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Do your Christmas shopping early.
How about that meat market and drug
This Christmas honors will doubtless be
divided between the stocking and the
Automobiles may never run on onion
juice, but many of them seem to run very
well on credit.
The wind may be tempered to the shorn
lamb, but nothing at all is done for the
Mr. Walter B. Graham who spent all of
last week in South Carolina on business,
There is no telling what styles will do,
but no doubt these short skirts will knee
cap the climax.
You may break, you may shatter the
bar if you will, but John Barleycorn will
have his still still.
Hair tonic may not raise hair, but pro
hibition has demonstrated that it will
raise what Sherman said war is.
When a man expresses sympathy for old
maids he means that he regrets their ina
bility to do as well as his wife did.
Mr. J. B. Stimpson and son, J. F. Stimp-
son, of Siloam were here this week on
business with Mr. Henry A. Matthews.
In the old days he wasn’t brought home
until morning, and in these bootleg days
there is mourning when he is brought
The Cabinet slate doesn’t interest the
average man so much as the slate they
are selling this year under the name of
Miss Josie Oldham who spent a few
days with her sister, Mrs. J. E. Caviness,
returned to her home at White Hill, on
For the class in arithmetic: If you pay
$16 a ton for anthracite, slate and slag,
at what rate per ton are you buying the
Mrs. Stacy Brewer was taken to Raleigh
last Monday by her husband where she
received medical treatment from Dr.
Captain Roy Richardson, the genial and
accommodating conductor on the Norfolk
and Southern Railroad, was a visitor in
Vass last Sunday.
Misses Mamie and Fay Mathews, of
Sanford Route 1, spent the week-end with
their uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
A. Mathews, this town.
Mr. Marion W. Wall, county agricultural
agent for Moore county, attended the Par-
ents-Teacher Association at the Vass
school building last Friday.
Mr. W. N. Phillips, of Royston, Ga., rep
resenting the Carry Safe Company, of Buf
falo, N. Y., was in Vass last Friday on
business. He was a caller at the Pilot
Mr. J. B. Eastwood, of Lakeview, will
enter the hospital at Charlotte, one day
this week to be treated for rheumatism
and insomnia. We wish him speedy re
Mr. Donald McDonald, a iive business
man, of Cameron, believes in printer’s ink.
He was in our office last Monday and left
his order for a half page advertisement
and a thousand bills.
The new board of county commissioners
were sworn in last Monday and took
charge of the county’s afairs for the xcxt
two ye^urs. The board was organized by
the selection of H. P. McPherson, as chair
man, with R. L. Bums as councilor. A
number of persons went to Carthage to see
their friend, Mr. Daniel A. McLauchen,
inducted into office.
The annual bazar and food sale at the
Farm Life School will be held next week
on Friday afternoon, December 17. It is
for the benefit of the school. Help make
it a success by attending.
Mr. Julian 0. Matthews, of Sanford
Route 1, slaughtered a hog last Friday
that tipped the scales at 400 pounds, it
was just one year old. We would like to
hear from the next big hog that is killed.
Martin Eades traded with J. C. Hardy,
of Cameron Route 2, his farm of 40 acres,
known as the J. B. Muse farm, he also
taken in exchange the H. W. Smith farm
of 75 acres. The above transaction was
negotiated by Henry A. Matthews, real
A freight train was derailed between
Vass and Southern Pines last Monday
morning about 11 o’clock. All trains,
both North and South, were delayed some
two hours. A considerable- portion of the
track was tom up and several cars were
thrown across the tracks. The passen
gers, about twelve in number, were taken
to Mrs. Henry A. Matthes for dinner.
Mr. C. J. Temple took twenty hens to
Southern Pines, last Monday, for which he
received $1.50 a piece. Next.
Two Possum, two Rabbit and Squirrel
Dogs. Trained night hunters. Apply at
The Pilot Office. dlOtf
By virtue of a certain mortgage deed
executed to me by T. R E. Hall, L. F. Hall
and C, W. Hall, Moore county.-N. C., I will
offer for sale on January 3, 1921, for cash
at the Court House Dwr, in Carthage,
Moore county, N. C., for the non-payment
of said mortgage and notes a certain par
cel or tract of land conveyed by said
mortgage to me by said parties and lo
cated in Deep River Township on Little
Governor’s Creek; adjoining the lands of
R. L. Burns and J. J. Tillman; containing
300 acres more or less above sale made
to satisfy said mortgage and cost.
October 29, 1920.
J. B. STIMPSON.
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, -TO WAVJV; i\C. O' SOV4-
1 have the RIGHT PRICE and
can furnish in any size
NEILL N NcKEITHEN
The home of good things to eat
FARM LANDS FOR SALE
H. A. MATTHEWS
If you have Vacant Land for sale, can get you the very
highest market price.
Also dealer in Lumber and Shingles.
The Electric Repair Shop
Stop the high cost of living by having your SHOES repaired
Vass Electric Shoe Shop
Prompt service and satisfaction guaranteed. Send your
shoes by parcel post and we will return them repaired
We make a specialty of repairing the very
finest footwear. Give us a trial order
Vass Electric Shoe Shop
VASS, N. c.
We are all glad to have R|
ner and Mrs. Joyner back
with ther interesting family
addition to our town.
Mr. E. Frank Kelly, of Balt
through town last week fo
visit to his old home at Unio
flourished Union Home Soho
his father. Prof. J. E. Kelly.
Misses Sacksie Muse, Lul
and Miss Ethel Dalrymple,
were seopping in Qaleigh las
The Cameron people gave
dell and sister. Miss Bettie. a
ing last week.
Misses Fay and Mamie
White Hill, stopped over Sui
and Mrs. J. J. Irvin, returnin
to relatives at Vass.
Mrs. W. 0. Fraiser, of Ba
rived Sunday for a visit t(
Moore and adjoining cour
Cameron, she will be the
Mrs. E. M. Borst.
Mr. and Mrs. Archie McDi
T. 0. McEwen, came up fror
day afternoon to call upon
H. D. Talty.
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Gad
spent Sunday afternoon wit
Clyde Gaddy at Sanford.
Mrs. AddieqGraham and
Bertie, have rented rooms in
of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Irvin
Mrs. Margaret McLean
turned Tuesday from a visil
ter, Mrs. Ayer, of Oak City. |
Mr. John McLaughlin aij
Cassie, spent Sunday wit]
Miss Bettie McLaughlinl
who came down Saturday
Teachers meeting, spendint*]
Miss Ada McNeill.
Miss Lula McPherson wl
eariy aate to visit her sisj
Ferguson at Rose Claire, III]
Mr. R. E. Bryan on Rouj
chaseQ from Mr. J. E. EadsI
home an Route 1, that <
Mi*. Ed. Thompson, of
comes to dealing in real esj
is equal to Mr. H. A. Matthi
Mrs. Georgie Matthews nj
trip to Sanford last week.
Miss Lady Mary Loving
a position in the postoffit
left Monday to begin her v
Misses Mabel Muse and
who are teaching at Oa|
home for the week-end.
Mr. John Cox who lived
hood, of White Hill OhurcJ
from an attack of acute
leaves a widow and two
There was a large crowcj
terian Church Suuday irj
Rev. M. D. McNeill who ]
sermon from the subject
Miss Kate Harrington Id
' Charlotte, where she is Ic-i
Mr. Edgar Petty, son of|
Mr. H. T. Petty, has been
position of auditor for the|
merce Commission for tJ.
work. Mr. Petty passed
required examination and|
nooga, Tenn.. for work at
Speaking of p >anding,
on Route 2. pjunied tfti
with several pounas of frn
last week that are gredi