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These vds take 'd if- , ferent : forms, such as . rolling -c-' ver and over on a hard mVtalled ; "v iroad, lashing himself or being - lashed on the back or wearing a hair ihlrt, but walking over live coals vis the means most common ly chosen by the devotee;, this be- .ing very often accompanied by other forms-of -self-torture'. The paftlcularday of the yea reae'tvedfo'r the paying of 'these vaws is the occasion of a relig ious ceremonial which is known to outsiders as the Fire Walking Festival. .-'. " ;; TuSdayJqly'lQ, was festival day this year and the Hindu tern pl4 was crowded. Th Tamils "pre tent were not those of the coolie clas only) There were shop-kee pers, traderf, merchants, clerks and the number of cars outside testified to the wealth and posi- tlon'of Tsome of those presnt. 4 -i cnbo'viciis tisement ,cA&,Z A little after 5 o'clock in the af terncon the images of goddess' es 10 wnom tnese vows are para were brought to the temple' fii procession, those who bad vdws to pay being among the immedi ate escort. Place was for these as the procession entered the tem ple grounds and approached the bed of live coals about eighteen feet long and six feet broads Al- tnougn it was . not glowing wa ter havingbeen thrown over it from a little trench at tne end- still one felt the heat some feet away. . - " - The first man to get over car ried a "pagoda" on his Jiead weighing a'boutr twenty pounds. He danced over the glowing coals in slow, measured steps. This method was followed by others, also: There was no stepping o ver the. coals gingerly. Each foot came down as if its owner trod on a cement flopr. The ' fire" was not walked over once but three times.; ' ' ' "" ' i As each person left the coals he made a circuit of the temple and then entered it,, The first man to get through the' cereme mony ; dropped at the temple door as he gave up his "pagoda." CALDWELL'S BI6 .CONTRACT. Charlotte pbserver.' : At the three-county road m ing in Lenoir ft developed th Caldwell county would be called um s m iiihu. .i County Exhibit Notwithstanding, the many care and duties confronting him every day, Senator Sim mons finds opon-o carry the elephantine time to send a message pledging proportion of the birrden of road his'support t the North Carolina construction between' -'Hickory Tuberculosis 'Association .and and BoOne. The prospect was one wising great success for the tnat was calculated to appal,, but 8e&i 8ale, The following telegram Caldwell did not wince. All she was received from the Senator. rated, was to be shown howv : v: Washington, D, C. This several of the .visiting dele- - December 1, 1921 gationsundortook todo,qulteef- Dr. li B' McBrayeV, ' fectively ?o bjMr, J. Wv,Shu. Managlng DlrecU)r . -ford, of Hickory, who braced the Sanatorium; N.: C. Caldwell peop e with the thought j anhplea tonotesignificant that he Hickory Chamber of Une ln tuberculosis death rate Commerce: back, of them in ln North. Carolina from 154 in continuous and consistent cop; i915 n5 in 1920 and congratu eration,.ana he told 6f a personal 1ate Nor Carolina Tuberculo8l9 nciaent of how, b.v everlasting- Aa$oclation 0Q iu 8hare ln thU j U ufi..up 3Uit, Strongly commend your impossible, MfinaUy gqt it, Mt. work aud iocerely . hope that A. - j Moretz told State and the u tQ Auntlfti Christmas Seal Fedtral aidr and -while. the talk Sale wUl greatly increased reve was going on Mr. George E. Ivey - fop the ABfi0oifttion. You ftV A M - . TV I ... v oi a,veiegram xrom but. J u.Mnt nn mtt onnnnrt ; Elliott.. who was in Charlotte, hg,, R M SIMMONS. nu won r , ; . vouj- From hlgQ fr0m oiismoner vviiKmsou, securmg iowiy come messages commend tihe assurance of the early hard- ing the program of the . Assocla s irfacing of Catawba's stretch tion in its.fight against tubercu- losiSjftnd, better still tne people ire giving to the Work according to their abjijr.y, lor wnich tne as jiociation jrihes to express its thanks anjmake assurance that each penqy invested in 'Christ mat Seal) will be used to help tbo9e suffering . from tuberculo- siivPress Bulletin. , "IL of ISucalypttM is one . Vj. of the sources of the surprising efficacy of Vickt VapoRub against conges- ' tiodia iof throat, nose or chest "-against skin hurts or Hch irigs against various bodily aches and pains. The United States Dia- . pensatory, the great author ity oh drags and their uses, in commenting on Eucalyp tus, says: ; ' "It la grakUal,antJMptic . mai itimuUntj alao npvctotant, largaljr nsad in :b ttoatmant U ;. chronic broochltla and infactiona cf thanppar wapfaifoty tract It ! fraquantljr oaad aa an inhala-: V'. fi. ' ' ' .- ' g I'II " - ,w m "From tint Ur land where leaps the kanfaroo ? Comas BucmJyptue, famed for healing fvmea ON the other side of the globe, iri Australia, grows the marvelous Eucalyptus, tallest of trees, sometimes 480 feet high. Its footrlong twisted, leathery leaves yield an aromatic heal ing oil, whose perfume fills the air. Natives have drristened the. Eucalyptus "Fever Destroyer because they believe it keeps away hwlariaT The Australian Government plants it 'in low, marshy places to prevent miasma. . tion. Ita Tapon ara vary affidant. It ia an agraaabla driain to k A era JCS AXO A WORTHY ONE. j Saya"he Lenoi. News-Topio "The oodePBlowing Rock-Char lotte Highway Association, or ganized here a few days ago, has picked out a big job as its pur pose. But it has picked a job that is eminently worthy and one that, would come of -its own ne esslty in the course of time This association would bring it much quicker. A hard su rfaced road from Boone to Charlotte has been a thing dreamed of in the past. Today it is a thing that is being worked for, and a definite plati is Jjeing laid out for carry ing out this work to an early re alizaticn. ' The State has only recently be gan to realize the importance o e Lost frovinces as a part of North Carolina. There is growing feeling among the peo pie of the State that the counties west of the BlueRidge should be reached. vlcera and ia largely oatd in akin .diaaaaeaalao oftan uaad aa a counter-irritant in the treatment of neuralgia, rhiamatiun, etc." ' Vicks penetrates and vaporizes. For hours after ' application the healing fumes of Eucalyptus, Camphor, Menthol, Thyme, Juniper T,Oflcnirpentine,Cedar, etc.,' are breathed into the affected-air passages, : In literally millions of homes, Vicks is the Standby f or colds and dozens of com- roon hurts and ailments. - For till Cold Troubles of one highway from Hickory to t!ia river, To understate i' the sameness of Caldwell it should be born in mind that this county will have to build 43 miles, and this is against three in Catawba and 12 in Watauga. The. organization formed to push the road matter is known as the Boone-Blowing Rock Char lotte Highway Association, and it is working a lever for immedi ate results. Mr. George P. Lyer- ly's suggestion that by advanc ing the State funds on a three yaar term,' as has been done by other counties in the State, thei entire project from Hickory to Boone could ! be arranged for "and the road to' the top of the mointain completed , in 1922," developed tremendously encour aging prospect The character of the men now behind the project is a good promise for its fulfill meat- '.-. ipnrl7tSmion JirtVkz Yer& ftajiaiaamqiaMao J :- ;"V WATCH REPAIRING! Done under a "positive guar ,'aiite ey Jewelry repaired. Estimates furnished on all mail orders. Satisfaction warranted. . Office back o f Watauea Bank. : ' -' J. VV. DnYAN, Jovvcler (Continued from last week.) w smith 34 86; w w Mast for burial expenses of I Reese 38 80; james Todd plumbing work on court, house 300 00; E M Harmon clerk to board, wood, and regis tering reports 31 30; Frank Rob- bins, Jr., for janitor; for court house 4 00; n l Mast agent for El- va church 4 50. March 7, 1921. O L Story agent fov W E Rob- bins, 300; z b Brown agent for Millie walker 6 00; wl Holshous- er agent for Maud Hodges 1800; a Harmon agent for Fannie Har mon 13 50; J H Mast agent for N and e Wilson 3 00; t a cox agent or jl d watson 6 00; Tl. Mast- gent for Nancy Bentley 12 00; N l Mast agent for Elva Church 4 50; w R oragg, agent for Elbert Hor- ton 18 00; John watson agent-for Chanie Sanders 4 50; Jerre Aat son agent for John Greer 3 00; i p Thomas agent for, Henry ward 4 50; T a cox agent for Avery wat son 6 00;iw, E snyder agent for Bettie Martin 12 00; , l m Hodges agent for chas, Aldiidge 7 50; C d Taylor agent for Emaline Farth ing 6 00; w J Farthing agent for lou ward 9 00; Frank vines ag't for Julia Glenn 900; Duke, ward agent for Riley presneli 6 00; w Holshouer agent for Millard Hodges children 12 00; j-b Miller agent for carmiller Rseso 15 00; Joseph presneli agent for Rebec ca Presneli 15 0Q; w T Vandyke a gent for Anderson pafiner 4 50; w s Carroll agent for Mary carl ton 14 50; Mrs. J a wopdie.agent for Sarah shull 6 00; w L Hoishou ser agent for n e Hodges 18 00 e A Dyer agent for j w Dyer 3 00; Eller; McNeill, agent for Calvin watson 6 00; Addie fox county aid 6 00; Katie Yarber county aid 1200; David Hodges county aid 1800; Hardie Hix county aid 300; Carolina and Martha Barnes coun ty aid 600. April 41921. s R Brown keeping county home $108; N J wagne for sheep killed by dogs 4000; ol Coffey county, welfare officer 50 00; E w Moretz for sheep killed by dogs 40 00Tw R Gragg supplies for E bert norton 81 93; w h Moahee for work on court house I8 75 sallie irown agentfor sarah Ker bey 20 00; a w smith juvenile c urt, work and stamps 5100 James Todd for work on coin- house $200; Boone Hardware Co. plumbing for county home 53 63; j b Ragan damage by new road 0 00: n C Greene keeping eounty ail .144 40; Simmons and Brown umber for county ham 12:1 00; Manufacturers Record, for adver tising sale of road bonds for wa- tauga county 21 00; Mulligan and Koach Estimate project no 41 for watauga county, 1,123.13; E M Harman clerking to Board, etc. 3050;, ag Wilson, Treas., for vi tal statistics claims 60 50; MC May witness .75; a g wilson trea surer, commission, 265 81; m p Critcber lodging for Flossi ouyn 2 00; N Green for burial expen sas for John Harris 64 90; Frank Jr., court house janitor 00. County Home Fund. McGhee Bros, paid on Home, 1,000.00; Simmons and Brown paid on brrn 123 00; J w MCGhee for plans lor county home 125 00; S-R Brown for building county barn 314 50; gd Teague digging water ditch for county home 25.- 80; McGhee Bros, work on county home 1,000 00; g h Hayes pipe loading for county home 2 00; mc Ghee Bros, funds e for C county home 1,00000; Mcohee , Bros. funds for county home 1,000.00; MCGhee Bros.; funds, for "county home" 404.86; kcahee Bros, funds unds for county horns ;594 04;4 f McGheeTBros. funds for1 coini home 2,500 00; J Rshore, hauling ; dirt fr;m- aroand the' .'CMntsti.- home 100 00; MCGhee roV wxrkc v i . on county home 6002Mcoheat ,' Bros, work on county heine'9QQL.f 00; cc Farthing plumping matstf. I. rial for county home 173 14; J,i R:J . shore, hauling dirt fromcounty home; 75 UO; Mcohee Bros, oapiasr-' . i.ti.l. - A.lZ'l '. mnn w '', if - Farthing for material and Workj..; on county' home 145 70; McGhee .f , Bros.: tor woric on county nome ; 500 00: McGhee Bros: work' on , i county home 50000; MCGhe. C . Bros, work on county home.50 00. ccs as court house janitor -12 50; , : ' pc Triplett capturing a still 20.-; j 00; o l Coffey services ar welfare 'V ". officer 50 00; jc Mast for aheep'i killed by dogs 29 00; Joe wagner or sheep kiljed by dogs 72-00; ; Miss. Jane Bingham for the burial ! expenses f Mrs. Roxana Bing- " bam, p F., 20 00; n j Loee for bur' . ul expenses of Mrs Emeline Love p t, 20 00; a w smith holding ju venile court, etc. 53 80; The wa tauga printing co. court calander . 8 00; we Holshouser for chairs " or court house 12 50; Dr. Jones j , county physician and quarantine J officer 3 00; Jason Morets tor sheep killed by dogs i000;oi ' Edmisten for sheep killed by ( dogs 10 00; J B cannon, judge 'of ' election 3 00; r J Coffey for cap-. turing a still 20 00; Bingham and Holler supplies for county home 3 78; New River light and Power co for lights for. court house 4 50. Mrs. n c Greene keeping prison rrs 94 90; c A Ellis supplies for court house 6 95; Frank Robbins . jr. for sweeping court house 4.r 00; Dr. J w Jones county physi cian 27 50; d s Wilcox for damage done to sheep by dogs 8 00; s B Brown keeping county home 168.- 00: Thomas Eller for burial ex penses of a P Eller 20 00; MB Blackburn for supplies furnish- ' ed county 66 71; m Stella McCart ney, countynurso 25700; Bray Bros, for interest on $25 000 road bonds, 87500. May 2, 1621. ol Coffey public welfare offi cer 50 00; a G Hatuby for the bur ial expenses of H Triplett 2000; L Fampbell for burial expenses of Ruf us Campbell 20 00; a s John son, witness 3 15; Mrs. N CGreen keeping county jail 146 60; a vv Smith for juvenile work etc 58. 85; John Hodges for sheep killed by dogs 20 00; e M. Harmon Clorlc to board county corns. 36 00; J W Todd work on pipe lino 30 63; S R Brown for fencing on co home 13 SO I) Councill pole iron tt ix, A V "Smith hall lees &U GO; J V Juues wit ness lee in Penley case 2000; J C War ren jury spring lerm 13 "0; P M Auton tras is jury su. term 8 00 D C Brown . .1 R Brown A N Brown . . P Hodge V B Culler W Presneli R F Williams P M Winkler . MP Moretz . JE Slims W Y Farthing WU Miller , John Lewis E R Eggors Bill May AT Parker Charles Meyers L M Frye NM Church' J M Matheion C M Yates Oatfes 'Venlr Ed Johnson m. : ; ." Jesse F. Robbins ' V V M G Carrol, T C Panner W Hardin Brown? -, W F Brown ' Green Miller " JL Miller , EdS Williams v v4: , Q A Thomas OHNoMs',V:r'' (Continue on 4tEpC) i 8 80 JB80 1510 8 30' 8 3 13(10 12 65 860 12 50 13 TO 310 1310 1240 12 30 13 30 13 00 13 10 12 70 1310 3 00 3 30 290 2 TO 2V$ 310 2 50 JO vi 4. v.. in' v '- iv, " ';.:,:'-?t-,'