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TRYON, N. C FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 1919?
$2.00 A "YEAH
OUR FRIENDS OVER THE COUNTY
I Intw-est Gathered By Oar Correspondent. From Various
Decuu w " . . -
.Ss at Mrs. E. Taylor's
nion. of Detroit,
P Anther. Mrs.
king F .
I tv,;s vcck.
Tor OH 01 "
ybveU visited Jn . Spar-u-eek.
f of Kutherfordton, were
. Vance ifni-,
for . several
the guest of
Saturday night with Mr. J.L. Jackson
Misses Lizzie and Mattie Williams,
Arkansas and Maggie Jackson, Pearl
Gibbs and Annie Wilson, Ralph and
Bill' Jackson, and Reuben Wilson, en
joyed a trip to Silver Creek last Fri
day, in spite of the rain, and every
one enjoyed the good singing lesson.
Mr. Ralph Edwards was a dinner
guest of Mr. Reuben wilson, last Sun
day. Mr. Reuben and Bowen Wilson
spent Sunday night with their sister,
Miss Annie Wilson. '
Mr. J. R. Sams was a dinner guest
at Mr. J. L. Jacksofc on last Sunday.
Mr. Saras made a splendid talk Sun
day, just before preaching, which was
much enjoyed by everyone.
Don't forget the County Fair, at
Columbus, on October 8, 9 and 10.
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MILL SPRING ROUTE 1.
Who seconds ? i i
- We regret to lose our former 'good
editor. But we wish him and wife
good health, success, prosperity and
happiness and every other blessing.
The vacancy has been -so well filled by
our present editor, however, that per
haps many of the readers" of the
NEWS have never found it out. So
here's to our present editor Success I
lor attended singing at
Richards ana uv
and Lilly Kicharas, vi
C, were-guests'; at' Mr. E.
.' cf.iivlnv niffht. Al
. idwards ana suaer,
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Route 1. .ine revival closed at Rock Spring
Griffin, of Spartanburg, Sunday. . Several from this section
t Mr. Tom Byers this attended church there last week and
report that they had a real good
j .;fQ w-prp f nests I mpipfiTior' "
Kore anu -- o - . --t,. x
taylor, Sunday, We are having some nice weather to
hylor and daughter, miss g0 to church, now-a-days.
1 i,. TVmrsHav. to visit Evprvnnp nrpconf Tij. o:
t .Asheville and Sandy last Sunday afternoon enjoyed the
smging. Rock Spring choir is eroiner
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knee .ewniiiu auu i.- tu mg at vvnuesiae vaney next Jsun-
ps and Nettie Davis were day, Aug. 24. Everybody that wants
t callers of Miss Bessie to hear good music come. You are
Sunday afternoon. cordially invited.
nonth of "no service", the Miss Elen Edwards and brother,
ne is bein put in order. Fletcher, spent Saturday .night at Mr.
Turner and wife were the h. M. Whitesides'.
Ir. Lee McCraw, Saturday Miss Mossie Edwards is t visiting
Jitended services at Cooper relatives hear Campobello and Inman,
roNvdof men and boys Miss Jesie Whiteside, spent Sunday
,ke are working near Sa- niirht with MissNaomi Whiteside, nf
'Wit. I TJree. anH Ipft MnnHnv TYinminor -fnr-
ifv nrt AT
pu. aim .: ' j iuonroe, in. j.t wnere sne will spena
ly, a boy. , a short time before coinc to Tennes-
It Mills left, last Tuesday, SCG to teke hllsl-nP. Pmir!,A in
Miss r jess Edwards and little sis
ter spent Sati-day nijiitovitI. .Mi?i
Bessie Thon-t son, of Pearide. 1
Miss Odessa Searcy. spent Tuesday
night with Miss Leona Whiteside.
Miss Mary Hawkins, of Ruther-
fordton, is visiting her sisetr, Mrs.
tic for the county fair. Migg Mary winie Flynn) of Ur,ee
j : 0 spent Friday night with Miss Jessie
Many friends assembled at Mr. J.
rod at Silver Creek, has not B. Owenby's, Sunday night, to have
Rev. Morgan preached a a prayer service. It was well carried
out with Mr. Gilbert to conduct it.
Mr. Bert Edwards spent Saturday
night on Broad river.
Mr. Ralph Edwards and several
, Nice growing weather is bringing
out crops considerably.
C. C. Jones has possibly the best
field of corn in this section. v
Young corn is looking fine and will
make good if season continues.
We have just learned that Aunt
Emily Constant, (as she is generally
called) fell a few days back and was
hurt seriously, as she is 86 years of
age will. not be apt to fully recover.
POLK COUNTY FARM AND HOME
principal; Miss jEmma ; McNich, of
Hodges, S. C, high school ; Miss May
Booiie, -Mars Hill, grammar i grade ;
Mrs. jW- Jack, primary; MisslFailor
Coshocton, Ohio, music andj domestic
science. The opening exercises vere
conducted by Rev. E. J. Jonesfi After A MESSAGE TO POLK COUNTY
Edited by J. R. Sams, County Agent.
Prof. Cobb's annual
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talks were made by Rev. E. Jones,
j. ,R. Sams, N. T. Mills. One! feature
which was of much interest to the stu- Now, My Dear Friends: The
dents 'was the offer of J. R. Sams and main crop time for the season of 1919
Rev. E. J. Jones of $2 to the boy or is over; so far as plowing and hoeing
girl receiving the highest mark in de- is concerned, and between now and
portment for the school yearp;, the beginning of the busy fall work;
Among the new -students 'j enrolled how can the farmer best employ
are Matite and Grady PhillipEstelle his time?
Watson, Marie Feagans, Thomas and 1st He may, and should provide
Adolph Phillips and Jeter Thompson, himself with some of the very best
Mrs. Bertha Pendergast, of Chelsea reading matter, in theway of standard
Mass., will be in Columbus With her books, magazines and, farm papers,
daughter during the school term. Not onlv provide himself with this
Ihe officers for the new bapk, to be 1 but study it
located at Columbus are : E. ! - W. S.
FARM AND GARDEN DOTS.
( Mow the road sides, Ithe ditch
banks an terrases, if you have them;
but farm in a way that you will not
need them. Grass and field rotation
will do the work.
Those hollyhocks have you planted
any yet? If -not get busy and have
some nice rows to hide unsighthy
things in the" back yard-next sum
mer, and, in - the front yard, if no
other flowers are grown there, . just
think how easy they are to grow and
how cheerful they look.
Keep right on planting vegatables
2nd- Hp should attend his Miintv in the gardens and just watch them
The Misses Estell and Eva Pace
oodd, president; bhenff Frank, Jack- institute and community and county and don t neglect that turnip
vcicwuciiv,. r. i5. ioianton, fairs held in nis COUnty; thereby be- dtc"' iriBn P""oes are almost, a
cashier. Directors, J. R. Sams, Frank cominff better acquainted with other failure this year, and tiirnips, while
Jackson, ,d. Walker, W. T. Hammett, fni,prc ftt- otM anH o-Pt.tino- while not taking their place in food
C. E. Shore, E. W; S. CobbUl F. B. Uw rprrpntinn nPPPssnrv fmm a value; will go along way toward :tak
I, Gi., where he will spend
ompson and Jackson Prich-
trip to Saluda, last week.
Mrs. Thirn Waldrop, of
Iton, were the ' guests of
rs. Lynn-Waldrop, Satur
fj'body prepare the best ex-
stmg sermon last night.
Mas "The Prayer Meeting
and Annie Jones will enter Fruitland
Institute school, Monday, for the
term. Also Miss Emma Newman
Columbus this term.
Avery 'Alfordof Brights, was in
this section Sunday.
Mrs. T. C. Laughter was called to
hr daughter, Mrs. Harrison Bradley,
Sunday, who is ill. (
T. C. Bradley, T. C. Laughter and
several other young people, of this
place, attended preaching at Silver
T. W. Bradley sang for the
Mount Lebanon, choir, Sunday.
Will say that if anyone who - has
never seen a rattle snake should hap
pen to pass through this section, If
he will keep his eyes open, if he does
not be lucky : or unlucky enough to
see a live one, if he will keep his eyes
on the side of the roads, will see dead
ones where they hav been thrown.
We only have about 20 to report this
week they seem to; be scarce. Miss
Floranc Bradley stepped out to the
corn crib one day last week and be- Hendersonville.
hold, two large rattlers there. Ihey
that recreation necessarv from a vaiuei S ai0ng way
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long hot drive through which he has m8 wieir place, and tHen, just think
oi tnose turnip greens next spring.
Think now about weeds in your
fields and gardens next year. Mow
down and pull weeds right now that
will ripen millions of seeds, to ger
minate and become pests - next year.
Yes -destroy-weed seed now.
Swat the jimson weeds; because
Prof. E. W. S Cobb was M Ashe- just gone in making his crop.
ville on business, Tuesday fiJ Q , A1 .
tit r m pv , h-. . 3rd. Along with these, he
"!!l?f8 take stock It all hi5 plans,
i"uc v ine last, wcca.. ). v, ... . , - . ,
nn , ,T ,r present plans for managing and con
Prof, and Mrs: E. W. S. Cobb, Mrs. , , . - f, . .u
t v . vr ducting his farm are the best that
Landis, Mrs. Carnegie, Ida and James , . v .
Carnegie were m Rutherfordton last - 9 6
week.; H I 4tn. jnow since he will not: ana
t,t r. i , ., ' I should not relax into perfect rest and
Mrs. Annie. Byers and children mov-l . . , , . , . , , .
ito trtWT, v,if Ui quietude; what kind of work will pay
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Mr. and White, of H lh Point, Tt Pests that are destructive Wpotatoe,,
visited Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Fgan. 2- IttTol
liUU1 -."wiiuuujps dacK-iup ms iarm ieruaty aim giving this reason they should be destroyed.
own, ai, ouiuxjr view. j - just ax mis lime, mere axe suiiury
Mr. John Gilbertand children left things that interlace, through and
for an extended stay in Indiana. through each other 'any of which
Miss Margaret Rector, Miss Grace tPnd to the same en(L
McNich. Mr. Tate, Mr. iTece, of 5th: Taking care of the soil. One
Charlotte, visi$ed?Mr. . Johii ' Arledge I of the greatest damaging things to- of hay just at the right time next
washing away of Polk county soi.I
Yes washing away I hope every Dry all the fruit you can. fruit is
Let no field be bare this winter,
sow clover crops crimson clover, bur
clover,hairy vetch with oats, rye, or
wheat, which will produce quantities
last week. v I V ,
Mr. J. P. Arledge spent -Sunday
time in calling help and dispatched
their heads. L. C. Laughter says
farmer in the county who sees this; scarce and dried fruit will be high
iTflrtW A Icia tf-Mv 4-1 m r
:e recently, has returned , oooc QC tTOlJA ' v v.
homo oftoT- o ,rici A fi, rxfj awu """" " ta iui ua wm wm ue Ulgll
l Knnn antra . rK t I . ntnmn1 i ... I
seemed to be gentle. and showed no f " T ,3L:"OU Zh " THINK with me for a. wh. e next
sims of warfare, but she lost
Misses Mary Laughter and Juanita
through the county and looks at other J nest spring too. 'Crop, grass and all
mens farms ;even if there is no land J the wild cane grasses that grow ao
... I TTicViov cnonf QiitkIow mtJL HuTe. T I . . , . r I.
that there are more yet-for he has . - 77" S- I washing going, on nis own iarm, luxuriantly in Polk county make good
seen their rattles where lost , in his say Smith- J fl, (you will see gullies up and down the hay. So cut and cure them and
cotton field and none had been killed Mrs. Lindsay Swafford, jof Spar-(hill sides, growing larger and larger make old Pide happy next winter.
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MILL SPRING SOUTH 2. -
pg school taught at Silver
ten days by Mr. Zach Sear- others from, this section
attended by nearly every hunting last week.
community. Let everybody prepare an exhibit
Dface Arledge and children for our County Fair, and not only ex
'ned home from an extended hibit something but be there to help
partanburg. swell the crowd and advertise the re-
Williams was happily sources of Polk county.
P last Sunday, to Miss Lona
but what had rattles, so he "knows tanburg, is visiting at thej iihome of (every rain that comes, you will see
there are some snakes left. her parents, Mr. and Mrs. N.T. Mills, rgreat washouts along the road where
: Aunt Betsy Jones is confined with A revival at the Baptist! church is these gullies empty into the. road, and
. ' T" ' j i. 1 u..ni.i t -rtr Hcefrmr rmhlir maH. and then CUSS
mumps. J 111 piugiess, cuiiuucteu uy ivey, tioe vv . 1 ""-f V-"J tr
n,, Williomc wife tiH Vhildren Vesev. nf FrenrK Ttrnnd Knrrh nflthe road authorites
JJUl Wll TT lIUUlilMy I J - v -
visited his father-in-law the latter Asheville and Rev. E. J. Jones.
Messrs. T. J. Bagwell, of Ashevilje,
and C. L. Wood, Supt. of Valley Falls
Dr. and Mrs. H.-H. Edwards were
part of last week.
Liles Hollifield is visiting kinsfolks jn Asheville, Tuesday.
in this section.
Mrs. Hennie Henderson and little
Dora, visited Miss Flora Bradley,
Wm. Rains has .killed the most rat
THE SANITATION LAW.
will not keep the roads in order. You Mfg. Co., Spartanburg, were pleasant
will also see great lanes - torn out callers of .Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Pitts,
through corn fields in the bottoms Saturday and Sunday,
along the rivers and creeks of Polk There was a good attendance at
county, all because of this wash- the prayer meeting at J. M. Owenby's
ing away of the hill sides. Sunday aftrnoon.
Now if everv farmer in. Polk coun- Mr. T. J. Bagwell made -a very m-
pAnnie and Sallie Edwards,
The last legislature, enacted a law tv will give a portion of his leisure! teresting talk to the Big Level Sun-
tWs of anvone reporting, in all about providing that "every fesidlce locat- season of the year to cutting bushes, day school on its mission to the
20 this summer, ne Kinea j.o m wrc ea wicnm-tnree nunared yartia 01 an- l briars and weeds m nis pasture aim wiun.ii tuu tummum, ouuuay.
dav last week.' 1 other residence must have an1 improv-1 hauling them to these gullies", and The Community Fair for Cooper
Don't forget the Polk County air, ed sanitary privy of a type -approved I fill them, and mow weeds' and cover bap nave tneir premium list complete
October 8, 9 andlO. by the State Board of Health' Means every bare spot on his iarm; m two and nope to do a gooa ousiness.
o to enforce this law are provided, and years this mad washing of land 1 here will be prayer service at Mr.
TRYON ROUTE 1. ; sanitary inspectors will bef placed on I would be a thing of the past: Land b. P. Gilbert's on Wednesday aftr-
duty throughout the state pn October does not wash in the woods, neither 1 noon.
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Many on Route 1 attenaed services nrst, acung unuer me direction anaidoes it wasn vnen covereu wiui wen i- iuiiup m um&
sown on nearly every iarm in cooper
S, are visiting relatives
Per Walker and father mo-
Pro'm Spartanburer. and snent
l,H from S. C., spent last has beenssold for a store house
F night at tfco xx There was a large crowd out
A storm of wind and rain passed
aJones, of Lynn, spent the through here last riaay.
with Miss i pno rr.a cane were blown down flat m places.
and Prav Mr. J. E. Jones is making some im-
ts of Bona and Teddv Ar- provements on his mill building.
to . 1 mi 1 1-1 :i ;-i rrotrin
ieir. on the Route.
The school building is getting a
ccat of paint put on now.
The colored people have moved
their place of worship, as the build
ing in which they held .meetings here
JSkt at the linmp nf W
fW'tfpr 1.. i ' . ;.
wie roiR (Jounty Fair,
. October 8, 9 and 10.
'mn at Conn. n o..j
hear the debating last Saturday
nie-ht Subiect for next Saturday
will he "Woman Suffrage." fcpeaicers
on" affirmative, Clarence Ridings, W.
B.-Feagan, J. W. Stacy; negative,
Wilbur McGinnis, G. C. Feagan and
.j hi- T?nfnc TJrvant and
XML. ailU IUIO. i"' "
two little daughters visited Mr. and
Mrs. Simp Johnson, Sunday.
Mr ' Tom Waldrop was up
at Mill Spring Baptist church, Sunf by authority of the State Board of built up sod. Water always accumu-
day wnere tne pruii-vA nv-uvuiuu ii o m caj. $ 1411.1. vi iiaica vn iaic u
hee-an We hope the result will be, a the public health and all persons who I structive work as it goes- forword
ffood meeting. - ' nave cqneern ior tneir ownneaitn or down grade with increasing rapituty,
After spending a lortnignt wim me neaiin 01 meir neignDors snouio I while' engaged m worx 01 inis iuiiu,ai
relatives and friends, Mr. narvey not oniy De wining dui anxious to I stated; we are doing several mings The protracted meeting at Green
Green leaves for his home m Texas, comply .with the regulations. Even at the same time, we are cleaning nver closed Sunday, after the bap
accompanied by Mr. Marvin nan. ; mose not anecieu Dy me ,iaw snouidithe pasture or mat- wmcn is vciy tism of sixteen.
Mrs. Kate Sitton, of Canton, is vist comply wnn it ior meir own good. I detrimental to good pasture man- Mrs. Solen Williams, of New York,
itine- relatives on the route. ! l.ne.re is nothing new regarding the I agement, , we are stopping tnese ls visiting Mrs. J. M. Miller.
Mr. E. H. Edwards and iamiiy mexnoo 01 aispoamg oivnujn waste i washes tnat destroy roaos, our own . Mrs. W. V. west, ol Great rails,
were "after church guests of Mr." an matter. It is founded; o "egula- j fields- and our -...neighbors " property js visitig in this vicinity.
t? d Manre. Sunday. juons wmcn iiwsii, eatfiieaaer down the creek Deiow, we are auumg Mrs. J. M. Ezeil and cniidren were
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Paul Hamilton entered Stearns i and lawgiver,- iam down' he is- humus, to the sou that way nere,
High School, Monday. ! raelites many thousands o: fears ago. making' it possible for the 'grasses
A good many Tryon Routeites at- the man who disregards regulations to grow, where none grew before
tended quarterly . meeting at New designed to prevent the spjread of dis- And we are, by , reclaiming the
TT 0n111vinw. - ease is an enemy to himself his fam- wasts nlaces on our own farm, doing
Those who attended the-farewell- ily and his community Jn other the very best deed possible for self; Mr. W. A. Green, who has been m
Afft. nartv of Mr. James words, all good citizens will prompt- aiding nature in restoring beauty to Uncle Sam's service for some time.
visiting here last week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Davis were in
Ivutherf ordtoh shopping one day last
week. , ,
We are glad to have with us again
last ly comply with the re
pns pro-Ithe mistrusted mother earth, and I Several from here attended the
. fM.oJoti OWPTllTlir Of
wrrQT"Tnn- Mill .-1111 v v- - - . , .
Tooif rPTinT i most enjoyable time, vided for the public good. 4 setting a good example for all other I speaking and ice cream supper at
mi r i,fD iawpH were" very The ""meat" of the entire act is farmers to work after. Now ' who I Sandy Plains. Saturday afternoon.
, . - " i contained in Section 2,-wljrch reads: will take up the Slogan, FILL A Also .the debate at Melvin Hill, Sat
-Mi Mvrtle Pack is getting along "No person shall maintain or use-a GULLY and fill it NOW?
tJia ab "een very Mrs. Morris is sua qw
"e Dast ... .. I -mr " TJori-
Nino-w K Painting the Mr. , and Mrs. Ben morns.,
Me are sure our teach, rietta, made a flying trip to tne om
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o -nu.uuLner, Mrs. is. Pomaria, S. G.,and spent:
end with his family.
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Nay. wviees at Cooper big fat hog. one day last ween. - ,
Ne Wil The Kirkpatrick residence xu
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fac GibbJ , caue(1 t0 see sold, and will be torn down auu w .
I i-'JIUDS On li. r, , 1 . . il 1T1 thft
Ark Wii L uniay. ed to another place 'some 7
'"llSOTl t-v,i ri- 1 , I . .
1111 Mis. " "ir11 ruay future. v . . . , .i,.
CuW Glbbs- We move to have the name ox
eath and Neilon spent top changd to "Rattle Snake Top.
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w;fVi w srhool. residence, mat is . located wunin
Revival services begin at tne mi uuCC '"U9 U ' M
1.1 t 'A.,nct vi 1 npnrfi. T.rrax is iiuu uruviaea , wiui cw-
Spring Methodist cnurcn, nuguo, x. , --- T - .
Hurrah for the Fair book-wnen we .f - 3
with a sanitary privy
Respectfully, J R. SAMS.
Some of us did not forget the Wp
1 T?00ra Tnstitiite which complies in construction and
mens ana xni - ...... .
I .1 jB,f 20. . t maintenance with the requirements
- ' of this act.
Uncle Eben.. 5
cnVrr,i Hiffh School- opened its "Some men find fault because dey're
doors -Monday morning with Prof. E. too wise," said Uncle Eben, ?and oth-
c rnhh: nrincinal: Miss Bertna ers oecausc ;
Pendergast, Chelsea, Mass., assistant enough.1
urday evening. All - report
speaking and a nice time. 5
' The Polk County Fair will be held
onOctober 8, 9 and 10. You , should
fRat Snap Beats the Best Trap Erer there the best ypu have rzx
Made," Mrs. EmUy Shaw Says.
"My husband bought $2 trap. I
bought a 50c box of HAT-SNAP. The
trap only caught 3 rats but 4RATr
SNi.kille6Vl2 in a week. I'm never
without RAT-SNAP, 'r Reckon I
couldn't raise chicks without it."
for ah exhibit.,
. - Algerian Grain Regions.
Grain, is produced In Algeria chiefly
In valleys Interspersed ; among the
mountain ranges near the Mediter
ranean coast and on the high plateaus
RATSNAF comes in cakes. Three lying between the coastal mountain
sizes, 25c, 50c, $1.00. Sold and siar- region and the less elevated -'ranges
anteed by The Ballenger Co., and which form the northern border of the.
Carolina Hardware Co. . Saiara desert- ; ,