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"the BOOTERY I
Sanford, N. C.
carols, telling of the
first Noel, guide
us to the true spirit of
Chiiatrtian. May its joys, its v?
divine message be with us, always.
BRYAN DRUG CO.
Ali>erd???, N. C.
By ANN J. MeKEILL
Fixwsuw'i Annual Dinner
The annual Christmas dinner '
meeting of the Aberdeen Volun- 1
teer Firemen and the Firemen's
Auxiliary was hclu Tuesday eve
ning. December 17, at the Ameri
can Legion Hut. A turkey dinner '
with all the trimmings %va? serv
ed to the 30 persons present. John
McCrummen gave the invoca
tion. Fire Chief M. J. Muse wel
comed the group.
Special guests included Mayor
E. O. Freeman, Mr. and Mrs. John
McCrummen, Mr and Mrs Curtis
I?twhon, and Mr and Mm. J. D.
During the evening Christmas
gifts were exchanged.
Garden Club Dinner
The Christmas meeting of the
Aberdeen Home and Garden Club
was held in the home of Mrs.
Henry Page, Jr., on Tuesday
evening, December 17. Aisaoci
ate hostesses included Mrs. Char
Ifc Fleasants. Mrs. Leo Arey, Mr3.
Frank Mizell, Mr3. J. T. Johnson,
and Mrs. Make rieasants.
Dinner was served buffet style
from the beautifully appointed
tables, with the Christmas motif
being carried out in decorations
throughout the entertainment
Following a brief business
meeting, Mrs. Mixeit read the 1
Christmas story. Christmas
hymns and carols were sung by
Attractively wrapped gifts
brought by the members were
judged for their unique and love
ly appearance. Mrs. James Bish
op won first prize with second
prize being won by Mrs. Sam
Swearingen. Members then ex
Walter Hirer Page dub
Mrs. Talbot Johnson and Mrs.
Sam Worsley were co-bostesit>? to
the December meeting af the
Walter Hines Page Book Club in
the Johnson home. Mrs. R. S.
Gwyn presided over the meet
Mrs Don McCluskey presented
the Christmas story. Mrs. W. C
Neill accompanied several mem
bers of the high school chorus in
several Christinas songs. The
group included: Gail Gschwind,
Gloria Grant, Herman Russell,
Gene. Troutman, Sandra Desalia,
and Sara Odom.
Upon adjournment of the meet
ing, the hostesses Invited their
guests into the dining room where
Mrs. Gwyn poured punch and a
salad course was served.
ine Aberdeen usraeneues ana
their husbands and invited guests
enjoyed a dinner party at Holiday
Inn on Wednesday evening. E. R.
Graham led the invocation. Mrs.
James Reaves welcomed the
group. Following a delicious tur
key dinner, the group sang sever
al Christmas carols.
Christmas corsages, made by
the member?, were judged and
Sirs. Wilier DeLong's w-.m first
prize and Mrs. Hurry W?t*on wen
Bingo was played during the
Mr. and Mrs. David Bailey and .
children, Davey and AltUon, ar- :
rived Friday evening for tiie hoi- i
kaays with Mr. and Mrs. H. Clif- :
ton Blue and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Ervm Poole of ,
Raleigh were weekend guests of j
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Poole. Mr. and j
Mrs. J. G. Whittington of Kan- ]
napolin will be holiday guests of j
Harry J. Ward,
Harry J. Ward, longtime Car
thage resident, died early last
Wednesday morning at St. Jo
seph's Hospital following sever
al weeks of illness. He was 82
For a number of years Mr.
Ward was in the clothing busi
ness and an interior decorator be
fore returning to Carthage to live,
before World War II.
Funeral services were conduct
ed last Thursday afternoon from
Carthage Presbyterian Church by
the pastor, the Rev. B. E. Dotson
assisted by the Rev. W. S. Golden.
Burial was in Cross Hill Ceme
He is survived by his wife, the
former Katharine Jackson Shaw,
and several nieces and nephews.
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MOORE COUNTY'S LEADING
NEWS AND ADVERTISING
Employees Get Bonus
J. B. Von Canon, Jr., president
of Sandhill Furniture Corporation i
at West End. has issued to all I
employees of that corporation 1st- !
ters of appreciation for their 1
work during the year and an- J
nounced to them that a Christmas !
bonus of one per cent of their
gross earnings from January X
through November 30 would be
presented to those now employ
This is the first time that
Christmas bonuses have been giv
en to Sandhill Fumitur? em
ployees. based on earnings, it was
stated. There are approximately
400 employees of this furniture
manufacturing organization which
was organized and incorporated
SUBSCRIBE TO THE PILOT.
MOOHE COUNTY'S LEADING;
Garden Book Given In
Memory Of Mrs. McCoil
"Arr.erira's Garden Book," by
Jamea anil Louise Bush-Brown,
has been given to the memorial
collection at Southern Pir>e? Li
brary by Mrs. C. A. Smith of
Pinehuist in memory of Mrs
Kathcririe McColl of Southern
Pines and Benne ttsville, S. C.,
who died recently.
Announcement of several other
books given in memory of Mrs.
McColl was roade last week by
Mrs. Stanley Lambourne, librari
an, as noted in last week's Pilot.
The oratorio, a musical compo
sition using soloists, chorus and
orchestra, is named after the Or
jatory ,or mission hall, in Home,
I where sacred musical perform
ances were held in the 1500's.
Americans today have nearly
$47 billion invested in U. S. Sav
ings Bonds ? a powerful answer
to the people who threaten to
bury us economically.
Mrs. R. W. Pleasants of Pine
hurst Nursing Home and J. M.
Pleasants of Southern Pines visit
ed Mrs. Frank S. Blue on Thurs
Mrs. C. F. Barringer will visit
her niece, Mrs. Charles Bolz in
Washington, D. C., this week but
will be home for Christmas to
welcome her children, Mr. and
Mrs. Allen Thacker and children
who arrived early this week
from Pfeiffer College.
Mrs. Curtis Muse is spending a
few days in Burlington with
friends and relatives and will
spend Christmas with Mr. and
Mrs. Doyle Miller and family in
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Kirkman of
Winston-Salem and Mr. and Mrs.
Gene Risher of Atlanta arrived
Saturday and will spend Christ
mas with their father, D. A. Mc
Mrs. J. K. Roberts is spending
Christmas with John K. Roberts,
III. in Danville, Va. Mr Roberts
visited his grandmother briefly
Friday en route home from UNC,
Chapel Hill, where he is doing 1
graduate study and she accom- j
panied him home.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Burt and
daughter are visiting Mr. and Mrs.
Don Jackson in Washington, D.
C., at Christmas.
Many out-of-town people at
tended the funeral of Harry Ward
Friends are glad to hear that
Dr. J. W. Willcox is somewhat 1
better in Moore Memorial Hos
A. D. Way is reported improv
ing in Moore Memorial Hospital.
Arthur P. Allen
Dies In Hospital;
Was Smoke Victim
Arthur Phillip Allen, 78 who
with his wife was rescued from a
fire in his downtown apartment
last Monday night, died Sunday
at St. Joseph's hospital of acute
pneumonia which, the attending
physician said, was caused by
the inhaling of smoke. He also
had had a heart condition.
The elderly couplo were uncon
cious in their smoke filled apart
ment, where a bed was on fire,
when they were found and res
cued by a local policeman, A. F.
Smtih. Mrs. Allen is still a pa
tient in the hospital.
Funeral services were to be
held Tuesday morning at the Mc
Keithan Funeral Chapel, conduc
ted by the Rev. Maynard Man
sum, pastor of the First Baptist
Church, burial was in Summer
ville Presbyterian Church ceme
tery in Harnett county.
Surviving are his wife, the for
mer Maggie Wilson of Harnett
county; five daughters, Mrs. Ver
non Holland, Mrs. Godwin Thom
as and Mrs. Pearlie Thomas, all
of Sanford, and Mrs. Edward
Kelly and Mrs. Elvyn Jones, both
of Winston-Salem; three sons,
Harvey and Arthur Allen, both of
Sanford, and Bill Allen, of tho
home; 27 grandchildren and 28
CARD OF THANKS
We would like to exprers our
appreciation and thank* to our
many friends for their kind ex
pressions of sympathy during the
illness and death of our mother,
the Family of
Mrs. Bettie Cameron
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to our Friends and Customers
Maremie Beauty Shop
We wish you
o mer - ry Christ-mas, we
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wish you a mer - ry
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Christ- mas, we wish you
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MERRY CHRISTMAS and
HAPPY NEW YEAR1
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200 S. W, Broad Ph. 895-7181
f!ouih?rt> Pines. N. C.