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BNYDKIL, SCI'llltV COUNTY, TKX, .V, HtlDW, lKC, fl, I1MH. Nl MIIKK'TWKXTY-nvH LI I'' 1U 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 !1' 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 era, ete. 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 voU1 Ihh We hope, In caae bond lue. to be able to et a i much ... rnm Ihe atate anil Federal ..,nm.n. a. we vote. Thai would ... atno.000.00jj.. expend !".,. vnada or H00 " family out , ,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 w,r" : 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 m,wn f(n iii;m y(,ry ,, to anyone i for his neighbor to go down. In a auy nnn(.;, ,enMlt oy It, but he .will Kaln If hla nelRhbnr piilla thru' I '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 Jorlty 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 posi(ltile. At 4 o'clork the patrons . ml 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 from Mrs. Waddill made each one I,,, of those present feel urea I here. The Thnnksjtlfin spirit was attain maHifestpd In two numfbers ftlvci by the Intermediate and the primary aradea. .... ....I. Soma twenty ladles Joined me run. The 1.f n.ee,ln wna fixed f: ! Ihe Third Thur.day In each SChonl ' 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 this nieetlng The following program will rendered: Shrt Mirfnesa meeting. Solo. Miss Ivo Wilson. Id-solved that Hoys and heliate (Hrls should be separated above the grades." Affirmative. Mrs. Kemp. Negative. Mrs. Shell hong In Hpsnish. Miss Mng. Itnading. Mr. Frailer. v a.. u'm-mI I'urrtn- Program '"r " r..iiM f'luti. Wednesday, 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, i trade. Object of Parent-Teacher tttub. Bustnega lesslon. 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 gor.d ntnda, IQUVRFQ -AHTIUITIPC uiuui.il nuiiuiiLU nciiic pen ppnee Ul MIL IILU UIIUJU (ti n citns.s s huih, ok iNsriti t.Tif; III 1"'uiiii lo t'liilMiiiia. Ilrlv i 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 repre 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 "'" Just two 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 (lvll,jon 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 Icross drlvo. 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 " ,h,r",' '"' " ."""' 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 , 'lull.!". 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 ner 2.r.. 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, an alderiuaii 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 llnrgreavea Printing T. W. Tafim A. warren - A J. Hiley J & Mct'lanHhan ,. H w- Tel. Co W. T. Mam A -Son Pullln Printing Cc Kaea Harrow ,.$7r. $r.B.7n Will Drown $74.70 $27. Bo fl.no , $7 no! lu T Uiinlln i'' - .......... W. Briiola Bmith , , . .T J. HlaPkblirn $4.00 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-: tianrlnl condition. City P cretary Harvey Shuler r sick with influenia and the pounrtl minutes were rerorded by alderman Joe Taylor. 1 HrhiMil !tolta, 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 elernlty. 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, banner. 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 Ada Andrews. Miss HIliliee'H room. Second nnd Third flrndes, Noah HuiriiiiiH. Orene McMillan. KtiKene lluiri!lii-. Maurice Mcf'llnton. Mrs. Howell a room. Kirtit (ttiid' 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- .;m Ketner. 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. regit - 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 was heic Thursday. ALL r'i' the TRUE h:X 011 In news m THE ih.-: T 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 Scurry county. 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 since 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 scurry ount 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 deal. 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 fri-nds.