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VASS, N. C., FRIDAY, MAY 27, 1921
PRICE FIVE CENTS
Rev. Letcher Smith of Fayetteville
spent Saturday night with Rev. M.
D, McNeill and Mrs. McNeill.
Rev. W. H. H. Lawhon spent Sun
day night with Rev. J. W Hartsell
and Mrs. Kartell.
Miss Burdette Joyner came home
last week from Louisburg College
\vhere she is teacher of art, bringing
as her guest, her friend, Miss Esther
Hansbiiry of Boone, who is teacher in
music at Louisburg College.
Miss Bonnie Muse spent the week
end with Miss Vera Wooten at San
Miss Ernestine Matthews called
Sunday on Miss Jacksie Muse.
Mr. J. A. Phillips who rented a
dewberry field at Carthage shipped 8
crates from that point Saturday and
on Monday shipped five crates from
Prof. Scott, principal of Roberdell
school, with Mrs. Scott, called last
week to see Misses Bonnie and Minnie
Mr. H. D. Talley left Tuesday for
Fort Green, Fla., accompanying his
neice, Miss Myrtle McDugald, a stu
dent of Peace Institute.
Miss Rosa McCollom of Eureka
came over Saturday for a visit to
Mr. and Mrs. Dermott, and Misses
Rachel and Nannie Gilchrist.
Mrs. Mag Cameron and daughter,
Miss Sallie, on Route one were callers
at Mrs. Janie Muse last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Smith of Vass
were callei's, Sunday afternoon, at
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. McLeans.
Mrs. E. A. McFayden, her daughter
Mrs. Janie Muse, and daughters.
Misses Mamie Neal and Bonnie Muse,
with Miss Bettie Riddell and W. A.
Muse motored to Mr. Tom Camerons
on Carthage Route one, to be present
at a picnic given in honor of Mrs. Mag
Cameron, who is in her eighty second
year. Mrs. McFayden is eighty-nine.
The Cameron home, the place of the
picnic, was the girlhood home of Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Phillips of Gold-
ston, came down last week to attend
the sale at the home of the late J. D.
McLaurin. While here they were
g^uests of Rev. and Mrs. Hartsell.
Mr. J. A. Phillips bought a hive of
bees at the McLaurin sale and came
home to get a conveyance to bring
them home, when he returned the
bees had swarmed.
Mr. and Mrs. Alec McPherson and
little son Hugh, Miss Annie Pierce of
Borderlee spent a day of last week in
Farmers Unions have been organ
ized at Moore’ Hill, Cranes’ Creek
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Gaddy had a
family reunion Sunday. Those pres
ent were Mr. and Mrs. Alsa Thomp
son and children on Route one, Mr.
Glyde Gaddy and son of Sanford, Miss
*I>Ttle, Messrs. John and Hampton
and little Miss Lula, home children.
Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Hendricks of
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VASS ROUTE ONE
CAMERON ROUTE ONE
Miss Margaret McLeod, who has
been principal of the Efland School
has returned home.
Mrs. Fred Bowen of Eastwood
spent the week end with her mother,
Mrs. W. D. Fergerson.
Miss Caroline Rankin of Greens
boro has been visiting her sister,
Mrs. Z. V. Blue.
Miss Katherine Blue of Raleigh
spent the week end with home folks
Prof. J. D. McLeod, of Jackson
Springs is now at home.
Miss Laura Blue of Raleigh visited
her people in this community last
ters. Misses Mary and Margaret Kelly
have returned from an extended visit
to Mrs. Blue’s daughter, Mrs. R. B.
Britt of Lumberton.
The Eureka Community Chib held
its second meeting last Thursday
night. A full attendance was pres
ent and much enthusiasm was shown.
The club will meet again on the night
of June 1st. Several important top
ics are to be discussed by able speak
“The Busy Workers” of the M. E. Sun
day School enjoyed a picnic at Thaggard’s
Mr. Joe Donaldson and Misses Lucile
Eiford, Cora Belle Donaldson and Pauline
Jackson, spent the week-end visiting rela
tives in Charlotte.
Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Pulliam, of Ether
were visitors here Saturday.
Among the visitors in town Sunday were
Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Bruton, of Eagle Spring;
Messrs. Will and George Clarke, of Jackson
Springs; Misses Flora and Jennie Frye, of
Miss Darthy Monroe is spending a while
here with Mr. and Mrs. Martin.
A large number of the people of Jack
son Springs came over to the base ball
game here Saturday played between Bis-
coe and West End. West End, of course,
won. The West End ball team has joined
the Moore County League and expects to
put out a fast team this year.
A large crowd of Methodist members
from here went to Aberdeen Sunday to
the rally at the Methodist Church.
Mr. Vivian Tucker went to Troy Sunday
to see his father, who is sick.
Some of the farmers around here are
through setting out tobacco.
LAKEVIEW’S BIG OPENING
Notwithstanding the very incle
ment weather Tuesday Lakeview^s
opening night was attended by a
large crowd, who enjoyed themselves
to their heart’s content. Music was
furnished by an excellent orchestra
from Raleigh and the pavillion was at
all times crowded with dancers. The
name of Harrington, the manager,
is enough to insure it one of the best
seasons Lakeview has ever had. No
thing will be allowed to mar the pleas
ure of anyone.
At a meeting of the stock holders
of the Bank of Jackson Springs on
Wednesday afternoon the following di
rectors were elected for the ensuing
year: Geo. R. Ross, Dr. A. A. Mc
Donald, J. T. Ellis, E. J. Woodley, J.
E. Jordan, Ira A. Stuart and Chas.
Diling. This institution began busi
ness at the beginning of the financial
depression, but has prospered beyond
Mr. E. T. Ammons and family of
Rowland have been here for the past
several days. Mr. Ammons is fast
getting the Jackson Springs hotel in
tip top shape for the opening on Sat
urday, May 28th. The hotel manage
ment will be under Messers Geo. R.
Ross and E. J. Ammons. The hotel
annex will be under the management
of Mrs. Geo. P. Markham as a fami
ly style boardin house. A five piece
orchestra will play for concerts and
dances on Tuesday and Saturday
nights of each week during the season.
The hotel annex is now open for
After much suffering for the past
few weeks, Lois Orene, the little
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Poole
died on Saturday morning at 10:30
o’clock. Lois was 1 year, 10 months
and 29 days old. She was a bright and
attractive child with a sweet and
cheerful disposition. Devoted par
ents, relatives, friends, the family
physician and nurse done all they
could, but her suffering ended quite
and peacefully. Funeral services
were conducted by Rev. A. S. Parker
of Biscoe, the parent’s pastor, at the
Marcus Methodist Church, and inter
ment was made in the church ceme
tery where a large number of the lit
tle one’s friends and relatives gather
ed to pay their last respects to the
departed one. Mother and^ little son
are doing well.
Miss Kate Ray, an aged lady, is
Mrs. Neal Patterson who came
home from the Hamlet Hospital sev
eral days ago after an operation is
very sick at her home on Route two.
Mr. Chas. Diling, who fractured a
bone in his leg some time ago while
splitting wood is able to be at work
again on his farm.
Several from here went over to
West End on Saturday afternoon to
sea the Biscoe-West End ball game.
The score being 5-4 in favor of West
Mrs. R. B. Norris, Jr., of Char-
.ottee is visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Chas. Diling. She is accompa
nied by her cousin, Miss Johnson of
Mr. W. Edgar Graham of Elon Col
lege is at home for the summer.
A small child of Jim Ferry, colored,
who resides a few miles southwest of
here was found dead in a branch near
the house Thursday. She had spasms
and it is thought she wondered away
from the house to the branch and fell
in when having a spasm and was
Miss Luda Boaz of Cameron was
the dinner guest of Miss Mollie Reed
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Thompson of
Aberdeen were the guests Sunday of
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Thom
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Keith spent Sun
day in Southern Pines with Mrs. R.
Mr. Alton Shaw attended the com
mencement of Lemon Springs school
Miss Squice of Virginia is the guest
this week of Mrs. Frank Cameron.
The first dewberry shipment of the
season in this section went forward
Mr. Carl Thompson attended the
closing exercises of Lemon Springs
school last week.
Mr. Currie Shaw and sister, Miss
Ethel were the dinner guests Sunday
of their sister, Mrs. Turner Cameron
of Cameron Route three.
Mrs. F. Atkins has returned home
after a visit to her people in Surry
Mr. Will Graham and sisters Misses
Kate and Eva, attended comme'nce-
ment at Lemon Springs last week.
Mrs. Monroe Moffit returned to her
home in Sanford last Thursday after
having spent sometime with her peo
Dr. Ernest Harbour of Cameron
was the dinner g^est Sunday of
Miss Mollie Reed.
Miss Hattie Eades, of Cameron,
spent Sunday with Misses Evelyn and
Mr. R. E. Patterson of Southern
Pines, spent last week end with rela
Mr. James A. Shaw spent last Sun
day with relatives near Carthage.
The men of this community met
at Moore Hill School House last Fri
day evening to organize a Farmers
Union under the leadership of Mr.
Southern of Chatam County.
WELL ATTENDED MEETING
The large reception room in Hotel
Vass, was well filled with members of
the Building and Loan Association
last Monday night for the first trans
action of business. The meeting was
called to order by the president, Mr.
Daniel A. McLauchlin and reading of
the minutes of the last meeting by
the secretary, Mr. W. D. Matthews,
after which the bye-laws and consti
tution were read and adopted. This
now places the corporation on a good
footing for all future work. Several
new members were admitted to mem
bership with the promise of others to
join later on, and in the very near
future the association will be one of
the strongest institutions in the state
Let the good work continue and there
by Vass will grow.
A dentist will be in Vass next week
to practice his profession and can be
found in the office of Dr. Rosser.