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BNYDKIL, SCI'llltV COUNTY, TKX, .V, HtlDW, lKC, fl, I1MH.
VOTi: Foil TMK ItoM) IIONIW
y On lire. 7tti nun. whlrh will 1"
toKiDirow, w will In' eallel u t'in in
voto for t road bond Inkuc or f 2'tu,
000 (10 Kwry ojnillh y vol t should
give mi muiuT mil- cu
ni'u von m 'ir.n i.i ..m 'm (iiki i((ir ,
owe It to himself unci tlm 'ounty' p B
mo uo mm.
If H la best for tlio cun.y to vol..
thli bond Issue on thu Duuiile H
' should done. If It I not the bcstl,, ... . , h
ii pniiuiii ..... UI! ....... .
tlon ti oneof business Judgm
ftome Rood business men will
Tote the Iwue and aome will n
not to do no, hpnea on muni bnvi
an opinion of his own In tho nmtt'-r
When we appnli of buMni'" nnn
nit-an all mm who nn In biiitnens
for Ihcmiclrpa and thin InHwdc
farmers M well at merchants, bank
Now, what will this bond luam'
cost ui tn taxos If toIH?
Jlnilnn the rnto nn our prr in:
rendition It would cost ourh taxpay
er lest then I Re on th $M'flO r.il-
Krartuallr twrnite pflrh 'r:ir
I Tnln In u hlfh a rali II ""!.:
i- lake ri'nillllonn ori' niw'li
1 ir than prraiprou eondlllftiin
f 4M Jinlir;-. ii :i)ualitiiv. n.l. iiir
4rr!AlltlF would lino ailvaurn nil
Ihp r(p of laxallnn on IM oul I
, be lowered.
In oilier wurdi the coiintr wIl
i.. .-. t i it - p:i; lin I il Ml.rt'l
imr cont or elnklng fnnrl, racli yoar
and the por rent would alwuya ("I
low Ihe rendlllona. A Iho valuation
advanced tha rate would be lower
The lax retorda ahow thai on an
nveraae Ihe per capita rendition lot
hi rounty lor ta purpoaea wa
approximately $200.00. At the ralr
ot He Per hundred Ihe averaae
amount lo paid by earh tax pay
er would he 60c, tlila toaether wllh
the ta on railroad and other rorpor
Mtlnan .In Ihe county would pay In
. ureal and alnklnit fund. Ual year
there waa ISIS po" """ .'"
Menrrr snunty and aome 2S exemp-
Hana. maklnll a total of 1S50 which,
wa .,.. would make a ooa e-
tlmata of Ibe famlllea In lhl couniy
(or waa before ao many left the
county nuntlna work I That would
caa. w. vote thla bond l-.ue and
home ahmild have a ahare In the dl-
irlbntlon of the money.
Of IhH number many In the coun
ty would nol expert lo ihare direct
I, in thla money. At leaat would .ay
S00 homea. are of thla kind That
would live a per capita of l""
...!. .mit. in Bcurry rounty
We hope, In caae
bond lue. to be able to et a
... rnm Ihe atate anil
..,nm.n. a. we vote. Thai would
... atno.000.00jj.. expend
!".,. vnada or H00 "
, ,h. fund.. Home lamlllM ."I
k ...l loma more, bill
ael tnai mwi
.. ...m. to u. th 100 00 for
-... ..mil. would ao a ood way.
toward pullln. P'"" """"""
tl,li-trytn lime In tni. co.,.
i..n evident that at lea.t
!S per crnt of our population (wlll
b.,relto leave or tho who "'
.... ,.n,lu in other P
next year without aid
,d thai would mean '''fn'
r ou of awry 'r -
T, b, r-uHITated. With IS V
u, farma Idl.
, ,,her w. m"" "
, , , the couniy than the road
:' ,M com. to and that would
,. ,-. atralnat each lax PV
.. .. rnv It take, a rerlaln
""',', to run nur county overn
. , ,1 It la our candid opinion
" ." V taaea m full would ainoun'
,'.," n.ar, W'th0" thl. mat
, . ed condition. V H "'
j "' "T
... ,.., c,.n.ldiln.th. rat ValJ
: b. to ua to keep nur land.
' ' ...nation and our homea oc
,opK. T. IP""! "
in.f home. o down lh.lr
I) ;i lid it glow up In Weeds ittlt nr hi'H
hrt rl'i-.-d t will set this county back
in Its progress and (t will lake nn
lcs Hum flvi- years of prosperous)
'" 1 .i!"!t-. tii bring us hack Id lier
ill tlio beginning of !t 1 7
If we rnn keep our people hero nnd
gel good Crop next )''iir wiih I'm
pre .Hi iilgh pi . s we Will lie lii
n fair w;iy In spi edllv recover.
Them are a I u.i I conditions, we
h:Wf pn -fiih d it n I ? u li a tnuM
meet nml tii illi'Mtuii up lo tin Ik
shall we meet ntnl v then, udhc
j 1)rHy or Hh, w,,
leave every mini
mil and let lhi in ore fortn
I by nml I he unfortunate g
f(n iii;m y(,ry ,,
i for his neighbor to go down. In a
auy nnn(.;, ,enMlt oy It, but he
.will Kaln If hla nelRhbnr piilla thru'
'broaiire lie will aid l.l the rrrlalmllir.
of thin country.
Therefore fiom a huatneaa point
view it will pay to have the.
lionoH iHHtii'ii nnn me nmtw unin .fflPh wjj f(1(iw
Ah to t!,e method of himdlhin thl Mf ,nvl,,Min anMnlnnt aecretary.
money and waite tn be p.td and I t (n)0 t,n BhoU( hp poBlorn
Ihe one, (Mowed to work we have i.il, ot(,r t((n(tn fo(n( ,n ,hc phum.
vnnt'Knlid ihin matter, nnd find thnr
rompilaatoners' court aro willltiK t-t
lie no veined by the whh of the inn
of the las paver.
Keiperl fully utiiiniltted.
II. I WKIJJKHIN
Two lllrd-. KIM Wild One Ktoiie.
I He auKKeated to flood the cilie
l.axt TlmrHday afternoon a Roodly w;(h m(ifff aU) fI(rtH H 10 h(ts)
niiniln r of Indl-n wended the'r wiiyn,,M hounen and not opari- nnythiui:
over the sninv covered earth to the ' In ' the way of "Rood minlo."
cfitrnl irhool Itulldtnc tn parti''!
pnlP In two eiiualfy IntPreallnf eventu rnairioan, -ir.
They first Hulled Hip rooms d" n Hiairmen would do their duty numn
,t.iirs where, in s-plul Thnnklv- they have heretofore done. Afte-
init pnmrnni. the boys and airl-he luncheon w.a serv. .. we wer.
reminded then, of thtiiftM for which sd.lrew.ed by Capt. Oowthrope, ,
to be thnnkful. Krom thn wee tuts in (member of ihe ltoy.il Irl.h (luard of
the primary room up to the htahe, which he waa justly proud,
a-rade- loyalty to I'ncle Sam, Ihe " wish everyone ennld havo Snrd
llllhor of Thanknuivina ftay. w .,tb Mbute he paid the Red cma
hh-nded with reverence to the Ih nr.il how he pictured the difference
vino Heiim who han made th.it day between the military hospitals and
At 4 o'clork
teachers nemhled in the nail up
Malt in the second nieetina, thif
term, of the Parent-Teachers' A
Horlatlon. The hearty wrlrome itlven by Miss
Klnic follnwwl by the enrellent reply
Mrs. Waddill made each one
of those present feel urea
The Thnnksjtlfin spirit was attain
maHifestpd In two numfbers ftlvci
by the Intermediate and the primary
Soma twenty ladles Joined me run.
The 1.f n.ee,ln wna fixed f: !
Ihe Third Thur.day In
month, nl 4 p nl.
Ileeuiiae .rhocil will deed f
M..i,tniaa llolidav.. before th
,,.. ,i, nre.ldenl
next ream", ..----..-.
n.i ,nu,in r,ii- llerooilii.r
, ,,e on Thnmlny the 1 J.h. at t
P !'!. ,.r.ed lo attend I
The following program will
Shrt Mirfnesa meeting.
Solo. Miss Ivo Wilson.
Id-solved that Hoys and
(Hrls should be separated above the
Affirmative. Mrs. Kemp.
Negative. Mrs. Shell
hong In Hpsnish. Miss Mng.
Itnading. Mr. Frailer.
v a.. u'm-mI I'urrtn-
r- II tlH at 4
flong by school.
Heading. Jamea Hnlcotnb.
Heading. E. P. Ketner,
Song, six girl.
' Reart'nU. Barney Temple,
i Heading. Myrtlo Woodfln.
Ten Httl pumpkm heads,
Object of Parent-Teacher tttub.
All parents who are intereatwl in
the welfare of their c fc'Mren are er,;--
ii?lly invited to attend.
Mrs. C. C. Prim.
That big" mass meeting at the
rouit house last Saturday wai made
up of progressive eitiien wna wan
nciiic pen ppnee
Ul MIL IILU UIIUJU
(ti n citns.s s huih,
ok iNsriti t.Tif;
III 1"'uiiii lo
j r.'i':,iln woulil b lmri".l Wi'diii'toliiy
It w;m Indi.-il n itr.-nl prlvll.-Ri- lo!"1 ""''bard City. Mr. lUlstmi 1,-f
ttm Scurry (imuiiy lied i
Cross at t)ii meeting held in I inline
Nov, 81, In tin Adolphns. The met-
in A wnn called In order at ll):3) Frl
. mornina t,v Mr. J. L. John
... u !
;",n ni" 1 "'"
rnlf. nrvr In ll.ttl il..ln III
nfflrrrs w.-ro nddre.nrd In Chl-I
. hv ,hn Wailh,nflnn ttftirr -ml '
riiito by the Wawhlnition offlrers and
thev had formed a nlnn to ponioll-
l,ntfS mBtrcra and lued a ,)an,"pt Tuemlny and because the ilay
Hook," which eiii'h Chapter and
ptilet. Mr. l-.ter from WanhlnKton
' u conf(,,,M, of lft N(lMh Wl.B.rn
Ivinpr the beautiful bun
nor an a reward and that Titian
would receive the State Han to be
placed In WanhliiKion, for lu-f en
'lire population nnnwerln the Chrlv
man It nil Call.
Our moHl denervlna; nnd untiriiiK
nioRC oi trie xt'ii t ross, lie nau iori
four brothers and weari four koi.i
bars nn his alevo representlna: four
. i. t,,, w-j .....i,, kn.n
who were within the sou ml of hir
voice were greatly moved.
The Ked Croaa of Knaland hn
furnishod several thousand tents 1
for the people of France, and altho
'broke, Kngland never fails on a Ked
Thn coming Christinas Moll Cnl
Drive Is not so nmrh for the flnan
I rial, as lo enroll every ones name.
I If you wlnh to gtvo several dollars.
nut In ihiia onnni nninf Vou know
'"' " ."""' r mm in.
hi. The lieaiittfut climax of Ihe trip
was n treat rarely to he had that
of hen ring the Oldeat Symphony
"rcl'lra In the world, Ihi'.e r"reneh
d in iiuikIp the Inn
RUnne of aoul.) Ihe Intimate .
of gratitude and nf kindred ideal
from the warm pulsatlnic
art nf fr.itn-i nml iIuih thrilled .
the music loving' throng. As the j Snvder le Kb
womlorrii "("' minor Sviiniliiin v nf!'- w' lloren -
Hccthovpn's wna rendered the audi f- J Hit met t
'enrn wai almost prnyerful, but warai,J- J- Taylor
... Uf W l.li-inarslmi
(W in-ir genernua app.ause, me m
tire program was a pioksip leasi
The ptnnist Alfred Oartot. Frnnee
acclaims as on of her two great j
pianists, others say America will pro
hotinro him the rteteat, wllhi'iti .
hearing the other. Ilia rendition 0r ,
the Saint-Saena Ciinpirto. was so
inhsolute lhat Messanger left hia eon-
. . .. . .
(lucior s neR nnn arim in piani
" ' '"" nun imp
Intaponse to the first enrore the nu-
MlAtin mv nnnlhnr to mil It nf nn-
Iplnuse. and the first time since he O. P. Wolfo $7B on
hs been in America he responded trlH. F. flbuler $21 on
'a sppond encore j P. nrumley $r,.o
j The closing numbar wna that of A meeting carried to rer,uTre all
U Marselllalso. Never wilt that persons using city water to pay their
rti'small andlenre feel a like thrill ai water bllla at the offlpe of tho su-
they received when Ihe Frcnphmen
played their anthem
The throng t.1 and Piles of
Hrovo." "Agnin11, were he'arrt and
the 'second rendition waa equally
beautiful. Hut the patriot! of the
i a- ii m,iH n!v
be inlisfiw! by ihe orchestra playing
C.o "flfar Spinuled .Rannvr." The
rui-i hnn.rn nf thptr rixit win
to inspire Ammlra. for a nationaT
nraTVator- of .nuklc and nlnlsier
nf fine arts find every one la on thu
tdastle over It,
Mrs. K. II. llnrncs.
Daughter Hlrl in iiilviMon.
Mr. W. (1. ll;Mn received a men-.-e
Moe-'ay M n dim th-it hi
;'.ni:liU'r, Vi . J K Marr ilh-cl Sun
S;:y nt;;l I ..' h T Ihmi.c In tlalvi'ston
AniiniinrfiMiit w.ih mad1 thiitlln
'Monday pvhiIiik lo ntti-nd tin inner
nl nml wuh to m Jolnit at Uomco
by h In mm, 111)1 llulnton, nf Lmm'sn I
u . . ,
Thi Snyder School bonnl decided
a month ain to have the aehools rniiismil nnd bodien are in nur enre fo
1 dayH In IllP W.' k Until Ihf time
" norou.it of thn lnfluonx.1
i"hould be mnd
but now thai
order has heen renclmlert. me Tmsird
ahort. Ihe wenther fold and the
holiday seanon conitnn on, they de
cided to cut out Saturday teiirhlnif.
at leaht for awhile.
NhcIiiI City KliM-rion.
A special election was held Ir
Snyder Tuesday to elect a mayor 1
till out Ihe unexpficd term of M.iy
or K. K. Smith, renl(tni'di also nn at
deriiian for Ward 1 to succeed J W
Muxvey. reicniit-ii, mid an alderman
in Wart! II to micreed W. W. Koliols
who resinned to stand for the may
oralty. The vote for W. W. Kehola for May
or wna In Ward I, 2.'.; Ward 2. Irt
... , -
total ft I.
Por Alderman Ward I; .1 K. Ket
For Alderman, Ward fl; II. J
Hi Ice 20.
City Council Meet inn.
Tho City Council met Monday
nlaht tn rcnular session, i'romni .
Mayor E. F. Smith. City Mnrshnl
O. P. Wolfe, Aldermen J. J. Burnet'
T. J Mlnekhnrn. I. W lloren, J K
Ketner, W. W. Krhols nnd J .1
Taylor. The. returns of the special
:eieciion neui wer. j, to eieci a moyar
tn snepeed K. Smith,
In Ward 1 to succeed J. W. Miwhov
and an alderman tn Ward II to sin
reed W. W. Krhols. all rotdgncd.
were ran vanned and showed Krho1n
for mayor fit voted; J, R. Ketnei
alderman ward one 25 votes; H J,
Hrlre, alderman ward 3, 21 votes.
These wen deelariil electeil.
J K. Ketner was pr nl and drop
ue.l araeeriillv Inln ihe rhnlr here-
to for- held down by Massey. W.Violel Itradberry, Dorris Pope Klxa.
W, Kehola will take up the reins , ltbln McCoitnell. Krnest llrumley
of city government about Dec. Ifi
The following bills were allowed
.lame Crulckshanks K it
A M. floode . $il -Ml
Torn Davis $x ihj
C. Wllmelh $ imi
H P. Ilnyl
T. W. Tafim
A J. Hiley
J & Mct'lanHhan ,.
H w- Tel. Co
W. T. Mam A -Son
Pullln Printing Cc
, $7 no!
lu T Uiinlln
i'' - ..........
Bmith , , .
.T J. HlaPkblirn
peilnienrrem qi waier worsn if
.ween the 1st and IMh or the flral
tnontl, nf each uar.er, I
The report of H. J. Urlce's audit,
of tho elty hooka was read and re-
ferred back to said Hrlee for a irnre
(telslliMl atnlemrnt of tho dty'a ft-:
City P cretary Harvey Shuler r
sick with influenia and the pounrtl
minutes were rerorded by alderman
T.'n third iimn i h of o-ir htlwrnt'
liiin rWint i nml w ivIhIi I') i i','1' .it
una? fnriihT r pre. vim of tluirV.H t
our piitrumt fur ttir'i' coo,i. ilfon .uH
Kiipport. Wt have lu'iinl 10 iinfnv
orabli rrltlri.Mii of our work, atrl
ivv miii'ly wain ) u to nuw Iri
wi ti pp reel a! i your ttttii iidi lovviu
rnir Ihuh .t, llr. if-is rii'ttrta to ri'ii
der you fi-rv ir.'.
il Ik our uuililllf.ri nad ufin t
iiinki' th1 srlmul i Tic vi-ry bent pot
nUilc under tin runiHtlonrV Wt kn'v
that you art; rpi'rtin Hint or n
or you would not give un Hn' nuppuri
you nn ptivtnir. Wo Hro not w.'P
Ic-ojppi'd with nioilorn arhool build
men, but wf an tititpp'd with moil
crn boys and trlrls whose mitidN and
il development Unit will rellert crrd
It upon thou for all time, nnd con
tribute a ft lory and haiiiness for
The Mifth school did nol have a
tdnxle tardy this month, it will be
recalled thnt not a tardy has occur
red anion the puptl.t of the IIIkI.
itchnol this year. The Central build-
I UK reported 3 tnrdios a.uonK thi
jjraditi. Went Ward had lardlo:
this month. North ward made t li
diMtiiiRiilslieil ncoid of not havlni
a stncle tardy. Who would not ht
proud of thnt record?
At the Central ImUdiiii: .U... Wll
I in mi m room pot the jittendi.ncc lv.
ner, for best attendance nmoiiK the
urnileH, uttd Mivs ( radilecli'ri n.o'ii,
yth grade, In the HikIi srltool. A
we have a reKiil.it lot) I hat no room
that has a lardy can have a b;iiitir
lor the followlni: month, Colonial
Hill ran mil ha ' a, banner thh
month. Moth room .4 violated the
tan'y repuluCon. At Ihe North Wai l I
I Miss Clanton'n room merited Urn,
I Honor Itol! Central ItutldliieC. Ml--!
Wilson'rt loom, f,.vinilt Kraile; Mil
dred Aiicutt. Kllen Tratl. Kdnal
Yoiikk. Allicc Williams, Merrel It I ,l K
ley, ivnn Ihvii-heNon,
Mis Piilinei'H room, Slth tirade:
lanl HavtH. I'aiillne JenhtiH. N el
Hanks, Rhine Knser. I. "rile Hrum
ley. Mri lianis roo .i Kourt'i .ind
rum ..'" ' i'"
a lie: I C i mit limn
Tip Mi- inter, li
V add. il
VI- l ilt. I t'lr es mem. Thril
tirade: Doris Hiiehiinaii.Mahel I tut lies
Miss HIliliee'H room. Second nnd
Third flrndes, Noah HuiriiiiiH. Orene
McMillan. KtiKene lluiri!lii-. Maurice
Mrs. Howell a room.
Honor koii norm warn
Miss Clan ton's room, round and
'Fifth flrndes: Claude Krwhi, Ouy
' Killlan, .laiiies Holivtinh. Iteittrlce
Woodaid, Myrtle White
Mrs. Prim's room, First nhd Sec
. $n on nml tirades: (li-nrge Weiiii. Jennlun-
1 28 no I Honor ltotl Co Urn nil Hill
$4 nol Mtt-H Clark's room. Firt and See
f 1 24 il' 'ond tirades. l.oiUse lira ham. Mar
$1 nn gilerlle AdiHtlson, TlU'lmn Leslie.
$4 i)il Wancele Paxton
, $4. (i'i Miss Howard's room. F-mrlb and
$125. HO i Fifth tirades: Helen Hoi en. Hubert
$111.00 'Curry. Tommle Jenkins. J Wi gh,t
$5,111' Ltgon. Clnrabelle Clark, Kllen .I'din
. $!l,(W !mm. Mary France Hiimlett, Ituth
13 Oil ( HossiT, Ernesllne Hosser. Chnrl'
, $.i,r.u .Tims.
It will be rpenlled that tin
latlon requires a pupil to be ptesimi (
every day during Ibe school month
and also to make a grad of A In
every subject and In deportment
I wish to express my hearty up-
proval of the two Parent-Tefl'Vr"
lubs. one at Central building and
one at North want. The rluh a
Central building will meet Thurs
day. December 12 next lime 1 ahsll
be glnd for those attending to pome
aliout 2:30 or 3:' o'clock and vl-lt
i- -......,. r......
eneournge the pupils nnd nu ton
The rltib nt North ward will meet
Wodnesdny. IVermbet 11. 1 am also
specially interested In that rhih .ml
shall attend that -meeting.
Yours tn nerve.
3. L. TtlVKH.
President John A.
Stavely of tin
Fluvanna Slate Hank
jTIIK I'll, (i.lMK KXCITIXO
UH KltV I N( rlHTAlX
Tlie oil game Is exrlitng and very
unci' rtai it. There as cons''erithln
activity Inst Friday when tho re
port came that the drill hr.d punc-fren-l
oil s;nid In tho Dunn field.
This w as a fuel, hut the imtutitv
wan not ai.fllcte.il lo justify in if nil
Inn a pump The drillers are back on
ihe .oh and are miw pounding away
pink shah), h'.nm 'rig of till is
ry prominent In tho slush a J the
water is haled out. This showing h
vltnetiHcd by spectators, who are
fenced oil from i h. well, but patient
ly watch and wait for tho well to
be haled at various, intervals. There
is hut little water !i wnver, rropp'ng
In at Oils time.
The set eiiil drill contract, an
nonncrd in Ihe state papers hifve
not yet shown up, but men who nre
In position lo know, fully expect
other territory to he tested In the
very near future, common aensc
should teach US that delay n "Hpttd
ling in" would be wlso, at least un
til after we know there is oil In
Lease holders are slow to place a
pi lee, and buyers are laying off un
til reasonable figure uro plnci-d on
lease la nils The OM-Itement lust Frl-
May canted riiti'l owners to permit
ihelr Imagination in (et the host nf
them nu.iihe price went skyward
Man aie taming down now and
i-ome of ihe land Is offered at more
jieiMonahlc and sensible flguies.
- Scurry eouuiy is Ht ill in thu "wild
l , L. Kell SrU Out Itum li.
C I, Krell or Kl I'aso. Texas, aells
tliis we.-k his ihivi- iind nne ball
M'l-tion rum h In ca l jmrt of Ibe
ro'iht . lor $:T.,oilii no ensti J. W
Crenshaw ol Nevada. Coll'n count)
I'lning 17oo,aeieH and Forest Jones
of New MeMi'o ituying ;120 acres
This leave'! hl:n (ti-l Dill uritH In
J Mr. Kell wu for wveii yuara cash
let- of the First State Hinift nml
' Trust Co , of I his city, resigning
jatiotil three ycniv ago to accept a
i"""k KHI,,I'I,,, Place, leaving that
department utter len months service
er tho hanking field of Kl
Paso, He n now Viee-Pres. or the
Security Hank and Trust Co., of that
city, also secretary and manager of
the t-'.-riirlly Morlgngc mid Cattle
l.onn Co.. which ia connected with
the bank. He ia nlsn nfiilluled wllh
the Standard tlioeory Company, a
large wholesale and retail (Irneery
f thnt city, serving In Ihll enter
prise im one of lis director. Mr.
Kiel I was here In penmii rinsing Dili
Mm. (leotge Itickl.am of Rhreve
IMirt, UiiilHiaiia is here on il visit to
the home folka, Mr T. H. Falls and
'amlly near Ira. She was calmd here
leeently on account of the seven'
illnrss of a sister. In company with
her nmther and sister she was In
town Thursday a-id met many old