUDA, N. Cl
47 Patton Avenue
ASHEVILLE, N. C. O
is l nere s
SQUEECIEffiiPkO . TIMES
DIAMOND Squeegee Tread Tires ere now the only
standard brand tires on the market made wiih hand
some Black Tread and Red Sides.
Others, imitating Diamond in color combination, have
failed to pass the strenuous tests of quality demanded by
actual service. They imitated color only Diamond quality
they could not duplicate.
Tfozs cliuays izUh imitations!
I Motorists who drove on Diamonds in 1517 end previ
ous years demand Diamond mileage again ia srfcfa lum
bers that cur factories are taxed to capacity.
For "Sitter Thaii Average Mileage at Less Than
AverP Cost," see a Diamond Distributor.
The Superior quality cf Dia mond Inner
Tubes has never oeen irmtaxea
he diamond Rubber Co.
An . l
Flat Iron j
In Your Home
Price $ 4.50
30 Days Fre if rial
IIWON ELECTRIC tRYICt
CAROLINA HARDWARE CO
Sale of Land for Tjx.
By virtue of the tax v$st in my
hands for collection fo'r th'p year 1917,
I will on
MONDAY, JULYv 15th
at L:rnn, during the legjil hours of
sale sell to satisfy the: taxes and
cost, the following- property.
Lucy Black well, house aifSti lot. .$3.00
H. G. Cannon house andTot. . . . 19.76
W. A. Cannon house andfjlot.... 5.50
Susan Cochran house anj lot . . . 1.90
Chas. Edwards house and lot... o.50
Tom Fisher, house and lcjt. 1.50
Bob Fisher house and let 4.62
Dave Foster house and l$t. . 2.00
Minnie Glovel house andlct.... 3.15
John L. Jackson house aild lot. . 7.50
R. H. Kirkendall house hid lot. 2.49
R. A. Leonard house anc&lot . 6.3
W. S. McCall house andHlot 5.12
Mrs. Dock Newman house and
lot .4 1.75
J. G. Newman, house anii lt. . . 8.43
m -m.- jj x 4.-v
Bub Rhodes, house ad. lit. 2.75
John Rhodes iouse andJ' lot 7.75
H. C. Rhodes house and;; lot 2.i3
W. W. RaadaJl, boose aiad lot.. 55
H. H. Thompson, house sifsd lot . . 2.75
Gray Tfccmpson, house Zfid lot.. 6JG
J. H. Jletcam Collector.
NOTICE OF LANDiEXTEY.
Stale pi Xorth Carolina
Coiauty of Polk.
Too A- L. Psttman, Ebt Taier
Take notice that James Leonard,
the undersigned, of If oik eomity,
North Carolina, have entered and
laid claim to, and doeshereby; enter
and lay claim to the ;(ollowing de
scribed piece or parcel .'J of land in
Tryon Township, Polk s county and
State of North Caroling containing
about twenty acres mor$ or less. The
said land being vacant nd subject to"
entry under the laws of the State of
North Carolina, said pice, parcel or
tract of land is described as follows,
Adjoining the lands o; Cobb on the
east, John Hobenicht afjid Mr. Ja
cobs on the South, Mrs& Page and
John Church and old towards Gap
road on the East and Bfrs. Wilson on
the north. "' $ '
Entered this 28th day,of June, 1918
JAMES LEONARD, Claimant.
A. L. Pittman Entry l&ker.
Filed at 4:3 p. m., Jun 28T 1918.
A young milk cow VlJ'a.s been milk-
ing two weeks. Apply; -
G.. H HOLMES.
$X I TBRSFT
Contributed by Eutfene Zimmerntan to the National Security League's Campaign of
Patriotism Through Education.
WHAT IT IS
By DR. TAllCOTT WILLIAMS,
Director of the Columbia Unlverlty
School of Journalism.
Based on the principle, Immoral in
ethics, tyrannical in operation, and
perilous to all liberty, that certain
men are born to
1 UiC, juiyrimi
ment" has ! for a
generation been the
foe of liberty and
the enemy; of free
dom. Its whole in
fluence has been
thrown to suppress
freedom in the
four Balkan' states.
It has. prevented
their peaceful de
r to enforce the Trea
Talcott Williams, ty of Berlin, which
would have brought
peace, and is responsible for four Bal
kan wars. A score of years ago it
supported the bloodthirsty Sultan of
Turkey in Armenian massacres, and
the officers of the "Imperial German
Government" have aided and abetted
these massacres now because the Ar
menians worked and planned ior lib
erty when other races in Turkey were
quiescent. It is the "Imperial German
Government" which Is responsible for
800,000 Armenians, starved to death a
Germans themselves testify.
In 1908, when the revolutionary
Turkish government was for freedom,
Germany opposed it; when It became
tyrannical Germany made this govern
ment Its ally. The German govern
ment harassed France not merely be
cause It was its ancient enemy, but
because Its success as a republic made
the French people perilous to princes
The German government plotted to re
store the Manchu Emperor and the
Russian Czar to their thrones;
Because the American people by it.
prosperity and power made Hbertj
desired by all the world the German
government has been iti secret enemy
Thirty years ago it plotted against oni
treatr rights in Samoa: it sent it
,t!eet t' worry and threaten Dewey
at Manila in 189$; ft offered to Eng
land, vrbicb refused, to overt era th
Monroe DoctrfBe in Mexico. It has In
fifteen years threatened Yenaznela,
Mexico, Ilayti and etber American
states. Wben we were maintaining
peace crVr great provocation; It pr
posed to Mexico and Japan to attack
v both refcl2. It betrayed fcaier
nationsl faith in the dispatch sect
th7YC3i the Swedish Minister. It filled
ovr land with spies, sonjjat miarailing
ly to embroil us with those of German
birth resident In this country, slaugh
tered our citizens on the bijrfi seas,
contrary to aJ1 national and inter
national, human and divine.
We waited long, we bore much, and
we are now sending our sons to the
war declared against the "Imperial
German Government" because the rec
ord of thirty years shows that neithet
liberty nor democratic Institutions are
safe the world over while that govern
ment is powerful. We wisely prefer,
after what Belgium suffered, to light
Germany "somewhere in France" rath
er than in New York harbor; on the
Somme, rather than on the -Hudson.
In one or the other we should have
had to fight In 1776 we sent our sons
to fight for American liberty, and we
won it In 1812 we fought for the
freedom of the sea, and we won that.
. In' 1861 we sent our sons to fight for
the liberty of the slave, and Ave won
that. Today we send our sons out to
fight for the liberty of humanity, and
. we shall win that
THE PARAMOUNT ISSUE.
Good Americans will Indorse out
right the program of the National Se
curity League to prevent the election
or re-election of any members of Con
gress this year who are not known to
be vigorous proponents of the war or
who can be lured to support any spe
cious efforts at an inconclusive peace.
The country needed such a nonpolitl
cal organization as the league to lead
the fight against the milk fed office
holders and Office seekers who, In
many parts of the country are cater
ing to the hones of the people that
the war may be ended, even though it
is not ended right The league can
come to Colorado, for instance, and
build fires under two or three politi
cians who probably will seek re-elections
here and, without its motives be
ing questioned, can expose the rank
pacifism which has featured their po
Just how the war will terminate
will depend mostly upon the United)
States. Just what the United States
will do depends in a great measure
upon Congress. If there is a strong
sentiment for premature peace in ita
membership' the task of putting
through our war program until our in
stitutions are absolutely safe will bm
complicated. We are pledged now tm
go through with the war by force,
"without stint or limit," and we must
support that pledge by electing men
to Congress whb will "stay put on
the issue until victory is won.
For that matter, Americans should
be careful about electing anybody to
any office now who is not clear-cut on
the war. -Men of no particular force
in private life have much weight add
ed to their opinions when they are
clothed with the authority of office.
We cannot afford to have any such
backing the pacifists in the dark days
of the war that are to come. We must
make this a poor season for "yellow
dog" office seekers of whatever grade
or party or politics. Colorado Springs
PUBLICITY AND CRITICISM.
"Congress shall make no law .
abridging the freedom of speech or of
the press," so 'reads a clause in our
This is z wise provision. The citi
zens of a democracy should at all
times know of and be able to criticism
the management of their affairs. In
restigatfoa and criticism In the pres
ent war hare Wen of great benefit
In hastening mr prt$mntUm by point-'
fas- out errors that hare been made.
There is bo doubt whatever that the
great safeguards In the coed net of the
war are almost cnlixalted publicity and
the tight of critidsns.
We are told that Cfmstrvrtlre exit
Iris m is always welcome, but who is
to decide what lis constrnctlTe? Why
not criticism without the adJectlTe?
Host citizens ! believe that Universal
Military' Training as a corrective of
our unpreparedness would have been
constructive, and yet it was not adopt
ed. Who can tell, if It bad been ac
cepted when first proposed, what the
result would have been on this war !
If we had had more publicity i:!fn
the production of aeroplanes, shipping
and ordnance, the suggestions of think
ing men would unquestionably have
stimulated the rapidity with which
these articles were being produced,
and the delays that have occurred
might have been avoided.
There are things the Government
cannot make public, and these the peo
ple do not ask to know. But in the
main full Information concerning the
progress of preparation can safely be
given to the people. It is the people's
war ; it is a war supported by the peo
ple, financially, . and physically, and
suggestions by them should be sought
and considered. '