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VOL. XXIV NO. 21
FRYON, N: C FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER ?7i 1918-
$2.00 A YEAR
OUR FRIEIIDS OVER THE COUNTY
, U.a of Jnrl lntrat Gatlr4 By Oof Corrpoad.mU Fi
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wit Hie Preiiilenl: Sisvs Mini FnurHi librtv loan.
m; Sallie Carew returned to her
last Tuesdav after
IjSding the summer with Miss Annie
v,'i" in R. Thompson and Mrs J. B.
CiUlipher spent Tuesday in Hender-
Hrf Bertelon, of Charleston, S. C,
; the truest of Mrs. Henry B. Lane.
Mr Wncis White, of Camp Jack
i ' C. spent last week-end with
Whe , Mrs. S. G. White.
nived in the city after spending sev
ln monihs in Johnson City. Tenn.
Mrs S. S. Oehler and little grand
son Oehier spent Tuesday in Hender-
SMissf Fannie Roach, of Charleston,
c C has returned to her home after
spending several months as the guest
0f Mrs. Henry B. Lane. . .
Mr Frank Bishop, of the Signal
Corps,' Camp Jackson, spent last
ueek-ond in the city with relatives.
Mr. Oscar Sowers, of Camp Jack
son, S. C, visited his family here last
Mr. Eugene H. Scaife, of Clinton,
S C., spent a few days here last week
as the guest of Mr. E. B. Thompson.
Mrs. b. 1. Jtiazara spent Auesaay m
MILL SPRING ROUTE 2.
Mr. P. D. Williams has purchased
a new auto.
Miss Annie Wilson spent Saturday
night with Miss Lizzie Williams.
Mr. Martin Gilbert made a busi
ness trip to Spartanburg, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Wilson were
visitors at "Mr. Norhan's Sunday, and
were served with plenty of melons.
Mr. Wheeler Odel was seen in this
A large crowd attended prayer
meeting Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. N. W. Gibbs visited Mrs. G.
L. Whiteside, Sunday.
Mr. F. R. Coggins left last week
Little Martha Jackson visited Miss
Arkansas Jackson, Sunday.
Mr. BilJ Jackson has left for over
seas. We wish him much success.
w. s. s
Mrs. Emma Boyd has returned
from Asheville, and is visiting Mrs.
J. T. Camp.
Private Vete Mclntvre. of Camn
Jackson, spent the week-end at home.
" jDrcnnvi11p XTAIr spent 'Several aays
JeMd"SGav nf-of St. George is spend- in AjUflh, to week.
-urs' . ' . Miss Maurfo Cnvo maAo a flSr.
im? several weess m we aiy. . r -fz. , , r
nig . -j.j I triD to Green Kiver nlanfat nnn
Mr Christopher Gadsden and fam
ily, of Charleston, S. C, have return
ed to their home.
Miss Isabel DeSesseur, of Charles
ton, S. C, is a guest of Mrs. Howard
Miss Mayhurst Hinton has return
ed to her home in Wilmington, N. C,
after spending the summer as a guest
of Mrs. H. P. Locke.
Miss Fannie Hagner, who wjas the
guest of Mrs. H. P. Locke has gone
to Tallahassee, Florida.
Mr. Waites Waring and family who
have been occupying Mrs. Locke's cot
tage, have returned to their home in
The friends of Miss Argie Thomp
son will regret to learn that she . is ill
in New York with - pneumonia. -
Mrs. Howard Locke and Miss Isabel
DeSesseur spent Wednesday in Ashe
ville. At the last meeting pf the Saluda
Branch of the Red Cross a committee
was appointed to collect old clothes
for the benefit of the Belgian refu
gees. The committee composed of
Mrs. Frank B. Stevens, Mrs. G. R.
Little, 31iss Henrietta Leland and
Miss Lucile Hazard.
Mrs. Moise and children have re
turned to their home in Sumter after
being here all summer.
Mr. and Mrs, A. DeVere Turner
spent Tuesday in flenderdsonville.
Miss Mary Funk left here a few
weeks ago for Asheville to enter the
Meriwether Training School for
Mr. Waters, of Columbia, S.
Mr. J..M. Brian, has. returned after
spending several days with his son.
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nowarq, at uamp Jackson.
Miss Millie McKinlev and her sis
ter, who is visiting her, Mrs. Irving
nannon, spent inursday in Ruther-fordton.
Miss Nora Welborri is at home after
spending several months in Saluda.
Miss Lucy Abrams is visitine her
sister, Mrs. Powell, at Mill Spring.
Mr. M. Georgion and Miss Eliza
Abrams were married at HUkrest In
stitute, Sunday afternoon, at 5 o'clock
by Rev. G. E. Kidd. Mr. Georgion, a
native of France, has lived among us
many years, and is esteemed by all.
The bride, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
J. P. Abrams is a gene&l favorite in
our neighborhood. Their . many
friends wish them a long and happy!
spent last week-end with relatives
'Mr. Ernest Leland has returned to
Clemson college after spending the
summer here with relatives.
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Mr. Lewis Hipp and family spent
bunday with his parents at Saluda.
Messrs. John Fisher, Garrett and
Bud Rollins caught a huge wild cat
last week, it was caught by a toe in
a trap, and may be seen at Mr. Wash
Dr. J. L. Gilbert visited friends here
Mrs. Louis and Miss Alice Arledge
were in Saluda, Saturday, having1
dental work done.
Miss Dorothy Salley left for Char-
CJlotte, Friday, after an extended visit.
, Mr. J. E. Ivey, of West Raleigh,
made a splendid talk at Sunny View,
Sept. 19, on the importance of raising
pure bred poultry. The attendance
was good, dinner was served on the
Mr. Dewitt Helton who has been at
tamp Jackson, is now in New Jersey.
Mrs. Maie Cncrsrins snent last
Mr. John . Edwards carried a load
of produce to Spartanburg, last week.
Mr. Matt Jbarly is contemplating I
moving here, soon.
Who should greet us early last Sat
urday morning, but Jack Frost?
Mrs. H. L. Arledge attended church
at Columbus, Sunday.
Mr. Joe Tallant came again Satur
W S. S-COLUMBUS.
Rev. T. H. Posey, of Ward, S. C.,,
former teacher and pastor of this
mace, spent several days with Mr. L.
Thursday night with Miss Anna Wil- H. Cloud and family, last week.
MlSSPtJ fllaro fniirran anil Ufatrcrio
Jackson were guests of Misses Maie
and Alice Wilson, of route 1. ' last
we were glad to have Mr. J. R.
ns and Mr. A. F. Corbin at our
meeting here last Thursday.
Rev, J. B. Arledge is conducting re
vival services at the Baptist church,
Betterment Club meets Monday, at
4 p. m. All members are urged to
be present to make final plans for the
TVio -Tiinir'r Tied C.mss mpmhers nrp
Miss Bertha Dalton, teacher at Sun- busy, getting up their quota of palate
jy View school, spent the week-end at depressors
Mr. and Mrs. N. T. Wilson attend-
services at Big Level, Sunday.
we were pleased to see the older
People bring their old blue back
spelling books and come to our school
to s.Pe11- 1 tel1 yn we had
ur scnooi closes Oct. 4. for one
We barely escaped frost at the au-
Mattia x:iu it. 4. -e
liffi Y "imams was tne gucsu w
uie Bessie Helton, Sunday last. "
t ?rrs. A- J- Dimsdale visited Mrs. S.
- "eiton, Saturday last.
Reside Valley next Sunday, to the tum"af! equmox.
gemonal services in honor of their Cotton pickirp dm
"?ys who are "over there" firfitine mg are the orders of
i nuf,. i - . . o o
ty oatties for you and me.
W. 8. S
-r- i-w t ri. e.u -r tt:h
nev. Jj. otrmirneia, 01 iviars niuj
visited friends here, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Ellis Walker, of
Greens Creek, visited their daughter,;
Mrs. E. B. Cloud, last Sunday.
Miss Minnie Arldge was shopping
in Tryon, Monday.
Mr. Heber Carson visited friends
in Columbus, Sunday.
w s s.
Miss Li? rvn
ftnlk Llzzie Dalton has gone to
therfordton for medical treatment.
JPent Sunday with Miss Lizzie Dal
John Foy spent Sunday night
d molasses mak-
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ing are tne orocrs ox tne aay.
Mr. Arthur Waldrop has received
nitice to start for the military train
ing comp, next Friday.
The last registrants have begun to
receive their questionnaires.
Mr. T. J. Waldrop is up from Poma.
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... "ivwiici, mrs. iewuiaii.
are croA 1 Hffa T
Mi. uicuiwi uMuueui. Mr. 1. J. waiarop is up lru
ent ossie n P.orcas. Edwards lda Si a visiting his family.
A number of Melvin Hillites at
tended religious services at Brooklyn,
S. ' Sunday night.
Messrs. G. C. Feagan and Philip
Henderson are the first in this place
to have a bale 9f cotton ginned.
In the Sunday school class taught
by Mrs. Stacy was a bright girl who
recited 8, awces of scripture at one
Several pe-sons from here attend
ed court at volumous, last weeic.
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Will 0r0 "'ipruvmg,
r- wu recover.
Mrs. Celia Dalton and little Robert
Joe, went to Rutherfordton, Sun-
balh0is ia ?otton Picking time. A few
ffl i week g PUt 9n th market
Fourth Liberty Loan Campaign
to be Opened With an
. All-Day Meetrog,
EVERODY IN COUNTY
Don't fall to hear the speech of
Governor Bickett at Columbus, to
morrow, Saturday, Sept. 28th.
It is to be an. old-time, old-fashioned
Polk County affair, Everybody
go, take a basket fujl of "eats,"
spread, them on the ground and have
one. big, good pic nic dinner. Get ac
quainted with your neighbor Let
there.be no strangers at this meeting.
If you see anybody that you do not
know, just go up to them and make
yourself "known. Everybody in Polk
county should .know everybody else in
Polk county. Set aside this -day and
time to do hat very thing.
Governor4 Bickett is coming to
preach nothing but Americanism,
pure and undefiled to us. He is go
ing to tell you why we are in this
war why we should win it, and what
we must do in order to do that. Gov
ernor Bickett is a finished orator, but
what is better, his whole heart is
wrappd Up in the cause he is advo
cating. He has had invitations from
several western states to make war
speeches, but he is first going to ad
dress his own people. Be sure and
A military band from Camp Wads-
worth, 30 strong, will furnish music
for the occasion.
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POLfc COUNTY FAIR.
Octobr 9, 10 and 11 is the date se
lected for the Polk County Fair, and
that time is rapidly approaching. Ev
ery effort has been put forth this year
to make the Fair a success. Liberal
premiums are offered on almost ev
erything, the- farm, forest or quarry .
in Polkl county can produce- It is
nowuirto the people to seject the best
specimens of everything and bring it
Experienced judges will be supplied
by the North Carolina State Board of
Agriculture, so that there can. and .
will be no favoritism - shown, but. ev
erything will be judged upon its real
We hope that everybody will take
something that you consider worthy
of exhibition, whether the premium
list provides for it or not, take it to
Superintendent Dedmond is doing '
aU in, his power to make a ereditabje
showing in his department, that of
mineral,; forest, and, quarry, and- he
:earnestly requests that every one hav
ing any kind.' of mineral specimen
Secured in Polk county, should take it
to the Fair. Also asks all saw mill
and lumber men to take specimens pf
timber and lumber. Let us show the
world what Polk county, has in the
way of minerals and woods.
It is unnecessary to urge the good
women to take specimens of their
handiwork, for they always come up
with their part of the work. But
this year be sure and take anything
that pertains to food conservation,
and show your neighbor what you are
doing to help win the war.
W. S. S . j
Thi Spaet Contributed to Winning the Wn fey
The Polk County News
Rev. J. T. Ruppe filled his regular
appointment at Mountain View, Sat
urday and Sunday. -
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Fowler, of
Green Hill, N. C, visited the former's
nait, Mrs. H. H. McCram. Saturday
Misses Tempie Burgess. Milly Ann
and Eva Hill, Messrs. Fred Com,
Dewey Halford, Geter Bradley, Andy
Corn, Floyd Walker and, .Gray Hill
were pleasant callers at the home of
Mr. M. A. Jackson, Sunday.
Miss Glenna Jackson is suending a
i few days, with her grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. Eh Jackson. ;
Mrs. Blanche McMurraMs spend-
; ing a few days with her grandparents
Mr. and, Mrs. G. H. Arledge.
Miss Leona Sherman returned to
her home, in, Hendersonville. last
Tuesday, after spending a few weeks
with herN grandparents, MrT and" Mrs.
Eli Jackson. ' - .
Sand Hill school literary- society
elected the following new- officers ; last
Friday: Alice' McCram. presidents
Ragan Jackson, vice president; Alice
Jackson, secretary; Roy McMurray,
chaplain; Maude McMurray, teller;
Esther Gibbs, critic; Roy McMurray,
Gladys Jackson and Barrett McCrain,
Roll of honor for Sand Hill school
for week ending Sept, 30: First grade
Annie McCrain; second grade Broad
us McCrain; fourth grade, Barrett
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T. W. Bradley sang for the Moun-i
tain Valley church, Sunday..
The two Misses Constant, of Wal
ker, visited in this section, Sunday.
MrXT. E. Pacer areceived., telegram:
last week, announcing the death o
his son, John, who ds at Boston, Mass.
which was a . great shock to the
community, and especially to his
mother, who suffered until Monday
morning, when she started to 'thei
burying, and received a letter from
John, stating he had been sick, but
was now about well; and that it was
another John Pace who had died,
that was another great shock to the
mother, and like Jacob of fjM she
At the poultry meeting .at S muy
View school, several boys showed in
terest in the farm shop division,
where premiums are offered for feed
hopper, trap nest, coop and axe han
dle for class C, those under 18 years..
The girls were more interested in
the Domestic Science division where
prizes are offered for graham bread
and cotton seed flour muffins, cotton
seed flour muffins and corn bread.
The crraham flour is ground from
wheat at the corn mill, and the sitt
ings fed to chickens.
The postmasters- at Columbus and
Mill Spring have each received a six .
pound sack of cotton seed flour from
Schulenbure. Texas, to be .listributed
I by the cupful to those girls who w?ll
Instead of 50 per cent. . cotton seed
flour, only 20 per cent, need now be
I iised. for Victory Bread. That is, on
said "It's enough. My son is yet cup cotton seed flour to four cups
al3Ve graham flour, corn flour, or any oth-
Many of the boys are receiving er flour.' Only girls under 15 years
their questionnaires around Snuda, are eligible in this division class A -
but nobody here but Posey Eenderson 2 prizes, and class B, 2 prizes,
has receive them. , Plans are maturing for a, Patriotic
E J. BJdley and. Ernest Laughter SOng service during the Fair. Mr.
hauled another load. of melons to Sa- Corbin is trying to secure proper mu-
luda. yesteiday. L sic in shaped notes, to be published
'Your cor responaent &ttenaii u' " r in ine ruuii. wumn nung.
at Columbu.s last week, and saw W. S. S- . .
tome imprwrement.- sini:e no wab ia . SDL.VER CREEK. Tit5
there. Tho most notice ible was a f-T
f.ne s school il a-BBSd ' Miss Arkansas Arledge, of, Ashe-f-1gfcIt:
tllSnSS viUe, spent the weeWd with, her
-a bee tree- in Jronoi the post- Barente.,Mr-and Mra.E. A. Arledge. 3
rr??Syirttffl MrTwkty Thompson, of, Lynn,f '
S athM1 Dwey McMurray 'spent W
meeting-at Cofbus, this week. : SmS.Aoi
-' with Miss. A'rkiansas Arledge.-
' Secretary IVIcAdoo hit the najl Miss -Mary Ann Bradley has accept-
fequarely on the head when he said, on d a position in C. E. Justice's store,
being asked to give one good reason . Miss Grape Arledge ntered Steams
for su?oscribing to the. Fourth Liherty High School, at Columbus Monday.
Loan, 'Pershing? and our heroes m " Mr. and Mrs, - Jesse Splawn -". spent
France," A . JL.. Sunday in this section; !
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