The pilot. (Vass, N.C.) 1920-current, December 10, 1920, Image 2
BRIEFS Good morning! This is our third appearance. Do your Christmas shopping early. How about that meat market and drug store ? This Christmas honors will doubtless be divided between the stocking and the bootleg. 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 silk-clad calf. Mr. Walter B. Graham who spent all of last week in South Carolina on business, has returned. 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. r In the old days he wasn’t brought home until morning, and in these bootleg days there is mourning when he is brought home. The Cabinet slate doesn’t interest the average man so much as the slate they are selling this year under the name of coal. Miss Josie Oldham who spent a few days with her sister, Mrs. J. E. Caviness, returned to her home at White Hill, on Tuesday. 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 coal ? Mrs. Stacy Brewer was taken to Raleigh last Monday by her husband where she received medical treatment from Dr. ^ Royster. 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 office. 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 covery. 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 estate agent. 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. FOR SALE Two Possum, two Rabbit and Squirrel Dogs. Trained night hunters. Apply at The Pilot Office. dlOtf NOTICE. 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. MICKIE SAYS: -CU\S UtVit eots vs AU^ OOT Of* WVJKAOtt, tf AOUS ov> , -TO WAVJV; i\C. O' SOV4- >WUO os Adoor CHABUy ' 1 have the RIGHT PRICE and can furnish in any size NEILL N NcKEITHEN 4 The home of good things to eat FARM LANDS FOR SALE H. A. MATTHEWS VASS 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 by the 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. CAMERON 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 street. . Mrs. Margaret McLean turned Tuesday from a visil ter, Mrs. Ayer, of Oak City. | Mr. John McLaughlin aij Cassie, spent Sunday wit] Arnold. 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 with Christ.” Miss Kate Harrington Id ' Charlotte, where she is Ic-i nurse. 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 per year. Speaking of p >anding, on Route 2. pjunied tfti with several pounas of frn last week that are gredi appreciated.