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POLK COUNTY NEWS, TRYON, NORTH CAROLINA
cTRENUOUS EFFORT IS BEING
MADE TO COLLECT TAX ON
STRONG POINT IS AT ISSUE
I, Law Affecting Educational Insti
tutions 4n One State be Held
Effective In Another SUte?
ittomev-General J. S. Manning is
Louisville, Ky., def ending . for the
rnlvefritv of North Carolina a suit in
tituled Iby the State of Kentucky to
liect $225,000 inheritance tax "from
! t part of the Flagler estate left the
Sversity of North Carolina in the
-mi nf Mrs. Bingham. , '
I r!11 maintain 4
....cUv nf North Carolina' h-,-"
j,o I ;Hlvci - ' -
. n eflucauouai lusuiuuuu, is ci-
mnt from this tax under the laws of
state 01 Jentuc.y. xuw irwini. si
urawor is the aiif9tfr
BJ" ' . 1 TT J 11 I I
hpthef or not me university, Deing
educational institution of another
will be allowed tne same ex-
motion accorded to a Kentucky in
- . W 1 1 1 -3 1
.titrtion. judge manning noius iuai
the Kentucky law would exempt the
vnrth Carolina institution as well.
' . tr A. 1 -1 f i
- if the state 01 rveuiutity wms in its
effort to collect the mnentance tax
the university win nave to aevote us
income from tnis source to uie pay
0ent of the tax for three years.-;
Condition of Cotton Bad. .
The North Carolina cotton crop is
ii : ;
producing as smau a yieiu per acre as
at any time in more than twenty
years. The total production - will be
the smallest within ten or more years,
notwithstanding the known gradual
increase in acreage, since that time,
to meet the world needs. Over four
per cent in abandonment of acreage
has occurred with a decline of twenty
two per cent in condition since July
1st DuringSeptember, there was a
decline of nine per cent in condition
of the crop. This is the remarkable
information just issued by the Field
Agent of the Co-operative Crop Re
porting Service representing the Fed
eral and State Departments of Agri
culture; and it is based- on the con
servative estimates of hundreds of ex
perienced reporters, mostly reputable
"The present prospects .indicate a
state average of 61 per cent. "
Grimes Explains Position: ,.
Secretary, of State J
car in Virginia carrying Nortn Caro-
7 Va T I W1U1 ctory. numbers mu
tilated and the arrest of the owner,
declared that this i a - ,
wv,v .XT r ims 18 a matter in
which North Carolina ha no concern.
m my recent letter to th
tary ;of the Commonwealth vu.
glnla," said the Secretory of State "I
was In no way attempting to protect
y citizen or North Carolina "who
violates' the . law, of Virginia. I was
oniy protesting against a throat
which, if carried out, would work a
tremendous hardship upon innocent
and . law-abiding North Carolinians. '
Goea After Auto Dealers. " v ;
State Treasurer B. R. Lacv is -come
after automobile dealers in the' state
selling cars without the $500 dealers
license. Two cars have been levied
on, by direction of the state treasurer,
m L,aurmburg, two in Winston-Salem
and one in Elizabeth City.
The shbriffs of the counties will be
notified to; levy on all cars sold by
dealers who have not either the $500
dealer's license or the $5 duplicate
from the office of the secretary of
COATS THAT COMBINE
CHARM AND UTILITY
BROTHER . AGAINST BROTHER
Quality Only at State Fair.
' Farmers of North Carolina should
be especially interested in the prizes
offered by the fair association for the
hest collective agricultural exhibit; by
any individual farmer in the state.
says Mr. C. B. Williams, director of
the field crops department of te
state. Fair this year. A total of about
$500 is offered under this head, the
first premium being $100 cash; the
second, $75,- the third, $50 and the
next eleven, each $25. All of the
products ' exhibited must have been
grown 6n the exhibitors' own farm,
and it . will be to his advantage to
have them well prepared and arrang
ed so as to.be of the greatest educa
Former Mayor McNineh Enters Con
' test Again 'His Brother, present
Mayor of Charlotte. :
R DANIELS TO
Charlotte. S. S. McNinco, former
democratic mayor of Charlotte, .later.
unsuccessful republican candidate for
Congress, and a bother of Mayor
Frank R. McNineh, has thrown his
hat into the recall ; election ring . as
candidate for mayor, making the race
a three-cornered affair. s
. The recall election will be held on
Tuesday,5 October 21, according to a
resolution prepared by the city attor
neys;. Vwhich ; will be adopted by the,
city commissioners, according to an
announcement of Mayor McNineh.
u. o. c. coiirai
DELIVERS ADDRESS AT NIGHT
SESSION BEFORE HUNDRED8 .
OF RAPT LISTENERS. .'
LOVES . HER COUNTRY MORE
United Daughters of Confederacy an
Important Factor In Making World
Better, Spiritually and Morally.
Roxboro. Roxboro is evperiencing
as much if not more building than
ever in its history.
Raleigh. Hon.' James Iredell John
son, mayor for more than twelve
a a m mm at r-k
years, ana meiong resiaeni oi tai
eigh, died at Hot Springs, Va., less
than two days after he was stricken
Lumberton. The "State of Robe
son," largest cotton producing coun
ty in North Carolina, and the largest
county in the state, has completed its
full organization for the campaign lor
membership for the North Carolina
division of the American Cotton Association.
Form Inter-Racial Council.
The. formation of an inter-racial
council to maintain friendly relations '
between the races of Wake county
was announced by Governor Blckett
following a conference with leading
white men and negroes in his office.,
This is to be followed by similar, or
ganizations ln every county in ;the
state. . ''- '. ' "
In an opinion written by Chief Jus
tice Walter Clark, the North Carolina
Supreme court held that a telegraph
message originating in one town of
this state with its objective in another
is an intra-state message, if the tele
graph company has means of commu
nication between the two towns in
the state, in spite of the fact that the
telegram may be relayed to points out
of the state before reaching the place
Auto Theft Law. J .
Washington. A national automo
bile theft law, which has been advo
cated by numerous North Carolinians
in letters to members of the Tar Heel
delegation, was finally passed by the
senate. The bill already had passed
the house and soon will . become a
law. . . '"
Executive Clemency Extended.
TJry Tallent, Burke county moun
taineer, who is serving an eight-year
sentence in the state prison for mur
der in the second degree, was par
donedJ'6onditionally by Governor Blck
ett upon the ecommendation of Soli
citor R. L. Huffman, who prosecuted
the case, and a petition signed by
county officials and a great number of
responsible citizens ot the county.
Who Broke the Line?
Who broke the Hindenburg line? If
one reads only the great metropolitan
dailies he will come to the conclusion
that the deed was done by the 27th
division alone. But Gen. Lawrence
U Tyson,. who was there, says: "The
27th did not break the Hindenburg
line because the 30th broke the line
General Tyson is going to come to
Raleigh on November 21st and ".ell
the North Carolina State Literary and
Historical Association how it was
Now is the time when the warm coat
for midwinter comes up for consider
ation and the buyer goes cheerfully
forth to see what she can see. She is
destined to find quite a number of new
coatings represented in . thick,' soft
weaves and, if gifted with a retentive
mind, she may be able to commit their
various , names to memory. They all
seem to ? be variations of cloths that
we have known in the past as Bolivia,
zibeline; duvetyn rough mixtures and
other heavy, wooly fabrics that are
cozy, looking. Some of them we know
to b6 strong and sturdy, others look
as promising. Taken as a whole,
coatings are richer looking than they
have ever been, which is a pleasant
thing to contemplate and measured
by prices they certainly ought to look
rich. . ;4 . . . .7' :;
Some of the new coats are extrava
gantly high priced and there has been
an Increase in nearly all of them. The
cheerfulness of the buyer is apt to be
somewhat dampened unless her purse
is long, for fur-trimmed coats must
be classed among the luxuries of the
Gate&ville. The people of Gates
county gathered at Gatesvillo to do
honor to the white boys of the coun
ty who took part in the world war and
to the Confederate Veterans. It was
a home-coming day long to be remem
bered by the people of the county and
the visitors present.
High Point Expressing the firm
belief that the war has presented to
the TJ. D. C. unprecedented opportu-.
nities for service, Mrs. Josephus Dan
iels, wife of the secretary of the navy,
addressed the hundreds of state U. D.
C. delegates at their first night ses
sion. ' , .
"My recent trip to Europe with Mr.
Daniels," began Mrs. Daniels, "taught
me to love my country more than
ever. It was surely an inspiring sight
to see Old Glory proudly flaunting
the midst of the national . emblems of
so many other countries, and it makes
one's bosom swell with pride to be
privileged to acknowledge.' allegiance
to our flag. v
' "The war was like a great divide-
one stream flowing in one direction
and one in the other. America has
passed over this divide and is now en
tering upon a new era. ; Never in the
history of our great country have the
United Daughters of the Confederacy
had such unparalled opportunities for
real service; never, before have we
had the virtual 'made-to-order
chances. America's task now Is to
help make this world cleaner, spirit-
rich. Pile fabrics are warm and rlcl
looking and have proved to be most
durable. Coats of these plushes sell Wilmington. Representative bust
at a reasonable price and so do those ness men of Wilmington were told at ually and morally and in this task the
xf heavy wools that are woven like a conference held here that the con- U. D. C.'s will play an important part
steamer rugs of army blankets. Leath- J tinued operation ot the Carolina Snip
er coats have been introduced to pro- building Corporation in -Wilmington Greenville. So far this season 9,
vide warm coats at a medium price, ( would depend to a great extent upon 184,289 pounds of tobacco has been
The two coats shown in the picture the housing problem in this city being sold on the Greenville market, and for
this amount the growers have been
paid $3,515,175.30, or an average of
$38.27 a hundred.
above are good examples of styles for successfully solved at an early date.
all-round general wear. They are cut
a . a . a M
on the most practical lines witn mm- Black RIver Chapel, Ivanhoe, the
fler collars, big pockets and roomy ... churcn .round which cluster tra-
sleeves. The coat at the left has a h,lttnM l.9l. ancestral associations of Greensboro. Fire destroyed all in-
narrow belt of cloth with long ends the emiirrants who came from the Isle struments, furniture, and records In
of Arran in the year 1770 to 1774 was the office or tne western union ieie
the scene of a happy .gathering, when graph company here, and did consid
the Arron-on-Black River Literary erable damage to the six-story build-
and Historical Society held Its first lag in which the office is located.
that Iood over at the front. A few
bone buttons make themselves useful
for fastening at the waistline and col
lar and ornamenting the cuffs.' ; In
the coat at the right, the buttons are
cloth-covered and the .... belt : slips
through a slide at the front. A luxu
rious collar of skunk fur may be
brought up and fastened at the throat,
in the face of stormy weather or, be
fore the teeth of an icy wind.! These
are both attractive coats and types of
styles that are soft and becoming aa
well as warm and durable. -
Washington (Special). Former
Congressman Lever, member of the
farm loan board, has been forced to
decline an invitation of the state ex-
Alluring Veils for Autumn Hats
Fifty Counties Order Tags.
Fifty counties in North Carolina
have ordered dog license tags under
the North Carolina state-wide dog
law, Major W. A; Graham, commis
sioner of agriculture said. A total of
H556 tags have been furnished the
counties, and. Major Graham, expects
Ue total to reach 120,000.
Health Board Investigator.
Mr. John F. Gordon, late of the'Pub
Health Service has been appoint
e special agent for the State Board
of Health, to inspect hotels, all state
Institutions, convict camps, and jails,
Aw books of local registrars of vital
statistics, and county quarantine officers.
price of Bonds Rising.
Bankers generally have expressed
themselves as greatly Interested in
the recent activity in the Liberty
bond market, the substantial rise in
nricea tending to indicate that the for
mer low levels will not again be
reached and that a par market or bet
ter may soon be expected for all issues.
To Aid Illiterates.
"Our main purpose in the work of
reducing Illiteracy in North Carolina
is to help illiterates realize meir
worth as citizens, each in his own
community state and natlon,vand as
such to provide means by which they
may attain to the best possible citi
zenship," says Miss Elizabeth Kelly,
director of Community Schools for
Adults in a special bulletin just issued
on "How to Organize and Conduct
tv Schools for Adults."
VIWU .. JiI-
Illiteracy, Miss Keiiy mamwu.,
does not mean Ignorance, it means
a restricted chance.
Cars for Print Paper.
Washington. Senator Overman has
sen up with the postoff ice depart
Jfcat the question of estabHshlng a
landing field for mail airships at
At the instance of several state
Jespapers, Senator Simmons has
aken UP with Director General Hines,
or railroad administration, the
latter of obtaining a more adequate
s'ply of freight cars. Inability of
Print-paper manufacturers to obtain
rs threatens a serious shortage in
nual Conference D. A. R.
The nineteenth annual conference
ot the Dauehters nf th American
Solution of North ""Carolina will
Ja accordance with the ruling ot the
- cnu jfoars ago, me uor
There is something very alluring
about veils. They are among the be
longings of women, that are peculiar
ly their own ; mere man having no
share in this kind of apparel. The
wedding veil is a vision that girlhood
cherishes and thrills over. Veils are
significant and charming and have in
most cases no other season for exist
ence. But they contribute to neat
ness, if one must be practical, and
Farm Work to be Shown. , . ara 0ften very flattering. It Is
r.a f the exhibits of the coming 0iAmpnt of style In them, with be-
State Fair. Which Js likely toattract jQgness, that makes them- dear to
a great deal of attention, is that of the hearts of women and provides us
TTnltad States Department of Agricul- wltn ever.Changing weaves and pat-
i . . . 111 a A TnO I . at
ture The exhibits win f terns to choose irom.
nrimary purpose of making the farm- gome m0aistes have featured veils
ir acauainted with the workings of ftn essential part of the trimming
the department. ano,.wuw . of nats, in meir uispiays um-
how they can make use of facilities 1Inery The all-over lace patterns ap-
4n Washington and other places. peaj t0 have given place to mesh veils
ritv residents, too, will find much wlth DOrders, these borders being often
n ; int-rest them, tor the work, of the , lace pattern or having a floral de-
to interest . ' . ... - wMa and . , Volla oll
onartment of agricuituxo Sign appneu w ;
QeUttHUs. . I . . -l. o.l haoil -f-rn-m email
anuui uic lu -
and medium-sized hats in ways that
seem casual but are not. They, are
-8rI!IIinetoh (Special).-Any idea sometimes draped with the border
rirlv vacancy-on the Supreme about the, hat and the plain edge hang-
that an ea-liy . JHInn ... I x. J.t.ta la arnantlnnol
- . v ig nicely. " iae tuuuiuuu . lng qowu, uui um cav.vhwv.uo
Court bencn nanr?R Brown is OQriv niwavs the nlaln edge is placei
'aVa, 11 w I II .V! . M J V I al ' ' a? a .
of Associate of said idea, Rbout the shape and the. border de-
nearly always the plain edge is placed
and members of the confer-
bom eniertainea in wo
hrveSvf the iostes8 chapter. Salis
W8 t facilitles will afford am
bstIe8 fr aU delegates, and
the gerr":iTated by the fine state fines' the. bottom of the veil.
mt be aissipa-cu j 1 . , .i.nt r.
. . iv and nis eaicr
Ueaiku - -
AmOng , the very elegant veils used
of. the Juasc . gtate back on dresSy hats those of chantilly lace
ness to get 4tl ,a life he s r rnnslcnous. The mesh is fine in
these, ana tne uoraer a uurui yaLieiu
above a scalloped edge usually. Black
and taupe gray are the favored colors
for veils, either color proving practi
cal for the street and becoming to the
- ,:;.d to be in harness,
he, so longed to be Q-. at . ; clif t0n
he JudgeV nas en-
' I a 1 mt-r- . a-i mm naUUlrwa
rnth, uVdergoi treatment fo.
an attack. of neurasw
' Rocky Mount. The sales of leaf
tobacco have been seriously inter
f erred with during the past week
with circus day and the county fair ecutive committee of the North Car-
in progress the rest of the week. To- jolina Cotton , association to deliver the
tal sales for the week approximate (principal address . at the meeting of
one millipn pounds, which sold for an that organization at Raleigh on Octo-
average ot $44.86 per hundred pounds, ber 21.
making the total to date, as reported
by the warehousemen, 7,215,217 WinstonrSalem This pity voted to
pounds. issue $800,000 in bonds for the en
largement of the public school racili-
Chapel Hill. The university oi ties and $85,000 lor a new municipal,
North Carolina flung wide her doors building. .
tor the begkaning of the 125th session. The registration for this special
The largest crowd of students which election only totaled 925. Only a few
has ever assembled at Chapel Hill Is votes were cast against the bonds
here and large numbers are still com
ing. One thousand and seventy-six Lenoir. A tremendous -r crowd, a
students had registered, ot whom 389 great picnic dinner served at the fair
are freshmen, and long lines are out- grounds and an address by Cameron
side -the. registration offices. Morrison, of Charlotte, featured the
opening day of the Caldwell county
Newton. Friends ot Rear Admiral fair, at which the county's veterans of
Andrew T. Long, formerly ot this three wars the civil war, the Span
city, and a brother-in-law of Mrs. T. ish-American war, and the world war
W. Long of Newton, will be interested were special, guests.
to learn of the recent honor bestowed
irw Rpar Admiral Lone, who Salisbury. R. E Barringer has
jVaa aaalllt - - a-
is acting as escort to King Albert of gone to Mooresville( to meet the al-
Belgium, and royal party, was decor- dermen of that place when a flnal de-
ated by the king, together with two cision is to be reached as to whether
other naval, officers on the steamship Mooresville will secure' for a public
George Washington, which brought park a tract of 20 acres within the
him across the Atlantic. town limits. , .
Charlotte. With the Jrair oi tne oreensDoro. miss . v;atuenne m.
Carolinas just a few days away, plans Campbell,, of Greensboro, a registered
- ' . a. - - 11- fla AAM-klAfA f MP a.ma.a m tlfM ATflAFt At"! tl Till trofTI
am a . a a aW4, n FU flT If'H 1 1 W I I 1 1 - I.IIJlIUlDbUU VWa JIIII no aB. WWa.VU OaV W Vat V W
wearer, 'mere is a great variety 01 - . ' . mm v- ,i f,
shapes in meshes-square, diamond one of :th grwto. thertajs T1
shaped, hexagonal and oblong, with held in Charlotte, Clarence O. . Rues- health nurse for Davidson coun
all sorts of inconspicuous , crossbars ter, secretary, stated. ' . She began work m-f5un,"Te
and figures to add Interest to them. All of the tents are up and midway days ago, being J"i.?
Street veils have light woven-ln bor- getting in shape for entertaining partm.nt at .the .Reeds community
ders and they are worn either hanging visitors from this and many counties, fair and the VOldHlckory" fair here
free or fastened about the neck, after while the attractions this year are Wt tor. to observe the
the manner of the three veils shown above the , standard previously main- work being done there by the infant
in the picture. tained at the Fair of the carolinas. hygiene nurse.
"VpIIs should ' h rrtpd nn pnd rp-
lPPtPd fnr hprnmincmMs a hnt simnoii The Edenton Fair. I Rehearing for Asheville.
ci .l. , w tuA Ttrifh nirift miles lust com-1 Asheville. The corporation com-
ure. ouuie iiitronca uiane me iace iuuk jhuouhu. - -
more youthful and ofhers seem to re- pleted .Edenton's several miles of mission wrote Mayor Gallatin Roberts,
rQ.i nrWntiao iaoin nri ha ntHr ninhait street pavement which of Asheville, enclosing a copy of tne
skin and bringing out color dark blue, has Just been completed, is one rea- transcript of Xhe hearing given om
sapphlre, and national blue are all ef- son why the Chowan Fair Association cials of the Southern Bell and the
fective. Taupe and black find "more will have the largest crowds and big- Asheville Telephone Company.- inter
admirers than any other colors. gest fair in its history. All automo- directorate corporations on tne peti-
There are some small face veils onlv hillsts will be tickled with the smootn tion of the companies ror continuance
large enough to extend from hat brim rides Edenton's streets now delight of the increased telephone rates, ap- -
to chin, and thev are made to be Unn with. The Chowan Fair Associa- plied under iederai control ana ex-
pinned or to be slipped on and held tion holds its biggest and best fair, at plaining that if, after carefully study
in place with small, round elastic cord. Edenton the last four days in Octo- ing the transcript, he still desires, to
The floating veils shown at the right ber 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st The have a hearing, a' date will be ar-
and bottom of the group are knotted faid will have many attractions. ranged.
in at the back sometimes as in the
tonnnn Turn-Kev Job. , Few Divorce Cases;
Franklinton. The town aldermen Greensboro. Guilford Superior
are advertising for bids for installing court for the trial of civil ;cases, be
a complete water and sewer system gan with Judge T. D7 Bryson presid- (
for this prace. The bids will be open- ing Ten divorce cases claimed first
ed on October 23rd, and the contract consideration, and in all cases the
awarded at that time, provided satis- nlaintiff was successfuL The mini
factory arrangements can be made er of divorces granted in this conn-
In Small Furs. !. with the bidder. It is estimated that try during the year now exceeds iuu.
In small furs there are noticeable the ' total cost to the' town will be This large number of cases is; at-
stoles that may be adjusted so as to somewhere near $80,000 for a turn-key tracting the attention of social -wel--
be worn In several unique ways, and job." The water supply will he secur- fare workers. There - is ft general
among the recently presented models ed by boring deep wells.-' There is to feeling that the number of divorces In
ot this type are many of gray squlrre' I be two sewer outlets one to the cast I too large for a county tne size ox uuu-
and of Hudson seal. 1 and the. other to the west I Cord.
hat : shown at the upper left side.
These are popular styles, soft, becom
ing, and desirable.
I ' ' ' I '" I t