Devoted to the upbuilding
Our Advertisers make
THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 1925
By L. A. AMMON
Friday is chicken truck day, and ,
the price:- will he. hens 18c, and
broiler^ 26c. These are very low
prices for this section for this season, |
and every one is urged to look to
the camps and hotels for a better
if we had a full car of chickens,
we could get 20 cents for hens and
30 cents for broilers. The prices of i
chickens shipped out of the State is
determined largely by the New
York price, which is very poor at
Cedar Mountain section is. without
bean beetles so far this year, and
they are almost praying for their
luck to continue.
The camps around Cedar Mountain
are wanting fresh eggs when they
open up. Only one as vet. Forty
cents is the present price. That is
very much over the Asheville Feder
ation's price of '27 cents per dozen.
The hay crop is cut three-fourths
by drought and hot " weather. *Sov
beans. 'cow -peas, and cane will ma- ,
ture into good hay yet.' Here the :
South hai it over the North m that
they can yet raise a hay -'<? aft*
they sec the normal cro' ">:ts ''been.; -i
cut short. Livestock ' sho '? -i-..- w?
in such sections.
Much Sickness in <
The 'short pastures a. < . ?
cows that are milking h - ,t < .
all manner and kinds of ? ? ' - ? <
sh-ruhs. Some are, poison ?
bad enough to up>et th? ? .- *? '>?
The first" thing to do . .?
poison material out of t
extreme cases, it takes fl
with oil. as the in test u - ?
' alyzed. Better feed , the '
ers some feed at the ?
control that enormous a:
ing awav -part of the
will also, lessen the desi
material. . f
Extension Agent Bla 1
County last week plan;.
Farm Agent a drive t?
seed on all land limed . ;
.Clover seed are dowr ' ' ? I1
. last spring. If we are t . ;
eratively this year, it t.<
your needs~in the 'hands
ty Ag ent or W. E. "Bish
panv. who have agrevd t'
at the same commission ,
Nitrate of So.'.
Many are planning or
soda on corn and-: true! . .
year. Have as vet to-, n
.who says he -has tned i
not well pleased with* i* ?
The soda is esppciall ? .?
hold the color in the lov ? ?
corn at earing time ;
"firing'"-? This gives, th- ?
better support at a
The san?v is true of < 1
track crops where; , a r-' >
growth is needed to kee.
in condition otherwise.
Most people use arou- t- . ? 1
pounds t>er acre / on er r ^
hundred ;n truck crops i- ?>:
potatoes. The cotton ._ > "? e
special distributors for -ir>- ^
thejr crop, but in this -i -1' e
State we depend on h: t1: >u
tion. It is hard to; m;;
dred pounds cover an | s
very little to the stalk y ;"'i '
Some cultivate follov j a
and some pot it on foUo *- -jig lust '
cultivating. The rain J - it
down, so it does not matter tu h
which way you put it or *
erage person would pu A
late for corn if he die t
twice first. The best resu:'^-.
or clay, is to pltit it on
waist high or less. F-.r
number of times is be
rush the- growth ol* th *
beginning to finish.
E. J. Whitmire and S
perimenting with mint sir 'or
Vicks Salve Co. The s< t I - ot
been favorable for the -<?: , a*. is
now making a good star
Vicks wish to grow . , n
drcd acres in -this par- .-'f 1 r - >?' te
if it does well here. T.etV non- -ve
can land the crop and
The Brevard Municipal Hand -ill
give a concert in front of \ .di
torium Theatre Monday irifl 1
15. at 7:00 o'clock. The r>u? .
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Th" chief end of man
$65,000 Local Business
Property Changes Hands
During Past Few Days
Dunns Rock Building
Sold to Mills River
Interests for $20,000
Real estate deals in the business
section of Brevard involving an
aggregate sum of aproximately
$(!5,000 have been made in the last
All transfers have been through
Jocal realty firms and the largest
sales here to out of town interests.
The most centrally located and most
valuable undeveloped property in
Brevard was sold through the firm
of J. H. Tinsley to H. Patterson of
Hendersonville. This lot, situated on
the ^north-east corner of Main and
CaldWvll streets, fronting eighty-four
feet on Main and having a depth of
one hundred feet was sold fo ra con
sideration of $27,000, or $321 per
front foot. '
It is understood that Mr. Patterson
will erect a $75,000. building for his
department store in Brevard. The
building which will be opposite the
Brevard Banking Company's new
home, will be ideally located. It i.
on the principal street and on the
thorough-fare by which most traffic
enters the town. The lot which was
formerly owned by J. S. Silversteep
and W. S. AshWorth, has been unde
veloped since 11*22, when an old
frame structure was condemned.
The Dunnf . Rock Building on
Broad street was recently sold
through the Home. Real Estate Co..
to Dr, S. E. Greenwood and T. A. Al
ien of Mills River, for a consideration
of $20,000. or approximately $286
per fro : foot. This two story brick
t>u;l.iinir with a frontage of seventy
feet and a depth of one hundred and
seventy feet was erected in li?08 b\
the Masonic order and is being use:!
as an office and store building. On
the lower floor are located the Post
Office and two business houses, and
the second floor has six offices and a
large room used by all secret orders
of the town.
It is reported that the Clem< n: 1> r
on Main street adjoining the jewelry
store has been sold to J. S. Siiver
steen and T. H. Shipman. This prop
erty which measures thirty feet o:
Main, with a depth of one hundred
feet, is understood to have been sold
for $210 per front foot or a total of
W. S. Ashworth b?>ught from R. P.
Kilpatrick and Charles Ashworth a
large lot on the south-east corner of
Depot and Railroad streets. The
property has a frontage of fifty feet
on Depot and extends to a depth of
one hundred and twenty-five feet It
also has an opening of fifty feet on
Railroad street. The purchase price
was $5,000. Mr. Ashworth has re
cently opened a lumber yard on De
pot street and will utilize the newly
acquired property for addition to
GALE HAYNES MARRIES
Miss Mary Annie Chambers and
Mr. Hilliard Galbraith Havnes were
married in Spartanburg, recently, the
Rev. R. F. Morris officiating.
Mr. Havnes is the son of Prof. L.
B. Havnes. of Brevard, and will be
remembered by many as a frequent
Brevard summer visitor. Mr. and
Mrs. Havnes are now spending their
honeymoon at Connestee Cove Camp
with Mr. Haynes' father and sister.
Mrs. S. C. Morris.
GRADUATES WITH HONORS
Randall Everett, son of Mr. and
Mrs. R. W. Everett, was a member
of the graduating class of the Ashe
ville School for Boys, and completed
his course of study iij that institu
tion the past week with high honors.
During the four years he received
first honors, averaging over 80 on
all subjects throughout the entire
time. He was active in school ath
letics. being captain of the foot ball
team, and was secretary and treas
urer of his class the past year.
Randall will return to the Ashe
vrlle School next year for a post
graduate course, preparatory to en
tering Yale the following year.
A. A. QUEEN KILLED
BY LOCAL TRAIN
Alfred A. Queen, of Catawba, su
pervisor of the Murphy and Toxaway
divisions of the Southern Railway,
died at a Hendersonville hospital on
Thursday morning of last week, as
a result of a head-on collision with
the local passenger train near the
edge of Hendersonville.
Both the motor car and the train
were reported to have been making
around twenty miles per hour. Mr.
Queen's companion forsaw the col
lision and jumped from the car. He
was practically uninjured.
Mr. Queen's body, borne on the
engine which crushed his head and t
practically tore away his right shoul
der. was removed as soon as the train
could be "stopped and was hurried to
a hospital, but never regained con
sciousness and succumbed to his in
juries within the hour. The body
was taken to Catawba where inter
ment was made Friday.
IMPROVEMENTS BEING MADE
AT FRANKLIN HOTEL
The Franklin Hotel is being re mod- 1
eled inside and out and additions
made to the already spacious accom
odations of this popular resort hotel. I
The dining room and all the halls ?
are undergoing extensive improve
ments in the way of decorating and
repapering. A two story addition to
the east wing, including four bed
rooms and oaths, is in the process of
erection. A screened-in porch at the
rear of the building will add conveni
ence and comfort. The work novr j
under construction will be completed
in time for the advent of the numer
ous guests expected during the tourist
Dr. B. B. Todd, the genial hotel
manager, planned this additional con
traction work. M. A. Case, of Bre
vard, is contractor.
EPiSf opTl camp to i
OPEN HERE JUNE 19
The Episcopal Churches of the
Diocese of South Carolina will con
duct a young people's camp in Bre
vard at Camp Transylvania for two
weeks, beginning June 19 and con
tinuing through July 2. The object
of the camp is to afford a short
time of study, recreation and re>:
in the mountains.
The mornings will be devoted to ;
the study of the Bible, denomina- '
tional books, and various activities of
the Episcopal Church, and the after
noons and evenings to rest and rec
reations. An able faculty will con
duct the various courses of study of
fered during this two week period.
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MRS. JOHN ALDEN HINE
IS HIGHLY HONORED
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Breese are in
receipt of the following telegram
from their son-in-law in Little Rock,
Arkansas, under date of June 3, rel
ative to their daughter, Mrs. John
"Margie won first prize and purse
of gold today at the Arkansas State
Convention of Authors and Com
posers. on her story 'Justice,' which
the judges unanimously pronounced
the finest piece of realistic fiction of
the year. They will market for her,
giving her all serial screen rights and
royalties and will enter it in the
Obrien collection of short storie;;.
Margie is naturally in the clouds, and
has a right to be.
Mrs. Hine will be remembered as
Margie Breese, the oldest daughter
of Mr', and Mrs. W. E. Breese. She
has been married quite a number of
years and is the mother of ' three
i children. Mr. and Mrs. Hine and
; family have been making1 their home
in Little Rock for the past six
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Local Building Projects
During Past Six Months
FELIX E. ALLEY IS IN
RACE FOR CONGRESS
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Democrats and friends throughout
all North Carolina are jubilant over
the decision made la.st week by Hon.
Felix E. Alley to make the congres
sional race for the tenth district.
Mr. Alley, a native of Western I
North Carolina, having been born in ;
Jackson County, has never before
consented to allow his friends to en- j
ter his name in the congressional !
Mr. Alley is a leader in his profes
sion. .He has one of the largest prac
tices in Western North Carolina, and
is a member of the bar of live States:
North and Sitath Carolina, Virginia,
Tennessee and Georgia.
In 1915 Mr. Alley represented
Jackson County in the Legislature,
and in 1910 he was elected solicitor
of the 20 judicial district. He was
an elector for Woodrow Wilson in I
1916 and again for Cox in 1920.
$5.00 OFFERED FOR BEST
NAME FOR CAMP
It. E. I?awrence, who has been
building a lake on the right of thi
road to Rosmah, about two miles out
of Brevard, is now offering a prii-i
of five dollars in gold for the be-ji
name for a camp at the same place
Mr. I .awrenee is from Shelby, anu
it is of interest to know that he will
add another camp to the string al
ready around Brevard. The place i.s
iuvessibl efrom Brevard, as the n?a..
which turns into it goes up th;
railroad and crosses, the lake being
not more than half m.le off im ii.gn
wnv. It will be open this summei
to bothers generally.
The names submitted should bt
sent by mail to J. II. Tinsley K ,ea!
Estate (. mipany, arid should be
dated, so that in case of any tw?
suggesting the same succesful name,
the earlier one will win.
OPEN HERE SOON
Joseph Abrams, of Atlantic City,
will open in the very near future, an
up-to-date shoe shop, hat cleaning
and blocking establishment, and la
dies shoe shining parlor, in the new
Whitmire building on Main street,
adjoining Galloway's Millinery Store.
Mr. Abrams claims to be a first
class shoemaker, and not a shoe
butcher. He has had 33 years' ex
perience in the shoe making business,
and succeeds his father, who for 65
years was in the same line of busi
ness. Mr. Abrams, having the ad
vantage of knowledge gained from
the past 100 years of experience, is
thus thoroughly qualified to produce
work of only the highest character.
He is in a position to do expert
repair work and to make shoes for
anybody, guaranteeing a perfect fit
and entire satisfaction. A thorough
ly modern electrical equipment wiil
be installed to be used in connection
with his shoe and hat business.
Mr. Abrams is offering three prizes
to the persons submitting the best
name for this new establishment.
The first prize will be $15, the sec
ond, $10, and the third, $5. The
name should convey the idea of the
line of business engaged in, including
both shoe and hat. ^ny one is eli
gible to enTer this contest, but only
one name will be allowed each per
son. The contest begins Thursday,
June 11 and runs one week, closing
Thursday, June 18. Each one sub
mitting a name must be sure to put
his or her name and address on the
slip of paper with the prize name,
and address same to Joseph Abrams,
General Delivery, Brevard, N. C.,j
getting same in mail not later tha?i
Thursday, June 18. Any further in
formation regarding the contest may
be obtained by seeing Mr. Abrams.
Watch this paper for page adver
tisement announcing the opening.
Pick out the best grain and save
it for seed tin's fall.
Local Workmen Are
Employed in Major
Part of Construction
Brevard is indeed in the building
boom and has without ^ >abt put hvi
self on the map within Me past c
months by the erection of m . i \v
business buildings, all but one of
which are now complete and actively
engaged in their various pursuits of
business. The sum total cost of the
nine structures aggregate approx
imately $200,000, and it will be
noted with interest and pride that
local workmen were employed to a
greater or less extent on each one .
of the projects.
The list, in order of expense of
Brevard High School Building
Estimated cost, $90,000 ; three i
story building, 114 by 146 feet, of
faced brick, located on Broad street;
stage .'?6 by 72 feet; architect, <"ui:
ningham & Cunningham. Greenville. ,
S. C., contractors. Jordan Building]
Company. Greenville, S. G. ; superin-j
tendent construction work, K. C. j
Neil). Brevard; electrical contractor.)
I.. ('. Loftis, Brevard. BuibHng will'
be ready for occupancy for the fa.
term of school which opens in Sep
tember with W. W. Hanaman, prin
Brevard Banlcing Company
Estimated cost. $541,000.; two story
building. 60 by 100 feet of pressed
brick with sand finish, located on
Main and Caldwell streets; architect.
Earl G. Stilwell, Hendersonville;
contractors, J. M. and K. P. Kilpat
rick, Brevard. Buildinu completed
and ready for occupancy April.
T. H. Shipman, president.
Tinsley Realty BuHdin;
Estimated cost. $25,000; two story
building, 40 by 100 feet, of faced
brick, located on Main street; arch
tect, contractor and supervisor of
construction work. J. H. Tinsley, ;
Brevard; building completed and j
ready for occupancy April, 1925. J.
H. Tinsley, owner, and manager of
Tinsley Real Estate Company.
Estimated cost, $25.uo0; two story
building. 42 1-2 by 75 feet, of tapes
try brick, located on Main street ;
architect, W. H. Harris, Brevard;
contractor, M. A. Case, Brevard.
Building completed and ready for
occupancy May, 1925. \\ . H. Harris,
Bagweli Grocery Store
Estimated cost, $5,200; two story
brick building, 20 by 44 feet, located
on Caldwell street; architect. Earl
G. Stilwell, Hendersonville; contrac
tor, J. M. and R. P. Kilpatrick. Bre
vard. Building completed and ready
for occvipancy March. 1925. Miss
Emma Bagwell owner and manager.
Estimated cost. $1,500; one story
frame building, 40 by #0 feet, lo
cated on Cascade Avenue; architect.
J. C. Hendrix, Brevard; contractor,
Charlie Jaimson, Brevard. Building
completed and ready for occupant
May, 1925. J. C. Hendrix, owner
Kilpatrick Filling Station
Estimated cowt, $1,500; one story
cobble stone buihling. 28 by 40 fee:,
located in North Brevard; architect
and contractor, D. P. Kilpatrick.
Brevard; stone work. Doc Wright,
Brevard; electrical wiring, Harold
Norwood, Brevard; plastering. Bryan
Gravley, Brevard. Building complet
ed and ready for occupancy May.
1925. D. P. Kilpatrick, owner and
Martin Filling Station
Estimated cost, $1,500; one story
frame buildfng. 34 by 40 feet, located
in N< -th Brevard; architect. S. F.
Allison, Brevard ; contractor, J. N.
Cathey, Brevard; electrical wiring.
L. C. Loftis, Building cpmpleted
and ready for occupancy May. 1925.
S. F. Allison, owner; L. P. Martin,
Sapphire Filling Station
Estimated cos?, $1,000; one story
brick building, located on Broad
street; architect and contractor.
Judson McCrary, Brevard. Building
completed and ready for occupancy
April, 1925. Judson McCrary and
G. D. Shufont, owners and managers.
THE PRAYER CORNER
THE HARD BITS OF LIFE
A charming writer .says, "Think
of the tremendous value to us uf the
hard bits of life, and of the Icr.g
j weary stretches of monotonous tiuli
ne.ss! How poor -we should be if
had not gone through them. At least
these may be of incalculable worth,
if we make the most of them."
The daily exercise of patience, the
faithful doing of work which ap
pears to be unnoticed by al Ibut Go<t
and the angels, the determined turn
uig away from the contemplation of
ones own little pains and worries.
These things which seem trr.uJ
when taken singly, are building
strength and courage and He jtnow.i
acter, and this strength and courage
slowly wins u personal possession
which cannot be taken away from tne
victorious soul. We ask God for
strength and courage and He Kor?#.s
that we can only win them by hi.rd
tight ? so He gives the chance to
gain the victory over wearine-> ;jnd
If we take difficulties, trials a'.d
petty vexations of every day a:- gilts
from God, as intended for our per
fecting in the beauty of hoiine\s,
then we can lind good reason to ?e
glad and rejoice before God ? yea to
exceedingly rejoice, not only in umj
sunshine, but also in the cloudy and
God Wants us to do great thir.gs
for Him, but let us not doubt H?
love, if He first prepares and makes
us strong by daily drill and exercise.
It would not be real kindness to or
der a man forward to a difficult and
glorious ta>k, when his strength ?
so small that he must surely fuiL
Strength for a hard strain is buil; up
day after day. quietly and un> or>
And it may even be that *n Go?l s
eyes, the joyous service, poured out
ungrudgingly as a willing sacrifice
Him in quiet homes where it wins
live praise of men, is far ura.ider
than many acts of extraordinary b?:
roilm which excite the admiration of
A PRAYER FOR THE HARD BITS
O Almighty God, our Heavenly
Father, we thank Thee for the hard
bits of life. How poor we should
have been if we had not gone
through them, if we had not ma<ie
the most of them.
The daily exercise of patience, :be
faithful doing of work which aj>
pears to be unnoticed by all but Thee
and the angels, the determined
turning away from the contemplation
of our own little pains and worries;
these things which seem trivial when
taken singly are building strength
and courage into our character, and .
this strength and courage slowly won
is a personal possession which cannot
be taken away from the soul. Give _
us th*t strength and courage, our
Father God, so shall we gain the vic
tory over' weariness anji discourage
Help us to take the difficulties, du
ties. trials and petty vexations of
every day as gifts from Thee, in
tended for our perfecting in the
beauty of holiness, then we shall find
good reason to be glad and rejoice
before Thee, not only in the sun
shine, but also in the cloudy and
Most gracious God, Thou wouldst
have us do great things for Thee;
but let us not doubt Thy love, if
Thou dost first prepare and make us
strong by daily trial and exercise,
so shall our joyous service poured
out ungrudgingly as a willing sacri
fice to Thee in quiet homes where it
wins little praise of men, be far
grander than many acts of extra
ordinary heroism which excels the
admiration of the world and the
praise shall be given to Thee, Father,
Son, and- Spirit, now an<i forever,
? C. D. C.
GROUP OF ENGINEERS NOW
AT CAMP SAPPHIRE
A group of civil enginerrs
from Chapel Hill arrived the first of
the week and are located at Camp
Sapphire for a period of eight weeks.
Competent instructors are among thtt
number, and the purpose is to 'gain
experience and practice in their line
of work, together with the advaa*
tapes of an outing in the mountains*