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of the Sandhill Territory of North Carolina
VOL. 15, NO. 51.
Southern Pines and Aberdeen, North Carolina, Friday, November 1(J, 193
3,385 VOTES .LED
Spence, Willcox, Rowe and Boy
ette Also Ahead of Ticket
in Final Figures
Gene Tunney, Retired World’s \ MR. REYNOLDS AND
Heavyweight Champion, Here HIS ALIASES
SEAWELL G. O. P. LEADER
Official returns of the balloting on
November 6th for county candidates
reveal that of the Democratic can-
diddtes, U. L. Spence for State Sena
tor, John Willcox for Clerk of Court,
W. J. Harrington for Register of
Deeds, J. Vance Rowe for Judge of
Recorder’s Court, and M. G. Boy
ette for Prosecuting Attorney ran
ahead of their full ticket, and on the
Republican side, Herbert F. Seawell,
Jr., for the Legislature, A. G. Mc
Duffie for Sheriff and Charles A.
Hussey for County Commissioner
from the Second district ran well
ahead of the G. O. P. slate.
Harrington, with 3385 votes, led
in the Democratic ranks and Seawell,
with 2067, led the Republican side.
Harrington was closely pressed by
The total county figures are as fol
For Solicitor, 13th Judicial District
— Rowland S. Pruett, Democrat, 3,-
For State Senators — Democratic,
U. L. Spence, 3,111; P. A. Lee, 2-
820. Republican, B. F. McLeod, 1674;
Jack Newlin, 1,662.
For House of Representatives, W.
R. Clegg, Democrat, 2884; Herbert
F. Seawell, Jr., Republican, 2067.
For Clerk of Court—John Willcox,
Democrat, 3308, C. R. Scotten, Rep.,
For Sheriff—C. J. McDonald, Dem.,
3112; A. G. McDuffie, Rep., 1845.
For Register of Deeds, W. J. Har
rington, Dem., 3385; Paul H. Waddill,
For Judge, Recorder’s jCourt—J.
Vance Rowe, Dem., 3249; W. Clem
ent Barrett, Rep., 1686.
For Coroner—D. Carl Fry, Dem.,
3145; Dr. W. N. McDuffie, Rep.,
For Surveyor M. McQ. Bailey,
Dem., 3196; Ollie Seawell, Rep., 1694.
For County Commissioners—1st
Dist., W. H. Currie. Dem., 3032; J.
A. Lang, Rep.. 1779. Second Dist., D.
D. McCrinimon, 2923; C. A. Hussey,
Rep., 1902. Third Dist., L. R. Rey
nolds. Dem., 3061; E. H. Willcox,
Rep.. 1775. Fourth Dist., Frank Cam
eron. Dem., 3080; H. A. Lewis, Rep.,
1744. Fifth Dist., Gordon Cameron,
Dem. 3081; H. G. Phillips, Rep., 1743.
The vote of Representative in Con-
gre.ss was; Walter Lambeth, Dem.,
3230; A. E. Hail, Rep., 1687. '
Pinehurst Season Opens With
Many Notables, Including
Two Cabinet Officers
Gene Tunney, former heavyweight
boxing champion, left for the north
Monday night after passing the week
end as the guest of Attorney Gen
eral Homer S. Cummings at the
Carolina. During his stay here, Tun
ney was entertained by many friends
in the cottage colony, including Mr.
and Mrs. Livingston L. Biddle 2d, and
Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Davidson.
Attorney General Cummings left
Tuesday. In his party while here
were Senator Alben Barkley of
Kentucky, and Stanley Reed, gen
eral counsel of RFC. The attorney
general’s party, which was to cele
brate the New Deal’s election vic
tory of November 6, also included
\V. A. Julian, United States treas
urer; Thomas McCarter, Trenton, N.
J., president of New Jersey Utilities;
E. C. Rose, Trenton, vice-president
of the same corporation; A. J. Bros-
seau, president of the Mack Truck
Company; Archibald McNeil, na
tional Democratic committeeman, of
Bridgeport, Conn.; Raymond Hack-
ett, Stamford, Conn., Cummings’
I'ormer law’ partner; George W.
Whiteside, New York attorney; T.
Howard Duckett, R. B. Cramer and
Joseph E. Davies, Washington at
torneys; Col. Frank Thompson, St.
Louis attorney; Frank D. Schroth,
Scranton, Pa., newspaperman,
William Stanley, Cummings’ assist
Secretary of State Cordell Hull
and Mr.s. Hull left Pinehurst Monday
night for Washington after passing
three weeks at the Magnolia Cot
tage. During this time the Secre
tary did little but rest and take
walks in the sunshine.
I Open for Season
j Extensive Improvements Made to
' Building and Fine Collection
of Handwork on Display
ONCE A CHURCH,
READY FOR SCHOOL
r. s. Dep’t. of Justice Has Man
Who Entertained at Beef
steak Dinner Here
CRIME RECORD ALLEGED
The Mr. Reynolds, who with his
wife recently spent a day in Southern
Pines, taking a house “for the win
ter,” buying a large supply of groc
eries, cashing a fat check and enter
taining at a breakfast dinner, is now
in the hands of the Department of
Justice. He was nabHed Wedne.sday in
Sarasota, Florida after having, it is
alleged, left a trail of bad checks
all the way from here to there. The
report from Florida fails to mention
It seems that Mr. Reynolds has oth
er names. He is also on the records as
Frank Pfiffer, alias Cooper, alias
King. He is said to have a long crim
inal record in Michigan. The Depart
ment of Justice has him for imper
sonating a United States officer and
for transporting a stolen car. Local
police in many cities will also want
him for those checks and grocery
lub Launched Here
for OId>itc Revolving Pensions
Ends Pastorate Here
J. M. Windham Heads Organiza*
tion Which Hopes to Enlist
THE PLAN OUTLINED
The Townsend Club of Southern
Pines, first in Moore county to join
in the national movement favoring
old age revolving pensions under the
plan recently put forth by Dr. F. E.
Townsend of Long Beach, California,
was organized at a meeting held here
last w'eek. The following were elected
President, J .M. Windham; Vice
President, J. F. Cole; Secretary and
Treasurer, Miss Alice May Holmes.
Attending the organization meet
ing in addition to those elected to of
fice, were Mrs. J. F. Cole, N. W.
Crain, H. A. Jackman, L. B. Wheeler,
George W. C&.se, E. C. Loomis, E. W.
Barton, F. A, Hall, R. W. Brown,
M, W. Swaringen, W. H. Holmes and
C. A. Maze. The Townsend Plan was
discussed and favored as the most
practical yet devised to provide em-
given at the expense of a local groc
ery, his chauffeur was arrested and
and i Second and Third Grades Soon ^ held for trial at Carthage. He has
KEV. W. C. BALL
Next Sunday, Nov. 18. brings to
a close the present conference year I pioyment and economic security, and
i and ends the fourth year of the Rev. j decided to enroll as many mem-
After Reynolds had entertained so j c. Ball’s services as pa.stor of the j possible and join whole-heart-
lavishly here, fleeng into the night | Aberdeen and Vass Methodist | ^^e movement which has been
followmg his big beefsteak dinner churches. He will preach in the Vass | gaining strength throughout the na-
church at 11:00 o clock Sunday morn- i during the past few months.
The Sandhills Woman's Exchange
opened Monday for the season,
with “Aunt Dinah” again at the
door to welcome the guests. The
building has been greatly improved
during the summer, one room being
added to make room for the in
Miss H. Jane Ewin of Brookline,
Mas.s., is the newly elected presi
dent of the association. She has
been an active member for several
years, taking a great deal of interest
I in the work. Other Officers are
I Mrs. Henry M. Dingley of Auburn,
! Me., vice-president; Mrs. Fred A.
Greer Stutz Marriage
in April Announced
Miss Ajines Kelly of W'ilming-
lon Bride of Son of Mayor
of Southern Pines
Announcement was made this
week of the marriage on April 3d, in
Richmond, Virginia of Dr. Greer
Stutz, son of Mayor and Mrs. Dor
sey G. Stutz of Southern Pines, to
Miss Agnes Kelly, daughter of the
late Mr. and Mrs. Angust Kelly of
Washington, N. C. The marriage was
kept secret pending Dr. Stutz’s grad
uation to the ranks of a practicing
physician. He recently passed his med
ical examination at Raleigh.
Dr. and Mrs. Stutz are making their
liome at No. 342 West 46th street in
New York City.
J. C. B.ARRON HEADS NEW
LAYMEN’S LEAGUE HERE
Men of the Emmanuel Episcopal
Church in Southern Pines have or
ganized a Laymen’s Leagfue to hold
monthly meetings during the winter
season. At a meeting held last Fri
day evening in the Southern Pines
Men’s Club the following officers
were elected: John C. Barron, presi
dent: Norman Day, vice president and
Bryant Poe secretary.
A Program committee has been
appointed to arrange the monthly
meetings, providing speakers or other
entertainment features. On this com
mittee are Edgar T. Chapman, How
ard Burns and Stewart Cameron.
Powdrell of Great Neck. L. I., treas
urer; and Mrs. Ernest Gamache of
Pinehurst, secretary. Miss Mary
Ward of Cleveland, Ohio, heads the
pricing committee; Mrs. Paul Dana,
the membership committee; Mrs.
Harry B. Emery, sales and Mrs.
George B, Hawes, food committee.
The women who contribute the
articles for sale have been unusually
active this fall and the past sum
mer and as a consequence the Ex
change has on display one of the
finest collections of needlecraft and
other home made products that it
has ever been its privilege to han
Many Sandhillians plan to attend
the football game at Chapel Hill to-
morrow between Duke and the Uni
versity of North Carolina. The U. N.
C. is favored to win.
To Move Into Remodeled
since been released as an innocent
I party to the crimes aleged.
What v'a.^ once the Baptist Church] Women of Southem
building ,n Manly and was later the: pi Hnmiltal
Manly schooiiiouse is about to be op-j X ineS lO .'A.IU nUopilal
ened as an annex to the Southern j ■
Pines School. The attractive little Chapter of Moore County
building you’ve seen going up on the | Hospital .Vuxlliary Lays Plans
school grounds on Ridge street was
built around the former church and
schoolhouse, and this week will see
for Sea.son’s Activities
The Southern Pines Chapter cf the
its completion. Within the next two! County Hospital Auxiliary
weeks the first and second grades' held its first meeting of the year
of the local school will move in. | Tuesday afternoon at the Southern
The architecture is of Colonial de-, Country Club with a large and
sign. The building, on the outside, i enthusiastic crowd present. Mrs.
has the appearance of a small, mod- j J^ickson H. Boyd, the newly elected
ern house. Two attractive columns i president, presided,
stand at either side of the entrance. ' Struthers Burt, president of the
Large, well arranged windows ai. j Board of Directors, made a splendid
lew the .sun to shine in the classrooms-1 work the hospital is
Two large rooms across the front, or | <^loing and of the opportunity there
Ridge street, side of the building will i ^he Auxiliary here to aid the
house the two grades which are mov-1 hospital. Edwin McKeithen. mana-
Roll Call Tuesday
If You’re Going: to Be Away
From Home Leave Your
The Red Cross Roll Call drive
will begin next Tues&ay, Novem
ber 20th. Mrs. J. S. Milliken, chair
man of the Southern Pines chapter,
has announced that the chapter
wishes to finish the drive in one
day, and asks those who are not
planning to be at home on that day
to please leave their contribution*
with some one at the house for
the worker who calls in order that
it will not be necessary to make
more than one call at each home.
Eventually with the hoped-for ad
ditions to the r.viin building the plan
is to use the new structure for a
The building around which the new
schoolhou-.e was constructed dates
back into the y.ong-ago, t;he days
when Manly was one of the leading
villages of the coimty. It was ac
quired by Southern Pines and mov
ed here by unemployed a.s a relief
project. Much of the labor in convert
ing it into the present attractive build
ing w’as provided by relief funds.
TEXNiS T01’K\F:Y STARTS
TOMORROW .AT PINEHl'RST
Mrs. Richard Tufts and Mrs. John
Drexel, Jr., are sponsoring a tennis
tournament starting tomorrow, Sat
urday, on the courts of the Pine
hurst Country Club. Only mixed
doubles will be played, and the fol
lowing pairs have entered:
Herbert Vail and Mrs. W. C. Mud-
gett, R. S. Levering and Mrs. Edgar
Ewing, Nelson C. Hyde and Mrs.
Drexel, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Stevens,
Almet Jenks and Mrs. Herbert Vail,
Paul Dana and Mrs. Donald Parson,
Edward Blodgett and Mrs. L. L.
Biddle, II, Halbert J. Blue and Mrs.
Nelson C. Hyde, Donald Parson and
Mrs. Tufts, Struthers Burt and Mrs.
Beach Cooke, Harry M. Vale and Mrs.
Richard Lovering, and R. P. Davidson
and Mrs. Almet Jenks.
FR.ANK B. POTTLE H.\S
PNEt’MONI.A IN NORTH
Word has been received here
that Frank B. Pottle, proprietor of
the Hollywood Hotel, is suffering
from pneumonia at Montclair, New
Jersey. His condition is reported as
not serious, but he will be delayed
some time in returning here from
his son’s recent wedding at Provi
dence, R. I.
ger of the hospital, also told of some
specific needs, and the dietician. Miss
Alexander, discussed problems in the
Officers for this year are:
Mrs. Jackson H. Boyd, president;
Mrs. W’illiam C. Mudgett, vice-presi
dent; Mrs. Emmet French, secretary
and treasurer. Committee chairmen
have been appointed as follows:
Finance, Mrs. Jamie Dickie; Ways
& Means, Mrs. Clara Pushee; Mem
bership, Mrs, Mudgett; Publicity,
Mrs. Eugene C. Stevens; Garden,
Mrs. H. H. Beckwith; Visiting, Mrs.
E. T. Chapman; Birthday Club, Mrs.
M. ®. Nichols.
Each chapter of the Auxiliary is
responsible for the upkeep of some
part of the hospital equipment such
as linen, china, etc.. and the meet
ing was held to discuss plans for this
winter and to give those who are in
terested an opportunity to take an
active, part in Southern Pines’ share
of this most necessary work.
SCENIC P.ARKWAY .AVV.\RDED
BY ICKES TO NORTH C.VROLIN.A
ing. Mr. Ball has done a fine work
on the Aberdeen-Vass charge and has
greatly endeared himself to both con
gregations, so it is with a feeling of
deep regret that they see his term of
service here draw to a close.
Union Services Here
Each Sunday Night
Southern Pines Churches llnite
for Evening Worship, Start
ing This Sunday
Union Sunday night serviccH in the
churches of Southein Pines begin next
Sunday night, November 18, in the
Protestant Episcopal Church. Wor
ship will be in charge of the rector,
the Rev. F. Craighill Brown. B. D. | the §200 within the month it is receiv-
The union chorus of all the choirs e,j
President Roosevelt proposed a
plan for unemployment insurance and
old age pensions on W’ednesday of
this week, embodying many of the
features of the Townsend Plan.
A second meeting will be held this
afternoon, Friday, in the Southern
Fines High School building from 2:30
until 3 o’clock, and the session will
be open to all, regardless of age.
Here In a nutshell is the Plan
explained by its proponents:
The Townsend Plan
A. It would provide a pension of
.'5200 a month for every person over
60 in the United States, with a few
B. The pensioner must be without
fixed income from investments ex
ceeding the pension. He must spend
will be led by Prof. Frederic Stanley
?mith. Dr. C. Rexford Raymond, the
new' pastor of the Church of Wide
Fellowship, will be the preacher.
He must cease any gainful occupa
tion. The pension must be spent in
the United States. The pensioner
must be free from habitual criminal-
Later services are announced as ; ity. No one Is compelled to accept the
Nov. 20. at the Church of Wide
Fellowship, sermon by Ihe Rev.
Union Thanksgiving service, Wed
nesday night. No. 28, at the Baptist
Church, sermon by Dr. Raymond.
Dec. 2, at the Baptist Church, ser-
m.on by the Rev. F’. C. Brown.
C. Needed revenue would be rais-
■ ; ed by a national retail sales tax,
probably 10 percent, used solely for
the pen.=ion. This tax makes everyone
in the country a contributor to the re
tirement fund, in much the same way
that a regular contribution is demand-
Decision was handed down Monday
by Secretary of the Interior Ickes
awarding to North Carolina the rout
ing of the great scenic parkway from
the Shenandoah National Park to the
Smoky Mountains National Park, and
work on parkway is expected to be
gin promptly. A corps of engineers
has already been assigned to make a
North Carolina and Tennessee had
a big battle over this parkway, and
the committee voted for the Tennes
see route. Secretary Ickes. howexer,
upset the committee recommendation.
KIW.ANIS TO ELECT OFFICERS
The annual meeting and election
of officers of the Kiwanis Club will
be held ne«t Wednesday night as the
opening feature of Montesanti's Ven
ice Spaghetti Garden, on the old
Southern Pines-Pinehurst road.
Dcc. 23, each church will conduct ^he individual under other in-
its own Christmas service. | dustrial and governmental pension
Dec. 30, at the Church of Wide plans.
Fellowship, the Rev. William S. i d. The Census of 1930 gives popu-
Beard, D. D., vice president of Hoi- | over 60 as 10,300.000. Of these
speak. ; g24 000 have private resources. It is
SERIES OF S.VCUEI) C’ONCEUTS ’ estimated that 8.000,000 of the bal-
•\T PINEHURST THIS WINTER | ^rif^c would be eligible for pensions.
I E. The initial cost would be $1,-
For the evening worship at the 600,000,000, but after the first month
Pinehurst Community Church a sac
red concert will be given on one Sun
day of each month during the Win
The first of these concerts will be
on the evening of November 25 from
eight to nine o’clock. The service of
worship, which will be conducted by
the Rev. Dr. T. A. Cheatham, rector
of the Village Chapel, will be com
prised of an organ recital by Pro
fessor Frederick Stanley Smith of
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P.ATRONESSES .\RE N.AMED
FOR FRID.VY NIGHT DANCE
The following patronesses have
been named for the dance to be held
this, Friday evening at 9:30 o’clock at
the Pinehurst Country Club for the
benefit of the undernourished chil
dren of the county:
Southern Pines—Mrs. W. C. Mud-
Southern Pines, with interludes of | &®tt, Mrs. E. Levis Prizer, Mrs. Al-
selections by an unaccompanied mix- j Jenks, Mrs. Edgar Chapman,
ed quartet. The members of the Mrs. F. Craighill Brown, Mrs. Edgar
quartet are the Rev. and Mrs. A. V.
Gibson of Sanford, tenor and so
prano, and the Rev. and Mrs. A. J.
McKelway of Pinehurst, bass and con
A “POUNDING” FOR HOSPITAL
ON ITS FIFTH ANN!VERSARV
The Moore County Hospital w’ill
celebrate its fifth anniversary on Sun
day, November 25th, and as in the
past, will be given a “pounding” by
the many friends of the institution
in tjie Sandhills. Gifts of canned
goods, vegetables, fruits-—anything'
which may be of use will be hear
tily welcomed by the hospital man
Ewing, Mrs. Nelson Hyde, Mrs. M.
G. Nichols, Mrs. Struthers Burt, Mrs.
James Milliken, Mrs. James Boyd
and Mrs. Jackson Boyd.
Pinehurst—Mrs. Leonard Tufts,
Mrs. Halbert J. Blue, Mrs. T. A.
Cheatham, Mrs. L. L. Biddle, II,
Mrs. Nat Hurd, and Mrs. C. A.
Aberdeen—Mrs. H. K. Bowman,
Mrs. H. A. Page, Jr., Mrs. E. M.
Medlin, Mrs. F. D. Shamburger, and
Mrs. Edwin McKeithen.
Carthage—Mrs. Gilliam Brown.
Pinebluff—Mrs. Harold Paget.
Eagle Springs—Mrs. George Mau
Mrs. Betty Hanna Davidson is
sponsoring the dance.