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NOTICE OF ELECTION
Whereas the Board of Education of
Polk County has petitioned for an
election to be held in Green's Creek
School District No 20. in Green's
Creek Townsrip, Polk County, to
ascertain whether the voter a:
district are in favor o-' issuing a Hon
for the purpose of building nevr r"i'
lie school building, more partivn.-r
described as a Smith-Hughes fru'
. tural School-house, with ilnni'
and other room, in wrr jwhrm,
trict, in accordance with the provi
sions of the State Wide Bond Act for
School Buildings, Chapter 55 of Pub
lic laws of 1915, as amended by the
public laws of 1917.V
Therefore it is ordered - by. the
Board of Commissioners of Polk
County that an election be- held in
Green's Creek School District No. 20
on the 30 day of March A. D. 1920,
to ascertain whether the voters of
said Green's Creek School District No.
20. are in favor of issuing a bond in
the sum of Three thousand Dollars
($3000), for the purpose of building,
rebuilding and repairing said school
house in said school district, and
furnishing the same with suitable
The said bond shall run for eight
teen years and six months, and shall
bear interest at not to exceed five (5)
per centum per annum interest pay
able semi annually together with a
portion of the principal making a total
lemi-annual payment of one hundred
twenty-fire dollars ($125) as shown in
detail in amortization table attached
to said bond. Privilege shall be
granted of making additional pay
ments on the principal as therein
specified on any of interest payment,
thus shortening the duration of the
The maximum that may be levied
to pay the interest upon said bond
aid a sinking fund for the semi-annual
paymer on said bond shall not
exceed rttZS) cents on the hun
dred dollars and ninety (90) cents on
That the said election shall be held
at Sheild's precinct voting place in
said Greens Creek School District No.
20, which is hereby designated as the
polling place of said election, and the
said election shall be held under the
laws, rules and regulations govern
ing elections in special tax districts.
That Berlin White is hereby ap
pointed Registrar of said Election
and G. Ed Feagah and J. T. Greenway
are hereby appointed as Judges of
said election. ,
It i futher ordered that at said
election those favoring the issuance of
a bond and the laying of a special tax
shall vote a ballot on which shall be
printed the words "For School-house
Bonds" and those who are opp.sed
thereto shall vote a ballot on which
hall be printed the wosds "Against
And it is futher orderedthat a copy
ef this order, which shall constitute a
motice of said election shall be posted
at the Court House door of Polk
County at Columbus, N. C, for thirty
days preceding said election; tha a
eepy of this order which shall con
stitute a notice of said election shall
be published in the Polk County News,
a newspaper, published at Tryon, N.
C. in said Polk County, for four suc
cessive weeks preceeding said election.
Done at a regular meeting of the
Board of Commissioners of Polk
County N. C, on the 2nd. day of
February A. D. 1920, at Columbus, N.
C, at which meeting there were
present Chas Davenport Chairman
and G. L. Thompson Commissioner. -CHARLES
G. L. THOMPSON ;-
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Whereas, In" accordance with pro
visions of Chap. J32 of f $hei public-Local-Laws
if 1919, a r 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 said county at the
various election precincts on Tuesday,
the 20th day of April, 1920, under the
same rules and . regulations, and in
the same manner as elections for
members of the General Assembly, at
which time the question of issuing
and selling bonds in the amount of
$15,000 for the purpose stated above
land the levy of a tax sufficent to pay
the interest on said bonds and create
i a sinking fund for their I retirement
j shall be submitted to the ! voters of
i the county qualified to vote at the
preceamg general t'ection for mem
bers of the General Assembly, at
which election those favoring the is
suence and sale of said bonds shall
cast ballots on which shall be printed
or written words "For County Home
Bonds and those opposed shall cast
ballots on which shall be printed or
ratten ttie words "Against County
Home Ponds". That this order shall
be notice of said election and shall be
posted in one or more places in each
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 hereb-" aDDoint-
ed to act as poll holders in the various
election precincts of the countv:TCo-
lumbus. W. B. Arledge, registrar, J.
vv. jNewman and J: F: Ormand,
judges, Tryon: J. G. Monroe, reg
istrar, J. C. Fisher and W. F. Swann,
judges, Saluda: C. L. Pace, registrar,
R. M. Hall and J. C. Metcalf. iudees.
Jackson's Mill. D. H. Thompson.
registrar, T. C. Lawter and M. A:
Jackson, judges, Big Level: W. H.
Ledbetter, registrar, J. C Powell and
Jerry Jackson, judges, Pea Ridge r J.
E. Carswell registrar O.. W. Ponder
and N. D. Moore, judges, Green's
Creek: G. C. Feagan, registrar, J. T.
Greenway -and - Walt1 Feagan, judges.
Done by the Board of County commis
sioners of Polk County on the 6th day
of January, 1920, at a meeting ad
journed from the 5th day of said
month and year, at which meeting
there : were . present Charles Da
enport, Chairman George A. Painter
and G. L. Thompson, commissioners.
"' GEORGE A. PAINTER,
G. L. THOMPSON,
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Having qualified aa adminstrator
of A. G. Edwards deceased, late of
Polk County, North Carolina: This is
to notify all persons having claims
against the estate of said deceased,
to exhibit them to the undersigned
on or before the 20th day of Feb
ruary 1921. Or this notice will be
plead in Bar of their recovery. All
persons indebted to said estate will
please make immediate payment.
This the 20th day of February 1920
' , T. H. STEADMAN,
it is time;
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r i; 4i mfy not Jetthis sontef hip op,
Savings Dept. fourpe
Invest in one of our Certificate of .Deposit draws, good
interest, can be convtedintoxash a
in person: Payi yoiir tills by check. ' k checking account
in this strong new bank witnin itseJi, indicates tnat you
are apiiated with: the strongest Institufionin the County.
THREE MONTHS OLD. v j V
Capital Paid In $13,000.00 Resources over $80,000.60
Where your business is Appreciated.
POLK COUNTY BANK & TRUST CO.
The Peonies Friendly Bank.
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The tims'f or saving and getting ahearl in l
7 ; ; of life is NOW. the
Wihh "a -Rink': Account started anH cfo.iM
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jo! mil exparieice a pleasure of accoaipfow
savingthat comes from haiight else.
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day. D )h't delay on account of the
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BANK Of SALUD
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MORTGAGEE'S SALE OF LAND.
Notice is hereby given that the un
dersigned by virtue of the powers
contained in a mortgage executed tr
.lim on the 2nd day of March, 1919,
jy Dewey. Hill, will sell at publ:c auc
tion for cash at the court house doot
n Columbus, Polk county, North Car
: MONDAY, APRIL U, 1920,
between the hours of 12 o'clock M.
md 2 o'clock P. M., the following de
scribes real estate:
Adjoining the lands , of M. C. Mc
Graw and Speculation. Bejdnning
it a pine, running S: 4 E. 78 poles to
a stone; thence S. 45 W. 41 poles to
a dogwood; thence S 60 poles toa
chestnut; thence S. 30 W. 40 to a
chestnut; thence S. 60 E. iAV poles
chestnut; thence N. 661 E. 34 poles
to a Spanish oak; thence W. 32 E. 42
polesto a hickory; thence N. 45 E. 34
poles to a stone; thence N. 34 poles to
chestnut; thence N. 19 E. 15 poles to
a chestnut stum'), hollow; thence N. 2
W. 46 poles to a small white oak;
thence S. 20 W. 47 poles to the begin
ning, containing 51 V2 acres.
The above sale will be made for
cash to satisfy the mortgage men
tioned above, there having been a for
feiture of same. . 45-4t
' ' M. "E. McCraw,' Mortgagee.
Having qualified as adminstrator of
the estate of George B. Philbeck, de
ceased, all persons having claims
against said estate are requested to
present the account to me within
twelve months from this date or bar
by statue will be plead.
All persons indebted to said estate
will make payment to the same with
out futher notice of settlementThis
13th day of Ftb. 1920.
J. W. TURNER,
Having qualified as administrator
of the estate of R. B. Roach deceased,
all persons having claims against said
estate are requested to present the
account to me within twelve months
from this date or bar by statue will be
plead. ; '
All persons indebted to said estate
will 'make payment to same with out
.futher notice of settlement., .This 5th
dav of MnrrVi 1990,
L. R. ROACH, '
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this information at once.
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- Asheville, N.C.
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