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A live, "Clean
for the Home
AND THE TRYON BEE
VOL. XXV NO. 45.
TRYON, MC. FRIDAY MARCH 12, 1920.
$2.00 A YEAR ,
THE SCHOOL BUDGET.
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3,n; Itani or Ssasral Inter st Githered S OurXJorrespandenU From Vario
occtions of Polk County
Corrected and Final Budget for the
Polk County Schools for the Year
v Ending July 1920.
Jllss Velma Walker spent Satur
j'r,iTiit and Sunday with Miss
Lii iciest Young Peoples Chris-
tv "iiu 'S(by night. Everyone reported
a" coc d time. . .
llitse Huttie Bridges' Velma Walker
vere the guests of Misses Millie and
Docie ilcKinney Thursday.
Mr. aand Mrs. Roy Bridges were
visitors at the former's parents Sat
Mr. Boyd Vickers was a visitor in
this part Sunday.
ns. Everett Hall, was an after
noon caller at Mrs. W. E. Walker's
Wednesday. ' - ' v
Misses Hattie Bridges, Velma
WuiKer, were afternoon callers at
Miss Xova Welborn's, Friday. .
Mrs. Dock Welborn and son Boy,
were the happy guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Laxton Bridges, Thursday night.
r.i-ank Hodgers spent Friday night
with Albert Norville.
We are surely having some real
March wind in this part' since Sun
day. MELVIN HILL
Mr. Sheilds former YYioonf The budeet tmblished in the Polk
Coxes Sltore. has boup-ht. County News, October 31st. 1919 was
mill and store at tht incorrect and misleading. .. That bud-
low Mr. Firn Greens. get gave. the names of the teachers
However cold, weddino- biie rancr crt who taught in the P61k county scnools
merrily on the route, Sunday after- in 1918 an( the salary that eacn
noon, when Mr. Rosco Hall and Miss district could get for the year 191-20
iNora weiiDorn were hanniitr marrnoA inis ouagei puDnsnea m uctoDer was
May their lives be filled with nros- only a prospective budget, giving
perity. every district m the county, regard-
Mr. and Mrs. JnV fluffs 1 less of its size or location, an oppor-
keeping on the McClure farm near tunity of "securing a State Certified
Rutherfordton. We wish them ev- teacher. All the districts were not
ery success in liff Mr rinW ir- lortunate enough to secure rttus nign
greatly missed as she use to be a be- Wade teacher, and .hence ir was nec-
lovea Tryon Routeite. jessary lor meir appropriation to ue
reaucea to coniorm xo tne graae 01
rorfifirato Vipld Kvit.Via fjsnrVir which
SUNNY VIEW Unlarv is fi-jepd hv t.hA Rrhnol T,aw and
bome real COld Weather nOW davs. tonrVira w"hn aw tennhino- Cin the
Mrs. J. J. Jackson visited her moth- countv this year, toeether with their
er Mrs. W. Gibbs Sundav. Tvirn4-Vilw coin ttt fr11r'nrc oits4 io on OV.
Born to Mr; and Mrs. F. R. Coesrins I art dunliVato f tVio final hndo-Pt auh-
-l'Sirl- mifted to the State DeDartment of
Mr. T. N. Wilson visited his mother I F!HnrjrHrm and swnm tft hv th flnim-
Mrs. S. J. Helton Saturday last. ty Board of Education of Polk coun-
Mrs. A. j. JJimsdale spent several ty
fe h.Sr daghter Mrs Mamie Stearns High School. '
" f , a i t , I E. W. S. Cobb, Prin... $175.00
Misses Maggie and Arkansas Jack- v.mrn MrNinrn ' QO fin
We had another cold nap the 8th.
Morrurv 10 degrees above zero.
Mr. Ralph Prince, who was so low
wit ii uu. i improving niceiy.
son visited at Mr. W. D. Heltons Sun
Messrs A. H. Lynch. N. E. Williams
G. S. Whiteside W. D. Helton Bill
Bertha Pendergast.-. . .
Mary Failor .... .
Alice Tallant .. .
Mrs. J. W. Jack
Columbus, Saturday to the Repubh-
hnnlincr fertilizer for the past two
weeks. Some have been turning land
and cleaning otf and burning" rubbish.
Several of the citizens of this place
went to Columbus Saturday on some
political business. . .
Mr. G. C. Feagan has-purchased a
now two-horse, wagon. :
G. A. Brazscom has recently
JacKSon Hobart Whiteside. Dewitt I
Helton and M H. Gilbert motored to Pleasant Hill, Bess Jackson . . 45.00
Beulah, Mrs. Myrtle Holbert. . 45.00
have been quite busy can Convenljon., Everyone enjoyed Princei Annie Bishop.
Mr. L. L. Jenkins speech.
Misses Grace and Oma Gibbs visited
their grandmother Sunday Mrs. N. L.
Misses Esther Gibbs and Mame Wil
son teachers of Red Mountain were
pleasant observers of the work of
bunny view school Jast Friday uritil
noon. In the afternoon the teachers.
Sandy 'Plains, Mrs. Earl Head
Fox Mt, J. T. Gilbert. . , .
Mrs. Ray Edwards. . . ... . .
Tryon Graded School.
C. Y. Milton, Prm.........
Mardelle Lilly. . .......
Pearl Keenan, . ......
Mary Punn, . . ,
Mona Hadley .
ed an Overland car.
meeting was held in the usual manner, t
Tl t i.: -n i . l.i j i I J J
, . . 't-.. ht ,..v. i, baturday March 40, beginning at
irom JX.ffS'-x.rfXi.i-Ti a- m- The lesson. wi)l be 3rd.
fPent a few months this winter m an and gth ch 0f ,,Pavis'. "The
auto sc :hocl . Fran Ad .not have k f ft hcrs , --
eoo , ne-uun i iti& , uccAuCu w Mr. Hobart Whiteside was a pleas-
UtH ft It' lUCt ) ill iltii
Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Head spent sev
ant caller at Mr, J. B. Wilson's.
Alice McBrayer, 75.00
Mary Jbollar, ...... ...... 75.00
Gladys Smith, .. ..... 70.00
Ada Tallant, .....N. ..... 60.00
Miss Smith taught until Christ
mas, and Miss Tallant is, now taking
Mr. Pink Jackson is building a new pacoiec Valley transferred -to Tryon.
Mrs. E. E. Missildine scent Tuesdav
in Spartanburg. ' .;
C.; L. Hill, of Saluda, was in Trvon
for a. short time Wednesday.
Mayor F. P. Bacon transacted bus
iness in Asheville Wednesday.
M J. P. Lockhart was a business!
visitor m Asheville, Wednesday.
: Mrs. Geo B. Cobb is visiting her
son,: Chas. Cobb in Hendersonvelle.
'- Mr.' W;. E. Rankin visited relatives
and -looked after business matters in
Asheville, Wednesday. ,
Miss Elizabeth Hunter, of Marion,
S. Cr is spending a few weeks in Try-'
on ytitK Mrs. J. W. Kennedy.
lown taxes are ast. aue. All dp-
uquents will be advertised April first.
siu liiuAtsj, i own Manager.
-Mr. B. D. Williams, has so far re
covered froA her recent .attack of
puenmohia as to be able to be out
Several of our people attended the
nusical recital at Spartanburg, Mon
iay. All agree that it was, "bettei
Mrs. W. E. Rankin went to Spart
anburc: Wednesday to see herdauehte:
iliss Virginia, who is attending school
- Just received car load of buggies to
oe sold worth the . monev. See me
oefore buying. C. L. Maybry7 Cam
pobello, S. C.
Lostv While Riding: Gold wrist
vvatch with black silk wristband,
binder will please leave at Oak Hall
and receive reward.
... r. ......
h James Leonord' who has been quite
Tor.- some time with " stomach
trouble, is much better, being able to
sit up, and take some nourishment.
Lecompte, of Corydon, la., is
3e guest of his daughter, Mrs. A. L.
Hill. Mr. Lecompte has a number of
Mends here who greatly enjoy his
visits to our town.
X Mrs. A. L. Hill was in Asheville
Tuesday going that far with her sis
ter, Miss Lecompte, who returned tc
h$r home in Iowa, after a visit of sev
eral-weeks in Tryon. -
- Mr. Qarence". Liehtner, who is
fpending-some time in Tryon with his
POLK COUNTY RHffll' HOME DEPffiTHI
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Edited by J. R. Sams, County Agent
A SWING AROUND 1
ryi tm A" LJ I imnK cii-AW -11.1 ." A'1 fl 1 i l a 1 m 1 - - - r rr
Vl uu: Helton' Sundav. v n virAe v.Auu- Miil ., -a an
now, noeer. ivi;cr. "dc.-; tiif 4-ixraci I -m. T t ' . - mi or nn
Word has been received here that , Ltlt mT Ar&cac Tv r iT,, Tt 1 n p- H
r Tio4-f tvtvc wc "ay hight with Miss Arkansas Jack- Mt. Valley. Mrs. D. H. Momson 45.00
. 1 : i,;fl
; t'i S "u.opf; The sympathy of the, entire . com- Saluda Graded.
ylrrZ:XrV Zr n W o muni y goes out to the bereaved fam- - Z. A. Nicholson
little children who need her.
ily of Mr. Geo. Price in the loss of
an uuv.ii xvjtii iiu, uic gciuug
in the Cane Creek Cemetry.
N"o Sunday school last
Why. we do not know.
Dr. Pratt will preach at the Chapel
ricxt Sunday at 7:30 p. m.,his regular
Tha .school will close Its six. months
terra next Friday, the-12th. We do
not know the closing program, but
sunnose it will be good from start to
Quite a lot of sickness in our town
and vicinity for the past ten or fifteen
aays, colds, influenza, etc
Dr.- E. M. Salley and ' family have
returned from .Orangeburg, S. C,
vhere they have been J visiting the
tloctor's parents for a short time,' they
Annie Nabers, . . . ...... .52.50
Flora Harwick, .......... 52.50
Mrs. Darby, . 45.00
Green River, C. O. Ridings... 80,00
J. E. Ridings, ..... 45.00
New Hope, Inez JSzell, . ... . 45.00
Millie Koerers. ....... 45.U0
Greens Creek H.S.
R. G. Cannon, . ,
K. O.' Huskey . ,
Louise Bowen, . . .
all seem to be benefited th- . trip Coxes, Marshal KAbrams ..... . 45.0 j
the doctor says he got a good deal of Melvin Hill. K. W. Kreider. . 75.00
est. and has asrain plunered into his Eunice Snake ..... 45.00
duties, that for some time have been Hickory Grove.
ery streneous on account of Influenza Bessie Hamilton 60.00
Miss Lois Pace and Miss Lila Mae Mae Boone. 60.00
Guice have returned to Demorest Ga. Silver Creek, Mrs. Walter Green 37.50
to resume their studies at Peidmont Mill SDrine. N."B. Arledare... 60.00
Last Monday and Tuesdav as vou
will remember were cold days, and
in faact it has not been very sultry
all the week. Fans have not been
necessary to keep the personal tem
perature down to normals The wind
for the most of the week superceded
me aninciai ian. Any way, in spite
of the cold, rain, wind and mud, and
frozen ground; for we had some of
all; we succeeded in getting in some
good work. Mr. Luther Durham,
Tryon Route 1, took advantage of a
lull in the wind and sowed a nice
bunch of permanent pasture. Then
having an engagement with Mr. W..
B. McSwain, we fell in there Wednes
day p. m., the third, and sowed grass
seed until moon up, and then had tc
retire before comnletinsr the iob.
Now, I am going totell you some
something I saw at" McSwain's. 1
saw two things on that farm, one ol
them wpuld make a hungry cow's
mouth water to look at them. The
thing that would make a cow's moutl
produce an extra amount of saliva at
sight is a green grass field. This
piece of grass was sown one vear age
last October. It has had little at
tention and has almost wintered six
head of . cattle this winter and. that
without other feed, and these cattle
are in an excellent condition. Next
vmter Mr. McSwain will be ready tc
show farmers of Polk county how tc
winter cattle on pastures. All doubt
ing Thomases who still think thai
grass won't grow in Polk county just
:all around and talk with Mr. Mc
Swain and let him show you a few
ihings. The other thing I saw that
would make a hungry human's moutr
water, was a Rhode Island Red pul
let grown by Mrs. Hershell McSwain
lhis pullet, if owned by Dr. Kaupp..
... -i . t. ..... . I Dir. i lilts. l otaeun la
WWaLo who S;?? k13 befoe f while';
have been accusing her of being x af
flicted. She is not only waking - up,
DUt is going to put aside even that
drowsy feeling that sometimes fol
lows a long sleep. Now it must be
remembered and remembered at the
start, that the officers and directors
of the sFair cannot put over a Fair
respectable to Polk county without
the hearty cooperation of the people,
ana wnen l say the people I mean the
Whole people, the farmers the mer
chant, the banker, the manufacturer.
live stocic men and women, garden
ers, mountain industrial workers and
any others who are not herein named.
And when I say farmers I mean fruit
growers and all who make anything
grow out of the soil; and now is the
time to "begin plans by which you can
have something creditable to carry to
the fair. We want to make a fine
display of pure bred poultry at our
next Fair; we will have the birds and
we will open the eyes of outside
folks. They think we are way be
hind in everything well, if we are
you just ought to see us catching up
yes, we just will not always be be
hind. Two more years after this, we
mean to beat any county in North
Carolina to our size in a County Fair.
Keep your eye on us and see. We
are already going fast on some things
and we will just WHIZZ -efore
But the purpose of this little talk
is to get everybody in the harness for
a good pull. You know to get work
out of a team, you must feed, water
and curry well, and see that no feet
get over the traces. Now that all
are in a good humor and happy be
cause the cold winter is past and the
happy spring time with the singing
of the birds, the cackling of hens and
swelling of buds which indicate the
approach of spring time is here, re
minding us of seed time and harvest,
so let us all get busy and strive with
of the office of Poultry Investigation
and Pathology, would not take a ter might and main -to make something
dollar, bill for her, and many just of excellence to help make our next
such hens should be produced on all Fair one of the best in all of the fairs
the farms in the county, and-will be held in the Old North State.
In the next fewvyears. Mr. Hershell Just a word further. Don't fret
McSwain raised this pulllet from I about the premium list. It . will be
I Hnllpcrp that werp intp.runted bv In- Odpssa Mills. ...... 60.00
Mrs. J. Grayson Newman has been 1 q ' cvftrf ju 'n Wa w Pnnt a a Thmrmsnn.. 40.00
sick with flu pleurisy, etc., but fch VOUnff ladies will be able to finish Pea Ridee. W. G. Green 40.00
m av T - j ' ' r - Ube term without futher trouble. Cool Grove, Myrtle" Pace
f3i I u es 5 S0e L a Emma Lou Pace only daughter of Lebanon, Mrs. V. B. Hyder. .
i u . l q,T j v 4. 'Jtr Mr. and Mrs. Lewis G. Pace age 15 Rock Spring, Mrs. M. il
::J lV'.UUL reponeu uetttr di tuc months died Thursday March the 4th, Whiteside.
uue mis is wmten. . and was buried at Friendship ceme- Sunny View, Clara Feagon
" iVir- ana iurs- u- .r.6 terv.on Friday. March 5th, 1920. Mr. Eunice Randall,
i ftunaay p. m., a son. At tms an(j Mrs pace were taken nl with in. Red Mt.,' Esther Gibbs
l. ,K muuier una oaue uxe uumg fluenza and the little girl was moved Mamie Wilson
UU. Mrs. Lewis IS at the home Of . fV,a nf i,0 o-i-nndnnrpntcr. Mr. CJnnd Hill.' "Rabbi
wr mother, Mrs. John Rhodes. We
to the home of her grandparents, Mr. Sand Hill, Bessie Harris. . . .
and Mrs. J. A. Forest, hoping, she Brights Creek, Bessie Justice
ne.nrf.i Vir dkaoco hnt crip H 1 H I rrT rTTTl CPIirAT O
C, repp ived a T messae-e that his son n' a?a ,nnauy mt Sn-TZ Union Grove, Lovie Wilson. .
' V V a ,mes;sage. tnat nis sqn y extend our sympathy to the be- q. p , R 'th Williams
ha. ust arrived and wanted to see Yvf qv,01. nrl motliPr whom we "L1' VuTn vv"111115-
w t' so, he came at once arrived flre glad to gay are now impr0ving
T.. -ny-x, , . - i and expect to be well soon, and hope
31;'. I . V T?n-.Ton anA fnmilv have n . .5 i: Ul 4- T r--A nA
i - itney may itaiue umi uui jjviu "u
i.r.d sown spririns sir.kness the nasi -lTl. au ii i,;.0 -Pm. tvp Koct
and said that "of such is the Kingdom
of Heaven" and there they may meet
her again. .
Vprv dpnlorable affair occurred
here last week, when two white and
two weeks, but at this time are im
The old house that was used for of
je and junk rooms and was partly
J-'urned sometime at?o. iust in the
et the Hosiery mill, is now being twQ coiored men were seriously
n '!0'. ' wounded in a pitched battle with pis-
Thev are all too . senousiy
Our efficient mail carrier on the
route between Trvon and Columbus,
Has purchased a Ford.
. A- late, cold snriner a eood crop of
in.it may follow. . '
tnls Thpv are all too
wnnn dpd for a trial as yet, therefore
the outcome is- still uncertain. But
we do know that whiskey was the
t iTrVinlo trnnhlp and we
A j.reat many of the colored peopje K the eyes 0f the people will be
in tr.m vieimtv havp hppn nuite ill 1 f a 4- -fot that. wp. do
v.-'-h. ti imi..: n - - ouuu vf"."". ,. r,
Sam BlackweU has been con
i to his
John McJMeil, Jrrin.
Mrs. C. Jackson. . . .
Greens Creek, G. E. Hogue , .
.Mrs. G. E. Hosfue. .. .
Coxes, O. F. Briscoe. 40.00
Stony Knoll, Mrs. W.- M. Mills 40.00
Pea Ridse. T. C. Headen 4.uu
J. D. Jones ...... 3&.ou
Saluda. Janie Beattv . ... 40.00
E. W. S. COBB, -Clerk
Board of Education.
F. M. BURGESS,
Clerk Bd. Co. Commissioners.
' CHAS DAVENPORT,
Chm. Bd. Co. Commissioners.
not need it in our lives. It is only a
iivnnr at. t.hP best, and a very ex-
room with flu, but better pensive one at that: also Jt is almost
alwaysxat the bottom oi an our ww
bles with one another. Why do we
lot it Hvp?
Mr TTno-h Ward, of Fort Motte, S.
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RYON ROUTE 1
0v t ip wop Kh-7tow1 Vina rrmno hv. P ia nsitmc his narentS.
tarmers are getting btisy again, Mrs. W. C. Ward, oi this place, for
a uCV!? Fake Rppe, John Owens, a few davs. He looks well.
I - m
..iuivaiu.i 1 1 1 .11 i t-' iiiis i f. l.i i ljji
J'HrTHlmrrt n-r,A T d tt i Tt,
V.1,t.pr Sorrow llAAW 1T1 1 1 A till ?1 TYl
ylmP. were at home for two days.
'r,e "all is also at home for the sum
r from the same camp ' 1 '
r .I": Taylor Whiteside's family have-
ana also Mr. Kinsr Brown's.
w srp having some real March
? v w t ,
tv, p was onlv - a-small crowd: at
Sunday, school, Sundays fWe hope to
nave (iiiwxc av j - . - .
The flu is still very Daa.oevci a
The annual snrine nacr tournament
was played t the golf club last Tues-
rrn II 1 J 1 At
day. rnev weatner Deing iaeai gwii
weather brought out a large number
of players and visitors. The first
prize was won by Mr. A. Lr. mil. oi
Tryon, and . second by Mr. J. M.
Hodges, oi ioieao, umo, stopping at
Oak Hall; third by Mr. N. G.-Moore,
of Chicago, stopmg at Pine Crest inn.
A tournament will be played on the
links Friday afternoon.
Wanted: 20' bushels mixed -.peasC
Write givjng kinds and price C- J.
Lynch, Tryon, N. C.
business trip to Detroit. ' He expects
bo be gone a week or ten days.
Mr Rpwell "will - hold his Annual
Spring Exhibitsfpf Paintings of Tryon
and vicinity at the Library every
Friday in March and ixpril. Opening I
Exhibit Friday March 19th,. from -10 j
to 6:$0. . . !
The speaker who way expected to
preach at the ; Congregataortal church
will not be present. The Rev. W. A.
Black, A. M., the pastor will address
the people on "The Laborer and His
Hire." Visitors welcome. '
We have for publication an article'
relative to sidewalks and streets 'in
Tryon," but owing to rush of other
matter we are compelled to omit it
this week. ' We will welcome several
more short articles on this subject, so
as to get the views of our people be
fore our Town Commissioners. -
Among recent arivals in Tryon are
Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Richards and
daughters, of Orange, New Jersey.
They are occupying the Jlankin house
Mr." M. A. Richards has'' returned to
New York on a business trip to the
'National Oil Products Co..' of which
he is president.
Miss Mardelle I Lilly, of the Tryon
Graded school, expects that about five
of her; pupils will take part in the
prize poster contest how under way
in this state and in the Fifth Federal
Reserve District. Numerous entries
are being made in other parts of the
state, according to a statement from
the War Loan Organization. Pupils
in both public and private schools are
competing, only colleges, normals and
industrials schools being barred.
Children in this state will also have a
chance to win the two district grand
prizes of ten dollars each offered in
addition to the six state prizes. .
Mr. Eugene Brownlee is in recept of
a "letter from Mrs. Univon, whose
home is in the Barbadces Islands say
ing that her brother-in-law, in China
writes her that he thinks Oak Hall, at
Trvon, N. C, would be a pleasant
place for her to spend . the summer.
This goes to show how well and fav
orably known' our little town is, and
we hedrtilv aefee with Mr. Univon,
m his opinoin and will add tnat it
would be a delightful place for any
one to spend a vacation either sum
mer or winter- in fact twelve months
in the year.. Tryon has the best year
round climate of any place in, the
Archie Paul Butler of Tryon who
recetly enlisted, in th navy at the
Ashpville naw recruitine station is
now attending the navy school at
Hampton Roads, Va. and has been
given special mention m tne Dunetm
of orders published at the Hampton
Roads training school lor nis excel
lent work in the yeoman - school for
the week ending Ffibruary,4 1920.
Butler enlisted as apprentice- seaman
Raleis:hiast.-yearv: Now, to- show, my 1 The thing for you to do just now is'
faith in this pullet. I hereby in good Ito prepare to make the . best coni.
pifllet and dare him to write me to I tatdes, and in fact every kind of
come for her. Well. Mr. McSwair. I crop of the very best quality. And
has pulled many stumps on his farm: j you Hampshire Association, let Polk
bought a tractor, plowed his land 14 j county ana an the world who visit
to 15 inches deerr. has sown S200.0C our Fair just see what you can do
YVUltU J. ailU V Cl . QCCU. UIO I m,.- waa J
carded scrub chickens for nure bred I let tne uurocr ioiand-hina. U. l. U.
So you' see he is coming; some and 1 ana otner nog Dreeaers .come along
two vearsr ,from now other larere 1 ana maKe a oetter snow, jjet tne
lano! owners in the countv. when that Rhode Island Red folks who raised
pesky boll weevil gets them 4n the jeggs from the Department show what
short ribs, will sav: Ohwhv didn't 1 1 they have done. Let those of other
take warning as McSwain did and be I breeds show that they are ahead if
independent of, this cotton eved mon- I tney are or can ana now is tne time
ster. Well, we will have to wait a to start with calves pigs, poultry and
few years and watch results in order I every other product of the held, gar-
to find out WHO is WHO in old Folk aen, orcnara, laciory, etc.
We also visited the farm of Mr. Wi
Ai Green and Mr. Will Deck, who
have just planted their first pasture
work: My, whata muddy road from
Green River church to Tom Moore's
up near the Pearidge section.
J. R. SAMS, County Agent,
Report of the' Condition of the.
PEOPLES BANK & TRUST CO.
II at Tryon, in the State of North Caro-
found Tom busy butchering a nice I lina, at the close of business, Febru- "
pig. No, not Tom, but he had somei-" iy ocrkTTTjnc?
Vinndv whn wprp dnino' it. Tom and I I RESOURCES
....w " 1-, . I , ,. , I. . .
had a cood time starting: of somelans ana aiscounts iu&i)t
. . . m . tin m mm
TronT-lincr annlP anri npach trees on I ueiuauu lutuis w.
-""'"t-j r-r-- Jr ; " .In 1 fi - l a. r- mt
their way to fruitfulness. I found I uveraraits, securea, io. u
" . ...... i J err
PViilirt Rriscn nut. nf hert. iust naviTlP I uiisctmeu fii....
fmm a snpll nf flu and Mrs. I United States bonds and
Brisco and daughter just in the grip
of the same. ivir. ensco nas prepar
ed some land well to start some per-
Liberty Bond3 7,750.00
Liberty Bonds f dr Certifi
cates of Deposit... 21,650.00
manent pasture; but land was too wet Banking house, $6,260 fur
to do the sowing, lhe men in voik
county that are now engaged in start
ing permanent pastures are too num
erous to mention. The only com
plaint I can make is that their faith
is not yet strong enough to go on ai
larger scale; but as time goes on and
men see what other men have done,
niture and fixtures v
$2,900 L. 9,160.00
Cash in 'vault and ne t a-
mount due from banks
bankers and trust com
panies i. 22.752J21
Cash items held over 24
hours - 27.02 v
will fall in as they witness the bettter Liberty Bonds deposited to
secure nuie.-. ?,ovu.uu
-v , J, , . .
way. out wny on eartn ao so many
men want to take tail hold on every
thing they 'undertake? Why always
behind ? Why do so many men be
rvntpnf trt Hp int.'an average, nr.un-
I Surnlus fund
man strive for leadership? -1 mean Undivided profits, less cur
by this to hunt for new ideas and
thought and then sieze them and
Capital stock paid in $10,000.00
rent expenses and tax
lead out and instead of waiting ever- gills payable . . . . 24,600.00
lastingly for somebody else to try eposits suoject ro cnew.. -'t-L
new ideas and lead. cerancates oi aeposit
Now just nobody fret; in about avSs aeposits ........
three more years old Polk will be, on Cashier's checks outstand-
the map. You just ought to see the ' 1f1"vJ V'V ' 1Z801
beautiful green pastures with good wa1 "c,a,t AUl M ... ..
cattle, hogs and poultry everywhere; . Lfterty Bonds...... 21,6o0.00 ,
but u, now sorry i am going w oe ,ncAcoca
for those good-hearted fellows who - -T?TtaLv 'A ;. -195,0532
remind -me of a beech stump, that State of North Carolina,
nothing on earth but dynamite or a County of Polk March 6 i?20
Herculese stump puller can persuaae ."'iT " r1"! WA "1C Alfrt
them to move. Yes, I will be truly named .bank, do solemnly swear that
sorry for them,' but it will not be my aoove statement is true to vne
w i m Mt I Wa at vi lm AwtI aW aa a w s4 Ii at
B. Edwards and
loci tt. " vsitors at wainut urove
133 littleGlen- at J. B: teachS
woro .j 4. xtti-4. r.J nr teachers attended tne teachers
meeting at Sunny View, Friday -ana
they also spent thevweek-end vA their
homes. . ";:h'mixiy -'o: . -yd i-:-Mr.
Braudus Wilson spent Satur
day "nighlrat the home.of; Ms""grand-
ilfwitty'sledT the bed-
side oi Mr ana Mrs.1. . wnson, xasw
week. Th y were suffering from flu,
but we are glad to say they are some
better Jiovr. - -
and was sent to the yeoman school be
cause he demonstrated his abilityr. and
ambitidnl tot gEt? ahead in "his i new
work; isTbep course Ur at - meeamsn
school is of four months duration ana
isi along the same. lines, as that of a
business -college, upon graduation the
students are promoted to be .first or
second class petty- officers and sent to
one of the fine ships of the navy.
fault. - Respectf ullv
J. R. SAMS, ounty Agent,
' -O v
A WORD ABOUT THE
POLK COUNTY FAIR.
best of my knowledge and belief.
W. F. LITTLE. Cashier.
Correct Attest: -
G.. H. Holmes,
W. Y. Wilkins,
W F. Little,
Subscribed and sworn to before me, ."L-
J. B. Hester. Notary Public. '
"Last week notice .was given about
the meeting, of 'officers ; and directors I bubscribea ana sworn to w
M the Polk County Fair Association; om oi wara,
but- there should '.be some more said
about the - Fair itself.
x-The Board of County : Commission
ers did themselves honor m appropn
ating $250.00' to help make the 1920
Polk Countv Fair a success -yes a
'r-t-. How ItXan Be Done.
"By looking wise and keeping his
mouth shut, many a man has been able .
Mai cnvP5s -an ftcmcuiturai success, i - .v. it , .v.A .ASin
" . . . . . I iu uaaa uuuUbU iuc cus . ius 4tu
Old Polk is arousing ironv tnat -;wp thl -
TjTT J.T.i ."f .Iaah Vi nnttMa fft lr I