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The pilot. (Vass, N.C.) 1920-current, March 10, 1939, Image 1

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I r ^ f. ■!¥" T:,-, MOORE COUVTY’S LEADING NEWS-WEEKLY THE A Paper Devoted to the Upbuilding VOL. 19, NO. 15. SPniNcs fe n.. HANl.l»v J' «/ M JACKSOH SPRINOS SOWTMBRN Pines PINEBLUFP PILOT FIRST IN NEWS, ) CIRCULATION & ADVERTISING of the Sandhill Territory of North Carolina Southern Pines and Aberdeen, North Carolina. Friday, March 10, 1939. FIVE CENTS LIST 50 CLASSES FOR HORSE SHOW LAST OF MARCH Trotters, Pacers, Saddle Horses, Polo Ponies, Hunters and Jjmpers To Be Shown MANY SPECIAL TROPHIES Grand Illusion” Widely Discussed Film To He Shown Here For Benefit of Maternity Clinics Fifty classes are on the Premium List for the 22d annual Sandhills Horse Show, successor to the Pine- hurst Horse Show, to be held at the Pinehurst ring on the race track grounds on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 28th and 29th.| The Pre mium Lists were mailed out to horse owners throughout the state during the wee), by Secretary Charles W. Picquet. Entries close on March 22d. The list includes four classes for trotters and pacers, eleven for three- gaited saddle horses, five for five- gaited horses, five for horseman, ship, three for polo ponies, 13 for hunters and jumpers, and numerous military classes. There are money ^5take claases for saddle horses, hunters and ajumpers, and numerous special trophies, among the don ors being Mr. and Mrs. Reed A. Albee, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Heather, Mr. and Mrs. J. Herbert Todd, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph McKee, Alfred B. Maclay and Richard Welling. The Premium booklet lists the of ficers and executive committee of the 'show as follows: N. S. Hurd, pres ident; Nelson C. Hyde, vice.president Charles W. Picquet, secretary-treas- urer; Ccl. George P. Hawes, chair man executive committee, of which the members are the officers and Mrs. Leroy Gates, George P. Liver more, Frederick H. Burke, Steven E. Comstock, Col. I. T. Wyche, Capt. H. F. Searight, Walter T. North- graves and Mrs. Lawrence B. Smith, Judges of the show this year will be Col. Sloan Doak of hunters and jumpers, Mrs Reed A. Albee, Larch- mont, N. Y., and R. C. Heather, New York, saddle classes and horseman ship, and an officer from Fort Bragg, to be named by Brig. Gen. William Bryden, military classes. Frederick H. Burke of Southern Pines will be ring master and Col. Hawes ring supervisor. “Grand Illusion,” the most widely discussed film of the decade will be presented at the Carolina Theatre on March 25 by the Moore County Ma ternity Committee to raise funds for assisting the County Welfare officer and the County Health officer in maternity health work in the coun ty- All seats for the performance of "Grand Illusion" will be reserved and sold in advance. Tickets may be ob tained from members of the commit, tee or resei'vations may be made through Mrs. Page at Madame et La Jeune Fille in Pinehurst or Mrs. Ed- son at Franjean’s in Southern Pines. This picture, which has been run ning for more than six months in New York, has been highly praised and was recently awarded first prize by the National Board of Review and the New Y6rk Film Critics Circle. The film is beljig presented to raise funds so that maternity health woik may re continued and care may ne giV'.*n to mothers who have, uhmI now, leceived, in most cases, none at rll The Maternity committee has been instrumental in securing a nurse, trained at the Lobenstine Clinic in New York, who supervises prena tal clinics a month and visits pa tients and has secured a doctor to conduct each clinic. Also, it provides medicine and baby clothes for needy mothers and contributes toward hos pital care when needed, transports patients to and from the clinics and supplements, whenever possible, the low fee which the county pays to the doctor. COUNTY ACCEPTS RESIGNATION OF D. D. McCRIMMON Exhibit of Rare Oriental Art \ Objects To Benefit Hospital Member of Board of Commis sioners Since 1934 Succeeded by W. J. Dunlap OWN' BUSINESS PRESSING The resignation of D. D. McCrim- mon, who had served continuously as County Commissioner since Decem ber, 1934, was accepted by the Board j ” I I’ethick for the benefit of the Wo of County Commissioners at the reg- Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. Pethick To Show Collection Acquired in Far Eastern Countries Through the courtesy ancf kind permission of Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Turner, there will be an exhibition of Oriental Art objects in the ball- loom of the Highland Pines Inn dur ing the afternoon and evening ot Thursday, March 16th, beginning at 2:00 o’clock. The exhibition is being i given by Mr. and Mrs. Harry H. ular monthly meetings held on Mon day of this week, and W. J. Dunlap of Hemp was appointed by the Clerk of the Superior Court to fill out the | unexpired term of Mr. McCrimmon. Mr. Dunlap took the oath of office Monday and entered upon his duties at that meeting. Mr. McCrimmons resignation was accepted “with reluctance and regret, the Board desiring to express its sincere appreciation to Mr. McCiim- mon for his fine and sacrificial ser. vce as County Commissioner, and to nun's Auxiliary of the Moore Coun ty Hospital. The collection was acquired by Mr. and Mrs. Pethick during their 25 year.s of residence and travel in Chna, Japan, the Philippines, Indo- China and Siam. While not many items are oi great value, tne arts of these countries are well represent ed and the collection contains some ancient pieces of considerable inter- i est. There will be over 500 objects on view, including examples of wood- Review of “Joseph in Effypt”-at Civic Club Patsy Smith (ioodwin of Char lotte To Read, Ethel Edwards To Sin>? This Afternoon One of the most important pro. grams to be offered this season by the Civic Club of Southern Pines, vill be this afternoon, Friday, at 3:00 o’clojik, when Patsy Smith Goodwin of Charlotte, is being brought here to give a review of ‘‘Joseph in Egypt” by Thomas Manii. Book reviews are Patsy Goodwin’s beloved work and she holds her and. ience every minute. Preceding the reading of the book she gives 15 minutes of current topics. Ethel Edwards of Stamford, Conn., will give a group of soprano solos, accompanied by Mrs. N. L. Hodgkins, and will follow with a group of read- ing.s to music, for which ?he plays her own accompaniments. All visi. tors in cottagcs and hotels are in vited to enjoy this program. There will not be any charge for admis sion and tea will be served. 1)01 GK.VM>SON OF IJNC’OLX DKBATKIl. HERF TOURNAMENT ON FOR GOLF TITLE AT COUNTRY CLUB southern Pines Championship To Be Played Saturday and Sunday cuts, prints of silk and linen em- wish for Mr. McCrimmon every sue- . , •' broideries, textiles, costumes wood- carving, ivories, blackwood pieces. The 10th annual Southern Pines Country Club Golf championship will be held tomorrow and Sunday, March 11 and 12 over the 6,300 yard cham pionship course. The event will con sist of 36 holes of medal play to be played over the two-day period. Last year’s ch.nmpion, Herimann Grover, will be on hand to defend cess in his chosen endeavors. In a letter to the Citizens of Moore county, released for publication this week, Mr. McCrimmon said: “I have found it necessary to re sign from the Board of County Com missioners of Moore county. Being a druggist, I find it necessary to be in my store more regularly, and ra ther than neglect either the County’s business, or my own affairs, I have submitted my resignation. “It has been a pleasure for me to sei’ve as a Commissioner, and I have at all times endeavored to dis charge my duties to the best of my .abilities. It is my sincere hope that every decision I have made as a Commissioner has been for the up building of Moore county. “Moore county has a real Board of Commissioners. Every member of this board is rendering real service to Moore county at a sacrifice to himself. I have sincerely enjoyed ■working with this board and will definitely miss the association with these men each first Monday. I have always found them ready to cooper ate in anything which they felt was for the good of the county. “I hope that the citizens of Moore county will keep these men in har- bronzes, old brass, porcelains, orien. tal silver and metal work. Carved chest:^, Jacquer, cloisonne, Peking rugs, dolls, masques, and donkey-.'kin fig,ire.«i used in Chinese shadow pUiy,9. In addition interesting examples of the coinage of China, Jcipm, tne Philippines, Indo-China, Siam, Bor neo, Sarawak, Malay States, Cam- bodia, Netherland Indies and New Guinea will be shown. Among then will be 1 collection of 80 dii’fer> n: Cliin<ise silver dollars of the Empire and ^\(^puiblic, some of \»’hlch are new extremely rare. Tickets at 50 cents each. Includ ing tea, will be on sale at the desks of the principal hotels or may be obtained at the entrance to the exhib it. Chinese tea will be served from 4:00 to 3:00 p. m. Urges Caution Fire WardenTAfter Ten Fires in February, Asks Public To Be Careful Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of the con servation of our natural resources. In other words, it’s a bad time of year for fires—grass fires, for- fires. There were ton during Februarj’, fortunately kept down to small acreage by the efficient work of Fire Warden John R. Mc Crimmon and his men. But it doesn’t take much for a little fire to spread, and it takes less to start a little fire. So Mr. Mc Crimmon urges caution—with a capital C. “THEY’RE OFF” TO BE HEARD HERE NEXT SATURDAY Cream of Country’s Steeplechase Horses Entered in Fifth An nual Sandhills Event PARKING AT PREMIUM Entries have been coming in all week for the fifth annual steeple chase races of the Sandhills Steeple chase and Racing Association on the Barber Estate course a week from tomorrow, and at this writing there Is every indication of a most suc cessful afternoon of sports-_the most thrilling sport from the spectator standpoint that there is. Entries close tomorrow, so that a listing of the aspirants for honors and shares of I the $2,200 purses is not available at n 4 t Tri¥ Tr« /I 1 » w ^ already sufficient en- CAUCUS CALLED : r :r:ve^"';v"fr„ irzi TIM ARFRni7I7IVI TA ^ lil 1 i i ^rush, one over timber, one over M Anir riTv TirurT ™ iirilfllj Lll I llLlVrjl ' completed yecter- : day, and everything Is reported In n-f m TT- . « readiness for the big day the 18th f»r I . r.c0M.breaklng day. More part,- Mayor, Commission I ,„g than ever Citizens of Aberdeen are meeting '““ T”**' i„ and from all reports people are 11! caucus on Monday niirht March ... r 9nth ir. Marcn comng from all sections of the state, ^Oth to name candidates for Mav-1 r. o .u ^ ,r. ■ u ^ I fiom South Carolina, Virginia, about or and members of the Board of everywhere.. Commissioners to serve for a two I t> ■ o . . J Lwo. , Racing Secretary Richard Wallach year period, the election to follow on j, rvicnarj wcti.acn, Tuesday, May 2d. The meeting will be held in the High School building at 8:00 o’clock. John G. Sloan has been aoDointed, chasers; Mrs. Marlon duPont Scott gave out the names of a few horses yesterday. Mrs. Frank M. Gould has entered Postman Home, one of the country's best steeple. . , If' sending several horses, among Lean poll holders and J. F. Blue al 1 .u r them Lance Corporal and Sailor’s Cotton Can Rehabilitate South, Kiwanis Hears Lieutenant Governor of District and Rev. J. PVed Stimson Address Club The South can be rehabilitated through its principal crop, cotton, In the belief of Thomas Upchurch of ness for many years to come as I j Raeford, lieutenant governor of the do not believe a better board can be | Carolinas district of Kiwanis Inter found. 1 national. Mr Upchurch spoke at the “W. H. Currie has and is render- j weekly meeting of the Sandhills Ki- ing real service as chairman of the wanis Club, held Wednesday in the his title against a field of more than board. He knows the County’s bus-, Southern Pines Country Club 70 golfers. The tournament Is open iness from the bottom to the top, to all seasonal or weekly members and It would be extremely hard to and no entrance fee will be charged, find a man of Mr. Currie’s ability All entries are requested to be in by who would give as unselfishly of his 6:00 tonight, Friday. Among the en- ) time to the county, tries already listed are the names of “I wish to thank the citizens for such local stars as Grover, Gordon honoring me in the past with their Keth, Macke Caldwell, Dick Sugg and .support and It Is with extreme sor. Fmmett Golden. Prizes will be given jow that I find that the of per- t(ir the champion, runnor-up, low net sonal affairs makes my resignation and second low net. i Musical Treat Offered Here By Flora Macdonald College Faculty The Catholic Daughters of Amer ica and the Holy Name Society of Saint Anthony's Church, Southcrr Pines, assembled last Sunday morn ing. The speaker was R. D. Douglas. Sr, prominent attorney of Greonsborr Others at the speaker’s table wer< ifiss Marguerite Wolff, of Altoona Pa.; Mrs. R. D. Douglas, Greensboro- Rev. Thomas A. Williams, Southen Pines; Mrs. Harold Maloney. South- trn Pines; Mrs. James J. Sprlnf Fitchburg, Mass.; L. V. O’Callaghar Southern Pines. Mr. Douglas had a his subject “The Future of the Cath olio Church in North Carolina.” One of the musical treats of the season is in store for Sandhills music :overs tomorrow, Saanday, wl;en un- er the sponsorship of the Three Arts Gioup, members of the faculty of Ihe Conservatory o’.’'*Mu.‘iic at Flora Jslacdonald College, Red Springs, will present a musical program at the 'ine Needles clubhouse at 8:30 p. m. Artists on the program will be lelen Scoggins of Wilmington, asso- iaie professor of piano; Estelle Louise Cooney of Nichols, Conn., lead of the voice department; Lil ian Farquhar Robeson, head of the Though alarmed at the present plight of cotton farmers, Mr Up church sees a way out through the recent organization of grow'ers in Tennessee, a move which has spread trhoukhout the entire cotton belt. The aim of the National Cotton Council of America is- to expand production and find domestic uses for the ex- ce.-s. Wo can grow three million more bales and increase employment by 25 percent, and “uses for the full ci'op can bo found,’’ he believes. The Postoffice depaitmenf alone can \nc .several million bales by Hwitvh- ing from hemp to cotton twine; all —« I kinds of bags can be made of cot- studied under Edwin Hughes in New j ton; more n.'ie can be made of cot- York. ton in road consti'uction. necessary. registrar, J, V. Ferree and Ed Mc-i jc Lean poll holders and J. F. Blue al ternate for the election. The reglstra- .1 , Knot, Paul Mellon, who won the on book. 1, be open .t the Eeon. -Sandhill, Challenge Cup la« year omy Grocery Company s store for corn Dodger, has entered Fac- Zl'T, TT “-J Captain Kvart are entitled to register, on Saturdays , Johnson has the well favored Sea- H * ' A 1 ^ already here for the big Saturday, April 29th will be Chal- I .• u , timber race. Others who have en- lenge Day. , tered horses Include “Jock” Whit- f t *s the pres- ^ Walter T. Northgraves, L. W. en mayor of Aberdeen, and the pres. jr,_hl. Cabin Flro won ent Commissioners are W. H. Me-: .u 01 u v. 1 4. u 1 the $1,000 brush race last March and Neill, H. A. Gunter, J. D. McLean . • * ^ o n ^ ^ ’ *• IS re-entered; Mrs. Stuart Spillman, C. L. Guion and W. D. Caviness. Mrs. : Evelyn H. Pleasants, Clerk-Treasurer,; gave official notice of the caucus and election this weelt. Mrs. Lewis Parks and Mi’s. J. C. Clark, all owners of leading thor oughbreds. Though the supply Is almosi. ex hausted, the office of the Sandhills association, in the Village Court Building, Pinehurst, is still taking res ervations for parking spaces in t^e Clubhouse Enclosure, and selling Grandstand spaces on the hiUside overlooking the entire course. 'Ihese latter are sold at $5.00, which in. eludes all passengers in the car. The If you see a little red Model T 1 c-o ^ 1 ■ , $2.00 non-reserved parking spaces I>oid jogging around the community,^ goU only on the d;iy of the stop it. It has tickets for sale to. event. the Old Fashioned Co.stume Parade rr.u <• » ; The is m perfect condition, to be staged for the benefit of the ^ * j „ i The grandstand was erectcu this Moore County Hospital in the ball- , j 1 , , , * week, the paddock fences put up, sta- room of the Pinehurst Country Club ,, , 1 ,r .1 bles made ready for the v.siting tomorrow, Saturday afternoon. And ,, 1 ■ 1 ■ » ■ * horses, and fim;hing touc .ts put oa al! fences by the gaint Every thing’s set for the cry: Yesteryear’s Costumes On Parade Saturday One Worn at Court Presentation others of All Ilk Are Proces sion for Hospital tickets are going fasl. They are also on sale at both drug stores in Aber deen and in Pinehurst. at the Broad Ptrcet I^harmacy in Southern Pines, by Sam, the Carolina’s hotel’s major domo, by Girl Scouts and at the Pinehurst Libraiy. They're either 50 “They’re off!’’ .lay Cee Barn Eaiice Feature of Next Week Estelle Cooney studied at Woman’s j Mr I'pchurch also discussed the I a dollar. , College in New Haven, the Yale 1 growth and importance of Kiwanis { " served om.-half an 1 Country Club To Be Transform ed Into “Ye Olde Brrno*’ For Tuesday N'«iht School of Music, the Yale Graduate! activitle.= in his district, and through.'*'®^”’ b<‘f''i'e the parade of “old tim- School of the Drama, the Schroon out the United States and Canada,, |‘'it o:00 o’clock I Lake Colony and later with Oscar At its peak in 1929, Kiwanis had 1 The first costume in the pro- .Seagle, in New York. *103,000 members he .said. The aim will be worn by a lady who Highlighting the c.^toriainm ’t Lillian Farquhor Robeson is a Uiig year is to get b.ick to this total, j presented at court, and has the calendar for next wee], •.ill be the graduate of the Halifax (Nova Scotia) 1 nnd he congratulated the SanJhills ' court train. There’ll be many , Jay-Cec’s Barn Dance, ' ;n?ored by Consen’atory of Mu.sic; has studied j ch.b on its expansion, the club .show- cthns,-of all ages and ilks, for two years at the Leipzig Conser- ing n s.ibstantial increase in mem- 1 —- the Southern Pines Jur );• Char.ibor of Commerce, and schci’ iicd to ‘a'-e Iilace on Tuesday night at the Cour_ try Club. Dick Jones and his o:' hestra l\ V3 vatory in Germany and has since . bership during the •, lar. “If the , GO\ I’UNAirA'T SENDS I*. (). coached with Max Rosen, Ruth Bre, | other 2.000 clubs keep pace wl:.h you,” : PL.XXTING SPTX'IFIC'ATIOXS ton and Sascha Jacobson, in New, lie said, “there will bo no question ' ^ork. j about the 103,000 members of our , I’lars nr.d sp clficatlions for the i been engaged to provl.’c music .'ind Mr. Ebf i-ly received hi.s musical , 2,000 club--.’’ | r'an‘uMr <>f Vbe giMvnds around the , entertainment for thi.i affair, rnd education at the University of Ne- ; The Rev. J. Fred Stimson, in ex- | new r.o iil:crn Pin?s postoffice were , these boys make their bow to P nd- lolin department, and J. ilg’us | j,raska, and has since studied with tending a welcome to three new j I’ovivU ■ stoi r’->y fro.n Washington . hills dancers accompanied by t e :berly of Davia City, Neb., dean of ■ York and done j n'emberg, Che.ster Williams of Pine- canyir:- o.'t largely the recommendatio-.’^ and frrsh he School of Music. 'graduate work at New York Univer- : hur.^t, D. Sabiston of Carthage of Alfred B. Yeomans of the locn! from an auspicious debut befor ■ n >:. Miss Scoggins, a brilliant pianist ^ sity. ! nnd Pvobert ^^cClelIan of Knollwood ho has won especial recognition a?. There will be no admission charg-| tok; the membership that ne\’<?r be- n accompanist, received her B. M. | ed for this musical program and ho-1 ft re in history was an organlfcatlon agree in piano at Flora Macdonald tel guests and members of the cot- , such as Kiwanis as necessary as nov.' ’ollege and, prior to her appolnt- ient to the School of Music faculty, P!’r.nii'.g Commission. Bid? will be neigh’s citizens at last v.cek’s “'?.Tin- opiiud on Friday, March 17th, rn warming” dance, which offi K’’,y ’ ■•tm'>tcr Frank jBu^han reportn closed the Southern Conference bss- ^hnt already he has had requests for tage colony are invited to be present 1 “to bind men to try and hold togeth-1 spec’f;, ations from 15 nurserymen as guests of the Three Arts Group.' er the fundamen'als of civilization, 'eiiirlng to submit estimates. ketball tournament. The word from P.aleigh is that (Please turn to page four)

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