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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.
Prayer 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 mornin?
at ten o’clock.
Christian Endeavor every Sunday even
ing at seven o’clock.
Every one is cordially invited to attend
Has Gov. Morrison flopped ?
Raise more poultry this year.
You can notice days are getting longer.
Up-to-date job work done at all times
at the Pilot office.
It is about time now for the ice man to
prepare for the summer shortage.
If the average coal man’s body shrank
to the size of his soul he’d look like a lath.
And still another difference between
death and taxes is that death is some
A man usually starts out paying a girl
a little attention—and the next thing he
knows he is paying her bills.
Then, again, sometimes the reason two
can live as cheaply as one is because they
have a lot of the stuff charged.
Nowadays a wedding couple welcomes
the old shoes that are thrown at them—if
the shoes are of the right size.
There is one auto to every sixteen peo
ple in the United States. That means
six riders to every ten dodgers.
it is probably a good thing for the fellow
who can “drink or let it alone” that dyna
mite doesn’t come in liquid form.
Enter your name on the subscription
books of the Pilot and become a stock
holder in the concern. It will pay you.
There is at least one time when a Vass
man agrees with his wife, and that’s when
she tells him he’s the best fellow on earth.
We shall reserve judgment in the case
of Mr. O’Callaghan until he explains what
the letter ’‘g” is doing in a name like that
Now that cotton has taken the big drop,
we wonder what the girls will do with
those “simple muslin dresses” that cost
a man a week’s salary.
The Pilot man understands that it is
now quite de rigeur, or whatever it is in
parleyvoo, to wear the blouse waist over
the skirt, and without knowing to what
lengths the innovation may be carried,
we cannot help feeling that it may help to
save the situation if it is cut long enough.
And the probabilities are that just when
the advanced moralists get man all nicely
covered up by reform he’ll get too hot and
kick off the covers.
If the Germans are paying the ex-Kaiser
$25,000,000 a year and spending over
$32,000,000 on champagne, it’s no wonder
they’re yelling for help.
“Political writer says women can scratch
their tickets like men. But how about
scratching matches ?”—Dayton News.
Why not? It strikes us those very tight
skirts have made the feat particularly
easy of accomplishment
There are a lot of good things in this
old world but nothing has yet been found
to beat the Vass wife who is both a com
panion and a cook.
We see where- a Detroit butcher has
gone into bankruptcy. He must have
given away a piece of liver with every pur
Now comes a story to the effect that
bootleggers are so numerous in New York
City they often catch themselves selling to
Would’nt this be a grand old world if
we could go back to when folks knew how
to have a good time without spending
A French doctor professes to see some
connection between the epidemic of hic
coughs in Paris and the bare knees of its
women. Well, from what we read, both
must be prominent enough, but we’ll be
hanged if we’re able to see any connection.
Farmers of Harford county, Md., have
shipped to Winston-Salem, N. C., 3,500
pounds of wool to be made into blankets
and motor robes. Another shipment of
wool will be made next week.
Representative George R. Ross, of Moore
county, has been placed on the legislative
conmiittee on roads. No better man could
have been selected for the position, and
we extend congratulations.
The Vass postoffice has been placed on
the presidential list on account of the in
crease of business with a salary of $1,200.
The postoffice at Jackson Sdrings has also
been advanced, and both offices are now
on the same footing. This 'speaks well
for this end of the county. Let the good
Mr. George R Ross, who represents
Moore county in the present legislature in
troduced last Monday a bill amending the
consolidated statutes providing for six
months’ services by grand juries in Moore
and Richmond counties. This is a bill
that should become a law by all means.
Fall River (Mass.) comes into the lime
light as a result of the news that its cot
ton mills are today operating on full time.
The importance of this fact is so great
that one may almost consider it to be the
rainbow which pressages the end of the
uncertainty of the past few months. Cot
ton goods are staple products and real
necessities, and it is impossible to believe
that productions in this line can be cur
tailed for any considerable period. The
United States must have cotton; and or
ders which have been placed in Fall River
indicate that there is a turn in the tide of
production. The market for raw cotto6 is
somewhat stronger; and this latter con
dition is perhaps partly due to rumors of
German financing which will permit the
stagnant industry of that country to get
some needed materials. All things con
sidered, the cotton trade seems to be look
ing up; and this cannot be true except for
reasons which will cause improvements in
other lines of industry.—From last Mon
day’s Baltimore (Md.) Sun.
FARM LANDS FOR SALE
H. A. MATTHEWS
If you have Vacant Land for sale; can get 3fou the very
highest market .price.
Also dealer in Lumber and Shingles.
The Electric Repair 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, VassJ*. C.
I have opened a market in connec
tion with my Grocery business and will
have Meats of all kinds, Fish and
The market will be sanitary in
every respect and I will handle the best
that be obtained.
I have a complete line of Heavy and
Fancy Groceries and Feed Stuffs. •
NEIL N. NcKEITHEN
“THE HOME OF GOOD THINGS TO EAT”