Devoted to the upbuilding
1 r eva r d.
THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 1925
No. J1 _
Our Advertisers make
By L. A. AMMON
Mr. John Wilson is building a nice
eleven-room t'orm home on the hill i
facipg Enon school.
Mr. Wade Lyday has completed a
large barn, and is terracing his land
and expects to have a real farm in
the future. ;
C. V. Shuford has pulled more
stumps tins year than ail the rest of
the County. Mr. Snuford allows that
fanners uo more have time to plow
around stumps, let alone set on tin in.
Four cars of lime. were unloaded
last week and three for this. l?et
clover follow the lime and you get
twice as much value from your lime.
.Miss Julia Deaver is planning a
corn and clover rotation on iier place
in oriier to keep the land up. Who :
will be next?
A number of peopie will try a .-mall ;
amount of celery this year, with the
idea of getting familiar with its cul
L)r. Castieberry is having a \uca-j
tioii; due .>? thv' State's funds running ;
short. While he waits to do genera! j
veterinary woiui u r. Castieberry has |
finished ali but Gloucester anil iia
found only thirteen head of T. B.. j
cattle. This is less than three-tenths i
of one percent, which will give us a
certificate of freedom for three
years, l.'p North they feel proud
when they lind as low as twenty-five
perct nt. Vermont went forty-live
The unusual cold snap did not do
m-uch damage to fruit as estimated
fro.:; j resent observations.
Eaily cabbage plants and baby
chickens are rushing the mails com
ing into Brevard these days.
Mrs. Joinv Kngland lists herself
among the commercial poultry rais
ers for next year by planning on
over two-hundred. She prefers the
To. notch fat cattle are bringing
eight cerus in nearby Counties.
Fertilizer prices have not broken
yet. The cheapest way to buy is to
buy rich geods and send cash with
order. Let m gnbors make up carlo,
orders and make the" dealers bid. It
has reduced the price from.one lo two
dollars, per ton already.
Don't ask for time prices from th -
companies, you cannot afford to
their rate of interest when some in
dividual or. your bank will loan you
the money for half the interest.
Grass seed and oats should be in
the ground in ten days. The early
oat dodges the rust.
Since Prof. Newman's article in I
the Progressive Farmer on carpi . |
grass and lespedza came out. 1 haw
had many inquiries about these two
crops. Carpet grass is not supposed j
to live w!k.c the thermometer drops
to ten above or lower in winter. The
lespedesa will do quite well here a.
a pasture clover or for soil building. ?
Cost of seeding with these is higher
than with our other common grasses
and clovers. Carpet grass weighs IS
pounds p.-rbushei and the present
price is around fifty cents per pound.
It tyke< a bushel per acre. Japan
clover weighs -o pounds l>er bushel;
a bushel per acre, and costs around
30 cents per pound.
Received a nice letter from the
Postoffue Department saying that
they had sent an inspector to look
over the Hrevard-to-Greenville mail
route, and that they hoped to gL'
the farmers service on this road.
Mr. Warren, the new secretary o
the Chamber of Commerce, is a sure
friend of the farmer, so drop in and
talk with him when in town.
Did you know that you can get
blue print plans of .most any kind
of a house the farmer ever builds
from the County Agent. Drop in on
Saturdays and he will explain.
The farm homes are planning on
feeding yet more of our summer
tourists. A few more water lines, a :
few more bath tubs, electric lights, '
and bette r gardens are some of the j
preparations that are being made, j
What are you town boarding houses j
going to do? Fresh vegetables front'
your own County will be the best
thing you can do. Have some farmer
grow your vegetables for you by j
contract or some how.
The worst thing in the County is <
the feeling that the farmers have, in !
that local handlers of produce Had!
rather buy outside at greater cost to
consumer, than to buy from local
producers. This seems quite true at
times, but there must be a reason. I
hsvc seen enough to know that lack
of pack and quality is the big reason
Let's put our goods on the market in
best qual'ty and in the same pack as
BREVARD BANKING CO.
TO MOVE INTO NEW
On Monday morning, March 1G,
the Brevard Banking Company win
open lor business in its new home,
lacated on the corner of Main am.
The new building is one of tin
most handsome- and commodious
banking houses in the state for
town anywhere near the size bl' Bre
vard. The structure is built 01 stec!
and brick with a handsome limiestom
trout, arid the exterior walls of bull
colored pressed brick. Outside dinicu.
sions are oi> by 100 feel, aproxnn
aiely 40 Uei high.
Gray marble',, with bronze grills
and walnut woodwork form th.~ in
terior finish w.'ih light admitleu
through tail windows equipped w.tft
Meei n?ii. i he electric lighting fix
tures-' are of modern and pleasing de
sign. f lic ouilumg contains one story,
with a balcony and a basement'- 111
winch, is located the healing plant,
and a large storage vault.
O.n the mam floor are the work
ing rooms of the bank s force of eni
i'ieyees, che oil ice of the executives,
a ia-iies room, and the main safe and;
a large vault containing nearly -iOU
individual safety-deposit vaults, 't he
uirniiurc is all new, handsome ma-,
hbgaiiy with heavy bronze liltmgs. ;
ihe ?" structure was designed by
Earl (j. istuweli, of ? Hendersonville, ?'!
as architect, anu the construction
was in ciiaige 01 J. M. and K. P. Kil
j.a;nvk, 01 wrevard, as general con-1
i. actors,. iuinuure and fixtures were'
auypi.td by ,j. i\ Wonlack and Com
pany ot Atlanta, G'a. I
Omy i he tines, I materials obtain-'
auc v. ere used in tiie building, which
wncii completed ' will represent an ii'i
ve.stmen; ul aproximately ijtf 5,000.
ine III cvaru Banking Company is!
one of the imiesc ami st-rongesi linan- "
.. U'stiauioiis in Western Worm
i a. . ilma. with a capital stock ot
?,-> i ..'i .ii(<0, a sa.'pius oi $4y,(H)y, ue
. ?. o'l ;ai? total resources of iiioie
It wa> organized in 1. iS 1> 1 ' . Thomas '
. .i.j.u.aa is j.'iesaient and m ao- !
i.i\e cuage of the operations oi iiie :
Jos. o. i!uvc?*?.-ioen is vice- pres- '
"ie.nt, ,i'?. L>. Lyon is cashier, ?vnh ,
A:.. ?lie i... Sinpman as assistant cash-'
ier. The board of directors includes |
Tli.-s. li. Shipman, Jos. S. Silverstee.i, i
W. S. Ashwyrih, C. C. Vongue, li.
Vv. Everett, C. E. Orr and U . Ai. '
Through times of financial st re. ? '
the Brevard Banking 'Company has
jrto'.id as a bulwark, serving iraiisyi
vania County and the busines inter-'
c.-t-s of Brevard. I'he officers of the 1
bank are among th_- .most popuiar,
and . I'espeeivd citizens of the com- j
ui unify, and the institution numbers'.
among its customers a large number
of farmers, business men in aH lines]
as well as individuals of moderate
In erecting a new building to'
house its activities, the Brevard
Banking Company did so with the de
ire to render even better service to j
its many customers, as weil as to- on- j
tain mure commodiqus quarters in j
which to house its constantly growing
business. The fact that -this hand-;
some bulidmg has been erected in the !
heart of the business district of Bre
vard is ample evidence of the confi
dence which the officers and direc- ^
tors o'l" the institution feel in the fu-'
tare of Brevard and Transylvania :
Organized by and closely affiliated
with the Brevard Banking Company
is the Brevard Building and Loan
Association, which has done much to
promote home ownership and home
building in Brevard and Transylvania
County. This, association is among
the strongest of its kind in the en
tire State, and is growing steadily
The following land sales were
transacted from March 1 to the pres
Ollie J. Perry to Mt. Moriah\
church; Roy Long and wife to Emily
Cooley Wessinger; Board of Educa
tion to Rufus McCall; E. R. Welch
and wife to Emily Cooley Wessinger.
the other fellow and try that. The [
best salesmen of farm produce in this i
County are those who take what
seems to mosot, unreasonable pains
in having everything just so. They
sell along other tracks. If it pays a
few it will pay all. Courage and pa
tience to do it is what we need to
Complete Facts On Street Issue
Set Forth By C. of C. Directory
* "? . v.- : >
Tlu- board of directors of the Bre
vard Chamber of Commerce, at iti
meeting on Tuesday evening,
adopted the following resolution and
ordered that it be published in the
Brevard News, for the information
of all concerned. The directors made
it quite plain at the riieetinng thai,
the organization was not offering or
expressing any opinion, in the mat
ter whatsoever, but simply wanted j
the facts brought out so that all cit
izens may see just what the present
status is in regard to the bond issue
for street improvements:
Whereas the ? Brevard Chamber oi'
Commerce initiated the movement
for a bond issue of $100,000 to pro
vide for street and sidewalk im
Whereas it was principally through
the efforts of the Brevard Chamber
of Commerce that Transylvania
Countys Representative in the Gen
eral Assembly of North Carolina in
troduced, and secured the passage oi
an act to permit the "own of Brevard
to issue the said $100,000 worth of
street improvement I oiids and
Whereas there seeiaa to be some
misunderstanding among ihe citizen.:
oi Brevard as to the details of this
movement and as to the sale of the
said bonds by the Board of Aldermen
of the Town of Brevard and as to
the details oi a contract entered into
between the Town of Brevard and
Gilbert &. While and Co., by the
terms of which tile said Gilbert E.
White and Co., will furnish engineer
ing services to the Town oi iiiv.vaiu
in the planning and construction ox
tne improvement* provided for in
tot axOi esaul Uoiiii issue
Iherefore, be it resolved by the
Board oi Directors oi the L>.:. va. ?.
Chamber oi Coiuine.ce mat ?.no .sec
retary opieatl upon the mifiuies Oi
this meeting the above resolution
>Mid i urtner liiat the secretary in
conjunction syj-li tne town tie.u-. i !
the i own oi brevard, snail prepaid
alia ?cause Vo be published ..t
Brevard News to be issued 'i ijlursJa;'
Aiarcn 12th, this resolution together
wuh suen facts pertaining ku ili.s
bona issue and to any contracts en
tered n:to py the Board pC Aldermen
ot the. T.jwn oi Brevard in pursuance
of tins bond issue anil oi tne o.ijevts
of tiiia boii.l .issae, as may 'appear o
Ai;(i Further <.:)a. the .>c ert tary v
toiij unction ivith i;ie iuV... cicru
Brevara prepare and include in are
publication aioi'esaid inl .ii.- ures . aim
tables relative to wn- . u.?iou
the taxable property w: aid in
such manner as lo.siii/v jj..t now the
money to pay tl'.e nitoie.a and prin
cipa; sum as provided lor in the is
suance of the aiorcsaid bonds w.ii
be secured and paid.
And be it fiii't lie r resolve 1 that ii
is the sense of this meeting that the
Board of Aidermen of the Town oi
Brevara has handled the transaction
involved in the sale of the afo esaul
bond issue in a creditable manner and
for the best interest of the tax pay
ers of the Town of Brevard.
And it is further understood that
this resolution is solely for the pur
pose of stating the facts m connec
tion therewith and information for
Feb. 18, 1925.
Board of Mayor and Aldermen,
Brevard, North Carolina.
For One Hundred Thousand
($100,000.00) Dollars Town of Bre
vard, North Carolina, 5 3-1 percent I
Bonds,; dated March 1st., 1925, ma- J
turing without option prior payment
serially from five to thirty years,
from date, said serial arrangements
to be in accordance with the Act au
thorizing same; Principal and semi
annually interest payable at some
bank in New York, we will pay you j
par plus accrude interest to date of
delivery and a premium of $1500.00
upon delivery of the bonds to us at
Nashville, Tennesee. This contract
is void only upon said price being
raised by Braun Bosworth and Co.,
otherwise to be in full force and ef
fect. We will pay all expenses of
printing and attorneys opinion.
This offer is conditioned upon said
bonds being properly authorized and
upon their receiving the unqualified
approval of our Attorneys as to le- j
gality of issue and sale and the suf
*>dent tax and taxing to pay
principal and Intev.st v.' tVu
to furnish certified transcript.
We hand you herewith our certified
good faith cheek No
for $2, 000.00 to be held by you un
cashcd, and to be forfeited as liq
uidated damages, if we fail to comul j ,
with the terms of chi3 agreement;!
Otherwise, io be returned to us cC
delivery ot bonds, 01 if our Attorneys'
: decline to approve the bonds. j
CALDWELL &. COMPANY, j
By Vv . In. iisee.
Accepted this listh day of
February, lDiio by liesoiution
T. M. MITCHELL, Mayor.
ALEX 11. ivi/.iMi., Ciiy Clerk
Durham, N. C.,
Feb. S.i, l'J2o.
'l iie Mayor and Board of Aldermen
of the Town of Brevard, N. C.
We hereby propose and agree to
serve as your Consulting Engineers
in the design and supervision of the
proposed street improvements for the
Town of Brevard, N. C., and to fur
nish all the engineering services on
the work necessary to carry forward
the work of construction to comple
tion, all as set forth more specific
ally as follows:
(a.) Make all the necessary
studies, investigations, and collect by
transit and ievi 1 surveys ail data
necessary in planning the work; pre
pare profiles of all streets which it
is proposed to pave or otherwise im- j
prow ; design the storm drainage ant:
prepare plans thcrfor to cover ai.
the streets proposed for paving, '
make all necessary drawings in com
plete and proper form for letting the i
work of construction advantageous^. '
(b. ) Prepare and furnish speci-,
iications in detail covering the con
struction of the work and the mater
ials that enter into the same; prepare
an estimate of the cost of the works
as a guide to secure prdper priete.?
for furnishing of materials ami io.
tile co.se. uctio;i ; ptepaire and fur
nish form of pro'po.-?:l- 1 and insi.. ac
tions to bidders, under which i?id.:
. hali be .received; 'prepare and fur
nish form of contract under whir.,
materials shall lie furnished an I lii,
work of construction executed, 't hree
copies of specifications and form oi
certrait shall be furnished.
(c.) Assist and advise you in ad
vertising for and' receiving bids an.:
in. awarding contracts for material
(th) Direct the v.'ork as ConsuL
ing Engineers and make visits to Liu
work during the construction, an.,
guard and protect the best intcre. t.
of the Town of Brevard to the bos;
of our ability throughout the employ
Furnish on the work at our own
cost, an experienced assistant en
gineer as Resident Engineer during
the construction, ami such, other, as
sistants as may be necessary to sur
vey for lines and grades and to in
spect on the ground.
\e.) For concrete and sheet as
phalt paving: After the contract t'.'a.;
been made and when the contractor
is ready to start work we will make
the- customary tests of materials nec
essary to determine their suitability
for use in the work; that is samples
of sand, asp-halt, asphalt filler and
Portland Cement. We will furnish an
inspector equipped with necessary
apparatus for making such tests at
the paving mixture plant that he may i
intelligently direct the manufacture
of the pavment. This inspector will
be in attendance while the work is car
ried on, and will make tests fre
quently in order to secure as near
as practical uniformity of product.;
At the end of each day he will make
' a detailed report on the day's work. 1
;f.) Once each month we will
mak j up estimates of the total i
amount of work done during the pre-j
ced:ng mcr.th, together with the to-!
tal cost thereof itemized ? and these ;
estimates will be approved for the
purpose of making payment to the
Upon completion of the contract!
we Will make up final estimates of
the entire amount of work done, with
itemized costs, and approve same for
final settlement with the contractor.
Records will be made and furnish
ed to the Town showing the loca
tion of all gas, water, and sewer
mains laid under our supervision.
(g.) Upon the completion of the
paving in any district we will work
out the assessments again: t each
(Continued on Editorial
CALLED ktETiM) OF
A meeting of all retail merchant/,
automobile dealers, and others in th?
retail trades in Brevard has been j
called for Thursday night at 7 :S(? '
o'clock in the Chamber of Commerce ;
The purpose of the meeting Thurs
day night will be to organize a re
tail Merchants Bureau of th" Cham
ber of Commerce. The hoard of di
rectors of the Chamber of Commerce |
at its meeting Tuesday evei.ing, au
thorized and directed that this bu
reau will be elected at the meeting
Thursday night, and other matter, o:
business will be taken up. It \va.
stated that no additional membership
fee will be required of member.? 01
the Retail Merchant's Hureau, pt
their membership in the Chamber of
Other bureaus authorized by the
board of directors include ;i Woman'. I
Bureau, a Real Estate Hureau and ai: ]
Agricultural Bureau. These three
will be organized at once.
The most complete underground i
distillery ever found in this .section
of the country was captured in the
early hours of Wednesday morning [
some twenty miles from Brevard in
Jackson County by a party of Feder
al officers headed by United States
Deputy Marshal! Swann and Chief
Field Officer V'. E. Grant.
Jasper Owen, f>r>, and his son
Balconib Owen, St), were arreste:!
and brought before United State^
Commissioner A. E. Hampton of
Brevard, charged with violation of
the Federal Prohibition Laws. Fol
lowing a preliminary hearing, boiu
men were committed to jail in de
fault of bond, $i,o0() being re
quired of the faher and $.">00 of tht
The distillery alleged to have been
owned and operated by ihe Owe.:
Was one of the huge ', ami certainly
the most elaborately fitted up ol' any
discovered in Western North Caro
lina in many years, according to
Deputy Marshall Swann. The cop
pfer still with a capacity of !>o gailor.s,
with all the necessary equipment fol
ks operation was concealed in a
large room, built underground. Water
pipes were run into the underground
room by pipes from a stream several
hundred feet away, while smoke Iron:
the distillery was curried several
hundred feet in the other direction
before being allowed to discharge
into the air. Grass and fruit trees
were planted in the earth covering
the room, and every art of the land
scape gardner wire used to conceal
the whereabouts of the outfit.
Several gallons of corn whiskey,
and about 700 gallons of beer were
found by the officers.
Those assisting in the raid were,
in addition to Deputy Marshal:
Swann, and t hief Field Agon; Gran.. I
W. S. Hutchinson, C. M. Jervis. V\ . j
Vv. Owens, ;;'l Federal Prohibition
Agents, arid Charles Jamison, a ci
izen deputi;:eo to as.;ist the officers.
CREDIT UNION LAW AMENDE!.
Raleigh, N". C., March 11. ? ( red: J
Unions will in the iututv b> know: 1
as "Saving and Loan Associations.' i
according to a recent amendment to !
the law, states George Ross, chief of,
the State Division of Markets. The
amendment also increases the powei
of thes$ local organizations to ho.
row money, reduces the- reserve to hi
kept on deposit in banks, provides for
the guaranty of contract and- maker
provision for a strong centrai organ,
Recent marketing activity by the
Division will help the poultry farmcrr!
of the State in disposing of Fneit ,
eggf at a profit. The Division has ad- \
ded an assistant to V". W. Lewis, i
livestock marketing specialist, a :
efforts are being rr.arie to secure eoid
storage facilities fo u:-p!y ; eg-.-. 1
Two carloads of "urpHis eggs h " I
been sold by ihe J . irion in the las
Some boetlcgg-j". j w:ll get a b:.
namp: r ' "y ran ?rcfv.ir
IKE PRAYER CORNER
Our Tomorrow;.! What, heart would
be without them? In childhood they
arc* a.; ro:;y-hucd :ts tin* dawn, an!
wc run to -meet thvm oiir . . t ? 1
young feel as swift as iiioii.di 011
soaring wind's. Care fin* and ha; : y,
we close our sleepy eyes at ni.eul,
our last fond thought of the <?.?!:? ::if
day, our golden cli an..; mad:* bright,
by thai one sweet hope tomotr. ..
in lifes giave prime, we look ! t
ward with less eagerness to tin
dawn of our tomorrows. Time has
become a reality, and the earnest n< ss
of living and being fills us with ;m
awed curiosity, as we think of ? h
Contact with the world has rold.< d
us of some of our childish faith. 1
grieve to say, hut a c.ilm !*n:ir..;'i:
posseses u , and We >*, i in. 1:1 i. ..it
resolution to meet tomorrow bravely,
l?e it what it may, and when the y? ar*
have gathered on our h?*ads. .. >1
have left, their silver threads ab**\e
our brows, the eager hope.-: i?f \ ?? ti I ? i ,
the courage of our older years, ami
all that made us long for brigh: .?<
morrows, shall nit rge in.<> a re *. .!
peace ? The 'Waiting Time of I.ifi
when we shall listen for our l.ord
softly call, "Dear, tired hc.-.ii. '?
up and see The Dawn, "lis < i ? ?? i To
A PRAYER FOR OUR
O Lord of Today and Tomorrow,
waken in us once more, our i i. i !
hood thoughts about tomorrow-!. Ta!-..
us back again to those day.- wia..
care free and happy, v.e ?*i ? - - ? i <? :
eyes at night, our last fond tinaigr '
of the coming day, oui gold ?
dreams made bright by 1 1 ? ; * ? > ?
sweet hope "Tomorrow.'
In life's grave prime, when .
reach it, we look forwa:d w:.i: !.
eagerness to the dawn of . o;i:<<i r< v.
for time has become a r? :*. i . : ...
the earnestne. of iivr.g '??
fills us with an awed cm ; . ?
! hink <d' ea-h < ouiiv.g day.
Contact with the win', i t.a . ???n.?d
us. or will i ei> us of ..
childish faith, but graat 'hat cal. i
courage may possess us, and ii"lp as
to go forth with a re.-'oluiioii
tomorrow bravely, o<- it what it
And when the years have ;.t h
ered on our lu-ads. a r ?< i !*?'. I ..i -d
ver theads above our brow.-, h.-n,
dear Lord, may the eager nop. of
years, ami all that made us lone
our faith, the courage <-i ...ii ?? 'ie:*
years, and all .that made u - ion;.. '
bright tomorrows, merge in-" a rest
ful peace ? The Waiting Ti:.v- oi . .!>?
? when we shall listen to;- I h-.-e
Lord of Today and I oin?-; . > ?? . ? >
softly call, "Dear tired !???;. :*:.
ujj and see the Dawn ? i is bo.! . :
morrow." (IraM it to u-:, i^ur !' a.h.-r.
for the Dear Savior's sake. A,:;...
? C. D.
The Sunshine Alius. rels ami Hand
Concert wf! ! be presented :.t the
High School Auditorium Fri my a.:d
Saturday nights of this week.
'lids is st/icily a he u -...! a
production, and is for the beneiit f
the Brevard Municipal Hand i > rala*
motley for the purciisse of unsfu . is
for the band boys. Mr. F. .1. Cutter,
bandmaster is the director, a: I a
pleasant surprise is in stole fur a'!
who come out to see the wotide ! id
work he i- d.dng wi.h ?>ur boys.
No belter opportunity i. afforded
the people of Brevard to show their
appreciation ami i ncourageire \ n
the splendid efforts of Mr. Cutl-.-rard
our own boys than to come c.r .i
full force with capacity houses i>.?.h
AUTOMOBILE COLLiSiON' ON
MAIN STREET SUNDAY
Two automobiles colided Sunday
afternoon on Main street in from of
Harris Machine Shop. One car was
driven by Mr. Duke i oo!e a i l tin*
other by Mr. William/on of Xar.'i
All of the occupants i scaped with
minor injuries, and the damage to
both ears w;'.0 est-r ate.i at about
Mr. llolu-ri Bird,
beer, among the
r~*: ?? ???
bilt Hole*, V. !i . .'ii:
. i'revar.!. iias
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