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' . . . . . . . . . . 1 : . 1 i fStit datausa-JDtmccrat Town and County. Court next Monday. "The printer want to see you when you come to town next week. Mr. F. iS. Maltba and family of Clinchfield, Va. are visiting home folks near town this week. Mrs. Joe Jones, of Sands, R F. D.. was a week-end visitor to her daughter, at the home of Mr, W. L. Bey an. - George W. Spaulding and family, who have spent the win ter in Ashe county, are again at their home m East Boone. Regular communication, of Watauga Lodge, 273, at the Ma- sonie Hall in Boone at the usual hour tomorrow evening. A good attendance desired. Silas M. Green of Silverstone will be at R. M. Green's store du ring court prepared, to do all kinds of work in the jewelers' line. Adv. The weather continues beau tiful, and the farmers are busy, to be sure much more plowing have been, done than usual at this season of the year. -Rev. S. E. Gragg, of Shulls Mills, has purchased the pretty home and farm of Mr. J. Patter son Hodges, situated near Pop lar Grove. xntcjr ujuncui, son o Mr. and Mrs. R. J.-rounwii m Boone, who has been holding a Fallon in one of the Depart ments in Washington, 1). C, has returned, and will, we are told assist EngineerjCole on the sur vey of the good roads in Watau ga. ! -Messrs Urady and Gurdie Barnes of Battery E.. F. A. at. Camp Sevier,1 left yesterday for camp, alter Spending a furlonch of Ave days with home folks near the village. The boys are .twins and volunteered in the service at the first opportunity. Glad to see them. -Private Fred Winkler. Camp Sevier, at Columbia. S. C. has been a visitor to home folks and friends in and near the vil lage since last Friday, this beine nis nrst furlough since he entered tne service last fall. He is look ing well, showing clearly that camp Ufa has agreed with bin, and that he is not worrying in toe least over the service he is rendering to his country. Mr. Fred Cook, who has iu6t a w closed a most successful term of school at Rural Hall, is among relatives here for a few days, and will remain in the county until tne next draft -for the army is made, when he will answer bis country's call, and beseems more than anxious for the time to come. He has no time whatever or anything that would smack I of a slacker, and we refrain from r ' i ri i i I -r or saie: uiacn saddle mare. ' printing his opinions here. The six years old, 900 pounds, good to work single or in team. Apply to Rev. J.X Atkins, Shulls Mills, N,C. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Lewis, of Ashland, were visitors at the home of their daughter, Mrs. Dr. Salmons, in Boone, on Saturday, returning to their home on Sunday. Rev. Mr. Cross, the newly elected pastor of the Baptist churches on- this charge, will fill his appointments here next Sunday morning at 11 o'clock and at night. Mr. Robert Pulliam, who has been holding a position as sales man in Washington, D. C, is at the home of bis uncle, Mr. L N. Perkins, j recuperating from a right serious illness. He is impro ving nicely. Miss Velma Rivers who has bien in the "Corcoran SchopI of Art in Washington City since September arrived at home last Wednesday evening, having fin ished the work she had on hand, and having in view other work for the near future. -Mr. John S. Culler, of Zion ville, R F. D , sustained a stroke of paralysis at the home of his sou, Mr. Walter Culler, near Shulls Mills on last Sunday mor ning. Dr. Hardin was summoned at once, gave him treatment, and when last heard from his condition wasnotconsideredany worse, and it is truly hoped that the disease will dal gently with him, and that the good old citi zen may soon be himself again, young man is a graduate of the A. T. S., and his many friends here .are glad to 6ee him again after an absence of almost two years. On Tuesday evening the res idence .of Mr. George Austin1Kof Flannery's Fork, with its entire contents, was destroyed by fire. not even a change of clothing be ing left for a member of. the faml ly. All ol his supply of provisions, corn, bacon, flour, etc., in an ad jacent building was destroyed by the hungry flames, and the hap py and prosperous family is now entirely destitute, save their farm and stock. It is now the duty of us all to contribute to these de serving people as liberally as pop- sible, and do it at once.' Several have already expressed a willing ness to give, and we reel that no one will refuse when the op portunity presents itself. Walker-SpiiBhoor. A pretty home wedding was solemnized last Sunday p. m., at Morganton, N. C, when Miss An nie, daughter of At t.y. and Mrs. J. F. Spainhour, became the bride of rrivateC; Earnest Walk er, of Camp Sevier. The bride is a sister of Mrs. I. G. Greer, of Boone, and is well known to ma ny of our people, friends of the Spain hour family who once lived here. The groom is a Morganton man and a graduate pharmacist from theUniversity. Having been drafted into the service of his country, thpy decided to take the vows that made them one before he is called to France. Congratulations to the young soldier and bis bonnie Biide. American" Theatre - SHULLS MILLS, N. C. Beginning on Saturday, the 30th instant, we will run a Series Pic ture continuing six weeks at this Theatre Retreat of the Germans at the Battle of the Arras This is a very late official war scene, showing all the late modes of warfare, including the tanks in accion, aeroplanes, large guns aud tbe trench warfare. This is a high-priced picture. We nave succeeded in getting it after several weeks correspondence, and it being such a late and high class show, every person in Watauga and adjoining counties should see it. As a patriotic move on the part of the management, we will give 11.00 out of the proceeds of each of the shows to the Watauga Ited Cross Fund. The price we pay for these reels goes direct to the British Government War Relief Fund. For the benefit of the ladies, children and old people of the com munity and tbe distant we will seart the show on each Saturday at 2:30 p. tn. and Bhow continuously until 9:30 p. m. Each of the chows will consist of two reels of the war scenes and two other reels of good selection. You should see these six shows by all means. Admission, adults 25 cents, Children 10 cents. "Amorican' Theatre, W,E Gragg, Mgr. SHULLS MILLS, N.C. The rail-road operations are progressing nicely, there now be ing about 200 men on the line, and a large number of teams. Possibly more than half th emen and nearly all the teams employ ed are on the lands of A. D. Blair, E. S. Coffey and G. C. Winkler, coming in the direction of Boone, while the remainder of the force is working out 'from Shulls Mills, For a Bad Cold. Take Chamberlain's Cough Rem edy. It has stood tbe test of time and can le depended upon. Mr. M. B. Blackburn received a telegram Saturday bearing the intelligence that his youngest sister, Mrs. Sarah Greene Trim ble, uad-died on Friday at her home at Seymour, Mo., but, as yet, they have received no par ticulars. When the lady left Wa tauga many years ago, she was the wife of Mr, Jont. Greene, anil after his death was married to Mr. Trimble, of Mo., who sur vives her. The lady has many near relatives and -close friends in Watauga who will be sorry in deed to hear of her death. Nearly Every Disease Can Be Traced to Constipation DR. CALDWELL'S SYRUP PEPSIN The Perfect Laxative Quickly Corrects any Disorder of the Intestinal Tract, Relieves the Conges gestion and Restores Normal Condi tions. Is Gentle in Action and -Does Not Gripe. Sold by Druggists Every where 50 cents and $1.00. A trial bottle can be" obtained, free of charge, by writing to Dr. W. B. Caldwell, ; 457 Washington St., Monticello, Illinois. EAST TENNESSEE ft WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA . . RAILROAD COMPANY LINVILLE RIVER RAILWAY COMPANY " Time Table No. 78-In Effect 7:00 A. M., Sunday, Oct. 14, 1917 CENTRAL. STANDARD TIME Eastward : Id ClaM Flrat Class NO. 6INO. 4No. tl I STATIONS I I I A. to. IP. M.IA. MlMllei 7.121 7.17 7.401 l.iol a.45 1.60 1.02 1.20 1.15 1.45 1.65 10.30 10.10 11.16 11.30 H. EST Tool 1.12 l.lt 1. 20 . MSI 1.41 1.471 1.64 4.0JI -4.0! . 4.141 4.20 4.2(1 4.44 4.60 P. M 12.401 1.05 1.16 1.10 1.651 61 No. ieipth; 10.401 10.52 10.61 11.00) 11.01 11.11 11.21 11.27 11.14 11.41 11.48 11.54 12.00 12.00 12.24 12.10 P. M 6.00 1.12 6.22 6.10 1.401 1.65 1.06 1.10 1.401 1.66 1.05 1.15 . If. F FUf 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.6 11.2 11.1 14.1 11.6 11.4 11.7 24 26.7 27.4 II 14.1 I.I 6.0 I 10 11.2 11.1 11.6 11.1 10.1 II 11.1 WESTWARD FlntClau Second ClaM No. lNo. !No. 6No. 7 A. M.IP. M.IA. M.IP. H. I FT AT. Johnson City atilllgan Collets Wats Ufa Point Sycamore Bhoala Ellisbethton Coal Chut Valley Forte Hampton Pardee Point Blerlns White Rock Crab tree . Roan Mountain Shell Creek BIk Park Cranberry Ar. F. F. P.l Ly. stations" Lt. Ar. Cranberry Minneapolis Junction Vale i Newland Monttium v Plneol . LlnvWa i 1 The Oap Jeetes Biding I Townaend I Foeoos I abulia Mills I Ar F, F. Lt. if: ? F ' F. Lt. 0.501 1.151 0.28 1.25 1.20 1.07 0.02 1.64 1.47 1.42 1. 151 1.10 1.25 1.10 1.00 A. M INo.- 1: IXTU, 7.60 7.18 7.10 7.25 T.16 7.00 2.601 2.351 1.28 1.25 1.20 8.13 2.07 2.02 1.64 1.47 1.42 1.35 1.10 1.251 1.10 1.00 P. M l.40 l.20 1.10 1.05 0.00 1.46 1.30 1.25 1.15 8.05 7.58 7.461 7.40 7.10 7.12 7.00 A. M. 4.16 1.65 1.45 1.40 1.21 1.10 1.00 2.56 2.40 2.30 2.21 2.10 1.01 1 1.60 1.10 1.10 . M. LUCKY STI CIGARETTE;. IN a year it has become famous; the man's cig-; arette for the men who are working over here, and fighting over there. The reason? Because 1 it's made of Burley pipe ' tobacco and because ITS TOASTED -4 I - ) Guaranteed by Catarrh and Bronchitis and Cold No. 7 1.25 1.00 7.46 7.15 1.16 7.01 (.64 1.45 I.I! 1.11 0.11 Stations. Trains 1, 1, 1 and 4 run dally and carry mall and passengers. Trains 1 and 7 Tun dally except Bunday and carry passengers. West bound trains havs right of track over trnlns of same or Inferior class. No train must follow another clossr than llvn minutes. Speed limit five miles per hour between Cranb erry Wye and water tank. Inferior trains clear track five mlnutca beforer arriving time of other trains. GEO. W. HARDIN. V.-P. and Supt in the Head Recommend PErRU-NA lThoMTwhoobJect' to' liquid 'modi. elnag eanlMcure.Peruna.Ublota, Urs. Rosa A. Klua, 318 atnton Ptace, Kansas City, MIbsoutI, wltea:i '1 was very sick with Catarrh and Brofichltla. I also bad a cold In the head. I used Pernna and am well pleased with tbe reaults. It baa done me a great doal of oood. I do not need any other medicine. I can cheerfully recommend It to any; one who la troubled with catching cold frequently or any one who has a chronlo cough or chronlo catarrh. Those wishing further particulars concerning my caae may write mo. Be sure to enclose a stamp and I wm.answer.'; L. D. LOWE, President. H.IB.'.PERRY, Vloe-Presldent " L. lil. FARTHING, Cofhler. The Valle Crucis Bank. We solicit the accounts of all persons in this new Bunk, and we will do our best to accommodate the people and render the Rreatent service consistant with sound banking. Boone Realty Co. Office in Court-House We are prepared to offer some special bargains in real estate to those interested in locating in or near Boone. If you have property to sell, see us; if you wish to buy, see us. If interested, see John W. Hodges, W. D. Farthing orG. P. Hagaman. Listen, Ford Owners! I have installed a machine to rebore cylinders in Ford cars, and fit new pistons. Two essential reasons-the.y have more power and use less gas. Bring me yourcars and I will make them pull like new Scroggs' Machine Shop & Garage - LENOIR, NORTH CAROLINA. WANTED: A Ford body in good condition. The Elklaud Supply Co. TODD, N. C. is as usual "stocked up" with the best 'supply procurable for the wholesale and retail trade. Grain, flour, provis ions of all kinds, and fertilizers always on hand. Coun try produce of all kinds bought and sold. THE TRADE OFj WATAUGA PEOPLE INVITED N. M. Dobbin, Manager. New Building near Todd Mercantile Co., Todd, N. C N. L. MAST, Pres. Q, P. HAGAMAN, Cash. W. O.COFFEI, Vice Pres J. T. MILLER, Ass'tCash. The Bank That Appreciates and Protects its Customs 3 Capital, Sirplos, Profits d StockhoUers, Liability . :: :: : i $50,000.00 It has been the policy of this bank to reader the greatest service possible to the citizens or WatauRa county. We appreciate tbe confidence the people have shown in us, ana the ducceBS they Lave helped us to achieve in building up a strong bankiug institution. With our improved equipment we are better than ever prep urd to serve them. TW Worn jluv if uutugu uuuuij uuua BOONE. NORTH CAROLINA. '-.''