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Friday, November 9, 1928.
THE PILOT, a Paper With Character, Vasa, Nok-ch Carolina.
The s News in
And About Aberdeen
Miss Mary Johnston, Dean of Flora
Macdonald College, at Red Springs,
spent a few days in Aberdeen last
week as the guest of Mrs. B.
IN GOOD STYLE
Meniston, Maine, have been in Aber
deen for the past week as guests of
Miss Alice King.
Mrs. Thomas A Hamm and little
Tijr 1 • I • Betty, who have been vis-
Little Emma Jane Melvm, enter-, iting in the home of Mr and Mrs
tained about 30 of her little friends | Charlie Bridges for some time re
cm last Thursday, November 1st, at j turned to their home in Atlanta Ga i FARMERS MUCH PLEASED.
her home on Lakeside Heights, cele- last week. ’ ’’ j
brating her fifth birthday. Hallowe’en; Mr. and Mrs. Willie K '^o^aceo movement at Aberdeen is
exceptionally satisfactory. Last Fri-
Big Sales With Prices Reaching
as High as $75 a Hundred
Friday evening, November 2nd, at the
home of Mrs. Hattie Stutts, when her
only daughter, Monnie Mae, became
the bride of Isham T. Britt,
The bride’s pastor, Rev. Lacy Mc
Duffie of the First Fresbjrterian
church of Candor officiated, using the
impressive ring ceremony. Only a
few friends were present.
I The bride, who was costumed in
, white georgette trimmed in rhine-
charge of the Alfred Moore Chapter
D. A. R. Scouts from Aberdeen and
Southern Pines as well as the other
Moore County troops will participate.
iMRS. W. F. CHEARS
DIES IN SANFORD
Crockett Chears, also survives her.
Mrs. Chears was a faithful and de
voted wife and a kind and loving
mother. Her many friends extend
their sympathy to her family in their
Funeral services were held at her
home in Sanford last Tuesday. Inter
ment was in the Buffalo Cemetery
near Sanford .
Mrs. W. F. Chears, wife of W. F.
Chears, jeweler, died at her home in
Sanford last Monday. Mrs. Chears,
, , , , , , , , who had been in failing health for the j
^ones, IS the d^ghter of the late M. thought to be improv- SUBSCRIBE TO THE PILOT—$2.00
M. Stutts and Mrs. Stutts and has - ^ '
day was a good day on ths floors, with
above 175,000 pounds selling, much of
features were introduced in the games
played, and the little guests thor
oughly enjoyed themselves. At the
end of the party delicious refresh
ments were served by Mrs. Melvin. , ivate uam-' i
Mr. and Mrs. M. Sch'wartzman and )vell and Mrs. C R Jackson went un ' ^ the quantity indi-
little daughter spent last Sunday af- to Raleigh on last'Saturday to ‘I*®* Aberdeen continues to grow
temoon in Lumberton with friends. >—-■ i-i. - > „ . ; favor with the farmers.
Willie K. Pleasants
and son Bra^ord, of Hamlet, spent
last Sunday in town as guests in the
home of Charles E Pleasant*^
Missp«i n , i cents, and some up to 75. for the past few years has held
vow. Jeannette Leach^Mrs.Kll cZ-1"'Jf
. - - . , 1 , iiig when she suffered a relapse last
host of fnends throughout this sec- ^ ^
Mr. Britt is the only son of Mr. and
Mrs. Daniel Britt of Eagle Springs,
ness at first hand the ball game he- I T ^ ^ 7 T I
Mrs. Frank Page, Mrs. H. A. Page, tween the State and Carolina Col a pio-
'-01- neer in tobacco growing, starting in
T. B. Up-
Sr., and Mrs J. J. Heckart motored; leges.
over to Fayetteville on last Tuesday ■ On last Saturday Misses Alice Kine-1 Johnson
King I plant his first crops in the Hoke coun-
and Edith Wyeth, accompanied
to do some shopping.
J. Talbot Johnson spent several | their guests, Messrs. Givens and Pat-
days in Baltimore last week looking i terson, spent the day in Greensboro
after business interests.
The tearing down of the old Aber
deen Hotel building on Main street,
visiting Miss Ada
Carolina Discount girl.
Mr. and Mrs. Colin
whose unsafe and delapidated appear- | moved into their new home on Pop-1 he would have
At— lar street ’ ' '
ance has been an eye-sore in Aber
deen for some time, marks the pass
ing of one of Aberdeen’s oldest land
marks. We understand Hardin Gun
ter has purchased the lumber in this
old building and is having it removed
and placed on Wolfpit avenue, near
Poplar street, preparatory to erecting Raleigh visited their parents over the
. the Hoke coun- j Carthage Schools at the Warehouse
y I ty field, is one of the big planters,' Saturday night saw many interesting
and one of the firm patrons of the things. Side shows, fortune telling
Aberdeen markets. He remarked the , lunch stands, candy booths, grab bags,
enny, a ormer pther day that he had been bringing | being carried around, confetti galore,
his tobacco into Aberdeen as fast as etc. The costumes were most attrac-
he could get it ready, and that later tive, clown costumes, gypsies, fairy,
Thp or K I he would have more of it in shape, ‘ pirate, black cat costumes, any kind
11 ouse ey are and that it would follow to the same!that you can mention most was there.
later Mrs. Chears was a devoted
churchwoman and a member of the
Sanford Chapter of the Eastern Star.
She is survived by her husband and
two sons, Crockett and James Chears
Packing Company in Hamlet. I of Charlotte and Siler City, respec-
After an extended motor trip | tively. A grandchild, the son of
through Florida they will make their
home in Hamlet.
Hallowe’en School Carnival.
The Hallowe’en party given by the
PER YEAR IN ADVANCE
9 to 12 A. M.
And most everything eatable. Every
one had a glorious good time. With
the “candy walk” and the award for
two or more bungalows
Mrs. Stewart Weaver is at home
again after spending some time in
Highsmith’s Hospital at Fayetteville,
convalescing from an operation for
appendicitis. Her many friends are
glad to see her looking so well and
able to be out automobile riding.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Farrell, of
Ashevile, are new comers in Aber
deen, and have moved into the house
on Wolfpit avenue recently vacated
by C R. Jackson. Mr. Farrell will be
connected with the Ford garage at
News of the death of Mrs. Marga
ret Mann has reached friends in Aber
deen. She will be remembered as be-
I Rev. Mr. McRae, our present Meth
odist pastor, preached A. Cameron’s
funeral which was held at Vass on
last Monday afternoon. J. F. Allred,
Cliff Johnson and several other friends
of Mr. Cameron were present for the
Mrs. Della Williamson, who has
been absent on a sick leave for sev
eral months, has now recovered her
health to the extent that she is able
to resume her work with Johnson &
Johnson, as one of their stenograph
Bom to Mr. and Mrs. Wilkes, who
live on J. J. Heckart’s farm, near
Aberdeen, on November 5th, a son,
ing the mother and living with her has been named James Thomas,
daughter, Mrs. Bessie Fouts, when E. T. McKeithen and family mo-
the Fouts family lived in Aberdeen tored over to Carthage on last Sun-
several years ago. While here she *^3,y afternoon for a visit to Mr. Mc-
made many friends, and it was a great Keithen’s parents,
shock to them all to hear of her sad Billie Huntley, who is attending
departure. school at the University at Chapel
Mrs. J. Talbot Johnson spent last Hill, spent the week end with his pa-
Saturday in Chapel Hill attending rents at this place.
the D. A. R. exercises that were held
there on that date. TOM BLACK STARTS NEW
The Methodist conference recently] HOUSE ON MIDLAND ROAD,
convening at Wilson has appointed i
Rev. G. B. Starling to take over the
ind of the
hoar, V V.4- foremo3t farmers of Hoke county and
Mrs. Mary CampbeU-r I makes big crops and good quality. He
r-oiri n J TT 11 : markets where he can get the best; the best costume. Miss Mary Fowler
whn nrp [ results, and his persistent use of the i Spencer won first prize and Little
- a en ing a e o ege in Aberdeen market as the outlet of his | Annie Lee Cooper won second prize.
crop is wholly a matter of business, i These yearly carnivals are a means
In talking about his sales in the Aber- i for the different departments of the
deen field he said that the attention schools to raise money for extra
Banks Saunders gives everything that equipment and things that are not
comes into his warehouses is one i furnished by the county and town,
thing that makes the Abedeen sales ^ Miss Bryan’s Class Gives Program,
as satisfactory as they are. The program given by the little
The general note at Aberdeen these! ^^ss Bryan’s two grades was
days is one of satisfaction with the i enjoyable. The little duck
prices, and the comment is to the the little song about the
feet that the prices are higher now|^^®st were both good. The whole
than at any time since the World War. the program which
One feature is the big quantity of J *t more interesting. Miss Bryan
high grade tobacco that is coming i interested in each child, she sees
this way from points farther away i knows what they are doing,
than usual. The sentiment among j Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Davis, of
farmers is that Aberdeen is getting i Greensboro and Mr. and Mrs T. C.
bettier prices for good tobacco, and j of Jonesboro, spent the week |
a lot of it is hauled a long distance,!®"^ ^^th Mrs. Flora Black. j
and with no disappointment. Sales i Porter of Rocky Point is stay- j
this year are much above any previous' ^ Carthage with his j
season, and all the signs look good 1 Porter. j
for activity the balance of the year.
Aberdeen and Vass Methodist
churches, succeeding Rev. Mr. Mc
Rae, who has been pastor here for
the past four years. Mr. McRae has
been promoted to a charge at Golds
Mrs. John W. Graham and Mrs.
Ella Juat motored over to Fayette-1^ " ent.'
ville last Tuesday afternoon on a
Mill Mildred Campbell, who is j
teaching in Jonesboro, spent the past j
week end with her mother, Mrs. Mary | Mrs. Ellen Seri, mother of Elmer
Campbell. Willis Seri, pastor of the Congrega-
Mrs. Carrie Marsh, and son and | tion Church of Wide Fellowship, died
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Daniels who i at her home in Southern Pines on
have been living in the house recent-! Tuesday morning. Mrs. Seri was 75
ly vacated by Mr. and' Mrs. Cooper, years old and had been a regular win-
A note from Louisburg, says: Mon
day evening Misses May’ and Edith
Yarborough gave one of the most de
lightful parties of the season at the _
Four Winds Tea Room in honor days in Raleigh.
Mrs. J. Albert Wheeless, a receiil' K- W. Pleasants was in Shelby Sun
Miss Lena Morrison, of'
Mrs. J. E. Waddell is visiting in i
Henderson with her daughter, Mrs.
Mrs. Bradley Denning has return- '
ed to her home in Lakeland, Florida,
where she has been with her parents,'
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Muse. |
James Pleasants has been spending
Tom Black has material on the,
ground and the excavation commenced I bride, nee
for his new home on the Midland I Moore County,
road at the joining of Pinedale and I The rooms were made more attrac-
Pinehurst. The plans call for an at-i tive with a profusion of fall flowers,
tractive building, which he expects to ' Five tables were laid for bridge with
hurry forward as fast as possible that j tallies and other appointments sug-
he may ^t into it early in the win- j gestive of brides and weddings. At
ter. It is one more in the Midland | the conclusion of five progressions
i Friends were glad to have Newton
! Clegg home for the week end from
■ his school at Davidson,
j Clyde Kennedy, of Columbia, S. C., | |j
• stayed in Carthage over Sunday. '
S. B. Richardson, of Southern Pines. ‘
■ and Ralph Page, of Pinehurst, were
THE PINEHURST LUMBFJl YARDS
PINEHURST, N. C.
With the big improvement in building in the Sandhills
the Pinehurst Lumber Yards are providing the greatest
assortment of Lumber and Kindred Building Material
ever assembled in this part of the State.
Particular attention is given to variety or dimension
stuff, in the big sizes as well as the smaller kinds, and
with our own saw mill and planing mills at the yards, and
four other mills in the woods under contract for the en
tire output we undertake to care for anything that is
All the Staples, Long Leaf Pine, Rift Flooring, Gum
Flooring, Oak Flooring, Moulding and Mill Work, Red
Cedar Shingles, the Modem Wall Boards, Celotex, Sheet
Rock and Rock Lath.
Orders for Special Bills executed as quickly as the mills
can roll the logs on the mill carriage, and of any size,
quality or character.
THE PINEHURST LUMBER YARDS
PINEHimST, N. C.
Miss Frances Barrow was presented' town Monday
have moved to Pinebuff for the win
Mrs. Evelyn Pleasants was in a
Charlotte hospital last week undergo
ing a tonsil operation, but is able to
be back at home now.
Miss Emma Dendy, of Flora Mac
donald College, Red Springs, is the
guest of Miss Virginia Gaston.
Bill Givens and Mr. Patterson, of
iwith the high score prize, a bottle of
MOTHER OF REV. MR. SERL i perfume, and Mrs. Wheeless, as guest
DIES IN SOUTHERN PINES |of honor, was given a beautiful piece ^
of china. i
Miss Currie Entertains S. S. Class. !
On a recent afternoon Miss Mary!
Currie entertained ber Sunday School j
class with a Hallowe’en party in the i
Sunday School rooms of the Presby
terian church. j
The little children were dressed in |
costume, some as clowns, some as!
gypsies, and in different characters. |
Patton McLeod came down from the, •;
State University Saturday for a two
BOY SCOUTS LEADERS ! H
ACTIVE THIS MONTH. H
ter resident of Southern Pines for the
past ten years. Her home was in
Delavan, Wis. She had been in fail
ing health for several years and her
death was due to a heart attack fol
lowing her arrival in Southern Pines
In addition to her son, the Rev. Mr.
Seri, she is survived by a sister, Mrs.
Frank Dickens, of Delavan.
be ■ it
I MOORE COUNTY HEALTH AND WEL
I MOORE COUNTY CHAPTER AMERI
CAN RED CROSS
IS SCHEDULED FOR
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH
AT 2:30 P. M.
COMMUNITY CLUB HOUSE
Many games were played on the lawn
after which the children were invited
into the Sunday School rooms, where
they were served apples and candy.
The favors were little yellow crepe
paper caps with a wise owl on each
one. Miss Currie gives to the chil
dren who are in her class these par
ties yearly at Hallowe’en, Christmas
and Easter time and the children look
forward with much pleasure to them.
Miss La Mare Spencer has Party.
Little Miss La Mare Spencer enter
tained a few of her friends celebrat
ing her seventh birthday on a recent
Games were played on the lawn
after which the little guests were in-
j vited into the dining room where the
table was beautiful with the birthday
BY BILL SCHROEDER. »
Under the direction of the Leader- it
ship Training Committee of vthe Wal- 1 ♦*
ter Hines Page Council an elementary! H
course in Scout Leadership will
given in Pinehurst. |
The sessions will be held in the |
new building of the Pinehurst school j
and the gymnasium will also be used
for activity programs. This course
fs conducted for the benefit of the
men of the Sandhills who are inter
ested in Scouting as well as for the
Scoutmasters, assistant Scoutmasters
and Council officers.
The course is open to any man over
18 years of age and it is hoped that;
a good many of the men will take j
advantage of this training program, j
Those completing the course will.
receive certificates from National j
Headquarters which will entitle them;
to commissions in Scouting should j
they desire to take an active part in
the program. The first session will
be held on Nov. 20th, the second on
Nov. 27th, third on Dec. 4th, fourth
on Dec. 6th, fifth on Dec. 11, sixth on
Low priced, ten different models
cake forming the center piece. There
were seven pink candles on the cake. | Dec. 13th.
The children were served an iced 1 The sessions will begin promptly
course, with candy. Those invited j and will not continue over two hours.
were: Margaret Penn, Hubert Wil-lThe Moore County districts of the |
liamson, Mayo Jenkins, Helen Way, Council should endeavor to be well'
the i II
Lewis Sugg, Neill McKeithen Clegg,
Helena Blue and Mable Baker.
represented at these sessions.
The Sandhill Scouts will hold
Misses McLeods Hostesses to Circle 4 Field Day in Southern Pines on No-
Misses Janie and Cornie McLeod
entertained Circle No. Four at their
home Monday evening with 16 mem
Mrs Chas. -Barringer was chosen
chairman and Mrs. Welch secretary
A collection of $11.45 was taken.
Committees with regard to te bazaar
were appointed. The next meeting
will be with Mrs. Barringer.
A home wedding was solemnized
/ember 23rd. The troops from Aber- ':
deen, Pinebluff, Southern Pines, Pine- j
hurst, Carthage and Vass are expect- j
ad to participate in this Field Day.
The winning troop in this contest j
will represent Moore County in the |
Council Field Day to be held in San- j
ford during February. Details as to i
the events will be announced in the
next few days.
Scouts will assist in unveiling mark
er at the Alston home at Horseshoe i
on Deep River. The exercises are in'
From small models to rid
ing sizes, all varieties, ten
cents to fifteen dollars.
Boys* autos, Nash, Buick,
Chevrolet, etc., at one-half
the price asked elsewhere.
TOYS SPORTING GOODS GAMES
New Hampshire Avenue—Opposite Fire Station
Southern Pines, N. C.