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Question Ihat n
he Citizens ot Jrjou
L election called for Try
s 1)001 District, -is to Tbe
Irudav, Mav 6th. The
I to be voted upon has
5v stated in these columns
J ,r l the special bill pass
im arrllZ ,L nnhlished in
. , 4.1,0. fVio district
in faCt IS V4' V
Lo-h money to conduct the
ft led to. We have already
11 ,j ,;ti7Pns because our.
Lois do not measure up .to
u . u .v,;i manv others
i S lO'Uld, luuic
Ucd to send their children
n home in order to give
kind oi an euuia
qvverv dull reading, but
,1 4-.A nil 1 II -r ill 11 ll.J
fc citizen of Tryon will study
? ....,fiiv Tn these nsrures
7 Cill t i U"
eactrly see what we haye;
re running in debt all the
that more money must uc
are to continue our schools.
' Our Revenues.
U total..... ...... ?Z,300.00
ax' . o cKft nn
tf SCHOOL QUESTION.
Peoples; Banlif -Trust Co.
or A AA
lo revenue .$,voj.jv
t.,t , We Actually ieea.
I indebtedness of '19 $ 600.00
tech?:: ::::::: S3
Lrm.-diate teachers. 2,080.00
1 , AA VA
fund to pay bonds. .
seats (must have) 225.00
otal . .
irODOSlHOn to ut;
fnr a tax rate of fifty cents.
candidates for school trust
. i. - ,,:n
i than is actually necessary to
school as it should De run ana
imated that instead of a rate
cents, probably one of thirty
!1 be sulhcient to raise an tne
C nondrd. Rest assured that
Gees will uot make the burden
ivier than is actually necessa-
eet the conditions existing.
Save heard of some quoting
has cost schools m the past to
emember that the legislature
Jaries of teachers so that we
e no more $30.00 and $3o.00
SfiS.OO Der month is the
it s teacher mav be employed
Kou can easily see wrhy it will
much more money to run tne
than it has in the past.
schools are the best invest-
Jiat anv town or community can
! Let us invest in one tnat win
ice to Trvon. We have one of
It towns in the State in every
ar except in the matter o
In that we have one of the
This statfl of affairs is due
Jiing except a lack of sufficient
The trustees have done . the
est possible with the small
t of monev at their command.
e the new board with enough to
is good schools. ' . j
jhave an enrollment m the dis
rf 220; an average attendance of
Last year's enrollment was 187;
; capacity 125 so that if every
'nrolled shoul d attend there are
ough seats for each. "Surely
own and state pride is sufficient'
ke you want to overcome this
led condition. " - '
jto the polls May 6th and vote
Jthe increased taxes. J :
n Now comes the day of building
;rt " wk in .winning, the
war and look at the results. Where
is the man that-can infuse us with the
same enthusiasm in building , good
roads, schools and other public
works ? The -constructive v days are
here, the boys are coming - home - in
large numbers. In order that there
jnay .be no unemployment proposition
let the work begin. If "improvements
are contemplated go on with it. La
bor will not get.mucli lower and if
ever, it will be. a long time away
Eminent economists tell us that labor
will never again reach the level of
pre-war scales. ,
TOWN AND SCHOOL.
NEWS-BEE: . '
town administration's report of
pagement of the town's affairs
past year is, in the opinion :of
, a hrst-class certificate to their
ttency, honesty and industry,
raber of those present .. at the
meeting last week favored the
lunation of the mayor, commis-
and consequently of Mr. -Blake,
pnager, as a recognition of their
pes. For various reasons only
pyor and one of the commissions
ere thus honored.
P reverse is true of the School
They have signally failed to
the school ud to the standard
r 1n-on reduires. and 'were verv
ply told to step down and out;
ei some one else trv it. How
of their failure was dup. to a
of funds, and how much to an
use of the funds they - did
is not easy to say. It is easy
jjy it was due to both.
ess the town votes for an issue
Pnas, it is also easy to say that
pard can provide - a school ade-
le to Tryon's needs. Should the
lail to do so the present board
not enw tVln tacV rf V.q novt AAA
ther in securing- these funds they
successful or not. the retiring
pbers heartily wish their succes-
ccess. If they fail in every-
g else, wo bnw ihVi!if lio'-.r nrll AAf
j ' W1HV HIV Jf T lit V
w earn every cent of - their sal-
E. G. HOLDEN.
R- MISSILDINE DECLINES.
I.J , "5 JSSUC win uc
Pa a letter from Mn vat Tn TT " Mis-
& ?cc?ninK the nomination for
.tendered him at tho tnwn
gng on Wednesday night of last
,r- Missildine has spworl fVio A-am
.ayor for fourteen years,
m'.l -1 tlnie some of the most
fcortar ir"Provements, and of most
ffectr t the town have. been
fueled, in all thpsp aIc
Ed of tl f Continually the
h c-t- town in mind no one
It W se a smSle act of his along
ssildinV ;t ,pnvate hfe again Mr.
en Z5n fl s? with a clear con-
Mic f r as ms record as : a
blic offic ii Ll . Like all
m Denn u a"v aas. aone things that
but no i, y nr aree with him
ect l 'glof incompetency or
theotWbllhar to him. He,
imself wit, 11,ulu nas . surrounded
?end8 1 n?s t personal
The Victory Loan is now on and it
is the duty of all to ' subscribe for
these five year notes of Uncle Sam's.
The interest rate is the highest yet
paid and the term of the loan is the
shortest, only five years. Let Polk
County put the cap sheaf on" its glo
rious war, record by filling its quota.
This bank will give you complete in
formation and handle subscriptions as
heretofore. . .
This bank's resources are now such
that we can take care of the needs of
any of our customers. Some Polk
SSrcien,s did not think it'ad
visable to do business with us owing
w our limited resources on account
ot just starting in business. To all of
thosfr we wish to say that we are pre
pared to take care of - any customer
regardless, of his Tequirements' in the
way of borrowing.- We cordially in
vite the' accounts of the largest as
well asithe smallest and assure all
that our: methods of handling your
business will be highly; satisfactory
for.we think we know what good ser
vice is. Give'us a trial..
. Another 'd'rive". is cxjmmg in May
that -we all will welcome and all be
glad to contribute. . Polk county will
be asked to raise $500.00 for the' Sal
vation Army. This is their 'first
drive in Polk and many of us have
wished for this opportunity." We all
want to do something for this practi
cal, as' well as spiritual organization
that fed our doughboys doughnuts,
like mother used to make, while the
fighting; was going on. . ,, : .
want is to have my check' cashed."
Dow's News. - ;
-; Open a savings account with. -your
Liberty Bond: interest. Many are
doing this after depositing- the .bond
with-us. -You can deposit your., bond
with us and a,, certificate of deposit
will be issued. We pay you the inter
est the bond calls for as it becomes
due, you may have this in cash or de
posit it jn the Savings Department
and let it draw interest. 'Accounts
opened for $1.00 or more. : Interest
payable quarterly, or cpmpounded at
4 per: cent. ..
A lady.- stepped up to . the bank
window aud asked to cash a checks
She Was asked to be introduced first.
"Sir, I don't wish to know, you; all I
A checking accpunt- gives you
standing in the community, it" also is
a safeguard against errors. A custo
mer of ours stated that by giving
checks he .was saved $200.00 recently.
Do not handle cash, deposit your mon
ey or checks and issue checks for
your bills or purchases. We make
no charge for opening or carrying an
account with usl however smajl.
A safety deposit box in our solid
concrete vault costs only $2 a year.
Protect, your valuable papers, jewels
or keepsakes. - . ; , v ;
Peoples IBank Trusts Gb
TRYON,; N. C. ;
G. H. HOLMES, Pres. W. F. LITTLE, Cash.
Error-proof bookkecpig is just as necessary for the protection of your money on deposit with us is a
modern burglar-proof safe. . ; ' . - i ' 1 C"" '
TTie Burroughs Bookkeeping Machine which we have recently installed, handles our figure work with
absolute accuracy. Its calculations are done by parts of hardened, steel-Ht can't make a mistake.
The operator feeds the figures into the machine, which makes all additions and subtractions automatically.
A completely posted ledger shedt or depositor's statement, with -every item printed in the proper "column
comes out. . , i ''.;.'" '' '. "'--'' .
An adsolute and automatic proof of every entry is given by the maahine method. There is no danger of
a mistake being made in your account, or in the account of any cf our other depositors.
Besides affording this accuracy insurance to you and to us, the Burroughs handles ouf figure work in
about half the time formerly needed. This gives us time to do other things to improve our service to
customers in every department of the bank.
Come b, any time, and see the Bookkeeping Machine at work. - - r
airik of L
"the Old Reliable.'
Landrum, S. C.
H. B, CARLISLE. President: ,
ROY P. WHITLOCK Cashier:
J. S. CARPENTER, Vice President;
R. H. BRADY, Asst. Cashier.
WE GIVE VALUABLE PRE
; With all cash purchases weive coupons which are
redeemable iu valuable premiums.7 These premiums
are of the best and well worth more than the small
' 'effort required by the saving of your coupons to ob
tain them.; Call and get a premium book and begin
. ..saving your coupons today. .. "'."-"". ..-r.
Below are a few money saving prices. : Givo us
an order and we are sure the treatment you receive
will cause you to Home again, - . 1
3 lb. cans Tomatoes per doz. . ; . . . . . . . r. . ... .$1 05
2 lb. cans Tomatoes, per duz. ........ '. ! 1 "59
2 lbr cans Corn, per doz. . 210
Flour, per barrel. ; . ; . . . 20
; Best Shorts, per 75 lb. bag . 2i50
, Your orders for anything in our line will receive
prompt and carelul attention.
Tryon, N. C.
IR. L, LEIE
Wish to advise the Farmers, Truckers andothers who use fertilizers ior
crops of-any kind, that we. are now. putting in a full line for stock, of "
Nitrate of Soda, 16 per cent. AcidN Phosphate,
Sulphate of Ammonia
and five different analysis of ; finished -fertilizers. ,
Oxxx warehouse was empty a few days, but we are how again
stocking up and can fill any reasonable order, or load wagons as
fast as they come; . ' ,
We appreciate the liberal share of business given us this sea
son and hope to be able at all times to meet the demand for
Landrum, S. C.
TO THE VOTES OF THE TOWN OF
Til YON v
t .,1. 4.j xmW mv most
1 Wisn to eAteim j " r - .
sincere thanks and I rf
01 your unanimuuo " j l,rc(Sif
me for Mayor to succeed' myseiras
expressed at the.Town meeting Apni
16th. I feelhowever, it .1 for - tne
best interests of the town that 1 re
tire and a new. man, of fresh deas, of
ability and more leisure, be elected
this important and honorable poslttpn.
Harmony' is erne; of the -most -essential
factors.for the success of.any en
terprise and. I assure you I will ai
ways" stand ready to; assist m W
way possible for the upbuilding . ot
conferred .and assistance rendered in
fViis ofnee. 1 am, iuuis-uui.v,
0 x : ::
' EASTER AT, HOLY. CROSSlN
- i- . "' 1 - ? 'i.
Sorry we did riot see the: dogwe-d
flowers used as decorations at the
Episcopal church , Easter. .
The-music with soprano solos and
flute obligates,-under Mr.; Bray, was
f thhiehest .stanaara. c" -
PWof Hngs.at the threemces
were pflcouraging, especially $31.00
giVeiby-the children in.-their mite
h0?' Griffith closed ;his . morning
service w, , . - vietorv. for
Him. But it took .1919 years, for
freedom to take into:, her hand the
wand which shall one day rule the
world." - . , . '
r Mr.t Griflith is "to preach at the con
vention at Morganton, this "week.
' ." v, - a: f. c.
I World's Finest Church. ."
- November 18 Is the anniversary; of
th; dedication of rst.- Peter's In Rome
ji 1626. : This largest Christian house
of .worship was begun about 1450. - In
1546 Michelangelo was .put in charge,
who redesigned the dome. - Ttie height
nr ftf fhla rlntn'p Is 4S? "f cet. and
HJ '"l" " -
tfietuilding is one of the finest iinpos-
A fresh shipment of Loose-Wiles
Biscuit Co. and National Biscuit Go's.
Cakes and Crackers and pound raisin
Two Perfection" Oil Stoves for sale.
John Onr &t Co.
- - -i Phone No. 1 4
Tryori, IM. G. -
is f or Peope who
Want to Improve
Will you let us serve you?; A checking account is1 most
convenient in the payment of bills. It is the safest receipt,
A Savings account is the sure road to an eventual com
petency. We solicit youc account; v
CAROLINA STATE BANK. r
DAVID C. BARROW W C ROBERTSON, Q? C. SONNER H. B. LANE,
President vice Presidents - Calmer
For famr Barnds or towo ii
S W. vTY LD NOSEY, Tryoiro.
SALE AT A
If taken at once. Cash or reasosble
Two tenant houses, well built, in colored
tenement district. Store house and Jot on
Trade street. GEO. A. GASH, Agt
W. F. LITTLE
Trypnj N. C. .
GEO A. GASH
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE
' Collections a specialty;. Deeds
and Mortgages prepared, and
Contracts written at reasonable
prices. : , ':-
We Have the Right Prices
- ; - r -and-; '
Kind of Materials
tp do your building. Full stock
Doors, Windows, Siding, Fleering
Ceiling, Shingles, Loths, Interior
Finish and Moulding, ' Rough and
Dressd Lumberc Carry complete
HEARON LUUDER CO;. ( j i
" .1- "
1 1 1
ost, v UUieve him to the un-
Injr In the world.
our town. , li -ua
- Thanking you tor all past honors