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" Consolidated Nov - 1915
Published every Friday at
TRYON; NORTH CAROLINA
' Zatarod at second-class matter April 28, 1915
' t the post office at Tryon. North Carolina, un
7t the act of March 3, 1&79
3.F. COPELAND, - - Editor
-. BUSH, Business Manager
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"Long May It Wave."
mittee, and we suggest two or three
from each township to. be selected by
the , people, for this committee. . Let
each township have a meeting in the
near future and select this committee,
then name a day for all township
committees to meet at Columbus and
perfect an organization to rush the
work to completion. Let the Polk
County ttews suggest the time and
place for township and county meet
ings. -'.--:: -
The Rev.J. F. Black will preach at
the Lynn chapel, Sunday, April 27th,
at 3 o'clock, p. m., the occasion being
the one hundredth anniversary of the
institution of Odd Fellowship in
America. The public as cordially invited.
Hurrah, spring time is here. How
beautiful, bringing many beautiful
flowers, although it makes the far
mers hustle. - -
Masses Alice Jackson, Alice and
Annie MeCrain were guests of Misses
Gladys and Annnie Belle Jackson, last
Mr. Mose Jackson took his wife to
the Rutherfordton hospital, last Mon
day. We miss her very much.
There were several at Mountain
View, last Sunday, for' Sunday school.
Cheer, up, let's have a good school.
Mr. Brandus MeCrain was a visitor
of Mr.' Curtis Jackson's Sunday after
Mrs. Eli Jackson is very feeble.
' There won't be any Sunday school
or preaching here for. awhile, on ac
, count of the flu.
Mr, and Mrs. George Jones, from
Tryon, visited the latter's . parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Green, last week.
Mr. Columbus Wirson is very sick.
Mr. Floyd Dyer has returned home
from "over there". He is interesting
to talk with.
.. Farmers in this section are about
through planting. N
Mesrs. Tolbert and Wheeler Odel
were" visiting on Route 2, last Sunday.
Mr. Mack McGuinn was a caller at 1
Buddy McGumn's Sunday. .
Private Herbert Prince arrived
home from France, recently. He was
in the ambulance corps, and had some
thrilling experiences. Had his pack
shot from his back, but escaned with
out a scratch. Also Private- Basil
" Bush is back home safe and sound.
Tha lifrlo rst Mr- TV,f f
.pneumonia for some time; also Mr.
and Mrs. Hamp Gilbert's baby has
- Mr. C. B. Sanders, of Green River,
called on his sister Mrs. Morris, last
. Some person, it seems, has been too
liberal with his "dope" amongst the
dogs in this vicinity.
Mr. Joe Henderson and Misses Min
nie and Ethel Henderson. f Mill
Creek, attended religious services
- W. A. Reed and family leave here
this week for Allegheny, where they
will ' erfoir in JaCUI
" There were several egg hunts here
during Easter, which "were enjoyed
immensely by the children.
Miss Josephine Morgan vi si r. a1 at
the home of her old friends, Mr. and
Mrs. E. S. Head last week-end. Miss
Morgan taught several schools here
. CflTnn Ware n V. - i
who were glad to see her again. -T
Mrs. Martha Sanders has returned
home, after a few weeks stay with
'- Mr. and Mrs. Joe Morris, of Henri
etta, visited the former's mother, Mrs.
Morris last week-end.
Messrs. Miller and John 'Lawter
and families, of Coolev Snrmcs
a flying trip to their brother, S. S.
Lawter, here, Sunday.
. r - - LYNN. . "'
' The saw and hammer will be "heard
1 t xi 1 ..-.
again on me new cnurcn building in
"the near future.
, . W. A. Cannon attended a meeting
'- viii x ioujr tci lciol
week in the old historic town of Lin-
' -MtYI1 "W C. in ja inffinac V.
Columbus Presbyterian church.
Our school at this place will close
Friday, of this week.
Mr. Page Rollins was brouerht from
"his daughter's, in Spartanburg, last
Sunday, in a Red Cross ambulance.
Mr. Rollins has been in poor health
for several years, hisjeyes failed him,
and now he. is in a very precarious
condition. ; '"
Some of our citizens in Polk county
. are now looxing lorwara to tne com
intr of another railroad.
Easter Sunday was exceedingly a
mtth rlav in Lvnn. No Eastpr spt.
vices of any kind. - .
K Lucian Hicks, of New Prospect. S.
-C, is visiting relatives in Lynn this
week, having been discharged from
the army . a few days ago. ..
We were under the impression that
the Polk , County News was to be a
neutral as to-politics but the little
editorial nuggets of last week and at
other times makes the - impression
that you have departed."-' -
" The Junior Order, of Tryon,' will
donate a flag to Xynn school, Friday,
Anril 25th. .
Lett's drop all political thoughts
and turn our, thoughts arid attention
to roads Improvement and the ooys
- monument. -
Wo are glad that the people are in
tcrestc4 in our proposition to erect a
monument to our fallen. heroes. Now
wo believe the best way to do .this is
by having an organization, something
vith a head to it, and something to
' 1 rfrponRloio for all that may De
The farmers of Cooper Gap met
Mr. J. R. Sams at Sunny View, Satur
day and organized a, farmers' club.
The following officers were appointed:
Mr. J. W. Biddy, president; Mr. Thos.
F. .Mills,. vice president; Mr.J. . R.
Blanton, clerk. Several . committees
were appointed on the different clubs.
We hope every farmer in Cooper Gap
will meet Mr. Sams at the next meet
ing. Be real farmers.
Private Ernest Thomas has arrived
home from "over there." Mr. Thom
as was in the l0th infantry, 30th
Division, and was in the parade at
Charlotte, last week. He says "we
certainly had a -warm welcome."
Mr. Willis McGuinn, of Kannapo-
lis, N. C, is visiting his parents.
Misses Grace and Oma Gibbs, of
Maple Grove, were guests of the
Misses Jackson, bunday. - v
Mr. "Bud" Bailey died, Saturday
morning, at his home, and was laid
away in the cemetery at Cooper Gap,
Sunday. He leaves several children
to mourn his loss.
Miss Myrtle Whiteside of Montana,
has returned home for a brief stay.
Mr. and Mrs. T. N. Wilson visited
former's mother Mrs. S. J. Helton,
Private Beacher McMurray cf K 2,
has arrived home from "over there."
Collet McGuinn, the fifteen year old
son of Mr. and Mrs. T. P. McGuinn,
was killed last Wednesday when the
mule he was driving ran away and
threw him from the wagon. His
skull was bursted, and he lived but a
short while. All his school mates ex
tend their sympathy to the bereaved
ones in this sad hour.
Private Badge Haynes will leave
his week for Montana. We hope he
keeps his word and subscribes for the
NEWS before he leaves Tryon.
Mr. Hal Hall and Dr. Waldron were
in this section last week.
Rev. V. Thompson will deliver a
sermon at Cooper Gap Sunday.
Sorry to note that the flu is rag
ing again in Big Level section.
Kev. John Arledge will be at
Cooper Gap the fifth Sunday in June
to preach the funeral of Private Ziba
Wilson of Co. E, 120th Inft., 30th
Division, who was slain on the battle
field in Europe, Sept 28th, 1918.
We certainly will second the motion
to erect a mounment at Columbus, in
honor of the boys who have paid the
supreme sacrifice. . .
STATE OF NORTH CADOLINA, '
County of Polk.
"In the Superior Court. .
Arch B. Calvert, Plaintiff,
.... 'vs. -..
W."H. Stearns, William M. Newman,
b. Kj. Jrinley, Abigail Smith, .and
hflsband, W. B. Smith, Mariah Mur
phey, Louise Murphey, G. T. Mur
phey Robert Murphey, Mrs.'L. D.
Childs and husband L. D.' Childs,
G. H. Peake, G. H. Norman, Jason
Norman Mrs. J. D. Jones, and hus
band, J. D. Jones, Edgar Norman
and I. Peake and C. H. peake,' De
The defendants. S. G. Finlev. Abi
gail Smith and husband, Ws B. Smith,
vianah Murphey, Louise Murphey, G.
S. Murphe v. Robert Murrthev. Mrs. T.
D. Childs and husband,, u D. Childs,
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. xjl. crtivc, vr. 11. r.thi), Vr. n. JOaes
Tason Norman. Mrs. J. D. .Tonps anH
husband, J. D. Jones, Edgar Norman
ana i. r rank reake will take notice
that an action entitled as. above has
been .commenced in the Superior
Court for Polk county, for the pur
pose of removinc a rloud from the ti
tle of 367 acres of land deeded by
ijteo. w. Justice, Commissioner, to
Arch B. Calvert, on the 12th day of
March, 1918, and fully describee! in
said deed which is recorded in Book
37, at page 367 of the Register of
weeds omce lor Folk county, rfcfei1-
3nce -oemg hereto made to said deed
foi a full and complete description of
And the defendants will further
take notice that they are required to
appear at the term of the Superior
Court of said counts to be held on the
second Monday after the first Monday
In September it beinp; the . 15th day of
Sept. . 19 19, at the court house in Polk
county, in Columbus, N. C, and an
swer or demur to the complaint in
said action, or the, plaintiff will apply
to the Court for relief in said com
plaint. J. P. Arledge, C. S. C.
This 19th day of April, 1919. 6t
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