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T 0 f a Local Nature Gathered Mere and J-
IHjGfiT FOR TODAY.
.. xi lV wav unto, the Lord;
;r, Funand He shall bring
1 al ° r « t A the Lord, and wait
>r Him.—Psata 37:5-7.
T?]niv i* back at his office
> herl Lr a few days siege of flu.
lin aIl ~
r Williams has been com-
as postmaster at Bynum.
- r Poe has returned from a
fto Oxford, where he went on
~ Morgan, of the University,
! fr; week-end with his mother
p tt bom
, H Elkins, of Siler City, former
• . t the Siler City paper, was a
er in Pittsboro Tuesday, \
Vast men, and thye will be true to
! Vet them gently, and they will
w "themselves great.-Emerson. #
Ir . Radford Lanius has returned
“a visit to her parents, Mr. and
“ H. il Nicholson, at Bonlee.
ulian Gregory, who is doing road
.1. ; n the westren part of the state,
at the week-end in Pittsboro with
'rom present appearances the new
toffice building will be ready for
mancv next week. Mr Johnson ex-’
ts to move the office at once.
new grist mill has been opened
grinding purposes at the old Jas.
wn stables on Fayetteville street,
s owned by the Messrs Beard.
he new filling station being built
Dr. Chapin and Walter Johnson on
corner of the court house square
the south, is nearing completion.
[uch home building is talked of In
sboro for the summer. We under--
id several of the citizens are to
d homes and quit paying the
fith the exception of the Raleigh
1 and the Oakland road leading in-.
Sanford, all other roads running
of Pittsboro are now in fine con
end in the names of y.our visitors,
want the local news for publi
on but the only we.
;ing it is fqr you to’Write, phone (ft
and tell us.
wffiile citizens of the iarger toWixs
and cities are paying from $lO to
sl2 a cord for wood, Pittsboro" folks
are buying what they want for $3.
a cord, and it is delivered.
It is curious how people change.
Before electric lights were put in at
Pittsboro, the citizens used to welcome
moonlight nights. Now nine of the ten
hardly ever notice the moon.
The old Bynum house, corner of
court house square and Hillsboro
street, is to be sold next Saturday.
The buyer wiH be ' required to move
the building within thirty days.
We have had many callers at our
office during the past week, giving us
the glad hand and encouragment, we
are glad to say. Welcome folks, we
want you to call and make our office
your headquarters while in either
Rev .J. J. Boone requests us to say
that he has no regular appointment
at the county home to preach. He
states that he will preach at the
home as often as he can, but he will
be unable to be there on specified
Don’t forget the moving pictures
and the lecture at the court house in
Pittsboro tonight ( Thursday.) Dr. J,
H. Spruill will be the speaker. The
colored people are also urged to be
present. There is no charge for ad
Here's a fish story for you. Last
Friday Lucien Clark and one or .two
others lifted a fish basket in Rocky
nver and took out 75 large catfish.
There was a thin skim of ice on the
river, but that did not stop them from
.W. C. Hammond, deputy commis
sioner of revenue, representing the
state of North Carolina, will be in
Pittsboro on next Thursday, March 1,
for the purpose of assisting any tax
Payer in making out his or her in
cojne tax to the state.
It cost an autoist SB.OO to get his
ear pulled out of the mud one day
last week while coming from Raleigh
*-0 Pittsboro. He was traveling over
Raleigh road and was stuck be
s Moore’s Bridge and Pittsboro.
j Tnis road is among others in Chat
[ ham that needs attention.
Mr. 0. M. Jones, and old co-worker
and personal friend of the editor, was
* visitor in Pittsboro this week. We
POP ; to encourage him to come over
ln Chatham and abide with us. Mr.
Jones is a splendid newspaper man,/
an all round good felloe and at pres
ent is a valuable asset to the Char
lotte Observer. * •
,y-' r the depths of despair and
with irjg heart and sorrowing
mint 5 --v.es a pleading, .plaintive call
‘ rom Bynum. The tragedy is
recounts the courtship p |
f ’ v ! n just 25 an elderly i
fl ' “SS summers. We do know
tilf ' 1 es of the couple, but the i
5 1 - or the letter forgot to sign I
her name, therefore we are i
s o deprive our readers of a j
-.g, heart-rending letter in
Garden- Seed from Congressman
Pou have not arrived as yet, but those
who have mailed le.ters and made in
quiries will be supplied upon their ar
A total of 3,058 farmers were
helped by county agents to home-m'x
their fertilizers in i9_2, sava.xg fa 1,-
055.00 oil 17,416 tons. As Chatham
county has no demonstration agent,
our farmers were the losers in this
There will be a United States reve
nue agent or deputy collector
in Siler City tomorrow and Saturday,
and in Pittsboro on March 7th and
Bth, to assist anyone in rnakiuv fed
eral income tax returns. A penalty is
attached if you do not make your re
turn before March 15.
Mr Norris Dead.
The many friends dV former solicit
or Herbert E. Norris, of Raleigh, will 1
regret to hear of his death which oc
curred in a hospital in Raleigh at
two o’clock Wednesday afternoon.
Mr. Norris was well krown in Chat- 1
' ham, having married Miss Emma!
Bar s, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. ;
CHARLIE HUDSON PROMOTED
Mr. Charles Hudson, who has been
running as flagman on the Pittsboro
branch of the Seaboard for the past
two or three years, has been given a
conductor’s place on the main line,
running out of Hamlet. W'. R. (Slim)
’ Lawson came up Sunday night to
take Mr. Hudson’s place as flagman.
Mr. Hudson will not move his fam
ily from Pittsboro for the present.
VITH PITTSBORO CHURCHES
First Sunday—Pittsboro morning;
Mt. Zion afternoon. «
Second Sunday—Moncure morning
Third Sunday—Browns Chapel in
• morning; Pittsboro at night.
Fourth Sunday—Pleasant Hill in
morning; Chatham church in after
Rev J. J. Boone, Pastor in Charge.
- First Sunday—Morning and night,
; Third Sunday—Morning -and night,
Fifth Sunday—At night, Pittsboro.
, A First Sunday at County Home at
$ o'clock . in* the afternoon.
• Rev. W. E. Allen, Rector.
J* . - * . ? - - J _
' Baptist Church
First .Sunday—Moncure morning
v Second Sunday—Emmaus in the
' Third Sunday—Mt. Gilead in the
morning. Preaching also on third
Saturday afternoon at 2:30.
Fourth Sunday—Pittsboro morning
R. R. Gordon, Pastor.
First Sunday—Mt. Vernon Springs
morning and night.
- Second Sunday—Pittsboro morning
Third Sunday—Pittsboro in morn
ing; Goldston in afternoon.
■ -Fourth Sunday—Haywood morning
Second Sunday at County Home at
3 o’clock in the afternoon.
- Rev. Jonas Barclay, Pastor.
I on march first \
We will put our Store on Strictly a Gash basis, following ||J
jw) the Splendid Principal of all well governed Business Con- jfrt)
W cerns. This change in our Store will enable us to give you ifflj
Mi Greater Bargains and Better Service.
We want the continued patronage of all our customers' (m
and we assure you of a better advantage. We highly ap- W
[jj preciate the trade you have given us, and we will make (9
M every effort to continue to merit your confidence. ||
i|fl| Yours to Serve, % \
L. N.WOMBLE I
From that old habit'of taking just the first thing you
see when you are in need. •
We handle Goodrich and Silver Cord Tires.
Poultry Netting of all Descriptions.
Select line of Chinaware.
Harness and Buggies, made by Tyson and Jones.
anything you need in the way of first Class
Hardware. Come to see us and let us show you.
Highest Cash Price Paid for Country Produce.
I Pittsboro, N. C. I
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. DEATH OF MRS CARRIE LONDON.
Or\£ of Pittsboros Oldest Citizens
* ! Mrs. Carrie Haughton London, wid
ow of the late vv. ej London,
d.ed at her home m xAtmoxo Monday
Iligllt abOLlo . li /O cloexk, Ij.i tiiC bold
>e.vl ot her age.
ivi Aft lli ri.. f*r a j O’. cr-* r\
, lvAxo, u cio lIa.O giiCGi. Oi. I
tile late «oun Iraughtou. Sue had ;
been m declining health for several j
mo-ths, but her death was unexpect
ed as she was up a d arou_.d her
home Monday and apparently was in
her usual health. # #
Besides her son, Arthur 11. Lon
don, with whom she res ded, she
le .ves two other so s, Hal London, est
Charlotte, and Frank London, of New
Two of -her sons, John ard Will,
and a daughter, died several years
ago. She also leaves one sister, Miss
Maggie Haughton, of Wilmi: gto i, and
Mrs*. Alice James, also of Wilmingto ;
who is a half sister, and nine grand- i
Mrs. London was bon and reared
in Chatham county .but lived prac
tically in Pittsboro all her life. She
jw, s a fond and devoted mother and
a dutiful wife, a d had been a com
municant of St. Bartholomew Episco
pal church since early childhood. She
| was an alumni of St. Mary’s at Ral
The funeral service took place at
i the Episcopal church Wednesday at
13 o’clock and was conducted by the
rector, Rev. W. E. being as
; sisted by Rev. T. A. Cheatham, of
Burial followed in the historic old
cemetery surround’ng St. Bartholo
mew's church in Pittsboro.
BROWN S CHAPEL SECTION.
Box Party at Gum Springs a Success
Local and Personal.
I Pittsboro, Rt. 2, Feb. 19.—Rev. J.
J. Boone filled his appointment at
Brown's Chapel Sunday morning, but
the extreme cold weather
many from being present.
Mr. J. T. Wright went to Hamlet
last Friday for treatment.
Miss Annie Lutterloh who has been
confined to her room for several days,
j is able to be back at her school,
i Miss Pauline Wright who is in
school at Chapel Hill, spent the week
i end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. T. Wright.
j Mrs. S. J. Henderson, who has been
! visiting her son, Walter Henderson*,
i and her sister, Mrs. C. N. Justice and
! Mrs. C. W. Luttermloh, returned to
j her home last week,
j Mrs. Frank Henderson, who has
J been afflicted with the flu, is much
1 Miss Lela Mann spent the week
end with her parents.
Miss Berta Durham spent last Wed-
I nesday night with Mrs. L. H. Perry.
] Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Perry spent
; Saturday in Durham.
The box party at Gum Springs
school on Wednesday night was very
much of a success. More than twen
ty dollars were made. The winner in
the bean guessing contest was June
Dark. He received a nice box of home
made candy. The lucky cake walk
couple was Mis* Annie Lutterloh and
Mr. Elbert Deance.
The money made will go for athlet
is supplies for tennis, basket bill and
Miss Janie Clegg spent the week
ned at her home on Moncure Rt. 2*
Mr. Jim Creed from Round ' Peak,
has been on a visit to his friends,
Messrs Johnnie and Lonnie Creed.
Rich Man's Odd Hobby.
Strange things have value. One n!
the richest Rothschilds collected flen>
In the interest <*f science paying h s
prices for strange varieties He ha*
them from roaring lions and anima
Os the equator and fvom »1»h fn«rh»
A BIG SALE OF REAL ESTATE.
Old Bynum Proprty in Pittsboro Cut
Into Lots For Saie.
Dr. J. M. Harper, of Casar, a for
flier resident of Pittsboro and who <
now old. By..um homestead [
in front of the court nouse, was iiex e I
j ior the week-end a,.d gave out the in- | <
i xoiinadon char ciiis jk/AopSxcy Vvou.d |
; be sold in a rew weens. From what [
j tills paper can learn me big two- <
story house is to be sold and the lots
cut up in commercial sizes for bus
iness muildings and sold to the high- <
In additional to this property the
old Haughton property on Goldston ;
Avenue, also owned by Dr. Harper, |
will be sold i i lots, as well as the 1
market building on Hillsboro street, ;
occupied by Vaughan & Farrell, and |
ovVed by Dr. Harper. * ' !
The old Bynum mansion is one of X
the landmarks of Chatham county, i
a.xd stands right in the business sec- I
l tion of Pittsboro. From what we learn
oc this old building it must be the
oldest house in the county, having
bee r built in the year 1785. '
The late H. A. Lond'n once said
that the original owner as well as '
the contractor who did the work went .
broke before the building was com
The timbers in this old homestead
is in a better state of preservation
today than some newly constructed
houses in Pittsboro.
The chimney on the east end of the
building is one of massive build. It is
nine feet across at the base and to
A few years ago this * house and
plat of ground was sold by its owner,
Mr. Fred Bynum, to Jas. L. Griffin
and A. H. London, who in turn sold
it to Dr. Harper. It is a valuable
piece of property and in a splendid:
, location for business quarters.
Allen Brothers Real Estate Co., of
Raleigh, we learn, have this property
. in charge and will make an announce
; ment of the date of sale in this pa-
per within the next few weeks.
tiling Bill a 1
1 teeth ouj °f :>
’ gold ones pm u, •> ..
L make business goo* t lo
: American Legion
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATRIX.
k The undersigned having qualified as
l administratrix of’ the estate of E. H.
» Cook, deceased, late of Chatham
county, North Carolina! this is to
> notify all persons’ having claims
l against the said estate to present
them, duly verified, to the undersign
: ed, on or before the 12th day of Feb
ruary, 1924, or this notice will be
• plead in bar of their recovery. All
. persons owing the said estate will
; please come forward and make im
mediate payment to the undersigned.
5 This the 12th dav of Feb. 1923.
r Mrs. MAUDE COOK,
• W. P. HORTON, Administratrix.
i Attorney. - Mch-22-R-p
k ... *■ ■■■■■i ■■ i.— ■ IP —■■»■■■ U immmmm— ,
j Having qualified as administratrix
1 of the estate of Robert Sutphin,
_ i deceased, late of Chatham county,
j North Carolina, this is to notify all
persons holding claims against said
, decedent to present them to, the un
“ dersigned, duly verified, on or before
the Bth day.. of February, 1924, : or
’ this notice will be plead in bar of
• their recovery. All persons indebted
to said estate will please make im
mediate settlement. '
This Bth day of February,. 1923.
Mrs. W. E. BROOKS,
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