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VASS, N. C., FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 1921
PRICE FIVE CENTS
On Tuesday of last week a large
number of farmers gathered at the
home of M. C. Poole to prepare his
land for planting corn. By continued
rains and sickness in Mr. Pooles fami
ly he was thrown far behind with his
farm work and was surprised to find
so many teams ready to plow, disc,
and plant his corn in the bottom
lands in this County on Drowning
Creek. A good days work was done
by not only natives of Moore and her
neighbor Counties, Montgomery and
Richmond, but farmers who have de
veloped farms here from Cleveland,
Gaston, Anson and Stanly Counties.
These are the kind of people we like
to see move in here to develope our
idle land and shows o#r community
We did not have as large a crowd
here for our hotel opening and dance
as usual, but considering such a short
time the opening was advertised and
not known so well in many towns we
had a very large crowd. Our resort
is expected to hold its own during the
financial depression for our resort is
known far and near.
Miss Ruth Patterson and Sam Dil-
ing goes to Raleigh this week for a
young peoples conference at Peace In
Rev. R. G. Matheson and family left
Thursday for Fountain Inn, S. C.
where they will visit friends and Mr.
Matheson preaches his old pastoral
church in Fountain Inn before going
to the Presbyterian College where
their son and brother graduates this
Miss Mary, daughter of Editor D.
S. Poole, of Raeford, is among those
who received the B. M. degree at
Flora McDonald College this year.
Messrs. Shelton Poole and Freeman
Patterson are at home from State
College. Fred Monroe of Biscoe,
from the same institute was here Sat
urday night shaking hands with old
College men and women who came
home for their vacation were pleased
to find a garage and new store with
living apartments upstairs newly
erected. Now they are building an
other garage and a cafe.
A college boosters club by- former
college men will be organized here
some time soon.
His many friends were pleased to
know that Calvin Pegram of Lincoln-
ton, formerly of the Jones Springs
section was elected to the House of
Representatives, the law-making
body of student government at State
Student government was granted
the students in April by the Board of
Trustees after several years petition
ing. The student government will
begin with the opening of college in
the fall and will remove friction that
has caused some of the disturbance
at the State institution.
Mrs. Victoria McKenzie gave her
primary Sunday School class a picnic
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Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Johnson motor
ed to Mt. Gilead Sunday, to spend the
day with Mrs. Johnson's aunt, Mrs. L.
Mrs. J. H. Buchanan has returned
to her home at Pinehtirst after spend
ing some time with relatives in this
The remains of Duncan A. Cameron
were interred in Cameron Hill Ceme
tery last Sunday morning.
The Pineview Base Ball team had a
game scheduled with the team from
Olivia last Saturday. Thru some
misunderstanding, the Olivia team
failed to put in it’s appearance at
Pineview, but arranged a game in
stead with the Broadway Club. The
Pineview team journeyed to Olivia
and witnessed the game, which re
sulted in a victory for the boys from
Broadway. At the conclusion of the
game, the Pineview team played a
game with the pick of the Olivia and
Broadway teams, and took them into
camp to the tune of 15 to 12. After
playing a few more practice games
with suburban teams, the Pineview
team will launch upon its regular
At an early date regular preaching
services will be announced for Came
ron Hill Church. The Rev. E. B.
Carr has been called to the circuit of
which Cameron Hill is a member, and
is now domiciled in the manse at Mt.
Mr. F. W. Hancock, Jr., President
of the Never-Fail Land Co., spent
several days in and around Pineview
during the past week. He was ac
companied by several of the stock
holders in his company, all of whom
are very enthusiastic over the pros
pects for development in this section.
They are planning to put out a large
acreage in peaches next fall, and
their lead is being followed by others
in the community. For fruit growing
our lands are as good as can be found
anywhere, and the day is not far dis
tant when dew berries and peaches
will be leaving Pineview in car load
Several auto parties have been
taking advantage of the beautiful
nights recently to drive to Lakeview
and enjoy the festivities at that popu
Mr. J. B. Johnson and Mr. Bryant
Bruce, of_ Overhills, spent Sunday
with friends at Pineview.
Mr. J. A. Spivey, formerly of John-
sonville, now serving as sheriff Mc-
Artan’s chief deputy at Lillington,
visited friends and relatives here Sun
.Mr. W. A. Stewart and family call
ed on friends at Overhills last Sunday
The tax lister for Johnsonville
Township will be at the Morrison
place on June 7, this being the last
day on his schedule.
Mr. G. D. McKay, of Slocomb, spent
Saturday and Sunday with relatives
Last week was a very interesting week
for the base ball players here—they won
two games. Carthage came over and
played them Wednesday the score was 8
to 2. The local went to Southern Pines
Saturday. The score was 16 to 2.
Miss Sarah Browne, of Charlotte, is
spending a while with friends here.
Miss Grace Donaldson, who has been
visiting here has returned to her home.
Mrs. J. H. Barnett has been very sick
for the past few days.
Mr. G. A. Smith came home Sunday. '
Master M. 0. McDonald, Jr., spent last
Thursday with relatives at Jackson Springs.
Mr. T. G. Fletcher has returned home
from a visit to Clarketon.
Little Miss Mary Henson spent the week
end here with friends.
Messrs. Clyde Herndon and Archie Blue
came over from Jackson Springs to the
community meeting Tuesday night.
Messrs. Walter Morris and Commodore
Mims, of Aberdeen, spent Sunday with
home folks here.
Mrs. Currie is spending the summer here
with her daughter, Mrs. F. W. Lewis.
Mr. Henry Warren, of Aberdeen, spent
Sunday aftemoon in town.
Messrs. Moss and Young came last Fri
day night to work and play base ball here.
Mr. and Mrs. Mack Bruton, of Eagle
Springs, spent Sunday afternoon in town.
Bom to Mr. and Mrs. Bryon Richardson,
a daughter, Nancy Evelyn.
Little Miss Francis Lewis spent Satur
day and Sunday with friends at Jackson
Carlyle and Elizabeth Clarke, of Jackson
Springs, spent Saturday and Sunday with
Miss Anna Wilson has returned home
from the Peace Institute at Raleigh, where
she has been in school for the past year.
Mr. James Cochran has returned home
from the A. and E. College where he has
been in school.
Mr. Marion W. Wall, county agent,
made an interesting address here last Fri
COMMUNITY CLUBS MEET AT
A meeting of the community clubs
of the County was held at Jackson
Springs Wednesday, June 1, with a
good attendance from each club. The
members of each club are taking
great interest in the club work. ^
One of the features of the Communty
Club work this summer will be com
munity sings conducted by Mr. Chas.
Picquet, Secretary of the Sandhill
Fair, so that a Sandhill chorus can be
arranged for the Sandhill Fair this
A delicious lunch was served at the
meeting by Miss Jordan and Mrs. J.
Suggest the French ought to take
the utmost precautions to assure
themselves that those 25,000 German-
built homes for the devastated re
gions are not equipped with time
bombs set to go off in a couple of
Mr. William C. Whitner, of Rich
mond, was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. J.
R. McQueen's last week.
Mr. Levis Holly, of Henderson, was
a pleasant visitor in our town last
Mr. Holt Gardner returned to
Raleigh Thursday after several days
at home with his people.
Miss Regina Blue, of the Eureka
neighborhood, spent Monday night
with her sister. Miss Maude Blue, en-
route to Raleigh where she has work.
Mr. and Mrs. N. L. Gibbon left Sat
urday for Washington, where Mr.
Gibbon is employed with the govern
Miss Alice Rumph, of New York
City, is spending some time with her
sister, Mrs. W. H. McNeill.
Mrs. Wood and daughter, Miss Ruth
Wood, of Boston, came Friday to
spend a while with Mrs. S. J. Stutts.
Mrs. Sasser, of Goldsboro, visited
at the home of her uncle, Mr. R. W.
Woodard last week.
Mrs. S. J. Gardner and grandson,
George Dyer, are spending this week
with relatives in Hamlet and Hoff
Mr. Fred A. Lane was a business
visitor in town Monday. Mr. Lane
is connected with the Carolina Coal
Company and left Monday night for
a business trip to Pa.
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Wood arrived in
town Friday morning. We wish for
them the best of happiness and are
very glad to give them a welcome in
to our town..
Rev. C. K. Taffe preaced a most ex
cellent sermon here Sunday night in
the Union Church to a large and ap
preciative audience. It is understood
that Mr. Taffe will preach for us quite
often this summer and it is a pleasure
to know that the services of as able a
man can be secured.
Mr. and Mrs. Ogden Jones, of
Southern Pines spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. T. 0. Gibb.
A number of the people in town
gathered at the home of Mrs. J. R.
McQueens Tuesday evening at eight
and with a collection of kitchen uten
sils, went to the home of Mr. and Mrs.
A. C. Wood and gave them a pleasing
surprise in the form of a kitchen
shower. A number of useful articles
Mr. T. O. Gibb is now shipping his
Alexanders, which are of a fine varie-
ty. The best that have been shipped
SCHOOL IN DRESS DESIGNING
A two days school in dress design
ing will be conducted by Miss Maude
E. Wallace, Assistant Home Demon
stration Agent, of Raleigh, at Hotel
Vass, next Friday and Saturday, June
10th and 11th. These lessons will be
given from 9:30 A. M. ’till 2 P. M.,
and all the girls and women of Eure
ka, Cameron and this section are
urged to attend.