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VOL XXV NO. 19
TRYON, N. C FRIDAY,, SEPTEMBER 12, 1919.
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scns or roiic Uonnty
revival meeting closed at
cwed and some3'ery interesting
ifrS U. ox iow -
be'r of young folks at her home,
t7 j,v niht, in nonor 01 ner
Saturday m0 , ,
Lsent l-eport a nice time. . i, .
Some of wrs. j. . uaiwio r
Vipr last week.
Inves visi" -
i number oi yuuxiK xvin u.,
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Hamilton, 01 - ny .
Let us be more punctual at vnns-
ian Endeavor, iry to De tnere Dy
Mod and taKe an active part.
I fader for next Sunday, Lizzie Dal-
Ve will meet at wmte uaK
l o..jov Rpthlehem the next. etc.
Miss Sue Gibbs is working in her
gather's store at Greens Creek.
I Miss Mertie Thorne and other rel
'atives, visited her sister, Mrs. J. M.
Vwis, last week. . .
! Misses Mollie Dalton, Bessie Ham
ilton, Clara Edwards and Leona
fgerton spent Wednesday afternoon
kith the 'Sunny Brook" Girls. .
jrwn, spent isunaay at Mr. A. A.
Several -from this section went to
the box supper at Uree school house,
oo,wuiuty mgnt, and report a good
time, miss Kachael Flynn was de-
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waieu tne winner of the "pretty
Mr. Bert Edwards spent Saturday
mgnt witn Mr. Knox
Uree, N. C.
miss juossie Edwards returned
home from Inman, S. C, last week.
She has 'secured a position in Tryon
as one of the force of the Polk Coun
Maggie Sue,, Girleath and Pantha
Edwards visited their cousins, Bertha.
Maggie Lee and Ida Ruth Edwards,
Mr. Arthur Thompson, ..of Pea
Ridge, was in this; section, Sunday.
Messrs. Ralph and Bert Edwards
went to Asheville, Monday.
Messrs. Talmage and . Jolinie Grif
fin attended prayer meeting at the
Camp school house, near j Broad river,
Sunday p. m.
Miss Nora Wilborn spent the week
end with her parents, returning to
Saluda Monday morning, . where", she
has secured a position" with Mrs. Wil-
Rev. Liner of Hickory Grove,
preached an interesting 1 sermon at
Sandy Plains school house, Sunday
morning and evening. .
tr. Marshall Chitwood's new house
is pgressing nicely.' . He will soon
tore it completed.
Kr. H; G. Flynn. made a business
trip to Spartaburg, Saturday.
Mr. J. H Gibbs, of Mill Spring has
purchased the Cantrell store and
farm at Cross Keys, also Mr. Jess
Mr. Claude Jolly gave a singing at
his home, Saturday night.
Mr. Oil Smawley had a stroke of
paralysis last week and is in a
critical condition. His daughter,
Mrs. Owens, of Landrum, is with him.
Mrs, Collins is on the sick list this
TRYON ROUTE 1.
Just as the interest seemed to be in
creasing, most all present, regardless
of denomination, were working to
gether with one accord, and the Holy
Spirit was brooding over our hearts,
ad Mr. Powell, one of Polk's sons of
ffhom she should feel proud, was
Pouring out the Gosnel messaee in
n's charming nious wav. some of our
s were receiving a new spiritual
iUe, the meeting closed on .account of
wcied, and Brother Powell had to
"iter other work awaiting him.
'". Marvin Edwards is at home
Irm Ft. Thomas.' K v.. on a 'few
Misses Leona F.crprtm TClsip Fssie
uiauya, aawiici aim
uibbs, and Marvin . and Walter
wards were Sunday afternoon
WS of Miss Bessie Hamiton Al-
MlSS H-amntATi Moo
s, Bona and Ted Arledge, Floy.
luey and Frank and Ray Edwards
cie callers in th afbrnnnn
Mr. and Mrs. Clark, Mr., and Mrs
nion and children, of New Pros
ct S. C, Mr Hubert Foster and
nie friPnr! ff at t ttii
--..o due xi'dxi, ui
ten ' Were the far " at"
Plants at rJinvA i4. c i
. -'mivji last otixivi.
Mr. JnoV uii l i j
lhe Joe Edwards farm.
iss Myrtle Pack and- Mr. Tom
erno 1 "larriea yesteraay ai-
11 awards was very sick
iIisses Aim, -oj
a.,j , viura ana joe jlziu-
lotted Cq entered school at phar
varln Pearl Edwards left for Bre-
Mr. Claude Mills, son of N. T. Mills
of the 1st Division, . . . arrived from
over seas and is at Camp Merritt, N.
J. He will take nart: in the parade
at New York and Washington,' Dr C,
and then will" return'' to his home
Mr, and Mrs. C D. Elliott and Mr.
and Mrs. Ben Green attended the re
union of - the Green f amily at Ruth
erfordtonV last week. i J
Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Edwards, Mr.
M. L Edwards and two eons, visited
the family of Dr H. Edwards, . Sun
day. : "; "-: .
Miss Vada McMurray and Miss
Marie Burgess left for Elon college
Mr. and Mrs. John Lewis Smith
and daughter returned to their hoixie
afr St, Georere. S. C. after a visit
with reatives in Henderson county
Mrs. G. C. Brisco, of Mill Spring,
and Miss Helga Hampton, of Ruth,
"M f! were visitors of Mrs. H. H.
a ri . . - s
Mr John Carnegie of Rutherford-
ton visitedNhis mother., Mrs. Carne
A Mothers' class wasxorganized at
the Bantist church Sunday, with Mr
J. R. Sams as teacher. We trust all
the mothers of the community will
encourage this efficient teacher with
Leader for thfe B. Y. P. U. next
Sunday evening will be" Miss Mary
-Columbus Baptist Church.
Sunday school 10:30.
Preaching service 11:30.
The morning service will be of a
special nature, dealing largely with
the 75 million dollar- campaign, the
Baptists of the Southland are begm
ing to organize. It will b2 largely
inspirational, devotional and explan
atory. We are striving to make this
service one that will appeal to all
our people .from its educational and
religious side. The singing will be
good, several duets will be rendered,
and the entire service will be of a
highly interesting , nature. We ex
tend a hearty welcomed any church
in the county not having services of
their own ' to come and join with us.
We are looking for a record-breaking
attendance and want everyone m tne
community to come and enjoy the
service. The church witn a
T. W. and I. B." Bradley attended "
the ; singing at Mount Lebanon church
Sunday -evening. :
Corn seems to have improved -some,
perhaps the crop will be about equal
I with cotton, apples, etc., which ? is
around 60 per cent normel ; the lowest v
We hear that W G. Hill has sold .
his -home place to a Mr. Buckmire.
THE POULTRY SCHOOLS.
Polk county is beginning to appre-
: ciate the special attention .shown ; by
j the State Experiment Station in an
effort to make Polk county a "pure
bred"county. . ; ;
Mr. jfi. J. Ivey, of West Raleigh; ar
rived in Tryon Monday and 'opened
the first school of the 'season's in Mis-
sildine hall. Mr J R Sams; County:
Agent, introduced Mr Ivey- who ex
hibited recently compiled5'" statistics
and charts showing advantages' of
green feed and meat scraps or soy
bean meal wherever the brood were ,
confined in a "dry lot.'
, A fairly good crowd attended this
meeting, both men and women; to .
whom the advantages of . pure bred
male birds in every flock were clearly'
Tryon; September 23, 24, 25, 1919
You've been silent for quite a while.
Hurrah for the Fair.
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be " ue. onth until the Fair,-let's
itg na coming", with our exhib-
MILL SPRING ROUTE 1.
Rev c t S.
lar 7: helton filled his regu-
K lar mtment at Lebanon, Sunday.
. vxuwq was present.
Mr N. C. Burgess, of Inman, ,S.
C, and Miss Mollie Corn Mill Spring
route 2 were happily.' married last
Saturday night. We wish V them a
long and happy life. ,
-Mr. and Mrs. H. H. McCram at
tended preaching services at Bnghts
- Mrs. Moses 'Jackson was a caller at
Mrs. H H. McCrain's luesoay. ... .
m: cn, Smith .of Spartanburg,
passed through this section one day
trip : to Spartanburg
last week. , ,
Mr." Fred Corn has purchased
The pcopl of Mountain View are
t rtTThurch building painted. ,
Mr. and Mrs. John Burgess, of
Rutherfordton, were the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Dalton, Sunday.
Mss Mollie Dalton left for Bre
vard, Thursday; where she will' enter
school , .
The little son of Mr. Billie Wilson's
fell last Friday an( broke Jiis arm in
Mr. John Sweezy spent Friday
night at E. G. Thompson's.
Misses ; Bessie Thompson Lizzie
and Mollie Dalton spent last Friday
at Mrs." Nellie Foy's.
Mr. J." B. Dalton and daughter's
Lizzie arid Mollie went to Asheville
Thursdayto have their eyes treated.
Miss Iva Gosnell is visiting in
South Carolina this week.
Grayson ' Turner and wife returned
home Friday after a two '-.weeks visit
with relatives in Spartanburg.
Mr. andMrs. James Russell of
Asheville are visiting relatives here
this week.'- - . '
Mr. John; Foy and family Visited
in Lynn Sunday, V.
Mr. and rMrs E. G. Thompson were
callers ; at Mr. J. R. Philips Sunday
afternoon; . '..
Miss 5ssie Hyder spent Saturday
night with. Miss Bessie Turner.
- Miss Myrtle Tailor was the guest
ot her sister Mrs Ralph Moore Satur
day nights ;
, Collett jFowleri and wife spent
Tryon Monday, - -. '
Mr. and Mrs. E. G. Thompson
made a business trip to Ruthfordton
Tuesday. . .,-VT-ii
Sunday at Mr. John Prichard's
Mr. Wilf Birkerstaff of Georgia
called to v see Miss Minnie Brisco
Wednesday ' last. -
LutherjPhilips and wife spent Sun-
last week: - -: , j..,vfnhiav withvMrv and -Mrs. J. R. Philips.
. H. McCram ana 31 and Mrs. Calvin Philins
Bornrtp!; Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Philips
a girl r;- .
Clarefe Newman has' ' entered
Columbos high school. 1
Born; t Mr. and Mrs. Willie Turner
Monday a son. .
, GraysonTurner mad a trip to
Rev. Bud Jackson preached a very
interesting sermon at Coopers Gap
last Sunday. .
Messers Andy? Searcy, Whit Wil
son and sons Lee and Barney made a
trip to Asheville last week.
There was a box shipper at Cane
Creek last Friday night all attended
reported a . jolly time. "
Mr. Ernest Ruff has returned home
after a long stay inv the service
Every one seems glad to have him
Sunny View has fell on ' a cheap
plan as pork is so high, they season
their beans with crawfish. Guess
the rest of the people wiiybe at that
if meat don't get cheaper.
Messrs. R. R (Wilson and E. - S.
Ruff were the guests of Mr. N. E.
Williams, last Sunday.
Misses Thurcey and Leona Burnett,
Messrs Tolbert I Odell and Virgil Mc
Guinn visited Miss Emma Spicer last
Sunday. ' '
Mr. J. W. Biddy spent a few hours
with Mr. U. S.i Gibbs last Sunday.
Mrs.. Ella Gibbs took dinner with
her brother, Mr. E. C. Lynch, last
Mr. Sidney McGuinn has gone to
Asheville to peddle for Mr. D. P. Wil
liams, as he is jhauling in the truck.
Rev. N. L. yrjght will preach his
last sermon at Cane Creek next Sun
day. Everybody invited to come.
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MILL SPRING ROUTE 2.
Mr Ji B. Reid of Spartanburg,,
was in Tryon on business, Tuesday.
T. W. Ballew and family spent the v
day, Sunday, visiting friends in Hen-dersonville.
It will not be long before you will'
be wondering what has become of:
your summer's wages. ;
Chas Cobb, of Hendereonville, -was
in town Sunday, visiting his parents,, '
Mr. and' Mrs. Geo; B. Cobb.-
Messrs. C. W. Ballenger and P. G.
Morris went o Charlotte; Monday to
get a shipment of Ford cars
J . M. Hearon of Saluda, was here
Mdnday He was looking ior a loca-
tion for a moving picture show.
H. F. Fields, of Kansas City, Mo.
has accepted a position with the Bal
lenger Co.,-and is in charge of their
meat market. ' "
RevrMr." J. F. Black will preach at
the Congregational church; . Sunday.
morning, on "a subject of - interest to'
all. You are cordially invited 'to' ibe- - -
Mr." J. R. Sams sent us a good artU
cle for our Farm and Home Depart-
ment this week 1 which we are t com '
pelled to omit on account "of tinier It
m appeariin : ou next issue.' -
Mrs. 0. W. Nettles and' children,
accompanied by her- mother. ; Mrs.'
Misses Pearl Gibbs, Annie Wilson, Gco: w Smith, left 'Wednesday,- for
iviessrs. ttaipn ana uui jacKson were Ft Thomas Ky to j0in Capt Nettles;
pleasant callers at N. E. Williams' wno has just ' returned from " service
Sunday. - I over seas:
.. i T-i t e I ,'
xvir. ana lurs. uonn uyers, oi uo- -i waTltej.iA
Rev. B. Jackson delivered a good..
sermon at Cooper .Gap .on last Sun
day. : '
Mrs. J. B. Jackson is -very ill at
this writing. . .
lumbus, visited relatives in Big Level
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Blanton were
Sunday afternoon visitors of Mr. and
Mrs. u f Mcviumn.
- Mr. George Fowler and children, of
Spartangurg, S. C, spent Sunday
with his sister, Mrs. J. W. Pitts'
A good many Sunny View young
sters enjoyed good singing and mu
sic of the piano at Mr J. W. Pitts'
Mr. and Mrs. F. R Coggin spent
Sunday with the latter's mother,
Mrs. A. J. Dimsdale.
Mr.- and Mrs. Fred Gibbs sepnti
Sunday night at D. P. McGuinn's.
Mr. N. ,E. Williams and daughters,
Lizzie and Mattie Mae, visited rela
tives . in Hendersonville, last week.
Misses Maggie and Arkansas Jack
son, Annie Wilson, spent Friday at
Mr.. Ernest RufT is home with his
A large crowd assembled at D. . P.
McGuinn's, Saturday night, to have
prayer meeting. It was conducted
by Rev. Bud Jackson. ' ,
A nice week for saving fodder was
last. But fodder is scarce as so
much burned up before the corn got
ripe enough to draw it.
Perhaps this 'h season will learn
farmers the necessity of sowing peas,
cane and other grasses for feed and
not depend on f odderT which detracts
much from the corn at best (almost
IthpTWluess-of the fodder.l
l..Mxs.iH., Jones and Miss Myrtle
Pee r visited at -Fruitland,' Saturday
last. ' , . , - v "
Miss Alma Newman visited home
Mr. and Mrs; James Bradley made
a ' business trip to Hendersbnvill I folks Saturday and Sunday.
competent salesman .
for Tryon and Polk county. We want
a'manthat is 1 industrious and of'' '
high "character. Big oportunityfor '
right . man.- Address J. Ai Murray;: ' j
Gen.' Agt; Southeastern Life Ins; Co., '
58r Amv Nat." Bank.' Bids'.;' Asheville,- J.
Miss Thurston wishes to announce v
that the Open Air School will begin
its fall session Wednesday, October ;
the" first All communications ad
dressed to Miss Edith M. Thurston,
Tryon, N. C, will be forwarded un
til her , arrival in Tryon to open the '
school. ' ' '
; Mr.-John H. Hogan of -Washington, v
D. C. - was in - Tryon -Mondayonbus-5--'
iness and while here made us - a v
pleasant . call. Mr. Hogan was -con-' ,
riected with the Polk County News- in
1910 when it was published- in Co
lumbus and .left there to accept em-
ployment in 'the Government print-..
ing office at Washington,-where he -
has been since leaving .here. .
The Lynn - school opens Monday'
with Mr. R. D. Gray-as principal and
Misses Alice McBrayer v and Mary
Lallar, both of Rutherfordton, as as-
sistants. All . the ' teachers have '' had
several years experience, and ; with
the -new addition recently built; Lynn
should have a real good school this
year. , ;
j Don't forget that school' openff nextx.
Monday. Also that "the last "session
of Jthe legislature passeda compul- .
sory school law requiring the attend-'
ance of all scholars during" the school- .
term.' In order , to save "yourself a -
lot of trouble you had better see 'to
it tht your children 'are in 'school on
the opeing ' day uid that they are f
there every day between that - time
and the closing day. A word to thq
.wise will be sufficient, "2
ewiord Wiluams, of
7h;Uo, Bie. vel. come gain.