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AND THE TRYON BEE
YOL. XXV NO. 2
TRYON, N. C. FRIDAY, MAY 16, 1919.
$2.00 A YEAfc
lr tine Called: for. Saturday,. May
J"ee i,fo-t Arrangements for
ofth, i 1 -llvvl
" 'Granj Get -together Celebration,
t' Columbus, on That Day. Dele
tes AAcd For.
Prlumbus, N. C, May 12 1919.
F. Copeland, Editor News:
miod representative meeting
Lthp citizens of Columbus township,
1 W Saturday, "at Columbus, it was
lv votea xnat i-oik county
El have a grand patriotic rally, day
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In V -4LIL H f vy "- '
MthPV a I"' 1111 uc'cfiftww" xium
V, tnWTlSIllM L J meet u uuiumuuci
ieaci.Kv Mav 24th At 3 o'clock
harn to appoint suitable com
wiittPPS 10 Cul l V UUl OUCH X lllUVCIIlClll..
UVinp 101 Wll HOI, JCl CcHJIi uiu
, ...-liini4nVo nAflo. rf cnli
Imeetinp and send as many, delegates
to sa'd meeting as uiey may uesire.
If there ever was a Fourth of July
in 'our history when the flag of .our
country should be displayed and hon
ored, it will be the coming one. As
our young heroes have gone out and
proved to the world in time of war
the value and importance of our flag
and what it represents, let us meet on
khe glorious, fourth ol July and give
expression or our gratitude to tnem,
and renew the fires of patriotism in
our bosoms, to stand for law and or
der in times of peace, and keep ever
afresh those fires that will, in the fu
ture perpetuate a race even stronger
than they. Respectfully,
J. K. SAMS, County Agent.
POLK COUNTY'S FOURTH OF
Last week's issue of. the NEWS
the question as to whether or hot
Columbus wanted the 4th of July cel
ebration to be held here. Let that
not pet into the form of a question
anv more, but let it be recognized as
a fact, which it is. that we do want
this celebration in Columbus, and that
thp citizens of Columbus stand in
readiness to help Polk county cele
brate this occasion and not only to
help, but to urge that it be celebrated
Mr. J. Austin Newman nrA e?cf
Mrs; John Lewis Smith, spent Sunday
with their sister at Landrum
Messrs. Willie and Jasper' Guffey,
Rutherfordton, spent the week-end in
Mr. H. F. Elliott. : Ipff -mat -r
Gerenville, S. C, where he has ac
Mr. R. M. Hill is
days in Rutherfordton.
Mr. John T Smith, of Stearns, vis
ited here Sunday.
Mrs. J. A. Bailey and daughter,
Kosa Bailey, left last wpt f r-r f Vi ai i
home in Woodleaf. N. C.
Mr. John Cobb and Mrs. Jacob
Capps are at the home of their broth
er, Prof. E. W. S. Cobb.
Mr. J. Di Cobb is very ill at the
home of his son' Prof- E- W. S. Cobb.
Miss Oraa Reynolds is spending the
week-end in Spartanburg.
Messrs. J. P. and A. Y. Arledge,
visited at Hendersonville, Sunday.
Mrs. J. W. Jack and daughter,
Laura, spent Monday in Henderson
ville. Mr. Underwood of Lynn, spent
Sunday with his daughter, Mrs. Chas.
county people to do.
This celebration should be held in
Columbus, as Columbus is the,coun-
ty's town, is"a central locatiohr'acces--
sibility being -practically equal to all
parts of the county anp mother re
spects a good place for Polk county's
best and most important occasions to
convene. And in this connection it is
understood that this is NOT to be
strictly a Columbus aiTair. This is
POLK COUNTY'S - affair. There -are
not many of us settled in anv one
rortion of the count v. therefore, when
there is an occasion of imrtortanre
and pasnre coupled--with a duty, to
be held, then in order that we may
wake it is nearly what it ought to be
is posime, we -should all be tenants
m common, share and share alike" in
1t and evrvhndv takp" Tvirt. So
bear in mind that. Pnlk rnimtv is t.n
ceHi-ite the 4th of Julv in Columbus,
ar,d not Columbus to celebrate the 4th
ot Julv in Polk county. Everybody
arto he participants and not visitors.
In this-connection it is thought that
ne oest plan will be to have each
f,. l. . .. . .
ujvwi.vmp in the countv to appoint a
committee of three of its citizens.
w'nose xiutv it will be t.n rpp that
each respective township use the hour
"wen wui ne set aside for it as it
"looses to best entertain the restof
until our turn comes to entertain.,
ach township to be given a certain
Part of the dav in which to show its
And further it has been wiselv and
appropriately suggested that this 4th
u July cebration hn. hA in con
junction with a meeting for the noble
Pwpose of planning and financing the
erection of a mounment in the court-
"Se square to Polk Countr's heroes
"i.tne orld War. both dead and
,ImS and esDeciallv to the dead
"hat nobler purpose could be in the
tarts and minds of an appreciative
P00Pie, and what. Ha is mnrp rlpsprv-
jg of so ?reat an honor than the sa-
d ,?y-rJuly 4th
Born to Mr. and Mrs. R. G
on last Wednesday, a girl:
Miss Gladys Gibbs has
from -her visit to Gaffney.
Mr. J. M. Lewis is having some re
pair work done on his house.
Messrs. Bill and Jack Guffey, of
Rutherfordton, attended church here
the Christian Endeavor,' led bv
Miss Clara Edwards, at the Methodist
church, Sunday afternoon, proved a
great success.- Leader for next Sun
cia Miss Sue GiDbs. Topic: "The
School of God." This meeting will
be held at the Baptist church, at 4:30.
every one who can, attend.
We are glad to report that Mr
Clarence Gibbs is able to be out -again
alter a week's illness.
Ihe choir practice at the Bantist
church, Sunday afternoon, was well
attended by the Sunday school.
Sunday school every Sunday, at the
the greatest style possible for Polk Baptist church, at 10 a. m.J" A hearty
Rain, rain, rain, and then some
With two or thre weeks of court in
June and the 17 year locusts expect
ed what can a farmer do but starve.
Harrison Bradlev visited T. C.
Laughter's family; Sunday.
Earnest Laughter visited Dewev
Hill Saturday and Sunday.
E. J. Bradley has been On the sick
list for a few days-, and there are oth
No preaching no Sunday school,
no singing, beems as if they had all
Well, brother Lynn, .the snakes
have not bothered me yet this season,
but we learn T. Newman went into
his barn one day last week to get
away from the flies, and to take a
snooze (a nap) and discovered the
largest rattler he had ever seen, and
he has seen quite a few having lived
in the mountains for about 70 -years.
tie immediately decided it was safest
to dispose of his snakeship before he
cook ms nap. &o you need not tear
that rattler now.
T. C. Laughter has bought a nice
mrae of Isaac Walker. Walker is
moving to Spartanburg, S.C.
The man who kills rattlers or Ger
mans is entitled to a monument. Let's
see that he gets it. Hurrah for the
Hillcrest Institute held its com
mencement exercises Wednesday. The
musical and dramatic features of the
program were varied and proclaimed
MSiss Love a past master in the art of
trebling young people. But the occa
sion was somewhat" marred by the
noisjr conduct of 'a group of boys and
girls,- riot, we are glad to say, of our
community. Miss Love ' and ' Miss
Falls . left next morning for their
homes, - leaving Mr. Hunter and, ivfrs.
Hickman in charge Miss Love has
been here for nearly three years, and
has won the love and admiration of
the . whole community. Under her
care Hillcrest has grown to be a dom
inating force in this neighborhood and
under the efficient management of Mr.
Hunter we confidently expect it to
grow and develop in every way.
Among, those vwho have returned to
their homes fronr Hillcrest Institute
are Misses Myrtle Shields, Corell
Cooley Nellie Brian, Pauline Wilkins,
Ruth Brian, etc.
Mrs. J. P. Abrams is visiting her
son, R. M. Abrams. v
Mr. and Mrs. Zeb Rogers lost their
baby, Sunday, a fine six months old
boy. They have the sympathy of the
CLAIMS OF THE ?
v SALVATION ARMY.
THE $13,000,000 SALVATION ARMY POSTER
welcome is extended to everybody.
little Johnie Cocheran Is quite ill.
were pleasant callers at Sunny Brook ;
larm, Monday afternoon.
Mr. George Barber made a trip to
Chimney Rock, Sunday.
Miss Arkansas Arledge has gone to
Asheville, where she has accepted a
Mrs. W. G. Egerton was t:ie tniest
of Mrs. J. M. Lewis, Saturday after
Mrs. J. H. Cocheran and daughter,
Ola, were shopping in Landrum, last
Miss Bertha Splawn visited Miss
Marjorie Walker, Sunday afternoon.
It is hoped that there will bo a
Targe crowd at the Baptist church
Saturday, with the necessarv imple
ments to work on the cemetery. Sun
day is the regular decoration and
memorial day In connection with
the regular memorial service them
will be' a special service in honor of
Jesse T. Lewis, who was slain in bat
tle in France. Everybody has a cor
dial invitation to attend.
Since Mr. Sams was on the sick list
He could not attend the meeting at
Mill Spring, Saturday night. Never
theless there were some very interest
ing discussions, and it was decided
that we would have a community fair,
and the various committees were ap
pointed. The soliciting committer
secured $7.00 as a premium fund. Let
evervbodv in the township et busy
and help to make a lively fair.
Miss Maggie Jackson was the gnest
of her" sister, Miss Sallie Jackson, last
Mr. Claude Wilson called at Mr. U.
S. Gibbs', Sunday.
Polk r.mvnf, 1, j , . . Mr. Moses JacKson went io iwm-
towards il e - herfordton hospital Sunday aiternoon,
r welcoming home the returned nfi.ov w:fv hn has been there for
aiwr; J ' ' ' " ' - A , ' ' " - " -
rui-nmg soldiers, nor to do hon
" its noble dead. We have two
asses of. heroes, viz. those who are
-uu -ana those who are living. Are
tnankful that so many of
" V. I I. I Fl
, . v " cmiu to return : ix so iur. anu iinf- vumo
aVtV is df (licate the 4th day. of July at Mr. Jason Vesse's, last Sunday.
atJ j dy 01 'welcome to the returned
vi Jry 9 honor to the dead. And
v aa' 13 more rlesprvino- nf this
some! time. .
Mr. and Mrs. Clvde Wilson visited
the former's mother, Mrs. T. N. Wil
Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Wilson visited
innn ic? u mi. -n T.-1-.
i. -llt; UX1 "J- JUiy r
OO The .J t i .. .
Countv', 7 r Jmy 1S tQ De 01K
untj s day tQ celebratp the birth of
show pen(ience the day for s to
have c r aPPrecjation to those who
it bv 7: n'contly helped to perpetuate
4- J giVin our mnnoir -f-- T-i. owe.
lion cif o . -
Mr. C. C. Wilson and son, Koiand,
bv Mr. Cecil Kuppe vis
;f nT fKo frtrmpr's mother. Mrs. S. J.
Helton. Sunday. The two latter have
just returned from camp
Miss Mvrtle Whiteside is visiting
relatives in Tennessee.
Mrs. Twitty Jackson is very ill
Tiyttoc Aimn rVvrn is home after
. I iuiuu a.
a '"Onument in thoi. mewnrv I .. " . UnnMcAn.
nortnviii V Wi "W""M cTidinr the winter in ncuuwow"-
, r-.uany welcome to ns those "V,. .
KilnLl? to return
uu nnrirvi- 4-n 4.i- r ...
meTnf rificG for our country,1 our
Let's: v, i Perty and our honor,
turns make the ay .bring great re-
CITI7JENS OF COLUMBUS.
Kim Mfflf BE DOWNpP
BUT HES NEVER ' :pmj
u U 1 1 f
"A man may be down, but he's never out," the Salvation Army slogan,
furnished the theme for the official Home Service Fund Campaign poster de
signed by Frederick Duncan, the noted artist. From this he has evolved a
striking artistic creation, typifying the hand of the Salvation Army reaching
out to rescue those who are enshrouded in the clouds of poverty and vice. A
Salvation Army-lass is the principal figure, and the scarlet lining of her "cloak,
thrown back as she enfolds those who are calling out to her in distress, fur
nishes the poster with it's one spot of brilliant color. The background is of
blacks, grays and greens, indicative of the storm clouds of misery and want.
Tf Vene-an Gondolas.
enteemh Until the Gnd the. sev
gondni ',,ntllr3r tat the Venetian
ity ai,( f s"med its present simplic
amDt wT88 of color' A vain
lt In ntw ,,wn -maae to Introduce
PftrentiT L :.imtr,ea' ' hut it' has ap-.
ttlaati;,; 1 6iea aI1 fforts nt
Cunnxr Vipw school has ordered an
t, oWfinn for snecial school tax-
T--inth.' We hoDe each man
will decide to vote for tne laxeb iui
we want, this settled. The people
i . enmowhnr. (lmereni .in""
JICIC flic- ovyiiiv. - .11,
1 rr,- TViPre the. wealth-
. l. . t ,rfH for the. tax. while
4-U nnc-Jfo WJ9 S done tlTB'
trouble here is two, schoo s are want
ed, instead of one. Can't see why
they want oner teacher . instead of two.
'Mr. Samson Spicer has recently re
turned home from Tennessee.
Mr Frank Mills spent Monday and
Tuesday with Mr. Aden Green. . ,
Mr Enoch Ruff who has been home
furlough, ha returnea uuwj.
Misses MacrErie and Kansas Jackson
visited Misses Grace and Oma Gibbs,
We are glad to note that Mrs. v lor-
11 J. i.
ence uidds is improving iusu xium
her sickness. '
Wrf are having lots of ram, and lar-
mers are getting awfully behind with
their work. ' - , ,
Mr. Will Corn and family, and Mr.
G. L. Taylor and family were vis
itors at Mr. U. S. Gibbs', Sunnday.
'Tis a good time to. set sweet pota
to slips if you have the ground ready.
The revenuers seem to be doing
great work in our community.
Ella and Tedd'' Gibbs visited Mrs.
Mr. Earnest Thomas' arents have
hppn visiting him the last week,, as
he has just returned from France.
Mr. Tolbert OdeJ was, a caller
Mr. M. N. Burnett's, Sunday.
Messrs. Ray Edwards and Floyd
tv, a Toir wprp cuests -s, OL- Keece ana
X 111. 1 X UUV-J " . ...
Teddy Arledge, "Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Harley Foy attended
services at Silver Creek, on Sunday.
Mr. and 'Mrs. Roy Jones and baby,
Martha Lee, were visitors at William
Green's, last week-end.
Miss Charity Williams was a pleas
ant caller at Mountain View, farm,
Mrs. N.E. Constant and daughter,
Velma, were visitors at H. P. Arr
ledge's Sunday afternoon. .
Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland Prince are
spending some time with the ' latter s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Williams.
Mr. Clement Arledge, Sr., aged 95
years, is confined to his room most of
the time, on account of illness.
Mr and Mrs. John Early spent Sat
urday and Sunday with Mr. E. W.
Mr. Dave Thompson has gone to
Spartanourg hospital for treatment.
Mrs. Lelia Arledge Bishop, of
Horseshoe, spent the past week with
Mir. Claude Gilbert, of Ft: Lotten,
New York, is home on furlough.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Arledge spent
the week-end with relatives in Silver
Creek. - '
Mrs. Fowler, of Lynn, was the
pleasant guest of her sistr, Mrs. J. B.
Arlcdg. Sunnday. -,....
M-ssrs. F.lton and Alden Foster
spent Saturday night in Tryon
Tbp Via.wks have been having a
feast in the various ndultry yards of
this section. . .
Spvpral rtwpll in trs, are - being con
structed in-H6ward's Gap
. Mr. W. B. Arledge is
Mrs. Boehringer shopped in Spar
Mr. and Mrs. James Vernor spent
Monday in Asheville.
Miss L. B. Jayne made a business
trip to Spartanburg Tuesday.
Mr. J. W. Walker, of Mill Spring,
visited relatives in Tryon Saturday.
Mrs. R. L, Kirchner and sort, Dickie,
left for their home in Detroit, Wed
nesday. Mr. John. A. Shields, of Cooper Gap
township made us a business call,
Mr. J. M. Hearon, of Saluda, was
attending to business matters in Try
on, Monday. '
Mr. J. D. Sawyer returned home,
Tuesday, from a business trip to Cin
Mrs. C. F. Earnhart left, Tuesday,
for Greensboro and Charlotte, ton a
visit to relatives.
Mr. Bobo Wilkins, of i CowpensS.
C, was attending to" business matters
in Try on, Wednesday.
, Mrs. J. L. Washburn and Miss Mil
dred Washburn have returned to their
home in Duluth, Minn. .
Major Thrall and family, after
spending thei winter in Tryon, left for
their home in Detroit, Wednesday.
Mrs. R. Carpenter left, Wednesday,
for Port Chester New York, where
she will spend the summer months.
Mr. Clarence Lightner eame down
from Detroit Monday, and will accom
pany his family back there Saturday.
Miss Mabel McFee left for Atlanta,
Ga., Monday, where she goes as a
delegate to the Baptist convention to
be held there.
Miss Mary LeDuc of Sierra Madre,
California formerly of Tryon is at
present the guest of Mrs. John Orr.
She will visit her many friends here
during her stay.
The marriage of Louise Van Ren-
selear. daughter of Mrs. Kenworthy,
to Captain Hewett Gillette Callendar,
of Pasadena, California, will taKe
place early in June. ' ;
Miss Converse left, Monday for
Cleveland, Ohio, where she will spend
the summer; Mrs Strong accompan
ied her to Snartanburg. and will later
follow ..hereto jJleveland.: v v ;
Mr. Lynn Waldrop, of Mill Spring
Route 1, has just had some stationery
printed, annduncmg that he is m the
pure bred hog business, and has
started on the work ot building up a
herd of 0 I. C. hogs.
Donations .to the soldiers monu
ment are coming in very slowly.
This is a matter that should be finish
ed up in a short while. Get busy and
send in vour subscription to Mr Wf A.
Cannon, treasurer, at Lynn.
Mr. Joe Livingston was married,
Wednesday morning to Miss Lora
Ward, at her home in New Bern. N.
C. Joe is the son of Mr. J. B. JLiv
ingston, and has many friends in Try-
on. The couple will arrive iri Tryon
the latter part of the week.
" It is announced that U. S. army of
ficers had those who formerly occu
pied farm residences in the "Dark
Corners" to meet with them at the
old rifle range, yesterday, for the
purpose of turning back the property
on which the Government has held
leases for some time.
The civic committee is cleaning off
the corner lot next to Wilkins & Co.,
and will proceed to beautify it first.
Grass and flowers wili be planted, and
benches placed under the trees, mak
ing it a very inviting and restful
place on hot days. The committee
has other places in view which will be
A . judge of the U. S. Court in the
Spartanburg, S. C, district died a few
days ago. If President Wilson has
any trouble in finding a suitable suc
cessor, we would remind him tpat he
can easily secure one in Tryon. We
have numbers here who give decis
ions almost daily upon questions of
law from the constitutionality t)f the
League of Nations to the legality of
Lthe town ordinances. But few towns
possess so much legal talent as Try.
The report of Mr. . T. Lindsey,
as chairman of the Liberty Loan cam
paign, is very interesting, m one re
spect. The total amount of -bonds
soldwas taken by Tryon and Saluda
townshins, excepting about $400.00.
If the other townships of the county
had done one fourth as well as these
two, Polk county would again have
oversubscribed her quota. . As it is,
we are classed with the counties who
harve failed to .take their quota. Taken
as a whole the shoeing made by Mr.
Lindsey is very gratifying.
Elsewhere read the communication
from the citizns.of Columbus stating
that they very much desjire the
Fourth of July celebration at that
place. All weir and good. Now let's
everybody roll up. our sleeves and go
to work to make it a grand success.
As the article states there are but few
of us in Pok county, anyway, and it
will require united effort to secure a
good attendance that day- Almost
every other town in the state has giv
en their returned soldiers a welcome,
and Polk county should not lag be
hind. Let's give the" boys a rousing
welcome that day. And let wind
up the monument question on that
day and havel the unveiling ceremo
nies during the countv fair in Octo-
remodeling I ber. Everybody be at Columbus July
, r ouruu
Next Campaign Will be One to Raise
Funds for the Salvation Army.
Theuota for Polk County is Only ''
$400.00. . . Let's Make it an Even
$1,000 for these Soldiers' Friends.
The Salvation Army is asking the
American people for the sum of $13,
000,000, to be raised by popular sub
scription. This is a- big sum of mon
ey, but not much to each individual '
person. Polk county is asked for
only Four Hundred Dollars. We
should not only give this amount, but
should make it a thousand. " -
If you think the' Salvation Armv
was not the friend of the American
soldier, just ask your boy if he was
'over there' and see what an answer
you wfll get. This organization went -into
the war . without asking the
American people for a single penny,
and relied upon the meager amounts
raised by the well known girl and her
tambourine, on the street corners of
the big cities, in the saloons and
slums where no other person would
dare go. Their work was of such
nature as soon to infuse the interest
and admiration of all with whom they
came in contact. Soon the newspa
pers and lettters from the ooys were
filled with doings of these brave men
One thoughtful, brave little woman
studied hard over the matter, want
ing to do something for the boys, and
finally fell upon the plan of making
doughnuts and hot coffee. This soon .
became known to all the soldirs: and -
the Salvation Army doughnut became
the most popular ration given to our
ngntmg men. These doughnuts have
now become known as Doughnuts ' a
la Jfershmg." Would you like to
know how to make them? Veil, we
are going to give you that informa
5 cups of flour. J
2 cups of sugar. ' v
5 teaspoonfuls of baking powder.
1 teaspoonful of salt. T
2 eggs. . .i t
l3i cups of milk.
( 1 tablespoonful of lard.
Knead, shape with a doughnut cut
ter, drop into hot lard, and in a few
minutes--you have it. T
i Try this recipe and ask your soldier .
boy if he ever tasted that kind of
doughnut before. : - .:
One way of raising 'money is rto
have, a ''Stotk Ofoughntitgtbn 'Safciir-
day, May 24th, attsome prominent lo- ;
cation, and sell them to all passers
by. Adopt your own methods, but let'a
"ive the Salvation Army $1,000 from;
PROFIT BY PRODUCING
INSTEAD OF BUYING.
In 1915 my wife and I began to
work on a more systematic "home
furnishing" plan -than ever before.
I built better poultry houses and
provided better facilities than ever
before. I bought several1 settings of
fine eggs to get the better breeding
stock and we have kept up this move
ment until now we have as good or
better than any other flock of Barred
Rocks in our neighborhood. To our
surprise the receipts from our poul- .
try yards last year amounted to a lit
tle over $300. .
In our garden we adopted this same
system and instead of having vegeta
bles for five or six weeks during the
early, part of the summer we now
have fresh vegetables from June until
Instead of growing about half as
many sweet potatoes as our family
could consume we now have potatoes
all winter and last fall we sold 37
With the same number of milk
cows we kept them to provide, milk
and butter for our family, we now
have a steady little income 'amount
ing to more than $100 each year.
Instead of buying brooms to devour '
sweeping we now plant just a smalt
plot of land in broom corn, and be
sides furnishing ourselves with
brooms we last year sold fifty brooms
for one dollar each.
Good stalls are now provided for
every sow before farrowing time and
instead of raising 50 per cent, of. the
pigs, we now raise 80 to 90 per cent.
We now estimate the amount of
hay and grain it will take to main
tain our stock during winter and we
regulate the acreage at planting time
to meet the requirements. -
The' home furnishing plan enables
us to economize by producing instead
of buving all of the commodities that
1 " - , . ... 1 X. Tl
can De grown in mis ciimaie it com
pletely reverses the money current
when you have ar little surplus" of ev
ery commodity to sell, instead oi a
deficiency that has to ber bought and
MR AND MRS A. A. WALKER.
LARD WILL FIX: ;
CHIK HEAD LICE.
Head lice on chicks is one of th
drawbacks, from " now" on. There arc
many remedies on the market; but the
North Carolina Extension f workers
say that a little lard about the 'size,
of a pea, rubbed thoroughly on the
back of the head, is sufficient to rid
the chick of the pest, r After dark, on
a dry, warm night, is a good time to
apply the lard. Previously, the coop
hen or brooder; should be ; thoroughly
treated for the lice. Successful chick
raising means, an everlasting fight.