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Born to Mr. and Mrs. .lames J Loviil, a baby girl. Mr. Bynum Wilson, of Eliza bethton, Tenn. was in town Sun day. Mr. Mat Bernhardt of Lenoir i 1 3 ! 4.V.. !1 was a wees-euu visitor m iue vil lage. Get that fine shoat from W. L. Winkler. Miss Sylva Luzader, from Pennsylvania, is spending the summer at the Critcher Hotel. Mrs. J. Gordon Ballew of Le noir, with her little daughter, is visiting her brother, Mr. H. Neal Blair, on Route 1. Mr. and Mrs. Harper Beall, of Lenoir, are spending a few days at the home of Mr. B. J. Councill. Mr. Russeau, of North Wil kesboro, IS. C, of the Department of Justice, was in town last Fri day. for Sale: Two floe milch cows. Some fine shoats. W. L. rV inkier. Mr. Boyd, of Statesville, was in town the latter, part of the week looking after the State priv ilege tax in Watauga. Mrs, U. B. Marshbuin, and two children, of Jarvisburg, N. C am anan1So(V snma flmo nfi t.Vio Critcher Hotel. . Mr. and Mrs. Bert Withers, of Wentworth, N. 0. are spending a few days at the Blackburn Ho teL Mr. G. W. Shakespeare of Lenoir, and Mr. and Mrs. Sim mons of Hickory were guests at the Critcher Hotel Monday. Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Bran- nock of Hickory, with two of the smaller children, are in Wa tauga for a few days outing. The Gitener boys accompan iel by young Billie Blackburn, son of Dr. Blackburn, all of Hick ory, spent the week end at the home of Mr. B. J. Council!. Mr. R. E. Mullen. Mr. and Mrs. S. K. Sain, Missss Beulah Wood and Hattie Lutz, all of Henry, are spending a few days in the mountains. Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Plunk, Mrs- R.S. Plunk, Miss Mae Plunk, and Mrs. Ormand, all of king's Mountain, N. C. are spending few days at the Critcher Hotel. Mies Anthony, of Lincolnton, N. (J., passed through the village Saturday evening en route to Valla Crucis. where she goes to visit her brother Rev. Anthony, at the Mission School. Prof, and Mrs. Stedman, who ' a . i . J. 11 nave SDent; vacation at weir home in Moncure, Chatham coun ty, have returned, ready for the fall opening of the A. T. S. on next Tuesday. Miss Edith Farmer, who has been spending the summer at the home of Mr. B. J. Councill, lef last Friday for Durham where ne goes to wise xraiumg iur a -Dr. L. E. Farthing, of Pitte bom. with his wife and son. John Watts, Jr., is at thehome of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Far- V.lnrr !nof. ooef nt flia villacrO frP --r- J 1- . a few days stay. Mrs. Finley Coffey, of Lenoir, with her sister, Miss Lula Fries, of Mooresville, and Madam He bron of Davenport College, Le noir, are guests at the home of Mr. L N. Perkins near the vil lage. ; Friend Tom Hodges, of Par r is, Texas, a phy mate of ours in happy iboybood days, who left - Watauga for the Lone Star Statel 39 years ago, is here with - his attractive daughter, Miss , Winnie, for a few week's' visit. ; Tom, wno is a iarmer, nas suc r aeded well: is getting farther from the noor house every day, and it is agenuine pleasure to gee him again. The weather continues fine. Court two weeks from next Monday. Dr.. Robert K. Bingham, of Boone has purchased a small farm of Mr. Luther Smith, loca ted on the Whiteoak Flat road wo miles from the village. Mr. John Lineback, of Elk ark, representing the J. Walter Wright Lumber Co;, is in town, and will be here quite often now as he has made and is making a number of timber deals on the new railroad extension. Mrs. Annie Beatty, the much oved matron at Newland Hall, who has spent her vacation at the Jackson Training School in Concord, has arrived and is rea dy to resume her work at the o- pening of the school on Taesday next. Mrs. Frank Beay, of Lynch- burg, Va., after a few week's vis it to her mother, Mrs, W. C. Cof fey in Boone, left on her return ast Sunday morning, where she has volunteered as a supply nurse with a city physician that a graduate nurse may be released for service in France. Mr. Will Horton and family, of Farrell, Pa., after spending some weeks at Mr. Horton'sboy. hood home on Cove Creek, pass ed through the village last Fri day on their return home. . They were accompanied as far as Le noir, by Mr. Hor ton's parents, Mr. 'and Mrs. J. W. Horton, of Vilas, R. F. D. Mrs. Ruggles, wife of Post master Ruggles, at Southern Pines, with her. spn John, who has been at the Blackburn House for the past five weeks, left fast Tuesday for her home, reluctant to leave the balmy breezes of the mountains for the luid heat of the sand-hill section of North Carolina. The mother and son were materially benefitted by their brief stay in the mountains. Rev. B. F. Hargett, of Char lotte, and two daughters, Misses Annie and Mary, and young Mr. Montgomery, also of that city, are visitors witn relatives and friends in aud around Boone this week. Mr. Hargett was for four years pastor on the Boone cir cuit, M. E. Church, South, and has many warm friends here who are always glad to see him back. Have you settled that litt!e amount you are due The Demo crat? ! Mr. Casey, of Gastonia was a week-end visitor to his family in Boone, returning to his place of business Monday. . " On Wednesday of last week the pretty home of Mr. W. H. Mast, at Valle Crucis, was der stroyed by fire: The blaze was discovered near tfce noon hour, and fortunately, by the timely assistance, of of neighbors, the contents, almost in its entirety was saved. The loss of the build ing was considerable to those splendid people who are now get- ing well advanced in years. Mr. W. L. Matheson and wife, of Mooresville, Mrs. W. B. Math eson, Miss Polly Matheson, and ittle Miss Mary Avers Payne, all of Taylorsville, are guests at the home of Hon. F. A. Linney. Mr. Matheson represented Iredell in the hut General Assembly, as a Democrat, of course, and is a- gain the nominee of bis party. Frank Linney savs. rather re- uctantly, "Guess he'll be elected again." Here's a-hopin'. Mr. Robert Mast, a well- known citizeni died at his home on cove creek last Saturday after a brief illness. He is survivf ed by a wife and five children, bur daughters and a son Mis. A. W. Dula, of Lenoir, Mrs. No ra Li nd, of New Jers-y.and Mes dames G. L. Phillips and W . L. Baird and . Mr. Newton Mast, all of Watauga Interment was made in the burying ground not ir from the Mast residence on Monday. Rev. B. F. Hargett, of Char lotte, will deliver a lecture in the Methodist church in Boone to night, (Thursday.) His subject will be World Conditions Today and as he is a close reader and student, it is safe to predict tha the lecture will be most helpfu to those who are seeking infor mation touching the great Strug gle now on. The lecture will be cin at promptly at 8:30. The public cordially invited. 1917 MODEL FORD ROAD ster io r sale cheap. Uocd as new, in perfect condition. New set of tires; $75.00 worth extras on same. If interested, see or write N. C. Parsons, West River side, N. C. at ouce. FOR SALE: A few pure bred buff and brown leghorn cocker els. Mrs. Don J. Horton, Vila? N. C. I HAVE BEEN ALLOWED three BU1CK SIXES for distri button in my territory, it you want one of these well know leaders place your onier with me at once. H. W. Horton, Distri butor for Ashe, vtatau&a and Alleffhanv couutiee, N. Wilkes boro, N. C. State High Valle Crucis School begins its first session Sept. 1918. Board can be had with good families at reasonable rater A few families would like to have students work for their board A limited number of students will be given free tuition. Ad dress Committe High School. j Valle Crucis, N. C. 3j Mr. T. C. Presnell a former re spected citizen of Watauga, but for several years a resident of Tenn., died at his' home near Jonesboro, on last Sunday, and the remains were shipped to Wa tauga for interment, which was made near the Presnell old home Monday. Mr. Presnell married a daughter of Mr. J. D. Bryan, who, with two children survive him, Ir. yance Presnell, of Vila?, R. F. V , geing'jpne of them. ? 5: ' - THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN WATAOGA CO Blowing Rock: Every Sunday morning 10:30 and 11: Boone: First and Third Sun da 4:30 p. m. Sbulla Mills: Fourth Sunday 4:00 p.m. J. N. ATKINS. NOTICE. North Carolina Watauga county. Io tne superior court. J. L. Hemp I hill, adm'r of t;, J. Farlier, dec'd vh. W. J. Hartley. By virtue of an execution directed to I the nnaemgnftd from the superior eourt of Watauga county lu the above entitled aeiion I irUl on Mod day the 2nd day of September 10 i 8. at 1 o'clock p. m., at the court bouse I door in said county, sell to the high eat bidder for cash to satisfy the taid execution all the right, title and in terest which the said W. J. Hartley has in the following described real estate to wit, one town lot in the town of Blowing Rock. Beginning on a chestnut and runs north 27 east 8 poles; tbenoe north 12 E 71 poles to a stake: then E vf poles to a stake; thence 8 IS poles to two spruce pined thence 8 83 west 14 poles to a stake; thence N W 10 poles to the be sinning, containing 2 acres and 8 so. rods, more or less. This lot is known as the Horse Grave Yard lot, also the I right of way to a spring known asl the George Coffey Spring. This the! 30th day of July 1918. - W. P. MOODY, Sheriff. JERSEY For Sale at Auction Will sell at Boone on Monday September 2nd, six of my eight Jersey Cows, four full blood and two grades, all good milkers. Terms cash, will accept Liberty Bonds or Savings Stamps in payment. W. W, STRINGFELLOW L, D. LOWE, President. H.IB.tPERRY, Vice-President L. LI. FARTHING, Cashier. The Valle Crucis Bank. We solicit the accounts of alljpersoua in this new Bank, aud we will do our best to accommodate the people and render the groatt service consistaut with sound banking. FORD THE UNIVERSAL CAR TlRESip TUBES Made in Charlotte Guaranteed for 50CO Miles Dealers Wanted In Unoccupied Territory QUALITY SERVICE SATISFACTION C C. CODDINGTON Distributor Charlotte, N. C. B. S. DUGGER, TELEPHONE NO. 13A 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 ot all kinds bought and sold. THE TRADE 0F4 WATAUGA PEOPLE INVITED N. M. Dobbin, Manager. New Building near Todd Mercantile Co., Todd, N. C 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. Owners of Ford cars are advised to be cautious of "counterfeit" or parts not made by the Ford Motor Com pany. If your car needs adjustment or repairing, take it to the authorized Ford dealer in your locality, where you will find a reliable service station, with the complete me chanical equipment and the necessary tools to give the highest quality Ford service obtainable for the standard Ford prices. All the Ford parts used by Ford dealers are manufac tured and supplied by the Ford Motor Company. If your car requires replacement of any part or parts, is in need of repairs -don't experiment; don't waste time and mon ey trying to "doit yourself." It is one thing to under- ii .i stand and operate a car; it is anotner tning to make re liable repairs to a car. When anything is wrong with your Ford make a "bee line" or telephone the authorized Ford dealer. We are ready to give you prompt attention. So take your r ord car wnere satistaction and economy are sure. The Watauga Garage Valle Crucis, N, C. Practical War Courses One-year Course in Automobiles. Two-Year Course in Mechanic Arts. Two-Year Course for Electriciaus. Two-Year Course for (Civil) Engineer Assistants. Military Instruction at Least Four Hours Per week with College Regiment In order to meet the needs of young men who expect to enter mil. itary ferries and who wish training to tit tum for special work in the service, the College has provided four courses which are especi. ally adapted to the needs ofbese men. These courses are intend, ed also to serve the purpose of ynung men who, on accouut of the war, cHnnot hope to remnin in college four years, aud the instnic tion given will be as useful in civil life as in military service. In the shipyards, in shops and factorif-s, in the secondary positions of en gineering industries, everywhere, there is the uaos't active demand for men who can do drawing, curpeutry, forge work, electric wiring and repair work of all sorts. The same in true regarding oppor tunities in the nutomobile industry. The demand for repairmen, garage mngagers, and skilled automobile workers in all lines far exceeds the supply. Preparation for admission includes only the completion of com mon school grades. Age requirement, 18 years. Certificate s to those who successfully complete courses. Fall term begins September 11th. For illustrated circular or information on War courses, write E. B. OWEN. Registrar . N. C. State College ol Agriculture and Engineering WEST BALEIGH.