THE P1L0X» Soathern Piaes and Abwdeen, North Carolina
\ Friday, December 25, 1936,
NOTICE OF LAND SALE
Under and by virtue of the power
of sale contained In a certain deed of
trust made by Ralph Marsh and Lula
Marsh to the undersigned Trustee,
dated December 6, 1932, and recorded
In the office of the Register of Deeds
of Moore County in Book 50, at Page
249, default having been made in the
payment of the note secured thereby,
I will sell at public auction to the
A Plea For Conservation of One
Of Our Principal Assets - Holly
Most of That Sold by Negro
Boys Comes Off Other Peo
By Katherine L- Boyd
Every year at Christmas time the
streets are full of negro boys and
highest bidder, for cash, at the Court-' girls selling holly and mistletoe. It
house door in Carthage. N. C-. at i jg bought up rapidly by the residents
12:00 o’clock noon on Monday, Janu- , . * , »i,
ary 18. 1937, that certain tract of
land lying and being in Moore Coun_ trade is a brisk one with general sat-
ty, and more particularly described as isfaction on both sides. The sellers
follows: j glad to reap in a few dollars and
Adjoining the lands of W. J. Fry, i , ,
Neill Caddell, J. L. Fry. and others. | buyers are glad to get such lov_
BEGINNING at a stake with black-, ly holly so cheap. The only people
jack pointers, the third corner of the I who are not happy about it are those
original tract, thence South 69 EJ. 17 | ^jjo know how the holly usually is
chains to a stake with pine pomters, | .
the beginning corner of the original | acquired.
forty acres; thence N. 5 E. 5:50| In the first place it is obvious that
chains to W. J. Fry’e corner with few of the negroes own the trees from
hickory pointers: thence N. 40 1-4 W. | jg
15 chains to F- L. Fry’s corner; I i . i j
thence N. 68 N. 5.75 chains to the cor-1 P^rt it comes off other people s land
ner red oak pointers; thence on the ! and the permission of the owner sel-
dividing line S. 8 W. 12.70 chains to : dom asked. Most of the holly is stol-
the beginning, containing by estima-1 j out at
tion 17.05 acres, more or less. This i , ....
tract of land in a one-half interest in . ^ght. or speak into a place from some
a parcel of land conveyed to R. J. | .secluded corner. Their usual method
Marsh and W. J. Marsh by R. L. | when finding a tree with lots of berr-
is to break and hack off all the
corded in the Register of Deeds Office
of Moore County, in Book 67. Page 50- branches they can reach. Often .some
This sale is made subject to any - more adventurous soul w'ill climb up
taxes due against said lands.
The successful bidder will be re
quired to deposit 10 ■percent of his
bid as an evidence of good faith.
This 17th day of December, 1936.
growing tree, but fairly big tree* can
be transplanted safely. The various
nurseries stock them and they are
Inexpensive. If everbody in town plan
ted a holly tree by his house, he
would soon be able to cut his own
Christmas decorations, The same is
true of the hotels—and one can ima-
state College, Raleigh, are spending
I the Christmas holidays with their
W. F. Foushee of Asheboro was a Mrs. W. M. Mc_
business caller in tovirn the past week.
Isaac and Ollie Morgan and Clyde
Brewer of Chapel Hill were recent
guests of friends here.
Lincoln Burgess and Alton Green
of Broadway visited friends in the
village the past week.
Miss Harriet L. Gay, Mrs. Lowe
and Miss Nettie Williams and party
gine the surprised guest who is invit-' P^®^ week on a
ed, a few days before Christmas to chopping expedition in Fayetteville,
go out and cut himself a sprig of ^ Covington and
holly for his room. ' ^'^'^dren spent the week-end in Shel-
And until your holly tree Is grown i
and flourishing, why not buy your members of the Old Age Town,
holly from men who advertise It for Southern Pines visited
sale. They know its value, and when ' ®
they cut It, they do so with care at the Webster Library,
skillfully pruning the tree in order ' i
to encourage further growth, and to
find it they go deep in the swamps I
where the holly is glossy green and i
growing too thickly for its own good.
In buying from them you can feel
comfortable in that you are not en-1
couraging wanton destruction, and,
another point that will appeal to
most people, you can be sure that
you are not the receiver of stolen i EUREKA
There are many, of course, who |
look forward to the sight on our j ton is spending a few days with her
a tree and cut the top off. Or if the j street corners of bright holly berries i sister, Mrs. Z. V. Blue. |
tree is small they will chop it dow-n against a background of black shin. | R A. Bogan of Atlanta, Ga„ is
entirely and carry it off. Their path j ing faces and shining white teeth. It i visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Evelyn Hardson of Savannah,
Ga. arrived Monday to spend the
holidays with her aunt, Mrs. J. W.
Junior Williams of Bethlehem. N-
i H., arrived recently to spend the
holidays with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. L- D. Williams.
Miss Caroline Rankin of Burling-' fj
Mrs. F. W. VonCannon and child
ren and Miss Dorothy Mae Burkehead
of West End visited relatives in this
Nelson Blue of EUon College is
spending the Christmas holidays with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Z. V. Blue.
Misses Mary Ray and Treva King
are spending a few day* in Dallas
with Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Huffman.
Mr and Mrs. David McCallum of
Southern Pines spent Sunday with
Mr. and Mrs. John A. McLeod.
Mrs. Clifford King and son Harold
spent Thursday at Duke Hospital In
Durham where Harold underwent tin
Mr. and Mrs. Glandon Wicker of
Knollwood and Miss Grace Tillman of
Sanford spent Sunday with Mr. and
Mrs. D. J. Blue.
Jack Blue was the dinner guest
his sister, Mrs. Roscoe Myrlck
8 Nice Building Lots located on
South edge of Southern Pines in
Block Q-7 all for
at Page Motor Co.,
Drs. Neal, Beard
Pinehurst Race Trace Phone S04S
M. G. BOYETTE.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT
NOTICE OF EXECUTION S.VLE
through the woods is a trail of crush
ed berries and raw broken trees.
Holly trees are one of the chief
beauties of our woods—and the sad
thing is they are growing fewer and
fewer. The fires take t.ieir toll of
them, but around here the negro boys
at Christmas take almost as many.
Can’t we do something to stop this
Holly is, of course, a rather slow
Gurney P. Hood, Commissioner of
Banks, E^x Rel Page Trust Company,
and S. J. Hinsdale, Liquidating
Agent, Plaintiffs, vs.
R. C. Muse and Wife, Lillian Muse,
Under and by virtue of an execu- j —
tion directed to the undersigned from \ SIXTH TRACT: A one-half uiidiv-
the Superior Court of Richmond ided interest in that certain tract or
County in the above entitled action, | parcel of land containing 13 acres
I will on Monday, the 18th day of more or less, situate in Greenwood
January, 1937, at the hour of twelve Township, Moore County. North Car-
o’clock Noon, at the courthouse door olina, adjoining the lands of John
of Moore County, in the Town of Phillips, John Stokes, Elijah Me
Carthage, expose for sale and sell , Keithen, et al, and being particularly
to the highest bidder, for cash, to »at- i described by metes and bounds in a
isfy said execution all of the right, deed from Elias Hooker and wife to
title, claim and interest which the b. C. Mclver and R. C. Muse dated
said R. C. Muse and Lillian Muse, de-' the 22nd day of April, 1916, and duly
fendants, have in an to the following recorded in the Moore County Regis-
described real estate, to-wit: try in Deed Book No. 64, at Page
FIRST TRACT: All those three 211, to which reference is hereby
certain tracts or parcels of land con- made.
taining 63 acres, 20 acres and 33
acres respectively, more or less, sit-;
uate on the waters of Cranes Creek, *
on Nancy Dye branch, in Greenwood,
Township, Moore County, North Car.
is a sign of gayety, of the southern
life; it makes them feel Christmasy—
and the gay smiles they get when
they put down their dimes and quar.
ters and march off bearing their
holly bring a feeling of generosity,
and being a part of the Christmas
scene. Far be it from me to discour
age local color—in every sense of the
term. There is far too little of the
attractive southern atmosphere re
mains. But it must be remembered
that holly is among the finest local
exhibits; we must not allow it to be
For those who hesitate to give up
the old way, wondering if perhaps
their quarters will mean difference
between a Christmas dinner and none
at all. for those whose happenings at
Christmas is closely allied to the spir
it of the Kings bearing their gifts, I
would suggest that soma of the pen
nies' spent to see smiles grow on the
faces of our holly pickers, who are
on the whole a healthy, contented
R. S. Bogar. |
Misses Margaret McLeod of Flora
Macdonald College, Lucille McLeod
of West End and J. B. McLeod of
crowd, be sent to less immediately
apparent but far more deeply grate
ful. not to say more worthy, receiv.
ers. Mrs. Gilliam Brown at Carth
age needs money badly for her wel
fare people; at the negro division of
the State Sanatorium, a small fund
is raised each year to provide Christ
mas cheer for the patients; Miss Mc
Queen, the county maternity nurse,
would welcome any amounts to buy
clothes and medicine for the babies.
These are but a few of the causes
needing help, and which must be al
ways especially appealing at Chrti-
mas time. So, please, dear neigh
bors and guests, give to them if you
can and by buying your holly from
the recognized dealers, save it to be
a source of continued enjoyment and
grateful pride for all of us.
Nash Fattened Turkeys
Phone 2613 for list of markets authorized to sell
Pinehurst Farms Packing Plant
Pinehurst, N. C. Phone 2613
HIGHLAND PINES INN
SEASON DECEMBER TO MAY
Highland Pines Inn with its Splendid Dining Room Service
and its Cheerful Homelike Atmosphere Caters to the Require
ments of those Occupying Winter Homes in the Pine Tree Sec
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setts Avenue) Amid Delightful Surroundings. Good Parking
Space is Available for Motorists. All Features of First Class
Hotels are Includes at Highland Pines Inn. Best of Everything.
M. H. TURNER, Manager
SEVENTH TRACT: A one-half un
divided intere.°t in that certain tract
of land situate in Greenwood Township
Moore County, North Carolina, con-
ohna. each of said three tracts herein Chestnut, Mary
referred to being particularly describ
ed by metes and bounds in a deed ex
ecuted by M. Daniel Smith to Roy C.
Jane Smith, M. D Smith, Sarah Anne
Smith, B. C- Mclver and R. C. Muse
J ^ J T ^ J J 1 and more particularly described by
Muse dated January 4, 1927, and duly bounds in the deed by Mary
«corded m the office of Regist^ of gmith, et al, to B C. Mcl4r and
Deeds for Moore County in Deed
R. C. Muse, dated July 1, 1911, and
duly recorded in the Moore County
Registry in Deed Book No. 46. at
Page 555, to which reference is here
EIGHTH TRACT: A one.half un
divided interest in that certain tract
or parcel of land containing 11.2
acres, more or less, situate in Green-
Book No. 98, at Page 576, to which
reference is hereby made for a full
and complete description of said
lands. Excepting, however, from the
above three tracts all thoae certain
tracts of land that have been hereto
fore sold and conveyed by the said M.
D. Smith to various parties appearing
of record by deeds to said parties in , „ , . .
the office of the Register of Deeds for "'ood Township, Moore County, North
Moore County, North Carolina, to adjoining the lands of B.
which record of said deeds reference Reiver, R. C. Muse, et al. and
is hereby made for the lands so sold Particularly described by metes and
and conveyed as aforesaid. bounds in a deed from John Burmell
SECOND TRACT: A one-half un-
divided interest in that certain tract ’ ^ June 29, 1911. and duly
or parcel of land containing 3 i_2, m the Moore County Regis-
acres, more or less, situate in Green,; Book of Deeds No. 46. at Page
wood Township, Moore County, North: ^53, to which reference is hereby
Carolina, and particularly described ^ ^
by metes and bounds in a deed exe- ■ . NINTH TRACT: A one-half undiv-
cuted by E. A. Howell and wife, Mary, interest in that certain tract or
A. Howell, to B. C Mclver and Roy Parcel of land situate in Greenwood
C. Muse dated July 6, 1911, and duly Township, Moore County, North Car-
recorded in the Moore County Reg- olina, containing 10 acres, more or
istry in Book of Deeds No. 98, at adjoining the lands of Daniel
Page 534, to which reference is here- Smith, J. W. Phillips, J. W. Burmell,
by made. i al, and being particularly described
THIRD TRACT: That certain tract '"^^es and bounds in a deed from
or parcel of land situate in Green-: Sarah Chestnut to R. C. Muse, dated
wood Township, Moore County, North November 13. 1912. and duly recorded
Carolina, adjoining the lands of Bella ’ *-he Moore County Registry in
Campbell, Archie Green, et al, con- Book of Deeds No. 55, at Page 54-
taining 1 1-2 acres, more or less, be_' TENTH TRACT: A one-half i:-._
ing particularly described by metes divided interest in those two certain
and bounds in a deed from Pearce lots situate in the town of Cameron
Williams and wife, Alice Williams, | known as Lots Nos. 142 and 160,
dated July 1, 1930, to R, C. Muse and the first, No. 142, fronting on North
duly recorded in the Moore County side of Carthage Street 100 feet and
Registry in Deed Book No. 108, at running back 200 feet to McDugold
Page 336, to which reference is here- Street; the other. No. 160, fronting on
by made. ! said McDugold Street 100 feet and
FOURTH TRACT: That certain running back to Mrs. A- W. Camp-
tract or parcel of land containing 50; bell’s linp. See Deed Book No. 55, at
acres, more or less, situate in Green- j Page 55 for a complete description of
wood Township, Moore County, North , said lots.
Carolina, tind being the same and All of the foregoing lands will be
identical 50 acres conveyed by M. G. i sold subject to the lien of that cer
Boyette, Commissioner, to R. C. Muse tain judgment docketed in the Su-
by deed dated Augxist 4, 1930, and re- I perior Court of Moore Couny, North
corded in the Moore County Registry; Carolina, on the 22nd day of July,
in Deed Book No. 110, at page 97, to; 1932, in which F. S. Ferrell and J.
which reference is hereby made. | H. Ferrell are plaintiffs and Mrs. S.
FIFTH TRACT: That certain tract | F Albert and R C Muse are defend-
or parcel of land containing 5 acres, \ ants, said judgment being docketed
more or less, situate in Greenwood i in Judgment Docket No 22, at Page
Township, Moore County, North Car-1134, to which reference is hereby
olina, and being particularly describ. [ made, and subject also to the lien of
ed in a deed executed by Turner Phil-1 that certain judgment rendered in the
lips and wife, John Marsh and wife, I Superior Court of Moore County on
Roy Phillips and wife, to Roy C- Muse, | the 1st day of December ,1933, where-
dated June 21, 1934 and duly record- ing Daniel Smith is plaintiff and R
ed in the Moore County Registry in
Book of Deeds No 119, at Page 12, to
which reference is hereby made. This
tract, containing 5 acres, is subject
to the lien of a purchase money deed
of trust in the sum of $300.00 duly ex.
ecuted by Roy C. Muse to Turner
Phillips, et al, dated June 21, 1934,
and recorded in the office of the Reg
ister of Deeds for Moore County,
North Carolina, in Book of Mortgages
No. 55, at Page 234.
C. Muse is defendant, said judgment
being docketed in Judgment Docket
No. 24. at Page 79, to which reference
is hereby made.
The above lands will likewise be
sold subject to all unpaid taxes.
Terms of sale will be cash.
This, the 10th day of December,
C. J. MCDONALD,
Sheriff of Moore County,
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