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METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Rev. L. H. Joyner, Pastor.
Sunday School every Sunday morning
at 10 o’clock.
Preaching every first and fourth Sun
day at 11:00 a. m. and 7:00 p. m.
FYayer meeting every Wednesday even
ing at 7:00 o’clock.
Epworth League every Sunday even
ing at 6:30 o’clock.
Rev. M. D. McNeill, Pastor,
Service every second Sunday afternoon
at 3 o’clock and fifth Sunday morning at
Sunday School every Sunday morning
at ten o’clock.
Christian Endeavor every Sunday even
ing at seven o’clock.
Every one is cordially invited to attend
The Pilot four weeks old.
Christmas will be here in eight days.
Our stores are all dressed up for the
If you have any Christmas gifts to make
don’t forget the Pilot.
A year’s subscription to the Pilot would
be a nice Christmas gift to a friend.
The dry enforcement enthusiasts seem
to have overlooked the fact that Brer Frog
is full of hops.
Save fifty cents by subscribing to the
Pilot before January 1st 1921. After that
date it will be $2 a year.
Those who have enjoyed calling him
“Professor” Wilson will doubtless persist
in saying Editor Harding.
At the rate prices are dropping, it may
be necessary to put up “Look out below”
signs some time next year.
Every once in a while the man at the
filling station puts something in the tank
that smells almost like gasoline.
Those who have experience in these
matters say the modem femine complex
ion has the flavor of a French dessert.
If Santa Claus can’t think of anything
more appropriate, he might fetch along
the fourth installment of the income tax
There is nothing extraordinary in the
announcement that Luther Burbank is
creating a brand new nut. There is one
bom every minute.
The Carthage Realty and Insurance Com
pany, of which Mr. B. P. Barron is the
manager, will accept our thanks for sev
eral of their handsome calendars.
The teachers and scholars of White Hill
school are going to give a box party on
Friday evening of this week for the bene
fit of the school. Everybody is invited to
If you should have occasion to go to
Cameron to make a purchase don’t fail to
pay McDonald Bros, a visit. They are
reliable. Read their advertisement in an
other part of this paper.
The Pilot man can be found in his office
every day from 7:30 a. m. to 6 p. m., and
365 days in the year, with the latch string
on the outside, to receive news items, job
\york and subscribers. Come in.
Last Monday was hog killing time in
Vass. Mr. T. K. Gunter killed two that
weighed dressed 726 pounds. One weigh
ing 364 and the other 362. Mr. Angus
Cameron slaughtered seven that weighed
1,887 pounds, one weighing . 320. We
would like to hear from the largest hogs
Don’t forget that while the Christmas
holidays are approaching to spend your
money at home. It helps to build up a
place, besides when a person earns a dol
lar it ought to be left at home.
“A negro preacher of this town,” a
Southern reader reports, “said in his ordi
nation sermon: ‘I was bought at the
Lamb’s sale. I was predestined, foror-
dained, prefixed, suffixed and affixed, and
cannot be unfixed; and I am not hell
A subscriber remarks that one three
miles at sea may take a drink without of
fending Volstead, and asks if one may
safely take a drink while three miles in
the air. It is a delicate point, but doubt
less one would be quite safe if he didn’t
take a drop too much. *
The children of the lower grades of the
Farm Life School will give a Christmas
entertainment on Monday evening, Dec.
20th, at 7 o’clock. The admission will
only be 25 cents. After the exercises
there will be a voting contest and a pie
supper. The proceeds will be used by
these grades m improving the school
Messrs. James Hinshaw, W. W. Reece,
James T. Hinshaw, Hooks Petrie, Robie
Culler, Dr. J. T. Denbow, C. B. Huff and
Clinton Denbow, have been in this neigh
borhood for the past week fox hunting.
They managed to bag three with the as
sistance of eleven dogs, one was a beauti
ful specimen of the fox family and the
skin was shipped to a textermist to be
mounted. While in Vass the hunters
made their headquarters with Mr. Henry
A. Matthews. They all had an enjoyable
What others Think of Us
Pushing the Pen in North Carolina
We were glad to receive last week a
copy of the “Weekly Pilot” published in
Vass, N. C., and to learn that our friend,
Mr. George W. Brock, who for many years
successfully conducted the Aberdeen En
terprise in this county, is connected with
the editorial staff of this new undertaking.
The paper, while small in compass, is
rich in news and good business, and we
wish to congratulate Mr. Brock on the pa
per and his connection with the same,
and his well-known ability and energy
applied to its publication, we predict for
it a successful future.—From the Bel Air
To the Editor of the Weekly Pilot—Sir:
“Here’s to the Pilot, that started on a
Here’s to the Pilot that never will fail
If we stand behind it like a long Iron
Just because the Pilot is a small paper
don’t think it is small in number. Look
here is a subscriber way down in South
Carolina. I want to congratulate the edi
tor for getting up such an interesting pa
per in my old home town. I look forward
with great pleasure every Saturday night
for the Pilot. It is like receiving a letter
from home. My best wishes for the Pilot.
Mabel Edwards Spurlin.
Billy Shakespeare Said
Give every man thine ear, but few thy
Take each man’s censure, but reserve thy
Affection is a coal that must be cool’d.
Else, suffer'd, it will set the heart on fire.
Fling away ambition ;
By that sin fell the angels; how can man
The image of his Maker, hope to win by it ?
Fruits! Nuts! Candies!
I have a complete stock of
A chance is all I ask
P. S.—Remember that
NEHL H. NcKEITHEN
The home of good things to eat
FARM LANDS FOR SALE
H. A. MATTHEWS
If you have Vacant Land for sale, can get jfou 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.
Tra^c Death j
In the tragic death of
Jones who was killed by
that struck his car while
railroad at the station Fri
our people are overwl
sorrow unspeakable. B
to Cameron some six
Dr. Jones was a practici
in Surry county. He s
months in France, can
was married to Miss 0
of Siloam. He then wl
Orleans and took a p
course in surgery. At t
friends he came to Can
a home which he rei
beautified. He lived f
sion and his lovely you
lived for her husban
People remarked of t
and happiness, and we
was known for an u
and conscientious man
Those who knew him b
most. Long will his k
cheerful voice be miss
room. Not long since, i
he made the remark,
his profession because
that helped suffering h
us hope that the Lord
to him and that he su
at the fatal hour. Alt
was given by the phys
amined him, he was t
to the C. C. Hospital, b
reaching Lemon Sprin
with his heart broken y
accompanied to his fo
Surry county, by Mess
M. McL McKeithen, ha
Mr. Bruner andMisses
and Bessie Boaz.
All railroad stations
where there are tever
crossings, and through
of putting on more
pass the small station
up or ring a bell while
Subscribe for the
Christmas present to s
friends and relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D.
the week-end at Vass.
Christmas trees in t
The “Poor paid 1
papers have “writ” s(
seem now to be the m]
of all proffessions, or
ever thinks of raising
poor paid scribbler who
lie informed, sometime
often amuses, if onlj
The Young Ladi<
Auxiliary will hold a
open next Saturday
Gameron Drug store,
be on sale for a wee!
out. Nice place to g
The Cameron corr<
be glad to receive subs
Pilot, so send your
while the sending is
good way to get acqui
people at home, and
finds out who you are]
are xloing to help m|
prosperous, and bettei
1920 lives. Help oui
Any one finding a
eagle measuring 8 ft.
please return to Mr.
on Ht. two who shot