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Friday, October 11, 1935.
THE PILOT, Southern Pines and Aberdeen, North Carolina
Over 8,000 Peach Trees Removed
From Abandoned Orchards Here
Ridding Section of Diseased and
Dying Trees by Relief Work
ers Progresses Rapidly
According to a report released from
the State Office of Phony Peach
Disease Control at Aberdeen, 8,415
dying and diseased trees have been
taken up in Moore county during the
month of September. Regardless of
the several days rainy weather and
the fact that the work was not be.
gun until the second week in the
month, the work is going forward
The organization at present con.
sists of 40 relief laborers and two
foremen m Moore county and 12 re.
lief laborers and one foreman in
Hoke county under the supervision
of John G. Sloan of Aberdeen; 40 re.
lief laborers and two foremen in
Richmond county and 12 relief labor,
ers and one foreman in Scotland
county under the supervision of J.
Thomas Page of Rockingham; 30
relief laborers and ^ne foreman in
Montgomery county, under the sup.
ervision of Harrell Lemmons of Troy;
20 relief laborers and one foreman,
In Anson county, under the super,
vision of B. F. Huntley of Wades,
boro. Charles II. Hearn, agent, U.
S. D. A., is in charge of the work in
North Carolina, dnder the direction
of William F. Turner, project leader,
Phony Peach Disease Control, At.
lanta, Ga., in collaboration with Dr.
R. W. Lelby, State Entomologist,
Splendid cooperation has been giv_
en the field men by the orchard own_
ers in carrying on their work. Only
two objectors have been encountered
and these orchards were being leased
out by the owners.
Besides supplying much needed
work to the great number of relief
cases in the various counties, this
work will be of momenteoiis value
to the f^rchard owners over the enflre
peach growing S'pctlon of the state.
The Phony Peach disease and Its
deadly advance In the state means the
loss of thousands of dollars to the
orchard men. Absolute cooperation Is
GARLAND A. PIERCE
Representing the Great American
Insurance and Indemnity
Companies of New York
For a fair, modest fee I will take
entire charge of building your
new house — while material and
labor are still low. My SERVICE
includes house plans and new
house Jesigns, etc. This service
includes obtaining your Federal
loan for you. Since I get Federal
Housing Loans for other people
of the Sandhills, doubtless I can
get a fair, liberal loan for you.
Why not drop In for further de_
tails about this COMPLETE
R. F. POTTS
Builder Real Estate
Theatre Building, Southern Pines
Use Black Ink
otherwise Your Driver’s Li
cense Application Will Be
Numbers of applications for
drivers’ licenses have to be re.
turned due to the fact that the
applicant has not followed in
structions in filling out the
blanks, A. D. Fulk, director of the
Division of Highway Safety,
states. The blanks should be filled
In with black Ink, as green and
other shades of Ink do not photo,
graph properly, and the license
is the photographed application.
Blanks have been sent to all
listed automobile owners, even
though they may have already
made application. Unless applica.
tion is made before November 1,
a fee of $1 is charged. Already
about 600,000 have applied and
1,000,000 Is -the estimated num.
ber. Licenses have been mailed to
probably 60,000 already.
Ernest Milton of the Presbyterian
Orphan’s Home staff will show mov
ing pictures of the orphanage, which
Is located at Barium Springs, on Sun.
day evening, October 20th, In the
Vass Presbyterian Church beginning
at 6:30 o’clock. Everyone In the
community is invited to see these
pictures, which show the boys and
girls In their varied activities at the
home. The early hour was decided
upon In order that there might be
no conflict between this service and
the one at the tabernacle at 7:30.
Revival services are in progress
at the tabernacle near the railroad
station, with the Rev. Dallas £!aund.
ers bringing the messages each eve
ning at 7:30. The services began on
Friday night of last week and will
continue through Sunday night. All
are cordially Invited to attend.
In the absence of the pastor, the
Rev. A. J. Groves of Sanford preach
ed in the Vass Methodist Church on
last Sunday evening. Mr. Groves,
who has retired from active service
In the ministry, is always a welcome
visitor In the local church, where
he has preached on a number of oc
An Interesting meeting of the
Vass Woman’s Club was held at the
home of Mrs. C. J. Temple on Frl.
day evening with the Literature de
partment, of which Mrs. D. C. Me.
Gill is chairman, in charge of the
program. The program, planned by
Mrs. W. E. Gladstone, consisted of
a sketch of the life of James Whit,
comb Riley given by Miss Lois Buch
anan and a group of his best.lov.
ed poems read by Miss Marjorie
The Rev. and Mrs. C. A. Law
rence attended meetings at Mt. Ta.
bor church and at the Presbyterian
church In Wagram on Thursday and
Friday of last week and Mrs. Law.
rence, who is Secretary of Orphan
age Work in Fayetteville Presbytery,
spoke in the interest of the orphan
Rally Day was observed with a
fitting program in the Presbyterian
Sunday School last Sunday morning
with a large number of the adults
and children taking part. An offer,
ing was made for Sunday School ex
Mr. and Mrs. Redga Thomas and
Mack spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. R. L. Oldham.
Mrs. W. D. McCraney visited her
Aberdeen Hotel Guests
Now Guests of County
“Mr.” Joins Road Gang, “Mrs.”
Moves to Jail, for Overlook
ing Board Bill
"Mr. and Mrs. Spencer Wall,’’ re
cently of the Aberdeen Hotel, are
now and will be for the next sixty
days "Spencer Wall’’ of the road
camp and "Mattie Dixon” of the
jail. Wall, who is from near Cameron,
and Mattie Dixon, allegedly from
Durham, registered at the Aberdeen
Hotel as man and wife an(^ remain,
ed for around a week, at the end of
which time they departed, bag and
baggage, without the formality of
paying their bill. So in Recorder’s
Court on Monday they were ordered
sent to the above-named popular
inns where the proprietors are not
so persnickety (don’t bother to look
it up) about board bills.
J. W. Smith of Hemp was released
upon payment of the costa from a
charge of operating a shooting gal.
lery without Iicen.se, it appearing
that he had obtained the proper li.
cense since the Institution of the ac
tion against him.
Ernest Simpson of Clay Road Farm
section was charged with tresspas.s.
ing on the lands of J. W. McDonald
and grazing cows on this land after
having been forbidden to do so. Mc
Donald failed to appear to prosecute
the case, so it was adjudjged that
he, himself, be taxed with the costs.
The Week in Aberdeen
I Fall Coats for Men and Women at
I Melvin’s in Aberdeen. Let us put one
I away for you until you'are ready for
daughter, Mrs. A. M. Hemphill, of
Aberdeen during last week-end
The Prdsbyterian Auxiliary held
its October meeting at the home of
Mrs. D. C. McGill. Mrs. W. D. Mc-
Craney had charge of the program,
the topic of which was “Brtizil,’’ and
she was assisted in presenting It by
Mrs. N. N. McLean and Mrs. C. A.
Lawrence. Miss Emma Gorham of
Falkland was a guest at the meet,
ing. The fall clothing provided by
the auxiliary for a little girl at Bar.
ium Springs were displayed in order
that all of the members might see
the little dresses and other garments
that will gladden the heart of this
orphan within a few days.
Richard Griffin and little sons,
Richard, Jr., and Vernon, of Ham.
let spent Saturday with Mr. and
Mrs. G. W Griffin.
Miss Ruth McNeill of Hemp spent
the week-end with her uncle and
aunt, Mr. and Mrs. D. H. McNeill.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Smith attend
ed the funeral of their brother.in.
law, “Mack” McGinnis, at Bethlehem
church one day last week. Mr. Me.
Ginnls passed away In the hospital
In Sanford, his home town, after an
extended period of 111 health.
Paul Gschwlnd, who celebrated his
seventy-fifth birthday last week,
and Charles Gschwlnd were guests
at a birthday dinner given in Mr.
Gschwlnd’s honor by Sergeant and
Mrs. James Boylan at Fort Bragg
Gerald Graham of Ruffin, S. C.,
came Sunday to spend a few days
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
Mrs. Alton Chappell and little
daughter, Elizabeth Ann, and Luth.
er Byrd of Sanford were guests of
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Byrd during last
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Gladstone vis
ited In Raleigh and Greensboro on
Friday and Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Brooks and lit.
tie Charles Edward Brooks and Mrs.
Ed Nall of Sanford called on Mrs.
G. W. Brooks Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. D. A. McLauchlin
of Fayetteville were dinner guests
of Mrs. J. A. Keith on Friday of last
Buy at Melvin’s and save money.
IN OUR SHOWROOMS
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19th
We Invite Your Inspection
H. A. Page, Jr. Motor Co.
Aberdeen, N. C.
Misses Nell Lever and Dolly Young,
blood of Columbia, S. C., spent the
past week in Aberdeen as guests
of Mrs. Gordon Keith.
Mr. and Mrs. Elvyn Capps and
daughter, Anna Clark, spent last
Thursday in Raleigh.
Mrs. Margaret Thomas and son,
Watson, spent last Sunday in Jones,
boro visiting relatives.
Mrs. Jesse Carter who spent the
summer in Aberdeen visiting her son,
W. V. Carter, has returned to Ral
eigh to spend the winter with her
.son, Robert Carter.
Mrs. Frank Mizell of Philadelphia,
Pa., arrived last week to visit rel.
Leland McKeithen and Bill Bow.
man of Duke University spent the
past week-end with their parents.
Mrs. Murdoch Johnson of Camden,
S. C., spent the last week.end in town
visiting her parents.
Charlie Miller of Charlotte spent
last Sunday in town with his fam.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Thomas, Mr.
and Mrs. Stewart Weaver, Mr. and
Mrs. C. E. Pleasants, Jr, George
Martin and C W. Seymour spent a
couple of days at the Henry Page
house boat at Sneeds’ Ferry.
Jessfe Carter of the CCC camp at
Polkton spent the past week.end
visiting his parents.
Mrs. G. C. Seymour has been con.
fined to her home for the past week
with an infected foot.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Shamburger
and children enjoyed a fishing trip
last week.end at Wilmington.
Miss Elizabeth David, who has been
in the Hamlet Hospital for two
months with serious injuries result
ing from an automobile accident re.
turned home last Saturday.
Miss Frances Jean Freeman, a
member of the freshman class at
Meredith College in Raleigh, spent
the past week.end at home.
Mrs. Char) s B. Davis spent last
Sunday at home.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Blue and son,
William, Jr., spent last Sunday in
Raleigh visiting Miss Lida Duke Blue
at Saint Mary’s College.
Misses Julia Brown and Elizabeth
McAdoo spent last Tuesday night
;in Aberdeen as guests of Mr. and
iMrs. G. C. Seymour enroute from
^Greensboro to Greenville.
I Miss Betsy Jean Johnson, a soph-
jomore at Flora Macdonald College,
spent the past week-end at home,
j Mr. and Mrs. Hector McMillan of
j Lumberton and Misses Mary Blue
'and Mary Monroe of Raeford were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Blue
I Harold McKeithen of Winston.Sa.
lem spent last Sunday in Aberdeen
visiting his parents.
I Mrs. L. C. McLendon has returned
to her home in Atlanta, Ga., having
made this trip to be present at the
marriage of her grandson, Edgar
Mayor Henry Blue attended the
[funeral services for his uncle John
' Owen, held at the Camp Ground
Methodist Church near Fayetteville
last Saturday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Page, Jr., and
Mr. and Mrs. June Page spent a few
' days last week on the Page House
Boat at Sneed’s Ferry,
j W. A. Blue is spending this week
In Pittsburgh, Pa.
, J. W. Bowman and family of Nor-
lina spent the past week-end in
j Aberdeen and attended the Bowman.
Thomas marriage in Jonesboro.
I Mrs. Gordon Keith and Mrs. Roy
Harrington chaperoned a party of
I children to the fair in Carthage
Mrs. Henry Noe of Pittsboro has
been visiting in Aberdeen as the
guest of her sister, Mrs. A. K. Pen
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Doub and chil
dren spent.the past week.end In Mt.
Airy visiting relatives.
On Friday of this week, beginning
at 10 o’clock, there will be an all.
day meeting for the women of this
Presbyterial District at the Aber.
deen Presbyterian Church. Dinner
will be served in the church parlors.
The Church School of Missions will
be held next week from Monday
through Friday evening at the Pres.
terlan Church. The Circles of the
auxiliaries will /serve supper <each
evening at 6:30, and there will be
classes for all ages.
Mr. and Mrs. Karl Pohl of Mount
Vernon, New York announce the ar
rival of a daughter on October 11th.
Mrs. Pohl is the former Miss Emma
Page Wilder, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. T. B. Wilder.
Mrs. A. K. Pennington entertained
her club on last Friday evening at
the Community House with seven ta.
bles of bridge. A delightful hour at
cards was enjoyed with the high score
prize going to Mrs. H. Edge and a
guest prize to her sister and guest,
Mrs. Henry Noe, and also a giaest
prize to Miss Edna Maurer.
The first fall business meeting of
the Home and Garden Club was held
Tuesday evening at the home of
Mrs. A. L. Burney. An Interesting
program was arranged with Jasques
Busbee of Jugtown the principal
speaker, who made a splendid talk
on the car? of "Irib.” This was fol
lowed by the reading of one of Ed.
gar Guest’s poems by Mrs. Malcolm
Pleasants, and several piano solos by
Mrs. Claude Hafer of Southern
Out of town guests at this meet
ing were Mrs. Claude Hafer of
Southern Pines and Mrs. Biddinger
and Mrs. P. P. McCain of Sanator
Mrs. Roy Harrington entertained
her Bridge Club at her home on last
Friday afternoon. Mrs. George Mar
tin won the high score prize. The
guests besides club members pres,
ent were Mrs. Rosser Jones, Mrs.
E. M. Medlin and Mrs. Frank Mizell.
Entertaining for her guests. Misses
Dolly Youngblood and Nell Lever of
Columbia, S. C., Mrs. Mrs. Gordon
Keith entertained at bridge at her
home last Thursday afternoon. Mrs.
C. P. Osborne of Southern Pines was
the winner of the high score prize.
KENNEDYS LE.\SE HOUSE
Eugene C. Stevens reports that he
has leased an apartment in the Gould
Apartment House on May street to
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kennedy for
the sea.son. Mr. Kennedy will carry
on his private tutoring in his new lo.
WILLING WOKKEK.S TO .MEET
The Willing Workers of the Bap.
tist Church will meet with Mrs.
Ralph Mills at Illinois avenue on
Tuesday, October 22 at 3 o’clock.
All ladies are cordially invited.
E. J. MEINHARDI
OF CHK'.A(i<) HERE AGAIN
He will Khow you the “Mein,
hardi iKupture Shield” privately;
in his rooms at the I'rinee Charles
Hotel, Fayetteville, N. C., on Mon.
day only, Ootober 21st, from 1:00
P. .M. to 5:00 P. M. and 1.00 P.
M. to 9:00 P. M.
Ask the Hotel Clerk for thfe
numl>ers of Mr. Melnhardi’s rooms.
Only men are invited.
The Melnhardi Kupture Shield
retjilns the rupture on the aver,
age ease regardle.Hs of size or lo.
ration—no matter how much you
exercise, lift, or strain. The Mein,
hardi Kupture Shield is skillfully
Inolded to eaeh individual as a.
Dentist makes lalse teeth. (No
leg straps and no cumbersome ar.
It is waterproof, sanitary, prae.
tirally indestnietible, and may be
ivorn while iNithing or sleeping
(continuously day and night) un.
til no longer desired.
Do not neglect to see him on
the above date. He will l»e glad
to refer you to local men who
have used the "Melnhardi Rap.
hire Shield.” There is no charge
to in\iestigate. This \’sit is for
Hhite p«'ople only. '
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