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A New Art— Dried Apple Sculpture

����A faithful por- trait of Harbe Hawkes and his "ole woman." He raises "ta- ters" while she patches quilts. Both are a little rheumatic, but otherwise "mid'- lin', thank ye"

��A "^ type often met ^th in the mountains of the South. She makes rag car- pets and lye soap for a living and is saving to buy a set of store teeth — a won- derful luxury

��Miss Isabel Million, of Knox- ville, Tenn., reproducing her "Po' white" mountain acquaintances from dried apples. How she pre- vents the apples from wither- ing further after she has carved them is Miss Million's own secret

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���Tobe Lemons of Smokey Cove has a misery in his "chist" which prevents him from mak- ing an honest living. He is just strong enough to ped- dle whiskey

It is wonderful the amount of expression and the detailed his- tory which these little figures re- veal. Here is the village seam- stress going to church dressed in "Simday" clothes


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