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VOL. XXVI NO 26
HENDERSONVILLE, tf. C THURSDAY. JULY 24, 1919
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PROGRAM
JL FIOCER PAYS $700
Partial list of new buildings to be
erected within-year nd estimates
of their approximate cost.
INeT hotel on Fifth afenue to be
baill by Mrs. Gorer, 100,000.
Jleit residences on Fifth arenu,
liither 'nnder construction or pro
ici'ted, $50,000.
Ifew garage to be built by the
- Hendersonrille Automobile com
pany. $50,000.
IVevv home of Citizens National
Bank (no estimate' from bank
arailbie) $100,000. .
3few building for First Bank and
Trust company (no estimate from
bank aTailble) $100,000.
New office building to be erect
ed' on Fourth venue by Brownlow
Jackson, $40,000, ; ;.' .
New apartment house on Fourtii
avenue to be erected by J. O. Bell
and Brownlow Jackson, $65,000.
Addition to Kentucky Home,
$25,000.
Over one-half million dollars will
be spent in Hendersonville within the
net iwelve months, thus establishing
: a building record absolutely beyond
comparison with any city of its size
in the south, and most forcibly de
monstrating the faith successful busi
ness men and investors have in the
immediate future of this Resort of
America the very heart of land set
part by God for the refreshment of
H:- people.
-s a matter of fact V.ai few citis in.
j-jhe south, quite regardless of their
Tfcize, have ah immediate building pio-
gram of more importance than has
Hendersonville. The partial list or
those who have expressed their inten
tion to invest at once in the future of
this city represents investors who
j have watched the town emerge from
! its mountain village stage into a strug-
glingtown, and from that stage into
f Its present condition of solid and en-
during prosperity where a million dol
1 lar bank is commonly spoken of on the
1 streets, where the combined deposits
t of the two banks- are greater by far
than they were before the war in
i spite of the fact that an amount equal
' to these deposits have been invested
I in war securities, where the farmers
j insist oh good roads and who are more
il prosperous and more wide awake to
h their many opportunities than ever be-
0re, where the. cry is for more homes
where the
7i OTlrt IUU1C LkKJiAA,
it Vnn inside is
filling up with greai
! Educational institutions and where the
city school system is of the most mo
? dern type, and where any man can
j make a living and those gifted tnat
i way : make a competence,
j Tlie Reason
bere must be a real reason fnrtue
1 bu-iness conditions existing here and
'iyiiich spell so much for the ciiv nnd
ithe surrounding country. There must
-be some reason for the thousands up
ion thousands -at strangers who are
?lnow' the guests of Hendersonville,
There must he some reason for als
:";0Se cars one sees on r; magnificent
iJtain
tthe finest- dubiuo
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EQUALLED
HE CAiiE.
HE LOOKED,
. HE
Arrived in Hendersonville on Sun
day evening, bought and paid for
home on Monday morning.
C. M. Claytoh,' president of the
First National Bank, Lakeland, Fla.,
has purchased the. Fifth avenue home
of S. Maxwell; has paid the purchase
pripe of ,$7,50a,for it, raftdt, .intends
making Hendersonville his home for
a considerable part of the year. He
has established the high speed record
for seeing and investing in Hender-
sonville real estate.
II ST LOT
COST
01 $15,000
The First Bank and Trust Com
pany paid, it is understood, $15,000
for twenty-five feet of Main street
frontage adjoining its building.
A Ficker, owner of the lot, paid
somewhere about $700 for the same
piece of land. This, but a few years
ago.
This is an increase of more than
twenty fold.
CITY'S FIRST SPEED COP
Woe to the breakers of the speed or
dinances now,, for the first motorcycle
police officer ever here has arrived.
Paul Johnson was appointed on
Monday by the city commissioners.
It is said that Paul Johnson when
mounted on his flying machine can
turn figure eights around the fastest
moving car In the county.
The commissioners intend to en
force the. speed laws.'
THE TALLEST MAN
Buford Haydock, the tallest man-in
Henderson county, and his wife, one
of the shortest women , in Hendrson
county, with their two children, were
at the court house last Monday,' inter
ested spectators at the Owens trial.
Buford Haydock. is sure a tall man.
In the Superior court he once tobjL the
judge that he was "six feet ahdtwen-ty-three
inches tall." His wife is be
low the average' height: and rth,ev two
youngsters are bright and sturdy
looking children.
BOUGHT! A
700;
SEASON
BYFEW
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THE HUSTLER'S
ALLIGATOR IS
FTER READERS
Oh, see the ahli-ga-tor.!
' The al-li-ga-tor is running . a Hust
ler subscriber to pay his dues.
LOST One alligator. Liberal re
ward if returned to The Hustler
office.
The Hustler has lost its alligator
and the devil is shedding tears. He
says he had gotten to love that alli
gator and The Hustler printing office
w:f!)oi.U. an alligator don't seem the
same, like. He has kind of laid off
work since the alligator left and ppendi
most of his time telling subscribers
who drop in to pay their dues, just
how cute the little cuss was. Those
were his csact words, we believe.
In the business office there is a
firm belief that the alligator .has gone
out to hunt up delinquent subscribers
td this paper. They don't state this
positively in tjhe business office but
they are. inclined to think it may be
so. They say, in the business office,
that it would take a real mean alliga
tor to make some folks pay their sub
scriptions. But then they are rather
odd people, in the business office. All
they seem to think of is collecting and
pa-, ing out money. The devil says
they are more concerned about the
money with which to pay the . silly
bills than they are over the loss of his
pet alligator. The -devil sheds tears J
while saying this.
So if, tonight, when you crawl into
bed and wiggle your toes between the
nice clean sheets, if something cold
and clammy like catches hold of your
big toe and bites it off, you will know
it is The Hustler alligator reminding
you of your past due subscription. Of
course, this experience majr be avoid
ed by sending hi a dollar when your
conscience will be clear and you can
dream on and on quite undisturbed by
anyj fears of his alligatorship.
The devil says he just knows that
is what his alligator is doing and
fears some irate subscriber may hand
him, the alligator, rct the devil one
while performing hisr duty. J ust wh.t
the '.devil mean's is; ilot ' known 'but
that is what he said. So to rl'"evo
the j devil's mind if yyi lind the a lii
gator please bring htm. to-lljis. otllcV
with one dollar, to apply on your sub
scription account; -j" , i. "
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NGS WITH IT BUILDING
CITY HAS IE!
IASTER
We, see by the papers" that Hender
sonville; has a new postmaster a
stranger here." The -list of appoint
ments in The Citizen the other day
said that "Samuel" Y . Bryson ha5
been named to succeed fi. Y. Bryson
A. very careful reading of the new
city telephone directory! just pr;ntejl
by The 4iusMer,"of. course, fails, to' 're-
POS
veal -fanylSeififtfefv- '-y'. Bryson-"'llsteaT,I,Wy' seentfe&fcltte'ent6f' Henderson-
Neihi-r do we recall at tbir precise
moment ever-' 'exchanging engraved
calling cards with."SaVueS" Y. Bry
son. Of course everybody kmows
"Sain" Bryson. but this "Samuel-
business sounds kind of dignified andJ
diplomatic like.
However, the government never
makes a mistake so "Samuel" must
be right; We hope that the new post
master may like Hendersonville as
well as everybody else does and thatXstone and mortar in the form of mo
he may decide to locate here perma
nently. If he is as efficient as Sam
Bryson in the discharge of his duties
he will have to set the alarm clock
at an early hour, as it were, and if he
becomes more popular he will have to
stir some. But still he may do it, and
if he follows in the tracks of his pre
decessor he win sure get there and
perhaps beyond. -
FORTY-NINTH STILL
Sheriff M. Allard Case, last Friday,
captured his forty-ninth still. This is
a record, it is believed, that will com
pare with any in the state, and indi
cates somewhat the untiring vigilance
of this officer of the law.
The raid on Friday resulted in the
capture of a fine, copper still of fifty
gallon capacity -'and the destruction
of 2,000 gallons of beer. The slill was
in full operation when, the shcrif' ar
rived but the moonshiner had received
warning and was gone.
Sheriff Case has brought in nine
moonshiners In the forty-nine raids
made. .
SOLD COCAINE, CHARGE
Changed with selling cocaine to a
well knqwn business man in this city,
D. H. Gilliland, aT barber, was taken
before United States Commissioner
George H. Valentine. Tuesday, and
bound over under a $500 bond for his
appearance at a preliminary hearing
Friday. The arrest was made by De
puty United States Marshal J. F. Gar
ner of Asheville. . The case was work
ed up by E. F. Merizies, a special
officer from the Greensboro office.
There are four .known users of co
caine in this cognty. -Under .the new
harcotc law the", "restrictions thrown
around the sale tf cocaine are' strin
gent. ., .k . ,
CITIES IN THE SOUTH
OlD cfD pP (f)
FSSSISJOB
1 A. SMITH.
FIRST CITIZEN
The coming sale of that old and
picturesque landmark on Main street
inevitably it calls the man who has
done most to build Hendersonville,
who has l ad the greatest vision, the
most unfaltering faith in a Greater
Kmrlersonville, in the Hendersonville
of today the dean of the Henderson
ville' bar, foremost leader in all things
f - - f - , .. ,
for the community's 'welfare, that most
viilo-W. A. Smith
And so the only breathing spot in
the city's centre gives way .to civic
progress and W. A. Smith, as ever
uuruig a me aevotea to the best in-
tdrOQfo flf Ilia follAiw tvj-i-n 4 -? .
terest3 of his fellow citizens, stand
not in the way of the public gooC.
The property bordered by Main and
Fourth and King is to be sold at pub
lic auction on Thursday and will soon
be filled with masses of brick and
dern business structures. One corner
of the property has already been sold
to the Citizens National Bank, whose
i
new home will stand there within the
year, the bank officials say.
The growth of the city demands
this development of vacant property
and for that reason no longer may this
picturesque old building bar the logi
cal expansion of the business district.
But, stragely enough, the citizens of
Hendersonville will doubly profit by
the change. For while the sale of this
property in the heart of the city spells
business expansion, and civic growth,
the money received from its sale will
largely be devoted to still further
developing Laurel Park truly now
the most beautiful natural park in
America and a Hendersonville CITY
park which has brought untold thou
sands of visitors here, .which has
spread far the fame of this resort and
which has cost the taxpayers never
one penny.
Most big men have some hobby
horse which they love to ride this is
well known. .Fortunately for Hen
dersonville the hobby of "Bill"' Smith,
eminent and eloquent and straight
thinking man of the ; law, that he is,
has always been Laurel Park ad
mitted to be Hendersonville's one
greatest asset, of far greater financial
v;ilue to HENDERSONVILLE than ail
other scenic points of interest in its
neighborhood combined. It in, per
haps, revealing no state secret to
scale that ample financial resources
have been required to develop and to
carry this property devoted to the
b:i?flt of all the people, and that 7ir.
b'-.nith's extensive professional income
hag been largely devoted to thi3 pnr
po e. iPerhips r is well' tor reAemb
always, -tnat xixmuiuivy
benefitted from this 'fact
XT
ore
the real: owner of the parjf, an
' " (Continue 09 Lay
100,000
COLD
PLANT
STORAGE
FOR THIS TOI
A railroad , siding is now, being
built fpr-thAHome Ice and Oil Com
pany,4 a $100,0013 all-Hendersonville
corporation whose cold-storage plant
will certainly fill, a long felt want
rean4 which will go a long way
towards- v estaWishing an .all-yea '
market for the farmers of Hender
son county.
The principal stockholders of the
new corporation are:
J. O. Bell, president of the Green
Rivpr Mannfartiirinfr Cnmnanvr
Brownlow Jackson, John T. Wilkins
-rt .
and E. J. Rhodes. Mr. Bell is the
president of the new. company, Mr.
Jackson is vice-president, Mr. Wil
kins is. secretary-treasurer, and Mr.
Rhodes will be the general manager.
The railroad siding is being con
structed on the company's recently
acquired property facing 500 feet on
the Southern Railroad tracks near the
depot and which is a block in depth.
While the cold-storage plant to be
built will represent one of the chief
activities of the company, it will also
operate a fifteen-ton-ice plant, and
will deal in all kinds of oils and fuel.
This branch of its business will be in
active operation this fall. The steel
oil storage tanks- and other required
equipment has been ordered and, it
is said, .will soon be installed. Coal,
wood and other fuels will be handled.
The cold-storage plant will be built
on the unit system, permitting its
enlargement as the business increases.
All food products, such as eggs, but
ter, fruits and meats, will be handled,
and the company, for its own account,
will buy and slaughter beef cattle
and hogs. A certain amount of cold
storage space will also be rented.
For many years a cold-torage
plant for. this city has been talked of ,V
and agitated. It will go a veryy
long way indeed towards establish-, ' ,
ing an all-the-year-round market f p ;
the farmers of this county and r
Dart of the state. It will stabliz :
prices paid for many farm pre
and will mean, it is belie 'f.
keeping of many thousand' ' J
lars in the county now sr
This, part of the new e' -
not be ready until nr
cold-storage plant
machinery and ree
for ' its installati'
the side track,
the purchase.
plant, are t'
realization .
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