. Town and County. .
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
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was a wees-euu visitor m iue vil
lage. Get that fine shoat from W.
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.
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.
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
. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Withers,
of Wentworth, N. 0. are spending
a few days at the Blackburn Ho
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
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nave SDent; vacation at weir
home in Moncure, Chatham coun
ty, have returned, ready for the
fall opening of the A. T. S. on
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
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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
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
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
Have you settled that litt!e
amount you are due The Demo
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
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?
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.
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.
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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
J. N. ATKINS.
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.
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.
L. LI. FARTHING, Cashier.
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.
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
Made in Charlotte
C C. CODDINGTON
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
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
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-
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
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
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