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POLK COtJNTY imt7a. .TSg.,tiC3,ni CMSQLBIA
Notice to deliquent tax.
listed in the name of Mrs. C. P. El
lerbe for th year 1918; one . town lot
Statement 4f ths Ownership
aj ... - PAYERS, VV
totice is hereby riven to ihe parties
ed below and aU persons that may
beteonecrhed 'at. mortgagees, that the
undersigned purchased at a sale of
property of : ideliquettt tax payers, in
Ctf$mbus, Polk County on the 4th day
of pay, 191$, land listed anddescnb
ed;s follows: . ' -7 :"
ffighteeh acres of land m Columbus
Td jmshlpr listed in the name of F.
iri the Town of Saluda, less one iooi
oft the back, listed in the name of E.
L.Mbore; f or - the year 1918;; one
hundred and- twenty-nine, acres of
vwiicx tuiu uuDiisner o
Tryon, N. C. L
land in White Oak Township listed in
the name of W. M. Sentell estate for
the year 1918; seventy-two acres of
land listed in the name of A. B. Green,
forty-nine, acres in Coopera Gap
Township listed in, the name of Grant
Walker for the year 1918. Notice is
futher given that application will be
made to the sheriff of Polk County by
the undersigned for deeds of said pro
perty after-the 4th day of May 1920..
L. L. TALtAN T,
Known bondholders, ni0H
and other security holder tf.
i per cent.or more of total km'
bonds, mortgages or other ? 0?
C. W. Ballenglr, E. E MiS-
H. Holmes, (fee.' E. Mo5Sld,M
GEint for. the year 1918; one lot in the
Hester, Trustee r ' J- I
Tom of vTryon, less forty feet . on
bai. listed in the name of A.- Smith-
4 C Bush. PnVl;. i
Rwoftrto and subscribe w ,
16th dav nf Jannaw Vnn? Ore
FINISH OLD NATIONAL ROAD ftojJ&SS
, uju i;-t-w4 iVi fVa tiam "R T. MeCall
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My commissi expires Marti
Completion of Highway Now Undtr for3 the year 1918; one lot in the Town
Jan. 23, 20.
Contemplation After. Laps of
of Saluda, - less one foot- on the back,
of the Polk County News ari
flee, published weekly at TW
October, 1919. ' 1 2i t
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Bring them through
in a month's less time.
Get prime young hogs to market from 20 to 30 days
earlier ths year, and secure top market prices, by using
Purina Pig Chow
With forage, Purina P; Chow insures
quickest gains all around, because it is
rich in elements that make large, strong
frames as well as fat. . '
' Purina Pig Chow fed half and half with
corn, middlings or other feeds
produces frcm 25 to
409k more live hog
than is ohtained by the same number of pounds
-of other feeds. Get your sccft of Pig Chew from
llearon Lumber Co., Saluda, III
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(Prepared by the United State Depart-
- xnent of Agricuiiure.; i .
A project under the federal aid road
act, 'filed with the bureau , of public
roads, United State9 department - of
agriculture, which will undoubtedly
hold the record for length and cost for
some time to come, is of unusual In
terest aside from its great length and
cost. It contemplates, after the lapse
of nearly a century, the completion of
the Old National road, extending from
the Potomac to the Mississippi, which
already has been largely improved aa I
far west as the Indiana line. rThe: Illi
nois improvement will extend from
East St Louis across the state to the
Indiana line, traversing SL ClairMad
Ison, Bond, Fayette, Effingham, Cum
berland and Clark counties. -
The proposed; type of surface la
monolithic brick and concrete: pave
ment, the average cost of. which is
about $30,000 per mile. The proposed
improvement Includes also the con
struction of 40 bridge structures, of
lengths ranging from 22 feet to .300.
feet. At" present the. uncompleted por
tion of the highway is generally an un
improved earth road, 'which becomes
T Duirafftt Days
. ARE REAL DAYS
The time for saving and getting ahead in the game
of life is NOW.
With a Bank Account started and steadily growing
you will experience a pleasure'.of accomplishment in
saving that comes from naught else.
The best way is to come in and start an account to
day. Don't delay on account of the amount you
have for the start.
BAN IK. Of SALQJOA
Saluda, N. C. .
OUN B. CANNON, Pres. PRESTON tl. BAILEY, Cash.
Whereas, in accordance -with pro
visions of Chap. 532 of the Publ
Local Laws cf 1919, a petition has
been presented to the Board of Coun
ty , Commissioners of Polk County,
signed by twenty-five per cent of the
Qualified voters of the county, for
order of an election to ascertain the
will of the voters as to whether bonds
of the county shall be issued and sold
for the purpose of building and equip-
ing.a County Home for the aged and
infirm:. Now, therefore, it is ordered
by the Board of County Commiss
ioners-of Polk" County,that an elec
tion be held in laid county at the
various election precincts on Tuesday,
the 20th day of April, 1920, under the
same rules and regulations, ana m
the same manner as elections for
members of the General Assembly, at
which tiiae the question of issuing
and selling bonds in the amount of
S15.Q00 for the purpose stated above
and the levy of a tax sufficent to pay
the interest on said bonds and create
a sinking, fund for .their retirement
shall be - aubmitted to the voters of
the county qualified to vote at the
preceding general t'ection for mem
bersofthe General Assembly, at
which election those favoring the is-
suence and sale of 'said bonds shal
cast ballots on which ahall be printed
or written words "For County Home
Bonds" and those opposed shall -cast
baliotj on which shall be printed
written tn words "Against
NOTICE DELINQUENT TAX
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Notice is hereby given to the -par
ties named below, and to all other
persons who may be concerned as
mortgagees, that the undersigned
purchased at a sale of property of de
linquent tax payers, in Columbus,
Polk County. N. C, on the 5th day of
May, 1919, land listed and described
10 acres of Land in , Greens Creek
Township, listed in the name of San
ford Liles, for the year 1918.
.Notice is hereby given that appli
cation will be made to the sheriff
of Polk County. N. C, by the under
signed ier deeds of said property af
ter the 5th day of May, 1920. This
BEN LILES, Purchaser.
MORTGAGEE'S SALE OF LAND
Earth. Road Which Becomes Nearly
Impassable at- Certain. Seasons of
nearly impassable at certain seasons
of the year. There. are, however, near
some of - the villages, short stretches
of macadam pavement, generally in
very poor condition. The local traffic
consists of approximately 60 ; trucks,
700 motor vehicles and 50 horse-drawn
vehicles per day, to which is added
during the summer months a through
traffic of about 20 trucks and 200 pas
senger motor vehicles.
GET some today!
You're going to
call Lucky Strikes
just right. Because
i Lucky Strike ciga
rettes give you the
flavor of toasted
t 07 Ousranteed by
Notice is hereby given that the un
dersigned by virture of the . powers
contained in , a mortgage executed
to him on the 24th dav of November.
1916. by Grant Walker and wife. Tina
Walker will sell at public auction for
cash at the Court house door in Co
lumbus, Polk County, . North Carolina,
MONDAY. FEBRUARY 9th. 1920.
Between the hours of 12 o'clock M.
and 2 o'clock P. M., the following de
scribed real estate:
Beginning in Eliza Jackson's line
on a small white oak: thence in
straight line tq a black oak; thence
a straight line to a white oak: thence
a straight line to a white oak thence
or a straight line to a dead locust full of
County grapt vines, in a conditional line be-
liome uonds". That this order shall tween Z. V. ThomDson's and D. H
be notice of said election and shall be Thompson's; thence with said line to
posted in one or more places in each Z V. Thompson's stone corner; thence
election, precinct of the county and
published in the Polk County News
for three months next immediately
preceding th time, fixed for said
It is futher ordered that the follow
ing named be and are herebv appoint
ed to act as poll holders in the various
election precincts of the county:TCo
lumbus. ,W. B, Arledge, registrar, J.
W. Newman and J: F: Ormand,
judges, Tryon: J. G. Monroe., reir-
lstrar, J. C. Fieher and W. F. Swann,
judges. Saluda: C. L. Pace, registrar.
R. M. Hall and J. C. Metcalf, judges,
-Jackson's I Mill, D. H. Thompson,
registrar, T. C. Lawter and M. A:
Jaclcson. ludires. Bier Level: W. W.
"vk,,! . ictuui, i . j, ruwm ana
Jerry Jackson, judges,, Pea Ridge: J.
E. Carswellregistrar O. W. Ponder
and u. MOore, judges, Green's
Creek: G. C. Feaean. reo-istrar. J. T.
Greenway and Walt Feagan judges.
Done by the Board of Countv commi li
steners of Polk County on the 6th day
uj. wanuary, izu, at a meeting - ad-
juu'"cu xrum ,me. am, oay ot said
month and year, at which meeting
there were , present Charles Da-
enport, Chairman George A. Painter
.ana Jb. inompson, commissioners.
GEORGE A. PAINTER,
. . G. L. THOMPSON,
i' ' Commisioners
PLANT TREES IN MICHIGAN
Cteck to Be Distributed at Nominal
Cost by State Agricultural In
stitution. A law was recently passed fey the
Michigan legislature for the encour
agement of the planting of fruit and
nut-bearing trees along, the highways,
of that state. Stock is to be distrib
uted at nominal cost by the state ag
ricultural college to local officials and
private individuals who will set it out,
under the supervision of the state
Whoever-has traveled over the tree
lined highroads of Europe will greet
with satisfaction this measure as the
beginning of a policy of combining es
thetic and economic values- In our
methods of road-building.
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south 20 W. 18 poles to a stake in a
path, m or near Edwards' line; thence
south 58 . 74 poles to a Po. at
the road in the -Eliza Jackson line;
. ;v : j t: x . ii i .
biiciiwv wjui saiu line to xne Degin-
ning, containing 40 acres, more or
The above sale will b mad for
cash to satisfy the mortgage men
tioned aDove,' there having been a
forfeiture of same.
THOMAS THOMPSON and WIFE,
A meeting of the Pollr nnnnf sol
diers Memorial - Association is hereby
called to meet at Columbus, on Sat-
uruay, r e d. 7, io :30 a. m., for the
purpose of hearing reports of the
scnoois as to what they have done in
regard, to raising funds for the raem-
unai. x urge all who are interested
m this work to attend, especially the
board of directors, as we wish to
reach some conclusion as to the-kind
of memorial, cost, etc., adopt plans
for rushing to completion the work.
T. C, MILLo, Pres.
r o- :
TOWNSEND BILL IS FAVORED
Measure Introduced by Senator From
Michigan Calls for Appropriation .
Of forty or more bills on various
i.i : ' . ... .
uigu ways pians mtrooucecL in con
gress, the most important Is that in
troduced in the senate by Senator
Charles E. Townsend of Michigan,
chairman of the senate post office and
post roads committee. It calls for an
appropriation of $425,000,000, for the"
construction of a federal highways sys
tem, providing, that .within five years
25,000 miles of federal highways shall
be constructed, to which the highways
systems of the various states and
counties can connect To carry on this
ambitious project it provides fdr a
nonpartisan commission of experts to
be appointed by the president
Economic Value Is Great.
The economic value of i improved
highways is far greater than their
mUitary importance. This fact was
conclusively demonstrated while we
were engaged In the war. , : "
r M M - -
"Have stood the test" of time, because they
have always first stood the test of our ex
pert chemists. 3 great laboratories test all
material entering Royster brands so that
nothing harmful to crops can pass. Then
the practical experience of 35 years, the
vigorous and progressive methods, and
splendid manufacturing facilities are ad
ditional reasons why Roysters Fertilizers
stood the test."
Few Words of Truth.
"Sooner or later," sata Uncle Eb'en,
"dem dat keeps takin' de bit in delr
teeth is s'tenter hab to sea de deiast,"
Tractors Do Fin. Work.'
.Gasoline ' tractors jMtched- to ro4
machinery 'do fine work , cheaply and
qalckly. ' -', ' ' '
New a Valuable Citizen. ' "
A good highway man is now a ral
able citizen -
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