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VOL. XXIV NO. 13
TRYON, N. C FRIDAY, AUGUStl ms,
$1.50 A YEAR
J. P. Edwards and family, of
the summer, . ,
. -i ... A Pornonror rT RrA.
. j ' 'wore the guests of Miss Ara
Snkford, last Sunday. : " '
wJj,s jane Thompson has returnee
from the Meriwether Hospital, Ashe
illo. much improved in health.
Mis Minnie Morris of Asheville,
h's returned after, a visit of several
Seeks to Mrs. Henry Ward.
Mr Fred Oehler is the guest of
Mrs S. S. Ohler. - .
' mW Hankie of Charleston is tne
euest of-Mrs. H. B. Lane ,
Mrs Fogle of Denmark, S. C, is
the truest of Mrs. J. B. Cullipher foi
a ftnv weeks. - ' i
Mrs. S. Frady and little son, Sher
man have returned to their homein
Spartanburg, after spending several
Mr. H. W. Ackerman, of Spartan
burg,' was a visitor hre with his $am-
"Miss Martha Wright spent the day.
in Asheville recently.
Mrs. William W. Taylor ,of George
town S. C, is spending the summer
here at Iona Lodge.
Mr. and Mrs. Simp Tanner and
family, of Charlotte N. C, have open
ed up their home for the summer.
Miss Elizabeth Teague, of Aiken,
S. C., has arrived to spend the sum
mer with her parents Dr. and Mrs. B.
Mrs. Emmons Welch, of Charleston
S. C., has arrived here and will spend
the summer with Dr. and Mrs. B. H.
Miss Victoria Fogle, of Denmark, S.
C, was a recent visitor to Mrs. J. B.
Cullipher in Saluda.
Dr. and Mrs. Moore of St George,
S. C, have opened their home for the
summer. Miss Dennis of ' Darlington,
S. C, is expected this week to spend
.the summer with them. '
Mrs. ;S. Coward, of Spartanburg,
arrived last week and is occupying
rooms at Ryder Hall, Saluda Semina
ry. - -
Misses Rebecca Shad and Brinston,
.of Columbia, S.Cn have oie up for
the Summer. ..cm.;'-.'- . -w '
Miss Mae Mills was niw&iceL.t- lief
this week. mSK
Miss i Beatrice Cagle, oflDarlington,
b. C, has returned homefafter spend
ing some time here. - :Si -;.V
R6land Ruff, aged lSyears, was
drowned near Saluda, Saturday. His
body was recovered "Sunday and
brought to Columbus.' for burial. He
was the only son of Mr. and, Mrs. J. B.
Ruff, living near Columbus.
Mr. Marion Mills -spent Sunday
with his parents, Mr.: and Mrs. N. T.
Mills. . - v ;
Mr. tV. H. Hill spent Sunday in Co
lumbus with his family.
. Mrs. N. T. Mills and Mrs. H. H. Ed
wards attended the; canning demon
straion at Tryon, Monday. We are
glad that the ladies of Polk county
will have another opportunity of
hearing Mrs. M. TVT.- Henley, District
Home Agent, at the Farmers'Insti
tute, at Columbus; .August 8th. Of
course we all knowVnow to can but
her way is the beiter'way. r
len lamuies m Columbus enter
tained the threshers,-' We" want cred
it for helping to feed the world if w-e
do live in "town."
Don't fail to prepare something ex
tra good for the Polk County Fair.
w. s. s.
TRYON ROUTE I. '
made a call at J. T. Edwards Sun- trressin nicelv with Mr. V. Hvder as
day. He enjoyed his stay, and came teacher.
near staying. r The friends and relatives of Mr.
HIT ' T", 1. . .... Tl . . . .
a i i . miss uorcas r,nwarns is viRirino i Jim rnrntirn irava . him . a tnrnnao
Some Items of Gsnsral Interest Gathered By Our CorrespondenU From Vexious relatives near Imnan, S. C. j birthday dinner Sunday, he being 82
Oh say, Mr. Editor, did you join
the host of sditors on their annual
:hike;' to the mountain citv? Lf so.
please tell us a bit of the address of
Mr. George Creei, the chairman of
tne committee on public information
ot the United States.
Miss Myrtle Pack Jbegan teaching
scnooi at Ked Wountainv Monday
morning. We wish .for her much
success with this, her "first, school.
Misses Jessie" arid Jennie Wolf, of
t letcner were pleasant little visitors
of theiraunt, Mrs. S. B. Edwards, last
Miss Mabelle Gilbert, oi Melvin
Hill, spent the weelcrendr with Miss
Miss Hola Mull" and s bibv. Sonnv.
spent Saturday night with. her aunt,
Mrs., E. BrEdwards. " . ;v
Miss Claro Edwards entertained
Misses Pearl and;FieEdwarasrSkt-
Mrs. B. R. Rouauie has returned urday night. If it hadn't rained she
to her home m Columbia after a visit would have been challenged with i
to Mrs. B. I. Hazard. surprise birthday party.
Mrs. Everette Taylor and little. Messrs Marvin and Walter' Ed
daughter Sarah have returnd to their wards. Flovd Tonev and Roscoe Hal
home in Spartanburg after spending are at work on the power line near
several weeKs here.
Miss Sallie Carew, of Charleston, is
spending the summer with Miss An
Mrs. Gadston of Charleston, S: C.
was a recent visitor to Miss Hattie
Sectiens of Polk County,
Mrs. Robert Abram's was taken Xo
the Rutherfbrdton hospital, Thurs
day where she will undergo an opera-
ion tor appendicitis.
Miss Milla McKennev has returned
from Saluda. r
Rev, Archibold. an evangelist from
Akron, Ohio, is visiting Mr. Howard
Mr. T. A. Camp and Miss Elizabeth
Camp have raturned to Spartanburg.
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Cox and family
arrived at Cedar Hill plantation, Sat
urday night. I
Mr. VVylie Bridges is at home again
after an extended western trip;, ,
Mr. Jb eagan motored to Columbia,
A severe electrical storm, accom
panied by a tremendous downpourof
ram, visited this section Saturdays. af
ternoon. Roads and fields were bad
ly washd, a hog belonging to -onedf
Mr. t. h,. Gray's renters was killed by
lightmng,- and several roofs wereun
Mrs. Emma Bovd and Miss Pris-
cilla Camp spent the day in Ruther-
Mr. Elias Cantrell's family and
their guest, Miss Margaret Rhodes,
have returned from ' fhmney Rock,
where they have been for the past
week. " -. w ;i
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Don't fail to preparii something ex-
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Edwards and years old. A large crowd wag nres-
children yisited at E. C. Lynch's, Sun- ent and all enjoyed the day.
day. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Brisco spent
Mr. Dave'Elhott visited relatives in Saturday night at Mr. P. G. Brisco's.'
this section last week. Miss Tva Gosnell spent Sunday iast
Misses Mossie and Dorcas Edwards with Miss Bessie Thompson.
spent-Thursday night with Miss Ra- Gam GosnelLand wife were guests
chelFlynn near Chimney Rock. - , of M. C. Gosnell, Saturday night.
Mr. tJob .Lynch was in this section Memorial service will be held at the
Sunday. ; Byrs graveyard Sunday, August 4th.
Rev. Barber will begin a revival Everybody is invited, and bring well
meeting at Lebanon, Sunday next, hlld baskets.
Fine season? continue", and crops
are looking Well.
Jasper Henderson f; visited Govan
Constant. Sundav. ' 3 f
We want good attendance and a good
Mr. J. B. Ownby, wife and daugh
ter, Miss Ellen Edwards and - little
Ernest and Walter Smith, from
Campobello, S. C, are visiting friends
and relatives here.
Lynn Newman Spent Friday night
sister called to see Mr. Sam Ownby, I at Mr. John Foy's.
at Camp" Sevier, last -Tuesday,, but Don't fail tq prepare something ex-
Harrison Bradlev. ijf Mill SDriner.
was an aviator in this section "a few sad news rang in their ears after ar- tra good for the Polk County Fair,
days since. 1; r : riving.. The boy was at the hospital W. S. S
Mrtf rSfv, of o,,,i; i,i-af4,--r wim measles
l ctiiir mcic vvcio a giaijUiOiitimouvc .v
ii". r . r l. iii"J-1 7" i 1 1 1
We hope he will soon
Don't fail to prepare something ex-
MILL SPRING ROUTE 2.
the singing at Mountain yalley church fi,P tienmeS e
SiinHav anH wasiH W all. Eitrht tra &ood for County Fair.
or ten churches , we; -e represented.
Some of the boys said tit was an all
day dinner with sihging on the
grounds. ' .. " r i
We are expecting a? thresher in this
week if the weathers is .favorable.
The honey , continCes to shower
down in this section jnd people who jay.
The Sand Hill school, Miss Esther
Gibbs teacher, organized a literary
society last Friday with the following,
officers: Roy McMurray, president;
Alice McCrain, vice president; Gladys
Several from here went to Big JacKson, secretary; . Keagan JacKson,
Level, Sunday and report a good Heasurei 5, ,Allce. acK.son' chaplain;
time. j Esther uidds, critic; Arthur JacKson,
Miss Maggie Jackson visited her Hller; Alice Mccrain, .Lincoln Mc-
sister. Mrs. Beltbn Jackson ThUrs- Murray and Aliee Jackson program
are not supplied wit& ibees and fix
tures are thelosers. Ji . .
v Don't fail to prepaj something ex
tra good for the PolkJ County Fair.
x t t m m- t w m
Misspa Clnm Fpatrjin Twv. ni: nonor roil ior weeK encung Tiday,
ton Oma Gibbs and Maggie Jackson July 6th second grade, EumcMc
made a trip to Red Mountain Sun- Murray; third grade, Arthur Jack
day evening. son and Maude McMurray;fourth
Misses Lizzie Williams. Grace Paue' oarreti.TOuram ana ineopm-
Gibbs. Annie Wilson and Mave Lvnch Las. JacKson; rntn grade, Keagan
ROLL OF HONOR J
Contributors to Expense Fund, Third Liberty Loan.
were callers at Dr. J. M. Gilbert's
Sunday. All enjoyed the good music
-and a social hour in the grape vine-
Mr. A. A. Edwards and family, of
Route, I visited Mr. and Mrs. "C. E.
Lynch; Sunday. V.-. i ,'v
Mr. and Mrs. Harrv Bennett visited
Mr. and Mrs. Posey Wilson; Sunday.
Jackson and Lincoln McMurray; sixth
grade, Alice Jackson, Alice McCrain
arid Roy McMurray.'
' "'"--W. 5. S. "
COMMITTED SUICIDE. -
Hillcrest, July. 29, 1918.
The community . was shocked-and
grieved by. the sad death of Mr. Ir
-Misses Maetrie Jackson arid -Oma vmf Hannon, who during an attack
b CONSTANT, C. C.
a PITMAN, A. L.
Mrs. M. N. Hall lost a fine cow las
week. Was killed by lightning.
J. P. McGraw has beat the record.
Made a flying trip to Knoxville, Tenn.
has opened her house m tweney-four hours on the special,
CANNON, W. A.
RIPPY, T. A.
Mrs. A. E. Ellington, of Montana. Miss Elsie Edwards was a pleas-
lias returned to Spartanburg with, her ant guest at Walnut Grove, Satur
nine son, VVendel after spending .sev- aay nignt.
eral weeks here.
Private Francis White, of Camp
Jackson, spent ST-ten day furlongh
with his mother, Mrs.' S. G. White
Mr. Frady, of Spartanburg, spent
Sunday in the city.
Mrs. Kink and Miss Pearon, of
Laurens S. C, are in the city for a
while. . .
" Miss Welch, of Charleston, S. C, is
a guest at the Melrose Inn.
Arrivals at Mrs. H. P. Locke's res
idence: Mr. and Mrs. Christopher
Gadsden and children of Charlston,
S. C; Mrs.-Waites Waring, Charles
ton, S. C; Mrs. James Adger, Sa
vannah, Ga.; Mrs. Clark of Charles
ton; Mrs. E. D. Rodman, Charleston;
Mrs. C. C. Clark; Mrs. H. G. McGin
nis and daughter, Miss Aneda, Cocao,
Ha.; Mrs. Macosta and daughter,, of
Columbia, S. C; Misses Elizabeth
H niton and Mary Burt of Wilmingtbn
V C; Mrs. Berkley, of New Orleans,
l a.; Prof. George Burrage, former
Principal of Saluda Seminary is" ex
acted here the last of , the week from
Arrivals at Esseola
V;y Hand, Columbia, S
Mr. W7alter Searcy happened to the.
sad experience;" of seeing his friend,
Roland Ruff, dwowned, near Saluda,
Those who were hot at Bethlehem,
Sunday, were , deprived of a most
thrilling sermon delivered by Rv J.
Oh pshaw, Mill spring writer you
know I am a vegetarian. Why
should I wprry ? How be it with
Go to church, Sunday at White
Let's all be at the farmer's meet
ing at Columbus August 8th. Don't
forget your note book.
Rah rah, for our soldiers. Our
boys will win. We know victory can
not be denied such material.
Don't fail to prepare something ex
tra good for the Polk County Fair.
w. s. s.
MRS. MARY J. H1GGINS
nn: Mrs. Har-
C; Mrs. J. S.
BARBER, REV. J: M.
GIBBS, J. II.
CULLIPHER, J. B.
HEARON, J. M.
SONNER, Q. C. & CO.
CLOUD, L. H.
SMITH, J. T.
HOOD, P. N.
SWANN, FRED E.
SWANN, W. F. "
EGERTON W. G.
WALDROP, J. T.
CAMPBELL, MRS JLIA K
JONES WALTER J
SALLY, DR. E. M. l
WILCOX, MISS L. C
GREENS CREEK. v 1
Gibbs attended preaching servicer at f. teraTsaSS t00k own
Big Level Sunday - e p hfe, Fnday July 260i. ; -r--.Ttfsrfe.
.TQcAnI;Ti His , wife had recently undergone a ,
m iisoaixaaae a; nymg trip rto itock i xi V - "rssia--"- v yv
xrXri Ar v t r T,' -. : 1 that .anxietx. on her. account, and ft-
I . . i . . i " r . I MOnAlOl TTA-HTT lAimAil Uin A1l'lAMa
Mr. Hobert Whiteside, who jhas, I uocvi m9 viCM
been, visiting relatives in Henrietta, acHv , , , . ....
hi. id. xidiuiuii cuiu iier j,wu ciiuurvxt
were at her father's, Mr. P. McKenny
i where she is convalescing.
A CHAT wiTH FARMERS. 4
has returned home
Mr. G. L. Taylor who has been in
Spartanburg for some time has re
Hello, Campobello .readers why
don't you come around , this way ?
lhree cheers for our Sammies who
are making it hot for the square
Don't fail to prepare something ex
tra good for the Polk County Fair.
. W. S. S.
LOOK OUT, FISHTOP.
The main cropping season for the
current year is almost spent. What
ever the crop is to be will depend
more now on the nature of. the reason
than further human effort. But while
this is true, eternal vigilance should
be the watch-word on every farm, to
see to it that horses, cattle, hogs, etc.,
shall not be permitted to raid corn
will I fields and other crops and destroy
The worn hands which asked for
little service from others are at rest;
the kind heart which gave so much
svmnat.hv. demanding verv little for
vnanoue, jn. C: Mrs. F. KOse- herse f. is no longer snaKen Dy
mor( Greenville. S. C Miss Eleanor earth's disturbances. Even those
h'tnkm, Gastonia, N. C; Mrs. Ray, who feel her loss every moment of
m nviilo, s. C; Dr. Robert Love the day and who long for her pres-
anl children, Troy, S: C; Mr. and ence every evening should be able to
w. T. R, Watson, Marion. S. C: sav with Browning:
irs. t, L). Merritt. Savannah. Ga "Rpioice she was allied
To that which doth provide
And not partake, effect and not re
ceive. Nearer we hold of God .
Who gives than of his tribes that
Perhaps on this earth, there is no
more truly successful person, no more
triumphant exit from this scene of
1 . VjIIKAU r I. I lilt! LIia.Il Uiai UX t n Vlliuu ,.v..
Iwi :, Vom'-.o t T'.. i- I : n;fV.Ail L-inrlKr nnfipnt. toil. She
-"i"' v. mail, ui iivua suciii i in in.iixui j t r"-' -
lIK'-worV r,A i.u - -11 i 1 t -11 fViof cVia Vioth aPPintr
-- -.v vnu m uie .cicy wuin reia-i vvno gives an wi nc n.w, 0
lUfs. I nr. imaMincoH hu tVip intrud
ing shadow of self what is in reality
the better part.
Such a woman was this one, our
friend and neighbor. J. S. H.
w. s. s
POLK COUNTRY RED CROSS.
Dial. Aucusta Ha Mrs T.
A. "Salignant and children, Savannah',
Va;; Ils; Salignarit; Miss Marvin
-'n, .Macon, Ga.; Mrs. W. E. Mar
jn. Oijando, Fla.; Mrs. J. M. Walker,
, ...rw.u, . - ivirs. w. ivi. onev
wo daughter, Savannah. Ga.: Mrs. H. 1
..lcGec, Chester, S. C; Mr. and
rs.-LeSesseur, Savannah, Ga.; Miss
won t fail fo prepare something ex
x'a good for the Polk County Fair.
vi& Lient A. Y.
where Iip u r,
fow a U1KS in voinmDus ior a
Fla SS' coming from Jacksonville,
PpH Cross headauarters at Atlanta
"'"g school. He left for. Wash- UH rthr sunrilies. .and & delay
the i C-' vhere'he will enter making allotments caused by change
same branch of the service. of Hi rations for gauze dressings.
Inis li m nie Arledge, Elnora This change is expected to make
a i . Margaret Kucker and Mr.lw9f savinc in matenais. for uk&c
onH ed,ge Wre guests' last week- causes work rooms in many
C n. ""use partv. crivftTi 'hv. Mrs. I if;e irp rlospd. JOtlce OL ..xnese
v'."Stic. at. PnB, oji?. ' ;.- v in
i ; x - y- necessary ciosinga " -
Z c !,'eumoncl is visiting at papers from. Asnevuie,- ana wiaijco-.
ton. 'IVnitUITg "U eowiujj
7) J. Kj
Mndav af mMTin?' opened- school, uing. . A good supply of refugee -..
y, at Mt. Lehanon L.! v,o,m Wn received f.-'by..
air r- jr iiicnio iiuiv . - . ,
sPHnR tl i lIs barber, of Mijl Lindsey the past yn:fr.FWvyorl
hyterian ;J ,d scrviCos at the Pres- will be sentout a-SQ.on as orders are
' Udn church Xn-A' ; :-..... vaArtriaimi' ?
ALLEN, S. LEE
BLACK, REV. J. F.
BLAKE, M. G.
BACON, F. P.
BALLENGER, T. T.
DENNIS, J. A.
EARLY, J. M.
GREEN, J. T.
HOLMES, G. H.
HOLDEN, MRS. E. G.
HILL, A. L.
VON KAHLDEN, B. C. '
LYON, MRS. ELVIRA
LITTLE, W. F.
MARRIOTT, W. H.
MISSILDINE, E. E.
ORR, JOHN & CO.
POLK COUNTY NEWS
RAVNEL, MISS A. S.
STEARNS, W. H.
WILKINS, W. Y.
BUCKIUS, A. O.
BELL, G. E.
BLAND,. V. A.
BALLENGER, C. W.I i
COR WIN, CECIL I i
EMBURY, MISS LUCY
GAINES, W. J. !
GRADY, DR. EARkJ ':
HOLDEN, E. G. I 1
HOBBS, C. H. I I
JACKSON & JACKgOf
JACKSON, JOHN L i
LYNCH, CHAS. J. j !
LEONARD, JAMES 2 i
MARRIOTT, C. P." 1
MELTON, J. B. it
McFARLAND, MISS;- EMMA
Our Fishtop correspondent
have to look out or he will lose his them in the immature state.
reputation as , a ' snake artist. We Then the period for improving thi
clip the following from the last issue pasture is now on. If you have no
of the Marion Progress. Rad it pasture get busy and make one. No
carefully; brother Fishtop, and see if farm can afford to be without the
you can't dig up some better snaked pasture, and a good one. If you have
story than that. If you don't you are a pasture now is the best time of the
lable to lose your reputation with year to improve it. Cut all bushes .
our other correspondents, especially briars and weeds and give the grass f .v
Lynn: cnance. sow more grass-seea m tn
Rev. J. H. Gillespie, of Stroudtown, 1 permanent pasture; add Jiunius to the
returning during the week from a soil of your pastures im evefv "way '
trip in Broad River township, describ-I you can, as land void of humus will'
ed his trip to a rattlesnake den as f ol- I not grow grass.
lows: Then a little later comes the Polk
"On July 6th I stopped at the home County Fair. Just a 4ittle while and
o iMr. sam wneeions on tne neaa uci. ym xutn ana iitttwiu oe nere.
waters of Flat Creek in McDowell Every Polk county farmer and busi-
bunty tend was invited to go with ness man should literally stretch him-
him to a rattlesnake den. I accepted self to make this the greatest event
the invitation and we started off, he that has ever happened in Polk coun-
with a single barrel shot gun and a ty. We need a greater and better
good supply of cartridges. After Polk county spirit, and nothing will
gaining the crest of a high ridge do more to bring it about than a
leading to High Windy or High Top rousing Fair. Not a fair to exhibit
we soon came to the den and he call- curiosities, but a real, sure enough
ed out: "Watch out;;I see them!" and Fair, an exhibit of Polk county prod
then came, "Bang!" He kept up the ucts from every community and every
firing till he had killed six rattlers farm community m Polk county, and
and a pilate, dragging them out with 1 to this end it is desirable that every
a stick. Some were black and some iarmer m tne county should become a
were yellow. We did not count the member of the Polk County Fair As-
PITKIN, MISS LO.U.JSA
PEOPLES BANK &1TRUST CO.
RION, J. H. H
- CTftVP! W R It
TRYON LUMBER Cp.
WILLIAMS) A. H. flj !
WILSON, R. L. 41
YALE, MISS CHARLOTTE H
Ppv. J. M. Barber filled his regular
appointment at the Methodist church
Sunday. , . .. ,
My,-aren't we having some nxm.
Mr and Mrs. J. M. Barber attend
ed preaching 'at the'. -Presbyterian
Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Brisco and son,
George, spent the week-end at Mr. Jr.
G. Brisco's. ;. ' . 4, . . ... .
Mr 'Siiel Winters is visiting his sis
ter, Mrs. J. M. Barber, at this writ
ing. ' 5 : .-'
Misses. Letha Barber, Bessie Ham
ilton, Sue 'Gibbs Pearl and Elsie Edwards,-
Messrs; Ernest Gibbs, Bona
and Reece Arledge, -spent "a.few
plasant haurs .at ,Oak Grove Sunday
-;Mrs. J.vHCocheriim "andrs. J.
G. Bennett ard visiting -the fomer;!
daughter, Mrs. Dock BrackweInear
Gramlin, at this writing. x , .
Miss Carrie Barber spent last Sat-
young which were numerous.
W. S. S
sociation. By sending the sum of
$1.00 to the chairman of the Board of
Directors, or the Secretary of the As
siation, Mr. B. F. Copeland Tryon;
N. C, and by the way the good la
dies of the county are just as eligible
nrdav nif?ht with M'ss Mabel Pack.
Mr! G. C. and Gorge Brisco made
a business trip to Rutherfordton Moa
day. A , ' ... . .,
Mrs .Tp.hnie Lee launders is visit
ing her aunt, Mrs, Jfesbit Walker this
wpp.k. ' L !: --'
-Much success lq te NEWS, also to
the soldiers... '-HI .. '
Don't fail to preifore something ex
tra good. for. the Po)k County Fair. "
, MlLLSPlP ;r
Th6!reviVaVme'etifig closed at Rock
Springs ' Suhday. : trherer' were". : ten
joined the churchy fiind were happily
baptised Sunday oxningi . m ' the
presence of a large congregation, --
3ert Edwards, ajfd - ;Tolbert : Odel
have ..secured posjtiims at. Spartan
burg ' .- I .i:'--"-" W
'Misg 'Mary Wil Flynn was the
ue'stv'd'f 'Miss Mqssae; Edwards Wed;
nesday night. 1 ' " ' "
-.-Mr William Jaeson, of Route 2,
We learn that W. M. Morgan is
... i - r ml
getting aiong nne. ine cancer un for membership as the men, feo we
his face is getting about well,, so he hope they wiU gend in their member.i
uunKb. . . ship fee of $10o and be enrolld.
TerTellAStP- ane ,fa,mily JlsQlted We will also have a campaign for
Mrs. N. A. Price, Saturday and Sun- sowing winter legumes and cover
ady; . . . c ,a. crops, rye, vetch, crimson clover bur
The singing in the cove, Sunday, dover etc We aU now thafc
was up to date. We had a fine sing- the war is on and what ifc means A11
ing. a fine dinner, and everybody the foregoing projects mean, if faith
seemed to enjoy it. Messrs. Bradley, funy 'carried out, the earlier termina
Pace and Davis were the leaders. finn of fv:s Hrpafnl ronfliVt nA r.
T. R. Stepp is hauling tan bark for turn 0f the boys we all love and ad-
R. C. Jackson, this week.
We learn that one hundred of the
boys left Henderson ville last week
for the camps. We have heard of
war, read of. war now the time nas
come for us to get busy. Lets ev
erybody help a little, if it is nothing
but buy a, stamp or two.
Don't fail to prepare something ex
tra good for the Polk County Fair.
W. S. . S
1 . f
. PEA BIDGH
mire so dearly.
J. R. SAMS, County Agent.
w. s. s
FROM STATE. COLLEGE. "
Dr. Riddick has . not filled up the
college quota for Platsburg. . Under
a recent order the college, can send
fifty-five of its students and "two
teachers... ? Men who go receive all
expensest'aidanny' pay for- the time.
JfU Students x;He college "wishing to go
Mr. James "Thompson spent Hie; should wrifetor telegraph the college
week with lHr.- Ben Green, near Com at once. TKe final: gate for reporting
lum'bus. ; - v " " at camp is Aug. 101.-,
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. 'Edwards spent Some of the iState papers -, nava
Sunday last with Mr; E. C. Thomp- been giving figures 'as to the number
son:. -.j. - ' . . ' . . ' 01 men wmcn xne;ajnereni couegea
r The feoy Scouts -from Rutherford- have in the service of ui: 'country,
ton hked Jto Pia Ridge last weekend State College has 952ftnetts,wbo are
spent several days, : r-;:"r r , known to be in the pa"
ifflss'' Bessie Thompson, and sister pers give 'only 700. That figure, is
spent Thursday"' with Miss Minnie probably about nght for-thfiinumber
TBrisSCdf - of State. -uoiiege. men; wiiojarvsr-i
Singing scnooi at reunugu is fiv eo v.j.i