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THURSDAY, MARCH 20, i - - . . . . - . ' ' " " ' II . I Ill - ! I.ll.. I (Continued from Page 2) ly. be. Di'ye it purs the State'3 affairs cn a business like fuotins. Be it saicL to :ac crn-dit v.'. tnis Legislature that no tim;: was lost even debating this proposition The till was passed as & matter of course. 8. Dcgs ami Sict;. A dog law was pas?ert wir.uh will prcve the salvation of the sheen industry of Western North Carolina, under it dogs are taxed but the most important feature oi ihe law is the provision requiring owners to keep dogs up at night. 61). Agriculture. The most important measure i elating to the agricultural interests of the State was the bill ap pro i.riatius 250,G'.0 for a new build ing for the State Department of Agr:--cil.uro- Other minor laws were en .ac.1 tending to stMngthen and In crease ihe el'lcicncy oi this Depart. lt, The Unfortunate Child. A bill to protect the rights of the illegitimate child means much to society. Its re sults vUi be iar-reaching. Under this new law the father of such a child Is required to support and educate it. The effect of the law is obvious. 11. League of Nations. Last but by no means least important was the ac tion of the General Assembly endors ing the League of Nations and back ing up President Wilson in his efforts tc establish such a League. The Leg islature even vent so far in support cf Mr. Wilson as to endorse the par ticular Cous'uution of the Leaguj t.T Nations v.hich hi brought back wit, liiiu from Ha cpe. This is the if cord. It speaks tor i: self It declare- - own glor. inK en as a .vhM.: jprepsrtts a mui;nir tent achievement in line with the ! sr tho ight of North Carolina est :-. -mt.liment that can b? paid ' Governor- Bickett just now is that every ireasure mentioned in the fore going summary of important legisla tion was specifically recommended by him in his Biennial Message to the General Assembly of 1919. And he didn't go to sleep at the switch Win ston Journal. Ike KITCnm A knuckle of ham in soup gires a rest and flavor to the dish, but more than one serves only to spoil the pot tage. Smollet. LET US CAN WHAT WE CAN. Apmj& t IS more essential tnis year man ever before to save every bit of food possible. Fruit and vegetables which may be stored for winter use wil be just that much to call upon when al such foods are scarce and high. Olive Oil Pickles. Take a hundred medlum-sised encumbers, sliced thin, leaving the peeling on, add two large onions sliced, place in layers and le stand over night in one cupful of salt Drain and add one-fourth pound each of white mustard seed and black mus tard seed, two tablespoonfuls of celery seed, a pint of olive oil and enough eood vinegar to cover them well. Sea: in fruit Jars and keep in a cool place. "' Beet Relish Chop one quart of 'cooked beets, add a quart of chopped cabbage, two cupfuls of sugar, a ta blespoon fnl of salt, a teaspoonrui ct ipepper, half a teaspoonful of cayenne and a cupful or gratea norseraaisn add enough vinegar to make It of the rlrht consistency and can at once. To Can Corn Without Cookings Take nine cupfuls of corn cut from the cob, fresh from the field, add one eunful of sugar, one-half cupful of sal and one cupful of water. Mix and stand until the salt and sugar are well dissolved. Then can In sterile cans, Freshen before using. .iarri Pickles. For those who . gV Hke a cucumber pickle with a sligh flavor of mustard, the following wil he enJoved: Take a gallon of good vinezar. add to it a cupful of dry mus tard mixed with half a cupful of salt Tror tne cucumbers daily as tney are picked into this mixture until the vine gar will not cover them. They will be ready to eat in a week. Ripe Tomato Pickle. Take three pints of ripe, peeled and chopped to matoes, one cupful of chopped celery, four tablespoonfuls of chopped red pepper, four tablespoonfuls of chop pen onion, four tablespoonfuls of salt, six tablespoonfuls of sugar, a half teaspoonful each of clove and cinna mon, one teaspoonful of grated nut meg, and two cupfuls of vinegar. Mix well and keep covered. It will keep for a year, and is ready to use, after mixing. In a weelc Oldtime Fire Alarms. Fire alarms came into use in medie val times. 'It was the custom in many of the towns to have a watchman sta tioned on a high building whose duty it was to look for fires. As soon as he saw one he gave warning by blowing a horn, firing a gua or ringing a bell. lllpf 1919. People and Events 3IATTIE STA5SEL, Koporte PHONE 6 Mrs. CD. Cashing, from Fletcher, visited relatives here last week. :o: Miss Grae Sample, from the Bilt more Hospital, spent the week-end at home. :o: W. T. Hancock, of Richmond, Va., has been a guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Mclntyre, recently. :o:' Mr. and Mrs. T. R. DeShields have come home from Florida where they spent several weeks, .o: Mrs. E. Sindorf has gone to Char leston, S. C, to be with her daughter until the middle of May. :o: Philip Eaton, of Hartford Conn., has been visiting the family of John Redden on the Hebron road. :o: Clarence Flynn, who has had pneu monia, is improving so nicely that his nurse was allowed to return home. :o: The children of Mr. and Mrs. E. Lewis, who have been on the sick lis: are all better. :o: Mesdames McCreary, A. S. Piea cott and daughter, Andey, spent seve ral days with relatives, at Augusta, Ga., recently. :o: Miss Elmira Dawson, of Baltimore, is registered at the Cedars while de-. signing and' trimming -for Miss M. E. Woodall's Millinery Store. :o: Pv't. Frank Bly has wired his pa rents that he is at Camp Merritt anC will soon be at Camp Jackson. From there he expects to ccnie home. Mrs. J. M. Waldrop and Miss Edith Waldrop have gone to Greenville, 3. C, to visit Mrs. Earle. Mrs. Wiltshire Griffith and Miss Lula Waldrop have returned from Fort Caswell. :o: Mrs. C. E. Broolis, Miss Jessinc 3rcoks, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Davis, Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Brooks motored to Asheville Saturday to see, "Hearts of the World." :o: T. J. Underwood was in town on Tuesday from Boilston section near Horse Shoe. Mr. Underwood report ed the bridge over the French Broad Viver in good condition. :a: Dr. H. L. Keith has returned fromi a business trip to Atlanta, Ga. Claude . Keith goes this week to Atkinson V accompany his parents here who will make their home in the Bartlette cottage on Seventh avenue. ) :o: ed and iifty A hundred and fatty other people have built homes , here with our aid. j We can build 4Jtorne for you. Look at our advertisement in this issue. Laborers Building & loan Associa tion. :o: Mrs. M. P. C. Youmans has lvon connected with the Young I-adies Seminary at Buena Vista, Va., .iir.ee January. Mrs. Youmans is bvth pleased and interested in her work. This will be of interest to her friend here. .l :o: If you have any of the Red Cross work, finished or unfinished, please return it this week to the Red Cross work room above the postoffice. There are several shirts and sweaters that have not been returned. It is timo to make a shipment. Among the arrivals at the Kentucky Home this week are: Mrs. Thurman, of Louisville, Ky., who has been com ing here for many years, Mrs'. Flet cher, who was here last spring anC Misses Draper and Mackie, from Kingston, Canada who expect to re main several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Brooks, from Murphy, N. C. :o: The Episcopal Lenten services are held every afternoon at 5 o'clock ex cept Wednesday's. On Thursdays a visiting rector conducts the service. To-day Rev. Charles Mercer Hall, who is the rector of St. Mary's Parish, in Asheville, will lecture. Friday after noons the Woman's Auxiliary meets nt the rectory and sews for a boy at Thompson Orphanage. The Aux - n 00nH him an Easter box. . :o: The Ladies Aid. Society of the First n' riTvh mfit with Mrs. J. L. XJCtJfblOb Egerton Monday afternoon at o'clock. Several ladies braved the in clement weather and spent two busy hours with their knitting, tatting, sew ing and making plans for their sale xbout Easter. Mrs. Egerton served offee, beaten biscuit and doughnuts. HThe meetings will be. with Mrs. Eger ton until further notice. N FRENCH BROAD HUSTLER, HE ERSONTI1IE, y.'.C. The .adies' AJ Society, of the First Baptist Church, had a called business meeting with Mrs. F. E'. Curtis, who is their president, lasl Monday, March 10th. There were IS members present and it was decided to resume their work with renewed energy. There will be a sale of good things at Easier. There was a most rsncoura.-.ms meeting of the Methodist Ladies" Aid Society which met with M-3. A, -cry Justice Thursday March Cth. The attendance was larger than has been at any meeting this year. There waa not any meeting last week as so many of tho members are i'u or u v n Mrs. Justice served geUtin-a wiih whipped cream, cake and grape iuict d-iring the social half-hoiv. :o: Mrs. W. F. Bowman was hostess at a 6 o'clock, course dinner, Saturday the 8th in her home on the Flat Rock drive, which was given in honor of Miss Lily Brooks, the bride-elect. Al ter dinner had been served there were contests 'and the game of progressive initial. The guests were the sisters of the bride-to-be Misses 'Jessine and Annie Brooks, her cousins, Ethel, Louise and Jennie Bowen. -:o: P. P. Johnson recei7?d this tele gram Saturday week from his son, Paul, "Arrived in New Vcr saftly. Feeling fine. Going to Camp MTnit. Will write." Preston P. Johnson. Jr., writes that he was dismissed from service in De3 Moines, Ioya anl has returned to his former employment which is farming by machinery. -He will not come as was his plan. :o:- Mesdames M. F. Moores, E. Durfee, C. Few, Jr., J. Mack Rhodes, Guy E. Dixon were at High Point last week attending the Wo man's Foreign Missionary meeting of the Western North Carolina infer ence. Mrs. J. F. Byers was prevent ed from representing the junior so ciety on account of sickness in her family. M -:o: Save a little ebch week and get over six per cent neQx-free .- Read ouv advertisement in th4s,. issue. Labor ers Building & Loan Association :o: Miss Florence Justice was given a Birthdav dinner, on Monday at the noon hour, which proved to be araosr delightful surprise to her. Mrs. Jus tice had the birthday cake which wa- liehted with 17 candles, and sweei peas as the table decorations. The in vited guests were Miss Vada B. Or?, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Pace. After the candles were put out by Miss Jus tice, the birthday cake was servec Among the many remembrances, was fra gold pen that Miss Justice found a: her plate. :o: The girls Auxiliary of the First Baptist Church furnished the pro gram for the Woman's Missionary Un ion Friday afternoon, March 7. Their subject was: "Missions in Cuba." The girls acting as a history class with Miss Lucy Bomar, as teacher, were able by answers to questions to give real information on the subject. Miss Elizabeth Sossamon read a paper on Cuban Country Folk. Miss May Mor row gave the story, "He Died that Cuba Might be Free." Miss Holen Brooks gave Joseffa. Miss Mary Brooks presided at the piano for ai: the music including a solo by MiS3 Willie Morrow. The Girls Auxiliary is an active body of workers who are particularly interested in getting up a kitchen shower for Fruitland Institute. - Any one who would like to help in this work may speak to Miss Mary Brooks. :o: Parent-Teachers Association. Summary of the work thac Ins tten done by tho Parent-Teachers .Asso ciation at Flat Rock. The association was organizes March 8, 1917. By plays, ice cream and box suppers, $13S vsas raided ana the money was used as foi-.ow.!i: Coal House .$25.00 Band for Commencement 10.00 Prizes for Flower Contort ... 8.00 Payment on School Liberty Bond... 5 00 i Basket Ball 7.00 5iano Tuning... 5 00 Sanitary Work on Grounds.. 2.00 2.50 3.00 SVork on Flag Pole Parent -Teachers' Pennine. Material Used for Cowmeucu ment 12.00 Material Used for County Commencement 0.00 To Red Cross... . . ... .. IS.0'0 This year the associt! )j has lu-en greatly handicapped by t'K i-.Muem.a epidemic. No pub:.': gaiheringj could be had. to raise money ;;'t by private donations, -d"ies, ete , $5- 0. ! has been raised. $0.0'J of this was sent to the French orpai-i whioL i;;e association is suppo.-.ritr. Sl&RO . w :s .SGd to make final p.i . :imt-. -jn ihe Liberty pond; $10. u was invested v.i War Savir Stamps, .:.. CO was j;?ven to the schr.,1 to mi a i;iau p y ment. The associali . ih;.s SL 50 each month io assi't in paying the school jan" r.r. :o: From tha Independent, t. Peters burg, Fla., February 2SJi there was an account of a meeting of the Cro Sinas Association. C. R. W:iitaker presided as the president and vict president were both absont. Mrs. Charles R. Wn:Utkr has betn appointed a deleate to the ationai conference of the Pr'noess Hirr higua chapter D. A. Rf., which meet? in vy'astiington, D. C, April 11. The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Whlt aker will be glad to hear of thf.se horr ors that have ben conferred upon them :o: The Hendersonville Basket ball team played the Flat Itoo'c team at Flat Rock, March 7, at 4 o'clock. The score was 11 to 3 in favor of Hender sonville. Several people from town went to witness the game and with the Flat Rock spectators thorc was iiuite a crowd. The gar.o wa.s h close one and the players wsro well matched. The referees wers Misss Margaret Bomar and Lai la Wynne. After the game Flat Rock placers served te visiting team with refreshments. Save twenty-five Cents a week. We add the interesy and when the series matures you haW)One Hundred Dol lars. Read our advertisement .in this issue. Laborers Buading & Loan Association. A dingy your car. .l.i i mat Our materials and wor teed DAMAGED TOPS REPAIRED v MEW I am opening a MONO A Y, MRCH 24th THE STOCK OF GOODS WILL BE NEW AND FRESHTHEOUbHOUT, AND AS THE WTOLESALE 1 MARKET HAS COME DOWN SLIGHTLY IN T&B PAST FEW WEEKS TPAwnruTMY PATRONS THE BENEFIT OF LOWER PRICES AT MANY LINES. rmTnt.TcnwtrTT.T.p. XXXJU XlXjll J- JJAVUvy j. aj-.i THE NEW STOCK OF GOODS. TELEPHONE 63 J. F. ...... ... , . .-. . . .. .. ' ' BROOKS CHEWS A wedding of much interest was coiomnized last Wednesday afternoon 3:30 o'clock at the home ol Mavor ana Mr C. E. Brooks when their daugh- ter,' Miss" Lily' Lee Brooks was mar ried to John B. Crews, of Danviile, Va., by Rev. J. J. Gentry, of Peters burg, Va . , who is a special friend or the groom. r ' ' The parlor was beautifully decorat ed with growing plants, galax leaves, hemlock, bowls of yellow daffodils anC lighted by candelabras. Preceding the ceremony, "Waiting for You," was sung by Mrs. A. B. Drafts. - This was followed by Lohen grin's Wedding March and during the ceremony "Traumerei," was softly ren dercd by Mrs. M. C. Toms at the piano. The bride wore , a handsome travel ing suit of navy blue cloth with acces sories to match and a corsage of white sweet peas. She entered the parlor with her father and was met at an im provised altar by the groom and his best man, W. H. Crews, of Spartan burg, S. C. Mr. and Mrs. Crews left on the 4:30 train for Washington, D. C.,New York City, etc. They will be at home in Danville, Va., about April 1. Miss Brooks is one of our most pop ular young ladies, an earnest churcn worker and will be missed by a wide circle of friends. Mr. Crews is well known among the business people or the town as he has been a successful traveling salesman for many years. No invitations were issued but the wedding gifts were numerous anc handsome. . The out-of-town guests who attend ed the wedding were J. B. Crews, Jr., I PS R SI jPqd spoils the Dst us put good as r iooKs a one that the came rrom Factory ktrtafiship to be as good as th etson Auto Top Works Third Avenue OKI modern retail Grocery busine J. O. WilHanjtand, and expect to be readv for Business af PTTTUJC IS CORDIALLY INVITED 'GOODMA1 R. Crews and Miss Jennie -:o: FRUITLAND INSTITUTE Since the passing of the influenza epidemic in the last part of January conditions have teen normal in the school. The attendance is good and the grade work is very satisfactory. Mr. Ernest L. Justus goes to Wake Forest this week to represent Fruit land in a declaimers' contest between representatives of various high schools in the State. Miss Sadie Ingle of Asheville, for mer pupil, visited in the girls home Saturday night and Sunday. Pastor A. J. Nielsen and wife and their daughter, Miss Jessie, were visitors Saturday night and Sunday. Mr. Nielsen delivered interesting and helpful sermons Sunday morning and; evening. A special series of Meetings com menced in the Baptist church begin ning on Tuesday, March 18th, with Dr. E. E. Bomar of Hendersonville aid ing the pastor. Mr. Clyde Goodman of East Flat Rock who has been out of school sine Christmas because of illness return ed this week. The first game of base ball of the season was played on the home grounds last Saturday, March 15th, with Blue Ridge School. The mana ger of the team announces a full sche dule of games. Field Day will be March 22nd, when both the . young ladies and the young men will participate in various ath letic contests. looks of one on the are guaran best. East in the do TO GALL AND INSPECT Miss E. Bowen.