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Published efvery Friday at
TRYON, NORTH "CAROLINA
; Eatend u Mcond-clasa matter April 28, 1915
at tlM post office at Tryon. North Carolina, un
r Cm act of March 8. 1879
B. F. COPELAND, - Editor
C BUSH, r Business Manager
Pok county boys who were.. in this
division were killed "on the battle field
of Europe, on Sept. 29th, 1918. P:
Miss Maggie Jackson was the guest
of her s'ster, Mrs. Belton Jacksont
Sunday. , , w "
Miss Lticile Taylor was the . guest
of Miss Arkansas Jackson, Sunday.
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'Long. May It Wave."
Mrs. Martha Sanders V celebrated
her 84th birthday at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Stacy, last Sunday.
There were quite a few of her child
ren, grandchildren and great grand
children at the, dinner, and - she was.
the recipient of several presents, first
and last. j; ;-; .':'''. ,
Elder G. A. Branscom arrived home
from Kissimee, Florida, Saturday
Mr. and Mrs. ii. B. sanaers ana
children of Green River spent Sunday
with relatives at Melvin,HiU. - .V
Messrs. Joe and Ben Morris the
Twin brothers, visited their mother,
Mrs. Mary Morris, last Sunday.
' Mrs. Nat Edwards "has gone to
Rutherfordton hospital for treatment.
Mr. Boyd Cole, of Green River, vis
ited friends here, last Sunday. ,
Farmers are getting - in earnest
about turning land now, as there has
been a week of good weather.
Mrs. Branscom is still quite poorly,
but we hope she will sooa be around
again. V '" . "
Mr. John. Shields, of . GreeiiRiver,
visited friends here last Sunday..
' All good wishes to the NEWS fam
ily . ,, v; VU;.
FISHTOP. ; ,
Some Velocities. v'-."j:.
"When the temperature IS 32 degrees
sound travels . i,uyu,reet a jsecona ana
one additional foot a second for each
additional degree of tempera turerElec-
trlcity.over a wire where there isno
resistance travels 192,024 miles a sec
; Mrs. Clara Feagan and little
daughter, Cleo, were delightfully en
tertained at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Thos. E. Pace Saturday evening, from
6 to 9. .; t . w.
There was a singing at Mountain
Valley church SJunday . evening. ' t ,
Someone set out fire on Laurel
Mountain, Saturday, and burned over
the entire mountain, doing consider
able damage, especially . timber;
burning over. 100 acres before it twas
checked, finally Sunday evening: A
few people in this county need a les
son taught them, and the sooner the
If there is anybody who wants to
to work, he can gte a job here, as the
farmers are so badly behind they
; Mr; Robert Owens andMiss Clara
Taylor were married ' Sunday after
noon.' .'. '
Miss Lola Bright Falls is teaching
at ' Hillcrest Institute during Mr.
. Mr. Bill Greenway is critically ill. t
Miss Juia Abrams is staying at
Tryon for awhile.
Misses 'Margaret and Ruth Brian
spent the week-end with their aunts,
the Misses Moore.
r Mr. and Mrs. Georgion. went
Tryon last week. - ,
Miss Hattie Bridges spent several I would be glad to welcome a f few la
days in our community last week vis- borers to their fold.
iting friends and relatives. The Fishtop school closed, Saturday
? Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Moore spent March 22nd, with an entertaining
Sunday in Spartanburg county, with program by the four graduates of
Mrs. Moore's brother, who has just the sch?ol. TKe school room was
come homct.from the army. beautifully decorated w'th ivy, spruce
Misses Iucy and Mattie Abrams and ferns. The chairs of the grad-
spent the Week-end with their aunt, uating class were beautifully draped
Mrs. WrnGray. " ;7r n . ; with the class colors, gold and black
Messrs. Xack and Wylie Bridges Following is the program, "Here we
were down at ; their . old stamping gather every morning;" welcome ad
ground, Sandy Plains, Sunday. L dress, Elma Newman; song, "We are
A number of young people gather- I climbing Learning Hill;" class histor
ed for a song-fest at - Mr.. Jolly's Avaree Jones; song ''We've gone out
Saturday jevening. . V j from this course of study;'' last will
The Farmers' Cooperative, Asso-1 and testament by Estella Pace; song,
nation held a very successful meeting "Twas a long way to graduation, but
at the Greens Creek High . School, I now we're right there;" class proph
Saturday afternoon. This Associa- ecy, Eva Pace; song, "Flow, gently,
tion will doubtless become a force for I Green river;" farewell address, Estel-
good in Greens Creek township, la Pace; song "Good-bye,' sung and
Among other things it was decided to I played by the teacher. An interest
organize: a boys' Corn Club, a Girls' ing talk was then given by Mr. Thos.
Canning Club, and to hold a commun- E. Pace, after which' the pupils "reas-
lty fair in the fall. The regular ! sembled to their homes, feeling -that
time for meeting is the fourth Satur- I there were not sufficient funds to con-
day afternoon, at iGreens Creek High tinue1 the school longer. , The commit-
bcnool.' A special meeting is called J tee and patrons of the school are well
for Saturday, March 29th, at 2:30 p. pleased with the services of the
m. All farmers in Greens Creek teacher, who did not have a fair
Choice lot of large" and
medium sized mules for sale
Reasonable '- Prices.
" Guaranteed sound and will
work anywhere. v:
I C, J. LYNCH,:
Stock Farm, Tryori Route 1.
All Work Guaranteed
inl floDr Wilklnj' store"
MRS E. RHODES.
In Your Home
NOTICE OF PARTITION SALE.
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, -;
ys I :;- Polk County."
Superior Court Before the "Clerk;
George T. Jones and wife', Laura
;; Jones J.', W." Tucker, and wife, Ar-
minta: Tucker, Sua Laughter, : A
mana Pack, Ray Laughter. V '-
Price $ 5.50
, Guaranteed or
JRYON ElECTRIC SERVICt
'Your orders for Flooring, Ceiling,
Siding, -Finish, Mouldings, Framing.
We manufacture this and can save
you money. See us for lath, brick,
doors and sash.
J. T. GREEN, LUMBER COMPANY.
MORTGAGEE'S NOTICE OF SALE.
By virtue of the power of sale con
tained in that mortgage deed execut
ed to "me by D. F.Benge and Wife, S.
H. Benge, on August 14th, 1907, to
secure a debt therein described, which
said mortgage deed is duly registered
in book 5, page. 134, record of Mort
gages or Polk county; "nnd after
making certain small payments de-
f aulfwas made in the payment - of
said indebtedness, the last payment
having, been made about day of
1914, and default contin-
chance to show her ability on account
of much sickness among the students.
Pshaw, we were fseling good over
the election. - Forty-three registered:
eleven voted against the
''"Pies for sale at the Stock Farm,
$7.00 each. C. J Lynch. ..
; r ; . FOR RENT. - . '
. Six room furnished' buncralow. with
bath for rent or sale. Overbrook Or
chard Saluda N. C. ? r v
Eggs of Mottled Ancona chickens
for sale, $1.50 per setting of 15 eggs.
U. ,F.' (Jopeland, Tryon, N. C.
Settings of .White Lejrhorn , eerES."
15 for $1.50. In Polk county. - 75c.
pure bred. ; G. L. Orr, Tryon Route 1.
Eggs for hatching from Camnbell's
NEVER-STOP -LAYING STRAIN
and prize' winning Buff Lesrhorns arid
s, last -week, on a - transport Buff Orpingtons. $2 per 15. k Mrs. C.
is to bring soldirs of -th Rain- ? .Smp,t 146 -Victoria Road,
Ashevile, N. C.
twnty-one for, and we hear seme say,
We did wrong by voting against it."
Get right. '
'.l VI -". at 1 (A(tiV i m " lime
Mr. J. R, Sams, will be here on next
everybody, you are welcome.
Mr.' Ralph Edwards was a caller at
Mr. N. Ei Williams',Sunday.
Several from here attended services
at Big Level, Sunday. ' -
TTiiue ivjLuis nas -purcnasea a
new motor car. i - -'
Mr. Pitts, of Spartanburg, has pur
chased a, farm near here and .moved
on to it. . -; -.
Mr. Ernest Ruff sailed for Brest.
which is to brine soldirs of th Ram-
bow division home.
x. r. ivuus ana Mr. wtts have T.nT
wuojr iur las past montn Duiia-I t 0 , , , . , ,
ini? npw im - I Lost,-; on Saturday last, between
mg new awelingS. - . I Trvnn nr1-fo -ol-f. HT.W .-.;
borne of our soldier boys who are chain for automobile. Finder will he
m uermany report that. they have fewaraea. Mrs. J as. Vernor.
oeen to the ex-Kaiser's castle and - LOST: -On ro wo miU'nrmn
from Tryon, BkcK and White . Checked
Sak Scarf. $5-00 reward. Fmder vil
please, mail to Ambrose Cramer, Lake i
MARE FOR SALE,
-A high class saddle mare, a beauty,'
with, plenty, of. sytle; suitable for.- la
eL 2' Attractive-price. Phone
J. Liiu; Landrum, S. C.
SouthernQuef n sweet potatoes for
beinF' ?2 P-r bushel. C. 'M. Howes
.v ' 47-2t
ued after demand, now, for the pur
pose of making tlie remainder of said
indebtedness, I will on
- MARCH 31st 1919,
at 12 o'clocknoon, at the court house
door inColumbus, Polk county, N. Q.,
sell at public auction to the highest
bidder for cash,- all the. following de
scribed tract of land, being the .same
described and conveyed by naid mort
gage deed, and bounded. as follows:
- Adjoining the lands of W. M, Jus
tice, J. R. Williams and others. Be
ginning on a stone on the north side
.of road, and running thence east with
said road 45 steps to a stake, on the
bank of the road; thence north to W.
M. Justice's and J. R ; Williams'
white oak corner on the ; top of the
ridge;, thence 'back with W. . Jus
tice's line to the besnnninc; nnH Kr
ing known as the Benge Home place.
This Feb. 24th. 1919. .
- JONATHAN CASE, Mortgagee.
JTE. Laughter; -Zach Laughter, W. L.
Laughter, J. R. Blanton , and wife
Elvina Blanton. . . : . -
.NOTICE OF PARTITION SALE.!'
Uiider and by virtue "of a decree 'of
the superior voun oi roiK' county in
the above entitled cause the under
signed Commissioner will on: lv rfr
MONDAY, APRIL 7th, 1919.
at 12 o'clock Noon at the Court House
door of Polk County in Columbus,
North Carolina, ofTer for sale to the
highest bidder all the following de
scribed lands known r as the J Allen"
Laughter lands' in 'Polk County, and
the SaUie Laughter lands in Ruther
ford County, viz: . "'.' 1 4
1st .Tract: - Lying on the waters of
Walnut Creek, beginning at -a ; Span
ish Oak on top of the hill in Dimsdale
old line running Nr 15 E, crossing a
branch- vith Allen Laughter's line to
a Spanish Oak; thence' N. 1 W. . with
J. W. RulT's line to a stake, a condi
tional comer in J. W,; Ruff's line;
thence with a conditional line to a
white oak at the Spring; thence to a
post oak at the school house, J. W.
Ruff 's ' comer on a-conditional line, a
post oak; -thence South East 'a condi
tional line to the beginning, Contain
ing 20 afres more or less, known as
Upper Walnut, and being land de-'
scribed in Deed from Nesbit Dims
dale and wife to Allen Laughter,, of
date November 7th, 183, and record
ed in . Book 5. at page 180 of the Rec
ords of Deeds of iPolk county
2nd Tract: Situate in the County
of Polk, State of North Carolina, on
the waters of Walnut Creek Begin
ning on a chestnut, the oegmning
corner of the old tract; thence South
16 W. 82 poles to, a S. oak; thejice S.
45 E. 24 poles to a poplar on the
south bank of; -Walnut': creek; ;thence
down, the branch nearly as it runs
thence S. 72 E. 54 poles to a B. oak;
then" a conditional line nearly- east to
a stake; then N. E. to the outside line
of a black -oak on the old - line and
being land described in deed from
Mary Laughter et al.r to : Allen
Laughter, -of date April 11th, 1872
and recorded in Book 6, page 543 of
the records of Deeds for Polk county
3rd Tract: Part of Patent 1028 on
the waters of Walnut Creek, contain
ing do acres. . Beginning- on . a pme
and runs N. 58 W. 48 poles to a pme:
thence N. 24 W. 39 poles to a stake;
then-S.' 86 W. 16 poles to pine;
thence S. 52 W. 19 poles to a Span
ish oak; thence S. 10 W. 16 poles to
a poplar; thence S. 50 E. 22 pcles to a
chestnut oak; thenceS. 74 E. 16
poles to a stake; ! thence S. 23 , W. 45
poles to a rock in his own line; then
with said line S. 54 Vz E. 56 poles to a
chestnut oak, then to ' beginning
4th Tract: 19 acres. Beginning
on black oak, his own and J. S.
Laughter's corner and runs N. 72' W.
55 poles to a poplar; then N. .42 W.
24 poles to a white oak; then S. 19
W. 14 poles to a Spanish oak; then S.
59 E. 4 poles to a chestnut oak;
then S. 40 E. 64 poles to a chestnut oaK
then S. 57 E. 6 poles to a pine; then
Si 17 E. 16 poles to. a pine; then S.
45 E. 10 poles to a pine; then S. 64 E.
12poles to a pine; then South 81 E.
14 poles to a pine; thence S 13 E.
13 poles to a stake ; then S. 30 E. 10
poles to a pine; thence N. 18 E. 20
poles to a stake; then NI 35 x E12
pbles to a stake ; then N 1LAV. 9 'poles
to a stake; then S. 88 W. 34 pole's to
a hickory; thence N 3 E. 32 poles to
a black gum. thence to the beginning.
5th Tract: Containing by estima
tion 20 aeres, lying and being in the
County of Rutherford, in Kings Creek
Township, adjoining lands of- Bill
Burgess, J ones Biddy, Jim Ruff and
Speculation lands, known as part of
the Biddy , place : and being- that part
of the Biddy place owned by Sallie
Laughter, mother of the petitioners.'
The said land will be sold in sepa
rate .tracts or as a whole, or by coni
bining two or more tracts, except the
5th tract described above known as
the Sallie Laughter tract in Ruther
ford county, Will be sold separate from
the other tracts. ; - : . V: 1
The terms of, said . sale are one-third
cash and balance in six months from
date of confirmation, to be evidenced
by note bearing interest at "" six per
cent. Title retained until . the pur
chase money Js paid' in fulir -
This 6th day of March,-1919. . .
J. E. SHIPMAN,- Commissioner.
ilTE feel that our past record and j
W steady growth; are evidence
that we are worthy of your , confi-
dence. r --.--' i J
The policies of i;his bank are founded J
on honest, upright principles. Strict S
adherance to honest sound methods
:has (ione muchltpwardj:he growth f
of our institution. - I
The Old Reliable . ROY P. WHITLOCK, Cashier.
A Thrift Stamp gives you the right to j
stand up when the Star Spangled Banner
is piayed. V
An account at this .bank , classes you as
one of the progressive and. substantial
citizens of your community. No better
time than now tox start that account.
Come in and let's talk it over, r
.- ; r ''; .
BANK OP TIRYON
W.' T. LINDSEY Preg
J. B. HESTER Cashier.
- . -
These Essentials of Sound Banking
are embodied in this institution.
YOUR ACCOUNT. SOLICITED
of S ALU DA
Capital; $1 OjOOO.OO r
S Saiiac3a9 G.
HENRY P. CCRWlTli; Pres. JOHN B CANNON, Y-Pres. PRESTON H. BAILEY, Cash.
ad wonderful time.:
Mr. U. S. Gihhs and family -Wsitecl
atrnN!.WvGibbs, Sunday. (
Mrs. R Coggins visited Mrs.' T.
F. Mills and Mrs Pitts- W. wapV
. X Ecfeey. Brown, of Spartanburg,
",is visitine in this rtirvn . . f
-MrrT P. Brown, and family left
- weeic, lor Tennessee where they
have bought a farm. : ' '
LjBf 0th sionv (Old' Hickory)
wilt Iandron March 29th. We feet
cure there will be many hearth made
fr.ad, while some will be rsd, a3 two
We want the residents of Tryon and . the
citizens of Polk county to know where they
can secure the highest class and best jobs of
Plumbing and Heating
- - to be. found anywhere. We are. in "that
" - j -business and we want your orders, we have
y. the best skilled mechanics, keeo in fhand at"
. all times a large supply of the best fixtures
. r and materials to be found, we can and will-
. serve you -promptly arid satisfactorily. We '
; keepmanin readiness to golto your home :
..... .at your call toy advise s and "-help you plan'
, -whatyou-?want-and can be . done and give"
Vs . : you air estimate and without . cost' to you
- we. of course hoping that we may get to do,
' ; --ypur 'work, 1 .?V , . ;
if j. R Riai piieiNG c&
Shredded corn fodder in bales, for sale
at $ 1 .25 per 100 pounds, v at my barn. Also
S, TRYON, N. C.
You'll need neither a hatchat nor a stick of dynamite. XA
good, ordinary set of molars will easily dispose of '
A Fine Tenderloin Steak
An Extra Porterhouse Steak
A Luscious Round Steak
A Nutritious' Roast
A Dish of Pork Chops
, If you havnflt any teeth we have sausage that will fairly
' melt in your moutli '
. ' Eat our meats. . Good for your stomach. J
Alsp want to buy good beef cattle, hogs
and chickens,: foe which I will pay the high
est" ARKET Price. "
' A H: WILLIAMS.
REAL ESTATE, LO
; , ' ??y. Property , Bought and Sold. 4." Furnished and un- '
L furnished houses for rqht. Property ta ken care iof iahdrenls
' -..eolieeted. Do nor' waste your. time and tire ypuraelf out looking
lr a place. Our auto is at,your service free. Notary Public. "
JAMES LEONARD, Tryon, N. C