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BREVARD, N. C., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2Sth, 1921.
NEW TELEPHONE COMPANY
Business Men of Transylvania
County Organize Corporation
With $25,000.00 Capital.
CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE;
WHAT AND WHO?
I fio came and remained, whose names
I we wish to remember and cherish,
; laid the foundation upon which our
OUR RALEIGH LETTER:
MRS. COS PAXTON ENTERTINS:
Michie approached a gloomy looking ^Vm. »A. Band, dear sir: ; laid the foundation upon which our Raleigh, Fcoruary 21 Just two
merchant the other day and asked if I': was sheer accidental that thir ! present superstructure is reared, 'voeks remain of the sixty days for
he could run an advertisement to scril t ftvrnibled upon the fact of • Their horney hands built their cab- members of the General As-
show the good people what'he had lost names that have contributed in-homes, fell tne forest, drained the draw th^ir Lttlo stipend
to offer anj he explained that adver- , more or less to historical scenes and land, laid out and built cart-ways $4.00 per day. It Vvill have been
On Monday, February 21^ 1921,' tising was a waste of money and that ^ acts of the Ion? a^o '.liat hjve bson so well engineered that our present serr.ion sixty days on Saturday,
probably the largest representative darned paper was a nuisance any- | widening out down thru the years i'i.^hways adhear closely to tiie old March 5th. To complete its work
body of the business men of Transyl- hov^. Being ready to argue, Michie ' and are still u'istci. :uctors in our ivntira'irks. They tried to moot the the time pr;;scribed, will re- | Brevard, were guests of honor and
vania County ever before brought to-, out that in one of the big; present developiu'jtit. In the o^ucuuot*al neevia c2 iheir chilurcn almost oon'tant gr nd day and ^;vere cordially welcomed by those
gether under one roof, took place in j (jgyg held in Brevard, which wa^j pro- j mentioning of the fact it was with- long before the common school system night during this week and next. The | present.
the Masonic Building over the post- looted by-the Brevard News for the | out motive or purpose, but upon | was thought of. They founded chur really big problems are not yet set- other invited guests were Mrs. D,
office. I enjoyment of the country people, and ! mature reflection the thought impres- ches. Among their goods and>chat- tied, but one of them — the highway
Mrs. Cos Paxton entertained very
delightfully the ladies of the Presby
terian Church on Wednesday after
noon, Feb. 16, at her home in the
Franklin Park. Mrs. John R. Hay,
Mrs. Macon Reed and Mrs. R. B.
Lyon, who have recently come to
The object was to form a Citizens ; v,hen hundreds of folks came to town;} sed itself that this generation owed 1 tels brought to the new country were
will find its way to the enrol-
telephone company and over $17,000 | that he had alone taken in hundreds
worth of stock was taken at meeting:. of dollars an-l -^'Id a great bill of
'"!'r;i’s what the paper
20 per cent of stock called for immed ^ merchandise
’ -.omething over $2000 paid i jg for, c”.'>
ill adjournment. what’.
L. English, Mrs.
these extinct names some sort of re- found the Bible, Hymn Book, Dill- office on Wednesday or Thursday, j jj
There has been rumors and rumors j iji^g thaL whose slogan seems to be
of rumors for many moons in regard ; “Po unto others as they would do
to a new telephone company or sys-, u^to you” — only do them first,
tem being organized; but although ! ^
cognition, if it be but a simple re
call. The Allisons, Gashes, Claytons,
i'ae gentleman. So Orrs, Whitmires, Duckworths, Glaz-
of arguing with a guy eners, Galloways and many others
have been able to perpetuate their
many meetings have been held and j VACCINATE TO PREVENT SMALL
a great deal of talking energy and j POX:
many brilliant speeches made or spent
worth’s spelling book. Confession of j The Doughton . Connor road bill ■ Kate Clayton
Faith and Book of Discipline. The passed the House on its final reading '■ salad course was serv
Presbyterians built on the present, last Thursday by an overwholming
\ S. Wood,
• and Miss
by the hos-
majority, only eleven of the 120 mem
bers voting against it. Many amend
ments were proposed to the bill on
upon the subject from time to time,
nothing has ever really been done to
relieve the unbearable situation until
site on Davidson river. The Metho
dists being more segregated had two
names whose decendent^ can speak ^ places of meeting—Pine Grove be-
of ancestral exploits or rehearse ; low and Merrimon’s meeting house ' second reading, but only one created
family legends, but others who ; above. The Baptists were still more any discussion that amounted to more
wrought alongside of our fathers and ■ scattered and met in private dvell- than a grand - stand play to the folks
who, as they, have left descendants ings — at Francis Allison’s, John back home. Darden, of Halifax,
which are known by other names and Nicholson’s, Sam’l King’s, J. C. Gall- wanted a referendum and offered an
To vaccin-1 have lost much of the old family oway’s and under the “Big Poplar- amendment providing that the law
The old family and tree” on the Paxton Farm until 1815 should not be effective until ratified
It was de-
The present telephone system is ab-1 We have unquestionable proof
Kolutely impossible — no account — ' that it has and w'ill. Before Dr. Ed-
and is hardly considered good junk ! Jenner’s demonstration o|f its
by men who have made it there busi-1 efficiency one eighth of the popula-
ness to knew. Time and again com-; Cr'cat Britain died of small
intended feated by a vote of seventy - five to
' '^-atch thirty - six and proponents of the
measure at once realized that “all
v.'as over except the shouting”. The
bill is now before the Senate com-
ml-^tee and will doub '
a.. . o .ner
Will it pay? What?
ate In order to prevent small pox. j jore
A very proper question is, what will | church grave yards contain their when they built a house near Selica. by a vote of the people,
prevent it? The answer is, vaccina- ; ashes — a few marked with granite For years the brethren
slabs, more with moss-grown rocks church with their^re-firn.-
and others in unmarked and unknown ed over their schoo^■-, sO-
graves. They are certainly worthy ! gatherings with the .. -a
of honorable mention. “never to be suri ri.'-eu' .
Turn the historic clock back to the wise diplomacy and i-:
mittees have been appointed to in- Oll'er sections of the world | ,Jays antedating 1790, what and whom ' ing with the Indian prever'^r'i open finishing touches” before the en l
terview the present telephone com- j ^^^red no bettor. Some visitations | do -we see? — What? From the day hostilities. 1835 a new era daw- the week,
pany’s officials in order to induce them , destroyed people in a way to rival I the creative fiat wont forth; “Let the ■ ned. The fear and (In ad of a lurk-
to try to give some sort of service, ' infiuenza whose toll of human life is j (Jry land appear”, what is now vari- j ing, treacherous n .or pa.’sed a-
but to no avail. They have been i in the minds of every one. If | ously known as the Land of the Sky, ■ way as the Indian^ wert removed to
coaxed, begged, browbeaten and cus- j we had to-duy a preventive measure the Land of Waterfalls, the Beauti- ! the West. This is th3 pr -per date
sed. but the committees have always against influenza as well proven as we j ful Sapphire Country, was a land be- | of the beginning of pro.-per.ty and the
been told either in plain words or by have against small pox, I believe that | yond the imagination. Through the gradual tranr-formatior a wild
insinuations to go to and stay put. j people everj^nvhere would flock to a- j melenia of ages, it remained a land country into lines leading up to a
vail themselves of it. "Why not set of silence — painful stillness solemi-
zed by the hum of cascade to cascade.
Somewhere beyond unmeasured cen- fathers and mother
turies silence was broken by the gob
teas, assisted by Miss Clayton and
At la<t the citizens have awakened
to the fact that thi; present owners
had no intention of giving adequate
service; but had really bought the
present rotten system with the idea
of selling to some one at a profit.
All day Monday men gathered in
groups to discus the situation with
ourselves earnestly to put small pox
out of business? Some persons, in-
'..od many persons, fear to avail
themselves of vaccination because at
times some one has an inflamed arm
after being vaccinated. In justice
to my fellow physicians of Transyl-
peculiar harbingers of aboriginal in-
vania County I would say, in view of ' vasion.
Prof. N. L. Ponder attended the
teachers’ meeting in Brevard last
Mi.'^s Flannette Talley has been visi
tinp- her sister Mrs. Rusk of Colum
bia, S. C.
Miss JiTlia Morgan, a student of
our school spent Saturday at her home
near Etowah, N. C.
Miss Margaret Wilson, bettei?
known as “Aunt Margaret” has been
f 'ceive “the * corfined to her home and at the pre
sent time is reported to be improv
Several of our people journeyed
to pisgah Forest to hear Rev. A. J.
Justus preach last Sunxlay afternoon.
It seems that this is kind of a sec
ret age in this community fov sever
al people would like to know and have
it explained thru the columns of the
Brevard News why our school is
closing one month ahead of time.
Also why was the name of the “Bet
terment Society” changed to “The
Ladies Aid”? To explain thL^vi
o\e.^ed viting him to address the Joint - As-| things to our people thru the Brevard
sembly. The invitation was accepted j News might mean a better Sunday
nd he entertained a packed hall with j School, also a more speedy complet-
verently bow, for they are worthy, of the most interesting and en- j ion of our new church.
These good men and women, our
and did it well, Th^
Dr, Thomas Dixon, no'^od' author
and playwright, delivered throe ad-
nre:;ses in Raleigh on Thur. day. He
came here primarily to oppose the
bill providing censorship of moving
picture films and to advocate the pas
sage of a bill protecting game in Cur
rituck County, his present home. On
ascertaining that this famous Tar
the.r part Heel v/ould be hero at the time men-
i dru'i- tioned a resolution was adopted by
ble of the American turkey, the beat gery; sowed the seed; .ve are the both branches of the Legislature in-
of the pheasant, the song of the rat- ' reapers. Let us with i
tier and the leap of the deer, the heads to them who so carof
ed out the way for the ch’Ulivn re-
Other centuries may have
the result that over $17,000.00 was, their modern methods to include com : come and gone but in their wake 1 The names that once appeared on the • i i ^ fVi 'nr,
V.-.' o nnm I , , , , i Xne nd.iies LHcti L ctpuLareu on me jovable speeches of the session.
^ ft - - ■ I plete attention to aetail, clean care- | came other denizens of a different j tax jury road mili<-ia and church
pany at ?100.00 a share; with plenty I vaccination is 'the rule.
rosters have disappeared for lack
ought to be re
surrected and put on file fo; the fut
ure historian. J. M. HAMLIN.
If any | type. The yell of the hunter, the
more m\estors wanting to get m on i person vaccinated by any one of ' hoop of the w^arrior, and the whizz of | of male descendants,
the giound oor. i them does suffer afterwards iit is his arrow betoken a new dispensa-
At the meeting held at 8.30 Mon- , due to some indiscretion on the part | tion. These new liege lords of the
day night every man attending was a | of the patient, or if a child those in forest, the Cherokee Indians, stand-
stockholder. , care of the case. j ing as it were on Mt. Pisgah Abra-
It v;as decided to organize a cor-J if a well knowm fact that any | looking North, Ease, South
poration, get a charter and immedi- j injury, even a scratch from a clean ‘ West claimed all they sa^v. Who
ately -o get bu.sy with a brand new I p.-j, or needle, may bccome infected ' invade!
and fi st class system before tlie sum
mer tourists aridve.
'at any time after-its reception. ij Time moved along with un-
am jur.t in receipt of a report from ^tep. The year 1783 found
Jo?. S. Silverstesn acted as State health authorities at Raleigh ; war-worn American colonies free
chairman of the meeting assisted by i that it is prevalent in 32 counties in independent states, hut wh"' o'
G. E. Lathrop as Secretary.
The election of a temporary Board
The marriage of Miss Grace Reid
The directors of the Penrose Cheese
The State - wide stock le.vv bill, in-; Factory held a meeting last Mondajr
troduced in the Senate st eral days . to decide what to do v/ith said factory
! ago, held the centcr of the stage here j hut were unable +o decide whether to
last week and finally ran the gaunt- | change it to an Ice Factory, or ait
let of the two houses on Friday. This I Electirc Light Plant, or a powder
question has come up at each sue- | factory. Gaess they should try
ceeding session of che General As- ; making brick ice cream,
semblv for the pa:;t twenty - five
years, or more. The bill was fought
u iland, N. C., to Mr. Charles W. i bitterly at each turn of the way and
..;«ett of Knoxville, Tennessee, was ' opponents of it are,dying hard. 5Iany
eastei'n members wei'e especially pro-
SGiemv .X at Brevard Thursday after
noon one o’clock. The ceremony
was performed by Rev. C. E. Puett
at his residence.
North Carolina. Why should Tran-^ Cherokee Indian:- " : dnd
syivania County be free from an in- | “s domains are heroes ' ; ,:.6d with |
■ - Not because our people ; » <>'-t--'7 -d - ‘he
vas t on ■
ventive measure. There is now no ' .‘" c.ie families broken,
of Governors to draw up by-laws and
do the other necessary duties took i have availed themselves of the pre-j rf"- -x:.al freedom, but ^
place and are composed of the fol
J. S. Bronifield, Chairman; Fred
Johnson, H. Ransom, C. C. Yongue,
Toxaway on the 8:20 train Thursday
, , , 1 • 5 J morning, stopped over in Brevard
quarentine in this State and people . - ^
travel freely. Remember that the | country prostrate and poverty abroad ;
infective germ persists indefinitely in 1 discontentment and restlessness are
O. L. Erwin, Cos Paxton, Wm. Henry,buildings, in bedding, in clothing,
and G. E. Lathrop as Secretary-treas. | in car seats or wherever it gains a ' ^he impatient saw no pros-
lodging. If exposed to it vaccinate ■ ® speedy return
were married, the party continued
their journey to Asheville, where a
Farmer? of this community took
advantagj of the nice 'weather last
W’eek an J as a result there are several
black riarks arr>und in our river bot
Mr. L. F. Lyday is preparing to
ome additional building to his
home, v/hich will make it one of the
nounced in their opposition and
fought manfully to prevent its pas-
sage. In vain they pleaded for the
right of the people in their respective ■
counties to vote upon the question. ; nicst modern in this community.
But all amendments excepting ctys i xhe B. Y. P. U. is progressing
ic\^ to vote upon the question. But niccly and much good is expected of
all amiendments excepting counties , it in the near future,
from the provisions of the bill were j
voted down and the original measure ' .
The county board of education vis-
reception was given by Miss Guthrie i y/ent through v/ithout change. The
The following is a list of stock
5 shares each.
J. M. Allison, S. M. Macfie, J. S.
•^romfield, H. R. Walker, G. C. Kil
patrick, J. F. Norris, J. H. McLean,
Thos. H. Shipman, W. M. Lyday, C.
C. Yongue, W. E. Bishop & Co., O
L, Ervv'in, Cos Paxton, Brown - Pat
ton Co., T. J. Summey, Transylvania
Tanning Co., J. A. Miller, C. H. Klue
pp?bvg, Plummer & Trantham, W. J.
Wallis, C. C. Hodges, W. S. Ash
worth, L. C. Loftis, H. C. Ransom,
Carr Lumber Co., T. B. Crary, Wm.
One share each:
Miss Mamie Shipman, R. P. Kil
patrick, Miss Rasa Shipman, Alex.
H. Kizer, G. F. Marshall, J. P. Deaver
A. N. Jenkins, G. E. Lathrop, C. K.
Osborne, E. W. Blythe, H. L. Wilson,
at once. The incubative pei'iod of
small pox is about 14 days of vaccin
ation less than 10 days.
W. J. WALLIS.
conditions. Devastation may be en
dured abroad, not meekly at home.
in honor of the bride.
On the following morning the
bride and groom, proceeded on their
Transylvania’s lost hundreds of her way to their future home in Knox-
bcst blood during the days of recon- , Here s wishing them many
r.truction from this point of view. , ^'^d happy days.
Sid Barnett, F. D. Clement, W. Y. Burk, Rockingham, Mecklenburg, j Mrs. Grace Bennett will be at home
Thomason, George Philips, 5 sahres; 1 Iredell and other counties fitted up to her many friends after March 1,
S. F. Allison, 2 shares; W. C. For-! exploring, ostensibly hunting, parties, at 2604 Washington Ave., Knoxville,
which moved westward — Some for Tennessee,
mere diversion, some for adventure, ! -
some for the chase, a few for invest- :
WHO IS MICKIE?
tune, 3 shares; J. W. Burnett, F.
P. Sledge, A. N. Hinton, Mrs. W. E.
Shipman, R. L. Gash, FVank Jen
kins, 2 shares; Welch Galloway, T. I ™ent and still fewer in quest of ai
H. Galloway, Joe Hamlin, Fred John I home away from old scenes'but We have been asked who Michie
son, F. C. King, Wm. A. Band, Chas.
P. White, 2 shares; A. H. King, Mrs.
A. H. King, Ernest Paxton, Rosman,
2 shares; W. S. Price, Sr., R. H. Mor
WANTED — Girl for House work
apply to Mrs. J. E. Loftis, Brevard.
2 t . crd.
all in some way to better present con- is and why so often that we will
ditions. The rippling brooks , and try to explain. Michie is the guy
the few stray trees of the Cherry who is a pillar of the church—on Sun-
Fields (as it was then written) gave days. He’s the town goat. The fel-
the visitors, regardless of their moti- low that butts into every-body’s busi-
ves, a silent welcome and the Indians ness and whom .everyone wants to
thought no evil. After the beginn- pull their chestnuts out of the fire,
ing of this Western exodus many In other words, Michie is a little
came, saw and returned. The few “Devil” of the Printing office.
ited our school recently and made a
. very careful inspection of the school
and the building, and were well pleas
ed v.dth conditions they found.
Best wishes to the News, all its
readers, as well as “Gallias”; please
come again. “Robin Hood”.
CLIPPING FROM ASHEVILLE
new law becomes effective on Jan- •
uary 1, 1922.
The big measures “still in the mak
ing” are the appropriation bills and
the Revenue and Machinery acts.
These are expected from com.mittees
early this week. The Revenue Bill
is practically complete and upon it
rests largely the extent to which the
committee on, appropriations may go i
in parceling out the funds^ ne j Brevard show's that it is not sux-
maintaining the State s educational fgj-ij^g from Municipal Sleeping Sick-
and penal institutions. It is practi- jjggg^ proposes to expend generous
cally certain that all State institutions generous sums of money in making
will receive amounts sufficient to en- community more attractive for
able them to function without handi- to^rigtg.
cap. The public schools will also be |
remembered in a handsome way, while paration for two weeks honest-to-good
the pensions to old soldiers are likely ^ ness work on the ^art of the member-
to be materially increased. | ship. Two sessiol^s a day are not ii^
The closing rush is on and, not un- frequent and three'will be necessary
like previous sessions, the clerks are if “thingfs are to be rounded up” by
feeling the effects of six weeks’ pre-^ March 5th. m