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vol. xxv NO. 18
TRYON, N. C. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1919.
$2.00 A- YEAR
5 it, n. CasrU Itnett Gathered By Our Corre. potent. From Various
Sections of Polk County
jlr. Tolbert Odell returned home
from Spartanburg last week.
Mr. Clarence Whiteside has re
turned home from Montana, where
he 'has been for the past several
vears, and he is going to enter
school at Fruitland, N. C. this year.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Gibbs visited
Mr and Mrs.. G L. Taylor, Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. U. S. Gibbs visited
Mr. -and Mrs. W. W. Gibbs, Sunday.
Mrs. Zeb Taylor is on the sick list.
Misses Grace and Oma Gibbs and
Messrs. Claude Wilson and Tolbert
Oclell visited Misses Thurcey and
Leona Burnett, Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Bonnie Corn visited Mrs.
Ella Gibbs, Monday.
Mr. C. B. Gibbs and mother and
Mrs. U. S. Gibbs visited Mrs. Tay
lor last Thursday afternoon.
Messrs. Will Corn and U. S. Gibbs I
made a trip to Spartanburg, S. C,
There will be preaching at Cooper
Gap next Sunday Everybody
vited to come.
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The summer school being taught
at Silver Creek by Bona Arledge is
The tarmers are very Dusy naming
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appies 10 raaiKa in tms cummumty. d
Miss brace Arieage nas returnea
a 1 -m 11
home from a two weeks visit to her
a . V I
sister, Mrs. Jesse Splawn.
Mr Will Green, wife and mother
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Little Glenn Arledge, Jr. is 3Tery
ill at this writing.
Let everybody .' 'prepare " 'sometliing'
nice for the fair. I
It is Avith much interest the good
.articles prepared by our faithful
demonstrator, J. R. Sams, is read
bv some of the NEWS family.
A protracted meeting commenced
, i . rp , .
hue last Tuesday evening.
Farmers are busy pulling
in this section.
A heavy rain with some hail fell
here Sunday, afternoon.
" Mr.' and Mrs. J. P. Horn, of Mill
Creek,Tattended church here, Sun
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Mr. J. A, Morris and family, of
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lenneita, visited relatives in this
vicinity a few days last week. -
Miss Sue Eva
jriorton, oi k,ooiey
Springs, made a brief - call -at the
home of Mrs. Waldrop, Saturday
Mr. -and Mrs. W. A. Reed recently 1
arrived home from Allegheny, where
they had spent some time with rela
tives and friends.
Messrs. John and Ben Morris, of
Henrietta, motored up on business,
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Hie two voimcesr. pnimren Of Mr.
and Mrs. J. E. Jones have the whoop-
I here was no debate here last
night on account of there
wing church seiices so near.
e are glad to see Mrs. G. A.
Braascom able to attend church
Mrs. Morris, who has been sick
.01" sme time, seems to be improv
es a little.
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"eiHlCttn encf V Inn ,0nlr miU
viiv- idso wv,iv .
" r fauShterfMrs. O. R. Stead-
a 'iard rain with much wind Fri-
"ver until it was non-fordable
m a v
cry few minutes; another hard
lain with winH nn v,o?i dov tm.
l-lup1 considerable more damage
to eoln and i
r 5, U!J.
ward of 70 -,Mx
Da., V'T0':U '.
- vu l0 saiuda last week with
0Itte buttpr -v:
Avhcli -j. 'j
dollars. Why the people of The ordinance of baptism will be : ad
opers Gap can't. L Pai,L,M ministered in the afternoon . at 2 30.
lat a short niece f. ta W wav of
River Cove would be to them church will be held SaTO aer
ls hard tn . nnn at. 4 o'clock to attend ta mat-
" Bishop has sent two of his
OVER THE COUNTY
Wm. Newman, of Hendersonville,
was iij on a visit to his old home,
Mrs. T. R. Stepp is sick with fever.
Ernest Laughter hauled a load of
apples to Spartanburg l-ast week.
Jasper is now on his way to the same
place with a load.
It is reported that revenue officers
made a raid in the cove one day last
week and had quite a skirmish over
The Farmers Gin and Mercantile
Co., at Sandy Plains is progressing
nicely. They are putting the ma
chinery in at present and will soon
have everything . complete and ready
for business. . - .
Mr. Zeno Shields and wife, of
Asheville, are visiting the former's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mose " Shields.
The revival meeting at Sandy
Plains closed Sunday night and re
port a good meeting.
Mr. and Mrs. Bridge Green, of
Spartanburg spent the week-end
with friends and relatives of Greens
Mrs. Matt Davis went to Ruther-
fordto n hosoital. Saturday, to un-
derg0 a serious operation. We wish
her -a speedy recovery.
The singing school closed at San-
plains school house, Friday.
Nathan Jones has Must returned
holne from over seas.
The course in nursing begins at
Columbus. SeDt. 8th. at 3:30 p. m.
pefrxt"airth4'''mbthersr'of the "corn-
mnnitv will be able to attend and
enjoy these lectures, which are free
A number of the young folks of
Columbus attended a party at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. O. L. Feagans
Saturday night; also one at Mr. and
Mrs. John R. Smith's on Monday
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Mr, Claude Mills, son of N. T.
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Mllls' "as saiiea' ana 1S v
Mr. and Mrs. Beryl Hyde are vis
iting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
J. G. Hughes
Messrs Frank Elliott and Edgar
Newman left for Washington, D. C,
Saturday, where they, have accepted
- 'wi.a v,ftsnital
positions at St. Elizabeths hospital,
, T sWrnnm. and
. A Vat"" ArleHae vis-
ited Mr. J, P. Arledge, Sunday.
Miss Thelma Mills leaves , Friday,
for Greensboro where she will en-
the Greensboro Normal college.
Mr. John Burgess left for David
son College, Monday.
Miss Odessa Mills has been added
to the staff of teachers at Stearns
High school to assist in the 3rd and
iu n,inP Wo nrA Viavinc a larger
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number 01 pupus enruueu- wua
than in any preceding year. .
Mrs. John Smith spent the week
end with her son, John Smith, on the
Evelyn Daniel, of Landrum, S. C,
is visiting her grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Newman.
Miss Delia' Vess is visiting her
cousin, Miss Vada McMurray this
rm. tit cfiirianf a cm-oiled Monday
new ovuutiiio "
at the Stearns nign cacnoui wcic.
Clarence JNewman ana
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Clarence Newman and
of Rutherford county.
Mr. and Mrs. Lindsey Smith spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. jonn jx
w r 1 : Ti
Mr. Avery Elliott left for Akron,
Ohio, where he has employment.
Baptist Church, Columbus.
Sunday school 10:30 Preaching
:30. The W. M. U. will
meet at 4 o'clock in the tfrnoon.
R. Y P U will meet at 7 oclock Sun-
day;eveig A full attendee .is
Hesired as we wish to reorganize
r:: - -e nffirers leaving for
Urhool elsewhere' we will be compell-
U to elect captam for group No 1.
Conference of the members ot the
Uers. of importance. - A full attend-
The late corn and potatoes
looking fine since the rain. " :
Little Glenn, th,e two-year-old son
of Mr. J. J. Jackson, died last Tues
day and was laid to rest in the cem
etery at Cooper Gap, Wednesday.
"They had a little treasure once
They loved it oh perhaps too well
for soon it slept and died." sWe ex
tend our . sympathy in this sad hour.
Mr. and Mrs. Birch Jackson, J. X..
and Ralph Jackson motored to Spar
tanburg, Friday last.
Messrs Dewitt Helton and Bill
Jackson went to Coal Grove, Friday,
to hear some good singing: v
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bennett Mrs.
N. E. Williams and daughetr Miss
Lizzie, motored up to Chimney Rock
last week. -
Mr. U. S. Gibs and family visited
his father Mr. W. W Gibbs, on last
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Blanton and
son, Roy, were callers at Mr. J. L.
Jackson's, on last Sunday.
Mr. Clarence Whiteside, of Mon:
tana, is visiting home folks at this
Misses Alma Corn, Leona Sherman,
Messrs Reuben Wilson and Henry
Garrett enjoyed a trip to Chimney
Rock, Thursday last.
Miss Pearl Gibbs was an after
church guest of Miss Annie Wilson,
Mrs. G. S Whitesides visited her
mother, Mrs. W. W. Gibbs, Sunday
Mr. James Bradley and family,
also Miss Mossie Laughter, attended
services at Whiteside Valley, . Sun
day Mr. Frank Mills visited at Mr.
Taylor Brown's, on last Sunday. '
Mrs. A. H. Lynch and children
visited her mother, Mrs. N. E. Wil
Mr. G. W. Bradley has been sick
for several days
Mr. H. K. Corn died . at his home I
on last Sunday night
ight and was" laid
away in Cooper Gap cemetery, Tues
day. Rev. John Arledge conducted
the services. Mr. Corn was a mem
ber and deacon of Cooper Gap
church. He was ever active in
Christian service. He was not whom
after death, we began to speak words
of praise, but in life it might be said
of him, as of our Lord Jesus Christ,
"He was about his father's business."
May God save and comfort the be
Meeting closed Saturday night at
Coopers Gap. Had a : wonderful
meetiiTg, twenty .being baptised Sun
Mr. and Mrs. Shed, of Spartanburg,
S. C, spent Saturday night with Mr.
and Mrs. Hamp' Ruff.
Mr. Noah Ruff and Lawton Wilson
were pleasant callers at Mr. Bud
Misses Lona and Ola Lawter took
dinner with Gladys and Lizzie Wil-
Miss Mary Lynch left yesterday
for Chimney Rock, where she will
spend a few months.
Mr. Clarence Ruff took dinner
with Mr. Theodore Lawter, Sunday
Mrs. Elmina Whiteside visited Mrs.
J. B. Wilson, Sunday last
Miss Mossie Lawter visited her
aunt Mrs. BiH Helton, Saturday
night. 1 .'.
Mr. King Lawter was a pleasant
caller at Mr. J. P. Dimsdale's, Sun
Misses Gladys and Lizzie Lee Wil
son, Lona and Ola Lawter, Mr. Theo
dore Lawter and Clarence Ruff enjoy
ed a pleasant walk Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Theodore Lawter was a pleasr
ant caller at Mr. Mark Lawter's, Fri
MILL SPRING ROUTE 2.
Sveral from this section attended
the baptising and services at White
side Valley on last Sunday.
Mr. Brewster Brown is very ill
Prayer meeting at Mr. T. F. Mills'
was a success, everyone seemed to
take a part.
4lr. H. K. Corn died at his home
last Sunday night, after a long ill
ness. He leaves eight children; and
many friends to mourn his ; loss.
They have our - deepest sympathy.
Mr. D. P. McGuinn and son, Andy,
made a business trip to Spartanburg,
S. C, last week .
Mr. and Mrs. Wt J. Wilson, of Route
1, were pleasant guests of Mr and
Mrs. J. B. Wilson, last Sunday.
Mrs. F. R. Coggins spent Thurs
day night with Mrs. -M. H. Gilbert
Mr Clarence Whiteside from Mon
tana, is visiting relatives in this sec
tion i - '
: Mr. Willie J B. . McGuinn made a
business trip - to Asheville Monday.
4 Miss Mossie t Laughter, ; of Red
Mountain, spent Sunday night with
her aunt, Mrs. James Bradley.
- Revivalbegan at Bethlehem Sun
day, Rev. Hubert , Powell is helping
the pastor, ! We trusf there will be
many souls saved during this meet-
mg. ;v ; : -
. George Vivian Brisco is visiting
relatives atrRutherfordton this week.
Mr. J. 1. Gibbs has purchased a
Dodge car. i i '
. Mr.. John , Smith and family of
(York, S. C.J and Horace Burnwell,of
Columbia, S.C, spent a few sdays
with Mr. JI M1 Barber, last week
Mr and jMrs. Lee Cocheram and
daughter, of Greens Creek, "visited
relativs here Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lionell Brisco ;and
other relatives motored from Ruth
erf ordton, Sunday to visit relatives.
Mr. Otho Lewis, of Greenville, S.
C, visited home folks, last week.
ivir. ttuDert p oster visiiea nis la
ther, Mr. Jl R. Foster, last Sunday.
Mrs. Mollie Hadden, of Asheville,
is visiting jher parents, Mr and Mrs.
A number of young folks were en
tertained at Sunny Brook farm last
.Mr; Edward. Barber and sister,
Letha, visited at Westminster last
week. I ,'
A party j of young folks . enjoyed
several games of croquet and : cold
drinks at the Basin last Monday. . .i4.
Miss Helga Hampton, of Ruth, N.
is visiting her. aunt, Mrs. C . V.
Frisco. Ht- - - -
Glad to n6te Mrs. L C Gibbs is
Mrs. iL.ya walker entertained a
number of : little folks at her home
Tuesday p. m., in honor of her son
Ray's 14th anniversary several inter
esting games were played, after
which refreshments were served. Ray
received quite a shower of presents
Rev. E. IJ. Barber, of Clinton, S. C,
is visiting home folks.
Mr Joe Walker, of Hillcrest school,
is visiting his parents,-Mr and Mrs.
Messrs. Edward Barber and" Hor
ace Burnweli and Miss Letha Bar
ber entered school at Westminster
Wade Whiteside spent Sunday af
trnoon with Gordon and George
Miss Ola Cocher.im spent last week
with her j brother, Lee Cocherum, of
MILL SPRING ROUTE 1.
Rev. Noblet preached a real in
teresting sei-mon at Lebanon Sunday,
only a small crowd present as several
from here went to the Sunday school j
and singing? convention at Round
Hill, Union; Mills, N. C. and all re
port a jolly; time. There was some-!
thing to jenjoy "believe me", which
was a good sermon, several talks on
the Sunday, school a real good dinner
and the very best singing that we
ever, heard.. The different choirs
present were Rutherf ordton, Mt.
Vernon, Union Mills, Mountain Creek
and Rock Springs. Rock Spring
choir was not in the contest as they
won at Mountain Creek 5th Sunday
in June, and had to give the other
choirs a fair chance. Rutherf ordton
won at Round Hill and went back re
joicing over their silk banner. Every
one seemed to enjoy the day to the
highest extent, except a few of us
coming back in-the mud were scared
while the trucks were slipping out of
the read; ;But safely reached home
alter a short drive in the dark Sunday
Mr. Ralph Edwards spent Saturday
night with Messrs. Charles, Frank
and Sidney Flynn, of Uree, N. C.
Several from this section attended
prayer service at Mr. Henry-Lynch's
of Rutherfordton route 2, Sunday
Miss Ellen Edwards left for Bre
vard, Thursday, where she will enter
school. ! ,
Mr. Tommy Conner spent the night
with Mr.! Bert Edwards, Saturday.
Miss . Dorcas Edwards spent a few
social hours with Miss Minnie Owen-
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County Commissioners . met, all
being present, and the following
business was disposed of, to-wit: '
Ordered that the County Commis
sioners meet at the court house on
October 8th, to hear all complaints
in regard to valuations, errors etc
for the various townships for 1919
taxes. Those who have grievances
will do well to meet the commission
on that date. "
Ordered that the following amounts
in taxes for the vear 1919 as a His-
cbvery made by Mr. Geo. A. Gash
Mrs. N. B. Alexander. . . . . . S200.00
Miss E. S. Bradlev. 2 lots. . . 200.00
M. E. Martin. 2 lots'.". 200.00
Mattie Fletcher. 1 lot 50.00
p.ati.flr.'T.o mtnr-n 1 lof . ?nn on
Ward Heirs. 1 lot.. 25.00
John Henrv Ford, nersonal
Oak Hall Hotel for 191.. 1918
" and 1919 .23575.001
Ordered that Lee Thompson be
released of poll tax for 1919 on ac
count of infirmities.
Ordered that. E. C. Shore be re
leased of $1,000.00 valuation for J 99!
Warrants were drawn unon the
county fund for pauper and general
expenses for August, of $377.22.
F. M. BURGESS, Clk. B. C. C.
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THE SOLDIERS MONUMENT.
' As previously announced 1 in this
paper, the citizens of Polk county in
a meeting at Columbus on August
20th formed an organization known
as "The -Polk County Soldiers Mouh-
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mptir. A ssoiation." and elerten orn-
cers and directors for its government
and control. The -purpose of this
organization was conceived in the
T?:, " ;rV7"r'F H W
him all' credit" is due-fbT-the-'promo-
tion of this most worthy cause.
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for the purpose of raising funds by
onill im 4"Vi"1cn lw on OTnAllTlf e oc
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the directors may see fit, for the
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the court house square at Columbus
m memory of the soldiers of Polk
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wuiivj- "w oaw.uvvu "
the world war, and m honor of those
who are living.
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This movement having been started
and the plans laid for the perpetua-
tion of the names of "our heroes of
victory, peace and liberty," it now
wmniTis for the nat.riot.iV neonle of
cessful completion, and I appeal to
every man, woman and child m the
county to take part in this great
m w vnm enroll-
ed.as members of the association.
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Send, your .name, and membership
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dues (twenty-five cents for adults
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o-nH ton nonto for hl InrPn I tn The
Secretary-Treasurer. Mr. W.' A. Can-
non, Lynn, N. C. The membership
dues, after paying flight expenses
of the association, such as stationery
printing, .postage etc., will be turned
into the monument fund; then be
sides paying your membership dues,
we want you to subscribe to the
monument fund as much as you feel
that you can afford to pay for the
purpose of perpetuating the names
of our noble boys. Some have sub
scribed already in amounts if $20.00
$10.00 and down to One Dollar. How
much will you subscribe? Don't
wait for a personal solicitation, send
your name and amount to Jthe treas
urer or hand to any officer or direc
tor of the association. It is a patri
otic duty, and for our own sake and
good name we cannot allow interest
in this worthy cause to lag; reader,
this means you. Do it today and you
will never have reason to regret the
part you took in this grand, noble
THOS. C. MILLS, Pres.
A SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE
FOR POLK COUNTY.
Supt. E. W. S. Cobb and County
Agent, J. R Sams, are planning to"
meet the trustees and parents of
Greens Creek consolidated school
district, on Wednesday, September
17, to consider a plan for building a
two-story building, with class rooms
for teaching agriculture and home
economics combined with a dormi
tory. There are already thirty of
these schools in North Carolina
which are aided1 substantially by fed
eral and state funds.
NOTICE TO POLK COUNTY
Mr. J. E. Ivey, of the Division of
uury investigation, west .naieign, .
N c Wl11 hold another series of
u"ry SCilools at . me ionowmg
times and Places, and will supervise
and aid in constructing an up-to-
date Poultry house in each township,
where notlce will be given that lum-
ber and a11 necessary materials will
be ready, viz:
Tryon, Sept. 8, 2 to 4 o'clock p. m.
Grenes Creek Sept. 9, 10 to 2 o'clock
P m-' Hih Scho1 building. .
Mill Spring, Sept. 10 10 to 2 o'clock
P- m- School building.
Sunny View, Sept. 11, 10 to 2
o'clock p. 4 m., school buiding.
MiU Spring, Sept. 10, 10 to 2 o'clock
P- m school building.
Saluda, Sept. 13, 2 to 5 o'clock p. m.,
Jhe People of Polk county will re-
member the fine young man who
held a series of poultry schools last
year. The course this year will be
a review of last year, with many ad
ditional features. I want to ask ev-
erybody interested in good poultry
to come out, and Mr. Ivey will be
prepared not only to tell you why
not to, feed chicks till 72 hours old,
but to show you why.
Bring lunches and let's be sociable y
J. R. SAMS, County Agent.
Watch for the dates of the Poul
try Schools in Polk county. This is
one line of work taken 1 up in Polk
county, peculiar to Polk county;
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We would like for all parties who
received eggs for hatching last
spring to attend these meetings
which are nearest to - you. , We
would be glad if you would ? each
Ibring ene ,!c6ckerel and Vpullet along
f - . . if y - - :-... t ...
wicu )uu iui wmpaiisuii auu w ici
others see what we are' doing, and to
advertise your surplus cockerels-
that your neighbors may know what
advertise your surplus cockerels-
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and how much you have for sale,
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d how much you have for sale.
Mr. Ivey, as you know, is a polite,
genial young man and is piping full
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of energy and enthusiasm and de-
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sires to give out all the valuable m-
J? 1. 1 4- C-.
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1 better poultry. So don't forget the
1 date and don't allow anything pre-
veilL yuui LU"U"K uuu
HOLY CROSS CHURCH
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fall term next Sunday Sept. 7th. All
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f colars and . teacbe are requested
to be present promptly at ten o'clock.
. The other services for the day will
De Holy uommunion at v:du a. m.,
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wnicn win De a service oi special in
tention for the work of the Womans'
AUX1 iary 10 tne ....
At eleven a. m., will be another cel
eration of the Holy Communion. and
sermon. V '
The Womans' Auxiliary and Parish
Guild of Holy Cross church, held a
joint meting at the Rectory on Mon
day Lfternoon. Plans for the com
ing winter were discussed, and the
Rector gave a talk on the nation-wide
campaign of the Episcopal church.
"This campaign has for its -object
the arousing of Jhe conscience and
from the standpoint of spiritual edu
cational and social, service efforts.
This will be by far the greatest, ef
fort ever undertaken by the ' church
in the United States, and will cul
minate in an intensive week' of prayer
and information services in Decem
ber The local committee on the
Nation-Wide campaign consists of
the following members. Others may
be added later. '
Rev. H. N. Bowne, Rector: W. T.
Lindsey, chairman; Mr. F. P. Bacon,
Mr. G. H. Homes , Mr. Oliver An
drews, Mrs. F. P. Bacon, Miss Kath
erine Beatson, Miss Violet Bray,
Mrs. Earle Grady and Mrs; G. H.
Rev. Mr. Brower, who has filled the
pulpit at the Congregational church
during the past month, returned to
his home in Florida, Wednesday.
For Mending China. '
Mix a teaspoonf ul of alum ahd a
tablespoonful of water and place in a
hot oven until it is quite transparent.
Wash. the Droken pieces in hot water
and. while warm, coat the broken
edges thinly and quickly, as It sticks
Instantly. Your china ithus mended
will bear hot water and ordinary usage.