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VASS, N. C., FRIDAY, JANUARY 7, 1921
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Cameron Route One
Miss Bessie Cameron, an efficient teach
er, of the Jackson Springs High School
spent the holidays with her people here
returned to her school duties Monday.
Mrs. Rauce Tedder returned to her home
Tuesday after spending sometime with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Shaw.
After spending the holidays with his
mother, Mrs. Mollie Graham, Mr. Ralph W.
Graham, returned to Ruffin, S. C.
Messrs. Marshall and Alton Thompson,
of Maxton, spent Sunday with their grand
parents. Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Thompson.
Mr. Frank Cameron gave his friends
quite a surprise Thursday afternoon when
he arrived with his bride, he was quietly
married to Miss Bettie Egerton, of Warren-
ton Wednesday evening. They have the
best wishes of their many friends.
Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Futrell returned to
their home in Norfolk, Va., Sunday, after
a two weeks visit to Mrs. Futrell’s mother,
Mrs. Mollie Graham.
E. B. Keith returned to Ayden Tuesday
last after a week-end’s visit to his parents
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Keith.
Miss Nora Taylor, of Winston-Salem,
spent a part of last week with Miss Kate
Mr. T. J. Keith, of Sanford, spent Sun
day at home.
Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. W. E.
Thomas over the arrival of a fine baby
Misses Margaret and Minerva McLeod,
of Mt. Gilead, visited relatives here last
Miss Kate Boay, of High Point, spent
last week with Mrs. Josie McRaney.
Miss Jennie Cameron, of Rockingham,
spent the week-end with her people here.
Mrs. E. A. McFadyen, of Cameron, was
a visitor last week at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. May Cameron.
Hubert Carlile, formerly of Surry county,
has moved his family to the farm of Dr.
Rosser, on this route.
Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Autrey, of Varina,
visited their people here last week.
Arthur Atkins has bought the farm of
J. B. Eades, and has recently moved his
After a week’s vacation Miss Minerva
Thompson opened school again Monday at
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Thompson spent a
day of last week with Mr. Thompson’s
mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson.
Miss Ethel Shaw entertained a number
of her friends Saturday evening in honor
of the young people who were home for
Mrs. Sallie McPherson is spending some
time with her daughter, Mrs. Robert Jerin-
gan, of Dunn.
Mrs. G. P. Thompson, of Moncure, was
at home for the holidays.
Miss Margareth Keith spent several
days with Miss Clyde Fisher, of St. Paul’s
Among the many happy yuletide
events was the perfectly planned
party given by Mr. and Mrs. W. R.
Stewart on Friday evening. A large
number of relatives and friends gath
ered with these good people to wel
come the coming of the New Year.
Mr. and Mrs. John F. Harpes, who
have resided at Pineview for the past
nine years, shipped their household
effects to Greenfield, Ohio, this week.
They will spend sometime with their
daughter, Mrs. W. H. Johnson, before
returning to their old home in Ohio.
Regret is all but universal over the
loss of these estimable people from
Mr. Ray Rowland, of Chillicothe,
Ohio, is visiting at the home of his
sister, Mrs. J. T. Craig.
Mr. David Haddocks and Miss Janio
Cameron were married at the Baptist
parsonage in Sanford Wednesday
afternoon. Rev. Gilmore performing
the ceremony. Mr. Haddocks is em
ployed by the A. C. L. R. R. Co. and
resides at Spout Springs. His bride
is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. A.
Cameron. The congratulations and
good wishes of a large host of friends
in this section go out to these young
people. May their portion be a long
life and a happy one.
Where there is no vision the peo
ple perish! Last Summer the people
of Johnsonville demonstrated their
progressiveness by voting a bond is
sue for the construction and main
tenance of good roads through their
township. Such movements are high
ly commendable at any time, but re
cent developments have proven that
their action was especially timely,
since when this work is started it will
furnish employment for all who wish
it, as well as furnish work for pract
ically all teams in the community,
thus lessening the burden brought
about by the present depression. All
details in connection with the project
have been attended to and road
builders have been in conference with
the Township Commissioners during
the past ten days, and we are advised
that actual work on the roads will be
gin sometime during the current
Rev. S. A. Edgerton of Buies Creek
conducted services at Pineview last
Sabbath. Heretofore, Rev. Edgerton
has been coming to Pineview on the
first Sunday of each month, but un
til further notice will make his visits
on every fourth Sunday, preaching at
7:30 Saturday evening and at 11:00
o’clock Sunday morning.
Miss Myrtle Williamson, who has been
spending the holidays with her sister,
Mrs. D. A. Huffine, returned to her
duties at Queen’s College, Charlotte,
Several Tobacco growers are now
preparing ground for plant beds, it
being their rule to seed these bet
ween “new” and “old” Christmas.
Owing to the high cost of production
Vass Route One
Miss Katheryn Blue of Raleigh,
came home for the week-end.
Mr. C. B. Home was in Charlotte
several days of last week on business.
Mr. Martin McDonald, of Norfolk,
Va. is home for a few weeks.
Miss Mary McCaskell, of Jackson
Springs is visiting her cousin, Miss
Elizabeth McCaskell of this route.
Misses Lena and Bernice Currie,
of Jackson Springs, spent several
days of last week at Mr. H. M. Mc-
Mrs. Dalton Mclnnis and children,
of Eagle Springs visited Mrs. Mc
lnnis’ mother Mrs. J. A. Blue, this
.-.Prof. J. D. McLeod, of the Jack
son Springs school, was home for the
holidays and the reunion dinner at
All the boys and girls who are away
at school have returned to their re
spective places of duty.
Prof. and Mrs. J. C. Kelly of the
Farm Life School spent a few days
with Mr. Kelly’s people near Carth
age, last week.
Mr. Marvin Davis left one day last
week for Badin to join his brother
there who is quite ill and accompany
him to John Hopkins Hospital, Balti
Mrs. Mary Blue and son J. W. C.
Blue made a business trip to Rock
ingham, one day last week.
The Sandhill Farm Life School re
opened Tuesday with a full attend
ance. All the faculty except Prof.
Basen and Miss Parker were back on
the job. Prof. Basen will be greatly
missed. Just who will succeed him is
not definitely known. Miss Nell John
son of Aberdeen will take up the place
where Miss Parker was. It is hoped
the work will go on fully as well.
Holidays being over, let’s all get
down to work, be hopeful, and take a
delight^ in our work for the work's
Rev. L. H. Joyner and Mrs. Joyner
enjoyed a happy reunion of all their
."hildren during the Christmas holi
Mrs. Gabe Holmes came up from
Goldsboro for a holiday visit to her
parents. Rev. and Mrs. M. D. Mc
Mrs. Margaret McLean spent Mon.
day night with Misses Chrissie and
Mrs. E. A. McFadyen spent last
week at the home of her daughetr,
Mrs. Mag Cameron, Rt. one.
After spending the holidays with
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and low prices realized from their
crops this year, it is the consensus of
opinion that a smaller acerage will be
devoted to the culture of the weed
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Deaton and Edison
were week-end visitors at Mrs. Deaton’s
, Miss Hermenia Haynes who is in school
at Trinity College is home on her vacation.
Mr. S. J. Gardner went to Hoffman on
business last week.
Messrs. Floyd and Wellon McLean, of
Laurinburg, were here during the past
Mrs. Hendron, of Asheboro, and Mr. and
Mrs. Howard Harrison, of Eagle Springs,
visited Mr. W. C. Hendren one day last
Mrs. R P. Andrews and little daughter,
Mary Helen, left Saturday for their home
in Raleigh after spending several days
here with relatives.
Mrs. Alex Stewart and children returned
to their home, Monday in Maxton after a
week’s visit to Mrs. Steward’s mother,
Mrs. Daniel McNeill.
Miss Maude Blue resumed her duties in
Mr. McQueen’s office Thursday after a
week’s stay with her peoples in the Eu
Messrs. Holt Gardner and Lewis Holly of
Raleigh, were pleasant visitors in our vil
lage last week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McNeill and little
son Jack, of Greenville, S. C., spent last
week at Mrs. Daniel McNeill’s.
Mr. Donald McQueen stopped over a few
days with Mr. J. R. McQueen on his return
from Atlanta. He has been in the south
since October and is returning to his home
in Caster, Wy.
Mrs. A. T. Randall and little son, Robert
A., left Sunday morning for their home in
Pittsburgh, Pa., after an extended visit to
relatives here and at Wilmington.
Misses Margaret McQueen, of Charlotte,
and Flora McQueen, of Raleigh, and Rev.
A. R. McQueen, of Dunn, spent part of
last week with Mr. and Mrs. John R. Mc
Mr. Joseph . Hoke and sister, Mrs. A. C.
Wicker left Tuesday for Hopewell, Va.,
where Mr. Hoke has a position and Mrs.
Wicker will visit for a few weeks.
Misses Frances and Grace Gardner spent
Friday and Saturday with Miss Gladys
Gardner in Carthage.
Mrs. Mary McLean is visiting relatives
this week at Red Springs and Raeford.
Misses Blythe Carroll, of Garner and
Lois Gardner, of Hoffman, spent the week
end with their grand parents here.
Mr. and Mrs. Redfield, of Pinehurt, were
Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Gibb.
Mrs. W. D. Caviness and children, Glenn
and Frances Lee, returned last week from
a visit to Mrs. Caviness’ mother at Aber
Miss Frances Vick spent part of last
week with her friend, Mrs. Alsie Autry at
Miss Nancy Maxwell, of Waynesboro
and her friend from Asheville, were very
pleasant visitors of Miss Hermina Haynes.