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TRYON, N. C FRIDAY, JULY 4, 19197
$2.00 A YEAO
cements All Completed for
the Rousing Welcome to
Our Soldier Boys.
farming throughout the" State. Can
your : Board conceive of what such a
small annual investment !. thus. ' will
Dring back: ot the county in a few
years ? Much of the money you are j
called upon to spend is gone whe .
pended, but itw ould be entirely dif -
frent in a case of this kind. Thi
should be a highly productive invest
ROl SlXC. TIME EXPECTED.
thin thir power to make
Vinvo hppn Terfected
yvanK1-'1'" i -
he ri!i-th of , July celbration at
nbus. The citizens of Columbus
ikiny- extensive iiudugciucuw
i-i. A1a tnA will Hr
e caiv oi tut- pcuic, .....
ithin their power to maKe tne
one of pleasure to everybody who
iilov Scouts of Tryon, are going
ut on their minstrel performance
ie afternoon, and that alone is a
jre worth going miles to witness,
old people are working on a-pro-n
of their own, andthose who
never heard theold Christian
monv singing, will be entertained.
Vo, and perhaps three . speakers
'expected, as invitations have been
In that number.
is requested that everybody get
e in plenty of time to take part in
parade, which will take place at
t y 1, - ri wry 11 Ka VoeiliH Vkir
fen 0 ClOCK, dim nin v. k,j
Junior Order, of Tryon; the Sun
pchoolF of the county, Boy
uts and other secret orders. ',
r;ng plenty of food and let'sJiave
bid-time pic-nic dinner. -elow
we give the program, but
e changes may be made in it on
a. m. raracie oi ounuay stiiw,
Boy Scouts and Secret orders.
0 Boy Scout Minstrels. - ;
0 Music. . v.
1)0 Singing, "Star Spangled Ban-
ner." ,: .
A WORTHS CAUSE.
More rain more rain more rain
We are informed that certain par
ties, some from Henderson county, are
foraging over this section, digging
sang and other herbs without help
from the owners. The parties are
known and will be dealt with, and
ought to be.. It is time such work is
stopped, destroying timber, etc ?and
the, sooner" the better.' ....
Crops , are badly damaged by so
No rattlers this week. We hope
the shower .is over.
Wie have heard a few. locusts, but
this is not locust year in this county.
If I remember correctly it is two or
three years off yet. When is it?
T. W. and I. B. "Bradley and Ear
nest Laughter -attended the singing at
Mount Lebanon, Sunday.
Now that court has adjourned if
the . rain will adjourn for a week or
two farmers could catch up with their
What have the railroad surveyors
done, or doing on the other side of the
mountains, Brother Lynn ?
Harrison Arledge returned home
from overseas, last Friday, fat and
, Hurrah for the Fourth hurrah for
the mounment. ;
While writing the above, . Robert
Price killed a large rattler, almost in
sight of me.
Quite a number from here attended
the funeral services of private Ziba
Wilson,, at Cooper Gap.
Major B. Sharp visited at H. P. Ar-
edge's one day last week.
Corp. Harrison B. Arledge, of. the
81st divisioon, returned home from
ranee. He was in the last three
days' battle of the war. '
Mr. G. Walker and son, i. Warner,
motored up from Spartanburg, Satur
day, and spent the day with Mr. and
Mrs. E. W. Bradley.
Miss Jessie Green is still in the
Mr. Fred Arledge and wife, visited
at Green River, last week-end.
Mr. j. R. Sams was a welcome
guest at Mountain View farm, Sun
THE PROGRESS OF LYNN,
"TRYON ROUTE 1;
e are in receipt of a letter from
n Williams, of . the North Caro-
State College of Agriculture and
ineering, in which he encloses a
Jy of a letter sent out to the Board
Commissioners of every county in
State. After careful reading of
letters we give it our most hearty
emendation, and hope that the
aid of Commissioners of Polk coun-
will appropriate the necessary.
pnt of money for the proposition.
p plan is for the Board of Commis-
jners to set aside a specified amount
money to be used for the education
young men inthe College of Agri
ture and Engineering.
e are informed that Polk county
snot a single student in the Agri
tural College. It is highly' impor
it that we should have. The time
s arrived when it is hecesary to
ve educated farmers as it is to have
ated bankers or lawyers. No
y is farming a hap-hazard, go
caling, but is being recogniz
asa strictly scientific profession,
clls for men and women special--qualificd
to do that work. Under
e Plan outlined we would have every
ar a graduate from the Agricul
jal College, pledged to return to
county and engage in farming.
16 ' vast amount -of good that One ed
(1 person could do is not to be
l'mated. It is surely worth the
I ; asliington county, one of the
: counties of North Carolina, has
I day appr0priated money for that
L; u Kington county in four
r win have four young men 'in
f Agncultui-al course, of the Col-
f .one graduating and one-enter
- -ii vpar
-Williams truthfully says:,
nder this nUn fv, .
w.j mC yuuiiir men ss.
t-w mils 1, r " .
r,."1 U1 &ooa moral charac-
D unable f n
ust w, c , wiy
ve .fin5shed the tenth grade of
Fee tW-' "" aim must
Ie f 0. . ' ' "" cumpieuon oi
turn i n al education they will
sQ . "wve countv and en-
r6C n som, i; . - . '
! People f f 0 arming, so that
1 Ult'r home countv mav
I pvt. . " 1 J
lecial I nt get the benefit of their.
it is believed that
g a 7 1 the state adPt""
pcialiv t,. under which these
VUltn rr ...
OPERATES WITH RAZOR
American Red Cross Nurse Equal
Performs Life-or-Death Amputation
With Improvised Instruments
; Ere this reaches us we will be cele
brating not only the birth-day, of our
independence, but of the - world, and
the home coming of our soldier-boys.
Wish that every one of our fallen he
roes could have a goldenhearted
daisy 'wreath placed around the gold
stars today, the Fourth of Fourths.
Mrs. John W. Searcy, after a long
Illness, passed away into the great
beyond, leaving an infant babe, three
other small children and husband, to
whdm she can beckon to come hear
her play around the throne of God
for she was a gifted violinist.
Mr. 5 Bfoadus Nance and family
truests of Mr. and Mrs. F. B
Miss Letha Barber was Miss Elsie
Edwards' guest of honor, Monday.
Glad to note Mr. Robert Pack, who
recently underwent an operation is
getting on nicely.
Little Alvin Pack died Monday
morning at 4 o'clock.
Master Willie Egerton spent a hap
py Sunday afternoon with little Bob
Some on the route attended the
children's day at Columbus, and the
exercises were splendid, . and the
speech given by th pastor wa also
Mr. George Biggerstaff ana xamily
were yesterday's visitors at the home
of Mr. James Green.
Mr. McGraw, of South Carolina,
who recently purchased a large moun-
To the People of the Lynn Special
It gives your local committee great
peasure to inform you we, have suc
ceeded i securing the title to the Lynn
school property, consisting of school j
building and euipment, the two-story
ottage and furnishings, all to be our
own for the purpose of promoting ed
ucation in our community. l
We think this will stimulate us to
take more interest in the cause of ed
ucation in our community We will
now feel more independent that we
wn and control the property. The
voters did themselves a credit last
spring when they vcted a special tax
without a dissenting vote, indicating
that you are unanimously in favor of
education with your money, as well as
in other ways.
In view of the above facts it is the
purpose of your committee to make
the school second to none of its class
in the State. The school . will open
the first Monday in September, with
pects to build an addition to the pres
ent building and have it completed
for the opning of school, if possible.
We have already forty new desks,
which arrived last week.
The eight room cottage and fur
nishings is for rent to the right party
with the contract to 1 oard the three
teachers during the school trm.
W. F. SWANN, Secretary.
CROSS KEYS. "
Drama, Macedonia. -With a razor, a
spool of cotton thread and a small
portion of ether and chloroform Miss
Maria P. Kouroyen, an American Red
Cross nurse, performed a life-or-death
operation here as the result of which
and her other errands of mercy she
has come to be known as "the Amer
ican angel" by the homeless and starv
ing Greek refugees.
Born of Greek parents, Miss Kou
royen is a graduate nurse of the Mas
sachusetts GeneraKhospital in Boston.
Because of her Jmowledge of Greek
the American Red Cross sent her -fo
Macedonia, where typhus, smallpox
and cholera tread on each other's
heels, and where the refugees bury
their dead beneath the dirt floors of
their shell-shattered shacks' so that the
bread cards of the dead member of
their family shall not be taken up.
A Greek soldfer, one of whose legs
had been crushed, was brought to the
box car on a railroad siding, in which
Miss Kouroyen-was living. Something
had to be done for him at once. Miss
Kouroyen spent no time Jn talking.
Borrowing a. razor from Lieut. Abner
J. Cobb of Deliver, Colo., an American
Red Cross field worker, who was shav
ing by candle light in the box car,
Miss Kouroyen anesthetized hen pa
tient with her small supply of ether
and chloroform, and performed an am
putation, using cotton thread to "tie
off" the arteries and veins.
Despite the prophecy of a local doc
tor that the aged patient would not
live through the night Miss Kouroyen
some time later received a visit from
hef patient. He had an American
artificial limb made for him in the
American Red Cross artificial leg fac
tory for Greek war mutiles in Athens.
tain farm in this
much enthused ov
vicinity, is very
er the prospects of
Who wouldn't be ?
COLUMBUS BAPTIST CHURCH.
Fn to tu. ; : u yung men will
'Vuld in a few -years,
FacticG ""Pavement in farm
"u remuneration from
Sunday school. next Sunday aX 10:30
Preaching at- 11:30, Our children's
day exercises last Sunday . was ex
tremely gratifying both in regards to
the character of the exercises and the
attendance. We are striving to reach
125 for next Sunday at Sunday
school. Let us all majce a supreme
effort to be present. All those who
erpect to parade with our Sunday
school on the 4th of July are request
ed to meet at the churchf at. 10:30 on
'v P TT. will meet .at
'7:30. W. M'. U. will meet at 4:30.
'A cordial welcome " . ext6ded to all. ,
v : ' E. J. JONES,, Pastor.
. Q. ,.. ;-: vk- - '
: A minister in Sandersville, Ga., has
achieved considerable notoriety ; over
shooting a jay bird in his church, on
Sunday. The bird made, more noise
than the preacher, but we are not told
whether the preacher, shot the bird
through jeajousy, or not., - (
The -farmers are sure glad to be
able to fight the grass again, after a
week's rain. They are behind with
their work. v
Hurrah, the Fourth will soon be
Mr. and Mrs. McDade and two
children spCnt the day at Mr. and
Mrs. Flynn's, Sunday.
Mr. Claude Jolly gave a singing at
his home, Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Oscar Bridges and Mr. Barnett
Blackwell gave their parents a happy
surprise last week. Just returned
Mr. Bridge Green and Mr. Reynolds
of Spartanburg, spent Saturday night
and Sunday in this vicinity.
Mrs. Vetus Mclntyre is on the sick
list this week. ,
Miss Gladys Flynn spent the night
with Misses -Millie and Delia McKin
ney, Saturday night. ; '
Miss Millie McKinney. visited Miss
Gladys Flynn, on Sunday.
The Sunday school at Sandy Plains
vv'as well attended Sunday, morning.
There was quite a large crowd a
Sandy Plains school, house, Saturda
light to practce singing.
The ice cream supper at Sand
Plains was well attended. The mo
ay will be used to help pay for the o
gan. " . ;
Mrs. E. G. Holden was in Hendrson
Mr. Fred Swann went to Atlanta,
Monday on a business trip.
Mrs.-Boatwright, of Washington,
D. C, is a guest at Oak Hall.
Mr. J. JVl. Gray, district farm agent,
was in Tryon, Wednesday, and gave
W. H. Ward is spending a few days
with his brother in Henderson county.
Tryon's celebrated summer weather
has been on tap for tbt past few days.
Miss Tessie Kavanaugh and Master
Gendel Brownlee spent Tuesday in
Mr. Fred Reich left for Cincinnati,
J last Saturday, where he will again en
ter an art school.
And the world didn't stop when sa
loons went out of buriness, Monday
night at midnight.
Material is being unloaded on the
ground to be used in the rebuilding
of the Wilkins building.
Mr. Harry A. Huntley, of Elmira,
N. Y., is wisiting in Tryon, the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Lindsejr.
Sunny Slope, the Y, W. C. A. camp
for young girls, is now open; ana is
filled with a jolly lot of young people.
Mrs. J. P. Williams and little
daughter returned home, Tuesday,
from a visit to relatives' in South Car
We received a communication from
MUl Spring Route 2, this week, but as
there was no name signed to it, we
could not publish.
the NEWS a call. Mr. Gray tells us
he has seen more fruit in Pok county
than any county he has visited in
Western North Carolina.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Lindsey enter
tajned number of "oung people with
a dance at .Oak HalFMonday nighty ' in
honor of visiting guests.
YOUNG AERO ENTHUSIAST
-It seems that nice weather has re
turned at last, which is very accept
able to the farmer. . : I
Miss Alice McCrain spent one night
past week with Mrs. Altha McGraw.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. McCrain visited
the tetter's parents, Mr. and Mi's. R.
L. D. Gipert, one day last week!
Several from this section attended
the funeral services at Cooper; Gap,
Sunday, .in honor of Mr. Ziba Ailson,
who was, killed in battle in France.
Mrs. Martha McCrain is very ill.
; Mr. Columbus Jackson was al visitor
of Mr. King Corn, Sunday.
Altar vs. Halter.
Said the facetiousi feller : 'pobody
expects a . wedding ceremony to go
Ihrough, without a tmcho -
Civilians were recently allowed to
go up in airplanes at the British flying
field at Hendon, England. Photo shows
little boy getting dressed to take his
HORSE HOLDS PLACE IN ROME
Vemium List, Containing Full
Information, Will Soon
TEMS OF INTEREST FROM
POLK'S SUMMER RESORT.
Thousands Drawing Cabs Not a Sin
g!e Taxicab in Italian
Rome. The horse here has not va
cated his position to make room for the
automobile. There are still thousands
of horse-drawn cabs operating in Rome
while there is not a single taxlcab.
Two reasons are given for this equine
superiority. First, there are 3,000 cab
drivers in Rome, according to the mu
nicipal statistics. These exercise a con
siderable influence in the municipal
elections of Rome, and as a conse
quence no motor vehicle concessions
are granted. " t
Besides, the supply of gasoline In
Italy Is not large and to insure enough
for the military needs it wasv found
absolutely necessary to discourage as
much private motor vehicular trade as
Look, then.' into
thine heart anr
Major Sharpe, a former Tryone,
spent a few days in this section, last
week. The major has many friends
in Tryon, who are always glad to wel
Mr. Greer Boatright and brother,
Mr. Jack Boatright, have arrived in
Tryon for an extended stay. The for
mer has but recently returned to the
States from overseas duty.
Mr. E. E. Missidine and wife, Miss
Eva Missildine and Mis Emma mc
Farland returned home Sunday from
the meeting of the State Pharmaceu
tical Association . at Wrightsville
Beach. They report a most enjoyable
trip. v '
The surveyig corps for the South
era Railway Co., pitched its tents in
Tryon, last week, and are at work be
tween Tryon and Columbus. We are
informed the engineers will have sev
eral weeks of work before finishing
their job. . . ,
The Rev. Mr. Bowne Rector o
Holy Cross Episcopal Church, Wil
hold two 4 services at that church, next
Sunday. The first at 7:30 a. m., the
next at 11 a. m. A cordial invitation
is extended the public to attend these
The family of Rev. J. H. Griffith
left for Biltmore, Tuesday, where
they wil make their future home. Mr.
Griffith was recently elevated to the
position of Archdeacon for the Ashe
ville district, and decided to move to
Biltmore in order to De more conven
iently located for his work.
In conversation with Mr. W. E.
fRankin a few days ago, he informed
us that there had been more of the
black rot in the grape vineyards
around Tryon than for several years,
aggravated, no doubt, by the exces
sive rainfall of the last few. weeks.
But, he says, now that the 'sunshine is
with us again, prospects for a bumper
crop, of the famous Tryon grapes, is
People in and around Tryon who
have to use the public , road between
Tryon and Landrum would like to
know when they may reasonably ex
pect to see something done with the
terrible mud holes just inside the
town limits. Off and on temporary
Work is done by the town, but as the
road has-been taken over by the. gov-
e?n7rent anid 'stite, we would like '.,t'o
fee some of the money e-'pi ded th t
is piled up in the banks of the county
During the past --rainy season that
part of the road has become almost
impassable. Why begin construction
work in the very middlo. of a nronoSerl
j good road and leave the most traveled
T . A mm
pan to irooi nog or aiii" t : -
The Rev. Dr. Cornish preacehed a
timely sermon on "Reconstruction'
at the Episcopal church Sunday week.
The Rev. William W. Webster, of
Dublin, Ga., was special preacher at
the Episcopal church, on Sunday , last.
Miss Mary Coates sang a solo very
nicely at the M. E. church, Sunday. '
The little lady's voice has volume and
sweetness. It is a treat to hear her
Tfle Rev. A. B. Edbrooke, D. D.,
Rector of Grace Church, New Or-
eans, La., was a recent visitor to
'Sunnie Brae," the residence of Rev. '
and Mrs. W. B. Allen.
Th M. E. church is to have a new
orban, which will enable its faithful
organist, Mrs. Walter Jones, to make
better music than with th old one.
Saluda needs a, park golf links
first-class hotel and some other
things. Who is going to start the
ball rolling to get them?
Friday being "Independence Day"
special services at the Episcopal s
Church, at 10:30 a. m., and address
by three visiting clergymen. Every- .
bodl heartily invited to attend.
Nearly all of Saluda's sodier boys
are back, ooking fine and dandy.
Saluda township Community Club,
at its last meeting decided to hold a
commuity fair. The State will fur-"
nish half the money for premiums, "
and the club the other half. A prem-'
ium list will be issued and the 4ate ',
decided upon at the next meeting of
the club, July - 16th . atFendshipx:
church. It is proposed as well, to
give the farmers a chance to sell po
tatoes, apples, chickens, etc. G. L.I.
Thompson, chairman of the committee
will complete plans to be presented at
the next meeting of the club. Do not -fail
to be there if you are interested in -your
own and your town's welfare.'
As well to have a little fun, for "Dad
dy" Slaughter, the president of the
club, always has to have his little
MEETING OF LANIER CLUB,,
The Lanier Club had a special
meeting at the club rooms, Tuesday
evening The matter of providing so
cial entertainment was one of the
principal objects of the meeting. The
Club agreed to make arrangements
for social dancing, to be held under,
the auspices of the Club, and the
floor manager and hostess vill be a
member of that body. While nb
trouble is apprehended over an at
tempt to introduce some of the pres
ent objectional dancing, yet no chance
will be taken, and you may rest assurr
ed that any and all dances given at.
the Lanier club rooms in the future
will tfb absolutely unobjectionable.1
The Club voted to purchase another
piano to be used on dance occasions,
thus preserving their fine concert pi
ano for other uses;
" The Club also adopted resolutions
to again take charge of the many
movements of a public nature for the
welfare of Tryon, and already many
important matters are under advise
ment, and we hope soon to be allowed
to mention some of them.
The Club wishes, to do all in its
power to foster any and all kinds of
proper and wholesome entertainment .
for the Tryon people, and will "do all
in its power along that .line. On
Thursday evening, July 10, the first
event of the summer season, a icon
cert dance will De given It will be
one of the famous old-time Tryon
events, where everybody, young and
old, will find amusement, and a gen
eral invitation is extended to the pub
lic, to attend. .
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Happiness Easily Attained.
Those of us who ever stop to reason
r think along profitable lines know,
that there are "sermons In stones,
books in running brooks, and -good la
everything" as the poet sings. We do
not have I to be either rich, or famous
to procure ' happiness. If we try to
keep cheerful, forget our woes and
"look pleasant," our narrow sphere
will take on a broad and pleasing as
pect. Furthermore, .Jthis view will'!
make us see lots of good In the folks ;
around us and many fine attractions)
!n our home and old "bouie town."