Here we are againg.
How about your job work?
Christmas falls on Saturday this year
Whenever in Vass come in and see us.
Court convenes next Monday in Carthage.
Remember if you have any news or go
ing to get mamed tell it to us.
Don’t fail to attend meeting today at
3:30 o’clock at Vass school house.
When in doubt, put it in a savings
bank.—Ex. Especially in the Vass bank.
The city man’s advice to get back to the
farm is drowned by the wail of wheat and
As we understand the term, a jay walker
is one whose hind legs do not function so
quickly as those of a kangaroo.
The man who says March 4th is the
next big day has forgotten about the bills
that come in on January 1.
Help organize a Parent-Teacher As
sociation by being present at t!ie school
house today (Friday) at 3:30 o’clock.
The subscription price to the Pilot will
be $1.50 a year up to January 1st, 1921,
after that date it will be $2.00 a year.
Better enter your name now.
Messrs. Charles Cole & Co., druggists of
Carthage, will accept our thanks for 1921
calendars. They are works of art and
would be a credit to any parlor.
Thanksgiving services were held in the
Presbyterian Church on the night of Nov.
25th, and the collection taken for Barium
Springs Orphanage amounted to $50.50.
The Pilot one day last week received
fifteen new subscribers without any solici
tation whatever. They voluntary came to
our office and entered their names on our
On Wednesday of this week, the Sea
board Air Lina Railway laid off 75 per
cent of the men employed in the locomo
tive department of the shops in Ports
mouth. Va. •
The Ladies Betterment Society of Cam
eron gave a very successful oyster and
blue jay supper last Friday evening at the
school building. It was well attended
from Vass. The Vass people will always
turn out and help their neighbors in a
Dr. E. W. Larkin, a Moore county boy,
who served in the United States Navy as
a lieutenant in the late war and discharged
several months ago and located at Pitts-
boro, has left that place for Fayetteville,
where he will fill the office of county
health officer for Cumberland county.
More than 45,000 spectators witnessed
the Army-Navy foot ball game in New
York last Saturday. The Navy came out
of the scrimage 7 to 0. Josephus Daniels
editor of the Raleigh News and Observer,
had the pleasure of seeing his last Army-
Navy game as secretary of the navy and
see his pets win.
Mr. Ernest Dunkhurst, of New York, has
rented the building opposite the postoffice
which he will equib with first class ma
chinery of all kinds. He comes highly
recommended as an up-to-date machinist
and expects to take care of all work en
trusted to him. The Pilot wishes him
The sale last Saturday of Mr. George W.
Taylor’s farm and farming material was
not as well attended as it should have
been. The weather was not favorable for
a sale. Not being able to dispose of his
mules, farming equipment, etc., he with
drew his farm at an offer of $90 an acre.
Mr. James M. Windam, of Southern Pines,
was the auctioneer.
Rev. Harry M. North is spending this
week in Memphis, Tenn., in the interest
of the educational drive that is now being
made in North Carolina by the Methodist
Episcopal Church. He will be located in
Raleigh, and have rooms in that town so
that all who have the work at heart can
be in touch with him at any time. He
will shortly publish a statement in regards
to the work to be done by each church
under his charge.
One night last week whilst Mr. Walter
B. Graham was in the Pilot printing office
on business he heard a commotion
amongst his chickens, and remarked that
he guessed it was either a rat, weasel
’possum or coon, he placed special stress
on the word “coon.” The’ next morning
he was met by a reprensative of the Pilot
who asked him if he had missed any of
his chickens ? He said “yes sir, they got
them.” The Pilot man got inquisitive and
asked who he meant by them. Mr. Gra
ham said the “coon” got them.
REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF
The Bank of Vass
at Vass in the State of North Carolina, at
the close of business November 15th, 1920.
Loans and Discounts $160,528 26
Overdrafts unsecured $237 97 237 97
United States Bonds and
Banking Houses $1661 02
Furniture and Fixtures 1,788 00
Cash in vault and net amounts
due from Banks and Trust
W. S. and Thrift Stamps
Capital Stock paid in
Undivided Profits, less current
expenses and taxes paid
Deposits subject to check
Cashier’s Checks outstanding
$ 10,000 00
Total $216,818 59
State of North Carolina, County of Moore
Vass, N. C., Nov. 24th, 1920.
I, D. A. McLauchin, Cashier ff the above
named Bank, do solemnly swear that the
above statement is true to the best of my
knowledge and belief.
D. A. McLAUCHLIN, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me, this
30th day of November, 1920.
A. M. CAMERON, Notary Public.
My commission expires Feb. 13, 1922.
J. A. KEITH,
S. R. SMITH,
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FARM LANDS FOR SALE
H. A. MATTHEWS
V A S S
If you have Vacant Land for sale, can get you the very
highest market price. >
Also dealer in Lumber and Shingles.
The Electric Repair Shop
Stop the high cost of living by having your SHOES repaired
Vass Electric Shoe 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
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