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VOL. 15, NO. 22.
FIRST IN NEWS,
of the Sandhill Territory a^rth Carolina
Southern Pines and Aberdeen, North Carolina, Friday, April, 27, 1934.
GLEE CLUBS WIN
Speaks to Bankers
Take Top Place in Mixed Chorus
Event at High School Music
Contest at Greensboro
BOYS TIE FOR FIRST PLACE
Another Slate Championship comes
to the Southern Pines High School.
This time it is Mr. Smith’s Glee Clubs '
that bring the honor here. 1
In competition in the state high i
school music contest held in Greens- i
boro this week the locals gained a j
tie for the championship ift ane event
and undisputed possession of the top
in another. Southern Pines ranks in
the Class C division and all events I
of this group were held on Wednes- j
The mixed chorus gained the top i
honor for Southern Pines, being ,
awarded first place and a No. 1 |
grade, sigrnifying excellent, or math- !
ematically, a grade of over 95. The
boys’ chorus finished in a tie for'
first place with St. Pauls and receiv
ed a II grade, meaning very good.
The girls’ chorus placed second, also
with a 11 grade.
A handsome cup was awarded the ‘
school. Frederick Stanley Smith, di- ^
rector of the clubs and music super
visor at the local High -School receiv
ed the award.
Added to the dramatic champion-
■ship won by the school a few weeks
ago, this gives Southern Pines High
School an enviable record for the past ^
season. Especially since this is only
the second year of competition for the
locals in either of these two events.
RAINEy PREDICTS THANKS ARE DUE
RULE OF U. S. BY COMMITTEES FOR
MERGED PARTIES FESTIVAL SUCCESS
Addresses Meeting of N. C. Ban
kers Association at Carolina
DISCUSSES NATIONAL DEBT
HON. HKNKY T. R.AINEY
AUSTIN GADDY IS
KILLED IN AUTO
Ford Sedan Demolished When
It Strikes Express Truck
on Highway at Lakeview
TWO COMPANIONS HURT
Full County Ticket
Adopt Platform Calling for $5
Automobile License Fee.
After adopting a platform declaring
for $5 automobile license fees and re
tention of the Turlington act and
“all prohibition laws now in force,”
Moore county republicans, in conven
tion here Saturday afternoon, named
a complete county ticket.
H. F. Seawell, Jr., the county chair
man, was nominated for the legisla
ture, but should the race interfere
with his duties as United States ref.
eree in bankruptcy for the middle
North Carolina district. O. D. Wallace
will be asked to substitute for him
on the ticket.
The other nominees are:
For clerk of the superior court—
C. R. Scotten, of Glendon. \
For sheriff—Grady McDuffie, of
For register of deeds -W. P. Cope
land of Eagle Springs.
For judge of the county court—
George W. Case, of Southern Pines.
For solicitor of the county court—
For coroner—Dr. W. N. McDuffie,
For surveyor - Ollie Seawell.
For county commissioner—Froiy
Deep River and Ritters townships, E.
H. Willcox; from Bensalem and Shef
fields townships, Chas. A. Hussey;
from Mileral Springs and Sandhills
township, Howard Phillips; from
Greenwood and McNeills townships,
Hugh Betterly; from Carthage town
ship, J. A. Lang.
ART APPRKCI.VTION CONTEST
BEING HELD HERE TOD.W
Austin Gaddy, 24, white youth of ^
Cameron, was instantly killed last |
Saturday night when the Ford sedan
in which he was ridiiig with two j
companions collided with an Express
Agency truck driven by Wimberly'
Bowman of Aberdeen. |
The accident occurred near the;
Lakeview Filling Station at Lakeview. j
The Ford proceeding north on U. S.
Highway No. 1, apparently at a high
rate of speed, struck the truck with
terrific force and was almost com
pletely demonished, and the truck was
upset. Gaddy was thrown from the
car and was instantly killed. His two
companions, Carl Maples and Dave
Cameron, were seriously injured, but
were able to be sent home after re
ceiving first aid at Dr. Rosser’s of
fice in Vass. Maples was badly cut
about the face and was too ill to at
tend an inquest, the next day, and the
inquest was in progress as The Pilot
went to press Friday noon.
Both Coroner Fry and Sheriff Mc
Donald were on the scene of the ac
cident a short time after it occurred
and conducted an investigation. No
one was held in connection with the
Gaddy and’his companions were re
turning home after taking Dave Cam
eron and his wife and sick baby to
the Moore County Hospital.
'Gaddy was a son of the late Jack
Gaddy of Cameron. He is survived by
his mother, six brothers and two sis
ters. The funeral was held at his
mother's home Monday afternoon and
interment followed in Johnson’s
Summer Golf Plans
Are Announced Here
Yadkin Club, Summer Golf Or
ganization, Starts Schedule
First Week in May
The Public School Art Apprecia
tion Contest for the ninth district of
the Federation of Women’s Clubs will
he held in Southern Pines today, (Fri
day) at 3:30 p. m. at the high school
building. Tests will be furnished by
the State Department of Public In
struction. The contest- will be in
charge of Mrs. W. P. Byrd, of Lill-
ington, president of the ninth dis
trict, and Misses Jean Mclver Lane
and Emily Richardson, Art Teachers
in Southern Pines.
Schools of the following counties
may send representatives: Cumber
land. Harnett, Hoke, Lee, Moore and
Richmond. Winners of this contest
will compete in the State Contest,
which will take place In Raleigh on
May 5, 1934.
Th Yadkin Club announces its
tournament schedule for the summer.
Beginning week ending May 5th the
first event will be played over the No.
2 Course. Weekly events have been
arranged throifghout the summer
Herbert Vail was reelected Presi
dent of the club for the year with Dr.
E. M. Medlin. vice president, and A.
P. Thompson, secretary and treasur
er. Don Currie is club captain.
This is the beginning of the fourth
seuson. Dr. H. E. Bowman won the
Club Championship in 1931. F. L. Du
pont, 1932, and H. C. Buckminster,
The season has been lengthened this
year, play beginning first week in
May instead of June as in previous
In an address delivered before the
North Carolina Bankers Association
at Pinehurst yesterday Speaker Hen
ry Rainey of the House of Represen
tatives predicted the future of Amer
ican political life will be marked by
rule of "merged political parties”
which merged to elect President
Describing efforts of the present
administration aS aimed at restoring
buj'ing power, Rainey asserted Demo
crats and Republicans in congress are
“going along together doing things
they never thought they would do
as party men” due to the fact that
the nation is in a new era.
“We arc on our way,” he asserted.
“Political parties merged in 1932 to
get out of the position the country
was in. That was not a Republican
victory and not a Democratic vic
tory. It was a victory of the merged
“You will never see another align
ment of the old parties like you have
seen. Regardless of the name it is
known by, there will be hundreds of
years of time which will see our po
litical destiny held in a merged
"There will be other parties, too,
but they will be parties of the ex
treme left. Communists will be in
them, and more important in them
than ever before. The groups of the
extreme left will include those who
believe in tearing down what we have
and in inflating the currency.
"Merged parties will take this
country down the wide straight road
which means perpetuity of this great
government through centuries to
Comparing government “underwrit
ing” of business, farms, homes, and
other agencies through “New Deal"
agencies, Mr. Rainey said the gov
ernment took securities when it dis
bursed the major part of its funds.
Te asserted that if securities taken as
collateral for loans are balanced
against the debt of the nation, the
debt increased only two billion dollars
in 13 months of the Roosevelt admin
istration and the revaluation of gold
gave a profit of more than two bil
lions. giving a net profit for 13
months of $710,000,000 instead of a
tremendous deficit as some say.
The Speaker predicted that the
United States would not materially
inflate its currency, but pointed out
that without violating laws or eco
nomics it could issue eight or ten
billions of paper money against gold
it has on hand.
President Roosevelt, he said, is at
the driver’s seat in a machine erected
on a bridge of twenty "great recon
struction acts” and is moving the
machine forward, though this is a
danger period. He said the bridge
would prove strong enough to hold
up the mammoth machine if the peo
ple of the nation back the President.
Rainey flatly predicted the reval
uation of the franc within three
months, after poinung out that
American revalued gold and could
expand that value.
“They must do it in France," he
asserted. "They must revalue the
franc within three months. There are
more scandals of a financial nature
coming out over there t'han have in
C’lTIZF^N BUILDING SOLD TO
NEW HAMPSHIRE MAN
Committee Chairmen, Their
Aides and Associates Rerjlered
Service of Utmost Importance
Directs Rural Relief
With the report of S. B. Richard
son, and D. D. S. Cameron, business
managers of Southern first Spring
Blossom Festival, to the Chamber ot
Commerce, and the acceptance of the
report with the thanks of the direc
tors of that body to all concerned in
the inception, and the ardous work
of planning, and bringing to its most
' .successful conclusion this outstanding
; episode in the town's history almost
I the final word has been said, but pub-
^ lie acknowledgement is due the many
; committee heads, and their aides and
I associates who gave so much of their
i time, and energy to make all the
I events, and every program a success,
: and to the many contributors of mon-
' ey, w’ares and provisions.
I From the pre-festival dance at the
I Pinehurst Country Club, to the finale
i of Friday night at the Southern
: Pines Country Club S. B. Richardson,
■ D. D. S. Cameron. Harry Buckley,
Frank Buchan, George W. Case, C.
P. Everest, Dr. R, L. Hart, Dr. G. G.
: Herr, H. J. Betterly, C. J. Simons,
I Walter Frankl. L. V. O’Callaghan, E.
^ C. Stevens, C. W. Picquet, and their
j committees worked unceasingly tor
j the comfort, and enjoyment of the
j residents, and guests of Southern
I General Committees
i Pre-Festival Dance—Harry Buck-
I Band and Army—S. B. Richardson,
; Dr. G. G. Herr, D. D. S. Cameron.
Ballgame—S. B. Richardson, C. P.
Everest, H. J. Betterly. Paul Barnum,
C. J. Simons.
Old Slave Day—P. F. Buchan. N.
C. Hyde, Bion H. Butler, W. H. Mc
Neill. W. D. Matthews, Sheriff Mc
Donald, J. Vance Rowe, Gordon
Cameron, Mrs. Mitchell Guthrie, W.
I J. Harrington, Chan Page.
; Decorations and Queen’s Corona-
I tion Mrs. Carl Thompson, chairman,
I Mrs. J. S. Milliken, Mrs. W. C. Mud-
j gett, Mrs. E. T. Chapman, Mrs. Lee
I Clark, Mrs. Mary Dell Matchett,
! Mrs. A. Montesanti, Walter Frankl,
Dr. G. G. Herr, Harry Buckley, Dr.
j R. L. Hart.
I Sports—E. C. Stevens, Emmett
GETS UNDER WAY
IN THIS COUNTY
Sixteen Mules and Quantities
of Garden Seed Arrive for
Use of Organization
‘NO WORK; NO EAT” PLAN
(iEORGE It. KOSS
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ENGINEERS TO MEET AT
I C.\ROLINA HOTEL vSATl'RD.W
ON NEW BRIDGE
New Survey for Proposed Bri(ige
North of Town Made But
Status of Proposal Uncertain
BROAD ST. TRAFFIC ROUTE
The Hobbs-Peaooay Construction
Company of Charlotte, which wa^
j awarded the contract for tho con-
I struction of a new bridge to replace
1 the old structure over the Seaboard
!tracks at the Morganton road, have
j had a force it work for tJhe past two
weeks setting the heavy re-enforced
concrete pillars for tha .support oi
the new brid,f<:. Traffic is now Ije.ug
diverted from May street to West
In the meanwhile another project
! sponsored by many residouts and
! business men of Southern P.Tes, that
i of a bridge, or an underpass, oetvveen
i Manly and Southern Pines to afford
an approach to the busines.s section
via West Broad street is in abeyance.
Surveys were made some months ago,
and $25,000 allocated for the work
but revised figures showed a proba
ble cost of $35,000 for an overhead
Oridge, and $45,000 for the under,
pass, and another survey was ordered,
this being but recently completed.
The status of this project will not
be known until the results of the
new survey have been studied.
Many Local Hotels
To Remain Open
Some Are Closing May 1, While
Others Will Remain Open Un
til May 15 and I.^nger
The ruial lehabilitation program
in Moore county, of which little has
been .said due to the fact that it is
still in its infancy, bids fair to be
by far the most worth-while and the
most interesting plan yet \mdertaken
for the relief of the destitute. The
program provides for no straight
hand-outs, but each person will be
required to return to the government
full value for everything received, the
relief organization so arranging things
that each man will have a change to
work to this end and thus retain his
Sixteen mules have been shipped
into the county from Atlanta for use
in farm work. Upon their arrival, they
were unloaded r.t Aberdeen and sent
to the stables at Pinehurst for a rest
of a day or two, and from there they
are taken to their new home on
Moore county farms. Five of the
number are “floating mules,” a term
which requires an explanation. These
five were let out to five men who are
; on the relief rolls who are to go from
place to place to plow gardens and
: small farms and for this work the
■ laborers will be paid thirty cents per
I The other eleven were placed in
what it is hoped will be permanent
homes, the owners to work on relief
I projects to pay for them. However,
those to whom the mules w-ere en-
j trusted were told plainly that they
' were to give the stock the proper
' care or they would not be allowed
: to keep them. They are undei the
(PU<Mse tum to page 2)
Local Kiwanis Club
Host to District Meet
: District Governor Ralph Barker
Principal Speaker at Meeting
i at Pinehurst Countrv Club
A. P. Rowe of Bethlehem, N. H.,
ha.s purchased the building on the
corner of Bennett Street and Penn
sylvania avenue, which formerly hous
ed the Sandhill Citizen Publishing
Company. The .sale was completed on
Wednesday, according to a I'eport re
ceived by The Pilot from H. A.
Lewis of Southern Pines, who put
through the sale.
Mr. Rowe plans to begin immed
iately the work of repairing the
building and putting it in tip-top
shape. No announcement as to the fu
ture use of this site, if any is con
templated, has been made.
The North Carolina Section of the
America Society of Civil Engineers
is holding its annual meeting at Pine
hurst tomorrow, the sessions start
ing at ten o’clock when the meet
ing will be called to order by C. L.
Mann, president of the North Caro
The chief speaker of the afternoon
will be Frederick H. McDonald, di
rector, who will also lead the students’
Besides civil engineers from all
parts of the state, there will be in at
tendance several men noted for their
prominence in engineering circles.
Among these are George T. Seabury,
secretary of the American Society
of Civil Engineers: Col. Willard T.
Chevalier, formerly director of Dis
trict 1; Professor Harry Tucker;
Past President W. M. Piatt, Profes
sors Hickerson and Hall; Vice Presi
dent W. C. Olsen and E. P. Coles,
president of the North Carolina En
DICK WILSON WINS
Dick WiKson, Pinehurst Country
Club, former Georgetown star, today
retained his title ot Mid-April cham
pion by defeating F. C. Robertson ot
Manchester, N. H., 5 and 3.
D. A. R. MEETING
i With the full tide of spring burgeon
ing in the Sandhills the hotel season
of 1933-34 is drawing to a close in
Southern Pines. A season of longer
extent, and more crowded houses than
that of last year, and a host of guests
that remained over longer periods
! than has been usual for some time.
; The Highland Pines Inn will remain
j open until May 15th, owing to new
1 bookings, and the desire of many
j guests to remain for a few weeks
' longer. The Jefferson will remain
j jpen through May, and the Park View
; for the summer. The Hollywood, and
I the Southland close their doors on
! Tuesday, May 1st. Lovejoy’s will not
I close until the 15th, and Highland
I Lodge the 1st of June.
(iKAM.MAR <iRADE ART
EXHIBIT OPEN MONDAY
The Alfred Moore Chapter, D. A. R.,
will meet with Mrs. Jesse Page at
Eagle Springs next Tue.sday at 2:30
o’clock. All visiting Daughters are
The Grammar Grade of the South
ern Pine.s school will hold an art ex-
I hibition on Monday, April 30, from 3
until C o’clock in the school auditor
ium. This exhibit will include hand
made candle sticks and other pottery
by the second and third grade.s, cut
paper studies, portfolios, tied and
dyed breakfast .sets, and other hand
icrafts. The P’ine Arts exhibit will
include a display of the Catherine Ar
rington prints, a collection of fifty
famous reproductions in color, which
are u.sed in the art appreciation
classes. This exhibit is under the di
rection of Misses Jean Mclver Lane
and Emily Richardson, art teachers.
Come and see the work which is
being carried on by this department
of your school.
One hundred Kiwanians represent
ing the seven Kiwanis Clubs of the
fourth division of the Carolinas dis
trict attended the annual district
meeting at the Pinehurst Country
Club Wednesday night. The clubs rep
resented were Fayetteville, Lumber-
ton, Sanford. Raeford. Selma. Smlth-
field and Aberdeen. There were vis
iting Kiwanians present from Dur
ham and Darlington, S. C. Lieuten
ant Governor Charles Scales of Sel
ma presided and District Governor
Ralph Barker of Durham was the
guest of honor and the “headliner” on
President Medlin of the Aberdeen
Glee Club welcomed the visiting Ki
wanians in a friendly and hospitable
manner and the Lieutenant Governor
responded in his usual graceful man
A pleasing feature of the evening
was the fine musical numbers pre
sented by the Aberdeen Club’s double
quartet composed of Messrs. Buch
an, Shepard, Cameron, Dunlop, Pic
quet, Leatham and the Richardson
brothers, Sam and Frank. Their Ne
gro spirituals made a big hit wtth
the visiting Kiwanians. Kiwanian Ar.
thur Newcomb furnished the humor
ous part of the program with his in
imitable and clever manner.
Governor Ralph Barker delivered
an inspiring address outlining the
ideals and objectives of Kiwanis. He
stressed the serious condition con
fronting our educational system in
North Carolina and urged the Kiwanis
Clubs of the State to use their in
fluence to maintain our educational
standards and he also urged the Ki
wanians to continue their activities
in aiding the underprivileged child and
promoting a better understanding and
a more friendly attitude between the
town merchant and business man and
A Kicker's Handicap golf tourna
ment w'as staged for the Kiwanians
during the afternoon and President
Erbie Medlin of the Aberdeen Club
won the prize with a net score of
and was a" ; rded & prize at -he din.