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TOE Southerg Pines and Abwdeen, North CaroHn*
Friday, January 19, i9S4f
the product of more than an or
dinary life time, and we cannot
reforest overnight. Lumbering
as a big industry as it has been
is a thing of the past, and all
our sophistry cannot call it
But we can grow pine forests
that will serve the needs of the
community without providing
the vast quantities of magnifi
Published every Friday by i
THE PILOT, Incorporated. !
Aberdeen and Southern Pines, N. C. |
NELSON C. HYDE, ManaKing Editor!
BION H. BUTLER, Editor |
JAMES BOYD STRUTHERS BURTi
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Address all communications to The^ jjujifjjng material to make
Piu)T, Inc., Southern Pines, N. C. ^ better buildings, for wood is not
Entered at the Po.toffice at South-! a desirable material for any but
ern Pines, N. C., as second-class mail | temporary construction. The for-
I est of the days ahead is to be a
i pine forest for other uses than
the saw mill, and it can be of
NEW HIGH RECORD
Last week a group of men met
in Charlotte to try to stop the
increasing killing on the high
ways. Moore county was repre
sented by Richard Tufts, and
the whole group was of that
same high type of men. An in
vestigation of figures ,from the
state highway authorities shows
The Week in Vass
cent lumber that we have de- that last year we managed to
vastated. We can raise paper'kill 850 people in automobile
wood, and small bill stuff lum-j “accidents” in North Carolina,
ber, and things of that sort 1 while between 25,000 and 30,000
others were injured. This list has
passed beyond excuse or horror,
or destructiveness. It has be
come grotesque in the absurd
fact that we tolerate it for a ^ g Graham, chairman of the civics de-
minute. We talk about war, but partment, had charge of the program
and readings in keeping with the new
Baby Mary Emma Laub«cher went
to Sunday School last Sunday for the
first time, and while she was too tiny
to know what it was all about, she
was good as good could be through
out the lesson period. But it is no
wonder, for in the class room with
her were here mother, Mrs. A. R.
Laubscher; her grandmclhher, Mrs.
Emma Laubscher, and her great
grandmother, Mrs. Paul Gschwind.
The Woman’s Club held its regu
lar monthly meeting on Friday even
ing at Hotel Charmella with Mrs. W.
C. Leslie, Mrs. W. B. Graham and
Mrs. H. A. Borst as hostess. Mrs. W.
year were given by Mrs. C. L. Tyson,
Mrs. Emma Laub.scher and Mrs. S. R.
Smith. The club decided to hold
The announcement of tw
if the other 47 states of the Un
ion can average* the same
; fully as substantial use as far ] slaughter that North Carolina
: as trees can be grown, for a has stacked up in the year the _ _ _
' tree has more uses than simply i deaths on the highways will runSaturday of next
to be sawed into boards. We are close to 50,000, and the injur-
I going to learn that pine forests i ies to a million and a half. In' „ j , , • j
are as valuable as a place to live: other words we have killed al-1
a, they are to devastate for the'most as many people as the whole i
were invited in for re-
I cheaper lumber purposes, and population of Nevada, and injur-1 j
;o ad-, with the volume of building ma-[?d as many as the whole Popuja-'
visory committees to help thejlerial we have in the county j tion of South Carolina. To wipe, ‘
relief boards and the labor board building can be better done with ' out two states in one year is an t arker, son ot Air, a
of the county in its new experi- other thingavthan to waste our achievement that even war can i ceieoiatea m
mental work should command, pine trees fn that munntr. So, hardly boast. The tiuth is that ' •
without any hesitation or de- the big sawmill having become the automobile makes war look' “
the support of the whole peo-. extinct we can raise pine trees like a child s toy
pie. Here is a list of fourteen of in this part of the world and And the funny thing about
the capable men of the county, have them for something more; the whole business is that this
and it is inconceivable that useful than to make boards,
they would do anything but ~ ~ '
work for the common good, or ASTRONOMERS
that the organization which they , ENGINEERS
undertake to advise should be Twenty-two million Ameri-
i state and this nation are stupid
enough to pay no attention to the
inconceivable slaughter and de
To make matters worse, if
on last Thursday by enter-
nuniber of his small friends
lit a party. There was a pretty birth
day cake with three candles, and re
freshments suitable for little tots,
aii(J each guest was given a doll.
Those enjoying Jo.seph's party were
John Franklin Evans, -Alice Evans,
Marian and Ruth Bailey, Leatrice and
Eleanor Simpson, Edgar and Bobby
Klingcnschmidt and Bobby Evans
Members Hold Meet
Schedule of SaleBwomeii lor the"
Season is Completed—Mrs.
H. H. Beckwith Hostess
A large and enthusiastic meetirig
j of the members of the Woman’s Ex-
Miss Mary Beasley at the Beasley
Apartine^nt.s. In the afternoon the
party enjoyed a trip to Pinehurst.
Mrs. Paul Gschwind and Mrs. W.
J. Cameron spent Wednesday after
noon with Mrs. Mattie Davi.'? of route!
»» , „ 1 II J! change was held Friday at the home
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hutton and - n „ i, , . .
baby, Barbara Ann, of Greensboro and ' ere weie
Alex MtGIll ot Maxton spent Sun.l.y t*”"' "'‘"’J' ""f"'
with Mr. „„J Mr.. Arch McGill /( the M.-., Beckw^k,
. , served tea, the business meetincr be-
route 2. . , ^.
coming a delightful social affair,
Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Wilson went to ^ The schedule of saleswomen wa&
Columbia, S. C. the first of the week completed, and is given below, there
to spend a few days,
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Griffin and
t-hildren of Hamlet were in town Sun
day and in the afternoon they ami Mr.
and Mrs. G. \V. Griffin went to San
ford to call on Mr. and Mrs. Bryce
by enabling everyone to make pur
chases from her favorite saleswoman;
Monday morning, Mesdames Rein-
ecke, 'Ward, *Vail, Gamache; after
noon, *Hyatt, Phillips, Stockton.
Tuesday morning, ♦Powdrell, Lloyd,
Eckert; afternoon, ♦Ross, Hotchkiss,
W. H. Keith spent Thursday and, Vgii^ Trousdale
Friday of last week in Durham attend- ^ Wednesday morning, Tyrrell,
*Sledge, MacLeod; afternoon, Child,
Miss Lena Mae Palmer of Sanford *Ewin, Barr,
was a visitor here Sunday. i Thursday morning, *Mudgett, Busk,.
Misses Sallie and Bessie Cameron, Bronson, Warren, Davidson; after-
were Sanford visitors Saturday. noon, Stevens, Towne, Hyde, Mc-
Mis. Mary McLeod has returned; ]vii]]an.
to her home in Raeford after spend- Friday morning, Beckwith, * Ding
ing some time with her sister, Mrs. Emerv, Windle; Afternoon, *Cai^
Annie Chappell. ter, Taft, Sherrerd, Safford.
Miss Eloi.‘«e Brooks of Lemon Satifrday morning, Keating Pray,
Springs spent the week-end with her -«Wheeler, Hogsett; afternoon,
mother, Mrs. G. W. Brooks. *Crocker, Chapman, Hawes, Mc-
Mi. and Mrs. A. M. Cameron and Knight. Note: Stars (*) indicate per-
tamily visited relativ'es in Buie’s sons in charge.
It Pays to Advertise in The Pilot.
allowed to do anything contrary! cjjji citizens—one out of every worse can be possible, we have j | p (,f
to their judgment and counsel. io_are drawing cash out of the set a new record in the past j have recently welcomed a |i
If these committees are not to Federal Treasury and are direct- year. We have killed more than
be entruste<i with the big task ly dependent upon President ever, and worse yet, have done
the county is facing we are m ^ Roosevelt and New Deal agen- the increased killing and injurycomplete
hard luck. -cies for all or part of their live- with a much smaller number of baseball team.
But that is a proposition that'lihood. cars. In 1029 when 520,000 cars! ^ McXeill, well known resident
will not invite debate. Here is So declares the Washington ' were licensed by North Carolina' community, fell at the door of
a group of the most capable men correspondent of the Chicago we killed 690. In 1933 with Satuniay morning and sus-
in the county, backed also by the Tribune after a survey of Gov- slightly over 400,000 t-ars we
school board and the county com- eminent reports. raised the killing record to 850. i broken some ribs,
missioners, taking on their The grand total, he says, will We have raised our kill-
shoulders the responsibility for, jump to almost 24,000,000^ when [ mg record more than 26 percent. ^ sprain. Mrs.
what is to be done to bring a bet- the Government starts sending ■ With two to three thousand j McNeill fractured a hip in a fall sev-
ter financial state in the county. | checks to farmers in the Middle people killed and injured every'eral months ago and has suffered in-
They are decisive in their state-; West who are participating in month by automobiles it would ^ tensely the y:>oater part of the time
ment that they propose to urge ^ the corn-hog production control, ,<eem that North Carolina'would' since. Mi s Hffie Bailey of the Un-
an aggressive policy and work ] program. ^ take some steps to stop this ion community is with the McNeills,
the job to its highest possibility ( Here are the figures which bloodshed. _ The Charlotte com-^ Miss Hlissabeth Cob spent last
of good. They will stand for no the writer says were taken from mittee is trying to change condi- i week-end with her sister at Elon Col-
foolishness, they ask for an out-. official Government reports: ^ tions. But it is the people of the i lege.
spoken candor from all the peo
ple, for the unlimited ai(5 from
everybody in every w'ay that sue-'
cess may crown the work that
is to be done. This new experi
ment must be recognized as an
experiment. But with the experi
ment must also be conceded the
evident fact that the situation’
SWELL NEWS FOR BARGAIN HDNTERS I
Early in the week we announced a clear- |
ance sale on I
Nen’s Wool Knickers §
Executive departments and
' state who will have to do what Miss Lois Buchan, Mrs. A. D. Mc-
is to be done. The automobile Lauchlin and Mary McLauchlin visited
.‘>88 03.T is the advance agent for the cof- relatives in Broadway during the
They have been reduced to as low as $1.00.
We have just a few left.
Next Tuesday, we commence a sale on all
Come early if you want to get your size.
Pinehurst Dept. Store
Pinehurst, N. C.
I- fin trade, and will be if we so week-end.
now becomes a trial test on the i
’ Kxcitement was created in Pine-
Relief and Special Agencies bluff on Wednesday of last week
^art of men "ho aie competent 4,1.39,000 when Carmine, the eight year old
to WOlk it out if it IS WOlkable, vvorks 1,000,000 daughter of Mr. and .Mrs. E. G.
and of men who aie going to the army 297,000 ■■'dams, ran into the side of a car
mat With every phase ot the mat- passing on the highway. The car was Hifih School, on account of their high
ter. No politics, no funny busi- .=i,43(),000 owned and driven by C. B. Sanderson i Kiades during the fall term, were ex-
ness, no favoritism, no bunco on Recipients of Cash Benefits of Shirley, Mass. Mr. Sanderson was ! empt from examination on all sub-
Mr. and Mrs. f'loyd Keith and son
of Raeford called on Mrs. Jane Keith
Mrs. 'W. D. Matthews and children
and Henry Borst, Jr., visited Dr. M.
L. Matthews of Sanford and the I
Bainhardt family of Jonesboro Sun
F’our students of Vass-Lakeview
the part of those who ask relief
or employment, no anything but *Farmers
serious and honest effort to bet- Veterans
apparently driving at a moderate rate J^^'ts when examinations were held
1,700,000 of speed, otherwise, Carmine would 1 week. These outstanding pupils
1.061,700 undoubtedly have been killed when | ^:va Callahan and Emily Laub-
13,000,000 she hite the car. Mr, Sander.son rush-, scher of the senior class, Robert
— ed her to the Moore County Hospital , Rosser of the tenth grade and Sara
ter the situation. But the sue- Direct relief cases
cess of this experiment depends
as always largely on the backing Total
it gets from the people. Bring
your troubles to the committees. Grand total
be free to discuss anything with *.Soon to be rai.sed t
them in an honest w’ay, and you bringing grand total to
can count on them to help. Open
criticism and advice and inquiry The Tribune correspondent' iSouthern Pines tale.nt will gi-He
15,7()1,700 Where she stayed until Monday. She ^^'^^ Matthews of the eighth grade.
I is recovering nicely from her acci- Many others were exempt on one or
22,011,588 dent. subjects. An average of as high
3,400,000, Miss Florence Fowle is entertaining term is required for
23,700,000. the young people of Pinebluff next f’femption.
j Saturday night at the Firemen’s Hall. Mrs. Alex Smith, Mrs. L.
B. Fry and Rebecca and Ruth Fry
is solicited that they may know goes on to say that every group puppet show after which there will be '’^'ted relatives in Bynum Sunday
what is going on and what peo- in this list cashes a checi< drawn'dancing. Ray Goodwin,
pie think, but along with that, on the Government directly, ex- ! Misses Margaret Rice and Helen Madge Nichols, Miss Mamie
stend by to help make things cept the relief group and a part Fiddner were hostesses to about 35 and Miss Katrina Beasley, all
right if any are wrong. Better of the public works employes. | young people of Pinebluff and Aber- Apex, were Sunday dinner guests of
ideas are al;»;ay.s invited. Help The relief cases get their aid' Ln Jl Th„r.*,y nighl »t .he Firo.
to make tne thing win. and their Federal money through men’s Hall. BEN SHIELDS OF CARTHAGE
1/fXTr’ A ” State relief agencies and a small! Robert Carrington of Raleigh spent: DIES FOLLOWING STROKE
iTTiUDiro group of the public works em- thfl week-end with Mrs. Carrington at :
LL IrloCiK COUNiKY ployes working on projects un- the home of her parents Mr. and i Ben Shields, a resident of Carthage,
That this is ever again to be pi'i^’nte contractors get thoir Mrs. Ray McCaskill. died following a stroke of paralysis
a lumber country is impossible., ’^oney from the contractors. | Miss Gladys Strickland of Durh am at the former home of his brother.
We started tw’o centuries.ago order to rush out these and Miss Elizabeth Rad.-,drll of Bre- the late Doug Shields, on Thui-sday
in the American colonies to (Jg. . ^‘h^cks, sajs the Tribune writer, vard were guests of Miss Margaret >norning, January 11th. Funeral ser-
stroy the finest forests that civ- j Treasurei S office has had j Gibson Friday and Saturday. They vices were held at the Carthage Pres-
ilizer modern nations have ever , renv, a whole floor in a pri- '\yere old guests at Miss Gibson’s byterian Church on Friday at 2:30
encountered, and we have pret- owned Washington build-■ home at Laurel Hill Sunday. o’clock with the Rev. W. s. Golden
Cy completely accomplished the 1hire hundreds of extra j The Ladies’ Aid of the Methodist officiating. Burial followed at the
job. This country no longer hasj*" ^ The Bureau ^of ^ Printing ChurA will hold a baked food sale ; Presbyterian cemetery.
Mr. Shields had long been a faith
ful member of the Carthage Pres-
great forests, and it is not in ! Engraving has had to work i Friday afternoon at .1. L. DeY
condition that it can ever again I overtime printing check forms | store.
produce great forests. We can
never again hope to have the
prodigal abundance of lumber
that we have wasted, for it does
not grow anything like as fast
as we have been destroying it. If
we could not make a great sup
ply like we inherited satisfy our
needs and provide for the future
it is easy to see ^ the impossi
bility of providing those needs
with the remain.^ of the wreck
age of forests that we now have.
Pine trees grow rapidly in the
Sandhills, but not the valuable
long leaf pine that has been van
ished. The faa(t-growing tSrees
are not the type that make the
good old lumber we find in the
old buildings. A big pine tree is
BIRD CLUB INAUGURATES
ITS SEASON AUSPICIOUSI,Y
j Sinclair of Carthage and Mrs. Mc-
^ El wain of Monroe; one brother, Dan
? Shields of Gastonia.
If all Tuesday mornings will pro
vide as delightful sunshine and as
pleasant occupation as the members
of the Bird Club enjoyed on their first
outing last Tuesday, the dozen who
gatiiered at the New England House
will soon be augumented. Native lov
ers, whether transient or winter res
idents, are cordially welcomed to this
long established and enthusiastic lit
tle club. The hunt in the^Bird Sanc
tuary begins shortly after nine
and tile AAA (Agricultural i Miss I..ouise Oats of Fayetteville byterian Church. He will be greatly
Adjustment Administration) has | was a guest at the home of Warren missed by a host of friends,
had to install machines to sign! a. Smith Sunday. i Sur viving are two sisters, Mrs. John
The writer adds:
By pouring much of the $lG,ii00,-
000,000 which he promises to spend
in the current and coming fiscal years
into the hands of these and perhaps
more people President Roosevelt
hopes to inflate mass purchasing
power at the expense of the Treas
When one considers that the
Administration proposes to
spend more than 160 thousand
millions of dollars one begins to
wonder whether the President
and his advisers are astronomers
Service Sunday morning at 11:00
o’clock in the church on East New
Hamp.shire aveni*>. The subject of
the lesson-sermon for next Sunday,
January 21, will be “Life.” The read
ing poem in the church
ing room in the church is opien every
Wednesday afternoon from 3 until
5 o’clock. A cordial invitation is ex
tended to all to attend the service and
to use the readini; room.
REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF THE
at Pinehur.st, North Carolina, to the Commissioner of
At the Clo.se of Business on the 30th dav of December
Cash, Checks for Clearing and Transit Items $ 38,666.42
Due from Approved Depository Banks 119,639.61
N. C. State Bonds in Escrow (For Exemption
of Common Stock from Assessment) 25,000.00
United States Bonds, Notes, Etc 50.00
North Carolina State Bonds, Notes, Etc 4,830.14
North Carolina Political Subdivisions Bonds
and Notes 14,013.97
Other Stocks and Bonds 180.00
Loans and Discounts—Other 344,679.39
Banking House rind Site 50,000.00
Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment 7,‘500.00
Other Real Estate , 11,266,25
Stock Assessment 34,255.75
Total Resources $650,081.53
LIABILITIES and CAPITAL
Demand Deposits—Due Public Officials ... 23,788.58
Demand Deposits—Due Others 231,062.77
Cashiers Checks, Certified Checks and Divi
dend Checks 1,987.93
Accrued Expenses, Taxes and Interest 156.33
Time Certificates of Deposit—Due Others 2,500.00
Savings Deposits—Due Public Officials .... 11,248.78
Savings Deposits—Due Others 68,715.29
Bills Payable 54,745.27
Capital Stock—Common 50,000.00
Capital Stock—Preferred 6% Cumulative .... 66,000.00
Surplu.s—Appropriated for Exemption of
Common Stocli from Assessment 25,000.00
Undivided Promts 6,617.58
Reserve for Losses 50,559.00
Reserve for Stock Assessment .34,255.75
Total Capital 650,081.53
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA.
COUNTY OF MOORE.
B. U. Richardson, Cashier, F. W. Von Canon, Di
rector. and Paul Dana, Director of the Bank of Pine
hurst, each personally appeared before me this day,
and being duly sworn, each for himself, says that the
fcJregoing report is true to the best of his knowledge
Sworn to and subscribed before me\B. U. RICHARDSON,
thi. the 13lh d.y of J.nu.ry, ,934. ^
GEO. P. HAWES, JR., V*-. vy.
My commission expires Sept. 29th, 1934.;